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MACROBIUS. Macrobii Ambrosii Aurelii Theodosii viri consularis & illustris in Somnium Scipionis libri II. Eiusdem Saturnaliorum libri VII. Ex vetustissimis manuscriptis codicibus recogniti & aucti. (Edited by) Joach. Camerarius. Basel (Basileae), Ex officina Ioan. Hervagii, 1535. Cum privilegio Caesaris ad quinquennium. Folio. (XL),334,2 p. Vellum 30 cm (Ref: VD16 ZV 20513; Schweiger 2,586: the first mentioned copy with the privilegium and the corrections. 'Neue, schätzbare Recension von Joach. Camerarius, nach 2 Handschriften'. Dibdin 2,220: 'under the care of the celebrated Camerarius, and by the help of several important MSS. there was hardly a verse in the poets quoted but what received very considerable emendation. (...) A volume, thus intrinsically valuable, will not fail to find a purchaser at a reasonable price'; Ebert 12716; Graesse 4,330) (Details: Later vellum (18th century?). Brown morocco shield on ...

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MACROBIUS.
MACROBIUS.

MACROBIUS. Aur. Theodosii Macrobi v.cl. & inlustris Opera. Ioh. Isacius Pontanus recensuit, & Saturnaliorum libros MS. ope auxit, ordinavit, & castigationes sive notas adiecit. Ad amplissimum virum Arnoldum Witfeldium Regni Daniae Cancellarium. Contenta hoc libro vide pagina sequenti, quibus accedunt I. Meursi breviores notae. Leiden, Ex Officina Plantiniana, Apud Franciscum Raphelengium, 1597. 8vo. (XVI),697,(55) p. Limp overlapping vellum. 17 cm (Ref: Schweiger 2,587: 'Eine englische Handschrift ist für die Verbesserung des Textes benutzt'; Ebert 12718: 'the notes are valuable'; Graesse 4,330) (Details: Printer's mark on the title: a pair of compasses, motto 'labore et sapientia') (Condition: Vellum soiled and wrinkled. A small piece of vellum has gone at the head of the spine. New leaf pasted on the front pastedown. Paper yellowing. Edges of the title slightly thumbed. Upper margin of ...

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MACROBIUS.
MACROBIUS.
MACROBIUS.

MACROBIUS. Aur. Theodosii Macrobii Opera V.Cl. & inlustris. Accedunt notae integrae Isacii Pontani, Joh. Meursii, Jacobi Gronovii. Leiden (Lugduni Batavorum), Ex officina Arnoldi Doude, Cornelii Driehuysen, 1670. 8vo. (XXXII),704,(68 index) p., frontispiece. Modern half calf. 19.5 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 832522376; Schweiger 2,587; Brunet 5,1286: 'édition assez estimée'; Ebert 12720; (STCN doesnot mention the existence of 2 canceled leaves. (See below in 'Details')) (Details: Modern & tasteful binding in antique style. Back with 5 raised bands. Boards covered with marbled paper. Frontispiece depicting Macrobius as a kind of 'penseur'. Woodcut printer's device on the title, depicting a pelican that feeds his 3 young with his own blood; the christian motto of the device is 'Vivimus ex Uno'. Some woodcut initials, and figures in the text. § The cancels of leaf A1 (p. 1/2) and X1 ...

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MARTIALIS.
MARTIALIS.
MARTIALIS.

MARTIALIS. M. Val. Martialis. Ex museo Petri Scriverii. Sumptibus Societatis. Amsterdam (Amstelodami), Typis Danielis Elzevirii, 1664. 24mo. 310,(2 blank) p. Calf 12 cm (Ref: Willems 1344, & 1448; Berghman 2096 & 2092; Rahir 1392 & 1535) In october 2013 it was reported in the 'Daily Mail online' that in a book just published, 'Mad about the boy' of Helen Fielding, 40 pages had been swapped with another title that was printed on the same day, Sir David Jason's autobiography. The Mail observes: 'The printers have had a Bridget moment. Only early editions of this new novel contain chunks of Sir David's book. A kind of error that would have left Bridget Jones herself feeling very embarrassed and resolving to try harder. Readers of the latest instalment of the hapless singleton's diary were astonished to discover Bridget's reflections on life and lover interrupted by 40 pages of Sir David Jason's ...

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MARTIALIS. M. Valerii Martialis Epigrammata, paraphrasi et notis Variorum selectissimis, ad usum Serenissimi Delphini interpretatus est Vincentius Colleso, J.C., numismatibus, historias atque ritus illustrantibus, exornavit Lud. Smids, M.D. Amsterdam (Amstelaedami), Apud G. Gallet, Praefectum Typographiae Huguetanorum, 1701. 8vo. (XXXII),600;56;142 p., 23 plates Vellum. 20 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 175529442; Schweiger 2,599; Brunet 3,1492: 'Édition assez recherchée'; Dibdin 2,231; Moss 2,303: 'A valuable edition, and ornamented with very elegant figures'; Graesse 4,425; Ebert 13261) (Details: 5 thongs laced through the joints. 'Martialis' in old ink written at the head of the spine. Woodcut ornament on the title. 132 engravings of ancient Roman coins on 23 plates) (Condition: Vellum soiled. Occasional pencil crosses at the beginning of an epigram. Small stamp on the front flyleaf. Same stamp on the ...

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MARTIALIS.
MARTIALIS.
MARTIALIS.
MARTIALIS.

MARTIALIS. M. Val. Martialis epigrammata demptis obscenis. Addidit annotationes & interpretationem Josephus Juvencius, e Societate Jesu. Venice (Venetiis), Apud Nicolaum Pezzana, 1736. 12mo. (X),685,(24 index) p. Vellum 15.5 cm (Ref: Schweiger 2,599 mentions only the first edition of 1693) (Details: 2 thongs laced through cover. Latin text followed by a commentary in 2 columns) (Condition: Binding soiled. Lower corner bumped. Title dust-soiled) (Note: The Roman epigrammist Martial, ca. 41-104 A.D., embraced in his 14 books of epigrams 'many topics: flattery of social superiors, satire of man's foibles, eroticism'. (The Classical Heritage, Cambr. Mass., 2010, p. 565/66). Contemporaries valued his work for its frankness and wit. Later Renaissance authors mined his work and sparked a resurgence of Neo-Latin and vernacular epigrams throughout Europe. § Martial's obscenity created a dilemma for ...

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MARTIALIS.
MARTIALIS.
MARTIALIS.

MARTIALIS. M. Valerii Martialis epigrammatum libri. Ad optimos codices Parisiis nuperrime recensiti et castigati. Mannheim (Manhemii), Cura & sumptibus Societatis literatae, 1782. 8vo. 2 parts in 1: (VIII) ,342;286,(2 blank) p. Later half calf 17.5 cm. (Ref: Schweiger 2,600: 'Text der Pariser Ausg. von 1754, doch sind die Obscoena nicht ausgelassen'; Graesse 4,425; Ebert 13264; not yet in VD18) (Details: Back ruled gilt and with 3 raised bands. Portrait of the emperor Nerva engraved by Egid Verhelst on the title. Including the obscene passages) (Condition: Binding worn at the extremes. Two names on the front flyleaf) (Note: The Roman epigrammist Martial, ca. 41-104 A.D., embraced in his 14 books of epigrams 'many topics: flattery of social superiors, satire of man's foibles, eroticism'. (The Classical Heritage, Cambr. Mass., 2010, p. 565/66). Contemporaries valued his work for its frankness and wit. ...

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MAUNDRELL,H. A journey from Aleppo to Jerusalem at Easter, A.D. 1697. The sixth edtion, to which is now added an account of the author's journey to the banks of Euphrates at Beer, and to the country of Mesopotamia. With an index to the whole work, not in any former edition. By Hen. Maundrell, M.A. late fellow of Exeter Coll. and Chaplain to the factory of Aleppo. Oxford, Printed at the Theatre, for A. Peisley bookseller in Oxford, and W. Meadows bookseller in Cornhill, 1740. 8vo. (XI),(I),171,(1 blank) p., 9 folding plates, 6 full page plates, 3 text illustrations. Modern cloth 22 cm (Ref: ESTC Citation No. T100587; 'The library of Henry M. Blackmer II', London 1989, no, 214; Brunet 3,1542) (Details: Tasteful and simple modern binding with an gilt red morocco shield on the back. Engraving of the Sheldonian Theater on the title, executed by M. Cole. The first plate is a view on Aleppo. There are engravings of Mount Carmel and Tabor; 7 ...

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MAXIMUS TYRIUS.
MAXIMUS TYRIUS.
MAXIMUS TYRIUS.

MAXIMUS TYRIUS. V.C. Maximi Tyri Philosophi Platonici Dissertationes XLI. Graece. Cum interpretatione, notis, & emendationibus Danielis Heinsii. Accessit Alcinoi In doctrinam Platonis introductio ab eodem emendata: & alia ejusdem generis. Leiden, (Lugduni Batavorum), Apud Joannem Patium, Acad. Typogr., 1607. 8vo. 3 parts in 1: (XXIII),(1 blank),408; (12),411,(4),(1 blank); (159 unnumbered pages),(1 blank) p. Vellum 17.5 cm (Ref: Hoffmann 2,585; Schweiger 1,204; Dibdin 2,232; Graesse 4,453; Ebert 13450; Brunet 3,1552) (Details: Two thongs laced through the joints. Each part has its own title, the first is in red & black. Woodcut printer's mark of Paets on the titles, depicting a winged young woman who holds a scythe in her left hand and an opened book in her right arm) (Condition: Vellum age-toned and spotted. Tiny hole in the vellum of the lower board. Both pastedowns detached. Bookplate pasted on inside of the ...

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MAXIMUS TYRIUS.
MAXIMUS TYRIUS.

MAXIMUS TYRIUS. MAXIMOU TURIOU LOGOI. Maximi Tyrii Dissertationes. Ex interpretatione Danielis Heinsii. Recensuit & notulis illustravit Joannes Davisius, Coll. Regin. apud Cantabr. Socius. Cambridge (Cantabrigiae), Ex Officina Joann. Hayes, celeberrimae Academiae Typographi, 1703. 8vo. (XVI),435,(1 blank);(10 index),(2 blank) p. Vellum 20 cm (Ref: ESTC Citation No. T98323; Hoffmann 2,586: 'Diese Ausgabe übertrifft die früheren'; Dibdin p. 2,233: 'Foreign critics seem to consider Davies the best editor of Maximus Tyrius. (...) but it is to be regretted that Heinsius's notes are not given entire. At the bottom of each page some short critical and historical observations are given; and there are two very useful indexes'; Brunet 3,1552; Graesse 4,453; Ebert 13454: 'Die Anmerkungen sind theils kritisch, theils die Geschichte der Philosophie betreffend'; Spoelder p. 578, 's-Gravenhage 3) (Details: ...

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MELA POMPONIUS. Pomponii Melae De situ orbis libri III. Cum notis integris Hermolai Barbari, Petri Joannis Olivarii, Ferdinandi Nonii Pintiani, Petri Cicacconii, Andreae Schotti, Isaaci Vossii, et Jacobi Gronovii. Accedunt Petri Joannis Nunnesii epistola De patria Pomponii Melae, & Adnotata in Prooemium, atque duo priora capita libri I. Et Jacobi Perizonii adnotata ad libri I capita setemdecim, curante Abrahamo Gronovio. Editio altera. Leiden (Lugduni Batavorum), Apud Samuelem Luchtmans et Fil., 1748. 8vo. 2 parts in 1: (1),(XVI),546,(2),547-1081,(55 index) p., frontispiece, folding map., text illustrations. Calf. 21 cm Prize copy (Ref: STCN ppn 238030784; Schweiger 2,611: ''Neue Recension. Er zog 11 Hdschr. (bes. d. Vossian und die Mediolan.) zu Rathe, sowie ältere Ausgaben. Die Notae Variorum sind hier unverkürzt abgedr., auch sind des Nunnesius u. Perizonius Anmerkungen'; Brunet 4,801: 'Bonne édition pour ...

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MEURSIUS,J.
MEURSIUS,J.
MEURSIUS,J.

MEURSIUS,J. Ioannis Meursii Panathenaea, sive de Minervae illo gemino festo liber singularis. Leiden (Lugduni Batavorum), Ex officina Elzeviriana, 1619. 4to. (VIII),48 p. Calf 18 cm (Ref: Wiilems 161; Rahir 131; Berghman 1977) (Details: Woodcut printer's mark on the title, depicting an eagle with spread wings on a pedestal; the bird holds in its beak a set of 7 arrows bound together; the motto reads: 'Concordia res parvae crescunt'; the bundle of arrows symbolizes The Dutch Republic of the Seven United Netherlands (also Provinces); since its foundation in 1588 the motto of the United Provinces was 'Concordia res parvae crescunt', in Dutch: 'Eendracht maakt macht', a still popular motto in the coat of arms of many countries. The saying was coined by the Roman historian Sallust. (Bellum Jugurthinum, caput 10)) (Condition: Binding very scuffed: leather on the back wearing away; scratches on the boards; front ...

€ 240,00
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MEURSIUS,J.
MEURSIUS,J.
MEURSIUS,J.
MEURSIUS,J.

MEURSIUS,J. Ioannis Meursii Reliqua Attica; sive ad librum De populis Atticae Paralipomena. Liber singularis. Cui accedit Auctarium ex Itinerario (de Pagis Atticis) Jacobi Sponii. (Bound with:) Ioannis Meursii Theseus, sive de ejus vita rebusque gestis liber postumus. Accedunt ejusdem Paralipomena de Pagis Atticis, et Excerpta ex v.cl. Jacobi Sponii Itinerario de iisdem pagis. (And with:) Ioannis Meursii Themis Attica, sive De legibus Atticis libri II. Ad 1 & 2: Utrecht (Ultrajecti), Apud Franciscum Halma, 1684. 3: Utrecht (Trajecti ad Rhenum), Apud Joannem vande Water, Joannem Ribbium, Franciscum Halma, 1685. 4to. 3 volumes in 1: 52,(8 index),40; (VIII),136,(12 index); (IV),152,(20 index) p. Vellum 20 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 066811074; STCN ppn 066811007; STCN ppn 840519370; Haitsma Mulier/Van der Lem 334u & 334t) (Details: 6 thongs laced through the joints. Short title calligraphed with black ink on the back. Title of 'Theseus' ...

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MEURSIUS,J. Joannis Meursii De Regno Laconico libri II. De Piraeeo (Atheniensium portu celeberrimo, & ejusdem antiquitates) liber singularis, et in Helladii chrestomathiam animadversiones. Omnia nunc primum prodeunt. Utrecht (Ultrajecti), Apud Guiljelmum vande Water, 1686 - 1687. 4to. 2 parts in1: (II),108,(12 index);(VIII),51,(7 index) p. Vellum 20 cm (Ref: STCN p.p. 840525478) (Details: Lacking the third part, with the Greek text and Latin translation of the 'Chrestomathia' of Helladius Byzantinus, or Antinoupolitanus, with the notes of Meursius. 6 thongs laced through the joints. 2 title pages, both with a woodcut engraving of a fruit basket on it) (Condition: Vellum somewhat soiled. Pinpoint hole in the front joint. Lacking the third part: 'In Helladii chrestomathiam animadversiones'. The titles of the second (Piraeus) and first part (De Regno Laconico) have been switched by the binder. To confuse matters even ...

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MINUCIUS FELIX.
MINUCIUS FELIX.

MINUCIUS FELIX. M. Minucii Felicis Octavius. Cum integris omnium notis ac commentariis, novaque recensione Jacobi Ouzelii, cujus & accedunt animadversiones. Accedit praeterea liber Julii Firmici Materni V.C. De errore profanarum religionum. Leiden (Lugduni Batavorum), Ex officina Ioannis Maire, 1652. 4to. (38),44,(2),46,140,36,32,212,(23),56 p. Overlapping vellum 20.5 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 840085141; Breugelmans 1652:10B; Schoenemann I,71; not in Brunet; Graesse 4,534; Ebert 14107) (Details: Title in red & black. Engraved printer's mark on the title depicting a farmer stamping a shovel into the ground, he is flanked by a woman holding a cornucopiae, and a woman holding an ancre, above the head of the farmer the motto: 'fac et spera'. According to Breugelmans there are 2 issues of this edition: 1652:10A and 1652:10B; 10A shows on the title 3 lines printed red, and 10B (our copy) has 5 lines printed red; 10B also has 2 cancels ...

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MOERIS ATTICISTES. MOIRIDOS ATTIKISTOU LEXEIS ATTIKÔN kai HELLÊNÔN kata stoicheion. Moeridis Atticistae lexicon atticum, cum Jo. Hudsoni, Steph. Bergleri, Claud. Sallierii, aliorumque notis. Secundum ordinem MSStorum restituit, emendavit, animadversionibusque illustravit, Joannes Piersonus. Accedit AILIOU HÊRÔDIANOU PHILETAIROS. Aelii Herodiani Philetaerus, e Ms nunc primum editus, item ejusdem Fragmentum e MSS. emendatius atque auctius. Leiden (Lugduni Batavorum), Apud Petrum van der Eyk et Cornelium de Pecker, 1759. 8vo. (IV),LXVI,(2),480,44 p. Half calf. 22 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 240337786; Brunet 3,1788: 'Bonne édition, dans laquelle le texte a été rétabli d'après des manuscrits'; Graesse 4,558: 'la meilleure édition'; Ebert 14181: 'The best edition. A new recension from MSS. and restored to its original order'; Neue Pauly 8, col. 343/4: still the ...

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MONTESQUIEU.
MONTESQUIEU.
MONTESQUIEU.
MONTESQUIEU.

MONTESQUIEU. Considerations sur les causes de la grandeur des Romains et de leur décadence. Amsterdam, Chez J. Wetstein, 1746. 8vo. (IV),(IV),190,(2 blank) p., frontispiece. Mottled calf. 15.5 cm (Ref: Not in Brunet, Cioranescu, Graesse or Ebert. Not in L. Vian, 'Montesquieu, bibliographies des oeuvres') (Details: Back gilt and with 5 raised bands. Marbled endpapers. Engraved frontispiece, depicting an Roman emperor on his throne. Title in red and black. Engraved printer's mark of the Wetstein family on the title, depicting 2 sphinxes and 2 winged putti grouped around a round shield with a burin on it; the burin is being sharpened on a whetstone (Wetstein!); around the shield the device: 'Terar dum prosim'. Edges dyed red) (Condition: Binding somewhat scuffed. Joint of the lower board split, but strong, the joint of the upper board beginning to split. Name on the front flyleaf) (Note: The idea of a ...

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MONTGOMERY, JAMES. The world before the flood, a poem in ten cantos; with other occasional pieces. Second edition. London, printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster-Row, 1813. 12mo. III-XVI;328,(1),(3 blank) p. Calf. 17 cm (Details: Back with 3 gilt raised bands; gilt title in second compartment; other 3 compartments with blindstamped palmette cornerpieces. Both boards with tenfold blindstamped fillet borders, within blindstamped floral borders, a blindstamped wave/flood pattern in the central panel) (Condition: Cover shows wear to the extremes. Lacking the half-title before the title, with the text: 'The world before the flood, with other occasional pieces') (Note: James Montgomery, 1771-1854, was a British poet, philanthropist and campainer for humanitarian causes. He achieved some literary fame with 'The wanderer of Switzerland' in 1806, against the annexation of that country by the French. The abolishment of ...

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NEHALLENNIA.  BOXHORN,M.Z.
NEHALLENNIA.  BOXHORN,M.Z.

NEHALLENNIA.- BOXHORN,M.Z. Antwoord van Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, gegeven op de vraaghen, hem voorgestelt over de bediedinge van de afgodinne Nehalennia, onlancx uytghegeven, in welcke de ghemeine herkomste van der Griecken, Romeinen, ende Duytschen Tale uyt den Scythen duydelijck bewesen, ende verscheiden oudheden van dese volckeren grondelijck ontdeckt ende verklaert worden. Leiden (Tot Leyden), By Willem Christaens vander Boxe, 1647. 8vo. 112 p. Modern tastless and dull boards 17.5 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 832451045) (Condition: Hinges weak. Bookplate on the front pastedown) (Note: The goddess Nehalennia is known since the 5th of january 1647, when a heavy winterstorm washed away part of the dunes near Domburg, a small city on the island of Walcheren, part of the Dutch province Sealand, and revealed the remains of stone monuments, votive altars and statues which until then had lain hidden under the dunes. In later years more remains ...

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NEPOS. Cornelii Nepotis Vitae excellentium Imperatorum, observationibus ac notis commentatorum, quotquot hactenus innotuere, illustratae. Accesserunt huic editioni praecipuorum Graeciae Imperatorum icones aeri incisae; ut & index rerum & verborum praecedenti multo auctior & emendatior. Amsterdam (Amstelodami), Ex Typographia P. & J. Blaeu, 1687. 8vo. (XXXII, including frontispiece),439,(XL),(1 blank) p. Vellum 20.5 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 101005326; Schweiger 2,299; Dibdin 2,245; Moss 2,319/20; Fabricius/Ernesti I,105: 'quae locupletissima est editio'; Graesse 2,270; Ebert 5262; Spoelder p. 593, Harderwijk 1) (Details: Nice prize binding, without the prize. 6 thongs laced through both joints. Back gilt. Boards with gilt double fillet borders, and corner pieces; coat of arms of Harderwijk on both boards. Engraved frontispiece, executed by J. Visscher, depicting Clio with a pen in her hand, she receives advice from Kronos, who holds his scythe, ...

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