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THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE (8 VOLUMES)
Written by Edward Gibbon.
Stock no. 2132468
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Cream paper binding. Red and blue title labels. 8 volumes in two sets i.e. four volumes in each set. Slip cases are very good - a few marks to back of the one - couple of paper edge nicks.

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I, CLAUDIUS
Written by Robert Graves; Allan Massie. Illustrated by Neil Packer.
Stock no. 2132341
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1994. Fine condition.

From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius Emperor of the Romans. Introduction by Allan Massie. Green cloth with gilt title box and decorations. Colour & b/w illustrations. In fine green slipcase.

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NERO
Written by Michael Grant.
Stock no. 1819047
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Fine condition.

Brown cloth. Colour photos. Third printing. Contained in publisher's green slipcase in almost fine condition.

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THE HISTORY OF THEOPHYLACT SIMOCATTA
Written by Michael Whitby; Mary Whitby.
Stock no. 2132199
Published by Clarendon Press. 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An English Translation with Introduction and Notes. Special Edition for Sandpiper Books 1997. ISBN: 019822799X. Small inscription in pencil to front endpaper. Light edge-creasing to wrapper.

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A HISTORICAL COMMENTARY ON TACITUS' HISTORIES I AND II
Written by G.E.F. Chilver.
Stock no. 1818858
Published by Clarendon Press. 1st 1979. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A commentary dealing with the first two books of Cornelius Tacitus first major work which became known as the Histories. Navy blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0198148305. Minor mark to vertical edge of text block. Price-cut blue dustwrapper is faded to spine and rear panel.

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THE ART OF LOVE
Written by Ovid; Publius Ovidius Naso; James Michie. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 2131719
Published by Folio Society. 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

Cream boards, gilt title to spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates. Spine is browned. Slip case is very good - a few marks and small knocks.

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THE IMPERIAL ROMAN ARMY
Written by Yann Le Bohec.
Stock no. 1818262
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

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.

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ROMAN SCOTLAND: FRONTIER COUNTRY (HISTORIC SCOTLAND)
Written by David J. Breeze.
Stock no. 1817801
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Fully revised and updated, drawing on the latest archaeological discoveries and cutting-edge research, along with contemporary Roman documents including the uniquely informative Vindolanda writing tablets, to assess this period of occupation and the effect they had on Scotland and its people. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations and a few colour. ISBN: 0713489952.

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ARMIES OF THE LATE ROMAN EMPIRE AD 284 TO 476: HISTORY, ORGANIZATION AND EQUIPMENT
Written by Gabriele Esposito.
Stock no. 1817544
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st 2018. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Armies of the Past series. Focusing on the dramatic and crucial period that started with the accession of Diocletian and ended with the definitive fall of the Western Roman Empire. White cloth boards, red title to spine. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781526730374.

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THE LANDSCAPE OF ROMAN BRITAIN
Written by Ken Dark; Petra Dark.
Stock no. 1817312
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st thus 1997. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Combining advances in archaeology of the period with new scientific approaches to environmental reconstruction. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0750909641. Light scuffing to dustwrapper.

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THE ART OF LOVE
Written by Ovid; Publius Ovidius Naso; James Michie. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 2127453
Published by Folio Society. 5th 2009. Fine condition.

Cream boards, gilt title to spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates. Slip case is very good; is marked, with a bit of scuffing.

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FAVERDALE, DARLINGTON
Written by Jennifer Proctor.
Stock no. 2125638
Published by Pre-Construct Archaeology Limited. 1st 2012. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Excavations at a major settlement in the northern frontier zone of Roman Britain. B/w diagrams and photos. ISBN: 9780956305466. A few marks to covers.

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