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EMPEROR OF ROME
Written by Mary Beard.
Stock no. 1326518
Published by Profile Books. Circa 2023. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The fact and fiction of the rulers of the ancient Roman world. Brown boards, gilt title to spine 493 pages. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 9781846683787. 2nd printing. Spine and corners bumped. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased.

Price: £17.00 £14.45.

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THE RISE OF ROME
Written by Polybius; Robin Waterfield; Michael Scott; Brian McGing.
Stock no. 1827057
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2013. Slightly better than very good 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 which is split open at top edge. Publisher's slipcase is crushed to one open edge with small split at lower corner of same edge.

Price: £130.00 £110.50.

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THE FOLIO HISTORY OF ANCIENT GREECE (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Simon Hornblower; et al.
Stock no. 1826419
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Very good condition.

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.

Price: £70.00 £59.50.

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LIVES OF THE LATER CAESARS
Written by Anthony R. Birley; David Magie. Illustrated by Sue Scullard.
Stock no. 1825805
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Nearly fine condition.

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.

Price: £28.00 £23.80.

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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.

Price: £90.00 £76.50.

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BOIOTIA AND THE BOIOTIAN LEAGUE, 432-371 B.C.
Written by Robert J. Buck.
Stock no. 1823520
Published by University Of Alberta Press. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

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.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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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.

Price: £18.00 £15.30.

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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.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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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.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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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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ROMAN BATHS IN BRITAIN
Written by Ian D. Rotherham.
Stock no. 2133692
Published by Amberley. 1st 2012. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781445606576. Some cover corner creasing. Page browning.

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ROMAN BATHS IN BRITAIN
Written by Ian D. Rotherham.
Stock no. 2132573
Published by Amberley. 1st 2012. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781445606576. Some light creasing to cover corners.

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