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A Classical History

By: Prescot, H. K.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Collins Clear Type Press, 1939

Edition: First Edition


The Assistant Master at Eton College charts the history of some people and events from the beginning of civilization. Sunning to covers and particularly heavy to spine. Small stamp to ffep else internally clean without any annotation - 256 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A History of Rome from the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire

By: Liddell Henry G.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Harper & Brothers, 1871

Edition: Students Edition


Ex-Library hardback with the usual markings. With chapters on the history of literature and art & illustrated with numerous woodcuts. Internally clean copy with some repair and splitting to a sunned spine and bumping to corners - 768 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A History of the Archaic Greek World: ca. 1200 - 479 BC (Blackwell History of the Ancient World)

By: Hall, Jonathan M.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Blackwell, 2006


Comprehensive assessment of this crucial formative period of Greek history which casts new light on traditional themes such as the rise of the city-state, citizen militias and the origins of egalitarianism. Clean, bright paperback which appears unread. 321 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Popular Account Of The Ancient Egyptians Their Life And Customs

By: Wilkinson, J Gardner

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Bracken Books, 1988

Edition: Omnibus Edition


Previously published in two volumes. Documents in extraordinary detail the habits, customs, art and methods of this seminal civilisation. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w - 423pp + 438pp including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Traveller in Rome

By: Morton, H. V.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co, 1957

Edition: First Edition


In addition to the history of Rome the reader will find much varied and curious information such as how to wear a toga, the right way to read an ancient manuscript, the technique of travelling in Roman omnibuses. By one of the most popular travel writers of the time.Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustjacket which shows signs of wear/tear. 432 pages including index and map endpapers. View more info

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A Traveller's Guide to Roman Britain

By: Ottaway, Patrick

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1987

Edition: First Edition


A richly revealing guide to Roman Britain where many sites survive to demonstrate Roman engineering and artistic skills of a quality to confound even today's visitor. Clean, bright copy - 128 pages. View more info

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An Introduction to Ancient Egypt

By: James, T. G. H.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Published for the Trustees of the British Museum by British Museum Publications Ltd, 1979

Edition: Revised


Large format paperback protected by a plastic jacket. Clean, bright copy with previous owner's name to contents page in pencil. 286pp. 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


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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Ancient Man in Britain

By: MacKenzie, Donald A.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son, 1922


A very good, clean copy. 257 pages. b&w illustrations. Draws on a wide variety of sources to recreate the lives of the forgotten tribal cultures of ancient Britain. View more info

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Ancient Monuments - Volume 1 - Northern England

By: Harlech, Lord.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, HMSO, 1949

Edition: Third Edition


Clean, stapled booklet with attached fold-out map. 50 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Ancient Worlds : The Search for the Origins of Western Civilization

By: Miles, Richard

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Allen Lane, 2010

Edition: First Edition


Major new work in which the author re-creates extraordinary cities, ranging from the Euphrates to the Roman Empire, to investigate the roots of human civilization. Clean, glossy, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 301 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Antonia Lithostrotos - A Guide for the Visitor

By: Anon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Jerusalem, Israel, Franciscan Printing Press,


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. View more info

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Attila, King of the Huns : The Man and the Myth

By: Howarth, Patrick

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Constable, 1994

Edition: First Edition


Drawing on archaeological finds, and previously unknown Hungarian sources the book gives the first authentica account of the life of Attila. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 205 pages including index. B.W. illustrations. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Caesar De Bello Civili, I - a Translation

By: Osborne, Harold

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, University Tutorial Press,


Reading copy only as spine strip has been repaired with clear tape. 66 pages. Translation of Civil War Book I. Undated but previous owner's details inside front cover dated 1940. 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


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