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        Les Faictz et dictz de feu de bonne memoire maistre Jehan Molinet contenans plusieurs beaufx traitez oraisons et champs royaulx comme lon pourra facillement trouver par la table qui sensuit.

      On les vends à Paris en la rue Saint-Jacques à l'ensigne de la fleur de Lys d'or chez Jehan Petit Inconnu 1537 Très rare seconde édition des oeuvres de Jean Molinet, ayant appartenue dans l'ordre aux bibliophiles suivant : Henri Bordes, Guy Pellion et Frédéric Lachèvre portant les trois ex-libris ainsi que le fer de F. Lachèvre au premier plat, conservé dans une reliure plein maroquin rouge probablement exécuté à la fin du XVIII° siècle. Disciple de Georges Chastellain, Molinet fut le dernier des réthoriqueurs de la cour de Bourgogne, le maître de Jean Lemaire de Belges et l'ami de Guillaume Crétin. Imprimée en caractères gothiques, le titre en rouge et noir, c'est la première édition de ce format, l'originale ayant paru en 1531 dans le format in-folio. Elle fut partagée entre six grands libraires de l'époque. Viollet-le-Duc, dans sa Bibliothèque poétique (1843, p. 131), analyse longuement et sévèrement la virtuosité de Molinet qui, dit-il, était persuadé que la poésie n'est rien autre chose que de la difficulté vaincue. Parmi les nombreuses pièces contenues dans ce volume, mentionnons La Recollection des merveilleuses histoires advenues en nostre temps, commencée par G. Chastelain et continuée par Molinet. Elle contient, en 140 huitains, tous les événements historiques qui eurent lieu de 1428 à 1498, c'est-à-dire jusqu'à la mort de Charles VIII. Les premières strophes sont consacrées à l'histoire de Jeanne d'Arc. Caractères gothiques, lettres ornées, titre imprimé en rouge et noir. Brigitte Moreau dans l'inventaire chronologique des éditions parisiennes du XVIe siècle,s, V° volumes, l'inventorie au n° 590. [4]-ccl (=cclii : I1 ch. lxiii au lieu de lxv) f. - 33 cahiers signés +4, A-X8, AA-KK8, LL4 ; titre complet : Les Faictz et dictz de feu de bonne memoire, contenans plusieurs beaufx traitez oraisons et champs royaulx comme lon pourra facillement trouver par la table qui sensuit. Nouvellement imprimé à Paris. Exemplaire aux provenances célèbres dans l'histoire de la bibliophilie : Frédéric Lachèvre, Pellion et Bordes. Nos envois des ouvrages de moins de 60 Euros se font par colissimo (tarif de La Poste), et en colissimo Recommandes au-dela sauf avis contraire de votre part.

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        Frossardi, nobilissimi scriptoris Gallici, historiarum opus omne, jamprimum et brevitem collectum et latino sermone redditum [traduit par Johannes Sleidanus].

      Paris, Simon de Colines, 1537 ; in-8 ; plein veau foncé à nerfs, dos muet, fleuron central à froid dans un encadrement à froid avec fleurons en écoinçons (reliure de l'époque) ; (16), 115, (1) ff., marque au titre, errata au dernier feuillet, belles lettrines à fond criblé. EDITION ORIGINALE de la première traduction latine des Chroniques de Froissart en abrégé ; elle sera réimprimée à plusieurs reprises ; elle est dûe à l'historien allemand Jean Philippson dit Sleidan (1506-1556), qui vécut en France dans l'entourage de Jean Du Bellay, évêque. Reliure abimée avec plusieurs manques au dos et aux plats, petites auréoles marginales en tête du volume et plus développées aux derniers feuillets. Ex-libris "Brugnon", De Laplane, A. Sablon, Le Vacher, Vincent Gablon à Chartres 1645.

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        Castigatissimi Annali con la loro copiosa tavola della Eccelsa et Ill.ma Republ. di Genoa, da fideli et approvati scrittori accuratamente racolti..Opera certamente molto laudevole, a Studiosi assai comoda..e utilissima. Genoa, M.D.XXXVII. (In fine:) Per Antonio Bellono Taurinense, 1537

      Bellone Ant, 1537. in - folio, ff. (12), CCLXXXII, carattere tondo, titolo in rosso e nero con silografia raffigurante uno scudo con le armi di Genova ''aurea libertas vexillum Genue'' sostenato da due angeli alati. Al verso del foglio altra silogr. di San Giorgio e il drago (mm.125x97). Grandi e piccoli capilettera ornati. Elegante legatura moderna in pieno marocchno marrone, decorata in oro ad imitazione delle legature cinquecentesche ''Apollo e Pegaso'' di Canevari con figura emblematica impressa in ovale al centro dei due piatti. Prima edizione di quest'opera rara, fondamentale sulla storia di Genova e della regione dall'origine al 1527. Nel I libro, dopo una breve descrizione della Liguria, si forniscono notizie specifiche su Nizza, Ventimiglia, le valli di Marro e Diano, Pieve di Teco, Albenga, Finale, Noli, Savona e Val Polcevera. Interessante sotto l'anno 1493 (f. 249 r.) il passaggio che parla di ''Christoforo Colombo Genovese inventore della navigatione al mondo novo''. Volume accuratamente impresso, come si legge nel colophon, ''con diligencia, e opera del nobile Laurentio Lomellino Sorba'' e stampata da ''Antonio Bellono Taurinense''. Buon esemplare, con foglio di titolo accuratamente rimarginato, lievissima uniforme arrossatura nella parte finale. (Ex - libris Michel Wittock).

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        Il Vendemiatore. Manoscritto (metà XVII secolo).

      1537. in - 8 (mm 196x150), ff. 44 n.n., vergati in bella e chiara su entrambe le facciate. Legatura coeva in pergamena rigida, titolo manoscritto lungo il dorso. Poemetto erotico in ottava rima di tono popolaresco, pubblicato nel 1537 col titolo ''Stanze di coltura sopra gli horti delle donne'' e messo all'Indice in quello stesso anno: questo favorì indubbiamente una incredibile proliferazione di copie manoscritte non autorizzate, come non autorizzata e per di più manipolata fu la princeps napoletana del 1534. Questo manoscritto si compone da 171 ottave, come gli esemplari a stampa e manoscritti più antichi, a differenza di edizioni successive, che ne hanno 183. Il vendemmiatore, dall'alto di un olmo, si rivolge alle donne giovani e belle invitandole a godere i piaceri dell'amore, sotto la metafora della coltivazione degli orti. Luigi Tansillo (Venosa, Napoli, ca. 1510 - 1568) fu uno dei più validi poeti italiani del XVI sec., da alcuni considerato il creatore del dramma pastorale; prima ''Il vendemmiatore'' (1534) e poi (1550) tutte le sue opere furono messe all'Indice; per riconquistare il favore della Chiesa compose il poema sacro ''Le lagrime di San Pietro''. Al contropiatto anteriore ex libris Josephi Maria Parascandolo.

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        CYNTII IOANNIS BAPT. GYRALDI..Sylvarum liber unus. Epigrammaton libri duo. Eiusdem super imitatione commenDe obitu divi Alfonsi Estensis principis invictiss. epigedion. Hercules estensis dux salutatus. Sylvarum liber unus. Elegiarum liber unus. Epigrammaton libri duo. Eiusdem super imitatione epistola. Coelii Calcagnini ad eundem super imitatione commentatio perquam elegans. Lilii Gregorii Gyraldi Epistola bonae frugis refertissima. (In fine:) Ferrariae ex Francisci Roscii libraria officina MDXXXVII (Ferrara, Rossi, 1537)

      1537. in - 4, ff. 114 n.n. (privo del f. G7), bellissima legatura coeva parlante in marocchino granata, piatti ornati da doppia cornice dorata con quattro motivi floreali agli angoli, all'interno, due cornici concentriche recanti l'iscrizione latina, dall'oscuro significato, impressa in capitali oro: ''Sic.o.sic frontem cingat tibi purpura dives''. Ex libris manoscritto al piatto anteriore, tagli dorati e cesellati, dorso abilmente rifatto. Prima edizione italiana delle poesie in vari metri (Silve, Epigrammi) cui segue il ''De Imitatione'' di Giovanni Battista Giraldi Cinthio, impressa da Francesco Rosso, attivo a Ferrara tra il 1521 ed il 1576. Curioso notare che per la prima volta in quest'opera all'interno dell'Epigramma dedicato ''Ad Ioannem Stanchiarum'' l'a. spieghi l'origine dell'epiteto ''Cynthius'' da lui scelto per amore di una donna. L'esemplare seppur privo di un foglio e con alcuni difetti (leggera macchia d'umido nel margine esterno bianco di circa metà del volume, piccolo lavoro di tarlo nel margine superiore interno bianco) risulta particolarmente prezioso per l'inusuale legatura. L'oscura frase (''così come .. così la preziosa porpora ti cinga la fronte'') doveva essere il motto di un dotto collezionista dell'epoca, probabilmente di origine ferrarese.

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        Sammelband mit 3 Kräuterbüchern, 1537-1552. Otto Brunfels und Hieronymus Braunschweig.

      - Sammelband mit 3 Kräuterbüchern, 1537-1552. Otto Brunfels und Hieronymus Braunschweig. 4°, Ledereinband um 1900 mit Rückenbeschriftung „Otto Brunfelß Kräuterbuch", 2 kleine Schließen (eine ist abgerissen), ca. 300 Blatt mit zahlreichen handkolorierten Holzstichen, Einband etwas berieben und mit kleinen Kratzerchen und Flecken, Rücken lichtrandig, sonst gut. Thema des Buches sind Pflanzenillustration aus des Brunfels’ Kräuterbuch. Enthalten sind 2 Brunfels-Titel und Brunschwig’s Destillierbuch (das die Brunfels’schen Illustrationen verwendete). Die 3 Bücher sind jeweils nicht komplett. Wohl wurde hier um 1900 eine zerfledderte Inkunabel neu gebunden, wobei der Buchbinder die Titelei von Bd. 2 am Anfang des Buches einband. Etliche Blätter sind fachmännisch restauriert und teils auf anderes Papier gezogen, alle Blätter scheinen am Rand beschnitten (vereinzelt mit Textverlust bei den oberen Seitenzahlen und Fettdruck-Seitentiteln) .Vorhanden sind ca. 2/3 des 2. Bandes der Brunfels-Erstauflage von 1537, ca. ¾ des ersten Bandes der 2. Brunfels-Auflage von 1546 sowie ca. 9/10 von Brunschwigs Destillierbuch in der Auflage von 1552. Enthalten sind: Titelei: Kreuterbuch Contrafayet , beide Theil vollkommen nach rechter warer Beschreibung der Alten Lerer unnd Ärzt, durch Otto Brunnfelß zusamen getragen unnd beschriben. 1546. 1. [Brunschwig (auch Braunschweig), Hieronymus: Destillierbuch der rechten Kunst, von Kreutern, Wurzeln, Blumen, Samen, Früchten und Gethier / ware Beschreibung und Abcontrafaytung / wie man die Wasser davon brennen, destillieren, halten und gebrauchen soll für alle Gebrechen des gantzen Cörpers .] Gedruckt zu Franckfurdt am Mayn durch Herman Gülfferichen. [Gülfferich, Frankfurt am Main 1552]. Titelei und wohl erste 12 Blatt fehlen, dann 9 Blatt (5x restauriert und mit Textverlust, 4x knapp randbeschnitten aber ohne Textverlust), dann 195 Blatt (komplett ohne Bll. 99-101 und 186 von gesamt 199, stark fleckig und teils mit Annotationen von alter Hand, teils restaurierte Blatt vereinzelt mit Textverlust), dann hintere Illustration (nur partiell erhalten und restauriert; verso steht, von alter Hand geschrieben: „3 Blätter fehlen in . Kräuterbuche, als 99, 100, 101."). 2. [Kreuterbuch Contrafayet , beide Theil vollkommen nach rechter warer Beschreibung der Alten Lerer unnd Ärzt, durch Otto Brunnfelß zusamen getragen unnd beschriben. 1546.] Erster Teil. Vorhanden: Titelei, 11 Bll. Introduktion (komplett), 2 und 3 Bll. Register [fehlt letztes Blatt von Register 2] und 57 Blatt [von 74, es fehlen Bll. 2-6, 8-11, 23, 68-74]. 3. Ander Teyl des Teütschen Contrafayten Kreuterbüchs, von Doctor Otth Brunnfelß zusammen verordnet und beschriben. Zu Strasszburg bey Hans Schotten zum Thyergarten, 1537 [Strassburg 1537]. Titelei, Vorwort (ein Blatt), ca. 55 Blatt (von ca. 86, es fehlen die Blätter / Seiten 29-32, 71-72, 87-98, 111-118, 149-150, 155-156, 163-164, 169-172, Register Bl. 2, fleckig, wenige Seiten restauriert (ca. 3x mit Textverlust)). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La prima [ - seconda] parte delle vite..di greco in latino & di latino in volgare tradotte

      Bernardino Bindoni, 1537. Due volumi in - 8&ordm, (mm 155x102). Carte 528, 549 [i.e. 551], [1]. Carta rrr8 bianca. Illustrazioni xilografiche a mezza pagina nel testo, frontespizi incisi su legno entro cornice istoriata, marca incisa su legno in fine. Lavoro di tarlo al frontespizio e alle prime carte della seconda parte, qualche arrossatura.(legato con:)IDEM. Alcuni opusculetti de le cose morali del divino Plutarco. In questa nostra lingua tradotti. Venezia, Girolamo Giglio, 1559.Due parti in un volume in - 8&ordm, (mm 151x101). Carte 163, [4] (di 5, manca la carta bianca x8), 289, [3]. Marca xilografica al frontespizio, capilettera incisi su legno. Alone, piccoli fori di tarlo e tracce di polvere al frontespizio, gora nel margine interno di poche carte.Legatura uniforme in mezza pelle con punte del primo Ottocento, carta decorata ai piatti, dorso a tre nervi con fregi e titolo in oro, risguardi in carta rosa. Firma di appartenenza (Francesco Venanzi) al titolo degli Opusculetti.Pregevole set in tre volumi, rilegati uniformemente in una graziosa legatura di primo Ottocento ed elegantemente impressi in caratteri corsivi, delle due opere principali di Plutarco.Le Vite sono qui nella traduzione italiana di Battista Alessandro Jaconello da Rieti, pubblicata per la prima volta nel 1482. Gli Opuscoletti sono una ristampa dell'edizione del Tramezzino del 1543, che contiene una scelta dagli Opuscoli morali nella traduzione di Antonio Massa.I opera: Edit 16, CNCE23131, Hoffmann, III, p. 218. II opera: Edit 16, CNCE25875, Hoffmann, III, p. 222.

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        Canti XI composti dal Bandello de le Lodi de la S.Lucrezia Gonzaga di Gazuolo, e del vero amore, col tempio di pudicitia, e con altre cose per dentro poeticamente descritte. (Segue:) Le Tre Parche da esso Bandello cantate.. Manoscritto cartaceo, Venezia, fine XVII secolo

      1537. mm 150x210, ff. 269, elegantemente vergati in inchiostro bruno, in bella e ordinata grafia. Completo e perfettamente conservato, in semplice legatura coeva di cartoncino grigio. Rime scritte nel 1537 - 1538 dal Bandello quando divenne precettore di Lucrezia Gonzaga, ove ne celebra la bellezza e la virtù. Le "Tre Parche" sono capitoli in terza rima per la nascita di Giano, primogenito di Caterina Fregoso. La sola edizione a stampa di questi poemi di Bandello fu quella di Agens del 1545 ("Si stampavano in Guienna ne la città di Agen per Antonio Reboglio", 202 ff. a stampa). Estremamente raro, fu il primo libro stampato nella città di Agens (STC French Books, p.69). Matteo Bandello, il più illustre scrittore piemontese del Rinascimento (n. a Castelnuovo Scrivia nel 1485), ebbe una vita assai travagliata, iniziata con una vocazione religiosa ben presto spentasi. Ebbe subito irrequieti rapporti mondani, politici e letterari con potenti signori ed illustri dame del tempo. Nel presente codice gli errori del testo a stampa furono corretti. La provenienza è indicata sul primo foglio bianco: "copia fatta dall'esemplare esistente nella Libreria dei PP. Domenicani di Venezia sulle Zattere: Le postille marginali son copiate dalle originali di mano del A. Zeni sull'esemplare stesso". Altre provenienze del presente ms. sono "Prof. Federico Patetta ? Gianfranco Galeani Napione".

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        Anotationes in legem II de captivis e postliminio reveris, in quibus tractatur De re navali, per authorem recognitae. Eiusdem Annotationes in tractatum De auro e argento legato, quibus Vestimentorum et Vascolorum genera explicantur..Iter Antonii Thylesii De coloribus libellus, à coloribus Vestium non alienus. Basileae apud Hier. Froben, Anno MDXXXVII, (in fine:) Basileae, Hier Frobenium et Nic. Episcopium, anno 1537

      Frobenium et Episcopum, 1537. 4 parti in 1 vol. in - 4 pp. 323, (9), leg. post. p. perg., tit. ms. al dorso. Le 4 parti risultano così suddivise:''De navali'', fino a pag. 148; ''De re vestiaria'', p. 140 - 239, (1); ''De re vasculis'', 241 - 299, (1); ''Antonii Thylesii cosentini libellus de coloribus'', p. 305 - 323, (1); (8 di indice). Marca tipografica al titolo ed in fine, iniziali istoriate e 33 legni quasi tutti a p. pag intercalati n.t., le illustrazioni che adornano il testo sono attribuite a Geoffroy Tory, alcune recano la croce di Lorraine.. ''Le molte tavole in legno di bella esecuzione .. rendono chiara l'intelligenza di queste ottime opere'' (Cicognara). Capolavoro dell'umanista francese Lazare de Baïf (1496? - 1547), ambasciatore a Vienna e Venezia. Le opere qui contenute trattano di argomenti relativi alle imbarcazioni dell'antichità. In fine è aggiunto il trattato sui colori di Telesio , ripreso poi da Goethe per la sua ''Theory of Colors'' (1st ed. Tübingen, 1810). Esemplare con difetti, titolo restaurato, senza perdita di testo, timbro di biblioteca nel margine inferiore destro del titolo, abile restauro sui primi fogli, qualche brunitura.

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        S. A.

      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 Latzer Milla libreter, (1537). In - folio, pergamena ottocentesca con titolo, arme centrale, riquadri e bordura aurea su sfondo rosso sui piani. (10) ff., l' ultimo bianco. Bel frontespizio con l' arma imperiale al centro, titolo in rosso entro grande riquadro artisticamente decorato con motivi simbolici. Carattere gotico. Opuscolo di grande rarità mancante alla Bibl. de Salvà. Palau, IV, 60377.

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        Elementorum Geometricorum. Libri XV

      Basel: Johannes Hervagius, 1537. First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Old vellum, worn at edges and bands, some discoloration. Lacking front and rear blanks, otherwise complete. First few gatherings with a dampstain in the outer margin, scattered mostly minor foxing and browning; still about very good overall. A complete and attractive copy of the first Hervagius Latin Euclid, reprinted in 1546 with Melanchthon's preface which was sometimes censored. (8), 587, (1)pp. With the printer's mark on the final page. Bookplate of Pierre N. LeBrun (son of architect Napoleon LeBrun). Adams E974, Graesse II 511, "The Elements is a compilation of all earlier Greek mathematical knowledge since Pythagoras" (PMM 25). This edition adds Euclid's Phaenomena, Specularia, Perspectiva, Protheoria Marini and Data. Hervagius had printed Elements in Greek in 1533. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Mathematics; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 046193.

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        CYNTII IOANNIS BAPT. GYRALDI.Sylvarum liber unus. Epigrammaton libri duo. Eiusdem super imitatione commenDe obitu divi Alfonsi Estensis principis invictiss. epigedion. Hercules estensis dux salutatus.

      Sylvarum liber unus. Elegiarum liber unus. Epigrammaton libri duo. Eiusdem super imitatione epistola. Coelii Calcagnini ad eundem super imitatione commentatio perquam elegans. Lilii Gregorii Gyraldi Epistola bonae frugis refertissima. (In fine:) Ferrariae ex Francisci Roscii libraria officina MDXXXVII (Ferrara, Rossi, 1537), - in-4, ff. 114 n.n. (privo del f. G7), bellissima legatura coeva parlante in marocchino granata, piatti ornati da doppia cornice dorata con quattro motivi floreali agli angoli, all'interno, due cornici concentriche recanti l'iscrizione latina, dall'oscuro significato, impressa in capitali oro: ''Sic.o.sic frontem cingat tibi purpura dives''. Ex libris manoscritto al piatto anteriore, tagli dorati e cesellati, dorso abilmente rifatto. Prima edizione italiana delle poesie in vari metri (Silve, Epigrammi) cui segue il ''De Imitatione'' di Giovanni Battista Giraldi Cinthio, impressa da Francesco Rosso, attivo a Ferrara tra il 1521 ed il 1576. Curioso notare che per la prima volta in quest'opera all'interno dell'Epigramma dedicato ''Ad Ioannem Stanchiarum'' l'a. spieghi l'origine dell'epiteto ''Cynthius'' da lui scelto per amore di una donna. L'esemplare seppur privo di un foglio e con alcuni difetti (leggera macchia d'umido nel margine esterno bianco di circa metà del volume, piccolo lavoro di tarlo nel margine superiore interno bianco) risulta particolarmente prezioso per l'inusuale legatura. L'oscura frase (''così come . così la preziosa porpora ti cinga la fronte'') doveva essere il motto di un dotto collezionista dell'epoca, probabilmente di origine ferrarese. Barbier, Poètes Italiens de la Renaissance, I, 390 ? Adams, I, 710. DBIt, vol. 56, p. 442-447. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Elementorum Geometricorum. Lib. XV. Cum expositione Theonis in priores XIII à Bartholomaeo Veneto (i.e. B. Zamberto) latinitate donata, Campani in omnes, & Hypsiclis Alexandrini in duos postremos. His adiecta sunt Phaenomena, Catoptrica & Optica, deinde Protheoria Marini & Data, Postremûm vero, Opusculum de Levi & Ponderoso, hactenus non visum, eiusdem autoris.

      - Basel, J. Herwagen, 1537. Folio. 4 Bl., 587 S. Mit 2 Holzschnitt-Druckermarken, zahlreichen schwarzgrundigen Holzschnitt-Initialen u. zahlr. geometrischen Textfiguren. Kalbleder d. Zeit über Holzdeckeln mit Blindprägung von verschiedenen Rollenstempeln (Deckelbezug mit kl. Fehlstellen, Rücken fachmännisch erneuert, ohne die Schließen u. Vorsätze). Frühe (zweite) lateinische Sammelausgabe der Euklidischen Schriften (die erste war 1505 in Venedig erschienen, die griechische editio princeps 1533 ebenfalls in Basel). Mit einem gegenüber der früheren Ausgabe verbesserten Text, einer Einleitung Ph. Melanchthons und dem Fragment "De levi et ponderoso" im Erstdruck. Der Basler Drucker Herwagen erklärt in seiner kurzen Vorrede, er sei von Freunden zu einer neuen Ausgabe der Euklidschen 'Elemente' gedrängt worden: "Der Strassburger Professor publicus Christianus Herlin habe daher ein Exemplar der Pariser Ausgabe des Faber Stapulensis mit einer griechischen Handschrift verglichen; Herlin habe entschieden, was man (nun in der neuen Ausgabe) entweder nach der griechischen Handschrift oder sonst wiederhergestellt finde. Wegen des verwandten Inhalts habe er (Herwagen) die Phaenomena, Specularia und Protheoria des Marinus hinzugefügt .; und da ihm während der Vollendung des Druckes ein Büchlein oder besser: ein Fragment (denn es scheine verstümmelt) über das Leichte und das Gewichtige gebracht worden sei, habe er auch dieses noch beigegeben" (Hieronymus, Griech. Geist aus Basler Pressen 284). - Hoffmann I, 42; Thomas-Stanford 9; Duarte 25; VD 16 E 4154; Adams E 974; nicht bei Hartfelder. - Etwas gebräunt u. in den Rändern teilw. angestaubt u. fingerfleckig, die ersten 12 Bl. mit kl. Wasserrand im Bund. Titel verstaubt, mit hinterlegtem Einriß u. Randfehlstelle, S. 1/2 im Kopfsteg mit Randausriß ohne Textverlust. Neuerer Schenkungsvermerk u. Exlibris auf fliegendem Vorsatz u. Innendeckel. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        FÃœrmalung und kÃœnstlich beschreibung der horologien, nemlich wie man der sonnen uren mit mancherley weys und form, und auff allerley gattung entwerffen soll an die mauren

      Basel: Heinrich Peter [Heinrich Petri], 1537. VERY RARE. First edition in German. With 66 fine and impressive large woodcuts, woodcut initials throughout. Small Folio, bound in an early vellum manuscript leaf, likely from an antiphonal written in black and ruled in red, page edges died red. [vii], 157 pp. A handsome copy, the text very clean and fresh, some very minor marginal wormholes. SEBASTIAN MÃœNSTER'S IMPORTANT WORK ON SUNDIALS AND HOROLOGY, illustrated with many very impressive woodcuts, some attributed to Holbein the Younger. The work displays not only Münster's mathematical and scientific abilities but also those of a master-craftsman. The many fine woodcuts include sundials, quadrants and various other measuring devices, some of which are attributed to Hans Holbein the Younger. The work was original published in Latin in 1531. This edition appeared several years prior to Muenster's famed 'Cosmographia' and is far scarcer.

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        Die biecher Vincentij Obsopei: Vonn der kunst zu trincken, auss dem latein in vnser Teutsch sprach transferiert, durch Gregorium Wickgramm Gerichtschreiber zu Colmar.

      Freiburg im Br., (Johannes Faber), 1537. Mit Holzschnitt-Druckermarke und 5 gest. Initialen. 54 Bll. Pappband des frühen 19. Jhdts. 4°. Goed. II, 460; Hayn-Got, V, 444, VD16 O 812. - Erster Druck der ersten deutschen Übersetzung der \"Arte bibendi\" durch Gregor Wickram, einem Vetter des Dramatikers Jörg Wickram. - \"Die Kunst wie man recht trincken soll / Nit das man tag vnd nacht werd voll...\". Der bayerische Autor Vinzenz Heidecker war der Sohn eines Kochs, das erklärt sein Pseudonym \"Obsopoeus\" (die latinisierte Form des altgriechischen Wortes für \"Speismacher\"). Für sein Studium der griechischen Antike in Nürnberg bis 1527 erhielt er ein von Martin Luther ausgestelltes Empfehlungsschreiben. Später war er neben seiner Tätigkeit als Erzieher des späteren Markgrafen von Brandenburg-Kulmbach Albrecht Alcibiades auch Schuldirektor des Ansbacher Gymnasiums. Sein früher Tod 1539 soll mit seiner Trunksucht zusammenhängen. - Einband berieben. Etwas gebräunt, leicht fleckig, die letzte Seite etwas stärker. Wenige Marginalien. Mit gest. Exlibris des deutschen Philologen und Kunsthistoriker Gustav Parthey (1798-1872). Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Castigatissimi Annali con la loro copiosa tavola della Eccelsa et Ill.ma Republ. di Genoa,

      da fideli et approvati scrittori accuratamente racolti.Opera certamente molto laudevole, a Studiosi assai comoda.e utilissima. Genoa, M.D.XXXVII. (In fine:) Per Antonio Bellono Taurinense, 1537, - in-folio, ff. (12), CCLXXXII, carattere tondo, titolo in rosso e nero con silografia raffigurante uno scudo con le armi di Genova ''aurea libertas vexillum Genue'' sostenato da due angeli alati. Al verso del foglio altra silogr. di San Giorgio e il drago (mm.125x97). Grandi e piccoli capilettera ornati. Elegante legatura moderna in pieno marocchno marrone, decorata in oro ad imitazione delle legature cinquecentesche ''Apollo e Pegaso'' di Canevari con figura emblematica impressa in ovale al centro dei due piatti. Prima edizione di quest'opera rara, fondamentale sulla storia di Genova e della regione dall'origine al 1527. Nel I libro, dopo una breve descrizione della Liguria, si forniscono notizie specifiche su Nizza, Ventimiglia, le valli di Marro e Diano, Pieve di Teco, Albenga, Finale, Noli, Savona e Val Polcevera. Interessante sotto l'anno 1493 (f. 249 r.) il passaggio che parla di ''Christoforo Colombo Genovese inventore della navigatione al mondo novo''. Volume accuratamente impresso, come si legge nel colophon, ''con diligencia, e opera del nobile Laurentio Lomellino Sorba'' e stampata da ''Antonio Bellono Taurinense''. Buon esemplare, con foglio di titolo accuratamente rimarginato, lievissima uniforme arrossatura nella parte finale. (Ex-libris Michel Wittock). Sander II, 3191. STC 306. Manno VI, 22440. Harrisse n. 220. Leclerc, Bibl. Americana, Cat. (1687), n. 642. Lozzi 2120: «Opera rara e ricercata anche dai collettori delle cose americane.». Adams G751. Harrisse 220. Sabin 27518. European Americana 537/11. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Euclidis Megarensis Mathematici Clarissimi Elementorum Geometricorum. Libri XV. Cum Expositione Theonis in Priores XIII à Bartholomaeo Veneto Latinitate Donata, Campani in Omnes, et Hypsiclis Alexandrini in Duos Postremos..

      Basel: Johannes Hervagius. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed with light wear to spine head. Ties broken at fore edge. Lacking the first 3 initial leaves [with Melanchthon's preface]. Minor edge chipping to title page. Pp295- 300 tear at upper edge with slight text loss and tears to inner margins of pp301-310, with slight impact on text. Some occasional early marginal annotations and some scattered light staining. Text block firm. 1537. Basel Edition in Latin. Later limp vellum with yapped edges. 290mm x 200mm (11" x 8"). ii, 587pp. Woodcut printer's device on title page and ep, woodcut initials, headpieces and diagrams. .

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        Les Annalles Dacquitaine Faictz et Gestes en Sommaire des Roys de France et Dangleterre pays de Naples et de Milan, etc

      Jacques Lenfeigne 1537 - 1537.Jean Bouchet was born in 1476 and was one of the premier historians of his time and his studies of the histories of Aquitaine is an in depth study of the development of the the Kings of France (and England) In the writing of the book over fifty historical sources were thoroughly researched,resulting in a broad understanding not just of the monarchy, but also the culture and society of Medieval France. Bouchet was a friend of Rabelais and was considered at the time one of the great writers of world literature and among the creators of modern European writing.This edition has been sympathetically restored and maintains the original boards. Unpaginated. No dust jacket. In French. Full dark brown leather binding with gilt lettering to front only.The pages are tanned with some staining to the very edges of the text block, to the bottom right corners and to the spine edges. Pencil underlining and markings on occasion throughout & to both paste downs. Previous owner's presentation plate on front paste down and inscription to front end paper. The boards are bumped and worn, with moderate rubbing to the leather to most corners and the top edge on the rear. There is some scuffing, cracking & soiling to the surface dressing of the boards with some pitting on the rear board [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Canti XI composti dal Bandello de le Lodi de la S.Lucrezia Gonzaga di Gazuolo, e del vero amore, col tempio di pudicitia, e con altre cose per dentro poeticamente descritte.

      (Segue:) Le Tre Parche da esso Bandello cantate. Manoscritto cartaceo, Venezia, fine XVII secolo, - mm 150x210, ff. 269, elegantemente vergati in inchiostro bruno, in bella e ordinata grafia. Completo e perfettamente conservato, in semplice legatura coeva di cartoncino grigio. Rime scritte nel 1537-1538 dal Bandello quando divenne precettore di Lucrezia Gonzaga, ove ne celebra la bellezza e la virtù. Le "Tre Parche" sono capitoli in terza rima per la nascita di Giano, primogenito di Caterina Fregoso. La sola edizione a stampa di questi poemi di Bandello fu quella di Agens del 1545 ("Si stampavano in Guienna ne la città di Agen per Antonio Reboglio", 202 ff. a stampa). Estremamente raro, fu il primo libro stampato nella città di Agens (STC French Books, p.69). Matteo Bandello, il più illustre scrittore piemontese del Rinascimento (n. a Castelnuovo Scrivia nel 1485), ebbe una vita assai travagliata, iniziata con una vocazione religiosa ben presto spentasi. Ebbe subito irrequieti rapporti mondani, politici e letterari con potenti signori ed illustri dame del tempo. Nel presente codice gli errori del testo a stampa furono corretti. La provenienza è indicata sul primo foglio bianco: "copia fatta dall'esemplare esistente nella Libreria dei PP. Domenicani di Venezia sulle Zattere: Le postille marginali son copiate dalle originali di mano del A. Zeni sull'esemplare stesso". Altre provenienze del presente ms. sono "Prof. Federico Patetta ? Gianfranco Galeani Napione". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Omnium operum epitome. 3 Tle. in 1 Band.

      Augsburg, Heinrich Steiner, 11. VIII. 1537. Mit Titelbordüre, 1 Textholzschnitt und vielen kleinen figürlichen Initialen. 22 unn., CLXXVIII (falsch CLXVIII), XXIV, CCXLIX num., 1 unn. Bl. Holzdeckelband d. Zt. mit blindgepr. Schweinslederbezug und 2 Schließen. Folio. VD 16 A 4156; DG 8.5559; IA 110.229; Adams A 2171; STC 55. - Seltener, von Johann Piscatorius besorgter Auszug. Butsch (Taf. 29) weist die schon 1520 bei Grimm und Wirsung verwendete Titelbordüre Hans Burgkmair zu. - Breitrandig, mit gelegentl. Témoins, Ränder anfangs etwas wasserfleckig, sonst kaum fleckig oder gebräunt, Titel oben mit altem Besitzvermerk der Dominikaner zu Medlingen, unten gestempelt und etwas ausgefranst, anfangs und am Schluss kl. Wurmspuren. Der schöne zeitgenössische Prägeband etwas berieben und fleckig, gering wurmstichig, Schließen greifen nicht mehr. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Les annales Dacquitaine faictz et gestes en sommaire des roys de France et Dangleterre, pays de Naples et de Milan. Revues et corrigees par lacteur . et de nouvel iusques en lan Mil cinq cens xxxvii

      Jehan André, Paris 1537 - UNRECORDED NEW AND EXPANDING EDITION. Folio. ff. [10] CXCIX. Lettre bâtarde, t-p in red and black, white on black floriated initials plus one large criblé and one grotesque. Ms ex-libris on upper margin of t-p in English hand " a Joanne Prentt", recording the book's purchase in Paris in 1539 and of "Nicolai Von Bodeck Dantzigi Anno 1652"in lower margin, C19 armorial bookplate of a Marquis on pastedown. A very good clean copy in C17 mottled calf, upper joint cracked at head. Spine gilt in compartments, red morocco lettering piece,edges speckled red, old Quaritch collation note in pencil at end. Unrecorded new and expanded edition of Jean Bouchet's most important work continued up to 1537, though similar printings can be found by Richard du Hamel, Jehan Macé, Sergent Pierre, Guilaume le Bret and A Girault. Jean Bouchet (1476-1555(?)) was a public prosecutor at Poitiers and writer of the «Grand rhétoriqueurs », a literary movement supported by Louis XII's court. Jean d'Auton, abbé d'Angle and Louis XII's historiographer and poet, taught him poetry and instilled in him the taste for history. Bouchet was close to the important La Tremoille family and became a member of Anne of Brittany's court at the request of the Duchess de la Tremoille, Gabrielle of Bourbon. However he is really remembered now more as a historian than as a poet. After eight years of research in all Poitou and having recorded Louis II La Tremoille's recollections of the reigns of Charles VIII, Louis XII and Francois the First, he published the first version of his "Annales d'Acquitaine", the first historical work about a French province. It is a valuable text for the history of Aquitaine and of France but for English history as well, with their long involvement with the Duchy of Guyenne. The author continued his work until the end of his long life in 1557, the last corrected edition was published the day after his death. It seems that booksellers often changed the t-p but the colophon, collation and the printing date stayed/are the same. In these editions the last leaf is often cancelled, maybe to conceal the device of another printer. The present edition was unauthorized and the addition up to 1537 were not by Bouchet, who warned his readers against them in the fourth edition of 1545. " « Au commancement de l'an mil cinq cent trente cinq, les présentes Annales d'Aquitaine furent imprimées a Poictiers pour la troysicsme foys. Depuis et l'an mil cinq cents quarante, aultre imprimeur que le mien, les a imprimées a Paris pour la quatriesme fois ; et continue mon histoire sans moy, iusques audict an mil cinq cents quarante en mon nom : qui est crime de faulx, me supposant contre vérité ce qu'ils ont continue estre de mon ouurage, combien que ce soyent choses triuiales et non sentans l'histoire. » Nicklas Von Bodeck was probably the mayor of Dantzig between (1664-1675) and author of "Sehnliche Klage des Nicolai von Bodeck iiber dessen Tochter Barbara. Danzig 1653 "and "Auf das Ehrenfest des Nicolaus von Bodeck und Coustantia Giesen. Danzig 1648". Sadly we have not located John Prentt. For eds.by other printers see: BNF, Index Aureliensis, V,; Brunet, Supp. I, 161. French [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die biecher Vincentij Obsopei: Vonn der kunst zu trincken, auss dem latein in vnser Teutsch sprach transferiert, durch Gregorium Wickgramm Gerichtschreiber zu Colmar.

      Freiburg im Br., (Johannes Faber), 1537.Mit Holzschnitt - Druckermarke und 5 gest. Initialen. 54 Bll. Pappband des frühen 19. Jhdts. 4°. Goed. II, 460; Hayn - Got, V, 444, VD16 O 812. - Erster Druck der ersten deutschen Übersetzung der "Arte bibendi" durch Gregor Wickram, einem Vetter des Dramatikers Jörg Wickram. - "Die Kunst wie man recht trincken soll / Nit das man tag vnd nacht werd voll...". Der bayerische Autor Vinzenz Heidecker war der Sohn eines Kochs, das erklärt sein Pseudonym "Obsopoeus" (die latinisierte Form des altgriechischen Wortes für "Speismacher"). Für sein Studium der griechischen Antike in Nürnberg bis 1527 erhielt er ein von Martin Luther ausgestelltes Empfehlungsschreiben. Später war er neben seiner Tätigkeit als Erzieher des späteren Markgrafen von Brandenburg - Kulmbach Albrecht Alcibiades auch Schuldirektor des Ansbacher Gymnasiums. Sein früher Tod 1539 soll mit seiner Trunksucht zusammenhängen. - Einband berieben. Etwas gebräunt, leicht fleckig, die letzte Seite etwas stärker. Wenige Marginalien. Mit gest. Exlibris des deutschen Philologen und Kunsthistoriker Gustav Parthey (1798 - 1872). Bücher de

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        Les Annalles Dacquitaine Faictz et Gestes en Sommaire des Roys de France et Dangleterre pays de Naples et de Milan, etc

      Jacques Lenfeigne, 1537. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1537. Unpaginated. No dust jacket. In French. Full dark brown leather binding with gilt lettering to front only. Noticeable brown staining to pages throughout. Pencil underlining and markings on occasion throughout & to both paste downs. Previous owner's inscription on front endpaper. Noticeable tanning to pages throughout, but not overly heavy for it's age. Both hinges cracked, but the boards remain firm. Over half the spine is missing, with most of the middle section remaining but is slack. The boards are noticeably bumped and worn, with heavy rubbing to the leather to most corners and the top edge on the rear. Heavy scuffing, cracking & soiling across the boards, heavier to the back.

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        1537 Latin Bible & Commentary Theophylacti Archiepiscopt

      Hardcover. Good. 1537 Greek Theophylact of Ohrid Bulgaria Byzantine Slavs Bible; Jean Petit; [20], CCCCLXVII, [1] leaves ; 8[sup]0. Notes: Device of Jean Petit on t.p. Other names: La Porte, Maurice de, fl. 1529-1546. Petit, Jean, fl. 1492-1530. Porsena, Christophorus. Language: Latin. Tight secure vellum binding. Complete in 467 leaves (934pp); plus indexes, prefaces, etc.

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        Ioannis Vulteii remensis epigrammatum libri IIII. Eiusdem Xenia. Mit großer Holzschnitt-Druckermarke a.Titel, am Schluß eine Holzschnitt-Vignette.

      Lugdunum (Lyon) sub Scuto Basiliensi apud Michaelem Parmenterium (M Parmentier) 1537 - 282 Seiten, 2 Bll., 1 w. Bl., Kl8° (16 x 10 cm), mod. handgeb. Kalbslederbd. auf fünf Bünden mit blindgepr. Deckelrahmen u. vergold. Rückentitel. Baudrier X, 399 - Schönes Exemplar der 2. Ausgabe der Epigramme und Xenien nach der Erstausgabe Lyon 1536. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Die biecher Vincentij Obsopei: Vonn der kunst zu trincken, auss dem latein in vnser Teutsch sprach transferiert, durch Gregorium Wickgramm Gerichtschreiber zu Colmar.

      Freiburg im Br., (Johannes Faber), 1537.. Mit Holzschnitt-Druckermarke und 5 gest. Initialen. 54 Bll. Pappband des frühen 19. Jhdts. 4°. Goed. II, 460; Hayn-Got, V, 444, VD16 O 812. - Erster Druck der ersten deutschen Übersetzung der "Arte bibendi" durch Gregor Wickram, einem Vetter des Dramatikers Jörg Wickram. - "Die Kunst wie man recht trincken soll / Nit das man tag vnd nacht werd voll...". Der bayerische Autor Vinzenz Heidecker war der Sohn eines Kochs, das erklärt sein Pseudonym "Obsopoeus" (die latinisierte Form des altgriechischen Wortes für "Speismacher"). Für sein Studium der griechischen Antike in Nürnberg bis 1527 erhielt er ein von Martin Luther ausgestelltes Empfehlungsschreiben. Später war er neben seiner Tätigkeit als Erzieher des späteren Markgrafen von Brandenburg-Kulmbach Albrecht Alcibiades auch Schuldirektor des Ansbacher Gymnasiums. Sein früher Tod 1539 soll mit seiner Trunksucht zusammenhängen. - Einband berieben. Etwas gebräunt, leicht fleckig, die letzte Seite etwas stärker. Wenige Marginalien. Mit gest. Exlibris des deutschen Philologen und Kunsthistoriker Gustav Parthey (1798-1872).

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        Omnium operum epitome. 3 Tle. in 1 Band.

      Augsburg, Heinrich Steiner, 11. VIII. 1537.Mit Titelbordüre, 1 Textholzschnitt und vielen kleinen figürlichen Initialen. 22 unn., CLXXVIII (falsch CLXVIII), XXIV, CCXLIX num., 1 unn. Bl. Holzdeckelband d. Zt. mit blindgepr. Schweinslederbezug und 2 Schließen. Folio. VD 16 A 4156; DG 8.5559; IA 110.229; Adams A 2171; STC 55. - Seltener, von Johann Piscatorius besorgter Auszug. Butsch (Taf. 29) weist die schon 1520 bei Grimm und Wirsung verwendete Titelbordüre Hans Burgkmair zu. - Breitrandig, mit gelegentl. Témoins, Ränder anfangs etwas wasserfleckig, sonst kaum fleckig oder gebräunt, Titel oben mit altem Besitzvermerk der Dominikaner zu Medlingen, unten gestempelt und etwas ausgefranst, anfangs und am Schluss kl. Wurmspuren. Der schöne zeitgenössische Prägeband etwas berieben und fleckig, gering wurmstichig, Schließen greifen nicht mehr. Bücher la

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        Zodiacus vitae, hoc est, de hominis vita, studio ac miribus optime instituendis Libri XII.. opus mire eruditum, planeq(ue) Philosophicum: nunc denuo longe quam antea cum emendatius, tum diligenter excusum.

      [Robert Winter] 1537 settembre In 8vo (cm 15,5), legatura coeva in piena pelle con ricche decorazioni floreali impresse a secco, dorso a tre nervi (porzione inferiore del dorso abilmente restaurata, mancano i legacci), pp. (88), 387, (1 bianca). Mancano le ultime 2 carte bianche. Antiche firme di appartenenza al titolo e numerose sottolineature e annotazioni, sia nel margine che sul risguardo posteriore (probabilmente una copia di studio). Leggere fioriture, qualche lieve alone marginale, ma ottima copia.PRIMA EDIZIONE DATATA e prima edizione fuori dall'Italia, dove fu stampata la prima ed unica volta da Bernardino dei Vitali a Venezia senza data (con ogni probabilità  nella seconda metà  del 1536). L'opera, dedicata a Ercole II d'Este, fu composta fra il 1520 e il 1534 e ottenne l'imprimatur dalle autorità  veneziane nel febbraio del '35. Dopo la morte del Palingenio, che avvenne sicuramente prima del '51 quando Lilio Gregorio Giraldi pubblicò i suoi Dialogi duo de poetis nostrorum temporum, nei quali a p. 95 fa menzione dell'esumazione e del rogo del corpo del Palingenio «ob impietatis crimen», lo Zodiacus Vitae fu dichiarato eretico e inserito nell'Index del 1558 a causa dell'empietà  delle dottrine e dell'aspra critica del clero. Per questo motivo il poema ebbe molto successo nei paesi protestanti, mentre in Italia fu letto solo da pochi liberi pensatori come Giordano Bruno. Esso andò incontro a ben sessanta edizioni e a numerose traduzioni: tra queste la versione inglese realizzata fra il 1560 e il 1565 da Banabe Googe divenne ben presto un testo scolastico dell'età  elisabettiana.Lo Zodiacus Vitae, un poema didattico in esametri lungo circa diecimila versi, si divide in dodici libri, ciascuno dei quali porta il nome di un segno dello zodiaco. Esso sintetizza e si rifa a diverse filosofie, spaziando dal Neoplatonismo a Lucrezio, da Ficino all'Ermetismo, ed è rimarchevole non solo come prodotto del pensiero italiano nell'età  della Riforma, ma anche per le sue qualità  poetiche.Il motivo principale del trattato è il raggiungimento della virtù: la bontà  è superiore al sapere, ma bisogna aspirare a possedere entrambe, e il "summum bonum"? non si identifica col possesso di ricchezze. Il libro III introduce la figura di Epicuro come avvocato del Piacere, contro cui l'autore scaglia i suoi strali, mostrando le male conseguenze che comporta. Col libro IV l'argomento principale diventa l'amore e il comportamento civile in generale. Il libro V tratta invece della vera felicità  e della natura di Dio. Nel VI il poeta si confronta con la morte, la quale è un qualcosa che non va temuto, ma piuttosto accolto con benevolenza. A partire dal libro VII Palingenio sposta il suo interesse verso la contemplazione delle cose celesti, parla della natura dell'universo e affronta temi come il fato, il libero arbitrio e la divina provvidenza. Nel libro IX il poeta si eleva al di sopra delle cose terrene e dimostra come il male si generi dall'errore e dall'ignoranza umana. Il libro X riguarda la preparazione della mente alla contemplazione delle cose celesti ed discute della pietra filosofale, la cui scoperta può verificarsi solo grazie ad un atto di necromanzia. Nel libro XI Palingenio descrive minuziosamente il cielo secondo il sistema tolemaico e discute diverse teorie sull'origine e lo sviluppo dell'universo. Infine il libro XII conclude l'opera con la visione della vita spirituale al di là  del cielo, alla quale solo pochi possono aspirare (cfr. F.S. Ryle, Fate, Free Will and Providence in the 'Zodiacus Vitae' of Marcello Palingenio Stellato, in: "L'uomo e la natura nel Rinascimento"?, Milano, 1996, pp. 209 - 226).I primi filosofi che presero seriamente in considerazione questo poema furono G.C. Scaligero nelle sue Poetices (1561) e Giordano Bruno nel libro VIII del suo Immenso (1591), dove egli discute le idee cosmologiche del Palingenio, mentre alcuni passaggi di quest'opera risultano essere delle vere e proprie parafrasi di parti dello Zodiacus Vitae (cfr. L. Keller, Palingène, Ronsard et Du Bartas, Bern, 1974, pp. 10 - 11).J. Facciolati nelle sue Epistolae latinae (Padova, 1785) sostiene che il nome Marcello Palingenio non sia altro che l'anagramma di Pier Angelo Manzolli, cognome affatto comune nella Ferrara di quel tempo. Stellato deriverebbe invece dal distretto chiamato La Stellata vicino Bondeno, una ventina di chilometri a nord - ovest della capitale estense. Riferisce inoltre che il Palingenio visse per un certo periodo a Roma, che ebbe rapporti con il circolo eterodosso di Renata di Francia a Ferrara e che praticò la medicina nei dintorni di Rimini.Tuttavia oggi si considera più probabile che il Manzolli fosse originario di Napoli, dal momento che l'imprimatur dello Zodiacus Vitae nomina «Marcellus Stellatus Neapolitanus». Oltre all'anagramma, egli utilizza anche un acronimo ad apertura del poema, in cui le lettere inziali dei primi ventinove versi formano la sua firma, «Marseilles Palingenius Stellatus» (cfr. F. Bacchelli, Note per un inquadramento biografico di Marcello Palingenio Stellato, in: "Rinascimento"?, 2 / XXV, 1985, pp. 275 - 292).VD - 16, M - 852. G. Borgiani, Palingenio Stellato, Città  di Castello, 1912, p. 211. P. Bietenholz, Der italienische Humanismus und die Blütezeit des Buchdrucks in Basel, Basel, 1959, pp. 82 - 83. L. Cantamessa, Astrologia, Firenze, 2007, nr. 2744. \

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        Disputationes Roberti Bellarmini Politiani de Controversiis Christianae Fidei, Adversus Huius Temporis Haereticos: Tribus Tomis comprehensae Ad s. D. n. Sixtum V. Pont. Max.

      Cum Pont. Max. Caesar. Mai. & Reip Venetae Gratia & Privilegio - Ingolstadii, ex typographia Davidis Sartorii, 1537. 422 Seiten Ledereinband Deckel berieben, wurmstichig und am Buchrücken repariert, oberer Schließbügel und untere Schnalle fehlten, Papier mit Markierungen/Eintragungen, grüner Kopffarbschnitt teilweise ausgebleicht, 422 Seiten Versand D: 2,90 EUR

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        De Natura Stirpium Libri Tres

      in officina Frobeniana, Basel 1537 - Folio. pp. [xcii] 666 [ii]. Roman letter, index in Italic, occasional Greek. Printer’s woodcut device on t-p and last, woodcut initials throughout. Age-yellowing, intermittent light foxing (esp. t-p), occasional contemp. marginalia. A very good, well margined copy in contemp. vellum over bds., later black and gold morocco label on spine. Second edition of this rare and important botanical work - the first general botanical text since the time of Theophrastus - in which Jean Ruel, physician to Francis I, described in detail some 600 plants, as well as a number of species not occurring in the classical texts he drew upon (Theophrastus and Pliny). Ruel also added French names obtained by questioning the peasants and mountaineers during his plant-hunting trips. Divided into three books, the work opens with a dedication to Francis I, followed by a four-page table of contents, and by a very useful eighty-page ‘elenchus copiosissimus’ an alphabetical index of all the species mentioned. The first twenty chapters of the first book contain a general introduction in which elements of botany such as roots, branches, barks, leaves, flowers, germination, grafting, fruits, and seeds, together with their medicinal properties, the variety of colours, and even the smells and flavours of flowers and fruits, are dealt with individually. Next comes a long chapter on nomenclature, followed by numerous chapters of varying length, each devoted to a particular plant. According to the ‘Dictionary of Scientific Biography’, De Natura Stirpium ‘is elegantly written’ and the fact that, instead of a botanical classification, Ruel used alphabetical order, ‘rendered the book of great practical value’. Francis I, the dedicatee of the work and Ruel’s patron, paid the cost of printing. ‘Only a few copies [.] can still be found; the rarity of the book is attested by its absence from the libraries of Jussieu and Joseph Decaisne [.], both of whom were informed bibliophiles.’ BM STC Ger. C16th p. 760. Adams R 873. Brunet IV p. 1452. Graesse VI p. 188. Pritzel 8850. Dictionary of Scientific Biography 11 p. 594. Latin [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sammelband mit 3 Kräuterbüchern, 1537-1552. Otto Brunfels und Hieronymus Braunschweig.

      - Sammelband mit 3 Kräuterbüchern, 1537-1552. Otto Brunfels und Hieronymus Braunschweig. 4°, Ledereinband um 1900 mit Rückenbeschriftung „Otto Brunfelß Kräuterbuch", 2 kleine Schließen (eine ist abgerissen), ca. 300 Blatt mit zahlreichen handkolorierten Holzstichen, Einband etwas berieben und mit kleinen Kratzerchen und Flecken, Rücken lichtrandig, sonst gut. Thema des Buches sind Pflanzenillustration aus des Brunfels’ Kräuterbuch. Enthalten sind 2 Brunfels-Titel und Brunschwig’s Destillierbuch (das die Brunfels’schen Illustrationen verwendete). Die 3 Bücher sind jeweils nicht komplett. Wohl wurde hier um 1900 eine zerfledderte Inkunabel neu gebunden, wobei der Buchbinder die Titelei von Bd. 2 am Anfang des Buches einband. Etliche Blätter sind fachmännisch restauriert und teils auf anderes Papier gezogen, alle Blätter scheinen am Rand beschnitten (vereinzelt mit Textverlust bei den oberen Seitenzahlen und Fettdruck-Seitentiteln) .Vorhanden sind ca. 2/3 des 2. Bandes der Brunfels-Erstauflage von 1537, ca. ¾ des ersten Bandes der 2. Brunfels-Auflage von 1546 sowie ca. 9/10 von Brunschwigs Destillierbuch in der Auflage von 1552. Enthalten sind: Titelei: Kreuterbuch Contrafayet , beide Theil vollkommen nach rechter warer Beschreibung der Alten Lerer unnd Ärzt, durch Otto Brunnfelß zusamen getragen unnd beschriben. 1546. 1. [Brunschwig (auch Braunschweig), Hieronymus: Destillierbuch der rechten Kunst, von Kreutern, Wurzeln, Blumen, Samen, Früchten und Gethier / ware Beschreibung und Abcontrafaytung / wie man die Wasser davon brennen, destillieren, halten und gebrauchen soll für alle Gebrechen des gantzen Cörpers .] Gedruckt zu Franckfurdt am Mayn durch Herman Gülfferichen. [Gülfferich, Frankfurt am Main 1552]. Titelei und wohl erste 12 Blatt fehlen, dann 9 Blatt (5x restauriert und mit Textverlust, 4x knapp randbeschnitten aber ohne Textverlust), dann 195 Blatt (komplett ohne Bll. 99-101 und 186 von gesamt 199, stark fleckig und teils mit Annotationen von alter Hand, teils restaurierte Blatt vereinzelt mit Textverlust), dann hintere Illustration (nur partiell erhalten und restauriert; verso steht, von alter Hand geschrieben: „3 Blätter fehlen in . Kräuterbuche, als 99, 100, 101."). 2. [Kreuterbuch Contrafayet , beide Theil vollkommen nach rechter warer Beschreibung der Alten Lerer unnd Ärzt, durch Otto Brunnfelß zusamen getragen unnd beschriben. 1546.] Erster Teil. Vorhanden: Titelei, 11 Bll. Introduktion (komplett), 2 und 3 Bll. Register [fehlt letztes Blatt von Register 2] und 57 Blatt [von 74, es fehlen Bll. 2-6, 8-11, 23, 68-74]. 3. Ander Teyl des Teütschen Contrafayten Kreuterbüchs, von Doctor Otth Brunnfelß zusammen verordnet und beschriben. Zu Strasszburg bey Hans Schotten zum Thyergarten, 1537 [Strassburg 1537]. Titelei, Vorwort (ein Blatt), ca. 55 Blatt (von ca. 86, es fehlen die Blätter / Seiten 29-32, 71-72, 87-98, 111-118, 149-150, 155-156, 163-164, 169-172, Register Bl. 2, fleckig, wenige Seiten restauriert (ca. 3x mit Textverlust)). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nova scientia inventa. [with:] Quesiti, et inventioni diverse.Venice; Venice: Nicolo de Bascarini; Venturino Ruffinelli, 1550; 1546.

      First edition of the <i>Quesiti</i>, second edition of the <i>Nova Scientia</i> (first, 1537), the two most important works of Tartaglia (1499-1557), and containing the extremely rare instrument plate, which is virtually unknown.<br/><br/> "Few European mathematicians of the 16th century had been as directly affected by war as Niccolò Tartaglia. In 1512, when still a boy, he received a facial wound during the sack of Brescia by the French. Left with a speech defect he adopted the nickname of Tartaglia ('stammerer') to replace his original surname Fontana. If Tartaglia's very identity was marked by war, he in turn reshaped the character of military discourse by identifying a 'new science' of artillery and casting it as a mathematical discipline ... A measure of Tartaglia's importance for the study of artillery is that [his] account was still being paraphrased and parroted into the later 17th century" (mhs.ox.ac.uk/geometry/cat1.htm).<br/><br/> I. Tartaglia's first work, the foundation of the new sciences and a major catalyst for the researches of Galileo. "<i>The New Sciences</i> stands at the threshold of a new age in the history of mechanics" (<i>Printing and the Mind of Man</i>). Tartaglia investigated problems of ballistics, fortification, surveying and engineering and sought to apply mathematical analysis to physical problems, free from the conceptual constraints of Aristotelianism and Scholasticism. "Tartaglia proved both mathematically and experimentally that the trajectory of a missile fired from a cannon was a curved line throughout, thus contradicting the 'impetus' theory derived from Aristotle's Physics, which stated that a projectile's trajectory was described by two straight lines united by a curved line (Tartaglia was the first Renaissance scientist to point out serious flaws in the <i>Physics</i>). Tartaglia demonstrated that from the beginning of its flight, a projectile was affected by gravity, which, along with wind resistance, caused its forward velocity to lessen while increasing the speed of its fall. Tartaglia also observed a relationship between the speed of projection and the speed of fall: the greater the initial speed, the less the gravitational influence. Through experimentation, he determined that the maximum cannon range, at any given initial speed, was obtained with a firing elevation of forty-five degrees" (Norman Catalogue 2053). "The latter result was obtained through an erroneous argument, but the proposition is correct (in a vacuum) and might well be called 'Tartaglia's theorem'" (Arnaldo Masotti in <i>DSB</i>).<br/><br/> Dibner describes the allegory of the frontispiece as follows: "Euclid greets the students at the outer gate of the circle in which Tartaglia is surrounded by Arithmetic, Geometry, Music, Astronomy, Astrology, etc. - the mathematical disciplines. A fired cannon and a mortar show the trajectories defined by Tartaglia. In the farther circle sits Philosophy. Beneath the scroll in Plato's hand, reading 'None not expert in Geometry may enter here', Aristotle moves forward to welcome the students."<br/><br/> II. In the <i>Questiti</i> Tartaglia continued his discussion of ballistics, but also included what, without exaggeration, can be called the first real advance in algebra since antiquity. "Tartaglia's <i>Quesiti</i> contains his most important mathematical accomplishment: the independent discovery of the rule for solving third-degree (cubic) equations, a rule first formulated but left unpublished by Sciopione de Ferro in the first or second decade of the sixteenth century. Tartaglia re-solved the problem in 1535 but kept the details a secret for many years, using his knowledge to gain advantage in the frequent public disputations held between scholars in his era. He finally revealed the rule to Girolamo Cardano in 1539 after Cardano swore to keep it secret, but six years later Cardano broke his promise by publishing the rule in his <i>Ars magna</i> ... Tartaglia was incensed at Cardano's breach of promise and abused him roundly in Book IX of the Quesiti, in which he also published his own version of his researches into third-degree equations" (Norman). <br/><br/> "Dedicated to Henry VIII, this work contains nine books of questions posed to Tartaglia by various people, and demonstrates his skill in non-mathematical areas: solving problems in the firing of artillery; topographical surveying; equilibrium in balances and statics; a new method for raising sunken ships; etc. In the course of the discussions, some fundamental issues in the theory of motion and of statics are raised, which are elaborated upon in the eighth book ... Among its other important points are the anticipation of the principle of inertia in book three, the observations on the use of compasses in book five, and the solution of cubic equations in book nine" (Roberts and Trent, p. 313). <br/><br/> The large folding plate, recorded by Cockle, is virtually unknown. The only other copy we know of was bound into a copy of the first editions of both works offered by W. P. Watson in 1999. In his description of that copy, Watson wrote that the plate "is absent from all copies I have seen or seen records of. It illustrates, with accompanying text, the construction of various instruments discussed in the text: a compass described in the fifth book of the <i>Quesiti</i>, an artillery square discussed in the first book of the <i>Nova scientia</i> and the <i>Quesiti</i>, and a quadrant in the third book of the <i>Nova scientia</i>. Its relation to both titles is explained by the fact that the <i>Quesiti</i> was intended by Tartaglia as a continuation of the <i>Nova scientia</i>. The preface to the latter promises five books, but in fact the work contains only three. In the introduction to the <i>Quesiti</i>, Tartaglia explains that he was rushed in publication of the <i>Nova scientia</i>, and is therefore offering the <i>Quesiti</i> as a continuation. In fact, the first book of the <i>Quesiti</i> has title and contents virtually identical to the unpublished fourth book announced in the contents of the <i>Nova scientia</i>. The large plate gives practical instructions and diagrams for constructing the instruments discussed in both works; its conspicuous absence from almost all copies may be the results of its having been published later and/or frequent removal for use in the instrument workshops for which it was intended" (W. P. Watson, Catalogue 4, No. 91). <br/><br/> The instrument plate is not only extremely rare, it is also highly important for Galileo's later work on the 'geometric and military compass,' the first general purpose mechanical calculating device since the abacus. Galileo read these works of Tartaglia (his annotated copy is in Florence), and Stillman Drake has demonstrated that Galileo constructed his compass by combining two of Tartaglia's instruments, both of which are illustrated and described in detail on the plate. "In Galileo's course on military architecture and fortification [at Padua, from 1592], he mentioned an artillery elevation gauge that he called the <i>squadra</i>. This was in use all over Europe, having been introduced in 1537 by Niccolò Tartaglia of Brescia in a book called "The New Science" [the <i>squadra</i> is illustrated on *2v of the first work, and on the plate] ... Another instrument introduced by Tartaglia in the same book was for use in determining the distance and height of a target by means of sighting and triangulation [illustrated on F3r of the first work and the plate] ... In 1595-96 Galileo combined Tartaglia's two instruments into one ... For this instrument ... Galileo wrote his treatise on triangulation in 1596" (Drake, p. 15). Sven Dupré has further pointed out that the surveying compass presented by Tartaglia in the fifth book of the <i>Quesiti</i>, and illustrated on the plate, is reminiscent of the ones described by Leon Battista Alberti in his <i>Ludi matematici</i>, which was one of the texts used by Ostilio Ricci, Galileo's teacher of mathematics, in his private lessons. With some modifications, the combined instrument is the one described in Galileo's first published work, <i>Le operazioni di compasso geometrico et militare</i> (1606). <br/><br/> It is interesting to note that our plate is actually a variant of Watson's: our plate has the blank area above the text shaded, in Watson's copy it was blank. The existence of two variant issues of the plate seems to be unrecorded. The lower half of the plate with the text has been glued onto the upper half, probably <i>ab initio</i>, and appears to be printed on a different paper stock: the worming affects only the region where the two halves are joined (suggesting that the perpetrators were attracted by the glue rather than the paper itself) and occurred after the two parts were joined (and after the plate was folded) as it is consistent between the two halves. <br/><br/> Stillman Drake (tr. & ed.), <i>Galileo Galilei, Operations of the Geometric and Military Compass</i> 1606, 1979; Sven Dupré, "Mathematical Instruments and the 'Theory of the Concave Spherical Mirror': Galileo's Optics beyond Art and Science", <i>Nuncius</i>, 15 (2000), pp. 551-588. <br/><br/> I. Dibner 102; Printing and the Mind of Man 66; Cockle 658; Norman Catalogue 2053/2054; Parkinson Breakthroughs p. 35; Roberts and Trent Bibliotheca Mechanica p. 313; Adams T189 (all for the first edition). II. Adams T183; Roberts and Trent Bibliotheca Mechanica p. 313; Norman Catalogue 2055 (all without the plate); Cockle 660 (mentioning the plate); Parkinson Breakthroughs p. 41.. 4to (208 x 155 mm), ff. [4], 32, with allegorical woodcut title and numerous diagrams in text; ff. [4], 5-132, [2], with woodcut portrait of Tartaglia on title, numerous woodcut illustrations and diagrams in text; large folding woodcut plate bound between the two works. Occasional faint marginal damp staining but very good copies, large and unpressed. The plate, supplied, with splits at the folds repaired on verso and worming at the horizontal fold where the two halves of the plate are joined together (see below). Contemporary limp vellum, manuscript title on spine (spine slightly shrunken, a little soiled, but unrestored)

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        Opuscula complura de temporum ratione diligenter castigata.

      Cologne, Johannes Prael for Peter Quentel, May 1537.. Folio (215 x 310 mm). (14), 18, (6), CXXVI, (4) ff. With 35 woodcuts in the text, initials, and printer's device on recto of final leaf. Contemp. vellum.. First edition of Beda's collected writings on historical and astronomical chronology. The section "On the Reckoning of Time" (De temporum ratione) includes an introduction to the traditional ancient and medieval view of the cosmos, including an explanation of how the spherical earth influenced the changing length of daylight, of how the seasonal motion of the sun and moon influenced the changing appearance of the new moon at evening twilight, and a quantitative relation between the changes of the tides at a given place and the daily motion of the moon. "Ce volume contient les principaux traites de l'auteur sur le calendrier" (Houzeau/L.). The woodcut world map on d1, evidently redrawn from those of Petrus de Alliaco and Ambrosius Macrobius (Shirley 12 & 13), shows the four continents of the old world surrounded by water, the southern hemisphere labeled as "nobis incognita frigida". - Very slightly browned; title page shows insignificant fingerstaining; otherwise an excellent copy with a very few contemporary marginalia. - VD 16, B 1440. Zinner 1657. Houzeau/L. 1074.

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        Omnium operum epitome. 3 Tle. in 1 Band

      Augsburg, Heinrich Steiner, 11. VIII. 1537.. Mit Titelbordüre, 1 Textholzschnitt und vielen kleinen figürlichen Initialen. 22 unn., CLXXVIII (falsch CLXVIII), XXIV, CCXLIX num., 1 unn. Bl. Holzdeckelband d. Zt. mit blindgepr. Schweinslederbezug und 2 Schließen. Folio. VD 16 A 4156; DG 8.5559; IA 110.229; Adams A 2171; STC 55. - Seltener, von Johann Piscatorius besorgter Auszug. Butsch (Taf. 29) weist die schon 1520 bei Grimm und Wirsung verwendete Titelbordüre Hans Burgkmair zu. - Breitrandig, mit gelegentl. Témoins, Ränder anfangs etwas wasserfleckig, sonst kaum fleckig oder gebräunt, Titel oben mit altem Besitzvermerk der Dominikaner zu Medlingen, unten gestempelt und etwas ausgefranst, anfangs und am Schluss kl. Wurmspuren. Der schöne zeitgenössische Prägeband etwas berieben und fleckig, gering wurmstichig, Schließen greifen nicht mehr.

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        Hauss apoteck, zu jeden leibs gebresten fur den gemainen mann und das arm landvolck.

      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'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'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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        Libro primo (secondo, terzo, quarto, quinto, estraordinario) d?architettura... -

      In - 4. Legatura del ?600 in pergamena, titolo ms. sul dorso. Con 6 frontespizi architettonici, diagrammi e numerose illustrazioni silografiche n.t., moltissime a piena pagina, incise da Giovanni Chrieger (Krugher) e derivate dalle edizioni originali in - folio. 219, (1 bianco), 52 ff.; antica firma di appartenenza sulla prima carta e nel margine inferiore del frontespizio; alcune carte leggermente ingiallite e lievi aloni marginali su poche carte. Prima edizione in quarto della celebre opera dell?architetto bolognese. I vari libri furono originariamente pubblicati in ordine irregolare e in città diverse (Venezia, Parigi, Francoforte) tra il 1537 e il 1575 (settimo libro). Fu il primo trattato di architettura il cui scopo fosse più pratico che teorico, ed il primo a codificare i cinque ordini. Si distingue per il tono pragmatico, per l'intento didattico e per la grande importanza data alle immagini, risultando un passaggio importante ed anticipatore non solo nella storia della trattatistica di architettura, ma anche nella storia della stampa, in generale. Ebbe un notevole successo, testimoniato dalle numerose ristampe e traduzioni in varie lingue (francese, tedesco, inglese, fiammingo). Cicognara 668. Berlin Kat. 2570. Fowler 327. First quarto edition of Serlio?s influential and finely illustrated work. "The first genuine advance in architectural illustration seems to have been made by Serlio, and his Libro Terzo set the type of architectural illustration in Italy for the rest of the century" (Fowler 308). With 6 architectural titles, various diagrams and numerous text woodcuts, many full page. Early owner?s names on first page and lower margin of title; light marginal damp stain on a few leaves and some yellowing here and there, but generally a good copy bound in 17th century vellum (slightly soiled), ms. title on spine.

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        Opera (i.e.: Bucolica, Georgica & Culex). -

      Venezia, Lucantonio Giunta, 1537.2 parti in 1 vol. In - folio picc. Legatura antica in pergamena. Titolo entro elaborata cornice architettonica, 45 bellissime illustrazioni n.t. di varia grandezza, diversi graziosi capilettera, e una grande marca tipografica in fine, il tutto inc. in legno. (10), 143, (1 bianca) ff.; 47, (1) ff.; cucitura interna un po? allentata. Con il ?Diversorum in priapum lusus? (4 fogli alla fine spesso rimossi), ma senza l'Eneide. «Una delle più belle e pregiate edizioni figurate del sec. XVI» (Mambelli, Edizioni virgiliane, 179). Il testo è contornato dai commenti di Servio, Donato, Landino, Badio Ascensio e altri eruditi. Essling I, 70. Sander III, 7671. Mortimer Harvrd, 525 (ediz. del 1544). Camerini, Giunti, I, 396 e 220: «Le figure provengono da i legni già usati nell?edizione del 1519... Non si conosce il nome del Maestro che incise i legni, dopo averne ideato i disegni, ma egli dovette essere dotato di immaginazione fervida e di rara abilità. Benché inspirati ai legni creati in Germania per il Virgilio di Strasburgo: Joh. Grueniger, 1502, sono strettamente originali, trattati in modo vivace, notevolissimi per la storia del costume, in quanto illustrano gli episodi dell?opera virgiliana come fossero contemporanei: vedute di città, figure di navi, armi, ecc. dimostrano, per molti aspetti, la vita comune del primo cinquecento...»

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        Homeri Poetarum Omnium Principus ILIAS, Andrea Diuno Iustiopolitao interprette, ad verbu translata. Heroditi Halicar nassei libellus, Homeri vita fidelissime continens, Conrado Heresbachio interprete. Cum Indici copiosissimo

      Apud d. Iacob a' Burgofrancho (Giacomo Pocatela), Venetiis, 1537, No Binding, Book Condition: Poor, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st EditionIn three parts (complete). In Latin throughout. The three parts are preceded by a life of Homer by Conrad Heresbach. This is also the first published translation by Andrea Diuno. First part is the Iliad; the second is the Odyssey together with the "Trachomyomachia, id est, Ranatrum & Murium pugna" (the Battle between the mice and the frogs), together with the Hymns of the Gods (Hymni Deorum). The book is in need of professional rebinding and repair. Page 33 of the Iliad to page 73 of the Iliad and the last chapter of the Iliad (XXIII) to page 18 of the Odyssey are loose but complete and entire. Published by Giacomo Pocatela (also known as Iacob or Jacob a Burgofrancho as a business name). Pocatela, on moving to Venice, dropped his initial publishing preference for medical and scientific books for vernacular and classical texts (of which this is one). Pocatelo was once of the first printers to form a network. He had his own printing press and printed for other publishers other than his own brand. This book was published in 1537 (M. D. XXXVII) the year before his death. The front cover of the book is missing. The paper cover remains (albeit in a wretched state) on the spine and the back. The title page is decorated with woodcuts in which is incorporated the publisher's device framed by cupids. The back leaf has the publisher's colophon [Venetiis, Apud d. Iacob A Burgofrancho. M. D. XXXVII Mense Martio (1537 in the month of March)]. The verso side has the publisher's device / brand: the initials IADPBF (or IADPBF) imposed on a cross above a star within a shield, embraced by two muse, above which is the legend 'Sustine et Abstine' and below in Greek, 'Anexoy kai Aiiexoy'. This colophon and device also appear at the end of the 'Iliad'. The paper trims are much damaged at the bottom right corner. However, this damage does not interfere in anyway with the facility of use or the text-bodies. The pages have publisher marks and initials as was usual. There are storage, user marks and stains to many pages. Some pages also have annotations by previous owners (of some age). The year the book was published was also the year the Venetian State imposed very heavy fines for the use of poor paper quality (such was the importance of printing to Venice at the time). Consequently, the paper here is robust, flexible, healthy, sure. Despite the irascibility and insecurity of the binding the book is secure and resolute. The spine has a label affixed with the title inscribed. The ink of the printing is clear, unfaded, strong and assured. The printing is in cursive characters. The thread of the binding is intact and stoic. The book, despite its damage, is an exciting book to hold, to look at, to read, and whose pages when turned would bring shivers of delight to any bibliophile. fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: Classics; Inventory No: anfj.

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        In Sacrosancta quatuor Evangelia et Apostolorum Acta

      Tiguri [i.e., Zürich]: in Officina Froschoviana, 1537. First edition. Title with woodcut printer&#39;s device, woodcut initials. [12], 316, [4, blank]; 152, [4, blank]; 248; 238, [2, blank]; 246 pp. 1 vols. Folio. 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. Rare New Testament Commentary, in the Thick of the Reformation 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).

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        Sphera Volgare Novamente Tradotta con Molte Notande Additioni de Geometria, Cosmographia, Arte Navicatoria, et Stereometria, Proportioni, et Quantita Delli Elementi, Distanze

      1537. SACROBOSCO, Joannes. Sphera Volgare Novamente Tradotta con Molte Notande Additioni de Geometria, Cosmographia, Arte Navicatoria, et Stereometria, Proportioni, et Quantita Delli Elementi, Distanze grandeze, et movimenti di tutti li corpi celesti, cose certamente rade et maravigliose / autore M. Mauro Fiorentino Phonasco et Philopanareto. Translated with additions by Fra. Mauro di Firenze. [116] unnumbered pages. Illustrated with 8 full-page woodcuts, 35 half and quarter page woodcuts and dozens of smaller woodcut figures and diagrams throughout. 8vo., 213 x 138 mm, bound in nineteenth-century Italian vellum, brown leather title-label on spine. [Venetia: Bartholomeo Zanetti, 1537]. |~||~||~||~||~| First Edition of the Fra. Mauro di Firenze translation and one of the finest illustrated editions of Sacrobosco; all of these woodcuts appearing in print for the first time. Sacrobosco's Sphaera (editio princeps 1472) was the first printed astronomical book, and a fundamental text of medieval and post-medieval astronomy. It is a synthesis of Ptolemy and his Arabic commentators, presenting an elegant, accessible cosmology, and for this reason was adopted as the most authoritative astronomical textbook of its time. Fra. Mauro (1493-1556), mathematician, philosopher, theologian and musician, contributed considerably to the present edition; he supplied whole new sections on cosmography, navigation, solutions for tracking celestial figures, inventions and surveying. Preceding Sphera, Mauro also provided a useful index of small woodcut diagrams with definitions that are used throughout the text. The larger woodcuts, including globes and many celestial diagrams, are interspersed throughout the text which was set in Zanetti's italic typeface. Of particular note are the attractive woodcut preliminaries created for this specific edition. The frontispiece depicts the coat-of-arms of Charles V placed within a heraldic border. The title page is presented within a border containing signs of the zodiac, with Mauro's device of a bull on a shield at the bottom. On the verso of the title is a woodcut showing ships sailing under the sun, moon and stars surrounded by a border of constellations, astronomical and mathematical instruments, and musical books. Fra. Mauro is depicted at lower left in the act of writing, using a globe naming America as a writing surface (another of the in-text globes also names America). A large coat of arms that appears on the verso O4 is that of the dedicatee, Spanish mathematician Juan Ortega de Carrion. The present copy has the small woodcut on the final leaf, most likely intended to be cutout and included as part of a volvelle; this woodcut is absent from most surviving copies. Complete copies are rare in commerce, ABPC finds the last complete copy selling in 1996. Spine label a bit worn, some inconsequential light staining, overall a fine copy. Mortimer, Italian 452. Riccardi II, 138. Sander II, 4441. Adams H738.

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        Officia

      1537. CICERO, Marcus Tullius. Officia. [8], XCI ff. Collation: [*]8 A-O6 P8 (lacking blank leaf P8). Illustrated with a large woodcut on title of Caesar enthroned and surrounded by eight counsellors, with Cicero shown writing in the background (repeated on G2 verso), large woodcut portrait of Johann von Freiherr Schwarzenberg by Hans Weiditz after Albrecht Dürer on verso of title, the head within a circle surrounded by sixteen coats-of-arms, and 101 woodcut illustrations in the text by Hans Weiditz and Hans Burgkmair. Decorative woodcut tailpieces, decorative and historiated woodcut initials. Folio, 298 x 200 mm, bound in contemporary German blind-tooled calf, upper cover bearing armorial device of the Benedictine Abbey of Lambach (Upper Austria), two catches on upper cover, one clasp lacking. Augsburg: Heinrich Steiner, 1537.|~||~||~||~| |~| A German Renaissance woodcut book of supreme elegance. Third edition of the first German translation of De officiis (first published by Heinrich Steiner 16 February 1531), containing 103 woodcuts, including one of the earliest illustrations of a Conjurer. The German Cicero is considered one of the masterpieces of sixteenth-century woodcut art. According to Dodgson, there are "one hundred cuts by Hans Weiditz, in addition to borders and initials. Thirty-three of these belong to [Steiner's] Petrarch set, while the remaining sixty-seven (from sixty-four blocks, three of which are used twice) were designed for the Cicero. One cut (fol. 78) is by Hans Burgkmair; two (50, 71 vo.) are anonymous" (Dodgson II, p. 143). Of remarkable interest is the profusion of woodcuts depicting daily life in early sixteenth-century Germany. The subjects include a conjurer performing sleight-of-hand tricks at a table; a calculating board; breaking on the wheel; an astrolabe and hornbooks; a dancing bear; a pendulum clock; a painting studio; beehives; a hand press; a child's walker, or perambulator; phlebotomy; a surgical amputation; a spider's web; card playing; a pilgrim; a notary's office; draper's and armourer's shops; 'Poverty,' 'Disease,' 'Sensuality' and 'Death' dragging a knight down from a ladder reaching to heaven, etc. There is much in these extraordinary woodcuts that offer particular interest for Renaissance historians; the myriad details of contemporary life, costume and interior architectural settings are often exceptional. Sympathetically rebacked; unobtrusive marginal wormholes. Overall, an excellent copy. Of this edition only two copies are recorded in institutional collections worldwide: Wellcome Institute (London) and Niedersachsische Staats- und Univ. Bibliothek. PROVENANCE: Benedictine Abbey of Lambach (Upper Austria) with ex-libris stamps and armorial device on upper cover. Fairfax Murray, German, 118 (the 1531 edition). STC German, p. 209. Worstbrock 141. Dodgson II, 143 (12). Graesse II, 180. Cf. Rosenwald, 659.

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        Elementorum Geometricorum Lib XV Cum Expositione Theonis in Priores XIII à Bartholomaeo Veneto Latinitate donata, Campani in omnes, & Hypsiclis Alexandrini in duos postremos His adjecta sunt Phaenomena, Catoptrica & Optica, deinde Protheoria Marini & Data, postremum vero, Opusculum De Levi & Ponderoso, hactenus non visum, eiusdem autoris

      Woodcut printer's device on title & another on verso of last leaf. Many woodcut diagrams throughout and numerous fine & large woodcut initials. 4 p.l., 587, [1] pp. Folio, cont. blind-stamped panelled pigskin over beveled wooden boards (minor worming at beginning, touching some letters), orig. clasps (one defective) and catches, 19th-cent. morocco lettering pieces on spine. Basel: J. Herwagen, 1537. First Basel edition; this is the first complete assemblage of the Euclidean texts, with printings of both Campanus of Navara's and Bartolomeo Zamberti's versions. It also contains the new Preface by Philipp Melanchthon which in many copies, according to Thomas-Stanford, was removed by the censor. This Herwagen edition contains all the major Euclidean texts: the Elements, Phaenomena, Catoptrica, Data, and the Opusculum de Levi & Ponderoso, which appears here for the first time. The version of Books I-XV of the Elements by Campanus of Navara, (d. 1296) was the one generally used in the later Middle Ages and was employed in the first edition of 1482. It was frequently reprinted (at least 14 times in the 15th and 16th centuries). Our edition also contains the version of Bartolomeo Zamberti (b. ca. 1473). "Zamberti was most conscious of the advantages he believed to accrue from his working from a Greek text. This enabled him, he claimed, to add things hitherto missing and properly to arrange and prove again much found in the version of Campanus."-D.S.B., IV, p. 448. Also included is the first printing of the Opusculum de Levi & Ponderoso. "No work by Euclid on mechanics is extant in Greek, nor is he credited with any mechanical works by ancient writers. According to Arabic sources, however, he wrote a Book on the Heavy and the Light, and when Hervagius was about to publish his 1537 edition there was brought to him a mutilated fragment, De levi et ponderoso, which he included as one of Euclid's works...It is the most precise exposition that we possess of the Aristotelian dynamics of freely moving bodies."-D.S.B., IV, p. 431. "Applies geometric methods of proof to theorems relative to freely falling bodies. Possibly a fragment of the original text. Authenticity questioned, but inconclusively. A translation presumably based upon an Arabic version."-Stillwell, The Awakening Interest in Science during the First Century of Printing 1450-1550, 750. A fine copy from the Oettingen-Wallerstein library with their stamp on title-page. Modern bookplates of H. Staigmüller and David L. DiLaura. ❧ Thomas-Stanford 9. .

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        Warhafftiger Unterricht etlicher Handlungen, die sich Bapst Pauli, des namens des dritten, Concilij halben ... zwischen Rö. Kaiserlicher Maiestet Oratorn, und vice Cantzler, Doctor Mathiasen Held, und den, Churfürst, Fürsten, Graven, Herrn, Auch den Stetten, ... zu Smalkalden gehaltenem tage, zugetragen haben.

      (Augsburg, Philipp Ulhart d. Ä.), 1537.. Mit Holzschnitt-Druckermarke am Schluss. 36 Bll. Pappband unter Verwendung eines Inkunabelblatts. 19,5 x 15 cm.. VD16 W 743. - Seltener erster Druck dieser Schilderung der Ereignisse auf der Bundesversammlung von Schmalkalden im Februar 1537, auf der erstmals die sogenannten Schmalkaldischen Artikel vorgelesen wurden. Die Artikel, die im Auftrag des sächsischen Kurfürsten Johann Friedrich im Dezember 1536 verfasst wurden und eigentlich erst auf dem vom Papst Paul III. einberufenen Konzil zu Mantua am 23. Mai des Jahres vorgelesen werden sollten, wurden 1544 zur Bekenntnisschrift des evangelisch-lutherischen Glaubens erhoben und von den führenden Köpfen des Protestantismus unterzeichnet. Der Augsburger Drucker Philipp Ulhart (gest. 1568) hat neben verschiedenen gelehrten Werken vor allem theologische Schriften der Reformation hergestellt. Zwei weitere Drucke mit leicht variiertem Titel erschienen im selben Jahr bei Georg Rhau in Wittenberg. - Einige Blatt im Bug mit kleinen unauffälligen Hinterlegungen, Titel mit geschlossenem und hinterlegtem Eckeinriss, rechte untere Ecke mit kleinerem Wasserfleck. Sonst nur schwache Braunflecken. Eines der seltenen Exemplare mit dem Schlussblatt Jiiii, das den Wappenholzschnitt zeigt und im VD16 nicht erwähnt wird. - Einband etwas gebräunt, berieben und stockfleckig.

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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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