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        Histoire de l'Estat de France, tant de la République que de la Religion : sous le règne de François II.

      S.l., s.n., 1576,Petit in-8 (174 x 110 mm.), 765, (1) pp., (17) ff. (index), reliure en vélin souple à rabats d'époque, titre à l'encre au dos, bel exemplaire. "Une des sources capitales pour le début de la crise" Hauser, III-1474. "Cet écrit est l'ouvrage d'un chaud partisan de la Réforme" Brunet III-189 Les lacets et les gardes blanches ont été renouvelés, manque de vélin sur le dos habilement comblé, manque de papier en marge sup. du feuillet C4 avec perte de texte (f. restauré), trous de vers en marge de quelques cahiers sans gravité.

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        Histoire de l'Estat de France, tant de la Republique que de la Religion : Sous le Regne de François II.

      1576 In-8 de 765-(35) pp., maroquin rouge marbré, dos orné à nerfs, triple filet doré d'encadrement sur les plats, coupes décorées, tranches dorées (reliure du XVIIe siècle). Edition originale d'une des sources capitales pour le début des guerres de religion. Capitaine et historien français, Louis Regnier de La Planche fut appelé à la cour après la conjuration d'Amboise par Catherine de Médicis qui lui adressa plusieurs questions sur la cause des troubles du royaume. Dès lors, il fut très versé dans les affaires de son temps ; plusieurs fois on se servit de lui pour conduire des négociations difficiles. Il mourut vers 1580. « Cette histoire la meilleure que nous possédions sur ce règne, renferme un grand nombre de pièces intéressantes, d'actes authentiques, d'analyses des écrits publiés par les deux partis ; le style en est clair, animé et si correct que pas une expression, pour ainsi dire n'en a vieilli » (Haag). Provenance : Bibliothèque Lamoignon, avec ex-libris imprimé au contreplat supérieur « Bibliotheca Lamoniana » (cote Q 127) et le cachet au « L » surmonté d'une couronne en marge de la page 7. Fondée par Guillaume de Lamoignon en 1650, la Bibliotheca Lamoniana fut enrichie au fil des années par ses héritiers. Signature Cl. Chrestien sur la page de titre. Bel exemplaire dans une rare reliure en « maroquin de Constantinople ». On connaît très peu de reliures en ce même maroquin marbré. Ces peaux furent employées au XVIe siècle puis exceptionnellement au XVIIe comme le remarque le baron Lucien Double (parlant de son exemplaire) : « Très curieuse reliure en maroquin imitant la peau de tigre. Ce maroquin importé directement de Constantinople par les ordres de Colbert servit à faire quelques reliures pour les grands personnages de la cour ; cette mode d'ailleurs, ne dura pas et l'on en revint au maroquin ordinaire ; ajoutons que ces reliures sont de toute rareté, celle-ci est la seule que nous connaissons (n°36 catalogue 1892 ; n°38 catalogue 1897) ». Quelques épidermures sur les plats, Catalogue des Livres de la Bibliothèque de feu M. de Lamoignon (Paris, 1791), 4658 ; Hauser III, 1474 ; Rothschild III, 2149.

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        Caroli Sigonii De antiquo iure populi Romani libri undecim. De republica Atheniensium libri IIII. De Atheniensium Lacedæmoniorumque temporibus liber I. In eosdem rerum & verborum indices copiosi..

      Apud Iacobum Du Puys, 1576. in-4 Vecchie macchie di umidità diffuse per l\'intera opera senza particolare compromissione della lettura Frontespizio incorniciato con marca tipografica di J Du Puys. Capilettera e fregi xilografici. Edizione stampata a Lutezia, città della Gallia romana e preromana.

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        Hær begynnes then Zelands low paa ræt dansk och ær skrifft i syw bøgher och hwer bogh haffuer sith register oc ær wel affuer seeth och rættelighe corrigeret.

      Oc nu igjen Prentet udi Kiøbenhaffn Anno 1576 ... aff Matz Wingaard. 4to. 111 blad. Tresnitt , Danmarks konge og våpen. 1 tresnitt (blad 30). 1 tresnitt, Gotfred af Ghemens Boktrykkermerke (blad 111). Samtidig blindpreget helskinnbind over trepermer. 2 spenner. Ryggen med liten sprekk. Gjennomgående fuktskjold. Gamle margnotater. Noen få sider fagmessig reparert i indre og nedre marg. Et tresnitt (Danmarks Konge) med rift i margen. LN 1071. Thesaurus 169.

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        Marcelli Palingenii Stellati poeta doctissimi Zodiacus vita: hoc est, de hominis vita, studio, ac moribus...

      Apud Ioannem Tronesium, 1576. Pelle coeva con fregi in oro al dorso e ai piatti. Dorso e punte restaurate. 366, (78) pp. Manzolli attacco i dissoluti costumi del suo tempo in un ampio discorso filosofico sulla natura e sul comportamento umano. La sua analisi si estendeva al clero e al papato che egli esecrava per la loro ipocrisia. Opinioni così dure non potevano passare sotto silenzio e lo Zodiacus vitae fu ben presto messo all'indice e molte copie delle prime edizioni furono rapidamente distrutte dall'Inquisizione. Il suo autore venne accusato dopo la morte di praticare la magia; il suo corpo venne riesumato e bruciato pubblicamente per ordine dell'Inquisizione. Caillet 7096; Bibliotheca Magica n. 814 (ed. posteriore).

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        Leçons de perspective positive

      Paris, Mamert Patiffon Imprimeur, 1576 Grand in-4 (32,5cm x 21cm) de (1ff.), 11ff. & (62pp.) Première édition de ce manuel admirablement illustré de 60 gravures à pleine page (une pour chaque leçon) à l'utilisation des architectes, peintres et sculpteurs. Rédigé par l'un des architectes bien connu de la deuxième moitié du 16ème siècle, Jacques Androuet du Cerceau (1520-1584) a entrepris ce livre qui amène soixante leçons dans l'art de la perspective, chaque leçon sur des problèmes de plus en plus difficiles, durant une pause au cours de son travail sur «Les plus excellents bastiments de France », son ouvrage de référence. Demi maroquin marron, dos lisse orné d'un décor répété six fois, pièce de titre en maroquin vert. (Reliure circa fin XVIIIème). Bel exemplaire, petit manque sur la pièce de titre, coins émoussés, reliure en très bel état par ailleurs, bon état intérieur, anciennes traces de colle sur le premier contre-plat, des salissures sur le titre et à quelques pages, des rousseurs éparses sans gravité, marge extérieure d'un feuillet renforcé sur toute la hauteur avec un papier différent et plus récent (sur 2cm).

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        Sicilia

      1576. "Carta geografica per la prima volta pubblicata nel ""Sicilia e Magna Greaecia sive Histriae Urbium.."" del 1576. Il rame venne poi succesivamente utilizzato per altre opere tra il1681 ed il 1708. Esemplare tratto dal ""Rara Magna Graecia Numismata, oblata A.1592 a Prospero Parisio..."" edito da Volckamer a Norimberga nel 1683. Il Volckamer, medico tedesco, curò la riedizione dell'opera cinquecentesca di Prospero Parisio sulla numismatica della Magna Grecia, opera per la prima volta edita nel 1592. Incisione in rame, in perfette condizioni. Rara." Norimberga Nurnberg L. Dufour - A. La Gumina, "Imago Siciliae", p. 144; Sicilia 1477 - 1861 - La collezione Spagnolo - Patermo, n. 44. 200 280

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        Les œuvres morales et meslées

      Paris, Jacques Dupuis, 1576 & Paris, Abel Langelier, 1584 2 forts volumes in-8 (17,5cm x 10,5cm) de [11ff.], 976pp. & [73ff.] et [6ff.], 1109pp. & [12ff.] 2 frontispices dont un contrecollé sur papier ancien dans le tome II, bandeaux et lettrines. Plein maroquin aux armes de la famille de Villeneuve-Trans, dos à 5 nerfs, titre, tomaison, lieu et date frappé or, tranches dorées, coupes et coiffes filetées (Cottin Simier). Bel exemplaire, frottements épars plus important sur le tome 2 , reliure en bel état par ailleurs; intérieur bruni, mouillure en marge inf. de la page 967 à 1102.

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        Le Navigationi et viaggi nella nella Turchia, di Nicolo de Nicolai del Delfinato Signor dArfevilla, Cameriere & geografo Ordinario del Re di Francia, con diverse singolarità in quelle parti dallAutore viste & osservate. Novamente tradotto di Francese in volgare, da Francesco Flori da Lilla.

      Anvers Guillaume Silvius 1576 1 Petit in-4 Vélin rigide à recouvrementPetit in-4 de (8) ff., 325 pp. (nombreuses erreurs de pagination), (15) ff., 60 planches de costumes à pleine page. Relié en plein vélin rigide à recouvrement de lépoque, dos lisse avec le titre manuscrit. Reliure de lépoque.PREMIERE EDITION EN ITALIEN, TRADUITE SUR LEDITION FRANÇAISE PUBLIEE A LA MEME DATE PAR LE MEME IMPRIMEUR. LA PRESENTE EDITION EST ORNEE DE 60 SUPERBES PLANCHES GRAVEES SUR BOIS DE COSTUMES.BEL EXEMPLAIRE GRAND DE MARGES CAR CONSERVE DANS SA PREMIERE RELIURE EN VELIN A RECOUVREMENT DE LEPOQUE.*** FIRST EDITION IN ITALIAN, TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH EDITION PUBLISHED AT THE SAME DATE AND BY THE SAME PRINTER.THE PRESENT EDITION IS ILLUSTRATED WITH 60 SUPERB WOOD ENGRAVED PLATES OF COSTUMES.A NICE WIDE-MARGINED COPY PRESERVED IN ITS ORIGINAL OVERLAPPING VELLUM BINDING. *** Très bon

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        Remonstrance d'un Roy tres-chrestien Henry III. de ce nom, Roy de France & de Pologne sur le faict des deux Edicts de sa Maiesté dõnez à Lyon, l'un du X. de septembre, & l'autre du XIII. d'octobre dernier passé, présente année 1574 touchant sur la nécessité de paix, & moyens de la faire.

      A Aygenstain Par Gabriel Iason 1576 In-16 de 223-(1) pp. Relié en tête : Remonstrance d'un bon catholique françois, aux trois estats de France, qui s'assembleront à Blois, suivant les lettres de sa Maiesté du VI d'Aoust, presente annee MDLXXVI. Sans lieu, 1576. In-16 de 8-76-(4) pp. 2 pièces reliées en 1 vol. in-16, veau havane, dos à nerfs, pièces de titre en maroquin vert (reliure du XVIIIe siècle). Léger accroc à la coiffe supérieure mais bel exemplaire. 1. Edition originale. Suite aux édicts promulgués à Lyon par Henri III en Septembre et Octobre alors que la cinquième guerre civile se poursuit depuis le printemps 1574, Innocent Gentillet prévient du péril du régicide et montre la possibilité de la coexistence de deux religions. Suivi de : Brieve remonstrance àla noblesse de France sur le faict de la déclaration de Mõseigneur le Duc d'Alençon, faicte le 18 de Septembre 1575. Hauser, III, 2258 ; Haag, V, 247. 2. Très rare pamphlet inconnu des bibliographies spécialisées, sur les états généraux tenus à Blois en 1576. Goldsmiths-Kress Library of economic literature, n°186.1 ; Lindsay and Neu, French political pamphlets, 896, l'attribuent à Philippe de Mornay. Un exemplaire de la B.N.F. contient strictement les deux mêmes pièces, sans les attribuer.

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        Le navigationi et viaggi nella Turchia, di Nicolò del Delfinato, Signor d' Arfevilla, con diverse singolarità in quelle parti dall' autore viste et osservate

      appresso Guglielmo Silvio stampatore Regio, 1576. Le navigationi et viaggi nella Turchia, di Nicolò del Delfinato, Signor d' Arfevilla, con diverse singolarità in quelle parti dall' autore viste et osservate. Novamente tradotto di Francese in volgare, da Francesco Flori da Lilla, Arithmetico. Con sessanta figure al naturale si d' huomini come di Donne, secondo la varietà delle nationi, i loro portamenti, gesti, abiti, leggi, riti, costumi & modo di vincere, in tempo di pace & di guerra. Con varie belle & memorande historie nel nostro tempo avvenute. Nicolay, Nicolas. In Anversa, appresso Guglielmo Silvio stampatore Regio, 1576. In - 4°, piena pergamena molle originale. (14) pp. , 1 f. bianco, 325, (37) pp. 1 f. bianco con 60 belle figure di costumi civili e militari a piena pagina incise in legno da L. Danet su disegni dell' Autore, circondate da una bella bordura. Bell' esemplare dell' edizione originale della traduzione italiana. Michaud, XXX, p. 553: Nicolay, voyageur dauphinois, était né en 1517 à la Grave, en Oysans... en 1542, il sortit de son pays et il voyagea pendant seize ans en Allemagne, Danemark, Prusse, Livonie, Suède, Angleterre, Ecosse, Espagne, Barbarie, Turquie, Grèce, Italie et autres contrées... Opera stimata e rara. Gollner, Turcica, II, 1663.

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        Frontespizio della collezione sacra lafreriana

      1576. Bulino, 1576, datato in lastra al centro. Esemplare nell'unico stato conosciuto. Magnifica prova, ricca di toni, impressa su carta vergata coeva con filigrana "scudo con stella e lettera M", con piccoli margini, piega centrale orizzontale, per il resto in perfetto stato di conservazione. Il frontespizio è decorato con una cornice architettonica a tre registri al cui centro campeggia l'intestazione. La composizione dell'opera è analoga a quella realizzata per lo Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae, rispetto alla quale risulta tuttavia più splendida e ricca di immagini e didascalie. Uno dei tre frontespizi che l'editore fece realizzare per raccogliere e catalogare le sue opere. Foglio di incredibile rarità. Engraving, 1576, dated in plate in the center. Example in the only known state. Magnificent proof, rich tone, printed on contemporary laid paper with watermark "star and shield with letter M", with small margins, horizontal center fold, otherwise in perfect condition. The title page is decorated with an architectural frame in three registers whose central header. The composition of the work is similar to that made for the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae, with respect to which, however, is more beautiful and full of pictures and captions. One of the three title pages that the publisher did make to collect and categorize his work. Work of incredible rarity. Bury, The Print in Italy, pp. 49/51, fig.2; Marigliani & Biguzzi, La Collezione Sacra della Bottega di Antonio Lafrery, pp. 39/41. Dimensioni 334x460 circa.

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        Contrafactur der Statt. Zürich anno 1588. Holzschnitt.

       32 x 52 cm, gerahmt, blattversilbert., 18 x 38 cm, (Walter Mathis \"Zürich - Stadt zwischen Mittelalter und Neuzeit\". S. 141/18). Holzschnitt von Ludwig Fryg nach Zeichnung von Christoph Murer. - - Fryg veränderte das Blatt gegegenüber dem Holzschnitt von 1576 indem er das 1581 enstandene Lindentor. das Bauhaus (1586). das Gebiet um die heutige Stadelhoferstrasse u.a. einfügte. Sehr dekorative Stadtansicht. Links unten im Stock signiert LUDWIG FRIG.GC. Rechts verschlungen CSTM. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Helvetica - Zürich Grafik - vor 1900

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        Miracoli di nostra Donna dal P. don Silvano Razzi monaco di Camaldoli. Raccolti nuovamente. Et cavati da diversi autori cattolici & approvati.

      1576. In Firenze, nella stamperia de' i Giunti, 1576, in-4, leg. sei-settecentesca in piena pergamena, titolo manoscritto al dorso, pp. [16], 191, [1]. Con marche in xilografia sul front. e al verso dell'ultima carta. Due angoli di carte rinforzati, una nota manoscritta di possesso nascosta con tassello di carta, altra antica nota di possesso manoscritta sulla controguardia anteriore: esemplare più che buono. Prima edizione, rara.

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        Les livres de Polydore Vergil d'Urbin, des inventeurs des choses

      par Benoist Rigaud, 1576. - par Benoist Rigaud, A Lyon 1576, in-16 (11,3x8,5cm), 313pp. (7), relié. - Il lavoro è stato nella lista nera ed è stato ripubblicato nel 1575 in forma di depennazione, la prima traduzione francese sembra essere apparso nel 1527 come una copia dell 'Università di Glasgow., Anche se dato contraddittorio dà 1528 come data di la prima edizione francese in latino da Robert Etienne. Raro, come tutte le edizioni. Assente dalla BNF e cataloghi francesi (ad eccezione di una edizione a Lione 1586), come molte biblioteche. Brunet dà 1499 come la data della V originale, 1135 Gregorio dà 1571 la prima edizione ...? Cartone XVIII carta di mattoni o di un titolo di inchiostro XIX presto sbiadito e illeggibile. Polidoro Virgilio (1470-1555) nacque e morì in Urbino, dopo aver studiato a Bologna e Padova, divenne segretario del duca di Urbino e il ciambellano di Alessandro VI. I suoi primi due scritti lo resero famoso e ha vinto una grande popolarità 'Proverbiorum Libellus' e 'De Rerum inventoribus', tradotto in francese da 'Gli inventori delle cose. Nel 1501 il papa lo mandò in Inghilterra, diventando intima di Enrico VII, quest'ultimo gli ha ordinato una storia d'Inghilterra con cui Polidoro divenne il primo storico moderno, non si accontenta di fare un semplice ma croniche manifestazioni studentesche e ha influenzato tutti gli storici futuri e persino Shakespeare nella sua visione della storia. Tornò al suo paese natale durante i cambiamenti religiose in Inghilterra. (Enciclopedia Cattolica). Nella forma di articoli, esso viene trattato con tutti i tipi di invenzioni, sale, ceramiche, dipinti, biancheria, musica ... Il libro è anche una storia della medicina e della magia. Polidoro Virgilio naturalmente attirato su gran Antichi. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] L'ouvrage fut mis à l'index et fut réédité en 1575 sous une forme expurgée, la première traduction française semble avoir paru en 1527 selon un exemplaire de l'université de Glasgow., bien qu'une donnée contradictoire donne 1528 comme date de la première édition française en latin par Robert Etienne. Rare, comme toutes les éditions. Absent de la BNF et des catalogues français (exception d'une édition à Lyon de 1586), comme de nombreuses bibliothèques. Brunet donne 1499 comme la date de l'originale V, 1135. le Grégoire donne 1571 pour la première édition...? Reliure en plein cartonnage à papier brique XVIIIème ou début XIXème, encre du titre estompée et illisible. Polydore Vergil (1470-1555) est né et mort à Urbino, après avoir étudié à Bologne et Padoue, il devint le secrétaire du duc d'Urbino et le chambellan d'Alexandre VI. Ses deux premiers écrits le rendirent célèbres et obtinrent une grande popularité 'Proverbiorum libellus' et 'De inventoribus rerum', traduite en français par 'Les inventeurs des choses'. En 1501 le pape l'envoya en Angleterre, devenant l'intime de Henri VII, ce dernier lui commanda une histoire d'Angleterre par lequel Polydore devint le premier historien moderne, ne se contentant pas d'établir une simple chronique mais étudiant les événements, ainsi il influença tous les historiens futurs et même shakespeare dans sa vision de l'histoire. Il revint dans son pays natal lors des changements religieux en Angleterre. (Encyclopédie Catholique). Sous la forme d'articles, il est traité de toutes sortes d'inventions, du sel, de la poterie, de la peinture, du lin, de la musique... Le livre est aussi une histoire de la médecine et de la magie. Polydore Vergil a naturellement abondamment puisé dans les Anciens.

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        DEL TEVERE di M... Medico e Filosofo Libri Tre. Ne' quali si tratta della natura, & bontà delle acque, & specialmente del Tevere, & dell'acque antiche di Roma, del Nilo, del Pò, dell'Arno & d'altri fonti & fiumi del mondo. Dell'uso delle acque, & del bevere in fresco, con Nevi, con Ghiaccio & con Salnitro. Delle inondationi & de' rimedii che gli antichi Romani fecero & che hoggidi si posson fare in questa & in ogni altra Inondatione.

      [Aldo Manuzio], 1576. in - 4 antico, pp. (16), 309, 1 cb, belliss. leg. p. pelle primo '900 con nervi e tit. oro al d., tit. impresso in oro e belliss. cornici dorate ai piatti riquadrati. Tit. mss al taglio inf. Iniziali e fregi xilogr. Elegante carattere corsivo. Una delle opere più importanti del naturalista marchigiano (S. Elpidio 1524 - Roma 1600). Seconda ediz. sulla prima del 1558 e arricchita del terzo libro originale. Renouard p. 222 (n. 3). Paleari p. 53. Westbury p. 18. Gamba 1220. Vicaire col. 61. Splendido esempl. ad ampi margini. [264]

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        Discours sur les moyens de bien gouverner et maintenir en bonne paix un Royaume ou autre Principauté. Divisez en trois parties: à savoir, du Conseil, de la Religion & Police que doit tenir un Prince. Contre Nicolas Machiavel Florentin

      Jacob Stoer, 1576. THE FIRST "ANTI - MACHIAVEL" 8vo. (16), 639 (i.e. 637), (19) pp. With a woodcut device on the title and on the last leaf. 18th century calf, richly gilt spine with gilt lettering on red morocco label, red edges, marbled end - leaves, old entry of ownership on the title page, a few old marginal annotations, some very light damp - stains, a very fine copy.FIRST EDITION of the most significant French contribution to political theory before Bodin's République, dedicated to the Duke of Alençon, who joined the Huguenots in September 1575. If Gen - tillet is today a more or less forgotten man, if his main work lies in oblivion, superseded by the eighteenth century Anti - Machiavel of that arch Machiavellian, Frederick of Prussia, it is nonetheless true that Gentillet in his own time and into the next century was one of the most influential personalities in the anti - Machiavellian polemic. This is testified by the fact that his Discours was reprinted repeatedly until the middle of the seventeenth century (cf. S. Anglo, Machiavelli: The First Century Studies in Enthusiasm, Hostility, and Irrelevance, Oxford, 2005, pp. 271 - 324).&ldquo,A convincing re - assessment of the historical relevance of the book cannot be achieved without replacing it in the context of the political and religious situation in France at the time when it was written, and of the attitude, concerns, and aspirations of the church of Geneva, that authorized its printing and in all probability greatly contributed to its wide circulation.. To realize that the most specific and profound reason for his anti - Machiavellism is in direct relation to the distance that separates him from the monarchomachs, and precisely in his attempt to find a different justification &ndash, one not involving the rejection of the lex regia, the law establishing the absolute power of kings - for the rebellion against the court, overrun by foreigners and infected by Machiavellism&rdquo, (Innocent Gentillet, Discours contre Machiavel. A New Edition, A. D'Andrea P.D, Stewart, eds, Firenze, 1974, pp. XIII).Machiavelli had offered the ruler a set of &lsquo,maxims' by which to rule. He had arrived at these &lsquo,maxims' after years of political observation and had taken pains to present historical evidence to support his theories. His method had been to illustrate po - litical reality, to derive a standard of political conduct based on what was, rather than on what should be. Gentillet could not, therefore, refute facts and historical evidence with pious platitudes. He must try to counter the arguments of Machiavelli with more convincing facts. For this reason, he opened his preface with a general discussion on the means by which man comes to knowledge of things. Then looking at Machiavelli's theories he tries to prove that he was either ignorant of the things which he was discussing or that he had perversely twisted historical evidence to suit his wicked purpose. Gentillet never quite made up his mind which line to take. He presents Machiavelli both as lacking in judgment and as a clever falsifier. It was enough to say that his political experience had been limited to the affairs of a tiny Italian republic. How could one compare Florence with the great kingdom of France? Since Machiavelli had presented his theories in the form of &lsquo,maxims', Gentillet proposed to draw from the Discorsi and especially from Il Principe a group of &lsquo,maxims' which he would then set to refute. He found fifty such &lsquo,maxims'. Taking care to give his sources, Gentillet began his rebuttal, questioning the historical interpretations, challenging the assumptions of Machiavelli, and offering what he considered to be a crushing array of counter - evidence drawn from biblical sources, Roman and French history, the technique being that of a debate (cf. V. Kahn, Reading Machiavelli: Innocent Gentillet's Discours on Method, in: &ldquo,Political Theory&rdquo,, 22/4, 1994, pp. 539 - 560, and E.M. Beame, The Use and Abuse of Machiavelli: The Sixteenth Century French Adaption, in: &ldquo,Journal of the History of Ideas, 43/1, 1982, pp. 41 - 43).Gentillet may have been an idealist in comparison to his enemy Machiavelli, but he always demonstrated that his arguments on the working of government were based on long observation of the working of the law and the constitution. For him law was a professional reality. His conviction is admirable, and his intuition of the things to come, although sometimes imperfectly understood, intriguing.The Discours is therefore an important document revealing the hesitations and contradictions not only of its author but also of French society prior to the &lsquo,grand siècle' (cf. C.E. Rathé, Innocent Gentillet and the first &lsquo,Anti - Machiavel', in: &ldquo,Bibliothèque d'Humanisme et Renaissance, XXVII, Genève, 1965, pp. 188 - 225).The emblem which decorates the title page is significant. It is, in fact, a symbolic presentation of the main thesis of the work. It shoes a crown supported by three columns and the motto: &lsquo,Consilia, pietas, politia fermant coronam'. The work itself is divided into three sections of unequal length entitles Conseil, Religion and Police. The argument, presented by Gentillet is that sovereignty vested in the Crown, rests upon three supports: council, religion and what the calls &lsquo,police' (i.e. the working policy of the government).Innocent Gentillet was born at Vienne in the Dauphiné into a family that was early won over to the Reform. He seems to have been for some time after the year 1547 a page at the court of Henry II. He then spent some time in the military before taking up studies, first in theology and later in law. He became a respected and influential personality in the affairs of the Dauphiné. He was found among those refusing to take an oath required by the Edict of Pacification in March 1568. He escaped the Massacre of St. Bartholomew (1572) by emigration to Geneva. After the &lsquo,Paix de Monsieur' he became member of the Parlement of Grenoble and later president of the court established by the Duke of Die. He was made president of the Parlement of Gre - no - ble, but took again refuge in Geneva after the Edict of Reunion in 1585. He wrote a work with suggestions for practical reform in administration, Briève remonstrance à la noblesse de France (1576), a defence of the Huguenots, Apologie ou defence pour le chrestiens de France (1578) and a denunciation of the Council of Trent, Le Bureau du Concile de Trente (1586) (cf. H.J. Schäfer, Innocent Gentillet, sein Leben und besonders sein &lsquo,Anti - Machiavel', ein Beitrag zur Publizistik der Bartholomäusnacht, Diss., Bonn, 1929, passim).Two variants of the title page of the first edition are extant: ours is GLN 2587. The work was first attributed to the press of François Estienne, what soon was realized to be impossible, because he was then absent from Geneva. The attribution to Jacob Stoer (H. - J. Bremme, Buchdrucker und Buchhandler zur Zeit der Glaubenskampfe: Studien zur Genfer Druckgeschichte 1565 - 1580, Genève, 1969, p. 66), had been confirmed by examination of the latter's types.Adams, G - 439, Universal STC, no. 1419, Innocent Gentillet, Discours contre Machiavel. A New Edition, A. D'Andrea P.D, Stewart, eds, (Firenze, 1974), pp. XIX - XXII, H.U. Scupin U. Scheuner, ed., Althusius - Bibliographie. Bibliographie zur politischen Ideengeschichte des 16. bis 18. Jahrhunderts, (Berlin, 1973), I, no. 2953.

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        Breve et utile trattato e neccessario a ciascuno per conservarsi sano nel tempo della peste, & per liberare chi da quella fosse già tocco, & infettato sicuramente.

      1576. Pesaro, stampata [...] per Girolamo Concordia ad instantia di Giovanantonio, & Pietro di Franceschi librari, 1576, in - 8, bella leg. in carta decorata settecentesca con figure di cinghiali, pecore, scimmie, capre, tacchini (xilografate in oro, un poco ossidate), cc. [28]. Con marca editoriale incisa in legno sul front. Il nome dell'autore è su carta A3 verso. Solo 6 esemplari censiti fra ICCU e EDIT16.

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        Informatione del pestifero, et contagioso morbo il quale affligge et have afflitto questa città di Palermo et molte altre città, e terre di questo Regno di Sicilia, nell'anno 1575 et 1576. In Palermo, Appresso Giovan Mattheo Mayda, 1576

      Mayda G.M, 1576. in 4, pp. (6), 312, (38), 205, (14), leg. poster. m.perg. e ang. Illustr. da 3 tav. inc. in rame, una f.t. raffig. l'autore che offre il volume a Filippo d'Austria e 2 n.t. raffig. il lazzareto di Palermo; al titolo grande silografia da 4 legni raffig. rimedi contro la peste, ripetuta fra la seconda e la terza parte, impresa dello stampatore al colophon. Uno dei più celebri trattati sulla peste del Cinquecento, importante nella storia della medicina per la posizione di rifiuto da parte dell'Autore della teoria della peste ''manufatta''. Il fenomeno della peste viene analizzato con grande rigore scientifico da quattro angolazioni (corrispondenti ad altrettante parti dell'opera): che cosa sia la peste e la sua sintomatologia, le norme di igiene e di organizzazione sanitaria per i malati, la prevenzione per la popolazione della città non ancora contagiata, la prassi terapeutica per gli appestati. G. F. Ingrassia, dopo essersi laureato a Padova, dove era stato allievo di Falloppio e Vesalio, si stabilì a Napoli. Era protomedico in Sicilia - incarico che aveva ricevuto da Filippo II nel 1563 - durante il contagio di peste nel 1575; il suo contributo fu allora importante e il suo rifiuto di ipotesi fantasiose di peste manufatta segnò un passo avanti determinante nell'epidemiologia. Nel 1577 fu pubblicata una ''Parte quinta'' dallo stesso stampatore. Il capitolo 3. della quarta parte fu tradotto in latino ed inserito in una raccolta di scritti curata da J. Camerarius (Synopsis commenatriorum de peste, Norimberga 1583). Rarissima cinquecentina palermitana illustrata, di notevole interesse medico. Buon esempl., con rari aloni.

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        Vita Nuova di Dante Alighieri. Con XV. Canzoni del medesimo. E la vita di esso Dante scritta da Giouanni Boccaccio. In Firenze, nella stamperia di Bartolomeo Sermartelli, 1576

      Sermartelli, 1576. 2 parti in un volume in - 8 (mm 158x101), pp. (8), 116, (4), 80 , leg. coeva in pergamena, tracce di titolo lungo il dorso. Impresa tipografica ai titoli di entrambe le parti, testatine ed iniziali ornate; un'intera pagina è dedicata all'imprimatur, curiosamente in volgare ed impresso entro una bordura silografica. Testo in car. corsivo, eccetto la parte prosastica, in tondo. La Vita nova occupa le prime 70 pagine, mentre le Canzoni da 71 a 116. La seconda parte ha frontespizio separato "Origine, vita, studii, e costumi del chiarissimo Dante Allighieri, .. Fatta, e compilata dall'inclito M. Giouanni Boccaccio da Certaldo". Editio princeps. Come si desume dalla dedica dell'editore a Bartolmeo Panciatichi, il curatore del testo fu Niccolò Carducci. Comprende 42 capitoli in prosa e 31 liriche (venticinque sonetti, una ballata e cinque canzoni). Benché sia la prima opera di attribuzione certa di Dante, scritta tra il 1293 ed il 1295, si dovette attendere oltre un secolo, rispetto alla Commedia, perché venisse dato alle stampe per la prima volta, ed un altro secolo e mezzo per una ristampa (Firenze, 1723). Soltanto qualche composizione era stata pubblicata nel 1491 o nel 1527. Bell'esemplare marginoso, con rare fioriture, e leggera censura a penna di 4 versi a pag. 59. Benché ? ovviamente, data l'importanza del testo ? posseduta da varie biblioteche pubbliche, questa edizione è di estrema rarità sul mercato; un solo esemplare in asta negli ultimi 30 anni, mancava al Catalogo Dante e il suo tempo (Pregliasco 1965).

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        A Perambulation of Kent: Conteining the description, Hystorie, and Customes of that Shyre. Collected and written . . . in the yeare, 1570 . . . and nowe increased by the addition of some things which the Authour him selfe hath observed [etc.]. STC 15175.5

      Imprinted . . . for Ralphe Newberie . . . in Fleetestreet [etc.]. The rare first edition variant of the first English county history, "pioneer[ing] the writing of local history" in England, praised as based on wide and critical reading and "packed with learned information [and] eminently readable". Modern calf, the spine extra gilt, red edges, well preserved and with good margins, with the map, one copy in ESTC in North America; the Taussig copy. Imprinted . . . for Ralphe Newberie . . . in Fleetestreet [etc.], London, 1576.

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        Horn des heyls menschlicher blödigkeit. Oder Kreütterbuch darinn die Kreütter des Teutschen lands ausz dem Liecht der Natur nach rechter art der himmelischen einfliessungen beschiben. Durch Philomusum Anonymum...

      Strassburg, C. Müller, 1576. Folio (305 x 195mm). ff. (14, one blank), 188, (13), with 58 contemporary hand-coloured woodcuts. Contemporary limp vellum, frontcover with monogram G.W (tiny old repair to foot of spine). First edition. The colouring of this copy is particularly fine using gouache and watercolours. Hunt categorizes this work as 'an example of that astrological medical thinking which practical scientists had battled against for hundreds of years'. Carrichter arranges plants according to the zodiacal classification. 'Much stress is laid on the hour at which herbs ought to be gathered, particular attention being paid ascribed to the state of the moon at the time' (Arber p. 258). It resembles in its approach Thurneisser zum Thurn's herbal, which it preceded by two years. Bartholomäus Carrichter (1507-157) was a physician to Maximilian II and Ferdinand I. The present work was published under his pseudonym Philomusus. Title-page with small old paper repair at the upper margin, a few contemporary annotations and some occasional light browning.//Hunt 123; Nissen BBI, 332.

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        Ars Medendi Humanos, particularesque; morbos à capite, vsque; ad pedes. Quae ob faciliorem doctrinam in Tres dividitur Sectiones: quarum Prima continet morbos membri animati. Secunda morbos membrorum Spiritalium. Tertia morbos membrorum nutritioni, et generationi Servientium.

      apud Io. Rossium, 1576. In 4°, pp. (24) 572. Titolo contenuto in elaborata cornice xilografica (rifilata in testa). Leg. pergamena rigida del XVIII secolo, sul dorso titoli calligrafati in epoca moderna. Sporadiche fioriture e qualche macchia. Dedicatoria al cardinale Filippo Boncompagni. Domenico Leoni, medico, filosofo e astronomo era originario di Giucano, in Lunigiana. Fu professore di medicina a Bologna. Nella sua Ars Medendi, descrive i sintomi delle varie malattie, a partire da quelle del capo, e propone le cure più adatte e le ricette dei preparati. Tra i vari argomenti, Leoni si occupa dei succubi, degli incubi e delle facoltà negromantiche di Merlino (Merlinus Britannicus Necromantiae artis maximus professor). Prima edizione della prima parte del trattato, una nota nell'ultima pagina annuncia la pubblicazione delle altre due parti, che però vedranno la luce solamente nel 1583. Provenienza: Caietanus de Cesare medicus anno 1709 (nome manoscritto inserito in un particolare del frontespizio), autore anche di alcune annotazioni nei margini; Ernesto Perna (ex - libris). Cfr. Wellcome I, 3746; Durling 2784.

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        Summa Sacrae Theologiae Sancti Thomae Aquinatis. Prima Secundae, Secunda Secundae et Tertia Pars. Thomae de Vio Caietani illustrata.

      1576. Amberes: Antverpiae, apud Viduam & Haeredes Ioannis Steelsij, 1576. Tres volúmenes [de cuatro, faltando el primero] en gran folio; 27 hs., 388 pp., 299 pp. + 26 hs., 694 pp. + 22 hs., 416 pp., 288 pp. Encuadernación uniforme en piel sobre tabla, de la época.

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        La lapidazione di Santo Stefano

      1576. Bulino, 1576, firmato e datato in lastra in basso a sinistra. Da un soggetto di Marcello Venusti. Esemplare nel secondo stato di due con l'indirizzo dell'editore Gaspare Alberti. Bellissima prova, ricca di toni, impressa su carta vergata coeva priva di filigrana, rifilata al rame o con sottili margini, tracce di pieghe di carta visibili al verso, piccolo restauro all'angolo inferiore sinistro per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. L'opera traduce in rame un dipinto di Marcello Venusti. Il suo disegno preparatorio per la stampa del Cort è conservato al National Museum di Stoccolma. La scena rappresenta il momento della lapidazione (36 o 37 d. C.), fuori di Gerusalemme, a cui Stefano, primo martire della Chiesa, fu condannato dai Giudei sotto l'accusa di aver bestemmiato Dio, la religione e il Tempio. Il luogo del martirio è tradizionalmente collocato poco fuori della Porta di Damasco, che si osserva nell'incisione. La composizione è divisa su due piani. In basso, mostra Stefano, in ginocchio, le braccia aperte e lo sguardo rivolto al cielo, accerchiato da una folla numerosa intenta a scagliare o a raccogliere i sassi. Colpisce, sulla sinistra, la presenza di un bambino che tiene in grembo i sassi che l'uomo accanto a lui raccoglie dal terreno, accentuando l'aspetto raccapricciante dell'episodio. In alto nel cielo, portati dagli angeli su una nuvola, assistono al martirio Gesù e Dio padre, nell'immagine antropomorfa con l'aureola triangolare, simbolo della Trinità cristiana, e le mani appoggiate sul globo sormontato dalla croce, simbolo di Cristo Salvator Mundi. L'iscrizione in basso ricorda, infatti, che il martire, poco prima di morire, vide in cielo la gloria di Dio padre e Gesù alla sua destra, e pronunciò le ultime parole: Domine Iesu suscipe spiritum meum (Signore Gesù accogli il mio spirito). Engraving, 1576, signed and dated at lower left. After Marcello Venusti. Example of the second state of two with the address of Gaspare Alberti. A fine impression, printed on contemporary laid paper, trimmed to the platemark or with thin margins, a small repaired area at lower left corner, otherwise in perfect conditions. The work comes after a painting by Marcello Venusti. His preparatory drawing for the print by Cort is preserved at the National Museum in Stockholm. The scene represents the time of the stoning (36 or 37 d. C. ), outside Jerusalem, to which Stephen, the first martyr of the Church, was condemned by the Jews under the accusation of having blasphemed God. The place of martyrdom is traditionally placed just outside the Damascus Gate, which is observed in the engraving. The composition is divided on two floors. At the bottom, shows Stephen, on his knees, arms outstretched and looking towards the sky, surrounded by a large crowd intent on throwing or collect stones. It is striking, on the left , the presence of a child in her lap the stones that the man next to him picks up from the ground, accentuating the look creepy episode. High in the sky, carried by the angels on a cloud, attending the martyrdom Jesus and God the Father, anthropomorphic image with a halo triangular symbol of the Christian Trinity, and his hands resting on the globe surmounted by a cross, the symbol of Christ Salvator Mundi. The inscription at the bottom reminiscent, in fact, that the martyr, shortly before his death, he saw heaven in the glory of God the Father and Jesus at his right hand, and uttered his last words: Domine Jesu Suscipe spiritum meum (Lord Jesus, receive my spirit ). The New Hollstein, II, p. 28, 79 II/II; Bartsch 52. 428 570

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        EXAMEN, das ist / Erörterung De Trientischen Cocilij... in Latein beschrieben / und in vier Theil verfasst / darin eine starke vollkommene Widerlegung der fürnemmen Häuptpunkten der gantzen Papistischen Lehre / beyde auss dem Grundt der H. Schrift / und dem Consens und Einhelligkeit der rechtlehrenden Vätter / zusammen getragen und in ein Buch verfasst ist. Sehr nütz / dienlich und nothwendiglich zum Erkenntnuss der Christlichen Warheit / und auch der Antichristischen Fälscherey. Auss dem Latein auffs trewlichste verteutschet / durch GEORGIUM NIGRINUM, Pfarrherrn zu Giessen

      Georg Rab, 1576. Folio. Four parts in one volume. (I:) (12, including one blank), 172, (6) leaves, (II:) (6), 220, (8) leaves, (III:) (8), 176, (8) leaves, (IV:) (12), 130, (8) leaves. Text printed in two columns. Title printed in red and black with a woodcut vignette by Jost Ammann (repeated twice) and with the printer's device on the title - page of Part II. Contemporary blind stamped calf, back with five raised bands, back panel with three small repairs (at the place of the clasps and part of the joint), clasps missing, old entries of ownership on the front fly - leaf, a few contemporary marginal annotations and underlining, otherwise a superb and genuine copy.RARE FIRST GERMAN EDITION. This evaluation and rebuttal of the decrees of the Council of Trent was originally published in Latin in four volumes between 1566 and 1573. The work had ten more editions until the end of the century, and numerous reprints later, the last, dating from 1861 (Berlin). The work had greater impact, greater readership, and brought Chemnitz greater fame than anything else he produced in his life.&ldquo,The preparation of the Examen absorbed Chemnitz' leisure for the next nine years. By the end of March 1565 he had worked out the first part sufficiently to send it to a colleague in Frankfurt/M., Martin Ritter, with the request to find a publisher. On Christmas Eve of that year Chemnitz was still reading proof and finding &lsquo,manifold and most horrible errors'. The following spring the first part came out, dedicated to Duke Albert Frederick [of Prussia], the youthful son of Duke Albert the Elder. The second part followed in the same year, dedicated to Margrave John of Brandenburg - Cüstrin, after Chemnitz's friend, Duke Julius of Brunswick - Wolfenbüttel, has refused the honor because of the military commitment of his father. The reigning Duke Henry, to the Roman Catholic party. In 1573 both the third part, dedicated to Elector John George of Brandenburg and the fourth and final part, dedicated to Duke Henry Julius of Brandenburg - Wolfenbüttel, the son of Duke Julius, who now reigned as a Lutheran in his deceased father's domains, came out. Part One is prefaced with a Narratio de Synodo Nicena versibus exposita&hellip, composed by Matthias Berg, headmaster of St. Catharine's School in Brunswick. The first part discusses the teachings about traditions, original sin, concupiscence, the word &lsquo,sin', the conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the works of unbelievers, free will, justification by faith, and good works. The second part discusses the sacraments in general, Baptism, confirmation, the sacrament of the Eucharist, Communion under both appearances, the mass, penance, contrition, confession, satisfaction, extreme unction, the sacrament of orders and matrimony. The third part covers issues of virginity, priestly celibacy, purgatory, and the invocation of the saints. The fourth part continues the third, with sections on the relics of the saints, images, indulgences, fasting, the distinction of foods, and the feasts of the calendar&rdquo, (A.C. Piepkorn, Martin Chemnitz Views on Trent: The Genesis and the Genius of the &lsquo,Examen Concilii Tridentini', in: &ldquo,Concordia Theological Monthly&rdquo,, XXXVII/1, 1966, p.19)&ldquo,Two years after the Council of Trent between 1565 and 1573 Chemnitz began to release an examination of its decrees, an examination which Arthur Olsen [cf. Martin Chemnitz and the Council of Trent, in: &ldquo,Dialog&rdquo,, 2, 1963, pp. 60 - 67] has dubbed, &lsquo,the most thorough and influential Protestant response ever made to Trent'. Preus [op. cit. below] lauds it &lsquo,one of the greatest theological masterpieces ever produced in Lutheranism'. One cannot deny its significance for its day. It saw twenty - five editions and underwent translation into German by Georg Nigrinus in 1576, English in 1582 and French. And while Calvin may have been the first to respond, it was Chemnitz's work that consumed Catholic apologists for decades&rdquo, (J.R.A. Merrick, &lsquo,Sola scriptura' and the &lsquo,regula fidei': the Reformation scripture principle and early oral tradition in Martin Chemnitz's &lsquo,Examination of the Council of Trent', in: &ldquo,Scottish Journal of Theology&rdquo,, 63/3, 2010, pp. 264).The translator, Georg Nigrinus (Schwartz, 1530 - 1602), Lutheran theologian,was born in Battenberg (Hassia), studied at Kassel and Marburg, became a school rector and pastor in Gießen and later amoderator (Superintendent) in Alsfeld. He excelled as prolific translator (e.g. of Innocent Gentillet's Anti - Macchiavell, 1580) and was polemically active on the side of Fischart against Johannes Nas and wrote also several anti - Calvinistic tracts (cf. A.F.C. Vilmar, Georg Nigrinus, in: &ldquo,Zeitschrift des Vereins für Hessische Geschichte und Landeskunde, 3, (1843) pp. 814 - 817 and H. de Boor R. Newald, Geschichte der deutschen Literatur, Berlin, 1967, V, p. 120).If Martin Luther is considered the greatest theologian of the Lutheran Church, then Martin Chemnitz is without a doubt our second greatest Lutheran Father. Chemnitz is certainly deserving of the title &ldquo,the Second Martin&rdquo,, and was the primary bulwark of orthodox Lutheran theology in the latter part of the sixteenth century. Born in Treuenbrietzen in Brandenburg to Paul and Euphemia Chemnitz, was the last of three children. His father was a successful merchant, who died when Martin was eleven: thereafter, the family suffered from financial difficulties. When he was old enough, Martin matriculated in Magdeburg. Upon completion of the course work, he became a weaver's apprentice. He helped his family with its clothing business for the next few years. When he was 20, he resumed his education at the University of Frankfurt (Oder). He remained in school until his finances were exhausted, he then took a teaching job in the town of Wriezen, supplementing his income by collecting the local sales tax on fish. His time at Frankfurt gave him the basic tools to continue his education on his own, researching areas in which he was interested and applying his naturally inquisitive mind to problems that others had worried over in the past. In 1545 Chemnitz accompanied his cousin Georg Sabinus to school in Wittenberg. Because Chemnitz lacked sufficient academic preparation, Melanchthon recommended that he studied the scientific branches of the liberal arts (which made him a life - long expert in astrology). Because of Luther's death and political events, Chemnitz transferred to the University of Königsberg. He there graduated in the first class with a Master of Arts degree (1548). However, a plague soon infested the town, so he left quickly for Saalfeld. When he judged it safe, Chemnitz returned to Königsberg in 1550, where he was employed by Albert, Duke of Prussia, as the court librarian. In return for caring for the library and teaching a few courses as a tutor, he had unrestricted access to what was then considered one of the finest libraries in Europe. Chemnitz moved back to Wittenberg in 1553 as a guest of Melanchthon. In January 1554 he joined the Wittenberg University faculty. He lectured on Melanchthon's Loci Communes, from which lectures he compiled his own Loci Theologici, a system of theology. He was ordained to the ministry on November 25, 1554 by Johannes Bugenhagen, and became co - adjutor of Joachim Mörlin, who was ecclesiastical superintendent for the duchy of Brunswick - Wolfenbüttel. When Mörlin resigned in 1567, Chemnitz became his successor, he held the post for the rest of his life. Through his leadership, Brunswick - Wolfenbüttel was brought firmly into Lutheranism. There he helped his prince, Duke Julius of Brunswick - Wolfenbüttel, establish the University of Helmstedt (1575&ndash,76). With Jakob Andreae, David Chytraeus, Nicholas Selnecker, Andrew Musculus and others, Chemnitz took part in a centrist movement that brought agreement among German Lutherans in the writing and publication of the Formula of Concord (1577), of which Chemnitz is one of the primary authors. He was instrumental in the publication of the definitive Book of Concord in 1580, the doctrinal standard of the Lutheran Church. The learning of Chemnitz was something colossal, but it had no tinge of pedantry. His judgment was of the highest order. His modesty and simplicity, his clearness of thought, and his luminous style, his firmness in principle, and his gentleness in tone, the richness of his learning and the vigor of his thinking, have revealed themselves in such measure in his Loci, his Books on the Two Natures of our Lord, and On the True Presence, in his Examen of the Council of Trent, his Defence of the Formula of Concord, and his Harmony of the Gospels, as to render each a classic in its kind, and to mark their author as the greatest theologian of his time (cf. J.A. Preus, The Second Martin: The Life and Theology of Martin Chemnitz, St. Louis, MO, 1994, passim, T. Kaufmann, Martin Chemnitz, 1522 - 1586, in: &ldquo,Melanchthon in seinen Schülern&rdquo,, H. Scheible, ed., Wiesbaden, 1997, pp. 183 - 253).VD 16, C - 2175, Index Aureliensis 136.222, R. Mumm, Die Polemik des Martin Chemnitz gegen das Konzil von Trient, (Naumburg a.S., 1905), p. 91, K. Schottenloher, Bibliographie zur deutschen Geschichte im Zeitalter der Glaubensspaltung, 1517 - 1585, (Stuttgart 1956 - 1966), no. 43218e.

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        Marcelli Palingenii Stellati poeta doctissimi Zodiacus vita: hoc est, de hominis vita, studio, ac moribus...

      Apud Ioannem Tronesium 1576 Pelle coeva con fregi in oro al dorso e ai piatti. Dorso e punte restaurate. 366, (78) pp. Manzolli attacco i dissoluti costumi del suo tempo in un ampio discorso filosofico sulla natura e sul comportamento umano. La sua analisi si estendeva al clero e al papato che egli esecrava per la loro ipocrisia. Opinioni così dure non potevano passare sotto silenzio e lo Zodiacus vitae fu ben presto messo all'indice e molte copie delle prime edizioni furono rapidamente distrutte dall'Inquisizione. Il suo autore venne accusato dopo la morte di praticare la magia; il suo corpo venne riesumato e bruciato pubblicamente per ordine dell'Inquisizione. Caillet 7096; Bibliotheca Magica n. 814 (ed. posteriore).

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        Discours sur les moyens de bien gouverner et maintenir en bonne paix un Royaume ou autre Principaut?.

      8vo., woodcut title vignette, (16) 639 (i.e. 637) (19)pp., including the final leaf with printer's device on recto, blank verso, very small worm track piercing all leaves from p.431 but affecting generally no more than a couple of letters on most of these leaves, contemporary calf gilt with raised bands and later label, corners and joints worn and joints shaken. A good, crisp, copy with the early 20th century bookplate of Dr. von Raven* on front pastedown. A refutation of Machiavelli, in which the French lawyer and theologian Innocent Gentillet (1535-1588) condemns the ideas of Machiavelli whom he accuses of wanting to introduce impiety and immorality into government. And he accuses the Italians surrounding Catherine de Medicis of propagating Machiavelli's views. The Discours, which appeared first in Latin (in 1571), then in French, and much later (in 1602) in English, became a widely read text through to the mid-17th century. Gentillet agrees that the source of wealth in a State derives from a large population. Infighting and bad laws are detrimental to population growth and luxury is contrary to national welfare. Gentillet's Discours, known popularly as his Anti-Machiavelli, is notable as the first significant rebuttal of Machiavelli's political philosophy. * Probably Dr. Werner von Raven (born 1873), the son of a Prussian army officer, who studied medicine at the Kaiser Wilhelm Academy between 1896-98, qualifying as a doctor in 1902. He later served as a government doctor in Togo and on Duke Adolf Friedrich's expedition of 1908.

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        Antidotarium generale. Nunc primum laboriose congestum, methodice digestum. Mit einigen Textholzschnitten und 2 Holzschnitt-Druckermarken.

      E. Piscopius und N. Episcopius Erben, . -, Basel 1576 - 8 Bll. (d. l. w.), 197 S., 5 Bll. - Angeb.: Ders., Antidotarium speciale. Ex opt(imorum) authorum, tam veterum quam recentiorum scriptis fideliter congestum, methodiceq(ue digestum. 2 Tle. Mit 3 Holzschnitt-Druckermarken (2 wdh.). Ebd. 1577. 12 Bll., 314 S., 1 w. Bl.; 3 Bll., S. 315-898, 29 Bll. - Dunkelbrauner Maroquinband d. Zt. mit floraler Deckel- und RVerg. sowie GGoldschnitt. 4to. - Seltene erste Ausgabe des Antidotarium generale, ein von Schelenz genannter Druck von 1553 existiert nicht. "Ein wahres Apothekerhandbuch . das eine Sammlung von Vorschriften der damals gangbaren Composita bringt und die Arbeiten der Rezeptur und des Laboratoriums vortrefflich erläutert und illustriert. Die Kapitel de instrumentis. zeigen uns Wurzelschneiden u. dgl. wie sie noch heut in den Stoßkammern zu finden sind. Dieselben pilae, mortaria, pistilla u.s.w. dienen, wie die Destilliergeräte, wenn auch etwas eleganter gestaltet, noch jetzt in unsern Arbeitsräumen. Ein langes Kapitel de unguentis. zeigt die Apotheke auch als Quelle für den kosmetischen Bedarf" (Schelenz S. 411). - Angefügt ist die zweite Ausgabe des Antidotarium speciale (zuerst 1574), eine reichhaltige Rezeptsammlung, später mit dem Antidotarium generale zu einem Werk vereinigt. - Leicht gebräunt, vereinz. gering wasser- oder braunfleckig (letzte Bll. etw. deutlicher). Insges. gut erhaltenene Exemplare in einem dekorativen Einband der Zeit.VD 16, W 1350 & 1354. - Adams W 31 (nur I). - Durling 4702 & 4705. - Ferguson II, 533 (nur I). - Wellcome I, 6701 & 6700. - Vgl. Neu 4286-88 und Duveen 612 (nur spät. Ausg.). 2 works in 1 volume. I: First edition, with interesting woodcuts of stills and other apparatuses. II: Second edition. - Contemp. morocco with floral gilt tooling and gilt edges. - Slight browning, here and there minor water- or brownstaining (last leaves somewhat stronger). In general well-preserved copies in a decorative contemp. Binding. 1800 g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Institutionum sive primorum totius jurisprudentiae elementorum libri quatuor [...]. Commentariis accursii, scholiis, intellectibus singularibus [...].

      Turin, Nicolo Bevilacqua Erben, 1576. Gr.-Fol. (41,5 x 27,5 cm). Titel in Rot u. Schwarz m. großer Holzschn.-Vignette. Mit zahlr. Holzschn.-Initialen im Text. Durchg. in Rot u. Schwarz gedruckt. 6 Bll., 556 Sp., 9 Bll., Mod. Pgmt. Schöner zweispaltiger Druck, durchgehend in Rot u. Schwarz. - Seltene Turiner Ausgabe von Justinianus‘ „Institutiones“ bzw. „Corpus juris civilis“, dieses elementaren Lehrbuches des Zivilrechts und gleichzeitig eines der berühmtesten Rechtsbücher aller Zeiten. Justinianus (römischer Kaiser von 527-569 n. Chr.) ließ diese Zusammenfassung der Rechtsüberlieferung der Römer zwischen 528 und 534 n. Chr. von zahlreichen Rechtsgelehrten erarbeiten. In den Jahren 533/534 wurde das Werk in drei Teilen („Institutiones“, „Digesta“ bzw. „Pandectae“ u. „Codex Justinianus“) verkündet und später (534-565) durch einen vierten Teil („Novellae“) zum Codex, schrittweise erweitert. Die Bezeichnung „Corpus juris civilis“ ist erst seit dem Mittelalter in Gebrauch. Das Werk sicherte dem röm. Recht im Osten des Reiches den jahrhundertelangen Bestand. Im Westen bildete es die Grundlage einer Renaissance des röm. Rechts seit dem 11. Jahrhundert. Seine grundlegende Bedeutung reichte bis in das 19. Jahrhundert hinein. Mittelbar und unmittelbar ist es das Fundament aller abendländischen Rechtskodifikation. - „Keine Reichsautorität hat auf Form und Inhalt der Gesetzbücher aller Nationen größeren Einfluß gehabt als das Römische Recht [...]. Wenn man heute von Römischem Recht spricht, so ist Justinian gemeint“ (Carter/Muir, Bücher die die Welt verändern, S. 53f.). - Deckeln leicht geworfen. Etw. gebräunt u. fleckig sowie vereinzelt etw. wasserrandig. Einige Bll. (bes. am Ende des Registers) mit hinterl. Randläsuren. - Diese Ausgabe nicht bei Adams u. im BM STC, German Books. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Corpus juris civilis, Justinianus, Institutionum, Institutiones, Recht, Juridica

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        Plantarum seu stirpium historia. Cui annexum est adversariorum volumen. 2 Bde. In 1. Mit 2 Titel-Holzschnittbordüren, 1 Holzschnitt-Druckermarke, 1 ganzseit. Holzschnitt sowie ca. 1700 Pflanzenholzschnitten.

      Plantin . -, Antwerpen 1576 - Restaur. Ldr. d. Zt. mit RVerg., goldgepr. Deckelfileten mit Eckornamenten und ornam. rautenförmig. Mittelstück. Folio. 671 S.; Titel, 1 Bl., 6 Bll. (Index, Druckprivileg), 471 S. (ohne S. 43/44, 65/66, 607/608 und 637/638), 15 S., 24 S., 8 Bll. (davon 3 mit zusätzl. Holzschnitten), 1 Bl. (leer). - Erste Ausgabe von Lobels Stirpium historia zugleich zweite erweiterte Ausgabe der Nova stirpium zusammen mit P. Pena. Ausgabe in der von Voet erschienenen Variante B. Mit den schönen großformatigen Pflanzenholzschnitten von A. von Leest und van Kampen, sowie aus den zuvor bei Plantin erschienenen Werken von Dodonaeus und Clusius. Penas Nova stirpium erschien zuerst 1570-71 in London, "Purfoot published the first part of the book in London 1570-71 as Stirpium Adversaria Nova. Plantin bought sets of these sheets with their inserted illustrations, gave them a new title page, added 36 leaves of new material at the end, and published the whole as Nova Stirpium Adversaria in Anvers in 1576 . The slip pasted down on page 252 is the first published illustration of Nicotiana Tabacum, it had appeared for the first time in Purfoot's edition of 1570-71" (Hunt). - "The chief importance of this herbal lies in the system of classification which is better than that used by any contemporary botanist." (Henrey I, 28). - 5 Holzschnitt, darunter auch die Tabakpflanze, tektiert. - Der ganzseitige Holzschnitt von A. van Londerseel mit dem Wappen von Lobel mit dem Motto "Candore et Spe". - Vord. fester Vorsatz mit hs. Schenkungsvermerk für Wolfgang Wilhelm Pfalzgraf von Pfalz-Neuburg, Herzog zu Jülich, Kleve und Berg (1578-1653). - Tlw. fleckig, 2 Bll. mit Brandspuren mit 2 kl. Fehlstellen im unteren weißen Rand, erste Lage gelockert und 2 Bll. lose. In Teil II S. 41/42 verbunden. Von den 3 Errata-Streifen sind 2 vorhanden (S. 11 und 33). Ohne hint. flieg. Vorsatzblatt. Einband (insbes. Rücken) restauriert sowie etw. fleckig und bestoßen.Nissen 1218. - Stafleu/Cowan. 4907. - Hunt 126-127. - Henrey 289 und I, 26ff. - Arents 13. - Voet 1578. - Wellcome I, 3828. 3000 g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Magni Hippocratis Coaca Praesagia, opus plane divinum, et verae Medicinae tamquam Thesaurus, cum interpretatione et commentariis Iacobi Hollerij Stempani...

      apud Gulielmum Rovillium 1576 Folio (cm. 33), 16 cc.nn., 1130 pp., 37 cc.nn. (compresa ultima bianca). Grande marca tipografica al frontis. Fregi e capilettera n.t. Testo in greco, traduzione e commento in latino. Bella legatura â??700 in piena pelle con nervi, ricchi fregi e titolo oro su tassello al ds. Tagli rossi. Carte di guardia marmorizzate. Lievi abrasioni ai piatti e tracce dâ??usura. Piccola mancanza ad una cerniera. Annotazioni di antica mano al frontis. e su alcune parti del volume. Qualche alone soprattutto in fine e un forellino sulle ultime sette carte. Nel complesso, esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Durling, 1576.

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        Horn des heyls menschlicher blödigkeit. Oder Kreütterbuch darinn die Kreütter des Teutschen lands ausz dem Liecht der Natur nach rechter art der himmelischen einfliessungen beschiben. Durch Philomusum Anonymum.

      - Strassburg, C. Müller, 1576. Folio (305 x 195mm). ff. (14, one blank), 188, (13), with 58 contemporary hand-coloured woodcuts. Contemporary limp vellum, frontcover with monogram G.W (tiny old repair to foot of spine). First edition. The colouring of this copy is particularly fine using gouache and watercolours. Hunt categorizes this work as 'an example of that astrological medical thinking which practical scientists had battled against for hundreds of years'. Carrichter arranges plants according to the zodiacal classification. 'Much stress is laid on the hour at which herbs ought to be gathered, particular attention being paid ascribed to the state of the moon at the time' (Arber p. 258). It resembles in its approach Thurneisser zum Thurn's herbal, which it preceded by two years. Bartholomäus Carrichter (1507-157) was a physician to Maximilian II and Ferdinand I. The present work was published under his pseudonym Philomusus. Title-page with small old paper repair at the upper margin, a few contemporary annotations and some occasional light browning.Hunt 123; Nissen BBI, 332. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Plantarum Brasiliensium nova henera et species nova, vel minus cognitae.Florence, Aloisii Pezzati, 1825. Part 1 (= all published). Folio. With 97 full-page numbered lithographed plates (84 plates and 13 bis plates) showing numerous species of Brazilian ferns. Some plates are signed by Luisa Ridolfi, Santina and Carolina Guerrazzi, Piero, Guilia, Luigi and Anna Guiccardini, Domecico Vantini, Orazio Ambra and Anna Bojti. 20th-century red cloth, front cover blind-stamped, uncut.

      Borba de Moraes I, p. 697; Nissen, BBI 1576; Sabin 67407; Stafleu & Cowan 8497. First and only edition of a work on Brazilian plants, describing over 156 new species of ferns and a few cryptogams. Giuseppe Raddi, the Italian botanist, came in Brazil in 1817 at the expense of the Grand-Duke of Tuscany, Ferdinand III, together with other great naturalists J.B von Spi, C.F.P. van Martius and J.B.L. Pohl in an Austrian expedition. The genus Raddia Bertol. based on his Brazilian collections of Poaceae, was named in honour of the Tuscan naturalist. Raddi (1770-1829) is best known for his scientific contributions as a cryptogamist. The present work was intended to contain several volumes, but this is the only part published.With two library stamps on the title-page, a small restoration in the margins of the title-page and some occasional foxing. Binding bumped and slightly rubbed. Good copy of this work on Brazilian ferns.

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        LE NAVIGATIONI ET VIAGGI NELLA TURCHIA

      Willem Silvius, Antwerp 1576 - 201 x 144 mm. (8 x 5 3/4"). [8] p.l., 328 (i.e. 408), [30] pp. (lacking final blank).Translated by François Flory. First Edition in Italian. Quite appealing late 19th century honey brown crushed morocco, covers with gilt fillet border and delicately tooled cornerpieces, spine richly gilt in compartments tooled in the style of Bozerian, with floral tools emanating from a central circlet on a densely stippled ground, gilt titling, turn-ins ruled in gilt with floral corner tooling, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Engraved printer's device on title and 60 FULL-PAGE COSTUME WOODCUTS by Assuerus van Londerseel after Nicolay. Front pastedown with bookplate of James Cowan, front free endpaper with bookplate of Allan Heywood Bright (see below). Colas II, 2203; Hiler, pp. 656-57; Blackmer 1196 (1580 ed.); Adams N-251. Pressed and perhaps lightly washed (but with plenty of strength to the paper and the illustrations), approximately forty percent of the gatherings with small, inoffensive stain at lower outer corner, one leaf with candle wax spot, final leaf slightly soiled, otherwise a fine copy with only the most trivial imperfections, the text consistently fresh and clean, and the attractive retrospective binding very bright and entirely unworn. This is a really excellent copy of a work that Colas says represents the finest and most influential introduction to Turkish costume, not to mention the first study of its kind to appear in western Europe. Originally published in Lyon in 1567, this first edition in Italian reprises the original copper plate engravings of Louis Danet in slightly reduced woodcuts by Londerseel. The Royal Geographer to Henri II, Nicolas de Nicolay, Seigneur d'Arfeville & de Belair (1517-83), was ordered by his king to join a number of other scholars on an embassy to Istanbul and to complete a thorough survey of the trip and places visited. The resulting report includes detailed descriptions and intricate engravings of some of the earliest portrayals to reach the West of the inhabitants of Algiers, Tripoli, the Barbary Coast, Turkey, Greece, Persia, and Armenia. Nicolay depicts the clothing of numerous occupations (soldiers, merchants, lawyers) and social strata (slaves, ladies, paupers) along with descriptions of cuisine, manners, city life, and bathing customs. Previous owner Allan Heywood Bright (1862-1941) was a businessman and Liberal MP for Oswestry. Building on his family's long history of collecting, Bright specialized in esoteric and particularly rare books. His library sold for nearly £5 million at Christie's in 2014. While this book is not extraordinarily rare, it seldom appears in the kind of desirable condition seen here. This is a really excellent copy of a work that Colas says represents the finest and most influential introduction to Turkish costume, not to mention the first study of its kind to appear in western Europe. Originally published in Lyon in 1567, this first edition in Italian reprises the original copper plate engravings of Louis Danet in slightly reduced woodcuts by Londerseel. The Royal Geographer to Henri II, Nicolas de Nicolay, Seigneur d'Arfeville & de Belair (1517-83), was ordered by his king to join a number of other scholars on an embassy to Istanbul and to complete a thorough survey of the trip and places visited. The resulting report includes detailed descriptions and intricate engravings of some of the earliest portrayals to reach the West of the inhabitants of Algiers, Tripoli, the Barbary Coast, Turkey, Greece, Persia, and Armenia. Nicolay depicts the clothing of numerous occupations (soldiers, merchants, lawyers) and social strata (slaves, ladies, paupers) along with descriptions of cuisine, manners, city life, and bathing customs. Previous owner Allan Heywood Bright (1862-1941) was a businessman and Liberal MP for Oswestry. Building on his family's long history of collecting, Bright specialized in esoteric and particularly rare books. His library sold for nearly £5 milli

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        Neue künstliche Figuren biblischer Historien. Grüntlich von Tobia Stimmer gerissen. (Tobias Stimmer-Bibel). ERSTAUSGABE 1576! SEHR SELTEN! Und zu Gotsförchtiger ergetzung andächtiger Hertzen mit artigen Reimen begriffen durch J.F.G.M.

      Basel: Thomas Guarin, 1576 - 5 Bl., 168 Seiten Nahezu vollständige Erstausgabe der sehr seltenen Tobias Stimmer-Bibel "Neue künstliche Figuren biblischer Historien" in einem altersgemäß GUTEN Zustand. Schlichter, privater Pappeinband jüngeren Datums (ca. 19. Jahrhundert), berieben und bestoßen. Bindung fest. Seiten nachgedunkelt, stellenweise wasserfleckig, Text und Illustrationen in einem altersgemäß sehr guten Erhaltungszustand. Es fehlen die beiden Tafeln Genes. IX und Genes. XI, diese sind durch qualitativ hochwertige Fotografien substituiert. Leichter Papierverlust an unterer Ecke von Tafel I. Reg. XV/VII, Abbildung hiervon nicht betroffen. atx Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 530 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Los seis libros primeros dela geometria de Euclides. Traduzidos en lengua española por Rodrigo Çamorano astrologo y mathematico, y cathedratico de cosmographia por su Magestad en la casa de la Contratacion de Seuilla. Dirigidos al jllustre señor Luciano de Negron, canonigo dela sancta yglesia de Seuilla.

      

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        De Republica Helvetiorum libri duo [...]. Describitur vero in his libris non tantum communis totius Helvetiae politia, et singulorum pagorum respub. verumtiam foederum omnium origo et conditiones exponuntur, et res gestae à temporibus Rodolphi Imp. usque ad Carolum V. Imp. breviter narrantur [...].

      Zürich, Christoph Froschauer, 1576. 8°. Mit Holzschn.-Druckermarke. 8 nn., 205 num., 7 nn. (das letzte weiß) Bll., Blindgepr. Pgmt. d. Zt. Erstausgabe. - „Ein Lehrbuch oder Abriß des eidgenössischen Staatsrechts, der staatlichen, politischen und gesellschaftlichen Verhältnisse“ (Feller/B. 197). Simler (1530-1576) stützt sich dabei besonders auf Stumpf und Tschudy. - Einband etw. berieben u. beschabt. Etw. fleckig u. tlw. wasserrandig. - VD16, S 6510; Vischer C 909; Adams S 1165; Wäber 20; Leemann/van Elck, Froschauer 149; Haller IV, 409. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Simler (Simmler), De Republica Helvetiorum, Schweiz, Helvetica

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        Le passetemps de la fortune des dez ingenieusement co[m]pilé par maître Laurens l'Esprit pour réponses de vingt questions par plusieurs coustumièrement faites, & desirées sçavoir. Les vingt questions sont spécifiées en la roüe de fortune, au fueillet séquent

      François Didier, Lyon 1576 - ____ Magnifique ouvrage dont presque toutes les pages sont illustrées. Ce jeu divinatoire utilise trois dès. Une question préliminaire renvoie à un roi, qui lui même renvoie à une fleur, qui correspond à une table contenant pour chaque combinaison des dès un renvoi à un diagramme astrologique, qui lui même renvoie à une des 56 prophéties ! A destination d'un public populaire, l'ouvrage a été très souvent utilisé et rarement relié, et de ce fait, toutes les éditions sont très rares. Les illustrations de celle-ci diffèrent des éditions décrites par les bibliographies habituelles Elles se rapprochent de l'édition de Paris, 1574. La figure de la Fortune est identique, les encadrements des diagrammes aussi, mais n'ont pas été utilisés pour les mêmes constellations. Les ornements de la page de titre sont complètement différents et les dès sont imprimés en noir avec des points blancs (c'est l'inverse dans l'édition de Paris). Titre dans un bel encadrement, gravure à pleine page de "la Fortune" au second feuillet, 20 portraits de rois de France en médaillon sur 4 feuillets, 20 pages illustrées de dés avec un bois gravé au centre de fleur, 20 pages de diagrammes circulaires, avec des bordures ornementées et un bois gravé au centre, des différentes constellations ou planètes. Enfin, un petit bois représentant un prophète sur chacun des 10 derniers feuillets. Cette édition n'est connue que par deux autres exemplaires dans les bibliothèques publiques (Mazarine, Sainte-Geneviève). Elle est inconnue de Baudrier, Bibliographie lyonnaise et de toutes les autres bibliographies consultées. Pour d'autres éditions : Brun, livre illustré de la Renaissance 296, Harvard catalogue 500 et 501, Fairfax-Murray 515 et 516, Rothschild 1, 312. ___ Magnificient popular book on fortune-telling. This divinatory game is played with three dices. Near all the pages are illustrated. Title within a fine ornamental border, full-page wood-engraved figure of Fortuna, 20 wood-engraved portraits of French kings, 20 fields of dice, each surrounding a central block, 20 wheels of fortune and 10 folios with small cuts of prophets. Very rare edition, two others copies only are known, located in Paris' libraries. The usual bibliographies describe other editions. ______ Format : In-4. Collation : 44 ff. Veau glacé, dos orné, triple encadrement doré sur les plats, tranches dorées. (Reliure de la fin du XVIIIème.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Informatione del pestifero, et contagioso morbo il quale affligge et have afflitto questa città di Palermo

      et molte altre città, e terre di questo Regno di Sicilia, nell'anno 1575 et 1576. In Palermo, Appresso Giovan Mattheo Mayda, 1576, - in 4, pp. (6), 312, (38), 205, (14), leg. poster. m.perg. e ang. Illustr. da 3 tav. inc. in rame, una f.t. raffig. l'autore che offre il volume a Filippo d'Austria e 2 n.t. raffig. il lazzareto di Palermo; al titolo grande silografia da 4 legni raffig. rimedi contro la peste, ripetuta fra la seconda e la terza parte, impresa dello stampatore al colophon. Uno dei più celebri trattati sulla peste del Cinquecento, importante nella storia della medicina per la posizione di rifiuto da parte dell'Autore della teoria della peste ''manufatta''. Il fenomeno della peste viene analizzato con grande rigore scientifico da quattro angolazioni (corrispondenti ad altrettante parti dell'opera): che cosa sia la peste e la sua sintomatologia, le norme di igiene e di organizzazione sanitaria per i malati, la prevenzione per la popolazione della città non ancora contagiata, la prassi terapeutica per gli appestati. G. F. Ingrassia, dopo essersi laureato a Padova, dove era stato allievo di Falloppio e Vesalio, si stabilì a Napoli. Era protomedico in Sicilia - incarico che aveva ricevuto da Filippo II nel 1563- durante il contagio di peste nel 1575; il suo contributo fu allora importante e il suo rifiuto di ipotesi fantasiose di peste manufatta segnò un passo avanti determinante nell'epidemiologia. Nel 1577 fu pubblicata una ''Parte quinta'' dallo stesso stampatore. Il capitolo 3. della quarta parte fu tradotto in latino ed inserito in una raccolta di scritti curata da J. Camerarius (Synopsis commenatriorum de peste, Norimberga 1583). Rarissima cinquecentina palermitana illustrata, di notevole interesse medico. Buon esempl., con rari aloni. Adams I-120. BMC p. 339. Castiglioni, Storia della medicina, pp. 428-429. Durling, 2547. Mortimer, Harvard, I, 241. Mira III, 202: ''La quinta parte di quest'opera fu riprodotta nel 1624, quando la peste devastò quest'isola''. Bird, Medical Edinburgh 1314-15. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Passaw. Orig. Kupferstich, koloriert, aus Georg BRAUN u. Frans HOGENBERG: \"Civitates Orbis Terrarum\", datiert 1576.

       Blatt 39 x 52 cm, Bild 36 x 49,5 cm. Prachtvolle Ansicht der Stadt Passau mit voll auskolorierten Renaissance-Kartuschen. Kaum merkbare Falte im Bild, sonst sehr guter Zustand. Auf Wunsch mit Passepartout. Versand D: 9,00 EUR Passau Braun Hogenberg Kupferstich

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        De Latinitate falso suspecta, Expostulatio Henrici Stephani. Eiusdem de Plauti Latinitate Dissertatio, & ad lectionem illius Progymnasma.

      Henricus Stephanus, [Geneva] 1576 - 8vo, pp. [xvi], 400. One of the binder's blanks at the rear filled with a very tidy early manuscript attempt at an index. Eighteenth-century dark brown calf, boards bordered with a double gilt rule, spine divided by raised bands between double gilt rules, red morocco label. Title-page rather dusty and showing a little old adhesion in the gutter, but otherwise internally clean and fresh. Binding somewhat rubbed, small chips to label. Bookplate of the North Library of Shirburn Castle to front pastedown, blind stamp of the Earls of Macclesfield to first four leaves. The first of three works Henri Estienne wrote attacking the cult of pure 'Ciceronianism' in Latin style, pointing out errors in the Nizolian argument for preserving Latin as Cicero wrote it. The more 'rustic' vocabulary of Plautus is held up as equally important. Since a number of specific words and phrases are discussed, an index would have been a useful supplement, but none was included. The early owner of this copy has attempted to make good this omission, completing a manuscript Table of Contents and starting an Index proper. However, he only proceeded as far as the title 'Index', then 'All words and phrases' and the heading 'A' - perhaps realising the scale of his task or the insufficient space on the two remaining binder's blanks. Schreiber 198; Renouard 444.3. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Disputationum juris variarum ad interpretationum regiarum legum regni Castellae, et illis similium, tam ex jure neapolitano, quam ex utroque communi civili & canonico.

      Spain's empire in the 16th and the first half of the 17th centuries included not only the bulk of the New World, island nations of the Pacific, and entrepots in Africa and Asia, but also the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium, parts of Germany and France, and most of Italy including Naples. In this work Carleval (1576-1645) studies the administration of justice, judges, civil procedure, canon law, Spanish law and law in general in the Spanish kingdom of Naples.Includes decisions of the Sacro Regio Consiglio and an index. Title-page in black and red; text printed in double-column format in roman and italic.

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        Opuscules et Divers Traictez. BOUND WITH: De la Puissance Paternelle. AND WITH: De L'Ordre et Instruction Judiciaire, dont les Anciens Grecs & RomaIns ont usé en accusations publiques. Conferé a l'Usage de nostre France.

      Jeremie Perier , Jaques du Puys, Paris 1576 - Paris, Jeremie Perier, 1598 ; Jaques du Puys, 1576 ; 3 works bound in one, small 8vo, pp [8], 391, [1]; [8], 88ff; FIRST EDITIONS OF 2 WORKS, THIRD OF "LA PUISSANCE". A major collection of legal treatises by the Angers lawyer Pierre Ayrault [1536-1601] 1 vol volumes. Bound in 17th Century calf, spine gilt with raised bands and red label, text waterstained in places, light soiling, cropped rather close, else sound . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cathalogus haereticorum das ist Verzeichnis aller Ketzer Beschrieben von dem Hochwuerdigen Herrn Caspa[e]r Franck zu Ingolstadt...[1576]

       GLDr. der Zeit, 529 Seiten, [96], 12°, Einband etwas berieben und abgegriffen, etwas gelockert; Kopfkapital tw. eingerissen, Sachnameschrift jetzt tw. abgeblättert. Es fehlt der Titel - jetzt durch handgeschriebener Umschrift ersetzt; wahrscheinlich fehlen auch die Vorredeseiten. Alte Signaturen, handgeschriebene Marginalien im Text. Seiten etwas altersgebräunt, Wasserflecken, Wurmfraßspuren. Nachsatz beschmutzt, sonst guter Zustand. Selten.Alte Drucke, Christentum, Theologie, Ketzerei

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        Elegancias Romancadas. Muy necessarias para introduction de la lengua latina nuevamente corregidas y emendadas.

      Antiquariae, in aedibus Aelii Antonii Nebrissensis, 1576. - in-4. 112ff. Demi-veau, dos lisse orné dans le style romantique (reliure vers 1830) Cet ouvrage pédagogique du célèbre grammairien Antonio de Nebrija (1441-1522), est une collection de phrases et d'expressions idiomatiques espagnoles, imprimées en gros caractères gothiques, avec leurs équivalences en latin, imprimées en caractères normaux. Il s'agit du premier livre imprimé dans la ville andalouse d'Antequera où le petit-fils de Nebrija, Elio Antonio Nebrija, avait installé l'imprimerie que son grand-père avait fondée à Grenade. Exemplaire relativement modeste: petit travail de ver dans la marge inférieure, petits manques à la page de titre et au dernier feuillet, ce dernier avec un large manque angulaire, sans atteinte significative au texte. Palau, 189233: "Primer libro impreso en Antequera, en la imprenta del nieto de Nebrija".

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        Anschlag / wie die uff dem Reichstag zu Regenspurgk dieses sechs und siebentzigsten Jars bewilligte Sechsjärige Türckensteuhr / im Fürstenthumb Hessen / und zugerigen Graveschafften / vermüge gemeiner Ritter und Landschafftbewilligung erhaben und einbracht werden soll. (Kopftitel).

      (Am Schluß:) (Marburg, Augustin Kolbe?), 19. Dezember 1576.2 Bll. Gefalteter Bogen. 30,5 x 20 cm. DG 5.1783 (nur 1 Expl., in der UB Bonn); VD16 ZV 27747; nicht bei Göllner und Freytag. - Eine von zwei gleichzeitigen Druckvarianten der am Schluss wie folgt datierten Bekanntmachung: "Actum zu Treisa, Mittwochen den 19. Decembris, im Jahr deß Herrn 1576." Die andere Variante (VD 16, ZV 27748) ist abweichend gesetzt; z. B. endet dort die erste Zeile mit "Reichstag" und nicht wie hier mit "Reichs - ". - Seltenes Dokument aus der Zeit der Türkenkriege. Die Steuer bestand aus einer Kombination von Vermögens - und Einkommenssteuer, für die Juden aus einer Kopfsteuer. Zu ihrer Erhebung sollte jedermann "sein Hab und Gut getreulich ... vermittelst handtgebender gelübnus und trew an aydsstadt" angeben. - Ob diese Form der Abgabe einer Steuererklärung korrekt gehandhabt wurde, entzieht sich leider meiner Kenntnis. - Unbeschnitten, gebräunt. Bücher de

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        L'HISTOIRE DE FRANCE.

      Paris, Pierre l'Huillier, 1576. In-4 gr. (mm. 362x228), p. pergam. antica (restaur. per manc.), dorso a cordoni con tit. ms., 20 cc.nn., 1302 pp.num., 35 cc.nn., marca tipografica al frontesp. e al fine inc. su legno, ritratto dell'A. in medaglione (xilografato al verso del frontesp.), ornato da elaborate testat. e grandi iniziali a vignetta, pure inc. su legno. Storia dei 53 re di Francia da "Pharamond premier Roy des Francons, Francs, ou François, à Charles VII fils de Charles sixième". "Prima edizione", rara. Cfr. Brunet,II,1612 - Adams,I,732 - Biographie Universelle,XIX,316: "L'ouvrage de Bernard de Girard, seigneur de Haillan (1535-1610) est remarquable en ce que c'est le premier corps d'histoire de France qui ait paru dans notre langue". Con uniformi arross. più o meno pesanti, fiorit. e lievi aloni margin.; frontesp. restaur. per fori di tarlo, ma complessivam. esempl. in buono stato di conservazione.

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