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TROJAN, Johannes. Die Zwolf Handwerker. Berlin. Verlag von Neufeld & Henius, [1910]. First edition. Quarto. 26pp, [2]. With an illustrated colour title page and 12 full-page colour illustrations in the text by Paul Hey. Original publisher's pictorial boards. Lightly rubbed and marked. Title page creased - naive paper repair to fore-edge. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 25090
SCAPULA, Johannes. Lexicon Graeco-Latinum novum: in quo ex primitivorum & simplicium fontibus derivata atque composita ordine non minus naturali, quàm alphabetico, breviter & dilucidè deducuntur. Basileae [i.e. Basel]. Per Sebastianum Henricpetri, [1600]. Editio ultima, priori locupletior & correctior. Folio. [5] leaves, 1856 columns, [62, 30] leaves, 188 columns, [1] leaf. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Lightly rubbed and discoloured, corners bumped. Light damp-staining to upper corner of text-block, scattered foxing. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 25288
FRANCHETTI, Raimondo. Nella dancàlia etiopica: spedizione italiana 1928-29. [Milano]. A. Mondadori, [1930]. First edition. 8vo. 426pp, [2]. With a photographic portrait frontispiece, a further 177 photographic plates. Without the geographical map. Later blue buckram, lettered in gilt. Original publisher's pictorial wrappers bound-in. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned. Armorial bookplate of Henry Courtney Brocklehurst to FEP. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf: 'To Colonel Brocklehurst / who understands the charm / of Africa unsploit by white people ... More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 23734
LAMOTTE-FOUQUE, [Friedrich Heinrich Karl]. Ondine, suivie de vingt et un ans, ou le prisonnier. Paris. Chez Arthus Bertrand, 1822. 8vo. [2], 204pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Bound by W. Dearden of Nottingham in contemporary gilt-tooled navy half-calf, burgundy cloth boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, binder's ticket and recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, offsetting to title, scattered foxing. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21064
VIRGIL. Publii virgilii maronis opera quae exstant omnia ex heynio-brunckiana recensione edidit j. a. amar. Parisiis [i.e. Paris]. Apud Lefevre Bibliopolam, 1826. 16mo. In two volumes. [3], vi-xx, 247, [1]; [2], 326pp, [2]. Without half-titles. Contemporary gilt-tooled green morocco, A.E.G. Rubbed, some scoring to boards. Marbled endpapers, bookplates of R. J. Dickinson to verso of both FFEPs, inked ownership inscriptions of 'Rob. Wilkinson / 1839' to front blank fly-leaves, foxed. Booksellers tickets to both FEPs of Weymouth based printed and binder John Commins. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 16609
ARETINO, Pietro. La orazia: tragedia. Firenze [i.e. Florence]. Nella Tipografia Bonducciana e presso Luigi Molini, 1855. Terza edizione [i.e. third edition]. 8vo. 106pp. Contemporary gilt-ruled half-calf, green cloth boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece. A trifle rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Thomas Gaisford to FEP, scattered foxing. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 25738
REMMELIN, Johann. [GALGEMAIR, Georg]. Organon logikon Herren Georgii Galgemayrs, Kurtzer grundlicher warhaffter gebesserter und verme Unterricht, zuberaitung und gebrauch, Dess Circkels schregmess, und linial in wahrer proportion... Frankfurt. Johann Weh, 1654. Fourth edition. Quarto. [8], 56, 59-66, 65-128pp. Complete despite erratic pagination (57-58 omitted, 65-66 repeated). First two words of title transliterated from the Greek. With four folding plates. Contemporary marbled paper boards. Housed in recent cloth clamshell case, green morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed, corners worn, later paper label to spine. Recent book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, near contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, scattered foxing. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 22697
[STRICKLAND, Agnes]. Le jour de naissance de rosette:* composé pour l'amusement et l'instruction des jeunes demoiselles...*Rosetta's birth-day. Londres [i.e. London]. Chez William Darton, [s.d., c.1824] First edition in French. 12mo. 36pp. With an engraved frontispiece and two further engraved plates. Original publisher's printed stiff yellow wrappers. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Early inked ownership inscription to FEP, frontispiece foxed, else clean and crisp. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 21364
ELLIOTT, Marie. La petite rapporteuse.*...*The telltale. Londres [i.e. London]. Chez William Darton, [s.d., c.1825] First edition in French. 12mo. 36pp. With a folding engraved frontispiece, and two further engraved plates. Original publisher's printed stiff buff wrappers. A trifle rubbed, marked, and dusty. Frontispiece a little creased, very occasional spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 21704