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2018-01-06 21:10:40
BACCI Andrea.
Marescotti, 1573. in-8, pp. (8), 80, leg. mod. p. perg. di recupero. Bella marca tipogr. xilogr. al front. Dedicat. a Francesco Medici Gran Principe di Toscana. Iniziali in legno. Edizione originale di una delle più rare opere del medico e naturalista marchigiano (Sant'Elpidio Mare 1524 - Roma 1600), scienziato noto anche per i suoi studi di idrologia ed enologia. L'opera è volta a provare la reale esistenza dell'Alicorno, che tipo di animale sia e come lo hanno descritto gli antichi, esempi di corni conservati presso le maggiori corti italiane ed europe, e le proprietà terapeutiche che se ne ricavano dal "corno non dissimile dall'avorio", soprattutto come antidoto per i veleni. L'A. si sofferma anche sugli aspetti "esoterici" e sulla sua rappresentazione leggendaria e allegorica, mentre in alcuni capitolo discorre di zoologia, attraverso raffronti con altri animali dotati di corna (rinoceronte, monoceronti, asini d'India, buoi, balene...). Ex libris. Raro. Ottimo stato di conservazione. [271]
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Scriptorium [IT]
2018-01-05 07:53:33
Euclid.
Firenze: Nella Stamperia de' Giunti, 1573. Euclid's Optics is a work on vision written around 300 BC. The earliest surviving manuscript of Optics is in Greek and dates from the 10th century AD. It focuses almost completely on the geometry of vision with little reference to either the physical or psychological aspects of sight. No Westerner had previously given such mathematical attention to the subject of vision. Euclid's work influenced many later Greek, Islamic, and Western European Renaissance scientists and artists. Heliodorus of Larissa (fl. 3rd century?) first propounded the axiom that light on being reflected always chooses the shortest way. Small quarto. [8], 110, [2, blank with small vignette on verso]. [34] pp. Geometrical diagrams in text. Woodcut printer's device on title-page, decorative initial letters, tail-pieces, and other vignettes. Separate title-page for La Prospettiva di Elidoro Larisseo, with small typographic vignette. Contemporary vellum over stiff boards, title in manuscript on spine. Covers soiled, with a few stains, one wormhole at spine, light worming to pastedown endpapers. Dampstain at top edge and fore-edge in first and last few leaves, first few leaves closely cropped at top edge, grazing a few words, but not affecting legibility. A little light foxing and toning, and a few additional small stains. One inch tear at fore-edge of blank between the two works. A good, sound copy. First Italian edition of Euclid's Optica (La prospettiva di Euclide), together with a translation of the spurious Catoptrica (Gli specchi di Euclide). La prospettiua di … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson Books, A.B.A.A. [Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.]
2018-01-04 04:59:54
TITUS LIVIUS [TITE LIVE].
Lutetiae Parisiorum, apud Gulielmum Julianum, 1573. In-folio, (21) ff., 31, (1) pp., (3) ff., 850 pp., (1) f. blanc, 534 pp., (22) ff., veau époque, dos à nerfs avec fleurons dorés, grand fer azuré au milieu des plats. Lettrines ornées. Avec la célèbre préface d'Erasme datée mars 1531. Edition donnée par Jacques Gohorg (ou Gohory) ; elle existe avec la page de titre à l'adresse de Mich. Sonnium à la date de 1572 ou de Th. Brumen à la date de 1573 (voir Graesse IV, 228). Coiffes usées, coins émoussés.
Bookseller: Jacques Chaminade [France, Aix les Bains]
2018-01-02 03:06:09
PROCLO - DANTI, Egnatio.
In Fiorenza, Nella Stamperia de' Giunti, 1573. 2 parti (la seconda con il titolo completo "Trattato dell' uso della sfera") in un volume in 4 (cm. 22x15), pp. (8)-55-1 b.; 33-(3), iniz. ornate e decor., incisioni xilogr. n.t., leg. perg. molle. Edizione originale. Riccardi, I, p. 391: Raro. Adams, P2137. Egnatio Danti (1536-1586) fu un eminente scienziato che insegnò a Pisa e a Bologna, disegnò mappe per Cosimo de Medici e progettò numerosi strumenti astronomici. Scrisse il primo libro sull' astrolabio pubblicato in Italia (1569) e fu nominato Cosmografo e Matematico papale da Gregorio XII (1580).
Bookseller: Libreria Salimbeni [IT]
2017-12-30 21:38:59
Boccaccio, Giovanni:
Fiorenza (Florenz), Stamperia de i Giunti, 1573. 16 Bl., 578 S., 2 Bl. Mit Druckermarke auf Titelei, 2 Holzschnitt-Porträts und zahlr. fig. Holzschnitt-Initialen. Kl.4° (20,5 x 13,5 cm). Etwas späterer Lederbd auf 5 Bünden und mit reicher Rückenvergoldung. Angebunden Vincenzo Borghini: Annotationi et discorsi sopra alcvni lvoghi del Decameron, di M. Giovanni Boccacci; Fatte dalli molto Magnifici sig. Deputati da loro Altezze Serenissime, sopra la corretione di esso Boccaccio, stampado l'Anno MDLXXIII. Fiorenza, Giunti, 1574. 16 nn. B., 142 S., 12 nn. Bl. Mit Holzschnitt-Druckermarke und 2 -Porträts. Stärker berieben und bestoßen; Außengelenke geplatzt; Bezugsfehlstellen an Ecken und Kanten; 1. Titelei zur Hälfte lose; teils feuchtigkeitsrandig; papierbedingt gebräunt; Exlibris verso Vorsatz. 1. Titel in erster Auflage nach dem Trientiner Konzil, was zu einer Neubearbeitung führte; deren Autoren waren Vincenzo Borghini, Sebastiano Antinori und Agnolo Guicciardini. 2. Titel in EA. BM STC 111; Adams B 2167. IT
Bookseller: Antiquariat am Moritzberg [Hildesheim, NDS, Germany]
2017-12-30 21:38:59
Boccaccio, Giovanni:
Fiorenza (Florenz), Stamperia de i Giunti, 1573. 16 Bl., 578 S., 2 Bl. Mit Druckermarke auf Titelei, 2 Holzschnitt-Porträts und zahlr. fig. Holzschnitt-Initialen. Kl.4° (20,5 x 13,5 cm). Etwas späterer Lederbd auf 5 Bünden und mit reicher Rückenvergoldung. Angebunden Vincenzo Borghini: Annotationi et discorsi sopra alcvni lvoghi del Decameron, di M. Giovanni Boccacci; Fatte dalli molto Magnifici sig. Deputati da loro Altezze Serenissime, sopra la corretione di esso Boccaccio, stampado l'Anno MDLXXIII. Fiorenza, Giunti, 1574. 16 nn. B., 142 S., 12 nn. Bl. Mit Holzschnitt-Druckermarke und 2 -Porträts. Stärker berieben und bestoßen; Außengelenke geplatzt; Bezugsfehlstellen an Ecken und Kanten; 1. Titelei zur Hälfte lose; teils feuchtigkeitsrandig; papierbedingt gebräunt; Exlibris verso Vorsatz. 1. Titel in erster Auflage nach dem Trientiner Konzil, was zu einer Neubearbeitung führte; deren Autoren waren Vincenzo Borghini, Sebastiano Antinori und Agnolo Guicciardini. 2. Titel in EA. BM STC 111; Adams B 2167. IT
Bookseller: Antiquariat am Moritzberg [Hildesheim, NDS, Germany]
2017-12-30 21:38:59
Boccaccio, Giovanni
Fiorenza (Florenz), Stamperia de i Giunti, 1573. 16 Bl., 578 S., 2 Bl.. Mit Druckermarke auf Titelei, 2 Holzschnitt-Porträts und zahlr. fig. Holzschnitt-Initialen. Kl.4 (20,5 x 13,5 cm). Etwas späterer Lederbd auf 5 Bünden und mit reicher Rückenvergoldung. Angebunden Vincenzo Borghini: Annotationi et discorsi sopra alcvni lvoghi del Decameron, di M. Giovanni Boccacci Fatte dalli molto Magnifici sig. Deputati da loro Altezze Serenissime, sopra la corretione di esso Boccaccio, stampado l'Anno MDLXXIII. Fiorenza, Giunti, 1574. 16 nn. B., 142 S., 12 nn. Bl.. Mit Holzschnitt-Druckermarke und 2 -Porträts. Stärker berieben und bestoßen Außengelenke geplatzt Bezugsfehlstellen an Ecken und Kanten 1. Titelei zur Hälfte lose teils feuchtigkeitsrandig papierbedingt gebräunt Exlibris verso Vorsatz. 1. Titel in erster Auflage nach dem Trientiner Konzil, was zu einer Neubearbeitung führte deren Autoren waren Vincenzo Borghini, Sebastiano Antinori und Agnolo Guicciardini. 2. Titel in EA. BM STC 111 Adams B 2167.
Bookseller: Antiquariat am Moritzberg [Germany]
2017-12-30 21:38:59
Boccaccio, Giovanni:
Fiorenza (Florenz), Stamperia de i Giunti, 1573. 16 Bl., 578 S., 2 Bl. Mit Druckermarke auf Titelei, 2 Holzschnitt-Porträts und zahlr. fig. Holzschnitt-Initialen. Kl.4° (20,5 x 13,5 cm). Etwas späterer Lederbd auf 5 Bünden und mit reicher Rückenvergoldung. Angebunden Vincenzo Borghini: Annotationi et discorsi sopra alcvni lvoghi del Decameron, di M. Giovanni Boccacci; Fatte dalli molto Magnifici sig. Deputati da loro Altezze Serenissime, sopra la corretione di esso Boccaccio, stampado l'Anno MDLXXIII. Fiorenza, Giunti, 1574. 16 nn. B., 142 S., 12 nn. Bl. Mit Holzschnitt-Druckermarke und 2 -Porträts. Stärker berieben und bestoßen; Außengelenke geplatzt; Bezugsfehlstellen an Ecken und Kanten; 1. Titelei zur Hälfte lose; teils feuchtigkeitsrandig; papierbedingt gebräunt; Exlibris verso Vorsatz. 1. Titel in erster Auflage nach dem Trientiner Konzil, was zu einer Neubearbeitung führte; deren Autoren waren Vincenzo Borghini, Sebastiano Antinori und Agnolo Guicciardini. 2. Titel in EA. BM STC 111; Adams B 2167. IT
Bookseller: Antiquariat am Moritzberg [Hildesheim, NDS, Germany]
2017-12-30 21:38:59
Boccaccio, Giovanni
Fiorenza (Florenz), Stamperia de i Giunti, 1573. 16 Bl., 578 S., 2 Bl. Mit Druckermarke auf Titelei, 2 Holzschnitt-Porträts und zahlr. fig. Holzschnitt-Initialen. Kl.4° (20,5 x 13,5 cm). Etwas späterer Lederbd auf 5 Bünden und mit reicher Rückenvergoldung. Angebunden Vincenzo Borghini: Annotationi et discorsi sopra alcvni lvoghi del Decameron, di M. Giovanni Boccacci; Fatte dalli molto Magnifici sig. Deputati da loro Altezze Serenissime, sopra la corretione di esso Boccaccio, stampado l'Anno MDLXXIII. Fiorenza, Giunti, 1574. 16 nn. B., 142 S., 12 nn. Bl. Mit Holzschnitt-Druckermarke und 2 -Porträts. Stärker berieben und bestoßen; Außengelenke geplatzt; Bezugsfehlstellen an Ecken und Kanten; 1. Titelei zur Hälfte lose; teils feuchtigkeitsrandig; papierbedingt gebräunt; Exlibris verso Vorsatz. 1. Titel in erster Auflage nach dem Trientiner Konzil, was zu einer Neubearbeitung führte; deren Autoren waren Vincenzo Borghini, Sebastiano Antinori und Agnolo Guicciardini. 2. Titel in EA. BM STC 111; Adams B 2167. IT
Bookseller: Antiquariat am Moritzberg [Germany]
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2017-12-27 12:09:32
PROCLO - DANTI, Egnatio.
In Fiorenza, Nella Stamperia de' Giunti, 1573. 2 parti (la seconda con il titolo completo "Trattato dell' uso della sfera") in un volume in 4 (cm. 22x15), pp. (8)-55-1 b.; 33-(3), iniz. ornate e decor., incisioni xilogr. n.t., leg. perg. molle. Edizione originale. Riccardi, I, p. 391: Raro. Adams, P2137. Egnatio Danti (1536-1586) fu un eminente scienziato che insegnò a Pisa e a Bologna, disegnò mappe per Cosimo de Medici e progettò numerosi strumenti astronomici. Scrisse il primo libro sull' astrolabio pubblicato in Italia (1569) e fu nominato Cosmografo e Matematico papale da Gregorio XII (1580).
Bookseller: Libreria Salimbeni [IT]
2017-12-23 11:27:08
PETRARCA, Francesco,
Apresso Gio. Antonio Bertano,, Venedig, 1573 - Venedig, Apresso Gio. Antonio Bertano, 1573. Oktav. Titelblatt mit Holzschnitt, (12), 213, (3)gezählte Blätter. Mit großen Holzschnitt-Initialen und 6 halbseitigen Holzschnitten im Text. Pergamentband der Zeit. Frühe Ausgabe der Werke von petrarca mit den Kommentaren von Alessandro Velutello, enthalten ist das später entfernte Sonett Babylon. Mit Lebensbeschreibung von Petrarca: vita del Petrarca.
Bookseller: Vico Verlag und Antiquariat Dr. Otto [Germany]
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2017-12-23 04:12:39
Contarini, Giovanni Pietro.
1573. 4to. (8), 181, (1) pp. With folding woodcut map. Modern half calf. First German edition. - "This is an important source work for the battle of Lepanto. Contarini has written a detailed account of the battle, including the events leading up to it. He includes many interesting statistics - the source of the various ships, numbers of men taking part, etc." (Navari). "One of the most extensive accounts of the Battle of Lepanto, with details as to the Venetian, Spanish, and Papal ships" (cf. Göllner). - Title page numbered; a few old underlinings. Closely trimmed at upper edge (occasionally touching headlines); insignificant brownstaining. Very rare: not a single copy in postwar German auction records. Formerly in the Ottoman collection of the Swiss industrialist Herry W. Schaefer. VD 16, C 4965. IA 143.974. BM-STC 221. Blackmer 396 (note). Schottenloher 43475 c. Apponyi 1837. Kertbeny 860. Göllner 1617.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris [AT]
2017-12-20 19:30:36
DANTI EGNAZIO.
FIRENZE, GIUNTI, 1573. Due opere in un vol. in-4; 4 cc., 110 pp., 1 c., 18 cc. (ultima bianca) - 4 cc., 55 pp.; 36 pp.; legatura coeva in tutta pergamena morbida. Molti schemi e figure incisi nel testo. Bell'esemplare a grandi margini con qualche nota di mano ottocentesca e rare
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Mediolanum [IT]
2017-12-20 19:30:33
DANTI EGNAZIO (1536-1586).
Firenze, Giunti, 1573. In - 4ø; 4 cc., 110 pp., 18 cc.; legatura successiva in mezza pergamena con tassello al dorso. Fioriture non gravi. Buon esemplare, timbro di duplicato della Biblioteca Vittorio Emanuele di Roma al frontespizio (Duplum Bibliothecae V. E.). Prima edizione in volgare e unica edizione italiana del XVI secolo dell'Ottica di Euclide a cui si unisce la prima edizione assoluta della "Capita opticorum" di Eliodoro Larisseo. In fine vi Š poi di quest'ultimo testo la riproposizione della versione originale in greco e la traduzione latina. "Optik‚" pubblicato per la prima volta in "Euclidis Megarensis? elementorum libri XII" a Venezia nel 1505 Š considerato il capostipite di tutta la letteratura prospettica antica anche se ancora la trattazione della teoria della visione Š analizzata indipendentemente dalla problematica della sua rappresentazione grafica sul piano. Il "Capita opticorum" di Eliodoro di Larissa Š l'unica opera conosciuta del matematico greco e si ricollega per molti versi al testo euclideo. Entrambe le opere sono tradotte in italiano dall'umanista Egnazio Danti, noto scienziato, matematico e astronomo alla corte di Cosimo I de Medici che va ricordato anche per aver curato e portato a termine l'opera postuma del Vignola "Le due regole della prospettiva pratica" (1583). Riccardi I, 391. Vagnetti Cb1, Cb10. BM Italian, p. 239. Wellcome I:2085.
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Mediolanum [IT]
2017-12-18 14:33:43
ALBERICI DE ROSATE
- Venetiis, Apud Guerreos Satres, 1573, 34x26 cm, en holandesa, 885 págs. Edición facsímil realizada en Torino, por Bottega d'Erasmo en 1971
Bookseller: Fábula Libros (Librería Jiménez-Bravo) [MADRID, Spain]
2017-12-14 19:43:28
ORTELIUS Abraham
Double-page engraved map, 350 x 500 mm. The paper lightly age-toned, but a good impression, with wide margins. [Antwerp : Anthoon Coppens van Diest],  
Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.
2017-12-14 03:43:22
Greek Printing, Byzantine Law - Bonnefoy, Ennemond (ed.)
Genf, Henricus Stephanus (Henri Estienne), 1573. 8°, circa 18 x 11,8 cm., 4 Bll., 127; 304 SS., 8 (1 w.) Bll., 312 SS.. Pergament d. 18. Jh., mit neuerem Rückenschild Adams B 2413; Renouard, Estienne 141, 5. Seltene einzige Ausgabe dieser von Ennemond Bonnefoy (1536-1574) besorgten Edition mit dem griechischen Text und lateinischer Übersetzung gegliedert nach: Constitutiones Imperatoriae, Sanctiones Pontificae und Responsa Patriarcharum. - Vorsatz mit Vermerk: "1881 Dec. Bought at the sale of The Sunderland Library No 1769". Vorsatz mit eigenhändigem Besitzvermerk von dem bedeutenden Kirchenhistoriker Cuthbert Hamilton Turner (1860?1930) und von ihm auch wenige kleine Anmerkungen in Bleistift. Titel ferner mit kleinem Stempel aus Oxford im weissen Rand. - Nur wenig gebräunt, kaum fleckig, wenig berieben, meist sauber und gut erhalten. [7 Warenabbildungen bei antiquariat.de]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek [Germany]
2017-12-13 04:23:22
PROCLO - DANTI, Egnatio.
In Fiorenza, Nella Stamperia de' Giunti, 1573. 2 parti (la seconda con il titolo completo "Trattato dell' uso della sfera") in un volume in 4 (cm. 22x15), pp. (8)-55-1 b.; 33-(3), iniz. ornate e decor., incisioni xilogr. n.t., leg. perg. molle. Edizione originale. Riccardi, I, p. 391: Raro. Adams, P2137. Egnatio Danti (1536-1586) fu un eminente scienziato che insegnò a Pisa e a Bologna, disegnò mappe per Cosimo de Medici e progettò numerosi strumenti astronomici. Scrisse il primo libro sull' astrolabio pubblicato in Italia (1569) e fu nominato Cosmografo e Matematico papale da Gregorio XII (1580).
Bookseller: Libreria Salimbeni [IT]
2017-12-11 13:55:18
Baptista Mantuanus/ Mantovano Spagnoli/ Hispaniolus Carmelitae
Francofordiae ad Moenum [Frankfurt am Main], M. Ioanni Lucienbergio/ Johannes Lützelberger, M.D.LXXIII, 1573. Blindgeprägter Ledereinband, 3 Bünde, kl-8°, [28] 387 Bl/ [8] 178 Bl, mit der Druckermarke von Ioannis Lucienbergius, zahlreiche verziehrte Versalien und Vignetten; -Kanten berieben, Einband etwas fingerfleckig. Der Dichter und Humanist Battista Mantovano [1447-1516] studierte in Padua, trat 1463 dem Karmeliterorden bei und entwickelte sich zu einem der bedeutenden Lyriker der Renaissance in Italien. Die hier angebotene Frankfurter Ausgabe von Lucienberger wurde nach dessem frühen Konkurs 1576 von Bellerus in Antwerpen übernommen und fortgesetzt. Fingerprint ntm. um & bios EtOf 3 1573 [7 Warenabbildungen bei antiquariat.de]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Atlas [Germany]
2017-12-03 21:37:16
[LIVRES ANCIENS] - GILLES (Nicole)
Paris, Gabriel Buon, 1573; in-folio, 531 pp. + table 26 pp., relié demi-veau, dos orné à nerfs, 1 mors fragile. Nicole Gilles fut contrôleur du trésor royal sous Charles VIII, l'un des premiers historiens français et l'un des derniers chroniqueurs. Cet ouvrage sur les Chroniques de France contient 6 tableaux généalogiques pleines pages, de nombreux portraits de rois de France, ainsi que de nombreuses lettrines, le tout gravé sur bois. Bon état.
Bookseller: Librairie Alphabets [France]
2017-12-01 10:32:16
DANTI EGNAZIO.
FIRENZE, GIUNTI, 1573. Due opere in un vol. in-4; 4 cc., 110 pp., 1 c., 18 cc. (ultima bianca) - 4 cc., 55 pp.; 36 pp.; legatura coeva in tutta pergamena morbida. Molti schemi e figure incisi nel testo. Bell'esemplare a grandi margini con qualche nota di mano ottocentesca e rare
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Mediolanum [IT]
2017-12-01 07:44:59
Plutarch; Herman Croeser
Genevae: excudebat Henr. Stephanus, 1573. 552pp. Octavo. Contemporary limp vellum, modern red leather spine label, contemporary ink title to bottom page end. Vellum soiled, rehinged, rejointed, dampstain to corner margins, worming to p23-96 bottom margins, puncture tear affecting text to 6 pages, scattered foxing, lacking title page. Renouard, p. 134-35; Schreiber, Estienne 179; Dibdin II 318; Brunet IV: 733. A fair copy of one volume of the first collected edition of Plutarch's works. Fair. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Sequitur Books [Boonsboro, MD, U.S.A.]
2017-11-22 20:12:44
RONSARD, Pierre de;
Paris, Gabriel Buon, 1573 In-16 de (8), 102 ff, (1) p. de privilège, maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs orné de cadres de filets à froid avec fleurons centraux, tranches dorées. Deuxième édition. Imprimée dans un format maniable - alors que l'originale parue l'année précédente était in-4 - elle se vendait séparément ou se joignait aux six tomes de l'édition collective que Gabriel Buon venait de donner. Beaux portraits gravés sur bois, l'un de Ronsard et l'autre de Charles IX à qui l'ouvrage est dédié. Cette épopée en vers devait, en suivant le modèle d'Homère et de Virgile, dresser le tableau foudroyant des aventures de Francus, fondateur du royaume de France, et exalter la dynastie régnante. Ce grand projet, qui hanta Ronsard une vingtaine d'années, tourna court, et des vingt-quatre livres initialement prévus, seuls les quatre premiers parurent en 1572. Il est probable que la mort de Charles IX mit un terme définitif à l'entreprise. Le poète s'en est d'ailleurs expliqué dans son édition collective de 1578, déclarant : "Si le Roy Charles eust vescu, J'eusse achevé ce long ouvrage : Si tost que la mort l'eut veincu, Sa mort me veinquit le courage." Bel exemplaire. Jean-Paul Barbier, Ma Bibliothèque poétique, deuxième partie, Ronsard, n° 53, pages 172-173.
Bookseller: Librairie Laurent Coulet [France, Paris]
2017-11-22 20:09:39
PIBRAC (Guy du Four, Seigneur de)
Bookseller: L'Ile Enchantée [Paris, France]
2017-11-22 19:50:25
Hotman, François.
Printed by Henry Bynneman]. One of six different editions printed in 1573 describing the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre as told by an enraged French Huguenot jurist who unintentionally avoided it due to a teaching assignment at the University of Bourges. According to the ESTC, the six editions were produced by four printers, one edition in Basel by T. Guarin, one in La Rochelle by B. Berton, and four in London by Henry Bynneman or W. Williamson, all but one bearing a false location. This offering is an altered version of an earlier printing with two leaves reprinted and one reimposed to remove any mention of Bynneman. Hotman here writes under the pseudonym of Ernestus Varamundus, although the work is also sometimes erroneously attributed to Théodore de Bèze and Hubert Languet. In England, Hotman was the main narrative source for the first, "historical" portion of Marlowe's The Massacre at Paris (Paul Kocher, PMLA {1941}, 349-68). Binding: Early 19th-century speckled calf, spine compartments gilt-stamped and one with a gilt red leather label; covers with gilt double rules, board edges and turn-ins with gilt single rules, all edges gilt. Signed with stamp by Roger de Coverly, an apprentice of Zaehnsdorf. => A very pretty "container" for some very un-pretty history. Provenance: Armorial bookplate of the Marquess of Bute's Cardiff Castle on front pastedown; most recently in the library of American collector Albert A. Howard, small booklabel ("AHA") at rear. A rather uncommon edition, with searches of WorldCat, NUC, and COPAC revealing only one U.S. copy (Huntington L … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: PRB&M/SessaBks (Philadelphia Rare Books & MSS Co.) [U.S.A.]
2017-11-18 20:01:44
BIZZARRI ou BIZZARI (Pietro), BELLEFOREST (François de) traducteur
Paris, Nicolas Chesneau, 1573. In-8° (168 x 110 mm), plein vélin souple de l'époque à rabats, (1) f. de titre, (46), 286 p., (1) f. bl. Rarissime première édition française, dans la traduction de François de Belleforest, "plus rare et plus recherchée que l'édition latine originale publiée à Bâle la même année" (Blackmer). Important représentant de l’historiographie humaniste, Pietro Bizzari (1530-1584) se convertit très tôt au protestantisme et quitta Venise. Entré en relation avec les principales personnalités de l’Europe des humanistes, il exerça d’importantes responsabilités universitaires, éditoriales, politiques et diplomatiques, à Wittenberg, en Angleterre sur la recommandation de Philipp Melanchthon, auprès d’Edouard VI, de James Stuart et de la reine Elizabeth Ier, puis à Bâle, à Anvers au sein du cercle de Plantin et auprès de l’électeur Auguste de Saxe au service duquel il entra. Cet ouvrage demeure l’une des sources contemporaines fondamentales sur le conflit qui opposa, de 1570 à 1573, l'Empire ottoman à la République de Venise appuyée par la Sainte-Ligue, sur l’histoire de la conquête Chypre (1570-1571) par les Turcs et sur les relations entre l’Empire ottoman et Venise, l’auteur ayant été un protagoniste direct des événements et ayant eu accès à des documents inédits et de première main. Une carte annoncée à verso du titre et qui ne figure qu’à un très petit nombre d’exemplaires manque. Cf. M. Firpo, 'Pietro Bizzarri esule italiano del cinquecento', Torino, Giappichelli, 1971. (Atabey, 110-111. Blackmer, 147. Brunet, II, col. 1956 qui signale que cette édition … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie HATCHUEL [PARIS, France]
2017-11-16 12:17:17
Proclus, Diadochus
Stamperia de' Giunti, 1573. in 4°, 21 cm, rilegatura in cartone "alla rustica" settecentesca; p. (10), 55; mappamondo con l'iscrizione "kosmos" al frontespizio; numerosi capilettera ornati e decorati; un incisione fuori testo (la sfera di Proclo) ed altre riproduzioni della sfera nel testo. Viganò 3964, Gamba, 1597
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Orfeo (ALAI-ILAB)
2017-11-16 12:17:17
Proclus, Diadochus
Stamperia de' Giunti, Firenze, 1573. in 4°, 21 cm, rilegatura in cartone "alla rustica" settecentesca; p. (10), 55; mappamondo con l'iscrizione "kosmos" al frontespizio; numerosi capilettera ornati e decorati; un incisione fuori testo (la sfera di Proclo Licio Diadoco) ed altre incisioni raffiguranti la sfera nel testo. Viganò 3964, Gamba, 1597 Ottimo esemplare [Attributes: Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Orfeo (ALAI - ILAB) [Bologna, BO, Italy]
2017-11-15 17:47:36
PROCLO - DANTI, Egnatio.
In Fiorenza, Nella Stamperia de' Giunti, 1573. 2 parti (la seconda con il titolo completo "Trattato dell' uso della sfera") in un volume in 4 (cm. 22x15), pp. (8)-55-1 b.; 33-(3), iniz. ornate e decor., incisioni xilogr. n.t., leg. perg. molle. Edizione originale. Riccardi, I, p. 391: Raro. Adams, P2137. Egnatio Danti (1536-1586) fu un eminente scienziato che insegnò a Pisa e a Bologna, disegnò mappe per Cosimo de Medici e progettò numerosi strumenti astronomici. Scrisse il primo libro sull' astrolabio pubblicato in Italia (1569) e fu nominato Cosmografo e Matematico papale da Gregorio XII (1580).
Bookseller: Libreria Salimbeni [IT]
2017-11-13 15:34:43
Rabelais, François
Anvers, François Nierg, 1573. In-16 de 320 pp. et (4) ff. ; 408 pp. et (4) ff., 149 pp. et (11) pp. Maroquin rouge, triple filet doré encadrant les plats, dos à nerfs richement orné, coupes ornées, dentelle intérieure dorée, tranches dorées sur marbrures. Reliure signée de Lortic. 119 X 72 mm. « Edition extrêmement rare » (Tchemerzine) DU XVIE SIECLE DES ŒUVRES DE RABELAIS. Elle était restée inconnue de Brunet et Le Duchat. Tchemerzine, V, 311-312 ; Plon, n°105 ; S. Rawles, M. A. Screech, n°67 ; En Français dans le texte, n°42. « Décrite pour la première fois par Plan (n°105), elle est très bien imprimée et reproduit l'édition de Pierre Estiart, 1571 » (Tchemerzine). « Aucun bibliographe, à notre connaissance, n'a encore décrit cette édition fort élégamment imprimée ; celle que mentionnent Le Duchat et Brunet sous le même nom d'imprimeur et la même date et qu'ils attribuent aux presses d'Henri Estienne est l'édition partielle du cinquième livre que nous citons au numéro précédent et qui est d'une typographie fort différente » (Plan). « Parlons-en, à la manière du « miracle grec », rencontre entre la logique et l'art. Le miracle rabelaisien vient de la rencontre unique entre le rire et le savoir » (Henri Lefebvre). « Pantagruel » et « Gargantua » seront inscrits en 1543 et 1544 sur la liste des livres à censurer par la Sorbonne, puis ce sera au tour du Tiers livre. Si Rabelais est surtout resté l'auteur du « Pantagruel » et du « Gargantua », on ne doit pas oublier que ces ouvrages ne représentent que le tiers de la geste pantagruéline et qu'ils ne prennent tout leur sens que … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Amélie Sourget [France, Paris]
2017-11-10 17:47:36
Dal Mayno Giasone
apud Nicolaum Bevilaquam, 1573. In-folio (410x270mm), ff. 154, legatura coeva p. pergamena ricavata da precedente manoscritto latino con titolo calligrafato su dorso a 4 nervi e al taglio di piede. Frontespizio con cornice architettonica con allegoria della Giustizia, festoni, putti inquadrante un toro rampante che esce da una nuvola, simbolo della città di Torino, con motto "Mi coelest is origo". Testo bicolonne. Capilettera istoriati in xilografia. Dedicatoria a Emanuele Filiberto. Sparsi aloni e lavori di tarlo. Indice generale delle opere del Dal Mayno pubblicate dal Bevilacqua. Giasone Del Mayno (1435-1519), nativo di Pesaro, fu celebre giurista, professore a Pavia, Padova e Pisa; le sue lezioni richiamavano studenti da ogni parte d'Europa. Nel 1492 fu inviato da Ludovico Sforza a Roma per pronuziare un discorso celebrativo dell'ascesa al seggio di san Pietro di Alessandro VI e, l'anno seguente, fu inviato ad Innsbruck dall'Imperatore Massimiliano, venendo da questi nominato cavaliere e conte palatino. Bersano Begey, "Le cinquecentine piemontesi", I, n. 214 (ed. 1576-'77 del Bevilacqua stesso). EDIT16 CNCE 16667. Latino
Bookseller: Gilibert [Italy]
2017-11-05 17:51:56
1573. Antique print, titled: 'Petro Coecke Alostano Pictori' - Portrait of the painter Pieter Coecke van Aelst. Engraving on hand laid paper. Watermark: Coat of arms with a French Lily. Description: Source unknown, to be determined. State: Only state. Ref: New Hollstein 93.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Hendrik Hondius' after an anonymous artist. Hendrik Hondius / Hond, 'the elder' (1573-1650) was a Dutch designer and engraver from Duffel. He was a pupil of Jan Wierix and Jan Vredeman de Vries. He was a very active printmaker/publishers in the early part of the 17th. Century. He first worked abroad and then settled in The Hague. He mostly engraved portraits. Condition: Very good, given age. Light crayon soiling on right. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: C291-06 The overall size is ca. 5.7 x 8.5 inch. The image size is ca. 4.9 x 7.7 inch. The overall size is ca. 14.6 x 21.6 cm. The image size is ca. 12.5 x 19.6 cm.
Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector [Zeeland, Netherlands]
2017-11-05 03:01:55
LLWYD, Humphrey
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2017-11-04 08:52:02
Garcaeus, Johannes [the younger].
1573. 8vo. (208) pp. With 2 folding tables and numerous diagrams in the text. Half vellum. Second edition (first published in 1556). "Brief Treatise on Erecting Figures of the Sky, Verifications, Revolutions and Directions [...] Garcaeus, who was born at Wittenberg and became a professor at Greifswald in 1561, was also the author of works which, judging from their titles, were more purely astronomical and meteorological [...] The work on erecting figures or schemes of the sky in on the other hand essentially astrological, although involving the determination of an accurate astronomical basis for such judgment, and Garcaeus expresses the request, 'in the name of all the studious', that his 'dearest teacher' at Wittenberg, Caspar Peucer, will sometime communicate the method of this Ptolemic doctrine to them. There also is given a poem covering a page and a half of Caspar Peucer to Garcaeus. - The phase of astrology to which the treatise [...] is chiefly devoted is genitures and their proper determination as a basis for prediction. There is much discussion how to determine the exact moment of birth. This problem involves that difference between true and astronomical days called equation of days [...]" (Thorndike X, 103f.). Although the author's high opinion for Copernicus is not based on the latter's heliocentric model, but on his role in the preparation of the Prutenic Tables, Garcaeus does aptly characterise the revolutionary astronomer as "nostrae aetatis artifex praestantissimus" (E8v). - Occasional slight browning; some insignificant edge defects; a very good copy altoget … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris [AT]
2017-11-03 21:53:48
Greek Printing, Byzantine Law - Bonnefoy, Ennemond (ed.):
Genf, Henricus Stephanus (Henri Estienne), 1573. 8°, circa 18 x 11,8 cm. 4 Bll., 127; 304 SS., 8 (1 w.) Bll., 312 SS. Pergament d. 18. Jh., mit neuerem Rückenschild "Adams B 2413; Renouard, Estienne 141, 5. Seltene einzige Ausgabe dieser von Ennemond Bonnefoy (1536-1574) besorgten Edition mit dem griechischen Text und lateinischer Übersetzung gegliedert nach: Constitutiones Imperatoriae, Sanctiones Pontificae und Responsa Patriarcharum. - Vorsatz mit Vermerk: "1881 Dec. Bought at the sale of The Sunderland Library No 1769". Vorsatz mit eigenhändigem Besitzvermerk von dem bedeutenden Kirchenhistoriker Cuthbert Hamilton Turner (1860?1930) und von ihm auch wenige kleine Anmerkungen in Bleistift. Titel ferner mit kleinem Stempel aus Oxford im weissen Rand. " "- Nur wenig gebräunt, kaum fleckig, wenig berieben, meist sauber und gut erhalten.
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2017-11-01 18:47:10
Plate: 't Beleg van Haerlem' (view at the siege by by the Spaniards in 1573 of the city of Haarlem). Etching/engraving on hand laid (verge) paper. Description: This scarse plate orginates from: ‘Beschrijvinge ende lof der stad Haerlem in Holland’ by Samuel Ampzing (Haarlem 24 June 1590 – 29 July 1632). Ampzing was a Dutch minister, poet and purist. Born to the minister Johannes Ampzing in Haarlem, in 1616 Samuel became a minister himself at Rijsoord in Strevelshoek, and in 1619 at the Sint-Bavokerk in Haarlem. In 1617, he began writing a description of Haarlem ‘Beschrijvinge ende lof der stad Haerlem in Holland’ in poetic form, aided by Petrus Scriverius. Its poetry was printed and published in 1628. This history of the city was not superseded until Pieter Langendijk's nearly a century later. As a foreword to this book, Ampzing wrote a dissertation on the Dutch language, in which he also wrote about the rules of rhetoric; this foreword was also sold separately in 1628 under the title ‘Taelbericht der Nederlandsche spellinge’ (‘Treatise on Dutch spelling’). Later he also wrote an extra "Laurel Wreath to Laurens Janszoon Koster" at the end of it. The book includes some plates by Willem Outgertsz Akersloot after designs by Pieter Saenredam and Jan van de Velde.Artists and Engravers: The attractive plates were drawn by Pieter Jansz. Saenredam (Assendelft, 1597 – 1665 Haarlem. Saenredam was a pioneering Dutch painter of church interiors and topographical views. He was among the first architectural painters to emphasise topographical accuracy in his drawings, although in his pain … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector [Zeeland, Netherlands]
2017-11-01 18:47:10
Plate: 'Haerlem' (map of Haarlem after the siege by the Spaniards in 1573), with a key to the major buildings. Etching/engraving on hand laid (verge) paper. Description: This scarse plate orginates from: ‘Beschrijvinge ende lof der stad Haerlem in Holland’ by Samuel Ampzing (Haarlem 24 June 1590 – 29 July 1632). Ampzing was a Dutch minister, poet and purist. Born to the minister Johannes Ampzing in Haarlem, in 1616 Samuel became a minister himself at Rijsoord in Strevelshoek, and in 1619 at the Sint-Bavokerk in Haarlem. In 1617, he began writing a description of Haarlem ‘Beschrijvinge ende lof der stad Haerlem in Holland’ in poetic form, aided by Petrus Scriverius. Its poetry was printed and published in 1628. This history of the city was not superseded until Pieter Langendijk's nearly a century later. As a foreword to this book, Ampzing wrote a dissertation on the Dutch language, in which he also wrote about the rules of rhetoric; this foreword was also sold separately in 1628 under the title ‘Taelbericht der Nederlandsche spellinge’ (‘Treatise on Dutch spelling’). Later he also wrote an extra "Laurel Wreath to Laurens Janszoon Koster" at the end of it. The book includes some plates by Willem Outgertsz Akersloot after designs by Pieter Saenredam and Jan van de Velde.Artists and Engravers: The attractive plates were drawn by Pieter Jansz. Saenredam (Assendelft, 1597 – 1665 Haarlem. Saenredam was a pioneering Dutch painter of church interiors and topographical views. He was among the first architectural painters to emphasise topographical accuracy in his drawings, although i … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector [Zeeland, Netherlands]
2017-10-31 17:49:12
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The legislation enacted by the Parliament held in the midst of the trials condemning to the stake over 300 martyrs, curiously reforming the law bailing prisoners and seeking to regulate the sale of stolen horses; three copies in ESTC in North America. Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, very light browning, else well preserved and quite crisp; the Taussig copy. Iohannis Cawodi [i.e. R. Jugge?], London, 1573?.
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc. [U.S.A.]
2017-10-31 11:34:09
BIZZARRI ou BIZZARI (Pietro), BELLEFOREST (François de) traducteur
Paris, Nicolas Chesneau, 1573. In-8° (168 x 110 mm), plein vélin souple de l'époque à rabats, (1) f. de titre, (46), 286 p., (1) f. bl. Rarissime première édition française, dans la traduction de François de Belleforest, "plus rare et plus recherchée que l'édition latine originale publiée à Bâle la même année" (Blackmer). Important représentant de l’historiographie humaniste, Pietro Bizzari (1530-1584) se convertit très tôt au protestantisme et quitta Venise. Entré en relation avec les principales personnalités de l’Europe des humanistes, il exerça d’importantes responsabilités universitaires, éditoriales, politiques et diplomatiques, à Wittenberg, en Angleterre sur la recommandation de Philipp Melanchthon, auprès d’Edouard VI, de James Stuart et de la reine Elizabeth Ier, puis à Bâle, à Anvers au sein du cercle de Plantin et auprès de l’électeur Auguste de Saxe au service duquel il entra. Cet ouvrage demeure l’une des sources contemporaines fondamentales sur le conflit qui opposa, de 1570 à 1573, l'Empire ottoman à la République de Venise appuyée par la Sainte-Ligue, sur l’histoire de la conquête Chypre (1570-1571) par les Turcs et sur les relations entre l’Empire ottoman et Venise, l’auteur ayant été un protagoniste direct des événements et ayant eu accès à des documents inédits et de première main. Une carte annoncée à verso du titre et qui ne figure qu’à un très petit nombre d’exemplaires manque. Cf. M. Firpo, 'Pietro Bizzarri esule italiano del cinquecento', Torino, Giappichelli, 1971. (Atabey, 110-111. Blackmer, 147. Brunet, II, col. 1956 qui signale que cette édition … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie HATCHUEL [PARIS, France]
2017-10-28 16:13:06
BACCI, Andrea.
In Fiorenza, appresso Giorgio Marescotti, MDLXXIII (1573). in-4 piccolo, pp. (8), 80, leg. mod. m. pelle, carta marmorizzata ai piatti. Precede il testo dedica a Don Francesco Medici principe di Toscana. Impresa al tit., un'iniziale istoriata. Edizione originale di quest'opera di contenuto zoologico dedicata interamente all'unicorno; l'opera trae spunto dal dono a Cosimo de' Medici di una tazza di "unicorno" da parte del Re dell'India. Secondo il Bacci "La leggenda dell'unicorno differisce dalla maggior parte delle superstizioni perché è durata più a lungo ed è stata condivisa dalle menti più illuminate di tutte le nazioni". (Lievi aloni nella parte inferiore di alcuni ff.). Assai raro. Bibl. Magica Casanatense 160. Graesse I, 271. Durling, 421. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco [Torino, Italy]
2017-10-28 12:02:48
Hondorf Andreas
1573. I) VD16 H 4726 - nicht in Adams u. STC.- Dritte, von Vincenz Sturm herausgegebene Ausgabe von Märtyrerlegenden im Jahreslauf (erstmals 1573 in Leipzig erschienen).- Andreas Hondorf ( - 1572) war 1563 Pfarrer in Küstritz und 1567 in Droyßig bei Weißenfels.- II) VD16 S 1902.- Zweite Ausgabe dieses umfangreichen historischen Kalenders, von Saurs Sohn herausgegeben (erstmals 1582 erschienen).- Abraham Saur (1545-1593) war kaiserlicher Notar am Reichskammergericht und ab 1575 Advokat am hessischen Samthofgericht in Marpurg. Er Vereint in seinem Kalender profan- und kirchengeschichtliches Wissen im Sinne der Universalgeschichte. Jedem Monat stellt er eine Beschreibung des Sonnenstandes sowie Gesundheitsratschläge in lateinischen und deutschen Versen voran.- Erster Titel u. letzte 2 Bll. mit kl. Randläsuren, Vorsatz mit Randabriss, leicht gebräunt u. etw. braunfleckig, Ebd. berieben, Bünde tls. mit Bezugsfehlstellen, Schließen fehlen.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller [Salzburg, Austria]
2017-10-28 08:49:31
GREGORIO DE NISA, Santo [c.335-c.394].
Paris: Parisiis, apud Sebastianum Nivellium, 1573. Folio; 6 hs., incluída portada con marca del impresor, 966 columnas, 12 hs. Impresión a doble columna. Errores de numeración. Ejemplar con ligeras manchas de humedad marginales en las hojas preliminares y en las veinte primeras páginas de texto. Encuadernación de la época, en piel sobre tabla, con gofrados en seco en los planos, con ligeras pérdidas en cabeza y pie de la lomera.
Bookseller: Hesperia Libros [Spain]
2017-10-27 20:57:44
ORTELIUS, Abraham (1527-1598).
Antwerp: Anthonis Coppens van Diest, 1573 Single sheet (16 4/8 x 21 2/8 inches, full margins showing the platemark). Latin text on verso. Fine engraved map of Russia, Tartary and Japan, the title and legend within fine mannerist strapwork cartouches, the ocean decorated with galleons and a flying fish, with fine hand-colour in full. Each succeeding decade following the first New World discoveries created its own revolution of knowledge, but a watershed in the growth and illustration of geographical information was the atlas published in 1570 by Abraham Ortelius, a businessman native to Antwerp. The Theatrum Orbis Terrarum was the first atlas in the modern sense of the word, as Ortelius compiled the best existing maps, re-engraved them on a standardized format, and included them with text in one volume. This was a landmark innovation, and the Theatrum was arguably the first printed production to have a major impact on the world perspective of contemporary Europeans. Despite their relationship as competitors, Ortelius and his fellow cartographer Gerard Mercator were close friends, and together they represented the major proponents of the most celebrated period in the history of early-modern mapmaking. Ortelius's maps are rightly considered among the most beautiful ever produced, and the seamless combination of science and art is nowhere more visible than in his landmark map of Tartary. Although the element that first strikes a viewer is the high visual appeal of the brightly colored and finely engraved map, it was in fact an extremely sophisticated summary of the most adva … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries [U.S.A.]
2017-10-27 19:17:07
Ortelius, Abraham
Antwerpen. Original copper engraving, uncolored, published 1573 in a German text edition of the Atlas "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" at Christopher Platin in Antwerp. In excellent condition. 323 by 495mm (12¾ by 19½ inches).
Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinhold Berg eK [Regensburg, Germany]
2017-10-27 07:51:07
BONIFACE VII (Pope), with Popes Clement V and John XXII.
Christophorum Plantinum, haeredes Jo. Steelsii & Philippum Nutium., Antwerp, 1573. 33 x 21.5cm. 3 works in one volume (part 1): 10 leaves, 886 [numbered columns]; (part 2): 368 [numbered columns], 6 leaves; (part 3): 390 [numbered columns], 3 leaves. Between a10 and A[1] are two stubs which might be cancels, but the collation agrees with Adams. In the Sextus, a superb 3/4 -page woodcut of pope Boniface VIII receiving the book of Decretals from a kneeling St Gregory, his colleagues grouped behind. This cut is repeated in the Clementinae. With 3 woodcut tables of consanguinity and affinity, and the woodcut devices of Plantin & co. (signed P. B.), and that of Nuyts alone (on the two titlepages). With engraved initials. Contemporary full parchment, manuscript title on spine, remains of ties. Adams B2447. The three last works, with commentaries, which complete the Canon Law (Corpus Juris Canonici) in one folio volume, printed with Papal licence by Plantin and his associates. The preceding Decretals are 1. Gratian [see our bookshop number ch14.1342] and 2. Decretalium of Gregory IX. The second and third parts in the present volume were farmed-out by Plantin for printing to Philip Nuyts, and bear the latter's own two titlepages with the date 1572 and his printer's mark (in one of these, a reader anxious not to be prurient, has inked out a lascivious image). The titlepage of the first (dated 1573), includes the names of all three of Plantin's associate printers (although Steelsius's heirs were not involved in this book), together with a specially prepared woodcut by Pieter van Borc … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Carmichael Alonso libros [Cantabria, Spain]
2017-10-27 07:23:53
PICCOLOMINI, Alessandro.
Venice: Presso Giovanni Varisco, e Compagni; Per Giovanni Varisco, & compagni, 1573 & 1570 - Two works bound in one volume, octavo (205 x 147 mm). Contemporary limp vellum, manuscript title on spine and bottom edge of edge block, deerskin ties. Ff. 30 misnumbered 20. Three or four small wormholes to spine and joints, scattered light foxing and old marginal dampstaining. An excellent copy. 47 full-page woodcut star maps, 68 full-page woodcut tables, woodcut diagrams and historiated initials. Eighth edition of the first printed star atlas, originally published in 1540. All early editions are rare. De la sfera del mondo is a traditional Ptolemaic-Aristotelian geocentric cosmography, but its appendix, De le stelle fisse, "represents the first printed star atlas, containing maps of the stars as opposed to simple pictures of constellations, and introducing the practice of identifying stars by letter, a method later adopted and expanded by Bayer" (Norman). Piccolomini was an early popularizer of science who wrote in the vernacular to extend scientific knowledge beyond the confines of church and university. Later Bishop of Patrae, Piccolomini belonged to the notable Sienese ecclesiastical family that produced two popes, including the great Renaissance figure Pope Pius II. BMC/STC Italian p. 514 (second part only); Houzeau & Lancaster 2491; Kenney 142 & p. 237–8; Norman 1696 (for fifth edition of 1559); Riccardi I, 268-69.
Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member [United Kingdom]
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2017-10-27 03:14:34
THE PRE-SOCRATICS - HERACLITUS, DEMOCRITUS, EMPEDOCLES, XENOPHAN, CLEANTHOS, TIMONUS, EPICHARMUS. - [EDITIO PRINCEPS OF THE FRAGMENTS OF THE PRE-SOCRATICS]
(Geneva), Stephanus, 1573. 8vo. Later (ab. 1850) green half calf with gilt title-label to spine. Spine with a bit of wear, especially to upper capital. Light occassional brownspotting and a light damp stain to ab. 10 leaves. A fine copy. Annotations in ink to front free end-paper and to some blank pages. Pencil annotations to final free end-paper and to margins. 222 pp. ¶ The very rare first edition of the first anthology of pre-Socratic thought. This milestone publication, edited by Henri Estienne and with Latin notes by J.J. Scaliger, constitutes the first printing of the surviving fragments of Pre-Socratics - the originators of Greek philosophy - and the first work devoted solely to Pre-Socratic thought. Up until it was published, the modern world had only known the Pre-Socratics indirectly, e.g. through references in Plato or Aristotle. <br>"Modern interest in early Greek philosophy can be traced back to 1573, when Henri Estienne (better known under his Latinized name Stephanus) collected a number of presocratic fragments in "Poesis philosophica"." (Giannis Stamatellos: "Introduction to Presocratics", p. 7). <br><br>Within the history of modern philosophy and modern thought in general, the importance of the present work can hardly be over-estimated. Containing for the first time on their own the fragments of the pre-Socratic philosophers: Heraclitus, Parmenides, Pythagoras, Empedocles, Xenophanes, Cleanthes, Democrates, etc., this foundational work is "A VOLUME OF MAJOR IMPORTANCE TO THE HISTORY OF WESTERN THOUGHT, which rightly belongs on the same shelf with the first … [Click Below for Full Description]
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