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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

Seller ID: 856

Condition: Very Good


London: For the Author. Very Good. 1826. First Edition. Full Calf. 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 . First Edition. View more info

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The Explanation of a Series of Prints, Relative to the Manners, Customs, &c. of the Present Inhabitants of Egypt; from Drawings Made on the Spot, A. D. 1749

By: Richard Dalton

Price: $4,800.00

Publisher: 1781

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1491

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. 1781. First Edition. Quarter morocco; edges marbled. Twelve pages of explanatory text followed by 21 numbered sur blanc plates & 5 additional leaves of costume subjects. Stains affecting images to final six plates; final plate has been excised and affixed to foreign paper; significant losses to spine.; Etching; Folio; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Pompeiana The Topography, Edifices and Ornaments of Pompeii, the Result of Excavations since 1819, Volume 2 only.

By: Sir William Gell

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Davison, Whitefriars: 1832

Seller ID: 3155

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


London: Thomas Davison, Whitefriars. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1832. 31 engraved plates (plate 86 excluded by publisher) lacking front board; scattered foxing; otherwise very good.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 207 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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Geographikon bibloi. Strabonis rerum geographicarum libri xvii. (Geographia cum notis Casauboni et aliorum. )

By: Strabo (edited by Theodorus; text of Casaubon)

Price: $2,550.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, J. Wolters: 1707

Edition: Second Casaubons

Seller ID: 2045


Amsterdam: J. Wolters. 1707. Second Casaubons. Two volumes, folio [xlii], 677, [i]; 679-1329, [xcii] + errata leaf. Half-title; full page engraved pre-title followed by rubricated title with engraved vignette. Parallel text in Greek and Latin. Dibdin II, 433. Blind-ruled & embossed Dutch vellum bindings now professionally rebacked. A nice serviceable, sturdy & attractive set.; Folio 22 x 33.5 cm; Additional images and further information provided upon request.... View more info

Thucydidis de bello Peloponnesiaco libri octo cum adnotationibus integris Henrici Stephani & Joannis Hudsoni ; recensuit & notas suas addidit Josephus Wasse. Editionem curavit, suasque Animadversiones adjecit Carolus Andreas Dukerus.

By: Thucydides

Price: $2,250.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, R. & J. Wetstein & Gul. Smith: 1731

Seller ID: 4069

Condition: Very Good


Amsterdam: R. & J. Wetstein & Gul. Smith. Very Good. 1731. A handsome copy in the original full vellum. Folding maps of ancient Greece & Ancient Sicily. ; Folio 27 x 41.5 com; [34],34,728,48,123 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info