GREEK AND ROMAN CIVILISATION
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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.
Attractive colour pictorial boards. Colour photos. The People and the City at the Height of the Empire. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Some slight scuffing to the slipcase.
Brown cloth spine and rear board, gilt title to spine. Pictorial paper onlay to front board. Maps to endpapers. B/w maps and colour plates. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed.
A HISTORY OF GREEK ART (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Martin Robertson.
Stock no. 2134505
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Brown cloth with grey title box to spine; gilt title. B/w photos. ISBN: 0521202779. Wrapper to volume 1 is creased to rear panel with 2" closed tear at one edge.
Brown cloth spine and rear board, gilt title to spine. Pictorial paper onlay to front board. Maps to endpapers. B/w maps and colour plates. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Contained in publisher's green slipcase which is very slightly scuffed.
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.
A look at Roman history from one of the world's foremost classicists. How Rome grew from an insignificant village in central Italy to a power that controlled territory from Spain to Syria, and also how the Romans thought about themselves and their achievements, and why they continue to be important to us. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations plus a few colour. ISBN: 9781846683800. 4th printing. A few light marks to boards. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly worn at corners.
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.
Observers Series No. 56. Laminate boards. With 74 b/w photographs, 10 maps and 4 line drawings. ISBN: 0723215448. Spine bumped, a tiny indentation to lower edge of front cover. Contents clean.