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        Michlol Yofi.

      Constantinople Moseh ben Elazar Parnas 1549 - First edition, folio, (30 x 21.5 cm); 191 ll., title within woodcut border decorated with floral motifs; some browning and light foxing, some ink marginalia in Italian and Hebrew, ink stamp on title and final leaf, some staining (mostly marginal) towards end. Modern blue morocco. Some water staining to the lower margin of several pages, occasional light staining to other pages; occasional hardwritten remarks on margins in ink in old Hebrew writing. A detailed grammatical commentary on the 24 books of the Old Testament, taken mainly from the works of Rabbi David Kimchi (the Radak, 1160-1235) who wrote a grammatical text similarly entitled 'Michlol'. This work was reprinted at Salonika in 1567, then in Amsterdam in 1661 and 1668 with notes by Jacob Abendana, Hacham (Esteemed Torah Scholar) of London from 1680 until his death in 1695. Included at the end of this text are poems in praise of the book by Shelomoh ben Mazzal Tov and Abraham ben Efrayim Sangi. Adams S1418; Steinschneider 2372; Vinograd, Const. 199; Yaari, Const. 148; Zedner 729.

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        Studentes, comoedia de vita studiosorum

      Peter Horst. 8vo. (48) leaves. With the printer's device on the title-page. Boards, some very light browning, but a fine, nearly uncut copy.VERY RARE EDITION of Stymmelius' morality play on the university life. It became a great success right from its first appearance in 1549 and was reprinted twenty-one times until the end of the century (cf. G. Voss, Christoph Stummel: "Studentes, comoedia de vita studiosorum', in: "Jahresbericht über das Königliche Kaiser-Wilhelms-Gymnasium zu Aachen für das Schuljahr 1898/99", Aachen, 1899, p. 1-12). At the end of the volume is printed a long poem by Stymmelius Iudicium Paridis.In his comedy Stymmelius introduces three young students on the stage: the assiduous Philomates, and two of his idle fellows, Acolastus and Acrates, who are going to spent their time and money with girls and gambling. Though the plot is not really original and Stymmelius sporadically borrowed from Gulielmus Gnaphaeus' Acolastus (1526), nevertheless Stymmelius' comedy is very im-portant for giving a vivid and faithful picture of the students' life in a German university of the six-teenth century, and furthermore expressing the educational intention of its author (cf. K.G. Konrad, Die deutsche Studentenschaft in ihrem Verhältnis zu Bühne und Drama, Berlin, 1912, pp. 74-77; see also W.F. Michael, Das deutsche Drama der Reformationszeit, Bern, 1984, pp. 104-106; and C. Dietl, Neo-Latin Humanist and Protestant Drama in Germany, in: "Neo-Latin Drama and Theatre in Early Modern Europe", J. Bloemendal e H.B. Norland, eds., Leiden, 2013, pp. 155-157)."Stummel - who had studied dramatic technique with his professor, the Terence commentator Jodocus Wil-lich – had both a gift for astute observation and enough good sense to realize that success on the school stage required proof of sound moral application. Stummel's Studentes was performed twice at Wit-tenberg. Among the guests of honor was Melanchthon, who bestowed upon it the attribute "elegantissima', praise that referred both to the Latin dialogues fasgioned after Terence and Plautus and to the proof that the young author obviously was well-read" (M. Berthold, The History of World Theater from the Beginnings to the Baroque, New York, 1991, p. 376)."Im Jahre 1549 hatte der neunzehnjährige Student Christoph Stymmel aus Frankfurt a/Oder... das lateinische Schauspiel "Studentes' geschrieben. In der Parabel vom verlorenen Sohn knüpft er das Schicksal verschieden gearteter Studenten. Es sind der fleissige Philamathes und seine Jugendfreunde Acolatus und Acratus. Der eine der beiden vergeudet alles mit Wei-bern, der andere ist ein Spieler. Natürlich siegt in Philamathes die Tugend. Acolatus muss das Mädchen heiraten, das er entehrt hat. Acratus bestiehlt seinen Vater, um seine Spielschulden zu bezahlen. Über eine der üblichen Sauf- und Raufszenen berichte in diesen "Studentes' ein Student: "Bis ein Uhr früh haben wir gestern Abend getrunken und waren so berauscht, dass wir kaum noch stehen konnten, ja zur Erde selbst wie taumelnd stürzten, Fallsüchtigen ähnlich. Als wir des Trinkens satt geworden, ging es auf den Markt. Zuerst kam uns entgegen ein ungeheurer Gnotenschwarm, der mit gezückten Schwertern auf uns sich stürzte. Da schlugen wir mit mutigem Sinn, dass sie besiegt uns endlich den Rücken zeigten, viele auch so schwer verwundet, dass kaum noch Lebenshoffnung übrig ist. Bald durch den Lärm gerufen, stürzte sich auf uns der Wache Schar, in Waffen blitzend. Auch diese wurde in die Flucht gejagt. Traun, vor Lachen wäre ich fast gestorben, als die, denen noch das Heil der Stadt vertraut ist, so schändlich flohen'. Stymmels Stück fand über-grossen Beifall. Melanchthon liess es "zum grossen Gefallen der Gelarten' zweimal in Wittenberg auf-führen. Dieses Ansehen erbte sich fort, so dass es nachweisbar noch in 21 Ausgaben vorhanden ist" (M. Bauer, Sittengeschichte des deutschen Studententums, Dresden, 1926, p. 140-141)."Stymmel richtet das Stück in seinem an die Konsuln und Senatoren der Stadt Frankfurt adressierten Dedikationsbrief an die Väter und Söhne, Die Kinder sollen durch das Schicksal des Aco-lastus und des Acrates von den Verführungen der Freizügigkeit des Sudentenlebens gewarnt warden. Den Vätern will Stymmel an negative Beispiel der "patres' in seinem Drama vorführen, dass sie sich ihren studierenden Kinder gegenüber weder zu grosszügig noch zu sparsam zeigen sollen" (Th.Brüggemann e O. Brunken, Handbuch zur Kinder- und Jugendliteratur. Vom Beginn des Buchdrucks bis 1570, Stuttgart, 1987, col. 511-512).VD 16, S-9848 (two copies); USTC, no. 694784 (two copies); P. Bahlmann, Die lateinischen Dramen von Wimphelings "Stylpho': bis zur Mitte des sechzehnten Jahrhunderts, 140-1550, Münster, 1893, p. 99, 1/I; L. Bradner, A Check-list of Original Neo-Latin Dramas by Continental Writers Printed Before 1650, in: "Publications of the Modern Language Association", 58/3, 1943, p. 628; Th. Brüggemann e O. Brunken, op. cit., col. 1200; F.R. Lachmann, Die "Studentes' des Christophorus Stymmelius und ihre Bühne, Leipzig, 1926, p. 55..

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        Il Gello sopra un sonetto di m. Franc. Petrarca. [-Il Gello sopra donna mi viene spesso nella mente di m. F. Petrarca].

      s.n, 1549. 2 volumi in 1 in-8° (cm. 16,8), legatura del XIX secolo in m. pelle con titolo e decorazioni in oro al dorso (lievissime abrasioni ai piatti); pp. 89 [3 bb.]; 44 [4 bb.] in buono stato, in corsivo, titolo inquadrato in ricca cornice silografica al recto e ritratto silografico dell'autore al verso dei frontespizi, capilettera istoriati; minuscolo segno di tarlo al margine interno di un paio di fascicoli, lievi fioriture; carte dell'ultimo fascicolo della seconda opera (pp. 35-44) probabilmente facsimilate con abilità. «Edizione originale bella e rara» [Poggiali 309 e 311] di entrambe le opere, la prima dedicata a Livia Torniella contessa Borromea, la seconda all'amico Lorenzo Pasquali. Cfr. Gamba 501-502. Buon esemplare.

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        Le vite de i dodici Visconti prencipi di Milano [..].

      appresso Gabriel Giolito di Ferrarii, 1549. In-8° (cm. 16,2), legatura coeva in p. pergamena floscia tratta dal verso di un più antico manoscritto, titolo anticamente ms. al dorso e al taglio superiore; cc. 120 in buono stato, marca tipografica al frontespizio, capilettera in silografia; antica nota ms. al risguardo e antiche sporadiche annotazioni n.t., lievi fioriture diffuse. Prima edizione italiana. Cfr. Gamba 1430n.; Graesse III, 490. Raro. Buon esemplare genuino.

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        HORAE, use of Rome, in Latin. Horae in Laudem beatissimae virginis Mariae, ad usum Romanum

      Paris: Regnault and Claude Chaudiére, 1549. 4to (230 x 158 mm). Collation: a-y8. 176 leaves. Roman types, printed in red and black. Ruled in red. Renaissance woodcut title-border of termini and festoons, printers' device (Colines' Time with his scythe); 14 FULL-PAGE WOODCUTS, combining illustration and architectural frame on a single block, from the Tory atelier (perhaps Jacquemin Woeiriot, three blocks signed with the Lorraine cross, four others similarly signed in the prior Colines state); every text-page within a four-block woodcut or metalcut border, repeated throughout: 12 are outline borders in Geoffroy Tory's Italianate style, 8 black arabesque borders in the niello manner. Binding: contemporary Parisian gold-tooled calf over pasteboard, the sides decorated to a complex design of intersecting curved double fillets, with gouges and open tools, the ribbons painted black, green and white à la cire, name of the original owner, IANE PETITROUX, lettered in gilt in the center of both covers, flat spine decorated with the repetition of a large hatched floral tool, gilt and gauffered edges; gilt morocco pull-off case. Paint flaked, extreme corners repaired or worn, joints restored, renewed split in front joint. Provenance: Jeanne Petitroux (binding); Henri-Auguste Brölemann (armorial bookplate, shelf label and inscription); Maggs Bros. (cat. 484, no. 354); Fritz Kreisler (Parke-Bernet Galleries 27 Jan. 1949, lot 170); purchased from John F. Fleming 1962. RARE EDITION of the Tory-inspired Book of Hours that was first published by Simon de Colines in 1543, reissued by his successors Regnault I and his son Claude Chaudiére. The same blocks were used for the illustrations and borders, from four of which the Lorraine cross signature was removed, presumably because Tory's shop was no longer active. These two editions are among the finest examples of French Renaissance printed book decoration. Particularly striking are the black arabesque borders, which recall niello-filled metal engraving as well as artists' pattern books of the period. The male portrait in the border of the Raising of Lazarus cut on m1v represents François I, according to Mortimer, the female portrait probably Eleanor of Austria. No other binding executed for the original female owner, Jeanne Petitroux, has been found. Similar designs and the large open tool above and under the name can be seen on bindings by Wotton Binder B and the Cupid's Bow Binder, but do not allow a positive identification. Adams L-1046; Fairfax Murray French 280; cf. Harvard/Mortimer French 306. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow.

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        La circe.

      [appresso Lorenzo Torrentino], 1549. In-8° (cm.16,2), elegante legatura dei primi del XIX secolo in p. pelle bordò con decorazioni in oro ai piati e al dorso (lievi usure), titolo in oro al dorso, luogo di stampa in oro (successivo), tagli dorati e risguardi marmorizzati, dentelles; pp. 266 [1] [3bb] con frontespizio silografico e ritratto dell'autore al suo verso; lievi fioriture sparse; antiche sottolineature a pochissime carte; alcune abrasioni alle prime carte con fastidio al ritratto e alla dedicatoria a Cosimo de Medici. Prima edizione di questa celebre e fortunata opera. Cfr. Adams G333; Gamba 491; Moreni 96. Esemplare più che discreto.

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        Grecé & latiné simul iam, in eorum qui pariter & geographiæ et utriusque linguæ studiosi sunt, gratiam editi: olim quidem, ut putatur, à Guarino Veronensi, & Gregorio Trifernate in latinum conversi: ac deinde Conrad I Heresbachij opera ad eius generis autorum fidem recogniti: nunc verò postremùm, eruditorum aliquot industria ac studio, quorum in præfatione fit mentio, ab innumeris, quibus æquè & græcum exemplar & latina translatio scatebant, medis repurgati.

      Accessit rerum et verborum memorabilium locupletisz. index. Basel, per Henrichum Petri, 1549, mense augusto. Folio. (32),797,(1,1 blank,1) s. Tryckarmärke i träsnitt på sista sidan. Litet träsnitt på s. 782. Samtida ngt nött och lite solkigt svinläderbd med upphöjda bind, rikt blindpressade pärmar och bevarade spännen. Främre falsen med spricka nederst. Spridda fläckar av olika slag. Titelbladet med något solkiga marginaler och en fuktrand nedtill som sedan återkommer här och där de första femhundra sidorna. Bläckfläck på s. 95 och några större fläckar på s. 657-60. Ett litet maskhål från s. 355 växer sig större och kompletteras från s. 671 med flera växande maskhål som blir ett stort maskhål de sista tjugo sidorna, alla i nedre marginalen. De stör dock inte texten. Mängder av samtida understrykningar och marginalanteckningar på både latin och grekiska samt flera små vackra pekande händer. Sista sidan fullskriven med delvis överstrukna kluddiga samtida anteckningar. Liten grekisk anteckning på försättsbladet. Titelbladet med bortskrapad gammal namnteckning nedtill och anteckning "Ex bibliotheca patris, Matth. Floderus, Upsaliæ 1788". På frampärmens insida E. A. Almquists namnteckning från 1794 och Wilhelm Malms namnteckning daterad Uppsala den 3 mars 1835. Med And. Perssons i Västerås lilla exlibrisetikett. Trevlig och intressant volym. VD16 S 9344. En snarlik edition med endast (8) sidor i början trycktes också. Grekisk-latinsk parallelltext i spalter. Träsnittet på s. 782 är en liten karta där man ser Libyen med Kartago och Nilen, vilka dock ligger alldeles för nära varandra. Strabo (omkring 63 f.kr.-21 e.kr.) var grekisk geograf vars enda fullständiga bevarade arbete är denna hans utomordentligt värdefulla geografi i 17 böcker. En rundresa kring östra Medelhavet gav honom förstahandskunskaper om dessa områden vilka han kunde utnyttja i sin geografiska beskrivning som också innehåller information om litteratur och kulturhistoria, medicin och naturhistoria. Vid sidan av sina egna erfarenheter byggde Strabo på äldre författare som Eratosthenes, Poseidonios m.fl. De första böckerna avhandlar västra Europa, Storbritannien, Gallien, Bretagne, Italien, Sicilien, Sardinien och Korsika. I bok sju beskrivs nordöstra delarna av Europa medan bok åtta och nio handlar om Grekland. Beskrivningen av Asien inleds i bok elva med huvudvikten på Mellanöstern. Utöver det beskrivs Assyrien, Indien, Babylonien, Mesopotamien, Arabien etc. Den sista boken behandlar Egypten och Afrika. Matthias Floderus (1766-1822) utnämndes efter en akademisk karriär 1797 till kyrkoherde i Rasbo och Kil i Uppsala ärkestift. Han var en stor samlare och vän till Claes Fleming och C. C. Gjörwell. Eric Abraham Almquist (1767-1830) var biskop i Härnösand. Hans bibliotek såldes på auktion i Uppsala 1832.

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        Le Lettere. Intitolate à Monsi.or d'Aras.

      In Vinegia, nella bottega d'Erasmo di Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1549, in-8, mezza tela e cartone moderno. Marca tipografica (ripetuta) e numerose iniziali incise in legno. Alcune annotazioni in penna di mano antica. Minimi forellini di tarlo su poche carte. Prima edizione. British pag. 659

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        La nobiltà delle donne... -

      Venezia, Giolito, 1549. In-8 picc. Legatura del '600 in vitellino chiaro, filetti dorati sui piatti, dorso con nervi e fregi oro; dorso restaurato, cerniere un po' usate. Marca tipografica sul frontespizio ed in fine, e qualche iniziale istoriata. (10), 272, (4) ff. + (2) ff. di errata; internamente fresco esemplare. Rara prima edizione. Il libro è composto da cinque lunghi dialoghi in cui vari letterati, uomini e donne, discutono dei meriti del gentil sesso. L'opera è ripiena di curiose osservazioni, come quelle sul matrimonio che Domenichi consiglia a dottori, leggisti e medici, meno agli astrologi, umanisti e grammatici - perché troppo impegnati negli studi e poco adatti alla vita domestica - mentre considera cattivi mariti i filosofi, occupati di notte a meditare su strane idee ed utopie! L'ultimo dialogo contiene notizie sulle più virtuose e belle donne del tempo in diverse città d'Italia. «... de' molti libri usciti nel cinquecento in difesa e lode del sesso femminile, il presente è uno dei più ampi...» (Bongi, Giolito, 247). Erdmann 29. First edition of an important work in praise of women, containing interesting biographical details on various Italian ladies noteworthy for their virtue or beauty, and many curious observations, such as those on the qualities of marriage depending on the husband's profession. Printer's device on title and some decorative initials. A fresh copy bound in 17th century calf, spine repaired, joints starting.

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        DER HEILIGEN XII

      Wittenberg: Georg Rhau, 1549. FIRST EDITION. This elusive work features a major suite of wood engravings by a leading artist of the German Renaissance, vividly depicting the martyrdoms suffered by Christ's Apostles, the "Holy 12" of the title. Court painter to Frederick, elector of Saxony, and friend of Martin Luther, Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553) is described by Britannica as the "chief pictorial propagandist of the Protestant cause in Germany." His reputation drew other artists to Wittenberg, and Muther observes that the city "achieved its position in the history of book illustration by virtue of Martin Luther and Lucas Cranach." He is best known today as an engraver, and the present woodcuts demonstrate his merit. Originally designed in 1514 and used once before (in a 1539 work on the Apostle's Creed), they are full of movement and detail, showing the various brutal deaths of the Apostles--by crucifixion, beheading, and in the case of the unfortunate Simon, by being sawn in half--before jeering crowds. In the sermon printed here at the front of the volume, Lutheran preacher Pollicarius (1524-67) explains how the lives and deaths of the Apostles can be a source of inspiration and instruction to Christians (while Lutherans had abolished the cult of the saints, they were still devoted to the Apostles). Accompanying each plate is a line linking back to the prefatory sermon and then a brief passage describing the image, often including scriptural citations of the event portrayed. Pollicarius studied under Luther at Wittenberg and wrote the first biography of his teacher, which he published together with Luther's assembled writings after the latter's death. Wittenberg printer Georg Rhau (1488-1548) was important to the success of the Protestant Reformation. In addition to producing religious texts, he was a composer and one of the leading music publishers in Germany. This is an extremely rare book: apart from the present item, we were able to trace no copy on the market since 1947.. 285 x 192 mm. (11 1/4 x 7 1/2"). [11] leaves. FIRST EDITION. Recent unadorned retrospective calf by Courtland Benson. Title page framed by woodcut figures of the 12 Apostles, 13 WOODCUTS BY LUCAS CRANACH (signed with his shield) depicting the Apostles and Saint Paul, and two additional woodcuts of the Creation and the Resurrection. VD 16 P-4031. Small portion of inner margin at bottom of title page renewed (well away from images and text), margins faintly smudged and thumbed, printed on paper not of the highest quality (or perhaps washed) and now no longer crisp, strength of illustration impressions varies, but a copy without any fatal flaws of an excessively rare book to be welcomed in any condition. This elusive work features a major suite of wood engravings by a leading artist of the German Renaissance, vividly depicting the martyrdoms suffered by Christ's Apostles, the "Holy 12" of the title. Court painter to Frederick, elector of Saxony, and friend of Martin Luther, Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553) is described by Britannica as the "chief pictorial propagandist of the Protestant cause in Germany." His reputation drew other artists to Wittenberg, and Muther observes that the city "achieved its position in the history of book illustration by virtue of Martin Luther and Lucas Cranach." He is best known today as an engraver, and the present woodcuts demonstrate his merit. Originally designed in 1514 and used once before (in a 1539 work on the Apostle's Creed), they are full of movement and detail, showing the various brutal deaths of the Apostles--by crucifixion, beheading, and in the case of the unfortunate Simon, by being sawn in half--before jeering crowds. In the sermon printed here at the front of the volume, Lutheran preacher Pollicarius (1524-67) explains how the lives and deaths of the Apostles can be a source of inspiration and instruction to Christians (while Lutherans had abolished the cult of the saints, they were still devoted to the Apostles). Accompanying each plate is a line linking back to the prefatory sermon and then a brief passage describing the image, often including scriptural citations of the event portrayed. Pollicarius studied under Luther at Wittenberg and wrote the first biography of his teacher, which he published together with Luther's assembled writings after the latter's death. Wittenberg printer Georg Rhau (1488-1548) was important to the success of the Protestant Reformation. In addition to producing religious texts, he was a composer and one of the leading music publishers in Germany. This is an extremely rare book: apart from the present item, we were able to trace no copy on the market since 1947.

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        Emblemas de Alciato. Traducidos en rhimas españolas por Bernardino Daza Pinciano.

      [Lyon, por Mathia Bonhome, 1549]. 4to. menor; ejemplar falto de portada, 256 pp., 3 hs. Faltan las siguientes páginas: 21/22 (emblemas 3 y 4), 67/68 (emblemas 45 y 46), 113/114 (emblemas 83 y 84), 119/120 (emblemas 89 y 90); Segunda Parte: 175/176 (emblemas 21 y 22), 183/184 (emblemas 28 y 29), 241-246 (emblemas 82 a 87), 251-254 (emblemas 92 a 95). Encuadernación del siglo XIX en media piel.

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        De Oratore Libri III.

      Venetiis Apud Hieronymum Scotum, 1549. 102 leaves followed by Printers device pp. Waterstains on endpapers. Bound in a contemporary full vellum with goldline decoration on boards, Old titel on spine 16x11 cm. Owners bookplate on inside frontboard. Titelpage repaires for old cut at lower part, no loss of printing. 17051013

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        Augustini Niphi Medicis Libri duo, De pulchro, primus. De amore, secundus.

      - Lugduni, Godefridum & Marcellum Beringos [Lyon, Godefroy et Marcellin Beringen], 1549. In-8, plein vélin souple de l'époque, 277, (3) p., tranches ciselées. Deuxième édition de ce rare traité sur la beauté et l’amour, composé par l’humaniste, philosophe et universitaire italien Agostino Nifo (1473-1539?). "Après la réhabilitation des sens, Nifo confère au plaisir corporel, procuré par la beauté, une valeur inédite: non seulement le plaisir est légitime en lui-même mais il totalise l’ensemble des jouissances humainement possibles. Par-là, l’auteur libère l’amour humain, cupido, de l’accusation de bestialité sous-tendue par la hiérarchie ficinienne des trois amours ( ). Le ‘De Pulchro et amore’ donne une expression philosophique aux aspirations sensuelles des traités du XVIe siècle" (Constance Malard). D’abord défenseur d’un averroïsme sans concession, Nifo élabora une synthèse originale entre un aristotélisme éclectique et un néo-platonisme qu’il poussa dans ses derniers retranchements. Sa polémique avec Pomponazzi sur l’immortalité de l’âme le rendit célèbre. L’ouvrage est dédié à Jeanne d’Aragon. Cf. l’édition critique donnée par Laurence Boulègue, éd. des Belles Lettres, 2011. (Adams, N-288. Baudrier, ‘Bibliographie lyonnaise’, III, 48). Provenance: La bibliothèque lyonnaise de Justin Godart (1871-1956), homme politique et philanthrope, avec son ex-libris gravé. Signature autographe ancienne sur la tranche supérieure: "Capuccini". Quelques auréoles et pliures à quelques feuillets. Biffure ancienne à la page de titre avec une petite perforation due à la plume. Manques de vélin au dos, les nerfs sont apparents. Bon exemplaire, relié à l’époque. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        ENCHIRIDION LOCORUM COMMUNIUM ADVERSUS LUTHERUM, & Alios Hostes Ecclesiae

      Lyon: Theobaldum Paganum. 1549. n Later printing. Vellum. Very good. 12mo. 457,(7)pp. Index. Woodcut printer's device on title. Cont. vellum, spine soiled, and with some small chips and cracks.

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        Damiani Goes, EQVITIS LVSITANI, DE BELLO CAMBAICO VLTIMO COMMENTARII TRES.

      - Lovanii, Apud Seruatium Sassenum Diestensem, M. D. XLIX. [Lovaina, 1549] In 8.º (de 19,5x13 cm) com [xxxii] fólios. Encadernação recente em réplica de pergaminho flexível ao gosto da época. Os 3 comentários sobre a Guerra de Cambaia, na Índia, são uma primeira edição, raríssima, de um dos mais importantes relatos do segundo cerco de Diu, em 1545. Este constituiu um dos mais celebrados feitos heróicos dos portugueses no Oriente, tendo a cidade de Diu, a partir dessa data, ficado sob o domínio português até 1960. Damião de Góis (1502-1574), historiador e humanista, natural de Alenquer, foi uma das grandes figuras portuguesas do século XVI. Entre 1523 e 1533 foi secretário da Feitoria Portuguesa em Antuérpia. A partir desta data, dedica-se aos seus trabalhos históricos e literários, convivendo e correspondendo-se com diversos humanistas, entre os quais Erasmo de Roterdão e Pietro Bembo. Em 1548 assumiu o cargo de guarda-mor da Torre do Tombo. Em 1571 foi vítima de um processo da Inquisição, chegando a ser preso. Está sepultado na Igreja de Santa Maria da Várzea em Alenquer. A maior parte das suas obras latinas foram publicadas fora de Portugal, tendo sido objecto de numerosas re-edições. In 8.º (19.5x13 cm). [xxxii] folios. Binding: Modern replica in flexible parchment, contemporary style. This is a very rare first edition of the three reports about the Khambhat War in India, and include one of the most important accounts on the Diu siege in 1545.This was one of the most celebrated victories of the Portuguese in the Far East and from that date on Diu was under Portuguese domain until 1960. Damião de Góis (1502-1574), historian and humanist, was a great figure within the Portuguese cultural scene of the 16th century. Between 1523 and 1533 we was secretary of the Portuguese Trading post in Antwerp. From this date he dedicates to his historical and literary works, exchanging letters with several humanists, among them Erasmus of Rotherdam and Pietro Bembo. In 1548 he was nominated Chief Librarian at Torre do Tombo (Portuguese archives officially existing since 1378). In 1751 was arrested by the Inquisition. He died in 1574, presumably murdered, and he is buried in the Church of Santa Maria da Várzea in Alenquer. Most of his Latin works were published outside Portugal, having been edited several times. Leite de Faria 15. BM (STC dut, fle) 87. Henriques Bibliografia Goesiana 35. Location/localizacao: Laurens

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        Peripatetici Doctissimi, quaestiones naturales et morales et de fato, Hieronymo Bagolino veronensi patre, et Ioanne Baptista filio interpretibus + De Anima liber primus, Hieronymo Donato patritio veneto inerprete.

      Scotum, 1549. In 4°, br. posticcia, cc. n. 67. Capilettera. Chiose. Front. e ultima pag. con marca tipografica.

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        Oratoriarum institutionum libri XII. Camerarii, Sichardi aliorumque opera ac studio. annotationibus illustrati. UND: Declamationum liber. 2 in 1 Band.

      Basel, Brylinger, 1548 -, 1549. - circa 18 x 12,5 cm. 4 Bll., 716 SS., 16 Bll., mit 2 Holzschnitt-Druckermarken und einigen figürlichen Holzschnitt-Initialen - Titel, 297 SS., 2 w. Bll., mit Druckermarke Blindgeprägtes Schweinsleder d. Zt. auf Holzdeckeln mit Schließen VD 16, Q 96 und 107; Schweiger II, 838; BM STC, German Books S. 721 (nur I). Seltenere, von J. Camerarius und J. Sichard besorgte Ausgabe des Hauptwerkes von Quintilian, durch ein umfangreiches Register erschlossen. Hier der 1549 separat erschienene Band mit den erhaltenen Reden Quintilians beigebunden. - Schöner Prägeband mit intagten Schliessen, vorne auf dem Deckel ein etwas beriebenes Allianz-Wappen mit links den Württemberger Geweihen. "- Titel mit zwei kleinen Vermerken und alt hinterlegtem Randausschnitt. Nur wenig gebräunt, nur gegen Ende ganz schwacher schmaler Wasserrand, sonst sauber und schön. Einband berieben, aber dekorativ.

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        La circe.

      [appresso Lorenzo Torrentino],, In Firenze 1549 - In-8° (cm.16,2), elegante legatura dei primi del XIX secolo in p. pelle bordò con decorazioni in oro ai piati e al dorso (lievi usure), titolo in oro al dorso, luogo di stampa in oro (successivo), tagli dorati e risguardi marmorizzati, dentelles; pp. 266 [1] [3bb] con frontespizio silografico e ritratto dell'autore al suo verso; lievi fioriture sparse; antiche sottolineature a pochissime carte; alcune abrasioni alle prime carte con fastidio al ritratto e alla dedicatoria a Cosimo de Medici. Prima edizione di questa celebre e fortunata opera. Cfr. Adams G333; Gamba 491; Moreni 96. Esemplare più che discreto. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ein Gesprechbüchlein zweyer schüler, Wie einer den andern im zierlichen schreyben untherweyst.

      Nuremberg: Johann Petrus, 1549. Quarto. (20)ff. First edition. The book opens with a wood-engraved title and is illustrated with a folding plate of a calligraphic alphabet, as well as numerous calligraphic illustrations in the text. This is the first edition of the first comprehensive textbook for the art of calligraphy. It was developed in Germany during the time of Durer. Johann Neudörffer (1497-1563), the elder, was a great Nuremberg writing master. He was the founder of German calligraphy and considered the most important and most influential German calligrapher of his time. Neudörffer originally wrote the Gestprechbuchlein for his son and namesake, but his brother-in-law, the printer Johann Pertrus, explains in his preface that he persuaded Neudörffer to let it be published. The text is in the form of seven dialogues between the master, Neudörffer, and his pupil, Stephan, with a summary of the rules of calligraphy on the last pages of text. The letter samples are in Fraktur, and woodcuts are used for the pen preparation illustrations. Minor repair to folding plate, some minor staining, else fine in black morocco with a slipcase. Bookplate to front paste-down and small booklabel on rear paste-down. (Bonacini 1274; Graesse IV:660; Berlin Kat. 4787).

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        Le premier livre de l'histoire & ancienne cronique de Gerard d'Euphrate, Duc de Bourgongne.

      Paris, Vincent Sertenas, 1549. ____ Première édition. Parmi les plus beaux livres illustrés de la Renaissance, ce volume, par son illustration, peut rivaliser avec le "Songe de Poliphile" ou l' "Homére" publié par Sertenas en 1545. Il est orné 46 bois gravés, répétés à partir de 27 blocs de diverses provenances. Trois grandes planches (ff. 9, 25 et 28) sont d'une "composition très originale et d'une qualité exceptionnelle. ... Elles sont dignes du talent de Jean Goujon." (Brun). Le nom de Jean Cousin a aussi été proposé. Ce roman est adapté en prose, par Nicolas de Herberay, de l'histoire de "Girard de Fraite", rebelle à Charlemagne, qui apparaît pour la première fois au XIIe siècle, dans la "Chanson d'Aspremont". Bien que le privilège soit accordé pour six livres, c'est le seul qui ait été publié. Provenances : - "A mon cabinet de Lissy". (Inscription manuscrite de l'époque sur le titre) Il s'agit probablement de Léon Lescot, seigneur de Lissy, frère de Pierre Lescot, architecte du Louvre. - "M. Wadhull, Apr. 14th 1794" et "Payne's sale" (notes de la même main sur les feuillets de garde). Le dos a discrètement été refait. Très bel exemplaire. Brun 213. Brunet 2, 1546. Mortimer, Harvard catalogue 246. *-------* First edition. This is one of the best illustrated French books of the Renaissance. It is decorated with 46 woodcuts, repeated from 27 blocks of various origins. Three large woodcuts (ff. 9, 25 and 28) are of " a very original composition and of exceptional quality." (Brun) "Of particular interest is the use of black figures with white details, in the third block, for the Ethiopians before the throne of the king of the underworld. ... As is usual with work of this quality, the names of both the elder Jean Cousin and Jean Goujon have been proposed in connection with these blocks, but no really satisfactory attribution has been made." (Mortimer). Though the privilege extended to a total of six planned volumes, only this volume was published. Provenances : - "A mon cabinet de Lissy",(note on the title page). Probably Léon Lescot, seigneur de Lissy, brother of Pierre Lescot, one of the Louvre's architect. - Wadhull, who wrote his name in it, with the date of Apr. 14th 1794 and recorded its purchase at the "Payne's sale" In-folio. Collation : (6), 137 ff., 1 f. bl. Veau brun, dos orné. (Reliure vers 1800.).

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        Les illustrations de Gaule et singularitez de Troye. Avec la couronne margaritique & plusieurs autres oeuvres de luy, non jamais encore imprimees. Le tout reveu & fidelement restitué par maistre Antoine du Moulin Masconnois, valet de chambre de la Royne de Navarre.

      Lyon, Jean de Tournes, 1549. ____ "Edition la plus belle et la plus complète de ce recueil." (Brunet) La Couronne margaritique publiée après la mort de l'auteur par Cl. de Saint Julien, est ici en première édition. Lemaire des Belges tente de prouver, sous couvert de la fiction mythologique et héroïque, que les Germains et les Gaulois sont d'illustres descendants des habitants de l'ancienne cité de Troie. L'ouvrage comprend notamment le "Traité de la différence des schismes et des conciles", violent plaidoyer gallican après le retournement du pape contre la France. La Couronne margaritique a été rédigée en l'honneur de Marguerite d'Autriche. PROVENANCES : I - Annoté en français par Jérôme Capelle, frère de l'Ordre des Minimes. Nous avons compté 106 annotations pour les "Illustrations" et 201 annotations pour le "Traicté de la différence des schismes". Certaines de ces notes sont particulièrement copieuses. Trois nous donne le nom de l'annotateur. On lit : (1) Scolies & annotations par frère Hierosme Capelle minime sur ce livre des Illustrations afin d'exposer aucuns passages et éviter aucuns erreurs - l'an 1560" (Illustrations, p. 3); (2) "Scolies de frère Hierosme Capelle minime sur ce historiographie françois commencées l'an 1560" (Illustrations, p. 8); (3) "Annotations faictes par frere Hierosme minime l'an 1560 a fin que les lecteurs ne cheoyent en erreurs" (Traicté de la difference des schismes..., p. 6) ; Des recherches en archives permettront peut-être de trouver des éléments biographiques sur Jérôme Capelle; ou encore d'autres livres annotés par lui dans des collections publiques voire celle de Peiresc lui-même. Hierosme Capelle était-il relié d'une manière ou d'une autre à la famille de Guillaume Cappel (né en 1530), humaniste, éditeur des Mémoires de Guillaume et Martin du Bellay, traducteur de Machiavel (1553) ? La famille de Guillaume Cappel ou Capel - une famille de Parlementaires de Paris - comptait d'autres humanistes, dont Ange Cappel, traducteur de Sénèque et Tacite ou encore Louis Cappel, ardent partisan de la Réforme. II - Claude de Fabri (1545-1608), seigneur de Calas, frère de Reynaud de Fabri et oncle de Nicolas Claude Fabri de Peiresc. On relève son ex-libris "Claude Fabrii" sur le titre, accompagné de la devise "Sub fide clara". Installés à Aix dès 1515, les Fabri, furent seigneurs barons (puis marquis en 1657) de Rians, seigneurs de Valavez (ou Valavoire), Callas et Peiresc. Claude de Fabri était conseiller en la sénéchaussée au siège d'Aix, reçu conseiller-clerc au parlement de Provence au mois d'octobre 1572, en la charge de son père. Il se démet de sa charge en faveur de son neveu Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc en 1607 et lui transmet son poste de conseiller au parlement d'Aix. Célibataire sans enfant, Claude Fabri s'est occupé de l'éducation de son neveu. Il a donc joué un rôle très important dans la vie de Peiresc. Ce dernier adresse un certain nombre de ses lettres à son oncle. III - Bibliothèque de l'érudit et bibliophile Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Pereisc (1580-1637), relié à son monogramme, avec son cachet au titre. Peiresc est né en à Belgentier (Var). Il fut étudiant à l'Université d' Avignon, ami du président du parlement Guillaume du Vair, puis reçu conseiller en la cour du parlement de Provence le 26 juin 1607 en la charge de Claude de Fabri son oncle. Par la suite il sera nommé abbé et seigneur de Guîtres en Guyenne (diocèse de Bordeaux) en 1623 avec la faculté de continuer ses fonctions de conseiller au parlement. Peiresc reçut pour prénoms ceux de son grand-père et de son oncle qui étaient tous deux conseillers au Parlement d'Aix. L'office de conseiller au Parlement était à peu près équivalent à celui de député aujourd'hui par la fonction exercée et représentait un niveau social très élevé. Et dans la famille de l'humaniste, bien avant cette date, l'office de conseiller passait déjà d'une génération à la suivante tel un précieux patrimoine qu'il fallait préserver. IV - Georges Dubois, ex-libris contrecollé sur le contreplat supérieur. (1966). Très belle reliure attribuable à Simon Corberan, le relieur aixois de Peiresc. De légères mouillures, coiffe supérieure restaurée.Cartier, Bibliographie des éditions de Tournes 145. Brunet 3, 965 : "Edition la plus belle et la plus complète de ce recueil. La Couronne margaritique publiée après la mort de l'auteur par Cl. de Saint Julien, n'est pas dans les autres éditions." - Tchemerzine IV, 161 : "Très belle édition." *-------* "Edition la plus belle et la plus complète de ce recueil" [Most elegant and most complete edition of this compilation] (Brunet). First edition of the the Couronne margaritique, published posthumously and composed in honour of Marguerite of Austria. The main work, Les illustrations de Gaule et singularitez de Troye, is a mythological and heroic fiction in which Lemaire de Belges sought to prove the ancient Trojan origins of the Germans and Gauls. The present compilation also contains the Traité de la différence des schismes et des conciles, clearly partisan of the gallican position following the Pope's adversarial stance towards France. PROVENANCE: I. Profusely annotated in French by Jérôme Capelle, brother of the Order of Minims. We have counted some 106 annotations in the 'Illustrations' and 201 annotations for the 'Traicté de la différence des schismes'. Some of these notes are lengthy. Three of these clusters of annotations reveal the name of the annotator. One reads : (1) 'Scolies & annotations par frère Hierosme Capelle minime sur ce livre des Illustrations afin d'exposer aucuns passages et éviter aucuns erreurs l'an 1560' (Illustrations, p. 3); (2) 'Scolies de frère Hierosme Capelle minime sur ce historiographie françois commencées l'an 1560' (Illustrations, p. 8); (3) 'Annotations faictes par frere Hierosme minime l'an 1560 a fin que les lecteurs ne cheoyent en erreurs' (Traicté de la difference des schismes, p. 6). Further archival research will certainly yield biographical information pertaining to Jérôme Capelle or supply a working list of other annotated imprints in institutional holdings, perhaps also amongst Peiresc's personal collection. Was Hierosme Capelle related in some manner or other to members of Guillaume Cappel's family? Born in 1530, Guillaume Cappel was a humanist, editor of the Mémoires of Guillaume and Martin du Bellay, as well as translator of Machiavelli (1553). The family of Guillaume Cappel (or Capel) was a family of Parisian members of Parliament: other members of this family included Ange Cappel, translator of Seneca and Tacitus; Louis Cappel, ardent partisan of the Protestant Reformation. - II. Claude de Fabri (1545-1608), seigneur de Calas, brother of Reynaud de Fabri and uncle of Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc. His ex-libris 'Claude Fabrii' is found on the title-page, with his motto 'Sub fide clara'. Settled in Aix as early as 1515, the Fabri were 'seigneurs barons' (and later promoted 'marquis' in 1657) of Rians, seigneurs de Valavez (ou Valavoire), Callas and Peiresc. Claude de Fabri was 'conseiller en la sénéchaussée au siège d'Aix', admitted as 'conseiller-clerc' in the Parliament of Provence in October 1572, replacing his own father. Claude Fabri relinquished his position in favor of his nephew Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc in 1607 and also passed on his counciller position ('conseiller au parlement d'Aix'). Bachelor without children, Claude Fabri was responsible for the education of the young Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc and was thus a key figure in the young boy's upbringing. Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc left a number of letters addressed to his uncle. - III. Library of Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Pereisc (1580-1637), learned scholar and bibliophile; the work is bound with his characteristic gilt monogram, and his monogram stamp is repeated on the title-page. Peiresc was born in Belgentier (Var). He pursued his studies at the University of Avignon, was a friend of Guillaume du Vair (President of the Parliament of Provence) and was himself admitted as « conseiller en la cour » of the Parliament of Provence on 26 June 1607, succeeding his uncle Claude Fabri. Subsequently, Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc was appointed abbot and lord of Guîtres in Guyenne (diocese of Bordeaux) in 1623 whilst maintaining the right to pursue his functions as 'conseiller au parlement'. Peiresc was given as Christian names those of his grand-father (Nicolas) and uncle (Claude), both councillors (conseillers) in the Parliament of Aix. The position of 'conseiller au Parlement' was akin today to that of member of Parliament and ensured a highly prestigious social standing. In Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc's family, the position was inherited from generation to generation, a well-guarded and well-protected patrimony. - IV. Georges Dubois, his ex-libris pasted on the upper pastedown (1966). Very attractive binding attributable to Simon Corberan, binder from Aix who worked for Peiresc. A few waterstains, upper spine restored, else in fine condition. In-folio. [225 x 330 mm] Collation : (16), 423, (1), 9 pp., 1 f. bl., 80, 72 pp. Maroquin rouge, filets dorés d'encadrement sur les plats, chiffre de Peiresc doré au centre, dos à nerfs orné. (Reliure du XVIIe.).

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        Illustrium virorum vitae

      Laurentii Torrentini, Florence 1549 - Old, dry and worn leather, hinges cracked and inner joint repaired with tape, rear board detached, minor soiling and foxing, esp. to title, generally a nice, clean, wide margined copy. Pagination jumps from 176 to 179; complete. [8], 176, 179-440, [2] pp. Adams G-663Giovio (1483-1552) was a physician, war chronicler and author of an interesting book on Roman fish. This, his book on illustrious men was reprinted a number of times in the 16th century. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 046366. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Della Nobiltà et Eccellenza delle Donne, dalla lingua francese nella italiana tradotto. Con una oratione di M. Alessandro Piccolomini in lode delle medesime. In Vinegia, appresso Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari, 1549 (Legato con:) LUIGINI, Federico Il Libro della Bella Donna, Venezia, Plinio Pietrasanta, 1554

      2 opere in 1 volume in-8. Legatura coeva in pergamena, titolo manoscritto al dorso. I) AGRIPPA: ff. 36, impresa dello stampatore al titolo e in fine, belle iniziali istoriate. Terza edizione giuntina (prima 1544) della traduzione italiana del ''De nobiltate et praecellentia foeminei'' di Agrippa, composto nel 1509 e dedicato a Margherita d'Austria. In questo trattato, dalla notevole fortuna editoriale, venne infatti subito tradotto in francese, inglese, italiano e tedesco, l'autore tratta il tema della misoginia cristiana; della superiorità delle donne a suo avviso stabilita da Dio stesso; enumera poi una serie di donne eccellenti dell'antichità e della Bibbia; infine fa una sorta di analisi sociale della figura femminile nel XVI secolo. La traduzione in italiano, dedicata dal Giolito a Bona Maria Soarda, è generalmente attribuita a Francesco Coccio e si basa, non sul testo latino, ma sulla traduzione francese di Louis Vivant. Bongi cita una traduzione italiana antecedente a quella del Giolito, anonima e senza data e luogo di pubblicazione, probabilmente impressa a Venezia intorno al 1530 (Edit 16 n. 544). II) LUIGINI, pp. 230 (i.e. 130), (4, di cui ultimo f. bianco). Edizione originale di uno dei lavori più sistematici di descrizione e analisi della bellezza femminile nel XVI secolo. L'opera, dedicata a monsignor Giovanni Manini, è divisa in tre libri, corrispondenti a tre giornate; nei primi due sono presi in esame gli elementi che concorrono a delineare il modello di bellezza esteriore femminile, nel terzo le virtù interiori su cui predomina la castità. Interessante assieme. (Antiche note di possesso abrase ai titoli ed in fine, usuali lievi arrossature della carta).

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        Annotationes in Legem II. De captiuis, e postliminio reuersis: in quibus tractatur de re nauali. Eiusdem annotationes in tractatum De auro e argento leg. quibus vestimentorum e vasculorum genera explicantur. Antonii Thylesii De coloribus libellus, à coloribus vestium non alienus. Lutetiae (Parigi), ex officina Roberti Stephani,1549

      Estienne Rob, 1549. 2 parti in un vol. in-4, pp. 152; (8), 176, (12); leg. moderna in p. pelle, dorso a nervi. Dedica dell'autore al re Francesco I. Impresa tipogr. al tit., magnifiche iniz. ornate, testo in car. tondo, con alcune pagine intere e passi in greco. L'opera, corredata complessiv. di 32 figure silografiche n.t., anche a piena pag., si compone di 2 parti che, però, comprendono quattro sezioni: "De re navali" (tutta la I parte, con 21 figure), "De re vestiaria" (inizia la II p., con 3 fig.), "De vasculis" (da p. 91, con 7 fig.) e "De coloribus" di Antonio Thylesiio cosentino (da pag. 159 a fine). Bella edizione, ristampa di quella del 1536, del capolavoro dell'umanista francese Lazare de Baïf (1496?-1547), ambasciatore a Vienna e Venezia. Le illustrazioni che adornano il testo sono attribuite a Geoffroy Tory, alcune recano la croce di Lorraine.. "Le molte tavole in legno di bella esecuzione .. rendono chiara l'intelligenza di queste ottime opere" (Cicognara, n. 1579, ed. 1563). Le opere qui contenute trattano di argomenti relativi alle imbarcazioni dell'antichità, del vestiario e dei vasi antichi in lega d'oro e d'argento. In fine è aggiunto il trattato sui colori di Telesio, ripreso poi da Goethe per la sua "Theory of Colors" (prima ed. Tübingen, 1810). Bell'esempl. assai fresco e marginoso (con abile minuto restauro all'angolo super. bianco di tutti i fogli).

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        De officiis. Item, De amicia : De senectute : Paradoxa : & De somnio Scipionis

      New edition, with notes of Erasmus and Phillipp. Melanchthon. Matque the title page in the printer and the last leaf verso. Text in italics.Bound in full vellum nineteenth environment. dumb back. Each sheet is separated from the next by winds. Title page with small bites, and a thin tear in high margin. red lines beside the titles and the printer brand. Some underlined passages. Apud Seb. Gryphium Lugduni[Lyon] 1549 in-8 (10,5x16,5cm) 56p. ; 237p. (1) (64p.) relié

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        Dictionarium linguae latinae. (...) Accedit quoque Onomasticon proprium nominum per Conrad Gessner.

      Basle, (H. Curio, impensis Henrichi Petri), 1549. ____ Belle édition de ce monument d'érudition. On y trouve à la suite, avec sa propre page de titre, la deuxième édition de l' Onomasticon, le dictionnaire des noms propres de Konrad Gessner. Exemplaire donné en prix au collège jésuite de Nevers, en 1729, comme l'indique un feuillet imprimé relié en tête. Les armes de la ville de Nevers ont été estampés sur les plats de la reliure. Quelques taches d'humidité et petits défauts à la reliure, mais bel exemplaire de ce dictionnaire que l'on trouve le plus souvent en fort mauvais état. *****. In-folio. Collation : (1484) pp. Veau brun, dos à nerfs orné, large roulette d'encadrement sur les plats, armes de Nevers dorées au centre, tranches marbrées. (Reliure du XVIIIe.).

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        Comentari della Moscovia Et partimente della Russia, & delle altre cose belle & notabili, composti gia latinamente per il Signor Sigismondo libero Barone in herberstain. Neiperg & Guetnbag, tradotti novamente di latino in lingua nostra vuolgare Italiana.

      Zeitgenössischer oder etwas späterer Pergamenteinband, Rückenschildchen, 8, 8 Bl, 90 paginierte Doppelseiten, 4 Bl, 1 kolorierte Titelillustration, 6 kolorierte Holzschnittillustrationen, 26 in Holz geschnittene Initialen -Rückenschildchen etwas beschädigt, montierter Katalogausschnitt auf dem Vorsatz, Gelenke etwas angeplatzt, einige Seiten fleckenspurig, Karte fehlt. Herbersteins wichtiger, erster Bericht über seine Reisen nach Russland wurden 1549 zuerst in lateinischer Spracher veröffentlich und dann hier in der italienischen Übersetzung in Venedig herausgebracht. Die Holzschnitte sind Nachschnitte der ersten Ausgabe von Augustin Horschvogel, sie zeigen Waffen, Kostüme und Trachten aus Rußland sowie Basil III., Großfürst von Moskau. [Orig.-Titel: Rerum Moscoviticarum Commentarii dtsch.: Reise zu den Moskowitern]. Herkunft: Hamburger Privatsammlung.

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        Epistolarum medicinalium libri uiginti denuo nunc ad autographum haud sine fructu collati et editi.

      Basel: Michele Insingrino, 1549. Hardcover. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Folio (340 x 223 mm). [24], 603, [3] pp. Engraved printer's device on title and final page, pictorial woodcut initials. Contemporary vellum with reinforced corners and spine (soiled and browned), marginal damp staining to text, title slightly browned with tear to lower margin, purple stain in the lower margin of the first pages, author's name in manuscript to spine, marginal annotations in old hand to a few pages. Provenance: Ignazio Carapezza, Petralia (with his ink stamp to first blank and lower corners of title and some pages). A good, broad margined copy printed on strong paper. ---Bibliotheca Osleriana, 3316 ; not in Sabin, Harrisse, Church, or J. C. Brown. - The first six books were originally published in Ferrara in 1521, the work was expanded by the author several times, the final version with 20 books first appearing in 1540. Manardus was among the most prominent Italian physicians of the 17th century. Very Good.

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        Antiquitatis monumenta insigna, ex aere, marmoribus, membrani ue ueteribus collecta, per Georgium fabricium cheminicensem

      per Ioannem oporinum (johann Oporin). The first edition of antique Rome was published in Strasbourg in 1549. Oporinus the editor went to call the collection Roma (1550) The antiquities of Rome which formed the second part (in the case of this copy). Each part has its own title page in the book Roma. It is possible that the parties were sometimes sold or circulated separately. a second edition of Antiquities was published in 1560 with a different collation (Basel). Brunet II, 1152. Binding contemporary parchment full flaps. Fabricius (1516-1571) wrote several books on Roman (Roma, Basel 1551, a book about the tragedies of Seneca and another on Virgil), he was an influential scholar of his time, a teacher, and also the friend Agricola on which he wrote a book De re metallica. This book on Rome includes different materials, including an exhibition of the Roman calendar with the corresponding zodiacal signs (12 vignettes), a list of the Roman administration for Europe, a survey of various ancient inscriptions and comments. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! per Ioannem oporinum (johann Oporin) Basilae (Bâle) 1549 in-12 (14,3x9,5cm) 120pp. relié

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        Adamus Macropedii fabula Christianae pietatis plaena. In qua "koozikoos" oste[n]ditur, quo pacto lapsus homo post multas multorum saeculorum calamitates et miserias per Christum ab initio promissum, tandem[ue] mundo exhibitum, saluti restituitur. Utrecht, Herman van Borculo, 1552.With:(2) Sententiae singulis versibus contentae, ex diversorum poëtarum sententiis Graecis, Latinae redditae.[Colophon:] Antwerp, Johannes Loeus, 1544.(3) ERASMUS, Desiderius. [Drop title:] Christiani hominis institutum.Including: ISOCRATES. [Drop title:] Ad demonicum paraenesis.[Antwerp, Jan Verwithagen?, 1551?]. With a large woodcut device on the last page. The Erasmus is a complete work extracted from an edition also containing other works and therefore lacks th

      - Ad 1: STCN (2 copies); Typ. Batava 3285; USTC (4 copies, incl. same 2 copies); ad 2: this edition not in Belg. Typ.; Bibl. Belg.; USTC; ad 3: cf. Belg. Typ. 8269 & 8677; Vandeweghe, p. 238. Ad 1: Very rare first edition of Macropedius's Adamus, a popular school drama on the history of mankind since the fall of man until the birth of Jesus. Macropedius's comedies and tragedies, inspired by the plays of Plautus and Terence, are outstanding specimens of Renaissance Latin school drama. These school dramas had an instructive function in humanistic education as well as the added advantage of familiarizing the pupils with Latin metrics and language through their participation in the performance.Ad 2: Unrecorded third or fourth (?) edition of a very popular collection of proverbs and sayings from Greek poets translated in Latin. Ad 3: Erasmus's catechetical poem Institutum hominis Christiani, (G1-4), Isocrates's Paraenesis ad Demonicum (G5v-H3v) with a preface by Erasmus referring to Agricola (G4v-5), and the Greek Dicta Periandri, explained by Erasmus (H3v-4), followed by the publisher's device (H4v). These are complete works extracted from an edition that included others before them. The large woodcut publisher's device resembles those used by Jan Verwithagen in Antwerp (active 1549-1587), noted in Vandeweghe, but without his monogram. With the bookplate on pastedown. Binding restored, with slightly rubbed edges and the endpapers a bit soiled. Otherwise in very good condition.

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        La Circe Florence appresso Lorenzo Torrentino 1 April

      

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        Annotationes in Legem II. De captiuis, e postliminio reuersis: in quibus tractatur de re nauali.

      Eiusdem annotationes in tractatum De auro e argento leg. quibus vestimentorum e vasculorum genera explicantur. Antonii Thylesii De coloribus libellus, à coloribus vestium non alienus. Lutetiae (Parigi), ex officina Roberti Stephani,1549, - 2 parti in un vol. in-4, pp. 152; (8), 176, (12); leg. moderna in p. pelle, dorso a nervi. Dedica dell'autore al re Francesco I. Impresa tipogr. al tit., magnifiche iniz. ornate, testo in car. tondo, con alcune pagine intere e passi in greco. L'opera, corredata complessiv. di 32 figure silografiche n.t., anche a piena pag., si compone di 2 parti che, però, comprendono quattro sezioni: "De re navali" (tutta la I parte, con 21 figure), "De re vestiaria" (inizia la II p., con 3 fig.), "De vasculis" (da p. 91, con 7 fig.) e "De coloribus" di Antonio Thylesiio cosentino (da pag. 159 a fine). Bella edizione, ristampa di quella del 1536, del capolavoro dell'umanista francese Lazare de Baïf (1496?-1547), ambasciatore a Vienna e Venezia. Le illustrazioni che adornano il testo sono attribuite a Geoffroy Tory, alcune recano la croce di Lorraine. "Le molte tavole in legno di bella esecuzione . rendono chiara l'intelligenza di queste ottime opere" (Cicognara, n. 1579, ed. 1563). Le opere qui contenute trattano di argomenti relativi alle imbarcazioni dell'antichità, del vestiario e dei vasi antichi in lega d'oro e d'argento. In fine è aggiunto il trattato sui colori di Telesio, ripreso poi da Goethe per la sua "Theory of Colors" (prima ed. Tübingen, 1810). Bell'esempl. assai fresco e marginoso (con abile minuto restauro all'angolo super. bianco di tutti i fogli). BMC, French, 39. Adams B-37. Berlin Kat. 885. Lipperheide 99 (ediz. 1541). Colas I, p. 64 (altre ediz.). Graesse I, 314. Renouard, Les Estienne, p. 75, n.22. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1549 William Tyndale New Testament - Bible - Quarto - London - W. Tylle

      Measures at 7.5" x 5.25". Title within woodcut border, almanac, and calendar printed in red and black. text in black letter. 269 of 292 leaves. lacking 23 leaves: M1, 8; N3-5 and 8; O2, 4, 6-8; P1-2 and 7-8; Ff1-2; Kk2.7; Mm2,7' and 2li2; washed and pressed with strong residual staining and discoloration, margins strengthened or extended throughout, particularly corners. nineteenth century divinity calf over beveled boards. Tooled in black, marbled endpapers, red calf lettering piece, edges stained red. The two leaves containing the table of Epistles and Gospels (not present in this copy as in most), do not properly belong to the book; their signature is li, and they were printed by T. Petet, not by W. Tylle. Apparently they were borrowed from some edition in which li was their correct signature... and added just before publication, in order to give the Epistles and Gospels according to the Prayer Book of March 1549. The rest of the book is adapted to the Salisbury Use. Herbert Reference #77.Shelf

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        Thurnier Buch. Von Anfang, Ursachen, ursprung und herkommen, der Thurnier im heiligen Römischen Reich Teutscher Nation. Wie viel offentlicher Landthurnier von Keyser Heinrich dem ersten dieses Namens an biß auff den jetztregierenden Keyser Maximilian den andern, unsern Allergnädigsten Herrn, und in welchen Stetten die alle gehalten, auch durch welche Fürsten, Graffen, Herrn, Ritter, und vom Adel, dieselben jeder zeyt besucht worden. Alles jetzunder von neuwem zusammen getragen. 3 Teile in 1 Band. Frankfurt am Main, G. Rab für S. Feyerabend und S. Hüter 1566. Gr. 4°. 6 Bll., 243 num. Bll., 3 Bll.; 4 Bll., 64 num. Bll.; (65-) 81 num. Bll., mit 2 Holzschn.-Druckermarken, 2 (dplblgr.) Holzschn.-Tafeln (wdh.), 122 (fast halbs.) Textholzschnitten

      - VD 16, R 3544 - Adams R877 - Fairfax Murray (German) 374 - Becker, Amman 8.- Erste von Jost Amman illustrierte Ausgabe und mit dem Anhang des Johannes von Francolin.- Berühmte Beschreibungen von 36 im Reich abgehaltenen Turnierspielen sowie des Wiener Turniers, das der spätere Kaiser Maximilian II. für seinen Vater Ferdinand I. veranstaltete.- Georg Rüxner (auch Rixner), war als Herold für verschiedene Reichsstände, namentlich als Reichsherold für Kaiser Maximilian I. und Kaiser Karl V. tätig.- Die teils wiederholten Holzschnitte zeigen Turnier- , Kampf- und Fechtszenen.- Titel mit hs. Besitzvermerk, etw. fleckig u. kl. Randläsur durch Wurmfraß, Vorsätze wasserfleckig und mit kleineren Läsuren, durchgehend etw. gebräunt u. tls. leicht braunfleckig, Ebd. etwas fleckig und berieben sowie kl. Bezugsfehlstelle, Schließen fehlen, insges. noch gutes Exemplar mit beiden großen Tafeln.# First illustrated edition by Jost Amman and with the appendix of Johannes von Francolin.- Important tournament book in hree parts, with large woodcut on title, woodcut printer's device and 2 doublepage woodcut plates (rep.) as well as 122 woodcuts in the text, many of them nearly halfpage.- This edition is enlarged with the addition of new woodcuts attributed to Jost Amman and Hans Bocksperger. The second part describes the games held at Vienna in the 1560s, and the third part describes the ceremonial entrance of of Charles V into the city of Bintz on 22 August, 1549.- Contemp. pigskin over wooden boards, the clasps missing.- Slightly browned and partly slightly foxed, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De rebus gestis Gallorum libri IX. Ad historiam Pavli Aemylii additi, perducta historia usque ad tempora Henrici II. Francorum regis.

      Mit Druckermarke auf dem Titel, 3 kl. Porträtholzschnitte und einigen figürlichen Initialen. 4 Bll. (le. w.), 414 S., 1 w. Bl. Prgt. d. Zt. Folio. VD 16, L 936 nicht bei Adams u. im STC. - Erstmals 1549 in Paris erschienen. Arnoul Le Ferron (1515-1563) war Magistrat und Historiker von und in Bordeaux. - Leicht gebräunt, kaum fleckig. Einband etwas bestoßen und wurmstichig. (Rücken stärker).

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        P. Terentii comoediae sex elegantissimae, cum donati commentariis, ex optimorum praesertim veterum exemplariorum collatione emendatae, atque scholiis exactißimis, a multis doctis viris illustratae, & nunc denuo ab omnibus mendis repurgatae.

      8. 13 Bll., 692 S. Mit tlw. rubrizierten Initialen. Ldr. d. Zt. über Holzdeckel m. Blindpräg. u eingeprägter Jahreszahl 1549 am Vorderdeckel. 2 intakte Schließen. Erste 10 Bll. durch Faksim. ergänzt! Einige S. m. Unterstreichungen u. Notizen von alter Hand. Bl. 42/43 m. Fehlstelle. diese durch Faksim. erg. Hinterer Vorsatz m. Illustr. v. alter Hand. VD16 T427 - Mit Kommentarbeiträgen von Aelius Donatus, Philipp Melanchthon, Giovanni Calfurnio, Desiderius Erasmus.

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        De Constitutione Artis Medicae/De Diebus Decretoriis Lieri tres/ De Crisibus Libri Tres ( Edited 1549 !)

      Vorliegender Titel ist ein ein Teil des Werkes des berühmten griechischen Philosophen und Arztes Galenos von Pergamon (gelebt um 200 n.Chr.). In der Renaissance, in welcher diese Werke ins Latein übersetzt wurden, hatte man ihn als Claudius Galenus benannt. Das Buch enthält die im Titel angeführten Aufsätze in einem Band. Erschienen von 1549 bis 1552 in Lyon, bei Guliel. Rouillius (Scuta Veneto), offensichtlich eine Tochtergesellschaft eines Venezianischen Verlages. Gebunden in Schweinsleder (vermutlich später 18.Jhdt) , 8x12. Pp. 302, 154 und 192. Einband altersbedingt kleinere Beschädigungen, letze paar Seiten stellenweise stockfleckig (ohne Textbeeinträchtigung), Bezugsteile vom rückwärt. Innendeckel partiell gelöst. Im Hinblick auf das Editionsdatum 1500, noch sehr respektabel erhalten. This is a part of the work of the famous greek philosoph and medicin, Galenos from Pergamon. In the Renaissance, in which this works was translated into Latin, he was named Claudius Galenus. This book contents 3 works in one book, edited between 1549-1552 in Lyon, at G.R., evidently a subsidiary of an venetian publisher. Binding in pigskin, presumable ex 18.century. Binding here an there scuffed, last pages with fox-marks. Regarding to the age (Ed. 1550) respectabel condition.

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        Antididagma, seu Christianae et Catholicae Religionis per Reverendissimos et Illustrissimos Dominos Canonicos Metropolitanae Ecclesiae Coloniensis Propugnatio. Adversus Librum quendam universis Ordinibus seu Statibus Diocesis eiusdem nuper Bonae titulo Reformationis exhibitum. Sententia item delectorum per Venerabile Capitulum Ecclesiae Coloniensis, De Vocatione Martini Buceri.

      Paris: Parisiis, vaenundantur à Ponceto le Preux bibliopola Universitatis addicto, 1549. 4to. menor; 142 ff., 2 hs. Encuadernación de época, en piel, con gofrados en seco en los planos, con ligera pérdida en el extremo inferior exterior del plano superior.

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        DE NOTEVOLI ET UTILISSIMI AMMAESTRAMENTI DELL'AGRICOLTURA. Di greco in volgare novamente tradotto per Pietro Lauro modonese, con la tavola di tutto ciò che nell'opera si comprende & in diversi luochi corretta.

      Venetia, apresso Gabriel Giolito di Ferrarii, 1549. In-16 p. (mm. 153x95), mz. pergam. antica, 183 cc.num. (manca l'ultima c.b.), marca tipografica della Fenice al frontespizio e al verso della c. 183. Volgarizzamento dei venti libri delle 'Geoponiche' (raccolta di scritti antichi dei Greci sull'agricoltura, raccolti e rielaborati intorno al 950 d.C. per volere dell'imperatore Costantino Porfirogenito). Cinque libri su undici sono dedicati al vino e numerosi sono i riferimenti alla gastronomia. Si trovano anche capitoli su come preparare le esche per la pesca di fiume e di mare, sull'allevamento delle pecore, mucche, cavalli, sulla preparazione del miele, dell'olio, ecc. "Seconda edizione". Cfr. Bongi,I, p. 240. Restauri per picc. fori di tarlo al marg. infer. bianco per buona parte del vol. (sulle ultime 5 cc., di Indice, intaccano anche alc. lettere del testo), altrim. esemplare ben conservato.

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        Liber VI decretalium. Unito: CClementinae - Unito: Extravagantes

      Porta, 1549- 1548. 5 grandi xilografie nel testo , numerose ed estese annotazioni manoscritte coeve per tutto il volume - tarli margine interno di una trentina di fogli, vari piccoli restauri, rinforzi, censure, il tutto senza perdita di testo, nel complesso buon esemplare. Bella edizione figurata, impreziosita dalle numerose annotazioni manoscritte coeve. RARISSIMA ( ristampa 1559)

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        La Georgica nuovamente di latina in Thoscana favella, per Bernardino Daniello tradotta e commentata.

      Grifio, 1549. In 4° (mm 200x145); carte (8), 105 con 4 vignette di argomento bucolico e altrettante iniziali decorate in silografia, una per egloga. Tagli a spruzzo. Legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle nocciola; dorso con decorazioni dorate e tassello in marocchino rosso recante autore e titolo impressi in oro."Andrea Lori fu il primo a recar l'Egloghe in versi italiani, e poco appresso gli venne dietro Rinaldo Corso, e sulla fine del secolo Girolamo Pallantieri parroco di Castel Bolognese, il quale rigorosamente tradusse verso a verso. La Georgica ebbe due traduttori che ce la diedero in versi sciolti, prima Antonio Mario Negrisoli ferrarese, poscia con più felice successo Bernardino Daniello lucchese, a cui abbiamo una lettera di Pietro Aretino, nella qual si congratula di questo suo nobil lavoro (Aret. Lett. L. 3, p. 189)" G. Tiraboschi, Storia della letteratura italiana, tomo VII, parte III. Firenze, 1812. Bell'esemplare, stampato su carta forte piuttosto fresca per buona parte del volume, presenta verso la fine fioriture e aloni arrossati che divengono piuttosto consistenti nelle ultime 7 carte. Leggerissime spellature alla legatura. Gamba, 1740n. Mambelli, 995: abbastanza rara. STC, p. 732. Graesse, VII, p.363.

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        Illustrium poetarum flores per Octavianum Mirandulam collecti, & à studioso quodam in locos communes disgesti, locupletati ac summa diligentia castigati... De poetica virtute et studio humanitatis impellente ad bonum Antonio Mancinello Authore

      in Aedibus W. Rihel, 1549, 26 Idus Iunnij. 8vo (cm. 16,2), 8 cc.nn., 400 cc. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena (ricucita) con unghie, scurita e con tracce di legacci. Nuove carte di guardia. Censurato con tratto di penna il nome dell’editore nella prima e nell’ultima carta. Interni ottimi, salvo piccoli restauri, alcuni forellini di tarlo sulle prime quattro carte ed una macchia gialla più o meno intensa al margine inferiore di altre cento. Edizione non presente in Adams.

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        Familiarium Epistolarum Libri XVI

      Apud Audoenum Paruum, sub signo Lily Aurei, via ad D. Iacobum, Parisiis 1549 - LATINO Volume di pregio con legatura in tutta pelle con cornice dorata alle coperte e decorazioni dorate al dorso, quest' ultimo con tracce di usura e lievi mancanze alle estremità e alle nervature. Coperta anteriore parzialmente distaccata. Controguardie con motivo marmorizzato, pagine integre, nessuna mancanza. Tagli color rosso che ne accrescono il prestigio. Opera rara e preziosa del 1549

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        De situ orbis libri XVII. Gr(a)ecè & latinè simul iam . editi: olim quidem, ut putatur, à Guarino Veronesi, & Gregorio Trifernate in latinum conversi: ac deinde à Conradi Heresbachij opera . recogniti: nunc verò postremùm, eruditorum aliquot industria ac studio, quorum in Praefatione fit mentio, ab innumeris . mendis repurgati.

      - Basel, H. Petri, 1549. Folio. 16 Bl. (das 4. weiß), 797 S., 1 Bl. Mit kl. Holzschnitt-Karte im Text (Libyen mit Karthago u. Nilmündung, S. 782) u. Holzschnitt-Druckermarke am Schluß. Alter Pergament (fleckig u. berieben, Ecken bestoßen, Rücken eingerissen, Vorsätze erneuert). Erste zweisprachige Ausgabe mit griechisch-lateinischem Paralleltext und die zweite Ausgabe des griechischen Textes überhaupt. Strabo war seit dem Mittelalter in zahlreichen Epitomen verbreitet. Er selbst galt als zu umfangreich, so daß der Originaltext in Deutschland kaum rezipiert wurde. Die vorliegende Ausgabe wurde von dem Schweizer Humanisten Marcus Hopper (Höpperli) besorgt, der in Basel einen Lehrstuhl für griechische Sprache, dann für Physik innehatte. Den griechischen Text korrigierte er nach der editio princeps, der Aldine von 1516. Für die lateinische Übersetzung benutzte er die Version des niederrheinischen Humanisten Konrad Heresbach von 1539, die er nach dem ihm überlassenen Handexemplar Glareans weiter verbesserte. - Hieronymus, Griech. Geist 289; Hoffmann III, 453; Dibdin II, 432; VD 16 S 9344; Adams S 1905; vgl. Graecogermania S. 285. - Gebräunt, ca. erste Hälfte mit mehreren Wurmgängen, teils unter geringem Buchstabenverlust. Titel angestaubt, mit kl. Randläsuren u. Besitzvermerken. S. 161-164 tintenfleckig, die letzten 4 Bl. mit schwacher Feuchtigkeitsspur. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        De Historia Stirpium Commentarii Insignes

      DE HISTORIA STIRPIUM COMMENTARII INSIGNES. Apud Balthazarem Arnolletum, Lvgdvni, 1549. Hardcover, paper-covered boards. Paper label to spine.Red staining to fore-edges. Second Lyon edition, A very early Fuchs herbal with over 500 woodblock Botanical cuts. Title-page, portrait to verso, introduction and Indexes (29 pages) + 852pp. The scarce Lyon second edition of 1549, the first printing in a smaller version of the woodcuts used in the first massive folio edition published in Basle in 1542. The smaller editions of Fuch's great work were intended for use in the kitchen, in the field and the apothecary's shop, so they are rarely found, as here, in clean unmarked condition, often suffering the indignity of grubby fingers, damp stains, general wear and tear and spillages. Fuchs (1501-1566), professor of medicine at Tubingen, set out to show the largest number of plants for use as herbs and drugs.Latin text.

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        Banchetti compositioni di vivande, et apparecchio generale. In Ferrara, per Giovanni de Buglhat et Antonio Hucher compagni, 1549

      Buglhat, G.-Hucher, A, 1549. in-4, ff. (8 di cui il titolo con ritratto al verso e i primi 3 ff. in antico facsimile), 22, (2), 71 (il f. 32 in antico facsimile), (1 bianco), (7), privo dell'ultimo bianco, legatura antica in pergamena, titolo al dorso. Con due silografie a piena pagina raffiguranti rispettivamente l'interno di una animata cucina del XVI secolo e una scena di banchetto, grande impresa dello stampatore con tartaruga e motto al termine della seconda parte e dell'Indice finale. Edizione originale postuma di quello che è comunemente considerato uno dei principali testi di riferimento per la ricostruzione della storia gastronomica del Cinquecento: l'autore infatti non vi annotò soltanto i piatti d'alta cucina di sua invenzione, ma anche quelli ottenuti rielaborando ricette popolari, oppure riadattando tradizioni forestiere ed esotiche al gusto locale del tempo. Il volume è anche una valida testimonianza delle modalità di approvvigionamento delle vivande, delle abitudini e delle suppellettili utilizzate in quell'epoca. Pregio dell'opera è la maggior organicità che seppe dare alla materia gastronomica come dimostrano i titoli, la partizione e le sequenze degli argomenti trattati suddivisi in tre parti fondamentali: un discorso introduttivo "Memoriale per fare un apparecchio generale"; un catalogo di dieci cene, tre desinari e un festino, descritti in tutte le loro fasi con relative liste di bevande; una raccolta di trecentoquindici ricette. Messi detto Sbugo, come si può leggere in numerosi documenti autografi, nacque sul finire del "400 a Ferrara da una famiglia probabilmente delle Fiandre. Grazie al matrimonio con la nobile Agnese figlia del Conte Giovanni Gioccoli, occupò importanti incarichi presso la corte degli Estensi, in qualità di amministratore dei fondi ducali e soprattutto nelle vesti di abilissimo scalco, da meritare il titolo di Conte Palatino concessogli dall'imperatore Carlo V° nel gennaio del 1533. Perfezionò anche il taglio dei cibi, servendosi di venticinque coltelli e forchette di vario genere, riuscendo a spezzare gli arrosti senza toccarli con le mani. Seppe trasformare la "trinciatura" in un'arte, e i suoi numerosi allievi divennero fra i Maestri di cerimonia più ambiti delle corti europee. Altra sua opera importante è il ''Libro novo nel qual si insegna a far d'ogni sorte di vivanda'', pubblicato nel 1552 a Venezia. Esemplare purtroppo con le mancanze dichiarate e con alcuni difetti (fori di tarlo nel margine superiore dei ff. 3-20 della prima parte, macchie d'umido e arrossa ture).

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