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The Fables of Aesop

By Aesop. illustrated by Edward Detmold

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1909. Limited edition. Hardcover. Good, internals very good. . Quarto. Some wear and soiling to edges and corners of boards. Slight soiling and spotting to covers. Small tears in cloth at heel of spine. Darkening to spine, but gilt titling still easily read.Slight darkening to endpapers. Beauiful gilt hawk, ruling, designs, and publishing information on front board. Hand numbered no. 155 of 750 copies, SIGNED by Detmold on the limitation page. 25 bright, full color, very active illusrations tipped in (2 more than the regular edition), one for each fable. An attractive work, inside and out, of a classic ancient author with superb modern illustrations, sought after by collectors of 20th c. illustrated works.

$525.00

The Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius

By Apollonius Rhodius. edited with introduction and commentary by George W. Mooney, M. A

London / Dublin: Longmans, Green and Co. / Hodges, Figgis & Co. , 1912. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket. Some pages unopened at top. Bumping at head and heel of spine. Ownership inscription by the former owner Shackleton Bailey, a noted Ciceronian scholar and dated December 1937. v (3), 454 (1) p. w/ footnotes, indexes. Text of the Argonautica in Greek, other sections in English.

$65.00

Against Timarchos

By Aeschines. translated with introduction and commentary by Nick Fisher

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 397 p. w/ footnotes, appendices, bibliography, index. The first commentary in any language on this particular prosecution speech of 346/45 b.c., an important source for Athenian legal sanctions and moral attitudes concerning same-sex relations. Includes a new complete translation.

$45.00

Greek Archives, Cults, and Topography

By Pritchett, W. Kendrick with John M. Camp II

Amsterdam: J. C. Gieben Publisher, 1996. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket issued. 252 p. w/ 4 indexes. Primarily a collection of 4 interlinked essays : Pentekontaetia - Archives and Eponymoi ; Hyampolis - Cults and the Early Thessalo-Phokian War ; Thucydides' Campaign of Tangara ; The Hypate-Kallion Route Through Central Greece.

$25.00

Sycophancy in Athens

By Lofberg, John Oscar

Menasha, Wisconsin: The College Press, [ 1919 ]. First edition. Paperback Original. Good. Octavo (standard size). wear to edges and corners of boards, more so to spine. Names of previous owners written and stamped on title page. Covers a bit browned. 104 p. w/ footnotes, index of passages cited.

$35.00

Coins, Bodies, Games, and Gold : the Politics of Meaning in Archaic Greece

By Kurke, Leslie

Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket. 384 p. w/ footnotes, bibliography, index lorocum, general index. A difficult book to categorize, the author examines "the prehistory of political theory" by looking at games, songs, stories, and coins, drawing heavily from Herodotus

$50.00

Past and Process in Herodotus and Thucydides

By Hunter, Virginia

Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 1982. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Small tear at edge of dj at front panel. A few maginal notes in light pencil. 371 p. w/ footnotes, appendices, glossary, bibliography, index. A scholarly comparison of Herodotus and Thucydides.

$30.00

Financing the Athenian Fleet : Public Taxation and Social Relations

By Gabrielsen, Vincent

Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard sized). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers and dust jacket. 306 p. w/ endnotes, bibliography, general and literary index. The first full length study of the financial, logistical, and social organization of the Athenian navy, including the trierarchs.

$30.00

A History of the Greek Language from Its Origins to the Present

By Adrados, Francisco Rodriguez

Leiden: Brill, 2005. First edition. Hardcover w/glossy pictorial boards. Good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket issued. Coffee stain to foredge. 345 p. w/ footnotes, bibliography, index.

$105.00

Greek Fortifications

By Winter, F. E.

Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Landscape quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 370 p. w/ illus., drawings. footnotes, maps, select bibliography, index. A study of Greek fortification at numerous sites at various periods, with extensive use of ancient sources.

$30.00

Machon : The Fragments

By Machon. edited with comentary by A. S. F. Gow

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1965. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket. 160 (1) p. w/ footnotes, indexes, concordance.

$50.00

Salamis and the Salaminioi : the History of an Unofficial Athenian Demos

By Taylor, Martha C.

Amsterdam: J.C. Gieben, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket issued. 344 p. w/ footnotes, catalogue of the "geographical" Salaminioi, bibliography, index.

$75.00

Sovereignty and Coinage in Classical Greece

By Martin, Thomas R.

Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 1985. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 331 p. w/ footnotes, bibliography, index.

$65.00

A History of Greek Philosophy. Volume IV. Plato : the Man and His Dialogues, Earlier Period

By Guthrie, W. K. C.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986. First paperback edition. Softcover with glossy covers. Very good. Thick octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Fading to spine, 539 p. w/ footnotes, appendices, bibliography, indexes. A standard important work on Greek Philosophy, v. 4 only of a 6 vol. set.

$40.00

A Historical Commentary on Thucydides. Volume I : Introduction and Commentary on Book I

By Gomme, A. W.

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1959. Corrected edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/good. Octavo. (standard size) Sight wear to edges of boards. Dj has some wear along edges with light scuffing to covers and fading along edges and spine. DJ is price clipped. Commercial bookplate on pastedown, name of former owner on flyleaf. 480 pages with footnotes, foldout map, maps, bibliography, addenda, and 3 indices. A detailed examination of the opening part of Thucydides' classic account of the Peloponnesian War.

$60.00

Diplomacy in Ancient Greece. Aspects of Greek and Roman Life series.

By Adcock, Sir Frank and D. J. Mosley

New York, NY: Macmillan, 1975. First US edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. A few pages are unopened at top. 287 p. w/ maps, endnoes, index. A discussion in depth of Ancoent Greek diplomatic theory and practice.

$35.00

Homer and the Origin of the Greek Alphabet

By Powell, Barry B.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo ( standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, a bit more so to dj. 280 p. w/ illus., footnotes, definition, bibliography, index, and appendices on Gelb's theory of the syllabic nature of West Semitic writing and Homeric references in poets of the seventh century. Powell investigates the historical causes of the shift from earlier writing systems to alphabetic.

$45.00

Christianizing Homer : the Odyssey, Plato, and the Acts of Andrew

By MacDonald, Dennis Ronald

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. xv (1), 352 p. w/ chapter endnotes, appendix, bibliography, index. A study of the apocryphal text ACTS OF ANDREW, and looking at Homer to discover it's literary inspirations.

$65.00

Herodes Attikos and the City of Athens : Patronage and Conflict under the Antonines

By Tobin, Jennifer

Amsterdam: J. C. Gieben, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket. A few bits of of underlining in the very first few pages of the book, with a couple marginal check marks elsewhere. xii (2), 409 p. w/ endnotes, bibliography, index, and 95 figures at end. A study of the sometimes stormy relationship Greek Senator of Rome and aristocrat and the great city associated with his family.

$65.00

Musici Scriptores Graeci : Aristoteles, Euclides, Nicomachus, Bacchius, Gaudentius, Alypiusl Et Melidiarum Veterum Quidquid Exstat

By Janus, Carolus editor.

Hildesheim, Germany: George Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Small squarish, thick, octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket. xciii, 503 p. w/ footnotes, musical notation (including 2 foldouts), index, and 61 p. supplement of musical notations attached at end. A collection of writings from various ancient Greek writers on music, with various efforts to place ancient Greek music into modern notation.

$65.00

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