GREEK & LATIN ~ CLASSICS
THE ANCIENT WORLD AT LARGE
Including selected Biblical Greek &
  Incorporating occasional NEO-LATINITY
A-C   •   D-K   •   L-Q   •   R-Z 
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Chapman's HomerClassicists' Provenance
(A Classic among Classics).  Homer, & George Chapman, trans.  [The whole works of Homer; prince of poetts In his Iliads, and Odysses]. London: Printed [by Richard Field, William Jaggard, and Thomas Harper] for Nathaniell Butter, [1634?]. Folio (28.1 cm; 11.125"). [26], 341, [9]; [12], 195–349, 352–76, [2] pp. Lacks engr. t-p. and 5 blanks.
$9500.00
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Early Bilingual Edition of theSibylline Oracles with Their “Portraits”
(A TREAT on Lots of Levels)!  Opsopoeus, Johannes, ed.  [in Greek, transliterated as] Sibulliskoi chrësmoi, [then in roman] hoc est Sybillina oracula. Paris: No publisher/printer [A. l'Angelier? Compagnie de la Grand' Navire?], 1599. 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.6"). [8] ff., 524 pp.; 71, [3] pp.
$2950.00
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Abbott'sIllustrated Biographies
Abbott, Jacob, & John S.C. Abbott. MAKERS OF HISTORY.  Akron, OH: The Superior Printing Co., [1914]. 12mo (18.8 cm, 7.4"). 20 vols. I: Frontis., [2], 256 pp.; 3 plts. II: Frontis., 229, [1] pp.; 3 plts. III: Frontis., 251, [1] pp.; 3 plts. IV: Frontis., 250 pp.; 2 plts. V: Frontis., 263, [1] pp.; 2 plts. VI: Frontis., 239, [1] pp.; 1 fold. map, 3 plts. VII: Frontis., 264 pp.; 2 plts. VIII: Frontis., 272 pp.; 2 plts. IX: Frontis., 257, [1] pp.; 1 fold. map, 3 plts. X: Frontis., 239, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XI: Frontis., 265, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XII: Frontis., 248 pp.; 3 plts. XIII: Frontis., 303, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XIV: Frontis., 285, [1] pp.; 4 plts. XV: Frontis., 287, [1] pp.; 4 plts. XVI: Frontis., 223, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XVII: Frontis., 233, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XVIII: Frontis., 327, [1] pp.; 4 plts. XIX: Frontis., 263, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XX: Frontis., 285, [1] pp.; 3 plts.
$225.00
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An Elegant Production!
    [One “Classically” of Its Century]
Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-lettres.  Choix des mémoires de l’Academie Royale des inscriptions et belles-lettres. Londres: T. Becket & P. Elmsly, 1777. 4to (27 cm, 10.6"). 3 vols. I: [2], iii, [1], lx, 656 pp. (pagination skips 17–32, text uninterrupted). II: [2], iii, [1], ccviii, 495, [1 (blank)] pp. III: [2], iii, lxviii, [1], 696 pp.; 1 fold. plt., 2 plts.
$1250.00
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20th-Century Fine-Press Printing . . .
of a 16th-Century Edition . . .
    of an Ancient Greek Romance . . .
Achilles Tatius.  The loves of Clitophon and Leucippe translated from the Greek of Achilles Tatius by William Burton reprinted for the first time from a copy now unique. New York: Bernard Guilbert Guerney, 1923. Folio (30.5 cm, 12"). xxxi, [9], 152, [6] pp.
$175.00
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17th-Century FRENCH Politics:  François, que faites-vous?
Anonymous.   [drop-title] Cassandre françoise.  [Paris: 1615]. 8vo (17.1 cm, 6.75"). 22, [2 (blank)] pp.
$750.00
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The ONLY Ancient Roman Novel in Latin to Survive in Its Entirety
Bound as Appropriate!
Apuleius, Lucius.  The golden ass. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1932. 8vo (26.1 cm, 10.25"). [2], xiii, [5], 392, [2] pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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Litterati of Antwerp Salute One of Their OwnPortrait after Peter Paul Rubens
Woodcut *&* Engraved Versions of the Plantin Device
Asterius, Episcopus Amasenus.  S. Asteri Episcopi amaseae homiliae Graecè & Latinè nunc primùm editae Philippo Rubenio interprete. Antverpiae: Ex Officina Plantiniana, apud viduam & filios Ioannis Moreti, 1615. 4to (24.13 cm, 9.5"). [6] ff., 284, pp., [2] ff.
$2000.00
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Anacharsis in English Anything But Dry!
[Barthelemy, Jean-Jacques].  Travels of Anacharsis the younger in Greece. During the middle of the fourth century, before the Christian æra.... The first American edition. Philadelphia: Pr. by Bartholomew Graves and William McLaughlin for Jacob Johnson & Co., 1804. 8vo signed in 4s (22 cm, 8.625"). Vol. I: xviii, 419, [1 (blank)] pp.; fold. map; II: [1] f., iii, [1 (blank)], 403, [1 (blank)] pp.; III: vii, [1 (blank)], 463, [1 (blank)] pp. (lacking half-title); IV: vii, [1 (blank)], 496 pp. (lacking half-title).
$750.00
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This ClassicistCRUSHES Collins?
Bentley, Richard.  Remarks upon a late discourse of free-thinking: In a letter to F.H. D.D. by Phileleutherus Lipsiensis. Part the second. London: John Morphew & E. Curl, 1713. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). [4], 82, [2] pp.
$750.00
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Observationvm Ivris Romani”
Bijnkershoek, Cornelis van.  Cornelii van Bynkershoek, icti et senatoris, Observationum iuris romani quatuor libri priores. In quibus plurima iuris civilis aliorumque auctorum loca explicantur et emendantur. Cum praefatione Io. Gottl. Heineccii. Francofurt. et Lipsiae: Ex Officina Krugiana, 1739. Small 4to. 2 vols. I: [20] ff., 298 pp., [13] ff. II: [20] ff., 373, [1] pp., [18] ff.
$875.00
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ROMAN Political Science in itsOriginal State
Bilhon, Jean Fréderic Joseph.  Du gouvernement des Romains, considéré sous le rapport de la politique, de la justice, des finances, et du commerce. Paris: Chez Louis (pr. by Pierre Didot l'Ainé), 1807. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). viii, 312 pp.
$500.00
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An Incomplete Set” withSurprising Contents
(Book safe).  Corpus omnium veterum poetarum latinorum cum eorumdem italica versione. Mediolani: Regio Deucal Palazzo, 1739. 8vo (22 cm; 8.625"). 2 vols. connected together and hollowed out; compartment inset with metal case.
$225.00
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The Ancient CatacombsIllustrated
Bosio, Antonio; Paolo Aringhi, trans. & ed.  Roma subterranea novissima, in qua antiqua christianorum et praecipue martyrum coemeteria, tituli, monimenta, epitaphia, inscriptiones, ac nobiliora sanctorum sepulchra... Arnhemiae: Apud Joan. Fridericum Hagium, 1671. 12mo (13.3 cm, 5.25"). Add. engr. t.-p., [22], 630, [30 (index)] pp.; 41 fold. plts., 11 plts.
$1250.00
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A Not-So-Brief History ofTime
Brady, John.  Clavis calendaria; or, a compendious analysis of the calendar: Illustrated with ecclesiastical, historical, andclassical anecdotes ... second edition. London: Pr. for the author & sold by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown, et al., 1812–13. 8vo (21.6 cm, 8.5"). 2 vols. I: xxxvi, 387, [1] pp.; 1 plt. II: [2], 395, [1] pp.
$325.00
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Esteemed & Handsome Edition; an Early Publication from a
Future President of  Queens' College
Caesar, Julius.  C. Julii Caesaris quae exstant omnia. Ex recensione Joannis Davisii, Coll. Regin. Cantab. Socii, cum ejusdem animadversionibus ac notis Pet. Ciacconii, Fr. Hotomanni, Joan. Brantii, Dionys Vossii et aliorum. Accessere metaphrasis graeca librorum Vii. de bello gallico, nec non indices necessarii. Cantabrigiae: Impensis Joannis Oweni, typographi, 1706. 4to (24.4 cm; 9.625"). [4], 751, [5], 96, [34] pp., [3] folded leaves of plates.
[SOLD]
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A LONG-POPULAR! ILLUSTRATED Work onAncient Mythology
Cartari, Vincenzo.  Le imagini de gli dei de gli antichi del signor Vincenzo Cartari, reggiano, nelle quali sono descritte la religione de gli antichi, li idoli, riti & ceremonie loro ... et con l'espositione in epilogo di ciascheduna & suo significato. Venetia : Appresso Euangelista Deuchino, 1625. Small 4to (19.5 cm; 7.75"). [14] ff., 418 pp., fold. plate; illus.
$850.00
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THREE Classics with Commentary, in aPRIZE BINDING
Catullus, Gaius Valerius; Tibullus; & Propertius.  Catullus, Tibullus et Propertius, ex recensione Joannis Georgii Graevii, cum notis integris Jos. Scaligeri, M. Ant. Mureti, Achill. Statii, Roberti Titii, Hieronymi Avantii, Jani Dousae patris & filii, Theodori Marcilii, nec non selectis aliorum. Trajecti ad Rhenum [Utrecht]: Rudolphi a Zyll, G.F., 1680. Thick 8vo (19.6 cm, 7.75"). 2 pts. in 1. [12] ff., 638, [2] pp.; 662 pp. (i.e., 672), [32] ff.
$950.00
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Roman Philosophy Explained by aGerman Humanist
Cicero, Marcus Tullius.  M.T. Ciceronis libri tres De officiis ... Hac 2. Editione et Correctis, & nonnihil auctis ... Addita sunt et scholia brevia eiusdem in Catonem, Laelium Paradoxa, et Somnium Scipionis. Basileae: Ex Officina Hervagiana, per Eusebium Episcopium, 1569. Folio (31.9 cm; 12.5"). [5] ff., 732 cols., 733–50 pp., [26] ff., 262 cols., [22] pp., 134 cols., [9] ff., 60 cols., [4] ff., 62 cols., [7] pp. Lacks an internal blank and the final three leaves of index.
$975.00
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De SenectuteCicero on Old Age in aPALM-Size Edition
A Petite Barbou Treasure in Red Morocco
Cicero, Marcus Tullius.  M. Tullii Ciceronis Cato Major. Ad T. Pomponium Atticum. Lutetiae: Typis Josephi Barbou, 1758. 32mo (9.3 cm, 3.6"). Frontis., [16], 75, [5] pp.
$500.00
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LEC CiceroDesign by Mardersteig
Cicero, Marcus Tullius.  Orations and essays. Verona: Pr. for the Limited Editions Club at the Stamperia Valdonega, 1972. 8vo. XXVII, [1], 298, [4] pp.; 12 plts.
$125.00
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August Neander's Copy
Clement, of Alexandria, Saint.  Opera graece et latine quae extant. Lutetiae Parisiorum: Typis Regiis, 1641. Tall folio (32.7 cm, 12.9"). [28], 854, 74 (lacking 75–79 [index]) pp. (some pagination erratic; 823/24 repeated).
$775.00
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First EditionA Spanish Jesuit'sCLASSICAL Ethics for the Elite
Codorniu, Antonio.  Indice de la philosofia moral, Christiano-politica, dirigido a los nobles de nacimiento, y espiritu. Gerona: Jayme Brò, 1746. 4to (20 cm, 7.9"). [30], 397, [3 (index)] pp.
$350.00
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Early Nonesuch The First BookGooden Illustrated ANACREON
Cowley, Abraham, trans.  Anacreon done into English out of the original Greek. Soho: Nonesuch Press, 1923. 8vo (24 cm, 9.5"). [108] pp.; 5 plts.
$150.00
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Edinburgh EducationEyes on the Prize(s)
(Curriculum 1845).  Course of study in the high school of Edinburgh, during the session ending August 1845; and list of prizes awarded at the annual examination. Edinburgh: Pr. by Neill & Co., 1845. 8vo. 20 pp.
$50.00
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