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        COLLECTANEA ADAGIORUM VETERUM DESIDERII ERASMI ROTERODAMI GERMANIAE X Tertia Recognitione. Lector Eme, Lege, Et Probabis Tempus Obserua

      Strasbourg Matthias Schürer 1512 - Very early printing of Schürer edition of the Adagia, preceeded only by the unauthorized edition of 1510. Small 4to (mm 197x142), in vellum backed marbled boards, with vellum corner pieces, lettered on the spine in manuscript. [4ff], 57ff, [7ff] pp. An extremely well preserved example of this rare and important work, very minor occasional stains as expected, neat corner repairs to the last few pages of the index, neat reattachment of the opening leaf, occasional old marginalia, the binding very attractive and proper. A VERY EARLY EDITION OF ERASMUS, PRINTED BY HIS FAITHFUL FRIEND, MATTHIAS SCHURER. Schürer learned the printer's trade with Martin Flach, his cousin, then Hans Knoblauch, his uncle. He published Huminist texts almost exclusively and would publish 15 works of Erasmus in over seventy editions. It is interesting that his relationship with Erasmus began with a rather rough start. Schürer first published a 1510 edition of the Adagia without authorization and from a purloined copy of the first edition of 1500. The ADAGIA is Erasmus's heavily annotated collection of Greek and Latin proverbs. It is "one of the most monumental . ever assembled" - Speroni. The work reflects a typical Renaissance attitude toward classical texts: to wit, that they were fit for appropriation and amplification, as expressions of a timeless wisdom first uncovered by the classical authors. It is, as well, an expression of the new Humanism. The ADAGIA could only have been possible in the new world of European education, in which careful attention to a broader range of classical texts produced a much fuller picture of the literature of antiquity than had been possible. Its impact has been long lasting. Expressions such as; One step at a time, between a rock and a hard place, break the ice, an iron in the fire, looking a gift horse in the month, and countless other examples can all trace their origin in modern usage to the ADAGIA. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Canton de Vaud. Das Wiflispurgergov. 1 : 300.000. Per Gerardus Mercator (1512-1594).

      1512,. 34 x 45.5 cm, Sehr schöne handkolorierte Kupferstich-Karte, Ende des 16. Jahrhunderts, Format 34 x 45.5 cm, links oben Titel in dekorativer Kartusche. In Passepartout. 1 Blatt.. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        In hoc opere contenta. THEOLOGIA DAMASCENI, quatuor libris explicata: et adiecto ad litteram commentario elucidata.

      Parisijs, Ex Officina Henrici Stephani, 1512.I. De ineffabili divinitate. - II. De creaturarum genesi, ordine Moseos. - III. De ijs quae ab incarnatione usq[ue] ad resurrectionem Christi. - IIII. De ijs quae post resurrectionem usq[ue] ad universalem resurrectionem. SECOND EDITION 1512, translated into Latin by Jacques Lefevre d'Etaples, commentary by Josse Clichtove. Latin text, large 8vo, approximately 275 x 180 mm, 10¾ x 7 inches, engraved title page, title enclosed in a circle within pictorial border of angels and flowers incorporating the arms of the University of Paris and the initials H.S. of the printer, 4 diagrams in the text, numerous decorated and pictorial initials, leaves: 1 - 125, 145 - 203, LACKING LEAVES 126 - 144, also lacking final blank C4, present on the last 5 leaves are index, errata and colophon, text in roman letter alternating with commentary in small roman, bound in full old vellum, music staves ruled red in with black notes and words to covers, hand lettered title to spine, remains of old paper label to tail of spine, all edges dark green, trace of ties to covers and pastedowns. Vellum discoloured and lightly soiled along edges, a couple of stains to lower cover, a few pinholes, 2 very small cracks to upper hinge, spine darkened and spotted, front inner hinge partly cracked, neat old inscription and hand written library number to front endpapers, blank margins trimmed away from title page, now laid down on old paper, 3 small light ink stains and a little pale browning to title page, no loss of legibility or image, small blank shield at foot of border has been decorated in red and date of 1521 inserted below it, a signature in the bottom of the circle and another below pictorial frame dated 1603, small old library stamp to reverse of title page partially deleted, top outer corners of leaves 2 - 8 slightly weak at tip, some with tiny chip or short closed tear, occasional early Latin marginal notes and discreet underlining, especially to leaves 2 - 10, occasional pointing hand or emphasis marks beside the text, light brown stain affects fore - edge margin intermittently to a greater and lesser degree, 1 or 2 other small pale stains, small hole to 2 inner margins, vertical closed tear to 1 inner margin with tiny chip at top edge, another to inner margin of final 2 leaves, all neatly repaired, a few fore - edge margins slightly trimmed just shaving a few side notes, most still easily legible. Binding tight and firm. Defective copy of scarce post - incunabula (lacking 19 leaves as noted). This translation by the important French humanist and theologian Lefevre d'Etaples, given the title De Fide Orthodoxa at the end of the first book, was first published in 1507 but that edition did not contain Part IV or the commentary by the Belgian theologian Josse Clichtove. This is considered to be the most important work of the arab Christian monk St. John of Damascus (c. 676 ? 749) and was originally the third part of his The Fountain of Wisdom. Adams, Books Printed in Europe 1501 - 1600, Volume I, J - 278; Harvard, French 16th Century Books, Volume II, No. 329. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Codicis huius i(m)perialis rur sus et multo quidem diligentius ut a tergo patebit recogniti Argumentum. Tituli/ leges/ et autentice sub indice triplici alphabetico ponuntur. Rubrice ferme omnes novem librorum/ novem versibus comprehenduntur. Rubricarum continuationes ex Azonis summa deprompte. Summaria plurium doctorum/ Bartholi/ Baldi/ Saliceti/ Pauli de Castro/ hic ideo multiplicantur: quam quod unus subticuit alter interdum explicuit. Breviarium iohannis fabri liber succinctur ut elucescat: hic variis in locis citatur. Glosarum medulle in marinibus nunc decisive/ nunc interrogative annotantur. Tabula alphabetica ex ipsis glosarum medullis composita: ut materias expetitam facile invenias. Electores imperatoris cum trilici ipsius corona exprimuntur.

      Paris, Andree Boucard impressus; Impensis Johannis Petit,Thilman Kerver, 1512, 15. November.. Quart. Repräsentativer, gut erhaltener zeitgenössisher Holzdeckelband mit blindgeprägtem Schweinslederüberzug auf drei Doppelbünden geheftet mit zwei (fehlenden) Schließen. Kollation: Titelblatt mit prächtigem Druckersignet in Rot-Schwarz-Druck, (3), 580, (26) gezählte Blätter.. Mit prachtvollen ganzseitigen Holzschnitt, darstellend den Kaiser im Kreise der Churfürsten, rechts die drei geistlichen, linker Hand die vier weltlichen Churfürsten. Eindrucksvoller Band und prachtvoller Druck durchgehend in Rot-Schwarz-Druck, klar und frisch. Vgl. Spangenberg 95 (S. 710ff.) Der Druck des Codex Iustinianus vom 15. November 1512 ist von Spangenberg nicht erfasst! Der Codex Iustinianus stellt die systematische Kompilation der kaiserlichen, justinianischen Gesetzgebung dar. Wie die Kaiser vor ihm bediente sich Justinian der Konstitutionen zur Regierungsausübung, die meist in Form leges generales ergingen. Der uns überlieferte Codex Iustinianus ist bereits eine Zweitauflage dieses Gesetzeswerkes, oder wie der Codex Iustinianus es selbst ausdrückt: Codex repetitae praelectionis. Das Gesetzeswerk wurde mit Wirkung zum Jahresende am 16. November 534 in Kraft gesetzt und löste den ersten Codex ab, der am 16. April 529 mit der Bestimmung in Kraft getreten war, der Codex Iustinianus solle für alle Zeiten gelten. Erste Nachricht von dem Codex enthält die c.Haec vom 13. Februar 528. Darin berief Justinian eine zehnköpfige Kommission ein, bestehend aus höchsten Beamten der Zentralverwaltung, Anwälte und einem Professor der Rechte. Die Vorgaben bestimmten vor allem Inhalt und Ordnung, etwa dass die Gesetze in kurzer und klarer Sprache abzufassen seien. Es sollte kein neues Recht geschaffen, sondern das alte, widerspruchsfrei in eine Ordnung gegossen werden. Das war sicherlich der Grund, warum bereits ein Jahr später, am 7. April 529, das Gesetzeswerk promuligiert und am 16. 4. 529 in Kraft trat. Die Gesetzgebung stand aber nicht still, vielmehr erließ Kaiser Justinian in der Folgezeit eine Unzahl von neuen Constitutionen. Außerdem setzten die nunmehr abgeschlossenen Digesten einiges außer Kraft. Deshalb gab der Kaiser wohl zu Beginn des Jahres 534 die Revision des Codex in Auftrag. Das Ergebnis ist der uns wohl bekannte Codex Iustinianus, der Codex repetitae praelectionis, der mit dem Jahreswechsel zu 535 in Kraft trat. Gleichzeitig verlor der alte Codex seine Geltung. Die kurze Wirkungsdauer mag Ursache dafür sein, daß er uns nicht überliefert worden ist. Als Quellen kommen die drei alten Codices in Betracht: Codex vetus, Codex Theodosianus und der Codex Gregorianus. Die Anordnung der auf 12 Büchern verteilte Titelsystem zeigt, dass die Gesetzeskommission auf die Erfahrungen der früheren Kodifikationen zurüchgegriffen haben. Im öffentlichen Recht lehnte man sich wesentlich an den Codex Theodosianus an, im Privatrecht und Kriminalrecht mehr an den Gregorianus. Innerhalb der einzelnen Titel waren die Constitutiones chronologisch geordnet, so wie dies bereits der Theodosianus vorgesehen hatte. Der Codex Iustinianus wiederholt relativ häufig Konstitutionen: leges geminatae, und zwar so häufig, dass an ein Versehen der Kompilatoren nicht geglaubt werden darf. Vielmehr begründen sich die Wiederholungen in den Sachzusammenhängen, die in den jeweiligen Regelungen aufgetreten sind. Echte Mißgriffe der Kompilatoren waren die sog. leges fugitivae, das sind an falscher Stelle gereihte Gesetze und Verweisungen auf Konstitutionen, die aber durch die Kürze der Erstellung des Codex begründet sein dürften. Die leges fugitivae tauchen auch relativ selten auf. Die Überlieferung des Codex (vgl. Wenger, Quellen, 949ff.) ist schwierig und nicht ganz geklärt. Es existiert wie bei den Digesten keine vollständige Handschrift, da man bereits im frühen Mittelalter dazu neigte, unzeitgemäß scheinende Texte einfach wegzulassen. Der ursprünglich den vollen Text enthaltende Codex Veronensis 62 aus dem 8./9. Jahrhundert, bietet die Bücher 4-8, 11 und 12 ganz. Schon recht früh blieben auch die letzten drei Bücher (10,11 und 12) unberücksichtigt und der Codex Iustinianus wurde in den frühen Drucken in der Regel nur in den ersten neun Bücher gedruckt. Bereits im 9. Jahrhundert setzte die stufenweise Rekonstruktion der ausgeschiedenen Konstitutionen ein, ein Vorgang, der im Zeitalter der humanistischen Jurisprudenz zum Höhepunkt und zum Abschluss kam. Die heute allgemein verwendete Ausgabe besorgte Paul Krüger (editio maior).

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        HOC IN VOLUMINE HABES. omnium Cesarum Gesta cum plerisque tam grecis quam latinis historiis. Et primo ex Sexto Aurelio à Cesare Augusto ad tempora usque Theodosii opus aureum in tame ex Petrarche commentarii siullii cesares premifidus vitam ex Pomponio Leto Historias Romanorum à Gordiani temporibus ad Justinum tertium usque iudicibus cuilz prepositis alphabertariis. Ex Plutarcho Parallelia à Garino Veronensi in latinum tralata. Huic tamen operi si Plinium de Viris illustribus preposueris opus consummatum habebis.

      (Paris, Jean Marchand pour Olivier Senant, 1512). - in-4. 2ff. 50ff. Cartonnage moderne. Edition Originale. Ce rare volume est un recueil de textes tirés de divers auteurs sur les actions des empereurs de Rome. Belle marque d'Olivier Senant sur le titre, impression en partie gothique. La pagination fantaisiste est conforme à celle de l'exemplaire de la Bibliothèque Nationale. Exemplaire avec des annotations manuscrites de l'époque d'un certain "Petrus de Chazerat" dont la signature figure dans plusieurs endroits du volume. Il s'agit probablement d'une famille d'Auvergne. Un trou de ver traverse le volume, tache dans la marge extérieure. B. Moreau, II, 322. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gedr. Mandat zur Verhängung der Reichsacht über Graf Emich von Leiningen.

      Köln, 11. IX. 1512.. 1 S. Qu.-Imp.-Folio (310:444 mm). Mit rotem Wachssiegel.. Schönes Dokument zur Reichsgeschichte des frühen 16. Jahrhunderts. Die Verhängung der Reichsacht (1512-1518) wegen Leiningens Eintritt in französische Kriegsdienste. - Mit gedr. Handzeichen des Kaisers und einer gedr. Gegenzeichnung von Kanzler Cyprian von Serenthein. - Gering stockfleckig.

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        Decreti Huius Amplissimum Argume[n]tum: Consanguinitatis &...

      1512. Handsomely Printed Edition of Gratian, Lyons 1512 Gratian, the Canonist [c.1090-c.1160]. Johannes Teutonicus [c. 1175-1245], Glosses. Astesano [d.c. 1330]. Martinus, Polonus [d. 1279]. Bartolomeo da Brescia [d. 1258], Glosses. Decreti Huius Amplissimum Argume[n]tum: Consanguinitatis & Affinitatis Arboristic Imprimitur. fo. ccclxxxv: Hic Divisiones Domini Archidyaconi hic Reperiuntur: Adduntur Biblie Capita Caractere Textuali Impressa: Pregnans Tabula pro Glosaru[m] Medullis in Marginibus Positis: Canonum Congregatio Perfecta sub Indice Fidelissimo Varia Carmina Totam Breviter Materiam Complectentia : Inest Decretum Abbreviatum Enigmata Succincte Resoluens: Seorsum Concilia Sunt hic Diversis ex Locis Coadunata: Margarita Seu Tabula Martiniana Nuperrime Recognita hic Inferitur. [Lyons]: Francoys Fradin, [1512]. CCCCXXVI, [22], XXXVIII, [2] ff. Woodcut tables of descent and consanguinity. Text in parallel columns within linear gloss. Folio (15-1/2" x 11"). Later calf, raised bands, lettering piece and gilt ornaments to spine. Moderate rubbing to boards with some (mostly shallow) scuffing, heavier rubbing to extremities with wear to spine ends, board edges and corners, front hinge cracked but secure, bookplate residue to front pastedown, front free endpaper partially detached, rear hinge starting, light soiling to title page. Fol. 1 features a large woodcut frontispiece of Gratian surrounded by Old Testament figures, saints and church fathers. Large woodcut printed device to title page, woodcut decorated initials, text printed in gothic type. Minor worming to text block, occasional faint dampstaining to margins, internally clean. * The Concordia Discordantia Canonum, or as it is better known, the Decretum Gratiani, is the cornerstone of modern canon law. The first work of its kind, it was supposedly compiled by Gratian, a Camaldolese monk, around 1140. Using the latest scholastic and juristic techniques from Bologna, he attempted to harmonize these disparate texts. Like the Corpus Juris Civilis in the study of the civil law, it became the basic text for the study of canon law for many centuries. The Decretum Gratiani addresses various aspects of church jurisdiction, offenses and legal proceedings, as well a.

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        Convocatio Generalis Concilii ex parte principum.

      (Nürnberg, Johann Weißenburger, 1512).. 4 unnum. Bll. (Aa4). Mit einer Holzschnittinitiale. [Und:] Bulla intimatio[n]is Generalis Concilii apud Lateranum per S. d. n. Juliu[m] Papa[m] ii. edita. 8 unnum. Bll. (A-B4). Mit einem Textholzschnitt. [Und:] Bulla Monitorii Apostolici: co[n]tra tres revere[n]dissimos Cardinales, ut redea[n]t ad obedie[n]tia[m] S. d. n. Pape. Ne Scisma in eccl[es]is sancta dei orie[tur]. 4 unnum. Bll. (C4). [Und:] [Fondi], Angelo. Oratio Angeli Anachorite Vallisumbrose pro Concilio Lateranensi. Contra Conventiculum Pisanum. 4 unnum. Bll. (D4). [Und:] Corvino, Massimo. Oratio Maximi Corvini Parthenopei Episcopi Esernien. Sanctissimo Julio Secundo Pont. Max. dicta. 4 unnum. Bll. (E4, d. l. w.). Mit 2 figural. Holzschnittinitialen. [Und:] Breve Julii Secu[n]di Pont. Max. ad Reges Duces et principes christianos: in quo co[n]tinent potiores: licet plures sint alie cause privationis Cardinaliu[m] Hereticoru[m] Scismaticoru[m]q[ue]. 4 unnum. Bll. (F4, d. l. w.). [Und:] Corsi, [Pietro]. Cursii Panegyris de federe inter Juliu[m] ii. Pont. Max. et Hispan. Rege. 4 unnum. Bll. (G4, d. l. w.). Mit einer neunzeiligen figural. Holzschnittinitiale. Alle Teile außer dem ersten mit (wdh.) Titelholzschnitt (Papstwappen Julius II.) am Titel. Zus. 7 Teile mit 32 Bll. Flexibler Pergamentband, Bindebänder. 4to.. Überaus seltene Sammlung sieben früher Hauptschriften (zwei Bullen, ein Breve, zwei Orationen, ein kurzes Panegyrikon sowie die Convocatio) zur 5. Lateransynode, die Papst Julius II. 1512 gegen das antipäpstliche Konzil von Pisa einberief. Nach Julius' Tod im Folgejahr von Papst Leo X. fortgesetzt, schloß das Konzil 1517 mit der Beendigung des Pisaner Schismas und mit einer begonnenen Kirchenreform. Das Konzil verwarf auch die Pragmatische Sanktion von Bourges (1438), die auf eine französische Nationalkirche abgezielt hatte. - Convocatio, Bulla intimationis und Breve gezeichnet vom päpstlichen Sekretär Sigismundus Pindarus. Obwohl die Drucke zumeist einzeln auftreten, sind diese durch die Bogensignaturen als ursprünglich zusammengehörig ausgewiesen, wobei VD 16 und BM den hier vorgebundenen Teil (ohne Titelholzschnitt, aber mit Weißenburgers Impressum) als letzten angeben. - Vollständig wie vorliegend sehr selten, so auf Auktionen der letzten Jahrzehnte nicht nachweisbar. Das einzige im OCLC verzeichnete Exemplar unvollständig ("LC copy incomplete: wants the Oratio Angeli Anachoritae Vallisumbrosae"). - Erstes Bl. recto etwas braunfleckig, sonst im ganzen sehr sauber. Kartusche im Wappenholzschnitt von Corvinos "Oratio" von zeitgenöss. Hand mit roter Tinte nachgezogen. - VD 16, K 243. BM-STC German 753. OCLC 33207567. Separat: VD 16, C 4986; K 242 (vgl.); K 244; F 1816; C 5322; K 235; C 5300. Nicht bei Adams.

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        Bulla ultima convocationis et invitationis Cardinaliu[m] absentiu[m] et Prelatorum gallice nationis ad celebratione[m] Concilii Lateranen[se], cu[m] declaratione nullitatis gestoru[m] per Conciliabulu[m] Pisanu[m] per S. D. N. Juliu[m] ii. Pomt. Max. edita.

      [Nürnberg, Johann Weissenburger, 1512].. 4 unnum. Bll. Mit halbseitigem Wappenholzschnitt am Titel. 4to.. Von Balthasar Tuerdus und Jakob Questenberg unterfertigte Bulle, mit der sich Papst Julius II. an jene franzöisischen Kleriker richtete, die der 5. Lateransynode fernblieben, die er 1512 gegen das antipäpstliche Konzil von Pisa einberufen hatte. - Selten, das letzte auf einer Auktion angebotene Exemplar dieser Ausgabe fälschlich dem römische Drucker Marcello Silber zugeschrieben (Zisska & Kistner, 46, 537). - Sauber und fleckenfrei. - VD 16, K 249. Vgl. BM-STC Italian 571 (andere Ausgaben).

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        Littere clare memo. Ludovici XI. Franco[rum] Regis Christianissimi super abrogatione Pragmatice sanctionis in quarta Sessione Sacro sancti Lateranen. Concilii publice lecte et recitate.

      [Rom, Marcello Silber, 1512].. 4 unnum. Bll. (d. l. w.). Geheftet. 4to.. Sendschrift des französischen Königs Ludwig XI. an Papst Pius II. vom 27. November 1461, hier neu aufgelegt im Rahmen der 5. Lateransynode, die Papst Julius II. 1512 gegen das antipäpstliche Konzil von Pisa einberief. Das Laterankonzil verwarf unter anderem die 1438 unterzeichnete Pragmatische Sanktion von Bourges, die auf eine französische Nationalkirche abgezielt hatte. Trotz Ludwigs hier vorliegender Versicherung, er habe die Pragmatische Sanktion "im ganzen Reich und in der Dauphine" abrogiert, blieb sie dem Geiste nach in Kraft; 1463 und 1464 erließ er "eine Reihe von Ordonanzen 'zur Abwehr der röm. Übergriffe u. Herstellung der alten gallikan. Freiheiten'. 1567 hob er sie abermals auf, fuhr aber fort, ganz im Sinne der Pragmatischen Sanktion zu handeln" (LThK VIII, 425). Nachdem die Bischofsversammlung zu Rom 1510 auf Wunsch Ludwigs XII. erklärte, man habe sich an die Pragmatische Sanktion zu halten, verwarf das 5. Laterankonzil dieselbe endgültig; 1516 wurde sie von Franz I. durch das Konkordat ersetzt. Der vorliegende, vom Vatikan veranstaltete Druck von Ludwigs Abrogationsschrift sollte wohl die französische Kirche an gegebene Zusagen erinnern und die Grundlage für eine Lösung des Streits im Sinne Roms bereiten. - Am Schluß mit Kollationsbestätigung von Johannes Gerones, Notar der Apostolischen Kammer; darunter Nachdruckverbot von Balthasar Tuerdus. - Kl. Braunfleck am Titel. Fast unmerkliche Spuren früherer Faltung; letztes Bl. v. a. verso etwas gebräunt bzw. braun- und fingerfleckig. - Adams L 670. Edit 15, CNCE 31026. Nicht bei BM-STC Italian.

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        Brabantia, Gulick et Cleve. [1585]. [Gerahmter Original-Kupferstich / framed original colored copper engraving].

      . Gerhard Mercator , geboren am 5. März 1512 in Rupelmonde, Grafschaft Flandern, gestorben am 2. Dezember 1594 in Duisburg, Mathematiker, Geograph und Kartograf.. Altkolorierter Original-Kupferstich aus dem "Belgii inferioris geographica tabule" von Gerhard Mercator, Duisburg 1585, Seite 185 und 186. Rückseitig Text in Latein, sowie kolorierter Initiale. Kupferstich gerahmt im teils vergoldeten Holzrahmen mit rückseitigem Sichtfenster. Maße Platte: 35,0 x 46,5 cm. Blattgröße: ca. 46 x 57 cm. Rahmen: 50,5 x 61,0 cm. Blatt mit winzigen Fleckchen, sichtbare Mittelfalz. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Colored original-copper engraving by Gerhard Mercator from about 1585. Backside latin text and colored initial. Copper engraving framed in wooden frame, backside with viewing window. Measure plate: 35,0 x 46,5 cm. Measure sheet: 46 x 57 cm. Measure frame: 50,5 x 61,0 cm. Sheet with little spots, visible middle fold. Fine condition.

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        In hoc opere contenta. THEOLOGIA DAMASCENI, quatuor libris explicata: et adiecto ad litteram commentario elucidata

      Parisijs, Ex Officina Henrici Stephani, 1512.. I. De ineffabili divinitate. - II. De creaturarum genesi, ordine Moseos. - III. De ijs quae ab incarnatione usq[ue] ad resurrectionem Christi. - IIII. De ijs quae post resurrectionem usq[ue] ad universalem resurrectionem. SECOND EDITION 1512, translated into Latin by Jacques Lefevre d'Etaples, commentary by Josse Clichtove. Latin text, large 8vo, approximately 275 x 180 mm, 10¾ x 7 inches, engraved title page, title enclosed in a circle within pictorial border of angels and flowers incorporating the arms of the University of Paris and the initials H.S. of the printer, 4 diagrams in the text, numerous decorated and pictorial initials, leaves: 1-125, 145-203, LACKING LEAVES 126-144, also lacking final blank C4, present on the last 5 leaves are index, errata and colophon, text in roman letter alternating with commentary in small roman, bound in full old vellum, music staves ruled red in with black notes and words to covers, hand lettered title to spine, remains of old paper label to tail of spine, all edges dark green, trace of ties to covers and pastedowns. Vellum discoloured and lightly soiled along edges, a couple of stains to lower cover, a few pinholes, 2 very small cracks to upper hinge, spine darkened and spotted, front inner hinge partly cracked, neat old inscription and hand written library number to front endpapers, blank margins trimmed away from title page, now laid down on old paper, 3 small light ink stains and a little pale browning to title page, no loss of legibility or image, small blank shield at foot of border has been decorated in red and date of 1521 inserted below it, a signature in the bottom of the circle and another below pictorial frame dated 1603, small old library stamp to reverse of title page partially deleted, top outer corners of leaves 2-8 slightly weak at tip, some with tiny chip or short closed tear, occasional early Latin marginal notes and discreet underlining, especially to leaves 2-10, occasional pointing hand or emphasis marks beside the text, light brown stain affects fore-edge margin intermittently to a greater and lesser degree, 1 or 2 other small pale stains, small hole to 2 inner margins, vertical closed tear to 1 inner margin with tiny chip at top edge, another to inner margin of final 2 leaves, all neatly repaired, a few fore-edge margins slightly trimmed just shaving a few side notes, most still easily legible. Binding tight and firm. Defective copy of scarce post-incunabula (lacking 19 leaves as noted). This translation by the important French humanist and theologian Lefevre d'Etaples, given the title De Fide Orthodoxa at the end of the first book, was first published in 1507 but that edition did not contain Part IV or the commentary by the Belgian theologian Josse Clichtove. This is considered to be the most important work of the arab Christian monk St. John of Damascus (c. 676 – 749) and was originally the third part of his The Fountain of Wisdom. Adams, Books Printed in Europe 1501-1600, Volume I, J-278; Harvard, French 16th Century Books, Volume II, No. 329. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        THE GOLDEN LEGEND: 2 LEAVES 1512 (CAXTON)

      Westminster: Wynkyn de Worde, successor to William Caxton). Near fine. 1512. . Translated by William Caxton. 4 pgs The two conjugate leaves are from the" Passyon of Our Lorde," pages XII-XIV. Lovely woodcut on page XIV, showing Christ on the cross with his mother and disciples below Him. 46 lines per page. Caxton translated this collection of lives of the saints, written in the thirteenth century in Latin. He first printed it in his worshop in Westminster, England in 1483. The present edition was published in 1512 by his successor, Wynkyn de Worde.<BR> <A HREF=&#39;http://www.oldbooks.com/images/PHBOOKSVO97097 jpg&#39;> <BR>& <BR> <A HREF=&#39;http://www.oldbooks.com/images PHBOOKSVO97097a.jpg&#39;> <BR>& <BR> <A HREF=&#39;http://www.oldbooks.com/images PHBOOKSVO97097b.jpg&#39;> <BR .

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        De Vera Nobilitate opusculum completam ipsius rationem explicans et virtutes qua generis nobilitatem imprimis decent ac exornant depromens adjectis passim gravibus authorum cum gentilium tum sacrorum sententiis scripturae sanctae testimonis clarorumque virorum exemplis

      Sans lieu ni date (c. 1512). - in-4. 30ff. ch. Cartonnage moderne. Edition rarissime, peut-être la première, du premier ouvrage du mathématicien et théologien flamand Josse Clichtove, né à Neuport en 1477, mort à Chartres en 1543. Il fit ses études à Paris sous Lefèvre d'Etaples, enseigna la philosophie et fut nommé ensuite chanoine théologal à Chartres. Il fut un des premiers à combattre les idées de Luther dans des "ouvrages remarquables par l'érudition, par le style et par la modération du langage" (Larousse). Ce traité de morale contenant les règles d'une vie droite et honnête, fut publié pour la première fois par Henri Estienne en 1512 et réimprimé plusieurs fois. Une traduction en Français parut en 1533 et une autre en 1761. La présente édition ne semble pas connue. Elle ne porte pas de date, de lieu ni de nom d'imprimeur mais est proche (même nombre de feuillets) d'une édition conservée à la Bibliothèque Nationale imprimée par Jehan Frellon sans date (vers 1512). Un trou de ver traverse le volume. Quelques annotations marginales d'une main de l'époque. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brabantia, Gulick et Cleve. [1585]. [Gerahmter Original-Kupferstich / framed original colored copper engraving].

      0 - Gerhard Mercator , geboren am 5. März 1512 in Rupelmonde, Grafschaft Flandern, gestorben am 2. Dezember 1594 in Duisburg, Mathematiker, Geograph und Kartograf. Altkolorierter Original-Kupferstich aus dem "Belgii inferioris geographica tabule" von Gerhard Mercator, Duisburg 1585, Seite 185 und 186. Rückseitig Text in Latein, sowie kolorierter Initiale. Kupferstich gerahmt im teils vergoldeten Holzrahmen mit rückseitigem Sichtfenster. Maße Platte: 35,0 x 46,5 cm. Blattgröße: ca. 46 x 57 cm. Rahmen: 50,5 x 61,0 cm. Blatt mit winzigen Fleckchen, sichtbare Mittelfalz. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Colored original-copper engraving by Gerhard Mercator from about 1585. Backside latin text and colored initial. Copper engraving framed in wooden frame, backside with viewing window. Measure plate: 35,0 x 46,5 cm. Measure sheet: 46 x 57 cm. Measure frame: 50,5 x 61,0 cm. Sheet with little spots, visible middle fold. Fine condition.

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        Sicilae Regnum

      Amsterdam: Jocus Hondius. unbound. very good. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 13.25" x 18 7/8". Great map of Sicily. Nicely detailed geographic features, particularly in the erupting Mount Aetna. French text on verso. Full original margins, minor aging along edges. Tear to right margin and bottom edge. Mercator (1512-1594) was an accomplished mathematician, cartographer, globe maker and engraver but is best known for the Mercator Projection. Incorporating the newly accepted fact that the world is round, Mercator was able to render longitude lines consistently straight on a chart. Although this requires some distortion, it was of great use for navigators, and is historically important, as it is still the most commonly used projection today.

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        Decreti Huius Amplissimum Argume[n]tum: Consanguinitatis &

      1512. Gratian, the Canonist [c.1090-c.1160]. Joannes Teutonicus [c. 1175-1245], Glosses. Astesano [d.c. 1330]. Martinus, Polonus [d. 1279]. Bartolomeo da Brescia [d. 1258], Glosses. Decreti Huius Amplissimum Argume[n]tum: Consanguinitatis & Affinitatis Arboristic Imprimitur. fo. ccclxxxv: Hic Divisiones Domini Archidyaconi hic Reperiuntur: Adduntur Biblie Capita Caractere Textuali Impressa: Pregnans Tabula pro Glosaru[m] Medullis in Marginibus Positis: Canonum Congregatio Perfecta sub Indice Fidelissimo Varia Carmina Totam Breviter Materiam Complectentia : Inest Decretum Abbreviatum Enigmata Succincte Resoluens: Seorsum Concilia Sunt hic Diversis ex Locis Coadunata: Margarita Seu Tabula Martiniana Nuperrime Recognita hic Inferitur. [Lyons]: Francoys Fradin, [1512]. CCCCXXVI, [22], XXXVIII, [2] ff. Woodcut tables of descent and consanguinity. Text in parallel columns within linear gloss. Folio (15-1/2" x 11"). Later calf, raised bands, lettering piece and gilt ornaments to spine. Moderate rubbing to boards with some (mostly shallow) scuffing, heavier rubbing to extremities with wear to spine ends, board edges and corners, front hinge cracked but secure, bookplate residue to front pastedown, front free endpaper partially detached, rear hinge starting, light soiling to title page. Fol. 1 features a large woodcut frontispiece of Gratian surrounded by Old Testament figures, Saints and Church Fathers. Large woodcut printed device to title page, woodcut decorated initials, text printed in gothic type. Minor worming to text block, occasional faint dampstaining to margins, internally clean. * The Concordia Discordantia Canonum, or as it is better known, the Decretum Gratiani, is the cornerstone of modern canon law. The first work of its kind, it was supposedly compiled by Gratian, a Camaldolese monk, around 1140. Using the latest scholastic and juristic techniques from Bologna, he attempted to harmonize these disparate texts. Like the Corpus Juris Civilis in the study of the civil law, it became the basic text for the study of canon law for many centuries. The Decretum Gratiani addresses various aspects of church jurisdiction, offenses and leg

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        Orbis Terrae Novissima Descriptio

      Gerard Mercator (1512-1594) / Jodocus Hondius (1563-1612)Orbis Terrae Novissima DescriptioAmsterdam: 1633 (third state)Hand-colored copperplate engraving29 ½" x 35 ¾" framedFor nearly sixty years, during the most important and exciting period in the story of modern mapmaking, Gerard Mercator was the supreme cartographer, his name, second only to Ptolemy, synonymous with forms of map projection still in use today. His influence transformed land surveying and his research and calculations lead him to break away from Ptolemy&rsquo;s conception of the size and outline of the continents, developing a projection that drastically reduced the longitudinal length of Europe and Asia and altered the shape of the Old World as visualized in the early 16th century. Although not the inventor of this type of projection, Mercator was the first to apply it to navigational charts in such a form that compass bearing could be plotted on charts in straight lines, thereby providing seamen with a solution to an age-old problem of navigation at sea. Mercator&rsquo;s innovations, including the aptly named Mercator projection, continue to be employed in maps produced today, 400 years later.     The geographer died in 1594 after publishing just a few parts of the atlas that he had spent decades preparing. In 1604, after the death of Gerard&rsquo;s son Rumold, the plates for his maps were sold to the great Amsterdam cartographer, Jodocus Hondius, who brought out the first of the so-called &ldquo;Mercator-Hondius&rdquo; editions in 1606. Hondius continued to augment and perfect the atlas over the following years, constantly adding new maps and incorporating new discoveries and corrections. Unlike the work of Abraham Ortelius, a contemporary (and equally celebrated) cartographer, Mercator&rsquo;s maps were original. Ortelius engaged in the reduction and generalization of already existing maps, while Mercator, with his sense that scientific work should be original and new, checked the current knowledge of the earth&rsquo;s topography against its fundamental sources and drew maps in an original manner. Mercator was the most skilled mapmaker of his time, spearheading the Golden Age of Dutch cartography. This rare double hemisphere map of the world, originally published in 1602, was one of two maps by Gerard Mercator engraved by Jean le Clerc for the publisher Jodocus Hondius. Hondius made editions and edits to Mercators map, such as including the Islands of Queen Elizabeth off the tip of South America and erasing most of the coastline between South America and new Guinea. Hondius went to great effort to include a beautiful and informative frame to the map: Hondius&rsquo; favorite quote from the Psalms runs along the bottom, in the top corners are circles showing the wind names in Dutch and Italian, the lower corners have diagrams showing the phases of the moon and climate, and the center top and bottom are balanced by a pretty compass rose and astronomical sphere.Mercator&rsquo;s maps were unsurpassed in terms of accuracy, and no less attention was given to their beauty. This beautifully-colored double hemisphere map of the world represents a great opportunity to acquire the most spectacular map from this landmark publication by the foremost cartographer in history.  Reference: Shirley, The Mapping of the World

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        Carta a1 recto: Volgatius pratensis Ioanno solido Caracoviensi salutem D. Carta a1 verso: Iacobi Fabri Stapulensis in Politica Aristotelis Introductio [Introduzione alla Politica di Aristotele di Jacques Le Fèvre]. [segue:] XENOFONTE. Oeconomicus [traduzione di R. Maffeius].

      (In fine: Parisiis, [...] ex Officina Henrici Stephani [Henri Estienne], 1512), in-folio, cartonatura sei-settecentesca, cc. 10. Il volume è completo così: cfr. Renouard "Annales de l'Imprimerie des Estiennes", vol. 1, p. 12, n. 7 e l'esemplare posseduto dalla British Library. Pubblicazione non presente in ICCU.

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        Decreti Huius Amplissimum Argume[n]tum: Consanguinitatis &

      1512. Gratian, the Canonist [c.1090-c.1160]. Joannes Teutonicus [c. 1175-1245], Glosses. Astesano [d.c. 1330]. Martinus, Polonus [d. 1279]. Bartolomeo da Brescia [d. 1258], Glosses. Decreti Huius Amplissimum Argume[n]tum: Consanguinitatis & Affinitatis Arboristic Imprimitur. fo. ccclxxxv: Hic Divisiones Domini Archidyaconi hic Reperiuntur: Adduntur Biblie Capita Caractere Textuali Impressa: Pregnans Tabula pro Glosaru[m] Medullis in Marginibus Positis: Canonum Congregatio Perfecta sub Indice Fidelissimo Varia Carmina Totam Breviter Materiam Complectentia : Inest Decretum Abbreviatum Enigmata Succincte Resoluens: Seorsum Concilia Sunt hic Diversis ex Locis Coadunata: Margarita Seu Tabula Martiniana Nuperrime Recognita hic Inferitur. [Lyons]: Francoys Fradin, [1512]. CCCCXXVI, [22], XXXVIII, [2] ff. Woodcut tables of descent and consanguinity. Text in parallel columns within linear gloss. Folio (15-1/2" x 11"). Later calf, raised bands, lettering piece and gilt ornaments to spine. Moderate rubbing to boards with some (mostly shallow) scuffing, heavier rubbing to extremities with wear to spine ends, board edges and corners, front hinge cracked but secure, bookplate residue to front pastedown, front free endpaper partially detached, rear hinge starting, light soiling to title page. Fol. 1 features a large woodcut frontispiece of Gratian surrounded by Old Testament figures, Saints and Church Fathers. Large woodcut printed device to title page, woodcut decorated initials, text printed in gothic type. Minor worming to text block, occasional faint dampstaining to margins, internally clean. * The Concordia Discordantia Canonum, or as it is better known, the Decretum Gratiani, is the cornerstone of modern canon law. The first work of its kind, it was supposedly compiled by Gratian, a Camaldolese monk, around 1140. Using the latest scholastic and juristic techniques from Bologna, he attempted to harmonize these disparate texts. Like the Corpus Juris Civilis in the study of the civil law, it became the basic text for the study of canon law for many centuries. The Decretum Gratiani addresses various aspects of church jurisdiction, offenses and leg

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        In hoc opere contenta. THEOLOGIA DAMASCENI,

      Parisijs, Ex Officina Henrici Stephani,. 1512.. quatuor libris explicata: et adiecto ad litteram commentario elucidata. I. De ineffabili divinitate. - II. De creaturarum genesi, ordine Moseos. - III. De ijs quae ab incarnatione usq[ue] ad resurrectionem Christi. - IIII. De ijs quae post resurrectionem usq[ue] ad universalem resurrectionem. Second edition 1512, translated into Latin by Jacques Lefevre d&#39;Etaples, commentary by Josse Clichtove. Latin text, large 8vo, 275 x 180 mm, 10¾ x 7 inches, engraved title page, title enclosed in a circle within pictorial border of angels and flowers incorporating the arms of the University of Paris and the initials H.S. of the printer, 4 diagrams in the text, numerous decorated and pictorial initials, leaves 1-125, 145-203, LACKING LEAVES 126-144, also lacking final blank C4, present on the last 5 leaves are index, errata and colophon, text in roman letter alternating with commentary in small roman, bound in full old vellum, music staves ruled red in with black notes and words to covers, hand lettered title to spine, remains of old paper label to tail of spine, all edges dark green, trace of ties to covers and pastedowns. Vellum discoloured and lightly soiled along edges, a couple of stains to lower cover, a few pinholes, 2 very small cracks to upper hinge, spine darkened and spotted, front inner hinge partly cracked, neat old inscription and hand written library number to front endpapers, blank margins trimmed away from title page, now laid down on old paper, 3 small light ink stains and a little pale browning to title page, no loss of legibility or image, small blank shield at foot of border has been decorated in red and date of 1521 inserted below it, a signature in the bottom of the circle and another below pictorial frame dated 1603, small old library stamp to reverse of title page partially deleted, top outer corners of leaves 2-8 slightly weak at tip, some with tiny chip or short closed tear, occasional early Latin marginal notes and discreet underlining, especially to leaves 2-10, occasional pointing hand or emphasis marks beside the text, light brown stain affects fore-edge margin intermittently to a greater and lesser degree, 1 or 2 other small pale stains, small hole to 2 inner margins, vertical closed tear to 1 inner margin with tiny chip at top edge, another to inner margin of final 2 leaves, all neatly repaired, a few fore-edge margins slightly trimmed just shaving a few side notes, most still easily legible. Binding tight and firm. Defective copy of scarce post-incunabula (lacking 19 leaves as noted). This translation by the important French humanist and theologian Lefevre d&#39;Etaples, given the title De Fide Orthodoxa at the end of the first book, was first published in 1507 but that edition did not contain Part IV or the commentary by the Belgian theologian Josse Clichtove. This is considered to be the most important work of the arab Christian monk St. John of Damascus (c. 676 &#150; 749) and was originally the third part of his The Fountain of Wisdom. Adams, Books Printed in Europe 1501-1600, Volume I, J-278; Harvard, French 16th Century Books, Volume II, No. 329. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        PETRUS JORDAN Lectori S.D. en tibi nunc iterum candide lector Coelestium rerum disciplinae, atque totius sphaericae peritissimi, Johannis Stoeflerini . . .uariorum astrolabiorum compositionem seu fabricam, mecmpm eprimde, isii, ac uariarum utilitatum explanationem, ... typis nostris cudenda praesumpsimus ... redigenda, atq[ue] imprimenda curauimus

      Complete with all of the woodcut plates of astrolabes (with extended folding parts), text illustrations and diagrams, many full-page, and 2 folding. Wonderful printer&#39;s device on title and full-page device on the final colophon leaf. Early vellum-backed paste boards; interior very clean, probably washed; small discoloration on title and marginal wormholes on a few leaves. Some contemporary annotations, from the library of Owen Gingerich, with his bookplate. The work was originally printed in 1512/13 under the title Elucidatio fabricae ususque astrola. . . The present edition is probably the third printing, but published for the first time by Peter Jordan who had just established his workshop in Mainz. Stoeffler&#39;s treatise on the construction and use of the astrolabe was the most influential in the Renaissance. It was reprinted sixteen times and virtually every treatise on the astrolabe since has referenced it. The success of this work stems from the fact that it is clear, concise and complete, and that it required only a modest background to understand. There are detailed instructions on how to lay out the components of a planispheric astrolabe and how to use it for common problems, such as measuring the depth of a tank buried underground. Wonderful illustrations depict how to use astrolabes to solve different mathematical and other problems. The second part contains treatises on sundials, on geometrical measuring of altitudes, plane surfaces and depths, and well as chapters on horoscope casting and prognostics.& & Stoeffler (1452-1531), mathematician, astronomer and cosmographer, and professor of astronomy at Tübingen, was the teacher of Melanchthon, Schoener, and Sebastian Muenster. His calendars, almanack and astronomical tables enjoyed a great reputation throughout Europe for half a century. He was especially known for this work on the astrolabe and was considered "a leading authority on the methods of defining latitude and longitude in vogue at the beginning of the new era" (Sabin).&

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