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        Situs Orbis Descriptio. Aethici cosmographia. C. I. Solini Polyhistor

      Henricus Stephanus (Henry Estienne), Geneva, 1577. First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Good Condition. Lacking the blanks but otherwise complete in browned and discolored contemporary vellum with a tear on the spine; binding a bit shaken. Old library bookplate inside front cover. Scattered foxing, some general age toning, a few pencil marks, notes to pastedowns, light but persistent dampstain in the gutter and a slightly heavier dampstain to the bottom half of the last 30 pages. Henry Estienne's expansion of his father Robert's work (on Dionysius, 1547) to cover these ancient geographers, printed in Greek with commentary in Latin. Adams D648. 158, (xxiv), 47, 152 Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Geography & Maps; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 044162. .

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        The Sermons of M. John Calvin, upon the Epistle of S. Paule too the Ephesians. Translated out of French into English by Arthur Golding

      Imprinted [By Thomas Dawson] at London for Lucas Harison, and George Byshop. 1577. FIRST EDITION. Small 4to, 188 x 137 mms., unpaginated, collating *8 [par.]8 A-Y8 2A-2X8 2Y4(+/-2Y4), i. e., [16] + 347 leaves (lacking final blank leaf) including engraved title-page, preliminary text in Roman type, sermons in black letter, newly rebound in antique-style panelled calf, black leather label, new end-papers; title-page slightly stained and mounted, with ms. notes in pencil on verso, some water-staining on seven preliminary leaves ("Epistle Dedicatorie" and "To the Reader") and carrying through to leaf A3, margins of 7 of last 9 leaves repaired, but generally speaking a clean text. Calvin (1509 - 1564) published his Institutes of the Christian Religion in 1536, and it was this work which established his reputation. The first English edition of any of his sermons was published in London in 1560. The translator, Arthur Golding ( 1535/36 - 1606) studied at Jesus College, Cambridge, and left without taking a degree and began translating the classics while working for William Cecil. He was the first to make a complete English translation of Ovid's Metamophoses (1567), praised by Thomas Nashe "industrious toile in Englishing Ovids Metamorphosis, besides manie other exquisite editions of Divinitie, turned by him out of the French tongue into our own...." John Considine in his extremely fine entry on Golding in ODNB observes that the "majority of his books, almost certainly including those which he himself regarded as most important, are now unread. It is, of course, possible that more lives were changed by his translations of Calvin and other European reformers than have ever been changed by translations, however good, of Ovid." Golding's first translation of Calvin, which "form the strong central pillar" in his translations, was his A Little Book of John Calvines concernynge Offences (1567). This work was first published large folio in 1574, and as James Wortham comments, "In the translation of the sermons on Job he used a device which so far as I can discover had been used only once before - by Thomas Wilson in 1570 - in English translation apart from versions of the Bible. The device itself was simple enough, and it actually brought about only minor changes in the text; but it is important as an indication of a general care for accuracy in translation, exercised from word to word and line to line, and it is also important because it shows Golding's concern for the clarity and fluency of his English text. Essentially, the device was to indicate by typographical means words which the translator had included in his translation, but which were not strictly warranted by the original" ("Arthur Golding and the Translation of Prose" [Huntington Library Quarterly], 1949). STC (2nd ed.), 4448.

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        THE CHRONICLES OF ENGLAND, SCOTLANDE AND IRELANDE

      At London.1577.. Conteyning, the description and chronicles of England, from the first inhabiting vnto the conquest. The description and chronicles of Scotland, from the first originall of the Scottes nation, till the yeare of our Lorde. 1571. The description and chronicles of Yrelande, likewise from the firste originall of that nation, vntill the yeare. 1547. Faithfully gathered and set forth, by Raphaell Holinshed. FIRST EDITION, VOLUME I ONLY OF TWO, (Volume II continued the history of England to the reign of Elizabeth I). At London, Imprinted [by Henry Bynneman] for George Bishop, 1577. Folio, 295 x 200 mm, 11¾ x 8 inches, GENERAL TITLE PAGE MISSING (supplied in facsimile) TITLE PAGE FOR IRELAND MISSING, Scotland is present (Ireland was the same design) with a wide decorative border, a mermaid, lion heads, fruit and plants, an angel at the top and beneath 1577, at the foot "God save the Queene", text in black letter in 2 columns, NUMEROUS WOODCUTS, large historiated initials, leaves [3 of 8], 124 [i.e. 126]; pages 289, [1]; [8], 22, [2]; 518, [26] ; leaves [1 of 2], 28; pages 115, [7 of 9]; signatures ¶6 (- ¶1-5), *2 A-P8, Q6, (r1) (-r1), a-s8, t1; A2, (*b*)2, *a*-*b*6, A-2I8, 2K4, 2L-2M6; [fleuron]2 (-[fleuron]1), A-C8, D4; A-D8, E8 (-E6-8), F-G8, H6, I2 (-I2), [K]1. Text of the chronicles is complete. Missing from prelims: general title page, dedication to Lord Burleigh, Preface to the Reader, missing also are r1 ( errata page which follows Description of England), (fleuron)1 (title page to Chronicle of Ireland), and the final page of the index to the History of Ireland. Bound to style in full modern calf, blind panelled to upper cover with blind ornaments at the corners, large embossed decorative ornament at the centre, raised band to spine, small blind ornament in compartments, gilt lettered morocco label, new endpapers. The first two leaves, ¶6 and *1 have repairs to upper outer corner with no loss, ¶6 repaired in inner margin also, *2 slightly chipped to upper margin, small hole in inner margin of fo.1, slight pale damp staining to first and last few leaves, occasional small stains, several tiny single worm holes from the first leaf to fo. 20, a single hole persisting to fo.42, no loss of legibility, another single hole from page 35 - 81 (Hist. of Ireland) where it is joined by a second one and by 3 more on the final errata leaf, all still easily legible, small piece missing from 3 lower corners, top corner of fo.73 (Hist. England) torn off partially affecting last word on 7 lines and 1 sidenote, a few upper margins trimmed, just shaving some running titles, some fore-edges also slightly trimmed, fol.289 has small repair to lower corner, 3 slightly untidy ink initials to title page of Scotland, small black stain on 1 woodcut (printer's ink), small light stain on another, a little scribble in 2 margins, 2 tiny rust holes to 1 leaf with loss of 2 letters, leaves of final table for Hist. of Ireland have some repairs to fore-edge margins with loss of a few letters and brown marks of old sellotape, now removed, final errata leaf has repair to lower inner corner and inner margin again with old sellotape marks. A good tight, mostly clean, copy of the scarce first edition of Volume I (lacking 2 title pages, 4 prelim leaves, an errata page and 1 page of index as noted). As in ESTC S119439 E6-8 in the second sequence in Hist. of Ireland were cancelled, and replaced with cancellans F1-7, pages 75-91; cancel F7 has 2 states, ours is the second beginning: "the chiefe meanes". The 3 sections on the 3 countries are divided into a description of the country plus its history. Splendid interesting woodcuts appear on most pages of the histories, there are small portraits of kings and queens, some repeated for different persons, many large 2 column cuts of varying height, battle scenes, sieges, towns ablaze, duels, cruel punishments, a guillotine, warships, hunting, court and street scenes, building churches, harvesting; many repeated, some several times, some illustrating particular events occur once only. See: Pforzheimer Library Volume II, No. 494. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Martyrs to the Catholic Faith

      Edinburgh: Thomas C. Jack Grange, [late 19th century]. Memoirs of Missionary Priests and other Catholics of Both Sexes that have Suffered Death in England on Religious Accounts from the Year 1577 to 1684. 2 volumes bound in 1, tall quarto (275 × 210 mm). Contemporary blue calf prize binding, spine elaborately gilt in compartments, marbled endpapers, triple line rules to boards, school crest to upper board, turn-ins, and all edges gilt. Frontispiece and 5 plates. School prize bookplate. A handsomely bound copy of this collection of Catholic martyr stories, originally published in 1741 and 42 as a response to the Protestant Foxe's Book of Martyrs.

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        Consilia Sive Responsa Dn Nicolai Everhardi

      1577. Everaerts [Everardi], Nicolaas [1462-1532]. [Molengrave, Johann, Editor and Translator]. Consilia Sive Responsa Dn. Nicolai Everhardi. Longe Quam Antehac Accurativs, Una Cum Summariis Singulorum Responsorum, Atque Numeris Iam Usitatis, Hactenus Autem Desideratis, & Nunc Recens Confectis, Recusa. Accessit Insuper Eorum, Quae Partim Gallica, Partim Flandrica & Brabantica Lingua, Passim Iisdem Consilijs Inserta (Nec in Hactamen Editione Omissa) Sunt, Latina Versio: In Gratiam Earundem Linguarum Imperitorum, Elaborata. Cum Indice Denique Novo Rerum Memorabilium Locupletissimo. Frankfurt [Apud Franciscum Bassaeum, Impensis Nicolai Bassae], 1577. [viii], 570, [32] pp. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (13" x 8-1/2"). Contemporary paneled pigskin with elaborate blind tooling (dated 1578), raised bands to spine. Moderate soiling, chipping to foot of spine, corners bumped and somewhat worn, a few scuffs and early repairs to boards, which are slightly bowed, a few minor worm holes, minor worming to pastedowns, which are loose near the corners. Large woodcut printer's device to title page, colophon to verso of final leaf, head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Some toning to text, some soiling and dampstaining to preliminaries and first few text leaves, light foxing and browning to a few leaves. Early owner wax seal to front pastedown, a small sheet of annotations tipped-in to front free endpaper, interior otherwise clean. * Second edition, enlarged and revised; decisions originally written in Flemish and French translated into Latin. First published in 1554, Everaerts's treatise on disputed legal points in Roman and Roman-Dutch law went through eight editions. An important legal humanist, Everaerts was president of the Court of Holland and the Great Council of Mechlin. According to Walker, he was the "leading Dutch jurist of his time [and] one of the earliest authorities on Roman-Dutch law.": Oxford Companion to Law 441-2. Dekkers, Bibliotheca Belgica Juridica 53 (3). Pazzaglini and Hawks, Consilia E5.

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        Mechanicorum Liber

      Pesaro: H. Concordia, 1577. Rare first edition of the author’s first work, generally regarded as the most important treatise on mechanics since Archimedes and a critical influence on Galileo. The work is notable for its commitment to establishing mechanics on a rigorously mathematical basis, for its powerful argument that mechanics and statics are separate sciences and for its insistence that mechanics should not consider abstract and/or abstruse entities but the activity of machines. Stillman Drake particularly emphasizes the importance of the section on pulleys, where Monte reduces them (as he does most other simple machines) to a lever. As such, the work has technological implications for navigation, manufacture, the plastic arts and medicine (f. 245).“From the time of its publication in 1577... [it was] the most authoritative treatise on statics to emerge since antiquity, and it remained pre-eminent until the appearance of Galileo’s Two New Sciences in 1638. It marks the high point of the Archimedean revival of the Renaissance” (Rose, Italian Renaissance of Mathematics, p. 222).Monte (1545-1607) studied mathematics at Padua and subsequently at Urbino, where he studied with Commandino, editing and publishing the latter’s translation of Pappus. He conducted an extensive scientific correspondence with Galileo, securing for the Florentine his chairs at Pisa and later at Padua.* Adams U-7; Riccardi II.178; P.L. Rose, DSB IX.487-89, & The Italian Renaissance of Mathematics, pp. 222ff.; Biblioteca Mechanica, pp. 228-9.. Folio [29.4 x 19.6 cm], (8) ff. (the last blank), 130, (1) f. [colophon], 1 integral blank, with numerous woodcut diagrams and illustrations in text. Old ownership stamp “Darquier” neatly stenciled on title (the Toulousain astronomer Antoine Darquier de Pellepoix 1718-1802?) Bound in 18th century vellum over paste boards, covers a bit soiled and abraded. Inconsequential soiling and a little spotting to title; even toning to some quires, but generally a fresh and appealing copy.

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        HISTORIA DELL'INDIE ORIENTALI, SCOPERTE, & CONQUISTATE DA' PORTOGHESI, DI COMMISSIONE DELL'INUITTISSIMO RE DON MANUELLO, DI GLORIOSA MEMORIA

      Venice: Giordano Ziletti, 1577.. Two volumes. [17],518,[1]; [13],365 leaves. Contemporary vellum, manuscript title on spines. Front joint of first volume cracked, other joints worn. Early bookplate on front pastedowns. Internally remarkably clean. A beautiful copy. Lopes de Castanheda is considered one of the definitive chroniclers of Portuguese activity in Asia. With the majority of the narrative focused on Persia, Arabia, China, and Molucca, this work is enhanced by the inclusion of details regarding the Portuguese exploration of Brazil. That Book One of the present work was first translated into French by Nicolas de Grouchy, Montaigne's instructor at the Collège de Guyenne, shows that it had a least a partial impact on Montaigne's understanding of the New World, shedding some light on some of the source material for his numerous ESSAYS. Most of the ...HISTOIRE... is devoted to the great Portuguese thrust into Asia in the early 16th century, chronicling their epic expansion to India, the East Indies, and China between 1497 and 1525. Castanheda himself spent some two decades in the Portuguese colonies in the East, and so was well equipped to write this account. It is one of the primary sources for the early Portuguese trading empire, a model that the British were beginning to emulate at the time of publication. Penrose says of the author: "...He wrote an impartial book of outspoken sincerity which was the fruit of years of residence in the East." However, this work is equally important for its American content, being the first to describe in detail the voyage of Cabral and his discovery of Brazil in 1500, while on his way out to the East Indies. Cabral's landing is the first recorded there, recounted in chapters 29-31 of the present work. The present work was translated from the author's HISTORIA DO DESCOBRIMENTO E CONQUISTA DA INDIA PELOS PORTUGUEZES, published between 1551 and 1561. It was translated by Alfonso Ulloa, translator of Fernando Columbus' biography of his father, Christopher Columbus. A beautiful set. SABIN 11389. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 577/29. EUROPE INFORMED, pp.55-58. Lach, ASIA IN THE MAKING OF EUROPE I, Book 1, pp.187- 88. SABIN 11387 (another ed). BORBA DE MORAES, pp.142-43. STREIT IV:972. JCB (3)I:265.

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        Biblia germanica 1577 - Bibell. Das ist, Alle Bücher Alts und News Testaments, nach Alter in Christlicher Kyrchen gehabter Translation trewlich verteutscht, und mit vielen heilsamen Annotaten erleucht, Durch D. Johan Dietenberger. Jetzt an vielen orten corrigiert und gebessert, mit schönen künstreichen figuren geziert

      Köln, Calenius & Quentel 1577. 29 cm. 2 Teile in 1 Band. (6), 520 (irrig 528); 159 Blatt ca. 80 Textholzschnitten teilweise monogrammiert "HE" und "SHF"; Pergamentband der Zeit - VD16 B 2787 - Köster, Bibel 82 - Wedewer S. 475 - Darlow / Moule 4211 (vgl.) - Die 13. Auflage der Dietenberger-Bibel, wörtlicher Abdruck in kleinerem Format der Ausgabe 1567. Rücken durch Lederstreifen ersetzt, Deckelbezug und Vorsätze teilweise erneuert, papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, Blattränder teilweise fingerfleckig und restauriert. Durch Kopien ganz oder teilweise ersetzt: Altes Testament: Titel und 27 Blatt; Neues Testament: Titel und 6 Blatt. -

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        DIONYSII LAMBINI MONSTROLIENSIS REGII PROFESSORIS IN Q. HORATIUM FLACCUM EX FIDE ATQUE AUCTORITATE COMPLURIUM LIBRORUM MANUSCRIPTORUM A' SE EMENDATUM Q. HORATII FLACCI SERMONUM, SEU SATYRARUM, SEU ECLOGARUM LIBRI DUO: EPISTOLARUM LIBRI TOTIDEM.

      Andrea Wechel,, Francoforte al Meno, 1577 - Volume in folio legato in pergamena (tracce di manoscritto), sguardie, frontespizio con marca silografica dello stampatore, 5 carte, 313 pp., 9 carte d'indici, frontespizio, 383 pp., 12 carte d'indici, al verso dell'ultima ripetuta la marca dello stampatore. Magnifica edizione delle opere d'Orazio col commento di quello che è definito "uno dei più eccellenti commentatori di classici . diede nuova ed inusuale forza alla critica sull'opera oraziane, universalmente applaudito" Importante e raro, il volume raccoglie i due tomi dell'edizione. Il primo di essi presenta traccia di gora per tutto il corpo dell'opera, particolarmente notanda nelle prime 40 carte per poi attenuarsi notevolmente tanto che nel secondo tomo a malapena si nota. Fatta salva questa segnalazione, l'opera è in più che buono stato, in edizione assai scarsamente reperibile, apprezzata e ricercata. Notevole

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        La Graunde Abridgement, Collecte par le Iudge Tresreverend

      1577. Fitzherbert, Anthony [1470-1538]. La Graunde Abridgement Collecte par le Iudge Tresreverend Monsieur Anthony Fitzherbert, Dernierment Conferre Ouesque la Copye Escript et per ceo Correcte, Ouesque le Nombre del Sueil, Per Quel Facilement Poies Trover les Cases cy Abrydges en les Livers Dans, Novelment Annote: Iammais Devaunt Imprimes. [And] La Secounde Part du Graund Abridgment... [And] Tabula. Cy Ensuit la Table pur Trover les Titles. London: Richard Tottell, 1577. [ii], 342 [i.e. 341]; [ii], 265; [ii], 66 ff. First and second parts of abridgment have title pages. Small folio (9-1/4" x 6-1/2"). Contemporary calf, rebacked with raised bands and gilt title, endpapers renewed, early leaf of notes tipped-in to verso of front endleaf. Boards worn, joints cracked but secure, hinges starting, first signature detached, a few partial cracks to text block. Titles printed within woodcut architectural borders, woodcut decorated initials. Toning, light browning in a few places, some soiling to title page. Occasional early underlining and annotations, interior otherwise clean. * Second Tottell edition. One of the most imposing volumes in the history of English law, it has abridgements of over 14,000 cases under 260 titles in alphabetical order. First printed around 1514, it was the first serious attempt to arrange the common law systematically and it was a model to such writers as Brooke and Rolle. According to Boersma, Fitzherbert accomplished "nothing less that to abridge all notes of significant cases at common law." Graham and Heckel refer to this work as the "book that 'made' the Common Law.": Law Library Journal 51 [1957]: 100-101. Beale, Bibliography of Early English Law Books R466, R467, R468. English Short-Title Catalogue S102204.

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        THE FIRSTE VOLUME OF THE CHRONICLES OF ENGLAND, SCOTLANDE, AND IRELANDE. CONTEYNING, THE DESCRIPTION AND CHRONICLES OF ENGLAND, FROM THE FIRST INHABITING VNTO THE CONQUEST. THE DESCRIPTION AND CHRONICLES OF SCOTLAND, FROM THE FIRST ORIGINALL OF THE SCOTTES NATION, TILL THE YEARE OF OUR LORDE. 1571. THE DESCRIPTION AND CHRONICLES OF YRELANDE, LIKEWISE FROM THE FIRSTE ORIGINALL OF THAT NATION, VNTILL THE YEARE. 1547

      London: Imprinted for Lucas Harrison, 1577.. Three parts in one volume (of two). [8],124 [i.e. 126] leaves (lacking R1- errata); 289, [1]pp.; [8], 22 (lacking blank *b*6); 518, [26] pp (lacking errata leaf); [2], 28 leaves; 115, [6] pp. (lacking final errata leaf). With numerous errors in pagination throughout. Folio (signed in 8s). Old calf, spine gilt extra. Text in double columns. Printed in black letter. Woodcut title leaves to each part, and numerous woodcut illustrations and portraits in text throughout. Binding worn and cracked, with surface loss, but cords sound. Title and last leaf (I2) mounted, the former with cutaway in mount to show crest on verso of title; a4-5 inserted in reverse order from smaller, and rather frayed, copy; eight leaves with significant tears or imperfect, with old mends and/or small restorations of text in manuscript; upper margins of E6-F8 imperfect, with old mends and occasional loss of headlines; a few small burnholes; some tanning and foxing, the final section more so; intermittent tidemarks, most noticeably in the prelims, and in the upper and lower margins from 2C1 to end; occasional soiling, with a couple small instances of grease or wax stains; a few sidenotes touched in trimming, but in general, equipped with ample margins; just a fair, but serviceable copy, of a book prone to imperfections. With a 17th century ownership inscription repeated and with annotations in the same hand in various places in the text, as well as a later gift inscription on the verso of the title dated in New Orleans in 1869, and a few annotations in a 19th century hand. Bookplate of antiquary Richard Gough (1735–1809). First edition of the first volume, featuring one of four known variations of the imprint. The present work was planned by printer Reginald Wolfe nearly three decades earlier to be an element in a larger compendious history of the world; however, his death in 1573 delimited the unfinished project, confining it to England, Scotland and Ireland up to the time of William the Conqueror, and in the second volume, from that time to the approximate time of publication. The second edition of Holinshed's CHRONICLE... (1587) is of considerable significance as a source-text for Shakespeare; however, that edition does not include the rather impressive array of woodcut illustrations that distinguish this edition. In this copy, leaves E6-8 of the last series, which were intended to be canceled, are still present (with ink comments and F1 crossed through by an early owner), and the cancel F7 is present in the "Belweathers" state. ESTC S93012. STC 13568.5. LANGLAND TO WITHER 146. PFORZHEIMER 494.

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        The Chronicles of England from the fyrst begining [Vols 1 and 4]

      London : George Bishop and John Hunne, 1577 A good copy of the first edition of this scarce and important work. In 2 volumes - bound without the sections on Ireland and Scotland ('volumes' 2 and 3). In early 20th century half calf binding with marbled boards and armorial bookplate of Charles Arthur Wynne Finch to front pastedowns. The title pages are missing from both volumes and have been replaced by a letterpress title contained in a woodcut border. Volume I - with dedication to Sir William Cecil; Preface to the Reader; Names of the Authores from whome this Historie of England is collected; An Historicall De-scription of the Island of Britayne... with contents listing and dedication to William Brooke and text pp 1-289. Text with decorative initial capitals and numerous woodcuts. In good clean condition. Volume 2 covers the Historie of England - pp 291-1876, plus a Table (index) to the work. It is likely that this is missing the preface to the reader as well as the title page. Pages 291-305 are from a smaller copy and the text is browned and the paper more fragile. p 542 has a frayed margin, and p 637 has lost the bottom corner - margin only - no text loss. P 1171 has similar loss to the bottom corner - with very slight text loss. Pages 1247-1249, and 1389-1390 have been replaced in manuscript, probably in the 19th century. Other than these sections, the text is very clean and in good condition - again with numerous woodcuts. There are some pagination errors which have been corrected delicately with black ink. With double page map of Edinburgh - this has been shaved and there is some fraying with loss to the left hand side. The bindings are sound and clean, with slight rubbing. Some images are available alongside this description, but please enquire for more images and further details of the work.

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        El Rey. Por quanto somos ynformado que no embargante lo que por leyes y pregmaticas cedulas y provisiones nuestras esta proveydo para que no se pueda sacar ni saque dinero (oro ni plata destos reynos)

      The King of Spain forbids the exit of money in gold and silver unless he expressly permits it. El Rey. Por quanto somos ynformado que no embargante lo que por leyes y pregmaticas cedulas y provisiones nuestras esta proveydo para que no se pueda sacar ni saque dinero (oro ni plata destos reynos) y de las penas en las otras leyes pregmaticas cartas y provisiones puestas contra los q[ue] los sacaren y llevasen en qualquier manera y lo que sobre esto esta proveydo y ordenado a los alcaldes ... y justicias ordinarios destos reynos assi de los puertos de mar como de Tierra y la orden y recaudo que sobre esto se ha tenido y tiene todavía. Se ha sacado y saca cada dia gran suma y cantidad de n[ues]tro Dinero (oro y plata) y especialmente al tiempo que las mas Armadas leales delas Indias... en los otros lugares y puertos de mar y tierra destos reynos para que ... y cumpla fechado en S. Lorenzo a ... de Agosto de mil y quinientos y setenta y siete. Yo el Rey. 1577. San Lorenzo. In folio (305 mm x 212 mm). 2 ff. Unbound. A few foxing spots and short tears caused through oxidation of the ink, else fine. An interesting and rare manuscript of economic nature from Phillip II of Spain; ordering and stressing the prohibition of removing gold and silver from the colonies unless expressly allowed. These ?cedulas? or edicts were sent to the different posts of administration of the Americas and Philippines for information purposes. Phillip II (1527 ? 1598) had one of the vastest kingdoms known under his rule (1556 ? 1598) as King of Spain, Portugal, Naples, Sicily, the Seventeen Provinces, etc. This enormous empire was centralized, thus every order came from mainland Spain and was to be executed by the colonial administration. The corruption was considerable as to some extent the Monarchy was unable to have absolute control being thousands of miles away; it had to trust the ?adelantados? and locals ?criollos?. The manuscript continues: Resuelva? Que en muy pocos días se saca y desaparece la mayor parte dello lo qual según se ha hecho relación entre otras causas proceden principalmente, de que algunas... que por cedulas mias tienen o vienen dice ... mi para sacar alguna cantidad de dinero (oro y plata) usando de diversas cutelas, y modos y soploz? Y nombre de las otras licencias han sacado y sacan mucha mayor cantidad de la que en virtud dellos podrían sacar ansi su yo como de otros y como quiera que nos en las dichas cedulas y licencias paraescuzas de otro fraude desorden les aviamos mandado y ordenado las diligencias que habían de haber o haller aquello no se ha guardado mi guarda ni aun por lo que se ha visto por experiencia ha sido bastante... prevenir y obiar los otros fraudes y por que en tal manera es nuestra voluntad y queremos que las otras personas que de nos tienen las otras cedulas y licencias usen dellas que juntamente con esto se provea en tal forma que ellos no puedan exceder ni excedan de lo contenido en las otras cedulas y licencias y se escusen los fraudes y cautelas que hasta aquí ha avido y para que esto se pueda mejor haffer y se cumpla lo que con ellas esta tratado y se escuse el otro daño por la presente mandamos: a todas y quales quiera personas asi naturales como extranjeras destos reynos que tuvieron de nos las otras licencia y en curo poder aquellas estuvieren aunque sean das? Y concedidas por asientos? Y por qualquier otra ausa y razón que sea en qualquier forma y devaxo de quelesquier clausulasy condiciones que las ayan de presentar y presenten ante nos (originalmente en el mio consejo...) dentro de treinta días. Primeros siguientes para que allí visto se de en el cumplimiento de las otras cedulas y licencias la orden que convenga, para que cunplia con ellos se provea y prevenga a los otro fraudes cautelas y excesos y madamos y prohibimos/propusimos que no puedan usar de ninguna de las otras licencias que antes de la fecha desta muestra cedula estuviesen dadas sino tan solamente de aquellas que después desta nuestra cdula y de la nueva orden que se diese sobre esto se despachasen habiendo scenellas particular y expresa mención de sta nuestra cedula y que no valgan mje cumplan de otra manera. Solas penas en que caen e incurren los que sacan destos reynos dinero oro o plata sin nuestra licencia por quanto si necesario es por la presente suspendemos anulamos y Revocamos y damos por ningunas todas las otras licencias dadas gasta agora y mandamos a los alcaldes descas y ordinarios aduaneros desmexos y guaras de los mis puertos assi demzco mo doctrina destos reynos que por agora, y en el entretanto que por nos... es mandado no dexen ni permitan pasar ni sacar por ellos fueron destos reynos ningún dinero ni oro ni plata aunque les sean presentadas las otras mis cedulas y licencias originales. Si no fuese con orden y cedula mia firmada de mi Real mano en que se haga expreso y especial mención desta cedula la qual mandamos a nuestras justicias que hagan luego pregonar asi en esta mi corte como en la ciudad de Sevilla y en la ciudad de... en los otros lugares y puertos de mar y tierra destos reynos para que ... y cumpla fechado en S. Lorenzo a ... de Agosto de mil y quinientos y setenta y siete. Yo el Rey.

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        [De praestigiis daemonum, et incantationibus ac veneficiis] Ioannis Wieri De Praestigiis Daemonum, et incantationibus ac veneficiis Libri sex, postrema editione quinta aucti & recogniti. Accessit Liber apologeticus, et pseudomonarchia daemonum. Cum rerum ac verborum copioso indice

      Basel, Oporinus 1577. 27 cm. 16 S., Spalten 17-934, (37, letzte 2 weiß) Seiten mit Holzschnitt-Druckermarke, 1 ganzseitigen Holzschnitt-Porträt und 1 Textholzschnitt. Blindgeprägter Schweinslederband der Zeit über Holzdeckeln mit Rollen- und Plattenstempeln, datiert 1578 - Binz 184, 9 - Caillet 11436 - Laehr I, 73 - VD16 W 2667 - "Weyer was the first European physician to take an empirical, scientific approach to the study of mental illness. At the height of the witchcraft delusion he argued that witches were mentally ill women who deserved humane treatment instead of torture and punishment. Weyer reduced the clinical problems of psychopathology to simple terms of everyday life and everyday, human, inner experiences" (Garrison / Morton 4916 zur Ausgabe 1563). Diese im Quart-Format gedruckte Ausgabe enthält erstmals auch das "Liber apologeticus". Weyer schrieb das Werk 1561 auf Schloß Hambach bei Jülich, wo Weyer (auch Wier, Weier geschrieben) Leibarzt von Herzog Wilhelm war, dem das Buch gewidmet ist. Von diesem wichtigstem Werk Weyers über die "Blendwerke der Dämonen" gibt Binz auf Seiten 24 - 64 eine ausführliche Inhaltsangabe. Angebunden: Wier, Johannes: De lamiis liber: item de commentitiis jejuniis. Cum rerum ac verborum copioso indice. Basel, Oporinus, 1577. S. 2-6, Spalten 7-134, (6) Seiten mit Holzschnitt-Druckermarke, 1 ganzseitigem Holzschnitt-Porträt (Wiederholung von I) und 1 Textholzschnitt. - Binz 183, 6 - Caillet 11433 - Laehr I, 73 - VD16 W 2652 - Erstausgabe seiner zweiten Schrift gegen den Hexenwahn, dem Grafen Arnold von Bentheim-Tecklenburg-Steinfurt gewidmet. Enthält als Anhang Weyers Schrift "De commentitiis jejuniis", die sich gegen die Leichtgläubigkeit und Wundersucht seiner Zeit richtet (Binz, S. 132ff). Mit dem Porträt der Barbara Kremers aus Unna, die von Weyer selbst behandelt wurde und deren Fall hier ausführlich dargestellt wird. Weyer war und a. Leibarzt der Anna v. Tecklenburg in deren Dienst er auch 1588 starb. Sammelband mit zwei seltenen Werken gegen den Hexenwahn in einem bemerkenswerten Einband. Das Mittelfeld auf beiden Deckeln ist gefüllt mit Plattenstempel mit einem Bären im Wappen mit Umschrift "HBVB", "HSVB" und "HIVB" (von Baer? von Bärenstein?), darüber das Jahr 1568 (vgl. Haebler II, 44, 1568). Darum zwei Rahmen von Rollen zwischen Blindlinien, die Rollenstempel mit Kreuzigung, Taufe Jesu, Verkündigung Mariae und Auferstehung. Das in Silber geprägte Supralibros im Innendeckel ist eine Wiederholung der Plattenstempel des Einbandes. Provenienz: von Baer?, von Bärenstein? 1578; Michael Stemler (1628 - 1702) Superintendent Neustadt / Orla (DBA I 1222, 91-101) Eintrag auf dem letzten Blatt mit Datum 27. 2. 1716. Kleinere Fehlstellen im hinteren Deckelbezug restauriert, Schließhaken entfernt, teilweise leicht gebräunt, Loch im Titel von I kaum sichtbar restauriert mit geringfügiger Ergänzung an dem rückseitigen Porträt, letztes Blatt mit alten Vermerken und Siegellackrest - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -

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        THE HISTORY OF TRAUAYLE IN THE WEST AND EAST INDIES

      London: Richarde Iugge, 1577.. Title-leaf, [8],466,[6] leaves, with numerous misnumberings. Historiated initials. Small, thick quarto. Modern crushed red morocco by Pratt, boards paneled and gilt, spine gilt with raised bands, a.e.g. Lightly washed, and very clean internally. A beautiful copy. One of the first English language versions of some of the most important early New World narratives. Eden first published his translations, primarily drawn from Peter Martyr and Francisco Oviedo, in 1555. The present book is not a second edition of that work but an entirely new one, edited by Richard Willes. While it also draws its main text from those two great Spanish chroniclers, a number of additions are present in this volume which did not appear in the 1555 version, and obsolete material is omitted (see Church for a list of additions and deletions from the 1555 edition). The main interest of Willes as editor was in the East, and this has been called "the first comprehensive account of Asia to be published in England," according to E.G.R. Taylor. Additions include an account of Frobisher's explorations in search of a northeast passage, the best 16th-century report on China in English, and the first account of Japan in English. Also included is the first English edition of Ludovico di Varthema's famous travels to Arabia, Persia, India, and possibly the Spice Islands in 1502-7. Varthema, an Italian, learned Arabic, acknowledged Islam, travelled to Mecca, and was one of the first Europeans to report extensively on the East. In all, these extremely important additions make up a third of the text of this edition. Willes also includes one of the first accounts in English of Magellan's circumnavigation, a translation of Maximilian Transylvanis (pp.430-447). This is one of the earliest narratives of high latitude sailing in the Southern Hemisphere. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 577/2. CHURCH 119. STREETER SALE 24. ARENTS 23. BORBA DE MORAES, p.33. HILL 533. STC 649. SABIN 1562. CORDIER, JAPONICA 71. FIELD 485.

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        The Familiar Epistles of sir Anthonie of Gueuara, Preacher, Chronicler, and Counseller to the Emperour Charles the fift. Translated out of the Spanish tongue, by Edward Hellowes, Groome of the Leash, and now newly imprinted, corrected and enlarged with other Epistles of the same Authour. Wherein are conteined verie notable letters, excellent discourses, curious sayings, and most naturall reasons. Wherein are conteined expositions of certeine figures, authorities of holy Scripture, very good to be preached, and better to be followed. Wherein are conteined declarations of ancient stampes, of writinges vpon stones, Epitaphes of Sepulchres, Lawes and customes of the Gentiles. Wherein are conteined doctrines, exampls and counsels for Princes, for Noble men, for Lawyers, and Churchmen; very profitable to be followed, and pleasaunt to be reade.

      Printed: 1577. 1539-1608 Quarto in eight's, 7.5 x 5.25 inches. Third edition, both works. A4, A-Z8, Aa-Cc6, Dd4. Ù2, A-Y8. The final blank, Y8, is present in this copy. This is a fine copy in later parchment over stiff boards with gold tooled boards and spine. A few fine worm trails and a bit of light waterstaining do little to impede appreciation of this copy. The signature and stenciled ownership marks of William O'Grady appear on the front free endleaf. The tasteful stencil of a horse's head is repeated on the title page and in the margin of the first page of the letter to the reader. Courtesy books were very popular across continental Europe and England in the sixteenth century. Written to convey proscriptive advice for kings, princes, and members of the court, they may be understood as the very earliest literature of 'self-help.' These books are filled with advice, deeply rooted in history, and firmly guided by standards of morality. Their overwhelming popularity is evidence that they reached an audience far beyond the ruling elite. Any literate person with enough disposable income to purchase such a book would have access to advice meant for princes. The sentiment is thoroughly populist. As we reflect on social conditions of the past, these courtesy books provide at least two important avenues to explore. Firstly, the actual content gives concrete information about social norms and ideals. Secondly, the rippling effects of the publication of these works, their popularity, and the dissemination and adoption of their content into the culture at large allows us to glimpse a sector of society in the process of re-defining itself. The seeds of the overthrow of Tudor culture, where Henry VIII wielded such overwhelming power and control, are here. Would the execution of Charles I have been possible if these populist notions had not taken root in the minds of sixteenth century readers?

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        THE HOLY BYBLE ( BIBLE ) CONTEYNING THE OLDE AND NEWE TESTAMENT. Whereunto is joyned the whole service, used in the Church of England. 1577. Set foorth by aucthoritie

      London, R. Jugge, Printer to the Queenes Majestie 1577.. Bishops' version, 1577, small 4to, approximately 205 x 155 mm, 8 x 6 inches, title page to New Testament and divisional titles to the second and third parts of the Old Testament, and to the Apocrypha have a patterned border with a small royal coat of arms at the top and a pelican feeding its young at the bottom, publisher's device on colophon with pelican and 2 allegorical figures, 1 half page woodcut of the Garden of Eden, 1 full page of the 12 tribes and the Tabernacle, 3 maps in the text and 2 full page maps, historiated initials, pages ruled in red, leaves: [36 of 40], 500, 581-592, 126, THE GENERAL TITLE, 2 FOLLOWING PRELIM LEAVES (Preface) AND SECOND LEAF OF "BOOKES" ARE MISSING, the jump in pagination (500-581) is in all copies, nothing is missing; collation: pi6 (-pi1-3 and pi-6), ***6, [cross]4, A-C8, A-Z8, Aa-Hh8, Ii4, KK-Zz8, Aaa-Sss8, Ttt4; A-P8, Q6. The NT is followed by The Metric Psalms printed in London by John Daye 1577, pages: (6), 1-98, (4), 99, (11), slightly misbound but complete. Bound in old panelled calf, rebacked with raised bands and gilt title and date, boards cornered in decorated brass with a single boss, small central decorated brass lozenge with single boss to both boards, decorated brass clasps, not matching and partially renewed at sometime, ornate gilt monogram to both boards: "C C", early endpapers retained. Inner paper hinges strengthened neatly with paper strip, ex college library with armorial bookplate on front pastedown stamped "Withdrawn", ink name with date 1748 on front endpaper, faint inscription on 2nd blank endpaper, 2 small rusty marks with hole at centre on first 2 endpapers, caused by nails in clasps, similar smaller marks on rear endpapers, first page of prelims (pi4 - A prayer) is dusty and stamped in red at top and bottom with the name of the college, top margins cropped throughout, affecting some running titles, fingermarks to many margins, small brown stain on pages 141v-142r, no loss of legibility, another on 255v-256 obscuring a few words, large pale brown stain on 176v, no loss, small piece missing from lower corner of Nnn1 with loss of a few words, a large lower corner missing from D6 (135 x 75 mm, 5" x 3") that is St. Luke Chapters IV and V, worming to lower margins of NT folios 23-39, sometimes touching bottom line of text, loss of 2 words on both sides of fo.27 and fo.29, large pale water stain from NT fo.23 to fo.105, small closed tear to lower corner of NT fo.78, no loss. A very good copy of an Elizabethan Bible. Darlow and Moule, No.112; Herbert page 85, No.150. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Descrittione di tutta l'Italia & isole pertinenti ad essa

      Appresso Gio. Maria Leni In Venetia: Appresso Gio. Maria Leni, 1577. Contemporary vellum, worn and darkened, lacking ties. Hinges (inside) with insect damage causing partial opening, text block starting to pull away from spine. Front free endpaper with two inked ownership inscriptions, one dated 1620 and one 1898. Small area of worming to upper inner margins of about 40 leaves, minor and not approaching text. Scattered instances of early inked underlining and a very few marginalia, pages otherwise pleasingly clean. Ready for many more years of use!. 4to (21.7 cm, 8.5"). 2 vols. in 1. [303], 503, [1(blank)], 69 (i.e., 96), [4] ff. Early, expanded edition, following the first of 1550: An important and widely read account of Italy, written by a Dominican monk and Bolognese scholar who spoke at length about his home city in addition to the other major regions of the country. The Catholic Encyclopedia (1917) online notes that the work contains "many valuable topographical and archaeological observations."Nicely printed in italic type (without maps), the work has a good index. The separate title-page of vol. II gives Isole appartenenti alla Italia, dated 1576. Venice is treated here, as an island, not as part of "the mainland.

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        Promptuaire des Medalles des plus renommees personnes qui ont esté depuis le commencement du monde: avec brieue description de leurs vies & faits, recueillie des bons auteurs. Seconde edition, en laquelle sont adjoustez les personnages plus insignes...

      A Lyon, Par Guillaume Rouille, 1577 - 1581.2 parti in un vol. in-4° (241x175mm), ff. (2), 4, pp. 172, (4) di indice; 311, (8) di indice; legatura coeva p. pergamena flessibile coeva con unghie e titolo calligrafato in antico al dorso. Al primo frontespizio, il titolo e l'impresa tipografica sono racchiusi entro una sontuosa bordura xilografica a motivi floreali e ad arabesco; al secondo, altra e differente impresa tipografica. Coppie di medaglie xilografiche al margine superiore di ogni carta, per un totale di 939 incisioni n.t. riproducenti medaglie con effigi di uomini illustri. Sparsi aloni e bruniture di lieve entità. Mende tipografiche afli anni edizione sui frontespizi, fori di tarlo su alcune carte e strappo marginale alla carta TT10. Bell'esemplare. Rara impressione lionese cinquecentesca, seconda edizione assoluta, di questa importantissima opera anonima di numismatica. L'opera fu immediatamente tradotta in latino e in spagnolo, oltre che in italiano. "Le 828 medaglie incise in legno [si riferisce ad un'altra edizione] illustranti la storia del mondo vanno da... Adamo fino a Enrico II di Francia (...). Fra le centinaia di medaglie apocrife del libro ne spiccano alcune che sono invece ben riconoscibili come antiche monete greche, ma a cui lo stampatore attribuì leggende che nulla hanno a che fare con il pezzo autentico" (Bassoli, Monete e medaglie nel libro antico, p. 12). Cfr. (varie edizioni): Baudrier, IX, p. 361. Adams, P-2164. S.T.C. French Books, p. 390. Picot, Les françaises italianisants, pp. 219-20, n. 49. Olschki, Choix, 3848. Didot, Essai typographique et bibliogr. sur l'histoire de la gravure sur bois..., col. 245: "Ce livre... remarquable sous le rapport de l'art. On y voit la gravure sur bois s'efforcer de lutter avec la taille-douce pour rendre le modelé des figures au moyen d'un travail de tailles souvent croisées. La plupart sont très-bien exécutées".

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        En liden Bog om Menniskens Vand, oc anden naturlig Affgang

      Huorledis de skulle besees, oc derom dømis, screffuen oc tilsammen dragen aff Doctore Laurentio Friscio. Fordansket aff Henrick Smid udi Malmø Anno M. D. Lvii. Prentet i Kiøbenhaffn aff Andrea Gutterwitz. Paa Baltzer Kausis, Borgeris oc Bogeføreris samme steds bekaastning, 1577. 4to. (6)+14 blade. Nyt halvpergament. Lidt plettet.. Laur. Nielsen l508,V. Thesaurus 269. Waller 3263. Bibl. Dan. I,799

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        Synopsis brevissima novae theoeriae de humoralium febrium natura, periodis, singnis, & generali curatione ... cuius Paulo post copiosisima & accuratiissima consequentur hypomnemata. Annexa quoque affinitate tractationis est, brevis eiusem de humorum differentijs disputatio, nec non examen sententieae a Brunone Seidelio ... latae de ijs quae Laurentius Jubertus ad explicandam febrium humoralium naturam & materiam disputavit.

      8°. 8 n.n. S., 143 S. 9 n.n. S. Index.; 27 S., 4 n.n. S. Index, 74 S. Neuer Pappband. Adams S 1198. - Wellcome I, 5982. - VD 16 S-6556, - Durling 4220 (nur 1. Teil). - Hirsch V, 411f. - Simoni, ein aus Luca im ersten Drittel des 15. Jahrhunderts geflüchteter Protestant, wurde in Genf Professor der Philosophie und kam über Heidelberg nach Leipzig, wo er 1569 Professor der Medizin wurde. Er war im Streit mit dem im Titel zitierten Bruno Seidel sowie mit Scheck und Buccella. Er wurde verdächtigt Mitglied der Sekte der Socianer zu sein. - Papier gebräunt. Vorsätze fleckig. - Sehr selten.

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        Von den Frantzosen in IX Bücher verfasset: Inn welchen nicht allein der Ursprung / Zeichen sampt anderer Ärtzten bisher begangne irrthummen erkant / sondern auch die rechte wahre Cur tractirt wirt. Jetzt erstmals von einem Liebhaber der Artzney an tag geben.

      Kl.-8°. 6 (v.8) Bl., 234 S., 3 leere Bl. Mit 1 Portrait-Holzschnitt (verso Titelblatt) von Perna. Halbpergamentband des 20. Jh. im Stile der Zeit. Sudhoff 178. - Seltener Druck dieser Syphilisschrift, die erstmals 1564 in der "Wundartznei" erschien. Perna, der das Manuscript in Colmar aus Privatbesitz erwarb, glaubte jedoch diese erstmals zu veröffentlichen. Gemäss Sudhoff lag ihm die Opornius Niederschift vor mit Anmerkungen von Adam von Bodenstein. "Die 'Correctiones' und Zusätze Hohenheim's bilden eine willkommene Illustrirung für das Zustandekommen der ursprünglichen Niederschriften" (Sudhoff). - Es fehlen 2 weisse Bl. Am Anfang und Schluss etwas stockfleckig. Der obere Rand etwas knapp beschnitten.

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        Epistolarum medicinalium libri III. His accesserunt eiusdem Aconiti primi Dioscoridis Asseueratio, et De Oxymelitis Elleborati utriusque, descriptione et usu Libellus. Omnia nunc primum per Casparum Wolphium Medicum Tigurium, in lucem data

      Zürich, Froschauer 1577. 21 cm. 2 Teile in 1 Band. (8), 140; 28 Blatt mit 2 Holzschnitt-Druckermarken und 3 fast blattgroßen Textholzschnitten. Pergamentband des 18. Jahrhunderts, neu eingehängt - VD16 G1719 - Wellisch B3.1 - Ley S. 148 - Pritzel 3302 - Erstausgabe der von Caspar Wolf aus dem Nachlaß herausgegebenen Briefe meist über medizinische oder botanische Fragen an seine Humanistenfreunde. Enthält 21 Briefe an Crato von Krafftheim, 37 an Achilles P. Gasser, 3 an J. Culamnn, 25 an Adolph Occo, 21 an Theodore Zwinger, 15 Briefe über Theologie an Benedict Aretius und andere. Der Anhang, mit eigenem Titel "De aconito primo Dioscoridis ...", enthält die Pflanzenholzschnitte. Diese zeigen 3 Arten des Eisenhut mit sämtlichen Pflanzenteilen: Aconitum Pardalianches, Aconitum Marante, Aconitum Quercetani. Titel angestaubt, vereinzelt zeitgenössische Randnotizen und am Schnitt Feuchtigkeitsränder. - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -

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        Römischer Catechismus, welcher auß befelch Bäpstlicher Hailigkait, Pii des fünfften, nach hieuor gegebner Ordnung des hailigen jüngst zu Triendt gehaltnen Concilij, ... verfertiget ... vnnd an jetzo ... widerumb Getruckt worden. Alles nach ... hailsamen bedencken ... des ... Herrn MARX SJTTJCH [Hohenems, Marx Sittich von] ... Cardinal, auch Bischoff zu Costantz, vnd Herrn der Reichenaw

      Ingolstadt, Sartorius 1577. 20 cm. (10), 841, (1 w.) Seiten mit Holzschn.-Druckermarke auf Titel, Titel rot und schwarz gedruckt. Pergamentband der Zeit mit Bindebändern - VD16 K 2061 - BM STC German Books 868 - Stalla I, 1345 - Dritte deutsche Ausgabe mit Vorrede von Marcus Sittich (III.) Graf von Hohenems, Bischof von Konstanz (NDB 16, 129ff). Einband fleckig und gewellt, Titel und 1 Blatt der Vorrede alt restauriert und einzelne Worte handschriftlich ergänzt, S. 839 - 841 als Faksimile auf altem Papier, im Innendeckel handschriftl. Eintrag "Dißes Buch han ich Nicolaus Gall von meinem Vetter(?) Hauptman Hom..(?) ererbet. Anno 82". Im ganzen gut erhaltenes und wenig fleckiges Exemplar. -

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        Les Diverses leçons de Pierre Messie gentil-homme de Sevile, avec trois dialogues dudit auteur, contenans variables & memorables histoires, mises en françois par Claude GRUGET parisien, augmentees outre les precedentes impressions de la suited'icelles, faite par Antoine du Verdier, sieur de Vauprivas, &c. [Ensemble : ] Les Diverses leçons d'Antoine du Verdier sieur de Vauprivas, &c. Suivans celles de Pierre Messie, contenans plusieurs histoires, discours & faicts memorables recueilliz des auteurs grecs, latins & italiens. Avec deux tables, l'une des chapitres l'autre des principales matieres y contenues

      A Lyon: chez Barthelemy Honorat, 1577. relié. Deux ouvrages en un Vol. in 8 (16,5 x 11 cm). La première édition des leçons de Pierre Messie traduite par Gruget parut en 1552. Le deuxième ouvrage : Les leçons d'Antoine Verdier sont ici en édition originale. L'éditeur fit paraître la même année ces leçons d'Antoine Verdier comme une suite aux leçons de Pierre Messie qu'il réimprima de ce fait la même année. Rare édition absente de Brunet (qui n'évoque qu'une édition de 1584) et Graesse. Baudrier (catalogue des impressions lyonnaises du XVIe) annonce que les exemplaires au nom d'Honorat sont fort rares. Absent à la BN de France. Un portrait en médaillon dans le livre d'Antoine Verdier. Editions à petits caractères. Pleine Basane XVIIIe, dos à nerf. Coiffe supérieure portant une déchirure, manque en coiffe de queue. Frottements divers. La deuxième partie est rognée un peu court et de biais. Pedro Mexia (1496-1552) auteur espagnol, francisé en Pierre Messie eut une grande renommée grâce à son ouvrage Silva de varia leccion, une compilation encyclopédique dont la première édition parue à Séville en 1540. Claude Gruget en donna la première traduction française en 1552. Les Leçons de Du Verdier sont basées sur le même principe, consistant dans un recueil de diverses matières savantes et toujours curieuses, Les deux recueils brillent par leurs éruditions, couvrant des sujets aussi variés que les turcs ou le mariage, le vin, ou l'acte vénérien (le mal de Naples). Ce type d'ouvrage, accumulant histoire, science, géographie, alchimie et autres disciplines est tout à fait caractéristique de l'approche savante au XVIe siècle, non seulement du point de vue populaire, mais également scientifique. - chez Barthelemy Honorat, A Lyon _1577, Deux ouvrages en un Vol. in 8 (16,5 x 11 cm), (page de titre manquante) 661(11), (20) 422 (22), relié. - relié

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        Callimachi Cyrenæi Hymni (cum suis scholii Græcis) & Epigrammata. Eiusdem Poematium De coma Berenices, à Catullo versum. Nicodemi Frischlini Balingensis interpretationes duæ Hymnorum: una, oratione soluta: altera, carmine.

      [Geneva]: Excudebat Henricus Stephanus 1577.. 8vo, (xvi), 72, 134 pp. Printer's woodcut device to the title page, some light foxing, title browned with some small ink marks. Contemporary dappled calf with a central decorative blind stamped panel, a little worn, outer edge of lower cover darkened, recently rebacked with a maroon spine label. The text is printed in Greek with the notes in both Greek and Latin. "...he was the chief of the elegiac poets... imitated by Ovid, Catullus and especially Propertius. The extant hymns are especially learned..." (Ency. Brit). Adams C232. Brunet I 1480, erroneously calling for 144 pages and noting that this was the first time part of the Epigrams and the fragments had been printed.

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        Les six livres de la république.

      Paris, Chez Iacques du Puys, 1577. Folio. Bound in a nice 18th century half calf with marbled paper over boards. Single gilt lines and gilt title to spine. Top corner of front board bumped and a small tear to upper front hinge and lower back hinge, otherwise very nice. Repair to one leaf (a ii), otherwise Internally very nice and clean. Old owner's inscription to title-page. Large title-woodcut. Woodcut initials and vignettes. (8), (765 - paginated 1-519 + 552-797 - pp. 519 and 552 being recto and verso of the same leaf, i.e. nothing missing), (1), (54, - Table des matieres) pp.. The rare second edition of Bodin's seminal main work, in which "sovereignty" is defined and treated extensively for the first time. "Bodin's "statement of sovereignty" is the first systematic one in modern European philosophy, and thus deserves a landmark status." (SEP). The work is also the first to coin the term "Political Science"; it occupies a central place in European political thought and immensely influenced all thinkers on the subject throughout centuries. "... for the next three centuries the political thought of the West will be preoccupied with these ideas, with a new theory of the State and with the concept of Sovereignty." (Catlin, A History of the Political Philosophers, 1950, p. 207).The extremely scarce first edition, first issue of the "Six Books of the Republic" appeared in 1576 and bears this date on the title-page, a second issue of the first edition also appeared, like this second edition bearing the year 1577 on the title-page. All three appeared in Paris and were published by Du Puys. The work immediately became very popular, and numerous editions appeared already in the 16th century. Later in 1577 an unauthorized edition of the work appeared, printed in Geneva; in 1583 seven editions seem to have appeared. The early folio-editions are all scarce. The French lawyer and political philosopher, Jean Bodin (1530-1596) wrote his main work, "Les six livres de la république" during the French Wars of Religion, when French Catholics and Protestants were fighting each other. He sees that the only real way to hold a community together and solve conflicts like the ones going on at the time is by establishing a supreme authority. There must be a ruling power which is unrestricted, but at the same time, it cannot be a power that is free to disregard all laws. Inspired by Aristotle's "Politics", Bodin now solves the problem of order though the definition of a concept that unites the rulers and the ruled in one body politic, one unitary political society, that is placed above any other human law and that defines human law; he can now define the concept of sovereignty without having to allow a ruler to neglect otherwise present laws and regulations. The sovereign body is necessarily unrestricted; it is bound by natural and divine law, but no human law can touch it or contest it; within its territory, it is the single authority. Bodin's Sovereign also has the power to legislate, and thus, he not only overrules the common law that had been prevailing in most sovereign states, he has also created a theoretical foundation for monarchy. With this seminal work, the single most important political work of the French Renaissance, the work that came to influence all Western political thought for centuries, Bodin had earned himself the reputation of being the founder of the science of the state. "The "Six Books of the Republic" went through many editions in the author's lifetime and after, and had an immense influence all over Europe. It is, in effect, the first modern attempt to create a complete system of political science. Its basis was the "Politics" of Aristotle, and it was through Bodin that Aristotle's work came to exercise influence on modern political thinking which has made him the father of modern democracy. Bodin was not content merely to reproduce his master, however; he added considerably from his own experience. Although like most sixteenth-century writers he approved of absolute government, he demanded its control by constitutional laws, in which respect he foreshadowed the development during the seventeenth century of the "social contract". Thus Bodin was the first to set out clearly the argument round which most political discussion centred in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, that law is merely an expression of the sovereign will, but that where this reposes in an absolute monarch, it must be mitigated by a customary or natural law. When the lawgiver's law becomes unjust, it ceases to be valid and must be resisted." (Printing and the Mind of Man p. 58).Adams B2234; Brunet I:1025; Graesse I:460; PMM 94(a) (first issue, 1576)

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        Ex fide atque auctoritate complurum librorum manuscriptorum opera Dionys. Lambini. Monstroliensis emendatus: ab eodémque commentariis explicatus. Adiecta sunt Plautina loca ex antiquis grammaticis collecta: & ex commentario antiquarum lectionum lusti Lipsij multorum Plauti locorum illustrationes. Nunc denò plurimis quae in priorem editionem irrepserant mendis repurgatus, multíque in locis in gratiam antiquariorum illustratus. Cum gemino Indice: priore verborum, locutinum & sententiarum: posteriore eorum quae Commentariis D. Lambini continentur.

      Lugduni (Lyon), Expensis Gulielmi Hertman, 1577. Folio. Nice later (ab. 1800) half calf w. gilt title-label to back. Corners a bit worn. Title-page repaired from verso, no loss. Marginal annotations in cont. hand, some shaved. A nice copy w. only occasional minor brownspotting and a damp stain to top of first four, and a few later, leaves, not affecting text. Also a damp stain to lower margin of about 30 leaves, mostly towards end, barely affecting text. Last leaf soiled and w. repair to bottom, not affecting text. Owner's inscription to title-page stating that Stephanus Johannes from Copenhagen, Denmark, bought the book in Wittenberg in June 1622, inscription shaved. (8), 792 pp., ff. (28, -Index).. The rare counterfeit-edition of the excellent Lambinus-edition of Plautus' works, which originally appeared in 1576. A counterfeit-edition also appeared in Cologne in 1577, and they are both of as great value to Plautus-scholarship as the 1576-edition, all three being of about equal scarcity.The work is especially esteemed for its commentaries, emendations and notes by Lambinus. "The celebrity of Lambinus in almost every classical work which he edited, has already been frequently noticed. Of this admirable edition, Lambinus lived to finish only the first twelve comedies; but his colleague, Helius, professor of Greek, completed the work, partly by transcribing what remained in Lambinus's hand-writing on the subsequent comedies, and partly by the insertion of his own notes, and emendations of the text. In forming the edition, many MSS. And ancient publications were consulted. "In this excellent edition of Plautus", says Harwood, "Lambinus hath manifested great learning and critical sagacity"." (Dibdin II:310).According to Greasse, this edition is a "Contrefacon très correcte de l'éd. De Lambin", and Graesse also states that another edition appeared in Geneva in 1595. Grasse 5:328

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        Synopsis brevissima novae theoeriae de humoralium febrium natura, periodis, singnis, & generali curatione ... cuius Paulo post copiosisima & accuratiissima consequentur hypomnemata. Annexa quoque affinitate tractationis est, brevis eiusem de humorum differentijs disputatio, nec non examen sententieae a Brunone Seidelio ... latae de ijs quae Laurentius Jubertus ad explicandam febrium humoralium naturam & materiam disputavit.

      8°. 8 n.n. S., 143 S. 9 n.n. S. Index.; 27 S., 4 n.n. S. Index, 74 S. Neuer Pappband. Adams S 1198. - Wellcome I, 5982. - VD 16 S-6556, - Durling 4220 (nur 1. Teil). - Hirsch V, 411f. - Simoni, ein aus Luca im ersten Drittel des 15. Jahrhunderts geflüchteter Protestant, wurde in Genf Professor der Philosophie und kam über Heidelberg nach Leipzig, wo er 1569 Professor der Medizin wurde. Er war im Streit mit dem im Titel zitierten Bruno Seidel sowie mit Scheck und Buccella. Er wurde verdächtigt Mitglied der Sekte der Socianer zu sein. - Papier gebräunt. Vorsätze fleckig. - Sehr selten.

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        Consilia Sive Responsa Dn Nicolai Everhardi

      1577. Everaerts [Everardi], Nicolaas [1462-1532]. [Molengrave, Johann, Editor and Translator]. Consilia Sive Responsa Dn. Nicolai Everhardi. Longe Quam Antehac Accurativs, Una Cum Summariis Singulorum Responsorum, Atque Numeris Iam Usitatis, Hactenus Autem Desideratis, & Nunc Recens Confectis, Recusa. Accessit Insuper Eorum, Quae Partim Gallica, Partim Flandrica & Brabantica Lingua, Passim Iisdem Consilijs Inserta (Nec in Hactamen Editione Omissa) Sunt, Latina Versio: In Gratiam Earundem Linguarum Imperitorum, Elaborata. Cum Indice Denique Novo Rerum Memorabilium Locupletissimo. Frankfurt [Apud Franciscum Bassaeum, Impensis Nicolai Bassae], 1577. [viii], 570, [32] pp. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (13" x 8-1/2"). Contemporary paneled pigskin with elaborate blind tooling (dated 1578), raised bands to spine. Moderate soiling, chipping to foot of spine, corners bumped and somewhat worn, a few scuffs and early repairs to boards, which are slightly bowed, a few minor worm holes, minor worming to pastedowns, which are loose near the corners. Large woodcut printer's device to title page, colophon to verso of final leaf, head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Some toning to text, some soiling and dampstaining to preliminaries and first few text leaves, light foxing and browning to a few leaves. Early owner wax seal to front pastedown, a small sheet of annotations tipped-in to front free endpaper, interior otherwise clean. * Second edition, enlarged and revised; decisions originally written in Flemish and French translated into Latin. First published in 1554, Everaerts's treatise on disputed legal points in Roman and Roman-Dutch law went through eight editions. An important legal humanist, Everaerts was president of the Court of Holland and the Great Council of Mechlin. According to Walker, he was the "leading Dutch jurist of his time [and] one of the earliest authorities on Roman-Dutch law.": Oxford Companion to Law 441-2. Dekkers, Bibliotheca Belgica Juridica 53 (3). Pazzaglini and Hawks, Consilia E5.

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        ORLANDO FURIOSO DI M. LODOVICO ARIOSTO, Nuovamente ricorretto ; Con nuoui Argomenti Di M. LODOVICO Dolce : Con la vita dell 'Autore di M. SIMON fornari : Il vocabulario delle voci piu oscure : Le imitationi cauate dal Dolce : le nuone allegorie , & Annotationi di M. TOMASO Porcacchi : Et con duc Tauole, una delle cose notabili, et l'altra de´nomi proprij..

      Iacomo Gidini, Venetia, 1577. In Italian. 630 p. Occasionally stained inside. Woodcutted titlepage with repairings in the margin. 20 fullside woodcuts and some nice initial letters. Later vellum. Last 13 pages as facsimile, and about 15 leafes in the end and some in the beginning, with old repairings. Some pages in the end, with small piece of text lost. A rare edition.. Lodovico Ariosto 1474-1533, Italian poet

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