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[Lyttelton, George, Lord:] Observations on the Life of Cicero. London: Printed by J. Wright. 1733. 8vo., pp. [vi], 50. Author's name written on title-page in an early hand. Recent quarter calf by David Bourn of Darlington, marbled boards, red morocco spine label lettered vertically in gilt. The first edition of these observations by Lord George Lyttelton (1709-1773), produced the same year as his uncle Viscount Cobham began his opposition to Walpole's government; Lyttelton then entered politics as one of 'Cobham's Cubs', known primarily for their youth, patriotism, and Ciceronian rhetoric. ESTC T41818.   Ref: 36988 
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Lyttelton, [G.W.] & Gladstone, W.E.: Translations. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1861. First edition. 8vo., pp. [ii], iv, 151, [i]. Parallel texts and translations. Odd spots of foxing but generally clean. Contemporary quarter leather, skiver or similar, with pinkish textured cloth boards, top edge gilt and others uncut, grey endpapers. Spine a little rubbed and scratched, some loss to headcap, boards faded. Still very good overall. To front endpapers: remains of a removed bookseller's label (possibly French) and inscription of Vincent Gray. Mostly illegible gift inscription, surname possibly James, dated 1818 to title-page. To rear end paper: small paper label, 'Bound by Burn 37 & 38 Kirby St.'. Issued in February 1861, one of 500 copies on vellum-paper (a further 25 were issued on large paper). Includes translations: into Greek (Milton, Dryden etc.); into Latin (Gray, Tennyson etc.); from Greek (Aeschylus, Homer); from Latin (Horace, Catullus); and others into English, e.g. Dante and Schiller.   Ref: 52044 
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MacMullen, Ramsay: Soldier and Civilian in the Later Roman Empire. Harvard University Press, 1967. First reprint. Small 8vo., pp. x, 217 + 4 plates. Cloth, gilt-lettered. Top edge a little dusty. Price-clipped dust-jacket with 1.7cm closed tear to rear head edge, spine sunned and a bit tattered at head, horizontal scratch across front, a bit shelf worn but still very good. Ownership inscription of J.G.F. Hind, School of History, Univ. of Leeds to ffep.   Ref: 51980 
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Maltby, Edward: A New and Complete Greek Gradus, or Poetical Lexicon of the Greek Language. With a Latin and English Translation; an English-Greek Vocabulary; and a Treatise on Some of the Principal Rules for Ascertaining the Quantity of Syllables, and on the Most Popular Greek Metres. London: printed for T. Cadell, C.J.G. and F. Rivington et al. 1830. 8vo., pp. xxiii, [i], 779, [i]. A little sporadic light foxing, some smudgy marks and two faded signatures (one dated 1871) to title-page. Contemporary brown polished sheep, gilt spine with dark brown morocco label, edges lightly sprinkled brown. Spine and edges rubbed with some peeling, joints and endcaps worn, some fading to rear board but still a good, sound copy. To ffep, 'Ex Libris Geoffreii Alani Pauli, MCMLVIII'. Maltby's Lexicon Graeco-prosodiacum, as it was titled when first published in 1815, was based on Thomas Morell's Thesaurus of 1762. It went through two full editions and three abridged versions.   Ref: 51959 
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Marmodoro, Anna & Hill, Jonathan, eds.: The Author's Voice in Classical and Late Antiquity. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. First edition. 8vo., pp. xviii, 420. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, edges lightly dusted, near fine. Dust-jacket, a little shelf wear, near fine.   Ref: 51929 
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Marmodoro, Anna & Hill, Jonathan, eds.: The Author's Voice in Classical and Late Antiquity. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. First edition. 8vo., pp. xviii, 420. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, edges lightly dusted, very good. Dust-jacket, a little shelf wear, very good.   Ref: 51930 
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[Martial] Martialis, Marcus Valerius: (Farnaby, Thomas, ed.:) Epigrammata. Amsterdami: apud Joannem Jonssonium, 1645. 12mo., pp. [xii], 456. Woodcut device to title-page. Slightly foxed throughout, occasional light spots and smudges. Slightly later vellum, gilt title within border to spine, all edges coloured red. Vellum a litlte greyed with a few smudgy marks, some pencilled numbers to front endpapers. A good, sound copy. Thomas Farnaby (1574/5–1647) was a celebrated schoolteacher and grammarian. 'The success of his establishment allowed Farnaby to devote himself to a long-held obsession: the systemization of the grammatical principles of classical Latin and Greek in print. Commencing with the satires of Juvenal and Persius (1612), he annotated many of the classical authors—Seneca, Martial, Lucan, Ovid, Virgil, and Terence—in a manner intended to render their works intelligible to schoolboys [...] He also corresponded with the Dutch intellectuals Gerardus Johannes Vossius and Daniel Heinsius, both of whom acknowledged their own debts to his learning.' (ODNB) His edition of Martial first appeared in London in 1615.   Ref: 51881 
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[Medici Society] Caesar: (Holmes, T. Rice, ed.:) Commentarii Rerum in Gallia Gestarum VII Accedit Auli Hirti Commentarius. London: Riccardi Press for the Medici Society, 1914. 8vo., pp. xi, [iii], 249, [i]. Unusually bright internally. Quarter beige buckram, pale blue paper-covered boards, printed paper labels to spine and upper board, edges uncut. Free endpapers a little toned, very good indeed. Small bookseller's label of W. Heffer & Sons, Cambridge to front paste-down. Number 447 of a limited edition of 525, of which 500 were offered for sale.   Ref: 51983 
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[Medici Society] Virgil: (Nettleship, H. & Postgate, J.P., eds.:) Opera Omnia. London: Riccardi Press for Macmillan and the Medici Society, 1912. 2 vols. 8vo., pp. [viii], 201, [iii]; [xii], 214, [ii]. Unusually bright and clean internally. Quarter beige buckram, pale blue paper-covered boards, printed paper labels to spine and upper board, edges uncut. Free endpapers a little toned, very good indeed. Number 458 of a limited edition of 525, of which 500 were offered for sale.   Ref: 51984 
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Meier, Christian: (Webber, Andrew, trans.:) The Political Art of Greek Tragedy. Cambridge: Polity Press, 1993. First English edition. 8vo., pp. viii, 238. Cloth, silver-lettered, minor shelf wear, edges lightly dusted, very good.   Ref: 49624 
£35
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