Chapter 1: Classics - Classical Era
found: 4 books

 
JUVENAL ; DUFF, J D (ED)
Fourteen Satires of Juvenal (D. Iunii Iuvenalis - Saturae XIV)
Cambridge: at the University Press. 1940, reprint. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 471 pages (complete). In Latin and English. The boards are marked, worn, scuffed all about. They are sure, steady. The contents are benign. The frontispage has a previous owner inscription. The pages are mild, clean, clear, comfortable, competent. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 47jc
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PLUTARCH OF CHAERONEIA ; NORTH, SIR THOMAS (TRANS) ; ROUSE, W H D (ED)
Plutarch's Lives - Englished by Sir Thomas North in Ten Volumes (the Temple Plutarch)
J M Dent and Co. London. 1908. Softcover, with dust jacket. 10 pocket-sized volumes (complete). All ten are fully covered in green leather. They have the Owl of Athena stamped in gilt on the front. The volumes are in varying states of repair. Publication dates also vary. Each has a most attractive woodcut decoration on the title page. Each has a different personality presented on the frontispiece. The set is most genially worn and happily owned all about. There is wear to edges and corners and spines. Nonetheless they are joyfully comfortable and comforting. The contents of each - apart from some very shallow wear to the early binding of each - are most healthy and pleasing. Volume 1: 401 pages, pub: 1908; frontispiece of Romulus Quirinus. Volume 2: 326 pages; pub: 1898; the covers are much worn but even yet benign; frontisp: Pericles. Volume 3: 329 pages; pub: 1898; silk bookmarker attached (worn but secure and shabbily genteel); frontisp: Marcellus. Vol 4: 371 pages; pub: 1899; frontisp: Marius. Volume 5: 353 pages; pub: 1899 frontisp: Sulla. Volume 6: 358 pages; pub: 1899; the protective tissue page at the title page is missing (the others have it); red cloth bookmarker (loose); frontisp: Pompey. Volume 7: 399 pages; pub: 1899; silk bookmark attached (worn); frontisp: Julius Caesar. Volume 8: 357 pages; pub: 1899; silk bookmark attached (worn); frontisp: Demosthenes. Volume 9: 333 pages; pub: 1899; red cloth bookmark attached; frontisp: M Antonius. Vol. 10: 284 pages; pub: 1899; frontisp: Scipio African. Each have a previous owner signature on the frontispage. Despite their age and the wear to the covers this set is not only a comfort but a true pleasure. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 22jc
USD 110.00 [Appr.: EURO 92 | £UK 82.5 | JP¥ 11481]

 
POTTER, ROBERT (TRANS)
The Plays of Aeschylus [Sir John Lubbock's Hundred Books, No. 30]
George Routledge and Sons, Limited, London. 1892. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 288 pages (complete). A passive copy. The blue boards have wear, scuffing, marks from storage, shelving, ownership. They are stable and sure. The contents are competent, certain, congenial, comfortable, clean, clear, keen. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 62jc
USD 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.75 | £UK 2.25 | JP¥ 313]

 
HOMERUS ; RENSBURG , JPJ VAN (TRANS)
Die Ilias : Uit Die Oorspronklike Grieks Vertaal
Pro Ecclesia-Drukkery, Stellenbosch. 1952, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 404 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Signed by van Rensburg on the title page (dated: 27 Aug 1955). A benign copy. First edition of this first translation of the great story, The Iliad, to Afrikaans. The book is housed in a cloth covered slipcase. This is much worn, scuffed, frayed, sunned. The slipcase is still hardy and fit for purpose. Full leather. Stamped gilt titling. These boards are a little worn about the corners and shelving edges. However, they are venerable and pleasingly hale. The contents have evidence of avid use throughout. The pages are relaxed, assured. They have some user wear and handling marks. The contents are bold, companionable, clean, clear, sound, tranquil. fk. Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: 91ja
USD 110.00 [Appr.: EURO 92 | £UK 82.5 | JP¥ 11481]

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