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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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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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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LONGIUS: Dionysius Longinus de sublimitate ex recensione Zachariae Pearcii. Animadversiones interpretum excerpsit suas et novam versionem adiecit Sam. Fr. Nathan. Morus Philos. Professor Lips.

Item No. 18549

Item No. 18549

Lipsiae [Leipzig] : Sumt. Hered. Weidmann. et Reichii, 1769. Engraved frontispiece. 8vo (8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 288-pages plus unpaginated index and addenda, contemporary full tan sheep, spine floral gilt in compartments with burgundy lettering piece; rubbed, some browning to prelims. Very sound. Engraved armorial bookplate of Sir Robert Phillimore, Q.C. H.M. Advocate General on front pastedown.


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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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PAUSANIAS: Pausaniae Graeciae descripto. ad optimorum librorum fidem accurate edita. Editio stereotypa.

Item No. 18537

Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1820. Three volumes in two. 12mo ( (5 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches), pages: 339:376 & 372. Contemporary half vellum, marbled boards, spines gilt ruled and with crimson lettering piece. Very good. The second volume incorrectly lettered "3. 4.". Greek text.


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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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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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