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WIST, Ki. ADIE. Nos quatre 9 libres d'Amour. Bruxelles [i.e. Brussels]. Editions Henriquez, 1964. First edition. 8vo. 1 of 45 copies printed. [22]pp. Leaves loosely inserted into original publisher's pictorial wrappers. Lightly damp-stained. Presentation copy, inked inscription to front blank fly-leaf: 'Un joyeux Noel 1969 / A Monsieur & Madame / Charles - / Tres cordialements / Ki Wist / Adie'. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 24168
COOPER, Thomas. Thesaurus linguae Romanae & Britannicae, tam accurate congestus, vt nihil pene in eo desyderari possit, quod vel Latine complectatur amplissimus Stephani Thesaurus, vel Anglice, toties aucta Eliotae Bibliotheca: opera & industria Thomae Cooperi Magdalenensis... Impressum Londini [i.e. London]. [in aedibus Henrici Bynnemani [by Henry Denham], 1584. Folio. [1712]pp. Without initial and final blank. In this edition the title page has device with a chained bear, standing upright; line 12 of title ends 'cogni-'. Contemporary panelled calf, recently expertly rebacked and recornered to style, lettered in gilt. Boards rubbed and marked with some later calf repairs. Later inked ownership inscriptions of Matthew Wren to recto of FFEP and title page, some worming, damp-staining ... More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 12230
BINET, Alfred. Psychologie des grands calculateurs et joueurs d'echecs. Paris. Librairie Hachette et Cie., 1894. First edition. 8vo. viii, 364, 8pp. With a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Uncut in original publisher's printed wrappers. Housed in recent custom buckram clamshell case. Extremities rubbed and chipped, upper wrapper working-loose. Hinges naively reinforced with later cloth, book-label of Erwin Tomash to verso of upper wrapper, ink-stamp to half-title. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22551
GENIN, Auguste. Poemes azteques. Mexico. Bibliotheque de Courrier du Mexique et de l'Europe, 1907. Deuxieme edition [i.e. second edition]. 8vo. [6], iv, 255pp. Contemporary straight-grain half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt, T.E.G. Minor shelf-wear, spine sunned. Decorated endpapers, armorial bookplate of Annie Cowdray to FEP, internally immaculate. Presentation copy, inked inscription to half-title: 'A Lady Cowdray / Souvenir de son / sejour au pays des Azteques / Respectueusement / Aug Genin / Mexico, Janvier 1911'. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 24063
BASTUS, D. Vicente Joaquin. Curso de declamacion o arte dramatico. Barcelona. Juan Oliveres, 1848. First edition. 8vo. 406pp. Contemporary embroidered (with armorial bearings and initials A.L. to upper board, author's name the lower board, and title to spine, all in silver thread) red silk, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Cream silk endpapers, upper hinge exposed, board held by cords only. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23953
VERCORS [BRULLER, Jean]. Le silence de la mer. La Haye [i.e. The Hague]. A.A.M. Stols, 1946. Limited edition. 8vo. Limited edition, number 91 of 3,000 copies printed. 68pp, [4]. Largely unopened in original publisher's gilt-stamped red cloth. Very minor shelf-wear. Endpapers browned, else internally immaculate. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24021
[CLASSICAL GREEK LITERATURE]. Poikile historia; sive, novus historiarum, fabellarumque delectus; ex Aeliano, Polyæno, Aristotele, Max. Tyrio...Versione et notis illustravit Jacobus Upton...Accessere tres orationes funebres Periclis, Lysiæ et Platonis... Etonae [i.e. Eton]. J. Pote, 1785. Editio altera recognita et aucta [i.e. revised and enlarged edition. 8vo. [16], 198; 107pp, [1]. The first two words of title transliterated from the Greek. Contemporary gilt-ruled sheep, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, joints starting. Scattered foxing. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 24018