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CURTIUS RUFUS.
CURTIUS RUFUS.
CURTIUS RUFUS.
CURTIUS RUFUS.

CURTIUS RUFUS. Q. Curtii Rufi Historia Alexandri Magni. Cum notis selectiss. Variorum, Raderi, Freinshemii, Loccenii, Blancardi, &c. Editio accuratissima. Accurante C.S.M.D. Amsterdam (Amstelodami), Ex officina Elzeviriana, 1664. 8vo. (IV),93,46,(1 blank);751,(1) p. folding map, and folding plate. Mottled 18th century calf 19.5 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 094956561; Schweiger 2,320; Willems 1325; Berghman 2054; Rahir 1369; Moss 548; Dibdin 375; Graesse 2,311; Ebert 5549) (Details: Beautiful binding. Back with 5 raised bands and panelled gilt with repeating floral motifs; in the center of the compartments gilt birds visit a bunch of flowers. Brown morocco letterpiece in the second compartment. All 3 edges of both boards gilt. Edges of the bookblock dyed red. Endpapers marbled. Engraved title, which depicts a world conquering Alexander on horseback, trampling his enemy Darius. He is accompanied by a flying Fama, who blows her horn. The plate depicts the 'fons ...

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CURTIUS RUFUS. Q. Curtii Rufi Historia Alexandri Magni. Cum notis selectiss. Variorum, Raderi, Freinshemii, Loccenii, Blancardi, &c. Editio accuratissima, accurante C.S.M.D. (And:) J. Freinshemii Supplementorum in Q. Curtium liber I (& II). Amsterdam, Ex Officina Elzeviriana, 1673. 8vo. 2 parts in 1: 751,(1); 93,(48),(1 blank) p., engraved title, 1 plate, 1 map. Overlapping vellum 19 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 095875646; Willems 1482; Berghman 2055; Rahir 1590; Schweiger 2,321; Moss 548; Dibdin 375: 'the edition of 1673 is the most correct and beautiful'; Graesse 2,311) (Details: 6 thongs laced through the joints. Engraved title, depicting a world conquering Alexander on horseback, trampling his enemy Darius; he is accompanied by a flying Fama, who blows her horn. A plate depicts the 'fons solis', a fountain in the Egyptian oasis of the temple of Ammon, cool at midday and warm at the rising and setting of the sun. Alexander ...

€ 325,00
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CURTIUS RUFUS.
CURTIUS RUFUS.
CURTIUS RUFUS.

CURTIUS RUFUS. Q. Curtii Rufi, Historia Alexandri Magni, cum notis selectiss. Variorum, Raderi, Freinshemii, Loccenii, Blancardi etc. Editio novissima cui accessit locorum difficiliorum interpretatio. Amsterdam (Amstelodami), Ex typographia Blauiana, sumptibus Societatis, 1684. 8vo. (IV),86,(44),818,(1),(1 blank) p., engraved title, 1 folding map & 1 engraved plate. Vellum. 20 cm (Ref: Schweiger p 321; Brunet 2.450; Graesse 2,311; Spoelder p. 486, Amsterdam 4) (Details: Prize copy, the prize is however gone. 6 thongs laced through the joints. Back with gilt fillets. Boards with double fillet borders, the gilt coat of arms of Amsterdam in the center, and gilt cornerpieces. Engraved title, depicting Alexander on horseback, who crushes an ennemy and is accompanied by a flying Fama. The plate depicts the 'fons solis', a fountain in the Egyptian oasis of the temple of Ammon, cool at midday and warm at the rising and setting of the ...

€ 190,00
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CURTIUS RUFUS. Quinti Curtii Rufi De rebus gestis Alexandri Magni, regis Macedonum, libri superstites. Cum omnibus supplementis, variantibus lectionibus, commentariis ac notis perpetuis, Fr. Modii, V. Acidalii, T. Popmae, Joh. Freinshemii, Joh. Schefferi, Christoph. Cellarii, Nic. Heinsii. Selectis & excerptis Ph. Rubenii, J. Rutgersii, C. Barthii, Joh. Loccenii, M. Raderi, Cl. Salmasii, J.F. Gronovii, M. Tellierii, Christoph. Aug. Heumanni, itemque Jac. Perizonii vindiciis, & aliorum observationibus, auctioribusque indicibus curavit & digessit Henricus Snakenburg. Delft, Leiden (Delphis & Lugd. Bat.), Apud Adrianum Beman, Samuelem Luchtmans, 1724. 4to. (XXXVII),824,222,1 p. Frontispiece, folding map & 17 engraved plates. Vellum 25 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 141302143; Schweiger 2,323; Brunet 2,450: 'édition très estimée'; Moss 2,549: 'This is undoubtedly a very excellent and copious edition'; Ernesti 2,352/3; Dibdin ...

€ 425,00
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CYPRIANUS.
CYPRIANUS.
CYPRIANUS.
CYPRIANUS.

CYPRIANUS. D. Caecilii Cypriani Episcopi Carthaginiensis et martyris opera. Lyon (Lugduni), Apud Seb. Gryphium, 1550. 8vo. 466 (recte 456),(13 index),(1),(2 blank); 456,(6 index),(1 blank),(1 printer's mark) p. Half calf over wooden boards 18 cm (Ref: USTC 123042; Schoenemann 1,117 & 119, mentions editions of Sebastianus Gryphius of 1528 and 1544; Graesse 2,316 mentions a Gryphius' edition of 1544; a quick search in KVK yields other Gryphius editions of 1535 and 1537; Baudrier 8,239) (Details: Back with 4 raised bands. Red morocco shield on the back. Gryphius' woodcut printer's mark on the title, depicting a griffin, which mythological animal symbolizes courage, diligence, watchfulness, and rapidity of execution, used as a pun of his family name Gryph or Greif. From the claws of this creature hangs a big rectangular stone, beneath which is a winged orb. The motto is 'Virtute duce / comite fortuna', 'Virtue ...

€ 650,00
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CYRILLUS HIEROSOLYMITANUS. Tou en hagiois Patros hêmôn Kyrillou hierosolumôn Archiepiskopou Ta heuriskomena panta. S. Cyrilli Archiepiscopi Hierosolymitani Opera quae exstant omnia, et ejus nomine circumferuntur, ad Manuscriptos codices nec-non ad superiores editiones castigata, dissertationibus & notis illustrata, cum nova interpretatione & copiosis indicibus. Cura & studio Domni Antonii-Augustini Touttée, Presbyteri & Monachi Benedictini e Congregatione S. Mauri. Paris (Parisiis), Typis Jacobi Vincent, 1720. Folio. (XVIII) p., CCL columns, p. CCLI-CCLXVIII; 416 p., columns 417-426, p. 426-472; (2),(2 blank) p. Calf 41.5 cm. 'A fundamental edition of one of the most precious treasures of Christian antiquity' (Ref: Brunet 2,462/63; Hoffmann 1,495; Graesse 2,317; Ebert 5602. Quasten 3, p. 366) (Details: Back with 6 raised bands, and a black gilt shield in the second compartment. Woodcut printer's mark on the title, ...

€ 750,00
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DAMM,Ch.T.
DAMM,Ch.T.
DAMM,Ch.T.

DAMM,Ch.T. Inleiding in de fabelkunde der oude Grieken en Romeinen, door Christiaan Tobias Damm, rector van het Koninglyk Gymnasium te Berlin. Naar den vyfden druk uit het Hoogduitsch vertaald. Leiden (Leyden), By W.H. Gryp, 1786. 8vo. (II),VIII,348,(XX) p. Half calf 16 cm (Details: Back ruled gilt. Marbled endpapers) (Condition: Binding scuffed, back rubbed, corners bumped. Stamp on front flyleaf, 3 stamps on the title) (Note: Christian Tobias Damm, 1699-1778, 'Rector am köllnischen Gymnasium zu Berlin', 'im grauen Kloster' in the 'Klosterstrasse' was a solid classicist, and one of the first German scholars who stressed the excellence of Greek literature and its language compared to Roman literature and language. He also stressed the necessity of imitating the Greek examples for the improvement of national education. He wanted to make the masterpieces of Greek poetry accessable for a general public with ...

€ 100,00
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DECLARATIO ORDINUM HOLLANDIAE WEST FRISIAEQUE,
DECLARATIO ORDINUM HOLLANDIAE WEST FRISIAEQUE,
DECLARATIO ORDINUM HOLLANDIAE WEST FRISIAEQUE,

DECLARATIO ORDINUM HOLLANDIAE WEST-FRISIAEQUE, Declaratio Ordinum Hollandiae West-Frisiaeque, ex ipsis fundamentis Regiminis Belgici desumpta, qua jus & potestas singularum Provinciarum cum externis Princibus contrahendi, & de quibuscunq: negotiis constituendi proponitur, nisi quid foedere unionis An. 1579 Ultrajecti composito, aut speciatim Foederatorum Procerum conventui delatum fuerit. Qua legitima & justa esse ostenditur concessio instrumenti seclusionis Principis Auriaci, sicut a Nobil. & Potentibus Ordin. Hollandiae West-Frisiaeque anno 1654, IV Maii decretum fuit; (...) Versum Exemplar ex Belgico, quod impressum est Hagae-comitis a Typographo Nob. & Potent. Ord. Hollandiae West-Frisiaeque, cum privilegio. Leiden, Amsterdam, (Lugduni Batavorum, Amstelrodami), Apud Joannem Maire, et (...) apud Ludovicum Elzevirium, 1654. 4to. 196 (recte 192) p. 18th century boards. 19 cm (Ref: Willems 1172; Berghman 302; Not in Rahir; ...

€ 200,00
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DEMOSTHENES & AESCHINES.
DEMOSTHENES & AESCHINES.
DEMOSTHENES & AESCHINES.

DEMOSTHENES & AESCHINES. Demosthenis et Aeschinis Mutuae accusationes de ementita Legatione, et de Corona, ac contra Timarchum quinque numero, cum earum argumentis, ipsorum oratorum vita, et Aeschinis Epistola ad Athenienses, ac indice copioso. Nuper a bene docto viro traductae. Dictorum series versa pagina conintetur. Cum Privilegio Veneto. Venice (Venetiis), Apud Hieronymum Scotum, 1545. 223,(1 blank) leaves. Limp overlapping vellum. 16 cm (Ref: Edit16 CNCE 16736; Hoffmann 1,528) (Details: Latin translation only. 5 thongs laced through the joints. Woodcut printer's mark on the title and the verso of the last leaf blank, depicting a branch of olive and a palm tree, graft onto trunk, with between them an anchor; anchor and trunk are held together bij the initials SOS (Signum Octaviani Scoti); a banner runs around with the motto: 'In tenebris fulget'. Printed in italis, except for the title. Some historiated and ornamental ...

€ 1600,00
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DESRIVIERES, DIT BOURGUIGNON,F. Loisirs d'un Soldat du Régiment des Gardes Françoises. Seconde édition, revue, corrigée & augmentée. (Broché, 1 liv., 10 sous) (And:) Réponse de l'auteur à différentes critiques dont on a honoré Ses Loisirs. (Bound with:) Réponse des Soldats du Régiment des Gardes Françoises, aux Loisirs d'un Soldat du même Régiment.nd ad 1: A Amsterdam, & se trouve à Paris, Chez Saillant, Libraire, rue Saint-Jean-de Beauvais, 1767; ad 2: N.pl., 1767. 8vo. 2 volumes, consisting of 3 parts, bound in 1 volume: (1),174;48 p. Contemporary wrappers. 18 cm (Ref: Cf. Cioranescu 23764 & 23765) (Details: Uncut edges. Woodcut ornament on both titles. Some woodcut headpieces) (Condition: Marbled cover scuffed. Paper on the back partly gone. Somewhat dog-eared) (Note: The most important ...

€ 290,00
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DIOGENES LAERTIUS.
DIOGENES LAERTIUS.

DIOGENES LAERTIUS. Diogenis Laertii De vita et moribus philosophorum libri X. Recens ad exemplar Graecum collati, ex eiusque fide cura doctissimorum virorum restituti & emendati. Cum indice nominum ac rerum locupletissimo. Paris, (Parisiis), Apud Hieronymum de Marnef, sub Pelicano, Monte D. Hilarii, 1560. 12mo. 596,(28 index),(2 epilogue 'Candido Lectori'),(1 woodcut illustration),(1 woodcut printer's mark of De Marnef) p. Later vellum 13 cm - The greatest known source of information about the philosophers of antiquity (Ref: Hoffmann 1,569; Graesse 2,397, erroneously dating 1561) (Details: 2 thongs laced through the joints. Woodcut printer's mark of De Marnef on the title (BaTyR no. 28133), depicting a pelican on his nest, feeding his young with his own blood; the motto is: 'In me mors, in me vita'. On the last page another version of De Marnef's printer's mark (BaTyR no. 2882), now depicting a ...

€ 550,00
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DIOGENES LAERTIUS.
DIOGENES LAERTIUS.
DIOGENES LAERTIUS.

DIOGENES LAERTIUS. Diogenis Laertii De vitis, dogmatibus et apophthegmatibus clarorum philosophorum libri decem, graece et latine. Leipzig (Lipsiae), Impensis Ioannis Pauli Krausii, Bibliop. Viennens., 1759. (Colophon at the end: 'Lipsiae, Ex officina I.G.I. Breitkopfii') 8vo. (XIV),756 (recte 736),(94 index) p. Contemporary calf. 19.5 cm The greatest known source of information about the philosophers of antiquity (Ref: VD18 10213392-008; Hoffmann 1,566; Dibdin 1,504; Moss 1,400/01; Brunet 2,720; Graesse 2,396; Ebert 6177) (Details: Printed in 2 colums, Greek text with facing Latin translation) (Condition: Binding scuffed & chafed, especially at the extremes. Back & boards rubbed. Paper foxing, yellowing and occasionally browning. Right upper corner of the last 80 p. is slightly waterstained. Some small and old ink annotations and underlinings) (Note: The 'Lives and Doctrines of the ...

€ 220,00
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DIOGENES LAERTIUS.
DIOGENES LAERTIUS.
DIOGENES LAERTIUS.
DIOGENES LAERTIUS.

DIOGENES LAERTIUS. Les vies des plus illustres philosophes de l'antiquité, avec leurs dogmes, leurs systêmes, leur morale, & leurs sentences les plus remarquables. Traduites du grec de Diogène Laerce (by J.-G. Chauffepié). Auxquelles on a ajouté la Vie de l'auteur, celles d'Epictète, de Confucius, & leur morale; & un abrégé historique de la vie des femmes philosophes de l'antiquité. Nouvelle édition. Paris, Chez Richard, Libraire, rue de la Harpe, 1796. 8vo. 2 volumes: XXXII,507,(1 blank); 535,(1) p. Calf 20 cm The greatest known source of information about the philosophers of antiquity (Ref: Hoffmann 1,570; Brunet 2,721; cf. Cioranescu 18849; Graesse 2,397; Ebert 6185) (Details: Backs ruled gilt, and with a shield. Marbled endpapers. Edges dyed red) (Condition: Backs very rubbed. Back of volume 1 cracked. Joints cracking, but ...

€ 150,00
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DIONYSIUS AREOPAGITA.
DIONYSIUS AREOPAGITA.
DIONYSIUS AREOPAGITA.
DIONYSIUS AREOPAGITA.
DIONYSIUS AREOPAGITA.

DIONYSIUS AREOPAGITA. D. Dionysii Areopagitae Opera omnia quae extant, eiusdem vita. Scholia incerti authoris in librum De Ecclesiastica hierarchia. Quae omnia nunc primum a Ioachimo Perionio Benedictino Cormoeriaceno, Henrici Gallorum regis interprete, conversa sunt. Hisce accessere sanctiss. vetustissimorumque Patrum D. Ignatii atque Polycarpi & Martialis epistolae, vera pietate, solidaque doctrina refertae. Leuven (Lovanii), Apud Hieronymum Wellaeum, ad intersigne Diamantis, 1566. 8vo. (XIV),294 leaves. Calf 15.5 cm (Ref: 1 Machiels (1979) D-217; BelEdiMar 3251; Cf. Hoffmann 2,579/80: exactly the same title & year, but printed in Paris; not in Brunet, Ebert and Graesse) (Details: Latin translation only. Back with 4 raised bands, gilt fleuron in each compartment. Boards blind tooled, and with a gilt fleuron in the centre and at the 4 corners. Woodcut initials.) (Condition: Binding scuffed, back slightly damaged. Wear to ...

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DIONYSIUS HALICARNASSENSIS.
DIONYSIUS HALICARNASSENSIS.

DIONYSIUS HALICARNASSENSIS. Dionysii Halicarnassei Antiquitatum, sive Originum Romanarum libri decem, Sigismundo Gelenio interprete. Adiecimus Undecimum ex versione Lapi: ac indicem rerum notatu dignarum locupletissimum. Lyon (Lugduni), Apud Antonium Vincentium, 1561. (Colophon at the end: 'Lugduni excudebat Symphorianus Barbierus) 16mo. 854,66 p. Calf 12.5 cm (Ref: Hoffmann 1,586; Graesse 2,400) (Details: Back gilt, and with 4 raised bands, red morocco shield in the second compartment. Endpapers marbled. Edges of the bookblock dyed red. Latin translation only.) (Condition: Binding somewhat scuffed, corners bumped. Waterstain on the title. Paper slightly yellowing) (Note: The 'Antiquitates Romanae' of the Greek rhetor and historian Dionysius Halicarnassensis, who came to Rome ca. 30 B.C. to teach rhetoric, and who spent there at least 22 years or longer, are little known and little read nowadays. His work on ...

€ 600,00
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DIONYSIUS HALICARNASSENSIS. Dionusiou Halikarnaseôs ta heuriskomena, historika te kai rhêtorika, syngrammata Dionysii Halicarnassei scripta, quae extant, omnia, et historica et rhetorica: (Tomus I:) E veterum librorum auctoritate, doctorumque hominum animadversionibus, quamplurimis in locis emendata & interpolata; cum Latine versione (...) Addita fragmenta quaedam, cum Glareani Chronologia (...). Additae etiam Notae (...). (Bound with:) Tomus II, Rhetoricos ejus et criticos libros continens; duobus tractatibus nusquam ante vulgatis auctus. Addita sex tractatuum versio Latina (...) Additus item notarum libellus (...) Index (...) Catalogus singulorum tractatuum, tam eorum qui exstant, quam eorum qui adhuc desiderantur. Opera & studio Friderici Sylburgii Veterensis. Leipzig (Lipsiae), Impensis Mauritii Georgii Weidmanni, literis Christophori Guntheri, 1691. Folio. 2 volumes in 1: (XVI),792, 169,(1),(2 blank); (XII),280,94 ...

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DOBREE,P.P. Petri Pauli Dobree A.M. Graecarum Literarum nuper Professoris Regii, Adversaria. Edente Jacobo Scholefield, A.M. Graec. Lit. Prof. Reg. Cambridge (Cantabrigiae), Typis ac sumtibus Academicis excudit J. Smith, 1831 - 1833. 2 volumes: XI,642; (IV),417 p. Half calf. 23 cm (Backs ruled gilt, but dry and scuffed. Corners slightly bumped. Paper yellowing. Some foxing, especially the endpapers) (Note: The English classical scholar Peter Paul Dobree, born in 1782, was elected Regius Professor of Greek at Cambridge in 1823. He was Richard Porson's most devoted and distinguished disciple. As a classical scholar Dobree has been compared with Porson, but his health gave way soon after his election to the Greek Chair, which he held for only two years, till his premature death in 1825. He spent years editing Porson's unpublished works. In 1820 he produced Porson's 'Aristophanica', with the Plutus prefixed, chiefly from ...

€ 220,00
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ELMACINUS, GEORGIUS.
ELMACINUS, GEORGIUS.

ELMACINUS, GEORGIUS. Historia Saracenica, qua res gestae Muslimorum inde a Muhammede Arabe, usque ad initium Imperii Atabacaei per XLIX imperatorum successionem fidelissime explicantur. Insertis etiam passim Christianorum rebus, in Orientis ecclesiis eodem tempore potissimum gestis. Arabice olim exarata a Georgio Elmacino fil. Abuljaseri Elamidi f. Abulmacaremi f. Abultibi. Et latine reddita opera & studio Thomae Erpinii. Accedit & Roderici Ximenez, Archiepiscopi Toletani, Historia Arabum, longe accuratius quam ante e manuscripto codice expressa. Leiden (Lugduni Batavorum), Ex Typographia Erpeniana linguarum orientalium, Prostant apud Iohannem Maire, & Elzevirios, 1625. Small 4to. (VI),372 (recte 364);75 p. Vellum 20 cm (Ref: Willems 232; Rahir 196; 1916; a very complete description in R. Breugelmans, 'Fac et Spera', 1625/3, p. 215; STCN ppn 114250871; Graesse 2,469; Ebert 6671; Brunet 2,964/65) (Details: Latin translation only. The ...

€ 1600,00
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EMMIUS,U.
EMMIUS,U.
EMMIUS,U.
EMMIUS,U.

EMMIUS,U. Graecorum Respublicae, ab Ubbone Emmio descriptae. Leiden (Lugd. Batavorum), Ex officina Elzeviriana, 1632. 24mo. 2 parts in 1: 426,(6 index);323,(7 index & privilegium) p. Calf 11.5 cm (Ref: Willems 364; Berghman 1573; Rahir 345; Ebert 6690) (Details: Back and boards with blind tripple fillet borders. Title engraved by C.C.D(uysend), it depicts around the text of the title a floral cartouche, on top of which rests an eagle (aquila) with spread wings, holding in its talons the deadly thunderbolts (fulmina) of Jupiter. The eagle was called by Aristotle for the lordly manner with which it looked over the earth 'divine among birds'. (HA 619b.6) The eagle is flanked by an owl (wisdom) and two 'kissing' pigeons. The second part has its own title, on it a woodcut printer's mark featuring an old man who stands in the shade of a vine-entwined elmtree, symbolising the symbiotic relationship between scholar and ...

€ 280,00
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EMMIUS,U.
EMMIUS,U.
EMMIUS,U.

EMMIUS,U. Graecorum Respublicae, ab Ubbone Emmio descriptae. Leiden (Lugd. Batavorum), Ex officina Elzeviriana, 1632. 24mo. 2 parts in 1: 426,(6 index);323,(7 index & privilegium) p. Vellum 11.5 cm (Ref: Willems 364; Berghman 1573; Rahir 345; Ebert 6690) (Details: 5 thongs laced through the joints. Boards with blind double fillet borders. Title engraved by C.C.D(uysend), depicting around the text of the title a floral cartouche, on top of which rests an eagle (aquila) with spread wings holding in its talons the deadly thunderbolts (fulmina) of Jupiter. The eagle was called by Aristotle for the lordly manner with which it looked over the earth 'divine among birds'. (HA 619b.6) The eagle is flanked by an owl (wisdom) and two 'kissing' pigeons. Faint manuscript title on the back. The second part has its own title, on it a woodcut printer's mark featuring an old man who stands in the shade of a vine-entwined elmtree, ...

€ 300,00
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