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2015-11-26 14:32:08
LUIGINI Francesco
Apud Aldi filios, Venetiis, 1554. In 4 antico, cc. 86 + (1) di errata + (1). Ancora aldina al front. e in fine. Firma coeva parzialmente cancellata alla prima carta di sguardia, alcune annotazioni manoscritte intorno all'ancora al front. Leggere gore marginali alle prime 6 cc. Legatura in pergamena morbida coeva con qualche piccolo danno al dorso. Rarissima edizione aldina con il commentario di Francesco LuiginiÂa De arte poetica di Orazio. Burgassi, p. 111. 'La biblioteca del Cardinale Henry Stuart', p. 183. 'Catalogue Raisonne' De La Collection De Livres De M. Pierre Antoine.',Âvol. 3, p. 211. 'Catalogue des livres de la bibliothe'que de La Serna de Santander', 2855. Renouard, p. 662. LAT
Bookseller: Coenobium Libreria antiquaria [Asti, Italy]
2015-11-24 17:16:03
Valladolid, Sebastián Martínez, 1554, 28,5 x 21 cm., pergamino, LXXVIII folios en caracteres góticos incluso portada a dos tintas con grabado xilográfico y orlada. (Ejemplar falto del folio XXVII que se encuentra facsimilado en papel de época. Muy rara crónica gótica del Rey Fernando IV de Castilla).
Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos [ES]
2015-11-24 16:54:38
Cieza de León, Pedro de
Martin Nucio, Antwerp. [8],204 leaves, with forty-one woodcuts in the text. Woodcut vignette on titlepage. 12mo. Contemporary limp vellum, lacking ties. Vellum attached to text block with ties through foredges of pastedowns only. Slight age toning, occasional dampstaining, minor soiling on leaf 55. A very good copy. In a half morocco and cloth box. One of two 1554 Antwerp editions of Cieza de León's highly regarded history of Peru, and the earliest obtainable edition, following the first edition printed in Seville the previous year. The author, the foremost soldier-chronicler of the conquest, served under Pedro de La Gasca in his campaign against Gonzalo Pizarro during the civil war in Peru in the years following the conquest. "After the end of the civil war, he travelled extensively throughout Peru in order to collect information on both the conquest and the Inca world, with the clear intent of writing the first major history of Peru. When he returned to Spain in 1550, he managed to publish only the first part of his work.a thorough description of the land and people of Peru. It includes both the cities founded by the Spaniards, such as Lima and Quito, and the first documented descriptions of Inca cities and their customs. His wealth of information is the result of personal observation, the scrutiny of reports and official papers, and oral reports from Quechua Indians" - Delgado-Gomez. Considered the earliest history of the entire viceroyalty of Peru, LA CHRONICA. is illustrated throughout with forty-one half-page woodcuts, several of which appear multiple times. In additi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana [New Haven, CT, U.S.A.]
2015-11-24 16:54:38
Cieza de León, Pedro de:
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana [New Haven, CT, U.S.A.]
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2015-11-24 12:12:49
Benedictus Vernierus
Parisiis : Nivellius, 1554-01-01. Hardcover. Good. Engraved title page, 3 woodcut engravings, ( 1) 106 p., (12) p. Bound in contemporary full vellum. 3 raised bands. Ink title to spine. Soiling to vellum. Warping to vellum. Lacking ties. Contemporary owners name on title page of Mre Eshene Gard de Laun. Same owners quotation of Psalm 9 on title page. Later signature to FEP. Unmarked pages. Ruffling to pages. <br><BR> This volume depicts the 308 Nicene and Post-Nicene fathers of the Catholic Church.
Bookseller: Sequitur Books [Boonsboro, MD, U.S.A.]
2015-11-20 08:45:43
Renaldini, Panfilo di:
Vinegia (Venedig) (al segno del diamante) (per Comin da Trino di Monferrato), 1554. 8°, 240 Bll., 46 Holzschnitte u. 46 Bildinitialen. Brauner Ledereinbd. d. 20. Jh. (Fachmännisch restauriertes Exemplar. Titelblatt mit Holzschnittportr. fehlt. Viele Ss. an d. Rändern braunfl., einig m. kl. Fehlstellen ohne Textverlust, 1 kl. Brandloch, einige Eintragungen u. Unterstr. in Tinte v. alter Hand). Über den Autor M. Panfilo Renaldini (poeta romanzesco del Cinquecento) ist nicht viel bekannt. Eine Monographie aus dem Jahre 1939 konnte ermittelt werden. Der Autor hängt sich mit seiner Dichtung an das zur selben Zeit außerordentliche und sehr populäre epische Werk Ariosts, Orlando Furioso (Der rasende Roland), an. Dieses epochemachende Buch erschien 1532 in seiner endgültigen Fassung in 46 Gesängen. Auch Rinaldos Orlando umfasst 46 Gesänge. Er widmet es seinem Fürsten, Francesco Medici. Die 46 sehr reizvollen Renaissanceholzschnitte ähneln stilistisch dem Petrarcameister und haben ein Format von jeweils ca. 5 x 11 cm. Die Initialen sind auch bei Veröffentlichungen von anderen Druckern, die in der Comin de Trino di Monferrato mitarbeiteten, nachweisbar. Drucke dieses Drucker-Komitees erschienen zwischen 1539 und 1574. Buch
Bookseller: Aegis Buch- und Kunstantiquariat [Laichingen, Germany]
2015-11-14 21:29:25
RONDELET, Guillaume
Bookseller: Sokol Books Ltd. ABA ILAB [London, United Kingdom]
2015-11-14 21:29:25
RONDELET, Guillaume
apud Matthiam Bonhomme, London, 1554. FIRST EDITION OF THIS SEMINAL WORK FIRST EDITION. Folio. [xvi] 583 [xxv] Roman and Italic letter, historiated woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces, t.p. with printer's device of Perseus with the head of Medusa within architectural border, woodcut portrait of the author on verso of a8, 248 woodcut illustrations of fish and other sea creatures after the designs of Georges Reverdi. Light age yellowing, waterstaining to first and last few gatherings, single wormhole throughout at inner margin of book occasionally just touching text, wormtrail to upper margin of a few gatherings, very neatly restored. Near contemporary ms ex libris autography of "Jo[hann]is Dominici De San[?]y eq[itis] [aur]ati Cas Sti Andrea", C19 Nordkirchen bookplate of the Dukes of Arenberg on inside cover, remains of ms vellum stubbs. A clean and well margined copy in contemporary calf over thick wooden boards, richly blind-rolled in ornate, deeply cut panels with corner pieces, a central diamond and blind stamp depiction of the three crosses at Golgotha, rolls in a floral motif with unnamed portrait medallions, spine triple-ruled in five compartments with raised bands, each stamped with ornaments, slight tearing at upper and lower joints, defective at head and tail, lacking clasps. FIRST EDITION of Rondelet's seminal work on all aquatic animals the most important published up to that time. The first four books are a general discussion about fish with comparative anatomy and specific treatment of anatomical anomalies such as gills, tentacles, stingers, etc. Through a … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Sokol Books Ltd. ABA ILAB [London, United Kingdom]
2015-11-09 08:15:49
Carion, Johannes:
Lugduni [Lyon]: Apud Ioannem Frellonium [Jean Frellon]. 1554. Titelei, 2 Blatt Vorrede, 53 Blatt Index, 560 Seiten, 15 Blatt. Ledereinband des 17. oder 18. Jahrhunderts, 12°, 12,5 x 8 cm. (stärker beschabt, wurmspurig, Kapitale mit Fehlstellen, Titelei nur fragmentarisch vorhanden und aufgezogen, innen durchgängig mit zahlreichen Anstreichungen und Marginalien in Tinte von alter Hand, durch den etwas knappen Beschnitt beim Nachbinden teils Buchstaben abgeschnitten, durchgehend wurmspurig, sonst nur wenig gebräunt, im Ganzen passabel erhalten). - Johann(es) Carion, Historiker und Astrologe (geboren 1499 in Bietigheim-Bissingen als Johannes Negelin bzw. Nägelin oder Nägele, gestorben 1537 in Berlin) war eine der bekanntesten und schillerndsten Personen seiner Zeit. 1514 begann er sein Studium an der Tübinger Universität, wo er den zwei Jahre älteren Philipp Melanchthon kennenlernte, mit dem er lebenslang verbunden blieb. 1518 gab er sein erstes astrologisches Werk heraus, eine Jahreschronik auf das Jahr 1519. Im gleichen Jahr, oder kurz darauf kam Negelin auf Geheiß des Kurfürsten Joachim I. Nestor als Hofmathematiker nach Berlin und nahm bald nach seiner Bestellung den Humanistennamen "Carion" an (Caryophyllus heißt Gewürznelke). Carion wurde ein wichtiger Mann am Hofe des streng katholischen Kurfürsten. Gemeinsam führten Sie astronomische Beobachtungen durch, an denen der Kurfürst sehr interessiert war und die von Carion oft astrologisch gedeutet wurden. Seine bekannteste Vorhersage war eine Sintflut für Februar 1524, die große Teile der Erde zerstören … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Bürck [Germany]
2015-11-08 20:12:08
CATULLUS, Gaius Valerius
Paulus Manutius Aldus, 1554. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. ff. [iv] 134 [ii]. Italic letter, occasional Roman and Greek. Anchor device on title and verso of final leaf. A little light marginal foxing, a very good, clean copy in contemporary Italian limp vellum, title in brown on spine, gauffered edges (a little scuffed, lacking ties). Contemporary autograph of Vincenti Mariae Frosini of Pistoia in blank margins at bottom of title above early monogram 'TF' in blank portion of lower margin, contemporary price on fly. First edition of Marc-Antoine Muret's commentary on Catullus. Muret (1526-1585) was a noted French humanist and all-round Renaissance man, being a jurist, theologist, philisopher and poet; counting among his pupils the young Montaigne; his reputation as a lecturer was so great that even Henri II and Catherine de Medicis came to hear him. Muret spent much of his life wandering, in France initially - from Bordeaux to Paris to Toulouse - and then in Italy, from Venice to Padua and Rome. This was partly due to dogged allegations of homosexuality which followed him and led to brief imprisonment in Châtelet at Paris and his eventual condemnation to death in Tolouse in the early 1550s, prompting his flight to Italy. In Venice, he was well received and embraced by the learned community. One of his first contacts there was Paulus Manutius, and this is his first work produced in Italy, a scholarly and detailed commentary on the poems of Catullus, indulging in a depth of detail and level of criticism that shows it is aimed for the scholarly reader. Catullus was the "greatest lyric po … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Sokol Books Limited [GB]
2015-11-08 19:56:32
EGNATIUS, Giovanni Battista
Bernardo Torresano sub Aldina Bibliotheca, Paris, 1554. 16mo, ff. [16], 334, [2], missing final blank. Roman letter; Aldine device on title, few historiated initials; occasional very light foxing to margins, slight yellowing. A very good copy in contemporary vellum; bookplate of Allan Heywood Bright on front pastedown. Second edition of this curious collection of exemplary episodes, issued in Paris some months after the princeps of Venice the same year. Giovanni Battista Cipelli (1478-1553), better known by his humanist nickname Egnatius, was a prominent scholar in Renaissance Venice and a trusted collaborator of Aldus Manutius. Very knowledgeable in Latin and Greek, he taught in the School of St Marcus and was appointed official orator of the Venetian Republic. On account of his philological, editorial and teaching skills, he was held in high esteem by Pietro Bembo, Marco Musuro, Marco Antonio Sabellico and even Wilibald Pirckheimer and Erasmus. His most successful work was De Caesaribus, a learned overview of the lives of the Roman, Byzantine, Frankish and German emperors, up to Maximilian I of Augsburg. An extract of the second book circulated independently as an essay on the origins of the Turks. Following the model of Valerius Maximus, Egnatius assembled a vast number of edifying stories from the lives of Venetians and other illustrious personalities of the past and present. It is divided into nine books and each of the numerous chapters is devoted to a topic (either virtue or vice). Book 8 includes a note on the invention of printing (f. 300rv) and a praise of Columbu … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Sokol Books Ltd. ABA ILAB [London, United Kingdom]
2015-11-04 20:36:58
JOSEFO, Flavio
1554 - En ANVERS, en casa de Martin Nucio. Año de M.D.LIIII (1554). En folio, encuadernación en holandesa piel tela,con título y autor dorados en lomo. 6 h., incluso portada, 412 folios, 3 h. "Antigüedades Judaicas". Palau, 125054 [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: C.M.Garrido
2015-11-02 18:16:51
Gregory IX, Pope; Corpus Juris Canonici
Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. [U.S.A.]
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2015-11-01 20:36:41
Fitzherbert, Sir Anthony
1554. 1554 Edition of Fitzherbert's Important JP Manual Fitzherbert, Sir Anthony [1470-1538]. The New Boke of Iustices of Peace Made by Anthonie Fitz Herbard Iudge Lately Translated Out of Fre[n]ch into Englishe and Newlye Corrected. [London: In Fletestrete Within Temple Barre, At the Signe of the Hande and Starre, by Richarde Tottle], 1554. 173, [3] ff. Octavo (5-1/4" x 3-1/2"). Contemporary calf with later rebacking and recornering, raised bands to spines, early owner initials "G.T." to edges of text block, endpapers renewed, title page and final leaf rehinged. Moderate rubbing to extremities, a few chips to spine ends, some gatoring to boards and spine, hinges cracked. Title printed within woodcut architectural border. Moderate toning and occasional light soiling to text, heavier soiling and edgewear to title page and final two leaves, lower corner lacking from title page with minor loss to woodcut border, faint dampstaining in places. "Henry Rutter" to head of Fol. 1, annotations in early hands to several leaves. An appealing copy. * First printed in 1538, Fitzherbert's manual was issued eight more times; its final edition was printed in 1617. Editions beginning in 1583 were edited by Richard Crompton. Despite his efforts, this work was eventually superseded by William Lambard's Eirenarcha (1581). Several leaves have legal notes ranging from a phrase to a sentence or two. Other leaves have non-legal comments and doodles. English Short-Title Catalogue S4295. Beale, A Bibliography of Early English Law Books T341.
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2015-10-22 05:45:23
COUSTAU Pierre.
Apud Matthiam Bonhomme 1554 Prima edizione. Testo latino. Cm.34x21,6. Pg.(40), 427, (1). Buona legatura in piena pelle con doppia bordura ai piatti ed elemento decorativo in oro agli specchi. Tassello con titoli in oro al dorso a sei nervature. Ex libris nobiliare al foglio di guardia. Menda cartacea al margine superiore del frontespizio. Marca tipografica, in formato cm.8x6, al frontespizio. Capilettera, finalini e cartigli ornamentali. Minime gore, ma assai fresco esemplare. Assai poco conosciuta è la biografia di Petrus Costalius, nome latinizzato di Pierre Cousteau, umanista e giurista parigino del XVI secolo di origini ebraiche. Visse sicuramente a Vienna ed a Lyon, ed oltre al presente testo di diritto romano si deve a lui "Pegma, cum narrationibus philosophicis", trattato di emblematica, ispirato all'Alciati, pubblicato a Lione nel 1555 sempre per i tipi di Bonhomme, ed il poema "De Pace carmen", stampato nel 1559. Alcune fonti gli attribuiscono anche il saggio rabbinico "Typus Messiae et Christi Domini ex veterum prophetarum praesensionibus contra Judaeorum" (1554) per il nome dell'autore, Petro Costo, possibile pseudonimo di Coustau. Dell'Adversariorum ex Pandectas" vide la luce solo il primo tomo. > Adams, I, C, 2731. Bibliotheca Sunderlandiana, 3495. Codice libreria 127470.
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Pera
2015-10-16 17:01:54
Rebuffi, Pierre
1554. Canon Law and Gallicanism Rebuffi, Pierre [1487-1557]. Commentarii in Constitutiones seu Ordinationes Regias non Solum Iuris Studiosis, Verum Etiam Pragmaticis Utilissimi in Quibus Facilis ad Praxim Curiarum Franciae Via, & Iurium Intellectus Explicatur, Qui in Tractatus in Sequenti Pagina Enumeratos Distribuuntur. Lyons: Ad Salamandrae, Apud Sennetonios Fratres, 1554-1555. Three volumes in two books, Volume I has seven parts, six with titles beginning Tractatus, each with title page. Volumes I and II bound together. Volumes II and III are titled: Secundus [-Tertius] Tomus Commentariorum in Constitutiones Regias Gallicas. [xliv], 539 (i.e. 535), [1]; [xlviii], 475, [1]; [viii], 569, [55] pp. Complete set. Folio (13-1/4" x 8-1/4"). Contemporary paneled vellum with elaborate tooling (dated 1566), small gilt owner arms to center of front boards, raised bands and early hand-lettered title to spine, ties lacking. Some rubbing to extremities, spine ends and corners bumped, light soiling and a few minor scuffs and stains to boards, boards slightly bowed, minor worming to pastedowns and a few other places, later owner bookplates to pastedowns, endleaves lacking from Volume III. Attractive woodcut pictorial initials. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier places, internally clean. * First edition as a three-volume set. Rebuffi was the leading French canonist of the period, an auditor of the Rota Romana and the author of several important works, such as Praxis Beneficiorum (1584) and a commentary on De Verborum et Rerum Significatione (1586). First published as a single-volume … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2015-10-06 09:26:22
Corio Bernardino
In Vinegia [Venice] : Per Giovan Maria Bonelli 155, In Vinegia [Venice] : Per Giovan Maria Bonelli 1554. 1554, Second Edition. 8vo. This is the second edition, first edition was published in the year 1503.Book measures 8 1/2 x 6 1/4. Collation, 1in 6s, 2-4 in8s,5 in 6s, a-z in8s, A-Z in 8s, AA-ZZ in 8s, AAA8, a few pagination errors, but text complete, one illustration. Recently rebound in full dark calf, raised bands, gilt tooling, ( gilt very dull ), full marble edges, new,but aged endpapers. Binding in excellent condition. Internally, early name annotation on title page,pages in very good clean condition throughout. A very nice copy. Very Good Plus.
Bookseller: George Jeffery Books [HERTFORDSHIRE, United Kingdom]
2015-09-30 07:36:39
Saint German, Christopher
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2015-09-26 04:01:54
CHIARAVACCI Gerolamo
Apud Franciscum Simonem Moschenios Fratres, Mediolani 1554 - In 16,Âcarte (4) + 121 + (7). Legatura in p. pg. settecentesca. Esemplare rifilato al marg. superiore. Edizione originale postuma prima e unica di questo poema ispirato ai fasti ovidiani, opera di questo autore originario di Pizzighettone. Studiando tra Lodi e Cremona, divenne un buon conoscitore della letteratura latina e greca come anche della letteratura cristiana. Questa edizione postuma sembrerebbe essere stata curata da Giangiacomo Gabiani, insegnante di Lodi che dedica il poema al Papa Paolo III. Seguendo lo schema dei fasti ovidiani, l'opera e' divisa in dodici mesi. Di ogni mese e' data l'etimologia e la storia con invocazione a personaggi pagani e cristini, avvenimenti tratti dal vecchio e nuovo testamento, descrizione di personaggi storici e molti riferimenti cosmologici. Molti sono anche i riferimenti a fatti storici come le guerre tra il Ducato di Milano e la Repubblica veneta che coinvolsero anche Pizzighettone. Sandal, p. 125. Bibliotheca roveriana, II, p. 201. Colbacchini, p. 71. LAT
Bookseller: coenobium libreria antiquaria
2015-08-26 10:56:12
SALVIANI, Ippolito
Bookseller: WP Watson Antiquarian Books [London, United Kingdom]
2015-08-16 08:03:50
Amsdorf, Nicolaus von:
(Jena, Rödinger) 1554.. 50 Bll. Pappband. 4°.. VD 16, A 2413; Schottenloher 33133. - Erste Ausgabe der ersten drei Trostpredigten auf das sächsische Kurfürstenpaar, die beiden kurz hintereinander gestorbenen Sibylle (1512-1554) und Johann Friedrich (1512-1554) von Sachsen. Die Fürsorge des kunstsinnigen Kurfürsten galt vor allem dem Aufbau der Universität Jena, die schon 1548 als Ersatz für die Universität Wittenberg als Gymnasium academicum im Jenaer Dominikanerkloster, mit kaiserlichem Privileg von 1557, gegründet wurde. - Ohne die 4. Predigt: "... ist dem Buchdrucker erst am 14. Aprilis zukomen, hat deshalb so kurtz nicht kund gedruckt werden" (Bl. 50 verso). - Titel mit verwischten Tintenkritzeleien, teilweise etwas stock- und wasserfleckig.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski
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2015-08-09 18:34:32
Stumpf, Johannes
Zürich Froschauer. Stumpf, Johannes (1500-1577/78). "Schwytzer Chronica . " Zürich: Froschauer, 1554. 8vo. (2), CCLXXXIV (st. CCLXXXV), (1 st. 2) Bll. mit zahlr. Textholzschnitten. OLdr. a. d. Z. mit der schönen, reichen Blindpregung: ornament. Mittelfeld m. Porträtmedailons umgeben v. fig. Allegorien von 4 (wiederholten) Tugenden (Charitas, Fides, Spes, Iustitia). Einbandecken u. -kanten best., Schließbänder erneut, handschr. Exlibris (". Bunssler von Bamberg . 1653 . ") a. d. fliegenden Vorsatz hinten. - Es fehlen vorletzte 2 Bll. (N7-N8), d.i. Bl. CCLXXXV (2 Textseiten - die Ende des Textes) u. 1 Bl. (ohne Num. - Bemerkung "Zum Läser . ", verso ohne Text) vor dem letzten Bl. (das schon wieder ein Original ist - "Verzeichnung etlicher . ", verso ohne Text), die mit Facsimile auf dem Original(?)bütten ersätzt und eingebunden. Oder vielleicht nur schwächer gedruckt (?) und aus dem anderen Exemplar genommen?
Bookseller: Antikvariat Krenek [Prag, Czech Republic]
2015-07-23 17:58:09
Lopez de Gomara, Francisco
1554 - The earliest and most significant history of Mexico, California, and the Southwest; with the rare map by Bellere. 1554. Antwerp. Iuan Steelsio. In 8vo (140 mm x 85 mm). 349 + 11 ff. + folding map. Nineteenth century brown calf, boards and spine tooled in blind, spine lettered in gilt, false raised bands, rubbed. A very fresh copy internally, only faint damp on lower margin, else fine. First edition of this title, “the first history of Mexico printed” (Wagner); the first edition of this work appeared in Zaragoza in 1552, this is the eight in total, printed only two years after the impossibly rare first –and the first to include Bellere´s map, almost never present; “ almost all historians and bibliographers assert that when this work appeared, it was suppressed” (Wagner, Vol. 1, p. 81). This particular copy has the Bellere map, which extends from the West Indies, showing Florida and southern United States, to the Strait of Magellan. The work is divided in two parts, each independent of the other: the first deals with the location of the Indies, Colombus´ discoveries, the colonization of Hispaniola, Peru, amongst other subjects; the second part, which is what is contained in this edition –published separately-, is almost solely dedicated to Mexico, Cortes´ life, his voyages and expedition to Cuba, Santo Domingo, and Honduras, and the conquest of Mexico. Furthermore it includes valuable details on the life in America, native languages, ethnographical material, and what little information was available on California and the Southwest at such … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: HS Rare Books
2015-06-29 22:58:15
SADOLETO, Paolo, editor.
Rome: Valerio Dorico, 1554. Small octavo, italic letter, guide-letters for initials; olive morocco gilt, gilt edges, silk tie. Fine early anthology of letters by famous men, including Giovio, Bernardo Tasso, Annibal Caro and others. The delightful binding is attributed in an old owner's note to Padeloup. There are a few early owner's notes in pen, some correcting typographical errors including a footnote where "dodeci" is changed to "tredici" in the title of the work, indicating that it grew in scope while in the press. The nephew of Jacopo Sadoleto, the celebrated humanist scholar and bishop of Carpentras, in 1535 Paolo was named his coadjutor to the bishopric with right of succession, which he succeeded to in 1547. From the Ingleton collection with his bookplate and shelfmark. A very attractive copy.
Bookseller: Hordern House [Australia]
2015-06-12 15:42:24
Dodoens, Rembert
A complete copy. Engraved title page and upwards of 1,300 woodcut illustrations in the text. Contents in thoroughly vg. condition. Handsomely bound in contemporary, leather covered wooden boards with parts of original metal hasps still in place. Panel style binding decorated with images depicting people, trees, plants etc. Binding rubbed and worn commensurate with age; still in very good condition for its age. Overall in very good condition. Scarce. An important early Herbal. "Dodoens?' first botanical work of importance was the Cruydeboeck, published at Antwerp in 1554 by Jan vander Loe. This provided the basis for all of his further writings since his later works incorporated additions and changes that he made to the original during the rest of his lifetime. His work finally bore the title Stirpium historiae in pemptades sex" (Anderson). Dodoens?' "last and most comprehensive botanical work" (Hunt).
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2015-06-09 14:49:06
Cicero, Marcus Tullius
s.n., s.l. 1554 - Frontespizio: Apophthegmatum, similium, nonnullarum item piarum sententiarum collectio. A Petro Lagnerio compendiensi in lucem edita. In-16° picc., cc. 249. Segnatura: A-g10. Leg. coeva p. pergamena muta con nervi rimontata, finalini xil. Mende al ds. riparate, frontespizio fittizio con tit. r/n e dati tipografici sopra riportati, annotazioni di mano antica alle sguardie, arrossature diffuse, minime mancanze a bordopagina specie alle ultime cc. ma senza perdita di testo, lavoro di tarlo al piatto post.
Bookseller: Libreria La Fenice di Pietro Freggio
2015-05-21 15:12:22
Amsdorf, Nicolaus von:
(Jena, Rödinger) 1554.. 50 Bll. Pappband. 4°. VD 16, A 2413; Schottenloher 33133. - Erste Ausgabe der ersten drei Trostpredigten auf das sächsische Kurfürstenpaar, die beiden kurz hintereinander gestorbenen Sibylle (1512-1554) und Johann Friedrich (1512-1554) von Sachsen. Die Fürsorge des kunstsinnigen Kurfürsten galt vor allem dem Aufbau der Universität Jena, die schon 1548 als Ersatz für die Universität Wittenberg als Gymnasium academicum im Jenaer Dominikanerkloster, mit kaiserlichem Privileg von 1557, gegründet wurde. - Ohne die 4. Predigt: "... ist dem Buchdrucker erst am 14. Aprilis zukomen, hat deshalb so kurtz nicht kund gedruckt werden" (Bl. 50 verso). - Titel mit verwischten Tintenkritzeleien, teilweise etwas stock- und wasserfleckig.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski
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2015-05-17 14:34:59
In 4to (cm 22); pergamena rigida recente, taglio marmorizzato; pp. (4), 174, (2 bianche), (24). Marca tipografica al titolo. Ottima copia marginosa.PRIMA EDIZIONE di questo importante trattato teorico sul poema cavalleresco, apparso nel 1554 poco dopo che G.B. Giraldi Cinzio, di cui il Pigna era stato allievo, pubblicasse il suo Discorso intorno al comporre dei romanzi, venendo accusato dall'allievo di plagio. I due continuarono a scambiarsi lettere di accuse e smentite per alcuni anni a seguire, ma questa polemica, che alimentò la celebre controversia sull'Ariosto, risulta oggi di scarso interesse, in quanto la teoria del romanzo espressa dal Pigna, benché anch'essa tragga spunto da Aristotele, si rivela ad una attenta analisi parzialmente diversa da quella del Giraldi. Inoltre dalla prima stesura dell'opera, che nel 1547 l'autore diciassettenne probabilmente sottopose al giudizio del Giraldi, alla versione definitiva, l'opera crebbe e subì cambiamenti radicali. «Les premières tentatives de codification du roman eurent lieu en Italie, au début de la deuxième moitié du XVIe siècle, au cours d'une importante querelle qui opposa les partisans des anciens, favorables à  l'épopée telle qu'elle avait été définie par Aristote dans la Poétique , aux partisans des modernes, favorables aus poèmes chevaleresques (appelés également "romans") et dont les exemples les plus significatifs étaient à  l'époque le Roland amoureux de Boiardo, le Roland furieux de l'Arioste et l'Amadis de Bernard Tasse[...] Jean Georges Trissino, le plus influent des représentants des anciens, favorable en ou … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Libreria Govi Alberto
2015-05-16 18:25:15
Fernán Sánchez de Tovar o de Valladolid
Sebastián Martínez, Valladolid, 1554. Paginación: 2 h. 77 fols. 1 h. ( A continuación) 2 h. 77 fols. 1 h. Encuadernación en pleno pergamino, actual, con el título rotulado en el lomo. Cortes tintados. Impresión gótica a dos columnas con el texto enmarcado. Tres portadas a plena página, la primera y la tercera impresas en negro y rojo. Ejemplar en muy buen estado con minuciosa restauración. Palau 64895 [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Librería Antonio Azorín [San Lorenzo de El Escorial, M, Spain]
2015-05-13 08:41:12
ANACREON
Paris (Lutetiae), Apud Henricum Stephanum, ex privilegio Regis, 1554. 4to. (VIII),110,(2 blank) p. Vellum 21 cm (Ref: Renouard, Estienne p. 115,1; Hoffmann 1,131; Schweiger p. 23: 'schön und selten. St. besorgte diese Ausgabe nach 2 Mss. welche gegenwärtig nicht mehr vorhanden sind'; Brunet 1,250: 'aussi belle que rare'; Neue Pauly Suppl. 2, p. 37: 'Ed. princ.; für 300 Jahre massgebliche Ausgabe'; Ebert 547) (Details: Red letterpiece on the back; Stephanus' printer's mark on the title; Greek text, at the end Stephanu' 'Observationes in Anacreontis carmina' and his Latin translation of 31 odes. The Greek text & the translation are headed by a woodcut head-piece; including also a green bookmarker) (Condition: Vellum slightly soiled; corners of frontcover very skillfully and almost invisibly repaired; tiny hole in vellum of frontcover; Small bookplate pasted on the front pastedown; stamp on title; old inscription on front flyleaf; tiny wormhole at the edge of the right margin of the first 8 leaves; tear in lower corner of 1 p. skillfully repaired; 1 square cm. of lower corner of 1 page torn off, not effecting the text; some small holes in rear endpapers; some tiny holes at the edge of the lower margin of the last 4 leaves; some old ink scribblings in the lower margin of 1 p.) (Note: This is the Editio Princeps of the poems of the Greek lyric poet Anacreon, born ca. 570 B.C. His poetry is concerned mostly with the pleasures of life. This is also the very first book printed by the French scholar Henri Estienne, or Henricus Stephanus, 1528-1598, the son of the famous Robertus Ste … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fragmenta Selecta
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2015-03-20 18:35:01
PIGNA, Giovanni Battista (1530-1575)
Vincenzo Valgrisi. In 4to (cm 22); pergamena rigida recente, taglio marmorizzato; pp. (4), 174, (2 bianche), (24). Marca tipografica al titolo. Ottima copia marginosa.PRIMA EDIZIONE di questo importante trattato teorico sul poema cavalleresco, apparso nel 1554 poco dopo che G.B. Giraldi Cinzio, di cui il Pigna era stato allievo, pubblicasse il suo Discorso intorno al comporre dei romanzi, venendo accusato dall'allievo di plagio. I due continuarono a scambiarsi lettere di accuse e smentite per alcuni anni a seguire, ma questa polemica, che alimentò la celebre controversia sull'Ariosto, risulta oggi di scarso interesse, in quanto la teoria del romanzo espressa dal Pigna, benché anch'essa tragga spunto da Aristotele, si rivela ad una attenta analisi parzialmente diversa da quella del Giraldi. Inoltre dalla prima stesura dell'opera, che nel 1547 l'autore diciassettenne probabilmente sottopose al giudizio del Giraldi, alla versione definitiva, l'opera crebbe e subì cambiamenti radicali. "Les premières tentatives de codification du roman eurent lieu en Italie, au début de la deuxième moitié du XVIe siècle, au cours d'une importante querelle qui opposa les partisans des anciens, favorables à l'épopée telle qu'elle avait été définie par Aristote dans la Poétique , aux partisans des modernes, favorables aus poèmes chevaleresques (appelés également ''romans'') et dont les exemples les plus significatifs étaient à l'époque le Roland amoureux de Boiardo, le Roland furieux de l'Arioste et l'Amadis de Bernard Tasse[...] Jean Georges Trissino, le plus influent des représentants des anci … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Libreria Alberto Govi di F. Govi Sas [Modena, Italy]
2015-03-01 14:29:31
Ovid; Sebastianus Gryphius
Lugduni : Apud Seb. Gryphium, 1554-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo. 421, [3] p. ; 13 cm. Contemporary vellum. Ink spine title. Some soiling to spine. Lacking ties. Later owners signature to upper front pastedown. Contemporary owners name to title page. Lacking final text leaf. Clean, unmarked pages. Printer's device. See A Guide to FRENCH BOOKS BEFORE 1601 NYC Library, (Reel 217)
Bookseller: Sequitur Books [Boonsboro, MD, U.S.A.]
2015-02-20 19:52:27
Münster, Sebastian.
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
2015-02-20 19:52:27
Münster, Sebastian.
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
2015-02-17 16:02:55
GIRALDI, Giovambattista
Venezia, appresso Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari et Fratelli, 1554. PRIMA EDIZIONE. In 4to (cm. 21); buona legatura in mezza pelle del Novecento a 5 nervi con titolo in oro; pp. (36), 287, (1). Il Giraldi professore di retorica allo Studio di Ferrara, più che farsi banditore di un verbo romantico e rivoluzionario, giustificava nell?ambito della dottrina classicistica la nuova poesia, che tanto favore aveva tra il pubblico e particolarmente nell?ambiente ferrarese in cui egli viveva e, come già il Bembo aveva fatto del Petrarca per la poesia lirica, proclamava poeta - modello di pari autorità dei classici greci e latini l?Ariosto, intorno al quale e al suo modo di comporre ci fornisce interessanti notizie. Axs
Bookseller: Libreria Bongiorno Paolo
2015-01-27 12:43:19
LOPES DE CASTANHEDA, Fernão
Jehan Steelsius, Antwerp 1554 - Small octavo, 211 numbered leaves, printed in italic letter, woodcut device on title; light water-staining to first 30 leaves; contemporary sprinkled calf, spine gilt in compartments between raised bands, red label. Portuguese expansion in the East Indies. One of the earliest editions of this major source for the history of Portuguese expansion in the East Indies. This French edition, translated by Nicolas de Grouchy, is one of the first versions of the book to appear; another French edition had appeared a year earlier, and Spanish and Portuguese versions were also published in 1554.This was all that could be published at this stage of a work that was still being written: it would ultimately amount to seven books. 'Fernão Lopes de Castanheda (1500-1559), was meanwhile (1551-1561) publishing his História at Coimbra of the discovery and conquest of India by the Portuguese. While the Portuguese crown sought to keep secret the nautical details about the voyage to India, the Portuguese printed histories were soon translated in whole or in part into other European languages? Castanheda's work was quickly translated into numerous continental languages and even into English by 1582?' (Lach).Castanheda set out for India in 1528 and spent ten years travelling extensively in Asia, possibly even reaching the Moluccas. Back in Coimbra in the 1530s he '?became associated with the faculty of arts as archivist and librarian [and] continued to interview persons who had been in the East and to use the resources of the library to augment and check his informati … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books
2015-01-27 12:43:19
LOPES DE CASTANHEDA, Fernão
Antwerp: Jehan Steelsius, 1554. Small octavo, 211 numbered leaves, printed in italic letter, woodcut device on title; light water-staining to first 30 leaves; contemporary sprinkled calf, spine gilt in compartments between raised bands, red label. Portuguese expansion in the East Indies. One of the earliest editions of this major source for the history of Portuguese expansion in the East Indies. This French edition, translated by Nicolas de Grouchy, is one of the first versions of the book to appear; another French edition had appeared a year earlier, and Spanish and Portuguese versions were also published in 1554.This was all that could be published at this stage of a work that was still being written: it would ultimately amount to seven books. 'Fernão Lopes de Castanheda (1500-1559), was meanwhile (1551-1561) publishing his História at Coimbra of the discovery and conquest of India by the Portuguese. While the Portuguese crown sought to keep secret the nautical details about the voyage to India, the Portuguese printed histories were soon translated in whole or in part into other European languages... Castanheda's work was quickly translated into numerous continental languages and even into English by 1582...' (Lach).Castanheda set out for India in 1528 and spent ten years travelling extensively in Asia, possibly even reaching the Moluccas. Back in Coimbra in the 1530s he '...became associated with the faculty of arts as archivist and librarian [and] continued to interview persons who had been in the East and to use the resources of the library to augment and check his inf … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2015-01-13 10:12:33
PRISCIEN DE CESAREE
New edition. Although we have not found any trace of this edition of Basel, the first edition was published in Venice, Aldus in 1527 (with a different snack). Absent the BN of France and the French catalogs. Oxford has an edition of the same date. English catalogs mention multiple copies on different dates. Print in italics. Beautiful German binding contemporary of pigskin with clasps in perfect condition. Back to 3 nerves with bare piece of paper as handwritten pen, stamped boards cold frame casters (scrolls with medallions representing Erasmus of Rotterdam and Philipe Milan Martin de Paris, John?). Central rectangle with interlacing foliage mirrored patterns. Wettings 2 on the top plate (a diameter of 2 cm and 4 cm from each other outwardly directed). Fresh paper. Priscian, was a Roman grammarian of the sixth century AD. JC, whose Latin name is priscianus caesariensis (name of his hometown Caesarea in Mauritania) We know ultimately little of his life, if he professed to Constantinople, and especially its capital structure to which it owes its fame the grammaticae Institutiones (at 18 pounds) became the reference of Latin grammar until the late Middle Ages. This book is a collection which includes various works Priscian, linguistic work or translation of Hermogenes and Dionysius Périgète. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! chez Nicolas Bryling Bâle 1554 très fort petit in 8 (6) 936pp. -17. Un Vol. relié [1600 EUR]1820.8
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet [France]
2015-01-10 19:09:30
LIONARDI Alessandro.
Per Plinio Pietrasanta 1554 Prima edizione. Opera dedicata a Papa Giulio III. Cm.20,5x13,8. Pg.2 non numerate, 84, 10 non numerate. Legatura in piena pergamena chiazzata. Al frontespizio marca tipografica con albero fronduto cui è avvolto un nastro con il motto "Semper virens". Gradevoli capilettera xilografici. Testo in carattere corsivo. Fresco esemplare ad ampi margini. Il testo si articola su due dialoghi eruditi, in cui compaiono Marc'Antonio Genova, professore di filosofia a Padova, M. Sperone, Giulio Parigiani, Vescovo di Rimini e Torquato Bembo, figlio di Pietro. Prima e unica edizione di un raro libello rinascimentale di "ars poetica" e di oratoria. Ne è Autore l'erudito padovano Alessandro Lionardi, laureato in giurisprudenza e autore di vari testi letterari e retorici. Fra le sue Opere si ricordano le "Rime" (Venezia, Gryphius, 1547), "Il secondo libro de le rime" (Venezia, Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari, 1550), "Oratio latina in laudem Pij Quarti Summi Pontificis" (in latino) e "Oratione volgare" (Padova, Alciati, 1565). Si devono a lui i testi poetici "Vidi pianger madonna" e "Come dal ciel seren rugiada sole" messi in musica dal madrigalista Alfonso Ferrabosco.
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Pera
2015-01-02 07:35:05
PLAUTO Tito Maccio.
Testo latino. Cm.12x6,8. Pg.1078. Modesta legatura cartonata con piatti marmorizzati e tassello cartaceo con titoli manoscritti al dorso. Tagli spruzzati. Al frontespizio marca tipografica con il classico grifone che regge una pietra alla quale è attaccata una sfera alata. Ai lati della silografia il motto "Virtute duce, comite fortuna". Il quaderno ss è posposto al quaderno tt. Il testo è preceduto da una "Plauti vita ex Petro Crinito de poetis latinis". Il volume contiene le celebri venti commedie di Plauto giunte integre sino a noi: "Amphitruo, Asinaria, Aulularia, Capteivei, Curculio, Casina, Cistellaria, Epidicus, Bacchides, Mostellaria, Menaehmi, Miles gloriosus, Mercator, Pseudolus, Poenulus, Persa, Rudens, Stichus, Trinummus, Truculentus". Pietro Crinito è lo pseudonimo dell'umanista fiorentino Pietro Riccio (1465 - 1507).
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Pera
2014-12-31 18:10:10
Gesner, Conrad:
Zürich, Frischauer., 1554, 1556 (Erste Ausgabe).. Fol., Ledereinband. VD 16, G 124. - Adams, G533. - Ley 26. - Nissen. ZBI 1550. - Rudolphi 438. - Vischer, C 489. - Wellish A24.1. Tl. 2 (Amphibien u. Reptilien) u. Tl. 3 (Vögel) in 1 Bd. Schweinslederband der Zeit mit reicher Blindprägung u. Schließen. Jeweils in erster Ausgabe. Teil 2 mit dem seltenen Appendix zu Tl. 1 u. 2. - Liber II: Titel, 2. Bll., 1 w. Bl. fehlt (ausger.) 110 S., 1 w. Bl., mit 1 Holzschn.-Druckerm. u. 15 Textholzschn. sowie zahlr. aufwendig verzierten Initialen. Appendix: Titel, 25 v. 2 (recte 26) S., es fehlt S. 15/16 (Bl. ausger.), mit 1 Holzschn.-Druckerm. u. 28 Textholzschn. sowie aufwenig verzierten Inizialen. Liber III: Titel, 16 Bll., 1 w. Bl., 201 S., S. 102 (recte 202), S. 203-616, S. 617/618 (recte 717/718), S. 719-779, mit 1 Holzschn.-Druckerm., 1 Holzschn.-Porträt Gesners, 220 Holzschn. u. zahlr. aufwendig verzierten Initialen. - Tlw. gebräunt u. etwas fleckig, stellenw. leicht wasserrändig, Vorsätze stark gebräunt, vorder. flieg. Vorsatzbl. mit größer Fehlstelle, innengelenke, Vorsätze sowie das 1. Bl. u. die 4 letzten Bll. mit Wurmspuren, die 2 letzten Bll. u. rückw. fileg. Vorsatzbl. knicksp., mehrere Bll. mit Einrissen (größ Einr. bei den Bll.: Tl. 2, S. 1/2; Tl. 3, S. 59/60, 129/130, 271/272, 359/360, 505/506, 593/594, 701/702, 743/744, 777/778), Titel v. Tl 2 im Bereich der Druckerm. mit 3 kl. Fehlstellen, Titel des App. im Bereich der Druckerm. mit Tintenfl., vereinzelt lat. Randanm. sowie Unter- u. Durchstreichungen mit schwarzer Tinte (betroffen sind: Tl. 2: S. 50-53, 64/65, 73, 77 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Universität München
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2014-12-14 21:16:04
Kellen Ludwig
I) VD17 23:703513S.- Erste Ausgabe, sehr selten (über KVK u. WorldCat nur 1 Ex. in Wolfenbüttel nachweisbar).- II) VD17 23:241748D - De Backer-S. V, 823, 1.- Seltene deutsche Ausgabe der ersten Biographie der spanischen Mystikerin und Gründerin eines spanischer Ablegers des Brigittenordens, Marina de Escobar (1554-1633); gewidmet der Äbtissin des Klosters Frauenchiemsee Scholastica Teresa von Perfall.- Der Porträt-Kupferstich gestochen v. Melchior Küsell nach Tobias Schinnagel.- Titel unten knapp beschnitten (eine Zeile Textverlust). Beide Titel leicht gebräunt u. tls. etw. braunfleckig, vord. Innengelenk mit Wurmgänge, Ebd. mit kl. Bezugsfehlstelle. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller [Salzburg, Austria]
2014-11-29 10:58:45
RAPICIUS Jovita
Venetiis, in aedibus Pauli Manutij, Aldi filij, 1554. In-4 gr. (mm. 330 x 240), cartonato rustico antico, tit. ms. al dorso (rifatto), cc.num. 56 + 20 (per i Salmi e altre poesie); marca tipograf. con l?'ancora aldina silografata al frontesp. e al verso dell?'ultima carta, ornato da belliss. grandi capilett. figur. a vignetta, pure inc. su legno. "Prima edizione". Cfr. Renouard, p. 159 - The British Library, p. 549 - Adams,II, p. 133. ?"Rapicius, nome umanistico del grammatico Ravizza Giovito (1476-1553). Rimangono di lui, assai stimato dai contemporanei, epistole, orazioni, opuscoli di vari argomenti, ma l?'opera sua capitale sono i cinque libri "De numero oratorio", nei quali detta norme per conseguire armonia ed eleganza nell?'eloquenza in latino?". Cosi?' Diz. Treccani,X, p. 165. Antiche scritte a penna margin., 12 cc. ben restaur. per lungo strappo verticale, altrim. esempl. con barbe, ben conservato.
Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas
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2014-11-29 02:38:38
CARDANO Gerolamo
Basileae, per Ludovicum Lucium, 1554. In-4 p. (mm. 283x194), p. pelle settecentesca, dorso a cordoni con decoraz. e tit. oro su doppio tassello, tagli rossi,12 cc.nn., 561 pp.num., (manca l?'ultima carta bianca), con un ritratto di Gerolamo Cardano (1501-1576) in ovale al verso del frontespizio, numerose figure e diagrammi nel testo; ornato da ventun pregevoli grandi iniziali figur. a vignetta, il tutto silografato. ?"Pubblicato per la prima volta a Norimberga nel 1550, il "De Subtilitate" è una vera enciclopedia scientifica in cui è racchiuso tutto il sapere del primo Cinquecento, dalla botanica alla geologia, dalla cosmologia alla costruzione di macchine che talvolta ricordano quelle di Leonardo, dalla fisica alla zoologia. Nonostante nell?'opera si intreccino di continuo resoconti di esperienze vere a superstizioni, pratiche alchemiche e magiche, alcune osservazioni del Cardano risultano particolarmente interessanti. Oltre all?'intuizione dell?'impossibilità del moto perpetuo, bisogna segnalare i contributi all?'idrodinamica..?". Così Gliozzi ?"Storia della fisica?" (2005), p. 97. Il "De Subtilitate" ebbe uno straordinario successo.. la traduzione francese, pubblicata nel 1556, sarà adottata nelle scuole di Francia come testo per lo studio della statica e dell?'idrodinamica fino a tutto il XVII secolo: nel 1551 l?'opera sarà ristampata a Parigi e a Lione e l?'anno successivo usciranno ancora tre ristampe. Questa di Basilea è la seconda ediz. che si distingue dalla precedente per gli ampliamenti di alcuni libri e le correzioni. Cfr. Adams,I, p. 241 - Wellcome,1291 - Durl … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas
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2014-11-10 02:01:53
POLYBIUS
Lugduni: Seb. Gryphium, 1554. n. Hardcover. 178 x 108 mm (7 x 4 1/4"). 790 pp., [21] leaves (the last one blank). Translated by Nicolaus Perrottus and Wolfgang Musculus. Tasteful contemporary (English?) calf, covers with single gilt fillet border and intricate arabesque centerpiece, raised bands, spine panels with central azured gilt fleur-de-lys or floral sprig, apparently original morocco label (perhaps--but perhaps not--with very expert repairs at spine ends). Publisher's woodcut griffin device on title and last page. Front pastedown with (18th century?) engraved armorial bookplate of Sir William Baird and modern bookplate of Kenneth Rapoport, title page with early ownership signature of Franciscus T_______ (now washed away and consequently very faint); occasional contemporary underlinings and manicules. Baudrier VIII, 271. Joints rubbed (and with thin cracks alongside top spine panel on upper and lower joint and along bottom two spine panels on upper joint), lower cover with minor discoloration (perhaps from damp), other trivial defects, but the binding entirely solid, still quite lustrous, and with nothing approaching a major condition problem. Without front free endpaper, n3 with branching tear (a paper flaw?) from margin into text necessitating (old) repair, but without loss, isolated faint browning, other small imperfections, but a really excellent copy internally, consistently very fresh and clean. This is a very well-preserved copy, in an attractive mid-16th century binding, of a history of republican Rome that had a significant effect almost 2,000 years later … [Click Below for Full Description]
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