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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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0007144008

Condition: Near Fine


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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The Roman Triumph

By: Beard, Mary

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Harvard University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065626

ISBN: 0674026136

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant account of the Roman world in all its aspects - military and political, social and literary, religious and geographical. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped dustjacket. 434 pages including index. B/W illustrations to the text. Includes a newspaper article from The Guardian about Mary Beard. Prompt 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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Fair


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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Egypt Past and Present

By: Brega, Isabella

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Twickenham, Middlesex, Tiger Books: 1998

Seller ID: 027253

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0880298154

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0852634579

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Good


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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The Penguin Encyclopaedia of Ancient Civilizations

By: Cotterell, Arthur (Editor)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Viking: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037436

ISBN: 0670825956

Condition: Near Fine


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

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Waking the Dead : Puzzles from Ancient History Decoded

By: Cox, Don

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Marlow, Buckinghamshire, Odysseus Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040987

ISBN: 0953943704

Condition: As New


The author takes us into a journey into the distant past. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 181 pages. Appears unread. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Knossos and the Herakleion Museum

By: Davaras, Costis

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Athens, Greece, Editions Hannibal: 1986

Seller ID: 040491

Condition: Very Good +


Brief illustrated archaeological guide in colour - 96 glossy pages. Clean, bright copy with previous owner's name to title page. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for The Rhetoric of Power in Late Antiquity : Religion and Politics in Byzantium, Europe and the Early Islamic World

The Rhetoric of Power in Late Antiquity : Religion and Politics in Byzantium, Europe and the Early Islamic World

By: Digeser, Elizabeth Depalma; Frakes, Robert M.; Stephens, Justin ( Edited By )

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London & New York, Tauris Academic Studies: 2010

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Seller ID: 056044

ISBN: 1848854099

Condition: As New


Spans fourteen centuries of history and a vast array of literary, social and historical problems in shaping our understanding of each of the varied and important problems it explores. Unread hardback in a d/w - 287 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Acropolis and Its Museum

By: Dontas, George

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Athens, Greece, Clio Editions: 1988

Edition: English Edition

Seller ID: 013629

Condition: Very Good +


Translated by Alexandra Douma. Clean, bright copy. 135 pages plus attached, fold-out illustration. Prompt dispatch. View more info