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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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        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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        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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        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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        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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        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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        Historiae rerum Venetarum ab urbe condita, libri XXXIII.

      Basel, Nicolaus Episcopius d. J. 1556.. 510 S., 1 weißes Bl., S. 511-1067, 41 Bl. Mit Druckermarke auf dem Titel und am Ende sowie zahlreichen Initialen. 8° (17 x 12,5 cm). Blindgeprägtes Schweinsleder der Zeit.. Eleganter Basler Druck. - Die umfassende Geschichte Venedigs aus der Feder des Humanisten Marcantonio Sabellico (ca. 1436-1506) in einem Band, erstmals 1487 in Venedig erschienen. - Teils im oberen Bund leicht wasserrandig, sonst sauber. Der schöne zeitgenössische Prägeband kaum fleckig, unterstes Rückenfeld blau getüncht. - Exemplar aus dem Augsburger Augustiner-Chorherrenstift Heilig Kreuz mit entsprechendem Besitzvermerk auf dem Titel: "Monasterij S. Crucis Augustae". Titel und letztes Blatt mit Stempel der Augsburger Stadtbibliothek (Dublettenvermerk). *VD 16 S 40. Adams S 16. Cicogna 567. Graesse VI/1, 202.

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        Medici Physici Praestantissimi. Curationum medicinalium centuriae quatuor, quarum duae priores ab auctore sunt recognite, due posteriores nunc primum edite, uaria omnes . quibus praemissa est commentatio de introitu . Accessit his index rerum memorabilium copiosissimus

      Froben, Basilae 1556 - Folio. [16], 406, [26]pp. 1/3 calf over paper covered boards. Striking publisher's device on title-page. Decorative initials. First edition of this remarkable work by one of the most famous physician of the 16th century, compiling the author's first four "curationum medicinalium centuriae," or his first 400 remedies, to cure various medical problems. Some age wear on binding with upper spine chipped and worn. 6" closed tear on upper front and back joint, with remnants of paper tape alongside. Edges of binding and corners heavily rubbed. Some rubbing on front and back covers. Ex-library copy with library stamp on title-page. Contemporary handwritten ex-libris at bottom of title-page. Fore-edge of first 10 pages partly chipped (not affecting text). Moderate to heavy water staining on lower and outer margin of pages. Sporadic contemporary marginalia (in Latin). The last 4 leaves of index are missing. Text in Latin. Binding and interior in overall fair condition. About the author: "João Rodrigues de Castelo Branco, better known as Amato Lusitano and Amatus Lusitanus (1511-1568), was a notable Portuguese Jewish physician of the 16th century. Like Herophilus, Galen, Ibn al-Nafis, Michael Servetus, Realdo Colombo and William Harvey, he is credited as making a discovery in the circulation of the blood. He is said to have discovered the function of the valves in the circulation of the blood." (From Wikipedia). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fasti Consulares Ac Triumphi Acti a Romulo Rege Usque Ad Ti Caesarem & Bound with Fastos Magistatum et Triumphorum Romanorum

      Venetiis, 1556. Book measures 12 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. Two works bound in one volumes.First work, Caroli Sigonii Fasti consvlares ac triumphi acti à Romvlo Rege vsqve ad Ti. Caesarem : Eivsdem In fastos et trivmphos, idest in vniversam Romanam historiam commentarivs : Eiusdem de nominibus Romanorum liber.Venetiis : Ex Officina stellae Giordanis Zileti. M. D. LVI. [1556] Collation, 16 leaves, 169, [i.e. 165 leaves],[1 leaf],Signatures: aa-dd4; a-z4, A-S4, T². Second work Fastos magistratvvm et trivmphorvm Romanorvm ab Vrbe condita ad Avgvsti obitvm ex antiqvis tam nvmismatvm qvam marmorvm monvmentis restitvtos S.P.Q.R. Hvbertvs Goltzivs dedicavit. Printed in the year 1556. Collation, [12] leaves, 288 p., [22] leaves, 234 engraved pages, engraved on both sides of page, signatues, a-z4, aa,ss4,t2. Recently rebound in fine antiquarin style full calf, raised bands, panelled boards, blind dentelles to board edges, leather title label. Binding in fine condition.Internally, very occasional minor worm hole, with loss of a couple of letters, some very light tanning, mainly to second work, early name inscription on margins of title. Pages in good clean condition throughout. A very nice copy, of two rare works, in a very attractive binding. . Half Calf. Very Good. Small Folio.

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        Historiale description de l'Afrique [...]. Tome premier. Tome second de l'Afrique [...] iusques aux Indes, tant Orientales, que Occidentales, parties de Perse, Arabie Heureuse, Pierreuse, & Deserte.

      Lyon, Jean Temporal, 1556.. 2 volumes. Small 2o (33 x 22 cm). With all illustrations coloured by a contemporary hand, including 2 title-pages in the same woodcut border a woodcut map of Africa (repeated in volume 2), including Arabia, a nearly full-page map of Middle and East Africa, also including Arabia and 36 woodcut illustrations text. 19th-century calf, gold-tooled spine.. Well-produced and illustrated first edition of the French translation of a well-known book from the first half of the 16th century, describing the geography of Islamic Africa and Arabia, with the illustrations coloured by a contemporary hand. It was originally written in Arabic around 1526 by the Moroccan geographer and traveller al-Hasan ibn Muhammad al-Wazzan al-Fasi (ca. 1494-ca. 1554), known in the West as Johannes Leo Africanus, translated by the author and first published in Italian in 1550. The Arabian Peninsula is depicted nearly completely on the double-page woodcut map, and immediately treated in the first chapter. It contains information on its peoples, cities, geography, religion, customs, costumes, etc. The three related illustrations include two showing an Arabian camel (1 with rider) and one with two veiled women. Some occasional minor foxing and browning and the last leaf of the second volume reinforced and with a large tear restored. Very good copy. - Adams L482. Gay 258. USTC 1136. Sabin 40044.

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        Iamblichus, De mysteriis Aegyptiorum, nunc primum ad verbum de Graeco expressus. Nicolao Scutellio Ordinis Eremitarum Sancti Augustini Doctore Theologo interprete. Adiecti de vita & secta Pythagorae flosculi, ab eodem Scutellio ex ipso Iamblicho collecti.

      Roma (Romae), Apud Antonium Bladum Pontifis Maximi excusorem, (2nd title: Romae, Vicentius Luchrinus excudebat, 1556), 1556. - 4to. 2 volumes in 1: (XX),148; (VI),68,(4 index),(2 blank) p. Limp vellum 21 cm (Ref: Edit16 CNCE 52030; Hoffmann 2,389; Ebert 10709: Brunet 3,394; Caillet 5490: 'édition la plus estimée donnant de précieux documents sur l'hermétisme et le magisme qui florissaient chez les grands peuples de l'antiquité') (Details: 2 titles; woodcut floral ornament central on the first title; woodcut initials; woodcut printer's mark on the second title, depicting a coiling snake, keeping together the branch of a palmtree and an olivetree, beneath the snake 2 little snakes are creeping out of the soil, above this scene flies a pigeon which holds a jewelled ring in its claws; motto: 'fortes fortuna adiuvat'. Of the first titlepage there are at least 3 variants. Edit 16 knows only 2. Our copy (1) has only a floral ornament on it, and the impressum 'Apud Antonium Bladum Pontifis Maximi excusorem'. The Bibliothèque National has a copy (2) which has besides the floral ornament, on both sides of it the coat of arms of the Vatican, and also a longer impressum, to which has been added 'Sumptibus D. Vincentij Luchrini. Cum privilegio Summi Pontifici Adcenium'. It seems that most copies (3) have the ornament, the coat of arms, and a now corrected addition 'Sumptibus D. Vincentij Luchrini. Cum privilegio Summi Pontifici Ad decennium') (Condition: Vellum age-toned and somewhat warped; cover worn at the extremes; small damages to the back skilfully repaired; foot of the spine chafed; both ties gone; paper slightly yellowing; some innocent foxing) (Note: The first and greatest part of this book (148 p.) commonly called 'De mysteriis Aegyptiorum' is a curious guide to the superstions of the late antique world. It is attributed by the best manuscript to the Greek neoplatonist philosopher Iamblichus, ca. 240 - 325 AD. He was a pupil of the Greek philosopher Plotinus, whose teachings he however corrupted 'by introducing theosophical fantasies from alien sources; and his tendency is to substitute magic for mysticism, 'theourgia' for the Plotinian 'theôria'. (OCD 2nd ed. p. 538) Iamblichus' greatest merit is his contribution to the further development of the Plotinian system. He also wrote a work of 10 books on Pythagorism, of which 4 books have survived. His most original work goes with 3 different titles; it is commonly called 'De mysteriis Aegyptiorum', or 'Theourgia'. Its original title seems to have been longer, 'The reply of Master Abamon to the Letter of Porphyrius to Anebo, and the Solutions to the Questions it contains'. Porphyrius and Iamblichus, his pupil, disagreed over the practice of theurgia, and 'De Mysteriis' consists mainly of Iamblichus' vicious and hostile response to the criticism of his teacher in his letter to Anebo Porphyrius learned that man can only come to God by contemplation and philosophy. Iamblichus turned to popular pagan religion, ritual and magic. 'Written under the guise of the Egyptian prophet 'Abamon' as a reply to Porphyry's 'letter to Anebo' the original title places the work firmly within the philosophical genre of 'Problems and Solutions'; cast in an epistolary form, it is essentially a series of replies to a set of problems (aporiai) proposed by Porphyry about the nature of the gods and the proper modes of worshipping them'. (C. Addey, 'The prophet Abamon and the dialogues of Hermes: Iamblichus’ De Mysteriis, Porphyry’s letter to Anebo and the Hermetica' (2011). Iamblichus taught that Greek philosophers like Pythagoras and Plato, first learnt their wisdom from the Egyptians. His theurgia, which took the place of the platonic methaphysics an cosmology, sought its inspiration in Greek and Roman religion. Lustrations, rituals, initiations and magic rites, with their invocations of the gods by their secret names, and their magical manipulations of plants and stones, became important. The 'De Mysteriis Aegyptiorum' was only partly known before this complete translation of 1556. (The editio princeps of the Greek text even dates f [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Magna Carta Etcetera antiqua statuta nunc nouiter per diuersa exemplaria examinata et summa diligentia correcta cui adiecta noua Tabula valde necessaria First prove & then reprove [with] Secunda pars vetervm statvtorvm Beale S15 & 23; S T C 9277

      Londini: In aedibus Thome Marshe, 1556. Early calf, rebacked, the original elaborately gilt spine laid down, one leaf with tear, else especially clean and crisp; the Taussig copy The last pre-Tottel printing, and one of two editions printed in 1556, the last pre-Elizabethan printings and the last to contain the old statutes ('vetera statuta') only, through the reign of Edward II in the early 1300's; the variant issue

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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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        Selecta Aliquot in Aphorismos redacta. Quorum sections tres sunt.

      Lugduni, apud Joan. Tornaesium, 1556. - in-12. 56pp. Plein veau brun, plats ornés de filets à froid (reliure moderne dans le style de l'époque). Rares rousseurs. Bon exemplaire. Première édition de ce recueil d'aphorismes sur la pratique de la médecine par le Dauphinois, Jérôme de Monteux. Jolie édition avec une belle bordure gravée autour du titre et des lettrines. Annotations manuscrites anciennes.

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        De Morbis Libri XIII. (De morbi generibus, de morbi differentiis, de causis morborum, de symptomatis sive demorborum effectibus, de temporibus sive partibus morborum, de signis medicis, de officiis medici).

      Florentiae (Florence), Laurentius Torrentinus, 1556,. gr. in-4°, XX + 358 p. + 26 p. (index), titre encadre d'une grande gravure sur bois heraldique, texte orne de nombreuses initiales figuratives et florales, reliure recente en velin a recouvrement, dans le style de l'epoque, tranches brunes, exemplaire frais.. Second edition, enlarged by the author, with title in a large heraldic woodcut border, numerous fine initials. Complete copy in a new vellum binding (old style). Fresh copy.Seconda edizione, aumentata dall'autore, con molte lettere iniziali incise e un bel titolo, in una rilegatura in pergamena recente nello stile dell'epoca. La prima edizione fu pubblicata a Firenze nel 1550. Argenterius insegno et pratico medicina e filosofia a Lione, Anversa, Pisa, Napoli, Roma e Torino.Seconde edition, augmentee par l'auteur. La premiere edition parut a Florence en 1550 sous le titre "Varie Opera de Re Medica...".Argenterius enseigna et exerca la medecine et la philosophie a Lyon, Anvers, Pise, Naples, Rome, Mondovi, et Turin."...Le Broussais du 16e siecle; bouillant reformateur comme ce dernier, et qui passa toute sa vie a combattre Galien, le principe de la pluralite des esprits et de la chaleur, la doctrine des quatre humeurs cardinales, la pretendue alimentation du corps par la semence. Esprit eleve, servi par une haute philosophie, qui le porta a tout demander a l'analyse et a reconnaitre que la medecine, ne meritant pas le nom de science parfaite, a cause de l'impossibilite de demontrer rigoureusement les objets dont elle s'occupe, la methode analytique etait de beaucoup preferable a la methode synthetique..." (DESM).Durling 264; Hirsch I/192; DESM VI/91-92.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Il Nuovo ed Eterno Testamento de Giesu Christo.

      - Lyons: J. de Tournes and G. Gazeius, 1556. 2 parts in one volume, thick 16mo, 500; [383]pp. Title within floriated woodcut border, profusion of text woodcuts. Contemporary limp vellum, title with small repair and small modern mounted blank label, scattered dampstaining. Remnants of ownerÕs sticker on front cover. Last sold at Swann Galleries in 1987 ($600), this attractive little Bible bears the spurious signatures of Queen Victoria and William Shakespeare. Clearly a prize for any collector of famous British forgeries.

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        I Dieci Libri Dell'Architettura

      1556. VITRUVIUS, Marcus. I Dieci Libri Dell'Architettura. Translated with additional commentary by Daniele Barbaro. 274 (i.e., 284), [18] pp. (erratic pagination throughout). Illustrated with woodcut architectural title-page, full-page woodcut of two men among ruins, 132 woodcuts within the Ten Books of which eight are double-page plates, six have pasted on extensions, and one in-text with a volvelle, numerous cuts repeated, followed by a full-page plate of an Ionic column followed by two plates of theater designs repeated from earlier in the book, this time with added volvelles to show improvements, and finally a repeat of the first full-page woodcut with the cartouche filled in with the registration. Large woodcut initials with city views and historiated initials in two sizes. Folio, 420 x 280 mm, bound in eighteenth-century Italian carta rustica, title in early ink on spine. Venice: Francesco Marcolini, 1556. |~||~||~||~||~| First Edition of this translation and commentary by the Venetian humanist Daniele Barbaro, with illustrations by Andrea Palladio, called: "the most significant Italian edition of the treatise" (Millard, p. 499). Barbaro dedicated the publication to Ippolito d'Este, cardinal of Ferrara and then owner of the outstanding buildings and gardens at Tivoli. This edition of Vitruvius is assigned unreserved veneration due to Barbaro's contributions, Francesco Marcolini's edits, and the iconographic legacy of Palladio visible throughout the volume. Barbaro states on leaf C6v that the designs for the more important illustrations are the work of his friend Andrea Palladio. The execution of the woodcuts has been attributed to Giuseppe Porta Salviati (1520-1575), an artist in Titian's circle, especially those with heavy shading, while others were possibly executed by Giovanni Antonio Rusconi (1520-1579). In addition to the impressive, extensive woodcut illustrations of architectural facades, floor plans, elevations, sections, ornamental detail, and building materials, there are astronomical tables, moving vovelles including the extravagant blocks at the end of the work demonstrating how theaters can be used to form an amphitheater, plus printed music executed in the single impression method. The famous frontispiece woodcut (repeated at the end as the register leaf) is an allegorical representation of Barbaro surrounded by instruments of architecture. The background is filled with arches and vaults representing classical architecture, while Barbaro's figure is shown studying an armillary sphere of the heavens, meant to convey his interest in astronomy and ergo his belief that architecture and astronomy are co-dependents. Barbaro's erudite commentary on the Vitruvian text is enlarged with an important discussion on proportion, see Wittkower, Architectural Principles in the Age of Humanism p. 65 ff. for a full account. Barbaro and Palladio were close friends and even travelled together to Rome in 1554 to study and make drawings of Roman antiquities in preparation for this edition. "Palladio had studied Vitruvius closely from the time of his association with Trissino and, so far from being a mere illustrator, was able to provide Barbaro with insights he could not have obtained elsewhere. The splendid plates with which the book is illustrated are the first clear, published statement of Palladio's distinctive interpretation of the essential character of ancient architecture" (Howard Burns, Andrea Palladio, Arts Council exhibition catalogue, 1975, No. 178). Daniele Barbaro (1513-1570), born into a Venetian patrician family, was a cultured humanist, friend to Torquato Tasso and Pietro Aretino, patron of Andrea Palladio, and student of Pietro Bembo. The Barbaro family commissioned Palladio to design the Villa Barbaro in the Veneto, one of the jewels of Italian architecture and now designated as a World Heritage Site. Palladio also designed Barbaro's private home Villa Maser near Asolo (Palladio's plan for this villa is included in his Quattro libri dell'architecttura of 1570). Barbaro assisted in the construction of the famous medicinal botanic garden at the University of Padua, cited as the earliest such garden in Europe and probably the first such in the world. A patron of painters, his portrait was painted by Paolo Veronese and twice by Titian. His reputation endures mainly due to his writings in the fields of architecture, aesthetics, perspective, science, literature, and philology. Condition: some spotting and soiling from use, a few tears to blanks margins repaired, tear at upper corner of pp. 55 & 57 with no loss of text. Slight wear to edges of cartonnage binding. Early and extensive eighteenth-century marginalia throughout. PROVENANCE: "Gianella Eng." inscribed on front fly-leaf and with his extensive annotations in Italian throughout the volume. Mortimer, Italian 547. Millard, Italian 160. Brunet V, 1330. Cicognara 713 ("Magnifica edizione ... Questa versione non solo, al parere anche del Poleni, è da anteporsi ad ogni altra italiana che conservasi, ma viene giustamente riputata per la prima veramente italiana"). Fowler 407. Riccardi II, 614. Vagnetti, Vitruvio 31. Berlin Katalog 1814. Casali-Servolini, Annali della Tipografia del Marcolini 109. Schlosser Magnino ("celebre traduzione ... oscurò tutte le precedenti"), p. 252. See also: Wittkower, Architectural principles, pp. 58-62.

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        Planeten Büchlin. Wie mann eines jeden Menschen Art Natur unnd Complexion nach dem er unter einem Planeten und Zeichen geboren ist erkennen soll Anfenglich seines Lebens biss ans ende

      Frankfurt: [not before 1556]. Small 4to (183 x 128 mm). Collation: A-G4. [28] leaves. Gothic type. Title printed in red and black, large title woodcut of the wheel of fortune, thirty-two woodcut text illustrations consisting of 12 cuts of the astrological signs, 7 cuts of the planets, one zodiac man cut, and 12 small allegorical cuts of the months; large woodcut Fraktur initial N and tailpiece ornament. Dampstaining and softening, title soiled, tears to lower gutters in first few leaves, fol. E1 with closed tear entering text, a few other marginal tears, fol. G2 with repairs to upper blank fore-corner. Contemporary German laced-case dark red dyed parchment binding with envelope flap (somewhat stiffened, a couple of abraded areas, upper endleaf torn away, stub remaining after first gathering). Provenance: inscription in Swedish dated 1597 on inner back cover, below it an old trace of a removed bookplate or inscription; Christian Hammer (1818-1905), ?"Bibliothek Hammer?" bookplate pasted inside fore-edge flap (obscuring most of an early inscription), Catalogue de la Bibliothèque Hammer à Stockholm: Division étrangère (Stockholm, 1886-88, 9 vols.), vol. 7, no. 38811 (binding described as ?"couvercle de parch.?").*** sixteenth-century popular printing: an illustrated astrological handbook in its original red-dyed parchment flap binding. Peter Creutzer, the author of a treatise on a comet and a few other astrological pamphlets, is identified here and on the titles of all his works as a student of Johann Lichtenberger, onetime Court astrologer of Emperor Friedrich II and author of several best-selling prophecies and astrological works. Like the writings of his mentor, Creutzer?'s Planet-Book proved immensely popular, and remained a staple of German chapbook literature well into the eighteenth century. In the preface the author reminds his readers that ?"Die Sterne neigen allein, aber nötigen nicht,?" i.e., rather than firm prophecies, astrologers?' predictions simply point in the direction of what is likely based on the innate, planet-governed tendencies of each individual. Similarly familiar to modern readers of astrology manuals, though with somewhat more emphasis on favorite foods, lucky and unlucky colors, and health issues, the first part of the text describes the characteristics and tendencies of those born under the twelve astrological ?"sun signs,?" with separate paragraphs for men and women. Following a list of lucky and unlucky years, and a chart for calculating the ruling planet for any day of the year, the second section describes the spheres of influence and characteristics of the sun, moon, and five planets. The close links between popular medicine and astrology in pre-modern Europe are evident from the final section, containing the calendar, as well as a brief introduction to the four complexions or humors, a paragraph on the interaction of planets and weather, and a list of the planetary influences on the various body parts, described as ?"useful for blood-letting?" and illustrated by the astrological man woodcut. The text of the calendar lists recommended foods, drinks, and herbal remedies for each month (using the old German names), counsels for bathing (frequency of baths and types of immersion), and blood-letting points on the body. The unsigned calendar woodcuts, showing appropriate seasonal activities, each incorporating the relevant astrological sign in a tiny cloud cartouche at top, were attributed by Rosenthal to Hans Sebald Beham, possibly a confusion with Hans Brosamer, who illustrated several books for Gülfferich (cf. Benzing Buchdrucker, 122 and Thieme-Becker 5:67). The first known editions under the title Planeten-Buch are from 1545: two editions printed in Frankfurt by Hermann Gülfferich, a printer and bookbinder; and a Strassburg edition printed the same year. All but two of the several editions of the next decade were printed by Gülfferich, who specialized in popular medicine and science, and his successors. The latter included his stepson Weigand Han, son of the bookseller Georg Han, whose widow had married Gülfferich in 1540. Han was active from 1556 to 1561, when he and his mother sold their house and press to the printer Georg Rab. The present undated edition is very similar to a dated edition by Han from 1556 (VD16 ZV 19013), and was probably printed at about the same time. These early Frankfurt editions (from 1545, 1548, 1549, 1553, 1555, and 1556) reprinted the same text word for word, using some or all of the same woodblock illustrations. The earlier editions are in 24 leaves only: the final 4-leaf quire containing the calendar section first appeared in the 1553 edition. The title cut, a wheel of fortune with seven astrological signs of the planets and their allegorical human figures, is printed from a block which appears to have been used throughout the Gülfferich-Han editions. Newer blocks were used for the other illustrations, imitating but not identical to those in the 1545, 1548 and 1549 editions. The binding is typical of German laced-case bindings of the period, ?"sewn on two split-strap alum-tawed transverse sewing supports, the slips laced through slots in the case-type cover which has an envelope flap extending from the right cover. The covers of these bindings often used a rather thick calf parchment without turn-ins, and they almost never have endbands.... [They] often made use of painted parchment and the [red] colour [of this binding] is the most commonly encountered in my experience, followed by green.?" (Dr. Nicholas Pickwoad, private communication, with thanks). All editions are rare. VD-16 lists one copy of the present undated edition, at the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. OCLC locates three American institutional copies of different editions: a copy of the other 1556 edition at the Harry Ransom Center, and two copies with the Gülfferich 1545 imprint, at the University of New Mexico and University of Wisconsin. VD-16 C-5822. Cf. Rosenthal, Bibliotheca magica 1073 (Frankfurt: Gülfferich, 1555, note ?"Selten! Die Monatsbilder sind von Hans Seb. Beham...?"); Houzeau & Lancaster 4839 (Frankfurt 1548); Zinner 2135 (Frankfurt: Han, 1546).

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        Avicennae medicorum Arabum principis, liber canonis, de medicinis cordialibus, et cantica.

      Basel, Johannes Herwagen, 1556.. Folio (260 x 355 mm). (44), (4), 5-1104 (misnumbered 2004), (38) pp. With woodcut t. p. vignette, 2 ff. containing 6 fine woodcut illustrations of an Arabic physician treating a patient (pp. 893f.), one full page woodcut diagram (p. 756), ornamental woodcut initials, a few small woodcut diagrams in the text. Cantica in 2 cols., indexes in 3 cols. Roman and italic types, printed shoulder notes on inner margins. 17th century mottled calf, spine with six raised bands with giltstamped label. All edges red.. Magnificent 1556 folio edition of the classic Latin translation of the greatest work of Ibn Sina, hailed as "the most famous medical text ever written" (Garrison/M. 43). A re-issue of the first edition ever to contain illustrations (six meticulous woodcuts of a physician performing chiropractic treatments, as well as a diagram of the human eye anatomy), first published thus only the previous year by Giunta's heirs in Venice. Translated by Gerard of Cremona. No edition in the original Arabic was printed until 1593. - Ibn Sina's "Keta-b al-qanun fi'l-tebb" ("Canon of Medicine"), written in Arabic but widely translated throughout the Middle Ages and the basis of medical training in the West as late as the mid-17th century. Completed in 1025, the Qanun is divided into 5 books, devoted to the basic principles of medicine, the Materia Medica (listing about 800 drugs), pathology, diseases affecting the body as a whole and finally the formulary. - Ibn Sina (c. 980-1037), known in the Western tradition as Avicenna, was physician to the ruling caliphs. The influence of his Qanun can hardly be overestimated. Translated into Latin in the 12th century, it became a standard textbook of Galenic medicine, influencing many generations of physicians. "From the early fourteenth to the mid-sixteenth century Avicenna held a high place in Western European medical studies, ranking together with Hippocrates and Galen as an acknowledged authority" (Weisser). "[T]he final codification of all Greco-Arabic medicine. It dominated the medical schools of Europe and Asia for five centuries" (Garrison/M. 43). - Some browning throughout; binding rubbed and cuffed at extremeties. 1749 ink ownership to t. p.; for unknown reasons, "1556" date has been changed by a 17th or 18th century owner to "1606" (while the date at the end of Avicenna's Life, 1544, has been changed to read "1594"). - VD 16, H 6184 (incorporating H 6182, 6187-6189). Adams A 2327. Durling 386. Wellcome 578. Norman Lib. 1950 (this copy). N. G. Siraisi, Avicenna in Renaissance Italy (2014), pp. 140, 165. USTC 603277 (5 copies). Cf. PMM 11. Garrison/M. 43f. Hayes, Genius of Arab Civilisation, Source of Renaissance, pp. 168-169.

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        Les chroniques de Jean Carion philosophe. Avec les faictz & gestes du roy françois, iusques au regne du roy Henry deuxieme de ce nom, à present regnant. Traduit en françois par Maîstre Iean le Blond

      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. Dishes 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. Par Iean Ruelle A Paris 1556 fort in 16 (12x8cm) (32) ff., 374 ff., (2) ff. [-]8 [A-Z]8 [Aa-Zz]8 Aaa8. Un Vol. relié

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        Ailianou ta heuriskomena hapanta. Claudii Aeliani praenestini pontificis et sophistae, qui Romae sub imperatore Antonio Pio vixit aut Meliphtongus ab orationis suauitate dognominatus, opera, quae extant, omnia

      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) 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

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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.

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        SPAGNA Manoscritto membranaceo spagnolo datato 1556 riguardante questioni legali a carico di personaggi della città di Talavera de la Reina con elogi di probiviri.

      Manoscritto membranaceo spagnolo datato 1556 riguardante questioni legali a carico di personaggi della città di Talavera de la Reina con elogi di probiviri. Volume legato in pergamena molle coeva di cm. 37 x 24 comprendente 48 fogli in pergamena con testo calligrafato chiaramente; all' inizio si trova una grande miniatura a piena pagina con al centro la Madonna e due santi, contornata da un' artistica bordura a colori e oro con dedica a Don Carlo imperatore e sotto la relativa arme. Nel testo si trovano inoltre 25 grandi iniziali in oro su sfondo rosso. Esemplare ben conservato di grande rarità.

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        LA TOPICA DI CICERONE COL COMENTO. Nel quale si mostrano gli esempi di tutti i luoghi cavati da Dante, dal Petrarca, & dal Boccaccio, tradotta da M.Simon de la Barba da Pescia; et le differenze locali di Boetio, cavate da Temistio, & da Cicerone, ridotte in arte, tradotte & abbreviate, con la Tavola delle cose notabili.

      Appresso Gabriel Giolito De' Ferrari 1556 Opera dedicata a Francesco Torelli. Presentazione di Pompeo Della Barba, fratello di Simone. Cm.14,7x9. Pg.(32), 245, (3). Legatura coeva in mz.pergamena semirigida con titoli manoscritti al dorso. Marca tipografica del Ferrari impressa al frontespizio e a piena pagina all'ultima carta. Capilettera incisi. Alcune chiose coeve manoscritte. La "Topica" venne scritta nel 44 a.c. durante un viaggio in Grecia. In essa si tratta della dottrina dell'"inventatio" divulgata da Aristotele, ovvero l'arte di saper trovare gli argomenti. In questa produzione retorica vengono considerati i luoghi ("topoi") come ottimo spunto per ogni genere di argomento ed utilizzabili per qualunque disciplina (poesia, politica, retorica, filosofia, etc.)

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        Hebrew:] Sefer Yair Nativ. Concordantiarum Hebraicarum Capita. Quae sunt de Vocum Expositionibus, à doctissimo Hebraeo Rabbi --, ante CIX annos conscripta, nunc uerò in gratiam Theologiae candidatorum, ac Linguae Sanctae studiosorum, ad uerbum translata per M. Antonium Reuchlinum Isnensem, in schola Argentoratensi Linguae Hebraeae professorem. [.]

      Henricum Petri, Basileae [Basel] 1556 - First edition. Printer's device on last page. In contemporary vellum. Title on spine lettered in ink. (6°; A1-Ss6), [8] p., 2 folding plates, 980 col., [2] p. Isaac Nathan ben Kalonymus was a French philospher and contraversialist of the 15th century. Came from the renowned Nathan family, which claimed it's descent from King David. He is the author of the first Bible concordance and the division of the Old Testament into verses is attributed to him. [Adams I. 188.]. Binding stained. Title page restored. Foxing and waterstain throughout. In contemporary vellum. Title on spine lettered in ink First edition. Printer's device on last page

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