“ALL THE DEGREES OF SEDITION, AND ALL THE EFFECTS OF AMBITION”
APPIAN OF ALEXANDRIA. Auncient Historie and Exquisite Chronicle of the Romanes Warres. London, 1578. Two parts bound in one volume.
First edition in English of one of the classic works on ancient Rome, with the rare third state general title page. An excellent copy, beautifully bound in full morocco-gilt by Riviere. Scarce and desirable. $18,500.
INSCRIBED BY EMERSON
EMERSON, Ralph Waldo. May-Day and Other Pieces. Boston, 1867.
First edition, presentation copy, of Emerson's second volume of poems, inscribed in the year of publication to his close friend and trusted adviser: "Abel Adams from R.W. Emerson. 1 May, 1867." $16,000.
IMPERIAL EDITION OF VIEWS AND RUINS IN ROME AND ITS VICINITY, WITH 62 LOVELY FOLIO HAND-COLORED AQUATINT PLATES BY JAMES MERIGOT
(ROME) MERIGOT, James. A Select Collection of Views and Ruins in Rome. London, circa 1821.
Imperial paper edition of Merigot's classic work on Rome, with 62 magnificent, finely hand-colored aquatint engravings—a lovely uncut copy. $8800.