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The Labors of Hercules (One in a limited edition of 1,950 copies)

By: BASSI, Pietro Andrea di

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Barre, Massachusetts, Imprint Society: 1971

Stock No.: 82004

ISBN: 0876360207

Condition: Very Good+


A deluxe, modern edition of a 15th century version of the ancient Greek myth by Pietro Andrea di Bassi. Illustrated with a color facsimile from the original manuscript and additional color images from the original manuscript. Translated, with a preface, by W. Kenneth Thompson. --- In cream paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling; grey topstain. Number 98 of a limited edition of 1,950 copies. Volume housed in cream paper-covered slipcase. --- Note: the limi... View more info

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Goldsmith's Roman History, Abridged by Himself for the Use of Schools: Ninth American Edition

By: GOLDSMITH, Oliver

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Poughkeepsie, Paraclete Potter: 1816

Stock No.: 82447

Condition: Fair


A leatherbound relic from the early 19th century, this history of the Roman Empire was later revised by others. --- In brown leather, with spine titling in gilt. Minimal publication details provided. With prior owner's signature to front free endpaper, and rubberstamping to front endpaper, age-toning and some foxing to leaves, chafing to cover edges. Though somewhat battered and soiled, this copy is holding together rather well and remains tightly bound.; 16mo (6 to 7 in... View more info

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The Aeneid of Virgil: In a Verse Translation by John Dryden (Franklin Library 100 Greatest Books of All Time series)

By: VIRGIL

Price: $35.50

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1975

Stock No.: 81972

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


A deluxe Franklin Library leatherbound edition of the epic Latin poem, which tells the story of Aeneas, the Trojan who became the ancestor of the Romans. In a verse translation by John Dryden. Issued as an entry in the publisher's The 100 Greatest Books of All Time series. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich full black bonded leather covers with four raised bands on spine. Spine titling, elaborate decorations to covers and spine, and ... View more info