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Greek Art (World of Art)

By: Boardman, John

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 1996

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2269916

ISBN: 0500202923

Condition: Very Good


Fourth edition. Wrappers and pages very faintly toned. 1996 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 304 pp. First published in the early 1960's, this history of Greek art has been enlarged and rewritten. It takes into account new finds as well as new ideas and attitudes to the subject, and emphasizes that Greek art should be seen in its proper context, not that of galleries and museums. 302 illustrations, 73 in color. View more info

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The Greek Experience

By: Bowra, C.M.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Mentor: 1957

Seller ID: 1293925

Condition: Good


Pages lightly toned, edge wear. 1957 Mass Market Paperback. CONTENTS: The Unity of the Greeks; The Heroic Outlook; The Gods; City and Individual; The Good Man and the Good Life; Myth and Symbol; Imagination and Reality; The Plastic Vision; The Place of Reason; Epilogue. View more info

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Athens: Its Rise and Fall; with Views of the Literature, Philosophy, and Social Life of the Athenian People, in Two Volumes.

By: Bulwer, Edward Lytton [Bulwer-Lytton, Edward]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers: 1837

Seller ID: 2164522

Condition: Fair


Spines faded, top corner of vol. 2 stained, 'Library of 'The Union'' bookplates on front endpapers, ink name & number on front endpapers, lightly foxed throughout. 1837 Hard Cover. xi, 275; vi, 324, 12 pp. 8vo. A history of ancient Greece by the author of The Last Days of Pompeii. View more info

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The Athenian Agora: Excavations in the Heart of Classical Athens

By: Camp, John M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194710

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket lightly toned, ink name on front endpaper.Near Fine. 1986 Hard Cover. 231 pp. The great public square known as the Agora was the focal point of life in ancient Athens.... John Camp, Assistant Director of the Agora excavations, brings together for the first time for a general audience the results of fifty-five years' work in the Agora by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. In 1931, when excavations began, not even the location of the ... View more info

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Greek Legends: The Stories, the Evidence

By: Connolly, Peter

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 1993

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2271977

ISBN: 1566195179

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1993 Large Hardcover. 92 pp. In this re-telling of the old legends the stories are linked to the surviving archaeological evidence, bringing the stories vividly to life, with full-color illustrations on every page. View more info

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Demosthenes with English Notes, Part I. -- De Corona [On the Crown]

By: Demosthenes; Holmes, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: John Allyn, Publisher: 1872

Seller ID: 2199449

Condition: Good


Free endpapers removed, pencil notes in text. 1872 Hard Cover. xxviii, 195 pp. Greek text with English notes. The most famous judicial oration by the ancient Greek statesmen and orator, originally delivered in 330 B.C. View more info

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Greek Plays in Modern Translation

By: Fitts, Dudley; Aeschylus; Sophocles; Euripides

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dial Press: 1947

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2266818

ISBN: 0803732236

Condition: Very Good


Fourth printing. No jacket, spine faintly toned. 1947 Hard Cover. xiv, 596 pp. CONTENTS: Aeschyles: Agamemnon; Sophocles: Electra; Aeschyles: Eumenides; Euripides: The Trojan Woman; Euripides: Medea; Euripides: Hippolytus; Euripides: Alcestis; Sophocles: King Oedipus; Sophocles: Oedipus at Colonus; Sophocles: Antigone; Aeschylus: Prometheus Bound; Appendix: Commentaries; Index of Proper Names. View more info

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Travelling Heroes: In the Epic Age of Homer

By: Fox, Robin Lane

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 2010

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2275613

ISBN: 0679763864

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Ink name on front flyleaf, faint odor of smoke. 2010 Trade Paperback. xx, 465 pp. The myths of the ancient Greeks have inspired us for thousands of years. Where did the famous stories of the battles of their gods develop and spread across the world? The celebrated classicist Robin Lane Fox draws on a lifetime’s knowledge of the ancient world, and on his own travels, answering this question by pursuing it through the age of Homer. His acclaimed history e... View more info

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The Founders of the Western World: A History of Greece and Rome

By: Grant, Michael

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books, New York: 1998

Seller ID: 1773015

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine in very good jacket. A few shallow scratches on rear jacket panel.Very Good. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 352 pp. 8vo. The author's prolific output (the Notes refer to 22 works) makes him well qualified to prepare a comprehensive summary of ancient history. Grant devotes some 116 pages of text to the Greeks and 81 to the Romans; the remaining pages include seven appendixes on specialized topics, and a lengthy comparative table ... View more info

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A Wonder Book and Tanglewood Tales (The Washington Square Classics)

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: George W. Jacobs and Company: 1851

Seller ID: 2261607

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date (Preface dated 1851), small red stain along bottom edge of rear board, a few light spots to boards, bookplate on front endpaper. We have more books available by this author!. 437 pp. Includes color plates. A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys (1851) is a children's book by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne in which he retells several Greek myths. It was followed by a sequel, Tanglewood Tales. View more info

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The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus, in Two Volumes

By: Herodotus; Carter, Harry

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261272

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number II & III: 24 laid in. Spines toned, owner bookplates on verso of each front free endpaper, slipcase seams beginning to weaken at corners along opening. 1958 Hard Cover. Complete in two hardcover volumes, paginated continuously. xxviii, 615 pp. A complete collection of the Histories by one of the most well-known Greek historians, translated with marginal notes by Harry Carter, with illustrations by Edward Bawden. Maps on end... View more info

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The Histories (Barnes & Noble Classics)

By: Herodotus; Lateiner, Donald; Macaulay, G.C.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Classics: 2004

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2276396

ISBN: 1593081022

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2004 Trade Paperback. xxxvi, 584 pp. The Histories, by Herodotus, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics: New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars; Biographies of the authors; Chronol... View more info

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The Iliad of Homer Books I-VI [1-6], with an Introduction and Notes [with] Vocabulary to the First Six Books of Homer's Iliad

By: Homer; Keep, Robert P.; Thurber, Samuel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Allyn and Bacon / Norwood Press: 1883

Seller ID: 2266443

Condition: Good


Some ink and pencil marks in text and margins, front free endpaper removed. 1883 Hard Cover. xlii, 322, 159, [3] pp. 8vo. This edition a fold-out frontispiece facsimile of a page from Codex Venetus, the original Greek text of the first six books of Homer's Iliad, and an introduction and notes by Robert P. Keep. Dating to the ninth century B.C., Homer's timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling... View more info

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Odyssey, Books I-XII (Greek Text)

By: Homer; Merry, W.W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press: 1899

Seller ID: 2268329

Condition: Good


No jacket. Spine lightly toned, a few light spots to boards, pencil notes on front paste-down endpaper, front hinge starting, pencil marginalia. 1899 Hard Cover. xxii, 142 pp. Original Greek with introduction and notes by W.W. Merry. CONTENTS: Introduction; Plan of Odyssey, Books I-XII; Odyssey, Books I-XII; Sketch of Principal Homeric Forms; The Metre of Homer; Homeric Syntax; Notes; Index. View more info

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The Goatherd and the Shepherdess: A Tale From Ancient Greece

By: Hort, Lenny

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272170

ISBN: 0803713525

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges very lightly bumped. 1995 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. As three friends tend their flocks on a Greek island, Daphnis and Dorco vie for the affections of Chloe. View more info

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The Art and Culture of Early Greece, 1100-480 B.C.

By: Hurwit, Jeffrey M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Cornell: 1987

Seller ID: 2272376

ISBN: 080149401X

Condition: Near Fine


Faint edge wear. 1987 Trade Paperback. This handsomely illustrated book offers a broad synthesis of Archaic Greek culture. Unlike other books dealing with the art and architecture of the Archaic period, it places these subjects in their historical, social, literary, and intellectual contexts. Origins and originality constitute a central theme, for during this period representational and narrative art, monumental sculpture and architecture, epic, lyric, and dramatic poetr... View more info

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The Peloponnesian War

By: Kagan, Donald

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2004

Seller ID: 2275893

ISBN: 0142004375

Condition: Very Good


Remainder mark, pages faintly toned. 2004 Trade Paperback. xxvii, 511 pp. For three decades in the fifth century b.c. the ancient world was torn apart bya conflict that was as dramatic, divisive, and destructive as the world wars of the twentieth century: the Peloponnesian War. Donald Kagan, one of the world’s most respected classical, political, and military historians, here presents a new account of this vicious war of Greek against Greek, Athenian against Spartan. T... View more info

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The Athenian Aristocracy, 399 to 31 B.C. (Martin Classical Lectures, Volume XXIII)

By: MacKendrick, Paul

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1696

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2196632

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned.General light wear to jacket, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1696 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 111 pp. It has been a common assumption among historians that the reforms of Kleisthenes (508 B.C.) changed Athens irrevocably from an aristocratic to a democratic state. A further assumption has been that the aristocratic clans were reduced to a religious role. Mr. MacKendrick contends that, in the fourth century B.C. and ... View more info

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Epigraphica Attica (Martin Classical Lectures Volume IX [9])

By: Meritt, Benjamin Dean

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2029316

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket toned, tears to jacket corners. 1940 Hard Cover. x, 157 pp. 8vo. Includes photographs of several engraved stones. A study of Greek epigraphy, which was part of the Martin Classical Lectures series established in honor of Charles Beebe Martin, teacher of classical literature and art at Oberlin College. View more info

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The Book of the Ancient Greeks: An Introduction to the History and Civilization of Greece from the Coming of the Greeks to the Conquest of Corinth by Rome in 146 B.C.

By: Mills, Dorothy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1925

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2271356

Condition: Good


Boards lightly soiled, some loss of gilt from spine titles, front hinge just beginning to loosen. 1925 Hard Cover. xvi, 420 pp. 8vo. Fold-out map precedes text, includes frontispiece, black-and-white plates, and fold-out chronological chart. View more info

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The Adventures of Odysseus

By: Philip, Neil

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Orion Children's Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272179

ISBN: 1858812259

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 1996 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 72 pp. Neil Philip's wonderful text and Peter Malone's meticulously detailed, brilliantly coloured pictures makes this a superb gift book. Starting from the end of the Trojan war through to where Odysseus is finally reunited with Penelope, this is a lively and readable retelling of Odysseus' adventures duringhis return to Ithaca. View more info

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The Complete Writings of Plutarch, Including The Lives, Essays, Morals, Apothegms, Miscellanies, Etc., in Ten Volumes [Plutarch's Lives of Illustrious Men]

By: Plutarch; Dryden, John; Clough, A.H.; Goodwin, William W.; Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $600.00

Publisher: The Colonial Company, Limited: 1906

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2267185

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #108 of 1000 sets. Spines and corners faded and a bit dried, corners rubbed with minimal loss. 1906 Half-Leather. Complete in ten hardcover volumes. 8vo. Original morocco spines and corners, cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, decorated endpapers. Translated by John Dryden, A.H. Clough, and William W. Goodwin, with an introduction by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Illustrated with photogravure reproductions of paintings and sculptures. Plutarch's Lives of t... View more info

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Athens and Sparta: Constructing Greek Political and Social History from 478 BC

By: Powell, Anton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2198763

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Ink name on front endpaper. 1991 Trade Paperback. Athens and Sparta has established itself as a handbook to the main topics of Greek history in the classical period. It deals not only with the established areas of political history, but also with some of the most important aspects of Greek social history and historical methods to the main topics of Greek history in the classical period. View more info

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The Birth of Classical Europe: A History from Troy to Augustine (The Penguin History of Europe Volume I [1])

By: Price, Simon; Thonemann, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Viking: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203460

ISBN: 0670022470

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Corners gently pushed. 2010 Hard Cover. xvii, 397, [1] pp. 8vo. An innovative and intriguing look at the foundations of Western civilization from two leading historians. The influence of ancient Greece and Rome can be seen in every aspect of our lives. From calendars to democracy to the very languages we speak, Western civilization owes a debt to these classical societies. Yet the Greeks and Romans did not emerge fully formed; their culture grew from an ac... View more info

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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Greece: The Military and Political History of the Ancient Greeks Including the Persian Wars, the Battle of Marathon and the Campaigns of Alexander the Great and His Conquest of Asia

By: Rodgers, Nigel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lorenz Books: 2009

Seller ID: 2272192

ISBN: 0754817334

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket spine head lightly bumped. 2009 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 256 pp. A highly accessible popular history that chronicles military and political development in Athens, Sparta and other ancient Greek city-states, all revealed in magnificent detail. View more info

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There's a Monster in the Alphabet

By: Rumford, James

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272174

ISBN: 0618221409

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. 2002 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. According to Herodotus, an Ancient Greek historian, a Phoenician named Cadmus brought the alphabet to Greece. In the ancient myths, Cadmus was a hero who fought a ferocious monster and founded the city of Thebes. Cadmus was so famous that his deeds were told and retold throughout the ancient world. In this modern retelling, James Rumford uses the alphabet that Cadmus brought to Greece to r... View more info

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Orpheus and Eurydice

By: Schonfeldt, Sybil Grafin; Hejl, Pauline

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The J. Paul Getty Musuem: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272173

ISBN: 0892366249

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. A very nice copy. 1997 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. The tragic tale of Orpheus, his gift for music, and his undying love for the oak nymph Eurydice is retold for children is this engaging picture book. This version of the classic story about the origins of singing according to Greek mythology features beautiful yet haunting color illustrations of Eurydice's journey from the forest to the Underworld and back again. View more info

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Greek Biology and Medicine (Our Debt to Greece and Rome Series)

By: Taylor, Henry Osborn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Marshall Jones Company, Boston / The Plimpton Press, Norwood: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2037530

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink name & date on front endpaper. 1922 Hard Cover. xv, 151 pp. 8vo. List of books in series follows text. Navy blue cloth, gilt titles, top edge gilt. A concise history of early biology, the Hippocratics, Aristotle's biological studies, progress in anatomy and medicine, Galen's final system, and links between ancient Greek and modern medicine. Outline of Greek medicine's influence follows text, along with notes and bibliography. View more info

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A History of Greece. in Two Volumes.

By: Thirlwall, Connop

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1845

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2206833

Condition: Good


First American edition. Former library copy with only a few marks, ink name and date on front flyleaf, owner bookplate on front endpapers, edges rubbed. 1845 Half-Leather. Complete in two volumes. xxxi, 592; viii, 535 pp. 8vo. Half leather, marbled boards, gilt titles and decorations. A history of Greece from ancient times.KEYWORDS: HISTORY GREECE GREEK MEDITERRANEAN ANCIENT View more info

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The Mycenaean Age: A Study of the Monuments and Culture of Pre-Homeric Greece

By: Tsountas, Chrestos; Manatt, J. Irving; Dorpfeld, Wilhelm; Newhall, Barker

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262559

Condition: Good


First edition. Amateur tape repairs to front and rear hinges (though these could probably be reversed and done properly), corners rubbed, ink name on front endpaper. 1897 Hard Cover. xxxi, 417 pp. 8vo. Includes frontispiece, 21 plates, and 169 illustrations in text. Contents include: Preface by J. Irving Manatt; Introduction by Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Dorpfeld; The Fortress-City; The Palace; The Private House and Domestic Life; The Dwellings of the Dead: Shaft-Graves; The Dwel... View more info