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... De duplici copia, verborum ac rerum commentarij duo,

... De duplici copia, verborum ac rerum commentarij duo, by Erasmus, Desiderius

Strasbourg: Matthias Schürer, 1514-1515. First edition of some material. Hard Cover. Very Good/Several related works of Er...

$14,000.00
The Prince. Translated from the Original Italian of Niccolo Machiavelli. To Which is Prefixed an introduction...

The Prince. Translated from the Original Italian of Niccolo Machiavelli. To Which is Prefixed an introduction... by Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527 / Byerley, John Scott, 1750- 1837

London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1810. Hard Cover. xii, xcv, 211 p.; 23 cm. (6 ll., a-f, A-N8, O2). Title contin...

$2,000.00
The Pecorone of Ser Giovanni now first translated into English by W. G. Waters. Illustrated by E. R. Hughes, R.W.S.

The Pecorone of Ser Giovanni now first translated into English by W. G. Waters. Illustrated by E. R. Hughes, R.W.S. by Giovanni Fiorentino, Ser, active 14th century / Waters, W. G. (William George), 1844-1928, translator

London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1897. Hard Cover. 312 pages. 'Ser Giovanni's collection, begun in 1378 and finished after 1385, ...

$150.00
IN THE LIGHT OF APOLLO: ITALIAN RENAISSANCE AND GREECE, vols I and II

IN THE LIGHT OF APOLLO: ITALIAN RENAISSANCE AND GREECE, vols I and II by Gregori, Mina (ed.)

Ιn Εnglish. Two huge volumes 23X28 cm. Soft cover, absolutely new, wrapped in the original plastic cover, 1290 pp., ill., net ...

€245.00
The Life of Lorenzo de Medici - -

The Life of Lorenzo de Medici - - by William Roscoe

1825 Thomas Cadell, sixth edition corrected, complete in two volumes.The two books were rebound in red/brown boards with gold st...

$100.00
Stephani Curcellaei opera theologica, quorum pars praecipua institutio religionis Christianae. Cum indicibus necessariis.

Stephani Curcellaei opera theologica, quorum pars praecipua institutio religionis Christianae. Cum indicibus necessariis. by De Courcelles, Étienne

Amstelodami: Apud Danielem Elservirium, 1675. Folio (31 cm, 12.2"). [18] ff., 1028, [34] pp. Sole edition of theological wo...

$975.00
The Decameron

The Decameron by Boccaccio (Antoine Le Macon, translator)

Paris: Isidore Liseux, 1879. Limited Edition. 12mo. Limited to a thousand copies, plus twenty-five copies on china paper, six ...

$400.00
A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance - Portrait of an Age

A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance - Portrait of an Age by Manchester, William

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1992. First Printing, with complete number row 10-1. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on tipped in leaf. Nea...

$100.00
Erasmus, his life and character, as shown in his correspondence and works

Erasmus, his life and character, as shown in his correspondence and works by Drummond, Robert Blackley (1833-1920)

London: London: Smith, Elder and Co., 15 Waterloo Place, 1873. 1st Edition . Full cloth. Very Good. First edition, two volume...

£95.00
Opere di Niccolo Machiavelli Cittadino e Segretario Fiorentino. Volume Secondo [2]

Opere di Niccolo Machiavelli Cittadino e Segretario Fiorentino. Volume Secondo [2] by Machiavelli, Niccolo, 1469-1527

Milano, Dalla Società de Classici Italiani, 1804. Hard Cover. 380, [1] pages, 8vo. Contents: I Tre Libri De' Discorsi Sopra La...

$250.00
Epistolarum selectarum centuria prima [–quinta] miscellanea.

Epistolarum selectarum centuria prima [–quinta] miscellanea. by Lipsius, Justus

Antwerp: Ex officina Plantiana, apud Ioannem Moretum; viduam & filios Ioannis Moreti, 1605–14. 4to (25.8 cm, 10.2"...

$1,250.00
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
Proverbs in Jests or the Tales of Cornazano, XVth Century.

Proverbs in Jests or the Tales of Cornazano, XVth Century. by Cornazzano, Antonio, ca. 1429-ca. 1489

[Paris] Isidore Liseux, 1888. Hard Cover. xxiii, [1], 216 pages; 16.5 cm. Title in red & black; text in Italian & English on fa...

$250.00



There are many history books available on Biblio, and there are some truly gorgeous rare and antique books about the Renaissance in the Biblio Rare Book Room. The books are in a variety of languages, so be sure to check the individual listings for additional information on the rare and antique book of your choice. Many of the rare Renaissance books featured below in the Biblio Rare Book Room come complete with fantastic illustrations, maps, and other fascinating ephemera.

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