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Greek Mythology

By Kokkinou, Sophia

Greece: Prisma Ltd., 1989. Tenth edition. In good, clean condition.Cover shows some scuffing. Illustrated with drawings and classic Greek artifacts, provides the stories of twenty-four major Greek Gods plus chapters on Sources of Greek Mythology, The Trojan War, and Heroes of the Trojan War.. Soft Cover. Good. 6 x 8 1/2.


The Three Golden Oranges
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The Three Golden Oranges

By Ada, Alma Flor

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Atheneum, 1999. First Edition. First printing. Glossy pictorial hardcover under a dust jacket that shows minor shelfwear. In this Hispanic folktale, acting on the advice of an old woman, three brothers who wish to find brides go in search of three golden oranges. 8 1/2 x 11 1/2. Hard Cover. As New/As New. Illus. by Reg Cart. 8 1/2 x 11 1/2.


Classical Mythology (A Brief Insight)

By Morales, Helen

New York: Sterling Press, 2007. Brief Insights series. New with minor shelfwear to cover. Examines the significance of myths in different times and explores how myths are used and understood in different cultures. Illustrated.. Hard Cover. As New. 5 x 7 1/2.


Troylus and Criseyde
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Troylus and Criseyde

By Chaucer, Geoffrey

UK: Everyman Press, 2000. A new book with minimal shelfwear. Chaucer's longest complete poem is presented in the original verse with line references, footnotes, Introduction, Notes, Text Summary and Chronology of Chaucer's life and times. Edited by Maldwyn Mills. The story of a tragic love between Troylus and a young Trojan Widow Criseyde.. Soft Cover. As New. 5 x 8.


The Master of Mary of Burgundy: A Book of Hours for Engelbert of Nassau ( Bodleian Library, Oxford)

By J.J.G. Alexander

New York: George Braziller Inc., 1970. NO SLIPCASE. Book binding is tooled in gold on blue morocco leatherette. In very good clean condition. Presents the entire Book of Hours with illuminated plates having gold highlights. Introduction, Subject Index to the Plates, and section on the Plates and Legends included in text.. Hard Cover. Good. 4 x 5 1/2.


Il Caffe (Hotel Splendor, Firenze, 9)

By Cervantes; Merimee; D'Annunzio

Boston, MA, U.S.A.: Nike Edizioni, 1996. 1996 edition #9. Hotel Splendor, Firenze publication 9. Dual-language: Italian/English. Contents include: Cervantes (La zia posticcia/The Pretended Aunt), Merimee (Matteo Falcone), and D'Annunzio (La fine di Candia/The End of Canada).. Soft Cover. As New. 4 x 6 1/2.


Le mariage de Figaro

By Alain Sandrier, Bernard Combeaud, Julie Proust, Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais

France: Edition Gallimard, 1996. French text. In good, clean, unmarked condition with minor shelfwear and a lightly tanned textblock. . Soft Cover. Good. 4 1/2 x 7.


The World's 100 Best Short Stories - Complete Set (Volumes 1-10)

By Grant Overton (editor)

Funk & Wagnall's , 1927. Complete 10-volume set in blue cloth with gold gilt lettering/decorations/top edge. Some foxing on the front endpages on several volumes. Binding/hinges all tight. Minor shelfwear including lightly bumped corners. 10 Volumes: Adventure; Romance; Mystery; Love; Drama; Courage; Women; Men; Humor; Ghosts.. Hard Cover. Good. 4 x 6.


Troy: Homer's Iliad Retold

By Homer; Boyle, David; Croot, Viv

New York: Barnes & Noble, 2004. Glossy pictorial hardcover. No dust jacket. Minimal shelfwear. Decorated throughout in the style of Greek vases, and with explanatory side bars, presents a condensed prose retelling of the classic Homeric tale.. Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket. 8 x 9 1/2.


The Roman Vergil and the Origins of Medieval Book Design
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The Roman Vergil and the Origins of Medieval Book Design

By Wright, David H.

British Library, 2001. This book is new. The dust jacket shows shelfwear including scuffing. Twenty surviving illuminated pages from The Roman Vergil are reproduced in color and accompanied by explanatory text.. Hard Cover. As New/Very Good. 11 x 12 1/2.


The Satyricon
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The Satyricon

By Petronius

San Diego, California, U.S.A.: Wordsworth Editions Ltd, 1999. New. Translated by Paul Dinnage. Recounts the sexual adventures of the comic rogue Encolpius and his companions, while poking fun at the social, religious and aesthetic customs of the Roman time.. Soft Cover. New. 5 x 8.


Dante e La Commedia

By Raffaele Campanella

Citta di Castello: Edimond, 2011. Italian text in very good, clean, unmarked condition with minor shelfwear. Il testo di Campanella inquadra, con uno stile sobrio, preciso e chiaro, Dante Alighieri ponendolo in rapporto con il contesto letterario e storico, la sua concezione della religione, della letteratura, della politica e in ultimo del mondo.. Soft Cover with Dust Jacket. Very Good. 6 x 9 1/2.


Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous
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Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous

By Berkeley, George

U.S.A.: Prometheus Books, 1988. Great Books in Philosophy series. New with minimal shelf wear. Records an imaginary discussion between two men during three successive days on the subject of materialism.. Soft Cover. New. 5 1/2 x 8.


Nicolette and Aucassin: Paul and Virginia Undine-Sintram (World's Great Books) Grand De Luxe Edition

By Hale, Edward Everett (trans)

New York: D. Appleton & Co. , 1899. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpage. Otherwise unmarked. Leather spine and corners have heavy wear with 1/2 x 1" missing piece on top of spine. Marbled boards chipped along edges. Textblock tightly attached and tanning. . Quarter Leather. Acceptable. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2.


The House of the Seven Gables

By Nathaniel Hawthorne

New York: H.M. Caldwell Company Undated copy (circa 1897). In unmarked condition with a cracked front hinge (just the paper, not the cardboard beneath). Text tightly attached. Covers faded and smudged. Decorative pink an cream cover with silver gilt decoration and lettering on spine. Spine heavily sunned. . Hard Cover. Acceptable. 4 1/2 x 6.


Sophokles: Women of Trachis (A Version By Erza Pound)

By Sophocles; Ezra Pound

New Directions, 1957. A very good, clean, unmarked copy with a poor dust jacket. DJ is heavily rubbed and creased with multiple tears along edges and a missing section at the top of the spine. Includes "...a detailed study of this translation by Professor S.V. Jankowski, who compares it in detail to a number of other versions, a word portrait of Pound in St. Elizabeth's Hopsital by the actor critic, Denis Goacher, and a new "Manifesto of the Arts". . Hard Cover. Very Good. 6 x 9.


La divina Commedia: Inferno

By Dante Alghieri

Milan: Rizzoli Editore, 1949. Italian text. In good, clean, unmarked condition with minor shelfwear and a 1/2" tear along lower edge of spine. Spine itself not torn, just the paper over the cardboard. . Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 4.25 x 6.5".



By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Indianapolis : The Bobbs-merrill Company Publishers , 1905. A tight, straight textblock with one marking pencilled inside the rear cover. Otherwise unmarked. Cover has bumped corners and rubbed edges and age-related discoloration. . First Thus. Half-Leather. Good. Illus. by Howard Chandler Christy . 7 1/2 x 10.


Le Compere Mathieu, Ou Les Bigarrures De L'Esprit Humain, Tome 1 - 4

By Henri Joseph DuLaurens

France: Amalthe, 1787. French text. Outer edges of all four volumes have heavy chipping and heavily bumped corners. Textblocks all tightly attached and generally bright. A few stains scattered throughout. Outer edges discolored and worn. . Hard Cover. Acceptable. 3 1/2 x 5 1/2.


English Literature

By Abby Sage Richardson

Chicago: Jansen, McClurg & Co., 1883. In clean, unmarked, condition with tight square binding. Shelfwear includes rubbed/chipped edges, corners and head/heel of spine. Marbled endpapers and outer edge of textblock. "A manual embracing the great epochs of English Literature, from the English conquest of Britain, 449, to the death of Walter Scott, 1832." Essays covering Britain's history and culture, the history of the English language, and the literature that reflected it, including Chaucer, Spenser, Bacon, Shakespeare, Marlowe, Donne, Milton, Pope, Fielding, Burns, Coleridge, Wordsworth, Scott, Byron, Shelley, and Keats. A rare volume, a comprehensive and engaging work. . Quarter Leather . Good. 6 x 8 1/2.


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