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Folklore/Mythology Classics From Byre Books


The Agamemnon of Aeschylus

By Bradfield College Sixth Form Boys of 1900

Bradfield College Oxford 1949 PB The Greek text, with English verse translation in parallel. A ticket, to the 1949 production at the college, is loosely laid in. With brief biographies of the class of 1900, some of whom were killed in action 1914-18. Covers worn and marked, small splits to spine, age-mottling to prelims, small name to ffep, clean, tight and sound, good. 60pp 0


The Ancient Greeks

By Finley, M I

Pelican Harmondsworth 1966 PB The political and economic structure of Greek society Good 204pp 0


Stories from Greek Tragedy

By Havell, H L

George G. Harrap & Co. London 1907 HB A good retelling of Greek myth and legend, with an introductory chapter on drama. Finely decorated worn green and gold cloth, spine chipped top and base, leather spine open down one side, awards plate on front pastedown, hinge starting to back but still solid text block. Text clean and clear. 232pp 0


The Adelphoe

By Terence

Macmillan London 1893 HB With an introduction, notes and a critical appendix by Sidney G Ashmole. English introduction, Latin text. Red cloth, worn and marked and faded to the spine, internally VG 208pp 0