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Le Sentenze Di Publilio Siro Volgarizzate

by Canal, Pietro

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Minotavros Books
Published
1871
Condition
Very Good
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CA$64.23

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Padova: Stabilimento Tip, 1871. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Orig. wrappers, 58pp. Wrappers disbound, with some unopened pages. From the library of United Nations Col. De Guinzbourg, a noted collector of proverbs. Embossed ex-library stamp on upper front cover, but still a very good copy. A collection of the moral maxims of Publius Syrus.
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Proverbi, Tradizioni Ed Annedoti Delle Valli Ladine Orientali Con Versione Italiana

by Alton, Giovanni

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Minotavros Books
Published
1881
Condition
Good
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CA$94.46

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Innsbruck: Stemperia e Liberia Accademica Wagner, 1881. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo. "Proverbs, Traditions And Anecdotes Of The Eastern Ladin Valleys With Italian Version." Orig. wrappers, 146pp, (2)ads. Pages 131-142 are LACKING. Bookplate of United Nations Col. De Guinzbourg, a noted collector of proverbs and linguistics. Light foxing, a small green stamp on title page. Wrappers soiled, with tape… Read more
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Moral Emblems, With Aphorisms, Adages, and Proverbs, of All Ages and Nations, From Jacob Cats and Robert Farlie

by Cats, Jacob and Robert Farlie; Pigot, Richard [editor and translator]

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Minotavros Books
Published
1860
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st American Edition
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CA$264.50

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New York: D. Appelton & Co, 1860. 1st American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Leighton, John. 4to (small). Full brown morocco. Gilt titling and gilt and blind decorated compartments to spine. Gilt titling and frame decoration to boards. Inner edge dentelle. A.E.G. Marbled endpapers. xvi, 240 p.p. Copiously illustrated throughout with B&W engravings in-text by Leighton, Dalziel, Whymper,… Read more
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Proverbele Romanilor: Extrase Din Colectiunea D-lui I. Zanne Si Cu Autorizarea D-Sale

by Zanne, I. [Iuliu]

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Minotavros Books
Published
1907
Condition
Near Fine
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CA$113.36

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Bucuresti: Editura Librariei Socec & Comp, 1907. Hard Cover. Near Fine. 8vo (5" x 7"). Romanian. Editune Populara. [Romanian Proverbs: Extracts From the Collection of Mr. I. Zanne and with his Authorization]. 322 p.p. Half-bound in black calf with green paper boards, gilt lettering to spine, raise spine bands. Pink ribbon marker. Some rubbing to spine ends and… Read more
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raccolta di brindisi per tutte le occasioni e Proverbii

by Gioviale, Prof

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Minotavros Books
Published
1904
Condition
Good
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CA$75.57

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Napoli: Gennaro Monte, 1904. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo. Original blue wrappers, from the library of Lt. Col. De Guinzbourg, his bookplate on front inner cover, 96 pp., light foxing and staining to leaves, dampstains to top edge of front cover and to upper rear cover, ownership signature in red crayon to upper front cover, thin piece of… Read more
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Lent Lilies: A Garden of Quiet for Forty Days

by Byron, May (arranged by)

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Very Good
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CA$22.67

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London: Hodder & Stoughton. Hard Cover. Very Good. 5" x 6.5" [n.d., ca. 1910?]. Unpaginated, [44 p.p.] Tan paper boards with gilt and purple lettering and illustrations. Darkening to edges of boards and spine, bumping to spine ends, a few spots to rear board. Illustrated endpapers. Forty days worth of reflections on topics such as forgiveness, purity, temptation,… Read more
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The Wisdom of George Santayana: Atoms of Thought, Ideas and Concepts

by Santayana, George; Cardiff, Ira D. (editor)

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Minotavros Books
Published
1964
Condition
Near Fine
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CA$34.01

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New York: Philosophical Library, Inc, 1964. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo. Special abridged edition. xvii, 106 p.p. Grey paper boards with black lettering to spine. Sunning head and foot of boards. Dust jacket has sunning to spine and edges, a few chips and tears, bumping to spine head. The present small volume is an especially abbreviated edition… Read more
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[London]: Printed for W. Thiselton, Circulating Library 37, 1792. Hardcover. Very Good. 18mo. [Date at end of 'Advertisement', second leaf after title-page, Feb. 5, 1792.] Mottled brown calf with quarterbound in recently rebacked tan calf. Black leather spine-label. Marbled brown endpapers. Frontispiece, [62] unnumbered pages. 18mo Bound in 6s. Two bookplates of Lt. Colonel Victor de Guinzbourg… Read more
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Apophthegmata Ex Probatis Graece Latinaeque Linguae Scriptoribus

by Lycosthenes, Conrad

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Minotavros Books
Published
1603
Condition
Very Good
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CA$566.78

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Coloniae: Lazari Zetzneri, 1603. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. With Parabolarum Sive Similitudinum. Coloniae: Lazari Zetzneri, 1603. With seperate title-page and pagination. Modern black wraps over boards. Title on paper spine label. Bookplate of former United Nations staff interpreter Lt. Colonel Victor de Guinzbourg on front pastedown. Woodcut vignette and early ownership signature on title-page. Book I: [16]… Read more
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La Poesie Chez Les Primitifs Ou Contes, Fables, Recits, et Proverbes Du Rwanda (Lac Kivu}

by Hurel, Eugene R.P.

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Minotavros Books
Published
1922
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Brussels: Goemaere, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo [medium]. Quarter cloth binding in blue buckram spine and marbled boards.vi, 260 p.p. Faded embossed library stamp at foot of title-page. Early ownership at head of title-page. Rubbing to extremities of boards and edges. Dark pen marking on rear buckram spine. Paper browning with small tear to table… Read more
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Teutsch-franzo¨sische und franzo¨sisch-teutsche Sprichwo¨rter

by Merguin, F.J.H.

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Minotavros Books
Published
1828
Condition
Near Fine
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Wien (Vienna): Gedruckt bei den Edlen v. Ghelen'schen Erben, 1828. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo (small). Halfbound buckram over yellow marbled boards. 113 p.p. [1]. Text in German and French. Bookplate of Victor de Guinzbourg on front pastedown. Small wear to lower front board. Light foxing. Otherwise interior clean. A near fine copy. An alphabetical list of German… Read more
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1200 Russian Proverbs

by Langnas, Isaac A.

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Minotavros Books
Published
1960
Condition
Fine
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CA$18.89

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New York: Philisophical Library, 1960. Paper Boards. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. 91 p.p. Paper Boards. Scratching to corners and ends of dust-jacket. Small tears to corners of dust-jacket as well. Bumping to extremities of boards. Inscription to rear endpaper. Bookplate by C.B. Farrar to front endpaper. Otherwise clean, a fine copy of book.
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Proverbios Morales

by Guajardo-Fafardo, Alonso

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Minotavros Books
Published
1888
Condition
Fine
Edition
2nd Edition
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CA$151.14

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Seville: Carlos De Torres y Daza, 1888. 2nd Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. 12mo (7" x 7.5"). xi, 55 p.p. Half-bound morocco, paper boards. AEG. Marbled boards and endpapers. Some rubbing to corners. In Spanish. Limited edition, copy number 50 out of 100. Preface dated 1888 written by a descendant of the author. Bookplate by de Guinzbourg to endpapers.… Read more
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Madrid: Jose Del Ojo Gomez, 1885. Hardcover. Fine. 32mo. New Edition. Text in Spanish. Quarter bound marbled green leather over green buckram boards. Title in gilt on red spine label. Top edge in red, with red marbled endpapers. Ejemplar num. 198 p.p. Bookplate of Lt. Colonel V.S.M. de Guinzbourg on front pastedown endpaper. Owner inscription on half-title.… Read more
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Bruxellis: Franciscum T'Serstevens, 1755. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. Two Vols. Full calf. Raised bands, with gilt floral motifs on spine. Vol I: [16] 348 p.p. (A-L); Vol II: 349-676 p.p., (M-Z) plus [12] p.p. index and table. Lacking front fly-leaf in Vol. I. Bookplate of Lt. Colonel V.S.M. de Guinzbourg in both books on front pastedown… Read more
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Tell Me Fi True. A Collection of Jamaican Proverbs. With Translations

by Huie, Bari

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Minotavros Books
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Scarborough: Bargergol Corporation, 1993. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 5.5" x 8.5" First Printing. 32 p.p. Rubbing and scuffing to covers, edges. Previous owner note in pen on front and rear inner covers. Otherwise in very good condition.
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Libros Humildes: Dos Refraneros Del Año 1541

by Pérez, Juan B. Sánchez (compiler)

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Minotavros Books
Published
1944
Condition
Very Good
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CA$75.57

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Madrid: Pérez, Juan B. Sánchez, 1944. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo (royal). Limited edition of 100 copies. 168, [9] pp.The book contains sayings from the year 1541, in Spanish. Printed by J. Cosano. Bookplate of Lt. Col. Victor De Guinzbourg [1906 - 1976] , an American military attaché to the United Nations who spoke around 10 languages and… Read more
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Doctrinal de Juan del Pueblo

by Sacristan, Fermin

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Minotavros Books
Published
1907
Condition
Near Fine
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CA$453.42

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Madrid: Viuda E Hijos de Murillo, 1907. Hardcover. Near Fine. 8vo. 1907-1911. Tall 8vo. Quarter bound in calf with tan buckram boards. Title in gilt on spine, raised bands. Two volumes in one. Vol. 1: xv, 17-370 p.p.; Vol. 2: 388 p.p., incl. index. Second volume dated 1911.Tight boards. Some rubbing and bumped edges, with stain on front… Read more
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Phaedri Fabulae, et Publii Syri Sentiae

by Phaedrus, Gaius Julius; Syrus Publilius

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Minotavros Books
Published
1729
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Near Fine
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CA$755.70

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Paris: Ex Typographia Regia, 1729. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 18mo. Red Morocco binding decoratively tooled with gilt. A.E.G. with sewn silk bookmark [4] 86 p.p. Includes engraved frontispiece. Separate half-title for Syrus [his work starts on p. 75] continuous pagination. From the library of [Victor] Leon Rattier [1824-1902], his red and gilt seal stamped on verso of front… Read more
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Paris: Chez Pierre Menier, 1609. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo [3" x 4.5"]. Later period red calf binding framed with gilt. Inner edges dentelle A.e.g. Marbled endpapers. [80] leaves. Collation: A - K8. Bookplate of De Guinzbourg on front pastedown endpaper. Light wear and rubbing to spine ends and corners. Small stain on front board.… Read more
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