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        Opuscula anatomica.Venice: Vincentius Luchinus excudebat, 1564.

      First edition, very rare, of one of the most important of all anatomical books. It includes the first specific treatise on the kidney, the first account of the Eustachian tube in the ear, the first description of the thoracic duct, and the Eustachian valve, as well as the first systematic study of teeth. The fine etchings illustrating the edition "were the first eight in an intended series of forty-seven anatomical plates engraved by Giulio de' Musi after drawings by Eustachi and his relative, Pier Matteo Pini, an artist. These were prepared in 1552 to illustrate a projected book entitled <i>De dissensionibus ac controversiis anatomicis</i>, the text of which was lost after Eustachi's death. Had the full series of plates been published at the time of their completion, Eustachi would have ranked with Vesalius as a founder of modern anatomy" (Norman).<br/><br/> ❧Grolier <i>One Hunred Books Famous in Medicine</i> 21; <i>Heirs of Hippocrates</i> 322; Norman 739. Garrison-Morton 801.<br/><br/> "In 1562 and 1563 Eustachi wrote a series of anatomical treatises on the kidneys ("De renum structura"), the organ of hearing ("De auditus organis"), the venous system ("De vena quae azygos graecis dicitur") and the teeth ("De dentibus"), which he issued together under the title <i>Opuscula anatomica</i>. The treatise on the kidney, the first work devoted specifically to the organ, showed a detailed knowledge of the kidney surpassing any earlier work; it contained the first account of the adrenal (suprarenal) gland and a correct determination of the relative levels of the kidneys. The treatise on the ear provided the first post-classical account of the Eustachian tube, while the work on the azygos vein contained the first description of the thoracic duct and of the valvula venae in the right ventricle of the heart, the so-called "Eustachian valve." In his treatise on dentistry Eustachi was the first to study the teeth in any great detail: basing his work on the dissection of fetuses and stillborn infants, he gave an important description of the first and second dentitions, described the hard outer tissue and soft inner structure of the teeth, and attempted an explanation of the problem (not yet completely solved) of the sensitivity of the tooth's hard structure. This last work was also issued separately: it bears its own title-leaf dated 1563" (Norman).<br/><br/> The long search for the missing plates culminated in their discovery in the hands of a descendant of Pier Matteo Pini and their publication as <i>Tabulae anatomicae</i> (Rome, 1714) by Giovanni Maria Lancisi, the physician of Pope Clement XI and a successor to Eustachio in the chair of anatomy at the Sapienza. "The plates are strikingly modern, produced without the conventional sixteenth-century decorative accompaniments and framed on three sides by numbered rules providing coordinates by which any part of the image could be located... The images are generic figures, composites of many anatomical observations, and are mathematically as well as representationally exact" (<i>ibid.</i>).<br/><br/> Relatively little is known about the life of Bartolomeo Eustachi. He was born in San Severino, most probably in the district of Ancona, although some authors maintain that it may have been San Severino in Calabria. His year of birth has been given as 1500, 1510, 1513 (most probable), 1520, and even 1524. Bartolomeo was the son of Mariano Eustachi, a celebrated physician said to be of noble family, and Francesca (Benvenuti) Eustachi. Mariano insisted upon a well-rounded humanistic education, in the course of which Eustachi acquired such an excellent knowledge of Greek, Hebrew, and Arabic that he was able to edit an edition of the Hippocratic glossary of Erotian (1566) and is said to have made his own translations of Avicenna from the Arabic. He appears to have studied medicine at the Archiginnsio della Sapenza in Rome, but it is not known precisely when. He began to practice medicine about 1540. Eustachi's talents were soon noticed by the duke of Urbino, who requested Eustachi as his personal physician. In 1547, Eustachi accepted the invitation to serve as physician to the duke's brother, Cardinal Giulio della Rovere, whom Eustachi followed to Rome in 1549. There he became protomedico and was invited to join the medical faculty of the Collegia della Sapienza as the equivalent of professor of anatomy. This academic position granted him permission to obtain cadavers for dissection from the hospitals of Santo Spirito and Consolazione. With advancing years Eustachi was so severely afflicted by gout that he was compelled to resign his post at the Sapienza. He continued, however, to serve Cardinal della Rovere, and it was in response to the cardinal's summons to Fossombrone in 1574 that he set forth, only to die on the way. <br/><br/> Adams E-1103; Choulant-Frank pp. 200-01; Garrison-Morton 801, 1093, 1139, 1228, 1538, and 3668; Grolier <i>Medicine</i> 21; <i>Heirs of Hippocrates</i> 322; NLM/Durling 1408; Norman 739; Wellcome 2091.. 4to (198 x 140 mm), fine Italian 17th century half calf, 326 leaves, pp. [12], [40], 1 [1] 2-4 [1] 5-8 [1] 9-12 [1] 13-15 [1] 16-17 [1] 18 [1] 19 [1] 20-323 [1], [8] 1-95 [1] [164]. 8 engravings, printed on rector or verso of letterpress pages 1, 4, 9, 12, 15, 18, 19, 20, but not included inthe pagination. Ex-libris inscription to fly leaf: Ranutii Aloisi Scarpacci. A very fine and clean copy with no repairs

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        MORGANTE MAGGIORE Quale tratta della morte del conte Orlando e de tutti li paladini, per cagion del tradimento ordinato per Gano di Maganza con il re Marsilio e Buiaforte & altri principi e baroni della Spagna. Nel qual si tratta anchora cose bellissime d&#146;amore, c

      Venetia, per Gioanne Padoano, 1552. In-16 gr, (mm. 192x135), p. pergam. antica (risg. rifatti), tit. oro su tassello al dorso, tagli rossi, 196 cc.nn.; al frontespizio, con titolo in rosso e nero, grande vignetta che raffigura il gigante Morgante e il mezzo gigante Margutto; al recto del Canto Primo altra grande vignetta con l?'immagine di Carlo Magno circondato dai suoi baroni; il testo, a due colonne, è illustrato da 93 piccole vignette copiate da varie edizioni, il tutto inc. su legno. Al verso del frontesp. le due ottave di Nicolò Masseti nelle quali dice che ?"Molti versi ho corretti e molte rime, e redrizzati alle sententie prime?". In aggiunta al poema la ?"Confessione de Luigi Pulci?", posta al fine del volume; al recto dell?'ultima carta una marca con l?'immagine di una donna che riempie d?'acqua una brocca, pure silografata. ?"Poema cavalleresco in 28 canti in ottava rima di Luigi Pulci (1432-1484), iniziato, a richiesta di Lucrezia Tornabuoni (madre di Lorenzo il Magnifico), nel 1461 e composto in due tempi (la prima redazione era in 23 canti: da ciò il titolo di "Morgante Maggiore" dato alla redazione definitiva dell?'opera per distinguerla dalla prima). Fu definito dal Croce uno dei libri più riccamente geniali della nostra letteratura?" (così Diz. Opere Bompiani,IV, pp. 813-14). Cfr. Gamba,789 che precisa: ?"Nel secolo XVI un Niccolò Masseti modenese ebbe la temerarietà di farsi correttore o piuttosto corruttore del poema nelle ediz. di Venezia: Sessa, 1502; M. Bono, 1507; A. de Bindonis, 1515 e I. Padoano (la ns.), 1552?" - Sander,II, p. 1034 - Ferrario ?"Bibl. Antichi Romanzi Cavalleria?", p. 146. Rara. Il ns. esemplare è completo ma le 8 carte della lettera ?"Q?" (di registro) sono state posposte dopo la lettera ?"R?". Rifilato al marg. sup. (talvolta intacca il titolo); macchia sulle ultime 2 cc.; con lievi aloni o tracce d?'uso ma complessivam. discreto esemplare.

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        OPERA DI M. DOMENICO BRUNI DA PISTOIA INTITOLATA DIFESE DELLE DONNE. Nella quale si contengano le difese loro, dalle calumnie dategli per gli Scrittori, e insieme le lodi di quelle. Nuovamente posta in luce.

      Appresso i Giunti, In Firenze 1552 - Opera dedicata a Leonora de Medici di Toledo. Cm.13,9x8,5. Pg.174, numerate solo al recto. Legatura ottocentesca in mz.pergamena con piatti marmorizzati. Tassello con titoli in oro al dorso. Tagli spruzzati. Al frontespizio, ripetuta al colophon, marca tipografica con serpente in muta attorcigliato ad un giglio fiorito. Capilettera incisi. Alcune chiose d'epoca manoscritte, mozzate talvolta dalla rifilatura ottocentesca. Marginale alone che interessa l'intero volume senza inficiarne minimamente la fruibilità. Nell'opera si rivendica, nel solco della polemica cinquecentesca in favore delle donne, un ruolo decisamente positivo al "gentil sesso". Nelle bibliografie consultate il presente testo viene segnalato come in prima edizione, e ciò contrasta con la notazione al frontespizio "Nuovamente posta in luce". Ne dà forse una risposta il Capponi: "Dotto giureconsulto e scrittore elegante, fiorito nella prima metà del secolo decimosesto, Domenico Bruni era sacerdote, e fu dapprima Vicario Generale dell'illustre Monsignor Benedetto Conversini Vescovo di Bertinoro, suo concittadino; più tardi pretore di Cesena, sotto Paolo III. Nonostante l?aridezza delle occupazioni dalle quali fu circondato per la natura del suo impiego, non trascurò il diletto degli ameni studi, e scrisse la "Difesa delle Donne e insieme le lodi di quelle" (Milano 1549, e Firenze, 1552). È libro diventato piuttosto raro. L'Autore nel proemio, considerando che ?molti scrittori si hanno preso in uso ogni volta che loro occorre parlare o scrivere di donne, quelle con tutte le forze dell?ingegno loro biasimare, et non solo i communi biasimi et calunnie di quelle referire, ma anchora qualch'una di nuovo aggiungervene si sforzano, . per satisfatione et honore di sì degno sesso? . prese l'assunto generoso di voler mostrare a tutto il mondo, che ?a torto fin qui le donne sono state dalli scrittori basimate et vilipese? L?opera è divisa in quattro libri, in ciascuno dei quali, per meglio rafforzare gli argomenti propostisi a diverso genere di difesa, ricorda e riferisce memorabili esempi di virtù muliebri mostrandole in ogni professione in tutto e per tutto pari al sesso virile. Vogliono alcuni che al nostro Bruni appartenga pure l?opera di Lodovico Domenichi intitolata "La Nobiltà delle Donne", stampata la prima volta a Venezia dal Giolito nell?anno 1549: e raccontano come il Bruni, comunicatala al Domenichi, questi con biasimevole ruberia se l?appropriasse, e quindi la desse alla luce sotto il proprio nome (Mazzuchelli, "Scrittori d'Italia", tomo 2° parte IV, pag. 2186). Rafforza la loro opinione il vedere che il Domenichi nella lettera a Bartolomeo Gottifredi che sta alla fine del suo libro, nella quale fa l?apologia di se stesso per avere preso a trattare un argomento già per molti altri trattato, e nomina parecchi scrittori antichi e moderni, delle cui fatiche si è giovato; tace poi affatto il nome del nostro Bruni. Del resto può anche darsi benissimo che l?opera del Bruni "Della Difesa delle Donne", che è di quasi simile argomento, abbia potuto far nascere un dubbio che non è stato ancora, e forse non sarà mai risoluto. Quest?opera la ricorda anche Antonio Matani nel suo lavoro "De Philosophicis Pistoriensum studiis": egli però sembra che la credesse latina, poiché la riferisce con questo titolo: "De Nobilitate et pulcritudine mulierum", senz?altro. Anche il Fioravanti dice in proposito ?quale opera va sotto il nome dell?involatore? (Capponi, "Bibliografia pistoiese")". Se ne trova conferma negli "Annali dei Giunti" ove il testo viene seccamente indicato come "prima edizione". L'Opera fu poi ristampata nel 1559 per i Tipi dell'Antoni a Milano. 150 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Philonis Iudaei in libros Mosis. Texte en grec.

      Adrian Turnebi. Paris. 1552. - Folio, relié plein cuir d'époque, dos à 6 nerfs restauré, 5ff+736pp.+23ff. cachets de bibliothéque. Edition princeps. TBE.

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        DE STIRPIUM, MAXIME EARUM, QUAE IN GERMANIA NOSTRA NASCUNTUR... Commentariorum libri tres, Germanica primum lingua conscripti, nunc in Latinam conversi, interprete Davide Kybero Argentinensi.

      excudebat Vuendelinus Rihelius 1552 In - 8 p. (mm. 222 x 166). 2 voll., p. pergam. antica (risg. rifatti) tit. oro su tassello al dorso, tagli rossi, cc.nn. 34, pp.num. 1200, cc.nn. 32, ornati da alcuni grandi capilettera figur. a vignetta; con un ritratto dell?A. (al recto della c. ?d? 10) inciso a p. pagina e con l?illustrazione di 568 piante, silografate nel t., il tutto con pregevole coloritura d?epoca. "Mancano 2 carte": 1 di ?Index? (c. KKk) e l?ultima di colophon (qui riprodotte su carta antica). Nell?opera ?His accesserunt praefationes duae, altera Conradi Gesneri rei herbariae scriptorum, qui in hunc usque diem scripserunt, catalogum compectens: altera ipsius autoris herbariae cognitionis laudes continens. Praetera corollarii vice ad calcem operis, adiectus est Benedicti Textoris Segusiani de Stirpium differentiis, ex Dioscoride secundum locos communes, Libellus, omnibus plantariae cognitionis studiosis utilissimus?. Nel 1539 apparve la prima edizione in tedesco, senza figure, ma già comprensiva della classificazione delle piante in famiglie. Questa del 1552 è la "prima edizione latina", tradotta da David Kyber, e accresciuta di circa 100 nuove silografie rispetto alla prima edizione tedesca illustrata del 1546 che ne conteneva 477, realizzate da David Kandel. Kandel, per la maggior parte, basava le sue silografie su quelle di Fuchs e Brunfels, ma le nuove tavole sono totalmente originali ed includono anche alcune deliziose scene di genere nella raffigurazione degli alberi (sono state aggiunte figure di uomini e di animali). Hieronymus Bock (1498 - 1554) è considerato uno dei padri tedeschi della botanica moderna assieme a Brunfels e a Fuchs e fu tra i primi a cercare di classificare le piante che, nel suo ?De Stirpium?, divide in tre libri o classi: il primo contiene le erbe selvatiche o fiori odoriferi; il secondo i trifogli e le graminacee; il terzo gli alberi e gli arbusti. Nella sua trattazione delle piante allora conosciute, i vegetali, oltrechè fedelmente raffigurati, vengono accuratamente descritti anche nel loro habitat, con l?indicazione della località, ecc. Questa prima ediz. latina contiene nella prefazione un importante contributo di Conrad Gessner (amico di Bock) in cui fa la storia completa della botanica fino ai suoi tempi, oltre a fornire una bibliografia di scrittori di botanica, considerata la prima in questo campo. L?edizione termina con un commento e la ristampa dell?"Index" di Dioscoride, fatto da Benedetto Tessier. Cfr. Pritzel,867 - Nissen,183 - Brunet,I, p. 1023 - Cat. of the Library British Museum, I, p. 182 - Biographie Universelle (1881),IV, p. 629 - 632. Leggerm. corto del margine sup.; nel vol. I°, prime 4 cc. restaur. per picc. manc., mentre la p. 537 (per manc. di cm. 10x7,5) è stata restaur. con sapiente trascriz. del testo su 15 righe (al verso solo su 3 righe); alc. cc. restaur. per picc. manc. all?ang. infer.; con qualche alone margin. più o meno lieve in entrambi i volumi. Malgrado questi difetti è un buon esemplare.

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        DIALOGHI Nuovamente ristampati, & con molta diligenza riveduti, & corretti.

      Vinegia, in casa de?' Figliuoli di Aldo, 1552. In-16 p. (mm. 151x103), p. pergam. coeva, 144 cc.num. (in effetti 152: la numeraz. delle cc. 57/ 64 è ripetuta due volte, non il testo), marca tipograf. al frontesp. e al fine, testo in corsivo. Cfr. Renouard, p. 126: ?"livre que les Aldes ont imprimé jusqu?'à sept fois?" (a partire dal 1542) - Adams,II, S-1570 - Gamba,930 per l?'ediz. 1550. ?"Il padovano Sperone Speroni (1500-1588), famoso in patria e fuori come grande erudito, filosofo e oratore, godé per circa un quarantennio di grandissima autorità nel mondo delle lettere. Dei molti scritti ricordiamo i discorsi sulla Commedia, sul Furioso e sull?'Eneide, i Dialoghi "Della retorica. Del tempo del partorire delle donne. Della cura familiare. Della dignità delle donne, Dell?'amore" (in cui campeggia la figura di Tullia d?'Aragona)?". Così Diz. Treccani,XI, p. 551. Solo utime 20 cc. con aloni margin., ma certamente un buon esemplare.

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        Epistolarum familiarium Libri VI. Eiusdem, Leonis X Pont. Max. nomine scriptarum, Libri XVI

      (Apud Gualterium Scottum, al colofon) 1552 2 voll. legati in uno. In 8°, c.nn. 8, p. 398,cb. Le lettere familiari appaioni qui nella prima edizione curata da Carlo Gualteruzzi. Bel marchio tipografico al frontespizio. Tracce di tarlo al margine interno di poche pagine, ma ottimo esemplare. Legatura coeva in pergamena con unghie. (Graesse, I,33).

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        Petri Bembi Card. Epistolarum Familiarum, libri VI. Eiusdem, Leonis X. Pont. Max. Nomine Scriptarum, lib. XVI

      Venetiis: Apud Gualterum Scottum, 1552. ril mezza pergamena (half-vellum binding). Molto buono (Very Good). 8vo. Marca tipografica dello Scoto con Mercurio e Minerva al frontespizio. Capilettera decorati Nervi e tasselli con titoli in oro al dorso

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        Epistolas familiares del muy reverendo padre fray Francisco Ortíz preclarissimo predicador de la orden de san Francisco,embiadas a algunas personas particulares: las quales son de muy santa y provechosa doctrina y mucha erudición. Contienese juntamente en este volumen algunas otras obras del mesmo padre no menos provechosas como en la tabla se declara.

      Zaragoza.Bartolomé de Nagera 1552 - Segunda edición. 4to. Tipografía gótica. 4 hojas,136 folios. Marca del impresor al colofón.Portada con orla arquitectónica y texto a dos tintas. Encuadernación en piel rusia marrón con doble ruedecilla dorada enmarcando motivo de inspiración plantiniana en el centro del plano.Lomo cuajado con diseño de rombo entrelazado,titulo en dorado. Ejemplar de la famosa biblioteca de Juan Manuel Sanchez con ex libris en contraportada con el moto: &#147;Samper Diem. Todo por Aragón y para Aragón&#148; Ejemplar de gran rareza como lo atestigua, Palau, Salvá(3964 para la 1 de). Obra clave de uno de los alumbrados mas importantes del s XVI. Francisco Ortiz(1497-?) : Nace en Toledo de familia conversa. Estudia teología en Salamanca y Alcalá.Es profesor de lógica en el convento de San Francisco en Pastrana.Desde 1521 comienza a tener enfrentamientos con la Inquisición. Desde 1523 estuvo implicado en un episodio de obsesión de tipo espiritual con Francisca Hernández que fue arrestada por la Inquisición en 1529 y que Ortiz pudo denunciar en Toledo en el púlpito de San Juan de los Reyes en 1529. Arrestado, el fraile argumento que sólo la autoridad de Dios le habia llevado a predicar ese sermón. Su herejía era la de proclamar la supremacía absoluta de su conciencia lo cual era visto como peligroso por la autoridad y germen de rebelión.El Santo oficio le acusa de predicar que cristo está mas presente en el alma de los justos que en el Santisimo sacramento del altar. Su posición se puede condensar como en una mezcla de posiciones erasmistas, luteranas y alumbradas con una voluntad clara de volver a las escrituras para interpretarlas y confluir en una espiritualidad antidogmática donde cada hombre individualmente busca a Dios. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Caernarvonshire

      London., c1627. both shyre and shire-town with the ancient citie Bangor described. Size: 420 x 525 mm. Copperplate engraving with later hand colour. Fair to good condition. Repair to lower centrefold. Margins slim and &#39;chipped&#39;. John Speed (1552-1629) is arguably the most famous name in early English cartography. In 1610 he published his wonderful and historic atlas &#39;The Theatre of Great Britain&#39;. In 1627 he published another edition entitled &#39;A Prospect of The Most Famous Parts of The World&#39;, published in London by John Sudbury and George Humble. Speed based his maps on the earlier works done by Christopher Saxton and John Norden. His maps have always been keenly sought after as include many decorative features. Examples include: compass roses, cherubs, coats of arms, mannerist style decoration, prominent town plans, stylish calligraphy and well defined regional physical features. John Speed&#39;s maps proved so popular that they were issued for many years after his death. This decorative and attractive example is of the Welsh county of Caernarvonshire..

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        [In Greek:] DEMEGORIAI. [then in Latin] HOC EST, CONCIONES ALIQUOT EX LIBRIS XENOPHONTIS EDE PÆDIA CYRI [i.e., CYROPAEDIA]. [bound with] AESOP. AESOPI PHRYGIS FABULAE GRAECE ET LATINE: CUM ALIIS OPUSCULIS. [bound with] CEBES (Supposed Author). [In Greek:] KEBETOS THEBAIOU PINAX. [then in Latin] CEBETIS THEBANI TABULA

      Basileae: Ex Officina Ioannis Oporini, March 1552; Tubingae: Per Ulrichum Morhardum, 1546; Parisiis: Apud Joannem Lodo[v]icum Tiletanum, 1545. n. Hardcover. A Rare and Remarkably Well-Preserved Example of a 16th Century Binding for an Impecunious Scholar. 171 x 102 mm (6 3/4 x 4"). 137 (i.e., 134), [2] pp.; 451, [5] pp.; 51, [3] pp. Three separately published works bound in one volume. EXCELLENT PERIOD FLEXIBLE VELLUM WALLET-STYLE BINDING composed of a single sheet of vellum folded around spine and fore edge, the edges overlapping on the front cover and held together with the original brass clasp and catch, flat spine with two apparently original exposed cords, vellum fragments of old (12th century?) manuscript leaves used as sewing guards, modern repair (approximately two inches square) to upper corner of left flap. In a fine recent folding cloth box with thick plush lining. Title page of Aesop with decorative woodcut border by Holbein; title page of Cebes with woodcut printer&#39;s device. Front flyleaf with modern armorial bookplate of Hermann Kunst. Rear flyleaves with six pages of notes in Greek and Latin in an attractive 16th century hand. First work: VD16 X 31; not in Adams, Schweiger, or Hoffmann. Second work: Hoffmann I, 64; Schweiger I, 13; VD16 A 420; not in Adams. Third work: not in Adams or Hoffmann; Schweiger I, 77 (citing a 1562 Paris edition translated by Theodore Adams). Front cover with very small tear in vellum flanked by a total of five holes (as a vestige of an early sewed repair), front flyleaves a little dusty, curled, and with a two-inch slit near the top (one slit with old, neat paper repair), first title page a little soiled, some of the text with very faint overall yellowing, but almost entirely quite fresh and clean internally, and the binding markedly well preserved. Containing three Greek classics with their Latin translations, mostly on facing pages, this is an unusually well-preserved specimen of a seldom-seen early binding style. In addition to Aesop&#39;s well-known "Fables," composed in the 6th century B.C., the present volume contains Xenophon&#39;s "Cyropaedia" (an early 4th century B.C. idealized biography of Cyrus the Great) and the "Tablet" of Cebes (a moralistic consideration, in the Socratic manner, of the significance of human life, probably not by the 4th century Greek philosopher it is attributed to, but rather by a pseudonymous author of the 1st or 2nd century A.D.). All three of our editions are obscure, and it is instructive to imagine how they would have been purchased--no doubt in original sheets--from a stationer handling the products of presses from Switzerland, Germany, and France and then assembled, perhaps by a university scholar, to provide an anthology of works likely meant for language study. Wallet-style bindings were used in the 16th century on books that were either very luxurious or put to hard use. Elaborately decorated wallet bindings might be used to protect precious manuscripts, while plainer versions were commonly used to protect ledger or account books, which were frequently used in open-air settings and which could encounter very hard wear. Few of these bindings have survived, and the present example is the first 16th century wallet binding we&#39;ve had in our inventory in 35 years. It is a utilitarian binding, simply stitched onto the text block, and with no embellishment other than the brass clasp--perfectly designed for an impecunious student or teacher who would appreciate inexpensive protection beyond that given by the usual book with the fore edge of its text block exposed.

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        CARMINA QUINQUE ILLUSTRIUM POETARUM [.] ADDITIS NONNULLIS M. ANTONII FLAMINII LIBELLIS NUNQUAM ANTEA IMPRESSIS

      Apud Laurentium Torrentinum Florence 1552 - 386, [2]pp. 8vo (15 x 10cm). Secondary title pages for Flaminius's 'Libri IIII' and his 'Paraphrasis in Triginta Psalmos'. There appear to be two variants of this edition: this continuously paginated octavo and a 16mo in two parts. Both contain additional sacred poetry by Flaminius not in the first or second editions, which were published by Torrentius in 1548 and 1549. A significant anthology of Italian Neo-Latin humanist verse. Marcantonio Flaminio was the first Italian to publish Latin verse translations of the Psalms. This copy bound in eighteenth-century full panelled calf rebacked with spine labels lettered gilt. Later endpapers. Red page edges. Several small seventeenth- and eighteenth-century ink inscriptions on title page the printer's device of which has been stained light red. Binding somewhat rubbed and worn with slight chipping to head of spine. Otherwise very sound, clean, decent example [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ANTIPHONAL - ANTIPHONARIA MONASTICA DE SANCTIS. PAULI V. AUCTORITATE RECOGNITA. SACRARUM MONIALIUM SANCTAE PATRITAE NEAP.

      - Large folio 22x15 inches, original calf backed wooden boards with metal corners and studs, worn and no clasps. Loose manuscript title page as above with floral painted borders, A FULL PAGE WATER COLOUR of a Cross mounted at the top of the world with cherubs within an ornate floral border. 123 large vellum antiphonal leaves in red and black with numerous decorative red initials WITH 16 BEAUTIFUL PAINTED INITIALS- depicting - among them- Crosses on Calvary surrounded by a sun, an archangel surrounded by and S, angel and child in a flowery field with a demon, man falling from his horse possibly saint Paul, a monk in a garden with two angels, Jesus with a large H. Two of the initials cut and laid in. Probably first quarter of the seventeenth century. Pope Paul V, 1552-1621, became Pope in 1605. The style would indicate Spain as the origin. TEXT DEFECTIVE WANTING LEAVES AND SOLD AS DESCRIBED. Numerous condition issues as is normal with the type of vellum. The vellum tones to different shades, some brown. Sundry blemishes and condition issues. A VERY DECORATIVE VELLUM MANUSCRIPT. (Antiphonal- book of psalms and responses). ALL HAVE BEEN PHOTOGRAPHED AND CAN BE SUPPLIED ON REQUEST. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De militaribus ordinibus instituendis more graecorum liber a Francisco Robortello utinensi. In latinum sermonem versus, et ab eodem picturis quam plurimis illustratus.

      Andream et Iacubum Spinellos. Mense Julii, Venetiis 1552 - [Fig. Militaria] (cm. 23,5) buona mz. pergamena antica, restaurata, sguardie e piatti antichi.-- cc. 4 nn., pp. 73 (mal numerate 77),al verso colophon e marca tipografica, 1 c. bianca, e cc. 12 nn. che contengono il " De Instruendis Aciebus Opus ". Magnifico frontis architettonico profusamente ornato in xilografia. Nel testo molte figure e schemi di battaglie, uno dei quali a doppia pagina. Prima edizione separata apparsa a Parigi nel 1532 col testo anche in greco; vedi la ampia nota in Brunet. Lieve restauro al margine bianco della prima e ultima carta e all' angolino di alcune altre. Qualche leggera macchiolina altrimenti esemplare molto bello, nitido e a grandi margini con annotazioni coeve ai margini. * Brunet I 63: " Prima Edizione separata.".; * Graesse I 24: " La traduction latine manque dans beaucoup d' exemplaires".; * Choix 3984: " Le premier contient le texte grece".; * Bm. Stc. 7; * Adams A 217.[f52] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Las Prematicas y ordenanças que sus Magestades ordenaron en este año de mill y quinientos y cinquenta y dos, de la orden que se ha de tener de aquí en adelante en la Caça y Pesca, y assi miesmo las prematicas que su Magestad ha mandado hazer delas cosas que no han de entrar en estos reynos y la orden que han de tener los mercaderes naturales y estrangeros en sus libros.

      s.i. s.a. (1552), S.l. - 14 h. sin fol., gran escudo imperial grabado en madera en portada.Encuadernación del siglo XX en piel avellana, grecas y hierros gofrados en planos.Tipografía gótica.Cerco de humedad en la esquina inferior externa Martín Abad, La Imprenta en Alcalá, 431

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        Prima [-Quarta] Pars Consiliorum Petri Pauli Parisii Pontificii.

      1552 - Impressive (and Scarce) Collection of Consilia Parisio, Pier Paolo [1473-1545]. Prima [-Quarta] Pars Consili[orum] Petri Pauli Parisii Pontificii Caesareique Iur. Consultissimi, Ex Innumeris Quibus Scatebat Mendis, Olim Purgata, Nunc Vero Maiore Cura Pristino Candori Poenitus Restituta, Necnon Argumentis Locupletissimis Illustrata. Ac Praeter Locupletissimum Indicem Elementario Ordine Confectum, Accedunt Multa, Quae in Cocteris Voluminibus non Reperies, None Sine Maxima Studiosorum Utilitate. [And] Repertorium in Quatuor Volumi Consiliorum Petri Pauli Parisii. Venice: S.n., 1552. 5 volumes, bound in 2 books. Each volume with title page and individual pagination. Main texts in parallel columns. Folio (17" x 11-1/2"). Contemporary vellum, early repairs to spine of first volume using early manuscript leaf, early hand-lettered titles to spine and bottom edges of text blocks. Some soiling, edgewear and worming, pastedowns loose, hinges cracked or starting, a few partial cracks to text blocks. Title pages printed in red and black within impressive woodcut architectural frames, handsome large woodcut vignettes and decorated initials. Light soiling to title pages at beginning of each volume, minor edgewear to following few leaves. Toning, light browning and dampspotting in a few places, internally clean. * Second edition. With indexes. Parisio was a professor of law, later the Bishop of Nusco and an influential cardinal. These impressive volumes collect over 500 of his consilia on a variety of topics. Other editions were published in 1543, 1570-71, 1573, 1580 and 1593. All are scarce, especially in North America. OCLC locates copies of the 1543, 1552, 1570 and 1573 editions at Harvard Law School, the University of Alberta, University of Glasgow, and UC-Berkeley Law School respectively. The Library of Congress has copies of the 1543, 1570 and 1593 editions. Censimento Nazionale delle Edizioni Italiane del XVI Secolo (EDIT16) CNCE 68118.

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        Commentariorum. Omnia post novissimam illam editionem, quae Venetijs non ita pridem in lucem prodijt, ad amussi. castigata, pluribusq insuper neoteoricorum annotationibus aucta, quas à prioribus hisce notis distinximus.

      s.n.,, Lugduni, 1552 - Sette parti legate in tre volumi in-folio (cm. 41), cc. 202; 105; 85 (1); 89 (1); 134; 167 (1); 124. Con sei stupendi frontespizi in rosso e nero inquadrati entro cornice xilografica (il secondo volume non deve possederlo), molti capilettera ornati e testo in semi-gotico. Solida legatura settecentesca in piena pelle, dorsi a nervi con ricchi fregi e titoli in oro. Bell&#146;esemplare, fresco, genuino ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Verosimilmente apparve un ottavo volume di indici qui non presente. Alessandro da Imola (1424-1477), commentatore di grandissima fama ed allievo di Paolo di Castro, insegnò a Pavia, Bologna, Ferrara e Padova; figura completa per la versatilità ed originalità della dottrina, Tartagni commentò infatti il corpus giustinianeo e le Decretali di Gregorio IX e compilò inoltre una monumentale serie di consilia che lo portarono ad essere considerato giureconsulto di primissimo livello nel panorama quattrocentesco europeo. Raro. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dictionarium latinogallicum, postrema hac aéditione valde locupletatum.

      apud Carolum Stephanum 1552 - - apud Carolum Stephanum, Lutetiae (Paris) 1552, in Folio (32x23cm), 1430pp., Un Vol. relié. - Troisième édition du dictionnaire latin/français de Robert Etienne. La meilleure edition et l'achêvement de ce travail, la seule edition qui serve de réference aujourd'hui et qui soit rééditée. Pleine Basane marron milieu XIXe, pastiche d'une reliure renaissance, dos à nerfs avec semi d'étoiles et série d'encadrements sur les plats avec frises. Travail de ver sur les plats ayant mis à nu le cuir, un mors fendu en tête (plat inférieur et supérieur) ouvert sur 3 cm. La mors du plat inférieur est ouvert à 3 autres endroits sur 2 et 3 cm. Frottements divers. Page de titre restaurée en marge haute (une bande de papier a été collée au verso) et en marge gauche. Un nom a été gratté au dessus de Lutetia, perçant le papier. 3e feuillet restauré au coin bas droit (restauration maladroite), le feuillet comporte en outre deux petites déchirures de 1 cm. Quelques micro piqûres et mouillures marginales éparses. Estienne (1503-1559) est le père incontesté de la lexicographie latin français classique et la troisième édition de son dictionnaire constitue l'apogée de son travail de lexicographe. Les articles latin/français continent à peu près 860000 mots. Robert Etienne avait realisé d'autres dictionnaires, un Thesaurus latin pour les érudits et un dictionnaire françois/latin, mais cette dernière édition est plus complète et parachève l'ensemble en raison du nombre de mots qui sont absents des autres dictionnaires. 1430pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA SEGUNDA PARTE DEL LIBRO LLAMADO MONTE CALVARIO COMPUESTO POR EL REVERENDISSIMO SEÑOR DON ANTONIO DE GUEVARA & BUENA MEMORIA, (.).

      - Trata el auctor en este libro de las siete palabras, que nuestro redeptor jesuchristo dixo en el arbol de la cruz. Declara el auctor en este libro, muchas prophezias, expone grades figuras alega muchas auctoridades de la sagrada escriptura, y pone muy devotas contemplaciones. (al fin) Fue impreso en la villa de Valladolid. A costa de Sebastián Martínez. Acabose a quince dias de octubre de mil y quinientos y cinquenta y dos años (1552). . 6 hojas, (luego empieza el texto de: ) fol IX a CLIIII, pero ejemplar completo (se trata de un error de foliacion que aparece en todos los ejemplares). Portada a dos tintas con orla arquitectónica y heráldica. Textos en caja y a dos columnas. Capitulares y cul -de-lamp xilografiadas. Tipografía gótica y en varios cuerpos. Márgenes de portada y de varias hojas muy bien restaurados, alguna pequeña mancha de óxido. El folio CXXXVI en facsímil. Encuadernado en plena piel moderna envejecida, planchas en seco en los planos, nervios, pequeños hierros y tejuelo. (35625).

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        Le iscrittioni poste sotto le vere imagini de gli huomini famosi . tradotte di latino in volgare da Hippolito Orio ferrarese.

      - Fiorenza, Lorenzo Torrentino, 1552. 4to. Perg. seicent. 6 cc.nn., 245,(1) pp., front. entro bella cornice silogr. - Edizione originale della traduzione. - 2 timbri sul front., una macchia con picc. abrasione a p. 153, altre sparse qua e là, picc. buchi di tarlo nel margine int. delle carte di risguardia in fondo.

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        Le iscrittioni poste sotto le vere imagini de gli huomini famosi le quali à Como nel Museo del Giovio si veggiono. Tradotte di Latino in volgare da Hippolito Orio Ferrarese.

      appresso Lorenzo Torrentino,, In Fiorenza, 1552 - Cm. 20, pp. (12) 245 (3). Frontespizio interamente figurato e bei capolettera istoriati. Solida legatura settecentesca in piena pergamena rigida con titoli in oro al dorso. Bell'esemplare, genuino e ben conservato. Opera preceduta da una descrizione del museo Giovio di Como, cui segue la raccolta di iscrizioni poste sotto le immagini degli uomini famosi ivi presenti. Non comune prima edizione del volgarizzamento. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Instrumento della filosofia.

      In Vinegia: Per Giovanmaria Bonelli, 1552. - Alessandro Piccolomini (15089-1579) was a Siena-born Italian humanist who translated some of the classics into Italian, including Ovid's Metamorphoses, part of Vergil's Aeneid, and Aristotle's Poetics and Rhetoric. While a student at the University of Padua, he helped found the Infiammati Academy, where he gave lectures in philosophy. Thomas in his Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography (1872) calls him "the first who wrote on philosophy in the Italian language." We haven't been able to find corroboration for this in a more recent source, but these works clearly constitute some of the earliest philosophy written in Italian. In astronomy, Piccolomini is well known for his De la sfera del mondo (1559), the appendix (De la stele fisse) of which represents the first printed star atlas. He also wrote, at the behest of Cosimo de Medici, a proposal for reforming the calendar (1578). In 1574 Pope Gregory XIII appointed him titular bishop of Patras (Patrae). Small octavo 155, [1] blank leaves. Woodcut publisher's device on title-page, woodcut historiated initial letters. [Together with:] Piccolomini, Alessandro. La prima [La seconda] parte de la filosofia naturaleÉIn Vinegi: per Giovanni Bonello, 1552-65. Small octavo. 187, [1 blank] leaves; [16], 431 pages. Woodcut title-page device on first title-page, smaller, different woodcut device on second title; historiated initial letters, woodcut geometrical and occasionally astronomical diagrams in text. Bound together in contemporary limp vellum with author and title in manuscript on spine. Covers partially browned, with tears at head of spine. Some dampstaining at lower margin through the first several gatherings of the first work; the first work also contains contemporary marginal underscoring, and a few contemporary marginal notes. A good, appealing copy. Both Instrumento della filosofia and La prima parte de la filosofia natural were published in 1551 in Rome. La seconda parte de la filosofia naturale was first published in 1564 in Rome. The first editions are exceedingly rare: OCLC notes only one copy of the first edition of Instrumento della filosofia, at Sachsiche Landesbibliothek in Dresden. Of the 1551-4 edition of La filosofia naturale, it lists four copies. The present editions are also rare. Riccardi II, 272. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Consuetudines Ducatus Brugundiae, fereque totius Galliae. Commentariis D. Bartholomaei a Chassenaeo, ut amplissimis, ita doctissimis illustratae, summaque diligentia & labore recognitae. Accessit index locupletissimus, summa fide pristino nitori restitutus.

      Lyon, Antoine Vincent 1552 - in-folio, [64] ff. n. ch. (titre, au lecteur, index, poésie liminaire), 1528 colonnes, texte sur deux colonnes, avec 7 figures gravées sur bois dans le texte (arbres de consanguinité et d'affinité), veau fauve granité, dos à nerfs cloisonné et fleuronné, pièce de titre cerise, tranches mouchetées de rouge (rel. du XVIIe siècle). Accrocs aux deux coiffes, une épidermure importante sur le plat inférieur, des mouillures claires "in fine", titre doublé, deux feuillets réenmargés mais bon exemplaire. Nouvelle édition lyonnaise de ce grand commentaire sur la Coutume de Bourgogne, originellement paru en 1517, mais de façon fragmentaire et subreptice (la première édition avouée est celle de 1528). Barthélémy de Chasseneuz (vers 1480 - 1541), né près d'Autun, avait étudié le droit à Dole, Poitiers, mais aussi Bologne, Turin et Pavie, et il exerça à Milan plusieurs responsabilités officielles au service de Robert de Pradines. Revenu à Autun au début de 1506, il y exerça la profession d'avocat jusqu'à sa nomination comme conseiller au Parlement de Dijon (janvier 1525), puis de Paris (juin 1531). Enfin, il joua en Provence un rôle considérable comme premier président du Parlement d'Aix. Gouron & Terrin, 635. Exemplaire de Nicolas Fachiet, avec ex-libris manuscrit "in fine".

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        Comoediae, Andria, Eunuchus, Heautontimorumenos, Adelphi, Hecura, Phormio

      Paris: [B. Prévost for] Jean de Roigny, 1552. - folio. pp. 2 p.l., [3]-776, [38]index & colophon. numerous large criblé & smaller foliated initials. 145 woodcuts in the text measuring approximately 2 x 3". (including some repeats). 17th century sheep, rebacked with gilt spine mounted, corners renewed (some scarring to covers, occasional stains, dampstaining to some leaves in middle gatherings). First Thierry Edition, First Issue, with colophon dated November 1551 rather than January 1552. An important recension of the six comedies of Terence by Jean Thierry, incorporating the commentaries of sixteen leading Renaissance humanists, inlduding Erasmus, Dolet, Glareanus, Melanchchton, Bembo, &c. This edition is also notable for its one hundred and forty-five theatrical woodcuts (including repetitions), depicting an actor on a medieval stage surrounded by his audience, and actors against a background of stage draperies. According to Mortimer "the text, notes, and much of the additional commentary in this edition are reprinted from Girolamo Scoto&#146;s Venice edition of 1545, and the theatrical illustrations originated in the Lyons edition of Jean Trechsel 1493." The Trechsel cuts were copied and reduced and simplified throughout a number of different editions. "It is interesting to find Prévost [here] copying an Italian adaptation of a series which was French in origin." (idem.) BM STC French p. 416. Brunet V 714. Brun 310. Mortimer, French Sixteenth Century Books, 512.

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        Map of Northum Berland (North Berlin)

      - Beautiful original hand color, latin edition. John Speed (1552-1629) John Speed is arguably the most famous cartographer of any period, as a result of his atlas The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine, the first atlas of the British Isles. The individual maps are the best known and among the most sought-after of all county maps. The maps themselves were derived from the best and most up-to-date sources available; however, Speed did make innovations- introducing town plans on many of his maps, he included county boundaries on almost all maps, also the coats of arms of local Earls and Dukes and the Royal arms. The overall effect is to produce very decorative, attractive and informative maps. Speed also produced the first world atlas by an Englishman, entitled The Prospect of the most Famous Parts of the World (1627). The maps are famous for their bordering panels of national characters in local costume and panoramic views depicting the areas major towns and cities. In addition to the obvious decorative quality of the maps, regular atlas copies have two pages of English text printed on the reverse, giving a charming description of life in the early seventeenth century of the area shown.

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        Cosmographia Universalis

      Henri Petri, Basel 1552 - Münster Sebastian (1488-1552) ~ Cosmographia Universalis Basel, Henricpetri, 1552 1 planche in-fol. du Ier livre représentant un théorème de géométrie euclidienne qui énonce que dans un triangle rectangle (qui possède un angle droit) le carré de l'hypoténuse (côté opposé à l'angle droit) est égal à la somme des carrés des deux autres côtés. Ce théorème est nommé d'après Pythagore de Samos, mathématicien, philosophe et astronome de la Grèce antique. La Cosmographia Universalis, une des premières descriptions du monde en langue allemande. La Cosmographia Universalis de Münster fut l'un des ouvrages les plus lus du XVIe siècle et on peut vraisemblablement lui attribuer la seconde place en termes de popularité après la Bible. Ce succès fut en partie dû aux excellentes gravures sur bois, dont certaines de Hans Holbein le Jeune, Urs Graf, Hans Rudolph Manuel Detsch ou encore David Kandel. Au total plus de 120 collaborateurs ont participé à cette &#156;uvre. L'ouvrage était à l'époque une référence en géographie et en histoire. On y retrouve de nombreuses illustrations des modes de vies de l'époque, de même que des vues des villes en doubles pages et de nombreuses cartes. Ces cartes couvraient de "nouvelles îles derrière l'Espagne jusqu'à l'Orient vers le pays des Indes" (l'Amérique et le continent asiatique). Sebastian Münster, (1488-1552) war ein Kosmograph, Humanist und Hebraist. Außer seinem Hauptwerk, der Cosmographia, hat Sebastian Münster mehr als siebzig zum Teil sehr umfangreiche Werke auf dem Gebiet der Hebraistik, der Naturwissenschaften und der Geographie, aber auch der Theologie und der Bibelwissenschaft verfasst. Die Cosmographia war die erste wissenschaftliche und zugleich allgemeinverständliche Beschreibung des Wissens der Welt in deutscher Sprache, worin die Grundlagen aus Geschichte und Geographie, Astronomie und Naturwissenschaften, Landes- und Volkskunde nach dem damaligen Wissensstand zusammengefasst worden sind Blätter ca.: Dies ist ein Original und keine Reproduktion! Sebastian Münster was born in 1488 at Ingelheim near Mainz and died in 1552 at Basel. He was a cartographer, cosmographer, and a Hebrew scholar. His work, the Cosmographia from 1544 was the earliest German description of the world. The Cosmographia of Sebastian Munster was the first scientific and at the same time generally comprehensible description of knowledge of the world in German language, wherein were summarized the bases of history and geography, astronomy, natural sciences and regional studies after the standard of knowledge. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Summaria declaratio eorum, quae ad urinarum cognitionem maxime faciunt [.]. Item an urinarum vel pulsum observatio certiores notas salutis vel mortis medico praebeat, utilis enarratio Francisci Emerici [.].

      Vienna, Aegidius Adler f. Franz Emerich, 1552. - 4to. (156) pp. Disbound. "Mainly an elucidation of part of the second book of the Prognostica of Hippocrates" (Durling). From fol. O1r onwards, this contains Emerich's treatise "an urinarum vel pulsum observatio certiores notas salutis vel mortis medico praebeat". The Verona physician Giambattista da Monte (1498-1551) was one of the most famous practical medical men of his time (cf. Hirsch IV, 271). - Insignificant edge defects to final leaf; a clean and wide-margined copy. Very rare; no copy in the trade since 1950 internationally. VD 16, M 6260 (E 1053). Durling 3256 (not: "[2], 52 ll."). Wellcome 4410 (not: "86 ll."; Emerich's "Oratio de re medica" is a separate work). Not in Waller.

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        Il Petrarcha con l'espositione d'Alessandro Vellutello. Di novo ristampato con piu cose utili in varii luoghi aggiunte. Allessandro Vellutello sopra i Triumphi del Petrarca.

      Venetia, Domenico Giglio, 1552 - Kl.-8°, 8 Bl., 317 S., 3 Bl., einige figürliche Initialen, 6 Textholzschnitte im letzten Teil ., Perg. m Stehkante., Vorderer Deckel partiell erneuert, Einige Seiten mit Wurmfrass a. Steg, minimal fingerfleckig, einige Seiten eselohrig «Die kommentierte Ausgabe des Canzoniere von Alessandro Vellutello ist die berühmteste und erfolgreichste des 16. Jahrhunderts. Sie ist 1525 zum ersten Mal erschienen. Die massgebliche Ausgabe ist aber die von Vellutello überarbeitete, die 1528 veröffentlicht wurde. Vielen Lesern war die Anordnung der Gedichte im Canzoniere nicht klar. In ihm sind die Gedichte über die Liebe zu Laura mit Gedichten anderen (politischen, kirchenkritischen) Inhalts vermischt. Vellutello hat den Canzoniere neu geordnet, so dass sich die Liebesgeschichte zwischen Petrarca und Laura - in vita (prima parteI) und in morte (seconda parte) - Schritt für Schritt verfolgen lässt. Die Gedichte, die mit diesen Ereignissen nicht in Verbindung stehen, hat er in einer Parte terza ,seines' Canzoniere zusammengestellt. Vellutello war davon überzeugt, dass es die Liebesgeschichte zwischen Petrarca und Laura wirklich gegeben hat. In der ausführlichen Einleitung stellte er dazu alle Informationen zusammen.» (Petrarca-Ausstellung, Strauhof, Zürich, 2004).Alessandro Vellutello (1473 - nach 1550), wirkte ab 1515 in Venedig. 1544 publizierte er seinen berühmten Kommentar zu Dantes «La Comedia». 1100 gr.

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        Romanarum Antiquitatum Libri Decem - [ Suivi de : ] Notitia Utraque cum Orientis tum Orientis

      Petri Pernae Froben Nicolas Episcopius 1552 - Romanarum Antiquitatum Libri Decem Exvariis Scriptoribus Summa fide singularique diligentia collecti, a Ioanne Rosino Bartholomaei F., cum indicibus locupletissimis, [suivi de : ] Notitia Utraque cum Orientis tum Orientis ultra arcadii honoriique Caesarum tempora, illustre vetustatis monumentum, ensemble en 1 vol. in-folio reliure de l'époque anciennement restaurée demi-basane marron, dos à 6 nerfs, Ex Officina Haeredum Petri Pernae, Basileae, 1583 , 12 ff. n. ch., 491 pp. et 32 ff. n. ch. (tables), collation : ()6, ()()6, a8, b-z6, A-O6, P4, Q-Y6, Z8 et Apud Hieronymum Frobenium et Nicolaum Episcopium, Basileae, 1552, 108 ff. n. ch. collation : *8, a-o6, p4, q-r6 avec plus de 100 bois gravés Edition originale pour chacun des deux titres. Le premier ouvrage propose notamment plusieurs illustrations de Rome, dont un plan en double page, une vue des thermes de Dioclétien ou le plan d'un camp romain en double page. Très richement illustré, le second ouvrage propose, en édition originale, un répertoire illustré du personnel de l'administration impériale d'orient et d'occident. With the "Notitia Utraque", in the first complete and illustrated edition of the Notitia dignitatum, a list of high officials of the Roman empire in about 400 A.D. Etat satisfaisant (sans pages de garde, le dernier feuillet débroché, exemplaires collationnés et bien complets, dos abîmé, coupes frottées, travail de vers en marge intérieure sur 3 cahiers, affectant notamment le plan de Rome). Brunet, IV, 1398 ; Adams N 354 Langue: Latin [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        INTRODUCTION A LOS PROVERBIOS DE SÉNECA: POR EL DOCTOR PERO DIAZ: DIRIGIDO AL MUY ALTO Y MUY ILLUSTRE Y VIRTUOSOS SEÑOR, SU SOBERANO SEÑOR, EL REY DON JUAN SEG¿DO QUE ESTE NOMBRE UVO DE CASTILLA, DE LEÓN, CT. agora de nuevo con gran diligencia corregido y emendado

      Guillermo de Millis, Medina del Campo (Valladolid) 1552 - En Medina del Campo, vendese en casa de Adrian Chemart. MDLII [1552]. Al fin: fue impressa la presente obra en Medina del Campo, en casa de Guillermo de Millis. 8 h. s/n incluida portada xilográfica a dos tintas, LXXVIII fols. Buena encuadernación en piel entera moderna gofrada, nervios y tejuelo en oro. Estuche con bocas en piel. Letra gótica de diferentes tipos, y algunas en romano, impresa en dos columnas. Tiene facsimilada una hoja de tabla y algunas hojas restauradas. [Palau nº 307.852; Pérez Pastor nº 93; Salvá nº 2.172; Heredia nº 2.724; CCPB 23356-0] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bibliotheca Eliotae. (Hand-colored woodcut title page.) Eliotes Dictionaire the second tyme enriched, and most perfectly corrected, by Thomas Cooper. This last Edicion, beside the addicion and correction of verie manie thynges, hath the proper names of most herbes that be agreed of among physicons; the correction of weightes measures, and coynes, with the applyinge of the same to our tyme.

      Londini in Aedibus T. Bertheleti. Cum privilegio 1552 - A small folio edition bound in old calf with blind-stamped floral tooling on the front and rear boards. With a recased leather spine with 5 raised bands and a red leather label stating: Biblioteca Eliotae. Berthelet. 1552". The original leather calf of the boards has been expertly joined to and laid over the edge strips of the sturdy leather spine. Colorful swirling marbled pastedowns and endpapers. With a splendid hand-colored woodcut on the title page colored in red, green, brown, and yellow. Several finely scripted names have been written in ink over the centuries at the very top of the title page, above the colored banners: "W. Herbert, Joanna Grumb 1837, A.A. Smets, and Georgii Coffonis ex dono Antony Cope." A previous owner of this copy, Anthony Cope (1509-1586) of Bedhampton, Hampshire, left in his will a provision for his good friend George Cotton: "To George Cotton of Warblington, my friend for a simple remembrance three books that lie in my study--that is to say, a Latin Bible of St. Jerome's translation, Elyot's dictionary, and a book of T. d'Aquyne in Latin, desiring him to be overseer of this my last will. The residue to Anne Cope my wife, whom I do make my sole executrix." (from Notes and Queries. Fourth Series Volume six. London, 1870. p. 251, courtesy of Scott Smith). The last leaf, the final part of the "Z" entries is lacking. There are two "Z" sections present, the last line of the second "Z" section begins with "Zenodarus, a notable grammarian in the tyme of the." The paper is of a very high quality laid paper; there is surprising little foxing, but 4 pages with "H" and "I" entries have some heavy foxing. Most of the other pages are free of foxing. Each letter entry begins with a small wood engraving featuring that Letter. With a touch of dampstaining to the bottom inside edge of the first 10 pages along the bottom 1" extending from the bottom of the spine. Hinges very tender. This very scarce early English dictionary is also known as "The Shakespeare Dictionary." This Latin Dictionary is the earliest comprehensive dictionary of the language and was completed in 1538. "The copy of the first edition in the British Museum contains an autograph letter from Elyot to Cromwell, to whom it originally belonged. It was edited and enlarged in 1548 by Thomas Cooper Bishop of Winchester, who called it Bibliotheca Eliotae, and it formed the basis in 1565 of Cooper's Thesaurus Linguae Romanae et Britannicae" (Wickipedia). Note: While this is a "Latin" dictionary, the words to be defined are in Latin, but the definitions are in English and in a Gothic type face. Worn old calf leather with red leather label on the spine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Il supplice schiavo Indiano di Monsig. reverendis D. Bartolomeo Dalle Case, o Casaus, Sivigliano, del ordine de' Predicatori, & Vesouo di Chapa, citta Regale dell' Indie. Conforme al suo vero originale spagnuolo gia stampato in Siviglia. Tradotto in Italiano per opera di Marco Ginammi. Al molto illustre sig. sig. servandis il. sig. Bernardo Moro.Venice, Ginammi, 1657. 4to. With woodcut printer's device on title, woodcut initials. Later red half morocco, gilt & ribbed spine with title lettered in gold, marbled endpapers.

      Alden & Landis 657/17; Medina BHA,1085n; Sabin 11247. Third edition of the Italian translation by Marco Ginammi, with new dedicatory material, of the famous defense of the rights of Indians and condemnation of the Spanish cruelties in the West Indies and South America written by Bartolomé De Las Casas. The first edition of the 'Tratado... sobre la materia de los Yndios', the sixth of the famous Nine Tracts relating to Indian rights was published in Seville, 1552. Bartholomeus de Las Casas (1474-1566), priest in San Domingo from 1510, and bishop of Chiapa, Mexico from 1544 to 1550, was a warm defender of Indian rights against the Spanish oppression. With vigour, he took actions against slavery and colonisation of the Indians and intended to transport black slaves from Africa to replace the weaker Indians, but the Spanish colonists successfully obstructed these plans. The original Spanish text and the Italian translation are printed in two parallel columns. The tract contains arguments citing judicial authority as well as scriptural reasoning as to why natives should be restored to freedom.Fine, uncut copy.

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        Musica libris quatuor demonstrata

      Printer&#39;s device on title and many tables & woodcut diagrams in the text. 44 numbered leaves. Small 4to, attractive speckled half-calf & speckled boards, spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: G. Cavellat, 1552. First separate edition; first published in 1496 as part of a larger work, and several times reprinted in that form, including once by Estienne in 1514. This is study of the mathematical theory of music, by the great French humanist, theologian, and commentator on Aristotle, Lefèvre d&#39;Étaples (ca. 1455-1537). "He went no further than Boethius, but he made clearer divisions and gave a full commentary to each principle. Unlike Boethius, he succeeded in showing that the small semitone is larger than three Pythagorean commas and smaller than four, using calculations of 33 digits...Faber was more concerned with the mathematical laws of music than with performing skills. Many music theorists of the 16th century to the 18th either referred to Faber or quoted him."-New Grove, Vol. 6, p. 345. Fine condition. .

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        Adamus Macropedii fabula Christianae pietatis plaena. In qua "koozikoos" oste[n]ditur, quo pacto lapsus homo post multas multorum saeculorum calamitates et miserias per Christum ab initio promissum, tandem[ue] mundo exhibitum, saluti restituitur. Utrecht, Herman van Borculo, 1552. With woodcut publisher's device on title-page, dated 1551 and including cupid with a crossbow. With: (2) Sententiae singulis versibus contentae, ex diversorum poëtarum sententiis Graecis, Latinae redditae.[Colophon:] Antwerp, Johannes Loeus, 1544. (3) ERASMUS, Desiderius. [Drop title:] Christiani hominis institutum. Including: ISOCRATES. [Drop title:] Ad demonicum paraenesis.[Antwerp, Jan Verwithagen?, 1551?]. With a large woodcut device on the last page, showing Saint Christopher carrying a man with a wooden leg on his back and holding a small dog on a leash. All three works are set in Aldine-style italic types, the Erasmus also with a long passage in Greek. The Erasmus is a complete work extracted from an edition also containing other works and therefore lacks the general title-page and begins with quire G. 3 works in 1 volume. Small 8vo (13.5 x 9 cm). 18th-century calf, gold-tooled spine, gold-tooled fillet borders on sides with small gold-tooled ornaments at the four corners, red edges.

      Ad 1: STCN (2 copies); Typ. Batava 3285; USTC (4 copies, incl. same 2 copies); cf. Bibl. Belg. IV, p. 12; ad 2: this edition not in Belg. Typ.; Bibl. Belg.; USTC; ad 3: cf. Belg. Typ. 8269 & 8677; Vandeweghe, p. 238. Ad 1: Very rare first edition of Macropedius's Adamus, a popular school drama on the history of mankind since the fall of man until the birth of Jesus. It later appeared in the equally rare collection of Macropedius's plays Omnes fabulae comicae, published by the same Utrecht publisher in 1552-1553.Macropedius's comedies and tragedies, inspired by the plays of Plautus and Terence, are outstanding specimens of Renaissance Latin school drama. These school dramas had an instructive function in humanistic education as well as the added advantage of familiarizing the pupils with Latin metrics and language through their participation in the performance.Ad 2: Unrecorded third or fourth (?) edition of a very popular collection of proverbs and sayings from Greek poets translated in Latin. The work was first published in 1540 (Paris), a second edition appeared in 1541 (Antwerp), another at the same time as the present (Paris, 1844), and numerous editions followed throughout the 16th century.Ad 3: Erasmus's catechetical poem Institutum hominis Christiani, (G1-4), Isocrates's Paraenesis ad Demonicum (G5v-H3v) with a preface by Erasmus referring to Agricola (G4v-5), and the Greek Dicta Periandri, explained by Erasmus (H3v-4), followed by the publisher's device (H4v). These are complete works extracted from an edition that included others before them. The large woodcut publisher's device resembles those used by Jan Verwithagen in Antwerp (active 1549-1587), noted in Vandeweghe, but without his monogram. The USTC records fourVerwithagen editions under Erasmus's name, including a 1551 8vo edition of De civilitate morum puerilium libellus, which was sometimes published together with the Institutum and other works, but we have not seen a detailed description of the 1551 edition.With the bookplate of M.A. Elton on paste-down. Binding restored, with slightly rubbed edges and the endpapers a bit soiled. Otherwise in very good condition.

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        Lexicon graecolatinu(m) post Cobradum Gesnerum Philosophum, Arnoldu Arlensiu pari eruditione & diligentia uiros: & post Adriani Iunij Medici insignis innumerabile pene illam accessionem, postremo nunc non me diocriter auctu per Ioannem Hartongum graecaru literarum peritissimum. Ad hec nouissime iam reuisam ac probe castigatum.

      Basel, (Hieronymus Curio für Henric Peter, 1552).. Folio. Titel mit breiter Holzschnitt-Bordüre, Holzschnitt-Druckermarke am Schluß und einigen Holzschnitt-Init. 534 nn. Bll. Blindgepr. Schw.-Leder d. Zt. mit Streicheisenlinien und Rollenwerk (lädiert, fleckig beschabt, angestaubt, Schließen fehlen).. VD 16, G 1756. Adams G-548. Erfolgreiches Erstlingswerk des Universalgelehrten Conrad Gesner, das ihm Ruhm einbrachte. Die Erstausgabe erschien 1537 bei Johann Walder in Zürich. Er war es, der den erst 21-Jährigen ermunterte, das griechisch-lateinische Wörterbuch auf der Basis von Ambrosius Calepinus und auf der Grundlage von neuen Quellen zusammenzustellen. Die vorliegende Ausgabe erweitert von Johann Hartung. Conrad Gesner (geb. 1516 in Zürich; gest. 1565 ebenda; auch: Konrad Gessner) war Arzt, Naturforscher und Altphilologe. Er gilt als einer der berühmtesten und wichtigsten Naturforscher und Gelehrten der Schweiz. Er war nach dem Studium der Medizin erst Lehrer, später, ab 1537, Professor der griechischen Sprache in Lausanne und ab 1541 Professor der Physik. 1554 wurde er Oberstadtarzt in Zürich als Nachfolger des Handwerkschirurgen und Theatermachers Jakob Ruf. Der Höhepunkt seines Lebens war die Erhebung in den erblichen Adelsstand durch Kaiser Ferdinand I. 1564. Im Jahr darauf wurde der durch ständige Ãœberarbeitung geschwächte Gessner von der Pest dahingerafft.- Das vord. Vorsatzblatt rissig und lappig, sowie mit zeitgenöss. hs. Bes.-Vermerk und kleinem Bes.-Stempel. Das Titelblatt ebenfalls etw. rissig. Unterschiedlich gebräunt und braunfleckig, tlw. etw. wasserrandig.

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        DE ARCHITECTURA LIBRI DECEM AD CAESAREM AUGUSTUM

      Lugduni, apud Joan. Tornaesium, 1552.omnibus omnium editionibus longe emendatiores, collatis veteribus exemplis. Accesserunt, Gulielmi Philandri Castilionii, civis Romani annotationes castigatiores, & plus tertia parte locupletiores. Adiecta est Epitome in omnes Georgii Agricolae de mensuris & ponderibus libros, eodem autoter, cum Graeco pariter & Latino indice lucupletissimo. FIRST JEAN DE TOURNES EDITION OF VITRUVIUS 1552, Latin text. 4to, approximately 235 x 155 mm, 9¼ x 6¼ inches, printer's device of vipers on title page, a different De Tournes device on verso final page, 83 woodcut illustrations, 1 folding plate of an inscription, portrait of Philandrier the editor on final page of prelims, arabesque headpieces to the 10 books and historiated initials throughout, pages: [16], 447, [57] - including index, bound in modern full blind panelled calf, raised bands, blind rules and gilt lettered morocco label to spine, all edges red, new endpapers. Small repair to inner edge of title page plus 2 ink names, pages lightly age - browned, tiny chip to fore - edge of 1 prelim page, small closed tear to 1 margin, repaired neatly, some early mostly neat ink marginal notes, some small corrections to text and a little neat underlining, a couple of small ink stains and smudges, text still easily legible, very light foxing to a few margins. A good tight copy. This edition published in Lyon by Jean de Tournes was the second edited by Guillaume Philandrier, the first was published in Strasbourg in 1550 as a 16mo. As the secretary to the bishop of Rodez the French humanist Philandrier, friend of Raberlais, had spent 10 years in Italy in Venice and Rome, many of them studying Vitruvius and in 1544 he published his illustrated annotations separately in Rome. Adams, Books Printed in Europe 1501 - 1600, Volume II, V908; Harvard, French 16th Century Books, Volume II, No. 550. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Tractatus de assecurationibus & sponsionibus mercatorum

      Venice: Balthazar Constantini, 1552. Venice: Balthazar Constantini,, 1552. nunc primum in lucem datus, cum repertorio & summariis. Small octavo, ff. 52, [7]; printer&#39;s device to title; a little light spotting in places, else a fine copy in recent vellum, ink lettering to spine. First edition of the first printed book on insurance. The work was frequently reprinted in the sixteenth century with Stracca&#39;s De Mercatura and further separate editions appeared well into the seventeenth, but the first edition is extremely rare, RLIN locating the Harvard copy only, to which OCLC adds another, at the University of Sassari, Italy. This legal treatise by the Portuguese lawyer, Pedro de Santarem (Petrus Santerna) is "a clear example of how a regulatory and juridical work may provide an answer to the practical needs of a historical period. The renewal of mercantile activities, the increasing number of vessels in transit, the poor conditions in which they sometimes sailed (poorly stowed or excessive cargo), the increasing frequency of shipwrecks arising human or natural causes, in short the uncertainty and unpredictability inherent in ocean crossings, fully justified the widespread, rationalised practice of an insurance activity" (Antonio Almodovar & Jose Luis Cardoso, History of Portuguese Economic Thought, 2002). Maritime insurance contracts predated Santarem&#39;s treatise, having been developed in the mid-14th century in Genoa, as well as Portugal. "Santarem laid down with remarkable precision the principal foundations of the assurance contract: that it is a contract drawn in complete good faith and that it is not a way for the assured to get rich, but only for him to avoid losses" (preface to 1961 Lisbon edition). In this way, he argued for the legitimacy of insurance and, crucially, answered the accusation that such contracts were a form of usury.

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        De Humani corporis fabrica, lib. VII.

      Lyon, Jean de Tournes, 1552. - Tome Ier (sur 2) contenant les 2 premières parties en un volume In-16 (118 x 72 mm) de 458 pp., (27)ff. et 523 pp., (22)ff. avec marque de l'imprimeur à la dernière page. Illustré de 4 figures gravées p.130 à 132. Petite et très pâle mouillure en marge supérieure de quelques feuillets. Bonne condition intérieure. Plein veau (126 x 75 mm), dos à nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, double encadrement de triple filet à froid, fleurons dorés aux angle et au centre. Fente et petit manque de cuir au dos, usures aux coins et coiffes. Reliure de l'époque. Deuxième édition. Cette édition de poche non autorisée, qui suit de près le texte de l'édition originale de 1543 mais ne reproduit que quatre des gravures sur bois, faisait partie d'une série d'éditions de petit format de textes à succès produite par Jean de Tournes de 1540 à 1560. Au cours de la décennie précédente Lyon était devenu un centre pour la publication des éditions de poche des classiques médicaux, généralement traduits en français. La note de l'imprimante sur le verso du premier titre explique que l'édition a été imprimée pour l'usage des étudiants. Bon exemplaire en reliure du temps de cette rarissime "édition de poche" du Vésale publiée du vivant de l'auteur. Norman 4578. Adams V604. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Annotationes scholasticae in epistolas dominicales.

      Frankfurt, Christian Egenolff d. Ä., (1552).. 429, (7) Bll. Mit Holzschnittdruckermarke am Titel. Blindgepr. Schweinslederband der Zeit über Holzdeckeln auf 3 erhabenen Doppelbünden mit 2 intakten Schließen. Hs. Rückenschildchen. Kalligraph. Schnittitel am Kopfschnitt. 8vo.. Erste Ausgabe der Erläuterungen zu den Sonntags-Episteln, eines der zahlreichen Lehrwerke, die Lossius zum Gebrauch am Lüneburger Gymnasium ausarbeitete. Wie alle Werke des Verfassers selten; dieses nicht im JAP. - Lossius (1508-82), Schüler und enger Bekannter Luthers und Melanchthons, kaum auf deren Empfehlung 1532 als Sekretär von Urbanus Rhegius nach Lüneburg; Hermann Tulich holte ihn 1533 an sein Gymnasium. "Vermutlich 1542 wurde Lossius Konrektor; er blieb es bis zu seinem Tode. In den Jahren 1540-42 erhielt er einen Ruf an die Universität Wittenberg, den er ausschlug. Um 1552 lehnte er einen Ruf als Professor der Theologie an die Akademie in Kopenhagen ebenfalls ab" (NDB XV, 202f.). Lossius' bleibendes Verdienst besteht insbesondere auf dem Gebiet der protestantischen Kirchenmusiktheorie. "Von ähnlich weitreichendem Einfluß waren auch seine Werke zur Kirchengeschichte. Die große Liste bedeutender Widmungsträger, denen Lossius seine Werke zueignete, die noch vorhandenen etwa 40 Briefe von ihm und ca. 300 an ihn zeigen, daß er zum Kreis der bedeutenden Humanisten des 16. Jh. gehörte" (ebd.). - Der gut erhaltene Einband zeigt innerhalb einer Jagdrolle (fliehender Hirsch und Hunde) ein Knospenstempelmuster im Binnenfeld, der innere Rahmen mit Rosettenstempelung. Zahlreiche Anstreichungen von zeitgenöss. Hand; am Titel hs. Besitzvermerk des Christoph Schwigelius (dat. 1553). - VD 16, E 4412. Nicht bei Adams und BM-STC German.

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        Il Petrarcha con l&#39;espositione d&#39;Alessandro Velutello

      Venice: Domenico Giglio, 1552. Venice: Domenico Giglio, 1552. Hard cover. Very Good/A typical mid-century edition of Petrarch, with the humanist commentary of Alessandro Velutello, and woodcut illustrations of the Triumphs featuring allegorical figures of love, death, fame, and so on, in their chariots, surrounded by their attendants. In 1595, the literary critic Pope Clement VIII issued a ban on the three sonnets in which Petrarch likens Avignon (the Papal residence at the time). For several years, printers were forbidden from including them in editions of Petrarch&#146;s Canzoniere, and it was expected that the sonnets would be eliminated from existing manuscripts and printed books. In this copy, an early owner complied by fiercly inking over each line and letter of those three sonnets. Interesting!. Octavo (15cm); [8], 317, [3] leaves. Woodcut device on title page, six woodcut illustrations, one at the head of each of the "Trionfi." Bound in early 20th century stiff vellum in period style (dated 1910), lettered in manuscript on spine. Text block mildly toned, but clean and free of blemishes, save the vigorous censorship of the three "Babylonian Sonnets," which are heavily crossed out in iron-gall ink, which has burned away some of the paper on two leaves (a milder example is shown in the Yale University Library&#39;s online "Petrarch Gallery," #7).

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        Bohemia. Newly described by John Speed. Anno Dom. 1626. [Gerahmter Original-Kupferstich / framed original colored copper engraving].

      . John Speed, geboren 1552 in farndon, gestorben 1629 in London. Kartograph und Verleger.. Altkolorierter Original-Kupferstich von John Speed, Seite 17 und 18 aus "The Description of the Kingdom of Bohemia". Mit Titelkartusche, in der Kopfleiste 7 kolorierte Stadtansichten von Prag, Laun u. a. sowie in den Randleisten 10 Abbildungen zu Personen bzw. Trachten "Kinge", "Queene", "Marchant" u. a. Rückseitig Text in Englisch. Kupferstich gerahmt im vergoldeten Holzrahmen mit rückseitigem Sichtfenster. Maße Platte: 41,0 x 52,5 cm. Blattgröße: 41,5 x 54,5 cm. Rahmen: 52,5 x 62,0 cm. Wenig sichtbare Mittelfalz. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Colored original-copper engraving by John Speed from about 1626. Backside english text. Copper engraving framed in wooden frame, backside with viewing window. Measure plate: 41,0 x 52,5 cm. Measure sheet: 41,5 x 54,5 cm. Measure frame: 52,5 x 62,0 cm. Lightly visible middle fold. Fine condition.

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        Diktatbrief in lat. Sprache m. eigenhänd. Empfehlungsformel und Unterschrift ("Sigismundus Princeps"), 1/2 Seite, in-4 (Doppelblatt mit alter Bindungsspur), Temesvar, 20. 6. 1596.

      . An Alfonso Visconti (1552-1608), Bischof von Cervia, seit 1595 päpstl. Gesandter in Ungarn und Siebenbürgen, begleitete den Fürsten im folgenden Jahr zu Verhandlungen nach Prag). Über eine dringend erwartete Geldsendung. "Sigismundus Dei gratia Transyluaniae Moldauiae, Walachiae transalpinae et Sacri Romani Imperij Princeps, partium Regni Hungar[iae] dominus Siculorum Comes. ... Etsi ... antea quoq[ue] de pecuniarum S. D. N. ad nos transmissione scripsivimus: tamen cum plane oportunum tempus ear[um] usus nunc adsit. ... velit curare, ut quamprimum ad nos deferantur; interest enim nobis plurimum si eas nempestim acceperimus ...". Adressblatt mit gedecktem Siegel, Dorsalvermerk. Einzelne kleine Papiermängel.. SEHR SELTEN.

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        I Lucidi

      Firenze (Florence): Giunti, 1552. Firenze (Florence): Giunti, 1552. Early Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. Early Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Later leather backed marbled boards. Old signature to title page, scattered light browning and foxing, heavier to endpapers. Printer&#39;s mark on title and final page. Bookplates of Leo Olschki and Bernadine Murphy. There was a Venice edition the same year. One of two comedies written by the celebrated Florentine, most famous for his "On the Beauty of Women" and his adaptation of The Golden Ass. The first edition was 1549 but less attractive and less accurate. 44 leaves. Adams F496; Graesse II, 584; Brunet II, 1269; Pettas 318. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; Inventory No: 043595.

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        Bibliothecae historicae libri XVII.

      Lyon, Gryphius, 1552.. circa 12,8 x 8 cm. 1117 SS. mit Druckermarke Lyoneser Lederband d. Zt. mit Goldprägung auf dem Rücken und den Deckeln. Adams D 471; Baudrier VIII, 259; Hoffmann I, 560. Hübsche kleinformatige Ausgabe in dekorativem Einband. Lateinischer Text, druchgehend regliert. Am Ende alter Vermerk: "hic liber attinet ad me Claudium Coquard scholasticum Castllionensem 1643". - Etwas gebräunt, wenig fleckig, Einband bestossen, Rücken mit kleinen Restaurierungen, dennoch dekorativ.

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        Sebastiani Corradi commentarius, in quo M. T. Ciceronis de Claris Oratoribus liber, qui dicitur Brutus, & loci pene innumerabiles quum aliorum scriptorum, tum Ciceronis ipsus explicantur. Gestoch. Titel und einige gest. Vig.

      Florenz, Laurentius Torrentinus, 1552.. Folio. 6 Bll. 457 S. 27 Bll. Pergament d. Zt. mit handschriftlicher Rücken- und Deckelbeschriftung.. Einband etwas fleckig, wellig und an den Rändern aufgezogen; sonst wohlerhalten. Bei Bestellungen gegen offene Rechnung bitte Telefonnummer angeben. Danke!

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