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161 HODGE, A. Trevor Ancient Greek France. First American Edition in dustjacket
University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 1999, ISBN:0812234820 
HODGE, A. Trevor. Ancient Greek France. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, (1999). First American Edition. Pp (4),v-viii,1-312. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "As far back as 600 B.C., long before the Romans, cities such as Marseilles, Antibes, Nice, and Monte Carlo were founded by settlers who emigrated from mainland Greece and the older Greek colonies of the Ionian coast in Asia Minor. Tracing the history of Provence and the French Riviera back to its earliest roots, Trevor Hodge gathers together the evidence for this far-flung outpost of ancient Greek civilization. Starting with a survey of Phocaea, the Ionian metropolis, Ancient Greek France follows the settlers' fleet overseas to Provence andthe foundation there of Massalia -- modern Marseilles. Subsequent chapters outline Massalia's topography, archaeology, history, economy, politics, an d culture. The book provides site-by-site commentary on the other, later Greek colonies along the Mediterranean coast between Ampurias, in Spain, and Monaco, and a study of the Celts of inland Gaul and their relations, both commercial and cultural, with the Greek colonists. Hodge assesses the characteristics and achievements of Massalia, and considers the place it held in the Greek imagination." (from the dj). Contents : Preface. 1. Introduction.2. Phocaea, the Mother City. 3. The Seaways to Massalia. 4. The Topography of the Region. 5. The City of Massalia. 6. The History of Massalia. 7. Mas salia - Politics and Economics. 8. Cultural Massalia. 9. The Greeks in Provence and Languedoc. 10. The Greeks on the Cote d'Azur. 11. The Celtic Neighbours. 12. Conclusion. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Very good in dustjacket.40.00

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162 HOLDERLIN, Friedrich. LEISHMAN, J.B., trans. Selected Poems of Friedrich Holderlin. Second Hogarth Edition in dustjacket.
Hogarth Press, London, 1954, 
HÖLDERLIN, Friedrich. Selected Poems of Friedrich Hölderlin. The German Text, Translated with an Introduction and Notes by J.B. Leishman. London: The Hogarth Press, 1954. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Pp. (4),5-156, portrait frontispiece. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "It is now generally recognized that Friedrich Hölderlin (1770-1843) is, with Goethe and Rilke, one of the greatest of German poets. Dr. Leishman's translation of a representative selection from Hölderlin's poetry was first publishedin 1944. In this new edition he has carefully revised some of the original translations and has added a translation of what is perhaps Hölderlin's gr eatest single poemn, 'The Archipelago', the noblest of all modern tributes to the spirit of ancient Greece." - from the dustjacket. Very good in lightly nicked, unclipped dustjacket. Ex-libris R.J. MacSween, with a textual pastedown inside front board, and his name inked to the flyleaf. 50.00

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163 HOMER MYRES, John L., Sir GRAY, Dorothea, (ed.) Homer and His Critics.
Routledge & Kegan Paul RKP, London, 1958, 
(HOMER). MYRES, John L., Sir. Homer and His Critics. Edited by Dorothea Gray. London : Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1958). First Edition. Pp [i]-xii,1-302,(6),+ 8 plates. Index. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “In the lectures from which these studies have been collected, the late Sir John Myres traced the impact of 'the original genius of Homer' on successive ages and national traditions. Their purpose is not to give a systematic history of Homeric criticism, but rather to show how in each century workers in widely separated fields contributed something which caused the questions asked about Homer to be put in a different way. Sometimes problems presented by the poems themselves were the starting point, as the peculiarities of their metre were for the study of Greek dialects, or the difficulty of explainingtheir transmission for the analytical criticism which was afterwards appli ed to Biblical studies and to other early literatures. Sometimes the influences were external and almost accidental; so antiquarians found scenes fromthe story of Troy on Hellenistic and Roman works of art, and explorers sti mulated interest in 'primitive' societies. Sir John had a particular interest in these predecessors to his own archaeological and anthropological studies.' - from the dj. Penned name, else very good in spine-browned and torn,edgeworn, and stained dustjacket. 40.00

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164 HOMER POPE, Alexander, trans. Odyssey of Homer
John Ross and Company, Edinburgh, 1870, 
HOMER. The Odyssey of Homer. Translated by [Alexander] Pope. Edinburgh: John Ross and Company, 1870. Pp. (6),[1]-399,(3). 8vo, half green leather withgreen pebbled boards, gilt tooling to boards, five gilt tooled raised band s and gilt lettered brown leather title block to spine, marbled edges. A new edition of Pope's classic translation of Homer's epic (originally published in 1726), for the first time accompanied by an index. Small portion of title block chipped away (affecting "HOM"), some shelfwear, else very good. 45.00

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165 HOMER. COTTERILL, H.B., trans. WILSON, Patten. Homer's Odyssey. A Line-for-line Translation in the Metre of the Original.
George G. Harrap & Company, London, 1911, 
HOMER. COTTERILL, H.B. Homer's Odyssey. A Line-for-line Translation in the Metre of the Original by H.B. Cotterill. With twenty-four illustrations by Patten Wilson. London: George G. Harrap & Company, MCMXI. Pp. (6),vii-xxiii,(1),1-[335],(1), frontispiece, + 23 leaves of plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with raised copper cameo to front board, gilt lettering and borders to front board, gilt lettering and gilt cameo to spine, top edge gilt. Minor bubbling and a small dampspot to upper edge of front board, very light spotting to leaves neighbouring plates (as well as a few small spots to plate margins, light browning to endpapers, else very good. Due to the weight of this book, extra charges may be necessary to cover postage. 45.00

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166 HOPKINS, J. Castell SWEATMAN, A., Right Reverend (preface) Sword of Islam, or Suffering Armenia
Bradley-Garretson Co., Ltd., Brantford and Toronto, 1896, 
HOPKINS, J. Castell. The Sword of Islam, or Suffering Armenia : Annals of Turkish Power and the Eastern Question ; with a preface by Right Reverend A.Sweatman. Brantford and Toronto: The Bradley-Garretson Co., Ltd., 1896. Pp . 465, frontis., including plates. 8vo, blue decorated cloth. Contents: 1. The Rise and Fall of Turkish Power ; 2. The Mahometan Creed ; 3. Modern Turkey ; 4. Constantinople - The Centre of Islam ; 5. Russia and Turkey ; 6. The Greek Church and Eastern Christianity ; 7. A Survey of European Turkey ;8. The Struggles of Modern Greece ; 9. Bulgaria and the Turks ; 10. Servia and Roumania ; 11. Bosnia and Herzegovina ; 12. Egypt and the Otoman Empir e ; 13. Historic Armenia ; 14. Armenian Religion and Characteristics ; 15. A Glance Over Asiatic Turkey ; 16. Characteristics of the Turk ; 17. Relations of Great Britain and Turkey ; 18. The Shadow of the Sword in Armenia ; 19. The Sword of Islam Falls ; 20. The Eastern Crisis ; 21. Mr. Gladstone and Armenia ; 22. Renewal of the Outrages ; 23. The Christian Powers and theMoslem ; 24. Interests and Duty of the United States ; 25. The Attitude of Canada ; 26. What of the Future? ; 27. The Armenian Question in its Final Stage. Some wear to spine ends, spotting to initial and final leaves, else a nice, tight copy. 125.00

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167 HOWSE, Ernest Marshall Lively Oracles. First Edition in dustjacket
George Allen and Unwin / Thomas Nelson and Sons, London / Toronto, 1956, 
HOWSE, Ernest Marshall. The Lively Oracles. London / Toronto: George Allen and Unwin / Thomas Nelson and Sons, (1956). First Printing. Pp. [1]-224. 8vo, green cloth with silver lettering to spine, top edge dyed green. Wattersp.795. Not in Rhodenizer. The Very Rev. Ernest Marshal Frazer Howse (b. Se ptember 29, 1902, Twillingate, Newfoundland - d. February 1, 1993, Toronto)Canadian churchman and 21st Moderator of the United Church of Canada. A st udy in the Old Testament by this Twillingate native who went on to become aprominent United Church of Canada churchman. See ENL II:1098. "In vivid, c omprehensive fashion the author tells the most important story of the history of literature: the origins, and gradual accumulation through more than athousand years, of the Manuscripts which constitute the Old Testament. He deals with the various books not in the order in which they were later arranged in canons of scripture but as the strata were laid down through centuries of turmoil and woe. The process reveals the background from which each book emerged as the passing Empires: Egypt, Assyria, Babylon, Persia and Greece extended their power around the strategic land of Palestine." - from the dj. Front board slightly splayed, else very good in rubbed, nicked, edge-spotted, unclipped UK dustjacket. 25.00

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168 HUET, Pierre-Daniel Histoire du Commerce et de la Navigation des anciens. Third Edition
Brussels, 1727, 
HUET, Pierre-Daniel. Histoire du Commerce et de la Navigation des anciens. Paris : Antoine-Urbain Coustelier / Bruxelles : Jean Leonard, 1727. Troisième Edition. Pp (34),1-400,(70, table des matières),(4). 61 chapters covering the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Cathaginians, Gauls, Ethipians, the French, the Germans, the Spanish piracy, Pierre-Daniel Huet (b. 8 February 1630, Caen - d. 26 January 1721, Paris). With the half-title. $

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169 HUNT, David. Earl Alexander of Tunis (foreword). A Don at War. Revised Edition in dustjacket
Frank Cass, London, 1990, ISBN:0714633836 1990 0714633836 / 9780714633831 
HUNT, Sir David. A Don at War. With a Foreword by Field Marshall the Earl Alexander of Tunis. (London) : Frank Cass, (1990). Second Revised Edition with additional material. Pp (8),ix-xxvi,(2),11-288,(2), frontispiece portrait. Map. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine.

Sir David Wathen Stather Hunt KCMG, OBE (b. September 25, 1913, Durham – d. July 30, 1998, London).

An account of the author's military career during the Second World War, serving in the Mediterranean as an Intelligence Staff Officer in the field.

"When A Don at War was published in 1966 it was hailed as the first book to be written from the point of view of the Intelligence Staff Officer in the field. According to a review in The Times the author was senior enough to be well informed on matters of importance but not so high in the military hierarchy as to inhibit frankness in writing of them now'. All the critics remarked on the air of authority with which Sir David Hunt expounded the strategy of British and Germans alike.

Eight years later came the revelation of what is called 'The Ultra Secret'; the fact, that is, that the British were able to decipher German radio messages on the highest Command links even though they were in the n the supposedly unbreakable able cipher produced by the Enigma machine. Sir David had been aware of it of it since early 1941. Like all other conscientious participants in the great secret he would never have dreamed of alluding to it, but it provided a solid basis for the authoritative exposition of the enemy side of the war. Since 1974 the great secret has become common knowledge. As a result Sir David has specially written for this second edition a new foreword whose main purpose is to explain the use made of Ultra during four years campaigning in the Mediterranean."

Contents :
1. Oxford.
2. Aldershot.
3. Alexandria to Athens.
4. Athens to Alexandria via Crete.
5. The Western Desert.
6. The Relief of Tobruk.
7. The Msus Stakes and the Retreat to AJamein.
8. A View of Alamein from G.H.Q.
9. First Steps in Algeria and Tunisia.
10. Kasserine to Tunis.
11. The Invasion of Sicily.
12. The Purpose and Planning of the Italian Campaign.
13. Salerno.
14. Anzio and Cassino.
15. From Rome to the Apennines.
16. Italian Finale and a return visit to Greece.
With index.

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170 HUNTER, R.L. MENANDER TERENCE PLAUTUS New Comedy of Greece and Rome. pbk.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1985, ISBN:0521316529 
HUNTER, R.L. The New Comedy of Greece and Rome. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1985). First Printing. Pp. [i]-x,1-183,(3). 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. "The social comedy of Menander, Plautus and Terence provided a style of comic drama which was to prove the root of all subsequent Western comedy. Dr. Hunter gives a literary account of this drma, placing itin its ancient context and then ranging over a number of specific topics a nd themes: the dramatic craft of the poets, their exploration of how to give variety to stereotyped plots and characters, the presentation of women, the use of language and themes of tragedy, the place of moralising and philosophy." - from the rear cover. Very good. 20.00

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171 HUTCHINSON, D.S. ARISTOTLE) Virtues of Aristotle
Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, 1986, ISBN:0710208588 
HUTCHINSON, D.S. The Virtues of Aristotle. London and New York: Routledge and Kegan Paul, (1986). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-ix,(1),1-139,(3). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "What is a virtue? This book is thefirst rigorous exposition of the best answer to this important question. B oth moral philosophers and philosophical psychologists need to address the question, and the best answer so far given is that of Aristotle. The elements of Aristotle's doctrine of virtue are scattered throughout his writings,and in this scholarly book the author reconstructs Aristotle's complex and comprehensive doctrine. In the process of doing this, Hutchinson directs n ew light on Aristotle's views about choice, character, the emotions, and the role of pleasure and pain in virtue and vice. The celebrated function (ergon) argument is dissected, and demonstrated to be successful. Aristotle's doctrine of virtue is related to his metaphysics and to his doctrine of categories." - from the dust jacket. Very good in dust jacket. 40.00

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172 HUTTON, Peter Anthony Greek Cities. 1st UK in dj
J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1932, 
HUTTON, Peter Anthony. Greek Cities. L: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., (1932). First UK Edition. Pp. 25, followed by 64 plates. 8vo, maroon cloth. A collection of photographs of many of the less visited sites of Classical Greece. Vg in dj (slight browning to spine, light edgewear, short tear at head of spine). 50.00

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173 INNIS, Harold A. McLUHAN, Marshall, foreword. INNIS, Mary Q., revised. Empire and Communications. Second Edition, dustjacket.
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1972, ISBN:0802017991 
INNIS, Harold A. Empire and Communications. Revised by Mary Q. Innis. Foreword by Marshall McLuhan. (Toronto) : University of Toronto Press, (1972). Second Edition. Pp. (4),[v]-xii,(4),[1]-184. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Harold Adams Innis, b. November 5, 1894, Otterville, ON; d.November 8, 1952, Toronto. "Harold Adams Innis was a man of vast learning whose mind ranged freely over wide areas of knowledge. He combined an unsurprassed gift for the striking phrase and the brilliant generalization with a dedication to conscientious and original research. Here he develops his theory that the history of empires is determined to a large extent by their means of communication. He examines the civilizations of Egypt, Babylon, Greece, Rome , and Europe (before and after the printing press) supporting his thesis with a rich array of historical, sociological, psychological, and anthropological data. Innis was one of the first to recognize the powerful influence of technology exerted over culture, and he pioneered investigations into the effects of the communications media on society. 'Empire and Communications', first published in 1950, is now reissued for a new generationof students, scholars, and all those interested in our society and its his tory. It incorporates the notes Innis made in his copy of the first edition-- new ideas, quotations, and references -- and it includes a foreword by Marshall McLuhan which assesses Innis' contribution to our understanding ofhistory." - from the dustjacket. Very good in lightly nicked, unclipped du stjacket. 60.00

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174 ISHERWOOD, Christopher Christpher and His Kind 1929-1939. Second Printing in dustjacket, Signed
Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, 1977, ISBN:0374312567 
ISHERWOOD, Christopher. Christpher and His Kind 1929-1939. New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, (1977). Second Printing. Pp (12),[1]-339,(1). 8vo, grey cloth, silver lettering to spine, top edge dyed grey. "Christopher and His Kind is a slice of autobiography. It describes ten years in the writer's life— from 1929, when he left England to spend a week in Berlin and decided to stay there indefinitely, to the beginning of 1939, when he arrived in New York to srart a life in the States which has continued until the present. The book contrasts fact witn fiction — the real people Christopher met in Germany witn the portraits of them which appear in his two Berlin novels and have later appeared, fictionalized to an even greater degree, in I Am a Camera and Cabaret, the plays and movies adapted from them. Chritopher left Berlin in 1933, after Hitler's coming to power. For the next four years, he wandered around Europe, through Greece, Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Holland, Belgium, and France, with a German boy named Heinz. The story of their relationship and their adventures ends with Heinz's arrest bv the Gestapo, afterhe had been forced to return to Germany. The chief characters in this book are Christopher's "Kind," the people he regarded as his friends and natura l allies — among them, W H. Anden and E. M. Forster. There are glimpses into many different worlds: the refugees from Nazi Germany, the BVritish colony in Portugal, the Group Theatre company, which performed the three Auden-Isherwood plays, the film studio which Christopher worked at and later used for the setting of his Prater Violet, the literary circles of Maugham and Virginia Woolf, and wartime China whch Christopher and Auden visited in 1938. Christopher is a born minority-member. He rages against the Others in alltheir manifestations, including the heterosexual dictatorship. But his dem and for his individual rights is in conflict with his support of a majoritycause, the Popular Front against Fascism. His enemies become allies, then enemies again — and this part of his story ends in emotional confusion, as he stares at New York harbor from the deck of an incoming ship with mixed hope and suspicion. Isherwood, at a distance of nearly forty years from the earlier Christopher, has been able to describe a comically harassed figure in a tragic decade, and to keep to a middle line between tragedy and farce." (from the dj). Spine ends and margins sunned, else very good in slightly edgeworn, price-clipped dustjacket. From the collecion of noted Bloomsbury scholar S.P. Rosenbaum (with his penned name and date, and with pencilled marginal marks and notes). Signed without inscription by Isherwood to the title page. 40.00

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175 JEBB, R.C. BYRON, Lord Modern Greece : Two Lectures. Delivered before the Philosophical Institution of Edinburgh, with papers on The Progress of Greece and Byron in Greece.
Macmillan , London, 1880, 
JEBB, R.C. Modern Greece : Two Lectures. Delivered before the PhilosophicalInstitution of Edinburgh, with papers on 'The Progress of Greece' and 'Byr on in Greece.' London : Macmillan and Co., 1880. First Edition. Pp [i]-vi,(2),[1]-183,(1), with corrigenda slip bound in. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : First Lecture. Second Lecture. The Progress of Greece. Byron in Greece. Spine sunned, back cover badly stained, corners bumped, else good. As is. 40.00

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176 JEBB, Richard C., Sir, ed. with an intro. BACCHYLIDES Bacchylides : The Poems and Fragments
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1905, 
JEBB, Richard C., Sir, (ed.). Bacchylides : The Poems and Fragments. Editedwith introduction, notes, and prose translation by Sir Richard C. Jebb. Ca mbridge: at the University Press, 1905. First Printing. Pp. (6),[v]-xviii,[1]-524, + 2 leaves of plates. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt cameos to front, gilt lettering to spine. "The Bacchylides papyrus was brought from Egyptto the British Museum in the autumn of 1896; and the editio princeps, by D r. F.G. Kenyon, appeared in 1897. We have thus acquired a large body of work by an author previously known only through scanty fragments; and the value of that acquisition is enhanced by the class to which it belongs. Of all the poets who gave lyric expression to Greek feeling and fancy in the interval between the age of Epos and the age of Drama, Pindar alone, before thisdiscovery, could be estimated in the light of considerable remains. [...] Bacchylides has, of course, no pretentions to be a poet of the same order as Pindar [...] In reading his odes, so elegant, so transparently clear, so pleasing in their graceful flow of narrative, often so bright in their descriptive touches, and at moments so pathetic, we feel that this is a singer who, moving in a lower sphere than Pindar, must also have been more immediately intelligible to the common Hellenic sense." -from the preface. Contents: Part I: General Introduction: 1. The Life of Bacchylides; 2. The Place of Bacchylides in the History of Greek Lyric Poetry; 3. Characterisics of Bacchylides as Poet; 4. Dialect and Grammar; 5. Metres; 6. The Papyrus; 7. The Text of the Papyrus. Part II: Introduction to the Odes. Part III: Text, Notes, and Translation (241-407). Part IV: Fragments. With appendices, glossary, and index. Name to ffep, presentation copy blindstamp to title page, else very good. 70.00

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177 JESSUP, Philip C. BENSON, George C,S. International Problem of Governing Mankind. in dustjacket
C laremont College, Claremont, California, 1947, 
JESSUP, Philip C. The International Problem of Governing Mankind. Foreword by George C.S. Benson. Claremont, California : (Claremont Colllege), 1947. Pp (6),[vii]-ix,(3),1-63,(1). 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt letering to spine. Contents : 1. A Look Before a Leap into World Government. 2. Inernational Guaranty of Democratic Government. "His Claremont lectures, delivered in the wake of the crisis of Britain's withdrawal from Greece and of American responsibility under the Truman doctrine, are especially illuminating in their survey of world government projects of the past and of the present. World government is acknowledged as an ideal and ultimate goal but not as an immediately attainable objective. Professor Jessup notes that constitution-makingis the last and not the first step in establishing a political community. If it is tried too soon it emphasizes preexisting discord instead of creating new harmony. He points out that vast numbers of the world's peoples are still too politically illiterate to be able to choose by popular processes a world assembly. Drawing on the experience of the government of the UnitedStates, he analyzes the basic structural and operational problems of inter national organization." (from the dj). Penned name, else very good in spine-browned dustjacket. 24.00

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178 JORDAN, William Issues in Ancient Philosophy series PLATO ARISTOTLE Ancient Concepts in Philosophy. First Edition in dustjacket
Routledge, London, 1990, ISBN:0415048346 
JORDAN, William. Ancient Concepts in Philosophy. London: Routledge, (1990).First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-xiii,(1),1-207,(3). 8vo, black cloth with silve r lettering to spine. A volume in the Issues in Ancient Philosophy series. General editor: Malcolm Schofield. Contents: 1. The Presocratic Philosophers: The First Philosophical Arguments; 2. Socrates: A Method of Doubt; 3. Plato: The Life of Philosophy; 4. Aristotle: Philosophy, Method, Being and the Good Life; 5. The Hellenistic Philosophers: Philosophy, Nature and Therapy. Very good in dustjacket. 35.00

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179 Journal of Hellenic Studies Journal of Hellenic Studies, volumes 81-83, 85, 96-125. 34 vols.
Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies, London, 2005, 
Journal of Hellenic Studies. A 34-volume lot of The Journal of Hellenic Studies, volumes 81-83, 85, 96-125 . London: the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies, (1961-1963, 1965, 1976-2005). Various paginations, generally between 200-300 pages, often with plates at rear. Illustrated. Large 8vo, printed cream card covers. A large run of the scholarly Journal of Hellenic Studies, with a selection of volumes from the 1960s, and a complete runof annual issues from 1976 through 2005. With the first volume published i n 1880 by the Society for the Promotion of Hellnic Studies, this long-running journal seeks to promote Greek language, literature, history and the arts from the classical period to the present-day. Each journal generally contains about ten essays. A selection of article titles includes: "Lute-Players in Greek Art", "Knowledge and Hedonism in Plato's Protagoras", "Revelry and Riot in Archaic Megara: Democratic Disorder or Ritual Reversal?", "A Teucrian at Salamis in Cyprus", "Milesian Politics and Athenian Propaganda, c.460-440 B.C.", "Land Tenure in Athens and Solon's Seisachtheia", &c., &c., &c. Occasional spine creasing, some nicking to spine ends, else vg. Extra shipping charges will be necessary to cover postage. For the collection. 650.00

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Ancient Art from Cyprus : The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museumof Art. In Collaboration with Joan R. Mertens and Marice E. Rose.  in dj., KARAGEORGHIS, Vassos MERTENS, Joan R. ROSE, Marice E.
180 KARAGEORGHIS, Vassos MERTENS, Joan R. ROSE, Marice E. Ancient Art from Cyprus : The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museumof Art. In Collaboration with Joan R. Mertens and Marice E. Rose. in dj.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000, 
KARAGEORGHIS, Vassos. Ancient Art from Cyprus : The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. In Collaboration with Joan R. Mertens and Marice E. Rose. NY: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, (2000). First Edition. Pp305. 4to, grey cloth. "The most important collection of Cypriot antiquitie s outside Cyprus is the Cesnola Collection at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, assembled by Luigi Palma di Cesnola, the first director of the museum. Cesnola was a Civil War veteran who went to Cyprus in 1866 and, in excavations there, sought to rival the finds of Heinrich Schliemann at Troy. Now, on the occasion of the redesign of the Metropolitan's Cypriot galleries, comes this gorgeously illustrated catalogue of some 500 objects, rangingfrom glass, stone sculpture, and terra-cotta figurines to lamps, pottery, and jewelry. The Cesnola Collection includes works that are among the finest examples of Cypriot art from the prehistoric, Archaic, Classical/Hellenistic, and Roman periods. The first scholarly catalogue since 1914 of a largeselection from the Cesnola Collection, this volume will be an invaluable r eference." Very good n dustjacket. 60.00

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