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2013-01-04 03:41:09
Gower, John
Gower, (John); (c. 1330 - October 1408) De Confessione Amantis, small folio, printed by Berthelette, in double columns, black letter, corner of margins repaired, and some leaves soiled, with fine woodcut title-page, 9-3/4 X 6-3/4 inches, mottled 18th century calf. Imprinted at London, in Flete-strete, by Thomas Berthelette, XII. Daie of Marche, MDLIIII (1554). [2, blank], *6, A-I6, K-U6, X-Z6, Aa-Hh6, Ii5, [2 blank]. Cof. 1483, B1542. Bookplate of T. E. Watson and front page signed by Geo. Trumball.The first English edition of "De Confessione Amantis" was issued by Caxton in 1483, and is one of the rarest and most sought after of his publications, only four or five being known to exist (1920, now there are 19 copies that have been located and owned by libraries). The above was printed by Berthelette, one of Caxton's Workmen, and the first who obtained the patent and the title of "King's Printer." To those who cannot obtain a Caxton, this should comment itself, being a noble production. A very rare work and complete while trimmed, still a fine edition. Some loss of leather along the spine but holding tightly.
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2013-01-03 15:48:42
Montano Giovanni Battista.
Cm. 15,5, cc. (16) 400 + 1 cb. Alcuni capolettera istoriati. Bella e solida legatura strettamente coeva in mergamena rigida, dorso con nervi a vista e titoli ben manoscritti. Esemplare, fresco, marginoso ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Ampia spiegazione del pensiero galenico stilata da Giovanni Battista da Monte (Montano), medico e letterato veronese. Quest'ultimo fu sostenitore dell'empirismo ippocratico e rivoluzionò l'insegnamento della medicina facendo partire i suoi allievi non dai testi bensì dal malato stesso. Cfr. Pazzini: ""...Da Monte esercitò medicina a Brescia, viaggiò per l'Italia fermandosi a Napoli, Roma, Venezia e Ferrara dove insegnò nel 1539. Passò quindi a Padova... Fu tanto lodato dai suoi contemporanei da essere detto dono concesso dal Cielo e lume del suo secolo. Egli fu tra i primi ad istituire un insegnamento clinico al letto del malato. "". Edizione originale.
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense
2012-12-23 19:57:05
Sabellico Coccio Marcantonio.
In-4° (cm. 20,5), leg. settecentesca in m. pelle maculata con piatti marm. (strappetti), tagli spruzzati; pp. [12], 244 in buono stato, front. inquadrato da una rigogliosa cornice xilo. antropomorfa, splendide inixiali e fregi in xilo., illustrazione a p. pagina in xilo. n.t. (giustizia); carte legg. rifilate senza fastidio, forellini e rifilatura che sfiora la cornice del front. e dell'ill., un paio di carte rinforzate al margine interno. Stampate per la prima volta nel 1487, sono qui "trad. en italien par Dolce" [NBG XLII, 966]. Buon es..
Bookseller: Gabriele Maspero Libri Antichi
2012-12-23 13:56:26
Livio Tito
In-4 p. (mm. 305x203), mz. pelle con ang. settecentesca (abras. ai piatti in cartonato), fregi e tit. oro su tassello al dorso, tagli rossi, 42 cc.nn., 485 cc.num., marca tipografica al front., ornato da grandi capilett. figur. a vignetta. Questa edizione contiene anche "le postille ampliate nelle margini del libro, che dichiarano.. molti nomi di paesi, and citta', fiumi, monti, and luoghi, illustrati co nomi moderni: Et appresso, la valuta delle monete Romane, ridotta al pregio di quelle de tempi nostri: insieme con la dichiaratione di tutte le misure.. Con la Tavola de Re, Consoli, Tribuni militari con la podesta Consolare, and Dittatori, che per i tempi correnti sono stati creati nella città di Roma. Aggiuntivi li nomi de Pretori, Censori, Tribuni della plebe, Pontefici..". Manca la carta bianca al fine. Terza edizione di Venezia. -br-E' questa l'opera piu' voluminosa di tutta la letteratura latina: dalle origini di Roma il racconto arriva alla morte di Druso (9 a.C.). Tanta mole non poteva varcare integra i tempi: noi abbiamo i libri I-X e XXI-XLV.-br-Cfr. Brunet,III,1112: "Traduction estimée, dont la première édition de Venise, Giunti, 1540, est fort inférieure à celle-ci" - Graesse,IV,235 - Adams,I,1363 - The British Library, p. 390 - Gamba,1479 cita solo la prima ediz. del 1540. -br-Qualche lieve alone solo margin., altrim. esemplare ben conservato.
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi
2012-06-27 07:56:18
SENECA THE YOUNGER (Lucius Annaeus Seneca).:
Florence, Lorenzo Torrentino, 1554.. First edition 1554 of first translation into Italian by Benedetto Varchi. Small 4to, 230 x 140 mm, 9 x 5½ inches, engraved architectural title page with Medici family crest at top and small view of Florence at the bottom, an engraving, trimmed and laid down, has been added as frontispiece but is not called for, pages (8), 204, (4), last leaf is a blank preceded by the colophon leaf, decorated initials, bound in 19th century half vellum over patterned paper sides, gilt lettered label to spine, all edges marbled. Spine darkened and worn, 30 mm (1 inch) missing at tail of spine, hinges starting to crack, corners slightly worn, old inscription on front pastedown, name on title page, pale staining to lower outer corner of title page and next 3 pages, occasional pale marks to margins, pale damp stains to a few upper margins, 8 pages lightly browned, 7 small margin tears with neat old paper repairs, not affecting text, binding tight and firm. Overall a good sound copy. Seneca (c. 4 BC- 65 AD) was a Roman philosopher, statesman and dramatist. This work in 7 books deals with the nature of benefit, gratitude and ingratitude, and various problems connected with conferring and receiving benefits, and shows insight into human conflict. It seems that Varchi translated it and dedicated it to the wife of Cosimo de' Medici as an act of gratitude for benefits received by him from the Medici family. This edition not in Adams, Catalogue of Books Printed in Europe 1501-1600. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.
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2012-06-26 08:29:13
Villani Matteo
Fiorenza: Lorenzo Torrentino, 1554. Fiorenza: Lorenzo Torrentino. [Torrentino-Storia] (cm. 18) ottimo cartonato fine XVII sec. marmorizzato. -- cc. 13 nn., cc. 3 bianche, pp 395, p. 1 con registro e colophon + cc. 2 bianche. Stemma mediceo al frontis, carattere corsivo e rotondo elegantissimo. Edizione originale veramente rara dei primi 4 libri di Matteo Villani editi per la prima volta dal Torrentino che proseguono la Cronaca del fratello Giovanni Villani dal 1348 al 1355. Dopo il frontis in tre carte è la dedica ad Ascanio della Cornia datata Pescia 28 Novembre 1554. E' uno dei testi più importanti della storia fiorentina e Toscana con riferimenti al commercio, economia, finanza ecc. che assieme alla Cronica di Giovanni è considerata per l'apiezza di orizzonti politici la maggiore cronaca italiana del '300. Come riferisce Moreni: "Torrentino mai stampò la prima parte della Cronica di Giovanni nè mai la seconda di quella di Matteo.abbiamo trovato più volte che il Torrentino ha fatto meglio dei Giunti". Questa nostra edizione è così rara che non è ricordata dal Muratori nè da Aposolo Zeno; manca a Coleti, Razzolini, Platner, Poggiali nonchè Adams e Bm. Stc. Esemplare bellissimo nitido e a grandi margini assolutamente completo anche delle 5 carte bianche. * Moreni, Torrentino, 243; * Gamba 1030 in nota; * Parenti 512; * Capponi 388; * Lozzi p.106 n°165: "Bellissimo e Raro"; * Graesse VII 317 in nota; * Brunet V 1225 in nota; * Moreni "Bibliogr. Toscana" II 462.[f61] . ottimo. Rilegato. prima edizione. 1554.
Bookseller: LIBRI ANTICHI E RARI FRANCESCO&CLAUDIA [AREZZO, Italy]
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2012-06-24 22:34:32
HIERONYMO, SANT
Luis Ortiz, Burgos, 1554. Gotico castellano, traducido de latin en romance, en elegante estilo por Juan de Molina. Un apunte antiguo al pie de la portada. Portada, más 7 h, y 252 folios ( San Jeronimo. Patron de libreros y bibliofilos ) Size: 28 x 20 [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Libros Madrid [Madrid, Spain]
2012-06-24 16:04:05
Cieza de León, Pedro de:
Antwerp: Martin Nucio, 1554.. [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 … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2012-06-24 10:26:20
Aventinus J. (d. i. J. Thurmair)
. . VD 16, T 2319 - STC 861 - Adams A 2309 - Lentner 2778 - vgl. ADB IV, 267.- Zweite lat. Ausgabe (gilt als die vollständigste) der erstmals 1554 erschienene bayerische Chronik.- Bedeutendes Geschichtswerk und Hauptwerk des Aventinus, das weit über den Rahmen der bayrischen Stammesgeschichte hinausgeht und die erste bedeutende, auf umfassender kritischer Quellenforschung beruhende Bearbeitung der älteren deutschen Geschichte darstellt. Enthält zahlr. Quellentexte, die heute nicht mehr nachweisbar sind.- Titel mit umfangr., zeitgenöss. Anmerkungen zum Druck u. Besitzvermerk, Text nur mit wenigen zeitgenöss. Anmerkungen, leicht gebräunt u. tls. gering braunfleckig, der datierte Einband (1594) etw. fleckig u. berieben.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller
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2012-06-24 10:26:20
Aventinus, Johannes, (d. i. J. Turmair):
Ingolstadt, Alexander & Samuel Weissenhorn, Dezember 1554. - 29 Bll. (von 30), 835 S. Mit einigen Holzschnitt-Initialen (1 zeitgenössisch koloriert; ohne das Holzschnitt-Porträt). Folio. Kalbslederband d. Z. mit mehrfacher Streicheisen-Rahmung, floralen Rollstempel- und Einzelstempel-Prägungen. Etwas berieben; Rücken unter Beibehaltung des alten Materials erneuert; einige kl. Wurmfraßstellen an den Deckeln; 2 Messing-Leder-Schließen im Stil der Zeit erneuert; Besitzvermerk auf Innendeckel; durch teils fehlenden hinteren Spiegel wird eine zeitgenössische Papierhandschrift als Makulatur sichtbar; Präge-Exlibris auf Titelei; Bll. teils gering braunfleckig bzw. angegraut; erste und letzte Bll. mit Wurmfraß im Rand; das ganzseitige Holzschnitt-Porträt von H. B. Lautensack fehlt. Das Werk wird eingeschätzt als Beginn der modernen Historiographie in Deutschland, in dem Turmair (1477-1534; geb. in Abensberg = Aventinium) eine umfassende Quellen-Kritik betreibt. VD16, 2318; ADB I, 700. Provenienz: Kloster Benediktbeuern bei Tölz, mit dessen Supralibro auf Vorderdeckel und einem großen, zeitgenössischen Holzschnitt-Exlibris verso Titelei. LA
Bookseller: Antiquariat am Moritzberg
2012-06-22 15:04:57
MIZAULD (Antoine);
Bookseller: Bonnefoi Livres Anciens [Paris, France]
2012-06-14 20:43:53
ERIZZO Sebastiano.
per Plinio Pietrasanta,, Venezia, 1554. in-4 antico, pp. 172, (2), leg. m. pelle settecentesca, carta dec. ai piatti, fregi e tass. al d. Belliss. front. xilogr. Rara edizione a cura di Girolamo Ruscelli il cui nome compare nella prefazione. Le prime 10 cc con legg. alone di umidità. [073]
Bookseller: SCRIPTORIUM Studio Bibliografico [Mantova, MN, Italy]
2012-06-14 15:28:27
Gesner, Konrad (a.k.a. Gessner, Conrad)
Basileae: [colophon: Ex Officina Hieronymi Curionis, impensis Henrichi Petri, 1554]. Folio (32.5 cm; 12.85"). [4 of 18] ff., 1526 columns, [1] p., [92] ff. Later edition of Conrad Gesner's Greek to Latin dictionary with contributions from Melanchthon and Adrianus Amerotius. Nicely printed by Hieronymus Curio for Heinrich Petri. This copy has => evidence of censorship or post-printing editing, for the "Hadrianus Iunius de anni patribus eiusque principio" in the preliminaries has been completely lined through with iron gall ink and in one blank area is visible the word in an early hand, "deleat." Also, one wonders why all of the preliminary matter other than the list of sources used and the explanation of Greek arithmetic notation has been removed. Curio's printer's device (Heitz, Basel, 108) appears on the title-page with another version (Heitz: Basel, 111) on both leaf 2D8v and last leaf verso. Provenance: 17th-century shelfmark in gilt at base of spine ( "V" over "IX"); 18th-century ownership inscription (name only) of José de Giunta Lobo and late-19th-century inscription of James J. Woolsey on title-page. Woolsey's signature again at head of col. 2 of text. 19th-century stamp of defunct library on title-page. Via WorldCat we locate only three copies in the U.S. VD16 G1757. Mid-17th-century plain sheep with early (!!) repairs to head and foot of spine and to fore-edges of covers. Lacking 12 leaves of the preliminaries, we believe by someone's intention. Minor worming (mostly pinhole type) touching some letters; early and late leaves dust-soiled; short t … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2012-06-11 09:10:53
TARTAGLIA, Niccolo
(Venetia): Appresso de L'Auttore (Per Nicolo de Bascarini, ad instantia & requisitione, & a proprie spese de Nicolo Tartaglia autore), 1554. Second edition (first published in 1546). Small 4to. 128 leaves [numbered recto only]. Large woodcut portriat of the author on the title page, 40 woodcut illustrations in the text, numerous diagrams, historiated initials, additional strip of paper bearing a repeat illustration pasted to fore-edge of leaf S3r as in all copies of this edition. Text in Italian. Cockle 660 included in the artillery section). BM/STC Italian, p. 658. Norman sale 202 (for the first edition): "Presents Tartaglia's own research on third-degree equations, his most important mathematical accomplishment." Some light foxing, but a very good copy. Later patterned boards (spine completely taped over), edges sprinkled red. (#3791). Tartaglia (1499-1557) was an Italian mathematician who pioneered work on ballistics, the subject of the first two books of this work; the third concerns gunpowder, the fourth military formations, and the fifth on the geometer's compass. The sixth book includes an addendum concerning fortification that first appears in this edition, the seventh and eighth deal with mechanics, and the ninth concerns problems in arithmetic.
Bookseller: Bartleby's Books [Chevy Chase, Maryland, U.S.A.]
2012-06-10 23:35:51
Cicero, Marcus Tullius [Italian translation and Notes by Lodovico Dolce]
Venice, Italy: Gabriel Giolito De Ferrari,. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1554(-55). First Edition. Hardcover. Italian Language; Oratory; Public Speaking; Engraved title; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. Il Dialogo dell'Oratore. Italian translation and notes by Lodovico Dolce. 358, [2]; [48] pages. 2 parts in one volume. Engraved titles, index, elaborated intitials. Contents clean and VG. 12mo, 19th-century 1/2 vellum gilt with chipped paper lettering piece, few surface imperfections on covers; old owner's stamp on title verso. First edition in italian. Referenced by: Gamba, B. Testi di lingua, 1320; Adams, C1714. Italian Language. An early work on oratory. Dolce, Lodovico, 1508-1568. Scarce, one auction record, Worldcat and Library of Congress both return no copies. .
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2012-06-07 14:36:31
Vettori, Pietro.
Lyon, (Bartholomé Frein für) Jean Temporal, Mai 1554. 24,5x16 cm. 6 Bl., 486 S., 1 leeres Bl., 30 Bl. Mit sehr vielen grösseren und kleineren historisierenden Holzschnitt-Initialen. Kalbslederband des 17. Jhdts. über 5 erhabenen Bünden, Preiseinband mit reicher Goldprägung, Deckel mit einer im Spitzenstil verzierten Bordüre und einem grossen, ovalen Supralibros, mit einem "Semis" von Lilien, Rückenfelder mit Fleur-de-Lys-Stempel und geldgeprägtem Titel, Spiegel mit marmoriertem Papier. Dekorativer französischer Preiseinband über der zweiten Ausgabe von Pietro Vettoris (oder Petrus Victorius, 1499-1584) Werk, reich geschmückt mit eindrucksvollen historisierenden Initialen eines nur mit "M" identifizierten Künstlers. Vettori hatte in Pisa und Rom Philosophie und klassische Sprachen studiert und wurde schliesslich Erzieher von Alessandro Farnese. Danach wurde er an die Universität von Florenz berufen, wo er Griechisch und Latein lehrte. Er lehnte diverse Berufungen an andere Universitäten ab und blieb zeitlebens in Florenz, von Papst Julius III wurde er später in den Grafenstand erhoben. - (Die ersten drei Bl. etwas fleckig ausserhalb des Textes, kurzer Wurmgang im Fusssteg der letzten 15 Bl., gegen Schluss schmaler Wasserrand im Aussensteg; Rücken am Kopf minimal eingerissen. Sehr schönes Exemplar). - Baudrier IV, 383, STC, (French), 438; vgl. Brunet V, 1179 (nur die Ausgaben von 1553 und 1582). A decorative French price binding richly gilt 'à la dentelle' on Pietro Vettori's work, lavishly illustrated with many hitoriated woodcut intials by an unidentified artist. Vettori (1 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat [Zürich, ZH, Switzerland]
2012-06-05 18:42:26
CATANEO, PIETRO.:
Vinegia: In casa de’ figliuoli di Aldo, 1554.. fabrica: nel terzo si veggono varie maniere di tempii, & di che forma si convenga fare il principale della citta: & dalle loro piante, come ancora dalle piante della citta & castella, ne sono tirati gli alzati per ordine di Prospettiva: nel quarto si dimostrano per diverse piante l'ordine di piu palazzi & casamenti, venendo dal palazzo regale & signorile, come di honorato gentilhuomo, sino alle case di persone private. FIRST EDITION, 1554, Italian text. Folio bound in fours, approximately 340 x 230 mm, 13½ x 9¼ inches, woodcut anchor and dolphin device of Aldo Manuzio on title page and on final page, 57 large woodcut historiated initials, 44 woodcut illustrations of which 6 full page and a couple almost full page, leaves (2), 54, (2), bound in modern full blind panelled calf, raised bands, blind rules and gilt lettered morocco label to spine, new endpapers. Early manuscript lines concerning measurement on original front endpaper which is dusty at edges and slightly chipped at the upper edge, short 1 line inscription on title page crossed out in ink, 1 lower corner neatly repaired, just affecting tip of illustration, now carefully restored, small worm track in inner margin from Biii-Diii, another in upper margin from Niv-Oi, neither affecting text or illustrations, a little pale staining to final leaf. A very good tight clean copy of an important manual of architecture. Pietro Cataneo (d.1569) born in Siena, was a mathmatician, architect and military engineer. This work deals with the design of fortified cities, ecclesi … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2012-06-01 10:07:27
Orabasius of Sardinia
Venetiis, CVM Privilegiis. Pontificis max. Regis Gallioe, Senatus Veneti. Aldus, c. 1554. Published on the Aldine press. Oribasii Sardinia Synopseos ad eustathium filium libri novem: Quibus tota medicina in compendium redacta continetur: Ioanne Baptista Rasario novariensi medico interprete. My rough translation is: Orabasius of Sardinia Synopsis for his son Eustatius: For whom the entire art of healing is compiled/reduced/composed: Edited by the physician Joanne Baptista Rosario. A rare antiquarian medical volume, circa 1554. A hardcover volume bound in yellow boards. The title is painted in black ink on the spine. 216 pages. Text is in Latin. Spine is chipped on the crown and foot, and has a 1” tear on the crown, exposing the stitches below. It has darkened with age, as have the edges of both covers. Corners of the boards are bumped, and the covers have some marks from rubbing. The bottom inche of the title page is missing (and with it the publication date). Colohon is dated 1554 The front hinge is split. With writing in pencil and faded ink marks on the front attached endpaper. A blue label is pasted to the top left corner of the front endpaper: “Il Polifilo via Borgonuovo 3, Milano.” Pages are clean and unmarked, lightly toned and foxed with age. Text block is sturdy and strong. Orabasius of Sardinia was the personal physician to Julian the Philosopher. He was banished at Julian’s death, around 300 AD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Riverby Books [Fredericksburg, VA, U.S.A.]
2012-05-31 16:09:02
ZANCHI, Giovanni Battista Bonadio de'
Venice: Pinio Pietrasanta, 1554. FIRST EDITION. Title within elaborate architectural border, separate leaf with portrait of the author, 17 decorative woodcut initials and 8 woodcut text illustrations (5 full-page). Bound in decorative modern boards. Other than a couple of very small and mild damp stains, a lovely large copy. First edition of the first Italian book devoted exclusively to fortification of cities. It was preceded only by Durer's Etliche underricht, zur befestigung der Stett (1527). Italian works by Valle (1521) and Cataneo and Tartaglia (both 1554) contained only chapters on the subject. Zanchi (1515-1586), a military engineer in the Venitian service under Marcantonio Colonna, took part in several campaigns including the long siege of Siena where he became acquainted with Belluzzi, and was a friend of Girolamo Maggi. He remarks that "the invention of artillery had necessitated a new system of fortifying cities, and that those who might have been qualified by experience to write on the subject were not sufficiently versed in its theory to do so" (Cockle, 767). The system he describes herein is the favoured Italian bastion trace, limited to the square (with acute-angled bastions but already with an attempt to reinforce the curtains) and the octagon (again strengthening the curtains). This design improved the defense of the fortress as covering fire had to be provided often from multiple angles. The woodcuts are among the earliest showing the new pentagonal form of bastion. Zanchi left the manuscript of his work with Girolamo Ruscelli when he h … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: B & L Rootenberg Rare Books, ABAA [Sherman Oaks, CA, U.S.A.]
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2012-05-25 17:13:28
GOMARA (Francisco Lopez de)
Anvers, Jean Bellere, 1554. - 1 vol. petit in-8°, veau brun estampé à froid sur ais de bois, dos à nerfs orné de fleurons à froid, encadrement de filets et de roulettes à froid sur les plats, fleuron à froid dans le cartouche central. Reliure du temps, mors épidermés. Ex-libris au contreplat de C. de Beaurepaire et ex-libris héraldique du XVIIIe s. (15) ff. (sur 16), 287 ff. et 1 vignette gravée sur bois dans le texte (bison). Signatures : [A-B]8 [A-Z]8 [Aa-Nn]8. Il manque le feuillet de titre (joint en fac-similé) ainsi que la carte hors-texte. Quelques cernes dans les marges. Chronique fondamentale pour l'histoire de la découverte de l'Amérique, la Historia general de las Indias fut rédigée par Gomara vers 1551 à partir d'une abondante documentation recueillie tant dans les ouvrages de Cortès, Anghierra, Oviedo, que des témoignages d'anciens conquistadors. Bien que son récit manque totalement d'objectivité, puisque Gomara cherche autant que possible à montrer les bienfaits de la christianisation des indiens et à légitimer les violences des conquistadors, il demeure le plus vaste et le plus complet ouvrage publié au XVIe siècle sur la conquête du Nouveau Monde. L'édition originale fut publiée en deux parties à Saragosse en 1552. Notre édition est l'une des deux impressions anversoises de 1554, l'autre ayant été donnée par Martin Nucius (en 300 ff.) Notre exemplaire ne comprend que la première partie, qui est consacrée à la découverte de l'Amérique par Christophe Colomb, et à la conquête de l'Amérique méridionale et centrale. La seconde partie, publiée la même année est con … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne J.-Marc Dechaud [France]
2012-05-12 08:37:01
PRISCIEN DE CESAREE
chez Nicolas Bryling 1554 - - chez Nicolas Bryling, Bâle 1554, très fort petit in 8, (6) 936pp. -17., Un Vol. relié. - Nouvelle édition. Bien que nous n'ayons pas trouvé trace de cette édition de Bâle, la première édition a été éditée à Venise, Alde, en 1527 (avec une collation différente). Absent à la BN de France et dans les catalogues français. Oxford possède une édition à la même date. Les catalogues anglais font mention de plusieurs exemplaires à différentes dates. Impression en caractère italique. Belle reliure allemande d'époque sur peau de truie avec fermoirs en parfait état de marche. Dos à 3 nerfs nu avec pièce de titre papier manuscrite à la plume, plats estampés à froid de roulettes en encadrement (rinceaux avec médaillons représentant Erasme de Rotterdam et Philipe de Milan, Martin de Paris, Jean de? ?). Rectangle central avec motifs d'entrelacs de feuillages en miroir. 2 mouillures sur le plat supérieur ( une de 2cm de diamètre et l'autre de 4 cm dirigées vers l'extérieur). Fraîcheur du papier. Priscien, fut un grammairien romain du VIe siècle ap. J.C, dont le nom latin est priscianus Caesariensis (nom de sa ville natale Césarée, en Mauritanie) On sait en définitive peu de choses de son existence, sinon qu'il professa à Constantinople, et surtout que son ouvrage capital auquel il doit sa célèbrité, les institutiones grammaticae (en 18 livres) devint la référence de la grammaire latine jusqu'à la fin du moyen-âge. Le présent ouvrage est un recueil qui regroupe différentes oeuvres de Priscien, travaux linguistiques ou traduction d'Hermogène et de Denys le Périgè … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet
2012-05-10 18:50:22
Muzio Girolamo
Vinegia: Gabriel Gioito de Ferrari, 1554. Vinegia: Gabriel Gioito de Ferrari. [Gioito ¿ Duelli ¿ Legatura] (cm. 16) bella legatura in piena pergamena sec XVIII, con nervi, titolo i oro, piatti con filetto e fregi angolari, al centro grande rosone arabescato impresso a secco. Sguardie policrome decorate a pettine dell¿epoca.-cc.223 +1c bianca. Carattere corsivo e molti bei capolettera figurati. Le due parti in un volume, hanno frontis proprio e ciascuna ha due marche tipografiche diverse all¿inizio e in fine. L¿opera apparve nel 1550, ebbe successo e numerose ristampe, la nostra è rara, manca ad Adams e al BM.STC. nonché al catalogo del C.O.N.I. ¿biblioteca sportiva nazionale¿ di Roma che ha altre edizioni. L¿autore di Padova, (1496-1576) fu spirito bizzarro e acuto, attaccò brighe letterarie e fu in battaglia continua con i più illustri suoi coetanei come il Varchi, Gucciardini, macchiavelli, Giovio, e Tolomei. Fu al servizio del marchese del vasto a Milano che nel 1542 lo mandò quale legato a Nizza presso Carlo III di savoia. Il duello ebbe così successo che fu tradotto anche in francese da Francesco Chapuis in Lione nel 1561. Lieve alone ad alcune carte in fine, peraltro ottimo esemplare nitido e fresco in accattivante legatura. *Bongi I 426, *Choix 10117, *Levi ¿Gelli p.148; * Datala p.204; *Thimm ¿fening and duelling¿ p 201; * Cockle ¿military books¿ n°879 in nota.[f56] . ottimo. Rilegato. 1554.
Bookseller: LIBRI ANTICHI E RARI FRANCESCO&CLAUDIA [AREZZO, Italy]
2012-05-08 21:59:17
TARTAGLIA, NICCOLO (Tartalea, Fontana).:
In Venetia: per Nicolo de Bascarini ad instantia & requisitione & a proprie spese de Nicolo Tartaglia Autore, 1554.. SECOND EDITION, 1554, imprint from colophon, Italian text, Small 4to, 220 x 150 mm, 8½ x 6 inches, large woodcut portrait of the author on the title page, 40 woodcut illustrations in the text plus an additional strip of paper bearing a repeat illustration pasted to fore-edge of leaf S3r as in all copies of the 1554 edition, numerous diagrams, 11 historiated initials, 128 leaves, numbered on rectos only, signature H is duplicated i.e. pages 29-32, collated and guaranteed complete, bound in modern half leather over patterned paper boards, 3 raised bands, blind rules and gilt title to spine, appropriate new endpapers. Some pale stains to margins, 1 in the upper margin sometimes affecting text but with no loss of legibility, larger pale stains on last few pages affecting margins only, 1 small inkspot to text with loss of 3 letters, small brown spot to pasted on illustration, tiny hole in 2 margins. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy. First published in 1546 the second edition was the first to contain the Addendum to Book VI, which is an early important treatise on fortification. Niccolo Fontana Tartaglia (1499-1557), born in Brescia, was an Italian mathematician who originated the science of ballistics which he first treated in his earlier work Nova Scientia. The first two books in the Quesiti consist of dialogues on this subject, the first with the cannon founder Alberghetto di Alberghetti. The third book is on gunpowder, the fourth on military formations … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Roger Middleton
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2012-05-05 19:39:17
Stengel Georg
. . VD17 12:104582W - Landwehr, German Emblem Books 555 - Praz 504 - De Backer Sommervogel VII, 1554,62.- Seltene dritte Ausgabe des reizenden Emblemwerkes des Jesuiten Georg Stengel (1585-1651). Die originellen ostereiförmigen Emblemkupfer sind in den Ecken von 4 weiteren Darstellungen eingerahmt (in der E.A. v. 1634 noch nicht vorhanden).- Enthält neben biblischen Darstellungen auch solche aus der Haus- und Landwirtschaft, Tiere, etc. sowie einige Faustdarstellungen.- Titel gestempelt, Innendeckel mit entferntem Exlibris, nur wenig fleckig, Einband etwas berieben u. fleckig, insges. schönes Ex.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller
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2012-05-05 19:39:17
Stengel Georg
1554. VD17 12:104582W - Landwehr, German Emblem Books 555 - Praz 504 - De Backer Sommervogel VII, 1554,62.- Seltene dritte Ausgabe des reizenden Emblemwerkes des Jesuiten Georg Stengel (1585-1651). Die originellen ostereiförmigen Emblemkupfer sind in den Ecken von 4 weiteren Darstellungen eingerahmt (in der E.A. v. 1634 noch nicht vorhanden).- Enthält neben biblischen Darstellungen auch solche aus der Haus- und Landwirtschaft, Tiere, etc. sowie einige Faustdarstellungen.- Titel gestempelt, Innendeckel mit entferntem Exlibris, nur wenig fleckig, Einband etwas berieben u. fleckig, insges. schönes Ex.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller [Salzburg, Austria]
2012-04-15 20:27:41
ERIZZO Sebastiano.
per Plinio Pietrasanta,, Venezia, 1554. in-4 antico, pp. 172, (2), leg. m. pelle ‘800 con tit. oro al d., angoli, piatti in carta dec. Belliss. front. in legno con tit. in edicola architettonica animata da putti e figg. allegoriche. Dedicat. di G. Ruscelli a Marcello Cervino di Santa Croce. Capilett. xilogr. Ediz. orig. di una rara opera dell’E. a carattere filosofico: rifacendosi a dottrine platoniche, l’A. vi sostiene che la strada che porta all’apprendimento è necessariamente quella "divisiva" che induce la memorizzazione del sapere. Adams E-924. Bmc 237. Salvo lievi aloni al margine sup. di alcune cc., bell’esempl. a larghi margini su carta forte. Manca l’ultima cb (Y4).
Bookseller: SCRIPTORIUM Studio Bibliografico [Mantova, MN, Italy]
2012-02-13 15:54:45
Deutschland - [Münster, Sebastian]:
o. O., o. Vlg. o. J. [um ], 1554. Kupferstich. ca. 13 x 36 cm. Leichte Gbrsp. u. Knickspur. - Eine Abbildung/ Ausschnitt finden Sie unter: www.antiquariat-weinek.at . Sprache: deutsch.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek [Salzburg, Austria]
2012-01-07 03:05:23
Vergil, Polydore
Basel: Iacobu Parcum, expensis M. Isingrinei, 1554. Later printing. Pigskin. Very Good. 8vo. (48),576pp. Index. Cont. roll-tooled pigskin. Old repair at head of spine and an old oil stain at fore-edge of front cover. Orig. brass & leather clasps & catches still intact. Minor worming at top blank margin of first 2 and final 2 leaves (text unaffected). Old bookseller's description mounted on verso of front free endpaper, and a partial early 20th c. private library label on front pastedown. Probably the last edition printed during the author's lifetime (d. 1555). Book I deals with medicine and alchemy; and Book II with all kinds of inventions: on writing and printing, as well as with books and libraries, etc., etc. BL German STC p. 889.
Bookseller: Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller, Inc. ABAA [Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.]
2011-12-15 15:57:52
FLORES, Juan (de)
1554 - In Vinegia per Baldesar de Faeza detto il Tonante, regnando il Serenissimo Principe Francescho Venier. Nelli anni del Signore 1554. In 8vo piccolo; cartoncino rigido con carta colorata del Settecento; elegante frontespizio inciso con figure in xilografia; pp. 72 non numerate. Rarissima edizione. Nessuna copia del 1554 censita nelle biblioteche italiane. Axs [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: LIBRERIA PAOLO BONGIORNO
2011-11-29 09:12:26
H. Petri,, Basel, 1554 - Holzschnitt. Basel, H. Petri, o. J. [um 1554] ca. 25,5 x 35,5 cm. Aus der lat. Ausgabe von S. Münster (N/W 438 - 441). Doplleblattgroß. - Faltspur, etw. fingerfleckig. - Landkarte Böhmens. Deutsch
Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek
2011-11-29 09:12:26
H. Petri,, Basel, 1554 - Holzschnitt. Basel, H. Petri, o. J. [um 1554] ca. 22,5 x 34 cm. Aus der lat. Ausgabe von S. Münster (N/W 438 - 441). Das Blatt ist monogrammiert HK (d.i. Kaspar Hofreuter), vgl. N/W 438.1. - Der Rand ist beschnitten, Faltspur. Deutsch
Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek
2011-11-04 13:10:26
RÉGIONALISME
- [RÉGIONALISME] - POITOU CHARENTE, XVIIe siècle. Pièce signée sur vélin de Jean Louis de Nogaret, seigneur de la Valette, duc d¿Epernon, né en 1554, mort en 1642 ; Châteauneuf (arrondissement de Cognac), 1630. 1 p. in-folio oblong. Quittance de 2500 livres comme propriétaire du greffe civil et criminel de la prévôté d¿Angoulême.
Bookseller: Librairie SIGNATURES
2011-03-21 23:48:46
Appianus
[nel colophon: In Vinegia, nell’anno M.D.XXXXV (1545) in casa de’ figliuoli di Aldo] 1554 - Opera in tre parti legata in due volumi in-8°; I: cc. 258; II: cc. 175; III: cc. 41 (1). Eleganti legature ottocentesche in mezza pelle verde e carta marmorizzata con dorso a quattro nervi. Titolo e numerazione del volume in oro. Un lieve alone nel margine esterno delle prime e ultime carte del primo volume. Manca l’ancora aldina in fine della seconda parte. Per il resto buon esemplare. Traduzione dell’opera di Appiano Alessandrino di Alessandro Braccesi dal testo latino curato da Pier Candido Decembrio. Paolo Manuzio rivide in più passi l’opera sulla base di manoscritti greci, benché il suo nome non venga mai esplicitamente menzionato, e aggiunse l’ultima parte con la traduzione delle guerre di Spagna. Prima edizione aldina. Renouard, pp. 134-135, n. 19; The Aldine Press, p. 223, n. 339. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Linea d'acqua [Italy]
2010-05-01 16:33:08
VETTORI, Pietro
Lyon: Ioannem Temporalem, 1554. Second Edition. Hardcover. Fine copy with just minor soiling to the vellum. Large octavo (6-1/8" x 9-5/8") bound in early vellum with gilt rules and lettering on the spine; [12], 486, [2, blank], [59] pages. Nicely printed with printer's device on title page, head-pieces, and numerous charming woodcut initials. Text in Latin with quotations and examples in Greek. Critical commentary on Cicero by this noted Italian classical scholar.
Bookseller: Charles Agvent
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2010-04-28 14:14:41
RONDELET Guglielmo -
Lione, per Mattia Bonhomme, 1554/1555. due volumi in uno, in-folio, legatura all'antica con cornici incise ai piatti, in piena pelle moderna con cinque snodi, titolo inciso in oro al dorso, pp. (16)-583-(25) con uno strappo riparato al margine dell'ultima carta dell'indice + pp. (12)-242-(10). Con testate e capilettera xilografici e 470 incisioni nel testo. Nissen, ZBI, 3475 - BMNH, IV, 1727 - Agassiz, IV-209 - Casey Wood, 541.
Bookseller: Libreria Piani già' Naturalistica snc
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2010-01-28 12:01:45
Munster
circa. 1554, Basel - Latin text on versoThe Cosmographia by Sebastian Münster (1488 ? 1552) from 1544 is the earliest German description of the world. It had numerous editions in different languages including Latin, French (translated by François de Belleforest), Italian, English, and even Czech. The last German edition was published in 1628, long after his death. The Cosmographia was one of the most successful and popular books of the 16th century. It passed through 24 editions in 100 years. This success was due to the fascinating woodcuts (some by Hans Holbein the Younger, Urs Graf, Hans Rudolph Manuel Deutsch, and David Kandel). It was most important in reviving geography in 16th century Europe., Size : 255x340 (mm), 10x13.375 (Inches), Hand Colored
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books
2009-06-15 20:59:44
Scepper,Cornelius (or Schepper)
Antwerp: Bellerum 1st first edition, 1554. Hardcover. Very Good. Folding maps (3 - one district map, city of Algiers, city of Aphrodisium) + woodcut sailing ship with Hermes(?) & goddess on board. Octavo early 19th century speckled calf spined boards with vellum tips and black spine label, gilt bands to spine (tips sl rubbed) TP+7 leaves +183 leaves + (8 leaves of index, errata & colophon) + final blank. TP laid down to strengthen small (erased?) thin patch. Name to bottom margin. Back of TP has a neat old contents list in sl.faded MS ink. Some uniform paper tanning and three or four pages with more foxing. 8 pages have a few lines neatly underlined and 5 prelims have pale water spotting mostly confined to the margin. *This history of Karl the Fifth in his war against Tunis and the Barbary states of north Africa. The three maps show shipping, town walls & gates, gun emplacements as well as a floating platform with cannons. One larger scale map shows people and houses in the walled city. Rare, only one copy in auction records back in 1983 (BM STC, Dutch Books 183).
Bookseller: Abbey Antiquarian Books
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2008-12-08 12:43:22
Vettori, Pietro.
Lyon, (Bartholome Frein für) Jean Temporal, Mai 1554.. 24,5x16 cm. 6 Bl., 486 S., 1 leeres Bl., 30 Bl. Mit sehr vielen grösseren und kleineren historisierenden Holzschnitt-Initialen. Kalbslederband des 17. Jhdts. über 5 erhabenen Bünden, Preiseinband mit reicher Goldprägung, Deckel mit einer im Spitzenstil verzierten Bordüre und einem grossen, ovalen Supralibros, mit einem "Semis" von Lilien, Rückenfelder mit Fleur-de-Lys-Stempel und geldgeprägtem Titel, Spiegel mit marmoriertem Papier.. Dekorativer französischer Preiseinband über der zweiten Ausgabe von Pietro Vettoris (oder Petrus Victorius, 1499-1584) Werk, reich geschmückt mit eindrucksvollen historisierenden Initialen eines nur mit "M" identifizierten Künstlers. Vettori hatte in Pisa und Rom Philosophie und klassische Sprachen studiert und wurde schliesslich Erzieher von Alessandro Farnese. Danach wurde er an die Universität von Florenz berufen, wo er Griechisch und Latein lehrte. Er lehnte diverse Berufungen an andere Universitäten ab und blieb zeitlebens in Florenz, von Papst Julius III wurde er später in den Grafenstand erhoben. - (Die ersten drei Bl. etwas fleckig ausserhalb des Textes, kurzer Wurmgang im Fusssteg der letzten 15 Bl., gegen Schluss schmaler Wasserrand im Aussensteg; Rücken am Kopf minimal eingerissen. Sehr schönes Exemplar). - Baudrier IV, 383, STC, (French), 438; vgl. Brunet V, 1179 (nur die Ausgaben von 1553 und 1582). A decorative French price binding richly gilt 'a la dentelle' on Pietro Vettori's work, lavishly illustrated with many hitoriated woodcut intials by an unidentified artist. Vettori … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi
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2008-12-07 19:36:08
RONDELETUS, GULIELMUS. - GUILLAUME RONDELET.
Lugduni (Lyon), Apud Matthiam Bonhomme, 1554 + 1555. Folio. Bound in one cont. worn full calf w. blindstamped title-label to back. Wormholes to lower front board and back. Capitals defect, lacking leather. Corners bumped, extremities worn, but bdg. tight. First t-p. in facsimile, otherwise complete. Last leaf of index of the second work w. repair to upper right corner, affecting a few letters. Internally very fine and clean, except for a later backstrip to the first and the second-last leaf. Numerous beautiful woodcut initials and vignettes. Woodcut portrait of Rondelet in both volumes, woodcut illustration to second t-p, in all about 430 woodcut illustrations of all aquatic animals, i.e. fish, marine mammals, arthropods, mollusks, riverine amphibians, beavers etc. ¶ Scarce first edition. This work is rarely seen complete, often index or illustration-leaves are missing. In Latin w. Greek text. The rare, influential first edition of this work of seminal character, likewise the first French work ever published on fish. A French edition was published, also in Lyon, in 1558. As professor of medicine and eager student of anatomy, G. Rondelet (1507 - 1566) was also the personal physician of Francois Cardand Tournon, whom he accompagnied on many trips to towns along the coast. Here he was able to make observations of interest to natural history, for example by studying whaling."Although he was active in several branches of biology, Rondelet's reputation effectively depends on his massive compendium on aquatic life, which covered far more species than any earlier work in that field … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Bookshop Herman H. J. Lynge & Søn [DK]
2008-12-03 23:17:45
RONDELET, Guillaume [RONDELETIUS, Gulielmus]
Matthiam Bonhomme 1554/1555, Lyons. Folio (8" x 13") bound in recent full calf with five raised bands, gilt-lettered spine label, and some blind tooling. Two parts in one volume: (16), 583, (25); (12), 242, (10) pages. Titles with woodcut device, each part with privilege leaf and woodcut portrait of the author, woodcut initials, ornaments and over 400 woodcut illustrations of fish and other forms of aquatic life throughout. Adams R 746 & 757; Casey Wood, 541: "this famous grandfather of modern ichthyology"; Garrison-Morton 282; Nissen 3474; Norman 1848: "The work is especially valuable for its accurate treatment of Mediterranean species, and for providing what are apparently the first zoological accounts of the manatee and the sperm whale." The most important treatise on aquatic animals and fish published up that time. Based largely on classical authorities, in particular Aristotle, it also includes results of the author's own observations through experiments and anatomical investigations. It remained the standard reference work in ichthyology for over a century. Woodcut of fish on page 238 of first part pasted over with another woodcut, Y4 in first part and g2 & n3 in second all slightly defective at fore-edge (repaired with loss of a few letters, some supplied in manuscript), H1 of second part defective at foot (no loss) and H6 (final leaf) stained at edges and defective (no loss, laid down), small ink monogram stamped on verso of first title, very light water-staining to upper half, otherwise very clean. A Near Fine copy of this scarce title with wonderful woodcuts [Attr … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB [Fleetwood, PA, U.S.A.]
2008-11-30 16:11:39
SAN JERONIMO
Luys Ortiz, Burgos 1554 - 4ºM, gótico a 2 columnas, port. (frontis) remarg. y det. (posiblemente no sea la original de esta obra), 7h, CCLII fols. (2ªhoja rasgada, fol.IV falta esq. sup.), rastro hum. en algún fol. Pergamino. 1554
Bookseller: Escalinata, librería
2008-03-17 21:05:55
Lugduni [Lyons], Apud Ioan Tornaesium [Jean de Tournes]. M.D.LIII [1554] Approx. 6-5/8" x 4-1/4" [167x110mm]. [xvi],1152pp. + [64]pp., indexes, 194 woodcut illustrations [82x57mm] in Old Testament, pages 1-906; approx. 47x60mm, with ornate varied trelliswork decoration on each side in New Testament], pages 907-1152, decorative chapter headpieces and initials. Later worn panelled calf. Inner hinges repaired with cloth inlay. Rebacked with new matching cloth and spine label. Text borders slightly shaved. Little thumbing of corners. Old underlining on many pages. Early owner's ink notes on many page margins [some faded]. Later owner's color decoration at beginning of most books, with his coloring and gilting of first illustrations and initials of O.T. and N.T. Few small wormholes affecting few letters at beginning of volume. Owner's stamp on front pastedown insert and rear pastedown and blank page facing decorative title-page. Old library stamp at bottom of p.[iii]. Cellotape straps and reinforcement at inside of title-page, verso and p.[iii]. Page margins slightly toned, o/w text very good, clean and tight. *** JEAN DE TOURNES, 1504-64, important scholar-printer of Lyon, whose printing and publishing survived in the family until 1780 [after 1585 in Geneva]. De Tournes was trained by Sebastien Gryphius before setting up his own press in 1540. His books were carefully printed, being noted both for their scholarship and elegance., and in the last decade of his life he was probably the leading French printer. Books issuing from his press were remarkable for the title-pages, the s … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Harold B. Diamond, Bookseller [Burbank, CA, U.S.A.]
2007-12-09 15:47:53
PRISCIEN DE CESAREE
Bâle: chez Nicolas Bryling, 1554. Fine. chez Nicolas Bryling, Bâle 1554, très fort petit in 8, (6) 936pp. -17., relié. - 39296 - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition. Bien que nous n'ayons pas trouvé trace de cette édition de Bâle, la première édition a été éditée à Venise, Alde, en 1527 (avec une collation différente). Absent à la BN de France et dans les catalogues français. Oxford possède une édition à la même date. Les catalogues anglais font mention de plusieurs exemplaires à différentes dates. Impression en caractère italique. Belle reliure allemande d'époque sur peau de truie avec fermoirs en parfait état de marche. Dos à 3 nerfs nu avec pièce de titre papier manuscrite à la plume, plats estampés à froid de roulettes en encadrement (rinceaux avec médaillons représentant Erasme de Rotterdam et Philipe de Milan, Martin de Paris, Jean de? ?). Rectangle central avec motifs d'entrelacs de feuillages en miroir. 2 mouillures sur le plat supérieur ( une de 2cm de diamètre et l'autre de 4 cm dirigées vers l'extérieur). Fraîcheur du papier. Priscien, fut un grammairien romain du VIe siècle ap. J.C, dont le nom latin est priscianus Caesariensis (nom de sa ville natale Césarée, en Mauritanie) On sait en définitive peu de choses de son existence, sinon qu'il professa à Constantinople, et surtout que son ouvrage capital auquel il doit sa célèbrité, les institutiones grammaticae (en 18 livres) devint la référence de la grammaire latine jusqu'à la fin du moyen-âge. Le présent ouvrage est un recueil qui regroupe différentes œuvres de Priscien, travaux linguistiques ou traduct … [Click Below for Full Description]
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