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The Historie of the World in Five Bookes

The Historie of the World in Five Bookes by Sir Walter Ralegh, Knight

Graies Inn And Furnivalls Inn Gates In Holborne & at the hand and Bible in Duck lane: R Best, Jo Place & Sam Cartwright,...

£1,100.00
The Roman Antiquities Of Dionysius Halicarnassensis, Translated Into English, With Notes And Dissertations By Edward Spelman, Esq.

The Roman Antiquities Of Dionysius Halicarnassensis, Translated Into English, With Notes And Dissertations By Edward Spelman, Esq. by Dionysius Halicarnassensis (Denis Halicarnassus), Translated By Edward Spelman [Bookplates Of M. Robert Guggenheim]

London: Booksellers Of London And Westminster, 1758. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Four Volumes, Complete, 1...

$2,595.00
Ancient Egyptian Masonry: The Building Craft

Ancient Egyptian Masonry: The Building Craft by Somers & Engelbach, R. Clarke

Oxford University Press, 1930. Hardcover. Very Good. xvi, 242 p. Green cloth. Gilt spine. Numerous plates and text illustratio...

$166.60
THE LEGENDARY HISTORY OF ROME From the Founding of Rome by Romulus 763 B.  C. to the Burning by the Gauls in 390 B. C.

THE LEGENDARY HISTORY OF ROME From the Founding of Rome by Romulus 763 B. C. to the Burning by the Gauls in 390 B. C. by Baker, George

New York: R. Worthington. Good+. 1883. Hardcover. Clean reddish-brown cloth decorated with black designs and gilt lettering. Il...

$120.00
LIVY

LIVY'S ROMAN HISTORY: Titi Livii Historiarum Libri ex recensione J.F.Gronovii. by Livy, Titus; Gronovius, J.F. (ed.) [Titus Livius]

Leiden: Lugduni Batavorum: Ex Officina Elzeviriana, 1645. Full vellum. Very Good. First edition thus; 12mo; complete three vol...

£325.00
The Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World (1879 4th Ed.);  [together with] The Sixth Great Oriental Monarchy (1873 1st Ed.); and  The Seventh Great Oriental Monarchy (1876 1st Ed.)

The Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World (1879 4th Ed.); [together with] The Sixth Great Oriental Monarchy (1873 1st Ed.); and The Seventh Great Oriental Monarchy (1876 1st Ed.) by Rawlinson, George

London: John Murray/ Longmans, Green and Co. , 1879. 4th Edition, 1879, of The Five Great Monarchies, John Murray, London; toget...

$1,750.00
Histoire Des Romains - Depuis Les Temps Les Plus Recules Jusqu'a l'Invasion Des Barbares

Histoire Des Romains - Depuis Les Temps Les Plus Recules Jusqu'a l'Invasion Des Barbares by ( Roman Empire )Duruy, Victor

Paris. Librairie Hachette. 1879. Bound in extravagantly ornate gilt pictorial red Morocco depicting gilt tooled Roman emblemat...

$2,500.00
THE GREAT SIEGES OF HISTORY- A New Edition, with the addition of Delhi and Lucknow by Captain Thomas Spankie (Bengal Retired List)

THE GREAT SIEGES OF HISTORY- A New Edition, with the addition of Delhi and Lucknow by Captain Thomas Spankie (Bengal Retired List) by William Robson

London- UK: Routledge, Warne & Routledge, 1859. THE GREAT SIEGES OF HISTORY- William Robson- Illustrated with Engravings- A ...

$149.95
The Roman History from the Building of Rome to the Ruin of the Commonwealth. The Fifth Edition [4 Quarto Volumes, complete)

The Roman History from the Building of Rome to the Ruin of the Commonwealth. The Fifth Edition [4 Quarto Volumes, complete) by Hooke, Nathaniel

London: G Hawkins, W. Strahan, J. And F. Rivington, R Baldwin, W Johnston, T Longman, T Cadell, 1770. Fifth Edition . Original ...

$1,320.00
Greece. Pictorial, Descriptive And Historical

Greece. Pictorial, Descriptive And Historical by Wordsworth, Christopher

London: William S. Orr & Co., 1839. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good +. Over 350 Wood Engravings, 28 Steel E...

$1,145.00
Notitia Orbis Antiqui, sive Geographia Plenior, Ab ortu Rerumpublicarum ad Constantinorum tempera Orbis terrarum faciem declarans

Notitia Orbis Antiqui, sive Geographia Plenior, Ab ortu Rerumpublicarum ad Constantinorum tempera Orbis terrarum faciem declarans by Christopher Cellarius

Cantabrigiae [Cambridge] : Joannis Oweni, 1703 A very good early copy of this atlas of the ancient world which was first publish...

£1,200.00
The History of the Peloponnesian War. The text according to Bekker

The History of the Peloponnesian War. The text according to Bekker's edition, with some alterations. Illustrated with maps, taken entirely from actual surveys. With notes, chiefly historical and geographical. by Thucydides; Arnold, Thomas (ed.)

Oxford: Oxford: Printed by S. Collingwood, printer to the University, for J. Parker. Oxford, 1831. 1st Edition . Half leather. ...

£495.00
The Dancing Imps of the Wine

The Dancing Imps of the Wine by Angelo

New York: Hurst & Company, 1880. Book. Good. Half-Leather. 7 1/2 h x 5w. A ver nice 1880 259 page hardcover. States 1880 on ...

$100.00
SAPPHO - ROMANCE FROM THE GREEK ANTIQUITIES

SAPPHO - ROMANCE FROM THE GREEK ANTIQUITIES by JOHN FLACH

68 pp. Greek language.  ΣΑΠΦΩ. ΥΠΟ IOANNOY ΦΛΑΧ. Μ&Upsilo...

$100.00



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