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2010-04-28 10:55:50
ANSELM, Saint [1033-1109]
[Basel: Johann Amerbach, not after 1497]., 1497. small 4to. [ff. 208]. 2 columns. 49 lines & headline. gothic type. capital spaces with guide letters. later full vellum (front hinge cracked, dampstaining to upper portion of leaves, generally light to moderate, scattered light foxing, tear in upper blank margin of title repaired). Third Collected Edition of the works of the mediaeval philosopher, theologian, and church official, who held the office of Archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 until his death. Anselm is regarded as the founder of scholastic theology. He was canonized in 1494. Included here are his three most famous works, the Cur Deus Homo, a treatise on the atonement, and the Proslogion, and the Monologion, which contain his formulation of the ontological proof of the existence of God (God is that than which nothing greater can be conceived; that than which nothing greater can be conceived must exist; therefore God exists). Although it attracted little interest at the time, the argument has long generated intense debate among philosophers, being taken up by Descartes and Leibnitz, and rejected by Hume and Kant. BM III 759. Goff A-761. GW 2033. Hain Copinger 1136. Pellechet 799. Polain (B) 230. Proctor 7648.. Hardcover. Very Good.
Bookseller: D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)
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2010-04-17 15:06:39
St. Bonaventura [Bonaventure]
Venetiis [Venice]: Printed by Joannis de Quarengiis de Palazago, 1 February 1497/98. Vellum. Very Good +. 4 1/2 x 6 inches. 115 leaves, 19 unnumbered, 35 lines in double column and headline. Printed in Gothic (black letter) type with one woodcut initial capital to Prologue. Variant colophon ("Jo/annis"). A curious and unrecorded variant with misprints on leaves 18, 20, 22, and 24 which reprint (and are in the place of) leaves 17, 19, 21 and 23. Small wormhole to front endpaper and very occasional thumbsoiling and spotting with otherwise very clean and bright pages. Light marginal dampstaining affecting some leaves. Bound in contemporary flexible vellum with manuscript title to spine and inscriptions on front and rear covers all in a humanist hand, covers chipped and soiled though with nice patina. Hinges cracked to reveal text block, with an old vellum repair to tail of spine. Provenance: Cassioli Camolus Tagliacollo (inscription to fep), Sr. Felix Riccoaus Franamintus (inscription to fep), Francisci Mauri Gran. (inscription to title page), humanist inscriptions to endpapers and rear pastedown, and old bookseller's listing on front pastedown. Goff B-879. GW 4730 (Pseudo-Bonaventura). BMC V 513. HC 3531. A very good and unrecorded variant printing of this scarce incunabulum. A clean large copy with title page and register.
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2010-03-09 16:03:12
VERGILIUS MARO PUBLIUS (VIRGILUS VIRGILIO )
Paris: Andr´┐Ż Bocard, 1497. Paris: Andrè Bocard. [Incunabolo-Rarissimo] (cm. 19,2) solida legatura del XX secolo in mz. vitello, 3 nervi e punte.-- carte 44 (di 46). Caratteri gotici, bei capolettera a fondo nero, 27 linee per il testo e 49 linee per il commento. Segnatura a8,b6,c8,d-g6 - a è minuscolo e non maiuscolo (A) come per errore riferisce Goff. Incunabolo veramente rarissimo. Manca ad Hain, Polain nonchè ad I.g.i., Oates e al Bmc. goff registra solo 3 copie in America e secondo I.g.i. non è posseduto da nessuna biblioteca italiana. Manca anche a Sander e a molti grandi cataloghi antichi di Baer, Rosenthal, Olschki, Maggs, Quaritch ecc. Per la bella marca tipografica vedi Polain "Marques des imprimers en France au XV siecle2 1926 n° 92. Manca la prima carta con il titolo (a1) e la corrispondente a8. Ambedue sono state inserite riprodotte in xerocopia. Esemplare molto bello, nitido e fresco con buoni margini. La carta a2 recto inizia: Tytire tupatule recubans. la carta b1 recto: Hec eadem ut sciret.la carta g1 recto: Cantando puerum.la carta G5 al verso chiude tutta l' opera con la riga: Auctori grates qui tibi pressit agas. Segue l' ultima carta che è bianca. * Goff V 213; * Harvard 3683; * Pellechet 11655; * Walsh 3683; * Cibn V-152.[f42] . ottimo. Rilegato. 1497.
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