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Atlas historique et geographique (2 parts)

By: Claude Buy de Mornas

Price: $5,000.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez l'auteur, 1762


Heavy wear at corners. Weak hinges to front boards. Full mottled calf, marbled endpapers, red page edges. Bookplates to front pastedowns. Ruled edges. Volume 1: 6 engraved plates (including title), 63 colored maps, 4 tables, 1 plan (of Jerusalem) and 3 genealogies. Leaf 71 suffers from small amount of text adhering to adjoining paper. Moisture mark to edge of leaves 77-79 as well as intermittent moisture marks to page edges. Volume 2: 55 maps and 3 tables. This edition w... View more info

Canaan d'apres l'exploration recente par le P. Hugues Vincent des Freres Precheurs

By: Hugues Vincent

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Paris, J. Gabalda & C, 1907


Wear to head of spine, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 495 pages View more info

Catalogue of the Engraved Gems of the Post-Classical Periods in the Department of British and Mediaeval Antiquities and Ethnography in the British Museum

By: O.M. Dalton

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, British Museum, 1915

Edition: First Edition


A clean copy; no name(s) or other signs of previous use. Modest edge wear to price clip jacket. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; No owner's names or other markings. Red cloth; blind ruled boards. View more info

Gli antichi sepolcri, ovvero mausolei Romani, ed etruschi, trovati in Roma ed in altri luoghi celebri; nelli quali si contengono molte erudite Memorie: Raccolti, disegnati, ed intagliati da Pietro Santi Bartoli Ed ora esisienti tra le Stampe della Calcografia della Rev. Camera Apostolica presso la Curia Innocenziana con Privilegio del Sommo Pontefice

By: Pietro Santi Bartoli

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Rome, Rossi, [1727]


Covers detached. Gilt title and design to spine. Lacks title page (supplied in reduced facsimile). Queer pagination. Lacking plate 22 but duplicates of plates 1 & 4 and 3 plates of 72. 113 plates in total. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 113 pages View more info

Image for Historical Researches on the Wars and Sports of the Mongols and Romans: In which Elephants and Wild Beasts were Employed or Slain And the Remarkable Local Agreement of History with the Remains of Such Animals Found in Europe and Siberia

Historical Researches on the Wars and Sports of the Mongols and Romans: In which Elephants and Wild Beasts were Employed or Slain And the Remarkable Local Agreement of History with the Remains of Such Animals Found in Europe and Siberia

By: Ranking, John

Price: $900.00

Publisher: London, For the Author, 1826

Edition: First Edition


Wear & bumps to fore-edge corners.; Early 20th century rebacking with modern morocco title label & gilt date stamp to foot; large fold out map, ten plates, some folding; marbled edges. ; 4to; xv, 516 pages View more info

La seconda parte della libraria historica di Diodoro Siciliano; tradotta dal greco in latino da diversi autori e nella nostra lingua da M. Francesco Baldelli.

By: Diodoro Siciliano

Price: $610.00

Publisher: 1575


Elaborate woodcut initials and head and tailpieces throughout. Loss on title page to C in Seconda. Worming to front pastedown and pgs 355-6 with slight scholia loss. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Quae exstant interpretatione et notis illustravit Joannes Goduinus Professor Regius Jussu Christianissimi Regis In Usum Serenissimi Delphini

By: C. Julii Caesaris (Julius Caesar)

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Paris [Lutetiae Parisiorum], Petri Le Petit, 1678


Critical edition prepared by the humanist Jean Godouin in 1678. Foldout map of Gaol, with three plates + full page title plate. Ownership: Christphones Abbas Luecensis 1724, with University of Chicago deaccession stamping. Rebound in half morocco with gilt titling. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Catalogue of the Ships in Homer's Illiad

By: R. Hope Simpson and J.F. Lazenby

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1970


An as new copy without owners' names or other markings in a fine mylar-wraped jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info