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        HORATIUS CUM QUINQUE COMMENTIS. Quin. Horatii Flaccii poemata omnia: commentatibus Antonio Mancinello, Acrone, Porphyrione, Joanne Britanico necnon et Iodoco Badio Ascensio. Annotationes Matthaei Bonfinis Ascualni, suis loci insertae.

      Venetiis - Folio, 1h (de 6h, falta port, es última hoja del índice), 279ff (de 286, faltan ff 39 y 40, ff 20, 21 y 34 mal colocados, mancha hum. esquina sup. dch. y margen, algunas págs tostadas, 213 y 246 mal restaurados), capitulares, 11 xilografías. Perg. - Por paginación y presencia de xilografías, presumiblemente se trata de una edición impresa en Venezia, bien la de 1527 (Guilielmum de Fontaneto de Monteferrato), la de 1536 (Ioannis Tacuini de Tridino) o la de 1540 (Venturinum Roffinellum). Muy bella. s.XVI

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        Italy Genealogy Plate Book

      - A huge, beautiful production, with some of the illustrations, maps and human figurers, and all of the armorials, hand-colored and heightened with liquid gold; all of the pages, whether single or double leaves, are tipped to guards; all leaves folio size, 18" x 13" approximate and most are double page, twice the size given above; consisting of the genealogical family trees with details of marriage and notable achievements, of important Italian Royal families; the first leaf of the genealogy depicts the coat of arms of the family, in color and occasionally heightened in gold, including: Rossi Di Parma (4) double leaves, followed by 1 plate page depicting 'Monumento eretto nella chiesa della Steccata di Parma a Bertrando di Troilo Rossi ucciso a Valmontone nel 1527'., Bramati engraving after Sottili; Sanvitale di Parma (3) double leaves, followed by 1 plate page of 'Medaglie dell famiglia Sanvitale', (please note that it seems fairly certain that all medals and coinage described in this volume are given to actual size, depicting front and back designs, an important reference point) engraved by Bordiga; Scaligeri di Verona (4) double leaves of genealogical text, a few small medals illustrated, followed by another double page of text, with an acquatint of Cimitero di S. Maria Antica in Verona, Bonati insc. after Cattaneo, with a plan of the location above, followed by a double-page plate in color of Cangrande I, II, Cansignorio 'Ritratti nella Gelleria di Belvedere in Vienna gia in quella di Ambras in Tirolo', Pedgraglio inc., the other half of the plate being 'Mastino della Scala e Taddea da Carrara sua Moglie in S. Anastasia di Verona' , with inscription surround and smaller colored illustration above, followed by a double-page plate of 'Ubertino prior della Scala nel Chiostro di S. Zeno' & 'Tombe nel Cimitero' giving details of scale and architecture, by Borde e Cattaneo dis. ed. inc (followed by) another dbl. plate of 'Tombe." with further detail; 'Cangrande ' (double plate), Cansignorio (double plate) Bramati e Castelllini incisero; another Cansignorio (double plate), Borde e Castellini; a double plate of the figures of the Cansignorio, Sigismond, Georgius, etc; and of the 'Statue e Cancello del Cimitero' again by Borde e Cattaneo; three double plate pages detailing the Mastino II by Castelline e Caporali, Borde Pagani e Cattaneo, and including the Tombe nel Cimitero; next is the family Attendolo di Cotignola in Romagna (Questa famiglia, detta poi Sforza.) with 6 double page genealogical tables, followed by 3 double-pages of medallions - 'Cenni Sulle Medgaglie e Sulle Monete' by Benedetto Bordiga (note: the medallions are given explanatory tables, usually to the right of the illustration); next is a double-page hand-colored map 'Il Ducato di Milano Nella sua Maggiore Estensione Al Tempo de' Duchi Sforza' , G.B. Bordiga inc.; followed by 'Del Monumento' Barioli after G. Moraglia with details of ornamentation, (with) 'Monumento del Cardin: Ascanio Sforza nella Chiesa di S. M. Del Popolo in Roma', Durelli after G. Moraglia; (followed by) Bignoli after Bertoluzzi's 'Monumento di Sforzino Sforza esistente nella Chiesa della Steccata in Parma, lavero di Giov. Franco de Grate scultore Parmigiano' and Bignoli again the 'Monumento di Bona Sforza Duchessa di Bri Regina di Polonia.', with a following double-plate of details by Durelli and Cavoni after G. Movaglia; followed by 3 single page plates of Monuments, by Bramati, of 'Monumento di Carlo detto il B. Gabriele Sforza.", ".Isabelle Sforza." & 'Basserilievo nel sepoloro di S. Pio V. nella Basilica di S. M. Maggiore in Roma.', Altini inc.; a plate depicting 'Statue di Lodovico il Moro e Beatrice d'Este.', by Bigneli; Simonetta di Calabria family, 2 double genealogy plates, followed by a single page portrait of "Cichus Simonetta" C. Bord after C. Avienti; Trinci di Foligno family, one double page plate; Trivulzio di Milano family, 4 double page gen. plates, followed by a page of medals [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Prophetie Danieles tres horribiles de casu videlicet & ruina vite spiritualis.

      Cracow for Floriano Unglerio 1527 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo. ff. 20. Gothic letter, t.p. with dramatic woodcut of falling city. Light age yellowing, some dampstaining around edges of margins, a good copy with MS annotation throughout, in later marbled wrappers. EARLY POPULAR WORK FROM POLAND Ferrer's work on the decline of spiritual life describes the Golden ('everyone knew their Pater Noster, Ave Maria, and Creed'), Silver (with Augustine, Jerome, Gregory, and Ambrose as guides), and Iron Ages of Ecclesiastical life, interpreting the visions of the Prophet Daniel to account for the Papal Schism of 1378. Vincent was fiercely loyal to Avignese Pope, Benedict XIII who was excommunicated as a result of the Council of Constance. He was nonetheless highly respected. Rather than attend the Council, he travelled throughout the Iberian peninsula preaching, converting, and working miracles - his earliest biographers estimate that he converted 25,000 among the Jewish community alone. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Macrobii Ambrosii Aurelii Theodosii Viri consularis, & illustris. In Somnium Scipionis, Lib. II. Saturnaliorum, Lib. VII. Ex varijs, ac vetustissimis codicibus recogniti, & aucti.

      Johannes Soter Köln 1527. Half-cloth (46), 463 S. Guter Zustand/ Good, Including index, some text illustrations. Later bound in nice, brown half cloth. Titlepage loosened, few old ink marks.. *** Wenn Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns bestellen, liefern wir innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei ***

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        Omnia opera. Herausgegeben von Erasmus von Rotterdam. Bände 1-2 (von 4) in 1 Band.

      Basel, Froben, 1527.. 22 Bll., 275, 250 S., 1 Bl.. Mit einigen Holzschnittinitialen und 4 Holzschnitt-Druckermarken. Folio. Kalbslederbd d. Z. auf Holzdeckel, mit Rückenschild, etwas -vergoldung und reicher Blindprägung auf den Deckeln.. VD 16, A 2180; BM, German Books, 25. Deckel berieben bzw. beschabt; Ecken bestoßen; Schließen fehlen; Rückenbezug etwas brüchig; Kapitale und Ecken mit kleinen Fehlstellen; Rückenschild teils abgeplatzt; teils wurmlöchrig, gegen Ende stärker - hier auch geringer Buchstabenverlust und wasserrandig am Fuß des Bugs. Auf beiden Deckeln mit Rollstempel "Nackter Knabe mit Thyrsusstab", der auf den Münchener Binder Kaspar Schinnagl, Hofbuchbinder von Herzog Wilhelm IV, verweist (Haebler II, 247,7). Provenienz: aus der Bibliothek des Klosters Diessen, mit deren gestochenem Exlibris auf Innendeckel sowie hs. Besitzvermerk auf der Titelei; weiterer Besitzvermerk der Königlichen Bibliothek München auf Innendeckel (Dublette).

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        Duodecim Caesares, ex Erasmi recognitione.

      Paris, Simon de Colines 1527 - In-8 [153 x 100 mm]. Collation : 215, (16) ff., 1 f. bl., (24) ff. Basane brune, plats estampés à froid d'encadrements de filets et de fleurons, dos à nerfs. (Reliure de l'époque.) Première édition de Simon de Colines de la version d'Erasme de Suétone. Epitre d'Erasme en début d'ouvrage sur 10 pages aux ducs Frederick et Georges de Saxe. La seconde partie sont les "Annotationes" sur Suétone de Giovanni Battista Egnazio et l' "Epitome Assis Budaici" d'Alardus Amstelredamus (1491-1544), un résumé du "De Asse" de Budé. Marque aux lapins sur le titre, initiales gravées sur bois sur fond criblé. Belle reliure de l'époque, avec un intéressant décor sur les plats, mais défraîchie, coins usés, mors fendus, manques aux coiffes et au dos. Cachet de collection sur le titre : "Bibliothèque Fernandi-Desportes." Schreiber, Simon de Colines 24. Renouard, Biblio. de Simon de Colines100. // You can browse all my books on latude.net

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        De vocatione omnium gentium, libri duo.

      Köln, Hero Alopecius (Fuchs), 1527.. 8°. 48 Bll, mit figürlicher Titelbordüre (Weihnachten!) und 3 figürl. Holzschnitt-Initialen Neuer Pergamentband. Index Aurel. 104.649; VD 16, A 2217; Nicht im BM STC und bei Adams. Seltene, erste Ausgabe mit der schönen Titeleinfassung, die oben das Wappen der Stadt Köln zeigt und unten die Anbetung der Könige (vgl. Merlo Sp. 1038, 423). Der Text erschien auch zusammen mit drei Werken von Augustinus, alle vier Bücher finden sich jedoch auch einzeln. Ambrosius diskutiert hier die Frage des freien Willens und der Gnade. - Gut erhalten, nur wenig fleckig, einige alte Unterstreichungen.

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        Cornucopiae, sive linguae latinae commentarij

      Aedibus Aldi, et Andreae Asulani,, Venetiis, 1527 - In-folio (cm. 30), cc. (82) di cui l'ultima bianca, 1436 (num. per colonne) + cc. (15) contenente l'ancora aldina sulla prima e l'ultima di queste. Legatura del tempo in piena pergamena con titolo manoscritto al dorso. Esemplare con qualche traccia d'uso ai bordi del frontespizio, una gora chiara all'angolo alto delle carte (queste leggermente increspate). Complessivamente genuino ed in discreto stato di conservazione. Si tratta della terza edizione aldina di quest'opera apparsa per la prima volta prsso Aldo nel 1499, poi nel 1513. Cfr. Renouard, p. 103. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cambriae Typus Auctore Humfredo Lhuydo Denbigiense Cambrobritanno.

      . Kolorierter Kupferstich, Blatt: 45,5 x 41 cm, Darstellung: 49,5 x 37 cm. Karte von Wales mit grosser Rollwerkkartusche links. Gestochen nach dem Entwurf von Humphrey Llwyd (Lhuyd) (1527-1568). Etwas gebräunt, sehr leichte Faltspuren in der Mitte, hinterlegte Ausrisse im weissen Rand unten, kleine Risse im Rand, ansonten gut erhalten. Verso deutsch. Text II. Map of Wales with a large cartouche. Engraved after draft by Humphrey Llwyd (Lhuyd) (1527-1568). Llwyd collaborated with Ortelius and in 1567 he was given a stipend from the Crown to create the first printed map of Wales. He died at the age of 41, five years before his map was published. Slightly age toned, very soft folds in the middle, small tears and repaired loss of paper in white margins, otherwise in a good condition.

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        Commentaria Nicolai Gorrani in qvatvor evangelia, om(n)ibus qui a ministerijs sunt verbi dei (...). Hg. von Johannes Pessellius. 1. Ausgabe der Edition.

      Köln, Quentel, März 1527.. 8 nn. Bll., Fol. CCCCCLXXXVI. Mit großer Wappen-Titelvignette, zahlr. figürlichen Holzschnitt-Initialen und 4 großen Textholzschnitten (die Evangelisten). Folio. Schweinslederband um 1750.. Schweinslederband um 1750 auf Holzdeckeln und mit 5 Bünden, intakten Leder-Messing-Schliessen, reicher Fileten- und Rollstempelprägung, 2 Lederrückenschildern, dreiseitigem Rotschnitt, dem goldgepr. Wappen-Supralibro des Abtes Beda Seeauer auf Vorder- und dem goldgepr. Wappen-Supralibro des Stiftes St. Peter (Salzburg) auf dem Hinterdeckel. Gering berieben; Rücken am Fuß etwas fleckig; gestochenes Bibliotheksexlibris des Stiftes (datiert 1767) auf Innendeckel; Stempel und hs. Besitzvermerk des Stiftes auf Titelei. Insgesamt ein sehr sauberes Exemplar dieser Postinkunabel. Das Wappen-Supralibro Seeauers, datiert 1753, stammt vermutlich aus dem Beginn seiner Amtszeit im ältesten Klosters des deutschsprachigen Raumes; 1756 wurde unter seiner Aegide der charakteristische Zwiebelturm der Stiftskirche in Salzburg errichtet. VD16 N 1536.

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        In omnes Divi Pauli epistolas Ennarationes (Ins Lateinische übersetzt von Chr. Porsena)

      (Köln, P. Quentel) 1527.. 4°. (6), 362 röm. pag. Bll. Blindgepr. Schweinsleder d. Zt. (nachgedunkelt, etwas fleckig, Ecken und Kanten leicht bestoßen) mit handschr. Rückentitel und handbeschr. altem Bibliotheksschildchen; eine von zwei originalen Schließen. So Erstausgabe; selten. Laut Hoffmann waren die Kommentare zu den Paulus-Briefen in der Übersetzung Porsenas unter dem Namen des Athanasius von Alexandria bereits 1477 und 1518 erschienen, bei Quentel 1527 erstmalig mit dem korrekten Autorennamen. Im gleichen Sinn zitiert Hieronymus (Griechischer Geist) Erasmus von Rotterdam in der Widmung zu einer Chrysostomos-Ausgabe mit dem Hinweis, "die Kommentare zu den Paulusbriefen, die irgend jemand ihm (= Athanasius) zugeschrieben habe, seien eindeutig Werke des Theophylactus" (zu Nr. 397). Im originalen Griechisch wurde das Werk erstmals im 17. Jahrhundert gedruckt. Theophylactus (1050/60 - nach 1107) stammt von Euboia, genoss in Konstantinopel eine gelehrte Ausbildung, wurde Priester und Rhetorik-Professor; Kaiser Michael VII. bestellte ihn zum Erzieher seines Sohnes. Gegen seinen Willen wurde er Erzbischof von Ohrid (Bulgarien) und blieb dort 25 Jahre Metropolitan der Bulgarischen Kirche. Seine Kommentare zu den vier Evangelien und zu den Paulusbriefen gehören zu den Standardwerken der byzantinischen Exegese. Der gut erhaltene Einband zeigt ein ungewöhnliches Dekor: Ein äußerer Rahmen ist mit einer Rolle geschmückt, die eine Trommel, ein Horn und Kandelaber enthält, dem schließt sich nach innen ein weiterer Rahmen - mit Einzelstempeln (Granatapfelmotiv) besetzt - an, darauf folgt eine Rolle mit Kandelaber und einem Figurenpaar; Vorder- und Rückendeckel sind gleich. Ähnliche Rollen führt die EBDB für den Süddeutschen und tschechischen Raum an. Ohne Vorsätze, Buchblock leicht angerissen. Vorderer Spiegel mit handschr. Bibliothekssignaturen, Besitzereintrag auf Titel recto. Durchgehend mäßig gebräunt und leicht fleckig. Ein gutes Exemplar im originalen Zustand. VD 16, B 4991; Hoffmann III, 543; nicht bei Adams und nicht in BL (Online-Catal.)..

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        Die disputacion vor den xij orten einer loblichen eidtgnoschafft nämlich Bern Luzern Ury Schwyz Undervalden ob unnd nidt dem kernwalt Zug mitt dem sampt usseren ampt Glaris Basel Friburg Solathorn Schaffhusen und Appenzell, von wegen der einigkeit in christlichem glauben in iren landen und undterthonen der fier bistumb Constentz Basel, Losanen und Chur beschehen und in dem iar Christi unsers erlösers Mccccc und xxvi uff den xvi tag des Meyens erhöret und zu Baden im ergöw irer stattgehalten unnd vollendet.

      Luzern, Thomas Murner, 1527.. Kl.-4°. (13) Bl. (v. 14), (168) Bl. (a-c4, d1 (d2 fehlt), A-Z4, Aa-Ss4). Lederband des 20. Jh. mit rotem verg. Rückenschild.. VD16 M 7033. - Goedeke II, 219, 51a. - Haller III, 267. - German STC 61. - Erste Ausgabe der Protokolle der Badener Disputation von 1526, die vom Franziskaner Thomas Murner (1475-1537) ein Jahr später in Luzern herausgegeben wurden. Mit einer handschriftlichen Signatur von Johann Huber, dem leitenden Notar der Streitgespräche "Johannes Huber zu Luzern geschr... J. Huber ..." ?. Die 12 katholischen Orte organisierten im Zuge der Reformation in Zürich diese Disputation mit Johannes Eck, dem Wortführer der Katholiken und mit Johannes Oekolampad für die reformierte Seite, der für Zwingli einsprang, da dieser sich weigerte daran teilzunehemen, der aber trotzdem Einfluss auf die Gespräche nahm, indem er sich durch die beiden Landsleute Thomas Platter und Hieronymus Zimmermann über deren Verlauf informierte und seinerseits Antworten an Oekolampad übermitteln liess. "Zwar ging die kath. Partei siegreich hervor, doch hatte die Disputation u.a. zur Folge, dass Basel und Bern der Reformation fortan günstiger gestimmt waren" (HLS - Irena Backus). - Es fehlt das leere Blatt d2. Über ca. 30 Seiten am oberen Innenfalz mit hinterlegten Papierverlusten, zum Teil mit Textverlust. Der obere Rand knapp beschnitten (12 Blatt mit Textverlust). Durchgehend gebräunt und etwas stock- und fingerfleckig. Einbandgelenke angeplatzt. (Sprache: Deutsch / German)

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        Le vite degli huomini illustri de messer Francesco Petrarcha. Mit einer_Titelumrahmung in Holzschnitt sowie einer Druckermarke auf dem letzten Blatt [Text Italienisch].

      Venedig ("Vineggia"): Gregorio de Gregori 1527.. Titelei, 5 Blatt, 381 Blatt, 1 Blatt. Ganzpergament der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. (Vorderdeckel mit dunklen Fleckchen mit kleinem Pergamentfrass, leicht berieben und bestossen, Paginierung teils irrig, Seiten aber vollständig vorhanden, Bezug der Spiegel angelöst, Titelei im rechten weissen Rand angestückt ohne Text- und Bildverlust, die ersten 30 Blatt wasserfleckig und teils braunfleckig, sonst innen nur wenig gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig, insgesamt recht frischer Druck auf meist weissem Papier, schön und recht gut erhalten). - Schöner und seltener venezianischer Druck des italienischen Klassikers. Über KVK konnten wir weltweit nur 8 Exemplare nachweisen! Die "Huomini illustri" bringen Biographien aus der Antike, u.a. von Romulus über Alexander den Großen, Hannibal, Cäsar, Augustus bis Vespanian und Trajan. Petrarca war Mitbegründer des Humanismus und wollte die Antike wiederbeleben. Der Drucker Gregorio de Gregoriis da Forli ist in der Zeit von 1496 bis 1527 nachgewiesen. Teilweise zusammen mit seinem Bruder Giovanni druckte er in dieser Zeit die erstaunliche Menge von mehr als 100 Büchern, meist Texte klassischer Autoren und Humanisten.

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        Demosthenes, Contra Aristogitonem, orationes duae doctissimae, a Philippo Melanchthone iam primum latinitate donatae. Item alia quaedam, quoru[m] titulos in proxima pagalla lector, reperies.

      Hagenau, Joh. Setzer August 1527.. 8°. 88 nn. Bll. Mit Holzschnitt-Titelbordüre und mehreren fig. Initialen. Ldr. über drei Bünde. Vors. erneuert.. VD 16, D 497; BM STC, German Books S. 239; Adams D 287; Panzer VII, 98, 248 - Erste lateinische Ausgabe in Melanchthons Übesetzung. - Enthält 2 Reden des Demosthenes gegen den athenischen Tyrannenmorder Aristogeiton in Griechisch und Latein sowie einen Brief Melanchthons an Matthaus von Wallenrode. - Die ornament. Titelbordüre zeigt mehrere kleine Narrenköpfe. Im unteren Mittelfeld ein Monogramm "J. S." des Druckers. - First Latin translation by Melanchthon. With woodcut title-border and figural woodcut initials. - Beigeb.: BUDE, Guillaume. Gulielmi Budaei de contemptu fortuitatum Libri tres. In eosdem annotationes ipso opere nominus doctae ac insignes. (Argentorati, apud Georgium Vlricherum, mense martio 1529/Strasburg, Georg Ulricher 1529). 64 num. Bll., 72 num Bll. (Annotationes), 10 Bll. (Index). (A-R8, S10) Mit fig. Holzschn.-Titelbordüre u. Initialen. - Frühes philosophisches Werk des großen französ. Humanisten Guillaume Bude (1468-1540). Die Erstausgabe war 1520 in Paris erchinen. "Livre de sagesse dans lequel Bude medite sur le theme de la chance et sur les obligations du philosophe chretien en face de la bonne et mauvaise fortune" (Cat. Paris 1968). vgl. Adams B-3116. Letztes Bl. randrissig, ohne Textverl.

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        Portraits

      André Sauret Large quarto, original printed card covers designed by Matisse, 152pp + (1), original lithograph frontispiece, 33 colour plates and colour cover printed by Ateliers Mourlot, 60 collotypes printed by Louis Duval.Henri Matisse, Paper Cut-Outs, no.217.English edition, Limited edition, no.1527 of 2000.

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        Demosthenes, Contra Aristogitonem, orationes duae doctissimae, a Philippo Melanchthone iam primum latinitate donatae. Item alia quaedam, quoru[m] titulos in proxima pagalla lector, reperies

      Hagenau, Joh. Setzer August 1527.. 8°. 88 nn. Bll. Mit Holzschnitt-Titelbordüre und mehreren fig. Initialen. Ldr. über drei Bünde. Vors. erneuert. VD 16, D 497; BM STC, German Books S. 239; Adams D 287; Panzer VII, 98, 248 - Erste lateinische Ausgabe in Melanchthons Übesetzung. - Enthält 2 Reden des Demosthenes gegen den athenischen Tyrannenmorder Aristogeiton in Griechisch und Latein sowie einen Brief Melanchthons an Matthaus von Wallenrode. - Die ornament. Titelbordüre zeigt mehrere kleine Narrenköpfe. Im unteren Mittelfeld ein Monogramm "J. S." des Druckers. - First Latin translation by Melanchthon. With woodcut title-border and figural woodcut initials. - Beigeb.: BUDÉ, Guillaume. Gulielmi Budaei de contemptu fortuitatum Libri tres. In eosdem annotationes ipso opere nominus doctae ac insignes. (Argentorati, apud Georgium Vlricherum, mense martio 1529/Strasburg, Georg Ulricher 1529). 64 num. Bll., 72 num Bll. (Annotationes), 10 Bll. (Index). (A-R8, S10) Mit fig. Holzschn.-Titelbordüre u. Initialen. - Frühes philosophisches Werk des großen französ. Humanisten Guillaume Bude (1468-1540). Die Erstausgabe war 1520 in Paris erchinen. "Livre de sagesse dans lequel Bude medite sur le theme de la chance et sur les obligations du philosophe chretien en face de la bonne et mauvaise fortune" (Cat. Paris 1968). vgl. Adams B-3116. Letztes Bl. randrissig, ohne Textverl.

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        M. Fabii Quintiliani oratoriarum institutionum libri duodecim -additis simul eiusdem declamationibus- [Gerardus Bucoldianus, editor]. [bound with:] GELLIUS, Aulus. Noctes Atticae -

      Cologne: Apud Eucharium Cervicornum, sumptu et aere M. Godefridi Hittorpii, 1527; and 1526 - Very interesting and beautifully decorated Cologne printings by Cervicornum - who seemingly specialized in humanistic works and standard Latin classics such as these, working for the publisher Gottfried Hittorp. He may, alas, be best remembered by posterity for his piracy of Erasmus's edition (originally printed by Froben ) of EPISTOLAE TRES BY Jerome in 1520, as well as Erasmus' Vita Hieronymi, taken from Erasmus' edition of St. Jerome's works printed by the Froben 1516 2 volumes bound in one vols., Folio. [4] ll., 330 pp.; [24] ll., 202 pp., [13] ll. Both titles within identical alegorical woodcut border depicting at its base a recumbent Cleopatra pressing adders to her breasts, Dionysus pulling the beard of an old man, etc.; illustrated with woodcut capitals, headpieces and fleurons; first page of NOCTES within large woodcut border depicting the founders of Cologne, Agrippa and Agrippina [all illustrations by Hittorp?]. Contemporary calf, covers elaborately ruled and tooled in blind; spine perished; internally, some soiling and staining throughout, but sound; in a quarter morocco slipcase with chemise. Neither edition in Adams (but see Q-25 for 1525 ed. of Quintilian by the same printer); OCLC 312995446 (Quintilianus) and OCLC 7686353 (Aulus Gellius)

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        Polycronicon [Polychronicon]

      Southwark: Peter Treveris for John Reynes. 3rd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. SCARCE 1527 FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION of Higden's monumental and influential history. The third edition overall, following the exceedingly rare 1482 Caxton printing and 1495 Wynkyn de Worde printing. Translated from Latin into English by John Trevisa. Higden's "reputation rests almost entirely upon the Polychronicon. That work offered to the educated and learned audience of fourteenth-century England a clear and original picture of world history based upon medieval tradition, but with a new interest in antiquity, and with the early history of Britain related as part of the whole. Higden's historical narrative is particularly notable for its description of the Roman world. An interest in the ancient world had been developing for some time in fourteenth-century England. Higden was clearly aware of this, for he says that at the request of his fellow monks he changed his plan of writing a history of his own country and decided to enlarge the scope of his work. A further feature of his account is the description of the world contained in the first book of the Polychronicon. Through the medium of John Trevisa's translation this section of Higden's work proved to be one of the most popular parts of his chronicle…" "The English translations of the Latin text increased knowledge of the work among a lay audience. The first translation of the Polychronicon was made by John Trevisa during the 1380s… The influence of Higden's chronicle is also to be seen in the work of chroniclers like the author of the Eulogium historiarum who attempted to model their writings upon the Polychronicon. Although the influence of the Polychronicon was to decline at the close of the middle ages, the universal outlook that it reflected lived on among the writers and antiquaries of the Tudor age" (Dictionary of National Biography). With hand-coloured title printed in red and black with woodcut medallion portrait of Henry VII, a large illustration of St. George and the Dragon, and Reynes's device [McKerrow 55]; Reynes's full-page woodcut on last page printed in black, an earlier state [McKerrow 61] of the title-illustrations [Hodnett 2489, state 2] before the block was cut up; woodcut border of hunting scenes around colophon [McKerrow & Ferguson 12]; woodcut battle-scene between English and French armies on z6v [Hodnett 2491]; woodcut musical notation illustrating diapason on n5r (same block as used in Wynkyn de Worde's 1495 second edition [STC 13439]); woodcut portraits of kings, queens and Saracens printed from 6 blocks [Hodnett 2490, 2492-6], with repetitions; numerous 10-line and smaller woodcut initials; black letter, double-column. Southwark: Peter Treveris for John Reynes, 16 May 1527. Folio, nineteenth century full red morocco, all edges gilt. Some 16th-century marginalia, text very clean with occasional soiling, last leaf (colophon and device) cut down and mounted, last quire with hinges reinforced, repaired tears in X2 with minimal loss. Scuffing to binding. A handsome copy. RARE.

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        Q. Hora tii Flacci Epistolae. Argumentain singulas a Johanne Caesario Juliacensi nunc denuo recognita. Generosi Comitis Her manni de Nuenar ad lectore epigrama.

      Eucharius Cervicornus., Not stated. 1527 - Fair. Full, later calf. Four bands to spine. Covers a little rubbed. Front joint cracked. New endpapers. Leaves toned. Pen annotating to 7 leaves. Last five leaves are missing the blank bottom/outer corner and the very last leaf has it seems at some point become detached and dogeared and has thus had the ragged blank edges cut square and has been pasted to a blank rear fly-leaf, with the small amount of missing text replaced in neat handwriting. Trimmed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Aprutii Uterioris Decriptio.

      Hand colored, double-page engraved map, 325 x 425 mm (14" x 18"), Latin text on verso. Wide margins, minor soiling in margins, slight aging; otherwise bright and clean with strong impression. Ortelius (1527-1598) is typically viewed as the creator of the modern atlas. He started his career as a map-engraver around 1547, and by 1570 he published the first edition of his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (Atlas of the Whole World), which included seventy maps, many engraved by Frans Hogenberg. This map is colorful impression of Abruzzi, Italy, and it was probably published in 1612.

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        THOMAE LINACRI BRITANNI DE EMENDATA STRUCTURA LATINI SERMONIS LIBRI SEX [with,] INDEX IN SEX THOMAE LINACRI ANGLI DE EMENDATA STRUCTURA LIBROS, SIVE DE OCTO PARTIUM ORATIONIS CONSTRUCTIONE. [ON THE PURE AND CORRECT STRUCTURE OF LATIN PROSE]

      Paris: Roberti Stephani [Estienne], 1527 and 1529. 2 volumes bound into one. Very Rare First Edition of each work. First Editions of the Estienne printings do not appear in the auction records for over 35 years and OCLC shows only 1 copy in libraries worldwide. With the Estienne engraved devices on the titles. Large 8vo, bound in full antique calf, most probably from the 1600’s, blind ruled at the borders of the covers, and at the head and tail of the spine panel, lettering label with calligraphy by hand. 128 leaves; 21 leaves complete A well preserved copy with the text-block in good order, crisp and quite clean and unpressed. Some unobtrusive evidence here and there of old damp to some of the corners at the lower quadrant, last leaf of index with a bit of loss at the upper outside corner. Front board detached but easily mended. RARE FIRST EDITIONS OF EACH WORK. ‘Thomas Linacre (or Lynaker) (c. 1460 – 20 December 1524) was an English humanist and physician, after whom Linacre College, Oxford is named. Linacre was more of a scholar than a scientific investigator... (and) was highly esteemed in his own day. He took no part in political or theological questions, but his career as a scholar was characteristic of the critical period in the history of learning through which he lived. He was one of the first Englishmen to study Greek in Italy, and brought back to his native country and his own university the lessons of the "New Learning." His teachers were some of the greatest scholars of the day. Among his pupils was one—Erasmus—whose name alone would suffice to preserve the memory of his instructor in Greek, and others of note in letters and politics, such as Sir Thomas More, Prince Arthur and Queen Mary I of England. John Colet, William Grocyn, William Lilye and other eminent scholars were his intimate friends, and he was esteemed by a still wider circle of literary correspondents in all parts of Europe. He became the pupil of Angelo Poliziano, and shared the instruction which Poliziano imparted at Florence to the sons of Lorenzo de Medici. The younger of these princes became Pope Leo X, and later remembered his old companionship with Linacre. Among his other teachers and friends in Italy were Demetrius Chalcondylas, Hermolaus Barbarus, Aldus Romanus the printer of Venice, and Nicolaus Leonicenus of Vicenza. Linacre took the degree of doctor of medicine with great distinction at Padua. On his return to Oxford, full of the learning and imbued with the spirit of the Italian Renaissance, he formed one of the brilliant circle of Oxford scholars, including John Colet, William Grocyn and William Latimer, who are mentioned in the letters of Erasmus. He translated for the use of Prince Arthur an astronomical treatise of Proclus, De sphaera, which was printed at Venice by Aldus in 1499. The accuracy of these translations and their elegance of style were universally admitted. They have been generally accepted as the standard versions of those parts of Galen's writings, and frequently reprinted, either as a part of the collected works or separately. His Latin style was greatly admired by Erasmus, who also praised Linacre's critical judgment ("vir non exacti tantum sed sever judicii"). According to others it was hard to say whether he was more distinguished as a grammarian or a rhetorician. Of Greek he was regarded as a consummate master; and he was equally eminent as a "philosopher," that is, as learned in the works of the ancient philosophers and naturalists. In this there may have been some exaggeration; but all have acknowledged the elevation of Linacre's character, and the fine moral qualities summed up in the epitaph written by John Caius: "Fraudes dolosque mire perosus; idus amicis; omnibus ordinibus juxta carus."’

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        Europae

      EuropaeAbraham OrteliusAntwerp: c.1570Hand-colored copperplate engraving, beautiful original colorSheet size: 16 1/2" 21"Accompanying Latin text on versoAbraham Ortel, or Ortelius (1527-1598), was born in Antwerp in 1527 and was educated in Greek, Latin and mathematics. Ortelius began his career in cartography as a map colorist, and worked as a map and book dealer. Ortelius evolved into a keen and discerning expert on contemporary geographical knowledge and its expression in cartography, even traveling through Italy and France with Gerard Mercator (1512-1594), his friend and rival. In the 1560?s Ortelius conceived of the project that would win him international acclaim, the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, widely considered the first modern atlas. Ortelius collected the best contemporary maps available, and had each re-engraved by the talented Flemish artist Frans Hogenberg (1535-90) into a standard format and graphic style, appended scholarly text to their versos, and published them as a uniform edition. He maintained the highest quality of paper, engraving and coloring, resulting in some of the most beautiful maps ever produced. The Theatrum proved to be a landmarkadvancement over previous collections of maps. Suddenly, curious Europeans truly seemed to have

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        Polycronycon (Polycronicon)

      Higden, Ranulphus. (c. 1280 d. 1364)Polycronycon (Polycronicon)Translated into English by John Trevisa) Southwerke: P. Treueris at ye expences of J.Reynes, 16 May, 1527. Early sections badly wormed and somewhat stained, interior sections are bright and book binding is tight. This copy was William Herbert's copy who was the editor of Ames "Typographical Antiquities". The title page is Red and Black, rather flimsy with some loss of paper and tears at the margins. Large woodcut of St. George and neither the crown nor Reynes device untrimmed, cut of St. George repeated on last page, woodcut border to colophon and 11 other woodcuts, one of them full page (slight tear in margin). Woodcut initials throughout. Printed in large gothic letter in two columns, with "William Buttler" written on the first and last leaves, and "Quarles" in the blank compartment of the woodcut on the last page. Folio (11-3/8 X 7-7/8 inches), full scored russia, backstrip gilt with red morocco label. "Imprinted in Southwerke by my Peter Treveris at the expences of John Reynes bokseller, 1527." Reference to Pope John VIII -fo.ccxxv b (225b). Sold at auction in 1930 (Sotheby's); 1936 (Sowers);1939 (Dawson) and Fall of 1944 (Dawson). Book Plate of "The Right Honorable George Rose"Third edition.(THE FIRST ILLUSTRATED) In this edition, which is a literal reprint of the second, the woodcuts are inserted for the first time

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        Del modo di fortificar le città

      Title within elaborate architectural border, separate leaf with portrait of the author, 17 decorative woodcut initials and 8 woodcut text illustrations (5 full-page). Bound in decorative modern boards. Other than a couple of very small and mild damp stains, a lovely large copy. First edition of the first Italian book devoted exclusively to fortification of cities. It was preceded only by Durer’s Etliche underricht, zur befestigung der Stett (1527). Italian works by Valle (1521) and Cataneo and Tartaglia (both 1554) contained only chapters on the subject.& & Zanchi (1515-1586), a military engineer in the Venitian service under Marcantonio Colonna, took part in several campaigns including the long siege of Siena where he became acquainted with Belluzzi, and was a friend of Girolamo Maggi. He remarks that “the invention of artillery had necessitated a new system of fortifying cities, and that those who might have been qualified by experience to write on the subject were not sufficiently versed in its theory to do so” (Cockle, 767). The system he describes herein is the favoured Italian bastion trace, limited to the square (with acute-angled bastions but already with an attempt to reinforce the curtains) and the octagon (again strengthening the curtains). This design improved the defense of the fortress as covering fire had to be provided often from multiple angles. The woodcuts are among the earliest showing the new pentagonal form of bastion.& & Zanchi left the manuscript of his work with Girolamo Ruscelli when he had to leave Venice; on his return, Ruscelli sought and obtained permission to edit and publish the work, which he recognized as a pioneering effort.&

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        America sive novi Orbis, nova descriptio?

      Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598)America sive novi Orbis, nova descriptio...From Theatrum Orbis TerrarumAntwerp: 1587Hand-colored copperplate engraving18 ¼" x 22 ½" sheet size; 36" x 34" framed (framed with description)Abraham Ortel, or Ortelius (1527-1598), was born in Antwerp in 1527 and was educated in Greek, Latin and mathematics. Ortelius began his career in cartography as a map colorist, and worked as a map and book dealer. Ortelius evolved into a keen and discerning expert on contemporary geographical knowledge and its expression in cartography, even traveling through Italy and France with Gerard Mercator (1512-1594), his friend and rival.In the 1560?s Ortelius conceived of the project that would win him international acclaim, the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, widely considered the first modern atlas. Ortelius collected the best contemporary maps available, and had each re-engraved by the talented Flemish artist Frans Hogenberg (1535-90) into a standard format and graphic style, appended scholarly text to their versos, and published them as a uniform edition. He maintained the highest quality of paper, engraving and coloring, resulting in some of the most beautiful maps ever produced.The Theatrum proved to be a landmark advancement over previous collections of maps. Suddenly, curious Europeans truly seemed to have the world at their fingertips. From the time of its first printing until well after Ortelius? death, international demand for the Theatrum continued unabated. Between the first appearance of the Theatrum in 1570 and its final edition in 1612, it was printed in 31 editions and seven languages, a remarkable figure for the time. Both decorative and functional, this map is one of the most famous and easily recognizable maps of America and had a profound influence on the future cartography of the New World. This map was published in 1570, 1579 and 1587, of which this is the third version.  Each map reflects ongoing revisions based on actual reports from explorers such as Cabeza de Vaca, De Soto, and Coronado.  This third and improved 1587 version contains some important changes by Ortelius, including the application of the name California to the whole peninsula, as opposed to merely the tip.  This is one of the earliest printed maps to do so. Other changes include the removal of the bulge on the southwestern coast of Chile, and new nomenclature on the northwest coast of America, such as the first appearance of Cape Mendocino.  On the east coast the Indian name ?Wingadekoa? appears; this could be either Virginia or North Carolina and an inlet to the north is possible the first depiction of the Chesapeake Bay on a printed map. In addition, Chile is shown as a country rather than a town and the Solomon Islands are shown for the first time.  Also added is an ornate cartouche around the part of North America designated in Latin as ?this territory is as yet unknown? and for the first time Ortelius? name is on the map, along with a date.

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        (Hector) Scotorum Historiæ a prima gentis origine, cum aliarum & rerum & gentium illustratione non vulgari: præmissa epistola nu[n]cupatoria, tabellisq; amplissimis, & non poenitenda Isagoge quæ ab huius tergo explicabuntur diffusius.

      [Paris,] Quæ omnia impressa quidem sunt Iodoci Badii Ascensii typis & opera: impensis autem Nobilis & prædocti viri Hectoris Boethii Deidonani: a quo sunt & condita & edita. [1527] . first edition, folio (290x208mm.), ff.[xlii]+xxii+ccclxiii, title printed in black and red within architectural borders, enclosing the printer's large device (Silvestre 468) illustrating a printer's workshop, the border and device repeated with sub-title in black on f.[1] of the text, contents in clean, crisp and large state; nineteenth century panelled calf, well rebacked with old spine relaid, new ruby morocco label, g.e., excellent Adams B.2308; Bibliographia Aberdonensis pp.31-2; Renouard Badius Ascensius ii/pp.195-6. With a fine contemporary ownership inscription (dated 1533) at the foot of the title-page, that of Matthew Weymiss (or Matthias Weymss) of Dordrecht, "Gardianus" of a convent in Mecheln (Malines, Belgium). This ancient and important city was, from 1559, the residence of the only archbishopric in the country, and hence the religious capital of Belgium. This is the second of two seminal Scottish histories from the press of the humanist scholar-printer Badius Ascensius (the other, by John Major or Mair, was published in 1521). Following an early education in Dundee, Boece, like so many of his countrymen, proceeded to Paris, then the most frequented university in Europe, and became a regent or professor there, probably from 1492 to 1498. Among his friends and contemporaries in the college were Erasmus, "the splendour and ornament of our age," and John Major or Mair: among their pupils were John Knox and George Buchanan, both of whom brought the new learning back to Scotland with them. Boece's friendship with the great scholar-bishop William Elphinstone led to his appointment as the first principal of King's College Aberdeen. In contrast to Mair, "Boece...was probably more typical of European, as well as Scottish, scholarship in the early sixteenth century. A work long on rhetorical flourishes and very short on either hard evidence or accuracy, his History of Scotland...was to be much more influential [than Mair's] in its own day." (Oxford Companion to Scottish History) It was "related in a style which the admirers of Boece compared to Livy, and followed the model of...the great Roman historian in sacrificing accuracy to a flowing narrative adapted to the public for whom it was written. This accounts for its rapid popularity.... In 1577 it was done into English for Holinshead's chronicles by William Harrison.... In the next generation, Buchanan, not unwilling to cavil at Boece, used his history as material for his own more elaborate work." (DNB)

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        Ritratto di Albrecht Durer

      Xilografia, 1527 circa, con il monogramma di Durer in alto a sinistra. Esemplare di quarto stato, edito ad Augsburg nel 1781. Bellissima prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva, con margini, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Copia del ritratto attribuito a Erhard Schoen. Bibliografia: Bartsch 156 a; TIB 156, C2. Dimensioni 252x288. Woodcut, 1527 circa, with Durer?s monogram on upper left. Example in the fourth state, printed in Augsburg in 1781. Magnificent work, printed on contemporary laid paper, with margins, in excellent condition. Copy of the portrait ascribed to Erhard Schoen. Bartsch 156 a; TIB 156, C2. Dimensioni 252x288.

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        Prisciani grammatici caesariensis libri omnes. De octo partibus orationis, XVI deq. earundem constructione II. De duodecim primis Aeeneidos librorum carminibus. De accentibus. De ponderibus, & mensuris. De praexercitamentis Rhetoricae ex Hermogene...

      Venetiis, In Aedibus Aldi, et Andreae Asulani Soceri, 1527. 1527 In-8° (216x138mm), cc. (14), 299, (4), legatura moderna p. pergamena rigida con titolo in oro al piatto. Titolo e filetti dorati al dorso. Ancora aldina al titolo e al v. dell'ultima c. di registro ed explicit. Indice bicolonne preliminare, numerosissimi capilettera rubricati elegantemente in rosso (alla c. 1 r il capolettera è in rosso e in azzurro). Freschissimo e immacolato esemplare. Ex-libris di Natalio Botana, il famoso editore e impresario della stampa uruguayano vissuto dal 1888 al 1941. Prima edizione aldina delle opere di Prisciano, il celebre grammatico romano vissuto tra la fine del V secolo e l'inizio del VI che fu autore fra l'altro della "Institutio de arte grammatica". L'edizione è a cura dell'umanista veronese Bernardino Donato, che, con il presente libro, prese a collaborare con Aldo Manuzio per le cure filologiche di testi classici. Nel frontespizio Aldo rivendica il pregio testuale della propria edizione, condannando l'approssimazione che aveva invece contraddistinto la precedente edizione giuntina del 1525. Renouard, 103.2. Adams, P-2113. Schweiger, II, 824. STC Italian, p. 540.

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        Scotorum Historiæ a prima gentis origine, cum aliarum & rerum & gentium illustratione non vulgari: præmissa epistola nu[n]cupatoria, tabellisq; amplissimis, & non poenitenda Isagoge quæ ab huius tergo explicabuntur diffusius.

      [Paris,] Quæ omnia impressa quidem sunt Iodoci Badii Ascensii typis & opera: impensis autem Nobilis & prædocti viri Hectoris Boethii Deidonani: a quo sunt & condita & edita. [1527]. FIRST EDITION. Folio (290x208mm.), ff.[xlii]+xxii+ccclxiii, title printed in black and red within architectural borders, enclosing the printer's large device (Silvestre 468) illustrating a printer's workshop, the border and device repeated with sub-title in black on f.[1] of the text, contents in clean, crisp and large state; nineteenth century panelled calf, well rebacked with old spine relaid, new ruby morocco label, g.e., excellent. [Adams B.2308; Bibliographia Aberdonensis pp.31-2; Renouard Badius Ascensius ii/pp.195-6. With a fine contemporary ownership inscription (dated 1533) at the foot of the title-page, that of Matthew Weymiss (or Matthias Weymss) of Dordrecht, "Gardianus" of a convent in Mecheln (Malines, Belgium). This ancient and important city was, from 1559, the residence of the only archbishopric in the country, and hence the religious capital of Belgium. This is the second of two seminal Scottish histories from the press of the humanist scholar-printer Badius Ascensius (the other, by John Major or Mair, was published in 1521). Following an early education in Dundee, Boece, like so many of his countrymen, proceeded to Paris, then the most frequented university in Europe, and became a regent or professor there, probably from 1492 to 1498. Among his friends and contemporaries in the college were Erasmus, "the splendour and ornament of our age," and John Major or Mair: among their pupils were John Knox and George Buchanan, both of whom brought the new learning back to Scotland with them. Boece's friendship with the great scholar-bishop William Elphinstone led to his appointment as the first principal of King's College Aberdeen. In contrast to Mair, "Boece...was probably more typical of European, as well as Scottish, scholarship in the early sixteenth century. A work long on rhetorical flourishes and very short on either hard evidence or accuracy, his History of Scotland...was to be much more influential [than Mair's] in its own day." (Oxford Companion to Scottish History) It was "related in a style which the admirers of Boece compared to Livy, and followed the model of...the great Roman historian in sacrificing accuracy to a flowing narrative adapted to the public for whom it was written. This accounts for its rapid popularity.... In 1577 it was done into English for Holinshead's chronicles by William Harrison.... In the next generation, Buchanan, not unwilling to cavil at Boece, used his history as material for his own more elaborate work." (DNB)

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        I DISCORSI DI M. PIETRO ANDREA MATTHIOLI SANESE, MEDICO CESAREO... NELLI SEI LIBRI Di Pedacio Dioscoride Anazarbeo della materia Medicinale... In Venetia Appresso Vincenzo Valgrisi 1568.

      5 voll, pregevole ril. carton. con solida cust., dorso e angoli in pelle, nerv. al dorso, cm 35x25, pp compless. 1527, per il Quinto e Sesti Libro alla normale numeraz. seguono cc. 100 nn. con testo ed illustraz.

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        Agri Cremonensis Typus.

      Hand colored, double-page engraved map, 345 x 495 mm (14" x 20"), Latin text on verso. Wide margins, some soiling in margins, a little darkening at fold, tear at fold at bottom margin; otherwise very good with strong impression. Ortelius (1527-1598) is typically viewed as the creator of the modern atlas. He started his career as a map-engraver around 1547, and by 1570 he published the first edition of his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (Atlas of the Whole World), which included seventy maps, many engraved by Frans Hogenberg. This map is colorful impression of the Cremona section of Italy, Italy, and it was probably published in 1612, although date on the map indicates 1579. Bagrow: History of Cartography p.179. # 101238.

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        DICTIONARIVM CHALDAICUM

      Basel: Johann Froben, 1527. FIRST EDITION. 210 x 152 mm (8 1/4 x 6"). 4 p.l., 434 pp., [1] leaf (blank on recto, with printer's device on verso). Attractive gilt-decorated vellum over stiff boards, ca. 1800, by Jullion (with his ticket at front), covers framed by a chain of gilt leaves, flat spine with compartments featuring fleurons and stylized floral ornaments, turn-ins delicately gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. Engraved title page framed with cupids and signed by Hans Holbein, historiated initial with Cupid, publisher's device on colophon page. First and last leaf with embossed seal, and front pastedown with matching bookplate, of the Rochester Theological Seminary Library. Adams M-1920; STC German, p. 633; Graesse IV, 623. Binding a bit splayed, vellum a bit soiled, spine gilt a little muted, one leaf with three small repairs at fore edge (apparently done before binding), a small handful of leaves (including title) with slight marginal browning and trivial soiling, but still quite an attractive copy, the decorative binding completely sound, the text very fresh and clean, and the margins especially ample. This is the first printed lexicon of the language that in Münster's day was known as Chaldean--that is, Aramaic--the language that Christ spoke and that was used for parts of the biblical books of Ezra and Daniel. It was also used as early as the first century for a translation or paraphrase of a portion of the Old Testament called the Targum, since Aramaic had for some while replaced Hebrew as the everyday spoken language of the Jews. Aramaic is also used for sections of the Talmud, which preserves rabbinic interpretations of Old Testament traditions, and Münster comments on the title page that his aim is to help scholars understand rabbinic commentaries. In our text, the word is given in Aramaic first, and then translated and explained in Latin. The geographer, mathematician, and Hebraist Münster (1489-1552) is best known for his monumental work, "Cosmographey," characterized by Britannica as "a supreme effort of geographical study and literature in the Reformation period." Educated at Tübingen, Münster, a former Franciscan friar who fell under the influence of Luther, left his monastery to teach Hebrew at the University of Basel. His studies of the Aramaic and Hebrew languages typify the desire of Reformation scholars to uncover the most authentic texts and traditions of the apostolic age. Our binder is described on his ticket as binder to the Duke of Gloucester, but he seems not to be mentioned in any of the usually reliable reference works. This is a rare book: ABPC lists seven copies at auction since 1975, just two of those in the last 16 years (and only one of the seven a decent copy, which sold at Swann in 1991 for a hammer price of $4,200).

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        Italy Genealogy Plate Book

      A huge, beautiful production, with some of the illustrations, maps and human figurers, and all of the armorials, hand-colored and heightened with liquid gold; all of the pages, whether single or double leaves, are tipped to guards; all leaves folio size, 18" x 13" approximate and most are double page, twice the size given above; consisting of the genealogical family trees with details of marriage and notable achievements, of important Italian Royal families; the first leaf of the genealogy depicts the coat of arms of the family, in color and occasionally heightened in gold, including: Rossi Di Parma (4) double leaves, followed by 1 plate page depicting 'Monumento eretto nella chiesa della Steccata di Parma a Bertrando di Troilo Rossi ucciso a Valmontone nel 1527'., Bramati engraving after Sottili; Sanvitale di Parma (3) double leaves, followed by 1 plate page of 'Medaglie dell famiglia Sanvitale', (please note that it seems fairly certain that all medals and coinage described in this volume are given to actual size, depicting front and back designs, an important reference point) engraved by Bordiga; Scaligeri di Verona (4) double leaves of genealogical text, a few small medals illustrated, followed by another double page of text, with an acquatint of Cimitero di S. Maria Antica in Verona, Bonati insc. after Cattaneo, with a plan of the location above, followed by a double-page plate in color of Cangrande I, II, Cansignorio 'Ritratti nella Gelleria di Belvedere in Vienna gia in quella di Ambras in Tirolo', Pedgraglio inc., the other half of the plate being 'Mastino della Scala e Taddea da Carrara sua Moglie in S. Anastasia di Verona' , with inscription surround and smaller colored illustration above, followed by a double-page plate of 'Ubertino prior della Scala nel Chiostro di S. Zeno' & 'Tombe nel Cimitero' giving details of scale and architecture, by Borde e Cattaneo dis. ed. inc (followed by) another dbl. plate of 'Tombe..." with further detail; 'Cangrande ' (double plate), Cansignorio (double plate) Bramati e Castelllini incisero; another Cansignorio (double plate), Borde e Castellini; a double plate of the figures of the Cansignorio, Sigismond, Georgius, etc; and of the 'Statue e Cancello del Cimitero' again by Borde e Cattaneo; three double plate pages detailing the Mastino II by Castelline e Caporali, Borde Pagani e Cattaneo, and including the Tombe nel Cimitero; next is the family Attendolo di Cotignola in Romagna (Questa famiglia, detta poi Sforza...) with 6 double page genealogical tables, followed by 3 double-pages of medallions - 'Cenni Sulle Medgaglie e Sulle Monete' by Benedetto Bordiga (note: the medallions are given explanatory tables, usually to the right of the illustration); next is a double-page hand-colored map 'Il Ducato di Milano Nella sua Maggiore Estensione Al Tempo de' Duchi Sforza' , G.B. Bordiga inc.; followed by 'Del Monumento' Barioli after G. Moraglia with details of ornamentation, (with) 'Monumento del Cardin: Ascanio Sforza nella Chiesa di S. M. Del Popolo in Roma', Durelli after G. Moraglia; (followed by) Bignoli after Bertoluzzi's 'Monumento di Sforzino Sforza esistente nella Chiesa della Steccata in Parma, lavero di Giov. Franco de Grate scultore Parmigiano' and Bignoli again the 'Monumento di Bona Sforza Duchessa di Bri Regina di Polonia...', with a following double-plate of details by Durelli and Cavoni after G. Movaglia; followed by 3 single page plates of Monuments, by Bramati, of 'Monumento di Carlo detto il B. Gabriele Sforza...", "...Isabelle Sforza..." & 'Basserilievo nel sepoloro di S. Pio V. nella Basilica di S. M. Maggiore in Roma...', Altini inc.; a plate depicting 'Statue di Lodovico il Moro e Beatrice d'Este...', by Bigneli; Simonetta di Calabria family, 2 double genealogy plates, followed by a single page portrait of "Cichus Simonetta" C. Bord after C. Avienti; Trinci di Foligno family, one double page plate; Trivulzio di Milano family, 4 double page gen. plates, followed by a page of medals and a color-illustrated portrait page by Bramati, of prominent Trivulzio family patriarchs and two double pages of the sepulchral monuments of the family in Milano, Bordiga after Bramati and Locatelli after Bramati; Valori Di Firenze family, 2 gen. double pages, followed by a partially colored portrait and monument single-plate of Niccolo Valori and the 'Monumento di Franco Vaolori...' Pedraglio after Beroaldi; the Dal Verme di Verona family, 4 double page gen. tree pages, followed by a 'Monumento ad Iacopo dal Verme in S. Eufemia di Verona, architectural details, Bramati after Adolfo Bernardi, followed by a single-sheet color map of the "Feudi Vermensi nelle Langhe Transpadane"; the family of the Visconti di Milano, a huge compendium with 20 full double pages of family genealogical information, followed by a beautiful fully colored plate of the "Bruzio Visconti da un codice miniato presso la famiglia Archinto in Milano" by Bramati, followed by a partially-colored page, very dramatically presented by Pagani after Borde, of "Bianca Visconti e Francesca Sforza suo sposo da un quadro di Giulio Campi nella chiesa di S.Sigismondo presso Cremona", with what seems to be four apostles blessing the union, in the background; followed by a double colored plate page, illustrating in elaborate and fantastically ornate costumery the presentation of the model of a new basilica or church, art by Biasioli after Borde, depicting Filippo, Giangaleazzo, Giovanni, Gabriele "Giangaleazzo Visconti circondato dai figli presenta il modello della Certosa di Pavia alla B. Vergine Dipinto a fresco di Bmeo Suardi detto il Bramantino in una delle absidi del Braccio minore di quella chiesa"; followed by a double plate of medallions by Mellini; and 8 double pages of architectural renderings of various Visconti di Milano churches and monuments, interiors and exteriors, sepulchral details, and two additional double pages of medallions and coinage by Borde; the Visconti gia Aicardi di Milano family, two double page genealogies, with a few medallions illustrated; and the Vitelli di Citta di Castello, 4 double page plates of genealogy; no title page, publisher or date; possibly by Giusti; the lettering style has some close similarity to that of Bodoni, who may have influenced this typography; very finely printed on heavy stock, chain laid paper, with what appears to be a crowned eagle and letters G F A as watermark on several leaves; our speculation is that this is one volume only of a much larger work on all Italian royalty and genealogy; last date that we can determine in the book is circa 1825 or so; with the squirrel-illustrated small bookplate of Charles Carroll Lee on the front endpaper; bound in paper-covered boards, detached, no spine covering; occasional faint discoloration at base of leaves, not obtrusive and not intruding on imagery or plates; an elaborate, beautiful production and worthy of further research; given the size and weight of the volume, special shipping arrangements will be necessary.. Hard Cover. Good.

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        Horae in laudem beatissime virginis Marie. Secundum consuetudinem ecclesiae parisiensis

      Paris: Simon du Bois for Geoffrey Tory, 1527. Octavo. 140ff. With twelve woodcut illustrations from thirteen blocks, Tory's "pot cassé" device on title page and colophon, and each page with a four-piece border in twenty-six distinct combinations. The lower blocks of several borders feature coats of arms, including those of the king, François I; his mother, Louise of Savoy; Henri d'Albret, the King of Navarre; and d'Albret's queen, the sister of François. Text in lettre bâtarde, printed in red and black. With Almanac for 1528-1548. Bound in eighteenth-century crimson morocco with triple gilt rules on both panels, gilt turn-ins, flat spine gilt in four compartments, with two green morocco lettering pieces. Few light stains to both panels, some light rubbing to corners and outer hinges. A.e.g. Housed in a modern morocco-backed folding case. With the monogram stamp of noted Prussian collector Karl Ferdinand Friedrich von Nagler on bottom title-page margin. Leather booklabel of Paul Harth on front pastedown. & & This Book of Hours by Tory is significant on a number of levels, foremost in that it represents his first use of a set of borders, known as "moderne." These differ completely from those used in Tory's Roman Book of Hours, printed two years earlier by Simon de Colines. These borders, which feature detached flora and fauna mainly in outline, complement the outlined woodcuts, which offer another unusual feature of the edition. The format has led to the suggestion that they were intended to be filled in by an illuminator. Of the woodcuts themselves, Tory's use of a two-page spread to depict the Annunciation, which achieves the effect of the angel facing Mary from the opposite page, is an unusual and noteworthy treatment. Much has been written about the king in the Adoration of the Magi and the crow and horse in the Triumph of Death, each figure appearing fully inked rather than in outline: Mortimer notes that "(t)his particular technique represents a departure from the line-for-line transfer of a preliminary drawing into an exploration of the creative possibilities of the woodblock itself." Ultimately, the importance of Tory's French Book of Hours is that it exemplifies a more innovative approach to the incorporation of Italian Renaissance printing techniques in France. & & Small stain on title and colophon leaves, repaired fore-edge tear to three leaves, otherwise bright and crisp, with strong impressions.

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        Poloniae, Lituaniaeq. Descriptio.

      Poloniae, Lituaniaeq. Descriptio.Beautiful Ortelius map of Poland, Lithuania and Russia. Striking, vibrant, original color. An ornamental title cartouche is in the lower left corner, and a charming illustration of a horse-drawn sled is depicted in the lower right region of the map. Striking, brilliant color.Abraham Ortelius  (1527 - 1598) was a Flemish cartographer and geographer whom is celebrated as the creator of the first modern atlas, the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (Theatre of the World). After studying Greek, Latin, and mathematics, Ortelius went into business with his sister as a book dealer and "printer of maps."  Ortelius' work, the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, was the first uniformly sized, systematic collection of maps; this work can therefore be called the first atlas (although the term was not used until 20 years later by Mercator).  Elegantly engraved by Frans Hogenberg, the work contained 70 maps on 53 leaves.  In the following years, five supplements were added.  Originally issued in 1570, four editions of the Theatrum were published the first year; it was to be reissued in 42 editions overall, until 1612, with 5 supplements and text in Latin, Dutch, German, French, Spanish, Italian and English.ORTELIUS, A.Antwerp, 1578431 x  540 mmOriginal color Excellent condition; very minor discoloration in paper margins.

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        IL DECAMERONE, NUOVAMENTE CORRETTO E CON DILIGENTIA STAMPATO.

      In-8 p. (mm. 228x150), lussuosa legat. in p. pelle settecentesca, ricchiss. decoraz. dorata entro cornice ai piatti, dorso a cordoni con fregi e tit. oro, tagli dorati, 7 c.nn., 284 cc.num. Questa edizione è in realtà una "contraffazione" o piu' precisamente una ristampa - fatta a Venezia da Pasinello nel 1729 in soli 300 esempl. - della celebre ediz. del 1527 detta anche "Ventisettana", che servi' di base per tutte le ristampe del "Decamerone" fino al 1761, quando si pubblicò il testo del Mannelli. Cfr. Gamba,172 - Parenti "Diz. dei luoghi di stampa, falsi", p. 87 - Graesse,I,449 - Brunet,I,999 - Bacchi della Lega, p. 36 (con la segnalazione degli errori per poter distinguere la contraffazione). Fresco esemplare, molto ben conservato.

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        In quatuor Euangela ennarationes, diligenter recognitae. Ioanne Oelampadio interprete.

      Basel, Andrea Crantander, 1527. Small folio. Bound in a black half calf with gilt back (ab. 1850). A bit of wear to extremities. Internally a bit of faint dampstaining to upper margin some leaves. Last couple of quires with heavier dampstaining, mainly to margins, rarely affecting text. One leaf with a crude repair to upper margin, not affecting tect. Last two leaves with dampstaining to text-part as well. Magnificent, very elaborated metalcut title-page border (with Christ as Intercessor before God the Father, the Four Symbols of the Evangelists and the Mission of the Apostles), elegant and beautiful metalcut border to first leaf of text, beautiful metalcut initials throughout and a few beautiful metalcut vignettes, all designed by Holbein and executed by Faber - the first border is signed "IF" by Faber in the plate. F. (1), (9 ff. - Index), ff. 2-221, (1 f. - colophon).. The fourth issue of the beautiful and rare Basel-Cratander-edition of Theophylactos' "Evangelia Ennarationes" ("Commentaries on the Four Gospels") in the Latin version by Johannes Oelampadio.The work is most excellently printed by Cratander in Basel, and the many metal-cut initials as well as the two metalcut borders (most beautiful and outstanding is the first, depicting Christ as Intercessor before God the Father, the Four Symbols of the Evangelists and the Mission of the Apostles) are executed after drawings by Hans Holbein the younger by the famous engraver and block-cutter Jacob Faber or Master IF, as he is known due to the monogram with which he signed his prints. Faber, or Jecques Lefèvre (not to be confused with the Renaissance humanist d'ètaples) which was probably his original French name, was a highly important block-cutter of both woodcuts and metalcuts as well as engraver, designer of decorative prints, such as initials and borders, and publisher. He was active in Basel and later in France in the period 1516-1550. He is most famous for the beautiful metal-cut title-page borders and book illustrations that he made to the designs of Hans Holbein the Younger, whom he worked closely with, in Basel in the 1520'ies.It is very likely that Faber is the executer of the very fist metalcut produced in Basel, as he was working for Froben at the time of its production, in 1518; in any case, Faber became Froben's main cutter in metal very early on. During the 1520'ies, Faber began working together with Hans Holbein the Younger, creating metalcuts made after his designs. In the very beginning, the technique was not very elaborated, and the earliest of these metal-cuts are a bit crude. However, Faber's technique quickly improved, presumably because of Holbein's growing interest in this technique and Faber's work, which meant that he began working with him, instead of merely handing over his designs. The Theophylactos "title-page border with Christ as Intercessor before God the Father, the Four Symbols of the Evangelists and the Mission of the Apostles" is made at the height of this magnificent collaboration and stands as a prime example of the metal-cut technique of the 1520'ies as well as the crowning achievement of the two artists, as it also represents the last metalcut that Faber executed for Holbeing in Basel (the metal-plate was made in 1523). At this time, Faber might well also have been influenced in his progress by the arrival in Basel in 1522 of the very skilled woodcutter Hans Lützelburger, who came with high technical and artistic standards.With the perfection of the metalcut-technique, Faber also influenced many other of the excellent woodcutters and engavers of the period, challenging them to refine their technique and spreading the use of the metalcut, which he had proven to possess an advantage over the woodcut, where the wood would sometimes break in the small, fine lines. The now renowned work "Title Page Border with Christ as Intercessor before God the Father, the Four Symbols of the Evangelists and the Mission of the Apostles" was first used in the Basel-Cratander-edition of Oecolampadio's Latin version of Theophylactos' "In quator Evangelia enarrationes". This work was originally published in 1522, and it was reproduced in 1524, 1525 and 1527, bearing witness to its great popularity. Theophylactos was a Greek archbishop of Ohrid and commentator on the Bible. He was presumably born at Euripus, in Euboea, about the middle of the 11th century. He became a deacon at Constantinople, attained a high reputation as a scholar, and became the tutor of Constantine Ducas, son of the Emperor Michael VII. Around 1078 he went to Bulgaria and became archbishop of Achrida (or Ohrid). Here he produced several works of very high standard that became of influence throughout Europe, especially in the Renaissance, when his works were printed, in both Latin and Greek. One of his most important works is his commentaries on the four Gospels. His commentaries are largely based on those of Chrysostomos, but they are of great importance due to appositeness, sobriety, accuracy and judiciousness, because of which they came to influence much religious writing and thought.Graesse, VII:128

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