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Meibom, Johann Heinrich: Maecenas, sive de C. Cilnii Maecenatis vita, moribus & rebus gestis: liber singularis. Accessit C. Pedonis Albinovani Maecenati scriptum epicedium, notis illustratum. Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden]: apud Johannem & Danielem Elsevier, 1653. Small 4to. (193 x 155mm), pp. [xii], 186, [viii], 11, [ix], including errata leaf usually lacking. Engraved portrait vignette to title-page, woodcut initials and head-pieces, small numismatic illustration in text. Sporadic light foxing a little heavier to a few leaves. Very neat modern binding, tan quarter calf, raised bands and red morocco gilt title label to spine, marbled boards, edges sprinkled red, endpapers renewed. Very slight shelf wear, a very good copy. An account of the early life of Gaius Cilnius Maecenas (68 BC–8 BC) the famous patron of letters (notably to the new generation of Augustan poets, including both Horace and Virgil), by the German physician and humanist Johann Heinrich Meibom (1590-1655). This copy includes the final errata leaf which, as Willems notes, appears to have been added afterwards and is missing in most examples. Schweiger II, 588; Willems 731   Ref: 52319 
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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 
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Meineke, Augustus: Analecta Alexandrina, Sive commentationes de Euphorione Chalcidensi Rhiano Cretensi Alexandro Aetolo Parthenio Niceano. Hildesheim: Georg Olms, 1964. Facsimile reprint of 1843 Berlin. 8vo., pp.vii, 440. Very clean internally. Light green cloth with black label to spine, gilt, top board sunned with light water stain to tail only, mild shelf-wear. Trivial foxing to preliminaries, but still a very good copy.   Ref: 46729 
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Missiou, Anna: The Subversive Oratory of Andokides. Politics, Ideology and Decision-making in Democratic Athens. Cambridge University Press, 1992. First edition. 8vo., pp. xii, 216.. Cloth, gilt-lettered, publisher's stamp to upper board, edges lightly dusted, almost fine. Cambridge Classical Studies.   Ref: 49746 
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Mortley, Raoul: The Idea of Universal History from Hellenistic Philosophy to Early Christian Historiography. Lewiston/Queenston/Lampeter: The Edwin Meller Press, 1996. First edition. 8vo., pp. ii, 233, iii. Black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, a little fading around boards, slight bumping to bottom edges of boards, two small marks to boards, edges lightly dusted, very good. Without dust-jacket. Author inscription to Averil Cameron. Texts and Studies in Religion, Volume 67.   Ref: 52106 
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Mosheim, John Laurence: (Vidal, Robert Studley, trans.:) Commentaries on the Affairs of the Christians Before the Time of Constantine the Great; or, an Enlarged View of the Ecclesiastical History of the First Three Centuries. Accompanied with Copious Illustrative Notes and References. London: printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies; J.G. and F. Rivington, 1813; 1813; 1835. 3 vols. (all published). 8vo., pp. [ii], xxiv, 347, [i]; xxxii, 388; xxxi, [i], 307. Foxed, toned to varying degrees, a few pencil annotations especially to front and rear blanks. Contemporary brown half sheep, gilt and blind tooled spines with green morocco labels, marbled paper boards, edges sprinkled red. Spines and corners worn and a little scraped, boards rubbed and their edges somewhat worn. Commentaries was Vidal's (1770-1841) major work of translation. A solicitor as well as an antiquary, during the 22 years between the publication of volumes two and three he published the third edition of Charles Watkins's A Treatise on Copyholds (1821), and the fifth edition of Sir Geoffrey Gilbert's The Law of Tenure (1824).   Ref: 46673 
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Murray, Gilbert: Hellenism and the Modern World, Six Talks on the Radio-Diffusion Française and the BBC. London: George, Allen & Unwin, 1953. First edition. 8vo., pp. 60, [iv]. Blue cloth, silver title to spine. Edges heavily foxed, good. Inscribed by the author to ffep.   Ref: 51161 
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Nagy, Gregory: Pindar's Homer. A Lyric Possession of an Epic Past. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990. First edition. 8vo., pp. viii, 523. Beige cloth, endcaps just starting to wear, tiny bump to top edge of upper board, edges slightly dusted, otherwise very good. Inter-Library Loan card loosely inserted. Some pencil annotations and underlining.   Ref: 50334 
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Nauck, August, ed.: Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in aedibus B.G. Teubneri, 1889. 2nd edition. 8vo., pp. xxvi, 1022. Later dark green half cloth, green textured boards, gilt title to spine. Edges a bit worn, upper joint beginning to split at head but binding sound, a little blue paper from original binding visible at hinges. Very good. Inscription of C.D.N. Costa dated 30. x. '84 to front paste-down.   Ref: 52071 
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Newton, C.T.: Travels and Discoveries in the Levant. Hidesheim, Georg Olms, 1989. Facsimile reprint of 1865 edition. 2 vols in one. 8vo., pp. xiv, [ii], 360; xiv, [ii], 275 + 2 frontispiece maps and numerous b/w illustrations. Green cloth with brown label to spine, gilt lettering. Very faint foxing to endpapers and edges, top edge a little dusty, very good. First published in London by Day & Son.   Ref: 46720 
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