ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL LITERATURE

Literature from before the Renaissance, medieval or earlier.
Includes Classical Greece and Rome, and the Near East and Far East.

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LATIN TEXTS AND GUIDES
GREEK TEXTS AND GUIDES

AESCHYLUS (The Complete Greek Tragedy Series)   Aeschylus II
The Suppliant Maidens / The Persians / Seven Against Thebes / Prometheus Bound
VG- discoloured edges of wrappers. $10 B/B University Chicago Press 1991 second edition, softcover, vii 180pp. Greek drama. ISBN 0226307948 [Item# 324 ANCLT]

AESOP translated S A HANDFORD  Fables of Aesop
VG with name to first page. $8 A/B Penguin Classics 1973 paperback, xx 228pp, illustrated by Brian Robb. Ancient Greek didactic literature. ISBN 0140440437 [Item# 231 ANCLT]

ANDERSON J J (editor)  Patience Old and Middle English Texts series
VG VG sunend DW, neat rubber name stamp to fep, some minor age browning $10 B/A Manchester University Press 1969 first edition hard cover, viii 112pp + frontis. ISBN 0719003350 [# 1349 ancient literature]

APULEIUS retold by W H D Rouse   The Golden Ass of Lucius Apuleius including the Tale of Cupid and Psyche.
G ex-library with stamps, rubbed joints, and a patch of the lower board cloth trimmed away. $4 C/B John Murray 1940 first thus edition, 16mo cloth, xi 116pp, illustrated with cuts by Kupfer-Sachs. [Item# 331 ANCLT]

APULEIUS translated by Robert Graves   The Transformations of Lucius Apuleius otherwise known as The Golden Ass.
G+ taped head of spine, some wear and mild surface soiling, aged paper stock, name to fep, sewn sheets in printed wrapper. $5 C/B Penguin 1951 third printing paperback, 298pp. [Item# 332 ANCLT]

ARISTOPHANES   The Wasps, The Poet and the Women, The Frogs
Penguin Classics
VG minor foxing to closed edges $7 A/B Penguin paperback ISBN 0140441522 [#2090 ancient lit]

ARISTOPHANES translated Patric Dickinson   Aristophanes Plays; 1
Acharnians / Knights / Clouds / Wasps / Peace.
VG- rubbed, soiled wraps. $10 C/C Oxford University Press 1970 softcover, xi 274pp. Greek drama. ISBN 0192810545 [Item# 327 ANCLT]

BLISS AJ editor  Sir Orfeo
second edition
VG sunned spine, small notation at head of contents page, name stamp to fep $20 B/B Oxford University 1966 paper wrappers, lx 79pp, includes comparison of the extent manuscripts. [# 1346 medieval literature]

CHAUCER edited by BREWER D S  The Parlement of Foulys
Nelson's Medieval and Renaissance Library
VG VG name stamp to fep $20 C/B Nelson 1964 hard cover, 168pp. [# 1344 medieval literature]

CHAUCER Geoffrey (Edited By Richard Morris)   The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer
The Aldine Edition of the British Poets

vols 1-5 (of 6) VG- hardbacks with backstrips lightly sunned, minor rubbing, closed edges dusty to tops, foxed to fore edges and end papers, vol 1 & 4 slight discolouration to fore edge of upper boards, vol 5 has mild watermark to tail of spine and onto foot of lower board $75 D/D vol 1= George Bell and Sons 1891 vol 2,3,4 & 5 = 1893, 12mo uniformly bound in red cloth with darker red spines, gilt titled, vol 1 has frontis. with tissue guard, xv 365 +375 + vi, 370 +369 + 361pp Some sections unopened, nice smaller hand sized collection. Vol 1 has many notes and a memoir by Sir Harris Nicholas, as well as the Glossary for all six volumes. [#2025 medieval literature]



EURIPIDES translated by Philip Vellacott  The Bacchae and other plays
VG names to inside cover $7 A/A Penguin Classics 1982 paperback, 249pp. ISBN 0140440445 [PB# 367 anclt]

EURIPIDES translated by Gilbert Murray   The Alcestis of Euripides
VG $7 B/B Allen & Unwin 1922 cloth, 12mo, xvi 82pp. Greek drama. [Item# 323 ANCLT]

EURIPIDES translated Gilbert Murray   The Bacchae
VG- $4 A/A Allen & Unwin 1957 paperback, 90pp. Greek drama. [Item# 329 ANCLT]

EURIPIDES  The Bacchae and other plays
Penguin first edition
VG- rubbed spine ends, small split at tail, light scattered foxing to wrappers $8 A/A Penguin [L44] 1954 first edition paperback, 234pp+ adverts. A new translation by Philip Vellacott. Ion / The Women of Troy / Helen / The Bacchae [PB# 605 ancient literature]

EURIPIDES translated by Philip Vellacott  Alcestis and other plays
Hippolytus, Iphigenia in Tauris, Alcestis
VG names to first page $10 A/A Penguin Classics L31 1953 first thus sewn paperback, 165pp. [PB# 945 ancient literature]

EURIPIDES translated by Philip Vellacott  Alcestis and other plays
Hippolytus, Iphigenia in Tauris, Alcestis
VG small bookseller stamps to first page and rear inside wrapper $7 A/A Penguin Classics L31 1959 sewn paperback, 165pp. [PB# 946 ancient literature]

GORDON E V editor  Pearl
MS. Cotton Nero A. x, f. 37.
VG VG DW sunned, closed top edge foxed, name stamp to fep $10 C/B Oxford University 1966 hard cover, 167pp [# 1345 medieval literature]

HOMER translated by Rieu  The Iliad
VG $8 C/B Penguin 1956 paperback (perfect bound) 469pp + adverts [PB# 355 anc lit]

HOMER   The Iliad
translated by E V Rieu
G+ lacks fep, handling soiling $6 Penguin 1950 first edition paperback, sewn binding, xxii 469pp + adverts. Penguin L14 [PB#1331 ancient literature]

LANGLAND William  Piers the Ploughman
translated into modern English by J F Goodridge
VG small mark to cover $7 A/B Penguin Classics [L87] 1960 first reprint paperback, 366pp [PB# 856 medieval literature]

MALORY Sir Thomas  Le Morte d'Arthur - Tales Seven and Eight
edited by Greg Waite; Otago Studies in English 3
VG- insect damage to first page $10 C/C English Department (University of Otago) 1993 soft cover xxxvii 187pp ISBN 0959791493[# 1535 medieval literature]

MALORY Thomas   Le Morte D'Arthur
Everyman Library vol 2 only
VG light wear to covers, bookseller stamp to paste down. $10 C/B Dent Everyman 1912 cloth with gilt spine, 411pp. Vol 2 only of 2. [RM 194]

MALORY retold by Keith Baines  Malory's Le Morte D'Arthur, King Arthur and the Legends of The Round Table
VG $7 C/B Mentor Classic [MQ415] paperback 1962 first edition 512pp intro by Robert Graves[PB#133 anc hst]

PEARSALL D A (editor)  The Floure and the Leafe, and, The Assembly of Ladies
Medieval and Renaissance Library
VG VG minor wear to DW fore edge fold, neat rubber name stamp to fep $15 C/B Nelson 1962 first edition hard cover, viii 191pp. [# 1350 ancient literature]

PETRONIUS translated Paul Dinnage   The Satyricon of Petronius
VG- in G price clipped DW chipped and rubbed to edges and corners but generally intact, large chip to tail of spine. $20 C/B Spearman & Calder 1953 first thus cloth, 162pp. Translation of BCE Roman satire on an opulent Roman feast. [ANCLT 2]

PETRONIUS translated Paul Dinnage   The Satyricon
unexpurgated
G+ aged paper, rubbed wraps. $5 C/A Panther 1964 paperback, 189pp. [Item# 330 ANCLT]
PLAUTUS translated E F Watling
The Pot of Gold and Other Plays

VG

$10 A/B [Item# 189 ANCLT]

Penguin 1987 paperback, 268pp. The Pot of Gold/ The Prisoners/ The Brothers Menaechmus/ The Swaggering Soldier/ Pseudolus. ISBN 0140441492


PLAUTUS
The Pot of Gold and Other Plays

VG- light cover wear. $10 C/B [Item# 328 ANCLT] Penguin paperback, 268pp. The Pot of Gold/ The Prisoners/ The Brothers Menaechmus/ The Swaggering Soldier/ Pseudolus. Roman Drama. ISBN 0140441492

POGGIO ( Giovanni Francesco Poggio Bracciolini )  The Facetiae
translated by Bernhardt J Hurwood
VG+ near fine $10 A/B Tandem [T178] 1968 first thus edition paperback, 219pp. First complete and unexpurgated English translation. Ribald Renaissance classic. [PB# 846 literature medieval renaissance]

SISAM Kenneth editor  Fourteenth Century Verse and Prose
VG minor edge staining, inscription to inside front cover, sunned spine $12 C/C Oxford University Press 1978 soft cover with sewn binding, xlvii 460pp. Includes a vocabulary by J RR Tolkien ISBN 0198710933 [# 1248 ancient literature]

SISAM Kenneth editor  Fourteenth Century Verse and Prose
VG name to first page, sunned spine $12 C/C Oxford University Press 1975 soft cover with sewn binding, xlvii 460pp. Includes a vocabulary by J RR Tolkien ISBN 0198710933 [# 1626 ancient literature]

SOPHOCLES translated by E F Watling  The Theban Plays
King Oedipus, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone
VG $6 A/A Penguin (L3)1956 sewn paperback, 168pp. [PB# 366 anclt]

SOPHOCLES translated E F Watling
The Theban Plays (King Oedipus / Oedipus at Colonus / Antigone)

G- covers worn with edge tears, pages creased, bottom corner chipped, foxed wraps. $3 A/A [Item# 337 ANCLT] Penguin 1947 first edition, sewn paperback, 185pp. Greek drama. Penguin first edition.


SOPHOCLES (The Complete Greek Tragedy Series)
Sophocles II (Ajax / The Women of Trachis / Electra / Philoctetes)

VG

$10 B/B [Item# 325 ANCLT]

University Chicago Press 1969 softcover, 254pp. Greek drama. SIBN 0226307867


SOPHOCLES (The Complete Greek Tragedy Series)
Sophocles II (Ajax / The Women of Trachis / Electra / Philoctetes)

VG sunned spine

$10 B/B [Item# 326 ANCLT]

University Chicago Press 1969 softcover, 254pp. Greek drama. SIBN 0226307867


VIRGIL trsl C Day Lewis  The Aeneid
World's Classics
VG $8 A/B Oxford 1986 paperback, xxvii 450pp. [PB# 876 ancient literature]


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