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Handbook to Life in Ancient Rome

By: Adkins, Lesley and Roy A. Adkins

Price: $28.50

Publisher: New York, Facts On File: 1994

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 7328

ISBN: 0816027552

Condition: As New in Fine+ dust jacket


Large 8vo, Full black cloth, silver lettering on spine, (xi), 404pp, Black and white maps and photographs throughout. Unclipped dust jacket. Pages tight, square and clean. AN . very slight shelfwear on back cover of dust jacket, else F+; book in perfect and pristine condition, AN . B&W Maps and Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (xi), 404 pp View more info

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The Legacy of Rome

By: Bailey, Cyril (ed); H. H. Asquith (Intro)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1951

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 27277

Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full navy blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Generously illustrated with B&W photographs on glossy stock and in-text drawings. Includes detailed Index. . Former owner's small label on fep, shadows on endpapers, slight foxing on edges only, some underlining throughout, else fine; tight, square, and clean. GOOD. . Oxford University Legacy Series Series. Photographs and Drawings. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. xiii, 512 pp View more info

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Gods and Myths of the Romans: The Archaeology and Mythology of Ancient Peoples

By: Barnett, Mary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Regency House Publishing Limited: 1996

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 8344

ISBN: 0765199998

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Numerous color photos of historical Roman sites. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition; unread, unmarked, tight, square, and clean. AS NEW/AS NEW.. Color Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 112 pp View more info

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Caligula The Corruption of Power

By: Barrett, Anthony A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1990

Edition: First American Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 612

ISBN: 0300046537

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, red endpapers. Illustrated with numerous B&W photographs, line illustrations, maps, plans and family trees. Includes extensive Notes and References, Bibliography and Index. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket shows only the slightest shelf-wear. AS NEW/NEAR FINE. . B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xxvi, 334 pp View more info

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JULIUS CAESAR

By: Barzini, Luigi

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Time Incorporated: 1966

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 599

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, color picture of Caesar-bust affixed to cover, purple endpapers. From Part three of LIFE'S seven part series-The Romans.. Volume shows mild shelf-wear, former owner's name stamped on fep, else fine. NEAR FINE. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 21 pp View more info

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The Etruscans

By: Bloch, Raymond

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Frederick A. Praeger: 1958

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 619

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt decoration on cover, gilt lettering on spine. This is Volume Seven in the series "Ancient People and Places." Illustrated with 79 photographs, 38 line drawings, and three maps. . Former owner's name neatly stamped on fep and rfep, otherwise unmarked, tight, square and clean. The price-clipped dust jacket, now in Mylar, is chipped, with loss at the head of the spine and corners. VERY GOOD+/GOOD. . Ancient Peoples and Places Seri... View more info

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Late Antiquity A Guide to the Postclassical World

By: Bowersock, G. W.; Peter Brown; Oleg Grabar

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 7606

ISBN: 0674511735

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


This richly informative and comprehensive guide to the world of late antiquity offers the latest scholarship to the researcher along with sheer reading pleasure to the browser. In eleven essays and over 500 encyclopedia entries, an international team of experts provides essential information and fresh perspectives on the history and culture of an era marked by the rise of two world religions, unprecedented political upheavals that remade the map of the known world, and ... View more info

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THE DECADENT EMPERORS: POWER AND DEPRAVITY IN THIRD-CENTURY ROME

By: Brauer, George C.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: NY, Barnes & Noble Books: 1995

Edition: 1st Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 6360

ISBN: 1566196892

Condition: Fine in As New dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's burgundy cloth over cream boards, gilt (silver) lettering on spine. 8vo. (x), 241 pp. This is an unopened copy, with no marks other than a former owner's small printed bookplate on the ffep, else as new. The unclipped dust jacket is in perfect condition. FINE/AS NEW. This book was originally published in 1967 as "The Young Emperors: Rome, A.D. 193-244." . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 241 pp View more info

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The Conquest of Civilization

By: Breasted, James Henry

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Literary Guild: 1938

Edition: Revised Edition. 1

Seller ID: 16117

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket


Publisher's full red boards with gilt lettering on spine, blind stamped globe on front cover, photographic endpapers, red topstain. New, revised edition. 15 pages of photographs at the beginning of the book, b&w illustrations throughout the text. . Head and heel of spine are lightly rubbed, spine and top edge are slightly dust soiled, front hinge starting, printed bookplate, else unmarked and square. . B&W Photographs and drawings. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xii, 6... View more info

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A History of the Ostrogoths

By: Burns, Thomas

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 2074

ISBN: 0-253-32831-4

Condition: Fine+ in Fine dust jacket


unclipped Dj , F. Publisher's full black cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Pages tight , square and unmarked.Many maps , drawings and illustrations throughout. F+ . DJ shows mild shelfwear, else F. Book has slight shelfwear on top edge and light sunning on front and back boards, else F+. . B&Wmaps, drawings,illust. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (xvii),(iii),299 pp View more info

Commentaries of Caesar on the Gallic War: Interlinear Translation of the First Seven Books

By: Caesar, Gaius Julius

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, David McKay: 1964

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 6410

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, black lettering on spine. Classic Interlinear Translation. This is an unmarked copy, tight and square.1964 reprint of the original 1893 edition.. The head and heel of spine are lightly worn, corners bumped, small chip on rear board, else near fine. VERY GOOD.. Classic Interlinear Translations Series. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. (viii),484 pp View more info

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The Battle for Gaul

By: Caesar, Julius

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Boston, David R. Godine: 1980

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 7325

ISBN: 0879233060

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Full green cloth, gilt lettering and decorations on spine, maps on endpapers. Color and B&W photographs, maps, diagrams, and illustrations throughout. . Only slight wear to head and heel of spine. Small closed tear to price-clipped dust jacket on head of spine. FINE/NEAR FINE. B&W and Color Photographs, Maps, and Illustrations. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 208 pp View more info

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JULIUS CAESAR: The Life and Times of the People's Dictator

By: Canfora, Luciano

Price: $29.99

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 4671

ISBN: 0520235029

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH, FIRST PRINTING (Number Line: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1). Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket. Translated by Marian Hill and Kevin Windle. Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Includes Chronology, Bibliography and Index. . Like New. Pristine condition. . 8vo. 392 pp View more info

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Cicero: Letters to Atticus: Volume II

By: Cicero, Marcus Tullius

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Loeb Classical Library / Harvard University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition Thus. Later Printing

Seller ID: 6065

ISBN: 0674995724

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover. 16mo. 345 pp. Edited and translated by D. R. Shackleton Bailey. Loeb Classical Library No. 8, Cicero Vol. XXIII, Cicero's Letters to Atticus Vol. II. Includes Letters No. 90-165A, in both Latin and English. In letters to his friend Atticus, Cicero (106–43 BCE) reveals himself as to no other of his correspondents except, perhaps, his brother, and vividly depicts a momentous period in Roman... View more info

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CIVILISATION A Personal View

By: Clark, Kenneth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1969

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 9504

Condition: Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated in color and B&W. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket is mildly worn including inch-long tear on front panel near head of spine. FINE/VERY GOOD- . Color and B&W illustrations. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (xviii), 359 pp View more info

Roman History (Volume One, only, of Nine)

By: Cocceianus, Cassius Dio

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1914

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 2227

Condition: As New in Fine dust jacket


Dio's Roman History, Loeb Classical Library No. 53. Publisher's green cloth and matching dust jacket. Titles on spine, gilt. Publisher's device on cover, gilt.. AS NEW/FINE.. Loeb Classical Library Series. Vol. 53. 12mo (6.5 x 4.5"). vii, 519, 8 pp View more info

Roman History (Volume Two, only, of Nine)

By: Cocceianus, Cassius Dio

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1914

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 2228

Condition: As New in Fine dust jacket


Dio's Roman History, Loeb Classical Library No. 37. Publisher's green cloth and matching dust jacket. Titles on spine, gilt. Publisher's device on cover, gilt. Includes Books 12-35 of Dio's Roman History. . AS NEW/FINE.. Loeb Classical Library Series. Vol. 37. 12mo (6.5 x 4.5"). vii, 519, 8 pp View more info

Roman History (Volume three, only, of nine)

By: Cocceianus, Cassius Dio

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1914

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 2231

Condition: As New in Fine dust jacket


Dio's Roman History, Loeb Classical Library No. 32. Publisher's green cloth and matching dust jacket. Titles on spine, gilt. Publisher's device on cover, gilt.. AS NEW/FINE.. Loeb Classical Library Series. Vol. 32. 12mo (6.5 x 4.5"). xxxii,449 pp View more info

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The Alexiad

By: Comnena, Anna

Price: $13.00

Publisher: NY, Penguin Classics: 2003

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 7971

ISBN: 0-140-449582

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps. Anna Komnene (1083-1153), commonly Latinized as Anna Comnena, was a Byzantine princess, scholar, physician, hospital administrator, and historian. She was the daughter of the Byzantine Emperor Alexios I and his wife Irene Doukaina. She wrote the Alexiad, an account of her father’s reign. . VERY GOOD+.. Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 560 pp View more info

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A HISTORY OF THE MIDDLE AGES

By: Dahmus, Joseph

Price: $11.95

Publisher: NY, Barnes & Noble Books: 1995

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 6319

ISBN: 0760700362

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's blue cloth over blue boards, gilt lettering on spine. 8vo. 408 pp. Illustrated with maps. This is a new, unopened copy in perfect, pristine condition. AS NEW/AS NEW. . This book is in pristine condition. . B&W maps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 408 pp View more info