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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: Mifflin & Parry, 1830. Hardcover. Bound in the original tan paper over blue paper covered boards with paper title label to spine. Small chip to title label. Rubbing, wear, markings, and fading to boards and spine. Minor wear to corners and edges of boards. Heavy foxing to interior. Unopened pages. 127 pages. A thin octavo. POE/071422. Very Good.
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 +.
Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Sumtu E.B. Schwickerti, 1791. Scarce. A later edition of a work in Latin first published in 1727. Bound in quarter brown leather with titling to spine and with brown paper boards. Leather chipped on spine. Bumping and chipping to corners and edges. Interior pages have scattered foxing, browning to page edges. Ink notations on front pastedown and endpapers as well as some notes in text margins. About very good. Measures 5.25 x 9 inches. 802 pages.
Paris: Isidore Liseux, 1879. Hardcover. Poggio (1380 - 1459) was an Italian scholar and early Renaissance humanist. He is best known for rediscovering many classical Latin texts. This set includes the life of Poggio, a memorial of the works of Poggio, and his tales. Ex-library with library stamp mostly removed from bottom of title pages and library stickers removed from front boards and rear endpapers. Both volumes are bound in three quarter red leather over marbled paper covered boards with gilt titles to spines. Minor wear to hinges and edges of boards. Marbled endpapers and top edges gilt. Both volumes have the original vellum wrappers bound in to the rear. Clean interiors with head and tailpieces and engraved initials. Text in English and Latin. An attractive set despite being ex-library. Volume I has 203 pages; Volume II has 248 pages plus 7 pages of ads. Very Good.
Philadelphia: Impensis Mathaei Carey, 1793. Hardcover. Later edition. Text in Greek with Latin notes to rear. Bound in full dark brown leather boards with remnants of paper title to spine. Leather on front hinge is cracked. Writting in both pen and pencil to endpapers. Toning to pages and occasional spots of soiling. 22 pages Greek / 12 pages Latin. Size: about 6 x 3.5 inches. GRE/062322. Very Good.