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TYPOGRAPHIA MEDICEA 1594, Arabic text of Thrir Usul Iqlidis (Eclid) translated by Nasir ud Din al Tusi. 453 p. iclude many woodcuts. chapter headings are in bold script. Firman (Imperial order) of the Ottoman Sultan Murad Khan IV dated 996 H ( November 15...

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... 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 Erasmus collected in one binding, including the first edition of Parabolae sive similia (a reported 1513 edition of Parabolae was...

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Laurentii Gambarae Brixiani De nauigatione Christophori Columbi, libri quattuor. by GAMBARA, Lorenzo

1583 Voyages of Christopher Columbus Navigation Gambara Peter Martyr New World An incredible 16th-century epic work on the voyages of Columbus! Lorenzo Gambara was a 16th-century Italian poet who is known exclusively for his poem 'Colombiade' – an epic...

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Biblia : Breves in eadem annotationes, ex doctiss. interpretationibus, & Hebræorum commentariis, Interpretatio propriorum nominum Hebraicorum, Index copiosissimus rerum & sententiarum vtriusque testamenti. by ESTIENNE, Robert [edit.]

1532 Robert Estienne Latin BIBLE Paris Biblia Breves Apocrypha Hebrew Index RARE Robert Estienne's 16th-century Paris Bibles are considered some of the most famous and desirable printed versions of scripture. Both the Greek and Latin editions of Estienne...

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[Corpus Juris Civilis] by JUSTINIAN

1589 ENORMOUS LAW Corpus Juris Civilis Justinian Codex Digest Godefroy 6v SET "Freedom is the natural ability of everyone to do what he likes, unless it is prohibited by law or by force." ― Justinian I Justinian's 'Corpus Juris Civilis' is unquestiona...

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Venerabilis Bedae presbyteri theologi doctissimi juxta ac sanctissimi, commentationum in Sacras Literas, tomus primus : in quo ea maximè quae Veteris Testamenti sunt, ita perspicuè ac dilucidè enarrantur, ut inter celeberrimos ejus argumenti tractatores… by BEDE, Saint Venerable

1545 Saint Venerable BEDE Bible & Commentary English Monk Church Cosmology Saint Venerable Bede was an English monk during the 7th- and 8th-centuries. He is most remembered for his ecclesiastical work on the history of English people, in which he discus...

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Plays and Poems by Shakespeare, William

London. William Pickering. 1825. Sumptuously bound in period Full scarlet crushed levant morocco. Blind rules to front and rear covers with gilt tooled harp device. Ornate gilt tooled fleural and harp motifs to spines. Gilt titles. Elaborate gilt tooled ...

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Satyrae by PERSIUS, Flaccus Aulus

1499 Mantuanus Poetry + 1507 Satires of Persius Post-Incunable Satyrae ROME Roce Along with Juvenal, Persius was one of the greatest 1st century Roman satirists. His works consisted of elements of stoicism and were greatly influenced by Horace and Juve...

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Les Antiquitez Croniques Et Singularitez De Paris, Ville Capitalle du Royaume de France : Avec les fondations & bastiments des lieux : les Sepulchres & Epitaphes des Princes, Princesses, & autres personnes illustres by CORROZET, Gilles

1586 1ed Corrozet Chronicles of Paris France Illustrated Sepulchres Childebert An incredibly rare and valuable 16th-century account of the establishment and history of Paris, France. Written by Gilles Corrozet, 'Les Antiquitez Croniques Et Singularitez D...

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Tales from Shakespeare (1807) by Charles and Mary Lamb

London, Thomas Hodgkins at the Juvenile Press, 1807. The best first edition of _Tales from Shakespeare_ available for purchase. A fine, clean copy.These 20 tales are illustrated with 20 engraved illustrations by William Mulready. First edition, first impr...

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La Gierusalemme liberata by TASSO, Torquato

1590 1st Illustrated ed Tasso Jerusalem Delivered Italian Gerusalemme Liberata "All he regarded; but in Syria most, He mark'd the leaders of the Christian host: That eye, whose penetrating glances dart To each deep secret of the human heart" – Torq...

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