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  • Aesop’s Fables. (Arthur Rackham SIGNED)Aesop’s Fables. (Arthur Rackham SIGNED) Quick View
    • Aesop’s Fables. (Arthur Rackham SIGNED)Aesop’s Fables. (Arthur Rackham SIGNED) Quick View
    • Aesop’s Fables. (Arthur Rackham SIGNED)

    • £1,200.00
    • "The peculiar secret of Rackham's success in seizing upon the essence of the human and portraying it in animal form, which is after all the basic device of the morality, is unwittingly touched upon in Chesterton's delightful introduction to the 1912 edition of Aesop's Fables: 'There can be no good…
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    • Pompeian Dog

    • £30.00
    • Trypanis moved the UK from his native Greece to become Professor of Byzantine and Modern Greek at Oxford in 1947. This is his 3rd collection of poems. He moved to the USA in 1968, and then returned to Greece to become Minister of Culture and Sciences in 1974-1977.
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  • Pompeii, a novelPompeii, a novel Quick View
    • Pompeii, a novelPompeii, a novel Quick View
    • Pompeii, a novel

    • £12.00
    • A sweltering week in late August; where better to enjoy the last days of summer than on the beautiful Bay of Naples? All along the coast, the Roman Empire's richest citizens are relaxing in their luxurious villas. The world's largest navy lies peacefully at anchor in Misenum. The tourists are…
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  • The Oxford Book of Greek Verse in TranslationThe Oxford Book of Greek Verse in Translation Quick View
    • The Oxford Book of Greek Verse in TranslationThe Oxford Book of Greek Verse in Translation Quick View
    • The Oxford Book of Greek Verse in Translation

    • £40.00
    • Designed 'both for Greekless readers and for those who require help in reading and appreaiting the origiinal. Every piece in the Greek book is translated, usually into verse; but specimens are also giving of prose translations by Henry Fielding, Walter pater, Samuel Butler, T. E. Lawrence, and others. Altogether about…
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  • The Praise SingerThe Praise Singer Quick View
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    • The Praise Singer

    • £50.00
    • The great lyric poet Simonides lived in ancient Greece when tyrants kept an unsteady rule and poetry, music, and royal patronage combined to produce a flowering of the arts. Born into a stern farming family on the island of Keos, Simonides escapes his harsh childhood through a lucky apprenticeship with…
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  • Aesop’s Fables. (Arthur Rackham SIGNED)Aesop’s Fables. (Arthur Rackham SIGNED) Quick View
    • Aesop’s Fables. (Arthur Rackham SIGNED)Aesop’s Fables. (Arthur Rackham SIGNED) Quick View
    • Aesop’s Fables. (Arthur Rackham SIGNED)

    • £1,200.00
    • "The peculiar secret of Rackham's success in seizing upon the essence of the human and portraying it in animal form, which is after all the basic device of the morality, is unwittingly touched upon in Chesterton's delightful introduction to the 1912 edition of Aesop's Fables: 'There can be no good…
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  • Peter Pan & WendyPeter Pan & Wendy Quick View
  • Pompeian DogPompeian Dog Quick View
    • Pompeian DogPompeian Dog Quick View
    • Pompeian Dog

    • £30.00
    • Trypanis moved the UK from his native Greece to become Professor of Byzantine and Modern Greek at Oxford in 1947. This is his 3rd collection of poems. He moved to the USA in 1968, and then returned to Greece to become Minister of Culture and Sciences in 1974-1977.
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  • Pompeii, a novelPompeii, a novel Quick View
    • Pompeii, a novelPompeii, a novel Quick View
    • Pompeii, a novel

    • £12.00
    • A sweltering week in late August; where better to enjoy the last days of summer than on the beautiful Bay of Naples? All along the coast, the Roman Empire's richest citizens are relaxing in their luxurious villas. The world's largest navy lies peacefully at anchor in Misenum. The tourists are…
    • Add to basket
  • The Oxford Book of Greek Verse in TranslationThe Oxford Book of Greek Verse in Translation Quick View
    • The Oxford Book of Greek Verse in TranslationThe Oxford Book of Greek Verse in Translation Quick View
    • The Oxford Book of Greek Verse in Translation

    • £40.00
    • Designed 'both for Greekless readers and for those who require help in reading and appreaiting the origiinal. Every piece in the Greek book is translated, usually into verse; but specimens are also giving of prose translations by Henry Fielding, Walter pater, Samuel Butler, T. E. Lawrence, and others. Altogether about…
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  • The Praise SingerThe Praise Singer Quick View
    • The Praise SingerThe Praise Singer Quick View
    • The Praise Singer

    • £50.00
    • The great lyric poet Simonides lived in ancient Greece when tyrants kept an unsteady rule and poetry, music, and royal patronage combined to produce a flowering of the arts. Born into a stern farming family on the island of Keos, Simonides escapes his harsh childhood through a lucky apprenticeship with…
    • Add to basket
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