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        La geomance livre non moins plaisant and recreatif que dingenieuse invention avec la roue de Pythagoras Ed Gabriel du Preau Paris Jean Corrozet

      

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        In omnes Apostolicas epistolas divi videlicet Pauli XIIII et VII canonicas commentarii Heinrychi Bullingeri accesserunt ad fine quoque duo libelli alter de Testamento dei unico andamp aeterno alter vero de Utraque in Christo natura Zurich apud Christophorum Froschouerum

      

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        Testamenti Novi. Editio Vulgata

      Lugduni: Apud Haered. Seb. Gryphi, 1558. 478 p.; 333, [1], [16] pp. 108 woodcut vignettes by repetition of 78 blocks, by Jacques Le Fevre. Printer's griffin device on title-page. 2 vols. 16mo. 19th-century polished calf; joints starting, spine of first volume chafed; vol. I title soiled, worn and remargined at gutter, some toning and soiling to text throughout. 478 p.; 333, [1], [16] pp. 108 woodcut vignettes by repetition of 78 blocks, by Jacques Le Fevre. Printer's griffin device on title-page. 2 vols. 16mo. A famous illustrated New Testament, important "chiefly because of its influence on Bernard Salomon's New Testament cuts". Baudrier VIII, 290; Mortimer, French 16th Century Books, 90 (edition of 1560); OCLC: 551931968 (locates one copy)

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        Historiarum Memorabilium ex Genesi descriptio, Per G. Paradin. [Woodcuts by Bernard Salomon, ca. 1506-ca. 1561, with descriptive verses by Gulielmus Paradin.] BOUND WITH: Historiarum Memorabilium ex Exodo, sequentibusq; libris descriptio, Per Gulielmum Borluyt. [Woodcuts by Bernard Salomon, with descriptive verses by Gulielmus Borluyt.]

      Lugduni, Apud Ioan. Tornaesium, M. D. LVIII. [Lyon]. [Tornaesius] 1558 1558. Octavo, 145x100mm. In early vellum binding, dusted, with title manuscript on spine. From the library of Thomas Rawlinson (1681-1725) the 'Leviathan of book-collectors during nearly the first thirty years of the eighteenth century' (Dibdin, 458).Due to some disatrous investmenets parts of his library were sold in six sales took place between 4 December 1721 and his death.According to De Ricci it was 'the largest library as yet sold in England' comprising of some 200.000 volumes. His books are easily recognised by the mark 'c. & p.'. All edges speckled brown. Front paste-down now free, with Rawlinson's mark on the verso; vertical tear near foredge, without loss, now repaired with archival tape. Both titles in this volume within elaborate scrolled border, close trimmed at head. 'Historiarum Memorabilium ex Genesi descriptio, per G. Paradin': [96] pages, signatures a-f8; title-page dusted and minimally browned; with 94 woodcuts by Le Petit Bernard [Salomon Bernard, 1520-1570]; British Library Shelfmark 676.b.31.(1.). BOUND WITH: 'Historiarum Memorabilium ex Exodo, sequentibusq; libris descriptio, per Gulielmum Borluyt', Apud Ioan Tornaesium, 1558, [144] pages, signatures A-I8; A1-3 ('Candido Lectori') and C2-C3 close-trimmed at foredge, just touching text and woodcuts respectively; foredge of leaves H5-I8 quite close-trimmed and minimally chipped; small tear at foredge of I2 touching woodcut illustration; final leaf dusted and browned with small piece missing from lower foredge corner, well away from text; with 136 woodcuts by Le Petit Bernard; British Library Shelfmark 676.b.31.(2.). Some fingering, mainly in first part. Complete with 230 delightful woodcuts by Bernard Salomon.(Further information and photographs available on request.)

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        La Première [La Seconde-] partie de l¿Histoire entière des Poissons.

      - Lion [Lyon], Macé Bonhome, 1558. 2 tomes petit in-folio en 1 volume, [12]-418-[14]-[4]-181-[1bl.]-[10]p. Portrait de l¿auteur à la 4e page non chiffrée du tome 2 (face à la page 1). Edition originale en français de plus important travail sur les poissons du 16e siècle. Dans son livre, Rondelet présente des généralités sur les poissons (morphologie, anatomie, physiologie, mouvement, reproduction, etc.), les caractères qui permettent de les identifier, leurs vertus thérapeutiques et leur emploi dans la gastronomie. Sa tentative de classification des poissons, soit à partir de la forme des animaux, soit en tenant compte de leur milieu de vie, est très novatrice pour l'époque. L'illustration comprend un portrait de l'auteur dans un cadre à enroulement, attribué à Pierre Vase, répété en tête de la seconde partie, et plus de 450 remarquables figures gravées sur bois par l'artiste lyonnais Georges Reverdy représentant de très nombreux poissons de mer et d'eau douce, des crustacés, mollusques, batraciens, zoophytes et même des monstres marins. Brunet dit cette édition recherchée pour la belle exécution des bois. On pourra remarquer les représentations de monstres comme le « Monstre marin en habit de Moine » ou le « Monstre marin en habit d¿évêque » (p.361-362). L¿ouvrage était paru en latin d¿abord, en 1554-1555, Libri de piscibus marinis. L¿auteur est un condisciple et ami de Rabelais, pionnier de l¿ichtyologie moderne. Reliure plein veau moderne à l¿imitation de l¿époque, dans un étui recouvert de cuir reproduisant les plats. Cette reliure copie en fait celle d¿origine, avec un médaillon doré et les lettres LPD. Exemplaire incomplet de 3 feuillets (p.19 à 24), contenant 10 feuillets avec manque de texte et 3 autres avec réparation (il ne manque pas de gravure). La page de titre du tome 1 est remargée. Papier bien conservé, belles marges, mouillure claire en marge du tome 2 principalement, quelques feuillets légèrement brunis, probablement entièrement mouillés, toujours dans le tome 2. Edition considérée comme une des plus belles réussites de l¿imprimerie lyonnaise au temps de l¿Humanisme. Agréable reliure à l¿imitation, avec son étui. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Anatomia del Corpo Humano.da lui con molte figure di rame, et eruditi discorsi in luce mandata.

      Roma, per Ant. Salamanca et Antonio Lafreri, M.D.L.VIIIl (1558. In fine:) In Vinegia, apresso Nicolò Builacqua Trentino, s.d. (dedica al Re Filippo datata 1559) - in-folio (315x205 mm.), ff.(18), 154. Legatura antica piena pergamena, dorso rifatto, con titolo e fregi oro. Frontispizio inciso entro bella bordura a motivo architettonico con figure anatomiche, grandi iniziali istoriate. Classica opera, illustrata da 42 belle figure anatomiche a piena pagina nel testo, disegnate da Gaspar Becerra e incise in rame da Nicolas Beatrizet, le medesime già apparse nell'edizione spagnuola del 1556. Il testo è diviso in sette libri o sezioni (ossa, muscoli, vene, nervi, etc.) ed è ricco di indici e richiami. Prima edizione italiana, rara prima tiratura con data 1558, tradotta da Anton Tabo con la supervisione di Valverde, assai stimata e importante in campo scientifico-medico, illustrata con belle tavole ispirate da quelle del Vesalio e migliorate rispetto a quelle. Valverde, la cui opera apparve in spagnolo nel 1556, è considerato uno dei più importanti anatomisti del XVI secolo. Esemplare assai bello, con ampi margini. Cushing VI-D-35. Mortimer n.513:( Tiratura del 1560). Wellcome 6476 (id.). Choulant-Frank 205-208. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DE NATURA AQUATILIUM CARMEN. In alteram partem uniuersae Gulielmi Rondeletii doctoris medici, & medicinae in schola Monspeliensi professoris regii, quam de Aquatilibus scripsit: Cum veris .¿ excussum. For more info about this item, see our RARE FISH BOOKS site.

      - Lugduni, apud Mathiam Bonhome, 1558. Quarto (210 x 146 mm), 2 partes bound in one, pp. 20, 240, 2, 5-135. With Bonhome¿s Perseus device on title page of part one and a woodcut medailion portrait of the author in part one on c2 verso and in part two on aa2 verso, 466 fine woodcuts of fishes, shells and other aquatic animals. An early collation probably a first issue. The book is preserved in a seventeenth vellum binding, the spine has been inscribed in ink with author and title information; inscription on title-page: Hic liber completes est. Inscriptions in contemporary handwriting. A handsome copy in very good condition, with a distinguished provenance: Jan van der Hoeven (1801-1868), Dutch naturalist, Leiden, and Roger Paultre, French writer, Paris. A large folding leaf, numbered 65, with a woodcut of the De Stella Arborescente and often accompanied by a text on recto and verso, is not bound in. Just as in our copy. Other copies have the folding leaf tipped in to page 66 or to page 67 (kk2), or to page 71 of the second part of the book, see for instance Christie¿s sale 2361, lot 290, december, 2010, New York. Folding and tipping is often crudely done either in a horizontal position opposite p. 64, see copy one of the library of Madrid or in a vertical position opposite p. 64, see copy two of the library of Madrid. The following can be remarked about the condition of the remaining copies of Boussuet¿s De Natura Aquatilium Carmen, which have been preserved now for over four and a half centuries. Many vellum bindings have been damaged and others have been restored in the 18th century. Boussuet (1520-1572), a physician, wrote a synopsis of medical profession in 12 books summarizing the knowledge of sixteenth century medicine based on his own experience and of the doctrine of the ancients. Boussuet in his De natura aquatilium carmen tells the reader in his Elegia that he has followed Guillaume Rondelet (1507-1566), his mentor, in reporting the natural history of a certain number of aquatic animals. Indeed, the work is illustrated with all the excellent woodcuts from Rondelet's Libri de Piscibus Marinis, in Quibus Verae Piscium Effigies expressae sunt. Univerae Aquatilium Historiae pars Altera, cum Veris Ipsorum Imaginibus, Lugduni, apud Mathiam Bonhome, 1558, including the sea monk and the sea bishop. Reverdy illustrated Rondelet¿s work, he was a painter, a woodblock carver, an engraver, and a sculptor in Lyon. We assume that Boussuet got the publisher¿s permission (Matthiam Bonhome, Lyon) to use Georges Reverdy¿s woodblocks, since all depictions are not mirrored. Boussuet¿s book consists of a number of verses, which give information on the habitat, the behaviour, the reproduction and the taste of fishes. Extensive attention is given to the culinary aspects. The texts have an emblematic character as well: the verse on the sargo or sea- bream for instance includes the following phrases: "The sea-bream is not satisfied with one wife but carries away many of them and wanders often through the waters of the sea. He often burns of a perverse love for the goats, but these are for this unlucky creature the cause of his death". Boussuet finishes the preface of the book with the remark that he has written a small work, that can be obtained for a modest price. "But once purchased by the reader it will always be kept close to his heart¿. Signature in ink JvdHoeven, 1835, on the first flyleaf, circular leather bookplate from Roger Paultre at the inside of front cover. Nissen, Schöne Fischbücher, 1951, no 116. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTORIAE ANIMALIUM liber IIII qui est de PISCIUM & AQUATILIUM animantium natura. Cum iconibus singulorum ad vivum expressis. Continentur in hoc volumine, Gulielmi Rondeletii & Petri Belonii Cenomani de aquatilium singulis Scripta. For more info about this item, see our RARE FISH BOOKS site.

      - Very rare first edition. Zürich, Christof Froschauer, 1558. Folio (389 x 238 mm), pp. 40, 1297, with printer's device on title page. Over 700 woodcuts in the text (Nissen, 1951). Engraved headpieces. Contemporary German blindstamped pigskin over wooden boards, roll-tool panels of prophets and bible scenes, intact brass clasps and catches. Some marginal dust-soiling and occasional marginal spotting, otherwise in mint condition. Inscriptions on title page: Christophero Arnoldo Artini Med. Doctor, me sibi & gratae posteriati comparavit; .emit D. Johann Macholt: & other early illegible inscriptions.The book was exposed at the Centraal Museum in Utrecht (2004), at the Amos Andersons Konstmuseum, Helsingfors (2004), and as part of the Linnaeus exhibition at the University Library of the University of Amsterdam (2007). A complete copy of the rare FIRST EDITION in an impressive contemporary binding. The present volume on fish and aquatic animals is a part of the Swiss naturalist Conrad Gessner¿s encyclopaedia of animals, Historiae Animalium. Educated with the aid of scholarships provided by key players in the Swiss reformation such as Huldrych Zwingli and Heinrich Bullinger, Gessner became first professor of Greek at Lausanne and later professor of medicine at Zürich, whilst also maintaining a medical practice as town physician. He wrote prolifically on a wide variety of subjects, but the Historiae Animalia was by far his most influential and most popular publication. In this work, one of the most popular books on natural history until the mid-eighteenth century, Gessner attempted to bring together all that was known about the animal kingdom in his day and to add to this as much new information as possible. The book is considered the first systematic treatise of the Renaissance and the basis of modern zoology. It was extremely well-received and was reprinted in rapidly succeeding editions during the following two centuries. Gessner was mentioned by Artedi and Linnaeus as well as many earlier ichthyologists as a researcher who influenced them. In fact, no systematic study of animals on the same level appeared until that by Cuvier, who nicknamed Gessner ¿the German Pliny¿, in the early nineteenth century. Interestingly, this volume on fish and aquatic animals is fundamentally different in style and more systematic than Gessner¿s other three volumes. Due to a relative lack of literature on fish from the classical era, Gessner based this volume primarily on contemporary research and first-hand observation. As a result, although the species are described in alphabetical order, the descriptions place much emphasis on the physical appearance of species and provide references to wider groups of morphologically similar fish (Hendrikx, 2014). The latter morphology-based organisation is independent from the physical organisation of the books. The number of species Gessner described was at the time absolutely spectacular. Up until then the publication describing the highest number of fish species was Guillaume Rondelet¿s Libri de Piscibus Marinis (1554) at around 450 species, in contrast Gessner described around 750 in the first edition of the work. Gessner¿s descriptions of aquatic species focus on physical characteristics, habitat, habitus, nomenclature, and use as medicine or food. In his work on fish Gessner placed greater emphasis on the medical component than in his work on other animals, and it appears he regularly used fish in his medical practice. This fourth volume of the Historiae Animalium, on fish and other aquatic animals, first appeared in 1558 and was followed by many expanded editions, translations and reissues over the course of the following two centuries. During Gessner¿s lifetime new descriptions and depictions, as well as new species, were added to the work. In addition Gessner¿s 1560 Nomenclator aquatilium animantium was based on it, containing the same illustrations as the Historiae Animalium but with an abridged [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Cinq premiers Livres des Histoires de Polybe Megalopolitein, avec trois Parcelles du VI. une du VII. une du VIII & une du XVI. Autrefois traduits et mis en lumière par Louïs Maigret, & derechef revuz, corrigez & renduz plus entiers par lui sur l'exemplaire Grec. Ausquelz de nouveau sont ajoutées les subséquentes Parcelles des livres IX. X. XI, XII. XIII. XIIII. XV. XVII. toutes traduites par lui sur l'exemplaire Grec. Ensemble le dessein du camp des Rommeins extrait de la description de Polybe.

      par Jean de Tournes, A Lyon 1558 - In-folio de (16)-335-(17) pp., vélin souple à petits rabats (reliure de l'époque). Belle impression en lettres romaines et beau papier. Titre orné d'un encadrement gravé sur bois avec portrait de Polybe, orné de figures allégoriques ; 1 planche hors texte gravée, lettrines, bandeaux, culs-de-lampe gravés sur bois, ainsi qu'une marque typographique à la fin du volume (avec la devise : Son art en Dieu). ?Le titre est suivi d'une Epître du traducteur, Louis Maigret (i.e. Meigret), adressée à la Noblesse de France, du plan d'un camp romain sur une page dépliante, et d'une Ode par Marc-Antoine de Muret au signeur Louïs Maigret Lionnois. Maigret avait déjà donné une édition des cinq premiers livres dès 1542 (Paris, Denys Janot) puis, avec des fragments en 1552 (Paris, Groulleau), mais celle de de Tournes est plus ample, comme l'on voit, puisqu'elle contient de nouveaux fragments pour les livres IX à XV et XVII. Dès 1545, Maigret avait publié à Paris, chez Marnef Deux restes du sixiesme livre de Polybe, avec un extrait touchant l'assiette du camp Romain. Bel exemplaire, très pur. Cartier, Bibliographie des éditions des de Tournes, 415 ; Brunet, IV, 791.

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        ST. JACOB: QVI CONCEPTVS EST DE SPIRITV SANCTO, NATVS EX MARIA VERGINE.

      - Kunstvoller Stich des bedeutenden niederländischen Kupferstechers Hendrik Goltzius (1558-1617) mit dem Apostel Jakobus in einer Landschaft sitzend. Es handelt sich um das dritte Blatt einer Folge von insgesamt 14 Blättern mit den 12 Aposteln, Christus und dem Heiligen Paulus. Jedes Blatt ist nummeriert und mit einem Teil des Apostolischen Glaubensbekenntnisses in Latein versehen. Das vorliegende Blatt nennt den dritten Vers des Glaubensbekenntnisses „QVI CONCEPTVS EST DE SPIRITV SANCTO, NATVS EX MARIA VERGINE" (Der durch die Kraft des Heiligen Geistes empfangen und von der Jungfrau Maria geboren wurde.). Die Darstellung des Heiligen Jakobus mit seinen typischen Attributen, wie einem Pilgerhut, Jakobsmuscheln, einem Pilgerstab und einem Beutelbuch für die Reise, besticht durch eine virtuose Stichmanier und die elegante Haltung der Figur. Hendrik Goltzius (1558-1617) ist einer der bedeutendsten niederländischen Kupferstecher am Ende des 16. Jahrhunderts, d.h. am Übergang zwischen Manierismus und Frühbarock. Sein Werk zeichnet sich durch eine virtuose Stichmanier mit an- und abschwellenden Taillen aus, deren Schwung sich den jeweiligen Konturen der Objekte und Figuren so anpasst, dass eine besonders plastisch-dynamische Wirkung der Motive entsteht. Sein Schaffen gliedert sich in drei Phasen: die durch manieristische Formensprache geprägten 1580er Jahre, die – nach einer Italienreise – durch klassisch-naturalistische Formen bestimmten 1590er Jahre sowie eine letzte Phase ab 1600, in der sich Goltzius vorrangig dem Medium der Malerei widmete. Das vorliegende Blatt stammt aus dem Jahr 1589, fällt also noch in die manieristisch geprägte Phase des Künstlers, wie auch Details wie die preziöse Handhaltung des Apostels deutlich machen. Ein weiteres Exemplar des vorliegenden Blattes, wie auch die anderen Blätter der Serie, befindet sich im Besitz der Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel (Graph. Res. C: 101.2). Literatur: Heller, Joseph: Monogrammen-Lexikon, Bamberg 1831, S. 174 (HG). – Hollstein Dutch & Flemish, VIII, S. 12 - Virtuelles Kupferstichkabinett: Exemplar aus der Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel (Graph. Res. C: 101.2).

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        D. Caecilii Cypriani, episcopi carthaginensis & martyris, opera: per Des. Erasmum roterodamum saepius a mendis summa vigilantia repurgata, & doctissimis annotationibus ad finem adiectis, illustrata.

      Basel: Per Ioannem Hervagium, et Bernardum Brand Folio (29.4 cm, 11.6"). [8] ff., 368, [8] pp.. 1558 St. Cyprian was Bishop of Carthage between 249 and 258, when he was martyred upon return from exile in Curubis for his part in the baptismal controversy (255–57). His writings "give => a vivid picture of Christian life in Carthage, especially during the persecutions, and throw light on the organization of the Church not only in Africa from Mauretania to Tripolitania, but also in Spain, Gaul, and Rome itself. At the same time they reveal the character and activities of Cyprian, a bishop often in peril of his life but totally dedicated to his flock, and while a leader of men, beloved and respected by Christian and pagan alike, yet the object of slander and opposition from a handful of his clergy" (NCE). The text is in Latin, printed in roman and italic, enlivened by handsome woodcut initials of various design and size; the printer's large device of a three-headed Hermes holding a caduceus appears on both the title-page and final verso. Printer Hervagius (Johann Herwagen, 1497– ca. 1558) moved to Basel from Strasbourg in 1528 to marry the widow of Johann Froben and take part in Froben's famous printing firm there; in 1531, he established his own press at the Nadelberg, Froben's house and the former residence of Erasmus. Some of the first products of Herwagen's press were works by Erasmus, who also edited the present text for the first edition by Froben in 1520. Provenance: Contemporary ink monogram JCP expanded to "Joh: Chr: Pychey"(?) on title-page. Recent full black morocco ruled in blind, old style; raised bands accented with blind ruling, title gilt on red morocco spine label and date gilt collector-style at spine base. Title-page dust-soiled and expertly repaired in upper outer corner away from print. Glue stains on title-page verso from former bookplate; occasional very minor foxing, and light dampstaining in bottom margin of some leaves. A few small inkstains from same pen as sparse contemporary marginalia and underlining. => A handsome, handsome volume.

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        Hymne au Roy sur la prinse de Callais

      En la boutique de Federic Morel 1558 - - En la boutique de Federic Morel, s.l. 1558, in-4 (16,5x23cm), (12p.), relié. - Edition originale, une seconde édition est parue, chez le même éditeur, l'année suivante. Marque de l'imprimeur sur la page de titre. Exemplaire à toutes marges, entièrement réglé de rouge. Privilège à la date du 17 janvier 1557. Reliure en plein vélin crème probablement du XVIIème siècle. Dans son Hymne au Roy, Du Bellay fait l'éloge du duc de Guise qui reprit Calais aux Anglais, le 8 janvier 1558, après une semaine de siège et la mort de deux cents Anglais. Rappelons que Calais était en mains anglaises depuis 1347. D'autres poètes décriront les succès de cette entreprise dans des odes, comme par exemple Jean Dorat (1505-1588) ou encore Michel de l'Hospital (ca. 1506-1573). À la suite de l'Hymne, on trouve un poème patriotique : Evocation des dieux tutélaires de Guynes. Cette dernière était une petite place forte qui défendait Calais et qui tomba avec cette ville. La plaquette se termine par Exécration sur l'Angleterre, et un Sonnet à la Royne d'Escosse. Bel exemplaire de cette publication dans laquelle, à l'instar d'autres poètes de la Pléiade, Joachim Du Bellay s'élève au rang de poète de cour militant. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] edition originale (12p.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De natura aquatilium carmen, in universam Gulielmi Rondeletii

      M. Bonhomme, Lyon 1558 - (7 3/4 x 5 3/8 inches). Bonhome's woodcut Perseus device on both titles, woodcut portrait of the author, 466 large woodcut illustrations of fish and marine life. One folding leaf with illustration in the second part. Late 19th century brown morocco by De Samblanx and Weckesser, covers panelled with gilt rules, gilt fleuron cornerpieces, spine with five raised bands, lettered in the second compartment, the others with gilt fleurons, gilt edges, marbled endpapers First and only edition of Bossuet's pictorial history in verse of fishes and aquatic animals. Based on Guillaume Rondelet's authoritative work on fishes and marine life, each illustration is captioned by epigrammatic verses in Latin by Boussuet, a medical doctor, with much information about the taste and nature of fish meat and shells. The first part deals with fish only, the second part largely deals with shells. Although Baudrier attributes the woodblocks to Georges Reverdy, Mortimer states that the series of fishes, shells and various sea creatures had been cut for Rondelet's Libri de piscibus marinis , printed by Bonhomme in Lyon in 1554-55 and in French in the same year as this publication. Among the extraordinary illustrations is a depiction of a "monk" sea monster, a drawing of which was supposedly given to Rondelet by Margurite d'Angoulme, Queen of Navarre. Brunet I, 1184; Baudrier X, p. 257; Durling 660; Nissen ZBI 511; Mortimer/Harvard French Sixteenth Century Books I, 118; Petit 253. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dictionarium Ambrosii Calepini, magno omnis generis uocum auctario postremo nunc locupletatum & recognitum. Vna cum Conradi Gesneri Onomastico, siue propriorum nominum serie copiosissima. Und: Anhang von Conrad Gessner \"Onomasticon propriorum nominum per D. Conradum Gesnerum ex uariis Dictionariis collectum, nunc uero novissime auctum & recognitum\". 2 Teile in einem Band.

      Basel, ex officina Hieronymi Curionis, impensis Henrichi Petri, 1558. 23 x 14,5 cm. 824 nichtnumerierte Blatt. Geprägter Schweinslederband der Zeit mit 2 Schließen, Einband mit punzierten Zeichen auf den Deckeln, datiert 1560. *VD16 C 252.- Ambrogio Calepino (1440-1509), war ein italienischer Lexikograph der Renaissance. Sein im Geist des Humanismus verfasstes Latein-Wörterbuch erschien erstmals 1502. Mit dem Dictionarium schuf Calepino das erste lateinische Wörterbuch im annähernd modernen Sinne. Es fand schnell große Verbreitung in vielen Auflagen. - Vorliegend eine noch recht frühe Ausgabe aus der Mitte des 16. Jahrhunderts. - Einband mit leichten Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren, aber insgesamt recht gut erhalten. Titelblatt aufgezogen und mit 2 etwa münzgroßen Ausrissen. Text ansonsten durchgehend sauber und gut erhalten. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        1.DE OPTI. MO SCRIPTVRAS interpretandi genere LIBRI III.Avtore Reveren.D. Vuilh. 2. BREVE DIRCTORIVM AD CONFESSARIIAC CONFITENTIS MVNVS RECTE Item de frequentivsv sanctissimi Eucharistiae Sacramenti libellus, per D.

      Besitzerstempel der Augustiner Bibliothek in Prag. 1558 / 1560, Cchristopherum Madridium Doctorem Theologum Societatis lesv. Coloniae.Maternum Cholinum. 2 Teile in einem Buch - 15x10x4 cm, 152 / 145 S. 1 Vignette. Geprägter OPergament der Zeit, dieser etwas gebräunt,3 Bünden, 2 Schließen, wie kleine Krallen, daduch innen fast keine Flecken. Insgesamt sehr guter Zustand für das Alter. . Sprache: de

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        L'usage de l'astrolabe avec un petit traicté de la sphère

      1558 - in-8 de (8), 101 [pour 99] et Paris, Guillaume Cavellat, 1558, , in-8 de (8), 101 [pour 99] et (1) feuillets, vélin souple de l'époque aux coutures surjetées, dos lisse portant un titre manuscrit, restes de lacets de cuir (premier plat un peu court), Seconde édition, augmentée d'une "Amplification de l'usage de l'Astrolabe" par Jacques Bassentin. La première avait paru en 1545. L'édition originale du texte de Bassantin fut publiée en 1555 à Lyon chez Jean de Tournes sous le titre "Paraphrase de l'Astrolabe". L'auteur décrit méthodiquement et avec un grand souci du détail, dans une première partie et en 43 propositions, les usages astronomiques et astrologiques de l'astrolabe ; et dans une seconde partie, qui compte 12 propositions, son utilisation pour connaitre les hauteurs et longueurs. 48 figures en bois dans le texte représentent le système astrologique pré-Copernicien établit par Jacquinot, puis de nombreux détails des différentes parties dont se composent un Astrolabe, enfin les diverses méthodes pour l'utiliser en tant qu'outil permettant de mesurer les distances, les hauteurs et les profondeurs : ces dernières figures montrent des personnages en train d'établir des mesures. Bel exemplaire, enrichi, sur les premières gardes, des deux jolis croquis d'une main du XVIe siècle. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Secretes of the Reverende Maister Alexis of Piemount. Containyng Excellente Remedies Against Divers Diseases, Woundes, and Other Accidents, with the Manner to Make Distillations, Parfumes, Confitures, Diynges, Colours, Fusions and Meltynges. A Worke Well Approved, Verye Profitable and Necessary for Every Man. Translated Out of the French into English by Wyllyam Warde

      London: John Kingstone for Nicolas Inglande, 1558. The rare first edition in English of the famous book of medical, cosmetic, culinary and household recipes and the FIRST BOOK on Confectionery. With Provenance. Handsome gothic type, with many large (7 or 8 line) historiated initials throughout, many smaller engraved initials as well. Small 4to, in very attractive full 19th century brown tree calf, the covers paneled in gilt, the spine elaborately gilt decorated in compartments between gilt ruled and stippled raised bands, one compartment with a red morocco spine label gilt lettered, ruled and decorated, marbled endpapers. [7ff], 123ff, [10ff]. Complete but for two blanks, one before "to the reader" and the other between the final leaf of text and the start of the table. A very handsome and proper copy, the text clean and very fresh, top edge trimmed close but only barely effecting the headlines on only a handful of pages, final leaf of the table with a neatly repaired tear with no loss, the binding very handsome with only minor wear and a small chip at the head of the spine, unobtrusive marks of previous owners indicating fine provenance. RARE, THE FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH of this famous book of medical, cosmetic, culinary and household recipes, PRINTED ONLY A FEW YEARS AFTER THE FIRST ITALIAN EDITION. Only two copies have appeared in auction since 1975. "The work... became very popular as a treasury of medical and other knowledge in all the countries of Europe" (DNB). An immensely popular book, "The Secrets of Alexis of Piedmont", would eventually be published in more than a hundred editions and was still being reprinted in the 1790s. The work was translated into Latin, German, English, Spanish, French, and Polish. It is "The first book on confectionery" and "the most famous of the receipt-books." It is generally assumed that Alessio Piemontese was a pseudonym of Girolamo Ruscelli, the book's Italian publisher. Ruscelli was an engraver and grammarian. He was later to claim to have written the Secretes, which later would total four parts, all four not appearing together in English until 1568. Translated from the French by William Warde, a physician and graduate of King's College, Cambridge, who used Christopher Plantin's edition of a French translation (Antwerp, 1557) as his original. Alessio Piemontese was the prototypical ?professor of secrets.? His description of his hunt for secrets in the preface to the Secreti helped to give rise to a legend of the wandering empiric who dedicated his life to the search for natural and technological secrets. The book contributed to the emergence of the concept of science as a hunt for the secrets of nature, which pervaded experimental science during the period of the Scientific Revolution. The work unleashed a torrent of 'books of secrets' that continued to be published down through the eighteenth century. This copy was likely the first to appear at public sale in America. It bears the ex-libris of Herman Blum and his Blumhaven library in Philadelphia. With the earlier fine provenance of Victorian politician Edward Law, the first Earl of Ellenborough, who also served as Governor-General of India between 1842 and 1844. The present binding likely done for him and has his engraved bookplate from the library at Southam de la Bere.

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        Decem regionum veteris Graeciae descriptio, totidem libris comprehensa, Romulo Amasaeo interprete. 2 Bände.

      Lyon, Junta 1558 - 624 S., 136 nn. Bl.; 606 S., 49 nn. Bl. 11,2 x 7,5 cm. Halblederbände (18. Jahrhundert) mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und reicher Rückenvergoldung (etwas berieben, Ecken und Kanten leicht bestoßen). Adams P525. – Handlicher Druck von Jacques Faure (Excudebat Iacobus Forus) für Junta. – Band 2 mit dem Titel: “Quinque regionum veteris Graeciae descriptio.” – Im oberen Rand etwas eng beschnitten. Schönes, nahezu fleckfreies Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Latinae, graecae, et hebraicae linguae grammatica, pro incipientibus ob facilitate[m], & pro doctioribus ob exactam diligentia[m]: ita co[n]scripta, ut post tot & tantos viros in hac refrustra elaborasse Petrus Artopoeus huius operis autor, non videatur. Item Jonas Propheta & Psalmi XV. trium linguarum, cum commentarijs eiusdem Petri Artopoei. 4 Teile in einem Band.

      Basel, H. Petri, (1558). 8°. 60 S., 2 Bll.; 57 (recte 59) (1) S., 3 Bll. (das erste weiß); 22 (recte 46) S.; 109 (1) S., 1 Bl. (darunter 3 Bll. mit der wiederh. Holzschn.-Druckermarke). - Angeb. - Clenardus, Nicolaus (Nicolaes Cleynaerts). Tabulae in grammaticam hebraeam [...]. A Johanne Isaac nunc recens correctae, & aptiori ordine digestae una cum eiusdem & Johan. Quinquarb. annotationibus [...]. Editio quarta. Köln, (Matthäus Jakobi für) Arnold Birckmanns Erben, 1567. Mit Holzschn.-Titelvignette u. einigen Holzschn.-Initialen. 84 num. Bll., 4 nn. Bll., Manuskript.-Pgmt. d. Zt. m. durchzogenen Bünden. Ad 1) Dritte Ausgabe. - Der Reformator Peter Artopoeus (1491-1563) kehrte nach dem Studium der Theologie in Wittenberg als Lehrer in seine Geburtsstadt Köslin zurück, wurde aber vom dortigen Klerus verjagt und ging an eine Schule in Rügenwalde. Später wurde er zum Rektor der Stadtschule nach Stettin berufen und dann auch als der erste zum Pastor Primarius an der Kirche des Marienstiftes ernannt. Als er Verdächtigungen, ein Anhänger der Lehre des Andreas Osiander zu sein, trotz öffentlich geleisteter Abbitte nicht zerstreuen konnte, wurde Artopoeus seines Amtes enthoben. Er kehrte daraufhin nach Köslin zurück. Neben einigen theologischen und philologischen Abhandlungen veröffentlichte Artopoeus vorliegende „Grammatica hebraica, graeca & latina“. - Mit zahlr. hebräischen u. griechischen Textpassagen. - Ad 2) Vierte Ausgabe. - Mit zahlr. hebräischen Textpassagen. - Einband berieben u. fleckig. Schließbänder gerissen. Innendeckeln u. vorderes Vorsatzbl. alt beschrieben. Erster Titel u. erstes Textbl. mit alten Besitzvermerken. Wenige Bll. m. kl. Randläsuren. Etw. gebräunt bzw. (stock-) fleckig. Angeb. ca. 75 Bll., davon 59 mit zeitgen. handschriftl. Eintragungen (u.a. eine Abschrift von „Der kleine Catechismus Doctoris Martini Lutheri“ [70 S.] sowie 3 Lieder mit Noten [zus. 14 S.] in sog. weißer Mensuralnotation). - Ad 1) VD 16, B 1388; vgl. BM STC, German Books 73 (2. Ausg.); nicht bei Adams u. Fürst. - Ad 2) VD 16, C 4186; vgl. BM STC, German Books 213 (Ausg. 1557); Fürst I, 180 (Ausg. 1571) u. Adams C 2161ff. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Tabulae in grammaticam hebraeam, Sprachlehre, Sprachlehren, Grammatik, Lateinisch, Griechisch, Hebräisch, Judaica, Artopoeus, Latinae, graecae, et hebraicae linguae grammatica, Clenardus,

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        Légende des Flamens (la), Cronique Abrégée, en laquelle est faict succinct recueil de l'origine des peuples & estatz de Flandres, Arthois, Haynault & Bourgongne, & des guerres par eulx faictes à leurs Princes & à leurs voisins. Avec plaisante cõmemoratiõ de plusieurs choses faictes & avenuës en France Angleterre & Alemaigne, depuis sept ou huict cens ans. Semblablement y sont traictées les descentes & genealogies des roys de Naples & de Sicille, & des Princes & Ducz de Milan, & quel droict ont les Roys de France aus dictz Royaumes & Duché.

      Galliot du Pré, Paris 1558 - In-12 de (8)-152 ff., maroquin rouge, dos orné à nerfs, triple filet doré sur les plats, tranches dorées (reliure du XIXe siècle). Deuxième et dernière édition de cette histoire populaire des relations du comté de Flandres avec les rois de France. Publiée en 1558, l'année où François de Guise prend Calais et Guines restées pendant plus de deux siècles sous domination anglaise, l'épître placée en tête d'ouvrage est adressée « au Peuple François » et l'invite à prendre connaissance des origines de ses « prochains voisins ». Le récit anonyme puise à de nombreuses sources antiques et contemporaines citées en tête d'ouvrage. La première édition fut publiée par Regnault à Paris en 1522. Galliot du Pré auquel fut accordé le privilège en décembre 1557 a substitué aux lettres gothiques de la première édition l'élégante typographie romane qui fit sa réputation, ornée de lettrines. On trouve sa marque au verso du dernier feuillet. Très bel exemplaire. Brunet III, 938 ; De Backer, 160.

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        In M. Tullii Ciceronis orationes de lege agraria contra P. Seruilium Rullum Tribunum pl. commentarius.

      apud Paulum Manutium, Aldi f, Venice 1558 - 4to. pp. 297, [iii]. A-2O?, 2P . Roman letter, some Greek. Woodcut Aldine device on title, capitals spaces with guide letters, bookplate of Baron Landau on pastedown. A very good copy, crisp clean and wide margined in contemporary limp vellum, later but old endpapers. First Edition of this interesting commentary on Cicero’s orations on land reform spoken against the tribune of the plebs P. Servilius Rullus, beautifully printed by the Aldine press. Cicero opposed Rullus’ bill, which proposed to use money from foreign conquests to purchase land in Italy for the establishment of colonies of the poor, as he was instinctively opposed to what he saw as calculated bribery of the Roman electorate, and politically he was a supporter of Pompey who also opposed this bill. Cicero delivered 4 speeches, of which 3 are still extant, although the first is mutilated. The second is the most important; nothing is known of the fourth. Very little enthusiasm was shown towards the bill by the Roman people, who preferred the distribution of doles in the city to the prospect of distant allotments. The work had important resonance in renaissance Italy and Europe especially when it came to redistribution of land and wealth, particularly in what was public land or private land. "The most forceful Roman opponent of the agrarian movement was, however, Marcus Tullius Cicero. . In short, Cicero characterizes the agrarian movement as seditious, dangerous, and violently unjust. For what is an agrarian law, he asks in De officiis, but an initiative "to rob one man of what belongs to him and to give to another man what does not belong to him?". For Cicero, as for so many other Roman writers, agrarian laws driven by plebeian envy had disrupted the concordia of the Roman republic, given rise to factions, and ultimately dismembered the body politic. This conviction had profound consequences for the shape of early-modern political theory. The influence of the Roman sources (and of Cicero in particular) was so pervasive among civic humanists that the rejection of agrarian laws (or "levelling," as the English had it) became a powerful republican orthodoxy." Eric Nelson "‘For the land is Mine’:The Hebrew Commonwealth and the Rise of Redistribution.". Sigonio (1524-1585), Italian historian and classicist, was the author of numerous scholarly works held in high esteem by his contemporaries. He was born at Modena and held professorships at Venice, Padua, and Bologna. "he was unquestionably one of the first classical antiquaries of his time, and a man of great judgement as well as learning, very correct and deep in researches, and of most unwearied diligence." Chalmers. Sigonius's reputation chiefly rests upon his publications on Greek and Roman antiquities, which may even now be consulted with advantage. A very good copy with an excellent provenance. Baron Landau was a C19 collector of early books of impeccable taste. BM STC It. C16th p. 180 (Cicero) and p. 372 (Lauredanus ie Carolus Sigonius). Renouard. 174:8. Latin [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Petri Matthiolis Senensis. Serenissimi Principis Ferdinandi Archiducis Ferdinandi &c. Medici, commentarii secundi aucti, in libros sex pedacii dioscoridis anazarbei de medica materia.

       Venedig, Vincent. Valgrisi 1558. gr.-4°. 49 nn. Bll., 776, 50 S., 1 Bl. Mit 2 Holzschnitt-Druckermarken und ca. 700 Textholzschnitten. HPgmt.-Bd. d. späten 18. Jhdts. m. Rückengoldpräg. Kl. Fehlstelle am Titelbl. hinterlegt. Vereinz. wasserrand., sonst in sehr gutem Zustand.Nissen 1305; Wellcome I, 4139; Adams D-667; Pritzel 5985; Grasse IV, 342 - Zweite lateinische Ausgabe des berühmten, vielfach aufgelegten Kräuterbuchs. Matthiolis Kommentar zu Dioscorides gehört zu den erfolgreichsten Werken über Heilpflanzen. Die erste lateinische Ausgabe war 1554 bei Valgrisi in Venedig erschienen, die vorliegende ist erstmals in zwei Teile geteilt und mit einem Zwischentitel versehen. Neben den Abbildungen von Pflanzen finden sich auch einige Tierdarstellungen. - Second and enlarged Latin edition translated by Dioscorides of the \"Discorsi\" by Matthioli (1500-1577), botanist and chief physician to Archduke of Austria. Dioscorides Materia Medica is the earliest European work with medical plants. His commentarii represent one of the most interesting editions of Dioscorides. The book contains also an expensive chapter on wine. The figures are of great importance in the history of botanical illustration. Woodcut illustr.: Initials, large woodcut printer`s mark on title and last page., ca. 700 illustr. of plants and animals. Text of Dioscorides printed in roman, commentary of Matthioli in italics. Includes 133 more woodcuts than appeared in the first Venice edition of 1554. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Naturwissenschaften, Botanik

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        Der Siebend Teil aller Bücher und Schrifften des thewren seligen Mans Gottes / Doctoris Martini Lutheri / vom XXXVIII. Jar an / bis auff das XLII geschrieben und im Druck ausgangen / Ausgenomen etliche wenige Stücke / So zu ende des Sechsten Teils gedruckt sind. - V.D.M.I.AE.,

      Gedruckt zu Jena durch Christian Rödingers Erben, M.D.LVIII, 1558 - Titelblatt in Rot- und Schwarzdruck mit Titelholzschnitt (der sächsische Kurfürst Friedrich der Weise und Martin Luther, zu beiden Seiten vor dem gekreuzigten Jesus kniend), ganzseitiger Holzschnitt mit Monogramm "PG" (die drei sächsischen Fürsten über einer Brüstung mit Wappen), [2] Blatt Register, 476 Blatt, [1] Blatt. Einband alterstypisch abgedunkelt und fleckig, Kanten berieben und bestossen, Leder an den Kanten an einigen Stellen bis zum Holz duchgewetzt, Schliessen fehlen, fester Block, innen etwas fleckig (allgemeine Gebrauchsspuren), durchgehend mit Textanstreichungen und Randanmerkungen in roter und schwarzer Tinte von alter Hand (nicht besonders störend). am Vorsatz handschriftlicher Besitzervermerk "Ex libris M.Leonhardi Engelhart, Epinta acguifitis; Anno Domini 1578" - Detailfotos auf Anfrage. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Martin Luther (* 10. November 1483 in Eisleben, Grafschaft Mansfeld; † 18. Februar 1546 ebenda) war der theologische Urheber der Reformation. Als zu den Augustiner-Eremiten gehörender Theologieprofessor entdeckte er Gottes Gnadenzusage im Neuen Testament wieder und orientierte sich fortan ausschließlich an Jesus Christus als dem „fleischgewordenen Wort Gottes". Nach diesem Maßstab wollte er Fehlentwicklungen der Christentumsgeschichte und in der Kirche seiner Zeit überwinden. Seine Betonung des gnädigen Gottes, seine Predigten und Schriften und seine Bibelübersetzung, die Lutherbibel, veränderten die von der römisch-katholischen Kirche dominierte Gesellschaft in der frühen Neuzeit nachhaltig. Entgegen Luthers Absicht kam es zu einer Kirchenspaltung, zur Bildung evangelisch-lutherischer Kirchen und weiterer Konfessionen des Protestantismus. ---------------------------------------------------- Der vorliegende Siebente Band (von 8 + Registerband) des Jenaer Bibelwerk des Martin Luther, umfasst die gesammelten Schriften Luthers aus den Jahren 1538-1542. Diese erste Auflage wurde in 1500 Exemplaren gedruckt. Bis 1615 folgten fünf weitere Auflagen in Jenaer Druckereien. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 3500 Folio, Ledereinband auf Holzdeckeln mit sechs Bünden und Schliessen, beide Deckeln vollflächig mit dekorativer Blindprägung, Größe ca. 22,5 x 33 x 6,5 cm, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Brabantia - Brabantiae Belgarvm Provinciae Recens Exactaqve Descriptio - Michaelis Tramezini Formis Ex Pontificis Max-ac Veneti senatus in proximum decenmiun privilegio. oo D LV III. - Iacobus Boßius Belga in & 5 incidebat.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Jacob Bos (Bossius) aus Lafreri-Atlas b. Michele Tramezzino in Venedig, dat. 1558, 52 x 39,5 Tooley in Imago Mundi 3 (1939): Tooley, Maps in Italian Atlases of the Sixteenth Century, pp. 12-47, Nr. 143; Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. Q - Z, S. 287 (Michele Tramezzino , died 1579. Venetian printer and publisher with two workshops, one in Rome with his brother Francesco and one in Venice 'all Insegna della Sibille'. .); Nicht bei Meurer - The Strabo Illustratus Atlas 1545 - 1571 (siehe Nr. 12 Comocio / Forlani). - Von der vorliegenden Karte gibt es nur zwei Zustände (der einzige Unterschied liegt in der Datierung 1556 u. 1558) - Der 1. Zustand ist extrem selten (2 Nachweisexemplare in Rom / Vatikan u. Paris sind bekannt). - Insgesamt gibt es 3 verschiedene italienische Karten von Brabant aus der sogenannten Lafreri Reihe: 1. Tramezzino-Bos (vorliegende Karte in 2 Zuständen) 2. Camocio-Bertelli in 4 Zuständen (Meurer kennt nur drei Zustände) 3. Zaltieri-Olgiato in 2 Zuständen (mit Name des Stechers Olgiato und mit den Namen des Stechers Olgiato und des Herausgebers Bolognoni Zaltieri . - Die Karte zeigt das Herzogtum Brabant. - Unten rechts Titelkartusche mit Verlegerverzeignis; unter der Kartusche Stechersignatur; unten links Meilenzeiger mit Zirkel; oben im Kartenhimmel 3 große Wappen. - 2. Zustand des sehr seltenen italienischen Einblattdrucks. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Gesamtansicht ('Die Statt Straßburg Anno 1558.').

      - Holzschnitt v. Sebastian Münster aus Cosmographia. Oder Beschreibung der gantzen Weltt. . b. Sebastian Henric-Petri in Basel, 1628, 29 x 39 Fauser, Repertorium älterer Topographie. Druckgraphik von 1486 bis 1750, Bd. II, S. 762, Nr. 13517. - Zeigt eine Gesamtansicht der elsässischen Hauptstadt Strasbourg. - Oben mittig Girlande mit Ansichtentitel; rechts u. links daneben Wappen; über der Ansicht Kopftitel ('Straßburg der fürnehmen und in aller Welt weitbekandten Statt Abcontrafactur.'); unten links Kartusche mit Erläuterungen zur Stadt; unter der Ansicht Erklärungen von A - Z und von 1 - 24. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Homiliae XL. A Gilberto Cognato Nozereno è tenebris in lucem revocatae His accesserunt Aelii Antonii Nebrissensis homiliae III. Item, una Ioannis Atrociani ad bonas literas exhortatio.

      per Henrichum Petri, Basileae [Basel], 1558 - Basileae [Basel], per Henrichum Petri 1558. 16,5 x 11 cm. 16, 253, [1] S. Mit zahlreichen figürlichen Initialen. Modernes Halbpergament mit Inkunabelpapierbezug. Schwache Spuren eines Klosterstempels auf dem Titelblatt, verso mit Japan verstärkt. Stellenweise mit Tintenflecken. Papier gebräunt. Letztes Viertel mit Feuchtigkeitsrand im unteren Blattbereich. Letztes Blatt (recto weiß, verso Druckermarke) faksimiliert. VD16 C 93. Index aurel. 128.878. Hieronymus, Petri/Schwabe 1977 Kat. Nr.383. Lagensignatur a8, A-Q8. Seltener Baseler Druck der Predigtsammlung des Erzbischofs von Arles. Enthält weiters S. 221-245: Aelii Antonii Nebrissensis homiliae tres (VD16 L 880) und S. 246-253: Ioannis Atrociani homilia ad bonas litteras exhortatoria (VD16 A 4018). "Neben seinem Testament sind Predigten erhalten. Sie bilden eine wertvolle Quelle für die Kenntnis des christlichen Lebens in Gallien im 6. Jahrhundert" (F. Hieronymus), darunter auch die bekannte Stelle der des Lesens unkundiger Buchhändler, welche sich schreibkundiger Angestellter bedienten. Schwache Spuren eines Klosterstempels auf dem Titelblatt, verso mit Japan verstärkt. Stellenweise mit Tintenflecken. Papier gebräunt. Letztes Viertel mit Feuchtigkeitsrand im unteren Blattbereich. Letztes Blatt (recto weiß, verso Druckermarke) faksimiliert. Modernes Halbpergament mit Inkunabelpapierbezug.

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        De Turcarum moribus epitome.

      Lyon, J. de Tournes, 1558. - 12mo. 184, (8) pp. With woodcut printer's device to t. p. and 6 woodcuts in the text. 18th-century calf. Second edition (first published in 1553) of this occasional work on the customs of the Turks, a popular subject in mid-16th century Europe. Contains details as to the religious rites and ceremonies of the Muslims, military and agriculture in the Ottoman Empire, the fate of the Christian captives, etc. Several woodcuts show scenes of torture. - Slightly browned throughout; hinges repaired. Title has 18th century ownership stamp of "Sir Richard Betenson, Bart." (the 4th Baronet Betenson, of Bradburn Place, Sevenoaks, Kent, d. 1786). Later in the library of Thomas Perczel de Bonyhad (his 1960 engr. bookplate on pastedown); last in the Ottoman collection of the Swiss industrialist Herry W. Schaefer. Rare: a single copy in America (Harvard Univ. Library, not in OCLC). BM-STC French 200. Adams G 456. Göllner 983. Apponyi 1779. Estreicher VIII, 102. Szabó III, 454. Cartier 405. Németh H 633. OCLC 257552046. Cf. Blackmer 671 (ed. 1566).

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        Landscape with Tamar and Juda ['Variae Variarum' series title].

      1558. Mountainous landscape with a harbor on the right. On the left on a road Tamar and Judah. Tamar seduces her own father-in-law Judah. Inscribed lower left corner 'Iudas nurum suam Thamar comprimit' and bottom right 'Cum privilegio COCK FE.' Print out a series of 14 landscapes with biblical and mythological scenes entitled 'Variae Variarum'."Etching on paper, trimmed on platemark; total:224 x 320 mm; only state. Watermark. Small stains in the sky to the right. Rare. Hollstein 9, Riggs 39. OM 5 (Cock) / PL2"

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        Carmina quinque illustrium poetarum

      Hieronymus Lilius, Venezia 1558 - In-8 (150 x 100 mm.). cc. 183. pp. (3). Bella legatura in piena pergamena settecentesca, dorso a finti nervi con fieltti, fregi e titoli in oro. Tagli spruzzati. Bella e reputata edizione di poeti neolatini del Rinascimento. Ottimo esemplare. Bibliografia: BMC, Italian Books, p. 150. Adams, C, 732. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Varii sermoni di santo Agostino, et altri catholici, et antichi dottori, vtili alla salute dell'anime. Messesi insieme, et fatti volgari da monsign. Galeazzo vescovo di Sessa

      Giolito de Ferrari 1558 - 1558, written in Italian, rebound in full leather (Bayntun-Riviere Bath) with burnt orange label title with gilt on spine. 666 pages with 1 page registro and engraving on back of last page. Small engraving at the beginning of each sermon. Book measures 8 1/2" by 6" by 2". Pages have a few stains but overall clean. A collection of over 400 sermons attributed to St. Augustine, printed in Italian; a of this compilation of sermons, identical in content to 1556 edition; Bishop Galeazzo's dedicatory epistle on title page is addressed to Marcello Cervino, cardinal of Santa Croce in Gerusalemme in Rome. An accumulation of sermons whose authorship has been contested; it is unclear if St. Augustine was the sole author of every sermon, or whether he may have appropriated certain elements/themes, but written within the latter portion of his life, once he had converted to Christianity, in the late 4th century. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opera non nulla à Federico Commandino Vrbinate nuper in Latinum conuersa, et commentariis illustrata.

      apud Paulum Manutium, Aldi f., Venice 1558 - RARE FIRST EDITION FIRST EDITION thus. Folio. Two parts in one. ff. [iv], 55, [i]; [ii], 63, [i]. *?, A-O?; [a] , b-r? First work in Roman letter in two sizes, larger for the theorems, second in Italic and Roman. Woodcut anchor and dolphin device with floral wreath on title and verso of last in both parts, fine large historiated woodcut initials, numerous woodcut diagrams in text, two small armorial blindstamps in outer blank margin of title of R. Grosvenor Bartelot F.S.A. Title dusty, small tear from blank upper outer corner of title, retored, small oil stain and very light marginal waterstain in upper and outer margin of last few leaves, very occasional marginal mark or spot. A very good copy, crisp and clean with good margins, in contemporary limp vellum remains of ties, two tears to spine, vellum a little soiled. First edition of the works of Archimedes with the commentary of Commandino and the second Latin edition of Archimedes works, first printed at Basle in 1544. This edition is far superior to its predecessor as in Frederic Commandino it had an editor who was a noted scholar and scientist in his own right and who had access in Venice to an accurate ms. of the Greek text which had not previously been available. His edition and commentary on this work became the basis for virtually all subsequent editions, as did his commentaries on many other mathematicians of antiquity. He considerably advanced Renaissance learning in mathematics. The second work in this edition comprises Comandino’s commentary on Archimedes text. "The success of the humanist mathematicians in uncovering, clarifying, translating and providing commentaries on the major scientific texts of the ancient authors should not be seen as peripheral to the scientific revolution. The mastery of the Greek and Latin texts was an essential stage in the attempt to ‘surpass the ancients,’ and the extensive publishing of new and better-understood texts by the classical mathematicians played an integral role in the founding of the ‘new sciences’" Martin Kemp, ‘The Science of Art,’ p. 76. Archimedes of Syracuse c250 BC, was the greatest mathematician and engineer of antiquity. "Archimedes was above all a great mathematician developing further many ideas of Eudoxus and Euclid. In plane geometry he wrote on circle measurement, the quadrature of the parabola and spirals. he was an important forerunner of the mathematicians who developed the infinitesimal calculus. One of his greatest achievements was his calculation that the area of the surface of a sphere is four times that of the great circle of the sphere and that the volume of the sphere is two thirds the volume of its circumscribed cylinder. . He invented a system of numeration by which he could express any number however large. Through his researches in statics he discovered the fundamental principals relating to the lever and the centers of gravity of triangles, parallelograms and parallel trapezia. In hydrostatics he described the equilibrium of floating bodies and stated the famous proposition - known by his name - .We owe to Archimedes the full exposition of the doctrine of levers and pulleys. . In the Arenarius he quotes a passage from Aristarchus which is the earliest evidence we now have that the latter had conceived the heliocentric system long before Copernicus. . together with Newton and Gauss - [he] is generally regarded as one of the greatest mathematicians the world has ever known, and if his influence had not been overshadowed at first by Aristotle, Euclid and Plato, the progress of modern mathematics might have been much faster. As it was, his influence began to take full effect only after the publication of this first printed edition which enabled Descartes, Galileo and Newton in particular to build on what he had begun." Printing and the Mind of Man 72 on the Basle edn. of 1544. This edition is also one of the very few illustrated editions of a scientific text produced by the Aldine press. A very goo [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Flache Landschaft mit Blick auf Türme von Haarlem und einem Feldzeichen im Mittelgrund.

      - Pinsel in Grau, grau laviert, über schwarzer Kreide, mit schwarzer Tuschlinie umrandet, auf Bütten mit Fragment eines Wasserzeichen, links unten von alter Hand bezeichnet „J. Bronkhorst", auf alten Untersatz montiert, dort oben bezeichnet „Haerlem" (sic!). 14,5:19,8 cm. - Etwas braunfleckig. Provenienz: Sammlung E. B. (herzförmig eingefaßt) sowie „No 43", nicht bei Lugt. Johannes van Bronkhorst, Sohn und Schüler von P.A. van Bronkhorst (1558-1661), zunächst erlernte er, nach dem frühen Tod seines Vaters, in Haarlem bei einem Cousin das Pastetenbäckerhandwerk und bildete sich autodidaktisch als Zeichner weiter. Erst als er 1670 nach Hoorn übergesiedelt war, betätigt er sich parallel zu seinem Brotberuf auch als Maler. Er spezialisierte sich auf die Darstellung von Vögeln, Insekten und Pflanzen, die er in Aquarell auf Pergament oder Papier malte. Es ist davon auszugehen, daß unsere kleine Landschaftszeichnung aus des Künstlers frühen Jahren in Haarlem stammt.

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        HISTORIA DELLE COSE OCCORSE NEL REGNO D'INGHILTERRA in materia del Duca di Notomberlan Dopo la Morte di Odoardo VI

      1558 - Impreso NELLA ACADEMIA VENETIANA, M.D.L.VIII. (1558). En 8º, enc. en holandesa. La boda de Felipe II fue en 1554 y nuestro impreso, tanto en portada como en colofón dice 1558. Se trata más de la noticia de un suceso inmediato que de la Historia elaborada del mismo. Exlibris y abundantes anotaciones autógrafas de Antonio Canovas del Castillo. Destaca D. Antonio: "P. 30 Conversacion al catolicismo" - "41-42 (Matrimonio)" - "50 Sublevaciones en contra. Llegada a Inglaterra de Felipe 2º. 59". - "Traje del Rey. 60-63 vuelto" - "Sequito de D. Felipe 62 a 63 y 64" - "Ceremonia del matrimonio. 65". El texto de esta historia casi coetánea, está también anotado por Cánovas. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        M. FABII QUINTILIANI INSTITUTIONUM ORATORIARUM LIBRI DUODECIM.

      Apud Theobaldum Paganum 1558 "Summa diligentia ad fidem vetustissimorum codicum recogniti, ac restituti, cum rerum verborumque Indice locupletissimo". "Declamationum Liber eiusdem". Testo latino. Cm.17x10,6. Pg.742, (38). In fine è aggiunto, con frontespizio autonomo, "M.Fabii Quintiliani Oratoris Eloquentissimi Declamationes undeviginti". Lugduni, Apud Theobaldum Paganum, 1558. Pg.214. Legatura in piena pergamena molle, con unghie, con titoli manoscritti al dorso. Ai due frontespizi marche tipografiche con figura orientale posta sotto un albero da frutta ed il motto "Virtutes sibi invicem adhaerent". Ex libris nobiliare "E' l'opera maggiore di Quintiliano (Calagurris, oggi Calahorra, I secolo d.C.) ed è a noi pervenuta nella sua integrità. Quintiliano vi attese negli ultimi anni della sua vita, quando già era libero dall'insegnamento, un po' dopo l'anno 90, e la dedicò a Vittorio Marcello, valente avvocato del tempo di Domiziano, perchè servisse all'educazione del suo giovane figlio Geta, destinato a diventare egli pure oratore" (Giacomo Sasso). Stimata edizione, realizzata dallo stampatore lionese Thibaut Payen

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        Historiae animalium. Liber IV. Qui est de piscium et aquatilium animantium natura

      Christopher Froschoverum, Tiguri ( Zurich ) 1558 - 1st ed of Volume Four. Folio. Recent cloth with gilt spine title and date, new end papers though one original blank end paper is present in both front and rear. (ii), (viii), (ix), (iii), (iv), (xi), 1297 pp, over 660 woodcuts of ocean life. Lacks title page though curiously the lower half of the title page for volume five, published in 1578, is present as well as a somewhat crude manuscript copy of the original title page on what seems to be an original blank end paper. The tiny gilt date on the spine is 1578 which is incorrect as this is the 1558 first edition of this volume and there is no 1578 edition of this volume. The leaves and plates have no foxing, a few are lightly tanned, a few words or sentences have some old underlining, a tiny, light stain starts on the upper fore corner of page 841 and gradually gets larger as it goes back, at times it is just a tide line. A small light stain at the bottom fore corner starts on page 1087 and gradually gets larger but it is much lighter than the one at the top of the page eventually gets. The dedication leaf right after the "title page" has been repaired with a loss of about ten percent of the text on it and the verso. Two tiny museum stamps at the top of that page. Covers Fine, very tight, a large, massive volume with many more woodcuts than any other volume in the work, the great majority of the famous illustrations are in lovely condition. Ownership signature dated 1678 on end paper. A great book that can be used with no fear of binding wear or weakness. This book, before being rebound, was sold at Swann Galleries on December 11, 1980. More photos are available. Please note, this will only be shipped to an address in the United States. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sermoni funebri de vari authori nella morte de diversi animali

      Venice: Gabriel Giolito de' Ferrari, 1558 (colophon: 1559). First edition, variant with dedication to Niccolò Alberti. Boards. Very Good/Although the title of this collection indicates funeral orations for animals by "various authors," all eleven pieces are by Ortensio Lando (1505?-1555?), the eccentric, peripatetic, uncomfortable humanist who seemed to gravitate toward the far edge of every society he entered. While many humanists traveled, Lando traveled more. A native of Milan, he can be found at various times in Rome, Venice, Naples, Lyon (where he worked for Sebastian Gryphius and alongside Etienne Dolet), Basel, Geneva, Lucca, Trento, Paris, Strasbourg, Tubingen and Augsburg, remaining in Venice after 1545 but probably in Naples when he died, sometime in the later 1550s. He changed his name more than once, and he preferred to publish pseudonymously, cryptically, or anonymously, creating a burden for his biographers. (Ironically for such an unquiet soul, he often referred to himself in print as "il Tranquillo.") He stopped short of the priesthood, flirted seriously with reformers, wrote several protestant-leaning works, yet he was present at the opening of the Council of Trent. He translated More's Utopia into Italian, and wrote a fantastical funeral oration on Erasmus, both praising and condemning him, that still puzzles Erasmus scholars. Starting with "I Paradossi" (Lyon, 1534), he published a series of learned dialogues, travelogues, and arguments, all of them characterized by an odd sense of humor, and all of them landing on the local indices in Milan and Venice, and on Pope Paul IV's first "universal index of prohibited books" in Rome. The volume offered here is a collection of supposed "funeral orations" informed by examples from Lucian and from Lando's contemporary Cornelius Agrippa. Each eulogy (for a cat, a flea, a cricket, an ass) is attributed to a fictional speaker (Brother Onion, Sister Flower, etc.) Lando only appears under his own name in a postscript, an apology where he admits that the "orations" are meant in fun but that they are erudite and have serious matter to them as well, intending to "reveal secrets of nature." While the Index suppressed Lando's diffusion in Italy, he was very popular in the rest of Europe. The Sermoni were translated into French and Latin, and were reprinted into the eighteenth century. A bibliographical oddity: this first edition exists in two variants, with no priority established, and neither more frequent. In one variant, the dedication epistle is addressed to Johann Jakob Fugger of Augsburg; in the copy offered here, the volume is dedicated with a slightly different text to Niccoló degli Alberti, Count of Bormo. Both variants are extremely difficult to obtain, and are held in very few collections worldwide, none located in North America (according to OCLC).. Octavo (16cm); 36 leaves. Giolito phoenix device and fleuron on title page, and smaller phoenix device on verso of last leaf. Woodcut historiated initials. Late 19th-century marbled paper over boards, with ownership inscription of Nicholas Gottfried Kraenner on front blank. Occasional minor blemishes and traces of skilled conservation contemporary with binding. References: Bongi, I, 231 f.; Adams L-122; BM Italian, 623; Melfi, III, 58.

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        De Natura Aquatilium Carmen

      in universam Gulielmi Rondeletii doctoris medici, & medicinae in schola Monspeliensi professoris regii, quam de piscibus marinis scripsit historiam. Cum vivis eorum imaginibus, opusculum nunc primum in lucem emissum. 2 vols. Lyon: apud Matthiam Bonhome, sub clava aurea 1558. With small portrait, title-vignette and textual vignettes throughout, together with 466 woodcut illustrations of fish, shells and sea creatures, one on folding leaf. [20] + 240; 135 pp. Bound in worn contemporary full vellum, spine partly loose, endpaper torn lower right corner. Some leaves weakly browning or stained. With handwritten register on last page and blank leaf.. First edition.Adams B2607. Brunet I, 1184. Durling 660. Mortimer, French Books I, 118. Nissen ZBI 511. Waller 11789. Wellcome I, 1018

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        Quadrins historiques de la bible. Revuz, & augmentez d'un grand nombre de figures [und beigebunden: Derselbe]. Figures du nouveau Testament. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      Lyon, Jean de Tournes, 1558. Format: 8°.. [246] S. (le. Bl. weiß); [112] S.. Mit breiter Holzschnitt-Titelbordüre, Holzschnitt-Druckermarke am Schluss von Teil I und 232; 94 Holzschnitten von Bernard Salomon.. Geglätteter dunkelbrauner Kalbslederband der Zeit über 4 Bünden mit kleinen Goldstempeln auf dem Rücken, Blindfileten, goldenen Eckfleurons und blindgeprägter Mittelarabeske kleine Gebrauchsspuren, gering beschabt und berieben, an wenigen Stellen sorgfältig alt restauriert.. 2 Teile in 1 Band. Komplettausgabe. Eine der reizendsten Holzschnitt-Taschenbibel im Prachtband*** Komplettausgabe der beiden die Bibel begleitenden emblematischen Holzschnitt-Illustrationen von dem französischen Malers und Graphikers Bernard Salomon (um 1506-1561), dem sogenannten "Petit Bernard", der aus einer lyonneser Familie von Gürtelmachern und Schmieden entstammt und im Auftrag des Königs Henri II. für den Hof arbeitete. In Zusammenarbeit mit dem Drucker Jean de Tournes illustrierte er mehrere Bücher mit szenischen Darstellungen. Seine Illustrationen zum Alten und Neuen Testament gehören zu den schönsten seines OEuvres. Die reizenden, anatomisch gut beobachteten Figuren meist in zauberhafter Landschaft oder vor prachtvoller Architekturkulisse verraten schon ganz den Stil des französischen Manierismus - sie sind auch nachweislich von der Schule von Fontainebleau geprägt worden. Den Holzschnitten beigegeben ist jeweils ein vier- bis sechszeiliges Gedicht des geistlichen Schriftstellers und Kanonikers Claude Paradin (1510 -1573) bzw. des Dichters Charles Fontaine (1514- 1570), in denen diese das Heilsgeschehen des Alten und des Neuen Bundes auf poetisches Weise darstellen. So diente das Büchlein als eine der seltenen gedruckten Bilderbibeln, einer Art "Biblia Pauperum" der Neuzeit. Die beiden hier zu einer der reizendsten Taschenbibeln ihrer Zeit zusammengebundenen Teile wurden 1558 von dem aus Noyon stammenden Drucker und Verleger Jean de Tournes (1504-1564) auf einheitlichem Papier gedruckt, sie bilden also eine in sich geschlossene Einheit, die auch durch den hübschen zeitgenössischen Einband hervorgehoben wird. Die "Quadrins historiques de la bible" waren erstmals 1553 mit 199 Holzschnitten erschienen, zu denen dann noch 29 für die italienische Ausgabe und weitere drei für die vorliegende Ausgabe (und spätere) hinzukamen. Es handelt sich also um den zweiten Druck der vollständigen Folge, von dem im OCLC nur vier Exemplare genannt werden, vom Neuen Testament dort sogar nur zwei. Das Neue Testament mit dem Text von Charles Fontaine erschien erstmals 1554, eine weiter Ausgabe folgte 1556, es handelt sich hier also um die dritte Ausgabe. Die Holzschnitt-Illustrationen im Alten Testament sind etwas größer und stets im Querformat, während die des Neuen Testaments aufrecht stehen im Hochformat. Stilistisch entstammen sie sicher demselben Meister. Nur ganz vereinzelt leicht Feuchtflecken und Bräunungen, Papier teils leicht wellig, unwesentliche Knick- und Gebrauchsspuren, fliegende Vorsätze alt erneuert, die Holzschnitte durchgehend in sehr guten, kontrastreichen und meist kräftigem Abdruck, blass alt gestempelt. Prachtvoll zeigenössisch gebundenes Exemplar aus der Bibliothek des Francis Hubert Barday mit dessen gestochenem Wappenexlibris. I. STC 336. Adams P 294. Brunet IV, 995f. Cartier, Jean de Tournes 393. Mortimer 87. Vgl. auch Murray 615. - II. STC 169. Cartier 326. Mortimer 85. Vgl. Adams F 706-07.

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        Les illustres observations antiques du seigneur Gabriel Symeon florentin en son dernier voyage d'Italie l'an 1557.

      par Ian de Tournes 1558 In - 4° (cm. 22,2), legatura coeva in p. pergamena floscia (lievi tracce d'uso); pp. [16], 134 con numerose illustrazioni n.t. in xilografia (epitaffi, scene mitologiche, vedute, tombe, medaglie, ecc.); bella vignetta con ritratto al frontespizio, deliziose testatine e capilettera in xilografia. Qualche segno d'uso, in specie in fine (ultima carta con margine riparato), antiche note ms. al front. e in fine, mancanza dell'ultima carta sicuramente bianca. Edizione originale del resoconto di un viaggio compiuto dall'umanista Simeoni (1509 - 1575), che dopo i mesi di reclusione per eresia, accompagnò il duca di Guisa in Italia. Libro di potente immaginazione cinquecentesca, ricco di erudizione e insaporito da «le favole e le sciocchezze astrologiche che vi ha sparse per entro» [G. Tiraboschi. Storia della Letteratura italiana IV, 78]. Cfr. Graesse VI, 409; Admas S, 1161. Buon esemplare genuino.

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        Apologia de gli Academici di Banchi di Roma, contra M. Lodovico Castelvetro da Modena. In forma d'uno spaccio di Maestro Pasquino con alcune operette, del Predella, del Buratto, di ser Fedocco. In difesa de la seguente canzone del commendatore Annibal Caro. Appartenenti tutte à l'uso de la lingua toscana, et al vero modo di poetare.

      in casa di Seth Viotto 1558]. In - 4° (cm. 2,1), legatura settecentesca in p. pergamena rigida con titolo in oro al dorso (lievi segni d'uso), tagli rossi; pp. 268, [16] in ottimo stato, freschissime, con suggestiva impresa xilografica al frontespizio e un'altra differente al colophon, nonché capilettera e finalini xilografici nel testo. Prima edizione, tra l'altro nella più rara tiratura, di un libro famosissimo: «Qualche esemplare [..] ha nel frontispizio una diversa impresa, ora intagliata in legno, ed ora in rame, portante un Acciarino da fucile» [Gamba 276 in nota]. Gli autori del titolo «sono Academici ideali usciti dalla fantasia di Annibal Caro» [Melzi I, 5], il quale nascosto sotto la finzione letteraria combatte un'aspra polemica con Ludovico Castelvetro, citata anche dal Manzoni ne I Promessi Sposi. La vicenda, condita da infamanti accuse, costò al Castelvetro un processo del tribunale dell'Inquisizione che lo costrinse a lasciare Roma. Cfr. Olschki, Choix, 16639; Brunet, I, 1588; Adams, C - 739; Graesse, I, 9. Ottimo esemplare.

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        DIALOGO DELLA BELLA CREANZA DELLE DONNE. DELLO STORDITO INTRONATO

      appresso di Giovann' Antonio de gli Antonii 1558 (Piccolomini, Alessandro). Milano, appresso di Giovann' Antonio de gli Antonii, 1558. Al segno del Leone. (In fine:). In Milano, imprimevano i Fratelli Meda, 1558. In - 8° ant., legatura recente in pergamena, stile coevo. 43, (1) ff. Silografia allegorica nel front. ripetuta in fine. Rara edizione milanese. Lancetti, Pseudonimia, p. 259. Brunet, II, 667. Gay - Lemonnier, I, 894: Satire libre et meme licentieuse contre les femmes...

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        M. Fabii Quintiliani Institutionum oratoriarum libri duodecim. Summa diligentia ad fidem vetustissimorum codicum recogniti, ac restituti, cum rerum verborumque Indice locupletissimo. Declamationum Liber eiusdem. Suivi de : M.Fabii Quintiliani Oratoris Eloquentissimi Declamationes undeviginti. Lyon. Theobaldum Paganum. 1558.

      - 1 volume grand in-12° pleine reliure parcheminée d'époque, lacets présents, titre à l'encre sur dos lisse, 741 p. + 38 f. nchf + 214 . Mouillures claires éparses sans gravité. Quelques annotations d'époque, bel état d'ensemble.

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        De Natura Aquatilium Carmen,

      . in universam Gulielmi Rondeletii doctoris medici, & medicinae in schola Monspeliensi professoris regii, quam de piscibus marinis scripsit historiam. Cum vivis eorum imaginibus, opusculum nunc primum in lucem emissum. 2 vols. Lyon: apud Matthiam Bonhome, sub clava aurea 1558. With small portrait, title-vignette and textual vignettes throughout, together with 466 woodcut illustrations of fish, shells and sea creatures, one on folding leaf. [20] + 240; 135 pp. Bound in worn contemporary full vellum, spine partly loose, endpaper torn lower right corner. Some leaves weakly browning or stained. With handwritten register on last page and blank leaf. * First edition.<br>Adams B2607. Brunet I, 1184. Durling 660. Mortimer, French Books I, 118. Nissen ZBI 511. Waller 11789. Wellcome I, 1018..

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        Orlando Furioso.

      Venedig, Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1558.. (24), 552 SS. Mit aufwendiger Holzschnittbordüre am Titel und 46 ganzseitigen szenischen Textholzschnitten sowie sowie zahlreichen Initialen und kleineren Bordüren. (Dabei): Ruscelli, Girolamo. Annotationi, et avvertimenti [...], sopra i luoghi difficili, et importanti del Furioso. Ebda., 1558. (138) SS. Mit Holzschnittdruckermarke am Titel. Lederband des 18. Jhs. mit goldgepr. Rückenschildchen. 4to.. Zweite "Furioso"-Ausgabe in Groß-Quart bei Valgrisi. Ansprechend illustrierte Ausgabe des "Orlando Furioso"; die ganzseitigen Holzschnitte nach den Vorlagen von Dosso Dossi fanden erstmals in der Ausgabe von 1565 Verwendung. "Sola variante, l'aggiunta della 'Dicgiarazione' dell' Eugenico [...] Come nella prima ediz. vi sono le incisioni i legno, a piena pagina, attribuite al Dossi e racchiuse da una cornice, come racchiusi da una cornice sono gli argomenti dei singoli canti. Alla fine d'ogni canto le annotazioni di Ruscelli" (Agnelli). - Zu Beginn stellenweise etwas wasserrandig; unschön entferntes Exlibris am vorderen Innendeckel; am Vorsatz hs. Besitzvermerk "Dr. Klauber". Im ganzen gutes, sauberes Exemplar; die Holzschnitte in kräftigen Abdrucken. - Edit 16, CNCE 2708. Agnelli/Ravegiani I, 108. Brunet I, 433f. Graesse I, 198f. Mazzuchelli I, 1072. Guidi 64. Melzi 155. Melzi/Tosi 64. Adams A 1668.

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        Historia de gentibus septentrionalibus.

      Antverpiæ, Ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1558. (8) + 192 bl. 135 tresnitt. 1700-talls helskinnbd. med fem opph. bind. Ryggdekor i gull. Bordyre i gull på for- og bakperm. Rødt skinn tittelfelt. Ex libris på forsats. (Geo. Wansey, Warminister).. Ett tidlig trykk av Plantin. Andre latinske utgave. / Title-page with printer`s device. 135 woodcuts. 18th. century full calf with five raised bands. Red leather label. Spine gilt. Gilt border on panels. Bookplate (Geo Wansey, Waminister). Old signature on title-page. Second latin edition. Early print by Plantin

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        Gothorvm Sveonvmqve Historia, Ex Probatis Antiqvorvm Monvmentis Collecta, & in xxiiij. libros redacta (Gothorum Sveonumque Historia, Ex Probatis Antiquorum Monumentis Collecta, & in xxiiij. libros redacta).

      Basel, Isengrin 1558. 8 Bl., 907 S., 1 n. S., 50 Bl., 18 x 11 cm, Holzschn.-Druckermarke auf Titel und am Schluss, einige Textholzschnitte, die ersten Bl. mit Feuchtfleck, Leerseiten am Anfang und Ende leicht beschädigt.. Magnus aus Linköping (1488-1544) war Erzbischof von Uppsala; das posthum erschienene Werk ist die Hauptquelle der Geschichte skandinavischer Könige.

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        Commentariorum de Statu Religionis & Reipublicae, Carolo Quinto / Caesare, Libri XXVI. Vna cnm apologia ab ipso Authore conscripta, et indice locupletißimo.

      Argentorati [Strassburg], Excudebat Theodosius Rihelius [Rihel], [1558].. 8° (19x11), 8 Bl., 872 S., 10 Bl., mit allegorischem TitelHolzschnitt, Pgmt d.Zt. mit KatenSchutzrand, alter handschriftl RTitel, kleine VignettenPrägungen, die ersten und letzten Blatt mit leichtem Wasserrand, alte Bibliotheksmarke auf Innenspiegel, Vorsätze gering beschädigt, gutes gepflegtes Exemplar,. Johannes Philippson von Schleiden (1506-1556) Geschichtsschreiber, Jurist und Diplomat aus dem damaligen Herzogtum Luxemburg, wozu die Herrschaft Schleiden gehörte.- 1551-52 vertrat er die Stadt Strassburg auf dem Konzil von Trient.- Sein hier vorliegendend Hauptwerk <Commentariorum de statu religionis et reipublicae Carolo V. / Über den Zustand der Religion und des Staates unter Kaiser Karl V.> umfasst die Jahre 1517 bis 1556 und gilt als einer der besten zeitgenössichen Berichte und wichtiges Quellenwerk zur Reformationsgeschichte, gestützt auf eine grosse Auswahl von Dokumenten. Bereits wenige Jahre nach dem ersten Erscheinen galt es als die massgebliche Geschichtsdarstellung der Reformation im Reich: dokumentarisch, weil von einem Zeitzeugen verfaßt; objektiv, weil jedes explizite Urteil meidend; methodisch bahnbrechend, weil in zuvor ungekanntem Maße auf Schriftquellen gestützt, die niemandem sonst zugänglich waren. Erst Leopold Ranke wies 1824 in seiner Abhandlung "Zur Kritik neuerer Geschichtsschreiber" nach, daß Sleidanus von seiner Unparteilichkeit überzeugt, sich auf größtenteils unzuverlässiges oder tendenziöses Material verließ. Sleidanus übernahm in seinen <Commentarii> zwar die Form der politischen Historie, doch erfüllte er weder ihre Voraussetzung (Autopsie durch Zugehörigkeit zum Kreis der Entscheider) noch teilte er ihren Erkenntnisanspruch (das Geschehene innerweltlich-machtpolitisch zu erklären). Insofern verselbständigt sich in seinem Hauptwerk die literarische Form gegenüber dem Gehalt.- [NDB 24, 499-500]

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        De rebus Siculis decades duae.

      Palermo, Giovanni Matteo Mayda & Giovanni Francesco Carrara, 1558. - Folio (227 x 302 mm). (4), 616, (2) pp., 1 bl. f., (28) pp. With large woodcut on title page and double-page woodcut of Arabic characters. All edges sprinkled in red. First edition of this rare history of Sicily, compiled at the command of Paolo Giovio by the Sicilian-born Dominican friar Tommaso Fazello (1490-1570). Includes a double-page woodcut plate of an old inscription found on the walls of the Porta de' Patitelli, the so-called Torre Baych: it was formerly thought to be a Chaldaic inscription stating that the tower was built by a grandson of Esau. The tower has been since been demolished, but the inscription preserved, and subsequent scholarship identified the text as Quran verses dating from the fourth century after the Hijra. - With this work, the Dominican friar Tommaso Fazello (1498-1570) single-handedly created modern Sicilian historiography. He also rediscovered the ruins of the ancient Sicilian towns of Akrai (Palazzolo Acreide), Selinus (Selinunte), and Heraclea Minoa, as well as the Temple of Olympian Zeus at Akragas (Agrigento). The island was conquered by the Arabs in the 9th century and remained under Muslim suzerainity for two and a half centuries. The Arabs introduced new methods of irrigation, thereby significantly boosting agricultural development. Under their rule, Palermo rose to the rank of Sicily's foremost city. Sicilian towns were variously raided by Arab troops between 835 and 884. In the mid-11th century, the Muslim population made up more than two thirds of inhabitants, with Arabs concentrating around Palermo on the north coast and Berbers around Agrigento in the south. - Quires A and B transposed. Variously browned and brownstained throughout; occasional insignificant worming near gutter. A good copy of a rare work. Adams F 203. BM-STC Italian 244. Mira I, 346. Edit 16, CNCE 18660. Ebert 7389. Brunet II, 1198. OCLC 20267992. [Attributes: First Edition]

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