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Amsterdam: Joannes Wolters, 1700. Text in Latin. Beautiful engraved frontispiece of a statue of Petronius overlooking a Roman street scene. 396 pages, narrow 24mo, cont. calf, red leather spine label and raised bands; (hinges repaired, 6 pages missing, previous owner's bookplate). Amsterdam: Joannes Wolters, 1700.
Park Ridge, New Jersey: Noyes, 1974. 306 illustrations, 8 in color. 233pp. Square 4to, brown boards, d.w. Park Ridge, New Jersey: Noyes, (1974). A near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Contributions by Gerard Bailloud, Jacques Briard, Olwen Brogan, Glyn Daniel, Max Escalon de Fonton, F.R. Hodson, Charles McBurney, Stuart Piggott, R.M. Rowlett, Denise de Sonneville-Bordes.
Frankloin Center: Franklin Library, 1979. 4 volumes. Decorative illustrations by Elaine Raphael and Don Bolognese. Tall 8vo, full, ornately gilt covers and spines, grey spine labels, all edges gilt. Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1979. Gilt at top edge is very slightly mottled, else a fine copy.
Carbondale: Southern Illinois University, 1963. Two volumes. Translated by Thomas North. Selected, edited, and introduced by Paul Turner. xvii + 338 pages and 231 pages, 4to, blue cloth, d.w.; two chips to top edge of dust wrapper on volume II. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, (1963). A near fine set in very good(+) dust wrappers. One of 1500 copies by the Centaur Press.
Leiden: Leiden, 1690. Beautiful engraved frontispiece plus engaved vignette on title page.  + 832pp. plus index , thick 8vo, full re-backed vellum with leather spine label; minor scuffing to spine, small bookplate inside front cover. Lugduni Batavorum, 1690. Clean, tight, and bright, a near fine copy. Text in parallel columns of Latin and Greek. Polyaenus was a 2nd century Macedonian who wrote on military strategems of ancient generals.
Paris: Henri Laurens, 1935. Translated from the Catalan by J. Viellard. Profusely illustrated with 701 in-text photographs and 5 folding maps. 516pp of text in French. Thick square 4to, rebound in plain black cloth with red spine label; original printed wrappers bound-in; uncut edges. Paris: Henri Laurens, 1935. A near fine and sturdy copy of this very uncommon book of European church architecture of the 11th century. Ownership signatures of art historian Meyer Schapiro.
New York: George Dearborn, 1836. Two volumes bound in one. Frontispieces, illustrations, and maps, some in color. Double column text. 584 and 701 pages, tall, very thick 8vo, red pebbled leather with gilt decorative stamping of vase and filigree, inner gilt dentelles, all edges gilt (leather a bit rubbed and worn, hinges beginning to crack though holding firm, still a handsome binding). New York: George Dearborn, 1836. A very good copy. A "New and Improved Edition"
Paris: Chez Augustin Courbe, 1656. Extra engraved title page, and illustrated with a portrait, "Dedie a la Serenissime Reyne de Suede", and 10 finely engraved plates. , 380,  pages with red edges. 12mo, plain contemporary vellum with envelope edges. Paris : Chez Augustin Courbe, 1656. A near fine very clean copy of this early printing. OCLC lists 11 copies of the Paris edition. According to Brunet, some copies have imprint: Impr. a Bruxelles. F. Foppens M.DC.LVI -- Willems, Les.....