Classical Literature from William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

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image of Les Epitres Amoureues [sic] traduites en Francois. Nouvelle edition augmentee et embillie [sic] de figures. TOGETHER WITH les Elegies Amoureuses d'Ovide

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[viii] 447 [1]; [x] 271 [3]. Full mottled calf. 2 volumes in 1.
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image of Arrianou Perigous euxeinou pontou: tou autou Periplous tes eruthras thalasses: Annonos Periplous libues: Ploutarchou Peri potamon kai oron : Epitome ten to Strabon geografikon

Arrianou Perigous euxeinou pontou: tou autou Periplous tes eruthras thalasses: Annonos Periplous libues: Ploutarchou Peri potamon kai oron : Epitome ten to Strabon geografikon

by Flavius Arrianus, [Arrian]j, Oppian, Proclus, Sigmund Gelen, Simon Grynaus (Grynäus), Adrien Turnebe (Turnèbe), Hieronymus Froben, Johann Walder

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Published
1533
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$6,440.00

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Contemporary blind ruled yapped vellum. Armorial bookplate of Rufus King, otherwise a clean unmarked copy.
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image of Decamerone di Messer Giovanni Boccaccio, da tutte le cose al buon costume nocive con somma diligenza purgato; Alla sua vera lezione ridotto, e con varie note dilucidato. Per uso principalmente de' Modesti Giovani della Toscana lingua studiosi

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18th century full vellum with red morocco title label to spine. 2 parts bound as one: part 1: 179 pp., [1]; part 2: [181]-403 pp., [3]. Italian text throughout. OCLC shows only one other copy of this version published by Deregni at the National Library of Scotland. Marginal notes in pencil to last 9 pages, otherwise no previous owners'… Read more
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image of The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare (8 volumes - Complete)

The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare (8 volumes - Complete)

by William Shakespeare, J. Payne Collier (editor)

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Published
1878
Condition
Very Good
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$1,850.00

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8 volumes- Complete. One of only 50 copies sold--newspaper clipping written by Collier, adhered to ffp, corroborates this. Quarter red morocco over cloth boards with 5 raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Marbled endpapers; marbled edges. This edition was based on the Second Folio (also known as the "Perkins Folio") which had corrections allegedly added by hand in the… Read more
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image of The Odyssey of Homer (4 Volumes--Complete)

The Odyssey of Homer (4 Volumes--Complete)

by William Cullen Bryant (Translator)

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Published
1905
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Large Paper Edition
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$1,000.00

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Large Paper Edition limited to 600 copies of which this is number 11. Midnight blue with debossed gilt decoration with floral motif to boards and spine. Gilt rule to edges and interior boards. Top edge gilt, others deckle. 5 raised bands. Hors texte plates throughout with tissue guards present. 7 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches.
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Il Pentamerone; or The Tale of Tales

by Gian Alessio Abbattutis, Sir Richard Francis (R. F.) Burton

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Published
1893
Condition
Very Good
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$140.00

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2 volumes. Black cloth with gilt particulars to front cover and spine to both volumes. Both spines beginning to fade. Top front corners of both volumes dented. Fraying and small losses to head and tail of both spines. Occasional spotting throughout.. Vol. 1: xvi, 282 pp.; Vol. 2: vi, 283-562 (279 pp.) continuous pagination. 6 x 9 inches.
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image of Leneide [L'Aeniede] de Virgile fidellement traduitte [traduicte] en vers heroiques avec le latin a costé, et les remarques a chaque livre pour l'intelligence de l'histoire.

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Volume one only (of two). Full yapped vellum with title in manuscript to spine. Title & engraved title together with 6 folding plates; [xx],455. Plate six separated at fold. Moisture mark to upper hinge area extending to text.
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image of Polybiou toy Lykorta Megalopolitou istorion ta sozomena : Polybii Lycortae f. Megalopolitani historiarum libri qui supersunt. Isaacus Casaubonus ex antiquis libris emendavit, latine vertit,_commentariis illustravit. Aineiou Taktikon te kai poliorketikon upomnema peri toy, po chro, poliorkoumenon antechein. Æneæ, vetustissimi Taciti, Commentarius de toleranda obsidionalis

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Full ruled contemporary vellum; red morocco label to spine. Gilt armorial 'Martis et artis honos' to boards. [60], 1080, [32], 151 pages. Wear to fore edge of rear board. Dibdin p. 350: "A most excellent edition"
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image of Anakreontos Teiou Mele; Anacreontis teii odae.

Anakreontos Teiou Mele; Anacreontis teii odae.

by Anacreon (attributed to)

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Published
1554
Edition
First Edition
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$4,100.00

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A nice copy in the original limp vellum with remnants of suede ties. Beautifully printed Greek text followed by Estienne's commentary & finally Latin rendering . Slight worming to pastedown; armorial bookplate of Rufus King ; stain to title (q.v.). ; 140mm 209mm; [vi],110 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail.
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image of La seconda parte della libraria historica di Diodoro Siciliano; tradotta  dal greco in latino da diversi autori e nella nostra lingua da M.  Francesco Baldelli.

La seconda parte della libraria historica di Diodoro Siciliano; tradotta dal greco in latino da diversi autori e nella nostra lingua da M. Francesco Baldelli.

by Diodorus Siculus (Diodoro Siciliano), Francesco Baldelli, Francesco, Thomaso Porcacchi

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Published
1575
Condition
Very Good
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$575.00

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Full vellum with particulars to spine in gilt. Elaborate woodcut initials and head and tailpieces throughout. Loss on title page to C in Seconda. Worming to front pastedown and pgs 355-6 with slight scholia loss; still a handsome copy in its original binding.
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The Canterville Ghost

by Oscar Wilde

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Published
1906
Condition
Very Good
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$220.00

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Blue cloth. Gilt titles on cover and spine. Illustration on front cover. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Very handsome copy without previous owners' names or other markings.
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image of Pub. Ovidius Nazoos herscheppinge, in Nederduitsch dicht vertaelt door J.  V. Vondel met aenmerkingen van Pieter Du-ryer met schoone kopere platen

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Amsterdam: P. & J Blaeu. Very Good. 1703. Original gilt embossed full vellum with morocco label to spine. With 124 half page copper engravings. Includes P.C. Hooft's Judgment of Paris at pp. 529-538. Front board cleanly detached. Otherwise a nice copy without owners' names or other markings. ; Folio ; [xvi],538, [vi] pages; All … Read more
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image of Hesiodi Ascraei Qua Exstant ex Recensione JOANNIS GEORGII GRAEVII Cum  ejusdem Animadversionibus_Notis auctoribus. Accedit Commentarius nunc  primum editur JOANNIS CLERICI, ex Notae varionum, scilicet JOSEPHI  SCALIGERI, a.o. Ac DANIELIS HEINSII

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Two oval stamps nearly obliterated on title, though not affecting text. pp. (xxvi), 351, (i). 2 engraved plates; (viii), 326. Very nice turned full vellum with exposed vellum band ties. ; Octavo; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .
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image of [Opera]  Publii Vergilii Bucolica, Georgica, Aeneis : cum Seruii  commentariis accuratissime emendatis, in quib. multa quae deerant sunt  addita, graecae dictiones et versus ubiq[ue] restituti : sequitur Probi  celebris grammatici in Bucolica et Georgica commentariolus non ante  impressus. Ad hos Donati fragmenta, Christophori Landini, et Antonii  Mancinelli commentarii.

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Rebound (& closely trimmed) in full ruled crushed morocco by by the famous French binder Marcellin Lortic. Wide turn-ins with gilt dentelles; marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Editio princips of Marcus Valerius Probus' Commentum in Bucolicas & Commentum in Georgicas. Also contains commentaries on Vergil's works by Maurus Servius, Aelius Donatus and Cristoforo… Read more
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image of Ten Epistles of Ovid: Translated Into English Verse, with the Latin and  Notes; To Which Are Subjoined the Epistles of Hero to Leander, and   Leander to Hero, by a Different Hand; that of Sappho to Phaon by Pope, and  of Dido to Eneas by Dryden.

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Disbound. Frontis of three maidens by R. Henderson engraved by J.W. Tomkin, Title, Advertisement, xlv, [i],317,[2] pp. Original paper covered boards disbound & lacking spine paper. Scarce in the first edition. Not mentioned is Lowndes.; 10 mo; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail.
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image of M. Acci Plauti Quae supersunt comoediae, cum commentario ex variorum notis  et observationibus. Ex recensione Ioh. Frederici Gronovi, accessere ex  eiusdem lectionibus Plautinis notulae asterisco notatae. Cum praefatione  Io. Augusti Ernesti.

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Nice copy in original half vellum. Stamps of Institut für Altertumskunde at verso of title. Two volumes in one.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .
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$222.00