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Callimachus: [Bentley, Thomas, ed.:] Hymni et epigrammata: quibus accesserunt Theognidis carmina: nec non epigrammata centum septuaginta sex ex anthologia Gr?ca, Quorum magna pars non ante separatim excusa est. His adjuncta est Galeni suasoria ad artes. Notas addidit, atque omnia emendate imprimenda curavit Londini [London]: Londini : impensis Gul. Thurlbourne Bibliopolae Cantab. Veneunt apud J. Nourse, P. 1741. 8vo., pp. xviii, 243, [i], 52, [i]. Parallel Greek and Latin texts. Some woodcut ornaments. Very clean internally. Contemporary brown calf, gilt spine with title label, edges sprinkled red. Boards a little scuffed, very good indeed. Thomas Bentley (1693-1742) was a nephew of the much more celebrated Richard Bentley (1662-1742), and this edition is sometimes erroneously attributed to the latter. It seems that the editors of Museum Criticum, referred to by Dibdin, were particularly alive to this ambiguity and gave the following scathing assessment: 'An edition of the Hymns and a few epigrams, with notes for the use of schools, was printed in 1741 and reprinted in 1751 by Thomas Bentley, the nephew of the Doctor, in the same volume with parts of Theognis, and the A?yos IpoTpeus of Galen. Of this publication Mr. Blomfield, as far as we have observed, takes not the slightest notice: which is surprising, if he were aware of the character given to it by the prince of Bibliographers, Dr. Harwood, who declares it to be 'not inferior to any edition of Callimachus'. Were it not for the fear of differing from so great authority, we should certainly pronounce the notes to be flimsy, drivelling, and useless. Our motive for naming the book at all, is this: No name appearing in the title-page, (though it is quoted as Thomas Bentley's by Ernesti and others), the booksellers, well knowing the advantage of a name in marking a price, entitle this work in their Catalogues Callimachus Bentlei, and purchasers are deluded by the idea of its being the production of the illustrious Master of Trinity College, whose name every body has heard associated with that of Callimachus.' Museum Criticum or Cambridge Classical Researches Vol. II, 1826 (p.150). ESTC T83008; Dibdin I 4th ed. 369.   Ref: 54215  show full image..
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Callow, John: King In Exile. James 11: Warrior, King and Saint, 1689-1701. Gloucestershire: Sutton Publishing, 2004. First edition. 8vo., pp. vi, 454+ plates. Maps and illustrations. Hardback: black cloth, gilt-lettered to spine, very good. Dust-jacket, spine sunned to a uniform lighter blue without affecting lettering, slight creasing on top edge, otherwise very good.   Ref: 54259 
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Carlyon, Les: Gallipoli: Sydney, Australia: Pan Macmillan: 2002. 8vo., pp. vii, 600 + plates. Maps and illustrations. Paperback. Light signs of use, very good. Neat ink gift inscription to a previous owner on half-title.   Ref: 54242 
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Carr, John: The Komnene Dynasty: Byzantium's Struggle for Survival 1057-1185. Barnsley: Pen & Sword, 2018. First edition. 8vo., pp. ix, 230 + plates. Hardback: green cloth, silver-lettered to spine. Dust-jacket. Unused, a hint only of shelf-dust: a fine copy.   Ref: 54448 
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[Castiglione, Baldassarre] Lokaj, Rodney, (trans.): Two Renaissance Friends: Baldassarre Castiglione, Domizio Falcone, and Their Neo-Latin Poetry. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2015. 8vo., pp. 372. Hardback: laminated boards. New: unopened in publisher's shrink-wrap. Volume 466 in the ACMRS Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies series.   Ref: 53707 
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Castleden, Rodney: The Attack on Troy. London: Pen & Sword, 2006. First edition. 8vo., pp. x, 165 + plates. Illustrations to text. Hardback: black cloth, gilt-lettered to spine. Dust-jacket. A hint only of shelf-dust, fine.   Ref: 54060 
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Catling, R.W.V & Marchand, F., eds.; Sasanow, M., asst.: Onomatologos. Studies in Greek Personal Names, Presented to Elaine Matthews. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2010. First edition. 4to., pp. xxxiv, 681. Laminated boards, corners bumped, one slightly fraying, edges lightly dusted with small smudge to bottom, some shelf wear, very good.   Ref: 51925 
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(Catullus) Sisson, C.H. trans.: Catullus. London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1966. 8vo., pp. 93, [i]. Faux-vellum boards, gilt titles to spine and upper. Spine and board edges lightly toned, still very good. Dust-jacket toned, edges tattered with approx. 4cm tear to top edge, good only. First edition of this translation.   Ref: 51562 
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Catullus, Caius Valerius: (Vossius, Isaac, ed.:) Observationes. [Leiden]: Prostant apud Isaacum Littleburii Bibliopolam Londinensem, 1684. 4to., pp.[iv], 327[i.e. 343], [xxxi]. Title-page in red and black, woodcut initials. Leaf 2V4 is cancelled, p.343 is mispaginated as p.327. With errata leaf. Occasional toning, a few light stains. Sympathetically rebound in dark brown calf, red morocco label to spine, blind tooled fillets to spine and borders, edges sprinkled red. Very good. Small inscription to preliminary blank, neat but (to us) indecipherable, and one marginal note to text. A reissue of the Leiden edition of the same year, sold in England with a new title-page giving the London bookseller's name. Vossius' commentary is described by Dibdin as 'elegant and erudite, though not free from occasional indelicacies of thought and illustration.' He observes that some copies have a title-page reading 'Lug. Bat 1684, 1691' and that whilst the later edition has extra indices, the London one is rarer. ESTC R34796; Dibdin I (4th ed.) 379.   Ref: 53779  show full image..
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Catullus, Gaius Valerius; Tibullus, Albius; Propertius, Sextus: Opera. Birminghamiae [Birmingham]: Johannis Baskerville, 1772. 12mo., pp. [ii], 276. Internally very clean. Later dark green morocco, gilt spine, borders and dentelles, a.e.g., marbled endpapers. Spine faded, very good indeed. Small, blue-bordered label with MS letter V to front pastedown. The title-page is the variant in which the 'T' of 'CATULLUS' is slightly oversized. Page 209 is misnumbered 109 as usual. Leaf A2 is a cancel. According to Gaskell, 800 copies remained in Baskerville's stock in 1775. Dibdin describes this edition, based on Coustelier's 1743 production, as 'very beautiful', though 'not esteemed for accuracy'. ESTC T4788; Gaskell 45; Dibdin I (4th ed) 377.   Ref: 54178  show full image..
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