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Lund: C.W.E. Gleerup, 1932. Quarto; G; Hardcover; Spine, black with black print on white banner; Boards half bound with black cloth to spine and corners and grey paper to boards, light shelfwear to paper on front, else clean and strong; Text block has deckle edges, series title page and plate at p. 168 beginning to separate from binding, else clean and tight; Untranslated essays in Italian, English, German, French; 276 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Lovanii: Apud Hieronymum Wellaeum, 1566. 193 numbered leaves (386 pp.). Text in Latin. Small octavo in an early vellum binding. Cropping to handwritten marginalia indicates that the volume has been rebound at least once. Condition: Very Good. The vellum is somewhat soiled and the boards slightly warped. Minor insect damage to spine. The pastedowns have torn in several places due to shrinking vellum, but the binding is overall very tight. There are some pencilled notes on endpapers and in margins and ink marginalia throughout the body of the text. The interior is age-toned. Dimensions 4 x 5.875 x 1.125 inches. Shelved case 3.
n. p. n. publ. n. d. Large Octavo; unpaginated; VG; brown spine with black and silver text; illustrated slipcase shows light sunning to exterior head edge; minor wear to corners; no jacket; cloth has little wear to exterior; mild rubbing to corners; decorative panels with text and illustrations; strong boards; text block has mild tone to front endpapers at edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; good looking book; text in Chinese and English;.
Washington, D.C. Dumbarton Oaks, 1967. Octavo; pp 125; G/paperback; sunned blue spine with black text; covers have some sunning towards exterior edges; minor chips to spine edges; intact panels; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; tight binding; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; previous owner's name to first endpaper; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Detroit, MI: Hermes Press Inc., 1978. Reprinted. Booklet [6x5]; pp 84; G+/paperback; black spine with white text; covers show some rubbing to exterior; few creases to corners; rubbed joints and edges; intact panels; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; interior clean; good binding Shelve in 15's Ephemera Box #8.
Athens: Ekdoseis tou Phoinika, 2007. Quarto (oblong); VG; Paperback; Portfolio spine, cream without print; Book contained in cream portfolio with pastedown image of book cover on front, clean and strong but for light smudge to front; Book cover is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; 26 pages + 70 plates (some color). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Lipsiae/Leipzig: Sumtibus et Typis Caroli Tauchnitii, 1848. 12mo; VG- hardcovers; vellum spines with gilt text to black bars; gilt design to spines; 6 volumes; boards show slight soiling to exteriors, light wear to edges, sunned spines; text blocks have some toning to exterior edges, shadow toning endpapers; light staining to fore edges; interiors clean; Latin text NOTE: Shelved in glass case near stairs on the sales floor.
Toledo: Imprenta Ediciones Toledo, 1986. Octavo; pp 186; G/paperback; ivory white spine with black and red text; covers show some mild smudges to exterior; lightly sunned front; mild edge wear; intact panels; text block has light tone to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; text in Spanish;.
WBG, 2001. First edition. Quarto; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with white print; DJ has mild edgewear, slight tear at top of spine, vendor label on rear, else clean and bright; Boards in yellow cloth with blue print, slight wear to bottom edges, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Accompanies exhibition held March 17 - June 17, 2001, Stuttgart, etc.; Text in German; 487 pages, illustrated (chiefly color).
London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., c. 1850. Octavo, 308 pages; VG; bound in full red straight-grain morocco by Bayntun, gilt border, paneled spine with gilt titling, lower label detached; mild wear and rubbing; all edges gilt; gilt turn-ins, marbled endpaper; original wraps bound in rear; with 10 colored plates; interior clean; shelved case 8 3/4.
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1957. Octavo; VG-/Fair; brown spine with black text; first edition; dust jacket has sunned exterior; several chips to edges; mylar wrap; cloth shows mild sunning to edges; strong, straight boards; text block exterior edges have light toning; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; ex-library markings to copyright page; interior clean; ex-library sticker to rear endpaper; illustrated; pp 109.
London: Jacob Tonson, 1721. First Edition. Quartos, 4 volume; VG; newly rebacked in briwn leather, paneled spines with green morocco labels, gilt titling, contemporary boards preserved; moderate fraying and shelf wear on boards; original paper age-toned, slightly wobbly, with moderate discoloration or foxing; vol. 1 contains six plates of sets of medals illustrated by the ancient poets; vol. 4 title page and first page repaired and creased at bottom right; in good condition; GP consignment; shelved above US Bios.
Citta del Vaticano: Edizioni Musei Vaticani, 2014. Small Quarto; pp 74; VG/VG-; white spine with black text; dust jacket has only mild wear to exterior; light edge wear; exterior clean; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Arabic and English text;.
Istanbul: Haset Kitabevi, 1983. Fifth edition. Octavo; Fifth edition; G+/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright but for vendor label on rear; Boards quarter bound with blue cloth to spine and illustrated paper to boards, light wear to corners, else clean and strong; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; vii, 398 pages + 112 pages of plates (some color).
New Haven CT: The American Schools of Oriental Research, 1938. Octavo; VG-; dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has slight scratches to exterior; straight boards; minor wear to corners; textblock exterior edges have slight tone; previous owner's name to feps; interior pages clean; illustrated; pp 245.
Padova: Editrice Antenore. Octavo; VG-; Paperback; Spine, cream without print; Cover has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; Text in Italian and Latin; “Estratto da Italia Medioevale e Umanistica XXII (19179)”; paged 124-169. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 5, in Netdesk office.
London: J. Johnson, W. J. and J. Richardson, T. Payne, and others, 1806. Fourth Edition. Quarto, 122 pages, 38 maps; VG; bound in contemporary 3/4 calf, paneled spine with gilt titling, gilt and blind stamping; newly rebacked with spine preserved; marbled boards, text block, endpapers; 3 bookplates to front pastedown; plate 1 not present as issued, 38 plates present, one folding; plates 2, 7, 11, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, with some color borders or roads; MW consignment; shelved case 9.
Philadelphia: Hugh Maxwell, 1804. Octavo; Fair+; Hardcover; Spine, brown leather with gold print; Boards are three-quarter bound with brown leather to spine and corners, marbled paper to boards, mild scuffing and wear to leather with slight surface tears at front hinge and corners, slight staining to front top edge, slight shelfwear to paper; Text block has red-speckled edges, cracked font hinge, stains to front endpapers and title page, top portion of dedication page torn away, foxing throughout, initialed in ink on verso of title page; Poetry incorrectly attributed to Anacreon; xvi, 301 pages, frontispieces (ports.).
[Venice: Paulus Manutius]: Aeneas Vicus Parm. F., 1554. Second Edition. Small quarto (8.5 x 5.875 inches; 227 x 150 mm).  leaves (letterpress and engravings interleaved): letterpress comprising 1 leaf with two addresses to the reader by Antonio Zantani (1509-1576) and 11 (of 12) leaves of biographical sketches, all with historiated woodcut initials, and 16 leaves index (signed A-D4); engravings comprising the engraved title within an architectural border, 12 pages of engraved cartouches with portraits of the emperors and details of their persons, and 65 (of 72) pages of engravings of coins and medals, all drawn and engraved by Enea Vico (1523-1567). The engravings are partly printed on both sides. This copy is lacking the biographical sketch for Claudius (1 leaf), and seven pages of engravings (on four leaves) of coins and medals for Domitianus. Early calf, quite worn, and suffering from red rot. The joints are cracked and the upper portion of the spine is missing. The engraved title is soiled and creased, strengthened on the verso at the outer edge, and mounted on a stub. A few additional leaves are mounted on stubs, and a few have been strengthened at the outer edge. Light to moderate foxing and browning, dampstaining to the lower portion of the text block, minor worming to the lower blank margin of about ten leaves. Shelved in Case 3.
Medioburgi Zelandorum: Apud Iacobum Fieresium bibliopolam, sub insigni Globi, 1642/1643. Octavo, 411, , 388 pages; VG; bound in contemporary vellum, mild staining and wear; worn label to spine; ffep cut, in half, second flyleaf torn; two titles with two separate title pages, pagination restarts; Shelved in Allan's Office.
32mo; Fair; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print on red banner, raised bands; Boards in brown leather with gold print, wear/tattering to spine caps and corners, leather on spine cracking, front hinge torn from top, mild scuffing, slight stains; Text block has red tinted edges, names in ink on front endpapers, cracked hinges front and rear, lacks title page, stains to spine edge of initial pages and occasional pages within, occasional foxing, marginal ink notation throughout, pp. 704-712 have portion torn away, rear endpapers torn out; Text in Latin; Publisher and date information lacking; 1011 pages + unpaged index.
Como: Edizioni New Press, 1998. Octavo; VG-; Paperback; Spine, brown with black print; Cover is clean and bright but for mild crease to rear top corner; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; Text in Greek and Italian on facing pages, commentary/notes in Italian; 270 pages.
London: Thames & Hudson, 1961. Octavo; G/G-; pp 212; blue spine with purple text; dust jacket has some rubbing wear to exterior; slight chipping to edges; cloth shows spotting to exterior, mostly to rear; strong boards; text block show slight tone to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; illustrated.
London: J. Tonson, 1727. First Edition. Quarto, 325 pages; VG; full brown leather boards, re-backed with modern paneled light brown leather, burgundy label with gilt lettering, gilt leaf to each other panel; boards have single gilt roll t border, single gilt roll to board edges, moderate wear and rubbing; with all 18 plates of tables, including 1 folding; text block red; interior clean; wide margins; TB consignment; shelved case 3.
München: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 1968. Octavo; Facsimile of edition published by Gaspar Stainhofer, Vienna, 1570; VG; Hardcover; Spine, grey with black print; Boards in grey cloth, clean and strong; Text block has slight spotting to fore edge, name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; Greek text divided into parts, each followed by a summary, translation and commentary in Italian; 385 pages.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1968. First Edition, Sixth Printing. Octavo, paginated by Bekker numbering; VG-/VG-; spine age-toned gray, with navy lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; small chips missing at corners of flap folds; small closed tear at upper and lower edges of jacket front each; mild age-toning to jacket spine; price uncut '55s.'; spine cocked; pages clean; shelved Philosophy.
Stockholm: Tryckt hos Joh. P. Lindh, . 12mo, 528,  pages; VG; Bound in early brown calf. Some cracking, rubbing, and general shelfwear to binding. Clasps, originally a part of the binding, are now absent. Small open tear to the lower corner of the title page means that the publication date is absent. Lacking three of the original twelve plates. Open tear to title page makes date of publication uncertain; presumed to be 1800 edition based on pagination. Ownership inscription dated 1817 on front free endpaper; a second ownership inscription, undated, on rear free endpaper. Pages trimmed at fore edge such that some leaves have little to no margin. Minor wear to text block, with small open and closed tears to fore edge margin of pp. 161-168. JR Consignment; shelved case 8 1/2.
Addis Ababa: Author, 1970. first;. small quarto in ivory soft covers with navy blue letters; VG; covers slightly soiled around edges; binding strong; previous owner's name on top of front cover; text block clean; contains historical documents about the relations between the Greek Orthodox Church and the Ethiopian Orthodox Church including a facsimile of a letter to the Patriarch of Alexandria; in good condition; pp. 270; shelved in room 12.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1967. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, wear to corners and spine caps, stain to top portion of spine, scratches, shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges and endpapers, mild bump to top corner, else clean and tight; xii, 374 pages.
Bordeaux, France: 1570. Thick quarto in light brown, embossed hardcovers and spine; condition: Good; covers show substantial fraying and small tears on edges; open gutter at front; binding strong, but title and first pages loose; long inscriptions on end pages and title page, dated 1575; occasional marginalia; paper faded and slightly wavy; pp. 594; in Latin; shelved in Case # 3; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: Printed by Iohn Haviland for William Lee, and are to be sold by Iohn Williams, 1698. Quarto, , 260, , 47,  pages; G-; bound in contemporary full diced black calf, rebacked by Jon Robbins with spine preserved; moderate wear and rubbing to binding; no pastedowns present; old tide-marks and age-toning throughout. Portrait frontispiece, engraved title page, title page, dedication leaf, Cc4 are modern reproductions; lacking last blank leaf G4. Archival repair to A3, R6, G1, G2, G3; Z5 with tear to lower fore corner, part of margin missing; e2 with tear to lower edge, part of margin missing; 1684 ownership to interior of front board; small ink math to A3, name written on page 1; gift inscription to verso of A6, D3v with ink name, some bleeding to D2; ink name to B4r; ink ownership to G2v' ink hole to G3. JR Consignment. Case 7.
London: printed by J.F. for William Lee, and are to be sold at the Great Turks Head over against Fetter-Lane in Fleetstreet, 1651. Sixth edition. Quarto, , 218, , 36, , 64 pages; Fair; bound in full contemporary paneled calf, significant wear and rubbing to boards. Large old tide-mark primarily along fore edge, extending inwards; bookplate to front pastedown; V1 with tear to lower fore edge, part of margin missing; K3 with tear to fore lower edge, part of margin missing; some archival tape along gutter between the first and second front free endpapers; front hinge tenuous. Second front endpaper, engraved frontispiece, engraved title page, title page, dedication with archival repair. JR Consignment. Case 7.
Roma: Vision S.r.l. & Dorot Avar Ltd, 1998. Oblong octavo; pp 75; G+/paperback; red spine with white text; covers show some wear to exterior; exterior wrap covers spiral binding; illustrated mylar panel overlays soft front cover and several plates inside; minor rubbing to edges; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustration; NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 3, in Netdesk office.
London, Edinburgh, Glasgow: Oxford University Press, 1926. 10mo; pp 515; G/G-; tan spine with navy text; dust jacket covered with glassine wrap; dj show slight toning to edges; intact exterior; cloth shows some white spotting to exterior, as is; sturdy boards; text block edges have modest toning; deckled edges; frontispiece; interior clean; good binding; illustrated.
Paris: Arts et Metiers, 1955. G+ Condition. Wide 4to in dark green boards half-bound (spine and corners) in green cloth, title on spine in gilt. No DJ. Edges of boards rubbed, spine agetoned, light scattered wear and staining to boards. TEXT IN FRENCH. Top and fore edges of textblock foxed, pages otherwise clean. A number of pages of photo images scattered throughout. 543 pp. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions.
Lugd. Bat. Ex officina Elzeviriana, 1630. 12mo; , 705,  pages. Bound in early vellum with title written in ink on spine, now somewhat faint. Modern repairs to front endpaper and modern ties added in original holes in the vellum binding. Light shelf wear with minor cracking at joints and rear hinge. Faint damp staining evident in lower margin near spine throughout. Small open tear to back free endpaper. Several ownership inscriptions to both front and rear free endpapers. JR Consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1906. First Edition. Octavo, 559 pages; VG; fill binding of green buckram; spine with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear and scuffing; corners bumped; wear to head and tail of spine; upper edge gilt; previous owner's bookplate at front paste down; front hinge starting; pages clean; shelved Philosophy--Plato.
Cambridge: Patrick Stephens in association with Airfix Products, 1975. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, grey with green print; Boards in grey glossy illustrated paper, slight wear to spine caps and corners, light shelfwear, small vendor label on rear; Text block clean and tight; 64 pages, b&w illustrations.
Goring-By-Sea: A Wargames Research Group Publication, 1981. Fully revised fourth edition. Octavo; Fully revised fourth edition; G+; Paperback; Spine, white with purple print; Cover has slight edgewear, slight soiling to rear edges, else clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; 148 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Munich: Hirmer, 1978. Quarto; G/G- Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Tan spine with Brown text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, brown spotting to both covers and spine, small open tears along spine edges and at corners, large closed tears along head edge of front cover and interior flap; Boards strong, bowing to front cover, some edgewear, some shelfwear, discoloration along edges; Textblock has foxing to some pages; 141 pp [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Vitembergae: 1756. 12mo; Fair/no-DJ; Boards have rubbing along spine edges, fore corners with some small holes on spine with sunned panels; Text block has darkened die to age with deckled edges, light foxing on pages throughout, writing & adhesive residue on front pastedown, some uncut pages and some cracking between pp 128-129, but still bound; pp 294. Latin text.
Paris: Librairie Hachette et Cie, 1870. Deuxième édition. 12mo; 2nd edition; G-; Hardcover; Spine, green with gold print on red banner; Boards half bound with green leather to spine and corners, marbled paper to boards, light wear to spine caps, hinges, and corners, light rubbing to boards, slight tear to leather on bottom edge, else clean and strong; Text block has red speckled edges, endpapers stained from leather corners, cracked front hinge, light amount of marginal pencil notation, light foxing to title page, else clean and tight;Text in French; 413 pages.