The viaLibri website requires cookies to work properly. You can find more information in our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Displayed below are some selected recent viaLibri matches for books published in 1546

        Gramaticae Institutiones Graecae. Eiusdem item sequentia Annotationes in nominum verborumque difficultates. Investigatio thematis in verbis anomalis, cum indice. Compendiosa et exacta Syntaxeos ratio. [Seguido de:] Meditationes Graecae in Artem Grammaticam

      Lyon: Lugduni, apud Guilielmum Rovilium, 1546. 4to. menor; 153 pp., 2 hs. + 53 pp. + 143 pp., 1 h. Ejemplar fatigado en conjunto. Encuadernación de la época en pergamino, sin lomera. Clenard, profesor de griego en Lovaina pasó a España para enseñar lenguas en la Universidad de Salamanca y murió en Granada a donde se había recluído para aprender árabe y estudiar las literaturas del Islam acompañado de Hernando Colón, el hijo del Almirante. La presente «Gramática», publicada por vez primera en 1530, permaneció en uso, por la claridad de sus explicaciones, hasta el Siglo XVIII, llegando a reimprimirse 300 veces.

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
 1.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        Valerii Maximi, Dictorum factorumq. Memorabilium exempla [foglia], Adiecto Indice Propriorum nominum, Rerumque memoria dignarum locupletissimo [marca tipogr.], Apud Seb. Gryphium, Lugduni (Lione), 1546 // [coloph. marca tipogr.].

      Grifio 1546 8° [cm. 16 × 10,5]; f. 1 di guardia, pp. 410 + 18 n.n. + 2 bianche n.n., f. 1 di guardia. Leg. seicentesca in piena perg. rigida con cartellino in pelle colorata impressa in oro sul dorso; taglio colorato. Capilettera decorati ai singoli libri. Note a penna sei-settecentesche alle pp. 28-31, 35, 39-42, 47-48. Un nome nel frontespizio a sinistra della marca tipografica e un foro a destra, provocato forse dalla cancellazione del cognome, restaurato anticamente, ripristinando anche, a penna, la piccola porzione di testo che era caduta sul verso.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Antenore Srl]
 2.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        De oratore CICERONIS ad Q. Fratrem libri III [marca tipogr.], Corrigente Paulo Manutio, Aldi filio. Venetiis, M.D.XLVI. // [Coloph.] Apud Aldi Filios. Venetiis. M.D.XLVI. // [marca tipogr.]. // [Segue:] De claris oratoribus, CICERONIS liber, qui inscribitur Brutus. Variae lectiones antiquis libris, & ex ingenio [marca tipogr.]. Corrigente Paulo Manutio, Aldi filio. Venetiis, M.D.XLVI. // [Coloph.] Apud Aldi Filios. Venetiis. M.D.XLVI. // [marca tipogr.]. // [Segue:] Orator CICERONIS ad M. Brutum [marca tipogr.], Corrigente Paulo Manutio, Aldi filio. Venetiis, M.D.XLVI. // [Coloph.] Apud Aldi Filios. Venetiis. M.D.XLVI. // [marca tipogr.].

      Manuzio Paolo 1546 8° [cm. 16,5 x 10]; cc. 136 + 1 n.n., 56, 45 + 3 n.n. Leg. coeva in piena pergamena floscia molto stanca, staccata, con fori di tarli e bruciature; titolo ad inchiostro sul dorso. Tracce di lacci di chiusura sui piatti. L'interno del dorso è stato rinforzato con strisce di pergamena ricavate da un manoscritto medievale. Le marche tipografiche sono state colorate a matita rosa. Fori di tarlo nell'angolo superiore interno dalla c. 1 della seconda parte, alla fine, senza danni al testo e da p. 45 della terza parte al piatto posteriore con minimo danno al testo. Aloni d'umidità ai fascicoli esterni; staccato l'ultimo fascicolo; per il resto piuttosto pulito. Brunet II 28; Graesse II 159; Renouard p. 136, 7.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Antenore Srl]
 3.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        Hypnerotomachie ou Discours du songe de Poliphile...

      Pour Iaques Keruer aux deux Cochetz, Rue S. Iaques 1546 FIRST EDITION THUS. Folio [vi] 157 [i]. Roman and Italic letter. Woodcut initials, title within engraved cartouche, between satyrs and "with terminal figures, cherubs, and scroll-work. Kerver's initials appear three times in the border, and at the foot are two turtles, a device of the printer, Louis Blaublom" (Harvard cit. infr.), additional device on verso of last. 13 full-page woodcuts, 181 in total. C16 Lyonese ex libris "Joann Baptae Palleron" on t.p., "Catherine De Seguin/ bonne fille" on verso of last, engraved armorial bookplate on front pastedown of Auguste Brölemann (1826-1904). Light age yellowing, t.p. and last a little browned, t.p. with a few ink spots, repaired tears to margin, no loss, a good, well-margined copy in C17 calf with panels double-ruled in gilt, spine in seven richly gilt comparments with raised bands, marbled endpapers, lacks label, a.e.r. FIRST of the FIRST FRENCH TRANSLATION of one of most famous illustrated books of the Italian Renaissance - the strangest if loveliest of earlier modern books; the Hypnerotomachia, ?a lovers struggle in a dream? is linguistically unique. Its extraordinary combination of Latin, Greek and Italian, probably invented for the work itself, was never spoken and never again attempted in print. The purpose of this allegorical humanistic text, much derived from Pliny, Ovid, Dante and Boccaccio, has been hotly debated, it is a very exotic confection dense with classical allusion, at one level about the secrets, pains and pleasures of a journey of love where reality and dreams combine, at another it is a sort of humanistic encyclopedia. Perhaps understandably for such a cutting edge volume its first apperance (1499) was not a commercial success and it was only the publication of the edition of 1545 that gave the work widespread popularity. This translation by Jean Martin a year later accrued even further renown for Poliphile, as well as emphasized the book's use to students of architecture, as Martin soon after translated Vitruvius and Alberti gaining a reputation for bringing antique architecture to bear upon the French style. Martin's translation contains reproductions of all earlier illustrations from the Aldine edition, with an additional fourteen woodcuts. "In general, the artists of the Kerver blocks seem to have regarded the Italian cuts as sketches to be reworked according to French techniques and taste, with shaded lines, elongated figures, and more lavish landscape and architectural detail. Fourteen subjects, all concerned with architecture, were added in the French edition. At least four distinct styles are represented in these French blocks...The work is frequently attributed to the elder Jean Cousin or Jean Gouon. The Goujon attribution is more presistent because of the emphasis on architecture and sculpture in the text and because of Goujon's association with Jean Martin....on the Vitruvius of 1547" (Harvard cit. infr.). Joannes Baptiste Palleron was a physician from Lyon who took his degree from the Faculty of Medicine at Montpellier in 1541. According to the Departmental Archives of the Gironde, Catherine De Seguin du Sejour (c. 1750s) was the daughter of Pierre-Roch Seguin du Sejour, lawyer and member of the Parliament of Toulouse. Mortimer, Harvard I. 145. Brunet IV 778. BM STC Fr. p. 119. Brun p. 156. Blunt, Anthony "The Hypnerotomachia Poliphili in 17th Century France", Journal of the Warburg Institute (Oct. 1937) 117-137.

      [Bookseller: Sokol Books Limited]
 4.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        Urbinatis Anglicae Historiae (Anglica Historia) Libri Vigintise

      Michael Isingrinium, Basil, 1546. Second Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Good Condition. Vellum with later rebacking in vellum, hinges cracked but cords attached, vellum worn and cracked in spots. Title page soiled, small dampstain, a few minor wormholes in the margins, old library marks to title verso and one other spot, pocket on rear pastedown. Occasional early marks and annotations in ink. Generally clean and a finely printed edition, with wide margins. Polydore Vergil of Urbino came to England in 1502 and commenced his history at the behest of Henry VII as early as 1505. The first edition was 1534 and it marks the beginning of true English historiography and remains a centrally influential document whether it be his depiction of Richard III and Cardinal Wolsey, his influence on Shakespeare (through Edward Hall and his chronicle) or his combative views on King Arthur. [2], 618, [36], printer's device from title page repeated on verso of final blank. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: History; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 042927. .

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
 5.   Check availability:     IOBABooks     Link/Print  


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

      Nuremberg: J. Montanus & U. Neuber, 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 Sch?, 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

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's Historyofscience.com ]
 6.   Check availability:     ABAA     Link/Print  


        Chronica regnorum aq vilonarium Daniae, Svetia, Norvagiae.

      Argentorati (apud Io. Schottum) 1546. (Kolofon 1548). Folio. (8),(1)-755,(13 sista blank) s. 1 helsides träsnitt vapenavbildning, 2 mindre träsnitt vapnavbildningar, träsnitts anfanger (bl.a. dödsdansmotiv, delvis efter Holbein). Samtida halvband, blindpressad skinnrygg på träpärmar. Skinnet går in halvvägs på pärmar. Professionellt renoverat främre fals och vid ryggens huvud. Spännen saknas. Liten lagad reva sista bladet. Delvis med smala ränder i yttre marginalen. Troligen efter färgning av snitt, svagt brunaktig ton. 32 x 21,5 cm

      [Bookseller: Antiquaria]
 7.   Check availability:     Antikvariat     Link/Print  


        I DIECI LIBRI DE L'ARCHITETTURA... Nouamente da la Latina ne la Volgar Lingua con molta diligenza tradotti (da Pietro Lauro).

      In-16 p. (mm. 165 x 108), p. pergam. mod., tit. ms. al dorso, 11 cc.nn., 1 c.b., 248 cc.num., marca tipografica al frontesp. e al verso dell?ultima carta inc. su legno, testo in carattere corsivo. ?Il contenuto di questa notevolissima opera dell?insigne umanista si ricollega nel suo profilo esteriore a Vitruvio, anche nel numero dei libri. I primi tre trattano di tutto ciò che nell?antico maestro è compreso nel concetto di "firmitas", scelta del terreno, materiali da costruzione, fondazioni; i libri IV-V l?"utilitas", cioè le varie sorta di edifici secondo la loro destinazione; il libro VI la bellezza architettonica ("venustas"); i libri VII-IX la costruzione dei fabbricati (VII: templi, cioè chiese, VIII: gli edifici pubblici, IX: gli edifici privati); il libro X l?idraulica (che è trattata nel libro VIII di Vitruvio). L?architettura militare e di fortificazione, che ebbe in Italia un notevolissimo sviluppo ed esercitò molti influssi anche al di là dei suoi confini, manca completamente nell?Alberti..; le macchine, di cui Vitruvio tratta estesamente nel IX e X libro, formano presso il suo successore un?aggiunta al VI libro?. Così Schlosser, pp. 121-122. "Edizione originale". Prima traduzione italiana del capolavoro dell?Alberti (1404-1472); è anche il primo trattato moderno di architettura in volgare. L?editio princeps dell?originale latino ?De re aedificatoria?, dedicata a Lorenzo il Magnifico, fu pubblicata soltanto nel 1485, dopo la sua morte. Cfr. Fowler,5 - Cicognara,373. Frontesp. e ultima carta restaur. per picc. manc., e con tracce d?uso; altri sapienti restauri per angoli mancanti su alc. cc., altrimenti esemplare ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
 8.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        A New, Authentic, and Complete Account of Voyages Round the World, Performed by Royal Authority. Containing a Complete Historical Account of Captain Cook?s First, Second, Third and Last Voyages, undertaken for making New Discoveries The Whole comprehendin

      4 of 6 volumes. Volume 1: i-ix]-372 pages with 23 plates, including frontispiece plate of Cook, and 4 folding maps; Volume II lacking; Volume 3: [793]-1184 pages with 11 plates, including frontispiece of Possession Bay, and 5 fold out maps; Volume IV: [1185]-1546 pages with 26 plates, including frontispiece of Woman, Child and Man of Van Diemen's Land, and 6 folding maps; Volume V: [1547]-1938 pages with 30 plates, including frontispiece of A View of Huaheine, and 8 folding maps; Volume VI lacking. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 1/2") bound in original full leather with red labels to spine with gilt lettering. Abridged by George William Anderson. An earlier Large folio edition by Anderson was published earlier. This edition originally issued in 80 weekly parts, and also called the Large octavo edition. (M K Beddie: 39) First edition of the bound edition.Captain James Cook RN was a British explorer, navigator and cartographer, ultimately rising to the rank of Captain in the Royal Navy. Cook made detailed maps of Newfoundland prior to making three voyages to the Pacific Ocean during which he achieved the first European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia and the Hawaiian Islands as well as the first recorded circumnavigation of New Zealand. Cook joined the British merchant navy as a teenager and joined the Royal Navy in 1755. He saw action in the Seven Years' War, and subsequently surveyed and mapped much of the entrance to the Saint Lawrence River during the siege of Quebec. This helped bring Cook to the attention of the Admiralty and Royal Society. This notice came at a crucial moment both in his personal career and in the direction of British overseas exploration, and led to his commission in 1766 as commander of HM Bark Endeavour for the first of three Pacific voyages. Cook charted many areas and recorded several islands and coastlines on European maps for the first time. His achievements can be attributed to a combination of seamanship, superior surveying and cartographic skills, courage in exploring dangerous locations to confirm the facts (for example dipping into the Antarctic Circle repeatedly and exploring around the Great Barrier Reef), an ability to lead men in adverse conditions, and boldness both with regard to the extent of his explorations and his willingness to exceed the instructions given to him by the Admiralty. Cook was killed in Hawaii in a fight with Hawaiians during his third exploratory voyage in the Pacific in 1779.Condition:Lacks volume II and VI. First signature of volume one loose, inner hinges cracked, some interior soiling, spine ends and corners of leather rubbed, some scuffing to leather else a good set.

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector]
 9.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        In Digestorum Seu Pandectarum Librum XII [and Two Others]

      1546. Alciati, Andrea [1492-1550]. In Digestorum Seu Pandectarum Librum XII qui De Rebus Creditis Primus est, Rubric. Si Certum Petatur, Commentarius: Longe Doctissimus Atque Utilissimus: Una cum Vocum ac Rerum Toto hoc in Libro Notabilium Indice Diligentissimo. Lyons: Apud Iacobum Giunta, 1546. 387, [21] pp. [Bound with] Alciati, Andrea. Parerga: Andreae Alciati Iurisconsulti Mediolanensis PARERGON Iuris Libri Tres, Cum Argumentis Capitum in Eosdem, & Indice Vocum, Rerum, Autoritatum, & Locorum Notatu Dignorum. Lyons: Apud Jacobum Giunctam, 1539. [xxxii], 190 pp. [And] Alciati, Andrea. De Singulari Certamine Liber: Eiusdem Consilium in Materia Duelli, Exceptum ex Libro Quinto Responsorum. Lyons: Apud Theobaldum Paganum, 1545. 111, [1] pp. Octavo (6-1/4" x 4-1/4"). Contemporary limp vellum with lapped edges, early hand-lettered titles to spine, top edge and front cover, ties lacking. Light soiling, rubbing to extremities with minor wear around spine ends and corners, vellum just beginning to crack through pastedowns. Attractive woodcut printer devices, colophons and decorated initials. Toning and light browning in places, early owner initials to title page of first title, interior otherwise clean. * Fourth, second and third editions respectively. The first title is a commentary on the Digest, Book XII, Title 1: "Things Credited Giving Rise to Fixed Claims and the Condictio." Parergon is a collection of "thought pieces" on miscellaneous topics in Roman law. The final volume is a collection of consilia on matters relating to dueling. It is derived from his Responsa, a multi-part collection of consilia on different topics. All editions of these titles are scarce. Digestorum: OCLC locates 3 copies; Parerga: OCLC locates 6 copies. Both of these imprints not listed in Adams, Roberts or the British Museum Catalogue; Singulari: OCLC locates 3 copies of this edition. Pazzaglini & Hawks, Consilia A-9.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
 10.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        De rerum inventoribus libri octo. [Ensemble] Marci Tullii Ciceronis sententiae illustriores, apophtegmata item & parabolae sive similia aliquot praeterea eiusdem piae sententiae

      Lugduni (Lyon) ; Lutetiae (Paris): Apud Seb. Gryphium ; Ex officina Roberti Stephani, 1546. relié. 2 tomes in 8 (10,2x16,6cm). Nouvelle édition pour le livre des inventions de Polydore Vergil et édition originale pour les sentences de Ciceron. belles impressions en Italiques. Marques de l'imprimeur sur la page de titre. L'édition de Cicéron est absente aux catalogues anglais. De rerum inventoribus fut mis à l'index et réédité en 1575 sous une forme expurgée et l'édition que nous présentons ne l'est donc pas. La première traduction française semble avoir paru en 1527 selon un exemplaire de l'université de Glasgow, bien qu'une donnée contradictoire donne 1528 comme date de la première édition française en latin par Robert Etienne. Brunet donne 1499 pour la date de la première édition. Demi Basane blonde marbrée début XIXe. Dos lisse à trois fleurons. Pièce de titre et de tomaison beige. Manque le papier de garde sur le plat supérieur du tome 1 et sur le plat inférieur du tome 2. Intérieur très frais. Le livre des inventions de Vergil eut un succès durable au XVIe siècle car il est le type même du livre sous la Renaissance, mêlant récits légendaires et sources historiques. Sous la forme d'articles, il est traité de toutes sortes d'inventions, du sel, de la poterie, de la peinture, du lin, de la musique… Le livre est aussi une histoire de la médecine et de la magie. Polydore Vergil a naturellement abondamment puisé dans les Anciens. Polydore Vergil (1470-1555) est né et mort à Urbino, après avoir étudié à Bologne et Padoue, il devint le secrétaire du duc d'Urbino et le chambellan d'Alexandre VI. Ses deux premiers écrits le rendirent célèbres et obtinrent une grande popularité 'Proverbiorum libellus' et 'De inventoribus rerum', traduite en français par 'Les inventeurs des choses'. En 1501 le pape l'envoya en Angleterre, devenant l'intime de Henri VII, ce dernier lui commanda une histoire d'Angleterre par lequel Polydore devint le premier historien moderne, ne se contentant pas d'établir une simple chronique mais étudiant les événements, ainsi il influença tous les historiens futurs et même shakespeare dans sa vision de l'histoire. Il revint dans son pays natal lors des changements religieux en Angleterre. (Encyclopédie Catholique). L'édition des maximes et sentences de Ciceron a été donné par Pierre Lagnier chez Robert Estienne. - Apud Seb. Gryphium ; Ex officina Roberti Stephani, Lugduni (Lyon) ; Lutetiae (Paris) _1546, 2 tomes in 8 (10,2x16,6cm), (48) 434pp. et 435-527p., relié. - relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
 11.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Catena in genesim ex authoribus ecclesiasticis plus minus sexaginta... accessit praeterea index quadruplex... parisiis, ex officina carolae guillard, 1546.

      In-folio (cm. 40), cc. (28) 434. Marchio tipografico al frontespizo, stemma al verso di quest'ultimo e molti capolettera decorati. legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida. Mancanze di pergamena al dorso, e tracce d'uso alla legatura, una piccola gora all'angolo di parte delle carte, peraltro esemplare genuino ed in buono stato di conservazione. Un timbro di biblioteca religiosa estinta al frontespizio. Luigi Lippomano (Venezia 1500-1559) considerato uno dei prelati più detti del Cinquecento, fu coadiutore allo zio Pietro Lippomano, vescovo di Bergamo. Partecipò al Concilio di Trento ed ebbe una intensa attività diplomatica. Prima edizione. Cfr. Adams L-749.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
 12.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        Gramaticae Institutiones Graecae. Eiusdem item sequentia Annotationes in nominum verborumque difficultates. Investigatio thematis in verbis anomalis, cum indice. Compendiosa et exacta Syntaxeos ratio. [Seguido de:] Meditationes Graecae in Artem Grammaticam

      Lyon: Lugduni, apud Guilielmum Rovilium, 1546. 4to. menor; 153 pp., 2 hs. + 53 pp. + 143 pp., 1 h. Ejemplar fatigado en conjunto. Encuadernación de la época en pergamino, sin lomera. Clenard, profesor de griego en Lovaina pasó a España para enseñar lenguas en la Universidad de Salamanca y murió en Granada a donde se había recluído para aprender árabe y estudiar las literaturas del Islam acompañado de Hernando Colón, el hijo del Almirante. La presente «Gramática», publicada por vez primera en 1530, permaneció en uso, por la claridad de sus explicaciones, hasta el Siglo XVIII, llegando a reimprimirse 300 veces.

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
 13.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        ORLANDO FURIOSO. Novissimamente alla sua integrita ridotto & ornato di varie figure...

      In-8 p. (mm. 218 x 145), p. pelle ottocentesca (dorso restaur.), cornice a secco e filetto dorato ai piatti, decoraz. a secco, filetti e tit. oro al dorso, tagli marmorizz., 264 cc.num., frontespizio ornato da una elegante cornice figurata con al centro l?impresa del Giolito; altra marca della Fenice al verso dell?ultima c.; testo in carattere corsivo, a 2 colonne. Dedica al Delfino di Francia. Questa "rarissima edizione" è molto ben illustrata, all?inizio dei 46 canti, da una vignetta e da una grande iniziale figurata, inc. su legno. ?Con alcune stanze del Signor Aluigi Gonzaga in lode del medesimo. Aggiuntovi per ciascun canto alcune allegorie?. Unito, con proprio frontesp., "Espositione di tutti i vocaboli et luoghi difficili, che nel libro si trovano". Con una brieve dimostratione di molte comparationi & sentenze dell?Ariosto in diversi auttori imitate. Raccolte da M. Lodovico Dolce, e da lui stesso corrette et ampliate in questa quarta editione?, 30 cc.nn., con ritratto dell?Ariosto al verso del frontespizio. Cfr. Bongi ?Annali di Giolito?,I, p. 126: ?Il "Furioso" fu l?opera più originale e la più universalmente gradita della letteratura italiana del ?500.. l?edizione del 1546 è anche questa rarissima (la prima del Giolito è del 1542). Agnelli-Ravegnani,I, p. 74: ?Edizione rarissima. Essa rappresenta la quarta delle ediz. in-4 del Giolito, ma sesta in rispetto alle ediz. precedenti (in-4 e in-8), delle quali per buona parte è una ristampa. Sole varianti le aggiunte del registro e delle 84 stanze, che seguitano la materia del "Furioso"?. Leggerm. corto del margine sup., alone margin. solo su 1 c., altrim. esemplare ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
 14.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        Opuscula mathematica; nunc primum in lucem aedita, cum rerum omnium notatu dignarum. Indice locupletissimo. Pagell huic proxime contigua, eorum catalogus est. [Volume 2:] Arithmeticorum libri duo, nunc primum in lucem editi. Cum rerum omnium notabilium. Indice copiossisimo.Venice: Franciscum Franciscium Senensem, 1575.

      First and only edition (see Rara Aritmetica) of the first clear statement of the principle of mathematical induction. <br/><br/> "Francesco Maurolico is generally recognized to have been one of the foremost mathematicians of the sixteenth century" (Rosen); Cajori has called him 'the greatest geometer of the sixteenth century'. Only a few of his many works were printed, the present volume containing the majority of his published scientific writings in eight treatises, each published here for the first time: <i> De sphaera liber unus </i>(in which he criticized Copernicus);<i> Computus Ecclesiasticus in summam collectus; Tractatus instrumentorum astronomicorum; Tractatus de lineis horariis; Euclidis propositiones elementorum; Musicae traditione; De lineis horariis; and Arithmeticorum. </i><br/><br/> "The greatest number of Maurolico's mathematical writings are gathered in the <i>Opuscula mathematica</i>; indeed, the second volume of that work, <i>Arithmeticorum libri duo</i>, is wholly devoted to that subject and contains, among other things, some notable research on the theory of numbers. This includes, in particular, a treatment of polygonal numbers that is more complete than that of Diophantus, to which Maurolico added a number of simple and ingenious proofs. L. E. Dickson has remarked upon Maurolico's argument that every perfect number is hexagonal, and therefore traingular, while Baldassarre Boncompagni noted his proof of a peculiarity of the succession of odd numbers... <br/><br/> "Among the topics related to mathematics in the Opuscula are chronology (the treatise 'Computus ecclesiasticus') and gnomonics (in two treatises, both entitled 'De lineis horariis,' one of which also discusses conics). The work also contains writing on Euclid's Elements... Of particular interest, too is a passage on a correlation between regular polyhedrons, which was commented upon by J.H.T. Müller, and later by Moritz Cantor" (DSB IX, 191). In Tractatus instrumentorum astronomicorum, Maurolico described the principal astronomical instruments and discussed their theory, use, and history-a subject similar to that treated in one of his first publications, the rare and little-known tract Quadrati fabrica et eius usus (Venice, 1546). <br/><br/> Several of the results on polygonal and square numbers in the Arithmeticorum are proved by making use of the principle of mathematical induction (e.g. Book I, Proposition 15), the first time this principle had been clearly stated. Pascal, who used induction extensively in his Traité du Triangle Arithmetique, learned of the principle from Maurolico, for in the proof of one proposition he writes 'Cela est aisé par Maurolic'. It had in fact been used earlier by Euclid, Levi ben Gerson and others, but without clearly stating the principle involved. The term 'induction' was first used in this context by John Wallis in 1655. <br/><br/> The manuscript of the book was sent to the bookseller Giovanni Comisino in Venice in 1569, but the book was not in press until November 1574. Even then there were further delays, and the book was not finally published until 26 July 1575, four days after Maurolico's death. Some bibliographies mention editions of 1574, 1580 and 1585, but in 'The Editions of Maurolico's mathematical works' (Scripta Mathematica 24 (1959) 59-76), Edward Rosen has shown that there was only one edition of the Opuscula and its 'companion piece' the Arithmeticorum (though one or two of the works were reprinted separately later). See also Smith's Rara Arithmetica, p.349-50. <br/><br/> Maurolico's family came from Greece, from which they had fled to Sicily to escape the Turks. Maurolico learned Greek, as well as astronomy, from his father. In 1521 he was ordained priest, and in 1550 the governor of Messina conferred upon Maurolico the abbey of Santa Maia del Parto. Maurolico also held a number of civil commissions in Messina, and like his father became master of the Messina mint. Most importantly, he gave public lectures on mathematics at the University of Messina, where he was appointed professor in 1569. Maurolico himself referred to a vast literary production, but only a few of his works were printed, although these are enough to show him to have been an outstanding scholar. In addition to writing his own books, Maurolico translated, commented upon, reconstructed, and edited works by a number of ancient authors, including Apollonius, Archimedes, Autolycus, Menelaus and Theodosius. <br/><br/> Honeyman 2182; Smith, Rara Arithmetica, p.349-50; Adams M919; Macclesfield 1344; Riccardi II, 141. On the use of the principle of mathematical induction by Maurolico, see G. Vacca: "Maurolycus, the First Discover of the Principle of Mathematical Induction," Bulletin of the American Mathematial Society, 16 (1909-1910) 70-73.. Two volumes bound as one (as issued). 4to: 214 x 160 mm. Pp. [20], 285; [1: blank], [8], 175, [1], [18]. Large printer's device on each title, woodcut initials and type ornaments, numerous woodcut diagrams in text and margins. Contemporary limp vellum, spine heavely worn but entirely unrestored. Title page with numerous contemporary inscriptions and ancient stamp. In all a fine unsophisticated copy

      [Bookseller: Sophia Rare Books]
 15.   Check availability:     Antikvariat     Link/Print  


        P. Ovidii Nasonis Amatoria. Quorum Indicem sequens continet pagella.

      Nicolaus Brylingerus, Basel 1546. 12mo. 407+(1) page. Woodcut printer's device on title-page. Contemporary binding of soft blindtooled pigskin. Endpapers and title-label on spine renewed congenially. Owner's ink-stamp on front fly-leaf. Old name (1631) on another front flyleaf vellum bindings. Apart from a few wormholes, a well-preserved copy.. *

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
 16.   Check availability:     Antikvariat     Link/Print  


        LE OCCORRENZE HUMANE PER NICOLO LIBURNIO COMPOSTE. Con Privilegio di N.S. Papa Paolo III. Et dell'Illustrissima Signoria di Vinegia.

      In-16 p. (mm 155x87), p. pergam. coeva (risg. rifatti), cc.nn. 12, cc.num. 5-147 (mal numerate 146), cc.nn. 2, con l?ancora aldina al frontesp. e al verso dell?ultima carta, testo in corsivo. Le diciotto 'Occorrenze' che compongono l'opera sono introdotte da una tavola che ne espone brevemente il molteplice contenuto, dalla ?incertitudine d'Astrologia?, alla ?nobiltà, dignità, maestrati, et gouerni di città? fino all?ultima che comprende una raccolta di ventisei epitaffi di donne ed uomini illustri. "Prima e rara edizione". ?Nel brano di dedica delle "Occorrenze humane", Niccolò Liburnio (1474-1557) descrive particolarità occorse ed osservate nei suoi numerosi viaggi in Francia, Inghilterra, Fiandre, Siria e a Bruges, dove ebbe modo di incontrare per la seconda volta Erasmo da Rotterdam, conosciuto a Venezia nel 1508, quando era correttore di greco e latino per Aldo Manuzio; nelle stesse pagine informa il lettore di essere stato al servizio di vari patrizi veneziani?. Così Diz. Biografico Italiani, LXV; p. 66. Cfr. Gamba,1478: ?Dopo il frontesp. è una lunga Prefazione dell?Autore a Luigi Pisani, vescovo eletto di Padova e poi cardinale? - Renouard,5, p.135: ?Ce volume est devenu assez rare? - Adams,I,653. Esempl. ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
 17.   Check availability:     MareMagnum     Link/Print  


        Bermannus, sive de re metallica. Ab accurata autoris recognitione & emendatione nunc primum editus. Cum nomenclatura rerum metallicarum

      Valentinus Papa Leipzig: Valentinus Papa, 1546. Rare Leipzig printing of Agricola&#146;s first book devoted to mining, a pioneer delineation of mining and metallurgy (DSB), and of particular interest for the study of occupational diseases.

      [Bookseller: Martayan Lan, Inc. ]
 18.   Check availability:     ABAA     Link/Print  


        In Digestorum Seu Pandectarum Librum XII [and Two Others]

      1546. Alciati, Andrea [1492-1550]. In Digestorum Seu Pandectarum Librum XII qui De Rebus Creditis Primus est, Rubric. Si Certum Petatur, Commentarius: Longe Doctissimus Atque Utilissimus: Una cum Vocum ac Rerum Toto hoc in Libro Notabilium Indice Diligentissimo. Lyons: Apud Iacobum Giunta, 1546. 387, [21] pp. [Bound with] Alciati, Andrea. Parerga: Andreae Alciati Iurisconsulti Mediolanensis PARERGON Iuris Libri Tres, Cum Argumentis Capitum in Eosdem, & Indice Vocum, Rerum, Autoritatum, & Locorum Notatu Dignorum. Lyons: Apud Jacobum Giunctam, 1539. [xxxii], 190 pp. [And] Alciati, Andrea. De Singulari Certamine Liber: Eiusdem Consilium in Materia Duelli, Exceptum ex Libro Quinto Responsorum. Lyons: Apud Theobaldum Paganum, 1545. 111, [1] pp. Octavo (6-1/4" x 4-1/4"). Contemporary limp vellum with lapped edges, early hand-lettered titles to spine, top edge and front cover, ties lacking. Light soiling, rubbing to extremities with minor wear around spine ends and corners, vellum just beginning to crack through pastedowns. Attractive woodcut printer devices, colophons and decorated initials. Toning and light browning in places, early owner initials to title page of first title, interior otherwise clean. * Fourth, second and third editions respectively. The first title is a commentary on the Digest, Book XII, Title 1: "Things Credited Giving Rise to Fixed Claims and the Condictio." Parergon is a collection of "thought pieces" on miscellaneous topics in Roman law. The final volume is a collection of consilia on matters relating to dueling. It is derived from his Responsa, a multi-part collection of consilia on different topics. All editions of these titles are scarce. Digestorum: OCLC locates 3 copies; Parerga: OCLC locates 6 copies. Both of these imprints not listed in Adams, Roberts or the British Museum Catalogue; Singulari: OCLC locates 3 copies of this edition. Pazzaglini & Hawks, Consilia A-9.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ]
 19.   Check availability:     ABAA     Link/Print  

______________________________________________________________________________


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service      Privacy     


Copyright © 2018 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.