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Image for Sallust On the Gods and the World / The Pythagoric Sentences of Demophilus / Five Hymns by Proclus / Five Hymns by the Translator

Sallust On the Gods and the World / The Pythagoric Sentences of Demophilus / Five Hymns by Proclus / Five Hymns by the Translator

By: Taylor, Thomas ; [ Translator ] ; Introduction by Manly P. Hall

Price: $49.94

Publisher: Los Angeles, Philosophical Research Society: 1976

Seller ID: 42232

ISBN: 9996937054

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


xvi, 169 pages; Clean and tight in original black cloth binding in very good dustjacket with some minor chipping at top edge. Limited Edition Facsimile of the original edition of 1793. Thomas Taylor (1758 –1835) was a Neoplatonist and the first to translate into English the complete works of Aristotle and of Plato, as well as the Orphic fragments. Taylor's translations have influenced William Blake, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and William Wordsworth, also Ralph Waldo Emerson, Bronson Alcott, Manly P. Hall and G. R. S. Mead, secretary to Helena Blavatsky of the Theosophical Society. View more info

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Die Idyllen Theokrits, Moschus und Bions aus dem Griechischen übersezt (by Christian Gottlieb Lieberkühn)

By: Theocritus ; Christian Gottlieb Lieberkühn , (translator)

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Berlin, Gottlieb August Lange: 1757

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39157

Condition: Very Good-


9 p.l. & 140 pages; Contemporary pattern printed paper-covered boards, green paper label on spine titled in ms. OCLC: 504805539 First edition of this translation into German verse of Theocritus, a third century B.C. poet usually thought of as the creator of ancient Greek bucolic poetry. The Idylls are grouped here, as usual, with works by Moschus and Bion. During his brief lifetime [1730-1761] the translator, Christian Gottlieb Lieberkühn studied theology at the University of Halle, preparing a dissertation under Siegmund Jakob Baumgarten. He served in the Prussian Army during the Silesian... View more info

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AN OBSCURE INSCRIPTION ON A GOLD TABLET

By: Walton, Francis R

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Athens, American School of Classical Studies: 1962

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 40489

Condition: Fine


30-35 pages; GENNADIAN NOTES,I. Offprint in stiff tan wrappers from HESPERIA, Volume XXXI, No. 4, October-December 1962. ; 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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Ueber Eine Kretische Kolonie in Theben Die Göttin Europa Und Kadmos Den König

By: Welcker, Friedrich Gottlieb Welcker, Friedrich Gottlieb [1784-1868]

Price: $124.94

Publisher: Bonn, bei Adolph Marcus: 1824

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41598

Condition: Good+


95 & [1] pages; Contemporary green-grey flexible boards, title in ink manuscript on the front board. The front hinge is cracking and delicate, the paper is somewhat toned, and there are a few marginal notes scattered through the text as well as an inscription on the title page -- but generally a good, sound copy of this scarce publication by Friedrich Gottlieb Welcker, who was a significant scholar on the faculty of the newly-established University of Bonn -- (formally named Friedrich-Wilhelm-Universität in 1818, to honor the King of Prussia). In this new post, Welcker established the art ... View more info

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MUSEUM OF ANTIQUITY - A Description of Ancient Life Employments, Amusements, Customs and Habits, The Cities, Palaces, Monuments and Tombs, The Literature and Fine Arts of 3,000 Years Ago

By: Yaggi, L.W. ; T. L. Haines

Price: $84.94

Publisher: New York, Standard Publishing: 1881

Seller ID: 42041

Condition: Very Good-


944 pages; Former owner's name/address stamp in four places (3 blank pages, one upper margin of text page), otherwise clean and secure in original binding of dark brown half leather with cloth covered boards, gilt lettering at spine and front cover, decorative stamping in gilt at spine, marbled endpapers. Leather rubbed at extremeties Contents include: Pompeii, Amusements, Troy, Domestic Life and Domestic Utensils, Nineveh and Babylon, Tombs and Catacombs, Religion or Mythology, Fine Arts and Literature, and Truth of the Bible. Illustrated with several full page steel engraved plates, pl... View more info