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Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Sumptibus Et Typis B.G. Teubneri, 1830. Hardcover. Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 B.C.-43 B.C.) was the renowned Roman philosopher, politician, and orator. De Officiis, "The Duties," was written the year before he was assassinated and published posthumously. The work was divided into three books. This small volume is bound in quarter leather with marbled paper boards. Chipped, bumped, and rubbed. Paper spine label is tattered. Interior pages are browned and foxed although text is still quite legible. Small library stamp and sticker. A good plus copy of a relatively scarce edition. In Latin. 107 pages. PHIL/010814. Good +.
Paris: 1781. Hardcover. RARE. Very good in full leather with raised bands and gilt tooled panels on spine. Gilt tooling on inner and outer edges of boards. Pages edged in gilt; somewhat faded. Leather on spine is cracked and chipped in places, but gilt is still bright. Bumped corners. Minor bookworm damage to boards in several places. Rubbing/minor staining to boards. Marble endpapers which are faded/rubbed. Laid paper interior is very clean with several spots of foxing and some fading to endpages only. Very light soiling to title page and half-title. Green ribbon bookmark is sewn into binding. Translated from the Greek by Giacomelli. Classical Literature. CLA2/2250. Very Good.
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1991. Hardcover. Near fine in grey cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Small spot of soiling to front cover. Previous owner inscription in pen to first page. In blue dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. 208 pages. CLA/011817. Near Fine / Fine.
Philadelphia: Claxton, Remsen, & Haffelfinger, circa 1890. Hardcover. Bound in later full tan leather boards with gilt title "Josephus" to spine. Text printed in two columns. Light foxing throughout the interior with heavier foxing on the first few pages. Even toning to pages; although, text remains bright. Frontispiece illustration. Full marbled edges. 684 pages. CLA/062416. Good +.
Boston: D. C. Heath and Company, (1930). Hardcover. Very good in very good light green and white price-clipped dustjacket with maroon title to front and spine panels. Minor edgewear and rubbing to dust jacket. Owner's name on front free endpaper. A bit of bumping to corners, spine slightly faded. Classical Literature, Poetry Anthology. POEANT1/4170. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation, (1941). Hardcover. Black and Gold Edition. 8vo. Black cloth covered boards with gilt and red title to spine. Gilt decoration to front board and to spine. Minor edgewear and fading to exterior. Interior is clean and bright. 317 pages. Classics. CLA/042716. Very Good.
New York: American Book Company, 1898. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good- in black leather backed black cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Spine faded to brown. Heavy bumping to edges. Previous owner's writing in pencil and minor foxing and browning throughout, though text remains bright. crack to rear hinge, though binding remains tight. 282 pages + ads. EDU/040918. very Good-.
Oxford: Theatro Sheldoniano and Wilmot Bibliopolam, 1730. Hardcover. Third Edition. SCARCE. A book of writings in both Latin and Greek. Bound in brown leather boards with decorative blind stamping to both boards. Five raised bands to spine. Staining and scuffing to boards and spine, as is common with leather of this age. Hinges are cracked, but they have been expertly repaired. Wear to corners and spine ends. Page edges have darkened but the interior is clean and bright save for aging to page margins. Signed by previous owner and giving the dates in 1770 that he started and finished the book. Interior is very clean with bright text. A very nice copy. 163 pages plus lengthy index. CLA/052404. Very Good.