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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...

£1,250.00
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
The Thoughts of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antonius

The Thoughts of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antonius by Long, George [Russell Flint, illustrator]

London: Philip Lee Warner/the Medici Society Ltd, 1909. Limited Edition. Quarto. Limited to 500 copies printed by the Riccardi...

$500.00
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
Xenophontis memorabilium Socratis dictorum libri IV. Cum notis H. Stephani, Leunclavii, A.E. Porti & Ernesti.

Xenophontis memorabilium Socratis dictorum libri IV. Cum notis H. Stephani, Leunclavii, A.E. Porti & Ernesti. by XENOPHON

Oxford: E Theatro Sheldoniano. Impensis Jacobi Fletcher, Bibliopol. Oxon. Et J. Rivington & J. Fletcher, London, 1759. Hard...

$850.00
The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, MacEdonians and Grecians . Translated from the French in Four Volumes

The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, MacEdonians and Grecians . Translated from the French in Four Volumes by Rollin, Charles

New York: George Long, 1828. Four volumes in contempory calf w/ gilt decorations, title plate spine, gilt borders, boards tight....

$371.25
Essay of the Mysteries of Eleusis; The Apocatastasis; Or Progress Backwards. A New "Tract for the Times"

Essay of the Mysteries of Eleusis; The Apocatastasis; Or Progress Backwards. A New "Tract for the Times" by Uvarov, Sergei Semenovich; Leonard Marsh

London: Rodwell and Martin, 1817. First editions. Two scarce works of Uvarov bound together in half-bound leather. Essay of the ...

$375.00
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
Caius Suetonius Tranquillus cum notis M. Suerii Boxhornii. Editio novissima, rerum nominumque propriorum novo indice aucta.

Caius Suetonius Tranquillus cum notis M. Suerii Boxhornii. Editio novissima, rerum nominumque propriorum novo indice aucta. by SUETONIUS, Caius

Utrecht: Guilielmi a Poolsum, 1715. Hardcover. 12mo. pp. [16], 384, [56]. With engraved frontispiece or extra illustrated title...

$300.00



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