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        Sechsisch Weichbild und Lehenrecht; Auffs New an Vielen Orten.

      1555 - 1555 Edition of the Sachsenspiegel and Related Codes [Sachsenspiegel]. [Zobel, Christoph (1499-1560), Editor]. Sechsisch Weichbild und Lehenrecht: Auffs New an Vielen Orten in Texten, Glossen, Und Derselben Allegaten Aus den Warhafftigen Glossen, Keiserlicher und Bepstlicher Rechte und also den Heuptquellen mit Vleis Corrigiert und Restituirt. Sampt einem Corrigierten und Vermehrten Repertorio. Darzu Etlichen Urteiln, Zu Teglichen Vorfallenden Sachen, Sehr Richtig und Dienstlich. [Leipzig: Nikolaus Wolrab], 1555. [vi], clxi, cxxi, [128] ff. Three works in one, each with title page and separate foliation. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (12" x 8"). Contemporary half-pigskin with elaborate blind tooling over recent grey paper-covered boards, raised bands and early hand-lettered title to spine, its ends repaired, endpapers renewed, front and rear endleaves next to free endpapers partially detached and edgeworn. Title page printed in red and black, woodcut decorated initials. Some toning to text, light browning in places, some leaves have minor wear, worming and dampstaining to margins. Early annotations and underlining, to endleaves, title pages and some text leaves. A solid copy of a scarce title. * A republication of a 1537 compendium by Christoph Zobel, first published in 1535, containing his copiously edited and annotated translation of the Saechsisches Weichbild, the Sechsisch Lehenrecht, the second half of the Sachsenspiegel and Zobel's Remissorium, an index for the Saechsisches Weichbild and the complete Sachsenspiegel. Compiled around 1230 by Eike von Repgow (or Repkow), a knight and judge, the Sachsenspiegel [Mirror of the Saxons] is a deeply influential collection of territorial and feudal law. It was the basis for several subsequent codes, such as the Gorlitz Lawbook, the Breslau Territorial Law, the Schwabenspiegel, the Dutch Sachsenspiegel and the Berlin Townbook of Brandenburg Law. An authority on civil law well into the nineteenth century, it was a source for the German Civil Code (1896). OCLC locates 1 copy of this edition in a North American law library (UC-Berkeley). Das Verzeichnis der im Deutschen Sprachbereich Erschienenen Drucke des 16. Jahrhunderts (VD16) D737. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Untitled World Map

      Venice: Antonio Floriano, 1555. 2 sheets, joined (21 4/8 x 34 4/8 inches). Fine engraved double-hemisphere map constructed on a polar projections, with each hemisphere cut into thirty-six gores, in the manner of printed globes. In 1555, the Venetian Senate granted Antonio Floriano of Udine a privilege (the Renaissance equivalent of a copyright) to publish this map of the world. In his application to the Senate, Floriano wrote that he had used his "diligence and knowledge" to create "a mappemonde which has never been made before, with the aid of which one can easily study and learn cosmography and see the entire picture of the world, since it can be reduced to spheric form." Dramatically, Floriano wrote that the map had caused him "so much drudgery and sweat," such "heavy toil," that it defied the imagination. The result of Floriano's labor was this unique world map, which shows not the eastern and western hemispheres--later one of the most popular formats for world maps--but rather the northern and southern hemispheres, with the earth shown as if bisected at the Equator. In yet another graphic innovation, Floriano divided each hemisphere into thirty-six curving triangular segments meant to imitate globe gores: the sections that, when joined at the edges, generated the spherical form. Floriano's gores each encompass ten degrees of longitude (hence thirty-six of them, for a total of 360 degrees). Floriano's intriguing map bears no title, location or date, and two cartouches at top and bottom that were clearly meant to contain text were left incomplete. Although there is no record of a publication date, Floriano's petition to the Senate from early 1555 makes it quite likely that the map appeared the same year. Whatever mystery surrounds the exact circumstances of its publication, the map's refinement is beyond doubt. Floriano's "mappemonde" is finely engraved and splendidly ornamented. The geographical information was gleaned from Gerard Mercator's landmark world map of 1538, including the place names as well as forms. The projection, too, was identical to Mercator's. Floriano shows the Americas as being entirely separate from Asia, and divided into two labeled continents, north and south. A massive sheet of ice occupies the Arctic, while an enormous landmass covers the South Pole, centuries before the discovery of Antarctica. This example of Floriano's map is in excellent condition, with handsome examples of decorative strapwork and circular portraits of Ptolemy and Floriano in the top corners. Very few examples of Floriano's map were issued in the sixteenth century and many fewer survive today. It is legendary for its rarity. This represents a singular opportunity to obtain a striking and unusual map by a prominent Venetian cartographer. Rodney W. Shirley, The Mapping of the World (London, 1983), n. 99; Rudolfo Gallo, "Antonio Florian and his Mappemonde," Imago Mundi 6 (1949), 35-38.. Book.

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        L'histoire de la nature des oyseaux, avec leurs descriptions, & naifs portraicts retirez du naturel: escrite en sept livres [...].

      Paris, for Gilles Corrozet (by Benoist Prevost), 1555.. Folio. (28), 381 (= 379, lacking blank pages 275-276), (1) pp. Ruled throughout in red. With woodcut publisher's device on general title-page, variant woodcut publisher's device on the 6 part-titles, and 161 woodcuts in the text, including a portrait of the author, 2 skeletons and 158 large cuts of birds, all in contemporary hand-colour. 18th-century calf, with richly gold-tooled spine and red edges.. First and only early edition of one of the first books devoted solely to birds, with contemporary hand-coloured woodcuts by Pierre Gourdelle and others. It was intended as a compendium of ornithology and includes an important comparison of human and avian skeletons, which became the foundation of the science of comparative anatomy. The work is divided into seven parts: the first on the anatomy and physiology of birds; the second on birds of prey; the third on swimming birds; the fourth on shore birds; the fifth on galliformes; the sixth on crows and similar species; and the seventh on songbirds. The second part also includes an chapter on falconry. - The work was published in two issues, with variant title-pages of the publishers Gilles Corrozet and Guillaume Cavellat. - Anker 9-10. Mortimer (French) 50. Nissen, IVB 86. Ronsil 189. Schwerdt I, 59. Zimmer 52. Brunet I, 762. Graesse I, 331. For Belon cf. DSB I, 595-596.

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        Numerandi doctrina praeclara methodo exposita, in qua breviter continentur, & exponuntur aperte ea, quae ex universa Arithmetica sunt ad usum potiora. Paris, G. Cavellat 1556. 8°. 67 num.Bll. mit Holzschn.-Druckermarke am Titel u. einigen mathem. Beispielen u. Figuren im Text, Manuskript.-Hprgt. d. Zt.

      . . BL, French Books 38 - Smith, Rara arithmetica 269 - nicht in Adams, Graesse, Brunet.- The "first edition of Baeza's arithmetic (1555) is seldem found in libraries. The second edition (1556), is, however, the same impression with the title page changed. The book is entirely theoretical, making much of classification of numbers and of the ancient ratio systems. It is in Latin with numerous Greek quotations." (Smith).- Nur wenig stockfleckig.

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        Sibyllinorum Oraculorum Libri VIII - [Sibylline Oracles, Book Eight]

      Joannes Oporinis, Basil. Good. 1555. First Edition: First Printing. Hard Cover. 4 x 6 in.: 333 pages. Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. Text is in Greek and Latin Languages on facing pages, with woodcut initials on beginning pages. Boards are lightly age-darkened white vellum. Copy has ex-library stamp of "The Library of the Xavier Union" at bottom of title page, a square stamp "Case 13 Shelf" on inside front board and title page, and a small group of inked numbers at top of back flyleaf. (Addl. Title Page Content - in Latin): "Sibyllinorum oraculorum libri VIII. Addita Sebastiani Castalionis interpretatione Latina, quae Graeco erigionè respondeat. Cum annotationibus Xysti Betuleij in Graeca Sibyllina oracula, & Sebastiani Castalionis in translationem suam: quae annotationes numeris marginalibus signantur. Quae praeterea huic editioni ultra priorem accesserint, diligens lector ex praefationibus & collatione facilè deprehendet." It is not indicated exactly when this copy was published, but believe it was in late 1700s. The 'Sibylline Oracles' is a collection of Christian and Jewish poems about the apocalypse. This edition contains both the original Greek text and the Latin translation, published together. The translation was written by Sebasianus Castellio (or Sebastien Chatillon) in 1555. "They are a gold mine for students of Classical mythology and early first millenium Jewish, Gnostic and Christian beliefs. Notable are apocalyptic passages scattered throughout which at times seem like a first draft of the Biblical Book of Revelation.": Ex-Libris .

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        Commentarii in Constitutiones Seu Orginationes Regias with Secundus .commentariorum in Constitutiones Regias Gallicas;

      Ad Salamandrae, Apud Sennetonious Fratres, Lugduni; 1555 and 1567 - Pierre Rebuffi was the jurist whose expertise was in canon law and also defending monarchical law. While serving as Professor of law at Paris, Francis I summoned him to work on the Roman Rota and he was retained by Henry II. These are the core volumes on understanding constitutional thought in sixteenth-century France. In three volumes. Volume I and II were published in 1555. Volume III was published in 1567, all printed by the Sennetonios fratres (brothers) with volumes 3 having a different and larger printers device. Volume I (unnumbered) of the three volume set. In this volume there are seven treatises each with their own title page though the pagination is consecutive. There is the title page and seven Tractatii (de literis obligatoriis, de chirographorum, de sentitiis praeiudicalibus seu provisionabilibus, de sententiis executoriis, de reuocationibus, de literis ciuilibus, and de supplicationibus. Besides the Latin text documents are quoted in Middle French (see Baudrier, H.l. Bib. Lyonnaise, VII, p. 421. Volume 1; [40]539. Volume II, [48] 475, [1] deals with the Commenatiorum in constiutiones regis Gallicas. Volume III [8]. 569, [55]. each with pictorial woodcut initials, bound in full mottled calf, raised bands with compartments fully gilt decorated, title and volume number within two compartments [vol. II has been rubbed off] some contemporary but scholarly marginal notes or underlining, a few leaves with marginal repairs, some spots of damp staining to outer margins, outer edges of boards and joints show wear or splitting. In all a good set of this scholarly work. Folio

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        I Discorsi di M. Pietro Andrea Matthioli Medico Senese

      Nella bottega d' Erasmo, appresso Vincenzo Valgrisi 1555 I Discorsi nei sei libri della materia medicinale di Pedacio Dioscoride Anazarbeo. Con i veri ritratti delle piante & de gli animali, nuovamente aggiunti dal medesimo. Mattioli, Pietro Andrea. In Vinegia, nella bottega d' Erasmo, appresso Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1555. In - folio, bellissima legatura recente in piena pelle, uso antico, dorso a 5 nervi con impressioni a secco e fregi in oro sui piani. (88), 741, (3) pp. con 506 illustrazioni incise in legno. Insegna tip. nel front. ed in fine. Celebrato erbario cinquecentesco che ebbe numerose edizioni successive oltre il seicento. Hirsch, IV, p. 119. Pritzel, 5987. Nissen, Botan Buchillustration, I, 1304. Arber, Herbals, pp. 92 - 97. The success of the work was phenomenal... The title does not do the book justice, for it contains an account of all the plants known to Mattioli... Anderson, Illustrated history of the herbals, pp. 163 - 72.

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        Arithmeticae logisticae libri duo

      Basel, Oporinus (1555).. Mit zahlr. Textholzschnitten. 8 Bl., 294 S., 5 Bl. Flexibler rot gefärbter Prgt. d. Zt. VD 16 M 6098; Adams M 1414; Smith, Hist. of Mathem. I, 332; Smith, Rara 265. - Einzige Ausgabe dieses Rechenbuches für klassische Schulen, das eine ungewöhnlich vollständige Abhandlung über Sexagesimalzahlen enthält. - "The latter part of his book is theoretical, presenting some of the ancient arithmetic in the Greek language. The work includes an unusually complete treatment of sexagesimals, `De partibvs Astronomicis, & earum supputatione` (p. 201), and a chapter on the computus ... The latter shows that the name `Computus` had become unpopular, for it begins with the following statement: `Est & temporum supputatio quaedam, quem Computum Ecclesiasticum barbaro nomine, vocant`" (Smith). - Einband stark berieben, lädiert. Titelblatt oben mit schmalem Abschnitt, ohne Textberührung. Tls. etwas fleckig und etwas gebrauchsspurig.

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        Sibyllinorum Oraculorum Libri VIII - [Sibylline Oracles, Book Eight]

      Joannes Oporinis, Basil 1555 - Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. Text is in Greek and Latin Languages on facing pages, with woodcut initials on beginning pages. Boards are lightly age-darkened white vellum. Copy has ex-library stamp of "The Library of the Xavier Union" at bottom of title page, a square stamp "Case 13 Shelf" on inside front board and title page, and a small group of inked numbers at top of back flyleaf. (Addl. Title Page Content - in Latin): "Sibyllinorum oraculorum libri VIII. Addita Sebastiani Castalionis interpretatione Latina, quae Graeco erigionè respondeat. Cum annotationibus Xysti Betuleij in Graeca Sibyllina oracula, & Sebastiani Castalionis in translationem suam: quae annotationes numeris marginalibus signantur. Quae praeterea huic editioni ultra priorem accesserint, diligens lector ex praefationibus & collatione facilè deprehendet." It is not indicated exactly when this copy was published, but believe it was in late 1700s. The 'Sibylline Oracles' is a collection of Christian and Jewish poems about the apocalypse. This edition contains both the original Greek text and the Latin translation, published together. The translation was written by Sebasianus Castellio (or Sebastien Chatillon) in 1555. "They are a gold mine for students of Classical mythology and early first millenium Jewish, Gnostic and Christian beliefs. Notable are apocalyptic passages scattered throughout which at times seem like a first draft of the Biblical Book of Revelation.": Ex-Libris [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wappenbüchlein.

      Nürnberg, Solis, 1555. Solis, Virgil. "Wappenbüchlein: Zu Ehren Der Römischen Kay. vnd Kü. Mt., auch Bäbstlicher Heyligkeit, sambt anndern der Fürnemsten auslendischen Königreichen, Churfürsten, Fürsten vnd gemeinen stennden ... Souil derselben Wappen ... mit Jren namen vnd farben". Nürnberg, Solis, 1555. Kl. 4to. (47) statt (50) Bll., davon 43 radierte Bll. mit 404 altkolor. golderhöhten Wappen. Gepr. Ldr. a. d. Zeit. Einband stärker berieben.. Selten. 43 Bll. Illustrationen komplett. Im Vergleich zu digitalisiertem Exemplar auf http://diglit.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/solis1555/ es fehlen erste 2 und vorletzte Textbll. Dagegen unser Ex. enthält am Anfang Textblatt 3 - "Wappen Der Römischen Kayserlichen unnd Küniglicher Mayestat auch derselben Erbländer und annderer ausslendischen Kunigreich." Dieses Blatt ist leider unten bis zu Text beschnitten und anstatt fehlenden Titel alt montiert.

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        Les observations de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables , trouvees en Grece, Asie, Indée, Egypte, Arabie & autres pays estranges

      Antwerp: Christopher Plantin, 1555. Small octavo, with title-page bearing striking printer's device, three maps including double-page plan of Mt. Sinai, finely executed woodblock illustrations; first few gatherings mildly water-stained with minute worming, small localised loss to the bottom edge of six gatherings (s-z), yet a most attractive copy in eighteenth-century sprinkled calf, spine gilt in panels with red label. Exotica, real and imaginary. One of the first explorer-naturalists: Pierre Belon's near-eastern travels in a beautifully printed account. Belon, a physician and naturalist best remembered for his work as a comparative anatomist and master of dissection, undertook long voyages through Egypt, Arabia, the Levant, Greece and Asia Minor between 1546 and 1550. He was a careful and meticulous observer who 'can be considered the originator of comparative anatomy… he enriched the biological sciences by new observations and contributed greatly to the progress of the natural sciences in the sixteenth century.' (DSB). Les observations de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables is a rich travel narrative, combining natural history detail with descriptions of the curious customs, costumes and history of the peoples Belon encountered on his travels. The work includes a fascinating diversity of material reflecting the author's innate curiosity, including chapters on the ancient labyrinths of Crete, opium cultivation and use in Turkey, the daily lives of children and the flooding of the Nile. Donald Lach described it as 'one of the most readable travelogues to appear in the sixteenth century'. Belon had travelled to the east as a member of a diplomatic mission that also included the archaeologist Pierre Giles, and later Guillaume Postel the early arabist as well as the royal cosmographers André Thevet and Nicolas de Nicolay. Together the books published by this remarkably gifted group of travellers provided the west with a compendium of information on the near east that was at the same time exotic and closely observed. Inevitably some fantasy crept in to their observations, and the exotic depictions and descriptions - whether of a giraffe or a chameleon from direct observation, or a gryphon or dragon surviving from mythology - show us the creatures that excited great interest at the time, and clearly especially appealed to the mapmakers since they can often be found in early maps inhabiting the dangerous edges of a world not yet fully discovered. The second edition published in Antwerp by Christopher Plantin in 1555, this typified the printing for which Plantin is renowned. Although small octavo in format, the composition is spacious, combining elegant cursive type and decorated capitals with sharp, neat impressions of the fine woodblock illustrations.

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        Arithmeticae logisticae libri duo.

      Basel, Oporinus (1555).. Mit zahlr. Textholzschnitten. 8 Bl., 294 S., 5 Bl. Flexibler rot gefärbter Prgt. d. Zt.. VD 16 M 6098; Adams M 1414; Smith, Hist. of Mathem. I, 332; Smith, Rara 265. - Einzige Ausgabe dieses Rechenbuches für klassische Schulen, das eine ungewöhnlich vollständige Abhandlung über Sexagesimalzahlen enthält. - "The latter part of his book is theoretical, presenting some of the ancient arithmetic in the Greek language. The work includes an unusually complete treatment of sexagesimals, 'De partibvs Astronomicis, & earum supputatione' (p. 201), and a chapter on the computus ... The latter shows that the name 'Computus' had become unpopular, for it begins with the following statement: 'Est & temporum supputatio quaedam, quem Computum Ecclesiasticum barbaro nomine, vocant'" (Smith). - Einband stark berieben, lädiert. Titelblatt oben mit schmalem Abschnitt, ohne Textberührung. Tls. etwas fleckig und etwas gebrauchsspurig.

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        Tabulae novae iuxta Tychonis rationes elaboratae quibus directionum conficiendar[um] brevior quam unquam antehac a nemine ars traditur.Bologna: Sebastiano Bonomo, 1619.

      Rare first edition of Magini's modified Tychonic cosmological system and the new astronomical tables he calculated based upon it. Magini (1555-1617) is today best known as the man who in 1588 received the chair in astronomy at Bologna, a post coveted by the younger Galileo. "Within the boundaries of his Ptolomaicism, Magini drew up complex theories, among them the multiplication of Ptolomaic spheres and orbits, and also performed some useful calculations. He was, in fact, much more skilled in calculation than in theory, and his ephemerides remained valid for a long time" (DSB).<br/><br/> Although Magini endorsed the unprecedented accuracy of Copernicus's calculation of celestial movements, he never accepted the Copernican system from a philosophical standpoint. In the preface to his <i>Novae coelestium orbium theoricae</i> he wrote: 'there is a general desire for some one who would systematize the motions of the heavenly bodies, in agreement with the latest observations, not according to the absurd hypotheses such as Copernicus contrived, but according to such as should seem less repugnant to truth.' <br/><br/> Magini was introduced to Tycho's theories after meeting Tycho's assistant Gellius Sascerides in Bologna in 1589, the same year in which <i>Novae coelestium</i> was published. Tycho sent autographed copies of his printed works for Gellius to present as gifts to Magini, and soon the two men were corresponding directly. This led Magini to develop a new cosmological system based upon Tycho's. "[Magini] later adopted the cosmological system of Brahe, with whom he established a relationship of both friendship and scientific collaboration. However, he modified the Tychonic system with elements from Kepler's astronomy. Magini defined his new theory in the <i>Tabulae novae iuxta Tychonis rationes elaboratae...</i>" (<i>Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers</i>, 725). The work was unfinished at his death and was published posthumously by his student Antonius Roncho. <br/><br/> Houzeau & Lancaster 12752; Riccardi II 70. Very rare: OCLC lists copies at Madison, Wisconsin, Michigan and Linda Hall only; no other copy located in auction records.. 4to (232 x 168 mm), pp [viii, including engraved title], 84, 675 [i.e. 677], [1], [1, errata]. Contemporary limp vellum with spine title in ink. A very fine and unrestored copy

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        DISCOURS SUR LA CASTRAMETATION ET DISCIPLINE MILITAIRE DES ROMAINS, ... DES BAINS & ANTIQUES EXERCITATIONS GRECQUES & ROMAINES. DE LA RELIGION DES ANCIENS ROMAINS.

      Lyon, de l'imprimerie de Guillaume Rouille, 1555.FIRST EDITION 1555, French text, folio in fours, approximately 310 x 210 mm, 12 1 / 8 x 8¼ inches, large pictorial device of Du Choul on title page, 5 headpieces and 5 large pictorial initials, 37 very good almost full page woodcuts plus 1 double page folding plan of a Roman camp with 7 small illustrations in La Castrametation, 6 large woodcut illustrations in Des Bains, leaves: 55, (1 - blank); 20, (5 - Index), collation: a - o4; A - E4, F6, A1 is a half - title to Des Bains, De La Religion mentioned on the title page was planned by Du Choul for this volume but it was actually not printed until 1556 and therefore does not appear in our book. Bound in antique leather, rebacked with original gilt decorated and lettered backstrip laid on, raised bands, board edges gilt, edges speckled red. Boards rubbed, corners slightly worn, backstrip darkened and gilt very worn, neat name at top of title page, large pale damp stain to fore - edge and small repair to lower corner of title page, no loss of print, damp stain recurs on a4, 2 small old paper repairs on reverse of folding plan, 2 small closed tears to top and bottom folds and 1 more to lower edge of vertical central fold. A very good clean tight copy. The Castrametation plates show various soldiers of the Roman army, 2 holding enemy heads, others with slings, bows, catapults, 1 shows the testudo, another the battering ram, 3 show trumpeters and horn blowers, some soldiers chop wood for the camp which they then build, 2 bring a barrel of wine by boat to the camp, 6 illustrations show cavalry, 1 shows pre battle sacrifice with priests and altar, the last 2 illustrations show different types of helmet. In Des Bains there are images of the baths building, the actual bath, accessories for the ablutions, a naked man and his page preparing to bathe and finally 2 men engaged in a boxing match. Harvard Sixteenth Century French Books, Volume I, No. 181 - Mortimer describes only the third edition of 1557 which did contain De La Religion, MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Aristotelis Stagiritae, summi philosophi, Ethicorum sive Moralium Nicomachiorum libri decem, una cum Eustratii, Aspasii, Michaelis Ephesii, nonnullorumque aliorum graecorum explanationibus: nuper a Joanne Bernardo Feliciano latinitate donati.

      s.e. (Oporinus?) s.d. (1555), Basileae - Legatura antica in mz. pergamena con finti nervi ed autore e data ms. al ds. Carta dei piatti rinnovata. Al frontespizio è stato abraso il luogo di stampa. Rare antiche sottolineature e alcune sottili tracce di tarlo su pochissime carte, altrimenti esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione. Adams, A 1830. Folio (cm. 29), 14 cc.nn. (compresa l ultima bianca), 450 pp., 9 cc.nn. Testo su due colonne.

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        The First Three English Books on America

      1555 A.D., 1971. 1555 A.D., 1971 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A book containing a collection of writings that first told of America, the book is largely in Old English. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Edited by Edward Arber. &#39;Each of the three Texts in this Volume is of great rarity; the first two are extraordinarily scarce&#39; (note To The Reader)Richard Eden (c. 15201576), translator. Eden&#39;s importance as a translator and promoter of colonial projects and ideas makes him a key figure in the intellectual life of sixteenth-century England. His work had a major influence on that of Richard Hakluyt, and was reprinted in Hakluyt&#39;s Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation. Edward Arber (18361912), literary scholar. For many years he read for his friend James Murray&#39;s New English Dictionary and supplied the earliest uses of hundreds of words, technical as well as literary. Arber had a vast output of cheap reprints of literary works, both the well known and the obscure. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is some very slight wear to the extremities, including some very slight bumping. Internally the pages are clean and bright. Overall the condition is near fine..

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        Historien der Heyligen Außerwölten Gottes Zeügen, Bekennern vnd Martyrern, so in Angehender ersten Kirchen, Altes und Neüwes Testaments, zuo jeder zeyt gewesen seind. Auß H. Göttlicher, vnd der Alten Lehrer Glaubwürdigen Schrifften, Zuo gemeyner Auffbauwung vnnd Besserung der Angefochtenen Kirchen Teütscher Nation, warhafftig beschryben. Der erste Theil + Der ander Theil. Zus. 2 Bände in einem Band. Mit zahlreichen Textholzschnitten.

      Straßburg, Emmel, 1555.. 20,5 x 15,5 cm. [8], cclvii, [2] Bl. + [8], cccv, [3] Blatt. Mit zahlreichen Textholzschnitten. Geprägter Schweinslederband der Zeit über Holzdeckel (Schließen fehlen, Rücken berieben, Rückendeckel am Außenrand etwas beschädigt).. *VD16 R 35 und VD16 R 36. - Frühe Ausgabe des ersten und zweiten Teils der Ketzerhistorien des Straßburger Konvertiten Ludwig Rabus (1524-1592). - Insgesamt erschienen acht Bände (1552-1558). - Die Holzschnitte mit Porträts und Szenen von Leben und Sterben der Märtyrer. - Gebräunt, die ersten und letzten Seiten auch wasserrandig. Letztes Registerblatt mit Ausriß in der unteren weißen Ecke. 3 Blatt mit kleineren alten Randhinterlegungen.

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        Commentarii in Constitutiones Seu Orginationes Regias with Secundus ..commentariorum in Constitutiones Regias Gallicas;

      Lugduni; 1555 and 1567: Ad Salamandrae, Apud Sennetonious Fratres. Lugduni; 1555 and 1567: Ad Salamandrae, Apud Sennetonious Fratres Pierre Rebuffi was the jurist whose expertise was in canon law and also defending monarchical law. While serving as Professor of law at Paris, Francis I summoned him to work on the Roman Rota and he was retained by Henry II. These are the core volumes on understanding constitutional thought in sixteenth-century France. In three volumes. Volume I and II were published in 1555. Volume III was published in 1567, all printed by the Sennetonios fratres (brothers) with volumes 3 having a different and larger printers device. Volume I (unnumbered) of the three volume set. In this volume there are seven treatises each with their own title page though the pagination is consecutive. There is the title page and seven Tractatii (de literis obligatoriis, de chirographorum, de sentitiis praeiudicalibus seu provisionabilibus, de sententiis executoriis, de reuocationibus, de literis ciuilibus, and de supplicationibus. Besides the Latin text documents are quoted in Middle French (see Baudrier, H.l. Bib. Lyonnaise, VII, p. 421. Volume 1; [40]539. Volume II, [48] 475, [1] deals with the Commenatiorum in constiutiones regis Gallicas. Volume III [8]. 569, [55]. each with pictorial woodcut initials, bound in full mottled calf, raised bands with compartments fully gilt decorated, title and volume number within two compartments [vol. II has been rubbed off] some contemporary but scholarly marginal notes or underlining, a few leaves with marginal repairs, some spots of damp staining to outer margins, outer edges of boards and joints show wear or splitting. In all a good set of this scholarly work.. Folio.

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        I tre libri di Messer Giovan Battista Susio, della ingiustitia del duello, et di coloro, che lo permettono. Con la tavola delle cose piu notabili

      Vinegia: Apresso G. Giolito de Ferrari, et Fratelli, 1555 - An important and beautifully printed attack on the practice of duelling which has become quite rare on the market (whereas the second edition of 1558 shows up with some frequency). Thimm, who had never seen a copy himself, refers to one in "Captain Hutton's Collection" and calls for a folding plate -- in obvious error, for among the 10 copies located by OCLC in institutions, not one contains any plates; nor did the one dampstained copy which appeared at auction in 1996 (and which was mistakenly presumed to be incomplete). Susio (1519-1583), Renaissance man of letters, eminent physician, humanist, and poet, dedicates his book to Henry II, King of France, who passed an ordinance against duelling. The subject of duelling and its legal, ethical, and social implications was a hot one in the latter half of 16th century Italy, and Susio's work is among the most important of several to appear in his day (Mutio, il Duello, 1550; Attendolo, il Duello, 1560; Pigna, Il Duello, 1560; Gallese, Contra l' uso del duello, 1565; et al.); and the Venetian house of the Giolito family seems to have printed many of them, including this. A very desirable copy of a rare and important book on the subject First edition. 4to. Large woodcut vignette (publisher's device); head- and tail-pieces, numerous large woodcut initial capital letters. Text printed in italic. 182, [18] pp. Contemporary vellum, manuscript title lettered along spine. Binding somewhat soiled and worn, title-page page a bit dusty, first four leaves show a mild early dampstaining at lower outer corners, contemporary owner's inscription to ffep; otherwise, overall, a lovely, unsophisticated, large-margined copy in its 16th-century binding. Thimm, p. 280 (mistakenly calling for frontispiece); Levi & Geli, not in Adams; not in Brunet [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Commentarii in Constitutiones Seu Orginationes Regias with Secundus ..commentariorum in Constitutiones Regias Gallicas;

      Lugduni; 1555 and 1567: Ad Salamandrae, Apud Sennetonious Fratres Lugduni; 1555 and 1567: Ad Salamandrae, Apud Sennetonious Fratres Pierre Rebuffi was the jurist whose expertise was in canon law and also defending monarchical law. While serving as Professor of law at Paris, Francis I summoned him to work on the Roman Rota and he was retained by Henry II. These are the core volumes on understanding constitutional thought in sixteenth-century France. In three volumes. Volume I and II were published in 1555. Volume III was published in 1567, all printed by the Sennetonios fratres (brothers) with volumes 3 having a different and larger printers device. Volume I (unnumbered) of the three volume set. In this volume there are seven treatises each with their own title page though the pagination is consecutive. There is the title page and seven Tractatii (de literis obligatoriis, de chirographorum, de sentitiis praeiudicalibus seu provisionabilibus, de sententiis executoriis, de reuocationibus, de literis ciuilibus, and de supplicationibus. Besides the Latin text documents are quoted in Middle French (see Baudrier, H.l. Bib. Lyonnaise, VII, p. 421. Volume 1; [40]539. Volume II, [48] 475, [1] deals with the Commenatiorum in constiutiones regis Gallicas. Volume III [8]. 569, [55]. each with pictorial woodcut initials, bound in full mottled calf, raised bands with compartments fully gilt decorated, title and volume number within two compartments [vol. II has been rubbed off] some contemporary but scholarly marginal notes or underlining, a few leaves with marginal repairs, some spots of damp staining to outer margins, outer edges of boards and joints show wear or splitting. In all a good set of this scholarly work.. Folio.

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        Rara lettera firmata dat. Di Roma alli XXII di Febraro del (MD) LXII dell'uomo d'arme, senatore e ambasciatore al servizio dello Stato della Chiesa, diretta all'illustre condottiero felsineo Capitano Alessandro Zambecari, al servizio di numerosi stati tra cui Firenze (nella guerra che portò alla presa di Siena, 1555) e Venezia (a Candia contro l'Impero Ottomano) nella quale gli raccomanda un suo protetto Hercole di Cervi presente exibitor che soggiornerà a Verona (ove in quel periodo si trova lo Zambecari). Ma anco fargli ogni honesto favore in ciò che li occorrerà costà?. Una pagina in - 4. Ampie lacune e macchia al margine destro ledono parte del testo.

      

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        Des Divines Institutions contre les Gentils & Idolatres

      Lyon: Jan de Tournes, 1555. Lyon: Jan de Tournes, 1555. Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Bound in full 19th century morocco by Niédrée, edges gilt, front hinge rubbed and starting to crack, cover decorations slightly discolored - a very attractive binding. Mild uniform age toning internally, otherwise clean and unmarked. (xxx), 650, (20)pp. & & A French translation of Lacantius&#39; most famous work. First translated in 1541, all the 16th century French editions are rare. None are in Adams. Size: 16mo . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Religion & Theology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 044727.

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        Toutes les euvres vulgaires de Francoys Petrarque. Contenant quatre livres de M. D. Laure d'Avignon sa maitresse : jadis par luy composez en langage Thuscan, & mis en Françoys par Vasquin Philieul de Carpentras Docteur es droictz. Avecques briefs sommaires ou argumes requis pour plus facile intelligence du tout.

      Avignon, Barthelemy Bonhomme 1555 - In-8. Collation : 399 pp. [noté 409] Maroquin rouge, dos à nerf orné, tranches dorées, encadrement doré sur les plats. (Reliure du XIXe, Niedrée.) Première traduction française complète des oeuvres de Pétrarque. Le traducteur, Vasquin Philieul (Carpentras, 1522 - vers 1582, 1586) avait déjà publié en 1548, sous le titre de Laure d&#146;Avignon, la première traduction en vers du Canzoniere de Pétrarque, que l'on retrouve ici dans la première partie. "Vasquin Philieul a joué un rôle de premier plan dans la divulgation de la poésie de Pétrarque en France au XVIe siècle : il a été le premier à publier une traduction complète des oeuvres vulgaires du poète italien. Avant lui, seuls Clément Marot et Jacques Peletier du Mans s'étaient essayés à une transposition des sonnets de Pétrarque en français, mais leur contribution n'avait été que très partielle : Marot avait traduit six sonnets et une chanson, Peletier douze sonnets recueillis dans ses Oeuvres poétiques. Vers le milieu du siècle qui fut celui de pétrarquisme triomphant, une francisation des oeuvres vulgaires du poète toscan était encore à faire, du moins pour les 'Rerum vulgarium fragmenta', puisque les 'Triumphi' comptaient déjà un certain nombre de traductions françaises. Vasquin Philieul fut celui qui se chargea de l'entreprise." Jean Balsamo, Les poètes français de la Renaissance et Pétrarque. Divisé en quatre livres, avec pour chacun une page de titre. Petit accroc restauré sur la page de titre. Erreur de pagination, passe de 240 à 251 sans manque. Très bel exemplaire relié par Niedrée en 1846. Pansier, Histoire du livre et de l'imprimerie à Avignon 115. // You can browse all my books on latude.net [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ALEXANDRI TRALLIANI MEDICI ABSOLUTISSIMI LIBRI DUODECIM. RAZÆ DE PESTILENTIA. OMNES NUNC DE GRÆCO ACCURATISSIME CONVERSI, MULTISQUE IN LOCIS RESTITUTI ET EMENDATI, PER IOANNEM GUINTERIUM ANDERNACUM [...].

      VENETIIS, APUD HIERONYMUM SCOTUM, 1555 In-8° piccoloLegatura coeva in piena pergamena floscia; ai labbri dei piatti, tracce di due bindelle deperdite; punti in pelle allumata alle cerniere, dorso liscio recante primo autore e titolo vergati due volte a penna, sia da mano coeva che da mano settecentesca. (8) - 247 - (1) carte numerate, compreso il frontespizio con marca tipografica silografata; al recto dell'ultima carta non numerata, registro, altra versione della marca e dati tipografici. Testo in lingua latina e carattere prevalentemente tondo con richiami marginali; alcuni bei capilettera abitati. L'opera è una pregevole edizione veneziana di due trattati medici assai diffusi in Europa, nella traduzione latina dal greco. Il primo trattato, composto di 12 libri, è un'opera di terapeutica del greco Alessandro di Tralle, maestro di medicina a Roma, esponente dell'indirizzo pratico eclettico. Segue, dalla carta 233 / verso, il trattatello De pestilentia, composto dal medico, filosofo e scienziato musulmano Ar - Razi, conosciuto in Occidente con la forma latinizzata Rhazes o Razes. Il catalogo della Bibliotheca Walleriana scheda un esemplare della stessa edizione veneziana, riportando però che al fondo del volume vi è la data 1552 al posto di 1555; l'esemplare in esame, invece, reca l'anno 1555 sia al frontespizio che all'ultima carta. Esemplare in buono stato conservativo; contenuta usura alla legatura; leggere gore d'umidità all'interno.

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        Quadrins historiques de la Bible. Revuz & augmentez d'un grand nombre de figures.

      Lyon, Jean de Tournes 1555 - In-8. Collation : 124 ff. Maroquin marron, dos à nerfs, tranches dorées. (Reliure du XIXe, Chambolle-Duru.) Titre dans un bel encadrement d&#146;arabesques gravées et 231 gravures sur bois de Bernard Salomon, "un pur chef-d&#146;&#156;uvre de l&#146;école lyonnaise" (Brun). Seconde édition, elle contient 33 bois gravés de plus que la première de 1553. Un bois figure sur chaque page, accompagné d&#146;un quatrain de Claude Paradin. Cartier, Bibliographie des éditions des de Tournes n° 292. Brun, Le livre illustré de la Renaissance 132. Bon exemplaire relié par Chambolle-Duru. // You can browse all my books on latude.net [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SANCTAE LINGUAE HEBRAEAE EROTEMATA QUORUM SERIEM VERSA PAGINA REPERIES

      BALE (IOANNIS PORINI) 1555 - NEANDER DE SORAU : SANCTAE LINGUAE HEBRAEAE EROTEMATA QUORUM SERIEM VERSA PAGINA REPERIES BALE (IOANNIS PORINI) 1555 IN.12°, (14X9.5 CM), RELIE PLEIN VEAU MOUCHETE XVIIIE, DOS A 5 NERFS ORNE, PIECE DE TITRE. PETIT MANQUE A 1 COIFFE. 295PP. RELIE AVEC : GRAECAE LINGURE EROTEMATA QUAE HOC ORDINE EXPLICATA COMPLECUNTUR CUM PREFACIONE PHILIPPI MELANCHTHONIS. BALE (IONNEN OPRINUM) 1556 237 PP. LEGERES MOUILLURES CLAIRES AU BAS DES 63 PREMIERES PAGES. PREMIERE EDITION DE CETTE GRAMMAIRE HEBRAÏQUE DE NEANDER QUI FUT SPECIALISTE DES LANGUES ANCIENNES ET RECTEUR DE L&#146;UNIVERSITE DE BALE. RARE TYPOGRAPHIE DE CARACTERE HEBRAÏQUE DU XVIE SIECLE. LA SECONDE PARTIE, ILLUSTREE DE VIGNETTES ET DE TABLEAUX, CONCERNE LA LANGUE GRECQUE ET EST EGALEMENT RARE. NEANDER DE SORAU, UN DES HOMMES LES PLUS ERUDITS DU XVIE SIECLE, NAIT A SORAU, VILLE DE SILESIE EN 1525. IL ETUDIA A GUTENBERG ET DEVINT UNE EMINENCE DANS LES LANGUES HEBRAÏQUES ET GRECQUES. EN 1549, IL FUT NOMME RECTEUR DE L&#146;UNIVERSITE DE NOTHUSEN OU IL ENSEIGNA PENDANT 45 ANS. LA PREMIERE PUBLICATION FUT EROTEMA GRAECAE LINGAE QUI FUT PREFACEE PAR SON PROFESSEUR PHILIPPE MELANCHTHONIS. SON OUVRAGE LINGUAE HEBRAEAE EROTEMATA FUT REIMPRIME DE NOMBREUSES FOIS. IL Y FAIT ETAT DE NOMBREUSES REFERENCES RABBINIQUES ET DES PLUS EMINENTS SAVANTS ORIENTAUX. TRES RARE PREMIERE EDITION. PAYPAL ACCEPTE UNIQUEMENT POUR L'ETRANGER, MERCI DE VOTRE COMPREHENSION. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bartoli commentaria in primam codicis partem, cum non paucis, additionibus D. Alexandri, & Petri Pauli Parifij nuper illustrata, accuratèque castigata : & in magnam Iurispe. utilitatem recognita.

      Lugduni, Claudius Seruanius, 1555. In folio, reliure ancienne en peau retournée, dos à nerfs, vignette sur la page de titre, 217 p. (numérotation 1 pages sur 2), lettrines historiées, belle mise en page avec glose encadrante. Petrus Paulus (1472 ? - 1545) - Alexander (1424 - 1477). Trous d?insectes sur les plats, manques sur les nerfs apparents, dos abîmé avec des manques. Auréole variable sur l?ensemble de l?ouvrage. Fo in contemporary reversed skin ribbed spine, Printer's device on t.p. , 217 p., Printed in two columns, with marginal notes. historical letters, gloss. Flaws : wormholes on boards, loss on spine with appearing raised bands, variable waterstain on the whole book. relié Bon état

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        Las Siete Partidas nuevamente glosadas por el Licenciado Gregorio Lopez del Consejo Real de Indias de su Magestad. Con su repertorio muy Copioso, assi del Testo como de la Glosa.

      Impresso en Salamanca por Andrea de Portonaris, Impressor de su Magestad, 1555. - 9 tomes en 4 volumes in-folio. 151ff. chiffrés. + 116ff. chiffrés. + 186ff. chiffrés. + 73ff. chiffrés. (1f.blanc) + 112ff. chiffrés. + 116ff. chiffrés. + 102ff. chiffrés. + 20ff. 31ff. + 68ff. 8ff. 237ff. Plein veau brun, dos à nerfs ornés (reliure espagnole du 18e siècle). Edition Originale de la version de référence des fameuses "Siete Partidas", texte fondamental pour l'histoire du Droit. Il exerça une influence considérable, dès son apparition au 13e siècle, sur tout l'Occident chrétien et, plus tard, sur les pays de l'Amérique latine auxquels il servit de base à l'élaboration de leur propre juridiction et où il fut en application jusqu'au 19e siècle et parfois même jusqu'au début du 20e siècle. Rédigé entre 1256 et 1265 par plusieurs juristes sous l'égide du roi de Castille Alfonso X, l'ouvrage aborde tous les aspects du savoir juridique à travers 7 grandes sections ("Partidas") que la qualité de leur rédaction en espagnol, place parmi les grands textes écrits dans cette langue. La présente édition, éditée par le juriste Gregorio López avec ses commentaires qui paraissent pour la première fois, constitue l'édition de référence, et un remarquable monument typographique à ce texte fondateur. Intéressant exemplaire enrichi d'un tome additionnel constitué des index et répertoires de l'édition de 1576, parue chez le même imprimeur. Traces d'humidité aux 60 premiers feuillets du premier tome, dues à un accident ayant déformé le plat supérieur du premier volume. Quelques défauts ici ou là, mais bon exemplaire à grandes marges imprimé sur papier fort et bien relié au 18e siècle. Palau, 7091: "Primera edición del texto de Gregorio López, quien revisó y corregió escrupulosamente los manuscritos y textos anteriores, en los que el descuido de copistas e impresores habia llegado a introducir variantes de importancia y a falsear el espiritu del legislador. De modo que esta edición fue declarada como texto único auténtico y legal en la práctica del foro". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        I Tre Libri.Della Ingiustitia de l Duello, et di Coloro, che lo Permettono [bound with] Antonii Massae Gallesii ciuis Romani Contra usum duelli

      Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari et Fratelli, Venice 1555 - First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Full early vellum, gilt to spine, old shelf label inked to spine, scattered foxing, light dampstaining to the upper corner early on and in the gutter at the end, a few pages darkened, tiny wormtrail on upper margin of first few pages, but generally clean and attractive. Attractive woodcut on the title page of the first. The Massa was printed by Valerium Doricum in Rome in 1554. A pair of rare renaissance treatises on dueling, the first pro dueling, the second against, both first editions. Dueling was much in fashion in mid 16th century Italy and there was much discussion of both the practice and its philosophical underpinnings. Only 12 copies in OCLC for the 1st, and 8 for the second. 182, [18] pp; [16], 99pp. Baretti (Italian Library) 47 (for both). Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Inventory No: 044523. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Homiliae in evangelia, quae in dominicis et aliis festis diebus leguntur totum annum.

      (Ingolstadt), Alexander und Samuel Weißenhorn), 1555-1561.. 2 Bde. (8), 287 Bll. 303 (statt 304), (3) Bll. (fehlt Bl. Gg ii). Mit 2 blattgr. Holzschnitten sowie zahlreichen Holzschnittinitialen. Blindgepr. Schweinslederbände der Zeit über Holzdeckeln auf 3 erhabenen Doppelbünden mit 2 intakten Schließen und hs. Rückenschildchen. 8vo.. Mischexemplar aus der vierten und fünften Ausgabe des seit seinem Erscheinen praktisch jährlich neu aufgelegten Predigtenwerks des Augustinereremiten Johannes Hoffmeister (1509-1547), Vikar des Ordensgenerals für die Augustinerklöster in Deutschland. "Hoffmeister bemühte sich um Reformen innerhalb der Kirche und bekämpfte die reformatorische Theologie. 1545 predigte er während des Reichstags im Wormser Dom und nahm im folgenden Jahr am Regensburger Religionsgespräch teil. Hoffmeister verfaßte Kontroversschriften, Bibelkommentare und Predigten" (DBE). - Impressum am Schluß des 2. Bandes. Die hübschen Einbände mit Bogenfriesrollen im Binnenfeld sowie umgebender Bibel- (Bd. 1) bzw. Reformatorenrolle (Bd. 2). Bd. 1 stärker berieben; Vorsätze und Titel beider Bände mit zeitgenöss. hs. Notizen und Besitzvermerken aus dem oberbayerischen Raum (Paul Kobler, Priester zu München; Johannes Rumpf; Augustin Furtner, Kooperator zu Taufkirchen; Thomas Korman, Ecclesiasticus zu Schärding etc.). - VD 16, H 4255 und H 4256. Stalla 318 und 380. Paulus, Hoffmeister, 14. Nicht bei Adams und BM-STC German.

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        Chirurgia. De chirurgia scriptores optimi quique veteres et recentiores, plerique in Germania anthac non editi, nunc primum in unum coniuncti volumen.

      Zürich, Andreas und Jakob Gessner, 1555.. Folio. 10 n.n. Bl. (das letzte weiss), 408 (recte 406) Bl., 2 n.n. Bl. Druckermarke, 19 n.n. Bl. Register, 1 weisses Bl. Mit über 150 Textholzschnitten. Pergamentband des 20. Jahrhunderts mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel unter Verwendung einer gemalten Initiale im Stil des 15. Jahrhunderts und mit Schliessbändern.. VD 16, G 1707. - Adams 250. - Garrison-M. 5562. - HOH 309. - Erste Ausgabe dieser Sammlung mit Texten von Jean Tagault - Mariano Santo - Angelo Bolognini - Michelangelo Biondo - Bartolomeo Maggi - Alfonso Ferri - Johannes Lange - Galen - Oribasius - Jacopo Dondi dall' Orologio. Die Idee des Bandes stammt von Gessners Vettern, den Verlegern Andreas und Jakob Gessner. Auf Blatt 393-408 in "medicinae chirurgicae praestantia et antiquitate" präsentiert Gessner in kurzer Form zum ersten Mal die biobibliographischen Daten von über 150 Autoren der Medizingeschichte. Die Holzschnitte übernahm Gessner aus den Ausgaben des Vesals, von Gerstorff und Guidis Chirurgia. Bogen "m" (Bl. 206-209) verbunden. Pagination springt von 226 auf 229. Bl. 393 mit kleiner Fehlstelle am Blattinnenrand ohne Textverlust. Titelblatt und erste Blätter schwach angerändert und leicht fingerfleckig. - Resume: First edition of this text collection by Jean Tagault, Mariano Santo, Angelo Bolognini, Michelangelo Biondo, Bartolomeo Maggi, Alfonso Ferri, Johannes Lange, Galen, Oribasius and Jacopo Dondi dall' Orologio. Edited by Andreas and Jakob Gessner. From page 393-408 with medical biographies of 150 persons, important in medical history. With more than 150 wood cuts (copied from Vesal, Gerstorff and Guidi). Vellum of the 20th century. - Slightly stained. (Sprache: Lateinisch / Latin)

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        Hystoria en la qual se trata dela origen y guerras que han tenido los Turcos, desde su comienco hasta nuestros tiempos. Con muy notables sucessosque con diversas getes y nasciones les han acotecido: y de las costubres y vida dllos

      Valencia: , 1555. Remarkable Spanish treatise on the Turks, first and only edition. 1555. Valencia. Juan Navarro. In folio (303 mm x 214 mm). 4 ff. + cliii. Eighteenth century stiff vellum, raised bands to spine, lettered in ink, head restored. A fine, wide-margined and unsophisticated copy, with only minor scattered foxing. First and only edition of the best 16th century work on the Turks. During the greater part of century of discoveries, Soliman the Magnificent?s expansion through the Mediterranean and across central Europe threatened Europe and Spain to the point only a large-scale invasion could. Valencian-born Rocca narrates the campaigns, battles and privateering activities of the Bereberes on the coasts of Valencia and Andalucia. The Hystoria is divided into three parts, the first deals with the crusades done to Jerusalem, the second with victories of Charles V and Venice over the Turks at the African coasts, and the third deals extensively with the way of life and customs of the Turks ?which allows us a glimpse of Spanish perception of what was one of the greatest nations of the 16th century. The work has been considered rare and important from the date of Salva. It is considerably rare, no copies are traced at auction in over 30 years. It is handsomely printed in two columns, with large engraved device to title page, gothic types. Salva, 3388. Palau, 271434.

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        Wappenbüchlein.

      Nürnberg, Solis, 1555. Solis, Virgil. "Wappenbüchlein: Zu Ehren Der Römischen Kay. vnd Kü. Mt., auch Bäbstlicher Heyligkeit, sambt anndern der Fürnemsten auslendischen Königreichen, Churfürsten, Fürsten vnd gemeinen stennden ... Souil derselben Wappen ... mit Jren namen vnd farben ... mit sonderm fleys gemacht." Nürnberg, Virgil Solis, 1555. Kl. 4°. (47) statt (50) Bll., davon 43 radierte Bll. mit 404 altkolor. golderhöhten Wappen. Gepr. Ldr. aus d. Zeit.. Selten. 43 Bll. Illustrationen komplett. Im Vergleich zu digitalisiertem Exemplar auf http://diglit.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/solis1555/ es fehlen erste 2 (Titelblatt, Widmung) und vorletzte (Note) Textbll. Dagegen unser Ex. enthält am Anfang in Heidelberg fehlendes Textblatt 3 - "Wappen Der Römischen Kayserlichen ... derselben Erbländer ..." dieses Blatt ist unten bis zu Text beschn. u. statt fehlenden Titel alt montiert.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Philippus").

      [Wittenberg], Ostern [14. April 1555].. Lateinische Hs. auf Papier. 2 SS. Folio (194:320 mm). Unter Passepartout gerahmt.. Empfehlungsbrief an den protestantischen Theologen Sebastian Boetius in Halle, mit Fürsprache für den jungen Priester Christian Hertwig d. J. - Boetius (1515-73), der in Wittenberg unter Luther und Melanchthon studiert hatte, folgte Justus Jonas als Superintendent von Halle nach und gründete die berühmte, noch heute bestehende Marienbibliothek. - In seinem Brief erinnert Melanchthon seinen ehemaligen Schüler daran, dass ihre Gedanken oft parallelen Bahnen folgten, wie auch ihre Briefe zeigten, und beschreibt die Rolle des idealen Pastors. Er empfiehlt Hertwig für eine solche Stellung, sowohl aufgrund seiner dogmatischen wie seiner moralischen Qualifikation: "S[alutem] d[ico] reverendo vir & cariss[imo] frater. Memini antea in quada[m] ad te epistola hac uti similitudine, de qua sepe cogito. Ut in navi remiges, amisso gubernatore, cuius cernere signa & cora[m] audire ma[n]data potera[n]t, necesse est sua sponte maiore cura concordia[m] tutti et co[n]silia co[n]ferre. Sic nos oportet co[n]iu[n]ctiores esse, cu[m] principes cura ecclesiar[um] paru[m] adficiantur, ac insu[m]eamur summu[m] gubernatore[m] filii dei qui non deerit nobis invocantib[us] ipsu[m]. Spes facta est huic Christiano Hertwik nato ex pastore ecclesia vicina oppido Hertzberg, prafectu[m] vestru[m] ei commendatu[rum] esse ecclesia[m] qua[n]da[m]. Quare te oro ut p[er]fecto eu[m] co[m]me[n]des, sed ita ut tu quoq[ue] consideres doctrina[m] & mores huius iuvenis. Vides quale sit seculu[m] in hac circumstantia [?]. Ideo qua[n]tu[m] potes vicinis ecclesiis consulito. De sale tibi gratia[m] habeo, et si nollem te sumptus fecisse mea causa. Sed benevolentia tua delector. Mitto pagellas, quia alia nu[n]c no[n] erant ad manu[m] [...]". - Christian Hertwig (geb. in Buckau um 1530, gest. vor Okt. 1574) war wahrscheinlich der ältere von zwei Söhnen des gleichnamigen ehemaligen Augustinermönchs C. Hertwig (um 1495-1562), der seinen Orden 1526 verließ und von 1531 von Justus Jonas und Luther selbst dem Kurfürsten empfohlen wurde. Christian d. J. studierte ein Jahr in Wittenberg, bevor er als Lehrer des Evangeliums nach Brandenburg ging. Zweimal verwandte sich Melanchthon für ihn: Am 25. III. 1555, kurz vor dem vorliegenden Brief an Boetius, versah er Hertwig mit einem persönlichen Empfehlungsschreiben, in dem er Georg Buchholzers lobende Worte zitierte und jedermann bat, dem jungen Mann, soweit möglich, zu seiner Stellung zu verhelfen (CR VIII, 449f.). - Leicht gebräunt; Spuren alter Faltung. Insgesamt wohlerhalten. Unveröffentlicht. - Melanchthons Briefwechsel (hg. v. H. Scheible), Bd. VII, S. 295, Nr. 7449. Koehler, Epistolae quaedam Phil. Melanthonis (1802), 37 Anm. 2. De Wette/Seidemann, Dr. Martin Luthers Briefe VI (1856), 646.

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        Regnorum Aquilonarum descriptio, huius Operis subiectum.

      Roma, 1555. Liten folio. Arkets størrelse : 28,8 cm X 19 cm. Originalt tresnitt. Small folio. Size of sheet : 28,8 cm X 19 cm. Original woodcut.. Ginsberg I, 14. Fra Olaus Magnus : Historia de gentibus septentrionalibus. Liten reparasjon ved ytre høyre marg. From Olaus Magnus : Historia de gentibus septentrionalibus. Small repair in lower right margin

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        Exempla virtutum vitiorum, atque etiam aliarum rerum maxime memorabilium, futura lectori supra modum nagnus thesaurus, historicos conscripta, per authores qui in hac scriptorum classe, iudicio, doctrina et fide apud graecos, & lations praestanissimi habentur ... (herausgegeben von Johannes Herold).

      Basel, Henripetri, 1555.. Folio. 48 n.n. Bl., 1499 (recte 1503) S., 1 S. Druckermarke. Schweinslederband der Zeit über Holzdeckeln mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel und Rollstempelverzierung.. VD16 H 2542 (mit abweichender Kollation). - Adams E 1157. - Erste Ausgabe der von Herold zusammengetragenen Anthologie mit Texten von Nicolaus Hanapus. - Valerius Maximus. - Aelianus. - Marcus Antonius. - Aristoteles. - Baptista Fulgosus. - Parthenius. - Heraclid. - u.a. - Die Texte von Aelianus, Parthenius und Heraclid zweispaltig griechisch-lateinisch gedruckt. - Letzte Blätter etwas gebräunt und mit schwachem Wasserrand. Metallschliessen ausgerissen. Kleine Wurmspur im Vorderdeckel. (Sprache: Lateinisch / Latin)

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        HISTORIA DE GENTIBUS SEPTENTRIONALIBUS, EARUMQUE DIVERSIS STATIBUS, CONDITIONIBUS

      Romae: Apud Ioannem Mariam de Viottis,1555.: . Romae: Apud Ioannem Mariam de Viottis,1555.. moribus, ritibus, superstitionibus, disciplinis, exercitiis, regimene, victu, bellis, structuris, instrumentis, ac mineris metallicis, & rebus mirabilibus, necnon universis pene animalibus in septentrione degentibus, eorumque natura. FIRST EDITION 1555, LATIN TEXT, LACKS TITLE PAGE WHICH HAS BEEN SUPPLIED IN A VERY GOOD FACSIMILE ON ANTIQUE PAPER, INSERTED ON A STUB. FOLIO bound in sixes, approximately 280 x 195 mm, 11 x 7½ inches, full page woodcut map, 470 woodcut illustrations, 10 full page, 2 being large printer&#39;s devices, 1 as title division and 1 being the last page, the other woodcuts are mostly quarter page, pictorial woodcut initials throughout and tailpieces to chapter ends, pages: (84), 815, full leather binding with modern reback, raised gilt ruled bands and triple gilt rules above and below bands, red title label with gilt lettering, marbled endpapers, edges speckled dark blue. Lower cover has slight loss surface due to scuffing, corners worn, 1 page has pale stain, small marginal repair to 1 page, small hole to top margin of 1 page just affecting 2 letters, 2 pages have small holes to margins with no loss, small tear to 1 margin with loss but not affecting text, small book-plate on first pastedown, occasional very light foxing, otherwise pages crisp and clean, note in old ink on first free blank endpaper stating that this copy was purchased from the Heber Library, (Richard Heber was a famous book collector, see Wikipedia). Woodcuts on the following topics: Military; Naval; Hunting; Fishing; Skiing; Sledges pulled by Reindeer; Sea Monsters; Farming; Breadmaking: Wine making; Soldier floating in the water with some kind of inflatable belt; Minerals; Metallurgy and Iron forging; Whaling; Bee Keeping; Falconry; Animals; Winds; Floating across rivers in armour; Fire Fighting; Cross-bows and bows, swords, spears, shields and other weapons; Jousting; Combat; Siege machines; Cannons; Chess and other games; Men and Reindeer walking on the snow in snow shoes plus many more curious woodcuts. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Das Buch Judith.

      (In der Übertragung Martin Luthers nach der letzten von ihm selbst durchgesehenen Ausgabe der Deutschen Bibel, Wittenberg 1555). (Frankfurt 1933). 2 Bl., 44 nn. S., 2 Bl., handgeschrieben von Maximilian Karl Neudold. Handgebundenes OKalb-Pgt. m. OVDeckel-Aquarell in OKleister-Papier-Pp.-Schuber. Kl. 4°.. . Opus 33. Frühe Handschrift im Stil der Offenbacher Schreiber-Schule auf unbeschnittenem Roma-Bütten (Wasserzeichen). Flüßig kalligraphierte Fraktur-Schrift in Rot und Schwarz: Christliches Symbol [Pax], Schreiber-Signet und 17 Antiqua-Initialen in Rot geschrieben. Mit schwarzen Randtiteln in Versalien sowie 2 figürlichen Illustrationen und 1 floral-ornamentalen Schlußvignette im Stil alter venezianischer Holzschnitte. Mit Nachwort von M. Luther. Mit hübschem, farb. VDeckel-Aquarell (Judith mit Schwert mit dem Haupt des Holofernes). Mit e. Schlußblatt mit großem, geschriebenen Signet der Offenbacher Schule in Rot und in Blei E. SIGNIERT: "MK Neudold op[us] 33". - Eine Stehkante des Schubers geplatzt, Impressum mit winzigem Randfleckchen. Gutes, eigentlich frisches, unbeschnittenes Expl.

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        Commentarii In L Boves. Hoc Sermone, ff De Verbor. Signif.

      1555. Tiraqueau, Andre [1488-1588]. Commentarii. In L. Boves, [Section Symbol]. Hoc Sermone, ff. De Verbor. Signif. Venice: Francis. Bindonus Excudebat, 1555. [xxviii], 76 ff. Octavo (6" x 4"). Later quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt title, fillets and ornaments to spine, ribbon marker, endpapers renewed. Some rubbing to boards. Large woodcut printer device to title page, attractive woodcut decorated initials throughout. Light toning to text, internally clean. A handsome copy. * Second edition, one of two imprints from 1555, the other published in Venice by Domenico Lili. Tiraqueau was a distinguished humanist jurist and counselor to the Paris Parlement. First published in 1554, Commentarii addresses the legal construction of the section of De Verborum Significatione (Book 50, Title 16 of Justinian's Digest) dealing with dowry and marriage law. Extending the meaning of the sentence "Hoc sermone "dum nupta erit' primae nuptiae significantur" (50:16.89), Tiraqueau turns to other places where only the first occurrence of an action has a legal consequence. A final edition was published in 1556. All are scarce today, especially in North America. OCLC locates no copies of our edition. Censimento Nazionale Delle Edizioni Italiane del XVI Secolo (EDIT16) CNCE60230..

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        Sechsisch Weichbild und Lehenrecht; Auffs New an Vielen Orten...

      1555. [Sachsenspiegel]. [Zobel, Christoph (1499-1560), Editor]. Sechsisch Weichbild und Lehenrecht: Auffs New an Vielen Orten in Texten, Glossen, Und Derselben Allegaten Aus den Warhafftigen Glossen, Keiserlicher und Bepstlicher Rechte und also den Heuptquellen mit Vleis Corrigiert und Restituirt. Sampt einem Corrigierten und Vermehrten Repertorio. Darzu Etlichen Urteiln, Zu Teglichen Vorfallenden Sachen, Sehr Richtig und Dienstlich. [Leipzig: Nikolaus Wolrab], 1555. [vi], clxi, cxxi, [128] ff. Three works in one, each with title page and separate foliation. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (12" x 8"). Contemporary half-pigskin with elaborate blind tooling over recent grey paper-covered boards, raised bands and early hand-lettered title to spine, its ends repaired, endpapers renewed, front and rear endleaves next to free endpapers partially detached and edgeworn. Title page printed in red and black, woodcut decorated initials. Some toning to text, light browning in places, some leaves have minor wear, worming and dampstaining to margins. Early annotations and underlining, to endleaves, title pages and some text leaves. A solid copy of a scarce title. * A republication of a 1537 compendium by Christoph Zobel, first published in 1535, containing his copiously edited and annotated translation of the Saechsisches Weichbild, the Sechsisch Lehenrecht, the second half of the Sachsenspiegel and Zobel's Remissorium, an index for the Saechsisches Weichbild and the complete Sachsenspiegel. Compiled around 1230 by Eike von Repgow (or Repkow), a knight and judge, the Sachsenspiegel [Mirror of the Saxons] is a deeply influential collection of territorial and feudal law. It was the basis for several subsequent codes, such as the Gorlitz Lawbook, the Breslau Territorial Law, the Schwabenspiegel, the Dutch Sachsenspiegel and the Berlin Townbook of Brandenburg Law. An authority on civil law well into the nineteenth century, it was a source for the German Civil Code (1896). OCLC locates 1 copy of this edition in a North American law library (UC-Berkeley). Das Verzeichnis der im Deutschen Sprachbereich Erschienenen Drucke des 16. Jahrhunderts (VD16) D737..

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        De arithmetica practica, libri quatuor.

      Paris, Vascosan, 1555.. (21,5 x 15,5 cm). 4 nn., 72 num. Bll. Moderner Halbpergamentband im Stil der Zeit.. Fines einziges Werk über Arithmetik, zuerst in der "Protomathesis" (Paris 1530-32) erschienen. - Fine (1494-1555), seit 1532 Professor für Mathematik in Paris, war zwar unbemittelt, aber weit und breit berühmt. Er wird vielfach als der Neubegründer mathematischer Studien in Frankreich bezeichnet. Bei seinem vorliegenden Werk sind "die drei ersten arithmetischen Bücher dem gemeinen Rechnen gewidmet und unterscheiden sich... nur dadurch von anderen gleichzeitigen Lehrbüchern, dass dem Sexagesimalsystem ein grösserer Spielraum gegeben ist... Das vierte arithmetische Buch geht zu den Proportionen über und gipfelt in der 'regula sex proportionalium quantitatum', also in den zusammengesetzten Proportionen, die bei 6 darin vorkommenden Grössen 18 Versetzungen unterworfen werden können" (Cantor). Mit einigen in Rot und Schwarz gedruckten Tabellen. - Stellenweise leicht gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig, sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - DSB 15, 153; Adams F 463; Smith, Rara 163; Cantor II, 375 Fine's only work on arithmetic. "Divided into four books dealing respectively with integers, common fractions, sexagesimal fractions, and proportion" (Smith). - Minor foxing and browning. Recent half-vellum. Near fine

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        Quaestiones naturales et morales, et de fato, H. Bagolino patre, & Ioanne Baptista filio interpretibus. De anima liber primus, H. Donato interprete. De anima liber secundus ... A. Caninio interprete.

      Venezia, Gryphius, 1555.. Folio, circa 30,6 x 21,3 cm. 4, 60 num. Bll., mit 2 Druckermarken auf dem Titel und letzten Blatt Halb-Pergament um 1900. STC 17. IA 103.359; Schweiger I, 21; nicht bei Adams und Durling. Vier eigenständige, naturwissenschaftliche Werke des peripatetischen Philosophen Alexander von Aphrodisias (2. Jh. nach Christus), der besonders für seine Aristoteles-Kommentare bekannt ist. Sein Werk "De anima" regte später eine grosse Kontroverse an und spaltete die Renaissancephilosophie in Alexandristen und Averoisten. - Eleganter Druck mit figürlichen Initialen. - Gut erhalten, Titel mit kleinen alt augestrichenen Besitzvermerken, einige alte Anmerkungen im Text, wenig gebräunt, sonst schön.

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        Divini Platonis gnomologia... Nicolao Liburnio Veneto collectore.

      Lyon, de Tournes (Tornaesius), 1555.. Kl-8°. 217 (recte 227) SS., 2 (1 w.) Bll., mit Titelbordüre Leder d. Zt. mit blindgeprägten Ornamenten und Fileten auf Rücken und Deckeln sowie dreiseitigem Goldschnitt. Adams P 1455; Cartier 311: "Dans cette courte preface, Jean II annonce qu'il a reuni en un seul livre ces extraits de Platon recueillis par Liburnius et qu'il les a classes par ordre matieres... Enfin les pp. 9-16 contiennent une preface du meme Liburnius Ad humanissimum quenque Lectorem de Socrate & Platone... Jolie edition". - Der venezianische Literat Niccolo Liburnio (1474-1557) gilt als der erste italienische Grammatiker. - Der hübsche Einband professionell restauriert, dabei der Rücken unauffällig erneuert, kaum berieben; Vorsatz und Titel mit altem Besitzvermerk, gleichmäßig etwas gebräunt, wenig fleckig. Schönes Exemplar.

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