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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 shelfwear only otherwise as new. $60.00.


Lockwood, Dean Putnam: Ugo Benzi. Medieval Philosopher and Physician 1376-1439

The Univesity of Chicago Press, 1951. First edition. 8vo., pp. xvi, 441. Cloth, gilt-lettered, spine slightly cocked, 

top edge inked red, edges lightly dusted, very good. Dust-jacket, 2.5cm closed tear to bottom edge of upper wrapper, 

a bit soiled, a bit of shelf wear, still good. Ownership inscription in pen of 'Miriam Ervin Reeve 1955' to f.f.e.p. $70.00

Moore, Norman: The History of the Study of Medicine in the British Isles. The Fitz-Patrick lectures for 1905-6 

delivered before the Royal College of Physicians of London. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1908. First edition. 

8vo, pp. vi, [2], 202 + illustrated frontispiece and 10 plates. Slightly toned, else a very good copy. 

Green cloth, title gilt-stamped to spine, head and foot of spine a bit worn, spine slightly browned. $70.00

Pettegree, Andrew: Brand Luther: 1517, Printing, and the Making of the Reformation. New York: Penguin Press, 2017.

First edition. 8vo., pp. xvi, 381. Hardback: quarter brown cloth-backed buff boards, spine redlettered. 

Dust-jacket. Unread: as new. $40.00

 

Stoddart, Anna M.: The Life of Paracelsus: Theophrastus von Hohenheim 1493-1541. London: John Murray, 1911.

First edition. 8vo., pp. xv, 309 + 6 plates + [ii] publisher's ad. at rear. Tissue-guarded frontis. 

Hardback: green cloth, gilt-lettered to spine with a Star of David gilt to spine and one to centre of upper board. Top edge gilt. 

No dust-jacket. Front endpaper split along length of hinge but binding entirely secure. Spine very slightly cocked, 

edges a little dusted, light signs of shelf-wear, still a good copy. Bookplate of Lucy A. Hodgkin to front pastedown. $150.00.

 

Warner, Lawrence: The Lost History of Piers Plowman: The Earliest Transmission of Langland's Work. P

hiladelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011. First edition. 8vo., pp. xviii, 117. 

Hardback: blue cloth, gilt-lettered to spine. Dust-jacket. Unread, a hint only of shelf-wear: almost as new. $65.00.

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The following six books are from William Pickering's famous 'Diamond Classics' series dedicated to 
George John, 2nd Earl Spencer (1758-1834). To quote Geoffrey Keynes, bibliographer of the Pickering
publishing enterprise: "The Diamond Classics were to be a typographical tour de force and a novelty
…offering these Classics in 48vo as 'the smallest ever printed, being less than the Sedan, Elzevir, 
or Louvre editions'…". 
 
[Bible: N.T.] Novum Testamentum Graecum. Londini [London]: Gulielmus Pickering, 1828. 
48mo. (82 x 42 mm), pp. [2], [6], 512, [8]. Engraved frontispiece by Worthington after Leonardo's 'Last Supper'. 
Upper edges unopened, slight toning. Original publisher's red cloth, paper label to spine (without price).
Cloth sunned and dusty, hinges starting, upper joint cracked, minor loss at head of spine. 
 Contemporary inscription 'Filio Carissimo Jacobo Hepburn Hastie Hanc Kainen Diatheken Strenam
 Ineunte anno, et Pignus amoris D.D. J.H. Kalenda Januarii 1857. hanc doctrina edisce, Hanc in 
omnibus orna.'  This copy was a New Year's gift to Capt. James Hepburn Hastie (1845-1901), 
then a boy of 12, and later Master of the Masonic London Scottish Regimental Lodge. 
Keynes, p.81; Darlow & Moule 4816.  $295.00
Catullus; Tibullus; Propertius: (Opera). Londini [London]: Impensis G. Pickering, 1824.
42mo. (80 x 45 mm), 2 parts in 1, pp. [8], 62; 93, [1]. Engraved frontispiece and title-page.  
Engraved frontispiece and title-page slightly foxed, second title a little dusty, light age yellowing. 
Contemporary crimson crushed morocco, spine tooled in blind, gilt-lettered, a.e.g. Joints and extremities
minimally scuffed.  20th-century autograph C.E. Price E(?) Coll Reg Oxon to ffep.  A good, 
generally clean copy. Keynes, p.56. $300.00
 
Homer: Ilias, Odysseia [in Greek]. Londini [London]: Gulielmus Pickering, 1831.  First edition. 
2 vols., 48mo. (86 x 52 mm), pp. [4] 351 [1]; [4] 272, including half-titles, bound without the engraved 
frontispiece in vol.1 recorded by Keynes. Anchor and dolphin vignette to titles. Greek letter. 
A few edges a little dusty, very occasional slight marginal foxing or yellowing, minor spotting to half-titles.
Original publisher's red cloth, original paper label with title and '2 vol. 12s', small marginal tears to ffeps, labels damaged, spines and covers a little faded, corners bumped. Inscription 'H.B. Marshall. M.A.' to ffeps.
Keynes, p.72. 2 volumes $400.
 
[Horace] Horatius, Flaccus Quintus: (Opera). Londini [London]: Gulielmus Pickering, 1824. 
48mo. (80 x 45 mm), pp. [2], 192, without engraved title-page called for by Keynes. 
With engraved frontispiece. Frontispiece and title-page lightly water stained, light age yellowing.
Contemporary crimson calf, spine tooled in blind and gilt-lettered. Boards a little creased, upper 
bumped, lower hinge starting but holding. 20th-century autograph H. Bradshaw Isherwood to ffep.
 Keynes, p.73.  $120.00
 
Milton, John: Paradise Lost. London: William Pickering, 1835 [but 1832]. 48mo. (90 x 55 mm), 
pp. [3], viii, 248. Frontispiece with engraved author's portrait, engraved title (dated 1835). 
Frontispiece and engraved title slightly foxed, light age yellowing, one
gathering loosening very slightly. Publisher's red cloth, original paper label (damaged). 
Cloth faded, head and foot of spine a bit bumped. Inscription ex-dono Thomas Harvey to Jacobus Toovey dated 1859.
A well-margined, overall clean copy. Printed in diamond type by D. Sidney. Keynes records
copies in red cloth priced at 4s, not 5s as stated on the paper label in this copy. Keynes, p.79.  $175.00
 
[Virgil] Virgilius Maro Publius: (Opera). Londini [London]: typis C. Corrall, impensis Gul.
Pickering, 1821. First edition. 48mo. (79 x 43 mm), pp. 283 [3], including final errata, + engraved 
frontispiece (author's portrait), bound without the engraved title-page mentioned by Keynes. 
Frontispiece foxed at margins, title-page a little soiled, lower margin trimmed, slight yellowing.
Contemporary half dark green calf over marbled boards, spine blind- and gold-tooled, corners, 
head and foot of spine a little rubbed. 'C Pascall Norwood' stamp and autograph 'M.B. Key' to ffep,
 autograph Charles Pascall  July 1841 to fly.  Keynes, p.93.  $125.00

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Annual] Roscoe, Thomas: (Prout, S., illus.:) (The Landscape Annual for 1830:) The Tourist in Switzerland and Italy. London: Robert Jennings, 1830. 8vo., pp. [vii], 278, [ii] + 26 plates including additional engraved title-page, as called for. Each plate protected by a slightly foxed tissue, but only very occasional spots of foxing elsewhere. Slight separation at gutter between frontis and engraved title. Green textured sheepskin, gilt title to spine, a.e.g.. Spine faded, a bit rubbed, lower corners bumped but a very good, sound copy overall. Signed to preliminary blank by the illustrator to his eldest daughter, Rebecca Elizabeth (b.1813). Recent pencilled ownership inscription to ffep. Samuel Prout (1783-1852) was a master of architectural watercolour painting, and sometime teacher of John Ruskin. He was appointed 'Painter in Water-Colours in Ordinary' to King George IV in 1829, and afterwards to Queen Victoria. The plates in this volume were engraved under the direction of the celebrated engraver Charles Heath (1785-1848).  $160.00

Athanasius of Alexandria; Swedenborg, Emanuel: De Athanasii Symbolo. The Athanasian Creed. An Unpublished Manuscript. London: Swedenborg Society (Inc.), 1954. 8vo., pp. [iv], 93, [iii]. Latin and English parallel texts. Internally clean and bright. Green cloth, gilt title to spine and upper board with gilt coat of arms. A little rubbed, near fine. $50.00

Goldsmith, Oliver: (Dobson, Austin, ed.; Jellicoe, John & Railton, Herbert, illus.:) The Poems and Plays. London: J.M. Dent and Co., 1889. 2 vols., 8vo., pp. [viii], 234; xxix, [i], 197, [iii] + frontispiece to each volume and 4 further plates. Half faux vellum, sage green cloth boards, red titles to spines, edges uncut. A bit rubbed, spines slightly grubby, endpapers very toned, but still very good copies overall. Large paper limited edition, of which 150 sold in England and 100 in America. This copy number 55.  

Justinus, Marcus Junianus: (Graevius, Joannes Georgius, ed.:) Historiae Philippicae. Amsterodami [Amsterdam]: Henricum Wetstenium and Traiecti ad Rhenum [Utrecht]: Guillelmum van de Water, 1694. 8vo., pp. [xxiv], 378, [cxxxviii] + engraved frontispiece. Contemporary tan speckled calf, gilt spine with tan morocco label, edges sprinkled red. Spine crackled with a few small chips, joints and edges a little worn, corners bumped. 20th-century bookplate of 'J.E.' to front pastedown. Ms library code to f.f.e.p.. A variorum with the additional notes of Faber (1615-72), Vorst (1623-76) and Scheffer (1621-79), this volume forms part of the twenty-year run of editions of Justinus from 1683, although this particular edition goes unnoticed by Dibdin. Dibdin (4th edn.) II 139 (for the other editions). $295

[Quintilian] Quintilianus, Marcus Fabius: (Spalding, Georg Ludwig, ed.:) De Institutione Oratoria libri duodecim ad codicum veterum fidem recensuit et annotatione explanavit Georg. Ludovicus Spalding A.M. Gymnasii Berolino-Coloniensis professor [...] Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Sumtibus Siegfried Lebrecht Crusii (Vols. I-IV); Sumptibus Frid. Christ. Guil. Vogelii (Vols. V-VI), 1798-1834. 6 vols., 8vo., pp. lxxxvi, 628, [iv]; viii, 652, [ii]; xii, 646, [ii]; xviii, [iv], 718, [ii]; xxviii, 478, [ii]; lxxxiv, 1042, [ii]. Publisher's list to final page verso, vol. I. Vol. VI has additional titlepage facing t.p. proper: 'Lexicon Quintilianeum edidit Eduardus Bonnellus Gymnasii Berolinensis professoris'. Occasional spots of foxing but generally bright, small closed tear to vol. IV title-page. Mid 20th-century half light tan calf, red morocco spine labels, red marbled paper boards, edges lightly sprinkled brown, contrasting marbled endpapers. Some patchy colour variation to spines (possibly from injudicious use of leather dressing), a little rubbed but a very good set. To the flyleaf of each volume, 'David M. Gaunt (Re-bound, Jan. 1968)'. This is likely the classicist David Martin Gaunt who served at Bletchley Park during WWII (see the 'Roll of Honour' on the Bletchley website) and published an edition of Quintilian in 1952. An additional crossed-through ownership inscription to vol. I. An edition much praised by Dibdin (writing of the first four volumes): 'It was wish of Ernesti that some ingenious and erudite scholar, "florens adhuc aetate," would favour the classical world with a complete edition of Quintilian [...]. The above excellent production of Spalding seems to have realised this wish.' Dibdin II 4th edn. 371.  $550

Schneider, J.G.: Historia Amphibiorum, Naturalis et Literariae Fascisculus Primus [...] (&) Secundus [...] Amsterdam: A.Asher & Co., 1968. Facsimile reprint of 1799-1801 edition. 2 vols. in 1. 8vo., pp.xiii, [i], 264, [viii including 2 illustrations, one fold-out.]; vi, 364 + 2 fold-out illustrations. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering, slightly shelf-worn but still a very good copy. Descriptions of frogs, toads, salamanders, crocodiles, snakes, etc. $95

(Thackeray, Francis St John & Stone, Edward Daniel, ed.:) Florilegium Latinum. Translations into Latin Verse: Pre-Victorian Poets. London & New York: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1899. 2 vols., 8vo., pp. xvi, [ii], 244; xvi, 299. Occasional light foxing. Dark blue publisher's cloth, gilt title and illustration to spines and upper boards, top edges gilt and other edges uncut. Spines sunned, endcaps a bit tattered, cloth at head of upper joint vol.II just starting to split, a few small marks, endpapers and edges lightly toned, still a very good set. The Bodley Head Anthologies series, edited by R.H. Case. $95

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McCarthy and His Enemies. By William F. Buckley, Jr. and L. Brent Bozell, Regnery, 1954.  1st edition, with dust jacket.  

Inscribed by “Bill Buckley” (“W” hashed over).  $250

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Life of Washington by John Marshall.  5 Volumes, all 1st editions.  Vols 1-3 1804; Vol. 4 1805; Vol. 5 1807. 

Philadelphia, Wayne.  Portrait frontispiece Volume 1.  The 1st US edition published the maps in a separate Atlas.  

The Atlas is not included in this set.        $1,500

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 Commentarii linguae Graecae, Gulielmo Budaeo, consiliario Regio, supplicúmque libelloru[m] in Regia magistro, auctore. 

Ab eodem accuratè recogniti, atque amplius tertia parte aucti.  Guillaime Bude; Estienne, Paris, 1548.

First Robert Estienne edition of this important work by the most influential of the French humanist scholars of the early 

16th century. The book was instrumental in spreading the study of Greek throughout France. The first edition was originally 

published in 1529, but this definitive edition is enlarged by more than one-third from notes left by Guillaume Budé, 

one of the greatest Renaissance contributors to the study of Greek antiquity. Indeed, Budé's "Commentarii" formed the basis 

for the study of the Greek language in France and served as the basis of Henri Estienne's "Thesaurus Graecae linguae" 

(Schreiber). Provenance:  Bookplate of Panshanger, the estate of the Earls of Cowper.  Emily Lamb married the 4th Earl of Cowper 

in 1805.  Her bother was William Lamb, whose signature and the date October 1807 appear on Title Page.  William Lamb 

later became the 2nd Viscount Melbourne, favorite Prime Minister of Queen Victoria. 

Folio Original bind-stamped vellum, with two clasps.  $3,500.00

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Henry Care; English Liberties: Or, The Free-Born Subject's Inheritance, Containing I. Magna Charta. . .

the Habeas Corpus Act; and several other Statutes, with comments upon each of them 

 London, Printed by Eliz. Nutt  . . .For Arthur Bettesworth, 4th edition, 1719.  $4,000

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De Republica Hebraeorum, Libri III, Editio Novissima; Cunaeus; Amsterdam, Waesbergen & Weyerstraet, 1666.  

16mo., contemporary vellum, engraved title page.  $495.

 

Euclid, Sex Primi Elementorum Geometricorum Libri, George Fournier.  
Cantabridgiensis, 1654. Fournier was a French Jesuit Priest, geographer and mathematician, 
and teacher of Rene Descartes.  Beautifully rebound.	$1,250.

 

1st Printing of Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged.  Stated 1st printing, random House,1957.  

Green cloth.  No dust jacket.  $200.00  SOLD

 

Churchill:  London to Ladysmith via Pretoria, Longmans, Green, 1900.  

1st US edition printed the same year as the UK edition.  All maps present.  $125.  SOLD

 

 

Churchill:  Ian Hamilton's March, Longmans, Green, 1900.  

1st US edition printed the same year as the UK edition.  All maps present.  $175.

 

 

Churchill:  Malakand Field Force 1897, Longmans, Green, 1898.  

1st edition, 1st printing, without errata insert and advertisements dated 12/97.  

All maps present. $3,500.SOLD

 

 

Summa Theologica: In qua Ecclesiæ Catholicæ Doctrina Universa. Saint Thomas Aquinas. 

Douai 1614.  $1,250. SOLD

 

 

Cyrianus Anglicus:  History of the Life and Death of William, Archbishop of Canterbury; 

by P. Heylen; London, A Seile; 1668; beautifully rebound.  $850.00

 

 

Livy's Historiarum Quod Extat, Amsterdam, Elsevier, 1678. 

Second issue of this title with "quod extat" and s.p.q.r. on the shield. W1548; Copinger 2875. Fine binding (ca. 1800).  (Bookplate of T. Douglas Murray, possibly the editor of Jeanne d'Arc, Maid of Orleans, deliverer of France: Being the Story of her Life, her Achievements, and her: Death, as attested on Oath and Set forth in the Original, and author of Sir Samuel Baker; a memoir).  $600.


Nouveau Voyage dans l Amerique Septentrionale en l'Annee 1781 Et Campagne de l'Armee de M. Le Comte 

de Rochambeau; L'Abbe Charles Cesar Robin; Philadelphia and Paris (printed in Paris), Moutard, 1782. First edition; Abbe Robin was a chaplain with Rochambeau's army. This is his account of the pivotal southern campaigns of Rochambeau and Washington, who had joined forces in June to march on Yorktown and then Chesapeake Bay. $500.

The Life and Times of John Calvin, Paul Henry (translated from German by Henry Stebbing), 

Carter, 1854. Second edition, two volumes in one. $100.   

 

 

L'Esprit Des Lois, Ou Du Rapport Que Les Loix Doivent Avoir Avec La Constitution 

De Chaque Gouvernement, Les Moeurs, Le Climat, La Religion, Le Commerce, & C. , 

a Quoi D'Auteu a Ajoutee Des Recherches Nouvelles. Montesquieu, Charles De Secondat, 

Baron De 1689-1755.  Barrillot et Fils, Geneve, 1749.  Two volumes bound in one, 

with two title pages both dated 1749.  Foldout map present behind table of contents of Volume 2. $3,500.  The author is not identified in the early printings.  Bookplate of Hugh Percy.  $3,500.

 

Absalom and Achitophel. A poem. The seventh edition; augmented and revised.  

John Dryden; London, Tonson, 1692. Trimmed down from quarto.  $500.

 

Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis. Translated into English Verse by Mr. Dryden, and several other Eminent Hands. Together with the Satires of Aulus Persius Flaccus. Made English by Mr. Dryden. To Which Is Prefixid a Discourse Concerning the Original and Progress of Satire by Mr. Dryden.
London, Tonson, 1697, early issue (first edition 1693, fourth edition 1711).  
17 plates, including frontispiece, all present.  $450.

Livy, Historiarum, in six volumes, Clarendon, 1813. Full leather, contemporary binding, 
text in four volumes, volume five containing extensive index plus another work, 
De Gentibus et Familiis Romanorum of Richard Streinnio (separately paginated and 
first published in 1571), and volume six being a glossary.  $400.

Hesiod, his works, published by Franz Hacke in 1657, the same year as the Elzevir edition, 

with a vocabulary, extensive notes by Lambert Barla, and a similar title page; 

bound in contemporary vellum. $500

 

 

Miscellaneous Pieces of M. de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu, first and only English edition, 

Wilson and Durham, 1759, contemporary full leather, includes his A Defence of the Spirit of Laws.

 $600.

 

 

The Odyssey, 1655 quarto edition by Elzevir, notes by Didymus, with Batrachomyomachia, 

Hymns, and Homeric index. Full leather, rebacked. Ex-library. $500.

 

 

A Compleat System of Husbandry and Gardening; Or The Gentleman's Companion In The Business

and Pleasures Of A Country Life. Shewing. 1. The several New and mostt Advantagious Ways of 

Tilling Planting Sowing Manuring Improving Gardens Orchards Woods and Coppices. 

I. The Husbandman's Monthly Directions. III. The Interpretation of Rustick Terms with an 

Account of the Several Instruments and Engines Used in the Profession. By John Worlidge. 

London, Pickard, Fifth edition, 1716, with one folding plate. $1,500.

 

 
The Life of Richard Nash, Esq., London, 1762, the important 2nd edition.  
Notable is the signature "Goldsmith" placed on the Dedication page underneath its closing 
"The EDITOR."  There is interest in Goldsmith's writing of this book, and he is considered 
its "anonymous editor."  Significantly, the editor's Dedication page is not included in the 
1st edition.  Goldsmith's attribution to Mr. George Scott as the source of more information 
that is found in this 2nd edition is seen in the Advertisement on the verso of the Dedication page.
If the signature is Goldsmith's, it would appear to be a further acknowledgement of the 
importance of Mr. Scott's personal contribution to the work, although to whom Goldsmith 
presented this volume is unknown.  Both circumstance and similarity of the signature lead us to
 the opinion that the signature is indeed that of Oliver Goldsmith, and, while we offer no 
definitive support for this opinion, the price reflects our opinion.  $3,000
 
 
Yn Vible Casherick, Ny Yn Chenn Chonaant, as Yn Conaant Noa: Veih Ny Chied Ghlaraghyn; 
Dy Kiaralagh Chyndait Ayns Gailck; Ta Shen Dy Ghra, Chengey Ny Mayrey Ellan Vannin
MANX BIBLE (Isle Of Man).  Printed By George Eyre And Andrew Strahan For The British And 
Foreign Bible Society, London, 1819.	$450

Vindication of the Rights of Women on Political and Moral Subjects; Mary Wollstonecraft; 
Philadelphia, Carey, 1794.  This is the 1st Carey edition (page 265 mis-numbered as 256), 
published 4 years after the British edition and 2 years after the first American edition.  
Front board missing; Dedication and Introduction and Contents page (in rear), all present.  
Box made of archival linen, paper and board.	$1,000

The History of British India. James Mill. London, Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1826.  
6 volumes complete with the two large fold-our colored maps.  Original publisher's boards, 
deckled edges, pages uncut.  $650.


Les Pseaumes de David, mis en rime Françoise par Clément Marot, et Théodore de Beze.
Les Notes de la Musique y sont ajustees a chaque mot de Pseaumes pour en faciliter le chant.
Leyden, 1665.  $350

Chaldeae, Sev Aethiopicae Lingu Ae Institutiones. Rome, Typis Sac. 
Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, 1630. 8vo. (8), 86 pp., final blank. 
Contemp. vellum. Second edition of Victorius's introduction to the Ethiopian language, 
first published in 1552. This is the first printing with the newly designed and cut. 
Library stamp of Jose Benavides.	$2,500

The history of the life and sufferings of the Reverend and learned John Wicliffe, D. D. 
Warden of Canterbury Hall, and Publick Professor of Divinity in Oxford; and Rector o
f Lutterworth in Leicestershire, in the Reigns of K. Edward III. and K. Richard II. 
Together with a collection of papers relating to the said history, never before printed. 
By John Lewis, A. M. Minister of Meregate. London, Robert Knaplock, 
and Richard Wilkin,1720.  1st edition. 	$650
 
 
A Tale of a Tub Written for the Universal Improvement of Mankind To Which is Added 
an Account of a Battel Between the Ancient and Modern Books in St James's Library.  
Jonathan Swift; London, John Nutt, 1710.  5th edition with 8 plates.  
An illustrated edition of this satire. With a frontispiece and seven plates. '
A Full and True Account of the Battel' has a separate title page. $750
Free Thoughts on Religion, the Church, and National Happiness. 
Bernard Mandeville.  London, Jauncy and Roberts, 1720. First edition, variant state with 
page xix mis-numbered ixx, without known priority. $1,250.  SOLD
 
A Dissertation on Miracles Containing An Examination of the Principles Advanced 
by David Hume, Esq., In an Essay on Miracles.  George Campbell.  Edinburgh; 
A. Kincaid & J. Bell, 1766.  $300	

Correspondence and Conversations  Alexis de Tocqueville with Nassau William Senior 
from 1834-1859.  London, King, 1872. $275.

The Prince of Abissinia. A Tale. The Fourth Edition. Samuel Johnson; London, 
W. Strahan W. Johnston and J. Dodsley, 1766.  Signature of former owner G.W. Salmon.
Provost of Trinity College, Dublin.  	$300

Pensees Philosophiques. Denis Diderot, Amsterdam  1772.  $500
Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin Consisting of His Life as Written by Himself 
together with Essays, Humorous, Moral & Literary in the Manner of The Spectator. 
London, Robinson. Two volumes in one with both title pages.  3rd edition ca. 1794.  $1,500.									$1,500
 
Im Westen Nichts Neues	(All Quiet on the Western Front). Eric Maria Remarque.  
Berlin, 1929.  1st edition.	$300 

An essay on the history of civil society. The fourth edition revised and corrected. 
Adam Ferguson.  London, T. Cadell, 1773.  Presented by David Murray, Esquire, 
Scottish Painter.  $400
 
An Essay on the Principle of Population; or, a view of its past and present effects 
on human happiness; with an inquiry into our prospects respecting the 
future removal or mitigation of the evils which it occasions. Thomas Malthus. 
London, J. Johnson, 1807, 4th edition.  Two volumes both with half-titles and title pages.  
From the Library of Lewis Thorpe (1913-1977) British philologist and translator.	
Top board volume one, detached.  	$750
 
ONE OF US:  A Novel in Verse; Gilbert Frankau; London, Chatto & Windus, 1917.  
No. 36 of a limited edition of 110 copies signed by both the author and the artist (Fish). $150.									$150.00.

The Piazza Tales (contains the first book appearances of several stories,
including two of Melville's most famous ones, Bartleby and Benito Cereno); 
Herman Melville; , Dix & Edwards, 1856.  1st edition, 1st printing with publisher's 
catalog inserted in rear. 	$1,500.00.  

The Political House That Jack Built, 20th ed., 1819 (13 cuts);
The Real or Constitutional House That Jack Built, 5th ed., 1819, (12 cuts);
The Dorchester Guide of a House That Jack Built, 2nd ed. [n.d.] (13 cuts);
The Man in the Moon, 10th ed., 1820 (15 cuts;)
All illustrations by Cruikshank.  $375.00.


Letter from the Author of the Argument against a Standing Army to the Author 
of the Balancing Letter.  John Trenchard.  London, 1697.  Written in answer to a pamphlet 
by Lord John Somers.  A Brief Reply to the History of Standing Armies in England, with some accounts 
of the Authors.  Daniel DeFoe. 2nd edition, London, 1698.  Written by Defoe in response to Trenchard's arguments against standing armies.
Both titles sold together.   $1,500.	SOLD

Real Life in Ireland or, the Day and Night Scenes.  Brian Boru, Esq. "and his elegant friend" 
Sir Shawn O'Dogherty.  London, Jones, 1829.  All 19 hand-colored plates present. $400 SOLD 

The Select Works of Jonathan Swift. London, McLean, 1826.  5 volumes. $400

The Progress of the Development of the Law of Storms and of the Variable Winds 
with the Practical Application to the Subject of Navigation.  
Lieut.-Colonel William Reid, C.B., F.R.S.  London, Weale, 1849.  
Inscribed by the author to Robert C. Winthrop, Congressman from Connecticut. $300.

                                    

       

 

GREEK & LATIN BOOKS SHOWN ABOVE - FROM LEFT TO RIGHT:

1. Euripides Tragedies - 3 volumes (1889-1892), all in Greek with Latin commentary; newly bound in standard library cloth - $125 

2. Horace, opera omnia - this is #58 of a thousand copies printed by the Medici Society, 1910, full leather, top edge gilt; all Latin - $125 

3. Aelian, varia historia - 2 volumes, half leather, rebacked, 1780, Greek with extensive Latin notes (the Greek is the nice old-style font) and a number of small engravings - $200 

4. Longinus on the Sublime - a 1907 Cambridge Univ. printing in Greek of the famous book on rhetoric with scholarly notes in English, cloth binding, many pages uncut - $95 

5. Aristophanes comedies - 2 volumes (4 volumes in 2), 1810, Oxford Univ. edition, rebacked with original backstrips retained, Greek with Latin notes - $145 

6. Demosthenes - 2 volumes, 3/4 leather, 1859/1868, Greek with notes in English (some underlining and marginal notes), given as a school prize - $100

7. Herodotus - 2 volumes, new cloth but published by Oxford Univ. in 1810, Greek with notes in Latin - $125.

   Harriet Beecher Stowe; A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin; Jewett, 1853.  Soft cover.  $295.  

 

 

   

 

The Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians.  Sir Gardner Wilkinson, London, John Murray.  Six volume set.  The first three volumes are "Their Private Life, Government, Laws, Arts, Manufactures, Religion and Early History."  Published in 1842, the Second edition.  All 17 plates (some in color) are present.  The second three volumes are entitled "Their Religion, Agriculture & etc."  Published in 1841.  There are two volumes of text and one of plates along with an index.  The plates are numbered sequentially from the first set and start at number 18 and end at number 88.  All plates, including some in color and foldout plates, are present.  3/4 leather over marbled boards, with marbled endpapers and top edges gilt.  Contact us for additional details on condition and for more photographs.  $1,500.00