AESCHYLUS: The Greek tragic Theatre : containing Æschylus by Dr. Potter, Sophocles by Dr. Franklin, and Euripides by Mich. Wodhull, Esq. with a dissertation on ancient tragedy by Thomas Franklin. Vol. 1 containing Aeschylus, Part 1.

London: Edward Jeffery, ca. 1790. Volume 1 only (of 7). Engraved title vignette. 8vo, pp. lcvi:5-61:254, contemporary full tan calf; lacking lettering piece, numbering piece chipped. Some cracking to joints but very firm. Old price " 7 vols. £2.12.6" in ink on title. With the engraved armorial bookplate of Robert Johnson Eden (1774-1844).


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AESCHYLUS: Aeschyli Prometheus Vinctus ad Fidem Manuscriptorum emendavit Notas et Glossarium adjecit Carolus Jacobus Blomfield. Editio Septima.

London: B. Fellowes, 1839. 8vo, pp. x:(1):228, contemporary half calf, marbled boards; lacking lettering piece, base of spine chipped. Two contemporary signatures on endpaper, one being of Rev. W.G. Cookesley, Eton College. Interleaved throughout, contemporary pencil & ink annotations.


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ANDERSON, M.J. [Editor]: Classical Drama and Its Influence. Essays Presented to H.D.F. Kitto, Professor Emeritus of Greek at the University of Bristol.

London: Methuen, 1965. First edition. Portrait frontispiece. Tall 8vo, pp.277, original cloth in dustwrapper; binding with light spotting to the cloth; dustwrapper chipped at ends of spine and with a short tear to back bottom edge, back flap with brown marks along edges; internally, page edges slightly spotted, with ink name on front free-endpaper, 2cm tear to lower edge of portrait frontispiece.


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ARISTOPHANES: The Plutus, from the text of Dindorf. With Critical and Explanatory Remarks by Henry Parker Cookesley.

Item No. 8922

London: Richard Priestly, 1834. 8vo, pp. 116:74, contemporary half calf with double maroon lettering pieces, marbled boads. The text with pencil annotations. Armorial bookplate. Strip cut from head of front free endpaper.


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CAESAR, CAIUS JULIUS [Edited Henry Homer]: Caii Julli Caesaris. Opera Omnia.

Item No. 16298

London: Printed by M. Ritchie & J. Sammells, sold by T. Payne, 1790, Vol. 2 only (of 2). Engraved duble-page map of Hispaniae. 8vo (9 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 441-pages, contemporary full vellum, all edges gilt. with lettering piece; binding dustmarked, some marginal browning otherwise internally very good and sturdilly bound. Very wide margins, a large paper copy?


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ERASMUS (Desiderus): Des. Erasmi Roterodami Colloquia, Cum notis selectis Variorum. Addite Indice novo, Accurante Corn. Schrevelio.

Item No. 11991

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Amstelodami: Ex Typographia Blaviana. 1693. Engraved title. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches), pages: (10):784:(20, index), 20th Century quarter vellum with burgundy lettering piece. Some uneven fading to the plain boards but a crisp copy in a handsome binding in excellent condition. From the library of Winifred Merton with her neat book label on front pastedown. Small neat signature on front free endpaper.


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EURIPIDES: The Hecuba, from the Text, and with a Translation of the Notes, Preface, and Supplement, of Porson; Critical and Explanatory Remarks ..... by the Rev. J.R. Major. Fourth Edition. Bound with The Medea of Euripides.

Item No. 8925

London: Longman, 1836. Two volumes bound in one. The second work, The Medea, also with the translation of Porson and Remarks by Major, published 1837. 8vo, pp. viii:196:xv:(1):176, contemporary half mottled tan calf, spine gilt extra with crimson lettering piece; a little rubbed. Armorial bookplate and signature on endpapers. Pencil annotations.


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HOBBES, THOMAS [Translator] THUCYDIDES: The Funeral Oration of Pericles. Translated out of Thucydides by Thomas Hobbes.

Oxford University Press, 1929. Square 8vo, pp.21, original paper-backed boards with printed label to upper cover. Binding spotted and marked, wear to backstrip.


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HOMER: The Iliad, chiefly from the text of Heyne, with copious English notes, illustrating the Gramatical Construction: the Manners and Customs, The Mythology and Antiquities of the Heroic Age and Preliminary Observations by the Rev. William Trollope.

Item No. 8926

London: Rivington, 1827. Two volumes bound in one. 8vo, pp. li:408:502:(1, advertisement), contemporary half tan calf with lettering piece; one inch split at head of joints, corners scuffed, some foxing.


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Item No. 16996

Paris: F. Didot, 1815. 12mo (5 1/4 x 3 3/8 inches), 288-pages. A pretty little binding of contemporary full grained crimson calf, ornamental gilt border to sides, spine gilt, all edges gilt. Tiny contemporary inscription on front free endpaper. Upper cover gilt blocked "Ob Meritum", corners rubbed, spine gilt a little dulled else excellent.


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MARCUS AURELIUS ANTONINUS: Marcus Aurelius Antoninus.

Item No. 16695

London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1908. Title in red and black. 8vo (9 x 7 1/4 inches), 239-pages, original 2-tone boards with printed paper label, uncut. Boards soiled and slightly chipped at headbands; internally excellent.


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PANVINIO, ONOFRIO; FRONTINUS, SEXTUS JULIUS: Onuphrii Panvinii. Veronensis fratris eremitae Augustiniani imperium Romanum.

Item No. 16326

Item No. 16326

Paris : Apud Egidium & Nicolaum Gillios, Typis mandabat Ioannes Charron, 1588. Woodcut title devices. Two parts in 1 volume (2nd part, with separate title and pagination, being "Sex Iulii. Frontini de. Colonis. Lib Legis....."). 8vo (7 1/2 X 5 Inches), pages: 305:(23, index): 74:(13,index):(1,errata). Contemporary full vellum; binding dust marked and darkened, corners bumped, but sound. Titled in ink in an early hand to spine. Some foxing and browning within, endpapers dust marked but overall good. Being parts 3 and 5 of the five parts issued by Gilles simultaneously and sold either separately or as a collection.

NB. What appears to be a brown stain on the left hand margin of the title in the photograph is actually just a shadow.


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POLIGNAC, MELCHIOR DE: Anti-Lucretius. Sive de Deo et Natura. Libri novem. Eminentissimi S.R.E. Cardinalis Melchioris de Polignac. Opus Posthumum.

Item No. 16324

Item No. 16324

Amstelaedami [ Amsterdam ]: M. M. Rey, 1748. Two volumes in one. Titles in red & black. Small 8vo (6 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches), pages: xxx:192:(1):193-372, contemporary full vellum. With the haf-title to volume 1. Binding spotted, titled in ink in an early hand to spine. Binding very sound and internally ecellent.

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PLATO: Platonis Gorgias. Recensuit Prolegomenis et Commentaris Instruxit Godofredus Stallbaum. Editio Secunda.

Gothae: Fridericae Hennings, London: Black and Armstrong, 1840. 8vo, pp. 323, contemporary grained binders cloth; binding marked. Text foxed. With the series title-page "Bibliotheca Graeca" & the Plato works title "Platonis Opera Omnia". The volume here offered being Vol. 2, Section 1 of the "Works" of Plato but complete in itself and with its own title-page.


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SOPHOCLES: Sophoclis que exstant omnia - cum veterum grammaticorum scholiis - Tragoedias VII.

London: R. Priestly, 1819. Volumes 1 & 2 only (of 3). Blank inner margin of title of vol.1 defective, several leaves lacking at end of vol. 2. Early name stamps to titles. Very attractively bound in full contemporary tan calf, sides ruled in blind and gilt, spines gilt in compartments with lettering and numbering pieces. A handsome contemporary binding in very good condition.


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TILLY, BERTHA: Varro The Farmer. A Selection from the Res Rusticae.

London: University Tutorial Press, 1973. First edition. Black & white plates. Tall 8vo, pp.viii:362, original cloth in dustwrapper; binding very good; dustwrapper slightly rubbed along outer edges; internally excellent.


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VIRGIL: The Eclogues and Georgics. With English Notes, Critical and Explanatory, and a Metrical Index, by Charles Anthon. A New Edition, Corrected.

London: William Tegg, 1847. Small 8vo, pp. vii:(1):428, contemporary half tan calf; lacking lettering piece. Contemporary signature on upper margin of title and first leaf, armorial bookplate. Contemporary engraving of Virgil's tomb pasted to front fly. Some foxing.


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WARNER, JOHN: Metronariston: or A New Pleasure Recommended, in a Dissertation upon a part of Greek and Latin Prosody.

Item No. 10182

London: for J. Johnson, 1797. First edition. Engraved portrait. 8vo, pp. xii: (1, errata):120, contemporary full tan calf with lettering piece; rubbed, title toned. The original printed price at base of title page crossed out in ink at an early date. Anonymous.


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