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2018-09-15 01:24:09
RUZZANTE, (BEOLCO) Angelo.
Vinegia, Dom. de Farri, 1561. 3 opere in un vol. in-8, leg. ottoc. m. marocch. e ang., tit. oro al dorso. Edizione di notevole pregio e rarità, tra le prime di queste commedie (rispettivamente forse terza, quarta e quinta; l'originale delle prime due apparve nel 1551, la ''Piovana'' nel 1548). Si compongono tutte di cinque atti in prosa, senza distinzione di scene ed hanno le stesse caratteristiche tipogr., ciè impresa tipogr. sul tit. ed in fine (la Vaccaria solo sul tit.), iniz. silogr., car. corsivo. - I) Vaccaria. Comedia del Famosissimo Ruzzante, non meno arguta, che piacevole; pp. 95 (per errore num. 102). Probabile terza edizione (la prima apparve a Venezia, Stephano di Alessi, 1551). Scritta in dialetto veneziano e padovano, s'ispira alla ''Asinaria'' di Plauto, pur staccandosene nel finale. - II) Anconitana, comedia; pp. 77, (1). Probabile quarta edizione (la prima è del 1551) di questa commedia dall'intreccio molto complesso, scritta in parte in dialetto padovano e veneziano. - III) Piovana, comedia overo noella del Tasco; ff. 54. E' forse la quinta edizione (la prima fu pubblicata dal Giolito nel 1548) di questa arguta e vacissima commedia, dalla trama complicatissima, ispirata al ''Rudens'' di Plauto e allo ''Heautontimoroumenos'' di Terenzio; scritta interamente in dialetto padovano, viene considerata una delle più riuscite dell'autore, il quale nel prologo spiega perché ha adoperato il dialetto padovano e la lingua ''Pavana grossa''. - Importante assieme di questi lavori teatrali di Angelo Beolco (Padova 1502 - 1542), detto Ruzzante dal nome di un personaggio … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco [IT]
2018-09-14 08:00:48
GREVIN (Jacques).
n-8 de (12)ff., 328pp. Rel. plein veau blond du XIXème, dos lisse orné de palettes dorées à froid, encadrement d’un filet doré et d’une guirlande à froid sur les plats, roulette dorée sur les coupes, roulette dorée intérieure, tranches dorées (rel. accidentée, charnières fendues, coins usés, traces de brulures en bas du dos et bordure inf. des plats, manque angulaire comblé au bas du feuillet de titre, avec légères atteintes au texte, qqs. mouillures et brunissures sur les 4 derniers feuillets, rogné un peu court en tête avec quelques atteintes au titre courant). Reliure à restaurer. Edition originale. Seconde émission avec le titre renouvelé (la première est datée 1561). Cette édition comprend les œuvres dramatiques de Jacques Grévin, qui fut, avec Jodelle, le rénovateur du théâtre français de la Renaissance. Elle renferme une tragédie, César, et deux comédies, La Trésorière et Les Esbahis. La seconde partie du volume contient la suite de l’Olimpe et la suite de la Gélodacrie, recueils de poèmes (sonnets, odes, chansons, etc ) dont une première partie avait été imprimée en 1560. Dans les pièces liminaires, on remarque une belle élégie de Ronsard à Jacques Grévin. Exemplaire bien complet du portrait de l’auteur, gravé sur bois, attribué à Nicolas Denisot (certains bibliographes l’attribuent aussi à François Clouet). L’ouvrage se termine par les traductions en grec et en latin de quelques sonnets et autres opuscules de J. Grévin, par Jean Dorat et Florent Chrétien. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Librairie Le Jardin des Muses [Saint-Pierre du Val, NORMA, France]
2018-09-14 07:51:47
FRANCO, Pierre.
Thibauld Payan, Lyon, 1561. Second edition, almost four times the length of the first (1556), with 25 new illustrations including 22 instruments and three full skeletons. This is Franco?s major work, very rare, a copy in an untouched contemporary binding and with a fine provenance. ?Pierre Franco, creator of suprapubic lithotomy cataract operation and surgical repair of hernia with preservation of the testis, is considered to be one of the greatest surgeons of the Renaissance and a forerunner of urology? (Androutsos, p. 255). ?Franco was influential in bringing operative surgery back into the realm of regular surgical practice, recapturing it from the ignorant hands of charlatans and itinerant ?cutters.? His major interest was in hernia surgery, to which he introduced several important innovations including an operation preserving the testicle (which was usually removed), a less risky incision at the base of the scrotum and methods for the surgical release of strangulated hernia. Franco was also the first surgeon to address himself seriously to the removal of bladder stones; he gave an account of perineal lithotomy and was the earliest to describe and perform the suprapubic incision? (Norman). Only two copies recorded on ABPC/RBH in the last 80 years. The only other copy we have located in commerce is in Ernst Weil?s catalogue 5 (ca. 1947), no. 93 (?of great rarity?, £100). OCLC lists copies in US at Chicago, Harvard, Indiana and West Virginia.?A less well known French-born contemporary of Paré, but one who well deserves our recognition as a shining star of Renaissance surg … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: SOPHIA RARE BOOKS [Koebenhavn V, Denmark]
2018-09-13 13:59:10
REGIOMONTANUS, SANTBECH, Daniel
Basel, (Heinrich Petri & Peter Perna, 1561). ______ Format : In-folio. [308 x 205 mm] Collation : (8), 146, (38) pp. Reliure : Maroquin citron, dos à nerfs orné du chiffre de Thou, plats aux armes du même, encadrements dorés, (Reliure de l'époque.). ____ Première édition donnée par Daniel Santbech de cet ouvrage de Regiomontanus. Il l'a revu et commenté à la lumière des découvertes de Copernic. Rédigé en 1464, ce texte n'a été publié pour la première fois qu'en 1533 à Nuremberg. Illustré de très nombreux bois gravés dans le texte. Relié à la suite : SANTBECH. Problematum astronomicorum et geometricorum sectiones septem... Basileae, Per Henrichum Petri, et Petrum Pernam, 1561. In-folio de (20), 294, (2) pp. Première édition. Une suite de l'ouvrage précédent, qui traite des applications pratiques. La plus grande partie est consacrée à l'astronomie et ses instruments. L'auteur traite aussi des cadrans solaires, de géographie, de navigation, d'arpentage, de balistique... Le mathématicien et astronome Daniel Santbech était hollandais. En 1651, Riccioli a donné son nom à un cratére de la Lune. Relié avec : - REGIOMONTANUS, PEURBACH. In Ptolemaei magnam compositionem, quam almagestum vocant, libri tredecim. Conscripti à Joanne Regiomontano ... ; in quibus vniversa doctrina de coelestibus motibus, magnitudinibus, eclipsibus &c., in epitomen redacta, proponitur. Nuremberg, J. Berg, U. Neuber, 1550. In-folio de (116) ff. Troisième édition de la première traduction complète, donnée par Peurbach et Regiomontanus à partir d'un manuscrit grec découvert à Byzance. (La première Venise, 149 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Hugues de Latude [FRANCE]
2018-09-12 20:58:22
REGIOMONTANUS, SANTBECH, Daniel
(Heinrich Petri & Peter Perna), Basel. ______ Format : In-folio. [308 x 205 mm] Collation : (8), 146, (38) pp. Reliure : Maroquin citron, dos à nerfs orné du chiffre de Thou, plats aux armes du même, encadrements dorés, (Reliure de l'époque.). ____ Première édition donnée par Daniel Santbech de cet ouvrage de Regiomontanus. Il l'a revu et commenté à la lumière des découvertes de Copernic. Rédigé en 1464, ce texte n'a été publié pour la première fois qu'en 1533 à Nuremberg. Illustré de très nombreux bois gravés dans le texte. Relié à la suite : SANTBECH. Problematum astronomicorum et geometricorum sectiones septem. Basileae, Per Henrichum Petri, et Petrum Pernam, 1561. In-folio de (20), 294, (2) pp. Première édition. Une suite de l'ouvrage précédent, qui traite des applications pratiques. La plus grande partie est consacrée à l'astronomie et ses instruments. L'auteur traite aussi des cadrans solaires, de géographie, de navigation, d'arpentage, de balistique. Le mathématicien et astronome Daniel Santbech était hollandais. En 1651, Riccioli a donné son nom à un cratére de la Lune. Relié avec : - REGIOMONTANUS, PEURBACH. In Ptolemaei magnam compositionem, quam almagestum vocant, libri tredecim. Conscripti à Joanne Regiomontano . ; in quibus vniversa doctrina de coelestibus motibus, magnitudinibus, eclipsibus &c., in epitomen redacta, proponitur. Nuremberg, J. Berg, U. Neuber, 1550. In-folio de (116) ff. Troisième édition de la première traduction complète, donnée par Peurbach et Regiomontanus à partir d'un manuscrit grec découvert à Byzance. (La première Venise, 1496, la 2e Bâl … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Hugues de Latude [Paris, France]
2018-09-04 07:22:43
Geoffrey Chaucer
[London]: [Ihon Kyngston, for Ihon Wight], 1561. Fourth Folio Edition. Full Leather. Near Fine binding. Folio. The Fourth Folio Edition, or "Black Letter Edition", of Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" and "Romaunt of the Rose," among other works; titled The Woorkes of Geffrey Chaucer [sic]. Title page illustrated with Chaucer's coat of arms, above a couplet: "Vertue florisheth in Chaucer still, though death of hym,hath wrought his will." Dated 1560 in the shield of arms on the title page; publication data taken from a near-identical listing in the ESTC. Elaborate divisional title for Romaunt is present, as is the woodcut of a knight between two columns at the start of The Canterbury Tales. [Fleuron]4 A-V6 2A-2P6 2Q-2T6 2V-2X6 2Y-2Z6 3A-3T6 3V8. Lacking A1 and 3V(7- 8), being the divisional title page for The Canterbury Tales, the colophon, and perhaps a final leaf; a blank leaf is present. [9], 376, [1] ff. Leaves have been trimmed, in some cases, closely. New period style binding, black leather with raised bands and lettering stamped in gilt on the spine. (ESTC S107207 ). Near Fine binding.
Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc. [U.S.A.]
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2018-08-26 23:59:02
Chaucer, Geoffrey (John Stow)
London Ihon Kyngston, for Ihon Wight, dwellyng in Poules Churchyarde 1561. Fourth collected edition. Conforming to STC 5076. of the two issues of 1561 it is the one without the woodcuts to the Prologues. Debate rages on as to which takes precedence, but market forces dictate this to be the less desirable of the two issues, regardless of whether it is the earlier or later. It Is the more common and prices achieved at auction indicate that people agree with Alice's view that: "What is the use of a book [ ] without pictures ". This copy lacks the first three prelims, the title page and the last page to the rear (3v8). It is bound in panelled leather boards, probably from the eighteenth century, with later morocco re-spine and red spine label, probably from the late nineteenth or early twentieth century. The binding is firm and the book eminently handleable, the boards are bumped and rubbed with a few knocks, and here and there a glint of gilt hints that the decoration was one more elaborate than it now appears, the spine is slightly rubbed and bumped. The text is toned, some leaves are stained, the early and later pages are frayed to the edges, there are tears to a few pages, some with old archival repairs and there is some loss to the text in a few instances. Marginalia abounds throughout in the form of corrections, annotations, underlinings and general scribbling, though sadly at the last re-bind the block was evidently cut down quite dramatically causing loss to the marginalia as well as less serious loss to the top of a few page headers. The notable antiquarian and histori … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: J and M Books Limited [Liverpool, United Kingdom]
2018-08-11 19:04:23
LODOVICO COLLADO
Ex Tipografia Ioannis Mey. Bien. Encuadernación de tapa blanda. 1ª Edición. Valencia. 307 Pág + 2h. 15x10. Por Luis Collado. 1561. Médico Galeno, el mas importante de la antigüedad despues de Hipócrates. El supremo inicia del cuidado en la medicina. Manchas humedad (fotos). Una Obra Rarísima. Ref 5.5 Biblioteca AD. N° de ref. de la librería ABE-12401994310
Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques, Sr. Marc Castro Clop Biblióf [ES]
2018-08-10 08:58:59
Geoffrey Chaucer | William Thynne; John Stow (Editor)
[London]: [Ihon Kyngston, for Ihon Wight], 1561. Fourth Folio Edition. Full Leather. Near Fine binding. Folio. The Fourth Folio Edition, or "Black Letter Edition", of Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" and "Romaunt of the Rose," among other works; Fifth Edition overall; titled The Woorkes of Geffrey Chaucer [sic]. One of two states, priority inconclusive; the variant is titled "The Works...1561", with twenty two woodcut illustrations added to the Prologue; the common consensus being that the publisher came into possession of the woodcuts belatedly, and a second state was printed which inserted the illustrations; six additional leaves signed with a Maltese cross. Despite this, the STC 2nd Edition lists the presumed first issue as 5076 and the more illustrated variant as 5075, without discussing reasons for this priority. This state's title page is illustrated with a woodcut of Chaucer's coat of arms, with "1560" at the top, all above a couplet: "Vertue florisheth in Chaucer still, though death of hym,hath wrought his will." Elaborate divisional title for Romaunt is present, featuring the house of York and Lancaster, as is the woodcut headpiece of a knight between two columns at the start of The Canterbury Tales. [Fleuron]4 A-V6 2A-2P6 2Q-2T6 2V-2X6 2Y-2Z6 3A-3T6 3V8. Lacking A1 and 3V(7- 8) , being the divisional title page for The Canterbury Tales, and two final leaves, which includes the colophon; a blank leaf is present at the rear. [9], 376, [1] ff. Text in two columns, with attractive woodcut initials. Trimming to the top edges of a number of leaves, affecting the foliati … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: BLACK SWAN BOOKS, INC., ABAA, ILAB [Richmond, VA, U.S.A.]
2018-08-08 06:15:29
Gastaldi, Giacomo.
Venice and Rome, A. Lafreri and G. Gastaldi, 1561. Together 3 maps, each on two sheets joined (447 x 744 mm; 480 x 752 mm; 480 x 732 mm). Stored in custom-made half morocco case with gilt title to spine. Gastaldi's mapping of Asia, published in three parts, is considered one of the most influential cartographical ventures in the 16th century. All three maps would go on to be prototypes for the depiction of the region well into the early 18th century. As official cosmographer to the Venetian Republic, Gastaldi had access to the most up-to-date geographical information in compiling his maps, which represent the most accurate and detailed renderings of their time. Having been established in the city for two decades, by the late 1550s Gastaldi was devising the large-scale monumental masterpieces that would confirm his legacy. The travels of Marco Polo, published in Ramusio's "Navigationi et viaggi", heavily influenced Gastaldi's geography of these three maps, which are considered to be far superior to all previous maps of Asia. The "Prima Parte" covers Asia Minor and the Levant coast to Afghanistan, including Persia, northern Arabia, and the Caspian Sea; the second map centers on the Arabian Peninsula extending from the Horn of Africa to Calcutta; while the third and final part provides a magnificent perspective of India, the Malay Peninsula, and southern China. - The first part, in the second state, is printed by Lafreri in Rome, the other two are published in Venice by Gastaldi himself. All maps show vertical crease folds, some reinforced on verso, first map remargined at low … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
2018-07-17 06:53:21
Dolce, Lodovico.
Appresso Gabriel Giolito de' Ferrari, 1561. Sole edition of Venetian polygraph and humanist Dolce's "Life of Joseph." Gabriel Giolito, one of the most prolific Italian printers of the 16th century, exercised great influence on his contemporaries and successors in the form and decoration of books; this offering is luxuriously printed in single columns using a larger italic type, with only three stanzas of ottava rima per page, and has his sizable woodcut printer's device on the title-page as well as a different device on the final leaf. Each of the three books of the "Life" begins with a different half-page woodcut scene from the story, each with a three-element woodcut border. In each case the top element is the same, but the side elements differ. Additional woodcuts include four different historiated initials and head- and tailpieces. => The "Giuseppe" here is Old Testament-Joseph, not the father of Jesus; and the three touchstones of his life illustrated are his being sold from the well into slavery, his escape from Potiphar's wife (very vigorous), and his ultimate kneeling receipt of his father's blessing. Provenance: From the library of American collector Albert A. Howard, small booklabel ("AHA") at rear.
Bookseller: PRB&M/SessaBks (Philadelphia Rare Books & MSS Co.) [U.S.A.]
2018-07-14 22:04:31
Gastaldi, Giacomo.
Venice and Rome, A. Lafreri and G. Gastaldi, 1561. Together 3 maps, each on two sheets joined (447 x 744 mm; 480 x 752 mm; 480 x 732 mm). Stored in custom-made half morocco case with gilt title to spine. Gastaldi's mapping of Asia, published in three parts, is considered one of the most influential cartographical ventures in the 16th century. All three maps would go on to be prototypes for the depiction of the region well into the early 18th century. As official cosmographer to the Venetian Republic, Gastaldi had access to the most up-to-date geographical information in compiling his maps, which represent the most accurate and detailed renderings of their time. Having been established in the city for two decades, by the late 1550s Gastaldi was devising the large-scale monumental masterpieces that would confirm his legacy. The travels of Marco Polo, published in Ramusio's "Navigationi et viaggi", heavily influenced Gastaldi's geography of these three maps, which are considered to be far superior to all previous maps of Asia. The "Prima Parte" covers Asia Minor and the Levant coast to Afghanistan, including Persia, northern Arabia, and the Caspian Sea; the second map centers on the Arabian Peninsula extending from the Horn of Africa to Calcutta; while the third and final part provides a magnificent perspective of India, the Malay Peninsula, and southern China. - The first part, in the second state, is printed by Lafreri in Rome, the other two are published in Venice by Gastaldi himself. All maps show vertical crease folds, some reinforced on verso, first map remargined at low … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
2018-07-05 21:39:19
Girolamo Ruscelli Wecker, Johann Jacob
Apud Gulielmum Rovillium, Lyon (Lugduni), 1561. in-16vo. (12cm) 344 (i. e. 342), [22] p. Bound in contemporary vellum, some water stains in upper margin, Alexius Pedemontanus, was the pseudonym of a 16th-century Italian physician, alchemist, and author of the immensely popular book, The Secrets of Alexis of Piedmont. His book[1] was 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. The work unleashed a torrent of books of secrets that continued to be published down through the eighteenth century. It is generally assumed that Alessio Piemontese was a pseudonym of Girolamo Ruscelli (Viterbo 1500 Venice 1566), humanist and cartographer.[4] In a later work, Ruscelli reported that the Secreticontained the experimental results of an 'Academy of Secrets' that he and a group of humanists and noblemen founded in Naples in the 1540s.[5] Ruscelli's academy is the first recorded example of an experimental scientific society.[6] The academy was later imitated by Giambattista Della Porta, who founded an Accademia dei Secreti in Naples in the 1560s. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Chaco 4ever Books [CABA, BS AS, Argentina]
2018-07-05 06:27:14
THEOPHRAST. -THEOPHRASTUS, THEOPHRASTOS, TEOFRAST, TEOFRASTOS. - [SKETCHING THE CHARACTER OF MAN]
Lipsiae, Excudebat Iohannes Rhamba, 1561. Small 8vo. Later blue boards (ab. 1800). Spine with minor loss and a few cracks. First few leaves with minor soiling, but otherwise a nice and clean copy. 19th century owner's inscription to inside of front cover: "Colegii Thomani". Lovely woodcut opening initial. Beautiful Greek script. 48 ff. ¶ Extremely scarce first edition thus, containing all of Theophrastus' 23 characters in Greek and Latin, being the first edition of Auberius' excellent Latin translation and first edition with Lycio's interesting commentaries. "This very rare edition, which presents us with the Greek text of H. Stephan (Stephanus), contains a new Latin version by Claudius Auberius, who was scarcely twenty years of age when he composed it. The notes are critical and historical; sometimes bold, but always erudite... This version and these notes were republished in Zuinger's edition of Aristotle's "Ethics" at Basil. fol. 1582." (Dibdin II:500). This version of Theophrastus' milestone work, the first recorded attempt at systematic character writing, became hugely influential and is still referred to in modern editions of the text, as Auberius' translation is regarded as one of the best and most important interpretations of the text. Claude Aubery or Claudius Auberius (ca. 1540-1596) was a noted philosopher and medical doctor, professor of Philosophy in Lausanne. He translated several Greek texts into Latin, but is best remembered for his excellent version of Theophrastus' "Characters", which was highly influential throughout the Renaissance and which was incorpor … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Bookshop Herman H. J. Lynge & Søn [DK]
2018-07-03 20:15:48
PARADIN (GUILLAUME ; V. 1510-1590) :
Paris, Vincent Sertenas, 1561 (marque d'imprimeur au titre) ; in-32 (115 mm), veau marbré, dos à nerfs décoré et doré, pièce de titre grenat, triple filet doré d'encadrement des plats avec fleurons d'angles, tranches marbrées (reliure du XVIIIe) ; [48], 882 pp. (sign. : A-C, a-z, A-Z, Aa- Ii 8, Kk 1, absence dernier f.bl.). Cette édition de poche, la première dans ce format, se continue jusqu'en 1560, il semblerait que même les éditions postérieures ne vont que jusqu'en 1556. Exemplaire entièrement réglé. Restauration habile aux coins, coiffes et mors.
Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Clagahé [France, Lyon]
2018-06-12 00:13:42
CRESCENZI, Pietro de.
Venise : 1561 In-4, (4)-262 feuillets. Basane mouchetée du XVIIIe siècle, dos à nerfs orné. Manquent les 4 feuillets de table in fine. Coiffe de tête accidentée, épidermures. Première édition italienne donnée par Sansovino de ce fameux traité d'économie rurale. Elle est illustrée de nombreuses vignettes sur bois de plantes, d'animaux, insectes et outils agricoles. Stillwell, Awakening Interest in Science, 615.
Bookseller: Librairie Michel Bouvier [France, Paris]
2018-06-04 20:34:10
Besler Basilius (1561 - 1629) Nuremberg
Artist: Besler Basilius ( - 1629) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1613. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 46,5 x 39; - description: Representation of 3 different clover plants.Basilius Besler (1561?1629).was a respected Nuremberg apothecary and botanist, best known for his monumental Hortus Eystettensis. He was curator of the garden of Johann Konrad von Gemmingen, prince bishop of Eichstätt in Bavaria. The bishop was an enthusiastic botanist who derived great pleasure from his garden, which was the only important European botanical garden outside Italy.The gardens surrounded the bishops palace, Willibaldsburg, which was built on a hill overlooking the town. These gardens had been started in 1596 and designed by Besler's colleague, Joachim Camerarius the Younger (1534?1598), a physician and botanist. Upon Camerarius death in 1598, Besler had the remainder of Camerarius plants moved to Eichstätt and carried on the work of planting and supervision. The bishop commissioned Besler to compile a codex of the plants growing in his garden, a task which Besler took sixteen years to complete, the bishop dying shortly before the work was published. Besler had the assistance of his brother and a group of skilled German draughtsmen and engravers, including Sebastian Schedel, an accomplished painter, and Wolfgang Kilian, a skilled engraver from Augsburg. Kilian and his team engraved the initial copper plates, but after the bishop?s death, the operations moved to Nürnberg and a new team of engravers, among whom were Johannes Leyp … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-04 20:34:10
Besler Basilius (1561 - 1629) Nuremberg
Artist: Besler Basilius ( - 1629) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1613. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 46 x 40; - description: Representation of Xylosteon alterum Dodonei (Alpine honeysuckle) Xylostium floribus albis (Fly honeysuckle) Oxyacantha (Barberry).Basilius Besler (1561?1629)was a respected Nuremberg apothecary and botanist, best known for his monumental Hortus Eystettensis. He was curator of the garden of Johann Konrad von Gemmingen, prince bishop of Eichstätt in Bavaria. The bishop was an enthusiastic botanist who derived great pleasure from his garden, which was the only important European botanical garden outside Italy.The gardens surrounded the bishops palace, Willibaldsburg, which was built on a hill overlooking the town. These gardens had been started in 1596 and designed by Besler's colleague, Joachim Camerarius the Younger (1534?1598), a physician and botanist. Upon Camerarius death in 1598, Besler had the remainder of Camerarius plants moved to Eichstätt and carried on the work of planting and supervision. The bishop commissioned Besler to compile a codex of the plants growing in his garden, a task which Besler took sixteen years to complete, the bishop dying shortly before the work was published. Besler had the assistance of his brother and a group of skilled German draughtsmen and engravers, including Sebastian Schedel, an accomplished painter, and Wolfgang Kilian, a skilled engraver from Augsburg. Kilian and his team engraved the initial copper plates, but after the bishop?s death, the oper … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-04 20:34:10
Besler Basilius ( 1561 - 1629 ) Nuremberg
Artist: Besler Basilius ( - 1629 ) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1613, 1561. technic: Copper print; colorit: original colored; - condition: Right margin partly folds; - size (in cm): 49 x 40; - description: Titlepage from the famous plant book of Hortus Eystettensis, 1 edition; - vita of the artist: Basilius Besler (1561?1629) was a respected Nuremberg apothecary and botanist, best known for his monumental Hortus Eystettensis. He was curator of the garden of Johann Konrad von Gemmingen, prince bishop of Eichstätt in Bavaria. The bishop was an enthusiastic botanist who derived great pleasure from his garden, which was the only important European botanical garden outside Italy. The work was named Hortus Eystettensis (Garden at Eichstätt). The emphasis in botanicals of previous centuries had been on medicinal and culinary herbs, and these had usually been depicted in a crude manner. The images were often inadequate for identification, and had little claim to being aesthetic. The Hortus Eystettensis changed botanical art overnight. The plates were of garden flowers, herbs and vegetables, exotic plants such as castor-oil and arum lilies. These were depicted near life-size, producing rich detail. The layout was artistically pleasing and quite modern in concept, with the hand-colouring adding greatly to the final effect. The work was first published in 1613 and consisted of 367 copper engravings, with an average of three plants per page, so that a total of 1084 species were depicted.
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-04 20:34:10
Besler Basilius (1561 - 1629) Nuremberg
Artist: Besler Basilius ( - 1629) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1613. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 27 x 41,5; - description: Titlepage from the Hortus Eystetensis from Basilius Besler. - vita of the artist: Basilius Besler (1561?1629) was a respected Nuremberg apothecary and botanist, best known for his monumental Hortus Eystettensis. He was curator of the garden of Johann Konrad von Gemmingen, prince bishop of Eichstätt in Bavaria. The bishop was an enthusiastic botanist who derived great pleasure from his garden, which was the only important European botanical garden outside Italy. The work was named Hortus Eystettensis (Garden at Eichstätt). The emphasis in botanicals of previous centuries had been on medicinal and culinary herbs, and these had usually been depicted in a crude manner. The images were often inadequate for identification, and had little claim to being aesthetic. The Hortus Eystettensis changed botanical art overnight. The plates were of garden flowers, herbs and vegetables, exotic plants such as castor-oil and arum lilies. These were depicted near life-size, producing rich detail. The layout was artistically pleasing and quite modern in concept, with the hand-colouring adding greatly to the final effect. The work was first published in 1613 and consisted of 367 copper engravings, with an average of three plants per page, so that a total of 1084 species were depicted.
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-04 20:34:10
Besler Basilius (1561 - 1629) Nuremberg
Artist: Besler Basilius ( - 1629) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1613. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Right margin restored; - size (in cm): 45,5 x 40; - description: Splendourful representation of Ebenaceae and Obenacea 1.edition of the Hortus Eystettensis, printed and issued from the Basilius Besler in Nuremberg 1613. This year is the 400 anniversary of the first edition! - vita of the artist: Basilius Besler (1561?1629) was a respected Nuremberg apothecary and botanist, best known for his monumental Hortus Eystettensis. He was curator of the garden of Johann Konrad von Gemmingen, prince bishop of Eichstätt in Bavaria. The bishop was an enthusiastic botanist who derived great pleasure from his garden, which was the only important European botanical garden outside Italy. The work was named Hortus Eystettensis (Garden at Eichstätt). The emphasis in botanicals of previous centuries had been on medicinal and culinary herbs, and these had usually been depicted in a crude manner. The images were often inadequate for identification, and had little claim to being aesthetic. The Hortus Eystettensis changed botanical art overnight. The plates were of garden flowers, herbs and vegetables, exotic plants such as castor-oil and arum lilies. These were depicted near life-size, producing rich detail. The layout was artistically pleasing and quite modern in concept, with the hand-colouring adding greatly to the final effect. The work was first published in 1613 and consisted of 367 copper engravings, with an average of three plants per page, … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-04 20:34:10
Besler Basilius (1561 - 1629) Nuremberg
Artist: Besler Basilius ( - 1629) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1613. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Right margin, missing part replaced; - size (in cm): 45,5 x 38,5; - description: Gorgeous representation of 2 Carnations.The Caryophyllaceae, commonly called the pink family or carnation family, are a family of flowering plants. It is included in the dicotyledon order Caryophyllales in the APG III system, alongside 33 other families, including Amaranthaceae, Cactaceae, and Polygonaceae. It is a large family, with 86 genera and some 2,200 species.This cosmopolitan family of mostly herbaceous plants is best represented in temperate climates, with a few species growing on tropical mountains. Some of the more commonly known members include pinks and carnations (Dianthus), and firepink and campions (Lychnis and Silene). Many species are grown as ornamental plants, and some species are widespread weeds. Most species grow in the Mediterranean and bordering regions of Europe and Asia. The number of genera and species in the Southern Hemisphere is rather small, although the family does contain Antarctic pearlwort (Colobanthus quitensis), the worlds southernmost dicot, which is one of only two flowering plants found in Antarctica. 1.edition of the Hortus Eystettensis, printed and issued from Basilius Besler in Nuremberg 1613. 2013 was the 400 anniversary of the first edition! - vita of the artist: Basilius Besler (1561?1629) was a respected Nuremberg apothecary and botanist, best known for his monumental Hortus Eystettensis. He was curator of the … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-04 20:34:10
Besler Basilius (1561 - 1629) Nuremberg
Artist: Besler Basilius ( - 1629) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1613. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Right side some missing parts replaced; - size (in cm): 46 x 39; - description: Splendourful representation of 3 Basil, Thai Basil, or Sweet Basil, a common name for the culinary herb Ocimum basilicum, of the family Lamiaceae (mints), sometimes known as Saint Josephs Wort in some English-speaking countries. 1.edition of the Hortus Eystettensis, printed and issued from Basilius Besler in Nuremberg 1613. 2013 was the 400 anniversary of the first edition! - vita of the artist: Basilius Besler (1561?1629) was a respected Nuremberg apothecary and botanist, best known for his monumental Hortus Eystettensis. He was curator of the garden of Johann Konrad von Gemmingen, prince bishop of Eichstätt in Bavaria. The bishop was an enthusiastic botanist who derived great pleasure from his garden, which was the only important European botanical garden outside Italy. The work was named Hortus Eystettensis (Garden at Eichstätt). The emphasis in botanicals of previous centuries had been on medicinal and culinary herbs, and these had usually been depicted in a crude manner. The images were often inadequate for identification, and had little claim to being aesthetic. The Hortus Eystettensis changed botanical art overnight. The plates were of garden flowers, herbs and vegetables, exotic plants such as castor-oil and arum lilies. These were depicted near life-size, producing rich detail. The layout was artistically pleasing and quite modern in concept, with t … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-04 20:34:10
Besler Basilius (1561 - 1629) Nuremberg
Artist: Besler Basilius ( - 1629) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1613. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Some restorations due to original color; - size (in cm): 47 x 40; - description: Splendourful representation of of three Ranunculaceae. 1.edition of the Hortus Eystettensis, printed and issued from Basilius Besler in Nuremberg 1613. 2013 was the 400 anniversary of the first edition! - vita of the artist: Basilius Besler (1561?1629) was a respected Nuremberg apothecary and botanist, best known for his monumental Hortus Eystettensis. He was curator of the garden of Johann Konrad von Gemmingen, prince bishop of Eichstätt in Bavaria. The bishop was an enthusiastic botanist who derived great pleasure from his garden, which was the only important European botanical garden outside Italy. The work was named Hortus Eystettensis (Garden at Eichstätt). The emphasis in botanicals of previous centuries had been on medicinal and culinary herbs, and these had usually been depicted in a crude manner. The images were often inadequate for identification, and had little claim to being aesthetic. The Hortus Eystettensis changed botanical art overnight. The plates were of garden flowers, herbs and vegetables, exotic plants such as castor-oil and arum lilies. These were depicted near life-size, producing rich detail. The layout was artistically pleasing and quite modern in concept, with the hand-colouring adding greatly to the final effect. The work was first published in 1613 and consisted of 367 copper engravings, with an average of three plants per page, … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-04 20:34:10
Besler Basilius (1561 - 1629) Nuremberg
Artist: Besler Basilius ( - 1629) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1613. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Right side, missing part and tears restored; - size (in cm): 47 x 38,5; - description: Splendourful representation of 3 Fritillaria is a genus of about 100 to 130 species of bulbous plants in the family Liliaceae, native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere, especially the Mediterranean, southwest Asia, and western North America. The name is derived from the Latin term for a dice-box (fritillus) and probably refers to the checkered pattern of the flowers of many species. Plants of the genus are known in English as fritillaries. Some North American species are called mission bells. 1.edition of the Hortus Eystettensis, printed and issued from Basilius Besler in Nuremberg 1613. 400 anniversary of the first edition! - vita of the artist: Basilius Besler (1561?1629) was a respected Nuremberg apothecary and botanist, best known for his monumental Hortus Eystettensis. He was curator of the garden of Johann Konrad von Gemmingen, prince bishop of Eichstätt in Bavaria. The bishop was an enthusiastic botanist who derived great pleasure from his garden, which was the only important European botanical garden outside Italy. The work was named Hortus Eystettensis (Garden at Eichstätt). The emphasis in botanicals of previous centuries had been on medicinal and culinary herbs, and these had usually been depicted in a crude manner. The images were often inadequate for identification, and had little claim to being aesthetic. The Hortus Eystett … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-04 20:34:10
Besler Basilius (1561 - 1629) Nuremberg
Artist: Besler Basilius ( - 1629) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1613. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Right side missing part and tears restored; - size (in cm): 47 x 39; - description: Splendourful representation of 1 Hippoglossum, 1 Sanicula europaea (sanicle, wood sanicle) , a perennial plant of the family Apiaceae. It is widespread in shady woodland across Europe and 1 Primula, a genus of mainly herbaceous flowering plants in the family Primulaceae. They include the familiar wildflower of banks and verges, the primrose (P. vulgaris). Other common species are P. auricula (auricula), P. veris (cowslip) and P. elatior. These species and many others are valued for their ornamental flowers. 1.edition of the Hortus Eystettensis, printed and issued from Basilius Besler in Nuremberg 1613. 400 anniversary of the first edition! - vita of the artist: Basilius Besler (1561?1629) was a respected Nuremberg apothecary and botanist, best known for his monumental Hortus Eystettensis. He was curator of the garden of Johann Konrad von Gemmingen, prince bishop of Eichstätt in Bavaria. The bishop was an enthusiastic botanist who derived great pleasure from his garden, which was the only important European botanical garden outside Italy. The work was named Hortus Eystettensis (Garden at Eichstätt). The emphasis in botanicals of previous centuries had been on medicinal and culinary herbs, and these had usually been depicted in a crude manner. The images were often inadequate for identification, and had little claim to being aesthetic. The Hortus Eystetten … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-04 20:34:10
Besler Basilius (1561 - 1629) Nuremberg
Artist: Besler Basilius ( - 1629) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1613. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Left margin some restoration; - size (in cm): 46 x 38; - description: Splendourful representation of of three Comarum palustre (syn. Potentilla palustris), known by the common names purple marshlocks, swamp cinquefoil and marsh cinquefoil, is a common waterside shrub. It has a circumboreal distribution, occurring throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, particularly the northern regions. It is most commonly found on lake shores, marshy riversides and stream margins, often partly submerged with foliage floating. It is a parent of some Fragaria, Comarum hybrids, ornamental plants produced by crossing with strawberries. 1.edition of the Hortus Eystettensis, printed and issued from Basilius Besler in Nuremberg 1613. - vita of the artist: Basilius Besler (1561?1629) was a respected Nuremberg apothecary and botanist, best known for his monumental Hortus Eystettensis. He was curator of the garden of Johann Konrad von Gemmingen, prince bishop of Eichstätt in Bavaria. The bishop was an enthusiastic botanist who derived great pleasure from his garden, which was the only important European botanical garden outside Italy. The work was named Hortus Eystettensis (Garden at Eichstätt). The emphasis in botanicals of previous centuries had been on medicinal and culinary herbs, and these had usually been depicted in a crude manner. The images were often inadequate for identification, and had little claim to being aesthetic. The Hortus Eystettensis cha … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-04 20:33:43
Besler Basilius (1561 - 1629) Nuremberg
Artist: Besler Basilius ( - 1629) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1613. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Right margin replaced; - size (in cm): 46,5 x 37; - description: Splendourful representation of 2 Carnations and 1 Calluna vulgaris (known as common heather, ling, or simply heather) is the sole species in the genus Calluna in the family Ericaceae. It is a low growing perennial shrub growing to 20 to 50 centimetres tall, or rarely to 1 metre (39 in) and taller, and is found widely in Europe and Asia Minor on acidic soils in open sunny situations and in moderate shade. It is the dominant plant in most heathland and moorland in Europe, and in some bog vegetation and acidic pine and oak woodland. It is tolerant of grazing and regenerates following occasional burning, and is often managed in nature reserves and grouse moors by sheep or cattle grazing, and also by light burning. .The Caryophyllaceae, commonly called the pink family or carnation family, are a family of flowering plants. It is included in the dicotyledon order Caryophyllales in the APG III system, alongside 33 other families, including Amaranthaceae, Cactaceae, and Polygonaceae. It is a large family, with 86 genera and some 2,200 species.This cosmopolitan family of mostly herbaceous plants is best represented in temperate climates, with a few species growing on tropical mountains. Some of the more commonly known members include pinks and carnations (Dianthus), and firepink and campions (Lychnis and Silene). Many species are grown as ornamental plants, and some species are wide … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-04 15:24:34
Besler Basilius (1561 - 1629) Nuremberg
Artist: Besler Basilius ( - 1629) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1613. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Left and upper margin replaced; - size (in cm): 46,5 x 38; - description: Splendourful representation of 6 Epipactis, or Helleborine, a genus of terrestrial orchids consisting of approximately 70 species. This genus is abbreviated as Epcts in horticultural trade 1.edition of the Hortus Eystettensis, printed and issued from Basilius Besler in Nuremberg 1613. 2013 was the 400 anniversary of the first edition! - vita of the artist: Basilius Besler (1561?1629) was a respected Nuremberg apothecary and botanist, best known for his monumental Hortus Eystettensis. He was curator of the garden of Johann Konrad von Gemmingen, prince bishop of Eichstätt in Bavaria. The bishop was an enthusiastic botanist who derived great pleasure from his garden, which was the only important European botanical garden outside Italy. The work was named Hortus Eystettensis (Garden at Eichstätt). The emphasis in botanicals of previous centuries had been on medicinal and culinary herbs, and these had usually been depicted in a crude manner. The images were often inadequate for identification, and had little claim to being aesthetic. The Hortus Eystettensis changed botanical art overnight. The plates were of garden flowers, herbs and vegetables, exotic plants such as castor-oil and arum lilies. These were depicted near life-size, producing rich detail. The layout was artistically pleasing and quite modern in concept, with the hand-colouring adding greatly to the final … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-06-04 14:53:53
Besler Basilius (1561 - 1629) Nuremberg
Artist: Besler Basilius ( - 1629) Nuremberg; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1613. - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Upper and left margin perfectly replaced; - size (in cm): 42 x 38,5; - description: Splendourful representation of 3 Hyacinthus. This is a small genus of bulbous flowering plants in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Scilloideae. Plants are commonly called hyacinths. The genus is native to the eastern Mediterranean (from south Turkey to northern Israel), north-east Iran, and Turkmenistan.Several species of Brodiea, Scilla, and other plants that were formerly classified in the lily family and have flower clusters borne along the stalk also have common names with hyacinth in them. Hyacinths should also not be confused with the genus Muscari, which are commonly known as grape hyacinths. 1.edition of the Hortus Eystettensis, printed and issued from Basilius Besler in Nuremberg 1613. 2013 was the 400 anniversary of the first edition! - vita of the artist: Basilius Besler (1561?1629) was a respected Nuremberg apothecary and botanist, best known for his monumental Hortus Eystettensis. He was curator of the garden of Johann Konrad von Gemmingen, prince bishop of Eichstätt in Bavaria. The bishop was an enthusiastic botanist who derived great pleasure from his garden, which was the only important European botanical garden outside Italy. The work was named Hortus Eystettensis (Garden at Eichstätt). The emphasis in botanicals of previous centuries had been on medicinal and culinary herbs, and these had usually been depicted in a crude manner. The i … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG [München, Germany]
2018-05-28 16:06:43
MAGNUS OLAUS.
appresso Bindoni, 1561. Cm. 15, pp. (44) 511 (1). Legatura d'inizio '700 in piena pergamena con nervi passanti e titoli impressi su tassello al dorso. Tagli rossi. Bell'esemplare, fresco, genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Due ex libris e una firma di possesso ms. Rara prima traduzione italiana di un'opera che si traduce in una miniera d'informazioni su i popoli del nord Europa. Tratta della storia, cultura, armi, artigianato, risorse minerali, gastronomia e molti altri aspetti della vita di queste terre. Opera citata anche da Ceresoli (384) per i quattro capitoli che riguardano la caccia, la falconeria e la pesca il quale dichiara la presente edizione "Rara e ricercata".
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense [IT]
2018-05-28 15:17:50
FRANCO, Pierre.
Lyon: Thibauld Payan, 1561. Second edition, almost four times the length of the first (1556), with 25 new illustrations including 22 instruments and three full skeletons. This is Franco's major work, very rare, a copy in an untouched contemporary binding and with a fine provenance. "Pierre Franco, creator of suprapubic lithotomy cataract operation and surgical repair of hernia with preservation of the testis, is considered to be one of the greatest surgeons of the Renaissance and a forerunner of urology" (Androutsos, p. 255). "Franco was influential in bringing operative surgery back into the realm of regular surgical practice, recapturing it from the ignorant hands of charlatans and itinerant "cutters." His major interest was in hernia surgery, to which he introduced several important innovations including an operation preserving the testicle (which was usually removed), a less risky incision at the base of the scrotum and methods for the surgical release of strangulated hernia. Franco was also the first surgeon to address himself seriously to the removal of bladder stones; he gave an account of perineal lithotomy and was the earliest to describe and perform the suprapubic incision" (Norman). Only two copies recorded on ABPC/RBH in the last 80 years. The only other copy we have located in commerce is in Ernst Weil's catalogue 5 (ca. 1947), no. 93 ("of great rarity", £100). OCLC lists copies in US at Chicago, Harvard, Indiana and West Virginia. "A less well known French-born contemporary of Paré, but one who well deserves our recognition as a shining star of Renaissance sur … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: SOPHIA RARE BOOKS [Denmark]
2018-05-22 21:55:52
Francolin, Hanns von.
(Vienna, Raphael Skrzetusky gen. Hofhalter), [1561]. Small folio (202 x 279 mm). (6), LXXX (but: 84), (1) pp. (collation: A6; B-N4 [N4 blank], O-P4 Q2, R-X4, x2, Y-Z4). Title page printed in red and black surrounded by a border of 10 armorial woodcuts. With full-page woodcut portrait of Emperor Ferdinand I by Donat Hübschmann on verso, large emblematic etching by Johann Schlutpacher von Rauris (A6v), full-page woodcut by Hans Lautensack of the standard-bearer Heinrich the younger, Burgrave of Meissen (E1r), 45 woodcut coat-of-arms in quire x, on Z1r woodcut device incorporating the arms of the printer, a Polish nobleman. 7 large folded etched plates, including two by Hanns Lautensack (at G4 and N4), one attributed to Francesco Terzi (at H2), one by the monogrammist FA (at I3), one attributed to Giovanni Guerra (at Q2), one unsigned (at X3), and one attributed to Johann Thwenger. Early 19th century half calf. First German edition of the finest early printed book on tournaments. It describes in detail and spectacularly illustrates the tournaments, staged battles (including an elaborate naval scene), balls and banquets, held at Vienna to honour the visit of Albrecht V Duke of Bavaria (1528-79), son-in-law of Emperor Ferdinand I and brother-in-law of King Maximilian of Bohemia (Emperor Maximilian II from 1564 onwards). According to Graesse (II, 629), the Latin edition of the same year has different illustrations, which he describes as "moins bonnes", and the same is true for Feyerabend's Frankfurt edition appended to Rüxner's "Thurnier Buch" (1566). The author served as herald … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
2018-05-14 06:43:11
FALLOPPIO, Gabrielle.
Marco Antonio Ulmo and Gratioso Perchachino, Venice. First edition, very rare, of the greatest Italian anatomical book of the sixteenth century, a detailed critical commentary on Vesalius? De humani corporis fabrica. This is a fascinating copy with copious annotations by an early owner, in an untouched contemporary binding. ?The large amount of new material [in the present work] included Falloppio?s investigations of primary and secondary centers of ossification, the first clear description of primary dentition, numerous contributions to the study of the muscles (especially those of the head), and the famous account of the uterine (?Falloppian?) tubes, which he correctly described as resembling small trumpets (tubae). He also gave to the placenta and vagina their present scientific names, provided a superior description of the auditory apparatus (including the first clear accounts of the chorda tympani and semicircular canals), and was the first to clearly distinguish the trochlear nerve of the eye. Vesalius responded positively to Falloppio?s work with his posthumously published Examen on Falloppio (1564)? (Norman). ?He was a careful dissector, a great observer, and an accurate recorder. He discovered and first described the chorda tympani and semicircular canals, correctly described the structure and course of the cerebral vessels, knew the circular folds of the small intestines. He enumerated all the nerves of the eye, and introduced a number of anatomical names. He is eponymously remembered by the Fallopian tube and the Fallopian aqueduct? (Garrison-Morton). ABPC/RBH re … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: SOPHIA RARE BOOKS [Koebenhavn V, Denmark]
2018-05-12 13:50:00
REGIOMONTANUS, Johannes [Georg von PEUERBACH, Daniel SANTBECH
Heinrich Petri & Peter Perna, Basel, 1561. Rare augmented edition of "the first systematic treatise on plane and spheric trigonometry to be published in Europe. Although it drew heavily on Arabic sources, those earlier treatises had been either lost or forgotten by 1533 when Regiomontanuss work was first printed. Among the notable contents of this work are the sine law and perhaps the first European application of algebra to trigonometry. Indeed with De triangulis trigonometry was established as an independent discipline. Regiomontanus’ original purpose, however, had been to furnish astronomers with a mathematical technique essential for their studies, and in this De triangulis had a success perhaps greater than its author could have dreamed of. For in 1539 Georg Joachim Rheticus presented a copy of the work’s 1533 edition as a gift to Copernicus. The great astronomer had already written the trigonometrically-based portion of his De Revolutionibus without knowledge of his predecessor’s treatise. After reading the new book, Copernicus modified the presentation of several of his own indispensable theorems by inserting two leaves in the manuscript of the De Revolutionibus. Hence, Rheticus’ remark that Regiomontanus began the reconstruction of astronomy that Copernicus completed takes on a fuller meaning" (Rose, The Italian Renaissance of Mathematics, pp. 99-100). This edition is augmented by two early allied treatises: ‘Tabula sinuum ad 6000000 partes per I. de Regiomonte computata’ and ‘Tractatus super propositiones Ptolemaei de sinubus et chordis’ by Peurbach. These contain … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: SOPHIA RARE BOOKS [Koebenhavn V, Denmark]
2018-05-11 06:53:29
Gastaldi, Giacomo.
1561. Engraved map, printed from two copper plates (750 x 483 mm). Framed (96: 70 cm). "The first modern map of the Arabian peninsula" (Al-Ankary), here in the extremely rare second state as produced by Paolo Graziani. Still the most sought-after map of the region Gastaldi's two page wall-map served as a model for all further mapping of the peninsula until the 19th century. Gastaldi is regarded as "the most important 16th century Italian cartographer. His maps are very rare, as they were issued separately to order and were not part of an atlas" (Al-Qasimi, 1st ed., p. 23). Gastaldi used various sources including Portolan charts of the region drawn by the 16th-century Portuguese explorers. Many details, such as the coastline of the Arabian Gulf, certain coastal towns, or the peninsula of Qatar, are mapped and named for the first time. It is the most valuable of the early maps of the region. "Although the shape of the peninsula is distorted by modern standards, the Qatar peninsula and Bahrain are both shown - details that are missing on some maps produced up to almost 300 years later" (Stuart McMinn Catalogue). - The present example is a rare variant edition, bearing the imprint of Pietro de Nobilis, a successor of Lafreri in Rome after 1580. Also, above the scale of miles is a further imprint reading: "In Roma appresso Paulo de Graciam." Tooley located only a single example of this state in the Beans collection (now sold). Stefano Bifolco, in his recent census for his upcoming book on Italian Printed Maps from the 16th Century locates only 2 examples (in the Malta National L … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris [AT]
2018-05-11 06:16:54
Pliny the Elder, Plinius Secundus
Symphorien Barbier for heirs of Jacobus Giunta, Lyon France, 1561. Beautiful, and complete Naturalis Historia (Natural History) of Pliny the Elder in 37 books (in four volumes); the binding style exudes antiquity, with titling in an old hand on the top-edge and spines. About the Work - Pliny the Elder (born Gaius Plinius Secundus, AD 23–79) was a Roman author, naturalist and natural philosopher, a naval and army commander of the early Roman Empire, and friend of emperor Vespasian. Spending most of his spare time studying, writing, and investigating natural and geographic phenomena in the field, Pliny wrote the encyclopedic Naturalis Historia (Natural History), which became an editorial model for encyclopedias. His nephew, Pliny the Younger, wrote of him in a letter to the historian Tacitus: "For my part I deem those blessed to whom, by favour of the gods, it has been granted either to do what is worth writing of, or to write what is worth reading; above measure blessed those on whom both gifts have been conferred. In the latter number will be my uncle, by virtue of his own and of your compositions." Pliny the Elder died in AD 79, while attempting the rescue, by ship, of a friend and his family, in Stabiae, from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, which already had destroyed the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. The wind caused by the sixth and largest pyroclastic surge of the volcano’s eruption did not allow his ship to leave port, and Pliny probably died during that event. Physical Attributes - Each measures approx. 12 x 8 cm; the set is approx. 15 cm. wide (quires numbered i … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Rare Tome [Dundee, OR, U.S.A.]
2018-05-08 07:52:32
DU PINET, ANTOINE
Apud Gabrielem Coterium, Lugduni [Lyon], 1561. 120 x 72 mm. (4 3/4 x 3"). 640, 229, [1] pp, [13] leaves (index). (One leaf [L1] apparently in facsimile.) FIRST EDITION. Probably 17th century mottled sheep, raised bands. Elaborate woodcut border on title, partly hand colored, decorative and historiated woodcut initials, SEVERAL HUNDRED WOODCUT ILLUSTRATIONS OF PLANTS IN THE TEXT, A NUMBER OF THEM PARTLY OR COMPLETELY COLORED BY A CONTEMPORARY HAND. Front pastedown with Armorial bookplate of Armand Jules de Rohan, Archbishop of Rheims; title page with owner's stamp of E. Debeaux; verso of title with trimmed bookplate of the Horticultural Society of New York, noting that this volume is part of the bequest of Kenneth K. Mackenzie, 1934; one text page with embossed stamp of the Society. Hunt 85; Durling 1327; Nissen 565; Pritzel 2539. Front joint and portions of rear joint cracked, two corners somewhat worn, small chip missing from top of spine, but the binding still surprisingly tight and even appealing. Four words on title page effaced and supplied in manuscript in an early hand, frequent minor spots, smudges, light dampstains, or short marginal tears, otherwise in excellent condition, still generally rather fresh and clean and with pleasing woodcuts. This is a charming illustrated pocket edition of botanical texts derived and condensed by Du Pinet (1515?-84), mostly from Dioscorides and his commentators. The first part, based mainly on Mattioli's commentary on Dioscorides' "De Materia Medica," is a catalogue of plants (with the plant's name given in various languages, along w … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA) [McMinnville, OR, U.S.A.]
2018-05-06 12:05:13
PARADIN, Guillaume
Ian de Tournes, 1561. Auec les Figures de toutes les Alliances des mariages qui se sont faicts en la maison de Savoye, depuis le commencement jusqu'à l'heure présente, 1 vol. in-folio relié plein vélin de remploi moucheté, dos à 6 nerfs, tranches rouges, Par Ian de Tournes [ Jean de Tournes ], Lyon, MDLXI [ 1561 ], 1 f. n. ch. (Titre dans l'encadrement au Midas) ; 2 ff. n. ch. (Epistre Dédicatoire de la première édition) ; 1 f. (Epistre dédicatoire [ de la présente édition]) ; 13 ff. n. ch. (Table des matières et errata), 435 pp. chiff. et 2 planches doubles hors texte Commentant cette seconde édition de la Chronique de Savoye, Cartier évoque un "superbe volume parfaitement imprimé. La beauté du caractère, du tirage et du papier, le choix et l'emploi intelligent des fleurons et lettres ornées du meilleur temps de Jean de Tournes font de cet ouvrage une de ses plus belles productions. Cette édition a, sur la première de 1552, l'avantage d'offrir un grand nombre de blasons généalogiques de la famille de Savoie, parfaitement gravés en bois." Rare et bon exemplaire de la Chronique de Savoie, incomplet du dix-huitième feuillet (Blason des Armes de Savoie au verso, le recto est blanc), mais néanmoins très désirable (anc. restauration en coiffes avec petits mq., anc. restauration au dernier feuillet sans atteinte au texte, une petite piqûre de vers discrète sur l'intégralité de l'ouvrage, page de titre lég. frottée avec ancien ex-libris ms. gratté, belle fraîcheur intérieure, exemplaire bien complet des deux planches doubles signalées par Cartier et situées entre les pp. 112-113 p … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal [GRADIGNAN, France]
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2018-05-06 00:36:35
Gastaldi, Giacomo.
1561. Together 3 maps, each on two sheets joined (447 x 744 mm; 480 x 752 mm; 480 x 732 mm). Stored in custom-made half morocco case with gilt title to spine. Gastaldi's mapping of Asia, published in three parts, is considered one of the most influential cartographical ventures in the 16th century. All three maps would go on to be prototypes for the depiction of the region well into the early 18th century. As official cosmographer to the Venetian Republic, Gastaldi had access to the most up-to-date geographical information in compiling his maps, which represent the most accurate and detailed renderings of their time. Having been established in the city for two decades, by the late 1550s Gastaldi was devising the large-scale monumental masterpieces that would confirm his legacy. The travels of Marco Polo, published in Ramusio's "Navigationi et viaggi", heavily influenced Gastaldi's geography of these three maps, which are considered to be far superior to all previous maps of Asia. The "Prima Parte" covers Asia Minor and the Levant coast to Afghanistan, including Persia, northern Arabia, and the Caspian Sea; the second map centers on the Arabian Peninsula extending from the Horn of Africa to Calcutta; while the third and final part provides a magnificent perspective of India, the Malay Peninsula, and southern China. - The first part, in the second state, is printed by Lafreri in Rome, the other two are published in Venice by Gastaldi himself. All maps show vertical crease folds, some reinforced on verso, first map remargined at lower right-hand corner, second with an irregula … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris [AT]
2018-04-27 07:19:41
AGRICOLA, G.
Basle,(colophon:) Hieronymus Froben and Nicolaus Bischof, March 1561. Folio (308 x 205mm). pp. (xii, including blank a6), 502, (74), with two woodcut plates (one folded) and 290 woodcuts in text, most half- or full-page, printer's device on title and colophon leaf. Contemporary vellum (some old repair). A fine copy of the second edition (first 1556) of the 'first systematic treatise on mining and metallurgy and one of the first technological books of modern times' (Printing and the mind of man)./"The twelve books of Agricola's treatise... embrace everything connected with Renaissance mining and metallurgical industries, including administration, the duties of companies and workers, prospecting, mechanical engineering, ore processing and the manufacture of glass, sulfur and alum. Book VI provides detailed descriptions of sixteenth-century mining technologies, such as the use of water-power for crushing ore and the improvements in suction pumps and ventilation that became necessary as mine shafts were sunk deeper underground; it also includes an account of the diseases and accidents prevalent among miners, along with the means of preventing them. 'De Re Metallica' remained the standard textbook on mining and metallurgy for over two hundred years". (Norman catalogue).//The fine woodcut illustrations, illustrating all aspects of mining, metallurgy, and mining tools and machines, are attributed variously to Hans Rudolf Manuel Deutsch and Blasius Weffring. /Agricola was town doctor of Joachimsthal, 'a silver-mining community on the east side of the Erzegebirge mountains in what i … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History Booksellers since 1899) [Netherlands]
2018-04-24 01:15:39
ROSSELLO, Timoteo
FIRST EDITION Each part with separate title. Woodcut printer's device of "Prudence" with the motto Prudentia negotium non fortuna ducat on each title and full-page on verso of last leaf of each part, woodcuts historiated initials, text woodcut illustration of an alchemical instrument (sigilla hermetis), contemporary manuscripts notes. Contemporary vellum, a bit worn, with faint notes on covers; some browning and minor staining. Manuscript note on second title that suggests that Rossello is an alias for D. Panizza of Venice (?). Also of interest is the different spelling of Venice, "Venegia" on the first title and "Venetia" on the second. First edition, extremely rare, of this important and enigmatic treatise of alchemical, pharmaceutical and herbal formulas containing almost every remedy and new mode of therapy for illness as well as the ability to remain in good health. Among the topics described are recipes for plague amulets to aphrodisiacs and formulas from lip balm to paint pigments and cleaning teeth. In addition to the many other beauty treatments, the second book illustrates how to prepare "special waters" used to heal a variety of diseases. Noteworthy is the author's description of his preparation of camphor, quicksilver and sulfur to make a universal medicine. Of special interest (especially given the question of the gender of the writer) is the formula for a mixture of quail testicles, large winged ants, musk, and amber to treat erectile dysfunction. Little is known about the author and this work. In the same year the present book was published, Isabella Cortese, … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: B & L Rootenberg [US]
2018-04-20 20:25:42
Amadis de Gaulle
Anvers, Christophe Plantin, 1561. 12 parties en 4 volumes in-4 de : I/(4) ff., 112 ff., (2) ff., 69 ff., (1) f., (2) ff., 72 ff. ; II/(4) ff., 74 ff., (4) ff., 80 ff., (4) ff., 88 ff. ; III/(4) ff., 82 ff., (4) ff., 126 ff., (4) ff., 142 ff. ; IV/(4) ff., 93 ff., (1) f. bl., (4) ff., 112 ff., (4) ff., 176 ff. Maroquin rouge, triple filet or encadrant les plats, armoiries frappées or au centre, dos à nerfs finement ornés, double filet or sur les coupes, doublure de maroquin bleu orné d'une large dentelle dorée, tranches dorées sur marbrures. Reliure signée Chambolle-Duru. 196 X 142 mm. TRES RARE EDITION PLANTIN COMPLETE DE L'UN DES PLUS CELEBRES ROMANS DE CHEVALERIE. Elle est ornée de gravures sur bois dans le texte. Brunet I, 216 ; Graesse, I, 95 ; J. Gay, 440 ; De Backer, Romans de chevalerie, n°102. « Edition copiée sur celle de Paris 1540-1556 ; les figures ont été gravées à nouveau. A la fin de chaque livre (sauf deux) se trouve la mention : De l'Imprimerie de Christophle Plantin, 1560 » » (De Backer). « Ce roman eut une grande vogue et, même aujourd'hui, il est encore regardé comme le meilleur et le plus amusant de tous les livres de chevalerie, surtout les premiers volumes traduits par des Essarts » (Jules Gay). C'est sur ordre du roi François Ier qui avait lu le texte en espagnol pendant sa captivité à Madrid que fut entreprise la traduction, ou plutôt l'adaptation, et la continuation en français de cette suite romanesque. Nicolas de Herberay, seigneur des Essarts, est l'inventeur de l'Amadis. Il répondait à l'attente d'une société de cour et de lecteurs, las de rel … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Amélie Sourget [France, Paris]
2018-04-20 05:11:23
Trithemius, Johannes
Paris, J. Kerver, 1561. Gr.-8°, 18 Bl., 300 Bl., zahlr. Holzschnitt-Initiale, 13 Volvellen in Holzschnitt., Perg. d. Zeit. handschriftl. Rückentitel, in mod. HLdr.-Solander-Kassette., Deckel gebräunt etwas fleckig. Die ersten ca. 30 Seiten am oberen Rand leicht wasserrändig, einige Tintenflecken,die Volvellen intakt und voll funktionsfähig. - Sehr gutes und seltenes Exemplar. Brunet V, 960; Caillet III, 10850, Mortimer, French, 528.Französische Übersetzung des Mathematikers Gabriel de Collange (1521 ? 1572) des erstmals 1518 erschienenen Werkes «Polygraphia» von Johannes Trithemius (1462-1516) über die Chiffrierkunst, das dem Verfasser den Ruf eines okkulten Zauberers einbrachte.Beigedruckt, je mit eigenem Titelbl. mit identischem Impressum: «Clavicvule et interpretation sur le contenu. par Gabriel de Collange» (f. 193?228) und «Tables et gures planisphe- riques . par Gabriel de Collange» (f. 245?300) sowohl die «Exposition avec exemples, de ce que par l?autheur pourroit auoir esté obmis . par M. A. Glauburg (f. 229?243 ; ohne eig. Tbl.). Identische Titelbordüren in Holzschn. (Renouard 520) und drei Holzschn. Portr. des Übersetzers (je Titelblatt verso), Einhorn-Verlegermarke Bl. 300 verso (Renouard 515). 2200 gr. Schlagworte: Alte Drucke - nach 1550Occulta, MasonicaNaturwissenschaft [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej [Zürich, ZH, Switzerland]
2018-04-17 22:50:33
Ochino, Bernardino.
[apud Petrum Pernam. During his life Bernardino Ochino seems always to have been searching for something more. In 1504 he joined the Observant Franciscans, pursued a wide range of studies, and rose to be a provincial and later the vicar of the Cisapline province. But that was not enough and in 1534 he joined the stricter Capuchin Franciscans, rising to serve as their vicar-general. He ranged beyond the convent walls and was a very popular preacher. By 1542 he had come to the attention of the authorities in Rome who, having read his writings, exposed some of his beliefs as Protestant, especially with regards to the doctrine of justification. He fled to Geneva, then later to London, Zurich, Cracow, and eventually Slavkov, where he died of the plague. While in London (1547-53) he wrote the Labyrinth, originally in Italian but translated for publication into Latin, here, assailing the Calvinistic doctrine of predestination. The other work of his published in this volume, on the Last Supper of Christ, was also written in Italian: It also makes its first appearance in print here, also in Latin translation. In this copy the Labyrinth is misbound first; it is dedicated to Queen Elizabeth. The date of the printing of this volume remains uncertain with some assigning it to 1561 and others to 1563. Binding: 18th-century brown morocco, spine => gilt over-the-top extra and with the gilt supra- libros of Count Hoym. All edges gilt over old marbled edges. With a silk place marker. Provenance: From the library of Count Hoym; and with the late-19th-, early-20th-century bookpla … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: PRB&M/SessaBks (Philadelphia Rare Books & MSS Co.) [U.S.A.]
2018-04-17 19:58:20
Chaucer, Geoffrey.
Pr. by Jhon [sic] Kyngston for Jhon [sic] Wight, [London, 1561. Early edition of the first comprehensive collection of Chaucer's works ? along with several spurious pieces. This is the fourth edition of the Workes, following the first of 1532, which included the first printed appearances of a number of Chaucer's verse and prose pieces, among them the Book of the Duchess and the Legend of Good Women. Editor William Thynne examined a number of manuscripts and printed versions in order to provide what he considered the most accurate renditions possible of the texts; his work helped to shape and direct the Renaissance perspective on Chaucer and his canon. That the text is printed in double columns of => black-letter ? this being late for that, except in realms of serious law or theology ? will have lent it an air of "auctorite" and, perhaps, of pleasantly suitable archaism for its original readers; the printer has also supplied => decorative woodcut initials in a variety of sizes, some historiated, some signed "I.R.," and one with a backwards "N," while the "Knight's Tale" opens with => a large woodcut of the armored knight, mounted and with jousting lance in hand. The Romaunt of the Rose is marked by a separate title-page with an elaborate border depicting the genealogy of Henry VIII using the tree motif. As the title-page and prologue are not present in this copy, it is difficult to ascertain which of the two variant states of this edition is represented here. Folio (33.7 cm, 13.25"). [4], CCCLXVII ff. (lacking 6 prelim. ff., incl. t.-p., and "General Prologue"; pagination er … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: SessaBks (ABAA, ILAB) [Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.]
2018-04-12 18:45:27
Gastaldi, Giacomo.
Venice and Rome, A. Lafreri and G. Gastaldi, 1561. Together 3 maps, each on two sheets joined (447 x 744 mm; 480 x 752 mm; 480 x 732 mm). Stored in custom-made half morocco case with gilt title to spine. Gastaldi's mapping of Asia, published in three parts, is considered one of the most influential cartographical ventures in the 16th century. All three maps would go on to be prototypes for the depiction of the region well into the early 18th century. As official cosmographer to the Venetian Republic, Gastaldi had access to the most up-to-date geographical information in compiling his maps, which represent the most accurate and detailed renderings of their time. Having been established in the city for two decades, by the late 1550s Gastaldi was devising the large-scale monumental masterpieces that would confirm his legacy. The travels of Marco Polo, published in Ramusio's "Navigationi et viaggi", heavily influenced Gastaldi's geography of these three maps, which are considered to be far superior to all previous maps of Asia. The "Prima Parte" covers Asia Minor and the Levant coast to Afghanistan, including Persia, northern Arabia, and the Caspian Sea; the second map centers on the Arabian Peninsula extending from the Horn of Africa to Calcutta; while the third and final part provides a magnificent perspective of India, the Malay Peninsula, and southern China. - The first part, in the second state, is printed by Lafreri in Rome, the other two are published in Venice by Gastaldi himself. All maps show vertical crease folds, some reinforced on verso, first map remargined at low … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
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2018-03-28 17:46:04
Nicephorus Constantinopolis.
Basel Oporinus, 1561. Fol. 223 S., 21 Bll. Mit Druckermarke auf Titel und Holzschnitt-Initialen. Blindgepr. Schweinslederband d. Zt. VD16 N 1446. Adams N223. Erste von Camerarius durchgesehene Auflage. "Die Chronographia erschien zuerst lateinisch in Basel in der Gestalt, welche ihr Anastasius Bibliothecarius um das Jahr 870 gab" (Wetzer-Welte IX, 258). - Einband fleckig. Vorsätze erneuert. Titelblatt mit hinterlegten Fehlstellen (etwas Text- bzw. Bildverlust) und verso gestempelt. Stellenweise Marginalien von alter Hand. Durchgehend sporfleckig und wasserrandig. Wenig Blätter angerändert. Gewicht (Gramm): 980 [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Müller & Gräff e.K. [Stuttgart, Germany]
2018-03-19 21:00:44
Augustin, saint
Venetiis [Venise] per Bernardinum Fasianum 1561 80 ff. in-4 Cartonnage postérieur muet, motif de papier à la cuve Dos légèrement défraîchi, un cahier en partie détaché, mais bon exemplaireHugues de Saint-Victor (1096?-1141)Belle édition vénitienne de la règle de l'ordre de Saint-Augustin, avec le commentaire de Hugues de Saint-Victor. Né vraisemblablement aux environs d'Ypres, il entra en 1118 à l'Abbaye de Saint-Victor à Paris ; en 1133, il fut chargé de diriger l'école célèbre de Philosophie et de Théologie qui se tenait dans cette abbaye ; il y mourut le 11 février 1141. Son influence fut très importante sur la théologie de son époque et se prolongera jusqu'à la fin du Moyen Âge. Texte italien et latin. La page de titre est ornée d'une grande et belle vignette sur bois figurant la Trinité
Bookseller: Jean-Denis Touzot Libraire [France, Paris]
2018-03-13 19:31:01
FOLENGO, TEOFILO
Venezia: Giovanni Varisco, 1561. 320 carte. 13x8 cm.Rilegatura coeva lionese in piena pelle, con fregi in oro inquadrati da cornice sui piatti e impressioni in oro al dorso. Lievi abrasioni e una piccola mancanza al dorso. Scritta coeva sul foglio di guardia anteriore; firmadi appartenenza sul frontespizio e altre cancellate. Interno molto buono, leggermente brunito. 25 tavole xilografiche a piena pagina.[M127] i>Rara edizione in bella rilegatura coeva, arricchita da raffinate incisioni xilografiche. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Libreria antiquaria Scarpignato [Roma, Italy]
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