Antwerp: Ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1559. First Plantin edition of the Latin Bible. The First Plantin Latin Bible... Read More
Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden]: Hackius, et al, 1696. First collected edition. Giraldi, Giglio Gregorio (Lilius Gregorius Gyraldus) 1470-1552) was an Italian scholar and poet, born at Ferrara, "where he early distinguished himself by his talents and acquirements. he removed to Naples, here he lived on familiar terms with Jovianus Pontanus and...
Cambridge, MA: John Bartlett, 1849. First Edition. Van Winkle notes (and illustrates) six variant bindings of the First Edition and states "It is impossible to assign priority to any of them, all being apparently contemporary...it is unlikely that more than 100 were bound at one time."
Basile: Excudebat Henricus Petrus, March, 1543. Second Petrus edition. A Rare Herodian, 1543. Rare edition of the 3rd century historian's account the chaotic period immediately following Marcus Aurelius' death through the brief reign of Gordianus III. The scholarly printer of Basle, Henricus Petrus, had first printed Herodian's text in 1535...
[Geneva]: Excudebat Henricus Stephanus, illustris viri Huldrichi Fuggeri typographus, 1566; 1570. First edition of the Estienne Herodotus, the Greek text and the Latin translation by Valla. The four plates (here printed on three leaves), represent the Tower of Babel; a plan of the city of Babylon; the Bridge of Babylon...
London: John Murray, 1849. First Edition. Elaborate Color Printing, Beautiful Binding.
[N.p: ca. 1500?].
[France: ca. 1240 A.D.]. A fine example of what is often called a "Paris Bible." Written around 1240 A.D. by Dominican monks in France for use in the Sorbonne, this amazingly small, clear hand comprises roughly 20 letters to the inch along the horizontal line, with 11 or 12 lines per inch vertically.
Venetiis [Venice: Aldus] in Aedibus Aldi, et Andreae Soceri, [April 1515]. First Aldine edition. Rubricated Throughout. Sixteenth-century Aldine printing of the early Christian authors Lactantius and Tertullian. This volume includes the De Ira Dei, a treatise against the Stoics and Epicureans, the De Opificio Die, written during Diocletian's persecution of...
London: John Murray, . Second edition.
London: Macmillan and Co. and New York, 1889. One of 250 Large Paper copies of the second edition. Large Paper.
Paris: Imp. Franc. Ambr. Didot sumptibus Guill. de Bure, 1788.
Paris: Imprimé a Rouen, & se vend à Paris, chez Antoine de Sommaville, au Palais, 1663. Chaveau, Francçois. Verse translation by de Brebeuf of the great epic of the Roman civil wars.
London: Longmans. Brown, Reader & Dyer, nd. New Edition.
Paris: Chez Ch. Pougens, A Poitiers: Chez E. P. J. Catineau, An XII 1804. Prospectus. The prospectus contains the review of Fradin's translation by Citoyen Dassier “Rapport fait a l'Athénée de Poitiers, sur la Traduction de Pomponius Mela du Citoyen Fradin.” The work was to be published in 3-8vo volumes.....
London: printed [by James Bettenham] for the author, MDCCXLI. . Large paper issue.
London: Printed for C. Bathhurst, et al, 1782. Signed by Rev. Benjamin Moore (October 5, 1748-Feburary 27, 1816), President of Columbia College and father of Clement C. Moore.
London: printed by W. Bowyer and J. Nichols, 1776. With Inscription That His Father Gave it to Him. This is a copy from the library of the Reverend Clement Clarke Moore (July 15, 1779-July 10, 1863), signed by him on the front endpaper of each volume. In Volume One, "C.C....
Paris: Librairie Larousse, . First edition.
Paris: F. Sant’Andrea et L. Marcerou, . First edition.
[Strassburg: Johann Mentelin, not after 1472]. The Rare, Complete Nicolaus de Lyra Postilla, 1472. Nicholas de Lyra’s (c. 1270–October 1349) monumental commentary on the Bible was one of the most influential texts of the Middle Ages, and in fact, his Postilla is the first printed commentary on the Bible (the.....
Venice: Alessandro Griffio [Appesso Fabio & Agostino Zoppini fratelli], 1584. The Italian ottava rima translation by Giovanni Andrea dell'Anguillara (1517-1570) of Ovid's Metamorphosis, which first appeared in the 1553 Griffio edition. Each book opens with a summary by Francesco Turchi and a half-page woodcut illustration. Commentary by Giuseppe Orologgi follows...
London: Printed for A. Millar, 1751. The Second edition to which is now Prefixed The Life of the Author [by Bayle]. Translation by Thomas Brewster which was first published in 1741.
Paris: Par la Compagnie des Libraires [with pasteover on bookseller's listing], 1706. Nouvelle edition. The works translated into prose by Father Jerome [or Jacques] Tarteron.
Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1891.