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Printed by Bartholomew Graves and William McLaughlin for Jacob Johnson & Co., and others: Philadelphia: ., 1804 pp. xviii, 419; 403; : vii, 463; vii, 496. Lacks the folding map. Worn original full leather bindings. 8vo. 215 mm. ExLib. Early (1814) autograph ownership. Some foxing and browning. Jean-Jacques Barthelemy (1716-1795) was a French writer who was especially interested in the… Read more
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C. JULII CAESARIS COMMENTARII. Ex D. Henrici Glareani Poetae Lauretai castigatione, & Scholijs eiusdem.

by Caesar, Gaius Julius (BC 100-44). Commentaries.

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1546
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Stephanus Gravinus, Friburgi Brisgoiae (Freiburg im Breisgau): ., 1546 pp. [30], 556, [116]. Illustrated with a double page woodcut map that shows mainly France; and five other full page illustration that show fortifications and siege weapons. Wood engraved initials, head and tail pieces. Latin Italic text. Slight worming on the first 4 leaves. Some early Ms. annotation. Original alum tawed… Read more
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Published by the Principals of Baltimore College (Edward Mitchett, Printer) Baltimore: ., 1810 pp. xix, (5), 103 [all in a fin small Greek typeface], 159. May lack a leaf of Preface, but this may be common to all examples of this version. 12mo. 180 mm. Original full leather binding. Spine mostly gone; and front board detached. The Very Revd. Dr… Read more
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Quae venalia repperies Johanem Petit In vico diui Iacobi sub Leone Argenteo, [Paris]: or 1508., 1507 Apparently lacks the general title page with Jean Petit's device, and probably the following 17 preliminary leaves. ff. CXL [i.e. 141] leaves. Woodcut initials. Some repeats in foliation. Small 4to. 190 mm. Latin text. Some old marginal dampstain. A few marginal manuscript notes. Attractive… Read more
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Printed by Fry and Kammerer for B.B. Hopkins and Co., Philadelphia: ., 1811 pp. xii, (1)-180. Text very browned, but legible. 12mo. 175 mm. Original full leather binding, worn and scuffed. Hardbound. Good. James Ross was Professor of the Latin and Greek Languages in Philadelphia. S&S/AI 23832. Fourth edition. **PRICE JUST REDUCED! PALIB 4. Hardcover. Good.
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Carey & Lea, Philadelphia: ., 1830 pp. (3), (1)-273. Foxed. Text in English and French. All edges decorated in yellow. Early manuscript pencil inscription 'Formerly owned by Sam Parker, M.D'. 12mo. 180 mm. Original leather spine over marbled covered boards, worn. Spine worn. Front board detached. Hardbound. Good. French born Antoine Jean Claude Brunin de Bolmar (1797-1861) settled in Philadelphia… Read more
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Typis Seminarii, apud Joannem Manfr, Patavii (Padua, Italy): ., 1757 Part two of three parts. pp. (5), 484. Engraved title vignette; initials; head- and tail-pieces. 4to. 240 mm. Tp. with old foxing and soiling, but still attractive. Early stiff paper boards binding, without spine covering. A famous and important history of the University of Padua which was founded in 1222… Read more
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Firmin Didot, Paris: ., 1806 ff. (6) [May lack a half-title], 263. 12 mo. 180 mm. Signatures irregularly signed, but pagination is apparently complete. Simple leather backed boards binding. Hardbound. Very Good. Firmin Didot (1764-1836) was a French printer, engraver, type founder, and scholar. Born in Paris into a family of printers and paper makers founded by Franois Didot. Firmin… Read more
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Printed for J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper in the Strand, London: ., 1744 pp. [4], 342. 12mo. 170 mm. Age stain on title. Nineteenth century full leather binding. No endpapers. A very interesting collection of English translations of Demosthenes Demosthenes (384322 BC) was a Greek statesman and orator of ancient Athens. His orations constitute a significant expression of… Read more
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Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club at the Press of A. Colish, New York: ., 1960 pp. xxvii, 96, (1). Thin folio. 320 mm. Gold toned Shiki silk boards binding, silk screened with a Vertes drawing in green. Gold stamped linen spine, nicely toned. Original glassine wraps. Slipcase is soiled, but tight. Number 769 of an edition… Read more
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Printed by Joshua Cushing, Boston, for Cushing & Appleton, Salem: ., 1809 237 p. Light damp stain. 12mo. 175 mm. Original full leather binding, worn. Front board fragile. Title continues: "To which is subjoined, The Second Part of Lyne's Latin Primer.Adapted Also to the Syntax of Smith's New Hampshire Latin Grammar." Second edition. AI 17032. Hardbound. PA 64. Hardcover.
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DEL DECAMERONE DI MESSER GIOVANNI BOCCACCI Cittadino Fiorentino.

by Boccaccio, Giovanni; False Imprint.

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Amsterdamo: [But actually printed by Antonio Locatelli, Venezia (Venice): 1761]., 1761 Two Volumes. pp. Frontis, Engraved Title, XVI (lacks 2 leaves in this section - apparently blanks), 611, [1]; Engraved Title, 493, [3] + Engraved frontis portrait of Boccaccio. Both title pages are fully engraved, each with a vignette showing Cupid sharing tales with Boccaccio as women wait on the… Read more
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Venice: In aedibus Aldi, et Andreae soceri, Venetiis [Heirs of Aldo Manuzio; Andreas Torresanus, Venice]: ., 1521 ff. [60], 320 numbered leaves. Woodcut Aldine anchor and dolphin printer's device on the title page and last leaf. Latin Italic type. Some age stain, especially on first and last leaves. In several places the name of Erasmus is obliterated in ink by… Read more
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LA PHARSALE DE LUCAIN, Traduite en Francois par M. Marmontel.

by Lucan (Marcus Annaus Lucanus); Marmontel, Jean Francois.

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1766
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(de l'Impimerie de Le Breton, Premier Imprimeur ordinaire du Roi) Chez Merlin, A Paris, ., 1766 Two volumes. I. [1], LXXIX, 304. II. [1], 415, [1](Errata), [4](Approbation) + Eleven (11) engraved plates. French text. 8vo. 200 mm. Edges decorated red. Some age stain and foxing. Original decoratively mottled full leather bindings. Spines worn, but some gilt remains. Marcus Annaeus Lucanus… Read more
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THE DECAMERON, OR TEN DAYS' ENTERTAINMENT OF BOCCACCIO. With Eighteen Steel Engravings.

by Boccaccio.

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Published
1855
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1st Edition
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(Job printed slug of Taylor, Hoyt & Cook printed for) Calvin Blanchard, New York: ., 1855 pp. 2 [Publisher's catalogue], (2) [Title and copyright pages], 500 + 18 full page steel engravings. printed on yellow paper. Text foxed. Early autograph ownership of William Hay. 12mo. 175 mm. Original red embossed patterned cloth binding. Spine lettered in gold gilt. Hardbound. Very… Read more
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Printed by Sewell Phelps for Charles Ewer, Boston: ., 1821 180 p. Browned but not brittle. pp. 133 and 134 torn without loss. Early manuscript ownerships of Emily H. Rodgers, Nov. 20, 1822 and Robert S. Morison from his mother's library 1899. 12mo. 165 mm. Original full leather binding, worn. Original leather spine label. Front board fragile. Third edition. S&S/AI… Read more
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QUAE PRAESENTI ENCHIRIDIO CONTINEANTUR. L. Apuleii de Asino aureo libelli XI. Floridorum libri quaturor. De dogmate Platonis liber unicus. De philosophia item liber unicus. Asclepius, Mercurii Trismegisti dialogus de voluntate divina, interprete L. Apulei

by Apuleius, Lucius; Plato; Ficino, Marsilio; Trismegistus Hermes; Marianus Tuccius; The or Golden Ass and Other Works - 1512.

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[Colophon: Impressum Florentiae opera : et impensa Phillippi de Giunta ciuis Florentini. [Philip Giunta, Florence]: ., 1512 ff. [2], 253, [1] leaves. Some light foxing. Small 8vo. 165 mm. No front fly leaf. Simple 19th century full vellum binding. Text in Latin italic throughout, with a few Greek words in the text. The last leaf has the colophon, with the… Read more
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THE GREEK WAY TO WESTERN CIVILIZATION.

by Hamilton, Edith.

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1963
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New American Library, New York: (1963)., 1963 254 p. Mentor paperback. Softbound. Sixteenth printing. CLASSICS BX 1. Soft cover.
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(The Loeb Classical Library) Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA; William Heinemann, London: 1958., 1958 pp. xvi, 318, 10 [Loeb Classical Library catalogue]. Title page ruled in green with publisher's device. Text in Greek and English on opposite pages. Stamped ownership of Julian Plante on first fly leaf. Top edge foxed. 170mm. Original full green cloth binding, lettered and decorated in… Read more
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Lee and Shepard, Boston; Lee, Shepard, and Dillingham, New York: 1873., 1873 Four Volumes. Text in English and Greek. All edges marbled. 225mm. Original full leather bindings rubbed and worn. Original morocco spine labels. Sixth edition. Hardbound. Very good. Henry Alford (1810-1871) was an English churchman (Dean of Canterbury), theologian, textual critic, scholar, poet, hymnodist, and writer. "His chief fame… Read more
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