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Pisa: Niccolo Capurro, 1821. Fine engraved portrait by Bettelini. 18 vols. 16mo, contemporary 1/2 calf, marbled boards & edges. Pisa: Niccolo Capurro, 1821. The most celebrated Italian poet of his age, Alfieri developed the arts of 18th century poetry beyond the limits of any of his predecessors. Brunet I, 176.
Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1835. 10 volumes. Large 8vo, full contemporary light brown diced calf; gilt and blind-stamped spines with raised bands & tan leather labels, (lightly sunned). Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1835-1842. First and second edition mixed set, uniformly bound. A near fine set in a handsome binding. Alison's monumental History of Europe, "by far the most remarkable historical work of the century" -- Allibone, I:52. The set consists of second editions of volumes I......
Philadelphia: Berrie, 1915. 5 volumes. Many black & white illustrations and some folding color maps. Very thick tall 8vos, blue cloth (bindings are shaken and spines are quite rubbed; small tear on cover of volume 3, which also has some dampstain on pages). Philadelphia: George Barrie, 1915-1921. A good usable copy. Vol. I: Causes of and Motives for. Vol. II: The Mobilization of the Moral and Physical Forces. Vol. III: The Original German Plan and Its Culmination. Vol. IV: The.....
Paris: Eugene Fasquelle. Translated by J.C. Mardrus. Illustrated by facsimile color miniatures and each page with the decorative borders which adorn the original manuscripts in the Persian and Hindu editions. 8 volumes. Small folios [13 x 10 inches], very handsomely bound in contemporary 1/2 royal blue calf with crimson spine labels and an ornate gilt designs including the Turkish moon and star and flowers; marbled boards, top edges gilt. Paris: Eugene Fasquelle, (no date, circa 1920). Bindings lightly rubbed, internally.....
The Hague: Pierre Paupie, 1741. 6 volumes, 12mo, original 3/4 calf, leather spine labels, well rubbed. (34) 374pp;(16) 392pp; (10) 395pp;(8) 344pp; (2) 350pp; (2) 244pp. and Table des Matieres(90). This work was blacklisted in 1742. The author discusses some topics of Jewish Letters especially regarding religion, superstition and various forms of belief; there are many critical considerations on the Jesuits, Freemasonry, Kabbalah, the Templars, Alchemists, etc. The Hague: Pierre Paupie, 1741. Very good. Caillet 1605 Bibliotheca Esoterica 985...
London: John Adamson, 1784. 36 volumes. 12mo, attractively bound in 3/4 tan calf, with green and tan leather spine labels, speckled boards. London: John Adamson, 1784. A lovely set in very good(+) condition. Anonymous. By Louis Petit de Bachaumont; continued by M.F. Pidansat de Mairobert and others. -- Barbier 3-253; Cioranescu (XVIII) 8979.
Philadelphia: Barrie, 1895. Over 350 fine full page etchings by various artists, each with tissue guards. 52 (of 53) volumes, 8vo, 3/4 blue morocco, decoratively gilt spines, t.e.g. Philadelphia: George Barrie, 1896- 1900. One of 1000 numbered copies. A near fine set, lacking the 7th volume (of 9) from the Philosophic and Analytic Studies grouping.
Paris: George Barrie, 1870. 45 volumes, numerous engraved illustrations, all with proof copies, lettered tissue guards. Full brown polished calf, colorful marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Paris: George Barrie, circa 1870. An exquisite set with some wear to the bindings. Very good(+). One of only 100 numbered sets on Japan paper.
Paris: Louis Conard, 1935. In French.Texte revise et annote par Marcel Bouteron et Henri Longnon. Illustrated by Charles Huard. 38 out of 40 volumes, 8vo, 3/4 dark blue calf over blue marbled boards, red leather labels, gilt raised spines, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, with original stiff printed wrappers bound in. Paris: Louis Conard, 1935. Fine.
Paris: Louis Conard, 1912. Frontispiece and other illustrations by Charles Huard, 37 volumes, 8vo, 1/2 brown morocco over grey marbled boards, gilt-decorated spines, red marbled endpapers, top edge gilt; (light foxing in some volumes). Paris: Louis Conard, 1912. Fine. Text revised and annotated by Marcel Bouteron and Henri Longnon.
Boston: Little Brown, 1899. Centenary Edition. 33 volumes. Illustratrations by Jules Girardet and Maximilienne Guyon with tissue guards. Short 8vo, bound in pretty 1/2 bright red morocco over marbled boards; gilt-stamped fruit tree motif along spines and dotted raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Boston: Little Brown, 1899. Very good. A few spine ends are lightly rubbed, but overall a very nice set.
Boston: Little Brown, 1905. Centenary Edition. 34 volumes. Illustrations by Jules Girardet and Maximilienne Guyon, with tissue guards. 8vo, bound in 1/2 deep red morocco over marbled boards; gilt-stamped fruit tree motif along spines and dotted raised bands, marbled endpapers top edge gilt. Boston: Little Brown, 1905. Very good. A few spine ends are lightly rubbed, but overall a very nice set.
London: Privately Printed, 1817. 3 volumes. Small slim 8vo, attractively bound in older 3/4 polished burgundy calf over marbled boards; gilt spines with green leather labels (lightly worn), t.e.g. London: Privately Printed for the author, 1817. First edition. A very good(+) copy of this exceedingly scarce title.
Edinburgh: James Ballantyne and Co., 1812. With an introduction and explanatory notes by Henry Weber. Frontispiece portraits, 14 volumes, 8vo, 3/4 green morocco, gilt-stamped spines with raised bands (previous owner's bookplate inside front cover; slight foxing; spines evenly browned). Edinburgh: James Ballantyne and Co., 1812. Very good.