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Image for Antiquissimi Virgiliani Codicis Fragmenta et Picturae ex Bibliotheca Vaticana.

Antiquissimi Virgiliani Codicis Fragmenta et Picturae ex Bibliotheca Vaticana.

By: Bartoli Pietro Santo

Price: £775.00

Publisher: Romae, ex chalcographia apud Fedem Marmoreum,, Romae: 1741

Seller ID: 097238


Book measures 16 x 11 inches. Collation, xxii, 225pp, engraved title, 58 vignette illustrations. Bound in full period mottled calf, raised bands, gilt fleur de lys design within compartments. Calf rubbed on edges, wear loss on head and tail of spine, two short splits on top hinge joint. Boards holding firm. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy, in a very attractive period binding. View more info

Image for M. Tullii Ciceronis opera omnia uno volumine comprehensa, curis secundis emendatiora et adnotationibus indicibusque auctiora / edidit Carolus Fridericus Augustus Nobbe

M. Tullii Ciceronis opera omnia uno volumine comprehensa, curis secundis emendatiora et adnotationibus indicibusque auctiora / edidit Carolus Fridericus Augustus Nobbe

By: Cicero Marcus Tulliu

Price: £180.00

Publisher: Lipsiae Londini : sumptibus et typis Caroli Tauchn, Lipsiae Londini : sumptibus et typis Caroli Tauchnitii: 1850

Seller ID: 096793


Text in Latin. Book measures 11 3/4 x 8 inches. Collation, vii, [1], 1460 pages, engraved frontis. Bound in full period vellum, with black title lettering, full coloured edges, marble endpapers. Some dust,age marking, remains of label on base of spine. Binding in good firm condition. Internally, pages in good clean condition. A nice copy, in a good firm vellum binding. View more info

Image for Historiæ Romanæ : epitome Lucii Iulii Flori. C. Vell. Paterculi. Sex. Aur. Victoris. Sexti Rufi Festi. Messalæ Corvini. Eutropii. Paulli Diaconi. M. Aur. Cassiodori. Iornandis, et Iulii Exuperantii. Ex museo Nic: Blanckardi.

Historiæ Romanæ : epitome Lucii Iulii Flori. C. Vell. Paterculi. Sex. Aur. Victoris. Sexti Rufi Festi. Messalæ Corvini. Eutropii. Paulli Diaconi. M. Aur. Cassiodori. Iornandis, et Iulii Exuperantii. Ex museo Nic: Blanckardi.

By: Floro [ Lucio Anneo Floro ]

Price: £180.00

Publisher: Lug. Batav. : apud Hieronym: de Vogel 1648, Lug. Batav. : apud Hieronym: de Vogel 1648: 1648

Seller ID: 097571


Book measures 5 1/4 x 3 inches. Collation, 728pp, engraved title page, Eutropii V.C. breviarium historiæ Romanæ' has a divisional half-title. Text in Latin. Bound in full period vellum, yapped edges, title in manuscript. Vellum dust/dirt marked, stain on back board. Binding in good firm condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate. Pages in good clean condition. A nice copy, in period or early vellum binding. View more info

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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

By: GIbbon Edward

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans: 1854

Seller ID: 097139


A new edition in 1 volume. [ bound in 2 ]. Books measure 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. Collation, xxxvi,650pp, continuation from 651-1256pp, engraved frontis. Bound in half calf, raised bands, gilt tooling, leather title labels, marble/cloth boards, full marble edges, coloured endpapers. Calf lightly rubbed, slightly faded, minor wear. Both bindings in very good condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice clean set. View more info

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The History of the Deline and Full of the Roman Empire [ Complete in 8 Volumes ]

By: GIbbon Edward

Price: £425.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans: 1848

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 097224


Complete in 8 volumes. Books measure 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches, 2 folding maps. Rugby School crest on each top board, inscribed in gilt on bottom board of volume 1, '' William Ellerker Hart Honoris Causa ''.Bound in full period calf, raised bands, ornate gilt tooling, leather title labels, gilt rule lines, full marble edges, marble endpapers. Calf lightly rubbed, some abrasion or scuff marking with slight wear loss on some edges, short split on 1 hinge joint. Generally bindin... View more info

Image for Homeri Carmina cum brevi annotatione / accedunt variae lectiones et observationes veterum grammaticorum cum nostrae aetatis critica curante C.G. Heyne

Homeri Carmina cum brevi annotatione / accedunt variae lectiones et observationes veterum grammaticorum cum nostrae aetatis critica curante C.G. Heyne

By: Homer

Price: £275.00

Publisher: Lipsiae : In Libraria Weidmannia Londini apud I. P, Lipsiae : In Libraria Weidmannia Londini apud I. Payne et Mackinlay MDCCCII. [1802]: 1802

Seller ID: 095911


Complete in 8 volumes. Books measure 9 x 5 1/2 inches.Pagination: t.1.1: lxx, 691, [1] p., A-E [i.e.5] folded leaves of plates -- t.2: [4], 671, [1] p.t.3: [4], cxviii, 619, [1] p. -- t.4: vi, 704 p. -- t.5: [4], 732 p. -- t.6: [4], 656 p. -- t.7: [4], 808 p. -- t.8: [4], 845, [1] p. A final volume (not present), containing the indexes, published in 1822.. Bound in early ( probably about 150 years ago ) half vellum, vellum corners, marble boards, volume numbers in early ... View more info

Image for The Works of Flavius Josephus Which are Extant. Containing, I. The History of the Antiquities of the Jews. II. The Life of the Author. III. The Wars of the Jews. IV. The Defence of the Jewish Antiquities against Apion. V. Of the Maccabees. To Which are Ad

The Works of Flavius Josephus Which are Extant. Containing, I. The History of the Antiquities of the Jews. II. The Life of the Author. III. The Wars of the Jews. IV. The Defence of the Jewish Antiquities against Apion. V. Of the Maccabees. To Which are Ad

By: Josephus Flavius

Price: £625.00

Publisher: London, : Printed by R. Penny and J. Janeway, London: 1733

Seller ID: 096791


Book measures 14 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches. Collation, 978 pages, 41pp index, 4pp appendix, engraved frontis, 1 folding map, 3 folding plates, 3 full page plates, 1 folding plan. Bound in full calf, panelled boards, raised bands, ornate gilt tooling within compartments. Rebacked, original boards have some age wear, edges repaired. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, frontis and title slightly trimmed, some minor repairs to plates, some browing to text. Pages ... View more info

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Novellarum Constitutionum...quae extant et ut extant, Volumen

By: Justinianus

Price: £950.00

Publisher: Lyon, Guillaume Rouillé: 1551

Seller ID: 097650


Small 8vo. Book measures 5 1/8 x 3 1/4 inches. Collation, [32],1136pp. Bound in full mottled calf, [ probably mid 18th century ], elaborate gilt spine, rulled gilt lines to boards, leather title label, full gauffred edges, marble endpapers.Calf light rubbed on edges, light wear lines along spine, text block firm [ probably repaired at some time ]. A very nice early binding. Internally, printers devise on title, ruled margin lines throughout, decorative intitials, bookpla... View more info

Image for Titi Liuii Patauini Romanae historiæ principis, libri omnes, quotquot ad nostram ætatem peruenerunt, post varias doctorum virorum emendationes, & veterum & recentium exemplarium collatione summa fide ac diligentia recogniti, & ad publicam vtilitatem denuò

Titi Liuii Patauini Romanae historiæ principis, libri omnes, quotquot ad nostram ætatem peruenerunt, post varias doctorum virorum emendationes, & veterum & recentium exemplarium collatione summa fide ac diligentia recogniti, & ad publicam vtilitatem denuò

By: Livy

Price: £2,000.00

Publisher: Francofurti ad Moenum: 1568

Seller ID: 097523


Book measures 14 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. Collation, [34], 988, [20] p,56p. [12]p 119p.,82p 112p.,93 [i.e. 94], each secition has a separate title page, woodcut through by Jost Amman. Bound in full modern antiquarian style leather, panelled boards, raised bands, ornate gilt tooling, leather title label. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, title page strengthened, some occasional wear mainly to corners of pages, a few pages with a small hole, last 5 leaves r... View more info

Image for Opera. Accedunt integrae I. Pontani, J. Meursii, J. Gronovii notae & animadversiones. Ed. novissima cum indice rerum & vocum Locupletissimo

Opera. Accedunt integrae I. Pontani, J. Meursii, J. Gronovii notae & animadversiones. Ed. novissima cum indice rerum & vocum Locupletissimo

By: Macrobius Ambrosius Theodosius

Price: £525.00

Publisher: London, Typis M.C. & B. M.: 1694

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 096528


The first edition of Macrobius' works to be printed in England. Book measures 8 x 5 1/4 inches. Collation, [12],491,[3],[48],[5],.[13], [1],pp, engraved frontis, engraved folding plates, [ probably an addition, added by previous owner ], text illustrations, Imprimatur page present. Bound in full period armorial vellum. A couple of minor splits on hinge joints, lacking ties. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy. View more info

Chronica delle vite de pontefici et imperatori romani composta per M. Francesco Petrarcha allaquale sono state aggiunte quelle che da tempi del Petrarcha insino alla eta nostra mancauano.

By: Petraracha Francesco

Price: £550.00

Publisher: Venice, Stampata in Vinegia. Printed in the year 1534.: 1534

Seller ID: 095671


Book measures 6 x 4 inches.Collation, [1],120 pages, unternately numbered, so 240 pages, 4 page index.Bound in full period or early vellum. Rebacked at some time retaining the original spine, boards slightly sprung. Binding in very good clean firm condition.Internally, pages in very good clean condition throughout.A very nice copy, in an attractive vellum binding. The history of the Roman emperors and popes from Julius Caesar to Pius III. View more info

Image for Chronica delle vite de pontefici et imperatori Romani / composta per M. Francesco Petrarcha allaquale sono state aggiu[n]te q[ue]lle che da tempi del Petrarcha insino al la eta nostra mancauano.

Chronica delle vite de pontefici et imperatori Romani / composta per M. Francesco Petrarcha allaquale sono state aggiu[n]te q[ue]lle che da tempi del Petrarcha insino al la eta nostra mancauano.

By: Petraracha Francesco

Price: £750.00

Publisher: Venice, [Venice] : Stampata in Vinegia a Santo Moyse per Francesco Bindoni & Mapheo Pasini compagni del mese di genaro, nelli anni del Signore MCXXXIIII [1534]: 1534

Seller ID: 096039


Book measures 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Collation, signature a,-p in 8s. title within wood-cut border. Recently rebound in full antiquarian calf, panelled boards, raised bands, leather title label, marble endpapers, full coloured edges.Binding in excellent condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy. The history of the Roman emperors and popes from Julius Caesar to Pius III. View more info

Image for Le Vite dei Sommi Pontefici, dal Salvator Nostro sino a Paolo II. Accresciute con quelle de Papi Moderni da Sisto Quarto fino ad Alessandro VII regnante. [ Bound with La Cronologia Ecclesiastica ]

Le Vite dei Sommi Pontefici, dal Salvator Nostro sino a Paolo II. Accresciute con quelle de Papi Moderni da Sisto Quarto fino ad Alessandro VII regnante. [ Bound with La Cronologia Ecclesiastica ]

By: Platina Battista

Price: £475.00

Publisher: Venetia, Presso Francesco Ginammi: 1663

Seller ID: 097611


Book measures 9 x 6 1/2 inches. Collation, [8],880,[2],216pp, numerous portrait illustrations within text. Bound in full period vellum, with lettering in gilt. Vellum dust marked, small stain on back cover, minor wear on corners, slightly sprung. Binding in good firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy. View more info

M. Acci Plauti Comoedia : Superstites XX

By: Plautus Titus MacCius

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Amstelodami : Typis Ludovici Elzevirii 1652, Amstelodami : Typis Ludovici Elzevirii 1652: 1652

Seller ID: 096505


Book measures 4 3/4 x 2 1/2 inches. Collation, 715,[5],pp, engraved title page.Text in Latin. Bound in full period vellum, title in manuscript. Vellum dust marked. Binding in very good firm condition. Internally, college library stamp on verso of title page, no other libary marks. Pages in very good clean condition. A very nice copy. View more info

Image for Ploutarchou Chaironeos Parallela en Biois Hellenon te kai Romaion [Graece]. Plutarchi Chaeronei Quae Vocantur Parallela: hoc est, Vitae illustrium virorum Graeci nominis ac Latini, prout quaeque alteri convenire videbatur, accuratius quam antehac unquam d

Ploutarchou Chaironeos Parallela en Biois Hellenon te kai Romaion [Graece]. Plutarchi Chaeronei Quae Vocantur Parallela: hoc est, Vitae illustrium virorum Graeci nominis ac Latini, prout quaeque alteri convenire videbatur, accuratius quam antehac unquam d

By: Plutarch

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: Basileae : In officina Frob.,, Hieronymus Froben & Nicolaus Episcopius: 1560

Edition: Fourth Edition in Greek

Seller ID: 009579


Collation, [4],787,[1], [alpha],2, a-z6, A-Z6, Aa-Ss6, Tt4, Vv6, ( lacking 2 leaves of prelims ), could be half title, dedication, etcetera, ( main body of text complete ). Bound in full calf. Spine recently rebacked retaining the early boards which have been refurbished. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate, 3 strips of paper pasted to title page, probably to cover early inscription or writing, but not affecting text, last 50 ... View more info

Image for THE HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF THE EMPEROR CHARLES V. With a view of the progress of society in Europe, from the subversion of the Roman Empire, to the beginning of the sixteenth century

THE HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF THE EMPEROR CHARLES V. With a view of the progress of society in Europe, from the subversion of the Roman Empire, to the beginning of the sixteenth century

By: Robertson William

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Published by London: printed by W. and W. Strahan for W. Strahan; T. Cadell in the Strand; and J. Balfour at Edinburgh,: 1769

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 096725


Complete in 3 volumes. Books measure 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches. Collation, xv,394, 12pp, 479,,456,38pp, volume 1, engraved frontis, and engraved portrait, volumes 2 & 3, engraved frontis,, half titles present, eratta page in volume 1 cut down, but text complete. Bound in full period tree calf, flat gilt bands, ornate gilt tooling, gilt dentells to board edges, marble endpapers. Calf light rubbed on corners and edges, hinge joints cracked, a couple of boards tender but holdin... View more info

Image for Fasti Consulares Ac Triumphi Acti a Romulo Rege Usque Ad Ti Caesarem  & Bound with Fastos Magistatum et Triumphorum Romanorum

Fasti Consulares Ac Triumphi Acti a Romulo Rege Usque Ad Ti Caesarem & Bound with Fastos Magistatum et Triumphorum Romanorum

By: Sigonio Carlo & Goltz Hubert

Price: £2,200.00

Publisher: Venetiis, 1556

Seller ID: 095788


Book measures 12 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. Two works bound in one volumes.First work, Caroli Sigonii Fasti consvlares ac triumphi acti à Romvlo Rege vsqve ad Ti. Caesarem : Eivsdem In fastos et trivmphos, idest in vniversam Romanam historiam commentarivs : Eiusdem de nominibus Romanorum liber.Venetiis : Ex Officina stellae Giordanis Zileti. M. D. LVI. [1556] Collation, 16 leaves, 169, [i.e. 165 leaves],[1 leaf],Signatures: aa-dd4; a-z4, A-S4, T². Second work Fastos magistra... View more info

Image for C. Cornelii Taciti Opera, recognovit, emendavit, supplementis explevit, notis, dissertationibut, illustravit, Gabriel Brotier.

C. Cornelii Taciti Opera, recognovit, emendavit, supplementis explevit, notis, dissertationibut, illustravit, Gabriel Brotier.

By: Tacitus Cornelius

Price: £135.00

Publisher: London, Londini : Curante et imprimente Abrahamo Joanne Valpy, A.M. Collegii Pemb. Oxon. nuperimme Socio. Veneunt apud Lunn, Londinensem; et bibliopolas Oxoniensis, Cantabrigiensis, Edinenses, et Dublinienses. 13. Kalend Apriles, 1812: 1812

Edition: Editio nova et auctior.

Seller ID: 095908


Complete in 5 volumes. Books measure 9 1/2 x 6 inches. Collation, lxiii,536pp,606pp, 719pp, 666pp, 469pp, 232pp index.Bound in period half calf, calf corners, marble boards, raised bands, gilt and blind tooling, full marble edges, marble endpapers. Calf light rubbed, some minor abrasion wear, hinge joints are showing signs of wear, one cracked, but boards still holding. Generally very attractive bindings. Internally, some occasional spotting. Pages in very good clean con... View more info