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THE RISE OF ROME
Written by Polybius; Robin Waterfield; Michael Scott; Brian McGing.
Stock no. 1322044
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2013. Fine condition.

Red cloth spine with black title block and gilt title. B/w pictorial paper front side, red cloth rear board. Colour and b/w plates. Translated by Waterfield, preface by Scott, Introduction and notes by McGing. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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I, CLAUDIUS
Written by Robert Graves; Allan Massie. Illustrated by Neil Packer.
Stock no. 1823021
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1994. Nearly 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. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly rubbed at corners and lightly scuffed.

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THE WORLD OF LATE ANTIQUITY AD 150-750
Written by Peter Brown; Christopher Kelly.
Stock no. 1321962
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2014. Fine condition.

Gold coloured cloth spine with black title, pictorial paper boards. Introduced by Christopher Kelly. Colour illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap which has a few scratch marks! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE TWELVE CAESARS
Written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus; Robert Graves. Illustrated by Raymond Hawthorn.
Stock no. 1822470
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Re-Issue. Brick-red cloth with blue and gold decoration. Gilt title to spine. B/w wood engravings. Eighth printing. Spine lightly faded. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little browned at edges and scuffed.

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ROME'S ENEMIES: GERMANICS AND DACIANS (MEN-AT-ARMS)
Written by Peter Wilcox. Illustrated by G.A. Embleton.
Stock no. 2134757
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1984. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w illustrations and photos. Colour plates. ISBN: 0850454735. Spine and cover edges have some browning.

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ROME'S ENEMIES (3): PARTHIANS AND SASSANID PERSIANS (MEN-AT-ARMS)
Written by Peter Wilcox. Illustrated by Angus McBride.
Stock no. 2134754
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1ST 1986. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w illustrations and photos. Colour plates. ISBN: 0850456886. Pale browning to covers.

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ROME'S ENEMIES (2): GALLIC AND BRITISH CELTS (MEN-AT-ARMS)
Written by Peter Wilcox. Illustrated by Angus McBride.
Stock no. 2134750
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1ST 1985. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w illustrations and photos. Colour plates. ISBN: 0850456061.

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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.

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THE ART OF LOVE
Written by Ovid; Publius Ovidius Naso; James Michie. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 1320806
Published by Folio Society. 4th 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Cream cloth, gilt title to spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates. Book itself is fine. There is a tiny dent to one edge of publisher's burgundy slipcase.

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POMPEII: THE LIFE OF A ROMAN TOWN
Written by Mary Beard.
Stock no. 1320733
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Nearly fine condition.

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.

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THE ART OF LOVE
Written by Ovid; Publius Ovidius Naso; James Michie. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 1320732
Published by Folio Society. 4th 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Cream cloth, gilt title to spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates. Book itself is fine. Contained in publisher's burgundy slipcase which is very faintly scored.

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MOSAICS IN ROMAN BRITAIN: STORIES IN STONE
Written by Patricia Witts.
Stock no. 1821250
Published by Tempus. 2007. Nearly fine condition.

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.

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