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We are the original Oxford House Books from Hay-on-Wye, Wales, and we've now moved to Pego, Spain. We will go on offering good quality second-hand, out-of-print and antiquarian books with an emphasis on the humanities. We are still members of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we are always adding titles of books for sale. We send all books, packed securely, as promptly as possible on receipt of order.

 
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1 ARISTOPHANES, trans. Dudley Fitts ARISTOPHANES LYSISTRATA: AN ENGLISH VERSION
London Faber and Faber 1955 Hard Cover Good 
Octavo, xii + 132pp. Pictorial dustwrapper with mild marginal wear and tanning, book with foxing at endpapers and edges, penetrating to margins only a touch. No significant wear, text clean. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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2 ARISTOTLE (trans. John Henry Freese) THE "ART" OF RHETORIC
London William Heinemann 1926 Hard Cover 
Small octavo, dark green cloth, gilt, xlvii + 491pp. + 4pp. adverts., top edge gilt. Mild tanning at edges and endpapers, minimal wear. Copy of John Hartland Swann, with his signature (1947). A very good copy. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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3 CELSIUS (trans. W.G. Spencer) DE MEDICINA [three volumes]
London William Heinemann Ltd 1960 Reprint Hard Cover 
Three volumes, small octavo, vol. I (1960) 499pp., vol. II (1961) 291pp., vol. III (1961) pp.294-649. Dustwrappers at first two volumes a little rubbed/smudged, nothing serious, and with a few small chips and tears, loss inextensive (chiefly at tail of vol. I); volume III without dustwrapper, red cloth, gilt (as with first two) clean and reasonably bright. Edges tanned, light foxing at top edge vol. III. A sound set, text clean throughout, English facing Latin. (Loeb Classical Library) 
Price: 50.00 EUR
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4 COLERIDGE, Edward P. (trans. from Merkel) THE ARGONAUTICA OF APPOLONIUS RHODIUS
London George Bell and Sons 1889 Hard Cover 
Small octavo, dark blue cloth, gilt title at spine, xxii + 209pp. Both boards with discoloration form damp, not penetrating, cosmetic only; a couple of small wormholes though bottom margins, text not affected, evidence of same at rear endpaper. Armorial bookplate of Charles Arthur Wynne Finch, with his signature and date at (tanned) half-title. Text clean. A sound working copy. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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5 DEMOSTHENES, trans. Charles Rann Kennedy THE ORATIONS OF DEMOSTHENES ON THE CROWN, AND ON THE EMBASSY
London George Bell and Sons 1883 Bohn's Classical Library Hard Cover 
Octavo, publisher's blind-stamped cloth, gilt title at spine, advert. endpapers, 401pp. Endpapers spilt over hinges, boards holding; otherwise no remarkable wear, text clean, and a reasonably good, usable copy. Early owner's signature. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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6 EDMONDS, J.M. (ed., trans.) ELEGY AND IAMBUS BEING THE REMAINS OF ALL THE GREEK ELEGAIC AND IAMBIC POETS FROM CALLINUS TO CRATES EXCEPTING THE CHOLIAMBIC WRITERS WITH THE ANACREONTEA [volume one only]
Cambridge Harvard University Press/Heinemann 1961 Loeb Classical Library Hard Cover Very Good 
(Volume I only) Small octavo, xvi + 523pp. + adverts. Dustwrapper with some very minor edge-wear, a few minor soils. A very good, sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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7 EUSEBIUS (trans. Kirsopp Lake and J.E.L. Oulton) THE ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY [two volumes]
London William Heinemann Ltd 1959 Reprint Hard Cover Fair 
Two volumes, small octavo, vol. I (1959, trans. Lake) 525pp., vol. II (1957, trans. Oulton) 490pp. Dustwrappers a little smudged and soiled, minor foxing, chipping and a few tears, with some loss (principally at spine of vol. II); endpapers and edges a little tanned, otherwise books very good. Text clean, English facing Greek. A sound set in removable clear protective wraps. (Loeb Classical Library) 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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8 EVANS, Ernest (ed. &c.) TERTULLIAN'S HOMILY ON BAPTISM
London SPCK 1964 Hard Cover Fair 
(Q. Septimii Florentis Tertulliani de Baptismo Liber) Octavo, xl + 122pp. top edge tinted red. Latin text with English version facing, pp.4-45. Unclipped dustwrapper tanned at spine and margins, with a few tears, including loss at corners/head and tail of spine; book with edges a little tanned, text clean. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 40.00 EUR
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9 GIFFORD, William (trans.) revised and annotated John Warrington JUVENAL'S SATIRES WITH THE SATIRES OF PERSIUS
London J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd 1954 Everyman Edition Hard Cover Good 
Small octavo, xvii + 230pp. + 4pp. adverts. Just a little soiling and creasing at dustwrapper, closed marginal tear at rear panel; book with a little edge foxing, again not serious. A good, sound, square copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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10 N.A. HARVARD STUDIES IN CLASSICAL PHILOLOGY VOLUME 66
Cambridge Harvard University Press 1962 Hard Cover 
Octavo, red cloth, gilt title at spine, 279pp., mono. illustrations. No dustwrapper, some extremely minor soiling at cloth, a touch of edge foxing/tanning. No significant defects. A very good copy. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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11 NUNN, H.P.V. AN INTRODUCTION TO ECCLESIASTICAL LATIN
Oxford Basil Blackwell 1963 Third Reprint of third edition Hard Cover Fair 
Small octavo, xv + 196pp. Unclipped dustwrapper partially tanned, and with foxing; book with foxing confined to endpapers, edges, prelims., just a touch marginal also. Text clean. Minimal wear. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 12.00 EUR
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12 OVID (trans. Henry T. Riley) THE FASTI, TRISTIA, PONTIC EPISTLES, IBIS, AND HALIEUTICON
London H.G. Bohn 1859 Hard Cover 
Octavo, publisher's blind-stamped cloth, gilt title at spine, advert. endpapers, xxiv + 503pp., partially unopened. Spine a little faded and with a touch of soiling, very mild rubbing at boards; edges tanned, some internal smudging and a little foxing, neither significant. A few leaves with slight wear and tear at inner margins, again nothing significant. Bookseller's embossed stamp at fly-leaf, binder's ticket (Burn) at rear paste-down endpaper. A reasonably good copy. 
Price: 35.00 EUR
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13 PHILIP, J.A. PYTHAGORAS AND EARLY PYTHAGOREANISM
University of Toronto Press 1966 Hard Cover Fair 
(Journal of the Classical Association of Canada Supplementary Volume VII) Octavo, x + 222pp. Unclipped dustwrapper faded at spine, smudged and lightly soiled at rear panel and spine; just a little wear. Book with foxing at top edge, obvious, but not penetrating. Text clean, A sound, square copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 35.00 EUR
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14 PHILOSTRATUS [and] CALLISTRATUS 9trans. Arthur Fairbanks) IMAGINES [and] DESCRIPTIONS
London William Heinemann Ltd 1960 The Loeb Classical Library Hard Cover Fair 
Small octavo, xxxii + 429pp. + adverts., mono. illustrations. Dustwapper with a few small holes at front panel, similar small loss at foot of spine, corner tears at head of spine; book very good, clean. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 22.00 EUR
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15 SMART, C. (trans.) THE WORKS OF HORACE
London Henry G. Bohn 1850 Bohn's Classical Library Hard Cover 
Small octavo, publisher's blind-stamped cloth, gilt title at spine, advert. endpapers, engraved fronts., viii + 325pp., untrimmed. Spine just a little dulled, and with light wear at edges, some play in hinges, boards not detaching; edges quite borwned, some internal staining (not serious), a little foxing, some very inextensive underlining/marginalia. A working copy only, perfectly usable. 
Price: 13.50 EUR
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16 STERNFELD, Robert, and ZYSKIND, Harold PLATO'S MENO: A PHILOSOPHY OF MAN AS ACQUISITVE
Carbondale Southern Illinois University Press 1978 080930838X / 9780809308385 First Edition Hard Cover Good 
Large octavo, xvi + 176pp. Closed marginal tear at (unclipped) dustwrapper, front panel, otherwise a very good, clean and sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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17 WARMINGTON, E.H. (ed., trans.) REMAINS OF OLD LATIN [volume I] ENNIUS AND CAECILIUS
London William Heinemann Ltd 1961 Reprint Hard Cover Fair 
(Loeb Classical Library) Small octavo, xxxiii + 597pp. + adverts. Dustwrapper darkened a little at spine, and with some loss at head of spine and corners. Book with some foxing at bottom edge, otherwise very good, text clean. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. (Volume One Only) 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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18 WILLCOCK, M.M. A COMMENTARY ON HOMER'S ILIAD BOOKS I-VI
London Macmillan 1970 0333113071 / 9780333113073 Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, xxviii + 228pp. Very minor wear at unclipped dustwrapper, pages tanned. A clean, sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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19 [PLUTARCH] trans. Thomas North THE LIVES OF THE NOBLE GRECIANS AND ROMANES, COMPARED TOGETHER [eight volumes]
Oxford Basil Blackwell 1928 The Shakespeare Head Press Hard Cover Thomas Lowinsky 
Eight volumes, uniform black cloth, gilt title and rules at spines, top edge gilt, remainder untrimmed, headpiece decorations. Edges browned, foxing/tanning largely confined to endpapers (not all affected thus), some rubbing at gilt, largely remarkable at volumes one and three; just a touch of chipping, no loss. A reasonably good set. (Limited edition, 121/500) Heavy. Please ask for shipping costs if outside Spain. 
Price: 180.00 EUR
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