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Notitia Orbis Antiqui, sive Geographia Plenior, Ab ortu Rerumpublicarum ad Constantinorum tempera Orbis terrarum faciem declarans by Christopher Cellarius

Cantabrigiae [Cambridge] : Joannis Oweni, 1703 A very good early copy of this atlas of the ancient world which was first published in Leipzig in 1701. In 2 volumes with contemporary full leather bindings; frontispiece portrait of Cellarius; 33 folding map...

From E C Books

£1,200.00


The Civil and Constitutional History of Rome from Its Foundations to the Age of Augustus, in Two Volumes ( Fine Binding) by Bankes, Henry

London: John Murray, 1818. SCARCE First Edition, 1818. Finely bound in unsigned contemporary half vellum over marbled boards, gilt rules to covers, back ornately gilt with red morocco title label and black morocco tail date label with all lettering in gil...

From Dale Steffey Books

$1,500.00


Cyprus: Its Ancient Cities, Tombs, and Temple by Louis Palma Di Cesnola

New York : Harper & Brothers, 1878. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo. First edition. xix, 456 pp.: plates, illustrations, portrait ; 24 cm. Modern green leather, red leather spine label. Rubbing, tape residue on front flyleaf. Occasional spotting and of...

From SequiturBooks

$269.50


Temple des muses, ou, Collection des sujets les plus intéressans de la mythologie : gravés d'après les dessins de Diepenbeck, élève de Rubens. by DIEPENBECK, Abraham

1795 Temple of Muses FAMOUS Mythology Engravings of Abraham Diepenbeck Dutch ART 'Temple of the Muses' is a fascinating late 18th-century collection of 58 engravings illustrating various subjects relating to Greek mythology. These engravings, taken from ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$1,295.00


THE GREAT SIEGES OF HISTORY- A New Edition, with the addition of Delhi and Lucknow by Captain Thomas Spankie (Bengal Retired List) by William Robson

London- UK: Routledge, Warne & Routledge, 1859. THE GREAT SIEGES OF HISTORY- William Robson- Illustrated with Engravings- A New Edition, with the addition of Delhi and Lucknow by Captain Thomas Spankie (Bengal Retired List).. Routledge, Warne & Ro...

From jakoll

$149.95


A. Gellii, luculentissimi scriptoris, Noctes atticae. by GELLIUS, Aulus

1565 Aulus Gellius Attic Nights Noctes Atticae ROME Greece Greek Philosophy "Truth is the daughter of time" ― Aulus Gellius, Noctes Atticae, XII A very rare and beautiful edition of Aulus Gellius' 'Attic Nights'. This book was a compilation of notes...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$599.00


Kansas State Gazetteer and Business Directory Including A Complete Business Directory of Kansas City, MO., 1878. Volume I

Detroit, MI: R. L. Polk & Co., And A. C. Danser, 1878 939+ pages. Covers are well worn, with much of spine cover chipped away. Paper over top and bottom boards is rubbed and worn, and there is some loss of paper. Hinges (internal) are cracked, thou...

From Lloyd Zimmer, Books and Maps

$1,500.00


Justinus. Trogi Pompeii historiarum Philippicarum epitoma: ex manuscriptis codicibus emendatior et prologis auctior. In eandem notæ, excerptiones chronologicæ et variarum lectionum libellus. [Edited by J. Bongarsius.] L.P. by TROGUS, Pompey

1581 Pompey Trogus Macedonia ROME Justin Nineveh Bongars Universal Histories Pompey Trogus was a Gallo-Roman historian living during the first century BC. He is most remembered for his 'Histories' which discussed the origins of the world, establishment o...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$599.00


Nineveh and Its Palaces. The Discoveries of Botta and Layard, Applied to the Elucidation of Holy Writ (Fine Binding - J. Wright ) by Bonomi, Joseph

London: Ingram, Cooke & Co., 1853. Finely bound in signed J. Wright Binder full dark brown crushed morocco, covers bordered in two gilt fillets with gilt winged corner decorations and central tooled gilt depiction of the deity Baal, back with five rai...

From Dale Steffey Books

$350.00


L'Histoire Du Monde, De C. Pline Second, Collationee & Corrigee...&Enrichee d'Annotations En Marge...A Quoy'a Este Adjouste Un Traite Des Poix et Mesures Antiques, Reduites a La Facon Des Francois Par Antoine Pinet & Seigneur De Neroy....Derniere Edition by Secondus Gaius Plinius [Pliny the Elder]; Pinet, Antoine [Translator]

Cologne: De L'imprimerie Jacob Stoer, 1625. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo (super). Two volumes in one. Place of publication stamped out, with "Geneue" stamped below printer. On second title page, no placeof publication, but "Geneue" stamped in pla...

From Minotavros Books

CA$2,250.00


Ceramic production on the territory of Nicopolis ad Istrum, ii-nd - iv-th century Volume 72; Volume 76 of Godišnik na Sofijskija Universitet Kliment Ochridski / Istoričeski Fakultet, Sofijski by Sultov, Bogdan; S. Minovski

Text is 95% in English with some other Slavic language interspersed.  No dustjacket.  Minimal corner bends.  Otherwise excellent condition.  Extremely scarce; appears to be the only copy available for sale anywhere online!...

From Shawn Mooney Books

$500.00


Histoire Des Romains - Depuis Les Temps Les Plus Recules Jusqu'a l'Invasion Des Barbares by ( Roman Empire )Duruy, Victor

Paris. Librairie Hachette. 1879. Bound in extravagantly ornate gilt pictorial red Morocco depicting gilt tooled Roman emblematic seals and large embellishment of armour, eagles and statuary to front and rear covers. Gilt tooled spine compartments embel...

From Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB

$2,500.00


The Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World (1879 4th Ed.); [together with] The Sixth Great Oriental Monarchy (1873 1st Ed.); and The Seventh Great Oriental Monarchy (1876 1st Ed.) by Rawlinson, George

London: John Murray/ Longmans, Green and Co. , 1879. 4th Edition, 1879, of The Five Great Monarchies, John Murray, London; together with 1st Editions of The Sixth (1873 )and Seventh ( 1876 ) Great Monarchies, Longmans, Green and Co., London. bound in late...

From Dale Steffey Books

$1,750.00


THE WORKS OF VIRGIL: CONTAINING HIS PASTORALS, GEORGICS AND AENEIS by DRYDEN JOHN (TRANSLATOR):

LONDON, TONSON, 1748. THE SEVENTH EDITION IN THREE VOLUMES, SMALL OCTAVO. FULL CONTEMPORARY LEATHER, RAISED BANDS, GILT TITLES. FRONTIS. TO EACH VOLUME PLUS MANY OTHER PLATES. A REMARKABLY CLEAN AND FRESH SET, TIGHTLY BOUND. BOOKPLATE OF FATTORINI....

From Hawkridge Books

£500.00


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