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        Opus Lilium medicinae inscriptum, de morborum prope omnium curatione.

      Apud Gulielmum Rouillium, London 1550 - MEDICAL TREATMENTS IN MEDIEVAL TIMES WITH EXTENSIVE ANNOTATIONS 8vo. pp. 910 (i.e. 920), (xvi). a-z8, A-Z8, 2a-2l8, 2m4, *8. Roman and Italic letter, Rouille’s woodcut eagle and serpent device on title, white on black woodcut crible and historiated initials, "Ex biblioth. D. Brix de Wahlberg architat, Furstenberg" at head of title (Bonifacius Brix de Walhberg doctor to the Furstenberg family), Joh. Jac Hertebach (‘and friends’ in Greek) 1622 with price, and, "Ex libris Michaelis Capits Medici ** 1680," beneath, "Georgius ** **" crossed out in earlier hand beneath, extensive marginal annotations throughout in a near contemporary hand, further notes and references on fly leaves and table. Light age yellowing, very light marginal waterstain on a few leaves, the occasional mark or spot, small single worm hole in last section of work. A very good copy, crisp and clean, in contemporary pigskin over bevelled wooden boards, covers triple blind ruled to a panel design, outer panel of upper cover filled with blind roll of biblical figures, central panel with blind acorn tools, lower cover with blind saints roll in outer and central panels, remains of clasps, brass catches, spine with three raised bands ruled in blind. The wooden boards have expanded vertically over time pushing through the upper and lower edges, covers rubbed. A most interesting copy, heavily annotated in an early hand, of this compilation of texts by the Montpellier physician Bernard de Gordon, including his most famous Lilium medicinae and five other shorter treatises. One on prognostication illustrates the importance of astrology and especially the concern of earlier physicians to predict the course of an illness. An encyclopedia of diseases with their symptoms, causes, effects, and treatments, the Lilium gained wide circulation in scores of manuscripts, in translations from Latin into French, Hebrew, Irish, and Spanish and, from 1480 on, in a dozen printed editions. It was cited for three centuries, as an authoritative text on ailments ranging from headache to gout, from epilepsy to leprosy, from insanity to impotence. Bernard de Gordon flourished in the late Middle Ages in the era when university education first evolved in the training of European physicians. Fragmentary details of his life and medical influence are known from seven books, particularly his extensive text Lilium Medicine and from Chaucer's reference to him in the Canterbury Tales. Chaucer lists Bernard de Gordon as one whose writings were part of the core curriculum of the best-trained European doctors of medieval Europe. He was one of that small group of medieval physicians who reverently followed Galenic lore which had endured for a thousand years yet who began to challenge its details and to experiment clinically with new methods of treatment. In his writings, Bernard de Gordon made the first reference to spectacles and to the hernial truss. His writings also contained detailed desiderata for the ethical best practice of medicine of his day, extending the principles of both Hippocrates and Haly ibn Abbas. Unlike many of the surviving writings of other medieval medical teachers, his texts have within them a tone of humility and acknowledged fallibility. A most interesting copy having belonged to a series of physicians until the eighteenth century, one of whom made extensive notes. Gordon’s origins are a matter of contention. Initially held to be Scottish, a French origin has been claimed and Italian inferred. BM STC Fr. C16th. Adams G 871. Durling 542. Baudrier IX 169. Wellcome 1 801. Shaaber G352. Latin [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LIBER DE VITA ET REBUS GESTIS ALFONSI ATESTINI FERRARIAE PRINCIPIS. A Paulo Iovio conscrtiptus. (1550).

      Excudebat Laurentius Torrentinus Ducalis TypographusPrima edizione. Testo latino. Cm.30,2x20,7. Pg.60. Legatura moderna in mz.pergamena con piatti marmorizzati. Marca tipografica la frontespizio e capilettera ornati. Le pagine 21 - 28 sono interessate da diffuse bruniture, e svariate lettere risultano evidenziate ad inchiostro per garantirne la fruibilità. Menda cartacea alla pg.57. Stimata biografia di Alfonso I d'Este (Ferrara, 1476 - 1534), terzo Duca di Ferrara, Modena e Reggio e rinomato mecenate rinascimentale, opera, dell'erudito lariano Paolo Giovio (Como, 1483 - 1552), personaggio eclettico che fu medico, storiografo e vescovo. Discendente della famiglia nobile degli Zobii, latinizzò il proprio cognome in Giovio. Esercitò la professione medica a Pavia, Como, Milano e Roma, ove fu al servizio di Giulio II e Leone X. Passò poi sotto la protezione di Clemente VII, che nel 1528 lo nominò Vescovo di Nocera dei Pagani, e infine di Ippolito dei Medici e di Alessandro Farnese. Scrisse anche numerosi trattati storici e biografici. La presente opera vide la prima edizione italiana tre anni dopo, tradotta da Giovan Battista Gelli. > Adams, I, G - 683. Cigogna, "Delle iscrizioni veneziane", III, 329, "Rarissimo". Lozzi, I, 1697. Graesse, III, 490. Codice libreria 133032.

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        COLOSSAEI RO. PROSPECTVS . 6 . [The Colosseum, VI].

      1550. Plate from the serie ´Praecipva aliqvot Romanae antiqvitatis rvinarvm, monimenta, vivis prospectibvs, ad veri imitationem affabre designata´ published in Antwerp by Hieronymus Cock in 1551. View in the ruins of the Colosseum in Rome. Inscribed on the upper left corner: 'COLOSSAEI RO. PROSPECTVS . 6 . '. On the top right, close to the margin 'E'."Etching on paper, trimmed to platemark, small irregular margins; platemark: 271 x 203, total: 275 x 203 mm; only state. Hollstein 28, Riggs 7. OM 5 (Cock) / PT01Rome"

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        L'IDEA DEL THEATRO DELLO ECCELLENTE M.GIULIO CAMILLO.

      Appresso di Agostino Bindoni, In Vinegia 1550 - Dedicatoria di Lodovico Domenichi a Don Diego Hurtado di Mendoza. Cm.14,7x9,5. Pg.88, numerate solo al recto. Legatura in piena pergamena rigida. Tagli spruzzati. Marca tipografica, raffigurante la Giustizia con spada e bilancia, al frontespizio. Esemplare in accellenti condizioni di conservazione, fresca impressione. Si tratta di una rara edizione curata da Lodovico Domenichi dello stesso anno della prima, pubblicata postuma in Firenze da Lorenzo Torrentino nell'aprile del 1550. "Giulio Camillo detto "Delminio" (Portogruaro, 1480?1544) è stato un umanista e filosofo italiano. Letterato, erudito e insegnante, è famoso per il suo trattato sulla Imitazione nell'arte e per il vagheggiato progetto utopistico del Teatro della Memoria o Teatro della Sapienza, edificio ligneo costruito secondo il modello vitruviano in cui avrebbe dovuto essere archiviato, tramite un sistema di associazioni mnemoniche per immagini, tutto lo scibile umano, precursore delle moderne enciclopedie. Le fonti sulla sua vita sono due biografie scritte nel XVIII secolo da Federigo Altan e Giorgio Liruti. Nato attorno al 1480 (altre fonti attestano 1484), è possibile che il suo nome di battesimo fosse, in realtà, Bernardino, mentre Giulio Camillo sarebbe uno pseudonimo di sapore latineggiante, adottato secondo il costume degli umanisti dell'epoca. Studiò presso l'Università di Padova e si dedicò quindi all'insegnamento di eloquenza e logica. Nel 1508 fondò con altri, a Pordenone, l'Accademia Liviana; trasferitosi a Venezia, conobbe tra gli altri Pietro Bembo, Pietro Aretino e Tiziano, e strinse amicizia con Erasmo da Rotterdam, che lo ricorda nella sua opera Ciceronianus, attribuendogli eccellenti doti di oratore. Nel 1515 si trova a Udine, quale "maestro d'umanità". Qui tenta di ottenere "l'officio di Cancelliere della Comunità". Dedicatosi allo studio della lingua ebraica e delle lingue orientali, della cabala, del pitagorismo e della filosofia neoplatonica, nel 1519, in occasione di un viaggio a Roma, ebbe probabilmente occasione di confrontarsi con il cardinale Egidio da Viterbo, uno dei massimi cabalisti cristiani. In quegli anni andava sviluppando l'idea di un teatro di nuova concezione, in cui, a differenza che nel teatro tradizionale, in cui lo spettatore si trova in platea e lo spettacolo si svolge sul palco, era lo spettatore a trovarsi al centro del palco e lo spettacolo gli si dispiegava intorno. Dal palco, infatti, si dipartivano 7 gradini, ognuno dei quali contrassegnato con una diversa immagine (Primo grado, Convivio, Antro, Gorgoni, Pasifae, Talari, Prometeo) e ognuno suddiviso in sette parti, corrispondenti ai sette pianeti (Luna, Mercurio, Marte, Giove, Sole, Saturno, Venere). Ognuna delle quarantanove intersezioni che risultavano era contrassegnata da un'altra immagine mnemonica desunta dalla mitologia, che rappresentava una parte dello scibile umano. In pratica, il suo Teatro era un edificio della memoria, rappresentante l'ordine della verità eterna e i diversi stadi della creazione, un'enciclopedia del sapere e l'immagine del cosmo. In questo progetto si avvertono la tensione tipicamente rinascimentale verso il sapere universale e la conoscenza del cosmo, nonché gli influssi della filosofia ermetica e cabalistica iniziata da Pico della Mirandola e studiata nel Novecento da Frances Yates. Delminio espose le sue teorie nel trattato "Idea del Theatro" (pubblicato postumo a Venezia nel 1550) e trovò un sostenitore e mecenate nel sovrano francese Francesco I, che incontrò a Milano, ma non è chiaro se un prototipo di tale teatro sia stato effettivamente costruito. La sua figura non convenzionale e le sue idee particolarissime gli attirarono l'ammirazione di molti ma anche l'ostilità di altri, ed egli venne definito sia un genio sia un ciarlatano. La sua stessa persona era circondata da un alone di mistero, e anche la morte, attorno al 1544, avvenne in circostanze poco chiare" (da "Wikipedia"). 200 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        In cosmographiam. Praefatio [incipit]. [and] Commentatio de re nautica.

      France 1550 - AN UNPUBLISHED AMERICANUM 8vo. 2 works in one volume. Ff. [2, the second blank], 104 (the last 3 blank), [17, blank]; 8, [2], [10, blank], one full-page and several smaller diagrams in the text, manuscript in ink on paper, entirely ruled in red, only towards the end very light traces of humidity, otherwise evenly a little toned and minimally spotted; early 17th-century calf, spine with raised bands and with gilt-stamped floral ornaments, covers with single gilt fillet, central gilt-stamped wraths and gilt-stamped owner’s name Iacobus Auberius (see below); a little worn and scratched. The volume opens with a diagram of the winds as an illustration to chapter 35. The first text is a cosmography in the broadest and still medieval sense, with chapters on astronomy, geometry, including planetary motion, climate zones and their inhabitants, the size of the earth, with a chapter on the armillary sphere, and a Biblical history of the peoples of the earth. The latest discoveries and voyages referred to are those of Magellan (with a chapter on the Terra Australis incognita) and Columbus’ discovery of the Americas. Chapter 45, entitled De America in Communi mentions the islands of Jamaica, Cuba and Hispaniola (now Haiti and the Dominican Republic). The rest of the Americas is only referred to in a cursory way, which suggests that the text must have been written in the second half of the 1520s, just after news of Magellan’s epic voyage spread. The Commentatio de re nautica is mainly on the meteorological determinants of navigation, in particular winds, as well as the salt content of the seas and the tides, and the question of why there are no substantial tidal changes in the Baltic. This ten-page text is concluded by a short section on the zodiac, the celestial coordinate system essential for determining the altitude, and a reference to Sacrobosco’s De sphaera. Provenance: The binding was made for Jacques d’Auber de Peyrelongue (17th century) member of a noble family residing in the South-West of France. Many of the family members served the Kings of France as écuyers (squires, shield-bearers), as well as a later owner of the volume, the Marquis d’Auber de Peyrelongue, who served Louis XVIII and elegantly inscribed the front fly-leaf and the outer margin of the first page. - This volume might have served as a teaching manual or textbook for a young member of the Auber family, a sort of primer of astronomy and geography with a strong focus on winds and navigation. Latin [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Thomae Linacri Britanni de Emendata Structura Latini Sermonis Libri Sex. Emendiatores. Index copiosissimus in eosdem. [with] Rudimenta gramatices Thomae Linacri, ex Anglico sermone in Latinum versa, interprete Georgio Buchano Scoto

      Lutetieae [Paris]: Ex officina Roberti Stephani [Estienne], 1550 An extremely scarce sixteenth century printing of two grammatical works by Thomas Linacre (1460-1524), who was a noted and influential scholar, admired for his translations and writing in Latin. Emendata, first published in the 1520's went through numerous printings - this is circa the 13th printing. This version of Rudimenta was first published after his death in 1533. The printer - 'Roberti Stephani' was also known as Robert Estienne, and was a noted scholar as well as a printer. Bound in contemporary full leather binding with raised bands, title label and elaborate gilt tooling to spine; panelled gilt tooled design to boards. The binding has wear and some loss to joints and some loss to the top and bottom of the spine. Boards have lost a little leather at the corners. Overall this would be an easy leather repair. Page edges marbled. The front pastedown has a bookplate of Charles C Handford and there is a signature of H White to the fep. The fep and initial blank have a little worm damage and loss to outer edge. There is a note about Linacre written on the verso of the initial blank. Contents: title page with small signature to top and signature of Tho Crashawe to either side of the printer's device; text 404pp; index 37pp with errata note at end; blank 4pp; note; title page Rudimenta 1550 with printer's device; text 116pp; note; blank; ep. The first title page and initial text leaves have fragile outer edges - the title page with a little loss. There is light toning to pages and occasional light staining or marking but overall this copy is very clean and in good order.

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        L' Idea del Theatro

      Torrentino 1550 L' Idea del Theatro. CAMILLO Giulio Delmino. Camillo, Giulio Delmino. Fiorenza, Torrentino, 1550. In - 8°, pergamena. 86, (2) pp. Inquadratura architettonica incisa in legno nel frontespizio. Esemplare ben conservato. Edizione originale rarissima pubblicata postuma da Lodovico Domenichini, che la dedicò a Don Diego Hurtado di Mendozza, ambasciatore di Carlo V presso il Pontefice. Il Camillo meditò il piano di un teatro di vasto repertorio mnemonico d' arte del dire, nel quale pretendeva di fare entrare tutti gli oggetti sensibili, tutti i pensieri umani, tutto ciò che appartiene alla scienza, all' eloquenza e alle belle arti. Brunet, I, 1515. Moreni, Annali di L. Torrentino, p. 89. B.M.C., Italian books, p. 140. Adams, C - 458.

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        Norte de los Estados, en que se da regla de vivir a los Mancebos y a los Casados, y a los Viudos, y a todos los Continentes.

      [Burgos, Juan de Junta,1550]. - 4to.; ejemplar falto de la portada y de las tres hojas de preliminares, 145 folios (de 149), faltando tambien los folios 138 a 144, ambos inclusive. Impresión en letra gótica, de 40 lineas. Encuadernación de la época, en pergamino, con pérdidas en cabeza y pie de lomera y un trozo superior del plano posterior.

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        Biblia/ Det er den gantske hellige Scrifft/ udsæt paa Danske.

      Præntit i Københaffn aff Ludowich Dietz 1550. Faksimile-utgave. Utg. av Det danske Sprog- og Litteraturselskab 1928. Folio. Orig. helskinnbd. Spenner.. Faksimile-utgave av Christian III`s foliobibel. Fint eks

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        Nach Lambert Lombard (1505 - 1566 Lüttich): Ominum Dominus ad Servorum Suorum. (Fusswaschung) . Ölbild-Kopie der Zeit.

      Lüttich, circa 1550.. Öl auf Holz. Bildgrösse 32 x 54,5 cm. Rückseitig mit Etikett "restauriert im April 1989" mit Angabe der Restaurations-Werkstatt. Im Holzrahmen (69,5 x 47,5 cm). - Oil on wood. Verso with old label "restored in 1989" and details of the restoration. - Decorative wooden frame. Little image area at the left side with small spallings and slightly rubbed.. Lambert Lombard war ein Maler u. Baumeister der Renaissance. Seine künstlerische Ausbildung erhielt er in Antwerpen. Nach einigen Reisen durch Deutschland und Frankreich, wurde er in Lüttich von dem Bischof Evard de la Marck als Mitglied einer hochrangigen Gesandtschaft unter der Führung des englischen Kardinals Reginald Pole 1537 nach Rom geschickt. Dort studierte er Werke der italienischen Renaissance. Nach seiner Rückkehr gründete er die erste Kunstakademie nördlich der Alpen. - Im unteren Bildbereich links mit kleinen Farbschichtläsuren.

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        DE TOTA GRACIA LIBRI DECEM quibus non solum urbium situs locorumq[ue] int

      Basilae (Bâle): Per Ioannem Oporinum., 1550. Fine. Per Ioannem Oporinum., Basilae (Bâle) 1550, in Folio (21,5x33,5cm), (12) 438pp. (50). Signatures: A6 a-z6 2A-N6 O4 P-S6., relié. - First edition of the famous translation of Abraham Loesher, the best edition and the most faithful according Keyboard. The Princeps of this text dates from 1516 edition, printed by Aldus in Venice, but according to Brunet (Iv, 454), although rare, it was made on a bad script and was performed negligently, giving all its importance to the edition we present .. Published in Colophon. Thumbnail of the printer on the back of the last leaf, with the inscription Arion. Historiated initials. Full contemporary calf. Nerves back again at the end of the nineteenth century, with jewels and casters on the nerves, part of title in red morocco. Corners redone. On upper cover, gilt G. Harrosset. Many scratches on boards. To work on the lower flat. The bottom of the title page has been strengthened 1cm. Light traffic accidents: A pale wetness in low margin (another high margin on a few pages) ranging in fading to page 48, taking over the last 20 pages and index. Work worm between page 26 and 46 in the lower right corner. A second of 349-413 in right page margin at the very bottom. Pausanias was a geographer and writer of the second century AD. JC's description of Greece is a testimony of the first importance on Greece to Roman times, particularly in the second century of the Christian era, although Pausanias often delights to mix history and mythology. In the manner of a modern travel guide, it provides, as and when its route, a detailed list of sites they visit and legends related to it. Numerous archaeological excavations have repeatedly confirmed the truth of his information, especially with regard to the historical sites and works of art they contain. To describe the monuments and sites he visits, Pausanias (115-180) search libraries and travel extensively. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Première édition de la fameuse traduction de Abraham Loesher, la meilleure édition et la plus fidèle selon Clavier. L'édition Princeps de ce texte date de 1516, imprimée par les Alde à Venise, mais selon Brunet (Iv, 454), bien que rare, elle a été faite sur un mauvais manuscrit et a été exécutée avec négligence, ce qui donne toute son importance à l'édition que nous présentons.. Date de publication dans Colophon. Vignette de l'imprimeur au verso du dernier feuillet, avec l'inscription Arion. Lettrines historiées. Reliure en plein veau d'époque. Dos à nerfs refait à la fin du XIXe, avec fleurons et roulettes sur les nerfs, pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Coins refaits. Sur le plat supérieur, doré : G. Harrosset. Nombreuses rayures sur les plats. Un travail de vers sur le plat inférieur. Le bas de la page de titre a été renforcé sur 1cm. Légers accidents sans gravité : Une mouillure pâle en marge basse (une autre en marge haute sur quelques feuillets) allant en s'estompant jusqu'à la page 48, reprenant sur les 20 dernières pages et l'index. Un travail de ver entre la page 26 et 46 au coin inférieur droit. Un second de la page 349 à 413 en marge droite, tout en bas. Pausanias fut un géographe et un écrivain du Iie siècle ap. J. C. Sa description de la Grèce de constitue un témoignage de première importance sur la Grèce à l'époque romaine, en particulier pour le IIe siècle de l'ère chrétienne, même si Pausanias se complaît souvent à mêler histoire et mythologie. À la manière d'un guide de voyage moderne, il donne, au fur et à mesure de son itinéraire, la liste détaillée des sites qu'il visite et les légendes qui s'y rapportent. De nombreuses fouilles archéologiques ont confirmé à maintes reprises la véracité de ses informations, surtout en ce qui concerne les sites historiques et les œuvres d'art qu'ils contenaient. Pour décrire les monuments et les sites qu'il visite, Pausanias (115-180) fouille les bibliothèques et voyage énormément.

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        De la manière de preserver de la pestilence, & den guerir selon les bons auteurs : De la precaution ou preservation du corps humain, contre la pestilence, Livres 1 et 2

      1550. relié. DeCollection. Jean de Tournes & G. Gazeau, Lyon, 1550. Petit in/12 reliure postérieure demi-basane vert bouteille, dos long avec titre doré, lettrines historiées, 155 p., 1 f. avec marque au prisme. Texte en français. Manque : la page de titre et les 7 f. d'épistre, 7 f. de poèmes dont un de T. de Bèze, ainsi que 6 f. en fin d'ouvrage de correspondances avec Jean Volat. Auréoles en bordure des feuillets. Marges coupées court avec petit manques des notes marginales. Quelques notes et soulignements à l'encre. Benoît Tixier dit Textor (né aux env. 1510 à Pont-de-Vaux/ Bresse) étudia la médecine à Paris. Il soigna des patients et survécu à la peste de 1545. La première partie de l'ouvrage traite de la prévention contre la peste, la seconde détaille les symptômes, pronostiques et interventions curatives, régime... Cartier 206, Cioranescu 21223 , Durling 4328, Adams 431.

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        De mensuris et ponderibus Romanorum atque Graecorum; De externis mensuris et ponderibus; Ad ea, quae Andreas Alciatus denuo disputavit...brevis defensio; De mensuris, quibus intervalla metimur; De restituendis ponderibus atque mensuris; De precio metallorum et monetis

      Froben 1550 Edizione definitiva, di molto ampliata rispetto alla prima (del 1533). Le ultime tre parti sono qui in prima edizione. In folio, c.nn. 4, p. 340, c.nn. 8. Grandi marchi tipografici al frontespizio e al verso dell'ultima carta. Ottimo esemplare. Perfettamente restaurato il margine inferiore del frontespizio. Legatura seicentesca rimontata in piena pergamena. (Adams, A 344).

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        COMMENTARIA in tit[ulum] ss. De aedilitio edicto. nunc primum in lucem aedita. Summaria cuique legi & ? praefixa sunt. Index praeterea locupletissimus rerum quae toto opere continentur, in fine libri adiectus est

      Lugduni [Lyon, France]: Haeredes Jacobi Giuntae, 1550. 186 pages of text followed by a 48 page index. Hardcover binding made of simple thick paper boards. Minor staining to margins, and worming to top-edge, with minor invasion into page head titles. Ink inscription on title page "Ex libris Anhny Marie Gnachi de Cherio." Enclosed in protective clamshell box. An early edition of the 15th Century Italian lawyer whose treatise gave rise to the phrase "Devices of Cepola [Cépola]." Quips of law are so called from Bartholomew Cepola [Cépola] whose law-quirks for prolonging lawsuits have been frequently reprinted. (from The Dictionary of Phrase and Fable by E. Cobham Brewer, 1894). Roman Law; Early Printed Books.. First (presumed) edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        Vita e dottrina di Gio.Taulero. Vie et sermons. Manuscrit.

      Deuxieme moitie du XVIe s. (d'apres l'etude des filigranes du papier), s.d., (vers 1550),. in-4to, 7 ff. + 369 p. + 7 ff., numerotation des pages post., ecriture humanistique bien lisible, timbre 'Bibliotheque Saint-Bernard, Martigny' sur les pages 1 et 118, reliure en parchemin (acte de vente en latin, nord de l'Italie).. Jean Tauler (vers 1300 - 1361) ne et mort a Strasbourg, fut un theologien mystique et predicateur alsacien surnomme " Le Docteur illumine ". Il fit partie de l'ordre des Dominicains, comme Maitre Eckhart, dont il fut l'eleve. On ne connait de l'oeuvre de Tauler, avec certitude, que 84 Sermons ecrits en allemand, qui sont en fait des notes d'auditeurs. Publiees partiellement des 1498, les versions manuscrites dispersees dans les bibliotheques europeennes temoignent de la qualite de la transmission et de sa portee.La premiere edition de Leipzig (1498) contenait 84 sermons; la deuxieme (Bale, 1521-22) en rajouta 42, dont certains, egalement selon le meme editeur, n'etaient pas de Tauler; dans la troisieme (Cologne, 1543) on en rajouta encore 25, dont a nouveau quelques illegitimes. Cette derniere edition fut traduite, ou mieux fut paraphrasee, en latin par Laurentius Surius (Cologne, 1548) et fut ensuite employee pour des traductions en plusieurs langues (dont des retraductions en allemand). Luther appreciait Tauler et les Protestants ont toujours eu une tres bonne opinion de ses ecrits et l'ont meme inclus entre les "reformateurs avant la Reforme". Notre manuscrit est une traduction en langue italienne (inedite?) de l'edition de 1548, dediee a l'archeveque de Cologne Adolf III von Schaumburg en charge de 1547 a 1556, lequel fut Grand Chancelier du SER en Italie, par Girard de Hamont, prieur de la chartreuse de Cologne. La preface de l'ouvrage, ecrite par Girard de Hamont, explique d'une facon tres claire le motif qui conduisit a publier une nouvelle traduction en latin des sermons de Tauler. Les textes allemands avaient ete utilises par les Protestants en defense de leurs theses. Ainsi, dans cette periode caracterisee par la Contre-Reforme, s'imposait une nouvelle lecture des sermons de Tauler qui visait a en souligner le caractere catholique. C'est egalement le motif du grand succes de ces textes, temoigne entre autres par la traduction italienne en notre possession.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. http://www.filosofico.net/taulero.htm.

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        Oraisons funebres et tombeaux. Avecques les Cantiques, Quatrains, & autres Poëmes, tant François que Latins

      Very rare first edition partly original collective, partly original, of works by Claude Morenne (1550-1606), preacher of King Henry IV and Bishop of Sees.Binding of full cream vellum flexible time. Back smooth decorated with gilded nets and small florets. Double golden thread coaching boards. All edges gilt.A tiny wormhole on the head of the volume slice.The collection is dedicated to the secretary Villeroy and includes, besides various tombs and funeral orations (124 ff.) Spiritual Songs (77 pp.), The Quatrains (20 pp.) And miscellaneous Poems (104 pp.). Bookplate engraved with the initials PR and currency Our Lady protect France and the line of kings.Beautiful copy. Pierre Bertault Paris 1604 in-8 (11x17,5cm) 4 parties reliées en un volume

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        In This Volume are conteined the statutes made and established from the time of kyng Henry the thirde, unto the fyrste yere of the reigne of our most gratious and victorious soueraigne lorde kinge Henry the viii. S.T.C. 9301.3; Not in Beale

      The second printing of the first edition of the statutes of the realm commencing with Magna Carta which were rendered into English, playing a significant part in the 'Englishing' of English law (long in Latin and Law French) during the Tudor reigns. Later polished calf, skillfully rebacked, with the bookplate of Henry Cunliffe on the front pastedown, gilt edges, very clean; the Taussig copy. In officina Thomae Berleti [i.e. Bertheleti and N. Hill?], London, 1550?.

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        The Unyon of the Twoo Noble and Illustre Famelies of Lancastre & Yorke (Union of the Two Noble and Illustre Families of Lancastre & Yorke)

      Rychard Grafton, prynter to the Kynges Maiesty, 1550. Hardcover. Good. Early English printing. 2 volume set. Early leather boards recased with later raised spine. Small folios. First published in 1548 this chronicle of English history and the House of Tudor was a major source for Shakespeare's English plays, particularly Richard III. It was prohibited by Queen Mary, and not reprinted until 1809. Later, the printing of this book was banned by act of Parliament in 1855. Imprint from colophon, ²B7v. Lacks 3 leaves: Henry VIIIs index, lacks Edward IIII leaves Lvii and Lx. Per ESTC and Lowndes collation differed greatly. Marginal restoration to title image and other minor marginal repairs. Black letter. Pages generally clean. Educated at Eton and Cambridge, Edward Halle entered Grays Inn, was appointed sergeant of the city of London in 1532, and became a judge in the sheriffs court. He wrote the Union of the Two Noble and Illustre Families of Lancaster and York, which was published in 1542 by Thomas Bethelet. Queen Mary ordered copies of the book to be burned and only fragments survive. Richard Grafton completed the history, which was unfinished after the year 1532, based on the authors notes and began reprinting Halles Chronicle in 1547 (the year Halle died). Four principal variants were published that largely differ by the addition of tables as printing was under way two dated 1548 and two dated 1550. The present copy is one of the 1550 variants. Halles Chronicles spans a period of English history of keen interest to the reading public: the War of Roses to the Tudors from the deposing of Richard II by Lancastrian Henry of Bollingbroke (Henry IV), to the return to power of the Yorks, to the union of the two factions with Henry VII and his marriage to Elizabeth, and concluding with the reign of Henry VIII. Halle wrote as a chronicler and as an eyewitness. Through the reign of Henry VII, he draws from earlier sources, but Halles history of Henry VIII is original material. He was an enthusiastic supporter of the King and a Protestant, providing valuable information for future historians. The book is also noteworthy for another reason. He read and learned well from Sir Thomas Mores History of Richard III (which he uses) and Vergil Polydores Anglicae Historiae. History is more than a chronicle of events. He edits material to shape it into a story to teach a lesson about the dangers of rebellion and civil unrest. This is readily apparent from the table of contents with chapter titles that include The unquyete tyme of kyng Henry the fowerth, The troubleous season of king Henry the vi, The pitifull life of kynge Edward the V and The tragicall doinges of kyng Richard the iii. The long concluding chapter of the book (577 of 1353 text pages) is The triumphaunte reigne of king Henry the viii. Shakespeares primary source for his English history plays was Holinsheds Chronicles, which drew material from Halle. Shakespeare also used Halles Chronicles as a direct source for some details omitted by Holinshed (e.g., in the three parts of Henry VI). From the University of Californias Chrzanowski Collection; Chrzanowski 1550h.From Bibliotheca Sunderlandiana: Lot 5944, p. 471: This is the fourth issue of this Chronicle, the sale of which was prohibited by Act of Parliament in 1555. It contains woodcut title (mounted) ; ded. to Edward VI. and R. Grafton to the reader 2 Il. ; names of the authors, and names of the histories 1 leaf ; text Henry IV., fols. xxxii, and table 2 11. ; Henry V., fols. L, and 2 ll. of table ; Henry VI., fols. 104 (the two last being numb, ci and cii in error) ; and table 3 11. followed by a blank 1. ; Edward IV., fols. Ixi. and table 4 11. followed by a blank 1. ; Edward V., fols. xxiv, and table 1 leaf. Richard III., fols. xxxv, the table commencing on the verso of the last and occupying 3 pp. followed by a blank 1. ; Henry VII., fols. Ixi, 1 blank 1.; table 3 11., and another blank 1. ; Henry VIII., fols. cclxiii ; table commencing on reverse oi the last leaf 25 pp. ; head lines cut close, leaf of dedication mended ; a leaf or two slightly soiled, but the vol. is generally clean and sound.â - Bibliotheca Sunderlandiana; Sale Catalogue of the Library of Printed Books Known as the Sunderland Or Blenheim Library to be Sold by Auction London 1881-1883. This description is of this specific volume being offered for sale.Refs: Lowndes pp982-984. STC 12723; Grolier 127; ESTC S120059Provenance: Previously owned by the Duke of Marlborough, from the library collected by the third Earl Sunderland; Charles Spencer Sunderland. This copy was purchased by Mr. Quaritch at the Sunderland sale. (From Blenheim Palace (sold 1881-83). Book plate of front paste down of Edmund McClure A.M. A large ship with the motto, "Beatos puto qubis deor um munere datum est aut facere scribenda aut scribere legenda: beatissimos vero quib utruque". McClure was a minister active in London in the early 20th century, presumably Quaritch sold it to him. Later it was purchased in London in 1939 by the American, Walton Ferris, Esq. from B.T. Batsford Publishers and Booksellers. Walton Ferris was a Foreign Service officer with the US State Department. He was stationed in London during WWII. Includes related ephemera, such as Ferris invoice from Batsford, a 1939 letter to the American Embassy in London to Ferris, a number of bookseller catalog listings of this title, and related Shakespeare newsprint. Great Britain -- History -- Lancaster and York, 1399-1485. Titles: Union of the two noble and illustre famelies of Lancastre and Yorke; Vnyon of the twoo noble and illustre famelies of Lancastre and Yorke. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. (The unyon of the twoo noble and illustre famelies of Lancastre and Yorke : beyng long in continuall discension for the croune of this noble realme, with al the actes done in both the tymes of the Princes, both of the one lynage & of the other, beginnyng at the tyme of kynge Henry the fourthe, the first aucthor of this deuision, and so successiuely proceding to [the] raygne of the hygh and prudent Prince kynge Henry the eyghte, the indubitate floure and very heyre of both the sayde linages.)

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        Tes Kaines Diathekes hapanta : Euangelion kata Matthaion. Kata Markon. Kata Loukan. Kata Ioannen. Praxeis ton Apostolon = Nouum IESU Christi D.N. Testamentum. Ex Bibliotheca Regia.

      Lutetiae : Ex officina Roberti Stephani typographi Regii, Regiis typis, 1550Third Greek New Testament published by Robert Etienne, 1550, all before "Nouum" in the title is in Greek type, Part 2 has title (in Greek type): Paulou tou Apostolou epistolai. Folio, approximately 330 x 220 mm, 13 x 8¾ inches, printer's basilisk device on each title page, large historiated initials, historiated architectural headpieces and columns to canons of Eusebius, other decorated headpieces, ruled in red throughout, pages: [32], 1 - 268 [268 misnumbered 272], 1 - 202, PART II LACKING PAGES 193 / 194 AND FINAL UNNUMBERED LEAF WITH ERRATA, COLOPHON AND PRINTER'S DEVICE, collation: *8, **8, a - q8, r6; A - M8, N6 ( - N1 and N6), contents: title - leaf; preface by R. Stephanus, in Greek and Latin (1 leaf); "Hypomnema peri tou Euangeliou" by St John Chrysostom (Greek: 7 pages); canons of Eusebius (7 pages); "Pinax martyrion" (passages from the Old Testament: 5 leaves); Greek verses by H. Stephanus (1 leaf); Sophronius' life of Matthew, and "Prooimion" to Matthew by Theophylact (1 leaf); Greek text of Gospels and Acts (p. [1] - 272); title - leaf to Part II and Greek text of epistles and Revelation (p. [1] - 202). Rebacked in modern calf, maroon gilt lettered label, gilt decoration and rules to spine, worn old reverse calf covers, gilt lettered leather label to upper cover with gilt surounds, speckled edges. Covers rubbed, shelf wear to edges, corners slightly worn with boards just showing at tips,, 1 corner repaired, 20th century armorial bookplate on front pastedown, (James Heron Watson), neat inscription at top of front endpaper, original endpaper carries on reverse the supposed signature of the great Cardinal Charles de Lorraine (1524 - 1574) with Latin notes in a 16th century hand below it, signature of La Curne in lower margin of title page (Jean - Baptiste de La Curne de Sainte - Palaye? (1697 ?" 1781) French historian, classicist, philologist and lexicographer), with a few words partially erased next to it, single tiny wormhole from original endpaper to a5, faint browning to a1, interlinear translation into Latin in a faint brown tiny hand on pages 1 - 21, intermittent faint browning to margins, 3 fore - edges expertly remargined, no loss of print, 10 mm (½") chip to lower edge of a4, faint damp staining to top margin of c3 - c7, d7 - e1, f2 - f3, and M4 and N3, small rust mark to page 49 with loss of a couple of Greek characters, very occasional small mark or pale stain to margins, small light ink stain on page 14, no loss of legibility, otherwise a clean tight copy lacking 1 leaf of text and the colophon leaf, N1 & N6. N1 is followed by 2 blank red ruled leaves and N6 is followed by 1 ruled leaf. "The third and most important of R. Stephanus' editions, known as the Editio Regia. From this the 'Textus Receptus', found in ordinary Greek Testaments, is substantially derived ... In this third recension the text is more closely conformed to that of Erasmus ... The most interesting feature of this Testament is the critical apparatus, printed in the inner margin of the text, which gives various readings and additions from MSS. collated by H.Stephanus, and also from the Complutensian ... [The text is] printed in the large 'Royal' type." Darlow and Moule, Volume II Part II, 4622; Mortimer, Harvard, French 16th Century Books, Volume I, No. 78. The label on the upper cover reads: "Exemplaire ayant appartenu au Cardinal de Lorraine" (Copy which belonged to the Cardinal of Lorraine) however proof is lacking that the signature on the original front endpaper is that of the famous Cardinal, protector of Rabelais and Ronsard, founder of the cathedral of Rheims. The 16th century Latin note below the signature affirms that it is genuine, but claims unequivocally that the Latin translation on the first 21 pages is not in the hand of the very learned Cardinal, and complains that it spoils the elegance of the book. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        RVINARVM PALATII MAIORIS, CVM, CONTIGVO SEPTIZONIO PROSPECTVS Z. [Ruins on the Palatine, with the Septzonium]

      1550 - Plate from the serie Praecipva aliqvot Romanae antiqvitatis rvinarvm, monimenta, vivis prospectibvs, ad veri imitationem affabre designata published in Antwerp by Hieronymus Cock in 1551. View on the ruins on the Palatine, with the Septzonium. Inscribed on the top: 'RVINARVM PALATII MAIORIS, CVM, CONTIGVO SEPTIZONIO PROSPECTVS Z.'. Signed on the lower left corner:'COOK F. 1550.' Etching on paper, trimmed within platemark; total: 196 x 283 mm; only state. Small stains in the sky. Hollstein 33, Riggs 12. OM 5 (Cock) / PT01Rome

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        PROCESSIONARIUS secundum ordinem Cisterciensem noviter impressus: correctus auctus et emendatus. Cum multis aliis additionibus nusque impressis.

      Caesar Augustae (Zaragoza), (à la fin:) Bartholomei a Nagera, 1550. - Petit in-8. 222ff. non chiffrés. Plein maroquin brun doublé, dos à nerfs orné, double filet doré sur les plats, doublure de maroquin havane guilloché à froid et encadré de filets et d'une guirlande dorée (reliure espagnole postérieure, vers 1950?). Précieuse édition de ce recueil des chants liturgiques qui étaient vocalisés pendant les processions des cisterciens espagnols. Elle fut imprimée à Saragosse avec la musique notée et peut être considérée comme la première édition complète du processionnal cistercien, car elle ne fut précédée que par un petit livret de 64 pages imprimé dans la même ville en 1516. Les processionnals sont des livres liturgiques contenant les paroles et la musique des chants qui accompagnaient les processions religieuses: essentiellement des répons, des antiennes et des hymnes. Il s'agit habituellement d'ouvrages manuscrits mais c'est principalement en Espagne, pays fortement attaché à la tradition des processions, que se développa au 16e siècle une activité éditoriale autour des processionnals. Le présent volume est rarissime. Nous n'avons pu en localiser que deux exemplaires complets (British Library et Washington University Pullman Library). En Espagne, les collections patrimoniales n'en répertorient que 4 exemplaires seulement, tous incomplets. Ordiozola, notamment, n'en connaissait aucun exemplaire complet. Belle impression gothique aux encres rouge et noire, avec la musique notée à chaque page. La gravure au verso du titre est légèrement épidermée avec d'infimes manques. Très bon exemplaire, malgré des marges un peu courtes par endroits. Palau, 238140. Odriozola, Catálogo de libros litúrgicos, españoles y portugueses impresos en los siglos XV y XVI (1996), 649 (ne connaissait aucun exemplaire complet). Sanchez, Bibliografía Aragonesa del siglo XVI, n°298 (décrivant un exemplaire incomplet du titre). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eight leaves of the "Der Todten Tanz: D rch alle Stände vnd Geschlecht der Menschen " [Danse Macabre]

      Augsburg?, c. 1550. Paperback. Very Good. Title in architectural woodcut border with woodcut vignette of the passing of time personified. 7 full-page woodcuts of Erschaffung aller ding (Eve?'s Creation), Adam un Eva im Paradens (Fall of Man), Austreibung aus dem Paradens (Expulsion from Paradise), Adams und Eve Nahrung (Adam and Eve laboring), Ein Schiffman (The Sailor), Ein Wucherer (The Usurer), and Ein Kauffman (The Merchant). Holbein's Dance of Death marks the first Dance to be published in book format. Originally published in 1538, these leaves contain the same blocks used in the 1544 edition which were copies after Holbein and made by Jobst de Necker. The book was published in at least three versions by de Necker and his son published at least two version. This is quite a rare fragment found also in fragmentary form in the Austrian National Library with the same German captions. (Size: 310 x 200mm).

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        La Perruche souffre

      Early 1800s.. Engraving, printed in color with added handcolor, image 13 x 10 on sheet 10 x 13 1/2 inches. Very light overall foxing. Extraordinarily finely engraved and colored, plate 23 from F. Levaillant's "Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets." In "The Bird Illustrated 1550-1900" Barraband is noted as "the finest French bird painter of his day," and it is noted that "much credit for the sumptuousness of all Levaillant's books must go to his printer, Langlois, who perfected the art of printing in colors, embellished with hand-retouching." .

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        Descrittione di tutta Italia., nella quale si contiene il sito di essa, l'origine, e le signorie delle città , e delle castella, co i nomi antichi e moderni,. Et piu gli huomini famosi che l'hanno illustrata, i monti, i laghi, i fiumi,.

      - In folio; pergamena rigida del Settecento, dorso con tassello e titolo in oro, tagli marmorizzati (come nuova); cc. (4), I-VII, 9-469, (28). Mancano le carte bianche A8 e IIII6. Con il ritratto dell'autore inciso in rame nel testo. Marca tipografica sul frontespizio. Al verso del titolo e nelle carte preliminari figurano componimenti di Giovanni Philoteo Achillini, Andrea Alciati, Lilio Gregorio Giraldi, Sebastiano Corradi e molti altri. Titolo e prime carte lievemente ingiallite nel margine interno, strappo anticamente restaurato alla carta 219 senza perdita, alone nel margine interno di un gruppo di carte all'inizio e al centro del volume, ultima carta con margine interno rinforzato e piccolo foro restaurato che comporta un'insignificante perdita di poche lettere, ma complessivamente ottima copia fresca e ben rilegata.PRIMA EDIZIONE, dedicata dall'autore ad Enrico II di Francia e a Caterina de' Medici, sua consorte (Bologna, 19 gennaio 1550), di questa importante guida storica, artistica e geografica dell'Italia che, nonostante l'ingente mole, andò incontro ad uno straordinario successo editoriale e fu consultata fino a Seicento inoltrato da molti stranieri desiderosi di affrontare il Grand Tour della penisola.Dopo la prima edizione bolognese, nella quale l'autore si scusa di non aver potuto stampare la promessa aggiunta sulle Isole pertinenti ad essa, per non aver voluto procrastinare ulteriormente l'uscita del ponderoso volume che già da anni attendeva di essere pubblicato, l'opera andò incontro tra il 1551 e il 1596 a ben dieci edizioni, quasi tutte veneziane, a cui sono da aggiungere due edizioni di Colonia nella traduzione latina di G. Kryander Hoeninger. Il manoscritto dell'appendice sulle isole, conservato presso il convento bolognese di San Domenico, fu ottenuto da Ludovico degli Avanzi, che lo stampò per la prima volta a seguito della Descrittione nel 1561. Degna di menzione è pure l'edizione del 1568, nella quale le Isole sono corredate da sette carte geografiche.Sorta di summa del sapere storico-antiquario del Quattro-Cinquecento, esemplata sulla falsariga del precedente più illustre di questo genere di letteratura, ossia l'Italia illustrata di Flavio Biondo, la Descrittione dell'Alberti è anche il frutto delle conoscenze dirette dell'autore, che come predicatore girò la penisola in lungo e in largo.Egli si servì non solo dell'opera del Biondo, ma consultò la sua notevole biblioteca e mandò richieste di informazioni a tutti i dotti italiani, i quali gli risposero per lo più con grande entusiasmo ed interesse: tra i suoi corrispondenti spiccano i nomi di Paolo Giovio ed Andrea Alciati.Alberti non fu quindi un semplice compilatore, ma seppe attentamente vagliare le sue fonti ed emendare gli autori antichi, laddove questi potevano essere corretti dai moderni o dall'osservazione diretta.Leandro Alberti, bolognese, nel 1493 entrò nell'Ordine domenicano presso il convento forlivese di San Giacomo Apostolo. Nel 1495 cominciò a studiare filosofia e teologia presso il convento di San Domenico a Bologna sotto la guida di G. Garzoni e S. Mazzolini da Prierio.Intorno al 1505 si dedicò alla predicazione, girando per l'Italia. Per un certo periodo, verso il 1515, fu al seguito del maestro generale dell'Ordine, Tommaso de Vio, meglio conosciuto come cardinal Caietano. Rientrato a Bologna nel 1516, compose il De viris illustribus Ordinis Praedicatorum, che fu stampato l'anno seguente.Nominato provinciale di Terra Santa, nel 1525 Alberti partì da Roma insieme al nuovo maestro generale dell'Ordine, Francesco Silvestri da Ferrara, con il quale nei tre anni successivi visitò l'Italia meridionale e la Sicilia, l'Italia centro-settentrionale ed infine la Francia. Il viaggio s'interruppe nel 1528 per la morte del Silvestri e Alberti fece ritorno a Roma, dove probabilmente maturò l'dea e cominciò la stesura dell'opera a cui deve la propria fama.Negli anni successivi egli fu a Bologna, dove in occasione del terzo centenario della traslazi [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De seer wonderlijke, schoone, triumphelijke Incompst

      1550. COECKE VAN AELST, Pieter. De seer wonderlijke, schoone, triumphelijke Incompst, van den hooghmogenden Prince Philips, Prince van Spaignen, Caroli des vijfden, Keysers sone [The Triumph of Antwerp]. By Cornelius Graphaeus (Scribonius). [56] ff. Illustrated with 31 woodcut illustrations by Pieter Coecke van Aelst comprising: 19 full-page including half-title and privilege borders, 3 double-page, and 4 in-text (2 double-page, including one folding), all in contemporary hand-colouring; and 4 full-page and one in-text black and white plans. 4to., 276 x 190 mm, bound in Dutch 18th-century Dutch speckled calf with gilt armorial device of Aaron Joseph de Pinto on both covers framed by gilt triple fillet and roll border, spine in seven compartments with raised bands, gilt extra, board edges gilt, marbled endpapers and blue edges. [Antwerp: Pieter Coecke van Aelst for Gillis van Diest, 1550.] Rare First Edition of this hand-coloured fête book celebrating the entrance of Philip II into Antwerp on September 10, 1549. The thirty one woodcuts were designed and published by Pieter Coecke van Aelst, court painter to Charles V. In all, 21 arcs de triomphe were financed and built by the city, with five erected by foreign merchants from Germany, Spain, England, Florence, and Geneva, plus elaborate tableaux vivants staged in open-air theaters decorated in tapestries, stucco, and trompe l'oeil. There were 895 carpenters, 234 painters, and 498 workers employed to create the grand passage, with the city of Antwerp alone spending 130,000 ecus on the magnificent project (Vinet). Hans Vredeman de Vries, Antonio Palermo, Jan Mandijn, Frans Floris, and Lambert van Noort were among the artists who contributed to "one of the most impressive festive celebrations ever held in the Low Countries" (Bussels, p. 10). The Flemish painter, architect, and designer of woodcuts, stained glass and tapestries, Pieter Coecke van Aelst (1502-1550) was recently the subject of an exhibition by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which devoted several galleries to his designs for Renaissance tapestries that were commissioned by Charles V, François I, Henry VIII, and Cosimo de Medici. A native of Ghent, Coecke probably trained in Antwerp with his father-in-law Jans Mertens van Dornicke and Bernard van Orley (ca. 1492-1541/42) before establishing his own influential workshop there in the 1520s. Pieter Bruegel the Elder (ca. 1525-1569) was among his apprentices and he later married Coecke's daughter. In addition to being one of the most admired and influential artists of his time, Coecke was an accomplished architect and translator, publishing Vitruvius and Serlio in Flemish, which introduced Italian art theory into the Netherlands. His familiarity with the Italian architectural treatises is obvious in the illustrations of ground plans facing many of the coloured plates. Coecke's taste for architectural detail is on full display in these delicate woodcut illustrations of arches and theaters, Fontainebeau-like structures, in this copy embellished with subtle contemporary hand-colouring in red, blue, pink, green, stone gray, and orange. "Coecke's book is among the first to illustrate this hybrid Netherlandish approach to architecture" (Grand Design, p. 107), combining Florentine classicism, Renaissance strapwork, and Mannerism. His woodcut illustrations are mostly frontal views of the arches and theaters, with the exception of the Florentine arch. A cross-section reveals a line of Corinthian columns, each base with the Medici family crest of six palle, and a continuous iconographical program of sculptural friezes, with a Florentine fleur de lis flag crowning the front pediment. Charles V arranged his son Philip's visit to the Low Countries in order to seal renewed contracts between the Habsburgs and the Burgundian Netherlands -- and consequently each city greeted its future ruler with unparalleled extravagance. This text provides detailed descriptions of the celebrations in Antwerp: performances, decorations, even the weather (rainy). The author, Cornelius Graphaeus from Aalst (Cornelis de Schrijver, or Scribonius, 1482-1558), was secretary of Antwerp and a renowned Latin poet who maintained correspondence with Erasmus and Thomas More. He was jailed in 1522 for supporting Martin Luther, whose De captivitate Babylonica he placed in the hands of Albrecht Dürer in 1521, but later returned to public office in 1540. De Triumphe va[n] Antwerpen was also published in Latin and French in 1550 with the same illustrations. The various translations seem to have been simultaneously published and priority cannot be established, though it is notable that both the author and artist were Flemish, the language of this printing. However, Landwehr states that the Dutch was translated from the Latin text. OCLC finds only four copies of the Dutch version in the U.S. (University of Pennsylvania, Brown, National Gallery, Boston Athenaeum). Final leaf (O4) laid down. PROVENANCE: Aaron Joseph de Pinto (1710-1758), wealthy Amsterdam merchant of Jewish/Portuguese origin, de Pinto sale in 1785 at Jan Willem Smit; Museum Kunstniverheid, stamp to front fly-leaf. Adams S-763 (Scribonius). Vinet 557 (French). E.A.H. Cleland, ed., Grand Design: Pieter Coecke van Aelst and Renaissance Tapestry (exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 8, 2014-January 11, 2015), no. 23 (French). Landwehr, Splendid Ceremonies 25. Berlin Katalog 2938. A. Corbet, Pieter Coecke van Aelst (1950). Stijn Bussels, The Antwerp Entry of Prince Philip in 1549: Spectacle, Rhetoric, and Power (2012). For Provenance see: J. Storm van Leeuwen, Dutch Decorated Bookbinding in the Eighteenth Century, 2006.

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        De occulta philosophia libri tres.

      Lyon, Godefroid & Marcellin Beringen, 1550.. (20), 586 SS., 1 w. Bl., (4) SS. Mit mehreren Holzschnitten im Text sowie 7 Tabellen auf 4 Falttafeln. Schöner blindgepr. Schweinslederband der Zeit mit hs. Rückenschildchen. 8vo.. Frühe Ausgabe des erstmals 1533 erschienenen Hauptwerks des Kölner Okkultisten Agrippa (1486-1535). Der erste Teil war bereits 1531 erschienen, die Veröffentlichung der beiden folgenden Teile wurde durch Eingreifen der Inquisition bis Juli 1533 aufgeschoben. "Whatever its defects, Agrippa's 'De occulta philosophia' gave a more general presentation of the subject than could be found elsewhere, at least in print. Partly on this account, partly because of its daring enunciation of certain suspect doctrines such as that of a world soul, partly because of advertising which it received by being placed on various lists of prohibited books and Indexes, it found a number of editions and readers during the next two centuries [...] Agrippa became the hero or villain of legendary tales in the handbooks on witchcraft" (Thorndike V, 136). - Adams A 387. Baudrier III, 49. Coumont A15.6 (nennt nur 2 Falttabellen).

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        Carmina Antonii Gigantis Forosemproniensis Exametra, Elegiaca, Lyrica, et Hendecasyllaba.

      In 4to (cm 21); cartonato coevo (dorso rifatto); pp. (8), 250, (2 bianche). Marca tipografica al titolo. Alcuni fascicoli lievemente bruniti, ma nel complesso ottima copia genuina e marginosa nella sua prima legatura.RARA EDIZIONE ORIGINALE. Originario di Fossombrone, Antonio Giganti compì i suoi studi sotto la guida di Ludovico Panezio da Fano e dello zio paterno Girolamo, che fu letterato e giurista stimato. Grazie a lui il Giganti conobbe il prelato bolognese Ludovico Beccadelli, nunzio pontificio a Venezia dal 1550, di cui divenne fidatissimo segretario fino alla morte di quest'ultimo (1572). Dal 1555 fino al 1560, anno in cui fu richiamato a Roma, il Beccadelli insieme al suo seguito risiedette a Ragusa in Dalmazia. Quivi il Giganti cominciò la sua collezione di oggetti naturalistici, che divenne negl'anni un vero e proprio museo (cfr. G. Fragnito, Compositio memoriae: il museo di Antonio Giganti, in: "In museo e in villa. Saggi sul Rinascimento perduto", Venezia, 1988, pp. 159 - 214), si appassionò alla poesia provenzale e scrisse uno dei suoi primi componimenti De irrito piscatu in litore Illyrico (pp. 74 - 75 della presente edizione). Dopo un soggiorno di tre anni a Trento, Beccadelli si trasferì a Prato. Quivi il Giganti ampliò la sua collezione, continuò ad acquistare codici di poeti provenzali ed italiani del Tre - Quattrocento e divenne membro dell'Accademia fiorentina. Alla morte del Beccadelli, il Giganti entrò al servizio del cardinale Gabriele Paleotti, presso la cui residenza bolognese rimase fino al 1597. Fu in questi anni che egli conobbe Ulisse Aldrovandi ed ebbe modo di visitare il suo museo. Si sa che anche Aldrovandi visitò e redasse un catalogo della raccolta del Giganti, ma pare che questa fosse, per dimensioni ed importanza dei pezzi, alquanto inferiore a quella del celebre professore universitario. Giaganti morì a Fossombrone nel 1598. La presente raccolta poetica, cui nel 1598 fece seguito una postuma Appendix ad volumen poematum anno MDXCV editum, comprende gran parte delle traduzioni dal greco al latino e dei versi scritti dal Giganti nel corso della sua vita. Come tali, i componimenti rispecchiano gli incontri che egli fece e i luoghi in cui abitò negli anni e costituiscono un'interessante fonte documentaria per il periodo. In particolare abbondano i riferimenti a personaggi e luoghi bolognesi e ragusani. Molti sono inoltre i versi di altri autori in risposta a quelli del Giganti. Spiccano nella raccolta un componimento sulla Villa Tuscolano di Giovanni Battista Campeggi vicino Bologna; vari versi indirizzati a Gabriele Paleotti, Carlo Sigonio e, ovviamente, al protettore Ludovico Beccadelli; un componimento in memoria di Girolamo Manuzio, figlio di Paolo, morto bambino a Ragusa; carmina sugli ugonotti francesi, sull'obelisco di Sisto V, sul museo di Ulisse Aldrovandi; vari brevi carmina elegiaca in effigiem di Reginald Pole, Gaspare Contarini, Pietro Bembo, Giovanni Morone, Carlo Borromeo, Aldo Manuzio, Trifone Gabriele, Girolamo Mercuriale e tanti altri; un carmen lyricum indirizzato a Laura Battiferri ed uno sul matrimonio di Francesco Maria della Rovere e Lucrezia d'Este. (cfr. D.B.I., LIV, pp. 661 - 663). Edit16, CNCE20970. BMSTCItalian, p. 300. \

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        Ordini di Cavalcare. -

      In - 8 picc. Piena pergamena antica, ricucita. Con due figure schematiche di maneggi e 50 illustrazioni di morsi inc. in legno a p. pagina n.t. 110, (26) ff.; tracce di polvere marginali, alcuni fogli mal rilegati nel quaderno F, e minimi forellini nelle ultime carte. Celebre opera dello stimato cavallerizzo napoletano. Il suo scritto, che ebbe il merito di essere il primo trattato a stampa di equitazione (edizione originale: Napoli 1550), pose le basi della moderna equitazione e si diffuse rapidamente in tutta Europa. Menessier I, 582. An early edition of the famous and highly influential work on horsemanship by the Neapolitan riding master (first edition: 1550). With 2 diagrams of manage in the text and 50 full page woodcuts of bites. Some dust soiling, a few leaves misbound in quire F, and a minute wormhole towards end. Old vellum recased.

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        L'IDEA DEL THEATRO DELLO ECCELLENTE M.GIULIO CAMILLO.

      Dedicatoria di Lodovico Domenichi a Don Diego Hurtado di Mendoza. Cm.14,7x9,5. Pg.88, numerate solo al recto. Legatura in piena pergamena rigida. Tagli spruzzati. Marca tipografica, raffigurante la Giustizia con spada e bilancia, al frontespizio. Esemplare in accellenti condizioni di conservazione, fresca impressione. Si tratta di una rara edizione curata da Lodovico Domenichi dello stesso anno della prima, pubblicata postuma in Firenze da Lorenzo Torrentino nell'aprile del 1550. "Giulio Camillo detto "Delminio" (Portogruaro, 1480?"1544) è stato un umanista e filosofo italiano. Letterato, erudito e insegnante, è famoso per il suo trattato sulla Imitazione nell'arte e per il vagheggiato progetto utopistico del Teatro della Memoria o Teatro della Sapienza, edificio ligneo costruito secondo il modello vitruviano in cui avrebbe dovuto essere archiviato, tramite un sistema di associazioni mnemoniche per immagini, tutto lo scibile umano, precursore delle moderne enciclopedie. Le fonti sulla sua vita sono due biografie scritte nel XVIII secolo da Federigo Altan e Giorgio Liruti. Nato attorno al 1480 (altre fonti attestano 1484), è possibile che il suo nome di battesimo fosse, in realtà, Bernardino, mentre Giulio Camillo sarebbe uno pseudonimo di sapore latineggiante, adottato secondo il costume degli umanisti dell'epoca. Studiò presso l'Università di Padova e si dedicò quindi all'insegnamento di eloquenza e logica. Nel 1508 fondò con altri, a Pordenone, l'Accademia Liviana; trasferitosi a Venezia, conobbe tra gli altri Pietro Bembo, Pietro Aretino e Tiziano, e strinse amicizia con Erasmo da Rotterdam, che lo ricorda nella sua opera Ciceronianus, attribuendogli eccellenti doti di oratore. Nel 1515 si trova a Udine, quale "maestro d'umanità". Qui tenta di ottenere "l'officio di Cancelliere della Comunità". Dedicatosi allo studio della lingua ebraica e delle lingue orientali, della cabala, del pitagorismo e della filosofia neoplatonica, nel 1519, in occasione di un viaggio a Roma, ebbe probabilmente occasione di confrontarsi con il cardinale Egidio da Viterbo, uno dei massimi cabalisti cristiani. In quegli anni andava sviluppando l'idea di un teatro di nuova concezione, in cui, a differenza che nel teatro tradizionale, in cui lo spettatore si trova in platea e lo spettacolo si svolge sul palco, era lo spettatore a trovarsi al centro del palco e lo spettacolo gli si dispiegava intorno. Dal palco, infatti, si dipartivano 7 gradini, ognuno dei quali contrassegnato con una diversa immagine (Primo grado, Convivio, Antro, Gorgoni, Pasifae, Talari, Prometeo) e ognuno suddiviso in sette parti, corrispondenti ai sette pianeti (Luna, Mercurio, Marte, Giove, Sole, Saturno, Venere). Ognuna delle quarantanove intersezioni che risultavano era contrassegnata da un'altra immagine mnemonica desunta dalla mitologia, che rappresentava una parte dello scibile umano. In pratica, il suo Teatro era un edificio della memoria, rappresentante l'ordine della verità eterna e i diversi stadi della creazione, un'enciclopedia del sapere e l'immagine del cosmo. In questo progetto si avvertono la tensione tipicamente rinascimentale verso il sapere universale e la conoscenza del cosmo, nonché gli influssi della filosofia ermetica e cabalistica iniziata da Pico della Mirandola e studiata nel Novecento da Frances Yates. Delminio espose le sue teorie nel trattato "Idea del Theatro" (pubblicato postumo a Venezia nel 1550) e trovò un sostenitore e mecenate nel sovrano francese Francesco I, che incontrò a Milano, ma non è chiaro se un prototipo di tale teatro sia stato effettivamente costruito. La sua figura non convenzionale e le sue idee particolarissime gli attirarono l'ammirazione di molti ma anche l'ostilità di altri, ed egli venne definito sia un genio sia un ciarlatano. La sua stessa persona era circondata da un alone di mistero, e anche la morte, attorno al 1544, avvenne in circostanze poco chiare" (da "Wikipedia").

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        Norte de los Estados, en que se da regla de vivir a los Mancebos y a los Casados, y a los Viudos, y a todos los Continentes

      [Burgos, Juan de Junta,1550]. 4to.; ejemplar falto de la portada y de las tres hojas de preliminares, 145 folios (de 149), faltando tambien los folios 138 a 144, ambos inclusive. Impresión en letra gótica, de 40 lineas. Encuadernación de la época, en pergamino, con pérdidas en cabeza y pie de lomera y un trozo superior del plano posterior.

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        In This Volume are conteined the statutes made and established from the time of kyng Henry the thirde, unto the fyrste yere of the reigne of our most gratious and victorious soueraigne lorde kinge Henry the viii. S.T.C. 9301.3; Not in Beale

      London: In officina Thomae Berleti [i.e. Bertheleti and N. Hill?], 1550?. Later polished calf, skillfully rebacked, with the bookplate of Henry Cunliffe on the front pastedown, gilt edges, very clean; the Taussig copy The second printing of the first edition of the statutes of the realm commencing with Magna Carta which were rendered into English, playing a significant part in the 'Englishing' of English law (long in Latin and Law French) during the Tudor reigns

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        Quaderno de Alcaualas. Leyes del Quaderno nueuo de las rentas de las alcaualas y franquezas hecho en la vega de Granada: por el qual el Rey [y] la Reyna n[uest]ros señores reuocan todas las otras leyes de los otros quadernos hechos de antes. Y añadido el priuilegio de las ferias de Medina de Rio seco, Nueuamente con gran diligencia a toda su primera integridad restituido de muchos vicios que por el discurso de tiempo en el auia.

      [Colophon] Salamanca, en casa de Juan de Junta, 1550. - Large woodcut arms of Spain (the greater coat of arms of Carlos I, 13.1 x 9.5 cm.) on title page; woodcut border on 3 sides, overall 24.2 x 15.8 cm.; good impressions of both. Seven- and four-line initials on verso of title page. Gothic redonda type, 48 lines. xxvii, (3) ll. Folio (30 x 20.5 cm.), later wrappers of laid paper (eighteenth-century?) with several contemporary vertical rules in ink. Title page darkened and with some soiling, edges chipped (repaired in margin at top left and right edge, affecting the edge of the borders on recto, one initial and 3 letters on verso). Dampstained in top half of page throughout, without loss of text. Sound and honest: overall a good copy. Numerous early (sixteenth century) marginal ink inscriptions in Latin, and underlinings; on title page, these are faded to the point of illegibility. A few later (eighteenth century?) ink inscriptions and underlinings. ---- One of many editions of these laws setting out who pays taxes in Spain and how much. The earliest edition of the @Quaderno listed in Palau is Burgos, 1486; the latest is Alcalá, 1560. The 147 laws were issued by Los Reyes Católicos (D. Fernando and D. Isabel) and by "Juana la Loca," nominally queen of Castile and Aragon 1504-1555, who was imprisoned after 1509 on orders of her father D. Fernando and kept imprisoned by her son, D. Carlos (later D. Carlos I of Spain and Emperor Carlos V). The law on the final leaf of text was issued under Juana's name and dated 1511, "por mandado del Rey su padre."In Spain in the early sixteenth century, the crown's main source of revenue was the @alcabala, a flat 10% sales tax that was supposed to be collected on every mercantile transaction. The laws reprinted here make it startlingly clear how many exemptions and changes were accepted into the seemingly simple flat-tax code. There are special laws applying to goods used on Crusades, goods captured from Moors in time of war, and fairs held in various towns. (Such fairs, especially the one at Medina del Campo, had become the financial markets of the sixteenth century; the final law in this collection, ff. xxxvi recto-xxxvii recto, deals specifically with the fair in Medina del Rioseco.) There are rules for tailors, spinners, and rag collectors. Dozens of laws regulate landlords and tenants. One restricts Jews and Moors: "Que los judios y mores no sean arrendadores menores saluo en lugar que tenga jurisdicion y sea de dozientes vezinos arriba" (ff. xiii r-v, Ley lviii). One can also see the trend toward taxing basic foodstuffs rather than all sales. The @Quaderno includes dozens of taxes relating to those who sell oil, meat, wine, and bread.Although the title page states that these laws were issued in the @vega de Granada, the laws themselves mention Seville, Cordoba, Cadiz, the Basque town of Fuenterrabia (in Guipúzcoa), Guadalupe (Extremadura), Val de Palacios (near Madrid?), Villa Franca del Arzopisbado, Santa Maria la Nieva (Segovia), Valladolid, Madrid, Toledo, Cordoba, Jaen, Badajoz, and Ubeda (Andalusia).Revenues from the @alcabala far outstripped even the income from the gold and silver being mined in Spain's American colonies. When Carlos wore his his Holy Roman Emperor hat, his wars were still funded mainly by taxes such as the @alcabala, levied in Spain. When he could not raise adequate funds by such taxes, he had to borrow at rates as high as 43%. Collection of taxes was therefore a matter of great urgency. However, the income from the @alcabala was problematic. Many towns had set a fixed sum that had not kept up with inflation, receipts often went to local nobles rather than the king's coffers, and, as is clear from this collection of laws, exemptions were frequent.Juan de Junta, one of a family of Florentine printers, founded a printing dynasty in Spain that lasted until the early seventeenth century. He first printed in Burgos in 1527, and leaving the press in the hands of employees, established a press in Salamanca in 1532 that he op [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Die Propheten Alle Deudsch

      Gedruckt zu Wittemberg : Durch Hans Lufft, 1550-01-01. Hardcover. Acceptable. Folio. 380 of 383p. Collation: A1-Z6, A1-Z6, Aa1-Aa2, [lacking Aa3-Aa4], Aa5-Rr4, [Lacking Rr5], Rr6, Ss1-Ss5, in 6's. Bound in contemporary pigskin. Bindings decorated in blind. 5 raised bands. Contemporary brass corners and latches. Woodcut title page and 62 woodcuts throughout, most by Hans Brosamer and some by Georg Lemberger. Good binding. Shelfwear. Chipping and loss to head and tail of spine. Loss to board edges. Lacking clasps. Lacking first and final blank. Top of title page missing from signature removal. Cracking to hinges. Soiling to pages. Loss to tail of leaf 33 affecting last 2 sentences of text. Marginal loss to f209. Tear to halfway of leaf 216. Contemporary marginal notation to the Gospels. Contemporary underlining to select pages throughout. Repairs to leaf 229 and 277. Tanned pages with some staining. The Prophets of the Old Testament, with the New Testament and Apocrypha from Martin Luther's translation of the Bible.

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        Givditio sopra la tragedia di Canace et Macareo con molte utili considerationi circa l'arte tragica, et di altri poemi con la tragedia appresso. Canace. Tragedia di Messer Sperone Speroni Nobile Padvano.

      In Lucca: per Vincentio Busdrago, 4 May 1550. - Octavo. 95ff. Title within ornamental border incorporating printer’s mark; large printer’s mark on leaf 95 verso. "Canace, tragedia di messer Sperone Speroni" (leaves 55-95) has special title-page with printer’s mark. Nineteenth-century marbled boards over sheep spine.

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        Ordnung eines erbarn Raths der Statt Regenspurg, die Hebammen betreffende. Welche in gemein allen anderer Orten Hebammen, schwangern Frauen, und Kindelbetterin auch nit wenig nutz und dienstlich sein mage.

      (Regensburg, Hans Khol), [um 1550].. (20) Bll. Mit rot-schwarzem Holzschnitt am rot-schwarz gedruckten Titel. Geheftet. 4to.. Erste Ausgabe. - Regensburger Hebammenordnung, mit Regelungen zum Lebenswandel der Hebammen, zur Technik der Abnabelung, zur Konkurrenz unter den Hebammen, zur Entlohnung, zur Nottaufe, zu Totgeburten, auch zum Verhalten der Schwangeren bzw. Mütter im Kindbett etc. Der schöne Titelholzschnitt des Regensburger Formschneiders Michael Ostendorfer (sein Monogramm am Bettpfosten; vgl. Nagler IV, Nr. 2023) zeigt eine Niederkunftsszene: "Christus empfängt das Kind aus den Händen der Mutter und der Hebamme. Oben erscheint Gott Vater, und darunter der hl. Geist" (S. 640, Nr. 15). - Durchgehend etwas angestaubt bzw. wasserrandig; einige Randläsuren; am Schluss zeitgenöss. hs Ergänzung. Selten; nur 3 Nachweise über VD 16 (BSB; HAB Wolfenbüttel; ÖNB); seit 1950 kein Exemplar im Auktionshandel. - VD 16, R 546. Durling 3802 ("1555?"). Burckhard, Die dt. Hebammenordnungen, S. 36ff. mit Abb. S. 37 und Wiederabdr. S. 142-160. Nicht bei Wellcome.

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        Libro della historia de Romani di Sesto Ruffo huomo consolare. A Valentiniano Augusto, tradotto per lo illustriss. signor conte d'Auersa. Il S. don Gio. Vincentio Belprato. [Follow by]: L'Assiocho, o vero Dialogo del dispregio della ... (Truncated)

      Appresso B. Giunti (Bernardo Giunti)., 1550, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, First EditionFull Book Title: Libro della historia de Romani di Sesto Ruffo huomo consolare. A Valentiniano Augusto, tradotto per lo illustriss. signor conte d'Auersa. Il S. don Gio. Vincentio Belprato. [Follow by]: L'Assiocho, o vero Dialogo del dispregio della morte di Platone...Size: 10,5cm x 16cm, 45 ff - (3ff). The page 45 is misnumbered 44. Title page and verso of final sheet with woodcut printer's device, title page with early ink Jesuit inscriptions, final signature foxed, occasional marginal foxing elsewhere. Modern calf-backed buckram, in very good condition. New endpapers. Inside pages are in good condition, tight. EXTREMELY RARE!! WorldCat list only 3 copies, 2 at the British Library, 1 at the University of Oxford. Not in Adams, Livre

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        La Perruche souffre

      Early 1800s.. Engraving, printed in color with added handcolor, image 13 x 10 on sheet 10 x 13 1/2 inches. Very light overall foxing. Extraordinarily finely engraved and colored, plate 23 from F. Levaillant's "Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets." In "The Bird Illustrated 1550-1900" Barraband is noted as "the finest French bird painter of his day," and it is noted that "much credit for the sumptuousness of all Levaillant's books must go to his printer, Langlois, who perfected the art of printing in colors, embellished with hand-retouching." .

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        Electio et coronatio Caroli V. imp. aug.

      Köln, Heinrich Mameranus, (1550).. (104) Bll. (Beigebunden) II: Hartmann Maurus. Coronatio Caroli V Caesaris Aug. apud Aquisgranum [...]. Ibid., 1550. (72) Bll. (Beigebunden) III: Nikolaus Mameranus. Catalogus omnium generalium, tribunorum, ducum, primorumq[ue] totius exercitis Caroli V. Imp. Aug. & Ferdinandi Regis Roman. super rebelleis [...]. Ibid., 1550. (16). 87, (1) SS. (Beigebunden) IV: Ders. Catalogus familiae totius aulae caesareae per expeditionem adversus inobedientes [...]. Ibid., 1550. (20), 141, (1) SS., l. w. Bl. (Beigebunden) V: Ders. Catalogus expeditionis rebellium principum [...]. Ibid., 1550. (24) Bll., d. l. w. (Beigebunden) VI: Avila y Zuniga, Luis de. Commentariorum de bello Germanico [...] libri duo. Antwerpen, Johannes Steels, 1550. (8), 144 Bll. Mit 2 ganzs. Textholzschnitten (ohne die beiden Faltkarten). Hübscher blindgepr. Schweinslederband der Zeit mit Kopf- und Bogenfriesrollen; 2 intakte Schließen. 8vo.. Sammelband mit 5 seltenen Drucken aus der Presse des Luxemburger Buchdruckers, Buchhändlers und Schriftstellers Heinrich Mameranus (gest. 1560), alle am Titel mit dem kaiserlichen Wappen und der Devise Karls V. ("Plus Ultra") in Holzschnitt. - Die hier vorgebundene "Electio" bildet die Fortsetzung von Maurus' an zweiter Stelle gebundener "Coronatio": "Eine anmutige Darstellung der Kaiserwahl Karls V., welche Melanchthons Schwiegersohn, Georg Sabinus, zum ersten Mal 1544 unter seinem Namen herausgabe, die aber nach dem Zeugnis des zweiten Schwiegersohns, des bekannten Peucer, eine Arbeit Melanchthons selbst ist. Die darin wiedergegebenen Reden der deutschen Kurfürsten, die einen grossen Bestandteil des Ganzen ausmachen, dürften freilich nach den bewunderten Vorbildern bei Livius und Tacitus gebildet sein [...] Diese Reden haben bekanntlich viel Verwirrung angerichtet" (Hartfelder, S. 299). Sabinus war als Sekretär des Markgrafen von Brandenburg bei der Wahl Karls V. anwesend (vgl. ADB XX, 158). Es folgen drei von Mameranus selbst zusammengestellte Kataloge der Kommandierenden und Fürsten im kaiserlichen Krieg gegen den Schmalkaldischen Bund bzw. der unbotmäßigen Kämpfer Kursachsens und Hessens. Am Schluss beigegeben der erste Druck dieser lateinischen Übersetzung von Avila de Zunigas "Comentario dela guera de Alemana hecha de Carlo V" (1549) über die Schmalkaldischen Kriege. Druckvariante mit dem Register vor dem Widmungsbrief. Die Holzschnitte zeigen eine Ansicht von Wittenberg (Bl. 126v) sowie das kaiserliche Wappen (l. Bl. verso). - Durchgehend mit Marginalien und Anstreichungen des späteren 16. Jahrhunderts. Am ersten Titel das Motto "integre caste sincere", das der Besitzer des Bandes auch in der Einbandmonogrammierung "ICS" aufgreift. - I, II: VD 16, M 5848 (= M 3091). BNHCat M 341; S 17. BM-STC German 765. Vgl. Hartfelder Nr. 368 (Ausg. 1544). - III: VD 16, M 413. BNHCat M 135. BM-STC German 589. Adams M 308. - IV: VD 16, M 412. BNHCat M 134. BM-STC German 589. Adams M 307. - V: VD 16, M 411. BNHCat M 133. BM-STC German 589. - VI: BM-STC Dutch 16. Adams A 2341. Palau 20511. OCLC 54180393.

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        Schertz mit der Warheyt. Vonn guttem Gespräche, in Schimpff und Ernst Reden, Vil höfflicher, weiser Sprüch, lieblicher Historien, und Lehren ... Jetzund New, unnd vormals dermassen nie aussgangen

      Frankfurt: 1550. Folio (281 x 188 mm). [4], 80 leaves. Large woodcut on title, full-page woodcut of richly attired ladies and lords in a walled garden on verso of title, and 59 woodcut illustrations of various sizes in the text. Some light browning, small stain to last few leaves. 19th-century parchment over pasteboards, red edges. Provenance: Paul Schmidt (1834-1907), bookplate.*** first edition of an illustrated Schwänke Sammlung, or vernacular collection of comical stories; only edition thus illustrated; no copies in American libraries. The edition may have been compiled by its printer/publisher Christian Egenolff the elder, a native of Strassburg, who moved his press and materiel to Frankfurt in 1532, producing hundreds of books until his death in 1555. The four-page Register lists 223 story titles. A number come from Johann Pauli?'s popular collection of over 600 short comic tales or anecdotes in prose, Schimpf und Ernst (Satire and Seriousness). Pauli?'s Schwänke, which he claimed to have written for the diversion of nuns, also served as a pithy source book of stories to enliven sermons; he may in fact have gleaned many of the tales from the great Alsatian preacher Geiler von Kaisersberg, whose sermons Pauli recorded. First published in Strassburg in 1522, Pauli?'s collection of half-didactic half-comical stories became the biggest best-seller in sixteenth-century Germany after Luther?'s Bible and translations of the Decameron (Verfasserlexikon 2 7:371). But the present anonymous collection contains many stories that did not appear in Pauli?'s collection. These are from various sources, some still unidentified. While a version of the medieval animal epic Reinhard the Fox appears on leaves 15v-22r, and Boccaccio?'s Griseldis on f. 24r-28r, these well-known tales are interspersed with dozens of other short fables and anecdotes not found in previous editions, or found here in different versions. The tales are grouped by subject, with appropriate headings in the index and, in large type, within the text: there are stories of Kings and Queens; Flattery, Cunning and Deceit; Truth (Reineke Fuchs appears in this category); Respect for one?'s Elders (with a delightful woodcut of parents, grandparents, and children in a crowded interior); Simpleness and Foolishness; Priests, Monks and Nuns; Trials and Lawyers; Dreaming; Artists and the Arts; Drunkenness; Food and Drink; and Death and the Art of Dying. The longest section contains stories of ?"Women both good and bad.?" ?"In ... the comic tales called `Schwänke?' or `facetiae,?' the distinction between the didactic and the entertaining, even between the secular and the religious is demonstrably blurred... These tales, when they illustrate a moral failing or demonstrate some crudity of human behaviour, clearly have a didactic purpose. They can, however, also [have] the aim of providing entertainment?" (Watanabe-O?'Kelly, Cambridge History of German Literature, p. 113): indeed, using clever word play, and peopled with fools, drunks, philanderers, gossips, talking animals, lying priests, stupid monks, wily thieves, and dreamers, the stories are above all fun. Goedeke suggested that an edition of Pauli?'s Schimpff und Ernst, containing the second part of Reineke Fuchs, published in Frankfurt by Cyriacus Jacob in 1544 (reprinted 1545 and 1550), may have contained an earlier version of the present text. Comparison of the digitized BSB copy of the 1544 edition to our copy shows that the two editions are completely different. The woodcuts stem from a variety of sources, being in part simply assembled from Egenolff?'s copious stock. Egenolff, who borrowed liberally from (and even pirated) others?' editions, concentrated on the production of saleable illustrated books, and amassed a vast quantity of woodblocks. Three angular cuts in this edition, evidently from an incunable edition of Aesop, are the earliest blocks. Some of the illustrations are small crude woodcuts printed in pairs or rows, but several fine large woodcuts are of superior quality. They may have been the work of Hans Brosamer, Egenolph?'s preferred illustrator. Others, in the style traditionally attributed to Hans Weiditz, Jorg Breu, or Hans Burgkmaier, probably came from the stock of the Augsburg printer Heinrich Steiner. Steiner had printed at least four editions of Pauli?'s Schimpf und Ernst, the last in 1546; a year later he declared bankruptcy, and he died in 1548. Egenolff is known to have acquired much of Steiner?'s woodcut stock, presumably at around this time. At least two of the larger woodcuts do not appear in any known Steiner editions: the title cut and a woodcut of the same size on the last page of the preliminary quire, showing couples conversing in a garden, both signed with the HS and shovel monogram assigned by Nagler to Hans Schäufelein. Nagler cited speculations that they may have been designed for a Steiner edition of the Decameron, either lost or never published. OCLC and VD 16 together list six copies of this edition, of which five in Germany and one at the British Library. Egenolff?'s heirs reprinted the text in 1563, without the larger woodcuts; of that edition there also appear to be no institutional holdings outside Europe. VD 16 S 2760; Goedeke II, 465,2 (incorrectly calling for 96 leaves); Heyse, Bücherschatz, 1800 (?"Ein von Pauli?'s Schimpf und Ernst verschiedenes Buch, das zwar manche Stücke aus jenem entlehnt, aber auch viel Eigenthümliches enthält?"); Nagler, Monogrammisten 3:576, 41; Schmitt-Fricke, Deutsche Literaturgeschichte in Tabellen (1960), 81.

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        DE TOTA GRACIA LIBRI DECEM, quibus non solum urbium situs, locorumq[ue] interualla accuratè est complexus, sed regum etiam familias, bellorum causas & euentus, sacrorum ritus, rerumpub. status copiose descripsit: hactenus à nemine in linguam Latinam conuersi, nuncq[ue] primùm in lucem editi / Abrahamo Loeschero interprete. Accessit rerum & uerborum locupletissimus index.

      First edition of the famous translation of Abraham Loesher, the best edition and the most faithful according Keyboard. The Princeps of this text dates from 1516 edition, printed by Aldus in Venice, but according to Brunet (Iv, 454), although rare, it was made on a bad script and was performed negligently, giving all its importance to the edition we present .. Published in Colophon. Thumbnail of the printer on the back of the last leaf, with the inscription Arion. Historiated initials. Full period calf. Nerves back again at the end of the nineteenth century, with jewels and casters on the nerves, part of title in red morocco. Corners redone. On upper cover, gilt G. Harrosset. Many scratches on dishes. To work on the lower flat. The bottom of the title page has been strengthened 1cm. Light traffic accidents: A pale wetness in low margin (another high margin on a few pages) ranging in fading to page 48, taking over the last 20 pages and index. Work worm between page 26 and 46 in the lower right corner. A second of 349-413 in right page margin at the very bottom. Pausanias was a geographer and writer of the second century AD. JC's description of Greece is a testimony of the first importance on Greece to Roman times, particularly in the second century of the Christian era, although Pausanias often delights to mix history and mythology. In the manner of a modern travel guide, it provides, as and when its route, a detailed list of sites they visit and legends related to it. Numerous archaeological excavations have repeatedly confirmed the truth of his information, especially with regard to the historical sites and works of art they contain. To describe the monuments and sites he visits, Pausanias (115-180) search libraries and travel extensively. Per Ioannem Oporinum. Basilae (Bâle) 1550 in Folio (21,5x33,5cm) (12) 438pp. (50). Signatures: A6 a-z6 2A-N6 O4 P-S6. relié

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        Libro della historia de Romani di Sesto Ruffo huomo consolare. A Valentiniano Augusto, tradotto per lo illustriss. signor conte d'Auersa. Il S. don Gio. Vincentio Belprato. [Follow by]: L'Assiocho, o vero Dialogo del dispregio della morte di Platone

      Fiorenza: Appresso B. Giunti (Bernardo Giunti)., 1550 45 ff - (3ff). The page 45 is misnumbered 44. Title page and verso of final sheet with woodcut printer?s device, title page with early ink Jesuit inscriptions, final signature foxed, occasional marginal foxing elsewhere. Modern calf-backed buckram, in very good condition. New endpapers. Inside pages are in good condition, tight. EXTREMELY RARE!! WorldCat list only 3 copies, 2 at the British Library, 1 at the University of Oxford. Not in Adams.

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        PRAGMATICAS O SENTENCIAS, COLEGIO DE NOTARIOS DE BARCELONA, EN LATIN Y CATALAN (RARO) 1550

      - PRAGMATICAS O SENTENCIAS, COLEGIO DE NOTARIOS DE BARCELONA, EN LATIN Y CATALAN (RARO) 1550-1560. CARLOS V. FELIPE II. 10PAG. 31X22. REF PICS 1. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        De la manière de preserver de la pestilence, & den guerir selon les bons auteurs : De la precaution ou preservation du corps humain, contre la pestilence, Livres 1 et 2

      Jean de Tournes & G. Gazeau, Lyon, 1550. Petit in / 12 reliure postérieure demi - basane vert bouteille, dos long avec titre doré, lettrines historiées, 155 p., 1 f. avec marque au prisme. Texte en français. Manque : la page de titre et les 7 f. d'épistre, 7 f. de poèmes dont un de T. de Bèze, ainsi que 6 f. en fin d'ouvrage de correspondances avec Jean Volat. Auréoles en bordure des feuillets. Marges coupées court avec petit manques des notes marginales. Quelques notes et soulignements à l'encre. Benoît Tixier dit Textor (né aux env. 1510 à Pont - de - Vaux / Bresse) étudia la médecine à Paris. Il soigna des patients et survécu à la peste de 1545. La première partie de l'ouvrage traite de la prévention contre la peste, la seconde détaille les symptômes, pronostiques et interventions curatives, régime... Cartier 206, Cioranescu 21223 , Durling 4328, Adams 431. Français relié DeCollection

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        SUMMULA CAIETANI. Reverendiss. D.N. Thomae De Vio Caietani, Cardinalis S.Xysti, perquam docta, resoluta ac compendiosa de peccatis Summula. Additis (ut vocant) Summarijs, & copiosa rerum praecipuarum Indice, omnia multò quàm antehac castigatiora.

      apud haeredes Iacobi Giuntae 1550 Testo latino. Cm.12,4x7,6. Pg.(40), 606; (248). Sobria legatura in piena pergamena rigida. Tassello con titoli e fregi in oro al dorso. Il volume contiene anche, del medesimo Autore ma con frontespizio autonomo, "Ientacula Reverendiss. Dn. Thomae De Vio Caietani, cardinalis S.Xysti, praeclarissima LXIIII. Notabilium sententiarum Novi Testamenti literalis expositio, in duodecim capita distincta: quae totidem Ientacula Novi Testamenti, ratione operis initio reddita, inscribuntur". Lugduni, Apud haeredes Iacobi Giuntae, 1551. Pg.(248). Al colophon all'ultima carta la segnalazione tipografica "Lugduni, Excudebat Theobaldus Paganus, 1550". Fresco esemplare, in eccellenti condizioni di conservazione. Il Cardinale domenicano Tommaso De Vio (Gaeta, 1469 - 1534), detto Cajetan per la sua origine, dopo essere stato docente di teologia a Padova e a Ferrara si trasferì a Roma, divenendo un personaggio influentissimo nella Curia vaticana del suo tempo. Fu Governatore generale dell'Ordine domenicano tra il 1508 e il 1518, fu fatto Cardinale nel '17 e Vescovo di Gaeta nel '19, ed ebbe un ruolo fondamentale contro le istanze riformiste: redasse infatti personalmente la bolla di scomunica contro Martin Lutero, e contribuì alla elezione dell'Imperatore Carlo V. Fu sempre lui a sanzionare la validità del matrimonio tra Enrico VIII ed Eleonora d'Aragona e riuscì anche a sopravvivere al Sacco di Roma. Il presente costituisce il suo testo esegetico universalmente più noto: scritto nel 1523, ebbe grande diffusione, e successivamente fu messo all'Indice nel 1559. Il titolo originario è "Summula Peccatorum" e nasce come raccolta di notazioni alla omonima "Summula" di San Tommaso, poi divenne nell'uso comune "Summula Cajetani". In esso viene elencata, e suddivisa per gravità, e quindi passibili di scomunica, una gran mole di peccati: meretricio, usura, sodomia, coito con animali, eresia, adulterio, inquisizione, alchimia, incesto, apostasia, crudeltà, scisma, auspici demoniaci, sortilegi, malefici, apostasia, etc. Nella vasta parte dedicata alla eresia luterana si definiscono con chiarezza i principali dogmi controriformisti.

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        IL LIBRO DELLA HISTORIA DE ROMANI DI SESTO RUFFO HUOMO CONSOLARE A VALENTINIANO AUGUSTO. Tradotto per lo Illustriss. Signor Conte d'Aversa, il S. Don Gio.Vincentio Belprato.

      Appresso Bernardo Giunti 1550 Dedicatoria alla Signora la S.Vittoria Capanna di Lodovico Domenichi. Cm.14,8x9,7. Pg.96, con numerazione solo al recto. Legatura in piena pergamena rigida. Tagli spruzzati. La seconda parte del volume contiene, con numerazione continuativa ma occhietto proprio, "L'Assiocho", o vero Dialogo del dispregio della morte di Platone", tradotto per lo Illustriss. S.Conte d'Aversa il S.Don Gio.Vincentio Belprato", con dedicatoria finale al medesimo, sempre di Lodovico Domenichi. Marca tipografica, con serpente avviluppato attorno a un giglio, al frontespizio e all'ultima carta, con il motto "Novus Exorior". Alcuni capilettera e fregi ornamentali incisi. Eccellenti condizioni di conservazione. Rufus Sextus (o Ruffus o Festus) fu uno storico latino vissuto attorno alla seconda metà del terzo secolo d.c. La presente epitome di storia romana costituisce il suo testo principale, qui in una rara edizione giuntina in prima edizione, come pure "L'Assiocho", nel volgarizzamento di Lodovico Domenichi . Si tratta, tra l'altro dell'ultima opera pubblicata da Bernardo Giunti.

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        LA CIRCE

      Vinegia, Appresso Agostino Bindoni, 1550. In-24 gr. (mm. 138x93), p. pergam. antica (risg. rifatti), 88 cc.num., bella vignetta silografata al frontesp. che raffigura la Giustizia. "La "Circe" è il capolavoro di Giovanni Battista Gelli (1498-1563). Ne sono interlocutori Ulisse, Circe e undici Greci trasformati in animali. Pubblicata a Firenze nel 1549, ottenne subito grande successo e fu tradotta nelle principali lingue d'Europa". Cosi' Diz. Opere Bompiani,II, p. 266. Cfr. The British Library, p. 293 Rara edizione, sconosciuta alle principali bibliografie. Corto del margine sup.; ultima carta con manc. anche di testo, qui ritrascritto con abile restauro, altrim. esemplare ben conservato.

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