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The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle: A New Translation Mainly from the Text of Bekker with an Introduction, a Marginal Analysis and Explanatory Notes
. Designed for the assistance of students in the universities. Oxford, James Thornton, 1877, Fourth edition, revised green cloth, boards with blind stamped border line pattern to boards. Gilt lettering and a few bands to spine . Blue, printed end papers - printed with 'Books for Students'. Thornton's bookshop's label to front paste down and owner's signature in ink dated 1878, (James was a cousin of the then owner of Thornton's bookshop ) . Includes: prefaces to the first and second editions; introduction; 10 books. At back of book - 8 pages catalogue of James Thornton's publications (and announcements). Xxviii plus 306 pages plus publications lists. Text is clean. Good second hand copy.
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Book number: F3125
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The Four Gospels in Syriac.
. Transcribed from the Sinaitic Palimpsest. Introduced by .A.S.Lewis. Cambridge, 1894 (1st ed); large qto (11 x 9 in); xlviii, 318pp; bound in crisp, new cloth (title gilt); contents near-fine.
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Book number: 030112
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Keywords: Theology Wim Meeuws Ancient Near East Transcriptions Religious Texts Ancient Languages Sinaitic Syriac

BLACKWALL, A. ( 1674-1730 )
The Sacred Classics Defended and Illustrated, Or, an Essay Humbly Offer'd Towards Proving the Purity, Propriety, and True Eloquuence of the Writers of the New Testament
. (1725). In two parts. "In the first of which those divine writers are vindicated against the charge of barbarous language, false Greek, and Solecisms; in the second is shewn that all the Excellencies of Style, and sublime beauties of Language and genuine Eloquence do abound.." London, 1725, "Printed by J.Pettenham for C.Rivington, at the Bible and Crown.. and W.Cantrell"; compact qto (9 x 7 in); [8] 372 pp plus 16pp index; t.p. partially titled in red; with wood-engraved initials and head- and tail-pieces; pages sl rippled, faint waterstains to prelims and upper corner of later texts; no foxing. previous owner's signature in ink on first blank page which is somewhat frayed, skilfully rebound in period marbled paper covered boards, brown spine with beige title label in gilt framing. [ WB ].
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Book number: F2924
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Keywords: Weblists Theology

Reading Plotinus: A Practical Introduction to Neoplatonism
. (History of Philosophy) (Purdue University Press Series in the History of Philosophy ) Purdue University Press 2005, XII, 293pp. new hardback. (ISBN: 1557532346) .
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Book number: F3219
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=. 1854. Editit Immanuel Bekker. Editio Stereotypa. Vol. I, Pars II. Volo. II Pars I. Vol. II Pars II. Three volumes, Leipzig, Tauchnitz, 1854; 151-306pp. viii, 166pp. 167-388pp.; publisher's printed wrappers, near contemporary bookseller's stamp on front wrapper of one volume, from which wrapper there is also a little loss of paper at head of spine, early owner's name [Dr Nowotny] in pencil in each volume. These verygood copies are from Tauchnitz's "Octavausgabe", which consisted in all of three volumes in six parts.
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Book number: IS002257
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Keywords: Ianweb Classical Greek Liteature Ancient Greek History Classical Greece Tauchnitz

Ueber Den Gott Cautopates
0. und seine Beziehung zum Mithdrasdienste, nebst Nachrichten ueber einige zu Friedberg gefundenen und dahin einschlagenden Alterthuemer.[Archiv. d. hist. Vereins, 6.Bd. 2. Heft]. Off-print, no place, no date [c. 1845]; pp. 243 - 262, with folding lithogrphed plate; cont. blue sugar-paper wrappers, bookplate of Bibliotheca Lindesiana on front paste-down; slight foxing; Inscribed and signed by the author on the front wrapper. Dieffenbach relates the history of scholarly aluusions to a god "Cautopates" being revered in the Roman empire, although there had been scant evidence, and here writes up the unearthing of his image with an inscription during construction work on the railway station in Friedberg. He takes Cautopates to be another name for Mithras, shown on the folding plate with his cap.
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Book number: IS002330
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Keywords: Ianweb Mithras Latin Ancient Rome Mythology Roman Religion Comparative Religion German Signed Books

Hymnos Cyclum Fragmenta Margiten Batrachomyomachiam Vitas Continens
. ed. by Th. W. Allen. (Homeri opera tomus V) (Oxford Classical Texts) Reprint of the 1912 edn. xxii, 281pp. hardback in d/j. fine, new copy.
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Book number: F2999
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Keywords: Weblists Pub4 Classical Antiquity Ancient History Homer

Quinti Horatii, Flacci Opera Omnia.
. London, 1831; xxxiv, 850pp; engraved frontispiece, full lcalf with 5 raised bands (gilt) and contemporary red lthr spine label, spine with gilt decorations and title, leather has good lustre, rebacked. at some stage in the past; light pencillings scattered through text. Extensive footnotes by F.G.Doering.
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Book number: 015126
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Keywords: Classical Antiquity Horatius

Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera. Enterpretatione Et Notis Illustravit Ludovicus Desprez, Cardinalitius Socius Ac Rhetor Emeritus, Jussu Christianissimi Regis, in Usum Serenissimi Delphini Ac Serenissimorum Principum Burgundiae, Andium & Biturigum.
. huic editioni accessere vita horatii cum dacerii notis, ejusdem chronologia Horatiana, & praefatio de satira romana. editio decima. J. F. & C. Rivington S. Crowder, T. Longman, B. Law, E. Johnson and 13 others. 1788, 631 pp. + index ( [120pp. ] , bound in 2 volumes entirely interleaved with blank pages. in recent quarter caalf binding and marbled paper covered boards, new end papers. Owner's name and date 1791 at top of title and some occas. annot. in ink on blanks. Tight set.
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Book number: F2950
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Luciani Samosatensis Opera
0. 1874. ex recognitione Caroli Jacobiitz. Two volumes {of three}, Leipzig, Teubner, 1874/77; xvi, 421, [iii], xvi, 410 pp.; contemporary black half leather, spines gilt-ruled with orange gilt-lettered labels; extremities and spines somewhat rubbed, centimetre-long split at top of front hinge of Volume II, contemporary small, neat owner's name entered on front blanks, embrowning to contents of Volume I; good copies.
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Book number: IS002214
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Keywords: Ianweb Ancient Greek Literature Classics Antiquarian Classical Antiquity

The Epicurean,
0. A Tale. Withn Vignette Illustrations by J.M.W. Turner, Esq. R.A. and Alciphron, A Poem. London, John MACRONE, 1839; XII, 2238, [II], 67 pp. with 4 steel-engraved frontispiece and title-page, and 3 steel-engraved plates; publisher's red cloth, spine pictorially gilt and captioned "Turner's Illustrated Edition", boards blind-stamped with gilt; lozenge on front; binding slightly dull, spine a little rubbed with minimal wear at head of spine and very small splits at hinges;at hinges; light spotting and light embrowning. First Turner edition. "The Epicurean" was first published in 1827, and became popular. Moore explains in his introduction to this edition that an edition illustrated by Turner was the brainchild of the publisher, John Macrone. Turner actually produced numerous sketches for many episodes of the work:, but only four were selected; his originals were rediscovered by E.T.Cook in 1905 and discussed in his "Hidden Treasures in the National Gallery".
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Book number: IS002340
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Keywords: Ianweb J.M. W. Turner 19th Century English Literature 19th Century Irish Literature Illustrated Books Classics

The Life of Alfred the Great.
0. 1900. Translated from the German. Tio which is appended Alfred's Anglo-Saxon version of Orosius with a literal English Translation, and an Anglo-Saxon Alphabet and Glossary by B.Thorpe. London, George Bell, 1900; x, 582 pp. 32-page publisher's list at the end.publisher's stout brown cloth.; ownership entries on front pastedown and front free endpaper. A very good copy. The frontispiece shows the Alfred Jewel.
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Book number: IS002359
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Keywords: Ianweb Anglo-Saxon History Alfred the Great Medieval History Geography Orosius Medieval Britain Classical Antiquity

0. 1858. ‹bersetzt von R. A.Haakh. Stuttgart, Hoffmann, 1858-60; bound as two volumes; VI, 1-288, [ii], 289-488, 132pp.; near contemporary half black cloth over marbled boards, spines lettered in gilt.; a few light pencil annotations, one short section more heavily annotated. A very good set, despite the neat annotations mentioned. At the beginning of the work the binder has used the title-page intended for the first two Books only: the title-page issued later for Books I - V is bound in at the end of Book V, and before the separately-paginated Book VI.
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Book number: IS002259
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Keywords: Ianweb Ancient Greece Ancient Rome Ancient Near East Ancient History Classics Classical History German Translations Qntiquarian

Umbrae. Poems and Translations.
. Oxford James Thornton, 1881,32pp. In printed wrappers (coloured)
∂ John Percival Postgate (1853 - 1926) , English classicist, professor of Latin at the University of Liverpool from 1909 to 1920.
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Book number: F0204-F
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0. 1921. Muenchen, Beck, 1921; [viii], 476, [iv] pp. with frontispiece; publisher's printed cloth-backed boards; contents somewhat browned. First edition, from the library of Professor Edgar Wind, though without any ownership marks.
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Book number: IS002109
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Keywords: Ianweb Ancient Greece Ancient Greek Philosophy German

Archaeologische Hermeneutik.
0. 1919. Anleitung zur //deutung klassischer Bidwerke. Mit 300 Abbildungen im Text. Berlin, 1919; c. 19cm. x 24cm.; [viii], 432pp. with 300 illustrations; publisher maroon cloth, lettered in gilt. A very good copy, If you wish to order, please ask about cost of postage, as this is a heavy book.
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Book number: IS002310
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Keywords: Ianweb German Ancient Greek Classics Classical Antiquity Art History Archaeology

Opera Ex Rec. C. Jacobitz . Accedunt Scholia Auctiora Et Emendatiora, Index Et Rerum Verborum. 4 Volumes
. Reprint, Georg Olms, 1838/1966, xlii,546,513,644, xii,744pp. ex-library with library sticker on inside front boards and stampos on reverse title and last text pages, library record sheet on f.e.p. o/w a very good sturdy set, spines and corners faded, shelf marker on spines.[ new price currently GBP 330.00 ].
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Book number: F3041
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Keywords: Loft 2 Queen Classical Antiquity

Sammtliche Werke.
0. 1846. Zweite Original-Ausgabe. 15 volumes bound in 7, Wien, 1846; with frontispiece portrait; contemporary half cloth over marbled boards, mottled edges; traces of round paper labels at base of spines, foxing, varying from very light to moderate. The second collected edition, with additional material - but with the first two volumes being an 1847 reprinting or reissue of the "Geschichte der alten und neuen Literatur", with that as title to each, instead of "Saemmtliche Werke". Formerly in the possession of Professor E.L.Stahl of the University of Oxford, with his pencil annotations and underlining to the fifth volume, "Kritik und Theorie der alten und neuen Poesie".
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Book number: IS00725
GBP 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 169.5 US$ 192.17 | JP• 21764]
Keywords: Ianweb Ian Romanticism Linguistics German Romantic Literature Literary Theory Literary Criticism Medieval Classical Antiquity Classics Philosophy German Literature French Literature Antiquarian Rare Collected Editions

Cornelii Taciti Annalium Ab Excessu Diui Aaugusti Libri.
. Ed. by C.D. Fisher. In the series: Oxford Classical Texts. recent re-issue of the 1906 edition, the OUP on their site state 1963. n.d. VIII, 422pp. new copy in d/j. (ISBN: 1397801981) .
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Book number: F0076
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The Relations between Ancient Russia
0. 1877. and Scandinavia, and the Origin of the Russian State. Three Lectures delivered at the Taylor Institution, Oxford, in May, 1876 .. Oxford and London, 1877; viii, 150, [ii blank], 16pp. publisher's list; publisher's cloth boards, dec. in black; lacking spine, cont. ownership entry "W.R Morfill" [?] and "to F.A. Dale" on half-title. Rare.
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Book number: IS00474
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Keywords: Ianweb Ian Russian History Russia Medieval Ancient History Rare Antiquarian Oxford Scandinavia Vikings European History

Description Des Antiquites
0. 1836. et objets d'Art qui composent le Cabinet de Feu M, le Chevalier E. Durand. Paris, Firmin Didot freres, Fevrier, 1836; [iv], iv, 544, [ii]pp. with 104 figures on five plates; contemporary coffee-coloured calf over marbled boards, spine gilt, black leather lettering-piece, richly marbled endpapers and edges; light split along part of rear hinge, but binding firm. A very good copy in a strong but attractive contemporary binding of this rare and important descriptive catalogue. The largest section, comprising 1473 items, is of painted vases, mostly Greek, some described in great detail. There are a few neat marginal ink annotations of prices realised, and two very small, but delightful book-plates on the front paste-down, one in red morocco showing an owl and the Greek letters alpha and omega, the other, printed on paper and still miniature, with the name Beguin.
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Book number: IS002289
GBP 275.00 [Appr.: EURO 310.5 US$ 352.31 | JP• 39901]
Keywords: Ianweb Miniature Bookplates Ex-Libris Antiquarian Rare Greek Archaeology Greek Antiquities, Greek Vases, Greek Terracottas Roman Antiquities Bindings

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