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Works of Mr. Alexander Pope as Well as His Translations of the Iliad and the Odyssey of Homer by POPE, Alexander

London: Various Publishers, 1715-1741. Leatherbound. Very good. 15 volumes. 20 cm (quarto) full leather bindings with contemporary mottled calf boards. Respined in matching mottled calf. Minor repairs and staining in endpapers. Hinges secure but some ar...

From Attic Books



BRITANNIA1607; William Camden; 6th Latin Edition, First Map Edition; London, George Bishop, Ioannis Norton; Full Leather, Re-backed; Latin Text; 10/860 Pages +Index; w9.6"xh13.1"; Extremely Rare!ATTRIBUTES:Full Folio Leather cover design with some gold bo...

From Roga Books


Workes by Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637

London, Printed by Richard Bishop. M. DC. XL [1640]. Hard Cover. Folio: 226, [63]-668 pages, headpieces, initials, marginal notes. (A-S6, T5, G2-G6, H-Z6, Aa-Zz6, Aaa-Kkk6, Lll4); 29.5 cm. Each part has separate title-page and the above imprint except fo...

From The Owl at the Bridge


EMBLEMS BOUND BY RIVIERE: A collection of emblemes, ancient and moderne: quickened with metricall illustrations, both morall and divine: and disposed into lotteries, that instruction, and good counsell, may bee furthered by an honest and pleasant recreation. by Wither, George (1588-1667)

London: Printed by A[ugustine]. M[athewes]. for Henry Taunton, and are to be sold at his shop in Saint Dunstanes Church-yard, 1635. 1st Edition . Full leather. Near Fine. Passe, Crispijn van de (c.1565-1637); Marshall, William (active 1617-1650). First...

From Lyppard Books


The Works of Publius Virgilius Maro: Translated, Adorned with Sculpture, and illustrated with Annotations by Virgil; Maro, Publius Virgilius; Ogilby, John

Thomas Warren, 1654 1654 folio edition with illustrations by Francis Cleyn, engraved by Wenceslaus Hollar and Pierre Lombard. 102 copper plates. Title page has 'adornd' without apostrophe. Initial illustration on 'The Life of Publius Virgilius...

From Defunct Books


TYMON OF ATHENS (Timon of Athens). by SHAKESPEARE William.:

London, Printed by Tho. Cotes for Richard Allot at his shop at the signe of the Black Bear in Paul's Church-Yard, 1632.. COMPLETE PLAY EXTRACTED FROM THE SECOND FOLIO OF SHAKESPEAR'S WORKS 1632. No publisher, date or title page. There is a typed letter f...

From Roger Middleton


El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha by CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de

Madrid, Joachin Ibarra, 1782.En 8vo, 4 Tomos. (15,9 x 10 cm.) 4 vols. I: Port., vi-ccclxv-280 p., 6 láminas inc. retrato y un gran mapa plegado. II: Port., iv-602 p. 6 láminas. III: Port., xxi-437 p., 6 láminas. IV: Port., vi-492 p. 6 láminas. Encuade...

From Grupo Editorial Rosa Maria Porrúa


Hudibra, First, Second, Third and Subsequent Parts. First Edition, First Issue 1663 by Butler, Samuel

Butler, Samuel. "Hudibras. The First Part. Written in the time of the late Wars". [4], 268 pages. First Authorized Edition, first issue, with "Saint" in imprint spelled out in full; errata is present, lacking the imprimatur leaf (dated Nov. 11, 1662), and...

From Calix Books


Nouveaux Memoires sur l'etat present de la Chine : contenant l'histoire de l'edit de l'empereur de la Chine, en faveur de la religion chrestienne by LeCOMTE, Louis

1698 ALEXANDER HAMILTON American Provenance CHINA Le Comte Rites Confucius 3v The history of China has always been one of the most popular discussions of western culture and was a regular occurring topic of authors from the 16th- 18th-centuries. One of th...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Samuelis Pufendorfii De officio hominis et civis juxta legem naturalem by PUFENDORF, Samuel von

1673 1ed Duty of Man Citizen Pufendorf Political Philosophy Natural LAW Just War"the faculty which does distinguish men from brutes is called the will, by which…man moves himself to Action, and chooses that which best pleases him; and rejects that which...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


THE NEW TESTAMENT by [Bible] Authorized King James Version of the New Testament

London: Robert the Assignes of John Bill, 1633. Very Early Elizabethan Printing. Tooled leather. Very Good +/Custom Case. 12mo, original tooled leather 17th century binding, engraved frontispiece, very closely cut borders, all edges gilded, ...

From Borg Antiquarian


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...

From Amy's Beautiful Books


The Works of Virgil: Containing His Pastorals, Georgics, and Aeneis. Translated into English Verse; by Mr Dryden by Virgil, John Dryden

London : Jacob Tonson, 1697 A good copy in contemporary full leather binding with frontispiece, title page in red and black inks, and 91 (of 101) full page engravings. This is the first illustrated edition of Dryden's famous translations of Virgil'...

From E C Books



FIRST EDITION circa 1682, date taken from Wing, STC. Small book, 12mo, approximately 140 x 70 mm, 5½ x 3 inches, printer's device to title page, pages: [12], 1-130, lacking last blank page, collation: A6, B-F¹², G6 (-G6). includes: Dedication to Willi...

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