GREEK AND ROMAN CIVILISATION
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4 volumes. Brown pictorial cloth, white titles to spine. Colour and b/w photos. The Classical Age; The Lyric Age; The Hellenistic Age; The Persian Wars. Second printing. Binding blue visible (not sticky) to joints at pastedowns. the Lyric Age has a light brown stain caused by book mark being left inside pages 138-139. Dusty marks to spine edges of boards. Minor mark to top of spine of The Classical Age and The Persian Wars. Overall, a nice set. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is scuffed and is marked inside.
EAGER TO BE ROMAN: GREEK RESPONSE TO ROMAN RULE IN PONTUS AND BITHYNIA
Written by Jesper Majbom Madsen.
Stock no. 1826026
Published by Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd.. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Drawing on a detailed investigation of literary work and epigraphic evidence, the author demonstrates that Greek intellectuals and members of the local elite in this province were in fact keen to identify themselves as Roman, and that imperial connections and Roman culture were prestigious in the eyes of their Greek readers and fellow-citizens. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780715637531. Text block and pages edges lightly browned. Contents otherwise clean. Black pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.
Translated by Magie and introduced by Birley. Grey patterned leather. B/w wood engravings. xxxvii and 583 pages including index. Top edge silver. A lovely copy in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.
A PARALLEL OF THE ORDERS OF ARCHITECTURE GREEK AND ROMAN
Written by Charles Normand.
Stock no. 2137639
Published by John Tiranti & Company. 1929. Almost very good condition.
Very large format (tall). Brown cloth spine with beige boards, black titles to spine and front cover. B/w plans/designs. This is the Tiranti Edition. Wear and some surface paper damage to covers, with damp/splash marks in places. Spine is very browned. Other marks to covers. Foxing to prelim pages and last pages of books. Some grubby margin marks. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.
The history of the ancient Greek federal state of Boiotia from the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War in 432 B.C. to its victory over Sparta in 371 B.C. Red cardwraps. ISBN: 0888642539. Light scuffing to rear cover. Contents clean.
A chronological compendium of 667 battles to 31 BC, from the historians of the ancient world. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 256 pages including index. ISBN: 1853673897. Spine slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.
THE ARMY OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT (MEN-AT-ARMS)
Written by Nick Sekunda. Illustrated by Angus McBride.
Stock no. 2134744
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1ST 1984. Slightly better than very good condition.
Card wraps. B/w illustrations. Colour plates. ISBN: 0850455391. Spine browned.
THE ROMAN ARMY FROM HADRIAN TO CONSTANTINE (MEN-AT-ARMS)
Written by Michael Simkins. Illustrated by Ronald Embleton.
Stock no. 2134733
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1984. Slightly better than very good condition.
Card wraps. Colour illustrations. B/w photos. ISBN: 085045333X. Some browning to covers.
The stories illustrated in mosaics graphically link us to the world of the Romans. Roman culture, the passing of time, and the evocation of protection and prosperity were popular themes along with scenes from the arena and the hunt. This book identifies the figures of known mosaics from Roman Britain and explains what they would have meant to a contemporary viewer and discusses their significance. White pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations and a few colour. ISBN: 9780752434216. Reprint.
Card wraps. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781445606576. Some cover corner creasing. Page browning.
Card wraps. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781445606576. Some light creasing to cover corners.
A look in detail at the structure and development of the army in the first three centuries AD, examining its organization, training and role in Roman Society, to see why it has always been accorded with such a prominent position in Rome's history and whether that view is justified. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713471662. Name in ink to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is price-cut.