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Justinian I, Emperor of the East: Institutionum sive Elementorum, libri quatuor, Notis perpetuis multo, quam hucusque, diligentius illustrati, cura & studio Arnoldi Vinnii J.C. Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Ex officina Elzeviriana, 1669. 12mo. [12], 643pp., [1], wanting two final blanks. Engraved title, decorated initials and ornaments. Title dusty, occasional spotting, small ink splash to fore-edge of one gathering. Contemporary vellum over boards, yapp edges, title inked to spine (modern). Covers rubbed. Ex-libris of J. Kirk inked to front pastedown and his stamp to lower margin of title; Latin motto and autograph T.(?) Young to flyleaf, [*]12 and A1. 'Fourth Elzevir edition' (Willems 1310). Willems 1310.   Ref: 53178 
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Kitzinger, Ernst: (Kleinbauer, W. Eugene, ed.:) The Art of Byzantium and the Medieval West: Selected Studies. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1976. First edition. 4to. (285 x 213mm), pp. xxii, 419. Hardback: blue cloth, edges lightly dusted, very good. Dust-jacket, 0.8cm closed tear to cover by endcap, shelf wear, still very good.   Ref: 53221 
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Pormann, Peter E.: The Oriental Tradition of Paul of Aegina's Pragmateia. Leiden: Brill, 2004. First edition. 8vo., pp. xix, 337. Laminated boards. A hint of shelf-wear to edges, otherwise still fine. Volume 29 in the Brill series: Studies in Ancient Medicine.   Ref: 53090 
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Schilbach, Erich: Byzantinische Metrologische Quellen. [University of Thessalonica], 1982. First edition. 8vo., pp. xxvi, 204. Greek and German text. Cloth, gilt-lettered and decorated, spine slightly cocked and lightly faded, corners a bit bumped, edges lightly dusted, still very good. [Byzantine Texts and Studies 19]   Ref: 49245 
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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 attributed to Vibius Sequester (active in the 4th or 5th centuries CE) is a compilation of geographical names from the works of the Latin poets, including some no longer extant. It 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). This edition is by the polymathic Jeremias-Jakob Oberlin, a gifted classicist and brother of the namesake of Ohio's Oberlin College, and is considered by Graesse to be '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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