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POMPEII: THE LIFE OF A ROMAN TOWN
Written by Mary Beard.
Stock no. 1319013
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.

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THE STORY OF ROMAN BATH
Written by Patricia Southern.
Stock no. 2132590
Published by Amberley. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781445610900.

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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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NERO
Written by Michael Grant.
Stock no. 1819047
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Fine condition.

Brown cloth. Colour photos. Third printing. Contained in publisher's green slipcase in almost fine condition.

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A HISTORICAL COMMENTARY ON TACITUS' HISTORIES I AND II
Written by G.E.F. Chilver.
Stock no. 1818858
Published by Clarendon Press. 1st 1979. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A commentary dealing with the first two books of Cornelius Tacitus first major work which became known as the Histories. Navy blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0198148305. Minor mark to vertical edge of text block. Price-cut blue dustwrapper is faded to spine and rear panel.

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THE IMPERIAL ROMAN ARMY
Written by Yann Le Bohec.
Stock no. 1818262
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

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.

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ARMIES OF THE LATE ROMAN EMPIRE AD 284 TO 476: HISTORY, ORGANIZATION AND EQUIPMENT
Written by Gabriele Esposito.
Stock no. 1817544
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st 2018. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Armies of the Past series. Focusing on the dramatic and crucial period that started with the accession of Diocletian and ended with the definitive fall of the Western Roman Empire. White cloth boards, red title to spine. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781526730374.

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THE ART OF LOVE
Written by Ovid; Publius Ovidius Naso; James Michie. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 2127453
Published by Folio Society. 5th 2009. Fine condition.

Cream boards, gilt title to spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates. Slip case is very good; is marked, with a bit of scuffing.

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FAVERDALE, DARLINGTON
Written by Jennifer Proctor.
Stock no. 2125638
Published by Pre-Construct Archaeology Limited. 1st 2012. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Excavations at a major settlement in the northern frontier zone of Roman Britain. B/w diagrams and photos. ISBN: 9780956305466. A few marks to covers.

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CATARACTONIUM: ROMAN CATTERICK AND ITS HINTERLAND. EXCAVATIONS AND RESEARCH, 1958-1997 PART II
Written by P.R. Wilson; et al. Illustrated by E.R. Lyons; et al..
Stock no. 2125625
Published by Council For British Archaeology. 1st 2002. Very good condition.

Large format. Heavy cardwraps. B/w illustrations. One fold-out page. ISBN: 1902771249. Bump to base of spine. Contents are still excellent.

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ON THE TRAIL OF THE LEGIONS
Written by Raymond Selkirk.
Stock no. 2125552
Published by Anglia Publishing. 1st 1995. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 1897874081. SIGNED by author 'To John', with Best Wishes. Bumping to top of spine and a couple of corners. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to a couple of edges.

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