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LIVY. T. livii patavini historiarum libri, qui supersunt omnes et deperditorum fragmenta... Oxonii [i.e. Oxford]. Impensis D. A. Talboys, 1840. 8vo. In four volumes. Contemporary gilt-tooled vellum, contrasting red and brown morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed and discoloured. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplates of R. J. Dickinson to FFEPs. Bound for Richard Laurence Pemberton of Hawthorn Tower, County Durham, with his gilt supralibros to boards, armorial bookplates to all FEPs, and inked ownership inscriptions to verso of all FFEPs. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23393
TERENCE. Publii Terentii Afri comoediae, Phaedri fabulae Aesopiae, Publii Syri et aliorum veterum sententiae, ex recensione et cum notis Richardi Bentleii. Cantabrigiae [i.e. Canterbury]. Apud Cornelium Crownfield, 1726. Quarto. In two parts. [7], xxv, 444; [8], 87pp, [1]. With two engraved plates. The second part has a separate title page reading: 'Phaedri Augusti liberti fabularum Aesopiarum libri quinque...Cantabrigiae apud Cornelium Crownfield'. Contemporary calf, spine richly gilt, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed. Recent book-label of Peter Allan Hansen to FEP, early inked ownership inscription to FFEP, minute worm-trail to gutter. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 19153
VIMONT, Charles. Histoire d'un navire. Paris. Librairie Hachette et Cie., 1879. Septième édition [i.e. seventh edition]. 8vo. [4], 367pp, [1]. With numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary red buckram boards, stamped in gilt and blind, later rebacked to style, gilt supralibros of the Lycee de Lille to upper board. Extremities rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to verso of FFEP, foxed, ink-stain to lower corner of latter half of text-block. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23302
FABRICIUS, Johann Albert. Jo: alberti fabricii bibliotheca latina. Venetiis [i.e. Venice]. Apud Sebastianum Coleti, 1728. Quarto. In two volumes. [14], 676; [2], 687pp, [1]. Contemporary vellum, contrasting brown morocco lettering-pieces, all edges red. Lightly rubbed and discoloured. Very occasional chipping to margins. Armorial bookplates of conte Giambattista Carlo Giuliari (1810-1892) to both FEPs. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18735
HERODOTUS. Erodoto Alicarnasseo padre della greca istoria, dell'imprese de' greci e de' barbari, con la vita d'Omero, nuovamente nella nostra lingua tradotto dal signor Giulio Cesare Becelli...la vita dell'autore descritta per Tommaso Porcacchi...la cronologia di Tommaso Gale, con dieci tavole di geografia antica. E questo è il econdo anello della Collana istorica greca. Verona. Appresso Dionigi Ramanzini, 1733. Quarto. In two volumes. [16], 424; [2], 244, 100, xxxii pp, [4]. With a woodcut Giolito device on title and final pages, a full-page engraved coat-of-arms to Vol. I, and woodcut pictorial initials. Without the 10 engraved folding maps. Contemporary vellum, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges. Extremities a trifle rubbed and discoloured. Very occasional staining and Armorial bookplate of Lord Robert Spencer to FEP of Vol. ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18734
VOSSIUS, Isaac. Isaaci Vossii observationum ad Pomp. Melam appendix. Accedit ejusdem ad tertias P. Simonii objectiones responsio. Subjungitur Pauli Colomesii ad Henricum Justellum epistola. Londini [i.e. London]. Prostant apud Robertum Scott, 1686. Quarto. [2], 136pp, [2]. With an errata leaf. Without the dedication leaf (a common occurrence according to ESTC). Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities lightly discoloured and a trifle marked. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19487
EADMER. Eadmeri Monachi cantuariensis Historiae novorum... Londini [i.e. London]. Published by Guilielmi Stanesbeij, ex officinis Richardi Meighen & Thomae Dew, 1623. First edition. Folio. [6], xvi, 218pp. Without initial and final blank leaves. Title in red and black. Later half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Recent bookplate of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, very occasional marginalia in an early hand. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 20858
D'OCAGNE, M. Maurice. Le calcul simplifie par les procedes mecaniques et graphiques...conferences faites au conservatoire national des arts et metiers, les 26 fevrier, 5 et 19 mars 1893. Paris. Gauthier-villars et fils, Imprimeurs-Libraires.., 1894. First edition. 8vo. 118pp. With half-title, two folding charts to rear, and numerous vignette engravings to text. Contemporary cloth-backed marbled boards. Slightly rubbed to extremities, label removed from spine with consequent marking and loss of marbled paper to boards. Deaccessioned from the Geneva University Library, with occasional (cancelled) stamps, the odd pencilled marking and manuscript shelf-marks to blank-fly at front. From the library of Erwin Tomash, with his ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 22553
JUNIUS. Junius. Stat nominis umbra. London. Printed for Henry Sampson Woodfall, 1772. First Woodfall edition, second issue.. 12mo. In two volumes. [2], xxxii, vii, [1], 208; [2], 356pp, [38]. Without final blank leaf to index. Engraved title pages. A reissue of Woodfall’s first edition (ESTC T1830) with the addition of a table of contents and an index covering both volumes. Recent half-calf, brown cloth boards, gilt, A.E.G. A trifle marked. Marbled endpapers, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 23114
CAMDEN, William. Britannia sive florentissimorum regnorum, angliae, scotiae, hibernae, et Insularum adiacentium ex intima antiquitate Chorographica descriptio. Authore Guilielmo Camdeno. Nunc postremò recognita, & magna accessione post Germanicam aeditionem adaucta. Londini, [i.e. London]. Impensis Georg. Bishop, 1600. Fifth edition. Quarto. [16], 324, 327-642, 645-719, 718-831pp, [27], 30pp, [2]. With terminal blank and two folded leaves of maps; included in the pagination are the extra-engraved title (misbound, along with A2, between A6/7) and ten full-page engraved illustrations, of coins, antiquities (such as Stonehenge and a map of Ireland).

Handsomely bound in late seventeenth-century/early eighteenth- century blind-panelled polished calf, contrasting morocco lettering- piece, gilt. A trifle rubbed, ... More >
£ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 21189
[BOLINGBROKE, Henry St. John, Viscount]. Lettres sur l’esprit de patriotisme, sur l’idée d’un roy patriote, et sur l’état des partis, qui divisoient l’Angleterre, lors de l’avénement de Georges I. Ouvrage traduit de l’anglois. A Londres [i.e. Paris?]. [s.n.], 1750. 8vo. [4], vii, [1], 255pp, [1].With a half-title. The imprint is false, probably printed in Paris. Contemporary gilt-tooled mottled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, all edges red. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of René-Louis de Voyer de Paulmy, Marquis d'Argenson to FEP, with his manuscript shelf-marks and author attribution to verso of FFEP and ownership inscription to half-title. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 15275
PINDAR. Olympia, pythia, nemea, isthmia... Ebroduni [i.e. Yverdon-les-Bains]. Ex Societatis Heluet. Cald., 1624. [Sixth edition]. 16mo. 680pp. Recent calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, inked ownership inscription to verso of FFEP, leaves toned and damp-stained More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23153
AELIANUS, Claudius. Aeliani variae historiae libri XIIII... Coloniae Allobrog [i.e. Geneva]. Joan. Tornaesium, 1613. 16mo. [16], 460pp, [20]. Parallel Greek and Latin text.Contemporary blind-tooled (English?) calf. Extremities rubbed and marked, upper joint split, some loss to head of spine. Pastedowns sprung, lightly toned/spotted. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 17739
BARON, Robert. Metaphysica generalis... Londini [i.e. London]. Ex Officina J. Redmayne, [1657]. First London edition. 12mo. [12], 479pp, [1]. With two folded leaves of tables. Contemporary calf, contrasting red calf lettering-piece. Extremities heavily rubbed, upper joint split. Early inked ownership inscription of James Ellis to recto of FFEP. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19417
MONNET, Camille. Bayard et la maison de savoie... Paris. Editions Bossard, 1926. 8vo. xiv, 145pp, [3]. Handsomely bound by Frost & Company of Bath in recent red half-morocco, red cloth boards, tooled and lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Very minor shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 22429
MONNET, Camille. La derniere campagne de bayard... Grenoble. Editions Didier & Richard, 1961. Quarto. xxxvii, [1], 362pp, [2]. With 12 plates of maps and plans. Contemporary recent red half-morocco, red cloth boards, tooled and lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Very minor shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 22422
[CATHOLIC CHURCH]. Index librorum prohibitorum sanctissimi domini nostri pii septimi pontificis maximi jussu editus. Romae [i.e. Rome]. Ex Typographia Rev. Camerae Apostolicae, 1819. 8vo. [2], xliv, 351, [1], 3, [1], 3, [1], 3, [1], 3, [1], 3, [1], 3, [1], 3, [1], 3, [1], 3, [1], 3, [1], 3, [1], 3pp, [1]. With a half-title and an additional engraved title page. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Lightly rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Alexander Thomson of Banchory to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18744