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CAESAR'S GALLIC WAR, Towle, Harry R.
1 CAESAR'S GALLIC WAR Towle, Harry R.
May not be noted. Good with no dust jacket 
Gaul; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Towle, Harry R. Caesar's Gallic War New York: D. C. Heath & Co. 1903. Hard Cover. Good-/No Jacket. Many penciled notations by Senator Bayard. Tex This work came from the well known book collection of the Bayard family in Delaware. This family has played a prominent role in American public affairs since the 1600's in Delaware. They are related by marriage to the du Ponts and the Dodd family of Dodd Mead & Company Book Publishers among others. ; 0 7889 
Price: 14.05 USD
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DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE, VOL. III (A NEW EDITION)   (Vol III Only of 5 Vols Issued), Gibbon, Edward, Ed. by H. H. Milman.
2 DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE, VOL. III (A NEW EDITION) (Vol III Only of 5 Vols Issued) Gibbon, Edward, Ed. by H. H. Milman.
John C. Winston N.D. Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo; Lacking spine strip, else VG condition. Circa 1840; 0 14068 
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HUMEN'S PRAELUDIA: OR, LOVES MASTER-PIECE BEING THE FIFTH PART OF THAT SO MUCH ADMIRED ROMANCE INTITULED CLEOPATRA- PART V, BOOKS 1-5, La Calprenede [ translated From The French by J. C. (John Coles) ]
3 HUMEN'S PRAELUDIA: OR, LOVES MASTER-PIECE BEING THE FIFTH PART OF THAT SO MUCH ADMIRED ROMANCE INTITULED CLEOPATRA- PART V, BOOKS 1-5 La Calprenede [ translated From The French by J. C. (John Coles) ]
London Printed By F. G. for R Lowndes 1656-1658 First English Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
EGYPT; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; [10], 280 pages; HUMEN'S PRAELUDIA: OR, LOVES MASTER-PIECE BEING THE FIFTH PART OF THAT SO MUCH ADMIRED ROMANCE INTITULED CLEOPATRA- PART V OF TWELVE- books 1-5 [book 4 suddenly, without preface, becomes listed as book 5 on page 272 although text is continuous]. Rebound in later calf over marbled end papers. Wing L115-116. Various penciled bibliographical notes and comments on end papers. Published in 12 parts, each part being complete in itself. ; 0 27635 
Price: 216.15 USD
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Lepidus the Centurion: a Roman of to-Day, Arnold, Edward L.
4 Lepidus the Centurion: a Roman of to-Day Arnold, Edward L.
Thomas Crowell 1901 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 18673 
Price: 18.75 USD
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MEDITATIONS OF MARCUS AURELIUS, Long, George, translator
5 MEDITATIONS OF MARCUS AURELIUS Long, George, translator
London The Chesterfield Society N.D. Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Lacking spine strip and front board is detached. ; 0 14652 
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PETRONII ARBITRI SATYRICON., [Gaius Petronus] Petronius Arbiter, Titus (Ca. 2766)
6 PETRONII ARBITRI SATYRICON. [Gaius Petronus] Petronius Arbiter, Titus (Ca. 2766)
Lugduni Batavorum: Ex Officina Plantiniana Apud Franciscum Raphelengium, 1596 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
16th Century; Latin Language; Satire; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; Ancient Roman literature. Petronii Arbitri Satyricon. [3]-[24], I-393pp, errata on verso. Collation: *2-*8, **[1]-[**4], A[1]-[Z8], a[1]-[a8], b[1]-[b5], in 8's. Lacks title and last leaf, but the size, pagination, and signings are consistent with the edition published Lugduni Batavorum: Ex Officina Plantiniana apud Franciscum Raphelengium, 1596. 16mo. Vellum, lightly soiled. Upper margin narrow, but ample. Tear within text of pp65-66, occasional marginal tears, ink stains pp66-67, 146-147, 318-319, some old ink underlining/notes. Worming to pp65-90 not affecting text. Tear and slight loss within text of last four pages. First publication 1499 was considered a bit too pithy for the times, the Stayricon is now considered a classic of Western literature covering poeple and their pecadillos in poetry and prose. Latin Language. Covers, binding and text block solid and tight. Latin Language text. ; 0 32199 
Price: 653.30 USD
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PRIVATE LETTERS PAGAN AND CHRISTIAN: AN ANTHOLOGY OF GREEK AND ROMAN PRIVATE LETTERS FROM THE FIFTH CENTURY BEFORE CHRIST TO THE FIFTH CENTURY OF OUR ERA. , Brooke, Dorothy
7 PRIVATE LETTERS PAGAN AND CHRISTIAN: AN ANTHOLOGY OF GREEK AND ROMAN PRIVATE LETTERS FROM THE FIFTH CENTURY BEFORE CHRIST TO THE FIFTH CENTURY OF OUR ERA.  Brooke, Dorothy
London Ernest Benn Limited 1929 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
8vo; 207 pages; Red coth with gilt, clean and sharp.  9636 
Price: 12.95 USD
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QUO VADIS Translated from the Polish by Dr. S. A. Binion (Author of Ancient Egypt) , and S. Malevsky, Sienkiewicz, Henryk
8 QUO VADIS Translated from the Polish by Dr. S. A. Binion (Author of Ancient Egypt) , and S. Malevsky Sienkiewicz, Henryk
F. M. Lupton Publishing Company 1897 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 514 pages; Sound Capri, published 1897; 0 21542 
Price: 14.05 USD
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ROMAN ANTIQUITIES: OR, AN ACCOUNT OF THE MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF THE ROMANS, Adam, Alexander,
9 ROMAN ANTIQUITIES: OR, AN ACCOUNT OF THE MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF THE ROMANS Adam, Alexander,
N Y Collins & Hannay, 1830 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 496 pages; American edition, lightly worn brown leather with gilt stamping spine, red leather spine label lacking one corner, corners rubbed, binding solid. 496 pp. + 12 pp. Introductory material/table of contents. Pages with scattered foxing, heaviest on end-papers, and some pencil marginalia, light browning to edges; bookseller's sticker from Hilliard & Brown of Cambridge, "Ebenezer Wright" in pencil front free end-paper. Wright was a member of Harvard College's class of 1838, which included William Wetmore Story and James Russell Lowell. 23cm. Index ; 0 34670 
Price: 65.75 USD
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ROME AND THE WORLD TODAY, Hadley, Herbert
10 ROME AND THE WORLD TODAY Hadley, Herbert
Putnams. 1923 Second Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 362 pages; Signed by author to Herbert J S DeVries; Signed by Author; 0 25235 
Price: 30.03 USD
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ROME COLLECTION OF ILLUSTRATED MONOGRAPHS, Diego, Angeli
11 ROME COLLECTION OF ILLUSTRATED MONOGRAPHS Diego, Angeli
May not be noted. Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Italian History; ROMAN History; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Artistic Italy; Angeli Diego: Collection of Illustrated Monographs ROME Bergamo. Instituto Italiano d'Arti Grafiche, 1925. Hardbound 1/2 leather and 1/2 marbled boards with some wear to the edges. Humidiy has stuck the unprinted edges of some of the plates together as well as the frontis and title page. Thisis the second volume of a two volume set; 0 4784 
Price: 14.05 USD
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THE CIVILIZATION OF ROME, Grimal, Pierre
12 THE CIVILIZATION OF ROME Grimal, Pierre
NY Simon & Schuster 1963 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
History; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo; 531 pages; Front of DJ is NF appearing but back has some edge wear. ; 0 9873 
Price: 14.05 USD
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THE COMIC HISTORY OF ROME., Gilbert Abbot A Beckett
13 THE COMIC HISTORY OF ROME. Gilbert Abbot A Beckett
London Bradbury and Evans Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by John Leech 
Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xii, 308 pages; Recased original green cloth, later endpapers, aeg. Moderatelyworn and soiled, brief loss to some edges, contents largely very good. 10 hand-colored, illustrated title, dozens of illustrations in text. ; 0 29451 
Price: 32.85 USD
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THE LOVE BOOKS OF OVID, Ovid
14 THE LOVE BOOKS OF OVID Ovid
Book League of America 1937 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo; 231 pages; 0 9928 
Price: 12.95 USD
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VIDAL, GORE, May not be noted.
15 VIDAL, GORE May not be noted.
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1964 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
FICTION; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 4th century Rome. ; 0 16193 
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