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2012-05-28 10:16:59
Q. Sept. Florentis Tertulliani
Lugduni Batatorum ex Officina Joannis Maire, 1556. pasta época muy bien conservada con florones, tejuelo y 6 nervios grabado plegado de Claudius de Salmasia, ex libris de Horace Reynaud. . 565 págs.
Bookseller: LIBRERIA ANTICUARIA EPOPEYA [Zaragoza, Spain]
2012-05-25 15:00:46
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 com … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Bonnefoi Livres Anciens
2012-05-23 23:24:22
MERULA, Gaudenzio.
Lyons: Macé Bonhomme, 1556. Octavo (167 x 103 mm). Later brown morocco to 16th-century style, plain raised bands, spine gilt-lettered in second compartment, old gilt edges. Contemporary ownership inscription at head of title, contemporary Latin marginalia to title verso and extensively to the last leaf blank verso, underlining and marginalia elsewhere, the brown ink occasionally having spread, manuscript diagram to blank A6 verso. A very good copy. 5 woodcut figures in the text. First edition published in France, the third and most extensive overall. Gaudenzio Merula (1500-1555) was born of a humble family in Borgolavezzaro, near Novara. He held teaching appointments in Milan, at the Academy in Novara, and subsequently at Vigevano and Turin. In 1554 he was charged with Protestant heresy, first before the bishop of Novara and subsequently in Milan. "His Memorabilia, printed at his native town in 1546, then at Venice in 1550, and at Lyons in 1556 in an enlarged edition, contain some alchemy as well as astrology, natural philosophy, history and theology" (Lynn Thorndike, History of Magic and Experimental Science, pt. 9, p. 547). The book was prohibited until purged of anticlerical passages, but he was cleared of the other charges of heresy, only to fall ill and die shortly after the termination of his second trial. Pages 417 and 418 contain a short notice of the "insulae Americae." The book is rare in commerce, with no copy at auction since 1951. Sabin 48033. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA/ ILAB. [London, United Kingdom]
2012-05-21 15:33:01
Leiden, Vincentium 1556.. Libri duo. Hic accesserunt tractatus clausularum, cum aliis utilissimis, qui de iuris apicibus esse dicuntur... 2 in 1 Bd. 12°. 20 Bll., 383, 550. Mit Titelvign. Ldr. d. Zt. über Holzdeckel mit reicher, figürl. Blindpräg. auf beiden Deckeln. Kanten berieb. Nicht in BMC - Lateinisches Rhetorik und Formularbuch für Notare, Notariatsschüler, Kanzleibeamte als Handbuch für den täglichen Gebrauch. Mit Beiträgen aus den Rechtsordnungen Justinians und Kaiser Maximilian von Baldus, Lanfrancus, Celsus Hugonism, Rolandinus Passagieri, Marciletto u.a. - Selten.
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2012-05-18 16:28:33
Vitruvius (Pollio) Marcus
. . BL, STC, Italian Books 735 - Fowler 413 - Cicognara 720.- Dritte Ausgabe in der Übersetzung von D. Barbaro. - Buchhändlermarke auf vord. Innendeckel, ohne flieg. Vorsatzblätter, tlw. fleckig und etwas wasserrandig, einige Bll. mit kleinen Randläsuren, Ebd. fleckig und bestoßen, alte hs. Eintragungen auf vorderem Deckel.# Title with woodcut border and 120 woodcuts in the text, contemporary limp vellum with manuscript titling on spine.BL, STC, Italian Books 735 - Fowler 413 - Cicognara 720.- Early Italian edition of Vitruvius Ten Books on Architecture (third edition in the translation by D. Barbaro with his commentary).- "The majority of the woodcuts are reduced copies of the 1556 illustrations (Venice, Marcolini), Franceschi names Chrieger (= Krüger) as cutter of the blocks. He used these blocks again in a 1584 edition, with the exception of the title block, and tree illustrations that had to be recut. Leaves II1 and LL1 are double plates of the theaters of Curio; music in book 5, printed by the single-impression method" (Mortimer 549 Anm.).- Title with color spot and ownership entry, sometimes a little brown stains or waterstains, some leaves with small marginal fraying, binding stained and bumped.Terza edizione (dopo la prima del 1556) della stimatissima traduzione e del commento del Daniele Barbaro (1513-1570), che presto' soppianto' quella del Cesariano (Como 1521).
Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller
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2012-05-03 14:10:03
LYCOSTHENES, CONRAD (KONRAD WOLFFHART)
Lyon: Jean Frellon, 1556. Octavo. (24), 1130, (22)pp. First Lyon edition of Wolffhart's encyclopedic collection of apothegms from Classical sources. This edition appears one year after the first edition, which was published by his brother-in-law in Basel, and it is one of a handful of editions that appeared within Wolffhart's lifetime. He died in 1561. The publisher Frellon is noted for printing the 1547 edition of Icones Historiarum Veteris Testamenti, with Holbein's woodcuts, as well as for introducing John Calvin to the Spanish ecclesiastical fugitive Michael Servetus in 1546. Rare: only four institutional holdings of this edition have been recorded worldwide, three of which are in the United States. Occasional underlining and sporadic marginalia. Light marginal wrinkling and few chips to extremities of title page, else a fine copy. In a later binding of full vellum over boards.
Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers
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2012-04-26 10:38:05
Paris de Puteo ( Paride dal Pozzo).
Venetijs: Apud Cominum de Tridino, Montisferrati. 351, [49] Bl. (Blatt 1192, 352 weiß); 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. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 750 Kl.-8°, sehr dekorativer Schweinslederband d. Zt. mit Schließen. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Michael Solder [Münster, NRW, Germany]
2012-04-19 09:56:19
ALASHKAR, MOSES BEN ISAAC Moshe ben Yitzhak
Abraham Usque printing house, Ferrara, Ialy. Additional scans available upon request. Vinograd Ferrara 46. Steinschneider 6424, 2 Column 1765 Zedner, page 575. Friedberg BET EKED. Abraham Pesaro [List of Ferrara editions] Number 25. In his: MEMORIE STORICHE SULLA COMMUNITA ISRAELITICA FERRARESE. 25. Ferrara 1878.16 leaves, unpaginated, printer's mark on title. Adams M-1866. Woodcut printer device on title (Yaari number 22). supporting the philosophical views of both Levi b. Gershon (RaLBaG) and Maimonides. Printer's device on title. (Yaari number 22). Light stains, several torn leaves expertly repaired. Recent wrappers. Upper right corners stained, previous owners marks. The kabbalist ibn Shem Tov had written in his Sepher HaEemunoth (Ferrara, 1556) a scathing critique of Maimonides' rationalist philosophy. In the Hassagoth, Moses Alaskhar vehemently rises to defense of Maimonides (as well as that of Gersonides), attacking ibn Shem Tov and accusing him of deliberately misquoting Maimonides. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Meir Turner [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2012-03-25 14:02:55
[Niederösterreich, Stände].
Wien, [Raphael Hoffhalter u. Kaspar Kraft], 10. XI. 1556.. 4 nicht numerierte Bll. Mit einer Holzschnittvignette und 18 kalligraphischen Holzschnittinitialen. Roter Pappband. Folio.. Einzige Ausgabe dieser Sammlung von Verordnungen der niederösterreichischen Stände, u.a. die Abgabenregelung für fahrendes Volk ("Spielleut, Pheiffer, Geyger, Singer, Leyrer, Sackppheiffer, Schalmeyer [...] Gaugkler und Springer") betreffend. - VD 16, N 1666. Nicht in Hohenemser (Slg. Freytag). Nicht in Halle u. Gilhofer (Newe Zeytungen).
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH
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2012-03-25 14:02:55
[Niederösterreich, Stände].
1556. 4 nicht numerierte Bll. Mit einer Holzschnittvignette und 18 kalligraphischen Holzschnittinitialen. Roter Pappband. Folio. Einzige Ausgabe dieser Sammlung von Verordnungen der niederösterreichischen Stände, u.a. die Abgabenregelung für fahrendes Volk ("Spielleut, Pheiffer, Geyger, Singer, Leyrer, Sackppheiffer, Schalmeyer [...] Gaugkler und Springer") betreffend. VD 16, N 1666. Nicht in Hohenemser (Slg. Freytag). Nicht in Halle u. Gilhofer (Newe Zeytungen).
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris [AT]
2012-03-24 02:36:28
MACROBIUS, AURELIUS THEODOSIUS. - WITH WORLD-MAP.
Lugduni (Lyon), Seb. Gryphium, 1556. 8vo. Cont. full calf. Raised bands, gilt borders on covers. A gilt centerpiece on both covers. Leather at upper compartment of back gone and a nick to lower compartment. Corners bumped and worn, somewhat rubbed. 567,(71) pp. Old repair to foot of title, no loss of text. Some old ownership inscriptions on endpapers and title, 2 old engraved bookplates pasted on front-and endpapers. Internally with a few mainly marginal brownspopts and a faint dampstain in lower corners of the first leaves. Woodcut initials. "Somnium" pp. 3-178 having geographical woodcuts in the text and a woodcut map of the old world. Printers woodcut-device on title. ¶ Fourth Lyon-edition of Macrobius's 2 main works. In the "Somnium" he uses passages of Cicero's work as mere suggestions to construct a treatise on Neoplatonic philosophy - the most satisfactory and widely read Latin compendium on Neoplatonism that existed during the Middle Ages. Macrobius was one of the leading popularizers of science in the Latin West, and his conception of the world geography as an equatorial and meridional ocean (depicted in the book) dividing the earth into four quarters, dominated scientific thinking on world geography in the Middle Ages. - His "Saturnalia" deals with Roman feasts in form of table-talk at a banquet in Rome, giving information of food and drink and their preparation (Vicaire 986 (ed.1492, Simon p. 547 (ed. 1492)). and is fascinatingly rich in philological, historical, antiquarian and scientific lore, throwing a clear light on the interests and taste of the period. - A … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Bookshop Herman H. J. Lynge & Søn [DK]
2012-03-06 00:00:00
HOLOGNE Gregoire de
tragoedia [in 5 acts and in verse] de fortissimo S. Catharinae virginis, doctoris & martyris certamine. ff. [40 (last blank)], Antwerp: (Aegidius Copenius Diesthensis for) Jean Bellère, 16 Kal Jul.[16 June]) 1556 Bound with Ibid: Lambertias. Traegoedia [in 5 acts and in verse] de oppressione B. Lamberti Traiecten. quondam ecclesiae...episcopi & martyris, etc. ff. [40], (Ibid 11 Kal. Iun [ 22 May ), f. J. Bellère 1556 Bound with:Laurentias, tragoedia [in five acts and in verse] de martyrio constantissimi Levitæ D. Laurentii Romæ sub Decio passi. ff. [35(ex 36, lacking title-leaf)] ( Ibid 8 Id. Jun. [6 June], f. [ J. Bellère], 1556) Ibid: Laurentias 3 works in 1 volume 8vo ( ) 18th century sprinkled calf.
Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd. [U.K.]
2012-03-01 10:23:51
ATHENAEUS.
Honoratus (colophon: Jacques Faure excudebat), Lione, 1556. In 8?(mm 110x180); pagg. (24), 898, (28), 1 carta bianca; marca tipogr. al frontesp. Legatura in pergamena moderna con filetti oro e tit. al dorso. Esemplare ben conservato, leggera uniforme ossidazione della carta, firma di possesso al frontespizio leggermente erasa. Ristampa in formato ridotto della prima ediz. latina pubblicata a Venezia da Aldo Manuzio, tradotta da Natale De Conti nello stesso anno. Tratta delle abitudini gastronomiche, del vino e del banchetto presso gli antichi ed anche delle tradizioni e della musica durante il banchetto.Second edition of the first Latin translation, by Natalis de Comitibus (1520-1582), and based on a Greek text edited by Marcus Musurus, first published by the Aldine Press in 1514. It is important not only due to its wide range of information regarding different cuisines, but also the music as well as the entertainments during banquets. Adams A-2098 cita l'edizione di Venezia, ma non conosce questa; Graesse I, 244;Vicaire 50; Simon Bibliotheca Bacchica II 59; Graesse I, 244. gastronomia.
Bookseller: libreria antiquaria perini Sas di Perini [Verona, VR, Italy]
2011-12-17 16:58:50
Wild, Johannes
Mainz, Behem 1556. 34 cm. (4), 607, (1) Blatt mit 23 Textholzschnitten. Blindgeprägter Leder-Band der Zeit über Holzdeckeln - NDB V, 101f (vgl.) - VD16 W 2988 - Welzig 2 (vgl.) - Wild (1494 - 1554), Franziskaner und Domprediger zu Mainz, war einer der berühmtesten Kanzelredner des 16. Jahrhunderts. "Seine Kanzelreden, die er alle niederschrieb, zeichnen sich durch Friedensliebe und Milde aus - er will nicht "Christen wider Christen hetzen" und nennt Luther namentlich - und legen großen Wert auf die Erklärung der Liturgie" (NDB). Einige der Holzschnitte monogr. "AH" (Nagler, Monogr. III, 587). Bestoßen, Rücken vollständig und Deckel stellenweise neu bezogen, in den Deckeln Wurmlöcher, Schließen entfernt, im Text vereinzelt Wurmspuren, Blattränder stellenweise fleckig, Titel und 2 Blatt durch Faksimile ergänzt, Stempel auf Widmung und Blatt 1. -
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2011-09-05 09:51:48
CONCENATIUS (Jacobus)
, Lugduni (Lyon), Apud Gulielmum Rouillium 1556, in-folio, rel. pl. velin ivoire, dos muet, gravure en pl. page de tit. avec ex-libris, bandeaux et lettrines, impression en double colonne, trous d'attaches visibles, (plats tachés, fortes épidermures avec mq., coiffes accidentées, p. cornées, reliure interne visible, travail de vers en marge sur les 10 premières p., mouillures avec mq. de papier en p. de garde, mouillures sur qq. ff. imprimés), 14ff.-167p.
Bookseller: La Memoire du Droit [PARIS, France]
2010-10-30 23:44:39
Alciati, ANDREA
Lyons J. de Tournes & G. Gazeau, 1556. Sm. 8vo., full green morocco with a pair of double gilt fillet borders trapping a beaded border; floral gilt corner fleurons; the spine is decorated in a Greek key design, without titling. A.e.g. over red staining, printed floral endpapers. A handsome, unsophisticated binding of indeterminate age in fine condition.Ruth Mortimer points out that this series of 113 woodcuts was designed for the first de Tournes-Gazeau edition of 1547, and continued in use into the seventeenth century. The subjects were freely adapted from the Paris blocks--either directly or through Lyons copies used in editions by Jacques Moderne in 1544 and 1545—with considerable skill in added detail. The series is attributed to BERNARD SALOMON and are considered, "the most skillful of the Alciati interpretations."The Hofer-Harvard copy Ms. Mortimer describes is the 1580 sixth de Tournes edition. Our edition contains EXCELLENT IMPRESSIONS of the blocks and wide margins except for the title-page border which is closely trimmed along the right edge with minimal loss. Lower right corner of the first two leaves restored from the verso with a small ink addition to the border. UNCOMMON IN ANY EDITION, just one copy shows up in auction records for the past twenty-six years.See also: Cartier vol. 2. Brunet I, p. 148 (1547 edition only). Praz p. 6 (1547 edition). THE PERFECT FUSION OF FRENCH AND ITALIAN TASTE
Bookseller: The Book Block [US]
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2010-04-26 07:35:17
Ferrari, Giovanni Pietro
1556. Ferrari, Giovanni Pietro [fl. 1389-1416]. Corte, Francesco [d. 1495], Editor. [Landriano, Bernardino da, (15th-16th cent.)]. [Riccio, Giovanno (16th. cent.)]. Per Totum Orbem Celebratissima, Omnibus Tam Ius Dicentibus Quam Advocatis non Modo Utilis, Sed Etiam Necessaria: Illustrata Copiosissimis Additionibus Iur. V. Docto. Do. Francisci de Curte, Do. Bernardini Landriani & Aliorum in Practica Excellentium. Huic Etiam Accesserunt Doctissimae Rerum Summae D. Ioan. Ricio Veneto Iureconsultissimo Autore Emendatius, Quam Antea. Adiecimus Postremo Recens & Emendatum Rerum Verborumq; Indicem Locupletissimum, In quo Nihil ad rem Pertinens Desideres. Lyons: Apud Mauricium Roy & Lodovicum Pesnot, 1556. [xl], 533 pp. Main text printed in double columns. Quarto (9-1/2" x 7"). Contemporary paneled vellum with elaborate tooling, raised bands to spine, ties lacking. Some soiling and rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, boards slightly bowed, "1556" and "146" in fine early hand to spine, front hinge starting. Attractive woodcut printer device and decorated initials. Early owner signatures to front pastedown and free endpaper, early underlining and brief annotations to a few leaves. Some toning, interior otherwise fresh. Ex-private library. Location label to spine, bookplate to front pastedown, stamp to front free endpaper. An appealing copy of a scarce title. * Third edition. This collection of court cases with extensive commentary was completed around 1416. It circulated widely in manuscript and was first printed in 1519. It went through at least ten editions by the end of the si … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
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2010-03-31 09:58:08
(Eber, Paul)
[Wittenburg?], 1556. Verso has fragments of two other receipts by G[eorg] Gerig and Sigismund Ru--- Polonus (?0. 1 vols. 1-3/4 x 7-3/4 inches. Mounted. Verso has fragments of two other receipts by G[eorg] Gerig and Sigismund Ru--- Polonus (?0. 1 vols. 1-3/4 x 7-3/4 inches. Rare document from the career of Paul Eber (1511-1569), Reformation hymnist and close and professor from the years 1536-1569. Many of his Eber's texts were later set to music by J S Bach.
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2010-03-26 09:08:49
Ramusio, Giovanni Battista (1485-1557) and Gastaldi, Giacomo (c. 1500-1556)
Venice, 1556. THE EARLIEST PRINTED VIEW OF A NATIVE AMERICAN SETTLEMENT AND OF MONTREAL CANADA Woodcut: 123/8" x 167/8" References: F. St. George Spendlove, The Face of Early Canada (Toronto, 1958) 5, Plate 1; S. M. Morison, The European Discovery of America (New York, 1971) 410-417; R. V. Tooley, The Mapping of America (London, 1985) 211. This woodcut, published in Venice, is the first printed plan of an urban area in North America and is a particularly valuable record of a Native American settlement. Although largely imaginative, the plan was a close attempt to achieve scientific accuracy. The woodblock for the first state of the map was destroyed by fire in 1557 and for the second issue of 1556 a new woodblock was cut. The third edition (1606) is identical to the second, except that vermin had damaged the block, resulting in areas void of imprint. "La Terra de Hochelaga nella Nova Francia" is based upon Jacques Cartier's second voyage to the New World, begun in 1535, and must have been derived from a sketch or description brought home by the explorer. On October 2, Cartier arrived at the Huron village of Hochelaga, the future site of Montréal. As can be seen in Ramusio's woodcut, cut by Matteo Pagano, Cartier and his men were greeted by over one thousand Native Americans, presenting them with gifts and corn bread. The celebrations continued throughout the night with dancing and bonfires by the river edge. Hochelaga was surrounded by open maize fields and required significant fortification due to its location on one of the favorite warpaths of the Five Nations. It … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2010-03-15 19:12:39
Ramusio, Giovanni Battista (1485-1557 AND Gastaldi, Giacomo (c. 1500-1566)
Venice, 1556. A FIRST ISSUE OF THE EARLIEST MAP TO DEPICT THE AMERICAS ACCURATELY Woodcut: 121/2" x 163/4" References: Carl I. Wheat, Mapping of the Transmississippi West 1540-1861 (San Francisco, 1958-1963) 1: 21; Philip D. Burden, The Mapping of North America: A List of Printed Maps 1511-1670 (Rickmansworth, 1996), 29-30. Although this map appears in Giovanni Battista Ramusio's Terzo Volvme delle Navigationi et Viaggi it is generally assumed to be the work of the great Italian cartographer Giacomo Gastaldi. In the introduction Ramusio noted that he asked Gastaldi to prepare five different maps for the volume. This map of the western hemisphere is, according to Carl Wheat, "the earliest cartographic reflection" and "an advance of first importance" of European knowledge about the American West. Of groundbreaking significance, it is the earliest obtainable map to accurately depict the Americas. It is the first map to depict the names derived from the travels of Francisco Vasquez Coronado, the first European to travel extensively in what is now the southwestern United States. The account of his journey, conducted between 1540 and 1542, is contained within Ramusio's book and this map includes the settlement names of Quivera, Cicuic, Axa, Cucho, Cibola and Tiguas, as learnt from Coronado. The Sierra Nevadas appear on the map for the first time, knowledge of which was derived from Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo's explorations of the California coastline in 1542. The map also includes an early reference to Florida and depicts its peninsular shape, albeit inaccurately. A nati … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2010-02-02 12:07:55
Lily, George (cartographer, d. 1559) and "I.H.S." (engraver)
Rome, 1556. THE FIRST COPPER-PLATE MAP OF THE BRITISH ISLES BASED ON CONTEMPORARY KNOWLEDGE Copperplate engraving: 193/8" x 137/8" trimmed with original extended margins References: R.V. Tooley, "Maps in Italian Atlases of the Sixteenth Century," Imago Mundi 3 (1939), n. 269; Lloyd Arnold Brown, The World Encompassed, exh. cat. (Baltimore, 1952), n. 163; Rodney W. Shirley, Early Printed Maps of the British Isles: A Bibliography 1477-1650 (Somerset, England, 1980), n. 60. George Lily, a religious exile from England living in Rome, was the author of the earliest separately published map to show the British Isles as a whole. Lily's map, first issued in Rome in 1546, derived the shape of England and Wales from Sebastian Münster's map of 1540 and also perhaps from a manuscript produced around 1535 known as the Cotton map, which is now in the British Library. Lily, however, included many more place names and topographical features than either model. Rodney Shirley, the great authority on maps of Great Britain, wrote that "the Lily map is one of the finest engravings of the first part of the 16th century and rightly deserves the accord which has been given to it. There are several earlier versions of the British Isles in Ptolemaic atlases but none of these approaches the Lily map in originality, clarity, or elegance." Lily was an English Catholic who, as part of the entourage of Reginald Cardinal Pole, was banished from England in 1543 during the aftermath of Henry VIII's split with the papacy. Lily established himself in Rome, working as an editor of maps in collabor … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2009-09-12 09:46:34
Gessner, Conrad
Basel, Petri 1556. 24 cm. (1300) Seiten mit Holzschnitt-Titelbordüre. Blindgeprägter Schweinslederband der Zeit mit Rollenstempeln über Holzdeckeln mit 2 Messingschließen und 8 Messing-Eckbeschlägen - VD16 G 1758 - Hieronymus S. 1290ff. und Wellisch kennen nur eine Quart-Ausgabe = Wellisch A1.3 von 1543 mit 986 Seiten; alle anderen 13 Original-Ausgaben dieses Wörterbuches bis 1577 sind Folio-Ausgaben. Unter den Beiträgern werden genannt: Adrien Amerot, Philipp Melanchthon, Heinrich Petri. Das Titelblatt ist restauriert, auf der Rückseite im Widmungstext 1 Zeile nicht leserlich, Blattränder stellenweise leicht gebräunt und am Schnitt Feuchtigkeitsspuren, im vorderen Innendeckel zeitgenössische handschriftliche Ergänzungen, datiert 1583; auf dem Vorsatz Kauf- und Besitzeintragungen, unter anderem: Johann Elias Reichard (1668 - 1731), Schulmann und Philologe zu Gotha (vgl. ADB 27, 628f). - Sprache / Language: Griechisch / Greek -
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2009-03-17 03:21:57
Africanus, Johannes Leo [Leo, John]
Antwerp Johannes de Laet 1556. First Edition of the Latin translation of this seminal book by Hasan ben Muhamed el-Wazzan-ez-Zayyati (1485-1552), known by his Latin name Johannes Leo Africanus. Engraved title-page with the vignette and woodcut initials. 8vo, Late 17th or early 18th century French polished calf, the covers with single fillet line at the borders, elaborately decorated in gilt on the spine within compartments separated by double gilt fillet lines, red morocco lettering label gilt, period marbled endleaves, edges stained red, armorial bookplate. 332 pp. A very fine copy, text very bright and clean, a touch of very occasional toning, hinges strong and sound, the binding in very pleasing and well preserved condition. VERY IMPORTANT AND RARE FIRST EDITION OF THE PRIZED LATIN TRANSLATION OF THE FIRST GREAT WORK ON AFRICA. During the years 1511-1517 Leo Africanus traveled to Fez, Morocco, Tunis, and across the Sahara Desert to Timbuktu. He visited the native states on the Upper Niger to Kario, Houssa, Bornou and Lake Chad. He also made a voyage to Constantinople and Egypt and then crossed the Red Sea to Arabia. He was subsequently captured by the Venetians and presented to Pope Leo X whose name Leo he adopted as his surname. The Pope persuaded him to translate the Arabian manuscript account of his travels into Italian. The account was then translated by Floreanu into Latin. This is generally considered to be the first book published in Europe by a person of primarily African descent. The book was considered the most important on the geography of Africa and an especi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA [Newburyport, MA, U.S.A.]
2009-03-14 07:21:03
GEMMA REINERUS FRISIUS
Parisiis: Gul. Cavellat, 1556. Parisiis: Gul. Cavellat. [Figurato Economia-Matematica] (cm. 15) ottima mz. pergamena e pag. di messale del '500 rosso e nero, ben restaurata sec. XIX.-- cc. 96. Marca tipografica al frontis, varie figg. geometriche e schemi nel testo. E' la prima e la più popolare aritmetica del rinascimento. Apparve nel 1540. Tratta delle proporzioni, algebra, radici e unisce l' antica scienza dei numeri all' aritmetica commerciale italiana, inoltre ragiona delle propietà occulte dei numeri. La nostra edizione è aumentata dalle annotazioni di J. Peletier ed è molto rara. Manca a: Harvard, Bm. Stc. French, Smith, Libri ed Honeyman Collection. Vecchi restauro all' ultima carta con perdita di alcune parole, eliminato il nome del Melanchthon per censura. Altrimenti esemplare molto bello e nitido. * Van Ortroi n° 65; * Adams G 378.[f42] . ottimo. Rilegato. 1556.
Bookseller: LIBRI ANTICHI E RARI FRANCESCO&CLAUDIA [AREZZO, Italy]
2009-03-12 22:19:57
Cicero M. Tullius (ed. Dionysius Lambinus Denys Lambin)
In Aedibus Rouillij, Via Iacobaea, Sub Signo Concordiae, Paris, 1556. four volumes bound in two, much-worn half-leather, probably 19th century rebinding. Volume one is second edition of 1566, place of publication given as 'Parisiis'; volumes 2 and 4 are first editions dated Lutetiae 1565, title page of volume 3 is missing, so edition unknown. The text has been disbound at some period, resulting in creasing and marginal damage to title page of volume 1, and to final few leaves of index in volume 2. Old dampstains are evident in foredge area in parts of volumes 1 and 2. However, there is no loss of text, apart from title page of volume 3, and the binding is now sound and tight. All volumes contain frequent scholarly marginalia in a neat hand, in Latin and Greek. The handwriting of these notes does not correspond to any of the names of previous owners signed on the outer leaves. The latest owner was 'Tomas O Ceallaigh', signature dated 1942. An earlier owner seems to have been Henry Hare (? - surname is blotted out), dated 1698. Photos and further information on inquiry. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Glenbower Books [Dublin, Ireland]
2009-03-07 20:14:03
NEVIZANUS JOANNES.
Lugduni: Antonium Vincentium, 1556. Lugduni: Antonium Vincentium. [Diritto-Misoginia] (cm. 17) ottima piena pergamena originale con unghie.-- cc. 16 nn., pp. 601 + 1 nn. + 3 nn. Marca tipografica all' inizio e fregio in fine. Eleganti capilettera xilografici. Edizione molto rara, manca ad Adams, Bm. Stc. French e Sapori. Celebre ed erudita opera misogina che si inimicò il gentil sesso per i suoi feroci sarcasmi contro il mondo femminile e contro il matrimonio optando per il concubinaggio. Si dice che per le maldicenze l' autore fu costretto ad inginocchiarsi davanti alle dame di Torino e l' opera fu messa all' indice. Per questo motivo l' edizione originale del 1518 è pressocchè sparita. Qualche antica sottolineatura, più pesante a pagg. 22 danneggia alcune righe. Una macchiolina all' estremo margine di poche carte in fine peraltro esemplare bello nitido e genuino. Alla sguardia anteriore un' antica notazione coeva di nove righe. * Gay III 1163; * Baudrier V 241; * Graesse IV 661; * Brunet IV 47.[f42] . ottimo. Rilegato. 1556.
Bookseller: LIBRI ANTICHI E RARI FRANCESCO&CLAUDIA [AREZZO, Italy]
2009-02-25 20:23:39
Brotuff, Ernst
Leipzig, Bärwald 1556. 28 cm. (10), 108, (26) Blatt mit großem Wappenholzschnitt auf dem Titel, 209 Wappenholzschnitten im Text und Druckermarke (am Schluß). Festeinband, Halbledereinband um 1800 mit rotem Rückenschild und Laßbergs handschriftl. Bibliotheksschildchen - VD16 B 8433 - Specht, Anhalt 51 - Schottenl. Bibl. 28984 - Hartfelder 581 - Erstausgabe. Variante mit korrekter Blattzählung "CVIII". Brotuff (1497 - 1565), Ratsschreiber und Bürgermeister von Merseburg, verfaßte mehrere Schriften über merseburgische, meißnische und thüringische Geschichte, von denen die "Genealogische Geschichte des Hauses Anhalt" durch die Vorrede Melanchthons hervorzuheben ist. Einband etwas fleckig, Ecken angestoßen, am Bund oben schwacher Wasserfleck, Vorsatz Ecke abgerissen, Zugangsvermerk von Friedrich (Laßberg) fil. 1829, auf Titel alter Besitzstempel J. F. Schefold -
Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat
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2009-02-22 01:17:33
Thauler Johannes (1300 ca.-1361)
apud Sebastianum Barptolomaei Honorati (nel colophon excudebat Iacobus Faure), Lugduni, 1556. Percorso di tarlo al contropiatto posteriore e alle ultime 2 carte ma senza il minimo fastidio al testo, antiche tracce d\'appartenenza al frontespizio, rare gore d\'acqua Capilettera ornati 570 + (6) p. 120x73 mm p.perg. con titolo manoscritto sul dorso
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Giulio Cesare [roma, ROMA, Italy]
2009-02-02 04:13:55
Beuther, Michael,
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
Bookseller: Antiquariat Im Baldreit [Baden-Baden, Germany]
2009-02-01 01:14:44
Guillaume Du Choul
Rouille 1556 - Imprimerie Guillaume Rouille, à Lyon, 1556. Ecrit par noble Seigneur Guillaume du Choul, conseiller du Roy & Bailly des montaignes du Dauphiné, et illustré d'un grand nombre de médailles et de plusieurs belles figures retirées des marbres antiques, qui se trouvent à Rome et par notre Gaule. Env. 20x30 cm. 312 pages + index des matières et des médailles. Quelques mouillures, sinon bon état intérieur. Reliure abîmée. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Librairie Jullien [Switzerland]
2008-12-08 05:46:02
CICERON (Marcus Tullius Cicero), ESTREBAY (Jacques-Louis d') dit Strebaeus, MELANCHTHON (Philippe)
Paris, apud Thomas Richardum [Thomas Richard], 1556.. In-4, pleine basane mouchetee, dos a nerfs orne de compartiments dores, tranches mouchetees rouges (rel. du XVIIe, coiffes et mors uses, etiquette de bibliotheque au dos, une infime gal. de vers), 304 f. titre inclus, grande vignette de titre a la marque de l'editeur. Belle impression en caracteres droits et italiques, romains et grecs, lettrines sur fond crible, colophon a la date de 1554. Bonne edition humaniste des trois livres du 'De Oratore', traite politique sous forme de dialogues que Ciceron composa a la maniere d'Aristote, accompagnee du commentaire de Jacques-Louis d'Estrebay et des notes de Philippe Melanchthon. Ne a Estrebay dans les Ardennes, Jacques-Louis d'Estrebay (dit Strebaeus), devint professeur a Reims. Sur le renouveau du ciceronianisme au milieu du XVIe s. et ces "riches et trop meconnus commentaires de J.-L. d'Estrebay", cf. M. Magnien, 'La rhetorique reconsideree in Histoire de la rhetorique dans l'Europe moderne', p. 343 et 356 ainsi que Meerhoff, 'Rhetorique et poetique au XVIe siecle en France', p. 49 sq. (Adams, C-1708. 'La France des Humanistes I', p.156-157. Cette edition manque a la BnF, au CCFr et a WorldCat). Tres bon etat interieur, tres frais, grand de marges (216 x 153 mm)..
Bookseller: Librairie Hatchuel
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2008-12-08 01:27:10
LEO AFRICANUS, JOHANNES.
Antwerp, Joannes Latius, 1556. First edition of the Latin translation (Joannes Florianus) of "Della descrittione dell'Africa" (Venice 1550), (16)302,(2) ff. (blank Pp7-8 preserved), 8vo contemporary limp overlapping vellum, flat spine, front endpaper renewed. Minor stains, titleleaf soiled and partley underlaid, blank lower right corner of titleleaf torn off. Good copy. Very scarce first latin edition. Woodcut mark on titlepage. Monastic ownership entries; a few contemporary marginal ms. notes. A treatise of practical geography with essay on rivers, animals, minerals and plants, especially in the Sudan. It is on of the few works from the postmedieval Islamic world which had an influence in Europe. "For a long time this work was the chief authority on the geography of Africa, and the main source of Information on the Sudan" (Cox). Leo the African (Granada c. 1485-Tunis after 1554) was the European name of al-Hasan ibn Mihammad al-Wazzan, geographer and Moroccan ambassador to the Ottoman court. He was captured by Italian pirates and given as a slave to Pope Leo X, and coverted to Catholicism. In 1529 he returned to Tunis and reconverted to islam. Ref. B.Typogr. 1874. Palau 135.532. Adams L-480. Machiels L-179. STCDutch (BL London) p. 116. BN Paris (1). KEYWORDS:islam/north africa/africa
Bookseller: KRUL Antiquarian Books [Netherlands]
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2008-12-03 21:04:05
Stumpff,Johannes (otherwise Stumpf)
Zurich: Christoffel FROSCHOUER 1st edition, 1556. Hardcover. Good. Woodcuts (104) some first used in the Schweizer-Chronik of 1548 with scenes of battles, sieges of cities, convocations, portraits &c. Folio half calf with red label (tips rubbed, label chipped). Titlepage with woodcut printer's mark & 2 leaf Dedication & CXXXVII numbered-leaves; Lacks 3 preliminary leaves before the text and one final blank leaf. Title & prelims restubbed into gutter. Very clean & crisp with only occasional light browning/ staining, 3 or 4 marginal tears w/o loss. Two small Bookplates, Ex Libris Ludovic Blondin, & earlier bookplate of Friedemann Graf und Herr von Werthern with Motto "Wahr! dann standhaft" (STC 839). Rare monograph on the evils of popery based on sources by Vadian. Written as a History of the Life of Henry IV, 1050-1106, Holy Roman Emperor: mentions surprisingly large number of British personages, viz. Venerable Bede, John Scotus, Lanfranc, Wm. the Conquorer, etc. Black Letter with printed sidenotes, text in German. The 104 text woodcuts are of superb quality and were most carefully inked and printed, some are after designs of Holbein. Internally in Very Good condition.
Bookseller: Abbey Antiquarian Books [Blockley, GLOS, United Kingdom]
2008-11-30 11:06:10
Lopez de Gomara, Francisco:
Rome: Valerio & Luigi Dorici, 1556.. [2],211,[1] leaves, including two woodcuts. 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.
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana
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2008-11-28 20:31:38
FINÉ, ORONCE (ORONTIUS FINAEUS). - [THE MEDIAEVAL QUADRANT]
Lutetiae (Paris), Aegidium Gourbinum, 1556. 4to. (24x17 cm.). Later limp vellum with ms. title on spine. Title with printers device in woodcut. Initials in woodcut. Ff (4),56 (=(8),102 pp.). 1 full-page woodcut illustration of the quadrant and many diagrams and illustrations in the text. Upper right corner of titlepage repaired with paperpulp, and a tear to corner on F 2 repaired, not affecting the text. Light scattered brownspots, but a good broad-margined copy.. First edition as a separate text published posthumously by Fine's son the year after his father's death. The work was originally issued as part two of Finé's "Protomathesis" from 1532. In this work Finé shows the varied use of the quadrant in measuring distances, proportions, solids etc. as a derivation of the trigonometric quadrant from the eleventh century "quadrans vetustissimus", as also described by Appian in his "Instrumentum...primi mobilis" 1534. - "Finé dealt only with the strictly trigonometric use of the quadrant, determination of the right and versed sines of a given arc - or vice versa - and the products or ratios of two sines. Virtually ignoring the application of its properties to astronomical calculations..."(DSB). "Fine apparently built very large instruments of four or five feet in size and thus was able to graduate them in finer detail than their simpler hand-held cousins. An illustration shows a geometric square with 120 divisions in the quadrant-a significant improvement over the usual dozen or so on the shadow scales of the smaller instruments. One illustration shows a mechanism for finding t … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Lynge & Søn A/S
2008-11-19 07:13:07
Guillonius, Renatus.
Paris, Andreas Wechel, 1556.. 70, (2) SS. Mit Holzschnittdruckermarke am Titel und kleinerer Druckermarke am letzten Bl. verso. Mod. Pappband. 4to.. Zweite, erweiterte Ausgabe des seltenen, erstmals 1548 erschienenen Werks zur griechischen Prosodie und Metrik. Das neue Druckprivileg ist datiert mit 13. September 1555. Rene Guillonius (1500-70) war Schüler der großen Gräzisten Guillaume Bude (1467-1540) gewesen. - Am Titel zeitgenöss. hs. Besitz- und Kaufvermerk sowie darunter Persius-Motto "Sum Thomae [...] constat 1 fl. | Vive memor lethi fugit hora. Persius". Der Nachname des Besitzers kaum später getilgt und von einem wohl ebenfalls Thomas (Bauer) genannten Nachbesitzer des 16. Jhs. in roter Tinte ersetzt: "Agricola". Durchgehend mit kl. Wurmgang (etwas Textverlust). - Adams G 1581. BM-STC French 213. OCLC 65708718.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH
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2008-08-17 20:31:36
GIRAVA, Hieronymus (d.1556).
Milan: G.A. Castiglione and C. Carron, 1556. - 4to., (8 4/8 x 6 2/8 inches). Folding woodcut world map (11 x 16 inches) (folds of map strengthened in one or two places on verso, some worming to upper margin of gatherings Y-2E, some pale dampstaining). 18th-century mottled sheep, spine in six panels with four raised bands, citron morocco lettering piece in one, the others decorated in gilt (extremities scuffed with some minor loss to one corner); modern quarter morocco slipcase and chemise. Provenance: 17th-century inscription of Augustinian Hermits partially obscured at the foot of the title-page; inscription on front pastedown of "T. Norton. Pte. de Lima 13 Dec. 1841. Affe. de Fornellos" and ink stamp on title-page; Frank Sherwin Streeter (1918-2006) (Collection of Important Navigation, Pacific Voyages, Cartography and Science). AN IDENTICAL COPY SOLD AT CHRISTIE'S IN JULY 2016 FOR $138,776. First edition, with the rare world map: "Girava's woodcut map is uncommon, and it is often missing from the volume in which it first appeared. The author, cosmographer to the Emperor Charles V, has drawn a much simplified version of the large world map by Casper Vopel, the contemporary German cartographer from Cologne. All Vopel's world maps--supposedly of 1545, 1549 and 1552 - have perished and only derivatives by Vavassore (1558) and Van den Putte (1570) have survived. Balboa's discovery of the Pacific Ocean in 1513 is noted, and there is an interesting inscription across the southern continent saying that it was sighted in 1499: this has given rise to considerable speculation" (Shir … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries - Aradernyc [U.S.A.]
2008-08-17 20:31:36
GIRAVA, Hieronymus (d.1556).
Milan: G.A. Castiglione and C. Carron, 1556. 4to., (8 4/8 x 6 2/8 inches). Folding woodcut world map (11 x 16 inches) (folds of map strengthened in one or two places on verso, some worming to upper margin of gatherings Y-2E, some pale dampstaining). 18th-century mottled sheep, spine in six panels with four raised bands, citron morocco lettering piece in one, the others decorated in gilt (extremities scuffed with some minor loss to one corner); modern quarter morocco slipcase and chemise. Provenance: 17th-century inscription of Augustinian Hermits partially obscured at the foot of the title-page; inscription on front pastedown of "T. Norton. Pte. de Lima 13 Dec. 1841. Affe. de Fornellos" and ink stamp on title-page; Frank Sherwin Streeter (1918-2006) (Collection of Important Navigation, Pacific Voyages, Cartography and Science). AN IDENTICAL COPY SOLD AT CHRISTIE'S IN JULY 2016 FOR $138,776. First edition, with the rare world map: "Girava's woodcut map is uncommon, and it is often missing from the volume in which it first appeared. The author, cosmographer to the Emperor Charles V, has drawn a much simplified version of the large world map by Casper Vopel, the contemporary German cartographer from Cologne. All Vopel's world maps--supposedly of 1545, 1549 and 1552 - have perished and only derivatives by Vavassore (1558) and Van den Putte (1570) have survived... Balboa's discovery of the Pacific Ocean in 1513 is noted, and there is an interesting inscription across the southern continent saying that it was sighted in 1499: this has given rise to considerable speculation … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2007-11-28 21:57:03
(Geneva), R. Stefius = R. Estienne, (1556). With large woodcut printer's mark on title, 4 section-titles surrounded by a woodcut border; title printed in Hebrew and Latin, the rest of the book completely printed in Hebrew and Aramaic. 243 pp. 4to. Contemporary vellum, probably made from the binding of a slightly smaller book (new end-papers, ties gone, somewhat stained).*Renouard, 86 (did not see a copy). Chaix, Dufour & Moeckli 28 (microfilm). Roest 195. Zedner 123. Vinograd, Paris, 32 (wrongly mentions Paris as the printing-place). Cf. Vinograd, Geneva, 2 (edition with other collation). Steinschneider No. 146 (Paris as printing-place) and No. 9529. Very rare Hebrew Geneva imprint by Robert Estienne (I). First edition of this compilation of the Minor Prophets, with the Aramaic translation of Jonathan ben Uzziel (first century B.C.E.-first century C.E.), together with the commentaries of the three great Jewish commentators, Solomon ben Isaac Rashi (1040-1105), Abraham ibn Ezra (1089-1164), and David Kimhi (1160?-1235?). Contains apart from Hosea, also Joel, Amos, Obadia and Jona. - Waterstain mainly at beginning and towards the end; occasionally wormholes in blank margins, touching only a few letters; slightly foxed.[(5602)] [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Ludwig Rosenthal's Antiquariaat [Leidschendam, Netherlands]
2007-11-20 19:31:12
CARION Johann / Jean
- 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. - 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. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] The original of the French translation seems to have appeared for the first time … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet [Paris, France]
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