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        Autograph letter signed to "my cozen Tunstall," most likely Bishop Cuthbert Tunstall

      1537. <p>Rokeby, John (d. 1573). Autograph letter signed to "my cozen Tunstall," most likely Bishop Cuthbert Tunstall (1474-1559). 1 - 1/2pp. N.p., n.d. 223 x 184 mm. Fine apart from light soiling.</p><p>From ecclesiastical lawyer John Rokeby, who acted as one of Henry VIII&#39;s counsel in his divorce from Katharine of Aragon and later served as a member of the Council of the North, a regional administrative body originally established by Richard III and later reinstated by Henry VIII in 1530 as a means of exerting control over England&#39;s pro-Catholic northern counties. His correspondent was most likely Bishop Cuthbert Tunstall, who served as president of the Council in 1530 and 1537; Tunstall is best known today as the author of De arte supputandi libri quattuor (1522), the first book published in England devoted exclusively to mathematics.</p><p> In his letter Rokeby asks Tunstall for a "contribution to enable me to go through with my presant Undertaking . . . I began this Method last yeare but was check&#39;d by ill health & want of the proper Instrument Lond. being too expensive for me & some necessary Cloaths awanting however am now determin&#39;d to goe by sea as soon as possablely I can . . ." Rokeby and Tunstall may have been related, as they were both from the same part of England and Rokeby addressed Tunstall as "cozen."</p>

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        DE RE NAVALI LIBELLUS, IN ADOLESCENTULORUM BONARUM LITERARUM STUDIOSORUM FAVOREM, ex Baysii vigiliis excerptus, & in brevem summulam facilitatis gratia redactus. Apud Haeredes Simonis Vincentii.

      Lyon, 1537 - . 16 cm. 72 pág., 8 h. de índices (sign. a-d8, e4, f8.) Marca tipográfica en la portada, capitulares xilográficas. Enc. en pergamino reciente. Restauración en la portada. * Rara edición lionesa de la adaptación de Charles de Estienne al tratado de Lazare de Baïf (1496-1547) sobre los barcos y la guerra naval en la antigüedad. Precisamente apareció en Lyon en el mismo año que la primera edición parisina. Destacan, al final, dos completos índices: el primero en griego y latín y el segundo en francés para facilitar la comprensión de los lectores. Baudrier VII, 247. No en la BNF, que menciona sólo la edición de París. naval, guerra marítima, barcos, siglo XVI Història naval Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 latín [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Annotationes in L.II. De Captivis & postliminio reversis : in quibus tractatur de Re Navali. Per autorem recognitae eiusdem annotationes in tractarum de auro & argento legato, quibus vestimentorum & vasculorum genera explicantur. ( ) Item Antonii Thylesii de coloribus libellus, à coloribus vestium non alienus.

      1537 - Livre ancien (1) bl, 323 pp, (4), table. Complet de ses 23 bois gravés hors-texte sur l'art naval, avec le livre des vases antiques, le livre des vestales. Un des très beaux livres illustrés du 16ème siècle abondamment illustré de figures sur bois hors texte représentant dans le premier livre les bateaux de l'antiquité mis en action avec personnages et détails de gréement, et dans le second livre des figures hors-texte représentant les vestales , et pour la troisième partie des vases antiques représentés pleine page avec pour certains des diagrammes des proportions. Condition : Petit in-4 en veau usagé, dos absent, déchirure avec manque au feuillet O1 (1er feuillet du Traité des couleurs d&#146;Antoine Thyles). Au verso : marque de Froben. Illustré de 23 bois hors-texte pour la partie concernant l&#146;art naval, 3 bois hors-texte pour la partie costumes, 6 grands bois et 3 bois dans le texte pour le livre des vases. COMPLET DE SES 35 ILLUSTRATIONS. Textes en latin et en grec pour le premier traité, et en latin pour les trois autres. -. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        In Sacrosancta quatuor Evangelia et Apostolorum Acta

      Tiguri [i.e., Zürich]: in Officina Froschoviana, 1537 - Of Franciscan monastic background, Pellicanus (1478-1556) an was an early follower of Luther, and heavily influenced by Erasmus of Rotterdam. Having learned Hebrew from Johann Reuchlin, he was the first Christian to publish a Hebrew grammar (in 1501), and taught Sebastian Münster, one of the greatest Christian Hebraists of the sixteenth century. In 1526 Pellicanus was appointed professor of Greek and Hebrew at Zürich, at the invitation of Zwingli. During the years 1532 through 1539, Pellicanus used his vast knowledge of Hebrew and Greek to issue his magnum opus, a commentary on the entire Bible, of which this volume on the Four Gospels and the Acts of the Apostles forms the sixth and penultimate part. It is quite rare in institutions; OCLC finds only one copy in the US (UVa) First edition. Folio. Title with woodcut printer's device, woodcut initials. [12], 316, [4, blank]; 152, [4, blank]; 248; 238, [2, blank]; 246 pp. Contemporary vellum. Faint dampstaining to lower corner, diminishing throughout; occasional underlining and marginalia. Overall, an impressive, fine copy, remarkably clean and entirely complete, with all blanks. Institutional bookplate with presentation leaf tipped to the front free endpaper. Adams P-592; OCLC: 24817348 (one copy in US) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        CHRONICUM ABBATIS URSPERGENSIS, A NINO REGE ASSYRIORUM MAGNO usque ad Fridericum II Romanorum imperatorem, ex optimis autoribus .. per studiosum historiarum .. PARALEIPOMENA RERUM MEMORABILIUM, a Friderico usque ad Carolum V Augustum .. ab anno Domini M.CC.XXX usque ad annum M.D.XXXVII .. per eundem studiosum annexa

      Strasburg: Craton Mylius, 1537. Hardcover. Good. Portraits (107) on black ground +some historiated & foliated intial capitals. Titlepage with lion carrying pillar & coat of arms printer&#39;s mark. Folio blindstamped pig with border of heads in roundelles, corner lozenges with unicorn? +another roll with pairs of figures & central plant figures, on 4 raised bands with diagonally divided compartments (damage to corners crudely repaired with calf, head of spine with half inch loss, some marks & scratches). Titlepage with printer&#39;s mark (mounted to repair old tear without loss) +[3]pp dedication +[1]p contents +cccccvi(506)pages. LACKS 2 text leaves and 1 half title to the Paraleipomena (K3-4 & g4), brown spot 3cm diameter to one leaf (285/6). Some old marginal repairs without loss, fly leaf remargined, early biographical note on titlepage, marginal tanning. *Wide margined copy with shoulder notes. A collection of early chronicles by Burchardus. The dedication says that Philip Melanchthon asked for this edition and on p343-6 is a letter from the pubisher Mylius to Melanchthon dated March 1537.

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        Libri novem musarum niminibus inscripti, interprete laurentio valla.sub edictio et privilegio caesaris ad quadriennium.

      In fine: Coloniae, Apud Eucharium Cervicorum. Mense August. 1537, Coloniae - [Figurato Classici Storici] (cm.31) bella piena pergamena con unghie del XIX secolo. Titolo manoscritto al dorso, capitelli cuciti a mano a due colori. Segnalibro in seta. -- cc. 14 nn., pp. 274 + 1 c. bianca. Caratteri rotondi, testo anche in greco. Opera poco nota, tradotta dal Valla che contiene molte notizie di carattere geografico e naturalistico associate alle pratiche degli oracoli. Magnifico frontis figurato che rappresenta le fatiche di Ercole inciso da Anton Woensam, più altra bella cornice con allegorie di figure e putti. Ambedue sono rappresentate nel III vol. di Choix, a pag. 979 e 1078. Inoltre, il volume contiene 11 grandi capilettera figurati (cm.5,5x5,5) di singolare bellezza, dal celebre alfabeto degli infanti del Durer; sempre illustrati nel III vol. di Choix alla tavola a pag. 1080(Cfr. Choix 3451). Pregiata edizione e rara, manca a Choix, Bm. Stc. German, Graesse e Brunet. Un insignificante forellino di tarlo ottimamente restaurato all' estremo margine bianco di varie carte verso la fine, peraltro esemplare assolutamente magnifico di grande freschezza, ben marginato e nitidissimo con in fine due carte antiche aggiunte, che contengono molte annotazioni manoscritte in francese di carattere biografico su Herodoto, firmate e datate: "Ex libris Lud. Adolp. Cherrier, Octobre 1852". * hoffman "Lexicon Litteratur Der Griechen" II 235; * Choix 3435 (altra edizione); * Adams H 400. [F80] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Carles Amoros provensal a despeses de mestre Lazer milla libreter 1537 CONSTITUCIONS FETES P. LA SACRA CAESAREA CATÓLICA Y REAL MAGESTAT DEL Emperador don Carles: y per la molt alta y excellentissima Senyora Dona Johanna Mare sua Reys de Castella y de Arago: y de les dos Sicilies en la Quarta Cort De Cathalunya: en la Sglesya de sancta Maria de la Villa de Monço en lany MDIIIvii. (Colophon). Barcelona, Carles Amoros provensal a despeses de mestre Lazer milla libreter, 1537. In - 4° legatura pregiata moderna in pergamena con lo stemma aragonese in rosso e fregi dorati. (viii) ff. bianchi,18 fogli, (4) ff. bianchi. Frontespizio in rosso e nero, incisioni ai lati e lo stemma imperiale al centro, caratteri tipografici gotici. Bell' esemplare. Scheda provvisoria.

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        CONSTITUCIONS FETES P. LA SACRA CAESAREA CATÓLICA Y REAL MAGESTAT DEL Emperador don Carles: y per la molt alta y excellentissima Senyora Dona Johanna Mare sua Reys de Castella y de Arago: y de les dos Sicilies en la Quarta Cort De Cathalunya: en la Sglesya de sancta Maria de la Villa de Monço en lany MDIIIvii. (Colophon).

      Carles Amoros provensal a despeses de mestre Lazer milla libreter, Barcelona 1537 - CONSTITUCIONS FETES P. LA SACRA CAESAREA CATÓLICA Y REAL MAGESTAT DEL Emperador don Carles: y per la molt alta y excellentissima Senyora Dona Johanna Mare sua Reys de Castella y de Arago: y de les dos Sicilies en la Quarta Cort De Cathalunya: en la Sglesya de sancta Maria de la Villa de Monço en lany MDIIIvii. (Colophon). Barcelona, Carles Amoros provensal a despeses de mestre Lazer milla libreter, 1537. In-4° legatura pregiata moderna in pergamena con lo stemma aragonese in rosso e fregi dorati. (viii) ff. bianchi,18 fogli, (4) ff. bianchi. Frontespizio in rosso e nero, incisioni ai lati e lo stemma imperiale al centro, caratteri tipografici gotici. Bell' esemplare. Scheda provvisoria. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Euclidis posteriores libri IX. Accessit liber XVI. de solidorum regularium cujuslibet intra quodlibet comparatione. (2. Band) Frankfurt, I. Rosae 1654. 8°. 680 S., mit gr. Holzschn.-Druckermarke a. d. Titel u. zahlr. mathem. u. geometr. Beispielen im Text, Prgt. d. Zt. mit Rtit.

      - VD17 23:324624P - De Backer-S. II, 214 - nicht in BL.- Christoph Klau (1537 - 1612), geboren in Bamberg, unterrichtete Mathematik am Jesuitenkollegium in Rom. Ab 1574 erschien seine Euklidausgabe, die rund 200 Jahre maßgeblich blieb und zahlreiche Auflagen erlebte.- Enthält die Bücher 7 - 16.- Titel unten angerändert, mit hs. Besitzvermerk u. gestempelt, durchgehend etw. stockfleckig, Ebd. fleckig.

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        Fine 16th century German engraving after Hans Sebald Beham (1500-1550) depicting two male musicians intently playing the bagpipes and shawm or bombard while a woman looks on

      . 52 x 40 mm., Beham's initials in the plate to upper left. A fine impression on laid paper with thread margins.. A rare contemporary version in reverse of the print first published in ca. 1537. Pauli: Hans Sebald Beham Ein Kritisches Verzeichnis 191a. Bartsch 190. Kinsky: Music in Pictures p. 80 no. 2 (the original version).

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        De Aureo Dente Maxillari Pueri Silesii, primum, utrum eius generatio naturalis fuerit, nec ne; Deinde an digna eius interpretatio dari queat. Including : De natura differentiis et causis eorum, qui dormientes ambulant, vigilantium opera, eaq.Leipzig, Valentinus Voegelinus, 1595 (colophon: printed by Michael Lanzenberger). 2 parts in 1 volume. Small 8vo. 19th-century half vellum.

      Crowley 7; Poletti, p. 105 (taken from the Rosenthal Cat. 22); cf. Adams H-997-998; Durling 2460; Guerini, pp. 214-217; BMC STC German, p. 417. Rare first combined edition of two medical works by Jacob Horst (1537-1600), professor of medicine at the Julius University in Helmstadt, first published separately by the same publisher in 1593. The first work is an early treatise on dentistry, in which Horst tried to solve the famous mystery of the golden tooth. The second work is on sleepwalking. Browned, with an owner's inscription dated 1598 and some minor water stains; binding in good condition, worn spine with a small tear. Good copy.

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        Bericht von den wunderbaren bezoardischen Steinen, so wieder allerley gifft krefftiglich dienen, und aus den Leiben der frembden Thiere genommen werden... Including : WITTICH, Johann. Von dem Ligno Guayaco, Wunderbawm, Res nova genandt, von der China, ex Occidentali India, von der Sarssa Parilla, von dem Fenchelholz Sassafras, Und von dem Griessholz, so man Lignum Nephriticum nennet... Leipzig, Hans Steinman's heirs, 1589. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With the first title-page printed in red and black, 2 other title-pages, and colophon with large woodcut printer's device. 19th-century boards.

      Alden & Landis 589/66; Arents 34; BMC STC German, p. 923; Sinkankas 7291 (not seen); VD16 W 3799 & VD16 W 3827; cf. Ferguson, pp. 554-555 (2nd ed.); Sabin 104966 (2nd ed.); not in Adams. Very rare first edition of an early treatise on the bezoar stone and other minerals by the physician Johann Wittich (1537-1596). Translation of the title: "Advice concerning the wonderful bezoar stones, which serve powerfully against all kinds of poison and which are taken out of bodies of strange animals; as well as about stones which, from their hidden and inborn nature and force, exercise an unheard of and unbelievable effect...''. A large part of the work is devoted to tobacco (pp. 93-116). Finally, on pages 132-146, the new Silesian terra sigillata, called axungia solis is described. The second work is a treatise dealing with guaiac wood, China-root, the sarsaparilla of Vesalius, sassafras and lignum nephriticum which were all used against syphilis. An interesting compilation of extracts from writers such as Garcia de Orta, Jean Liébault (ca. 1535-1596) (on tobacco), and Nicolas Monardes (ca. 1512-1588).With owner's entries in ink in manuscript on title. Some worming and browning; corner leaf E3 cut off. Good copy of a work on the medicinal effects of stones, minerals and herbs, including tobacco.

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        De agricultura opusculum.(Colophon: Venice, Merchiore Sessa, 1536). 8vo. With Sessa's large woodcut device on title-page (with a cat catching a mouse in a cartouche of dolphins and foliage, with the motto "Dissimiliu[m] infida societas"), decorated woodcut initials. Decorated paper wrappers (ca. 1800, woodblock-printed in red) covered with a limp sheepskin parchment wrapper (made from an earlier Latin manuscript with its text on the inside, mentioning dates in 1546 and 1547), with manuscript title on spine.

      BMC NH, p. 2203; ICCU CNCE 30018 (5 copies); Janson, Pomona's Harvest, p. 34; Kress 41; USTC 862411 (citing ICCU); WorldCat (4 copies); cf. BMC STC Italian, p. 719 (1537, 1541 & 1556 eds.); Hunt 47 (1541 ed.); not in Arnold Arboretum; Bradley. Rare second edition, and first in common Italian (in spite of the Latin title), of "the very first book dealing exclusively with fruits" (Janson), written by Antonio Venuti. The extremely rare first edition, also with the title in Latin, was published in 1516 and was one of the earliest texts written in the Sicilian dialect. It was "translated" into common Italian for the present edition and the following editions in 1537, 1541 and 1556.The book is divided into two parts, the first dealing with fruit trees and the second with viniculture. It gives insight into the early development of agriculture in Sicily.With occasional underlining, two minor ink stains in the margins, and two pages with some old scribbling covered with opaque white. Good copy.

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        Oder Gründlicher Gebrauch von Etz - Arbeit, in und ausserhalb Feuers aus Alchymischen und natürlichen Grunde, nehmlich, Härten, Weichen, Schmeltzen, Scheiden, Etzen, Abformen, Abgiessen, etc. Wie auch Jede Farbe zubereiten, erhalten, bessern und wiederbringen: Alls zum Mahlen, Schreiben, Illuminiren, Vergülden, Stücken, Edelgesteinen. Nebenst beygefügtem Register. 2 Tle. in 1 Band. Frankfurt u. Leipzig, Johann Caspar Meyer 1687. Kl. 8°. 203 S., 6 (2 w.) Bll., Prgt. d. Zt.

      - VD17 23:303053G - Ferchl 288 - Ferguson I, 486 - Darmstaedter, Bergbüchlein S. 197 - Schießl 9 - nicht bei Caillet, Duveen, Kopp, Rosenthal u. Schmieder. - Wie die meisten Kunst-Büchlein des 16. u. 17. Jahrhunderts von großer Seltenheit.- Laut ferguson handelt es sich um eine auch noch später aufgelegte, modernisierte Neuausgabe eines zuerst 1537 in Augsburg erschienenen Kunstbüchleins, in Verbindung mit der Neubearbeitung von "Rechter Gebrauch der Alchemie? 1531. Am Schluß ausführl. Inhaltsverzeichnis.- Durchgehend gebräunt od. fleckig, Ebd. bestoßen u. stärker fleckig, Bindebänder fehlen.

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        Dialogus D. Ioannis Chrysostomi de Episcopatu & sacerdotio, Germano Brixio Antissiodorensi interprete.

      Marburg, apud Eucharium Cervicornum, 1537.. Small 8vo. 207,(1) p. 19th century full calf. 16.5 cm (Ref: VD16 J461; not in Ebert; not in Brunet) (Details: Printer's device on the title; woodcut coat of arms of Hessen on the verso of the title and on the verso of the last leaf; 19th century blind ruled binding) (Condition: Name cut from the blank upper margin of the title, and replaced by a strip of paper; some old ink underlinings and annotations; hole in the outer margin of the last leaf repaired with paper, not affecting text or engraving) (Note: This dialogue is one of the most read and most printed works of Chrysostomus. It was written 10 years after his ordination to bishop in 373. The partner in this dialogue is Chrysostomus' friend Basilius Magnus. The discussion is about the episcopate and priesthood. The Latin translation is by the French humanist Germanus Brixius (Germain de Brie), 1490-1538, pupil of the Greek scholar J. Lascaris, and later secretary to the bishop of Albi. He was also secretary of Queen Anne, second wife of Henry VIII. He is best known for the literary argument he had with Thomas More. They exchanged quarrelsome epigrams. The quarrel was ended by Erasmus, friend of both humanists. The printer Eucharius Hirtzhorn (Cervicornus) worked in Cologne since 1517 and in Marburg from 1535 until 1538. He printed scholarly editions of Greek and Latin classics. He is well known for the beauty and the clarity of his types and the quality of his paper. His printer's device shows 3 lilies rising from a thorn-bush, above the lilies a motto: sicut lilium inter spinas. (See for Hirtzhorn: Rudolf Schmidt: Deutsche Buchhändler. Deutsche Buchdrucker, 1905)) (Collation: A - N-8) (Photographs on request).

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        Conicorum Lib. V. VI. VII. paraphraste Abalphato Asphahanensi nunc primum editi. Additus in calce Archimedis Assumptorum liber, ex codicibus Arabicis m.ss... Abrahamus Ecchellensis... latinos reddidit. Io Alfonsus Borellus... curam in Geometricis versioni contulit, & notas uberiores in universum opus adiecit...Florence: Giuseppe Cocchini, 1661.

      First edition, large-paper copy in contemporary morocco. Editio princeps of books V-VII of the Conics, the most original parts of Apollonius' treatise on conic sections. Books I-IV were translated and published in 1537, and at the time it was believed that the remaining books were lost. "In the first half of the seventeenth century the Medici family acquired an Arabic manuscript containing Books V-VII of Apollonius's Conics, which had been lost up to that time. In 1658, with the help of the Maronite scholar Abraham Ecchellensis, Giovanni Borelli prepared an edited Latin translation of the manuscript, which was published three years later (the offered work). This was a valuable addition to the mathematical knowledge of the time, for whereas Books I-IV of the Conics dealt with information already known to Apollonius's predecessors, Books V-VII were largely original. Book V discusses normals to conics and contains Apollonius's proof for the construction of the evolute curve; Book VI treats congruent and similar conics and segments of conics; Book VII is concerned with propositions about inequalities between various functions of conjugate diameters" (Norman). <br/><br/> "The fifth book reveals better than any other the giant intellect of its author. Difficult questions of maxima and minima, of which few examples are found in earlier works, are here treated most exhaustively. The subject investigated is to find the longest and shortest lines that can be drawn from a given point to a conic. Here are also found the germs of the subject of evolutes and centres of osculation" (Cajori, A History of Mathematics). <br/><br/> The work also contains the first printing of the Assumptorum liber, attributed to Archimedes. <br/><br/> &#10087;Norman 58, Honeyman 119, De Vitry 29.. Folio (348 x 230 mm), pp [xxxvi] 415 [1:blank], with numerous woodcut diagrams in text, title in red nad black, correction slips pasted on pp 300, 312 and 352; a fine, crisp copy in contemporary brown morocco, gilt fillets and panels on sides, gilt paneled spine, gilt edges, discrete repair to head of spine

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        Fine 16th century German engraving after Hans Sebald Beham (1500-1550) depicting two male musicians intently playing the bagpipes and shawm or bombard while a woman looks on

      52 x 40 mm., Beham&#39;s initials in the plate to upper left. A fine impression on laid paper with thread margins. . A rare contemporary version in reverse of the print first published in ca. 1537. Pauli: Hans Sebald Beham Ein Kritisches Verzeichnis 191a. Bartsch 190. Kinsky: Music in Pictures p. 80 no. 2 (the original version).

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        (Wohl) altkolor. doppelblattgroßer Holzschnitt aus Benedetto Bordone's Isolario. Venedig, 1537. 28,5 x 38 cm.

      1537. . Zeigt die Inselwelt Europas von Norwegen bis Nordafrika und von Spanien bis Griechenland.- Der Kartograph und Graphiker Benedotto Bordone (1460-1531) aus Padua wurde durch seine erstmals 1528 in Venedig herausgegebenen 'Isolare' berühmt, welches zu den frühesten gedruckten kartographischen Werken zählt.- Verso mit italienischem Text und einer graphischen Darstellung der Weltkugel.- Teils knapprandig, die schwarze Einfassungslinie im Fußsteg fehlt.

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        D. Ioannis Chrysostomi De Profectv Euangelii Homilia cum eiusdem tractatibus aliquot, omnibus Christvm vere diligentibus, utilissimis. Sermo in dictum Apostoli: Nolo vos ignorare fratres, quod patres nostri omnes sub nube fuerunt. Ite[m] Homilia in dictum Apostoli ad Corinthios: Oportet & haereses esse. & alia ... necessaria. Omnia sub hac Enchiridii forma excusa nunquam.

      Antverpiae [Antwerpen], In aedibus Ioannis Steelsii [typis Ioan. Graphei.] Anno. 1537. mense Nouemb. In scuto Burgundiae.. 15 x 10,5 cm. [56] Bl. Mit einigen figürlichen Holzschnitt-Initialen und einer Holzschnitt-Druckermarke. Moderner dunkelbrauner Ganzlederband im Stil der Zeit, mit Blindprägung auf beiden Deckeln. Teilweise mit Nässespur im oberen Rand.. Nijhoff-Kronenberg Nr. 2632 (zwei Exemplare). Lagensignatur A8-G8, das Kolophon lautet "Typis Ioan. Graphei. Anno. XXXVII", verso die große Holzschnitt-Verlegermarke Steels. Sehr selten. Nach Nijhoff-Kr. eine unveränderte Neuauflage ("volkomen gelijk") der Ausgabe November 1536 (= Nr. 560). KVK weist für die vorliegende Ausgabe nicht ein einziges Exemplar nach! Extreme rare Antwerp imprint, no copy in Worldcat.

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        Historia persecutionum quas in Aphrica olim circa D. Augustini tempora, Christiani perpessi sub Genserycho & Hunerycho Vandalorum regibus...

      Cologne : Eucharius [Cervicornus] August 1537 . Second Edition Small 8vo, A-I8, title within an architectural woodcut border, large initial "Q" at beginning of text, printer's device on verso of last leaf, titlepage a little frayed touching the border at fore-edge, A3 skewed in binding and consequently cropped at fore-edge with loss of some letters, some browning, recently re-cased in limp vellum from an old manuscript. Although rare, this is not the first edition as is often claimed. Adams records an edition [Paris Johann Petit. c.1510] in the University Library and two other copies of that edition are located by the Catalogue Collectif de France. Victor Vitensis (b. circa 430) was an African bishop of the Province of Byzacena (called Vitensis from his See of Vita). His importance rests on his Historia persecutionis Africanae Provinciae, temporibus Geiserici et Hunirici regum Wandalorum. This is mainly a contemporary narrative of the cruelties practised against the orthodox Christians of Northern Africa by the Arian Vandals. Much of it is an eyewitness account. BL 003786528Not in Adams

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        De natura stirpium libri tres, Cum indice omnium universi operis observatione dignorum copiosissimo.

      Basel, Foben & Episcop,März 1537.. Folio. 46 n.n. Bl., 666 S., 1 Bl. Mit 2 wiederholten Holzschnitt-Druckermarken auf dem Titel und dem letzten Blatt. Halblederband um 1920 im Stil des 18. Jahrhunderts mit rotem goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und floraler Rückenvergoldung.. VD16 R-3499. - Adams R-873. - BM Germann Books 760. - Hirsch V, 115. - Pritzel 7885. - Zweite, im Jahr nach der ersten in Paris gedruckten Ausgabe erschienen. Jean de la Ruel war Leibarzt von Francois I. Seine Vorliebe galt der Botanik sowie der Kommentierung klassischer Autoren der Naturwissenschaften. Laut Darmstädter S. 79 hat er als Erster den Spinat als Lebensmittel beschrieben, der vermutlich von den Arabern in Spanien eingeführt wurde. - Ca 150 Seiten mit unschön hinterlegten Wurmspuren. Durchgehend stockfleckig. Einbanddeckel beschabt und mit Kratzspur.

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        Historia persecutionu(m), quas in Aphrica olim circa Augustini tempora, Christiani perpessi sub Genserycho et Hunerycho Vandalorum regibus (edit. Reinhard Lorich aus Hadamar).

      Köln bei Eucharius (Cervicornus=Hirschhorn) 1537 in 8vo (15 x 10 cm).. Einsp. Druck m. Zierleiste u. großer figürl. Initiale, alles in Holzschn., Titel mit Cleopatra-Holzschn.-Bordüre (H.-Z. Tafel 29 Nr. 89 = Merlo Sp. 1054 Nr. 451), Kopie nach Holbein (Butsch I Taf. 53=Hieronym. II p 452 Nr. 418 mit Ab. p 604) u. in fine ganzseitige Vignette (etwa Dr.-Marke?) des "Rasenden Jünglings vor der Frauengestalt 'Haß u. Leidenschaft'", alles in Holzschn., alte Marginalien auf Titel und im Text, leicht gebräunt u. etwas fleckig; einschl. Titel: 5 (v. 8) ungez. Bl., 125, (3) pp. Mod. Pgtbd mit Titel-Prägung, tadellos. - Bischof Victor's Schilderung, etwa 486 vefaßt, ist der einzige authentische Bericht über d. Christenverfolgung durch die Vandalen in Nordafrika mit wörtl. Wiedergabe des Verfolg.-Edikts Hunerichs vom 24.2.484. Hrsg. (mit Vorwort) ist der Humanist u. kathol. Priester m. 'lutherisch. Gesinnung' (heiratete - nach Luther - ebenfalls 1525!) aus Hadamar u. wegen der im Vorwort geäußerten 'reformator. Geisteshaltung' wurden die 3 Bl 'Vorrede' kastriert u. das zauberhafte 'Ogdoastichon' überlebte den Fanatismus v. Zensur u. Indizierung u. man begnügte sich mit dem Vermerk (Titel verso): "Reinh. Lorich inter prohibitos autores classae 1". So kam das Buch auf den Index u. wurde fast restl. verbrannt (causa raritatis!). Deshalb ist es heute das seltenste Buch Hirtzhorns: die USTB Köln hat kein Expl u. Wohlgemuth kann keins nachweisen. - Vd 16, V 982 - BSB-AK LVI 4 (P.lat.1990) - BMSTCG 892 - Re I Nr. 158 mit Abb. = Re Bu 7/71 mit Abb. - Adams II, V 649 (ledigl. Paris 1510) - Graesse VII 301 (ledigl. Basel 1533) u. vgl. desweiteren auch Wohlgemuth p 119 Nr. 37.01. - Zu Gerhard Lorich aus Hadamar (1485-vor 1553): Vgl. DBE VI 474/75 - ADB XIX 196 - NDB XV (1987) 183/84..

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        Iudiciarii [Judiciarii] Processus Compendiu[m], Atque Adeo Iuris...

      1537. Alciati, Andrea[s] [1492-1550], Attributed. Hegendorph, Christoph [1500-1540], Editor. Iudiciarii [Judiciarii] Processus Compendiu[m], Atque Adeo Iuris Utriusq[ue]; Praxis. Locis tam Multis, Tamq[uam] Insignibus Integritati Suae Restitutis, Fere ut Nov[um], Ac Pene Aliud Opus hoc Nostrum Iudicet, Qui Primo Illi Coloniensi Contulerit. Accessit huc & Iuris Discendi Methodus, & De Artibus Iurisconsulto Futuro Necessariis, Oratio Elegantissima, Authore Christophoro Hegendorphino. Paris: Apud Ioannem Parvum [Chevallon], 1537. [viii], 271 ff. Signatures M and N (ff. 97-104) bound in reverse order. Octavo (6-1/2" x 4"). Contemporary vellum, raised bands and early hand-lettered title to spine, another title to foot of text block in early hand, ties lacking. Light soiling, rubbing to extremities with some wear to spine ends, top edge of front board and corners, a few worm holes to boards and front pastedown, partial crack between text block and rear free endpaper. Attractive crible initials. Toning, faint dampstaining to endleaves and a few text leaves. Early owner signature to foot of title page, annotation in his hand to endleaves, interior otherwise clean. * An important Italian humanist and professor of law at Avignon, Bologna, Milan, Padua, Ferrara and Bourges, Alciati was one of the first jurists to base his interpretation of civil law on the history, languages and literature of antiquity, and to conduct original research on the texts rather than merely copy earlier glosses. His work was deeply influential and his services were retained by the kings of France and Spain, as well as by several Italian princes. As one would expect, there was a large market for his works. In addition to those published by Alciati there are several unauthorized publications based on lecture notes compiled by his students. First published in Cologne in 1530, Iudiciarii Processus Compendium, a treatise on procedure in civil and canon law, appears to fall into this latter category. Some sources say it is not based on Alciati's work and is the work of an anonymous author. It was nevertheless a popular work that went through several editions and issues over the next 30 years. OCLC locates 3 copies of this imprint, 1.

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        Zu I.: Libri novem interprete Laur. Valla (1415- 1465) iam primum a C. Heresbachio e Graeco in Latinum conversus. - Zu II.: Biblioth. historic. libri XVII partim nunc primum in lucem editi.

      Köln 1537 bei Euch. Hirtzhorn für Gottfr. Hittorp - Basel 1548 bei H. Petri - alles in folio (30x20 cm). Herrlicher zeitgenöss. brauner Blindpräge-Bd auf 5 erhab. Bünden, Deckel von 2 figürl.-floralen Rollen streng symmetr. geprägt, excell.- Zu Herodot: Einschl. Titel: 14 nnff, 274 pp, 1 f weiß. Einspalt. Druck (Index: 3-spalt.) - vereinzelt mit griech. Texteinschüben - mit maler. großem Hirtzhorn-Alphabet u. Zierleisten (Butsch I Taf. 82/3) u. der berühmt. sign. Herkules-Titelbord. (Butsch I Taf. 84 = Merlo Sp 971, 1044/45 Nr. 433) nebst weiterer Agrippina-Agrippa-Randverzierung (H.-Z. Taf. 20 Nr. 74=Merlo Sp. 971, 1054 Nr. 452), der ges. Buch- Schmuck - in scharfgrat. Abdrucken - v. Woensam v. Worms, tadell. - Zweite Aufl. der v. dem Humanisten, polygl. Juristen u. Ex-Priester ('um heiraten zu können, ließ er sich in d. Laienstand zurückvers.') Konr. v. Heresbach erstm. 1526 (Vd 16, H 2509) besorgt. Herausg. der opera in der lat. Übersetz. Laurenz Valla, angefügt die v. Hrsg. besorgte Übers. der vita Homeri aus dem Griech. Gewidmet ist das Werk Joh. Gogravius (keine biogr. Daten auffindbar), dem Juristen u. Legaten d. Herzogs v. Jülich u. Kleve 'ex Düsseldorp' (so Vorw.) u. 'ex Hamboech' (= Homberg/Niederrhein, so Nachw.). Heresbach - zusammen mit Bockenrod, Peter Mosellanus, Gerh. v. Westerburg u. a. an der Kölner Bursa Montana - war 'gebürtig von Heresbach, einem Dorf in dem Herzogtum Kleve; dieser Ort gehörte vor Zeiten seinen Vorelt. Er selbst war herzogl. Rat u. Praeceptor des Prinzen in allerhand Wissenschaften wohl bewandert Erasmus, Sturm u. Melanchth. waren seine besten Freunde ' (Iselin aaO). - Diese Hirtzhorn-Ausg. m. Woensam-Buchschm. ist unübertroffen schön u. inzw. sehr rar! - Vd 16, H 2510 - Adams I 536, H 400. - Unbek. bei: BSB-AK XVI 229/30, obwohl sich Vd 16 ausdrückl. auf ein Expl v. BSB beruft. - Zu Konr. Heresbach (1496-1576): Vgl. Jöcher II 1530 - Iselin Lex Suppl (1744) II 146 - Buchb. IV 974/75 - ADB XII 103 ff - NDB 8, 606f - DBE IV 613. - Zu Woensam v. Worms (*nach 1492 - 1541): Vgl. ADB XLIII 704 - DBE X 558 - ThB XXXVI 165 ff - Nagler Lex XXV 39 ff u. Monogramm. I 660 ff Nr. 1485..

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        De curatione pleuritidis per Venae Sectionem.

      Lyon, Michaelem Parmanterium, 1537. - in-4. 6ff. 392pp. 10ff. Demi-reliure postérieure. Edition Originale de cet ouvrage sur la saignée d'Andrea Turini (1473-1543), célèbre médecin italien dont la réputation et le savoir lui firent obtenir le titre de médecin personnel des papes Clement VII et Paul III, ainsi que des rois de France Louis XII et François Ier. L'ouvrage fut publié à Lyon avec une préface du grand médecin, littérateur et humaniste français Symphorien Champier (1471- c. 1539) et une lettre d'introduction du médecin italien de Turin, Pietro de Bayro (1468-1558). Andrea Turino dédie son ouvrage au Papa Paul III et au médecin de François Ier Lodovicus Paniza. Ses conceptions sur la saignée suscitèrent en Italie des controverses parmi les grands noms de l'époque, que ce volume illustre à travers 3 textes que Turini a fait imprimer à la suite de son ouvrage: 1). "Epistola Ioannis Manardi, Andrea Turino defenditur opinio De Sectione Venae lateris patientis". 2). "Epistola Ioannis Manardi, ad Iacobum Pharusium, Regiensem medicum, de Vena Sectione in Pleuritide et Spodio" (Ioannes Manardi, célèbre médecin italien, Ferrara 1462-1536). 3). "Andreae Turini ad Matthaeum Curtium Ticinen. De Vena in curationes Pleuritides incidenda". (Mathhaeus Curtius autre célèbre médecin italien,1475-1542). Un dernier opuscule, adressé au même Curtius concernant la nourriture, termine le volume. 4). "Disceptatiuncula medica adversus Mathaei Curtii, de prandi et coenae ratione". Mouillures claires. Durling, 4431. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Officiorum Libri Tres. Cum Commentariis Petri Marsi, Francisci Maturani et Ascensii. Adiunctis argumentis Des. Erasm. Roterodami, Necnon addimentis marginalibus eiusdem. Dialogus de Amicitia, cum commentariis Petri Marsi, Omniboni et Ascensij. Dialogus de Senectute, cum commentarijs Petri Marsi, Martinbi Philertici et Ascensij. Paradoxa omnia, cum commentarijs Omniboni, Francisci Maturantiet Ascensij.

      Paris, 1537 (à la fin: excudebat P. Vidoueus typis suis Anno a partu Virgineo, 1537). - in-4.6ff. 274pp. Veau brun, dos à nerfs, encadrement de filets à froid sur les plats, motif central (Reliure de l'époque, dos refait). Belle édtion parisienne de ces textes de Cicéron, qui combine les caractères ronds pour les &#156;uvres et les caractères gothiques pour les commentaires. Nombreuses lettrines et 5 vignettes (4cm. X 3,5cm) sur fond criblé. Des textes d'Erasme, des philologues italiens Pietro Marso et Francesco Maturanti, de l'érudit français Josse Bade, etc. ont concouru à cette savante édition. Très belle marque typographique de l'imprimeur parisien Pierre Vidoue représentant la Fortune avec l'épigraphe "Audentes Juvo". Signatures anciennes de Claude et Jehan Lemoyne (?) sur le titre. Quelques cernes. Bon exemplaire en reliure de l'époque (dos refait).

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        CRONICHE DI MESSER GIOVANNI VILLANI CITTADINO FIORENTINO nelle quali si tratta dell&#39;origine di Firenze, & di tutti e fatti & guerre state fatte da Fiorentini nella Italia,

      Venice, Bartholomeo Zanetti Casterzagense, August 1537.. & nelle quali anchora fa mentione dal principio del mondo infino al tempo dell&#39;Autore, di tutte le guerre state per il mondo, cosi de principi christiani fra loro, come de gli infedeli, & de christiani con gli infedeli. Historia nuova & utile a sapere le cose passate fatte per tutto l&#39;universo. FIRST EDITION 1537, imprint and date from colophon, Italian text, folio in eights, approximately 315 x 220 mm, 12¼ x 8½ inches, printer&#39;s device consisting of a wood engraving of a putto leaning against a tree-stump on title page, 10 wood engraved initials, leaves: (10), 219 (numbered on rectos only), LACKING FINAL LEAF EE4 which was blank on recto and had a repeat of the printer&#39;s putto device on verso, bound in full antique limp vellum, remains of hand-lettering and 2 old hand-lettered paper labels to spine. Vellum worn and stained, 3 tiny holes to upper cover, tiny piece missing at 2 corners, ties missing, head and tail of spine slightly chipped, crack across spine, lower hinge starting to crack in the middle, 1 paper label chipped, pastedowns replaced with sheets printed in Carpi by Antonio Guidotti in 1640 and 1638, 1 with a poem in Italian for the Saint&#39;s day of San Rocco di Carpi and the other with a poem in Latin for San Antonio Eremita by Giorgio Munarino, each with an illustration of the saint, lacking free endpapers, title page with old repairs to margins, large pale brown stain to upper corner affecting text and top corner of image but without any loss, old inscription partly inked out, genitals of putto also inked out, stain persists throughout the volume although much smaller and in the margin only from the 5th leaf of the prelims, by leaf 186 it is deeper and gradually increases in size entering the text on the last 3 leaves, but not obscuring text at all, 2 tiny holes in fore-edge margin of 2nd leaf of prelims, occasional light soiling to margins, pale water stain to some upper outer margins, 1 small stain on text but no loss of legibility, ink note in margin of contents table, brief note in 4 text margins, tiny worm track or just a single hole in upper margin from leaf 147-216 where it becomes larger, just affecting the top lines of text on the last 3 leaves, but with no loss of legibility, track on last 4 leaves neatly repaired, fore-edge margins neatly strengthened on last 3 leaves. Binding tight and firm. A good copy, complete except for final leaf as noted). Giovanni Villani (c. 1276 or 1280&#150;1348) was a statesman and a banker of Florence. He began his famous history of Florence around 1300 and was still writing it when he died of the plague in 1348. It is divided into 10 books beginning with the Tower of Babel and reaching the year 1200 AD by leaf 38 and 1333 by the end of the end of the 10th book which is all that was printed in this first edition. The Croniche was continued by Villani&#39;s brother Matteo and then by his nephew Filippo ending the narration in 1364. Villani&#39;s Croniche was considered an important work at the time and today his interest in economic details, statistical information, and his political and psychological insights mark him out as one of earliest modern historians. He follows a strictly linear narrative format providing intricate details on many important historical events, such as construction projects, floods, fires, famines, and plagues of the city of Florence and the wider region of Tuscany. The Croniche provides the first known biography of Dante Alighieri (1265&#150;1321), author of the Divine Comedy, whom Villani described as haughty, disdainful, and reserved. The celebrated artist Giotto is described as the most sovereign master of painting in his time. Brunet, Volume V, 1225; Harvard, Italian 16th Century Books, Volume II, No. 540. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        [COLLECTION OF MANUSCRIPTS WRITTEN IN OR PERTAINING TO GUATEMALA DURING THE COLONIAL AND POST-COLONIAL PERIODS]

      Guatemala and Spain. 1537-1870.. Forty-five manuscript documents, containing approximately 400pp. total. Various sizes, but mostly folio. Some wear and soiling. Heavy dampstaining and wear to one of the lengthier manuscripts, affecting legibility. About very good. A substantial collection of manuscript material dating from 1537 to 1870, concerning Guatemala. There are approximately forty- five manuscript documents, with the majority being from the 18th and early 19th centuries. A few were written in Spain and concern the region, but most were authored in Guatemala. There are two fragmentary manuscripts from the 16th century, and three lengthier pieces from the 17th century (45pp. total). One manuscript from 1649, numbering 26pp., makes references to "[Bartolome de] Las Cassas." Twenty manuscripts date to the 18th century, totaling about 200pp. These include a brief manuscript that references an earthquake in 1751, and a series of nineteen letters or receipts all stitched together. A further eighteen manuscripts are from the 19th century, all but two of these from the first half of the century, totaling about 150pp. Several of these are signed by Jose de Bustamente y Guerra (1759-1825), the Spanish naval officer who served as Captain General of Guatemala from 1810 to 1817. A small manuscript map, drawn around 1800 is also present, as is a later (possibly early 20th century) pen and ink drawing of three native women by Antonio F. Tejeda. More details can be supplied on request.

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        Fine 16th century German engraving after Hans Sebald Beham (1500-1550) depicting two male musicians intently playing the bagpipes and shawm or bombard while a woman looks on

      52 x 40 mm., Beham&#39;s initials in the plate to upper left. & & A fine impression on laid paper with thread margins. . A rare contemporary version in reverse of the print first published in ca. 1537. Pauli: Hans Sebald Beham Ein Kritisches Verzeichnis 191a. Bartsch 190. Kinsky: Music in Pictures p. 80 no. 2 (the original version).

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        VIRI CLARISSIMI OPUSCULUM DE EMENDATIONIBUS TEMPORUM AB ORBE : condito ad vsque hanc ætatem nostram iuxta veram ac rectam chronographiam ex antiquis ac probatissimis authoribus. In hoc volumine habentur hæc. Emendationes temporum ab orbe conditio

      Venetijs: In Officina Luceantonij Iunte, 1537. VIRI CLARISSIMI OPUSCULUM DE EMENDATIONIBUS TEMPORUM AB ORBE : condito ad vsque hanc ætatem nostram iuxta veram ac rectam chronographiam ex antiquis ac probatissimis authoribus. In hoc volumine habentur hæc. Emendationes temporum ab orbe conditio. Canones in tabulam perpetuam temporum. De vero die passionis Christi. Epitoma emendationis calendarij Romani- by Ioannis Lucidi Samothei (Joannes LUCIDUS)- Large letter woodcuts, printer&#39;s/publisher&#39;s device on t.p. and at colophon (incorporating the initials L A).- in Venetijs- 1537 [Anno M.D. XXXVII. mense Septembri]- 1st Edition- Hardcover:-4to- VG++ antiquarian condition/ no jacket as issued, Later 1/2 Calf Leather and marbled boards, 5 raise bands on spine, 1 panel in red leather with author in gilt and 1 in green with date of 1537, light rubbing at corners, but tight and clean- Collation as follows: [i4], A4-I4, K4-U4, X4-Z4, AA4-BB3. Total 198ff [396pp]- occasional minor spotting, a real nice copy.-SEE PHOTOS- 1st edition (repr. 1546, 1575) of a rare work on chronology by a French (?) priest and mathematician, discussing ancient calendars (i.a. the Roman) and the date of Christ&#39;s death. Woodcut mark on title and at the end. Astronomical woodcut on f. 155v. A few marginalia manuscript additions. Collector&#39;s and library stamps. . 1st Edition. 1/2 Leather & Marble Boards. VG++/No Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Woodcuts. 4to . Ex-Library.

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        Hauss apoteck, zu jeden leibs gebresten fur den gemainen mann und das arm landvolck HERBAL REMEDIES FOR ALL OCCASIONS AND STATES OF MIND

      Hainrich Stainer, Woodcut title by Hans Weiditz depicts a man raking the earth and woman gathering herbs. Among the other woodcuts are illustrations of a herb garden, an apothecary shop, and a banqueting scene. Finely bound in blind-stamped full calf of the period. Second edition (first 1537) of Brunschwig&#39;s popular pharmacology and distillation manual, based on his Thesaurus pauperum, which formed Book Five of his Liber de arte distillandi, also called Grosses destillierbuch. Brunschwig&#39;s advice on herbal remedies became the authority throughout the sixteenth century. Prescriptions are offered for marital compatibility, good memory, happiness, drunkenness and fright. In addition, he describes a number of liqueurs and elixirs; the most curious is a section on intoxication with a large woodcut depicting a wild party.& & Brunschwig (ca. 1450- ca. 1512) was a surgeon primarily concerned with anatomy, treatment of wounds, and pharmacy. The present edition is quite rare with only two copies located. &

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        CASTIGATISSIMI | ANNALI COM LA LORO COPIOSA TAVOLA

      - | della Eccelsa & Illustrissima Republ. di Genoa, da fideli & approuati Scrit- | tori, per el Reuere[n]do Monsignore Agostino Giustiniano Genovese Vescoso di | Nebio accuratamente racolti. Opera certame[n]te molto laudeuole, a Stu- | diosi assai cómoda, & commumente a tutti vtilissimi. Face[n]do per | la varieta delle opere chiaramente conoscere, quando si deb | ba da tutti riprouare el male, & constantemente pró- | curare el bene della sua Republica. | GENOA. | M. D. XXXVII. [1537]. | Cum gratia i privilegio. In folio [8º gr; de 31x23 cm] com [xiv], 282 fólios. Encadernação recente (réplica perfeita de uma encadernação da época) com lombada em pele de carneira natural sobre pastas em madeira (casquinha); rótulo manuscrito (da época); e com fechos em latão ao gosto da época. Corte das folhas azulado da época. Ilustrado com vinhetas na folha de rosto; no verso da folha de rosto (S. Jorge mata o dragão); e capitulares decorativas. Exemplar com ex-libris, carimbos e títulos de posse sobre a folha de rosto. [EN] Binding: recased in the contemporary with origal label at spine. Slighty waterstained. Ownership at title page. Title page with woodcut showing coat of arms of Genova in red and black; large woodcut showing St. Georges fighting the dragon on verso of the title; beautiful woodcut decorated and illustrated initials in the text. Castigatissimi annali con la loro copiosa tavola della eccelsa et illustrissima Republica di Genoa, da fideli et approvati scritti accuratamente racolti. First edition of this important work on the history of Genova from its beginnings up to the year 1527. The work is carefully printed with nice woodcut initials throughout the text. Besides Italian history it concerns also America, containing under the year 1493 (f. 249) an interesting account of Christopher Columbus - a native from Genova - called 'the inventor of the navigation to the New World'. STC Italian p. 306; Adams G 751; Sabin 27518; Harisse 220; Leclerc, Bibliotheca Americana, Catalogue (1687), n. 642. Location/localizacao: raros

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        Nouum Testamentum per Desiderium Erasmum Roterodamum

      London - Apud viduam M. Csaris impensis I. Coccii 1537 - A scarce and early Latin Bible, holding the New Testament. Adorned with several beautifully engraved, decorative, capitals. Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus known as Erasmus of Rotterdam, or simply Erasmus, was a Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social critic, teacher, and theologian. Erasmus was a classical scholar who wrote in a pure Latin style. He was a proponent of religious toleration, and enjoyed the sobriquet Prince of the Humanists; he has been called the crowning glory of the Christian humanists. Using humanist techniques for working on texts, he prepared important new Latin and Greek editions of the New Testament. These raised questions that would be influential in the Protestant Reformation and Catholic Counter-Reformation. He also wrote The Praise of Folly, Handbook of a Christian Knight, On Civility in Children, Copia: Foundations of the Abundant Style, Julius Exclusus, and many other works. Erasmus wrote both on ecclesiastic subjects and those of general human interest. He seems to have regarded the latter as trifling, a leisure activity. By the 1530s, the writings of Erasmus accounted for 10 to 20 percent of all book sales. The popularity of his books is reflected in the number of editions and translations that have appeared since the sixteenth century. Ten columns of the catalogue of the British Library are taken up with the enumeration of the works and their subsequent reprints. This charming biblewas originally published in 1516, and became the foundation of all critical Bible studies, deeply influencing Luther in his German translation of the Bible. Condition: The work is disbound, although with the contemporary calfboards still present. Binding has failed in places, with occasional splitting to the textblock edge. Loss to the title page and first leaf. Bright, although with light age toning to the first and last leaves, as well as marginal tide marks. Neat copperplate ink inscriptions to the last few leaves. Overall: GOOD ONLY [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SEMINARIUM sive Plantarium earum Arborum, quae post hortos conseri solent. quarum nomina, fructus, item etiam conserendi vocabula apud authores bene recepta hoc libello declarantur. In puerorum gratiam atque utilitatem ut post ipsas herbas, etiam arbores.

      Lugduni, Haredes Simonis Vincentii, MDXXXVII (1537). 1537 In-8 (cm. 16,5 x 10,5), pp. 96 - (8 cc. di indice in latino e in francese) [segnatura a-g8]. Con tre piccoli schemi xilografati nel testo. bella marca tipografica incisa al frontespizio. Leg. pergamena floscia antica riadattata, sul dorso titolo calligrafato su etichetta di carta. Minimo alone di umido al margine esterno di poche carte. Opera in buone condizioni. Seconda edizione (prima lionese) di questo trattato dedicato agli alberi da frutto dell'agronomo, medico e stampatore Charles Estienne (1504 - 1564), proveniente dalla celebre dinastia di tipografi. L'edizione originale fu pubblicata a Parigi nel 1536. Quest'opera, dedicata all'educazione dei fanciulli, è divisa in brevi capitoli consacrati alla coltivazione degli alberi da frutto, la cura, la nomenclatura, lo sfruttamento dei frutti. Uno di questi è interamente dedicato alla coltura dell'olivo ed alla preparazione dell'olio di oliva.

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        Paradoxorum ad Pratum libri sex; Dispunctionum libri IIII; De eo quod interest liber unus; In tres libros Codicis libri III; Praetermissorum libri II; Declamatio una; De stip. divisionibus commentariolus

      Sebastiano Grifio 1537 Unito a ALCIATI Andrea, In Digestorum sive Pandectarum libri XII, Lione Sebastiano Grifio, 1538; unito a ALCIATI Andrea, Parergon iuris libri tres, Lione, Sebastiano Grifio 1538. Tre opere in un volume in-folio (cm 33x23), pp. (8), 264, (12); (16), 66, (2); 316, (16) [per quanto concerne l'ultima opera, si è riportata la numerazione per colonne che appare nel testo: il testo è disposto su due colonne per pagina. Lo scritto si compone in realtà di 166 pagine]. Marca tipografica al frontespizio e in fine in ciascuna delle tre opere. Legatura in mezza pergamena coeva con piatti in cartone. Segni di tarlo al dorso. Alcuni piccoli segni di tarlo nei margini bianchi, molto lontani dal testo. Andrea Alciati, insigne giurista, nacque ad Alzate, nei pressi di Milano, l'8 maggio 1482. Fu dapprima avvocato in Milano, poi dal 1518 al 1521 fu professore di diritto Civile nell'Università di Avignone. Tornato nuovamente in Milano, nel 1528 Francesco I lo chiamò all'Università di Bourges, ove rimase sei anni e la sua fama divenne mondiale. Nel 1532 Francesco Sforza lo richiamò ad insegnare all'Università di Pavia. In seguito insegnò a Milano, Bologna, Ferrara. Morì a Pavia il 12 giugno 1550. L'Alciati meritò senz'altro la fama di grande umanista e di principe degli studi giuridici: iniziatore di una nuova età nello studio della giurisprudenza, quella che andò poi sotto la denominazione di Scuola culta, fu profondo conoscitore delle letterature greca e latina, riassumendo in sé, armoniosamente e in altissimo grado, attitudini e preparazioni disparate. I posteri lo hanno universalmente riconosciuto come l'iniziatore della Storia e della Scienza del Diritto nel secolo XVI.

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        De natura stirpium libri tres, Cum indice omnium universi operis observatione dignorum copiosissimo.

      Folio. 46 n.n. Bl., 666 S., 1 Bl. Mit 2 wiederholten Holzschnitt-Druckermarken auf dem Titel und dem letzten Blatt. Halblederband um 1920 im Stil des 18. Jahrhunderts mit rotem goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und floraler Rückenvergoldung. VD16 R-3499. - Adams R-873. - BM Germann Books 760. - Hirsch V, 115. - Pritzel 7885. - Zweite, im Jahr nach der ersten in Paris gedruckten Ausgabe erschienen. Jean de la Ruel war Leibarzt von François I. Seine Vorliebe galt der Botanik sowie der Kommentierung klassischer Autoren der Naturwissenschaften. Laut Darmstädter S. 79 hat er als Erster den Spinat als Lebensmittel beschrieben, der vermutlich von den Arabern in Spanien eingeführt wurde. - Ca 150 Seiten mit unschön hinterlegten Wurmspuren. Durchgehend stockfleckig. Einbanddeckel beschabt und mit Kratzspur.

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        Conicorum Lib. V. VI. VII. paraphraste Abalphato Asphahanensi nunc primum editi. Additus in calce Archimedis Assumptorum liber, ex codicibus Arabicis m.ss... Abrahamus Ecchellensis... latinos reddidit. Io Alfonsus Borellus... curam in Geometricis versioni contulit, & notas uberiores in universum opus adiecit...Florence: Giuseppe Cocchini, 1661. First edition.

      Large-paper copy, uncut in the original wrappers. Editio princeps of books V-VII of the Conics, the most original parts of Apollonius' treatise on conic sections. Books I-IV were translated and published in 1537, and at the time it was believed that the remaining books were lost. "In the first half of the seventeenth century the Medici family acquired an Arabic manuscript containing Books V-VII of Apollonius's Conics, which had been lost up to that time. In 1658, with the help of the Maronite scholar Abraham Ecchellensis, Giovanni Borelli prepared an edited Latin translation of the manuscript, which was published three years later. This was a valuable addition to the mathematical knowledge of the time, for whereas Books I-IV of the Conics dealt with information already known to Apollonius's predecessors, Books V-VII were largely original. Book V discusses normals to conics and contains Apollonius's proof for the construction of the evolute curve; Book VI treats congruent and similar conics and segments of conics; Book VII is concerned with propositions about inequalities between various functions of conjugate diameters" (Norman). "The fifth book reveals better than any other the giant intellect of its author. Difficult questions of maxima and minima, of which few examples are found in earlier works, are here treated most exhaustively. The subject investigated is to find the longest and shortest lines that can be drawn from a given point to a conic. Here are also found the germs of the subject of evolutes and centres of osculation" (Cajori, A History of Mathematics). <br/></br> The sheets of our copy measure 368 x 255 mm, significantly more than all other copies which we have been able to find descriptions of. <br/></br> Norman 58, Honeyman 119, De Vitry 29.. Folio, original plain interim wrappers, pp [36] 415 [1:blank], a very fine and clean copy in its original state. Rare in such condition

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        De Arte Bibendi Libri Tres

      Joh. Petreium , Nuremberg, 1537. Second Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Small quarto in contemporary elaborately stamped leather. Heavy wear and loss at edges of binding, spine deteriorating, but still intact and with elements of a very attractive period binding. With rubricated vellum manuscript leaves used as the endpapers. Worming in the margins, early notes and underlining and a number of paper repairs in the margins, apparently from the worming. Worming touches a few letters but nothing is obscured. Mild tide mark throughout. Lacking one leaf - 53 of 54 leaves present, lacking e1 and front blank. Despite the faults, a nice copy of the second edition of this poem about the art of drinking without getting drunk, first printed by Petri the previous year. Obsopoeus (d. 1539), was the son of a Bavarian cook. He made Latin translations of several of Luther&#39;s German works. Graesse (5.3).Oberle 1017 & Simon, BB ii, 476 (1st edition). Later editions were often bound with the Art of Joking. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 041580. .

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        ANNOTATIONI SOPRA LA LETTIONE DELLA SPERA (SFERA) DEL SACROBOSCO. Dove si dichiarano tutti e principii Mathematici & Naturali, che in quella si possan desiderare. Con alcune questioni Notabili a detta Spera Necessarie, & altri notandi & rari segreti che in quella son ascosti....

      in-8 p. (mm. 217x139), p. pergam. coeva, pp.num. 219, con numerose silografie nel t., anche a p. pagina, che raffigurano sfere, sfere armillari e sistemi astronomici. Il vol. è ornato da pregevoli grandi capilett. decorati a vignetta, pure inc. su legno. Nell?opera: - ?Una Nuova & fedele (ad verbum) traduttione di detta Spera. - Una Spera Theologica Divina & Christiana. - Una Spera Platonica, con alcune eccitationi mathematiche, theologiche & divine. - Una nuova inventione & Astronomico instrumento, per subitamente fabricare le dodici case celesti della figura astronomica, senza altri canoni, o calculo. Authore M. Mauro Fiorentino, Theosebo, Phonasco & Philopanareto.? ?"Edizione originale" che contiene, oltre al volgarizzamento del testo del Sacrobosco (celebre astronomo e matematico inglese del XII/XIII sec.), uscito già a Venezia nel 1537 con il corredo di annotazioni di Fra Mauro Fiorentino, una ?Sphera teologica?, una ?Sphera platonica? ed altre aggiunte di carattere sapienziale e astrologico dello stesso Fra Mauro. L?autore dedica l?opera a Cosimo de? Medici in data 1 gennaio 1547 (p. 4)?. Cfr. Annali dei Torrentino, pp. 85-87 - Riccardi,I, p. 138: ?Bella edizione? - Cat. British Library, p. 597. Solo tracce d?uso altrim. esemplare ben conservato.

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        [Omnium Operum Divi Aurelii Augustini Episcopi, undecumque doctissimi, Epitome] Omnivm Opervm Divi Avrelii Avgvstini Episcopi, undecu[m]q[ue] doctissimi, Epitome: Et quid uir ille de Ecclesiæ sacramentis, necnon sacr[a]e scripturæ locis communioribus insignioribusq[ue]; senserit, scripserit, simulatq[ue] docuerit, per Ioannem Piscatorium [Johannes Piscatorius] Lithopolitanum, hoc libro fidelißimè, [et] compendiaria quadam uia diligentißimè comportatum. Ad Sacrarvm Literarvm Lectores pios ac candidos Decastichon Stephani Vigilij [Stephan Vigilius] Pacimontani

      Augsburg, Heinrich Steiner 1537. 33 cm. 3 Teile in 1 Band; (6), 178 (irrig 158); 24; 239 (irrig 249), (17) Blatt mit Holzschnitt-Titelbordüre und 1 Textholzschnitt vom Petrarcameister und Initialen. Blindgeprägter Lederband der Zeit über Holzdeckeln - VD16 A 4156 - Adams A-2171 - BM STC German Books 55 - DBA 960, 372f - Die erste von 3 Piscator-Ausgaben mit Lectores pios von Stephan Vigilius Pacimontanus (Friedberg) und Vita Augustini von Johannes Trithemius. Johann Piscator (Fischer), geboren in Stein am Rhein, verließ 1531 den Dominikanerorden und wurde evangelischer Pfarrer in Balzheim (Iller). Die Holzschnitt-Titelbordüre des Petrarcameisters (2. Zustand) mit Puttten und Waffen als Trophäen und eingedruckter Jahreszahl (Pflugk-Harttung Nr. 42). Der Index ist, abweichend von anderen Exemplaren, am Schluß eingebunden. Schließen entfernt, Einbandbezug am Rücken und an den Kanten stellenweise ergänzt; im Anfang bis Blatt 56 kleines Wurmloch, erste 10 und letzte 4 Blatt am Schnitt Feuchtigkeitsränder; auf Titel Besitzeintragungen 1592 und 1664; in Teil 3 sind Blatt 55-60 durch Faksimile-Kopie ergänzt; Stempel auf Titelblatt - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -

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        Iudiciarii [Judiciarii] Processus Compendiu[m], Atque Adeo Iuris

      1537. Alciati, Andrea[s] [1492-1550], Attributed. Hegendorph, Christoph [1500-1540], Editor. Iudiciarii [Judiciarii] Processus Compendiu[m], Atque Adeo Iuris Utriusq[ue]; Praxis. Locis tam Multis, Tamq[uam] Insignibus Integritati Suae Restitutis, Fere ut Nov[um], Ac Pene Aliud Opus hoc Nostrum Iudicet, Qui Primo Illi Coloniensi Contulerit. Accessit huc & Iuris Discendi Methodus, & De Artibus Iurisconsulto Futuro Necessariis, Oratio Elegantissima, Authore Christophoro Hegendorphino. Paris: Apud Ioannem Parvum [Chevallon], 1537. [viii], 271 ff. Signatures M and N (ff. 97-104) bound in reverse order. Octavo (6-1/2" x 4"). Contemporary vellum, raised bands and early hand-lettered title to spine, another title to foot of text block in early hand, ties lacking. Light soiling, rubbing to extremities with some wear to spine ends, top edge of front board and corners, a few worm holes to boards and front pastedown, partial crack between text block and rear free endpaper. Attractive crible initials. Toning, faint dampstaining to endleaves and a few text leaves. Early owner signature to foot of title page, annotation in his hand to endleaves, interior otherwise clean. * An important Italian humanist and professor of law at Avignon, Bologna, Milan, Padua, Ferrara and Bourges, Alciati was one of the first jurists to base his interpretation of civil law on the history, languages and literature of antiquity, and to conduct original research on the texts rather than merely copy earlier glosses. His work was deeply influential and his services were retained by the kings of France and Spain, as well as by several Italian princes. As one would expect, there was a large market for his works. In addition to those published by Alciati there are several unauthorized publications based on lecture notes compiled by his students. First published in Cologne in 1530, Iudiciarii Processus Compendium, a treatise on procedure in civil and canon law, appears to fall into this latter category. Some sources say it is not based on Alciati&#39;s work and is the work of an anonymous author. It was nevertheless a popular work that went through several editions and issues over the next 30 years. OCLC locates 3 copies of this imprint, 1

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        Anatomiae, hoc est, Corporis Humani Dissectionis pars prior, in qua singula quae ad Caput spectant recensentur membra, atque singulae partes, singulis suis ad vivum commodissimè expressis figuris, deliniantur...Item Anatomia porci, ex traditione Cophonis [&] Infantis, ex Gabriele de Zerbis

      Title within woodcut border, folding letterpress table, & 23 woodcut illustrations (19 are full-page). Woodcut printer&#39;s device on verso of final leaf. 36 unnumbered leaves. Small 4to, modern vellum-backed boards (ruled border of woodcut on f. 17 slightly shaved, very skillful and almost invisible paper repair to lower inner margins diminishing towards the end with very small parts of the extremity of the woodcut on f. 4v touched). Marburg: E. Cervicornus, 1537. First edition of the first significant book on the anatomy of the head and one of the most important illustrated anatomical treatises before Vesalius. Johann Eichmann, usually known as Dryander (1500-1560), studied anatomy at Paris with Vesalius and was one of the first to perform public dissections in Germany. In 1536 he published his Anatomia Capitis Humani (which is of the greatest rarity) and the following year published the present book, the first part of his Anatomia Corporis Humani, which was never completed. This work expanded on the earlier 1536 book, and incorporates eleven of its full-page woodcuts with the numbers removed and the four smaller cuts of the skull seen from different angles. Dryander&#39;s illustrations in this book formed a dissection sequence starting with removing the scalp and skull-cap, and then continued to expose the meninges and the cerebral hemispheres, then the cerebellum, and finally the base of the skull. The text was expanded with new material on the lungs and the heart, as well as with the 12th-century Anatomia Porci of Copho (fl. c. 1110), first printed at Lyon in 1523, and the first printing of Gabriele de Zerbi&#39;s Anatomia Infantis, a treatise on the anatomy of the foetus. It also has eight new full-page woodcuts including four on the heart and lungs. It is one of the first anatomical works with illustrations based on the author&#39;s own dissection. Along with those of Berengario, they are the best that were published before Vesalius&#39;s Fabrica in 1543. This is a particularly fine copy, and is remarkable for having the folding table which is almost always lacking. From the library of Walter Pagel, the great historian of medicine. &#10087; Choulant & Frank pp. 148-149. Garrison-Morton 371. Herrlinger, History of Medical Illustration from Antiquity to 1600, pp. 83-85. Roberts & Tomlinson, The Fabric of the Body: European traditions of Anatomical Illustration, pp. 84-91. Stillwell, The Awakening Interest in Science, 621. .

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        Divi thome aquinatis enarrationes, quas cathenam vere auream dicunt. in quattuor euangelia, ex vetustissorum codicum collatione quatu' licuit emedate ac in lucem edite opera nicolai higman. additus est index rerum scitu dignarum. paris, iehan petit, 1537.

      Cm. 30, cc. 340 (3). Bellissimo frontespizio incorniciato da grande bordura con figure di angeli, stemmi, ecc. Marchio tipografico di Petit al centro. Molti capolettera figurati. Legatura settecentesca in piena pergamena rigida con titoli in oro al dorso. Un solo, lieve alone chiaro a poche carte iniziali, peraltro bell'esemplare, genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Manca l'ultima carta (bianca?). Non comune edizione, tipograficamente molto elegante, della Catena Aurea, commento ai Vangeli di Tommaso d'Aquino. Cfr. Adams I, 1476.

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        Susanna. Comoedia tragica.

      Augsburg, Philippus Ulhardus, 1537. Small 8vo. Unbound, with the original cords. First two quires loose (in their entirety). Faint dampstaining throughout. A nice copy. Large woodcut vignette (the German double-eagle) to title-page. (46 ff. + final blank).. Exceedingly scarce first Latin edition (being the first edition thus) of Sixt Birck's important and greatly influential political and religious Reformation drama, his highly interesting and original version of the Susanna legend.When living in Basel and working as a rector there (1530-34), the German dramatist and later Augsburg-rector Sixt Birck, or Xystus Betelius, (1501-1554) had been asked by the town council to write a religious play. Protestant town councils of the period took an especially active role in determining the theatrical repertory of their cities, so that the local stage at times became an extension of council policy. This did not please Birck, who had wanted to write a political play, but nonetheless he composed the first version of his first play, the famous "Susanna" (a later so frequently used theme of Reformation plays - with no less than 16 dramatizations in Germany alone from 1490 till 1627), which thus appeared in German in 1532. However, after having moved back to his home town Augsburg in 1534, he began writing his Latin-language version "Susanna", which appeared in 1537. In this, perhaps the most important edition of the work, Birck chastised the council for having required of him a religious drama instead of the political play that he would have preferred. The Latin version had thus become a much more politically oriented work, and the main goals of this Latin play seem to have been 1) to politically educate the audience, 2) to combine religion and politics in a sensible way, 3) to erect a model for how a Protestant republic should be governed, and finally 4) to create a genre of dramas to be played by school students. This Latin version is often considered a work in its own, as it differs so much in content from the German version.Unlike the German version of the play, the Latin version was written for Birck's students in Augsburg. And as such, "Susanna" in Latin, printed in 1537 is considered the first play within the tradition of the German "shool dramas", and Birck is considered the father of this tradition, which later established itself as a distinct branch within the "Jesuit theatre".Apart from this stylistic fact, the play sets out to create a model for the government of a Protestant republic, and with this aim in mind, Birck puts an entirely new focus on the Susanna-figure, which is very different from the classical account of her. Instead of focusing on Susanna'a chastity, Birck focuses on how her case was handled by the local magistrates and council, and at the same time he dramatically recreates the contemporary legal procedures. Completely untraditionally, he portrays Sussana's absolute faith in the law and her right to appeal, which guarantees that she will be given a fair trial. At the end, though, the drama changes from a mainly political point of view to a strictly religious one. "The "Susanna" of Sixt Birck or Xystus Betulius is chiefly remarkable for the extreme elaboration of its picture of the trial of the heroine, in which the respectable members of the court, who are extremely numerous, distinguish themselves by giving their judgment dead against Susanna, in great individual detail..." (Saintsbury George, The Earlier Renaissance, p. 341)."The paradox in Protestant thought between man's fallen nature and his educability was more apparent in Sixt Birck's two Susanna plays (German, 1532; Latin, 1537). In these works, the theological significance of Birck's religious plot contradicted the sociopolitical lessons he had incorporated into his plays. The discrepancy was especially evident in the Latin drama where Birck developed his ideas about sociopolitical function of theater" (Parente, Religious Drama and the Humanist Tradition, p. 91). In this Latin version, Birck thus heavily criticized contemporary theatre (and contemporary dramatists such as Gnaphaeus and Crocus) for ignoring political subjects, and he expressed his wish to combine religion and politics in a way that the audience would understand, at the same time as he adapted the Susanna story to fit the emphases of the Reformation (also with regards to women and their behavior)."The German playwright Sixt Birck (1501-1554) produced two treatments of the Susanna story around the mid-sixteenth century. In fact, Paul F. Casey claims that Birck's first Susanna play, written 1531/32 was the "first version of the Susanna theme during the Reformation period."... as Casey notes, the play was not just for Birck's students. Rather, "the drama was intended for public performance with the aim of bringing to the people the newly revised classical form of the drama in the vernacular", which... was entirely in keeping with the Humanist emphases... He translated and slightly revised his earlier play into Latin in 1537/8 explicitly for his students to perform. The Latin version of Birck's drama begins with a prefatory letter to the Augsburg Senate in which Birck makes a point of discussing the importance of state sponsored schooling for boys in a "Christian state", as opposed to the situation of the "Papists"." (Clanton, "The Good the Bold, and the Beautiful: The Story of Susanna", p. 146). The German version appeared in Basel (Thomas Wolf) in 1532, and this the first Latin version appeared in Augsburg (Philippus Ulhardus) in 1537. They are both of the utmost scarcity. In 1538 two other editions of the Latin version appeared, and it was printed again several times during the 16th century.It was through the Latin version that the work became famous and through that version that it exercised its great influence (it inspired numerous plays of this sort), and it was frequently played at theaters (e.g. the Danish translator of the work -it appeared in print in Danish in 1578 but had been translated before that- had seen the play two times, while he was studying in Leipzig, once at the City Hall and once at the "Paulinerkollegium" ).Brunet, I:834

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