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2017-10-27 18:18:08
Seydlitz, Melchior von
Görlitz, Ambrosius Fritsch, 1584. 160 unnum. SS. Titel in rot und schwarz gedruckt. Mit großen Titelholzschnitt in rot und schwarz sowie 3 (1 ganzseit., 2 wdh.) Textholzschnitten. Neuerer Pergamentband im Stil der Zeit auf 3 durchzogenen Bünden. Im Maßschuber. 4to. Seltene Ausgabe der erstmals 1580 erschienenen Beschreibung der Wallfahrt des schlesischen Adligen Melchior von Seydlitz während der Jahre 1556-59. Erwähnt auch "Mecha", "welchs bey 16 Tagreysen von Jerusalem ist" (K2). "Die Gesellschaft Seydlitz? wurde in Palästina gefangen und in Ramleh vom 'ehrliebenden Kriegsmann' Hans von Ehrenberg besucht" (Tobler). Die Reiseroute führte von Breslau nach Mailand, Venedig, Korfu, Zypern, nach Jerusalem und zurück über Konstantinopel, Venedig, Augsburg und Prag. Der schöne Titelholzschnitt zeigt die Gefangennahme mit landschaftlichem Hintergrund (im Text zweimal wiederholt), der blattgroße Textholzschnitt das Heilige Grab zu Jerusalem. - Gering gebräunt, vereinzelte zeitgenöss. Unterstreichungen und Marginalien in roter Tinte. Gelöschter Stempel am Titel verso. - VD 16, ZV 14388. Röhricht 710. Yerasimos S. 245. Vgl. Tobler 76.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Austria]
2017-10-27 17:43:53
Astley, John).
London, Henry Denham, 1584. - 4to. (8), 79, (1) pp. With woodcut headpiece on t. p. and initials. 19th century orange-red crushed morocco by Riviere with leading edges gilt and elaborate gilt inner dentelle, rebacked. All edges gilt. The exceedingly rare first edition of one of the earliest English treatises on horsemanship, derived in part from Xenophon, Federico Grisone's "Ordini di cavalcare", and other authors, and in part from Astley's own experience. This is, in fact, the first translation into English of Xenophon's treatise "Peri hippikes" ("On horsemanship"). - The publication of Astley's "Art of Riding", perhaps his single most lasting achievement, came late in his life as an Elizabethan courtier. Here, he relays the doctrine of the Italian riding schools as he and other Gentleman Pensioners understood it, particularly on training the horse to respond to the hand. Astley was on friendly terms with Thomas Blundeville, whose Grisone translation two decades earlier counts as the first treatise on horsemanship to be published in English. - First three leaves slightly browned, with the upper right corner of each leaf imperceptibly restored from another copy; a closed tear to f. A4. Altogether a remarkable clean and crisp copy in an English master binding. The Fitzwilliam-Gloucester copy, bound with a common companion piece, Claudio Corte's "Art of Riding" (also published by Denham in the same year) commanded £14,400 at Christie's in 2006. The catalogue notes that the scarcity of these two work "at auction varies markedly; ABPC records some 5 copies of Corte's work at au … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Austria]
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2017-10-27 01:22:55
Ortelius, Abraham
Diesth, Antwerp. Original copper engraving, published 1584 in an early Latin text edition of the 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum'. Oldcolored example in outline and wash color. Old colored example. In excellent condition. 325 by 277mm (12¾ by 11 inches).
Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinhold Berg eK [Regensburg, Germany]
2017-10-26 19:46:39
1584. (Napoli- Ediz. spagnole- Figur. '500) COLLENUCCIO Pandulfus. Historia del reyno de Napoles, auctor Pandulfo Colenucio iurisconsulto de Pesaro, traduzido de lengua toscana por Iuan Vazquez del Marmo. En Seuilla por Fernando Diaz: a costa de Diego de Montoya mercader de libros, 1584. ln folio (290 x 200), ([2],167, [1] cc), legatura antica in pergamena rigida, spettacolare frontespizio con grande incisione a piena pagina impressa in rosso e nero, al centro un cavaliere in abiti da parata, iniziali, testatine e finalini ornati, testo in spagnolo, copia fresca e ben conservata. Seconda edizione della traduzione spagnola e unica edizione in folio mai data alle stampe, di assoluta rarità, solo sette esemplari conosciuti. Ref. OCLC 15102573.
Bookseller: Grimaldi & C.Editori srl [IT]
2017-10-26 18:16:17
Nardi (Jacopo), 1476-1563
Florence, Bartolomeo Sermartelli, 1584. Second edition of Nardi's chief work, an account of the previous century of Florentine history from the standpoint of the defeated Savonarolian republicans. The first edition had been published in Lyon, in 1582, and this reprint is testimony to the new freedom of speech then prevailing in Florence, and extended by Ferdinando I. Our copy has on its title-page the black ink ownership stamp of an unidentified member of the Martelli family of Florence; the family's exlibris is pasted to an endpaper. The copy presumably was supplied directly by the printer, Bartolomeo de' Libri (Bartolomeo Sermartelli), who for commercial reasons had adopted the name of his patrons, the Martelli family. Nardi (Jacopo) Florence 1476 - 1563 Venice Le storie della citta di Firenze... Doue con tutte particolarità̀, che si possono disiderare si contiene cio che dall'anno 1494. fino all'anno 1531. è successo. Con la Tauola della cose Notabili, e co' Sommari à ciascun libro[.] Aggiuntoui vn' istruzione per leggere le storie ordinatamente. Florence, Bartolomeo Sermartelli, 1584 quarto (210 mm), (212) ff., signed a8 A-Z8 Aa-Bb8 Cc4 and paginated (16) 1-390 (18), woodcut of Medici insignia on title-page (printed in black), beneath Cardinal's hat (printed in red); woodcut initials. provenance early ink stamp of a member of the Martelli family of Florence, in lower margin of title-page; engraved armorial exlibris of the Martelli family (motto 'Sola virtus vera nobilitas' in a banderol), pasted to free-endpaper. 1 Margins of the title-page reinforced at an e … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Robin Halwas | Rare Books [United Kingdom]
2017-10-26 03:34:35
Catherine de' Medici, Queen of France, wife of King Henry II of France (1519-1589).
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
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2017-10-25 14:25:48
1584. M.T. CICERONIS EPISTOLARVM AD ATTICVM, LIBRI XVI - Letters to Atticus, Familiar Letters. The book is in good condition and is very well bound for it's age. It also has the leather ties. There is some slight water damage and there are some holes in a few of the pages. Latin Text [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Q's Books [Hamilton, NSW, Australia]
2017-10-25 08:56:16
Petrarca, F.:
1584. In quorum priore prospera fortuna refutatur: in posteriore vero aduersa defenditur. Iam denuò accuratius quàm antea ab innumeris mendis repugnati & emendati. Pesnot, Lyon 1584. 884 S., 5 Bl. 16°. Flex. Pergament d. Zeit mit hs. Rückentitel. Berieben u. etwas fleckig. Eintragungen auf dem Titel v. alter Hand. Schnitt mit Fleck. Gutes Exemplar. Hübsche Taschenausgabe.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Engel & Co GmbH [Stuttgart, Germany]
2017-10-24 02:19:45
[ANTONISZOON, Cornelis (fl. 1490s)] and NORMAN, Robert (fl. 1590) translator
Small 4to, A-S4, T2, title within an historiated woodcut border [McKerrow & Ferguson 302], (3), 142 pp, black letter, woodcut diagrams in text, disbound, preserved in a cloth folder and 1/4 morocco slip-case, engraved bookplate of "Harriet Aldrich and Winthrop Williams Aldrich", fineAn English translation of Cornelis Antoniszoon's Het leeskaartboek van Wisbuy, it was first published in 1584 and went through at least 5 editions, all of which are rare. Wing lists only a copy of the 1671 edition at BL. This 1647 edition is unrecorded in all the usual catalogues. It is however alluded to in McKerrow & Ferguson (see above)
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2017-10-24 02:19:45
Antique map, titled: 'Erster Abriss der Stadt Jerusalem wie sie Furnemblich zur Zeit des Hernn Christi beschaffen ( ).' - Spectacular town plan of Jerusalem, based upon Christian Van Andricom's 1584 map. Inside the fortified walls of the town are numerous buildings, statues, hills, temples, fountains, and other places of biblical signficance. Outside the walls are several battles, encampments and sens from the bible. Certainly one of the most remarkable holyland maps of the period. Engraving / etching on hand laid (verge) paper. Description: From: Biblia : das ist die gantze Heilige Schrift, Altes und Neues Testaments / verteutscht von Doctor Martin Luther: und auf gnädigste Verordnung des durchleuchtigsten Fürsten und Herrn/ Herrn Ernsts/ Hertzogen zu Sachsen ( ) published by Johann Andrea Endters Seel, Sohn und Erben 1708. The first edition appeared in 1641.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'August Christian Fleischmann' after an anonymous artist. Condition: Good, given age. Edges with a few small tears. Small restored tear bottom centre fold, extending 5 cm into the image; 2 very faint spots in the upper part (in the 'air' ); one small spot in (left lower part). Soiling in the margins. Original middle fold as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: BG-B15-05 Iscra The overall size is ca. 20.6 x 16.9 inch. The image size is ca. 19.3 x 14.7 inch. The overall size is ca. 52.3 x 43 cm. The image size is ca. 49 x 37.3 cm. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector [Zeeland, Netherlands]
2017-10-24 02:19:45
[Linocier, Geofroy]
Paris: Macé, 1584. First edition in French. Linocier's translation of Antoine Du Pinet's Historia plantarum, first published in 1561. Sectional titles for quadrupeds, birds, fish, distillation. Pp. [1]-943, [1, avertissement]; Index Oo-Pp8; Table Qq8, Rr4 [Rr4v is extraict du privilège]. 1 vols. 16mo (111 x 72 mm). Contemporary dark green morocco , spine with author and sectional titles in gilt, a.e.g. Provenance: de Warnecamp (early inscription on title). First edition in French. Linocier's translation of Antoine Du Pinet's Historia plantarum, first published in 1561. Sectional titles for quadrupeds, birds, fish, distillation. Pp. [1]-943, [1, avertissement]; Index Oo-Pp8; Table Qq8, Rr4 [Rr4v is extraict du privilège]. 1 vols. 16mo (111 x 72 mm). There are American palnts metioned herein. The first 2 parts of this compendium,, are translations by Linocier of Antoine du Pinet's Historia Plantarum first published in1561 in Lyon. Pinet (d. 1584) condensed the work of Mattioli to make a very early pocket herbal. Aromatic herbs are drawn from L'Ecluse. Arranged alphabetically, each plant is illustrated in woodcut, named in several languages and described briefly including information on where the plant can be found, and what its "qualities" were. The next 5 parts were added by Linocierand come from Gesner, et al : L'Histoire des Animaux a quatre pieds; L'Histoire des Oyseaux; L'Histoire des Poissons; L'Histoire des Serpens; Entier discours et maniere de distiller les eaux de toutes sortes de plantes, & la vertu qui en provient. Adams D1146 & L-734; European Amer … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2017-10-21 13:09:01
4 Antique prints, untitled. 4 landscapes depicting the story of the good Samaritan: 1) A marshy landscape with a robbery in progress. 2) Coastal landscape with an almost naked man on the ground in the foreground. A priest walks by in the distance, while a Samaritan man passes the wounded figure. 3) Mountain landscape. In the foreground a Samaritan man has dismounted from his horse/mule to feed and dress the wounds of a naked figure on the ground. A village in the background. 4) The wounded person returned home. The Samaritan lifts the person into the arms of a relative. Engravings, watermark: Crowned serpent Description: Very nice uniform set. State: Only state. Ref: Hollstein 6-9. Artists and Engravers: Made by Raphael Sadeler after P. Bril. Raphael Sadeler (1584-1632) was a Flemish engraver, part of the very active Sadeler family. Paul Bril (1554-1626) was a landscape painter who worked in Rome, although born in Antwerp. This type of landcape, known as vedute ideate or vedute di fantasia, is a typical example of his best-known work. Condition: Very good, given age. Ample margins. Minimal stains in the margins. Binding holes in the left margin. From the duplicates collection of the City library of Ulm (not in Lugt) General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: LA-Expo-P6-02 The overall size is ca. 10.9 x 7.1 inch. The image size is ca. 7.7 x 5.4 inch. The overall size is ca. 27.8 x 18.1 cm. The image size is ca. 19.5 x 13.6 cm.
Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector [Zeeland, Netherlands]
2017-10-16 14:38:40
Lonicer, Philipp (ed. & transl.) / (Menavino, Giovanantonio).
1584. 8vo. 2 parts in one vol. (16), 435, (13) pp. (16) , 208, (14) pp., final blank f. With woodcut vignettes to both title pages (the first showing an Ottoman warrior, after J. Amman) and two (repeated) printer's devices at the end. Contemporary vellum. Remains of ties. First octavo edition of Lonicer's collection of Turkish history, previously published in 1578 as a hefty three-volume folio set with woodcuts attributed to Jost Amman. The present issue is a pretty, handily pocket-sized edition minus the illustrations, incorporating several important changes to the text. Book 2 of the first part still comprises Menavino's "Mahometicae leges, religio, vita" in Lonicer's translation, while Aventin's appendix at the end of part 1 is omitted, as is the entire third volume of the folio edition (Barletius's "Scanderbeg"). The beginning of part 2 includes an important new addition: Contarini's "De bello Turcico", with the description of the Battle of Lepanto. - Binding rubbed; large defects to spine. Interior somewhat browned as common with occasional insignificant waterstains to margins. A few contemporary censorship marks in ink; title page shows contemp. ownership "Ex libris fratris Constantini Cruseni Augustiniani" (obliterated) and of the Augustinians' monastery of St Thomas (Kostel sv. Tomáše) in Prague. VD 16, L 2464. BNHCat L 379. BM-STC German 525. Adams L 1456. Göllner 1773. Atabey 729. Graesse IV, 265. Pétrovitch 48. Hammer 1090. Chauvin XII, 248, 1019 (& cf. 266, 1107). Yerasimos 126. Not in Blackmer (cf. 1030 note).
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris [AT]
2017-10-16 14:38:40
Lonicer, Philipp (ed. & transl.) / (Menavino, Giovanantonio).
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
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2017-10-16 14:08:57
Fiorenza, Giorgio Marescotti, 1584. In - 8ø picc.; 24 cc., 648 pp. (errori nella numerazione); legatura coeva in tutta pergamena floscia, titolo manoscritto al dorso. Xilografia al verso della carta a2 rifilata al margine esterno come in pressochŠ tutti gli esemplari. Firma di possesso al frontespizio anticamente cancellata, minime fioriture ma bell'esemplare genuino. Prima edizione. L'opera prende il nome dalla villa in Val d'Ema di Bernardo Vecchietti dove si svolge la conversazione fra dotti nobili fiorentini sulle cose d'arte del loro tempo e del tempo passato. E' composta da 4 libri: i primi due teoretici e gli altri due storici. Molto interessanti sono le descrizioni delle opere della collezione di Bernardo Vecchietti (che introducono all'opera) che contenevano i lavori dei migliori maestri del tempo soprattutto fiorentini. E' importante anche dal punto di vista letterario e della lingua infatti Š citato dalla Crusca. Lo Schlosser ritiene che l'autore sia l'unico che possa "esser considerato con qualche diritto come il successore del Vasari." "Raro Š vedere begli esemplari e ben conservati di questa prima edizione. L'opera Š di molto pregio per le notizie di fatto, e la buona critica di cui Š pieno". (Cicognara) Cicognara 2217. Schlosser Magnino, p. 350 e ss. Gamba 241: "Raro".
Bookseller: Mediolanum [IT]
2017-10-16 14:08:53
BORGHINI Vincenzio 1515-1580.
Filippo Jacopo Giunti 1584-1585. 2 volumes. 4to. The pagination is known in this book to be full of miss-paginations signatures vol. 1 dagger 4 A-Z 4 Aa-Pp 4 Qq-Rr 8 Ss-Tt 2 Aaa-Mmm 8 Nnn 4 G2 missigned F2 Rr8 blank Ss1-Tt2 are plates Ss1 and 2 are double sided vol. 2 pi 2 A-Z 4 Aa-Vu 4 double dagger 2 Aaa-Zzz 4 Aaaa-Kkkk 4 2A-2G 4 S2 Kk2 missigned R2 K2. Woodcut arms of Francesco deMedici and Bianca Cappello on title of vol. I and the Giuntine lily device on title of volume II repeated in larger form at the end of each volume portrait of Borghini on verso of title of volume II Coats of arms 8 engraved plates on 7 sheets 5 folding with the blank Rr8 in volume I added title-page vol. II some minor stained light foxing occasional browning. Original full velum with manuscript spine titles and additional inscriptions on both front covers cover stain some light wear. Bookplate of Bernardine Murphy early ownership inscription 1597. Very good copy. FIRST EDITION of Borghinis Discorsi on the history of Florence prepared at the request of Cosimo deMedici in connection with the painting of historical scenes in the Sala del Maggior Consiglio in the Palazzo Vecchio. Twenty years earlier Borghini had organized the festivities for the marriage of Francesco deMedici to Joanna of Austria an enterprise in which he had co-operated with Giorgio Vasari. Printed by Filippo and Giacomo Giunta of Florence. 34. . . the best known of his works and that which did him the most honor is that intituled Discorsi di M. Vincenzo Borghini printed at Florence 1584 and 1585 in two vols. 4to. and reprinted at … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Jeff Weber Rare Books [CARLSBAD, California, US]
2017-10-16 14:08:53
BORGHINI, Vincenzio (1515-1580).
Florence: Filippo & Jacopo Giunti, 1584-1585. Florence:: Filippo & Jacopo Giunti, 1584-1585., 1584. 2 volumes. 4to. The pagination is known, in this book, to be full of miss-paginations: signatures: vol. 1: [dagger]\4 A-Z\4 Aa-Pp\4 Qq-Rr\8 Ss-Tt\2 Aaa-Mmm\8 Nnn\4 [G2 missigned F2; Rr8 blank; Ss1-Tt2 are plates (Ss1 and 2 are double sided)]; vol. 2: [pi]\2 A-Z\4 Aa-Vu\4 [double dagger]\2 Aaa-Zzz\4 Aaaa-Kkkk\4 2A-2G\4 [S2, Kk2 missigned R2, K2]. Woodcut arms of Francesco de'Medici and Bianca Cappello on title of vol. I and the Giuntine lily device on title of volume II (repeated in larger form at the end of each volume), portrait of Borghini on verso of title of volume II, Coats of arms, 8 engraved plates on 7 sheets, 5 folding, with the blank Rr8 in volume I, added title-page (vol. II); some minor stained, light foxing, occasional browning. Original full velum with manuscript spine titles and additional inscriptions on both front covers; cover stain, some light wear. Bookplate of Bernardine Murphy; early ownership inscription (1597). Very good copy. FIRST EDITION of Borghini's Discorsi on the history of Florence prepared at the request of Cosimo de'Medici in connection with the painting of historical scenes in the Sala del Maggior Consiglio in the Palazzo Vecchio. Twenty years earlier Borghini had organized the festivities for the marriage of Francesco de'Medici to Joanna of Austria, an enterprise in which he had co-operated with Giorgio Vasari. Printed by Filippo and Giacomo Giunta of Florence. ". . . the best known of his works, and that which did him the most honor, is … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Jeff Weber Rare Books, ABAA [Carlsbad, CA, U.S.A.]
2017-10-16 14:08:53
BORGHINI, Rafaello.
e le cose principali appartenenti a dette arti s'insegnano. Fiorenza, Marescotti, 1584. in-8, pp. (48), 648, leg. p.perg. 700esca, nome dell'autore ms. al dorso. Silogr. a piena pag. al f.II v. raffig. le Belle Arti; marca tipogr. al tit., grandi iniziali silogr., car. tondo. Dedica in forma di sonetto agli artisti fiorentini da parte di Piero Capponi. Prima edizione di quest'opera rara ed importante, una delle fonti più stimate per la storia dell'arte, annoverata dalla Crusca fra i testi di lingua. L'opera prende il titolo dal nome della villa in Val d'Ema, nei dintorni di Firenze, ove si svolgono le conferenze o i dialoghi sull'arte e gli artisti, fra quattro gentiluomini fiorentini: il patrizio Bernardo Vecchietti, proprietario della villa, ed i suoi ospiti, lo scultore Rodolfo Sirigatti, Baccio Valori e Girolamo Michelozzi. Il padrone di casa mostra ai suoi invitati la sua splendida collezione: disegni di Michelangelo, Leonardo, Cellini; dipinti di Botticelli ed Antonello da Messina ed una stanza zeppa di bronzi e gruppi marmorei del Gianbologna. La discussione inizia dalle teorie e dalle tecniche delle Belle Arti (libri I-II) e continua con cenni generali di storia dell'arte greca fino al tardo Rinascimento, trattato ampiamente. Può considerarsi una sorta di continuazione delle Vite del Vasari ed uno dei testi più importanti per la conoscenza delle idee correnti sull'arte nell'ambiente fiorentino del tempo, sul Manierismo italiano in generale e per la quantità di notizie su un gran numero di artisti, specie quelli più vicini all'autore, quali Tintoretto, Veronese, i Ba … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco [Torino, Italy]
2017-10-16 13:35:51
Girolamo Mercuriale, Jan Hieronim Chrosciejowski; Girolamo Mercuriale, Albertus Scheligius
Very Good. 1584. Hardcover. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Full handsome yapped vellum. From the "Library of the Medical & Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland" with their large bookplate but without external markings. Swann 1999; 2 Works in 1; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; [viii],458,[25],[viii]168,[8] pages .
Bookseller: William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA [U.S.A.]
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2017-10-16 13:31:00
Lomazzo, Giovanni Paolo.
Milano, Paolo Gottardo Da Ponte, 1584. 4to. (40), 700 (but: 698), (2) pp. With armorial title woodcut and half-page woodcut portrait on fol. B1. Contemporary full vellum with marbled edges. Second edition, the earliest one obtainable and usually considered the first altogether (a single copy of an edition published by Da Ponte in 1582 has been discovered in the Biblioteca della Collegiata S. Pietro Apostolo in Broni near Pavia). The principal work of the Milan artist and theoretician of art, Giampaolo Lomazzo, has been called "the most complete treatise on the art theory, design, and iconography of the Mannerist period" (Arntzen/R.); indeed, "the true Bible of Mannerism" (cf. Schlosser). Purposefully divided into the mystical number of seven books, Lomazzo's treatise describes first proportions (with a discussion of Dürer, who was much-received in Italy), then the expression of feelings, colours, light and shade, linear perspective, and practical painting; the seventh and final book treats matter and substances, touching upon - and greatly expanding on - Armenini. "These last two chapters are of the greatest importance for understanding the essence of Mannerism, providing quite simply one of the most extensive accounts" (ibid.). - Some occasional browning and waterstaining near beginning; slight paper flaw to fol. E3 (not affecting legibility). Numerous errors in pagination; quire Y jumbled but complete. A small perforation to the spine; textblock curled. Old ownership on front flyleaf obliterated in ink. A single copy in German auction records. - Edit 16, CNCE 24452 (Var. … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
2017-10-16 13:28:12
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Mediolanum [IT]
2017-10-16 13:20:09
RUSCELLI, Girolamo (1518-1566).
Venice: Appresso Francesco de’ Fra[n]ceschi Senesi, MDLXXXIIII (1584) & MDLXXXIIII (1583). 4to (245 x 175mm). Pagination: [28, letters, index, tavola], 496, 8, 82pp. Signatures: a(6); b(4); c(6); A(6); B-Z(4); Aa-Zz(4); Aaa-Qqq(4); A-I(4); K(6, final blank). Engraved title page with arms of Guglielmo Gonzaga (1538-1587) and signed by Giacomo Franco (1550-1620), including full-page emblem of Justice under the motto "Cuique Suum" (To each his own). Second, third, and fourth books have engraved divisional title pages. 123 engraved devices; 2 double-paged engraved illustrations (at leaves O2v-O3r and 2B2v-2B3r). Initials (some historiated); head- and tail-pieces. Modern half vellum over decorative paper boards, spine lettered "RUSCELLI LE IMPRESE ILLUSTRI VENEZIA 1584," endpapers renewed; (engraved title remargined and inlaid, the double-page engraving after O2 shaved close, all else clean and good). Modern armorial bookplate of Bibliotheque I.G. Schorsch on the front pastedown. This is Ruscelli’s important work treating imprese, the popular symbolic device of the Renaissance. First published in 1572, this 1584 edition by Senese in Venice is regarded as the most complete version. It is illustrated with nearly 200 impresa of illustrious men, aristocrats, and leaders of Europe, as well as many of the leaders in the Italian city-states at that time. Each device is accompanied with a biography of the subject, their motto, and a heraldic engraving for that line. As a later theorist of impresa, Ruscelli built upon the work of his predecessors like Andrea Alciato and Paolo Giovio. His … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A. [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2017-10-16 13:20:09
2017-10-16 13:20:07
De Franceschi Franc, 1584. 4 parti in un vol. in-4, pp. (28), 496; 82. Leg. posteriore mezza pergamena, tassello con tit. oro al dorso. Frontesp. generale fig. inc. da Giacomo Franco, altri tre titoli inc. per gli altri libri, 145 emblemi di varia grandezza, tra cui 2 a doppia pag. e molti a piena pag. La migliore e più completa edizione di uno dei più conosciuti e più importanti libri di emblemi del XVI secolo. Di notevole bellezza e fascino le incisioni che presentano una sorprendente varietà di soggetti (animali, uccelli, piante, sole, stelle, ecc.) in elaborate bordure. Gli emblemi a piena pagina sono di principi e personaggi più importanti, i più piccoli per quelli di minore rilievo; i due a piena pag. sono rispettivamente per Carlo V e Filippo II. Esempl. assai bello (lievi restauri nei margini bianchi di tre fogli; lievissime traccia d'umido sui primi ed ultimi ff.).
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco [IT]
2017-10-16 12:44:58
Ancona. Acquaforte e bulino, 1584, firmata e datata in lastra in basso. Esemplare nel terzo stato di tre con l’indirizzo di Giacomo De Rossi. Magnifica prova, stampata su nove fogli di carta vergata coeva da unire, con margini, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Uno dei due fogli centrali è in facsimile. Rarissima pianta murale della città, nella sua edizione definitiva. Con questa veduta Firenze conferma il suo ruolo di primo piano nella storia dell'iconografia urbana europea. Si tratta del secondo prototipo attraverso cui la sua immagine si diffonde, prima in Italia poi all'estero. L'autore è il monaco olivetano Stefano Bonsignori, cartografo e cosmografo di Francesco e Ferdinando I, mentre l'incisore è Bonaventura Billocardo, orefice fiorentino. Il titolo Nova pulcherrimae civitatis Florentiae topographia accuratissime delineata si trova in alto, al centro; sempre in alto, a sinistra, è la rosa dei venti con al di sotto una colonna di richiami riguardanti la fortezza da Basso e una carta dell’emisfero occidentale; a destra è collocato lo stemma mediceo. La veduta conserva la prospettiva Sud-Ovest della tradizione iconografica fiorentina, Grazie all'accurato lavoro di rilievo preliminare, nell'immagine è possibile definire in modo particolareggiato architettura, ambiente e paesaggio. Nonostante la scientificità della restituzione grafica, l'autore comunque non rinuncia a sottolineare il valore simbolico di alcuni edifici e luoghi urbani, evidenziati grazie a fuori scala o visioni frontali. Nel 1594 appare una nuova stampa dell'immagine, fatta eseguire dal libraio senese Gi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquarius [Roma, Italy]
2017-10-16 12:25:17
Ortelius, A.
Bookseller: Antikvariat Krenek [Prag, Czech Republic]
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2017-10-16 12:25:16
ORTELIUS, Abraham.
Antwerp. c.1584-95. Size: 345 x 505 mm. Framed size: 780 x 640 mm. Fine condition, good margins. Copper engraving. Coloured. A beautiful map of the British Isles, north to the right. The map is based on Mercator's earlier map of the British Isles of 1564. Title in strapwork cartouche at top right, text in Latin, in its own cartouche at lower right, scale and royal arms; ships at sea. It is difficult to put an exact date on the map because of the complex publishing history of Ortelius' atlas. Published in the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Moreland & Bannister, p. 200-203; Van den Broecke 16.
Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA/ ILAB. [London, United Kingdom]
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2017-10-16 12:25:16
Ortelius, Abraham
Bookseller: Antikvariat Krenek [Prag, Czech Republic]
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2017-10-16 11:46:11
UKRAINE (Ukrajina / Ukraina) - RUSSLAND (Russia) - KASACHSTAN - GEORGIEN (Georgia):
Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas [Bedburg-Hau, Germany]
2017-10-16 11:39:33
Natura Brevium
Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB [Clark, NJ, U.S.A.]
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2017-10-16 11:39:21
APIANUS, Petrus (1495-1552). -
Antwerpen, Beller, 1584. In - 4. Bella legatura moderna in stile dell'epoca in piena pelle con filetti e fregi dorati sui piatti, titolo impr. in oro, dorso con nervi e fregi impressi a secco. Con un globo sul frontespizio, un mappamondo a doppia pagina, moltissime illustrazioni n.t., 5 con parti mobili, e diversi graziosi capilettera, il tutto inc. in legno. (16), 478 (recte 465), (3) pp.; le pp. 73 - 81 e 426 - 429 saltate per errore di stampa, ma completo; frontespizio con piccoli restauri marginali e alcune carte lievemente ossidate; buon esemplare, completo di tutte le parti mobili e del grande mappamondo che spesso manca. La prima di tre tirature di questa importante edizione che, per l'aggiunta di diversi studi e commentari di vari astronomi (alcuni pubblicati per la prima volta), è molto più ampia delle precedenti composte per lo più da 50 - 70 carte (prima edizione: 1524). Ortroy, Apian, 59. Adams A - 1286. DSB I, pp. 178 - 179: «Apian was a pioneer in astronomical and geographical instrumentation... (his) first major work, Cosmographia, was based on Ptolomy. Starting with the distinction between cosmography, geography, and chorography, and using an ingenious and simple diagram, the book defines terrestrial grids; describes the use of maps and simple surveying; defines weather and climate; and provides thumbnail sketches of the continents. In its later form, as modified by Gemma Frisius, the Cosmographia was one of the most popular texts of the time...» The first of three issues of this greatly enlarged edition (earlier editions have about 50 - 70 leaves only): " … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Rappaport [IT]
2017-10-16 11:29:21
SALVIATI, Leonardo.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Hellmut Schumann [CH]

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