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JUVENAL. PERSIUS. D. junii juvenalis aquinatis satirae XVI...quibus adjectae sunt, a. persii flacci satirae... Glasguae [i.e. Glasgow]. Excudebant Andreas et Joannes M. Duncan, Academiae typographi, 1825. 8vo. In two volumes. clx, 419pp, [1]; 733, [1], 2pp. With half-titles to both Vols., an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title page to Vol. I, and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements to Vol. II. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled green half-morocco, marbled paper boards, marbled edges. Extremities lightly rubbed, Marbled endpapers, offsetting to title page of Vol. I, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 21187
[CARTOUCHE]. Les amours de cartouche, ou, aventures singulieres et galantes de cet homme, Trop celebre, qui n'ont jamais ete publiĆ©es: dont le Manuscrit a ete trouvee apres la prise de la Bastille.. Londres, [but probably Paris]. [s.n., s.d.] 16mo in 8s. 183pp, [1]. Finely bound in nineteenth-century half red morocco (by Roger De Coverly and Sons, with their stamp to verso of FFEP), marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt. Marbled endpapers. A fine copy, with only the slightest shelf-wear to extremities, marginal paper flaw to O4, title and preliminaries slightly marked. Lord Rosebery's copy, with his leather monogrammed ('AR') armorial book-label to FEP. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20122
SHARROCK, Robert. Judicia, (seu legum cenurae) de Variis Incontinentiae Speciebus, Adulterio seil. Polygamia & Concubinatu. Fornicatione. Stupro. Raptu. Peccatis contra Naturam. Incestu & gradibus prohibitis... Oxoniae [i.e. Oxford]. Excudebat H. Hall Academiae Typographus Impensis Thom. Robinson, 1662. First edition. 8vo. [16], 112pp. Finely bound in later richly gilt-tooled crushed red morocco, gilt supra-libros to both boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Very slight marking to extremities. Blue endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to verso of front blank fly-leaf. More > £ 2,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 19051
STRABO. Strabonis rerum geographicarum libri XVII. Lipsiae [i.e. Leipzig]. Sumtibus et Typis Car. Tauchnitii, 1829. 12mo. In three volumes. [2], 407, [1]; [2], 467, [1]; [2], 503pp, [1]. Contemporary vellum-backed marbled boards, contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces. Lightly rubbed and discoloured, chipping to lettering-pieces. Recent bookplates of R. J. Dickinson to endpapers of all volumes, leaves browned and spotted, very occasional ink-spotting. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 24739
SERMINI, Gentile. Ser meoccio ghiottone. Modena. Tipografia Vincenzi, 1868. First edition. 8vo. 32pp. Contemporary richly gilt-tooled vellum, T.E.G. Extremities a trifle discoloured. Silk endpapers, Armorial bookplate of Lord Mexborough and later book-label of Louis Thompson Rowe to verso of FFEP. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 24182
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