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        Lumen Apothecariorum. (In fine:) Taurini, per Nicolaum de Benedictis hispanum et Jacobinum Suigum, 15 febbr. 1492

      Suigus J. e De Benedictis N, 1492. in - folio, ff. XXXVIII, (4), con segnat. a - e6, f - g4, (h4); legatura 500esca in pergamena floscia, titolo ms. al dorso. Impresa tipogr. in fine, testo su due colonne in car. semigotico, interamente rubricato in rosso e blu. Foglio a1: ''Lumen Apothecariorum''; f. a2: ''Incipit libellus intitulatus lumen apothecariorum:/ Editus a subtilissimo artium et medicine doctore do / mino magistro Quirico de Augustis de terdona. / Cogitanti..''; f. XXXVIII, g4 r., colophon: ''..Taurini impressum: per Nico / laum de benedictis hyspanum: et Jacobinum Suigum / Anno Salutis Mill.o uqadrigentessimo nonagessi / mo secundo: die quintadecima Februarij''. Dedica dell'autore al fratello Giovanni Francesco cui si dichiara riconoscente per averlo stimolato a non trascorrere nell'ozio la giovinezza. In fine un utile indice degli argomenti in ordine alfabetico. Editio princeps di questo trattato di farmacologia straordinariamente raro (3 soli esempl. in Italia: Milano, Torino e Venezia e nessun esempl. negli altri paesi europei ed in USA), contenente una quantità di formule dettagliate e di medicinali composti da un gran numero d'ingredienti (talvolta fino a trenta). L'opera, basata su fonti antiche e sugli scienziati arabi, quali Avicenna e Mesua, vuole aiutare i farmacisti nel chiarire oscure terminologie e nell'applicazione di droghe ed indica rimedi contro dolori di stomaco, di testa, agli occhi, ecc. e vari benefici per i disturbi dell'umore. L'applicazione di ingredienti esotici (quali oppio, rabarbaro, mandragora, cardamono, varie piante e pietre preziose) illustrano e documentano il commercio italiano delle droghe e la crescente conoscenza delle sostanze medicinali nel tardo medioevo. L'opera ebbe enorme successo, tanto da venir quasi, per così dire, consunta dall'uso dei farmacisti dell'epoca; fu ancora ristampata nel 1525 ed utilizzata nel corso di tutto il XVI secolo. Il piemontese Quirico degli Augusti, nato a Tortona intorno alla metà del XV sec., fu medico di Margherita, figlia di Carlo, duca del Borbonese, e moglie di Filippo ''senza terra'', allora conte di Bresse, poi duca di Savoia; verso la fine del secolo esercitò l'arte medica a Vercelli. Superbo cimelio dell'arte tipografica torinese. Esempl. puro e marginoso, con al verso dell'ultimo foglio una ricetta manoscritta in italiano d'inizio XVI secolo.

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        Phoenix seu de artificiosa memoria. Venice, Bernardinus De Choris da Cremona, 10 January 1491 [but Bologna, Balzerius De Balzeriis, about 1492].

      Balzerius De Balzeriis, 1492. in - 4 (mm 200x140). 16 carte, carattere romano, antiche annotazioni marginali in latino e greco, una manicula, un piccolo disegno di figura maschile sul margine bianco della carta c2, cartone coevo. Porzione superiore del lato esterno lacunosa con perdita di parte di alcune note marginali. Pietro da Ravenna (Pietro Tommai), autore di questo breve trattato sulla mnemotecnica, sosteneva di aver individuato più di centomila ''luoghi di memoria'', così da poter superare chiunque nella conoscenza delle sacre scritture e della legge. Tommai si propose come esempio vivente della validità di un'arte che aveva affascinato molti studiosi, ottenendo una fama imperitura. Le sue teorie ebbero grande influenza anche sulle opere di Giordano Bruno.

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        Oratio ad Alexandrum VI papam.

      [Rom, Andreas Freitag, 1492]. 4°. Mit einer Holzschn.-Anfangsinitiale. 4 nn. Bll. (Got. Typ., 29 Zeilen), Mod. Ppbd. Einer von drei fast gleichzeitig erschienenen Drucken dieser am 25. Oktober 1492 vor dem neugewählten Borgia-Papst Alexander VI. gehaltenen Rede. - „This was the typical ‚Oratio‘ - in the style of the times, both florid and unctous - which extolled the virtues of the Pope, traits which subsequent events failed to confirm!“ (Bühler). Traditionell wurde die vorliegende, mit gotischen Typen gedruckte Ausgabe als erste bezeichnet. Nach der Untersuchung von Bühler ging dieser jedoch Freitags Druck in romanischen Typen voraus, gefolgt von einer Ausgabe bei Stephan Planck, deren Korrekturen Freitag für die vorliegende übernahm. Tygrinus (bzw. Tegrinus oder Tegrini; 1447-1527) war „einer der vornehmsten und berühmtesten Rechtsgelehrten in Italien“ (Jöcher IV, 1039). - Rücken etw. berieben. Schwach gebräunt bzw. fleckig. - GW M45292; Hain/C. 15751; BMC IV, 137; BSB-Ink T-350; Goff T-563; Pellechet 10972; Proctor 3968; Oates 1583; ISTC it00565500; C. F. Bühler, The Earliest Editions of the „Oratio“ (1492) by Nicolaus Tygrinus (in: Gutenberg JB 1975, S. 97-99), passim. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Tygrinus (Tegrinus), Tegrimi, Oratio ad Alexandrum VI papam, Papst Alexander VI.

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        Meydeborch - Magdeburg: Holzschnitt aus der *Cronecken der Sassen* mit Stadtansicht Magdeburgs

      Peter Schöffer Mencz 1492 Holzschnitt aus der Sachsen-Chronik Conrad Botes mit einer Stadtansicht Magedeburgs sowie Textpassage. Blattgröße 28,5 x 20 cm (Höhe x Breite) unter Glas gerahmt (Rahmenmaß: 38 x 29,5 cm ). Das Blatt mit zahlreichen handschriftlichen Anmerkungen von alter Hand, auch auf der Darstellung * Magdeburg soll ein Bischofssitz sein, darunter ganz Wendland zerstöret, Saxo lib.3, Cap. 24-25*...Die Textpassage beginnend: \" Keyser Otto de hadde gerne eynen Bischopsdom gemaket to Meydeborch unde des wolde ome de Bischopp Bernd nicht staden....\". Das Blatt etwas fleckig, am oberen Rand mit 2 Montagespuren sowie (wie erwähnt) mit zahlreichen handschriftlichen Anmerkungen von alter Hand in Tinte. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 800 Gramm ) ( Bitte beachten: Da unter Glas gerahmt erfolgt der Versand auf eigene Gefahr ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Magdeburg, Sachsen, Meydeborch, Sachsen-Anhalt, Schöffer, Inkunabel, Holzschnitt, Kaiser Ottom, Chronik, Chroniken, Wendland, Bischof, Bischofssitz

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        SCRIPTA AD HANIBALDUM EPISCOPUM SUPER QUATTUOR LIBROS SENTENTIARUM

      [Basel]: Nicolaus Kesler, 1492. FIRST EDITION n. Written by a student of Thomas Aquinas, this is the first and only printing of an excessively rare commentary on the famous "Sentences" of Peter Lombard, and it represents one of the earliest examples of Thomistic writing done by a follower. Born in Rome as the nephew of Cardinal Richard (1239-74), Hannibaldus de Hannibaldis (d. 1272) entered the Dominican Order at Santa Sabina in his home city. Subsequently, he went to Paris, where he became the first official theology student of Aquinas. While in Paris, he lectured on Lombard's "Sentences" and then assumed the position of master in the chair for foreign Dominicans when Aquinas relinquished it after leaving Paris in 1259. Although he maintained a friendship with Aquinas until his own death, Hannibaldus' commentary here (which also contains excerpts from Pope Innocent V and Saint Bonaventure) departs in significant ways from early Thomistic positions. Our author also eventually left Paris to return to Italy, where he became a cardinal and died in Orvieto. Peter Lombard's "Sentences" is the most important theological work of the 12th century. Topically arranged, the work summarizes past learning about Christian doctrine by quoting authorities (these are the "sentences" that give the book its name) and attempting to resolve textual disagreement by dialectical analysis. As a source collection that continued to spark discussion, the "Sentences" enjoyed great success as a theological textbook until the 17th century and inspired numerous commentaries like the present one, as well, of course, as those of Aquinas and Luther. Thomas Aquinas (ca. 1227-74), who is considered, with Augustine, the most influential theologian in the history of the Western Church, sought always to demonstrate that reason and revelation are compatible sources of truth, and his books are no less important to philosophy than to theology. Our printer Nicolaus Kesler studied at the University of Basel and worked for Bernhard Richel before setting up shop for himself. Between 1486 and 1510 he published theological works, including a Bible of 1487 with innovative chapter summaries. The numerous meticulously formed initials here, with their sharply contrasting thick and thin lines, are a reflection of the care and importance felt to be appropriate both for the text and for the physical object used to convey it. This is an extremely rare book on the market: ABPC records just two copies since 1975, one lacking leaves, the other ex-library.. 318 x 229 mm. (12 1/2 x 9"). [154] leaves, the last blank. Double column, 66 lines and headline in gothic type. FIRST EDITION. Early, perhaps contemporary, calf over wooden boards, covers simply ruled in blind, brass catches and clasps (with remnants of apparently original thongs), rebacked with modern calf, raised bands, new (not unsuitable) endpapers. Printer's device in colophon. Capitals struck with red, and hundreds of attractive three- to 11-line initials hand painted in red. Occasional early ink marginalia; original pigskin sectional tabs on three leaves. Goff T-329; BMC III, 770. Original sides slightly crackled, scuffed, and abraded, corners and edges a little worn, but the binding solid, retaining some of its period feeling, and entirely serviceable. One opening with small areas of staining in lower margin and extending slightly into the text, a few leaves with very faint browning (where painted initials have been sealed with fixative?), one of these with a bit of a splash, very trivial marginal worming in final four leaves, otherwise a really excellent copy internally, the text fresh, clean, mostly bright, and printed within very comfortable margins. Written by a student of Thomas Aquinas, this is the first and only printing of an excessively rare commentary on the famous "Sentences" of Peter Lombard, and it represents one of the earliest examples of Thomistic writing done by a follower. Born in Rome as the nephew of Cardinal Richard (1239-74), Hannibaldus de Hannibaldis (d. 1272) entered the Dominican Order at Santa Sabina in his home city. Subsequently, he went to Paris, where he became the first official theology student of Aquinas. While in Paris, he lectured on Lombard's "Sentences" and then assumed the position of master in the chair for foreign Dominicans when Aquinas relinquished it after leaving Paris in 1259. Although he maintained a friendship with Aquinas until his own death, Hannibaldus' commentary here (which also contains excerpts from Pope Innocent V and Saint Bonaventure) departs in significant ways from early Thomistic positions. Our author also eventually left Paris to return to Italy, where he became a cardinal and died in Orvieto. Peter Lombard's "Sentences" is the most important theological work of the 12th century. Topically arranged, the work summarizes past learning about Christian doctrine by quoting authorities (these are the "sentences" that give the book its name) and attempting to resolve textual disagreement by dialectical analysis. As a source collection that continued to spark discussion, the "Sentences" enjoyed great success as a theological textbook until the 17th century and inspired numerous commentaries like the present one, as well, of course, as those of Aquinas and Luther. Thomas Aquinas (ca. 1227-74), who is considered, with Augustine, the most influential theologian in the history of the Western Church, sought always to demonstrate that reason and revelation are compatible sources of truth, and his books are no less important to philosophy than to theology. Our printer Nicolaus Kesler studied at the University of Basel and worked for Bernhard Richel before setting up shop for himself. Between 1486 and 1510 he published theological works, including a Bible of 1487 with innovative chapter summaries. The numerous meticulously formed initials here, with their sharply contrasting thick and thin lines, are a reflection of the care and importance felt to be appropriate both for the text and for the physical object used to convey it. This is an extremely rare book on the market: ABPC records just two copies since 1975, one lacking leaves, the other ex-library.

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        Oratio ad Alexandrum VI papam.

      [Rom, Andreas Freitag, 1492]. - Einer von drei fast gleichzeitig erschienenen Drucken dieser am 25. Oktober 1492 vor dem neugewählten Borgia-Papst Alexander VI. gehaltenen Rede. - „This was the typical ‚Oratio‘ - in the style of the times, both florid and unctous - which extolled the virtues of the Pope, traits which subsequent events failed to confirm!" (Bühler). Traditionell wurde die vorliegende, mit gotischen Typen gedruckte Ausgabe als erste bezeichnet. Nach der Untersuchung von Bühler ging dieser jedoch Freitags Druck in romanischen Typen voraus, gefolgt von einer Ausgabe bei Stephan Planck, deren Korrekturen Freitag für die vorliegende übernahm. Tygrinus (bzw. Tegrinus oder Tegrini; 1447-1527) war „einer der vornehmsten und berühmtesten Rechtsgelehrten in Italien" (Jöcher IV, 1039). - Rücken etw. berieben. Schwach gebräunt bzw. fleckig. - GW M45292; Hain/C. 15751; BMC IV, 137; BSB-Ink T-350; Goff T-563; Pellechet 10972; Proctor 3968; Oates 1583; ISTC it00565500; C. F. Bühler, The Earliest Editions of the „Oratio" (1492) by Nicolaus Tygrinus (in: Gutenberg JB 1975, S. 97-99), passim. la Gewicht in Gramm: 500 4°. Mit einer Holzschn.-Anfangsinitiale. 4 nn. Bll. (Got. Typ., 29 Zeilen), Mod. Ppbd. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De Remediis Utriusque Fortunae.

      (in fine, colophon:) Impressum Cremonae, Bernardinus de Misintis et Caesar Parmensis, anno incarnationis dominice 1492, die 17 mensis Novembris, (Cremona 1492), - in-folio, ff. 164 (primo e ultimo f. bianchi mancanti; segn.: *3, a-b8, c-z6, A-B6, C7); leg. coeva in piena pergamena. Carattere romano; spazi per lettere guida, impresa dei tipografi al verso del f. 164. Prima edizione impressa in Italia del ''De remediis utriusque fortunae'' (apparso per la prima volta a Colonia intorno al 1470); l'opera, composta da Petrarca tra 1345 e 1366 e dedicata ad Azzo da Correggio, è un lungo dialogo a sfondo pessimista tra la Ragione, il Gaudio, la Speranza, il Timore e il Dolore. Precedono il testo una Tabula dei contenuti e una lettera al ''Marchisinum Stangham''. Importante opera stampata a Cremona dai prototipografi Bernardinus de Misintis e Caesar Parmensis; i due stampatori lavorarono insieme tra 1492 e 1493, della loro attività congiunta si conoscono solo sei opere. Buon esemplare a grandi margini (lievi aloni d'umido nel margine inferiore degli ultimi ff.); rare postille coeve marginali e due parole in inchiostro bruno al primo f. Goff P409. HC 12793*. BMC VII 956. IGI 7578. Hortis 338. Vaticana Incunabuli, P171. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lumen Apothecariorum.

      (In fine:) Taurini, per Nicolaum de Benedictis hispanum et Jacobinum Suigum, 15 febbr. 1492, - in-folio, ff. XXXVIII, (4), con segnat. a-e6, f-g4, (h4); legatura 500esca in pergamena floscia, titolo ms. al dorso. Impresa tipogr. in fine, testo su due colonne in car. semigotico, interamente rubricato in rosso e blu. Foglio a1: ''Lumen Apothecariorum''; f. a2: ''Incipit libellus intitulatus lumen apothecariorum:/ Editus a subtilissimo artium et medicine doctore do / mino magistro Quirico de Augustis de terdona. / Cogitanti.''; f. XXXVIII, g4 r., colophon: ''.Taurini impressum: per Nico / laum de benedictis hyspanum: et Jacobinum Suigum / Anno Salutis Mill.o uqadrigentessimo nonagessi / mo secundo: die quintadecima Februarij''. Dedica dell'autore al fratello Giovanni Francesco cui si dichiara riconoscente per averlo stimolato a non trascorrere nell'ozio la giovinezza. In fine un utile indice degli argomenti in ordine alfabetico. Editio princeps di questo trattato di farmacologia straordinariamente raro (3 soli esempl. in Italia: Milano, Torino e Venezia e nessun esempl. negli altri paesi europei ed in USA), contenente una quantità di formule dettagliate e di medicinali composti da un gran numero d'ingredienti (talvolta fino a trenta). L'opera, basata su fonti antiche e sugli scienziati arabi, quali Avicenna e Mesua, vuole aiutare i farmacisti nel chiarire oscure terminologie e nell'applicazione di droghe ed indica rimedi contro dolori di stomaco, di testa, agli occhi, ecc. e vari benefici per i disturbi dell'umore. L'applicazione di ingredienti esotici (quali oppio, rabarbaro, mandragora, cardamono, varie piante e pietre preziose) illustrano e documentano il commercio italiano delle droghe e la crescente conoscenza delle sostanze medicinali nel tardo medioevo. L'opera ebbe enorme successo, tanto da venir quasi, per così dire, consunta dall'uso dei farmacisti dell'epoca; fu ancora ristampata nel 1525 ed utilizzata nel corso di tutto il XVI secolo. Il piemontese Quirico degli Augusti, nato a Tortona intorno alla metà del XV sec., fu medico di Margherita, figlia di Carlo, duca del Borbonese, e moglie di Filippo ''senza terra'', allora conte di Bresse, poi duca di Savoia; verso la fine del secolo esercitò l'arte medica a Vercelli. Superbo cimelio dell'arte tipografica torinese. Esempl. puro e marginoso, con al verso dell'ultimo foglio una ricetta manoscritta in italiano d'inizio XVI secolo. Come già detto, manca alle biblioteche pubbliche di tutti i paesi europei, tranne l'Italia. Non in Wellcome e Adams. IGI 1072. Klebs 122.1. Hain 2118. GW 3063. Cfr. Manzoni, Annali tipogr. torinesi, pp. 62-5. Malacarne, Opere de' medici e cerusici.negli Stati di Casa Savoia, p. 162. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sammelband mit 4 (davon 3 vollständigen) Kölner Inkunabeln.

      Köln, Heinrich Quentell, um 1490-1492. - 1) Kerckmeister, Johannes. Fundamentum scholasticorum. Köln, Heinrich Quentell, 10. X. 1492. Mit rot eingemalten Initialen u. durchg. rubriziert. 40 (statt 42) nn. Bll. (Got. Type, 46-47 Zeilen). - Äußerst seltene Ausgabe dieses im Druck irrtümlich Remigius von Mettlach zugeschriebenen Werkes. - Die „Regulae" des wohl um 1450 in Münster geborenen Verfassers, „auch unter dem Titel ‚Fundamentum scholasticorum‘, zu Kerckmeister gestellt, da sie nicht mit der ‚Regula Dominus quae pars‘ [des Remigius] übereinstimmen, wegen der inhaltlichen Bindung an Münster und wegen der deutlichen Traditionslinie, die ihren Ursprung 1486 in Münster nimmt" (vgl. Ulrich Töns. Fundamentum scholarium. Die Grammatik des Johannes Kerckmeister (1486) als Zeugnis des Humanismus in Münster. In: Frühmittelalterliche Studien 42 (2008) S. 329–397). - Es fehlen die Blätter A1 (mit Titel u. Holzschnitt) u. A6. Lage A in sich verbunden. - GW M04420; Hain 13860; ISTC ir00140400 (nur 5 Exemplare; keines ausserhalb Europas); nicht bei Goff u. in der BSB. - 2) Bernardus Claravallensis (Bernard de bzw. Bernhard von Clairvaux). Floretus cum commento. [Ebda.,] nicht nach 1491. Mit einem großen beikolor. Titelholzschnitt, rot eingemalten Initialen u. durchg. rubriziert. 56 nn. Bll. (Got. Type, 35 bzw. 45 Zeilen). - Der mittelalterliche Abt, Kreuzzugsprediger und Mystiker Bernhard von Clairvaux (um 1090-1153) war einer der bedeutendsten Mönche des Zisterzienserordens, für dessen Ausbreitung über ganz Europa er verantwortlich war. - Erste bei Quentell erschienene Ausgabe dieser lt. Janauschek von Guillelmus Tornacensis veranstalteten, seinerzeit als Schulbuch sehr beliebten Blütenlese aus den Werken des hl. Bernhard von Clairvaux mit einem schönen Accipiesholzschnitt. - GW 4004; Hain/C. 2912; Goff B-392; Proctor 1411; BMC I, 276; Voulliéme (Köln) 232; BSB F-158; ISTC ib00392000. - 3) Johannes de Garlandia. Modus confitendi et poenitendi (Modus poenitendi bzw. Poeniteas cito). Ebda., 24. II. 1491. Mit rot eingemalten Initialen u. durchg. rubriziert. 22 nn. Bll. (Got. Type, 44 Zeilen). - Erste Ausgabe bei Quentell. - Der tlw. auch unter den Titeln „Modus poenitendi" bzw. „Poeniteas cito" geführte, erstmals 1489 aufgelegte Beichtspiegel wird seit dem Mittelalter dem englischen Alchemisten und Mystiker John Garland zugeschrieben. - GW M13796; Hain/C. 13159; Goff P-843; Pellechet 9418; BMC I, 276; GW M13796; BSB P-640; Voulliéme (Köln) 972; ISTC ip00843000. - 4) Cato (vulgo Disticha Catonis). Disticha de moribus. Mit Kommentar: „Summi deus largitor praemii". Ebda., um 1490. Mit 3 rot eingemalten Initialen. Durchg. rubriziert. 63 nn. Bll. (ohne das letzte weiße; Got. Type, 40 Zeilen). - Erste Ausgabe bei Quentell. - „Sammlung moralischer Sentenzen [.]. Der unbekannte Verfasser hat seinem Werke den Schein der Autorschaft des M. Porcius Cato Censorius beigelegt; sein Name erscheint hier nur als der eines typischen Vertreters altrömischer virtus. ‚Cato‘ ist das sämtlichen Titelfassungen gemeinsame Kernwort; ‚Disticha Catonis‘ die im späten Mittelalter aufgekommene, ursprünglich nur für den metrischen Teil dienende Bezeichnung, welche bis in die Neuzeit üblich geblieben ist" (GW). - Sehr selten, der ISTC mit nur sieben Nachweisen weltweit. - GW 6307; Goff C-307; Copinger 1525; Pellechet 3412; Voulliéme (Köln) 314; ISTC ic00307000. - Einband berieben, bestoßen u. mit kl. Wurmspuren. Vordere Rückenkante am oberen Kapital etw. eingerissen. Schließe fehlt. Innendeckel u. das letzte Blatt m. kl. altem Besitzvermerk. Vereinzelte kl. Wurmspuren. Ränder u. Ecken etw. bestoßen u. tlw. m. kl. Läsuren bzw. Knickspuren. Durchg. unterschiedlich gebräunt, fleckig u. wasserrandig. - la Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 4°. Holzdeckelband d. Zt. auf 3 Doppelbünden m. breitem, blindgepr. Schweinsldr.-Rücken. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Columbus der erste Erfinder der neuen Welt" (Columbus, the discoverer of the New World) originaler Kupferstich/copper etching ca.14,5x19,5cm (Darstellung/image size) von Theodor de Bry auf einem Textblatt (29x23cm) in der Platte betitelt; Tafel VI aus:

      - Girolamo Benzoni und Theodor de Bry; Das vierte Buch von der neuwen Welt oder Neuwe und gründtliche Historien von dem nidergängischen Indien, so von Christophoro Columbo im Jar 1492 erstlich erfunden; Joh. Feyeraben Frankfurt am Main 1594 [Das äußerst seltene Blatt etwas braunfleckig und mit kleineren Randläsuren. The very rare lithograph a little bit spotted and creased, in general good condition.]

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        Punica. Cum commentariis Petri Marsi.

      Venetië, Bonetus Locatellus voor Octavianus Scotus, 18 mei 1492. 31,5 x 20,5 cm. Flexibel perkament, waarschijnlijk 17e-eeuws. 156 bladen. Watermerk kruis, slang en ossenkop. Met inleidende brief van Petrus Marsus aan Virginio Orsini en een Leven van Silius Italicus. Tekst met commentaar op elke pagina. Verschillende mooie houtgesneden initialen en een groot uitgeversmerk 'OSM' aan het eind. 2e Venetiaanse editie. Met dubbele (oude) inscripties op de rug. Band wat stoffig en versleten. Titel in balpen op voorzijde. Alle sneden verguld. Enkele tekstpagina's verbruind. Twee oude inscripties in bruine inkt op de eerste blanco bladen.* Punica, het langste epische gedicht dat is overgeleverd uit de Romeinse oudheid, is geschreven door de politicus en dichter Tiberius Catius Asconius Silius Italicus (28-103 AD) en behandelt de Tweede Punische Oorlog (219-201 v.Chr.). Een der inscripties refereert aan een munt die Silius als proconsul in Smyrna liet slaan (in 77-79 AD) ter ere van zijn broodheren, de caesars Titus en Domitianus. Dit is een meesterwerk van strenge Venetiaanse boekkunst, gedrukt in ferme tekstblokken uit een mooie antiqua, die stoer standhouden in een zee van commentaar uit een harmonisch, kleiner lettertype. De eenvoudige titelpagina zegt alleen 'Syllius Italicus. Cum com-/ mentariis Petri Marsi'. Goff S-508.

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        Opera philosophica. Epistolae.

      - [Venetië, Johannes & Gregorius de Gregoriis, de Forlivio, circa 1492]. Folio (31,8 x 21,8 cm). 18e-eeuws perkament met 7 ribben. 237 bladen van 238 (de laatste blanco pagina C10 ontbreekt). 60 regels plus kopregel. Romeins lettertype. Ruimte voor kapitalen met gidsletters. Goed exemplaar met enkele nauwelijks hinderlijke defecten.* Deze aantrekkelijke incunabel bevat de filosofische werken en de brieven van Seneca, waaronder de correspondentie met de apostel Paulus (in feite een vervalsing uit de 4e eeuw), en daarnaast enkele werken van Seneca de Oudere, die in de middeleeuwen aan zijn zoon werden toegeschreven. Handgeschreven titel op de eerste blanco pagina met het 'Grafschrift van Seneca' ('Cura, labor, meritum.') als motto. Goff S-372. 49 complete exemplaren in de verschillende bibliotheken, maar niet in Nederlandse of Belgische.

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        Epistol[ar]e Marii Philelfi su[m]mop[er]e emendate ac Venetia magna dilgentia atq[ue] anxietate per me: Ioannem de monteferrato, de Tridino ...

      Venice: Ioannem Monteferrato de Tridino (Giovanni Tacuino), 1492. Hardcover. Very Good. [October 6, 1492]. 4to (215 x 155mm). [108 leaves]. Signatures: A4, a-n8. Edited by Ludovicus Mondellus (Luigi Mondella). Preface addressed to Octavianus Ubaldinus, Prince of Mercatello. Capital spaces with guide letters. Early floreate blindstamped paneled calf over thick wooden boards; (hinges splitting and parts of spine perished at head and tail, some worming to boards and leather, internal light browning, some thumbsoiling at front, and few minor wormholes, all in all, a wonderful medieval survival). This copy with contemporary scattered marginalia and Latin and Italian inscriptions, heavy at the beginning and end, some names come through ?"Pietropaolo Porcella?" and other bibliographic notes (title repeated at least three times). This copy from the library of Gustavo Camillo Galletti (1805-1868), his two nineteenth century rubber-stamps to title. Galletti was a famous Florentine nobleman, lawyer, and bibliophile. He was known for his rare book purchases and for writing a few successful publications on Latin poetry. Filelfo?'s Latin epistles would have been great interest to Galletti who greatly appreciated classic prose and literary works. Older bookplate on interior front cover partially revealing interlaced monogram ?"IL??" under crown (unidentified), with library number 40164. A work of utmost rarity and quite important to Italian Latin Humanism, this copy is further enriched by contemporary inscriptions and remains in an authentic binding. Quite rare, OCLC/WorldCat locates five US copies at NYPL, Folger, Harvard, Bryn Mawr, Loras College. UK copies at Cambridge and the Bodleian. Two copies in Florence and Trento, Italy. More common is the 1489 and 1495 editions from Basel (Amerbach). Only a single copy appears in recent auction records (Sotheby's, October 2002) and that copy lacking 38 leaves. Hain-Copinger 12976; Goff P-621; Proctor 5420; not on ISTC. Complete incunabule of Filelfo?'s ?"Latin Letters,?" the ?"Epistolare Marii Philefi,?" a celebrated Latin primer for letter and prose writing in Renaissance Europe. Giovanni Mario Filefo was born in Constantinople in 1426. His father was Francesco Filelfo (1398-1481), the noted author and humanist who brazenly declared himself the successor of Petrarch. Francesco Filelfo first began his editions of the epistles, a textual body of over two thousand documents, in 1473. The Epistolare totaled thirty-seven books of correspondence which was intended as a primer for pupils throughout Renaissance Europe. Some of the letters were in Greek and Italian, but they were chiefly in Latin. The letters and speeches in the series ranged from anecdotal matters to discussions of literary issues and reflections on the course of human affairs. The texts were an ideal choice for printers and teacher in the early sixteenth century as they not only taught students how to write elegant Latin prose, but taught readers the fine art of negotiation and urged them to improve on the powers of expression. The Filelfo Epistolare were often reprinted after 1480 and after Francesco?'s death. This edition by his son Giovanni was praised for its ?"completeness;?" first printed in 1486 and then again in 1492. Additionally, Amerbach was famous for his first Basel edition of 1486. Giovanni Tacuino was an important Italian publisher and typographer active in Venice and a contemporary of Aldus. The letters in the preface of the Epistolare between Mondellus and Octavianus remain to be an important medieval record of correspondence. Fileflo?'s important work published over five centuries ago has all but fallen into oblivion, but this is altogether a most notorious early humanistic work and not commonly found. Complete incunabule of Filelfo?'s ?"Latin Letters,?" the ?"Epistolare Marii Philefi,?" a celebrated Latin primer for letter and prose writing in Renaissance Europe. Giovanni Mario Filefo was born in Constantinople in 1426. His father was Francesco Filelfo (1398-1481), the noted author and humanist who brazenly declared himself the successor of Petrarch. Francesco Filelfo first began his editions of the epistles, a textual body of over two thousand documents, in 1473. The Epistolare totaled thirty-seven books of correspondence which was intended as a primer for pupils throughout Renaissance Europe. Some of the letters were in Greek and Italian, but they were chiefly in Latin. The letters and speeches in the series ranged from anecdotal matters to discussions of literary issues and reflections on the course of human affairs. The texts were an ideal choice for printers and teacher in the early sixteenth century as they not only taught students how to write elegant Latin prose, but taught readers the fine art of negotiation and urged them to improve on the powers of expression. The Filelfo Epistolare were often reprinted after 1480 and after Francesco?'s death. This edition by his son Giovanni was praised for its ?"completeness;?" first printed in 1486 and then again in 1492. Additionally, Amerbach was famous for his first Basel edition of 1486. Giovanni Tacuino was an important Italian publisher and typographer active in Venice and a contemporary of Aldus. The letters in the preface of the Epistolare between Mondellus and Octavianus remain to be an important medieval record of correspondence. Fileflo?'s important work published over five centuries ago has all but fallen into oblivion, but this is altogether a most notorious early humanistic work and not commonly found.

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         Het licht der apotekers. Tracteren[de] de confectie, operatie, ende kennisse van alderhande electuarien, pillen, trocissen, pulveren, ... Nu op een nieu ghecorigeert ende verbetert. (Colophon: Antwerp), Claes van den Wouwere, (5 April 1564). Small 8vo (14.5 x 9.5 cm). T itle-page with a woodcut view of an apothecary's shop, and a second woodcut view . Blind panel-stamped calf over wooden boards (the panel-stamped sides dating from ca. 1525/35, but most of the binding modern). Each board with the same triple panel-stamp, showing among others a man, several animals, and a psalmtext. .

      Belg. Typ. 5128 (1 copy); BMN I, p. 372; Durling 354; KVK & WorldCat (1 copy); for the panel stamp: Oldham, Blind panels, trip. 8 (p. 48 & pl. LX). Sixth copy located of the fourth known Dutch edition of a practical handbook for apothecaries, first published in Latin as Lumen apothecariorum in 1492. The text is divided into 15 chapters, each covering a different category of medicines: powders, syrups, oils, etc. For each medicine, it explains what ailments it can ameliorate and gives instructions for its preparation and use. Little is known about Quiricus de Augustis (ca. 1455?-ca. 1500?), physician from Tortona, Italy. He became personal physician to Marguerite, daughter of the Duke of Bourbon in 1480 and continued in service of her husband, Philippe, Duke of Savoy.The panel stamps on the binding were used primarily ca. 1525/35, and were probably transferred from another binding during one of the two rebindings.With owner's and book dealer inscriptions. Fore-edge of the title-page slightly shaved and a water stain at the foot of one quire, but otherwise in good condition. The panel stamps are worn, but since the same panel stamp appears on both the front and the back board, it can be identified with the help of Oldham. A rare practical manual for apothecaries with ca. 1525/35 panel stamps on the binding..

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        Mamotrectus super bibliam.

      - Venice, Simon Bevilaqua, 12 July 1492. 8vo (16,2 x 12,2 cm.) Old vellum with written spine title. 273 leaves. Title page (with just the word 'Mamotrectus') in photocopy. At the end, part of a benediction leaflet was used to fasten the book block to its binding. Three more identical leaflets plus four strips of a woodcut decoration were used to fill up the binding. Some inscriptions at the beginning and the end (a.o. a drawing of a flower vase on one of the last pages).* Although soiled and a bit damaged, this is an unpolished, authentic incunable. This is the 21st of the 23 incunable editions of this text, usually called ‘Mammotrectus super bibliam’, however, in this book consistently spelled with one M: Mamotrectus, without 'super Bibliam'. The meaning of this curious title is ‘nourisher on the Bible’, strongly suggesting ‘the Bible’s Breast Milk’. It's a handbook explaining words and notions of the Bible and other important texts, such as the letters of Saint Jerome to Paulinus and Desiderius, but also about clothes of priests, Latin accents and other practical subjects. The Mammotrectus would be useful if you were preparing a sermon or some other priestly act. In the colophon another version of the title is used: Mamotrectus tam bibliae quam aliorum plurimorum librorum, 'Mamotrectus from the Bible as well as from many other books'. Goff M252; BSB M-167. Extensive description on request (and in our catalogue 64). = Inkunabel Venedig 1492.

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        Latinae historiae principis. Decadis quintae libri V. Lyon, Seb. Gryphius, 1548 [met:] L. Flori decadum XIIII Titi Livii Patavini. Epitome. Lyon, Seb. Gryphius, 1548.

      "16º: a-s#8, #2a-g#8 h#2, gepag.: 296 [ 8], 118 pp., op beide titelpagina's drukkersmerk ""Virtute duce, comite fortuna"" in houtsnede. Kartonnen band, klein stukje uit rand titelpagina.".Vroege druk van een deel van de vijfde decade (de boeken 41 t/m 45) van 'Ab Urbe condita' van Titus Livius (59 voor Chr. - 17 na Chr.). Livius beschrijft in wat waarschijnlijk het omvangrijkste werk uit de oudheid, is de geschiedenis van Rome. Bij zijn dood telde het 142 boeken. Daarvan zijn er slechts 35 in hun geheel bewaard gebleven, de eerste tien boeken (periode tot 293 voor Chr.) en de boeken 21-45 (tot 167 voor Chr.). Achter boek 45 volgt in deze uitgave een 'Epitoma' (Uittreksel) van het gehele werk van Livius, opgesteld door de Romeinse schrijver Lucius Annaeus Florus (circa 70 - 140 na Chr.). De geleerde boekverkoper-drukker Sébastien Gryphius (circa 1492 - 1556) was vanaf 1524 tot zijn dood in Lyon werkzaam. In de jaren 1530 introduceerde hij in Frankrijk het boek in klein formaat, waarvoor hij de cursieve letter ging gebruiken die begin 1500 door de Venetiaanse drukker Aldus Manutius was uitgevonden. Deze uitgave van Livius is daarvan een goed voorbeeld.

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        Libro intitulado nobiliario.

      Pedro Brun and Juan Gentil, Seville 1492 - FIRST EDITION folio, 96 unnumbered ll, a6 b-h8 i10 k-m8. Gothic letter in two sizes, 48 lines plus headline to a full page, double column, ornate white on black woodcut initials; two opening 17-line paragraphs in red, final ll. with 47 woodcut shields, 3 herald's tunics and 15 pennants. Some ll. lightly browned, some probably washed long since; a very good, large copy in 19th C crushed crimson morocco, covers triple gilt ruled, spine with richly gilt compartments, inner dentelles gilt, a.e.g., two 20th C bookplates on pastedown. First and only early edition of the first book on heraldry printed in Spain in the only known production of this Seville press and one of a tiny number of Spanish secular vernacular incunables that have survived. About 850 Spanish incunable editions of all sorts are known, of which more than 70% consist of religious/philosophical/classical/humanistic/grammatical texts - the staples of university and church. By contrast, only 25 historical editions of the period are recorded in aggregate, in all 3 printed languages of the Peninsula - Spanish, Catalan and Portuguese - less than 3% of the total (see BMC X, G.D. Painter's fascinating 'General Introduction'). The present work in fact is not just heraldic, but also deals extensively with the rights, duties and attributes of the princes and nobility of Spain, illustrated with biographical exemplars depicting their chivalry, greatness and other noble virtues, generally categorised under 'history.' Beginning with the dedication to Fernando "el Católico", the first book contains a history of the world from Adam, discussing the different ages of the world, mentioning the fall of Babylon, the destruction of Jerusalem, and the coming of Christ. Drawing on sources such as St Jerome and Eusebius, matters geographical and anthropological are discussed - the division and population of the world, focussing on Asia, Libya, Armenia, Persia, Africa, Egypt, and Judea. The discovery of arts and sciences, decrees on nobility, and its nature - theologically, morally and naturally, politics, orders of precedence in heredity, are also discussed. Chapters LXXV-C then enumerate in meticulous detail the duties, prerogatives, and privileges of the different offices and dignities, covering viscounts, barons, generals, judges, legal authorities, marshalls, cavalry, maestros, marquisses, Roman officials, mentioning dress, residences, accoutrements etc. In the second book come discussions of lineage in the Classics, drawn i.a from Ovid, Livy and religious commentators such as Augustine. The third book focusses on heraldry proper. Beginning with a discussion of insignia and coats of arms that are borne on banners and shields, Mexia considers the right to bear arms, and the practice of adopting the arms of important figures as a sign of subjection. Sharing arms, and the technicalities of doing so are touched upon - a precursor of copyright - and the inheritance of arms by both legitimate and illegitimate children is discussed. The pictorial display and deeper significance of arms, standards, blazons, signals and pennants are dealt with; covering their invention and use; how animals should be depicted, colours, metals, iconography and their significance, and discussing which physical materials are most suitable for the adornment of the armigerous classes, accompanied by numerous small woodcut crests. Throughout the work, Mexía discusses and attacks the conclusions of Bártolo de Sassoferrato, who had composed the heraldic work "Tractatus de Insignis et Armis" in 1335. Fernando Mexia was a noted poet from Jaen in Andalucia, and this present work is part of the long 15th C tradition of the study of the nobility and cavalry, developing themes otherwise addressed in works by Alfonso of Cartagena and Diego de Valera. BMC X p.45 (incomplete). Hain 11133 (11132 is a ghost, see Palau). Haebler 141. Vindel V 130:44. Goff M531. Palau 167245. Spanish [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Epistole Familiares.

      Venice, Johannes & Gregorius de Gregoriis de Forlivio, 13. September, 1492. 4to. Very nice contemporary full vellum binding with lovely later (ab. 1750) gilding to spine and boards. Spine with gilt title-label and gilt lines and boards with triple gilt line-borders and a gilt dotted line-frame with gilt cornerpieces. Upper margin shaved, sometimes cutting into the headline. Otherwise a very nice and fine copy. Clean and fresh with only a bit of light occassinal brownspotting or dampstaining. (6, -index), 117, (1, - printer's device) ff. With full-page woodcut printer's device on final leaf.. Very rare first edition of the most important and influential of Petrarca's publications, his seminal "Epistolae Familiares", which constitutes one of the most significant works of the Renaissance - the first documentation of "modern man". The present publication constitutes the only separately published incunable edition of Petrarch's letters. Later on, in all 350 letters to his friends were published; the present work is made up of the first 102 and the publication thus marks the beginning of one of the most important enterprises of humanism, namely the publication of the letters that reveal to us the man Petrarca. Petrarca is the first modern man whose life can be traced accurately (due to the publication of his letters) and he is considered the embodiment of the transition from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. The many outer and inner conflicts that we witness in the person Petrarca is a testament to the times in which he lived - a time in which the Middle Ages evolved into the Renaissance and in which man became the centre of the world, a time in which humanism was born. One of the prime focus points of the Renaissance was the rebirth of antiquity, especially of classical literature, and Petrarca is one of the first to catch on to this world-altering trend. His "Epistolae Familiares" have been carefully edited for the use of publication after a purely classic pattern, making them a prime example of this re-birth that became the Renaissance. Furthermore, they caused Petrarca to be now considered "The first Modern Scholar and Man of Letters" (Robinson). The groundbreaking "Epistolae Familiares" are decisive for the understanding of Petraca's other works; they constitute, for instance "an "interpretative key to the "Canzionere", for each explores, more or less systematically, one or other of Petrarch's concerns in the vernacular poems..." (Brand and Pertile: Cambridge History of Italian Literature, 1966, p. 107).Goff P-399

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        Summa Angelica de casibus conscientiae

      Venice: Georgius Arrivabenus, 1492. Collation: [*?] a? b-zA-U¹² X? [Y¹²]. [8], 509, [1, blank], 12 ff. 12mo. 19th-century half vellum, red morocco spine label. First leaf darkened and creased with split at margin affecting text on verso, some sporadic, light foxing to text. Bookplate. Collation: [*?] a? b-zA-U¹² X? [Y¹²]. [8], 509, [1, blank], 12 ff. 12mo. Incunable printing of this important dictionary of moral theology. First printed in 1486, Summa Angelica served as a guide to confessors and comprises 659 alphabetically arranged entries. Goff A723; BMC V 385; GW 1934; ISTC ia00723000; Pell 3822

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        Von Zweyen Heyligen Altvättern die Warent beyd genannt macharius.. Orig.-Holzschnitt.

      . 24 x 18 cm, 8 x 7 cm, Min. fleckig, gutes Exemplar. Preis in CHF: 580. Originalblatt m. 2 altkolorierten Holzschnitten aus: Hieronymus " Der Altvätert Leben und Beispiele" gedruckt von Anton Sorg in Augsburg 1492. Der erste Holzschnitt zeigt wie Macharius das Mordopfer als Entlastungszeugen für einen zu unrecht als Mörder beschuldigten Mann zum Leben erweckt und befragt. Interessantes Bildmotiv mit Justiz- und Totentanzcharakter! Hain 8607 - Abb. Schreiber IV, 916/917.

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        Historia de origine urbis Venetiarum.

      Venice, Bernardo Benaglio, [not before 31 Jan. 1492/93].. Folio (305 x 208 mm). (120) ff., including initial blank (signatures: A4, a-n8, o-p6). Final leaf pasted to endpaper to obscure erroneously-printed text on verso. Hand-coloured initials in two shades throughout. Bound in exquisitely blind-tooled contemporary Venetian black calf, sympathetically rebacked and recornered and with silk ties renewed.. First edition of this incunable history of Venice from the city's founding to the wars with the Turks into the 15th century, and an enduring and well-respected source on the political, social, and architectural history of Venice. Following the downfall of Constantinople, the city began to celebrate itself as a bulwark of Christianity against the infidels in order to garner popular support for its domestic wars - in particular through the new medium of printing. It is no accident that one of the first known printing privileges was granted to Giustiniani for his "De origine urbis Venetiarum" (cf. Gerulaitis, Printing and publishing in 15th-c. Venice, p. 37). Bernardo saw Venice as a true "sea-wall of Christianity" against the Turks, and devotes much space to explaining the history of the conflicts between East and West. His lengthy disquisition on Mohammed and the origin of Islam in Book VIII (ff. g4r-g6v) is naturally less than favourable, but is notable for its inclusion in an otherwise inward-facing treatise. - Giustiniani's account of these events may indeed be one of the earliest, and lengthiest to appear in any incunable. He begins by describing the origin of the Saracens - a wild and savage race condemned to exile, living in the deserts of Arabia and subsisting by means of theft and hunting. Their villages were scattered far apart and they lived in tents, under the open sky. Their stature was upright, their complexion swarthy and sparsely bearded; they were strong and agile. This was the race into which Mohammed was born. According to Giustiniani, he soon became skilled as a master robber, next seducing a wealthy widow in order to secure not only her money but the 'castles' left to her by her former husband. Here, Giustiniani's account becomes particularly interesting: we find in fact the first recorded appearance of an entirely new Christian legend about Mohammed, based on the tradition of Bahira, the Arab Nestorian monk who was supposed to have foretold the birth of the Prophet. In Giustiniani's version, however, Bahira (who in the Christian tradition is known as Sergius) came to Mohammed after being cast out of the Church for his heretical opinions. Eager for revenge, the monk advises Mohammed that to gain power and the confidence of the people, it is necessary to promise two things: liberty of life and the sanction of religion. The subjects of the Eastern Emperor, Sergius says, are oppressed with taxes and will gladly follow Mohammed if he relieves their financial burdens. But it is also necessary, says the monk, "to seek some authority from heaven, which many princes do. People are especially stirred by religion. The rude and ignorant, destitute of all reason, waver in their faith. The Christians are divided into a hundred heresies, exhausted by exactions. If you will appear to them as one sent from heaven, and if you will show them the way to liberty, and if you will pronounce absolution from every tribute, for this bribe, more pleasing than any other, all will flock to your standards" (ff. g4v-g5r, trans. Labalme). In Giustiniani's account, Mohammed took the monk's advice to "bribe" the people, combining Judaic law and Christian belief in order to please everyone. Giustiniani here lists a variety of heresies committed by Mohammed, ranging from the rite of circumcision to the approval of many wives. All of this, says Giustiniani, is related in the Qu'ran, a book written "without any order, ability, or learning". Yet from these humble beginnings, Giustiniani goes on the trace the rapid advance of Islam across the Middle East and beyond in the first century following Mohammed's death. Giustiniani's lengthy rebuttal of Islam is interesting not only for the novel legend of the "two promises" found in no other Medieval source (cf. Roggema), but also for the amount of detail included - evidently garnered from second-hand sources, showing a keen desire to refute the infidel to the East in order to justify the Holy Wars. - "De origine urbis Venetiarum" is almost never recorded at auction: the last copy we can trace was offered in 1979 at Sotheby's. In the present copy, the verso of leaf p6 is a variant setting of the recto of the second leaf of another of Giustiniani's works published in 1492/93, the "Orationes". This seems to have been a printing error, and it has been pasted over with a blank endpaper. - Bookplate of Herbert Edward Ryle (1856-1925) on pastedown; partially obliterated 19th century inscription at head of title: "Purchased at Sale of (...) Library, (...)" and faint traces of ink stamps on A2, A4 and p6. Final leaf a little soiled and creased; one or two repaired closed tears to margins, otherwise a fine, broadmargined copy. Scattered early marginalia. Early manuscript title on fore-edge. - HC 9638*. Goff J-605. GW M15544. Sheppard 3988f. Proctor 4879. BMC V 374. BSB-Ink I-659. Hillard 1168. Cf. also Patricia Labalme, Bernardo Giustinani: a Venetian of the Quattrocento (1969), and on various iterations of the Legend of Mohammed and the Monk, cf. Barbara Roggema, The Legend of Sergius Bahira (Brill, 2009).

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        Horologium sapientiae.

      Venice, Petrus de Querengiis, 24 januari 1492 (datum volgens de Venetiaanse kalender, = AD 1493). 4to. 21,7 x 16,6 cm. Heelperkament met overstekende randen en titelschildje, mooie 20e-eeuwse band. 64 bladen. Gedrukt in gotische letters, in twee kolommen. Kleine gidsletters met ruimte voor initialen. Colofon aan het eind van katern G. Laatste katern H, waarin de Cursus seu officium de eterna Sapientia en een gebed tot de heilige Dominicus, gedrukt in rood en zwart. Moderne schutbladen met twee exlibris, een van de bibliotheek 'Torre del Palasciano' en een van de Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica, en met wat bibliografische notities in potlood. In het boek zelf enkele malen in inkt de naam van een vorige eigenaar (17e eeuw?): 'Ego: Jo: Andreas Naltanus A. et U.B.A.S. theologia professor'. Deze naam staat driemaal in het boek, maar is niet volkomen duidelijk te lezen, het kan ook Naltanius of Nastanius zijn.Vrij ruime marges. Vele kleine wormgaatjes, waarvan een deel gerestaureerd is. Wat verlies van letters, maar nergens hinderlijk. Enkele kleine onvolkomenheden, maar in het algemeen in zeer goede staat.* 'Uurwerk van Wijsheid', verdeeld in 24 hoofdstukken zoals de uren van de dag, bedoeld om de sluimerende vroomheid in de mensen ieder uur op te wekken. In enthousiaste, beeldende stijl, met visioenen, omstreeks 1335 verbeeld door de dominicaner monnik Heinrich Seuse (afkomstig uit de omgeving van Konstanz, ca. 1295-1366). Hij was een leerling en bewonderaar van de mysticus Meester Eckhart. Met aan het eind een degelijke leermethode om de goddelijke wijsheid onder de knie te krijgen, en daarna nog een gebed van de dominicaan Jordanus de Saxonia gericht tot de heilige Dominicus zelf. Deze laatste elementen, die meer het karakter van leerstof hebben, zijn in rood en zwart gedrukt. Het Horologium Sapientiae had grote invloed in de late middeleeuwen, onder meer op Thomas a Kempis en Geert Grote. Er zijn honderden handschriften in verschillende talen van bekend en negen incunabel-uitgaven. Dit exemplaar met zijn mooie, eenvoudige titel in kleine gothische kapitalen is afkomstig uit de Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica van J.R. Ritman.

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        Tusculanae disputationes. Cum commento.

      Venice, [Antonius de Strata], December 5, 1492. 29,5 x 21 cm. Vellum-backed boards with title label (20th century). 58 leaves. First blank with some handwritten notes of a slightly later date (citations of Quintillian and Juvenal) and owner's inscription 'Joannes antonius de paula'. Some repairs and humidity stains. Tiny worm holes with loss of a few letters. With one handwritten guide letter, no initials or rubrication. Marginal notes, hands, lines and some inkstains, partly cut short.* Philosophic disputations in the city of Tusculum. Attractive incunable: text between commentaries in narrower colums. Complete. Pleasant modern binding. Goff C638; BSB C-406.

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        Punica. Cum commentariis Petri Marsi.

      Venice, Bonetus Locatellus for Octavianus Scotus, May 18, 1492. 31,5 x 20,5 cm. Flexible vellum, probably from the 17th century. 156 leaves. Watermark cross, snake and ox head. With introductory letter by Marsus to Virginio Orsini and a Life of Silius Italicus. Text with commentary on each page. With some larger woodcut initials and a large woodcut printer's mark at the end. Second Venetian edition. All edges gilt. With double (old) spine inscription. A bit soiled and worn, title in ballpoint on upper cover. Some text pages browned. Two old inscriptions in brown ink on the first two unprinted leaves, one crossed out, the other saying: 'Vi sono monete di Smirne, che ricordano questo poeto consolare'.* Punica, the largest epic poem that survived from Roman antiquity, was written in dactylic hexameters by poet and politician Tiberius Catius Asconius Silius Italicus (about 28-103 AD). In seventeen Books containing more than twelve thousand verse the Second Punic War is painted, from the moment Hannibal Barcas laid siege to Saguntum in 219 BC to the victory of Scipio the Younger at Zama (202 BC). The epos contains many classical heroic accounts of large battles, but also praise for Silius' contemporary employers, the emperors Vespasian and Domitian. Silius admired Cicero and Vergil so much that he acquired Cicero's property at Tusculum and set Vergil's birthday above his own. The inscription on the inside upper cover points to a brass coin occasioned by Silius when he was proconsul in Asia (minted in 77-79) honoring Titus and Domitian as caesars. Petrus Marsus (Pietro Marso, 1442-1512) was a student and close friend of Pomponius Laetus, who also wrote a commentary on Silius Italicus. A master work of austere Venetian book art, printed in firm text blocks from an attractive antiqua, awash in a sea of commentary in a harmonic smaller type. Simple title page stating only 'Syllius Italicus. Cum com-/ mentariis Petri Marsi' Goff S-508. BSB S-386.

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        Opera philosophica. Epistolae.

      [Venetië, Johannes & Gregorius de Gregoriis, de Forlivio, circa 1492]. Folio (31,8 x 21,8 cm). 18e-eeuws perkament met 7 ribben. 237 bladen van 238 (de laatste blanco pagina C10 ontbreekt). 60 regels plus kopregel. Romeins lettertype. Ruimte voor kapitalen met gidsletters. Band wat versleten aan de zijrand, rug grauw en met een oude plakzegel. 18e-eeuws exlibris (van Joseph Mazarin?). Marginale notities (enkele bijgesneden) in een nette cursieve, contemporaine hand, prima leesbaar. Wat stoffig, enkele water- en vingervlekken. Wormgaatje in de marge van pagina cii tot het eind. Enkele restauraties in de marges. Onbetekenende gaatjes in de tekst. Alles bij elkaar nauwelijks hinderlijke defecten, en daardoor een goed exemplaar.* Deze aantrekkelijke INCUNABEL bevat de filosofische werken en de brieven van Seneca, waaronder de correspondentie met de apostel Paulus (in feite een vervalsing uit de 4e eeuw), en daarnaast enkele werken van Seneca de Oudere, die in de middeleeuwen aan zijn zoon werden toegeschreven. Dit boek is gedrukt zonder een echt colophon, aan het eind staat alleen een explicit met katernsignatuur. Handgeschreven titel op de eerste blanco pagina met het 'Grafschrift van Seneca' ('Cura, labor, meritum...') als motto. Met verschillende slordigheden in de paginering (en opvallende drukfouten zoals in de kop boven de Brieven aan Lucilius: 'Epitsolarum' in plaats van 'Epistolarum'). BMC, V, 595; Goff S-372, BSB-Ink S-269 (met afbeeldingen - het gereproduceerde exemplaar wijkt qua zetsel in verschillende kleine details af van het onderhavige), GW M41247. 60 exemplaren in de verschillende bibliotheken. Niet in Nederlandse openbare collecties. Wij zullen u graag foto's laten zien.

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        De proprietatibus rerum. (Colophon:)

      Impressum per industriosum virum Anthonium Koburger 1492 BARTHOLOMAEUS, Anglicus. De proprietatibus rerum. (Colophon:) Impressum per industriosum virum Anthonium Koburger inclite Nurenberge... anno 1492 xx die Iunii. In - folio, pergamena recente uso antico. (4), 196 ff. (l' ultimo bianco). Car. gotico; tipi 165, 130, 76; testo in due colonne, 62 linee. Esemplare con piccolo restauro abilmente eseguito (quasi invisibile) nell' angolo esterno del margine inferiore dei primi 35 fogli, peraltro ben conservato. L' opera è la prima enciclopedia pubblicata. H. - C., 2510. Proctor, 2073. Pellechet, 1876. B.M.C., II, 435. I.G.I. 1259. Klebs, 149.11. G.W., 3413. Goff, B - 141.

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        Quadragesimales fratris Michaelis de Mediolano de decem preceptis

      Venetijs [Venice], Per Joane & Gregoriu fres de Gregorijs [Joannem & Gregorium fratres de Gregorijs], [1492]. 4to. In contemporary worn full calf. The surface of the thick leather is worn off, so it appears as suede. Some surface-holes in the leather, and extremities and corners worn. Handwritten paper label to spine. Mideaval vellum leaves have been used as end-papers, giving us a front free end-paper and pasted-down front- and end-papers neatly and closely annotated in abbreviated Mideaval Latin. Half of the pasted-down front end-paper is from another Medieval Latin manuscript, of a larger and more stereotypical script. First blank with a contemporary hand-written (presentation-?) inscription and last two blanks with a couple of drawings, presumably by the previous owner, who was presumably a monk. The drawing on the final blank is of a monk holding up his hand, the drawing on the second-last blank is of the hand. Small stamp to first leaf ("Domus Studiorum"). Fist blank soiled, and first ten leaves with vague dampstain to outer margin, not affacting text. Last three blanks with small wormtrack. Otherwise internally a very fine, clean, and fresh copy. 2 blanks + 232 ff. + 3 blanks.. First printing of Carcano's posthumously published landmark work constituting the very first description of the Monte di Pietà/Mount of Piety banking system; an institutional pawnbroker run as a charity in Europe developed in cities as a reform against Jewish money lending. Incunables relating to economics and especially banking are of the utmost scarcity; Kress listing only two works, both by Bernadino di Siena, and Goldsmith listing six works. According to Christian belief, money lending or usury (usury, in the scholastic thought of the Middle Ages, referred to a lender's intention to obtain more in return that the principal amount of the loan. As a general rule this meant that any interest-taking was usurious and forbidden) was prohibited. This, however, did not diminish the demand for capital, and since it was acceptable for Jews to accept interest rates for money, they in effect soon became the bankers of the day. The disparity between the supply and demand of money consequently resulted in the interest rates soaring to unreasonably high percentages - sometimes reaching as much as 40%. These excessively high rates soon became a practical ethical problem; the rates resulted in very little economic mobility and many people within the Church found them morally reprehensible:"In the second half of the [15.]century the advent of montes pietatis presented a new development in the area of credit. Designed to provide credit facilities for the needy small borrowers, the creation of these montes, or charitable pawnshops, was caused by the desire to counter the influence of the private money-lenders and ultimately to expel the Jewish pawnbrokers who had been invited by many Italian municipalities to run the small loan business." (Houkes, P. 159)"In the spring of early 1462 the Franciscan friar Michele Carcano of Milan was preaching in Perugia, having returned to Italy after a stay of over one year in the Holy Land. His demands, directed at to the Priori of the city, were that the moneylending charter granted to Jews be rescinded immediately to release "the above-mentioned city of Perugia from the bonds of excommunication" and that there be established a Monte di Pietá for the relief of the poor. The Council of Priori met and decided to comply with the friar's request, approving officially his proposals. At the same time the city's government set up a plan to raise the funds, which were not easily available, needed for the new Monte. The solution, albeit a paradoxical one, was soon found. The Jews, seen as docile victims, were called upon to furnish to the pious institute the first means of subsistence, in the form of an interest-free loan amounting to the enourmus sum of 3000 florins "to establish and expedite the above-mentioned Monte" as the institute for moneylending. " (Myers, The friars and jews in the Middle ages and Renaissance).Not in Kress, Einaudi or Goldsmith.Goff: C:193GW: 6133BMC: V:343Hain-Copinger: 4504ISTC No. ic00193000

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        Cronecken der sassen

      Mainz, Peter Schöffer 1492. 29 cm. 284 Blatt (davon 11 in Kopie) mit 499 (nach GW) meist halbseitigen Holzschnitten. Pergamentband des 18. Jahrhunderts - GW 4963 - Goff C-488 - Borchling / Claussen 97 - Scheller 454 - Neuere Forschungen (B. U. Hucker: Hermann Bote. Nds. Lebensbilder. 9 / 1976) nennen statt des sonst nicht literarisch hervorgetretenen Braunschweiger Goldschmieds Konrad Bote den als Verfasser des Eulenspiegel-Volksbuches bekannten Hermann Bote als Autor. - Ausführliche Beschreibung bei R. W. Fuchs: Mainzer Frühdrucke mit Buchholzschnitten 1480 - 1500 (AGB 10, S. 1243 ff.). Baer, Historienb. S. 161ff. - Erstausgabe (6. März 1492) dieser reich ausgestatteten Chronik. Beginnt mit der Erschaffung der Welt, behandelt jedoch schon ab Blatt 7 die Geschichte der Sachsen. Mit der Genealogie Widukinds und seiner Nachkommen, der Welfen und Herzöge von Braunschweig. "Die Holzschnitte sind Arbeiten der Meister H. und HR., ihre große Zahl macht das Werk zu einer wahren Holzschnitt-Enzyklopädie ..." (Neufforge 180). Die (teils mehrfach wiederholten) Holzschnitte zeigen historische Szenen (u. a. die Investitur der ersten Hohenzollern in Brandenburg), Porträts, Wappen und ideale Stadtansichten, und a.: Osnabrück, Stade, Magdeburg, Halberstadt, Helmstedt, Hamburg, Frankfurt (Main), Münster, Salzwedel, Merseburg, Hildesheim, Gandersheim, Braunschweig, Schöningen, Goslar, Oldenburg, Halle, Northeim, Göttingen, Alfeld, Lübeck, Riddagshausen, Hannover, Köln, Lüneburg, Stralsund, Dannenberg. Durch Kopien sind ergänzt: Blatt a1-3, 6-7; b1-2; c1, 8; q3; N4 (einschl. 15 Holzschnitte, Druckermarke und Impressum); b2 außer der Kopie auch im Original als Fragment vorhanden, v3 und v6 aus einem anderen Exemplar ergänzt. Buchblock neu eingehängt, durchgängig am Rand fingerfleckig und stellenweise Wurmlöcher, 16 Blatt im weißen Rand ergänzt, D7 mit etwas Bildverlust (Fahnenstange), Randeinrisse meist restauriert. Auf dem Vorsatz Kaufvermerk aus dem 19. Jahrh. mit Hinweis auf 15 fehlende Blatt. Stellenweise alte Marginalien, auf Blatt N1 und N3 (Braunschweig und Lüneburg) umfangreicher. Im ganzen gutes Exemplar. - Sprache / Language: Niederdeutsch -

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        TRATTATI; Epistola ai procuratori dei frati minori di Prato.

      Lorenzo Morgiani e Johan Petri. 15, XII, 1492., Firenze - (¿400 INCUNABOLO-VOLGARE). (cm 21) Bella legatura in pieno vitello recente, impresso a secco ai piatti con filetti, rosoni e fregi in stile sec. XIV, nervi e filetti al dorso, sguardie antiche; cc. 69 nn. (di 74), carattere romano, 36 linee. Mancano tre carte all¿inizio; a1, a2, a8, e le due carte della tavola in fine (la 73 e 74). Il colophon è a carta 71 verso, cui segue la carta 72 bianca originale. La segnatura è a8-i8, [*2]. La prima carta avrebbe dovuto contenere le xilografia. Il nostro esemplare inizia con la carta 3, segnata a3, e porta al margine bianco l¿antico ex libris ¿Biblioteca Galletti di Firenze¿. L¿autore, Ugo Venacessi da Prato, scrisse l¿opera nel 1312, trovandosi missionario in Tartaria. Igi registra 9 copie in Italia. Il libro è ampiamente descritto in Sander ¿Livre a figures¿ 5409. Molto raro, manca ad Harvard, Oates in Cambridge e Bodleian; Hain lo cita senza averlo visto. Rosenthal ¿Incunabula typographica¿, Monaco 1900, al n° 2892 mette in vendita una copia priva delle ultime due carte a prezzo assai elevato. Alcuni segni a penna ed antico ex libris manoscritto, datato 1673, alle ultime due carte. Lievissimo alone al margine bianco di alcune carte in fine, altrimenti esemplare molto bello, fresco, nitido e ben marginato. Hain 12303; Igi 7186; Goff p. 16; Polain 2983; Proctor 6354; Sander 5409; Bmc VI 682.[f62] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PRAYER BOOK OF ANNE DE BRETAGNE (DAS GEBETBUCH DER ANNE DE BRETAGNE) Fine Facsimile Illuminated Edition of 15th Century

      Faksimile Verlag Luzern. New;. Hardcover. <p>Prayer Book of Anne de Bretagne, 15th century - Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, MS M.50</p><p>A Queen´s Ornate Treasure </p><p>A very personal Prayer Book </p><p>The carefully designed prayer book was commissioned by Anne of Brittany, wife of two successive kings of France, Charles VIII and Louis XII and thus twice Queen of France, for herself and her son Charles-Orland. It was made in Tours from 1492 to 1495 and is now preserved in the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York. The book fascinates in its rich illustration and its 34 airy, light flooded miniatures which are among the most delicate examples to be found at the end of the 15th century. </p><p>They are the work of an excellent illuminator of the time, Jean Poyet, who is mentioned by contemporary authors in the same breath as Rogier van der Weyden, Hugo van der Goes and Jean Fouquet. His extraordinary talent is shown in his extremely spacious and vaporous landscapes. The soft carnation of his faces, the graciously presented figures as well as his bright and frequently unusual combination of colours used for clothing, and last but not least the architecture of Italian influence so typical of his miniatures, announce the advent of the Renaissance in France. </p><p>A Testimony to Motherly Love </p><p>The decoration of the Prayer Book reflects Anne&#39;s personal ideas. To live in faith was a great aspiration of hers which is widely expressed in this magnificent uvre. Anne obviously wished to pass on this philosophy to her son, the future King of France, as the sequence of prayers in this manuscript was conceived as a spiritual aid and moral support for a young boy of his age. </p><p>The richly illustrated little book was designed so that Anne could sit down with her son and teach him to pray. The unfinished prayers were thought of as cues for the young Dauphin. With regard to his future function as a king of France, his mother inserted a prayer specially designed for this purpose. It is a supplication for the wisdom the king would need. </p><p>However, destiny decided otherwise. Charles-Orland died at the age of three. His small prayer book has survived until today, as a testimony to motherly love and care. </p><p>Moreover, its lay-out and decoration later served as an example for another prayer book commissioned by the loving mother for Renee de France, her youngest daughter of her marriage with King Louis XII. The Flowers Prayer Book of Renee de France has also been reproduced by Fine Art Facsimile Publishers Lucerne and is now out of print. </p><p>A Bibliophile Sovereign and Royal Patron of Art </p><p>For all of her life, Anne was a tireless and generous patron not only of the visual arts but also of literature and music. She bought numerous manuscripts and financed artists of the court as well as poets and musicians. Reputed authors served her as secretaries and chroniclers. Anne&#39;s personal library comprised more than 3000 volumes, including religious, historic and literary books, mainly of Italian origin. Anne&#39;s library is a testimony to her high level of education: she had a good command of Latin and Greek and some knowledge of Hebrew. </p><p>Jean Poyet - A Most Extraordinary, Universal Artist </p><p>The miniaturist whom Anne charged with the execution of her Prayer Book has often been compared to the greatest artists of his century. Like Fouquet, he worked in Tours and was the undisputed successor of the great Jean Bourdichon after his death. The artist was highly esteemed by three royal courts: official painter under Louis XI, he became a greatly admired illuminator at the courts of Anne of Brittany, Charles VIII and Louis XII and also organised and furnished the solemn ceremonial entries of the royal couple. In the 19th century, Jean Poyet fell into undeserved oblivion. The facsimile reproduction of one of his most beautiful works helps bringing him back to the position he deserves among Western book painters. </p><p>The Fine Art Facsimile Edition </p><p>The facsimile edition reproduces the magnificent manuscript in its original format 125 x 80 mm down to the most minute detail. It boasts an enormous wealth of illustrations: 34 full page miniatures, all by a masterly hand and framed with large ornamental borders containing the letters A, N and E, ornate its 62 pages. The name letters are formed by or interlaced with the Franciscan cord and the use of this emblem of Anne of Brittany further indicates the highly personal character of this book. Numerous coloured initials decorated with flowers, partly on gilded ground or interlaced with golden rinceaux on red or blue ground, subdivide the prayer texts which are mostly written in Latin, with the exception of one which is written in Middle French. The binding is carried out in burgundy red velvet. </p><p>The Fine Art Facsimile Edition is published in co-edition and limited to 1980 copies world-wide. The edition reserved for the German speaking countries is limited to 980 copies. </p><p>The Commentary Volume </p><p>The expert commentary comprises articles by Roger S. Wieck, curator of the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York and Michelle Hearne who deals with the personality of the Queen, a patron of the arts and a loving mother. The work of Jean Poyet is explained in context with the rest of his uvre. The commentary also contains a full transcription and translation of all the prayers to help make the manuscript accessible for today&#39;s readers. </p><p>The complete edition, consisting of a facsimile and a commentary volume, is available in a protective case covered with scarlet leather. The decoration of the case corresponds in its entirety with the original of the Pierpont Morgan Library. </p> .

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        SERMONES. PARS HYEMALIS DE SANCTIS. [1492 INCUNABLE]

      Koberger, N.D., Nuremberg - Folio 13" - 23" tall; 684 pages; Two title pages, second one is found at leaf 202. Gothic type. Incunable- June 28, 1492. 2 (of 3) parts in 1 vol. Part 1 & Part 3 only. Folio, contemporary blindstamped pigskin over bds, clasps [one separated but present]; worn. 342 leaves. 55 lines. 301 x 209 mm - sheet size. Rubricated throughout. Small punctures on 1/2 title and first leaf, ink library stamp to margin of a1 & Gii, occasional marginalia. Scattered minor discoloration and dust-soiling, other contemporary markings. Early ink inscription at head of title page. Goff F-134 - recording 7 copies; BMC II, 435 (IB 7427-9). First tp- "Sermones sancti Vincentii fratris ordinis predicatorum de te[m]pore pars Hyemalis." Second tp "Sermones sancti Vincentii de valentía fratris diui ordinis predicatorum de sanctis." All in all a rather exceptional copy. AUTHOR BIO-" Famous Dominican missionary, born at Valencia, 23 January, 1350; died at Vannes, Brittany, 5April, 1419.A brother, not unknown to history, was Boniface Ferrer, General ofthe Carthusians, who was employed by the antipope Benedict XIII in important diplomaticmissions. Vincent was educated at Valencia, and completed his philosophy at the age of four.In 1370 he taught philosophy at Lerida; one of his pupils there was Pierre Fouloup, later Grand Inquisitor of Aragon.At Salamanca Queen Yolanda ofAragon chose him for her confessor, 1391-5.he was cited before the Inquisiton forpreaching publicly "the Judas had done penance", but Pedro de Luna, recently raised to the papalchair as Benedict XIII, cited the case before his tribunal and burned the papers. Benedict then calledhim to Avignon and appointed him confessor and Apostolic penitentiary.attack of fever .brought Vincent to death's door, but during anapparition of Christ accompanied by St. Dominic and St. Francis he was miraculously cured.between Gregory XII and Benedict XIII in the hope of putting an end to the schism. Vincent again urged Benedict to have pity on the afflicted Church, but in vain. He was canonized by Calixtus III at the Dominican Church of Santa Maria Soprafrom the Jyväskylä University Library]Minerva, Rome, 3 June, 1455. [ From the Jyvaskyla University Library]; 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opera]: De octo partibus orationis; comm. Johannes de Aingre; de constructione.de numeris, ponderibus et mensuris; de versibus comicis.[con]: mermogenes, rufinus, dionysius periegetes: de situ orbis.trad. Priscianus. Emendavit Benedictus Brognolus.

      In fine: Venetiis. Philippus Pincius, Xii Kal. Julii 20 Giugno 1492, Venetiis - [Incunabolo-Grammatica] (cm.32,5) ottima mz. pelle sec. XIX, doppio tassello al dorso, titolo e fregi in oro, lievi spellature.-- cc. 308 (con numerazione romana e araba), caratteri romani e greci, 59 linee di commento, vari errori di numerazione, la penultima carta è numerata 313, l' ultima è al recto e al verso porta il solo nome " Priscianus "; la prima è bianca. Celebre grammatica assolutamente completa sia della prima carta bianca originale che dell' ultima col solo nome dell' autore. il testo contiene vari passi e molte parole in greco. L' edizione riunisce la versione di B. Brognolus, il commento di J. de Aingre e vari componimenti degli autori citati nel titolo. Tutte le grammatiche del '400 sono notoriamente rare, la nostra è veramente rarissima, non vista da Hain, Goff registra solo due copie in America, Sander " Princes " non cita alcuna vendita. Manca a Polain, Harvard, Oates, Harper, e a molti grandi cataloghi di Maggs, Olschki, Rosenthal e Quaritch. ottimo restauro integrativo all' angolo in alto di oltre 200 fogli dall' inizio ascomparire con perdita a volte di alcune lettere e parole, per precedente rosicchiatura, insignificante forellino di tarlo a varie carte interne in basso al margine bianco interno; altrimenti esemplare bellissimo, fresco, nitido e a grandi margini assolutamente privo di scritte, sottolineature e note. * Hain-Copinger 13362; * Proctor 5293; * I.G.I. 8054; * Klebs 806-10; * Goff P 969; * BMC V 493. [F80] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        In Somnium Scipionis expositio. Saturnalia

      Venedig [Johannes Rubeus Vercellensis] 29. Juni 1492.. 2°. 89 (recte 91) num. Bll. Rom. Typ. 57-zeil. Mit 8 Diagrammen u. 1 Weltkarte auf Fol. 22[r]. HLdr. d. 18. Jhdts. über starke Holzdeckel. Zahlreich zeitgen. hs. Annotationen u. Unterstreichungen in roter u. schwarzer Tusche. Stellenw. stockfl. Fast durchgeh. schmaler Wasserrand im Kopfsteg. EA Hain 10429; Goff M12; Walsh 2217; BMC V, 417 - a1(blank), a2-8, b1-g6, h1-7, i1-o6, p1-4. The notable Neo-Platonist Macrobius explains, with the help of selected extracts from Cicero&#39;s famous "Somnium Scipionis", the Neo-Platonist philosophy of souls, astronomy (with references to the characteristics of the planets Mars and Venus, see Stillwell 74) and the theory of music. This work is particularly noted for its worldmap in circular form on leaf XXII recto. The northern part of the map shows the Old World as it was known at the time. Of the four existing versions of this map, first printed in Brescia in 1483, ours is the third version (see Shirley). - Der bedeutende Neuplatoniker Macrobius erläutert an ausgewählten Abschnitten von Ciceros "Somnium Scipionis" (tlw. m. griechischen Textstellen) die neuplatonische Seelenlehre, Astronomie (mit Hinweisen auf den Planetencharakter von Mars und Venus, vgl. Stillwell 74) und Musiktheorie. Berühmt ist das Werk vor allem durch die darin enthaltene Weltkarte im Rund auf Bl. XXII recto. "Includes a geographic concept which is different from that of Ptolemy" (Shirley). Die Nordhälfte der Karte zeigt die damals bekannte Alte Welt. Die südliche Hemisphäre ist von einem Großkontinent bedeckt, der die Inschrift "Perusta tenperata, antipodum nobis incognita, frigida" trägt und sich damit in die Reihe der fast mythischen Vorstellungen von einem großen Südkontinent, der "Terra australis nondum cognita", einreiht, wie sie sich beispielsweise bei Ortelius wiederfindet. Von dieser erstmals in Brescia 1483 gedruckten Karte gibt es vier verschiedene Varianten, von denen unsere die dritte ist (vgl. Shirley).

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        Mamotrectus super bibliam.

      Venice, Simon Bevilaqua, 12 July 1492. 8vo (16,2 x 12,2 cm.) Old vellum with written spine title. 273 leaves. Title page (with just the word 'Mamotrectus') in photocopy. At the end, part of a benediction leaflet was used to fasten the book block to its binding. Three more identical leaflets plus four strips of a woodcut decoration were used to fill up the binding.* Although soiled and a bit damaged, this is an unpolished, authentic incunable. Goff M252; BSB M-167. Extensive description on request (and in our catalogue 64). = Inkunabel Venedig 1492.

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        De Imitatione Christi

      Gaspard Philippe for Jean Petit I (fl. 1492-1530). Hardcover. B00LFNGE6K 1501 (April 24) Gaspard Philippe for Jean Petit I. (Paris), sm. 8vo, 3 5/8 x 5 1/8 inches tall, 19th century speckled boards, unpaginated, [96] ff., first and last blank. Title page and verso of last printed leaf have large woodcut printer&#39;s devices of Jean Petit I. (Renouard, Marques 881) and Gaspard Philippe (Renouard, Marques 915), respectively. Many rubricated initials, the volume highlighted in red throughout. Chipping to top and bottom of backstrip, old paper repair to upper corner of one leaf, several pages with marginal staining, but overall a nice copy of an exceptionally rare post-incunabula edition of the Imitation of Christ, here attributed to Jean Gerson in the incipit and printed together with Gerson&#39;s brief treatise, &#39;Tractatus de Meditatione Cordis.&#39; Date from recto of last printed leaf: &#39;Explicitum est opusculum / exaratumque Parisii pro Johanne Parvo commorantem in vico almi Jacobi. Anno domini Millesimo quingentesimo primo die vero.xxiiij. Aprilis.&#39; Provenance: From the library of Joseph Mendham (1769-1856), English clergyman and controversialist. OCLC (Nos. 490232960 and 66450100) locates only two copies of this issue worldwide - one at the Bibliotheque Saint Genevieve in Paris (entry 53 in Delaveau and Sordet, Edition et Diffusion de l&#39;Imitation de Jesus-Christ, 1470-1800: Etudes et Catalogue Collectif des Fonds Conserves a la Bibliotheque Saint-Genevieve, Paris, 2011, p. 171) and one at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek in The Hague, Netherlands. Other references: Augustin De Backer, Bibliotheque des Ecrivains de la Compagnie de Jesus, 57; Brigitte Moreau, Inventaire Chronologique des Editions Parisiennes du XVIe Siecle, I 57: 61; Pettegree and Valsby, French Books III & IV: Books Published in France Before 1601 in Latin, entry 88409, p. 1552; Universal Short Title Catalog No. 142734. Although French scholar and Chancellor of the University of Paris Jean Charlier de Gerson (1363-1429) was sometimes credited with authorship of the Imitation of Christ up through the end of the nineteenth century, Augustinian monk, priest, copyist and scholar Thomas a Kempis (circa 1380-1471) is now nearly universally acknowledged as the true author, or at least as the first editor and copyist, of this immensely popular devotional work. Kempis spent most of his long life at Mount Saint Agnes monastery, in the town of Windesheim, located in what is now the Netherlands. He wrote De Imitatione Christi and numerous other devotional works for the instruction of the novices in his monastic order, Geert Groote&#39;s Brethren of the Common Life, but over the years they became popular among the faithful worldwide. Soon after Kempis&#39; hand-copied versions of De Imitatione Christi initially appeared, the printing press was invented, and it was among the first books after the Bible to be printed. There is probably no other book apart from the Bible which has been printed in so many editions and translations. Publisher/bookseller Jean Petit I. (fl. 1492-1530) dominated the book trade in Paris, and became the official printer of its University. It has been estimated that he was responsible for financing over 1000 publications. He was succeeded by Jean Petit II (presumably his son), who was active from 1525-1543. . Good. 1501. First Edition.

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        Opera philosophica. Epistolae.

      [Venice, Johannes & Gregorius de Gregoriis, de Forlivio, about 1492]. Folio (31,8 x 21,8 cm). 18th century vellum with seven ribs. 237 ff (of 238, lacking only the final blank C10). 60 lines plus head line. Roman type. Capital spaces with guide letters. Binding a bit worn at lower corners, spine soiled and with old ticket. 18th century bookplate (Joseph Mazarin?). Marginal notes (some trimmed) in a neat cursive contemporary hand, perfectly legible. A bit soiled and some stains. Tiny wormhole in margin starting from leaf cii to the end. A few restorations in margins. Some insignificant pinpoint holes in the text. In all a good copy.* This attractive INCUNABLE contains the philosophical works and the letters of Seneca, including his correspondence with Saint Paul (which is in fact a forgery from the 4th century), and also some works of the philosopher's father Seneca the Elder, that in the Middle Ages were thought to be the son's work. No colophon was printed in this book, the explicit ends with a quire register. Contemporary handwritten title on first blank with the Epitaph of Seneca ('Cura, labor, meritum') as a motto. With some misprints in the pagination and elsewhere (e.g. 'Epitsolarum' instead of 'Epistolarum' on leaf II). BMC, V, 595; Goff S-372, BSB-Ink S-269 (the copy that was used for reproduction has some slight differences in the typesetting). 59 copies in the various libraries. Not in the Dutch libraries. Feel free to ask for photos.

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        In Somnium Scipionis expositio. Saturnalia.

      Venedig [Johannes Rubeus Vercellensis] 29. Juni 1492.. 2°. 89 (recte 91) num. Bll. Rom. Typ. 57-zeil. Mit 8 Diagrammen u. 1 Weltkarte auf Fol. 22[r]. HLdr. d. 18. Jhdts. über starke Holzdeckel. Zahlreich zeitgen. hs. Annotationen u. Unterstreichungen in roter u. schwarzer Tusche. Stellenw. stockfl. Fast durchgeh. schmaler Wasserrand im Kopfsteg. EA. Hain 10429; Goff M12; Walsh 2217; BMC V, 417 - a1(blank), a2-8, b1-g6, h1-7, i1-o6, p1-4. The notable Neo-Platonist Macrobius explains, with the help of selected extracts from Cicero's famous "Somnium Scipionis", the Neo-Platonist philosophy of souls, astronomy (with references to the characteristics of the planets Mars and Venus, see Stillwell 74) and the theory of music. This work is particularly noted for its worldmap in circular form on leaf XXII recto. The northern part of the map shows the Old World as it was known at the time. Of the four existing versions of this map, first printed in Brescia in 1483, ours is the third version (see Shirley). - Der bedeutende Neuplatoniker Macrobius erläutert an ausgewählten Abschnitten von Ciceros "Somnium Scipionis" (tlw. m. griechischen Textstellen) die neuplatonische Seelenlehre, Astronomie (mit Hinweisen auf den Planetencharakter von Mars und Venus, vgl. Stillwell 74) und Musiktheorie. Berühmt ist das Werk vor allem durch die darin enthaltene Weltkarte im Rund auf Bl. XXII recto. "Includes a geographic concept which is different from that of Ptolemy" (Shirley). Die Nordhälfte der Karte zeigt die damals bekannte Alte Welt. Die südliche Hemisphäre ist von einem Großkontinent bedeckt, der die Inschrift "Perusta tenperata, antipodum nobis incognita, frigida" trägt und sich damit in die Reihe der fast mythischen Vorstellungen von einem großen Südkontinent, der "Terra australis nondum cognita", einreiht, wie sie sich beispielsweise bei Ortelius wiederfindet. Von dieser erstmals in Brescia 1483 gedruckten Karte gibt es vier verschiedene Varianten, von denen unsere die dritte ist (vgl. Shirley).

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        Quadragesimale Gritsch una cum registro sermonum de tempore et de sanctis per circulum anni.

      (Lyon, Johannes Trechsel 1492 - In-4 [195 x 130 mm]. Collation : (248) ff. (sur 250), [a8, b10, c&#150;g8, g10, h&#150;zA&#150;G8, H4] Vélin, dos à nerf. (Reliure du XIXe.) Ces sermons de Gritsch eurent un grand succès, à la fin du XVème siècle et ont été édités plus d'une vingtaine de fois. Il s'agit ici d'une réimpression très fidèle de l'édition de 1489 chez le même éditeur. Johannes Trechsel a été probablement chef d'atelier du second imprimeur de Lyon, Nicolaus Philippi. Après sa mort, il épousa sa veuve et reprit son matériel d'impression. Son premier livre connu date de 1488-1489. Il publia trois édition des "Quadragesimales" de Gritsch en 1489, 1492 et 1495. Bien qu'il manque le colophon de cet exemplaire, il s'agit avec certitude de l'édition de 1492. Elle est identique à l'exemplaire numérisé de la Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. Par ailleurs le British Museum catalogue décrit des différences pour le début du texte de la table et pour l'incipit entre ces trois éditions. Toutes les initiales ont été peintes en rouge ou bleu, à la place qui leur a été réservé. Il manque à cet exemplaire les deux derniers feuillets (soit 3 pages imprimées et une page blanche). Complet du feuillet I8 qui est blanc. Texte sur deux colonnes. Aucun exemplaire en Amérique du Nord, 3 exemplaires en France (Ajaccio BM; Bourg-en-Bresse BM; Paris Capucins, incomplet). BMC VIII, 293. GW 11557. ISTC ig00505500. // You can browse all my books on latude.net

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        Ambrosius. Opera. 2 Teile (von 3) in einem Band (Anfang von Teil 1; Teil 3 komplett, aber irrig gebunden).

      (Basel, Johann Amerbach, 1492).. Folio. Mit Titelholzschnitt. (Teil I=) 40 Blatt (genaue Kollation mit Bogenzählung nach GW: a8 b6 c8 d6 - f6 = Anfang und Kapitel 1); (Teil III =) 290 Blatt (genaue Kollation mit Bogenzählung nach GW: a8 b6 c8 d6 - f6 = Kapitel XI - XVIII/ zweispaltig; a8 b6 c8 d6 e8 f6 g8 h6 i8 k6 - o6 = Kapitel I; a8 b6 c8 d6 e8 f6 g10 = Kapitel XIX/ zweispaltig/ g8 mit Orts- und Verlagsangabe sowie Jahreszahl: "Explicitu est opus sermonu beati Ambrosii epi Mediolanesnsis: Basilee p magistratu Johannem de Amerbach: Anno salutiferi // virginalis partus nonagesimosecundo supra millesimum quateroz centesimum"; a8 b6 c8 - h8 i6 - k6 l8 - n8 = Kapitel II - X/ zweispaltig). Halblederband wohl des 17.Jahrhunderts mit handschriftlichem Titel und Jahreszahl; gesprenkelter Buchschnitt.. Basler Inkunabel mit beinahe blattgroßem Titelholzschnitt, den Kirchenlehrer Ambrosius (um 339 - 397) zeigend, wie er in seiner Studierstube an einem Pult steht und schreibt. - GW II, 1599; Hain I, 896; Lonchamp I,74; Heckethorn, S. 39 (mit Angaben über die Verwendung der Typen). - Für die Angaben zum Drucker: Heckethorn, S. 27 ff; Geldner I, 118f.; Voullieme S. 25; Dt. Buchdrucker des XV. Jhdts., Harrassowitz Vlg., S. 80. - Für die Angaben zum Titelholzschnitt: Meder, Dürer Katalog, S. 18 und Kat.-Nr. 220; Hieronymus, Oberrheinische Buchillustration, S. 50; Schramm XXI, S. 15f. u. Illustr.-Nr. 600. - Für die Angaben zu den Wasserzeichen: Piccard, Gerhard. Die Wasserzeichenkartei Piccard im Hauptstaatsarchiv Stuttgart. - Die hier vorliegenden Schriften des Ambrosius, der Bischof von Mailand war, stammen aus der dreiteiligen und zugleich ersten Gesamtausgabe seiner Werke. Vom ersten Teil liegt nur der Anfang vor. Neben dem Titelholzschnitt, dem Inhaltsverzeichnis des Gesamtwerkes, einer Beigabe von Johannes de Lapide und der Auflistung der genauen Kapiteleinteilung des ersten Teiles sind dies Ambrosius "Schriften über die Pflichten". Ihre Bedeutung ist groß, da Ambrosius mit den 'Libri de officiis' eine "zusammenfassende Sonderdarstellung der christlichen Ethik" versuchte, "die bis Thomas von Aquin der einzige Versuch blieb" (Buchberger I, 430). Der dritte Teil liegt vollständig - wenn auch in irriger Reihenfolge - vor. Hier leitet ein Zwischentitel Ambrosius moralisch-asketische Schriften über die Jungfräulichkeit ein (Kapitel XI - XVIII). Es folgt der eigentliche Anfang des dritten Teils mit Inhaltsverzeichnis aller Kapitel. Folgerichtig schließt sich das Kapitel I - das Buch der Briefe - an. Die Briefe gelten als "eine wichtige Quelle für die Geschichte seiner Zeit" (Buchberger a.a.O.) Wieder wird nun von der eigentlichen Reihenfolge abgewichen: Nach den Briefen folgt das Abschlußkapitel mit den Predigten des Ambrosius, erneut eingeleitet durch einen Zwischentitel. Am Ende der Predigten finden sich die Angaben über Verleger, Druckort und Erscheinungsjahr. Ein Verzeichnis der Predigten beendet das XIX. und damit das eigentliche Schlußkapitel des Werkes. Der Fehlbindung geschuldet folgen nun die noch fehlenden Kapitel II bis X mit den eher dogmatisch ausgerichteten Schriften über Treue, Spiritualität und die Mysterien, "die gegen die Häresien der Zeit gerichtet" waren (Buchberger I, 429). Trotz der irrigen Reihenfolge der Schriften bleibt das Werk des Ambrosius in der vorliegenden Form übersichtlich und gut nachvollziehbar und stellt eine interessante Zusammenstellung der wichtigsten Arbeiten dar. - Johann von Amerbach (? - 1513) gehört neben Johann Froben und Michael Wenssler zu den großen Druckern Basels im 15. Jahrhundert (so Duff S.58). Seine ganz frühen Lebensjahre sind weniger gut erforscht: Wohl in Amorbach im Odenwald geboren, studierte er später als Schüler des Johannes de Lapide an der Sorbonne. Im Jahre 1477 ließ er sich in Basel nieder. Die Aufnahme seiner Druckertätigkeit wird für den gleichen Zeitraum angenommen. Die geschäftlichen Erfolge ließen nicht lange auf sich warten und als Meister der Buchdruckerkunst stand er in regem Geschäftskontakt mit vielen Größen seiner Zeit, beispielsweise mit dem Nürnberger Anton Koberger. Als Gelehrter war er bestrebt, den Büchern seiner Druckerei wissenschaftlich einwandfreie Texte zugrunde zu legen. Ferdinand Geldner beurteilt sei Wirken folgendermaßen: "Durch ihn wurden die engen Bande zwischen Buchdruck und Humanismus geknüpft, die das besondere Ruhmesblatt Basels im späten 15. und frühen 16. Jahrhunderts bilden. Sein Druck- und Verlagsprogramm entsprach den Zielen humanistischer Geistesrichtung" (Geldner a.a.O.). Noch eine andere für den Inkunabeldruck wichtige Tatsache heben seine Biographen hervor: "er besaß ein halbes Dutzend Antiqua-Schriften (für den Druck der Humanisten und Kirchenväter) und hat sehr viel dazu beigetragen, daß die Antiqua in Deutschland heimisch wurde" (Geldner a.a.O.; siehe auch Haebler, Typenrepertorium der Wiegendrucke I, S.19f.). - Johann de Lapide (um 1430 - 1496) wird als Herausgeber der vorliegenden Ausgabe angesehen (siehe Hieronymus, S.50). Bevor er sich 1484 in Basel als Kartäusermönch niederließ, wirkte er u.a. als Rektor der Pariser Universität und veranlaßte den ersten Buchdruck in Paris. Seine Bibliothek war sehr umfangreich: Johann von Amerbach diente sie vielfach als Quelle für die von ihm gedruckten humanistischen Werke. - Die vorliegende Inkunabel hat noch eine weitere Besonderheit: der große Holzschnitt zu Beginn des ersten Teiles. Unstrittig ist, daß diese Form der Illustration als "Vorläufer des Titelblattes" angesehen wird, "es handelte sich [...] um einen der Versuche, den Anfang eines Buches unterscheidend kenntlich zu machen und das erste Blatt so auszuzeichnen, daß der Käufer an dem Werk Gefallen finden sollte" (Schramm XXI, S.15). Der Schöpfer des vorliegenden Titelholzschnittes wird allerdings kontrovers diskutiert: Meder (a.a.O.) ist der Auffassung, daß Albrecht Dürer als dieser anzusehen ist; er verweist auf Dürers Aufenthalt in Basel während der Jahre 1492/93 und widerspricht der "radikalen Annahme, das Dürer während jener Zeit nur den Hieronymus (erschienen am 8.August 1492) [als Titelblatt der "Epistolae Sancti Hieronymi" aus der Druckerei von Nikolaus Kessler] gezeichnet, vielleicht auch geschnitten habe" und versucht dies u.a. mit Dürers Rastlosigkeit in seinem künstlerischen Schaffen zu begründen. In neuerer Zeit wird dem widersprochen und auf die Forschungen von Frank Hieronymus verwiesen: Dieser bezeichnet den vorliegenden Titelholzschnitt als den "bedeutenste[n] der einheimischen Basler Titelholzschnitte, in der Raumgestaltung wohl schon durch den im selben Jahr von Kessler gedruckten Hieronymus Dürers angeregt, doch fehlt im vollständig dessen Körperhaftigkeit." Er kommt zu dem Schluß, daß der Holzschnitt dem Meister des Haintz Narr zugeschrieben werden muß und begründet dies mit der für den Künstler "typischen dekorativen Flächenhaftigkeit der Schraffen". - Wie für Inkunabeln typisch sind die Initialen handgemalt und der Text durchwegs rubriziert, beides in Rot und Blau. - Die Deckel des Einbandes sind mit Missale-Fragmenten des 15.Jahrhunderts überzogen. - Bei manchen Papierbögen ist ein Ochsenkopf mit einkonturiger Stange mit zweikonturigem Kreuz als Wasserzeichen festzustellen, das zwischen zwei Binddrähten auf der Schöpfform befestigt gewesen sein muß. Nach Picard handelt es sich um das Ochsenkopfmotiv 234/ Abteilung X/ Band II,2: als Zeitraum der Datierungsbelege werden die Jahre 1492 bis 1494 angegeben; als Ausstellungsort der Datierungsbelege die Stadt Basel und Freiburg im Breisgau. Ein weiteres Wasserzeichen ist zu finden: der "Dreiberg". Vorliegend sind folgende Besonderheiten festzustellen, die eine Einordnung möglich machen: die Kuppeln sind ohne Zwischenraum (dies ist eher selten) und das mittig aufragende Kreuz ist doppelkonturig. Auch hier ist das Wasserzeichen zwischen zwei Binddrähten sichtbar; der Abstand der Binddrähte beträgt 35mm. Nach Picard handelt es sich um das Dreibergmotiv 1813/ Abteilung VII/ Band XVI, 2: als Datierungsbelege werden die Stadt Basel und das Jahr 1492 angegeben. Die Verwendung von Papieren verschiedener Papiermühlen ist bei Inkunabeln nichts Ungewöhnliches. - Fleckig; Hinterdeckel mit vereinzelten Wurmspuren; Ecken teils stärker bestoßen. Angeklebter Spiegel mit altem Exlibris und altem handschriftlichem Vermerk "Duplum"; Titelholzschnitt mit altem Besitzvermerk; vereinzelt kleinere Randausrisse; ein kleinerer Wurmgang außerhalb des Textes.

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        Confessionale : Defecerunt vulghare. "Tractato chiamto interrogatorio composto da Frate Antonio Archiveschovo Fiorentino : Sopra le Confessioni".

      Florence, Francesco di Dino, s.d. (ca 1492).. 20 x 13,5 cm, velin, 172 ff. n.c a 25 l.p.p. Deux feuillets blancs manquants (fnc 5 et fnc 174). Le manque du fnc 5 blanc a occasionne un decalage dans la numerotation manuscrite a l'encre (par rapport a la description que donne Polain du BRB A1104). fnc1, r°, titre : Defecerunt vulghare / fnc1, v°, table des chapitres : Della podesta del confessore / fnc6, r° (= fol. 5) : Incomincia uno tractato chiamto interrogatorio composto da Frate Antonio Archiveschovo Fiorentino : Sopra le Confessioni. Defecerunt scruptantes scruptinio... Lo scruptinio elquale e la confessione in nella quale il penitente discute et ricercha la conscientia sua : el confessore insieme con lui. / fnc 170, r°, (= fol. 169), colophon : Impressa in Firenze per Francescho di Dino Fiorentino nel anno del Signore nostro YHESV Christo Amen. De. / fnc 173, v° (=fol. 172) Amen Deo Gratias.- Corrections suscrites a l'encre contemp. de l'edition aux fol. 82 r°, 131 v°.- Habiles restaurations anciennes, reintegrations de papier anterieures a la numerotation a l'encre des ff., a l'angle sup. ou en marge sup.et lat. d'une vingtaine de ff. Un pt mque angul sup ancien au fol. 137. Une feuille collee au titre "Confessionale dal Frate Antonio Arciveschovo Fiorentino MCCCC LXXII". Demi-chagrin a coins, dos orne a nerfs, titre dore, un mors fendu, tranches dorees, angles emousses, reliure XIXe s. signee de Lanne, datee 1472 au dos.. Belle edition florentine, en italien. Bien qu'une feuille collee annonce l'annee 1472 (premiere edition), toutes les bibliographies mentionnent cette impression precoce de Francesco di Dino comme etant de 1492. L'editeur florentin, dont on sait qu'il est a Naples en 1474 est actif a Florence de 1481 a 1497.- Antonino Pierozzi de Forciglioni, plus connu comme Saint Antonin de Florence, ne en 1389 a Florence, est entre dans l'ordre dominicain en 1405. Archeveque de Florence de 1446 a 1459 il est un representant du courant dominicain reformateur dit " de l'observance " et fut canonise en 1523. Tres en faveur au XVe s., le manuel de confession d'Antonin de Florence connaitra plusieurs reimpressions et reeditions jusqu'au debut du XVIIe siecle.- Deux ex-libris armories, au revers du premier plat, attestent la presence de ce volume dans une prestigieuse collection, celle du Comte Boutourlin, et dans une bibliotheque d'erudit, celle de Henry Cochin. Dmitri-Petrowitsch, comte Boutourlin (1763-1829) fut l'un des plus grands collectionneurs russes du XIXe s. Il connut la deconvenue de voir sa premiere collection de livres, dont le catalogue avait ete publie en 1805, bruler lors de l'incendie de Moscou en 1812. Retire a Florence, il constitua alors une nouvelle collection dont le catalogue fut publie en 1831 par Audin de Rians (= n°651). Cette bibliotheque fut dispersee aux encheres par Silvestre entre 1839 et 1842 (Cat. de la bibliotheque de feu M. le comte de Boutourlin...Paris, Silvestre, 1839, 3 vol.). Ensuite, l'exemplaire passe a Henry Cochin (1854-1926), depute du Nord, mais surtout specialiste de l'histoire et de la litterature italienne de la Renaissance, a qui l'on doit notamment des traductions de Petrarque et de Dante et qui le fit peut-etre relier par Lanne. Tres bel exemplaire, bien complet de tous les ff. imprimes, belles provenances. Polain, n°260. Audin de Rians, 651. Emballages soignes, expedition rapide. Photographies originales du livre visibles sur librairie-solstices .

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        Opera Sancti Ambrosii pars Secunda Opus primi Expositio sancti Ambrosii in psalmum Beati immaculati per rrii (22) sermones distincta , Operum hui secunda partis annotatio

      Basel/Johann Amerbach, 1492.. 1 leeres Blatt, 302 nn Folio, 1 leeres Blatt Ledereinband,. S. Ambrosius "Opera. (Mit Beigaben des Johannes de Lapide). Pars secunda (Bd. 2 von 3). Basel, Johann Amerbach 1492. Folio (29 x 19,6 cm). 302 nn. Bl. (1 leeres Blatt, 90 S Sermones, 84 S Expositio Lucam, 128 S Expositio Pauli Apostoli, 1 leeres Blatt) Lederband um 1600 mit goldgeprägten Wappensupralibris auf den Deckeln (stark beschabt, Ecken bestoßen, Rücken erneuert mit teils abgeblättertem Rückenschild), innen durchgehend etwas leicht stockgelb - Goff A 551, Hain 896; GW 1599; Schreiber 3264; BSB, Inkunabeln A-480; British Museum Cat. III, 753. Zweispaltiger Druck in zwei Schriftgrößen zu 52 Zeilen. - Vollständiger zweiter Band der ersten Werkausgabe des Kirchenvaters. Leicht gebräunt und nur vereinzelt leicht fleckig. Erste 8 Blatt am Kopfsteg mit leichtem Wasserrand, danach nur wenige Blatt. Ein Blatt des dritten und letzten Teils mit kleinem Randeinriß, 2 Blatt (n3/4) mit kleinem Loch (geringer Buchstabenverlust). Titel mit altem Besitzvermerk. Insgesamt von guter Innenerhaltung. Der restaurierte Einband mit den Wappensupralibros auf der vordere und hintere Seite des englischen Juristen und Politiker Edward Coke (1552-1634). Wappen von Edward Coke ist deutlich erkennbar durch den Vogelstrauß und durch den Spruch "Prudens qui patiens etenim durissima coquit". Edward Coke (* 1. Februar 1552 in Mileham Norfolk; 3. September 1634 in Stoke Poges) war ein bedeutender englischer Richter und Politiker unter Elisabeth I. --- English --- S. Ambrose "Opera . ( With additions of Johannes de Lapide ) . Pars secunda (Vol. 2 of 3) . Basel, Johann Amerbach 1492. Folio ( 29 x 19.6 cm). 302 nn . Bl (1 blank sheet , 90 S Sermones , 84 S Exposure Lucam , 128 S Exposure Pauli Apostoli , 1 blank leaf ) leather band around 1600 with gilt coat of arms on the lids (heavily scraped , bumped corners , spine renewed but with a part of the spine description missing) , inside throughout some yellowing - Goff A 551 , Grove 896 , GW 1599 , Schreiber 3264 ; BOD , incunabula, A- 480; British Museum Cat III , 753 . Two-column printing in two font sizes of 52 lines . - Complete second volume of the first edition of works of the church father . Slightly browned and only occasionally slightly stained . First 8 sheets on top with light water edge , then only a few sheets . A sheet of the third and last part with a small marginal tear , 2 sheets (N3 / 4 ) with a small hole (some loss of letters ) . Title with old ownership inscription . A total of good internal condition. The restored binding with the coat of arms supralibros on the front and rear side of the English jurist and politician Edward Coke ( 1552-1634 ) . Coat of arms of Edward Coke is clearly evident by the ostrich and the saying " Prudens qui patiens etenim durissima coquit " . Edward Coke ( born February 1, 1552 Mileham Norfolk , September 3, 1634 in Stoke Poges ) was an eminent English judge and politician under Elizabeth I.

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        Das Zeitalter der Renaissance. 5 Bände der Reihe in Vorzugsausgaben. Ausgewählte Quellen zur Geschichte der italienischen Kultur.

      Jena, Eugen Diederichs Verlag o.J.. (22 x 15,5 cm). 8°. Orig.-Pergamentbände mit Schließen und Kopfgoldschnitt.. I. Serie. Band I. Matarazzo, Francesco: Chronik von Perugia 1492-1503. Übersetzt und eingeleitet von Marie Herzfeld. 1910. 2 Bll; 1 doppelblattgroße Tafel; LVI; 1 Tafel; 258 Seiten; 1 doppelblattgroße Tafel; 1 (loses) Bll. (Berichtigungen); 1 Bl; 18 Tafeln. Nr.54 von 200 Exemplaren. -Auf dem vorderen Innendeckel das gestochene Exlibris des Sammlers. Vorsätze minimal gebräunt, das Pergament naturfleckig, stellenweise minimal berieben, wenig angeschmutzt. Ein pergamentnes Schließband abgerissen, aber restaurierbar, das Lesebändchen ist "morsch" geworden und hat zwischen zwei Seiten eine Bräunung hinterlassen, wie auch das lose eingelegte Blatt mit den Berichtigungen.- I. Serie. Band IV.: Alfonso, I. / Ferrante I. von Neapel. Schriften von Antonio Beccadelli, Tristano Caracciolo / Camillo Porzio. Übersetzt und eingeleitet von Hermann Hefele. 1912. 1 (w) Bl; 2 Bll; 1 Tafel; LXV; 1 doppelblattgroße Karte; 321 Seiten; 1 Bl; 10 Tafeln. Nummer 54 von 200 Exemplaren. -Innendeckel das gestochene Exlibris des Sammlers. Vorsätze minimal gebräunt, das Pergament naturfleckig, stellenweise minimal berieben, wenig angeschmutzt.- I. Serie. Band V + VI. Landucci, Luca: Ein florentinisches Tagebuch 1450 - 1516. Nebst einer anonymen Fortsetzung 1516 - 1542. Übersetzt eingeleitet und erklärt von Marie Herzfeld. 1912 f. 2 Bände: 1 (w) Bl; 1 Tafel; XV; 1 doppelblattgroße Tafel; 244 Seiten; 2 Bll; 1 (w) Bl; 16 Tafeln; 1 (lose beigelegtes) Bl. ("Fehlerverzeichnis") + 1 (w) Bl; 3 Bll; 389 Seiten; 1 Bl; 1(w) Bl; 16 Tafeln. Nr.54 von 200 Exmplaren.-Innendeckeln die gestochenen Exlibris des Sammlers. Beim ersten Band ist ein pergamentenes Schließband abgerissen, aber reaturierbar. ebenfalls beim zweiten Band, dort fehlt außerdem der Abschnitt an den Schließenbändern mit dem "Knoten", der die Schließe selbst hält, diese fehlt.- I. Serie. Band VII. Decembrio, Piercandido: Leben des Filippo Maria Visconti und Taten des Franzesco Sforza. Übersetzt und eingeleitet von Philipp Funk. 1913. LVI; 1 Tafel; 113 Seiten; 11 Tafeln im Text; 2 Bll; 1 (w) Bl. Nr.54 von 200 Exemplaren. -Exlibris des Sammlers. Vorsätze minimal gebräunt, das Pergament naturfleckig,stellenweise minimal berieben.- * Wenn Sie Ihre VISA oder EUROCARD/ MASTERCARD zur Zahlung nutzen möchten kontakten Sie uns bitte. *

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        Meydeborch - Magdeburg: Holzschnitt aus der *Cronecken der Sassen* mit Stadtansicht Magdeburgs

      Mencz, Peter Schöffer, 1492.. Holzschnitt aus der Sachsen-Chronik Conrad Botes mit einer Stadtansicht Magedeburgs sowie Textpassage. Blattgröße 28,5 x 20 cm (Höhe x Breite) unter Glas gerahmt (Rahmenmaß: 38 x 29,5 cm ). Das Blatt mit zahlreichen handschriftlichen Anmerkungen von alter Hand, auch auf der Darstellung * Magdeburg soll ein Bischofssitz sein, darunter ganz Wendland zerstöret, Saxo lib.3, Cap. 24-25*...Die Textpassage beginnend: " Keyser Otto de hadde gerne eynen Bischopsdom gemaket to Meydeborch unde des wolde ome de Bischopp Bernd nicht staden....". Das Blatt etwas fleckig, am oberen Rand mit 2 Montagespuren sowie (wie erwähnt) mit zahlreichen handschriftlichen Anmerkungen von alter Hand in Tinte. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 800 Gramm ) ( Bitte beachten: Da unter Glas gerahmt erfolgt der Versand auf eigene Gefahr ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        On Liberty

      Octavo contemporary calf, worn, covers with greek key pattern, spine skilfully rebacked,richly, red and brown morocco labels lettered gilt, marbled endpapers, leaf edges gilt, pp.207 + (1), inscribed in ink on the title in a secretarial hand From the Author, numerous pencil lines throughout in the blank margins and a few annotations in pencil in the margins and the front blank by Buckle, tipped in at the front 6 pages of notes in ink Mill on Liberty in the hand of Henry Thomas Buckle.Printing & the Mind of Man: no. 345. Downs: Famous Books since 1492, no.82.FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, WITH THE MANUSCRIPT NOTES BY HENRY THOMAS BUCKLE [1821-1862] FOR HIS REVIEW OF J.S.MILL?S ON LIBERTY which appeared in Fraser?s Magazine May 1859Henry Buckle, author of The History of Civilisation in England 1857-1861, eminent chess player, and book collector [his library extended to over 20,000 volumes].Buckle regarded John Stuart Mill as the greatest living thinker, but he also learned much from Enlightenment philosophers such as Voltaire, Montesquieu, Adam Smith, and Kant. He was influenced by the work of Auguste Comte, but even more by that of the statistician Adolphe Quételet. From these various thinkers Buckle concluded that all human behaviour is subject to law, and therefore that there can be a science of human society. Many critics in his own day and later thought of Buckle as the English disciple of Comte, but, as Mill declared, Buckle agreed with the founder of positivism on little other than the basic notions of the regularity of human behaviour and the historical progress of civilization from superstition to science. Buckle explicitly rejected Comte's political ideas as ?monstrously and obviously impracticable? (St Aubyn, 163).Buckle died of typhoid in Damascus in 1862. Mill actively arranged for his step-daughter Helen Taylor to edit Buckle?s Miscellaneous and Posthumous Works, which were published in 1872. "On February 6 and 7, 1859, he notes in his Journal that he read Mill on Liberty?; and two days afterwards he ' began to arrange notes with a view to reviewing, in Fraser, Mill's new work on Liberty.' With this view he re-read the same writer's System of Logic, Principles of Political Economy, and Thoughts on Parliamentary Reform ; and the writing of his own review occupied him for several hours every day for upward of two months." Helen Taylor, Biographical Notice p.43Buckle?s review begins:"If a jury of the greatest European thinkers were to be impannelled, and were directed to declare by their verdict who, among our living writers, had done most for the advance of knowledge, they could hardly hesitate in pronouncing the name of John Stuart Mill.""Here Buckle praised Mill for his unique combination of profound speculative philosophy and sound practical sense." Oxford DNBBuckle?s review of On Liberty in Fraser?s Magazine, May 1859 see: Helen Taylor [ed] Miscellaneous and Posthumous Works of Henry Thomas Buckle 1872 vol.I, pp.75-130; a biographical sketch vol.I pp.1-52www.archive.org/stream/miscellaneouspos01buckiala/miscellaneouspos01buckiala_djvu.txtBuckle?s Papers: University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignBuckle?s life: Giles St. Aubyn, A Victorian Eminence: The Life and Works of Henry Thomas Buckle (1958). Leslie Stephen, The English Utilitarians, vol.iii, J.S.Mill, pp.344-375. Chess Player's Magazine vol. II,  1864 J. J. Löwenthal on Henry Thomas Buckle.

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        INCUNABOLO) SUMMA CONFESSIONUM. DE RESTITUTIONIBUS. (COLOPHON:) UTILISSIMA CONFESSIONIS SUMMULA A REV.MO IN CHRISTO PATRE FRATRE ANTONINO ARCHIEPISCOPO FLORENTINO EDITA: CUIUS UTILITATIS PRETEXTA IMPENDIOMAXIMI DE BUTRICIS PAPIENSIS IMPRESSA.

      Butricis Papiensis impressa. 1492 - ANTONINUS Florentinus, S. (Frate Antonio Pierozzi, O.P., 1389-1459). Venetiis, Anno dni. 1492 die 23 zenaro. In-4° (mm 200 x 150), cartonatura settecentesca. (100) ff. (manca a1 col titolo) segn. a10, b18, m10, 2 coll., 43 ll. Car. gotico. Alcune postille a penna di antica mano. Esemplare ben conservato. L' autore frate domenicano, casuista e cronista, fu dal 1445 Arcivescovo di Firenze, canonizzato nel 1523. Edizione molto rara (2 sole copie in U.S.A.). H.(C) 1200a. Reichling, fasc. IV, p. 112-13. Proctor, 5359 A. B.M.C. V, p. 502 (copia mancante del titolo e di altri 2 ff.). G.W., 2133. I.G.I., 649. Goff, A-826. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Europa 1492 America 1492

      ANAYA 1, Rio de Janeiro - I a II

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        SERMONES. PARS HYEMALIS DE SANCTIS. [1492 INCUNABLE]

      Nuremberg: Koberger,. Fine with no dust jacket. N.D.. Hardcover. Folio 13" - 23" tall; 684 pages; Two title pages, second one is found at leaf 202. Gothic type. Incunable- June 28, 1492. 2 (of 3) parts in 1 vol. Part 1 & Part 3 only. Folio, contemporary blindstamped pigskin over bds, clasps [one separated but present]; worn. 342 leaves. 55 lines. 301 x 209 mm - sheet size. Rubricated throughout. Small punctures on 1/2 title and first leaf, ink library stamp to margin of a1 & Gii, occasional marginalia. Scattered minor discoloration and dust-soiling, other contemporary markings. Early ink inscription at head of title page. Goff F-134 - recording 7 copies; BMC II, 435 (IB 7427-9). First tp- "Sermones sancti Vincentii fratris ordinis predicatorum de te[m]pore pars Hyemalis." Second tp "Sermones sancti Vincentii de valentía fratris diui ordinis predicatorum de sanctis." All in all a rather exceptional copy. AUTHOR BIO-" Famous Dominican missionary, born at Valencia, 23 January, 1350; died at Vannes, Brittany, 5April, 1419...A brother, not unknown to history, was Boniface Ferrer, General ofthe Carthusians, who was employed by the antipope Benedict XIII in important diplomaticmissions. Vincent was educated at Valencia, and completed his philosophy at the age of four...In 1370 he taught philosophy at Lerida; one of his pupils there was Pierre Fouloup, later Grand Inquisitor of Aragon...At Salamanca Queen Yolanda ofAragon chose him for her confessor, 1391-5....he was cited before the Inquisiton forpreaching publicly "the Judas had done penance", but Pedro de Luna, recently raised to the papalchair as Benedict XIII, cited the case before his tribunal and burned the papers. Benedict then calledhim to Avignon and appointed him confessor and Apostolic penitentiary...attack of fever ...brought Vincent to death&#39;s door, but during anapparition of Christ accompanied by St. Dominic and St. Francis he was miraculously cured...between Gregory XII and Benedict XIII in the hope of putting an end to the schism. Vincent againurged Benedict to have pity on the afflicted Church, but in vain... He was canonized by Calixtus III at the Dominican Church of Santa Maria Soprafrom the Jyväskylä University Library]Minerva, Rome, 3 June, 1455. [ From the Jyväskylä University Library] .

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        De Remediis Utriusque Fortunae

      Cremona, Italy: Bernardinus de Misintis and Caesar Parmensis. 1492. Hardcover. Good. First edition of this work printed in Italy, 1492; also the first printing edited by Lucarus and the first dated edition of this work by Petrarch. Tall 4to, (12 inches; 30.5 cm), Roman type, 44 lines, beautifully printed; rebound in library buckram, text block trimmed, 163 of 166 leaves; lacking first and final blanks and lacking leaf 120 (G6?). Library marks to binding, first page has perforated stamp from library, text has been sewn library-style, a few pages with very old marginalia; scattered worm-holes to most of the pages, both margins and text. Goff P-409. Not a pretty copy, a good candidate to get rebound, but the pages, despite the wormholes, are bright and crisp and this excellent edition of Petrarch&#39;s popular tracts on moral philosophy is a pleasure to read. Incunabula.

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        Rechenung nach der lenge, auff den Linihen und Feder. Darzu forteil vnd behendigkeit durch die Proportiones, Practica genannt, Mit grüntlichem vnterricht des visierens.Leipzig: Jacob Berwalt, 1550. First edition.

      A beautiful copy, of "pobably the most popular commercial arithmetic of the sixteenth century. So firmly did it impress itself upon the schools that 'nach Adam Riese' is a common expression in Germany to-day, ... It was to Germany what Borghi's book was to Italy and Recorde's to England." (Rara Aritmetica). Adam Riese (1492-1559) was "the greatest of all the Reichenmeisters of the sixteenth century" (David E. Smith). "He was the most influential of the German writers in the movement to replace the old computation by means of counters 'auff der Linien' by the more modern written computation 'auff Federn'." (Smith: History of Mathematics, p.337). "His largest and most popular computation book of 1550, which, on 196 quarto sheets, was concerned especially with 'Practica': 'Computation on the lines and with the quill / set forth at length / including the advantages and speed of the <i>Proportiones Practica</i> / with thorough instructions in mental arithmetic. ...' This was considered the best computation book of its time" (Menninger: Number Words and Number Symbols). Erwin Tomash Library on the History of Computing R93; Norman 1834; Honeyman 2652.. 4to: 207 x 165 mm. Fine contemporary blind-stamped pigskin over wood, with bronze corner-pieces and clasps. 196 leaves (complete). Various contemporary inscriptions to front and rear end-papers

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