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1 Deck of 48 Dutch cards depicting mythological figures
Netherlands Near Fine 
A scarce set of learning cards on mythology, dating to around 1800. There is one card for each figure from Roman or Greek mythology: Saturn, Cybele, Ceres, Jupiter, Juno, Apollo, and on and on. Each card has a small woodcut vignette medallion of the figure, followed by a description of the god and his place in the firmament. The backs of the cards are blank. The cards measure 12 by 8 cm, or 4.5 by 3 inches, each. The top card, No. I of De Fabel, has light soiling. Otherwise, the cards are quite clean, with trivial wear evident in some corners. Comes with a plain modern box with a label. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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2 Apuleius. Thomas Taylor The Fable of Cupid and Psyche, Translated from the Latin of Apuleius: To Which are Added, A Poetical Paraphrase on the Speech of Diotima, in the Banquet of Plate; Four Hymns, &c. &c. With an Introduction, In Which the Meaning of the Fable is Unfolded.
London Printed for the Author, and Sold by Leigh and Sotheby 1795 First Edition Thus Quarter Moroccco Very Good 
8vo. xvii, 152 pp. Quite a scarce version in book form, with no institutional copies found on Worldcat in the U.S. Brown morocco of spine is fairly heavily scuffed, cracked and rubbed. New endpapers. Text pages, of a nice rag content, have expected toning, and a few leaves have edge staining and finger smudging. Overall the leaves are handsome and clean. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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3 Louys, Pierre; Illustrated by Raphael Collin Aphrodite. Moeurs Antiques
Paris Librairie des Amateurs, A. Ferroud 1909 Limited Edition, and First Edition Thus Half Morocco, with marbled cloth folio accompanyin Fine 
On Japon Imperial. Limited edition, of which this copies was inadvertently unnumbered but which was probably part of the first or second most limited tranch of the first 65 or 130 copies, based on this copy being accompanied by a suite of plates in one or two states, the larger illustrations being in two states, and thus probably fitting into the most exclusive tranch. 4to. 281 pp. 43 color illustrations contained within the work proper. Wraps bound in. Some minor wear to the leather spine and the marbled paper on the edges of the slipcase. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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