United Nations Security Council, New York , 1968,
Seller ID: 81486
(United Nations Security Council).  Report[s] by the Secretary-General on the United Nations Operation in Cyprus; [3[ Provisional Verbatim Record[s]; - and –  Resolution. New York : United Nations Security Council, 1968-1970. Various paginations. 4to, white stapled self wraps. Report S/8622, 11 June 1968 (For the period 9 March to 7 June 1968), pp. -33,(1),+ folding map. Report S/8914, 4 December 1968 (For the period 8 June to 2 December1968), pp. -32,+ folding map. Report S/9233, 3 June 1969 (For the perio d 3 December 1968 to 2 June 1969), pp. -34,(2),+ folding map. Report S/9... View More...
MARCANTONATOS, L. G. A Athenes Pendant La Guerre : Journal d'un témoin (octobre 1940 - avril 1941). Thessaloniki: Institute for Balkan Studies, 1976. Pp. 234. Text in French. 8vo, tan card covers. Discard stamps to title page, top and fore edge, some creasing to corners, several dampspots to rear cover, rubbed, else vg. 40.00 View More...
LEVI, Peter. A Bottle in the Shade : A Journey in the Western Peleponnese. (London) : Sinclair-Stevenson, (1996). First Printing. Pp. (8),1-,(3). Decorated endpapers. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine.
Peter Chad Tigar Levi, FSA, FRSL (b. May 16, 1931, Ruislip, London - d. February 1, 2000, Frampton on Severn, Gloucestershire).
"Peter Levi has been obsessed by what he calls the 'captivating problems' of archaeology ever since he discovered them in childhood. His passion for antiquity goes back to his days as an undergraduate at Oxford when he haunted the Ashmolean ... View More...
Frank Cass, London, 1990, ISBN:0714633836 : 1990
Seller ID: 113778
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... View More...
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1970,
Seller ID: 85598
DENHAM, H.M. The Aegean : A Sea-Guide to Its Coasts and Islands. New York :Charles Scribner's Sons, (1970). Pp. (10),xi-xxiii,(1),-247,(1), + 12 p . of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, light brown cloth. Henry Mangles Denham, (b.September 9, 1897, Harrow, London - d. July 15, 1993, London) naval office r, yachtsman, writer. Toy 2851. Gift inscriptions to flyleaf, name stamp, else very good in chipped, unclipped dustjacket. 14.00 View More...
LUNN, Henry, Sir, (ed.). Ægean Civilizations : Lectures by Dr. Caton; L.R. Furneaux; The late Reverend J. Gow, D.D.; Sir George Greenhill; Dr. Grundy; The Venerable S.R. James, Archdeacon of Dudley; W. Allen Jamieson, M.D.; Walter Leaf, Litt.D.; The late Professor Sanday, and others. London : The Epworth Press, 1929. Fourth Edition. Pp (4),v-vii,(2),-. 8vo (145 x 220 mm), green cloth, with gilt lettering to spine.
From the Proceedings of the Hellenic Travellers' Club.
Sir Henry Simpson Lunn (b. July 30, 1859, Horncastle, Lincolnshire – d. March 18, 1939, London).
Preface ... View More...
University of California Press, Berkeley / Los Angeles, 1992, ISBN:0520073827
Seller ID: 112814
MYERS, J. Wilson, Eleanor Emlen MYERS, and Gerald CADOGAN (eds.). The Aerial Atlas of Ancient Crete. Berkeley / Los Angeles : University of CaliforniaPress, (1992). First Printing. Pp (11),[x]-xix,(5),-318,(4). Illustrate d. Large 4to, black cloth boards, green cloth spine, pale green lettering to spine, colour onlay to front board, in clear plastic dustjacket lettered in yellow. "This book marks an astonishing achievement in ancient Greek archaeology. Using twin cameras suspended from a 33-foot, four-finned balloon,Wilson and Ellie Myers have been able to photograph 44 archaeological s... View More...
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1969,
Seller ID: 73860
GARVIE, A.F. Aeschylus' Supplices : Play and Trilogy . Cambridge: at the University Press, 1969. First Printing. Pp. [i]-vii,(1),1-279,(1). 8vo, browncloth with gilt lettered black title block to spine, top edge dyed brown. A critical survey on the Supplices, traditionally dubbed as an "immature work of Aeschylus's youth" traditionally. Garvie, through the thorough examination of fragments of Aeschylus's surviving writings (Pap.Oxy 2256, fragment 3), espouses the theory that the surviving Supplices are actually part ofa trilogy, and was actually compiled later in his career, likely to ... View More...
Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, Toronto, 1926 : 1926
Seller ID: 101456
(AESOP). WETHERELL, J.E. Aesop in Verse. Drawings by E.L. Thomson. Toronto : The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1926. First Printing. "Printed in Canada". Pp. (6),vii-xvi,1-199,(1). 8vo (142 x 192 mm), red cloth, with gilt lettering to spine.
Whiteman, et al. A Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada, 300.
James Elgin Wetherell (b. September 20, 1851, Port Dalhousie, Upper Canada - d. October 20, 1940, Toronto). See the DCB, Volume XVI (1931-1940).
Lt. Colonel Edward Lionel Thomson, D.S.O. (b. June 7, 1879 - d. November 14, 1960).
A collection of a hundred of Aesop's fables rend... View More...
Williams and Norgate / Kemink and Son, London / Utrecht , 1868,
Seller ID: 80943
(AESCHYLUS). DAVIES, John Fletcher. The Agamemnon of Aeschylus. Revised andTranslated by John Fletcher Davies. London : Williams and Norgate / Utrech t : Kemink and Son, 1868. Pp [i]-xv,(1),-232. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Top spine torn, spine and edges worn, foxing to ednpapers, name, else very good. Inscribed by the author “J.B. Pratt, Esquire, with the Author's best regards. Dec. 13th 1872.”` . 50.00 View More...
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge , 1910,
Seller ID: 81641
(AESCHYLUS). HEADLAM, Walter. Agamemnon of Aeschylus. With Verse Translation, Introduction and notes by Walter Headlam. Cambridge : at the University Press, 1910. Pp [i]-x,(2),-265,(1). 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Wear to spine ends and corners, spine darkened, minor marking, else very good. . 35.00 View More...
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1979, ISBN:052122585x
Seller ID: 114640
TARN, W. W. Alexander the Great. [Volume] II. Sources and Studies. Ca,bridge [et al] : Cambridge University Press, (1979). Second Edition. Pp (8),viixiii,(1),1-,(3). Double-page Map. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Tarn's Alexander the Great, first published in 1948, has become a classic and its importance for subsequent Alexander studies can hardly be exaggerated. Based on a lifetime's work and elegantly and persuasively written, both volumes evoked immediate admiration - and very soon sharp reaction. Little has in fact appeared on Alexander over the last thirty years tha... View More...
Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 1969,
Seller ID: 100549
(AL-FARABI). MAHDI, Muhsin, trans. Alfarabi's Philosophy of Plato and Aristotle. Translated with an introduction by Muhsin Mahdi. [Foreword by Allan Bloom]. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, (1969). Revised Edition. Pp. (4),v-xxv,(3),3-158,(8). Small 8vo, brown card covers with white titles to front and spine. A volume in the Agora Paperback Editions series. Contents: 1. The Attainment of Happiness; 2. The Philosophy of Plato, Its Parts, the Ranks of Order of Its Parts, from the Beginning to the End; 3. The Philosophy of Aristotle, the Parts of His Philosophy, the Ranks of Order of Its Par... View More...
Adlard Coles / George G. Harrap / John De Graff, Inc., London / New York, 1961, : 1961
Seller ID: 100010
HAWARD, Peter J. All Seasons' Yachtsman. London : Adlard Coles in association with George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., and John De Graff, Inc., New York, (November 1961). First Printing. Pp [i]-ix,10-216,+ frontispiece + 14 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, silver vignette to front board, with silver lettering to spine. Toy 180.
1. Amateur turns professional. 2. Embayed in the Bristol Channel. 3. Raw delivery man. 4. Crews that have made it possible. 5. With Benbow to Italy. 6. Yacht delivery voyages in bad weather. 7. With Misha from Ireland. 8. Wensley's wave. 9. Cohoe and a winter gale. ... View More...
SHAW, P.E. American Contacts with the Eastern Churches, 1820-1870. Chicago, Ill. : The American Society of Church History, (1937). First Edition. Pp (4),i-iii,(1),5-208. 8vo (150 x 220 mm), original dark blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine.
Volume II in the Monographs in Church History series.
Plato Ernest Shaw, Ph.D. (b. April 2, 1883, Greece - d. August 5, 1947, New York) was Professor of Early Church History at Hartford Theological Seminary at the time of publication.
"[...] a thorough and exhaustive study of this neglected phase of modern missionary history. He has ut... View More...
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 Tr... View More...
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 View More...
Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, 1965,
Seller ID: 40788
WILLETTS, R.F. Ancient Crete : A Social History. From Early Times until theRoman Occupation. London : Routledge and Kegan Paul, (1965). Pp 197. 8vo, black cloth. A volume in the Studies in Social History series. Introductionto the main features of Cretan social history, dealing with the consquence s of the arrival of the Dorians in Crete, economic life, a discussion of the Cretan City-States and their government, law and legal procedure, serfs and slaves, social classes, education, religion, pirates and mercenaries. Vgin slightly rubbed dj. 30.00 View More...
Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2004, ISBN:0300100833
Seller ID: 113985
MILLER, Stephen G. Ancient Greek Athletics. New Haven and London : Yale University Press, (2004). First Printing. Pp. (8),vii-ix,(1),1-288,(4). Illustrated. Large 8vo, black cloth with silver lettering to spine.
"The earliest Olympic Games began more than twenty-five hundred years ago. What were they like, how were they organized, who participated? Were ancient sports a means of preparing youth for warfare? In this lavishly illustrated book, a world expert on ancient Greek athletics provides the first comprehensive introduction to the subject, vividly describing ancient sporting events and... View More...