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      1586 - Sevilla. S. I. 1586. 21X16. Pergamino. 271h. Falto de portada+Hojas107-108-109-110-111-112-113-114 y 121, pagina 57 error de paginación, polilla leve y levemente fatigado. Profusamente ilustrada. Gran obra de Jerónimo Chaves de la habitual y muy difundida, Chronographía; ó, Repertorio de los tiempos, manual astrólogico y pronóstico de divulgación y de gran popularidad y famosa obra del siglo XVI. Muy apreciada. Ref 4.2 Biblioteca D. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Historia navigationis in Brasiliam quæ et America dicitur. Qua describitur authoris navigatio, ... Secunda editio.Geneva, heirs of Eustache Vignon, 1594. 8vo. With 7 full-page and 1 folding woodcut plate (16 x 22.5 cm), 7 full-page woodcuts on integral leaves. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum with fillets.

      Borba de Moraes, pp. 468-473; JCB I, p. 334; Rodrigues 1399 note; Sabin 40154; cf. Adams L536 (1586 ed.). Rare second separately published Latin edition, with minor revisions, of a very important, successful and beautifully illustrated work on Brazil by the Protestant minister Jean de Léry (1534-1611). De Léry, born Margelle (Bourgogne) in 1534, altered the course of his life by deciding in 1556 to accompany a group of Protestant (Huguenot) ministers and faithful to Brazil under the protection of Admiral Caspard de Coligny (1519-1572). He left for Brazil with 13 others in November 1556, heading for the colony founded the year before by Vice-Admiral Nicolas Durand, Chevalier de Villegagnon on an island in the Bay of Rio de Janeiro. Léry's book attempts to provide French readers with an accurate description of Brazil, its people (including their shocking cannibalism) and its exotic plants and animals.With inscriptions on an endleaf. An owner's stamp on the back of the title-page and margins of two text pages has been partly erased. Very slightly browned, with some small marginal worm holes in the first and last leaves, but still in good condition. The binding also has some worm holes, but is also good, with the tooling very crisp and clear.

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        Vita Caroli Borromei card. S. Praxedis archiepiscopi Mediolani item opuscula duo Episcopus & Cardinalis ab Augustino card. Veronae conscripta.

      apud Hieronymum Discipulum,, Verona, 1586 - 3 parti in un vol. in 4º, pp. [12], 72 ; [8], 63, [1] ; 40. Leg. dell’epoca piena pergamena. Titolo calligrafato sul taglio inferiore. Marca tip. sui tre frontespizi, testatine silografate, testo in carattere corsivo. Esemplare ottimo. La prima parte, dedicata la Card. Antonio Caraffa, è considerata la prima biografia sul Cardinale Borromeo. La seconda parte contiene anche: Isidori Pelusiotae epistola, tradotta da Pietro Galesini. Agostino Valier fu vescovo di Verona (1565-1599) e membro del Sant'Uffizio. Ebbe stretti rapporti con la Milano del cardinale Carlo Borromeo. Prima edizione. Cfr. STC 708; Cat. Hoepli 451. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Copie of a Letter to the Right Honourable the Earle of Leycester . . . With a report of certeine petitions and declaratations made to the Qveenes Maiestie . . . And her Maiesties answeres therunto by her selfe deliuered [etc.]. S.T.C. 6052. Quarto

      London: Imprinted at London by Christopher Barker [etc.], 1586. Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, some browning and a trace of marginal worming, else a good crisp copy; without the leaf containing the woodcut arms The famous debate as Elizabeth was determining whether Mary Queen of Scots should be executed, cast as a report from Cecil to Leicester, but in fact carefully reviewed and corrected by Elizabeth, prefiguring Cecil and Elizabeth's close relationship

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        Opera Omnia, tam quae vere Germana illius esse nemo inficias eat, quam quae spuria & supposititia quanquam non dissimilis pietas plerisque videri possunt, diligentisime nunc primum recognita, aucta ac emendata, & in ordinem concinniorem disposita. Ut ex praefatione ad lectorem, & operum Catalogo, maxime vero quid in hac editione sit praestitum, licebit cognoscere. Cum Indice duplici, altero locorum sacrae scripturae passim abipso D. Bernardo explicatorum, altero eoque nouo & amplo rerum & verborum.

      Parisiis, cum Privilegio Regis 1586. Tomus Primus: (16) 1794, Tomus Secundus: (2) 1046, (185) p. Contemporary Vellum, Folio (Bernard of Clairvaux, was a Frankish abbot and the primary builder of the reforming Cistercian monastic order. After the death of his mother, Bernard sought admission into the Cistercian order. Three years later, he was sent to found a new abbey at an isolated clearing in a glen known as the Val d'Absinthe, about 15 km southeast of Bar-sur-Aube. According to tradition, Bernard founded the monastery on 25 June 1115, naming it Claire Vallée, which evolved into Clairvaux. There Bernard would preach an immediate faith, in which the intercessor was the Virgin Mary. In the year 1128, Bernard assisted at the Council of Troyes, at which he traced the outlines of the Rule of the Knights Templar, who soon became the ideal of Christian. Two parts in Vellum, complete edition of his Works.).

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        [Op. 14]. Krakowiak Grand Rondo de Concert pour le Piano avec accompagnement d'Orchestre dédié à Madame La Princesse Adam Czartoryska Née Princesse Sapieha... Opera: 14. [Piano part only]

      Paris: Maurice Schlesinger... Leipzick[!]: Kistner... Londres: Wessel et Cie.: [PN M. S. 1586]. [1834]. Folio. Disbound. 1f.(title), [i] (blank), 2-23, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "avec Orchestre 15 f,,c;" "[avec] Quintette 12 [f],,[c];" "Piano seul 7 [f] 50 [c]." Publisher's handstamp to lower right corner of title. With cue notes for orchestral parts as well as an occasional alternate bass staff for performance without orchestra.& & Moderate foxing; slight bleeding. . First French edition. Grabowski-Rink 14–1-Sm. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 190. Hoboken 4, 233.

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        [Op. 14]. Krakowiak Grand Rondo de Concert pour le Piano avec accompagnement d'Orchestre dedie a Madame La Princesse Adam Czartoryska Nee Princesse Sapieha... Opera: 14. [Piano part only]

      Paris: Maurice Schlesinger... Leipzick[!]: Kistner... Londres: Wessel et Cie. [PN M. S. 1586] [1834]. Folio. Disbound. 1f.(title), [i] (blank), 2-23, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "avec Orchestre 15 f,,c;" "[avec] Quintette 12 [f],,[c];" "Piano seul 7 [f] 50 [c]." Publisher's handstamp to lower right corner of title. With cue notes for orchestral parts as well as an occasional alternate bass staff for performance without orchestra. Moderate foxing; slight bleeding.. First French edition. Grabowski-Rink 14-1-Sm. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 190. Hoboken 4, 233.

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        [Op. 14]. Krakowiak Grand Rondo de Concert pour le Piano avec accompagnement d'Orchestre dédié à Madame La Princesse Adam Czartoryska Née Princesse Sapieha... Opera: 14. [Piano part only]

      Paris: Maurice Schlesinger... Leipzick[!]: Kistner... Londres: Wessel et Cie.: [PN M. S. 1586]. [1834]. Folio. Disbound. 1f.(title), [i] (blank), 2-23, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "avec Orchestre 15 f,,c;" "[avec] Quintette 12 [f],,[c];" "Piano seul 7 [f] 50 [c]." Publisher's handstamp to lower right corner of title. With cue notes for orchestral parts as well as an occasional alternate bass staff for performance without orchestra.Moderate foxing; slight bleeding. . First French edition. Grabowski-Rink 14–1-Sm. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 190. Hoboken 4, 233.

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        PRATICA MANUALE DI ARTIGLIERIA. Nella quale si tratta della inventione di essa, dell'ordine di condurla & piantarla sotto à qualunque fortezza, fabricar mine da far volar in alto le fortezze, spianar le montagne, diuertir l'acque offensiue à i Regni & prouincie...

      presso Pietro Dusinelli 1586 In - 4 gr. (mm. 320 x 215), cartonato rustico moderno (dorso e risg. rifatti), 6 cc.nn., 92 cc.num., titolo entro bella cornice figur.; ornato da testat., grandi iniz. decorate a vignetta e finali; con 2 tavv. f.t. e 35 illustrazioni nel t., numer. a piena pag., tutto in xilografia. Opera dedicata a Don Carlo D'Aragona, Governatore dello Stato di Milano. E' questo il primo trattato compiuto di artiglieria nel quale si tratta anche di "tirar co i pezzi in molti & diversi modi, di far fuochi artificiali; con altri bellissimi secreti all'essercitio dell'artiglieria appartenenti". "Rara prima edizione". Lo spagnolo Collado, che visse a lungo in Italia, solo in un secondo momento tradusse l'opera anche nella sua lingua (pubblicata a Milano nel 1592). Cfr. D'Ayala,142: "La prima edizione, che è si' rara, ne da me veduta, è quella di Venezia, 1586 - Palau,II, p. 242 - Brunet,II,132. Con lievi aloni marginali, tracce d?uso, ma complessivamente buon esemplare.

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        Icones Operum Misericordiae cum Iulii Roscii Hortini sententiis et explicationibus. Pars Prior - Posterior. Incidebat Romae Marius Cartarius.

      imp. Bartholomaei Grassii (Bartolomaei Bonfadini), 1586 (1585 al colophon)., Romae, - 2 parti con autonomo frontespizio inciso ma con paginazione continua (altro frontespizio inciso alla c. F1r: "Pars posterior") in un vol. in-folio (334x225mm), pp. (28), 43; 47-112 [la 44 è bianca, la 45 reca il secondo frontespizio inciso; la 46 è il verso di tale frontespizio inciso, ed è bianca]. Legatura novecentesca p. pergamena con titolo in oro su tassello in pelle rossa al dorso. Due frontespizi incisi in rame da Cristoforo Cartaro e recanti il titolo al centro di una cornice composta di svariate vignette sacre e 15 altre magnifiche tavole f.t., incise su rame da Mario Cartaro (padre di Cristoforo) con allegorie delle Opere di Misericordia. Testo riquadrato, fregi tipografici incisi in xilografia. Alla c. 112, impresa editoriale incisa su legno con un'istrice con gli aculei rizzati in atto di difesa e cartiglio con motto "Mordentes sauciabuntur" entro cornice istoriata a grottesche. Antica nota di possesso cassata al primo frontespizio inciso. Sparse gore marginali e bruniture. Alcuni fori al margine esterno di un paio di pp., senza alcuna perdita di testo. Buon esemplare. Prima edizione di questo magnifico libro devozionale cinquecentesco sontuosamente figurato. Le tavole del Cartaro derivano da quelle delle Septem opera misericordiae corporalia di Philippe Galle (1577). Il Roscio, nativo di Orte, fu oratore, poeta e letterato. Adams, R-780. Harvard Italian, 446. STC Italian, p. 587. Cicognara, 2047: "S'incontrano in quest'opera 17 tavole laboriosamente intagliate". Passavant, 6, 160. Nagler, 634, 18. Mortimer, 446. EDIT16 CNCE 34634. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        MEMORIAL DEL PLEYTO SOBRE LA TENUTA DEL ESTADO DE VERAGUA, Almirantazgo de las Indias, y Maquesado de XAMAYCA, que esta visto en el Consejo Real de las Indias, por los Señores Lic.Gasca de Salazar, Lic. Espadero, Lic. Don Diego de çiñiga. Doct. Vayllo, Lic. Hinojosa, Lic. Villafañe: y por su remission, por los Señores Doctor Gomez de Santillana, y Doctor Antonio Gonçalez del dicho Consejo, y Lic. Pero Diaz de Tudanca, Alcalde dela casa y corte de su Majestad, que fue nombrado por juez para con los dichos Señores

      1586 - S.l., s.a.[1586]. Folio. 145 fold. 1 h. [erratas]. Encuadernación original en plena piel valenciana, nervios, tejuelo, lomo decorado, cortes jaspeados. Letras capitulares orladas. Pleito con el Almirante Cristóbal Colón y familia. Importante. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pratica Manuale di Arteglieria;

      Venice: Pietro Dusinelli ad instantia del proprio Auttore, , 1586. Nellaquale si tratta della inventione di essa, dell'ordine di condurla, & piantarla sotto à qualunque fortezza, fabricar mine da far volar in alto le fortezze, spianar le montagne, divertir l'acque offensive à i Regni & provincie, tirar co i pezzi in molti & diversi modi, far fuochi artificialii, con altri bellissimi secreti all'essercito dell'arteglieria appartenenti. Folio (340 × 225 mm). Contemporary limp vellum, title inked to the spine, upper cover somewhat wormed, overall slightly stained, spine with a number of splits and slight loss towards the head. Housed in a black quarter morocco solander box made by The Chelsea Bindery. Title page with superb wood-cut border of caryatids and putti enclosing the arms of the Duke of Aragon, 6 full-page and 29 smaller wood-cut illustrations to the text, 2 plates bound in on separate leaves, blank verso, unpaginated but signed as S2 and T2. Some marginal staining throughout, heavier on G1, small piece torn from the corner of M3 no loss of text or image, small paper flaw to *3, the second leaf of the Dedicatory Epistle, costing part of two letters, a few scattered worm-holes, largely marginal and similarly costing only parts of letters, indistinct early armorial ink stamp to the title page and a quantity of marginal notes in a later Italian hand. Remains an attractive, unsophisticated copy. First edition. Foundation text for the practical application of scientific principles to artillery, "the first really detailed, well-illustrated technical manual on both the theory and practice of artillery." (Hall Ballistics in the Seventeenth Century, p. 46). Meticulously covers the manufacture, testing and firing of various types of ordnance, the history and manufacture of gunpowder, the duties of gunners and artillery officers, the use of naval artillery, the employment of various kinds of projectiles, mining and the military and entertaining uses of fireworks. Collado had served as an engineer in Philip II's army in Italy and perhaps produced this grand treatise in an effort to attract patronage: a less sumptuous edition was published some 20 years later. Uncommon, COPAC records only the BL copy in Britain, OCLC has just 9 copies, no copy at auction for 10 years. D'Ayala, who had not seen a copy, considered it rare, however the Italian Union Catalogue inevitably locates a swathe of copies.

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        De in Litem Iurando Tractatus, seu repetitio L. Si quando C. unde VI, ab III, et Exc. I.C.D. . nunc autem in locis ubi depravatus fuerat, multisque ipsius Auctoris additionibus in margine positis, locupletatus. Cum ejusdem indice.

      In Aedibus Franc. Sexalli,, Novariae, 1586 - 2 opere in un vol. in-4° (212x155mm), pp. 180 nn. di indice bicolonne, 434, (2). Segue: Giovanni Battista Piotto, "De Blasphemia Tractatus. Continensetiam plures declarationes Constitutionum Dominij Mediolani", Novariae, in aedibus Francisci Sexalli, 1586, pp. 71. Legatura coeva in p. pergamena molle con legacci e titolo manoscritto in antico al dorso. Fresco esemplare in ottimo stato conservativo. Ex-libris moderno. Seconda edizione del "Tractatus de in Litem Iurando" (la prima era stata impressa dallo stesso Sesalli nel 1557) ed edizione originale del "Tractatus De Plasphemiis" (richiamato nel frontespizio della prima opera), pubblicato postumo per le cure del figlio dell'autore (Novara, 1518-ivi, 1570). Le opere del Piotto conobbero notevole diffusione anche fuori dall'àmbito strettamente locale e contengono molti riferimenti alle Constitutiones Dominii Mediolanensis del 1541 promulgate da Carlo V, sistematica codificazione delle norme giuridiche relative al Ducato di Milano e alle terre ad esso appartenenti. Copiosissimo l'indice analitico preliminare, che, lungi dall'essere una mera compilazione, comprende al proprio interno diverse piccole disquisizioni, come nella voce "Novaria Civitas", lunga ben 18 pp. e costituente una compendiosa storia della città di Novara. Bersano Begey, nn. 2141 (le cita come opere a se stanti). Argelati, 1475. Manca a STC Italian Books e all'Adams. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        IMPRESE ILLUSTRI DI DIVERSI. Co i discorsi di Camillo Camilli, et con le figure intagliate in rame di Girolamo Porro Padovano.

      appresso Francesco Ziletti 1586 In - 16 gr. (mm. 194x140), 3 parti in 1 vol., bella legat. alle armi in p. pelle bazana coeva (restaur.), dorso a cordoni con decoraz. e tit.oro, tagli a spruzzo rossi, pp. (8),182; 95; 56; con 3 belliss. frontespizi figurati e un centinaio di emblemi nel t., magistralmente inc. in rame da Porro. Testo ornato da capilettera e finalini in silografia. "Edizione originale" e unica, dedicata al card. Ferdinando de? Medici. Cfr. Cicognara,1870: "Sono 108 bellissimi Emblemi intagliati con sommo magistero, e forse il Porro non eseguì opera più bella e più di questa elegante" - Praz ?Studies in 17th Century Imagery?, p. 296 - Berlin - Katalog,II,4517 - Spreti, 664 - Piantanida,I,259 - Brunet,I,1514. - Choix de Olschki,IV,4254: ?Les emblèmes sont compris en cartouches très variés, d?une très belle facture? - Vinet,852: ?Suivant Cicognara, Porro n?a rien fait de mieux. Jérome Porro, né à Padoue en 1509, à la fois graveur sur cuivre et sur bois, s?est rendu célèbre par le gout et l?admirable finesse de son burin?. Leggerm. corto del marg. sup., altrimenti esempl. ben conservato.

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        Dialogo nel quale si ragion del modo di accrescere, & conservar la memoria.

      apresso Giambattista Sessa |& fratelli 1586 - - apresso Giambattista Sessa & fratelli, In Venetia (Venise) 1586, in 12 (15,3x10cm), 11ff., Un Vol. relié. - Nouvelle édition après l'originale de 1562. Rare. Brunet II, 789. Edition à caractères italiques illustrée d'une vingtaine de figures in et hors texte curieuses associant notamment des objets aux lettres. Un exemplaire à la bibliothèque de Manchester, nous n'avons rien trouvé en France et en Allemagne. Plein Vélin d'époque , dos lisse et titre manuscrit en long à la plume. Une déchirure sur le dos (1 cm). Pages de garde restaurées , la page de titre a été renforcée de deux petits bouts de papier au verso. Lodovico Dolce (1508-1568), homme de lettres et humaniste vénitien, s'occupa d'éditions de textes classiques italiens (Dante, Petrarque.) en collaboration avec l'éditeur Ferrari et en renouvela le genre qui porte sa marque. Il traduisit les métamorphoses en italien et écrivit plusieurs dialogues dont un sur la peinture mettant en scène Vasari et L'Arétin, et un autre sur les propriétés des couleurs. Il a écrit notamment des pièces de théâtre. Le thème général du présent dialogue est l'occultisme, l'astrologie. 11ff. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dritter Thail, dess Tractats De Autonomia, das ist von der Freystellung mehrerlay Religion und Glauben [provenance: Friedrich Förner]

      Adam Berg, München 1586 - Title continued: "darinnen werden die vermainte unnd in dem andern Thail angezogne Argumenta unnd grunduesten, oder Freysteller, ein jedes in seiner Ordnung, Abgelainet." Volume 3 only (of 3 volumes): [4], 276, [8] leaves [i.e. 576 p.]; 22 cm. Signatures: A-Z4 a-z4 2A-3C4 (4to). Remains of contemporary binding showing five cords intact. All page edges blue. Printed on both sides but numbered by leaf not page. Last leaf is blank. Title page printed in red and black. Woodcut tail-pieces and initials. Includes errata and index. Inscribed in an old hand on title page: "Sum ex Libris Friderici Forneri The. D. Canci. S. Stephani Bamb. Concionat. Eccl. Cathedr. & Vicarij in Spiritualibus." In another hand: "Ex Eius Testamento Collegy Societa. Jesu Bamb. 10 Janu. 1631." The former owner, Friedrich Förner (1568-1630), led the Catholic Reformation in Bamberg, Germany. He was the author of a collection of sermons on witchcraft, Panoplia Armaturae Dei (1625), and initiated the Bamberg witch hunts and trials, which resulted in the deaths of perhaps one thousand people from 1595 to 1631. Duke Wilhelm V of Bavaria, influenced by the Jesuits, ordered his private secretary, Andreas Erstenberger, to write this work (issued under the name of the recently deceased Roman Catholic apologist Burckhard). Most of original or early binding lacking; otherwise in Very Good+ Condition: hinges are tight; occasional creasing to fore-edges or corners; light soiling; otherwise clean and tight.

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        Divi Antonini Archiepiscopi Florentini, et Doctoris Theologiaepraestantissimi Chronicorum opus, in tres partes divisum, In quorum Prima res ab ipso mundi exordio, usque ad S. Syluestrum Pont. Max. idest, ad annum Christi 310. In Seconda ä Syluestro usque ad Innoccentium III Lid est, ad annum Christi 1313. In Tertia ab Innocentio III. usque ad Pium II. id est, ad annum Christi 1459. totoserè terrarumorbe gestae continentur. Opus omnieruditione ac pietate resertum, nunc quidem quanta fieri potuit diligentia emendatum & auctum atque annotationibus illustratum, adirctis etiam, ut plurimum locis, ex quibus omnia desumpta fuerant, opera & studio Petri Maturi presbyteri Societatis Jesu. Tribus insuper indicibus locupletanum : quorum primus histori

      ex Officina luntarum, et Pauli Guittii, Lugduni - Lyon, 1586 - 65 ff., (titre, avis au lecteur et index) 568 p., reliure de l?époque en dain, dos à nerfs, étiquette de titre manuscrite au dos, déchiure du cuirau bord de la couverture inférieur, plis sur la page de titre, texte sur deux colonnes, vignette gravé sur la page de titre, lettrines.

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        DE RERUM NATURA IUXTA PROPRIA PRINCIPIA. Libri IX. Ad illustrissimum et eccellentiss Don Ferdinanum Carrafam Nuceria Ducem

      Apud Horatium Salvianum, 400 pp., Neapoli 1586 - "Bernardino Telesio (1509-1588) was an italian philosopher and natural scientist. While his natural theories were later disproven, his emphasis on observation made him the "first of the moderns" who eventually developed the scientific method. What is perhaps most striking about De rerum natura is Telesio's attempt to mechanize as much as possible. Telesio clearly strives to explain everything in terms of matter informed by hot and cold and to keep his arguments as simple as possible. When his discussions turn to human beings he introduces an instinct of self-preservation to account for their motivations. And when he discusses the human mind and its ability to reason in the abstract about immaterial and divine topics, he adds a soul. For without a soul, all thought, by his reasoning, would be limited to material things. This would make God unthinkable and clearly this was not the case, for observation proves that people think about God" (Wikipedia). Engraved illustration on title page. Bound in original vellum. Text in latin. === FILOSOFIA - CLASICOS === Folio [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        JUSTINO claríssimo abreviador de la historia general del famoso y excellente historiador Trogo Pompeyo. En la qual se contienen todas las cosas notables y mas dignas de memoria que hasta sus tiempos han sucedido en todo el mundo. Traducida en lengua Castellana.

      - Anvers, Martín Nutio, 1586, 16 x 10,5 cm., hol. piel, 4 h. + 208 folios. ROMA

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        Martyrologio Romano reformado co[n]forme a la nueua razo[n] del kale[n]dario, y verdad de la historia ecclesiastica. Traduzido agora nuevamete de lengua latina en la Española: por Dionysio Vazquez [.].

      Valladolid, D. F. de Cordova, 1586. - 4to. (12), 214 ff. With numerous woodcut initials and 12 woodcuts in the text. 18th-c. marbled calf with label to gilt spine. All edges red. Rare first Spanish edition. The "Martyrologium romanum" was newly edited by Cardinal Baronius in 1584 after the calendar reforms of Pope Gregory XIII. The 1586 edition published in Rome is rare, as well, as the author had most copies called back after he had been made aware of mistakes owing to his poor command of Greek. He corrected the work and issued it once more in Antwerp in 1589, in Rome in 1598, and in Paris in 1607" (cf. Wetzer/W. I, 2038). Another edition of the uncorrected first version was printed in Venice in 1587 (cf . ibid. I, 181). This present Spanish translation by the Jesuit Dionysio Vazquez can only be a largely unknown version based on the uncorrected original and is illustrated with 12 little woocuts (one for each month). Extremely rare; only an incomplete copy in OCLC (Newberry Library; last f. supplied in ms.). Collation shows departures from Palau ([13], 278, [2] ff.), but complete without an index. Later editions (published until the 18th century) are probably based on the revised text. - Contemp. ms. ownership note "Juan Igancio de Fuentes" on t. p.; signature of the Spanish composer Joan Pacheco Montion ("maestro de catedral" in 1684; cf. ABEPI I 696, 87) on final leaf. Palau 156.585. De Backer/Sommervogel VIII, 488. Not in BM-STC Spanish. Not in Adams. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'hospidale De' Pazzi Incurabili

      Ferrara: Appresso, Giulio Cefare Cagnacini, & Fratelli 1586 - 24mo. Vellum. 4 bands, 5 compartments down spine. 107 pages. Italian. Tight binding and unmarked pages. Minimal wear to cover. Published simultaneously in Venice, Ferrara and Piacenza, the story takes the reader on a tour through a mental hospital, depicting various forms of psychological illness throughout the ages. The work opens with a dedication, followed by two sonnets. Examples of historicalfigures are given for each form of psychosis. An interesting aspect to take note of are the separate descriptions of identical diseases provided for women. The book notes that although the symptoms are similar if not the same, women throughout history have had less hope in receiving treatment, emphasizing their plight in comparison to that of other afflicted individuals. This volume offers a unique perspective on mental illness and how it was viewed by society in the late 16th century. A unique and valuable resource for anyone with an interest in the history of medicine or psychology. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Deche di T. Livio Padovano delle Historie Romane Tradotte nella lingua Toscana da M. Jacopo Nardi, Cittadino Fiorentino (Two Volumes - Complete)

      Bernardo Giunti, Venice 1586 - Two volumes, bound in 20th century full brown leather, spines in five compartments with gilt lettering in two and gilt decoration in the remaining three, gilt decoration and medallions on all boards. 8vo. (cxxxiv), 522; 305 (pages 524-829) pp. An extremely rare edition of the Decades of Livy translated into the vernacular Tuscan by Jacopo Nardi (1473-1563) of Florence and published in Venice in 1586, beautifully rebound in very elegant full leather. The new binding is in perfect, pristine condition. There are some notations in an elegant antique Italian hand on the title pages; some very old staining, some light foxing, and a few very old worm-holes in the original text block (not affecting any text). VERY GOOD. First published in 1540, this revised edition of 1586 includes an index of the Decades, a table of the Kings and Consuls of Rome, an index of Tuscan words used by the translator, and finally a collection of "Judgments" and notable extracts from Livy. An extremely beautiful set. IN ITALIAN (Tuscan). Fine Binding. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition]

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        De architectura libri decem. Accesserunt, Gulielmi Philandri . annotationes castigatiores, & plus tertia parte locupletiores. Adiecta est epitome in omnes Georgii Agricolae de mensuris et ponderibus libros eodem auctore.

      - Lugd. (Lyon), J. Tornaesius (De Tournes), 1586. With nice architectural woodcut title-border, medallion portrait of Philander, ca. 85 woodcuts in the text, among which a cut of the Roman circus, the amphitheatre, lifting machines, the various orders; one folding table with the text of an inscription; many fine ornamental initials, some of them in the dotted matter; large printer's mark at the end, words in Greek and civilité. 8 lvs., 460 pp., 18 lvs. 4to. Contemporary limp vellum (ties gone).*Fowler No. 414. Cicognara No. 721. Cf. Cartier, De Tournes, No. 664 (variant issue with Geneve on title-page). Not. in Kat. Orn. Berl. Rare second edition (first 1552) of Vitruvius' famous work on architecture, with Philander's annotations, to be printed in France. The fine illustrations are attributed by Cartier to Bernard Salomon (Le Petit Bernard), Dinsmoor (op. cit. No. 492; p. 76) considers the possibility of an attribution to Sebastiano Serlio. Philander had studied under Serlio. In any case the book is very well designed with beautiful De Tournes' initials. - Slightly browned, otherwise a good copy.[(4381)]

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      - Universorum morborum humani corporis, tam internorum quam externorum, curandi viam ac methodum, summa cum doctrina certa experiencia praescribens. Cui accesserunt sub sinem tractatus eiusdema aliquot, partim Exoterici, partim Chymici, seorsim adiecti, & nunc recens in corum ornamentum. Cathena aurea et testamentum Philosophicum eiusdem. Cum indice tam Tractatuum quarta ab hinc pagina enumeratorum, quam rerum ac materiarum lo cupletissimo. Lugduni. Apud Ioannem Stratium sub Bibliis avreis. M.D.LXXXVI (1586). 36x22 cm. portada con gran Emblema, restaurada+245 págs. de: Incipit Practica aurea Medicinalis + 314 págs. de : Compendium Medicinae Practicae + 9 folios de Índices, gran Emblema + Portada: Tractatus varij Exoterici ac Chymici, versa pagina enumerati. Accesserunt cathena aurea, et Testamentum eiusdem Philosophicum. Adiecto índice capitulorum ac materiarum locupletissimo. Gran Emblema. Lugduni. Apud Ioannem Stratium, sub bibliis aureis. M.D. LXXXVI (1586) 1 folio de Índices + 47 págs. 1 gran Emblema (siendo siempre el mismo, alegoría de la Fama ¿ Per Orben virtute perpetua que gloria comparatur¿). Pergamino de época, nervios, lomo con hierros gofrados, reencuadernación del pergaminoy cintas de cierre actuales, Texto a dos columnas, letras capitulares con figuras, páginas con marca de agua sin afectar a la lectura y puntas inferiores restauradas, últimas 2 páginas restauradas las puntas inferiores, afectando a dos palabras, pequeña galería de insectos en el margen inferior junto al corte en algunas páginas. Según Palau, rarísima tercera serie de ejemplares Stratius con las 47 páginas, (Bibl. Berlin, Mazarine y Nat. Paris) La condena de la Iglesia Española de los tratados apócrifos de Alquimia dio lugar a una edición, esta, acomodaticia para su venta o no en territorios del Rey Católico mediante variantes de portada y el quita y pon de un tomo final según los países a que fuesen destinados los ejemplares. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le orationi volgari. hora dall Autore stesso ricorrette. e raccolte in un solo volume. All illustre Accademia Olimpica Vicentina

      Appresso Fabio & Agostino Zoppini, Venetia 1586 - Legatura antica in piena pergamena rigida con minimi segni di tarlo. Piccolo alone all angolo superiore di poche pagine, ma fresco e ottimo esemplare. Edizione originale della raccolta. Graesse III, p. 163; Br. Libr., p. 315; Adams, G 1298 ha l edizione del 1598. 4to (cm. 20,5), 4cc.nn., 151 cc. Ritratto dell A. al frontis., iniziali figurate.

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        Hemiambia dimetra catalectica. In Thermas Pythias latinè facta Epico carmine a Claudio Ancanthero medico. Accesserunt locuplentissima Annotationes; brevis item, non minus utilis, quam iucunda de Thermis dissertatio, et nonnulla poemata eodem Auctore

      Ex typ. Georgii Angelerii,, Venetiis, 1586 - Cm. 15, cc. 45 (2) + 1 cb. Marchio tipografico al frontespizio, testate e bei capolettera istoriati. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena semirigida con titoli ms. al dorso. Bell'esemplare, genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Non comune edizione dell'opera attribuita all'epigrammista bizantino Paolo Silenziario commentata dal medico franco-belga Claudio Ancanthero il cui originale apparve nel 1585 a Padova. Per il contenuto dell'opera rimandiamo all'ottimo studio di E. Refini "Mirabilia naturae tra scienza e poesia nel carme In Thermas pythias tradotto e commentato da Claudio Ancantero" il quale così si esprime: "Tradendo le aspettative suggerite dal titolo, il carme si presenta come un curioso elenco di fenomeni idrogeologici vagamente miracolosi, più propriamente legati alla tradizione dei Mirabilia Naturae che alla ricca produzione De Balneis. Dopo un breve preambolo che invita il lettore ad interrogarsi sulla natura delle acque sotterranee e sullo loro proprietà curative, il carme propone alcune minime indicazioni sulle teorie scientifiche relative ai fenomeni idrogeologici e vulcanici, per poi passare in rassgna esempi di meraviglie naturali più o meno verosimili: isole vulcaniche, fonte che provocano alternativamente ebbrezza e oblio, fonti che costringono a dire la verità o rivelano le frodi, ecc". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Iulii Clari Patritii Alexandrini I. C. longe clarissimi, et Philippi Magni Hispaniarum Regis, supremi consiliarii, ac regentis digniss. Opera, quae quidem hactenus edita sunt, omnia.

      [eredi di Niccolò Bevilacqua],, Augustae Taurinorum, 1586 - In-folio (310x200mm), pp. (8), (54) di indice bicolonne, 424, legatura settecentesca p. pergamena con titolo in oro su tassello al dorso. Tagli rossi. Impresa xilografica dei Bevilacqua (mancano i dati dello stampatore) al frontespizio. Dedica a stampa del Claro al Vescovo Antonio Perenotti. Alcune glosse marginali di mano cinquecentesca. Sparsi aloni e fioriture. Una traccia di bruciatura di alcuni mm. al margine inferiore di una c. d'indice, senza alcuna perdita testuale. Il legatore settecentesco ha inserito in principio anziché in fine le pp. di indice. Bell'esemplare nell'insieme. Rara cinquecentina torinese delle opere complete del celebre giurista alessandrino. Il Claro (Alessandria, 1525-a Cartegena o, per altre fonti, a Saragozza, 1575) fu fra i maggiori giuristi del Rinascimento italiano. Formatosi a Pavia e a Bologna, dove ascoltò fra l'altro le lezioni dell'Alciato, ricoprì la carica di Podestà di Cremona dal 1559 al 1561. Presto assurto a grande fama per il suo valore di giurista, venne nominato dal Re di Spagna, Filippo II, nominato membro e quindi reggente del Supremo Consiglio d'Italia in Madrid. La sua opera maggiore, le Sententiae receptae, qui rifuse, trattano nei primi quattro libri il diritto civile e il diritto feudale, e nel quinto la materia criminale. "Sotto il titolo, che richiamava intenzionalmente l'esempio dell'opera celebre dell'antico giurista classico Paolo, si raccoglieva un repertorio vastissimo di opinioni giurisprudenziali sulle materie più controverse del diritto civile. Il modello classico, tuttavia, era poco più di un prestigioso blasone, di un ossequio tributato alla giurisprudenza umanistica, utilizzata del resto con molta larghezza. Presente e vivissima era l'intera tradizione enciclopedica e lessicografica medievale, riorganizzata però in funzione di un'ispirazione diversa, che aveva altrove i suoi punti di riferimento e che esprimeva in modo assai chiaro il profondo mutare della giurisprudenza a metà Cinquecento, il suo passare dall'ambiziosa progettualità del periodo umanistico alla più dimessa, ma efficace strumentalità dei secoli dell'ancien régime" (A. Mazzacane in Diz. Biogr. d. Italiani). Bersano Begey, I, n. 174. Manca all'Adams e a STC Italian. 13 copie censite in biblioteche pubbliche italiane. Sul Claro, E. von Moeller, Julius Clarus aus Alessandria, der Kriminalist des 16. Jahrhunderts, der Rat Philipps II. 1525-1575, Breslau, 1911 (ristampa anastatica, Aalen, 1977) e D.B.I., cit.

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        Euclide Megarense acutissimo philosopho solo introduttore delle scientie mathematice. Diligentemente rassettato, et all integrità ridotto.per Nicolò Tartalea Bresciano. secondo le due tradottioni. Con una ampla espositione.talmente chiara, che ogni mediocre ingegno.serà capace di poterlo intendere. Di nuovo con ogni diligena ben corretto, e ristampato.

      Heredi di Troian Navo, alla Libraria dal lione, Venetia 1586 - [Fig. Matematica] (cm.21,2) piena pergamena originale con unghie e tracce di lacci, con vecchi restauri per strappi e difetti reintegrati. Sguardie antiche.-- cc. 315 (mal numerate) + 1 c. nn. con al verso il registro e il leone rampante in xilografia. Marca tipografica al frontis e centinaia di figure geometriche nel testo. importante contraffazione dell' edizione del 1585 e di questa assai più rara, manca a Graesse, Capponi, Bm. Stc. ed Adams. Celebre trattato che contiene i teoremi fondamentali della geometria tradotta e commentata per la prima volta dal Tartaglia. Le due traduzioni riferite nel titolo sono quelle del Campano e dello Zamberto. Taglio al margine bianco di due carte interne che in una intacca all' angolo il testo, e taglio di due millimetri vicino alla cerniera in alto e in basso a scomparire nell' ultimo quaterno. Peraltro esemplare molto bello e genuino con antica nota di possesso al frontis manoscritta e una chiosa a c. 175. Al taglio inferiore titolo elegantemente calligrafato d' epoca. * riccardi II 498; * Riccardi " Saggio di bibliografia Euclidea " p.425; * Thomas-Stanford 45.[f52] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Parere sopra la causa di Priorato del Signor Cavaliere Roberto Papafava. Del Signor Cvaliere Battista Guarini.

      1586 - In Verona, appresso Girolamo Discepolo ad istantia di Gioan Battista Ciotti Senese Libraro in Venetia, 1586. In 4to (cm. 20); carte 27 + una bianca. PRIMA edizione. Axs [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pub. Vergilii Maronis Opera, quae quidem extant, omnia : cum iustis et doctis in Bucolica, Georgica, & Aeneida Commentarijs Tib. Donati & Seruij Honorati, summa cura ac fide a Georgio Fabricio Chemnicense primo collectis & emendatis.

      Per Sebastianum Henricpetri 1586 - Acesserunt iisdem Probi grammatici Pomponij Sabini, Phil. Beroaldi, Ion. Hartungi, Iod. Vvillichiij, Georg. Fabricij, Bonfinis, Ioan. Ludovici Viuis, Adriani Barlandi, & aliorum annotationes utilissimae, 1 vol. in-folio reliure ancienne (début XVIIe) pleine basane marron, dos à 5 nerfs orné, double filet d'encadrement sur plats, Per Sebastianum Henricpetri [HENRICPETRI, Sebastianus ], Basileae, Mense Martio 1586 (colophon), 12 ff. n. ch., 2174 pp. (sur deux colonnes), 24 ff. n. ch. (index, avec la belle marque d'imprimeur au verso du dernier feuillet). Signatures : alpha-bêta6, a-z6, 2A-4A6, 4B10 Intéressant exemplaire en reliure ancienne de cette imposante édition des Oeuvres complètes de Virgile, établie par Georges Fabricius et reprenant notamment les commentaires de l'humaniste espagnol Juan Vivès (petites restaurations anciennes à la reliure et aux deux premiers feuillets sans atteinte au texte, ex libris ms. "ex bibliotheca Joan. Defray Doct. Med. Monop." - avec son ex-libris gravé arraché -, mouill. angulaire aux premiers ff., la plupart des feuillets sont uniformément roux). Heckethorn, The Printers of Basle, 159 Langue: Latin [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carta Executoria de Hidalguia in favor of Juan Francisco Rodriguez,

      1586. in Spanish. Illuminated Manuscript on Vellum. Valladalid, 2 October 1586. 308 x 222 mm. 48 Vellum leaves., One beautiful full page illumination incorporating the grantee's arms 36 lines written in black ink, multiple ruled red ink border, 12 headlines in blue and red lettered in liquid gold, six decorative rulings to upper margin, lower margin with one ruling and flourishes. Contemporary Spanish goatskin over paste boards tooled in gilt and blind, central panel decorated with eagle tool and four floral tools in corners, three medallion-head blind roll-tooled borders, central braided silk cord (four silk ties vanished, some wear to corners, worming to paste-boards).. Book.

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        Tractatus Iuris non Scripti, Quod in Utroque Foro Observatur.

      1586 - A Rare Comparative Treatise on Canon and Customary Law Scappi, Antonio. Tractatus Iuris non Scripti, Quod in Utroque Foro Observatur. Venice: Apud Ioannem Baptistam Somaschum, 1586. [xliv], 142 ff. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (12" x 8"). Somewhat later calf, blind frames to boards, raised bands, lettering piece and gilt ornaments to spine. A few scuffs and stains to boards, some rubbing to joints, minor chipping to spine ends, corners bumped, minor worming to pastedowns, front one has small bookseller ticket. Large woodcut printer device to title page, woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and a few decorated initials. Light toning, occasional faint dampstaining. Early oener signatures to front endleaves and foot of title page, interior otherwise clean. * First edition. An unusual work, this is a comparative handbook of canon law and the customary law of Venice. Another edition was published in 1605. The title page identifies the author as a lawyer connected to the Papal Curia. OCLC locates 1 copy in North America (at UC-Berkeley Law School, which has the first edition). Censimento Nazionale delle Edizioni Italiane del XVI Secolo CNCE32765. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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 widerumb mit viel schönen neuwen Figuren, auch nützlichen Artzneyen, und andern guten stücken, auss sonderm fleiss gemehret, und verfertiget durch Joachimum Camerarium

      Title, printed in red & black, with large woodcut border by Jost Amman, ca. 1000 woodcuts in the text, & printer's device on colophon leaf, also by Amman. 8 p.l., 460, [38] leaves (the last a blank). Large folio, cont. blindstamped pigskin over wooden boards (for more on binding, see below), orig. brass clasps & catches. Frankfurt: [S. Feyerabend, P. Fischer, & H. Dack], 1586. First edition, and a superb copy, of the first edition of Camerarius's version of Mattioli's great herbal. The first German edition had appeared in 1563 in Prague, translated by Georg Handsch (1529-78). For our edition, Joachim Camerarius (1534-98), took Handsch's translation and added his own extensive commentary; these passages are marked by asterisks. This edition contains the celebrated Gesner/Camerarius suite of woodcuts. Gesner had been preparing material for a massive Historia plantarum but died before finishing the task. Camerarius acquired the material, utilized the woodcuts in the present work and supplemented them with his own. They are remarkable in their scientific detail, especially the enlarged depictions of floral structure, seeds, and fruit. This is the first time that such representation was consistently followed, and marks the beginning of what only much later became a convention in scientific botanical illustration, when the taxonomic importance of these details was fully appreciated. They also appeared in Camerarius' recension of Mattioli, De Plantis Epitome utilissima of the same year (which is a different text from the above, and not merely a Latin version of the same). In addition to the botanical cuts, the German edition contains seven woodcuts of distilling apparatus. In the Foreword, Camerarius describes in detail the history of the production of this book, and of the woodblocks in particular. Not all of the Gesner woodblocks were finished when Camerarius set out to edit Mattioli's text. In supervising the cutting of the already executed designs of the blocks, he took much care in assuring they were botanically correct. In the preface he gives a list of woodcuts already finished, but not botanically correct, and describes how the depicted configurations and shapes of leaves differ from nature. The fine title woodcut has, within an oval at top, a female figure seated and feeding a snake, with the motto "Bonae Valetudini Digatum"; at bottom another oval containing a fine small agricultural scene, with a tree surrounded by a woven fence at center, having the motto "Wan Gott Wil / Spes," the whole surrounded by the motto "Omnia Florebunt Prospiciente Deo." The compartment is inscribed at the bottom left "C S", and at right "I A". Binding: contemporary blindstamped pigskin over wooden boards, two rolls bearing the monogram "M. N." (attributed by Haebler, Rollen und Plattenstempel, 313, 1 and 2, to Martin Nebert of Nuremberg). With the original brass clasps and catches. Provenance: Slightly later manuscript entry at foot of title: "Weil dieses Buch in meiner Bibliothec doppelt gewesen, habe diese Theil meinem lieben Hn: Schwager Tit: Hn: George Herman von Schweinitz geschencket. Hans Friedrich v. [?]Mutschelnitz." A fine, tall, and crisp copy with many lower edges uncut. A few gatherings with some very slight browning and a small patch of marginal worming on leaves 243-53 not affecting text. The binding is somewhat soiled. .

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        DISCORSI di Pietro P. Magni sopra il modo di sanguinare,attaccare le sanguisughe et le ventose, far le fregagioni et vessicatorij a corpi humani. Di nuovo stampati, corretti et ampliati di utili avvertimenti dal proprio Autore. Discorso di Pietro Paolo Magni Piacentino Sopra il modo di fare i Cauterij ò Rottorij à corpi humani, Nel quale si tratta de Siti, ove si hanno da fare, de Ferri che usar vi si debbono, del Modo di tenergli aperti, delle Legature, et dell' utilità che da essi ne vengono.

      Bartolomeo Bonfadino nel Pellegrino 1586 - 1588 Pietro Paolo Magni - Roma, Bartolomeo Bonfadino, 1586. (Unito:) MAGNI, P.P. Discorso sopra il modo di fare i cauterij o rottorii a corpi humani, nel quale si tratta dei siti ove si hanno da fare, de ferri che usar vi si debbono del modo do tenergli aperti, delle legature de delle palline... Ibidem, 1588. 2 volumi in - 4° antico legati assieme in pergamena molle coeva, dorso anticamente rinforzato con titolo scritto a penna. Vol. I°: (12), 117 err. (=121), (1) pp. 1 f. bianco. Front. allegorico inc. in rame, insegna tip. in fine, con 11 belle tavole incise in rame da Adamo Ghisi. Vol. II°: (12), 82, (2) pp. con ritratto dell' autore e 11 belle figure di strumenti chirurgici incise in legno. Bell' esemplare; insignificanti forellini di tarlo nelle ultime pagine della seconda opera. Seconda edizione della prima opera; edizione originale della seconda. Opere interessanti per le illustrazioni di strumenti chirurgici del tempo. Hirsch, IV, p. 32. Durling, 2906 e 2907. Wellcome, I, 3960 e 3963. Gurlt, Geschichte der Chirurgie, II, pp. 422 - 24.

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        Selectarum declamationum Philippi Melanthonis. Quas conscripsit, & partim ipse in schola Vitebergensi recitauit, partim alijs recitandas exhibuit. Tomus Quartus

      Serveatae:: Bonaventura Faber,. 1586.. Hardcover. Very good condition. In the original tooled vellum with intact metal hinged clasps. The selected speeches of Philipp Melanchthon (1497 - 1560) a German theologian, educational reformer, and one of the leaders of the Lutheran Reformation. Melanchthon befriended Martin Luther at the university in Wittenberg, and said of him, "I would rather die than be separated from this man". Melanchthon wrote the first summary of reform theology ('Loci Communes'), and attended the Congress of Augsburg for Martin Luther, who could not be present due to his excommunication. Melanchthon wrote the first great confession (confessio) of the Reformation the "Augsburg confession" (Confessio Augustana).& & Full contemporary vellum with blind tooled decorations on boards and spine, title and date in gilt on red leather at spine. With the original ornately tooled metal bands and hinged clasps intact, and a contemporary handwritten number 35 at the head of the spine. 12mo, 844pp, index, Anno 1555. Small label, Bibliotheca Rob. Scholtzii Loc Nr 1044 at front pastedown. Covers a bit dusty, otherwise remarkably good condition. OCLC: 838467321 cites only the National Library of Poland holding a copy.

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        GOLDEN BOOKE OF MARCUS AURELIUS, Emperour and Eloquent Oratour

      London By Thomas East 1586 - A very early edition in English, likely only the third. Translated by Lord Berners, John Bourchier. Title-page within woodcut border, woodcut tailpieces on the final page of text and after the colophon, which has a woodcut printer's mark on the verso. Small 8vo, in antique full tan calf, the boards with fine blind-tooled panels, the spine richly decorated in blind between raised bands, one compartment with a red morocco label ruled in lettered in gilt, additional gilt lettering at the foot, page edges and end-leaves marbled. A1-nn8, lacking mm2-mm8. A handsome copy, quite fresh and solid, a small defect to the first leaf of the table at front effecting a few words of text, very occasional other trivial soiling or evidence of use, occasional early marginal evidence of long ago damp, very minor, the binding handsome and strong. A SCARCE 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH EDITION OF ANTONIO DE GUEVARA'S DISCOURSE ON THE IDEAL RULE OF KINGS BASED UPON THE EXAMPLES OF MARCUS AURELIUS. Guevara was an important Spanish court preacher and served as historian to the Holy Roman Emperor and King of Spain, Charles V. This work purports to be a life of Marcus Aurelius, but was an original work by him meant to use examples from Aurelius' life to function as a discourse on ideal rule for the new King. He claimed he discovered it in an old manuscript and that his contributions and decisions as an editor were merely of style and not of real substance. It "presented a richly drawn portrait of Marcus Aurelius as an emperor and as a man. The book's extraordinary success was owed in no small part to this humanized characterization. in the 17th-century it was said that in its epoch, no book but the Bible enjoyed such a wide diffusion. (It] created a new dimension to the personality of Marcus Aurelius, popularizing the Emperor as the ideal prince." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DISCORSI di Pietro P. Magni sopra il modo di sanguinare,attaccare le sanguisughe et le ventose, far le fregagioni et vessicatorij a corpi humani. Di nuovo stampati, corretti et ampliati di utili avvertimenti dal proprio Autore. Sopra il modo di fare i Cauterij ò Rottorij à corpi humani, Nel quale si tratta de Siti, ove si hanno da fare, de Ferri che usar vi si debbono, del Modo di tenergli aperti, delle Legature, et dell' utilità che da essi ne vengono.

      appresso Bartolomeo Bonfadino nel Pellegrino 1586 - Pietro Paolo Magni - Roma, Bartolomeo Bonfadino, 1586. (Unito:) MAGNI, P.P. Discorso sopra il modo di fare i cauterij o rottorii a corpi humani, nel quale si tratta dei siti ove si hanno da fare, de ferri che usar vi si debbono del modo do tenergli aperti, delle legature de delle palline. Ibidem, 1588. 2 volumi in-4° antico legati assieme in pergamena molle coeva, dorso anticamente rinforzato con titolo scritto a penna. Vol. I°: (12), 117 err. (=121), (1) pp. 1 f. bianco. Front. allegorico inc. in rame, insegna tip. in fine, con 11 belle tavole incise in rame da Adamo Ghisi. Vol. II°: (12), 82, (2) pp. con ritratto dell' autore e 11 belle figure di strumenti chirurgici incise in legno. Bell' esemplare; insignificanti forellini di tarlo nelle ultime pagine della seconda opera. Seconda edizione della prima opera; edizione originale della seconda. Opere interessanti per le illustrazioni di strumenti chirurgici del tempo. Hirsch, IV, p. 32. Durling, 2906 e 2907. Wellcome, I, 3960 e 3963. Gurlt, Geschichte der Chirurgie, II, pp. 422-24. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historie, e fatti de' Veronesi ne i tempi del popolo, e signori Scaligeri. Alle quali sono aggionte le antichità del medesimo, tradotte dal latino in lingua toscana da Orlando pescetti.

      - Verona, Gieronimo Discepoli, 1586. 4to (215 mm.). Cart. morbido recente. 2 parti in un vol.4 cc.nn., 70 + 24 pp., marche tipogr. sui front. - Il Discepoli emerse "per eleganza e varietà e correttezza di tipi, per copia e pregio di stampe" (Giuliari). Interessante la nota dell'autore sulla ult pagina: "un certo Sebastian Serlio Bolognes .". - Annotazioni ms. ant. di proprietà sul front., la carta in parte con leggere fioriture o leggermente brunita.

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        Il Tesoro della Sanità nel quale si da il modo di conservar la Sanità, e prolungar la vita, e si tratta della Natura de' Cibi, e de i rimedij, de i Nocumenti loro

      Ad istantia di Iacomo Biricchia, Appresso Francesco Zannetti 1586 Castor, Durante. In Roma, Ad istantia di Iacomo Biricchia, Appresso Francesco Zannetti, 1586. In - 4°, piena pergamena coeva, titolo manoscritto sul dorso, marca gesuitica al frontespizio, ritratto xilografico dell'Autore. (8), 296, (8) pp. Edizione originale. Il Vicaire a pag. 303 descrive come prima edizione quella apparsa un anno dopo a Venezia nel 1587. Bell' esemplare. Scheda provvisoria.

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        Dichiaratione de i Salmi di David Alla Serenissima Infante, la Signora Duchessa di Savoia.

      Venetia, Fabio et Agostino Zoppini, 1586. - in-8. 4ff. 501pp. 1f. Plein veau brun, double filet doré encadrant les plats, dos lisse encadré d'un filet doré (reliure de l'époque). Edition Originale de cette édition des Psaumes de David, avec des commentaires de Francesco Panigarola (1548-1594), assistant du Cardinal Henry Cajetan (légat du Pape en France), puis évêque d'Asti. Exemplaire portant sur le titre la signature manuscrite ancienne "Rob. Stephano". Il s'agit peut-être de Robert Estienne III, l'un des membres de la célèbre famille d'imprimeurs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'Hospidale de Pazzi incurabili, nuovamente formato

      Ferrara: Giulio Cesare Cagnacini, 1586. <p>Garzoni, Tomaso (1549-89). L&#146;hospidale de&#146; pazzi incurabili. 8vo. [8], 107, [1]ff. Ferrara: Giulio Cesare Cagnacini & Fratelli, 1586. 149 x 103 mm. Modern calf. Light foxing and dampstaining, top margin trimmed a little close not affecting text, but very good. Early ownership inscription on title, library stamps on verso of last leaf. </p><p>First Octavo Edition (a quarto edition and a duodecimo edition were also published the same year, in Venice and Piacenza respectively). Garzoni, an Italian monk, published a number of historical, philosophical and theological works during his short life, the best known of which is the present work on mental illness. It is remarkable for offering a glimpse of the 16th-century layman&#146;s (i.e., non-physician&#146;s) attitude toward insanity. </p><p>"As the author specifically states, his book is intended to popularize the issue of insanity in order to enhance good mental health for the average person. In so doing, Garzoni in fact presents a reliable picture of the contemporary view of mental illness as held by the general public rather than by the medical profession. </p><p>"In the first thirty chapters he presents a series of abnormal persons, each one characterized by a particular adjective according to the custom of the time (for instance, odd, stubborn, extravagant). From the description of the behavior of these individuals it is possible to relate these adjectives to modern psychopathological conditions: depression, schizophrenia, stupor, mental retardation, anxiety, psychopathic personality, impulsivity, paranoia, sexual disorders, periodic mania, psychomotor agitation, negativism, homicidal tendency, and others" (Mora, pp. 245-246). </p><p>Garzoni&#146;s work went through a number of editions, and was translated into English in 1600 under the title The Hospitall of Incurable Fooles. Mora, &#147;Renaissance conceptions and treatments of madness,&#148; in History of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, ed. Wallace and Gach, pp. 227-254.</p>

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        Moyens d'Abus, entreprises et nullitez du referit et bulle du Pape Sixte Ve. Du nom, en date du mois de Septembre 1585. Contre le Serenissime Prince, Henry de Bourbon, Roy de Navarre, Seigneur Souverain de Béarn, premier Prince du Sang de France, et premier Pair de la Couronne. Et Henry de Bourbon, aussi Prince du Sang, Pair de France, Prince de Condé, Duc d'Anguien. Par un Catholique, Apostolique, Romain: mais bon François, et très fidèle subiet de la couronne de France. Imprimé nouvellement.

      S.l., 1586. - in-12. 5ff. 30pp. 451pp. Vélin de l'époque à rabats, titre manuscrit au dos. Rare édition de cette défense des droits de Henri IV à la couronne de France par le Montalbanais Pierre de Belloy (1540-c.1609). Magistrat à Toulouse, auteur de divers écrits polémiques, il mit beaucoup d'ardeur à défendre les prétentions de Henri de Bourbon contre le pape et les Ligueurs, ce qui lui valut d'être jeté à la Bastille par le duc de Guise. "Ce livre curieux et rare ( ), plein d'érudition, est écrit d'un style très remarquable pour l'époque" (Techener, pour l'édition originale d'Embrun parue la même année). Il contient la Bulle du pape Sixte V traduite en français et abondamment annotée, suivie d'une intéressante explication des bornes de l'autorité papale. Notre exemplaire comporte au verso du titre une longue note manuscrite ancienne sur l'auteur : "Bellarmin a écrit contre lui et soutient que P. Belloy loin d'être un catholique était un hérétique et même un athée déguisé, mais c'était le langage de la passion", etc. Ratures à la page de titre. Manque à Brunet et à Graesse qui citent deux autres éditions de 1586. Manque à Adam. Léon Techener, Répertoire universel de bibliographie, Paris, 1869, p. 397 n°2972 (qui ne fait pas mention des 30pp. Préliminaires): "Imprimé en petits caractères dans le même genre que les 'Petits mémoires de Condé' publiés à Strasbourg par Pierre Estiard". [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Beeldenaer, ofte figuer-boeck, dienende op de nieuwe ordonnantie vander munte, gearresteert ende uyt-ghegeven by de ... Staten Generael ... vanden een-en-twintichsten julij 1622, met de ampliatie van dien, door de ghemelte heeren vanden 12. augustus 1626. Inde welcke... gerepresenteert werden de figueren vande goude ende silvere munte, cours ende gangh hebbende in krachte der selver ordonnantie, ende boven welcken geene tot andere prijse ontfangen, ofte besteedt sullen werden. The Hague, widow and heirs of Hillebrant Jacobsz. van Wouw, 1626. 4to. With a woodcut vignette on the title-page and woodcut illustrations of the obverse and reverse of 127 gold, 244 silver and 7 copper coins. Early 19th-century gold-brocade paper covered boards.

      Cat. Kress 423; Enno van Gelder, Gedrukte Muntplakkaten 411; STCN (3 copies). Original-size illustrations of numerous gold, silver and copper coins officially recognised as legal tender by the Dutch government, with their proper weights in Engelsen and Asen (pennywight and grains) and their official values in guilders, stuivers and penningen.In 1586, five years after declaring its independence from Spain, the Dutch Republic proclaimed its first general coinage act. Cornelis Claesz. in Amsterdam published the first Beeldenaer, ofte Figuer-boeck in that year, and a second quarto and a sixteenmo edition plus four variants, all under his name, are usually listed under that year (Typ. Batava 440-446; Enno van Gelder 306-310). After a gap of 20 years Hillebrant Jacobsz. van Wouw, official printer to the Dutch States General, finally published an updated edition (though the province of Holland issued its own in 1604), and he and his heirs were to produce new editions regularly for the following 20 years.With the title-page pasted to the fly-leaf, a tiny wormhole throughout and a small burning hole through three leaves, not affecting the text. Very good copy.

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        Liber Sextus Decretalium D. Bonifacii Papae VIII, Suae Una Cum Clementinis et Extravagantibus; Bound with Septimus Decretalium Constitutionum Apostolicarum Post Sextum, Clementinas & Extravagantes usque in Hodiernum Dietm Editarum, Continuatio

      Francofurdi (Frankfurt), 1586 & 1590:Francofurdi (Frankfurt), 1586 & 1590 Liber Sextus Decretalium (1586) [8], 622 [1] deals with the "Regulae Iuris" originally pubished in 1298. It is found here at the end of book VI and is now published as one of the five Decretals in the Corpus Iuris Canonici.Of course, at the time Pope Boniface VIII claimed final authority of the the church and the state. It was the abuse of papal power that Danate addressed in Part One of the Divine Comedy, the inferno damning him with the circles of Fraud.Bound with this volume is the massive work of Pierre Matthieu, Septimus decrtalium constitutionum apostolicarum post sextum...[16] 655 [81]. Here his extensive publishing of all the decretal rules with decisions made by individuals with the greatest accuracy and detail. He quotes authorities both papal and those in the universities which accordingly lack binding authority though canon law experts repeatedly found his high level of scholarship useful to place the decrees in their historical context. Together these volumes constitute the thread that binds canon law theory from the 13th to the 16th century..

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        Considerazioni intorno a un discorso di Giulio Ottonelli da Fanano sopra ad alcune dispute dietro la Gierusalemme di Torq. Tasso

      Padovani, Firenze 1586 - Legatura ottocentesca in pelle spugnata con fili oro al ds. (angoli usurati). Timbretto ex libris al frontis. (Landau-Galletti). Edizione originale di questa piccola opera attribuita generalmente a Leonardo Salviati. Gamba, 450. Cat. Raccolta tassiana di Bergamo, 3455. 12mo (cm. 13,1), 152(1) pp., 1 c. bianca (assente). Stampa in carattere corsivo.

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        CONFERENCE CHRESTIENNE de Quatre Docteurs Théologiens et trois fameux Avocats, sur le faict de la Ligue et levée des armes faite depuis quelque temps en France au nom de . Charles Cardinal de Bourbon. Contenant réponse au libelle intitulé: Le Salutaire, publié par ceux de la Ligue. Le tout adressé audit sieur Cardinal par le secrétaire qui a reduite en escrit la susdite Conférence.

      Sans lieu ni nom d'imprimeur, 1586. - in-8. 114pp. Cartonnage moderne genre ancien. Edition Originale de ce plaidoyer pour la tolérance et la coexistence pacifique de catholiques et calvinistes plongés dans la guerre religieuse et politique. L'auteur, un catholique resté anonyme, adresse son ouvrage à Charles, Cardinal de Bourbon et oncle d'Henri IV (1520-1590), qui au sein de la Ligue jouait un rôle important. Ce prélat "se dévoua aux prétentions des Guise, montra une animosité violente contre les réformés et servit de prête-nom à la faction en se laissant désigner comme héritier présomptif de la couronne, au mépris des droits de son neveu, exclu par les ligueurs comme hérétique. Il signa le manifeste de la Ligue, se joignit au duc de Guise après la journée des barricades et fut proclamé roi par les ligueurs (après le meurtre d'Henri III) sous le nom de Charles X" (Larousse). Papier légèrement bruni, bon exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Whole Worke of that Famous Chirugion Maister Iohn Vigo newly corrected, by men skilfull in that arte. Whereunto are annexed certain works, compiled and published by Thomas Gale, Maister in Chirurgerie [with] Certaine Workes in Chirurgerie [and] Certaine Workes of Galens called Methodus Medendi

      London: Thomas East, 1586. London: Thomas East, 1586. Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Rebound in full modern calf, three parts in one, each with numerous generally minor paper flaws, old repairs, chips, damp stains, scattered marginalia in an early hand, library stamps, trimmed a little close here and there touching the catchwords - paper repairs touching some letters but not obscuring any sense except where noted below. Despite all that, the bulk of the works are clean and unmarked.& & The Whole Worke of Vigo is lacking the title and preliminaries, and leaves 3, 6, 161, 162, 297-320 and 369-376, first leaf soiled and worn. Persistent minor dampstaining, a number of leaves with old paper repairs in the margins occasionally touching a letter and obscuring a few words on 2 leaves, trimmed a little close in a few spots. The section of interesting words complete at there - not too bad for such a notoriously incomplete work - one which was often so damaged that it was excised altogether from the collection. 455 leaves (minus the above). First published in 1514 and first translated into English in 1543, it was the first major work to discuss the treatment of gunshot wounds, a new and pernicious problem in Renaissance medicine.& & Certaine Workes in Chirurgerie, the second edition of the first book of surgery written in English, lacking the final letter in the preliminary material, the rest of the preliminaries bound before title 1 but present, lacking the title (bound in facsimile) and 1/2 of the table of luxations (bound in facsimile) but otherwise complete. The Antidotarie bound all out of order at the end, but complete. Includes the Enchiridon of Chirurgerie, An Excellent Treatise of Wounds made with Gunshot, and the Antidotarie. (6), 112, 4 leaves of tables.& & Certaine Workes of Galens, stamps on title, significant marginal damage and repairs to final 10 leaves, 4 quite significant with loss of text at edges, final colophon plate with printers mark partially obscured. (vi), 138 leaves.& & The second edition of each of these works, the first two published separately in 1563, the third in 1567. The 1586 edition was issued both with the works printed separately and, as here, together. Three foundational works of English medicine.& & Graesse G9 (for Galen), Graesse G6 (for Certaine Workes of Chirurgerie). Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Medicine & Health; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 044674.

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        Foure Bookes of Husbandrie.Containing the Whole Art and Trade of Husbandrie, Gardening, Graffing, and Planting, with the Antiquitie and Commendation Thereof, translated by Barnabe Googe

      John Wight, London 1586 - Small 4to, [12], 193, [1] leaves. Complete. Early 20th centruy full calf with gilt decorated boarders. Some light markings, with light contemporary annotations to the first two leaves, but a remarkably fresh copy of a scarce black letter. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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