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Odes and Epodes of Horace, 8 Volumes in 10: Signed Limited Edition
Odes and Epodes of Horace, 8 Volumes in 10: Signed Limited Edition
by Horace and Howard Pyle and W H W Bicknell
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Boston: Bibliophile Society (1902-03). Number 228 of 467 produced. 8 volumes in 10 each in a double slipcase. Quarter Japon vellum paper over boards. Signed by Howard Pyle W H W Bicknell & E H Garrett. This set is unopened. General light wear to bindings.... (read more)

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Athenae Oxonienses: An Exact History of all the Writers and Bishops Who Have Had Their Eduction in the Most Antient and Famous University of Oxford... 4 parts in 2 Volumes
Athenae Oxonienses: An Exact History of all the Writers and Bishops Who Have Had Their Eduction in the Most Antient and Famous University of Oxford... 4 parts in 2 Volumes
by Anthony Wood
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London: R Knaplock D Midwinter 1721. Four parts in two volumes. Folio half bound. All boards are detached. This the second edition very much corrected and enlarged; with the addition of above 500 new lives from the author's original manuscript. MP... (read more)

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The Elements of Greek Grammar: A New Edition; A Greek Grammar
The Elements of Greek Grammar: A New Edition; A Greek Grammar
by Richard Valpy and Philip Buttmann
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Two works bound as one: Richard Valpy's The Elements of Greek Grammar: A New Edition, printed without author attribution, published in London by A. J. Valpy in 1828, and Greek Grammar by Philip Buttmann, published in London by Richard Priestley in 1824... (read more)

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Roland Furieux, Poeme Heroique, 4 Volumes
Roland Furieux, Poeme Heroique, 4 Volumes
by Lodovico Ariosto and Louis d'Ussieux and Nicholas De Launay and Nicholas Ponce
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Paris Chez Brunet 1775-1776; Volume 4 Chez Laporte, 1783 4 volumes. 8vo., 324; 391; 470; 410pp. 19th century tree calf red morocco, title labels, gilt decorations in panels on spine. Translated into the French by Louis d'Ussieux. Frontis and 92 engraved... (read more)

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Merkwurdige Alterthumer Durch Mythologische, Historische und Andere Anmerkungen Erlautert
Merkwurdige Alterthumer Durch Mythologische, Historische und Andere Anmerkungen Erlautert
by Jobst Wilhelm Munker and George Paul Nusbiegel
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Nuremberg: G P Nusbiegel, 1767 & 1776. 4to. 248, (10)pp. With 32 numbered plates one of which is partially hand-colored. 2 volumes bound together with separate title pages dated 1767 & 1776; text is numbered sequentially. Modern cloth binding is slightly... (read more)

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Variarum Observationum Liber
Variarum Observationum Liber
by Isaac Vossius
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London: Robertum Scott Bibliopolam, 1685. Quarto. (8), 397, (1)pp. Contemporary full calf; spine with raised bands and decorative gilt motif. Woodcut initials. Complete with dedication leaf. Text in Latin. Corners bumped; rubbing to edges joints and... (read more)

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Miscelaneous Works of the Late Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield: Consisting of Letters to his Friends, Never Before Printed, and Various Other Articles.  In Two Volumes
Miscelaneous Works of the Late Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield: Consisting of Letters to his Friends, Never Before Printed, and Various Other Articles. In Two Volumes
by M Maty
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London: Edward and Charles Dilly 1777. Two volumes. Royal 4to. Half morocco raised bands gilt decoration on spines. Bookplate of Charles Bosanquet on front paste down of both volumes (Governor of the South Sea Company 1838-50). Half title to volume 1... (read more)

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Opera Ioanis Despauterii Niniuite
Opera Ioanis Despauterii Niniuite
by Johannes de Spauter
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Paris: Francois Regnault 1533-4. Quarto 14 x 18 cm. 7 parts in 1. Contemporary vellum boards stamped in blind spne gilt. 5 engraved title pages 4 with Regnault's elephant device. Engraved initials & colophons. Gothic type. Corners edges and spine ends... (read more)

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Rime Piacevoli
Rime Piacevoli
by Giovanni Battista Fagiuoli
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Lucca: Savatore e Gian-Domenica Marescandoli, 1729, 1733 8vo., full vellum with leather title label to spine. All edges stained green. (4), 358, [1l], [8], 350pp. Parts 1 & 2 bound in one volume, each with a title page. Text in Italian. Mixed state; part... (read more)

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Orationes Selectae XXVII
Orationes Selectae XXVII
by Jacobi Facciolati
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Padua Joannem Manfre 1767. First edition. octavo contemporary vellum 404pp. Engraved device on title page engraved initial letters and vignettes throughout. Some stains to vellum insect damage to rear paste down and end paper notes in ink on front free... (read more)

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Characterum Ethicorum Theophrasti Eresii Capita Duo Hactenus Anecdota Quae Ex Cod. Ms. Vaticano Saeculi XI Graece Edidit Latine Vertit
Characterum Ethicorum Theophrasti Eresii Capita Duo Hactenus Anecdota Quae Ex Cod. Ms. Vaticano Saeculi XI Graece Edidit Latine Vertit
by Theophrastus
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Parma: Ex Regio Typographeo 1786. Folio 23x32cm. viii 128pp 9pp. First edition thus. Quarter bound in modern natural calf plain paper over boards spine stamped in black. Engraved frontispiece and vignette. Text in Latin and Greek. Type designed by the... (read more)

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Des Wijtberoemden Hoochgeleerden Ouden Philosophi Ende Natuurcondigers Boecken Ende Schriften In Drie Deelen Onderscheyden... 1st Edition
Des Wijtberoemden Hoochgeleerden Ouden Philosophi Ende Natuurcondigers Boecken Ende Schriften In Drie Deelen Onderscheyden... 1st Edition
by Caius Plinius Secundus
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Arnhem: Jan Janszen 1610. 4to. 1l. 612, 6pp. Modern half calf, paper covered boards, all edges stained red. Colored title vignette of Noah's Ark, woodcuts of animals throughout. Neatly repaired tear to title page some annotation in neat old hand to title... (read more)

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Elogia Virorum Bellica Virtute Illustrium and Elogia Virorum Literis Illustrium 2 Volumes Bound in One
Elogia Virorum Bellica Virtute Illustrium and Elogia Virorum Literis Illustrium 2 Volumes Bound in One
by Paulo Giovio / Tobias Strummer (illustrator)
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Elogia Virorum Bellica Virtute Illustrium, published in 1575, was the first published work to provide illustrations of its biographical subjects. The subjects in this first work are mostly military and political figures. Tobias Stimmer was already a... (read more)

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Les Ephesiaques de Xenophon Ephesien, ou Les Amours d'Anthie et d'Abrocomas
Les Ephesiaques de Xenophon Ephesien, ou Les Amours d'Anthie et d'Abrocomas
by Xenophon
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Paris: Pierre Bauche 1736. Duodecimo recently rebound in grey cloth with a paper label on the spine rubricated title page untrimmed edges. Text in French; 224pp. 8.5 x 14.5cm. In very good condition. OCLC 18487306 Indy... (read more)

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Enchiridion / Manuale di Epitteto Volgarizzato da Eritisco Pilenejo
Enchiridion / Manuale di Epitteto Volgarizzato da Eritisco Pilenejo
by Epictetus
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Parma: Typis Bodonianis, 1793. Folio 23x32cm. iv,40pp,iv,51pp. First edition thus. Quarter bound in modern natural calf, plain paper over boards, spine stamped in black. 2 parts in 1, with separate title pages and paginations: the Greek text followed by... (read more)

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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
by Edward Fitzgerald
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London: George G Harrap, (1930) Signed binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. 4to., full blue morocco ruled & decorated in gilt. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Complete with 12 tipped in color plates by Willy Pogany. Vignettes in gold & black also by... (read more)

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Amorosa Visione di Messer Giou. Bocc. nuouamente ritrouata. Apologia di H Claricio.
Amorosa Visione di Messer Giou. Bocc. nuouamente ritrouata. Apologia di H Claricio.
by Giovanni Boccaccio
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[Milan: 1521] 4to.; 1, (3), A-X4; a-d4, c5. Later vellum, title written on spine. All edges sprinkled. Colophon found on X4: In Aedibvs Zannotti. Vellum soiled, spine darkened. Top edge soiled. Binding at front paste down top edge pulling away from board.... (read more)

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Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera, Cum Novo Commentario Ad Modum Joannis Bond
Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera, Cum Novo Commentario Ad Modum Joannis Bond
by Horace
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Paris: Didot, 1855 16mo. Signed binding by Lortic. Full red morocco, all edges gilt, inner gilt dentelles. With 2 double maps, 7 full-page photogravure plates & 11 photogravure plates at chapter heads. Joints worn. Plates faded. A classic text in a... (read more)

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Comoediae
Comoediae
by Publius Terentius
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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
by Omar Khayyam and Willy Pogany
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