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CLAUDIANUS.
CLAUDIANUS.

CLAUDIANUS. Cl. Claudiani Quae exstant. Nic. Heinsius Dan. Fil. recensuit ac notas addidit, post primam editionem altera fere parte nunc auctiores. Accedunt selecta Variorum commentaria, accurante C.S.M.D. Amsterdam (Amstelodami), Ex Officina Elzeviriana, 1665. 8vo. (XXVIII),917,(15 index) p. Vellum 20 cm (Ref: Schweiger 2,283/84; Dibdin 1,471: 'in fact the best Variorum edition'; Moss 1,377: 'a very correct and valuable edition' and 'This is one of the very scarcest of the Variorum editions'; Graesse 2,194; Ebert 4757; Brunet 2,88; Ernesti, Bibl. Lat. 1774, 3,201: 'sed optima est ed. a. 1665'; Willems 1350: 'fort bien imprimé'; Rahir 1400; Berghman 2036; Spoelder, Enkhuizen 1, p. 554) (Details: Prize copy, prize gone. 6 thongs laced through both joints. Gilt coat of arms of Enkhuizen within blind ruled borders on both boards. Engraved title depicting the rape of Proserpina, and the battle of ...

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CLAUDIANUS.
CLAUDIANUS.

CLAUDIANUS. Opera Claudiani quat. extant e Claverii, Dempsteri & Barthii praecipue scriptis, maximam vero partem notis Danielis Hartnacci illustrata. Lübeck (Lubacae), Impensis Johannis Wiedemeyeri, 1701. 12mo. (XX),598 p. Half vellum 13.5 cm (Ref: Schweiger 2,284) (Details: Title printed in red and black) (Condition: Binding shabby. Paper on the boards chafed and damaged. Front flyleaf gone. Front inner hinge broken. Small wormhole in the lower corner of the flyleaf and pastedown in the rear. Paper browning) (Note: Claudius Claudianus (ca. 400) was the last important Roman poet. He 'war ein sehr fruchtbarer, temperamentvoller Dichter und bietet reichen historischen Stoff in rhetorischem Stil' (Buchwald, Tusculum-Lexikon, 3rd ed. p. 171/2). As 'tribunus et notarius' he acted as court poet for the emperor Theodosius, his general Stilicho, and the emperor's sons Honorius and Arcadius. In 400 he was ...

€ 140,00
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CLAUDIANUS. Cl. Claudiani Quae exstant. Varietate lectionis et perpetua adnotatione illustrata a Io. Matthia Gesnero. Accedit index uberrimus. Leipzig (Lipsiae), In officina Fritschia, 1759. 8vo. 2 volumes: (XIV) p., p. 1-400; (2),401-720; 222 (index),(2 blank). Vellum. 20 cm (Ref: Neue Pauly, Suppl. 2, p. 178: 'enthält (...) nützlichen lat. Komm.'; Schweiger 2,184: 'Im wesentlichen ist der Text der Ausg. von Heinsius (1650) wiederhohlt, aber auch dessen spätere Emendationen u. ältere Ausgg. zu Rathe gezogen. Die kurzen Anmerkgg. erläutern trefflich den Sinn, die Sprache u. die Sachen'; Dibdin 1,471/72: 'A work so recommended (...) will not make the student hesitate long about the necessity of procuring it.'; Moss 1,377: 'undoubtedly a very excellent and valuable edition'.; Ebert 4759; Brunet 2,88; Graesse 2,194; Not yet in VD18; Fabricius/Ernesti 3,202) (Details: 2 thongs laced ...

€ 225,00
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COLLECTIO PISAURENSIS, omnium poematum, carminum, fragmentorum latinorum, sive ad christianos, sive ad ethnicos, sive ad certos, sive ad incertos poetas; a prima latinae linguae aetate ad sextum usque christianum seculum & Longobardorum in Italiam adventum pertinens, ab omnium poetarum libris, collectionibus, lapidibus, codicibus exscripta. Pesaro (Pisauri), Ex Amantina Chalcographia, 1766. 4to. 6 vols: XVIII,LII,522; (II),XXXV,480; (II),XXIV,529,(1 blank); (II),LXXIV,514; (II),VIII,388; (II),XII,306 p. H.calf 27 cm (Ref: Schweiger 2,1284; Ebert 4932; Brunet 2,134; Graesse 2,215) (Details: Backs with 5 raised bands. Floral ornament in the compartments on the back. Edges dyed red. Engraved printer's mark on the first title, it depicts a flying Fama, the banner of her trumpet reads: 'Hic meret aera liber Sosiis', taken from the 'Ars Poetica' of Horace, verse 345/46: 'Hic meret aera liber Sosiis, hic et mare transit et longum noto scriptori ...

€ 750,00
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COLUTHUS. KOLOUTHOU HARPAGÊ HELENÊS. Coluthi raptus Helenae. Recensuit ad fidem codicum MSS. ac variantes lectiones et notas adiecit Joannes Daniel a Lennep. Accedunt eiusdem animadversionum libri tres tum in Coluthum tum in nonnullos alios auctores. Leeuwarden, (Leovardiae), Ex officina Guilielmi Coulon, Illustr. Frisiae Ordd. & Acad. Typographi, (colophon: Typis J. Brouwer, Franequerae), 1747. 8vo. XXVI,127,(1 blank);215,(1 colophon) p. Vellum 20 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 156632918; Hoffmann I,471; Brunet 2,173/74; Ebert 5018; Graesse 2,231) (Details: 6 thongs laced through both joints. Title in red & black. Greek text with facing Latin translation, and critical notes on the lower part of the page. The second part of the work consists of 2 books with a commentary on Coluthus, and a third on several other Greek authors) (Condition: Vellum showing the patina of its age. Free endpapers gone. Edges of first leaves thumbed. ...

€ 195,00
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CORONELLI,V. Memorie istoriografiche de Regni della Morea, Negroponte, e littorali fin'a Salonichi. Accresciute in questa seconda edizione. Nel Laboratorio del P.M. Coronelli Cosmog. Della Ser. Republica di Venezia. Con privilegio dell'Ecc.mo Senato per anni XXV, si vende alla Libraria del Colosso sul Ponte di Rialto. Venice, 1686. 8vo. (XII),237,(1 blank),(2 index),(2 blank) p., engraved title, 41 maps, city and landscape views, plans and plates. Contemporary interim boards. 17 cm (Ref: W. Goffart, 'Historical Atlases: The First Three Hundred Years, 1570-1870', London/Chicago 2003, no. 689; Graesse 2,273) (Details: Engraved programmatic title page, it depicts the Venetian Lion seizing a fallen Turkish warrior by the throat. Woodcut initials. As is often the case with Coronelli's works, difficulties of plate collation arise: 'The plates in any work of Coronelli present a problem, as he added and substracted or ...

€ 1900,00
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CORPUS CHRISTI.- MASTERS,R. Masters' history of the College of Corpus Christi and the Blessed Virgin Mary in the University of Cambridge. With additional matter and a continuation to the present time by J. Lamb, D.D. Master of the College. Cambridge/London, Printed for the University, John Murray, 1831. 4to. (VI),504 p., 6 engraved plates. Modern half morocco. 31 cm (Details: 6 engraved plates, depicting seals, coats of arms of the Masters and some Fellows; the first plate, a kind of frontispiece, is an engraving, designed by R.B. Harradan and executed by R.W. Smart, depicting 'The Chapel with the Library over it & Pensionary'. § Engraved coat of arms of the College on the title-page) (Condition: Dull paper label on the back. Bookplate pasted on the front pastedown. Front inner hinge cracking. Some foxing. Faint offset caused by the first plate on the title-page) (Note: Corpus Christi College, or in full the ...

€ 165,00
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CORPUS POETARUM LATINORUM, UNO VOLUMINE ABSOLUTUM. Cum selecta varietate lectionis et explicatione brevissima edidit Guilielmus Ernestus Weber, Philosophiae Doctor, Lycei Bremensis Director atque Professor. Frankfurt (Francofurti ad Moenum), Sumptibus et Typis Henrici Ludovici Broenneri, 1833. LXXXII,(II),1419,(3) p. Contemporary calf. 26 cm (Ref: Spoelder p. 507, Arnhem 3) (Details: Prize copy, with the prize, dated 13 July 1850, awarded by the 'Scholarchae' of the Gymnasium of Arnhem to 'Ingenuo bonaque spei juveni Johanni Henrico André dela Porte', and signed by 6 curators and by the Rector J.W. Elink Sterk, Not much is known about Johannes Hendrikus André de la (dela) Porte, 1831-1889. He was born in Arnhem and died there. His family belonged to the local elite. Binding slightly scuffed. Back and boards gilt, gilt coat of arms of Arnhem on both boards) (Condition: foxed throughout, occasionally ...

€ 80,00
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CORSINUS,E. Notae Graecorum, sive vocum et numerorum compendia, quae in aereis atque marmoreis graecorum tabulis observantur. Collegit, recensuit, explicavit easdemque tabulas opportune illustravit Eduardus Corsinus, Cl. Reg. Scholarum Piarum in Academia Pisana Philosophiae Professor. Accedunt dissertationes sex quibus marmora quaedam tum sacra tum profana exponuntur ac emendantur. Florence (Florentiae), e Typographio Imperiali, 1749. Folio. 2 parts in 1: XXXXVIII,92;132 p., 1 folding table. Vellum 38 cm 'On Greek abbreviations' (Ref: Brunet 2,309; Sandys 2,379; Graesse 2,227; Ebert 5315; Neue Pauly 13,282 & 15/3,1177) (Details: Title in red & black. Big engraved title vignet, it depicts 2 seated angels, one of whom points at the radiant symbol of 'Maria Theou', 'Maria the Mother of God' in the background; between them on a pedestal an inscription: 'IN SPIRITU SCIENTIAE ET PIETATIS'; this vignet is an ...

€ 800,00
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CRAVETTA, AYMOON.
CRAVETTA, AYMOON.

CRAVETTA, AYMOON. Tractatus de antiquitatibus temporum, D.N. Aymonis Cravettae a Saviliano iureconsulti clarissimi, et Senatoris Illustrissimi Ducis Ferrariensis. Quaestio item in utranque partem super Statuto Ferrariensi, de mulierum indemnitatibus. Quibus D. Cravettae repetitionem Rubricae de Legatis Primo, nove adiecimus. Venice (Venetiis), Apud Bevilaquam, 1565. 8vo. 733 (recte 719),(87 index),(2 series cartarum and printer's mark),(2 blank) p. Overlapping limp vellum 16 cm (Ref: Edit16 CNCE 13695) (Details: 3 (of 5) thongs laced through the joints. Printer's mark on the title, depicting 'Patientia', a woman chained to a rock on which rests a kind of urn and a celestial sphere; the motto is: 'Superanda omnis fortuna', after Vergil's 'Quidquid erit, superanda omnis fortuna ferendo est'. (Aeneis 5,710) On the last page a repitition of this printer's mark; old short title in ink on the lower edge of ...

€ 220,00
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CUPERUS,G. Gisb. Cuperi Harpocrates, sive Explicatio imagunculae argenteae perantiquae, quae in figuram Harpocratis formata representat Solem. Ejusdem Monumenta antiqua inedita. Multi auctorum loci, multae inscriptiones, marmora, nummi, gemmae, varii ritus, & antiquitates in utroque opusculo emendantur & illustrantur. Accedit Stephani Le Moine Epistola de Melanophoris. Utrecht (Trajecti ad Rhenum), Apud Franciscum Halma, Acad. Typogr., 1687. 4to. (VIII),294,(14 index) p., frontispiece, 6 plates, of which 5 folding, text engravings. Vellum. 20.5 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 833724266; Brunet 6, no. 22603; Cicognara 3212; Ebert 5512; Graesse 2,308) (Details: 5 thongs laced through both joints. Engraved frontispiece, it depicts Harpocrates standing on a pedestal, around him gods like Apollo, Hermes, Serapis and Isis, and in the foreground Tempus, who shovels for Egyptian antiquities. Title printed in red and black. Woodcut printer's mark on ...

€ 640,00
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CURTIUS RUFUS.
CURTIUS RUFUS.
CURTIUS RUFUS.

CURTIUS RUFUS. Hoogberoemde historie van 't leven ende de daden Alexandri de Groote. Inhoudende hoe hy Europa overheerd, Darius der Persen Coninck met gansch Asia ende India tot de Oceanische Zee t'ondergebraght heeft, ende eyntlijck tot Babilon gestorven is. Overgeset uyt Latijn door A. SNEL. Den vierden druck gecorrigeert. Rotterdam, By Pieter van Waesbergen, 1648. 8vo. 513,(14) p. Vellum 16 cm (Ref: Geerebaert 105,c; OiN 154; Schweiger 2,328) (Details: Engraved title, depicting Alexander on horseback, at his feet a trampled Darius; printed in Gothic type, as is usual with translations into Dutch) (Condition: Shabby: vellum worn, back wrinkled; small tear at head of spine; book block loose in binding; front endpapers gone; rear endpapers loose; title soiled, loosening and with thumbed edges; small wormhole in the first 6 leaves near the left upper corner; first 2 gatherings dampstained at the lower margin; gatherings quite loose) (Note: This ...

€ 150,00
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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. 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 ...

€ 340,00
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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 ...

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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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