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A Pretty Way toEncounter This Tale
Pater, Walter, trans.  The story of Cupid and Psyche done out of the Latin of Apuleius. New York: Platt & Peck Co., [ca. 1914]. 12mo (15.5 cm, 6.1"). Frontis., [2], 107, [1] pp.
$50.00
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The New French Classicism Le nouveau classicisme français
Perrault, Claude.  Ordonnance des cinq especes de colonnes selon la methode des anciens. Paris: Jean Baptiste Coignard, 1683. Folio (37.3 cm, 14.75"). [8], xxvii, [1], 124 pp.; 6 plts.
$2850.00
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SATYRICON withLoads of Commentary
Petronius Arbiter.  Satyricon quae supersunt cum integris doctorum virorum commentariis; & notis Nicolai Heinsii & Guilielmi Goesii.... Amstelaedami: Iansonio-Waesbergios, 1743. 4to (26.3 cm, 10.4"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [37] ff., 886, [2] pp.; illus. II: [4] ff., 408 pp., [66 (index)] ff.
$600.00
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*&* a LONDON Edition . . .
Petronius Arbiter, Gaius.  The works of Petronius Arbiter, translated by several hands. With a key by a person of honour, and also his life and character. London: Pr. for Sam. Briscoe (colophon: Pr. for George Strahan), 1713. 8vo (19.6 cm, 7.75"). [16], x, [6], 111, [3], 111–360, [8] pp.; 11 plts. (lacking add. engr. t.-p.).
$450.00
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LEC Plato:  Love, Friendship, & Hiccups”
Plato.  Dialogues on love and friendship. New York: Printed at the Press of A. Colish for the members of The Limited Editions Club, 1968. Folio (28 cm, 11"). xiv, [3], 208, [2] pp.; illus.
$100.00
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Plato's Dialogues inGerman Manuscript
Plato.  Manuscript on paper, in German. “Dialogum des Plato mit biografischen Anmerkungen.” No place [Germany]: 1790. 4to (23.5 cm, 9.25"). [8], 73 pp.; [4], 71 pp.; [4], 108 pp.; [4], 60 pp.; [4], 36 pp.; [2], 54 pp.; [2], 20 pp.; [2], 14 pp.; [2], 18 pp.
$900.00
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Turning-Point in the Ignatian Controvery:  The Rejection of the Longer Greek Recension
Polycarp, Saint, Bp. of Smyrna; & Ignatius, Saint, Bp. of Antioch.   Polycarpi et Ignatii epistolae: una cum vetere vulgata interpretatione Latina, ex trium manuscriptorum codicum collatione, integritati suae restituta. Accessit & Ignatianarum epistolarum versio antiqua alia, ex duobus manuscriptis in Anglia repertis, nunc primum in lucem edita. Quibus praefixa est, non de Ignatii solum & Polycarpi scriptis, sed etiam de apostolicis constitutionibus & canonibus Clementi Romano tributis. Oxoniae: Excudebat Leonardus Lichfield Academiae Typographus, 1644. 4to (21.5 cm; 8.5"). cxlvi, [1], 243, [2], 53 pp.
$1000.00
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WORLD MYTHOLOGY8 Vols. & Thousands of Entries
Pozzoli, Giovanni; Felice Romani; Antonio Peracchi, et al.  Dizionario storico-mitologico di tutti i popoli del mondo. Livorno: Stamperia Vignozzi, 1824–28. 8 vols. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). I: 580 pp. II: 581–1163, [1] pp. (pp. 1057–64 repeated in place of pp. 1065–72). III: [1165]–1708 pp. (pagination 1551–52 repeated, 1687–88 skipped). IV: [1709]–2342 pp. V: 2351–3086 pp. (pagination skips 2519–26). VI: 3087–3855 pp. (pagination skips 3407–08). VII: 576 pp. VIII: 577–1074 pp.
$2500.00
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Dutch Prize
Propertius, Sextus.  Sex. Aurelii Propertii elegiarum libri IV. Trajecti ad Rhenum: Barth. Wild, 1780. 4to (26.3 cm, 10.4"). [10], xiv, [2], 990 (i.e., 996; pagination repeats 627–32), [2] pp.
$450.00

Early Christian PoetBodoni Printing
Prudentius Clemens, Aurelius.  Aurelii prudentii Clementis V.C. Opera omnia nunc primum cum codd. Vaticanis collata praefatione, variantibus lectionibus, notis, ac rerum verborumque indice locupletissimo aucta et illustrata. Parmae: Ex Regio typographeo, 1788. 4to (31.5 cm, 12.5"). 2 vols. I: [12], 71, [1], 302, [2], [303]–61, [3] pp. II: [4], 215, [1], 219–84, [2] pp. (text complete despite pagination).
$1150.00
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Whatthe Ancients Had to Say about . . . EVERYTHING
Ricchieri, Lodovico.  Lectionvm antiqvarvm libri triginta.... Genevae: Excudebat Philippus Albertus, 1620. Folio (33 cm, 13"). ¶6 a–b6 C–Z6 Aa–Zz6 AAa–ZZz6 AAaa–CCcc6; [6] ff., 1720 columns, [2] ff., lacking [62] ff.
$850.00

Improved Taste of Modern Time MustQuestion the Crudities of Former Days”
Rocco, Sha [pseud. of Abisha Shumway Hudson].  The masculine cross and ancient sex worship. New York: Asa K. Butts & Co., 1874. 8vo (19 cm, 7.75"). 65, [7 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
$200.00
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French Translation of the NT withExegesis of Text
 & of PICTURES
Rohault de Fleury, Charles.  L'évangile études iconographiques et archéologiques. Tours: Alfred Mame et Fils, 1874. Folio (33 cm, 13"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [8], vii, [1], 287 pp.; 53 plts. II: Frontis., [4], 320 pp.; 46 plts.
$350.00
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A Sessa Imprint without theCat & Mouse
Seneca, Lucius Annaeus.  Le tragedie di Seneca, tradotte da M. Lodovico Dolce. Venetia: Appresso Gio. Battista et Marchion Sessa F., [colophon: 1560]. 8vo (15.3 cm; 6"). [6], 347, [1 (blank)] ff.
$600.00
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Nero Lives!
Sienkiewicz, Henryk.  Quo vadis? Verona: Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club, 1959. Small folio (27.3 cm, 10.75"). [4], v–xiii, [1], 3–595, [3] pp.; 35 plts.
$100.00
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The Roman EmpireDivided
Sigonio, Carlo. Historiarum de occidentali imperio libri XX. Bononiae: Apud Societatem Typographiae Bononiensis, 1578. Folio (30.6 cm, 12"). A–E6 F8 G–Z6 AA–ZZ6 AAa–EEe6 (EEe3–4 lacking); 564 (i.e., 568) pp., [24] ff. (of which 2 ff. lacking).
$975.00

A Noble Book for Your House in Tuscany?
      (Smith's Patron Was the Second Earl of Warwick)
Smith, John.  Italian scenery [i.e., Select views in Italy, with topographical and historical descriptions, in English and French]. [London: Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for J. Smith, W. Byrne, & J. Edwards, 1817]. 4to. [1] f. (engr. dedication), [78] ff. (of letterpress), [72] ff. of plates, illus.
$2500.00
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Human Justice vs. Divine Justice
Sophocles.  Antigone.   Haarlem: Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club, , 1965. 8vo (30.2 cm, 11.9"). 127, [1] pp.; 8 col. plts.
$100.00
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One of the FirstEnglish Histories IN English
Speed, John.  The historie of Great Britaine under the conquests of theRomans, Saxons, Danes and Normans. Their originals, manners, habits, warres, coines, and seales: with the successions, lives, acts, and issues of the English monarchs from Iulius Caesar, unto the raigne of King Iames, of famous memorie. London: Pr. by John Dawson [and Thomas Cotes] for George Humble, 1632. Folio (33.5 cm, 13.25"). [10] ff., 1042 pp.; 1043–1086 ff., 1087–1237, [85 (index)] pp. (lacking frontis.); illus.
$3500.00
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Minerva Started when She Heard theNOISE . . .”
[Sprat, Thomas]. The plague of Athens, which hapned [sic] in the second year of the Peloponnesian War. First described in Greek by Thucydides; then in Latin by Lucretius.... London: Charles Brome, 1703. 8vo (18.3 cm, 7.2"). A–B8C4; [3] ff., 34 pp.
[SOLD]
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MORETUS PRESSTACITUS
Tacitus, Publius Cornelius.  C. Cornelii Taciti opera quae exstant. Justus Lipsius postremium recensuit. Antuerpiae: Ex officina Plantiniana, apud Joannem Moretum, 1600. Tall quarto (26.5 cm, 10.4"). [12], 385, [11 (index)], [8], 246, [2 (blank)], lxxxii, [28], 69, [11 (index)], 48, [4] pp.
[SOLD]
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The Doves PressTennyson
Tennyson, Alfred.  Seven poems & two translations. Hammersmith: The Doves Press, 1902. 8vo (23.6 cm, 9.3"). 55, [1] pp.
$775.00
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FIRST English Translation, NEW Etchings
Theocritus.  Sixe Idyllia chosen out of the Sicilian poet Theocritus and translated into English verse. New York: Clover Hill Editions / Chilmark Press, 1971. Folio (33.8 cm, 13.3"). xv, [3], 54, [2] pp.; 8 plts.
$300.00
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Exact Portraitures of theVery Peculiarities of Temper That Are
Every Day Passing under Our Own Observation

American Edition, Uncredited
Theophrastus.  The characters of Theophrastus; illustrated by physionomical sketches. Boston: Frederic S. Hill (stereotyped by Jenkins & Greenough), 1831. 12mo (16.9 cm, 6.7"). xiv, 64 pp.; 31 plts.
$100.00
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Marvelously Illustrated GreekHISTORY
Thucydides.  The history of the Peloponnesian War. Avon, CT: The Limited Editions Club, 1974. 4to (28 cm; 11.125"). 2 vols. I: xiii, [5]–247, [1] pp.; illus. II: [10], 253–461, [2] pp.; illus.
$100.00
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When Undergrads Could Understand & Translate Demotic
When It Could Seem Sensible to Them to Produce a WHOLE BOOK by Lithography
  . . . *&* with CHROMOLITHOGRAPHY Plentifully Present . . .
University of Pennsylvania.   Philomathean Society (Henry Morton, Charles R. Hale, Samuel Huntington Jones).   Report of the committee appointed by the Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania to translate the inscription on the Rosetta Stone. [Philadelphia: The Philomathean Society], copyright 1859. Small 4to (23 cm; 9"). 152 pp., [4] ff., 6 plates. [also bound in] Catalogue of members of the Philomathean Society ... Philadelphia: Ringwalt & Co, 1859. Small 4to. 24 pp.; and tipped-in lithographed copyright notice.
$1100.00
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The French Virgil”Does Virgil
Vergilius Maro, Publius.  Les Géorgiques de Virgile, traduction nouvelle en vers françois, enrichies de notes & de figures. Paris: Chez Bleuet, 1770. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). [2], 366 pp.; 5 plts.
$650.00
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Vettori onCICERO
Vettori, Pietro.  Petri Victorii variarum lectionum libri XXV. Lugduni: Apud Joannem Temporalem, 1554. 4to. [alpha]4 [beta]2 a-z8 A-G8 H4 I-K8 L4 M8 N2 (-H4, blank); [6] ff., 486 pp., [31] ff.
$975.00
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Fine Foulis Press Production
Virgilius Maro, Publius.  Publii Virgilii Maronis Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis. Glasguae: in aedibus academicis excudebant Robertus et Andreas Foulis Academiae Typographi, 1758. 8vo (16.3 cm; 6.375"). [6], 397, [3] pp. Lacks blank following dedication.
$325.00
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Opera Juridica:  Roman & Spanish Legal Analysis
Yañez Parladorio, Juan.  Rerum quotidianarum libru duo ... Editio ultima caeteris longe elegantior, & emendatior. [and] Quotidianarum differentiarum sesqui-centuria. Amstelaedami: Janssonio-Waesbergios, 1688. 4to (20.2 cm, 8"). 2 vols. Vol. I: [26], 492 (i.e., 498), [54 (index)] pp. Vol. II: [2], 507, [45 (index)] pp.
$600.00
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The Great New Testament Epic
            [An Appropriate “ANCIENT WORLD” Entry Here?]
 
Wallace, Lewis.  Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ.  New York: Harper & Brothers, (© 1880). 8vo (17.5 cm, 6.9"). 552, 12 (adv.) pp.
$200.00
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