New and Interesting Acquistions

1533 Aldine De Re Rustica [SOLD]

  Cato (Marcus Porcius), Marcus Terentius Varro, Junius Moderatus Columella and Rutilius Taurus Palladius. Libri de re Rustica. Venice: heirs of Aldus and Andrea Torresani, 1533. 8vo. 18th century red morocco, gilt lettering and rules, spine in compartments and with green title label, marbled endpapers. Tall copy. Three woodcut printer’s devices, 16 woodcut diagrams, initialRead More

Estienne’s Medical Lexicon, 1564.

Estienne, Henri. Dictionarium Medicum Vel, Expositiones Cocum Medicinaliu, ad verbum excerptae ex Hippocrate, Aretaeo, Galeno, Oribasio, Rufo Ephesio, Aetio, Alex. Tralliano, Paulo Aegineta, Actuario, Corn. Celso. Cum Latina interpretatione. Lexica duo in Hippocratem huic Dictionario praefixa sunt, unum, Erotiani, nunqua antea editu: alteru, Galeni, multo emendatius quàm antea excusum. [Geneva]: Henri Estienne for Ulrich Fugger,Read More

Signed Books Collection

  This just in: a collection of over 50 *signed* books, including Irvine Welsh, Neil Gaiman, Richard Ford, Michael Chabon, Simon Winchester, Alice Munro, Michael Faber, Thomas King, Margaret Visser, Richard B Wright, Marilynne Robinson, William Gibson, Alistair MacLeod, Simon Winchester, Rawi Hage, Jake MacDonald, David Bergen, Maggie Siggins, and more. See the slideshow forRead More

Ancient Sex and Death Collection

ANCIENT SEX AND DEATH MISCELLANY Adams, J. N. The Latin Sexual Vocabulary. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990. ISBN: 9780801841064. pp. 272. 8vo. Covers sunned, neat ink name, contents clean; very good-. Paperback. (#034478)                   $15.00 Bartsch, Shadi . The Mirror of the Self Sexuality, Self-Knowledge, and the Gaze in the Early Roman Empire. Chicago:Read More

Loeb Classical Library Collection

LOEB CLASSICAL LIBRARY COLLECTION LATIN Ammianus Marcellinus L315) Roman History: Volume II. Books 20–26 L331) Roman History: Volume III. Books 27–31. Excerpta Valesiana Caesar The Civil Wars Cicero L252) Volume XIV. Pro Milone. In Pisonem. Pro Scauro. Pro Fonteio. Pro Rabirio Postumo. Pro Marcello. Pro Ligario. Pro Rege Deiotaro L158) Volume XI. Pro Archia. PostRead More