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Paulus Diaconus; Lipsius, J: Pauli Warnefridi Langobardi Filii, Diaconi Foroiuliensis, De Gestis Langobardorum Libri VI. Ad MS, & Veterum Codicum Fidem Editi; De Recta Pronunciatione Latinae Linguae Dialogus. Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden], Ex Officina Plantiniana, Apud Franciscum Raphelengium, 1595; [c.1586]. 12mo., pp. [xii], 337, [i]; [ii], 96, [viii]. Woodcut device to title page of first work. Slightly toned with some occasional foxing, small scorch mark to text p.16 (no loss of sense), preliminary blanks and one leaf loosening. Some underlining to one page in second section. Later vellum, possibly retaining old boards, ink title to spine, Yapp edges, edges sprinkled red. Endcaps creased, a little darkened at fore-edge but otherwise bright, pastedowns lifting to reveal mauscript binder's waste. Some booksellers notes and a pasted catalogue entry to front paste-down. Two works bound together: the first is the major work of Paul the Deacon, his History of the Lombards, in an edition published by Plantin - the first edited by Fr. Linbenbrog; the second work is an anonymous edition of Lipsius's study on the correct pronunciation of Latin. Adams, p.499   Ref: 46592 
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Payne, F. Anne: King Alfred & Boethius. An Analysis of the Old English Version of the Consolation of Philosophy. The University of Wisconsin Press, 1968. First edition. 8vo., pp. viii, 151. Grey cloth, slight rubbing to edges of boards. Dusting to top-edge, very good. Dustwrapper, dusty with rubbing, creasing and small tears to extremities, good. Ownership inscription of V.M. Bonnell to front pastedown.   Ref: 45911 
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Petrie, Henry (ed.); Sharpe, John (assist.): Hardy, Thomas Duffus (ed.): Monumenta Historica Britannica, or materials for the history of Britain, from the earliest period. Volume I [all published]: extending to the Norman Conquest. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode 'by Command of Her Majesty', 1848. First edition of the the first and only volume published. Folio, pp. [xiii], 146, [ii], clxxiii, [xiii], 1035, [i] + 27 plates (17 coins, 10 mss facsimiles) and a fold-out map. Half-title and title pages in red and black. Plates rather foxed as usual, occasional slight staining, some toning from plates to adjacent pages, small closed tear to map. Sturdy 20th-century quarter morocco, orange buckram boards, gilt title to spine, edges uncut, replacement endpapers with cloth hinges. Spine a little scuffed, corners worn, a few marks here and there but sound. Bookplate of the Jesuit Community Library at 114 Mount St., London to front paste-down. "The historical selections and histories contained in this volume were collected and prepared for printing by the late Mr. Henry Petrie, assisted by the Rev. John Sharpe, and were printed by command of... King William the Fourth, under the direction of the Commisioners of the public records of the Kingdom. The volume was not finished by Mr. Petrie, and since his death it has been completed and the prefatory matter added by Mr. Thomas Duffus Hardy" (from title-page, verso). As a failed precursor to the Rolls Series, this volume has value in containing the 'official' Editiones Principes of chronicles of Aethelweard, Bede, Brut y Twysogion, Florence of Worcester, Gaimar, Gildas, Guy of Amiens, Henry of Huntingdon, Simeon of Durham, etc.   Ref: 47141 
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Prawer, Joshua.: History of the Jews in the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem. Oxford University Press (Sandpiper reprint). 1996. Reprint. 8vo., pp. ix, 310. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. Top edge very slightly dusty, near fine. A little light shelf-wear to dust-jacket, near fine. First published 1988, this special edition for Sandpiper Books published 1996.   Ref: 51860 
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Reilly, Bernard F.: The Medieval Spains Cambridge University Press, 1993. 8vo., pp.viii, [iv], 228. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. A little toned, a few slight dusty marks to boards but still very good overall. A Cambridge Medieval Textbook.   Ref: 51626 
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Richter, Gustav & Kohl, Horst: Annalen des Deutschen Reichs Im Zeitalter der Ottonen Und Salier. Halle: Waisenhauses, 1890. 2 vols. 8vo., pp. [vi] 426; xiii, 782. Buckram, orange morocco label to spine. Closed tear to spine of vol. 2. A little rubbing to extremities and labels, spines very slightly sunned. Dusting and foxing to edges. Very good. III: Annalen des Deutschen Geschichte Im Mittelalter.   Ref: 35111 
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Roberts-Jones, Philippe & Françoise: Pieter Bruegel. New York: Harry M. Abrams, 2002. Folio (340 x 250mm), pp.351, [i]. Black cloth, blind-stamped title to spine, almost fine. With 364 illustrations including 256 full-colour plates.   Ref: 51598 
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Rodley, Lyn: Cave Monasteries of Byzantine Cappadocia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985. First edition. 4to., pp. xviiii, 266. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, bumping to corners, edges dusted, very good. Dust-jacket, spine sunned, shelf wear, very good.   Ref: 51938 
£75
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Sabatier, Paul: Vie de S. François d'Assise. Paris: Librairie Fischbacher, n.d. (c.1900). Vingt-cinquième édition. 8vo., pp. [vi], cxxvi, 418, [ii]. Publisher's list to half title verso. Pages discoloured, particularly at edges. Half bound in vellum and paper with black morocco label to spine, gilt. Spine discoloured, head and tail caps creased with small red ink mark to tail cap, lower board and edges worn. Binding sound, very good. Several pieces of religious ephemera loosely inserted.   Ref: 41510 
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Secundus, Johannes: (Scriverius, P., ed.:) Opera. Accurate recognita ex museo. Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden]: Apud Franciscum Hegerum, 1631. 12mo., pp. [xxviii], 384, [ii], incl. engraved title and one other full-page engraving. Very occasional light spotting but clean overall. Contemporary vellum, title inked to spine, edges turned in. A little grubby, spine darkened and very slightly twisted but completely sound. A very good copy. Initials R.G. in an old hand to ffep. Armorial bookplate of James Walker of Sand Hutton, with the motto 'Honesta Quam Magna', to front paste-down. The Walker baronetcy was created for James Walker (1803–1883) in 1868. The Dutch neo-Latin poet Johannes Secundus is best known for his 'Basia', poems about kissing.   Ref: 51824 
£150
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