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[Fables] Aesop: Phaedrus, Gaius Julius: (Burmann, Pieter ed.:) Fabularum Aesopiarum Libri V. [...] Cum Notis Selectioribus. Venetiis [Venice]: apud Thomam Bettinelli, 1787. 8vo., pp. [ii], xxx, [ii], 151, [i], including engraved frontispiece and engraved vignette title-page. Latin text. Occasional light smudges but clean and bright overall. 20th-century mottled quarter calf, raised bands, older black morocco gilt spine label retained, teal paper-covered boards, endpapers seemingly not original but made from appropriate handmade paper. Centre of lower board a little yellowed but a very good, sound copy. The engraved frontispiece is signed by Pietro Scattaglia (c.1739-1810), an engraver (and later publisher) working in Venice.   Ref: 52296 
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Finley, M.I., ed.: Studies in Ancient Society. London & Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1974. First edition. 8vo., pp. x, 324. Blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, corners starting to wear, edges dusted, very good. Dust-jacket, spine lightly sunned, a bit grubby, shelf wear, very good. Ownership inscription of Averil Cameron to ffep. Past and Present Series.   Ref: 52131 
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Finley, M.I.: The Ancient Economy. London: Chatto & Windus, 1973. First edition. 8vo., pp. 222. Brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, edges dusted, very good. Dust-jacket, 1.8cm closed tear to bottom edge of front cover, 0.5cm and 0.3cm closed tears to fore-edge of front cover, shelf wear, still good.   Ref: 52129 
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Foley, Helene P.: Female Acts in Greek Tragedy. Princeton University Press, 2001. First edition, second impression. 8vo., pp. 410. Black cloth, gilt-lettered. Dust-jacket. Unused, slight shelf-dusting to edges, brown background of dust-jacket sun-faded at spine and towards top edge without affecting lettering, otherwise as new.   Ref: 53034 
£30
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Forsyth, Joseph: (Crook, Keith, ed.:) Remarks on Antiquities, Arts, and Letters During and Excursion in Italy in the Years 1802 and 1803. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2001. Reprint of second edition. 8vo., pp. lxviii, 319 + 11 plates. Errata slip loosely inserted. Hardback: black cloth. Dust-jacket, spine only slightly sunned. A very good copy. Reprint of the second edition of 1816, with corrected typographical errors, translations of quotations and other passages, two appendices, and an introduction by the editor.   Ref: 53204 
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Gale, Roger (ed.:) Registrum Honoris de Richmond exhibens terrarum & villarum quae quondam fuerunt Edwini comitis infra Richmundshire descriptionem: ex libro Domesday in thesauria domini regis: [...]. Londini [London: ] Impensis R. Gosling, 1722. Large paper copy. Folio, pp. [ii], xxxv, [i], 106, [xxvi], 286, [xxx] + folding engraved map and 15 other engraved plates (7 folding). Lacking the list of subscribers leaf. Title and many pages in red and black. Spotted and lightly browned. Early 19th century marbled boards, scuffed, with spine renewed in half reversed calf by John Henderson c.1980. The Bowyer ledgers show 50 large paper copies were printed, of this last significant publication by Roger Gale (1672-1744), the eldest son of the antiquary Thomas Gale. The text is "a twelfth-century register of the honour of Richmond from the Cotton Library, accompanied by a long appendix of important early charters. It was published in 1722 under the auspices of the Society of Antiquaries, of which he was the first vice-president" (ODNB). ESTC T150024.   Ref: 53037 
£350
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Gardiner, Alan: Egyptian Grammar. Being an Introduction to the Study of Hieroglyphs. Oxford: Griffith Institute, Ashmolean Museum, 1982. Third edition, revised. 4to., pp. xxxvi, 646. Hardback: navy cloth, spine lightly sunned, shelf wear, but still a very good copy. No dust-jacket (as issued). Gift inscription "To Mary with love Christmas 1983" in pen to ffep. First published in 1927, the third edition, of which this is the ninth reprint, followed in 1957.   Ref: 53206 
£40
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Garrett, Christina Hallowell: The Marian Exiles: A Study in the Origins of Elizabethan Puritanism. Cambridge: at the University Press 1966. 8vo, pp. ix, [i], 388. Clean within. Black cloth, gilt to spine. Very slight crease to headcap, top edge a bit dusty. Pale blue dust-jacket, spine toned with a few light scrapes, edges a little rubbed. Very good. 1966 reprint of the 1938 edition, in the Cambridge University Press Library Editions series of reissues.   Ref: 51972 
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Gasquet, Francis Aidan: The Last Abbot of Glastonbury and his Companions. An Historical Sketch. London: Simpkin Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., 1895. 8vo., pp. [viii], 195, [i] + numerous plates including colour frontispiece. Very occasional faint spots of foxing, small patch of toning to half-title but generally clean within. Dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine and centrepiece to upper board. Slightly cocked, endcaps a little tattered, very slight wear to corners, edges uncut with some therefore becoming brittle but still very good.   Ref: 52228 
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Gee, Emma: Aratus and the Astronomical Tradition. Oxford University Press, 2013. First edition. 8vo., pp. xi, 299. Black cloth, silver-lettered to spine. Dust-jacket. Other than slight bumping to corners, a fine, unread copy.   Ref: 53068 
£25
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