Category: Ancient History


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Daily Life in Ancient Rome

By: Carcopino, Jerome ; Rowell, Henry T.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Penguin, 1970

Edition: first thus

Paperback, 195mm x 130mm , 365pp. plus index, Good/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read - some creasing and wear to edges, but overall clean and unmarked, binding tight. Edited by Rowell, in translation from the French by E O Lorimer, this is Carcopino's classic account of daily life in Rome at the height of the Empire in the 2nd century AD. Catalogue: Ancient History. Keywords: Rome, city, life, people View more info

The World of Odysseus

By: Finley, M.I.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates, 1977

Edition: second edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Hardback, 224mm x 141mm light blue cloth boards, gilt titles, second edition, 192pp. plus index, Good +++/Good +++. Previous owner's name. Book is in very good condition save for inscription on inner front board which has been partially covered with Tipp-Ex. Dustwrapper is bright and clean with just a little evidence of handling. Book Club second edition of Finley's readable reconstruction of the world that a real Odysseus might have lived in, drawing on modern archaeo... View more info

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Julius Caesar

By: Grant, Michael

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates, 1974

Edition: first thus

Hardback, 255mm x 188mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 239pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Very Good. Book is not new and has been handled but no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is clean with little or no wear. Readable, authoritative and illustrated biography of Caesar which sets the man in his period and reveals the fulllness of his genius. Book Club edition. Catalogue: Ancient Hi... View more info