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The Sophists: : Rhetoric, Democracy, and Plato's Idea of Sophistry.

By Harold Barrett.

Novato, CA Chandler & Sharp Publishers, 1987. Paperback First Edition Thus (1987), unstated. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: mild rubbing to the panels of the wrapper covers and faint sunning to the powder blue background field of the backstrip, rendering the white titles somewhat more difficult to read, but still quite legible; a very faint crease near the lower corner of the front panel; the binding is square and remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, very-near-to--new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing very mild wear and a single cosmetic flaw. Bright and clean. Corners sharp.Not far from 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9 x 6 x 0.3 inches). ix, 85 pages. Language: English. Weight: 6.2 ounces. First Edition Thus (1987), unstated. Academic Press Paperback.

$10.98

The Story of Mankind (Complete and Unabridged).

By Hendrik Willem van Loon.

New York, NY Pocket Books, 1939. Paperback First Edition Thus (1939), Eleventh Printing (1943). Very Good to very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: very slight spine lean; just a hint of wear to the extremities; very mild rubbing and faint soiling to wrapper covers; former owner's name and date in tiny letters at the front free endpaper; some water droplet spots to the tinted top edge and to the top of the tinted fore-edge (no other signs of exposure to moisture, dampstaining, or water damage); the clear plastic "onion skin" is completely peeled off, but it has done its job and kept the covers very clean; the binding is secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing several minor flaws. Corners sharp. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (6.5 x 4.25 x 0.7 inches). xvi, 422 pages, including a new final chapter which brings the material up to the European war of 1939. Language: English. Weight: 8.5 ounces. Pocket Books 15. First Edition Thus (1939), Eleventh Printing (1943). Mass Market Paperback.

$4.31

The Greek State.
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The Greek State.

By Victor Ehrenberg .

New York, NY W.W. Norton & Co, 1964. Paperback First Edition Thus (1964), Fifth Printing. First published in 1960 by Basil Blackwell. Three pages early in the text show INK UNDERLINING AND MARGINALIA. Else, Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: slight spine lean; very light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing and faint soiling; a bit of stress creasing to the backstrip; the binding remains secure. Free of creases to the panels. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A lightly used reading copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing moderate wear and a serious flaw. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.75 x 5.15 x 0.75 inches). xii, 280 pages. Language: English. Weight: 10.4 ounces. First Edition Thus (1964), Fifth Printing. First published in 1960 by Basil Blackwell. Trade Paperback. .

$4.12

Democracy and Classical Greece.

By J.K. Davies .

Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press, 1993. Paperback Second Edition (1993), Revised & Enlarged. First Printing Thus, indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Second Edition (1993), Revised & Enlarged. First Printing Thus, indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: just a touch of wear to the extremities; a small scuff at the upper rear panel; a faint, tiny crease at the upper corner of the rear panel; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, but there is a tiny dot at the bottom edge of the text block, used by a local bookseller to distinguish "New" from "Used" books, at least until we convinced them to stop the practice. NOT a Book-Club or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.25 x 5.45 x 0.85 inches). xii, 308 pages. Eight-page section of black & white illustrations. Language: English. Weight: 13.5 ounces. University Press Paperback.

$7.64

History: Remembered, Recovered, Invented.

By Bernard Lewis.

Princeton, NJ Princeton University Press, 1976. Paperback First Edition Thus (1976); First Printing, so stated. First Edition Thus (1976); First Printing, so stated. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Wraps: a crease near the lower front corner and mild rubbing to the panels; just a hint of wear to the extremities; the binding leans very slightly, but remains secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, close-to-like-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing very mild wear and minor cosmetic flaws. Bright and Clean. Corners sharp. Close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.15 x 0.5 inches). vii, 111 pages. Language: English. Weight: 5.6 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$14.70

Ancient Slavery and Modern Ideology.
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Ancient Slavery and Modern Ideology.

By M. I. Finley .

New York, NY The Viking Press, 1980. Hardcover First Edition (1980), so stated. First Edition (1980), so stated. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Very Good+ to Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of very careful use. The Book shows just a touch of shelving wear to the lower extremities; a dime-size, very faint soil spot at the top edge of the text block and a tiny, stray pencil spot at the bottom edge of same; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. 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 a couple of unobtrusive flaws. Bright and Clean. Corners sharp. Very close to 'As New'. The DJ is just about perfect, but the price has been clipped; mylar-protected. Close to "As New", with a single flaw. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.75 x 6.15 x 1 inches),. 202 pages. Language: English. Weight: 17 ounces. Four Lectures presented at the College de France in November and December 1978. Hardback with DJ.

$14.70

The Romans 850 B.C. - A.D. 337.

By Donald R. Dudley.

New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf: Borzoi Books, 1970. Hardcover First Edition USA (1970), so stated. First Edition USA (1970), so stated. Very Good to Very Good+ in Very Good DJ: The Book shows indications of careful use: mild bump to the top of the front hinge and a milder one to the upper corner of the front panel; a touch of shelving wear to the lower extremities; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear to the outside edges and minor flaws. The DJ shows moderate wear to extremities, with loss to chipping at the lower front corner and several short, closed tears; mild rubbing to the panels; faint soiling to the white background field of the rear panel; the price has not been clipped; mylar-protected. Shows some flaws, but remains intact and attractive. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.4 x 5.7 x 1.5 inches). xxvi, 316 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 6.5 ounces. The History of Human Society Series, Edited by J.H. Plumb. Hardback with DJ.

$6.37

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

Early Christianity and Greek Paideia.

By Werner Jaeger .

Cambridge, MA Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1961. Hardcover First Edition Thus [1961]; Second Printing [1965]. Good+ in Good DJ: shows indications of light use, but faint DAMPSTAINING at the bottom edge (doesn't invade the text block): heavy foxing to the top edge and much sparser to the other outside edges; else only very light wear to the extremities; the binding is square remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. A flawed copy, but one that is structurally sound and tighly bound. A handsome reading copy with a clean text. The DJ shows faint dampstaining at the bottom corner of the rear panel; a short, closed tear at the bottom of the front panel; some loss to chipping and rubbing and tears at the head and heel of the backstrip; the price has been clipped. Serviceable, but not much to look at. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.85 x 0.75 inches). ii, 154 pages.Blue cloth over boards with white titles at the backstrip and a gilt logo at the lower corner of the front panel. Language: English. Weight: 12 ounces. First Edition Thus [1961]; Second Printing [1965]. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$24.50

Readings in Late Antiquity: A Sourcebook.
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Readings in Late Antiquity: A Sourcebook.

By Michael Maas, (Editor) .

New York, NY Routledge, 2010. Paperback Second Edition (2010), Revised & Enlarged. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: just a touch of wear to the extremities; very mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; a crease top to bottom of the rear panel; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of any 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 handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing just a touch of wear and a single significant flaw. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.25 x 1.25 inches). lxxxviii, 437 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 15.7 ounces. Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World Series, (Book 10). Second Edition (2010), Revised & Enlarged. Academic Press Paperback.

$32.63

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

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 Roman World (The Oxford History of the Classical World, Volume 2).
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The Roman World (The Oxford History of the Classical World, Volume 2).

By John Boardman, Jasper Griffin, and Oswyn Murray, (Editors).

New York, NY Oxford University Press, 1988. Paperback First Edition Thus (1988), so stated. Issued simultaneously with the hardcover edition. A one-volume edition was published in 1986. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of spine lean; a short, superficial scratch at the upper backstrip; else flawless; 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, very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing a couple of very minor flaws. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.65 x 7.5 x 1 inches). 456 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Language: English. Weight: 2 pounds, 8.9 ouncesFirst Edition Thus (1988), so stated. Issued simultaneously with the hardcover edition. A one-volume edition was published in 1986. Oxford History of the Classical World Series. First Edition Thus (1988), so stated. Issued simultaneously with the hardcover edition. A one-volume edition was published in 1986. University Press Paperback. .

$4.70

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

The Civil War, together with the Alexandrian War, The African War, and the Spanish War by other Hands.

By Julius Caesar.

New York, NY Penguin Books, 1967. Paperback First Edition Thus [1967], so stated. First Edition Thus [1967], So Stated. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very light use: a bump at the upper corner of the front panel has caused some creasing to the front cover and in diminishing severity, to the first hundred pages or so; mild rubbing; a thin line of sunning along the front hinge (does not affect the backstrip or the rest of the front panel); the text pages have tanned slightly, due to aging. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, showing very mild wear and fairly unobtrusive flaws: remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.15 x 4.35 x 0.75 inches). 360 pages. Includes Introduction, Notes, Extensive Appendices and Glossary. Numerous Maps. Translated, with an Introduction and Biographical Note by Jane F. Mitchell. Language: English. Weight: 9.2 ounces. Penguin Classics Series. Paperback.

$9.41

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

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