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2012-12-24 10:37:48
HESYCHIOS [HESYCHIUS ALEXANDRINUS]. - [A MAIN WORK OF LINGUISTICS - THE FIRST GREEK WORK PRINTED IN HAGUENAU]
(On colophon-leaf:) Haguenau, in aedibus Thomae Badensis, 1521). Small folio. Beautiful full calf binding over wooden boards. Recently rebacked. Beautiful blindstamped ornamental borders to boards and remains of clasps, ties missing. A few smaller wormhols to boards, and two drilled holes of ab. the same size to lower part of front board (for a chain?). Ornamented incunable-leaves with red and blue initials used as pasted-down end-papers. Front free end-paper soiled, with neat 19th century inscription (stating editions of the work), and with a beautiful large, engraved armorial book-plate (Collection of Bryan Hall). First leaf with a larger damp-spot to lower part (not affecting any text). Otherwise a very nice copy with only some minor light marginal soiling, a small dampstain to lower inner corner of last ab. 8 leaves, far from affecting text, and a bit of light spotting to a few leaves towards the end. Beautiful large woodcut printer's device to last leaf. (1) f., 776 columns (i.e. 388 pp/ 194 ff.), (1 - colophon) f. ¶ The rare 3rd edition of Hesychios' extremely important Greek dictionary, one of the most important works of philology and linguistics ever printed, this edition constituting the first Greek work to be printed in the famous Renaissance printing-city of Hagenau/Haguenau (in Alsace).The first edition of the work was printed by Aldus in Venice in 1514, and in 1520 a re-impression appeared. The present third edition, edited by Marcus Musurus and printed after the edition of 1514 of Aldus Manutius, constitutes the second re-impression of the work, but it is the … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Herman H J Lynge & Søn A/S [DK]
2012-10-13 01:45:40
FOLENGO (Teofilo).
( A la fin:) Tusculani, Apud Lacum Benacensem, Alexander Paganinus, 1521, die V januari. Petit in-8. 272 feuillets chiffrés. Parchemin de l'époque Première édition illustrée complète (la Ière, sans images, était paru en 1517), d'un des textes les plus originaux de la littérature italienne du seizième siècle. Elle est ornée de 54 bois gravés à pleine page, évoquant les aventures de l'auteur. Teofilo Folengo (1491-1544), moine défroqué et poète, mendiant et chanteur des rues, est le créateur, avec cet ouvrage qui est la chronique transposée de ses aventuers, du genre macaronique, récit qui mélange le latin de cuisine et le patois toscan, des gros mots italiens et des tournures populaires. Son titre, qui peut se traduire comme des "macaroni" presentés au public par le cuisinier Merlin, a donné son nom à ce genre litéraire. Folengo aurait eu une influence sur Rabelais. Exemplaire avec des rouseurs, quelques taches et traces de manipulation, court de marges comme il est habituel. Il ne content pas le cahier à part de 8ff. "qui manque souvent" (Graesse), imprimé probablement après et dont il y a 2 tirages offrant des différences entre eux. Il provient de la collection du Capitaine Michiels [livres précieux et raretés bibliographiques] dont le catalogue parut en 1774; il porte le cachet de sa bibliothèque et une note manuscrite. Le dernier feuillet, qui est doublé, contient au verso 3 dessins anciens (17ème siècle ?) dont un représente un faune ou un satyre. Cf. Brunet II, 1317. Olschki, Choix, 4550. Sander, Le livre italien à figures, 2832. [Attributes: Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: L'Ile Enchantée [Paris, France]
2012-08-19 14:33:39
Boccaccio, Giovanni
UNKNOWN VENDOR 1521 - VELLUM Rare Books-Classics . RARE BOOKS, Standard
Bookseller: Powell's Books [U.S.A.]
2012-08-17 06:40:10
CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS
In Aedibus Aldi et Andreae Soceri, Venetiis, 1521. (In colophon:) Venetiis in aedibus Aldi, / et Andreae Soceri / mense Ianuario. / M.D.XXI. - 16mo. (16 1/2 x 11 cm). - (16),331 leaves printed on both sides. - With the anchor printer's device of Aldus on title-page. - On verso of title-page, Aldus Manutius dedicates the book to Philippo Cyvlano Mora, Secretary of the King of Pannonia (Hungary), and his Ambassador to Venice. - Contemporary full vellum, title in old ink (mostly faded) on spine. - Very fine. - In Latin (mostly) and Greek. - Printed in Italics. - Second Aldine edition. - Adams C 1909. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Bibliophilia [Tampa, FL, U.S.A.]
2012-06-20 11:58:47
REGINO PRUMIENSIS ( - ADALBERT):
Mainz, Johann Schöffer 1521. Folio. (12), 58, (2) lvs. With woodcut title border, 2 full-page woodcuts (Rotenhan's portrait and coat-of-arms) and some woodcut initials. New leather (corners and edges slightly rubbed), both front and rear board covered by old blind-stamped leather (heavily rubbed, leather defects). First edition of both Regino's chronicle and the continuation attributed to Adalbert of Weissenburg. Regino's text ends on page 50 verso. This edition is basing on a copy (by Conrad Peutinger now in the British Museum, Kurze B2l resp. A1g) of a manuscript written in Freising (Kurze A 1) and a second manuscript (from the Reichenau now in Karlsruhe , Kurze B2i). All the manuscrips of the tradition "A" contain both Regino and the continuation, regino's text probably revised by Adalbert (see Frase p. 23 ff.). E. Thormählen (Gutenberg Jahrbuch 1934. p. 148, 154) attributes the woodcuts - together with several illustrations of the Schoeffer-Livius (1523) - to Faber of Creuznach. Benzing/Presser (500 Jahre Mainzer Buchdruck. p. 44 und 46), Knaus (Gutenberg Jahrbuch 1952. p. 82 ff.) and E. Geck (Mainzer Almanach. 1964. p. 149) agree on this attribution, Brücker (Conrad Faber von Creuznach. 1963. p. 96) contradicts. The title border has been used first time in Schoeffer's Livius edition in 1518. Regino's (died 915) chronicle starts with the birth of Christ and goes up to the year 906; especially for the last c. 30 years it is an important historical source. Adalbert of Weissenburg (later the first archbishop of Magdeburg) wrote the continuation between 966 - 968 describing … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Buechel-Baur [Winnenden, Germany]
2012-06-20 00:46:46
Per heredes philippi Juntae. die XXVIII mensis septembris 1521, florentiae - [Giunti agricoltura] (cm.21,5) Solida legatura originale in piena pergamena realizzata con un folgio manoscritto del XIV-XV secolo, poco leggibile per sbiaditura e difetti agli angoli. dorso rifatto nel XIX sec. in pergamena antica. -cc.20nn., cc.222, cc.125 + 1c. con al verso la marca tipografica. il colophon è a c. 125 recto. Alcune figure nel testo con terreni agricoli, mietitura, schemi ecc. opera classica, copia dell'edizione del 1515 con l'aggiunta dei commentari di Columella e Palladio con le note del Beroaldo. Raccoglie le massime opere antiche di agricoltura, sui lavori dei campi, sulla caccia, pesca, cibi, vino, villa ecc.nel testo alcuni passaggi in greco. Le prime 5 carte n umerate contengono ai margini molte note coeve manoscritte. una gora al margine bianco delle prime 20 carte, ben restaurata con vecchio rinforzo alle prime dieci. il tutto senza danno al testo. per altro bell'esmplare nitido e genuino compelto dell'ultima carta con la marca che a volte manca come dice Ceresoli:"la marca col gilgio non si trova in fine di tutti gli esemplari di questa non frequente edizione." *Camerini "Giunti" 155; *Bandini II 171; *Ebert 20736; *Renouard XLVI/48 * Sander 6911; *Ceresoli 327; *Simon "Bacchica"395; *Simon "Gastronomica" 312; *Schweiger II, 2: 1306. *Brunet V 246; *Graesse VI 331; *Adams S 807.[f61] [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: LIBRI ANTICHI E RARI FRANCESCO&CLAUDIA
2012-06-17 09:48:48
Martyr, Peter:
Basel: [Adam Petri], 1521.. 43pp. (pp. 20 and 21 misnumbered). Woodcut title border. Small quarto. Later vellum boards. Boards lightly rubbed, endpapers torn. Old faint institutional ink stamp on front free endpaper, titlepage, and verso of final text leaf; small neat ink number on front pastedown and titlepage. Slight tanning in some text margins, early ink marginalia and neat underlining on pp. 32 and 33. Overall, a very good copy. In a brown half morocco and cloth box. Martyr's 1521 Basel letter, which contains information from the lost First Cortés Letter. This is a key work for the New World from 1516 to 1520, including the conquest of Mexico and a description of Cuba. "This is Martyr's first narrative of the discovery made by Grijalva and the expedition of Cortes to Mexico, added to a fuller account of Cuba than was contained in his three decades already printed. Harrisse called this work an extract from the Fourth Decade, but it is evidently a much more important work, Stevens and other authorities defining it as a substitute for the lost first Cortes letter. This work supplements, rather than overlaps other narratives by the author" - Streeter. According to the Church entry on the famous Cortés Letters addressed to Emperor Charles V: "The first of these, known as the Lost First Letter, is supposed to have been written at Vera Cruz, July 10, 1519. Whether it was actually lost or suppressed by the Council for the Indies, at the request of Narvaez, is unknown...As this Letter is mentioned by Cortes in his Second Letter and by other contemporaneous writers, th … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana
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2012-06-10 17:03:15
(MAYOR (ou Major John) John
[Paris]: venundatur Iodoco Badio Ascensio (Josse Badius), 1521. relié. In 4 (13.5x20). Edition originale d'une insigne rareté. Colophon: Ex officina Ascensiana ad Idus Aprilis MDXXI. Second titre au haut des pages : De gestis scotorum. 10 lignes par page ; 146 pages numérotés. Référencé par Adams M228, lequel donne Paris pour lieu d'édition. Josse Bade exerça des activités d'imprimerie de 1462 à 1535. Grande vignette de l'imprimeur sur la page de titre, figurant une imprimerie où trois ouvriers font fonctionner une presse à main. Au haut de la vignette : Prelu[m] Asce[n]sianu[m], au bas, une date :1520. Au verso de la page de titre, grandes armes de Jacques V, roi d'Ecosse. Pleine basane brune XVIIIe. Dos restauré par un amateur. Page de titre restaurée et comblée par un professionnel. Un manque en marge droite en bas, avec les lettres "scensio" manuscrites à la suite du nom de l'éditeur imprimé ; item pour le verso, quelques lettres manuscrites. Premiers feuillets assez jaunes avec quelques salissures. Historia maioris britanniae est l'oeuvre la plus importante de son auteur (1467-1550), lequel fut essentiellement tout au long de son existence un professeur de logique et de théologie à Paris et Glasgow. Bien qu'il soit attesté qu'elle est écrite dans un latin médiocre, elle se signale par la véracité et la loyauté à l'histoire et une nette indépendance d'esprit. C'est dans cet ouvrage que fut pour la première fois relié le personnage de Robin des bois (Robin Hood) et le roi Richard coeur de Lyon ; dans les plus anciennes chro … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet
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2012-05-29 08:53:12
REGINO von PRÜM ( - ADALBERT von WEIßENBURG).
. Mainz, Johann Schöffer 1521. Folio. (12), 58, (2) Bll. Mit Titelumrahmung in Holzschnitt, 2 blattgroßen Holzschnitten (Portrait und Wappen Rotenhans), 3 größeren Holzschnitt- Initialen sowie einer großen 15-zeiligen Initiale in Metallschnitt. Neues dunkelbraunes Leder (Ecken und Kanten etwas berieben); beide Deckel mit blindgepressten Kalbsleder-Einbanddecken des 16. Jahrhunderts (stark berieben, vordere Decke mit kleineren, hintere mit größeren Fehlstellen) bezogen. Editio princeps von Reginos Chronik und der Adalbert von Weißenburg zugeschriebenen Fortsetzung. Der Text Reginos endet fol. 50 verso. Der Text der Erstausgabe basiert nach Schleidgen auf einer Abschrift Peutingers (heute Br. Mus. [Sigle bei Kurze B2l bzw. A1g]) eines Freisinger Manuskriptes [Kurze: A 1] und einer weiteren Handschrift, heute in Karlsruhe, früher auf der Reichenau [Kurze: B 2i]. Die Überlieferung A enthält im Gegensatz zu B auch die Fortsetzung. Man geht heute davon aus, dass A eine von Adalbert stilistisch überarbeitete Version Reginos enthält (Frase S. 23 ff.). Die Titelumrahmung und die beiden blattgroßen Holzschnitte weist E. Thormählen (Gutenberg Jb. 1934. S. 148, 154) zusammen mit zahlreichen Illustrationen des Schöffer-Livius von 1523 Conrad Faber von Creuznach zu (wobei sie Rotenhan fälschlicherweise als Verfasser des Textes bezeichnet). Diese Zuschreibung ist bis heute umstritten: Benzing/Presser (500 Jahre Mainzer Buchdruck. S. 44 und 46) stimmen ihr - expressis verbis die Livius-Illustrationen heranziehend - z. B. genauso zu wie im wesentlichen Knaus (Gutenberg JB 1952. S. 82 ff.) u … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Büchel-Baur
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2012-05-21 16:18:37
Mazochius
Romae 1521 - [Castel Sant'Angelo-Roma-Xilografia] (cm. 30,5x21,5 complessivi di margini) Incisione originale in xilografia, sotto passepartout decorato a mano.Tratta dall' Epigrammata Antiquae Urbis è una delle prime incisioni che si conoscano di Castel Sant'Angelo, forse la prima stampata a Roma dal Mazochius nel 1521.Frontis riprodotto in fotocopia. Ottima
Bookseller: LIBRI ANTICHI E RARI FRANCESCO&CLAUDIA
2012-04-03 13:09:06
Gregory (Saint, the Great)
Paris: Francois Regnault 1521 - title page printed in red and black, a scattering of small wormholes in title and first section (index), reducing to three by the start of the text and wholly extinguished by f. 50, three further small holes in last 30 ff., sometimes touching a character but rarely affecting legibility, frequent short marginal early ink notes, a bit of dustsoiling and marginal dampmarking at end, ff. [22], CCCCL, [8], folio, early 17th-century English sprinkled calf, backstrip with four raised bands, remains of old label in second compartment, boards bordered in blind, front joint and backstrip ends expertly renewed, a bit rubbed and scratched, ownership inscription with Latin motto dated 1578 at head of title with initials T.G. and a further initial or surname lost with a small fragment of paper, 17th-century inscription of Roger Kay, shelf mark, and bibliographical notes on title early 19th-century bookplate inside front cover of Fulwar William Fowle (childhood friend of Jane Austen), good An early reissue of the 1518 editio princeps of the collected works of Pope Saint Gregory I, called ‘the Great’ (c.540-604). Saint Gregory wrote widely, more so than any previous pope, and had an enormous influence on the development of medieval Christianity, both through his own works - he reformed the liturgy and established the Kyries at the beginning of Mass, and initiated the conversion of the British Isles - and later attribution: ‘Gregorian chant’ (plainsong) was so named in order to give it the air of tradition when it was developed years after … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Blackwell's Rare Books ABA ILAB BA
2012-03-04 20:45:49
FALARIDE.
S.l.n.d. [colophon Milano, A. Vicomercati "impensa domini Ioannis Iacobi & fratribus de Lignano", 1521] in-16, 1 cb, ccnn 48, 1 cb, leg. post. cart. alla rust. con tass. e tit. mss al d. Front. con marca tipogr. in legno di Giovanni e Fratelli di Legnano. Capilett. in legno. Sono le lettere di Falaride, celebre tiranno di Agrigento, tradotte dal greco in lingua latina dal Francesco Accolti detto l'Aretino (Arezzo 1418 - Siena 1488), giurista e letterato erudito e insegnante di diritto allo studio di Siena. Mazzucchelli I, p. 73. Manca a BMC e Admas che citano altre ediz. Lieve gora sulla prima e ultima carta bianca e sulle prime tre carte di testo. Bell'esempl. con buoni margini. [046]
Bookseller: SCRIPTORIUM Studio Bibliografico [Mantova, MN, Italy]
2012-03-01 20:48:49
HALBERSTADT, Konrad von; Juan de Segovia
Basel Johann Froben 1521. Folio. ff. [444] plus 6 extra leaves in this copy as signature G is repeated. Colophon: Basileae per Ioannem Frobeniu, Mense Maio. Anno M.D.XXI. Title page contains decorative woodcut border with 10 figures including images symbolizing the four evangelists, Peter, Paul and four early Bishops. Printer's device also on title page and on verso of final leaf. The introductions to both part I and part II contain woodcut initials. The title to the second part reads: "Concordantiae partium sive dictionum indeclinabilium totius Bibliae." The main text is in 3 columns per page. Bound in period blind tooled pigskin over wooden boards - attractively age-toned. Metal corner pieces and catches present; one clasp is lacking although the strap is present. Title page contains three tiny and unobtrusive worm holes. There is also an area of abrasion next to the printed title proper which affects a tiny area on the inner edge of the woodcut border. Small holes present in upper inner corner of the title page (affecting recto boarder and a couple of letters on the verso) are neatly patched. Some moderate water staining is visible in the upper margins of the first few gatherings (including title). Pages are otherwise generally clean with periodic small areas of mild staining in upper margins; occasional minor marginal tear or chip; a few lines of marginalia written in a miniscule old hand. Outer marginal corner of leaf A3 clipped (no text effected). 16th century edition of Konrad von Halberstadt's Latin Biblical word concordance - Part I is attributed to Konrad and part … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Robert McDowell Antiquarian Books
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2012-01-02 20:27:47
Hutten, Ulrich von
Straßburg, Schott 1521. 22 cm. (16, letzte weiß) Seiten mit Holzschnitt-Titelbordüre von Hans Baldung Grien. Festeinband, Pappband - VD16 H 6271 - Benzing, Hutten 163 - Goed. II, 231, 34a - Hollstein, German II, 144, 252 - Erstdruck. Nach Benzing vor dem 9. April 1521 erschienen. Variante mit den an den stehenden Satz angehängten 7 Zeilen Errata auf b4a (vgl. Benzing). Geschichtlicher Abriß über die Machtkämpfe zwischen den Päpsten und den deutschen Kaisern von Otto I. bis zu Maximilian und Karl V. Mit der bekannten Bordüre Baldungs mit zwei wilden Männern und zwei Knaben in Bäumen, unten Reichswappen. Breitrandig, Blattränder am Schnitt leicht gebräunt -
Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat
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2011-03-20 01:55:29
Hebrew & Latin Old Testament part Diglot
John Maire, Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden) 1521 - Sm 8vo, dark early leather, raised bands, blindblocked, 2 small wormholes at base corner in front bd., text fine for age and clean, pointed Hebrew text one page and Latin facing, collates A-Q in 12s, dated on tp 1521 but a mistake for 1621 as at end of preface. The text runs to I Sam.31.9 in Latin and I Sam.31.13 in Hebrew so perhaps a bit missing at the end, though it could be in second volume, but section Q is complete in 12s. Size: Sm 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Appleford Bookroom
2010-10-14 21:50:04
ANONIMO.
S. t., Brixie. 1521 - In 24°, p. perg., cc.nn. 4 + cc.n. 179. SEGUE: Sactuariu Barlete summa diligetia renisus emendatus: necnon multis adiunctis plogis: sermonibus acnotabilib illustratum - cc.n. 144. Front. ornati. Capolettera. Gore. Mende alla cop. Vol. leggermente stanco. Chiose su alcune pp. Testo a carattere gotico.
Bookseller: Libreria M. T. Cicerone [Italy]
2010-05-02 12:34:55
BIBLE. LATIN
[Colophon on R5v:] Lyons: Printed by Jacques Saçon for Anton Koberger of Nuremberg, 1521., 1521. folio. ff. [14], 317, [26]. with blank R6 but without final blank. title in red & black with elaborate woodcut border, large vignette incorporating arms of Lyons & with red fleur de lys. numerous woodcuts in the text (2 full-page; 2 cuts inexpertly coloured). numerous woodcut initials. each page of text with woodcut border at top & bottom. text in double columns. black letter. full modern calf (some staining to outer leaves, some underlining & marginal notes, 2 small rust holes in title & following leaf with very slight loss). armorial bookplate of Henry James Grasett [1808-82], Rector of St. James Cathedral (1847-82) & Dean of Toronto (1867-82). One of a series of attractively illustrated editions printed by Jacques Saçon for Anton Koberger of Nuremberg. The woodcuts, many of which were also used by Jean Marion for two editions printed for Koberger in 1520, were the work of Hans Springinklee and Erhard Schön. The two full-page cuts depict the six days of creation and the nativity - the latter is reproduced in Mortimer. Adams B1001. Baudrier XII pp. 357-58. BM STC French p. 53. Darlow & Moule 6101 (incomplete). cfMortimer, 16th Century French 63..
Bookseller: D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)
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2010-04-22 15:25:53
Erasmus, Desiderius [of Rotterdam]
Zurich: Froshauer, 1521. 3/4 vellum. Near Fine. 6 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches. 1 ffep + [22] + LXXV + [9] + 1 rfep. Top margin cropped a little close not affecting text. A few pages at front with light marginal dampstaining not affecting text. A few light and unobtrusive pencil notes on feps and in margins. A very nice impression. Pages otherwise bright and clean. Bound in later three quarter vellum and brown paper with new endpapers. Light shelf wear to edges and vellum on lower front corner a little weak. Spine with "Erasmus von Roderd" in manuscript. A near fine copy of Erasmus's Education of the Christian Prince printed during his life. Scarce.
Bookseller: St. Wulfstans Books
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2010-03-23 14:29:04
REGINO, Abbot of Pruem.
With wide historiated woodcut title-border, full-page woodcut portrait of Rotenhan, full-page cut of his coat-of-arms; large woodcut criblé initial at beginning of dedication, few smaller initials. 12 unn. leaves, 58 leaves, 2 unn. leaves. Folio. Full dark brown morocco, gilt fillets on sides and back, gilt-lettering on spine, gilt inner dentelles (sign. Baum). Mainz, Johann Schoeffer, August 1521. First edition of Regino's chronicle, particulary valuable for information on the period from 741 to 906; the continuation to 967 is probably by Adalbert, archbishop of Magdeburg; edited by the humanist Sebastian von Rotenhan (1478-1534). The work leads from the birth of Christ to the time of Emperor Otto II. Regino (died in 915) became abbot of Prüm in 892. His "Annales" merit our respect as they are one of the earliest attemps to write a world history in a continuous narrative. The two full-page woodcuts show a portrait of Sebastian von Rotenhan and his richly decorated coat-of-arms, surmounted by a cockerel and the motto "nosce te ipsum", the title-border shows seven smaller scenes at head and sides, and one large scene at the foot. The attribution of the fine woodcuts to Conrad Faber von Creuznach has been questioned by Brücker (1963). At the end, there is a letter from Rotenhan addressed to the humanist Wolfgang Fabricius Capito (or Köpfel, 1478-1541). - Title and last leaf verso slightly dust-soiled, otherwise fine. - VD 16 R 599; STC (German) 728; Adams R-276; Brunet IV, 1182; Würdtwein, Bibliotheca Moguntina, p. 153-54 (in detail). HISTORY (KULTURGESCHICHTE) ; [Attributes: … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Hellmut Schumann Antiquariat [Zurich, Switzerland]
2009-09-13 10:24:19
Erasmus, Desiderius (von Rotterdam)
Basel, Froben 1521 -1522. 32 cm. 12, 670 (irrig 668), (6) Seiten mit breiter Holzschnitt-Titelbordüre von Urs Graf, 2 Holzschnittbordüren im Text von Ambrosius Holbein, 2 verschiedene Druckermarken (auf dem Titel und am Ende) und mehreren Holzschnitt-Initialen. Blindgeprägter Schweinsleder-Band der Zeit über Holzdeckeln mit Messingschließen - VD16 E 2925 - Adams E-852 - BM STC German Books 852 - Bezzel 1003 - Erstausgabe dieser Sammlung. "One of the most sought-after early editions of Erasmus' letters. This splendidly printed volume comtains 617 letters, of which 171 are printed for the first time. Though the title bears the date "M.D.XXI. Pridie Cal. Septembris" (i. e. 31 August 1521), the actual printing lasted through January 1522" (Gilhofer & Ranschburg, Cat. 50 Nr. 57). Mit Beiträgen von Hermann von dem Busche , Henricus Loriti Glareanus, Johannes Sapidus und Caspar Ursinus Velius. Die schöne Titelbordüre "Humanitas" (monogr. UG) von Urs Graf zeigt Virgil, Homer, Cicero und Demosthenes, die einen Triumphwagen mit der Humanitas schieben, flankiert von Putten, seitlich Kairos und Nemesis auf Säulenpodesten. Die erste Textbordüre besteht aus 4 Leisten mit Arabesken. Die zweite Textbordüre zeigt in der oberen Leiste das Froben-Signet zwischen kämpfenden Knaben, in der unteren Leiste 7 Genien der Künste, seitlich Arabesken, rechts 2 Leisten (Vgl. Malerfamilie Holbeinin Basel, 1960, Nr. 123). Einband etwas fleckig und berieben, Deckel und Blattränder mit wenig störenden Wurmlöcher, Rücken alt restauriert, vereinzelt Stockflecken, im Anfang und Schluß Blattränder stellenw … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat
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2009-03-14 05:17:04
Sannazaro Iacopo
In pergamena floscia coeva con titolo manoscritto verticalmente al dorso. Tracce di bindelle. Lavoro di tarlo alla copertina anteriore ed al primo quinterno che interessa minimamente le note tipografiche. Primo e secondo quinterno lenti. Qualche macchia ai margini.Capilettera e fregi fioriti, incisi in legno. Marca tipografica ai frontespizi delle due opere raffigurante la Fortezza che sorregge la parte superiore di una colonna spezzata, entro cornice figurata con il motto Materia superat opus. Al risguardo anteriore nota di possesso: Stephanus [ ]iensis. Altra al frontespizio Stephanus Drudae e quindi al risguardo posteriore: Ad Usum Mei I.tis Bap[tis]tae Drudae.Alla copertina anteriore annotazioni numeriche e disegno floreale ad inchiostro. A quella posteriore piccola etichetta. La prima opera con il commento di Francesco Sansovino (1521-1583) che la dedica a Vicino Orsino, è preceduta dalla vita dell’autore scritta da Paolo Giovio ed è localizzata in sole cinque biblioteche italiane in EDIT 16. Il Sannazaro, da antica famiglia della Lomellina, nacque a Napoli nel 1458, entrò al servizio del duca di Calabria su raccomandazione di Giovanni Pontano che nella sua accademia gli aveva dato il nome di Actius Syncerus (Sincero è il nome del protagonista dell’Arcadia). Quando Re Federico III d’Aragona fu costretto a lasciare Napoli in esilio, lo seguì in Francia. Tornato poi a Napoli nel 1504 trascorse il resto della vita a Mergellina nella villa donatagli dal sovrano, dove "per il dolore d’uno sdegno cadde infermo a morte". La seconda opera, dedicata "Alla Honestissima et nobili … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: EDITORIALE UMBRA SAS [Foligno, PG, Italy]
2009-03-08 11:14:57
Lucianus Samosatensis (Lukian von Samostrata).
Basel Froben 1521 - 4°. 298 S. Mit Initialen von Holbein. Or.-Kart, Titelblatt fehlt, Ber. u. best., Rü. ausgeblichen. Gebr. u. tls. wasserrandig, Wurmspuren, Bl. 2 hinterlegt u. m. kl. Fehlst., neue Vorsatzbll. Graesse IV 281. Auf Wunsch senden wir gerne ein Foto des Buches via E-mail Sprache: Deutschu 1,212 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Neusser Buch & Kunst Antiquariat [Germany]
2009-02-12 01:12:24
Antonino (Santo)
Jehan Petit, (Paris) 1521 - Boffature e discromie alle coperte, perdita di pergamena ad una cuffia, bindelle recise, fori di tarlo e mancanze marginali ai contropiatti, scritte di antica mano su alcune carte. Malgrado alcuni grandi aloni, esemplari puliti e solidi L'opera completa  in 4 parti. Iniziali e frontespizi xilografati (quello del primo volume bicromatico) testo su due colonne carattere di stampa gotico. cc. (128) + CCLIV + CCCXXXV p. 3 voll in 2 tomi in 8
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Giulio Cesare [Italy]
2009-02-06 22:04:19
Jose Fernando Ramirez (editor)
37pp with accordion pull out codex with 46, each two panels equals one of the original panels. Octavo (8 1/4" x 6"; codex 7 3/4" x 230") issued in stiff yellow boards and black lettering to spine and front label. Limited to 15 copies of which this is number 8. 1st edition.The story of the conquest of Mexico by a small band of European soldiers of fortune is one of the most engaging sagas in human history, and, at least in its outlines, one of the best known to contemporary audiences. But the story of the Mexican rulers conquered by Cortez, the Mexica Aztecs, a tribe of nomads who had come from the northern deserts and within a few generations conquered nearly all the world known to them, is equally gripping, if not as famous. It is a tale of pilgrimage and omens, of lightning raids and ritual skirmishes, of stoic perseverance and uncanny luck, of defeat and near annihilation, of divine mandates and individual aberrations, of sudden reverses and desperate gambles against impossible odds, of shifting alliances and stunning spectacles, of palace intrigues and judicious marriages, of delicate compromise and stone- faced brinksmanship, of draconian protocol and whimsical chivalry, of carefully adjusted social organization and the forging of the largest and most flamboyant empire meso- America had seen. It is this story that the author of Codex Boturini set out to tell. How fully he could tell it we cannot know, because the manuscript ends in a rip in the middle of the twenty second page. We cannot even know whether he continued from this point or stopped his painting here. The e … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The Book Collector
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2008-11-29 13:28:34
Lucianus Samosatensis (Lukian von Samostrata).
Basel, Froben, 1521.. 4°. 298 S. Mit Initialen von Holbein. Kart. Ber. u. best., Rü. ausgeblichen. Gebr. u. tls. wasserrandig, Wurmspuren, Bl. 2 hinterlegt u. m. kl. Fehlst., neue Vorsatzbll.. Graesse IV 281. Auf Wunsch senden wir gerne ein Foto des Buches via E-mail
Bookseller: Neusser Buch-& Kunst-Antiquariat
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2008-11-19 16:54:21
Perotti, Niccolo (1429-1480)
Basel (Switzerland): Andream Cartandrum (ie Cratander), 1521. Hardcover. Good. With Cratander's large colophon printer's mark at end & full page border of putti at play on the second titlepage. Folio near-contemporary calf spine gilt on 5 raised bands (some minor repairs to spine and lower compartment split at lower hinge/2 leather holes repaired) LACKS leaves 1-8 (available in facsimile) including titlepage, preliminaries, & index up to "aricia" on leaf 9. Folios 9-79 + 1436 columns (ie 718pp 2 columns per page). Second titlepage at folio N1 precedes Sextus Pompeius Festus de Verborum Veterum Significatione, and Nonius Marcellius Compendiosa Doctrina ad Filium de Proprietate Sermonum. Some leaves with marginal damp mark never touching text & a few minor tears or paper faults & about 20 early paper repairs with a few obscuring text but mostly just marginal. One column has a few drops of candle wax. As expected from Cratander, the margins are wide and the nice italic type well centered but 2 pages are slightly over inked and thus have ink smudges. *An early edition of this humanist reference work printed in italic columns by the famous humanist printer Cratander when Basel was in the fore-front of such printing. These lexicographical studies on the first book of Martial's Epigrams followed by similar works by other authors were a virtual encyclopedia of Latin words. It was completed by Perotti in 1478 and first printed after his death in 1489. One commentator calls it "a massive encyclopedia of the classical world. Every verse, indeed every word of Martial's text was a hoo … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Abbey Antiquarian Books [Blockley, GLOS, United Kingdom]
2008-10-16 06:53:39
Tertullian, Quintus Septimus Florens
Basel, Froben 1521. 34 cm. (28), 615, (69) Seiten mit 1 Holzschnitt-Titelbordüre von Ambr. Holbein und 2 Metallschnitt-Bordüren nach Hans Holbein d. J., von J. Faber geschnitten. Blindgepr. Lederband der Zeit über Holzdeckeln mit 2 Messingschließen und Stehkanten-Beschlägen - VD16 T 559 - Adams T-405 - Holbein Ausst. Basel Nr. 124, 366-67, 352 - Erste Ausgabe der sämtlichen Werke Tertullians. Mit den 2 schönen Bordüren von H. Holbein d. J. "Geschichte des Tantalus", "Cebestafel A" in Metallschnitt, große Initiale "S" sowie die Titelbrordüre von Ambr. Holbein, erstere und letztere im Basler Katalog abgebildet. In den Deckeln wenig sichtbare Wurmspuren, Fehlstellen im Bezug teilweise ergänzt, Rücken passend restauriert, vorderes Gelenk innen verstärkt. Schönes, breitrandiges Exemplar, einzelne Blatt am Schnitt wasserrandig - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -
Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat
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2008-08-01 15:53:30
Alte Drucke - Cyprianus, Carthagensis, Caecilius.
Basel, Johannes Froben, November 1521, (für Cyprianus); und Strassburg, Johann Knobloch, 1522 (für Athanasius). 1521. Folio (33,5 x 22,5 cm). [12] Bll., 515 S., [16] Bll. (Index und Schlussblatt) für Cyprianus; 1 Titelbl., 5 Bl., 10 Bl. Index, CCCXIIII Bl. für Athanasius. Schweinslederband d. Zt. über Holzdeckeln, mit reicher Blindpägung (ohne die beiden Schliessen). Sammelband mit bedeutenden Ausgaben der Werke zweier Kirchenväter, schön gedruckt durch Johann Froben (1460-1527) respektive durch den aus dem aargauischen Zofingen stammenden Strassburger Drucker/Verleger Johann Knobloch (gest. 1528). Ad I) Die zweite von Erasmus von Rotterdam besorgte Gesamtausgabe der Schriften von Caecilius Cyprinaus aus Karthago. Die hier verwendete Holbeinsche Titeleinfassung (Koegler 12) ist nicht identisch mit der im Februar 1520 erschienen ersten Erasmus-Froben-Ausgabe. Verwendet wurde die mit „Verleumdung des Apelles" bezeichnete Bordüre des Ambrosius Holbein zuvor in der im Januar 1519 von Froben gedruckten Ausgabe der Sermones von Maximus Tyrius (Holbein Kat. 119 und Abb. S. 162). Sie zeigt am Kopf eine Darstellung der Herrmannschlacht; den Lastern in der Verleumdung des Apelles im unteren Teil stehen in den beiden Seitenbordüren die Tugenden gegenüber. Ob die aus vier Leisten gebildete Einfassung im nachfolgenden ersten Textblatt ebenfalls von Ambrosius Holbein stammt ist fraglich (vgl. dazu F. Hieronymus 259 und Knaake 264). Besondere Erwähnung verdienen die eindrucksvollen grösseren und kleineren Holzschnitt-Initialen verschiedener Alphabete. - Mit Marginalien in brauner Tinte vo … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat [Zürich, ZH, Switzerland]
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