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        engraved title:] Pia desideria emblematis elegiis & affectibus SS. Patrum. illustrata . Antwerp, Hendrik Aertssens I, 1624 (repeated in colophon). Small 8vo (15.5 x 9.5 cm). With letterpress half-title, richly engraved allegorical title-page, full-page engraved coat of arms of the dedicatee, Pope Urban VIII, full-page engraved introductory emblem, numbered "0", all on integral leaves, and 45 numbered engraved emblem plates by Boëtius à Bolswert. Half tanned sheepskin (ca. 1850), gold- and blind-tooled spine.

      - De Backer & Sommervogel IV, col. 513; Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) III, Bolswert 145-192; Landwehr, Emblem books Low Countries 345; Porteman, Emblematic exhibitions, p. 17, fig. 6; Praz, pp. 143 ff.; STCV 6826501 (4 copies). First edition, in the original Latin, of the most popular spiritual love emblem book ever published, illustrated with the beautiful emblematic designs of the great baroque artist Boetius Adamsz. van Bolswert (ca. 1580-1633). Herman Hugo (1588-1629), a Jesuit priest who lived in Antwerp and elsewhere in the southern Low Countries, made the genre popular throughout Europe with his Pia desideria and especially its beautiful emblems by Van Bolswert. Its emblems, mixing heart-warming scenes of tenderness with dire warnings to sinners, even inspired the Protestant Jan Luyken's Jesus en de Ziel. Though the use of the Latin language would have demanded a fairly well-educated reader, it was still the language of the Catholic Church and the book clearly spoke to the common people. For this reason, the emblems depict people (often represented by putti) in daily life.With early owner's inscriptions on title-page mostly erased and a 17th-century interlinear inscription between the first lines of the dedication, and a 20th-century bookplate of Jos van der Steen. With a small rust hole in 1 leaf and an occasional, usually marginal brown stain, but still in very good condition. A seminal emblematic work mixing heart-warming scenes with dire warnings, both from daily life. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Riposo dalla Fuga in Egitto

      1580 - Bulino, circa 1580, privo di dati editoriali. Foglio databile all'ultimo quarto del XVI secolo. Da un soggetto di Girolamo Muziano. Magnifica prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva, rifilata al rame, in perfetto stato di conservazione. Opera rara, non descritta dai repertori, ascrivibile alla mano del Passeri. Engraving, circa 1580-90, without printing details. After Girolamo Muziano. A very rare work, not listed by repertories and ascribed to Bernardino Passeri. A magnific impression, printed on contemporary laid paper, trimmed to the platemark, very good conditions. Non descritta Dimensioni 175 255mm

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        Bellerophon, of lust tot wysheyd. Begrijpende veel zeedighe, stichtelijcke en leerlijcke sinne-beelden met haere verklaringhen. Amsterdam, Dirck Pieterz. (Pers), 1614. Small 4to (19 x 14.5 cm). With engraved emblem printed on title-page and 31 numbered engraved emblems in text, engraved by Joost de Bosscher. 19th-century tanend half sheepskin.

      Landwehr, Emblem Books Low Countries 618-619; Praz, pp. 450-451; STCN (5 copies); WorldCat (4 other copies). Rare first edition of the most popular work of Dirck Pietersz. Pers (1580-1662), reformed bookseller/publisher and poet. For almost a century, Pers managed to reach a large audience with this work that was reprinted more than 15 times during the 17th century. This success can mainly be ascribed to the fine combination of edifying religious songs and enigmatic emblems. It was based on Hadrianus Damman's emblem book from 1578. Landwehr records 2 issues of this edition; with 5 (1st issue) respectively 4 (2nd issue) lines of errata on the verso of the last leaf and a repetition of emblem 3 as the first emblem. Our copy has 4 lines, and the correct emblem (no. 5) as first emblem, thus making this the second corrected issue.With bookplate. Spine rubbed, but binding otherwise good. Some occasional thumbing and spots and the gutter of the title-page restored. Very good copy.

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        DE LA DEMONOMANIE DES SORCIERS

      Paris: Jacques du Puys, 1580. FIRST EDITION n. Reflecting the author's strong need to protect society from sorcery, this is the first appearance of a manual for judges in witchcraft trials and a landmark work notable for its particularly hard-line support of the prosecution and persecution of witches. French jurist Jean Bodin (1529-96) was highly educated in the humanist tradition, and his works on political philosophy and economics were much respected and highly influential--which makes his belief in witchcraft and strong support of witch hunting all the more puzzling and lamentable. As judge in numerous witch trials, Bodin formulated one of the earliest legal definitions of a witch: "one who knowing God's law tries to bring about some act through an agreement with the Devil." Robbins describes him as "an unmitigated bigot" who did not shrink from torturing women, children, or invalids in order to obtain confessions. According to Bodin, normal protections afforded criminal defendants must be dispensed with, as "not one out of a million witches would be accused or punished, if regular legal procedure were followed." Death by burning was the appropriate punishment, and any judge who did not impose a sentence of death on a sorcerer should, in Bodin's view, be put to death himself. Because of his prominence as a scholar, Bodin's writings on witchcraft were persuasive at a time when skepticism about the supernatural was on the rise, and "Demonomanie" had appeared in 20 editions in four languages by 1600. Our sought-after first printing is rare in the marketplace: only seven copies have appeared at auction since 1975.. 229 x 152 mm. (9 x 6"). 14 p.l., 252 leaves. FIRST EDITION. 19th century brown calf, covers gilt with single fillet border and central arabesque, raised bands flanked by gilt rules, spine panels with gilt floral ornament, gilt titling. With woodcut printer's device to title page. Front pastedown with armorial bookplate of F. Renard; title page with ink notation dated 1609 and ink library stamp. Caillet 1269; Yve-Plessis 843. Spine and head of rear board lightly sunned, joints a little worn, extremities a bit rubbed, leaves a shade less than bright, isolated minor foxing or rust spots, occasional wormholes in gutter margin (not affecting text), other trivial imperfections, but still an excellent copy, generally clean and fresh with ample margins. Reflecting the author's strong need to protect society from sorcery, this is the first appearance of a manual for judges in witchcraft trials and a landmark work notable for its particularly hard-line support of the prosecution and persecution of witches. French jurist Jean Bodin (1529-96) was highly educated in the humanist tradition, and his works on political philosophy and economics were much respected and highly influential--which makes his belief in witchcraft and strong support of witch hunting all the more puzzling and lamentable. As judge in numerous witch trials, Bodin formulated one of the earliest legal definitions of a witch: "one who knowing God's law tries to bring about some act through an agreement with the Devil." Robbins describes him as "an unmitigated bigot" who did not shrink from torturing women, children, or invalids in order to obtain confessions. According to Bodin, normal protections afforded criminal defendants must be dispensed with, as "not one out of a million witches would be accused or punished, if regular legal procedure were followed." Death by burning was the appropriate punishment, and any judge who did not impose a sentence of death on a sorcerer should, in Bodin's view, be put to death himself. Because of his prominence as a scholar, Bodin's writings on witchcraft were persuasive at a time when skepticism about the supernatural was on the rise, and "Demonomanie" had appeared in 20 editions in four languages by 1600. Our sought-after first printing is rare in the marketplace: only seven copies have appeared at auction since 1975.

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        Sancti Isidori Hispalensis Episcopi Opera Omnia quae extant, partim aliquando virorum doctissimorum laboribus edita, partim nunc primum scripta et castigata per Margarinum de La Bigne.

      Paris: Parisiis, apud Michaelem Sonnium, 1580. Folio; 12 hs., 195 folios [y] 124 folios, 32 hs. Ejemplar falto de los folios 1 a 6 del Libro I de "Originum". Encuadernación del Siglo XVII en piel granitada, con los planos ligeramente fatigados, lomera profusamente ornada y tejuelo. Primera edición de la obra completa de San Isidoro, realizada por el historiador y teólogo francés Marguerin de la Bigne (c.1546-c.1595), pionero de la patrística crítica.

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        1: Homeri Ilias postrema editio. Cui originem & exitum belli Trojani addidimus, Coluthi Helenae raptum: et Tryphiodori Ilij excidium. Latine omnia ad verbum exposita, et a F. Porto Cretensi inumeris in locis emendata. 2: Homeri Odyssea. Id est, de rebus ab Ulysse gestis. Ejusdem Batrachomyomachia, et Hymni. Latina versione ad verbum e regione apposita, quam plurimis locis recognita. Secunda editio. In appendice: Coluthi Thebaei Helenae raptus Tryphiodori Aegyp. Ilij excidium. Omnia versione latina & expositione M. Neandri illustrata

      Eustache Vignon, 1580. -1574. 2 volumi, in 16°, 13 cm, rilegatura coeva in pergamena morbida, titolo manoscritto al dorso e al taglio superiore del primo volume, al taglio inferiore al secondo volume. p. 921, (23), 839, (11); (79). Frontespizio incorniciato e con scritta in latino e greco. alcune testatine e iniziali decorate. Testo in greco con traduzione latina a fronte. Le 79 pagine dell'appendice: "Coluthi Helenae raptum..." sono allegate al secondo volume, non al primo, come da titolo. Al primo volume antico restauro ad una carta e leggero segno di tarlo a 16 carte lontano dal testo; al secondo leggero alone a 10 carte lontano dal testo, qualche antico appunto a matita. Opera in stato di conservazione molto buono e assai raro

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        OPERA JOSEPHI VIRI INTER IUDAEOS DOCTISSIMI AC DISERTISSIMI, QUAE AD NOSTRAM AETATEM PERVENERUNT, OMNIA, NIMIRUM:

      Francoforti ad Moenum, Impensis Sigismundi Feyerabendt, 1580.. de Antiquitatibus Iudaicis libri XX quibus in fine loco appendicis Vita Iosephi per ipsum conscripta est adiecta: De Bello Iudaico Libri VII ... ; Contra Apionem Libri II ... ; De imperio rationis, sive de Macchabaeis Liber Unus; ... nunc vero summa cum diligentia chronologia ad caput vniuscuiusque folij, cum ex veterum tum recentiorum Scriptorum commentarijs, cumq[ue] scholijs necessarijs, per doctum quendam virum in communem rei literariae utilitatem recens concinnata: cum figuris et indice locupletissimo: omnia quam absolutissime hac editione emendata, et a mendis, quibus scatebant plurimi repurgata. 1580, Latin text, folio, approximately 370 x 240 mm, 14¾ x 9¼ inches, woodcut pictorial title page with at its centre a depiction of the Judgment of Solomon, 1 full page woodcut of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden surrounded by animals, 97 smaller wood cuts in the text (115 x 150 mm, 4½ x 6 inches), many of battle scenes, a few repeated, 2 large woodcut headpieces, a few tailpieces and numerous historiated and decorated initials, pages: (8), 934, (46) - index, the last page with 18 lines of index, colophon and large printer's device is lacking and supplied in modern facsimile on white paper, leaf 6a6 is a blank, rebound at some time in full calf, raised bands to spine and gilt lettered title, new endpapers. A few minor marks to covers, name of a previous owner written neatly on top edges, messy ink inscription on preserved front endpaper, title page slightly dusty, crease to both outer corners, small closed tear to fore-edge margin, name written twice in the margin, single worm hole to fore-edge margin of first 4 leaves, 1 small marginal note, small closed margin tear to 7 leaves, all neatly repaired, pale damp stain to lower margin from page 223-704, very pale damp stain to upper margin from page 755 to the end of the volume, affecting text in places but hardly noticeable, occasional small light stain, a few tiny ink stains not obscuring text. Binding tight and firm. A good sound copy of a scarce illustrated edition (final page in facsimile as noted). Latin translation from the Greek by Tyrannius Rufinus, Roman priest and theologian 4th century AD; edited by Czech humanist scholar Sigismundus Gelenius except for De Machabaeis which is edited by Erasmus. Twenty-four of the wood cuts are by the German engraver Jost Amman (ca.1539-1591) including the full page illustration; others are signed: S.F. and S.H.F. Illustrated 16th century editions of the works of Josephus are very rare. Adams, Books Printed in Europe 1501-1600, Volume I, J367; not in Brunet. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Witikindus. Sive de Witikindi ... nec non libertatis Germanicae diuturno bello contra Carolum Magnum ...

      Titel in Rot und Schwarz, mit großer gest. Druckermarke. 1 Bl., 51 S. - II. Reineccius, Reiner: Chronici Ditmari Episcopi Mersepvrgii ... accessere de vita & familia Ditmari ... Frankfurt, Andreas Wechel 1580. Titel und letztes Blatt mit Holzschnitt-Druckermarke. Mit einer Stammtafel. 6 Bll., 123 S., 3 Bll. - III. ders., Historia de vita et rebus gestis Viperti, marchionis Lusatiae, Burggrafii Magdeburgnesis, comitis Groicensis: auctore Monacho Pegauiensi. Et altera de bellis Friederici Magni ... auctore Johann Garzone. Frankfurt, Andreas Wechel 1580. Titel mit Holzschnitt-Druckermarke. 2 Bll., 46 S. - IV. ders., Historia de vita et rebus gestis Adolfi II, comitis Nordalbingiae Holsatorum et Stormariorum ... Excerpta de annalibus Helmod ... In fine adiecimus è Crancij Saxoniae Synopsin ... Frankfurt, Andreas Wechel 1580. Titel und letztes Blatt mit Holzschnitt-Druckermarke. 2 Bll., 18 S. - V. ders., Oratio de historia ... Frankfurt, Andreas Wechel 1580. Titel mit Holzschnitt-Druckermarke. 2 Bll., 31 S. Prgt. d. Zt. 32 x 21 cm. VD17 23:231301Z und VD16 D 2094, H 3894, H 1793, R 891. - Interessanter Sammelband mit seltenen Biographien bzw. Darstellungen aus der Geschichte. - Einband etwas altersfleckig. Tls gebräunt, Titel von (II) stärker

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        BREECHES BIBLE 1580 Herbert 164

      1580 Bible identified as Herbert 164The entire book has been checked against Herbert 164 and missing signatures noted.BINDING.LEATHER OVER BOARDS. 5-RIBBED SPINE CRUDELY STITCHED AS IN SCAN. AND LOOSE BUT ENTIRELY SECURE. LEATHER FLAPS ENDING IN BRASS MALES TO MATE WITH BRASS FEMALES AT BACK BINDING.SIZE IN MILLIMETERSMEASURED TYPE-WIDTH; THUS FROM TOP OF PAGE TITLING TO BOTTOM OF CUE WORD: HEIGHT 194 (HERBERT 195), WIDTH 134 (HERBERT 135) AND THICKNESS EXCLUSIVE OF COVERS ABOUT 800.DOUBLE COLUMS 70 LINES WITH SIGNATURES NUMBERED AT BOTTOM. AT TOP, PAGE CUT CLOSE SO THAT LEAF NUMBERS NOT ALWAYS VISIBLE..Psalmes of David of that Translation which is commonly used in the churchThis is the start of the book and is signature C7, which suggests 12 missing from front of book. 48 leaves ending xxx1st day signature f5a FINISGodly Prayers f6b to f8b. On f8b FINIS and the Christopher Barker Tigre Reo etc.OLD TESTAMENTComplete 378 leaves. All signatures there. The ende of the Prophets with small decoration below.APOCRYPHAComplete 78 leaves. All signatures there. The Ende of ApocryphaNext should be signature *1,*ii which would be cover title of NT. *iii,*iiii are there anD constitute Certaine Questions etc. Ending with decorative woodcut, and one page of Names and Orders of all the books.NEW TESTAMENTComplete 121 leaves, Signatures Aaaa to Pppp. The Ende Followed by Royal Arms with dragon and lion and below that Imprinted at London by Christopher Barker, Printer to the Queenes most excellent Majestie. Anno 1580.Next page blank as in Herbert and with many manuscript signatures written in 1732. On verso are nine lines of manuscriptTWO RIGHT PROFITABLE CONCORDANCESThe first leaf has bottom half missing. Ten complete to signature L. Signature M is missing 2,3,4,5,6, where pages have been rebound in. The rest is complete except that signature V7 is torn, half missing. The M missing leaves are part of the second alphabet..Then FINIS Imprinted at London by Christopher Barker, Printer to the Queenes Maieste. Cum privilegio Regie Maiestatis. Verso blank with names of former owners. OFFERS INVITEDMETRIC PSALMES First page torn, half missing.. This and next two leaves are not numbered. Thereafter pages are numbered recto and verso to page 94The book is wrapped in/prorected by a vellum deed that is only partially readable and related to land.(That is why I state there is a dust jacket) I purchased this book in the 1950s in the village of Cookham, together with other oldies. This and a 1824 religious book have the name of the Cooke family, the religious book inscribed by William H Cooke undated, by Charles Cooke July 25th 1843, and by an earlier Cooke in 1839. The name Cooke appears several times in the bible.MANUSCRIPT NAMES OF THE "Daniel Andrewes... HIS BOOK" TYPE. ROUGH EDGES.

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        Vox Populi. Or Newes from Spayne, translated according to the Spanish coppie. Which may serve to forewarn both England and the United Provinces how farre to trust to Spanish pretences. [The Netherlands], "1620" [= 1624?]. With: (2) SCOTT, Thomas. [Engraved title-page:] The second part of Vox populi, or Gondomar appearing in the likeness of Matchiavell in a Spanish Parliament, wherein are discovered his treacherous & subtile practises to the ruine as well of England, as the Netherlandes. Faithfully transtated[!] out of the Spanish coppie by a well-willer to England and Holland.Gorinchem [= London], "Ashuerus Janss" [printed by Nicholas Okes], 1624. 2 separately published parts in 1 volume. 4to. The second part with an engraved title-page sho

      - Knuttel 3529 (part 2: cf. 3056: a similar ed. of part 1); Sabin 78376 & 78377; STC 22100.2 & 22103.3; STCN (3 copies of part 2: cf. 2 similar eds. of part 1). Two rare popular pamphlets warning English and Dutch Protestants against the machinations of Spain, by the fervently anti-papist minister and pamphleteer Thomas Scott (ca. 1580-1626). Both pamphlets describe in detail how the Spanish Parliament under the direction of Gondomar, the Spanish Ambassador to England from 1613 to1622 (and influential thereafter), plotted against the English, greatly helped by the many high-placed Jesuits in England, over whom Gondomar also held his sway. Both parts claim to be translations of original Spanish reports, but they were in fact invented by Scott as pieces of political propaganda. There are several editions of both parts and the order of publication is unknown. First accepted by many as genuine history, the pamphlet caused a great stir and was immediately suppressed in England, but it was found to have been printed abroad, probably in the Netherlands. Of special interest in the present English edition are the fine engravings, which do not appear in the Dutch translation.With the bookplates of James Bindley (d. 1818), William Stirling (ca. 1895?) and Gordon W. Jones. Part 1 in very good condition, with some stains and repairs in the gutter margin of the 2 outermost leaves; part 2 slightly browned and a few leaves with waterstains, but still good. Part 1 has been trimmed slightly smaller than part 2. Two anti-Spanish political pamphlets, both of American interest.

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        Q. Avrelii Symmachi, Vc. P.V. Et Cos. Ord. Epistolarvm Ad Diversos Libri Decem.

      Parisiis: Apud Nicolaum Chesneav, via Iacobæa, sub Quercu viridi, 1580. 4to., 188 pp., Title vignette, ornamental initials at the beginning of each section. Contemporary calf with gilt rules and fleurons, gilt armorial stamp of Louis XIII arms on both boards, raised bands with gilt decorations and fleurons, gilt title on spine, a.e.g., marbled endpapers. Terminal endpapers are used for extensive annotations in French, verso of title also has annotation in the same hand. Some pencil marks in text. Binding has some scuff marks and wear around hinge and edges, minor foxing in margins and some minor stains; very good copy. Bookplates of Virginia Hobart, and C.A. and V. Baldwin. "Edition Meillure," (fourth edition). A fine edition with copious annotations in French being a long gift inscription from a man to an unmarried woman with whom he has been in regular correspondence, encouraging her education and keeping up with current events. The hand is late 17th, early 18th century. The mentions of contemporary events are particularly worthy of further study. Quintus Aurelius Symmachus (c. 345-402) was an orator, Roman statesman, and man of letters. While in office he sought to preserve traditional Roman religions at a time when Christianity was gaining popularity. His surviving work consists of his letters, official dispatches, Panegyrics, and fragments of orations. Brunet V 18688.

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        [Print series of birds and butterflies]. [Amsterdam], Frederick de Wit, [ca. 1685?]. Small oblong folio (18.5 x 26 cm). With 12 numbered engraved plates (ca. 6.5 x 20.5 cm). Modern boards.

      Burch 10; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) VII, p. 28 (Frisius 92-103). Series of 12 numbered plates of birds (11 plates) and butterflies (1 plate) set in beautiful landscapes, engraved in reverse by Simon Wynouts Frisius (ca. 1580-1629) after the plates of the series by Marcus Gheeraerts I (not Marcus Gheeraerts II as catalogued by Hollstein). Originally published by Hendrik Hondius in 1610.The series is here in its third state with the "F. de Widt excudit" on the first plate, but with the monogram of Claes Jansz. Visscher, who acquired the plates from Hondius, still present on the other plates. Frederick De Wit was active in Amsterdam from 1654-1690 (Gruys & De Wolf, p. 199) and the paper is watermarked with a seven-pointed foolscap very similar to Laurentius II, 476, dated 1686, so the series was probably issued around that time.Minor stain on the first leaf not affecting the plate and the last leaf browned with torn-off corner restored. Very good copy.

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        Opera, quae extant, omnia Plutarchi chaeronei, ethica sive moralia complectentia. Interprete Excellentissimo ac celeberrimo I. C.Doctore, Hermanno Cruserio, [...] Nunc denuò summa fide ac diligentia recognita, multis in locis emendata, & in lucem edita. Cum indice rerum & verborum locupletissimo & fidelissimo. Cum indice rerum & verborum locupletissimo & fidelissimo.

      Frankfurt am Main, (Feyerabend) 1580.. gr.-4°. 5 Bll., 1 w. Bl., 742 S., 1 w. Bl., 20 Bll. (Index). Mit Titelvign., Wappenholzschn., Initialen. Ldr. d. Zt. m. Wappen-Supr. Durchgeh. Wasserrand. Einbd. alt restaur. BMC 706; Adams P 1641 - Von dem Humanisten, Arzt und Juristen Hermann Cruser (1510-1574) edierte Ausgabe.

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        Print series of birds and butterflies]. [Amsterdam], Frederick de Wit, [ca. 1685?]. Small oblong folio (18.5 x 26 cm). With 12 numbered engraved plates (ca. 6.5 x 20.5 cm). Modern boards.

      - Burch 10; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) VII, p. 28 (Frisius 92-103). Series of 12 numbered plates of birds (11 plates) and butterflies (1 plate) set in beautiful landscapes, engraved in reverse by Simon Wynouts Frisius (ca. 1580-1629) after the plates of the series by Marcus Gheeraerts I (not Marcus Gheeraerts II as catalogued by Hollstein). Originally published by Hendrik Hondius in 1610.The series is here in its third state with the "F. de Widt excudit" on the first plate, but with the monogram of Claes Jansz. Visscher, who acquired the plates from Hondius, still present on the other plates. Frederick De Wit was active in Amsterdam from 1654-1690 (Gruys & De Wolf, p. 199) and the paper is watermarked with a seven-pointed foolscap very similar to Laurentius II, 476, dated 1686, so the series was probably issued around that time.Minor stain on the first leaf not affecting the plate and the last leaf browned with torn-off corner restored. Very good copy.

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        A Commentarie of M. Doctor Martin Luther upon the Epistle of S. Paule to the Galathians, First Collected and gathered Word by Word out of his preaching, and now out of Latine faithfully translated into English for the Unlearned. Wherein is set foorth most excellent the Riches of Gods grace ...

      [London]: Diligently revised, corrected, and newly imprinted againe by Thomas Vautroullier dwelling within the Blacke Friers by Ludgate. Cum privilegio, 1580. 4to, small engraved portrait of Luther tipped in before title, woodcut device on title, trimmed close on upper margins occasionally just shaving the headline, with minor worming on lower blank margins of a few leaves, encoaching on last four lines of text in places, [6], 296 leaves, modern green morocco, gilt, a nice copy. A translation of "In Epistolam Sancti Pauli ad Galatas commentarius". STC, 16967.

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        Geheime Kunstkammer: darin[n]en hundert allerhand Kriegs Stratagemata, auch andere unerhörte Secreta, und Machinae mirabiles zusehen, dergleichen in Europa (respectivè) wening zu finden. Ulm, Jonam Saur, 1628. 4to. Half vellum (ca. 1900).

      Bircher A 4515; VD 17, 23:000295W (3 copies); not in Balsiger; Berlin Kat.; Jammes, Cabinets de curiosités; Murray; Sloos, Warfare and the age of printing; for Faulhaber: DSB IV, pp. 549-552. Very rare first and only edition of a catalogue of military and other instruments, models of machines, plans, etc., that Faulhaber displayed in the "Kunstkammer" in his house in Ulm. Johann Faulhaber (1580-1635), taught mathematics at Ulm, where his family moved around 1461, after serving as vassals of the Abbot of Fulda. He became the most important of the "Cossists", mathematicians concerned with algebra. After publishing his first arithmetic text, Faulhaber founded his own school in Ulm in 1600, which grew into an internationally famous educational institute for higher mathematical sciences. He later added an artillery and engineering school. Descartes came to study with him, and Faulhaber had a lively contact with Kepler. Applying mathematics to military engineering, the building of fortifications and the art of fire-arms, Faulhaber was also much in demand as fortification engineer, receiving commissions from the King of Sweden and many others. He published a large number of mathematical works, mostly in German, and invented a number of instruments and machines.Two different readers have checked off items in the catalogue, perhaps indicating those in their own collections.In very good condition.

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        Emblemata politica. In aula magna Curiae Noribergensis depicta quae sacra virtutum suggerunt monita prudenter administrandi fortiterque defendendi Rempublicam.[Nuremberg, Peter Isselburg, 1617]. Small 4to (19 x 14 cm). With an engraved title-page, engraved dedication with the Nuremberg coat of arms and the coat of arms of the eight Nuremberg Senators, and 32 engraved plates with emblems, with engraved captions above and four-line Latin verses below. Modern brown morocco with a large panel on both sides of green imitation reptile skin, encrusted with small gems in centre, chamois endleaves, with matching half morocco chemise and matching half morocco slipcase (Perez-Noriega, 1995).

      Berlin Kat. 4536; Landwehr, German emblem books 372; Müller, Nürnberger Kupferstich 154; Praz, p. 381. First edition of a political emblem book with engravings by Peter Isselburg (1580-ca. 1630) and published directly from the artist's workshop. After the title-page and the leaf with the coats of arms, are five letterpress text leaves, explaining the origin and significance of the 32 emblems generally, with verses in German providing explanations for each individual emblem, also including bibliographical references. Both the text and the Latin verses below each emblem are by George Remus (1561-1625). The designs of the emblems are based on the paintings of the great chamber of the city hall of Nuremberg. The present copy has been recently rebound in a attractive bibliophile binding by Antonio Perez-Noriega, a master pupil of Jean de Gonet. One emblem has been (rather clumsily) coloured, leaving some water stains on the following plate, otherwise in very good condition, some pages only slightly wrinkled.

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        Cristo con la Croce

      1580 - Bulino, fine del XVI secolo, privo di dati editoriali. Da un soggetto di Lambert Lombard. Bellissima prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva, con sottili margini, tracce di piega centrale, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. Opera non descritta. Engraving, end of XVI century, without printing details. After Labert Lombard. A fine impression on contemporary laid paper, thin margins, trace of central fold, otherwise in very good conditions. Undescribed. Dimensioni 220 325mm

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        1: Homeri Ilias postrema editio. Cui originem & exitum belli Trojani addidimus, Coluthi Helenae raptum: et Tryphiodori Ilij excidium. Latine omnia ad verbum exposita, et a F. Porto Cretensi inumeris in locis emendata. 2: Homeri Odyssea. Id est, de rebus ab Ulysse gestis. Ejusdem Batrachomyomachia, et Hymni. Latina versione ad verbum e regione apposita, quam plurimis locis recognita. Secunda editio. In appendice: Coluthi Thebaei Helenae raptus Tryphiodori Aegyp. Ilij excidium. Omnia versione latina & expositione M. Neandri illustrata

      Eustache Vignon, Geneve 1580 - -1574. 2 volumi, in 16°, 13 cm, rilegatura coeva in pergamena morbida, titolo manoscritto al dorso e al taglio superiore del primo volume, al taglio inferiore al secondo volume. p. 921, (23), 839, (11); (79). Frontespizio incorniciato e con scritta in latino e greco. alcune testatine e iniziali decorate. Testo in greco con traduzione latina a fronte. Le 79 pagine dell'appendice: "Coluthi Helenae raptum." sono allegate al secondo volume, non al primo, come da titolo. Al primo volume antico restauro ad una carta e leggero segno di tarlo a 16 carte lontano dal testo; al secondo leggero alone a 10 carte lontano dal testo, qualche antico appunto a matita. Opera in stato di conservazione molto buono e assai raro

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        Tarvisi

      Colonia 1580 - L’opera è inserita nel Civitates Orbis Terrarum, il primo atlante devoto esclusivamente alle piante e vedute delle principali città del mondo. Stampato in sei volumi tra il 1572 ed il 1617 ebbe grande fortuna e diffusione, tanto che ne furono stampate diverse edizioni tradotte in latino, tedesco e francese; gli intagli dei rami sono attribuiti a Franz Hogenberg e Simon van de Noevel. Incisione in rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Dimensioni 490 185mm

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        \"Aquapendente\". Gesamtansicht (17 x 48 cm), darunter \"Tarvisi\". Gesamtansicht (18 x 48 cm) von Treviso im Veneto.

       Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg, um 1580, 36,5 x 48 cm. Fauser 65 und 14215. - Die Ansicht von Treviso mit vier großen Kostümfiguren und Kartusche mit Erklärungen 1 - 11. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Europa, Italien

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        Discours de la religion des ancies Romains, de la Castrametatio et discipline militaire d'iceux. Des Bains et Antiques exercitations Grecques et Romaines, escript par noble S. Guillaume du Choul... Illustre de medailles et figures... segue: Discours sur la castrametation et discipline militaire des Romains. Des bains & antiques exercitations Grecques & Romaines.

      par Guillaume Rouille, a l'escu de Venize, 1580. Due parti in un vol. in-4° pp, 339, (57); 154,(10), due frontespizi con bella marca tipografica, al verso di due frontespizi, xilografia a p. pag. con le armi nobiliari del Du Choul entro bordura architettonica e motto "Honor sine honore beatus", numerosissime illustrazioni xilografiche n.t. anche a piena pagina di Pierre Eskirch (secondo l'attibuzione del Baudrier) raffiguranti medaglie e monete romane e, nella seconda parte, soldati romani, operazioni militari, accampamenti e fortificazioni, bagni termali, ecc. Legatura del secolo sucessivo in piena pelle, dorso a quattro nervi, titolo e fregi in oro, cerniera superiore in parte sfessurata, alcune abrasioni ai piatti. Lievi gore marginali ma nel complesso buon esemplare, fresco con ricco apparato iconografico.

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        Warhafftige und gründliche Solution oder Aufflößung einer hochwichtigen Frag.Ulm, Johann Meder, 1618. Folio. 19th-century(?) half sheepskin parchment.

      DSB IV, p. 552; VD 17, 23:297705X (2 copies); WorldCat (3 copies). Rare first and only edition of a work solving a mathematic problem concerning the calculation of compound interest, by Johann Faulhaber (1580-1635), teacher of mathematics at Ulm. Faulhaber, trained as a weaver under his father, soon turned to mathematics. He became the most important of the "Cossists", mathematicians concerned with algebra in the 16th century. After publishing his first arithmetic text, Faulhaber founded his own school in Ulm in 1600, which gained international fame as an educational institute for higher mathematics and later also an artillery and engineering school. He taught Descartes and had a lively contact with Keppler. Faulhaber was also the first to introduce logarithms into Germany and was much in demand as fortification engineer, receiving many assignments in this field from the King of Sweden and others. He published numerous mathematical works, mostly in German, and invented several instruments.With library stamps. In good condition, with some worm holes in the gutter margin, not affecting the text, and some minor water stains.

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        1580 Recueil des Roys de France, many engravings (coat-of-arms & portraits)

      France 1580 - A nice early (1580) edition documenting the Kings of France, put together for Henri II in the 16th century. The work is widely noted and still respected because the author used archive sources for his history, rather than legend, marking this work more trustworthy than many other so called "histories". The first part of the book describes each of the Kings (from Hugh Capet to Henry II) with portraits of each King in a medallion with the insignia of royalty, and sometimes with weapons (note that some medallions remained empty, 42 in portrait medallions and 16 empty medallions). There are also illustrations of twenty-three coat-of-arms. The author also captured the history of ceremony at the French court, beginning from the times of the Germanic tribes. The author’s descriptions of ceremonies is often still cited in academic research of the French court. "The original manuscript of the Recuffil des roys de France by Jean Du Tillet in the Bibliotheque Nationale at Paris contains a superb series of portraits of the French kings. A careful examination shows that these are true portraits derived from ancient monuments, either statues or original seals." (H. Omont, C. R. Acad. Insc. 1907, pp. 587-589.) About the Author from Wikipedia Seller’s note: I happened upon one online account that said du Tillet hand delivered the true 1st edition of the book to Henri and his mistress (a copy each) in a binding with their initials on them. I can’t find verification of this. His immense legal and historical erudition made ??him indispensable, and he served four kings (François 1st, Henri II, François II and Charles IX). He was able to understand and analyze what new world was being born, and he wrote: "The Estate is the supreme power of the Kingdom of France" He had written the "Estate" and not the king. In that Du Tillet placed above the kings provisional holders of power, "Royalty, the Crown, abstract power and permanent" according to Jean Bodinn. Until the Revolution, the works of Du Tillet were widely reprinted and quoted. In The Spirit of the Laws, Montesquieu quotes the author as a familiar "See Dutillet". Balzac put him directly on stage in his novelistic essay "On Catherine de Medici." Condition Size: 32 x 22 x 4.5 cm Binding is covered in vellum. Some wear to front and rear cover. Boards are mostly straight. Spine has small worm holes. The name on the spine is in gilt, which leads me to believe it’s a 17th or 18th century re-binding. The book was also restored at some point which is indicated by the repaired pages and strengthening to the flyleaf (see notes below). All the page edges are sprinkled with red. Inside the front cover are three different stock numbers. There is a piece of librarians tape up the middle of the flyleaf. Some spotting and yellowing throughout the book (see pictures). There is some light damp staining along page edges but I find little to no instances where it impacts the text. There is what appears to be a (German?) royal crown stamp on the title page. It’s a hawk/phoenix/vulture/? with a crown. A few pages (like the title page and pages 14 and 15 in the pictures) have had small tears repaired professionally. Inside the rear cover there is a graphite inscription on the 1st blank sheet (in Italian) which I believe gives some details of the restoration. Despite flaws, a very clean and handsome copy that will look great in any collection. The book is sound and still retains a noble quality. I am proud to have it in my collection. 2721 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Commentarie of M. Doctor Martin Luther upon the Epistle of S. Paule to the Galathians, First Collected and gathered Word by Word out of his preaching, and now out of Latine faithfully translated into English for the Unlearned. Wherein is set foorth most excellent the Riches of Gods grace .

      London: Diligently revised corrected and newly imprinted againe by Thomas Vautroullier dwelling within the Blacke Friers by Ludgate. Cum privilegio 1580 - 4to, small engraved portrait of Luther tipped in before title, woodcut device on title, trimmed close on upper margins occasionally just shaving the headline, with minor worming on lower blank margins of a few leaves, encoaching on last four lines of text in places, [6], 296 leaves, modern green morocco, gilt, a nice copy. A translation of "In Epistolam Sancti Pauli ad Galatas commentarius". STC, 16967. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        RIMINI., "Rimini. Ariminum validum et munitum Romandiolae opp.". Gesamtansicht (Aufsicht).

      Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg, um 1580, 30,5 x 46 cm (Fauser 11814). Europa, Italien

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        GRIECHENLAND. - Karte., "New Griechenlandt mit andern anstossenden Ländern wie es zu unsern zeiten beschriben ist". Karte von Griechenland und der Westküste Türkei sowie Kreta.

      Altkol. Holzschnitt aus Seb. Münster, "Cosmographia", um 1580, 31 x 36 cm. Mit Kopftitel und Textkartusche links unten. Unten angerändert. Schönes Flächenkolorit. Europa, Landkarten, Südosteuropa - Griechenland

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        BAD SEGEBERG., "Arx Segeberga". Gesamtansicht mit der Diegesburg auf dem Kalkberg, im Vordergrund der Große Segeberger See.

      Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg, um 1580, 33,5 x 46,5 cm. Fauser 12884. - Im Himmel eine Rollwerkkartusche, sowie zwei große Wappen. - Gering gebräunt. Gerahmt. Schleswig-Holstein

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        Discorso sopra 'l Giuoco del Calcio Fiorentino del Puro Accademico Alterato. Al Sereniss. Gran Duca di Toscana Suo Signore.

      Firenze, nella Stamperia de' Giunti, 1580, - in-4 picc. (203x150 mm.), pp. 36 (A-D4, E2), bella legatura coeva in pergamena floscia, con titolo manoscitto da mano coeva ai piatti. Impresa tipografica dei Giunti (V366) con stemma Medici-Cappello e motto "Amat victoria curam" in bordura figurata; una tavola su doppio f. fuori testo (mm 187x238), incisione su rame la quale raffigura una partita in piazza S. Croce. Prima edizione, molto rara, del più importante trattato antico sul gioco del calcio; altre 4 seguirono sino al 1766, a testimonianza di una durevole fortuna dell'opera. Uomo d'arme, letterato, musicologo e regista teatrale, il Bardi (1534- 1612) fu membro della Accademia degli Alterati e poi di quella della Crusca. Descrive ''. una serie di norme: dimensioni del campo, numero dei giocatori, stagione più adatta, come bisogna vestirsi per una partita. offici dei singoli giocatori. l'etica del giuoco'' (Sport e giuochi I, p. 120-162). ''il solo scritto che tratti ex professo del giuoco del Calcio, ma non a torto fu osservato che lo scrittore si preoccupò piuttosto di fare una bella orazione accademica che di spiegare e insegnare il giuoco" (Lensi-Fumagalli, p. 5). Piazza Santa Croce era il luogo più prestigioso dove si svolgevano le partite, tra le quali numerose passate alla storia e ricordate per lo sfarzo esibito e la condizione sociale dei personaggi. Molte furono le personalità, fiorentine e non, che amarono cimentarsi di persona nel Calcio in Livrea, tra queste si ricordano: Piero de' Medici, figlio di Lorenzo il Magnifico; Lorenzo de' Medici, duca d'Urbino; Alessandro de' Medici, duca di Firenze; Cosimo I, granduca di Toscana; Francesco, granduca di Toscana;Vincenzo Gonzaga, duca di Mantova; Cosimo II, granduca di Toscana; Lorenzo e Francesco de' Medici, figli del granduca Ferdinando I; Enrico, principe di Condé. Bell'esemplare con usuali lievi buniture marginali, ex libris al contropiatto anteriore. Moreni I, 84. Camerini, 95; Lensi-Fumagalli, n° 4; Olschki n° 2566. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        San Bernardino da Siena.

      1580 - Bulino, firmato in lastra in basso a sinistra. Da un soggetto di Francesco Vanni. Magnifica prova, particolarmente nitida e contrastata, impressa su carta vergata coeva recante filigrana del "cerchio con angelo", rifilata al rame o con sottilissimi margini, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Eseguita a Monaco, l’opera può essere datata intorno al 1580. Engraving, signed on the plate at the lower left. After Francesco Vanni. A magnificent impression, clear and contrasted, on contemporary laid paper, "circle with angel" watermark, trimmed on the platemark or with narrow margins, in very good conditions. Realized in Munich, this work can be dated around 1580. Hollstein 361, Wurzbach 95 Dimensioni 142 220mm [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Flores D. Augustini ex suis libris de civitate Dei excerpti : Una cum aliquot sententiis et auctoritatibus insignioribus, ex omnibus illius operibus selectis. Nunc nisi in solem emissis.

      Lugduni, apud Gulielmum Rouillium, 1580. (2)+ 389 + (44) pages pp. The book with many fine red underlinings in the text and sone smal nortes. Bound in an impressive contemporary full vellum with large raised bands on spine, Blindtooled arms on boards and caligrafated text on spine , with owners bookplate inside frontboard, stamp and small inscription on titelpage. 17051116

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        San Domenico scaccia il demonio

      1580 - Bulino, firmato in lastra in basso al centro. Edita a Venezia da Luca Bertelli. Buona prova, ricca di toni, impressa su carta vergata coeva, con piccoli margini, in perfetto stato di conservazione. Tra i seguaci tecnicamente più dotati di Marcantonio, Rota fu uno degli artisti che esportò al nord lo stile e la tecnica italiana dell’arte della stampa. Stando agli indirizzi riportati su molte delle sue lastre, era nato a Sebenico, in Dalmazia, la stessa regione natale di Schiavone. Tuttavia la vita dell'artista, prima della sua presenza a Roma, nel 1540, come incisore di riproduzioni, è pressoché ignota. Le prime stampe da lui realizzate coniugavano la maniera raffinata e sistematica di Marcantonio con un'abilità in continua crescita. Engraving, signed at lower centre. A good impression, printed on contemporary laid paper with margins, in excellent condition. Rota was one of those artists who exported Northward the Italian technique and style of printing; he was also one of the most skilled acolytes of Marcantonio. According to the addresses carved on many plates, he was born in Sibenik, in Dalmatia, the same native region of Schiavone. Nonetheless, there are bit a few news about his life before his arrival in Rome in 1540, where he worked ad engraver. His first prints combined Marcantonio’s refined style and a growing technical skill. Bartsch 17; Bury, The print in Italy 1550-1620, p. 191. Dimensioni 217x339. Dimensioni [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        La flagellazione alla colonna

      1580 - Bulino, circa 1580, firmata in lastra in basso al centro. Da un soggetto di Federico Zuccari. Magnifica prova, ricca di toni, impressa su carta vergata coeva priva di filigrana, rifilata al rame, tracce di sporco al verso, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. La scena è ripresa, seppur con alcune modifiche, dalla flagellazione che Federico Zuccari ha dipinto nel 1575 a Roma per l’oratorio del Gonfalone. Gaspare Oselli o degli Uccelli, detto anche Gaspare ab avibus, è incisore nativo di Cittadella che amava definirsi con l’appellativo di Padovano. Attivo a Venezia con bottega all’insegna Arca di Noè, si formò prevalentemente sull’esempio di Giorgio Ghisi, dal quale incise numerose opere, spesso copiandole. Numerose sono anche le derivazioni dai lavori di Marco Angolo del Moro. Tuttavia, le sue lastre più riuscite sembrano essere i ritratti dei principi e membri di Casa d’Austria realizzati su disegni di Francesco Terzi. Questa opera è edita da Benedetto Stefani, attivo verso il 1580. Oselli incise lo stesso soggetto, in forma diversa, per l’editore veneziano Luca Bertelli. Foglio molto raro. Engraving, circa 1580, signed at lower center. After Federico Zuccari. A great impression, printed on contemporary laid paper, good conditions. The scene is shot, albeit with some modifications, by the Flagellation that Federico Zuccari painted in Rome in 1575 for the Oratory of Gonfalone. Gaspar Oselli also known as Gaspar ab avibus, is an engraver native of Citadella, who liked to call himself by the name of Padovano. Active in Venice with a workshop "all’insegna Arca di Noè", was formed mainly on the example of George Ghisi, by whom he recorded several works, often copying them. There are also numerous derivations from the work of Marco Angolo del Moro. However, his plates seem to be the most successful portraits of princes and members of the House of Austria made to designs by Francesco Terzi. This work is published by Benedetto Stefani, active in 1580. Oselli engraved with the same subject in a different form, for the Venetian publisher Luca Bertelli. A very rare sheet. Le Blanc, p. 122, 6. Dimensioni 320 440mm [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        P. VIRGILII MARONIS OPERA nunc emendatiora.

      12 [20] ff., 411, 43 (index)] pp., 1 oversized, folding map. Engraved title page. Preliminary p. [40] and p. 92 printed in red and black. Contemporary vellum. Gilt spine. Label on spine. Triple gilt rules on covers. All edges gilt. First this Elzevier edition, being the first Heinsius edition. This edition suffers from some errors in the text, which Heinsius's son attributed to the printer. Provenience: Front free endpaper with librarystamps: "Bibliothèque de M. A. R. Courbonne - Fallitur hora legendo", "Egregios Cumulare - Libros - Praeclara Supellex - Bibliotheca Cortina". The printing house of Elzevier in the north of the Netherlands (established in Leiden) is often compared to that of Plantin in the Southern Netherlands (established in Antwerp). Both were very successful commercial establishments which carried on for generations in the same family. Elzevier texts, often in small formats, were distributed throughout Europe. This edition of Virgil was edited by Daniel Heinsius (1580-1655), was professor of Greek and Latin at Leiden and one of the most famous Renaissance scholars. Slightely worn.

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        Astronomicarum Institutionum Libri III. Quibus doctrinae sphaericae elementa methodo nova, facili, & ad captum Tyronum aptissima traduntur.

      Venice: Paulo Meietti, 1580. Soft cover. Very Good. Large 8vo. [14.5 x 9.9 cm]. (8), 192 ff., with numerous textual woodcut illustrations. Bound in contemporary limp vellum, manuscript title on spine. Minor rubbing to binding, some wrinkling to spine. Minor browning in some quires, some minor marginal worming not affecting text, a few contemporary inscriptions in the text. Generally very good. Very rare first edition, second issue of this understudied work, "apparently the earliest Italian imprint to depict and discuss the Copernican system" (Gingerich) by the Cologne-born Professor of Mathematics at Padua. The work includes a printed diagram of the geo-heliocentric system of Martianus Capella (41r) as well as a diagram and exposition of the Copernican system (leaf 41v). The work is included in the Galileo bibliography of Cinti (no. 5) owing to the Copernican diagram. Cinti does not comment further than this, but it is interesting to speculate that the young Galileo (b. 1564), whether as a student at Pisa or a lecturer at Padua, may have encountered the Copernican hypothesis in the present work. It is not surprising that the exegesis of Copernicus would come relatively late to Catholic Italy in comparison to Protestant, German speaking countries, in light of both the establishment of the Index of Prohibited Books (1559) and the widespread efforts of the Counter-Reformation to insure doctrinal conformity in printed books. That it passed the watchful eye of the censor at all is probably due to its appearance in an unassuming astronomy primer and the somewhat hypothetical manner in which the theory is expressed. Although the impact of Naibod's work in Italy is difficult to assess, it is positively known that a copy of the first issue was owned by Tycho Brahe, still extant in the Clementinum in Prague, and it has been argued by the historian of astronomy Robert Westman that Tycho's encounter with the geo-heliocentric diagram of Martianus influenced the development of the Tychonic system. It also has been suggested that the Tycho assistant Paul Wittich was familiar with this work, and that the concept of "world system" (systema mundi) employed by Kepler, Tycho and Galileo originated with the present work. "In his elementary textbook of astronomy Valentin Nabod gave the system of Martianus Capella in which Mercury and Venus revolve about the sun. He added that Copernicus had taken occasion from this to make Saturn, Jupiter and Mars, and indeed everything included within the sphere of the moon, revolve about the sun as center of the universe, while the sun and fixed stars remain unmoved. Copernicus had thus 'with so small a number of spheres' saved all the phenomena through the ages, as no one before him had done, with the greatest praise and admiration of the learned. Nabod then presented a figure of the Copernican system, which, as we have seen, was an unusual thing to do in an elementary textbook. He remarked that no one should be greatly offended by the movement of the earth and quiet of the sun. If, however, anyone preferred to consider the earth at rest and the sun as in motion, he could reach the same results by practically the same demonstrations, as was understood by all who knew anything about mathematics" (Thorndike, VI.40). Naibod (d. 1593) matriculated at Wittenberg in 1544, one year after the publication of De Revolutionibus, when the faculty included such important Copernicans as Reinhold and Melanchthon. He also wrote commentaries on the astrologer Alcabitius and on the Sphere of Sacrobosco. He acquired a certain amount of fame in the astrological literature of his own time for the rare feat of successfully predicting the day of his own death (see Thorndike VI.121). OCLC lists Huntington (Dibner), CIT, and Harvard. No American copy of Primarum de coelo (Venice 1573), though OCLC lists 4/5 German/Swiss copies. * Cinti 5; not in Riccardi and no mention in Rose, The Italian Renaissance of Mathematics; Weil Cat.29.39 (c. 1950); Thorndike V.40, VI.40ff., 119ff.; Poggendorf II.

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        Assunzione della Vergine

      1580 - Acquaforte e bulino, circa 1580, firmata in lastra in bassa a destra. Da un soggetto di Marco del Moro. Magnifica prova, ricca di toni, impressa su carta vergata coeva priva di filigrana, rifilata al rame, piega di carta verticale, per il resto in buono stato di conservazione. Benedetto Stefani è editore ed incisore veneto, probabilmente nativo di Verona. Collaborò attivamente con i fratelli Angolo del Moro. Opera molto rara, non descritta dai repertori. Etching and engraving, circa 1580, signed at lower right. After a painting by Marco del Moro. A very fine impresion, printed on contemporary laid paper, showing a vertical paper fold, otherwise in very good conditions. The assumption of the Virgin who appears on a cloud surrounded by putti in the upper part, below the apostles crowd around a tomb, after Marco Angolo del Moro. Benedetto Stefani (1570 - 1580; fl), engraver and publisher; worked with the Angolo del Moro brothers. Possibly also from Verona. A very rare work, not listed in the literature. Dimensioni 380 540mm [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Histoire des neuf livres de Herodote d'Alicarnasse

      Edition Binding in hand maroquin old red ca 1860 signed Capé. Back with nerves decorated with 4 small florets. Title and golden date. Cold framing on boards with angular flags. Slices sorted. Rich interior frieze. Bits, caps and rubbed corners. Chez Claude Micard A Paris 1580 In-12 (8x12,3cm) 573ff. relié

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        Il ricco Epulone

      1580 - Acquaforte e bulino, 1580 circa, non datato; nel margine inferiore un verso in latino Erumnos hic Lazarus iacens ad ianuam divitis micas etiam canibus obiectas de mensa Epulonis petit. Lu. 16. Più a destra : Luca Berteli formis. Bellisisma prova, ricca di toni, impressa su carta vergata coeva ed applicata su antico supporto di collezione, rifiliata al rame, in perfetto sttao di conservazione. La scena raffigura la parabola l’episodio di Lazzaro alla mensa del ricco Epulone, che è parte della parabola di Lazzaro ed Epulone, raccontata nel vangelo secondo Luca 16:19-31. La scena è ambientata sullo sfondo di in un vasto paesaggio in cui, sulla destra,in primo piano emerge una costruzione con archi; sotto gli archi, il ricco Epulone è seduto a meda con altri commensali, mentre all’esterno della struttura c’è Lazzaro appoggiato ad un bastone a mendicare gli avanzi, mentre tre cani abbaiano contro di lui per allontanarlo. Sullo sfondo, si scorge un piccolo villaggio con dei mulini ed un ponte. Sul fiume, c’è una piccola barca con due figure; altre tre sono raffigurate lungo la riva. Secondo Malaspina, l’incisione deriva da un disegno di Domenico Campagnola, perché sulla parabola del ricco Epulone esistono tre incisioni, all’incirca delle stesse dimensioni, tutte con l’indirizzo di Luca Bertelli. Oltre la presente, una seconda con l’episodio della Morte di Epulone e una terza raffigurante Epulone all’Inferno. Quest’ultima presenta nel mezzo un cartello con l’iscrizione D.C.IN. che potrebbe interpretarsi come Domenico Campagnola Inventor Zani elenca l’opera sotto Campagnola ma aggiunge "forse Francesco Valeggio". In effetti Nagler descrive un’opera praticamente identica alla presente, con il medesimo verso latino nel margine e l’indirizzo di Bertelli, avente però il monogramma di Francesco Valegio. Il nostro esemplare, con il solo indirizzo di Bertelli, attesterebbe, quindi, uno stato della lastra anteriore. Il paesaggio è tizianesco, infatti questa incisione è descritta da Hume tra altre che presentano paesaggi "after" Tiziano. Lo stile dell’incisione rimanda proprio alla scuola italiana, più specificamente all’area veneta. Magnifico esemplare di questa opera rarissima. Etching and engraving, 1580 circa, not dated, inscribed at bottom margin: Erumnos hic Lazarus iacens ad ianuam divitis micas etiam canibus obiectas de mensa Epulonis petit. Lu. 16. At right: Luca Berteli formis. A very good impression, printed on contemporary laid paper, trimmed to the platemark, very good condition. The scene depicts a landscape with the story of Lazarus and the rich man (Luke 16:19-31): the rich man is seen at table in an open building with several arches ; near the arch towards the middle, is Lazarus leaning on a stick, while three dogs are barking at him and to the left, in the background, some houses and mills, also a bridge. According to Malaspina, probably the inventor of the scene is Domenico Campagnola, because there are three engravings on Lazarus and the rich man, all with Bertelli address and of the same size: these one; "the death of Dives" and "Dives in hell". The last one, in the center carries the inscription D.C.IN., that maybe means "Domenico Campagnola Inventor". Zani listed the work under Campagnola, but adds "forse (maybe) Francesco Valeggio". Nagler describes a print of the same subject, with the same Latin inscription, the Bertelli’s address but with Francesco Valegio’monogram. Therefore, our example indicates an earlier state of the plate, before Valegio’ signature. The landscape is in the style of Titian, in fact this print is listed by Hume, at n. LXXVIII among the work with a landscape after Titian. A great example of this very rare work. Nagler, (Cf-Gi), p. 396; A. Hume, Notices of the life and works of Titian, LXXVIII; Malaspina, II, 98; Zani, VI (parte II), pp. 248-249. Dimensioni 382 248mm

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        Astronomicarum Institutionum Libri III. Quibus doctrinae sphaericae elementa methodo nova, facili, & ad captum Tyronum aptissima traduntur.

      Paulo Meietti, Venice 1580 - (8), 192 ff., with numerous textual woodcut illustrations. Bound in contemporary limp vellum, manuscript title on spine. Minor rubbing to binding, some wrinkling to spine. Minor browning in some quires, some minor marginal worming not affecting text, a few contemporary inscriptions in the text. Generally very good. Very rare first edition, second issue of this understudied work, ¿apparently the earliest Italian imprint to depict and discuss the Copernican system¿ (Gingerich) by the Cologne-born Professor of Mathematics at Padua. The work includes a printed diagram of the geo-heliocentric system of Martianus Capella (41r) as well as a diagram and exposition of the Copernican system (leaf 41v). The work is included in the Galileo bibliography of Cinti (no. 5) owing to the Copernican diagram. Cinti does not comment further than this, but it is interesting to speculate that the young Galileo (b. 1564), whether as a student at Pisa or a lecturer at Padua, may have encountered the Copernican hypothesis in the present work. It is not surprising that the exegesis of Copernicus would come relatively late to Catholic Italy in comparison to Protestant, German speaking countries, in light of both the establishment of the Index of Prohibited Books (1559) and the widespread efforts of the Counter-Reformation to insure doctrinal conformity in printed books. That it passed the watchful eye of the censor at all is probably due to its appearance in an unassuming astronomy primer and the somewhat hypothetical manner in which the theory is expressed. Although the impact of Naibod¿s work in Italy is difficult to assess, it is positively known that a copy of the first issue was owned by Tycho Brahe, still extant in the Clementinum in Prague, and it has been argued by the historian of astronomy Robert Westman that Tycho¿s encounter with the geo-heliocentric diagram of Martianus influenced the development of the Tychonic system. It also has been suggested that the Tycho assistant Paul Wittich was familiar with this work, and that the concept of ¿world system¿ (systema mundi) employed by Kepler, Tycho and Galileo originated with the present work. ¿In his elementary textbook of astronomy Valentin Nabod gave the system of Martianus Capella in which Mercury and Venus revolve about the sun. He added that Copernicus had taken occasion from this to make Saturn, Jupiter and Mars, and indeed everything included within the sphere of the moon, revolve about the sun as center of the universe, while the sun and fixed stars remain unmoved. Copernicus had thus ¿with so small a number of spheres¿ saved all the phenomena through the ages, as no one before him had done, with the greatest praise and admiration of the learned. Nabod then presented a figure of the Copernican system, which, as we have seen, was an unusual thing to do in an elementary textbook. He remarked that no one should be greatly offended by the movement of the earth and quiet of the sun. If, however, anyone preferred to consider the earth at rest and the sun as in motion, he could reach the same results by practically the same demonstrations, as was understood by all who knew anything about mathematics¿ (Thorndike, VI.40). Naibod (d. 1593) matriculated at Wittenberg in 1544, one year after the publication of De Revolutionibus, when the faculty included such important Copernicans as Reinhold and Melanchthon. He also wrote commentaries on the astrologer Alcabitius and on the Sphere of Sacrobosco. He acquired a certain amount of fame in the astrological literature of his own time for the rare feat of successfully predicting the day of his own death (see Thorndike VI.121). OCLC lists Huntington (Dibner), CIT, and Harvard. No American copy of Primarum de coelo (Venice 1573), though OCLC lists 4/5 German/Swiss copies. * Cinti 5; not in Riccardi and no mention in Rose, The Italian Renaissance of Mathematics; Weil Cat.29.39 (c. 1950); Thorndike V.40, VI.40ff., 119ff.; Poggendorf II. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Madonna col bambino

      1580 - Bulino, firmato in lastra con il monogramma di Albrecht Durer, del quale è una fedele copia. Magnifica prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva, rifilata al rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. The Virgin suckling the child; the Virgin seated on a pillow at centre, with the child; a landscape, in the background. Engraving, signed on image with Dürer's monogram and dated on a plaque '1520'. A strong impression, printed on contempoarry laid paper, trimmed to the platemark, very good condition. Alvin 1866 628; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1979 749; Hollstein 989.II (Wierix) Dimensioni 97 43mm [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        HIERUSALEM

      Roma 1580 - Veduta prospettica della città. Incisa da Giacomo Franco per l'editore Claudio Duchetti. Esemplare nel terzo stato, con l'indirizzo dell'editore fiammingo Henric van Schoel e la data 1602. Si tratta di una derivazione della veduta incisa da Etienne Duperac nel 1575 (Laor n. 1016). Descrizione tratta da Bifolco-Ronca, "Cartografia e topografia italiana del XVI secolo. Catalogo ragionato delle opere a stampa" (pubblicazione prevista per febbraio 2018). Titolo & iscrizioni In alto al centro in un cartiglio retto da angeli il titolo HIERUSALEM. In basso al centro una didascalia Porta aurea p[er] quam Iesus sedens in Asino introvit in die palmarum que Heraclio Imperatori venienti cum ponpa Imperiali reclusa primu[m] miraculose postea ei humiliato aperta fuit, et hodie clausa manet Dei volo[n]tate Saracenis, itaque nequa[n]qua[m] aliquis potesta[m] aperire immo tentates Subito muriu[n]t nec usum habere possunt ingrediendo vel egrediendo, a destra nell’angolo Claudij ducheti formis .R. Altre didascalie indicano luoghi e forniscono notizie di carattere storico geografico Orientazione nei quattro lati al centro con il nome dei punti cardinali, Septentrio, Auster, Oriens, Occidens, Il nord a sinistra. Carta priva di scala grafica. Acquaforte e bulino mm 300x424. Stati & edizioni: 1°: come descritto, Claudij duchetti formis. 2°: aggiunto l’indirizzo Ioannes Orlandi formis romae 1602. 3°: il nome di Orlandi è sostituito da l’imprint Henricus Va[n] Schoel formis. Bibliografia: a) Borroni Salvadori (1980): n. 246; Destombes (1970): nn. 139-139a; Ganado (1994): VI, n. 3 & p. 215, n. 83; Phillips (1914): n. 93; Shirley (2004): II, n. 36. b) Laor (1986): nn. 1012-1014; Tooley (1939): n. 339; Tooley (1983): n. 339a. Censimento: 1°: Chicago, Newberry Library; Firenze, Biblioteca Nazionale; Gerusalemme, National Library of Israel; Londra, British Library; Londra, Royal Geographical Society; Malta, National Library; Milano, Raccolta Bertarelli; Parigi, Bibliothèque Nationale; Roma, Biblioteca Nazionale; Washington, Library of Congress. 2°: Fano, Federiciana; Gerusalemme, National Library of Israel. 3°: Chicago, Newberry Library; Gerusalemme, National Library of Israel; Malta, National Library; Parigi, Bibliothèque Nationale. Bird's-eye view of Jerusalem, engraved by Giacomo Franco and published by Claudio Duchetti in Rome. After Etienne Duperac (1575, Laor n. 1016). Example of the third state of the plate, with the address of the Flamish publisher Henric van Schoel, and the date 1602. Copperplate, with margins, very good condition. Very rare; according with our recent study only 4 examples of the third state are known. Literature: Borroni Salvadori (1980): n. 246; Destombes (1970): nn. 139-139a; Ganado (1994): VI, n. 3 & p. 215, n. 83; Phillips (1914): n. 93; Shirley (2004): II, n. 36; Laor (1986): nn. 1012-1014; Tooley (1939): n. 339; Tooley (1983): n. 339a. Known examples: 1st state: Chicago, Newberry Library; Firenze, Biblioteca Nazionale; Gerusalemme, National Library of Israel; Londra, British Library; Londra, Royal Geographical Society; Malta, National Library; Milano, Raccolta Bertarelli; Parigi, Bibliothèque Nationale; Roma, Biblioteca Nazionale; Washington, Library of Congress. 2nd state: Fano, Federiciana; Gerusalemme, National Library of Israel. 3rd state: Chicago, Newberry Library; Gerusalemme, National Library of Israel; Malta, National Library; Parigi, Bibliothèque Nationale. Dimensioni 424 300mm

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        Two Putti on Clouds With Head of St. John The Baptist. Original Engraving. Very Rare.

      [c1580-1610]., [Italy:] - Beautiful and rare, fine impression engraving, trimmed at border. Tiny stain mark at outer margin top edge, outside of border, no true affect. Mounted at top corners with old mounting tape strips, on larger plain leaf. A beautiful and haunting piece. Suitable for framing. Two winged putti seated on clouds the one at left holds a plate with the head of St. John the Baptist, a putti head beneath. Giovanni Maglioli (fl. 1580-1610), Italian painter and designer of ornamental prints of sea-creatures and putti. Very rare works. Citations: BM: 1878, 0713.1851.

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        Letters Patent in Latin, with transcription and translation, (1533-1603, from 1558 Queen of England)

      1580 - allowing the freehold transfer of property in Sandon, Essex, by John Lathum & Helen his wife, Robert Goddaye & Joan his wife to Anthony Everard, consisting of 3 dwellings, 3 cottages, 3 barns, 3 gardens, 50 acres of land, 20 acres of meadow, 40 acres of pasture, 4 acres of woodland and 2 shillings' worth of rent, for a fee to the Queen's Farmer of 33s 4d, "Not willing that [the parties] . by reason of the foregoing should by Us Our heirs or successors, or by Our Justices Escheators Sheriffs Bailiffs or other Our Officials or Ministers . be thereby hindered molested accused vexed in any way or burdened", 1 side vellum, 7" x 14", endorsed in English "Licence of Alienation .", the seal shows Queen Elizabeth enthroned under a canopy flanked by the Royal Arms, on the reverse she rides side-saddle, the reins in her right, the sceptre in her left hand, c. 5 ins. in diameter, Westminster, 1st September 22 Eliz. I, seal rubbed and defective with loss of legends, on the obverse most of the design is present, on the reverse small portions are missing including the horse's rear leg but still an attractive seal, mended along a former break, light gnawing on folded portion of document at foot (blank except for a clerk's signature, which from a similar document is [Jo: Oy]bon), surface of about 6 words and a few letters rubbed off but all supplied in transcription

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        Corpus doctrinae christianae. Quae est summa orthodoxi et catholici dogmatis [...].

      Straßburg, Th. Rihel, 1580. 8°. Mit Holzschn.-Titelportrait. 10 Bll., 849 (1) S., 32 Bll., Blindgepr. Schweinsldr. d. Zt. über Holzdeckeln auf 4 Bünden m. reicher Blind- und Rollenprägung, goldgepr. Initialen („S. H. F.“) u. Jahreszahl („1581“) am Vorderdeckel sowie dreiseitigem Rotschnitt. Straßburger Druck der ersten evangelischen Dogmatik, eine Zusammenfassung der wichtigsten Grundsatztexte des evangelischen Glaubens. - Der schöne, „H. H.“ signierte Einband zeigt auf den beiden großen Mittelplatten Karl V. und Johann Friedrich von Sachsen (siehe Haebler 182, Xa und XII). - Einband etw. beschabt, bestoßen u. leicht geworfen. Rückendeckel m. Resten eines alten Papierbezugs. Schließen fehlen. Vorsatzbl. m. kl. späterem Besitzvermerk. Kl. Namenszug am Titel. Tlw. alte Anstreichungen bzw. Marginalien. Etw. gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - VD16, M 2892; Muller III, 548, 70; nicht bei Adams u. im BM STC, German Books. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Melanchthon, Corpus doctrinae christianae

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        Testamenti veteris biblia sacra sive libri canonici, priscae iudaeorum ecclesiae a deo traditi

      London: Excudebat Henricus Middletonus, 1580. FIRST EDITION. Woodcut title vignette, woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces. Later tree calf in a contemporary style, spine with raised bands and "Biblia Sacra" in gilt; very narrow strip cut away from top of title page affecting manuscript ownership signature. Lacking the final two parts as well as the separate title pages for the second through fourth individual parts. Contemporary annotations. First edition of the first complete Latin Bible printed in England, one of five imprints of the 1580 edition. The Latin translation from the Hebrew and Syriac was the work of Immanuel Tremellius (1510-1580), an Italian Jewish convert, first to Catholicism, then to Protenstantism. In 1547 he was invited to England by Thomas Cranmer (1489-1556), the Archbishop of Canterbury. In 1549 he succeeded Paul Fagius as Regius professor of Hebrew at Cambridge. He was assisted by Franciscus Junius (the Elder) (1545-1602), his son-in-law. Tremellius' translation first appeared in 1569 in Geneva, and portions relating to the Old Testament were published at Franfurt between 1575 and 1579. He here improved on the work of Thomas Berthelet's 1535 partial printing of the Vulgate to such an extent that he ultimately exerted considerable influence in England and on the Continent ("Although his version was far from faultless, it evinced very thorough scholarship, and for long, both in England and on the continent, was adopted by the reformers as the most accurate Latin rendering. With some alterations it even received the sanction of the universities of Douai and Louvain"; see ODNB). STC 2056.8.

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