Argentorati: Typis Josiae Staedelii - Academiae Typographi, 1663. Octavo, unpaginated; G; bound in contemporary vellum, black lettering to spine; vellum stained and worn, with a rip in the middle of the front cover; engraved title page; remnants of bookplate to front pastedown; small amount of marginalia to interior;small amount of writing to title page; mild foxing and age-toning;text in Latin; shelved case 3.
Ancient History/Classical Studies
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Delhi, India: D. K. Publishing House, 1975. First Edition (INDIA). slim 8vo. VG/VG-. slim ivory DJ spin with brown title, yellow author and publisher; all lettering in capitals, obscured somewhat by light tanning/discooration. edgewear moderate, at corners and ends primarily. heavily spotted red clothbound HB, spine faded lightly and wiith yellow titling. ends and extremities lightly worn. foxing evident on ffep. interior sheets show no writing or marks. above average interior condition with attached fold-out b/w on glossy b/w image of the Palm-LEaf manuscript of the NALAKIRTIKAUMUDI; bound in prior to introduction page. complete in 90 pp.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Octavo; Facsimile, “Reproduces text of the original edition”, by Whittaker and Co., London, 1858; VG; Paperback; Spine, yellow with red print; Covers are clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; Text in Latin, notes and commentary in English; 3 volumes (398, 535, 512 pages).
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. small 4to., 254 pp., VG-/G+; DJ, gold with black and white lettering, protected by mylar; black cloth boards with gold lettering to spine; bumping to head and tail of spine, slight cocking to spine; bumping to head of spine of DJ; scratching to covers of DJ; shelved Ancient Greek History.
Roma: Fratelli Palombi Editori, n.d. Octavo; pp 157; G/paperback; sunned tan spine with reddish text; covers have lightly rubbed exterior; minor wear to edges; small smudges to exterior; text block shows age toning to exterior edges; light toning towards interior edges; illustrated; previous owner's name inside front cover; small sticker to inside rear cover; Italian text.
Paris: Ex Typographia Firminorum Didot, 1858. 32mo., xvi, 470pp.; VG-; spine paneled brown with gilt lettering; bound in 3/4 with brown calf, boards red and white cloth; marbled endpapers and text block; text clean; spine shows some wear on head, tail, and edges; corners have some bumping; text in Italian; shelved case 3.
London: Thomas Maxey for Andrew Crook, at the green-Dragon in S. Paul's Church-yard, 1650. First thus. 12mo; vg/none; tan cloth spine with black text; quarter-bound style with green boards; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; edges, tinted red; 420 pp.; gathered in eights, A1 through Dd 4; age-toning; neat modern binding; original text block; else very good; --[Published a year after its first English issue in 1649 printed by T.R. and E.M. for John Crook]. Shelved in Case #4.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1886. Folio; fair/none; faded blue cloth spine with gilt lettering and designs; boards, shelf worn, with flaking at the edges and bumping to the corners; age-toned at the spine; front hinge, cracked, and front endpapers tearing away from text block; spine cracked at middle of text block; degradation to lower corners of final pages of text, with no impact to text block ; text block, clean; toning lightly; illus.: 51 full page plates; 315 additional illustrations; 351pp. --Offered as is.
Nuremberg: 1685. Thick folio (15 X 9.5) in ivory hardcovers with six-band embossed spine and title in black letters; condition: Good; substantial soiling on spine and fraying on edges; binding is strong, with open gutter in the back; previous owner’s penciled inscriptions on ffep; one regular plate and one double-folded plate missing; first front end page, first engraving and title page have a 7 X 5 deep right hand corner chip; first few pages also chipped but repaired with pasted paper; substantial chipping and ripping in right hand corner (6 in X 4.5 in X 1 in); a couple of double-page plates are cut off half way along the fold; occasional staining and off-setting on plates; in German; book is sold as is; this is a 1685 edition of the work Joachim von Sandrart, German Baroque historian, first published in 1680; shelved in Case # 4; due to size and weight, please contact us for shipping costs.
London: University of London, Institute of Classical Studies, 1989. Large Octavo; pp 225; VG-/paperback; blue spine with black text; covers show light shelf wear to exterior; few minor marks to front and rear; text block has mild soiling to exterior edges; interior clean; tight binding; English and French text;.
London & New York: Cambridge University Press, 1970. Octavo; VG-/G+; Red spine with off-white text; Dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior and minor edge wear and price clipped front flap, but is otherwise clean and intact; Cloth has slightly sunned spine but is clean with strong and sturdy panels; Text block shows only slight wear and very slight age toning with unmarked, tightly bound pages; pp 272.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1960. Book Club edition. Octavo; Book Club edition; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, illustrated, white print; DJ in mylar, mild edgewear, light shelfwear; Boards in blue illustrated cloth with black print, fading/shelfwear, wear to spine caps; Text block clean and tight; ix, 177 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1924. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 445; G+/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text; cloth has light smudges to spine; embossed border to boards; mild wear to edges; text block shows age toned exterior edges; top edge gilt; frontispiece with tissue guard; slight cracking to front gutter; illustrated.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1921. First Edition. Octavo; pp 648+676; G/no-DJ; burgundy spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; cloths have light smudges to exteriors; light sunning to spines; some rubbing to edges; strong panels; text blocks show age toning to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; interiors clean; minor gutter crack to vol. 1 at title page; some uncut pages; TD Consignment;.
Sheffield: University of Sheffield, 1986? Octavo; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print; Quarter bound with red cloth to spine and corners, grey paper to boards, clean and strong; Text block includes front and rear covers of paperback edition, clean and tight; v, 102 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992. Second Printing. Octavo; pp 407; VG-/G; beige spine with black text; peach dust jacket has some rubbing wear to edges; sunned spine; some wear to edges and corners; cloth shows slight sunning to edges; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; light ink to front pastedown; interior clean; some illustrations.
New York: Random House, Inc., 1961. Large Octavo; pp 215; G/G; black spine with white text; dust jacket has slight toning exterior; few chips to edges; price clipped front flap; cloth has mild wear to exterior and edges; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Berkeley, Los Angeles and London: The University of California Press, 2005. first paperback edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with black text; Covers have lightly rubbed exterior with sticker on back; Textblock is slightly age toned with light foxing along exterior of head and fore edges; pp 361.
New York: Dodd, Mead, & Company, 1906. Two volume edition. Two volumes, thick quarto. Good with no dust jacket. Rebound in maroon cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Moderate rubbing to the top of the each spine and the covers of each volume. Small bookplate to bottom of rear pastedown of each volume. First several pages of volume 1 to the title page dog-earred to the top corner. Age-toning to pages, otherwise pages generally clean. Binding strong. Text block edges age-toned. Edited by Sidney Colvin. Translated by Clara Bell. Shelved in art collections. Volume 1 to 505pp, volume 2 to 703pp.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1966. Quarto; pp 158; G/G; light gray spine with black text; dust jacket has chips to corners; moderately sunned exterior; some chipping to head spine edge and fore corners; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has sunned edges; strong boards; text block shows age toned exterior edges; some toning toward edges, otherwise interior clean; slight writing to title page; pictorial endpapers; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: George Ward Nichols, 1862. oblong octavo in cloth. VG-. Heavy shelf and edge wear to boards. Rubbing and fraying to cloth on corners of boards and ends of spine. Textured design embossed onto boards. book contains 24 black and white illustrations. Spine has been re-glued. Foxing throughout. Former pencil and pen writing on front endpage. Shelved in Classics section; Spine is green with no text.
Venice: Stamperia Albrizzi, 1750. First edition. Octavo; 56 pp. Grey wrappers; sewn binding; frontispiece. VG; wrappers soiled and almost detached; binding loose. Author was a scholar at Padua; this treatise traces the ancient origins of Venetian coins; very few copies in book form; shelved in case #10.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1969. First Edition. 8vo., 187 pp., VG/VG; DJ, spine black with white lettering, front cover white with black lettering; very mild wear/age-toning to covers, mild rubbing/chipping to edges and corners of boards, including head and tail of spine; price uncut "$4.50" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; orange cloth boards, blue lettering to spine; bumping to head and tail of spine; rubbing to edges and corners; mild age-toning to text-block, beveled fore-edge; aged paste-staining to endpapers, mild buckling to front paste-down; interior clean; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
Paris: Editions, 1956. G+. Folio in off-white cloth boards, title on spine in black. No DJ. Wear to boards; agetoning to spine and edges, edges lightly rubbed, minor tearing beginning at top of spine. Binding lightly shaken though still intact. TEXT IN FRENCH. Many b&w photo images of ancient arts. 523+ pp. Shelved front case.
Paris: Editions, 1954. G. Folio in off-white boards, title on spine in black. No DJ. Wear to boards; significant age-toning to boards along spine and edges, light scratching and pen marking, 1 1/2 in. tear along bottom front hinge, light chipping along spine and at top edge, rubbing to edges of boards. Binding lightly shaken though still intact. Light foxing to top and fore edges of text block, pages are clean and bright. TEXT IN FRENCH. Many b&w photo images . 380 pp. -Shelved front case.