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        La Coltivazione. Al Cristianissimo Re Francesco Primo.

      Stampato in Parigi da Roberto Stephano Regio Stampatore M.D.XLVI. (Paris, R.Estienne, 1546), - in-4 picc. (197x136 mm.), ff. 2 nn., 154 num., 2 nn., leg. seicentesca p. perg. rigida, tit. oro su tassello al dorso. Impresa di Estienne sul titolo. Edizione originale del celebre poema didascalico scritto dal poeta fiorentino durante il suo forzato soggiorno in Francia. Ispirato da Virgilio e Columella, discorre di ciò che ha riferimento alla coltivazione dei campi ed alla vita rustica. L'autore progettò ''La Coltivazione'' sin dal 1530, ma la composizione si protrasse fino al 1546, quando la inviò alla delfina Caterina de' Medici, chiedendole di presentare il poema a Francesco I. Il poema in versi sciolti gli era stato suggerito dalle ''Api'' del Ruccellai. Oltre che la letteratura, l'opera concerne l'agricoltura, l'agraria, l'apicoltura ed è citata nei repertori gastronomici. Assai interessante e raro. E' stampato nell'elegante corsivo di Garamond, utilizzato dal tipografo parigino unicamente per il presente testo italiano. Ottimo esemplare. Gamba 17. Renouard-Estienne, 68-22. Westbury 4. Simon, Bibl. Gastronomica 69, Bacchica 10. Cat. Unico Bibl. It., 602. Adams A-409. B.IN.G, I, n.28. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Unser von Gotts gnaden Moritzen Hertzogen zu Sachsen […] warhafftiger bericht

      ohne Verlagsangabe 1546 ? 24 S., mit sächsischen Wappen auf erster Seite, im Buchdeckel innen aufgeklebter Katalogausschnitt \"\"Moritz von Sachsen, Warhafftiger bericht, welcher gestallt sich Hertzog Heynrichs v. Braunschweyg und s. Sons Carl Ergebunge, in dem nechst verschinen fünffundviertzigsten Jar zugetragen, O.O. 1546\"\", Einband nicht original, Halbleder, Format 14 x 19 cm altersbedingt guter Zustand, Seiten vergilbt und etwas fleckig Versand D: 7,00 EUR

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        Canones sicut brevissimi, ita etiam doctissimi, complectentes praecepta & observationes de mutatione aurae . . .

      J. Montanus & U. Neuber 1546 - Nuremberg: J. Montanus & U. Neuber, 1546. 4to, ff. [20] (last leaf blank), two woodcut initials. Extensive manuscript annotations in an early hand in text and on two additional leaves bound in at the end, altogether some seven pages of annotations (four-line annotation on title verso with some show-through to recto). Very attractive blind-stamped calf in the style of the period. FIRST EDITION, VERY RARE, OF THIS PIONEERING WORK ON METEOROLOGY AND CLIMATE SCIENCE. Published posthumously by Johannes Schöner, Werner’s "Guidelines that explain the principles and observations of the changes in the atmosphere" is the earliest printed collection of meteorological observations. It includes over one hundred of Werner's observations for 1513-1520, each one being accurately dated. He reported, for example, that the winter of 1513-1514 was one of the severest in historical times, and that traffic could safely pass over the Rhine and Danube; he also investigated sudden weather changes, winds, and snowfalls. This is a particularly interesting copy, having extensive early manuscript annotations relating weather observations to astrological precepts. Werner was the first to make regular observations of weather conditions in Germany; together with Tycho Brahe who followed him, he pioneered the practice of collecting meteorological data for scientific purposes. “In meteorology Werner paved the way for a scientific interpretation. Meteorology and astrology were connected, but he nevertheless attempted to explain this science rationally Although Werner did not collect the data systematically, as Tycho Brahe did, he attempted to incorporate meteorology into physics and to take into consideration the geographical situation of the observational site. Thus he can be regarded as a pioneer of modern meteorology and weather forecasting” (DSB). The present work was edited by Werner’s good friend and Nuremberg colleague Johannes Schöner (1477-1547), who played a significant role in the events that led up to the publication of De revolutionibus in 1543. In the following year Schöner published the astronomical observations of Regiomontanus and his pupil Bernard Walther, as well as manuscripts of Regiomontanus that had been in Walther’s possession. “Schöner’s dedicatory letter [to the present work] pointed out that the study of astronomy would falter unless the legacy of the ancients was first conserved, then diligently studied, and finally increased. Hence, he had previously edited the astronomical observations of Peurbach, Regiomontanus and Walther, which were now supplemented with Werner’s astrological counterpart. Schöner’s interpretation of the role of these observations is remarkable: ‘For it is most useful that students of great men become accustomed to the right exercise [tractatio] of those arts through precepts as well as examples’ (f. A2v). These weather observations were examples (the title page calls them ‘observations’), Schöner wrote, for the practical aphorisms on weather prediction that Werner provided Werner assigned the primary role to the sun, assuming that it influenced the sublunary realm both directly and indirectly. Indirect influence occurred through planetary aspects, which enticed other planets to release their proper virtues among the four sublunary elements” (Vanden Broecke, pp. 204-5). OCLC locates only four copies in America (Harvard, Michigan, San Diego, Yale); no copy at auction since the Honeyman copy sold in 1981. VD16 W2036; Thorndike V, p. 349-68 (“I have been unable to find a copy of this work”); Steven Vanden Broecke, The Limits of Influence (2003). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L. Coelii Lactantii Firmiani opera, quae quidem extant omnia...

      North African apologist Lactantius (ca. 240-320) converted to Christianity prior to 303, before settling in Trier to tutor Constantine's son Crispus. Deemed the "Christian Cicero" by Renaissance scholars, Lactantius is better known for his elegant writing style than for his knowledge of Scripture, yet of his works only those concerning Christianity survive -- including, in the present copy, his earliest treatise, De opificio dei (303/304); the Institutiones in seven books, which was => the first systematic description of Christianity in Latin (completed 313); the Epitome divinarum institutionum, which synthesizes the Institutions; the supplement De ira dei; the Phoenix poem; and the Carmen de dominica resurrectione. Basel printer Henricus Petrus (Sebastian Henric Petri, 1546-1627) was responsible for the publication of very important works, including an early edition of Copernicus and Münster's Cosmographia, the first German description of the world. He printed this Latin and Greek, later edition of Lactantius's opera with the main text in roman, single column; the extensive commentary by Birk in italic, double column; the indices triple-column; and the whole text punctuated by handsome historiated and floriated woodcut initials of various sizes, some quite large. A woodcut diagram shows the opposition of Light (God) and Dark levels of the universe and there are multiple letterpress charts; the title-page features the printer's device, a variant of which also appears on the final verso. This is the first appearance of this commentary by => Xystus Betuleius (Sixt Birk, 1501-54), a corrector for the Basel printers and a teacher at various schools who composed German and Latin didactic dramas; commentaries on Lactantius (this) and Cicero; and a concordance of the Greek New Testament. An associate of Erasmus, he witnessed Erasmus's first will, in 1527.

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        Enarrationes Seu Postillae Martini Lutheri maiores, in lectiones, qvae ex evangelicis historijs, Apostolorum scriptis, alijsque sacrae stripturae locis desumptae, per uni uersum annum, tam in diebus Dominicis, quam Diuorum memoriae sacris pro concione recitantur, fidelius atque diligentius quam antehac recognitae & excusae. Qvibvs Praeter nvnc primum adiectas aliquot Holilias, accessit etiam Apologia Graecorum de igne Purgatorio, exhibita in Concilio Basiliensi, per Ioannem Hartungum latinitate donata, neque unquam antea in lucem edita. Rerum quoque & uerborum toto opere memorabilium Index.

      Basileae, Ioannem Hervagium 1546. (10) 493 (4) folia. Contemporary blind-stamped Vellum with 4 raised bands, Folio (Small tear in the upper spine-end. Enlarged with old annotations in the margins of the entire work.).

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        Biblia hebraica - Old Testament).

      (Paris, Robert Estienne 1544 - 1546). 17 parts in 17 vols. - 16mo. I (Quinque libri legis): 146 lvs. (a - r8, s10); II (Exodus): 124 lvs. (t-z8, aa-kk8, ll4 [last blank]; III: (Leviticus): 88 lvs. (mm - yy8); IV (Numeri): 122 lvs. (zz8, A-N8, O10); V (Deuteronomium): 108 lvs. (P-Z8, AA-DD8, EE4 [last blank]); VI (Iosue & Iudices): 152 lvs. (A-T8 [T7 and T8 blank]) ; VII (Samuel) : 176 lvs. (a-y8) ; VIII (Reges) : 184 lvs. (A-Z8) ; IX (Prophetia Isaiae) : 132 lvs. (A-Q8, R4 [last blank]) ; X : (Prophetia Ieremiae) : 168 lvs. (a-x8) ; XI (Prophetia Ezechielis): 144 lvs. (aa - ss8); XII (Duodecim Prophetae): 120 lvs. (A-P8 [P6- P8 blank]); XIII (Psalterium): 160 lvs. (A-V8 [last blank]); XIV (Proverbia Salomonis & Iob.): 114 lvs. (AA-NN8, OO10); XV (Canticum canticorum, Ruth, Lamentationes Ieremiae, Ecclesiastes, & Ester): 80 lvs. (A-K8); XVI (Daniel & Esdras): 120 lvs. (a-p8); XVII (Liber Paralipomenon): 184 lvs. (A-Z8 [last blank]). Complete with all blank leaves. Estienne's olive tree device (Renouard 298) on the title-page of each part. Full titles are in Hebrew characters, followed by brief Latin titles in roman letter. The Hebrew titles of the individual books are set in type within cartouche headpieces at the beginning of the text. Printed throughout in Hebrew type. 16 vols.: Bound in early 18th century polished marbled calf (or sheep?) over boards (some vols. with restorations at head and foot of spine, particularly vol. 8; very slightly rubbed) with blind filet borders, spine on 4 raised bands, gilt edges. Vol. X: recently bound with old material in the style of the other ones (that volume from an other set, differently cut) with new end-papers. Thus first edition. Second Hebrew Old Testament by Estienne ("pocket edition"). This edition is very rare and seldom found complete with the original Psalter (in most sets lacking or replaced by a later edition); it is very difficult as well to find this set bound in 17 volumes (usually it has been bound in 8 or 9 vols.). Ruth Mortimer: "In his Hebrew Old Testament in quarto, printed from 1539 to 1544 (Andover-Harvard), Estienne employed a large square type for the text and a font of the more cursive Rashi type for the notes. Interspersed in the notes, for text quotations, is a small square type. The large text type is known to have been cut by Jean Arnoul, called le Picard, and the other two fonts might be attributed to the same hand (see Armstrong,Estienne, p. 51-52, but note that she refers to two fonts only, one cited as text type for the 16° edition). The Rashi type was used on the title-pages of the 16° edition. The square text type in this edition is a new font, only slightly larger than the small type of the quarto. Part of this new font appears in the text of Estienne's 1544 Alphabetu(m) hebraicum (HCL), although the full alphabet is printed in the quarto text font. Concerning the 16° edition, Renouard (Estienne, p. 65, no.1) writes : " Cette petite édition que l'on dit fort exacte, est vraiment un bijou typographique, et peut-être ce qui a jamais été imprimé de plus beau en langue hébraique." Old ownership inscriptions (Jesuits at Louvain); library stamps of Douai Jesuits on title and last leaf, Douai bookplate in vol. 15. Minor soiling, single wormholes and or minor wormtrack in blank margins of some parts. Two words ("Robertus Stephanus") in the subtitle of vol. 1, 6, 9, 11 - 16 erased (with a small paper defect) or partly deleted. Steinschneider 115; Renouard 65, 1; Mortimer 73 (2 incompl. sets); Adams B 1224; BMSTC (French Books) 56 (3 sets: only 1 complete); Brunet ("Jolie édition") I, 856. Girard/Boutailler (Paris) 50 (5 sets, all evidently incompl. and with th e psalter in 2nd issue). Not in Fairfax - Murray. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Opera, quae extant, omnia) - Anitii Manlii Severini Boethi In Omnibvs Philosophiae Partibvs Inter Latinos et Graecos autores principis Opera, quae extant, omnia, . , Porrò, . emendavimus, . auxilio doctissimorum virorum: Inter quos in omni literarum genere summus vir Henrichus Loritus Glareanus Artithmeticam et Musicam demonstationibus et figuris auctiorem redditam suo pristino nitori restituit, . et Martianus Rota opus de tota disserendi ratione, hoc est, organum, Dialecticae et Rhetoricae studiosis necessarium, illustravit .

      Henric Petri, (März), Basel, 1546 - Basel, Henric Petri, (März) 1546. 32,8x21 cm. (12) Bl., 885 (statt 887) S., 1 Bl., S. 891-1238 S. (die S. 983/984 leer), 1 Bl. Mit 2 wiederholten Holzschnitt-Druckermarken und vielen, meist schematischen, Textholzschnitten. Schweinslederband der Zeit über erhabenen Bünden, mit 2 intakten Messingschliessen. VD 16 B 6402. - Hieronymus, Petri-Schwabe, Nr. 310. - Adams B-2279. - Index Aureliensis 121.112. - Groote, Heinrich Glarean reading and editing Boethius, in: Acta Musicologica, Bd. 80 (2008), S. 215-229. - Es fehlt die Seite 739/740 (Bl. Aa2, Kopien vorhanden, Bl. Aa [S. 736/737] ist doppelt einbebunden). - Sehr schönes Exemplar im ersten Einband der vom Humanisten Heinrich Glarean (1488-1563) unter Mitarbeit des gleichaltrigen Sebastian Münster besorgten ersten Basler Gesamtausgabe der Schriften des letzten grossen Philosophen des römischen Altertums. - Boethius (480-524), der die Kenntnis der Mathematik, der Musik, der Geometrie und der Astronomie als Voraussetzung für die Philosophie erachtete, war mit seinen Uebersetzungen und Erläuterungen auch einer der herausragenden Vermittler der griechischen Philosophie. Nach den vier in Venedig gedruckten Werkausgaben von 1491/1492, 1497/1499, 1523 und 1536 ist dies die insgesamt fünfte und erste nördlich der Alpen gedruckte Gesamtausgabe. Ihren besonderen Wert erhält sie durch neue und erstmals als Quelle herangezogene Handschriften, die der im glarnerischen Mollis geborene und im katholisch gebliebenen Freiburg im Breisgau als Universitätsprofessor lehrende Heinrich Loriti benutzte. In Basel selbst wurden Glareans Interessen als Herausgeber von Sebastian Münster wahrgenommen. Ihn erwähnt der Herausgeber in seinem an den kaiserlichen Rat und reichen Augsburger Kaufmann Anton Fugger gerichteten Vorwort. Glarean verweist auch auf die durch den Basler Drucker Johann Walder begonnene, durch dessen Tod 1541 aber nicht vollendete, Edition von Boethius' Texten, auf die offenbar Henric Petri zurückgreifen konnte. - Glarean bearbeitete die De institutione arithmetica (S. 1295-1370) und die De institutione musica (S. 1371-1481) auf Grund der neuen Handschriften, wobei Glareans editorische Anmerkungen im Rand kursiv gedruckt wurden. Nebst dem philologisch korrigierten Text enthält die Ausgabe gegenüber den vorausgegangenen venezianischen auch Ergänzungen. Während die Giunta Ausgaben von 1523 und 1536 nur die Texte der Ausgabe von 1497/1499 wiederholten, enthält dieser Basler Druck auch Giulio Marziano Rotas und Jacques Lefèvre d'Etaples' Uebersetzungen der „Analytica priora" und „Analytica posteriora", der „Topica" und „Sophistici elenchi" des Aristoteles. «The Petri print thus embraces not only one of Boethius' modern advocates but also one of Glarean's most influential contacts during his stay in Paris between 1517 and 1522» (Inga Mai Groote). Auf S. 965-967 findet sich auch das nicht von Boethius stammende Traktat „De unitate et uno", das tatsächlich der im 12. Jhdt. in Segovia u.a. als Avicenna-Uebersetzer wirkende Dominicus Gundisalvi aus diversen arabischen Quellen zusammen kompilierte. - (Kleiner Fleck auf Schnitt. Eintrag von alter Hand auf Vorsatz und Titelblatt. Ab Seite 1227 mit winzigem Randausriss). - Sonst sehr schönes Exemplar dieser meisterlich gedruckten und seltenen Gesamtausgabe, die 1570 erneut aufgelegt wurde. - Page 739/740 is missing. - Excellent copy of Heinrich Glarean's and Sebastian Münster's edition of the works of the last great philosopher of Roman antiquity. - After the four venetian editions published in 1491/1492, 1497/1499, 1523 and 1536 this is in all the fifht and first edition being printed north of the Alps. The Swiss humanist, musical scholar and professor of theology at the university of Freiburg i. Br. based his editorial work on three new manuscripts. His explanations are printed in italics in the margins. While he stayed at Freiburg (which remained a centre of Catholicism on the Upper Rhine) his interests as editor were safeguarded by Sebastian Mün [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Sommaire des histoires du royaume de Naples

      1546 - 302 ff. 18 ff. Paris. Arnoul l'angelier, 1546, in-8, 302 ff. 18 ff, reliure de l'époque en vélin ivoire; titre à l'encre au dos, Traduction française due à Denis Sauvage; elle se complète par le "parachèvement" publié chez le même éditeur en 1553. L’œuvre avait paru à Venise en 1539 et fut bientôt traduite en latin, français et espagnol. Jolie impression en italique d'un des meilleurs typographes du seizième siècle. Exemplaire à grandes marges. Une galerie de vers marginale en début d'ouvrage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Enarrationes Seu Postillae Martini Lutheri maiores, in lectiones, qvae ex evangelicis historijs, Apostolorum scriptis, alijsque sacrae stripturae locis desumptae, per uni uersum annum, tam in diebus Dominicis, quam Diuorum memoriae sacris pro concione recitantur, fidelius atque diligentius quam antehac recognitae & excusae. Qvibvs Praeter nvnc primum adiectas aliquot Holilias, accessit etiam Apologia Graecorum de igne Purgatorio, exhibita in Concilio Basiliensi, per Ioannem Hartungum latinitate donata, neque unquam antea in lucem edita. Rerum quoque & uerborum toto opere memorabilium Index.

      Basileae, Ioannem Hervagium 1546 - (10) 493 (4) folia. Contemporary blind-stamped Vellum with 4 raised bands, Folio (Small tear in the upper spine-end. Enlarged with old annotations in the margins of the entire work.)

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        Warhaffte und gegründte meldung und anzeigen der geschwinden, tückischen, bösen anschleg und practick, so wider die Löblichen Protestirenden Stende und Evangeliums Einig verwanten, durch die grossen Feind Gottes, den Babst, und seinen anhang, fürgenommen, und zu jemerlichen unwiderbringlichen undergehen und verderben des Deudschen Lands erdacht seind. Item Ursach der genötigten und gedrungnen Defension und gegenwehr. Auch wie sich darinne zu halten sey. Gottes Wort bleibt ewig. Fiebat VII. Julij. Anno M.D.XLVI. J. S. T. V. M.

      Ohne Ort 1546 - Ohne Ort 1546. Titelblatt mit Holzschnittillustration "Der erst, König Eerenuest. Der ander, Hertzog Herman. Der 3. Friderich Barabarossa. Der 4. Jorg von Frondsperg.", 20 Seiten Text. Geheftet. Blätter leicht gebräunt, äussere angestaubt bzw. leicht abgegriffen, oben feuchtigkeitsrandig, Ecken teils geknickt. Titelblatt unten knapp beschnitten. Verfasser der Flugschrift in Reimen war der Reutlinger Prediger Johannes Schradin (gestorben 1560 oder 1561) - SW: Reformation, Reformationszeit, Schmalkaldischer Krieg, Wahrhafte Blätter leicht gebräunt, äussere angestaubt bzw. leicht abgegriffen, oben feuchtigkeitsrandig, Ecken teils geknickt. Titelblatt unten knapp beschnitten. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        De rebus gestis Ferdinandi Aragonum et siculorum regis, libri tres. Cum gratia et privilegio, civis exemplum subiectum est.

       Vratislaviae (Breslau), A. Vingler 1546. Recogniti, adiectis sholiis [sic] à J. Lango. 8°. 196 nn. Bll. (davon 2 weiß). Zeitgenöss. Kalblederband über abgeschrägten Holzdeckeln mit reicher Blind- und Rollenprägung (Allegorien, sign. \"HR\") sowie blindgepr. Mittelplatte (Kruzifix) auf dem Vorderdeckel. Zwei intakte Messingschließen. Stellenw. wasserrandig, vereinz. kl. Wurmspuren, Titel mit ergänztem Randabriß (Buchstabenverlust). Rücken und Ecken mit kl. Läsuren, Mittelplatte mit kl. Fehlstelle.VD 16, V 302; Palau 349.466; Nicht bei Adams und im BM STC - Seltener Druck von Andreas Winkler in Breslau, dessen Offizin nur 15 Jahre bestand. Seltenes Werk des italienischen Humanisten und Kanonikers Lorenzo Valla (1405/1407-1457). Eine Biographie Ferdinands I. el de Antequera (1380-1416), König von Aragon und Sizilien und ab 1410 auch König von Sardinien. Erschien erstmals 1520 in Rom. - Important work of the humanist Lorenzo Valla. Rare printing by A. Winkler in Breslau. Third edition of the scarce work by Valla (first 1520). With some large woodcut initials. Contemp. calf over wooden bevelled boards, richly blind- and rollstamped, panel with crucifix, 2 brass catches. - Partly waterstained, here and there small wormtraces, title with torn-off piece at side (affecting few letters). Spine and edges with small defects, panel with small defective piece, movable parts of the claps removed. - - Versand D: 4,00 EUR Alte Drucke

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        IMAGINES mortis. His accesserunt, epigrammata e Gallico idiomate a Georgio Aemylio in latinum translata. Ad haec, medicina animae, tam ijs, qui prospera, quam qui adversa corporis valetudine affecti sunt, maxime necessaria. Ratio consolandi ob morbi gravitatem periculose decumbentes. Quae his addita sunt, sequens pagina commonstrabit].

      - [Venetiis, apud Vincentium Valgrisium 1546], in-8 piccolo, leg. antica in pergamena floscia, cc, [87] su [92], mancano 5 carte: A1 (frontespizio), A2, A3, A6 e A7. Con marca xilografica in fine e 35 (su 41) vignette xilografiche tratte dalla serie della Danza macabra o Trionfo della Morte incisa su legno a Lione dai disegni di Hans Holbein il Giovane, precedute da citazione latina della Bibbia e seguite da quartina in latino. Prima edizione "valgrisiana" in latino, appena successiva a quella del 1545 in volgare. Le incisioni da Holbein - che costituiscono la più famosa e influente interpretazione del Trionfo della Morte - furono riprodotte in maniera egregia, tanto che nella prefazione all'edizione italiana l'editore si vantò che fossero migliori delle originali. Iniziano a c. I3r: Sermo de mortalitate di Cipriano; a c. L2r: De patientia [.] di Giovanni Crisostomo. Edizione rarissima: due soli esemplari censiti in Edit16, ma ambedue - come il nostro - scompleti: alla Bertoliana di Vicenza, mutilo del frontespizio, del fascicolo A e delle carte C4 e C5; e alla Biblioteca Comunale di Treviso, mutilo della carta F3. Lievi aloni marginali. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Georgii Iodoci Bergani. Benacus

      Verona. Antonium Puteolum. 1546Cm. 22; 94 carte numerate. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena molle con presenza parziale di lacci, titoli calligrafici al dorso. Esemplare ad ampi margini in ottimo stato di conservazione 513 / P

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        Kreüter Buch, darin Underscheydt, Wuerckung und Namen der Kreüter so in Deutschen Landen wachsen: auch der selbigen eigentlicher und wolgegruendter gebrauch inn der Artznei fleissig dargeben, Leibs Gesundheit zu behalten und zu fu¨rderen seer nutzlich und tro¨stlich, vorab dem gemeinen einfaltigen man.

      Straßburg, Wendel Rihel, 1546. 1.illustr.Auflage. 3 Teile in 1 Band. Mit 477 Holzschnitten v. David Kandel. 4 Bll.Vorrede,14 Bll.Register,Bl.I-CCCLIII,1 Titelbl.,4 Bll.Register,Bl.I-LXVII. Kl.Folio. Schweinsleder über Holzdeckel. Nissen, Botanische Buchillustration 182. Fast vollständiges Exemplar dieses seltenen u. frühen Werkes der botanischen Buchillustration. Teil 1 u. 2 sind durchnummeriert, Teil 3 beginnt wieder mit Bl. I. Es fehlen Bl.a (Titelblatt) u. Bll.LXVIII-LXXI d. 3.Teils. Der Einband nur fragmentarisch erhalten (Rückdeckel gebrochen, Hälfte davon fehlt). Das Widmungsblatt (aII) beschmutzt u. beschädigt, die Indexblätter fingerfleckig. Die Blätter ab XXX d. 3.Teils fleckig u. wasserrandig u. ab Bl.LX stärker beschädigt. Letztes vorhandenes Bl. mit Text- u. Bildverlust. Durchgehend leicht fleckig, gelegentlich minimale Beschädigungen. Einige hs. Besitzeintragungen. Weltweit wird dzt. kein Expl. dieser ersten illustrierten Auflage im Handel angeboten! Weitere Bilder siehe auf www.matern.at. Versand D: 9,00 EUR Botanik Kräuterbuch Bock Kräuter Heilpflanzen Kandel Rihel

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        Temporal, Des weitberühmten M. Johan(n) Künigsperger, natürlicher Kunst der Astronomey kurtzer begreiff, Von natürlichem einfluss der Gestirn, Planeten, vnd Zeichen, etc. Von den vier Complexionen, natur vnd eygenschafft der menschen, Regiment durchs jar über, mit Essen, Schlaffen, Baden, Purgieren, Aderlassen, etc. Auffs ordentlichst zugericht.

      - Erfurt, Wolfgang Stürmer [um 1546]. 8vo. 32 Bll.nnum. Titel rot und schwarz gedruckt. Mit 38 Holzschnitten. Moderner Halbpergamentband. Extrem seltene 5. Ausgabe des reich illustrierten astrologischen Handbüchleins, VD 16 und v. Hase nennen nur ein Exemplar im Germanischen Nationalmuseum, Nürnberg. Laut Zinner, Leben und Wirken des Joh. Müller von Königsberg, S. 269, stammt das Buch nicht von diesem, sein Name wurde lediglich aus Gründen der Verkaufsförderung verwendet. Die erste Ausgabe, mit 23 Holzschnitten illustriert, erschien 1528 bei Egenolff in Strassburg, es folgten bis zum Ende des 16. Jahrhunderts noch mindestens acht weitere Ausgaben, davon drei bei Stürmer in Erfurt, die alle in nur wenigen Exemplaren erhalten geblieben sind. - Durchgehend etwas fleckig und mit kleinen Randausbesserungen, für ein Gebrauchsbuch gut erhalten. - VD 16, M-6576; v. Hase 238. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ioannis Lucidi Samothei viri clarissimi opusculum de emendationibus temporum ab orbe conditio ....

      Venedig, Luca Antonio Giunta, 1546, gedruckt 1545 8°, 8 Bl., 210 Bl., Druckermarken auf Titelblatt und im Impressum., Orig.-Perg.-Bd. der Zeit, Rückenschild teilweise abgelöst, kleine Fehlstelle am Rücken, Schliessbänder fehlend. Innen sauber, einige Marginalien von alter Hand. Die erste Ausgabe dieses chronologisch-historischen Standardwerkes erschien 1537. Das Werk wurde bis 1575 mehrfach aufgelegt. Das Werk wurde laut der Dissertation von Benjamin Steiner «Historische Tabellenwerke in der frühen Neuzeit». wurde auf das Trienter Konzil (1545-63) hin unter dem Pseudonym Ioannes Lucidus \"Samothus\" gedruckt. Der Widmungstext wurde vom Florentiner Dominikanermönch Giovanni Maria Tolosani (gest. 1549) an den deutschen Kardinal von Capua Nikolaus von Schönberg (1472-1537). zugeeignet. einem Förderer der Wissenschaften. der Copernicus beschützte und seit seiner Ernennung zum Kardinal 1535 durch Paul III. mit der Aufgabe betraut war. das Konzil von Trient vorzubereiten. Steiner sieht. wenn auch nicht unbestritten. Tolosani als Verfasser. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Alte Drucke - bis 1550

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        De rebus gestis Ferdinandi Aragonum et siculorum regis, libri tres. Cum gratia et privilegio, civis exemplum subiectum est.

      Vratislaviae (Breslau), A. Vingler 1546. - Recogniti, adiectis sholiis [sic] à J. Lango. 8°. 196 nn. Bll. (davon 2 weiß). Zeitgenöss. Kalblederband über abgeschrägten Holzdeckeln mit reicher Blind- und Rollenprägung (Allegorien, sign. "HR") sowie blindgepr. Mittelplatte (Kruzifix) auf dem Vorderdeckel. Zwei intakte Messingschließen. Stellenw. wasserrandig, vereinz. kl. Wurmspuren, Titel mit ergänztem Randabriß (Buchstabenverlust). Rücken und Ecken mit kl. Läsuren, Mittelplatte mit kl. Fehlstelle. VD 16, V 302; Palau 349.466; Nicht bei Adams und im BM STC - Seltener Druck von Andreas Winkler in Breslau, dessen Offizin nur 15 Jahre bestand. Seltenes Werk des italienischen Humanisten und Kanonikers Lorenzo Valla (1405/1407-1457). Eine Biographie Ferdinands I. el de Antequera (1380-1416), König von Aragon und Sizilien und ab 1410 auch König von Sardinien. Erschien erstmals 1520 in Rom. - Important work of the humanist Lorenzo Valla. Rare printing by A. Winkler in Breslau. Third edition of the scarce work by Valla (first 1520). With some large woodcut initials. Contemp. calf over wooden bevelled boards, richly blind- and rollstamped, panel with crucifix, 2 brass catches. - Partly waterstained, here and there small wormtraces, title with torn-off piece at side (affecting few letters). Spine and edges with small defects, panel with small defective piece, movable parts of the claps removed. - - Gewicht in Gramm: 500 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Baccanale con putti.

      Roma, 1546 - Acquaforte e bulino, firmata in lastra in basso a sinistra, su soggetto di Michelangelo, come riportato su un cippo in basso a destra, mm 282x410. Buona prova in tiratura seicentesca, rifilata alla parte incisa, eseguita su carta

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        Novum Testamentum, ex Bibliotheca Regia

      Parigi. Estienne Robert. 1546Due parti in un volume di cm. 12,50; pp. 528; 361, (3) ultima con marca tipografica. Bella legatura italiana coeva in piena pelle, piatti inquadrati entro cornicetta impressa a secco, con fregi centrali impressi sempre a secco, dorso parzialmente mancante. Esemplare con esiti di leggera umidita senza perdere la sua bellezza. Bella impressione dell'Estienne in caratteri greci. Non comune 670 / P

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        Rhetoricorum ad C. Herenium Libri III. Incerto Auctore Ciceronis. Corrigente Paulo manutio, Aldi filio.

       Venetiis, Paulo Manutio, Aldi filio 1546. Tle. 1 u. 2 ( v. 4) in 2 Bdn. 8°. 179 num. Bll., 1 Bl.; 136 (recte 137) num. Bll., 1 Bl. Mit wdh. Druckermarke jeweils a. d. Titel- u. Schlußbll. Pgmt. d. Zt. Kl. Fehlstelle am TitelAdams C-1644; Schweiger 112; BM Italian Books 176 - Bd. 1: Libri II: De Inventione; libri III: De Oratore, ad Q. fratrem; liber I: Brutus, sive, de claris oratoribus, Orator ad Brutum, Topica ad Trebatium, Oratoriae partitiones, Initium libri de optimo genere oratorum.; Bd. 2: De oratore, Ciceroniis ad Q. Fratrem. Libri III. - \"Libri Rhetorici, de 1546 sont le résultat d`un très grand travail, qui fonda la réputation de cet habile Imprimeur et elles forment le meilleur Cicéron des Aldes, aussi très rare.\" (Renouard I, 238) Versand D: 4,00 EUR Alte Drucke

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        A Booke of Presidentes exactly written in maner of a Register, newlye Imprynted and corrected . . . mete for all such persons to knowe, as desire to learne the forme and maner howe to make al maner of euydences and instrumentes [etc.]. STC 3329; Beale T430

      London: Ex officina Richardi Graftoni, 1546. Modern morocco, the original blind-stamped boards remounted, ex-library, the title quite darkened, light browning, but quite sound; the Taussig copy A rare, very early edition of the first named work of its kind, in Holdsworth's words "a comprehensive collection of all manner of documents", much enlarged from previous editions with over 150 additional pages; three copies in ESTC, one imperfect

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        L'Antichristo di M. Ridolfo Gvaltero, ministro della Chiesa Tigurina. Cioe, Cinque homilie nelle quali si prova che il Papa Rom. è quel vero & grande Antichristo, il quale predissero li Profeti, Christo & gli apostoli dover venire, & doversi da noi schiffare.

      (In Zurich, 1546 - (In Zurich, l'ultimo di Novembre, 1546). 8°. Titel, (13) Bl., 302 (1) S., (4) S. "Discorso" (letzte in Faksimile). Flexibles Pergament d. Zt. mit Schliessbändern, neuere Vorsätze. Nicht bei Vischer und Rudolphi; vgl. VD 16 W 1064. - Das dort erwähnte einzige Exemplar befindet sich in der ZB Zürich und wird als unvollständig bezeichnet. Als Drucker wird Michael Isengrin, Basel, vermutet, Erscheinungsdatum 1550-1552. - Italienische Ausgabe von Gwalthers Antichrist, ursprünglich 1546 auf Deutsch erschienen und oft übersetzt. Der Druckvermerk befindet sich am Schluss des Vorworts auf B6 verso. - Mit Exlibris Paul Ad. Leemann. - Titel aufgezogen und neu eingehängt, ziemlich fleckig, mit hs. Randnotizen auf Italienisch. Hs. Besitzvermerk "Planta" auf Titel; Kopie des Holzschnittes der dt. Ausgabe auf letztem Blatt verso montiert. Sprache: Italienisch / Italiano / Italian Flexibles Pergament d. Zt. mit Schliessbändern, neuere Vorsätze.

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        A Booke of Presidentes exactly written in maner of a Register, newlye Imprynted and corrected . . . mete for all such persons to knowe, as desire to learne the forme and maner howe to make al maner of euydences and instrumentes [etc.]. STC 3329; Beale T430

      A rare, very early edition of the first named work of its kind, in Holdsworth's words "a comprehensive collection of all manner of documents", much enlarged from previous editions with over 150 additional pages; three copies in ESTC, one imperfect. Modern morocco, the original blind-stamped boards remounted, ex-library, the title quite darkened, light browning, but quite sound; the Taussig copy. Ex officina Richardi Graftoni, London, 1546.

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        Intrationum Liber Omnibus Legum Anglie Studiosis Apprime...

      1546. Beale T284. With Seventeen Additional Pages of Precedents in a Contemporary Chancery Hand [Great Britain]. Intrationum Liber Omnibus Legum Anglie Studiosis Apprime Necessarius: In se Complectens Diversas Formus Placitoru[m], Tam Realium, Personalium q[uam] Mixtorum Necnon Multorum Brevium tam Executionum q[uam] Aliorum Valde Utilium nunc Tandem in Gr[ati]am Studiosorum Maiori Cura et Diligentia q[uam] Ante hac Reuisus ac Emendatus Adiectis Etiam Iudice Multo q[uam] Ante hac Castigatiore cum Nonnullis Alliis Addita Mentis Hactenus non Excusis nec Editis Cuiusquidem Iudicis Ordinem Series Alphabetica Tibi Demonstrabit. [London]: Excudebat [N. Hill for] Henricus Smythe, 1546. [xliv], 244 (i.e. 246), [1] ff. Folio (13" x 8-1/2"). Later three-quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands and lettering piece (from an earlier binding) to spine, endpapers renewed. Light rubbing to extremities with minor wear to spine ends and corners, hinges cracked. Title printed within woodcut architectural border. Moderate toning to text, occasional faint dampstaining to upper portion of text block, light edgewear to preliminary and final leaves of text, light soiling to title page, repair to lower corner of final text leaf, which has two small holes with minor loss to legibility. Early struck-through annotations to title page and some other leaves, interior otherwise clean. A solid copy in an attractive binding. $5,000. * The first and only edition of the second printed book of entries, the first published in 1510. Also known as the Book of Legal Writs, this is the earliest English book of precedents for pleadings. It contains pleadings in real, personal and mixed actions, information on writs and executions and miscellaneous information on other topics. The anonymous author derived his material from the plea rolls, a fundamental source for early English legal history. Sir John Baker notes the "old books of entries are the least used of all early law books; but they are replete with learning which, though difficult to extract, the legal historian ignores at his cost." This copy contains seventeen additional pages of precedents in a fine contemporary chancery hand. OCLC locates 12 copies of this imprint. Baker, An Introduction to English Legal History 3rd. ed. 160-161. Beale.

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        DE VENTIS ET NAVIGATIONE LIBELLVS AVTTORE MICHAELE ANGELO BLONDO INQVO NAVIGATIONIS VTILISSIMA CONTINETVR DOCTRINA CVM PIXIDE NOUO, & DILIGENTE EXAMINE VENTORUM ET TEMPESTATUM

      [Venice, 1546. Small quarto. Modern brown morocco, gilt-lettered spine. Minute toning. Bookseller's label on front pastedown, old library label on verso of front free endpaper. Contemporary manuscript ownership inscription on titlepage. Contemporary underscoring on verso of third text leaf. Very good. The true first edition of Biondo's text. According to EUROPEAN AMERICANA, a purported 1544 edition (Sabin 5517) is a ghost. "The latter parts of this book, titled 'Nove navigationis doctrina' and 'De navigatione oceani ad novum orbem,' treat new methods used in navigation" - Bell. Chapter XXV discusses the New World in particular, focusing on the polar regions and their magnetic attributes. The several charts show cardinal directions, meridians, and more. A fundamental early treatise on navigation, and quite rare. No copies appear in auction records.

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        Masuerii Iurisconsulti Galli practica foresis castigatius quam antehac edita & novis additionibus summarisque aucta & locupletata ac indice copiosissimo illustrata. Huic adiectus est libellus de exceptioneibus in utruque foro M. Nepotis à monte Albano quem librum fugitiuum vocant

      apud Poncetum le Preux, Parisiis 1546 - Lievi abrasioni alla copertina perduto l\'occhiello esemplare pulito lieve rifilatura in testa Opera pubblicata per la prima volta nel 1523 e più volte ristampata. Si compone di una raccolta di consuetudini e norme procedurali per la giurisdizione dell'Alvernia e del Borbonese. Rappresenta uno dei lavori più importanti sulla sistemazione delle tradizioni germaniche secondo i principi del diritto romano. (32) + 508 + (8) p. in-16

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        Bibliographie entomologique ...Paris; London, J.B. Ballière, 1837. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With a woodcut illustration in the text. Contemporary half morocco, gold-tooled spine.

      BMC NH, p. 1546; Horn-Schenkling 16967. Comprehensive bibliography on insects and butterflies by Achille Percheron (1797-1869). It contains publications in several languages, from the earliest times (e.g. Aristotle) to 1834. Percheron arranged them according to the following categories: author, title (anonymous works), reference works, scientific magazines, and, finally, a list with authors of scientific articles.With bookplate of A. Preudhomme de Borre on paste-down. Spine with the initials "J.L.W.", binding slightly rubbed. Good copy of an early and important entomological bibliography.

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        Intrationum Liber Omnibus Legum Anglie Studiosis Apprime.

      1546 - With Seventeen Additional Pages of Precedents in a Contemporary Chancery Hand [Great Britain]. Intrationum Liber Omnibus Legum Anglie Studiosis Apprime Necessarius: In se Complectens Diversas Formus Placitoru[m], Tam Realium, Personalium q[uam] Mixtorum Necnon Multorum Brevium tam Executionum q[uam] Aliorum Valde Utilium nunc Tandem in Gr[ati]am Studiosorum Maiori Cura et Diligentia q[uam] Ante hac Reuisus ac Emendatus Adiectis Etiam Iudice Multo q[uam] Ante hac Castigatiore cum Nonnullis Alliis Addita Mentis Hactenus non Excusis nec Editis Cuiusquidem Iudicis Ordinem Series Alphabetica Tibi Demonstrabit. [London]: Excudebat [N. Hill for] Henricus Smythe, 1546. [xliv], 244 (i.e. 246), [1] ff. Folio (13" x 8-1/2"). Later three-quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands and lettering piece (from an earlier binding) to spine, endpapers renewed. Light rubbing to extremities with minor wear to spine ends and corners, hinges cracked. Title printed within woodcut architectural border. Moderate toning to text, occasional faint dampstaining to upper portion of text block, light edgewear to preliminary and final leaves of text, light soiling to title page, repair to lower corner of final text leaf, which has two small holes with minor loss to legibility. Early struck-through annotations to title page and some other leaves, interior otherwise clean. A solid copy in an attractive binding. * The first and only edition of the second printed book of entries, the first published in 1510. Also known as the Book of Legal Writs, this is the earliest English book of precedents for pleadings. It contains pleadings in real, personal and mixed actions, information on writs and executions and miscellaneous information on other topics. The anonymous author derived his material from the plea rolls, a fundamental source for early English legal history. Sir John Baker notes the "old books of entries are the least used of all early law books; but they are replete with learning which, though difficult to extract, the legal historian ignores at his cost." This copy contains seventeen additional pages of precedents in a fine contemporary chancery hand. OCLC locates 12 copies of this imprint. Baker, An Introduction to English Legal History 3rd. ed. 160-161. Beale [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        (Opera, quae extant, omnia) - Anitii Manlii Severini Boethi In Omnibvs Philosophiae Partibvs Inter Latinos et Graecos autores principis Opera, quae extant, omnia, ... , Porro, ... emendavimus, ... auxilio doctissimorum virorum: Inter quos in omni literarum genere summus vir Henrichus Loritus Glareanus Artithmeticam et Musicam demonstationibus et figuris auctiorem redditam suo pristino nitori restituit, ... et Martianus Rota opus de tota disserendi ratione, hoc est, organum, Dialecticae et Rhetoricae studiosis necessarium, illustravit ...

      Basel, Henric Petri, (März) 1546.. 32,8x21 cm. (12) Bl., 887 S., 1 Bl., S. 891-1238 S. (die S. 983/984 leer), 1 Bl. Mit 2 wiederholten Holzschnitt-Druckermarken und vielen, meist schematischen, Textholzschnitten. Schweinslederband der Zeit über erhabenen Bünden, mit 2 intakten Messingschliessen.. VD 16 B 6402. - Hieronymus, Petri-Schwabe, Nr. 310. - Adams B-2279. - Index Aureliensis 121.112. - Groote, Heinrich Glarean reading and editing Boethius, in: Acta Musicologica, Bd. 80 (2008), S. 215-229. - Sehr schönes Exemplar im ersten Einband der vom Humanisten Heinrich Glarean (1488-1563) unter Mitarbeit des gleichaltrigen Sebastian Münster besorgten ersten Basler Gesamtausgabe der Schriften des letzten grossen Philosophen des römischen Altertums. - Boethius (480-524), der die Kenntnis der Mathematik, der Musik, der Geometrie und der Astronomie als Voraussetzung für die Philosophie erachtete, war mit seinen Uebersetzungen und Erläuterungen auch einer der herausragenden Vermittler der griechischen Philosophie. Nach den vier in Venedig gedruckten Werkausgaben von 1491/1492, 1497/1499, 1523 und 1536 ist dies die insgesamt fünfte und erste nördlich der Alpen gedruckte Gesamtausgabe. Ihren besonderen Wert erhält sie durch neue und erstmals als Quelle herangezogene Handschriften, die der im glarnerischen Mollis geborene und im katholisch gebliebenen Freiburg im Breisgau als Universitätsprofessor lehrende Heinrich Loriti benutzte. In Basel selbst wurden Glareans Interessen als Herausgeber von Sebastian Münster wahrgenommen. Ihn erwähnt der Herausgeber in seinem an den kaiserlichen Rat und reichen Augsburger Kaufmann Anton Fugger gerichteten Vorwort. Glarean verweist auch auf die durch den Basler Drucker Johann Walder begonnene, durch dessen Tod 1541 aber nicht vollendete, Edition von Boethius' Texten, auf die offenbar Henric Petri zurückgreifen konnte. - Glarean bearbeitete die De institutione arithmetica (S. 1295-1370) und die De institutione musica (S. 1371-1481) auf Grund der neuen Handschriften, wobei Glareans editorische Anmerkungen im Rand kursiv gedruckt wurden. Nebst dem philologisch korrigierten Text enthält die Ausgabe gegenüber den vorausgegangenen venezianischen auch Ergänzungen. Während die Giunta Ausgaben von 1523 und 1536 nur die Texte der Ausgabe von 1497/1499 wiederholten, enthält dieser Basler Druck auch Giulio Marziano Rotas und Jacques Lefevre d'Etaples' Uebersetzungen der "Analytica priora" und "Analytica posteriora", der "Topica" und "Sophistici elenchi" des Aristoteles. "The Petri print thus embraces not only one of Boethius' modern advocates but also one of Glarean's most influential contacts during his stay in Paris between 1517 and 1522" (Inga Mai Groote). Auf S. 965-967 findet sich auch das nicht von Boethius stammende Traktat "De unitate et uno", das tatsächlich der im 12. Jhdt. in Segovia u.a. als Avicenna-Uebersetzer wirkende Dominicus Gundisalvi aus diversen arabischen Quellen zusammen kompilierte. - (Kleiner Fleck auf Schnitt. Eintrag von alter Hand auf Vorsatz und Titelblatt. Ab Seite 1227 mit winzigem Randausriss). - Sonst sehr schönes Exemplar dieser meisterlich gedruckten und seltenen Gesamtausgabe, die 1570 erneut aufgelegt wurde. - Excellent copy of Heinrich Glarean's and Sebastian Münster's edition of the works of the last great philosopher of Roman antiquity. - After the four venetian editions published in 1491/1492, 1497/1499, 1523 and 1536 this is in all the fifht and first edition being printed north of the Alps. The Swiss humanist, musical scholar and professor of theology at the university of Freiburg i. Br. based his editorial work on three new manuscripts. His explanations are printed in italics in the margins. While he stayed at Freiburg (which remained a centre of Catholicism on the Upper Rhine) his interests as editor were safeguarded by Sebastian Münster in Basel. - "Apart from establishing a philologically emended text, the 1546 edition of Boethius' Opera as a whole offered additions to the previously accessible texts. While the later Venetian editions by Giunta in 1523 and 1536 did not contain other works than those included in the 1497/1499 edition, Petri's edition was augmented by the translations of Analytica priora and posteriar, Topica and Sophistici elenchi of Aristotle. For the first two, Giulio Marziano Marziano Rotas edition with Giunta in 1543 is a possible source, while the texts of the Topics and Sophistici elenchi in the Petri edition are in fact those established by Jacques Lefevre d'Etaples The Petri print thus embraces not only one of Boethius' modern advocates but also one of Glarean's most influential contacts during his stay in Paris between 1517 and 1522 " (Inga Mai Groote). (Sprache: Lateinisch)

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        Catalogus gloriae mundi

      Lyons: (Regnault for) Vincentius, 1546. Rare second edition of this discursive and illustrated survey of all ranks of society by the Lyonnais jurist Chasseneux, utilizing the original woodblocks of the 1529 first edition.

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        Vitae caesarum quarum scriptores hi Suetonius Tranquillus Dion Cassius Ae

      Basilae (Bâle): Froben, 1546. Fine. Froben, Basilae (Bâle) 1546, in Folio (33x22,5cm), (20) 810pp. -70., relié. - Colophon: Basileae per Hieronymvm Frobenivm and Nic. Episcopvm mense Septembri, MDXLVI. First edition. Adorned with many historiated initials. Brand of printer on the title page and the back of the last page. Absent the French catalogs, but this in English catalogs, 2 copies in Germany GBV (union catalogs of northern Germany) and at the University of Munich. The 1544 edition published in Paris does not include notes of Erasmus and all authors gathered in this edition, the Paris edition will be reissued in 1551 in Lyon in Gryphium, but not that of Froben, it reproduces the editing Egnazio only. The first edition of Suetonius date of 1479. Sheepskin Full seventeenth century, back tooled raised (part of title in red morocco). Together and rubbed on skin boards (many slashes), top cap missing two upper corners broken and missing. Beautiful interior condition, with a pale wetting current to twenty pages in the top middle (p. 29-45 ...). Several pagination errors, repeated the same number, without skipping a sheet missing ... The obvious advantage of this edition was to bring together writers of antiquity who have written on the Roman empire, not only Suetonius, but also rarer writers such as Dion Cassius (translated by Merula) Herodianus (translated by Angelo Poliziano Ambrogini) Spartianus or Lampidius, Velleius Paterculus, Vulcatius Gallicanus, Amianus Marcellinus ... Two commentators Erasmus (d. 1536) Egnazio and Giovanni Battista (1478-1553). Froben (1501-1563) is one of the leading publishers of rebirth and a worthy successor to Johann Froben, the first of the dynasty that established his printing in Basel in 1491, it is with him that was bound and worked Erasmus and Jerome Froben not fit in the fruits. This edition is the covenant of Froben and Nikolaus Epicopius, his brother in law. Gothic handwritten note: 'for the Convent of the observance of Lyons' handwritten pagination authors. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Colophon: Basileae per Hieronymvm Frobenivm et Nic. Episcopvm mense Septembri, M.D.XLVI. Première édition. Ornée de nombreuses lettrines historiées. Marque de l'imprimeur sur la page de titre et au verso du dernier feuillet. Absent aux catalogues français, mais présent dans les catalogues anglais, 2 exemplaires en Allemagne à la GBV (union des catalogues de l'Allemagne du nord) et un à l'université de Munich. L'édition de 1544 parue à Paris ne comporte pas les notes d'Erasme et l'ensemble des auteurs réunis dans cette édition, l'édition parisienne sera rééditée en 1551 à Lyon chez Gryphium, mais non celle de Froben, elle reproduit l'édition de Egnazio seulement. La première édition de Suetone date de 1479. Reliure en pleine basane XVIIe siècle, dos à nerfs orné (pièce de titre en maroquin rouge). Ensemble frotté et épidermé sur les plats (nombreuses estafilades), coiffe supérieure manquante, 2 coins supérieurs cassés et manquants. Bel état intérieur, avec une mouillure pâle courant sur une vingtaine de pages en haut au milieu (p. 29 à 45...). Plusieurs erreurs de pagination, même nombre répété, saut d'un feuillet sans manque... L'intérêt évident de cette édition a été de rassembler l'ensemble des écrivains de l'antiquité qui ont écrit sur l'empire romain, non seulement Suetone, mais également de plus rares écrivains tel Dion Cassius (traduit par Merula), Herodianus (traduit par Angelo Ambrogini Poliziano), Spartianus ou Lampidius, Velleius Paterculus, Vulcatius Gallicanus, Amianus Marcellinus... Deux commentateurs : Erasme (mort en 1536) et Giovanni Battista Egnazio (1478-1553). Froben (1501-1563) est l'un des grands éditeurs de la renaissance et le digne successeur de Johann Froben, le premier de la dynastie qui établit son imprimerie à Bâle en 1491, c'est avec lui que fut lié et travailla Erasme et Jerôme Froben ne fit qu'en recueillir les fruits. Cette édition est l'alliance de Froben et Nikolaus Epicopius, son beau frère. Note manuscrite gothique : 'pour le couvent de l'observance des Lyons ' et pagination manuscrite des auteurs.

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        Tragedia di M. Sperone Speroni. Se nel fine di questa sana, intiera, et corretta si guarderà, si troverà annotato quanto lacera, tronca, et corrotta sia quella, che da altri, che da noi, et contra il voler dell'Auttore, et senza licenza veruna, occultamente è stata stampata, et intitolata Canace

      Appresso Vincenzo Valgrisi 1546 Rara prima edizione autorizzata dall'autore. In 8°, c. 39(1, col marchio tipografico al verso). Nello stesso anno si ebbero altre due edizioni. In questa, la sola ad avere dignità di autentica, il curatore registra gli "errori gravi commessi nella stampa occultamente fatta". Buon esemplare con qualche lievissima arrossatura. Legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle con tassello al dorso. (Allacci, 159; Gamba, 1653).

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        De rebus gestis Ferdinandi Aragonum et siculorum regis, libri tres. Cum gratia et privilegio, civis exemplum subiectum est.

      Vratislaviae (Breslau), A. Vingler 1546.. Recogniti, adiectis sholiis [sic] a J. Lango. 8°. 196 nn. Bll. (davon 2 weiß). Zeitgenöss. Kalblederband über abgeschrägten Holzdeckeln mit reicher Blind- und Rollenprägung (Allegorien, sign. "HR") sowie blindgepr. Mittelplatte (Kruzifix) auf dem Vorderdeckel. Zwei intakte Messingschließen. Stellenw. wasserrandig, vereinz. kl. Wurmspuren, Titel mit ergänztem Randabriß (Buchstabenverlust). Rücken und Ecken mit kl. Läsuren, Mittelplatte mit kl. Fehlstelle.. VD 16, V 302; Palau 349.466; Nicht bei Adams und im BM STC - Seltener Druck von Andreas Winkler in Breslau, dessen Offizin nur 15 Jahre bestand. Seltenes Werk des italienischen Humanisten und Kanonikers Lorenzo Valla (1405/1407-1457). Eine Biographie Ferdinands I. el de Antequera (1380-1416), König von Aragon und Sizilien und ab 1410 auch König von Sardinien. Erschien erstmals 1520 in Rom. - Important work of the humanist Lorenzo Valla. Rare printing by A. Winkler in Breslau. Third edition of the scarce work by Valla (first 1520). With some large woodcut initials. Contemp. calf over wooden bevelled boards, richly blind- and rollstamped, panel with crucifix, 2 brass catches. - Partly waterstained, here and there small wormtraces, title with torn-off piece at side (affecting few letters). Spine and edges with small defects, panel with small defective piece, movable parts of the claps removed. - -

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        Comentarii sopra alla tetrarchia di Vinegia, di Milano, di Mantova et di Ferrara.

      per Comino da Trino di Monferrato 1546 In - 8° (cm. 15,6), legatura coeva in p. pergamena floscia con titolo ms. al dorso (lacci mancanti); cc. [4] 110 [18] in ottimo stato e fresche, con ritratto dell'autore entro cornice al frontespizio, numerosi capilettera, 3 alberi genealogici in silografia n.t. (Visconti, Gonzaga, Este); sporadiche fioriture. Prima edizione di una famosa opera storica e politica, con digressioni sull'utilità del principato, gli obblighi del principe, i diritti e doveri del buon suddito. Cfr. Graesse VI, 409; Lozzi 6134; Predari 192; Hoepli 944. Ottimo esemplare.

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        De rebus gestis Ferdinandi Aragonum et siculorum regis, libri tres. Cum gratia et privilegio, civis exemplum subiectum est

      Vratislaviae (Breslau), A. Vingler 1546.. Recogniti, adiectis sholiis [sic] à J. Lango. 8°. 196 nn. Bll. (davon 2 weiß). Zeitgenöss. Kalblederband über abgeschrägten Holzdeckeln mit reicher Blind- und Rollenprägung (Allegorien, sign. "HR") sowie blindgepr. Mittelplatte (Kruzifix) auf dem Vorderdeckel. Stellenw. wasserrandig, vereinz. kl. Wurmspuren, Titel mit ergänztem Randabriß (Buchstabenverlust). Rücken und Ecken mit kl. Läsuren, Mittelplatte mit kl. Fehlstelle, bewegl. Schließenteile entfernt. VD 16, V 302; Palau 349.466; Nicht bei Adams und im BM STC - Seltener Druck von Andreas Winkler in Breslau, dessen Offizin nur 15 Jahre bestand. Seltenes Werk des italienischen Humanisten und Kanonikers Lorenzo Valla (1405/1407-1457). Eine Biographie Ferdinands I. el de Antequera (1380-1416), König von Aragon und Sizilien und ab 1410 auch König von Sardinien. Erschien erstmals 1520 in Rom. - Important work of the humanist Lorenzo Valla. Rare printing by A. Winkler in Breslau. Third edition of the scarce work by Valla (first 1520). With some large woodcut initials. Contemp. calf over wooden bevelled boards, richly blind- and rollstamped, panel with crucifix, 2 brass catches. - Partly waterstained, here and there small wormtraces, title with torn-off piece at side (affecting few letters). Spine and edges with small defects, panel with small defective piece, movable parts of the claps removed. - -

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        Elementorum geometricorum libri xv

      Basel: Johann Herwagen, 1546. Hardcover. Very Good. Folio, (1) f., 587 (1) pp.[printer's mark]. Note: with 3 ff. preface by Melancthon censored, as often (see Thomas-Stanford #9, first edition of 1537). Bound in contemporary reverse calf. Contemporary stenciling of title on lower fore-edge. Ownership inscription of Aldrovandi on title and several hundred lines of marginalia on 87 pages of text in his hand, ranging from a few lines to completely covering the margins. Highly interesting copy of the second edition of the Basel Euclid, the first complete collection of the Euclidean texts. The present copy bears extensive manuscript annotations by the celebrated Renaissance polymath Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522-1607), of great interest for charting the intellectual biography of this important Italian scientist. While undated, it seems likely that the annotations were made when Aldrovandi studied mathematics under the guidance of Pietro Catena in Padua between 1546-49. The Herwagen edition includes the most important modern commentaries on Euclid (Campanus and Zamberti), as well as printing for the first time a Euclidean tract translated from the Arabic, the 'Opusculum de Levi & Ponderoso'. As a man of considerable means, Aldrovandi assuredly owned a substantial library (given upon his death to the University of Bologna), but this is the first volume annotated by him that we have encountered on the market. The annotations have been briefly examined by Professor Robin Hartshorne at Berkeley, the world's leading authority on Euclid. According to Hartshorne, Aldrovandi's annotations are characteristic of a Renaissance student, often diligently working through concrete examples of theoretical problems. Occasionally his notes show evidence of additional knowledge drawn from other texts, whether from other editions of Euclid such as Tartaglia's or other mathematical discussions which were au courant. The annotations concentrate on Books VII-IX. This is no accident: these three books on number theory enjoyed a particular vogue around the middle of the sixteenth century all across Europe (witness the first German translation of Euclid (1555), which contained only these three books). The particular interest evinced by Aldrovandi in Euclid's work on number theory may also reflect the growing influence of his countryman Girolamo Cardano, whose famous work on probability was intimately tied to that field. Although he would become famous as a natural historian and physician, Aldrovandi's first line of study was mathematics. As a young man he studied the subject under Annibale della Nave; around 1547 he re-commenced his mathematical studies in Padua under Pietro Catena, the teacher of Bernardino Baldi and Guidobaldo del Monte. Catena is recorded as having lectured on Euclid, allowing us to hypothetically date the present annotations with some precision to between 1546 and 1549 (the year Aldrovandi returned to Bologna and faced arrest for heresy). Aldrovandi himself, in his manuscript autobiography, recounts having taught Euclid to 'many students' (Lind, p xx). Catena would have passed onto the young Aldrovandi his own particular appraisal of Euclidean mathematics: that it cannot treat things which contain matter, but is instead a wholly abstract - yet entirely valid - method of scientific inquiry. This shift in the fundamental understanding of mathematical entities, according to Giulio Cesare Giacobbe, in turn fostered the spirit of empirical enquiry exemplified in the next generation by minds such as Galileo - and, one might add, Aldrovandi? Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522-1605) was one of the most prolific and 'multifaceted' (DSB) minds of the Renaissance. Aldrovandi applied himself to the natural sciences, principally medicine and natural history. He pioneered the study of embryology as well as being one of the first to elevate the studies of botany and pharmacology to a scientific plane.

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        Ioannis Lucidi Samothei viri clarissimi opusculum de emendationibus temporum ab orbe conditio .

      Venedig, Luca Antonio Giunta, 1546, gedruckt 1545 - 8°, 8 Bl., 210 Bl., Druckermarken auf Titelblatt und im Impressum., Orig.-Perg.-Bd. der Zeit, Deckleschild teilweise abgelöst, kleine Fehlstelle am Rücken, Schliessbänder fehlend. Innen sauber einige Marginalien von alter Hand. Die erste Ausgabe dieses chronologisch-historischen Standardwerkes erschien 1537. Das Werk wurde bis 1575 mehrfach aufgelegt. Das Werk wurde laut der Dissertation von Benjamin Steiner «Historische Tabellenwerke in der frühen Neuzeit», wurde auf das Trienter Konzil (1545-63) hin unter dem Pseudonym Ioannes Lucidus "Samothus" gedruckt. Der Widmungstext wurde vom Florentiner Dominikanermönch Giovanni Maria Tolosani (gest. 1549) an den deutschen Kardinal von Capua Nikolaus von Schönberg (1472-1537), zugeeignet, einem Förderer der Wissenschaften, der Copernicus beschützte und seit seiner Ernennung zum Kardinal 1535 durch Paul III. mit der Aufgabe betraut war, das Konzil von Trient vorzubereiten.Steiner sieht, wenn auch nicht unbestritten, Tolosani als Verfasser. 1200 gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        De Aure Humana Tractatus, in quo integra ejusdem auris fabrica, multis novis inventis, & iconismis illustrata, describitur; omniumque ejus partium usus indagantur. Quibus interposita est musculorum uvulae, atque pharyngis nova descriptio, et delineatio.Bologna: Constantino Pisari, 1704.

      Rare first edition, and a fine copy, of "the first full account of the minute anatomy of the ear" (Norman). "This remarkable book became a standard on the subject for over a century" (<i>Heirs of Hippocrates</i>).<br/><br/> ❧Norman 2125; Lilly, <i>Notable Medical Books</i> 101; Garrison-Morton 1546; <i>Heirs of Hippocrates</i> 729 (later edition). <br/><br/> Valsalva (1666-1723), student of Malpighi [see Horblit 43] and teacher of Morgagni [see PMM 206], "wrote the first full account of the minute anatomy of the ear in his <i>De Aure Humana Tractatus</i> ('Treatise on the Human Ear'), 'in which the whole structure of the ear is described and illustrated with many new discoveries, and the uses of all its parts are investigated; in which is inserted a new description and delineation of the uvula and pharynx.' He was the first to define the ear's three regions-outer, middle, and inner-and to explain their relative functions. <br/><br/> "The 'Treatise' is arranged in six chapters. The first three are anatomic and deal with the parts of the ear; the last three are physiologic and explain the functions of these parts. The auricle and auditory meatus, the tympanum and middle ear, and the labyrinth and inner ear are discussed. Chapter 2 includes Valsalva's report, promised on the title page, of the musculature of the uvula and pharynx; these are depicted on separate plates. The ten illustrations are good line engravings, of which the most striking are those of the nerves and blood vessels of the outer ear, the carotid artery, the semicircular canals, and the structure of the whole ear. <br/><br/> "Valsalva described and named the Eustachian tube, which connects the middle ear and the pharynx. His consideration of the Eustachian tubes led to the 'respiratory maneuver' named for him; if the tubes are patent and if the nose and mouth are closed, a forcible expiratory effort increases pressure on the tympanic membranes. Valsalva used this procedure to expel pus and foreign bodies from the middle ear. Since his time, the Valsalva maneuver has proved to be of value to the internist, the otologist, and the radiologist. In the section on the pharyngeal muscles, he detailed the dysphagia which has also been named for him. By the digital manipulation of 'a kind of dislocation of the cartilaginous appendages of the hyoid bone,' he relieved a woman who could not eat after a lump of beef had lodged in her throat. Valsalva's collected works were edited with elaborate commentary by his more famous pupil, Morgagni. They include useful contributions to anatomy and surgery, of which the best remembered is his delineation of the sinuses of the aorta, still called 'Valsalva's sinuses'." (Lilly).. 4to (231 x 170 mm), contemporary vellum with manuscript lettering to spine, corners with very light wear, a fine and unrestored copy, pp. [16], 1-184 and 10 engraved plates numbered i-x, one folding (, i.e., iv), old paper repairs of a 4 cm closed tear to margin of first end-paper and 3rd leaf (not effecting text), some very light marginal spotting, in general a fine and fresh copy. Scarce

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        De philosophia. Cum scholijs, coniecluris Pauli Manutij. 2 Bde. (I. Academicarum questionum editionis primae liber secundus, editionis secundae liber primus, de finibus bonotum & malorum libri V. Tusculanarum quaestionum libri V. / II. Denatura deorum libri III. De diuinatione libri II. De fato liber III. De uniuersitate liber I.Q, Ciceronis de petitione Consulatus ad Marcum fratrem liber I.)

      Venedig , Paulo Manutio Aldi filio, 1546.. M. 6 wiederhol. Holzschnitt-Druckermarken. 4 nn. Bll. 147 num. Bll. , 10 nn. Bll. und 3 nn. Bll, 213 num. Bll. (recte 206), 16 Bll. Prgt. um 1650 auf 4 Bünden m. gold. beschrift. RSch. (Einbd. etw.gebräunt u. beschabt, ein RSch. m. Fehlstelle, einige alte Anstreich., überwiegend in Bd. 1, m. Bibl.-schildchen u. Stemp. a. Tit. u. je einer S., Paginierung springt an einigen Stellen oder doppelt, aber Text fortlaufend).. Adams C 1644; IA 138,439 - hübscher kaum gebräunter Aldus-Druck.

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        Abecedario Espiritual. Primera Parte Que Trata Delas Circunstàcias Dela Sagrada Passion Del Hijo De Dios. = Segunda Pte. Donde Se Tratan Diversos Exercivios En Cada Letra El Suyo. = Tercera Parte Del Libro Llamado. = Ley De Amor y Quarta Parte Del .(*)

      Siglo XVI, Zaragoza - Burgos - Valladolid - Medina Del Campo - (*).Abecedario Espiritual, dòde se tratà muy de rayz los Misterios y Preguntas, y Exercicios del Amor, y la Theologia que pertenece no menos al entendimièto `q a la voluntad, harto util aun para los predicadores q dessean ver en buen romàce las cosas q de si son escabrosas. = Quinta Parte del Abecedario Espiritual. que es Consuelo de Pobres y Aviso de Ricos. No menos util para los frailes, que para los seglares y aun para los predicadores. Cuyo intento deve ser retraer los hombres del amor & las riquezas falsas y hazer los pobres de espíritu. = Sexta Parte del Abecedario Espiritual. que Trata sobre las Llagas de Jesu Christo, para exercicio de todas las personas devotas. Añadidas las Tablas de las otras Cinco Partes con la del Còbite del Sacramento, que el mismo autor compuso. Nunca antes impresa. ===Primera parte: -Zaragoza, Pedro Bernuz y Bartolomé de Nagera, 1546, 180 folios. Texto en gótico. Portada a dos tintas y ornamentada. Preciosas letras capitales grabadas. Encuadernado a plena piel marrón muy grabada en seco. (4ªedición) = Segunda parte: -Burgos, Juan de Junta, 1539, 195 folios y 1 hoja, portada grabada y a dos tintas. Texto en gótico. Letras capitales grabadas. Encuadernado a plena piel roja muy grabada en seco y oro. (2ª edición) = Tercera Parte: -Valladolid, Juà de Villaquirà, 1537, 4 hojas y 216 folios. Texto en gótico. Portada grabada y a dos tintas. Letras capitales grabadas. Muy bien encuadernado en piel siena oscuro, muy grabada en seco. (2ª edición). = Cuarta Parte: -Burgos, Juan de Junta Florentino, 1536, 206 folios. Portada grabada y a dos tintas. Texto en gótico. Letras capitales grabadas. Muy buena encuadernación firmada por Angulo y Jiménez a plena piel decorada al oro y en seco. (3ªedición) = Quinta Parte: -Burgos, por Juan de Junta, a costa de Juan Espinosa, 1542, 10 hojas y 221 folios. Texto en gótico. Portada grabada y a dos tintas. Letras capitales grabadas. Muy bien encuadernado en piel roja muy decorada en oro y grabada en seco. (1ª edición) = Sexta Parte: - Medina del Campo, en la Imprenta de Matheo y Francisco del Canto Hermanos, 1554, 14 hojas - 107 folios y 44 hojas, faltan las últimas hojas de las tablas, que fueron cortadas en época, por el Santo Oficio. Antigua mácula a mitad de folio en 50 folios, sin afectar lectura. Portada grabada y a dos tinta. Texto en gótico con las letras capitales grabadas. Encuadernación de época en pergamino. (1ªedición). En general muy buena conservación de esta fabulosa colección completa. Con excelente encuadernación. Size: 6 Vols. En 4º [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Canones sicut brevissimi, ita etiam doctissimi, complectentes praecepta & observationes de mutatione aurae

      J. Montanus & U. Neuber, Nuremberg 1546 - Pioneering Work on Environmental Science and MeteorologyWerner, Johann (1468-1522). Canones sicut brevissimi, ita etiam doctissimi, complectentes praecepta & observationes de mutatione aurae . . . 4to. [20]ff., last leaf blank. 2 woodcut initials. Nuremberg: J. Montanus & U. Neuber, 1546. 202 x 142 mm. Modern vellum. Minor soiling on verso of last leaf, otherwise fine. Manuscript annotations in an early hand, titled "Aphorismi Astrologiae," on recto of last leaf.First Edition of one of the rarest works by the mathematician and astronomer Johann Werner, and a pioneering contribution to environmental science in the height of the scientific revolution. Werner, a priest in Nuremberg, made notable contributions to astronomy, mathematics and geography. He invented instruments for solving problems in spherical astronomy and for determining the latitudes of planets, and his work on spherical triangles (not published until 1907) was superior to that of Regiomontanus in its presentation and practical applicability. He also developed the first method for determining latitude and longitude simultaneously.Werner was the first to make regular observations of weather conditions in Germany; together with Tycho Brahe, he pioneered the practice of collecting meteorological data for scientific purposes. "In meteorology Werner paved the way for a scientific interpretation. Meteorology and astrology were connected, but he nevertheless attempted to explain this science rationally. . . . The 'guidelines that explain the principles and observations of the changes in the atmosphere,' published [posthumously] in 1546 by Johann Schöner, contain meteorological notes for 1513-1520. The weather observations are based mainly on stellar constellations, and hence the course of the moon is of less importance. Although Werner did not collect the data systematically, as Tycho Brahe did, he attempted to incorporate meteorology into physics and to take into consideration the geographical situation of the observational site. Thus he can be regarded as a pioneer of modern meteorology and weather forecasting" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). This pamphlet by Werner is very rare, with only three copies in the United States cited in OCLC (UC San Diego, Yale, U. Michigan). Our copy appears to be the first on the market since the Honeyman copy sold in 1981. 40981 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        De Sympathia et Antipathia rerum. Liber unus. De Contagione et Contagionis Morbis et Curatione. Libri III.

      Venice, 1546. 4to. Contemporary full vellum. Neatly recased, endpapers renewed. A (mostly fairly faint) damp stain throughout and a marginal worm tract, far from affecting text. Inner blank margin of title-page re-enforced. Some contemporary marginal annotations. Woodcut title-vignette and woodcut printer's device to final blank verso. (4), 76, (4) ff.. Scarce first edition of this milestone in the history of medicine, the foundational work of modern epidemiology, which was the first to state the germ theory of infection.This epochal work "establishes Fracastoro as one of the foremost scientists of all time, and earns him the title of founder of modern epidemiology. "De contagione" contains the first scientifically reasoned statement of the true nature of infection, contagion, and the germ theory of disease and is the foundation of all modern views on the nature of infectuous diseases... Fracastoro's influence is also clearly reflected in the work of such modern scientists as Louis Pasteur, Joseph Lister, and Robert Koch as they broadened and furthered man's knowledge of infectuous diseases." (Heirs of Hippocrates). "This book represents a landmark in the development of our knowledge of infectuous disease. Fracastorus was the first to state the germ theory of infection. He recognized typhus and suggested the contagiousness of tuberculosis. Haeser describes him as the "founder of scientific epidemology"." (Garrison & Morton).Faracstoro's theories on contagions and epidemics were far ahead of their time, but they were still widely respected. The magnificent theories here constitute the first correct illustrations of how contagions might spread: by simple contact as in scabies and leprosy; by "fomities" or inanimate carriers, such as clothing or sheets; and at a distance, without direct contact or carriers, as in plague, smallpox, etc., attributing their transmission to the action of the air - and his ideas on the spreading and controlling of epidemics were of vital importance to Renaissance man and to the further development of our knowledge within this field. The work furthermore gives the first accurate account of typhys as well as several other contageous diseases, together with the affirmation of the contagiousness of tuberculosis. With this work, Fracastoro was also the first to enunciate the modern doctrine of the specific characters and infectious nature of fevers. Heirs of Hippocrates: 101; G&M: 2528; Wellcome: 2393

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        Wunderbarliche und erschröckliche geschicht, so durch donner und blitz zu Mechelen in Brabant, und andere daselbs umligende flecken geschehen... Vor in Brabantischer sprach gedruckt, und yetzt verdeutscht

      (Nürnberg, J. vom Berg u. U. Neuber, 1546).. 4 Bll. (d. l. w.). Neuer HPrgt. mit Deckelschild. 4°. VD16 W 4601; Hellmann, Meteorologie 43, 5. - Bericht über schweres Nachtgewitter am 7. August 1546 mit vielen Blitzeinschlägen in Häuser und einen Pulverturm. Das Original in "brabantischer" Sprache konnte Hellmann nicht nachweisen. - Leicht gebräunt und etwas fleckig, Bl. 2 mit 2 zugelegten Randeinrissen.

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        Temporal, Des weitberühmten M. Johan(n) Künigsperger, natürlicher Kunst der Astronomey kurtzer begreiff, Von natürlichem einfluss der Gestirn, Planeten, vnd Zeichen, etc. Von den vier Complexionen, natur vnd eygenschafft der menschen, Regiment durchs jar über, mit Essen, Schlaffen, Baden, Purgieren, Aderlassen, etc. Auffs ordentlichst zugericht.

      Erfurt, Wolfgang Stürmer [um 1546]. 8vo. 32 Bll.nnum. Titel rot und schwarz gedruckt. Mit 38 Holzschnitten. Moderner Halbpergamentband.. Extrem seltene 5. Ausgabe des reich illustrierten astrologischen Handbüchleins, VD 16 und v. Hase nennen nur ein Exemplar im Germanischen Nationalmuseum, Nürnberg. Laut Zinner, Leben und Wirken des Joh. Müller von Königsberg, S. 269, stammt das Buch nicht von diesem, sein Name wurde lediglich aus Gründen der Verkaufsförderung verwendet. Die erste Ausgabe, mit 23 Holzschnitten illustriert, erschien 1528 bei Egenolff in Strassburg, es folgten bis zum Ende des 16. Jahrhunderts noch mindestens acht weitere Ausgaben, davon drei bei Stürmer in Erfurt, die alle in nur wenigen Exemplaren erhalten geblieben sind. - Durchgehend etwas fleckig und mit kleinen Randausbesserungen, für ein Gebrauchsbuch gut erhalten. - VD 16, M-6576; v. Hase 238..

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        M ANTONII MAIORAGII ANTIPARADOXON LIBRI SEX

      - M. Antonii Maioragii Antiparadoxon libri sex. In quibus M. Tullij Ciceronis omnia Paradoxa refelluntur.- Lugduni, Apud Seb. Gryphium, 1546; en 8º mayor reencuadernado en pergamino antiguo rígido, 238 pp. - 1 hoja con marca del impresor grabada. Capitulares grabadas. Impresión en letra bastarda italiana. Buen ejemplar.

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        I dieci libri de l'Architettura

      1546. ALBERTI, Leon Battista. I dieci libri de l'Architettura. Translated into Italian by Pietro Lauro. [12], 248 ff. 8vo., 159 x 105 mm, bound in seventeenth-century Italian vellum, black morocco spine label. Venezia: Valgrisi, 1546. |~||~||~| First and only Edition of the first Italian translation. Alberti's chef-d'oeuvre is "the first and most important architectural treatise of the Renaissance" (Arntzen). "It is in the writings of Alberti that a complete Humanist doctrine is first developed, and they are the source from which all later ideas were derived. Since Alberti represented the fifteenth century at its best, exercising an influence over the spirit of his age second only to that of Leonardo, it is not surprising to find that his De Re Aedificatoria [first edition, 1485], especially in the theoretical treatment of the subject and in relating it to the ancient text of Vitruvius, played an important part in the literary output of his successors. This treatise of Alberti's [was] the first work on architecture to be printed" (Fowler, p. 4). Alberti originally published his seminal work on architecture in Latin in 1485; this 1546 edition represents the first vernacular edition in Italian, and hence the first edition available to a larger audience of professionals actually working in architectural design and construction. A few minor blemishes but generally a fine copy bound in seventeenth-century vellum. PROVENANCE: Armorial bookplate of Beilby Thompson of Escrick Park, Yorks (1686-1750), who at 17 years of age departed for a four-year grand tour of Italy, where he probably bought this book. Schlosser-Magnino 121-127. Fowler 5. Millard, Italian 5. Adams A-487. BMC/STC Italian 15. Cicognara 373.

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        Dictionarium latinogallicum multo locupletius, thesauro nostro recés excuso ita ex adverso respõdens, ut extra pauca quædam aut obsoleta, aut minus usitata vocabula, in hoc eadem sint omnia, eodem ordine, sermone patrio explicata: adiectis authoru appellationibus quas in superiore latinogallico prætermiseramus

      1546 Roberti Stephani, Lutetiae 1546 - Second edition, folio, pp. [4], 1376; [&#134;2] a-b8 c10 d-z8 A-Z8 2a-2z8 2A- 2R8; wood-engraved printer's mark and initials; 20th-century green marbled paper-covered boards, black gilt morocco spine label; tear to bottom fore- edge of title page has been recently repaired, 19th-century German institutional rubber stamp on upper cover, contemporary ownership inscription with contemporary ink cancellation below printer's mark; dampstaining to bottom textblock fore-edge, else very good and sound. Estienne's "pioneering" (Schreiber 87) dictionary, nearly twice as long as the first (1538) edition and its reprints, with additional references to authorities and rearrangements to make this Dictionarium correspond to the Thesaurus Latinae Linguae. Schreiber 87; Renouard 67, no. 12; Adams S1805; BM-STC French, p. 156. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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