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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
ALBERTI DI VILLANUOVA, Francesco . Nuovo dizionario portatile, italiano-francese, compendiato da quello d'alberti... Parigi [i.e. Paris]. Presso Bossange, Masson e Besson, Librai, 1797. [4], xxiii, [1], 495pp, [1]. With half-title.

[Bound with:] ALBERTI DI VILLANUOVA, Francesco. Nouveau dictionnaire de poche, francois-italien, abrege de celui d'alberti... A Paris. Chez Bossange, Masson et Besson, 1797. 11, [1], xxiii, [1], 432pp. With half-title.

12mo. Contemporary sheep, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Heavily worn. Hinges exposed, loss to half-title, loss to corners of b3 and I1 - touching text in both instances with ... More >
£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 16643
ALLIBOND, John. Rustica academiae oxoniensis Nuper Reformatae descriptio, In Visitatione Fanatica Octobris sexto, &c. Anno Domini 1648 cum Comitiis ibidem Anno sequente: Et aliis notatu non Indignis. Londini, [i.e. London]. Impensis G. Redmayne, [1700?]. Third edition. Quarto. 19pp, [1]. Stitched into original marbled paper wrappers. A trifle dog-earred, with some loss to spine, tearing/creasing to extremities, but nevertheless a remarkable survival in unsophisticated condition More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 13579
AMUNDSEN, Roald. Au Pôle Sud: expédition du "Fram" 1910-1912. Paris. Librairie Hachette et Cie., 1913. First edition in French. Quarto. xiv, [2], 371pp, [1]. With 125 illustrations. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Recased, with new endpapers. A trifle rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. From the library of Eric Kenneth Prentice 'Kenn' Back (b. 1942), meteorologist with the British Antarctic Survey from 1963 to 2002, and a descendant of Arctic explorer George Back, with his bookplate to FEP. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23450
ANACREON. Hai tou Anakreontos odai. Kai ta tes Sapphous, kai ta tou Alkaiou leipsana. Glasguae [i.e. Glasgow]. Excud. R. & A. Foulis, 1761. 32mo. 83pp, [1]. With a half-title. Issued both with and without a [70]pp index; the index not present here. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, remnants of silk ties to boards. Near contemporary inked ownership inscription to verso of front blank fly- leaf, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 19203
ANGELUS A SANCTO FRANCISCO. Certamen seraphicum provinciae angliae pro sancta dei ecclesia. In quo breviter declaratur, quomodo Fratres Minores Angli calamo & sanguine pro Fide Christi Sanctaque eins Ecclesia certarunt. Duaci [i.e. Douai]. Typis Baltasaris Belleri, 1649. Quarto. [24], 356pp. Without additional engraved title-page, with five engraved plates. Contemporary calf, morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Rubbed, slight loss to head of spine. Armorial bookplate of Robert James Lord Petre to FEP alongside late nineteenth-century book-label of Gulielmi O'Brien and shelf-label of Milltown Park Library, FFEP very nearly detached - with booksellers catalogue descriptions pasted to recto, ink-stamp of Milltown Park Library to title, ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 15483
APHTHONIUS. Aphthonii progymnasmata, Partim a Rodolpho Agricola, partim a Johanne Maria Catanaeo, Latinitate donata. Amsterodami [i.e. Amsterdam]. Apud Ludovicum & Danielem Elzevirios, 1655. 12mo. 383, [13], 385-441pp, [15]. With an additional engraved title page. Contemporary gilt-tooled vellum, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, all edges red. Extremities marked and discoloured, wear to fore-edge. Light damp-staining to foot of text-block, very occasional short tears and chipping to margins, recent bookplate of R. J. Dickinson and booksellers ticket of Thornton & Son of Oxford to FEP, later inked gift inscription and contemporary inked ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 21997
[AUCTION CATALOGUE]. Catalogue Des Tableaux & Desseins precieux des Maitres celebres des trois Ecoles, Figures de marbres, de bronze & de terre cuite, Estampes en seuilles & autres objets du Cabinet de seu M. Randonde Boisset, Receveur General des Finances. Par Pierre Remy...On a joint a ce Catalogue celui des Vases, Colonnes de marbres, Porcelaines, des Lacques, des Membles e Boule & d'autres effets precieux, par C. F> Juliot. La Vente se sera le Jeudi 27 Fevrier 1777... A Paris. Chez Musier, pere, et al., 1777. First edition. 12mo. xii, 149, [3], 158pp. With a half-title. Uncut in original publisher's marbled paper wrappers. Without upper wrapper, significant loss to wrapper covering spine. Very lightly spotted, some loss to lower corner of leaf B2, inked numerals to margins throughout. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 17747
BARBAZAN, [Etienne]. Fabliaux et contes des poetes francois des XI, XII, XIII, XIV et XVe siecles, tires des meilleurs auteurs. A Paris. Chez B. Waree, 1808. Nouvelle edition [i.e. new edition]. In four volumes. [4], xxi, [1], 465, [1]; [4], xiv, 467, [1]; [4], xxxii, 514; xvi, 521pp, [3]. With half-titles and a suite of three engraved plates to each volume.

[Bound uniformly with:] MEON, [Dominique Martin]. Nouveau recueil de fabliaux et contes inedits, des poetes francais des XIIe, XIIIe, XIVe, et XVe siecles... A Paris. Chez Chasseriau, 1823. First edition. In two volumes. viii, 500, ... More >
£ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20270