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1 Wallace, Andrew A Popular Sketch of the History of Glasgow from the Earliest to the Present Time
Glasgow Thomas D. Morison 1882 First Edition Original Cloth Fair with no dust jacket 
196 pages + frontis + 12 pages advertisements. Frontis detached. 1/4" missing at head and tail of spine cloth. Cloth covers rubbed and darkened. Cloth spine very rubbed and faded. Binding loose. ; 12mo 
Price: 22.95 NZD
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2 Wallace-Hadrill, Andrew Suetonius - The Scholar and his Caesars
New Haven Yale University Press (1984) 0300030002 / 9780300030006 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Previous owner's rubber name stamp on front endpaper. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; First US edition (previously published in the UK in 1983 by Gerald Duckworth & Co.) viii, [4], 216 pages. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 216 x 1344mm. "In the first signficant biography of Suetonius since the turn of the [20th] century, Andrew Wallace-Hadrill sets the historian's career and his method of dealing with his subject matter in the large context of Roman society in the early Empire, and draws a convincing picture of the coherence of Suetonius's life, appointments, scholarship, and literary activities." - from dust-jacket blurb. Contents: Preface; Part One: The Author - The Man and the Style; The Scholar and Society; The Scholarly Biographer; The Scholar at Court; Part Two: The Subject - Emperors and Society; The Emperor's Job; Virtues and Vices; Emperors and Culture; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index. 
Price: 94.50 NZD
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