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POMPEII: THE LIFE OF A ROMAN TOWN
Written by Mary Beard.
Stock no. 1320887
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 at spine and corners else a super copy in original slipcase which has a small bump to one spine corner and some tiny white flecks at other extremity.

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THE TWELVE CAESARS
Written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus; Robert Graves. Illustrated by Raymond Hawthorn.
Stock no. 1821560
Published by Folio Society. 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Re-Issue. Brick-red cloth with blue and gold decoration. Gilt title to spine. B/w wood engravings. Sixth printing. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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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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BRITANNIA: A HISTORY OF ROMAN BRITAIN
Written by Sheppard Frere.
Stock no. 1320607
Published by Folio Society. 3rd 2002. Nearly fine condition.

A History of England series. Blue cloth, gilt decorations and gilt title to spine. Top edge blue. B/w illustrations. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which has a light mark to rear panel.

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ROMAN BRITAIN: A NEW HISTORY
Written by Guy De La Bedoyere.
Stock no. 1821251
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An illuminating new account of Britain as a Roman province. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9780500051405. Dustwrapper spine slightly faded.

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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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ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE REMAINS OF ROMAN ART IN CIRENCESTER, THE SITE OF ANTIENT CORINIUM
Written by Professor Buckman; C.H. Newmarch.
Stock no. 1821231
Published by George Bell. 1st 1850. Good condition.

Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind title to front. Tissue-guarded plates, some folding. B/w illustrations. List of subscribers. Spine worn with some splitting at vertical edges, cloth to top of spine has broken away. Boards scuffed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Scattered foxing throughout also affecting plates. Some hinges pulled.

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ROMAN ANTIQUITIES AT LYDNEY PARK GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Written by William Hiley Bathurst; C.W. King.
Stock no. 1821229
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1879. Good condition.

A posthumous work of the Rev. William Hiley Bathurst, M.A. with notes by C.W. King. Green cloth, gilt title to spine, gilt vignette to front cover. 30 plates including one tinted and nine in colour. Top & tail of spine worn. Rear board scuffed. Lower front corner has large bump to board. Other corners lightly bumped. Joints cracking but binding still good. Lower corners of contents lightly creased caused by the bump to front board. Contemporary inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Neat date in ink and a blind address stamp to top of title page. A few scattered foxspots. Hinges pulled. All plates present.

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SPQR: A HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME
Written by Mary Beard.
Stock no. 1821055
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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HADRIAN'S WALL IN THE DAYS OF THE ROMANS
Written by Frank Graham. Illustrated by Ronald Embleton.
Stock no. 1820884
Published by Frank Graham. 1st 1984. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

What the Roman Wall was like when in use, the soldiers who built and garrisoned it and the civilians who lived in the towns and villages scattered along its length. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0859831779. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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