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Hudibra, First, Second, Third and Subsequent Parts. First Edition, First Issue 1663 by Butler, Samuel

Butler, Samuel. "Hudibras. The First Part. Written in the time of the late Wars". [4], 268 pages. First Authorized Edition, first issue, with "Saint" in imprint spelled out in full; errata is present, lacking the imprimatur leaf (dated Nov. 11, 1662), and...

From Calix Books

$3,550.00


EMBLEMS BOUND BY RIVIERE: A collection of emblemes, ancient and moderne: quickened with metricall illustrations, both morall and divine: and disposed into lotteries, that instruction, and good counsell, may bee furthered by an honest and pleasant recreation. by Wither, George (1588-1667)

London: Printed by A[ugustine]. M[athewes]. for Henry Taunton, and are to be sold at his shop in Saint Dunstanes Church-yard, 1635. 1st Edition . Full leather. Near Fine. Passe, Crispijn van de (c.1565-1637); Marshall, William (active 1617-1650). First...

From Lyppard Books

£4,250.00


An essay concerning humane understanding: in four books by LOCKE, John

1695 John LOCKE Essay Concerning Human Understanding Philosophy Tabula Rasa"I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts." – John Locke The very first modern attempt to analyze human knowledge! (PMM)After studying me...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$2,500.00


1607 BRITANNIA WILLIAM CAMDEN 1ST MAP EDITION 57 COMPLETE MAPS FOLIO LEATHER ENGLAND U.K. GEOGRAPHY by William Camden

BRITANNIA1607; William Camden; 6th Latin Edition, First Map Edition; London, George Bishop, Ioannis Norton; Full Leather, Re-backed; Latin Text; 10/860 Pages +Index; w9.6"xh13.1"; Extremely Rare!ATTRIBUTES:Full Folio Leather cover design with some gold bo...

From Roga Books

$8,599.00


El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha by CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de

Madrid, Joachin Ibarra, 1782.En 8vo, 4 Tomos. (15,9 x 10 cm.) 4 vols. I: Port., vi-ccclxv-280 p., 6 láminas inc. retrato y un gran mapa plegado. II: Port., iv-602 p. 6 láminas. III: Port., xxi-437 p., 6 láminas. IV: Port., vi-492 p. 6 láminas. Encuade...

From Grupo Editorial Rosa Maria Porrúa

$3,560.00


1699 THE HISTORICAL LIBRARY OF DIODORUS THE SICILIAN 1ST ENGLISH EDITION MAPS FOLIO LEATHER EGYPT PERSIA WAR HISTORY by Diodorus Siculus, George Booth

THE HISTORICAL LIBRARY OF DIODORUS THE SICILIAN 1699/1700; Diodorus Siculus, George Booth; 1st English Edition; London, Printed by Edw. Jones for Awnsham and John Churchil; Folio Leather, Re-backed w/spine laid down; Illustrated Maps; 28/797/24 Pages; w8....

From Roga Books

$999.00


The Mourning Bride, a Tragedy. as it is acted at the theatre in Lincoln's Inn-Fields, by His Majesty's Servants by Congreve, William

London: J. Tonson, 1697. Second Edition. Three quarter cloth. Very good. Scarce. A very good second edition of Mr. Congreve's famous work. [WING C5858] Blue three quarter cloth over maroon and blue marbled boards. Appears to be missing the first fre...

From Uncommon Works, IOBA

$500.00


L'Alcoran De Mahomet by Quran

1685 QURAN Koran Islam Mohammed Mahomet Du Ryer BANNED Muslim Alcoran A rare, 17th-century printing of the Quran in French. This highly desirable Islamic text was translated by Andre du Ryer, known for his accuracy in French translations. Du Ryer transla...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$950.00


The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New: with annotations and parallel Scriptures : to which is annex'd the harmony of the Gospels : as also, the reduction of the Jewish weights, coins and measures, to our English standards: and a table of the promises in Scripture by Holy Bible

1690 1st ed Holy BIBLE Nonconformist Church of England Samuel Clark FOLIO Samuel Clark was a 17th-century English Bible annotator who, at the approval of other Nonconformist ministers such as George Whitefield, published his edition of the Holy Bible in ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$1,500.00


Vernacular Translation of the Military Tale of the Han and Chu. Tsūzoku kanso gundan, 通俗漢楚軍談. つうぞくかんそぐんだん。 by Unknown

1696 Japanese Woodblock Chinese History Tsuzoku kanso gundan Qing Han War CHINA A 17th century Sino-Japanese woodblock print history of the Chu-Han Contention between the Qing and Han Dynasty bound in the fukurotoji style. The Tsuzoku kanso gundan is the ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$950.00


The Works of Virgil: Containing His Pastorals, Georgics, and Aeneis. Translated into English Verse; by Mr Dryden by Virgil, John Dryden

London : Jacob Tonson, 1697 A good copy in contemporary full leather binding with frontispiece, title page in red and black inks, and 91 (of 101) full page engravings. This is the first illustrated edition of Dryden's famous translations of Virgil'...

From E C Books

£1,800.00


Tales from Shakespeare (1807) by Charles and Mary Lamb

London, Thomas Hodgkins at the Juvenile Press, 1807. The best first edition of _Tales from Shakespeare_ available for purchase. A fine, clean copy.These 20 tales are illustrated with 20 engraved illustrations by William Mulready. First edition, first impr...

From Amy's Beautiful Books

$2,900.00


Biblia Sacra, Vulgatae ed., Sixti V. Pont. Max. jussu recognita et Clementis VIII. auctoritate edita. by Holy Bible

1691 BIBLE Biblia Sacra Vulgate Latin Sixtus V Clement VIII Carteron Apocrypha A rare, late-17th-century Vulgate Biblia Sacra published in Lyon by Claude Carteron. This edition includes books of Esdras and Manasses, which are not always included in Vulg...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$599.00


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