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2009-09-04 10:23:28
Augustinus, Aurelius
Paris, Wechel 1542. 36 cm. 372, (37) Blatt (ohne das letzte weiße Blatt) mit Holzschnitt-Druckermarke. Blindgeprägter Lederband der Zeit über Holzdeckeln mit 2 Messingschließen - Index Aurel. 110.276 - Realenz. II, 284 (vgl.) - Grimm, Signete S. 199 - Seltene Ausgabe der berühmten Auslegung der Psalmen, gedruckt bei Antoine Jurian, Paris. Mit Druckermarke auf dem Titel von Christian (Chrétien) Wechel (vgl. Grimm, Variante), der von 1526 bis 1553 in Paris als Drucker und Verleger tätig war (ADB 41, 365). Durchgängig Wurmlöcher, fehlendes Einbandmaterial ergänzt, Schließhaken fehlen, am Schnitt Feuchtigkeitsränder. Auf Vorsatz Besitzeintrag "Colonia ubiquum ... datus a. D. 1593. Jacobus ab Oy"; auf Titel Besitzeintrag "Jacobus ab Oy auditor ... PP. Cappucinis Geldriae residentibus D. D."; auf Vorsatz vorn typographisches Schildchen "Pr Joachim Deckers natus in Weeze 8. Januarii 1772. prof. Ordin. Capucin. 18. Septembris 1796." - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -
Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat
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2009-03-15 04:11:13
POLYBIUS (POLIBIO)
Lugduni: Seb. Gryphium, 1542. Lugduni: Seb. Gryphium. [PRIMA EDIZIONE] (cm. 18) bella piena pergamena originale con unghie e tracce di lacci, titolo calligrafato al dorso.-- pp. 447. Marca tipografica all' inizio e in fine, carattere corsivo italico elegantissimo. Prima edizione coll' interpretazione di Nicolaus Perottus (1429-1480) citata dall' HOFFMAN, riprodotta poi nel 1548 e 1554 identicamente. Molto rara, manca all' ADAMS e al BM. STC. FRENCH. Esemplare molto bello nitido e genuino. BAUDRIER "BIBLIOGR. LYONNAISE" VIII 170; HOFFMAN III 272.[f41] . ottimo. Rilegato. 1542.
Bookseller: LIBRI ANTICHI E RARI FRANCESCO&CLAUDIA [AREZZO, Italy]
2009-02-23 05:10:25
DIONYSIUS CARTHUSIANUS 8DIONIGI CARTUSIANO)
Parisiis: OUDINUM PARVUM, VIA AD D. JACOBUM SUB LILIO AUREO, 1542. Parisiis: OUDINUM PARVUM, VIA AD D. JACOBUM SUB LILIO AUREO. [Biblia-raro] (cm33) bella e solida piena pergamena coeva, nervi, tit. al dorso. -- cc. 12 nn., cc. 327. Grande marca al frontis, molti capilettera a " fond crible" abbelliscono questa elegantissima edizione. In fine: " excudebat Johannes Lodoycus Tiletanus ". Edizione estremamente rara. Manca al BM. STC. FRENCH e amolta bibliografia consultata compreso il CAT. DELLA BIBL. PROVINCIALE DEI CAPPUCCINI DI REGGIO EMILIA e il CAT. DELLA BIBL. DEL SEMINARIO DI MILANO che hanno ambedue molte opere dell' autore. Manca una carta bianca in fine, ma esemplare molto bello, nitido e genuino. ADAMS D 559.[f27] . buono. Rilegato. 1542.
Bookseller: LIBRI ANTICHI E RARI FRANCESCO&CLAUDIA [AREZZO, Italy]
2008-12-07 04:45:26
ARNOBIUS.
Roma, Francesco Priscianese, 1542 (ma 1543).In - folio; 4 cc. (ultima bianca), CII cc., 3 cc.; legatura settecentesca in tutta pergamena, titolo manoscritto al dorso. Ottimo esemplare marginoso impresso in grandi caratteri tondi. Una firma cancellata al margine superiore del frontespizio. Prima edizione di questa importante opera di studio contro i culti, i riti e i miti classici e orientali. Il testo, la cui lettera dedicatoria reca la data del settembre 1543, mentre il colophon quella del 1542, uscì dalla tipografia dell'umanista fiorentino ed amico di Pier Vettori, Francesco Priscianese. Adams A 1994. BMC (s.t.) p. 56. Brunet I 491.
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Mediolanum
2008-10-15 13:39:30
FUCHS, Leonhard (1501-1566)
Basel: Michel Isingrin, 1542. Folio (14 4/8 x 10 4/8 inches). Roman type, preface in italic, index and German plant names in gothic type. Full-page woodcut of the author "at the age of 41" on verso of title-page, 509 full-page botanical woodcuts, two smaller woodcuts in the text, by Veit Rudolphe Speckle after Heinrich Füllmaurer and Albrecht Meyer, and three woodcut self-portraits of the artists on recto of errata leaf (penultimate leaf, fff5). Woodcut printer's device on title and verso of final leaf; woodcut historiated initials (title-leaf and last 2 leaves rehinged, preliminary text leaf a4 apparently supplied, foremargins of last few leaves affected by damp and repaired, the repair to last leaf grazing the edge of woodcut on recto, repaired 2-inch tear to f. mm6 just touching woodcut, 5 or 6 leaves with small marginal tears not affecting text or image, ff. I3.4 with fore-edges frayed or chewed, small stain in lower gutters of first 50 leaves). Supplemental 18th-century manuscript indices bound in at front and back, on guards. Binding: Contemporary blind-paneled German calf over wooden boards, each cover decorated with two panels of bird and floral roll-tool and blind fillets, remains of two brass corner pieces, fore-edge lettered "Fux" at top and "Legendre" in later 18th-century double-line capitals (skillfully rebacked to style, endpapers renewed). Provenance: "Legendre", early fore-edge lettering; ownership inscription of Lambert Michel Winckelmann dated 1714 on the title-page, and a few marginal notes; manuscript indices and marginalia of Jean Baptiste Lestiboudois … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries - Aradernyc [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2007-10-02 11:34:49
MÜNSTER, Sebastian (1488-1552)
[Basel: Heinrich Petri in the 'Geographia Universalis', 1542. Woodcut map, in excellent condition. The first state of the earliest reasonably obtainable map to focus on the depiction of the entire continent of Africa, and a veritable masterpiece of Renaissance cartography This highly important map represents the earliest reasonably obtainable map to depict the entire continent of Africa. Africa XVIII, Nova Tabula , is a fantastic visual synergy of archaic imagination and recent exploration. The overall shape of the continent is quite well defined, having been extensively explored by the Portuguese since the time of Prince Henry the Navigator in the mid-fifteenth-century, a point highlighted by the appearance of a caravel in the lower part of the map. Africa's various kingdoms are denoted by pictorial symbols of a crown and sceptre. Following Ptolemaic tradition, the Nile has its source in a series of lakes that lie at the foot of the mysterious Mountains of the Moon. The land around the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa is embellished by the appearance of an elephant, and exotic parrots occupy trees in Angola. Most amusingly, near the coast of east Africa, the "Monoculi," or one-eyed man imagined by Classical writers sits in wait for some hypothetical European visitor. Münster was a brilliant polymath and one of the most important intellectuals of the Renaissance era. Educated at Tübingen, his surviving college notebooks, Kollegienbuch , reveal a mind of insatiable curiosity, especially with regards to cosmography. Münster later became a professor of Hebrew at … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books [U.S.A.]
2007-10-02 11:34:49
MÜNSTER, Sebastian (1488-1552)
[Basel: Heinrich Petri, 1542]. Woodcut map (in excellent condition, faint soiling at centerfold). 11 3/4 x 15 1/8 inches. A very rare first-state example of Münster's highly-important map of the New World, from the second edition of his celebrated Geographia Universalis, and an iconic masterpiece of Renaissance cartography. This map, Novae Insule XVII, Nova Tabula, which is of great epistemological importance, depicts the immense lands newly discovered in the Western Hemisphere during the preceding two generations. Sebastian Münster's use of the term "Americam" on the map, in addition to the hemisphere's designation as the "Novus Orbis" (New World), helped to solidify America as the name for the New World. This is also the earliest printed map to use the name "Mare Pacificum" for the Pacific Ocean, first discovered by Balboa in 1513. South America is much more clearly defined and accurately drawn than North America, as it was the object of greater European exploration. The Portuguese flag is shown flying over the South Atlantic and the Spanish banner flies over her possessions in the Caribbean, alluding to the papal Edict of Tordesillas (1494), which divided the world between the two Iberian powers. The Straits of Magellan are named and Magellan's ship, Victoria, is shown in the Pacific Ocean. A woodcut of a pyre with a leg hanging from a tree limb identifies the region where "Canibali" live in the eastern bulge of South America, now known as Brazil, in light of the vivid tales of Amerigo Vespucci. The area now encompassed by Argentina is called "Regio Gigan … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books
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2007-09-09 20:38:39
MÜNSTER, Sebastian (1488-1552)
[Basel: Heinrich Petri in the 'Geographia Universalis', 1542]. Woodcut, in excellent condition. 11 3/4 x 15 1/8 inches. The rare first state of Münster's highly important map of Asia, a veritable masterpiece of Renaissance cartography Münster's India Extrema, XIX, Nova Tabula is a very elegant map, that embraces most of Asia, from the Persian Gulf to the Far East. Although largely based on Ptolemy's ancient template, it includes some advancements gleaned from recent Portuguese discoveries. The outlines of the Indian subcontinent, between the Indus and the Ganges rivers begins to take a recognizable form, with "Zaylon" (Sri Lanka) correctly appearing as its own island. The Portuguese outpost of Goa and Calicut, the first place where Vasco da Gama landed in 1497, are depicted. Further to the east "Taprobana" (the name Ptolemy gave to Sri Lanka) is also designated as "Sumatra.".On the adjacent Malay Peninsula is the important trading port of "Malaqua" (Malacca). Java is also portrayed, but is depicted as two separate islands. "Moloca" (The Moluccas), the Spice Islands that were a major point of contention between Spain and Portugal are shown. The resolution of the dispute was the official purpose of Magellan's epic circumnavigation. The depiction of "Cathay" (China) is shown to be largely predicated on Venetian lore. The seas to the south of the map are adorned with a large sea monster and a mermaid with a bifurcated tail. Münster was a brilliant polymath and one of the most important intellectuals of the Renaissance era. Educated at Tübingen, his survi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books
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