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ADELARD OF BATH, CONVERSATIONS WITH HIS NEPHEW
Written by Charles Burnett.
Stock no. 1816595
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition.
On the Same and the Different, Questions on Natural Science and On Birds. This book consists of editions and translations of the three known texts in which Adelard of Bath addresses his 'nephew': an exhortation to the study of the liberal arts which constitute 'philosophy, a dialogue on the nature of things in which rational causes are sought, and a discussion concerning the upbringing and medication of hawks. Edited and translated by Burnett. ISBN: 0521394716. Text block a little browned and foxed.
TRACTATUS DE HERBIS
Written by Minta Collins; Sandra Raphael.
Stock no. 2127513
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Fine condition.
Large format. This facsimile edition has been reproduced from the manuscript Egeron MS 747 in The British Library through digital photography by Laurence Pordes, and printed at The Bath Press, Glasgow, on Phoneix Motion Xenon paper.This edition of 1000 copies has been bound for the members of The Folio Society by Smith Settle of Otley in full goatskin leather, with leather onlayhs, over bevelled boards, blocked with a design by David Eccles, with handmade laid-paper endleaves from the Fabriano mill. Contained in a green cloth box, with smaller separate 'Commentary' book. This is Copy No. 45. Only blemish is a small circle of surface paper lifting to copy number page and opposite page. Commentary book is also in fine condition in a near fine box, which has small bump and light mark.
CATULLUS AND HIS WORLD: A REAPPRAISAL
Written by T.P. Wiseman.
Stock no. 1814530
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
An attempt to read the poems of Gaius Valerius Catullus in his own context; to look at the poet and his works against the cultural realities of the first century B.C. as recent advances in historical research allow us to understand them. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 0521266068. Neat inscription in ink to front endpaper. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper slightly faded to spine.
FABULA PETRO CUNICULO
Written by Beatrix Potter; E. Perotis Walkeri. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1316771
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st thus 1962. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Buff boards, dark red titles, pictorial onlay to front cover. 59 pages. Colour illustrations. Text in Latin, but story of Peter Rabbit. Minimal bumping to spine and corners, a couple of tiny spots to lower cover edges. White dustwrapper is grubby and slightly edge worn and has had american price removed from top of front flap.
FABULA DE JEMIMA ANATE-AQUATICA
Written by Beatrix Potter; Jonathan Musgrave. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1316770
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st thus 1964. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck, text in Latin. Translated by Musgrave. Pale grey boards with rectangular onlay and red titles to front cover. Colour illustrations. 58 pages. Minimal fading to top and tail of spine else a fine copy. White dustwrapper is just a little grubby and has had american price removed from top of front flap.
FLORA ANGLICA (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Gulielmi Hudsoni.
Stock no. 2112027
1778. Good condition.
Leather spines and corners; raised bands to spines, with leather title boxes; gilt titles. Text is in Latin. Exhibens Plantas per Regnum Britanniae Foponte Crefcentes, ..... Volume I - Front cover is held on by stitching - leather has broken away. Foxing and page browning throughout; leather piece to top of spine has small piece missing. Volume II - Covers are held on by stitching only. Some loss to leather on spine. Front endpaper is nearly detached. Some grubby marks and foxing.
BUCOLICA, GEORGICA, ET AENEIS
Written by Publius Virgilius Maro.
Stock no. 1603208
Published by Petri Didot. 1798. Good condition.
Small format. Leather bound with raised bands and red & gilt title block to spine. Introduction in French, plus the full text in Latin. Spine and corners worn. Some loss to the boards along edges of spine and top / tail of spine. Some ink annotation, mainly to early books of the Aeneid.
THE CHARTERS AND LETTERS PATENT GRANTED TO BRISTOL
Written by Samuel Seyer.
Stock no. 1205048
Published by John Mathew Gutch. 1st 1812. Good condition.
The Charters and Letters Patent Granted by the Kings and Queens of England to the Town and City of Bristol. Newly translated, and accompanied by the original Latin. Modern red cloth spine, original grey boards. Marbled edges. xviii + 317 pages including list of subscribers. Prelims before title page are missing. Scattered foxing throughout. Boards worn and stained.
THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE CITY AND CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF HEREFORD
No author listed.
Stock no. 596267
Published by R. Gosling. 1717. Fair condition.
Containing an Account of all the Inscriptions, Epitaphs, Etc Upon the Tombs, Monuments and Gravestones With Lists of the Principal Dignitaries and an Appendix Consisting of Several Valuable Original Papers. Many of the Epitaphs are in Latin. viii + 254 + 87 + 1 page booklist + 4 page index. Full brown leather binding. Contents very good but front board and front endpaper are detached. Boards worn.
ROTULI DE LIBERATE AC DE MISIS ET PRAESTITIS REGNANTE JOHANNE
Written by Thoma Duffus Hardy.
Stock no. 592436
Published by George E. Eyre; Andrew Spottiswoode. 1st 1844. Good condition.
Green moiree binding. Handwritten title label to spine. xix + 311 pages. Text in Latin. Book: Ex-lib. Library bookplate to front pastedown. Circular punched stamp to title page and last page. Spine split down one edge with 1" loss to base. REDUCED FROM Â£150.
DOMESDAY BOOK FOR THE COUNTY OF WARWICK
Written by William Reader.
Stock no. 581994
Published by W. Reader. 1st 1835. Good condition.
Large format. 11.5 x 9". Leather spine and corners. Grey boards. Limited to 100 copies. Translated by Reader to Which is Prefixed a Brief Dissertation on Domesday Book and Biographical Notices of the Ancient Possessors from the Best Authority. Printed in Coventry. Parallel Latin text and English translation. First two blank pages detached. Foxing to endpapers. Top and bottom of spine chipped with loss. Corners worn. REDUCED FROM Â£150.
CALENDARIUM INQUISITIONUM POST MORTEM SIVE ESCAETARUM
No author listed.
Stock no. 675076
1806. Very good condition.
Very large format. Two volumes. Green cloth. These are copies of the records in the Tower of London. Introduction in English. Latin text. Volume I covers part of the reign of Henry III and ends with the third year of Richard III. Volume II covers the entire reign of Edward III. Contents fine with minimal foxing. Covers slightly scuffed. REDUCED FROM Â£225.