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Aeschylus I; Aeschylus II (Two volumes), Aeschylus
1 Aeschylus I; Aeschylus II (Two volumes)
Aeschylus
New York Modern Library 1960 
Two volume set from the seven-volume Greek Tragedy series in Modern Library editions. Both in clean original dust jackets, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar covers. (There are a few instances of marginal notes or underlining by a previous owner in these volumes). Both are edited by David Grene and Richmond Lattimore. Descriptions follow: Aeschylus I - This is a first Modern Library edition with 393 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket, Toledano binding no 8. Clean light gray cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges, Kent style endpapers. Tiny name neatly printed on front free endpaper. 245 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, has a few short closed edge tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Aeschylus II - Clean blue cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagonal logo on cover, gold lettering on spine. Later printing. (Toledano binding no. 11). No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean Kent style endpapers. No names or bookplates. 147 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, does have small "vol. 2" neatly penned on lower spine. 025956

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Sea and the Stone, Clift, Charmian and George Johnston
2 The Sea and the Stone
Clift, Charmian and George Johnston
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1955 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 366 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), Slight browning to spine and bottom rear edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set in the timeless Greek isles amongst the sponge divers and fleet as their market crumbles with the introduction of synthetic sponge. 025038

Price: 25.00 USD
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Pandemonium, Donk, John F.
3 Pandemonium
Donk, John F.
Bryn Mawr, PA Dorrance & Co. 1984 0-8059-2883-9 / 9780805928839 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Illustrated. SIGNED and inscribed by author on front free endpaper. 282 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slight edgewear and a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. History. 009342

Price: 20.00 USD
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Euripides (Volumes 1 and 2 of a 3-volume set), Euripides
4 Euripides (Volumes 1 and 2 of a 3-volume set)
Euripides
NY / Cincinnati / Chicago American Book Company 1893 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Two volumes (one and two) from a three volume set (Harper Greek and Latin texts). All text in Greek language. Clean brown pebbled cloth boards with very little wear. Size approx. 4-1/4" x 6-1/4" Bindings are tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 023926

Price: 20.00 USD
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Euripides Alcestis, Euripides (translated by William Arrowsmith)
5 Euripides Alcestis
Euripides (translated by William Arrowsmith)
New York / London Oxford Press 1974 0-19-501861-3 / 9780195018615 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear, very slight bow to front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean rust brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 122 pgs. with glossary. Translated by William Arrowsmith. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight edge wear and one 1/3" closed edge tear at base spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A translation of one of Euripides' most sublte and witty plays and a wholly fresh interpretation, this rendition shows for the first time the extraordinary formal beauty and thematic concentration of the Alcestis. 017692

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1600 Years Under the Sea: An Adventure in Marine Archaeology, Falcon-Barker, Captain Ted
6 1600 Years Under the Sea: An Adventure in Marine Archaeology
Falcon-Barker, Captain Ted
New York David McKay 1960 First Hardcover Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying, hint of slightest soiling to upper board edges and some staining to upper text block page edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with map-illustrated endpapers; previous owner name and date neatly penned at top edge of front paste down. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. 225 pages with index. Dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has a few tiny closed edge tears, very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating chronicle that combines the lure of diving with that of archaeological research. The ancient Greek city of Epidauros lying under the surface of the Adriatic just off the Dalmatian coast was the goal of a group of young English men and women led by Captain Te Falcon-Barker and his wife Bel. 028000

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Search for Alexander, Fox, Robin Lane
7 The Search for Alexander
Fox, Robin Lane
Boston Little Brown & Company 1980 0316291080 / 9780316291088 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean with very slight yellowing, clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with many photographs, both black & white and full color. 453 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027743

Price: 18.00 USD
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Hard Alee - Cruising Foreign, Gardner, G. Peabody
8 Hard Alee - Cruising Foreign
Gardner, G. Peabody
Salem, Massachusetts Peabody Museum 1977 0875770525 / 9780875770529 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean book in original dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers designed by Samuel H. Bryant. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dust jacket has fading to top edges and spine, no chips or tears, very small scrape (smaller than a pea) to spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An indefatigable sightseer and sailor, Peabody leads the reader through marketplaces and monasteries, temples and taverns, freely sharing his fund of classical Greek history,m literature, and mythology and his keen eye for colorful detail. Back aboard the boat, a refreshing swim, leisurely cocktails, and a memorable meal preface an exhilarating sail to the next glimpse of life and history in Grecian islands. 024963

Price: 22.00 USD
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Byzantium Church, Society and Civilization Seen  Through Contemporary Eyes, Geanakoplos, Deno John
9 Byzantium Church, Society and Civilization Seen Through Contemporary Eyes
Geanakoplos, Deno John
Univ of Chicago Press 1984 0226284603 / 9780226284606 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean book and dust jacket. Gold cloth boards with gold metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 485 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "Nowhewre else can one find a gold mine of Byzanine source texts in such systematic presentation>' - John W. Barker, History 027763

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Greek Myths (two volumes complete in slipcase), Graves, Robert
10 The Greek Myths (two volumes complete in slipcase)
Graves, Robert
New York George Braziller 1957 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean two-volume set in clean original slipcase, with fold-out map. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Bindings are tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with green top-stained upper page edges, clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Volume 1 - 370 pages; Volume 2 - 422 pages. Fold-out map in rear of book in excellent condition. Slipcase is clean, unchipped, no cracking; clean unchipped label. A retelling of the stories of the Greek gods and heroes, embodying the conclusions of modern anthropology and archaeology. 027998

Price: 30.00 USD
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Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.: A Historical Biography, Green, Peter
11 Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.: A Historical Biography
Green, Peter
Berkeley / Los Angeles University Of California Press 1991 0520071654 / 9780520071650 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book and dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with maps. 617 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027772

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Greek Poets, Hadas, Moses (Editor)
12 The Greek Poets
Hadas, Moses (Editor)
New York Modern Library 1953 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Modern Library Edition (stated), in clean original jacket. Modern Library No. 203. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (very small previous owner name at top edge back side of front free endpaper). Black top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent-style endpapers. Edited, with an Introduction by Moses Hadas. 426 pages. Jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has very small edge chips at top and bottom spine edges, hint of age-toning. 362 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022341

Price: 20.00 USD
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13 Essays on the Greek Romances
Haight, Elizabeth Hazelton
New York Longmans Green & Co. 1943 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Red top-stained page edges. 208 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, slight edgewear to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Literature. 011144

Price: 20.00 USD
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Greek Architecture, Lawrence, A. W.
14 Greek Architecture
Lawrence, A. W.
London Penguin Books 1967 Second Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Second Edition (Revised to take account of new discoveries and publications) in photo illustrated dust jacket and slipcase. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, black title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Well illustrated with many photographs, drawings. 338 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, has slight wear to edges, light rubbing. Color photo illustrated slipcase is sturdy, no cracking, surface rubbing to edges. 027589

Price: 20.00 USD
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Four Famous Greek Plays, Miscellaneous
15 Four Famous Greek Plays
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1929 early printing Hardcover Very Good+ good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 158 in original jacket. Toledano binding no. 7. Clean green balloon cloth boards with gold torchrunner logo on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, very tiny spot of wear to lower front corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 285 pp. Edited, with an Introduction by Paul Landis. Dustjacket is not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), clean, several very shallow edge chips, short closed tears, 2" closed tear along front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020463

Price: 16.00 USD
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Seven Famous Greek Plays, Miscellaneous
16 Seven Famous Greek Plays
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1963 Later Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 158 in original unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 10. Clean, unfaded red cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagon logo on cover, bright gold lettering and torchbearer on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent-style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Edited, with Introductions, by Whitney J. Oates and Eugene O'Neill, Jr. 446 pages with glossary. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (1.95 on front inside flap), has a few tiny closed edge tears, slight wrinkle at top front edge, slight fading to blue background portion of spine. "Which of these outstanding books..." listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023591

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Greek Poets, Miscellaneous
17 The Greek Poets
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1953 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Modern Library Edition (stated) in original dust jacket. Modern Library No. 203. Toledano binding no. 8. Gray cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. Very slight soiling. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges. Kent style endpapers. Small previous owner bookplate in top corner of front pastedown. Edited, with an Introduction by Moses Hadas. 426 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped, has moderate edge chipping, light soiling. 362 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023576

Price: 15.00 USD
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Hellenic Traveller - A Guide to the Ancient Sites of Greece, Pentreath, Guy
18 Hellenic Traveller - A Guide to the Ancient Sites of Greece
Pentreath, Guy
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1964 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. Mere hint of fading along top edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Brief previous owner inscription neatly penned at top of front free endpaper - no other marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 338 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Travellers in Greece with find the key to hundreds of ancient treasures -- temples, monuments, friezes, statues, and more -- in this extraordinary guidebook. The author covers not only the better-known places -- Athens, Delphi, Delos, Olympia, Knosos, Rhodes -- but also many lesser-known ones, including islands and places farther afield, such as Macedonia, Istanbul, and Asia Minor. 025184

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Philosopher's Kitchen - Recipes from Ancient Greece and Rome for the Modern Cook, Segan, Francine
19 The Philosopher's Kitchen - Recipes from Ancient Greece and Rome for the Modern Cook
Segan, Francine
New York Random House 2004 1400060990 / 9781400060993 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing with correct number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean red boards with white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. As new condition. Pages and edges are clean and bright, clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautiful photographs by Tim Turner throughout the book, to go with inspiring recipes. 250 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "Pleasure is the beginning and end of living happily," said the Greek philosopher Epicurus two thousand years ago. This is a cookbook that will surely bring pleasure, for both those who cook and those who dine. 026057

Price: 30.00 USD
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Within the Walls, Vaughan, Agnes Carr
20 Within the Walls
Vaughan, Agnes Carr
New York MacMillan 1935 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Clean brown cloth boards with stamped black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, hint of slightest wear to a couple of tiny spotst at top and bottom of spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. 336 pgs. Clean dustjacket with price intact has shallow edge chipping at top and bottom spine edge, corner tips, a few closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A story of Helen of Troy told with truth and color. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 013878

Price: 60.00 USD
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