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1 Aristote (Aristotle) ; Pierre Louis ARISTOTE: MÉTÉOROLOGIQUES. TOME I: LIVRES I ET II Texte Établi Et Traduit
Société D'Édition `les Belles Lettres' 1982 2251000488 / 9782251000480 Hardcover Very Good 
Pages tanned. Light pencil underlining and marginalia to a few pages. Bumping to top corner. ; Parallel text in French and Greek. ; Collection Des Universités De France. Association Guillaume Budé; Vol. 1; 121 pages 
Price: 57.00 USD
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2 Aristote (Aristotle) ; Pierre Louis ARISTOTE: MÉTÉOROLOGIQUES. TOME II: LIVRES III ET IV Texte Établi Et Traduit
Société D'Édition `les Belles Lettres' 1982 2251003665 / 9782251003665 Hardcover Very Good- 
Pages tanned. Pencil underlining and marginalia to some pages. Spine a bit dulled. ; Parallel text in French and Greek. ; Collection Des Universités De France. Association Guillaume Budé; Vol. 2; 160 pages 
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3 Aristote (Aristotle) ; René Mugnier ARISTOTE: PETITS TRAITÉS. D'HISTOIRE NATURELLE Texte Établi Et Traduit
Société D'Édition `les Belles Lettres' 1953 Softcover Poor 
Wraps are tattered and have been repaired with tape to spine and along upper edge. Contents shaken. Former owner's name to ffep. Many pencil notes and underlining. Fair to Poor. Working copy only. ; Parallel text in French and Greek. ; Collection Des Universités De France. Association Guillaume Budé; 134 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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4 Aristotle; H. J. Drossaart Lulofs (Ed. ) [ARISTOTLE] ARISTOTELIS: DE GENERATIONE ANIMALIUM Recognovit Brevique Adnotatione Critica Instruxit H. J. Drossaart Lulofs
Oxford Clarendon Press 1972 0198145632 / 9780198145639 Hardcover Good+ in Poor dust jacket 
Some pencil notes and underlining. Former owner's name to ffep. DJ is tattered with tears and chipping and tape; Greek Text with Latin apparatus and introduction. ; Oxford Classical Texts Oct (Scriptorum Classicorum Bibliotheca Oxoniensis); 223 pages 
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5 Coleman, Kathleen & Pascale Derron (Eds. ) LE JARDIN DANS L'ANTIQUITÉ Introduction Et Exposés Suivis De Discussions Par Coleman, Kathleen/ Loeben, Christian E. / Dalley, Stephanie/ Prioux, Évelyne/ Taylor, Rabun/ Marzano, Annalisa/ Bergmann, Bettina/ Caneva, Giulia/ Lane Fox, Robin
Fondation Hardt 2014 2600007601 / 9782600007603 Paperback Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Entretiens Sur L'Antiquité Classique Tome LX; 467 pages 
Price: 90.00 USD
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6 Garbari, Fabio & Lucia Tongiorgi Tomasi & Alessandro Tosi GIARDINO DEI SEMPLICI L'Orto Botanico Di Pisa Dal XVI Al XX Secolo
Pacini 1991 8877810580 / 9788877810588 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Very light wear to book with very light foxing to top of textblock. Mild creasing, edgewear and yellowing to DJ. ; Italian text. ; 397 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 Harding, Arthur L. , (Ed. ) & Robert N. Wilkin; Thomas E. Davitt; John S. Marshall ORIGINS OF THE NATURAL LAW TRADITION
Kennikat Press 1971 0804614113 / 9780804614115 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Light pencil notes and marginalia to a few pages. Else fine. ; Reprint of the 1954 Dallas SMU ed. Viii, 96pp. Includes Essays on: Cicero and the law of nature; st. Thomas aquinas and the natural law; richard hooker and the origins of american Constitutionalism; Ghost of Herbert Spencer: a Darwinian concept of law. ; 96 pages 
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8 Hehn, Victor KULTURPFLANZEN UND HAUSTIERE IN IHREM ÜBERGANG AUS ASIEN Nach Griechenland Und Italien Sowie in Das Übrige Europa. Historisch-Linguistische Skizzen
Gebrüder Borntraeger 1877 Third Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Internally VG. Spine cover missing and detached. Marbled boards are worn. Pages tanned. ; 566 pages 
Price: 28.00 USD
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East-West Center Press 1978 058907184X / 9780589071844 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Minor edgewear with light chipping to spine ends and corners. Dustjacket has minor shelfwear and rubbing. ; A Reed Book; 112 pages 
Price: 7.00 USD
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10 Jashemski, Wilhemina F. THE GARDENS OF POMPEII Herculaneum and the Villas Destroyed by Vesuvius
Caratzas Brothers, Publishers 1979 0892410965 / 9780892410965 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Corners a bit rounded. Else minor shelfwear. DJ is price-clipped with light creasing along edges. ; X, 372 pp. & 538 illus. , Maps & plans (many in color) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 372 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Garland Publishing 1978 0824032349 / 9780824032340 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Top corners bumped. Light shelfwear. ; Outstanding Dissertations in the Fine Arts; 285 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Cambridge University Press 1999 0521556198 / 9780521556194 Softcover Very Good- 
Pencil marginalia and underlining to some pages. ; This book challenges several widespread views concerning Aristotle's methods and practices of scientific and philosophical research. Taking central topics in psychology, zoology, astronomy and politics, Professor Lloyd explores generally unrecognized tensions between Aristotle's deeply held a priori convictions and his remarkable empirical honesty in the face of complexities in the data or perceived difficult or exceptional cases. The picture that emerges of Aristotle's actual engagement in scientific research and of his own reflections on that research is substantially more complex than is usually allowed. ; 254 pages 
Price: 21.00 USD
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13 Maguire, Henry NECTAR AND ILLUSION Nature in Byzantine Art and Literature
Oxford University Press 2012 0199766606 / 9780199766604 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Upper corners bumped. Minor shelfwear to book and DJ. ; Nature and Illusion is the first extended treatment of the portrayal of nature in Byzantine art and literature. In this richly illustrated study, Henry Maguire shows how the Byzantines embraced terrestrial creation in the decoration of their churches during the fifth to seventh centuries but then adopted a much more cautious attitude toward the depiction of animals and plants in the middle ages, after the iconoclastic dispute of the eighth and ninth centuries. In the medieval period, the art of Byzantine churches became more anthropocentric and less accepting of natural images. The danger that the latter might be put to idolatrous use created a constant state of tension between worldliness, represented by nature, and otherworldliness, represented by the portrait icons of the saints. The book discusses the role of iconoclasm in affecting this fundamental change in Byzantine art, as both sides in the controversy accused the other of "worshipping the creature rather than the Creator." An important theme is the asymmetrical relationship between Byzantine art and literature with respect to the portrayal of nature. A series of vivid texts described seasons, landscapes, gardens, and animals, but these were more sparingly illustrated in medieval art. Maguire concludes by discussing the abstraction of nature in the form of marble floors and revetments and with a consideration of the role of architectural backgrounds in medieval Byzantine art. Throughout Nature and Illusion, medieval Byzantine art is compared with that of Western Europe, where different conceptions of religious imagery allowed a closer engagement with nature. ; Onassis Series in Hellenic Culture; 198 pages 
Price: 43.00 USD
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Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin 1932 Softcover Very Good 
Pages unopened and browned but not brittle. Wraps browned. Light creasing along edges of wraps. ; Cahiers De Philosophie De La Nature V; 128 pages 
Price: 33.00 USD
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Rome Quasar 1998 8871401102 Softcover Very Good+ 
Very light shelfwear else fine. ; Reprint of the 1883 ed. 227pp, some illustrations.; Arsial; 227 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Bismarck, N.D. Bismarck Tribune Company 1950 First Edition Plastic comb binding Very Good 
Former owner's name on ffep. Some light edgewear to covers. ; Spiral bound. 117pp, well illustrated in black and white. ; 117 pages 
Price: 7.00 USD
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17 Mould, Daphne D. C. Pochin IRELAND FROM THE AIR
NY Arco Publishing Company 1973 0668029072 / 9780668029070 Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket 
Very light shelfwear to book. Else fine. DJ has some tears to rear panel (with colour loss). DJ is price-clipped. ; 112pp, profusely illustrated.; 112 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Theophrastus; Benedict Einarson & George K. K. Link THEOPHRASTUS: DE CAUSIS PLANTARUM Volume I: Books 1-2
Loeb Classical Library 1976 0674995198 / 9780674995192 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Tiny corner crease to about 6 pages. Minor spotting to front board. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (Robert Brown). ; Loeb Classical Library No. 471; Vol. 1; 432 pages; In De Causis Plantarum Theophrastus turns to plant physiology. Books One and Two are concerned with generation, sprouting, flowering and fruiting, and the effects of climate. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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19 Thompson, Dorothy Burr & Ralph E. Griswold GARDEN LORE OF ANCIENT ATHENS
American School of Classical Studies At Athens 1963 Softcover Very Good 
Minor crease to top of spine. Light rubbing to wraps. ; Excavations of the Athenian Agora Picture Book No. 8; 36 pages 
Price: 4.00 USD
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London Gerald Duckworth & Co. 1969 0715604171 / 9780715604175 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Minor bumping to top of spine and 1 corner. Else very light shelfwear to book. DJ has some repaired tears (with cellotape) with a bit of loss to 1 corner. ; Xvi, 581pp. ; 581 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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