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Lectures on Roman History Delivered at the University of Bonn from the Edition of Dr. M. Isler.

By: Barthold Georg Niebuhr. Translated By H M Chepmell, F Demmler

Price: £109.06

Publisher: A Fullarton and Co.: 1849

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11862

Condition: Good


12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Blind stamped cover with god titles to spine. Frontis to each volume of different views of Rome. 3 Volume set. Book Condition: Good. torn and frayed at spine ends, some wear to spines, corners bumped. top 1 inch of endpaper from each volumes ripped. 581, 408 , 480 pages. View more info

Crowned Masterpieces of Eloquence. Representing the Advance of Civilisation. 1920 Commonwealth Edition. Complete in 6 Volumes

By: Birrell. Augustine and Parker, Gilbert - Introductions

Price: £71.94

Publisher: London, International University Society: 1920

Edition: Commonwealth Edition

Seller ID: 10804

Condition: Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. 1920 Commonwealth Edition. Size 9¼" x 6", complete in 6 volumes, 457, 452, 431, 419, 448 and 447 pages, a heavy set. Textured brown cloth binding designed to look like quarter leather. Ornate tooled titles with frames and scrolls on the spines. Red speckled page edges, pastedowns and endpapers brown with leather look pattern. Condition good, the tops and bottoms of the spines are rubbed on each volume, as are the corners on most, covers a little grubby, endpapers, titles and prelims a little foxed, main contents clean. View more info

C. Velleii Paterculi quae supersunt ex Historiae Romanae, Voluminibus Duobus,cum integris scholiis,notis,variis lectionibus, et Animadversionibus Doctorum, curante Petro Burmanno. Editio secunda auctior & Emendatior.

By: C. Velleii Paterculi. Burman, P

Price: £71.58

Publisher: Rotterodami, apud Joh.Danielem Beman Filium: 1756

Seller ID: 11763

Condition: Very Good


Printed in Rotterdam in 1756. Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Calf, gilt decorations to spine, engraved frontis, Red & Black title page, decorated pages edge. Book Condition: Very Good, bottom of spine rubbed, top worn with slight loss.back hinge partly cracked, corners bumped, pages slightly toned.Else fine copy.748 pages Index app 120 pages Praefatio 38 pages. Auctores classici, Graeci et Latini in officina Luchtmanniana. 2 pages View more info

Scotland From The Earliest Of Times To 1603 / Scotland From 1603 To The Present Day.

By: Dickinson, William Croft

Price: £22.49

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11732

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Maroon cloth with gold titles to spine. Book Condition Very Good, Vol 1 a few small stains to the front cover, slight rubbing to spine end of both volumes, else fine copy. Dust Jacket Condition Poor, frayed & chipped at spine ends with a small amount of loss, not price clipped. Volume 1 "Scotland From The Earliest Of Times To 1603" by William Croft Dickenson (1961) and Volume 2 "Scotland From 1603 To The Present Day" (1962). Fold-out maps are bound in at the rear of each volume, both in fine condition. View more info

Some Battlefields of the Cross. Asia and Some Islands of the Southern Seas.

By: E.B. Trist

Price: £12.15

Publisher: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12211

Condition: Very Good


Brown Pictorial Cloth, frontis & 16 illustrations. Spine ends rubbed. spine darkened, end papers darkened, spotted throughout. 127pp, 8pp of publishers works. View more info

Origins Of English History

By: Elton, Charles I.

Price: £54.53

Publisher: London, Bernard Quaritch: 1890

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 11690

Condition: Good


1890 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, Brown Decorative Calf with a family crest on front cover with Res Non Verba in gold gilt, 5 raised band to the spine, marbled page edges & end papers. Book Condition: Good, repaired split to upper third of front calf joint, corners slightly bumped with boards showing. All pages very clean, 10 fold-out maps all very clean 450 pages. "It has been the author's wish to collect the best and earliest evidence as to the different peoples with which the English nation in any of its branches is connected by blood and descent. There are few that have studie... View more info

Twenty Select Colloquies of Erasmus. Translated out of the Latin by Sir Roger L'Estrange. 1680. With an Introduction by Charles Wibley.

By: Erasmus. Wibley, Charles

Price: £7.29

Publisher: 66 Gt Queen Street, In the County of London, Published by Chapman and Dodd from their offices at:

Seller ID: 10236

Condition: Near Fine


12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. xv, 257pp. The Abbey Classics, no. 17. No date. L'Estrange's 1680 translation of twenty Lucianic dialogues by Erasmus critical of corruption in the Catholic church. An attractive pocket book with ornamented text in blue cloth gilt binding. Top page edge blue. Condition Near Fine. With facsimile of original title page of 1680 View more info

The Decline of the Roman Empire in the West

By: F. W. Walbank

Price: £11.66

Publisher: London, Cobberts Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00302

Condition: Very Good


1946 First edition. Size 7.5" x 5", 97 pages. Beige cloth with red titles and border to front cover and spine. Titled dustjacket. Book condition very good, slight edgewear owner's labelon front pastedown, few spots to endpapers else contents clean. Dustjacket condition good, 2 x 1 inch section missing from spine, slight edgewear, slightly toned, not price clipped. View more info

Science and Politics in the Ancient World

By: Farrington Benjamin

Price: £12.15

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin, London: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11851

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Olive Buckram Bound Boards, spine ends rubbed first 20 pages & title page quite foxed, some minor marginal foxing throughout. Dust Jacket Condition Good, spine faded, chipped at head and foot, small amount of loss to front cover. Not price clipped, 10S. 6D net.243 pages View more info

Annalium Ecclesiasticorum Eminentiss Cardinalis Caesaris Baronii Continuatio, Ab Anno M. C. XCVII. Quo is Desiit, Ad Finem M. DC. XLVI. Per Henricum Spondanum, Mauleosolensem Appamiarum, in Gallia Narbonnensi Episcopum.

By: Henricum Spondanum ( Henri De Sponde, Henri Spondanus, Henry Sponde, Henrici Spondani )

Price: £594.00

Publisher: Lugduni (Leiden), Sumptibus Fratrum Anissoniorum, & Ioan Pos: 1678

Seller ID: 11680

Condition: Very Good


Printed in Lugduni Lieden in 1678. Huge, Elephant Folio, Size 15.5" x 9.75". Three Volumes bound in Two. Original binding of Brown Tree Calf. Six raised bands to the spine decorated with gilt titles in the second and gilt leaves, flowers and scroll decoration in the other compartments. Page edges speckled red. Title pages printed in red and black in each volume, each with an ornate vignette of 2 trumpeting angels, by F. Houat. Volume I with full page Frontispiece portrait by F. Voet/F. Houat. Condition Very Good plus, the corners and edges of the covers are rubbed, the spine more so, t... View more info

The Living Past. The Great Civilizations of Mankind. Signed By Mary Mills

By: Lissner, Ivar. Translated from the German By J. Maxwell Brownjohn

Price: £106.03

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Mary Mills

Seller ID: 10764

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed by Mary Mills. Also with a Christmas gift inscription to Mary Mills "Mary darling - Xmas love from Quayles." Originally published in Germany under the title "So Habt Ihr Gelebt" Size 9¼" x 6", 462 pages including index. Black cloth covered boards with white spine section. With emblems similar to cave paintings along the bottom of the front cover. Black titles and further cave painting/hieroglyphics on the spine. Condition very good, spine grubby, cover slightly grubby, top, rear corner quite rubbed, else fine, c... View more info

The Music of Man. Signed and Inscribed By Yehudi Menuhin

By: Menuhin, Yehudi and Davis, Curtis W.

Price: £109.82

Publisher: London, Macdonald General Books. MacDonald and Jane's: 1980

Edition: First UK Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10767

Condition: Near Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed and inscribed by Yehudi Menuhin with a personal message to John and Mary Mills "To John and Mary still charming ... with happy memories Yehudi Menuhin Oct 30 1980" 1980 First UK Edition. Size 10¼" x 8", 320 pages including index. Black cloth covered boards with blind stamped titles to the front cover and silver titles to the spine. Book condition near fine, corners very slightly rubbed, cover ever so slightly grubby, else fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, ever so slightly grubby, corners and top edge slightly crease... View more info

Nefertiti an Archaeological Biography

By: Philipp Vandenberg

Price: £8.10

Publisher: Usa, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1978

Seller ID: 00045

Condition: Very Good


Size 5.7" x 8.5" tall,red hardback with cloth covered black spine with title and author to spine in gold,book cover very good,plain pastedowns and endpapers,illustrations thoughout plus photo's to middle and towards end of book also on glossy paper,161 pages all clean with no marks,page ends clean also,red photographic dustjackett with illustration of Neferetiti in very good condition, spine ends creased. Nefertiti, one of the ancient world's most beautiful women, has long been a figure of mystery and legend. This biography, based on archaeological records, reveals a life rich in excit... View more info

Roman Britain

By: R G Collingwood

Price: £8.10

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1953

Seller ID: 00343

Condition: Good


Size 5" x 7.4" tall,craem dustjacket with blue title and author to front and spine,in good condition,pastedown has small sticker to top corner and pastedowns and endpapers have some age browning,160 pages with illustrations, all pages clean,large pull out map attached to spine at the back,not price clipped. View more info

The Twelve Caesars

By: Robert Graves

Price: £8.10

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00148

Condition: Very Good


First edition,size 6.4" x 9.8" tall,red bound boards with twelve gilt stamped motifs of I think caeser,title also to spine,book cover very good,pastedowns and endpapers are illustrated with map of europe on a blue background,both perfect,318 pages all good and clean with no marks.slight edge wear to cover View more info

The Queen of the Air. Being a Study of the Greek Myths of Cloud and Storm

By: Ruskin, John

Price: £7.29

Publisher: London, London: George Allen: 1906

Seller ID: 10512

Condition: Very Good


Thirty-Seventh Thousand. Size 6" x 4", 233 pages, plus 2 pages of publisher's advertisements. Soft green leather cover with gilt titles and JR motif on the front cover and gilt titles on the spine. Top page edge gilt, with green book mark ribbon. Condition very good, slight rubbing on spine edges, spine a little faded, front cover slightly grubby. Contents complete, binding sound and pages clean. View more info

Secrets of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Studies Towards Their Solution

By: Schonfield, Hugh J.

Price: £36.35

Publisher: London, Vallentine, Mitchell: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10768

Condition: Very Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Size 8¾" x 5½", 164 pages. Black cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Book condition very good, cover slightly grubby, corners and spine edges rubbed, else fine, contents clean. Dustjacket condition good, 2 repaired tears top front edge, frayed with a little loss, very top and bottom of spine missing, a little grubby, not price clipped. With errata slip tipped-in on dedication page. View more info

Critical and Historical Essays, Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, By Thomas Babington MacAulay. In Three Volumes

By: Thomas Babington MacAulay

Price: £81.79

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans: 1849

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 11635

Condition: Very Good


Published in 1849, the Sixth edition. Complete in 3 volumes. Size 8.75" x 5.5", 490, 611, and 628 pages. Tree calf and gilt fine binding. The front and back covers are made of mid brown tree calf with a borders of gilt flowers and scrolls. Tan calf spines with five raised bands with gilt detail. Titles and volume numbers in gilt on brown leather labels in the second and third and elaborate gilt flowers and scrolls in the other compartments. Gilt hatching to the cover edges, marbled page edges, pastedowns and endpapers. Condition very good, corners and edges a little rubbed, owner's boo... View more info