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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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Caviness, Madeline Harrison: Sumptuous Arts at the Royal Abbeys in Reims and Braine. Ornatus Elegantiae, Varietate Stupendes. Princeton University Press, 1990. First edition. 4to. (312 x 239mm), pp. xxvi, 401. Hardback: black cloth, light dusting to edges. Dust-jacket, light shelf wear. A very good copy.   Ref: 53219 
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Cedrenus, Georgius: (Scylitzes, John; Psellus, Michael; Migne, Jacques Paul:) [?] Compendium Historiarum. Cui subjiciuntur excerta ex breviario Joannis Scylitz? curopalat? [...] Tomus Prior; [...] Accedunt Michaelis Pselli opera qu? reperiri potuerunt omnia nunc primum in unum collecta, accurante et denuo recognoscente J.-P. Migne. Tomus posterior. Parisina [Paris]: Apud J.-P. Migne, 1864. 2 vols. Large 8vo., pp. [vii], cols. 11-1168; pp. [iv], cols. 9-1456. Parallel columns of Greek and Latin text. Foxed, some glue staining at gutters, edges dusty and many unopened, title-pages with traces of removed label, gathering 19 of vol. I very toned, still good. Modern bindings, plain tan calf spines with gilt titles, marbled boards, original paper covers bound in, endpapers made from printed waste, edges uncut, very good. Each volume with bookplate pasted to printed front endpaper, 'Bibliotheca Montis Calvariae Wadhurstii'. Two volumes (CXXI & CXXII) in the series Patrologi? Cursus Completus (Traditio Catholica. S?culum XI, annus 1058).   Ref: 54391  show full image..
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Chin, Catherine M.: Grammar and Christianity in the Late Roman World. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. First edition. 8vo., pp. 272. Hardback: black cloth, gilt-lettered to spine. Dust-jacket. Unread, a hint only of shelf-wear: almost as new. In the Series: Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion.   Ref: 53628 
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Chrystal, Paul: Women at War in the Classical World. Barnsley: Pen & Sword, 2017. First edition. 8vo., pp. xxi, 249 + plates. Hardback: black cloth, red gilt-lettered to spine. Dust-jacket. Unused: as new.   Ref: 54384 
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Church, Stephen: King John and the Road to Magna Carta. New York: Basic Books, 2015. First American edition. 8vo., pp. xxii, 300. Maps, genealogy and illustration. Hardback: buff cloth-backed boards, gilt-lettered to spine. Dust-jacket. Unused, a hint only of shelf-dust: a fine copy.   Ref: 54471 
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Cicero, Marcus Tullius: (Mai, Angelo, ed.:) De Re Publica. Impressum Romae. Denvo Impressum Londini: impensis J. Mawman, 1823. 8vo., pp. LVI, 349, [i] + engraved frontispiece and 1 folding plate. Toned, heavy foxing to first few leaves, fore-edge of folding plate tattered. Presentation copy, contemporary brown calf heavily tooled in gilt and blind with gilt dedication to centre of upper board, marbled edges and endpapers. Recently and very sympathetically refurbished. To centre of upper board: 'St Paul's School / 1826 / Frederick Grueber Lugard / Quoesitum Meritis.' Pencilled inscription 'Lugard' to preliminary blank. Dibdin writes of the edition published in Rome the year before: 'A newly discovered work; which the Discoverer and Editor has published on paper of four sizes [?] The great strength, or most interesting portion, of this volume consists in the 2nd book: of which however much is yet wanting. The Somnium Scipionis forms the 6th book, of which fragments were known before.' (Dibdin I 4th ed, 463-4). This London edition contains two of the plates Dibdin lists for the Rome edition (the group of figures and the facsimile palimpsest), but was issued without the bust of Pius VII found in the latter. Colophon reads 'T. White and Co. Printers, 14 Bear Alley, London.' Rev. Frederick Grueber Lugard (1808-1900), British Army chaplain at Madras, was the father of Frederick John Dealtry Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard (1853-1945), British soldier, mercenary and colonial administrator who served as Governor of Hong Kong and of Nigeria.   Ref: 54127  show full image..
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Clarendon, Edward (Hyde), Earl of: The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England. Oxford: at the University Press, 1839. 7 vols. 12mo., pp.[ii], xxxvi, 468; [iv], 543, [I]; [iv], 540; [iv], 562; [iv], 534; [iv], 561, [I]; [iv], 548. Half-title to all vols. Some ms pencil notes to rear of all vols. except II. Very slightly toned, occasional very light foxing. Polished tan calf, marbled endpapers, all vols neatly rebacked with new black title and vol. number labels. Occasional scratches to boards but very good indeed. Bookplate of the novelist and biographer Thomas Henry Lister (1800-1842), author of The Life of Clarendon (1838) to front paste-down of each volume.   Ref: 54390  show full image..
£280
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Classen, Albrecht (ed.): Discourses on Love, Marriage, and Transgression in Medieval and Early Modern Literature. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies, 2004. First edition. 8vo., pp. 374. Hardback: green cloth, gilt-lettered. Dust-jacket. Unread: edges slightly dusted, otherwise as new. With a Commentary by the translator.   Ref: 53394 
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Classen, Albrecht: Reading Medieval European Women Writers: Strong Literary Witnesses from the Past. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2016. First edition. 8vo., pp. 236. Hardback: laminated decorative boards. Unused, a hint of shelf-wear only otherwise as new.   Ref: 53849 
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