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Paris: D'Abel Ledoux, 1834. 2 volumes bound in 1, 335 + 352pp. Thick 8vo, 3/4 black pebbled morocco, gilt spine, marbled boards and edges (lightly rubbed). Paris: D'Abel Ledoux, 1834. Fourth Edition, augmented and advertised as the only complete edition. In this book, published for the first time in 1806, the author made a real plea for divorce; he studied love and the various issues related to it, from the standpoint of reason and natural consciousness. Very good.
London: Triphook, 1814. Collection of 4 stories. lxi, [xi]; xxxvii, [vii]; xxxv, [vii]; cxlviii pp. Contains: Hippolyto e Lionora, Le Amorose Novelle di Giustiniano Nelli, Gianfiore e Filomena, & Novelle Tre... attributed to Marco di Mantova. Short 8vo, occasional light foxing, beautifully bound by F. Bedford in full crimson morocco; ornate gilt-stamped covers and spine; inner & outer dentelles, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Londra: Presso R. Triphook, 1814. Text in Italian. One of only 50 copies. A scarce collection of romantic.....
Padua: Josephus Cominus, 1749. Engraved title page in red & black (foxed), rubricated edges, uncut pages. 4to, vellum (darkened), leather labels. Padua: Josephus Cominus, 1749. Very good (+). "Dr. Harwood says, that this edition surpasses all the preceding ones. It is...illustrated with the copious and learned Commentary of Vossius." Moss 271. An important edition of the love poems of Albius Tibullus, a first century BC contemporary of Horace and Virgil.
New York: Brentano, 1917. Translated into English by Michael West. Illustrated with 13 mounted color plates by Main R. Bocher, and with copious lovely border decorations throughout by Evelyn Paul; Musical notation by Horace Mansion. 124 pages. Short 4to, original green cloth with inset pictorial label on cover (a bit edgeworn and faded), top edge gilt. New York: Brentanos, no date, circa 1917. First trade edition. Light foxing on endpapers, along with a neatly inked contemporary signature, still a very.....
Norwalk: Easton Press, 1994. Illustrated by Lawrence Beall Smith. 311 pages, tall 8vo, ornately gilt-stamped gray leather, silk moire endpapers, all edges gilt (scratches on top edge and on foredge). Norwalk: Easton Press, 1994. A near fine copy. 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature series. Previous owner's bookplate on preliminary blank page.