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2012-06-26 05:03:09
ARISTOTLE] Autoritates Arestotelis (!)
(Cologne, Quentel) 1503. 8 . (52) lvs. (of 53: without 1st leaf with title, woodcut and the beginning of the preface).19th century wrappers (spine and edges pale). Very rare. A collection of quotations of classical authors (mostly Aristotle); those collections have been printed often between 140 and 1510 by different printing offices, our is the second by Quentel. Provenance : Auction J. Baer (Frankfurt am Main) in 1932 since then in privat possession. 19th century fly-leaves. Slightly browned throughout (the margins more heavily); internally a well preserved copy. Cranz/Schmitt 107.711 (2 copies only); VD 16, A 4030 (5 complete copies); Adams A 1961 (writes 54 lvs.: + 1 blank one at the end) [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Buechel-Baur [Winnenden, Germany]
2012-06-20 13:28:06
CÓRDOBA, Alfonso de
Large printer's mark, printed in red & black on verso of final leaf. Two parts in one vol. [52] leaves (incl. the blank B8). Small 4to, early 19th cent. calf, triple gilt fillet round sides, spine gilt, red & green leather lettering pieces on spine, a.e.g. Venice: Petrus Liechtenstein, 1503. First edition of this rare set of astronomical tables which were prepared for Isabella I (1451-1504), the Queen of Castile and Aragon. The book is divided into two parts: the first includes a dedication to Isabella and Ferdinand (who, most famously, sent Columbus on his voyage to discover a route to the East Indies) and a set of canons in sixty chapters explaining the use of the tables, with several examples. The second part contains the tables. In the Commentariolus, Copernicus' first draft of his planetary theory, which remained unpublished until the late 19th century, he refers to the length of the year. Copernicus mentions the values given by four astronomers: three of whom are well-known predecessors, Hipparchus, Ptolemy, and al-Battani. The fourth was referred to as "Hispalensis." Thanks to the researches of L. Birkenmajer in the early 20th century, "Hispalensis" has been identified as Alfonso de Córdoba, a contemporary of Copernicus. He was a Spanish astronomer, a doctor of arts and medicine, and probably born in 1458 in Seville. In the beginning of the 16th century, Alfonso de Córdoba lived in Rome and was employed by the powerful Borgia family, serving as physician to Cardinal Cesar Borgia (1475-1507) and was also working for Cesar's father, Rodrigo Borgia (1431-150 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.
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2012-06-14 00:20:04
Missale Romanum. - Canon:
( Nürnberg, Hieronymus Höltzel, 22.Dez. 1503 .). Kl.-4°. 20 nn. Blätter, das letzte weiß. Mit einigen Holzschnitt-Initialen. Das fehlende 1. Blatt mit altem Papier ersetzt: Titel und rückseit. Holzschnitt vorzüglich reproduziert, nur etwas blasser als der Orig.-Druck. Broschur aus Buntpapier des 18. Jahrhunderts. - Sauberes Exemplar mit relativ breiten Rändern (ca. 1,5- 2 cm).. Proctor 10973. VD 16, M 5521 mit Nachweis von 2 Expln. (München u. Wolfenbüttel), jeweils "19 Bl.", d.h. ohne das bei uns vorhandene letzte leere Bl., der Lage E. Laut VD 16 stammt der Kommentar von "Balthasar aus Geyer" (?); als zutreffend konnten wir nur den Philosophen und Theologen Franciscus Balthasar aus Meißen ermitteln, der lediglich bei Jöcher I mit einer Kurzbiographie und unserem Titel ohne Jahr erwähnt ist ("lebte noch 1498"). - Zum Drucker, aus dessen Werkstatt 1500-1525 mindestens 85 Drucke hervorgingen, vgl. Benzing ², S. 352. Der anonyme, ganzseitige - bei uns nach dem Wolfenbütteler, dezent kolorierten Expl.; reproduzierte - Holzschnitt im Format ca. 17,5x12,5 cm ist als "von künstlerischem Interesse" ausführlich beschrieben bei Muther, Dt. Bücherillustration I, 1163, und zwar nur nach einer weiteren Verwendung bei Höltzel vom Jahre 1506 in J. Andrea's "Arbor consanguineitatis". Er zeigt "in noch alterthümlich strengem [d.h. gotischem] Stile" den Heiligen Hieronymus mit seinem Löwen, zum Crucifix betend, in einer Landschaft mit Baum, im Hintergrund eine vieltürmige Stadtansicht. #M09201
Bookseller: Antiquariat Carl Wegner
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2012-06-05 14:37:05
ARISTOTELES - Postinkunabel 1503
Lepzig, Melchiar Lotter, 1503,. Interim-Einband, [66 ff.], 4°. Titelblatt minimal beschmutzt. Seiten auf oberem Rand wenig beschnitten aber mit keinem Verlust - nur auf Titelblatt mit kleinem Marginalienverlust. Einband leicht gelockert; eine Lage lose. Seiten stellenweise leicht wurmfraßspurig. Ansonst in besonders gutem Zustand. Sehr selten. Sehr gut erhalten. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. Please notify beforehand, if you want to visit us and see a specific book.Unser ZVAB-Bücher-Bestand befindet sich in unserem Lager am Stadtrand Prags, nicht in unserem Geschäft. Bitte, teilen Sie uns vorher mit wenn Sie uns besuchen möchten und bestimmtes Buch auswählen wollten *.
Bookseller: Antikvariát Valentinská
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2010-10-22 18:51:08
Venice: Ioan. Bapti. Sessa, 1503. 32 ff. with elaborate woodcut on title, woodcut initials and diagrams throughout.  Bound in later marbled paper over boards.  Title and first 3 leaves stained at outer margin, scattered light waterstaining, cropped at top margin affecting running head and foliation, a handful of leaves reinforced in the gutter, repaired tear on ff. 30-31 not affecting legibility. Printed on exceptionally heavy paper; overall very good. First published Latin edition of De Mensura Circuli and De Quadratura Parabolae, containing Archimedes’ application of the method of exhaustion (the early form of integration) and the earliest theoretical calculation of Ï€; apart from Valla’s excerpts of 1501 in his encyclopedia, the first printed Latin texts of Archimedes (Rose, p. 50). The brief treatise On the Measurement of the Circle contains "one of the most popular results of [Archimedes’s] mathematical investigations" (Dijsterhuis, p. 222).  Archimedes calculated the ratio between the circumference and the diameter of a circle (not called Ï€ until early modern times) as being less than 3-1/7 and greater than 3-10/71. The average of these two bounds is 3.1418, an error of about 0.0002. Archimedes obtained his sophisticated estimate for Ï€ by circumscribing and inscribing a circle with regular polygons having 96 sides. "In the course of this proof [of Ï€] Archimedes showed that he had an accurate method of approximating the roots of large numbers.  It is also of interest that he there gave an approximation for √3, namely 1351/780 > √3 > 265/153.  How he … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Martayan Lan, Inc. [US]
2010-10-10 08:11:32
Kinmont, Ben publisher)
[Lyons, Pierre Mareschal & Bernabé Chaussard, ca. 1503: i.e Sebastopol and London Ben Kinmont and Bernard Quaritch 2006]. Small slim 8vo. [Lyons, Pierre Mareschal & Bernabé Chaussard, ca. 1503: i.e Sebastopol and London: Ben Kinmont and Bernard Quaritch: 2006]. Small slim 8vo, 36, (1, colophon) pp. With the original text in fine facsimile within the pagination. Title printed in red and black. Full red morocco extra, cover with double blind fillet, 5 raised bands, backstrip lettered in gilt and with blind-filleted panels. New. De luxe large paper edition of this superb facsimile, being the first edition in English, limited to 20 copies. 80 copies were also printed on small paper in a half red morocco and marbled boards edition at $500. ìIssued a few decades after the invention of printing, this French rhymed treatise on table manners is a courtesy book addressed to children of humble as well as noble rank. It has been argued that this is the first printed book (apart from elementary Latin grammars) intended to be read specifically by children. The unknown author of Les Contenances offers his advice in the form of quatrains, each beginning ëEnfant . . .íî (Pierpont Morgan Library, Early Childrenís Books and their Illustration p. 32). ìMuch sought after since the time of publication, a facsimile edition, limited to 35 copies - one printed on vellum - was published in 12mo by Bulmer and Co. for the Roxburghe Club in 1816. Another facsimile, limited to 20 copies, was published in Paris, ca. 1850, with a copy being offered in Pierre BerËsís catalogue Nourritures of 1 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, ABAA [San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.]
2010-05-02 16:22:00
Dürer, Albrecht (1471-1528)
Albrecht Durer, 1503. AN EXQUISITE WOODCUT FROM ALBRECHT DURER'S GROUNDBREAKING LIFE OF THE VIRGIN SERIES Woodcut ca. 1503 Literature: Bartsch, Le peintre graveur, 89; Meder, Dürer-Katalog, 201, after text; Troyen, Life of the Virgin This exquisite woodcut entitled, "Flight into Egypt," was originally produced for Albrecht Dürer's famed Life of the Virgin cycle. Dürer began assembling the works for the series in 1501, publishing the first complete edition of it in 1511. Life of the Virgin ultimately contained 19 woodcuts by Dürer and a Latin text supplied by Benedictus Chelidonius. The series as a whole and this woodcut in particular marvelously demonstrate Dürer's unparalleled skills as a graphic artist. Indeed, this lush work, which remains in superb condition, beautifully demonstrates Dürer's exemplary and crisp modeling skills, keen awareness of human psychology, and consummate understanding of the Italianate one-point perspective system. . Book.
Bookseller: Arader Galleries
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2009-03-03 22:10:50
Magninus <Mediolanensis>
Straßburg, Prüss 1503. 19 cm. (4), 105 Blatt (Impressum am Schluß). Moderner Halbpergament-Band mit Rückentitel - VD16 M 221 - Durling 3042 - Proctor 9969 - Gambacorta /Giordano 73 - Diätbuch des Arztes Magninus (gest. 1368). Blatt 70ff. enthält "Regule di vino", 24 Regeln über die Verwendung des Weines in der Medizin. Oberrand knapp beschnitten, vereinzelt Paginierung angeschnitten, erste 10 Blatt Feuchtigkeitsränder, Titelblatt kleine Löcher hinterlegt und Besitzeintrag von 1718, vereinzelt alte Marginalien, ohne das letzte (weiße) Blatt - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -
Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat
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2008-03-26 23:42:43
Gaurico, Luca ; 1476 to 1588 Editor
Clean and Unmarked Text: Venetiis, Ioan. Bapti. Sessa, 1503 / Reprint / FBRE Ltd. 65 pages. Paper / Soft cover reprint edition in very good or better condition, slight wear to edges. Overall good copy of this scarce title. Excellent read. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand. Or would make a great gift for the fan / reader in your life. TEXT IS ONLY IN LATIN. Velo Bound / Flex Cover. Scarce Title.. Good Clean Cond./No Dust Jacket. Facsimile Bound Reprint Edition. Mathematics Greek History.
Bookseller: Great Pacific Book Co.
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