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Displayed below are some selected recent viaLibri matches for books published in 1548
2009-03-11 21:14:42
PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius (after 83 - ca 168 AD).
Venice: Niccol� Bascarini for Giovanni Battista Pederzano, 1548 [colophon dated October 1547]. Venice: Niccolò Bascarini for Giovanni Battista Pederzano, 1548 [colophon dated October 1547]. 8vo (6-4/8 x 4-2/8 inches). Decorative woodcut side-borders to title-page, fine woodcut portrait of Ptolemy observing the heavens, 60 fine double-page copper-engraved maps by Giacomo Gastaldi, including 2 world maps (Shirley 87 and 88), embellished with sea-monsters, mermaids, ships, wild and unusual animals such as elephants and leopards etc., descriptive letterpress text and map numbers on rectos and versos of maps, woodcut illustrations and diagrams throughout, initials, and Pederzano's large woodcut device on colophon leaf 2D7r and verso of final leaf [Vaccaro Marche p.318, fig. 427]. With blank 2D8 (some occasional marginal soiling and spotting). Fine modern vellum over paste-boards, yapp fore-edges and green morocco lettering-piece on the spine by F.L. Wood. Provenance: Sir Leicester Harmsworth, his sale Sotheby's 9th of June 1952, lot 9239; anonymous sale Sotheby's 18th July 1961, lot 531; bought by Charles W. Traylen, Guildford, Surrey, for Christopher Henry Beaumont Pease, Lord Wardington (1924-2005), Library of Important Atlases and Geographies, with his bookplate on the rear paste-down. "THE VERY FIRST ATLAS OF THE NEW WORLD" (Nordenskiold). First edition in Italian of Ptolemy's Geographia, a compilation of what was known about the world's geography in the Roman Empire during his time (ca. 90-168 AD). The earliest known manuscripts of Ptolemy's Geographia date to about 1300. … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries - Aradernyc [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2009-03-08 01:14:25
Gesner, Konrad].
Basel, (Hieronymus Curio für Heinrich Petri), 1548. 4°. Mit breiter figürl. Holzschn.-Titelbordüre, einigen Holzschn.-Initialen u. einer Holzschn.-Schlußvignette. 544 nn. Bll. (dav. eines weiß), Mod. HPgmt. m. dreiseitigem Blauschnitt. Frühe Ausgabe dieses zuerst 1541 erschienenen griechisch-lateinischen Wörterbuches des Universalgelehrten Conrad Gesner (1516-65), das dieser auf Anregung des Basler Druckers Walder zusammenstellte. - Titel u. das letzte Bll. m. tlw. hinterl. Randläsuren bzw. -einrissen. Ein Bl. mit ergänztem Eckabriß (jeweils ohne Textverlust). Etw. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig u. tlw. schwach wasserrandig. - VD 16, G 1754; vgl. Adams G 547f. u. BM STC, German Books 358. Versand D: 9,80 EUR Gesner, Konrad, Conrad, Junius, Hadrianus, Adrianus, (Adriaen de Jonghe), Griechisch, Lateinisch, Graece, Wörterbuch, Wörterbücher
Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes [Graz, Austria]
2009-03-07 03:15:46
Giraldi, Lilio Gregorio. (Sometimes As Giraldus, Lilius Gregorius, 1479-1552)
Florentiae: Excudebat Laurentius Torrentinus, 1548. Florentiae: Excudebat Laurentius Torrentinus,, 1548. Eiusdem libellus quomodo quis ingrati nomen & crimen effugere possit, first edition; slightly taller than 15.5 cm., 143 pp. with colophon at end of text, "Excusum Florentiae in aedibus Laur. Torrentini XII. calend. Decemb. MDXLVIII."; later marbled paper covered boards faded at spine, age spotting on early and late leaves, most leaves have a light blurry outline of black specking, perhaps a very old mildew stain, there are a few instances of old ink marginalia, still a sound and entirely readable copy . Photos available upon request.
Bookseller: Zubal Books [U.S.A.]
2009-01-23 04:11:18
TERENTIUS P. (TERENZIO)
Venetia: CON PRIVILEGIO DEL ILLUSTR. SENATO VENETO PER ANNI X, 1548. Venetia: CON PRIVILEGIO DEL ILLUSTR. SENATO VENETO PER ANNI X. [VOLGARE-PRIMA EDIZIONE] (cm. 22,5) bel mezzo vitello sec. XIX, doppio tassello al dorso fregi in oro.-- cc. 4 nn., cc. 324. Capilettera figurati, elegante testo in corsivo inquadrato dal commento. Rara prima edizione italiana del Fabbrini, sfuggita all' ARGELATI "VOLGARIZZATORI" che cita solo le successive del 1556 e 1565. Un foro di tarlo interessa il margine di un centinaio di carte interne, sfiorando a volte il testo. Peraltro esemplare molto bello a grandi margini. FEDERICI "SCRITT. LATINI" p. 14; HAYM "LIBRI RARI" p. 340/2; ADAMS T 338; BM. STC. 665.[f41] . ottimo. Rilegato. prima edizione. 1548.
Bookseller: LIBRI ANTICHI E RARI FRANCESCO&CLAUDIA [AREZZO, Italy]
2008-12-04 09:07:01
[Gesner, Konrad].
Basel, (Hieronymus Curio für Heinrich Petri), 1548.. 4°. Mit breiter figürl. Holzschn.-Titelbordüre, einigen Holzschn.-Initialen u. einer Holzschn.-Schlußvignette. 544 nn. Bll. (dav. eines weiß), Mod. HPgmt. m. dreiseitigem Blauschnitt.. Frühe Ausgabe dieses zuerst 1541 erschienenen griechisch-lateinischen Wörterbuches des Universalgelehrten Conrad Gesner (1516-65), das dieser auf Anregung des Basler Druckers Walder zusammenstellte. - Titel u. das letzte Bll. m. tlw. hinterl. Randläsuren bzw. -einrissen. Ein Bl. mit ergänztem Eckabriß (jeweils ohne Textverlust). Etw. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig u. tlw. schwach wasserrandig. - VD 16, G 1754; vgl. Adams G 547f. u. BM STC, German Books 358.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes
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2008-11-13 09:27:01
D'AUILA, ALUIGI. - LUYS de AVILA y ZUNIGA.
Venetia (Venice), (Comin), 1548. Small 8vo. Cont. full vellum w. title and author written in ink in contemporary hand on back. Inner hinges cracked, and book block almost loose from binding. Sewing cords on back fully intact, thus keeping book block tight. First ab. 10 leaves w. some soiling, not heavy. Faint waterstaining throughout, but overall a nice copy. Three woodcut allegorical initials (ab. 3x3 cm.). Old owner's name in cont. hand on t-p.: "D. Gio: Guido Sirano.". (2), 63, (2) pp., pp. (64) - 103, (1) p. (colophon). ¶ First Italian translation, translated by the author, being the the first translation into any other language, of this popular work originally written and published in Sapnish in 1547 and 1548. The work, though very partial, became exceedingly popular, and within a period of a few years, the work was reprinted several times and translated into several languages. It was published in Latin twice in 1550 and in French the same year. The second Italian edition already appeard in 1549.<br>"Quoique écrit avec partialité, cet ouvrage obtient un grand succès dans sa nouveauté. Imprimé d'abord en Espagne en 1548, il fut, en peu d'années, réimprimé plusieurs fois." (Brunet I:588).<br>Brunet I:588, Greasse I:264, Adams A 2340.
Bookseller: Lynge & Søn ILAB-ABF [Copenhagen, Denmark]
2008-05-08 22:08:29
Holbein, Hans.
16th Century. Woodcut. From Cosmographie Universelle by Sebastian Munster, 1548-1556. 12 x 10 cm. on page 30 x 20 cm. .
Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books [San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.]
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