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        I Dieci Libri dell'Architettura, tradutti et commentati da Monsignor Barbaro

      eletto Patriarca d'Aquileggia. Venezia, per Francesco Marcolini, 1556, - in-folio (mm 390x260), ff. 151 (con numeraz. da p. 5 a 274 e 9 ff. nn. in fine; con vari errori, la segnatura C è di soli 7 ff., K3 e L6 ripetuti in segnatura, aggiunti num. CXXV- CXXVIII tra I4 e I5, in questo esemplare ripetuto anche B3). Legatura moderna in p. pergamena rigida, titolo manoscritto al dorso. Testo in caratt. tondo, commento in corsivo. Titolo-frontesp. architettonico a p.pag. con figure, grande legno allegorico con effigie del Barbaro al verso della dedica, ripetuto al recto dell'ultimo f. che riporta al v. la grande impresa tipogr. del Marcolini; 131 grandi silografie architettoniche di cui 8 a doppia pagina e 6 con estensioni incollate di mezza pag. Completo di una volvelle mobile al f. Q2 v. e di due parti mobili rotanti su asse asimmetrico per i teatri di Curione ai f. V2 v. e V3 r. Come in tutti gli esemplari, tavole corrette sono state incollate sopra un paio di fogli, eccetto che per B3 per cui è stato inserito il foglio in fascicolazione anzichè essere incollato. Prima edizione, dedicata al Cardinale Ippolito d'Este, della traduzione di Daniello Barbaro del più importante testo di architettura dell'antichità. Stimatissima ed assai più corretta, questa versione soppiantò ben presto quella del Cesariano (Como 1521). Edizione di grande rarità e straordinaria bellezza tipografica ed iconografica, dalla collazione assai complessa. Esemplare assolutamente completo di ogni sua parte ed in buono stato (accuratamente rinfrescato, titolo con restauri nel margine esterno inferiore bianco, fori di tarlo abilmente restaurati alle pp. 69-72 con parziale perdita di testo). Fowler 407. Mortimer, Harvard Italian Cat. 547. Cicognara 713: «Magnifica edizione. è da anteporsi ad ogni altra italiana che conservasi, ma viene giustamente riputata la prima veramente italiana» . Poleni pp.73-82. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cronica di Padova composta per M. Antonio Calza nobile Padovano. Con l'origine di tutte le nobil Famiglie che in quella al presente si ritruovano

      S.D.E. 1556Cm. 15,50; pp. (16). Cartonato marmorizzato ottocentesco. Vignetta xilografica al frontespizio, capolettera inciso. Numerazione antica a penna delle 56 famiglie nobili padovane. Ottimo esemplare. Edizione rarissima. Una sola copia presente alla Biblioteca Civica di Padova. LAURO 461 618 / P

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        Le imagini de gli dei de gli antichi del signor Vincenzo Cartari, reggiano, nelle quali sono descritte la religione de gli antichi, li idoli, riti & ceremonie loro ... et con l'espositione in epilogo di ciascheduna & suo significato.

      First published in 1556, Cartari's work brings together a wealth of information about Classical mythology: idols, rites, ceremonies, and practices. It was first issued with illustrations in 1571, those being by Bolognino Zaltieri, and the many in-text engravings of this edition are derived from his. Although this was not the most rigorous of studies, its engaging style, its being in Italian rather than Latin, and its illustrations have made Cartari's Imagini popular and given it a long and successful run of editions. Provenance: Pressure-stamp of private collector Colossio Solari of Cremona. Brunet labels this "une des plus belle editions de cet ouvrage."

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        Libellus de tumoribus quibusdam phlegmaticis non naturalibus. ex veteribus & recentioribus Chirugis collectus.

      - Zürich, Chr. Froschauer d.Ä. 1556. 4to. 57 (statt 59) S. mit großem Titelholzschnitt. Neuer Halbpergament unter Verwendung alten Materials. Sehr seltene Abhandlung über die Balggeschwülste und andere Geschwülste. "Seine Auseinandersetzung mit den Neoplasmen bietet eine tumoralpathologische Klassifikation" (NDB 22, 216). Am Ende mit zahlreichen Rezepturen zu deren Behandlung. Jacob Rueff (auch Ruf, Ruoff, Ryff) kam zunächst als Steinschneider zu großem Ruhm. 1552 wurde er in Zürich als Stadtwundarzt für das Stein- und Bruchschneiden, "gleichzeitig aber auch in einer zweiten Bestallung, aus Mangel an gelehrten Ärzten, für innere Krankheiten, Geburtshilfe und für den Hebammenunterricht angestellt" (Hirsch/Hüb. IV, 914). Auch hier bewies er eine außergewöhnliche Tüchtigkeit, so dass der große Konrad Gesner ihn als "vir in arte sua peritissimus" pries. - Durling 3976; VD16 R 3564. - Durchgehend wasserrandig, anfangs stark fingerfleckig. Fehlen die S. 11/12 mit zwei ganzseitigen Holzschnitt-Abbildungen, Text vollständig.

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        Cronica generale d'Hispagna, et del regno di Valenza. Nella quale si trattano gli avenimenti, & guerre, che dal diluvio di Noe insino al tempo del re Don Giaime d'Aragona, che acquistò Valenza in Spagna si seguitarono: insieme con l'origine delle città, terre & luoghi piu notabili di quella, & di tutte de nationi, & popoli del mondo: opera veramente molto curiosa, & dilettevole.

      In Vinegia: appresso Gabriel Giolito de' Ferrari Small 8vo (15.5 cm; 6.125"). [38] ff., 533, [3] pp., map.. 1556 A translation of the author's Primera part de la Història de València, the first edition of which appeared in 1538, written in the Valencian dialect of Catalan. Beuter (ca. 1490–1554), of German origin, was born in Valencia, educated at the university there, and had a successful career as a historian, university professor, and preacher. The work at hand was a widely read and respected history of the founding and history of Valencia, and Spain, through the 11th century, with the last chapters having much to say about => El Cid. The translation is the work of Alfonso de Ulloa, who translated a number of important Spanish texts into Italian. Gabriel Giolito, the most prolific printer in Italy during the 16th century, printed about 850 books from the date of founding his press in 1539 to his death in 1578; he exercised great influence on his contemporaries and successors in the form and decoration of books. This work is printed in his italic type, has a woodcut printer's device on title-page and a different one on the verso of final leaf, woodcut head- and tail-pieces, and decorative and historiated woodcut initials. The preliminary matter contains => a double-page woodcut map of Spain. A curious aspect of the text is the claim that Spaniards fleeing the Moorish invasion settled in America in the Yucatan! => What a fable! Provenance: 17th-century private ownership stamp on title of a heart surrounding the letters COP; late 20th- and early 21st-century bookplate of Kenneth Rapoport. Contemporary limp vellum, evidence of lost ties. Tear in rear joint (outside), unidentified monogram stamp on title-page, light dampstaining in lower inner corner of early leaves. A complete copy with the sometimes missing map.

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        Leonis Rogani Caetani Medici, In Galenis libellum de pulsibus ad tyrones commentarius.Eiusdem de urinis libri tres ex Hipocrate et Caleno Collecti

      de Anato,, Neapoli 1556 - Zeitgenössischer Pergamenteinband mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. 166, 69 Bl. Einband fleckig; zahlreiche Blätter im unteren Randbereiche etw. wasserfleckig; Vereinzelte Unterstreichungen im Text; Hinterer Innendeckel etwas beschädigt.

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        Coutume. Sens, 1556]. Coustumes du Bailliage de Sens & ancies ressorts d'iceluy, Redigées, & arestées au mois de Novembre, l'An Mil cinq cents cinquante cinq, par Ordonnance du Roy.

      de l'Imprimerie de Gilles Richeboys, A Sens 1556 - 3 parties en 1 vol. petit in-4 de (12)-95-(1) pp. 174 pp. 70 pp. (1) f., basane taupe, dos orné à nerfs, pièce de titre en maroquin rouge (reliure du XIXe siècle). Rare impression de 1556 de la ville de Sens, la troisième depuis l'introduction de l'imprimerie dans cette ville en 1552. Marque au titre de l'imprimeur Gilles Richeboys qui signe ici son premier ouvrage ; marque typographique (chiffre) au verso du feuillet m.iv. Edition originale de la coutume de Sens refondue par Christophe de Thou. « Les lettres patentes du 17 août 1555 nous apprennent que le procès-verbal des anciennes coutumes de Sens avait été perdu et adiré, de sorte qu'il n'y avait aucun moyen de constater d'une manière authentique les articles de ces coutumes qui avaient été accordés ou discordés par les États lors de leur publication, et de résoudre les autres difficultés que l'interprétation de ces coutumes pouvait faire naître. On avait donc été contraint, comme par le passé, de vérifier les articles de coutumes par turbes de témoins, ce qui avait fait continuer tous les abus et inconvénients auxquels la rédaction des coutumes et leur conversion en lois devaient porter remède. Ces lettres patentes chargeaient en conséquence le président de Thou, le conseiller au parlement Barthélemy Faye et l'avocat du roi Gilles Bourdin, de procéder à une nouvelle rédaction et publication des coutumes de Sens, ce qui eut lieu, en effet, au mois de novembre de cette même année. » (Klimrath et Warnkönig, Travaux sur l'histoire du droit français, 1843). L'ouvrage se compose ainsi des trois parties suivantes : Coustumes du Bailliage de Sens et anciens ressorts d'iceluy, redigées par escript en présence des trois estats dudict Bailliage, par nous Christofle de Thou President, & Christofle de Harlay & Barthelemy Faye Conseillers du Roy en sa Court de Parlement, & Commissaires par luy ordonnés ; Procès-Verbal ; Cayer des articles pretendus estre l'ancienne coustume du Bailliage de Sens imprimés par Galliot du Pré libraire demourant à Paris, l'an (1552) mis au greffe de la Court de Parlement & dudict Bailliage? Très bon exemplaire. Restauration ancienne sur les quatre derniers feuillets ; cerne clair marginal sur les feuillets gii-giv. Brunet, II, 390 ; Gouron-Terrin, 1999 ; Deschamps, 23. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        1556 Book of Courtier Baldassare Castiglione Italian Renaissance Courtesan Dolce

      Vinegia, G. Giolito de' Ferrari, 1556. - 1556 Book of Courtier Baldassare Castiglione Italian Renaissance Courtesan Dolce INCREDIBLY Rare Edition / compare@$2,000+ Baldassare Castiglione (1478 – 1529), count of Casatico, was an Italian courtier, diplomat, soldier and a prominent Renaissance author, who is probably most famous for his authorship of The Book of the Courtier. The Book of the Courtier is a courtesy book. It was written by Baldassare Castiglione over the course of many years, beginning in 1508, and published in 1528 by the Aldine Press in Venice just before his death; an English edition was published in 1561. It addresses the constitution of a perfect courtier, and in its last installment, a perfect lady. Rare edition, revised and corrected by Lodovico Dolce from the authors’ manuscript, of the prototype courtesy book and one of the most enduringly popular and influential works of the Italian Renaissance. We find other examples of this same 1556 edition for sale elsewhere for over $2,000! Main author: Baldassarre Castiglione, conte; Lodovico Dolce Title: Il libro del cortegiano de conte Baldessar Castiglione. Nvovamente con diligenza reuisto per M. Lodovico Dolce, secondo l'esemplare del proprio auttore, e nel margine apostillato: con la tauola. Published: Vinegia, G. Giolito de' Ferrari, 1556. Language: Italian Notes & contents: • Early, very rare edition! FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding Pages: complete with all 204 leaves (408 pages); plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: Vinegia, G. Giolito de' Ferrari, 1556. Size: ~6in X 4in (15cm x 10cm) Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LA HISTORIA GENERALE DELLE INDIE OCCIDENTALI, CON TUTTI LI DISCOPRIMENTI, & COSE NOTABILI, CHE IN ESSE SONNO SUCCESSE, DA CHE FI ACQUISTORNO FINO AHORA

      Rome: Valerio & Luigi Dorici, 1556. Quarto. Later vellum, yapp edges. Vellum dust soiled. Old bookseller's label adhered to front pastedown. Internally clean and bright. Very good. The first Italian edition of one of the most important early chronicles of the Spanish conquest of the New World, and one of the two chief accounts of Cortes' conquest of Mexico, the other being provided by Bernal Diaz. Lopez de Gomara was Cortes' secretary for a number of years, and made use of his unparalleled opportunity to gather information from the primary source relating to the extraordinary exploits surrounding the overthrow of the Aztec empire. The work was first published in Zaragosa in 1552, and quickly went through a number of editions in Spain, Italy, and the Low Countries. Dedicated to Cosmo de Medici, this edition is enhanced by two woodcuts, the first of what appears to represent a buffalo, and the second being an elaborate printer's device on the verso of the last leaf. A rare account of the Mexican conquest. WAGNER SPANISH SOUTHWEST 2N. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 556/22. SABIN 27736. MEDINA (BHA) 159N.

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        Magna Charta, cvm Statvtis quae Antiqua vocantur, iam recens excusa, & summa fide emendata, iuxta vetnsta [sic] exemplaria ad Parliamenti rotulos examinata [etc.]. S.T.C. 9278; Beale S17 and S24a

      The second Tottel printing and the first printing of Magna Charta in the reign of Elizabeth, this printing and its printing by Tottel in 1556 "hav[ing] several items not pr[inted] elsewhere"; with the second part with its separate title. Modern calf, the remains of the original blind-tooled boards with centered lozenges mounted, early notations and ample margins; the Taussig copy. In aedibus Richardi Tottelli [etc.], London, 1560?.

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        Postill. Außlegung der Evangelien, so auff die Sontag, und fürnemste Feste, durchs gantze Jar gepredigt werden . Erklärung der Histori vom Leiden und Sterben unsers Herrn Jesu Christi, nach Beschreibung der Vier Evangelisten. Jetzt von newem widerumb ersehen, corrigiert, und uber vorige Edition gebessert. 4 Teile in 1 Band.

      - Frankfurt, Chr. Egenolffs Erben, (1556). Folio. 8 Bl., 162; 150 num. Bl., 3 Bl. (Register); 162 num. Bl., 3 Bl. (Register); 121 num. Bl. Mit Holzschnitt-Titelbordüre, 3 Titelholzschnitten u. 112 Textholzschnitten. Blindgeprägter Lederband d. Zeit über Holzdeckeln mit 2 Schließen und 8 Messingbeschlägen, Deckelmonogramme "VMRG" und "HK"; fachmännisch restauriert, Schließen und Beschläge im Stil der Zeit erneuert, Vorsätze erneuert. Zweite Ausgabe der erstmals 1554 von Justin Gobler in das Deutsche übersetzten Postille nebst 'Passio' Jesu Christi. - Mit seiner sowohl zur häuslichen Erbauung wie auch für die Vorlesung im Gottesdienst verfassten homiletischen Schrift steht der bedeutende schwäbische Reformator Brenz (1499 - 1570), seit 1554 Probst und erster Prediger an der Stuttgarter Stiftskirche, in der Tradition der Kirchenpostille Luthers von 1527. Als Bibeltheologe hat Brenz gegenüber dem Calvinismus und dem Philippismus der Melanchthonschüler die spezifisch lutherische Orthodoxie mitgeprägt und die "mild-lutherische schwäbische Fassung des Rechtfertigungsglaubens für die zukünftige Entwicklung geformt" (NDB). - Bemerkenswert sind die schönen Illustrationen des Holzschnittbuches, davon 18 von dem Schüler Dürers Hans Sebald Beham (1500 - 1550), dem vielseitigsten der Nürnberger Kleinmeister, der nach 1530 in Frankfurt wirkte: 4 stammen aus Egenolffs 'Behambibel' 1534 (Pauli 273 - 276), 14 Illustrationen aus der Edition des Neuen Testaments 1551 (Pauli 753 - 766). Weitere 27 Holzschnitte fertigte der Meister "IS mit der Schaufel", ein unbekannt gebliebener Künstler aus dem Umkreis Hans Schäufeleins. Diese Illustrationen wurden erstmals 1516 verwendet. - VD 16 B 7823 und 7797; Köhler, Brenz 301-304; Pauli/Röttinger S. 497; vgl. Oldenbourg, Schäufelein S. 131 (Ausg. 1554); Warncke, Ornamentale Groteske, 286. - Titel mit alten verblassten Besitzvermerken und Randschäden (neu aufgezogen, kein Bild- oder Textverlust), einige Ein- und Ausrisse im Rand hinterlegt, 1 Rostlöchlein (minimaler Buchstabenverlust), vereinzelt alte Marginalien, teils schwach wasserrandig und wenig fleckig, 1 Textholzschnitt ankoloriert. Fehlt je 1 weißes Bl. an den Enden der Teile 2-4. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        In sacrosanctum Iesu Christi Domini nostri Evangelium secundum.

      Mar. Nutium, Amberes 1556 - "In sacrosanctum Iesu Christi Domini nostri Evangelium secundum Ioannem piae et eruditae iuxta catholicam doctrinam enarrationes." per fratrem Ioannem Ferum. FERUM, Ioannem (Wild, Johannes) (1495-1554), padre franciscano de la catedral de Mainz, la mayoria de sus obras estuvieron en la lista de libros prohibidos hasta 1900. Antverpiae, apud Mar. Nutium fub Ciconijs, MDLVI. 8+554+16 p. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Antique Woodcut Engravings Lot of Ten Mining Scenes.

      1556 - Ten hand-colored engravings on a single leaf, printed on both sides. From "De re metallica" published in 1557. Sheets measures 13 by 8 inches or 34 by 20 cm. Minor age toning. All about Very Good.

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        Gotischer Altar mit stehendem Christus, darunter Erwachende. Illustration und kalligraphisch geschriebener Text zu dem Kirchenlied „Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme / der Wächter sehr hoch auf der Zinne;." von Philipp Nicolai (1556-1608).

      - Tuschfeder in Schwarz und Rot, Aquarell und Goldbronze, auf cremefarbenem festem Papier, rechts von dem neugotischen Altar monogrammiert „GK" (ligiert). 19,4:27,4 cm. Vermutlich Entwurf für zwei Seiten eines evangelischen Gesangbuches. Seine ersten Kunststudien machte König 16jährig in der Schmidtschen Porzellanfabrik in Coburg. Er ging 1828 nach Heidelberg und hörte Schlossers Vorlesungen. Auf der Rückreise durch Schwaben lernte er G. Schwab (1792-1850) und L. Uhland (1787-1862) kennen und schuf Illustrationen fast ausschließlich für Uhlands Gedichte. 1830 kam er nach München, wo P. Cornelius’ (1783-1867) Fresken in der Glyptothek starken Eindruck auf ihn machten. Für den Fürsten zu Hohenlohe-Waldenburg in Kupferzell (Württ.) war er ein Jahr als Bildnismaler tätig. Auf Ausflügen nach Weinsberg und Stuttgart lernte er die Dichter J. Kerner (1786-1862) und N. Lenau (1802-1850) kennen. In der Folge schuf er zahlreiche Zyklen zu M. Luther und die Reformation und war damit so erfolgreich, dass man ihn den „Lutherkönig" nannte.

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        Fastorum libri duo, quorum alter Hebraeorum, alter Atheniensium Romanorumque veterum Fastos, ordine commodissimo proponit, item Ephemeris historica eodem auctore,

      Basileae (Basel), Johannes Oporinus 1556. mit mehreren figürlichen Holzschnitt-Initialen in verschiedenen Größen, 173 Seiten, 12 Blatt (Index), 403 Seiten, 30 Blatt (Index) 13x19, helles OPgmt der Zeit SCHÖNES FESTES EXEMPLAR IN EINEM AUTHENTISCHEN EINBAND DER ZEIT, lediglich die untere Hälfte des ersten Titels fehlt; BEIGEBUNDEN IST: Reusner, Nicolaus:Icones sive imagines virorum literis illustrium, quorum fide et doctrina religionis et bonarumliterarum studia, nostra patrumque memoria in Germania praesertim, in integrum sunt restituta. Additis eorundem elogiis diversorum auctorum. Ex secunda recognitione 1. Auflage Straßburg, Bernhard Jobin, 1590. mit einem illustrierten Titel, versus mit ganzseitigem Wappen und einem Portrait des Autors sowie weiteren 100 ganzseitigen Portraits namhafter Persönlichkeiten, darunter bedeutende Humanisten und Reformatoren. Die Holzschnitt-Portraits und die nebenstehenden Biographien (in lateinischer Sprache) sind in Holschnittrahmen gesetzt , 8 Blatt, 428 Seiten, 8 Blatt (inkl. Register) Versand D: 5,00 EUR VR 25615, i

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        De naturalium effectuum causis, sive de incantationibus, opus abstrusioris philosophiae plenum. nunc primum vero in lucem fideliter editum. Adiectis brevibus scholiis a Gulielmo Gratarolo.

      Basel, Henricus Petri, 1556. - 8°. Titel, 5 (st. 7) Bll., 349 SS. (8 Blatt in Manuskrpit) Leder d. 18. Jh. VD 16, P 4144; Adams P 1827; Caillet 8819: "Tres rare"; Rosenthal 3016: "Edition rare et fort recherchee". Erste Ausgabe des posthum erschienen Werkes des berüchtigten italienischen Philosophen Pietro Pomponazzi (1462-1525), der erklärte, nach den Schlüssen des Aristoteles müsse die Seele sterblich sein. Seine Schriften wurden von Papst Leo X. verurteilt und in Venedig öffentlich verbrannt. Im vorliegenden Werk untersucht er Wunder, Dämonen, okkulte Phänomene und den Unterschied zwischen Glauben und Wissen bei der Untersuchung übernatürlicher Erscheinungen. - Diesem Exemplar wurden aus Zensurgründen 2 Blätter in der Einleitung und 8 Blätter im Text entnommen - die letzteren sind in schöner, den Druck imitierender Handschrift ergänzt. Es fehlt am Ende das letzte Blatt mit Datum und Druckermarke. Auf dem Titel verso gestochenes Exlibris von dem Philologen und Philosophen Christian Gottlieb Schwarz (1675-1751; vgl. ADB XXXIII, 227). - Gebräunt, etwas fleckig, berieben und bestossen. Die fehlenden Blätter im Preis berücksichtigt, durch die Manuskriptblätter jedoch kurioses Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memoralia ex variis utriusque Iuris Doctoribus collecta.

      Jean Frellon, Lyon 1556 - 8vo, pp. [40], 942, [50]. Neat Roman letter, little Greek; large woodcut initials; original paperflaw affecting one letter on p. 175, tiny rust spots to pp. 269-273; very crisp copy in English contemporary calf, blind-tooled boards, double-panelled, fleuron in central frame and fleur-de-lis ornaments to corners; red morocco label; slightly worn, minor losses on the edges, repair to head and foot of the spine, front joint and spine a bit cracked. Endpapers from a contemporary English-Latin Black Letter dictionary; modern bookplate on front pastedown and of the great Bridgewater Library on title verso; early shelfmarks on title. First French edition of this very detailed legal lexicon, published jointly in Lyon by Antoine Vicent and Jean Frellon. The issue with Frellon’s device on the title is rare. The work appeared first in Pavia (1511) and then in Basle (1545). Scion of a patrician family of Milan, Paolo Michele Cotta (1484-1553), known as Catellano, read law with the humanists Filippo Decio and Andrea Alciato. He climbed the administration ladder in the Duchy of Milan during the troubled times of the Italian wars, when the territory was sought after by the French kingdom and the Habsburg Empire. A couple of encyclopaedic law works came from his pen. At the end of his life, he curated and annotated a new edition of the Milanese statutes. His Memoralia scholarly illustrated the complexity of Latin legal terminology, relying on a vast number of juridical sources, from ancient authors and Justinian’s Digest to his living colleagues. This useful work exerted influence up to the eighteenth century. An encomiastic poem by Andrea Alciato hailed Cotta as ‘alter Papinianus’, comparing him to the famous Roman jurist. ‘The famous Bridgewater Library, probably the oldest large family library in the United Kingdom, was started about 1600 by Sir Thomas Egerton, Baron Ellesmere and Viscount Brackley (1540?-1617), appointed Lord Chancellor by James I. His third wife, the Dowager Countess of Derby, was a noteworthy protector of literature . In 1917 the Bridgewater books, with all the manuscripts and family papers, were sold to the late Mr Henry E. Huntington and are now part of his great library at San Marino, California, with the exception of a certain number of volumes he discarded as duplicates.’ S. De Ricci, English Collector of Books and Manuscripts, pp. 17-18 Not in BM STC It. Argelati, Bibliotheca, II, 3485; IV, 1980-1991. French [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Il libro del cortegiano

      Girolamo Scoto, Venice 1556 - 8vo. ff. 204. A-2B8, 2C4. Woodcut printer’s device on title, first line of title within small woodcut border, large historiated woodcut initials, C18th engraved armorial bookplate on pastedown with ms. shelf mark above, occasional underlinings. Light age yellowing, title page fractionally dusty, occasional marginal spot, small oil-stain at gutter of last few quires. A very good, clean copy in contemporary limp vellum. Rare edition, revised and corrected by Lodovico Dolce from the authors’ manuscript, of the prototype courtesy book and one of the most enduringly popular and influential works of the Italian Renaissance. "The Courtier depicts the ideal aristocrat, and it has remained the perfect definition of a gentleman ever since. It is an epitome of the highest moral and social ideals of the Italian Renaissance, many of them inspired by classical examples. (.) Another section provides similar rules for the conduct of a lady and the book ends with the celebrated pronouncement on platonic love by Bembo." Printing and the Mind of Man. The work was soon translated into most European languages and Cervantes, Corneille, Shakespeare, Spenser, Jonson and Shelley are but a few of those who are clearly in its debt. The book is based on a nostalgic recreation of Castiglione's experience at the court of Duke Guidobaldo da Montefeltro of Urbino at the turn of the sixteenth century. It describes the ideal court and courtier, and relates the philosophical, cultured and lively conversations that occurred at Urbino, presided over by Elizabetta Gonzaga. The conversation, which takes place over a span of four days in the year 1507, addressed the topic, proposed by Federico Fregoso, of what constitutes an ideal Renaissance gentleman and is written in refined and elegant prose, spiced with humour. The speakers, prominent nobles and literati in the court of Urbino, include Giuliano de Medici, Pietro Bembo, Ludovico da Canossa Emilia Pia, Elizabetta Gonzaga amongst many others. Ludovico Dolce, the Venetian humanist, was a prolific author or ‘poligrafo’ who produced several hundred volumes bearing his name, whether as author, editor, translator or critic. He edited 184 texts for the Giolito press alone. "As the most active writer and editor for the most productive Venetian press, Dolce played a decisive role in the dissemination of culture in the cinquecento. (.) Dolce played an important role in promulgating vernacular literature, whether by publishing corrected editions of such classics as Petrarch’s Canzoniere, Castiglione’s Book of the Courtier and Ariosto’s Orlando furioso; by translating Homer, Euripides, Cicero, Virgil, Horace, Ovid, Seneca, and other minor authors; or by publishing original works in the literary genres of widest appeal." Ronnie H. Terpening. He is known today primarily for his Dialogue on Painting which was much influenced by Castiglione’s ideas in the ‘The courtier’. A very good copy of this attractively printed edition, rare in libraries outside Italy. Not in BM STC It. C16th. Adams, Gamba, or Index Aurelensis. Cf. PMM 59 (1st edn.). Italian [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Paris de Puteo des syndicatu: celeberrimi i.v. interpretis ... Paridis de Puteo, Neoplit. In materiam syndicates Imniu[m] officialium tractatus - vna com apostostillis D. Benedicti Vadi, Forosempronien ac eiusdem alphabetico indice.

      Venetijs: Apud Cominum de Tridino, Montisferrati., 1556. 351, [49] Bl. (Blatt 1192, 352 weiß); Kl.-8°, sehr dekorativer Schweinslederband d. Zt. mit Schließen. Brunet 4, 982; BM 545. Erste Ausgabe unter diesem Haupttitel und in dieser Zusammenstellung ( zweiter Titel: \" de belli contra potestatem in syndicatu formatione ..., 1555 und dritter Titel.\" Repertorium Tractatus de syndicatu celeberremi...\" ebd. 1556). Sehr schöner zweispaltiger venezianischer Druck mit drei wiederholten Vignetten auf den drei Titelblättern und zahllosen figürlichen und ornamentalen Initialen. Der reichverzierte, blindgeprägte - wohl deutsche - Einband zeigt auf der Vorderseite eine Kreuzigungs- auf der Rückseite eine Auferstehungsszene mit dreizeiligem Text. Sehr schöner und dekorativer Band. Vorsatz und Titel mit anmerkungen von alter Hand und klinem Ausriss auf dem Titelblatt ohne Textverlust. Versand D: 2,00 EUR

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        Il Capitano Generale. Nuoavamente mandato in luce

      Ziletti, Venice 1556 - TREATISE ON WARFARE IN CONTEMPORARY PAINTED BINDING FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE DUKE OF SAVOY FIRST EDITION. 8vo. pp. (xx), 582, (iv). Italic letter. Woodcut printer’s device on title, historiated woodcut initials, autograph "Carlo Richa 1718" on title page. Light age yellowing, some minor mostly marginal spotting. A very good copy in contemporary limp vellum with the contemporary painted arms of Emanuele Filiberto, Duke of Savoy, upper cover with the arms of Savoy held aloft by putti, crown above and motto gilt on red banner, arms on lower cover with lions rampant below and female figures at sides, all edges richly gilt and gauffered, painting rubbed. In perspex folding case. First edition of Garimberto’s important treatise on the art of warfare with the splendid and most appropriate provenance of Emanuele Filiberto, Duke of Savoy, and a particularly rare example of a painted binding with the Duke’s arms; a few examples are at the Bibliotheque Nationale. It appears that no copies can be found in Turin, or elsewhere in Italy. On the death of his brother Louis (1536), Emanuele Filiberto became successor to the throne of Savoy. In 1553 he inherited an almost empty honour, as the vast majority of his hereditary lands had been occupied and administered by the French since 1536. He started a most distinguished military career in 1543 when he entered the service of his uncle Charles V, with the aim of recovering his Duchy, and took part in the imperial victories in Ingolstadt (1546) and Mühlberg (1547). He later joined his cousin Philip II in Spain participating in the defense of Barcelona from French maritime attack in 1551 and he served with Ferrante Gonzaga in the guerrilla war between the Spanish and French in Piedmont. He was also a suitor to the future Queen Elizabeth I. In 1553 he was appointed lieutenant-general and supreme commander of the Spanish army in Flanders, and in 1556 governor of the Netherlands. In 1557 he won a decisive and brilliant victory against the French troops led by Anne de Montmorency and Gaspard de Coligny. In the subsequent Treaty of Cateau-Cambresis (1559) Emanuele Filiberto was rewarded with the return of his estates. The peace was sealed by his marriage to Margaret, daughter of Francis I. A skilled political strategist, he took advantage of various squabbles in Europe to slowly regain territory from the French and the Spanish, including the city of Turin which he made the capital of his new Kingdom. He is considered one of the chief founders of the state of Savoy. Garimberto’s treatise on warfare and government, based on the work of Machiavelli, was certainly most useful to him. "When he came to compose his book on warfare it was largely to the ‘Discoursi’ and the ‘Arte della guerra’ that he turned for inspiration, method, and subject matter, although he makes effective use of Fourquevaux’s ‘Instructions’ for more up to date information on modern battles. His procedure is to follow a general discussion of a particular issue with ancient examples especially from the Career of Julius Ceasar, and then to add modern and contemporary instances. The plan is not slavishly executed. Individual examples are themselves subjected to further scrutiny, and Garimberto is not unwilling to challenge Machiavelli. He comments on how military virtue has enabled men to rise from humble origins to high position, and he devotes a whole chapter to the preparations necessary to bring off a military coup." Sydney Anglo, David Cressy. ‘Machiavelli, The First Century’. A most prestigious copy. Carlo Richa is most probably the distinguished Piemontese professor and physician who published a major work "Morborum vulgarium historia" on the plague, in Turin in 1721, later translated into English. BM STC C16th It. p. 290. Cockle 520. Not in Adams. Italian [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Iustini ex Trogo Pompeio historia, fidelissima recognitione nunc postremo, collatis ad authorem & graecis & latinis historicis, pristinae veritati restitua.

      Köln, Fabricius, 1556. - circa 16,6 x 11,2 cm. 16 Bll., 348 SS., 2 Bll. Blindgeprägtes Schweinsleder d. Zt., mit grossem, figürlichem Mittelstück VD 16 T 2060; BM, German Books, 871; nicht bei Adams. - Seltene Ausgabe der im 1. Jh. vor Chr. verfassten "Historiae Philippicae", der ersten Universalgeschichte der römischen Literatur von Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus, einem Zeitgenossen des Livius, dessen Werk nur in dem vorliegendem Auszug des Justinus erhalten ist. - Bemerkenswert ist hier der Einband: Die 1557 datierte Platte auf dem Vorderdeckel zeigt die Geburt Christi (Text: Ecce Maria genuit.) sowie auf beiden Deckeln eine 1545 datierte und "VN" monogrammierte Tugendrolle. Haebler (I, 315, II u. 3) glaubt, dass es sich hierbei um den aus Jüterbog stammenden Pfarrer und Buchbinder Valentin Neuendorf handelt. - Wenig gebräunt, Titel mit altem Vermerk, einige Anstreichungen im Text, letzte Blatt mit alten Federproben. Einband etwas berieben, aber sehr dekorativ. - Contemporary blindstamped pigskin with a nice Christmas scene on front cover!.

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        Historicale description de l’Afrique

      Jean Bellere, Antwerp 1556 - BECKFORD'S COPY 8vo., ff (xvi) 412 (xxiv). Italic letter, 15 approximately half-page woodcuts in text, including north African fighting tribesman, one mounted camel, another of a horse, the costumes of their women, marriage ceremonies and a eunuch of the Queen’s guard, woodcut initials and ornaments, Plantin’s ‘vitis vera Christus’ device to verso of last. A very good, clean copy in straight grained crimson morocco c1800, spine, compartments and borders gilt, blue silk endpapers and marker, unsigned, but in the style of Bozerian, a.e.g. Bound for William Beckord, his sale lot 2935. A particularly fine example of the second French edition of this seminal classic of African topography and ethnography. Leo Africanus or more properly al-Hassam bid Mahammad al-Wazzan al Zaygati (or al-Fasi) was an early C16 traveller who recorded in great detail the life of many remote North African kingdoms. He was born in Granada but in the 1490s his family moved to Fez in Morocco where Leo ultimately entered the service of the Sultan who sent him on commercial and diplomatic missions across northern and western Africa. In 1518 he was returning by sea from Istanbul and captured, perhaps by Knights of Malta, who took him to Rome. There, under the patronage of Pope Leo IX he composed the present description of Africa, first published in Italian in 1550. It was a bestseller, put Leo at the centre of Roman intellectual life and remained one of Europe’s principal sources of knowledge of the Arab-African world for the next 400 years. Napoleon is said to have relied on this French version. Leo wrote extensively about the Kingdom of Mali, the cities and kingdoms of Gao and Timbuktoo and the kingdom of Borno. He recorded the valley of the Niger, ascended the Egyptian Nile and extensively described the Sudan. His account of this country is particularly important because the region had just been raised to its political and economic zenith by the conquests of Askia Mohammed (1483-1526) "His accounts clearly show that regional and international trade played a dominant part in the economic life of the entire Maghrib. The rich city of Timbuktu, the large armies of the kings, the wide varieties of goods sold by merchants, or the intellectual and cultural life of the Muslim inhabitants of the Songhai Empire were all described in fascinating detail. Cartographers in Europe redrew the maps of Africa in light of Leo’s documentary", Hakluyt Soc. Edn. D Robert Brown, trans. John Pory. William Thomas Beckford (1760-1844) extraordinarily wealthy novelist, critic, travel writer, bibliophile, is now remembered as the author of Vathek and builder of Fonthill. He acquired intact the library of Edward Gibbon, which formed the basis for his own extensive but choice collection. It was dispersed over 2 years in 1882-84. Not in BM. STC C16 Fr., Brunet iii 981 "Édition peu commune". Not in JFB. Gay 258. French [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Coustumes du Bailliage de Sens ancies ressorts d'iceluy, Redigées, arestées au mois de Novembre, l'An Mil cinq cents cinquante cinq, par Ordonnance du Roy.

      De l'Imprimerie de Gilles Richeboys, Paris 1556 - FIRST EDITION. 4to. 3 parts in 1 vol. pp. (xii) 95 (i) pp. 174 (ii) 70 (ii). Roman and Italic letter. Large woodcut printer’s device on t-p, and verso of last leaf of first part, fine large historiated woodcut initials and headpieces, early acquisition note in blank outer margin of title "Cet present livre est a moy fait a bourbonne le 14 Septembre 1586, Claude Lebon?, Bourbonne", another "A Lennot Le jeune a Fouqueure, pralicier 1717 cl du Roy, et la Mairie du fouqueure 1725" on pastedown. Light age yellowing and water-staining in places, minor marginal spotting in places, tiny single worm hole in first few leaves, occasional marginal thumb mark. A well margined, entirely unsophisticated copy, in contemporary limp vellum, remains of ties. Rare first edition of the reformed "Coutumes" of the ancient town of Sens and its region, edited by Christophe de Thou, Christophe Harlay and Barthelemy Faye by order of the King; the third book printed in Sens and the first by this printer. It is particularly rare ‘The Repertoire bibliographique des livres imprimes en France au Seizieme Siecle" locates two complete copies only, one printed on vellum at the British library and the other at the Bibliotheque Municipal of Sens. (another is now at Berkeley). The work is of great interest for the modernizing and systematizing of the medieval feudal "Coustumes" of Sens. It is divided into three parts; the first the final revision of the "Coutumes" created by the three magistrates. The second is the "Proces Verbal" a detailed, authenticated account of the proceedings in the exercise of the revision of the Coutumes, including a list of all the "Prelats, Abbes, Chapitres, Colleges &Persones Ecclesiastiques, Ducs, Comtes, Barons, Chastelains & Seigneurs Iusticers, Les Officiers du Roy, Advocats, Procureurs, Bourgeois" whom the work would concern, providing a form of census. The third is a printing of the ancient unrevised Coustumes. It is most interesting not only in revealing the changes it makes to the quasi feudal ‘Coustumes’, but for providing a detailed account of why and how those changes were made. Christophe de Thou (1508–1582) was an eminent French advocate, and the First President of the Parliament of Paris in 1554. He served as chancellor to the Duke of Anjou and was an advisor successively to Henry II, Charles IX, and Henry III. His son, Jacques Auguste de Thou was the noted French historian and book collector. An entirely original copy of this rare and attractively printed work. BM STC Fr. C16th p. 399. Répertoire bibliographique des livres imprimes en France au Seizième Siècle. Vol 6 p. 73. Van Praet II 163. Brunet II 163 French [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Warhafftige Beschreibung., edited anno 1557,

      Sleidanus Johannes, 1506-1556 - Sleidanus Johannes, "Warhafftige Beschreibung Geystlicher vnd Weltlicher Historien, vnder dem großmechtigsten Keyser Carolo dem fünfften verloffen/erstlichen von dem hochgelehrten Herren Johansen Sleidan in Latein fleyßig zusammen getragen: demnach zu gutem der Teudtschen nation/durch Doctor Heinrichen Pantaleon verteutschet: nun aber von dem selbigen fleyßig wider besichtiget/corrigiert und verbesseret." Basel, (Brylinger) 1557, 4° (23x17x7 cm.), 8 Bll., 996 SS., 6 Bll. Originaler Ledereinband über Holzdeckel mit Blindprägung (bestossen, beschabt und fleckig, unteres Kapital mit Verlust, Schließen fehlen, Rücken mit Bibl.-Nr. in Ölfarbe). Vierte Ausgabe der Übersetzung Pantaleons. Umfangreiche Chronik der Regierungszeit Karls V., 1517-1555. Eine der wichtigsten Quellen zur Reformationszeit. Einige Anmerkungen von alter Hand, Vordergelenk gebrochen, die ersten Bll etwas gelockert, Titel stärker gebräunt und fleckig. Etwas braun-und stockfleckig. Aus der von Schenk schen Fidei-Komiss-Bibliothek. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Commentatio in decem Platonis libros de republica.

      Basel, Oporinus, 1556. - Folio, circa 32 21 cm. 6 Bll., 416 Spp., 6 Bll., mit Holzschnitt-Druckermarke auf dem Titel, Initialen und einigen schematischen Darstellungen im Text Neuerer Pappband VD16 ZV 12561; Palau 94114. Lateinischer Text (in Ficinos Übersetzung) der Politeia Platons mit Kommentar von dem spanischen Philosophen Sebastián Fox Morcillo (ca. 1526-1560) aus Sevilla. In der Nachfolge von Isaak Abrabanel versucht er die Lehre Platons mit der Aristotelischen zu versöhnen und eine Harmonie beider herzustellen. Der Kommentar enthält zahlreiche Verweise zur politischen Philosophie des Aristoteles. - Erstes und letztes Blatt angestaubt, zu Beginn leichter Wasserrand, sonst meist sauber und nur ewtas gebräunt. Titel verso mit älterem Stempel (ausgeschieden). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sextus Tomus Operum. Continens la polemica, hoc est, decertationes adversus haereses, praecipue Iudaeorum, Manichaeorum, Priscillianistarum, Origenistarum, Arrianorum, & Iouiniani. WITH: Septimus Tomus Operum. Continens reliquam partem ton polemicon, id est, pugnas adversus haereses Donatistarum & Pelagianorum.

      Basel, Hieronymus Frobenius et Nicolaus Episcopius 1556 - 2 volumes in 1 binding, 878, 1438 p. Contemporary, richly blindstamped, Pigskin over wooden boards, ribbed back with title, Folio (main text printed in two columns, with inscription on titlepage from previous owner Justus Vulteius: 'Sum Iusti Vulteij' and the inscription 'Emptus Anno 1562 in autumnalibus nundinis Francofurti' Justus Vulteius (1529-1572), studied in Strassburg, Wittenberg, Basle and Geneva, 1572 professor of Hebrew in Marburg, surnamed 'Der hessische Melanchthon' The famous humanist, Desiderius Erasmus (1469-1536), was the first to prepare an edition of the Complete Works of Augustine. Besides correcting errors in the previous edition, Erasmus added his own observations) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Treasuri of Helth contaynynge many profytable medicines, gathered out of Hipocrates, Galen & Avicen . and translated into Englysh by Humphre Lloyd who hath added therunto the causes & sygnes of every dysease. With the Aphorismes of Hipocrates .

      [London, William Copeland, ca 1556] - 8vo (132 x 90 mm), ff 227 [of 228, without terminal blank], black letter; margins of title slightly worn, a very good copy in blindstamped calf antique. £10,000Second edition in English (first 1550) of 'one of the most popular medical books of the Middle Ages; first written about 1260' (Garrison and Morton). 'Petrus Hispanus, elected Pope in 1276 under the name of John XXI, is the only physician so far to have attained the papacy. His Thesaurus pauperum, a practical compendium of medical remedies, was among the most popular textbooks of its kind up to the sixteenth century; it went through numerous editions after its first printing in 1476 and was translated into Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, English and Hebrew. Because of his great knowledge, Petrus Hispanus was thought by some to have sold his soul to the devil - who, it was believed, called in the debt by engineering Petrus's tragic death under the collapsed ceiling of his palace at Viterbo eight months after he assumed the papacy. However, Dante mentioned Petrus in the twelfth canto of his Paradiso as the only contemporary pope he met in Paradise' (Norman catalogue p 428).Provenance: Haskell Norman, with his bookplateSTC 14652; Durling 2597; Garrison and Morton 1960; Norman 1174 (this copy); Waller 7340; Wellcome 4956

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        Opera Omnia. Tomus Primus: Index Amplissimus Insignium Sententiarum, Genesim, Psalmos, Esaiam. Tomus Secundus: Evangelio Matthaei, Marcus, Lucae. Tomus Tertius: Evangelio Joannum, Acta Apostolorum. Tomus Quartus: Epistolam Pauli, Tomus Quintus: Didactic et Paraenetica, Epistolae Septem, Apologetica, Catologi Finis.

      Parisiis, Apud Carolam Guillard viduam Claudij Cheuallonij, & Gulielmus Desboys, sub Sole aureo, in via diui Jacobi 1556 - 5 volumes in 4 bindings complete, Tomus Primus: (144) 1276, Tomus Secundus/Tomus Tertius: (4) 1174, (4) 846, Tomus Quartus: (2) 1682, Tomus Quintus: (4) 1180 p. Contemporary Vellum, Folio (Unique and fine set of ''All the Works''. Chrysosthomos, c. 347–407, Greek, Archbishop of Constantinople, was an important Early Church Father. He is known for his eloquence in preaching and public speaking, his denunciation of abuse of authority by both ecclesiastical and political leaders, the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, and his ascetic sensibilities. After his death in 407 (or, according to some sources, during his life) he was given the Greek surname chrysostomos, meaning "golden mouthed", in English and Anglicized to Chrysostom. Eastern Orthodox Church and the Catholic Church as a saint and as a Doctor of the Church. Churches of the Western tradition, including the Roman Catholic Church, some Anglican provinces, and parts of the Lutheran Church, commemorate him on 13 September. Some Lutheran and many Anglican provinces commemorate him on the traditional Eastern feast day of 27 January. The Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria also recognizes John Chrysostom as a saint with feast days on 16 Thout and 17 Hathor.)

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        Cronica generale d'Hispagna, et del regno di Valenza Nella qvale si trattano gli avenimenti, & guerre, che dal diluuio di Noe insino al tempo del re Don Giaime d'Aragona, che acquisto Valenza in Spagna si seguitarono . / Composta Dall'eccelente M. Anton Beuther . & nuovamente tradotta in lingua Italiana dal S. Alfonso d'Ulloa.

      Vinegia (Venedig), Ferrari, 1556. - Kl. 8° (16,5 x 11 cm). 36 (statt 38) Bl., mit einer doppelblattgroßen Karte von Spanien, 533 S., 1 Bl., mit Druckermarke, sowie hübschen Initialen und Vignetten im Text. Lederband der Zeit auf 3 Bünden, geprägter Titel auf Vorderdeckel, Rollen- und Plattenstempel, Messingschließen. Einband etwas beschädigt, zum Teil restauriert. Titelblatt fehlt (eine Kopie ist vorne lose eingelegt). Sonst sauber und gut erhaltenes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Epigrammatum...libri quinque

      Rome: Valerio & Luigi Dorcio, 1556. First edition. Hardcover. Contemporary vellum backed decorated paper covered boards. Very good. 860 pages. 16 x 10 cm. [A-HHH8]. An interesting anthology by the talented Italian librarian Sabaeus born Fausto di Saba or Sabao (Brescia, ca 1478-1558), who managed the Vatican library under at least 3 popes. Particularly sought-after for its poems in which many details about the circle of roman poets, to which he belonged are delineated. Illustrated with printer's woodcut device at the end, plus errata. BM, STC Italian 595; BRUNET, V. 4 ("volume rare"); OBERLE, Poetes Neolatins 203; not in ADAMS. Light marginal stain last few leaves, overall clean scattered minor toning, endpapers renewed. Owner inscription front free endpaper noting purchase in "Perugia, Monday April 21, 1890.

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        Commentatio in decem Platonis libros de republica.

      Basel, Oporinus, 1556.. Folio, circa 32 21 cm. 6 Bll., 416 Spp., 6 Bll., mit Holzschnitt-Druckermarke auf dem Titel, Initialen und einigen schematischen Darstellungen im Text Neuerer Pappband. VD16 ZV 12561; Palau 94114. Lateinischer Text (in Ficinos Übersetzung) der Politeia Platons mit Kommentar von dem spanischen Philosophen Sebastian Fox Morcillo (ca. 1526-1560) aus Sevilla. In der Nachfolge von Isaak Abrabanel versucht er die Lehre Platons mit der Aristotelischen zu versöhnen und eine Harmonie beider herzustellen. Der Kommentar enthält zahlreiche Verweise zur politischen Philosophie des Aristoteles. - Erstes und letztes Blatt angestaubt, zu Beginn leichter Wasserrand, sonst meist sauber und nur ewtas gebräunt. Titel verso mit älterem Stempel (ausgeschieden).

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        In Authenticis Commentaria, Necnon Additionibus Benedicti de Vadis

      1556. Handsomely Bound Edition of Bartolus's Commentary on the Authenticus Bartolo of Sassoferrato [1314-1357]. Loseo, Alessandro [1514-1571], Editor. Vadi, Benedetto [16th. c.], Editor. In Authenticis Commentaria, Necnon Additionibus Domi Benedicti de Vadis, & D. Alexandri Losaei. Nec Deest Elementario Ordine Constructus Index, Ita ut Citra Laborem Quasuis Insigniores Decisiones, Vel Mediocriter Eruditus Reperiet. Venice: [Ex Officina Coronae: Haer. Lucantonio I Giunta & Gabriele Giolito De Ferrari & Haer. Ottaviano I Scoto & Federico Torresano], 1556. Main text in parallel columns with side-notes. 66 ff. Folio (15-1/4" x 10-1/2"). Later calf with elaborate gilt tooling to boards and spine, gilt edges. Light rubbing to extremities, two small scuffs to front board, corners bumped and lightly worn, front board somewhat bowed, later armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Title printed within ornate architectural border, woodcut decorated initials, main text printed in rounded Gothic type. Light toning to text, foxing and spark burns to a few leaves, internally clean. A handsome volume. * Later edition. Between 1250 and 1450 the Post-Glossators, a group of legal scholars and teachers in Italy, initiated the recovery of Roman law texts from the corruptions of the medieval Glossators. Their efforts to apply Roman law to the jurisprudence of their day also prepared the way for the natural law school of the seventeenth century and helped to lay the foundations of the modern state. The greatest member of this group was Bartolus, a practicing lawyer and professor at the University of Perugia. His unrivalled reputation derives from his enormous literary output, much of it dealing with the texts later collected as the Corpus Juris Civilis. He produced commentaries on most of these texts. The most notable are the ones dealing with the Digest and Code; all of them went through numerous editions and issues. In Authenticis Commentaria discusses the Authentica, a collection of 134 constitutions of Justinian, later included in the Novels of the Corpus Juris Civilis. It was thought to be a collection intended for promulgation in Byzantine Italy, but this is doubted today. No copies of this imprint listed on OCLC. Censimento Nazionale delle Edizioni Italiane del XVI S

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        CAPITOLI ordini et privilegii. Rinovati & ampliati da l'illustrissimo & eccellentissimo s. il s. duca di Fiorenza n. s. alla sua honorata militia. Con la sua tavola.

      - In Fiorenza, 1556 (in fine: In Fiorenza, appresso Lorenzo Torrentino stampator ducale, 1556), in-4, leg. settecentesca in mezza perg. con punte, pp. 39, [1]. Front. in cornice xilogr. con stemma dei Medici e veduta di Firenze. Solo 5 esemplari censiti in Edit16. Moreni Anneli Torrentino, p. 290, n. XIV. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Homiliarum in Epistolas et Evangelia de Sanctis. Tomus Primus: ab Adventu Domini, usq[ue] ad festum Paschae.

      Köln : Gennep 1556 - 16 Bl., 846 S., 15,5 x 11 cm, Ex libris Berthold Glauerdt, geprägter Ledereinband berieben und leicht beschädigt, Schließen wurden sauber entfernt, Vorblatt mit handschr. Anmerkung von Wilh. Schumacher von 1784, alte Unterstreichungen im Text. Helm aus Halberstdt (gest. ca. 1560) war Franziskanermönch. Sprache: lat Erstausgabe. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Magna Carta et Cetera Antiqua Statuta nunc Nouiter per Diversa...

      1556. Attractive 1556 Marshe Edition of Magna Carta [Magna Carta]. Magna Carta et Cetera Antiqua Statuta Nunc Noviter per Diversa Exemplaria Examinata et Summa Diligentia Castigata et Correcta cui Adiecta est Nova Tabula Valde Necessaria. London: In Aedibus Thome Marsche, 1556. [12], 2-160 ff. Collates complete. [And] Secunda Pars Veterum Statutorum: Anno M.D.L.VI. [Imprinted at London in Fletestrete Nere to S. Dunstones Churche, by Thomes Marshe. Anno. M.D.L.VI. [1556]. [iv], 80 ff. Collates complete. Octavo (5-1/4" x 3-1/4"). Later calf, blind rules to boards, rebacked retaining spine with raised bands, gilt ornaments and lettering pieces. Some rubbing to extremities, minor nicks and scuffs to boards and spine. Light toning to text, faint dampstains to a few leaves, clean tear to a leaf, light soiling to title page. A handsome copy. * One of two editions from 1556, the last pre-Elizabethan printings, Marshe's is the last pre-Tottel edition. One of the earlier printings of Magna Carta, a work first printed around 1508, Marshe's edition is based on the version printed by Thomas Berthelet in 1531. It includes the Charta de Foresta of Henry III, the Statutes of Merton and Marlebridge, the Statutes of Edward I and additional information. Among the most notorious statutes are those of Edward concerning Jews, which condemned them for irreverence and prevented them from practicing usury or acquiring land from Christians through pledges. Other "Antique Statutes" relate to women, wills, forcible entry, "Fraudulent Deedes" and other topics. English Short-Title Catalogue S101067. Beale, A Bibliography of Early English Law Books S15, S23..

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        Discorso Sopra La Castrametatione, et Disciplina Militare de Romani...et tradotto in lingua Toscana per M. Gabriel Symeoni

      Lyons, Lione: Appresso Guglielmo Rovillio. 1556. Hardcover. Good. 1556 edition. Folio, old vellum, pp. (16), 102 (2) 38 (2), woodcuts, many full page, thoughout, collated complete. Good to very good, some wear, soil, stains, to vellum, contents good to very good, old ink annotations to title page, text otherwise clean, but a horizontal waviness to center of most pages, becoming sharping and more like a wrinkle in the latter half of the book, some foxing and brown splotches to some pages, mainly constricted to margins, but contents mainly very good, rare book on military practices of the ancient Romans

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        Mexico

      Venice 1556 - "Mexico" (title in map). Orig. woodcut from G. B. Ramusio's Terzo volume delle Navigationi et viaggi, published in Venice by Stamperia de Giunti, 1556. 27,5:17,5 cm.

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        Ailianou ta heuriskomena hapanta Claudii Aeliani praenestini pontificis et

      Apud Gesneros fratres (Gesner), 1556. Fine. Apud Gesneros fratres (Gesner) 1556, In-folio (20 x31,5cm), (48) 655pp. (57) Sig : AZ6, az6, Aa-Dd6, Ee4, Ff-Hh-Ii6, AA-Cc6, DD4, EE6, relié. - Brand printer Andreas Gesner. Bilingual edition printing with double column, Greek one side, the Latin translation of the other; the two Greek columns form the middle of the book. Conrad Gesner Edition directed by, printed by Andreas Gesner and put on the market of the library by Hans Jakob Gesner. Translations are Greek Theodore Gaza (1400-1475) and Sebastian Guldenbeck (died in 1565) --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Première édition chez cet éditeur. Marque de l'imprimeur Andréas Gesner en page de titre et sur le verso du dernier feuillet ; cette marque étant également présente au verso du feuillet précédant l'index. Edition bilingue avec impression à double colonne, le grec d'un côté, la traduction latine de l'autre ; les deux colonnes en grecs forment le milieu du livre. Edition réalisée par Conrad Gesner, naturaliste suisse célèbre, imprimée par Andréas Gesner et mis dans le commerce de la librairie par Hans Jakob Gesner. Au colophon : Tiguri per Andream Gesnerum f. et Iacobum Gesnerum fratres. Les traductions du grec sont de Theodore Gaza (1400-1475),de Sebastian Guldenbeck (mort en 1565) et Pierre Gilles (1490-1555). Le texte De militaribus est illustré de plusieurs figures in-texte, d'une grande planche à double page (camp militaire). On remarquera également les belles lettrines historiées. Exemplaire aux armes estampés de l'université de Paris, sur le plat supérieur : trois fleurs de lys, sur le plat inférieur deux plumes se croisant. Reliure en pleine basane brune du XVIIe. Dos à nerfs richement orné (ors en partie estompés). Une pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, une seconde en maroquin brun. Mors fendus avec divers manques. Coiffes arasées. Coins émoussés. Page de titre consolidé au verso en marge. Une bande de papier ancienne au milieu sur les premiers feuillets. Feuillet 605 restauré en marge. Edition qui rassemble les oeuvres de Claude Elien, orateur et historien romain écrivant en langue grecque, mort en 235. Il ne nous reste que deux des oeuvres d'Elien, De la nature des animaux (De natura animalium) en 17 livres, et qui est un livre d'histoire naturelle, l'auteur y citant 70 espèces de mammifères, 109 espèces d'oiseaux, une cinquantaine de reptiles et environ 130 poissons (Pierre Gilles et Conrad Gesner en sont les commentateurs). La seconde oeuvre d'Elien s'intitule Histoire variées (Variae historiae), c'est un recueil d'anecdotes sur des sujets fort variés (Commentateur : Justus Vultejus). L'édition donne également un troisième texte d'Elien, De Militaribus, mais Claude Elien n'en est en fait pas l'auteur, il s'agit d'Elien le tacticien, écrivain grec qui vivait un siècle auparavant, mais qui n'a été identifié qu'au XIXe siècle ; son traité de tactique est fort précieux, c'est un exposé sur l'armée macédonienne à l'époque hellénistique. ce traité sera promu à un bel avenir durant la Renaissance, et depuis sa première traduction latine en 1487 par Thedore Gaza, que reprend l'édition de Gesner dans une présentation par Robortello qui date de 1552. Les ouvrages de Claude Elien sont en fait des compilations d'anecdotes curieuses extraites d'auteurs anciens, mais qui ont le mérite de nous renseigner sur nombre d'auteurs rares ayant disparu. Ce type d'ouvrage sera par ailleurs abondamment copié et plagié durant la Renaissance, notamment par Polydore Vergil, Le livre des inventeurs des choses qui rassemble également des connaissances dans tous les domaines dans le style anecdotique.  In fine, l'ouvrage, désireux d'être absolument exhaustif sur l'auteur romain rassemble également une correspondance d'Elien qui nous est parvenue Epistolæ rusticæ, dans une traduction de Guldenbeck.

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        Opuscula, tractatus, & sermones quaedam pietati quam maxime inservientes. Necnon & exercitia vitae & passionis Domini nostri Iesu Christi.

      Venedig, in Vico Sanctae Mariae Formosae ad signum Spei, 1556.. circa 15,2 x 10,5 cm. 4 Bll., 337 (recte 339) num Bll., mit Druckermarke auf dem Titel Pergament d. Zt.. IT\ICCU\PUVE\009541; nicht bei Adams. Seltene, in Italien gedruckte Ausgabe verschiedener Traktate und Predigten des Dominikaners Johannes Tauler (1300 in Straßburg-1361) aus Strassburg, der wie Meister Eckhart und Heinrich Seuse eine Spiritualität vertrat, die häufig mit der Mystik in Verbindung gebracht wird. Der Band enthält eine kurze Biographie, Briefe, das "Convivium M. Eckardi", einen Brief von Seuse, die "Prophetiae de plagis nostri temporis" u.a.. - Etwas gebräunt oder fleckig, teils kleine Wasserränder, Einband berieben udnd angestaubt, vorne mit kleinen Wurmspuren.

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        Les chroniques de Jean Carion philosophe Avec les faictz & gestes du roy f

      à Paris: Par Iean Ruelle, 1556. Fine. Par Iean Ruelle, à Paris 1556, fort in 16 (12x8cm), (32) ff., 374 ff., (2) ff. [-]8 [A-Z]8 [Aa-Zz]8 Aaa8., relié. - The original of the French translation seems to have appeared for the first time in 1549, along with the Latin translation of the German. Rare. Absent the BN of France and English catalogs, one copy to the library of Lunel. Calf full time, back with nerves carrying a title tag paper. boards with cold frame and lilies in the spandrels, iron cold central rectangle. Top cap pulled two boxes and half of another missing. A lily missing. Corners bumped. A gallery to p. 12-32 low margin. Some light foxing on a dozen pages. Handwritten notes on the title page. The book is a universal chronicle from the beginning of the first kingdoms and empires to Charles IX, a large part is occupied by France and England. The first two chapters provide an interesting political reading of history. This translation of J. Le Blond was continued until the reign of Charles IX. Chronicle Carion (1499-1537) was first published in German in 1532 and revised by Melanchthon, it was finally translated into Latin by Funk in 1547. This is the version that was used in the translation of Le Blond. It was very popular in the sixteenth century, especially in Protestant circles. Brunet I, 1579. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] L'originale de la traduction française semble avoir paru pour la première fois en 1549, en même temps que la traduction latine de l'allemand. Rare. Absent à la BN de France et aux catalogues anglais, un exemplaire à la bibliothèque municipale de Lunel. Reliure en plein veau d'époque, dos à nerfs portant une étiquette de titre en papier. Plats avec rectangle d'encadrement à froid et fleurs de lys dans les écoinçons, un fer à froid central. Coiffe supérieure arrachée, deux caissons et la moitié d'un autre manquant. Une fleur de lys manquante. Coins émoussés. Une galerie de vers de la p. 12 à 32 en marge basse. Quelques mouillures claires sur une dizaine de pages. Annotations manuscrites sur la page de titre. L'ouvrage est une chronique universelle, depuis l'origine des premiers royaumes et empires jusqu'à Charles IX, une grande partie est occupée par la France et l'Angleterre. Les deux premiers chapitres constituent une intéressante lecture politique de l'histoire. Cette Traduction de J. Le Blond a été continuée jusqu'au règne de Charles IX. La Chronique de Carion (1499-1537) fut publiée d'abord en allemand en 1532 et revue par Melanchthon, elle fut enfin traduite en latin par Funk en 1547. C'est cette version qui servit à la traduction de Le Blond. Elle fut très populaire au XVIe siècle, surtout dans les milieux protestants. Brunet I, 1579.

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        ORLANDO FURIOSO di M. Lodovico Ariosto, tutto Ricorretto et di Nuove Figure Adornato

      Venetia Vencenzo Valgrifi 1556 - Written in Italian. Vellum binding with laces showing along spine. Corners and edges worn and bumped. Some small holes and burn marks in the vellum. Outside pages stained in blue. Light foxing on endpapers and small holes worn through front board paper where laces have worn through. Note with previous owner's name, written in brown ink on back of first endpaper. Some stains and fingerprints but overall a clean edition. Book appears to have had some professional restoration with new tissue guard between frontis of author and title page. Title page illustration was precisely cut and glued to a new page. Some of the page edges show a professional repair. Ariosto's great cantos inspired by the crusades are considered his crowning achievement. First published in 1516, this edition was published after author's death, who died in 1533. The Orlando blocks were cut for this quarto edition and follow Niccolo Zoppino's idea of providing one illustration to each canto but going far beyond the Zoppino blocks in skill and cutting. These are the first full page illustrations for Ariosto. Valgrisi's artist often varied from Giolito'sin his choice of the principal scene for illustration and relegated the Giolito subjects to his background. Valgrisi's blocks are printed within borders with figures and grotesques. There are two different border designs for the illustrations and two smaller cherub borders for the heading(argomento) to each canto. End of cantos followed by annotations, also dated 1556 and table of principle aspects of the cantos. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        (Orlando) Il furioso, Dim

      1556. relié. DeCollection. In Lione (Lyon), Apresso Bastiano di Bartholomeo Honorati, M.D.LVI. (1556) . In/12 reliure postérieure plein veau, dos lisse à pièce de titre rouge, page de titre gravée, nombreux bois in-texte, lettrines historiées, 511 p., 2 ff., 20 f. 3 ex-libris en pages de garde. Texte en italien. Marges un peu courtes. Ouvrage en bon état ; quelques taches sur 4 feuillets. ?"Quoique corrompu en plusieurs passages, le texte de cette édition a servi aux académiciens de la Crusca?" (Bunet col. 433).

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        La Terra de Hochelaga nellaNova Francia

      Venice. 1556.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 28.8x 39cm, (113/8" x 153/8"), trimmed,bottom edge trimmed touching or including the frame line without textloss, a good clear strike on watermark paper in fine condition. A Planof Huron-Iroquois settlement at present-day Montreal, this is the firstpublished plan of a settlement in North America and the first plan of thesite of Montreal. Kershaw, K.A. 16. First Edition; Ganong, Crucial Mapsp. 303-314; Goss, The Mapping of North America #7. - From Navigationi etViaggi. Probably engraved by Gastaldi, published in Venice. JacquesCartier, the great French explorer, visited the village of Hochelaga(which means beaver dam or beaver lake) on the island of Montreal in1535. The village was near a mountain the explorer named Mount Royal orMonte Real, which is printed near the mid-point on the left side of themap. This is the first appearance of this name on a printed map.Cartier's account was published in the third volume of Ramusio's Dellenavigationi et viaggi in 1556 along with this woodcut illustration basedon the narrative. It illustrates the narrative described by Cartier andthe central area is flanked top and bottom by depictions of walledstockade constructions and the cornfields around the village are alsoshown. Also included are many of the things described by Cartier: themythical large welcome is depicted in the clasping of hands by aFrenchman (presumably Cartier) and a native chief, and the advantage oftwo-story fortifications is demonstrated. The lodges within the fort areexceedingly symmetrical, but with each family unit indicated by a fire,they were probably intended to indicate that they were both single familyand multiple family or extended family dwellings. It is not clear who theHochelagans were, although most likely either Huron or Iroquois. Thevillage was gone by the time Champlain arrived. Today, a stone markerrecalling the former village is placed on land adjacent to McGillUniversity, believed to be in the vicinity of the location of the villagevisited by Cartier in 1535. The site of the marker is designated aNational Historic Site of Canada. In this first edition of the woodblock, the trees have a rounded appearance while the smoke of the fireis transparent and the boards in the wall of the village are clearlyvisible. .

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        Magna Carta et Cetera Antiqua Statuta nunc Nouiter per Diversa

      1556. Attractive 1556 Marshe Edition of Magna Carta [Magna Carta]. Magna Carta et Cetera Antiqua Statuta Nunc Noviter per Diversa Exemplaria Examinata et Summa Diligentia Castigata et Correcta cui Adiecta est Nova Tabula Valde Necessaria. London: In Aedibus Thome Marsche, 1556. [12], 2-160 ff. [And] Secunda Pars Veterum Statutorum: Anno M.D.L.VI. [Imprinted at London in Fletestrete Nere to S. Dunstones Churche, by Thomes Marshe. Anno. M.D.L.VI. [1556]. [iv], 80 ff. Octavo (5-1/4" x 3-1/4"). Later calf, blind rules to boards, rebacked retaining spine with raised bands, gilt ornaments and lettering pieces. Some rubbing to extremities, minor nicks and scuffs to boards and spine. Light toning to text, faint dampstains to a few leaves, clean tear to a leaf, light soiling to title page. A handsome copy. * One of two editions from 1556, the last pre-Elizabethan printings, Marshe's is the last pre-Tottel edition. One of the earlier printings of Magna Carta, a work first printed around 1508, Marshe's edition is based on the version printed by Thomas Berthelet in 1531. It includes the Charta de Foresta of Henry III, the Statutes of Merton and Marlebridge, the Statutes of Edward I and additional information. Among the most notorious statutes are those of Edward concerning Jews, which condemned them for irreverence and prevented them from practicing usury or acquiring land from Christians through pledges. Other "Antique Statutes" relate to women, wills, forcible entry, "Fraudulent Deedes" and other topics. English Short-Title Catalogue S101067. Beale, A Bibliography of Early English Law Books S15, S23.

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        Magna Charta [Carta], Cum Statutis Quae Antiqua, 2 parts in 1, 1556

      1556. The First Tottell Edition of Magna Carta [Magna Carta]. Magna Charta, Cum Statutis Quae Antiqua Vocantur, Iam Recens Excusa, & Summa Fide Emendata, Iuxta Vetusta Exemplaria ad Parliamenti Rotulos Examinata: Quibus Accesserunt Nonnulla Nunc Primum Typis Edita. [London]: Apud Richardum Totelum, 12 Iun. 1556. t.p; [7], 170, [1] ff. [Bound with] Secunda Pars Veterum Statutorum. [Londini: In Aedibus Richardi Tottelli], Anno. do. 1556. [i], 2-72 ff. Octavo (4-/2" x 3-1/4"). Recent calf, raised bands and gilt title to spine. Light toning to text, faint soiling and a few early marks to title page in tiny hand, interior otherwise fresh. An appealing copy. * First Tottell edition, one of two editions from 1556, the last pre-Elizabethen printings. One of the earlier printings of Magna Carta, a work first printed around 1508, Tottel's edition is based on the version printed by Thomas Berthelet in 1531. It includes the Charta de Foresta of Henry III, the Statutes of Merton and Marlebridge, the Statutes of Edward I and additional information. Among the most notorious statutes are those of Edward concerning Jews, which condemned them for irreverence and prevented them from practicing usury or acquiring land from Christians through pledges. Other "Antique Statutes" relate to women, wills, forcible entry, "Fraudulent Deedes" and other topics. English Short-Title Catalogue S101069. Beale, A Bibliography of Early English Law Books S16, S24.

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        1. Organon - organon e he tes philosophias cheir (graece). Basel, Isingrin, 1545. - 2. Ethikon Nikomacheion biblia deka (graece). De moribus ad Nicomachum libri decem.

      Strassburg, Rihel, 1556. - 8°, circa15,3 x 9,8 cm. 3 Bll., 730 SS., mit 2 Druckermarken - 4, 165 num., 14 (1 w.) Bll., mit Druckermarke Halb-Pergament d. 18. Jh. 1. VD 16, A 3517; Hoffmann I, 293: "Continentur graece tantum Porphyrii Introductio, Aristotelis Organum sive Libri Praedicamentorum, de Interpretatione, Analyticorum priorum et posteriorum, Topicorum et Elenchorum". Eleganter Druck. - 2. VD 16, A 3397; BM, Aristotle 37; Hoffmann I, 309. Griechische Ausgabe der Nikomachischen Ethik, von J. Sturm herausgegeben, sehr elegante griechische Type. - Das erste Buch bis Seite 11 im unteren Rand abnehmend fleckig, gering wurmst., Titel mit kl. Ausbesserung am Bug, sonst frisch, nur das letzte Blatt mit der Druckermarke gering stockfleckig. Titel von 2 mit ausgestrichenen Besitzvermerken, vereinzelt im weissen Rand leicht fleckig. Weitegehend sauber und schön. Aus der Bibliothek von Chorinski (Rücken mit kleiner Signatur C 117). - Nice Sammelband with two complete Greek texts in elegant typography. Well preserved, just the first ten leaves with small marginal staining, else mostly clean and fresh, second title with deletes old inscriptions. 18th century half-vellum binding from the famous library von Chorinski.

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