ANASTASSIOU, T: Kea: A Guide Book: History, Sightseeing

Anastassiou, Tassos. Kea: A Guide Book: History, Sightseeing. Hermoupolis, 2014. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#31436) $15.00

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Beautiful color images. Covers geography, morphology, Korissia, Ioulis (Chora), the countryside, and more. Bibliography. 151p. Measures 5.5×8 inches.

Kea (also Tzia and in antiquity Keos) is a Greek island in the Cyclades archipelago in the Aegean Sea. It is the location of a Bronze Age settlement at the site now called Ayia Irini, which reached its height in the Late Minoan and Early Mycenaean eras (1600-1400 BC).

GREENBLATT, S: The Swerve: How the World Became Modern

Greenblatt, Stephen. The Swerve: How the World Became Modern. Norton, 2011. ISBN: 9780393064476. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket under clear, archival, mylar cover. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31320)

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Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction and the 2011 National Book Award for Non-Fiction.

Greenblatt argues that a radical ancient Roman text (Lucretius’s De rerum natura) was rescued from obscurity and inspired shockingly modern ideas that sparked the Renaissance Enlightenment.

Notes. Bibliography. Index. Section of plates. 356p. Measures 6.25×9.5 inches.

RODGERS, N: Alexander The Great: An Illustrated Military History

Rodgers, Nigel. Alexander The Great: An Illustrated Military History. Anness Publishing, 2012. ISBN: 9781844768219. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#31089) $12.00

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This magnificent illustrated military history of Alexander The Great: covering the rise of Macedonia, the battles, campaigns and tactics of Alexander, and the collapse of his vast empire after his early death, all depicted in more than 250 pictures.

Alexander III of Macedon (356 BCE-323BCE), commonly known as Alexander the Great, was a king of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead dynasty.

Illustrated in color. 128p. Index. Measures 9×12 includes.