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        2 Kupferstich-Ansichten auf einem Blatt aus Braun und Hogenberg "Civitates Orbis Terrarum". Praga. Egra.

      Köln, Braun und Hogenberg, um 1580.. circa 47 x 33,5 cm (nur Bild). 1 Doppelblatt verso deutscher Text. Intaktes Doppelblatt mit zwei Gesamtansichten aus halber Vogelschau von Prag und Eger aus Braun-Hogenberg : "Civitates Orbis Terrarum" mit Titelkartuschen: "Praga, Bohemiae Metropolis Accvratissime Expressa." und "Egra urbs a fluvio..." - Unkoloriert. - Gut erhalten, dekoratives Exemplar, Mittelfalte, nur in den breiten Rändern leicht fleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        Cestria vulgo Chester, Angliae Civitas.

      Braun - Hogenberg, 1580. "Cestria vulgo Chester, Angliae Civitas". Kol. Radiurung (aus Braun & Hogenberg, um 1580). Oben mitten Titelkart., links und oben rechts 11 Wappen. Rechts 2 Kartuschen m. Begleitungstext u. Erklärungen, fig. Staffage. 32,5:44 cm.. Koeman IV, map 874, ed. 41:1-3 (1581 B&H), state 1. - Vogelschauansicht von Chester.

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Karel Krenek]
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        Cordvba

      Janssonius, Johannes, 1580. "Corduba". Orig. copper-engraving after Braun-Hogenberg. Published by J. Janssonius, 1657. Orig. old colouring. With ornamental title held by 2 cherubs with great coat-of-arms, 2 ornamental cartouches with explanatory notes (A-R) and many figures and animals in the foreground. 33,5:50 cm.. A very decorative panoramic view of the city of Cordoba over the Quadalquivir river. With Sierra Morena mountains in the background.

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Karel Krenek]
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        Decem tria loca. - Altkolorierte Kupferradierung (36,8 x 47cm). Gerahmt.

      um 1580.. . Zeigt die Städte: Schwyz, Unterwalden, Zug, Glarus, Basel, Zürich, Bern, Luzern, Uri, Fribourg, Solothurn, Schaffhausen und Appenzell. - Leicht fleckig, sauberer Schnitt im Falz. Bankverbindung in Deutschland vorhanden.

      [Bookseller: Buch + Kunst + hommagerie Sabine Koitka]
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        Barcelona - Eciia

      Janssonius, Johannes, 1580. "Barcelona - Eciia". Orig. copper-engraving after Braun-Hogenberg. Published by J. Janssonius, 1657. Orig. old colouring. 2 views printed from 1 plate. With 2 engraved titles and many figures, animals and ships. 32,5:47 cm.. A decorative panoramic views of the cities of Barcelona and Ecija (drawn by G. Hoefnagel).

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Karel Krenek]
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        Civitas Francofordiana ad M. Altkolorierter Kupferstich.

      um 1580.. unter Passepartout; Bildausschnitt: 33x47,6 cm; Außenmaß: 47,4x60,6 cm; Mittelfalz, an den Seitenrändern des Blattes zwei ca 1x1,5 cm große gebräunte Stellen (nicht störend), verso lateinischer Text.. Ansicht von Frankfurt am Main aus dem ersten Band der sechsbändigen "Civitates orbis terrarum" von Georg Braun und Frans Hogenberg (1572). Blick von Südwesten. Das Straßennetz ist stark vereinfacht, in der Altstadt fälschlich rechtwinklig, die Neustadt flächenmäßig zu klein wiedergegeben. Vorne links drei Figurinen in Landestracht.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        HEIDELBERG, SPEYER, WORMS: Heidelberga, Spira, Wormatia

      ca 1580. Kolorierter Kupferstich, Darstellung: 47,5 x 34,5 cm. Drei Ansichten auf einem Blatt, aus 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum' mit wunderschönem Altkolorit. Leicht gebräunt, Darstellung etwas fleckig und farbfleckig, ansonsten gut erhalten. Verso Latein 34. Three views on one sheet with beautiful original coloring, from 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum'. Paper slightly age-toned, image with light staining and colour staining. Otherwise in a good condition. Latin text 34 on reverse.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor]
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        Neus

      Braun - Hogenberg, 1580. "Nevs". Vogelschauansicht. Altkol. Radierung (aus Braun & Hogenberg, um 1580). Signiert "PP" unten rechts. Mit 2 ausgem. ornament. Kart. und reicher fig. Staffage. 33,5:44 cm..

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Karel Krenek]
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        FRITZLAR: Gesamtansicht

      . um 1580, Kupferstich, koloriert, 15x48 cm.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Murr Bamberg]
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        Vienna Austriae Metropolis, Urbs Toto Orbe Notissima Celebratissima

      ca 1580. Kolorierter Kupferstich, Darstellung: 47,5 x 15 cm. Ansicht von Wien mit zwei Wappen oben, aus 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum'. Mit wunderschönem Altkolorit. Leicht gebräunt und fleckig, hinterlegter Riss in der Falte. View of Vienna with a coat of arms from 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum'. Slightly age-toned and stained, repaired small tear in the fold, in general in a good condition. With beautiful original coloring.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor]
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        Landshut, anno 1580, Braun Hogenberg

      Landshut, ,. Radierung, verlegt bei Braun Hogenberg, in Civitates Orbis Terrarum, franz. Ausgabe, ca. 1580. Sehr guter Erhaltungszustand, breitrandig, nahezu fleckenfrei. Blattmaß: 42x54 cm..

      [Bookseller: Hammelburger Antiquariat]
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        KASSEL: Gesamtansicht

      . um 1580, Kupferstich, 17x48 cm.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Murr Bamberg]
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        Orlando furioso di M. Lodovico Ariosto, tutto ricorretto, & di nuove figure adornato. Con le annotationi, gli avvertimenti, & le dichiarationi di Ieronimo Ruscelli. La vita dell'autore descritta dal signor Giovan Battista Pigna. Gli scontri de' luoghi mutati dall'autore dopo la prima impressione. La dichiaratione di tutte le istorie, & favole toccate nel presente libro, fatte da M. Nicolo Eugenico. Di nuovo aggiuntovi li cinque Canti del medesimo autore. Et una tavola de'principij di tutte le stanze. Conaltre cose utili, & necessarie.

      Venedig, heredi di Valgrisi, 1580.. 2 Teile in einem Bd. (16), 654, (32) SS. Mit 51 ganzseitigen szenischen Textholzschnitten sowie zahlreichen Initialen und Vignetten in Holzschnitt. Flexibler Pergamentband der Zeit. 4to.. Ansprechend illustrierte Ausgabe des "Orlando Furioso"; die ganzseitigen Holzschnitte nach den Vorlagen von Dosso Dossi fanden erstmals in der Ausgabe von 1565 Verwendung. "Ottima edizione sia sul piano iconografico (51 tavole a piena pagina incise in legno) che su quello esegetico: vi sono le annotazioni del Ruscelli, la biografia ariostea del Pigna" (Agnelli). "A c. 2L3r con proprio front.: I cinque canti di m. Lodovico Ariosto" (Edit 16). - Der Titel alt aufgezogen, durchgehend leicht gebräunt, vereinzelt auch minimal fleckig. - Edit 16, CNCE 2796. Agnelli/Ravegiani I, 151. Adams A 1676. Brunet I, 436.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Manuscript document signed.

      Rome, 13. V. 1580.. Folio. 1 p. on double leaf.. Concerning the improvements and building to the Ospedale della Pieta, the well-known convent, orphanage, and music school in Venice, where Vivaldi worked later on. Gregory XIII (born Ugo Boncompagni) is best known for commissioning the Gregorian calendar, which remains the internationally accepted civil calendar to this date. - Minor soiling along lower right edge, scattered abrasions.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        "AUTUMNUS".

      1580. Kupferstich von Philippus Galle nach Johannes Strada, Antwerpen ca. 1580. Ca. 20 x 29,5 cm (Darstellung). Bis zur Darstellung beschnitten und alt aufgelegt, Ecken teils gekürzt, kleine Fehlstelle links oben. British Museum 1957,0413.17. New Hollstein 376.I (Philips Galle), New Hollstein 388.I (Johannes Stradanus) [nach BM].. Oberhalb des Titel, am unteren Rand der Darstellung, mit der Signatur 'Ioha Strada inventor / Phillippus Galle excudebat.' Links und rechts neben dem Titel mit einem vierzeiligen lateinischen Gedicht. Seltenes Blatt aus einer Jahreszeitenfolge. Schöne Darstellung der Weinbauarbeiten, von einem querovalen gestochenem Rahmen umgeben. Zu erkennen sind neugepflanzte Reben, Weinlese, zwei nackte Männer beim Keltern, Fasskeller und Küfer bei der Herstellung eines Fasses.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen]
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        Bretagne, L.J.Waghenaer, 1584, van Deutecom

      Bretagne, ,. Bretagne. "Rouscou". Waghenaer 1580 Bretagne. "Zee Kaerte van Bretaigne: Inhoudende de zee Custen, Bayen, Eylanden, ende havenen, tusschen Rouscou ende Groye". Kol. Kupf.-Kte. von L. J. Waghenaer, 1580 (aus: Spieghel der Zeevaerdt, holländ. Ausg., ab 1584). Mit 2 ausgem. Kart., farb. Windrose, maritimer u. Tierstaffage sowie 6 Küstenprofilen. 34:52 cm. Koeman IV, S. 472, [7a]. - Nordöstl. orientierte Seekarte mit der westl. Küste der Bretagne im frühesten Zustand (von 4) noch ohne den latein. Titel. - Weiße Ränder leicht gebräunt u. tlw. etwas fleckig, vereinzelt kl. Randläsuren u. unten kl. Bugeinriß bis in den Bildrand hinterklebt; oben mittig winziger Wurmstich. A detailed map of the south coast of the Gulf of Biscay from Roscou/Brest up to Vannes. Dutch edition, 1584. The map is engraved by the artist Johannes van Deutecom..

      [Bookseller: Hammelburger Antiquariat]
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        Soest. - Susatum civitas fere inter Westphalicas maxima et opulentissima." Ansicht

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg um 1580: . Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg um 1580. 16x47.5 cm. - Westfalia Picta IV, 345 - Dekorative Ansicht von Süden, im Himmel Wappen des Herzogs von Kleve und der Stadt, Windmühlen im Vordergrund.

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        De zeer wonderlijcke ende warachtighe historie van Mahomet. Inde welcke beschreven ende verhaelt wordt zijn gheboorte, afcomste, leven ende valsche leeringhe, mette confutatie oft wederlegginge van den Alcoran ende quade secte des selfs Mahomet [...].

      Antwerp, Guillaem van Parijs, 1580.. 8vo. 149 , (9) ff, with half-page woodcut of Mohammed and his followers on title page and full-page woodcut printer's device on final leaf. 17th century embossed vellum with manuscript title on spine, sprinkled edges.. Extremely rare first edition of this early Dutch "Life of Mohammed", illustrated with a woodcut of the bearded Prophet preaching to three prostrate devotees. Authored anonymously by "G. S.", the work suggests an unusual European interest in the founder of Islam - at a particularly tense moment in relations between the West and the Islamic World, shortly after the Battle of Lepanto in 1571. It is formidably rare, and is not recorded at Anglo-American or German auction in the last 50 years. - As the title suggests, the present work was designed to offer a "very remarkable and true History of Mohammed, in which is described and treated his birth, lineage, life and teachings". Although ostensibly a translation of an earlier 16th century work by the Spanish Muslim-turned-Christian Juan Andres, the "Warachtighe Historie van Mahomet" is in fact a skillful re-working of Andres meant to focus the reader's attention on the central figure of Mohammed, rather than on the religion itself. Comparison of the present text with the Spanish original indicates that it is in fact based only loosely on Andres's text. Instead, the "Warachtighe Historie van Mahomet" presents Mohammed's life in detail before discussing, for example, his status as a prophet and the miracles worked by him. Its dozens of chapter headings, as a glance at the table of contents shows, almost all explicitly center around Mohammed himself: "The Jews of Medina argue against Mohammed"; "Mohammed's Men take the City of Mecca"; "Mohammed comes to the aid of Heraclius against the King of Persia"; etc. The "History of Mohammed" continues through to his illness and death, as well as a few chapters on his successors Abu Bakr and Umar (fol. xc). An overview of the contents of the Quran is also given (fols. xci-xcv), and a lengthy dialogue is reproduced in full between the rabbi Abdias Ben Shalom (subsequently known as Abdallah Ibn Shelem) and Mohammed, who eventually converts the Jew - a passage found at the end of the Quran. Whatever his motives, the composer of the present Dutch "translation" evidently had a remarkably keen interest in the historical personage of Mohammed, and it is the Prophet's life and deeds which become the focus of the narrative. - As Vincente Cantarino notes, "after the middle of the fifteenth century, and as a direct consequence of the Ottoman expansion in eastern Europe, there was a resurgence of the medieval interest in the composition of treatises dealing with and arguing against the religion of Islam" (p. 27). The most important Western work on Islam during this period was undoubtedly Juan Andres's "Confusion de la Secta Mahometica y d'l Alcora". Andres, who had only converted in 1487, was unique among early Christian writers on Islam. "The authority that the author commanded was due in part to the fact that he had been a Muslim alfaqui and had become a priest and a missionary after his conversion to Christianity" (p. 28). Of Andres's early life we know very little: "His father, Abdala, was an alfaqui in the same city. His education was strictly religious and that he seems to have known the Koran well and been familiar with the Sunna, Sira, and Koran commentators" (ibid). To date, Andres's work has received only cursory attention in the relevant literature, and the present "translation" seems so rare that it is virtually unknown to scholars. With its curiously explicit focus on Mohammed, however, this Dutch adaptation reveals much about Northern European attitudes towards a Muslim enemy they had never encountered in the flesh, and is certainly worthy of further scholarly research in itself. - Lengthy closed tear on leaf lxxx not affecting the legibility of the text; otherwise a very good copy, pages clean and fresh. - Chauvin XI, no. 524 (tentatively attributed to Esquivel de Alava). Belgica Typographica 7197. OCLC 68838554. USTC 407827 (5 copies, 3 in Antwerp). Not mentioned in John Tolan, "European Accounts of Muhammad's Life", in The Cambridge Companion to Muhammad. - On Andres' original work cf. Vincente Cantarino, "From Spoken to Written Language and Back: Some cultural considerations on Hispano-Arabic phonetics", in: Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics VI, pp. 25-36; and Ryan Szpiech, "Preaching Paul to the Moriscos: The Confusion o confutacion de la secta Mahometica y del Alcoran (1515) by Juan Andres", in: La Coronica 41.1 (2012), pp. 317-343.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Missa... for 8 voices. Manuscript music. Tenor 1 part. Italian, ca. 1600.

      . Large octavo (ca. 240 x 179 mm.). Sewn into early grey wrappers with manuscript titling to upper: "Primus Chorus Tenor Missa binae Tenor Primi Chori a 8." 14 pp. including one ruled page without notation. Notated ink on hand-ruled staves. This work is unrecorded in both Grove and RISM.. Mel, a Flemish composer, was "mainly active in Italy. He was of a landed family whose fortunes were closely linked to the Duchy of Lorraine... After Spain annexed Portugal in 1580 Mel went to Rome, where his name appears in that year on a subscription list for two new bells for the Flemish church, S Maria in Campo Santo. Whether or not he studied composition with Palestrina as Baini claimed, his first published works indicate that he was well acquainted with Palestrina's style. The title- pages and dedications of his printed books show that in addition to his continued allegiance to Lorraine... He enjoyed the friendship and patronage of the Valignani, the Henrici and Cardinal Gabriel Paleotto... Mel was well educated and a prolific composer whose aristocratic lineage and connections seem to have ensured him at least a modest fame. His works have not been edited, and have therefore not received the study they deserve. His sacred pieces show him to have been a craftsman, well trained in Dutch counterpoint and a diligent imitator of the Palestrinian style." Patricia Ann Myers in Grove online

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians]
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        Urbium Praecipuarum Totius Mundi

      Köln ca 1580. Kolorierter Kupferstich, Darstellung: 22,5 x 34 cm. Wunderschönes Titelblatt aus dem 4. Band von 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum' von Georg Braun und Frans Hogenberg, mit kräftigem Altkolorit. Mit Personifikationen von Honor, Constantia, Dignitas, Pax, Justitia, Diligenia und Sapientia. Leichte Faltspur, mit leichtem Textdurchschlag, insgesamt gut erhalten. Title page from Volume 4 of 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum' by Georg Braun and Frans Hogenberg. With beautiful vivid original coloring. Soft fold, light traces of text, otherwise in a good condition.

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        De rerum varietate libri XVII. Post alias omnes editiones, nunc recogniti, castigati, infinitisque mendis repurgati. Accessit Capitum, Rerum , ac Sententiarum notatu dignissimarum, Index amplissimus.

      Lyon, St. Michael, 1580.. 8°. Unrechtmäßiger Nachdruck mit fingiertem Druckort. Holzschnitt-Druckermarke auf Titel, 1 gefaltete Holzschnitt-Tafel, zahlreiche Textholzschnitte, 8 (d. le. w.) Bl., 883 S., (24 Bl.). Pergamentband des 17. Jahrhunderts mit vergoldetem floralen Medaillon auf dem Deckeln (etwas fleckig).. Sehr seltener unrechtmäßiger Nachdruck mit fingiertem Druckort Lyon. - Adams C 665; Wellcome I, 1300; vgl. Duveen 117 (Ausg. Basel 1557) und Thorndike V, 563 f.; nicht bei Bird, Durling und Osler. - Eine große naturwissenschaftliche Enzyklopädie mit Kapiteln über Glas , Metall, Mineralogie, Pflanzen, Tiere, Experimente, Magie, Dämonen usw. - "The work forms a sequel to 'De Subtilitate', and, together with it, contains the author's notions on physics and metaphysics. Of special chemical interest is Book X (p. 375-410), comprising one chapter on fire, of which Hoefer (II,95) gives an account, a chapter on distillation with woodcuts of apparatus, and a chapter on chemistry" (Duveen). - "It is a mine of facts, both real and imaginary... Cardano must always be credited with having introduced new ideas that inspired new investigations" (DSB III, 66). - Cardano selbst hat die Entstehung dieses Buches in seinem 'Liber de libris propriis' (Buch der eigenen Bücher) geschildert, und sich beklagt, "daß jemand aus Rache für erlittenen persönlichen Schaden, im Kapitel über die Hexen 'gewisse Wörter' hinzugesetzt habe: Der unbekannte Herausgeber oder erst der Korrektor hat hier der Bezeichnung ihrer aus Venedig vertriebenen Verfolger als raubgierige Wölfe die Marginalie 'Dominicani' beigefügt und noch deutlicher im Register diese als 'dominicani inquisitores, lupi rapaces' bezeichnet. Auf einen Brief hin habe der Autor der vier Wörter gar noch gespottet, was die ihm für Sorgen bereiteten. Und die für ihn gefährliche Ergänzung sei auch in einem vermutlich fingiert in Avignon, wohl in Lyon erschienenen Nachdruck eingegangen. Des verwandten Inhalts wegen fügt er am Schluß von 'De varietate' eine Art Konkordanz zu den 21 Büchern der früher erschienenen Abhandlung 'De subtilitate' bei. Beide Texte stellen Enzyklopädien der Naturwissenschaft von der Kosmologie bis zur Konstruktion von Maschinen, von der Mechanik und Naturwissenschaft bis zur Mystik und Dämonenlehre dar, gemäss, der dualistischen Lehre des Cardanus, nach der eine Urmaterie den Raum erfüllt, in dem die Weltseele, gegenwärtig in allem Körperlichen, als Kraft der Sympathie und Antipathie wirkt und als Licht und Wärme erscheint, mit einem allbeseelten Kosmos, in den der Mensch sich einzuordnen hat, in dem die Religion Staat und Gesetze sanktioniert" (Hieronymus 350). - Durchgehend gleichmäßig gering gebräunt, insgesamt gut erhalten. Titel mit zwei kleinen alten Besitzvermerken.

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        Codex Iustinianus bzw. Corpus Iuris Civilis cplt. in zwei Bänden. Enthält: Band 1: Codicis Dn. Iustiniani Sacratiss. Principis PP. Aug Repetitae Praelectionis Libri XII. Angebunden: Authenticae seu Novellae Constitutiones Dn. Iustiniani Sacratissimi Principis. Notis locupletae ,& recognitae, studio & diligentia Iul. Pacii. Weiter angebunden: Iustiniani Imperatoris Edicat. Item Iustini, Tiberii, ac Leonis, aliorumque Imperatorum Constitutiones. Cum Indice titulorum. Weiter angebunden: Consuetudines Feudorum, partim ex editione vulgata, partim ex Cuiaciana nuns primum vulgaet apposita. Weiter angebunden: Dn. Iustiniani PP. a Institutionum [Iuris] Libri IIII. Compositi per Tribonianum V. Magnificum ... Iul. Pacio. Band 2: Dn Sacratissimi Principis Iustiniani PP. A Iuris enucleati ex omni vetere iure collecti Digestorum sue Pandectarum libri quinquaginta: Graecum legum interpretatione, argumentis, summis, notis aucti & locupletati studio & Opera Iulius Pacii.

      [Geneveae / Genf]: Eustath. Vignon 1580.. 10 Blatt, 888 Spalten, 11 Blatt / 4 Blatt, 328 Spalten / 4 Blatt, 135 Spalten / 2 Blatt und 60 Spalten / 4 Blatt, 1 Falttafel und 104 Spalten und 67 Blatt Indices sowie: 16 Blatt, 1736 Spalten. Spätere Halblederbände auf sechs echten Bünden mit zwei farbigen Lederrückenschildern (berieben und bestoßen, teils beschabt, die Kapitale mit Fehlstellen, die Rücken mit Beschädigungen, die Ecken aufgestoßen, die vorderen fliegenden Vorsatzblätter fehlend, die jeweils ersten Titelblätter mit Fehlstellen [ohne Textverlust], durchgehend alte Anstreichungen, gelegentlich etwas fleckige, im Ganzen aber durchaus noch gute Exemplare). 2°. fest gebunden. Seltene, vollständige Ausgabe des Codex Iustinianus bzw. Corpus Iuris Civilis aus dem späteren 16. Jahrhundert mit sämtlichen Zwischentiteln.

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        De Simonia - Contemporary, original manuscript of Francisco Suarez work "De Simonia".

      ca.1580-1620.. 8°. 93 leaves ((2), 188 pages). Original pigskin. Very good condition with only minor split to upper hinge. Some external wear. Faint dampstain to lower margins. The manuscript seems to be either a compendium of excerpts related to Suarez' "De Simonia" or even an outline of the work, prior to its printing. While it looks like a personal selection, a summary of chapters of the writer, the irregular corrrespondence of chapters between the manuscript and the finished work, allows us to speculate on this manuscript being a possible draft. The manuscript is quarto sized in contemporary vellum with the title penned on an upper spine compartment and the number 41 at the foot of the spine. The manuscript has a title page stating 'De Simonia' which precedes the 93 leaf treatise and is followed by two leaves of 'Index Capitum, que in hoc continentur tractatu'. The manuscript is in a regular forward sloping scribal hand with between 20 and 25 lines per page. The text is divided into 39 chapters. The Index reads: Index Capitum que in hoc continentur tractatu: I - Quid sit Simonia et uncle dicatur (identical with Chapter I of Suarez' "De Simonia" / II - Affectur divisio Simonie / III - An in peccato simoniae sit tantium malitia contra religionem an etiam contra justitiam (identical with chapter IV of "De Simonia) etc. / XVI An Beneficia Ecclesiastica sint materia Simonia Jure Divina nel Jure Ecclesiastico etc., etc. / Images of the work and the Index on request.. [See full text of Francisco Suarez "De Simonia" in "Theologiae Cursus Completus" - by Jacques Paul Migne (Tomus Decimus-Septimus: De Censuris - De Irregularitatibus - De Simonia - De Oratione) Paris, 1841]. Francisco Suarez (5 January 1548 - 25 September 1617) was a Spanish Jesuit priest, philosopher and theologian, one of the leading figures of the School of Salamanca movement, and generally regarded among the greatest scholastics after Thomas Aquinas. His work is considered a turning point in the history of second scholasticism, marking the transition from its Renaissance to its Baroque phasis. His most important philosophical achievements were in metaphysics and the philosophy of law. Suarez may be considered the last eminent representative of mediaeval scholasticism. He adhered to a moderate form of Thomism and developed metaphysics as a systematic enquiry. For Suarez, metaphysics was the science of real essences (and existence); it was mostly concerned with real being rather than conceptual being, and with immaterial rather than with material being. He held (along with earlier scholastics) that essence and existence are the same in the case of God (see ontological argument), but disagreed with Aquinas and others that the essence and existence of finite beings are really distinct. He argued that in fact they are merely conceptually distinct: rather than being really separable, they can only logically be conceived as separate. On the vexed subject of universals, he endeavored to steer a middle course between the realism of Duns Scotus and the nominalism of William of Occam. His position is a little bit closer to nominalism than that of Thomas Aquinas. Sometimes he is classified as a moderate nominalist, but his admitting of objective precision (praecisio obiectiva) ranks him with moderate realists. The only veritable and real unity in the world of existences is the individual; to assert that the universal exists separately ex parte rei would be to reduce individuals to mere accidents of one indivisible form. Suarez maintains that, though the humanity of Socrates does not differ from that of Plato, yet they do not constitute realiter one and the same humanity; there are as many "formal unities" (in this case, humanities) as there are individuals, and these individuals do not constitute a factual, but only an essential or ideal unity ("In such a way, that many individuals, which are said to be of the same nature, are so: only through the operation of the intellect, not through a substance or essence of things which unites them"). The formal unity, however, is not an arbitrary creation of the mind, but exists "in the nature of the thing, prior [ontologically] to any operation of the intellect". His metaphysical work, giving a remarkable effort of systematisation, is a real history of medieval thought, combining the three schools available at that time: Thomism, Scotism and Nominalism. He is also a deep commentator of Arabic or high medieval works. He enjoyed the reputation of being the greatest metaphysician of his time. He thus founded a school of his own, Suarezianism (...). Suarez made an important classification of being in Disputationes Metaphysicae (1597), which influenced the further development of theology within Catholicism (his fellow Jesuit Pedro da Fonseca having a powerful effect on Protestant Scholastic thought in the 16th and 17th centuries). In the second part of the book, disputations 28-53, Suarez fixes the distinction between ens infinitum (God) and ens finitum (created beings). The first division of being is that between ens infinitum and ens finitum. Instead of dividing being into infinite and finite, it can also be divided into ens a se and ens ab alio, i.e., being that is from itself and being that is from another. A second distinction corresponding to this one:ens necessarium and ens contingens, i.e., necessary being and contingent being. Still another formulation of the distinction is between ens per essentiam and ens per participationem, i.e., being that exists by reason of its essence and being that exists only by participation in a being that exists on its own. A further distinction is between ens increatum and ens creatum, i.e., uncreated being and created, or creaturely, being. A final distinction is between being as actus purus and being as ens potentiale, i.e., being as pure actuality and being as potential being. Suarez decided in favor of the first classification of the being into ens infinitum and ens finitum as the most fundamental, in connection with which he accords the other classifications their due. In theology, Suarez attached himself to the doctrine of Luis Molina, the celebrated Jesuit professor of Evora. Molina tried to reconcile the doctrine of predestination with the freedom of the human will and the predestinarian teachings of the Dominicans by saying that the predestination is consequent upon God's foreknowledge of the free determination of man's will, which is therefore in no way affected by the fact of such predestination. Suarez endeavoured to reconcile this view with the more orthodox doctrines of the efficacy of grace and special election, maintaining that, though all share in an absolutely sufficient grace, there is granted to the elect a grace which is so adapted to their peculiar dispositions and circumstances that they infallibly, though at the same time quite freely, yield themselves to its influence. This mediatizing system was known by the name of "congruism." Here Suarez' main importance stems probably from his work on natural law, and from his arguments concerning positive law and the status of a monarch. In his extensive work Tractatus de legibus ac deo legislatore (reprinted, London, 1679) he is to some extent the precursor of Grotius and Samuel Pufendorf, in making an important distinction between natural law and international law, which he saw as based on custom. Though his method is throughout scholastic, he covers the same ground, and Grotius speaks of him in terms of high respect. The fundamental position of the work is that all legislative as well as all paternal power is derived from God, and that the authority of every law resolves itself into His. Suarez refutes the patriarchal theory of government and the divine right of kings founded upon it---doctrines popular at that time in England and to some extent on the Continent. He argued against the sort of social-contract theory that became dominant among early-modern political philosophers such as Thomas Hobbes and John Locke, but some of his thinking found echoes in the more liberal, Lockean contract theorists. Human beings, argued Suarez, have a social nature bestowed upon them by God, and this includes the potential to make laws. But when a political society is formed, the authority of the state is not of divine but of human origin; therefore, its nature is chosen by the people involved, and their natural legislative power is given to the ruler.[6] Because they gave this power, they have the right to take it back, to revolt against a ruler - but only if the ruler behaves badly towards them, and they're obliged to act moderately and justly. In particular, the people must refrain from killing the ruler, no matter how tyrannical he may have become. If a government is imposed on people, on the other hand, they not only have the right to defend themselves by revolting against it, they are entitled to kill the tyrannical ruler. In 1613, at the instigation of Pope Paul V, Suarez wrote a treatise dedicated to the Christian princes of Europe, entitled Defensio catholicae fidei contra anglicanae sectae errores ("Defense of the Universal Catholic Faith Against the Errors of the Anglican Sect").This was directed against the oath of allegiance which James I required from his subjects. James (himself a talented scholar) caused it to be burned by the common hangman, and forbade its perusal under the 'severest penalties, complaining bi...

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        Historiarum de regno Italiae, libri quindecim ... qui libri omnibus in partibus ex reconditis scriptorum monumentis adaucti, eos, qui scripti sunt de Imperio Occidentali, excipiunt, ac narrationem ab anno DLXV usque ad MCC perducunt ...

      Bologna, Societatem Typographiae, 1580.. Folio. 666 (recte 668) S., 33 n.n. Bl. Halbpergament des 17. Jahrhunderts mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild.. Graesse VI, 403. - Adams S 1123. - Ca. vierte Ausgabe des Hauptwerkes von Carlo Sigonio (1524-1584) mit der Geschichte Italiens vom 6. bis ins 12. Jahrhundert. 1591 erschienen posthum noch 5 Bücher. Das Werk wird von den Historiographen geschätzt durch die systematische Quellenarbeit seines Verfassers. - Sauberes Exemplar. Einband an den Kapitalen durch Pergamentstreifen verstärkt. Mit vielen Wurmlöchern am Einbandrücken. (Sprache: Lateinisch / Latin)

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        CONCORDIA ... Christliche/ Widerholete/ einmütige Bekentnus nachbenanter Churfuersten/ Fuersten vnd Stende Augspurgischer Confession/ vnd derselben zu ende des Buchs vnderschriebener Theologen Lere vnd glaubens Mit angeheffter/ in Gottes wort/ als der einigen Richt= schnur/ wolgegruendter erklerung etlicher Artickel/ bey welchen nach D. Martin Luthers seligen absterben/ disputation vnd streit vorgefallen. (zweiter Teil mit eigenem Titelblatt) Summarischer Begriff, derStreitigen Artickel, zwischen den Theologen.....

      Dresden ; Bergen, Gimel d.Ä. und Stöckel, Matthes d.Ä. ;( Dreßden. M.D.LXXX. ; ; (Gedruckt ... ; ; durch Matthes St#[oe]ckel vnd ; ; Gimel Bergen. ; ; ANNO. M.D.LXXX., 1580.. Zwei Teile in einem Band Titelbaltt in rot und schwarz gedruckt [12 nn Bll.] 330 (recte 331) (ein weisses Blatt zwischen Blatt 159 und 160) num. Blätter, ein weisses Blatt [7 nn Bll.] (Register)[25 nn Bll.](Liste der Unterschreibenden) XXIIII Bl. Appendix. Folio blindgeprägter Schweinslederband der Zeit über Holzdeckeln mit Beschlägen mit Rollen- und Plattenstempel, in der Mitte mit Porträt Luthers, umlaufend verschiedene Gelehrten und biblischen Szenen, Hinterdeckel mit zentralem blindgeprägtem Wappensupralibros.. VD16 K 1991 (abweichend zweiter Teil 1580); Herzog-Hauck X, 743. Seltener Dresdener Druck der Konkordienformel mit dem Datum 1580 auf dem Titel und am Schluss: "Dreßden. Gedruckt durch Matthes Stöckel vnd Gimel Bergen M.D.LXXX". Die Formula concordiae, auch nach der Revision im Kloster Bergen als das "Bergische Buch" bekannt, gilt als die letzte symbolische Schrift der reformierten Kirche Luthers. Sie war im Jahre 1577 auf Veranlassung des Kurfürsten August von Sachsen entstanden und sollte endgültig die Streitereien schlichten, die zwischen den Anhängern Luthers in Niedersachsen und Schwaben nach dessen Tode 1546 schwelten. "Um die endlosen Streitigkeiten der lutherischen Theologen beizulegen, veranlasste Kurfürst August von Sachsen mit Vorwissen der vornehmsten protestantischen Fürsten 1576 zu Torgau einen Theologenkonvent, auf dem Andreä, Chemnitz, Chyträus, Musculus, Selnecker und andere eine Einigungsformel aufsetzten, das sogenannte Torgische Buch. Da gegen dieses Buch von verschiedenen Seiten Einspruch erhoben wurde, ließ es Kurfürst August durch die vorgenannten Theologen 1577 im Kloster Bergen bei Magdeburg revidieren. So entstand das Bergische Buch, auch Konkordienformel genannt, welches ... 1580 zu Dresden veröffentlicht wurde" (LThK II, 116). Die Kursächsischen Pfarrer wurden gezwungen, ihr Bekenntnis zur Konkordienformel abzulegen: "Schreibt, lieber Herre, schreibt, dass Ihr bei der Pfarre bleibt." Am Schluss u. a. "irrige Artickel" der Widertäufer, Schwenckfeldianer und neuen Arrianer sowie 23 Blatt mit dreispaltigen Namenslisten der Unterzeichner, geographisch geordnet. Titelblatt etwas gelockert, Vorsatz und die ersten Seiten unter angerändert. Hinterer Deckel mit Fehlstelle, Schließbänder fehelend, insgesamt aber noch gutes Exemplar in kräftigem Abdruck.

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        Elementorum libri XV.

      Köln, Matern. Cholinus 1580.. Quibus, cum ad omnem Mathematicae scientiae partem tum ad quamlibet Geometriae tractationem, facilis comparatur aditus. 8°. 14 Bll. (a1-8, b1-6), 203 S. Mit Druckermarke, zahlr. Diagrammen u. geometr. Figuren in Holzschn. Flex. Pgmt. d. Zt. Rückensch. abgelöst. Wurmgänge a. d. ersten u. letzten Bll.. vgl. BMC 288 (Ausg. 1587); vgl. Benzig 228; VD16, E4160 - Beigeb.: ZALLAMELLA, Pandulpho. Tabula quaestionum omnium scoti; Cum reductione illarum ad unitatem triplicem, alphabeti scilicet, materiae, & propositionis. Venedig, N. Morettus 1591. 80 S. - Erste Ausgabe, im Todesjahr d. Verf. erschienen. Pandolfo Zallamella wurde 1551 in Ravenna geboren u. war seit 1568 Schüler von G. Porta, der ihn sehr geschätzt haben muß, da er ihn bei seinem Abschied 1574 als Nachfolger für das Domkapellmeisteramt in Ravenna vorschlug.

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        Varii tractatus. Segue: Ferratii Th. - Tractatus cautelarum.

      - Venetiis, (Giovanni Antonio Bertano), 1580, in-8, pergamena coeva. Marca tipografica e capilettera incisi. (Collazione corrispondente a quanto indicato in ICCU).

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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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        Magdeburgum." Ansicht aus der Vogelschau

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg um 1580. 32.5x43.5 cm. - Hinz 9 -

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        Warborch. Warburgum, elegans Westphaliae Opp." Ansicht von Süden

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg um 1580. 18x47.5 cm. - Westfalia Picta V, 931 -

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        Recueil Des Roys de France, Leurs Couronne et Maison, Ensemble, le Rengs des Grandsde France, par Jean du Tillet

      Jacques du Puys, Paris, 1580. First Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. Later (ca. late 18th c.) leather backed boards, rebacked neatly with the spine laid back down, light dampstain early on, title soiled with a small repair to the fore edge, neat annotations in an early hand scattered throughout - occasionally cropped when the book was trimmed. Lacking the Chronique Abregée which is usually found afterwards. [12] 471, [26]. Filled with woodcut portraits and coats of arms. Adams D1208 (for the 1586 edition). Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Inventory No: 044358. .

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        Eschwege/Fritzlar. 2 Gesamtansichten auf 1 Blatt. Kolor. Kupferstich von Braun/Hogenberg, um 1580. Ca. 30,5 x 48 cm.

      Verso mit deutschem Text.

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        Praga, Bohemiae Metropolis Accuratissime Expressa. - Praga." Aufsicht von Süden mit Blick moldauabwärts, der Hradschin links

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg um 1580. 18.7x47.8 cm. Unten schmales Rändchen. -

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        Heidelberga. - Florentissimae civitatis Heidelbergensis Palatinatus Metropolis iuxta Neccarum posita." Gesamtansicht mit Schloss und Neckar

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg um 1580. 11x47.5 cm. - Schefold, Baden 24588 -

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        Historia naturale ... tradotta per M. Lodovico Domenichi. Con le postille in margine, nelle quali, o vengono segnate le cose notabili, o citati altri auttori, che della stessa materia habbiano scritto, o dichiarati i luo

      Subject: (Storia naturale). Venezia, appresso Alessandro Griffio, 1580, in-8vo legatura in piena pergamena coeva con iscrizione emanuense al dorso (qualche macchia ai piatti) pp. 55-1188, marca xilografica al frontespizio, testatin e capoletteraxilografici figurati. Carta lievemente brunita, foro di tarlo all'interno che interessa unicamente un margine bianco. Complessivamente una buona copia.

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        Instructie voor alle Wisseleers de generael Meesters van de Coninck Maiesteyts munte

      Guillaume van Parijs, Antwerpen (Anvers) 1580 - In-8° étroit (29,5 x 11 cm), titre, 65 ff., 12 feuillets manuscrits de notes anciennes in fine du 16e ou 17e siècles (les deux derniers feuillets manuscrits avec des manques), demi veau du XIXe siècle, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, plats marbrés. Restauration dans la marge de la page de titre sans perte de texte. Pâle mouillure sur 14 feuillets. Blason sur la page de titre, marque de l'imprimeur au verso du dernier feuillet. BIEN COMPLET DES 65 PAGES DE MONNAIES GRAVEES qui semblent toutes du XVIe siècle et de tous les pays d'Europe. Chaque page présente les deux côtés de 5 à 10 pièces. De toute rareté.

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        Civitatis Werdenae Exactiss. Descrip." Gesamtansicht mit der Abtei vom anderen Ufer der Ruhr aus

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg um 1580. 18.5x42 cm. - Bechthold S. 52f. -

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        Thucydidis Atheniensis Historiae de Bello Peloponnesiaco, Libri octo, è Graeco sermone in Latinam linguam conversi, a Vito Winsemio Patre. Nunc denuo ad exemplum ab ipso authore ante obitum diligentissime regognitum, recusi & editi.

      (Matthäus Welack), Wittenberg 1580 - 8vo. Mit 1 Holzschnitt-Druckermarke (Selfisch). 20 Bl., 848 S. Schweinsldr. d. Zt. auf Holzdeckeln. m. blindgeprägt. Deckeln. 4 Bünde, hs. Rückentitel, Rotschnitt. VD16 T1123. - Lateinische Ausgabe des Peloponnesischen Krieges, aus dem Griechischen übersetzt von dem Wittenberger Graecisten Veit Örtel gen. Winsheim (1501-1570). - Einband mit Wappenprägung im Mittelfeld d. Vorderdeckels (Löwe m. Umschrift "Anna Maria. [unleserl.]") u. ornamentalen Rolenstempeln, stärker berieben u. m. einigen Wurmlöchlein im unteren Bereich d. Deckel, die auch durch einige Bl. im Rande gehen. Vorderdeckel gelockert, Tintenschrift auf Innendeckel u. Titel. Stellenweise Marginalien. gr.

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        Oenipons sive Enipontus vulgo Inßpruck, Tirolensis comitatus urbs amplissima." Aufsicht mit dem Inn und den Bergen

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg um 1580. 33.5x42.8 cm. - Nebehay / Wagner 108. II, 42 -

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        General Articul vnnd [und] gemeiner bericht/ wie es in den Kirchen mit den Pfarhern/ Kirchendienern/ Schulmeistern/ Dörffcüstern/ den eingepfarten/ vnd sonst allenthalben/ Vermöge Hertzogen Augusten Churfürsten zu Sachsen/ etc. ausgegangen Kirchen/ Policey/ vnd andere ordnungen/ auff etliche verordnete vnd beschehene Visitation, gehalten werden sol

      Dresden, Gimel Bergen von Lübeck 1580. 19 cm. (94) Blatt mit 2 Wappenholzschnitten und 1 gefalteten Stammtafel, Titelbl. in Rot- und Schwarzdruck, neuer Pappband - Richter, Kirchenord. II, 178ff - VD16 S 876 - Die zweite Ausgabe der ersten Kirchenordnung Kursachsens, begründet durch die Instruktion für die Visitatoren von 1555. Enthält in 44 Artikeln und a.: Ordination, Katechismus, Taufe, Kommunion, Bann, Bestattung, Zehnten, Kollekten, Glocken, Versorgung der Witwe und Waisen eines Pfarrers, weltliche und kirchliche Gerichtsherren. Der Anhang über die Eheverbote mit einem eigenen Titelblatt und Stammtafel zur Erklärung der Verwandtschaftsverhältnisse. Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, Stammtafel kurzer Einriß unterlegt -

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        De la demonomanie des sorciers.

      Paris, J. du Puys, 1580. 4to. Recently bound in an absolutely magnificent pastiche-binding, perfectly mimicking a sumptuous late 16th century French gift-binding, of olive-green full morocco with elaborately gilt spine, magnificently gilt boards (gilding consisting in leaves and branches). All edges gilt. Front end-paper with presentation-inscription pasted down, worn at edges, just shaving the top of the first letter of the inscription. A few neat repairs to first few leaves and corner of last leaf - all far from affecting text. A very nice and clean copy. Contemporary marginal notes (by Varroni, the presentee?). Woodcut title-vignette, woodcut headpieces, woodcut end-vignette, and a few woodcut initials. (14), 252 (recte: 256) ff.. Scarce first edition, presentation-copy, of Bodin's seminal "Demon-Mania", the most important book on witchcraft of the era. The work profoundly influenced the position on witchcraft of the following half century and directly influenced the course of witch trials of this period. The work is furthermore of fundamental importance to the understanding of Bodin's tripartite world picture and constitutes an invaluable supplement to his "Six livres de la république".With a presentation-inscription, in Latin, in contemporary hand, to the pasted-down front end-paper, noting that Bodin gave this copy to a government official, Varroni, in Northern France: "Cl. Varroni reg. consiliario urbis Alaunae Veromanduor, metropoleos I. Bodinus D.D." (D.D. = Dono Dedit = "gave this gift"). "Jean Bodin's "On the Demon-Mania of Witches" (De la démonomanie des sorciers) appeared in 1580 and rapidly became a major publishing success. It underwent at least twenty-three editions and was translated from its original French into German, Italian and Latin. It was surely the most published work of the era on the subject of demons and witches. Because of its wide distribution, it has been considered by generations of historians to have been an extremely influential book, responsible in itself for large-scale prosecutions of witches in the four or five decades following its appearance." (Pearl, p. 9).The present first edition constitutes not only the original version of the work, but also the model for all French editions that followed (as well as the later translations) - as many as 11 between 1581 and 1616. Bodin edited an edition in 1587, which contained some additions; that edition is considered very flawed, however, and no subsequent editions were based upon it. Jean Bodin (1529/30 - 1596), "one of the towering figures in the history of French thought" (Scott), was a lawyer, economist, natural philosopher, historian, and one of the major political theorists of the sixteenth century. His main work, the "Six livres de la république" is one of the most important works of modern political thought. Here Bodin gave the first systematic statement of sovereignty and coined the term "political science". With his theory of the State and statement of Sovereignty, he fundamentally changed the history of political thought in the West. The "Six livres de la république" is Bodin's most famous and frequently read work. Due to the seemingly "supernatural" contents of the "Démonomanie", scholars have had difficulties recognizing the Bodin of the "Six livres" in this work, which, within its domain, was just as influential. There has been, however, increasing recognition of the political contents of the "Démonomanie", and a tendency towards reconciliation of the great works by this towering figure of early modern French thought. First of all, the work is written with the same impressive thoroughness and style as Bodin's other works. Second, although based upon a concrete sorcery case, the "Démonomanie" is of the utmost importance to the understanding of Bodin't tripartite world picture and his attempts at maintaining a clear line of separation between the world of nature and the supernatural. His monumental conception of "Theatrum Naturae" is just as dominant as a thematical background in his "Démonomanie" as it is in his "Six livres" and there ought to be no doubt about the fact that the basic features of his system of thought are dominant in the present work, which due to its concrete matter of investigation is all the more interesting. In fact, the "Démonomanie" is now considered an invaluable source for the general thought of the great political thinker. With its two-fold turn of focus on social problems and questions of natural-philosophical and theological character, the "Démonomanie", in accordance with Bodin's scientific plan of life, marks the transition from "human sciences" to "the science of natural and divine things". "Contrary to the judgment of the Enlightenment thinkers, this midway-position does not reduce its value in the Bodin corpus; on the contrary: Precisely this work is suitable for clarifying and illustrating the unity of his works." (Own translation from the German. Lange, p. 162). Concerning himself with witchcraft and demonology, which is what Bodin does in the present work, we here find an emphasized statement of his thoughts on women, on punishing and sentencing, and on the general threats of state and society. Having experienced severe criticism of his earlier works, Bodin's critics became more serious and dangerous with regard to his "Démonimanie". In his letter of dedication (December 20, 1579) to Christophle de Thou, the first president of the Parlement of Paris, Bodin explained his motives for writing the work. "First, he hoped to denounce the mania, the spiritual errors, and distraction, as well as the "fury" that sorcerers possess as they "chase after the devil." He wrote this treaty with two purposes in mind: on the one hand, "to use it as a warning to all who will see him [the devil]," and on the other hand, "to alert readers that there is no crime that could be more atrocious or deserve more serious punishment." Bodin wished to speak out against those who "try by all means to rescue the sorcerers through printed books." He reminded all that "Satan has men in his grasp who write, publish, and speak claiming that nothing that is said about sorcerers is true." It was essential to provide the tools to magistrates and judges, who were confronted by the accused sorcerers, in order to face this formidable problem. The work was bold and perilous for its author. Many wondered if Bodin, so curious about this topic, such an expert, so convinced of the devil's existence, may not himself have been involved with witchcraft. These suspicions alarmed the authorities, and on June 3, 1587, the general prosecutor to the Parlement of Paris ordered the general lieutenant of the baillage of Laon to proceed with a search of Bodin's home, on suspicion of witchcraft. This inspection brought no results due to the intervention of eight prominent citizens and two priests who registered their support of Bodin." (SEP)."The conclusions of the proceedings against a witch, to which I was summoned on the last day of April, 1578, gave me occasion to take up my pen in order to throw some light on the subject of witches, which seems marvelously strange to everyone and unbelievable to many... And because there were some who found the case strange and almost unbelievable, I decided to write this treatise which I have entitled "The Demon-Mania of Witches", on account of the madness which makes them chase after devils: to serve as a warning to all those who read it, in order to make it clearly known that there are no crimes which are nearly as vile as this one, or which deserve more serious penealties. Also partly to respond to those who in printed books try to save witches by every means, so that it seems Satan has inspired them and drawn them to his line in order to publish these fine books." (Bodin's Preface).A feature which clearly distinguishes Bodin's theories on witchcraft from late medieval and early Renaissance demonology is his struggle against skepticism, and the gender strategies that he deploys in the present work to thwart Skeptics, constitute a central feature of his modern demonology - a demonology that came to be dominating for more than half a century. The "Démonomanie" is a work designed to update a vast corpus concerned with the identification and punishment of witches. It provides us quite clearly with Bodin's thoughts on divinity, punishment, practice of law, and not least on women - women in general and women in society. "[W]omen generally serve as means to an end in Bodin's thought. The wife's natural inferiority to the husband provides an analogy for a nonreciprocal relation of command and obedience that he establishes between the sovereign and his subjects in "De la république". In "De la démonomanie", Bodin's portrayal of women as the possessors of unsavory secrets and his characterization of the confessions of witches as fragments of a grandly devilish design create the need for hermeneutical expertise - expertise that he claimed to have. In using women to "think with", the author of "De la démonomanie" had much in common with his opponent, the Lutharen physician Johann Weyer, who protested against the witch trials in "De praestigiis daemonum" (1563)." (Wilkin p. 53).An important part of Bodin's defence of the existence of witchcraft lies in the latter part of the present work, namely the pages 218-252, which constitute the famous refutation of the opinions of Johann Weyer ("Refutation des opinions de Jean Wier"). In his "De praestigiis daemonum" from 1563, Weyer had argued that that which we call witchcraft is actually manifestations caused by mental illness of the women in question. It is interesting to see how much Bodin actually drew on Weyer, while at the same time attacking him on both scholarly and legal grounds. As the thorough and classically bred scholar that he was, he cited both classical, Arab, and Christian authorities on witchcraft against Weyer. He arrays the authority of all philosophers, prophets, theologians, lawgivers, jurists, rulers, etc. Ultimately, Bodin here became the first to challenge Weyer's denial of the right to judge and punish the mentally ill, making the work of foundational importance to the following development of legal theory specifically targeted on the punishment of insane men and women. "As a major Renaissance scholar, Bodin based his work on an extensive and varied group of sources. He depended heavily on the Old Testament, classical and patristic authorities and a large number of medieval scholastic works. He was immersed in the late medieval legal and canon law traditions. He also cited a large number of recent and contemporary texts like the "Malleus meleficarum", as well as accounts told by friends and acquaintances. Interestingly, while Bodin condemned the work of Johann Weyer, he mined this book for anecdotes and accounts when they could be useful." (Pearl).The refutation of Weyer shows Bodin as a formidable controversialist. The reason why the "Démonomanie" is published two years after the trial of Jeanne Harvillier, which is constitutes the concrete basis of the work, is that Bodin needed time to carefully prepare the most effective resonse to Weyer's works and attach it to his own. Bodin seeks total demolishment of his opponent - and, as time will tell, he succeeds. Despite some modern disciples, Weyer's position was largely traditional. His aim is not to deny the existence of Satan, nor of satanic practitioners, but rather to contend that those suspected of witchcraft are delusional and victims of mental illness. "Weyer's characterization of women replicated the views of the "Malleus Maleficarum" (1487), or "witches hammer", one of the first and certainly the most influential manual for identifying and prosecuting witches... Weyer draws from the same sources as Kramer to argue that women cannot be held accountable for the crimes for which they stand accused and to which they often confess... Vying with the author of the "Malleus", weyer inscribes in etymology the correspondence between the soft female body and her persuasive mind... Weyer's portrayal of women diverges from that of Kramer only in his assessment of the witch's responsibility." (Wilkin, pp. 13-14)."The essentially melancholic imagination of women, he argues, makes them incapable of the sense perception to which he assigned pride of place in the search for truth. The madness with which Weyer diagnosed witches thus masked the contradiction that vitiated his plea. Identifying the susceptibility to demonic illusion as a feminine trait was to compartmentalize it, to limit implicitly the damage that the Devil could inflict elsewhere - for instance, on the perception of learned physicians. Those who refuted "De praestigiis daemonum" rejected the hermeneutical advantage that Weyer claimed for himself. To the gender strategy by which he claimed his advantage, however, they did not object. Weyer's vociferous adversary, Jean Bodin, decried the physician's medical diagnosis of witches; nevertheless, he called upon woman to embody his opposing hermeneutics. The phenomenon that Clark has felicitously termed "thinking with demons" was thus, I argue, inseparable from another thought process: "Thinking with women"." (Wilkin, pp. 9-10).The "Démonomanie" also constitutes a seminal exercise in jurisprudence, which came to set the standard for following decades. Bodin's aim was not only to make sure that witches were judged and punished, he also aimed at fair trial rules according to principles of law developed over centuries in the secular and ecclesiastical courts. Also in this way, the work differs profoundly from other works on demonology and witchcraft and shows us the author as a profound political and legal thinker, whose aim was to alter society for the better. Because this interesting work places itself amidst the divine and the earthly, between the supernatural and the natural, we find in it a wealth of themes that go beyond the actual witch trial with which Bodin begins his work. It is also for these reasons that the work provides us with an even more thorough knowledge of the foundational thoughts of the great legal and political thinker that is the author. See: Rebecca May Wilkin: Women, Imagination and the Search for Truth in Early Modern France, 2008.Jean Bodin: On the Demon-Mania of Witches. Translated by Randy A. Scott with an Introduction by Jonathan L. Pearl, 1995. Ursula Lange: Untersuchungen zu Bodins Demonomanie, 1970

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        Le liuer des assises & plees del corone, moues & dependauntz deuaunt les iustices, sibien en lour circuitz come aylours, en temps le Roy Edwarde le tierce, ouesq[ue]z vn table des principal matters del plees del corone

      London: ¶ Londini in ædibus Richardi Tottelli. [Richard Tottell] Anno Domini. 1580. [colophon:] [fleuron] Imprinted at London in Fletestrete within Temple Barre, at the signe of the Hand and Starre, by Rychard Tottel, the xvi. day of March. ¶ Anno domini a verbo nato. 1580., 1580. Book. Very Good. Leather. 3rd Edition. Description: Sm. folio (11 × 8 in): [46], cccxxvi l. Early calf. · Register: 2º: ^[pi]A^4 A-H^4 ¶^4 ¶¶^6 ²A-4L^4 4M^6 (in this copy, the gatherings signed '¶' and '¶¶' are bound after the preliminary matter). · Condition: Rebacked, front joint cracked, cords secure. Numerous early marginal annotations. · Comments: First printed around 1514 from a manuscript now lost, the book of assizes is unique among the year books for reporting cases on circuit in the country, rather than those argued at the bar in Westminster. In addition to reprinting Rastell's preface to the first edition, this edition includes several tables and a table showing the assize circuits and justices for 23 Eliz. (1581), doubtless because Rastell's edition contained a similar table for 5 H.8 (1514). An inscription on the title-page shows the date of purchase (28 September Aº Eliz. 23, i.e. 1580.) and the price paid. There are manuscript notes in an early hand on nearly every page, many of them extensive. · References: Devereux, A Bibliography of John Rastell 88-90; Beale R51; ESTC S121396; STC 9601..

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        (Pozzuoli/Baia) Puteoli/Baiae

      Cologne, c. 1580. Map. Copper engraving, two views on one sheet, platemark 29.5 x 49 cms, fine original hand-colour, German text on verso. The Civitates Orbis Terrarum - Cities of the whole World - was one of the best-selling works of the late sixteenth-century. It was a monumental work completed over 45 years between 1572 and 1617. It was the first systematic city atlas (containing the first printed views of many towns). Braun wrote the text and Ortelius - who travelled with the artist Joris Hoefnagel - supplied much of the material, which was then engraved by Novellus and Hogenburg. There were a number of editions, mostly with Latin text, but it is extremely difficult (and as Koeman says ‘of secondary importance’) to differentiate between them, as the state of the plates and their number and order does not vary.

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        Hamburch Ein Vorneliche Hanse Stat. - Hamburga, Florentissimum inferioris Saxoniae emporium ... M.D.Lxxii." Gesamtansicht von der Elbseite

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg um 1580. 15.4x47 cm. -

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        Tiburtum vulgo Tivoli

      Cologne, c. 1580. Map. Copper engraving, platemark 33.5 x 45.5 cms, fine original hand-colour, German text on verso. The Civitates Orbis Terrarum - Cities of the whole World - was one of the best-selling works of the late sixteenth-century. It was a monumental work completed over 45 years between 1572 and 1617. It was the first systematic city atlas (containing the first printed views of many towns). Braun wrote the text and Ortelius - who travelled with the artist Joris Hoefnagel - supplied much of the material, which was then engraved by Novellus and Hogenburg. There were a number of editions, mostly with Latin text, but it is extremely difficult (and as Koeman says ‘of secondary importance’) to differentiate between them, as the state of the plates and their number and order does not vary. One of the remarkable things about the Civitates is that the town views and plans were taken from eye-witness observation rather than improvised in the manner of earlier geographical works - one thinks of the many spurious 'views' in the famous Nuremberg Chronicles for example - and the little group walking down the steep path in the foreground is often taken to be a form of self portrait, showing Hoefnagel and Ortelius themselves, whose visit to Tivoli in 1578 is recored in the legend, bottom left. The inset shows the impressive waterfall just outside the town.

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        Civitatis Werdenae Exactiss. Descrip." Gesamtansicht mit der Abtei vom anderen Ufer der Ruhr aus

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg um 1580. 18.5x41.8 cm. - Bechthold S. 52f. - Farben etwas blass, 2 kurze Einrisse in der Bugfalte restauriert.

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        Saltzburgk." Gesamtansicht mit Hohensalzburg und Salzach vom Kapuzinerberg

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg um 1580. 33x51 cm. - Nebehay / Wagner 108, 3.47 - Fuhrmann 12 - Die schöne grosse Ansicht in dekorativem Altkolorit, mit Wappen, Legende und Kostümfiguren im Vordergrund. In bestem Erhalt, lediglich ein kurzer Einriss in der Kartusche vorn nicht sichtbar restauriert.

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