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Oxonii: Typographeo Calrendoniano, 1966. Octavo; First published 1900, reprinted 1966; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild warping, slight wear to spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block has slight amount of annotation in ink, small stain to top edge; Text in Latin; unpaged.
Ultrajecti: Apud Franciscum Halmam, Guilielmum vande Water, 1697. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG-; bound in brown leather, paneled spines with two labels, one red and one black, with gilt lettering; moderate wear to boards, including rubbing, bumping, damage to head and tail of spines; front boards of both volumes slightly loose; bookplates on front pastedown of Sir William Molesworth; stamp with the motto of Sir William Molesworth on ffep of both volumes; Molesworth's name written on title page, dated 1806; other small purple stamp of ffep of volume 1, recto of title page; small amount of bookworm damage from pages 713-end of volume 2; small amount of bookworm damage in the lower-fore corner of volume 1, from the beginning through page 2; text in Greek with opposing Latin translation and commentary; 6 plates, showing statues of Greek gods, drawn by G. Hoet, and etched by I. van Vianen; frontispiece depicts Callimachus while offering to the gods; title page of volume 1 in red and black ink; 'aan den binder' in rear of volume 1; Callimachus is best known for his short poems and epigrams. He was a noted poet, critic and scholar at the Library of Alexandria and enjoyed the patronage of the Egyptian-Greek Pharaohs Ptolemy II Philadelphus and Ptolemy III Euergetes; shelved case 3.
The Archaeological Institute of America, 1961. Quarto; VG; blue softcover, 130 pages, 41 unbound plates with 210 reproductions, bound in red linen box with bone/ivory clasp; small amount of wear to head and tail of spine of box; Monographs on Archaeology and Fine Arts Sponsored by The Archaeological Institute of America and The College Art Association Of America X; shelved ancient art.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1988. Quarto; pp 126; VG/G-; black spine with ivory text; full title: Historical Atlas of World Mythology; Vol. II: The Way of the Seeded Earth; Part 1: The Sacrifice; odd volume; dust jacket shows moderate rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; light toning to flaps; cloth shows light shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1988. Quarto; pp 125; VG-/G-; black spine with ivory text; full title: Historical Atlas of World Mythology, Vol. I: The Way of the Animal Powers; Part 1: Mythologies of the Primitive Hunters and Gatherers; odd volume; dust jacket shows moderate rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; small closed tears to rear; light toning to flaps; cloth shows light shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1989. Quarto; pp 251; VG-/G-; black spine with ivory text; full title: Historical Atlas of World Mythology, Vol. II: The Way of the Seeded Earth; Part 2: Mythologies of the Primitive Planters: The Northern Americas; odd volume; dust jacket shows moderate rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; small closed tears to rear; light toning to flaps; cloth shows light shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1989. Quarto; pp 387; VG/G-; black spine with ivory text; full title: Historical Atlas of World Mythology, Vol. II: The Way of the Seeded Earth; Part 3: Mythologies of the Primitive Planters: The Middle and Southern Americas; odd volume; dust jacket shows moderate rubbing and scratches to exterior; minor wear to edges; lightly toned flaps; cloth shows light shelf wear to exterior; lightly sunned edges; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
Roma: Bertinelli, 1853. Folios, two volumes; VG; bound in 3/4 vellum. marbled boards, burgundy labels with gilt lettering to spines; mild wear and rubbing to boards; some mild foxing, primary to page edges; wide margins; volume 1 with frontispiece and two maps on double leaf, volume 2 includes fifty plates, also on double leaf, depicting mainly plans, elevations and topographical views of Roman antiquities; shelved case 7.
London: George Allen & Unwin LTD., 1926. First Edition. Hardcover small folio in Very Good - condition. Signed and dated on front endpaper by two previous owners (1927 & 1936), otherwise no markings to text. Binding intact but shakes and some signatures loosening. B&W photographs throughout. Light-to-moderate shelf wear and rubbing to corners and edges. Some bumping to boards. 362 pp. Weighs 6 lbs. Measures 13 x 10.5 x 1.75 inches. -Shelve under review table (binding blue cloth with gilt text).
Milano: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S.p.A., 1991. Octavo; VG-/G+; Blue spine with white text; Dust jacket has minor rubbing on exterior, slightly age toned edges, sticker on rear and fully intact; Boards have slightly sunned exterior, minor shelf wear with otherwise clean and strong panels; Text block has minimal age toned edges with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 402. Italian language.
New York: Rock Foundation, 1988. First Edition. Folios, 3 volumes, VG/no DJs as issued; gray cloth boards, black lettering to spines: very mild overall wear to boards, spines faded beige (lettering clear and legible); minimal wear to clean text-blocks; interiors clean; VOLUME 3.1 [COSMIC GAMES]; VOLUME 3.2 [THE LABYRINTH & OTHER PATHS TO OTHER WORLDS]; VOLUME 3.3 [THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN]; frontispieces; volumes housed in VG- brown cloth slipcase; shelved front table.
San Francisco: 1953. The Book Club of California limited edition (325 copies). Thin quarto in off-white hardcovers with red title on spine; VG; strong binding; deckle edges; slight brown soiling on boards; printed on hand-set italic Elzevir and mould-made paper; illustrations on linoleum blocks; one page has a slight crease at bottom; pp. 49; shelved in Case # 10.
Amsterdam: Judocum Pluymer, 1659. Sextodecimo in full vellum boards, VG-/ No Dust Jacket, minor shelf-wear: boards somewhat smudged and edges a little worn, boards somewhat bowed, paste-downs torn where vellum is pasted underneath,two very small (less than dime-sized) spots of soiling on spine, edges of text block age-toned, occasional light foxing to interior, engraved frontispiece on title page, previous owner's name in ink on title page and writing in ink on free end paper, else text clean, engraved frontispiece on title page, binding tight, TEXT IN LATIN Full Title: Gasperis Scioppi Grammatica philosophica : non modo tironibus linguæ latinæ ad artem illam und trimestri perfecte? adducendam, sed & latine? doctissimus ad reddendam eorum rationem quae legunt aut scribunt, in primis utilis, vel necessaria : accessit præfatio de veteris ad novæ grammaticæ latinæ origine, dignitate & usu. [Sextodecimo, Spine is vellum with black writing on spine.
New York, Evanston, San Francisco: Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., 1972, 1975. First Edition. Octavo; G/G-; sunned multicolored spines with black and ivory text; 4 volumes: vol. 1, Herodotus to Froissart, pp 431 [ISBN 060114738]; vol. 2, Valla to Gibbon, pp 406 [ISBN 06011472x]; vol. 3, Niebuhr to Maitland, pp 325 [ISBN 0060114746]; vol. 4, Dilthey to Hofstadter [ISBN 0060114762]; dust jackets show slightly sunned exteriors; some small chips to edges; cloths have slight sunning to exteriors; sturdy boards; text blocks have light toning to exterior edges; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Longmans & Co., 1877. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Dark blue spine with gilt text; Cloth has some moisture staining on exterior, mostly towards edges, slightly bumped corners, and lightly sunned spine, as well as wear along edges, otherwise panels are strong and intact; Text block shows some wear due to age and handling with slight cracking along binding between pastedowns and front end paper, previous owners' book plates on front pastedown and light foxing on first & last few pages, good binding and unmarked pages; pp 413.
Paris: Librairie d'Art Louis Reynaud, 1936. Quarto, 100 pages; VG- condition; Tan spine and rear, black front cover with off-white text and depiction of terra cotta figure, general wear and rubbing to all edges including spine, foxing to rear board, bottom rear edge and textblock edges, bumping especially to front corners, light scratching to cover; foxing and age-toning to endpapers, light foxing and age-toning to some pages else interior clean and unmarked.
Liege: R. Vaillant Carmanne, 1902. First edition;. thick octavo hardcover in cloth; text in FRENCH; VG+/no DJ; spine green with black leather and gold title; boards have moderate shelf wear and soiling; flaps have slight foxing; penciled number on front flaps; first few pages have a slight bent; thin paper moderately discolored; series of 448 tales explained; [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Paris: G. Baranger Fils, 1943. Octavos, Volume I: 642 pages, Volume II: 800 pages; Very Good- condition; Dark green quarter-bound leather spine with raised bands and gilded text and design, minor rubbing to head and foot of spine and rubbing to leather quarter edges, wear to leather, teal cloth boards with very minor wear to edges and corners, no damage to textblock edges save for some minor scratching to head of Volume I, binding tight; minor foxing to select pages, textblock interior unmarked.
New York: Scribner and Welford, C. 1883. Octavo; good/none; sunned orange spine with gold text; boards, moderate shelf wear and bumping; previous owner's name, date, front free endpaper; pencil notations within lightly age-toned text block; B/W illustrations, with tissue protectors; 291pp. --no pub date, but Preface is dated October 8, 1883, and previous owner's note on ffep is dated Nov. 29, 1883.
Venice: 1544. Thick 10mo in black leather; six-band embossed brown leather spine with gold gilt; VG; substantial fraying and shelf wear particularly on spine; open gutter at front but binding strong; ex-libris plate inside front cover and inscription of ffep; marble edges dusty; paper very clean with little foxing; text in italics in tight print, clear; pp. 366; in Italian; shelved in Case # 3.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Small Octavo: G-/no-DJ paperback: Green and yellow spine with white and green text: Covers have general shelfwear, rubbing, slight fraying to corners, binding solid: Textblock exterior has some soiling mainly to fore edge, pages have notations and underlining in both pen and pencil, copy is still readable: 349 pp.
London: Fielding and Walkes, 1778. First edition. Small octavo in brown leather with small letters on spine; condition: Good; boards slanted upwards, with substantial soiling and shelf wear; spine with open tearing at top and bottom, but not detrimental to binding, secured with brown tape; inscription inside both covers; frontispiece portrait of Benj. Franklin; paper heavily discolored and slightly wobbling; some pencil marks on edges; text clean; pp. 163; shelved in Case # 4; MM consignment.
London: printed for William Crooke, at the Green-Dragon without Temple-Bar, 1691. Octavo, , 69, , 38,  ads; VG; bound in 19th century speckled calf by Zaehnsdorf, newly rebacked in similar leather, burgundy label with gilt titling; boards with moderate rubbing and wear, double-ruled gilt border, turn-ins; marbled endpapers; all edges of text block gilt; "A pastoral dialogue concerning friendship and love. Occasion’d by the death of the Honourable J.T." has separate dated title page and pagination; register is continuous.; Extremely scarce; shelved case 3.
Lutetiæ [Paris]: Apud Bernardum Turrisanum, sub Aldina Bibliotheca, via Iacobæa, 1565. Folios; VG; bound in early full brown leather, paneled spines with gilt tooling and lettering; volume 1 rebacked with previous spine preserved; volume 2 has cracking to hinges, chipping to tail of spine, large chip missing to head of spine; ex-library bookplate to front pastedown of volume 1; Aldine dolphin-and-anchor device on title-pages; Large capital initials, decorated initials; scattered and sparse marginalia; At foot of title-page: Cum priuilegio Regis; several mispaginations; Parts 2-4 have seperate title pages: Tomvs secvndus (tertivs, qvartvs)--Operum M. Tullii Ciceronis; Part 1 dated 1566.; Part 1 contains the rhetorical works, Part 2, the orations, Part 3, the epistles Part 4, the philosophical works. Part 1 includes additions and corrections to parts 2-4.; Latin text, with some Greek words; consignment; shelved case 4.
Alexandria, VA: Stonehenge Press/Joseph J. Ward, 1991. Small quarto; pp 240; VG/VG; green spine with white text; full title: Cultural Atlas of the World: Ancient America; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; mild wear to edges; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
Saint-Léger-Vauban: Zodiaque, 1956. Octavo, 335 pages; VG/G+ condition; Tan cloth with blue text on spine and blue design on cover, minor age-toning on textblock edges and bottom board edges; interior clean and unmarked with blue ribbon marker; DJ with white spine and black text, cover photo of statue with black text, photo of bronze enamel against light blue backdrop with black text on back cover, overall wear, flap folds and spine head and foot worn, small tear at top rear and half inch tear at bottom rear; comes in age-toned and worn tan slipcase.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1898. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine light brown w/dark brown txt, creasing at joints & spine, fabric at spine head split, fraying, minor shelf wear, discoloration; boards firm, prev owner sticker on frnt otherwise clean; binding loose at hinges, loosening in middle of book, separation from head band otherwise stable; pages have very little wear, some chipping at txt block, slight discoloration from aging,sticker and prev owner signature on free frnt page, in fairly good condition. 332pp + 1 fold out map & 14 prints.
n.p. Zodiaque, 1959. Octavo; pp 259; G-/G-; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior, mostly to spine; chip to rear head edge; some age toning to flap edges; cloth has noticeable sunfading to spine; some wear to panels; sturdy boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; interior has light foxing to endpapers; profusely illustrated; French text;.
Amsterdam: Chez George Gallet, 1703. First Illustrated French Edition. folio, , 556 pages, ; VG; 3/4 bound with brown leather spine, black leather label with gilt lettering, marbled boards; newly repaired, with new spine, previous marbled boards preserved; rubbing and shelfwear to boards, edges worn; mild foxing throughout; half-title and engraved frontispiece; small pen writing in upper fore corner of title page; complete collation, A4-Z4, Aa4-Zz4, Aaa4-Zzz4, Aaaa4; with 16 folding plates, 16 single plates, 39 black and white plates embedded within text, and 3 color plates embedded within text; plate 1 is folded in such a way that it slightly sticks out the fore edge, and as such the vertical crease is torn along the lower half; full title continues: et de quelques autres adjacentes ; dont les principales sont Chypre, Rhodes, Candie, Samos, Chio, Negrepont, Lemnos, Paros, Delos, Patmos, avec un grand nombre d'autres. Comprenant leurs noms, leur situation, leurs villes, leurs châteaux, l'histoire tant ancienne que moderne de leurs habitants ; leur gouvernement, les révolutions qui y sont arrivés, les plantes, animaux, &c. qui s'y trouvent.; shelved case 4.
London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1865. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Navy spine with gilt text; Cloth has slightly sunned spine with rubbing wear along edges and corners, as well as rubbing on exterior, however panels are sturdy and intact; Text block shows some darkening due to age with previous owners' name & plate on front pastedown, slight writing at head edge of title page and slight cracking along binding at front & rear hinges, small sticker on rear pastedown, overall pages are unmarked and fully bound; pp 780.
London: Cassell & Co, 2001. first edition. Large octavo; VG/VG-; light green spine with black text; dust jacket has mylar covering; dj shows minor wear at corners & small tear at rear head fore edge, otherwise clean & intact exterior; cloth is slightly sunned w/ strong & unmarked panels; text block has minimal wear w/ tight binding; pp 224.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1956. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild wear to front edge; Text block has vendor stamp and slight smudging on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; Text in Ancient Greek, commentary in English; xviii, 342 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: International Book and Publishing Company, 1899. 12mo; Fair; blue spines with gilt text; the famous tales series; 15 of 17 volumes only: Famous Tales of the Orient, pp 324; Famous Tales of Fairyland and Fancy, pp 200; Famous Tales of Barbarians and Savages, pp 279; Famous Classic Tales: The Odyssey, pp 394; Famous Tales of Olden France, pp 239; Famous Classic Tales: The Aeneid, pp 275; Famous Tales of Enchantment, pp 274; Famous Child Stories, pp 259; Famous Tales of Heroism, pp 274; Famous Tales of Battle, Camp and Siege, pp 257; Famous Occult Tales, pp 245; Famous Tales of Gods and Heroes, pp 258; Famous Classic Tales: The Iliad, pp 268; Famous Prose Idyls, pp 292; Famous Tales of Wonder, pp 206; cloths show some soiling to exteriors; beige titles, illustrations and borders to fronts; slight sun darkening to spines; some noticeable rubbing to edges; text blocks have age toned exterior edges with some spotting; chip to tail fore corner of p 9 of Famous Tales of Barbarians and Savages; cracking to gutter at pp 136-137 and front gutter of Famous Tales of Fairyland and Fancy; slight cracking to front hinge of Famous Tales of the Orient; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Chicago, IL: Ares Publishers, 1974. The Scholar's Reference Edition. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ: Red spine with gold text: Boards are strong with general shelfwear, discoloration of spine due to light/age: Textblock has some dust staining but pages are free of markings or tears, last 3 pages have creases from being folded: Volume I only: The Scholar's Reference Edition: Text is entirely in LATIN & GREEK: 393 pp.