Classics


AESCHYLUS: The Greek tragic Theatre : containing Æschylus by Dr. Potter, Sophocles by Dr. Franklin, and Euripides by Mich. Wodhull, Esq. with a dissertation on ancient tragedy by Thomas Franklin. Vol. 1 containing Aeschylus, Part 1.

London: Edward Jeffery, ca. 1790. Volume 1 only (of 7). Engraved title vignette. 8vo, pp. lcvi:5-61:254, contemporary full tan calf; lacking lettering piece, numbering piece chipped. Some cracking to joints but very firm. Old price " 7 vols. £2.12.6" in ink on title. With the engraved armorial bookplate of Robert Johnson Eden (1774-1844).

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 8317


AESCHYLUS: Aeschyli Prometheus Vinctus ad Fidem Manuscriptorum emendavit Notas et Glossarium adjecit Carolus Jacobus Blomfield. Editio Septima.

London: B. Fellowes, 1839. 8vo, pp. x:(1):228, contemporary half calf, marbled boards; lacking lettering piece, base of spine chipped. Two contemporary signatures on endpaper, one being of Rev. W.G. Cookesley, Eton College. Interleaved throughout, contemporary pencil & ink annotations.

£45.00

Enquire Item No. 8924


ANDERSON, M.J. [Editor]: Classical Drama and Its Influence. Essays Presented to H.D.F. Kitto, Professor Emeritus of Greek at the University of Bristol.

London: Methuen, 1965. First edition. Portrait frontispiece. Tall 8vo, pp.277, original cloth in dustwrapper; binding with light spotting to the cloth; dustwrapper chipped at ends of spine and with a short tear to back bottom edge, back flap with brown marks along edges; internally, page edges slightly spotted, with ink name on front free-endpaper, 2cm tear to lower edge of portrait frontispiece.

£10.00

Enquire Item No. 9840


APULEIUS, LUCIUS: L. ApuleI Madaurensis philosophi Platonici Opera, quae extant, omnia : cum Philippi Beroaldi in Asinum aureum eruditissimis commentariis : rece?nsque Godescalci StevvechI Heusdani in L. Apuleij opera omnia quaestionibus & coniecturis.........

Item No. 16328

Item No 16328

Lugduni [Lyons ]: Apud viduam Anthonij de Harsy ... 1614 Nova editio emendatior, & variis lectionibus locupletior. Two volumes. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 inches), pages: (16):1103:(12) & 442:(10):124 plus substantial unpaginated index. Contemporary full vellum, yapp edges. Contemporary titles in ink on backstrips. Bindings dusty but very sound. Upper inner joint of volume 1 partially cracked but very firm. Some browning and light dust marking to prelims, overall internally very good. Later armorial bookplate of Charles J. Crawford D. D. on front pastedowns.

NB. What appears to be a brown stain on the left hand margin of the title in the photograph is actually just a shadow.

£225.00

Enquire Item No. 16328


ARISTOPHANES: The Plutus, from the text of Dindorf. With Critical and Explanatory Remarks by Henry Parker Cookesley.

Item No. 8922

London: Richard Priestly, 1834. 8vo, pp. 116:74, contemporary half calf with double maroon lettering pieces, marbled boads. The text with pencil annotations. Armorial bookplate. Strip cut from head of front free endpaper.

£38.00

Enquire Item No. 8922


ARISTOTLE: Rhetoricorum Aristotelis libri tres / interprete Hermolao Barbaro p.v. ; commentaria in eosdem Danielis Barbari.

Item No. 16329

Item No. 16329

Venice: Pauli Gerardi Opera, 1544. Title with large woodcut device, woodcut eagle device to verso of otherwise blank final leaf. 8vo (8 1/4 x 6 inches), pages: (8): 202 (paginated on rectos only):(6, inc. errata leaf), contemporary quarter vellum, lettered in ink in a contemporary hand to backstrip. Marbled boards; marbled paper lifting and partially lacking from boadrs, headband bruised. Edges of boadrs rubbed. Contemporary ink annotation on title and some browning and spotting; occasional contemporary marginal ink annotation, overall internally very good.

NB. What appears to be a brown stain on the left hand margin of the title in the photograph is actually just a shadow.

£500.00

Enquire Item No. 16329


BOETHIUS, ANACIUS MANLIUS SEVERINUS: Anitii Manlii Severini Boethi Inter Latinos Aristotelis Interpretes et Aetate Primi, et Doctrina Praecipui Dialectica.

Item No.16289

Item No. 16289

Venice: Joannem Gryphium, 1566. Folio (12 x 8 1/4 inches), printed in double-column, each column paginated, thus 711 columns. Contemporary signature on lower margin of title. Some very slight marginal worming, some leaves browned, the occasional damp mark; overall good. Contemporary limp vellum, the spine darkened and with contemporary hand-lettering; binding spotted. Chip from headband, upper inner joint split.

£200.00

Enquire Item No. 16289


BOOTH, GEORGE: The Historical Library of Diodorus the Sicilian. In Fifteen Books. Containing the Antiquities of Egypt, Asia, Africa, Greece, the Islands, and Europe. Also an Historical Account of the Affairs of the Persians, Grecians, Macedonians.........

Item No. 16308

Item No. 16308

London: W. Taylor at th Ship and Black Swan, 1721. Title in red & black. Two volumes in one. The second title reads "The Last Ten Books of the Historical Library of Diodorus the Sicilian, containing the Affairs of the World for the space of 179 Years from the Expedition of Xerxes into Greece..." London: A and J Churchill, 1700. Two volumes in one. Two folding engraved maps, of Greece (tear on one fold without loss) and Sicily. Folio (12 3/8 x 8 inches), pages: 214: 215-717 plus unpaginated prelims. and indices. Contemporary full calf, spine gilt with crimson lettering piece; some rubbing and chipping, overall sound. Browning and spotting to the text.

£225.00

Enquire Item No. 16308


CAESAR, CAIUS JULIUS [Edited Henry Homer]: Caii Julli Caesaris. Opera Omnia.

Item No. 16298

London: Printed by M. Ritchie & J. Sammells, sold by T. Payne, 1790, Vol. 2 only (of 2). Engraved duble-page map of Hispaniae. 8vo (9 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 441-pages, contemporary full vellum, all edges gilt. with lettering piece; binding dustmarked, some marginal browning otherwise internally very good and sturdilly bound. Very wide margins, a large paper copy?

£60.00

Enquire Item No. 16298


CAESAR, GAIUS JULIUS: [The Commentaries]: C. Iulii Caesaris [Opera] quae extant, cum selectis variorum comentariis, quorum plerique novi, opera et studio Arnoldi Montani. Accedunt Notitia Galliae et notae auctores ex autographo Josephi Scaligeri.

Item No. 16323

Item No 16323

Amstelodami [Amsterdam]:ex Officina Elzeviriana, 1661. Engraved title, engraved folding map, full-page engravings within the pagination. 8vo ( 8 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches), pages: (16):918 plus unpaginated index. Contemporary full vellum, yapp edges, both covers armorially stamped in gilt with knight bearing sword, cross keys etc. Binding dust marked but very sound. Front free endpaper and fly removed, engraved title a little dusty but overall internally excellent. What appears to be a brown stain on the left hand margin of the title in the photograph is actually just a shadow.

£225.00

Enquire Item No. 16323


CATULLUS, GAIUS VALERIUS: Catullus, Tibullus et Propertius ex recensione Joannis Georgii Graevii, cum notis integris Jos. Scaligeri, M. Ant. Mureti, Achill. Statii, Roberti Titii, Hieronymi Avantii, Jani Dovsae patris & filii, Theodori Marcilii, Nec non selectis aliorum.

Item No. 16322

Item No. 16322

Item No. 16322

Trajecti ad Rhenum [Utrecht], Sumptibus Rudolphi a Zyll, G. F., 1680. Engraved and typeset titles. 8vo (8 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches), pages: (16):638:(2):662 plus unpaginated index at end. Contemporary full vellum titled in an early hand in ink on spine.

Binding dustmarked but solidly bound. Endpapers defective else internally excellent.

Armorial bookplate of Edward and Marianna Herron-Allen on front pastedown and note in pencil on fly, "From Mr, Beckford's Library. A fine large copy". However there is no other indication that this is indeed from Beckford's library.

NB. What appears to be a brown stain on the left hand margin of the titles in the photographs is actually just a shadow.

£280.00

Enquire Item No. 16322


CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS: Opera.

Item No. 16321

Item No. 16321

Item No. 16321

Paris: Joan.Bapt.Coignard; Hipp.Lud.Guerin; Joan.Desaint & Jac. Guerin, 1740. Published 1740-1742. 9 volumes 4to (11 1/4 x 9 inches). Engraved frontispiece to volume 1. Contemporary full calf, the boards stained with a scallop pattern to the margins, spine gilt in compartments with double lettering piece; rebacked at an early date retaining the original backstrips. Three joints split but holding, some headbands and corners rubbed, joints rubbed, some scuffing. Attractive on the shelf however. Some light foxing or dustmarking to prelims. but overall internally clean.

Being extremely heavy (approx. 22 kg) substantial overseas postage will be requested.

£450.00

Enquire Item No. 16321


ERASMUS (Desiderus): Des. Erasmi Roterodami Colloquia, Cum notis selectis Variorum. Addite Indice novo, Accurante Corn. Schrevelio.

Item No. 11991

Item No. 11991a

Amstelodami: Ex Typographia Blaviana. 1693. Engraved title. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches), pages: (10):784:(20, index), 20th Century quarter vellum with burgundy lettering piece. Some uneven fading to the plain boards but a crisp copy in a handsome binding in excellent condition. From the library of Winifred Merton with her neat book label on front pastedown. Small neat signature on front free endpaper.

£160.00

Enquire Item No. 11991


EURIPIDES: Andromache. Edited with Introduction and Commentary by P.T. Stevens.

Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1971. First edition. 8vo, pp.vii:255, original cloth in dustwrapper; dustwrapper has been covered in self-adhesive plastic film that has also, unfortunately, been adhered to the edges of the binding and part of the endpapers; with an ink name to front free-endpaper; internally excellent.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 9849


EURIPIDES: The Hecuba, from the Text, and with a Translation of the Notes, Preface, and Supplement, of Porson; Critical and Explanatory Remarks ..... by the Rev. J.R. Major. Fourth Edition. Bound with The Medea of Euripides.

Item No. 8925

London: Longman, 1836. Two volumes bound in one. The second work, The Medea, also with the translation of Porson and Remarks by Major, published 1837. 8vo, pp. viii:196:xv:(1):176, contemporary half mottled tan calf, spine gilt extra with crimson lettering piece; a little rubbed. Armorial bookplate and signature on endpapers. Pencil annotations.

£30.00

Enquire Item No. 8925


EUTROPIUS, FLAVIUS: Eutropii Breviarium historiae Romanae, cum metaphrasi Graeca Paeanii, et notis integris Eliae Vineti, Henrici Glareani, Tanaquilli & Annae Fabri, Thomae Hearnii. Item selectis Frid. Sylburgii & Christ. Cellarii. Accedunt Sexti Rufi Breviarium, cum notis integris Christoph. Cellarii, & Messala Corvinus De progenie Augusti, ut & Anonymi Oratio funebris in Constantinum Juniorem (interprete Morello). Ex MSS. Bibl. Lugd. Bat. recensuit Sigebertus Havercampus, qui & suas & Christoph. Augusti Heumanni notas adjecit. Cum indicibus copiosissimis.

Item No. 16332

Item No. 16332

Lugduni Batavorum [ Leiden ] : Apud Johannem Arnoldum Langerak 1729. Title in red & black. 8vo (8 3/8 x 5 1/4 inches), 774-pages plus extensive unpaginated dedication, preface, & indices. Contemporary full vellum, sides ruled in gilt with corner ornaments enclosing on both covers large gilt armorial of two lions beneath a crown and the motto " Per Angusta ad Augusta" and the central letter "Y". Silk ties intact. Author's name added in ink in a contemporary hand to backstrip; Spine darkened otherwise excellent both externally and internally.

NB. What appears to be a brown stain on the left hand margin of the title in the photograph is actually just a shadow.

£180.00

Enquire Item No. 16332


FLORUS, LUCIUS ANNAEUS: L. Annaei Flori Epitome rerum Romanarum / cum integris Salmasii, Freinshemii, Graevii, et selectis aliorum animadversionibus ; recensuit, suasque adnotationes addidit Carolus Andreas Dukerus.

Item No. 16337

Item No. 16337

Item No. 16337

Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden] : Apud Samuelem Luchtmans 1744. Engraved title and typeset title in red & black with woodcut device. Folding map. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches), pages: (60):858:(substantial unpaginated index):39:(1, printer's imprint), contemporary full vellum gilt with very rubbed burgundy morocco gilt lettering piece; gilt armorial surmounted by a crown on covers.

Vellum dusty and rubbed but very sound. Folding map browned on blank fore-margin where proud of text.

NB. What appears to be a brown stain on the left hand margin of the titles in the photographs is actually just a shadow.

£120.00

Enquire Item No. 16337


HOBBES, THOMAS [Translator] THUCYDIDES: The Funeral Oration of Pericles. Translated out of Thucydides by Thomas Hobbes.

Oxford University Press, 1929. Square 8vo, pp.21, original paper-backed boards with printed label to upper cover. Binding spotted and marked, wear to backstrip.

£16.00

Enquire Item No. 8165


HOMER: The Iliad, chiefly from the text of Heyne, with copious English notes, illustrating the Gramatical Construction: the Manners and Customs, The Mythology and Antiquities of the Heroic Age and Preliminary Observations by the Rev. William Trollope.

Item No. 8926

London: Rivington, 1827. Two volumes bound in one. 8vo, pp. li:408:502:(1, advertisement), contemporary half tan calf with lettering piece; one inch split at head of joints, corners scuffed, some foxing.

£75.00

Enquire Item No. 8926


HORACE [ Horatius Flaccus, Quintus]: Opera.

Item No. 16294

Item No. 16294

Paris: E Typographia Regia, 1642 Engraved title, engraved head and tail pieces.. Folio (15 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches), 321-pages. Contemporary full crimson calf, wide decorative gilt borders to sides enclosing large central gilt lozenge, spine gilt in compartments with lettering piece, all edges gilt. Joints rubbed and cracked, upper cover nearly detached, headbands chipped, extremities rubbed. The Duke of Leeds copy with engraved armorial bookplate and inscribed "Leeds 1796" on half-title. Also with the engraved bookplate of Sir William Gordon of Inver Gordon Bart. pasted over an earlier bookplate on the verso of the half title. Occasional browning to the text. Old piece of stamp edging affixed to lower cover. Some browning age toning to the text. A little damp marking to lower margin of prelims.

£240.00

Enquire Item No. 16294


HORACE: Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera Ad Opera Ad optimorum Exemplarium fidem recensita. Accesserunt Variae Lectiones, quae in Libris MSS. & Eruditorum Commentariis notatu digniores occurrunt.

Item No. 10699

Cambridge: Typis Academicis, London: Jacob Tonson, 1699. Engraved frontispiece, engraved head and tail pieces. 4to, pp.(7):479, contemporary full panelled calf; lacing lettering piece,, spine rubbed, upper joint cracked (board held on cords), headband chipped, corners rubbed, some scuffing. Title-page foxed, other occasional light scattered foxing. Armorial bookplate. Good margins.

£200.00

Enquire Item No. 10699


JUSTIN, MARCUS JUNIANUS: Historiae, Philippicae. Ex nova recensione Joannis Georgii Graevii.

Item No. 16330

Item No. 16330_3

Item No. 16330

Lugd. Batavorum [ Leiden ]: C. Boutesteyn, J. du Vivie, J. Severinum, A. de Swart, 1701. Engraved and typeset title, the typeswet in red and black. 8vo (8 x 5 inches), 651-pages pluus extensive unpaginated preface, notes, & index. Contemporary old full speckled calf, corner ornaments in blind, burgundy lettering piece and raised bands; very good.

NB. What appears to be a brown stain on the left hand margin of the titles in the photographs is actually just a shadow.

£140.00

Enquire Item No. 16330


JUVENAL: The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, translated into English verse by William Gifford, Esq. with notes and illustrations.

Item No. 16312

Item No. 16312

London: by W. Bulmer for G and W Nicol, 1802. First edition. Engraved portrait of Gifford. 4to (11 x 8 3/4 inches), 486-pages, errata tipped-in at end. Contemporary full tan marbled calf, spine gilt with crimson lettering piece. Some foxing and spotting, joints cracked but very firm, chip out of base of upper joint, old inscription on recto of portrait; overall very good.

£150.00

Enquire Item No. 16312


JUVENAL: The Satires of Juvenal: translated and illustrated by Francis Hodgson, A. M., Fellow of King's College, Cambridge.

Item No. 16313

London: By T. Bensley for Payne and Mackinlay, 1807. First edition. 4to (11 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches), 572-pages, contemporary half tan calf, marbled boards, spine gilt ruled with crimson lettering piece; some scuffing at base of spine and at fore-corners; overall very good and internally very clean. With 4-page list of subscribers at front.

Armorial bookplate of Thomas Buchanan of Powis on front pastedown.

£150.00

Enquire Item No. 16313


LUCANI. M. ANNAEI: Pharsalia com Commentario Petri Burmanni.

Item No. 16310

Item No. 16310

Item No. 16310

Leyden: Conradum Wishoff, Danielem Goetval, et Georg. Jacob Wishoff, 1740. Engraved title in red & black. 4to (10 1/4 x 8 inches), 735-pages plus extensive unpaginated indices. Contemporary full vellum, sides ruled in gilt with corner onaments enclosing the gilt arms of the city of Nijmegen [Novio Magum] the capital of Guelders. Spine gilt with raised bands, burgundy lettering piece; some soiling to binding, solidly and well bound.

With the armorial bookplate of the Earl of Bradford's Weston Library on front pastedown.

£125.00

Enquire Item No. 16310


MINUCIUS FELIX, MARCUS ; CYPRIANUS, CAECILIUS; MATERNUS, JULIUS FIRMICUS; LE CLERC, JEAN. [ Richard Heber's copy]: M. Minucii Felicis Octavius. Cum integris Woweri, Elmenhorsth, Heraldi & Rigaltii notis aliorumque hinc inde collectis. Ex recensione Jacobi Gronovii qui emendatines ed explicationes suas adjecit. Accedunt Caecilius Cyprianus de idolorum vanitate & Julius Firmicius Maternus V. C. De errore profranarum religionum.

Item No. 16334

Item No. 16334

Item No. 16334

Lugduni Batavorum [ Leiden ]: Apud Cornelium Boutestein, Samuelem Luchtmans, 1709. Title in red & black. One engraved plate.8vo (8 1/4 x 5 inches), pages: (20):496:926, index):56 ("Ludibria Malevola Clerici : vel proscriptio pravae mercis ac mentis pravissimae quam exposuit in Minucio Felice" by Jean Le Clerc; published by Henry Schelte, Amsterdam in 1712 in the series "Bibliotheque choisie", with fly title). Contemporary full vellum with lettering piece; lettering piece chipped, binding dusty and darkened but sound.

Inscriptions on front free endpaper, one of which records that this volume belonged to the book collector "E. Libris Ric. Heber 1795". Contemporary annotations to rear endpapers.

NB. What appears to be a brown stain on the left hand margin of the title in the photograph is actually just a shadow. Emphatically and justly called the 'Editio Optima.' (Dibdin I, p. 211).

£280.00

Enquire Item No. 16334


OROSIUS, PAULUS: Pauli Orosii Presbyteri Hispani Adversus Paganos Historiarum Libri Septem, ut et Apologeticus Contra Pelagium de Arbitrii Libertate.

Item No 16314

Item No. 16314

Item No. 16314

Leyden: Samuelem et Joannem Luchtmans, 1767. Title in red and black. Illustrations in the text. 4to (10 1/4 x 7 3/4inches), 634-pages plus unpaginated indices. Contemporary full vellum, gilt ruled panels to sides with floral corner ornaments enclosing large gilt armorial to both covers, spine floral gilt with early ms. additions. Some soiling to the binding, some foxing to prelims. upper joint cracked but firm. Front fly or half-title removed.

£150.00

Enquire Item No. 16314


PANVINIO, ONOFRIO; FRONTINUS, SEXTUS JULIUS: Onuphrii Panvinii. Veronensis fratris eremitae Augustiniani imperium Romanum.

Item No. 16326

Item No. 16326

Paris : Apud Egidium & Nicolaum Gillios, Typis mandabat Ioannes Charron, 1588. Woodcut title devices. Two parts in 1 volume (2nd part, with separate title and pagination, being "Sex Iulii. Frontini de. Colonis. Lib Legis....."). 8vo (7 1/2 X 5 Inches), pages: 305:(23, index): 74:(13,index):(1,errata). Contemporary full vellum; binding dust marked and darkened, corners bumped, but sound. Titled in ink in an early hand to spine. Some foxing and browning within, endpapers dust marked but overall good. Being parts 3 and 5 of the five parts issued by Gilles simultaneously and sold either separately or as a collection.

NB. What appears to be a brown stain on the left hand margin of the title in the photograph is actually just a shadow.

£225.00

Enquire Item No. 16326


PETRONIUS: T. Petronii Arbitri Equitis Romani Satyricon ...... Accedunt &alia nonnulla Petroniorum Fragmenta .....

Item No. 16340

Item No. 16340

[Geneva]: Excudebat Johannes Mercerius, 1629. 4to (9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches), pages: 10:439:69:(14, index), contemporary full tan calf, spine with raised bands and burgundy lettering piece; binding rubbed at extremities, three inch crack to upper joint but very firm. Internally front pastedown damaged, lacking front free endpaper and fly and perhaps half-title, title dusty with ink number on upper margin, partly detached and damaged on inner blank margin; worm trail to first few leaves otherwise internally good.

NB. What appears to be a brown stain on the left hand margin of the title in the photograph is actually just a shadow.

£120.00

Enquire Item No. 16340


POLIGNAC, MELCHIOR DE: Anti-Lucretius. Sive de Deo et Natura. Libri novem. Eminentissimi S.R.E. Cardinalis Melchioris de Polignac. Opus Posthumum.

Item No. 16324

Item No. 16324

Amstelaedami [ Amsterdam ]: M. M. Rey, 1748. Two volumes in one. Titles in red & black. Small 8vo (6 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches), pages: xxx:192:(1):193-372, contemporary full vellum. With the haf-title to volume 1. Binding spotted, titled in ink in an early hand to spine. Binding very sound and internally ecellent.

NB. What appears to be a brown stain on the left hand margin of the title in the photograph is actually just a shadow.

£75.00

Enquire Item No. 16324


PLATO: Platonis Gorgias. Recensuit Prolegomenis et Commentaris Instruxit Godofredus Stallbaum. Editio Secunda.

Gothae: Fridericae Hennings, London: Black and Armstrong, 1840. 8vo, pp. 323, contemporary grained binders cloth; binding marked. Text foxed. With the series title-page "Bibliotheca Graeca" & the Plato works title "Platonis Opera Omnia". The volume here offered being Vol. 2, Section 1 of the "Works" of Plato but complete in itself and with its own title-page.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 8920


SOPHOCLES: Sophoclis que exstant omnia - cum veterum grammaticorum scholiis - Tragoedias VII.

London: R. Priestly, 1819. Volumes 1 & 2 only (of 3). Blank inner margin of title of vol.1 defective, several leaves lacking at end of vol. 2. Early name stamps to titles. Very attractively bound in full contemporary tan calf, sides ruled in blind and gilt, spines gilt in compartments with lettering and numbering pieces. A handsome contemporary binding in very good condition.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 7576


SOPHOCLES: Sophoclis Tragoediae Superstites. Recensuit et Brevi Annotatione Instruxit.

Item No. 8921

London: Longman, 1846. 8vo, pp. (6):497, contemporary full tan calf, spine gilt. Lacking lettering piece; binding rubbed but very sound and not unattractive.

£45.00

Enquire Item No. 8921


SPARTIANUS, AELIUS ( & others): Historiae Augustae scriptores VI. Aelius Spartianus, Vulc. Gallicanus, Julius Capitolinus, Trebell. Pollio, Aelius Lampridius, Flavius Vopiscus. Cum integris notis Isaaci Casauboni, Cl. Salmasii & Jani Gruteri. Cum indicibus ...............

Item No. 16335

Item No. 16335

Item No. 16335

Item No. 16335

Lugd. Batavorum [Leiden]: Ex Officina Hackiana, 1671. Two volumes. Engraved titles to both volumes, typset title also to Volume one (typset title to Volume 2 omitted by binder?).

8vo (8 x 4 3/4 inches), pages: (16):1049 & 866 (plus substantial unpaginated indices to both volumes). Contemporary full vellum, yapp edges, spines with (later?) calf lettering pieces.

Lettering pieces chipped, vellum dusty and darkened but very sound. Slight loss of blank fore-margin of engraved title of volume one; some marginal age toning, generally internally good.

Gilt armorial and text "Richard Samuel White Esq. Perseverando" on upper covers. Gift inscription on verso of typset title of Volume 1 and verso of engraved title of Volume 2 ""R. S. White Esq. 2 vols. The gift of Thos. Fenwick Esq. of Boro Hall, Lancash. April 1803".

NB. What appears to be a brown stain on the left hand margin of the titles in the photographs is actually just a shadow.

£200.00

Enquire Item No. 16335


SUETONIUS TRANQUILLUS, CAIUS: C.Suetonius Tranquillus ex recensione Joannis Georgii Graevii cum ejusdem Animadversionibus, ut et commentario integro Laevini Torrentii, Isaac Casauboni, Theodori Marcili, et cum notis ac numismatibus quibus illustratus est a Carolo Patino.

Item No. 16309

Item No. 16309

Trajecti ad Rhenum, Anthonium Schouten, 1703. Engraved frontispiece. Two folding tables, illustrations in the text. 4to (9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches), pages: 829:79:110 plus unpaginated prelims. and substantial indices. Contemporary full speckled calf, boards gilt ruled enclosing gilt armorial (of a unicorn?), spine floral gilt with crimson lettering piece; joints split but boards held on cords; a little damp marking to prelims, overall good.

£100.00

Enquire Item No. 16309


TERENCE: P. Terentii Afri Comoediae.

Item No. 16311

London: Printed by Charles Wittingham [ for Eton College], 1854.

4to (11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches), 463-pages. Contemporary full tan calf, tripple gil rules to sides, spine gilt ruled in compartments with double lettering pieces, inner gilt dentelles, all edges gilt.

A little light scuffing but overall very good and handsome.

Eton presentation leaf bound-in.

£40.00

Enquire Item No. 16311


TERENTIUS AFER ( PUBLIUS ): Comoediae.

Item No. 16292

Item No. 16292

Paris: E Typographia Regia, 1642. Half title, fine engraved title, engraved headpieces and initials. Folio (15 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches), 286-pages. Contemporary full crimson calf, wide decorative gilt borders to sides enclosing large central gilt lozenge, spine gilt in compartments with lettering piece, all edges gilt. Joints rubbed and cracked, headbands chipped, extremities rubbed. The Duke of Leeds copy with engraved armorial bookplate and inscribed "Leeds 1796" on half-title. Also with the engraved bookplate of Sir William Gordon of Inver Gordon Bart. pasted over an earlier bookplate on the verso of the half title. Creasing to prelims. Age toning throughout.

£250.00

Enquire Item No. 16292


TILLY, BERTHA: Varro The Farmer. A Selection from the Res Rusticae.

London: University Tutorial Press, 1973. First edition. Black & white plates. Tall 8vo, pp.viii:362, original cloth in dustwrapper; binding very good; dustwrapper slightly rubbed along outer edges; internally excellent.

£32.00

Enquire Item No. 9854


VIRGIL: The Eclogues and Georgics. With English Notes, Critical and Explanatory, and a Metrical Index, by Charles Anthon. A New Edition, Corrected.

London: William Tegg, 1847. Small 8vo, pp. vii:(1):428, contemporary half tan calf; lacking lettering piece. Contemporary signature on upper margin of title and first leaf, armorial bookplate. Contemporary engraving of Virgil's tomb pasted to front fly. Some foxing.

£35.00

Enquire Item No. 8923


WARNER, JOHN: Metronariston: or A New Pleasure Recommended, in a Dissertation upon a part of Greek and Latin Prosody.

Item No. 10182

London: for J. Johnson, 1797. First edition. Engraved portrait. 8vo, pp. xii: (1, errata):120, contemporary full tan calf with lettering piece; rubbed, title toned. The original printed price at base of title page crossed out in ink at an early date. Anonymous.

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