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Heinsius, Daniel: Poematum. Editio Nova. Accedunt præter alia Libri, de contemptu mortis antehac una non editi. Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden]: Elzeviriorum and J. Maire, 1621. 2 vols in one. 8vo., pp. [viii], 474, [ii]; [viii], 167, [xix]. Woodcut printer's device to title page and some woodcut initials to text, small portrait of Homer to p. 264. De Contemptu Mortis has its own title page in red and black with the same device, and its colophon names Isaac Elzevir as the printer. Small piece cut from top corner of f.f.e.p., a little staining to title page, three leaves with small chips from blank lower margins, one of them just touching text and sometime repaired with a few letters supplied in manuscript. Contemporary vellum, long sides overlapping, title inked to spine, edges sprinkled red. Library code inked to spine, some faint brown stains to upper board, rear endpaper tearing a little where turn-in is lifting. Ownership inscription of O. Preuss, Detmold, 1844 to front pastedown. The second part, printed by Isaac Elzevier, enjoying "une tres grande vogue", was reproduced textually from the first, and separate, quarto edition of the same year. Willems 187.   Ref: 43834 
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Heraclides Ponticus: [Nicolaus of Damascus:] (Craigius, Nicholas, ed.:) Heraclidae Pontici De politiis libellus. [[...] De moribus gentium [...]] [Bound after:] De Republica Lacedaemoniorum Libri IV [...] Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden], Ex officina Joannis a Gelder [colophon: Excudebat Abrahamus Verhoef] 1670. 8vo, pp. [xvi], 573, [iii], with final blank. Title-page with woodcut printer's tortoise vignette, two section-titles with the same vignette. Greek and Latin letter. Light waterstaining, bound in contemporary vellum boards, long sides overlapping, gilt stamps of Society of Writers to the Signet, binding soiled, bottom cover slightly warped. Reprint of the 1593 'editio princeps' of the 4th century BCE Greek-speaking philosopher Heraclides Ponticus's fragmentary work on justice, edited by Nicholas Cragius (1546-1602). It is preceded by Cragius' monograph on the Spartan state, and followed by his edition of the first-cent. Greek-speaking Nicolaus of Damascus' work on 'strange people's customs', which was dedicated to Herod the Great and preserved through excerption by the fifth century anthologist Stobaeus. Schweiger I 133, I 213.   Ref: 21339 
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Herodotus: (Dietsch, H. R.; Kallenberg, H., eds.:) Historiarum Libri IX. Vol. I; Vol. II. Leipzig: B. G. Teubner, 1906; 1909. 12mo., pp. xvi, 413; xlviii, 421. Cloth, gilt-lettered, spines slightly browned, some shelf wear, corners bumped, edges dusted, very good. Ownership inscriptions of Spencer Ervin in pencil to f.f.e.p.s.   Ref: 48858 
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Herodotus: (Hude, C., ed.:) Historiae. Vol. I, Books I-IV; Vol. II, Books V-IX. Oxford: Clarendon Press, n.d. (c. 1910.) 8vo., pp. xii, 205; 154. Cloth, gilt-lettered, title sticker to spines, spines cocked and slightly browned, 1cm tear to headcap of vol. 1, some surface loss to lower board joint by headcap of vol. 1, edges, endcaps and corners worn and bumped, edges dusted and browned, both vols. interleaved with blanks, good reading copies. 'Foyles' and 'Hubert Giles' stickers to front paste-downs, ownership inscriptions of 'T Smith Jordon, E Cole. Trin. Oxon., July 1910' in pencil and of 'J. L. Caskey, Cininnati 1934' in pen to f.f.e.p. of vol. 1, annotations in pencil to interleaved blanks to both vols.   Ref: 48861 
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Herodotus: (Kallenberg, H., ed.:) Historiae. Volumes I and II. Leipzig: B. G. Teubner, 1926; 1933. 12mos., pp. xiv, 413; xviii, 421. Cloth, black-lettered, spines browned, bottom corners of vol. 1 bumped, edges dusted, endpapers of vol. 2 slightly foxed, still very good. Ex Libris bookplate of Willem Liesker to front paste-down of vol. 1. 'Bibliotheca Scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana'.   Ref: 48534 
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Herodotus: (Long, G. ed.,:) [Greek letters] Historion. London: Dulau and Co., 1851. 2 vols., 8vo., pp.xli, [i], 342; xvi, 318 (interleaved throughout with plain notepaper, largely unused). Very few small, neat annotations. Occasional light spots of foxing. Later half polished sheep, ornate gilt spines with brown morocco title labels (volume II lacking, but with the blinded-in lettering still visible), grey cloth boards, edges sprinkled red, pink endpapers. Spines very rubbed with a little peeling near the joints, some light smudgy marks and scuffs to boards. A somewhat worn set, but still sound and attractive. Small bookplate of G. Norsworthy, Joyce Grove, Nettlebed, Oxon. and inscription of Geoffrey Alan Paul to ffep. G. Norsworthy's inkstamp also to preliminary blank. A reprint of Schweighaeuser's text, prefixed with a collation of Schweighaeuser and Gainsford's editions and some remarks of the editor upon them.   Ref: 51833 
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Herodotus: (Woods, Henry George, notes & intro.:) Book I (with) Book II. London: Rivingtons, 1873 (but new binding). 2 vols. in 1. 8vo., pp. lxxi (inc. series title), [i], 190, [ii] & publ. adv.s.; 179, [i] & publ. adv.s. Cloth, gilt-lettered, a few small marks to boards, corners lightly bumped, edges dusted and uneven, still very good. Ownership inscription to second series title, some annotations throughout not covering text, small oage of notes and a business card loosely inserted. In the series 'Catena Classicorum'.   Ref: 48777 
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[Herodotus] Schweighaeuser, John: Lexicon Herodoteum. Londini [London]: [...] Sumtu Ricardi Priestley. 1830. Second edition. 8to., pp. 404, lviii, including portrait frontispiece. Occasional foxing and smudgy marks, title-page toned, p.vii laid down. Contemporary half tan calf; spine gilt with morocco title label; marbled boards, edges and endpapers. Very good. Ownership inscriptions of C.D.N. Costa/ 23.x.'61 to ffep verso and of J.J. Wilkes to preliminary blank.   Ref: 51116 
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Hesiod: (Heinsius, D., ed.:) Quae Extant. Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden]: ex officina Joannis Patij, 1613. 8vo., pp. [xl], 312, [iv]. Title page in red and black with woodcut device, Greek and Latin text on facing pages, final leaf blank. Some old annotations, eg. pp.10-11. Contemporary vellum, faint ink title to spine, edges sprinkled red. A little greyed, some marks and creasing, small wormhole to lower joint, pastedowns lifted, endpapers a little creased and foxed. Illegible ownership inscriptions to preliminary blanks and title page. The second Heinsius edition of Hesiod, slightly abridged from the 1603 first - the most notable change being the omission of the scholia to make a more compact volume. Hoffman II, 249.   Ref: 46574 
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Higginbotham, James: Piscinae: Artificial Fishponds in Roman Italy. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. First edition. 8vo., pp. xix, [iii], 284. Site plans, maps and photographs to text. Cream cloth, blue-lettered to spine. "Pisciculture held a lasting fascination for the people of ancient Rome."   Ref: 51494 
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