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        Delle ordinanze et battaglie. Nuovamente da lui revisto & corretto con l'agiuntione di molte cose necessarie. Con un nuovo trattato de gli alloggiamenti di Campagna.

      in Roma, appresso Tito & Paulo Diani, 1586. 1586 In-folio (300x205mm), pp. (2), 94 (con frequenti errori di numerazione; le pp. 40, 46 e 56 sono bianche, un salto di numerazione per errore tipografico dalla p. 47 alla 52; dalla 86 alla 88 la numerazione è per carte, dalla 89 alla 94 per pagine; la carta 86 è numerata 2 volte). Legatura settecentesca m. pelle con titolo in oro su tassello al dorso. Piatti in cartone. Impresa editoriale incisa su legno al frontespizio. Numerose figg. xilografiche di schieramenti e alloggiamenti n.t., in tavv. a piena pagina e in tavv. più volte ripiegate, comprese nella paginazione. Alcune arrossature e aloni marginali. Etichetta di libreria antiquaria. Timbro ottocentesco del generale di brigata Trivulzio. Buon esemplare. Seconda edizione, dopo la prima del 1583, del trattato delle ordinanze, ma prima edizione del trattato sugli alloggiamenti. Cesare d'Evoli (Castropignano, 1532-in Spagna, 1598) fu commissario di Campagna e poi, su designazione di Filippo II, maestro di campo con la carica di governatore di Spagna, paese in cui rimase per il resto dei suoi giorni (morì probabilmente per veneficio). Cockle, 559. STC Italian, p. 9. Minieri Riccio, 120. D'Ayala, 24. Sotheran, 2nd Supplement, 20991. Manca a Adams, Sticca, Graesse e Brunet.

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        Decreta seu Statuta vetera Serenissimorum ac Praepotentum Sabaudiae Ducum, & Pedemontij Principum, multis in locis emendata. Quibus in fine capitum adiectae sunt relationes aliorum de eadem materiam tractantium; summarium... ipsorum decretorum.

      Augustae Taurinorum, apud haeredes Nicolai Beuilaque [Bevilacqua], 1586. 1586 In-4° (248x180mm), cc. (8), 146, (4), legatura coeva p. pergamena flessibile con unghie e titolo manoscritto in antico al dorso. Al frontespizio, blasone coronato sabaudo ad un terzo di pagina inciso in xilografia. Capilettera abitati in xilografia, indici degli statuti e dei decreti. Registro al colophon. Bruniture e fioriture consuete, qualche lieve alone, ma ottimo esemplare nel complesso. Rara raccolta cinquecentesca di statuti del Ducato di Savoia impressa dagli eredi del Bevilacqua, con sommario dei medesimi statuti compilato da Giovanni Nevizzano. Il Nevizzano, giurista nativo di Buttigliera d'Asti, morto nel 1540, dopo aver studiato a Pavia e a Padova, fu professore di ragion civile a Torino. Bersano Begey, Le cinquecentine piemontesi, I, n. 81. Manno, I, 2835. S.T.C. Italian Books, p. 616. Fontana, III, 78-79. Gli antichi Stati, n. 82. Manca all'Adams.

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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....

      Novariae, In Aedibus Franc. Sexalli, 1586. 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.

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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 Latin

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        SEMESTRIA IN GENIALIUM DIERUM Alexandri ab Alexandro Iurisperiti Neapolitani, Lib. VI. Cum Indice Capitum, Rerumque & Verborum locupletissimo.

      Apud Gulielmum Rouillium, sub scuto Veneto 1586 Folio (37,5x26 cm) XII-1011(72) pp. Prima edizione del commentario all'opera di Alessandro Alessandri, il "Genialium Dierum". Il Tiraqueau, illustre giureconsulto e politico francese (1480-1558), autore di varie dotte opere giuridiche (cfr. Passigli, 5/343) arricchisce di note e rimandi il lavoro dell'Alessandri, vasta raccolta di citazioni erudite ricavate dai classici che tratta di scienza e magia, storia, religione e mitologia, archeologia, diritto, costume. Dettagliato indice in fine. Imponente volume, frontespizio in rosso e nero con grande marca tipografica figurata: aquila con artigli su una sfera, in basso due serpenti con code attorcigliate e motto "In Virture et Fortuna". Ritratto dell'autore all'ultima pag. non numerata, testatine e capilettera xilografici. Qualche lieve gora, margini bianchi indeboliti da antica umidità alle prime e ultime 20 pagine circa, con qualche strappetto, fioriture all'indice e mancanze alle sguardie bianche. Legatura in piena pergamena del tempo, 6 nervetti al dorso, titolo e filetti in oro, antiche sigle a penna, qualche forellino di tarlo. Abrasioni ai tagli dei piatti, macchiette, fioriture al piatto posteriore, piatti all'interno ricoperti con carta fiorata, legatura è solida e ancora ben integra.

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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. Very Good with no dust jacket. Full-Leather 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 7" - 9" tall

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        Gynaeciorum. Sive de mulierum affectibus commentarii graecorum, latinorum, barbarorum, iam olim & nunc recens editorum.

      4°. 14 n.n. Bl., 55 S., 423 S., 8 n.n. Bl.; 8 n.n. Bl., 565 S., 16 n.n. Bl.; 4 n.n. Bl., 514 S., 13 n.n. Bl. Mit 5 (3 wiederholten Druckermarken und ca. 40 Holzschnitten im Text. Blindgepresster Schweinslederband über Holzdeckeln der Zeit. 3 Teile (von 4) in 1 Band. Garrison-M. 6012 (unter Bauhin). - Adams G 1616. - Durling 2253 (mit abweichendem Drucker für den 1. Band.) - Waller 3898. (ohne den Beitrag von Felix Platter im 1. Band), - Wellcome I, 3034. - Erweiterte Ausgabe der ersten umfangreichen Sammlung von Texten zur Frauenheilkunde. Herausgegeben 1566 von Kaspar Wolf aus Vorarbeiten von Konrad Gessner, der Texte aus den Werken von Theodorus Priscianus - Cleopatra - Moschion u.a. zum vorliegenden ersten Teil noch selbst ausgewählt hatte, jedoch über der Arbeit verstarb. Wolf erweiterte die Auswahl mit Texten aus Abulcasis - Trotula - Nicolas de La Roche - Luigi Bonaciuoli. - Jacques Dubois und verglich Gessners und seine eigene Bearbeitung des Moschion. Den Texten stellte er eine kurze, illustrierte anatomische Einführung von Felix Platter voran. Die grosse Nachfrage scheint den unermüdlichen Kaspar Bauhin zur vorliegenden Erweiterung bewogen zu haben. Er wählte weitere Texte aus von Hieronymus Mercurial - Giov. Bapt. Montana - Trincavelli - Bottoni - Jean le Bon - Ambroise Paré u.a. Der dritte Band umfasst den griechisch gedruckten Hippokrates mit den lateinischen Kommentaren von Maurice Cordé. 1588 erschien noch ein 4. Teil. - Die ursprünglichen Metallschliessen ausgerissen. Einbanddeckel mit wenigen Kratzspuren. - Gutes Exemplar.

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        Opere di Galileo Galilei linceo nobile fiorentino, Già Lettore delle Matematiche nelle Università di Pisa, e di Padova, di poi Sopraordinario nello Studio di Pisa. Primario Filosofo e matematico del serenissimo Gran Duca di Toscana. In questa nuoua editione insieme raccolte, e di varij Trattati dell'istesso Autore non più stampati accresciute. Al Serenissimo Ferdinando II Gran Duca di Toscana.Bologna: Heredi del Dozza, 1655-56.

      First collected edition of the works of Galileo, edited by Carlo Manolessi, and appearing only a year after his death. This was the edition in which Newton and his later contemporaries read their Galileo. <br/><br/> The volumes contain not only most of the major works written and published over his lifetime, but also substantial unpublished material, both by Galileo himself as well as by his supporters and critics. Many of these items were provided to the editor by Vincenzo Viviani, Galileo's friend and disciple, including a number of Galileo's hitherto unpublished letters and experiments and <i>La Bilancetta</i>, his first scientific work, written in 1586. The <i>Dialogo</i> was of course on the Index and was not included in editions of the <i>Opere</i> until 1744. <br/><br/> A feature of this edition is that each work has its own separate title page, imprint and pagination, which has resulted in several copies being broken up, the individual tracts being sold individually. <br/><br/> Carlo & Favaro 251; Cinti 132; Riccardi I 518-9.. 2 vols., 4to (228 x 167 mm), contemporary flexible vellum, fully complete I: pp. [28], 48, 48, [8], 160, [4], 68, 127, [4], 264, 43, including allegorical frontispiece signed Stefano della Bella, engraved portrait of Galileo by Villamoena, and with large folding plate of proportional compass; II: pp. [2], 60, [16], 104, [4], 105-156, 48, [8], 179, [1], [2], 53-106, [2], 103-126, [8], 238 (i.e. 242), [6]. Numerous woodcut diagrams in text (collates as in Cinti, Bibliotheca Galileiana). Some scattered browning to various quires (as usual), light damp stain in the beginning of volume 2, but in general a very good and unsophistaced copy

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        Sammelband mit 7 gegenreformatorischen Schriften, davon 6 aus dem 16. Jahrhundert. - I. Thoma, Franz. Spongia Christi: Das ist Warhaftige, gründliche erweisung, wie das wort, oder nam catholisch, ... ein aigentlich unfelbare nota oder merckzeichen sey, ...

      28 nn. Bl. - Erste Ausgabe. - VD 16 T 990 - Thoma war Pfarrer zu Biberach. - II. Neser, Augustin: Christliche, guthertzige ermanung, das man in dem Christlichen, Catholischen, waren, alten, ... Glauben beharren und bestendig bleiben solle ... Gestelt ... Mit 1 ganz. Holzschnitt. Ingolstadt, A. u. S. Weyssenhorn, 1566. 4 Bl., XVI S. - Erste Ausgabe. - Stalla 512; VD 16 N 541 - Neser war Pfarrer in Ingolstadt. - III. Scherer, Georg: Eigentliche Abcontrafehung einer newen unerhörten Monstrantzen: darinnen Magister Maximilianus Biber, lutherischer Predicant, die Partickel und Oblaten für seine Communicanten ... im Land Oesterreich und Steyr, leichtfertig herumbgetragen ... Mit großem Titelholzschnitt. Ingolstadt, Sartorius, 1588. 3 Bl., 103 S., 1 w. Bl. - Erste Ausgabe. - Stalla 1604; VD 16 S 2704 - Hohenemser 3779; De Backer/S. VII, 754.18 - Der streitbare österreichische Jesuit (1539-1605) war maßgeblich daran beteiligt, "daß jenes Kronland zum katholischen Glauben wieder zurückgeführt bzw. von dem Abfall bewahrt wurde" (Wetzer/W. X, 1785). - IV. Ertlin, Johannes: Ein Christliche Predig(t), Von Brotbrechu(n)g Christi zu Emaus, darinn das Evangelium am heiligen Ostermontag in dreyen Stucken abgehandelt, und erwisen wirdt ... Ingolstadt, Sartorius, 1583. 30 nn. Bl. - VD 16 E 3878; IA 164.087; Stalla 1476. - Ertlin (1545-1607) war Weihbischof zu Bamberg. - V. Scherer, Georg: Bericht Vom wunderlichen Sieg, den Doctor Paulus Florenius, wider Georgen Scherer ... mit disputieren erhalten. Graz, Widmanstetter, 1590. 41 num. Bl., 1 nn. Bl. - Erste Ausgabe. - VD 16 S 2681; Graff 59. - Verteidigung Scherers gegen das Gerücht, er sei im gelehrten Disput unterlegen. - VI. Eisengrein, Martin. Rettung der Maiestät, Glori unnd Herrligkait unsers Hailands Jesu Christi, ... Wider etliche, so diser zeyt gar spöttlich von jme reden: Jne ein ellends Kindlin, armes Würmlin, ... nennen, Auch umb fürbitt, ... anruffen: Und also dem verfluchten Arrianismo und Turckischen unglauben ... den weg in die Teutschland beraitten ... Ingolstadt, A. Weissenhorn, 1572. 8 nn. Bl., 92 num. Bl. - Erste Ausgabe. - IA 159.691; Stalla 681; VD 16 E 816. - Martin Eisengrein (1535-1578) war u.a. Probst zu Altoetting. - VII. Rivière, Jean Baptiste: Frantzösischer Glaubens-Krieg auff teutschem Boden, erwecket durch die welt-berühmte Bulla Unigenitus, gegen die Anmerckungen P. Paschasii Quenelli uber das Neue Testament, ... Anjetzo ... in der Teutschen National-Sprach angerieben ... Heidelberg, Mayer, 1717. 10, 121 (i.e. 125) S. - Erste Ausgabe. - Seltenes Pamphlet gegen das 1702 gedruckte und von Pasquier Quesnel ins Französische übersetzte Neue Testament, welches in der französischen Kirche ein Schisma auslöste. Dekorativer geflammter Lederband d. 18. Jhdts. mit Rückenverg. Kl.-4°. Unteres Rückenende mit winziger Fehlstelle. Etwas knapp beschnitten, 3 Blatt mit Fingerregister, zwei davon mit kl. Randeinriss u. leicht knitterspurig, VII. papierbedingt gebräunt, I. mit Stempel u. Marginalien von alter Hand, Vorsatz gestempelt, entferntes Exlibris. - Schönes Exemplar.

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        DISCORSI SOPRA IL MODO DI SANGUINARE, ATTACCAR LE SANGUISUGHE, & LE VENTOSE. Far le fregagioni & vessicatorii a corpi humani. Di nuovo stampati, corretti & ampliati di utili avvertimenti dal proprio Autore.

      In-8 p. (mm. 202x146), p. pergam. antica (risg. rifatti), tit. oro al dorso, 6 cc.nn., 117 pp.num., compreso il bel frontesp. figur. inc. in rame con il monogramma CAB; ornato da testat., grandi capilett. e finalini silograf. ed illustrato da 11 interessantissime tavv. (incluse nella numeraz. delle pagg.) che raffigurano i vari tipi di operazioni, pure inc. in rame. "Seconda edizione" (la prima è del 1584). Cfr. Choix de Olschki,V,4785: ?Ouvrage rare et curieux, orné d?un joli frontispice historié? - Brunet,III,1298-99: ?L?édition de 1586 est recherchée, parce qu?elle renferme les premières épreuves des gravures? - Wellcome, p. 211 - Durling,2905. Tracce d?uso margin.; una c. restaur. per strappo; qualche piccola macchia; la tav. 8 porta, al verso bianco, note e numeri anticam. manoscritti. Complessivam. un discreto esemplare. .

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        Dritter Thail, dess Tractats De Autonomia, das ist von der Freystellung mehrerlay Religion und Glauben

      München: Adam Berg, 1586. Very Good +. 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 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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        Speculum aureum, et lumen advocatorum praxis civilis... venetiis, apud antonium bertanum, 1586.

      Pp. (108) 695 (1). Marchio tipografico al frontespizio. Unito a: CLARO GIULIO. Volumen, aliàs liber quintus... Adiectis eiusdem tractatibus ad materias testamentorum, donationum, iuris emphyteotici, and feudorum, spectantibus, antea excussis. Cum sommariis, and indice locupletissimo. Venetijs, Apud Hieronymus Polum, 1583. Cc. (36) 228. Marchio tipografico al frontespizio. Unito a: CLARO GIULIO. Tractatus quatuor. In quibus omnia accuratissime tractantur... Venetjis, Polum, 1583. Cc. (18) 133. Marchio tipografico al frontespizio. Tre opere in un volume di cm. 20,5, solida legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle. La prima opera con timbro di biblioteca religiosa estinta al frontespizio e bruniture a 4 pagine centrali. Un'inversione di carte alla terza opera. Complessivamente esemplare in buono stato di conservazione.

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

      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

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        Sacrosancti Concilii Tridenti Canones et Decreta. Cum Citationibus et Utro Q Testamento, & Juris Pontificii Constitutionibus, que ab Ecclesia Romanum probantur collectis, et denuo ex esdem, & Catechismo Romano ampliatis. Ab Horatio Lutio Juriscons, praesentissimo, & Motoetiae Archipresbytero. Additis Pauli III, Julii III, Pii IIII, et Pii V. Summorum Pontificum Bullis, quatrupliciq; Indece vdelicet Sententarium, Sessionum, Capitum & Librorum Prohibitorum, alijsq; plurimis rebus ad rem in primis facientibus

      Placentiae [Piacenza]: Ex officina Jo[hannem] Bazachi[um], 1586. Vellum. Very Good +. 4 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. [16] + 420 + [74] + 2 blank pages + [60] + 1 rfep. Contemporary ink inscriptions to title, last page and contemporary notes on rfep. Some pages misnumbered, scattered staining and small worming, mostly at margins. Page 324 with ink "S" in margin. Bound in contemporary limp vellum with expert recasing. A very good early copy of the proceedings of the Council of Trent and the Index of Forbidden Books with all the expected Protestant listings.

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        A Profitable Booke of Master John Perkins, Fellowe of the Inner

      1586. Perkins, John [d. 1545]. A Profitable Booke of Master John Perkins, Fellowe of the Inner Temple. Treating of the Lawes of Englande. [London: In Fletestreete...Within Temple Barre...By Richarde Tottell, 1586]. [xx], 168 ff. Octavo (5-1/2" x 4"). Contemporary calf, blind rules and large central arabesques flanked by owner initials (E B) to boards, rebacked, lettering piece and blind rules to spine, corners repaired, endpapers renewed. Some rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and somewhat worn, crack in text block between title page and following leaf. Some toning, minor edgewear to preliminaries, chip to fore-edge of fol. [xvii] faint dampstaining to fore-edge and lower margins of most of text. Brief early annotations to a few leaves, a few minor inkstains, interior otherwise clean. * Later edition of a work first published in 1528. Main text in Law-French, preface in Latin. A popular work during the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries that was held in high regard by Coke, Perkins&#39; Profitable Booke went through numerous editions in both English and Law-French. Devoted mostly to the land law as developed in the Year Books, it is divided into the following topics: grants, deeds, feoffments, exchanges, dower, curtesy, wills, devises, surrenders, reservations, and conditions. Holdsworth, History of English Law V:388. English Short-Title Catalogue S108588. Beale, Bibliography of Early English Law Books T424.

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        A CHOICE OF EMBLEMES AND OTHER DEVISES, FOR THE MOSTE PARTE GATHERED OUT OF SUNDRIE WRITERS, ENGLISHED AND MORALIZED

      Leyden: Christopher Plantyn by Francis Raphelengius, 1586. FIRST PRINTING. The Very Rare 1586 First Edition Of the First Emblem Book Printed in English 222 x 165 mm (8 3/4 x 6 1/2"). 10 p.l., 230 pp. Attractive early 19th century brown straight-grain morocco, the covers and spine compartments edged with triple rules, wide raised bands ornamented with gilt beading, gilt titling on spine, all edges gilt. Plantin compass device on title page and full-page coat of arms (of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester) on verso, foliated initial, woodcut bear in tondo, and 247 FINE EMBLEMATIC WOODCUTS WITHIN TYPOGRAPHIC BORDERS, with accompanying Latin captions, interpretations in English rhyme, and often a Latin verse. With the bookplates of John Landwehr and Fountaine Walker. Moseley, pp. 21-22, 103-09, and illustrations 29-33; Landwehr, "Lowlands" 898; Freeman, pp. 56-61; Praz, p. 535; Lowndes IV, 2908; Brunet V, 1440; Graesse VI, 2, 443. Joints and extremities a bit rubbed, several inoffensive minor abrasions on covers, but the binding still solid and certainly agreeable. Final three leaves lightly soiled and with several small tears and holes carefully repaired (two letters of text touched without loss, two sidenotes and two decorative borders with tiny loss), three other leaves with neatly mended marginal tears (not reaching the text), perhaps a dozen leaves with minor spots or stains worth mentioning, otherwise a surprisingly well-preserved copy internally of a very rare book that, whenever it is found, virtually always appears in wretched condition. This is the really excellent Landwehr copy of the very rare original edition of the first emblem book printed in English, with nearly 250 woodcut emblems. Whitney's collection of emblems is of great interest, as it first introduced English readers to a wealth of material gathered from earlier French and Italian emblem books published by Plantin, such as those of Alciati, Sambucus, Adrianus Junius, and Paradin. Just over 80 percent of the woodcuts were printed from blocks identical with the continental works, which, as Rosemary Freeman notes, "is in some senses its virtue" because Whitney's anthology served in turn as inspiration to later English emblem books. Freeman says that "though none, with the exception of [Henry] Peacham, can compare with Whitney in scale, all clearly showed themselves indebted to his work and all follow the lines which he laid down." Whitney was particularly fond of tales from Greek and Roman history and mythology, and of animal fables, but he also chose to interpret a number of heraldic devices, usually taken from Paradin, such as the shirt displayed to Saladin's troops, or the lion and sword emblem on the ring of Pompey the Great. But however much he borrowed, our author went beyond simply translating the continental interpretations, and whenever possible drew a moral from the emblem in his poems. Moseley indicates that the book is a lot more than just an assemblage of emblems, suggesting that the work is, in fact, making a clear political statement. He writes that the book "is a serious and systematic discussion of the political and moral issues raised by England's campaign in the Netherlands . . . and has a consistent thematic insistence on Justice, Judgement, and the prudence of England's intervention in her neighbour's war." According to DNB, it was from Whitney's book "that Shakespeare gained the knowledge which he evidently possessed of the great foreign emblematists of the 16th century. Whitney's verses are often of great merit, and always manifest a pure mind and extensive learning." Geffrey (or Geoffrey) Whitney (ca. 1548-1601) was educated at Oxford and Cambridge, and served as under-bailiff of Great Yarmouth. He studied at the University of Leyden in 1586, at a time when English troops under the Earl of Leicester were supporting the Dutch war for independence from Spain. Whitney's presence in the Lowlands enabled him to publish his emblem book with the Plantin press, and he dedicated it to Leicester, then a favorite of Queen Elizabeth.

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        HISTORIA DE LAS COSAS MAS NOTABLES, RITOS Y COSTUMBRES, DEL GRAN REYNO DELA CHINA...CON UN ITINERARIO DEL NUEUO MUNDO

      Madrid: En casa de Pedro Madrigal, 1586 [but dated 1587 on the colophon page].. Two parts bound in one volume. [12],116; 244,[12] leaves, including one full-page plate. Small octavo. Contemporary calf, rebacked with original gilt backstrip laid down, gilt red morocco label. Binding edgeworn and rubbed, foredge of front board gnawed. Trimmed close, affecting the first work of the title and the running headline in the preliminary material. Ex- lib., with a small ink stamp on the verso of the titlepage and on the colophon page. Faint old stain in upper margin of second part, else quite clean internally. About very good. In a half morocco box. An early edition of Gonzalez de Mendoza, following the first of 1585, and the second and best edition to contain the Espejo narrative of early exploration in the American Southwest. Antonio de Espejo began his exploration of New Mexico in 1583, in the company of Fray Beltran and fourteen soldiers. The ostensible reason for his expedition was to find Fr. Agustin Rodriguez, who had disappeared in that region the previous year, but much more was accomplished than merely establishing the sad fate of the martyred Franciscan. A true wealth of new information about the traversed territory was garnered, and this is the first publication to include notice of that expedition (found in this edition beginning on leaf 165 of the second part). Most editions of this work do not contain the information about Espejo&#39;s New Mexican adventure, and Wagner says that the present edition is only the second with the Espejo narrative, following a Madrid edition of 1586, printed by Querino Gerardo Flamenco. Wagner also notes that many of the errors of that previous edition have been corrected in the present edition, and Palau writes that this edition is considered to be the most complete. Other Americana content in this volume can be found beginning on leaf 147 of the second part, in the section entitled "Itinerario y epitome de todas las cosas notables que ay desde Espana, hasta el Reyno de la China, y de la China a Espana, boluiendo por la India Oriental, despues de auer dado buelta a casi todo el Mundo. En el qual se trata de los ritos, cerimonias, y costumbres de la gente que en todo el ay, y de la riqueza, fertilidad y fortaleza de muchos Reynos, y la descripcion de todos ellos," which is a succinct tour of Cuba, Santo Domingo, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Central America, and the Philippines. Topics of special interest are natural history, Indian landholding practices, and Spanish cultural developments. Ortelius states in his atlas that he obtained more information about America from this work than from any other single source. In addition to the volume&#39;s great Americana content, it offers rich data on China, Japan, the Maluccas (the Spice Islands), and the Philippines. The author (1545-1614) was an Augustinian, but he includes much about the activities of Jesuits and Franciscans, seemingly - and this is notable - in an impartial and unprejudiced manner. Copies of the Spanish language editions of this work that contain the account of the Espejo expedition have become very rare in commerce. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 587/21. JCB (3)I:307-308. PALAU 105499. MEDINA (BHA) 308. WAGNER SPANISH SOUTHWEST 7z. STREIT IV:1993. SALVA 3333. SABIN 27776 (note).

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        Dritter Thail, dess Tractats De Autonomia, das ist von der Freystellung mehrerlay Religion und Glauben

      München: Adam Berg, 1586. Very Good +. 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 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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        [Livres à Figures] Dialogo nel quale si ragion del modo di accrescere, & conservar la memoria

      In Venetia (Venise): apresso Giambattista Sessa & fratelli, 1586. relié. in 12 (15,3x10cm). Nouvelle édition après l&#146;originale de 1562. Rare. Brunet II, 789. Edition à caractères italiques illustrée d&#146;une vingtaine de figures in et hors texte curieuses associant notamment des objets aux lettres. Un exemplaire à la bibliothèque de Manchester, nous n&#39;avons rien trouvé en France et en Allemagne. Plein Vélin d&#146;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&#146;occupa d&#146;éditions de textes classiques italiens (Dante, Petrarque...) en collaboration avec l&#146;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&#146;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&#146;occultisme, l&#146;astrologie. - apresso Giambattista Sessa & fratelli, In Venetia (Venise) _1586, in 12 (15,3x10cm), 11ff., Un Vol. relié. - Livres à Figures Un Vol. relié

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        Pratica Manuale di Artigleria....Nuouamente composta & data in luce...All'Illustrissimo, et Eccll. Signor don Carloo D'Aragona, Duca di Terrranuoua, &c.

      Venetia, Pietro Dusinelli, 1586. Folio. Nice later (around 1950) half polished calf, raised bands, 4 compartments gilt. Titlepage with a beautifull renaissance caryatid border in woodcut and with the coat of arms of the Duke of Aragon. Title with 2 small stamps. (4),92 leaves + 2 unnumbered leaves (at sign. T) with illustrations. Having 6 full-page and 29 smaller woodcut-iullustr. and 2 unnumb. plates. Clean and fine, with the illustrations in strong impressions. The opening initial in the preface has been cut out, with a bit of loss of a few letters on verso.. The very rare first edition, the only edition in the original form, of Collado's famous work, being "the first really detailed, well-illustrated technical manual on both the theory and practice of artillery" (A.R. Hall in Ballistics in the 17th century)."The greatest interest of this work as far as pyrotechnics are concerned is contained in Chapter 11 which is entitled, "Of...fires which can be adopted for use in times of festivity...The text of the 1586 edition describes these items (a line rocket, a vertical and horizontal wheel, and a device called Spanish 'Las Granadas'), but they are not illustrated. This book contains some of the earliest and fullest descriptions of recreative fireworks." (Chris Philip, C 070.4)."Very rare, and one of the earliest works, if not the earliest, dealing exclusively with artillery. The numerous types of cannon figured are of great interest, while the work itself represents a fine specimen of typography." (Sotheran, Bibliotheca Chemico-Mathematica, vol. I, no 6987.Cockle (No 664) calls it "Very rare; the only ed. of the original form of Collado's famous work, Ayala, nor having seen it, gives the trans. of the Spanish "Platica" as a reprint of it."(Cockle). The "Platica" is a Spanish translation from 1592

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        Dell'Historia della China. Descritta nella lingua spagnola, dal P. Maestro Giovanni Gonzalez di Mendoza, dell'Ord. Di S. Agostino. Et tradotta nell'italiana dal Magn. M. Francesco Avanzo, cittadino originario di Venezia. Parti due, divise in tre libri, & in tre viaggi, fatti in quei paesi dai padri Agostiniani, & Francescani. Doue si descriue il sito, & lo stato di quel gran Regno, & si tratta della religione, de i costumi, & della disposition de' suoi popoli, & d'altri luochi pi? conosciuti del mondo nuovo.

      Venezia, Andrea Muschio, 1586. In 8vo piccolo, pp. (70 n.n.), 462, antica leg. in spessa carta muta con titolo manoscritto al dorso, marca al front. (non controllata), iniziali e fregi xil. e istoriati. Prima e rara edizione in volgare della "Storia della Cina". Il padre agostiniano Gonzales de Mendoza (1545 - 1618), ambasciatore in Cina per Filippo II, vicario di Lipari, trasse dai suoi molti viaggi la materia per quest'opera, che contiene un itinerario per le Americhe e, oltre che della Cina, resoconti molto ampi sul Giappone, Canarie, Filippine, India; dove notevoli pure le descrizioni dei viaggi in mare. L'opera, apparsa per la prima volta in spagnolo nel 1585 a Roma, fu il primo testo stampato in Europa con ideogrammi cinesi; venne tradotta in italiano nel 1586 da Francesco Avanzi, scrittore friulano attivo in quegli anni del secolo. In quello stesso anno apparvero numerose edizioni della traduzione italiana (Roma, Venezia, Genova) a riprova dell'enorme successo e circolazione dell' "Historia". Precedono il testo la dedica del traduttore a papa Sisto V e al Lettore, dedica dell'Autore a Ferdinando di Vega - Fonseca e al Lettore. Il testo, un interessante spaccato sulla vita, i costumi e la religiosit? cinese, contiene anche altre descrizioni: del Messico, delle Filippine e di numerose rotte compiute dagli spagnoli, dai missionari francescani e da Ignazio di Loyola per giungere in Cina. Ex libris di appartenenza, normale patina del tempo con uniforme brunimento di talune pagine, ma esemplare in assai buone condizioni. (Adams vol. G, p. 868).

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        Tractatus de causis ex quibus emphyteuta iure suo privatur... urbini, iacobus chrieger, 1586.

      Cm. pp. (8) 541 (47). Frontespizio con grande decorazione in stile arhitettonico, molte iniziali ornate ed altre decorazioni in xilografia. Legatura rece nte in mezza pergamena di foggia antica, dorso a nervi con titoli manoscritti. Poche macchiette sparse, alcune glosse coeve, peraltro esemplare marginoso e ben conservato. Non comune edizione, spesso ignorata dalle bibliografie, impressa con i tipi del Chrieger il quale stampò soltanto poche opere (5?).

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        Metamorphoseon libri xv. in quibus corrigendis, collatis probatisime fidei exemplaribus, maximam profecto adhibuimus diligentiam. venetiis, apud ioan. griphium, 1586.

      Cm. 14,5, pp. (16) 432. Marca tipografica al frontespizio con il tradizionale grifone e 15 belle illustrazioni xilografiche nel testo, ciascuna all'inizio di ogni libro. Margini piuttosto sobri; esemplare complessivamente genuino e ben conservato.

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        Summa Goffredi de Trano clariss. iuris interpretis in titulos Decretalium;. omnibus nedum pontificij & caesarei iuris studiosis, verumetiam & religiosis cuiuscunq(ue) ordinis vtilis ac necessaria. Hac postera editione A. M. D. Leonardo A. Lege I. C. Mantuano recognita, atque ab innumeris erroribus vetustatem ... deprauata, mutila passim & plerisque in locis decurtata deprehendebatur ... summo eiusdem studio vindicata, & integritati suae restituta; locupletissimo Repertorio eidem adiecto.

      32 nn. Bll., 243 Bll. Mit Holzschnitt-Titelvignette u. kleiner Druckervignette. Flexibler Pergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. Nicht in VD 16. - Das Hauptwerk von Goffredus de Trano, entstanden in den Jahren 1241 - 1243, stellt ein Lehrbuch zu der von Gregor IX. in Auftrag gegebenen Dekretalensammlung Liber Extra dar und ist zugleich eine Zusammenfassung des kirchenrechtlichen Denkens seiner Zeit. - Einband leicht fleckig u. bestoßen, Innengelenke gering gelockert, kurze handschriftliche Anmerkung auf erstem weißen Blatt, Titel u. 1. Blatt mit längerem Einriß, Blatt 88 mit Fehlstellen (Textverlust), schwach gebräunt u. sehr vereinzelt gering fleckig, einzelne kleine Läsuren. Gutes Exemplar der seltenen Ausgabe.

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        Physicarum meditationum, annotationum & scholiorum lib. V. Nunc recens ex variis Gesnerianae dilignetiae relictis schedis et libris, studiose collecti, methodice, dispositi & conscripti, per Caspar Wolf.

      10 n.n. Bl., 289 S., 1 w. Bl., 250 S. 1 w. Bl. Mit Holzschnittdruckermarke auf dem Titel und einem Wappenholzschnitt sowie 20 kleinen Holzschnitten im Text. Blindgeprägter Schweinslederband mit reicher Rollstempelverzierung. 2 Teile in 1 Band. Angebunden: Erastus, Thomas: Varia opuscula medica ... quae cum ipse studiosis communicare statuisset, morte praeventus, in lucem edere non potuit. Frankfurt a.M., Johann Wechel für Jakob Castelvitrei, 1590. 2 n.n. Bl., 248 S. 3 n.n. Bl. Index, 1 w. Bl. Mit einer Holzschnittdruckermarke auf dem Titel. - I: Adams G-554. - Vischer C-10000. - VD16 G-1792. - Conrad Gessners kleinere Schriften sowie sein Aristoteles-Kommentar herausgegeben von Caspar Wolf. Enthält Texte zur Philosophie, Physik und Astrologie. Der Abschnitt "De anima" erschien bereits 1563 in Buchform. - II: Adams E-215 (nicht komplett). - Hirsch II, 292. - Thomas Erastus (1525-1583), mit bürgerlichem Namen Thomas Lieber, stammte aus Baden-Weiler, studierte in Basel Medizin, erkrankte an der Pest, "verdarb fast aus Armuth" (Hirsch), konnte aber dank einem edlen Beschützer in Bologna studieren. Er schrieb eine Anzahl von astronomischen Schriften und Arbeiten zur Pharmazie und Medizin. Die letzten zwei Jahre seines Lebens, wirkte er als Professor der Medizin an der Universität Basel. - Mit handkoloriertem gestochenem Wappenexlibris von "Johann Georg von Werdenstein": Deutscher Domherr (1542-1608) auf dem Innendeckel. Mit alten Besitzervermerken der Bibliothek Heidelberg auf dem Titel bzw. Titel verso. Papier leicht gebräunt und stockfleckig. Die ursprünglichen Metallschliessen ausgerissen. - Gutes Exemplar.

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        Meditationi sopra i misterii della passione et resurrettione di christo n.s. con le figure, and profetie del vecchio testamento, and con i documenti, che da ciascun passo dell'evangelio si cavano. raccolte da diversi santi padri, and altri devoti auttori in venetia, appresso i gioliti, 1586.

      Cm. 14, pp. (24) 591 (9). Marchio tipografico al frontespizio, un'immagine a piena pagina raffigurante la crocifissione e molti capolettera e testate in xilografia. Solida legatura coeva in piena pergamena semirigida con unghie. Titoli manoscritti al dorso e laccetti di chiusura. Esemplare fresco ed in eccellente stato di conservazione.

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