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Diomedis doctissimi ac diligentissimi linguae Latinae perscrutatoris De arte grammatica opus vtilissimum.

Diomedis doctissimi ac diligentissimi linguae Latinae perscrutatoris De arte grammatica opus vtilissimum. by DIOMEDES, Grammaticus

1491 1st ed Diomedes Grammar Latin Rhetoric Phocas Donatus Honoratius INCUNABLE Rare, complete 1491 first edition work of Latin ...

$5,950.00
The Bounty Trilogy Comprising the Three Volumes: Mutiny on the Bounty, Men Against the Sea, & Pitcairn's Island

The Bounty Trilogy Comprising the Three Volumes: Mutiny on the Bounty, Men Against the Sea, & Pitcairn's Island by Nordhoff, Charles and James Norman Hall Illustrations by N C Wyeth

Little, Brown & Co.. ...

$400.00
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (In Six Volumes)

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (In Six Volumes) by Gibbon, Edward

Boston: Phillips, Sampson, and Company. Very Good; Some chipping to heads and tails, contemporary owner bookplates . on front pa...

$120.00
C. Julius Caesar's Commentaries of his wars in Gaul and civil war with Pompey. To which is added a supplement to his commentary of his wars in Gaul; as also commentaries of the Alexandrian, African and Spanish wars by Aulus Hirtius, or Oppius, &c [...]

C. Julius Caesar's Commentaries of his wars in Gaul and civil war with Pompey. To which is added a supplement to his commentary of his wars in Gaul; as also commentaries of the Alexandrian, African and Spanish wars by Aulus Hirtius, or Oppius, &c [...] by Caesar, C. Julius - Col Martin Bladen

London: Printed for J. Knapton and D Midwinter in St Paul's Church Yard; J Round in Exchange Alley; R Gosling in Fleet Stree...

£160.00
Mythologiae sive explicationis Fabularum Libri Decem, inquibus omnia prope Naturalis et Moralis philosophiae dogmata in veterum fabulis contenta fuisse perspicue demonstrator: Oput cuissuis facultatis studiosis perutile ac prope necessarium.

Mythologiae sive explicationis Fabularum Libri Decem, inquibus omnia prope Naturalis et Moralis philosophiae dogmata in veterum fabulis contenta fuisse perspicue demonstrator: Oput cuissuis facultatis studiosis perutile ac prope necessarium. by Conti, Natale [Natalis Comes]

First illustrated edition. Patavii, apud Petrumpaulum Tozzium. Extypographeio Laurentij Pasquati. 1616. [Imprim. Typographum Cam...

£950.00
C. Iulii Caesaris quae extant

C. Iulii Caesaris quae extant by Julius Caesar

Amsterdam - Amstelodami: Apud Ioannem Ianssonium - Johannes Janssonius, 1644 [xvi], 532, [68] pages + 3 folding maps. 5 full pag...

£175.00
Seven Pillars of Wisdom

Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T.E. Lawrence

Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Compnay, 1935. 672 pages.. Measures 7 1/2" x 10". Bookblock is solid, but there is ve...

$125.00
Opera, quae quidem extant, omnia: cum veris in Bucolica, Georgica, & Aeneida commentariis Tib. Donati & Seruii Honorati, summa cura ac fide à Georgio Fabricio Chemnicense emendatis: adiecto etiam ab eodem rerum et verborum locuplete in iisdem memorabilium indice.

Opera, quae quidem extant, omnia: cum veris in Bucolica, Georgica, & Aeneida commentariis Tib. Donati & Seruii Honorati, summa cura ac fide à Georgio Fabricio Chemnicense emendatis: adiecto etiam ab eodem rerum et verborum locuplete in iisdem memorabilium indice. by Vergilius Maro, Publius [Virgil], (70-19 BC); Donatus, Tiberius Claudius; Fabricius, Georgius Chemnicensis; Pomponius Laetus, Julius, et al., [ed.]

Basel: Basel, ex officina Heinrich Petri, 1575. Half leather. Very Good. Small folio, printed in double columns; [24]pp, 2174 ...

£325.00
The Soldier's Story of His Captivity at Andersonville, Belle Isle and Other Rebel Prisons

The Soldier's Story of His Captivity at Andersonville, Belle Isle and Other Rebel Prisons by Goss, Warren Lee

Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1867. Small Octavo. 273pp. with an appendix containing the names of the Union soldiers who died at And...

$125.00
DIONIS NICAEI RERUM ROMANARUM A POMPEIO MAGNO AD ALEXANDRUM MAMAEAE EPITOME Authore Ioanne Xiphilino. [and same in Greek above this Latin title]. EX BIBLIOTHECA REGIA

DIONIS NICAEI RERUM ROMANARUM A POMPEIO MAGNO AD ALEXANDRUM MAMAEAE EPITOME Authore Ioanne Xiphilino. [and same in Greek above this Latin title]. EX BIBLIOTHECA REGIA by Cassius Dio (in the Epitome of Joannes Xiphilinus the Younger)

Paris (Lutetiae): Robertus Stephanus Cum privilegio Regis, 1551. Hardcover. Very Good. Nice Estienne printer's device on t...

£1,410.00
Q. Horatius Flaccus, ex recensione & cum notis atque emendationibus Richardi Bentleii

Q. Horatius Flaccus, ex recensione & cum notis atque emendationibus Richardi Bentleii by Horace - Richard Bentley ed - Quintus Horatius Flaccus

Cantabrigiae - Cambridge, 1711 [xxviii], 310, [4], 460 pages + the engraved half title page. ESTC T46157. Some pages misnumbered...

£350.00
Ciceronis De Officiis Libri III : Cato maior, vel de Senectute, Lælius, vel de Amicitia, Paradoxa Stoicorum sex

Ciceronis De Officiis Libri III : Cato maior, vel de Senectute, Lælius, vel de Amicitia, Paradoxa Stoicorum sex by CICERO, Marcus Tullius

1579 De Officiis CICERO Political Philosophy Paradoxa Cato Maior Venice FOLIO "A room without books is like a body without a sou...

$795.00
A Voyage of Discovery Made Under the Orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's Ships Isabella and Alexander, for the Purpose of Exploring Baffin's Bay and Inquiring Into the Plausibility of a North-West Passage

A Voyage of Discovery Made Under the Orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's Ships Isabella and Alexander, for the Purpose of Exploring Baffin's Bay and Inquiring Into the Plausibility of a North-West Passage by Ross, John

London: John Murray, 1819. First Edition. Full-Leather. Fine. 4to. 4to. Contemporary calf binding with rebacked spine and rais...

CAD $7,250.00
Lucans Pharsalia: or The Civil-Wars of Rome, Between Pompey the great and Julius Caesar / A Continuation of Lucans Historicall Poem till the Death of Julius Caesar

Lucans Pharsalia: or The Civil-Wars of Rome, Between Pompey the great and Julius Caesar / A Continuation of Lucans Historicall Poem till the Death of Julius Caesar by LUCAN

London: William Bentley, 1650. Hardcover. Translation by Thomas May. Two volumes. 24mo. Rebound in half black calf with marbled...

$1,500.00



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