London: Printed by G. Eld and M. Flesher, 1620. Second English Edition. Folio, , 861 [i.e. 860], ; Fair; newly rebound in black leather, burgundy label with gilt lettering, paneled spine, previous calf preserved on boards, both covers stamped with central gilt decoration; lacking the first three leaves, including the title page. The following 6 leaves have significant wear, including chipping and tears; some tide-marks and water-staining, primarily to the lower fore corner and the fore edge, minimal to top edge; some fraying to fore edge from thumbing; Page 860 misnumbered 861; shelved case 3.
Ancient History/Classical Studies
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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: Scribner, Armstrong & Co., 1878. Large Octavo; pp 384; Fair; blue spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; cloth has soiling wear to exterior; gilt decorations to front; heavy, fraying wear to edges; beveled edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; top edge gilt; tape mends to gutters; chips to ffep; illustrated endpapers; frontispiece; broken rear hinge;.
Malibu: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 1999. Quarto (oblong); Second printing; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with tan and black print; DJ in mylar, illustrated with brown and black print, mild edgewear, smudging/shelfwear; Boards in white cloth with brown print, bump to top corners, else clean and strong; Text block has bump to top corner of rear pages, else clean and tight; xvi, 296 pages, illustrated (b&w).
London: Thames and Hudson, 1967. Octavo; vg/vg; dj, brown spine with white text; dj, light shelf wear; HB, orange cloth spine with gilt lettering; boards, strong, clean; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, marginal pencil markings and underlining; B/W illustrations, plans, maps; 320pp.; ex libris stamp, ffep; else very good.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1962. Large Octavo; pp 257; G+/Fair; dark orange pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket has some rubbing to edges; few small chips to edges; slight soiling to rear; tape mends inside dj at edges; cloth shows lightly sunned spine; sturdy boards; text block has light foxing to exterior head edge; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1947. Octavo; VG/G; Grayish spine with black text; DJ age-worn, with edgewear, corners rubbed through, front cover has patches that are almost worn through, the back cover has undetermined stain and numerous small, circular holes, spine has a .25" x 1" x .25" open tear at the head and a .75" x .75" x .75" open tear at the tail, spine colors completely faded and stained; Boards strong, clean; Textblock clean, staining along hinges, foxing along edges, previous owners' stamp along fore edge; pp 327.
New York; London: New York University; University of London Press Ltd, 1970. Octavo; pp 624; VG-/G; blue and brown spines with ivory text; 2 volumes; dust jackets have mylar wraps, moderate rubbing to exteriors, some chipping to edges; cloths have slight sunning to exteriors, minor wear to edges, strong boards; text blocks show slight wear to edges,
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1968. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 686; VG-/no-DJ; red spine with gilt text; cloth shows minor wear to exterior; light sunning to spine; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; light smudge to exterior tail edge; previous owner's name to front pastedown; slight writing to ffep; interior clean.
London, Great Britain: The Athlone Press, 1968. UK Reprint. smaller 8vo. VG/VG. mild gray/stone DJ with centered black titling between thin, decorative red bands and tiny red publisher near foot. edgewear concentrated as light chipping at tip and a small closed tear at tail. adjacent panels match in an even gray, clipped front inner flap. dark teal clothbound HB, the slim spine has tiny gold titles. a touch of wear to its thin and neatly cornered boards. smooth, clear textblock interior and its outer edges. 200 pp. ISBN# 0485137046.
Boston: David D. Nickerson and Company, Publishers, n.d. 530/1000. Octavo; pp 411; G-; red spine with gilt text; no jacket; numbered, limited edition of which this is 530 of 1000; cloth shows slightly sunned spine; some rubbing wear to edges; text block has slight age toning to exterior fore and tail edges; top edge gilt; mild foxing to front and rear endpapers; frontispiece; illustrated; interior lightly toned;.
London: W. Battersby, 1701. Third Edition. Folio, , 633, , 63, , 636-658, ; VG; bound in contemporary speckled leather, hollow rectangle of polished leather with blind tooling in each board; rebacked with 20th century spine, burgundy label with gilt lettering; with 22 illustrated portraits; lacking frontispiece; 'The history of the Chaldaick philosophy' (pts. 14-19) has separate dated title page, with imprint "printed for A. and J. Churchill", and separate pagination.; bookplate of Richard Brinsley Sheridan on front pastedown; ESTC T102824; JW consignment; shelved Above Mythology.
Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1980. 10mo; pp 76; G/Fair; sunned light blue spine with white text; dust jacket has noticeable rubbing to exterior, as is; chips to edges; previous bookshop's sticker to front; slight soiling to rear; cloth shows light sunning to spine; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to front pastedown; interior clean.
London: T. Becket, 1773. Second edition corrected. Octavo; 2 volumes; Second edition corrected; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Rebound with spine in brown buckram with gold print, boards in original leather, worn, exposed corners, wear to edges, scuffing, some chipping, minor stains; Text block has new endpapers, name in ink on front flyleaf (v. 1), stain to fore edge of both volumes, name in faded ink on title page of both vols. (appears as though someone tried to excise the signature), p. 151 (v.1) bottom corner torn away; Vol. 1, xxiv, 297 pages; Vol. 2, 321 pages.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1974. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 290; G/paperback; grayish green spine with beige and dark green text; covers show light sunning to exterior; lightly sunned spine; some rubbing wear to edges; intact panels; text block has light soiling to exterior edges; previous owner's name inside front cover; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Johnson Reprint Corporation / Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986. First Edition, First Printing. 4to., 400pp.; VG/VG-; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket has some mild wear to corners, head and tail of spine; head of spine has a minor tear; interior clean; shelved ancient art or front table.
Aberdeen: The Aberdeen University Press, 1950. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Light green spine with dark blue text. DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, age toned; Boards have light rubbing to edges, bumping to corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has foxing to fore edge and a few pages, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 162.
Paris: Finest S.A./Editions Pierre Terrail, 1997. Small Quarto; VG/paperback; black spines with white and orange text; slipcase has slight rubbing to exterior and fore corners; intact panels; 2 volumes: The Pharaohs: Master-Builders, pp 220; The Gold of the Pharaohs, pp 219; covers have minimal wear to exteriors; faux flaps; intact exteriors; text blocks clean; previous owner's bookplate inside front cover; frontispieces; profusely illustrated; arts - collection; non Western; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1920. Second edition. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, pink with gold print; Boards in pink cloth with gold print, fading to spine, tear at front lower hinge, mild wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block has shaken binding, intermittent spine breaks, mild puckering to paper, some uncut pages; xxviii, 351 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
Groningen: Styx Publications, 1995. Octavo; pp 293; G/G-; white spine with black and red text; dust jacket shows some soiling to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; German text;.
Geneve, Paris, Munich: Les Editions Nagel, 1967. Small Quarto; pp 177; G-/no-DJ; yellow spine with dark green text; cloth has sunned spine; slight rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; light foxing to first and last few pages; lightly age toned interior; profusely illustrated; French text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: George Bell and Sons, 1898. Oxford translation revised. Volume 2 only. Octavo. Good with no DJ. Blue spine with gold lettering. Owner inscription to the front free end paper. Sunning to the spine. Front hinge slightly loose. Age-toning to top edge of the book block. Pages generally clean and legible. 501pp.
Antverpie [Antwerp]: apud Christophorum Plantinum [Christopher Plantin], 1585. Quarto, , 251, [1 blank], , 187, [1 blank], , 48, [21 index]; VG-; bound in early acid-washed calf, rebacked with spine preserved, paneled with gilt lettering and tooling; moderate wear to boards; marbled text block; name scratched out on title page; commentary and notes each have their own title pages, pagination restarts; hole in middle of last page of index; shelved case 4.
Venice: Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1551. 10mo rebound in brown hardcovers with brown leather spine and gold gilt; VG; boards with very moderate shelf wear; fraying along spine edges; binding strong; paper wobbled and in good condition; some pages at front discolored and stained on the edge; page 17 has a small cut at bottom; occasional marginalia mostly at beginning; title page with inscription and orange colored stamp on edge; pp. 488; in Italian; Bernardo Tasso was a poet and the father of Torquato Tasso; shelved in Case # 3.
California: White Star Publications, 2007. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG+/VG; Spine is black with silver text; DJ has general edge wear, creasing along edges, minor rubbing at corners, sticker mark on front bottom corner, general scratches and marks, age-toning to verso, design is clear; Boards have edge wear, light rubbing and bumping to corners and head/tail of spine, some light scratches and scuffs, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, binding is strong, content is clear; pp 207; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Napoli: Alberto Marotta Editore, 1971. Limited Edition Reprint, #820/1000. Folio, 44 pages, 72 plates; VG; bound in in green padded leather with gold decorations on the plate and golden titles and decorations on the covers; lacking case; mild rubbing and wear, primarily to head and tail of spine, corners; Reprint of the Italian edition, De l'Imprimerie de Firmin Didot, 1823.; A collection of lithographs representing the customs, usages and civil and religious ceremonies of the Roman states.; shelved above case 2.
Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc. Publishers, 2004. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. matte black wraps spine with a lengthy reading crease through pale yellow titling that descends down spine. softcover front and rear display red tinted figures in high-relief, large black band across center of panel, with yellow and/or pink centered text or titling. within the text interior, few tables and figures. gently read, but without marks or writing and cover just a tad thumbed. 241 pp. SBN# 0786417374.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1948. Octavo; VG/Fair; Hardcover w/ DJ; Gray spine with blue print, age-toned; DJ has peripheral tanning, small tears at all corners and along flap folds, creasing on front and along worn upper and lower edges, slight smudging and spotting; Boards in green cloth with gold print on spine, slight wear to spine caps; Textblock clean, age-toning to pages; xii, 228 pages.
Yorkshire, UK: EP Publishing Limited, 1973. Third Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; White and illustrated spine with black text; DJ darkened from age, otherwise clean, general shelfwear and edgewear, creasing at head and tail of spine; Boards strong, clean; Textblock clean, back free-end paper and previous page connected along tail edge, speckling along headband, small stains along fore and tail edges; pp 596.
London: Printed by T. Chaplin ... for the Propietors, Military Chronicle and Military Classics Office, 1815. New Edition. Octavo; "New Edition to which is prefixed The Life and Character of the Translator"; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, top portion of vol. I torn away; Boards in brown leather with gold print, wear to corners, edges, hinges, and spine caps, spotting/stains/small surface tears to leather; Text block has marbled edges and endpapers, endpapers of vol. I torn along hinge, pencil annotation through introductory material of vol. I (up to page xlii), age-toning and foxing to some pages, binding tight, blue ribbon marker for vol. I missing but present for vol. II though torn from binding; 2 volumes (lxi, 313, 313 pages).
Lyon: Ioannes Pullonus, 1547. Duodecimo in contemporary vellum boards. vellum boards are very thin and have become a little wrinkled, some soiling to boards as well, hinges starting, paste-down's coming loose, pages age-toned with occasional foxing, 177 pp. Description on title page mentions additional authors included: "Adiecimus insuper familiares Formulas, ac nonullos Erasmi Dialogos puerorum exercitatione perutiles. Sed & vocum aliquot ineptarum Catorthosin, ac compendium elegantiarum Hadriani Cardin. ab eodem Augusto Botta collectum. Atque haec omnia ne quis sibi ne quis sibi ad bonas literas deesse posthac existimet." TEXT IN LATIN. [Shelved Case 3 with vellum books, a thin volume].
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1948. Second edition. Octavo; G/Fair; Tan spine with black text; 2 volume set; Dust jackets are covered with mylar plastic and are sunned on exteriors, fraying edges have darkened from age; Boards are lightly sunned with minimal edge wear, strong & sturdy; Text blocks are somewhat age toned, but are unmarked; Previous owner's name on ffep; pp 609.
Roma: Francesco Moneta, 1645. 10mo., , 423 pages; VG: rebacked with new spine, previous boards and label; spine paneled brown leather, older maroon label with gilt lettering; scuffed and worn brown leather boards; minimal age-toning and foxing; title page has a name written at the bottom, top edge has been repaired, does not impact text; profusely illustrated with all 128 in-text illustrations and numerous smaller unnumbered illustrations; text in Italian; shelved case 3.
Berkeley, Los Angeles & London: University of California Press, 2003. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Black spine with pale yellow and white text: DJ is in mylar sheath, clean with light shelfwear: Boards are strong with mild dust staining, rubbing to edges, binding is tight: Textblock exterior is clean and pages unmarked: First Edition: 205 pp.
Basileae, 1706. square 8vo, 472pp., 58pp. index; VG-; spine paneled brown with tooling and a label with lettering, gilt has worn off; bound in mottled calf with heavily worn gilt tooling on board edges; marbled endpapers and text block; front board and first 2 endpages are loose for the bottom two thirds; spine has some heavy wear, including head, tail, and ridges; pp. 106 loose; pp. 169-234 has some minor insect damage; binding slightly loose on pp. 208-209; text clear of most writing, clear of foxing; shelved case 3.
New York and Washington: Praeger Publishers, 1971. First U.S. edition. Quarto; VG/G+; Dust jacket has age toning and slight wear along edges with sunned exteriors and some peeling of cellophane overlay on exterior; Boards have slightly rubbed edges, otherwise clean & sturdy; Text block has lightly age toned edges, but pages are unmarked; pp 590. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1970. Octavo; pp 495; VG-/G; black spine with gilt, blue and ivory text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior; minor edge wear; small tape mend inside head edge; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; pictorial endpapers.