Classical Antiquity

  • # 43026

    LINDSAY, JACK

    The complete works of Gaius Petronius

    Done into English by Jack Lindsay with one hundred illustrations by Norman Lindsay. Comprising the Satyricon and Poems. London : Fanfrolico Press, [1927]. Quarto, half-vellum stained red over marbled boards (light wear, spine sunned), top edge gilt, others uncut, a very good copy with 100 Lindsay illustrations. Limited to 650 copies, signed and numbered by …

  • # 22302

    Raymond of Sabunde (c.1385-1436)

    Theologia naturalis sive Liber creatura[rum] specialiter de homine [et] de natura eius in qua[n]tum homo.

    :[et] de his qu[a] sunt ei necessaria ad cognoscendu[m] seip[su]m [et] Deu[m] [et] om[n]e debitu[m] ad q[uo]d ho[mo] tenet[ur] et obligatur tam Deo q[uam] p[ro]ximo. Impressus Nurembergae : Per Anthoniu[m] koberger [sic] inibi co[n]cluem, 1502. Folio (290 x 210 mm), contemporary sheep over wooden boards (lacking clasps), elaborate blind-tooling to both boards, upper board including …

  • # 42634

    CARPZOV, Johann Gottlob (1679 - 1767)

    Apparatus historico criticus Antiquitatum sacri Codicis et gentis Hebraeae.

    Uberrimis annotationibus in Thomae Goodwini Mosen et Aaronem. Frankfurt am Main und Leipzig, Gleditsch, 1748. Quarto, blind-embossed contemporary vellum, a little marked, manuscript title to spine, hinges and joints expertly strengthened, bookplate to front pastedown, portrait frontispiece, title in red and black, pp. x; [vi]; 164; [2]; 820; (66 – index], woodcut headpieces and initials, …

  • # 42281

    SALMON, F. J., et al. (PALESTINE SURVEY)

    [MAP] Palestine of the Old Testament.

    Jaffa : Survey of Palestine, 1938. Colour map, 580 x 370 mm (sheet); scale 1: 500,000; with an inset map of Southern Palestine, and border decoration based on Old Testament-period motifs; in very fine condition, folding into the original grey wrappers, 190 x 110 mm, the front with an illustration of Abraham’s oak at Hebron, …

  • # 41298

    FABRICIUS, Johann Albert (1668-1736)

    Codex pseudepigraphus Veteris Testamenti,

    collectus castigatus, testimoniisque, censuris & animadversionibus illustratus à Johanne Alberto Fabricio, SS. Theol. D. & Professore Publ. in Gymnasio Hamburgensi.  Hamburg and Leipzig : Christian Liebezeit, 1713. First edition. Octavo (165 x 105 mm), slightly later full calf with gilt-tooled board edges, spine in gilt-ruled compartments with gilt decoration and contrasting leather title and volume …

  • # 41297

    MAURITIUS, Martin

    Tractatus philologicus de sortitione veterum, Hebraeorum inprimis, ex S. Scriptura, Talmude, Paraphrasibus & Commentatoribus, aliisque tam Hebraeorum quam exterorum monumentis congestus, in quo plurima S. Scripturae loca illustrantur.

    Basileae : J.L. König, 1692. Octavo (175 x 105 mm), full contemporary vellum over boards, spine with early manuscript title (spine darkened), title-page in red and black (browning and some offsetting, minor crease at top edge), pp. [16], 485, [27]; decorative head- and tailpieces; text in Latin, with Hebrew frequently quoted in sections; occasional browning …

  • # 41524

    HASE, Theodor (HASAEUS, Theodor) and IKEN, Conrad (IKENIUS, Conrad)

    [PROTESTANT THEOLOGY] Thesaurus novus theologico-philologicus: sive sylloge dissertationum exegeticarum ad selectiora atque insigniora veteris et novi instrumenti loca; a theologis protestantibus

    maximam partem in Germania diversis temporibus separatim editarum, nunc vero secundum seriem librorum, capitum & commatum digestarum, junctimque recusarum, additis indicibus necessariis. Ex musaeo Theodori Hasaei et Conradi Ikenii doctorum in illustri Schola & Ecclesia Bremensi. [Pars prima]. Leiden : Apud Theodorum Haak, 1732. Folio (395 x 260 mm), contemporary vellum over boards decorated in …

  • # 40226

    [LAET, Joannes de, editor]

    Gallia, sive de Francorum Regis Dominiis et opibus Commentarius.

    Lugduni Batavorvm [Leiden] : Ex officina Elzeviriana, 1629. 32mo (105 x 63 mm), contemporary vellum (very lightly marked), spine lettered in ink ‘Gallia’; edges stained red; engraved title-page, pp. [xvi], 461, [1]; pages tanned, tear to one leaf (no loss of text), otherwise very good throughout; verso of front endpaper with old stamp of Biblioteca …

  • # 40543

    RELAND, Adriaan [Hadrianus RELANDUS]

    [JUDAICA] Hadriani Relandi … Antiquitates Sacrae Veterum Hebraeorum.

    Cum in eas tum praesertim in systema rituum sacrorum quale stante templo altero auctoritate pharisaeorum invaluit et II. partibus postremis libri continetur. Notas et animadversiones adiecit Ioh. Eberhardus Rauiu … … Herborn : Johann Nikolaus Andreae Witwe, 1743. Thick octavo (170 x 110 mm); contemporary vellum over boards, spine lettered in manuscript (spine expertly reattached, …

  • # 40223

    [OVID]

    P. Ovidii. Opera quae extant.

    London : J. Brindley, 1745. Five volumes, 24mo (120 x 70 mm), in uniform early 19th-century bindings of gilt-ruled calf (very good condition, some minor wear to the corners and joints, second volume with short repaired tear at foot of spine), spines decorated in gilt and with burgundy calf title and volume pieces stamped in …

  • # 40102

    CICERO, M. Tullius (106-43 BCE)

    [BINDING] M. Tullii Ciceronis Familiarum Epistolarum Libri XVI.

    Cum Hubertini Crescentinatis, Martini Philetici, Iod. Badii Ascensii, Ioan. Baptistae Egnatii, & Pauli Manutii ab ipso proxime recognitis, emendatis, atq; auctis comentariis, & aliorum doctissimorum virorum, quorum nomina subscripsimus, annotationibus sparsim appositis, quibus difficillima quaeque Ciceronis loca explicantur, & mendosa corriguntur … Adiectis praeterea argumentis, & lemmatibus Giberti Longolii … … Venetiis : apud Johannem Mariam Bonellum, …

  • # 38942

    LONEY, Alan

    Soma : guarding the body poems from the fragments of the pre-Socratic philosophers with typographic images (Alan Loney’s copy)

    Melbourne : Electio Editions, 2008. Octavo, publisher’s brown papered boards in burnt orange cloth-covered slipcase (slight wear to corner), 48 pp., with numerous illustrations; internally pristine, a fine copy. Signed and numbered by the poet. Limited to 30 copies, of which 26 (lettered A – Z) are for sale, this is one of four numbered copies, number …

  • # 38592

    AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO, Saint

    [CAMBRIDGE BINDING]. Liber epistolarum beati Augustini episcopi Hipponensis ecclesiae

    Paris : Badius Ascensius, 1515 (colophon). Folio, ff. [viii], CCLXII, [31] (lacking last blank); title-page within a large historiated woodcut border enclosing the printer’s device, many criblé initials throughout; a few minute pinhead wormholes scattered through the second part, a slightly larger one in quire f (not impairing legibility); in a contemporary Cambridge binding by …

  • # 37684

    LINDSAY, Jack; LINDSAY, Norman

    The complete works of Gaius Petronius (prospectus)

    Done into English by Jack Lindsay with one hundred illustrations by Norman Lindsay. Comprising the Satyricon and Poems. London : Fanfrolico Press, [1927]. Quarto, 320 x 235 mm, folded sheet, two specimen illustrations by Norman Lindsay loosely inserted, edges a little creased, a very good copy. Arnold P8.

  • # 37254

    OLDHAM, John (1653-1683)

    The works of John Oldham, together with his remains.

    London : printed for Jo. Hindmarsh, bookseller to his Royal Highness, at the Black Bull in Cornhil, 1684 [and 1685]. First collected edition. Four parts in one volume, octavo (190 mm), contemporary full calf (boards scuffed), spine with raised bands, gilt decoration and contrasting leather title piece lettered in gilt; pp. [8], 148 (Satyrs upon …

  • # 37109

    SAURIN, Jacques (1677-1730)

    Discours historiques, critiques, théologiques et moraux sur les evenemens les plus mémorables du Vieux et du Nouveau Testament.

    Amsterdam : Sauzet ; La Haye : Pierre de Hondt, 1720-1739. Ten volumes (complete), octavo (200 x 130 mm), uniform contemporary bindings of vellum over boards, spines with titles and volume numbers in early manuscript; VI-[1]-LXX-592 pp., 4 pl. + [5]-554-[86] pp., 15 pl. + [12]-XIV-[6]-494 pp., 1 pl. + [4]-563 pp., 5 pl. + …