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A Library of Universal Literature in Four Parts, Comprising Science, Biography, Fiction and the Great Orations, in 8 Volumes, Part Three: Orations - Vol. I: Greek Orators; Vol. II: Roman Orators; Vol. III. Orators of Continental Europe; Vol. VI: Orators of Great Britain and Ireland; Vol. V: Orators of Great Britain and Ireland; Vol. VI: American Orators; Vol. VII: American Orators; Vol. VIII: American Orators

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: P. F. Collier: 1900

Seller ID: 2302557

Condition: Very Good


Front hinge of volumes two and four broken, minor general wear. 1900 Hard Cover. Brown boards. Eight volume set, part three of a larger set of 32 volumes. Notable speeches include Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death, Gettysburg Address, abolition, military, political, Presidential, etc. View more info

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The Art of Ancient Greece and Rome: From the Rise of Greece to the Fall of Rome

By: Becatti, Giovanni

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 2297705

Condition: Very Good


Jacket and endpapers faintly toned. Jacket edges bumped. 1967 Large Hardcover. 441 pp. By a series of cross-sections of Classical civilization at different times, he clarifies the many currents and connections throughout the ancient world during its lengthy history, and expands the theme of Classical art as a unifying force. Greece and Greek influences, East and West; Etruscan and Italic; Rome and Roman influences, East and West--the whole world of Western art is displayed in his text and illustrations, making a vast yet unified picture of the Classical style. ...The work of major sculptors an... View more info

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Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable; The Age of Chivalry; The Legends of Charlemagne (A Modern Library Giant, G14)

By: Bulfinch, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Modern Library:

Seller ID: 2276970

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, top corners of boards lightly bumped, pencil name on front endpaper, no publisher date. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 778 pp. Bulfinch's Mythology is a collection of the works of Thomas Bulfinch, renamed after him and published after his death. It is a classic work of mythology and is still being printed, even 150 years after the first work, Age of Fable, was published in 1855. The following is a table of contents of the work, which itself can serve as an interesting pantheon of the characters of ancient European mythology. - Wikipedia View more info

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Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable; The Age of Chivalry; The Legends of Charlemagne (A Modern Library Giant, G14)

By: Bulfinch, Thomas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1930

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291646

Condition: Very Good


1930s printing of Toledano G014.1. Very good in fair jacket. Small dealer plate on rear endpaper, jacket edges rubbed with large chip from top edge of rear panel and minor loss elsewhere. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [1] 778 pp. 8vo. Bulfinch's Mythology is a collection of the works of Thomas Bulfinch, renamed after him and published after his death. It is a classic work of mythology and is still being printed, even 150 years after the first work, Age of Fable, was published in 1855. The following is a table of contents of the work, which itself can serve as an interesting... View more info

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Normand's Parallel of the Orders of Architecture: Greek, Roman and Renaissance

By: Cordingley, R. A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Quadrangle Books: 1959

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 2295670

Condition: Very Good


Sixth edition. No jacket. Boards lightly toned. 1959 Large Hardcover. 72 pp. Normand's Parallel of the Orders of Architecture is unusual in this class of publication in that it includes not only a fully representative selection of those standardised versions of the respective orders evolved by certain celebrated modern masters of Italian or French Renaissance architecture, but also a fine series of measured drawings, derived from the actual monuments of Greek or Roman antiquity still surviving. As the Orders composed by the Renaissance writers were based on these very structures, we are conseq... 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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Euripides: The Complete Greek Tragedies 5-Volume Set

By: Euripides; Grene, David; Lattimore, Richmond

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Chicago: 1970

Seller ID: 2301800

Condition: Good


Complete in five volumes. Wrappers rubbed. 1970 Trade Paperback. The complete tragedies of Euripides are gathered together in this delightful five-volume set. Collected under the auspices of classical scholars Grene and Lattimore, these are definitive translations of the works of the ancient Greek playwright. 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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Alexander the Great

By: Freeman, Philip

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks: 2011

Seller ID: 2299496

ISBN: 1416592814

Condition: Very Good


Spine very slightly creased, blurb page toned, a few small stains on top page ridge. 2011 Trade Paperback. xxii, 391 pp. The celebrated Macedonian king has been one of the most enduring figures in history. He was a general of such skill and renown that for two thousand years other great leaders studied his strategy and tactics, from Hannibal to Napoleon, with countless more in between. He flashed across the sky of history like a comet, glowing brightly and burning out quickly: crowned at age nineteen, dead by thirty-two. He established the greatest empire of the ancient world; Greek coins and ... View more info

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The Children's Odyssey, with an Introductory Chapter on Greek Myths

By: Gale, Agnes Cook

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Public-School Publshing: 1914

Seller ID: 2294786

Condition: Good


No jacket. Binding has been repaired. Boards lightly soiled, a few light spots on page ridges, ink name on front paste-down endpaper. 1914 Hard Cover. 267 pp. Illustrated by half tone cuts taken from photographs by Karl Schwier. CONTENTS: Odysseus and Penelope; Odysseus Plows the Seashore; Odysseus at Troy; The Wooden Horse; Odysseus Visits the Lotus Eaters; The Great Polyphemus; Aeolus and the Bag of Winds; The Man-Eaters; Circe and the Swine; The Shadow Land; The Sirens; The Dangerous Channel; The Sun-God's Cattle; Calypso and the Raft; The Sea-Bird's Gift; Nausicaa's Washing; At the Palace ... View more info

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The Troy Saga: Lord of the Silver Bow; Shield of Thunder; Fall of Kings (3 Volume Set)

By: Gemmell, David and Stella

Price: $18.00  $14.40

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2287963

Condition: Near Fine


Sticker on rear wrapper of Shield of Thunder.. 2009 Trade Paperback. Three volume set. ABOUT LORD OF THE SILVER BOW: With this first masterly volume in an epic reimagining of the Trojan War, David Gemmell has written an ageless drama of brave deeds and fierce battles, of honor and treachery, of love won and lost. He is a man of many names. Some call him the Golden One; others, the Lord of the Silver Bow. To the Dardanians, he is Prince Aeneas. But to his friends, he is Helikaon. Strong, fast, quick of mind, he is a bold warrior, hated by his enemies, feared even by his Trojan allies. For there... View more info

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Anabasis: A Journey to the Interior

By: Gilchrist, Ellen

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281766

ISBN: 0878057269

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 297 pp. Auria, a slave girl in ancient Greece, rescues a child that has been put out to die and they flee into the mountains, where Auria finds the courage to survive and grow. View more info

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Hermetic Definition

By: H.D. [Doolittle, Hilda]

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Directions: 1972

Seller ID: 2297387

Condition: Good


Wrappers lightly rubbed, a few light stains on rear wrapper, a few light creases. 1972 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 117 pp. H. D.’s (Hilda Doolittle, 1884-1961) late poems of search and longing represent the mature achievement of a poet who has come increasingly to be recognized as one of the most important of her generation. The title poem and other long pieces in this collection (Sagesse and Winter Love) were written between 1957 and her death four years later, and are heretofore unpublished, except in fragments. We can see now in proper context her fine e... 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 endpapers, fold-out map of Central Greece illustrating the invasion by Xerxes. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Herodotus of Halicarnassus was ... View more info

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The Histories (Barnes & Noble Classics)

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

Price: $6.00  $4.80

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; Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events; Footnotes and endnotes; Selective discussions of imitati... View more info

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The Iliad

By: Homer; Fagles, Robert; Knox, Bernard

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Viking: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2296459

ISBN: 0670835102

Condition: Near Fine


Very minor general wear. 1990 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 683, [3] pp. Translated by Robert Fagles, introduction and notes by Bernard Knox. Dating to the ninth century BC, Homer’s timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling amidst devastation and destruction, as it moves inexorably to the wrenching, tragic conclusion of the Trojan War. Renowned classicist Bernard Knox observes in his superb Introduction that although the violence of the Iliad is grim and relentless, it coexist... 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  $16.00

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, front hinge starting. 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 amidst devastation and destruction, as it moves inexorably to the wrenching, tragic conclusion of the ... View more info

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The Goatherd and the Shepherdess: A Tale From Ancient Greece

By: Hort, Lenny

Price: $7.00  $5.60

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 poetry, the city-state (polis), tyranny and early democracy, and natural philosophy were all born. 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. We have more books available by this author!. 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. The Peloponnesian War is a magisterial work of history written for general reade... View more info

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Imaginary Conversations (Volume I of VI [1 of 6])

By: Landor, Walter Savage; Crump, Charles G.

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Co.: 1891

Seller ID: 2290162

Condition: Very Good


Spine head rubbed, pencil note on rear paste-down endpaper. 1891 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxvii, 382 pp. Volume I of VI. Gilt titles and decor on spine. Imaginary Conversations is a publication consisting of five volumes of imaginary conversations, mainly between historical people of classical Greece and Rome, composed by the English author Walter Savage Landor. Landor's fame rests on this prose. The work is noted as a specimen of poetic prose full of rich imagery and ornate diction as seen in De Quincey. The Imaginary Conversations were begun when Landor, aged... View more info

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Imaginary Conversations (Volume IV of VI [4 of 6])

By: Landor, Walter Savage; Crump, Charles G.

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Co.: 1901

Seller ID: 2290163

Condition: Very Good


Spine head rubbed, pencil note on rear paste-down endpaper. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 432 pp. Volume IV of VI. Gilt titles and decor on spine. Imaginary Conversations is a publication consisting of five volumes of imaginary conversations, mainly between historical people of classical Greece and Rome, composed by the English author Walter Savage Landor. Landor's fame rests on this prose. The work is noted as a specimen of poetic prose full of rich imagery and ornate diction as seen in De Quincey. The Imaginary Conversations were begun when Landor, aged 46, w... View more info

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Imaginary Conversations (Volume V of VI [5 of 6])

By: Landor, Walter Savage; Crump, Charles G.

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Co.: 1901

Seller ID: 2290164

Condition: Very Good


Spine head lightly rubbed, pencil note on rear paste-down endpaper. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Volume V of VI. Gilt titles and decor on spine. Imaginary Conversations is a publication consisting of five volumes of imaginary conversations, mainly between historical people of classical Greece and Rome, composed by the English author Walter Savage Landor. Landor's fame rests on this prose. The work is noted as a specimen of poetic prose full of rich imagery and ornate diction as seen in De Quincey. The Imaginary Conversations were begun when Landor, aged 46, wa... View more info

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Imaginary Conversations (Volume VI of VI [6 of 6])

By: Landor, Walter Savage; Crump, Charles G.

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Co.: 1901

Seller ID: 2290165

Condition: Very Good


Spine head lightly rubbed, faint smudge along top edge of front board, pencil note on rear paste-down endpaper. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 466 pp. Volume VI of VI. Gilt titles and decor on spine. Imaginary Conversations is a publication consisting of five volumes of imaginary conversations, mainly between historical people of classical Greece and Rome, composed by the English author Walter Savage Landor. Landor's fame rests on this prose. The work is noted as a specimen of poetic prose full of rich imagery and ornate diction as seen in De Quincey. The Imagin... View more info

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The Odes of Pindar

By: Lattimore, Richmond

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Phoenix Books / The University of Chicago Press: 1964

Seller ID: 2276975

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed, rear wrapper lightly toned, ink names on half-title page. 1964 Trade Paperback. xii, 169 pp. Pindar (/'p?nd?r/; Greek: ???da??? Pindaros, pronounced [píndaros]; Latin: Pindarus; c. 522 – c. 443 BC) was an Ancient Greek lyric poet from Thebes. Of the canonical nine lyric poets of ancient Greece, his work is the best preserved. Quintilian wrote, Of the nine lyric poets, Pindar is by far the greatest, in virtue of his inspired magnificence, the beauty of his thoughts and figures, the rich exuberance of his language and matter, and his rolling flood of eloquence, characteristic... View more info

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Daphnis and Chloe (Penguin Classics)

By: Longus; Turner, Paul

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2284739

ISBN: 0140440593

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly rubbed, rear wrapper creased, minor pencil marginalia. 1989 Trade Paperback. 123 pp. A tender novel describing eager and inept young love, Daphnis and Chloe tells the story of a baby boy and girl who are discovered separately, two years apart, alone and exposed on a Greek mountainside. Taken in by a goatherd and a shepherd respectively, and raised near the town of Mytilene, they grow to maturity unaware of one another's existence - until the mischievous god of love, Eros, creates in them a sudden overpowering desire for one another. A masterpiece among early Greek romances, at... View more info

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

By: MacKendrick, Paul

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1969

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2287069

ISBN: 0674050851

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket spine very faintly toned. 1969 Hard Cover. 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 after, Athenian aristocratic clansmen were able to transform their religious prominence into political influence. He shows that chiefs of state, generals, mint-magistrates... 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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Greek Pottery Painting

By: Mingazzini, Paolino

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Paul Hamlyn: 1969

Seller ID: 2278879

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1969 Hard Cover. Full-color photographs and historical information on the painted pottery of ancient Greece. View more info

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Eleusis and the Eleusian Mysteries

By: Mylonas, George E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1974

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2287344

ISBN: 0691002053

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Wrappers rubbed. 1974 Trade Paperback. The most famous conspiracy of silence in the history of antiquity is examined here by one of the three archaeologists entrusted by the Archaeological Society of Athens with the final excavations of the Sanctuary. He traces the history of the cult in the archaeological remains, from the first traces of habitation at the site in the Middle Bronze Age (around 1900 B.C.) to its final grandeur and decay in Imperial Roman times. View more info