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L'Eneide, Traduite en vers Francais, avec des remarques sur les principales beautes du texte - 4 volumes

by Delille, Jacques (trans)

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Published
1804
Condition
Good
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$100.00

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Chez Giguet et Michaud, Paris, 1804. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Four volumes (complete). In French throughout. A pleasingly antique set. Please note that the publication date is also marked according to the French Revolutionary Calendar (XII). All four books in full calf leather. Stamped gilt borders, decoration and titling. Titling on darker leather… Read more
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L'Eneide - tradotta in versi italiani - Tomo II

by Bondi, Clemente (trans)

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Published
1795
Condition
Very Good
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$250.00

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Presso i Librai Gaetano Balboni, Ferrero, e Pomba, Francesco Prato, 1795. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 239 pages (complete). In Italian throughout. Vol II only, starting with the seventh book ("Tu pur, d'Enea nutrice, ai lidi nostri/ Desti, o Cjeta, eterno onor morendo; ..." An agreeable antique copy. Half leather. The leather corners and… Read more
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Pub. Virgilii Maronis Opera. Olim Quidem a Ioanne Pierio Valeriano, M S Codicum Ope Restituta Nunc Vero Denuo Cum Vetustissimo

by Virgil; Valeriano, John Pierio

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Published
2016
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint
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$11.00

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Facsimile Publisher, Delhi, India, 2016. Reprint. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. 168 pages (complete). Facsimile reprint of 1589 edition from Officina Sanctandreana. A smart, neat copy. The dustjacket is healthy with just the lightest of shelving wear about the edges. The boards are smart, sound, steady. The contents are most agreeable. They are clear,… Read more
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The Bodley Head (Volume 1 - 6)

by Fitzgerald, Scott

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Very Good
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$240.00

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The Bodley Head. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 6 volume set. Volumes 1 and 2 are reprints, while volumes 3 to 6 are first editions. All 6 dust jacket are shelf rubbed, edge worn, marked and worn to varying degrees, with some minor edgewear and tearing along the edges and tanning to the spine. Despite this, the jackets remain whole… Read more
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Aves - Cum Prolegomenis et Commentariis

by Aristophanes ; Leeuwen, J van (ed)

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Published
1902
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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A W Sijthoff, Lugundi-Batavorum, 1902. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 276 pages (complete). In Latin and Ancient Greek. A benign copy. The boards have handling and storage marks, stains, wear. They are steady, healthy. The contents are most pleasing. They are clean, clear, confident, assiduous, agreeably hale. fk. Our… Read more
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Annals of Tacitus

by Holbrooke, George O (Ed)

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Published
1882
Condition
Very Good
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$45.00

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Macmillan & Co., London, 1882. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 530 pages (complete). In English and Latin. A placid copy. The front pastedown has a presentation plate to Alexander Buchanan of Glasgow University, from his students, in April 1885. The boards have wear and marks from handling and shelving. The spine has been discoloured from shelving.… Read more
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Jock of the Bushveld

by Fitzpatrick, Percy Sir

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1954
Condition
Good
Edition
Reprint
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$8.00

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Longmans, Green and Company, 1954. Reprint. Hardcover. Good/Poor. The dust jacket is shelf rubbed, edge worn; creased and torn. Price clipped too. It can still look presentable in cellophane though. The boards are in a good condition, except for some insect damage. Age related marks can be noticed on the starting and ending pages. A reprint. Tightly bound… Read more
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The Pirate - 3 Volumes

by [Scott, Walter]

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1822
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$36.00

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Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh / Hurst, Robinson, and Co., London, 1822. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Three volumes. First edition of Scott's novel, published anonymously (as was his wont at the time) and in three volumes (as intended) for practical reasons. Especially taking these books age into account, they are benign, much owned, resolute. … Read more
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The History of Pendennis : His Fortunes and Misfortunes, His Friends and His Greatest Enemy - with illustrations and steel and wood by the author

by Thackeray, William Makepeace

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Published
1849
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$39.00

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Bradbury and Evans, London, 1849. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Two volumes (complete). Both rebound first editions. Volume 1 published in 1849, Volume 2 in 1850. Both have marbled boards, leather spines. Vol 1: the boards are mild-mannered. There is shelving wear and some scuffing. The spine is smart. The… Read more
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The Soul of the Ape; The Soul of the W

by Marais, Eugene N

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Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
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$18.00

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Jonathan Ball Publishers, 1990. Very Good/Very Good. The dust jacket is slightly shelf rubbed and sunned at the spine. It will still look good in cellophane though. The boards are in a very good condition, however slightly knocked on the front board. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 240 pages. [B.K.]. Our orders are shipped using… Read more
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Rob Roy - in three volumes

by [Scott, Walter]

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Published
1818
Condition
Good
Edition
4th Edition
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$31.00

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Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh ; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London, 1818. 4th Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Three volumes (as intended). This fourth edition from the year of publication indicates the phenomenal demand for the novel. Indeed, when the book was published an entire ship left Leith with copies as its sole cargo.… Read more
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq Vol IV. Containing his Satires, &c

by Pope, Alexander

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Published
1757
Condition
Fair
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$15.00

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A Millar ; J and R Tonson ; H Lintot ; C Bathurst, London, 1757. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 249 pages (complete). A pocket-sized, full leather book. Pages have printer's marks at the foot of the pages. The book has been fulsomely 'embellished' by an 'inspired' child. The book is benign, patient. The boards have… Read more
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Homerus : Die Ilias - Uit die Oorspronklike Grieks Vertaal

by Homer ; Rensburg, J P J (trans)

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Published
1952
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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Pro Ecclesia-Drukkery, Stellenbosch, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 404 pages (complete). First Afrikaans translation, first edition thereof. A contentedly owned copy. It is competent and sure. The wine-red covers are handsome and healthy. The gilt titling is fresh. The contents have evidence of use, however, the pages are clean, clear, comfortable,… Read more
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Homerus : Die Odusseia - uit die oorspronlike Grieks

by Homer ; Rensburg, J P J (trans)

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Published
1963
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$80.00

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Human & Rousseau, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 308 pages (complete). First Afrikaans translation, first edition thereof. A most handsome, clubbable copy. The book is housed in a wine-red slipcase. This is a little marked and scuffed and worn from shelving. It is healthy and sure. The book is smart.… Read more
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The Romances of Alexandre Dumas: M. De Chauvelin's Will and Stories of the French Revolution

by Dumas, Alexandre

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Published
1931
Condition
Fair
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$40.00

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J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1931. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. The boards are rubbed, edge worn and quite soiled, with a large and rather unsightly marking on the bottom corner. Aside from this, the boards remain strong and whole. Internally, there is a previous retailer's sticker on the front pastedown and a previous owner's signature on the front end… Read more
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Paul and Virginia

by St. Pierre, Bernardin de

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Published
1839
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$16.00

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W S Orr & Co., London, 1839. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 307 pages (complete). A note from the editor : "...this is the first time that the Paul and Virginia of St Pierre has appeared in an English dress ; all the previous editions having been disfigured by impertinent interpolations, and mutilated by numerous omissions and… Read more
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Purgatory and Paradise - With Critical and Explanatory Notes

by Alighieri, Dante ; Cary, The Rev Henry Francis

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Published
1909
Condition
Fair
Edition
2nd Edition
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$90.00

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P F Collier, Publisher, New York, 1909. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. Dore, M Gustave. 396 pages (complete). A heavy, charming copy. Rebound in quarter leather with original boards. No publication date with some confusion as to the issue of the "New Edition" with 1892 and 1909 both quoted. We have taken the later date… Read more
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Die Odusseia

by Homerus ; Rensburg, J P J van

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Published
1963
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$48.00

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Human & Rousseau, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 308 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. First Afrikaans translation of "The Odyssey". A smart copy with some storage marks. Fully bound in leather. Housed in a leather bound slipcase. The slipcase is clubbable and smart and healthy. The back of the slipcase… Read more
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A Vita Nuova (The New Life)

by Alighieri, Dante

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Published
1908
Condition
Fair
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$45.00

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George Routledge & Sons, Ltd., London, 1908. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. Rossetti, Dante Gabriel. 103 pages (complete). A charming aged copy. The decorated boards have wear and scuffing, but they are appealing. Within, the contents are foxed throughout. The pages are mild-mannered, benevolent, clear, certain, tight and yet tender. fk. Our orders are… Read more
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The Annals of Tacitus: Books I - VI (Handy Literal Translations)

by Tacitus

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Published
1897
Condition
Good
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$20.00

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Hinds & Noble, Publishers, New York City, 1897. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 247 pages (complete). Oxford Translation. A benign copy. Pocket sized. The covers have wear about the edges from usage and shelving. The faces have scuffing and staining. They are secure. Within, the contents are comfortable, certain, clean, clear and competent.… Read more
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