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Solerius Cemeliensis, Anselmus (pseud.) [Raynaud, Theophile]: De Pileo, Caeterisque Capitis Tegminibus Tam Sacris, Quàm Profanis. Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: sumptibus Andreae Frisii, 1671. 12mo, pp. [xii], 379, [xxxix] + 4 plates, including 3 folding. Engraved title-page and second title-page with vignette, both part of first gathering. Many engraved illustrations, several of which occupy a full page. Bound without final blank, occasional light spots and smudges but generally clean internally. Recently rebound in dark brown calf, raised bands and brown gilt title label to spine, blind-tooled frame with corner tools to each board, endpapers renewed. Spine a little faded, very good indeed. A curious work on hats and headgear, pseudonymously published by the French Jesuit theologian Theophile Raynaud (1583-1663). The engraved title-page is signed by Romeyn de Hooghe; one folded plate is signed by Cornelis Galle.   Ref: 51878 
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Soloviev, Alexandre: Byzance et la Formation de l'Etat Russe. Variorum Reprints, London, 1979. 8vo., pp. 334. Blue cloth gilt to spine and front board, library stamps to front free endpaper. Cocked, but otherwise very good.   Ref: 25723 
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Stylianou, Andreas & Stylianou, Judith A.: The Painted Churches of Cyprus. Treasures of Byzantine Art. London: Trigraph (for the A.G. Leventis Foundation), 1985. First edition. Large 8vo., pp. 517. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine and upper board, small faint mark to bottom corner of upper board, another small mark to upper board near top edge by spine, edges lightly dusted, otherwise almost fine. White dust-jacket, spine discoloured with some toning to covers, a bit grubby with some shelf wear, two price stickers to front flap, very good.   Ref: 52119 
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Theophylact, Saint, Archbishop of Ohrid: Commentarii in quatuor Evangelia. Opus nunc primum Graece et Latine editum. Lutetiae Parisiorum [Paris]: Apud Carollum Morellum, 1635. Folio, pp. [x], 848, [xii]. Title page in red and black, with large engraved printer's device. Small paper flaw in centre of one leaf (no loss of text), a little minor spotting elsewhere. Later vellum boards, spine lettered in ink at head (now faded) with modern shelfmark inked at foot, long sides overlapping, small patch of damage to overlap of lower board, vellum slightly dusty and rumpled. Small modern library card to front pastedown, and stamp on half-title of St. Augustine's Abbey, Ramsgate. The commentaries on the gospels by the 11th-century Theophylact, Archbishop of Ohrid and head of the Bulgarian Church. The Latin translation is that of Philippus Montanus, first published 1564, and the Greek had been first printed in 1542 by Blado, although the title page of this edition declares that the two are here first edited together. Theophylact's work was based on Chrysostom's, but is noted for its clarity and and accuracy; it has only recently been translated into English for the first time.   Ref: 40545 
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Troitskij, I.E.: [Arsenius and the Arsenites.] Arsenij i Arsenity. With an Introduction by John Meyendorff. London: Variorum Reprints, 1973. 8vo., pp. vii, 541. Red cloth gilt, a little light shelf wear, no dust-jacket, a very good copy. Arsenios Autoreianos, c.1200 – c.1273, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople.   Ref: 25699 
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Vibius Sequester: (Oberlin, Jer(emias) Jac(ob), ed.:) De fluminibus fontibus lacubus nemoribus paludibus montibus gentibus quorum apud poetas mentio fit. Lectionis varietatem et integras doctorum commentationes adjecit et suas [...] Argentorati [Strasbourg]: apud Amandum König, 1778. 8vo., pp. [iv], xx, 428, [xxxvi]. Title-page a bit toned, some faint marginal stains, occasional spots and smudges. Contemporary brown calf, neatly rebacked in a slightly lighter shade with burgundy morocco spine label, edges sprinkled blue, endpapers renewed. Edges worn, corners bumped but a good sound copy overall. Pencilled code to title-page. The work comprises seven lists of geographical names mentioned by poets, categorised as: flumina (rivers or waterways); fontes (sources); lacus (lakes); nemora (forests); paludes (marshes); montes (mountains); gentes (peoples). Graesse considers this edition, 'la meilleure édition, faite sur trois mss.' Schweiger II, 1135; Brunet V, 1172; Graesse VII, 296   Ref: 50156 
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Weitzmann, Kurt, et al: The Icon. London: Studio Editions, 1990. Folio, pp. [iv], 419, [i], including numerous colour illustrations, many full page. Burgundy cloth, gilt title to spine, top corners a little bumped, near fine. Dust-jacket a little shelf worn, very good. Inscription of Averil Cameron, Oxford 1993. 1990 reprint of English edition of 1987. First published in Italian in 1981. 'A large and comprehensive view of the icon through one thousand years.'   Ref: 52094 
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Williams, Michael Stuart: Authorised Lives in Early Christian Biography. Between Eusebius and Augustine. Cambridge University Press, 2008. First edition. 8vo., pp. xii, 262. Black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, fine. Dust-jacket, a little shelf wear, almost fine. Cambridge Classical Studies.   Ref: 52109 
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Ševcenko, Nancy Patterson and Moss, Christopher (eds.:) Medieval Cyprus. Studies in Art, Architecture, and History in Memory of Doula Mouriki. Department of Art and Archaeology Program in Hellenic Studies, Princeton University in association 1999. Folio (280 x 215mm), pp. xxviii, 306. Numerous illustrations in the text. Black cloth, red label and gilt title to spine. Dust-jacket a little shelf worn, almost fine.   Ref: 52099 
£75
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