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Caxton's Eneydos 1490: Englisht from the French Liure des Eneydes 1483 (Livre des Eneydes / Aeneid)
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Caxton's Eneydos 1490: Englisht from the French Liure des Eneydes 1483 (Livre des Eneydes / Aeneid)

By Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro) / W.T. Culley (Ed.) / F.J. Furnivall (Ed.) / Dr. Salverda de Grave

London: Published for the Early English Text Society by Trubner and Co., 1890. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Full dark green leather prize binding. Boards have blind ruled border, gilt armorial to front board (King's College, London), gilt decorated edges and turn-ins. Spine has five raised bands with gilt title and gilt decorated compartments. Rubbing and light wear to edges of boards and slightly to spine. A few marks and light dents to rear board. Good solid binding with no cracking to joints, Yellow endpapers with prize bookplate to front pastedown endpaper - Prize for Early English, King's College School, Christmas 1892. All page edges gilt. Very clean text throughout. A reprint of Caxton's 1490 translation of 'Liure des Eneydes' - a French language edition of Virgil's Aeneid. Very scarce. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxxii, 214

$266.20

Eros and Death in the Aeneid [SIGNED]
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Eros and Death in the Aeneid [SIGNED]

By Daniel Gillis

Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider, 1983. 1st Edition . Near Fine. 6.75 x 9.5 inches (17 x 24 cm). Signed by Author. Lacking jacket. Red card wraps. Unread copy, slight foxing to page edges, otherwise in first class condition throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Inscribed and signed by the author to first page: 'Richard Adams, with admiration and best greetings, David Gillis, Haverford, April 8, 1986.' Gillis references the parallel between Watership Down and the Aeneid on page 39. An interesting association copy of a rare work. Overall condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6.75 x 9.5 inches (17 x 24 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 148

$66.55

The Lays of Ancient Rome
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The Lays of Ancient Rome

By Lord Macaulay / Paul Hardy (Illust.)

London: Ernest Nister, 1907. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good Plus. 4.75 x 7 inches (12 x 18 cm). Red and pink cloth binding. All edges gilt. Light foxing to endpaper, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Publisher's reference number 1864 to foot of title page. Attractive colour illustrations. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.75 x 7 inches (12 x 18 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 148

$46.59

Fables of Aesop, and Other Eminent Mythologists: with Morals and Reflections
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Fables of Aesop, and Other Eminent Mythologists: with Morals and Reflections

By Aesop / Roger L'Estrange (Ed.)

London: Printed for R. Sare, A. and J. Churchil, D. Brown, T. Goodwin, M. Wotton, J. Nicholson, G. Sawbridge, B. Tooke, and G. Strahan, 1714. 6th Edition . Very Good. 5 x 8 inches (13 x 20 cm). Full calf leather binding, contemporary panelled boards with blind decorations. Expertly rebacked, spine has five raised bands, red leather title label. Previous owner's name to front pastedown endpaper. Staining to outside corner of lower page margin throughout the book, occasionally straying into the text. Browning and light foxing, a few occasional stains to outside margin. Pp.21-33 of 'The life of Aesop' misnumbered 17-29 (as expected), p352 misnumbered 325. The 11 page Alphabetic table is incomplete: The first three pages are bound in before the fables, and the final page is bound in after the fables. This copy includes an additional advertisement leaf, not mentioned in the ESTC. Also includes fables of Berlandus, Anianus, Abstemius and Poggius, as well as 'The life of Æsop'. ESTC T84995. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 5 x 8 inches (13 x 20 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 8vo. Engraved frontis, [12], 29 (i.e.33), [3], 550, [2], [3] (ads)

$266.20

Marcus Velleius Paterculus cum Notis Gerardi Vossii G.F.: Historiae Romanae (History of Rome)
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Marcus Velleius Paterculus cum Notis Gerardi Vossii G.F.: Historiae Romanae (History of Rome)

By Marcus Velleius Paterculus / Gerrit Janszoon Vos [Gerardus Vossius/Gerardi Vossii] (Ed.)

Lugd. Batavorum (Lugduni Batavorum/Leiden): Ex Officina Elzeviriana [Elzevir Press), 1639. 1st Edition . Very Good. 2.75 x 5 inches (7 x 12.5 cm). Victorian full calf leather binding. Spine has five raised bands, gilt lettering and ornaments. Boards have double gilt ruled border. Joints cracked, with some chipping to leather, both boards securely attached. Marbled page edges, marbled endpapers. Good solid binding. Attractive engraved title page, very clean text throughout. Latin text. An attractive Elzevir Press edition of Velleius' History of Rome. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 2.75 x 5 inches (7 x 12.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 12mo. Engraved title, [10], 128, [2]

$199.65

C. Sallustius Crispus cum veterum Historicorum fragmentis: (Histories)
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C. Sallustius Crispus cum veterum Historicorum fragmentis: (Histories)

By Sallut (Gaius Sallustius Crispus)

Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden): Ex Officina Elseviriana [Elzevir Press), 1634. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 3 x 5 inches (7.5 x 12.5 cm). Contemporary full vellum binding, lettered in black ink to spine. Boards have light marking and scratches. Red speckled page edges. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown endpaper (Roger Laloy), previous owners' names to front free endpaper and upper margin of title page. Inscription to lower margin of title page has been excised with old paper repair. Good solid binding, clean text throughout. Latin text. An attractive Elzevir Press edition of Sallut's Histories, in excellent condition. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 3 x 5 inches (7.5 x 12.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 12mo. Engraved title, [16], 310, [34] (Index)

$266.20

A Greek Garland. A Selection from the Palatine Anthology
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A Greek Garland. A Selection from the Palatine Anthology

By F.L. Lucas (Trans.)

London: Oxford University Press, 1939. 1st Edition . Good Plus/Good. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13 x 19 cm). Dust jacket: Loss to upper edge with crude taped repairs, price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: Red cloth binding with light marking to boards. Heavy foxing to page edges, spotting throughout text, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Scarce. Overall book condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xvii, 105

$25.29

The Golden Asse; The Satyircon; Daphnis and Chloe
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The Golden Asse; The Satyircon; Daphnis and Chloe

By Lucius Apuleius / T. Petronius Arbiter / Longus / Adlngton (Trans.) / Burnaby (Trans.) / Thornley (Trans.)

London: Simpkin Marshall Ltd, 1933. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good. 4.5 x 6.75 inches (11 x 17.5 cm). Mustard buckram binding. A few light marks to rear board, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Previous owner's name and bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.5 x 6.75 inches (11 x 17.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xiv, 195

$21.30

The Hero: A Study in Tradition, Myth and Drama (Thinker's Library No. 133) [SIGNED]
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The Hero: A Study in Tradition, Myth and Drama (Thinker's Library No. 133) [SIGNED]

By Lord Raglan / [Fitzroy Somerset]

London: Watts and Co, 1949. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good Plus/Good. 4.25 x 6.5 inches (11 x 17 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Wear and creasing to edges, spine heavily faded, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Red cloth binding. Light foxing to page edges, otherwise excellent. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down. Inscribed by the author's son Fitzroy Somerset (5th Baron Raglan) to the dedication page. (The book is dedicated to Fitzroy and his sister Janetta). 'To Richard, with best wishes from [arrow points to Fitzroy on the dedication]. An interesting association copy. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.25 x 6.5 inches (11 x 17 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: ix, 310

$73.21

Plato's Banquet. A Discourse on the Manners of the Antient Greeks Relative to the Subject of Love : (The Symposium)
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Plato's Banquet. A Discourse on the Manners of the Antient Greeks Relative to the Subject of Love : (The Symposium)

By Plato / Percy Bysshe Shelley (Trans.) / Roger Ingpen (Ed.)

Private Printing, 1931. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Limited Edition of 100 copies, printed at the Curwen Press. Black buckram binding. Light rubbing and marking to boards. Corners slightly bumped. Light foxing to endpaper, small rust mark to front pastedown endpaper. Very clean text throughout. The first unexpurgated edition of Shelley's translation of 'The Symposium'. Rare. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: ix, 116

$332.75

Ovid's Amores
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Ovid's Amores

By Ovid / Guy Lee (Trans.)

London: John Murray, 1968. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 5 x 7.75 inches (12 x 20 cm). Laminated boards, excellent condition throughout. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.75 inches (12 x 20 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: vii, 202

$21.30

The Epigrams
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The Epigrams

By Martial

London: Penguin Books, 1978. First Penguin Edition . Very Good. 4.25 x 7 inches (11 x 18 cm). Slight fading and rubbing to spine, browning to pages. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.25 x 7 inches (11 x 18 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 208

$13.31

A Classical Anthology: A selection from the Greek and Roman Literatures
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A Classical Anthology: A selection from the Greek and Roman Literatures

By L.A. Wilding / R.W.L. Wilding

London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1955. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14 x 21.5 cm). Dust jacket: Very slight wear to edges of spine, with old tape repairs to reverse, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Green cloth binding. Fading to edges of covers, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14 x 21.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 331

$25.29

The Odes of Horace
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The Odes of Horace

By Horace / Edward Marsh (Trans.)

London: Macmillan and Co, 1941. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5 x 7.25 inches (13 x 19 cm). Dust jacket: Spine slightly faded and creased, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Maroon cloth binding, tanning to endpapers, otherwise excellent. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.25 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xiv, 182

$31.94

The Vision; or Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise of Dante Alighieri: Complete in three volumes
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The Vision; or Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise of Dante Alighieri: Complete in three volumes

By Dante Alighieri / Henry Francis Cary (Trans.)

London: Taylor and Hessey, 1819. 2nd Edition . Very Good. 5.75 x 8.5 inches (14.5 x 22 cm). The corrected second edition of Cary's translation. Complete three volume set. Recent black buckram binding with red leather title labels to spine. Previous owner's name and bookplate to front pastedown endpaper in each volume. Original blanks retained, containing previous owner's name and notes (George Wheeler, 1824). Also bound in volume I is a partial Book Society label dated 1823-24. Text has neatly pencilled notes to margins of a few pages, and a few occasional spots of foxing, but is otherwise very clean throughout. A nice solid example of an important edition. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 5.75 x 8.5 inches (14.5 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xlix, 303;xi, 309; 297, Index

$798.60

The Satyricon of Petronius
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The Satyricon of Petronius

By William Arrowsmith (Trans.) / Petronius

USA: University of Michigan Press, 1959. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.5 x 8 inches (14 x 21.5 cm). Dust jacket: Slight fading to spine, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Orange cloth binding. A few marks to lower edges of rear board, previous owner's name and bookplate to front pastedown endpaper, light browning to half title page, otherwise in first class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.5 x 8 inches (14 x 21.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxiii, 218

$25.29

Translating Horace: Thirty Odes translated into the original metres with the Latin text and an Introductory ad Critical Essay
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Translating Horace: Thirty Odes translated into the original metres with the Latin text and an Introductory ad Critical Essay

By J.B. Leishman

Oxford: Bruno Cassirer, 1956. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Near Fine. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Dust jacket: Short tear and crease to lower edge of front cover, otherwise excellent, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: Brown buckram binding, small ink mark to outside page edges, otherwise first class condition throughout. Previous owner's name and bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Overall book condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 185

$53.24

The Testament of Cresseid
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The Testament of Cresseid

By Robert Henryson

London: Cambridge University Press, 1926. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 3.75 x 6 inches (9.5 x 15.5 cm). Small pocket edition. Number in pencil to front cover, otherwise excellent. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 3.75 x 6 inches (9.5 x 15.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 30

$25.29

The Mind of Rome
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The Mind of Rome

By Cyril Bailey (Ed.)

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1926. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Red buckram binding. Small stain affecting outside margin of pp5-22, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xii, 515

$18.63

Pius II Commentaries. Volume 2, Books III-IV
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Pius II Commentaries. Volume 2, Books III-IV

By Pope Pius II / Margaret Meserve (Ed.) / Marcello Simonetta (Ed.)

Cambridge, Massachusetts: The I Tatti Renaissance Library, Harvard University Press, 2007. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Fine. 5.5 x 8.25 inches (14 x 21 cm). Dust jacket: Fine, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Fine. Book: Unread copy. Slight lean to binding, otherwise in first class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.5 x 8.25 inches (14 x 21 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxiv, 421

$21.30

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