[Paris]: Jean Dupré, [7 May 1501]. First Paris edition. Giulio Pomponio Leto, also known as Julius Pompoinius Laetus... Read More about Romanæ historiæ compendium &hellip
[Florence: Giunta, 1513]. First octavo edition. Incomplete copy of an important edition of Vitruvius, with the woodcut illustrations in reduction from the 1511 edition. Read More about Vitrvvivs itervm et Frontinvs à Iocvndo revisi repvrgatiqve qvantvm ex collatione licvit]....
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1932. First edition. Read More about Hill Towns and Cities of Northern Italy
Naples: Nella Stamperia Simoniana, 1804. Second edition. Treatise on begging. Read More about Ragionamento Sulla Mendicita. (Argument on Begging)...colle note dello stesso autore
Milan: ULRICO HOEPLI, Nd. Sesta Edizione integra. Read More about Il Decamerone
a la Haye: Jean van Duren, 1741. Second edition. First published Paris (Didot) 1740. Read More about Parallèle des Romains et des François par rapport au gouvernement
[Verona]: 1795. Exceedingly rare advertisement broadside for a fencing performance organized and directed by Benedetto Lauberg, fencing teacher. The broadside lists the attendants and notes that there will be a dance interlude. Read More about Accademia d’Armi da Eseguirsi il Giorno Ventisei Agosto in San Zeno in Monte Dalli Signori...
Chicago: A. c. McClurg & Co, 1904. First edition. Read More about Florence in the Poetry of the Brownings
Venice: Turrini, 1656. First edition. Read More about Delle Historie Memorabili contiene le Guerre d'Italia de' nostri Tempi: Di Girolamo Brusoni...
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1834. First American edition. Bulwer-Lytton’s most celebrated novel, one which virtually established a new genre of historical fiction. Inspired by his visit to the studio of the Russian painter Karl Bryullov at Rome, where an enormous canvas representing the catastrophe was hung. Read More about The Last Days of Pompeii
London: Smith, Elder, 1876. First edition, second issue (remainder binding). Read More about Etruscan Bologna
London: Smith, Elder, 1876. First edition. Read More about Etruscan Bologna
New York: G.P.Putnam, 1896. With the siganature of Hamilton Twombly, Jr. Madison, N.J. on the front free-endpaper. Read More about Julius Caesar and the Foundation of the Roman Imperial System
Venice: Aldus, 1519. Second Aldine edition. Commentaries of Caesar's campaigns in Africa, Spain, and France, reprinted from the 1513 Aldus edition, including the prefaces written by Aldus and the architect Giovanni Giocondo, as well as the same woodcuts (cf. Renouard, p. 88). The volume is an excellent example of the... Read More about Hoc Volumine Continentur Haec. Commentariorum de bello Gallico libri 8. De bello civili...
Amstelodami: apud Ioannem Ianssonium, 1644. With Maps and Superb Woodcuts. Read More about Opera] C. Iulii Caesaris quae extant. Ex recensione Ios. Scaligeri
Hollywood or Beverly Hills: September 1938. WITH: Nancy Kelly (1921-1995), Actress ANS.Beverly Hills September 1938. WITH: Margaret Tallichet (1914-1991), Actress, wifec of William Wyler. ANS3 different inscriptions on one leaf from Eisie's notebook. Read More about ANS. To Alfred Eisenstaedt. WITH: Nancy Kelly ANS. WITH: Margaret Tallichet ANS
London: John Murray, 1923. Later edition. Read More about Isabella d’Este Marchioness of Mantua, 1474-1539. A Study of the Renaissance
Venice: Appresso Marco Ginammi, 1636. First edition in Italian. An Anti-Slavery Milestone. Bartoloméo de Las Casas, the great Spanish priest and advocate of the Indians, had witnessed the atrocities committed by the Spaniards in the New World, and upon his return to Spain he initiated a series of attacks on..... Read More about Il supplice schiavo indiano ... tradotto in Italiano per opera di Marco Ginammi
Milan: Longanesi, . Terza edizione. Read More about Il Bel Mondo Inglese dell'ottocento (Il giovane Melbourne
Paris: A. Quantin, 1881. Read More about La Vie ... Traduction par Léopold Leclanché
Torino: Giulio Einaudi, Editore, 1953. Read More about Cività sepolte Il romanzo dell'archeologia
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1910-1911. Read More about Romance of Imperial Rome; Romance Of Roman Villas; Romance of Italian Villas; Romance of the...
[Venice: Molinari], 1850. First edition. Scarce bibliography of the works of the Venetian historian and antiquarian Cicogna (1789-1868). OCLC locates only 2 copies in the US. the attribution comes from NUC (via OCLC). Read More about Di alcuni scritti pubblicati da Emmanuele Antonio Cicogna Veneziano dall'anno MDCCCVIII al MDCCCL
Venice: 1800. Seconda edizione Veneta. School geography, based upon earlier geographies printed at Rome by Zempel. The last chapter discusses “Nuovo Scoperte” including short accounts of Cook’s voyages and discoveries in the Antarctic regions.Only one copy recorded in OCLC. Read More about Compendio di Geografia Moderna, accresciuta delle ultime scoperte &c. Ad uso del Collegio...
Florence: 26 May, 1610. A heartfelt letter of condolence to his cousin, the widow of Henry IV of France. In addition, Cosimo (the Duke of Tuscany) has also sent his secretary, Andrea Cioli, and offers the assistance of the house of Medici: "di tutta questa sua Casa."Marie de' Medici and... Read More about Letter signed to Marie de' Medici offering condolences on the assassination of her husband, Henry IV