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Five Comedies. Translated from the Greek, with a Foreword, Introductions to Each Comedy, and Notes By the Translator. Illustrated By Laszlo Matulay., Aristophanes
1 2454
Aristophanes
Five Comedies. Translated from the Greek, with a Foreword, Introductions to Each Comedy, and Notes By the Translator. Illustrated By Laszlo Matulay.
The World Publishing Company [The Living Library]
Cleveland and New York, 1948
Small 8vo. 7.5 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good


Laszlo Matulay.

288 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover, black cloth, red topstain to textblock, no jacket. Light rubbing to cloth at edges and corners, binding sound. Illustrations by Laszlo Maturay. Translated from the Greek, with a Foreword, Introductions to Each Comedy, and Notes By the Translator. Contents: Translator's Foreword; Introduction. The Knights; Introduction. Lysistrata; Introduction. The Clouds; Introduction. The Birds; Introduction. The Frogs. #2454.

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Klytaimnestra Who Stayed at Home, Bogen, Nancy
2 792
Bogen, Nancy
Klytaimnestra Who Stayed at Home
Lintel Press
Roanoke, Va., 1988
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Hardcover Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
0931642221 / 9780931642227

Alan Henderson
Signed by Author
8 vo. 240 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover in Very Good jacket. Grey cloth, faint foxing to upper text block edge else clean and unmarked. Front endpaper SIGNED: "#55 of 200 Nancy Bogen". Dust jacket in protective cover with light edge and corner wear, small chip top spine and lightly soiled spot bottom rear panel. Author's first novel, first printing thus. First printed as a paperback by Twickenharm Press, 1980. A classic Greek tale with a satiric twist- a novel about the Trojan War from a modern woman's point of view. ISBN 093164221. #792.

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Palamon and Arcite or the Knight's Tale from Chaucer., Dryden, John. Edited By May Estelle Cook.
3 1991
Dryden, John. Edited By May Estelle Cook.
Palamon and Arcite or the Knight's Tale from Chaucer.
Scott, Foresman & Co. [The Lake English Classics]
Chicago and New York, 1898
16mo - 5 Inches - 6 3/4 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good




173pgs. Very Good condition blue cloth hardcover, The Lake English Classis Series. Very faint rubbing to spine edges and corners, slight darkening of cloth to spine. Scant remnant of a previous owner's bookplate (art deco style?) on front endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked. Contents: Preface; Introduction: Chaucer, Dryden, The Story of Palamon and Arcite, Dryden's Style, Dryden's Estimate of Chaucer, Suggestions to Teachers, Bibliography; Text [with footnotes]; Notes; Glossary; Index. Laid in is a piece of ephemera-a vintage bookmark-from Scott Foresman & Co. Publishers, advertising Robert's Rules of Order, with a blurb about Mr. Robert Morris of Pennsylvania, seconded by Mr. John Rutledge of South Carolina, proposing George Washington for the President of the Convention. #1991.

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Apology, Phaedro and Crito of Plato; The Golden Sayings of Epictetus; The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius., Plato, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius
4 2080
Plato, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius
The Apology, Phaedro and Crito of Plato; The Golden Sayings of Epictetus; The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius.
P.F. Collier & Son, The Harvard Classics
New York, 1968
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Later Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good




8vo. 345 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover, dark green boards with gilt decoration and lettering to front board and spine. Very light shelf wear with a shallow bump to upper edge of boards, small 1/4 inch dark spot on upper textblock. Owner name crossed out on front endpaper, interior is clean, crisp and unmarked. Contents: The Apology, Phaedro and Crito of Plato as translated by Benjamin Jowett, The Golden Sayings of Epictetus as translated by Hastings Crossley, The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius as translated by George Long. #2080

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The Story of Medicine, Robinson, Victor, M.D.
5 2480
Robinson, Victor, M.D.
The Story of Medicine
Albert & Charles Boni
New York, 1931
8vo, 8.75 x 6 Inches
First Edition
Cloth Hardcover
No Jacket, Very Good




527 pgs. Very Good condition blue cloth hardcover, black and silver lettering and decoration to spine, silver caduceus of the medical profession decorates front board. Binding sound, light overall wear, with rubbing of cloth at edges and corners, binding sound, light blue stain to rear endpapers, small stylized bookseller ticket [Zeitlin Books, Los Angeles] of a grasshopper (?) at bottom inner corner of rear board. Author was professor of the History of Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia. Dedicated to Sir Ronald Ross, winner of Nobel Prize in medicine. Chapters: Medicine in the Stone Age, Medicine in Ancient Egypt, Medicine in Ancient Greece, Greek Medicine in Alexandria, Greek Medicine in Rome, Arabian Medicine in the Middle Ages, European Medicine in the Middle Ages, Medicine in the Renaissance, Medicine in the Seventeenth Century, Medicine in the Eighteenth Century, Modernization of Medicine, Medicine in America, Bibliogrphical Notes, Index of Individuals and Subjects. #2480.

Price: 16.00 USD
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The Anatomy of Drama, Thompson, Alan Reynolds
6 1708
Thompson, Alan Reynolds
The Anatomy of Drama
University of California Press
Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1942
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Hard Cover
Good, Very Good




xv.414 pgs. Very Good hardcover in Good dust jacket. Book has minimal shelfwear, contents clean and unmarked. Jacket with edge wear and small chips, general smudging to paper, price intact. Chapters: I. The Drama as a Narrative Medium: the varieties of narrative art, drama and fiction, drama and film; II. The Approach to Dramatic Criticism: the process of criticism, the ideal of pure art, the commercial motive, the reforming instinct; III. The Illusion of Reality: identification and detachment, drames and comedies, a classification of plays according to illusion; IV. The Sources of Dramatic Effect: the essentials of production, conventions, plot, emotion and conflict, surprise, suspense; V. Unity: unity of action, unity of the hero, unity of theme, the Greek and Medieval traditions, unity of feeling: the synthesis of incongrueties; VI. Comedy: historical background, the varieties of comic effect, the nature of comic laughter, the high comedy of Moliere, comedy since Moliere; VII. Melodrama and Tragedy: The Three Eras of Great Tragedy, the drama of thrills, the test of logic and the test of emotion, poetic justice versus admiration; VIII. The Dilemma of Modern Tragedy: honesty versus sublimity, the two roads, Eugene O'Neill, tragedy and faith; IX. The Modern Drame: Ibsen, Chekhov and Naturalism, Strindberg and Expressionism, the scope of modern drama; X. Drama and Poetry: the poetry of action, verse in modern tragedy; Appendix: Towards a Working Library, Index. #1708.

Price: 14.00 USD
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An Outline History of Greece, Vincent, John H. And James R. Joy
7 2417
Vincent, John H. And James R. Joy
An Outline History of Greece
Chatauqua Press, C.L.S.C. Department
New York, 1888
16mo - 4.5 By 6.75 Inches
No Additional Printings Indicated
Decorated Cloth Hardcover
Very Good




204 pgs. Very Good condition green cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, gilt and black C.L.S.C. medallion to front board. Light rubbing to edges and corners, smudge to cloth at upper left corner near decoration, binding sound, endpapers and text clean throughout. Two small ink marks encircle two letters of author name on title page. Illustrated with maps, charts and vignettes of ancient coins, portraits and icons. Prefatory Note and Introduction are followed by twenty-six historical and biographical chapters: The Land and the People, Earliest Greece: The Heroic Age, Earlier Greece: The Homeric Age, Early Greece: History and Tradition, Greater Greece: The Persian Wars, Athen Leads. Age of Pericles, Athens Leads. The Peloponnesian War, Sparta Leads, Thebes Leads, Macedon Leads. Philip's Conquests, Subject Greece. Rome. Byzantium. Turkey, The Men of Early Times, The Men of Greater Greece, The Men of Later Greece, General Review Outline, Pronunciation of Foreign Words and Names, index. #2417.

Price: 16.00 USD
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A Primer of the History of Mathematics, W.W. Rouse Ball
8 2409
W.W. Rouse Ball
A Primer of the History of Mathematics
Macmillan & Co. Ltd
London, 1927
16mo - 4.25 By 6.75 Inches
Sixth Issue
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good




149 pgs. Very Good condition light green cloth hardcover. Light rubbing to cloth at edges and corners, light general smudging to cloth, binding sound, owner name (Helen M Rice) on front endpaper. Occasional neat checkmarks in margins, text is otherwise clean and unmarked. Text is organized into 346 numerical articles with index at the rear. Contents: I. Introductory; II. Mathematics Under Greek Influence: 1. The Pythagorean, Athenian and Early Schools, 2. Development of (Synthetic) Geometry), 3. The Alexandrian Schools; III. The Mathematics of the Middle Ages: 1. The Rise of Learning in the West, 2. Introduction of Arabian and Greek Works. 3. The Arabic System of Numeration; IV. The Mathematics of the Renaissance: 1. Development of Algebra and Trigonometry, 2. Commencement of the Study of Mechanics; V. The Introduction of Modern Analysis: 1. Analytical Geometry, The Calculus, 2. Application to Mechanics, Gravitation, Etc., 3. Extended Use of Analytical Methods; VI. Mathematics of the Nineteenth Century: 1. Introduction of New Subjects and New Methods, 2. Recent Investigations. Index. #2409.

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche. Re-Told By Walter Pater from "The Golden Ass" of Lucius Apuleius., Walter Pater [Lusius Apuleius]
9 2404
Walter Pater [Lusius Apuleius]
The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche. Re-Told By Walter Pater from "The Golden Ass" of Lucius Apuleius.
The Heritage Press, Limited Editions Club
New York, 1951
Small 4to., 6.5 x10 Inches
No Additional Printings Indicated
Cloth Hardcover
Near Fine


Edmund Dulac

64 pgs. Near Fine condition cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to front and spine, clean, bright, unmarked. Rust colored cloth with matching text block edges. Very slight trace of rubbing to cloth at corners. Without slipcase or hourglass pamphlet. Illustrated frontis and five additional full page color illustrations by Edmund Dulac. Special edition by The Limited Editions Club for the George Macy Companys, Inc. Recounts the story as first set down by Lucius Apuleius in his "Transformations" (The Golden Ass), re-told by Walter Pater in his novel "Marius the Epicurean". The Prologue: How Marius Came Upon "The Golden Ass". The Story: The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche. #2404.

Price: 22.00 USD
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