Ancient History/Classical Studies
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Paris: Librairie Ancienne Honore Champion, 1923. VG- Condition hardcover. Thin Quarto in marbled boards with gray half-cloth spines, title on spine in gold on red labels. Volume has light bumping and fraying to edges and corners, has 2" tear to cloth at bottom of front board along spine. Textblock agetoned, clean, some library stamps, 246pp + folding maps.
New York: Biblio and Tannen, 1971. Second, revised edition. Octavo; Second, revised edition; Reprint of the 1950 ed., which was issued as no. 9 of Skrifter utgivna av Kungl. Humanistiska vetenskapssamfundet i Lund; VG; Paperback; Spine, grey with black print; Cover is clean and bright but for slight edgewear; Text block clean and tight but for slight blemish to top edge; xxiv, 656 pages, illustrated.
New York: American Numismatic Society, 1984. Reprint edition. Quarto; Reprint edition; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, cream with brown print; Boards in cream cloth with brown print, stray pencil marks on front, small mark on rear, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block clean and tight; ix, 120 pages, illustrated (44 b&w plates).
Richmond, VA: The Dietz Press, Publishers, 1942. Octavo; pp 235; G-/no-DJ; 1/4 bound black spine with gilt text; cloth has heavily sunned spine; noticeably rubbed edges; slight soiling to exterior; text block shows some foxing to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; cracking to gutters; previous bookshop's label to front pastedown; previous owner's name to ffep; light foxing to first and last few pages.
Rome: Pontificium Institutum Biblicum, 1948. First Edition Thus. Quarto; 164pp; 38 plates; 3 folding maps; original publisher's printed wraps; two inch-long tears to wrap at crown and foot; text block loose [unglued] in wrap; top edge uncut; contents very good. Analecta Orientalia #26. [Spine; black titles on gray buff paper].
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, folds or tears: This volume only: The Scholar's Reference Edition: Text is entirely in GERMAN, LATIN & GREEK: 504 pp.
Chicago, IL: Ares Publishers, 1974. 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, folds or tears: This volume only: The Scholar's Reference Edition: Text is in LATIN, GREEK & ENGLISH: 441 pp.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, Chicago. 8vo; VG-; hardcover without dust jacket; brown spine with white text; top of the spine is slightly frayed and its tail bumped, tips of the boards are minimally bumped but they are clean; text block is moderately stained to the edges but pages are clean; 695p.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1948. Octavo; pp 231; G/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; cloth shows some shelf wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; strong boards; minor rubbing to corners; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; light pencil; frontispiece; previous owner's embossed stamp to front endpaper; illustrated; good binding;.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1964. First edition. Octavo. Good in fair+ dust jacket. Yellow and green spine with black lettering. Significant shelf-wear to dust jacket panels. Half-inch chip along the bottom of the rear jacket panel near the spine. Small closed tear along rear panel near the center of the spine. Top of dust jacket spine beginning to chip. Bottom half of rear jacket panel exhibits closed tear along the rear hinge between the panel and flap. Narrow vertical stain to front cover. First signature slightly loosened from the binding. Folding map pocket detached from rear pastedown, map folded and present. Book block edges all good or better. Pages clean and unmarked.
Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing Company, 1952. Octavo; VG- Hardcover; Blue spine with Gold text; Boards strong, clean with some edgewear, some shelfwear, bumping at corners, slight cocking of spine; Textblock has age toning, Name of previous owner written on interior of front board, Library sticker on front endpaper, library stamp on rear pastedown, otherwise clean; 250 pp.
England: Sutton Publishing, 2000. Octavo; VG+/VG-; Black spine with white text. DJ has 1 inch closed tear on spine tail, general shelfwear, minimal edgewear; Boards with minor edgewear otherwise clean, corners sharp, binding strong; Textblock has light age toning to edges, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 165.
New York: Willey Book Co., 1940. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, wear to corners and spine caps, spotting shelfwear, slight buckling to spine; Text block has mild smudging to rear flyleaf, shaken binding, intermittent spine breaks; xxxiii, 216 pages, illustrated.
Romae: Joannes Zempel, 1763-1765. Large Paper Edition. Folios, 3 volumes; VG-; bound in 3/4 contemporary brown calf, marbled boards, paneled spines with gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt tooling to others; rubbing and wear to boards, bumping to some board edges, chipping to head of spine on volume 3; bookplates to front pastedowns on each volume; half-titles to each volume; water-damage to upper fore corner of volumes 1 and 2, minimally impacts text; >br> Volume 1 full page by Marco Carloni Romano Inuento, plus 44 vignettes, woodcuts, and engraved title letters; Volume 2 full page by Carlus Vanlö, Franc. Barbazza incidit, full page map of the Mediterranean, plus 60 vignettes, woodcuts, and engraved title letters; Volume 3 full page by Ignazio Benedetti Scal. in Roma plus 57 vignettes, woodcuts, and engraved title letters.; TB consignment; shelved above case 3.
Roma (Rome): Edizioni Quasar, 1980. first edition. NF-/NF-. Short folio (12 1/2" tall) in green cloth boards. Spine of DJ is white with text in black. In green cloth slipcase with color image to front and rear. No noticeable wear to boards and DJ, slipcase has light general shelf and edgewear. TEXT IN ITALIAN. Prev. owner's inscription to front endpage. Many photo images throughout, most in b&w, a few in color. 360 pp. Shelved FIRST ALCOVE.
Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover Duodecimo; VG/VG; Purple Spine with White Text; DJ shows light general shelf ware. Age Tone. Rubbing on corners and certain edges. Foxing on back cover. Price clipped on top corner of front inside slip; Text block lightly age toned. Clean; pp 146.
New York: United States Book Company, 1891. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 142 pp., VG-/no dust jacket at issued; navy blue cloth-covered spine and paper boards with gilded lettering and illustration to spine and cover, front board shaking, rubbing to spine that slightly obscures gilded lettering of author's middle name; mild shelfwear, fraying and chipping to head and tail of spine as well as corners; interior clean except for slight tear at the top right of front paste-down near hinge, age toning throughout, top corner of front free endpaper clipped; gilding to top edge of text block, minor staining to bottom edge of text block; shelved Greek Classics.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1955. first edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Light tan spine with black text; Cloth is lightly sunned & rubbed exterior with minor edge wear with otherwise sturdy, clean and intact panels; Text block exterior has light age toning on exterior edge due to handling but has unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 362.
Athens: Classical Editions, 1970. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, gold with black print; Cover has bumped corners (throughout), some creasing, slight tears at top and bottom of spine, slight spotting, penciled price on back cover; Textblock slightly separating from cover at front endpaper, creased corners throughout, annotations in ink on final two pages, horizontal tear at center of page 67; 144 pages, illustrated.
Roma [Rome]: Nella Stamperia del Komarek, 1762-1768. Octavos, 4 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary full vellum, gilt lettering to spines; some bookworm damage to spines, minimal impact to text block; large hole to middle of spine on volume 3; speckled text block; ex-library, with expected markings, including remnants of labels to tail of spines, blind stamps and ink stains to interior, pocket to rear pastedowns; With 45 numbered plates (restarting in each volume), plus frontispiece in volume 1; shelved case 3.
Amstelodami: Blaviana, 1684. Octavo; G-; Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands; Boards in brown leather, cracked hinges, wear to corners and spine caps, small amount of chipping to spine caps, slight scuffing/shelfwear, small surface tears on rear; Text block has tinted edges, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker, mild amount of foxing within; 588 pages + index.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1941. Octavo, 8 Volumes; G+ Hardcovers; Darkened Blue spines with Gold text; Boards strong, rubbing to corners, some edgewear, some shelfwear, fraying along spine edges, sunning to spines, Volume 1 has color bleeding away from spine, white material stuck to rear joint, Volume 2 has faint white mark on front cover, faint line toward head edge, slight cocking of spine, Volume 3 has large purple mark on front cover, faint brown mark on front cover, small purple mark on rear cover, Volume 4 clean save common issues, Volume 5 has color bleeding away from rear cover near spine, Volume 6 has white material stuck to front joint, faint white marks on rear cover, Volume 7 has faint white marks on front cover, faint black smudge on rear cover, small gouge along spine, Volume 8 has small white marks on front cover, faint white marks on rear cover; Textblocks have some age toning,adhesive on front endpaper, Volume 1 otherwise clean, Volume 2 otherwise clean, Volume 3 has purple crayon on front pastedown, front endpaper, pages 221, 312, 313, 364 ,red line on rear pastedown, faint marks on fore edge, Volume 4 otherwise clean, Volume 5 has small brown marks on front endpaper, Volume 6 clean otherwise clean, Volume 7 has small brown spot on page 325, otherwise clean, Volume 8 otherwise clean; Volume 1 361 pp., Volume 2 419 pp., Volume 3 366 pp., Volume 4 456 pp., Volume 5 471 pp., Volume 6 374 pp., Volume 7 439 pp., Volume 8 557 pp. Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates].
London: Nonesuch Press, 1929. Limited Edition [#894/1050]. Quartos, 5 volumes; VG-; brown cloth boards, small black lettering affixed to beige title labels: mild scratching/scuffing to boards, boards somewhat shaken, mild wear/fading to bright gilt tops, age-toning to deckled fore-and bottom edges of text-block, bumping to corners and along edges of boards; title labels to spines affixed yet beginning to detach; VOL. 1 [red ink staining to gilt top (more wear/fading to top than other volumes); spine cracked between and staining to pp. 240-241 (text affected); notations in pencil to both paste-downs]; VOL. 2 [ex-libris bookplate to front paste-down; mild staining to p. 62 (text unaffected)]; VOL. 3 [scuffing to front board more so than Vols. 1-2, 5; interior clean]; VOL. 4 [scuffing to front board, more so than Vols. 1-2, 5; ex-libris bookplate to front paste-down; interior clean]; VOL. 5 [ex-libris bookplate to front paste-down; interior clean]; boards protected by plastic wrappers; one of Plutarch's biographical works; No. 894 of 1050 copies for sale in England stated to limitation page; heavy set, contact us for shipping costs; shelved above Greek/Roman history.
New York: Thames & Hudson, Inc., 2012. first U.S. edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Blue & black spine with gilt text; dust jacket is covered with mylar and shows minimal shelf wear with clean and intact exterior; cloth has slight wear on exterior with some smudges on front, however panels are strong & intact; text block has clean, crisp pages with tight binding; pp 240.
London: Peter Davies, 1930. Octavo; VG- Hardcover; Sunbleached spine beige with gold text; Cloth weave cover with slight marks and sunbleached along edges and spine; Boards are strong, binding solid; Light pencil underlining of text block and notes on several pages,age toned at page exterior, otherwise clean copy; Map at rear end page; previous owners label and inscription on rear paste down; 256 pp.
Cambridge: The University Press, 1952. 8vo; VG-; hardcovers without dust jackets; blue spines with gold texts; the 2 vols. are in uniform condition and are ex-library; boards have sunning with discoloration to the spines; front gutters are damaged but boards are in tact; text blocks have tanned fore edges otherwise pages are clean and legible; 1202p. (Vols.1 &2).
London: George Bell and Sons, 1899. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth with gold print, bumps to corners and wear to spine caps, slight tear to spine head cap, spotting, shelfwear; Textblock has tanning to endpapers, tears to endpapers at hinges, spine break at page 113, age-toning to pages; viii, 187 pages.
Venetiis: In aedibus Aldi, et Andreae soceri, mense Ianuario, [1521 or 1522]. Second Aldine Edition. Octavo, , 230 leaves; G+; bound in contemporary vellum, brown label with number on spine; wear and soling to boards; name in ink on ffep; mild bookworm damage throughout, primarily to margins; wide margins; text in Latin; imprint from colophon (leaf F6r); The preface of Aldus is from the 1514 edition; Greek words on leaf *4 added to this edition; Printer's device on title page and verso of last leaf.; shelved case 3.
Cairo, Egypt: Dr. Ragab Papyrus Institute, 1980. Octavo; pp 217; G/no-DJ; tan spine with black text; pictorial papered boards show slight rubbing wear to exterior; minor edge wear; sturdy boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; light toning toward edges to interior; profusely illustrated; French text;.
London: printed [by William Stansby] for Walter Burre [and are to be sold at his shop in Paules Church-yard at the signe of the Crane], 1614. First Edition. Folio; G+; bound in early diced brown calf, newly rebacked with new spine and corners, paneled with gilt lettering; housed in a custom brown buckram covered clamshell; With the Poem and the engraved title page. Both have been trimmed and inlaid, possibly having been married to this copy from another.; With 5 folding maps, Lacking 3 maps: the Arabian Desert (pages 414/415), Troy (452/453), and Troy (454/455). Maps trimmed incredibly close, with map of the Middle East impacted just slightly.; Lacking blank leaf 3K4 and terminal blank 7C6; 4G3r has the woodcut initial hand-colored, with the color bleeding over to the facing page; with the Errata leaf at the end; Printer’s name and bookseller’s address from colophon.; "The first part of the historie of the vvorld .. The third booke" (caption title) begins new pagination on 4A1r.; LD consignment; shelved case 4.
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2009. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. matte black DJ spine with pale brown and tan titling. negligible edgewear to jacket, snug over gilt stamped titling, sharply cornered. barely perused interior with no visible marks or wear. tightly bound, solid copy. 240 pp. ISBN# 9780691141411.
Alexandria, VA: Robert h. Smith/Stonehenge Press, 1992. Reprinted. Small quarto; pp 238; VG/VG; green spine with white text; full title: Cultural Atlas of the World: Mesopotamia and the Ancient Near East; 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.
London: I. Herbert, 1798. Thin 10mo in soft brown leather with 7-band gilt spine; in good condition; moderate shelf wear on spine; ex-libris plate inside front board; moire end pages; first end page detached; previous owner's penciled name on second end page; paper slightly faded with occasional off-setting from engravings; pp. 49; shelved in Case 0.
London, England: John Souter, 1836. 1836 New Edition. Octavo; VG-G+/no-DJ; Green leather spine with gold text and decorations; Publisher's original leather binding clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, corners bumped, light rubbing at corners and both ends of spine, spot wearing at both ends of spine and along edges of spine, several gouges at top and bottom of back cover, light scratches in both covers; Textblock darkened with age otherwise generally clean, light wave to page however no signs of water damage, name of previous owner inscribed on front free endpaper, five hand-colored maps - all well preserved save for the odd small tear hear and there - included in text, pp 539-542 detached from binding - page edges slightly ragged - occasional faint pencil mark throughout text, rear inside hinge cracked, faint traces of notes made by previous owner on back pastedown and free endpaper, tanning and foxing on pastedowns, title page, all edges show signs of wear; pp 600.
Amsterdam: Severo Prothomaflix, 1664 or 1695? first edition. 16mo in vellum; in good condition; boards with stains and heavy soiling; previous owner's sticker inside front cover; original inscriptions on both boards; folded vignette engraving as frontispiece; paper heavily faded and foxed not affecting text; very tight print; pp. 139; in Italian; Salvator Rosa was a Baroque painter and printmaker, famous for his extravagance and criticism of Roman art culture; SHELVED BEHIND ROCKVILLE FRONT DESK.
Romæ: 1699. Oblong folio, 138 pages; VG; newly rebound in 1/4 brown leather, paneled spine with burgundy label and gilt lettering. brown cloth boards; mild wear to edges of title page, first few leaves, last few leaves; 16 1/2 x 11 inches; lacking 10 plates, numbers: 8, 12, 57, 70, 75, 80, 104, 107, 109, 129; JB consignment; shelved above mythology.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1946. Large Octavo; pp 418; G-/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text; cloth has moderate wear to exterior, some significant rubbing to spine edges and corners; text block shows age toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edge, some foxing to first and last few pages; interior clean; maps in rear.
Norman: University of Oklahoma, 1965. Octavo; pp 193; G+/G-; green spine with yellow and black text; dust jacket has some rubbing to exterior; minor chips to edges; slight dampstaining to rear; price clipped flap; mylar wraps; cloth shows light sunfading to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1998. Quarto; pp 247; VG/VG-; Rust spine with black white text; Dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior; Cloth has minimal wear to exterior, minimal wear to edges; Text block is clean; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Roma: Edizioni Quasar, 1987. Octavo; pp 132; G/paperback; orange spine with black text; covers have mild wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; intact panels; text block shows slight ivory tone to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Italian and English texts;.
New York, NY: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1951. US Printing. 8vo. VG-/VG-. gently tanned DJ spine with powder blue capitals for title and author/publisher separated by decorative powder blue stripes. gently worn perimeter, toning evident to edges and folds. light gray clothbound HB with small stamped navy titling, minimal wear. prior owner inscription on right fep. the textblock interior has no marks or writing, outer edges are a clean dull ivory, lightly toned head-edge. 191 pp.
Cambridge: Published for Oberlin College by Harvard University Press, 1963. Octavo; VG-/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with black print; DJ has slight edgewear, age-toning to spine and top edge; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, clean and strong, slight wear to spine caps; Textblock clean but for mild amount of penciled marginal lines pp. 56-77, name in ink on front endpapers; x, 145 pages.
New York and London: Benjamin Blom, Inc., 1967. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 404; G/G-; beige/black pictorial spine with ivory text; dust jacket has sunned exterior; some chips to edges and corners; previous bookshop's sticker to front; price clipped front flap; dampstaining inside jacket at spine; cloth shows minor wear to exterior; slightly sunfaded spine; slightly splayed boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.