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THE WATERS OF ROME: AQUEDUCTS, FOUNTAINS, AND THE BIRTH OF THE BAROQUE CITY
Written by Katherine Wentwork Rinne.
Stock no. 1824571
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A study of the water infrastructure of Renaissance Rome andf a new understanding of how technological and scientific developments in aqueduct and fountain architecture helped turn a medieval backwater into the preeminent city of early modern Europe. Large format. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w and a few colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780300155303. Spine and corners lightly bumped and rubbed. Tiny patch of surface paper loss to verso of front endpaper. Contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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BRITANNIA: A HISTORY OF ROMAN BRITAIN
Written by Sheppard Frere.
Stock no. 1824461
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Nearly fine condition.

A History of England series. Blue cloth, gilt decorations and gilt title to spine. Top edge blue. B/w illustrations. Fourth printing.A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with light scuffing.

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THE HISTORY OF ROME IN PAINTING
Written by Maria Teresa Caracciolo; Roselyne De Ayala.
Stock no. 1824368
Published by Abbeville Press. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition.

Very large format. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt vignette to front & rear board. Colour illustrations throughout. Red ribbon page marker. ISBN: 9780789211033. Blackmark to base of spine and base of open end of slipcase. Otherwise a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase slightly faded at open edge.

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A HISTORY OF ROME FROM THE FOUNDATION OF THE CITY TO THE SOLE RULE OF JULIUS CAESAR
Written by Theodor Mommsen.
Stock no. 1824353
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Translated by W.P. Dickson, introduced by Anthony Grafton, Edited by C.J. Shepherd. Brown leather spine with raised bands and gilt title, blue cloth boards with vignette to front. Blue ribbon page marker. Gilt top edge. B/w plates. A lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase which has a few minor scuffs.

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THE ART OF LOVE
Written by Ovid; Publius Ovidius Naso; James Michie. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 2140157
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Cream cloth, gilt title to spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates. 5th printing. Slip case is a bit better than very good.

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ROMAN SPAIN: CONQUEST AND ASSIMILATION
Written by Leonard A. Curchin.
Stock no. 2139567
Published by BCA. 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos and diagrams. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Wrapper has some edge-creasing.

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TWELVE CAESARS: IMAGES OF POWER FROM THE ANCIENT WORLD TO THE MODERN
Written by Mary Beard.
Stock no. 2138834
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st 2021. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780691222363.

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THE ART OF LOVE
Written by Ovid; Publius Ovidius Naso; James Michie. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 2138255
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1993. Nearly fine condition.

Cream cloth, gilt title to spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates. A little browning to spine. Slip case is very good - scuff marks and some fading at edges.

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SPQR: A HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME
Written by Mary Beard.
Stock no. 1823635
Published by Profile Books. Circa 2015. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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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.

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PALMYRA AND ITS EMPIRE
Written by Richard Stoneman.
Stock no. 1322605
Published by University Of Michigan Press. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Zenobia's Revolt against Rome. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 246 pages. B/w photos at rear of book. ISBN: 0472103873. Spine slightly bumped, some light dusty marks along spine edges. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased and lightly browned.

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BATTLES OF THE GREEK AND ROMAN WORLDS
Written by John Drogo Montagu.
Stock no. 1322595
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 2000. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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