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(409 Lots)

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

409 lots

September 30, 1999

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

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Description: Adam, Alexander. A Geographical Index, containing the Latin Names of the Principal Countries, Cities, Rivers, and Mountains mentioned in the Greek and Roman Classics; with the modern Names subjoined... being, A Supplement to the Summary of Ancient and Modern Geography. 13 folding engraved maps. [72] leaves. 8vo, contemporary calf. Edinburgh: A. Strahan et al., 1795

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Description: Adams, Herbert Mayow. Catalogue of Books printed on the Continent of Europe, 1501-1600, in Cambridge Libraries. 2 volumes. 4to, original cloth, bottom of spines faded; dust jackets, the second with tape repair at top of spine panel on verso. Errata leaflet laid in. Cambridge, 1967

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Description: Alamanni, Luigi. Opere Toscane. 2 volumes in one. 8vo, early 19th-century red morocco, flat spine attractively gilt with black morocco lettering piece, decorated paper endleaves: occasional light even browning and early underscoring. Lyons: Sebast. Gryphius, 1532-33 E400-600 First Edition. Gamba 14 ("raro"); Wilkins, page 248

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Description: Alciati, Andrea. Emblemata. 222 woodcut text emblems. [48], 283 pages Small 8vo, contemporary limp vellum, top of spine damaged; front hinge split; genitalia and female breasts in emblems inked out, repaired tear in lower margin of H5 slightly affecting 2 words, hole in R4 affecting illustration on verso, lacks front free endpaper. Padua: Paulo Tozzi, 1618

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Description: Juvenal and Persius. [Satyrae.] 76 [i. e., 78] leaves. Small 8vo, early 19th- century vellum, back gilt with morocco lettering pieces, small stain on front cover; accession number on title verso. Venice, August 1501 [i. e., later]) E800-1200 Second Aldine edition, bearing the same date as the first, but printed some years later. Renouard, page 29 With the signature of the bibliographer Edward Gordon Duff.

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