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Dihle, Albrecht: (Krojzl, Clare, trans.:) A History of Greek Literature. From Homer to the Hellenistic Period. London: Routledge, 1994. First English edition. 8vo., pp. x, 332. Cloth, gilt-lettered, edges lightly dusted, almost fine.   Ref: 49669 
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Dindorf, William (ed.): Poetarum Scenicorum Graecorum, Aeschyli, Sophoclis, Euripidis et Aristophanis, Fabulae Superstites et Perditarum Fragmenta. Londini [London]: Jacobus Parker et Soc., 1868. Fifth edition. Large 8vo. (255 x 175mm), pp. [iv], 748. Gutter split after title page but holding firm, very mildly toned but clean. Contemporary tan calf presentation binding. Gilt spine with burgundy morocco label, gilt crest centrepiece, marbled edges and endpapers. Neatly rebacked, a little scuffed, inner hinges repaired with blue tape, very good. Printed presentation bookplate to front paste-down inscribed to William Hamilton from the University of Glasgow, dated 1870. Ownership inscription of the archaeologist J.L. Caskey to preliminary blank.   Ref: 48849 
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Dindorf, William (ed.:) Poetae Scenici Graeci. Accedunt Perditarum Fabularum Fragmenta. Lipsiae [Leipzig] and Londini [London]: Libraria Weidmannia and Black, Young et Young, 1830. Large 8vo. (255 x 170mm), pp. xxxi, [i], 766, 162. A little toned towards edges but generally bright, a few neat pencil annotations. Contemporary half dark green morocco, gilt title to spine, raised bands, marbled paper-covered boards. Rubbed, lower joint starting to split a little at head, boards worn with large patches of marbled paper lost, upper hinge splitting but sound. Ownership inscription of W.C. Cotton, 'Ch. Ch. 1833' and gift inscription 'To Martin, best wishes for Xmas 1979 from your loving wife', both to f.f.e.p..   Ref: 48731 
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Dio Chrysostom: (Dindorf, L., ed.:) Orationes. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Teubner, 1857. 2 vols. 8vo., pp. xlix, 435, [i]; [ii], 392. Text in Greek. Occasional annotations, some foxing towards the front of each volume. Slightly later black cloth, gilt titles to spines. Light shelf-wear, a little dusty, good sound copies. Bookplate in memory of S.T. Irwin (1876-1911) of Clifton College to front paste-down of each volume, and his ownership inscription to each ffep. Also to each pate-down, the inscription of C.D.N. Costa dated 1966.   Ref: 51239 
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Diogenes Laertius: (Cobet, C. G.; Westermann, A.; Boissonade, Jean François, ed.:) De Clarorum Philosophorum Vitis, Dogmatibus et Apophthegmatibus Libri Decem. Ex italicus codicibus nunc primum excussis recensuit C. Gabr. Cobet, accedunt Olympiodori, Ammonii, Iamblichi, Porphyrii et aliorum vitae Platonis, Aristotelis, Pythagorae, Plotini et Isidori Ant. Westermanno et Marini vita Procli J. F. Boissonadio e Parisiis [Paris]: Editore Ambrosio Firmin-Didot, 1878. Large 8vo. (260 x 170 mm), pp. [x], 319, [i], 182. Greek and Latin parallel texts. Some neat annotations, plus notes to rear endpapers. Red cloth, gilt title to spine, edges sprinkled red. Upper joint split but cords just holding, a bit rubbed, corners bumped but still a good, useful copy overall. Ownership inscriptions of C.D.N. Costa (dated 7.v.'65) to front paste-down, together with a tiny Blackwell's label and pencilled price of £3/3/-. To ffep, inscription of H.J. Rose (dated 2.III.'18) to ffep. This is likely to be Herbert Jennings Rose (1883-1961), now most remembered for his Handbook of Greek Mythology, originally published in 1928. Roses' Handbook formed the basis of The Routledge Handbook of Greek Mythology (Routledge 2004), and is still used today. In Firmin-Didot's Scriptorum Graecorum Bibliotheca series.   Ref: 52080 
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Diogenes Laertius: (Hubner, H.G., ed.:) De Vitis, Dogmatis et Apophthegmatis Clarorum Philosophorum Libri Decem. Hildesheim: Georg Olms, 1981. Facsimile reprint of 1828 edition. 4 vols. 8vo., pp. xxii, 379, [ii] + illustrations; vi, 814; x, vi, 7- 670; [iii], 724. Green cloth with red label to spine, gilt. Little shelf wear and minor marks. Spine in vol. II rubbed a little. Edges a little foxed, internally clean. Overall, very good.   Ref: 46989 
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Dionysius of Halicarnassus: (Roberts, W. Rhys, ed.:) The Three Literary Letters (Ep. ad Ammaeum I, Ep. ad Pompeium, Ep. ad Ammaeum II). The Greek Text Edited with English Translation, Fascimile, Notes, Glossary of Rhetorical and Grammatical Terms, Bibliography, and Introductory Essay on Dionysius as a Literary Critic. Cambridge University Press, 1901. First edition. 8vo., pp. xiv, 232 + frontispiece. Quarter red cloth backed burgundy boards, gilt, corners slightly bumped, a little foxing mainly to preliminaries, slightly slackened at gutters to top pp. xiv/1 & and bottom pp. 96/7, but still good. Edges uncut. 'Presentation Copy' perforated stamp to title page. Slight remaining hint of circular stamp to front paste-down. Ownership inscriptions of 'C.D.N. Costa, 20.iii 69' to front paste-down and 'Granville Conway, Cantarbrigiae, mensa Iulia.mcmxxxv' to ffep.   Ref: 50901 
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Dobson, William: Rambles by the Ribble. First Series. Preston & London: W. and J. Dobson, Chronicle Office & Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., 1864. Second edition. 8vo., pp.143, [iii]. Lacking all but the final leaf of 32-page publisher's catalogue at rear, a few spots and smudges but generally clean within. Grey paper covers. Spine covering and stab-stitching lost, gatherings therefore loose. Very worn, inkstaining to front cover.   Ref: 52165 
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Dorson, Richard M. (ed.): Peasant Customs and Savage Myths. Selections from the British Folklorists. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd., 1968. 2 vols. 8vo. Cloth, very good. Dustwrapper, price-clipped, rubbing to extremities, very good.   Ref: 32090 
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Downie, Janet: At the Limits of Art. A Literary Study of Aelius Aristides' Hieroi Logoi. Oxford University Press, 2013. 8vo., pp. x, 223, [i]. Black paper-covered boards, silver title to spine, top edge very slightly dusty, near fine. Dust-jacket with a little light shelf wear, but near fine.   Ref: 52137 
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