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LE RHIN ET SES BORDS DEPUIS LES ALPES JUSQU'A MAYENCE [146 PLATES]

By: Jw Appell and A. Henninger

Price: $1,123.30

Publisher: Darmstadt,, G. Lange, P. , Scriba Brothers,, 1854- 1857


EUROPE; Travel; Rhine; Steel engraving; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 294; 295-512, V pages; Sale 2279 Lot 290APPELL, JOHANN WILHELM. Le Rhin et ses Bords depuis les Alpes jusqu'a Mayence. Volume 1 (of 2) , bound in 2. 146 (of ? ) inset plates engraved on steel. Plates complete as bound but 148 are called for in the index. Engraved plates, including additional title, depicting scenery along the Rhine. By the first artists of Germany and accompanied by a historical and descr... View more info

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OEUVRES D'HOMERE / TRADUITES DU GREC PAR MADAME DACIER AVEC L'INTRODUCTION EN SEPT VOLUMES

By: Homer; editor: Anne Le Fèvre Dacier

Price: $813.10

Publisher: Leiden, J. De Wetstein & Fils, 1766


Engraved; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Author: Homer - In the Western classical tradition, Homer is the author of the "Iliad" and the "Odyssey," and is revered as the greatest of ancient Greek epic poets. These epics lie at the beginning of the Western canon of literature, and have had an enormous influence on the history of literature. When he lived is unknown. Herodotus estimates that Homer lived 400 years before his own time, which would place him at ... View more info

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THE COMIC HISTORY OF ROME [10 COLOR PLATES]

By: A'Beckett Gilbert A

Price: $23.45

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co, [1881]


8vo 8" - 9" tall; xii, 308 pages; Bookplate of Robert Cleveland, otherwise no markings. 10 color full page plates and numerous b/w textural cuts and fill page plates. In brown buckram with gilt emblem on front board. Spine heavily worn, binding sound. View more info