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Aristophanes: The Eleven Comedies, Aristophanes
1 Aristophanes: The Eleven Comedies Aristophanes
Hardcover. 7th printing hardcover with dustjacket 1943 Liveright Publishing Corp. Black and Gold edition. HEAVY WEAR to jacket: several archivally-repaired rips; chips; chunk gone from top spine. Age-tanning to jacket and pages. Spine is loose but holding. Text legible, clean, and unmarked. Good vintage reading / research copy. 480 pages. Language: English (translated from the Greek; this translation originally appeared under the imprint of the Athenian Society in London). NOTE: Oversize format; cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope. '[C]ontains the complete, unabridged text, an introduction to each comedy, and elucidatory notes for the following: The Knights, The Acharnians, Peace, Lysistrata, The Clouds, The Wasps, The Birds, The Frogs, The Thesmophoria, The Ecclesia, and Plutus.'--from jacket flap. Keywords: ancient Greece, classic, poetry, theater, theatre, play, satirist, satire. No ISBN. [code J] 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Selected Letters of Cicero, Text Edition, Cicero; Abbott, Frank Frost (editor)
2 Selected Letters of Cicero, Text Edition Cicero; Abbott, Frank Frost (editor)
Paperback. Softcover published 1897 by Ginn and Co., The Atheneum Press, Boston. Card-stock covers are soiled and grubby. High school inkstamp on title page. Binding is still solid, but because of its age should be handled gently to avoid cracking the spine. Light age-tanning to pages. Text clean and unmarked. Good reading/research copy. 183 pages; Critical Appendex. Language: LATIN. College Series of Latin Authors, edited by Clement Lawrence Smith and Tracy Peck. Keywords: Marcus Tullius Cicero, classics, classical, literature, correspondence, Atticus, ancient, Rome, Roman, foreign language. No ISBN. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Menaechmus Twins, and Two Other Plays, Plautus; Casson, Lionel (translator)
3 The Menaechmus Twins, and Two Other Plays Plautus; Casson, Lionel (translator)
0393006026 / 9780393006025 Good. 
Paperback. Softcover reprint of 1971 edition published by W. W. Norton. Light wear; light age-tanning to pages. Text clean and unmarked; no creases; binding tight. Great reading/research copy. 237 pages; Biographical Note. Language: English (translated from the Latin and edited by Lionel Casson). Includes the title play plus 'Pseudolus' and 'The Rope (Rudens)'. Cover art by Gail Garraty. Keywords: literature, drama, comedy, Titus Maccius Plautus, ancient Rome, Roman, classics, theater, theatre, farce, mistaken identity. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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4 The Odyssey of Homer Homer; Butler, Samuel (translator)
Very Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover published 1944 by Classics Club / Walter J. Black, Inc. NO DUSTJACKET. Only light wear. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 306 pages; map. Introduction by Louse Ropes Loomis. Language: English (translated from the Greek by Samuel Butler). Black-and-white decorations by Lucy Cores. Tan cloth-covered boards with red-and-gold CC logo on front; gilt titles on red and black with decorative borders on spine. Keywords: literature, Western civilization, ancient Greece, Odysseus, Telemachus, Penelope, Circe, Cyclops Polyphemus, Sirens, Calypso, Scylla and Charybdis. No ISBN. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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