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Plutarch: (Bernardakis, G.N., ed.:) Moralia. Leipzig: B.G. Teubner, 1888; 1889; 1891; 1892. 4 vols. in 2. Small 8vo., pp. xcvi, 421; xxiv, 557; viiii, 586; lviii, 474. Quarter straight-grain morocco-backed marbled boards, gilt-lettered, joints, endcaps and corners worn, edges dusted, fore-edges uncut, end-papers marbled, still very good. Library numbers printed in gilt to spine, bookplates of Gerald Henry Rendall to front paste-downs, Colchester Public Library bookplates to front paste-downs, library holders to front paste-downs, remains of bookplates to f.f.e.p.s, Colchester Public Library stamps to rear to title pages, and the last pages. First four volumes only, of seven.   Ref: 48721 
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Plutarch: (Stewart, Aubrey, and Long, George, trans.:) Lives. London: George Bell & Sons, 1906. 4 vols. 8vo., pp. xxxii, 463, [i]; [viii], 487, [i]; [vi], 574; [vi], 674. Red cloth, gilt to spines and upper boards. Spines and board edges faded, endcaps worn, very good. Ownership inscription of C.D.N. Costa to each from paste-down. 'This translation of Plutarch's Lives was first published in 1880-1882 in Bohn's Standard Library [...] A revised edition was issued in 1883-4, and it has since been frequently reprinted. It is now added to the York Library, 1906.'   Ref: 51238 
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Podlecki, Anthony J.: Perikles and his Circle. London: Routledge, 1998. First edition. 8vo., pp. xvi, 248. Cloth, sliver-lettered, bottom edge slightly imperfectly trimmed but barely noticable, almost fine.   Ref: 48482 
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Pollux, Julius: (Lederlin, J.H.; Hemsterhuys, T.): Onomasticon Graece & Latine. Amstelaedami [Amsterdam], Ex Officina Wetsteniana 1706. 2 vols., folio, pp. [viii] 683 [i]; [ii] 687-1388 178 [x] + 1 folding plate. Half-title to each volume, to vol. I. an engraved title and engraved frontispiece with Amsterdam coat of arms, vol.I title page in red and black, woodcut initials, parallel Greek and Latin texts. Fold-out plate of coins before p.1027 in vol. II. The first page of text in each volume has a portion of its fore-edge margin excised, seemingly to remove ms. Occasional faint staining to fore-edge margins, a few wax spots, upper half of r.f.e.p. excised. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum, titles inked to spines, edges sprinkled red. Spines a little darkened, slightly grubby with a few small stains but a very good set. To the front of each volume a partially erased ownership inscription dated 1837. An interesting and important edition of the 2nd-century AD Greek thesaurus of Iulius Pollux, which had been begun and abandoned by Jean-Henri Lederlin (1672-1737). His replacement as editor, Tiberius Hemsterhuys (1685-1766), professor at Amsterdam, has "the honour of reviving the study of Greek in the Netherlands" (Sandys). For this edition he wrote for advice to Richard Bentley, the expert on Greek metre, but received his suggestions after the book went to press. Bentley later sent a long letter giving corrections to the texts of the fragments of comedy as found here in book 10. "So deep was [Hemsterhuys's] distress that he determined to abandon Greek for ever, and for two months did not dare to open a Greek book" (ibid.) Pollux is a source of information on many subjects, including theatre, the Athenian constitution, and the thirty-three terms of abuse for a tax-collector. The text survived only in interpolated copies of an early interpolated epitome. Schweiger I 270: "Gute Ausg." Sandys II 449; Hoffmann III, 262.   Ref: 50152 
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Pollux, Julius: (Lederlinus, J.H., and T. Hemsterhuis, comm.:) Onomasticum Graece & Latine. Post egregiam illam Wolfgangi Seberi editionem denuo immane quantum emendatum, suppletum, & illustratum, ut docebunt praefationes ; praeter W. Seberi notas olim editas ; accedit commentarius doctissimus Gothofredi Jungermanni, nunc tandem a tenebris Amstelaedami: ex Officina Wetsteniana, 1706. 2 vols. Folio, pp. [viii], 48, 683, [i]; [ii], 687-1388, [xvi], 178, [x] + folding plate to vol. II. Addtional engraved title page and frontispiece, title page in red and black, woodcut initials. Very occasional light foxing and patchy toning, a few tiny wax spots but generally clean within. Slightly later lightly speckled brown calf, ornate gilt spines with terracotta-coloured morocco labels, edges sprinkled red. Joints cracking but cords holding firm, endcaps worn with some loss, a bit rubbed, corners bumped, a little creasing to endpapers. A good, attractive set. Wellington College Boys' Library bookplate to each front paste-down. The Onomasticon, a 2nd century AD thesaurus of Attic Greek phrases which preserves much significant material, as edited primarily by J. H. Lederlin - with the last three books taken care of by Hemsterhuis. The edition impressed Bentley, who sent Hemsterhuis an admiring letter, including some conjectures of his own on the text (and it is said that the brilliance of these conjectures nearly put the Dutch scholar off any future attempts at Greek).   Ref: 51003  show full image..
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Pomponius Mela: De Situ Orbis Libri III Cum Indice Rerum et Pronunciatione Prosodica Nominum Propriorum in Difficilioribus Notata [...] Lipsiae [Leipzig]: ex officina Caroli Tauchnitii, 1831. 12mo., pp. [ii], 112. Toned, slightly foxed. Original printed wrappers bound in. Later blind-tooled vellum, smudged but very good. Illegible ownership inscription to title-page. Editio stereotypa.   Ref: 48754 
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Pomtow, [Hans Rudolf] (ed.:) Poetae Lyrici Graeci Minores. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: apud S.Hirzelium, 1885. 2 vols. in 1. 12mo., pp.355, [i]; 396. Includes separate title page to vol. II. A little toned but generally clean and bright, gutter split after title-page though holding firm. Later blue cloth, black morocco gilt title label to spine. Spine a little darkened, slightly rubbed but very good. Unobtrusive Blackwell's label to front paste-down. Ownership inscription of E.R. Copleston to f.f.e.p.. A scholar and editor of the classics, Pomtow (1859-1925) was also an important explorer of Delphi where he lead early excavations.   Ref: 48763 
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Powell, Anton & Hodkinson, Stephen (eds.): The Shadow of Sparta. London: Routledge, 1994. First edition. 8vo., pp. vii, 408. Blue cloth, silver-lettered, top edge slightly dusted, very good.   Ref: 50094 
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Pritchard, David M.: Sport, Democracy, and War in Classical Athens. Cambridge University Press, 2013. First edition. 8vo., pp. xii, 251. Cloth, gilt-lettered, as new.   Ref: 49487 
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Propertius, Sextus Aurelius: [Broekhuizen, Joan van, ed.:] Elegiarum, libri quatuor : ad fidem veterum membranarum sedulo castigati. Accedunt notae, & terni indices; quorum primus omnes voces Propertianas complectitur. Amstelaedami [Amsterdam]: Henricum Wetstenium & Rod. & Gerh. Wetstenios, 1702. Small 4to. (240 x 180mm), pp. [xxviii], 423, [ci]. Title page in red and black with engraved vignette. Library inkstamps to title-page and preliminary blanks, small closed tear to fore-edge margin p.61 not affecting text, top of head margins a little toned. Contemporary vellum, gilt tan calf label to spine, edges faintly sprinkled red. Smudged and a little darkened in places, front joint and corners a bit worn, paste-downs loosening, some loss to head of f.f.e.p. (apparently to remove an inscription), edges dusty. Metropolitan Special Collections Southwark library inkstamps, plus remains of library label to front paste-down. Leaf of Latin notes in an old hand loosely inserted to rear. Described by Dibdin as a 'very valuable' edition. The first major work of Joan van Broekhuizen (1649-1707), initially an army-man, where he became friends with Graevius (who reportedly arranged for his pardon for duelling, through Nicholas Heinsius). After retiring from the army he turned to scholarship, also producing an edition of Tibullus and composing poetry in Latin. Dibdin (4th edn.) I 384; Brunet IV 904   Ref: 46433 
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