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The Goddess of Love: The Birth, Triumph, Death and Return of Aphrodite.
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The Goddess of Love: The Birth, Triumph, Death and Return of Aphrodite.

By Geoffrey Grigson.

London, UK Constable, 1976. Hardcover First Edition (1976), so stated. First Edition (1976), so stated. Shows dampstaining to the top and bottom edges of the text pages, which has imparted a bit of crinkliness ot the text pages and a couple of pages show words circled and/or underlined in pencil. Else, Very Good in Very Good DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of moderate use. The Book shows little wear at all; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of serious flaws. The DJ shows moderate rubbing to the panels; light wear to the extremities, with the top edge of the front panel reinforced with clear cellophane tape; the price is intact. Attractive, whole and intact, showing moderate overall wear. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.3 x 6.3 x 1.2 inches). 256 pages.Liberally illustrated in black & white. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 8 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$9.41

Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic World:  Macedonian Imperialism and the Hellenization of the East.
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Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic World: Macedonian Imperialism and the Hellenization of the East.

By Pierre Jouguet.

Chicago, IL Ares Publishers, 1985. Paperback Reprint Edition [1985]. Unchanged reprint of the original 1928 edition. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to the extremities; the mildest rubbing to the panels; the faintest stress crease at the bottom of the rear panel. The Binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the very mildest wear. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.25 x 5.25 x 1 inches). xx, 440 pages. + Maps. Translated by M.R. Dobie. Language: English. Weight: 18 ounces. Reprint Edition [1985]. Unchanged reprint of the original 1928 edition. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps. Pierre Jouguet (1869 – 1949) was a French Egyptologist and classical philologist. In 1911 he received his doctorate of letters at the Sorbonne, subsequently serving as a professor of ancient history and papyrology in Lille (1911-1914 and 1918-1920). From 1920 to 1933, he was a professor of papyrology at the Sorbonne, meanwhile serving as director of the Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale (1928-1940). From 1937 to 1949, he was a professor at Fouad I University in Cairo. During his earlier years spent in Egypt (1896–97, 1900), he translated numerous Greek papyri and participated at the excavatory site at Ghorân. In 1901-02 at Fayoum, he discovered a small Hellenistic necropolis. In 1904, at Lille, he founded the Institut de Papyrologie. He was also founder of the Société royale égyptienne de Papyrologie and co-founder of the Société française d’Égyptologie and the Institut international de Recherches hellénistiques.

$24.50

The World of the Greeks.

By Victor Duruy.

Geneva, Switzerland Editions Minerva, 1971. Hardcover First Edition Thus (1971), unstated in accordance with Minerva's customary practice. First Edition Thus (1971), unstated in accordance with Minerva's customary practice. Very Good+ in Very Good+ DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of very careful use. The Book shows just a touch of shelving wear to the lower extremities; the binding is ever so slightly cocked off square, while remaining perfectly secure; else flawless; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the mildest shelving wear and a single, unobtrusive flaw. Bright and Clean. Virtually 'As New'. The DJ shows only a touch wrinkling to the cellophane contact cover of the illustrated paper, which seems to have characterized most copies of this series: else only the mildest rubbing to the panels; unclipped. Attractive and intact. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.5 x 7.9 x 0.85 inches). 159 pages. Profusely illustrated with duotone photographs. Translated by Joel Rosenthal. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 12 ounces. Decorated Endpapers. Hardback with DJ. .

$3.92

Thermopylae: The Battle That Changed the World.
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Thermopylae: The Battle That Changed the World.

By Paul Cartledge.

New York, NY Random House: Vintage, 2007. Paperback First Edition Thus (2007); so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (2007); so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Fine in Wraps: flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the covers. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome like-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing no flaws. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.2 x 0.75 inches). xxxvii, 313 pages. Language: English. Weight: 12 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$15.68

History of Ancient Greece.
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History of Ancient Greece.

By Jean Hatzfeld.

New York, NY W.W. Norton & Co, 1968. Paperback First Edition Thus (1968), Second Printing. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: just a touch of wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; a partially removed price sticker at the upper corner of the front panel; a barely discernible crease at the backstrip; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.75 x 5 x 0.8 inches). viii, 342 pages. Revised by André Aymard. Translated by A.C. Harrison. Edited by E.H. Goddard. Language: English. Weight: 11.4 ounces. First Edition Thus (1968), Second Printing. Trade Paperback.

$5.29

Athletics of the Ancient World.

By E. Norman Gardiner.

Chicago, IL Ares Publishers, 1978. Paperback Reprint [1978] of the original 1930 Edition; Fourth Printing Thus. Fine in Wraps: flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the covers. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing no flaws. Bright and Clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9 x 6 x 0.85 inches). 246 pages. Illustrated with duotone drawings throughout and with an extensive section of duotone photographic plates. Preface to the American Edition by Stephen G. Miller. Language: English. Weight: 19.3 ounces. Reprint [1978] of the original 1930 Edition; Fourth Printing Thus. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps.

$24.50

Dictionary of Classical Antiquities.

By Oskar Seyffert.

New York, NY Meridian Books, 1956. Paperback First Edition Thus (1956); First Printing, so stated. First Edition Thus (1956); First Printing, so stated. Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of moderate use: spine lean; light wear to extremities, but a small chip at the lower corner of the front panel; several hairline cracks to the backstrip; mild rubbing and faint soiling to wrapper covers and outside edges of the text block. The binding, which is sewn, is secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A clean, sturdy, presentable copy, showing moderate wear and several flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.45 x 1.5 inches). vi, 716 pages. Revised and Edited, with Additions by Henry Nettleship and J.E. Sandys. Liberally illustrated with duotone photographs, drawings, etc. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 11.7 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$7.06

The World of Odysseus.
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The World of Odysseus.

By M.I. Finley.

New York, NY Penguin Books: Pelican , 1979. Paperback Second Edition, Revised & Enlarged (1979); Third Printing Thus (1982). Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to extremities; mildest rubbing to the panels; the pages have tanned somewhat, due to aging; there is a faint crease near the top of the front hinge; the price has been blocked out from the lower rear panel. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the mildest wear and several minor, unobtrusive flaws. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.15 x 0.4 inches). 192 pages. Language: English. Weight: 5.3 ounces. Second Edition, Revised & Enlarged (1979); Third Printing Thus (1982). Trade Paperback.

$6.47

The Ancient Greeks: An Introduction to Their Life and Thought.

By M.I. Finley.

New York, NY The Viking Press: Compass Books, 1964. Paperback First Edition Thus (1964), Twelfth Printing (1970). Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: moderate rubbing and faint soiling to the wrapper covers; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing only light wear. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.75 x 5.15 x 0.5 inches). xi, 178 pages. 16-page slick-paper section of dutone plates. Language: English. Weight: 7.4 ounces. C159. First Edition Thus (1964), Twelfth Printing (1970). Trade Paperback.

$6.47

Kourion: The Search for a Lost Roman City.

By David Soren and Jamie James.

New York, NY Doubleday: Anchor , 1988. Paperback Book-Club Edition [1988]. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to the outside edges; the binding is ever so slightly cocked off square, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. A very faint crease top to bottom of the backstrip. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing only a couple of very minor flaws. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.2 x 0.7 inches). xii, 223 pages. Language: English. Weight: 13 ounces. Book-Club Edition [1988]. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps.

$1.91

Kourion: The Search for a Lost Roman City.

By David Soren and Jamie James.

New York, NY Doubleday: Anchor , 1988. Paperback Book-Club Edition [1988]. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to the upper front corner tip; mild rubbing to a couple of spots of the rear panel. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing only a couple of very minor flaws. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.2 x 0.7 inches). xii, 223 pages. Language: English. Weight: 13 ounces.Book-Club Edition [1988]. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps.

$2.35

The House of the Double Axe: A Recreation of Minoan Life in the Palace of Knossos.

By Agnes Carr Vaughan.

Garden City, NY Doubleday & Company, 1959. Hardcover First Edition (1959), so stated. First Edition (1959), so stated. Very Good in Good DJ: Book shows indications of use - but careful use: light shelving wear to the lower extremities; three tiny rough spots at the top edge of the front panel; former owner's gift inscription at the front free endpaper and a former owner's blind stamp at the lower flyleaf; moderate spine lean. The binding remains quite secure; the text is clean. Shows a few flaws and some wear, but remains a handsome copy with a clean text. The DJ shows fairly heavy wear; some loss to chipping and rubbing at extremities; moderate rubbing to the panels and faint, but pervasive soiling to the rear panel; the price has been clipped; mylar-protected. 8vo. (9.5 x 6.5 x 1 inches). 240 pages. Illustrated with 24 pages of duotone plates. Language: English. Weight: 18.6 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$9.41

History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great.

By J.B. Bury.

New York, NY Random House: Modern Library Giant, 1937. Hardcover First Modern Library Giant Edition (1937), so stated. First Modern Library Giant Edition (1937), so stated. Very Good-: shows moderate wear to the extremities, with fraying appearing at the corner tips of the front panel; very slight bowing to the front board; former owner's attractive bookplate affixed to the front pastedown endpaper; moderate rubbing and faint soiling to rust-red cloth over boards; the backstrip is very lightly sunned, though the silver titles thereon remain bold and clearly legible; the endpapers are tanned and the outside edges of the last fifty pages or so are somewhat scuffed. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. A moderately used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing noticeable wear. NOT a Remainder. NOT a Book-Club Edition. NOT an Ex-Library copy. Squarish 8vo. (8.25 x 5.75 x 2 inches). xxii, 885 pages. Liberally illustrated in Black & White. Fold-out Maps. Language: English. Weight; 1 pound, 15.4 ounces. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$24.50

The Greek World 479 - 323 BC.

By Simon Hornblower .

New York, NY Methuen , 1983. Paperback First Edition (1983), so stated. First Edition (1983), so stated. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the mildest rubbing to the panels and the clear plastic covering for the paper wraps is just starting to lift a at the lower corner of the rear panel; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, showing just a touch of wear. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.3 x 0.7 inches). xi, 354 pages. Maps. Notes. Index. Language: English. Weight: 13.3 ounces. Classical Civilizations Series. Academic Press Paperback.

$19.60

Living a Good Life: Advice on Virtue, Love, and Action from the Ancient Greek Masters.
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Living a Good Life: Advice on Virtue, Love, and Action from the Ancient Greek Masters.

By Thomas Cleary, [Translator].

Boston, MA Shambhala Publications, 1997. Paperback First Edition Thus [1997]; First Printing indicated by a complete number line. First Edition Thus [1997]; First Printing indicated by a complete number line. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of very light use: light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; a crease across the lower corner of the front panel and some superficial indentations to both panels; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. Shows light wear and a few flaws, but remains a handsome little volume: clean, sturdy, presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.25 x 5 x 0.45 inches). xi, 116 pages. Translated from the Arabic by Thomas Cleary. Weight: 5 ounces. Trade Paperback. This collection of eminently practical advice from the likes of Socrates, Plato, Diogenes, Pythagoras, and Aristotle covers subjects as diverse as money, child-raising, politics, philosophy, law, and relationships—all aspects of life and how to live it. Thomas Cleary has translated these sayings and aphorisms from the Arabic sources that preserved Greek thought throughout the Middle Ages. Many of the texts no longer exist in the original Greek. Included in the book is an appendix that presents resonant sayings and fragments from Buddhist, Taoist, and Muslim sources, demonstrating the universal quality of the teachings of the Greek sages and hinting at the interaction between Western and Eastern cultures.

$5.29

Paideia: The Ideals of Greek Culture [Volume I: Archaic Greece The Mind of Athens].

By Werner Jaeger .

New York, NY Oxford University Press: Galaxy Books, 1965. Paperback First Edition Thus [1965]; later printing [1976]. From the Second English Edition, first published in 1945. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of light use; fairly heavy wear to the extremities; fairly heavy rubbing; the price has been blocked out at the bottom of the front panel; former owner's name at front endpaper; a small former bookseller's code at the front endpaper; faint crease at the backstrip; the binding shows the slightest spine lean, but remains secure; the text is clean. A clean, sturdy, presentable copy, showing noticeable rubbing to the covers, but with a clean text. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.25 x 1.1 inches). xxix, 510 pages. Translated from the Second German Edition by Gilbert Highet. Weight: 18.7 ounces. First Edition Thus [1965]; later printing [1976]. From the Second English Edition, first published in 1945. Trade Paperback.

$14.70

The Unity of Mankind in Greek Thought.

By H.C. Baldry.

New York, NY Cambridge University Press, 1965. Hardcover First Edition [1965], unstated in accordance with CUP's customary practice. First Edition [1965], unstated in accordance with CUP's customary practice. Near Fine: shows only the most minute indications of use: Mild rubbing and very faint soiling to the panels; a small, very faint smudge at the fore-edge. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.75 x 5.75 x 0.65 inches). vii, 223 pages. Weight: 14 ounces. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$44.10

Crete and Its Treasures.

By Oliver Reverdin.

New York, NY The Viking Press: Studio Books, 1961. Hardcover First Edition USA [1961]; later printing (no direct statement of First Edition, though there are no subsequent printings noted). Good: Shows significant indications of use. shows moderate wear to the extremities, with the cloth worn through to the underlying board at the corner tips and at the head and heel of the backstrip; the binding remains secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. Overall, remains a sturdy reading copy with a clean text. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Folio (12.9 x 10.4 x 1.1 inches). 153 pages. Preface by Dr. N. Platon, Keeper of Antiquities in Crete. Eighty-eight color photographs by Rudolf Hoegler, N. Platon, and Professor N. Creutzburg. Weight: 3 pounds, 5 ounces. First Edition USA [1961]; later printing (no direct statement of First Edition, though there are no subsequent printings noted). Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$19.60

Portrait of a Priestess: Women and Ritual in Ancient Greece.
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Portrait of a Priestess: Women and Ritual in Ancient Greece.

By Joan Breton Connelly.

Princeton, NJ Princeton University Press, 2007. Hardcover First Edition [2007]; First Printing indicated by a complete number line. First Edition [2007]; First Printing indicated by a complete number line. Fine in Fine DJ: The Book is flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels.The DJ is unclipped. As New. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10.3 x 8.5 x 1.2 inches). xv, 414 pages. Weight: 3 pounds, 11.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ. Publisher: (December 31, 2007) Language: English ISBN-10: 0691127468 ISBN-13: Product Dimensions: 10.3 x 8.4 x 1.2 inches Shipping

$49.00

The Persian Expedition.
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The Persian Expedition.

By Xenophon .

Baltimore, MD Penguin Books, 1972. Paperback First Edition Thus [1972], so stated. This translation was first published by Penguin in 1949; this edition, with a new Introduction, is based on the Eighth Printing. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of rubbing; the pages have tanned somewhat, due to aging. The binding shows barely discernible lean, but remains perfectly secure; the text clean. Free of ownership marks, names, inscriptions, or labels. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.25 x .75 x 4.5 inches). 374 pages. Translated by Rex Warner with an introduction by George Cawkwell. Penguin Classics Series. First Edition Thus [1972], so stated. This translation was first published by Penguin in 1949; this edition, with a new Introduction, is based on the Eighth Printing. Mass Market Paperback.

$14.70

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