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Ovid's Heroicall Epistles. Englished by W. S.

By Ovidius, P.N.

London: printed for William Gilbertson, at the signe of the Bible without Newgate in Gilt-spur-street, 1653. Octavo. [xvi], 190pp. A8-N8 [N8 blank]. The fourth edition. Edition statement from added engraved title-page. Later calf, gilt. Hinges worn. .

$4200.00

Bernhardi Vareni Med. D. Descriptio regni Japoniæ et Siam. Item de Japoniorum religione & Siamensium. De diversis omnium gentium religionibus. Quibus, præmissâ dissertatione de variis rerum publicarum generibus, ...

By Varenius, Bernhardus.

Cantabrigiæ: ex officina Joan. Hayes, celeberrimæ Academiæ typographi. 1673. Impensis Samuelis Simpson Bibliopolæ Cantab. Octavo. [12], 292pp. Title-page in red-and-black. Divisional title page on leaf G8r: Appendix ad descriptionem Regni Japoniæ continet hæc. Divisional title page on leaf H5r: Descriptio regni Siam, per Iodocum Schoutenium, ... Divisional title page on leaf Q5r: Brevis informatio de diversis gentium religionibus. Nineteenth-century sheep over marbled boards, repaired. ESTC R3703; Wing V105. .

$3500.00

Ovid de Ponto. Containing foure books of elegies. Written by him in Tomos, a citie of Pontus, in the foure last yeares of his life, and so dyed there in the seaventh yeare of his banishment from Rome. Translated by W.S.

By Ovidius, P.N.

Printed at London: By T. Cotes, for Michael Sparke Iunior, dwelling at the blue Bible in Greene Arbor, 1640. Octavo. No pagination. [136]pp. A2, B8-I8, K2. The second edition. Calf by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. With a woodcut. From the library of Ormond G. Smith, of Street & Smith fame, with his bookplate. ESTC S113742; STC 18939. .

$4200.00

Tenenda non tollenda, or The necessity of preserving tenures in capite and by knight-service, vvhich according to their first institution were, and are yet, a great part of the salus populi, and the safety and defence of the King, as well as of his People

By Philipps, Fabian.

London: printed by Thomas Leach, for the author, and are to be sold by Abel Roper at the sign of the Sun in Fleetstreet, 1660. Quarto. [xiv], 276pp. Preliminary leaf A1r numbered 1. Contemporary calf, repaired. Wing P2019; ESTC R16070. .

$1100.00

Joan. Scapulæ Lexicon Græco-Latinum, e probatis auctoribus locupletatum, cum indicibus, et Græco et Latino, auctis, et correctis.

By Scapula, Joannes.

Londini: impensis Iosuae Kirton, & Samuelis Thomson, 1652. Folio. 5ff., 1790 columns, [240], 62pp., 63-366 columns. Nineteenth-century diced calf, rebacked. Heavily gilt. ESTC R219189; Willems 706; Berghman 712; Ebert 20462; Copinger 4109; Rahir 703. .

$1100.00

The virgin vvidow. A comedie. Written by Fra. Quarles.

By Quarles, Francis.

London: printed for R. Royston at the Angel in Ivie-lane, 1656. Quarto. [iv], 63, [i]pp. Second edition. My copy has "vvidow." Twentieth-century calf, blind tooled. ESTC R10774; Wing Q119; Horden, J. Quarles, XXIX, 2; Greg II, 690(b). .

$3700.00

The lives of the most famous English poets, or The honour of Parnassus; in a brief essay of the works and writings of above two hundred of them, from the time of K. William the Conqueror, to the reign of His present Majesty King James II.

By Winstanley, William.

London: printed by H. Clark, for Samuel Manship at the sign of the Black Bull in Cornhil, 1687. Octavo. [xxiv], 221, [iii]pp. A8, a4, B8-P8. The last leaf is blank. Contemporary calf, repaired. With an engraved frontispiece portrait signed: F.H. Van. Houe. sculp., lacking in this copy. ESTC R363; Wing W3065; Grolier, Wither to Prior 1004..

$1800.00

The antiquities of Palmyra. Containing the history of the city, and its emperors, from its foundation to the present time. With an appendix of critical observations on the names, religion, and government of the country.

By Seller, Abednego.

London: printed for S. Smith and B. Walford, printers to the Royal Society, at the Princes-Arms in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1696. Octavo. [xlviii], 382, [ii]pp. Dedication signed: Ab. Sellerus, i.e. Abednego Seller. Includes bibliographical references. With final errata leaf. Reversed calf. Large folding panorama (repaired) and double-page plate of coins. ESTC R2998; Wing S2448. .

$1900.00

Ouids Tristia containinge fiue bookes of mournfull elegies which hee sweetly composed in the midst of his aduersitie, while hee liu'd in Tomos a cittie of Pontus where hee dyed after seauen yeares banishment from Rome. Translated into English by. W.S.

By Ovidius, P.N.

London: printed [by Thomas and Richard Cotes] for Fra: Groue and are to bee sould at his shopp on Snowe hill neere the Sarazens head, 1637. Octavo. No pagination. [130]pp. A6 (A1 + chi1), B8-H8, I2. Title-page engraved and signed: T: Cecill. sculp:. Leaves A2 and A3 are mis-signed A3 and A2 respectively. A1 contains "The explanation of the frontispiece," in verse. Calf by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. From the library of Ormond G. Smith, of Smith & Street Publications fame, with his bookplate. ESTC S113816; STC (2nd ed.), 18980. .

$4200.00

Tyrocinium pharmaceuticum: sive Collectanea Galeno-Spagyrica, Scoto-Britannica, medicamentorum simplicium & compositorum, omnibus medicis, pharmacopoeis & chirurgis utilissima, ex antiquis & neotericis, ...

By Hay, Alexander.

Edinburgi: excudebant Hæredes & successores Andreæ Anderson, typographi Regiæ Majestatis, M DC. XCVII. Prostant venales in officina Jacobi Wardlaw bibliopolæ in area Parliamenti, [1697]. Duodecimo. [viii], 180, [iv]pp. Contemporary calf, rebacked. ESTC R177921; Wing H1200; Aldis 3669..

$2400.00

Pyrrhus King of Epirus. A tragedy, acted at the New Theatre, in Little Lincoln's-Inn-Fields, by His Majesty's servants.

By Hopkins, Charles.

London: printed for Samuel Briscoe, in Covent-Garden; Peter Buck, at the sign of the Temple, and Daniel Dring, at the Harrow and Crown, in Fleet-street, 1695. Quarto. [viii], 48, [iv]pp. Half-title missing. Penultimate leaf bears "Epilogue" on recto and advertisement on verso. Last leaf is blank. Modern quarter red morocco over marbled boards. ESTC R2284; Wing H2726. The Prologue is by Congreve. .

$1500.00

The elder brother: a comedie. Acted at the private house in Blacke Fryers, with great applause, by His late Majesties Servants. Printed according to the true copie. Written by Francis Beaumont, and John Fletcher. Gent.

By Fletcher, John.

London: printed for Humphrey Moseley, and are to be sold at his shop at the Princes Armes in St. Paules Church yard, 1651. Quarto. [iv], 61, [i]pp. Second edition. Half blue morocco over cloth. ESTC R17691; Wing (2nd ed., 1994), B1586; Greg II, 515(c). Acts I and V are ascribed to Philip Massinger, who probably completed the play after Fletcher's death. The attribution to Beaumont, based on the entry on the title-page, is erroneous. .

$3200.00

Some Passages of the Life and Death of the Right Honourable John Earl of Rochester, who died the 26th of July, 1680. Writen by his own Direction on his Death-Bed, By Gilbert Burnet, D.D.

By Burnet, Gilbert.

London: Printed for Richard Chiswel, at the Rose and Crown in St. Pauls Church-Yard, 1680. Octavo. [xvi], 182, [viii]pp. First edition, first state, with errata uncorrected and listed on A8v. Contemporary calf. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Rochester by R. White. ESTC R15099; Wing (2nd ed., 1994) B5922; Grolier, Wither to Prior 125. With the ownership inscription of Somerset Davies on the title-page. This could be Davies, Somerset (?1754-1817), of Wigmore Hall, Salop and Croft Castle, Herefs, MP for Ludlow (9 May 1783 - 1784). - (info on ownership inscription from URL: https://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1754-1790/member/davies-somerset-1754-1817) .

$500.00

Lexicon heptaglotton, Hebraicum, Chaldaicum, Syriacum, Samaritanum, Æthiopicum, Arabicum, conjunctim; et Persicum, separatim. In quo, omnes voces Hebrææ, Chaldææ, Syræ, Samaritanæ, Æthiopicæ, Arabicæ, & Persicæ, tam in MSSis. quàm impressis Libris, ...

By Castell, Edmund.

Londini: imprimebat Thomas Roycroft, LL. orientalium typographus Regius, 1669. Large folio. Two volumes. I: [x]pp., 44 columns, 1656 columns; II: [ii]pp., 1657-4008, 339, 342-422, 421-573 columns, [i]p. a2-b2, [chi]1(=*F2?), *A2-*E2, *F1, A2-Z2, 2A4-4L4, 4M2; 4N2-5E2, 5F4-9C4, 2A2-3B2. Title-page in red-and-black. Contemporary calf, rebacked. With the frontispiece portrait signed: Will. Faithorne, pinxit et sculpsit. ESTC R16460; Wing C1224 & C1225. Some old marginal waterstaining. The 573 columns shown as being part of volume two, bound with volume one. A very good copy. .

$2000.00

Estatutos da Vniuersidade de Coimbra. Confirmados por el rey nosso Sñor Dom Ioão o 4. em o anno de 1653. Impressos por mandado e orde de Manoel de Saldanha do Conselho de Sua Magestade, Reitor da mesma Vniuersidade e Bispo eleito de Viseo.

Em Coimbra: Na Officina de Thome Carualho, impressor da universidade anno 1654. Folio. [ii], 14, [xvi], 330, [iv], 208, 10, [vi]pp. []1, a4-b4, *4, ¶4, A6-Z6, Aa6-Dd6, Ee4, §2, A6-Q6, R8, A6, a2. Leaves b4, *4 & Ee4 are blank. b4 and *4 are lacking in this copy. Text in two columns. Errors in pagination: p. 65 numbered as 61; p. 98 numbered as 96; p. 119 numbered as 116; p. 154 numbered as 145; p. 297 numbered as 197; p. 59 numbered as 57; p. 60 numbered as 58. Speckled calf. Spine gilt. Engraved plate of the university insignia, with letterpress caption at top. Signed: "Josepha d. Ayalla. Obidos 1653." Engraved title-page in architectural border with allegorical figures. Decorative woodcut intials and head- and tail-pieces. Silva, Innocencio Francisco da. Diccionario bibliographico Portuguez, Lisboa, Na imprensa nacional, 1859. Vol. 2, p. 236. Some worming, mainly to upper outer corner. About half an inch of the top of the title-page has been removed to excise a previous owner's name..

$1350.00

Syriasmvs, id est, Grammatica Lingvae Syriacae, cvm Fvndamentis necessariis, tvm Paradigmatibvs plenioribvs, tvm deniqve Vbere syntaxi, et Idiomatibvs Lingvae, instrvcta.

By Michaelis, Christian Benedict.

Halae Magdebvrgicae: Impensis Orphanotrophei, 1741 Quarto. [viii], 176pp. Title-page in red-and-black. With an engraved title vignette. First edition. Contemporary boards. Duplicate from the Vatican Library, with its stamp on the title-page and last page. In Latin and Syriac.

$250.00

Epistola Ho-Elianæ. Familiar Letters Domestic and Forren. A New Volume of Familiar Letters and Additional Letters ... By the Same Author.

By Howell, James.

London: Printed by W.H. for Humphrey Moseley, 1650. Octavo. Three parts in one. I: [xxiv], 256, [2]pp.; II: [iv], 122, [8]pp.; III: [ii], 44, [xxiv]pp. Second edition, but first collected edition. Separate title-pages. Modern inlaid full goatskin, very poorly executed. With the William Marshall frontispiece in facsimile. Wing H3072; ESTC R711. Along with the frontispiece, leaves b1-b8 of the index, and pp. 1-2 are also in facsimile. A2 in part II bound at the end of part III..

$200.00

Il pastor fido, tragicommedia pastorale. Del molto illustre sig. caualiere Battista Guarini. Ora in questa vltima impressione di curiose, & dotte annotationi arricchito, & di bellissime figure ornato.

By Guarini, Giovanni Battista.

In Venetia: appresso Gio. Battista Ciotti, 1605. Quarto. [xvi]ff., 487, [i]pp. a8-b8, A8-Z8, Aa8-Gg8, Hh4. 'Aurora' printer's device on title-page, which is within ornamental woodcut border. Roman letter. Errors in pagination in signature A8. Nineteenth-century boards, worn. Frontispiece portrait by Lucas Kilian of the author and six full-page engravings by F. Valesio. Woodcut initials..

$700.00

Commentaires historiques contenans l'histoire generale des empereurs, imperatrices, caesars et tyrans de l'Empire romain.

By Tristan de Saint-Amant, sieur, Jean.

A Paris: Chez S. Hure, au Coeur-Bon, et Frederic Leonard, a l'Escu de Venise, rue Saint Iacques, 1657. Folio. Three volumes. I: [xii], 16, [xiv], 757, [i], [xxiv]pp.; II: [ii], 681, [i], 4pp.; III: [ii], 748, 4, [lxiv]pp. With a half-title to volume one. Title-pages in red-and-black. Contemporary calf. Illustrated. .

$4500.00

Dictionnaire etymologique, ou origines de la langue francoise, par Mr. Menage. Nouvelle edition revue & augmentee par l'auteur. Avec les origines francoises de Mr. de Caseneuve: un Discours sur la science des etymologies, par le P. Besnier, ...

By Menage, Gilles.

A Paris: Chez Jean Anisson Directeur de l'Imprimerie Royale, rue Saint-Jacques, à la Fleur de Lis de Florence, 1694. Folio. pp. [cxii], 740, [x], 100, [iii, last page blank]pp. With the half-title present. Second edition. Caseneuve's Les Origines Francoise with separately printed title-page and preliminaries. Contemporary vellum, repaired. Title-page to Caseneuve's Les Origines Francoise misplaced, but present..

$700.00

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