GREEK AND ROMAN CIVILISATION
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2 Volumes. Brown cloth spine with gilt titles and border. Pictorial covers. Introduction by McLeish. 7th printing. Slip case is very good - a few marks and small scuffs.
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.
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.
Large format. Blue cloth with black titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. Some Illustrations Representative of Roman Military Life With Special Reference to Britain. 15 Colour plates. Others in photogravure. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven darkening and fading to cover edges and spine. Some grubby marks and wear to covers. A few hinges are pulled - especially page 33 and 113.. Some foxing/browning.
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.
Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations, 91 b/w and a few colour plates. 2nd edition revised. Spine lightly faded, gilt titles still bright. Foxing to text block and some foxing to contents. Hinges lightly pulled, binding is tight.
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.
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.
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.