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  • 1551 EMBLEMATA ANDREA ALCIATO INVENTOR 1ST EMBLEM BOOK 180 ILLS LOVE ASTROLOGY $

    Andrea Alciato (8 May 1492 – 12 January 1550), commonly known asAlciati (Andreas Alciatus ), was an Italian jurist and writer. LOVE, JUSTICE, THROAT, PRUDENCE, MADNESS,COWARDICE, ASTROLOGY, LUCK, LIFE, HONORE, REVENGE, SCIENCE, SILENCE, TREES, ETC.!
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  • 1513 WORKS GIOVANNI PONTANO URANIA ASTRONOMY METEROLOGY POETRY SCIENCE 2ND EDITN

    Pontano's prose and poems were printed by Aldus Manutius at Venice. Pontano's Latin translation of Claudius Ptolemy 's astrological work, theTetrabiblos (orQuadripartitum ) was first printed in 1535 as part of Joachim Camerarius first portfolio edition that also included the Greek text.
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  • 1632 THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE 2ND FOLIO EDITION PLAY DRAMA

    But 1632 (Spine); William Shakespeare;2nd Folio Edition ; London, Richard Meighen; 21 Pages (39-60)Complete Play ; w8.8"xh13"; Rebound Folio Leather;Extremely Rare! The printing of the Second Folio was done by Thomas Cotes.
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  • 1535 THE CHRISTIAD MARCO GIROLAMO VIDA 1ST EDITION LIFE OF JESUS CHRIST BIBLE $$

    It was first published in Cremona in 1535. Vida wrote a considerable amount of Latin poetry, both secular and sacred, in classical style, particular the style of Virgil. Among his best-known works are the didactic poem in three books,De arte poetica (On the Art of Poetry), partly inspired by Horace, andScacchia Ludus ("The Game of Chess"), translated into many languages over the centuries.
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  • 1517 ATTIC NIGHTS AULUS GELLIUS & 1507 LATIN LANGUAGE LAURENTIUS VALLA LEATHER $

    Aulus Gellius (c. 125 – after 180 AD) was a Latin author and grammarian, who was probably born and certainly brought up in Rome. Lorenzo (orLaurentius )Valla (. His only known work, the Attic Nights ( Latin :Noctes Atticae ), takes its name from having been begun during the long nights of a winter which he spent in Attica. ).
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  • 1563 WORKS SAINT CYPRIAN LEATHER MARTYRS JESUS CHRIST BIBLE REVELATION SAINTS $$

    1563; Saint Cyprian;First Edition ; Rome, Paulus Manutius; Late 17th Century Folio Leather; Complete 26/424/50 Pages;Latin Text; w8.7"xh11.6";Extremely Rare! The text had in fact been extensively interpolated in favor of those supporting the position of absolute papal power.
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  • 1577 HYMNS & EPIGRAMS CALLIMACHUS 1ST EDITION LEATHER GREEK LATIN POETRY BOOK $$

    Elitist and erudite, claiming to "abhor all common things," Callimachus is best known for his short poems and epigrams. During the Hellenistic period, a major trend in Greek-language poetry was to reject epics modelled after Homer.
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  • 1526 LAZARE DE BAIF ROMAN DRESS & COLOR 1ST EDITION HISTORY CLOTHING GARMENTS $$

    Lazare de Baïf (1496–1547) was a French diplomat and humanist. His natural son, Jean-Antoine de Baïf, was born in Venice, while Lazare was French ambassador there. A Beautiful geometric style cover design with some great woodcut initials, nice printer's woodcut device on last page, and a Great Read on Roman Dress, with much on Color!
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  • 1549 PEDANIUS DIOSCORIDES MEDICINE MATERIA MEDICA HERB FRUIT SEA LIFE HOMEOPATHY

    1549; Pedanius Dioscorides, Translated by Jean Ruel; Paris, Pierre Haultin;Parallel Greek/Latin Text ; Full Leather, Re-backed, Preserving most of Original Backstrip; (20/392 Leaves) 40/784 Pages; w4.6"xh6.9";Extremely Rare!
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  • 1518 ROMAN GEOGRAPHY TOPOGRAPHY MONUMENTS POMPONIUS MELA SOLINUS 1ST ALDINE EDIT

    He was also the first to mention the Orkney Islands. Pomponius exerted a considerable influence on early medieval authors, both on his own account, and because Pliny used and cited his work.". The Itinerarium compiled by Antoninus provides a brief survey of the whole of the Roman Empire.
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  • 1517 ORPHIC FORGERIES MUSAEUS VELLUM HERO & LEANDER HYMNS ORPHEUS GREEK MYTH $$$

    In 450 BC, the playwright Euripides in his playRhesus describes him thus, "Musaeus, too, thy holy citizen, of all men most advanced in lore.". In 380 BC, Plato says in hisIon that poets are inspired by Orpheus and Musaeus but the greater are inspired by Homer.
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  • 1563 WORKS PUBLIO FRANCESCO SPINULA 1ST/ONLY EDITION HORACE CATULLUS QUEEN MARY

    At the time of Spinula's Epigrammaton libri III (preface dated December 1562), the younger Tasso was just eighteen years only, but already famous as the precocious author of Rimualdo. 1562/63; Publio Francesco Spinula;First/Only Edition ; Venice, Girordano Zileti; Rebound; 42, 58, 103, 42, 66, 96, 54, 2 Pages Preliminary pages to Each; Illustrated;Latin Text ; w4.2"xh5.9";Extremely Rare!
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  • 1543 HISTORY ACHIEVEMENTS JULIUS CAESAR FOLIO MAPS ROMAN EMPIRE WAR MILITARY $$$

    Gaius Julius Caesar (13 July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC), known asJulius Caesar, was aRoman politician, general, and notable author of Latin prose. He played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire.
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  • 1525 HOLY ROMAN & GERMAN EMPERORS JOHANN HUTTICH 187 ILLUS COINS CAESAR HISTORY

    Second edition of this important collection of portraits of Roman and Holy German emperors, based on representation of early coins. Great For any History Fan or Collector. Great Gift Idea;491 Years Old!
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  • 1549 LECTURES POETRY LEGER DUCHESNE 1ST EDITION LEATHER PROSE EPISTLES POEMS $$$

    1549; Leger Duchesne;First Edition; Paris, Thomas Richard; Full Rebound Leather; 2/103 Pages blanks; w4.1"xh6.7";Latin Text; Ecxtremely Rare! The prose critical treatise interspersed with verse dialogues, and concluding with fifty pages of epigrams, elegies, epitaphs and verse epistles.
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