Dear List Members, Around this time last year the Society was pleased to have a sudden and welcome spike in sales. It happens that a further bout of retiring Classics teachers has allowed us to put together another brief list. Items marked with an asterisk are in the list, and those marked with a further asterisk are for sale. As before, please could those members with questions, orders or desiderata (always welcome) do so off-list.
**Plenade, O. Die Medea des Ovid: Text, Metrische Übersetzung, Kommentar, mit Einleitungen, Historischen Anhängen, Indizes und Konkordanzen. (Berlin: de Gruyter, 2015). 2 vols (I: edition, 672pp.; II: indexes & concordances, 831pp.). Very heavy: additional, unknowable shipping costs will apply: $220
**Hardsell, Robyn (ed.). The Blackwell Companion to Blackwell Companions (Blackwell Supplements to World Knowledge 9.2) (New Oxford/York: Wily-Blackwell, 2015; h/b, 1,302pp. + 116 ill. + Blu-ray [pres. M. Bragg.]). $249
**Sisters, Collaterlie (tr.). Justin and Priscian on Huntin’ and Fishin’ (Ancient Guides to Modern Lives) (Bridgend: MegaBuX, 1994; p/b, 14pp.). Rotogravure wrappers; bound in at rear are publisher’s advertisements for next three titles of the series(Philomele and Philately, Firmicus andDoson on the Fermion and Boson, and Croesus and Crassus get CrossFit): $80
**Oosterhuis, Trijntje. De Rol van de Selfiestok in de Vroege Romeinse Republiek (Gοttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014; p/b, 323pp.) Tipped in on the ffep. are polaroids of T.O. with (ut vid.) this copy: $55.50
**Planck, Ruud. Plautus Planctus: A Meticulous Refutation of the LexBentley-Luchs-Pistov (Hermannsbruck: Rescribe Omnibus, 1985; h/b 68pp.). Signed by R.P. on tp. and as running header throughout: $35
**Yonge, Charles Duke. Carmina Certaminis Pilae: Aliquot Indices ac Flosculi Wisdeniani Versibus Latinis Redditi (London: Longmans Green Reader and Dyer, 1872; 104pp.). Illustrated cover (of ‘H.J., Murus Lapideus Iunior’); lib. stamp of Bradbourne House: $60
**Cordozar Braudus Sr, Calvin (ill. Q. Blake.) Shorty’s Se7en-Timez-Table (Longbeach, CA; Ladybird Street, 1988) Near-pristine copy of this lively - and often aggressive - pop-up reworking of Varro’s Hebdomades: $175
**Featherstonehaugh-Rand, Ranulph. There’s No Place Like Homer:Where Ely Once Stood (Tevfikiye, Incassum: 1977; cxli, 78pp., 220 ills.). Scarce: complete with fold-out posters (I: the Monks of Xanthos; II: King Annax, greaved; III: the ruins of Troad Hall; IV: Perganuns, peeved) but sadly lacks the celebrated frontisp. of the Scamandrian Eel [after Dürer]); a very fine copy of this ‘global game-changer’ (Finley): $120
**Brassica, T.T.T. Cook Pass Babtridge: Apicius for Generation Microwave (Longstanton: Spice Museum, 2004; 220pp.). RRP $30; this copy not signed by T.T.T.B., whence: $60
**Mommsen, Theodor (ed.). Neronis Caesaris Historiae Romanae Librorum CCCC Incerti Auctoris Epitome (Berlin: G. Reimer, 1853; blue cloth). Defective: lacks intro. (i-dccxlvi) and the first few leaves of the epitome (pp.1-7 of 416, i.e. Bks I-V [753 BC – 37 AD]): $65
**Vadier, Marc-Guillaume Alexis. Traité sur les Manières Inquisitoriales des Étrusques (Cherboug: J.B. Louvet & ses amis, An[no?] VI; ??pp.). Incredibly bright copy for a tome over 2,000 years old! Text-block excessively trimmed by binder’s guillotine; inserted at rear is a short manuscript, two leaves, paper, written in exceedingly small hand, headed ‘Opera Omnia Homerica’ signed ‘P.-D.H.’ (pencil note states that it was found in nuce Ciceronis[=ps.-Ovid?]): $14
**Hewer, Nick & Kepcher, Carolyn. To Me, To You!: The (Ab)use of the Classical World by the Chuckle Brothers (Clissold Pk: Amstrash, 2007; 340pp.). Lacks the Chapman Brothers’ controversial d.-j.: $5
**Brieger, Adolf (ed.). Aristarchi Samothracis Sigmata Periestigmena (Leipzig: B.G. Teubner, 1878; LVI, 202pp.). Heavily annotated in margins; disbound and incorrectly (?) rebound; bkpl. of former owner (Eudocia d’Ansse de Villoison): $40
**Pyrrhi Regis Epiri Epistolarum ad allicem suum Libros V edidit et adnotavit J. J. Winckelmann (Vatican: pr. pr., 1753; 203pp., reversed calf). Bowdlerised edition of these colourful letters; the Latin paraphrasis moves into Akkadian cuneiform for most of Book IV (Permotiones Pedariae); ALSO with ALS headed ‘Littorinida Dumeto meo’ and a detailed sketch ‘Il mignolo del Giac. Cas.’: $75
**Valpy’s Delphin Classics, 158 of 159 vols (London: A.J. Valpy, 1819-30; large paper ed., Levant). As usual, Eutropius vol. is missing; ex Fordwich Public Library: offered free of charge to anyone who has the requisite shelf-space (52.6m), pilot’s licence (current storage requires Chinook) and boundless interest in notae variorum.
**IOALOSCCANTRC (Wiesbaden: F. Steiner, 1963-4), vols. 1-22 (complete set of the indispensable Index Omnium Abbreviaturarum in Libris Omnes Scholares Consulto Confusuris Adhibitarum Nunc Tandem Resolutarum Copiosissimus, including the much-lauded vol. 14 on the (Neue) Jahrb. f. Phil. und. Päd. > f. kl. Alt. > f. Wiss. und Jug.):$30 the set.