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Justinus, Marcus Junianus: (Gronovius, A., ed.:) Historiae Philippicae cum integris commentariis [...] et excerptis H. Loriti Glareani atque Editoris Oxoniensis. Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden], apud Samuelum et Joannem Luchtmans 1760. 8vo., pp. [xliv] 1034 [lxxi] + frontispiece. Title-page in red and black. Light age-yellowing, light spotting, a good copy bound in contemporary vellum boards, gilt arms of Arnhem stamped on covers, red morocco gilt label; binding darkened, peeling to spine label, ties removed, loss to label. Second Abraham Gronovius edition, following that of 1719. "The edition of 1760 is considered as a standard work, in which the text of the author, with select and valuable notes, is given with great purity and accuracy" (Dibdin). Dibdin (4th edn.) II 140. Schweiger II 493.   Ref: 22470  show full image..
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[Juvenal] Juvenali, Decimus Junius: (Hennin, Heinrich Christian de, ed.:) Satyrae: scholiis veterum, & fere omnium eruditorum, qui ex professo in eas scripserunt, commentariis tam antea vulgatis; quam novis; partim integris, ut Is. Grangaei, Jo. Britannici, Nic. Rigaltii, Pet. Pithoei & aliorum: partim selectis, ut G. Vallae, Eilh. Ultrajecti [Utrecht]: Typis & sumtibus Rudolphi a Zyll, 1685. 4to., pp. [xxxii], 980, [lxviii], including additional engraved title-page. Woodcut intials, head- and tail-pieces. Occasional annotations in an old hand, e.g. pp.25, 97, 217. Gathering 4C misbound. Some scattered light foxing, a few very faint dampstains, lacuna to fore-edge margin of leaf 4Q3 with the detached piece loosely inserted, fore-edges of engraved title-page and preceeding blank reinforced with clear matte tape. Contemporary vellum, title inked to spine, blind-tooled boards, edges sprinkled red. Vertical groove to spine with vellum repaired near tail, part of textblock protruding opposite spine groove, endpapers replaced, a good working copy. Illegible round library inkstamp to title-page. 'The character of Henninius, as an editor of Juvenal, stands high in the literary world, and this valuable edition will never be in want of purchasers.' (Dibdin) Dibdin II (4th edn.) 154; Schweiger II, 504.   Ref: 51120 
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[Juvenal] Juvenalis, Decimus Junius: Persius Flaccus, Aulus: Iu. Iuuenalis unà cum Au. Persio nuper recogniti. Venice: Melchiorre Sessa & Pietro di Ravani, 1523. Small 8vo. (150 x 100mm), ff.80. Italic type, initial spaces with guide letters only. Light dampstaining to gutter margins, most apparent at front and rear where it spreads at head and tail, but diminishing towards centre; faint mark from a paperclip to the head margin of the first 2 leaves, necessitating a small, neat repair to the first; occasional light spots and smudges. 20th-century vellum, red morocco gilt title label to spine, endpapers renewed. A little very light shelf wear to edges, endpapers slightly foxed, a very good copy in a sympathetic modern binding. Colophon reads: 'Impressum Venetiis : Per Melchiorem Sessam & Petrum de Rauanis socios anno Domini M.D.xxiii. die 7 Februarii'. Printer's famous woodcut device of a cat with a mouse in its mouth, with initials M. S., to verso of final leaf (K8). Melchiorre Sessa (the elder) and Pietro di Ravandi were active together from 1516 to 1525. After their partnership ended both Sessa and Ravani continued to work separately. EDIT 16 49678; Graesse III, 519   Ref: 52196 
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Kelling, Lucile & Suskin, Albert: Index Verborum Iuvenalis. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1951. First edition. 8vo., pp. viii, 139. Cloth, gilt-lettered, spine slightly cocked, edges dusted, very good.   Ref: 49659 
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Kirchmann, Johannes: (Long, Georgius; Gorlaeus, Abrahamus; Kornmann, Henricus:) De Annulis liber singularis. Accedunt Georgii Longi, Abrahami Gorlaei, et Henr. Kornmanni De iisdem Tractatus absolutissimi. Lugd. Batav. [Leiden], Apud Hackios, 1672. 4 works in one. 12mo., pp. [xxiv], 249, [xxvii]; 140, [xxii]; 22; 65, [iii]. Additional engraved title-page, three divisional titles bearing the same date and printer's device as title-page, one engraved illustration within the text, some woodcut initials, Latin text with some Greek excerpts. A few faint marginal stains, otherwise internally bright. Contemporary vellum, faded ink title to spine, edges lightly sprinkled brown. A little yellowed, some smudgy marks, small spot of wax (?) to upper board, pastedowns lifted and quite tattered at gutters, very good. Tiny ms note in an old hand to front paste-down. A collection of essays on the subject of rings, first published in Schleswig in 1657. Cited as a reference in the Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th Edition).   Ref: 49892 
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Kuefler, Mathew: The Manly Eunuch. Masculinity, Gender Ambiguity, and Christian Ideology in Late Antiquity. Chicogo & London: University of Chicago Press, 2001. 8vo., pp. x, 437, [i]. Red cloth, gilt title to spine, near fine. Faint shelf wear to dust-jacket, near fine.   Ref: 52152 
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Kyriakidis, Stratis: Catalogues of Proper Names in Latin Epic Poetry. Lucretius-Virgil-Ovid. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007. First edition. 8vo., pp. xx, 218. Black cloth, silver-lettered, bump to bottom edge of upper board, otherwise near fine. Dust-jacket, shelf wear, very good. Gift inscription from author to title page. Pierides, Studies in Greek and Latin Literature.   Ref: 49588 
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Lamb, Harold: Constantinople: Birth of an Empire. London: Robert Hale, 1958. First edition. 8vo., pp.vii, [iii], 334, vi, [ii]. Burgundy cloth, gilt title to spine. Top edge dusty, very good indeed. Pencilled inscription of Pamela Wyndham (Lady Egremont) to ffep.   Ref: 51601 
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Lamb, Winifred: Greek and Roman Bronzes. London: Methuen &Co., 1929. First edition. 8vo., pp. xxiv, 261, xcvi plates. Cloth, gilt-lettered and decorated, spine slightly faded, top corner of lower slightly bumped, top edge gilted, page edges dusted, plat edges clean, bottom of page edges uncut, very good. Ownership inscription to f.f.e.p.   Ref: 48811 
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Latacz, Joachim: (Holoka, James P., trans.:) Homer. His Art and His World. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996. 8vo., pp. xii, 175. Light grey cloth, black-lettered, boards slightly warped, top corner of upper board lightly bumped, edges lightly dusted, very good. Dust-jacket, spine lightly sunned, a little shelf wear, very good.   Ref: 49435 
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