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Tercia pars operum Johannis de Gerson doctoris chritianissimi

Tercia pars operum Johannis de Gerson doctoris chritianissimi by GERSON, Johannes de

1494 Jean Gerson INCUNABLE Medieval Catholic Poem Mysticism Josephina Incunabula An extremely rare volume from the 1494 printin...

$5,999.00
Satyrae

Satyrae by PERSIUS, Flaccus Aulus

1499 Mantuanus Poetry + 1507 Satires of Persius Post-Incunable Satyrae ROME Roce Along with Juvenal, Persius was one of the g...

$2,950.00
Histoire Des Romains - Depuis Les Temps Les Plus Recules Jusqu'a l'Invasion Des Barbares

Histoire Des Romains - Depuis Les Temps Les Plus Recules Jusqu'a l'Invasion Des Barbares by ( Roman Empire )Duruy, Victor

Paris. Librairie Hachette. 1879. Bound in extravagantly ornate gilt pictorial red Morocco depicting gilt tooled Roman emblemat...

$2,500.00
Corpus Iuris Civilis

Corpus Iuris Civilis by JUSTINIAN

1569 Corpus Juris Civilis Codicis Institutes Justinian LAW Byzantine HUGE FOLIOS "Freedom is the natural ability of everyone to...

$2,500.00
The Roman Antiquities Of Dionysius Halicarnassensis, Translated Into English, With Notes And Dissertations By Edward Spelman, Esq.

The Roman Antiquities Of Dionysius Halicarnassensis, Translated Into English, With Notes And Dissertations By Edward Spelman, Esq. by Dionysius Halicarnassensis (Denis Halicarnassus), Translated By Edward Spelman [Bookplates Of M. Robert Guggenheim]

London: Booksellers Of London And Westminster, 1758. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Four Volumes, Complete, 1...

$2,500.00
Hoc volumine continentur… Macrobii interpretatio in Somnium Scipionis a Cicerone confictum : euisdem Saturnalia libri septem

Hoc volumine continentur… Macrobii interpretatio in Somnium Scipionis a Cicerone confictum : euisdem Saturnalia libri septem

1515 1st ed Macrobius Saturnalia Dream Scipio Occult Pagan Philosophy Astronomy "Good laws are produced by bad actions." – Mac...

$1,950.00
The Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World (1879 4th Ed.);  [together with] The Sixth Great Oriental Monarchy (1873 1st Ed.); and  The Seventh Great Oriental Monarchy (1876 1st Ed.)

The Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World (1879 4th Ed.); [together with] The Sixth Great Oriental Monarchy (1873 1st Ed.); and The Seventh Great Oriental Monarchy (1876 1st Ed.) by Rawlinson, George

London: John Murray/ Longmans, Green and Co. , 1879. 4th Edition, 1879, of The Five Great Monarchies, John Murray, London; toget...

$1,750.00
Notitia Orbis Antiqui, sive Geographia Plenior, Ab ortu Rerumpublicarum ad Constantinorum tempera Orbis terrarum faciem declarans

Notitia Orbis Antiqui, sive Geographia Plenior, Ab ortu Rerumpublicarum ad Constantinorum tempera Orbis terrarum faciem declarans by Christopher Cellarius

Cantabrigiae [Cambridge] : Joannis Oweni, 1703 A very good early copy of this atlas of the ancient world which was first publish...

£1,200.00
The Civil and Constitutional History of Rome from Its Foundations to the Age of Augustus, in Two Volumes  ( Fine Binding)

The Civil and Constitutional History of Rome from Its Foundations to the Age of Augustus, in Two Volumes ( Fine Binding) by Bankes, Henry

London: John Murray, 1818. SCARCE First Edition, 1818. Finely bound in unsigned contemporary half vellum over marbled boards, gi...

$1,500.00
Rohault

Rohault's system of natural philosophy : illustrated with Dr. Samuel Clarke's notes taken mostly out of Sir Isaac Newton's philosophy. With additions. ... Done into English by John Clarke by ROHAULT, Jacques

1723 1st ed ENGLISH Physics Isaac NEWTON Illustrated Optics by Rohault & ClarkeJacques Rohault was an important French philosoph...

$1,500.00
Nuova raccolta di cento principali vedute antiche e moderne dell

Nuova raccolta di cento principali vedute antiche e moderne dell' alma citta' di Roma e delle sue vicinanze : disposte secondo il metodo dell' itinerario di Roma. by ANTONELLI, Giacomo

1830 1st ed Views of ROME Illustrated Vasi Engravings Pantheon Coliseum Vatican An incredible, valuable mid-19th-century collect...

$1,500.00
The Historie of the World in Five Bookes

The Historie of the World in Five Bookes by Sir Walter Ralegh, Knight

Graies Inn And Furnivalls Inn Gates In Holborne & at the hand and Bible in Duck lane: R Best, Jo Place & Sam Cartwright,...

£1,100.00
Temple des muses, ou, Collection des sujets les plus intéressans de la mythologie : gravés d

Temple des muses, ou, Collection des sujets les plus intéressans de la mythologie : gravés d'après les dessins de Diepenbeck, élève de Rubens. by DIEPENBECK, Abraham

1795 Temple of Muses FAMOUS Mythology Engravings of Abraham Diepenbeck Dutch ART 'Temple of the Muses' is a fascinating late 18...

$1,295.00
Opervm Ambrosii Mediolanensis Episcopi

Opervm Ambrosii Mediolanensis Episcopi by AMBROSE, Saint

1614 HUGE FOLIOS Saint Ambrose of Milan Miracles Roman Empire St. Augustine 5in2 "No one heals himself by wounding another." ...

$1,250.00



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