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Image for Gli amori di Anacreonte o sia collezione delle sue odi di amoroso argomento Tradotte dal conte Xaverio Broglio d'Ajano

Gli amori di Anacreonte o sia collezione delle sue odi di amoroso argomento Tradotte dal conte Xaverio Broglio d'Ajano

By: Anacreon

Price: $199.94

Publisher: Place Not Identified, Publisher Unstated: 1790

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39156


2 p.l. & 92 pages; Very scarce first edition of Count Xaverio Broglio d'Ajano's verse translation of odes by Anacreon into Italian. It was probably printed somewhere in Italy around 1790, though there is no date printed. It probably was made in the Marche, near Macerata, where the translator was a Senator in the Repubblica romana. (The date comes from a catalogue entry in the database of the Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo Unico delle biblioteche italiane e per le i... View more info

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Grundriss der griechischen Litteratur mit einem vergleichenden Ueberblick der Römischen - Two Volumes

By: Bernhardy, Gottfried

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Halle, Eduard Anton: 1836

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39055


530; xxiv, 1072 pages; 1836/1845 Two volumes, bound in contemporary (publisher's?) black pebbled boards backed with brown ribbed cloth -- titles lettered in gilt on the spines along with thick gilt rules dividing the spines into panels. Edges of the leaves sprinkled red. Moderate shelfwear, scattered foxing (mostly to the first and last leaves of each volume), but an attractive and sound set of the scarce first edition of this standard work. The two volumes are describ... View more info

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MUSE Annual of the Museum of Art and Archeology

By: Biers, Jane ; (editor)

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Columbia, University of Missouri: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41939


Volumes Thirty-Six, Thirty-Seven & Thirty-eight 2002 - 2004; Clean and secure in original pictorial stiff wrappers. Articles include Averett - Female tympanon player from Cyprus; Biers - Unique Gorgon Bird in Missouri; Barnes - Roman Artemis; Kidd - Identity Crisis of Roman Empress; Hans - Icons of Andres Serrano ; etc. View more info

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EXCAVATIONS AT ISTHMIA - Fourth Campaign, 1957-1958

By: Broneer, Oscar

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Athens, American School of Classical Studies: 1959

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 40481


Autograph; 299-343, 16 pages; Offprint in stiff tan wrappers from HESPERIA, Volume XXVIII, No. 4, October-December 1959. Corner bumped. Illustrated with16 plates & 9 b&w drawings. Inscribed "To Frank and Mary - Greetings from Corinth - O.B." ; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THE CLASSICAL TRADITION IN ENGLISH LITERATURE: A BIBLIOGRAPHY

By: Brown, Huntington

Price: $6.94

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 36949


Autograph; Harvard Studies And Notes In Philology And Literature, Vol. XVIII. Presentation copy inscribed and initialed by the author on the front wrapper to Mr. Frank Walton (Francis Walton, Director of the Gennadius Library in Athens) OCLC: 20047574; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

Image for ALPHABETIKI ANAGRAPHI ton Titlon tiz Bibliographia Ghini-Mexa (1800-1863) [In Greek]

ALPHABETIKI ANAGRAPHI ton Titlon tiz Bibliographia Ghini-Mexa (1800-1863) [In Greek]

By: Centre NeoHellenique

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Athens, Centre Neohellenique: 1968

Seller ID: 40533


Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Important bibliographical reference ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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FROM THE WEST CEMETERY AT ISTHMIA

By: Clement, Paul A. ; and Margaret McVeagh Thorne

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Athens, American School of Classical Studies: 1974

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 40486


Autograph; 401-411, 7 plates pages; Stiff tan wrappers. Offprint HESPERIA, Volume XLIII, No. 4, October-December 1974. 7 pages of b&w illustrations Inscribed by the author on front wrapper -- "Cordially, Paul"; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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I MARMI DEL CARSO TRIESTINO / The Marbles of Carso Triestino

By: Cucchi, Franco ; e Santo Gerdol

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Trieste, Camera di commercio industria artigianato e agricoltura: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41360


Red cloth tall quarto. Text in Italian and English. The Marbles of Carso Triestino beautifully documents the history and activities of the Trieste Carso marble quarries. The text comprises two major sections -- one examining the historical and architectural activities; and the other discussing the technical and commercial aspects of the marble quarries. Profusely illustrated with colour and b/w photographs and drawings. Contributing authors include Luisa Bertacchi, Sergi... View more info

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SIR GEORGE MACDONALD

By: Curle, A. O

Price: $9.94

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford Amen House: 1941

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 36950


21 pages; A memorial tribute From the Proceedings of the British Academy. Volume XXVI. Printed by John Johnson at the University Press, Oxford. OCLC: 9473737 Sir George Macdonald (b. Elgin 30 January 1862; d. 9 August Edinburgh 1940) was an eminent archaeologist and numismatist who studied the building of the Antonine wall. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character la... View more info

ODES OF HORACE

By: De Vere, Sir Stephen E.

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, Walter Scott: 1888

Seller ID: 41220


The Canterbury Poets; lxv, 172 pages; Former owner's name on ffep, otherwise clean and tight in full red leather binding with five raised bands and gilt lettering at spine, interior gilt dentelles, all edges gilt. A bit rubbed at hinges and corners. An attractive palm-size book. OCLC: 70500711; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic rend... View more info

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Catalog VIII - Winter 1970 (Classical and Medieval Coins)

By: Deland, C. & L.

Price: $7.94

Publisher: Fort Worth, C. & L. Deland: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38530


18 pages; Clean and tight in original stiff printed wrappers, 394 coins listed and described, with 8 pages of b&w photographs of 28 - 60 coins per page. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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A FAMILY OF SCULPTORS FROM TYRE

By: Dow, Sterling

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Athens, American School of Classical Studies: 1941

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 40487


351-360 pages; Offprint in stiff tan wrappers from HESPERIA, Volume X, No. 4, October-December 1941. Numerous b&w illustrations. Crease in front wrapper.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THE AIGALEOS-PARNES WALL

By: Dow, Sterling

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Athens, American School of Classical Studies: 1942

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 40488


193-211 pages; Offprint in stiff tan wrappers from HESPERIA, Volume XI, No. 2, April-June 1942. Numerous b&w illustrations. Crease in front wrapper.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THE FOOT OF SARAPIS

By: Dow, Sterling ; and Frieda Upson

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Athens, American School of Classical Studies: 1944

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 40490


58-77 pages; Offprint in stiff tan wrappers from HESPERIA, Volume XIII, No. 1, January-March 1944. Numerous b&w illustrations.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

Image for Instrumenta Graecorum Rustica ex Hesiodo illustrata adprob. ampl. ord. philos. in reg. academ. Upsal. praeside mag. Johanne Flodero ... pro gradu publico examini tradit Salomon Eklin

Instrumenta Graecorum Rustica ex Hesiodo illustrata adprob. ampl. ord. philos. in reg. academ. Upsal. praeside mag. Johanne Flodero ... pro gradu publico examini tradit Salomon Eklin

By: Eklin, Salomon

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Upsaliæ [Uppsala, Sweden], apud Joh. Edman: 1779

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39769


[2], 20 & [1, engraved plate] pages; Instrumenta Graecorum rustica ex Hesiodo illustrata, adprob. ampl. ord. philos. in reg. academ. Upsal. praeside mag. Johanne Flodero ... pro gradu publico examini tradit Salomon Eklin, stip. reg. Wexionia-Smolandus, in audit. Gustav. maj. d. V. Maji MDCCLXXIX. Horis ante meridiem solitis. Small 4to. A rare dissertation, stiched and sewn as issued, never bound. With the engraved plate depicting Greek farm implements, with a printed ... View more info

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Moonlight Miraculously Restores the Propylaea [ Halftone Photographic Print ]

By: Genthe, Arnold

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Fortune: 1932

Seller ID: 39622


This 1932 halftone print of the Propylaea in Athens measures approximately 11 x 14 inches; image size 8 x 11 inches. The photograph is credited to Arnold Genthe at the lower left corner with a caption at the bottom of the page which reads: "Moonlight miraculously restores the Propylaea." extracted from "Athens - The Eye of Greece" in Fortune, January 1932. View more info

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GELA - THE ANCIENT GREEKS IN SICILY

By: Griffo, Pietro ; and Leonard Von Matt

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Greenwich, New York Graphic Society: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40467


223 pages; Illustrated with more than 150 plates, 56 in color. Very fine photographs by Leonard von Matt (color photographs tipped-in). Intended for the general reader, the traveler, and also the specialist inthings Greek and Sicilian. TABLE OF CONTENTS: (1) The Background, (2) Before the Greeks, (3) The Foundation and Beginnings, (4) Hellenization of the Interior, (5) The Founding of Akragas, (6) Towards the East Coast, (7) Gelon, (8) Religion - Sanctuaries, Deitites,... View more info

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Geschichte des Studiums der classischen Litteratur seit dem Wiederaufleben der Wissenschaften Mit einer Einleitung welche die Geschichte der Classiker im Mittelalter enthält

By: Heeren, Arnold Hermann Ludwig

Price: $174.94

Publisher: Göttingen, Johann Georg Rosenbusch (Band 2: Johann Friedrich Röwer): 1797, 1801

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39484


xiv, 308; viii, 311 pages; Contemporary brown half calf over pattern-printed paper-covered boards, five raised bands on the spine, gilt-lettered labels in tan and light blue, plain endpapers, edges decoratively stained red. Two volumes bound in one. These volumes form part of a larger series: Geschichte der Künste und Wissenschaften seit der Wiederherstellung derselben bis an das Ende des achtzehnten Jahrhunderts. Von einer Gesellschaft gelehrter Männer ausgearbeit... View more info

Le Opere di Orazio Flacco Recate in versi italiani da Tommaso Gargallo

By: Horace ; Quintus Horatius Flaccus ; translated by Tommaso Gargalloataaa

Price: $399.99

Publisher: Como, figli di Carlantonio Ostinelli: 1827

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41494


304; 429 pages; Two volumes, bound in contemporary half vellum over pattern-printed paper covered boards, flat spines with leather labels in red and black, lettered in gilt. Bindings display just a touch of light soiling, but a handsome, tight and clean set. This charming 1827 first edition of Tommaso Gargallo's esteemed translation of Horace from Latin into modern Italian has a most interesting provenance: it was the property of two generations of one of the leading f... View more info

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Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera Accendunt Clavis Metrica et Notae Anglicae Juventuti Accommodatae

By: Horace ; [George C. Heckman's copy]

Price: $49.94

Publisher: Boston, Hilliard, Gray, Little & Wilkins: 1835

Seller ID: 38610


iv & 340 pages; Contemporary full sheepskin, flat spine ruled in gilt, titling slip lettered in gilt: "HORACE." A standard American school edition of Horace with the Latin text and extensive notes in English by Benjamin Apthorp Gould. It is interesting to note that Gould has protected his young readers by omitting the final two lines of Ode 1.4, and lines 5-8 of Ode 4.13 -- which refer in the original to sexual arousal. Further, Gould has omitted Odes 1.5, 1.... View more info