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ORLANDO FURIOSO..

by Ariosto,Lodovicus (1474-1533)

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1562
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Venice: Vincenzo Valgrisi 1490-1572, 1562. Hardcover. Architectural titlepage with Caryatids , bust of Ariosto & "Vincent"Printer's mark +Woodcuts (51),+ f-p printer's emblem as colophon +over 50 large historiatied initials shewing erotic scenes,domestic scenes & trades &c, & 2 portraits + 51 fullpage cuts w. 240x171mm [4to in 8's] Very worn/damaged leather [lacks almost all of spine/& area along front… Read more
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HORAZENS BRIEFE aus dem Lateinischen übersetzt und mit historischer Einleitung und andern nöthigen Erläuterungen versehen. Erster Theil. Der neuen, verbesserten, mit dem Originale begleiteten Ausgabe. Zweyte Aufl.

by Wieland, C.M. (1733-1813) [Christoph Martin Wieland]

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1801
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Leipzig: Weidmannischen Buchhandlung 2nd edition, 1801. Good. Octavo marbled paper covered card with a faded spine label (edges quite rubbed) [16]pp (title +dedication) +332pp. Each chapter begins with an introduction followed by German translation and Latin original poem and ending in a section of explanatory matter. *First edition of this work published in Dessau in 1782. Wieland was… Read more
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THE SPECTATOR in eight volumes. Vol. V.

by Addison, Joseph and Richard Steele (editors)

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1769
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Glasgow: J.Robb & R.Duncan, Booksellers., 1769. Hardcover. Good. Frontispiece illustrating No.379 on discovery of Rosicrucian burial vault + engraved titlepage with vignette & rococco floral decorations. . Duodecimo (165x105mm) original speckled roan on 5 raised bands with red gilt spine label (some leather lacking along front hinge, head of spine very chipped but covers well attached). Frontis +… Read more
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A COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF INDIA, civil, military, and social, from the first landing of the English, to the suppression of the Sepoy revolt; including an outline of the early history of Hindoostan.

by Beveridge, Henry (1799-1863)

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1862
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London: Blackie and Son, Paternoster Row, E.C.; and Glasgow and Edinburgh., 1862 [i.e. 1858-1862]; Glasgow; Edinburgh. Glasgow: W.G. Blackie and Co., Printers, Villafield., 1862. Hardcover. Good. 500 + engravings, colour maps. . Quarto, II Volumes of III, several maps with colour (including a fine one of the Indian subcontinent); tissue guard on frontis; 10" tall; heavy wear to… Read more
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PEAKS, PASSES AND GLACIERS a series of excursions by members of the Alpine Club.

by Ball, John [editor]

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1859 1st edition
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London: Longman Brown, Green, Longmans and Roberts, 1859 1st edition. Hardcover. Good. Chromolith plates (8) each tipped onto beige art paper, woodcuts in the text. Chromolithographs by Day & Son lithographers to the Queen. Day & Son lithographers to the Queen.. Octavo tan half calf with green cloth sides; spine with gilt library name and number (leather edges… Read more
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INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY or elements of the natural history of Insects with Plates.

by Kirby, William (1759-1850) & William Spence (1783-1860)

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1818, 1818, 1826
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London: Longman etc.3rd edition, 1818, 1818, 1826. Hardcover. Very Good. Hand-coloured copperplates (5), supposedly by John Curtis (1791-1862).. 3 VOLUMES octavo (145 by 215mm) half calf marbled boards faux bands with 4 (of 6) spine labels (head of spine chipped/labels bit chipped, worn off on vol iii, partialy worn on vol ii) Printer's flaw Vol ii, p… Read more
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PARS II. SOLYMANNI XII et Selymi XIII. Turcar. Impp. contra Christianos: vicissimque Christianorum contra hos, sub auspiciis ... Imppp. Caroli v., Ferdinandi & Maximiliani II. res gestć ... ab anno 1520 usque in prćsentem annum 1577 peractć. Ex variis autoribus ... in unum opusculum collectć, etc.

by Hoeniger, Nicholaus (1548-1598)

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1577
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Basel: Sebastian Henric Petri, 1577. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo blindstamped pig on 4 raised bands with one of two functioning classpsclasps. First Volume Pars I also published Henric Petri 1577 entitled Aulae Turcicicae [Â…] by Antoine Geuffroy - see Blackmer 679 for both parts. * A history of the wars between Ottoman Sultan`s Suleiman the Magnificent (1520-1566) and… Read more
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PHILOSOPHICAL WORKS [Volume II + III Only] physics, statics, pneumatics, natural history, chymistry, and medecine / the whole illustrated with notes containing the improvements made in the several parts of natural and experimental knowledge since his time by Peter Shaw.

by Boyle,Robert (1627-1694) with notes etc. By Peter Shaw M.D (1694-1763).

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1725
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London: W.& J.Innys & J.Osborn & T.Longman, 1725. Hardcover. Very Good-. folding plates [19 in Vol.II & in Vol. III] . Quarto blind tooled panelled calf on 5 raised bands with gilt spine label [rebacked with old spine relaid and original cover laid on front board] Vol.III titlepage + xv [=content] +[1p=blank] +756pp [includes… Read more
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OMNIA D. BASILII MAGNI Archiepiscopi Caesareae Cappadociae, quae ad nos extant, Opera, iuxta argumentorum congruentiam in Tomos distincta quatuor, ab Iano Cornario medico physico Zuiccaviensi interpretata, iterumq[ue] recognita & castigata, ac duobus libris contra Eunomij apologeticum aucta: quorum ordinem & catalogum versa pagina docet.

by Basil the Great, Saint, Archbishop of Caesarea

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1552
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Basel: H. Froben (1501-1563), 1552. Hardcover. Very Good. Large Froben printer's device on titlepage, historiated woodcut initials throughout. . Four Volumes in One, large folio bound in blind-stamped pigskin (dated 1564 with initials I.D.F.H.) on bevelled wooden boards with metal clasps (lacking one clasp) each board has 16 small marginal panels of biblical scenes and four larger central… Read more
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CALEDONIA ILLUSTRATED in a series of views taken expressly for the work, by W. H. Bartlett, T. Allom, and Others. The descriptive text by William Beattie, M.D.

by William Beattie (1793-1875)

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1840 [approx but ND]
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London and New York: George Virtue (1794-1868), 1840 [approx but ND]. Hardcover. Good. Titlepage vignettes + 96 engravings (inc map of Scotland) by William Bartlett (1809-1854), Thomas Allom (1804-1872) and others.. Two Volumes complete, quarto 275x215mm 3/4 leather with marbled boards, spines on 4 raised bands with gilt decoration & labels, all edges gilt (marbled paper scuffed, corners… Read more
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NEU UND NIE ERHOERTER .. VERSUCH DER UNIVERSAL VERMEHRUNG ALLER BAUME, STAUDEN, UND BLUMEN Bewa¨chse.

by Agricola, Georg Andreas (1672-1738)

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1716-1717
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Regenspurg: Johann Theodoro Boetio 1st edition, 1716-1717. Hardcover. Very Good. Engraved folding portrait by Christoph L. Agricola (1665-1724), 31 numbered copperplates +7 full-page plates in text (some folding) + text illustrations throughout. . Two volumes in one folio (33x22x4cm) contemporary vellum with brass clasps, All edges faded blue, early ownership inscriptions on endpapers, 25 leaves +184pp +16 leaves… Read more
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THE POETIC WORKS OF LOUIS NAPOLEON now first done into Plain English.

by NAPOLEON III., Emperor of the French illustrated H.G.Hine

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1852
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London: David Bogue, 1852. Hardcover. Very Good. Amusing text illustrations (about 100) by H.G. Hine.. 16mo plum pebbled cloth (head of spine chipped for 1cm) xii +112pp +full page tail plate. Satirical poems on events in the Emperor's life and on his “Idees Napoleoniennes”. No author suggested by the British Library catalogue. Last 2 leaves dusty and although… Read more
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SENEQUE, DES BIENFAITS, de la version de Mre Françios de Malherbe, Gentil-homme ordinaire de la Chambre du Roy [with 2nd Work] SENEQUE DES QUESTIONS NATURELLES de la Version P. Du-Ryer.

by Seneca 4 B.C. approx-65 A.D. (edited by F. de Malherbe 1555-1628)

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1660, 1659
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Rouen & Paris: Antoine de Sommaville, 1660, 1659. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo (150x85mm) 17th century full calf, spine on 5 cords decorated gilt All Edges Rouge, 375+[1]pp followed by 2nd Work, [4]+412pp. Ex Libris C. Humbert on pastedown, card with early MS notes inserted & initials on free endpaper, illegible signatures on both titlepages. Text in very good… Read more
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THEOGNIDIS, PHOCYLIDIS, PYTHAGORAE, SOLONIS & aliorum POEMATA GNOMICA. Graecis ex adverso Latina interpretatio apposita .. Opera Frederici Sylbergeii [preceded by Title in Greek].

by Theognis and other Greek poets, compiled by Friedrich Sylberg

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1659
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Utrecht (Ultrajecti): Ex officina Johannis Ă  Waesberge, 1659. Hardcover. Very Good. Woodcut vignette on titlepage + a few foliated initials. . 12mo 130x80mm contemporary vellum (sl. damaged) All Edges Rouge. Ownership on FEP in 19th century blue ink (Kiel), Titlepage followed by 4 sections of poems by each Greek author and a 5th by others followed by Sylberg's… Read more
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EPITOME ARITHMETICAE PRACTICAE nunc quinto ab ipso auctore anno 1606 recognita & multis in locis locupletata.

by Clavius, Christopher (1538-1612)

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1614
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Moguntiae (Mainz): publ. Bernard Walther, printed by Joannes Volmari., 1614. Hardcover. Good. Printers mark on title page, graphs & formulae in text. . Duodecimo (155x95mm), contemporary laced vellum covers (lacks fastening straps), spine & front cover with faded MS title & author's name, ownership note on pastedown from library of Augustinian Canons of Herzogenburg (Austria), dated December 1,… Read more
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LI CINQUE ORDINI DI ARCHITTETURA et agiuntade lopere del eccmo. M. Giacomo Barocio da Vignola; con un ragionamento alli architeti di mo. Ottaviano Ridolfi .. con la nova agiunta di Michiel Angielo Bona Rotta Fiorentino.

by Vignola, Giacomo Barozzi da (1507-1573)

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1648 approx.
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Venice: nel Negotio Remondini, 1648 approx.. Hardcover. Good. Engraved titlepage + [42] leaves of plates. . Folio (390x280mm) paper-covered limp pasteboard, gilt-titled leather spine & tips (worn at edges). Engraved titlepage + [42] leaves of full-page engraved plates (signed A-E8 + 3 of Bernini Vatican monuments). Fowler 363: „The title page Â… and the plates of this issue… Read more
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DE IMITATIONE CHRISTI Libri Quatuor plane Divini.

by A'Kempis, Thomas (1380-1471), Latin commentary by Giovanni Gersen Gersen, abbot of Vercelli 13th cent.

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1644
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Rome: Sacred Congregation for Propagation of the Faith., 1644. Hardcover. Very Good. Titlepage vignettes, full-page portraits of Gerson holding cross and of Constantino Caietano (1560-1650), who was custodian of the Vatican Library. . Octavo 155x110mm near contemporary vellum gilt ruled (ties lacking), All Edges Rouge. Some marks on vellum & small pipe ash damage to 1st few pages,… Read more
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ANATOME PLANTARUM. Cui subjungitur Appendix .. ejusdem authoris de OVO INCUBATO Observationes [dedicated to Royal Society, London, here bound with 2nd Work]: OPERA POSTHUMA Quibus praefationes, & Animadversiones addidit .. Faustinus Gavinellus publicus anatomiae lector.

by Malpighi, Marcello (1628-1694)

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1675, 1698
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London & Venice: Johannis Martyn, Regiae Societatis Typographi, 1st ed; 2nd work A. Poleti, 3rd edition., 1675, 1698. Hardcover. Very Good. Engraved title vignettes to both Works, 61 + 19 copperplates of plants (1st Work frontispiece lacking), + portrait of Malpighi in 2nd Work with final plate of sleeping leopards in landscape by Italian nun Suor Isabella Piccini… Read more
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EPITOME THESAURI ANTQUITATUM, hoc est, Impp(eratorum) Rom(anorum) Orientalium et Occidentalium Iconum, ex antiquis Numismatibus quam fidelissime deliniatarum. Ex Musaeo Iacobi de Strada Mantuani Antiquarii.

by Strada, Jacobus (1507-1588)

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1553
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Lugduni (Lyon): Jacobus de Strada & Thomas Guerinus 1st edition, 1553. Hardcover. Very Good. Title vignette + woodcuts (over 480) of coins with portraits of Roman emperors on black ground). . Quarto modern half vellum, spine gilt ruled with red gilt leather title (a few marks), armorial bookplate of Dr. FaragĂł Pál on pastedown. Titlepage with woodcut vignette… Read more
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DISCOURS DE LA METHODE POUR BIEN CONDUIRE SA RAISON, et chercher la verité dans les sciences. Plus la Dioptrique et les Meteores .. Reueue¨ & corrige´e en cette derniere edition.

by Descartes, Rene´ (1596-1650)

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1668
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Paris: Chez M. Bobin & N. Le Gras, 1668. Hardcover. Very Good. Titlepage vignettes, several full-page diagrams + text illustrations throughout. . Quarto (23x17cm) contemporary half calf (spine restored, front joint cracked, scratched & rather scuffed), [4], 413, [31]pp. Page 121 mis-numbered as 221, p.128 as 228 and p.334 as 314. Title vignette. *Fourth and Final edition (simultaneously… Read more
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