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    • OXFORD CLARENDON PRESS, 1993
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Light Foxing to textblock. Minor shelfwear to book. Some foxing to DJ flaps. ; The Greek lyric, elegiac, and iambic poets of the two centuries from 650 to 450 B. C. --greats such as Sappho, Anacreon, and Simonides--produced some of the finest poetry of antiquity. Their poetry was perfect in form, spontaneous in expression, and reflected all the joys and anxieties of their personal lives and of the societies in which they lived. This new poetic translation by a leading expert captures the nuances of meaning and the whole spirit of this poetry as never before. Not merely a selection, it cover... continua a leggere
    • J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM, 1998
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Light foxing minor shelfwear. 1 tiny chip to DJ. ; A Garden of Roman Verse presents work by four of Rome's finest poets: Catullus, Horace, Ovid, and Virgil. Each poem appears in the original Latin and in English translation, and is illustrated with a detail from Roman paintings or mosaics. The subtle colors and haunting quality of the illustrations evoke the spirit of the age in which this enchanting poetry was written. The combination of the poetry and illustrations, accompanied by notes on each poet and on Pompeii and Herculaneum--where some of the finest examples of Roman paintings were ... continua a leggere
    • WISSENSCHAFTLICHE BUCHGESELLSCHAFT, 1994
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 2 corners a bit bumped. Foxing to top of textblock. Light edgewear to DJ. ; 8.7 X 6.1 X 0.8 inches; 198 pages continua a leggere
    • ASSISI, 1985
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Light yellowing to spine. Faint soiling to front wrap. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). ; Xiv pages, [143] pages of plates : ; Accademia Properziana Del Subasio; 143 pages continua a leggere
    • OXFORD AT THE CLARENDON PRESS, 1933
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Spine cover torn and affixed with cellotape. Inner hinges cracked and have been repaired with tape (now yellowed). Corners edgeworn. Pencil notes to rear endpapers. Scholar's name to ffep (James Willis). Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Fair to Good. ; Latin Text with English Commentary and Introduction. ; 407 pages continua a leggere
    • UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN PRESS, 1961
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). DJ has minor chipping and edgewear. DJ spine a bit browned. DJ is price-clipped. ; English translation. ; 150 pages continua a leggere
    • CAMBRIDGE AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1928
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Hinges are weak and have been reinforced with cellotape. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). A bit of spotting to boards. Author's obituary pasted to rear inner cover. Inner cover browned. Lower corners edgeworn. Some pencilling. ; 431 pages continua a leggere
    • SIMPKIN MARSHALL, LTD., 1931
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Light browning to spine. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Pencil note to ffep indicating that this is the author's own copy. Some corrections done (by author? ) in ink and pencil. Heavy foxing to endpapers. ; Latin Text with English Commentary and Introduction and facing translation. ; 539 pages continua a leggere
    • OXFORD AT THE CLARENDON PRESS, 1888
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Light foxing to top of textblock. Small tear to top of spine (1 cm). ; Greek Text with English Commentary ; 690 pages continua a leggere
    • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1972
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Light foxing to textblocks. Scholar's bookplate to inner covers (G. P. Goold). Very minor shelfwear to DJs. 4 volume set. ; Published 1972-1999. Vol I: 1972 isbn 0521080460 336 pgs; Vol II (i) : 1988 isbn 0521200628 551 pgs; Vol II (ii) 1988 isbn 0521354986 552-1058 pages; Vol. III: 1999 isbn 0521622581 414 pgs. ; 4 Volume Set COMPLETE. Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries 13, 14A, 14B and 36; The definitive modern edition for Posidonius. Complete Set. continua a leggere
    • OXFORD CLARENDON PRESS, 1971
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    • Note Bibliografiche: DJs have some tears and some chipping and edgewear. Djs spines sunned. DJ in Good condition. DJ spine of V2 sunned. Scholar's bookplate to inner covers (G. P. Goold). Light shelfwear to books. Foxing to top of textblocks. ; 2 volumes. Xvi + 256pp. (1971) ISBN: 019814184X + x + 246pp (1972) ISBN: 0198141874. This work contains all that survives and has been hitherto been published of Pre-Alexandrian elegy and iambus, with the relevant testimonia and critical apparatus. Epigrams are excluded as being a separate genre. Many papyri and other manuscript sources have been re-examined and advantag... continua a leggere
    • B. G. TEUBNER, 1880
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Front hinge cracked but holding. Book has been rebound in brown marbled boards with plain brown spine. Typed label (now browned) to spine. Rubbing to extremities. Scholar's name to titlepage (William Harris). Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Former owners' names to inner cover (E. K. Rand & Clement L. Smith). Titlepage chipped with a bit of loss to edges. ; Lii, 198 pp ; Bibliotheca Scriptorum Graecorum Et Romanorum Teubneriana TEUBNER; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pages continua a leggere
    • UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA PRESS, 1977
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Light foxing to textblock. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Chipping and tears to DJ (some crudely repaired with cellotape). Some foxing to textblock. ; American Philological Association Series of Classical Texts; 272 pages continua a leggere
    • DUCKWORTH, 1985
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Foxing/dustsoiling to top of textblock. DJ has chipping to upper corners and minor edgewear. ; A magisterial assessment of the major historian of early Byzantium, by one of today's leading historians of late antiquity. Most of our understanding of the age of Justinian is based on the works of Procopius of Caesarea, the most important Greek historian of late antiquity. Many modern histories of the period virtually paraphrase his major work, the Wars. Today, questions of how we are to reconcile the Wars with Procopius' two minor works-the panegyrical Building and the sensational Secret Histor... continua a leggere
    • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS, 1973
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Light foxing to top of textblock. DJ is a little browned. DJ has a couple of small tears and chipping. ; As a young man, the historian Polybius was an active politician in the Achaean Confederacy of the second century B. C. , and later, during his detention at Rome, became a close friend of some leading Roman families. His History is our most important source for the momentous half-century during which the Romans weathered the war with Hannibal and became masters of the Mediterranean world. F. W. Walbank describes the historical traditions w... continua a leggere
    • SCHOLARS PRESS, 1995
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Gift inscription to ffep: "To George, with best wishes for retirement. Ted". Minor crease to spine. ; American Philological Association American Classical Studies Series 36; 472 pages continua a leggere
    • WALTER DE GRUYTER & CO., 1974
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Faint Dampstaining to front board with a bit of discoloration. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). ; Intended to be read in conjunction with Iambi et Elegi Graeci. ; Untersuchungen Zur Antiken Literatur Und Geschichte - Band 14; 198 pages continua a leggere
    • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1965
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Foxing/dustsoiling to top of textblock. Small remainder mark to base of textblock in black marker ('T') . DUstjacket has a few tears and chipping to extremities. DJ spine is lightly browned. DJ is price-clipped. ; The extant manuscripts of Polybius, the Greek historian of Rome, belong to three groups. This is the first study to take account of all the surviving manuscripts. ; Cambridge Classical Studies; 210 pages continua a leggere
    • ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE & CO, 1905
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Heavy foxing to endpapers. Fraying and chipping to head of spine. Spine slightly discolored. A few small tears to cloth. Former owner's name to ffep in ink. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). ; Latin text with English introduction and commentary. ; 415 pages continua a leggere
    • C. H. BECK, 1921
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Pages are browned. Inner hinges have been reinforced with tape that has now browned. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Lower Corners are a bit edgeworn. Front hinge cracked but holding. Former owner's name stamped to ffep. VG to Good; Text is in German. ; 475 pages continua a leggere
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