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ARISTOTLE
The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle, Books I-Iv. , and Book X, Chaps. Vi-Ix, with Notes By E.L. Hawkins
. James Thornton, 1881 - 156pp. orig. cloth. binding samaged, partly split front hinge, first e.p. detached Heavily annotated and underlined in pencil. Nicomachean Ethics is the name normally given to the most well-known work by Aristotle on virtue and moral character. It plays a prominent role in defining Aristotelian ethics.
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Book number: F3251
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DEMOSTHENES,
Orationes.
=. 1854. Editit Immanuel Bekker. Editio Stereotypa. Vol. I, Pars II. Volo. II Pars I. Vol. II Pars II. Three volumes, Leipzig, Tauchnitz, 1854; 151-306pp. viii, 166pp. 167-388pp.; publisher's printed wrappers, near contemporary bookseller's stamp on front wrapper of one volume, from which wrapper there is also a little loss of paper at head of spine, early owner's name [Dr Nowotny] in pencil in each volume. These verygood copies are from Tauchnitz's "Octavausgabe", which consisted in all of three volumes in six parts.
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Book number: IS002257
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 21 US$ 25.37 | JP¥ 2793]
Keywords: Ianweb Classical Greek Liteature Ancient Greek History Classical Greece Tauchnitz

 
DIEFFENBACH, P.,
Ueber Den Gott Cautopates
0. und seine Beziehung zum Mithdrasdienste, nebst Nachrichten ueber einige zu Friedberg gefundenen und dahin einschlagenden Alterthuemer.[Archiv. d. hist. Vereins, 6.Bd. 2. Heft]. Off-print, no place, no date [c. 1845]; pp. 243 - 262, with folding lithogrphed plate; cont. blue sugar-paper wrappers, bookplate of Bibliotheca Lindesiana on front paste-down; slight foxing; Inscribed and signed by the author on the front wrapper. Dieffenbach relates the history of scholarly aluusions to a god "Cautopates" being revered in the Roman empire, although there had been scant evidence, and here writes up the unearthing of his image with an inscription during construction work on the railway station in Friedberg. He takes Cautopates to be another name for Mithras, shown on the folding plate with his cap.
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Book number: IS002330
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.25 US$ 35.24 | JP¥ 3879]
Keywords: Ianweb Mithras Latin Ancient Rome Mythology Roman Religion Comparative Religion German Signed Books

 
KING, JOHN R.,
The Fourteen Philippic Orations of Marcus Tullius Cicero
. a new translation mainly from the text of Halm. Oxford : James Thornton, 1878, 268pp. + publisher's catalogue of 40pp. hardback, worn binding, names of 2 previous owners on f./e.p, dated 1882 and 1884.
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Book number: F3245
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ROBERT, CARL,
Archaeologische Hermeneutik.
0. 1919. Anleitung zur //deutung klassischer Bidwerke. Mit 300 Abbildungen im Text. Berlin, 1919; c. 19cm. x 24cm.; [viii], 432pp. with 300 illustrations; publisher maroon cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities worn, If you wish to order, please ask about cost of postage, as this is a heavy book.
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Book number: IS002310
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 35 US$ 42.29 | JP¥ 4654]
Keywords: Ianweb German Ancient Greek Classics Classical Antiquity Art History Archaeology

 
SCHLEGEL, FRIEDICH,
Sammtliche Werke.
0. 1846. Zweite Original-Ausgabe. 15 volumes bound in 7, Wien, 1846; with frontispiece portrait; contemporary half cloth over marbled boards, mottled edges; traces of round paper labels at base of spines, foxing, varying from very light to moderate. The second collected edition, with additional material - but with the first two volumes being an 1847 reprinting or reissue of the "Geschichte der alten und neuen Literatur", with that as title to each, instead of "Saemmtliche Werke". Formerly in the possession of Professor E.L.Stahl of the University of Oxford, with his pencil annotations and underlining to the fifth volume, "Kritik und Theorie der alten und neuen Poesie".
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Book number: IS00725
GBP 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 174.5 US$ 211.43 | JP¥ 23272]
Keywords: Ianweb Ian Romanticism Linguistics German Romantic Literature Literary Theory Literary Criticism Medieval Classical Antiquity Classics Philosophy German Literature French Literature Antiquarian Rare Collected Editions

 
GAIUS SUETONIUS TRANQUILLUS;
Le Vite de' Dodici Cesari Di Gajo Suetonio Tranquillo ; Tradotte in Volgar Fiorentino Da F. Paolo Del Rosso Cavalier Gerosolimitano. Nuova Edizione
. con le vere effigie de' Cesari ed altre illustrazioni dichiarate nella lettera dell'editore a' lettori. In Venezia appresso Francesco Piacentini. MDCCXXXVIII [1738], XIX, [1], 377, [3]pp.: Title page in black and red, with engraved title vignette. With added engraved title page in pictorial frame, with same motto as title vignette and title: "Gajo Suetonio Tranquillo Le vite de' dodici Cesari".Signed by J [ohn ] B[aptist] Jackson, 1738. With medallion portraits also by Jackson, tail-pieces, initials. With a dedication by F[rancesco] Priscianese, Vita di Gajo Suetonio Tranquillo" On pp. 367 - 369: "Nuova traduzione della giunta fatta a Suetonio da Giovanni Ludovico Vives. This work was originally published in Rome in 1544. Paolo Del Rosso, d. 1569. OCLC Number: 39805559/ 797830889. Signature in ink on reverse of title. Some slight browning to corners and inner margins of initial and rear few pages and very occasionally in the margins. In a dark brown new quarter morocco binding, spine with 5 raised bands and red title label, cloth covered boards, new end papers . John Baptist Jackson (1701-1754) trained as a wood engraver before traveling to Paris and, finally, to Venice where he became proficient in the chiaroscuro woodcut technique printed in several colours. He is noted chiefly for his major work comprising 24 chiaroscuro woodcuts after paintings by Venetian masters made from 1739 to 1743 and published in Venice in a bound volume in 1745, now considered one of the greatest examples of 18th-century print-making. When Jackson returned to London in 1745 he stopped producing his woodcuts and instead began to work in textile and wallpaper patterning. These efforts did not succeed and he issued a book in 1754 entitled An Essay on the Invention of Engraving and Printing in Chiaro Oscuro, but did not produce any further work .
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Book number: F2587
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WITTE, E. DE,
Description Des Antiquites
0. 1836. et objets d'Art qui composent le Cabinet de Feu M, le Chevalier E. Durand. Paris, Firmin Didot freres, Fevrier, 1836; [iv], iv, 544, [ii]pp. with 104 figures on five plates; contemporary coffee-coloured calf over marbled boards, spine gilt, black leather lettering-piece, richly marbled endpapers and edges; light split along part of rear hinge, but binding firm. A very good copy in a strong but attractive contemporary binding of this rare and important descriptive catalogue. The largest section, comprising 1473 items, is of painted vases, mostly Greek, some described in great detail. There are a few neat marginal ink annotations of prices realised, and two very small, but delightful book-plates on the front paste-down, one in red morocco showing an owl and the Greek letters alpha and omega, the other, printed on paper and still miniature, with the name Beguin.
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Book number: IS002289
GBP 145.00 [Appr.: EURO 168.75 US$ 204.38 | JP¥ 22496]
Keywords: Ianweb Miniature Bookplates Ex-Libris Antiquarian Rare Greek Archaeology Greek Antiquities, Greek Vases, Greek Terracottas Roman Antiquities Bindings

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