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... De duplici copia, verborum ac rerum commentarij duo,

... De duplici copia, verborum ac rerum commentarij duo, by Erasmus, Desiderius

Strasbourg: Matthias Schürer, 1514-1515. First edition of some material. Hard Cover. Very Good/Several related works of Er...

$14,000.00
 IN THE LIGHT OF APOLLO: ITALIAN RENAISSANCE AND GREECE, vols I and II

IN THE LIGHT OF APOLLO: ITALIAN RENAISSANCE AND GREECE, vols I and II by Gregori, Mina (ed.)

Ιn Εnglish. Two huge volumes 23X28 cm. Soft cover, absolutely new, wrapped in the original plastic cover, 1290 pp., ill., net ...

€245.00
The Pecorone of Ser Giovanni now first translated into English by W. G. Waters. Illustrated by E. R. Hughes, R.W.S.

The Pecorone of Ser Giovanni now first translated into English by W. G. Waters. Illustrated by E. R. Hughes, R.W.S. by Giovanni Fiorentino, Ser, active 14th century / Waters, W. G. (William George), 1844-1928, translator

London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1897. Hard Cover. 312 pages. 'Ser Giovanni's collection, begun in 1378 and finished after 1385, ...

$150.00
The Prince. Translated from the Original Italian of Niccolo Machiavelli. To Which is Prefixed an introduction...

The Prince. Translated from the Original Italian of Niccolo Machiavelli. To Which is Prefixed an introduction... by Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527 / Byerley, John Scott, 1750- 1837

London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1810. Hard Cover. xii, xcv, 211 p.; 23 cm. (6 ll., a-f, A-N8, O2). Title contin...

$2,000.00
Ciceronis De Officiis Libri III : Cato maior, vel de Senectute, Lælius, vel de Amicitia, Paradoxa Stoicorum sex

Ciceronis De Officiis Libri III : Cato maior, vel de Senectute, Lælius, vel de Amicitia, Paradoxa Stoicorum sex by CICERO, Marcus Tullius

1579 De Officiis CICERO Political Philosophy Paradoxa Cato Maior Venice FOLIO "A room without books is like a body without a sou...

$795.00
Epistolarum selectarum centuria prima [–quinta] miscellanea.

Epistolarum selectarum centuria prima [–quinta] miscellanea. by Lipsius, Justus

Antwerp: Ex officina Plantiana, apud Ioannem Moretum; viduam & filios Ioannis Moreti, 1605–14. 4to (25.8 cm, 10.2"...

$1,250.00
Opere di Niccolo Machiavelli Cittadino e Segretario Fiorentino. Volume Secondo [2]

Opere di Niccolo Machiavelli Cittadino e Segretario Fiorentino. Volume Secondo [2] by Machiavelli, Niccolo, 1469-1527

Milano, Dalla Società de Classici Italiani, 1804. Hard Cover. 380, [1] pages, 8vo. Contents: I Tre Libri De' Discorsi Sopra La...

$250.00
Cronica di Matteo Villani a Miglior Lezione Ridotta coll

Cronica di Matteo Villani a Miglior Lezione Ridotta coll' Aiuto de' Testi a Penna by Villani, Matteo, b. 1363

Firenze Per Il Magheri 1825-1826. Hard Cover. Six volumes. The merchant historian son of Giovanni Villani continued the Chronic...

$600.00
Stephani Curcellaei opera theologica, quorum pars praecipua institutio religionis Christianae. Cum indicibus necessariis.

Stephani Curcellaei opera theologica, quorum pars praecipua institutio religionis Christianae. Cum indicibus necessariis. by De Courcelles, Étienne

Amstelodami: Apud Danielem Elservirium, 1675. Folio (31 cm, 12.2"). [18] ff., 1028, [34] pp. Sole edition of theological wo...

$975.00
The Decameron

The Decameron by Boccaccio (Antoine Le Macon, translator)

Paris: Isidore Liseux, 1879. Limited Edition. 12mo. Limited to a thousand copies, plus twenty-five copies on china paper, six ...

$400.00
Machiavelli

Machiavelli's Political Discourses Upon the First Decade of Livy. Interspersed with Various Reflections by Wickliffe, Robert, 1815?-1850. Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527

Louisville: Prentice & Weissinger, 1840. Soft Cover. 29 p.; 22 cm. The first text of Machiavelli published in the United St...

$1,500.00



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