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        Enchiridion medicum de cognoscendis curandisque tam externis, quam internis humani corporis morbis

      typis Oporinianis per Balthasarum Han & Hyeronimum Gemusaeum, 1583. - typis Oporinianis per Balthasarum Han & Hyeronimum Gemusaeum, Basilae (Bâle) 1583, petit in - 4 (18,7x13cm), (16) 823pp. (39)., relié. - First Edition. Assente Brunet. Assente il BN della Francia e cataloghi francesi. Velina tempo pieno per recuperare di nuovo le tracce senza titolo di lacci. Foxing marginale chiara sulle prime 100 pagine e l'ultimo 100. Una vol. piccolo in 4 (18,7 x 13 cm) (16) 823 pp. (Tabella 39). Manuale di medicina molto completa e rimedi Trincavelli (1496 - 1568), medico e professore a Padova con Silvio Montpellier opposti Gallien. L'edizione è stata preparata da un professore di medicina in Svezia, Anders Christensen (1551 - 1606). Il manuale copre tutte le infezioni, fratture e tutti gli organi, è composta anche di parti di purganti ed emetici. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Absent à Brunet. Absent à la BN de France et aux catalogues français. Reliure en plein vélin à recouvrement d'époque, dos sans titre, traces de lacets. Mouillures marginales claires sur les 100 premières pages et les 100 dernières. Un Vol. petit in 4 (18,7 x 13 cm) de (16) 823 pp. (39 de tables). Manuel de médecine fort complet et de remèdes de Trincavelli (1496 - 1568), médecin et professeur à Padoue qui avec Sylvius à Montpellier s'opposa à Gallien. L'édition a été établie par un professeur de médecine de Suède, Anders Christensen (1551 - 1606). Le manuel traite de toutes les infections, les fractures et de tous les organes, il est également composé de parties sur les purgatifs et les vomitifs.

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        Ritratto di Johannes Stradanus

      1583. Bulino, circa 1583, firmato in lastra in basso. Da un disegno di Jan van der Straet detto Stradano. Esemplare di secondo stato, con l'aggiunta delle scritte. Magnifica prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva priva di filigrana, rifilata al rame ed applicata per un lato su antico supporto di collezione, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Il Goltzius incide tre differenti ritratti dell'artista fiammingo; questa lastra, incisa nel 1583 è la più antica delle tre, ed è ispirata da un disegno di Stradano da cui il Goltzius prende in prestito anche le figure allegoriche, come documenta un disegno oggi conservato agli Uffizi di Firenze. Le tre donne della cornice ornamentale rappresentano le allegorie dell'architettura, della pittura e del disegno. Bellissimo esemplare di questo suggestivo ritratto. Engraving, 1583 circa, signed on lower plate. After a drawing by Jan van der Straet, also known as Stradano. Example in the second state, with some writings added. Magnificent work, printed on contemporary laid paper without watermark, trimmed to platemark and laid on collector's paper, in excellent condition. Goltzius engraved three different portraits of the Flemish artist; this plate is the oldest and derives from a drawing of Stradano with whom Goltzius had business relations. The three women in the decorative frame depict the allegories of architecture, painting and drawing. Beautiful example of a striking portrait. TIB pp.193/194, 187 II/II; Baroni Vannucci pp. 442/443, 790.1; Strauss 181; Holllstein 217. Dimensioni 130x205. 1500 130 205

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        Ebraicarum Quaestionum, sive, Quaestionum ac Responsionum libri duo, videlicet secundus ac tertius. [Leiden], In Academia Lugdunensi, 1583. (Colophon:) Lugduni Batavorum, apud Ludovicum Elsevirium, è regione scholae novae. (bound with:) ID. Quaestionum ac responsionum liber. In quo varia scripturae loca explicantur aut emendantur. Indices tres. [Leiden], in Academia Lugdunensi, 1583.

      Louis Elzevier, 1583. I: In - 8° (mm 158x102). Pagine 126, [2]. Marca xilografica al frontespizio, stemma della città di Leida entro elaborata bordura inciso in legno al verso di carta A8. II: In - 8°. Pagine 72. Marca tipografica xilografica al frontespizio. Piccolo lavoro di tarlo al margine esterno delle carte delle due opere che solo raramente tocca i marginalia a stampa, lievi bruniture uniformi e tracce d'uso ma buon esemplare, genuino. Legatura coeva in pergamena floscia, titolo manoscritto al dorso sbiadito, rotture ai margini dei piatti. Nota manoscritta di mano coeva al recto della carta F7 della prima opera. Prima opera stampata da Lodewijk Elzevir (1545 ca - 1617), fondatore della celebre dinastia di editori, tipografi e librai degli Elzevier attivi fino al 1791, i quali durante tutto il XVII secolo rappresentarono la più importante casa editrice d'Europa. Nato a Leida, questi cominciò la sua carriera come legatore presso l'officina di Christophe Plantin ad Anversa. Nel 1580 si stabilì a Leida, dove tre anni dopo diede alle stampe il suo primo libro. Il volume contiene anche il raro foglio di errata, che secondo Pieters fu aggiunto in un secondo tempo, addirittura dopo il 1 maggio 1587, come testimonia l'indicazione al colophon "e regione Scholae novae", con riferimento al locale che Elzevier ottenne il permesso di costruire all'interno dell'Accademia. Il secondo libro stampato da Elzevier apparve solo nel 1592 a distanza di ben 9 anni dal primo. Ch. Pieters, Annales de l'imprimerie Elsvirienne, Ghent, 1858, pp. 31 - 32, nr. 1, A. Pettegree M. Walsby, eds., Netherlandish Books, Leiden - Boston, 2011, nn. 10350 - 10351.

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        (FEUDORUM CONSUETUDINES partim ex editione vulgata, partim ex Cuiaciana vulgatae apposita. Constitutiones Friderici II Imp. Exstravagantes. Liber de pace Constantiae)

      Bartolomeo Vincentio, 1583. Volume in 4°, cartonatura rustiva, sguardie, frontespizio con bella ed ampia cornice silografica con cariatidi e grottesche, la Giustizia con spada e bilancia insistente, con a lato due angeli con corona d'alloro e corona imperiale, 32 cc. non numerate di indici (lavoro di tarlo all'angolo esterno inferiore inferente il solo margine bianco, ben lontano dal testo), 1918 colonne (959 pp), cui segue, da pagina 1919 a pagina 2075 (diversi errori di numerazione, ma completo e consecutivo il testo, collazionato con il registro e con i richiami a fondo pagina), due facciate d'errata del "LEXICON IURIS quod complectitur praeter verborum Iuris significationes....". Senz'alcun dubbio, il volume ha un frontespizio non proprio, seppure dello stesso stampatore e dello stesso anno. Per una fortuita fatalità, è l'umile pensiero del compilatore, ab antiquo è stato anteposto tale frontespizio per errore del legatore, trattandosi senza tema di smentita dei "DIGESTORUM LIBRI L" giustinianei. Il Digestum Vetus completo, annotato e glossato in una corretta edizione della seconda metà del XVI secolo, con l'appendice sui significati delle parole in giurisprudenza. Volume ponderoso, ancora in buono stato, con tracce di tarlo sempre inerenti solo il margine bianco inferiore nelle già citate pagine d'indice iniziali, da ss a xx4 dalla pagina 1942 alla 2021, mende d'uso, qualche macchietta. Una tavola ft con lo "schema cognationum". Importante e di scarsa reperibilità, con in più la curiosità del frontespizio improprio. Malgrado tutto, ricercato.

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        [Hebrew:] Melitsath [Greek:] kai Herme?neia. Das ist ein Onomasticum und Interpretatio oder auszfu?hrliche Erklerung ... ¶ [bound with:] [Greek title: Megale? chymia], vel Magna alchymia...

      Berlin:: Nikolaus Voltz. 1583. hardcover. Two volumes in one. Folio. 368 x 238 millimeters. Melitsah: [*]2,. )(2, *2, A-Zz2, a2. Megale: [*]2, )(2, ()2, A-Nn2. [Lacks index at. the end, as usual (six leaves).] Pagination: [12], 188; [12], 144 pp.. Both titles in red and black in fine woodcut borders, two woodcut. portraits of Thurneysser, and numerous woodcuts, figures and tables,. typesetting in numerous languages. The Melitsah has the two folding. woodcut plates ?Tabula Quarundam Syllabarum? & Tafel etlicher Sylben?. which are symbolic illustrations of the four continents but lacks, as. usual, the six plates of scripture tables, which Sudoff conjectures. were available separately and thus often lacking. ¶ Contemporary. vellum, old ink manuscript spine title, edges red; soiled, tears in. spine at cords, and head of spine, lacks ties. On first title page,. small repaired pieces at bottom of title pages (removing previous. owner?s stamp?), red eagle stamp at ends and on folding plates (some. obscured), light marginal dampstaining on a few leaves, plates. reinforced at folds, minor worming in blank inner margin at end, good. margins, some marginalia in an old hand. PROVENANCE: Early signature. on first title of Andrae Mülleri Greiffen, 1677; previous owner?s. stamp ?Ex Bibl. Germ. Sem.? Very good.. ?A COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF ALCHEMY.? First editions. Thurneisser (1530- 1596) ?...began life by learning the trade of his father, who was a goldsmith, but he also picked up some knowledge of botany, medicine, and, possibly, anatomy under Vesalius. In 1548 he left Basel, and went to England, France, and Germany, where he became a soldier. Afterwards he worked as a metallurgist, and again as a goldsmith... From 1560 to 1570 he was in the service of the Archduke Ferdinand, and travelled far and near, from the Orkney islands down to Africa, and to the East, everywhere learning medicine and metallurgy... From 1570 to 1584 he was physician to John Georg, Churfürst of Brandenburg, and had a laboratory and printing press in the so-called ?Grey monastery? at Berlin. By various means he amassed a large fortune, and at one time employed between two and three hundred people. He collected a library, a museum, and a herbarium, kept a menagerie, and encouraged the fine and practical arts, such as the manufacture of saltpetre, alum, glass, paper, and also coloured glass... in 1579, he was accused by Joel of magic and of having a devil in a bottle which taught him to write languages he did not know...In 1584 he finally left Berlin, went to Italy, where he tried to practice medicine and alchemy; he was at Rome in 1591, and died in a monastery at Cologne 9 July, 1596, and was buried beside Albertus Magnus, according to his own request.? ? Ferguson. ¶ ?The works that Thurneysser published at this time were impressive examples of the printer?s art, illustrated with woodcuts and etchings, and incorporating Greek, Arabic, Syrian, Hebrew, and Chaldean typefaces... His chief alchemical works, Megaln chymia and Melisath, were both published in Berlin in 1583.? ? DSB. ¶ ?The Magna Alchymia is of a more practical character than [Thurneisser?s] other works and contains descriptions of preparations of sulphur, salts including sal urinae, mercury and its compounds, and metals, [as well as] a long section on astrology and horoscopes.? ? Partington II p. 155. ¶ The Magna alchymia is in fact a comprehensive history of alchemy. It is divided into 9 chapters which are dealing with its substances: sulphur, salts, ammonium chloride, aluminum, saltpeter, and mercury. The seventh book refers to the planets and the sun, chapters eight and nine describe the origin of minerals and metals. ¶ The Melitsah is ?...a kind of dictionary directed to clarifying the works and ideas of Paracelsus, whose follower Thurneisser purported to be. But although he frequently quoted from Paracelsus, Thurneysser often invented the passages cited himself; and the Melisath contains citations of some eighty tracts by Paracelsus that never existed outside Thurneysser?s own mind.? - [DSB]. ¶ For linguistic problems Thurneisser turned to the orientalist Elias Hutter (1553-c.1609), and the two Hebraists Valentin Schindler (d.1604) and Jakob Ebert (1549- 1614). ¶ ?A huge pseudo-epigraphic literature of alchemical books was composed in Arabic, attributed to mostly Greek authors, historical or apocryphal (Plato, Aristotle, Hermes Trismegistus, Apollonios of Tyana, Zosimus). The names of Persian authors also appear (J?m?sb, Ostanes, Mani; cf. Sezgin, pp. 51-54, 59-60; Ullmann, pp. 183-86), testifying that alchemy-like operations on metals and other substances were also practiced in Iran. The great number of Persian technical names (zaybaq = mercury, no??der = sal-ammoniac) also corroborates the idea of an important Iranian influence. We are still unable however to ascertain precisely whether all these texts are translations or texts written directly in Arabic from a Greek model in the Islamic area, which certainly occurred in several cases (Vereno, 1992, pp. 134-339); nor can we really reconstruct the historical evolution of the rise and development of alchemy in the Islamic world. Several Muslim authors also started writing on alchemy, but we do not know exactly who and when. Even if the texts attributed to ?Ali b. Abi ??leb (Corbin, 1986, Pt. I), the Umayyad Prince ??led b. Walid or Ja?far al- ??deq (Ruska, 1924, I and II) are apocryphal, there is no doubt that alchemy was widely practiced from the 8th century (2nd century A.H.) onwards. It was not only translated from Greek into Arabic, but also Islamicized, re-thought within the frame of Islamic conceptions, references, and symbols. This science was generally called al-?an?a al- el?hiyya, the divine art. The name kimi? (Gr. kh?meía, the art of alloying the metals) seems to have been used at first in a rather pejorative way (meaning something like ?trickery?; cf. Sezgin, pp. 3-7).? ? Pierre Lory for the Encyclopedia Iranica. ¶ The multi-language typesetting is used because there are Arab and Persian contributions to alchemy that are included. ?Traditional symbolism, mentioned above, is meant to include ancient and Arab sources which are of greatest interest here. First of all the colours and their correspondences must be mentioned, as crucial to heraldry and also very important in hermetic theory and art. The basic arrangement of planetary colours is most probably of Babilonian origin and was developed as a part of the system of astrological correspondences. It was later adapted by the Hellenistic astrologers of Ptolemaic Egypt and inherited by the Islamic scholars of the 8th-10th centuries. There cannot be any doubt that the latter new it, as the whole scheme is clearly set out in the treatise on The Perfect Man (Insan-ul-Kamil) by the Sufi mystic Jili. In theoretical texts on European heraldry, the earliest of which are quite late, this system also appears, most notably in Le blason des armoiries by Hyerome de Bara (Lyon, 1581).? Rafal T. Prinke, Hermetic Heraldry, The Hermetic Journal, 1989, 62-78. ¶The owner of this text seems to know Farsi, based on the reading of some of the marginalia. For this period of the late seventeenth century, there is no understanding of the full language of Arabic or Farsi by western writers, yet in this case the entire first books is full of Arabic, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syrian, Turkish and Farsi words from alchemy, written in a phonetic-style of each language, but not writing the words in a correct structure [Farsi and Arabic words are not written as separate sets of characters, instead they are linked together ?]. Thus this text is trying to make Middle Eastern terms understandable to a western audience. The words are all legible and yet they are not correctly written. The writer gives the language of origin and then gives a description in German. ¶ [Example] A black falcon is referred to on p. 137: see ?Chamata? ? Est colure nigra, Ein geschlecht der schwartzen Falcken Niger genant/deren Volataranus und Albertus gedencten.? Albertus Magnus wrote a book about falcons, ?De falconibus?, in which all aspects of falcons are described. ¶ Megale: VD 16 T1178; Bolton p. 873; BM STC, German, 862; Bruning 555; Duveen 579, ?very rare?; Ferguson II, 452 [no index]; Ferchl 536; Schmieder 286, 2; Sudhoff 21(1587?); Wellcome I, 6302. ¶ Melitsah: VD 16 T1170; Bruning 554; Duveen 579 (lacking all 8 tables); Ferguson II, p.454 (Not in Young Coll.); Sudhoff 194; BM STC, German 862; Ackermann IV, 184 (no tables); Durling/NLM 4355(lacking tables); Kopp I, 107; Graesse (Bibl. mag.) 113; Neville II, 553; Wellcome I, 6301. See also: S. H. Nasr, Science and Civilization in Islam, Cambridge, Mass., 1968; Pierre Lory, Alchimie et mystique en terre d?Islam, Paris, 1989, rev. ed. 2003; Rashed, ed., Encyclopaedia of the History of Arabic Sciences, London, 1996. [FULL TITLE: [Hebrew:] Melitsath [Greek:] kai Herme?neia. Das ist ein Onomasticum und Interpretatio oder auszfu?hrliche Erklerung ... uber etliche frembde unnd ... unbekante Nomina, Verba, Proverbia, Dicta, Sylben, Caracter, und sonst Reden. Deren nicht allein in ... Paracelsi von Hohenheim, sondern auch in anderer Authorum Schrifften, hin und wider weitleufftig gedacht, welche hie zusammen, nach dem Alphabet verzeichnet. Das ander Theil. In welchem fast jedes Wort, mit seiner eigenen Schrifft, nach der Vo?lcker Etymologia oder eigenen Art und Weis zureden, beschrieben worden ist. ¶ [bound with:] [Greek title: Megale? chymia], vel Magna alchymia. Das ist ein Lehr und unterweisung von den offenbaren und verborgenlichen Naturen, Arten und eigenschafften, allerhandt wunderlicher erdtgewechssen ... Und was der dingen zum theil hoch in den lu?fften, zum theil in der tieffe der erden, und zum theil in den wassern ... zu einer wesentlichen materia digerirt, coagulirt, oder præparirt ... und wie, oder welcher gestalt, oder auff was weiss vn? wege, deren ein jedes, mit zusatz des andern, durch menschlichen handgriff, oder den usum (dieser sehr alten kunst) eintweders in ein liquorem, oehl, saltz, stein, wasser, schwefel, mercurium oder andere mineren und metall verwandelt, oder sonst zum nutz, gebrauch und wolstandt, menschlichs zeitlichs lebens zugericht und bereitet wird.] . 1

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        Della institution Morale. Ne quali egli levando le cose souerchie, & aggiugnendo molt importanti, ha emendato, & à miglior forma, & ordine ridotto tutto quello, che gia scrisse in sua giovanezza della institution dell'huomo nobile

      Francesco Ziletti, 1583. - Francesco Ziletti, In Venetia 1583, in - 4 (14x20cm), (40) 559pp., relié. - Nuova edizione dopo l'originale da Zilotti nel 1560 Rare. Pergamena intero periodo. Spine coste giansenista. Titolo penna. Una umidità media attuale e dissolvenza sui primi 15 fogli piè di pagina. Alessandro Piccolomini (1508 - 1579) di Siena, è stato un importante umanista del Rinascimento italiano, era sia un astronomo, matematico e filosofo. Le sue opere di astronomia: Sfera del Mondo delle Stelle fisse, Speculazioni dei Pianeti, sono rimasti molto famosa per offrire la prima lettura delle stelle mondiali. Scrisse anche commedie e tradusse molte opere degli antichi nella sua giovinezza. Prenota una corretta filosofia umanistica, istituzione morale Della tenta di definire la natura dell'uomo nelle sue opere, ci sarà distinzione capitoli sulla natura sociale dell'uomo, sulla ricerca della felicità, la natura dell'amore, ma anche capitoli su astrologia, la retorica, la geografia, l'astronomia, la meccanica, come tante produzioni del genio umano. Un capitolo passioni specificamente guerra contro la ragione. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition après l'originale chez Zilotti en 1560. Rare. Reliure en plein Parchemin d'époque. Dos à nerfs Janséniste. Titre à la plume. Une mouillure en milieu de bas de page courant et s'estompant sur les 15 premiers feuillets. Alessandro Piccolimini (1508 - 1579) de Sienne, fut un important humaniste italien de la Renaissance, il était à la fois Astronome, mathématicien et philosophe. Ses ouvrages d'astronomie : Sfera del mondo, Delle stelle fisse, Speculazioni dei pianeti, sont demeurés fort célèbres pour avoir proposé la première lecture du monde des étoiles. Il écrivit également des comédies et traduisit de nombreux ouvrages des Anciens dans sa jeunesse. Ouvrage de philosophie proprement humaniste, Della institution morale tente de définir la nature de l'homme dans ses oeuvres, on y distinguera des chapitres sur la nature sociale de l'homme, sur la quête du bonheur, sur la nature de l'amour, mais aussi des chapitres sur l'astrologie, la rhétorique, la géographie, l'astronomie, la mécanique, comme autant de productions du génie de l'homme. Un chapitre traite plus spécifiquement des Passions en guerre contre la raison.

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        Concordia alter unnd newer, guter, auch böser Glaubens strittiger lehren verglichne beschreibung mit fridgiriger bitt und vermanung mann wölle forthin die fromen Ludgerischen und dergleichen Christimenschen unverdambt lassen Ir schonen auch irer Evangelischen Lehr leben löblich nachfolgend dem glauben zufaln und nur in Concordieren.

      Mchn., Berg 1583.. 8°. 10 nn. Bll., 257 num. Bll., 1 Bl. Mit 6 (dav. 4 wdh.) gr. Holzschnitten. Mod. HLdr. über alte Holzdeckel. Mit 2 intakten Schließen. 2 Bll. aus der Vorrede verbunden. 4 Bll. (93-96) fehlen, letztes Bl. durch Kopie ersetzt. Tit. u. Holzschn. (verso), erste u. letzte Bll. wurmstichig m. unterl. Rissen, 1 Bl. einger. Bautz XIV, 1299ff.; VD16 N118 - Erste Ausgabe der gegen Nigrinus gerichteten Streitschrift, "welche, wie kaum ein anderes seiner Werke, die ungemeine Belesenheit des Verfassers bekundet, aber in einem milderen u. versöhnlicheren Tone geschrieben ist" (ADB XXIII, 260). - Johannes Nas [Nasi] (Bamberg 1534-1590 Brixen), Franziskaner, Weihbischof in Brixen, zunächst Schneider. In seiner Jugend begeisterte er sich für Martin Luther. Nachdem er jedoch die "Nachfolge Christi" studiert hatte, konvertierte er, wurde katholisch (1552) und trat in das Franziskanerkloster in München ein. Nach seiner Priesterweihe im Jahr 1557 übersiedelte er 1559 in das Kloster in Ingolstadt. In Rom war er als Prediger vom Papst und von den Kardinälen sehr geschätzt. Der Papst schenkte ihm den Titel: "Sedis apostolicae concinator". Ferdinand II berief ihn nach Innsbruck, wo er die Nachfolge des Petrus Canisius Hofprediger wurde. Als solcher geriet "der wortgewaltige und streitsüchtige Franziskaner" (J. Gelmi) schnell mit den Jesuiten in Streit. Trotz allem erwarb sich N. für die Errichtung der Tiroler Franziskanerprovinz große Verdienste. Bald darauf wurde er (1580) Weihbischof in Brixen. Auch da gab es Streit um ihn: 1583 brach ein offener Konflikt aus mit dem Brixner Generalvikar Adam von Arz. Nach kurzem Aufenthalt in Lambach in Oberösterreich kam N. 1586 wieder nach Brixen. Lapidar umreisst Gelmi die Persönlichkeit des N.: "N. war begabt, aber exzentrisch und an vielen Konflikten durch seine grobe Art selbst schuld. Er erwarb sich um die Erneuerung der Tiroler Kirche große Verdienste." (S. 494). Sein Grab findet sich in der Hofkirche zu Innsbruck. - Die Holzschnitte zeigen Kämpfe der Truppen von den Türmen Babylons und des himmlischen Jerusalems gegen apokalyptische Drachen und Ungeheuer.

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        Die Zee custen va[n] Biscaijen tusschen Laredo en[de] Sentillana soe hem dat selve landt all daer verthoont enn opdoet / Les costes marines de Biscaye, entre Laredo & s. Alana, ainsi que de la Merelles se representent

      Christoffel Plantin, Antwerpen 1583 - HAND COLORED ANTIQUE MAP IN OLD-FASHIONED FRAME, 80 x 63 cm. Beautiful full color example of Wagenhaer's map of the northwestern coast of Spain, from Lhanes to Laredo. Includes 2 sea monsters, 2 sailing ships, a compass rose, and 2 decorative cartouches, soundings and anchorages. Profiles of the Coast near are shown. Wagenhaer was a Dutch seaman and navigator who produced the first set of effective navigational charts, under the title "Spiegel der Zeevaerdt" (first printed and published in Leiden in 1583-1585). These gorgeous charts, engraved by Baptist and Jan van Doetecum, embody the latest contemporary knowledge of navigation and position finding and set the standard which was followed for more than a century. Waghenaer's charts are magnificent works of art, which are highly sought after by collectors. An essential map for collectors of the region and the earliest decorative sea chart of the region. Nice old color example. (Koeman, IV, WAG 5A; Voet 2480) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Katalog der Bibliothek des K.K. Hof-Mineralien-Cabinets in Wien.Vienna, K.K. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1851. Large 4to. Publisher's printed wrappers.

      Besterman, cols. 1583 & 2622; Margerie, Cat. Bibl. Géol., Paris, 1896, no. 810; cf. ADB 25, p. 191-192; BMC NH, p. 2219 (1864 ed.); Poggendorff II, col. 369; not in Hoover; Sinkankas; Ward. First edition of a catalogue of the library of the Imperial Mineral Cabinet in Vienna, arranged by subject. According to the foreword, the library was the "single [library] in Vienna, where scholars, friends and upcoming practitioners of science" can find a complete and up to date collection in mineralogy, geography, metallurgy, palaeontology, chemistry and physics. The Mineral Cabinet was founded in 1851, after an administrative separation of the earlier Natural History Cabinet and consisted of one of the most important mineral collections in the world.Paul Partsch (1791-1856) had been curator of the Mineral Collection since 1835, and under his leadership it gained fame for having one of the best and most complete contemporary specialized libraries. He was head-curator of the Mineral Cabinet from 1851 until his death in 1856.With a library stamp and shelf marks on the front cover. Wrappers soiled with a tear near the inner top of the front. Very good copy, slightly soiled a t the edges.

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        Deipnosophistarum libri quindecim, variis omnium ferme rerum narrationibus jucundissimi, lectuque dignissimi, quanta maxima fieri potuit cura, diligentia, fide in latinum sermonem versi a Jacobo Dalechampio Cadomensi (d. i. Jacques Dalechamps).

      Lyon, (Jacques de Tournes für) Antoine de Harsy 1583. - Mit Druckermarke auf Titel. 22 Bll., 540 S., 40 Bll. (l. w.). Prgt. des 18. Jhdts. 33,7 x 21,2 cm. Hoffmann I, 398; Cartier 635; Pettegree-Walsby, French Books III, 54982. - "Das Werk handelt hauptsächlich von Gastronomie und enthält lange Dissertationen über Weine, Gemüse, Fische, Fleisch, Festmähler usw. . Ein wichtiges Quellenwerk, das durch Zitate viele verlorengegangene antike Schriftsteller ersetzt. In Form von Tischgesprächen werden auch altgriechische Sitten, Literatur und Wissenschaft behandelt" (Horn-Arndt).

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        Rariorum aliquot stirpium per Pannoniam, Austriam et vicinas quasdam provincias observatarum historia, quatuor libris

      Christophe Plantin, Anvers 1583 - ______ Format : In-8. Collation : (8), 766 pp., 1 f. bl., (8) pp. Vélin à rabats. (Reliure de l'époque.). ___ First edition. It is illustrated by 361 engraved wood-blocks, most at full page. Complete with, at the end, the rare "Appendix eorum quae postea ab auctore sunt observata.", illustrated by 2 full-page woodcuts. It is the first flora published for Austria and Hungary. [Bound with :] - Stirpium nomenclator Pannonicus. Anvers, Plantin,1584. (8), (16) pp. An alphabetical list of the Latin names of the plants of Hungary, with their Hungarian name. "Clusius service in the Court of the Emporor Maximilien II gave him the opportunity of investigating the mountain flora of Austria and Hungary, which provided the theme for his second book [.] De l'Ecluse's work was practical and descriptive, and he added little to the knowledge of classification. But it remains of high value even today, on account of his genius for detecting the essential specific features of plants and, in spite of the limited scientific terminology of the day, for giving recognisable descriptions of them." (Blunt, The art of botanical illustration, p. 64). Provenances : Ex-dono manuscript of Varani (?) dated 1595 and two signatures on title. Few marginal dampstains, some leaves browned. Good copy in original binding. ____ Première édition. Elle est illustrée de 361 bois gravés, la plupart à pleine page. Complet à la fin du très rare : 'Appendix eorum quae postea ab auctore sunt observata', illustré de 2 bois gravés à pleine page. C'est la première flore publiée pour l'Autriche et la Hongrie. [Relié à la suite, du même :] Stirpium nomenclator Pannonicus. Anvers, Plantin,1584. (16) pp. Le "Stirpium nomenclator Pannonicus" est une liste alphabétique des noms latins des plantes de Hongrie, suivis de leur appellation hongroise. Provenances : Ex-dono manuscrit sur la première page de garde Varani (?), daté 15 octobre 1595 et deux signatures sur le titre. Cernes d'humidité en marge de quelques feuillets, des feuillets brunis. Bon exemplaire dans sa première reliure. Hunt 144. Nissen 371. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De óptimo imperio sie in lib. iosvæ. Commentarium.

      Ex Officina Christophori Plantini, MDLXXXIII (1583), Antuerpiæ. - 22x17. Encuadernación en pasta española, con hierros y tejuelo, del siglo XIX. Cantos tintados. 713 pgs. Pequeños puntos de polilla en margenes inferior y derecho, sin afectar a texto, la mayor parte de ellos restaurados (L4760) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DE PACIFICATIONE ET DILECTIONE INIMICORUM INJURIARUMQUE REMISSIONE... CUM APPENDICE, DE AMORE ET CONCORDIA FRATERNA...

      Florence: Bartholomaeum Sermartellium. 1583. y First edition. Vellum. Very Good. 8vo. 2 parts in 1, each with its own title page. (24),369,(15);(8),121,(15)pp. Printer's device (2 variants) on both titles. Cont. vellum, spine a bit soiled. Title hand lettered on spine. Very minor worming (blank margin). Some old light stains (oil?) at the top of some leaves.

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        Americae siue novi orbis nova descriptio" - America Amerika California Virginia Florida map Karte

      Antwerpen, Plantin und Galle 1583 - Sehr seltene Kupferstich-Karte aus dem Atlas "Le Miroir du Monde (Anvers, 1583), der ersten franzöisischen Ausgabe von "Spieghel der Werelt", einer verkleinerten Ausgabe von Ortelius großem Atlas. Die Karten wurden gestochen von Philipp Galle, den Text lieferte Peter Heyns. - Blattmasse: ca. 18 x 14 cm - Plattenmasse: ca. 11 x 8 cm - gut erhalten. -- Very rare engraved map from the Atlas "Le Miroir du Monde" from 1583, the first french edition of "Spieghel der Werelt, with the maps engraved by Philips Galle and the text by Pieter Heyns. - size of sheet: circa 7 x 5.5 inches - good condition. | Dies ist ein Original! - Kein Nachdruck! - Keine Kopie! -- This is an original! - No copy! - No reprint! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550

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        A True report of the Disputation or rather priuate Conference had in the Tower of London, with Ed. Campion Iesuite, the last of August 1581. Set downe by the Reuerend learned men them selues that dealt therein [etc.]. S.T.C. 18744. Quarto

      London: Imprinted . . . by Christopher Barker [etc.], 1583. Early calf, rebacked, a bit rubbed, light browning, very occasional staining, light pencilling, with the errata and the colophon leaf; the Taussig copy The record, prepared by two Anglican bishops, of the four day examination of Campion, the Jesuit martyr tortured, tried, and executed, cast in a form resembling a trial transcript designed to capture the religious debate as it actually occurred

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        Statuta Civitatis Novariae

      In Aedibus Francisci Sesalli, Novariae 1583 - In-folio antico (300x210mm), pp. (16), 240, (28) di indice bicolonne, legatura ottocentesca m. pergamena e angoli con titolo in oro su tassello in pelle rossa al dorso e piatti marmorizzati. Frontespizio in rosso e in nero con grande xilografia a tre quarti di pagina con fregi, fiorami, immagine di San Gaudenzio e stemma municipale. Alcune bruniture e aloni ininfluenti. Annotazioni manoscritte antiche al recto e al verso del risguardo posteriore e al contropiatto posteriore. Bell'esemplare. Prima edizione impressa a Novara degli statuti di tale città, comprensiva dei primi 5 libri, già editi a Milano nel 1511 da Giovanni da Castiglione, e del sesto libro, impresso dallo stesso Sesalli nel 1562. Alla p. 207, interposta tra i libri V e VI, si trova la conferma degli Statuti di Novara da parte di Francesco Sforza, Duca di Milano. Manzoni, I, 328. Bersano Begey - Dondi, III / n. 1231. Fontana, II, p. 299. Biblioteca del Senato, V, p. 71: Questa edizione è la prima, in ordine di tempo, che riporti il testo della conferma dei cinque libri da parte del Duca di Milano Francesco Sforza; e nella quale sia dato migliore ordine ai capitoli. S.T.C. Italian Books, p. 470. Latino

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        Biblia ad vetustissima exemplaria nunc recens castigata...

      apud Haeredes Nicolai Bevilaquae, & socios 1583 8vo (cm. 20,8), 12 cc.nn., 1126 pp., 1 c.nn. (bianca). Con capilettera ornati e num.me incisioni xilografiche n.t. di Virgilio Solis ed altri. Legatura â??700 in pergamena con titolo impresso al ds. (poco leggibile). Tagli rossi. Ottimo esemplare, di grande freschezza, di questa bibbia cinquecentesca dal ricchissimo apparato iconografico. Non in Adams.

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        Commentarius in aurea Pythagoreorum carmina Ioan Curtrerio interprete Paris Stephen Prevosteau

      

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        Petri Andreae Matthioli Senensis, medici caesarei, et serenissimi Principis Ferdinandi Archidvucis Avstriae, &c. Commentarij in VI. libros Pedacij Dioscoridis Anarzabei de Medica materia, ab ipso autore recogniti, et locis plus mille aucti. Adiectis magnis, ac nouis plantarum, ac animalium Iconibus, supra priores editiones longè pluribus, ad viuum delineatis. Accesserunt quoque ad margines Graeci contextus quàm plurimi, ex antiquissimis codicibus desumpti, qui Dioscoridis ipsius deprauatam lectionem restit

      Venetijs [i.e. Venecia]: apud Felicem Valgrisium, 1583 Venetijs [i.e. Venecia]: apud Felicem Valgrisium, 1583. 2nd largest Liberale's xilographies edition.. 18th Full leather binding. VG+. "Gran folio (340x230mm.); 2 v.- Vol. 1: [140], 583 p., [1] h. blank; sign.: a8, []2, b8, c-d6, e-i8, A-Z8, Aa- Mm8-Nn10; engraving from another work, inserted after the title page, featuring the portrait of Caspar Bauhin, dated from 1598(1). Engraving with the portrait of Mattioli, b2 verso; signature errors, f4 instead of D4 and G2 instead of G3; pagination error, 314 instead of 341.- Vol. 2: 772, [12] p.; sign.: a-3a8, 3b10, 3c6. At the end of the volume, appendix: De ratione distillandi aquas ex omnibus plantis; et quomodo genuini odores in ipsis aquis conservari possint.- // Full leather binding, from the 18th century, spine with six raised bands gilt decorated and double spine label; gilt tooling to board edges; surface split to hinges; some cauterized rubbing to the boards; minimal rubbing to fore edges and corners; missing colour front and back fly leafs in both volumes; little darkening to some folios (i.e. v.1: A8, B6,...v2: nn ss6, ); very occasional handwritten annotations.- Vol. 1: slight waterstain to upper margin gutter, little darkening to some folios (i.e. A8, B6,...); slight worm trace to lower corner of booklets c & d; small damage due to xylophages at the bottom of lower margin, which changes from spot to worm trace and vice versa, and goes on appearing and disappearing in the lower margin between pages 116 and 461; light grey coloured stain to p. 317 and brown stain to p. 417; tear to lower margin of p. 337 and loss due to tear in the right margin of p. 385 and of the upper corner of p. 583.- Vol. 2: slight damage due to xylophages, sometimes there is worm trace, sometimes spotting, between pages 289 and 416; drilling point that goes in at the middle of the fore edge from p. 585, which continues as a small spot in the right margin up to the end; small brown stain to the edge of upper margin of pp. 91 to 186 and from pp. 235 to 345; inner tear from the press on p. 770. Far from what it may appear to be after reading this attempt at a very detailed description, the mentioned faults can hardly be noticed given the sound beauty of the copy.- // Prov.: Handwritten ex-libris,  Johaness Amadeus Le Fort, Med. Doct. die Martis nonâ 1714 ; glued ex-libris  Colladon-Martin of the Swiss chemist and botanist Jean Antoine Colladon; handwritten ex-libris of the Swiss botanist Adolphe Secrétan  Ex-libris Adolphi Secrétan-Gaudy, Confignonensis, anno 1830 .- // Beautiful copy of the second and last magna edition of Mattioli s Commentaries on the Six Books of the Medical Matter of Dioscorides in Latin. The work of Dioscorides, which was often quoted as little verified during the Middle Ages, came to be considered in the 16th century as the most comprehensive pharmacopoeia of antiquity, being studied and published in editions with commentaries by Miguel Servet, Leonardo Fuchs, Pietro Andrea Mattioli, Amato Lusitano, Andrés Laguna and quite a few others. Pietro Andrea Mattioli, based in Trento, began his work on The Six Books of the Medical Matter by Dioscorides around 1533, first publishing the translation of the first five books into Italian, in 1544, from the Latin version by Jean Ruelle (which was first printed in Paris, at Officina Henrici Stephani, in 1516)(2). Also used by Miguel Servet for his commentaries, Ruelle s version was the most followed in the 16th century until 1598, when Jean-Antoine Sarasin (Saracenus) published in Frankfurt what would from then on be regarded as the definitive version . The difference in the vernacular version by Mattioli when compared to the others was that he disregarded the obsession for perfection in regard to philology in the commentaries, and focused more on botanical matters, plus he added plants not included by Dioscorides, thus starting on his personal journey by taking a botanical approach, moving away from medical matters. However, the extraordinary success of the Commentaries by Mattioli to the Six Books of the Medical Matter of Dioscorides compared to the other editions and commentaries began when, in January 1554, he included hundreds of illustrations of herbs, flowers and plants in the edition, using woodcuts after designs by the painter Giorgio Liberale. These woodcuts reproduced plants with ideal splendour and freshness, omitting any hint of defect, failure or a lack of foliage(3). The edition also definitively bounded his partnership with the Venetian printer Vincenzo Valgrisi, so that, apparently, by 1568 no less than 32,000 copies of the work had already been sold. The success earned him a degree of notoriety that helped him to start establishing a large network of correspondents that allowed him to obtain both novel information about the plants he commented on, as information on new plants and natural remedies were still not recorded. But it also resulted in him becoming so conceited as to consider himself to be the main authority on Dioscorides, denying others the possibility of better interpreting this author s work, therefore becoming involved in several controversies due to his inability to tolerate criticism, with the most high-profile clashes being with Melchior Wieland (1520-1589) and Amato Lusitano (1511-1568), to whom, with an offensive spirit, he called Amathus, which means ignorant in Latin. The celebrity he achieved meant that in that year of 1554 he was called to the court of Bohemia in Prague, as the personal physician of one of the sons of Ferdinand I of Habsburg, the Holy Roman Emperor. From there he promoted the increasingly dense network of correspondents that provided him with samples and information about plants(4) and it was there that he was able to access a manuscript by Dioscorides, the Codex of Constantinople, from the 6th century, when the Emperor bought it from Ogier Ghiselin from Busbecq, who had found it in Istanbul in 1558. That s when Mattioli convinced his printer, Valgrisi, to finance the rehiring of Liberale, to prepare more drawings of plants, and the woodcutter Wolfgang Meyerpeck, to carve Liberale s drawings in a spectacular size on pear woodblocks. Once he had more than 700 woodcuts, he published, in Prague, at the expense of Valgrisi and printed by Jirí Melantrich of Aventino (1511-1580), a Czech edition of his commentaries -today almost legendary-, and another one in 1563, in German. However, he did not present these editions as a commentary to the Medical Matter by Dioscorides, whose text he did not include and who was not even mentioned on the cover, but he entitled them New herbarium, with the most beautiful artwork ever seen. In fact, this was more appropriate, because he did not include his own commentaries on the chapters of the second book that refers to animals, nor on the fifth and sixth books of the original Materia Medica, because they weren t about plants. By contrast, in the German edition, he added an appendix on distillation ovens, beautifully illustrated, his text concerning the collection of fragrances distilled from the plants water. Possibly, Mattioli prepared this herbarium to dispute this market, by way of offering illustrations with which there was no possible competition, to the usual illustrated herbariums that had circulated in Germany for decades, and especially to De historia stirpium commentarii insignes, by Leonhart Fuchs, published in 1542 with over 500 plants, all beautifully illustrated. And surely this is the explanation of why, in the following editions of the Medical Matters by Dioscorides with commentaries by Mattioli, the fifth and sixth books lack the large size images. But the success of the new artwork only became extraordinary when Vicenzo Valgrisi prepared a new, careful and expanded edition in Latin for his usual market, with Mattioli s commentaries extended and again preceded when appropriate by the text of Dioscorides, accompanied by an exorbitant number of nearly one thousand woodcuts, mostly large in size, which he printed in Venice in 1565, keeping the brief treatise On the distillation of the waters of all plants and on how to make for their waters to retain their genuine aromas as the appendix. After printing this edition in 1568, with the text in Italian, Valgrisi did not make such a significant printing effort gain, and the following editions, until his death in 1573, were printed with small woodcuts from the 1554 edition, keeping the text of the 1565 edition. Only several years later did his son Felice, by then in charge of the press, reprint the magna edition, first in Latin in 1583 (to which corresponds the copy we have on offer) and then in Italian in 1585, of which he made a special run of 25 copies on  very beautiful large paper, great to print on without it showing any transparency in all sorts of colours (5). By then, eight years had passed since Mattioli had died, a victim of the plague in Trent in 1577, where he had returned in 1571 after the death of the Emperor. Compared to the 1565 edition, the 1583 edition we have on offer has fewer pages because Felice Valgrisi used slightly smaller types than those used by his father, allowing 69 lines per folio where his father had used 61, and 15 instead of 10 when the folio had an engraving. So, if for the father the Dioscorides texts and the commentaries by Mattioli took 1459 pages, his son Felice was able to print them on 1355 pages, which he also divided into two volumes so that the work could be handled better. Compared to Vincenzo s 1565 edition, Felice s 1583 edition contains 5 more woodcuts, one of them belonging to the collection of large sized images, and another two woodcuts are different (p. 816 and p. 897 in the ed. from 1565 and pp. 170 and 249 of the v. 2 in the ed. from 1583). Another difference is that the 1583 edition contains a botanical typo: the Cimbalaria, a hanging plant, was printed upside down so that the flowers would appear, as was otherwise logical, on top of the plant. The explanation for Mattioli not striving to prepare new content after the 1565 edition would be found in a cluster of circumstances. For years Mattioli had not  herborized and had lived on what others had done for him; he was busy with the preparation of other work and a novelty with botanical landscape had broken, providing access then to what would have been too much work for him: the herbs and simple medicines from the East and West Indies that were being presented by Monardes and Fragoso from Spain, Clusius from Flanders and Garcia Orta from India. In regard to the pear woodblocks carved by Meyerpeck after drawings by Liberale, they had an extraordinary fate. Having been cast aside, the botanist Monnceau Duhamel found them more than a hundred years later and bought them, using 154 of them to illustrate his Traité des Arbres el Arbustes in 1755, after which he put them away. Two hundred years later they were rediscovered in what had been his mansion and started to be dispersed, and over a hundred of them were auctioned off in the 1990s.- // (1) Published in the 1598 edition of the Mattioli works compiled and edited by Bauhin:  Petri Andreae Matthioli,... Opera quae extant omnia, ... .- (2) Di Pedacio Dioscoride Anazarbeo Libri cinque della historia, & materia medicinale tradotti in lingua uolgare italiana da m. Pietro Andrea Matthiolo sanese medico.- s.n.: s.d., 1544 [Colophon: Venetia: per Nicolo de Bascarini da Pauone di Brescia, il mese d ottobre 1544].- (3) Petri Andreae Matthioli medici Senensis Commentarii, in libros sex Pedacii Dioscoridis Anazarbei, de medica materia. Adiectis quam plurimis plantarum & animalium imaginibus, eodem authore.- Venetijs: in officina Erasmiana, apud Vincentium Valgrisium, 1554.- (4) Richard Palmer already noted how Mattioli, from very early on and during his entire  dioscoridical cycle, essentially lived on others  herborization work, promising to quote them and bring them fame, with the extra aid that his text was adopted as the  national herbarium for the study of the plants at Italian universities. See Ricard Palmer:  Medical botany in northern Italy in the Renaissance , en Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 78 (1985): 149-156.- (5)  ...in carta reale bellissima et attissima a ricevere senza trasparenze ciascuna sorte di colori , debemos la cita, que hemos cotejado, a Ilaria Andreoli: Ex officina erasmiana: Vincenzo Valgrisi e l illustrazione del libro tra Venezia e Lione alla metà del  500.- PHD Dissertation. Université Lumière Lyon 2, 2006..- // Refs.: Bradley, I, 279; Pritzel, nova, 5985."

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        LA HISTORIA D'ITALIA DI M. FRANCESCO GUICCIARDINI GENTIL'HUOMO FIORENTINO, Diuisa in Uenti Libri. Riscontrata con tutti gli altri Historici, & Auttori, che del l'istesse cose habbiano scritto per THOMASO PORCACCHI da Castiglione Arretino. Con un Giudicio fatto dal medesimo, per discoprir tutte le belleze di questa Historia : & una Raccolta di tutte le Sentenie sparte per l'Opera. Et con due Tauole : una de gli Auttori citati in margine; & l'altra delle cose notabili. Aggiuntai la Vita dell' Autore, scritta da M. Remigio Fiorentino.

      Presso Giorgio Angelieri, Vinegia [Venise] 1583 - Deux parties en un fort volume in-8° (14,5 x 20,5cm), [8] [1] 2-9 ff. ch. [1] ff. bl. [38] 488 ff. ch. (signatures : ¿8 a10 a-b8 c6 cc8 d8 A-Z8 Aa-Zz8 Aaa-Ppp8), 112 ff. ch. (signatures : A-O8). Reliure ancienne (fin XVIIe début XVIIIe) en veau marbré, dos à cinq nerfs orné d'une pièce de titre et de caissons à fleurons dorés, roulette sur les coupes, tranches rouges. (reliure épidermée, manque aux coiffes ainsi qu'en pied de dos, exemplaire un peu court en tête mais sans perte de lettre, quelques feuillets uniformément brunis, erreur de foliotation à la première partie: 43 au lieu de 46, 99 au lieu de 96, 502 au lieu de 402 , cerne claire marginale avec parfois atteinte au texte sur les feuiilets 46 à 112 de la seconce partie). Ouvrage composé de vingt livres (seize pour la première partie et quatre pour la seconde). Elégante impression vénitienne en caractère italique. Belle vignette de titre gravée. Encadrement à motif floral et grande lettrine pour la dédicace. Bandeaux et lettrines. Edition estimée avec les notes de T. Porcacchi. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Leonharti Rauwolfen, der Artzney Doctorn, und bestelten Medici zu Augspurg Aigentgliche beschreibung der Raiß, so er vor dieser zeit gegen Auffgang inn die Morgenländer, fürnemlich Syriam, Iudaeam, Arabiam, Mesopotamiam, Babyloniam, Assyriam, Armeniam etc. nicht ohne geringe mühe unnd große gefahr selbs volbracht: neben vermeldung etlicher mehr gar schön frembden und außländischen Gewächsen, sampt iren mit angehenckten lebendigen contrafacturen, unnd auch anderer denckwürdiger sachen, die alle er auff solcher erkundiget, gesehen und obseruiert hat. Alles in Vier underschidliche Thail mit sonderem fleiß abgethailet, unnd ein jeden weitter in seine sondere Capitel, wie dero jnnhalt in zü: end gesetztem Register züfinden.

      Leonhart Reinmichel für Georg Willers, Laugingen (d. i. Lauingen) 1583 - 8 Blatt, 487 S., 27 Blatt, 1 unbedrucktes Blatt. Alter Pergamentband mit umgeschlagenen Vorderkanten. 4 Teile in einem Band. Mit 2 Titelvignetten in Holzschnitt und 42 ganzseitigen Pflanzenholzschnitten. Deutschsprachige Beschreibung von Rauwolfs Reise ins Heilige Land und den Vorderen Orient mit zahlreichen authentischen und zuverlässigen Beobachtungen. Die hier vorliegende zweite Auflage enthält erstmals den wichtigen vierten Teil mit den Pflanzenholzschnitten zuvor unbekannter orientalischer Gewächse, darunter auch die für die Pharmazie wichtige, nach dem Verfasser benannte Schlangenwurzel (Rauwolfia serpentina). In der Schilderung seiner dramatisch verlaufenen Reise gibt der Autor außerdem die erste Beschreibung des Kaffees und eines Kaffeehauses: "Under andern habens ein gut getränck / welliches sie hoch halten / Chaube von jnen genennet / das ist gar nahe wie Dinten so schwartz / vnnd in gebresten / sonderlich des Magens / gar dienstlich. Dises pflegens am Morgen frü / auch an offnen orten / vor jedermenigklich one alles abscheuen zutrincken / auß jrdinen vnnd Porcellanischen tieffen Schälein / so warm / alß sies können erleiden." (S. 102f.). Zwischen die 4 Teile des extes hat der Buchbinder jeweils mehrere unbedruckte Leerseiten eingebunden. Der Vorderdeckel innen und das Titelblatt am oberen Rand mit handschriftlichen Vermerken von alter Hand zur Bedeutung des Buches. Der Rücken nachgedunkelt und der Vorderdeckel etwas fleckig, insgesamt handelt es sich jedoch um ein ordentliches, breitrandiges und weitgehend fleckenfreies Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Illustrium veterum scriptorum, qui rerum a Germanis per multas aetate gestarum historia vel annales posteris reliquerunt.

      1583 - Ex bibliotheca Joannis Pistorii Nidani D. Catalogum authorum, qui in hoc volumine comprehensi sunt, inuenies post praefatione. Cum indice locupletissimo. Tom 1-szy (z 2-óch). Francofurti 1583. Apud Andreae Wecheli. (33 x 21 cm), k. [6], s. 963, k. [48], inicjaÅ‚y, winiety, opr. sk. z epoki. Volume 1 (out of two). Binding: leather, abrasions. Crack near the spine. Slight signs of moisture. Ownership sticker. It contains little information about Poland. Extremely valuable work gathering historical texts of many chroniclers. Åšlady niew. zawilg., nalepka wÅ‚asn., oprawa z otarciami, pÄ™kniÄ™ta przy grzbiecie. Zawiera nieliczne informacje o Polsce. Niezwykle cenne dzieÅ‚o gromadzÄ…ce teksty historyczne wielu kronikarzy, min. takich jak: Hermannus Contractus, Lambertus Schafnaburgensis, Marianus Scotus, Sigebertus monachus Gemblacensis, Roberti de Monte, i in. Johann Pistorius, zw. Niddanus (1546-1608) - teolog, pisarz, lekarz, prawnik, jak również sÅ‚awny kabalista. Jako ewangelicki teolog i historyk przeszedÅ‚ na katolicyzm. OtrzymaÅ‚ prepozyturÄ™ przy koÅ›ciele katedralnym we WrocÅ‚awiu. Pistorius jest autorem kroniki polskiej wydanej w 1582 roku. ByÅ‚a to kompilacja tekstów polskich kronikarzy [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Controuersiarvm medicarvm et philosophicarvm, Francisci Vallesii Covarrvviani editio tertia, ab eodem Autore iterum recognita & aucta. Accesit liber de simplicium medicamentorum facultate eiusdem Autoris. Ad potentissimum & Inuictissimum Hispaniarum Regem Phillippum II.- Complvti: Excudebat Ioannes Iñiguez à Lequerica, Anno MDLXXXIII [1583] [colofón:] Complvti: Ex officina Ioannis Iñiquez à Lequerica, anno MDLXXXII].- [sigue:] Francisci Vallesij Couarrubiani, in schola Complutensi professoris primarij, a

      Complvti [i.e. Alcalá de Henares]: Excudebat Ioannes Iñiguez à Lequerica, 1583 Complvti [i.e. Alcalá de Henares]: Excudebat Ioannes Iñiguez à Lequerica, 1583. 3rd ed., revised and expanded.. Half vellum. VG+. "Fol. (271x188mm.); 'Controversiarum...': [18], 164 leaves.; sign.: ¶-¶4, ¶-¶8, 2¶-2¶6, A-T8, V-X6; xylographied royal device in title page; leaves misnumbered, 43 for 34 and 74 and 75 for 84 and 85.- 'De Simplicium medicamentorum facultate': 106 leaves.; sign.: A-M8, N-N10.- // Half vellum binding with corners; spine label on spine; a little short of margins that eat into the first few letters in the longest endnotes. Title page and two next folios with lower corner restored. Old yellowish stain when opening on f. 29. Old fungus stains, especially to f. 83-91. Several small scattered stains (2x2cm.) Two last folios with upper corner restored. And, despite the extreme thinness of the paper, a very good copy. - // Prov.: Small unreadable stamp on title page.- // Third edition, revised and expanded, of the first work published by Francisco Vallés  the Divine , the 'Medical and philosophical controversies' on the work of Galen, of which he would still publish another two editions before his death. The 'Controversies' resulted in being so interesting that it caused a celebrated anecdote. In 1580, the German protestant physician Johannes Kraft [Johannis Cratonis, in its Latin form], who owned a copy of the first edition of 1556, decided that they deserved to be made known and thought of making another edition. But he didn t have, and couldn t get, any information -or so he said- about who Valles was, other than what figured in the book published 25 year earlier. So he decided to publish it without asking the author, about whom he didn t even know whether he was still alive, but he did so  correcting and improving the text s style , which eventuated in becoming not only a criticism of the Latin in which it was written and a contradiction of some of the propositions it included, but he also change those he dissented to the most, without being timid in criticising the author. The translation was printed the following year, 1582, in Frankfurt, at the press of Wechel s inheritor. His surprise would came immediately, when he received news that Valles was alive, that he had sent the revised and expanded text to a printer, Plantino of Antwerp, and that the latter had refused to publish the third edition precisely because of the book that had just been published in Germany. That is how Vallés learnt of the impression of which he hadn t been asked for permission. He was left with no other option than to resort to a peninsular press to publish the updates to his 'Controversies'(1). When he sent it to print Valles complemented it with a new text, 'Commentary on the first five books of the simple medicines' by Galen, edited for the first time(2). The impression of the work was planned to be published jointly with Controversies, with these being printed first-colophon of 1582-, then the novelty -colophon of 1583- and arranging a combined title page for both of them. The common title page is responsible for the attribution of the third edition of the Controversies to 1583 instead of to 1582.- // Refs.: CCPB, 000027258-2; Martín Abad, Alcalá de Henares, 942; Palau, 350893.- // (1) To know more on this anecdote and on the Controversias, the anthology prepared by las Controversias, es imprescindible la antología preparada por Jose Maria López Piñero y Francisco Calero: 'Los temas polémicos de la medicina renacentista: Las Controversias (1566) de Francisco Valles y la medicina renacentista'.- Madrid: Csic, 1988 is indispensable.- (2) It is possible that there were previous editions, but they must be lost. Morejón mentions 1567 and 1569, in Iberian Books one from 1576 is mentioned, and JM Piñero says that it was published in 1567. We couldn t find any of these anywhere. "

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        De horis quibuscunque et horarum tabulis ad universas mundi regiones supputandis. Opus pro varijs astronomicis operationibus tam interdiu per altitudinem solis, quàm noctu per stellas exequendis utilissimum, paecipue pro corporum coelestium locis inuestigandis.

      Verona Dalle Donne & Stringari 1583 - (20,5 x 14,5 cm). (4) 75 S. Moderner Pergamentband. Einzige Ausgabe dieses seltenen Werkes. - Der 1512 geborene Padovani, Schüler von Pietro Pitati, lebte in Verona als Mathematiker und Astronom. Er veröffentlichte zahlreiche wissenschaftliche Werke, darunter auch mehrere über die Berechnung und Konstruktion von Sonnenuhren. - Vereinzelt gering gebräunt, sonst sauber und wohlerhalten. - Honeyman VI, 2386; Riccardi VII, 65; nicht bei Zinner und Houzeau-Lancaster

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        Les Six Comedies De Terence Corrigees en Presque Infinis Endroits

      Published by Jean de Bordeaux, Paris 1583 - , xvi, 367 leaves (734 pages), with a blackand white illustration on the title page, also with illustrated capitals New Edition , previous owners bookplate on front pastedown, slight tanning to pages, text sometimes faded, worming on inner page margin from leaf 125 to 206, mostly does not affect text, book in good condition , half calf and marbeld paper, gilt rules and title on spine , small octavo, 12 x 8 cms Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Disceptatio philosophica de quinta chymicorum essentia. Accessit Alexandri Carerii Patavini quaestio an metalla artis beneficio permutari possint.

      Basel, Henricpetri, (1583). - circa 16,8 x 10,5 cm. 8 Bll., 223 SS. Pergamentband auf Holzdeckeln (wohl ältere Remboitage) VD 16 P 2743; Adams W 223; Ferguson II, 554; Duveen 623; Neu 4395. Only edition of this rare alchemical treatise by the somewhat obscure Wittestein who had practised in Piacenza and became physician to Margareta of Austria. He is known for the present boo - Some browning (few quires a little heavier), little staining. Binding without clasps and a bit soiled. Altogether well preserved.

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        De la Politica, ovvero Scienza Civile secondo la dottrina d'Aristotele. Libri otto scritti in modo di Dialogo. Libro non sol utilissimo, ma necessario à chi desidera saper il modo, & l'arte de' Governi de' Popoli, Regni, & Stati.

      presso Gio. Battista Somascho, in Venetia 1583 - In-4° (225x150mm), ff. (12), 260, (1) bianca, legatura coeva p. pergamena floscia con titolo manoscritto al dorso. Impresa tipografica incisa su legno al titolo con un centauro che sorregge con una mano un arco e con l'altra un serpente e motto Viribus iungenda Sapientia entro cartiglio. Dedica a stampa al conte Mario Bevilacqua. Capilettera xilografici istoriate. Avvertenza preliminare ai lettori, seguita da un'indice bicolonne e dall'errata. Bruniture e fioriture sparse di lieve entità. Un foro marginale all'ultima carta. Buon esemplare. Prima edizione di questo trattato di pensiero politico rinascimentale ispirato ai dettami aristotelici. Il Figliucci (Siena, 1518-ivi, 1595) fu teologo, filosofo mirante alla conciliazione dell'aristotelismo con il neoplatonismo di Ficino (di cui tradusse in volgare e curò varie opere) e di Pico, nonché traduttore di classici. Nel 1556 vestì l'abito domenicano presso il fiorentino convento di San Marco con il nome religioso di Alessio Figliucci. La sua opera più significativa resta De la filosofia morale libri dieci, sopra li dieci libri dell'Ethica d'Aristotile (Roma, Valgrisi, 1551). Adams, F-443. STC Italian, p. 250. Quetif / Echard, II, p. 263. Tiraboschi, VII, p. 770. EDIT16 CNCE 18974. Cfr. la voce dedicata al Figliucci da Dario Busolini in D.B.I., XLVII, 1997 (con bibliografia). Italiano

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        Astronomia Teutsch. Himmels Lauff, Wirkung und natürliche Influenz der Planeten und Gestirn aus grund der Astronomey nach jeder Zeit / Jar / Tag unnd Stunden Constellation. In Nativiteten zur Artzney / wolfahrt / und allem Leben der Menschen zu wissen von nöten .

      Frankfurt, Egenolfs Erben 1583. - 8°. (8) Bll., 108 Bll. Mit zahlreichen Holzschnitt-Illustrationen. Älterer Pappband. Dritte Ausgabe. Sehr selten (VD 16 z. B. mit nur 2 Belegen). Der Mediziner und Astronom Johannes Dryander (1500 – 1560) lehrte in Marburg und machte als einer der ersten, der Leichensektionen zu Lehrzwecken vornahm, von sich reden. Vor seiner Berufung nach Marburg 1535 hatte er in Bourges und – wahrscheinlich – in Paris Mathematik und Astronomie studiert und in Paris wohl auch unterrichtet. Seine astronomischen Werke fanden weite Verbreitung (s. R. Herrlinger in NDB 4, S. 142/143). Johannes Stöffler (1452 – 1532) lehrte seit 1511 in Tübingen Mathematik und Astronomie; vorher hatte er eine Pfarrstelle innegehabt. Neben der Lehre in Tübingen beschäftigte er sich mit der Herstellung astronomischer In-strumente (z.B. die astronomische Uhr am Schmuckgiebel der Tübinger Rathauses. Seine astronomischen Schriften galten zu seiner Zeit als Standardwerke. Titel rot und schwarz gedruckt. Zahlreiche Blätter angerändert oder mit restaurierten Papierfehlstellen (bei 16 Bll. unter Buchstaben- bzw. Text- oder Bildverlust). VD 16 A 3973. Nicht in Adams. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De lure Belli ac Pacis. Libri tres, in quibus jus Naturae & Gentium, item juris publici praecipua explicantur. Editio Nova

      - - gutes Exemplar/Der niederländische Theologe, Rechtsgelehrte und frühe Aufklärer, Hugo Grotius (1583 - 1645) gilt in der Geschichte als Vater des Völkerrechts. In seinem vorliegenden Hauptwerk, das 1625 erstmals in Paris erschien und zahlreiche Auflagen erfahren hat, beschreibt er zum einen das Recht, das in Kriegs- und Friedenszeiten zwischen den Völkern zu gelten habe, zum anderen zeigt er weiter das Recht der ganzen Menschheit, d.h. alle Rechtsverhältnisse, auch zwischen Einzelpersonen auf. /Vorderer Vorsatz mit zahlreichen Eintragungen von alter Hand/Titel mit kleinem Siegel - Gewicht in Gramm: 500 Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1660. 12 Bll./618 S./23 Bll., Pergament der Zeit mit Überstehkanten (teils geschwärzt) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Biblia Sacra. Qvis in hac editione a Theologis Lovanien sibvs praestitvm sit, eorvm praefatio indicat.

      Antwerp, Christoffel Plantin 1583. (engraved titlepage, 1190) 117 (1) p. Contemporary blind-stamped Vellum with 5 raised bands, Folio H. 42 x L. 29 x W. 11 cm. (The corners of the bottom side of the binding are slightly worn, both the text block and the engravings are in good condition and the whole is printed on heavy paper. Beautiful copy of the revised Louvain Bible, followed by the annotations of Franciscus Lucas, ca. 1549-1619. The Bible is illustrated with an engraved titlepage by Abraham de Bruyn after Crispin van den Broeck, 5 double-page engraved plates of which 3 maps, 88 engravings of which 7 full-page, engraved by Crispin van den Broeck and Pieter van der Borcht, and many woodcut initials and head- and tail-pieces. The 5 double-page plates and some of the other illustrations were formerly used in the Polyglot Bible of 1568-1573, 40 of the smaller engravings were also used in the quarto edition of the 'Humanae Salutis Monumenta' by Arias Montanus in ca. 1583, and 36 of the engravings were cut specially for this edition. The Bible is reffered to as 'One of the most impressive and beautiful editions of the Plantin press.' This copy does also contain the dedication to Cardinal Albert of Austria which is often missing because Antwerp was at that time under a Calvinist administration.) Darlow, T.H./Moule, H.F. (1963). Historical Catalogue of the Printed Editions of Holy Scripture, 6173 / Poortman, W.C. (1995). Kaarten in Bijbels, p. 72-76 / Sorgeloos, C. (1990). Labore et Constantia, 1589-1989, p. 139-141 / Voet, L. (1980-1983). The Plantin Press (1555-1589). A Bibliography of the Works Printed and Published by Christopher Plantin at Antwerp and Leiden, 690 and p. 367 (Biblia/Bijbel).

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        Concordia alter unnd newer, guter, auch böser Glaubens strittiger lehren verglichne beschreibung mit fridgiriger bitt und vermanung mann wölle forthin die fromen Ludgerischen und dergleichen Christimenschen unverdambt lassen Ir schonen auch irer Evangelischen Lehr leben löblich nachfolgend dem glauben zufaln und nur in Concordieren.

       Mchn., Berg 1583. 8°. 10 nn. Bll., 257 num. Bll., 1 Bl. Mit 6 (dav. 4 wdh.) gr. Holzschnitten. Mod. HLdr. über alte Holzdeckel. Mit 2 intakten Schließen. 2 Bll. aus der Vorrede verbunden. 4 Bll. (93-96) fehlen, letztes Bl. durch Kopie ersetzt. Tit. u. Holzschn. (verso), erste u. letzte Bll. wurmstichig m. unterl. Rissen, 1 Bl. einger.Bautz XIV, 1299ff.; VD16 N118 - Erste Ausgabe der gegen Nigrinus gerichteten Streitschrift, \"welche, wie kaum ein anderes seiner Werke, die ungemeine Belesenheit des Verfassers bekundet, aber in einem milderen u. versohnlicheren Tone geschrieben ist\" (ADB XXIII, 260). - Johannes Nas [Nasi] (Bamberg 1534-1590 Brixen), Franziskaner, Weihbischof in Brixen, zunächst Schneider. In seiner Jugend begeisterte er sich für Martin Luther. Nachdem er jedoch die \"Nachfolge Christi\" studiert hatte, konvertierte er, wurde katholisch (1552) und trat in das Franziskanerkloster in München ein. Nach seiner Priesterweihe im Jahr 1557 übersiedelte er 1559 in das Kloster in Ingolstadt. In Rom war er als Prediger vom Papst und von den Kardinälen sehr geschätzt. Der Papst schenkte ihm den Titel: \"Sedis apostolicae concinator\". Ferdinand II berief ihn nach Innsbruck, wo er die Nachfolge des Petrus Canisius Hofprediger wurde. Als solcher geriet \"der wortgewaltige und streitsüchtige Franziskaner\" (J. Gelmi) schnell mit den Jesuiten in Streit. Trotz allem erwarb sich N. für die Errichtung der Tiroler Franziskanerprovinz große Verdienste. Bald darauf wurde er (1580) Weihbischof in Brixen. Auch da gab es Streit um ihn: 1583 brach ein offener Konflikt aus mit dem Brixner Generalvikar Adam von Arz. Nach kurzem Aufenthalt in Lambach in Oberösterreich kam N. 1586 wieder nach Brixen. Lapidar umreisst Gelmi die Persönlichkeit des N.: \"N. war begabt, aber exzentrisch und an vielen Konflikten durch seine grobe Art selbst schuld. Er erwarb sich um die Erneuerung der Tiroler Kirche große Verdienste.\" (S. 494). Sein Grab findet sich in der Hofkirche zu Innsbruck. - Die Holzschnitte zeigen Kämpfe der Truppen von den Türmen Babylons und des himmlischen Jerusalems gegen apokalyptische Drachen und Ungeheuer. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Alte Drucke, Theologie, Religionsgeschichte

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        Remberti Dodonaei Mechliniensis medici caesari Stirpium historiae pemptades sex sive libri XXX.

      Antuerpiae: Ex officina Christophori Plantini Folio (36 cm; 14"). [10] ff., 860 pp., [13] ff., illus.. 1583 Written and printed during the second decade of the Dutch Golden Age (1570–1670), this => first edition of Dodoens' Stirpium historiae pemptades sex is coveted today by collectors of printing for the excellent typography of the Plantin Press, by collectors of early illustration for van der Borcht's detailed woodcuts, and by collectors and scholars of natural history for the important contributions to botany that the author incorporates. Hunt says of this that it is the "First edition of Dodoens' last and most comprehensive botanical work, incorporating material from a number of his earlier books, including the Cruydeboeck"; it was the basis for Gerard's famous English herbal. Rembert Dodoens (1517–85), a Flemish physician and botanist, was fully immersed in the Renaissance method of pursuing knowledge, whether derived from ancient texts or from new discoveries and personal observation, or combining the best elements of both streams. That is what he did with his Cruydeboeck and with Stirpium historiae pemptades sex. Coming as it does during the first hundred years after the discovery of the New World and concomitant knowledge of New World plants, the Pemptades illustrates and discusses such new discoveries as maize, tobacco, mechoacan, and nopal. The => 1298 woodcut illustrations here were commissioned by Plantin from the Flemish artist Pieter van der Borcht (1545–1608), a pupil of Pieter Brueghel the Elder. Thomas Gloning (Rembert Dodoens und sein Cruyde Boeck) says van der Borcht is held to be one of the most gifted botanical painters of the 16th century. Provenance: College of Pharmacy of the City of New York. Evidence of readership: A reader of the late 16th century has corrected some of the text and has added interesting marginalia in Latin that expounds or expands on sections of it. A later reader, probably of the late 18th or early 19th century, has labeled some of the woodcut illustrations with the plant names using Linnaean and post-Linnaean taxonyms. For example some have "W" at the end of the Latin name, for Carl Ludwig Willdenow (1765–1812), others "Schmidt" for F.W. Schmidt (1764–96), most just have an "L" at the end, for Linnaeus. Recent quarter mottled brown calf with green and red stone-pattern marbled paper sides; raised bands, each accented above and below by single gilt rule and with gilt center devices in five spine compartments. Library stamp as above on title-page and three other pages. Minor worming in some, a very few, margins, most notable in upper margins of pp. 260–89; gently age-toned, and a few leaves with browning or foxing; overall => a crisp, clean, decidedly desirable copy.

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        LOffice et Aucthoritie de Iustices de Peace, in part Collect per le Treseuerende, Iudge, Mounsieur A. Fitzherbert, et Ore Enlarge per Richard Crompton, un Apprentice de le Common Ley, & publie Ian du Grace, 1583

      by Richard Tottill, Imprinted at London 1583 - [26], 206 leaves. 18cm. Lacks binding. Stitching gone so virtually all leaves are unbound. Extensive gnawing in lower left corner somehow stopping just short of loss of text. Portion of one other leaf lacking with significant loss of text. Former owner's name partially trimmed at top of title-page. Now preserved in a folding cloth portfolio which is neatly contained in a brown cloth clamshell box with a plain title label on its backstrip. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lexicon Graecolatinum recens constructum. In quod, tanquã in Thesaurum, dictiones propè innumerabiles collectæ sunt, ad communem studiosoru linguæ Græce utilitatem.

      Apud Guillielmum Leimarium, Genevæ 1583 - Grand in-8 de (16)-824-376-(106) pp., veau brun, dos lisse orné, pièce de titre en maroquin rouge (reliure XVIIIe siècle). Deuxième édition du lexique grec de Joannes Scapula, qui fut publié pour la première fois en 1580. Joannes Scapula, né en Allemagne dans la seconde moitié du seizième siècle, fut correcteur dans l'imprimerie de Henri Estienne, et à l'exemple de son maître, est aussi compté parmi les lexicographes grecs. Le Lexicon graecolatinum, compilation du Thesaurus graecae linguae de Henri Estienne publié en 1572, lui valut d'être accusé de plagiat. Selon Renouard (I, 139), « la compilation écourtée de Scapula eut la fortune de beaucoup d'abrégés : bien moins chère, et en apparence d'usage plus facile, elle se vendit, se réimprima pendant que le Thesaurus restait dans le magasin de son auteur. » Il en résulta un dommage considérable pour ce dernier, tandis que Scapula rendit la science plus accessible par le bon marché auquel on se procurait son livre. L'appendice contient : De Graecae linguae dialectis, ex scriptis Joannis Grammatici ; Corinthus de dialectis ; ex Plutarcho excerpta de dialectis, de tropis, de schematis et homerico eorum usu ; verborum quorundam themata quae magna ex parte vel sunt anomala vel poetica ; de Graecorum notis arithmeticis compendium ex Hadriani Amerotii scriptis ; Herodiani de iisdem tractatus ; de mensibus et eorum partibus ; de veteri et recta graecae linguae pronuntiatione. Bel exemplaire. Adams, 610 (pour l'édition originale). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Biblia Sacra. Qvis in hac editione a Theologis Lovanien sibvs praestitvm sit, eorvm praefatio indicat.

      Antwerp, Christoffel Plantin 1583 - (engraved titlepage, 1190) 117 (1) p. Contemporary blind-stamped Vellum with 5 raised bands, Folio H. 42 x L. 29 x W. 11 cm. (The corners of the bottom side of the binding are slightly worn, both the text block and the engravings are in good condition and the whole is printed on heavy paper. Beautiful copy of the revised Louvain Bible, followed by the annotations of Franciscus Lucas, ca. 1549-1619. The Bible is illustrated with an engraved titlepage by Abraham de Bruyn after Crispin van den Broeck, 5 double-page engraved plates of which 3 maps, 88 engravings of which 7 full-page, engraved by Crispin van den Broeck and Pieter van der Borcht, and many woodcut initials and head- and tail-pieces. The 5 double-page plates and some of the other illustrations were formerly used in the Polyglot Bible of 1568-1573, 40 of the smaller engravings were also used in the quarto edition of the 'Humanae Salutis Monumenta' by Arias Montanus in ca. 1583, and 36 of the engravings were cut specially for this edition. The Bible is reffered to as 'One of the most impressive and beautiful editions of the Plantin press.' This copy does also contain the dedication to Cardinal Albert of Austria which is often missing because Antwerp was at that time under a Calvinist administration.) Darlow, T.H./Moule, H.F. (1963). Historical Catalogue of the Printed Editions of Holy Scripture, 6173 / Poortman, W.C. (1995). Kaarten in Old and Rare Bibles, p. 72-76 / Sorgeloos, C. (1990). Labore et Constantia, 1589-1989, p. 139-141 / Voet, L. (1980-1983). The Plantin Press (1555-1589). A Bibliography of the Works Printed and Published by Christopher Plantin at Antwerp and Leiden, 690 and p. 367

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        Gesamtansicht mit dem durch die Truchsessischen Truppen belagertem Hülst am 19.11.1583 ('Hvlst').

      - Kupferstich aus Hogenbergs Geschichtsblätter, 1583, 19,5 x 28 Hellwig, Franz Hogenberg - Abraham Hogenberg. Geschichtsblätter, Nr. 249. (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Les Plees del Coron, diuisees in plusors titles & comon lieux. Per queux home pluis redement & plenairement trouera quelque chose que il quira, touchant les dits Plees [etc.]. S.T.C. 23223; Beale T490

      London: In AEdibus Richardi Tottelli, 1583. Modern calf, an interleaved copy, some browning, else quite crisp and usable, with an occasional and often extensive early marginal gloss The last 16th century edition (of five) of the first treatise on English criminal law, culminating a century-long movement centered in the Inns of Court, a work which, in Dr. Baker's words, "may well have become an assize judge's vade mecum

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        D. Bernardi doctoris mellitissimi ac primi abbatis Claraevallensis Coenobii, opera, in duos tomos distincta. Quibus adiecimus eiusdem auctoris opuscula: quae, ut caetera eius scripta, coelestem, ac divinam sapiunt eruditione. Two volume set

      Venice: Iuntas. Very Good. 1583. Full vellum. Vellum soiled & with chip to spine of vol 1, yet still supple and firmly bound. ; 8vo ; 435; 505 pages .

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        Controuersiarvm medicarvm et philosophicarvm, Francisci Vallesii Covarrvviani editio tertia, ab eodem Autore iterum recognita & aucta. Accesit liber de simplicium medicamentorum facultate eiusdem Autoris. Ad potentissimum & Inuictissimum Hispaniarum Regem Phillippum II.- Complvti: Excudebat Ioannes Iñiguez à Lequerica, Anno MDLXXXIII [1583] [colofón:] Complvti: Ex officina Ioannis Iñiquez à Lequerica, anno MDLXXXII].- [sigue:] Francisci Vallesij Couarrubiani, in schola Complutensi professoris primarij, ac nunc potentissimi Regis Philippi, cubicularij medici, in tertium de temperamentis Galeni, & quinque priores libros de Simplicium medicamentorum facultate, Comentaria.- [Colofón:] [Execudebat Ioannes Iñiquez à Lequerica: Anno 1583]

      Excudebat Ioannes Iñiguez à Lequerica, Complvti [i.e. Alcalá de Henares] 1583 - [ Descripción completa disponible en castellano, inglés y francés / Complete record available in Castillan, English and French / La notice complète est disponible en castillan, anglais et français ] // Fol. (271x188mm.); Controversias: [18], 164 h.; sign.: - 4, - 8, 2 -2 6, A-T8, V-X6; portada con escudo real xilografiado; errores de foliación, 43 en lugar de 34 y 74 y 75 en lugar de 84 y 85; apostillas marginales.- Medicamentos: 106 h.; sign.: A-M8, N-N10; obra sin portada propia; apostillas marginales.- Encuadernación a la holandesa de pergamino con puntas; tejuelo rotulado en lomo; algo corto de márgenes que comen las primeras letras de las apostillas más largas. Portada y dos folios siguientes con punta inferior restaurada. Cerco amarillento antiguo al abrir por f. 29. Manchas de hongo antiguas, especialmente en f. 83-91. Varias pequeñas manchas sueltas (2x2cm.).Dos últimos folios con punta superior restaurada. Y, sin embargo, y pese a la extrema delgadez del papel, muy buen ejemplar.- Proc.: Pequeño ex-libris de tampón en lado derecho de la portada, ilegible.- // Tercera edición, revisada y aumentada, de la primera obra publicada por Francisco Vallés ?el divino?, las Controversias médicas y filosóficas sobre la obra de Galeno, de las que todavía haría otras dos ediciones antes de morir. Las Controversias resultaron tan interesantes que provocaron una anécdota célebre. En 1580, el médico protestante alemán Johannes Kraft [Johannis Cratonis, en su forma latinizada], que disponía de un ejemplar de la primera edición de 1556, decidió que merecián ser difundidas y pensó en hacer una edición. Pero ni tenía ni consiguió noticias -o eso dijo- de quién era Valles, más allá de lo que aparecía en el libro publicado 25 años antes. Decidió, pues, llevarla a cabo sin consultar al autor, de quien ni siquiera sabía si estaba aún vivo, pero lo hizo ?corrigiendo y puliendo el texto?, lo que vino a ser no solo criticar el latín en el que estaba escrito y contradecir algunas de las proposiciones que contenía, sino también cambiar aquellas otras de las que más discrepaba sin cortarse en criticar a su autor. Salió impresa la traduccón al año siguiente, 1582, en Francfort, en la imprenta de los herederos de Wechel. Su sorpresa llegaría de inmediato al enterarse de que Valles estaba vivo, de que había enviado el texto revisado y ampliado al impresor Plantino de Amberes y que este había rechazado imprimir esa tercera edición precisamente porque el libro acababa de ser publicado en Alemania. Así se enteró Vallés de esa impresión para la que no le habían pedido permiso. No le quedó, pues, más remedio que volver a acudir a una imprenta peninsular para publicar la actualización de sus Controversias (1). Al mandarla a imprenta, Valles la complementó con un texto nuevo, Comentario sobre los cinco primeros libros de los medicamentos simples, de Galeno, que tiene así en esta su primera edición (2). La impresión de la obra se hizo de modo preconcebido para ser publicada conjuntamente con las Controversias, imprimiéndose primero estas -colofón de 1582-, luego la novedad -colofón de 1583- y disponiendo una portada conjunta para ambas. La portada común es la responsable de la atribución de la tercera edición de las Controversias a 1583 en vez de a 1582.- // Refs.: CCPB, 000027258-2; Martín Abad, Alcalá de Henares, 942; Palau, 350893.- // (1) Para esta anécdota y sobre las Controversias, es imprescindible la antología preparada por Jose Maria López Piñero y Francisco Calero: Los temas polémicos de la medicina renacentista: Las Controversias (1566) de Francisco Valles y la medicina renacentista.- Madrid: Csic, 1988. (2) Es posible que hubiese ediciones anteriores, pero estarían perdidas. Las señala Morejón para 1567 y 1569, en Iberian Books se habla de una de 1576 y JM Piñero dice que se publicó en 1567. No localizamos ninguna de ellas en ninguna parte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Deipnosophistarum libri quindecim, variis omnium ferme rerum narrationibus jucundissimi, lectuque dignissimi, quanta maxima fieri potuit cura, diligentia, fide in latinum sermonem versi a Jacobo Dalechampio Cadomensi (d. i. Jacques Dalechamps).

      Lyon, (Jacques de Tournes für) Antoine de Harsy 1583.Mit Druckermarke auf Titel. 22 Bll., 540 S., 40 Bll. (l. w.). Prgt. des 18. Jhdts. 33,7 x 21,2 cm. Hoffmann I, 398; Cartier 635; Pettegree - Walsby, French Books III, 54982. - "Das Werk handelt hauptsächlich von Gastronomie und enthält lange Dissertationen über Weine, Gemüse, Fische, Fleisch, Festmähler usw. ... Ein wichtiges Quellenwerk, das durch Zitate viele verlorengegangene antike Schriftsteller ersetzt. In Form von Tischgesprächen werden auch altgriechische Sitten, Literatur und Wissenschaft behandelt" (Horn - Arndt). Bücher la

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        Remberti Dodonaei Mechliniensis medici caesari Stirpium historiae pemptades sex sive libri XXX.

      Antuerpiae: Ex officina Christophori Plantini Folio (36 cm; 14"). [10] ff., 860 pp., [13] ff., illus.. 1583 Written and printed during the second decade of the Dutch Golden Age (1570–1670), this => first edition of Dodoens' Stirpium historiae pemptades sex is coveted today by collectors of printing for the excellent typography of the Plantin Press, by collectors of early illustration for van der Borcht's detailed woodcuts, and by collectors and scholars of natural history for the important contributions to botany that the author incorporates. Hunt says of this that it is the "First edition of Dodoens' last and most comprehensive botanical work, incorporating material from a number of his earlier books, including the Cruydeboeck"; it was the basis for Gerard's famous English herbal. Rembert Dodoens (1517–85), a Flemish physician and botanist, was fully immersed in the Renaissance method of pursuing knowledge, whether derived from ancient texts or from new discoveries and personal observation, or combining the best elements of both streams. That is what he did with his Cruydeboeck and with Stirpium historiae pemptades sex. Coming as it does during the first hundred years after the discovery of the New World and concomitant knowledge of New World plants, the Pemptades illustrates and discusses such new discoveries as maize, tobacco, mechoacan, and nopal. The => 1298 woodcut illustrations here were commissioned by Plantin from the Flemish artist Pieter van der Borcht (1545–1608), a pupil of Pieter Brueghel the Elder. Thomas Gloning (Rembert Dodoens und sein Cruyde Boeck) says van der Borcht is held to be one of the most gifted botanical painters of the 16th century. Provenance: College of Pharmacy of the City of New York. Evidence of readership: A reader of the late 16th century has corrected some of the text and has added interesting marginalia in Latin that expounds or expands on sections of it. A later reader, probably of the late 18th or early 19th century, has labeled some of the woodcut illustrations with the plant names using Linnaean and post-Linnaean taxonyms. For example some have "W" at the end of the Latin name, for Carl Ludwig Willdenow (1765–1812), others "Schmidt" for F.W. Schmidt (1764–96), most just have an "L" at the end, for Linnaeus. Recent quarter mottled brown calf with green and red stone-pattern marbled paper sides; raised bands, each accented above and below by single gilt rule and with gilt center devices in five spine compartments. Library stamp as above on title-page and three other pages. Minor worming in some, a very few, margins, most notable in upper margins of pp. 260–89; gently age-toned, and a few leaves with browning or foxing; overall => a crisp, clean, decidedly desirable copy.

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        Petri Andreae Matthioli Senensis, medici caesarei, et serenissimi Principis Ferdinandi Archidvucis Avstriae, &c. Commentarij in VI. libros Pedacij Dioscoridis Anarzabei de Medica materia, ab ipso autore recogniti, et locis plus mille aucti. Adiectis magnis, ac nouis plantarum, ac animalium Iconibus, supra priores editiones longè pluribus, ad viuum delineatis. Accesserunt quoque ad margines Graeci contextus quàm plurimi, ex antiquissimis codicibus desumpti, qui Dioscoridis ipsius deprauatam lectionem restituunt. Cum locupletissimis indicibus, tum ad rem herbariam, tum medicamentariam pertinentibus

      Venetijs [i.e. Venecia]: apud Felicem Valgrisium 1583 - [ Descripción completa disponible en castellano, inglés y francés / Complete record available in Castillan, English and French / La notice complète est disponible en castillan, anglais et français ] // Gran folio (340x230mm.); 2 v.- Vol. 1: [140], 583 p., [1] h. en blanco; sign.: a8, []2, b8, c-d6, e-i8, A-Z8, Aa- Mm8-Nn10; grabado procedente de otra obra intercalado tras la portada con el retrato de Caspar Bauhin, fechado en 1598. Grabado con el retrato de Mattioli en verso de b2; errores de signatura, f4 como D4 y G2 como G3; error de paginación, 314 como 341.- Vol. 2: 772, [12] p.; sign.: a-3a8, 3b10, 3c6. Al final del volumen, apéndice: "De ratione distillandi aquas ex omnibus plantis; et quomodo genuini odores in ipsis aquis conservari possint".- Encuadernación en plena piel, siglo XVIII, lomo con seis nervios decorado con hierros y doble tejuelo; cantos dorados a rueda; bisagras abiertas en superficie; algunas rozaduras cauterizadas en los planos; cantos y puntas minimamente rozados; falto de guardas de colores delantera y trasera de ambos volúmenes; algún folio algo tostado (V.1: A8, B6,.V2: nn ss6, ); anotaciones manuscritas muy ocasionales.- Vol. 1: ligero cerco de humedad en margen superior interno, algún folio algo tostado (i.e. A8, B6,.); rotura con pérdida en interior de última hoja de índice; pequeña galería en punta inferior de cuadernos c y d; pequeño trabajo de xilófago en el bajo del margen inferior, que cambiando de punto a galería y viceversa transcurre apreciendo y desapareciendo entre las páginas 116 y 461; manchas leves, de color gris en p. 317 y marrón en p. 417; rasgadura en el margen inferior de p. 337 y pérdida por arranque en el margen derecho de p. 385 y de la punta superior de la p. 583.- Vol. 2: Pequeño trabajo de xilofago, a veces galería, a veces punto, en el margen inferior entre las páginas 289 y 416; punto de taladro que entra a mitad del canto a partir de p. 585, prolongado como punto en el margen derecho hasta el final; pequeño cerco marrón en el borde del margen superior de p. 91 a 186 y 235 a 345; rasgadura interior de p. 770 originada en imprenta. Lejos de lo que a lo mejor puede desprenderse de este intento de descripción minuciosa, los defectos mencionados apenas se perciben por la sólida belleza del ejemplar.- // Proc.: Ex-libris manuscrito en 1714, verso de hoja de confianza de v. 1, Johaness Amadeus Le Fort; ex-libris impreso "Colladon-Martin" de la biblioteca del farmaceútico y botánico suizo Jean Antoine Colladon en los dos volúmenes; ex-libris manuscrito del bótanico suizo Adolphe Secrétan "Ex-libris Adolphi Secrétan-Gaudy, Confignonensis, anno 1830", en los dos volúmenes.- // Refs.: Bradley, I, 279; Pritzel, nova, 5985.- // Precioso ejemplar de la segunda y última edición magna latina de "Los seis libros de la materia medicinal de Dioscórides" comentados por Mattioli. La obra de Dioscórides, que fue tan citada como poco verificada durante la edad media, pasó a considerarse, en el siglo XVI, como la farmacopea más completa de la antiguedad, siendo estudiada y difundida en ediciones con comentarios de Miguel Servet, Leonardo Fuchs, Pietro Andrea Mattioli, Amato Lusitano, Andrés Laguna y no pocos otros. En el caso de Pietro Andrea Mattioli, afincado en Trento, este inició su trabajo sobre "Los seis libros de la materia medicinal de Dioscórides" hacia 1533, siendo su primera publicación la traducción de los cinco primeros libros al italiano, en 1544, desde la versión latina de Jean Ruelle (que se había impreso por primera vez en Paris, Officina Henrici Stephani, en 1516). Empleada también por Miguel Servet para sus comentarios, la versión de Ruelle fue la más seguida en el siglo XVI hasta que, en 1598, Jean-Antoine Sarasin (Saracenus) publicó en Frankfurt la que a partir de entonces pasó a ser considerada como la definitiva. La diferencia de la versión vernácula de Mattioli con las demás era que cortaba con los pruritos filológicos en los comentarios, le daba una (.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Remberti Dodonaei Mechliniensis medici caesari Stirpium historiae pemptades sex sive libri XXX

      Antuerpiae: Ex officina Christophori Plantini Folio (36 cm; 14"). [10] ff., 860 pp., [13] ff., illus.. 1583 Written and printed during the second decade of the Dutch Golden Age (1570?-1670), this => first edition of Dodoens' Stirpium historiae pemptades sex is coveted today by collectors of printing for the excellent typography of the Plantin Press, by collectors of early illustration for van der Borcht's detailed woodcuts, and by collectors and scholars of natural history for the important contributions to botany that the author incorporates. Hunt says of this that it is the "First edition of Dodoens' last and most comprehensive botanical work, incorporating material from a number of his earlier books, including the Cruydeboeck"; it was the basis for Gerard's famous English herbal. Rembert Dodoens (1517?-85), a Flemish physician and botanist, was fully immersed in the Renaissance method of pursuing knowledge, whether derived from ancient texts or from new discoveries and personal observation, or combining the best elements of both streams. That is what he did with his Cruydeboeck and with Stirpium historiae pemptades sex. Coming as it does during the first hundred years after the discovery of the New World and concomitant knowledge of New World plants, the Pemptades illustrates and discusses such new discoveries as maize, tobacco, mechoacan, and nopal. The => 1298 woodcut illustrations here were commissioned by Plantin from the Flemish artist Pieter van der Borcht (1545?-1608), a pupil of Pieter Brueghel the Elder. Thomas Gloning (Rembert Dodoens und sein Cruyde Boeck) says van der Borcht is held to be one of the most gifted botanical painters of the 16th century. Provenance: College of Pharmacy of the City of New York. Evidence of readership: A reader of the late 16th century has corrected some of the text and has added interesting marginalia in Latin that expounds or expands on sections of it. A later reader, probably of the late 18th or early 19th century, has labeled some of the woodcut illustrations with the plant names using Linnaean and post-Linnaean taxonyms. For example some have "W" at the end of the Latin name, for Carl Ludwig Willdenow (1765?-1812), others "Schmidt" for F.W. Schmidt (1764?-96), most just have an "L" at the end, for Linnaeus. Recent quarter mottled brown calf with green and red stone-pattern marbled paper sides; raised bands, each accented above and below by single gilt rule and with gilt center devices in five spine compartments. Library stamp as above on title-page and three other pages. Minor worming in some, a very few, margins, most notable in upper margins of pp. 260?-89; gently age-toned, and a few leaves with browning or foxing; overall => a crisp, clean, decidedly desirable copy.

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        FRANCISCVS DRAECK NOBILISSIMVS EQVES ANGLIÆ ANo ÆT SVE 43

      [London, 1583. Matted and framed. A fine, black impression, expertly laid down on a larger sheet. Slight wear to upper edge. Very good and handsomely presented. This handsome and striking print is generally considered the finest contemporary portrait of Sir Francis Drake. It has been attributed as the work of the engraver, Hondius, since the 18th century, although Kraus and others suggest it might be the work of Remigius Hogenberg. Only two copies are known of the first state of the print. This is a copy of the second state, probably printed by George Vertue in the 18th century, from the original copper plate, which he altered by adding additional shading to the background. Drake is shown standing, holding a baton in one hand and a helmet in the other. He looks the viewer squarely in the eye. The mole on his nose and short-cropped hair testify to the trueness of the unidealized portrait. Behind him, by a window, hangs a globe. The caption below the portrait makes reference to the circumnavigation. The image forcefully conveys the appearance and personality of the man. A cornerstone for any Drake collection. Kraus used this portrait as the frontispiece for his book on Drake.

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        Gesamtansicht von Halberstadt und Quedlinburg ('Halberstadivm . - Quedelinbvrga .').

      - altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Braun & Hogenberg, um 1583, 36,5 x 41 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Ausschreiben und gründlicher, warhaffter Bericht unser Gebhardts, von Gottes Gnaden erwelten und bestetigten Ertzbischoffs zu Cölln, des heiligen Römischen Reichs durch Italien Ertzcantzlers und Churfürsten, Hertzogen zu Westphalen und Engern, warumb wir uns mit etlichen Soldaten zu Beschützung unserer Land, Leut und eigenen Person auch folgends in weitere Kriegsrüstung wider unsere Feind und Widerwertige zu begeben genottrangt : auch aus was christlichen ... Ursachen wir die Freylassung der wahren christlichen Religion Augspurgischen Confession verstattet und was uns in in ehelichen Stand zu begeben bewegt ...

      [Bonn], 1583. [30 Bl.], 221, [1] S. Neuer Pappband VD 16 K 1751,- Wichtige Sammlung von Instruktionen und Briefen von Gebhard Truchsess von Waldburg-Trauchburg (* 10 Novenber 1547 in Heiligenberg; † 31. Mai 1601 in Straßburg) war Kurfürst und Erzbischof von Köln (1577-1583). Er trat zum Protestantismus über, heiratete und wollte das Erzstift säkularisieren. Dies löste den Widerstand der Mehrheit des Kölner Domkapitels aus. Beide Seiten, unterstützt von auswärtigen Verbündeten, kämpften gegeneinander im Kölnischen Krieg, den Gebhard schließlich verlor. Sauberes, breitrandiges Exemplar. Versand D: 2,00 EUR

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