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Image for Antonia Lithostrotos - A Guide for the Visitor

Antonia Lithostrotos - A Guide for the Visitor

By: Anon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Jerusalem, Israel, Franciscan Printing Press:

Seller ID: 008819


Clean, bright copy with fold-out drawing and photographs + 16 pages of text. Green covers a little dust marked. Printed in Jerusalem. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Roman World (Exploring the Past

By: Anon

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, Marshall Cavendish: 1994

Seller ID: 012028


A lovely clean bright copy of this children's book which covers the lives of Hannibal, Julius Caesar and Cleopatra. Illustrated profusely in colour. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Catalogue 77 - A Selection of Extremely Rare and Important Printed Books and Ancient Manuscripts

By: Anon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, William H. Robinson Ltd: 1948

Seller ID: 026221


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. View more info

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The Journal of Roman Studies. Volume LXXV

By: Anon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies: 1985

Seller ID: 034560


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 Socratic Ode, Aeneas and Mount Atlas, Pathos, Tragedy and Hope in the Aeneid etc. View more info

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Ancient Egyptians: The Kingdom of the Pharaohs Brought to Life

By: Anton, Gill

Price: £11.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Entertainment: 2004

Seller ID: 020056


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. View more info

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Pompeii : The Life of a Roman Town

By: Beard, Mary

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Profile Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065383


Accessible and highly readable account of daily life (and death) in Pompeii by the well-known and popular classicist. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustjacket which has faded to spine. 360 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Science in History : Volume 2 - The Scientific and Industrial Revolutions

By: Bernal, J. D.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1969

Edition: Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 045847


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. View more info

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Science in History : Volume 3 - The Natural Sciences in Our Time

By: Bernal, J. D.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1969

Edition: Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 045848


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. View more info

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The Round Table - Arthur - A Conversation Between Two Knights of the Round Table Club

By: Berry, Chas. W.

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031898


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... View more info

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The Towns of Roman Britain

By: Bevan, Rev. J. O.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045317


Fascinating 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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Everyday Life in New Testament Times

By: Bouquet, A.C.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1956

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 045071


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. View more info

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Egypt Past and Present

By: Brega, Isabella

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Twickenham, Middlesex, Tiger Books: 1998

Seller ID: 027253


Clean, bright, large format hardback with beautiful illustrations and two gatefolds. 135 pages including index in an unclipped d/w. View more info

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The Tragedies of Aeschylus

By: Buckley, Theodore Alois (Translated by)

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, George Bell: 1899

Seller ID: 007351


Undertaken to provide the classical student with a close and literal version of Aeschylus, and of furnishing 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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Life In the Castle In Medieval England

By: Burke, John

Price: £10.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Dorset Press: 1992

Seller ID: 041036


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. View more info

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Roman England

By: Burke, John

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Artus Books: 1993

Seller ID: 042774


Dividing England into six regional 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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Prehistoric Stone Circles

By: Burl Aubrey

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, Shire Archaeology: 1979

Seller ID: 012351


Fascinating booklet which aims to give a little insight to these fascinating, enigmatic monuments. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Daily Life in Ancient Rome

By: Carcopino, Jerome

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2004

Seller ID: 065305


Divided into two sections:- The Physical and Moral Background of Roman Life and The Day's Routine. Clean, crisp hardback presented in excellent slipcase. Illustrated with colour photographs. Map endpapers. 387 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Life and Thought in the Greek and Roman World

By: Cary, M & Haarhoff, T.J.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1942

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 045397


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, philosophy, 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. View more info

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Egypt

By: Chalaby, Abbas

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Firenze, Italy, Bonechi: 1982

Edition: English Edition

Seller ID: 038206


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. View more info

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The Penguin Encyclopaedia of Ancient Civilizations

By: Cotterell, Arthur (Editor)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Viking: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037436


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. View more info