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Category: All Categories: Fiction: Historical: Ancient Historical Fiction
73 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Auel, Jean M.  
The Shelters of Stone: Earth's Children.

Publisher: New York: Crown, 2002..
ISBN: 9780609610596 1st edition, 1st printing. 753 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh, unread copy. Hardback

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2.
Auel, Jean M.  
The Land of Painted Caves: A Novel.

Publisher: New York: Crown, 2011..
ISBN: 9780517580516 1st edition, 1st printing. 757 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

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3.
Auel, Jean M.  
The Mammoth Hunters.

Publisher: New York: Crown Publishers, 1985..
ISBN: 9780517556276 1st edition, 1st printing. 645 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

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4.
Auel, Jean M.  
The Mammoth Hunters.

Publisher: New York: Crown Publishers, 1985..
ISBN: 9780517556276 1st edition, 1st printing. 645 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Near Fine dust jacket (price-clipped). A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

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5.
Berry, Erick, Illustrated by the Author  
Honey on the Nile
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Publisher: Oxford University Press, London, 1938.
G- cloth hardback, gilt lettering, no DJ. Spine is very faded and edge worn. Cover is faded across top, chipped and bumped. Binding tight. Printed end papers are tanned. Pp are G+, lightly tanned. 9vo, 224 pp with illustrations, plus biblio and captions.

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6.
Dolan, Mary  
HANNIBAL Scourge of Imperial Rome (orig. Hannibal of Carthage)
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Publisher: Avon NY 1958.
2nd printing, Sept. 1958; #T-151. Cover is uncredited. Mass Market Paperback Very Good+

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7.
Downie, Ruth.  
Terra Incognita: A Novel of the Roman Empire.

Publisher: New York: Bloomsbury USA, 2008..
ISBN: 9781596912328 1st U.S. edition, 1st printing. 384 pp. As New book (no markings) / As New dust jacket (price not clipped). Clean and fresh. A new copy. Hardcover

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8.
Drury, Allen  
RETURN TO THEBES

Publisher: Doubleday & Co. Garden City, NY 1977.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner stamped wear at edges; Akhenaton, his beautiful wife, Nefertiti, and Tutankhamon, his younger brother and successor as Pharaoh, and all their powerful family live out their lives in the court of Eighteenth-Dynasty Egypt ; 272 pages

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9.
Ebers. Georg  
The Emperor, A Romance - Volume II
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Publisher: William S, Gottsburger, New York, 1881.
G- cloth hardback, faded gilt lettering, no DJ. Cover with frayed spine edges, bumped corners, edge wear, faded spine, some scuffs. Hinge cracked not loose at title page. End papers water marked, with small bookstore label, inked owners name on FFP. Pp are lightly tanned, a few with light spots. 16mo, 322 pp.

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10.
Ferval, Claude. Poindexter, M. F., translator. [Cleopatra]  
Cleopatra. Translated by M. F. Poindexter.

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City Pub. Co. Inc., 1927. The Star Series.
vii, [1], 321 p., 21 cm. First pub. 1924. Chapters: Julius Caesar; Alexandria; Mark Antony; Cleopatra; The Inimitables; Antony's Wives; The Marriage at Antioch; The Two Rivals; Actium; The Death. Black cloth stamped in gold; spine faded, no dj; VG. stock#34932 {ns}.

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11.
Fisher, Vardis.  
Island of the Innocent: A Novel of Greek and Jew in the Time of the Maccabees (Testament of Man Series).

Publisher: New York: Abelard Press, 1952..
Mixed edition This is the first edition Abelard sheets in an Allan Swallow cover and dustjacket. The jacket notes the coming publication of the 12th book in the series which took place in 1960. Octavo in light blue cloth stamped in dark blue. 448 pages. The seventh book in Fisher's epic 12 volume series on the development of mankind, this one concerning the clash of Jewish and Hellenic culture in the second century BC. Front hinge is shaken, covers with a couple of minor fade spots, spine and edges faded. Otherwise a clean, sound book. The jacket spine is dulled, edges a bit soiled, a couple of short tears at folds. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket

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12.
Fisher, Vardis.  
Intimations of Eve (Testament of Man Series).

Publisher: New York: Vanguard Press, 1946..
Mixed edition This is the first edition Vanguard sheets in an Allan Swallow cover and dustjacket. The jacket notes the 11th book in the series which places this in the late 1950's. Octavo in light blue cloth stamped in dark blue. 331 pages. The third novel in Fisher's epic 12 volume series on the development of mankind, this one on the concept of the mother in prehistoric times. Minimal edge wear to this otherwise clean, sound book. The jacket spine is dulled, and the extremities lightly worn, but otherwise complete and clean. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dustjacket

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13.
Fisher, Vardis.  
Jesus Came Again: A Parable (Testament of Man Series).

Publisher: Denver: Allan Swallow, 1956..
First Edition Octavo in light blue cloth stamped in dark blue. 359 pages. The eighth novel in Fisher's epic 12 volume series on the development of mankind, this one on the early history of Christianity. Minimal edge wear, and minor paper toning to this otherwise clean, sound book. The jacket spine is darkened, and the extremities lightly worn with minor loss of material, but otherwise complete and clean. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket

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14.
Gear, W Michael, and Kathleen O'Neal Gear.  
The Betrayal: The Lost Life of Jesus: A Novel.

Publisher: New York: Forge Books, 2008..
ISBN: 9780765315465 1st edition, 1st printing. 384 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

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15.
Graves, Robert  
HOMER'S DAUGHTER
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Publisher: Pyramid Books New York 1966.
First Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges. Yellowing on inside covers; Mass Market PB; 254 pages

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16.
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985  
Claudius, The God and his wife Messalina

Publisher: New York, Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1935.
583 p. illus. (map) fold. geneal. tables. 22 cm. Novel, a sequel to I, Claudius, told in the first person by Claudius, Emperor of Rome, 10 B.C.-54 A.D. Stock# 39,833x. Good+, spine faded no dj.

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17.
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985  
Claudius the God and his Wife Messalina. The Rroublesome Reign of Tiberius Claudius Caesar, Emperor...
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Publisher: NY, H. Smith & R. Haas, 1935.
583 p., illus. (map), fold. geneal. tables; 22 cm. Title continues: "of the Romans (born B.C. 10, died A.D. 54), as described by himself: also his murder at the hands of the notorious Agrippina (mother of the Emperor Nero) and his subsequent deification, as described by others." Stock#45225. Good, well read / no dj.

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18.
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985.  
Hercules, My Shipmate. A Novel By Robert Graves.

Publisher: NY, Creative Age Press [c1945]. 'A Wartime Book'.
x, 464 p., endpaper maps; 21 cm. First published London, Cassell, 1944, as The Golden Fleece. This is the first U.S. edition. A closely-woven story of Jason, the Argonauts, and the Golden Fleece. Oatmeal cloth stamped in blue & gold; no dj; covers stained, ink owner name; good. stock#102301.

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19.
Hersey, John  
CONSPIRACY
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Publisher: Random House New York NY 1972.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. Sticker tear on front of DJ; Believing that Nero's life is being threatened, the secret police set out to investigate the conspiracy. ; 274 pages

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20.
Hersey, John  
CONSPIRACY
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Publisher: Random House New York NY 1972.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner inscribed DJ slightly chipped; Believing that Nero's life is being threatened, the secret police set out to investigate the conspiracy.

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21.
Hersey, John  
CONSPIRACY
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Publisher: Random House New York NY 1972.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Believing that Nero's life is being threatened, the secret police set out to investigate the conspiracy.

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22.
Hersey, John  
CONSPIRACY
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Publisher: Random House New York NY 1972.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Believing that Nero's life is being threatened, the secret police set out to investigate the conspiracy. ; 274 pages

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23.
Holland, Cecelia  
PILLAR OF THE SKY
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Publisher: Alfred A Knopf New York NY 1985.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; Two thousand years ago, at the site of Stonehenge, an outcast child grows up to become chief of the People and, guided by the women, to rebuild the ring of stones.; 471 pages

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24.
Ingraham, J. H.; Victor A. Searles, Illustrator  
The Pillar of Fire, or Israel in Bondage
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Publisher: Little, Brown and Co., Boston, 1900.
G cloth hardback, silver lettering and decoration, no DJ. Cover with bent spine edges, small tear at top spine edge, bumped corners, scuffs. Binding a little shaky but not loose. End papers with very light spotting. Pp are VG, slightly toned. 8vo, 596 pp with tissue-protected frontispiece of Moses, b/w illustrations, plus appendix and several pages of publications.

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25.
Jennings, Gary, Robert Gleason and Junius Podrug, .  
Aztec Fire.

Publisher: New York: Forge Books, 2008..
ISBN: 9780765317032 1st edition, 1st printing. 400 pp. As New book (no markings) / As New dust jacket (price not clipped). Clean and fresh. A new copy. Hardcover

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26.
Leckie, Ross  
HANNIBAL
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Publisher: Regnery Publishing Washinton DC 1996.
Advance Review Copy Softcover Very Good- with no dust jacket; Water stain at lower edge. ; Presents a fictionalized account of Hannibal's command of the Carthaginian army and its invasion of Italy in the third century B.C.; 245 pages

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27.
Llywelyn, Morgan  
HORSE GODDESS
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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Boston 1982.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; The adventures and exploits of Epona--who flees her Celtic trible with the Scythian warrior, Kazhak, and battles the menacing Shapechanger--shape the legends that make her a goddess.; 417 pages

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28.
Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, 1803-1873.  
The Last Days of Pompeii, by the author of

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, 1876.
[iv], 153- 291, 4, [4] p., 23 cm. Series: Harper's Library of Select Novels No 6. Bulwer's historical novel of Rome, first published London, 1834, was a "spectacular success". Bulwer's novels were the anchor of this Harper series: eleven of the first sixteen of its 464 titles were his work. The Last Days of Pompeii was advertised as early as 1872. Stock#43783. Good+.

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29.
Lytton, Sir Edward Bulwer  
LAST DAYS OF POMPEII

Publisher: Thomas Nelson London 1908.
Reprint Flexible leather Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; 535 pages

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30.
Lytton, Sir Edward Bulwer  
RIENZI The Last of the Roman Tribunes
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Publisher: John Wanamaker Philadelphia N.D..
Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Bookplate. Previous owner's name. Spine weak; Columbine Library; 285 pages

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31.
Lytton, Sir Edward Bulwer  
LAST DAYS OF POMPEII

Publisher: Nelson Doubleday Garden City , NY 1946.
Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; 391 pages

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32.
Mailer, Norman  
ANCIENT EVENINGS

Publisher: Little Brown Boston, MA 1983.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; In the Egypt of the nineteenth and twentieth dynasties--1290-1100 B. C. --Menenhetet is reincarnated three times, his fate taking him from peasant childhood, to power as the pharaoh's most intimate adviser, to the squalor of grave robbing. ; Book Club Edition

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33.
Mailer, Norman  
ANCIENT EVENINGS

Publisher: Little Brown Boston, MA 1983.
Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; In the Egypt of the nineteenth and twentieth dynasties--1290-1100 B. C. --Menenhetet is reincarnated three times, his fate taking him from peasant childhood, to power as the pharaoh's most intimate adviser, to the squalor of grave robbing. ; 709 pages

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34.
Masefield, John  
TAKING OF HELEN AND OTHER PROSE SELECTIONS
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Publisher: Macmillan New York, NY 1924.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; 169 pages

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35.
McCullough, Colleen  
GRASS CROWN
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Publisher: William Morrow New York NY 1991.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; The lives of ancient Rome's men--general Gaius Marius and his rival Lucius Cornelius Sulla--unfold amid Republican Rome's struggle in a world of treachery and barbarism.; 894 pages

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36.
McCullough, Colleen.  
Caesar: Let the Dice Fly (Masters of Rome, 5).

Publisher: New York: Morrow, 1997..
ISBN: 9780688093723 The fifth book in the Masters of Rome series. 1st edition, 1st printing. 664 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

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37.
Miller, Ellizabeth  
YOKE A Romance of the Days when the Lorde Redeemed the Children of Israelfrom the Bondage of Egypt
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Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Indianapolis, IN 1904.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; Margaret Armstrong Cover; B&W Illustrations; 619 pages

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38.
Perkins, J. R.  
THE EMPEROR'S PHYSICIAN
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Publisher: Pocket NY 1947.
1st printing, Oct./Nov. 1947; #481. Cover art is uncredited. Page 1 tear; mild tanning. Appears Very Good+ to Near Fine. Mass Market Paperback Very Good

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39.
Perkins, J. R.  
THE EMPEROR'S PHYSICIAN
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Publisher: Pocket NY 1947.
1st printing, Oct./Nov. 1947; #481. Cover art is uncredited. Color chipping off along front spine edge, else nice. Mass Market Paperback Very Good

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40.
Renault, Mary  
PRAISE SINGER
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Publisher: Pantheon New York NY 1978.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. Bookstore stamp; Book Club Edition; 254 pages

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41.
Renault, Mary  
MASK OF APOLLO
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Publisher: Random House New York NY 1966.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. Exlibrary with markings. DJ has surface tear on spine; Ex-Library; 371 pages

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42.
Renault, Mary  
FUNERAL GAMES The Combat of Alexander's Heirs
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Publisher: Pantheon New York NY 1981.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; After the death of Alexander the Great, an extraordinary power struggle, involving intrigue and a series of murders, takes place among the various successors to his reign.; 335 pages

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43.
Renault, Mary  
MASK OF APOLLO
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Publisher: Random House New York NY 1966.
First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. Previous owner's name; 371 pages

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44.
Renault, Mary  
MASK OF APOLLO

Publisher: Random House New York NY 1966.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. Previous owner's name; 371 pages

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45.
Renault, Mary  
LAST OF THE WINE

Publisher: Pocket Books New York NY 1964.
First Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges ; A superb historical novel of Ancient Greece; Mass Market PB; 372 pages

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46.
Renault, Mary  
KING MUST DIE

Publisher: Bantam New York NY 1958.
Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Mass Market PB

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47.
Renault, Mary  
BULL FROM THE SEA

Publisher: Pantheon New York NY 1962.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket

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48.
Renault, Mary  
MASK OF APOLLO

Publisher: Random House New York NY 1966.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket

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49.
Renault, Mary  
MASK OF APOLLO

Publisher: Bantam New York NY 1974.
First Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges Previous owner's name. ; Greek theatre in its glory and the secret world behind the scenes ; Mass Market PB; 376 pages

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50.
Renault, Mary (Mary Challans), 1905-1983  
The Bull from the Sea

Publisher: Pantheon [c1962]. Second Printing.
343 p., endpaper map; 22 cm. "It was dolphin weather, when I sailed into Piraeus with my comrades of the Cretan bull ring. Knossos had fallen, which time out of mind had ruled the seas. The smoke of the burning Labyrinth still clung to our clothes and hair." "Although not a classicist by training, Renault was admired in her day for her scrupulous recreations of the Greek world. ... her novels about Theseus rely on the controversial theories of Robert Graves... a vivid portrait of life in ancient Greece." Color pictorial dj clipped, darkened, now in mylar; small ink owner name inside front cover; good. stock#44999.

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51.
Renault, Mary, 1906-1983  
The Last of the Wine
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Publisher: NY, Pantheon, ©1956.
389 p., map; 22 cm. Alexias, taught by Socrates, tells of his life as a wealthy Athenian. The first of Renault's successful novels set in classical Greece. Stock#47565. Vg /dj good, worn.

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52.
Reynolds, Robert  
SINNER OF SAINT AMBROSE
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Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Indianapolis, IN 1952.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Exlibrary with markings. Spine is weak. Front cover has stain at lower edge ; Ex-Library; 443 pages

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53.
Schmitt, Gladys  
CONFESSORS OF THE NAME
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Publisher: Dial Press New York NY 1952.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. Black mark on front endpaper. ; Book Club Edition; 568 pages

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54.
Schmitt, Gladys  
CONFESSORS OF THE NAME

Publisher: Dial Press New York NY 1952.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear, ; 568 pages

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55.
Schmitt, Gladys  
CONFESSORS OF THE NAME
 Picture
Publisher: Dial Press New York NY 1952.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; Book Club Edition; 568 pages

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56.
Sienkiewicz, Henryk Trans. from Polish by Jeremiah Curtain  
QUO VADIS A Narrative of the Time of Nero

Publisher: Little Brown & Co Boston, MA 1925.
Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; Translated from the Polish by Jeremiah Curtin. ; 564 pages

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57.
Snedeker, Caroline Dale.  
The Coward of Thermopylae.

Publisher: New York: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1911..
First Edition Octavo, at about 7.5 inches (19.5 cm.) tall. Bound in blue cloth with gold stamped lettering and blind stamped designs. 466 pages, with four color plates. Caroline Snedeker was a Newbery Award winning author. This was the author's first published novel, and was so popular that she adapted it into a children's version. A clean and bright copy, with a gift note on the front blank, and slightly loose tissue guard on the frontispiece. The covers have some minor wear along the edges. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+

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58.
Stuart, Frank  
CARAVAN FOR CHINA

Publisher: Doubleday New York NY 1941.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. DJ is split at spine. Previous owner's name. ; The fabulous adventures of Black Simon, Roman Mercenary Captain and te woman the followed over half the world. ; 307 pages

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59.
Stuart, Frank  
CARAVAN FOR CHINA
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Publisher: Book League of America New York NY 1946.
Reprint Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; The fabulous adventures of Black Simon, Roman Mercenary Captain and the woman the followed over half the world. ; 307 pages

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60.
Vaughan, Agnes Carr  
Bury Me in Ravenna: A Novel of the Fifth Century based on the life of Galla Placidia, Gothic Queen and Roman Empress

Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1962 1st ed..
333pp. black cloth 8vo: near Fine in a near Very Good dj in Brodart poly cover [dj = nicked or rubbed @ spine ends & corners; else nrVG] A very nice copy of this uncommon historical novel by the American classical scholar Vaughan (1887-1974).

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61.
Wallace, Lew  
BEN-HUR A Tale of the Christ
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Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co New York NY 1953.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. DJ spine is faded ; With Sixteen full-page illustrative and biographical pictures together with introductory remarks and captions by Basil Davenport. ; Great Illustrated Classics; Color Illustrations; 486 pages

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62.
Wallace, Lew  
BEN-HUR A Tale of the Christ

Publisher: Signet New York NY 1962.
Ninth Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; Mass Market PB; 432 pages

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63.
Wallace, Lew  
BEN-HUR A Tale of the Christ

Publisher: Airmont Book New York NY 1965.
Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; Mass Market PB; 446 pages

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64.
Warner, Rex  
The Converts: A Historical Novel

Publisher: Boston: Atlantic Monthly/Little, Brown, 1967 1st Am. ed..
337pp. burgundy cloth 8vo: Very Good in a Good+ dj in Brodart poly cover [round black marker squiggle ffep; else VG; dj = 1-in. tear @ tail of back fold; else G+] A historical novel based on the early years of Saint Augustine by the English classicist and novelist Reginald Ernest Warner (1905-86).

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65.
Weinreb, Nathaniel Norsen  
BABYLONIANS A Novel about Beladar, Nebuchadnezzar's Physician and Companion
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Publisher: Sears Readers Club Chicago, IL 1953.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. Exlibrary with markings. ; Ex-Library; 381 pages

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66.
Wilder, Thornton  
IDES OF MARCH

Publisher: Harper & Brothers New York NY 1948.
Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Covers have light staining at edges ; 246 pages

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67.
Wilder, Thornton  
IDES OF MARCH

Publisher: Harper & Brothers New York NY 1948.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Bookplate. Edgewear. ; 246 pages

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68.
Wilder, Thornton  
IDES OF MARCH

Publisher: Harper & Brothers New York NY 1948.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; 246 pages

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69.
Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975.  
The Ides of March.

Publisher: New York, Harper [1948].
viii, 246 p. 21 cm. Title page vignette (publisher's torch device). First edition, so stated. A novel about Julius Caesar told in letters between him and fascinating contemporaries. Stock# 40,143. Vg/ dj good +, in mylar.

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70.
Wolfe, Gene  
SOLDIER OF THE MIST

Publisher: Tor New York NY 1987.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket; Exlibrary with markings. Fep is missing. ; Latro, a mercenary soldier from the north, has suffered a head wound in battle but has developed the ability to see and converse with all of the invisible gods, goddesses, ghosts, demons, and werewolfves that inhabit the land. ; Ex-Lib; 335 pages

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71.
Yerby, Frank  
Goat Song, a Novel of Ancient Greece
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Publisher: Dial Press Inc., NY,1967.
G+ cloth hardback, silver lettering, G- DJ. Cover with a little spine, edge and corner wear. DJ is edge worn, chipped, scuffed, with a few small tears. Tight binding. Front end papers with large owner's name and date. Otherwise pp are VG, slightly darkened on outside edges. 8vo, 498 pp.

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72.
Yourcenar, Marguerite (Marguerite de Crayencour) translated by Grace Frick in collab. w/the author  
Memoirs of Hadrian and Reflections on the Composition of Memoirs of Hadrian

Publisher: New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1997 reprint..
347pp. illus. paperback 8vo: Very Good [ink name; several tiny stain spots on fore edge; text is untroubled; else a nice clean, crisp & uncreased copy] The most famous novel by the pseudonymous Marguerite Yourcenar (1903-87), Belgian-born, who in 1980 became the first woman elected to the Academie Francaise.

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73.
Yourcenar, Marguerite, 1903-1987  
Memoirs of Hadrian [Mémoires d'Hadrien]. Translated from the French by Grace Frick in Collaboration with the Author

Publisher: NY, Farrar, Straus & Young, c1954.
[vi], 313 p. 'This work was published in French under the title Mémoires d'Hadrien, copyright 1951 by Librairie Plon.' "Hadrian played a significant role both in developing the foreign policies of the Roman empire and in its continuing centralization in administration. Few would disagree that he was one of the most remarkable men Rome ever produced, and that the empire was fortunate to have him as its head." (Herbert W. Benario, Emory University, via website De Imperatoribus Romanis). Dj worn; good+. Stock#102708. Good+, spine sunned / no dj.

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