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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
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 ...

£495.00
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
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 Admirality, in His Majesty's Ships Isabella and Alexander, for the Purpose of Exploring Baffin's Bay and Inquiring Into the Plausability of a North-West Passage

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

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

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
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
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
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 ...

$325.00



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