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SAPPHO OF LESBOS: Her Life and Times

By: (Sappho). Weigall, Arthur

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1932.: 1932.

Seller ID: 4153


New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1932.. 1932.. Good. - Octavo, rust brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine with a vignette of a lyre stamped in gilt on the front cover. The covers are lightly rubbed & bumped. The spine is slightly faded with the head & tail lightly chipped. ix, [iii] & 328 pages. There is an owner's name & date on the front endpaper & there are pencil notes on the rear endpaper & 1 rear blank. Illustrated with 12 black-and-white plates. Good. F... View more info

SOPHOKLES / ANTIGONE. A New Redaction in the American Language by Shaemas O'Sheel

By: (Sophocles). O'Sheel, Shaemas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY: Privately printed, 1931.: 1931.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 30577


Brooklyn, NY: Privately printed, 1931.. 1931.. Very good. - Octavo, tan boards backed with silver-gray cloth & titled in silver on the spine. There is some very light staining & spotting to the boards with a small white stain to the front board. xi, [iii] & pages 15-[57] with an errata slip mounted on the front pastedown. There is occasional light foxing. Very good. Limited edition of 499 copies.Inscribed by the translator on the verso of the half-title and signed... View more info

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XENOPHON.

By: Anderson, J. K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1974).: (1974).

Seller ID: 36335


- Octavo, black cloth titled in gilt with a device in gilt on the front cover, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket spine & the adjacent top corners of the panels are faded. ix & 206 pages. Black-and-white frontispiece, 2 maps & 12 pages of illustrations in black & white. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THE GREEK MUSEUMS

By: Andronicos, Manolis: Chatzidakis, Manolis; and Karageorghis, Vassos

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Athens: Ekdotike Athenon / New Rochelle, NY: Caratzas Brothers, Publishers, (1977).: (1977).

Seller ID: 22521


Athens: Ekdotike Athenon / New Rochelle, NY: Caratzas Brothers, Publishers, (1977).. (1977).. Very good. - Quarto, red cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine, in a dust jacket. 418 & [1] pages. Profuse color illustrations. There is some bubbling and minor staining to the pastedowns. A very copy of a beautifully produced book. The museums included are the National Archaeological Museum, the Pella Museum, the Acropolis Museum, the Thessalonike Museum, the Delph... View more info

A HISTORY OF ROMAN CLASSICAL LITERATURE

By: Browne, R. W

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: Blanchard and Lea, 1853.: 1853.

Seller ID: 15055


Philadelphia: Blanchard and Lea, 1853.. 1853.. Good. - Octavo, brown cloth. The covers are bumped & rubbed. There are some small white stains to the rear cover & the cloth is peeling away from the board along its top edge. There is a white stain to the spine & the head & tail are chipped. The top of the front joint is split. xv & [i] pages, 16- page publisher's catalog in the rear & pages [33]-520. There is foxing to the pastedowns, endpapers & catalog with scattered lig... View more info

THE RHESUS OF EURIPIDES

By: Euripides; Murray, Gilbert; translator

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Oxford University Press, (1913).: (1913).

Seller ID: 32945


New York: Oxford University Press, (1913).. (1913).. Good. - Octavo, dark green cloth. The spine is slightly darkened & there is a tiny chip to the cloth of the rear cover. xii & 67 pages. Illustrated with 1 black-and-white plate. Norman D. Fletcher has made some ink underlinings & a few ink notations in the text. Good. Translated into English rhyming verse with explanatory notes by Gilbert Murray.From the library of Norman D. Fletcher, minister of Unity Church, Mo... View more info

STYLE THE REPOSITORY. Monday Evening Papers: Number 4. (Cover title)

By: Hadas, Moses

Price: $25.00

Publisher: [Middletown, CT]: Center for Advanced Studies, Wesleyan University, (1965).: (1965).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 16409


[Middletown, CT]: Center for Advanced Studies, Wesleyan University, (1965).. (1965).. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wraps. There is a light crease to the rear wrap. 9 pages. Near fine. Inscribed by Paul Horgan, director of the Center, on his personalized card taped onto the inside front wrap and signed "Paul".One of a series of papers read at the Center's Monday evening sessions to Fellows of the Center and members of the Faculty. Moses ... View more info

VORSCHULE ZUMSTUDIUM DER GRIECHISCHEN TRAGIKER von C.G. Haupt, Doctor der Philosophie

By: Haupt, C[arl]. G[erhard]. (b. 1799)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Berlin: Myliussischen Buchhandlung, 1826.: 1826.

Seller ID: 7597


Berlin: Myliussischen Buchhandlung, 1826.. 1826.. Good. - Octavo, soft cover bound in plain blue wraps. The wraps are chipped & stained with creases & pieces out. viii & 104 pages, unopened. There is scattered foxing. The bottom page corners are heavily creased. A few top page corners are creased & there is a chip out of the front edge of the title. Good only. First edition. First Edition. View more info

HELLENISTIC POETRY. Translated by Jacob Hammer and Moses Hadas. With a Preface by Edward Delavan Perry

By: Korte, Alfred

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York: Columbia University Press, 1919.: 1919.

Seller ID: 3975


New York: Columbia University Press, 1919.. 1919.. Very good. - Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt between decorative gilt rules on the spine with a vignette stamped in gilt on the front cover. The covers are lightly bumped & rubbed. xviii, [i] & 446 pages. There is staining to the front pastedown & the front endpaper is lacking, else very good. First edition.Korte deals with the later period of Greek poetry from 321 B.C. to the beginning of the reign of Augustus. ... View more info

SIXTY POEMS OF MARTIAL IN TRANSLATION.

By: Martial. Fitts, Dudley, translator.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, (1967).: (1967).

Seller ID: 33797


- Octavo, orange boards backed with black cloth in a dust wrapper. The top edge of the front cover is rubbed & faded with a tiny, light stain. The rear panel of the dust jacket is lightly soiled with a tiny black mark and the jacket's top edge is lightly creased & chipped. xiii & 127 pages. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

A MANUAL OF CLASSICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY / Comprising a Copious Detail of the Various Editions of the Greek and Latin Editions, and of the Critical and Philological Works Published in Illustration of Them, with an Account of the Principal Translations, into English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Etc. Second Edition. Completed to the End of 1836, by the addition of a Supplement, containing a Bibliographical Index of several thousand Editions which have appeared either here or abroad since the original publication of this work in 1825; with the prices at which they are at present sold or imported by the London Booksellers. 2 volumes

By: Moss, Joseph William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, (1969).: (1969).

Seller ID: 29653


Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, (1969).. (1969).. Very good.. - Octavo, black cloth titled in gilt within maroon rectangles on the spines. The bindings are very lightly rubbed. vii pages, unpaginated Supplement & 544 pages; and title, half-title & 720 pages. There is some heavier rubbing with some white marks to the rear cover of Vol. 1. Very good. A reissue of the 1837 edition. View more info

ANCIENT ITALY: Historical and Geographical Investigations in Central Italy, Magna Graecia, Sicily, and Sardinia. Translated from the Italian by C. Densmore Curtis.

By: Pais, Ettore.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chicago: The University of Chicago Press / London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1908.: 1908.

Seller ID: 34888


Chicago: The University of Chicago Press / London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1908.. 1908.. Good. - Octavo, gray cloth with a printed paper label on the spine. The binding is rubbed & bumped with fraying to the top corner of the rear cover & with a few small white stains. There is some light dampstaining to the front cover. The label is stained with the left bottom corner detached. xiv & 441 pages. The fore-edge is lightly foxed. Black-and-white illustrations & 11 black-and-white ... View more info

THE HEROIDES, OR EPISTLES OF THE HEROINES, THE AMOURS, ART OF LOVE, REMEDY OF LOVE, AND MINOR WORKS OF OVID.

By: Riley, Henry T.; translator.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London: George Bell and Sons, 1881.: 1881.

Seller ID: 36299


- Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt on the spine with decorations in blind on the spine & both covers. The binding is rubbed & lightly bumped, with a few light stains to the covers. 16-page publisher's catalog, viii & 544 pages plus a 31-page Bohn's Libraries catalog. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece with a tissue guard. There is some staining to the pastedowns & endpapers. Good. "Literally translated into English Prose, with Copious Notes by Henry ... View more info

THE CLASSICS IN TRANSLATION: An Annotated Guide to the Best Translations of the Greek and Latin Classics into English. With a Preface by Henry Bartlett van Hoesen

By: Smith, F. Seymour

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York: Burt Franklin, (1968).: (1968).

Seller ID: 7131


New York: Burt Franklin, (1968).. (1968).. Fine. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt on spine. Very lightly bumped & rubbed. 307 pp. Near fine. Reprint of the 1930 edition. View more info

Image for T. LIVII PATAVINI HISTORIARUM AB URBE CONDITA DECADIS QUINTAE LIBRI QUNQUE NUNC PRIMUM EXCUSI. [Together with]: TITI LIVII PATAVINI DECADUM XIIII EPITOMAE. LUCIUS FLORUS. (2 books bound in one volume, as issued).

T. LIVII PATAVINI HISTORIARUM AB URBE CONDITA DECADIS QUINTAE LIBRI QUNQUE NUNC PRIMUM EXCUSI. [Together with]: TITI LIVII PATAVINI DECADUM XIIII EPITOMAE. LUCIUS FLORUS. (2 books bound in one volume, as issued).

By: [Livy]. Titus Livius; and Lucius Florus.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Florentiae (Florence]: Bernardi Juntae [Bernardo Giunta], May 1532.: 1532.

Seller ID: 36444


- Small octavo, 6-1/2 inches high by 4 inches wide. Bound in full early natural vellum titled in holograph on the spine. The covers are slightly warped and stained. The collation is as follows: [1] blank, leaves [1] through 131, and [1] leaf illustrated with an attractive printer's mark; followed by leaves [1] to 52, with an attractive pictorial title page illustrated with a variant printer's mark. (The leaves are numbered on the rectos only, thus the first book has 264 ... View more info