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The Plays of Aeschylus. Sir John Lubbock's Hundred Books

By: Aeschylus and translated by Robert Potter

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London and New York, George Routledge and Sons N.d. [c. 1910's]: 1910

Book number: 59682

Condition: Very Good


288 pp. Contemporary full leather with gilt lettering to spine. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Spine darkened with slight wear to extremities. Internally clean. View more info

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The Birds

By: Aristophanes

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New York, The Limited Editions Club 1959: 1959

Book number: 41585

Condition: Very Good


4to., xii., 53, [1] colophon pp., very pretty calf spined binding with decorative boards, held in a folder, which is finally protected by a slipcase. The slipcase is slightly battered, tanned and split. Illustrated with two tone line drawings, printed for the Limited Editions Club, numbered 1475 of 1500 copies. Folder spine slightly darkened. View more info

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Plays of Aristophanes, Sophocles and Euripides. Sir John Lubbock's Hundred Books

By: Aristophanes, Sophocles and Euripides

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London and New York, George Routledge and Sons N.d. [c. 1910's]: 1910

Book number: 59709

Condition: Good


436 pp. Contemporary full leather with gilt lettering to spine. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Spine darkened and boards marked. Slight damage to fore-edge. Internally clean. View more info

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The Works of Aristotle : The Famous Philosopher

By: Aristotle

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Richardson, Clarke, and Johnson N.d. [c. 1820]: 1820

Book number: 57755

Condition: Very Good


New and improved edition. 274 pp. Contemporary full leather. Lacks any spine lettering. Minor wear to front hinge. A few leaves loose at rear. With seven in-text illustrations. Binding firm. View more info

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The Famous Hystory of Herodotus translated into English by B.R. anno 1884

By: B.R. [Translated] Herodotus

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Constable and Co. Ltd 1924: 1924

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 54711

Condition: Good


Limited edition from the Tudor Translations second series edited by Charles Whibley with an introduction by Leonard Whibley. Half red cloth with gilt lettering and decoration on spine with red boards, rubbing on edges and front and rear boards. PP xxxiii + 242, t.e.g, foxing to endpapers with additional minor foxing throughout. Otherwise tight and clean internally. A good near very good copy. View more info

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Savage Energies : Lessons of Myth and Ritual in Ancient Greece

By: Burkert, Walter

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press 9780226080857: 9780

Book number: 58972

Condition: As New


Cloth in dust jacket. In As New condition. Still in shrinkwrap. View more info

Image for C. Cornelii Taciti Opera quae exstant : integris Beati Rhenani, Fulvii Ursini, M. Antonii Mureti, Josiae Merceri, Justi Lipsii, Valentis Acidalii, Curtii Pichenae, Jani Gruteri, Hugonis Grotii, Joannis Freinshemii, Joannis Frederici Gronovii & selectis aliorum Commentariis illustrata ... [Annals]

C. Cornelii Taciti Opera quae exstant : integris Beati Rhenani, Fulvii Ursini, M. Antonii Mureti, Josiae Merceri, Justi Lipsii, Valentis Acidalii, Curtii Pichenae, Jani Gruteri, Hugonis Grotii, Joannis Freinshemii, Joannis Frederici Gronovii & selectis aliorum Commentariis illustrata ... [Annals]

By: C. Cornelii Taciti [Cornelius Tacitus]

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Trajecti Batavorum, Jacobum a Poolsum et Johannem Visch 1721: 1721

Book number: 58945

Condition: Very Good


(32), 756 pp. Contemporary blind-stamped parchment-paper over boards. Ink title to spine. Front joint renewed. Boards clean. Internally clean. Frontis engraving. Title-page vignette. Early ink owners' names to title-page. Tail-pieces. Binding firm. Text in Latin. View more info

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Caii Plinii Caecilii Secundi. Epistolarum Libri Decem. Opera Quae Supersunt, Omnia. Consulis Panegyricus Nervae Trajano Augusto Dictus. Three volumes

By: Caii Plinii [Pliny]

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Foulis Press 1751: 1751

Book number: 49068

Condition: Very Good


In three volumes. 275; 276-501; 502-633, (23) pp. Tan full calf. Spines elaborately gilt panelled with leather title labels. All edges red. Marbled endpapers. Damage to leather of volume one. Damage to spine joints at tail of 2 volumes. All volumes firm and tight. A nice set. View more info

Image for Callimachi Cyrenaei Hymni (cum suis scholiis Graecis) & Epigrammata. Ejusdem Poematium De coma Berenices, a Catullo versum. Nicodemi Frischlini, Balingensis interpretationes due Hymnorum: una, oratione soluta: alter, carmine...[bound with] Lycophronis Chalcidensis Alexandra. Cum eruditissimis Isacii Tzetzis commentariis, ex fide manuscripti emendatioribus factis...

Callimachi Cyrenaei Hymni (cum suis scholiis Graecis) & Epigrammata. Ejusdem Poematium De coma Berenices, a Catullo versum. Nicodemi Frischlini, Balingensis interpretationes due Hymnorum: una, oratione soluta: alter, carmine...[bound with] Lycophronis Chalcidensis Alexandra. Cum eruditissimis Isacii Tzetzis commentariis, ex fide manuscripti emendatioribus factis...

By: Callimachi Cyrenaei [Callimachus] [bound with] Lycophronis Chalcidensis [Lycophron]

Price: £750.00

Publisher: Genevae, Excudebat Henricus Stephanus [Henri Estienne] [bound with] Excudebat Paulus Stephanus [Paul Estienne] 1577 / 1601: 1577

Book number: 51265

Condition: Very Good


2 works bound as 1. (xiv), 72, 134; (xiv), 211, 59 pp. Bound in 19th century full vellum with red ruled border-lines to front & rear boards. Lettering in dark brown ink to spine. Bevelled edges. All edges red. Marbled endpapers. Marks to vellum and spine somewhat darkened. Title pages with engraved printer's devices. Head and tail-pieces. Occasional light staining & foxing. Binding firm. Greek and Latin type. A VG copy. View more info

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Stories From Virgil

By: Church, Alfred J.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Seeley and Co. Limited 1898: 1898

Book number: 60394

Condition: Near Fine


xii, 266 pp. Contemporary full tree calf. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels and red leather title label. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Bumpus. School prize inscription to first blank and bookplate to front pastedown. Boards bright. Internally fresh and clean. With 24 illustrations from Pinelli's designs. A very nice copy in Near Fine to Fine condition. View more info

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The Verrine Orations. The Loeb Classical Library Nos. 221 & 293. In two volumes

By: Cicero

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Cambridge MA, Harvard University Press 1989 / 2001: 1989

Book number: 59210

ISBN: 0674992431

Condition: Very Good


In 2 volumes. xxv, 504; 694 pp. Full cloth in dust jackets. Djs slightly edgeworn. Sticker to front of one jacket. Small ink owner's name to endpapers. Internally clean. No marks to text. View more info

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Hesiod and Theognis - The Greek Anthology Ancient Classics For English Readers Series

By: Collins, Reverend W. Lucas (editor) ; Davis, Rev. James and Neaves, Lord

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood and Sons 1878: 1878

Book number: 56875

Condition: Very Good


376 pp, 2 books in 1 , Hesiod and Theognis by Rev. James Davis and The Greek Anthology by Lord Neaves gilt designed spine with green title label, foxed endpapers, some wear to boards. View more info

Image for Homer The Illiad - The Odyssey Ancient Classics For English Readers Series

Homer The Illiad - The Odyssey Ancient Classics For English Readers Series

By: Collins, Reverend W. Lucas (editor) ; Homer

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood and Sons 1871: 1871

Book number: 56810

Condition: Very Good


viii, 284 pp, 2 books in 1, gilt designed spine with green title label, foxed endpapers, some wear to boards, name in ink on inside page. View more info

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Virgil-Horace Ancient Classics For English Readers Series

By: Collins, Reverend W. Lucas (editor) ; Martin, Theodore

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood and Sons 1870: 1870

Book number: 56870

Condition: Very Good


393 pp, 2 books in 1 Virgil by Rev.W. Lucas Collins and Horace by Theodore Martin, gilt designed spine with green title label, foxed endpapers, some wear to boards. View more info

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Plato-Lucian Ancient Classics For English Readers Series

By: Collins, Reverend W. Lucas (editor) ; W.Collins, Clifton.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood and Sons 1874: 1874

Book number: 56814

Condition: Very Good


377 pp, 2 books in 1 Plato by Clifton W.Collins and Lucian by Rev.W. Lucas Collins , gilt designed spine with green title label, foxed endpapers, some wear to boards, name in ink on inside page. View more info

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Euripidies - Aristophanes Ancient Classics For English Readers Series

By: Collins, Reverend W. Lucas (editor) and Donne, William B.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood and Sons 1872: 1872

Book number: 56815

Condition: Very Good


376 pp, 2 books in 1 Euripides by William B. Donne and Aristophanes by Rev.W. Lucas Collins , gilt designed spine with green title label, foxed endpapers, some wear to boards. View more info

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Juvenal - Plautus and Terence - Ancient Classics For English Readers Series

By: Collins, Reverend W. Lucas (editor) and Walford, Edward.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood and Sons 1872: 1872

Book number: 56812

Condition: Very Good


324 pp, 2 books in 1, Juvenal by Edward Walford and Plautus and Terence by Rev.W. Lucas Collins, gilt designed spine with green title label, heavily foxed endpapers, some wear to boards. View more info

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Aeschylus - Sophocles Ancient Classics For English Readers Series

By: Collins, Reverend W. Lucas (editor); Copleston, Reginald and W.Collins, Clifton

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood and Sons 1870: 1870

Book number: 56813

Condition: Very Good


377 pp, 2 books in 1 Aeschylus by Reginald Copleston and Sophocles by Clifton W.Collins, gilt designed spine with green title label, foxed endpapers, some wear to boards. View more info

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Demosthenis Selectae Orationes. Ad Codices MSS. Recensuit, Textum, Scholiasten, et Versionem Plurimis in Locis Castigavit Notis Insuper Illustravit Ricardus Mounteney

By: Demosthenis [Demosthenes] and Ricardus Mounteney

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Eton, T. Pote 1791: 1791

Edition: Ninth Edition

Book number: 52354

Condition: Very Good


xlviii, 418 pp. Bound in contemporary full polished leather (sheepskin?). Raised bands to spine with plain gilt ruling but lacks any lettering. Minor marks to boards and slight wear to joint. Lacks rear free endpaper. Frontis engraved folding map. No ownership names. Text in Latin and Greek. Published at Eton as a school text and bound in a basic plain leather binding for the use of students. No ownership names. Binding firm. VG View more info

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Sketches By Boz Illustrations of Everyday Life and Everyday People

By: DICKENS, Charles

Price: £650.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall 1839: 1839

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 48898

Condition: Good


526 pp, illustrated with 40 b/w plates first 1 volume edition heavy foxing in places and front board has worn badly name on f.e.p. View more info