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Antonia Lithostrotos - A Guide for the Visitor, Anon
1 Anon Antonia Lithostrotos - A Guide for the Visitor
Jerusalem, Israel Franciscan Printing Press Soft Cover Very Good 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Clean, bright copy with fold-out drawing and photographs + 16 pages of text. Green covers a little dust marked. Printed in Jerusalem. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Catalogue 77 - A Selection of Extremely Rare and Important Printed Books and Ancient Manuscripts, Anon
2 Anon Catalogue 77 - A Selection of Extremely Rare and Important Printed Books and Ancient Manuscripts
London William H. Robinson Ltd 1948 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Cream coloured boards have some soiling with two small stains to rear cover and one to front cover. x +189 pages + index. A little foxing to end papers but text block is clean. Binding square and tight. Illustrated with sepia tone photographs. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Journal of Roman Studies. Volume LXXV, Anon
3 Anon The Journal of Roman Studies. Volume LXXV
London Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies 1985 Paper Back Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
75th. Anniversary Volume. Clean, bright copy - 336 pages including indexes. Large format paperback. Articles include Wine and Wealth in Ancient Italy, The Background to the Grain Law of Gaius Gracchus, From Mountain to Lovers' Tryst: Horace's Scorate Ode, Aeneas and Mount Atlas, Pathos, Tragedy and Hope in the Aeneid etc. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Roman World (Exploring the Past, Anon
4 Anon The Roman World (Exploring the Past
London Marshall Cavendish 1994 1854358227 / 9781854358226 Hard Cover Near Fine 4to 
A lovely clean bright copy of this children's book which covers the lives of Hannibal, Julius Caesar and Cleopatra. Illustrated profusely in colour. 
Price: 14.50 GBP
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Ancient Egyptians: The Kingdom of the Pharaohs Brought to Life, Anton, Gill
5 Anton, Gill Ancient Egyptians: The Kingdom of the Pharaohs Brought to Life
London HarperCollins Entertainment 2004 0007144008 / 9780007144006 Soft Cover Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Unread, large format paperback telling the story of the magnificent empire which spanned more than 5,000 years. 256 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 11.50 GBP
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Science in History : Volume 2 - The Scientific and Industrial Revolutions, Bernal, J. D.
6 Bernal, J. D. Science in History : Volume 2 - The Scientific and Industrial Revolutions
London Penguin 1969 Illustrated Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Volume 2 in the series traces the progress of modern science from its origins in the Renaissance on into the seventeenth century when it was stimulated by the growth of capitalism. . A very good clean paperback. Previous owner's stickers inside front cover. 373pp - 692pp + bibliography and index. Illustrated with b/w drawings and photographs. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Science in History : Volume 3 - The Natural Sciences in Our Time, Bernal, J. D.
7 Bernal, J. D. Science in History : Volume 3 - The Natural Sciences in Our Time
London Penguin 1969 Illustrated Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Volume 3 covers the twentieth century, with chapters on the physical sciences (including nuclear physics, electronics, the chemical industry etc.) and the biological sciences, with their impact on agriculture and medicine. A very good clean paperback. Previous owner's stickers inside front cover. 373pp - 692pp + bibliography and index. Illustrated with b/w drawings and photographs. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Round Table - Arthur - A Conversation Between Two Knights of the Round Table Club, Berry, Chas. W.
8 Berry, Chas. W. The Round Table - Arthur - A Conversation Between Two Knights of the Round Table Club
London Methuen 1930 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Poor 8vo 
A very good clean copy in glassine wrapper which has largish loss to front cover. 54 pages. Text block clean. Binding square and tight. Foreword by Albert C.R. Carter. Rather nice gift inscription on front endpaper reads "To Colonel H.S. Mosley DSO, In remembrance of a night with the Knights of the Round Table & hopes of another in the near future from the Deputy Knight Standard Bearer J. Moore" and under this "II will go eat with thee and see thy Knights" (as inscribed on my banner) " 
Price: 27.50 GBP
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The Towns of Roman Britain, Bevan, Rev. J. O.
9 Bevan, Rev. J. O. The Towns of Roman Britain
London Chapman & Hall 1917 First Edition Stiff Board Covers Fair 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Facinating look at this page of our nation's development. Light spotting mainly confined to prelims, and previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Odd stain marks to cover and wear to top of spine - 66 pages. Frontis map of Roman Britain 'shewing' the chief Roman roads. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Everyday Life in New Testament Times, Bouquet, A.C.
10 Bouquet, A.C. Everyday Life in New Testament Times
London B.T. Batsford 1956 Third Impression Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Paints a picture of life in the time when Christ lived on Earth - including the homes of the people, their food, clothes, schools, tools, amusements and religion. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has slightly faded spine and shows signs of light shelfwear. 234 pages. Numerous b/w illustrations and photographs. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Egypt Past and Present, Brega, Isabella
11 Brega, Isabella Egypt Past and Present
Twickenham, Middlesex Tiger Books 1998 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Clean, bright, large format hardback with beautiful illustrations and two gatefolds. 135 pages including index in an unclipped d/w. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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The Tragedies of Aeschylus, Buckley, Theodore Alois (Translated by)
12 Buckley, Theodore Alois (Translated by) The Tragedies of Aeschylus
London George Bell 1899 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Undertaken to provide the classical student with a close and literal version of Aeschylus, and of furnshing the general reader with a faithful copy of the author's thoughts and words. A very good clean hardback. Top 1" removed from front fly leaf. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. Tissue protected frontis. A very small amount of pencil annotation. 234pp + an alphabetical list of books contained in Bohn's libraries. A very good, clean copy. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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Life In the Castle In Medieval England, Burke, John
13 Burke, John Life In the Castle In Medieval England
New York, NY, USA Dorset Press 1992 0880298154 / 9780880298155 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Enables the reader to see the castle in the context of medieval society and to get a clear picture of castle development from early motte and bailey forts through the great Norman and high medieval period to the castle's transformation into the manor house. Good, clean hardback with previous owner's name to ffep - 120 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Roman England, Burke, John
14 Burke, John Roman England
London Artus Books 1993 Hard Cover Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Dividing England into six regionl areas, John Burke vividly reconstructs the Romano-British way of life and reveals a wealth of Roman Sites, remains and treasures that can be seen today. 152 pages including index. A good clean copy in an unclipped dust jacket. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Prehistoric Stone Circles, Burl Aubrey
15 Burl Aubrey Prehistoric Stone Circles
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire Shire Archaeology 1979 0852634579 / 9780852634578 Card Covers Near Fine 
Fascinating booklet which aims to give a little insight to these fascinating, enigmatic monuments. Illustrated throughout in black and white. An excellent copy. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Life and Thought in the Greek and Roman World, Cary, M & Haarhoff, T.J.
16 Cary, M & Haarhoff, T.J. Life and Thought in the Greek and Roman World
London Methuen 1942 Third Edition Stiff Card Covers Good Good 8vo 
Provides a brief but comprehensive outline sketch of Greek and Roman civilization - describing he geographic, political and social background and setting forth its main achievements in the fields of language, literature, scholarship, education, science, philosphy, art and religion. Foxed to page edges else a square, tight hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of shelfwear. Gift inscription to front endpaper. 348 pages + 12 b.w plates & 4 maps to text. 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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Egypt, Chalaby, Abbas
17 Chalaby, Abbas Egypt
Firenze, Italy Bonechi 1982 8870091597 / 9788870091595 English Edition Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Clean, bright, large format brochure with 184 colour illustrations being a guide to the North African country. Translated by Susan Fraser. 127 pages including index. ISBN 8870091597. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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The Penguin Encyclopaedia of Ancient Civilizations, Cotterell, Arthur (Editor)
18 Cotterell, Arthur (Editor) The Penguin Encyclopaedia of Ancient Civilizations
London Viking 1988 0670825956 / 9780670825950 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 4to 
Offers a survey of the first civilizations, their emergence, development, interaction, and decline including the Roman empire, Egypt, Gupta, and Tartars. A clean, crisp hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. 367 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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Waking the Dead : Puzzles from Ancient History Decoded, Cox, Don
19 Cox, Don Waking the Dead : Puzzles from Ancient History Decoded
Marlow, Buckinghamshire Odysseus Publishing 2001 0953943704 / 9780953943708 First Edition Hard Cover As New As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The author takes us into a journey into the distant past. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 181 pages. Appears unread. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, D.M. Low (Gibbon's)
20 D.M. Low (Gibbon's) The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
London Chatto & Windus 1981 0701107138 / 9780701107130 Seventh Impression Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Low's famous abridgement of Gibbon's huge work on the Roman Empire. With maps.924 pages including index. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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