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         M. V. Martialis Epigrammatom libri 14 summa diligentia castigati.

      (Rücken fachmännisch erneuert, Ecken restauriert und einige der äußeren Linien teilweise unauffällig nachvergoldet, Vorderdeckel mit kleinem dunklen Fleck sonst wohlerhalten, innen minimal gebräunt) Wasserzeichen: Gegenmarke "b" mit einem Kreuz darüber. Titel in architektonischem Holzschnittrahmen, kleine Holzschnittinitialen. Text rot regliert. Handgefertigter naturbrauner Kalbledereinband der Zeit (122 x 77 x 22 mm) auf vier Doppelbünden aus weißem Leder und Pappdeckeln. Die Deckel reich vergoldet: Zwei mit dunkler Farbe gefüllte und durch vergoldete Linien abgesetzte Randrahmen umschließen einen inneren Rahmen derselben Art, der mit einem gleichgestalteten Rhombus verflochten ist. Darinnen ein ebenfalls mit dunkler Farbe gefülltes, aus Kurven und einem viermal wiederholtem fleuralem Einzelstempel (Nixon: "Bookbindings from the Library of Jean Grolier". Tafel C, Claude de Picques, Nr. 6) zusammengesetztes Ornament mittig ein endloser Knoten (Nr. 14), darüber und darunter je ein Stern (Nr. 9). Die vier Ecken zwischen innerem und äußerem Rahmen mit je einem nach außen weisendem fleuralem Stempel (Nr. 1) gefüllt, daneben insgesamt acht kleinere fleurale Stempel (Nr. 12**). Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung, Goldschnitt. Rücken fachmännisch erneuert und den Originalrücken kopierend mit Linienvergoldung auf den Bünden versehen, die Rückenfelder mit Randrahmen aus goldgeprägten Linien sowie mittig je mit einem kleinen Rosettenstempel. Schwarze, mit mattgelbem Samt gefütterte Halbmaroquin-Kassette mit vier erhabenen Bünden auf dem leicht gerundetem Rückenteil und goldgeprägtem Titel auf zweitem und viertem Feld sowie am Fuß Ort und Jahr, signiert innen mit Schildchen: "James Brockman, Oxford".Nachdruck der Aldine, erstmals 1528 bei Colinaeus erschienen. Schöner, präziser Druck in Kursiv vor dem Binden von Hand sauber regliert. Der früher mit Claude de Picques identifizierte Buchbinder ("entrelac binder" Michon's "l'atelier des reliures à entrelacs géometriques" bzw. Dr. Schunke's "Klassischer Meister"), der die Mehrzahl der Bände für die Bibliothek von Jean Grolier band, wird seit der Entdeckung dreier Verträge durch Mme Parent-Charon und der Veröffentlichung von Anthony Hobson als der Pariser Vertreter des venezianischen Aldus-Verlages, der Buchhändler und Buchbinder Jean Picard, "marchand libraire et relieur de livres" (Hobson: Humanists and Bookbinders, p. 267), identifiziert, der zwischen den Jahren 1540 und 1543 Grolier mit der erstaunlichen Anzahl von ca. 214 Bänden in vergoldeten Einbänden belieferte, von denen etwa 127 Aldinen beinhalteten (Hobson, op.cit., p. 268). "Picard's bindings with solid tools for Grolier are celebrated for their increasingly complex and varied patterns of interlaced fillets. (...) Jean Picard was a binder of supreme talent (...)" Hobson, op. cit., pp. 296 & 270. Doch leider kein guter Geschäftsmann, so daß er seiner Schulden wegen Paris 1547 verlassen mußte.Provenienz: Besitzeintrag auf vorderem zweitem fliegendem Vorsatz: "J.G.V. Porter. Hanow on the Hill Bought at Paris Dec 15. 1834 for 1 1/2 francs". Schönes Exemplar in einem durch die verwendeten Stempel eindeutig Groliers Entrelac-Buchbinder, i.e. Jean Picard, zuzuweisendem zeitgenössischem Meistereinband.Contemporary brown calf over pasteboards, four raised bands. Covers richly gilt to a harmonious strapwork design of two outer frames and a central panel interlacing with a rhombus, all formed by double gilt fillets with interstices painted dark-brown. In the central panel a gilt tooled design of four floral tools (Nixon: "Bookbindings from the Library of Jean Grolier". Plate C, Claude de Picques, 6) with dark-brown painted ground, in the centre a gilt knotwork (14), above and below a star (9). In the corners between the outer frames and the inner panel four gilt floral tools (1), and between them eight small tolls (12**). Skillfully rebacked copying the original spine, the compartments outlined with single gilt fillets. Outer fillets on covers partly renewed. Preserved in a black quarter morocco folding-case, spine gilt with title, by James Brockman of Oxford. A delightful Parisian binding bound by Grolier's 'Entrelac-Binder' Jean Picard. From the library of J.G.V. Porter, Hanow on the Hill, with his ownership entry on the upper fly-leaf, dated 1834.Martial's 'Epigrams' are printed in an elegant italic, title with architectonical border woodcut, text ruled in red. Martial came to Rome from Spain during the first century c.e. His 'Epigramms' are rich in imagination, felicity of language and remain an invaluable portrait of Roman social life during the first century c.e. - Adams M699 - BM STC 304 - Graesse IV,423 - Schweiger II,ii,595. Cf. Simon: Bacchica I, pp. 47-48. - RFM - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage.

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         Ein New Mandat Koniglicher Maiestat zu Hungarn un[d] Behem an alle Herrn un[d] Stende Ober und Nider Schlesien, und bayder Laußnitz, die sachen des glaubens betreffendt. Dresden, Wolfgang Stöckel 1529. 4°. 7 nn. Bll., 1 w. Bl., mit breiter Holzschnitt-Titelbordüre, mod. Hprgt.

      - VD16 ZV 16104.- Sehr seltener Befehl zu Glaubensfragen und zum Umgang mit reformatorischen Schriften in Schlesien und in der Lausitz, "gegeben auf Wentzels Burg in unserm küniglichen Schloss zu Prag, den ersten tag Augusti" 1528. ". Weil durch den Truckh, der Lutheranichen, Carolstattischen, Zwinglischen, Ecolampadischen, und ander ketzerische bücher der Newen secten vilfeltig widderwertig, und schier souil glauben, als menschen eingefurt . Ist unser ernstlicher will, und mainung, das hinfür dieselben, odder dergleichen Büecher, Tractetlen, welche dann bißher auf anfang und ursach unerhörtes ubels gewesen, in kainem ort, gedruckt, gekaufft, verkaufft, verschenckt, gelesen, oder gehalten, Sondern vo(n) stundan one weyther verzug, bey unnser schweren straff und ungnad, verprent werden sollen ." - Ferdinand I., Erzherzog von Österreich (1503-1564, ab 1558 Kaiser des Heiligen Römischen Reiches), wurde 1526 zum König von Böhmen gewählt und am 24. Februar 1527 gekrönt. Damit fiel auch die böhmische Kurwürde an das Haus Habsburg; Schlesien, Mähren und die beiden Lausitzen kamen unter seine Regentschaft.- Gleichmäßig etw. gebräunt und gering fleckig, winzige Wurmspur.

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         De Asse et partibus eius libri quinque, Gulielmi Budaei Parisiensis a secretis Regis Franciae

      Joanis Soteris 1528 - 1528. Coloniae. 1 volume. In-8º, 16cm. [32]+679+[8] páginas. Enc. Ensaio sobre o sistema monetário dos romanos, que constitui o principal título do humanista Gullaume Budé. Encadernação da época em pergaminho. Pequena falha nas 3 primeiras folhas. Muito bom estado. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Il Libro del Cortegiano.

      Venice, Aldus & Andrea d’Asola, April 1528. - Folio. (310 x 215mm). [122] leaves. Roman letter. With Aldine anchor device on title and verso of last leaf. 17th century red morocco, gilt, a few stains, backstrip decorated in gilt with title label, ends of spine neatly restored; edges gilt. First edition of one of the most influential books of the Italian Renaissance. Count Baldassare Castiglione (1478-1529) impressed contemporaries with his concept of the ‘courtier’, an idealized version of the valiant mediaeval knight, loyal to his feudal lord, but with the added accomplishments of good manners, polite speech, and an appreciation of poetry and music. Written 1513 to 1518, the author relates an imaginary intellectual contest witnessed on four successive evenings in 1507 at the refined court of Urbino of Guidobaldo da Montefeltre under the direction of the duchess Elisabetta Gonzaga joined by Cardinal Bibiena, Cesare de Medici, and Pietro Aretino. Among subjects discussed are relations between prince and courtier, music, art, horsemanship (‘I would hope that our Courtier is a perfect horseman in every kind of saddle’), forms of government, rules for a lady’s conduct, and platonic love as interpreted by Cardinal Bembo. In 1512 Castiglione became ducal ambassador to the papal court, in 1524 he was appointed papal nuncio to Madrid. ‘The book was translated into most European languages between 1528 and 1616 one hundred and eight editions were published traces of it can be found in Don Quixote, and . Corneille’s conception of character In 1561 Sir Thomas Hoby published an English translation which became one of the most popular books of the Elizabethan age. Its influence can be seen in Shakespeare – particularly Polonius - , Spencer, Ben Jonson, Sir Philip Sidney and Robert Burton, and later in Shelley’s 'Hymn to Intellectual Beauty.’('Printing and the Mind of Man', no 59); Adams C-924; Index Aureliensis 133.563; Renouard 105.3. A wide-margined copy in good condition; title with traces of early writing in tailend margin. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Confirmación de los privileges que los Reyes Católicos hicieron en favor de don Cristóbal Colón en la capitulación firmada en Santa Fe en el año 1492. fechada en Burgos, 23 de abril de 1497.

      Valladolid, c1528]., [Lazaro Salvago, - Columbus strikes a deal Folio (300 by 210mm), 4pp., continuous line, headed by five lines only outlined by a capital letter "E" of casts, with a capital letter engraved with illustrations of acanthus sheets, gothic type 98 mm/20 lines. The sole surviving example of the first printed version of "The Capitulations of Santa Fe" from the Fundaçion Casa d'Alba. The Santa Fe Capitulations is a Royal Chancery document containing the Capitulations Christopher Columbus signed with the monarchs Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile in Santa Fe de la Vega on 17 April 1492, a few months after the capture of Granada. The Capitulations lay down the conditions under which Columbus was to set off on his first voyage, which involved the discovery of America in the same year. The Capitulations grant Columbus the titles of Admiral of the Ocean Sea, Viceroy, Governor-General and honorific Don of the Indies, and also ten percent of all riches to be obtained from his intended voyage. The agreement took three months to prepare, and was finally sealed at the Santa Fe encampment, on the outskirts of a besieged Granada. The original manuscript has not survived. The earliest surviving manuscript copy is contained in the confirmations issued by the Crown in Barcelona in 1493. The present work is the only known example of the first printed version of the document. Until 2014 it was thought to have been an example of a 1497 printing. However, recent research on the typography of the work by Mercedes Fernández Valladares at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid has revealed that the printer is almost certainly one Lazaro Salvago in Valladolid, and the date of publication c.1528. Ms Fernández Valladares comes to the sensible conclusion that its printing therefore relates to the so-called Pleitos colombinos ("Columbus lawsuits"). The Pleitos colombinos were a long series of lawsuits that the heirs of Christopher Columbus brought against the Crown of Castile and León in defense of the privileges obtained by Columbus for his discoveries in the New World. Most of these took place between 1508 and 1536. After his third voyage Columbus was arrested and stripped of many of his titles and power following complaints of poor governance by Spaniards returning from America. Upon his death in 1506, he was succeeded as Admiral of the Indies by his oldest son Diego. In 1508, King Ferdinand in his capacity as regent of Castile, gave Diego Colón the additional office of Governor of the Indies, "for the time my mercy and will would have it". Diego Colón held that this meant "in perpetuity" and initiated a lawsuit against the Crown. In 1511 the first verdict was given, in Seville. The judges recognized for the line of Columbus the position of viceroys in perpetuity and the right to ten percent of the benefits obtained from the Indies. Neither party was satisfied, and both sides appealed. In 1524 Diego Colón was deposed from his position as governor, and instituted a new suit against the Crown. He died two years later, but his widow continued the suit in the name of their son Luis, a minor at the time. The primary representative of the family at this time, if not the one with the standing for the suit, was Diego's brother, Hernando Colón. A verdict given in Valladolid 25 June 1527 declared the previous verdicts annulled, and ordered a new trial. It is, presumably, in relation to this trial that the present work was produced. It is likely that any prior attempt to print 'The Capitulations' would have been suppressed by the Crown. The new royal prosecutor attempted to demonstrate that the discovery of the West Indies had principally been achieved thanks to Martín Alonso Pinzón and not Columbus. He called as witnesses surviving members of the crew of the first voyage to America. Two verdicts were given: in la de Dueñas (1534) and Madrid (1535) but both were appealed. Both parties finally submitted to arbitration. On 28 June 1536 the following arbitration was agreed: the [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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         Basilii Magni, et Gregorii Nazanzeni, Theologorum, Epistolae Grecae, nunquam antea editae. Opus plane sanctum, et Theologicum. [Vorwort Lateinisch, Text Griechisch].

      Haganoae per Iohan.Sec. / Hagenau: Johann Setzer 1528 184 Blatt; Lagenzählung: A-Z 8. Ganzleder der Zeit mit Blindprägung, Klein-Oktav, 16,2 x 10,5 cm. (Rücken erneuert, Fehlstellen in Deckelbezügen fachmännisch hinterlegt, Leder beschabt und rissig, Schnitt gebräunt und leicht fleckig, Marginalien von zeitgenössischer Hand auf den ersten Seiten, Eselsohren, vereinzelt leichter Feuchtigkeitsrand) Das letzte Blatt mit der Druckermarke fehlt, es wurde ersetzt durch ein hervorragendes Faksimile auf altem Papier, der Unterschied zum Original ist kaum festzustellen. Sonst ist das Buch vollständig.Editio princeps des Briefwechsels der Kirchenväter Basilius von Cäsarea und Gregor von Nazianz. \"Basilius von Caesarea (geb. um 330 in Caesarea, Kappadokien; gest. 1. Januar 379 ebenda) war schon zu Lebzeiten als Basilius der Große bekannt. Er war als Asket, Bischof und Kirchenlehrer eine der herausragenden Gestalten im Christentum des 4. Jahrhunderts und zählt zu den bedeutendsten Gestalten der Kirche überhaupt. Er, sein Bruder Gregor von Nyssa und ihr gemeinsamer Freund Gregor von Nazianz werden als die drei kappadokischen Kirchenväter bezeichnet. Zusammen mit Gregor von Nazianz und Johannes Chrysostomos ist er einer der drei heiligen Hierarchen.\"\"Gregor von Nazianz, auch Gregorius von Nazianzus, (geb. um 329 in Arianzos bei Nazianz (östl. von Aksaray) in Kappadokien; gest. 25. Januar 390 ebenda), war Bischof von Sasima (heute das Titularbistum Sasima) in Kappadokien, dem heutigen Çavdarli, kurzzeitig Metropolit von Konstantinopel und mit Basilius dem Großen und dessen Bruder Gregor von Nyssa einer der drei kappadokischen Väter, die auch als das kappadokische Dreigestirn bezeichnet werden. Alle drei prägten die Theologie des 4. Jahrhunderts mit der Ausarbeitung der Lehre von der Trinität entscheidend. Er ist einer der vier großen griechischen Kirchenlehrer der Alten Kirche und einer von nur drei Kirchenvätern, denen offiziell der Titel der Theologe verliehen wurde.\" (Wikipedia).Im Vorwort vom Herausgeber Vincentius Obsopoeus wird das Buch dem Humanisten Willibald Pirckheimer gewidmet, dessen Kreis Obsopoeus angehörte. Dieser (auch Opsopäus oder Obsopaeus geschrieben) stammte aus Bayern, war Sohn eines Koches, lebte seit 1528 in Nürnberg, seit 1529 in Ansbach und wurde 1548 Rector in Ansbach, wo er das Gymnasium gründete. Er hat zahlreiche Schriften zur Verbreitung von Luthers Lehren und scherzhafte lateinische Gedichte verfaßt, sowie mehrere griechische Schriftsteller ins Lateinische übertragen. (vgl. NDB nach der Onlinefassung).Der Drucker Johannes Setzer, auch Secerius, (geb. in Lauchheim, gest. 1532) ist als gelehrter Buchdrucker in Hagenau im Elsass von 1523 bis 1532 nachzuweisen. Er druckte fast ausschließlich Werke des Humanismus und der Reformation. (vgl. ADB).Auf dem Vorsatz finden sich zeitgenössische Marginalien in Latein und Griechisch, die wir nicht entziffern können, die Marginalien im Text sind von gleicher Hand. Deutlich zu lesen ist die Jahreszahl 1538 und der Besitzvermerk \"Gryphius\". Für den deutschen Barockdichter ist der Eintrag 100 Jahre zu früh, aber wir konnten für das 16. Jahrhundert Sebastian Gryphius als Drucker in Lyon nachweisen (der auch griechische Texte druckte) oder dessen gleichnamigen Neffen als Drucker in Venedig.VD16: B 688;- Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung [Kirchenvater]

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         De bello Peloponnesiaco libri octo: ab Laurentio Vallensi translati, and a doctissimis viris cum grecis collati.Parisiis, venundantur Ioanni Parvo and Iodoco Badio ascensio, 1528.

      Parisiis, venundantur Ioanni Parvo and Iodoco Badio ascensio 1528 - Cm. 33,5,cc. (8) xcvi. Con magnifico frontespizio xilografico e numerosi bellissimi capilettera. Legatura antica in piena pergamena rigida. Antiche annotazioni di possesso al frontespizio; macchietta al margine superiore di alcune carte iniziali e finali, aloni sparsi perlopiù lievi e marginali, peraltro nel complesso buon esemplare. Tucidide (460 a.C. ca. - dopo il 399 a.C.), storico ateniese, fu anche militare e filosofo politico. La Guerra del Peloponneso è considerato il suo capolavoro storiografico. L'Autore descrive, con criteri storiografici rigorosi per l'epoca, un minuzioso resoconto della guerra tra Sparta e Atene intercorsa tra il 431 e il 404 a.C., nonché la descrizione della sventurata spedizione ateniese in Sicilia del 415 a.C. che portò alla distruzione della flotta a Siracusa. La traduzione latina si deve al grande umanista romano Lorenzo Valla (1407-1457). Rara e prestigiosa edizione parigina (Jean Petit) sconosciuta a Brunet e Graesse. Cfr. Kvk. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Hispaniae novae sive magnae, recens et vera descriptio 1595

      Artist: Bry de Theodor Dietrich ( - 1598) Frankfurt aM; issued in: Frankfurt on Main; date: ca 1595 1528 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Right and left margin replaced, 3 cm missing part of lower margin perfectly replaced; - size (in cm): 33 x 43; - description: Map depicts New Mexico in the year of 1595. ;Map of the west coast of Mexico. Cartographic elements include location of settlements, lakes, and rivers, degrees of latitude and longitude, some topographical details. Decorative elements include native Americans, some wearing feathered capes, bufallos, parrot, bows, arrows, men in canoe or boat, ships, and spears. Cartouche includes images of idols or spirits, birds eating fruit, and feathered ornaments. De Bry?s Grand Voyages, an illustrated collection of accounts of the Americas, defined the early European picture of the New World.; -vita of the artist: Bry De,Theodorus (1528-1598) Frankfurt a.M. Around 1570, Theodorus de Bry, a Protestant, fled religious persecution south to Strasbourg, along the west bank of the Rhine. In 1577, he moved to Antwerp in the Duchy of Brabant, which was part of the Spanish Netherlands or Southern Netherlands and Low Countries of that time (16th Century), where he further developed and used his skills as a copper engraver. Between 1585 and 1588 he lived in London, where he met the geographer Richard Hakluyt and began to collect stories and illustrations of various European explorations, most notably from Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues. Depiction of Spanish atrocities in the New World, as recounted by Bartolome de las Casas in Narratio Regionum indicarum per Hispanos Quosdam devastatarum verissima.In 1588, Theodorus and his family moved permanently to Frankfurt-am-Main, where he became citizen and began to plan his first publications. The most famous one is known as Les Grands Voyages, i.e., The Great Travels, or The Discovery of America. He also published the largely identical India Orientalis-series, as well as many other illustrated works on a wide range of subjects. His books were published in Latin, and were also translated into German, English and French to reach a wider reading public.

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         De visus organo

      Tanagli. 4to; contemporary vellum; (8), 104 pp. Title-page printed in red and black. With an engraved illustration depicting the eye and 10 woodcut diagrams in the text. A very good copy.VERY RARE FIRST AND ONLY EDITION of one of the first scientific treatises on ophthalmology. As a physician Ruschi describes the structure and the functions of the human eye. As a physicist, he investigates the sight, dealing with issues related to optics, such as reflection and refraction. The work is divided into four books: De visus organo, De tunicis oculorum, De humoribus oculorum, De oculis partibus externi, and De oculi dignitate palaestra. Ruschi shows a deep knowledge of the topic, seems critical towards Aristotle and frequently cites the Arab authors, Kepler's work and other important treatises on optics of his time. Ruschi, the scion of a noble and wealthy family from Pisa, taught from 1528 to his death anatomy and philosophy at the University of Pisa. He was a friend and correspondent of Galileo, who praised him as a scientist.Wellcome, 5651; Krivatsy, 10064; Streiff Collection, p. 61; De Renzi, IV, p. 123..

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         Americae pars sexta.

      Artist: Bry de Theodor Dietrich ( - 1598) Frankfurt aM; issued in: Frankfurt on Main; date: ca 1594 1528 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 30 x 20; - description: Titlepage from Theodor de Bry, travel to Amercia VI; -vita of the artist: Bry De,Theodorus (1528-1598) Frankfurt a.M. Around 1570, Theodorus de Bry, a Protestant, fled religious persecution south to Strasbourg, along the west bank of the Rhine. In 1577, he moved to Antwerp in the Duchy of Brabant, which was part of the Spanish Netherlands or Southern Netherlands and Low Countries of that time (16th Century), where he further developed and used his skills as a copper engraver. Between 1585 and 1588 he lived in London, where he met the geographer Richard Hakluyt and began to collect stories and illustrations of various European explorations, most notably from Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues.Depiction of Spanish atrocities in the New World, as recounted by Bartolome de las Casas in Narratio Regionum indicarum per Hispanos Quosdam devastatarum verissima.In 1588, Theodorus and his family moved permanently to Frankfurt-am-Main, where he became citizen and began to plan his first publications. The most famous one is known as Les Grands Voyages, i.e., The Great Travels, or The Discovery of America. He also published the largely identical India Orientalis-series, as well as many other illustrated works on a wide range of subjects. His books were published in Latin, and were also translated into German, English and French to reach a wider reading public.

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         Dialogus Creaturarum Moralizatus

      Jan van Doesborch, Strasbourg 1528 - 4to, ff. 153 (of 164) (lacks *1, A2-3, B1-3, F and TT4). Gothic letter, more than 100 charming and clearly-impressed 1/3, 1/2 and 2/3 page woodcut illustrations, elaborate 8-line white-on-black woodcut initials, a few contemporary pencil drawings, copying motifs from the illustrations. 11 leaves reinforced at margin, marginal tear to first few leaves affecting last line on three, a few ink spots, marginal finger-soiling to a few leaves, light age yellowing throughout, a few leaves dusty. A good copy in 18th C half-calf with comb-patterned marbled paper boards, spine gilt in compartments with floral motif, red morocco lettering-piece. 19th C armorial bookplate of the Earl of Macclesfield on front pastedown, Shirburn Castle blind stamp to first two leaves. Early English language edition of this copiously illustrated quintessential book of fables, first printed in Gouda in 1480. Composed in Northern Italy in the late 14th C, the text is a collection of 123 illustrated fables divided into seven themes. Beginning with celestial bodies: Of Saturn and the clowde; the Evyn sterre; hevyn and erthe, it moves on the elements: ayre and the wynde; the se bankys and the see, gemstones and metals: Golde and Sylver; the precyows Topazyon, plants: the Mandrake and the defyios woman; the hyghe Cedre tre, aqueous creatures: the Dolphyn and the Ele; a fysshe or beaste callyd Sturgyon, birds: the owle that wolde hatte had lordeshippe ovyr all byrdes; the Solytari Pellican, and animals: the Tyrant Gryfon; the steere which was a good Cooke. In common with Aesop and Bidpai, each fable relates the interactions of the protagonists pointing to a concluding moral or lesson, charmingly rendered in verse for easy memorizing. The longevity and popularity of the Dialogus can be attributed primarily to Dutch printer Gerard Leeu, on whose editions both the text and the exceptional woodcuts of this edition are substantially based. While the name of the artist has fallen into obscurity, the iconographic influence of his illustrative cycle of the first edition is clearly apparent in these humorous cuts, which contain many of the same images, with a contemporary and naturalistic twist. A very attractive recreational reading book and a very rare example of popular illustrated English language text of such an early date. Rare on the market, the work is fascinating artistically and textually. STC 6815 recording only 5 copies in the UK, two imperfect, and only 5 in north America - one imperfect. Gregory Kratzmann and Elizabeth Gee (editors), The Dialoges of Creatures Moralysed: a critical edition (Leiden, 1988); Carmen Cardelle de Hartmann, Lateinische Dialoge 1200-1400 (Leiden, 2007). English [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         De secretis libri XVII. ex variis authoribus collecti, methodicéque digesti, & aucti.Basel, Johannes Rudolphus Genath, 1662. 8vo. With woodcut device on title-page and numerous woodcut illustrations in text. Modern sheepskin parchment.

      - Krivatsy 12627; VD17 23:295006H; cf. Thorndike VI, pp. 215-216. 17th-century edition of a so called "book of secrets", compiled by de Swiss physician Johannes Jacob Wecker (1528-1586). The book opens with a dedicatory letter, followed by an extensive list of authors. The main work is, as the title suggests, divided into 17 "books", each devoted more or less to a different subject. Books of secrets were very popular among common people in the 16th and 17th century, however, this one by Wecker is said to be owned by most of the professional physicians as well. The work is not simply a pharmacopoeia, though it does include many medical recipes for specific ailments, for example to cure tooth-ache, coughing and bruises. It also includes more practical, everyday "secrets", on how to prevent trees from breaking or how to get rid of lice on the wall, and cosmetic recipes. These recipes are complemented by more occult passages, on how to light a candle underwater or how to change the white in children's eyes to black.With inscriptions on title-page, and underscoring and manuscript annotations in the margins throughout. Browned, but otherwise in very good condition.

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         De proportionibus libri duo Prior qui de simplici proportione est... Posterior ipsas proportiones comparat earumque rationes colligit

      Folio (295 x 200mm.) ff. [4], 24., title within a strap work border, marginal diagrams, modern calf-backed paper boards    Paris: Simon de Colines., 

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         Liber de Urinis Galeno male attributus, recens versus atque recognitus

      24 von 26 Blatt (A1-F4) fehlende Blätter: G1 und G2 Initialen fehlen 10x16 cm Softcover, Kleinformat, nachgebunden mit marmoriertem Papier, Einband und Seiten vergilbt, alterfleckig, Eselsohren, ein paar Seiten lösen sich aus der Bindung, Titelblatt mit Handschrift in dunkelbrauner Tinte, auf der letzten Seiten ebenfalls handschriftlicher Eintrag (Imperfectum opus de vrinis)Der Text erschien 1528 bei S. de Colines, Übersetzter und Kommentator unbekannt, was darauf schließen lässt, dass die Zuordnung zu Galen falsch, Übersetzung und Kommentar neu sind.Das Werk erschien in einer Gemeinschaftsproduktion sowohl bei Marque de Conrad Neobar apud Iacobum Bogardu ad serpentem anaeum sub insigni D. Christopheri e regoine gymnasii Cameracsesiis und Apud Poncetum Le Preux (Imprimeurs & Libraires Parisiens du XVIe siecle Seite 128)English description:10x16 cm 24 of 26 leaves (A1-F4), missing leaves: G1 and G2 no InitialsPseudo Galen's "De urinis" : a multifactorial technique of diagnosis and a cultural interpretation of color This text was first published in 1528 by S. de Colines, translator and author of the commentary are unknown, which indicates, that the attribution to Galen is wrong and translation and commentary are new. The Greek text is followed by an anonymous Latin version, beginning: Urinae particulatim quidem ...Coproduction of Marque de Conrad Neobar apud Iacobum Bogardu ad serpentem anaeum sub insigni D. Christopheri e regoine gymnasii Cameracsesiis und Apud Poncetum Le Preux (Imprimeurs & Libraires Parisiens du XVIe siecle, Seite 128)

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         Extravagantes communes

      Gilbert De Villier|& Simon Vincent 1528 - - Gilbert De Villier & Simon Vincent, Lugduni [Lugdunum] (Lyon) 1528, In-4 (15x21,5cm), Fo.CVII. (6fn.c.) ; Fo.LVIII. (2f.n.c.) ; Fo.LIX (3f.n.c.), relié. - Nouvelle édition. Très belle mise en page avec titres et lettrines en rouge qui peut se voir comme un modèle du genre. Impression sur 2 colonnes. Gothique ronde. (Baudrier XII, 420). Texte principal dans un encadrement central avec la glose se distribuant autour. Marque de l'imprimeur libraire Simon Vincent au verso du dernier feuillet vierge au recto (ce dernier feuillet a été criblé d'une multitude de piqûres) ; cette marque se retrouve à la fin en marge basse de la table des extravagantes de Jean XXII et devait se trouver également au dernier feuillet de table des Clementinarum, feuillet manquant. Les extravagantes furent constamment édités, on en trouve de nombreuses éditions à Lyon et à Paris de 1500 à 1540, au moins une trentaine. Colophon : Impresse Lugduni in edibus Gilberti Devilliers: impessis honesti viri Simonis Vincent. Anoo domni M.CCCCCXXVIIJ. Die vero.iiij.mensis Novembris. Manque le feuillet de titre général. Absence du feuillet LXXXVIII et du FCVIII. Fo XVII portant une déchirure avec manque des 7 dernières lignes du texte. Manque le feuillet AAi, après la table Tabula Materiarium Clenmentinarum. Fo IX seconde partie, déchirure avec manque en bas de page, avec perte de lettres, jusqu'à une dizaine, et feuillet VIII manquant. La dernière partie après l'index Tabula materiarum extravangantium Joanis XXii commence au feuillet Aij,; il manquerait donc le feuillet Ai. Le premier feuilet de garde est également absent, un velin de réemploi, portant une déchirure avec manque est visible. Reliure en pleine basane brune d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de X à froid. Rectangle central orné à froid, large frise d'encadrement. Epidermures et craquelures sur le dos. Entaille de 2 cm sur le caisson de queue. Manque à un nerf. Mors inférieur fendu en tête. Ensemble frotté. Larges traces de mouillures jaunes sur les 25 premiers feuillets. Traces de mouillures diverses en fin d'ouvrage (Fo LVII à la fin), certaines moullures, plus légères réapparaissent par endroit. Collection des décrétales ou constitutions de Clement V (Clémentines) et de Jean XXII qui furent publiés à part du Corpus juris canonici, le droit canon qui régenta la vie ecclésiale jusqu'en 1917 (certaines de ces décrétales furent par la suite intégrées au Corpus juris canonicis). Les décrétales sont les bulles papales, on en distingue 2 types, doctrinales et d'excommunication ; elles sont dans cet ouvrage classées par thèmes. Les décrétales couvrent l'ensemble de la vie ecclésiatique, elles sont comparables aux édits et décrets royaux. 3 parties distinctes composent cette édition, les extravantes de Clement V ou Clémentines, celles de Jean XXII, et enfin des extravagentes de divers auteurs, donc celles de Boniface. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] New edition Fo.CVII. (6fn.c.) ; Fo.LVIII. (2f.n.c.) ; Fo.LIX (3f.n.c.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Virgilio Volgare qual narra le aspre Battaglie & li fatti die Enea nuovamente Historiato.

      Vinegia, per Nicolo ditto Zoppino 1528 - Das gestochene Titelblatt von alter Hand ausgebessert. Die Blätter 73 bis 80 fehlen. Eine grosse Initiale, 11 Textholzschnitte, eine Holzschnitt-Druckermarke im Colophon. Kanten leicht berieben, Papier teils leicht fingerfleckig. Leider nicht vollständig. Blätter 1-72 und 81 bis 83 von 83 Blatt Italienisch 300g 11 x 16 cm, späterer Halbledereinband

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         Sphaericorum libri tres, nunquam antehac graece excusi. Paris, André Wechel, 1558. 4to. With woodcut publisher's Pegasus device on title-page (repeated on last page), numerous woodcut mathematical diagrams in text, woodcut headpieces and decorated initials. 18th-century tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine and board edges.

      Adams T-548; Houzeau-Lancaster 846; USTC 152561; DSB XIII, pp. 319-320. First bilingual edition of the oldest treatise on spherical geometry, providing the first edition of the original Greek and the first Latin edition to be translated directly from the Greek. It was composed by the Greek mathematician and astronomer Theodosius, perhaps around the year 100 BC, and edited by Jean Péna (1528?-1558?), mathematician at the Collège Royale. The Greek text and very extensive notes, also in Greek, occupy the first half of the book, while the Latin translation of both text and notes (and repeating the woodcut diagrams) occupies the second half. The first two Latin editions (Venice 1518 and Vienna 1529) were translated from Arabic translations of the Greek, so the present book was a watershed in the development of Greek scholarship. Since spherical geometry was essential to the development of astronomy, it also set the stage for the Renaissance revolution set in motion by Copernicus, Gallileo and others. On top of that it was a monument to the golden age of French typography. With early owner's inscription on title-page. In very good condition. Although binding shows some surface damage, cracks in the hinges and restorations, it remains structurally sound.

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         De secretis libri XVII. ex variis authoribus collecti, methodicéque digesti, & aucti.Basel, Johannes Rudolphus Genath, 1662. 8vo. With woodcut device on title-page, and numerous woodcut illustrations in text. Modern sheepskin parchment.

      Krivatsy 12627. 17th century edition of a so called "book of secrets", compiled by de Swiss physician Johannes Jacob Wecker (1528-1586). After the introduction a list of authors is given whose works Wecker used. Among the authors are many esteemed Arab authors, including Avicenna (Ibn Sina), Mesue (Masawaih al-Mardini), Rhasis (Razi), and Serapion the younger. Also mentioned are Valerius Cordus, Dioscorides, Fuchs, Galen, Hippocrates (Boqrat) and many more. After each secret is told from which source it derives."Publication of the literature of secrets, medicinal and otherwise, received a great impulse from the appearance in 1555 or 1557 of the Secrets of Alessio of Piedmont..." (Thorndike), which went through 56 editions in different languages in the 16th century only. Wecker, who translated Piedmont's Secrets into German and Latin, possibly got inspired to make a book of secrets himself. Books of secrets were very popular among common people (i.e. non-professionals) in the 16th and 17th century. This one by Wecker however, is said to be owned by most of the professional physicians as well. The work is not simply a pharmacopoeia, though it does include many medical recipes for specific ailments, for example to cure tooth-ache, coughing and bruises. It also includes more practical, everyday "secrets", on how to prevent trees from breaking or how to get rid of lice on the wall, and cosmetic recipes, for hair dye or "water that makes the face looks young", or gets rid of pimples. These recipes are complemented by more occult passages, on how to light a candle underwater or how to change the white in children's eyes to black.With inscriptions on title-page, and underscoring and manuscript annotations in the margins throughout. Browned, but otherwise in very good condition.

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         Extravagantes communes

      New edition Gilbert De Villier & Simon Vincent Lugduni [Lugdunum] (Lyon) 1528 In-4 (15x21,5cm) Fo.CVII. (6fn.c.) ; Fo.LVIII. (2f.n.c.) ; Fo.LIX (3f.n.c.) relié

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         Martial, bound with Catullus Tibullus Propertius

      well-margined copies in a very well preserved contemporary calf binding, inner and outer frame of blind-stamped roulettesSimon de Colines's introduction of his fine italic in 1528 marks the beginning of the golden age of French printing. These are his first editions of these poets. On this binding the rolls nearer the spine are somewhat flattened, but those near the foredge are beautifully sharp, and can be identified as Gid 124, Cherubin roll CHf3, from a Lyonnese workshop. Gid's reference example is a book of the same year

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         L’Ultima Cena

      1528 - Xilografia, datata e monogrammata in tavola in basso a sinistra. Da un soggetto di Leonardo. Ottima prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva con filigrana "scudo con mezzaluna", rifilata alla linea marginale, leggere tracce di inchiostro antico, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. Le notizie su Guido Ruggieri o Ruggeri sono piuttosto confuse. Di lui si sa che è attivo a Fontainebleau tra il 1525 ed il 1531 alle dipendenze di Francesco Primaticcio. Il problema nasce con la confusione tra i vari artisti che lavoravano nel castello in quel periodo e con la traduzione a stampa delle opere del Primaticcio e Rosso Fiorentino. La Biasini, nel saggio Le incisioni del Maestro FG italiano, collega Guido Ruggeri al monogramma FG che invece altri attribuiscono a Girolamo Fagiuoli o al francese Francois Gentil. Il Malvasia lo descrive come allievo sia come pittore che come orafo ed incisore di Francesco Francia. Bartsch ne descrive una stampa a bulino dal Primaticcio (B. vol. 15, pag. 415, 1); Nagler contribuisce solo alla confusione accorpando la descrizione ad altri artisti operanti a Fontainebleau incluso Giorgio Ghisi, mentre il Passavant non la descrive tra le opere di traduzione da Leonardo da Vinci. Altro aspetto misterioso dell’opera è il mezzo usato per la traduzione del soggetto, che solitamente avveniva tramite l’uso del bulino. Rarissima opera del Ruggieri, sconosciuta ai repertori. Dimensioni

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         Signed letter addressed to Ottavio Farnese, Duke of Parma].Prague, 15 April 1581. Folio (32.5 x 21 cm). Signed letter written in brown ink on paper, with a large seal on a diamond-shaped slip of paper over red sealing wax with the Imperial coat of arms encircled by an inscription.

      - Letter in Spanish by Maria of Austria, also called Maria of Spain (1528-1603), daughter of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and Isabella of Portugal, Empress as the wife of the Emperor Maximilian II and at the date of the present letter mother of the Emperor Rudolf II. It is addressed to the Italian Duke of Parma, Ottavio Farnese (1521-1586), responding to the news he had sent from Marquis Pier Francesco Malaspina (ca. 1540?-1624) in Piacenza, who had married into the Farnese family in 1564. Farnese had passed on Malaspina's letter about his ill health. Maria was relieved that Malaspina was at least able to write. He apparently made a full recovery, for he was to live another 43 years. The Duke's wife was Maria's illegitimate half-sister Margaret of Austria (1522-1586), and the present letter opens with the warm salutation, "Ilh[ustre] Duque n[uest]ro charo y amado amygo" and is signed "Maria", and below to the right of the seal signed, "Herz[og] de Marnelo"[?].The letter was folded for delivery, with the address on the outside. It also has 3 later horizontal folds. With a light stain running into the address, but not the main text, and with some wear and tear to the seal, otherwise in very good condition, and mostly untrimmed. A letter from Maria of Austria to the Duke of Parma, with the Imperial seal, showing the close personal relations between them and their mutual relative the Marquis Malaspina.

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         Lectura Super i ff Veteris, Cum Eiusdem D Bal Addi Cumque.

      1528 - Commentaries on the First Part of the Digest of Justinian by a Great Medieval Jurist Ubaldi, Baldo Degli [1327?-1400]. Lectura Sup[er] I. ff. Veteris: Cu[m] Eiusde[m] D. Bal. Addi. Cu[m]q[ue] Utilissimis Trac. de Pac. [et] de Consti. Antea no[n] Impressis. [Venice: Impe[n]sis Domini Jo. Bartholomei de Gabiano Civis Aste[n]si, 1529]. CCCXVI ff. Text in parallel columns. Folio (16" x 10-1/2"). Contemporary vellum from an early manuscript, hand-lettered titles to spine and foot of text block, fragments of thong ties, pastedowns derived from re-used leaves from another book. Light soiling and a few minor stains to boards, chipping to spine, joints starting, hinges cracked, minor worming to pastedowns and a few other places. Title page, with large woodcut printer device, printed in red and black, large woodcut vignette at head of Fol. 1. of a seated Holy Roman Emperor flanked by soldiers and jurists. Moderate toning, somewhat heavier in places, light stains and soiling to a few leaves, a few other leaves have contemporary annotations. Ex-library. Small early stamp to title page. A rare post-incunable imprint. * Baldus de Ubaldis, a pupil of Bartolus, was one of the great jurists of Medieval Europe. He taught at the Universities of Bologna, Perugia, Pisa, Florence, Padua, Pavia and Piacenza. He also served occasionally as a judge and diplomat. His fame rests on his commentaries on Roman and canon law, which were standard texts into the seventeenth century. Originally published in the fifteenth century, the Lectura is a commentary on the Books 1-24, Title 2 of the Digest, a critical edition of writings by Gaius, Ulpian, Papinian and 36 other eminent jurisconsults organized by topic. Along with the Institutes, Code and Novels, the Digest is one of the writings known collectively as the Corpus Juris Civilis. Its subsequent influence on European jurisprudence is difficult to overestimate. This edition also has a commentary on the Edict of Milan, the decree of Emperor Constantine that ended the persecution of Christianity in the Roman Empire. All editions are scarce or rare. OCLC locates a copy of our 1529 imprint (in Italy) with a different collation. Not in Adams or the Universal Sh [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Quae extant opera] Plutarchi Chaeronensis quae extant opera, cum Latina interpretatione. Ex vetustis codicibus plurima nunc primum emendata sunt, ut ex Henr. Stephani annotationibus intellliges: quibus & suam quorundam libellorum interpretationem adiunxit. Aemylii Probi De Vita excellentium imperatorum liber. [Together with: [Quae extant opera] Variorum Plutarchi Scriptorum Tomus Secundus.] / [Together with: [Opuscula Varia: Quae Magna Ex Parte sunt Philosophia: Vulgo autem Moralia Opuscula Nimis Angusta Appelatione Vocantur

      Editio princeps. 8. 2 volumes with continuous pagination Volume I: 1 - 778 pages / Volume II: (779)-1381 pages. / Volume III: 683 pages / Volume IV: 731 pages. Hardcover / Original 18th century full calf. Contemporary name in ink to titlepage: Thomas Hortonus] Binding firm and only slightly rubbed. Gilt lettering and ornamenting on spine slightly faded. Faded dampstain throughout. Henri Estienne, also known as Henricus Stephanus, was a 16th-century Parisian printer and classical scholar. The eldest son of the great Robert Estienne (150359), he was born in Paris in 1528 (some sources say 1531), and died at Lyon in 1598. (Sprache: Greek)

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         LES IllUSTRATIONS de Gaule et singularitez de Troye.

      - Avec les deux epistres de Lamant Wert. LE SECONDE LIURE DES Illustratiõs de Gaule et des singularitez de Troye. LE TIERS LIURE DES ILustratiõs de Gaule intitule de ffrãce oriêtalle et occidentalle. LE TRAÍCTE DE LA DÍFFErence des Scismes et des Concilles de leglise. Et de la preeminence et utilite des concilles de la saicte eglise Gallicane. Auec la vraye histoire et non fabuleuse du prince Syach ysmail dit Sophy. Et le saufconduy que le souldan baille aux francoys pour frequenter en la terre saincte. L EPISTRE DUROÝ A HECTOR DE TROÝE et aucunes aultres ?uures digues de veoir. Le tout composé par Jehan le Maire de Belges indiciaire et historiographe de la roýne. Fratris petri Lauini Lingoneñ. philosophi/poete/ac theologi:ordinis predicatorum Ad lectorem Distichon. Ingeniosa legas Marii monumenta Joannis, Gallorum regum que sit origo docent. Imprime a Paris par Francoya Regnault libraire iure et Imprimeur demourãt en la Rue sainct Jaques deuant leglise des Abathurins A lenseigne de Lelephant. An. (1528) Et se vendent audit lieu. In fólio pequeno de 25,8x19,5 cm. com [6], lxiv, [1 br.], xlvi, [6], xli, [1 br], [29], [1 br.], [14] fls. Encadernação inteira de pele com nervos na lombada e ferros lavrados a seco na lombada e nas pastas com esquadrias e belos trabalhos decorativos constituídos por motivos geométricos e flores-de-lis. Cortes das folhas carminados. Ilustrado com a marca do impressor nas folhas de rosto de cada parte e com numerosas xilogravuras no texto, alusivas aos assuntos abordados. Impressão em belos caracteres góticos, texto a duas colunas ornamentado com iniciais decoradas. Exemplar com ex-libris de Eliot Hojgrin colado no interior da pasta anterior. 12ª Edição de um valioso livro quinhentista francês, que contém a célebre obra «Illustrations de Gaule» que com o objectivo de realçar a importância da casa Real de França, faz remontar as suas origens a Noé, defende os laços comuns entre os Troianos e os Celtas e descreve a fundação de um reino celta por Franco, filho de Heitor, que seria o antepassado dos reis franceses. Para defender esta tese, depois reconhecida como fantasiosa, o autor faz a primeira tradução, do latim para francês, do Canto III da Ilíada. O editor inclui também neste livro, «Les epitres à l" amant vert» poema sobre a morte de um papagaio da princesa Margarida Augusta, «Le traicte des differences des scismes et conciles de l"eglise» um tratado para justificar as posições do galicanismo dirigido contra o Papa Júlio II. Jean Lemaire de Belges (1473-1515) foi um poeta e cronista francês In fólio pequeno de 25,8x19,5 cm. com [6], lxiv, [1 br.], xlvi, [6], xli, [1 br], [29], [1 br.], [14] fls. Encadernação inteira de pele com nervos na lombada e ferros lavrados a seco na lombada e nas pastas com esquadrias e belos trabalhos decorativos constituídos por motivos geométricos e flores-de-lis. Cortes das folhas carminados. Ilustrado com a marca do impressor nas folhas de rosto de cada parte e com numerosas xilogravuras no texto, alusivas aos assuntos abordados. Impressão em belos caracteres góticos, texto a duas colunas ornamentado com iniciais decoradas. Exemplar com ex-libris de Eliot Hojgrin colado no interior da pasta anterior. 12ª Edição de um valioso livro quinhentista francês, que contém a célebre obra «Illustrations de Gaule» que com o objectivo de realçar a importância da casa Real de França, faz remontar as suas origens a Noé, defende os laços comuns entre os Troianos e os Celtas e descreve a fundação de um reino celta por Franco, filho de Heitor, que seria o antepassado dos reis franceses. Para defender esta tese, depois reconhecida como fantasiosa, o autor faz a primeira tradução, do latim para francês, do Canto III da Ilíada. O editor inclui também neste livro, «Les epitres à l" amant vert» poema sobre a morte de um papagaio da princesa Margarida Augusta, «Le traicte des differences des scismes et conciles de l"eglise» um tratado para justificar as posições do galicanismo dirigido contra o

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         Lectura Super i ff Veteris, Cum Eiusdem D Bal Addi Cumque

      1528. Commentaries on the First Part of the Digest of Justinian by a Great Medieval Jurist Ubaldi, Baldo Degli [1327?-1400]. Lectura Sup[er] I. ff. Veteris: Cu[m] Eiusde[m] D. Bal. Addi. Cu[m]q[ue] Utilissimis Trac. de Pac. [et] de Consti. Antea no[n] Impressis. [Venice: Impe[n]sis Domini Jo. Bartholomei de Gabiano Civis Aste[n]si, 1529]. CCCXVI ff. Text in parallel columns. Folio (16" x 10-1/2"). Contemporary vellum from an early manuscript, hand-lettered titles to spine and foot of text block, fragments of thong ties, pastedowns derived from re-used leaves from another book. Light soiling and a few minor stains to boards, chipping to spine, joints starting, hinges cracked, minor worming to pastedowns and a few other places. Title page, with large woodcut printer device, printed in red and black, large woodcut vignette at head of Fol. 1. of a seated Holy Roman Emperor flanked by soldiers and jurists. Moderate toning, somewhat heavier in places, light stains and soiling to a few leaves, a few other leaves have contemporary annotations. Ex-library. Small early stamp to title page. A rare post-incunable imprint. * Baldus de Ubaldis, a pupil of Bartolus, was one of the great jurists of Medieval Europe. He taught at the Universities of Bologna, Perugia, Pisa, Florence, Padua, Pavia and Piacenza. He also served occasionally as a judge and diplomat. His fame rests on his commentaries on Roman and canon law, which were standard texts into the seventeenth century. Originally published in the fifteenth century, the Lectura is a commentary on the Books 1-24, Title 2 of the Digest, a critical edition of writings by Gaius, Ulpian, Papinian and 36 other eminent jurisconsults organized by topic. Along with the Institutes, Code and Novels, the Digest is one of the writings known collectively as the Corpus Juris Civilis. Its subsequent influence on European jurisprudence is difficult to overestimate. This edition also has a commentary on the Edict of Milan, the decree of Emperor Constantine that ended the persecution of Christianity in the Roman Empire. All editions are scarce or rare. OCLC locates a copy of our 1529 imprint (in Italy) with a different collation. Not in Adams or the Universal Sh

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         SECVNDVM HIPPOCRATEM Medicorum Facile principis opus de vsu partium corporis humani,

      - magna cura ad exemplaris Graeci veritatem castigatum, vniverso hominum generi apprime necessarium, Nicolao Regio Calabro interprete. (Gravura com a marca do impressor) PARISIIS. EX OFFICINA Simonis Colinaei. 1528. In 8º. De 22,9x17,5 cm. Com [xxxii], 484 págs. Encadernaçãoda época em pergaminho com cota de biblioteca e o título escritos à pena na lombada. Impressão sobre papel de excelente qualidade adornada com capitulares xilográficas decorativas. Corte das folhas carminado e com o título da obra escrito em letra coeva no corte do pé das folhas. O corpo do texto com belos caracteres redondos. Grandes margens que incluem apostilhas e títulos impressos assim como numerosas anotações manuscritas em latim, em letra coeva. As páginas preliminares sem numeração incluem: Candido Lectori (ao leitor bem intencionado) Elogios em verso latino ao autor da obra e índice impresso a duas colunas. Exemplar com Ex-libris gravado de Umberto Calamida colado no interior da pasta anterior. Muito rara e valiosa obra de medicina numa cuidada edição da primeira metade do século XVI. Com o título: «Do uso das partes do corpo humano». É tradução latina, do Século XVI, do original grego da autoria de Nicolao Regio da Calábria. Nela o autor tenta perceber e demonstrar que as partes do corpo humano não podiam estar dispostas de melhor maneira do que se apresentam e que estão totalmente adaptadas às funções para que foram criadas. Obra dividida em 17 livros, que descreve as partes do corpo humano sendo os três primeiros livros dedicados aos membros anteriores e posteriores, os IVº e Vº aos órgãos da digestão e evacuação, os VIº e VIIº aos órgãos contidos no tórax, os VIIIº a XIIº aos órgãos da cabeça e pescoço, o XIIIº descreve os nervos do tórax e pescoço e as vertebras, os XIVª e XVº tratam dos órgãos de reprodução e da formação e estrutura do feto, o XVIº das veias, artérias e nervos e o XVIIº recapitula os livros anteriores e expõe as ideias do autor respeitantes às proporções das diferentes partes do corpo em relação umas às outras e ao universo, citando muitos poetas e escritores do mundo clássico. Cláudio Galeno de Pérgamo (129-216) foi juntamente com Hipócrates um dos maiores médicos do mundo clássico e a sua influência dominou os conhecimentos médicos até ao Século XVIII. Foi autor de uma vasta obra escrita em grego, que chegou até aos nossos dias, em parte no original grego e em parte em traduções latinas antigas. Trata-se de uma suma enciclopédica que não se limita aos vários ramos da medicina mas que a estuda contextualizada com os conhecimentos de outras áreas do saber como a filosofia, as matemáticas, a arquitectura, a filologia e a literatura. Durante a idade média foi menos conhecido na Europa, mas as suas obras continuaram a ser lidas e divulgadas em Bizâncio e traduzidas pelos cientistas árabes. O maior conhecimento da obra de Galeno a partir do Renascimento impulsionou o desenvolvimento da medicina, pois o médico grego dava grande importância à experimentação e ao estudo da anatomia. Location/localizacao: 2-3-E-1

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         Herrn Adami Loniceri ... Vollständiges Kräuter-Buch, und Künstliche Contrefeytungen der Bäumen, Stauden, Hecken, Kräuter, Geträyde, Gewürtzen etc. mit eigentlicher Beschreibung deroselben Namen in Deutsch-, Griechisch-, Lateinisch-, Französisch-, Italiänisch- und Hispanischer Sprache, wie auch deren Gestalt, natürlicher Krafft und Würkung samt außführlichem Bericht von der Kunst zu destillieren, Wie auch Bauung der Gärten, und Pflanzung der Bäumen Ingleichen von den führnehmsten Thieren der Erden, Vögeln, Fischen und Gewürmen Und dann auch von Metallen, Ertz, Edelgesteinen, Gummi und gestandenen Säfften...Anjetzo aber Mit einer Zugabe begleitet, Darinnen die allerneueste und nützlichste Observationen, von der Kräuter und Gewächs Würckungen und Gebrauch, sowohl aus eigener Erfahrung und geschriebnen Urkunden, als auch aus denen heutiges Tags... gesammlet worden von Balthasar Ehrhart..

      2, 4 Bl. n.n. , 750 S., 11 Bl. n. n. (Register, Index) 4 Bl. n. n., 136 S., über 800 Holzschnitten, OLdr. der Zeit m. Rückenschild, Deckel berieben, auf Vorsatz Notationen von alter Hand, einige Bl. m. Randfehlstellen (kein Textverlust), diese fachfrauisch augefüllt. Einige Seiten wasserrändig und fingerfleckig. Insgesamt ein gutes Exemplar. Seitensprung zwischen 2. u. 3. Teil von S. 566 auf 571 (Graesse IV 256). - Eines der beliebtesten Kräuterbücher der Zeit. Lonitzer - Mediziner, Botaniker (1528-1586) seit 1545 Magister artium, wurde L. 1553 Prof. der Mathematik in Marburg und im folgenden Jahr zum Dr. med. promoviert. Das Amt des Stadtphysikus in Frankfurt/Main übte er bis zu seinem Tod aus. 1551-55 veröffentlichte L. eine bearbeitete lateinische Neuauflage des Kräuterbuchs seines Amtsvorgängers Eucharius Rößlin, dessen deutsche Fassung ( EA 1557) noch zu L.s Lebzeiten fünf Auflagen erlebte und fast 250 Jahre lang als volkstümliches Heilpflanzenbuch benutzt wurde. Neben Pflanzen behandelt das Werk auch Tiere, Erze, Edelsteine und Metalle. (DBE)

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         In divi Pauli espistolas omneis interpretatio, ad vetustissimor exemplariu fidem quam diligentissime recognita.

      S.t, 1528. In 16°, p. pelle , piatto ant. con figura di santo impressa a fuoco, rilegatura restaurata, cc.nn. 407. Tracce di fermagli. Piccola, ma ricca inc. sul front. che riproduce la marca tipografica tramite la quale possiamo risalire a Peter Quentel di Colonia. Tracce di ex umidità. Alcune cc. presentano delle piccole mancanze restaurate, che ledono alcune lettere. L'esemplare risulta mancante delle carte di riporto E4 E5. Piccole sottolineature su diverse cc. Stampa e carta fresche. Nervi.

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         De Asse et partibus eius, libri quinque. Eiusdem de Asse & partibus eius breviarium.

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         Decretales. Domini Gregorij pape noni decretales epistole, Cunctis decretorum peritiam affectantibus utilissime: opera Gilberti de Vuliers.

      Opera Gilberti Deuiliers, impensis Symonis Vincent, In urbe Lugdunensi, 1528. [21], CCCCCCXXV c., 4°(21 cm), mezza pelle di metà Ottocento con punte, dorso a quattro nervi e titoli oro. Esemplare medio refilato (senza mai perdita di testo se non di minimissima parte dei titoli a poche pagine), alcune righe a poche pagine cancellate a china d'epoca, qualche rara annotazione, qualche limitata gora ad alcune pagine, fascettina di rinforzo non recente a due pagine lato legatura che non lede il testo, angolino (restaurato e integrato) mancante ad una pagina interna con minima mancanza di testo. Mancano le ultime due carte numerate (CCCCCCXXVI e CCCCCCXXVII) e una ultima pagina non numerata (molto probabilmente bianca). VOLUME INTERAMENTE IMPRESSO IN ROSSO E NERO. Frontespizio con titoli entro cornice con le figure dei padri della chiesa. Ad altra pagine dell'indice grande xilografia con dottori in legge, vescovi e cardinali. Alle pp. CCCCLXXXIII verso e CCCCLXXXIIII due figure xilografiche (a due colori) con gli alberi della disciplina. Bella edizione piuttosto rara.

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         Rhetorica und Formulare, Teütsch.

      Mit Holzschnitt-Titelbordüre. 14 unnum., 225 num. Bll. Mit breitem blindgepr. Schweinsleder-Rücken d. Zt. auf Holzdeckeln mit 2 intakten Schließen. Folio. 31,5 x 22 cm. VD 16 H 5817. STC 421. - Nicht bei Adams. - Einer von zwei Drucken aus demselben Jahr, beide bei Morhart. - Das oftmals aufgelegte Formularbuch war erstmals 1528 erschienen. Huge war Stadtschreiber zu Basel, Pforzheim und Calw. - Rücken mit kleinen Fehlstellen, Deckel mit kleinem Ausbruch und etwas beschabt. Am Ende mit Wurmspuren im Kopfsteg (minimaler Buchstabenverlust). Tls. etwas fleckig und gebräunt.

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         Artis veterinariae, sive mulomedicinae libri quatuor V, jam primum typis in lucem aediti. Opus sane in rebus medicis minime aspernandum.

      Basel: Johann Faber of Emmich, 1528. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to (200 x 145 mm). [8] 72 ff. Signatures: [a]-b4 A-S4, 80 leaves. Italic letter with Roman headings. Title within a woodcut border made up of 4 blocks; woodcut initials. [Colophon:] Basileae. Anno. M. D. XXVIII. Excudebat Joannes Faber Emmeus Juliacensis. 18th-century calf-backed boards (spine a bit damaged by worming), marbled pastedowns. Some gatherings of text unevenly browned, lower margin a bit stained towards end. ----Schweiger II, 1123-24; VDI6 V468; Adams V341; NLM/Durling 4563; Wellcome 6524. - FIRST EDITION of the first published monograph on veterinary medicine. In addition to practical advice Vegatius Renatus stressed the economic benefits of good veterinary practice."A German translation was published in 1532, and two further Latin editions in 1574 and 1781, respectively. The first work of the Christian era entirely devoted to veterinary medicine and the first monograph on the subject to be printed. Publius Vegetius Renatus was a Roman man of letters who flourished about 450-500 AD. He is not to confused with Flavius Vegetius Renatus, a soldier and author of the famous military textbook. Nor was he a horse trader and farrier as is often stated. Publius Vegetius had travelled widely and set out to restore veterinary medicine to the position it held in ancient Greece and to counter the public indifference to the profession. He stresses the economic benefits of veterinary medicine and says that good hygiene is important as it is better to preserve the health of horses and cattle than to try to restore it. He says that he has consulted contemporary veterinarians as well as physicians. Frederick Smith gives a full analysis of the text in his unpublished The history of veterinary medicine (1900, pp. 20-30). Having said in his section on Vegetius that his work, which he calls 'epoch making', was 'the first veterinary work ever printed', he later corrects this in a footnote (p. 42), saying that veterinary science was treated by Ruffus in a book printed at Venice in 1492 and also that Moulé refers to 14th and 15th-century works printed as early as 1486 and others in 1494 and 1495. None-the-less it seems safe to say that this is the first printed monograph on veterinary science. Frederick Smith, The history of veterinary medicine (1900), unpublished proof, Cambridge University Library, Syn 4.91.36." (R. Gaskell, Books from the Library of Walter Pagel, Pt. I, 127). Very Good.

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         Codicis Theodosiani libri XVI quibus sunt ipsorum principum autoritate adjectae novellae

      Bâle, Henricus Petrus, 1528. ____ Edition princeps du Code Théodosien. Seuls des extraits avaient été publiés auparavant dans le 'Breviarium Alaricianum'. Le Code Théodosien, rédigé au Ve siècle, a joué un rôle considérable. En Orient, il fut remplacé moins d'un siècle après par le code Justinien. Il resta en vigueur pendant plusieurs siècles en Occident. Durant le Moyen Age, le Code Théodosien fut connu sous une forme abrégée. Au XVIème siècle, les juristes occidentaux travaillèrent à restituer et à commenter la version d'origine. Cette première édition a été préparée par Jean Sichard, professeur de droit à Tubingen. Brunet V, 789 donne fautivement une édition d'Anvers, 1517, comme la première du Code Théodosien : il s'agit seulement d'une somme du 'Breviarium d'Alaricianum' et le titre qu'il annonce est faux. (cf. Giraud, Histoire du droit romain, p. 387). Relié avec : CHANSONNETTE, Claude [CANTIUNCULA]. Topica Claudii Cantiunculae jurisconsulti, in Basiliensi Academia legum professoris. Basle, Andreas Cratander, 1520. In-folio de (8), 127, (1) pp. Très beau titre dans un encadrement de gravures sur bois et un autre encadrement gravé sur le feuillet B1. Première édition du premier ouvrage de cet important juriconsulte messin. La renommée de Claude Chansonette (Metz, 1490 - 1549) est liée à sa contribution aux débuts de l'humanisme juridique dans l'Empire. "Sans rejeter radicalement les acquis de la méthode italienne, Chansonnette plaide, dans la ligne d'autres humanistes de son époque, pour une méthode d'avantage fondée directement sur un bon entendement philologique et historique des sources du droit romain. ... Ses 'Topica' (...) illustrent comment Chansonnette a opéré comme une charnière entre la méthode traditionnelle et celle influencée par le programme humaniste." (A. Wijffels, in Dictionnaire des juristes français 179.) Belle reliure française de l'époque (quelques restaurations). ***** 1) THEODOSE. Editio princep. Edited by Joannes Sichardus. Only excerpts were published previously in the 'Breviarium Alaricianum'. The Theodosian Code, written in the fifth century, played a considerable role. In the East, it was replaced less than a century after by the Justinian code. He remained in used for several centuries in the West. During the Middle Ages, the Theodosian Code was known in abbreviated form. In the sixteenth century, Western lawyers worked to restore and comment the original version. 2) CHANSONNETTE. First edition of the first book of this important jurisconsult from Metz. The fame of Claude Chansonette (1490 - 1549) is related to its contribution to the beginnings of legal humanism in the Empire. Very fine contemporary French binding (with some restorations). In-folio. Collation : (6), 178 ff. Veau brun, dos à nerfs orné, fer doré sur les plats. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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         Dritter Theil

      Artist: Bry de Theodor ( - 1598 ) Frankfurt aM; issued in : Frankfurt on Main; date: 1630 1528 - - technic: Copper print; colorit: original colored; condition: Very good; size (in cm): 28,5 x 17,5 - description: Map shows the harbour city Matanza of Cuba. De Bry?s Grand Voyages, an illustrated collection of accounts of the Americas, defined the early European picture of the New World. - vita of the artist: De Bry,Theodorus (1528-1598) Frankfurt a.M. Around 1570, Theodorus de Bry, a Protestant, fled religious persecution south to Strasbourg, along the west bank of the Rhine. In 1577, he moved to Antwerp in the Duchy of Brabant, which was part of the Spanish Netherlands or Southern Netherlands and Low Countries of that time (16th Century), where he further developed and used his skills as a copper engraver. Between 1585 and 1588 he lived in London, where he met the geographer Richard Hakluyt and began to collect stories and illustrations of various European explorations, most notably from Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues. Depiction of Spanish atrocities in the New World, as recounted by Bartolome de las Casas in Narratio Regionum indicarum per Hispanos Quosdam devastatarum verissima.In 1588, Theodorus and his family moved permanently to Frankfurt-am-Main, where he became citizen and began to plan his first publications. The most famous one is known as Les Grands Voyages, i.e., The Great Travels, or The Discovery of America. He also published the largely identical India Orientalis-series, as well as many other illustrated works on a wide range of subjects. His books were published in Latin, and were also translated into German, English and French to reach a wider reading public.

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         America sive Novus orbis repectu Europaeorum inferior Globi Terrestis Pars 1596

      Artist: Bry de Theodor ( - 1598 ) Frankfurt aM; issued in: Frankfurt on Main; date: 1596 1528 - - technic: Copper print; colorit: colored; condition: Perfectly restored tear in the upper middle, small missing part added, lower margin replaced; size in cm : 33 x 39 - description: Map of America in a Hemisphere, shows in every corner one of the explorers, Columbus, Vespuci, Magellan and Picard. De Bry?s Grand Voyages, an illustrated collection of accounts of the Americas, defined the early European picture of the New World. - Vita of the artist: "De Bry,Theodorus (1528-1598) Frankfurt a.M. Around 1570, Theodorus de Bry, a Protestant, fled religious persecution south to Strasbourg, along the west bank of the Rhine. In 1577, he moved to Antwerp in the Duchy of Brabant, which was part of the Spanish Netherlands or Southern Netherlands and Low Countries of that time (16th Century), where he further developed and used his skills as a copper engraver. Between 1585 and 1588 he lived in London, where he met the geographer Richard Hakluyt and began to collect stories and illustrations of various European explorations, most notably from Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues.Depiction of Spanish atrocities in the New World, as recounted by Bartolome de las Casas in Narratio Regionum indicarum per Hispanos Quosdam devastatarum verissima.In 1588, Theodorus and his family moved permanently to Frankfurt-am-Main, where he became citizen and began to plan his first publications. The most famous one is known as Les Grands Voyages, i.e., The Great Travels, or The Discovery of America. He also published the largely identical India Orientalis-series, as well as many other illustrated works on a wide range of subjects. His books were published in Latin, and were also translated into German, English and French to reach a wider reading public."

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         Pandectarum Veteris et Novi Testamenti, Libri XII. OT. BR. Tertio ab Autore revisi, emaculati, aucti, & restituti. Titel mit Holzschnittillustration in Rot und Schwarz und Druckermarke am Ende des Buches. ANGEBUNDEN: Friedrich Peypus: Loci Insigniores Et Concordantes ex utroque testamento concinna admodum brevitate recens congesti, scripturam ad varios usus allegaturis mire commodaturi, quorum capita in calae reperies. Titel mit illustrierter Holzschittbordüre und Druckermarke am Ende.

      Argentorati [Strassburg]: Johann Schott bzw. Nürnberg; Peypus 1528 20 Blatt, Bl. 1-269, 3 Bl.; Bl. 1-48, 4 Bl. Ledereinband der Zeit auf Holz mit drei Bünden und handschriftlichem Rückenschild und einer Schließe, Klein-Oktav, 16,5 x 10,5 cm. (Einband wurmspurig, fleckig, Fehlstellen im Bezug und kleine Verluste an den Ecken im Holz, eine Schließe fehlt, innen vorne und hinten nur wenig Wurmspuren ohne Buchstabenverlust, es FEHLEN Blatt 156-160, vereinzelt Bleistiftanstreichungen) Innen nur wenig gebräunt oder fleckig. Eine Kopie der fehlenden Seiten auf weisem Papier liegt dem Buch bei. - 1.: Otto Brunfels (auch Brunsfels oder Braunfels, geb. 1488 in Mainz; gest. 23. November 1534 in Bern, Schweiz) war ein deutscher Theologe, Humanist, Mediziner und Botaniker. Zusammen mit Hieronymus Bock und Leonhart Fuchs zählt er zu den \"Vätern der Botanik\". Das vorliegende \"Pandectarum\" ist eines seiner zahlreichen theologischen Werke. (Vgl. Wikipedia). - VD16 B 8532 (für Brunfels). - 2.: Friedrich Peypus (auch Beyfus, Artemisius, um 1458 bis 1535) war ein gelehrter Buchdrucker und einer der ersten Buchhändler zu Nürnberg. Seine Tätigkeit als Drucker bestand teils im Werkdruck für Koberger und Leonhard zu der Aich in Nürnberg und für Lukas Alantsee in Wien, teils im Nachdruck von Reformationsschriften. Durch diese widerrechtliche Beschäftigung trug er viel zur Verbreitung der Ideen der Reformation in Franken bei. Sein Signet bestand in einem Würfel mit der Aufschrift: Ratio vincit (Die Vernunft siegt). (vgl. ADB nach der Onlineversion). - VD16 L 2251 (für Peypus). - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung [Bibliophilie;Alte Drucke;Theologie;Protestanten;Protestantismus;Evangelische;Reformierte;Geschichte;Reformation;Beautiful, Rare and Special;Schönes;Seltenes]

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        Quae extant opera] Plutarchi Chaeronensis Opuscula varia: quae magna ex parte sunt philosophica: Vulgò autem Moralia opuscula nimis augusta appellatione vocantur. Ex Diversorum Interpretationibus, quarum quaedam sunt Henrici Stephani, non antea editae. Indici Superioribus multo locupletiori adiunctae sunt Annotationes eiusdem Henr. Stephani.

      Editio princeps. 8. Holzschnitt-Titelblatt, 731 Seiten. / Woodcut-Titlepage, 731 pages. Original Hardcover. Originale Ganzlederbände des 18.Jahrhunderts. Minimal berieben. Kapitale bestossen. Einbandvergoldung etwas verblichen. / Original 18th century full calf. Binding firm and only slightly rubbed. Gilt lettering and ornamenting on spine slightly faded. Text in Latein (Lateinisch) / Text in latin. Henri Estienne, also known as Henricus Stephanus, was a 16th-century Parisian printer and classical scholar. The eldest son of the great Robert Estienne (150359), he was born in Paris in 1528 (some sources say 1531), and died at Lyon in 1598.

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