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        De ss. Martyrvm crvciatibvs liber. Antwerpen [= Amsterdam], Andreas Frisius, 1668.

      12°, geheel leren band uit de tijd, (24)+576+(47) pag. Geillustreerd met frotispice en 44 paginagrote gravures naar Antonio Tempesta.Funck, Livre Belge a gravures. pag. 315. Beroemd boek door de Romeinse priester Antonio Gallonio (1557-1605) met 44 gravures naar Tempesta die ze had vervaardigd naar Jean Guerra de Modene. Ze tonen de martelingen die de Christenen ondergingen. De eerste Italiaanse editie was van 1591. Deze editie van 1668 is opgedragen aan Johannes van Neercassel, d.d. oktober 1667.

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        [Apologia peri Christianon ] ; Athenagoru Athenaiu philosophu Christianu apologia peri Christianon (Greek). Athenagorae Athenie[n]sis philosophi Christiani apologia pro Christianis, ad imperatores Antonionum & Commodum. Ejusdem, De resurrectione mortuorum. Ex antiquis exemplaribus libellus ille nu(n)c primum profertur, hic aute castigatior quàm autea editur. Uterque Graecè et Latiné.

      (Geneve), H. Estienne, 1557. 8vo. Contemp. full vellum. Remains of ties. A crack to upper part of fronthinge. Endpapers renewed, the work seems to be inserted in a contemporary binding. Handwritten title on spine. Titlepage with some browning and soiling and outer margin frayed. Second leaf with browning to right marin. 208 pp. Text in Greek and latin.. Scarce first edition - editio princeps - of the famous "Apologia", the carefully written plea for justice to the Christians made by a philosopher, on philosophical grounds, to the Emperors Marcus Aurelius and his son Commodus, conquerors, "but above all, philosophers". Athenagoras complains of the illogical and unjust discrimination against the Christians and of the calumnies they suffer, and then meets the charge of atheism. He establishes the principle of monotheism, citing pagan poets and philosophers in support of the very doctrines for which Christians are condemned, and demonstrates the superiority of the Christian belief in God to that of pagans. This first strongly reasoned demonstration of the unity of God in Christian literature is supplemented by an able exposition of the Trinity. Athenagoras was a Christian apologist of the second half of the second century of whom no more is known than that he was an Athenian philosopher and a convert to Christianity. Of his writings there have been preserved but two genuine pieces his "Apology" or "Embassy for the Christians" and a "Treatise on the Resurrection".Adams A-2102. - Dibdin I: 186. - Brunet I:537

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        Gulielmi Budaei Parisiensis . Consiliarii regii. Annotationes in Pandectas tam priores quam posteriores ad postremam autoris recognitionem expressae quibus accesserunt duo utilissimi indices. Eiusdem Forensia in quibus et vulgares et vere latinae iurisconsultorum loquendi formulae traduntur Indice. Adiecto

      Apud Nic. Episcop. Iuniorem, Basileae 1557 - Tagli rossi microfori di tarlo al dorso una cuffia sciupata qualche spellatura ed abrasione ai piatti e lungo i bordi della rilegatura esemplare pulito Marche tipografiche ai frontespizi e in fine capilettera xilografati figurati bella legatura in pelle settecentesca con dorso a sette caselle ornate con motivi fitomorfi in oro. Guillaume Budé uno dei maggiori eruditi francesi è considerato con Alciato e Zasio uno dei massimi artefici del rinnovamento umanistico degli studi giuridici. Contribuì anche alla creazione del College de France e del patrimonio librario della Biblioteca Nazionale (18) + 399 + (1) + (32) + 190 + (36) p. 2 voll in 1 tomo in-4 p.pelle seicentesca titoli e fregi oro al dorso

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        Commentarius de Iurisprudentia Muciana [Bound With Two Other Works]

      1557. An Important Humanist Scholar Baudouin, Francois [1520-1573]. Commentarius de Iurisprudentia Muciana. Accessit Rerum & Verborum Praecipue Memorabilium Index. Basel: Per Ioannem Oporinum, [1558]. [xvi] 306 [6] pp. [Bound with] Baudouin, Francois. De Legibus XII Tabularum. Tertia sed Plane nova Editio. Basel: Per Ioannem Oporinum, [1557]. [viii] 252 [18] pp. [And] Baudouin, Francois, Commentary. Ad Edicta Veterum Principum Rom. de Christianis. Basel: Per Ioannem Oporinum, [c. 1557]. 122, [10] pp. Lacking leaves HH5 and HH6, the final text leaf (pp. 121-2) and the first index leaf. Contemporary calf, blind frames and central medallions to boards, raised bands, blind ornaments and later hand-lettered paper title label to spine. Some rubbing to boards, heavier rubbing to extremities with wear to spine ends and corners, joints starting at ends, hinges cracked but secure, later armorial bookplate and tipped-in leaf of notes to front pastedown. Light toning to text, faints foxing and dampstaining in places. Occasional notes and glosses in a contemporary hand, interior otherwise clean. * Later editions. Baudouin was an eminent French humanist jurist and theologian. Interested in the early history of Roman law, he emphasized the importance of history in the development of the law. This volume collects two of his principal works, De Legibus XII Tabularum, a study of the history and significance of the Twelve Tables, and Commentarius de Iurisprudentia Muciana, a study of Roman law during the Republic. The final title addresses the legal status of the early Christian Church. Adams, Catalogue of Books Printed on the Continent of Europe, 1501-1600 B87, B93, B84.

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        Ioannis Zonarae Monachi, qui olim Byzantij Magnus Drungarius excubiarum seu Biglae, & protosecretarius fuit, compendium Historiarum, in tres Tomos distinctum: quorum Primus agit de rebus Iudaicis, ab exordio Mundi usq; ad Hierosolymitanum excidium. Secundus Historiam Romanam, ab Vrbe condita usq; ad Constantinum Magnum, breviter complectitur. Tertius Imperatorum res gestas, a Constantino Magno usq; ad obitum Alexij Comneni, tractat. Opus praeclarum, ac diu desideratum: nunc uero demum liberalitate magnifici & generosi uiri D. Antonii Fvggeri, &c. & labore Hieronymi VVolfii, Graece ac Latine, quinq codicibus inter se collatis, quam emendatißime fieri potuit, in lucem editum. Singulis Tomis sui additi sunt Indices, & utarium lectionum Annotationes. [Druckermarke] Cum Caes. Maiest. gratia priuilegion as decennium: Christianiss. uero Galliarum regis Henrici ad sexennium, cuius exemplum etiam propter plagiarios quosdam adiecimus. Basilae, Per Ioannem Oporinum, (Basel, durch Johannes Oporin) 1557.

      Basel, Johannes Oporin 1557.. 11 Seiten; 224 Seiten; 18 Blätter; 248 Seiten; 11 Blätter; 1 (weißes) Blatt; 246 Seiten; 10 Blätter (incl. Kolophon: "Basileae, Ex Officina Ioannis Operini, Anno Salutis humana M. D. LVII. Mense Martio."); 1 Blatt (schöne, im Vergleich zu der auf den Titeln größere und abgwandelte Druckermarke mit Motto: "INVIA VIRTVTI NVLLA EST VIA."). Ehemals prächtiger blind- und goldgeprägter späterer (England, 18. Jahrhundert ?) Lederband über vier Bünden mit allseitigem Farbschnitt. (38 x 26,5 cm) Gr.4°.. - Inkunabel der Byzantinistik: Der erste übersetzte, editierte und gedruckte Text eines byzantinischen Geschichtsschreibers durch den "Vater der deutschen Byzantinistik" - VD16 J 811. Vergl. GG 270. Der ehemals sehr schöne Einband mit größeren Erhaltungsmängeln. Große Fehlstellen am oberen und unteren Kapital, die Ecken bestoßen, bzw. mit Fehlstellen. Die Deckel mit Kratzspuren, Druckstellen und am hinteren Deckel an einer Stelle angebrochen, sowie mit Wurmlöchern. Anfangs die rechte untere Ecke im weißen Rand mit Wasserspur, der äußere weiße Rand ebenfalls betroffen. Anfangs und am Schluß im Register einige Wurmlöcher. Trotz der beschriebenen Mängel durchaus noch ein stattlicher Band, dem eine behutsame Restaurierung sicher gut anstände. Im ersten Teil wurde die Seite 31 irrtümlich mit 19 paginiert, im 2. Teil die Seite 213 mit 215, im dritten Teil wurden die Seite 21 irrtümlich als 17, Seite 27 als 25 und Seite 231 als 221 paginiert. Sehr schöner, zweispaltiger und zweisprachiger Druck, eingangs jeder neuen Kolumne jeweils eine hübsche, vier bis fünf Zeilen hohe, in Holz geschnittene Schmuckinitiale, zu Beginn der einzelnen Teile sind sie neun bis elf Zeilen hoch. Den Anstoß zur Übersetzung und Herausgabe der Manuskripte des Zonaras gab Hans Dernschwam (1494 - 1568/ 1569), ein humanistisch gebildeter Faktor Anton Fuggers, der in dessen Auftrag 1553 als Begleiter einer kaiserlichen Gesandtschaft in Konstantinopel und Anatolien auf die Jagd nach Manuskripten antiker Autoren gegangen war und quasi als "Beifang" auch solche byzantinischer Geschichtsschreiber mit nach Augsburg brachte. Dernschwam übezeugte seinen Chef Anton Fugger von der Wichtigkeit dieser Manuskripte, der wiederum den ihm verpflichteten Augsburger Humanisten Hieronymus Wolff (1516 - 1580), der als Sekretär und Bibliothekar beim Neffen Hans Jakob Fugger angestellt war, mit einem unwiederstehlichen Angebot zwang, sein eigentliches Lieblingsgebiet, die Übersetzung lateinischer und griechischer Klassiker zu Gunsten der verachteten byzantinischen Geschichtsschreiber zu vernachlässigen und bei Johannes Herbst (= Oporinus) in Basel vorliegendes Werk zu editieren. Die Veröffentlichung ermöglichte Anton Fugger nicht nur durch das fürstliche Salär (372 Gulden !) für Wolff, sondern auch durch Kredite an den Drucker, der ihm dies auf dem Titel auch dankte. Vergl. hierzu Franz Tinnefeld ("Die Erinnerung an Vergessenes in der Byzantinistik seit ihren Anfängen im 15./ 16. Jahrhundert") in: "Erinnerungskultur in Südosteuropa" herausgegeben von Reinhard Lauer, Berlin etc; de Gruyter 2011, S. 83 ff. "Wolf gebührt die Ehre, erstmals byzantinische Historikertexte für eine Druckausgabe editiert und ins Lateinische übersetzt zu haben." (ebenda, S. 84) Vergl. auch Band 16 der Reihe "Byzantinische Geschichtsschreiber", herausgegeben von Erich Trapp: "Militärs und Höflinge im Ringen um das Kaisertum 969 bis 1118. Nach der Chronik des Johannes Zonaras". Graz etc; Styria 1986. <br> * Weitere Anmerkungen auf Wunsch. * * Zahlung mit VISA/ MASTERCARD möglich. Versand mit Deutsche Post oder DHL. *

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        Vite de prencipi di Vinegia di Pietro Marcello Tradotte in volgare da Lodo

      In Venetia (Venise): per Plinio Pietrasanta., 1557. Fine. per Plinio Pietrasanta., In Venetia (Venise) 1557, in 4 (15,5x20cm), (8) 191pp. (1bc)(23)., relié. - First edition in Italian of Vitis principum Marcello, the first date of 1502. Italics Beautiful print edition (many initials) in Pietrasanta, typographer active in Venice between 1553 and 1560. Brunet III, 1395. Parchment flexible time . Top cap missing. Tears in the place of the nerves (seams). Traces of laces. History of 80 doges of Venice. Salvestro Girelli is the author of the story of four doges and Giorgio benzone 3 (comments are generally longer than those of Marcello). These two additional authors are placed at the head of two chapters end of the book. --- 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 en langue italienne du Vitis Principum de Marcello, dont la première édition date de 1502. Belle impression en Italiques, (nombreuses lettrines) par Pietrasanta, typographe actif à Venise entre 1553 et 1560. Brunet III, 1395. Reliure en plein parchemin souple d'époque. Coiffe supérieure manquante. Déchirures à l'endroit des nerfs (coutures). Traces de lacets. Histoire des 80 doges de Venise. Salvestro Girelli est l'auteur de l'histoire de 4 doges et Giogio Benzone de 3 (les commentaires sont généralement plus longs que ceux de Marcello). Ces deux auteurs supplémentaires sont placés en tête de deux chapitres en fin d'ouvrage.

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        Originum ac Germanicarum Antiquitatum Libri, Leges videlicet, Salicae, Allemannorum, Saxonum, Angliorum, Thuringorum, Burgundionum, Francorum, Ripuariae, Boioriorum, Vuestphalorum, Vuerinorum, Frisionum, Langobardorum, Theutonum etc. Pergament-Einband, Basel 1557, Erstausgabe

      Basel: Henrichus Petrus, 1557, Cum Caesareae Maiestatis gratia & privilegio, Erstausgabe. Original-Ganzpergament auf Pappdeckeln mit Fadenbindung und goldgeprägtem Rückenschildchen, Quarto-Großformat (30 x 21 cm), (XIV), 347, (1) Seiten mit Holzschnitt-Initialen und einem Buchholzschnitt am Ende, Name des Vorbesitzers in schwarzer Tinte auf dem Vorsatzblatt, auf der Titelseite in blasser Tinte einige wenige Marginalien, Papier altersbedingt gebräunt, Einband leicht berieben und fleckig, am oberen Kapital kleiner Einriss des Pergaments, am unteren Kapital berieben, Titelseite mit kleinem Wurmgang oben rechts, einige Seiten im breiten Rand schwach fingerfleckig, ansonsten vollständig mit eingebundenem Vorwort des Herausgebers, bemerkenswert gut erhaltenes Exemplar, seltene Post-Inkunabel aus der Frühzeit des Buchdrucks; 1. sehr seltene Post-Inkunabel Basel 1557 über den Ursprung deutscher Gesetze von Basilius Johannes Herold

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        Francisci Balduini Iuriscons Commentarij De legibus XII tabularum [Ensem

      Basileae [Bâle]: Per Ioannem Oporinum, 1557. Fine. Per Ioannem Oporinum, Basileae [Bâle] 1557, in-8 (12,5x18,5cm), (1f. tit.) (5f. epis.) (1f.) 252pp. (7f. index) 121pp. (10p. index) 14pp. (1f. errata) 211pp. (19p. index), relié. - Third edition, the first in-8 in Basel after two folio published in Paris in 1550 and 1554 for the first text. The following two texts are first edition. Text column, 33 lines per column. Absent Brunet. Full brown calf spotted eighteenth. Back with five nerves decorated with a piece of red morocco, caissons and gold jewels. All red edges. Flat upper jaw split over the whole length. Small works to the front cover and the lower tail cap flat. Three corners bumped. Pale foxing. Small to work on the first guard. Both eminent jurist and theologian no less renowned Renaissance, François Baudouin facilitated his studies in a very specific thesis at the junction of two disciplines; it is set out in search of historical sources and true law, particularly the Roman law. His work and his thoughts on the 12 tables of the law are placed in this context. In his other works, Baldwin remains committed to its thesis, seeking in historical and religious foundations of law and the right background. --- 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] Troisième édition, première in-8 à Bâle après deux in-folio parues à Paris en 1550 et 1554 pour le premier texte. Les deux textes suivants sont en édition originale. Texte sur une colonne, 33 lignes par colonne. Absent à Brunet. Reliure en plein veau brun moucheté XVIIIe. Dos à cinq nerfs orné d'une pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, de caissons et fleurons dorés. Toutes tranches rouges. Mors du plat supérieur fendu sur toute la longueur. Petits travaux de vers sur le premier plat et en coiffe de queue du plat inférieur. Trois coins émoussés. Pâles mouillures. Infime travail de vers sur la première garde. A la fois éminent juriste et non moins renommé théologien de la Renaissance, François Baudouin a animé ses études d'une thèse très particulière à la jonction des deux disciplines ; il s'est donc mis en quête des sources historiques et véritables du droit, et particulièrement du droit romain. Son travail et ses réflexions sur les 12 tables de la loi se placent dans cette optique. Dans ses autres ouvrages, Baudouin demeure attaché à sa thèse, cherchant dans les origines historiques et religieuses les fondements des lois et du droit.

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        Dialoghi di Pietro Messia tradotti nuovamente di Spagnuolo in volgare da Alfonso d'Ulloa. Con la tavola di tutte le cose degne di memoria, che in essi si leggono

      Venetia, Italy: Plinio Pietrasanta, 1557. [8], 125, [1], [8] pages; 20.7cm; 19th century marbled maroon vellum covered boards with minor shelfwear and slight cracking of hinges. Woodcut head- and tail-pieces, as well as woodcut initials. all original blankleaves before title page and after colophon lacking; Italian translation of Spanish edition 1547; first printed mention of Magellan's circumnavigation in Italian on pages 5-6; pencil notes on front endpaper and flyleaf, and a few minor marginalia marks in text. Author also known as Pedro Mexia. Natural history; medicine.. First Italian edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        Praeclara Nili et Marci abbatum opera e graeco in latinum conversa, Petro Francisco Zino Veronensi interprete.

      Venedig, [Giovanni Battista u. Melchiorre Sessa], 1557.. 8°. Titel mit großer Holzschn.-Druckermarke. Mit zahlr. figürl. Holzschn.-Initialen. 76 num. Bll., Späterer marmor. Ppbd. m. Rückenschild.. Erstausgabe. - "Nilus was the author of many theological works, several of which have been printed, though they have not yet been collected into one edition [...]. Some of the works of Nilus were first published in Latin by P. F. Zinus [Pietro Francesco Zini], Venet. 1557, 8vo (Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology). - Nilus (gest. 430) wirkte unter den Kaisern Arcadius und Theodosius II. als Beamter und Politiker. Später ließ er sich zusammen mit seinem Sohn Theodolus auf dem Berg Sinai als Anachoret nieder. In seinen Schriften setzte er sich sehr für das Mönchstum und deren Verbreitung ein; warnte aber auch stets vor deren Verweltlichung. Man zählt ihn zu den Kirchenvätern. - Einband min. berieben. Vorsatz- u. Titel tlw. hinterlegt u. mit kleinen alten Einträgen. Titel am unteren Rand mit hinterlegtem Abschnitt (unter Verlust der Druckernamen?). Ecken bestoßen. Durchg. gebräunt u. braun- bzw. stockfleckig sowie tlw. schwach wasserrandig. Das letzte Blatt mit alten Einträgen. - Nicht bei Adams u. im BM STC, Italian Books.

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        Rime...Satire del medesimo con i suoi argomenti di nuovo rivedute & emedate

      Gabriel Giolito de' Ferrari 1557 In 12°, c. 88. Si tratta della prima edizione, assai rara, in cui compaiono nello stesso volume le Rime e le Satire. L'edizione, estremamente corretta, è citata dagli accademici della Crusca. Qualche macchia alla carta 30 e alcuni versi cancellati anticamente a mano. Legatura settecentesca in pelle con riparazioni alle cerniere. Tagli rossi. (Agnelli - Ravegnani, II, p.61).

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        [Title in Greek letters.] Ex Ctesia, Agatharchide, Memnone exerptae historiae, Appiani Iberica. Item de gestis Annibalis

      Geneva: Henri Estienne,, 1557. Omnia nunc primum edita. Cum Henrici Stephani castigationibus. Octavo (161 × 94 mm). Attractive late 18th-century green goatskin, title gilt to the spine, rolled bands, dog and willow tool to the compartments, single fillet panel to the boards, rope-twist gilt edge-roll, all edges gilt, floral roll gilt to the turn-ins, marbled endpapers, pale yellow silk page-marker intact. Greek types. Ineffectually obliterated ownership inscription of the 17th-century lexicographer Robert Sherwood to the title page. A little rubbed, five small, surface worm-holes to the upper board, small paper label at the head of the spine, light browning, som epale damp-staining towards the lower margin, but overall a very good copy. First edition of Estienne's editio princeps of these five Greek histories, including Photius's recension of "On the Erythrean [Red] Sea" by Agatharchides, preceding its appearance in Hoeschel's editio princeps of Photius's Bibliotheca, itself based on a manuscript owned by Estienne, by nearly half a century. "Agatharchides' original text is lost, but extracts and digests of it are found in three later authors: Diodorus Siculus, Strabo and the collection of extracts made by the Byzantine theologian Photius in the ninth century AD … Of these three witnesses … the Photius text is considered closest to the original" (Retso, The Arabs in Antiquity, p. 295): Diodorus extensively altered the text to fit his "distinctive literary style", whereas Strabo's immediate source was not Agatharchides at all but the lost geography by Artemidorus of Ephesus (Burstein, Agatharchides of Cnidus, p. 38). Photius's version is unique in referring to an aromatic plant "which in Arabic (arabistii) is called larimna", a passage found at p. 71 of the present text: if part of Agatharchides's original account, this would be "the earliest reference in history to a language named after the Arabs" and Retso has "no doubt that Photius had a text very close to Agatharchides' original before him". (The Arabs p. 300). "On the Erythrean Sea", an account of an expedition to the west coast of Arabia ordered by Ptolemy II in 280 BC in reaction to Seleucid expansion in the region, has been identified as "the most important source for an almost forgotten chapter in the history of discovery, the exploration of the Red Sea … by the agents of the Ptolemaic government in Egypt … It also contains the earliest extensive account of the geography and ethnography of the coats of northeast Africa and Western Arabia." (Burstein, Agatharchides of Cnidus). Several peoples are identified as "arabes", including the "Nabataoi" (Nabateans), "Thamoudenoi" (Thamud) and "Gasandoi" (Ghassanids). In Strabo and Diodorus's references to "arabes" on the eastern side of the Gulf of Suez, moreover, "we might tentatively recognise the Arabs encountered by Herodotus" (The Arabs, p. 296). Retso further argues that the ethnography of the western Hijaz can be reconstructed by reading Agatharchides alongside Sargon's annals, the Bible's Book of Chronicles and the list of Qeturah's son's in Genesis. An attractive copy of a highly significant early source for the region, which also includes the first separate work on India by Ctesias of Cnidos, and two books by Appian which were not included in Estienne's 1551 edition.

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        Thesaurus Euonymi Philiatri, de remediis sectritis, liber physicus, medicus et partim etiam chymicus et oeconomicus in vinorum diversi saporis apparatu, medicis et pharmacopolis omnibus praecipue necessarius.

      Lugduni (Lyon), Antonium Vincentium, (Excudebat Vidua Balthazaris Arnolleti), 1557,. pt. in-8vo, 4 ff. + 498 p. + 19 ff., page de titre avec marque gravee de l'editeur, 60 gravures sur bois dans le texte, dans une belle reliure XIXe s. en plein cuir rouge, dos a 4 nerfs avec titre et ornements en or, plats ornes a froid, chasses avec double filet, tranches dorees (sur marbrures), gardes en papier dominote.. Oeuvre rare de Gessner, le thesaurus represente une compilation des connaissances du 16e s. dans les domaines de la chimie, la pharmacopee et la medecine (premiere edition 1552). Les illustrations tres soignees, montrent des plantes, des instruments pour la chimie et leurs applications. Le zurichois Gesner est considere comme un des plus importants naturalistes et savants de la Suisse. Medecin et philologue, il devient medecin de son etat, il pratique, enseigne et consacre une grande partie de son temps a lire et a ecrire. Il est anobli par l'empereur Ferdinand Ier et, en 1557, est nomme professeur de philosophie naturelle a Zurich. Ses oeuvres les plus connues sont sa grande bibliographie universelle et ses publications en tant que naturaliste dans les domaines de la botanique et de la zoologie, ou il est considere comme un pionnier. Very good complete copy.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Wellcome I, 2782; Ferchl, S. 182; Hirsch II, 539.

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        Thesaurus euonymi Philiatri, de Remediis secretis, liber Physicus, Medicus & etiam Chymicus, & oeconomicus...,

      Lyon, apud Antonium Vincentium, imprime par Balthasar Arnolleti, 1557,. pt. in-8vo, titre + 3 ff. (praefatio) + 498 p. + 19 ff. (index), avec timbre du graveur sur bois sur titre et 60 illustrations gravees sur bois dans le texte, bon etat, einfacher Pergamentband d. Z., vergilbter ms. Titel auf Rücken, Scharniere fachm. repariert, gebräunt und mit kl. Läsuren, guter fester Einband.. Oeuvre rare de Gesner, le thesaurus represente une compilation des connaissances du 16e s. dans les domaines de la chimie, la pharmacopee et la medecine (premiere edition 1552). Les illustrations tres soignees, montrent des plantes, des instruments pour la chimie et leurs applications. Le zurichois Gesner est considere comme un des plus importants naturalistes et savants de la Suisse. Medecin et philologue, il devient medecin de son etat, ou il pratique, enseigne et consacre une grande partie de son temps a lire et a ecrire. Il est anobli par l'empereur Ferdinand Ier et, en 1557, est nomme professeur de philosophie naturelle a Zurich. Ses oeuvres les plus connues sont sa grande bibliographie universelle et ses publications en tant que naturaliste dans les domaines de la botanique et de la zoologie, dont il est considere etre un pionnier.Very good complete copy in contemporary overlapping vellum (free flyleaves renewed, small prof. restorations to binding). Over 60 small woodcuts on apparatus and medical plants.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Wellcome I, 2782; Haberling-Hübotter-Vierordt 2, 731 ss.; Hirsch II, 539; Helveticat - .

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        Epitome Thesauri Antiquitatum, hoc est, IMPP Rom Orientalium et Occidentalium Iconum, ex Antiquis Numismatibus Quam Fidelisisime Delineatarum Ex Musaeo Jacobi de Strada Mantuani Antiquarii

      Andream Gesnerum. Hardcover. Zurich, 1557. 8vo, vellum, 5 + [21] + [41] + 335 pp. Lacks title page, final leaf torn with loss and reproduced in manuscript. Second edition, following the Lyon edition of 1553. A suite of drawings of ancient coins commissioned for Jacob Fugger. A scarce and important numismatics title. Large chip with loss to binding at spine, underlining, particularly in contents page, contents otherwise very good with minimal age-related wear. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. Adams S1917, OCLC 818985514, locating one defective copy at the Bibliotheque nationale et universitaire in Strasbourg. . Good. 1557.

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        Delle cose meravigliose del mondo. Tradotto dall'illustriss. Signore Don Giovan Vincenzo Belprato, Conte d'Anversa

      in 8 antico (cm 14,3x9,5), pp. 232, legatura in cartone rustico settecentesco; marca tip. con motto al front. e nome dell'A. entro cornice, alcune testatine e capil. L'A., scrittore romano vissuto nel III secolo, ha raccolto, per comporre la sua 'Collectanea rerum memorabilium', le notizie pi curiose del mondo allora conosciuto, contenute nella Storia Naturale di Plinio il Vecchio, nella Chorographia di Pomponio Mela, nell'opera di Svetonio e di altri, elaborandone una sintesi che ebbe molto successo nel medioevo. Questa la 2^ ediz. (1^ del 1557), ed stampata in un bel corsivo nitidissimo. La presente copia manca della sguardia ant. e dell'occhietto, inoltre presenta alcuni aloni giallo-rossastri ad una decina di pp. 588/26

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        FLAVII IOSEPHI OVERUM TOMVS TERTIVS : De Bello Iudaico contines feptema Contra Apionem libros duos : ex Grecorum codicum cottatione per Sigismundu Geleniu caftigator : De Machabzis fiue de Imperio rationis libru vnum, a D. Erasmo Roterodamo recognitum : Indicem per aterea materiarum in toto opere contentarum Iocupletem : 755 durchnummerierte Seiten Fl. Iosephi de Bello Ivdaico Libri VII. interprete Rufino Aquileiensi ad Graecum collati & emendati per Sigismundum Gelenium : ca. 150 Seiten Rervm Omnivm in Iosephi Operibvs memorabilivm index :

      Lvgdvni (Lyon) Apud Antonium Vincentium : 1557.. keine Angabe zur Auflage : 755 Seiten Fl. Iosephi de Bello Ivdaico : ca. 100 Seiten Index : 16 Octav, Ledereinband :. sehr schönes Exemplar mit Anmerkungen von alter Hand : Einband in sehr gutem Zustand : feste Bindung : gut lesbarer Bleidruck : gerne senden wir Ihnen weitere Fotos und Informationen

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        De morbi articularii curatione tractatus quatuor...Joanne Sylvio...

      With printer?s device on title page and colophon. Half vellum over boards; interior lightly browned, with a small marginal ink stain affecting a few pages. An earlier bookplate appears to have been removed and replaced with the bookplate of Warren Thorpe. Small library stamp in the lower margin of A2 verso. First edition of this rare and early work devoted to the causes and treatments of gout and arthritis, followed by a lecture on syphilis given by the author in Louvain on 15 December 1557 or 1558. A good portion of the text is devoted to listing and discussing various types of meat, fish, poultry and their relationship to gout and arthritis. Several formulas for treatment of the disease are also given here. Eight hundred copies of this book were printed, according to Voet. Dubois, called Sylvius (1478 - 1555) was a native of Lille and a celebrated professor of medicine at Douai.

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        Les Burgraves

      Original edition.Binding to bradel half percaline blue-gray with corners, back smoothes decorated with a stylized floral motif gold, when gold and double tail thread, as an exhibit with marine sorrow a little lack angular head, marbled paper dishes , preserved covers, binding signed Champs.Signed autograph of the author to his friend the literary critic Henri Trianon.Origins: Morizet of libraries, Raymond Boueil with his bookplate engraved, Maurice Escoffier (The Romantic Movement No. 1557), Robert Schumann with his handwritten initials (1965, No. 207) and Philippe Zoummerouff (2001, No. 62).Small handwritten correction on the first page of the introduction, some spots on title pages and half-title. E. Michaud Paris 1843 14,5x23,5cm relié

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        I Discorsi nei sei libri della materia medicinale di Pedacio Dioscoride Anazarbeo

      I Discorsi di M. Pietro Andrea Matthioli Medico Senese nei sei libri della materia medicinale di Pedacio Discoride Anazarbeo. Con i veri ritratti delle piante & de gli animali, nuovamente aggiunti dal medesimo. Mattioli, Pietro Andrea. In Vinegia, nella bottega d' Erasmo, appresso Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1557. In - folio, pergamena molle coeva, un po logora nei margini ma peraltro internamente molto ben conservato. (88), 741, (3) pp. con 506 illustrazioni incise in legno. Insegna tip. nel front. ed in fine. Celebrato erbario cinquecentesco che ebbe numerose edizioni successive oltre il seicento. Hirsch, IV, p. 119. Pritzel, 5987 (cita l' ed. 1555 identica a questa ristampa). Nissen, Botan Buchillustration, I, 1304. Arber, Herbals, pp. 92 - 97. The success of the work was phenomenal... The title does not do the book justice, for it contains an account of all the plants known to Mattioli... Anderson, Illustrated history of the herbals, pp. 163 - 72.

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        Gnomologia graecolatina, hoc est Insigniores & uetustiores sententiae philosophorum, poetarum, oratorum et historicoru[m] ex magno Anthologio Ioannis Stobaei excerptae & in locos supra bis centum digestae. Accessit praeterea [Oneiros] uel [Alektruon].

      Basil: Ex Officina J. Parci, Sumptibus J. Oporini. 1557 - Octavo. Three parts in one. I: 30, [ii], 83, [ii]pp.; II: 316pp.; III: 78, [ii]pp. Title and text in Greek & Latin. Lacks third part. Contemporary blindstamped pigskin over wooden boards, marked I.F.B., and dated 1566, repaired. Clasps intact. The book must have been purchased without the third part, or the third part was not really integral to the book, since the binding is dated 1566 and the book was published in 1557.

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        De arithmetica, musica, geometria: & Proclus de sphaera, Elia Vineto Santone interprete. -

      Paris, Cavellat, 1557.In - 8 picc. (15,5 x 11 cm). Cartonatura rustica moderna. Marca tipografica sul frontespizio e una più grande in fine; diversi diagrammi e alcune illustrazioni inc. in legno n.t. 77 (recte 75), (1) ff., A - I8, K4; margine superiore un po' corto; lieve e uniforme ossidazione della carta; antica firma a penna nel margine inferiore bianco del frontespizio. La prima edizione della versione latina del Vineto di questo trattato a metà tra il filosofico e l'ermetico in cui Psellus, una delle figure più brillanti della storia bizantina, esamina la relazione tra aritmetica, geometria, musica e astronomia (edizione originale in greco: Venezia 1532). L?opera, ispirata dagli scritti di Marziano Capella e dalle teorie del tardo neoplatonismo, ebbe a suo tempo molto successo, dovuto certamente allo studio dei rapporti mistici ed ermetici tra i numeri. Adams P - 2205. Roller & G. II, 331. Eitner VIII, 78. Fétis VII, 134. DSB, XI, p. 182 - 6. Smith, Rara Arithmetica, 170: «Psellus was one of the last of the Greek writers on arithmetic. The treatise covers the mediaeval Quadrivium - arithmetic, music, geometry, and astronomy - and is the only late Greek work on arithmetic that attracted attention in the Renaissance period. The arithmetic is merely a primer for the study of Nicomachus.» A scarce translation of this partly philosophical, partly hermetical treatise on the relations between arithmetic, geometry, music and astronomy, written by one of the most brilliant figures in Byzantine history. Printer?s device on title and at end, various diagrams and some text woodcuts. Old name on lower blank margin of title, upper margin a little short, and some mild uniform toning of the paper. Recent boards.

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        Epitome Thesauri Antiquitatum. AND Insignium Aliquot Vivorum Icones

      1557. STRADANUS, Jacob. Epitome Thesauri Antiquitatum. (72), 335, (1) pp. With woodcut printer's device on title-page, 1 woodcut initial, and Illustrated with 485 woodcuts in the text depicting medallions (390 of which contain portraits). Zurich: Andre AM Gesner, 1557. BOUND WITH: _____________. Insignium Aliquot Vivorum Icones. woodcut printer's device on title-page [16], 236 pp. Illustrated with 145 woodcut medallion portraits. Small 8vo., 175 x 105 mm, bound in contemporary Swiss vellum over boards. Lyon: Joannes de Tournes, 1559. |~||~||~||~| First Zurich edition of Strada's chronicle of the Roman emperors from Julius Caesar to Charles V, illustrated with a series of portraits probably by Hans Rudolph Manuel Deutsch and Rudolph Wyssenbach. Since Deutsch and Wyssenbach are known to have cut the very similar medallions for Gessner's fine folio edition of this work in 1559, it seems probable that they also executed these as well. First Edition. The second work is similar in subject matter, but different in style. The portraits are all of distinguished figures in then Ancient World from Aesop to Pythagoras. Jacob Strada (1515-1588), an Italian Antiquary and dealer in Antiquities, medallions and pictures, was "moitie artiste, moitie savant, par-dessus tout fin conaisseur" (Nouvelle Biographie Generale). Armorial bookplate. In general a fine fresh copy in its original binding. Hollstein VI, 202, no. 7 and Mortimer, French 527.

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        Francisci Balduini Iuriscons. Commentarij. De legibus XII tabularum. [Ensemble] Ad edicta veterum principum Rom. de Christianis. [Ensemble] Iuris civilis Catechesis ex Fran. Balvini iuriscons. praelectionibus.

      Third edition, the first in-8 in Basel after two folio published in Paris in 1550 and 1554 for the first text. The following two texts are original edition. Text column, 33 lines per column. Absent Brunet.Full brown calf spotted eighteenth. Back with five nerves decorated with a piece of red morocco, caissons and gold jewels. All red edges. Flat upper jaw split over the whole length. Small works to the front cover and the lower tail cap flat. Three corners bumped. Pale foxing. Small to work on the first guard.Both eminent jurist and theologian no less renowned Renaissance, François Baudouin facilitated his studies in a very specific thesis at the junction of two disciplines; it is set out in search of historical sources and true law, particularly the Roman law. His work and his thoughts on the 12 tables of the law are placed in this context. In his other works, Baldwin remains committed to its thesis, seeking in historical and religious foundations of law and the right background. Per Ioannem Oporinum Basileae [Bâle] 1557 in-8 (12,5x18,5cm) (1f. tit.) (5f. epis.) (1f.) 252pp. (7f. index) 121pp. (10p. index) 14pp. (1f. errata) 211pp. (19p. index) relié

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        Le Secret et Mystere des Juifz. Faisant le commancement du premier livre du recueil de Suidas, traduit du Grec en vulgaire par Francois le Fevre natif de Bourges en Berry. Dedie a Madame Margarite de France Duchesse de Berry.

      Paris, Jaques Kerver, rue S. Jaques aux deux Cochetz, 1557.. In-16, plein velin de l'epoque a petits rabats, (32), 179, (1) f. de privilege, caracteres ronds et italiques, bandeaux et lettrines. Edition originale, dediee a Marguerite de France, duchesse de Berry. Dans les pieces preliminaires, outre la longue dedicace a Margueritte de France, plusieurs sonnets et odes, dont une a Charles de Bourbon, en francais, latin et grec. Francois Lefevre, medecin, docteur regent de l'universite de Bourges, donne ici une traduction des deux premiers livres de l'encyclopedie grecque de Suidas. Le premier est consacre a l'histoire ancienne des Juifs; le second a l'Eglise primitive. Veritable encyclopedie grecque de la fin du IXe siecle, riche de plus de 30.000 entrees, " le Suidas " constitue un document irremplacable pour restituer des sources pour la plupart disparues. (Brunet, VI, 2224. Caillet, 6386. Cioranesco, 13071) Garde et page de titre restaurees sans perte de texte. Petite signature ex-libris de l'epoque et quelques fines notes en marge. Bon exemplaire..

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        Le Secret et Mystere des Juifz. Faisant le commancement du premier livre du recueil de Suidas, traduit du Grec en vulgaire par François le Fevre natif de Bourges en Berry. Dedié a Madame Margarite de France Duchesse de Berry.

      - Paris, Jaques Kerver, rue S. Jaques aux deux Cochetz, 1557. In-16, plein vélin de l'époque à petits rabats, (32), 179, (1) f. de privilège, caractères ronds et italiques, bandeaux et lettrines. Edition originale, dédiée à Marguerite de France, duchesse de Berry. Dans les pièces préliminaires, outre la longue dédicace à Margueritte de France, plusieurs sonnets et odes, dont une à Charles de Bourbon, en français, latin et grec. François Lefèvre, médecin, docteur régent de l&#146;université de Bourges, donne ici une traduction des deux premiers livres de l&#146;encyclopédie grecque de Suidas. Le premier est consacré à l&#146;histoire ancienne des Juifs; le second à l&#146;Eglise primitive. Véritable encyclopédie grecque de la fin du IXe siècle, riche de plus de 30.000 entrées, « le Suidas » constitue un document irremplaçable pour restituer des sources pour la plupart disparues. (Brunet, VI, 2224. Caillet, 6386. Cioranesco, 13071) Garde et page de titre restaurées sans perte de texte. Petite signature ex-libris de l&#146;époque et quelques fines notes en marge. Bon exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        16 handkolorierte Spielkarten aus dem 16. Jahrhundert.

      ohne Ortsangabe, wahrscheinlich Leipzig, o. J. (ev. 1557, ca. Mitte- Ende 16. Jahrhundert).. Kartengrößen ca. 7,5x4,5 cm.. 16 (davon 6 komplett erhaltene) handkolorierte Holzschnitt-Spielkarten aus dem 16. Jahrhundert. Ev. in Leipzig bei Augustin Pfeffer 1557 gedruckt. Den in der Bibliographie von Hoffmann: Altdeutsche Spielkarten auf Seite 144 ff und als farbig illustrierten Wiedergaben auf der Seite 88 ff sehr ähnlich! Dort sind einige Figuren spiegelverkehrt wiedergegeben. Es lassen sich deutliche Ähnlichkeiten bei einigen Spielblättern erkennen! Vergleichbare Motive finden sich auch in Radau/Himmelheber (Katalog des Bay. Nationalmuseums 21), Kapitel: Deutsche Farben, S. 70 ff. Nach Notizen des Vorbesitzers waren die Karten als Bindematerial für das Emblematawerk: ALCIATUS, Liber Emblematum von 1567 verwendet worden! Das "Archaische" der Abbildungen läßt die Karten ziemlich sicher ins 16. Jh. datieren. Nach 1600 werden die Abbildungen filigraner, was nicht zum vorliegenden Kartenbild passt. - Angeschmutzt, Klebspuren und mit einigen Wurmgängen. - Sixteen (6x complete) handcoloured woodcut playing cards, prob. Leipsic, ca. 1560-1590, complete cards each 7,5x4,5 cm. - Tipped onto 2 mounts; soiled, traces of glue, a few wormholes. - Comprises 6 complete cards and 10 damaged playing cards. Strongly resembling (with small variants) Hoffmann, Altdeutsche Spielkarten p.144f and col. ills. on p.88f. According to annotations of the previous owner, the cards were used as binding material for the covers of a copy of A. ALCIATUS, Liber Emblematum (ed. 1567).

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        ANTIQUITATUM ROMANARUM PAULI MANUTII. Liber de Legibus. Index rerum memorabilium.

      (Paolo Manuzio) 1557 Testo latino. Opera dedicata al Cardinale Ippolito d'Este. Cm.28x18,3. Carte (3), 1 bianca, LXXX numerate solo al verso, 2. Legatura tardo ottocentesca cartonata con titoli e filetti in oro al dorso e piatti marmorizzati. Al frontespizio l'impresa tipografica aldina con l'ancora con delfino in un festone di frutti e vegetali. Aloni e fioriture diffusi. Restauro all'ultima carta. Esemplare, pur rifilato, a buoni margini. Alcune chiose d'epoca manoscritte. Paolo Manuzio (Venenzia, 1512 - 1574), figlio di Aldo, aveva concepito un opera in quattro parti sulle antichità romane. Di queste solo il presente, dedicato alla legislazione, vide la luce prima della morte dell'umanista, mentre i rimanenti, "De senatu", "De comitiis" e "De civitate Romana" furono pubblicati in seguito. Renouard segnala la presenza di due esemplari pressochè analoghi impressi nello stesso anno, annotandone una differenza solo al verso dell'ultima carta con numerazione romana. L'ipotesi da lui avanzata è che la prima edizione consti, a quella pagina, di 5 righe, mentre la seconda, "plus correcte, et augmentée", di 33, come nel nostro esemplare

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        DE SYMMETRIA PARTIUM HUMANORUM CORPORUM LIBRI QUATUOR, E’ GERMANICA LINGUA, IN LATINAM VERSI

      Parisiis, in officina Caroli Perier, 1557. In-4 p. (mm. 307x204), elegante legatura in p. pelle mod., cornici a secco e picc. decoraz. oro ai piatti, dorso a cordoni con fregi e tit. oro, 4 cc.nn., 122 cc.num. (di cui 4, ripiegate: n2 - r1 - r2 e v4 - sono segnate come singole ma contate come doppie nella numerazione). Il vol. è ornato da una bella marca tipografica al frontespizio che raffig. un cavaliere su Pegaso nell?'intento di trafiggere un drago con la lancia e, sullo sfondo, una città; da una pregevole testata e grandi iniziali a grottesche, ed è illustrato nel da 145 figure (corpi umani della grandezza della pagina), da alc. particolari (crani, mani e piedi) e da diagrammmi. Le interessanti illustrazioni sono copie delle silografie originali di Duerer della prima edizione tedesca, Norimberga, 1528. Celebrata ed importante opera. Cfr. Choulant, p. 143 e ss: "Albrecht Duerer (Nuremberg 1471 - 1528), like Leonardo da Vinci, wrote treatises on mathematics, chemistry, hydraulics, anatomy, and other scientific subjects.. He was one of the first artists in Germany who practiced and taught the rules of perspective, which he is said to have learned from Lucas von Leyden.. His book on human proportions was prepared for the press after his death by his lifelong friend Willibald Pirkheimer, and it appeared in October, 1528.. The work is divided into four books. The first two books treat of the proper proportions of the human form and its separate members, according to a constructed scale. He first divides the body into seven parts, each having the same measurement as the head, and he next considers the same divided into eight parts, giving also a separate consideration to the proportions of children. The woman, he considers, ought to be an eighteenth part shorter than man. In his proportions of the female figure he follows, perhaps unwittingly, the celebrated standard of the Venus de' Medici. In his third book he changes these proportions according to mathematical rule, and gives examples of ludicrously fat and thin figures, in which some one proportion is frightfully exaggerated. In the fourth book he shows the human form in movement, and treats especially of foreshortenings..?" - Adams,I, p. 371 - Brunet,II,914 - Cicognara,319: ?"nitidissima edizione?". Leggerm. corto del margine sup.; con qualche lieve alone e uniformi lievi ingialliture ma un buon esemplare.

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        Mirabilia Magna Naturae: Das ist, Wunder: Künst: unndt Artzneybuch. Darinnen allerhand nützliche und bewehrte, Jedoch dem gemeinen Mann zuvor verborgene Wunder: und KunstStück zu befinden. Mit Beschreibung allerhand Farben, so Mahlern, Schreibern vnnd HandwercksLeuthen dienstlich. Ingleichen von Pflantzung wunderlicher Gewächß unnd Blumen. Auch wie man den Wein künstlich halten soll, daß er nicht verderbe,. Sampt andern lustigen und bewehrten KunstStücklein. In Welscher und Lateinischer Sprache auffgezeichnet. Hernach aber durch Jacobum Wecker in Teutsch transferirt. Jetzundt revidirt, und auffs Newe mit einem nüzlichen Register an Tag gegeben. 4 Tle. in 8 Büchern (1-3, 4-6, 7 u. 8) in 1 Band. Erfurt, T. Fritzsch 1622. 4°. 4 Bll. 133 S., 3

      - VD 17 3:641935U (1-3), 3:641938S (4-6), 3:641945A (7) u. 3:641947R (8) - vgl. Graesse I, 68 u. Ferguson V, 32f.- Sehr seltene deutsche Ausgabe der erstmals 1557 in Venedig erschienen ?De secretis? in der Übersetzung des Basler Arztes Johann Jacob Wecker.- Seinerzeit sehr beliebte Sammlung von Rezepten zur Herstellung von Farben, Tinten, Branntwein, Schönheitsmitteln, Arzneien u. Hausmitteln, die nicht der Wissenschaft, sondern den häuslichen Bedürfnissen des Alltags dient. ?Like Porta`s ,Natural Magic? the ,Secrets? are in large measure a printing, continuation and further development of the medieval manuscripts of secrets and experiments, containing medical recipes, waters, oils and colors? (Thordike VI, 216).- Mit einem Porträt des Verfassers.- Gleichmäßig gebräunt, wenig fleckig, Titel mit kl. Randläsur, Ebd. etw. fleckig.

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        Mirabilia Magna Naturae: Das ist, Wunder: Künst: unndt Artzneybuch. Darinnen allerhand nützliche und bewehrte, Jedoch dem gemeinen Mann zuvor verborgene Wunder: und KunstStück zu befinden. Mit Beschreibung allerhand Farben, so Mahlern, Schreibern vnnd HandwercksLeuthen dienstlich. Ingleichen von Pflantzung wunderlicher Gewächß unnd Blumen. Auch wie man den Wein künstlich halten soll, daß er nicht verderbe,... Sampt andern lustigen und bewehrten KunstStücklein... In Welscher und Lateinischer Sprache auffgezeichnet. Hernach aber durch Jacobum Wecker in Teutsch transferirt. Jetzundt revidirt, und auffs Newe mit einem nüzlichen Register an Tag gegeben. 4 Tle. in 8 Büchern (1-3, 4-6, 7 u. 8) in 1 Band. Erfurt, T. Fritzsch 1622. 4°. 4 Bll. 133 S., 3 Bll.; 152 S., 4 Bll.; 1 Bl., 102 (recte 142) S., 4 Bll.; 1 Bl., 68 S., 1 Bl., mit blattgr. Porträt-Holzschnitt, Manuskriptpgtbd. d. 16. Jhdts.

      . . VD 17 3:641935U (1-3), 3:641938S (4-6), 3:641945A (7) u. 3:641947R (8) - vgl. Graesse I, 68 u. Ferguson V, 32f.- Sehr seltene deutsche Ausgabe der erstmals 1557 in Venedig erschienen "De secretis" in der Übersetzung des Basler Arztes Johann Jacob Wecker.- Seinerzeit sehr beliebte Sammlung von Rezepten zur Herstellung von Farben, Tinten, Branntwein, Schönheitsmitteln, Arzneien u. Hausmitteln, die nicht der Wissenschaft, sondern den häuslichen Bedürfnissen des Alltags dient. "Like Porta's ,Natural Magic' the ,Secrets' are in large measure a printing, continuation and further development of the medieval manuscripts of secrets and experiments, containing medical recipes, waters, oils and colors" (Thordike VI, 216).- Mit einem Porträt des Verfassers.- Gleichmäßig gebräunt, wenig fleckig, Titel mit kl. Randläsur, Ebd. etw. fleckig.

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        DE CONVENIENTIA SUPPUTATIONIS LIVIANAE ANN. CUM MARMORIBUS ROM. QUAE IN CAPITOLIO SUNT Eiusdem de arte, sive ratione corrigendi veteres Authores, disputatio. Eiusdem emendationum libri duo.

      Patavii, apud Innocentium Olmum, 1557. In-4 p. (mm. 288x200), p. pergam. coeva, decoraz. a secco ai piatti, dorso a cordoni con tit. oro su tassello, 8 cc.nn., 59 cc.num., 1 c.nn., bella vignetta al frontespizio. "Edizione originale", dedicata ?"ad Ioannem Donatum Patritium Venetum?". Cfr. Adams,II, p. 152 - Graesse,VI,141. ?"Francesco Robortello (o Robertelli) (1516-1567), umanista udinese, professò eloquenza a Lucca, Pisa, Venezia, Bologna e Padova; pubblicò classici antichi con note, compose dissertazioni di antichità romane per alcune delle quali ebbe una fiera polemica con C. Sigonio che aveva trattato gli stessi argomenti. Ma l?'opera sua più famosa e più importante è la traduzione latina della "Poetica" di Aristotile (1548), accompagnata da ampio commento?". Così Diz. Treccani,X,478 Frontesp. restaurato al margine interno per manc., altim. esempl. ben conservato.

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        [Title in Greek letters.] Ex Ctesia, Agatharchide, Memnone exerptae historiae, Appiani Iberica. Item de gestis Annibalis

      Geneva: Henri Estienne,, 1557. Omnia nunc primum edita. Cum Henrici Stephani castigationibus. Octavo (161 × 106 mm). Eighteenth-century speckled calf, title gilt to spine within double fillet panel in second compartment, similar panels containing flower and vase tools to the other compartments, double fillet panel to the boards. Greek types. Erosion on the boards from the sprinkling now stabilised, restoration to head- and tail-caps and joints, light toning, mild damp-stain to the upper, inner quadrant of the text from the rear, overall very good. First edition of Estienne&#39;s editio princeps of these fragmentary Greek historians, including the remnant of Agatharchides&#39; important account of the Red Sea, "On the Erythraean Sea". "Written in the second century BC Agatharchides is the most important source for an almost forgotten chapter of the history of the history discovery, the exploration of the Red Sea and the regions surrounding by the agents of the Ptolemaic government in Egypt &#133; It also contains the earliest extensive account of the geography and ethnography of the coasts of northeast Africa and western Arabia" (Burstein, Agatharchides of Cnidus. On the Erythaean Sea, Hakluyt Society, 1989). Retsö warns of the difficulties of drawing firm inferences concerning "what was reported about Arabs in western Arabia around 280 BC" from the "complicated textual transmission" (The Arabs in Antiquity, p. 295) of Agatharchides, but among the tribes described in some detail the Nabataeans and the Sabaeans can be identified with certainty. Also the text contains a reference to "an aromatic plant which grows in the interior and is called in the language of the Arabs &#39;larimnum&#39;" (Burstein, p. 167), which Retsö notes is "the earliest reference in history to a language named after Arabs" (p.300). The passage is at p. 71 in the present text. An attractive copy of an important early source for the region, which also includes the first separate work on India by Ctesias of Cnidos, and two books by Appian which were not included in Estienne&#39;s 1551 edition.

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        Title in Greek letters.] Ex Ctesia, Agatharchide, Memnone exerptae historiae, Appiani Iberica. Item de gestis Annibalis. Omnia nunc primum edita. Cum Henrici Stephani castigationibus.

      Geneva: Henri Estienne, 1557 - Octavo (161 × 106 mm). Eighteenth-century speckled calf, title gilt to spine within double fillet panel in second compartment, similar panels containing flower and vase tools to the other compartments, double fillet panel to the boards. Erosion on the boards from the sprinkling now stabilised, restoration to head- and tail-caps and joints, light toning, mild damp-stain to the upper, inner quadrant of the text from the rear, overall very good. Greek types. First edition of Estienne's editio princeps of these fragmentary Greek historians, including the remnant of Agatharchides' important account of the Red Sea, "On the Erythraean Sea". "Written in the second century BC Agatharchides is the most important source for an almost forgotten chapter of the history of the history discovery, the exploration of the Red Sea and the regions surrounding by the agents of the Ptolemaic government in Egypt It also contains the earliest extensive account of the geography and ethnography of the coasts of northeast Africa and western Arabia" (Burstein, Agatharchides of Cnidus. On the Erythaean Sea, Hakluyt Society, 1989). Retsö warns of the difficulties of drawing firm inferences concerning "what was reported about Arabs in western Arabia around 280 BC" from the "complicated textual transmission" (The Arabs in Antiquity, p. 295) of Agatharchides, but among the tribes described in some detail the Nabataeans and the Sabaeans can be identified with certainty. Also the text contains a reference to "an aromatic plant which grows in the interior and is called in the language of the Arabs 'larimnum'" (Burstein, p. 167), which Retsö notes is "the earliest reference in history to a language named after Arabs" (p.300). The passage is at p. 71 in the present text. An attractive copy of an important early source for the region, which also includes the first separate work on India by Ctesias of Cnidos, and two books by Appian which were not included in Estienne's 1551 edition. Adams C3020 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        HOMILIAE SIVE CONCIONES PRAESTANTISSIMORUM Ecclesiae Catholicae Doctorum, Primum ab Alcuino Levita iussu Imp. CAROLI MAGNI in hunc redactae

      Koln Germany: Maternus Cholinum, 1557. Hardcover. Good+. Small woodcuts (40 with a few repeats mostly of biblical scenes) + a few historiated initials. Folio flexible vellum with stubs of ties (some wrinkles /paper spine label & large old shelfmark B) Titlepage +[25pp]=dedication, indices, to reader & errata. +[1p]blank +5-704PP As listed on a4 the book collates !6 #4 a6 b4 c-z6 +A-Z6 +Aa-Mm6 +Nn8 (lacks Nn8-the final blank) Title has stamp of the library of P.P.Capuci & early "sum ex libris Leodegarj a Meggen Can. Beron." Another "Capucinorum in Sursee" also "loci Capu. in Schyfen". Three small pin sized worm holes to TP soon diminishing to one and then none after the first few pages of text. There are two corners torn away without loss, 4 marginal tears (only one into text and that without loss). And p 634 has a marginal paper fault, again not affecting text.Page 479/480 is bound before 477/478. There are a few gatherings that are browner and a few creases. A few ink splatters to about 6 pages, and the lower edge has some faint damp marking, mainly marginal, but the overall condition is very good with a tight text block and clean pages. *This collection was made by order of Charles the Great and until the present is still the basis of breviary readings. Although assigned to Paul the Deacon it has also been ascribed to Alcuin by Adams but as a suppositious work (cf.H-819).

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        Warhafftige Beschreibung Geistlicher vnd Weltlicher Historien, vnder dem Großmechtigsten Keiser Carolo dem fünfften verlauffen. Erstlich von Herren Johanne Sleidano in Latein zusammen getragen, demnach ... verteutschet ... (von Heinrich Pantaleon) Sampt zwey neuwen zugethanen Bücheren, in welchen alle fürnempsten thaten vnd geschichten, von anfang des fünffvndfünfzigsten biß zu end des sibenvndfünffzigsten jar ... (von Heinrich Pantaleon und Ulrich Koch)

      Basel, 1557. 33 cm. (12), 799 (irrig 801), (7) Seiten mit Holzschnitt-Porträt (auf Titel), 1 größeren und 27 kleineren Textholzschn. und 1 Holzschn.-Initiale. Blindgepr. Schweinsldr.-Bd. der Zeit auf Holzdeckeln mit Messingschließen. - VD16 S 6692 - BM STC German Books 693 - Schottenl. Schobser 28354 b (Vgl.) - Wolf, Quellenk. I, 443ff - 3. Ausgabe der Ãœbersetzung von "De Statu religionis et reipublicae Carlo Quinto Caesare Commentarii" durch Pantaleon, erstmals mit den Ergänzungen (bis September 1557) von Pantaleon und Koch. Mit dem Verfasser-Porträt auf dem Titel. Eine der wichtigsten Quellen zur Geschichte der Reformationszeit (Wolf). Gutes Exemplar, Einband Schabspuren und etwas fleckig, Titelblatt im weissen Rand 2 x 3 cm restauriert, Paginierung springt von 776 auf 779. Der Einband ist mit einer doppelten Rahmenleiste geprägt, die Rollen zeigen biblische Motive, der Einband hat an der Ober- und Unterkante 2 Reibespuren, ebenso eine auf dem hinteren Deckel, sonst ist er gut erhalten. -

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        Il Primo Discorso sopra l'ufficio d'un capitano generale di essercito. Al Signor Marchese di Pescara - Il Secondo Discorso di Guerra. Al S. Duca di Savoia.

      appresso Gabriel Giolito de'Ferrari,, in Vinegia, 1557 - 2 parti in un vol. in-8° (207x152mm), pp. (22), 20; (8), 54, (2); legatura settecentesca p. pelle marmorizzata con titolo e decori in oro su dorso a nervetti. Tagli a spruzzo rossi, sguardie a piuma di pavone. Grandi imprese giolitine incise in xilografia a tre quarti di pagina ai due frontespizi. Variante dell'impresa tipografica al verso dell'ultima carta. Dedicatorie a Giovan Battista Castaldo, Marchese di Cassano e Conte di Piadena, e ad Ottavio Farnese, Duca di Parma e Piacenza. Ex-libris. Diffuse fioriture e aloni, soprattutto al primo frontespizio. Più che discreto esemplare. Prima edizione del primo e del secondo discorso del Centorio (furono seguiti da un terzo, un quarto e un quinto discorso, editi sempre dal Giolito fra il 1558 e il 1562). Annota il Bongi: "Questi Discorsi furono sempre apprezzati, e dai raccoglitori dei tempi passati tenuti in gran pregio. L'origine signorile dell'opera si scorge anche in una certa formosità della stampa, eseguita con bei caratteri, e senza risparmio, tantoché fu scritto che fosse il libro più bene impresso di quanti ne abbia mai fatto il Giolito. A raccomandarla ai raccoglitori giovò assai l'essere stati tre di questi discorsi, cioè il primo, il terzo ed il quinto, compresi nelle Gioie della Collana Storica del Porcacchi, e l'esservi poi messi addirittura dall'Haym; a che si aggiungeva la riputazione di rarità, essendo specialmente l'ultimo, detto rarissimo. Un poco dell'antica fama è loro rimasto, e perchè storicamente hanno qualche importanza, non sono del tutto trascurati. In principio i Discorsi di vendettero staccati.". Bongi, II, pp. 21-22. Adams, C-1270. STC Italian Books, p. 165. Sticca, p. 110: "Rimarchevoli i Commentari della guerra di Transilvania del chiaro Ascanio Centorio, autore eziandio di pregiati Discorsi militari". Marini, pp. 17-18: ".Da alcuni creduto Milanese, ma più probabilmente Romano. Da alcuni questa Opera è riputata rara". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HOMILIAE SIVE CONCIONES PRAESTANTISSIMORUM Ecclesiae Catholicae Doctorum, Primum ab Alcuino Levita iussu Imp. CAROLI MAGNI in hunc redactae .

      Maternus Cholinum, Koln Germany 1557 - Small woodcuts (40 with a few repeats mostly of biblical scenes) + a few historiated initials. Folio flexible vellum with stubs of ties (some wrinkles /paper spine label & large old shelfmark B) Titlepage +[25pp]=dedication, indices, to reader & errata. +[1p]blank +5-704PP As listed on a4 the book collates !6 #4 a6 b4 c-z6 +A-Z6 +Aa-Mm6 +Nn8 (lacks Nn8-the final blank) Title has stamp of the library of P.P.Capuci & early "sum ex libris Leodegarj a Meggen Can. Beron." Another "Capucinorum in Sursee" also "loci Capu. in Schyfen". Three small pin sized worm holes to TP soon diminishing to one and then none after the first few pages of text. There are two corners torn away without loss, 4 marginal tears (only one into text and that without loss). And p 634 has a marginal paper fault, again not affecting text.Page 479/480 is bound before 477/478. There are a few gatherings that are browner and a few creases. A few ink splatters to about 6 pages, and the lower edge has some faint damp marking, mainly marginal, but the overall condition is very good with a tight text block and clean pages. *This collection was made by order of Charles the Great and until the present is still the basis of breviary readings. Although assigned to Paul the Deacon it has also been ascribed to Alcuin by Adams but as a suppositious work (cf.H-819). 1 volume.

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        The Boke Named The governour

      London: [T.Marsh], 1557., 1557. small 8vo. ff. [8], 216. title within woodcut architectural border. woodcut initials. black letter. modern half calf (occasional spotting, dampstain to lower outer corner of some leaves, title lightly soiled & with early ownership entry inked out). Sixth Edition (first: 1531). The author was clerk of the Privy Council and was twice sent as ambassador to the Emperor Charles V by Henry VIII, to whom the present work is dedicated. "His most famous book&#133;was The Boke named the Governour, which went through edition after edition all through the sixteenth century. It achieved this fame for many reasons. It is the first work in recognizably modern English prose, to which Elyot added many new words. It provided influential advocacy for the study of the classics, from which he quotes extensively. the principal cause of its popularity was the current vogue for its subject &#150; it is a treatise on moral philosophy, laying down the lines on which the education of those destined to govern should be directed, and inculcating the high moral principles which should rule them in the performance of their duties. There was nothing very original or revolutionary in the thoughts expressed: Elyot acknowledges his debt to the Institutio Principis Christiani of Erasmus and Castiglione&#146;s Il Cortegiano, though not that to Francesco Patrizzi, Bishop of Gaeta at the end of the fifteenth century, whose De Rego et Regis Institutione was certainly the model for The Governour. Nevertheless it remained a textbook for behaviour for generations and had a lasting effect on the writing of English." (PMM) This book is not only the earliest treatise on moral philosophy in English but the first of an imposing array which introduced into England the cultural and political ideals of the Renaissance." (Pforzheimer) STC 7640. cfPrinting and the Mind of Man 61. cfGrolier, Langland to Wither, 94. cfPforzheimer 354..

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        LES PRINCIPES D'ASTRONOMIE & COSMOGRAPHIE AVEC L'USAGE DU GLOBE.

      Trad. al francés Claude de Boissiere. Imp. Guillaume Cavellat. París, 1557 - . 15,5 cm. 96 fol. (sign. A-M8). Profus. ilustr. con diagramas y grabados, en el texto. Capitulares xilográficas. Enc. del siglo XX en medio pergamino, nervios, cortes dorados. *Segunda edición en francés traducida por el matemático, astrónomo y erudito Claude Boissiere. Es idéntica a la primera, publicada un año antes y única versión vernácula de este título. Contiene contribuciones significativas en el campo de las mediciones y la navegación. La primera parte se centra en la descripción del globo y ofrece explicaciones prácticas en el ámbito de la geografía y la astronomía. Destaca especialmente el capítulo XVIII (Nouvelle invention pour les longitudes), del que incluso M. Delambre reconoce el mérito (véase Histoire de l&#146;astronomie du Moyen Age, París, 1819) en el que hace referencia a los relojes portátiles como instrumento para medir longitudes. La segunda describe el uso del anillo astronómico, un instrumento que se revelaría caudal para los navegantes de los dos siglos siguientes. El anillo astronómico de Gemma se compone de cuatro círculos, entre ellos un meridiano y un ecuador. Gemma expone los usos de su anillo para determinar la hora y resolver problemas de altimetría. Natural de Dokkum, en Frisia (Países Bajos en la actualidad), Rainer Gemma (1508-1555) enseñó matemáticas y medicina en Lovaina. En su tratado De describendorum locorum ratione (Amberes, 1533) expuso por primera vez los principios de la triangulación y medidas y, en otra obra de 1553, un método para determinar la longitud mediante relojes portátiles, todo aplicado a la cartografía; trabajó con grabadores de la talla deVan der Hayden, Bollaert o Graphius. Con el tiempo se convirtió en la figura representativa de la escuela holandesa de cartografía, siendo uno de sus más reconocidos discípulos el geógrafo Gerardus Mercator. Las ediciones publicadas por Cavellat, como la que presentamos, son las mejores ilustradas y contienen más y mejores xilografías que las anteriores. La edición en francés es, al parecer, escasa en el mercado. Van Ortroy localiza cinco copias de esta edición de 1557. Van Ortroy 44, Adams G389. Houzeau Lancaster, I-2426, Brunet, II-1527. Nuestro ejemplar carece de la última parte, que debería recoger la proyección de Gemma bajo el título de Exposition de la Mappemonde a cargo de Boissiere. astronomía, cosmografía Astronomia, cosmologia Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 francés [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Petrarchae poetae oratorisque clarissimi de remedii utriusque Fortunae ad Azonem libriduo, multo quam anteadiligentius ab erratis, quibus scatebant, repurgati atque emendati.

      1557 - Livre ancien 811 p., (6), (3). Belle impression italique de Guillaume Cavellat, à l&#146;enseigne de la poule. L&#146;ouvrage s&#146;achève par un double index des dialogues numérotés en chiffres romains et leur correspondance paginée. Condition : In-8, plein veau blond, dos plat orné de fleurettes, tranches rougies (reliure XVIIIe s.). Un trou de vers sans manque de texte page 531. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Monarqu?a indiana

      3 volumes: xl+768+[lxvii] pages with folding map and index; xiii+623+lxvi pages; [x]+634+xliv pages; Quarto (12" x 8 1/4") bound in full leather with gilt decorative lettering to spine and board to boards. From the library of George M Foster. 3d edition.Juan de Torquemada was born between 1557 and 1565 and arrived in New Spain as a child. He studied philosophy and Nahuatl at the convent Grande de San Francisco in Mexico City, where he was ordained in 1579. In 1582 he moved to the convent of Santiago Tlatelolco, and he was made guardian of that convent in 1600. He also took over the administration of the Colegio de Santa Cruz de Tlatelolco. Beginning in 1604 he traveled continually on the business of his order. He was guardian of the convents of Zacatlán (in the mountains of Puebla) and Tlaxcala. In 1607, during the terrible flood of Mexico City, he was asked by Viceroy Juan de Mendoza y Luna, marqués de Montesclaros to reconstruct the calzadas (carriageways) of Chapultepec, Misterios to Tepeyac and San Cristóbal and the dams of Zumpango and Citlaltépetl, although he was not an engineer. In 1609 he was named chronologist of the Franciscan Order. In 1610 Torquemada oversaw construction of the monastery and church of Santiago Tlatelolco. Its interior featured a grandiose altarpiece decorated with paintings by Baltasar de Echave Orio surrounding a hand-carved relief of Santiago, but this was destroyed soon afterwards. In 1614 Torquemada was elected provincial superior of the Order of St. Francis in Mexico.[2] He held this position until 1617. He died suddenly in the church of Santiago Tlatelolco in 1624, while singing matins. Juan de Torquemada was born between 1557 and 1565 and arrived in New Spain as a child. He studied philosophy and Nahuatl at the convent Grande de San Francisco in Mexico City, where he was ordained in 1579. In 1582 he moved to the convent of Santiago Tlatelolco, and he was made guardian of that convent in 1600. He also took over the administration of the Colegio de Santa Cruz de Tlatelolco. His main work is Los veintiún libros rituales i monarchia indiana con el origen y guerras de los Indios Occidentales, de sus poblaciones, descubrimientos, conquista, conversión y otras cosas maravillosas de la misma tierra (The Twenty-one Ritual Books and Indian Monarchy With the Origin and Wars of the West Indians, of Their Populations, Discoveries, Conquest, Conversion and Other Marvelous Things of the Same Land, usually known as Monarchia Indiana) (3 volumes, Seville, 1615). The first edition is rare, but the work was reprinted in Madrid in 1723 and again in a facsimile edition by Salvador Chávez Hayhoe in 1943-44. This was the only New Spain chronicle of its time known to contemporaries. Works of Toribio de Benavente Motolinia, Bernardino de Sahagún, Gerónimo de Mendieta, Diego Muñoz Camargo and others were not available for centuries. The book is tedious to read because of its theological digressions, contradictions and anachronisms. Nevertheless, it gathers together a large quantity of information taken from Indigenous pictographs and manuscripts and from Franciscan and other Catholic scholars. Torquemada interviewed old Indigenous people about their ancestors and recorded their oral traditions. The Monarchia Indiana is the best work on what was known of the Indigenous past at the beginning of the seventeenth century. It is considered an especially important source on the Totonac, Pipil and Nicoya cultures.George McClelland Foster, Jr born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on October 9, 1913, died on May 18, 2006, at his home in the hills above the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as a professor from 1953 to his retirement in 1979, when he became professor emeritus. His contributions to anthropological theory and practice still challenge us; in more than 300 publications, his writings encompass a wide diversity of topics, including acculturation, long-term fieldwork, peasant economies, pottery making, public health, social structure, symbolic systems, technological change, theories of illness and wellness, humoral medicine in Latin America, and worldview. The quantity, quality, and long-term value of his scholarly work led to his election to the National Academy of Sciences in 1976. Virtually all of his major publications have been reprinted and/or translated. Provenance from the executor of Foster's library laid in.Condition:Foster's date of aquiry on front end paper of volume one (lacks Foster's stamp), light edge wear else a very good to fine copy.

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        Devises heroïques, par M. Claude Paradin Chanoine de Beaujeu

      Jean de Tournes & Guillaume Gazeau, Lyon 1557 - Deuxième édition (la 1re 1551 comptait seulement 117 gravures sur bois), largement augmenté. Illustré de 182 emblèmes gravées avec textes en Latin: 104 gravures de la 1re édition, 8 gravures refaites et 70 nouvelles, attribué à Salomon Bernard. Inclus. la belle gravure avec le cadre et le grotesque utilisée déja dans "Metamorphoses figurées". Marque gravée sur r3v. Nom du propriétaire biffé. 261-[1] pp. 2nd edition (1st 1551, with only 117 woodcuts), greatly enlarged. Illustrated with 182 woodcut emblems with Latin captions : 104 woodcuts of 1st ed., 8 newly cut and 70 new ones, attributed to Salomon Bernard. With the fine woodcut border with grotesque ills. already used for the "Métamorphoses figurées". Woodcut mark on r3v. Ownership entry crossed out. Ref. Adams/Rawles/Saunders French emblem books F-461. Landwehr Romanic 564. Mortimer Harvard French 410. Cartier, De Tournes 379. 1 volumes. 1100 g Légères traces d'usure. Brunures sur derniers ff. Petit trou dans la page de titre sans affection du texte. Bel exemplaire Reliure orig. velin, pages de garde remplacées. Old limp vellum (a recasing, stained), mod. endpapers,

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        Li due libri delle lettere, intitolati a Monsig. D¿Aras, alli quali nuovamente s¿è aggiunto il terzo libro. Con gratia et privilegio del sommo pontefice¿per anni X.

      Vincenzo Valgrisi et Baldessar Costantini, Venetia 1557 - [Tassiana ¿ Rarissimo] (cm. 15,3) Ottima piena pergamena XVIII secolo, titolo in oro al dorso, tagli marmorizzati. ¿pp 585, + pp.6nn., + 1p. bianca. Elegante corsivo, capolettera figurati, dedica a Monsignor D¿Aras e al ¿principe di Salerno¿. Edizione originale ed unica dei ¿due libri delle lettere¿ veramente rara. In fine contiene il terzo libro in prima edizione. Manca ad Adams, Graesse, Brunet, Choix. La nota della raccolta tassiana la dichiara: ¿edizione ignota alle bibliografie italiane¿. Bernardo Tasso, padre di Torquato, nacque nel 1493 e morì nel 1569. si impegnò nel 1525 come segretario di Guido rangone generale delle truppe popolari nel nord Italia. Al piatto anteriore antico ex libris con stemma inciso ¿aquila non capit mscas¿. Francio Drake. Esemplare molto bello e nitido con buoni margini. * Raccolta tassiana ¿biblioteca Angelo Mai di Bergamo¿ n°3849: ¿ignota alle bibliografie italiane¿ , * BM. STC. 659.[f60] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historia de las Cosas de Etiopia, en la qual se Cuenta muy copiosamente, el estado y potécia del Emperador della, (que es el que muchos an pesado ser el Preste Juan) con otras infinitias particularidades, assi della religion de aquella gente, como de sus cerimonias

      Antwerp Juan Steelsius 1557. - Rare first Spanish-language edition of one of the earliest comprehensive reports on Ethiopia available to Europeans: "incomparably more detailed than any earlier account of Ethiopia that has survived, it is also a very important source for Ethiopian history, for it was written just before the country was devastated by the Muslim Somali and pagan Galla invasions of the second quarter of the 16th century" (Hakluyt Society I.12). The work appears on all four 16th-century book lists employed in the influential exhibit, Europe Informed, which identified in a historically controlled way the most widely disseminated early travel accounts informing 16th-century Europeans about Asia and Africa. The account is the fruit of an embassy made by the author in connection with the search for eastern Christians. The journey had roots in the medieval legend of Prester John, a mythical King whose vast domains contained wondrous panaceas and who was, to boot, a Christian. The legend proved a well-known stimulus to European exploration, and just as importantly provided Catholic Europe with an influential eschatological fantasy: reunited with their long-lost eastern brethren, they would finally subdue Islam or, in a later generation, Protestants, etc. Although the work is much concerned with the activity and structure of the Eastern Church, the fact that Alvares recognizes Ethiopians as equals paradoxically makes him more observant, and the work contains much information about agriculture, natural history (wildlife and the terrible locusts), the curious architectural tradition of carving churches out of rock, etc. According to Rogers, Alvares was constrained from publishing his account, but an unauthorized version appeared in Portuguese 1540. An Italian translation with a somewhat different recension of the text appeared in Ramusio&#146;s volume devoted to Africa (1550); this first Spanish edition by Tomás de Padilla was the first of three 16th-century editions in that language. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        I Discorsi di M. Pietro Andrea Matthioli Medico Senese

      nella bottega d' Erasmo, appresso Vincenzo Valgrisi 1557 I Discorsi di M. Pietro Andrea Matthioli Medico Senese nei sei libri della materia medicinale di Pedacio Discoride Anazarbeo. Con i veri ritratti delle piante & de gli animali, nuovamente aggiunti dal medesimo. Mattioli, Pietro Andrea. In Vinegia, nella bottega d' Erasmo, appresso Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1557. In - folio, pergamena molle coeva, brunita e un po lisa ma peraltro internamente molto ben conservato. (88), 741, (3) pp. con 506 illustrazioni incise in legno. Insegna tip. nel front. ed in fine. Celebrato erbario cinquecentesco che ebbe numerose edizioni successive oltre il seicento. Hirsch, IV, p. 119. Pritzel, 5987. Nissen, Botan Buchillustration, I, 1304. Arber, Herbals, pp. 92 - 97. The success of the work was phenomenal... The title does not do the book justice, for it contains an account of all the plants known to Mattioli... Anderson, Illustrated history of the herbals, pp. 163 - 72.

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        Compendio di tutta cirugia, ... Et hora dall'eccell. dottore, & canaliero M. Leonardo Fioravanti ... Di nuovo ristampato, & con molta diligenza ricorretto dall'eccell. Borgarucci. Venice, Lodovico Avanzo, 1568. 8vo. With title-page with woodcut publishers device, 8 woodcut illustrations of surgical instruments, and decorative woodcut initials from 4 series. Limp vellum, made from a leaf from a Mediaeval manuscript.

      ICCU (4 copies); Wellcome 5580; WorldCat (3 copies); cf. Durling 3951-3953 (other eds.); not in Adams; BMC STC Italian; Mortimer (Italian). Third edition, by the publisher of the first edition, of a 16th-century compendium of medical and especially surgical practice. The 8 full-page woodcuts, with letterpress captions, contain 18 figures showing surgical instruments. Further with two 2-page dedications, 12 pages with 6 letters on medicine addressed to various people, a 3-page introduction, a 9-page index, a chapter on medical instruments with the 8 woodcut illustrations, 350 pages of texts on medical practice by Pietro and Lodovico Rostinio and Leonardo Fieravanti, and a 2-page conclusion with a list of other publications by Fieravanti. Although the title-page gives Pietro and Lodovico Rostinio first billing as authors, the book often refers to the author in the singular and the list of books by the author contains only books by Fieravanti. The first edition appeared in 1557.With a manuscript list of causes of fevers not mentioned in the book on the front fly-leaf and an occasional marginal note. A good copy. Nicely illustrated 16th-century work on medicine and surgery.

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        Fasti et triumphi Roma Romulo rege usque ad Carolum V. Caes. Aug. Sive epitome regum, consulum, dictatorum... ex antiquitatum monumentis...desumpta.

      Venezia, Jacopo Strada, 1557.. Folio, circa 34 x 23 cm. 6 ff., 228 (recte 240) pp., 98 (st. 99) ff., mit vielen Münz-Holzschnitten im Text Pergament d. Zt.. Adams P 195. Erste Ausgabe der ersten Publikation des Antiquars Panvinio (1529-1568), der Bibliothekar des Kardinals Alessandro Farnese war. Sehr eleganter Druck, über weite Strecken in Rot und Schwarz und mit vielen Holzschnitten, die Ereignisse der römischen Geschichte anhand von Münzen erläutern. Im Folgejahr erschien eine überarbeitete Ausgabe unter dem Titel "Fastorum libri V." - Es fehlt ein Indexblatt (R1), sonst Text und Illustrationen komplett. Etwas gebräunt, wenige Lagen stärker, sonst nur wenig fleckig, Titel mit altem Besitzvermerk, etwas berieben. - First edition of this elegantly printed work on Roman history as depicted in coins. Printed in red and black and with many woodcuts showing coins (portraits). East and West Roman history. - Lacking one index-leaf, text and illustrations complete. Some browning, few quires a little more browned, just minor staining, title with small old inscription, binding rubbed.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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