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Abulafia, David: Frederick II, a Medieval Emperor. London: Allen Lane, The Penguin Press, 1988. First edition. 8vo., pp.[xiv], 466. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. A few faint marks to cloth, top edge dusty, very good. Dust-jacket a little worn at edges, spine slightly faded.   Ref: 51603 
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[Aelian] Aelianus, Claudius: (Le Fčvre, Tanneguy, ed.:) Varia Historia. Salmurii [Saumur]: Apud Ioannem Le’Nerium, 1668. 16mo., pp. [viii] 341 [iii] 99, 200-428 (text continuous). Text in facing pages of Greek and Latin. Just a little spotting. Contemporary vellum boards, spine lettered in ink, long sides overlapping, spine a little darkened and scuffed in one place. Booklabel of M. Borluut to upper pastedown, purchase note dated 1862 and ownership inscription of Prudentia van Duyse (1858) to f.f.e.p. Edited by the French scholar Tanaquil Faber, or Tanneguy Le Fèvre (1615-1672), based on the second Scheffer edition of 1662 (a poor choice, as it apparently had ‘more errors and imperfections than in any edition of Aelian whatever’ - c.f. Dibdin). Dibdin (4th edn.) I 230. Schweiger I 3.   Ref: 27777  show full image..
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Aeschylus: (Schroeder, O., ed.:) Cantica. Leipzig: B.G. Teubner, 1916. 12mo., pp. viii, 103. Cloth-backed boards, black-lettered and decorated, top corner of upper board frayed, board a bit grubby, edges slightly dusted, very good. No dust-jacket, as issued. ‘Bibliotheca Scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana’.   Ref: 48566 
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Aeschylus: (Schroeder, O., ed.:) Cantica. Leipzig: B.G. Teubner, 1916. 12mo., pp. viii, 103. Cloth-backed boards, black-lettered and decorated, bottom corners a bit bumped, edges dusted, end-papers slightly foxed and browned, very good. No dust-jacket, as issued. ‘Bibliotheca Scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana’.   Ref: 48588 
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[Aeschylus] Dindorf, William (ed.): Lexicon Aeschyleum. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: B.G. Teubner, 1876. Large 8vo. (250 x 175mm), pp. vi, [ii], 432. Later blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Slightly rubbed, a bit dusty but a very good, sound copy. ‘Dept of Classics RHBNC (Univ. Lond.)’ in ink to front paste-down.   Ref: 51229 
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Aesop; Avienus; Homer: (Heinsius, Daniel, trans.:) Fabulae [...] Graece & Latine, nunc denuo selectae: eae item quas Avienus carmine expressit. Accedit ranarum & murium pugna, Homero olim scripta. Cum elegantissimis in utroque libello Figuris, & utriusque Interpretatione plurimis in locis emendata. Ex decreto DD. Hollandiae ordinum in usum scholarum. 1726. Small 8vo., pp. 134, [ii]. 47 woodcuts (after C. van Sichem) to text. Text in Greek and Latin. Occasional smudges but generally very nice and clean within. Lower fore-edge corner of leaf G4 lost (possibly due to a paper flaw or fold) with resulting loss of a few words of text. Contemporary limp vellum, edges sprinkled red. A little darkened, some smudgy marks, faint cup ring to upper wrapper, a very good copy. Later edition of an illustrated schoolbook of the fables of ’Aesop’ and Avienus (fl. 4th century AD), with Homer’s ‘Batrachomyomachia’, or battle between the mice and the frogs; the text of Aesop and Homer are printed double-column in Greek and Latin. Schweiger I 13.   Ref: 50401 
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Albini, Umberto & Gigante, Marcello, (series eds.:) Studi Italiani di Filologia Classica. LXXXV Annata, Terza Serie, Volume X Foscicoli I-II. Giornate Pisane, Atti del IX Congresso della F.I.E.C., 24-30 Agosto 1989. Firenze: Felice Le Monnier, 1992. 2 vols. 8co., pp. IX, [iii], 714, [ii]; [vii], 718. Pink card covers. Spines faded, a little light shelf wear but very good overall.   Ref: 51624 
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Alden, Jane: Songs, Scribes, and Society. The History and Reception of the Loire Valley Chansonniers. Oxford University Press, 2010. Second edition. 8vo., pp. xxiv, 283. Boards, copper-lettered, edges very slightly dusted, almost fine. Dust-jacket, slight shelf-wear, almost fine.   Ref: 49016 
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Allen, Thomas: The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Parts Adjacent. London: Cowie & Stange, 1827. First edition. 4 vols. 8vo., pp. [x], 468, [xviii] (final leaf blank) + 6 plates; [viii], 589, [i] + 4 plates; [x], 788 + 17 plates; [x], 574 + 11 plates. Numerous further wood engravings to text. Title-pages a bit toned, sporadic foxing mostly affecting the plates and their adjacent pages. Contemporary marbled paper-covered boards recently neatly rebacked, spines gilt with red labels, endpapers renewed. Rubbed, board edges worn, corners frayed, but still a very good, sound set. This copy bound without the often-lacking second plate of St Paul’s Cathedral that should be found opposite p.275, vol.III. Instead, two extra plates not called for (showing St Martins Outwich and St Giles Parish) are bound into vol.I opposite p.25 and p.73 respectively.   Ref: 50827 
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(Allestree, Richard:) The Art of Contentment. By the Author of the Whole Duty of Man &c. Oxford: at the Theatre, 1677. 4th impression. 8vo., pp.[viii], 214, [ii] + engraved frontispiece. Engraved printer’s device to title-page, some engraved headpieces, ‘The Contents’ to final leaf. Occasional spots of light foxing, two small areas to loss to the fore-edge margins of leaves U4 and Cc4, neither affecting text. Recent quarter tan calf, raised bands, red morocco and gilt spine label, marbled paper-covered boards, endpapers renewed. Very good. Attributed to Richard Allestree. Sometimes also attributed to Dorothy Pakington, Richard Sterne, John Fell, or Humphrey Henchman and others. ESTC R9035   Ref: 51137 
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