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BULWER LYTTON,E. De laatste dagen van Pompeji. Naar het Engelsch van E. Lytton Bulwer, schrijver van Eugenius Aram., Pelham, enz. Amsterdam, G.J.A. Beijerinck, 1835. 3 volumes: 289; 248; 249 p. Contemporary half cloth. 23 cm (Historical novel) (Details: All 3 title pages have the same engraving, designed by the Dutch artist Hendrik Breukelaar and executed by the engraver Philippus Velijn, who often worked together; depicted is a scene from the 9th chapter of the 3rd book, 'De spelonk der tooverheks', the meeting of Glaukus, Jone and a female slave with the witch in her cave; at her feet rest a fox and a viper) (Condition: Bindings slightly scuffed. Interior fine) (Note: The famous historical novel 'The Last Days of Pompeii' was first published in 1834. A Dutch translation followed soon. The name of the translator of the novel is however not known for the time being. The reviewer of this novel in the leading literary ...

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BUTTMANN,Ph. Lexilogus, or critical examination of the meaning and etymology of numerous Greek words and passages, intended principally for Homer and Hesiod. By Philip Buttmann, LL.D, late professor in the University of Berlin, and librarian of the Royal Library. Translated and edited with explanatory notes and copious indexes by J.R. Fishlake, late fellow of Wadham College, Oxford. Second edition, revised. London, John Murray, 1840. 8vo. XVI,597 p. Calf 22 cm (Details: Nice binding: Back with 5 raised bands and with gilt floral motives in the compartments.n Orange lettering label in the second compartment of the back. Boards with double fillet gilt borders; marbled endpapers; edges of the boards gilt, book block has marbled edges) (Condition: Some slight wear to the extremities; boards slightly scratched; blind stamp of 'W.J. Richards, Bookseller, High St. 104, Oxford' in the front flyleaf) (Note: Philipp Karl Buttmann, ...

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CAESAR. C. Julius Cesars Aantekeningen der Gallische, Burgerlyke, Alexandrynsche, Africaansche, en Hispanische oorlogen. Uit het Latyn verduischt door Abraham Bogaert. Met kopere plaaten verciert. Amsterdam, By Nicolaas Ten Hoorn, Boekverkoper, 1709. 8vo. 2 volumes in 1: (XVI),341 (recte 339),(26 index),(3 blank); (IV),381,(30 index),(3 blank) p., 12 engraved plates (of which 4 folding) Vellum 16.5 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 177072024; Geerebaert 98,3; OiN p. 127; Schweiger 2,55) (Details: 5 thongs laced through the joints. Engraved printer's device on the title, it depicts a kind of medal, with a resting Muse on it; at her feet a wreath, an opened book and a lyre; the legend reads: 'Proficit et recreat'; the medal rests on a collection of musical instruments and theatrical objects. The plates are in fine condition. The first plate of volume 1 is a portrait of Caesar, below his portrait is the famous murder scene; first plate of volume 2 ...

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CAESAR. C. Juli Caesaris Commentarii de Bello Gallico et Civili, und diejenigen Bücher welche A. Hirtius oder Oppius, auch noch ein ander unbekandter Auctor von dem Alexandrinischen, Afrikanischen und Hispanischen Kriegen beygefüget haben. Mit Deutschen Anmerkungen, darinnen 1) die schweresten Constructiones gewiesen, 2) die Antiquitäten hinlänglich erleutert, 3) die eingeschobenen falschen Passagen bemercket, und 4) die nettesten Phrases auf eine ungezwungene Art ins Teutsche übersetzet werden. Nebst 6 accuraten Land-Charten, einem darüber gestellten curieusen Register, (...). Halle im Magdeburgischen, Zu finden in der Rengerischen Buchhandlung, 1718. 8vo. (XXIV),690 (recte 688) p.; frontispiece, 6 folding maps. Vellum 18 cm (Ref: VD18 10206892; Schweiger 2,46) (Details: Engraved frontispiece: depicting Caesar at his desk; in his right hand he holds a pen, with his left hand he points at a trophy. The motto is ...

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CAESAR. C. Julii Caesaris De Bellis Gallico et Civili Pompejano, necnon A. Hirtii, aliorumque de Bellis Alexandrino, Africano, et Hispaniensi Commentarii, ad MSStorum fidem expressi, cum integris notis Dionysii Vossii, Joannis Davisii, et Samuelis Clarkii. Cura et studio Francisci Oudendorpii, qui suas animadversiones, ac varias lectiones adjecit. Leiden (Lugd. Bat.), Apud Samuelem Luchtmans, Rotterdam (Rotterodami), Apud Johannem Danielem Beman, 1737. 4to. 2 volumes in 1: (XXVIII, including a frontispiece),1035,(33 index) p., portrait of Caesar, 3 folding maps, and 10 (folding) plates. Calf 25 cm. <Fundamental> (Ref: STCN ppn 189161027; Neue Pauly, Suppl. 2 p. 129; Schweiger 2,46/47; Dibdin 1,363: 'An admirable and truly critical edition'; Brunet 1,1456/57; Moss 1,236; Fabricius/Ernesti 1,264; Graesse 2,8; Ebert 3282; Spoelder p. 642/43, Middelburg 4) (Details: Prize copy, without the prize. Backstrip adorned by gilt rolls. ...

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CALLIMACHUS. Callimachi Hymni, epigrammata et fragmenta ex recensione Theodori J.G.F. Graevii, cum ejusdem animadversionibus. Accedunt N. Frischlini, H. Stephani, B. Vulcanii, P. Voetii, A.T.F. Daceriae, R. Bentleii commentarius, et annotationes viri illustrissimi Ezechielis Spanhemii, nec non praeter fragmenta, quae ante Vulcanius & Daceria publicarant, nova, quae Spanhemius & Bentleius collegerunt, & digesserunt. Hujus cura & studio quaedam quoque inedita epigrammata Callimachi nunc primum in lucem prodeunt. Utrecht (Ultrajecti), Apud Franciscum Halmam, Guilielmum vande Water, 1697. 8vo. 2 volumes: (XXXII),1-438; 369-496,(138); (16),758,(64 index) p., frontispiece, 6 engraved plates, and occasional engraved text illustrations. Vellum 21 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 833518089; Hoffmann 1,429: 'Vorzügliche Werth erh. diese Ausg. durch Spanheim's u. Bentley's Noten'; Dibdin 1,368/69: 'An excellent and erudite edition' and the scholar ...

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CALLIMACHUS.
CALLIMACHUS.
CALLIMACHUS.

CALLIMACHUS. Callimachi Hymni et Epigrammata. Ex recensione Io. Aug. Ernesti. Curavit Christophorus Fridericus Loesnerus. Leipzig (Lipsiae), Sumptibus Caspari Fritsch, 1774. (Colophon: Lipsiae, Ex officina Breitkopfiorum, 1774) 8vo. (II, portrait of Callimachus), 6,112,(30 index) p. Contemporary boards. 18.5 cm (Ref: VD18 10534695; Hoffmann 1,430; Dibdin 1,371; Moss 1,250; Graesse 2,18; Ebert 3347) (Details: Boards covered with marbled paper. Red shield on the back. Contains a praefatio, Greek text & a translation into Latin, and 6 p. of Variae Lectiones from a manuscript that Ernesti thought worthwile, and an index of 30 pages. Nice portrait of Callimachus, engraved by Sysang, as frontispiece. The German engraver Johann Christoph Sysang, 1703-1757, made this portrait for the Callimachus edition of Leipzig 1741, published by Breitkopf in Leipzig. The copper plate for this portrait was used again in this 1774 edition, which ...

€ 110,00
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CAMERARIUS,J.
CAMERARIUS,J.
CAMERARIUS,J.

CAMERARIUS,J. Notatio figurarum orationis et mutatae simplicis elocutionis in apostolicis scriptis, ad perspiciendam de intellecto sermone, sententiam autorum, studio Ioachimi Camerarii Pabepergensis. Leipzig (Lipsiae), Edita in Officina Valentini Papae, 1556. 8vo. (XVI,368) p. Modern hardback. 16.5 cm (Ref: VD16 C 485; cf. Brunet 1,1513, he mentions only the edition of Leipzig 1572) (Details: Modern and modest binding; the second and last gathering of the introduction, 8 leaves, is missing; this last half of the introduction is added in photocopy. Some woodcut inititals) (Condition: Paper on the boards very superficially damaged. The second and third leaf of the first gathering are loose, the remaining leaves of this first gathering are loosening; the last gathering of the introduction is missing) (Note: The German classical scholar Joachim Camerarius was born in 1500 in Bamberg. He died in Leipzig in 1574. He held classical ...

€ 525,00
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CAPELLE,A.G. VAN. Commentatio de Regibus et Antiquitatibus Pergamenis. N.pl., n.d. (Amsterdam, 1842) VIII,172 p., 1 plate with coins, 1 folding lithographed map. Contemporary blue stiff wrappers. 28 cm (Note: The Dutch schoolmaster Arend Gerard van Capelle, 1795-1852, was conrector, and later rector of the Gymnasium of Amsterdam, the precursor of the 'Barlaeus Gymnasium'. His dissertation of 1817 was on Hellenistic history, 'De Zenobia, Palmyrenorum Augusta'. He published also an edition of Terentius, 'P. Terentii Afri Comoediae quas ad fidem optimarum editionum denuo castigavit, illustravit, edidit Arentius Gerardus Van Cappelle', (Amsterdam 1838).
Book number: 152696 Euro 150.00

Keywords: (Oude Druk), (Rare Books), Asia Minor, Dutch imprints, Greek art and archaeology, Greek history, Hellenismus, Kleinasien, Pergamon, Pergamum, antike altertum antiquity, griechische Geschichte, griechische ...

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CARMINA BURANA.- BISCHOFF,B. Carmina Burana. (Faksimile-Ausgabe der Benediktbeurer Liederhandschrift) München, Prestel Verlag, 1967. 2 volumes: 39 p.; 112,7 leaves. Half vellum, in slipcase. 25.5 cm (Note: Number 132 of 300 copies printed. § Facsimile of the 'Benediktbeurer Liederhandschrift' of the 'Carmina Burana', and 'Fragmenta Burana' (Clm. 4660 and 4660 a) of the 'Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München'. The first volume, of 39 pages, contains: 'Bernard Bischoff, Carmina Burana. Einführung zur Faksimile-Ausgabe der Benediktbeurer Liederhandschrift'. The edition is produced, and introduced (in German and in English) by Bernhard Bischoff. § From the colophon: 'Die Faksimilierung führte aus die Graphische Kunstanstalt Ganymed in Berlin, die Einführung von Prof. Berhard Bischoff druckten Brügel & Sohn in Ansbach. (...) Nr. 1 bis 300 erschienen im ...

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CASAUBON,I.
CASAUBON,I.
CASAUBON,I.
CASAUBON,I.

CASAUBON,I. Isaaci Casauboni De Satyrica Graecorum Poesi, & Romanorum Satira libri duo. In quibus etiam poetae recensentur, qui in utraque poesi floruerunt. (Accedit: Cyclops Euripidae latinitate donata, a Q. Septimo Florente Christiano) Paris (Parisiis), Apud Ambrosium & Hieronymum Drouart, 1605. 8vo. (XVI),356,(2 addenda),(2 blank),38,(2 blank) p., 1 text engraving. Restored full calf 17 'Casaubon produced the first critical survey of literary history in his 'De Satyra Graecorum Poesi & Romanorum Satira', which has gone through many editions and can fairly be called a model of its kind'. (Wilamowitz) (Ref: Brunet 1,1613/14; Ebert 3628) (Details: Binding tastefully and expertly restored, antique style. Back with 4 raised bands. The remains of the original gilt back skillfully attached to the spine. An engraving of an ancient gem on p. 67) (Condition: Title slightly spotted; paper slightly yellowing) ...

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CASSIUS DIO.
CASSIUS DIO.
CASSIUS DIO.
CASSIUS DIO.
CASSIUS DIO.

CASSIUS DIO. Dionis Casii Cocceiani Historiae Romanae libri XLVI, partim integri, partim mutili, partim excerpti. Io. Leunclavii studio tam aucti quam expoliti. Fragmenta priorum XXXIV amissorum, & posteriorum XX librorum. Notae Leunclavii, quibus Dionia plurima restituuntur. Adiectus index copiosissimus. Frankfurt (Francofurti), Apud Andreae Wecheli heredes, Claudium Marnium & Ioan. Aubrium, 1592. 8vo. (XVI),1101,(1),(105 index),(1 printer's mark) p., 1 folding table. Vellum 18 cm (Ref: VD16 D 1794; Hoffmann 1,551; Dibdin 505/06; Graesse 2,393/94) (Details: 5 thongs laced through the joints. Wechel's woodcut printer's mark on the title and the last page, depicting the winged horse Pegasus gracefully arched over a caduceus and 2 intertwined cornucopiae. Inserted is a folding table with a genealogical tree of the Iulii, from Caesar to Nero. This book contains a Latin translation of the extant books (libri 36/60, covering ...

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CATO.
CATO.

CATO. Dionysii Catonis Disticha de moribus ad filium. Cum notis integris Scaligeri, Barthii, Daumii; scholiis atque animadversionibus selectis Erasmi, Opitii, Wachii; et metaphrasi graeca Planudis et Scaligeri. Quibus accedunt Boxhornii dissertatio, et Henrici Cannegieteri rescripta Boxhornio de Catone; nec non Joan. Hild. Withofii Dissertationes binae de distichorum auctore et vera illorum lectione. Recensuit, suasque adnotationes addidit Otto Arntzenius. Editio altera auctior & emendatior. Amsterdam (Amstelaedami), Ex officina Schouteniana, 1754. 8vo. LXXVI (including frontispiece),578,(36 index),(2 blank) p. Contemporary vellum. 21 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 191502472; Schweiger 2,70: 'Der Herausgeber hat seine eigenen Anmerkungen sehr vermehrt'; Brunet 1,1668; Graesse 2,82; Ebert 3736: 'A new recension from MSS. and old editions') (Details: 6 thongs laced through both joints. Boards with gilt borders and corner pieces; gilt ...

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CATO.
CATO.
CATO.
CATO.
CATO.

CATO. Dionysii Catonis Disticha de moribus ad filium, praeter sedulam variantis lectionis per omnia conlationem, lectissimis etiam adornata flosculis poeticis, una cum singulis adposita distichis, binorum quoque versuum, idiomatum vero diversorum, interpretatione quincuplice. Adjecta sunt lemmata Catoniana, suis quaeque restituta distichis. (And:) Historia critica Catoniana, per singulorum seriem consuetam, Dionysii Catonis Distichorum ex ordine deducta. Cui praemittuntur Maximi Planudis Metaphrasis Graeca, cum castigationibus Josephi Scaligeri in eamdem perpetuis: itemque Desiderii Erasmi concinna expositio. Adnexae sunt (...) Barthii, Opitii, Daumii, Wachii, Boxhornii, Cannegieteri, Withofii & Arntzeniorum fratrum animadversiones selectae. Addita quoque ad calcem Distichorum cuique nova paraphrasis. Amsterdam (Amstelaedami), Apud Franciscum Houttuyn, 1759. 8vo. 2 volumes, in different bindings: Volume 1, vellum & 21 cm: XVI,348 p., 5 engraved ...

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CATULLUS, TIBULLUS, PROPERTIUS.
CATULLUS, TIBULLUS, PROPERTIUS.
CATULLUS, TIBULLUS, PROPERTIUS.

CATULLUS, TIBULLUS, PROPERTIUS. Catullus, Tibullus, Propertius. Paris (Parisiis), Ex officina Simonis Colinaei, 1543. 16mo. 160 leaves. Calf 11.5 cm (Ref: Schweiger 2,79; Moss 1,259: 'very rare work' & 'neatly printed'; Brunet 1,1678; Ebert 3757: 'after the first Aldine' of 1502; Fabricius/Ernesti 1,93) (Details: Binding skillfully repaired; back with 3 raised bands; boards with double fillet borders; title mounted and with architectural borders) (Condition: Binding somewhat scuffed, back rubbed; the title has been mounted, thus repairing a small hole in the center where a name has been cut out. Two small pinpoint wormholes in outer margin of the first 42 leaves. Some small ink annotations. A small and faint waterstain at the right lower corner of the first 40 pages) (Note: This triumvirate of Latin erotic poets was already united in one edition in 1472, published in Venice by Vindelinus de Spira. ...

€ 360,00
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CATULLUS, TIBULLUS, PROPERTIUS.
CATULLUS, TIBULLUS, PROPERTIUS.
CATULLUS, TIBULLUS, PROPERTIUS.
CATULLUS, TIBULLUS, PROPERTIUS.

CATULLUS, TIBULLUS, PROPERTIUS. M. Antonii Mureti commentarius in Catullum. Eiusdem scholia in Tibullum & Propertium. (Bound with:) Josephi Scaligeri Iul. Caesaris filii Castigationes in Catullum, Tibullum, Propertium. N.pl., 1582. (Antwerpen (Antverpiae), Apud Aegidium Radaeum, 1582) 8vo. 2 parts in 1: 192,(6),(2 blank); 240,(7 index),(1 blank) 19th century hardback 16.5 cm (Ref: STCV 12916176 & 12916175; Schweiger 2,80; Graesse 2,86; Ebert 3760; Fabricius/Ernesti 1,93; cf Neue Pauly Suppl. 2 p. 142 for the edition of 1577) (Details: Red shield with gilt lettering on the back. This book contains part 2 and 3 of 'Catulli, Tibulli, Propertii nova editio. Iosephus Scaliger Iul. Caesaris F. recensuit. Eiusdem in eosdem castigationum liber'. It was published in Antwerpen, 'Apud Aegidium Radaeum', in 1582. The first part, which is lacking in this volume, contains the texts of Catullus, Tibullus and Propertius. Part 2 and 3 ...

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CATULLUS, TIBULLUS, PROPERTIUS.
CATULLUS, TIBULLUS, PROPERTIUS.
CATULLUS, TIBULLUS, PROPERTIUS.
CATULLUS, TIBULLUS, PROPERTIUS.

CATULLUS, TIBULLUS, PROPERTIUS. Catulli, Tibulli et Propertii Opera. London (Londini), Ex Officina Jacobi Tonson & Johannis Watts, 1715. 12mo. (XXXII),243,(353),(3 blank) p., frontispiece. Vellum. 15 cm (Ref: ESTC T145213; Schweiger 2,82: 'Von M. Maittaire besorgt. Der Text is nach der Cantabr.1702 abgedruckt und eine Auswahl von Varr. ders. beigefügt'; cf. Dibdin 1,377 on the 1702 ed. 'a splendid and accurate edition'; Moss 1,263; Ebert 3768; Graesse 2,87) (Details: Frontispiece by the French artist Louis du Guernier, who made illustrations for the so-called series of Maittaire Classics of Tonson. (See the note) The frontispiece depicts a bucolic scene with the three poets in the foreground, busy writing their poetry; in the centre a thronelike carriage pulled by two swans, and in the carriage Venus and Amor. Title printed in red & black. Woodcut printer's mark on the title, showing several kinds of ...

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CATULLUS, TIBULLUS, PROPERTIUS.
CATULLUS, TIBULLUS, PROPERTIUS.

CATULLUS, TIBULLUS, PROPERTIUS. Catulli, Tibulli et Propertii opera. Birmingham (Birminghamiae), Typis Johannis Baskerville, 1772. 8vo. (II),276 p. Calf 17 cm (Ref: ESTC No. T4788; Schweiger 2,83; Brunet 1,1680; Ebert 3774; Gaskell, 45) (Condition: Binding scuffed and damaged at the extremes. Both boards loose. Some faint stains on the title; paper yellowing. In need of rebinding) (Provenance: On the lower pastedown the engraved bookplate of 'Lewis Duval'. The bookplate shows a shield that rests on 2 palm branches, above the shield a garland; On the shield a monkey/ape, sitting on the globe, and holding in his right hand a palm) (Collation: pi2 (pi1 blank), A-Z6) (Photographs on request)
Book number: 120221 Euro 75.00

Keywords: (Oude Druk), (Rare Books), Catull, Catullus, Dichtkunst, Latin literature, Poesie, Properce, Propertius, Properz, Tibull, Tibullus, antike altertum antiquity, ...

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CEBES. KEBÊTOS THÊBAIOU PINAX. Cebes, des Thebaners Gemählde, mit erklärenden Anmerkungen und einem vollständigen Wortregister. Für Schulen bearbeitet von Johann David Büchling. Meissen, Bey Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Erbstein, 1796. 8vo. 176 p. Contemporary boards 18 cm (Ref: VD18 11454512; Hoffmann 1,443; not in Graesse or Ebert) (Details: Schoolbook, with an introduction of 34 p. At the end an index verborum of 54 p. Greek text on the upper half of the page, German notes on the lower half) (Condition: Cover worn at the extremities. Paper slightly yellowing. Two ownership inscriptions on the front endpapers) (Note: The dialogue Cebetis tabula dates from the first century A.D., it was attributed to the philosopher Cebes, a student of the Athenian Socrates. In it an ancient temple painting, which caught the attention of two visitors, is explained by an old man. It is an allegorical ...

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CENSORINUS. Censorinus De die natali. Henric. Lindenbrogius recensuit, et notis, iterata hac editione passim adauctis, illustravit. Leiden (Lugduni Batavorum), Ex officina Ioannis Maire, 1642. 8vo. (XVI),250,(38 index) p., text illustrations,1 plate. Rebacked full calf. 15.5 cm 'According to J.J. Scaliger a 'liber aureolus', a 'Golden Book'. (Ref: Breugelmans p. 490, 1642:3; STCN ppn 840199821; Schweiger 2,101; Graesse 2,101; Ebert 3909) (Details: Backstrip skillfully restored in antique style, ruled gilt and with 4 raised bands, and with a red shield in the second compartment. Woodcut printer's mark on title, depicting a farmer who stamps a shovel into the ground; above the head of the farmer: 'fac et spera'. Some woodcut illustrations. The plate bears an astrological diagram) (Condition: The original boards have been preserved, but are scuffed and scratched. Some superficial damaged by insects ...

€ 220,00
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