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        Tractatus de Evictionibus, Cui Accessit Eiusdem Libellus...

      1571. Scarce Sixteenth-Century Study of Warranty, Actions and Defenses in Roman Law Cavallini, Gaspare [d. 1589]. [Du Moulin, Charles (1500-1566), Attributed]. Tractatus de Evictionibus, Cui Accessit Eiusdem Libellus. Addito Etiam Indice Materiarum Utilissimo. Venice: Apud Iordanum Zillettum, & Socios, 1571. 288, [16] pp. Two parts with divisional title page and continuous pagination. Octavo (5-1/2" x 3-1/2"). Later quarter calf over paper-covered boards, gilt fillets and gilt title to spine. Light soiling to boards, light rubbing to extremities, top edge of text block trimmed touching head-lines in a few places. Woodcut printer device to title page, woodcut decorated initials. Light toning to text, faint dampspotting in places. Early owner signature to title page, brief annotations in similar hand to a few leaves, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown. A nice copy of a scarce title. $1,500. * First edition. This book contains two brief treatises on Roman law. The first deals with warranty, the second with actions and defenses. Until the twentieth century they were thought to be a pseudonymous work by the great French jurist Charles Du Moulin. Later editions were published in 1573 and 1574. All three editions are scarce. Concerning the first edition, OCLC locates 3 copies in North American law libraries (Columbia, Harvard, UC-Berkeley). Censimento Nazionale delle Edizioni Italiane del XVI Secolo CNCE17847.

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        Catholische Bibell/ das ist/ Alle buecher der H. Schrifft/ beide Alts und Newen Testaments / nach alter in Christlicher Kyrchen gehabter Translation trewlich verteutscht / und mit vielen heilsamen Annotaten erleucht / durch D. Johan Dietenberger.

      Geruinus Calenius und die Erben Johan Quentels, Cöln [Köln] 1571 - Die Besonderheit dieses Ex.s besteht darin, dass es fast vollständig (v. minimalen alten Erneuerungen abgesehen - s. unten) in vorzüglichem ORIGINALZUSTAND ist. +++ Titelei: "1571", Widmung an Kaiser Ferdinand: "1564", gebunden lt. Blindprägung Vorderdeckel: "1592". 2°. 7 unn. Bll., 529 Seiten AT; Titelei NT; 156 Seiten NT. Mit 2 gestochenen Titeln und sehr zahlr. kräftigen Textholzschnitten, teilw. zwei pro Doppelseite (vgl. Foto #4). +++ Blind geprägter Pergament-Einband v. 1592, mit 5 orig. Messingecken (3 fehlend), 4 orig. Schließenankern, und 4 orig. Messingnägeln + 6 früh erneuerten Mess.nägn. (4 fehlend). 3-seitg. Rotschnitt (gedunkelt). Am Ende 5 unbedr. Bl. [f. priv. Eintragungen seinerzeit üblich], wovon ein Bl. einen hs. priv. "Haupt-Schutz-Brief" von 1794 beinhaltet. +++ Ex Libris u. s. alter Bes.verm. auf vord. Spiegel ("Christophorus Ammon est nerus suis libri posessor"), Block angeplatzt an SS. 19 und 31, Bindung insges. fest u. solide. Die ertsen 8 Bl. an Rändern leicht ausgefranst. Keine Stockflecken (außer einigen wenigen auf den letzten 8 Bl., dort auch einige kl. Wurmlöcher), Papier leicht nachgedunkelt, und mit sehr gutem Lesekontrast. +++Johann Dietenberger (geb. um 1475 , gest.1537) war ein Prior der Dominikaner und Theologe. Die Dietenberger Bibel ist eine der frühesten deutschsprachigen Bibelübersetzungen. Sie zählt zu den drei katholischen Gegenbibeln (Korrekturbibeln) zur Lutherbibel. Die erste Edition wurde 1534 in Mainz veröffentlicht, demselben Jahr in dem Martin Luther die komplette Übersetzung des Neuen und Alten Testaments vollendet hatte. Nach der katholischen Übersetzung des Neuen Testaments von Hieronymus Emser im Jahr 1527 bildete die Bibelübersetzung von Johann Dietenberger die erste katholische Vollbibel mit Neuem und Alten Testament. Drei Jahre darauf erschien 1537 mit der Bibel von Johannes Eck eine weitere katholische Komplettübersetzung. Die Dietenberger-Bibel war im Gegensatz zur Lutherbibel in einer leicht oberdeutschen Sprachform gehalten, während die Übersetzung des Ingolstädter Theologen Dr. Eck sehr starke bairische Züge hatte. Dies führte dazu, dass die Bibel von Johann Dietenberger in den katholischen Regionen außerhalb Bayerns und Österreichs die meist gedruckte Bibel wurde. Schon 1540, 1550, 1555 entstanden neue Auflagen in Köln. +++ Ein s. schönes s. frühes Ex. u. e. wichtiges Zeitdokument der Gegenreformation. +++ An AUTHENTIC VERY EARLY BIBLE, parchment binding on wood, printed in two columns, 685 pp. with decorative initials, woodcuts, illustrations, altogether in very good condition. The Dietenberg- Bible WAS THE MOST POPULAR BIBLE of its times in the German speaking countries. +++ Aus Nichtraucherhaushalt. +++ More photos from: mDOTfruthAThotmailDOTde [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ioannis Guintherii . de medicina veteri et nova tum cognoscenda, tum faciunda commentarii duo.

      Henri Petri,, Basel, 1571 - 2 Teile in 1 Band. Basel, Henri Petri, 1571. Folio. 4 n.n., 806 (recte 808) S., 14 n.n. Bl., 2 Blätter weiss; 2 n.n. Bl., 867 (recte 779) S., 23 n.n. Bl. Mit Holzschnittdruckermarke auf dem Titel und 2 wiederholten Holzschnittporträts. Halbschweinslederband mit Rollstempelverzierung über Holzdeckeln. Adams G 1585. - Choulant 67. - Hirsch-H. II, 885. - VD16 W 3545 und 3546. - Erste Ausgabe. Günther (1487-1574) studierte in Holland Medizin und später in Marburg Physik. In Louvain lernte er Vesal kennen und wurde dessen Lehrer an der Universität von Paris. In den letzten Jahren seines Lebens wirkte er in Metz und Strassburg. In seinen Schriften versucht er die Ideen der galenischen Medizin mit den Ansichten des Paracelsus zu verbinden. Günther war zweifelsohne einer der wichtigsten Mediziner des Humanismus. - Einige Seiten zu Beginn gelockert. Stellenweise gebräunt. Titel und Vorsätze etwas angestaubt. Titelrückseite gestempelt. Metallschliessen ausgerissen. Sprache: Lateinisch / Latin Halbschweinslederband mit Rollstempelverzierung über Holzdeckeln. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Famagosta

      Venedig, G. F. Camocio,, 1571 - Stylianou, A. & J.: The History of the Cartography of Cyprus, No. 44 (fig. 50). - Eine sehr seltene, frühe Ansicht von Famagusta auf Zypern aus Camocios Isole Famose. Gezeigt ist die Belagerung von Famagusta durch die Türken im Jahr 1571. Dieses Blatt ist vom ersten Zustand der Platte gedruckt, ohne die Zahl in der unteren rechten Ecke und ist äußerst selten auf dem Markt zu finden. Zu den begehrtesten kartographischen Arbeiten zählen die Italienischen Atlanten des 16. Jahrhunderts. Neben den sogenannten Lafreri Atlanten, einer individuellen Zusammenstellung von Karten verschiedener Größen, entstanden bei den Venezianischen Verlegern Camocio und Bertelli auch einige Atlanten mit Karten von einheitlicher Größe und Machart. Einer der wichtigsten dieser Atlanten, ist der erstmals 1566 von Camocio herausgegebene Isole Famose porti, fortezze, e terre maritime, eine Zusammenstellung von Karten der Gebiete, welche unter Einfluss der Venezianer standen. Dargestellt wird die Situation während der Belagerung Wiens 1566, sowie die Auseinandersetzung zwischen den Venezianern und Türken im Mittelmeer während der Jahre 1570-1573. Beinhaltet sind vornehmlich Karten der Mittelmeer Küsten, die wichtigsten Inseln, sowie Stadtansichten. Der Atlas wurde zwischen 1566 und 1574 von Camocio ohne Titel herausgegeben, ab 1575 erschien die Kartensammlung, gedruckt von den original Platten, bei Donato Bertelli. - Mit original breiten Rändern, selten, da Blätter aus Camocios Isole Famose zumeist am und in den Plattenrand beschnitten sind. Druckerfalte in der linken unteren Ecke. Rückseitig alte Tintenkritzelei, dadurch einige braune Flecken im Bild. Vier kleine Wurmlöcher. Etwas fingerfleckig im Rand. Guter, kräftiger Abdruck. - A very rare, early view of Famagusta in Cyprus from Camocio's Isole Famose. Showing the siege of Famagusta by the Turks in 1571. This copy is printed from the first state of the plate, without the number in the lower right corner. It is extremely rare to find this sheet on the market. Stylianou notes to this plate: 'The plan is an accurate outline of the fortified town and the palazo and the Piaza are correctly positioned. The citadel is marked simply as Castello. There is no indication of orientation, but north should be in the right bottom corner. At the top left, a note tells us: Loco ditto Fontanelle. In questa e larmata di Mustafa general de turchi et qui si sbarcono li turchi et si a brusio la naue uenuta di Nicosia carica di pregioni. At the top right, another note states: Qui e acamparo Mustapha assai longi della citta et tiene miglia 3 di exercito. The several formations of the besieging forces are inscribed, Piadieri turcheschi, Turthi (cavalry in attack) Caualeria (in formation), Ianiceri (two formations), Arcieri, Stradioti (small cavalry formation, centre left). In their midst a sortie of foot-soldiers with their guns blazing, is marked, Cristiani; they advance towards the attacking Turchi (cavalry). Between them, two horses, their riders dead on the ground, are marked, Scaramutia. A location near by is marked as Loc(o)do ditto col(le) delli Hebrei. At the bottom right, an inlet of the outer port is marked, la cala d(i) S. Catarina; above it, a small tower is marked Torre de loc(an)da; above this we have the Casale di S. Alessio. On the left, by the sea, two formations of field-guns are blazing towards the town, one of them marked Forte and the other (bottom), Forte dove turchi bateuano le 3 naue et il porto. In the inner harbour, by the walls, are le 3 naue. At the entrance to the outer harbour are the Galee turchesche che guardauano il porto. In the open sea there are several ships, some with their guns blazing. Those with their sails up (top left), bear crescents on their sails. This pictorial representation of the siege, is based on contemporary amounts, in its main features. There is no imprint, but the workmanship of the engraving appears to he similar to the siege of Nicosia. Famagusta fell to the Turks on the

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        Tractatus de Evictionibus, Cui Accessit Eiusdem Libellus...

      1571. Scarce Sixteenth-Century Study of Warranty, Actions and Defenses in Roman Law Cavallini, Gaspare [d. 1589]. [Du Moulin, Charles (1500-1566), Attributed]. Tractatus de Evictionibus, Cui Accessit Eiusdem Libellus. Addito Etiam Indice Materiarum Utilissimo. Venice: Apud Iordanum Zillettum, & Socios, 1571. 288, [16] pp. Two parts with divisional title page and continuous pagination. Octavo (5-1/2" x 3-1/2"). Later quarter calf over paper-covered boards, gilt fillets and gilt title to spine. Light soiling to boards, light rubbing to extremities, top edge of text block trimmed touching head-lines in a few places. Woodcut printer device to title page, woodcut decorated initials. Light toning to text, faint dampspotting in places. Early owner signature to title page, brief annotations in similar hand to a few leaves, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown. A nice copy of a scarce title. * First edition. This book contains two brief treatises on Roman law. The first deals with warranty, the second with actions and defenses. Until the twentieth century they were thought to be a pseudonymous work by the great French jurist Charles Du Moulin. Later editions were published in 1573 and 1574. All three editions are scarce. Concerning the first edition, OCLC locates 3 copies in North American law libraries (Columbia, Harvard, UC-Berkeley). Censimento Nazionale delle Edizioni Italiane del XVI Secolo CNCE17847.

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        De Dote, Tractatus ex Variis Iuris Civilis Interpretibus Decerpti

      1571. Scarce Anthology of Writings on Dowries and Endowments [Roman Law]. [Dowries and Endowments]. De Dote, Tractatus ex Variis Iuris Civilis Interpretibus Decerpti. His, Quae ad Dotium Pertinent Iura, & Privilegia Enucleantur. Nunc Recens Impressi, Et Exactiori Cura, Quam Alii, Recogniti, Et Repurgati. Auctorum Nomina Sequens Pagina Indicabit. Cum Indice Locupletissimo Rerum Omnium Memorabilium. Venice: Apud Mauritium Rubinum, 1571. [xii], 685, [1] pp. Main text printed in parallel columns. Folio (12" x 8"). Later vellum, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, repairs to corners and spine ends, speckled edges. A few minor scuffs and stains, spine ends and corners bumped. Large woodcut printer device to title page, woodcut decorated initials. Moderate toning to text, occasional faint dampspotting, faint dampstaining to margins of a few leaves, minor worming to inner margins in a few places, one leaf near center of text detached. Early owner signature to front free endpaper, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown. * Fourth edition. This anthology of writings on dowries and endowments (dotation) was first published in 1569. It went through four more editions, the final appearing in 1585. The authors excerpted in this anthology are Duprat Pardoux [c.1520-c.1570], Giovanni Campeggi [1438-1511], Rolando Della Valle [16th. Cent.], Odofredus, Phanuccius de Phanucciis [16th. c.], Antonius Guibertus Costanus [fl.1550], Iacopo Bottrigari [1274-1348], Constant Roger and Baldo Bartolini [c.1408-1490]. Including all editions, OCLC locates 4 copies in North America, 1 copy of the fourth (at Stanford). Not in Adams or the British Museum Catalogue.

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        Rhetoricorum M.T. Ciceronis AD C. Herenium, Libri quatuor (IV). Cum annotationes. Eiusdem M.T.Ciceronis de Inuentione Rhetorica, Libri II. Expresi de Dionysij Lambini edito exemplo. Cum Indice copioso.

      Apud Gualtherum Fabricium + Ioannem Gymnicum 1571 - 367 Gebundene Ausgabe, Apud Gualtherum Fabricium + Ioannem Gymnicum, Coloniae Agrippinae (Köln), MDLXXI (1571), sub Monocerote (unter dem Einhorn), 367+VII Seiten, Libri IV, Lateinische Schrift, Einband: Schweinsleder mit Prägedruck, 3 Bünde, 2 intakte und sauber glänzende Metallschließen, für das hohe Alter noch relativ schöner 3-seitiger Farbschnitt, am unteren Schnitt mit Fleck, am oberen Schnitt gebräunt, Farbschnitt insgesamt etwas ausgebleicht, Einband mit Alters-/Gebrauchs- und Lagerspuren, Titelseite mit handschriftlichen Eintragungen, Papier innen nahezu durchgängig sauber, nur gelegentlich leichte Wasserränder und wenige minimale Fraßspuren im Vorsatz + Titel, ingesamt aber erstaunlich schön erhalten und ohne Stockflecken (intern: 16o-beige/Antiquarisch/GEB-3) la Gewicht in Gramm: 300

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        Corfu insula antiquamente detta Malena

      Venedig, G. F. Camocio,, 1571 - Zacharakis, C. G.: A Catalogue of printed Maps of Greece, 3rd edition, #777/504. - Eine sehr seltene, frühe Karte von Korfu aus Camocios Isole Famose. Gezeigt ist die Insel umgeben von venezianischen Galeeren. Mit einer schöne Renaissance-Kartusche und Kompassrose. Dieses Blatt ist vom ersten Zustand der Platte gedruckt, ohne die Zahl in der unteren rechten Ecke und ist äußerst selten auf dem Markt zu finden. Zu den begehrtesten kartographischen Arbeiten zählen die Italienischen Atlanten des 16. Jahrhunderts. Neben den sogenannten Lafreri Atlanten, einer individuellen Zusammenstellung von Karten verschiedener Größen, entstanden bei den Venezianischen Verlegern Camocio und Bertelli auch einige Atlanten mit Karten von einheitlicher Größe und Machart. Einer der wichtigsten dieser Atlanten, ist der erstmals 1566 von Camocio herausgegebene Isole Famose porti, fortezze, e terre maritime, eine Zusammenstellung von Karten der Gebiete, welche unter Einfluss der Venezianer standen. Dargestellt wird die Situation während der Belagerung Wiens 1566, sowie die Auseinandersetzung zwischen den Venezianern und Türken im Mittelmeer während der Jahre 1570-1573. Beinhaltet sind vornehmlich Karten der Mittelmeer Küsten, die wichtigsten Inseln, sowie Stadtansichten. Der Atlas wurde zwischen 1566 und 1574 von Camocio ohne Titel herausgegeben, ab 1575 erschien die Kartensammlung, gedruckt von den original Platten, bei Donato Bertelli. - Mit original breiten Rändern, selten, da Blätter aus Camocios Isole Famose zumeist am und in den Plattenrand beschnitten sind. Etwas fingerfleckig im Rand, dort auch Gekritzel von alter Hand. Sehr gutes Exemplar in kräftigem Abdruck. - A very rare, early map of Corfu from Camocio's Isole Famose. Showing the island surrounded by Venetian galleys with a nice renaissance cartouche and a compass rose. This copy is printed from the first state of the plate, without the number in the lower right corner. It is extremely rare to find this sheet on the market. The Italian atlases of the 16th Century are among the much sought after cartographic rarities. Besides the so-called Lafreri atlases, a compilation of individual maps of various sizes, the Venetian publishers Camocio and Bertelli issued a few atlases with maps of uniform size and style. Isole Famose porti, fortezze, e terre maritime is one of the most important of these atlases, issued first by Camocio in 1566. It comprises a collection of maps of the areas under the influence of the Venetians. Shown is the situation during the siege of Vienna in 1566, and the battle between the Venetians and Turks in the Mediterranean during the years 1570-1573. Mainly included are maps of the Mediterranean coasts, the main islands, and city views. The atlas was published between 1566 and 1574 by Camocio without a title, after 1575 it was issued by Donato Bertelli with a printed title, also printed from the original plates. - With original wide margin, which is rare, since sheets from Camocio's Isole Famose often cut along or within the plate marks. Some soiling and scribble by old hand in margins. A very good copy with a strong impression.

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        Nuovo Ragionamento del Fabricare le Fortezze. [with] Modo di formare con prestezza le moderne battaglie di picche, archibugieri, et cavalleria

      Giovanni Francesco & Pietro Maria de' Marchetti, Brescia 1571 - THOMAS KNYVETT'S COPY FIRST and only early editions 4to., ff. [iv] 35 i.e. 34 ; [iv] 30 [i]. Two works in one, separate t-ps to each. Roman letter, Aldine-style anchor and dolphin device to both t-ps, illustrations and diagrams to both works, one double page to first, 3 double to second, woodcut initials and large ornaments. Three bifolia diagrams to first work unsewn as issued, first t-p very slightly soiled. Very good unsophisticated copy in contemp. English calf, a bit rubbed, blind panel with gilt central and corner fleurons, spine gilt in compartments, morocco lettering piece, small restoration, lacking ties. 14th C English vellum ms stub, rubricated, blue initial, 16th C ms autographs of Thomas Knyvett in Italic and Secretary hands on 1st t-p, armorial bookplate of the Earl of Macclesfield on pastedown, Shirburn castle blindstamp at head of first 2 ll, early press mark inside front cover and classification on blank verso of last. The first work is an argument on how to build fortresses to make them safer, both in theory and practice, a reminder of the prestige Cataneo enjoyed as a military architect and mathematician whose treatises had a powerful influence on military building across the Mediterranean and the coast of Africa. It also covers how to measure great distances. The second explains in great detail how to calculate the necessary numbers and arrange formations of pikemen, artillerymen and cavalry, how to march and be effective in battle, with the help of illustrations. Sir Thomas Knyvett (1539-1618), barrister, of a leading Norfolk family with estates in Lincolnshire, Suffolk, Staffordshire and Yorkshire started to build his splendid collection after the first flood of books and manuscripts from the monastic libraries. At his death his library numbered approximately 1,400 titles and 70 manuscripts on various subjects, as recorded in his library catalogue now in Cambridge University Library, which also received much of his collection in 1715. Favouring original texts, he became proficient in many languages, nurturing a particular love of Italian, owning at least 80 Italian books. Never a very rich man, the size of his library is extraordinary for the period, and it is likely that many of his books were obtained second hand. This binding is typical of those bound for his collection. Of the five works by Cataneo listed in his catalogue (which mentions this volume), none were later gifted to Cambridge. i. BM STC It. 158. Riccardi I 315, 5. Cockle 779. IA 133.930. Censimento 16 CNCE 10303. Cat. Col. Bibl. Esp. C 1188. Not in Gamba or Adams. ii. BM STC It. 158. Riccardi I 315, 6. Cockle 541. IA 133.939. Censimento 16 CNCE 10302. Cat. Col. Bibl. Esp. C 1187. Not in Gamba or Adams. Italian [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mansfeldici Comitatus typus chorographicus, olim manu prestantissimi artificis D.M. Tilemanni Stelle S. diligenter omnia loca persustrantis in charta delineatus. nunc uerò in gratiam et honorem Nobilium ac Generosoru Comitu D. Domini Iohanis Georgij, Domini Petri Ernesti, Domini Christophori, Domini Volrati, Domini Iohannis Alberti, Domnini Iohannis Hoieri, Domini Iohannis Ernesti, Domini Caroli, Domini Brunonis, Comitu Dominorum in Mansfeld, Nobiliu Dominorum in Heldrugen, etc: in lucem editus à M. Iohanne Mellingero Halensi`. Anno M D LXXI.':.

      - Kupferstich v. Johann Mellinger n. Tilemann Stella, dat. 1571, 35 x 47 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. Q - Z, S. 211. - Tilemann Stella (Stoll, Stoltz, Stolz) wurde in Siegen geboren u. starb in Wittenberg; Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. K - P, S. 234. Johannes Mellinger (Mellenger, Mellingeri) ca. 1540 - 1603 war Karthograph in Halle und Lehrer in Wittenberg. - Die Karte zeigt das Gebiet Aschersleben mit dem Ascherslebener See, Stolberg, Bad Bibra und Halle a.d. Saale. - Mittig Eisleben. - Oben rechts Titelkartusche. - In der Karten Wappen u. Kompaß. - Links u. rechts neben der Karte Erklärungen, Porträt von Martin Luther, Legende (die Karte mit Einzeichnungen der Schmelzhütten), Kaiserdarstellung, Erklärungen und Verzierungen. - Extrem seltener Einblattdruck. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Rerum a Societate Iesu in oriente gestarum. Accessere de Iaponicis rebus epistolarum libri 4, item recogniti, & in latinum ex hispanico sermone conuersi

      apud Sebaldum Mayer, Dillingen 1571 - JESUIT MISSIONS IN THE EAST. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. ff. (viii) 228 (iv). Roman letter. Historiated woodcut initials, ‘liber collegi moguntini socetatis Jesu’ (Mainz) in contemporary hand on title and verso of penultimate leaf, crossed out, stamp of ‘Dom S. Aloys Jerseiens S. J’ (Jersey) on title, small C19th label of ‘Dom. Laval S.J.’ on pastedown partially covering contemp. bibl. note, small C19th stamp on fly with shelf no. pasted beneath, couple of early ms notes in Latin and German above. Title fractionally dusty, the odd marginal mark. A very good copy, crisp and clean, in contemporary blindstamped pigskin over boards, covers triple blind ruled to a panel design, panels with blind floral rolls, blind fleurons at center, spine with raised bands, blind tooled in compartments, later calf label gilt, upper joint cracked at head, a little worn and rubbed. Rare first edition of the first attempt to write a detailed history of the Jesuit missions in the East, especially in Japan, and one of the most important and diverse compilations of letters relating to the Jesuit mission in the Far East; prefaced by Acosta's important "Commentarius", the work includes some 39 letters dating from between 1548-1564, most of which relate to Japan. As early in the 1550’s influential Jesuits argued for an official synthesis of letters from the missions, motivated in part by the fear that someone else would do it for them, and in part to promote their enormous successes in the east. The text is based on a manuscript ‘Historia dos missiones do Oriente até o anno de 1568’ written by the Portuguese, Manuel da Costa. Da Costa, a Jesuit missionary and bibliographer who taught at Coimbra where most Jesuit letters were available in uncensored form. His manuscript was sent to Rome, translated into Latin, and was given to the young novice Giovanni Pietro Maffei (1533-1603) to prepare for publication. Maffei added the ‘De Japonicis rebus epistolarum’ containing abridged Latin translations of letters sent from the Jesuits working in Japan until the year 1564. In his introduction Maffei congratulates Da Costa on his effort in summarizing the contents of the letters together in the commentary. Maffei was later to write the hugely successful ‘Historiarum Indicarum libri XVI’, much praised for its excellent treatment of Japan. The letters begin with the Japanese convert Paul's letter from Goa written in December 1548, followed by two famous letters of St. Francis Xavier published here for the first time. The first of these is written from Malacca in June 1549, the second on his arrival in Japan dated Kagoshima, November 1549. Letters by Frois (1532-1597), Vilela (1525-1572), and Almeida (1525-1583) are of particular interest in that they give much detail of Japanese religion, culture, and customs. This work was reprinted and translated many times, and made a significant contribution to early European perceptions of the east. A very good copy of the rare first edition of this seminal work that paints one of the earliest detailed pictures of Japan, from the Jesuit college in Mainz now the Johannes Gutenberg University. BM STC C16 Ger. p. 2. Cordier, Japonica 58. Latin [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De Dote, Tractatus ex Variis Iuris Civilis Interpretibus Decerpti.

      1571 - Scarce Anthology of Writings on Dowries and Endowments [Roman Law]. [Dowries and Endowments]. De Dote, Tractatus ex Variis Iuris Civilis Interpretibus Decerpti. His, Quae ad Dotium Pertinent Iura, & Privilegia Enucleantur. Nunc Recens Impressi, Et Exactiori Cura, Quam Alii, Recogniti, Et Repurgati. Auctorum Nomina Sequens Pagina Indicabit. Cum Indice Locupletissimo Rerum Omnium Memorabilium. Venice: Apud Mauritium Rubinum, 1571. [xii], 685, [1] pp. Main text printed in parallel columns. Folio (12" x 8"). Later vellum, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, repairs to corners and spine ends, speckled edges. A few minor scuffs and stains, spine ends and corners bumped. Large woodcut printer device to title page, woodcut decorated initials. Moderate toning to text, occasional faint dampspotting, faint dampstaining to margins of a few leaves, minor worming to inner margins in a few places, one leaf near center of text detached. Early owner signature to front free endpaper, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown. * Fourth edition. This anthology of writings on dowries and endowments (dotation) was first published in 1569. It went through four more editions, the final appearing in 1585. The authors excerpted in this anthology are Duprat Pardoux [c.1520-c.1570], Giovanni Campeggi [1438-1511], Rolando Della Valle [16th. Cent.], Odofredus, Phanuccius de Phanucciis [16th. c.], Antonius Guibertus Costanus [fl.1550], Iacopo Bottrigari [1274-1348], Constant Roger and Baldo Bartolini [c.1408-1490]. Including all editions, OCLC locates 4 copies in North America, 1 copy of the fourth (at Stanford). Not in Adams or the British Museum Catalogue.

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        Les Comentaries . . . de dyuers cases esteantes matters en ley, & de les Argumentes fur yceux [etc.] [bound with] Cy ensuont certeyne Cases . . . Ouesque vn Table en fine de cest Lieur [etc.]. STC 20040 and 20046.7; Beale R484, R486a, R487, and R488. Folio

      In Aedibus Richardi Tottelli [imprints vary] 1571-84, London - Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, light browning, one title just trimmed, else well-preserved with early annotations; the Taussig copy First edition of the first part and the second edition of the second part, with Fleetwood's Tables, marking the break with the Year Books and providing (in the words of Dr. Baker) "the conception of a law report as a reasoned exposition of the law" [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Epitome Galeni Pergameni operum in quatuor partes digesta pulcherrima methodo universam illius viri doctrinam complectens .

      Thomam Guarinum, Basileae 1571 - Alone nel margine inferiore qualche piccola macchia leggere bruniture perdita di rivestimento al bordo del piatto posteriore lievi naturali difetti alla copertina nota bibliografica di antica mano al contropiatto Marca tipografica xilografata al frontespizio ripetuta in fine qualche figura xilografica nel testo testo su due colonne numerate. (6) + 650 + (140) p. - in-4

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        HEIDELBERG. Gesamtansicht, darunter Ansichten von Speyer und Worms, je 11 x 47 cm.

      - Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg, 1571, 34,5 x 47 cm.

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        Reformatio Legum Ecclesiasticarum, Ex Authoritate Primum Regis

      1571. First Edition of an Influential Code Prepared for the Church of England [Cranmer, Thomas (1489-1556)]. [Foxe, John (1516-1587), Editor]. [Cheke, Sir John (1514-1557), Translator]. [Haddon, Walter (1516-1572), Translator]. [Commissioners on Revision of the Ecclesiastical Laws, 1550-1552]. Reformatio Legum Ecclesiasticarum, Ex Authoritate Primum Regis Henrici. 8. Inchoata: Deinde per Regem Edouardum 6. Provecta, Adauctaq[ue] in Hunc Modum, Atq[ue] Nunc ad Pleniorem Ipsarum Reformationem in Lucem Aedita. London: Ex Officina Iohannis Daij Anno Salutis Humanae, Mense Aprili, 1571. [x], 149, [3] ff. Quarto (7-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary calf with later rebacking, endpapers renewed. Blind rules and fillets to spine, raised bands and gilt title to spine. Light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, corners lightly bumped, hinges cracked, front joint just starting. Title printed within woodcut typographical border, woodcut tail-pieces and pictorial initials. Light toning to text, early annotation in miniscule hand to head of title page. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown. A handsome copy. * First edition. Also known as the Henrican Canons, the Reformatio Legum Ecclesiasticarum is a revision of Catholic canon law intended for the newly established Church of England. It was written between 1550 and 1552 by the Commissioners on Revision of the Ecclesiastical Laws, which was headed by Thomas Cranmer, the Archbishop of Canterbury. One of the first acts of the English Reformation, it is an important source of information about the state of English canon law and church discipline in the mid-Tudor period and the challenges faced by the reformed church's leaders. It was edited by John Foxe after Cranmer's death and translated into Latin by Cheke and Haddon. Although it was never ratified by Parliament, it was highly esteemed by later lawyers and for many years an unofficial authority in ecclesiastical courts. According to the ESTC, this book may have been published in 1572, "since Walter Haddon, who died on 21 Jan. 1572, is referred to in the preface as 'clarissimae memoriae.'" OCLC locates 6 copies of this edition in North American law libraries (Columbia, Harvard, Library of Congress, UC-Berkeley, University of Michigan, Yale). English Short-Title Catalogue S

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        De Coelorum Animatione ex Theologis et Philosophis Collectanea cum Resolutione Catholica

      Michaëlem Sonnium, Paris 1571 - Later paste paper boards, spine faded, old private library label to cover and stamps to title and endpaper. Mild scattered foxing and browning, small worm trail in the margin in the preliminaries.(xiv), (2), 136, (14)pp. A moderate Catholic humanist and follower of Erasmus, D'Espence was involved in the discussions leading up to the Council of Trent and was present at the council itself. The volume closed with a poem, Stillicidium. Scarce. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Religion & Theology; Philosophy. Inventory No: 045406. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Disputationum de medicina nova Philippi Paracelsi Pars Prima [-quarta].

      Basle, Peter Perna, [1571-] 1573 - Four parts in one vol, 4to (212 x 145 mm), pp [xvi] 267 [17] [3, last blank]; [viii] 284; [vi] [1, blank] 258 [22]; [iv] 310 [1, blank] [28], with woodcut devices to titles, and a fine woodcut portrait of Paracelsus at the end of the first part; old Jesuit inscription at head of title, a couple of small, old marginal repairs, some very light browning, a fine copy in contemporary blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards, two clasps, ownership inscription to front free end-paper, bookplate on front paste-down. £5000First editions, a rare complete set of Erastus' famous work; most surviving copies comprise two or three parts only. 'The first comprehensive refutation of the Paracelsians was that of the Swiss physician and theologian, Thomas Erastus. He had been commissioned by the Duke of Saxony for this purpose, and in 1572-73 the four parts of his Disputationes de Medicina nova Paracelsi appeared in print. Erastus was willing to grant to Paracelsus some credit for his ability as a chemist and for pointing out some errors in Galen, but in general Erastus stood as the foremost sixteenth-century defender of medieval tradition .'Erastus was utterly opposed to the philosophic system of Paracelsus. The neo-Platonic unification of the corporeal and the spiritual with their continuous transition and conversion was objectionable to him for theological reasons. He could not accept the opinion of Paracelsus that Creation could be likened to a chemical separation. Furthermore, he castigated Paracelsus for his conception of the microcosm . He accused him of Gnosticism, and among other things complained of his belief in miracles, the power of amulets, and the use of spoken words in incantations. In medicine - and Erastus like Paracelsus was a physician - he was at odds with his compatriot over the humoral system . Erastus placed special emphasis on the three principles - a truly monstrous innovation which deserved to be refuted at length . For his part, Erastus held firmly to the traditional elements, and stated that if the chemical art does not decompose samples to the three principles, it does decompose them to the four elements . It was his view that Paracelsus had made his fundamental mistake in his concept of "element". In his belief in the noncorporeality of an "element" he was led to conceive of it as similar in nature to the spirit or soul of a substance, a concept which Erastus vigorously denied' (Debus, The English Paracelsians p 39).The fine woodcut portrait is presented with a note by Conrad Gesner, calling Paracelsus a poor vagabond, and a drunkard given to gambling, and condemning his use of the German vernacular, instead of academic Latin.Provenance: Walter Pagel (1898-1983), German pathologist, medical historian, and Paracelsus scholar, with his signature on front free end-paperAdams E910 (faulty copies only); BMSTC German p 285; Durling 1383 (the first two parts only); Neu 1314 (the first part only); Parkinson and Lumb 763 (the first two parts only); Waller 2778 (the first part only); Wellcome 2057, 2058, and 2059 (the first three parts only)

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        Trattato degli elementi raccolto da vari autori di filosofia et ridotto in chiaro et breve sommario per M. Stefano Breventano, cittadino di Pavia

      Appresso Girolamo Bartoli 1571 In 4, cc. (4) + 37 + (7). Gora a 10 cc. interne. P. pg. coeva. Edizione originale poco comune di quest'opera dedicata ai fenomeni legati ai quattro elementi: fuoco, aere, acqua e terra. Poco si sofferma sui primi due, il fuoco viene diviso in due categorie: l'elemento puro, senza alcuna mistura, cagione dell'essere, l'altro ? cagione di corruzione. Grazie al fuoco si generano le piante, tempera la fredda influenza della luna ecc. Si sostiene poi che il fuoco celeste non consuma alcuna cosa mentre il nostro terrestre consuma la materia cui si appiglia, risolve le pietre in metalli, riduce l'arse pietre in calcina ecc. L'aere viene definito 'sottile ma d'una sottigliezza ottusa', l'aere col movimento si raffredda, non c'? cosa che pi? riempa che l'aere il quale stando fermo si corrompe. Questo ? diviso in tre regioni: soprana, bassa e mezzana. Tratta poi delle generazione dei venti - .l'aura si genera dalle humide fumosit? che salgon dai fiumi o dalle valli .ma sormontando il sole si consuma e svanisce. - . L'acqua signoreggia a tutti gli altri elementi, dice Breventano, questa ha 3 propriet?: di stendersi, giova a figurar forme artificiali, ultimo fa feconda la terra mollificando la sua durezza. Spiega poi l'origine delle piogge con l'evaporazione dell'acqua del mare e che i pesci si nutrono di acqua ma mescolata con gli altri tre elementi. Tratta poi le acque termali spiegando la genesi con il passare su fene metallifere, solforose, nitrose ecc. e ognuna d? giovamento a parti diverse del corpo, profondendosi in molti esempi (Abano, Lucca, Acqui ma anche Chio, Ethiopia, Schiavonia ecc.). Vengono descritte, peraltro, le acque presenti nelle Valli Bergamasche e Bresciane che generano il gozzo (quio denominato gavacciolo). Dopo le fonti l'autore descrive i laghi citando il Maggiore come caratterizzato da grande pescosit? e pericolosit? per le tempeste, quello di Garda come popolato da carpioni che si nutrono di sabbie dorate. Cita il Po' che nasce dal Monte Vesulo e il Timavo che scorre sottoterra. Cita poi il fiume Imera in Sicilia, che si divide in 2 rami e uno ? di acqua salata e i casi in cui un teremoto pu? far nascere un fiume come farlo scomparire. Termina con l'acqua dei pozzi e con gli effetti delle varie acque sul corpo. L'ultimo elemento descritto ? la terra che Breventano divide anch'essa in 3 parti. La parte pi? pura dice trovarsi al centro - .grave, soda et immobile. se si potesse far un buco in essa che riuscisse dall'uno hemisferio all'altro et entro si gittasse un sasso, quando questo fusse arrivato al mezzo si fermerebbe. - Passa poi ad una descrizione geografica affermando la terra essere tutta abitata come dimostrato dalle esplorazioni delle Americhe, tratta dell'Africa ecc. La parte finale ? dedicata alla geologia, descrivendo le varie tipologie di roccie e gli effetti di queste sui terreni e sulle piante ma sopprattutto, i fenomeni vulcanici, come l'Etna, le Isole Eolie sulle quali si dilunga, e una quantit? di fenomeni vulcanici in Italia e altrove (Rieti, Pozzuoli ma anche la Frigia, Scozia ecc.). L'utima parte ? dedicata ai terremoti che egli sostiene essere generati dall'aria che cerca d'uscire dalle vene della terra e di questi descrive i vari effetti. Del Breventano ? nota un'opera rimasta manoscritta interamente dedicata ai terremoti e che nella sostanza non si discosta da quanto affermato in queste pagine. Bidello dell'Accademia degli Affidati in Pavia, ? noto per una storia di questa citt? e per altre opere di carattere scientifico. ITA

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        De Thermis. libri septem. in quo agitur de universa acquarum natura. cum terris, cum ignibus, cum metallis. De lacubus, fontibus, fluminibus. De Balneis totius orbis & de methodo medendi per balneas.

      Valgrisi Vincenzo 1571 - In folio (305x200 mm.), pp. (8), 509, (56). Marca tipogr. al front., iniz. xilogr., una pianta a doppia pagina raffigurante le terme di Diocleziano. Alone sul margine alto delle ultime cc. e forellino passente su alcune carte. Legat. in cart. rustico. Edizione originale di questo classico della balneologia termale, con diffusa trattazione anche dei vini e della loro funzione medicinale. L'autore, filosofo e professore di botanica, fu medico archiatra di papa Sisto V. Bibliogr.: Duveen 35: "This is the classic work on mineral waters". Garrison-Morton: "The work gives considerable attention to wines, especially in relation to their medical use". Bagnasco, 130. Simon, II, 66. Adams B, 5. Wellcome, I, 600. Brunet, I, 599: "Belle édition d'un ouvrage estimé". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De Termino Michaelis Anno primo [through De termino Hillarii Anno xxii] Eduardi Quarto [1461-1482] S T C 9776; 9783; 9788; 9794; 9801; 9811; 9817; 9824; 9830; 9835; 9843; 9849; 9854; 9858; 9864; 9869; 9875; 9880; 9887; 9893 Folio

      London: Imprinted . . . by Richard Tottill [imprints vary], 1571-73?. Contemporary panelled calf, centered lozenges, rebacked, showing wear but well preserved, with annotations throughout; the Taussig copy A rare, complete run of separately printed year books, one for each of the years of the entire twenty-two years of the reign of Edward IV [1461-1483] for all of which reported cases survive, twenty in number, gathered here in one physical volume

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        De Termino Michaelis Anno primo [through De termino Hillarii Anno xxii] Eduardi Quarto [1461-1482]. S.T.C. 9776; 9783; 9788; 9794; 9801; 9811; 9817; 9824; 9830; 9835; 9843; 9849; 9854; 9858; 9864; 9869; 9875; 9880; 9887; 9893. Folio

      A rare, complete run of separately printed year books, one for each of the years of the entire twenty-two years of the reign of Edward IV [1461-1483] for all of which reported cases survive, twenty in number, gathered here in one physical volume. Contemporary panelled calf, centered lozenges, rebacked, showing wear but well preserved, with annotations throughout; the Taussig copy. Imprinted . . . by Richard Tottill [imprints vary], London, 1571-73?.

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        S. Maura co il golfo della preveza posti nella provincia di Achaia, possedutta da infidli. et ora ochupa. da l'armata dla. Sta. Iega Chra. 1571':.

      - Kupferstich aus Isole, Che son da Venetia nella Dalmatia . b. Simon Pinargenti in Venedig, 1573, 13 x 19 Zacharakis, A Catalogue of printed Maps of Greece 1477-1800 (3. edition), S. 2693/1757. - Zeigt die Bucht von Preveza (Prevesa) mit der Stadt Árta (Arta) sowie die vorgelagerte Ionische Insel Levkás (Levkas/ S. Mavra/ S. Maura). - Unten rechts Titelkartusche. - Die Karte alt auf Albumblatt montiert. - Oben rechts in Manuskript "169". - Sehr seltene Karte. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Gesamtansicht der Festung Durres mit Umgebung ('Dvrazzo. - Durazzo antiquamente detta epidamno citta nella prouincia di Albania posta sopra il mare Adriatico locho del Turcho nouamente preso et spianato dalla armata Veneta. M D L X X I.').

      - Kupferstich v. Giovanni Francesco Camocio aus Lafreri-Atlas b. Giovanni Francesco Camocio in Venedig, dat. 1571, 14,8 x 18,1 Nicht bei Tooley, Maps in Italian Atlases of the Sixteenth Century, in: Imago Mvndi, Vol. III; Fauser, Repertorium älterer Topographie. Druckgraphik von 1486 bis 1750, Bd. I, S. 185, Nr. 3368. - Die seltene frühe Vedute zeigt eine Gesamtansicht mit Umgebung der albananischen Festung Durres aus einem sogenannten Lafreri-Sammelatlas. - Unten links Kartusche mit Vedutentitel in 6 Zeilen; oben rechts in der Ansicht zusätzlicher Titel ('Dvrazzo.'); miitig links Richtungszeiger; i.Vgr. venetianische Kriegsschiffe; links der Dringolf (= Golf von Lodrin). (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        BRAUNSCHWEIG. Gesamtansicht (10,5 x 47 cm), darunter Lüneburg (11 x 47 cm) sowie Bremen und Stade (je 11 x 23,5).

      - Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg, 1571, 34 x 47,5 cm.

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        Peripateticarum quaestionem libri quinque...

      Peripateticarum quaestionem libri quinque... Cesalpino, Andrea. Venetiis, apud Iuntas, 1571. In - 4°, legatura recente in pergamena coeva, titolo manoscritto nel dorso. (14), 128 ff. (i f. 99 e 102 sono posposti), ma l' esemplare è completo, lavato e ben collato, con alcuni restauri marginali dovuti a tarlature, qualche parola rifatta a penna su testo scolorito e tracce di segni a penna nei ff. preliminari ed in fine. In complesso la copia è abilmente restaurata e riportata in buono stato, malgrado qualche riparazione e piccole mancanze. Edizione originale rarissima di questa importante opera che precede quella di Harvey sul concetto della circolazione del sangue. Hirsch, I, pp. 866 - 68. Osler, 901: A great figure of the history of Italian medicine. Waller, 1877. Norman, 430. Garrison - Morton, 755. Manca a Cushing, Durling, Wellcome Library. Willius - Dry, History of the heart and the circulation, pp. 43 - 44, 369: Andrea Cesalpino (1519 or 1524 - 1603), of Arezzo and Pisa, by means of dissection, observation and logical deductions conceived the general scheme of the circulation of the blood.

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        THE CHRONICLES OF ENGLAND, SCOTLANDE AND IRELANDE.

      Conteyning, the description and chronicles of England, from the first inhabiting vnto the conquest. The description and chronicles of Scotland, from the first originall of the Scottes nation, till the yeare of our Lorde. 1571. The description and chronicles of Yrelande, likewise from the firste originall of that nation, vntill the yeare. 1547. Faithfully gathered and set forth, by Raphaell Holinshed. FIRST EDITION, VOLUME I ONLY OF TWO, (Volume II continued the history of England to the reign of Elizabeth I). At London, Imprinted [by Henry Bynneman] for George Bishop, 1577. Folio, 295 x 200 mm, 11¾ x 8 inches, GENERAL TITLE PAGE MISSING (supplied in facsimile), TITLE PAGE FOR IRELAND MISSING, Scotland is present (Ireland was the same design) with a wide decorative border, a mermaid, lion heads, fruit and plants, an angel at the top and beneath 1577, at the foot "God save the Queene", text in black letter in 2 columns, NUMEROUS WOODCUTS, large historiated initials, leaves [3 of 8], 124 [i.e. 126]; pages 289, [1]; [8], 22, [2]; 518, [26] ; leaves [1 of 2], 28; pages 115, [7 of 9]; signatures 6 ( - 1 - 5), *2 A - P8, Q6, (r1) ( - r1), a - s8, t1; A2, (*b*)2, *a* - *b*6, A - 2I8, 2K4, 2L - 2M6; [fleuron]2 ( - [fleuron]1), A - C8, D4; A - D8, E8 ( - E6 - 8), F - G8, H6, I2 ( - I2), [K]1. Text of the chronicles is complete. Missing from prelims: general title page, dedication to Lord Burleigh, Preface to the Reader, missing also are r1 ( errata page which follows Description of England), (fleuron)1 (title page to Chronicle of Ireland), and the final page of the index to the History of Ireland. Bound to style in full modern calf, blind panelled to upper cover with blind ornaments at the corners, large embossed decorative ornament at the centre, raised band to spine, small blind ornament in compartments, gilt lettered morocco label, new endpapers. The first two leaves, 6 and *1 have repairs to upper outer corner with no loss, 6 repaired in inner margin also, *2 slightly chipped to upper margin, small hole in inner margin of fo.1, slight pale damp staining to first and last few leaves, occasional small stains, several tiny single worm holes from the first leaf to fo. 20, a single hole persisting to fo.42, no loss of legibility, another single hole from page 35 - 81 (Hist. of Ireland) where it is joined by a second one and by 3 more on the final errata leaf, all still easily legible, small piece missing from 3 lower corners, top corner of fo.73 (Hist. England) torn off partially affecting last word on 7 lines and 1 sidenote, a few upper margins trimmed, just shaving some running titles, some fore - edges also slightly trimmed, fo.289 has small repair to lower corner, 3 slightly untidy ink initials to title page of Scotland, small black stain on 1 woodcut (printer's ink), small light stain on another, a little scribble in 2 margins, 2 tiny rust holes to 1 leaf with loss of 2 letters, leaves of final table for Hist. of Ireland have some repairs to fore - edge margins with loss of a few letters and brown marks of old sellotape, now removed, final errata leaf has repair to lower inner corner and inner margin again with old sellotape marks. A good tight, mostly clean, copy of the first edition of Volume I (lacking 2 title pages, 4 prelim leaves, an errata page and 1 page of index as noted). As in ESTC S119439 E6 - 8 in the second sequence in Hist. of Ireland were cancelled, and replaced with cancellans F1 - 7, pages 75 - 91; cancel F7 has 2 states, ours is the second beginning: "the chiefe meanes". The 3 sections on the 3 countries are divided into a description of the country plus its history. Woodcuts appear on most pages, there are small portraits of kings and queens, many large 2 column cuts of varying height, battle scenes, sieges, towns ablaze, duels, cruel punishments, a guillotine, warships, hunting, court and street scenes, building churches, harvesting; many repeated, some several times. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Ordo Canonicorum Regularium quattuor libris Elucidates.

      Zaragoza: Bartholomei a Nagera, 1571. - Quarto. [xvi], 747, [33]pp. Limp vellum, spine lettered by hand. Binding rippled, rear cover lacking a large piece of vellum. Scarce, OCLC/WorldCat locates only 3 copies in institutional holdings, none outside of Spain or France. Light foxing; very good.

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        Zvydhollandia stricte sumta

      - This region in South Holland and Brabant is surrounded by rivers and marshes. Blaeu renders the map beautifully and depicts dykes, canals, polders and peat moss farms most prominently rather than emphasizing towns and roads. This region is now an extensive tidal freshwater wetlands preserve and a national park. The map is in excellent condition with full margins, no text on verso, possible separate issue map for use in a composite atlas. Willem Blaeu (1571-1638) was a prolific Dutch mapmaker who started one of the most famous map publishing firms of the 17th century. It was at this time that the Dutch controlled the map trade, and their ornate and beautiful maps had immense popularity. Blaeu was instrumental in driving this dominance in his lifetime, and this legacy was continued by his sons. A treat to see in black and white. Map. Engraving. Image measures 15 x 20". Sheet measures 18.25 x 22".

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        D'Amour fureur Roland Furieux compose premierement en ryme Thuscane, par Messire Loys Arioste, noble Ferraroys

      Paris: Olivier de Harsy, 1571. Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Bound in 18th (or early 19th) century acid calf, wear and a touch of cracking along front hinge, light wear at edges, but sound and attractive overall. Lacking the title page and with an erroneous title in fine manuscript identifying the book as a 1544 Tours edition. It is actually a 1571 Paris, otherwise complete. Uniform browning, pages neatly ruled by hand, one page with a minor type flaw, scattered minor stains, last three leaves with damage and old paper repairs in the right margin. (14 of 16), 800pp. A 1571 edition of a translation first published in 1543 - all the 16th century French Rolands are uncommon. Early bookplate on endpaper - likely moved from the previous binding. Size: Octavo (8vo). Previous owner's book-plate on endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 045393.

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        STATUTI, e constitutioni dell'ordine de Cavalieri di Santo Stefano, fondato, e dotato dall'illustrissimo, & eccellentissimo S. Cosimo Medici duca II di Fiorenza e di Siena, hoggi gran duca di Toscana con le facultà, e privilegij concessi dalla santità di papa Pio Quarto, e da sua altezza e con le dichiarationi, & additioni fatte in detto ordine per tutto l'anno, MDLXIX. Con una tavola copiosissima, [.]. [Legato con:] Al nome dell'Onnipotente Dio, et del beato s. Stefano papa protettore della nostra santissima religione. Dichiarationi, statuti, riformationi, & additioni del capitolo generale dell'anno 1571. Fatte, & confermate dal serenissimo gran duca di Toscana; fondatore, et primo Granmaestro dell'Ordine il di XIII di Settembre 1571.

      - In Firenze, nella stamperia di Filippo Giunti, e fratelli, 1571, e In Fiorenza, appresso Filippo Giunti e fratelli, 1571, due opere legate in un volume, in-4, leg. coeva in piena perg. floscia, pp. [16], 189, [3] - cc. 8. Con Stemma dei Medici sul front, grande croce di Malta stampata in rosso in fine e iniziali xilografiche (alcune parlanti) alla prima opera; stemma Medici sul front. e iniziali xilografiche nel secondo titolo. Seconda edizione di questi famosi statuti, con le aggiunte degli anni 1564-69. In questo esemplare sono presenti le aggiunte fino a tutto il 1571 (presenti nel secondo titolo). Camerini, 2, n. 4: "Estensore di questi Statuti fu Lelio Torelli". Ottimo, genuino esemplare.

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        Historien der Martyrer. Erste Theil (von 2). Darinn das Erste und Ander Buch, von den Heyligen, Ausserwölten Gottes Zeügen, Bekennern unnd Martyrern (...) nach ordnung begriffen, Auch etwas fleißiger, wie auch weitleüffiger unnd außfürlicher (...) mit angehenckter ordentlicher Jars Rechnung beschriben worden seind. Mit 43 Holzschnitten von Tobias Stimmer.

      [Strassburg: Josias Rihel 1571]. 371 Blatt. Geprägtes Ganzleder der Zeit auf Holzdeckeln und vier Bünden, Folio, 36 x 22 cm.. (UNVOLLSTÄNDIGES EXEMPLAR, vorne fehlen 18 Blatt und hinten 6 Blatt Register. Einband etwas bestoßen, berieben und fleckig, die Schließen fehlen, vorderer Holzdeckel gebrochen, Zustand im Preis berücksichtigt, detaillierte Beschreibung weiter unten!) Der zweite Band erschien 1572. Das vorliegende Exemplar beginnt mit Blatt 7, es fehlen Titelei, 12 Blatt Vorreden und Register, sowie 6 Blatt des Textes, hinten fehlen 6 Blatt Register, die ersten und letzten Blatt stärker angerändert und teilweise mit Verlust der gedruckten Marginalien, die letzten 4 vorhandenen Blätter sind falsch zusammengeheftet und liegen lose bei, sonst ist der Text vollständig. Die fehlenden Blätter liegen als KOPIEN auf weißem Papier unserem Exemplar bei! Blatt 31-48 sind verbunden und folgen auf Blatt 54, andere Blätter sind falsch foliiert. Die Blätter haben teilweise Einrisse - 2 längere - und kleine Fehlstellen, Blatt 274 einen Abriss mit Textverlust, teils Wurmspuren meist im weißen Rand und kaum Buchstabenverlust, kleine Feuchtigkeitsränder, das Papier ist teilweise etwas gebräunt bzw. braun-, finger- und anderweitig fleckig. Auf dem vorderen und hinteren Spiegel, sonst nur ganz vereinzelt finden sich zeitgenössische Marginalien. Der schöne blindgeprägte, zeitgenössische Einband hat zwei 2 cm lange Einrisse am unteren Kapital, die Schließen fehlen, das Leder ist an den Ecken aufgeplatzt, sonst aber in dem Alter entsprechenden guten Zustand. Die Prägungen mit Rollen, Stempeln und Streicheisen in drei Rahmen zeigen Bilder von Heiligen. - Ludwig Rabus (Memmingen 1524 - 1592 Ulm) war lutherischer Theologe, Schüler Luthers, ein begabter Prediger und ein protestantischer Eiferer. Nach Aufenthalten in Tübingen, Wittenberg und Straßburg wurde er 1556 Superintendent in Ulm und war "aufs eifrigste bemüht, die letzten Überreste des katholischen Kirchenwesens, des Zwinglianismus, Wiedertäuferthums, Schwenkfeldianismus (...) auszurotten, dagegen das orthodoxe Luthertum in Kirche und Schule fest zu begründen." (ADB). Martyrologe wie "Historien der Märtyrer" waren ein Mittel im Glaubenskampf und sollten die Anhänger der gegnerischen Konfession durch die Schilderung vorbildlicher Lebens- und Leidensgeschichten bekehren. Die Holzschnitte zeigen vornehmlich die verschiedensten Arten von Folter und Hinrichtungen wie Scheiterhaufen, Enthauptung mit dem Schwert, Fallbeil, wilde Tiere, Steinigung, Säge und Kreuzigung. Die Holzschnitte stammen von dem Schweizer Künstler Tobias Stimmer (Schaffhausen 1539 - 1584 Strasbourg), lediglich die beiden Holzschnitte 65 verso und 68 recto weichen in Form und Stil von den anderen ab und könnten von einem anderen Künstler stammen. In seiner Straßburger Zeit ab 1570 hat Stimmer zahlreiche Illustrationen für Bücher geschaffen, das vorliegende Buch finden wir in der online-Recherche aber kaum erwähnt. Die Holzschnitte erinnern an Holbein und Urs Graf und messen jeweils 11,8 x 14,4 cm, sie sind jeweils von 5 Holzstöcken gedruckt, die in unterschiedlichen Kombinationen verwendet werden. Leisten oben und unten und zwei flankierende Druckstöcke bilden einen Rahmen, in dessen Mitte der eigentliche Druck steht. Der Rahmen zeigt religiöse und mythologische Motive, für jede Position des Rahmens gab es 4 unterschiedliche Druckstöcke. Für das zentrale Bild mit den Maßen 7,1 x 7,1 cm konnten wir 28 verschiedene Druckstöcke feststellen! Von den Illustrationen Stimmers fehlen in vorliegendem unkompletten Exemplar der Titelholzschnitt und der Holzschnitt verso, ebenso der Holzschnitt zu "Abel" auf Blatt 1 mit einem weiteren Motiv im zentralen Bild, das im restlichen Buch nicht wiederholt wird. Tobias Stimmer gilt als einer der bedeutendsten Künstler seiner Zeit, da viele seiner Werke verloren gegangen sind, ist sein Name wenig bekannt. - ADB-Onlinefassung (für Rabus: 27, S. 97-99 und Stimmer: 55, S. 630-633); VD 16: R 51. - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage.

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        MANUSCRITO. FIRMA REAL DE FELIPE II

      - MANUSCRITO. FIRMA REAL DE FELIPE II.- Manuscrito que contiene la escritura de compra y permuta de salinas. 27 hojas manuscritas a dobre cara sobre vitela mas una blanca, firmada en Madrid por el Rey a 25 de septiembre de 1571 y refrendada por Escovedo. Encuadernado en un tomo en folio nenor piel de época con adornos gofrados y pequeñoa hierros dorados en tapas y nervios en el lomo. En 1564, Felipe II, reconociendo la importancia de estas explotaciones de sal, decidió incorporar directamente a la Corona todas las salinas del reino, sometiendo desde entonces a gravámenes, cada vez más elevados, el consumo y producción de la sal. Esta real orden, sin embargo, no afectó a las salinas andaluzas, que permanecieron en manos privadas a lo largo de toda la Edad Moderna.

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        Gesamtansicht, darunter Ansichten von Speyer und Worms, je 11 x 47 cm.

      . Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg, 1571, 34,5 x 47 cm..

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Griecken. "Graeciae Univerae Secundum hodierum situm Neoterica Descriptio

      Greece: Antverpiæ"/Antwerp.. " ghedruckt by Gieles van Diest." 1571/3. Copper engraved map of Greece after Jacob Gastaldi from Ortelius' "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" 1571 edition; coloured ;Dutch text to verso. The map is from the first Dutch text edition of the "Theatrum". Good dark impression; ligtly toned; old red crayon lines from Arta to Lamia and on the Isthmus of Corinth, various other pencil underlinings; Short centrefo0ld split at lower margin [repaired to verso]. Abraham Ortelius,[ 1527-1598] Flemish Cartographer . produced the first modern Atlas "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" in 1570. printed by Aegidus Coppen Diest. There were numerous editions thereafter with texts in various languages; the printing of such was taken over by Chrstoffel Plantijn in 1579 . Ortelius himself drew all the maps in manuscript before passing them to the printers. there is conjecture that he may have engraved some of the plates as well Ortelius was Geographer Royal To Phillip II of Spain from 1575. He also worked closely with Braun & Hogenburg on the "Civitas Orbis Terarum". After his death the plates were purchased by Jan Baptiste Vrients in 1601 who published further editions until 1612. Van de Krogt :3; .Koeman: Ort 3, 40; Zacherakis: 2485/1610; van den Broecke:146. Greece Continental Greece Gastaldi

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        De Venenis Libri duo Gallice primum ab eo scripti et a multis nactenus Latini desiderati et nunc tandem opera et Hieremiae Martij Augustanae Reipublicae Medici, in Latinum sermonem, summa fide et diligantia in rei medicae studiosorum utilitatem atque commodum conuersi

      Antverpiae, C. Plantin, 1571. 8vo. 10 ll., 332 pp., 6 ll. and 92 woodcuts in the text. Original vellum. Title written in ink in an old hand on the spine.l First Latin edition of this early book on poisonous animals and plants and especially important because it is an early description and depiction of poisonous snakes and spiders. At the end a large poem by Nikandros on these subjects. Deals with poisonous fishes, insects, snakes, frogs, plants, and mushrooms. On pp. 58-95 different snakes are discussed, this section has 12 fine large woodcuts of different snakes in the text. Furthermore, lizards salamanders and frogs are discussed and illustrated with another five woodcuts. Numerous annotations in an old hand especially to the poem by Nikandros and inscribed on the title and verso dated 1700. In the beginning and end a faint waterstain and a few brown spots on the inner part of the book. Due to water slightly wavy and some (mostly faint) remains of waterstaining, but the woodcuts have a strong impression. Some small repairs at the beginning. A few marginal burn marks. The vellum does have some markings and wear, but still looks nice. Overall still a good copy. Nissen ZBI, 1713.

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        BERNARDINI PETRELLAE BURGENSIS [.] QUAESTIONES LOGICAE. De intentione philosophi in secundo post: De Medio Demonstrationis potissimæ, De speciebus Demonstrationis. Patavij, Apud Jacobum Iordanum, ab Aquila (Laurentius Pasquatus excudebat ad istantiam Iacobi Iordani ab Aquila, 1571.

      - Prima edizione. Testo latino. Opera dedicata al Vescovo fiorentino Nicolao Tornabuoni. Cm.15,2x10. Pg.(8), 104, numerate solo al recto. Il nome del committente è segnalato al colophon. Al frontespizio marca tripografica con aquila ad ali spiegate assisa sopra una sfera e insidiata da una coppia di serpenti. Il filosofo Bernardino Petrella, nativo di Borgo Sansepolcro in provincia di Arezzo, insegnnate nel Ginnasio padovano, fu uno dei maggiori studiosi di Aristotele della seconda metà del XVI secolo. 150 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Officium hebdomadae sanctae, secundum consuetudinem ecclesiae Catholicae. Ad usum Catholicorum per Germaniam. (München, Adam Berg) 1571. 8°. 16 Bll., 2 Bll., 357 num. Bll., mit breiter Holzschn.-Titelbordüre u. 6 Textholzschnitten sowie zahlreichen, teils figürlichen Holzschnittinitialen, Ldr. d. Zt. über Holzdeckeln mit blindgepr. Deckelfileten und Eckfleurons.

      . . VD16 B 8098.- Durchgehend zweifarbiger Druck in rot u. schwarz; Titel mit großer Evangelistenbordüre.- Seltenes liturgisches Handbuch für die Karwoche zum Gebrauch der Katholiken in Bayern.- Die Vorrede des herzoglichen Rates Erasmus Vendius (Fend) nennt als Bearbeiter Christoph Langotlius (Langötl).- Die Holzschnitte zeigen u.a. den Einzug Christi in Jerusalem, das letzte Abendmahl, den Ölberg, Kreuzigung und Auferstehung.- Titel mit hs. Besitzvermerk u. kl. berieb. Stellen, tls. kl. Wurmgang, insges. nur gering fleckig, Ebd.-Kanten etw. restauriert.# Red and black type throughout; title with broad woodcut border and 6 woodcuts in the text.- Some leaves with small worm traces, total of only slightly spotted.

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        Münzverruf vom 12. 3. 1571.,

      - qu.-2°. (32 x 45 cm. ). Ein Blatt, einseitig bedruckt. Mit gr. Initiale, papierbedecktem Siegel und 4 Münz-Holzschnitten: Friedberg (Wetterau) und Stolberg-Königstein, 12 Kreuzer 1570. Gefalt. Randflecken, kl. Einrisse in der Faltung. Rücks. m. zeitgen. Handschr. Nicht bei VD 16 - Münzverruf betreffend das Verwendungs- und Einfuhrverbot zweier Münzsorten. Mit Papiersiegel und Faksimile-Stempel der Unterschrift Ezherzogs Ferdinands. - Ferdinand II. (1529-1595), war der zweite Sohn des Kaisers Ferdinand I. und Bruder des deutschen Kaisers Maximilian II. Er war heimlich mit der Patriziertocher Philippine Welser verheiratet. Er herrschte über Tirol und die Vorlande (Vorarlberg, Breisgau, Burgau u. a.). In seinen Ländern verhalf Ferdinand der katholischen Gegenreformation zum Durchbruch und begründete die Ambraser Sammlung. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Gesamtansicht (10,5 x 47 cm), darunter Lüneburg (11 x 47 cm) sowie Bremen und Stade (je 11 x 23,5).

      . Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg, 1571, 34 x 47,5 cm..

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Primo Volume] Della Scielta di Stanze Di diuersi Autori Toscani, Raccolte, & nuouamente poste in luce da M. Agostino Ferentilli., Et da lui con diligenza riuste al Signor Francesco Gentile. Con licenza, & priuileglo.

      Venetia ad instantia de' Giunti di Firenza 1571 - FIRST EDITION. 12mo, 132 x 64 mms., pp. [xxxiv], 548 [549 - 551 errat, 552 blank], printed throughout in italics, woodcut and library stamp on title-page, later red morocco (probably early 18th century), gilt borders, black morocco label; first two words of title removed with paper replacement, some ink-stains on title-page, corners wornd, spine faded, other slight wear to binding. A second volume was planned but never published, hence the deletion, probably by the printer or publisher, of "Primo Volume" on the title-page. This volume was republished in 1584. The work is an anthology of poetry by various Italian authors, male and female, including Chiara Matraini (1515 - 1604). All published. "La seconda parte delle stanze di diversi autori." etc. by Terminio, is sometimes treated as the second pt. of this Collection; sometimes as the second of "Stanze di diversi illustri poeti," by L. Dolce (OCLC, locating copies in BL, Pennsylvania; and BN. The OCLC note for the Pennsylvania copy adds, "Dedication letter dated: "xxij di decembre MDLXXI" [December, 22 1571]./ Two other variant issues of this work appeared; one has imprint statement: "In Venetia ad instantia de' Giunti di Firenze, 1571"; the other one has dedicatory letter dated November 10, 1570./ Errata on two leaves at end./ Woodcut initials; head-pieces." The printer was Sessa Melchiorre (active 1506 - 1549). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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