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      - Paris, Jérôme & Denis de Marnes, 1555. 10,5x16,5 cm. 493 pages. Tranches teintées en rouge. Reliure de l'époque en plein parchemin. Titre calligraphié à l'encre brune sur le dos. Nombreuses traces d'usage sur la reliure et petite mouillure dans la marge de l'index, cependant ouvrage solide et intérieur propre.

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        Das sibend, acht und neünt büch, des hochberümbten Mathematici Euclidis Megarensis

      Augsburg: Valentin Ottmar, 1555. Hardcover. Near Fine. (6) ff, CCXXXIIII, (2) ff. Bound in splendid contemporary calf, covers ruled in blind, with floriate gilt border, cherubs gilt on each side, with florettes at corners. Central panel boldly gilt: ARITHMETICA EUCLIDIS MEGARENSIS Teutsch Jac(ob) F(ugger). All edges gilt and gauffered. Head and foot of spine chipped and extremities rubbed, joints starting and one or two small wormholes on front board; inconsequential foxing in margin of title and scattered leaves; former ownership stamp on title. Withal an impressive example of a noble binding for the most important German family of its era, internally clean and fresh, an excellent copy. Exceptionally rare first appearance of any part of Euclid's work in German, edited and translated by one of the first German algebraists, Johann Scheubel (1494-1570). This is his only work addressed to advanced mathematicians rather than students, but appears to be little-known in studies of Scheubel's work, presumably owing to its rarity. An unusually fine copy with a distinguished provenance, bearing the contemporary binding of Jakob Fugger (1542-95) of the famous family of German merchant princes. It is unusual to find 16th century science books in such luxurious bespoke bindings, surely a sign of its owner's fabulous wealth. Scheubel's translation treats only Books VII-IX, containing all of Euclid's work on arithmetic and number theory, deliberately forming a coherent collection in itself. Book 7 deals strictly with number theory: divisibility, prime numbers, and the Euclidean algorithm for finding the greatest common divisor and least common multiple. Here Euclid also establishes the fundamental theorem of arithmetic, that every positive integer can be written as a product of primes in an essentially unique way. Book 8 deals with proportions in number theory and geometric sequences, including discussion of cubic and quadratic roots. Book 9 applies the results of the preceding two books. Here is Euclid's great proof that there are infinitely many prime numbers. He also gives the sum of a geometric series, and the construction of even perfect numbers (i.e. numbers that are equal to the sum of their divisors). Euclid's theorems are often illustrated in Scheubel's work with basic numerical or dot diagrams, and practical demonstrations are often added by Scheubel to illustrate the theorem at work. .......................................................... The present copy belonged to Jakob Fugger (1542-95), whose name is gilt-stamped on the cover, son of the family patriarch Anton (1493-1560), whose commercial interests stretched from the mines of Eastern Europe to trade in the West Indies, Buenos Aires and Mexico. At the time the richest family in Europe, the Fuggers were generous patrons of the arts, notably at Augsburg, their principal residence. While the Fugger systems of patronage and mercantile empire-building have become the subject of much modern study, the practical aspects of their day-to-day financial success is usually neglected (see Häberlein's The Fuggers of Augsburg 2012). The first Fugger balance sheet had been drawn up only in the 1520s, and by 1560 there were deep concerns about the future of the company following Anton's death (Häberlein, p. 94). Scheubel's explicit focus on improving accounting methods may well have reflected the concerns of his patrons - a topic for further research. More recently, the present copy was owned by Constantin Caratheodory (1873-1950), a distinguished mathematician who made significant contributions to the theory of functions, the calculus of variations and measure theory. He held a number of academic posts, eventually succeeding Felix Klein at Göttingen. Very rare: no copies in the major collections of Macclesfield, Honeyman, Horblit, or De Vitry (of nearly 200 editions of Euclid). OCLC: Brown, Columbia, British Library, National Library of Wales.

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        De Humani Corporis Fabrica

      Basel: Johannes Oporinus, 1555. Hardcover. Near Fine. Folio [41 x 26.5 cm]. (6) ff., 824 pp., (24) ff., including fine woodcut title, portrait of Vesalius on a6, printer's device on final leaf, 9 large, 183 median, and 22 small woodcut initials and approx. 220 anatomical woodcuts in the text including 17 full-page woodcuts and 5 large diagrams of the nervous and circulatory systems; with the folding extensions as described by Cushing at X1 (p. 505) and bb6-7 (pp. 553-54). Bound in contemporary blindstamped German pigskin, signed ASM and dated 1576, with roll call of German Reformation figures (Melanchthon, etc) alongside mythological figures. Lacking two clasps. Numerous technical annotations in a later (17th C?) hand to margins of first few hundred pages as well as at the rear. Slight repair to inner corner of title page, 2 tears on folding extensions carefully repaired without loss. Some slight staining to pp 678-82. In general very crisp and clean with only very occasional scattered minor spotting and browning; withall a lovely and very genuine copy. An appealing copy of the second folio edition of Vesalius' masterpiece, with (according to Garrison), "definite improvements" made by Vesalius himself. From every point of view, this edition is distinguished, including its typography, quality of illustration, and textual content. Choulant-Frank wrote of this edition: "The impression of the woodcuts is often clearer, and more beautiful than in the previous edition; some of the figures have been somewhat improved upon in the cutting and in the lettering. The presswork is more splendid; the fancy initials throughout are larger and more beautiful and also adorned with drawings different from those of the first edition. This second edition therefore has, especially for practical purposes, advantages over the first on account of additions in the text and in the illustrations and particularly on account of its more splendid makeup" (p. 182). Chronologically this is the third edition, the second being a handy 16mo. pocket edition published in Lyon in 1552. "The work of Andreas Vesalius of Brussels constitutes one of the greatest treasures of Western civilization and culture. His masterpiece, the Humani Corporis Fabrica ... established with startling suddenness the beginning of modern observational science and research. [The] author has come to be ranked with Hippocrates, Galen, Harvey and Lister among the great physicians and discoverers in the history of medicine. However, his book is not only one of the most remarkable known to science, it is one of the most noble and magnificent in the history of printing. In it, illustration, text and typography blend to achieve an unsurpassed work of creative art; the embodiment of the new spirit of the Renaissance directed towards the future with new meaning." * Durling 4579; Cushing, Bio-Bibliography, V1.A.-3; Garrison-Morton 377; See Dibner, Heralds, 122; Horblit 98; PMM, 91; on the first edition (1543), see PMM 72: "No other work of the 16th century equals it, though many share its spirit of anatomical inquiry. It was translated, reissued, copied and plagiarized over and over again and its illustrations were used or copied in other medical works until the end of the 18th century."

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        Symbolicarum quaestionum de universo genere quas serio ludebat libri quinque. -

      Bologna, Nova Academia Bocchiana, 1555.In-4 picc. Legatura del '700 in pelle, filetti dorati sui piatti, dorso con filetti dorati e tassello, merletto dorato interno; cerniere abilmente restaurate. Una silografia a p. pag., un ritratto a p. pag. del Bocchi, e 151 grandi emblemi n.t. inc. in rame da Giulio Bonasone su disegni di Prospero Fontana, Parmigianino, Michelangelo, Giulio Romano e Raffaello, in prove fresche e nitide. (60), 347, (1) pp.; qualche lieve arrossatura marginale, ma buon esemplare della seconda tiratura della prima edizione a cui sono stati aggiunti due fogli preliminari con la dedica a Paolo IV e il privilegio del re di Francia. Prima edizione di uno dei primi libri italiani di emblemi e, nel suo genere, uno dei più belli del Rinascimento. E? probabilmente anche il primo libro impresso nella tipografia privata del Bocchi nel palazzo che l?autore si era fatto costruire dal Vignola, tipografia apprezzata per la cura della stampa. Qui si trovava anche l?Accademia Bocchiana o Ermetana, i cui membri svolsero un ruolo notevole nella vita culturale bolognese e quasi sicuramente contribuirono alla realizzazione dell?opera. Questa si compone di 151 epigrammi, illustrati da altrettanti emblemi, nei quali si nota l?influenza dell?Alciato; l'autore tuttavia aggiunse esperienze emblematiche presenti nella cultura bolognese. Notevole è la presenza di motivi erotici alessandrini e petrarcheschi, di avvenimenti sorprendenti, aneddoti di autori classici, della simbologia orientale e mistici. DBI XI, pp.67-70. Mortimer, Italian, 76. Praz pp. 39 e 276. Landwehr, Romanic, 162. First edition, second issue (with an extra 2 leaves, i.e. dedication to the Pope and privilege of the King of France, printed on thick paper), of one of the most famous emblem books of the Renaissance. With a large woodcut, an engr. portrait of Bocchi, and 151 almost full-page engr. emblems, in neat and fresh impressions. Some pale marginal foxing but generally a good copy bound in English 18th century calf , gilt fillets on covers and spine, inner gilt dentelles, joints neatly repaired; with bookplate of Baron Northwick (see Christie?s, Northwick Park sale, June 1965, sold to Quaritch).

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        Urbis Romae Descriptio

      Acquaforte e bulino, 1555. Magnifica prova, ricca di toni, stampata su tre fogli uniti, con inusuali margini oltre l?impronta del rame, restauro perfettamente eseguito all?angolo inferiore destro, per il resto in eccellente stato di conservazione.Rarissima veduta a volo d?uccello della città, presa dal Gianicolo. L?opera edita dalla tipografia di Antonio Lafrery e Antonio Salamanca è incisa dal fiammingo Jacob Bos. ?È certo una delle più belle e rare piante uscite dall?officina del Lafrery e venne sporadicamente inserita anche nelle prime edizioni dello Speculum. Esiste una edizione sempre del 1555, ma pubblicata da Antonio Salamanca, in quel periodo socio del Lafrery. La città è rappresentata a volo d?uccello da un punto di vista sollevato sulla perpendicolare del Gianicolo quel tanto da rendere leggibile prospetticamente il tracciato delle strade. Il risultato è una veduta che, senza rinunciare all?aspetto tecnico e descrittivo, compone un?immagine pittorica di indubbio effetto decorativo. Il tessuto viario e gli edifici principali sono chiaramente riconoscibili e per la prima volta fanno da protagoniste le costruzioni della Roma contemporanea sui ruderi della Città antica, pure raffigurati in modo fedele. La rappresentazione della campagna dentro e fuori le mura rivela una chiara derivazione della pianta del territorio di Roma di Eufrosino della Volpaia. Questo modello di rappresentazione della città avrà enorme successo ed influenzerà un cospicuo filone della vedutistica romana per oltre due secoli? (cfr. Le Piante di Roma delle collezioni private). Magnifico esemplare di questa pianta di incredibile rarità. Magnificent and rare bird?s eye-view of the city, taken from mount Gianicolo. The work has been published by the typography of Antonio Lafrery and Antonio Salamanca and it was carved by Jacob Bos. ?This is for sure one of the most beautiful and rare maps printed in the workshop of Lafrery and it was selom includede in his Speculum. There is an edition published in 1555 by Antonio Salamanca, who was then working in partnership with Lafrery. The city is depicted as a bird?s eye-view, it is perpendicular from Mount Gianicolo so that it is possibile to decipher the street plan. As a result, this view is undoubtably decorative, without forgetting the technical and descriptive aspect. The street plan and the buildings can be clearly identified and for the first time they share the limelight with the ancient remains. The countryside inside and outside the city walls reveals some similarities with Eufrosino della Volpaia?s map of the territory. This kind of representation will prove to be very successful and will strongly influence the Roman school of veduta along more than two centuries? (cfr. Le Piante di Roma delle collezioni private). Copper engraving, printed on three sheets joined togerther, with uncommon wide margins, perfectly executed repair on lower right corner, otherwise in excellent condition. Magnificent example of a very rare map. Roma Rome Frutaz pp. 171/2, CXII; Roma Veduta p. 142/3, 8; Huelsen 17; Le Piante di Roma delle collezioni private pp. 142/3, 39; Cartografia Rara p. 118, 110; Tooley, Italian Atlases, 486. Dimensioni 890x550.

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        Omnia quotquot extant D. Ambrosii episcopi Mediolanensis opera, primum per Des. Erasmum Roterodamum, mox per Sig. Gelenium, deinde per alios eruditos uiros diligenter castigata: nunc uero postremum per Ioannem Costerium, ... Index geminus sub finem operis adiectus est foecondissimus

      Froben 1555 Cinque parti legate in tre volumi di cm. 33, pp. 2200 ca. complessive. Marchi di Froben ai frontespizi ed ai colophon e bei capolettera istoriati. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena molle con titoli manoscritti ai dorsi. Esemplare genuino e con poche tracce d'uso, marginoso e ben conservato. Ex libris incisi. Si tratta della terza edizione di questa celebre edizione curata da Erasmo da Rotterdam. Il nostro esemplare risulta censurato nelle parti in cui appare il nome di Erasmo. In occasione del suo nome era stato anticamente applicata della carta, come ad esempio al frontespizio del primo volume. Nalla maggior parte dei casi la stessa carta è stata rimossa ed il testo risulta leggibile. Sono state però rimosse quattro carte di dedica tra le preliminari del primo volume.

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        De arithmetica practica libri quatuor: Ab ipso authore vigilanter recogniti, multisque accessionibus recèns locupletati.

      Lutetiae Parisiorum, apud Michaelem Vascosanum,, 1555. 1555 In-4°; cc. 1b, (4), 72, 1b. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena (dorso restaurato). Le ultime quattro carte uniformemmente brunite ma perfettamente leggibili, lieve gora d'umido all'angolo inferiore dx a tutte le carte. Oronce Finé fu insigne matematico, nato a Briançon nel 1494, morto a Parigi nel 1555, dove, fin dal 1552 ebbe la cattedra al Collegio Reale. Fu noto come valente meccanico e costruttore di orologi. Grande impegno pose nel diffondere l'interesse per gli studi matematici, anche con la diffusione di opere straniere, all'epoca del tutto trascurati in Francia. I suoi studi sulla quadratura del cerchie e la duplicazione del cubo non ebbero esito felice. Cfr.: Smith, 163; Adams, F 463; Honeyman, part. IV -1314.

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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).

      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. [2 Warenabbildungen bei]

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        In Omnes Terentii Fabulas Compendiosa Commentaria

      Franc ad Viadrum Eichorn, 1555. Leather Bound. Very Good. France: Franc[ofurtum] ad Viadrum Eichorn, 1555. [16] Bl., 976 S. 12mo. Latin. Thick boards fully bound in contemporary tan calf-skin leather with numerous intricate embossed illustrations and borders. 3 raised bands. 4 compartments. Engraved metal clasps affixed to front and back boards. Two replaced modern leather bands at right side for closure. Tight binding and solid boards. Moderate shelf wear. Bumping to corners. Rubbing to boards. Scuffing to board edges. Scuffing and signs of cracking to spine. Upper portion of spine has been re-affixed. Spine ends bumped. Cover has been treated with protective, weather-resistant lacquer. Page edges darkened. Several owners inscriptions can be found inside front board. Notation and areas of dark smudging on title page. Notation and underlining throughout in both black and red ink. Latin inscription in both red and black ink, dated 1948 can be found at rear of volume. Pages, for the most part are clean with minor discoloration and no foxing. Small ink stains throughout. No page tears and all are present.<br><br>Jodocus Willich,(1501 through 12, November 1552), was a German physician and humanist. He was a professor of rhetoric and classics, and a specialist in the Greek tradition. Along with a series of republications of great works from the Greek world, Willich is known for a post-humously published work on the culinary arts. This volume contains the complete works (6 plays) of the famed Greek/Roman poet, Terence, or Publius Terentius Afer. Originally from the north African desert, his comedies were performed for the first time around 170â&#128;&#147;160 BC, and he died young, probably in Greece or on his way back to Rome. Terentius Lucanus, a Roman senator, brought Terence to Rome as a slave, educated him and later on, impressed by his abilities, freed him. This is a beautiful, well-preserved and restored compilation of his works in excellent condition. Please feel free to view our photographs of this unique volume. Ships daily.

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        Historia de gentibus septentrionalibus

      earumque diversis statibus, conditionibus, moribus, ritibus, superstitionibus, disciplinis, exercitiis, regimine, victu, bellis, structuris, instrumentis, ac mineris metallicis, & rebus mirabilibus, necnon uniuersis pene animalibus in Septentrione degentibus, eorumque natura. Opus ut marium, plurimarum que rerum cognitione refertum, atque cum exemplis externis, tum expressis rerum internarum picturis illustratum, ita delectatione iucunditate´que plenum, maxima lectoris animum voluptate facile perfundens ... Cum indice locupletissimo. Romae 1555. With a full page map of Scandinavia and 481 woodcuts. [84] + 815 pp. 4to. Nice rebacked full blind panelled leather, contemporary boards nicely restored.. First edition of this history of Scandinavia by the Archbishop of Lund Olaus Magnus (1490-1558), long regarded as the chief authority on Swedish matters, Scandinavian traditions and folklore. Containing the famous Carta Marina in diminished size, first issued Rome 1537. Graesse IV, 339, Brunet III, 1302, Adams M140, Mortimer, Harvard-Italian 270, Sabin 43830.This great work also includes Greenland

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        Extricatio Labyrinthi de Eo, Quod Interest [Bound With Another Work]

      1555. Du Moulin, Charles [1500-1566]. Extricatio Labyrinthi de Eo, Quod Interest: Cum Nova & Analytica Explicatione, & Conciliatione Legum Omnium Materiae, Multis Iam Saeculis Densissimis Errorum, & Perplexitatum Tenebris Implicatissimae, Praecipue l. Unicae. C. De Senten. Quae Pro eo Quod Interest. Lyons: Apud Antonium Vincentium, 1555. [xxiv], 302, [10] pp. [Bound with] Du Moulin, Charles. Tractatus Duo Analytici. Prior, De Donationibus Factis, Vel Confirmatis in Contractu Matrimonii. Posterior, de Inofficiosis Testamentis, Donationibus, & Dotibus. Lyons: Apud Antonium Vincentium, 1556. 159, [1] pp. Octavo (6-1/2" x 4"). Contemporary limp vellum with lapped edges and thong ties, early hand-lettered title to front cover. Light soiling and edgewear, minor horizontal crack to spine, a bit of bookplate residue to front free endpaper, interior notably fresh. A remarkably well-preserved volume containing two scarce titles. * Second edition. Du Moulin was a distinguished French humanist lawyer. First published in 1546, Extricatio Labyrinthi is a detailed commentary on the Roman law governing loans and interest. The other book is a commentary on marriage contracts, gifts and testaments. Extricatio: Baudrier, Bibliographie Lyonnaise V:231; Tractatus: Adams, Catalogue of Books Printed on the Continent of Europe, 1501-1600 D-1078.

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        Die Weissagung Deutsch, mit Schönen Figuren zugericht

      Frankfurt, H. Gülfferich 1555.. Mit Titelvign. und 45 (2 ganzseit.) tls. wdh. Textholzschnitten. 68 Bll. HLdr. um 1900.

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        S. THOMAE AQUINATE IN QUATUOR LIBROS ARISTOTELIS DE COELO, & MUNDO COMMENTARIA. Quae, cum morte praeventus perficere non potuerit, absolvit Petrus de Alvernia: Cum duplici textus tralatione, Antiqua uidelicet, & Io. Argyropoli nova, diligenter recognitis, quae omnia nuper sunt maxima diligentia castigata...

      In-4 p. (mm. 304x205), mz. pergam. con ang. settecentesca, 6 cc.nn., 79 cc. num., marca tipografica al frontesp. e al fine, ornato da grandi iniziali figur. a vignetta, con alc. figg. nel t., tutto inc. su legno. S. Tommaso riusci' a commentare solo i primi 3 libri di Aristotele; il quarto fu continuato da Pietro di Alvernia. Cfr. Graesse,VII,141 che cita un'ediz. del 1495 - Adams,I,1459 per un'ediz. di Scoto, 1575. Frontesp. arross. e ben restaur. per manc. (sono state trascritte tre lettere del titolo); ultima carta con antico restauro al verso che copre alc. parole del t.; qualche alone, ma certamente un buon esemplare.

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        [Chirurgia] De Chirvrgia Scriptores Optimi Qvique Veteres Et Recentiores, Pleriqve In Germania Antehac Non Editi, Nvnc Primvm In Vsvm Conivncti Volumen; Singuli Qvi Hoc Volvmine Continentur Authores cum suis scriptis, sequente mox pagina enumerantur

      Zürich, Geßner 1555. 32 cm. (10, das letzte weiß), 406 (irrig 408), (22, das letzte weiß) Blatt mit 2 Druckermarken, zahlreichen figürlichen Initialen und 130 teils ganzseitigen Textholzschnitten. Lederband des 17. Jh. mit 2 vergoldeten Supralibros, Rückenvergoldung und 2 Rückenschildern - VD16 G 1707 - Ley 39 (Koll. ungenau) - Garrison / M. 5562 - Wellisch A 36.1 - Erste Ausgabe der von Conrad Gesner besorgten Sammlung. Neben Gesners eigenem Beitrag "De medicinae chirurgicae praestantia et antiquitate", der eine der frühesten Geschichten und Bio-Bibliographie der Medizin ist, enthält das Sammelwerk diese medizinischen Schriften: Tagault, Jean: De chrirugica institutione; Houllier, Jacqucs: De materia chirurgica; Santo, Mariano: Compendium chirurgiae, De capitis laesionibus, De calculo renum & vesicae, ejusque causis, signis & curatione, De lapide vesicae per incisionem extrahendo, De modo examinandi medicos chirurgicos; Bolognini, Angelo: De cura ulcerum exteriorum libri II., Liber de unguentis; Biondo, Michelangelo: De partibus ictu sectis citissime sanandis, & medicamento aquae nuper invento, De origine morbi Callici, deque ligni Indicie ancipiti proprietate; Maggi, Bartolomeo: De vulnerum sclopetorum & bombardarum curatione; Ferri, Alfonso: De sclopetorum sive archibusorum vluneribus libri III., Corollarium de sclopeti ac similium tormentorum pulvere, De caruncula sive callo, quae cervici vesicae innascuntur; Lange, Johannes: Themata chirurgica XI.; Galenus: De fasciis liber, Vido Vidio Flurentino interprete; Oribasius: De laqueis liber ex Heracle, eodem interprete. Ejusdem ex Heliodoro De machinamentis liber, eodem interprete; Dondi dall&#39; Orologio, Jacopo: Enumeratio remediorum simpficium & compositorum ad affectus fere omnes, Examen leprosorum authoris innominati; Gesnerus, Conradus: Observationes de medicinae chirurgicae praestantia & antiquitate. Mit dem in manchen Exemplaren fehlenden Index (Choulant 418). "The list of surgical writers and their works which Gesner appended to this book is one of the earliest bibliographies on surgery" (Garrison-M). Die Holzschnitte mit Darstellung chirurgischer Instrumente, Operations-Verbänden, Heilung von Verrenkungen etc. Die beiden Holzschnitte auf S. 55 von Jos Murer (Hollstein 29 Nr. 5 a-b) zeigen einen Mann der von verschiedenen Waffen verwundet ist und zwei Ärzte die einen verwundeten behandeln, im Hintergrund eine Kriegsszene. Blatt 227 - 228 in der Zählung übersprungen, bis Blatt 13 schwach fleckig und alte Marginalien, 2 zeitgenössische Besitzeinträge, Rücken und Ecken restauriert, Einband geringfügig fleckig, Register am weissen Rand leicht wasserrandig, sonst fleckenfreies Exemplar in guter Erhaltung. - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -

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        Les observations de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables, trouvees en Grece, Asie, Iudée, Egypte, Arabie, & autres pays estranges, redigées en trois liures. Reueuz de nouveau & augmentez de figures. Le catalogue contenant le plus notables choses, est en la page fuyuante

      Anvers (Antwerpen), Christofle Plantin, 1555. Small 8vo. [lxxvi], 375 numbered leaves [= 749 pp.], one printed leaf with the privilege, one larger, folded map. Later vellum. Spine with black printed title.* The first Antwerp edition of this influential work on the history, geography, and natural history of the Near and Middle East by the French naturalist and explorer Pierre Belon du Mans (born 1517 - murdered in Paris, 1564). Belon travelled through these regions between 1546 and 1550 and made numerous observations on the plants and their use, on animals (including a great deal on herpetology), people (with their various costumes), and towns. The work includes the folded "map" with a view on Mont Sinai, and in the text a map/view of Alexandria. His reports are generally correct and not rooted in fantasy and hearsay as is often the case with his contemporaries, the sole exception being the illustration of a small dragon-like creature. Other woodcuts show trees, birds, mammals, snakes, a crocodile, a giraffe, a lobster, etc. The partially dyed fore and bottom edges suggest that this book may once have been bound in an oblong form. Some light, mostly marginal spotting but generally quite clean. The binding is quite modern in contemporary style. Rare in such a state. Brunet, 4533 [p. 762, with illustration of the Plantin mark]; Nissen ZBI, 304.

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        Das sibend, acht vnd neünt Buch, des hochberühmbten Mathematici Euclidis Megarensis

      Augsburg: Valentine Ottmar, 10 April 1555. Very rare first appearance of any part of Euclid&#146;s work in German, and one of the earliest vernacular editions (preceded only by Italian translations). This is a fine copy with a distinguished provenance.<br/><br/>Although this work contains only three of Euclid&#146;s &#145;books&#146; 7-9, it contains essentially all of his results relating to arithmetic and number theory, and forms a coherent collection. The six earlier books, first published in German translation in 1562, treat the geometry of lines and circles, while the later books deal mainly with three-dimensional geometry. Book 7 deals strictly with elementary number theory: divisibility, prime numbers, and the Euclidean algorithm for finding the greatest common divisor and least common multiple. Here Euclid also establishes the fundamental theorem of arithmetic, that (in modern terms) every positive integer can be written as a product of primes in an essentially unique way. Book 8 deals with proportions in number theory and geometric sequences. Book 9 applies the results of the preceding two books. Here is Euclid&#146;s great proof that there are infinitely many prime numbers. He also gives the sum of a geometric series, and the construction of even perfect numbers (i.e. numbers that are equal to the sum of their divisors).<br/><br/>The editor of the present work, Johann Scheubel (1494-1570), was professor of mathematics at the University of Tübingen. Scheubel had earlier produced a Latin edition of Books I-VI (Basel, 1550); an arithmetic text, <i>De numeris et diversis rationibus seu regulis computationum opusculum</i> (Leipzig, 1545), in which he found binomial coefficients by means of a Pascal triangle a century before Pascal made that device famous; and an algebra text, <i>Algebrae compendiosa facilisque descriptio</i> (Paris, 1552).<br/><br/> Provenance: 1. Jakob Fugger (1542-98), member of the famous German family of merchant princes. Then the richest family in Europe, the Fuggers were generous patrons of the arts and learning and philanthropists, notably at Augsburg, their principal residence. Their fortune was largely built on a virtual monopoly in the mining and trading of silver, copper, and mercury. 2. Constantin Caratheodory (1873-1950) was a distinguished mathematician who made significant contributions to the theory of functions, the calculus of variations and measure theory. He held a number of academic posts, eventually succeeding Felix Klein at Göttingen. <br/><br/>Very rare: No copies in the major collections of Macclesfield, Honeyman, Horblit, or De Vitry. The last collection included just under 200 editions of Euclid. We can locate no auction records from the past 50 years. OCLC: Brown, Columbia, British Library, National Library of Wales. <br/><br/>Thomas-Stanford, C. Early editions of Euclid&#146;s Elements, XVI (p. 54); Steck, M. Bib. Euclideana, III.54 (p. 65); Grässe, II, p. 513; Riccardi, P. Bib. Euclidea, p. 19, no. 1555. Not in Schweiger, STC German, or Adams.& 4to: 203 x 145 mm. Pp. [12, last two blank], CCXXXIIII, [6, last two blank], woodcut diagrams in text. Contemporary German calf gilt, title of work and super ex-libris of Jakob Fugger; &#145;iac f&#146; lettered in gilt on upper cover, edges gilt and gauffered, some light browning, lacking two pairs of ties, spine damaged at head and foot, corners slightly worn, remains of blue and yellow silk ties. Bookplate of Constantin Caratheodory on front paste-down. A fine and unsophisticated copy.

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        Urbinatis Anglicæ Historiæ Libri Vigintiseptem. Ab ipso autore postremum iam recogniti, adque amussim, salua tamen historiæ veritate, expoliti...

      Basileæ [Basle]: Apud Mich. Isingrinium [Michael Isingrin] 1555.. Folio in 6s, (ii), 691, (37 Index, 2) pp. Printer's device to title and verso of final leaf, some worming and mostly light marginal damp staining at the beginning and the end, woodcut borders to two early leaves with some subtle old hand colouring, one with a small hole burnt through, bookplate of George Becher Blomfield, Canon of Chester. 19th century half calf, rather worn, spine with some cracking, marbled paper sides, a few small holes to joints. Born in Italy, Vergil came to England in 1501 or 1502 and except for a short period of imprisonment in 1515 enjoyed the patronage of the King with a series of clerical appointments. It was Henry VIII himself who asked Vergil to compose this history, and his researches led him to be in regular contact with many of the scholars of the day. Although his imprisonment had made him an enemy of Wolsey and subsequently skewed the opinions of generations of historians concerning the Cardinal, the work as a whole was massive influential. "Vergil's historical method was far in advance of anything that England had then known. Unlike preceding chroniclers, he wrote a history on modern lines, attempted to weigh authorities, and told a connected story. As an authority he is invaluable for the reign of Henry VII, with whose aims and character he thoroughly sympathised, and he realised fully the changes which marked the passing away of the middle ages... The substance of his history became... common property" (DNB). Adams V448. First published 1534 with another edition in 1546, this edition extended the period covered up to 1538.

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        LA DIVINA COMEDIA DI DANTE. Di nuovo alla sua vera lettione ridotta con lo aiuto di molti antichissimi esemplari. Con argomenti et allegorie per ciascun Canto & apostille nel margine. Et indice copiosissimo di tutti i vocaboli più importanti usati dal Poeta.

      In-24 gr. (mm. 129x70), p. marocchino rosso fine Ottocento, dorso a cordoni con tit. oro, sottili cornici dorate ai risg., tagli dorati, 18 cc.nn., 398 pp.num., 1 c.nn., marca tipograf. al frontespizio, ornato da molte iniziali istoriate, testatine e finalini inc. su legno, con il ritratto di Dante e 12 figure, pure xilografate, nel t.; carattere corsivo. Dedicato da Lodovico Dolce a Coriolano Martirano. Cfr. Bongi,I, 475-476: ?Il titolo del poema, era stato fin qui assai variamente posto nei codici e nelle edizioni.. In questa del 1555 per la prima volta si disse "divina" l'opera sua e "Divina Commedia" fu poi il titolo accettato da tutto il mondo.. Per questa singolarità, per la eleganza e per le non disprezzabili cure che il Dolce vi pose attorno, malgrado il difetto della scorrezione, l'edizione presente occupa un luogo onorato nella bibliografia dantesca. Questa è l'unica edizione del Dante che fecero i Gioliti" - Gamba,389: "Raro. Nel frontesp. porta l'anno 1555, ma in fine si legge 1554.. Elegantissima edizioncella" - De Batines,I, p. 90-91: "Rara nitida edizione" - Brunet,II,504: "Edition bien imprimée et faite avec soin" - Mambelli,39. Esemplare ben conservato.

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        Isokratoys logoi apantes, kai epistolai... Isocratis Orationes partim doctorvm virorum opera, partim meliorum exemplarium collatione, nunc demum multo quam anea emendatiores excusae...

      Basilae, per Michaelem Isingrinium, 1555. Title page + (44) + 2 blank + 583 + 1 blank p. Full calf. 17,5 X 11,5 cm. Owner´s signature (Börje Knös).. Text in classical Greek

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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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        Die Weissagung Deutsch, mit Schönen Figuren zugericht.

      Mit Titelvign. und 45 (2 ganzseit.) tls. wdh. Textholzschnitten. 68 Bll. HLdr. um 1900. Bibliographisch von mir nicht nachweisbare Ausgabe, vermutlich Titelauflage der bei Gülfferich 1550 und 1551 erschienenen Drucke (VD 16 L 1604 und 1605; Zinner 2019; Rosenthal 1124: "Schöne Holzschnitte."). - Lichtenberger (auch: Liechtenberger) war Hofastrologe Kaiser Friedrichs III. und nutzte die Konjunktion von Saturn und Jupiter im Skorpion 1484 und die Sonnenfinsternis von 1485 zu seinen bekannten Prophezeiungen, die er erstmals 1488 veröffentlichte. - Titel stärker fleckig und aufgezogen, leicht gebräunt und etw. fleckig.

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

      10 n.n. Bl. (das letzte weiss), 408 (recte 406) Bl., 2 n.n. Bl. Druckermarke, 19 n.n. Bl. Register, 1 w. 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. [2 Warenabbildungen bei]

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        Historia de Gentibus septentrionalibus, earumqve diversis statibus, conditionibus, moribus, ritibus, superstitionibus, disciplinis, excercitiis, regimine, victu, belleis, structuris, instrumentis, ac mineris metallicis, & rebus mirabilibus, necnon uniuersis penè animalibus in Septentrione degentibus, eorum cum natura. Cum Indice locupletissimo.

      Romae, (Colophon: Apud Ioannem Mariam de Viottis Parmensem, in aedibus Birgitttae), 1555. Folio. Bound to style in later (around 1950) full vellum with 4 raised bands to spine. Endpapers renewed. Old owners name on foot of titlepage. 42 unnumb. leaves + 815 pp. (p. 815 is the full page woodengraved printers device, verso blank). With 472 fine woodcuts in the text, the greatest part measuring 59x93 mm, a few half-page and some 1/3-page, among these the full-page map over Scandinavia (the smaller sized "Carte Marina"). Only few scattered brownspots, probably lightly washed by the rebinding. From ab. p. 500 the upper margins have some faint dampspots, which on ab. 25 leaves has left some small loss of paper, and on a few places the loss of a letter in the caption title, but everywhere professionally repaired with paperpulp where needed.. First edition of Magnus' great work "Historia de gentibus septentrionalibus", which is the first larger geographical-ethnographical description of Scandinavi and constituting one of the most important sources on the Northern peoples customs and daily life in the 16th century.In reality, this famous work is a large commentary and notes to Olaus Magnus' own map, the famous "Carta Marina", which he published in Venice in 1539, of which only two copies are known. The Carta Marina ("Map of the Sea" or "Sea Map"), is the earliest map of the Nordic countries that gives details and place names. Only two earlier maps of Scandinavia are known, those of Jacob Ziegler and Claudius Clavus. The "Carta Marina" is reproduced here in smaller size.The woodcut illustrations and views are of the greatest importance to the cultural history of the Nordic countries, as they illustrate the religions, folklore, occupations, as well as the geographies, fauna etc. of the Scandinavian people. They have since been reproduced a number of times. The artist is not known, but they are probably carved after sketches by Olaus Magnus himself. Swedish Books 1280-1967, No. 18. - Collijn "Sveriges Bibliografi intill År 1600", II: p. 221 ff. - For "Carta Marina" see Ginsberg "The History of the Nordic Map": 33

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