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Leisure and Ancient Rome
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Leisure and Ancient Rome

By Toner, J. P.

Polity Press. Near Fine. 1998. Paperback. 0745621988 . Large paperback in excellent condition, no significant flaws to this clean, attractive copy, illustrated, includes a bibliography; ; 198 pages .

$16.00

The Roman Empire of the Second Century or the Age of the Antonines

By Capes, W. W.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good. 1898. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket, clean ex-library copy with a tight, square binding and fine contents, includes two color maps, the original title label on the spine has some wear and the following library markings are present: a label at bottom of spine, card pocket on the inside of the back cover, library stamp on the blank front end-paper and top outer edge .

$14.00

Roman History: the Early History from the Assassination of Julius Caesar to That of Domitian

By Capes, W. W.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good. 1898. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket, 240 pages + 17 pages of ads for other books, includes two fold-out color maps and genealogical tables, this is an ex-library copy but is clean and the text is unmarked, the following library markings are present: a label on the spine, a stamp on the blank front end-paper, and a card pocket on the inside of the rear cover, the binding is tight .

$14.00

Rome and Carthage: The Punic Wars

By Smith, R. Bosworth

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good. 1897. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket, this is a clean ex-library copy, the following library markings are present: a card pocket on the inside of the rear cover, a label on the spine, and two ownership stamps, the binding is tight and the contents are fine, 298 pages + 15 pages of ads for other titles in the Epochs of Ancient History series of which this is one, illustrated with nine maps, 3 of which are in color, two of which are folding .

$34.00

Epochs of Ancient History: The Roman Triumvirates

By Merivale, Charles

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good. 1897. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket, sturdy cloth binding, 248 pages + 16 pages of ads for other books, includes a color fold-out map, this is an ex-library copy but is very clean with fine, unmarked contents, the top edge is gilt and the binding is tight, the following library markings are present: a paper label on the spine, a card pocket on the inside of the rear cover and a stamp on the blank front end-paper .

$18.00

A History of the Ancient World Volume II (2) Rome

By Rostovtzeff, M.

Oxford: Clarendon Press. Good. 1927. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket, this is an ex-library copy with a card pocket, catalog number on spine, and several ownership stamps throughout, also, the cover is scuffed 387 pages + two folding maps, translated from the Russian, a good reading copy .

$14.00

Rome Reborn:   The Vatican Library and Renaissance Culture
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Rome Reborn: The Vatican Library and Renaissance Culture

By Grafton, Anthony

Yale University Press. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1993. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. 0300054424 . Large format hardcover with dustjacket, first printing as indicated by the publisher's "1" in the number line on copyright page, book and jacket are in excellent condition, the only flaw to this beautiful copy is the former owner's name written at the bottom of the first blank page, "This extraordinarily beautiful book, which contains over 200 color illustrations, introduces the reader to the Vatican Library and examines in particular its development during the Renaissance" ; ; 336 pages .

$19.00

The Middlesex District in Roman Times: Parts I & II: The Antiquities of Middlesex

By Sharpe, Montagu

Brentford Printing and Publishing Co. Limited. Very Good. 1913. Trade Paperback. Large paperback, 40 pages + a large folding map, illustrated throughout, the rear cover has been neatly taped to the spine, the binding remains tight and clean and the contents are fine, [part of] "a series of papers on the history of this District between the invasions of Julius Caesar, B. S. 54, and William the Conqueror, A. D. 1066" .

$19.00

Roman Coins

By Kent, J. P. C. and Albert Hirmer

London: Thames and Hudson. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1978. Hardcover. 0500232733 . Large format hardcover with dustjacket, revised from the original German edition, "This magnificent presentation of the coins of Republican and Imperial Rome, a span of over one thousand years, is illustrated with superb photographs specially taken for the book by Max and Albert Hirmer of Munich...with 1,430 illustrations," book has a damp-mark near the top edge of the front and back covers, it has caused slight darkening to the cloth but no other damage, the bottom edge has mild rubbing, the binding is tight and the contents are fine, the white jacket has some mild tanning, it is price-clipped and has a couple of short edge-tears, it is clean and presentable overall and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included; 368 pages .

$109.00

Tacitus
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Tacitus

By Mellor, Ronald

Routledge. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1993. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 0415906652 . Hardcover with dustjacket, "Tacitus is presented as a moralist, psychologist, political analyst, and literary artist," clean copy with no significant flaws, includes a bibliography ; ; 211 pages .

$12.00

Stories in Stone from the Roman Forum

By Lovell, Isabel

New York: MacMillan. Very Good. 1914. Hardcover. Hardcover, no dustjacket, brick red cloth with black-stamped decoration on front cover and spine, still bright gold titles on front cover and spine, top edge is gilt, illustrated, 258 pages + 10 pages of ads for other books, this clean copy has no significant flaws, tells why the Forum of Rome became the center of the nation's life, why the Romans wore white togas, etc. .

$15.00

The Severans:   The Changed Roman Empire
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The Severans: The Changed Roman Empire

By Grant, Michael

London & New York: Routledge. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1996. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. 0415127726 . Hardcover with dustjacket, "analyses the colourful decline of the Roman empire during the reign of the Severans, the first non-Italian dynasty," illustrated, book and jacket are in excellent condition, there are no remarkable flaws and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, a fine gift copy; 117 pages .

$13.00

Vinum:   The Story of Roman Wine
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Vinum: The Story of Roman Wine

By Fleming, Stuart

Glen Mills, Pennsylvania: Art Flair. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2001. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 0971274207 . Large format hardcover with dustjacket, this fine gift copy was still in the original shrink-wrap when we acquired it, we removed the wrap to inspect for flaws, the book is like new with a tight, unread binding, the jacket has one minor flaw: a tiny amount of rubbing to the bottom corner-tips, too inconsequential to affect our condition rating of "Fine" and we include a professional (removable) mylar cover, "A unique view of wine's place in Roman culture - A must-read for all wine lovers," nicely-illustrated throughout ; 134 pages .

$15.00

Pannonia and Upper Moesia: A History of the Middle Danube Provinces of the Roman Empire

By Mocsy, Andras

Routledge & Kegan Paul. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1974. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 0710077149 . Hardcover first printing with dustjacket, a beautiful copy of this fourth volume in the highly commended "Provinces of the Roman Empire Series," book is flawless (as new), dustjacket is in excellent condition (nearly new) with some mild rubbing and a small tanned rectangle on the front flap where a label was removed being the only flaws, a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, "a comprehensive survey of the Middle Danube Provinces [Austria, Hungary & Yugoslavia] from the latest pre-Roman Iron Age up to the beginning of the Great Migrations," illustrated throughout, including two fold-out maps, also includes a Select Bibliography .

$84.00

Pompeiana: The Topography, Edifices and Ornaments of Pompeii

By Gell, William and John P. Gandy

London: Henry G. Bohn. Very Good. 1852. 3rd Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover, original brown leather binding, marbled page-edges and end-papers, gold-tooling on spine and edges, third edition, scarce, 208 pages plus numerous engraved plates, plans, two color plates and many attractive vignettes with explanations at the back of the book, a history of the antiquities of Pompeii, the leather is scuffed and there are two small surface-chips on the spine, one of them to the spine-label but the spine-title is fine, two short splits to the leather at the outer hinges but the binding is holding well, very clean internally, most of the text and illustrations are flawless with the following exceptions: mild foxing to the frontis plate, moderate foxing to the folding plan of Pompeii (shown in the supplied photo), mild foxing to folding plate #68, scattered mild foxing to the edges of a few other plates which does not affect the illustrations themselves, this copy has been collated and all pages and plates are present .

$184.00

The Antiquarian and the Myth of Antiquity: The Origin of Rome in Renaissance Thought

By Jacks, Philip

Cambridge University Press. Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket. 1993. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 0521441528 . Hardcover first printing with dustjacket, "traces the attempt by Renaissance humanists to verify the historical foundations of Rome and to map its nascent urban formation," 376 pages, many illustrations throughout, book has very mild mottling near the top and bottom edges of the back cover, there are no other remarkable flaws, the binding is tight and square and the contents are flawless, the dustjacket is in excellent condition, clean and bright with no remarkable flaws and a professional (removable) mylar cover included .

$110.00