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THE CONSOLATION OF PHILOSOPHY In English 1674

(THE CONSOLATION OF PHILOSOPHY).  Summum bonum, or An explication of the divine goodness, in the words of the most renowned Boetius. Translated by a lover of truth, and virtue Oxford : Printed by H. Hall, for Ric. Davis, 1674.             $2,500  Octavo:... Continue Reading →

Boethius, Anicius Manlius Severinus (480-524)

Edward Gibbon  in The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire  stated that  A consolation of Philosophy  is  "A golden volume not unworthy of the leisure of Plato or Tully." And C. S. Lewis, in "The Discarded... Continue Reading →

Very Rare Boethius Incunabulum

No copy of this Edition in North America. 10H Anicius Manlius Torquatus Severinus Boethius 480-525 De Consolatione Philosophiae : Sacti thome de aquino super libris boetii de solatoe philosophie comentum cu expositione feliciter incipit. [fol. 168 recto:] In diui Seuerini... Continue Reading →

A most satisfying book: Boethius ,a Consolation of Philosophy

Boetius de philosophico consolatu, siue, De consolatio[n]e philosophi[a]e Edward Gibbon  in The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire  stated that  A consolation of Philosophy  is  "A golden volume not unworthy of the leisure of Plato or... Continue Reading →

Very Rare Boethius Incunabulum

No copy of this Edition in North America. 10H Anicius Manlius Torquatus Severinus Boethius 480-525 De Consolatione Philosophiae : Sacti thome de aquino super libris boetii de solatoe philosophie comentum cu expositione feliciter incipit. [fol. 168 recto:] In diui Seuerini... Continue Reading →

ABAA Bibliography Week Showcase

James Gray Bookseller THURSDAY, JANUARY 25 • 10:00 am-4:00 pm. At The French Institute/Alliance Française, 22 E 60th Street: Booksellers’ Showcase. Following on the great success of previous year’s events, a special mini-antiquarian book fair, sponsored by the Antiquarian Booksellers Association... Continue Reading →

ABAA Bibliography Week Showcase

James Gray Bookseller THURSDAY, JANUARY 25 • 10:00 am-4:00 pm. At The French Institute/Alliance Française, 22 E 60th Street: Booksellers’ Showcase. Following on the great success of previous year’s events, a special mini-antiquarian book fair, sponsored by the Antiquarian Booksellers Association... Continue Reading →

A most satisfying book: Boethius ,a Consolation of Philosophy

Boetius de philosophico consolatu, siue, De consolatio[n]e philosophi[a]e Edward Gibbon  in The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire  stated that  A consolation of Philosophy  is  "A golden volume not unworthy of the leisure of Plato or... Continue Reading →

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