MYSTERY and  IMAGINATION

      on-line Bookstore

 Mystery, Detective, Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror


 
Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Advanced Search
 
BROWSE BY CATEGORY
Mystery.
Spy and Espionage Fiction.
Science Fiction/Fantasy.
Horror.
Ghost Stories.
Adventure Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Western Literature.
Black Literature.
Plays and Playwrights.
Poetry.
Literary Criticism.
Literary Biography.
Film History and Criticism.
Western Americana.
Californiana.
Children's Literature.
Illustrated Books.
Oziana.
Baumiana.
Signed.
Screenplays.
CHILDREN'S SHOWCASE
COMICS AND ANIMATION SHOWCASE
LITERATURE SHOWCASE
MYSTERY SHOWCASE
PERFORMING ARTS SHOWCASE
SF SHOWCASE
AMERICANA SHOWCASE
ART SHOWCASE
Paperback Originals.
Bibliomystery.

View a complete list of subjects
 
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
 
 

Ancient Rome.

Ancient Rome.

Click on Title to view full description

 
1 Atherton, Gertrude GOLDEN PEACOCK
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1936. First edition. Inscribed, SIGNED and dated (1936) by the author to the front endpaper. Hardcover. Faint red ink mark across the top page edges, the spine has faded, textblock slightly tanned, a few scattered marks and fading to the covers, else a very good copy; lacking the dust jacket. 
Gertrude Atherton (1857-1948), novelist and short story writer, is primarily remembered as a California author although most of her works are set in other parts of the world. GOLDEN PEACOCK is a novel of ancient Rome. 
Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
2 Harlan, Thomas THE GATE OF FIRE
New York: Tor Fantasy/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2000). 0312865449 / 9780312865443 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in red-foil-stamped black boards; in a fine illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Stephen Hickman. 
"Harlan invests his unorthodox take on the founder of Islam with a combination of human emotion... ecstatic vision...and what may be a form of this world's primal magic, seen gleaming in his eyes."--Locus. Book II in The Oath of Empire sequence. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
3 Harlan, Thomas THE SHADOW OF ARARAT
New York: Tor Fantasy/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1999). 0312865430 / 9780312865436 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered black boards; in a very faintly age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Stephen Hickman. 
The first volume in Harlan's four-part Oath of Empire. "Vivid, clever and complex--war and treachery in a Rome where magic works!"--David Drake. "Not only an ambitious first novel, but a first-rate alternate history by any standard."--Amazing Stories. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
4 Kisner, James NERO'S VICE
New York/Toronto: Beaufort House, Inc., (1981). 0825300428 / 9780825300424 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows a tiny scratch to rear panel but that is otherwise fine. Jacket design by Jay Smith. 
Strange things are happening at SLEAZE magazine. First threatening notes begin to pile up, then bodies. And it all seems connected to a book of ancient Roman pornography compiled by Emperor Nero himself! 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
5 Saylor, Steven ARMS OF NEMESIS
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1992). 0312081359 / 9780312081355 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A second novel in the Roma Sub Rosa: a fine series of historical mysteries set in ancient Rome. "...brings alive the last days of the Roman Republic in a manner evocative of Robert Graves's Claudius novels."--Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
6 Saylor, Steven THE JUDGEMENT OF CAESAR: A Novel of Ancient Rome
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2004). 0312271190 / 9780312271190 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Robert L. Fish Award-winner and author of RUBICON earned a University degree in history and served as a History channel commentator for his expertise in Roman politics and life. This tenth Roma Sub Rosa mystery is set in Alexandria. 
Price: 12.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
7 Tarr, Judith & Turtledove, Harry HOUSEHOLD GODS
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1999). 0312864876 / 9780312864873 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by author Turtledove to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Cynthia von Buhler. 
A young lawyer falls exhausted into her 20th century bed and awakes as a widowed tavernkeeper in a Roman frontier town in 170 A.D. "A page-turner that makes you think."--S.M. Stirling. "A witty tour de force."--David Drake. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
8 Whittaker, C.R. FRONTIERS OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE: A Social and Economic Study
Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, (1994). 0801846773 / 9780801846779 First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine; in a like illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration ''The Gemma Augustea'' made about 10 B.C. 341 pages, notes, references, and an index. 
Examines the Roman frontiers in terms of what they meant to the Romans, and in their military, economic, and social function. Fifty-one b&w illustrations, maps. A volume in the Ancient Society and History series. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
9 Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn LOCADIO'S APPRENTICE
(New York): Harper & Row Publishers, (1984). 0060266368 / 9780060266363 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket. 
Story of a Roman boy's struggle to master his chosen profession--medicine--set against the backdrop of ancient Pompeii and a smoldering Vesuvius. A novel for young readers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to bookfellows@gowebway.com
Copyright©2016. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie