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        Nova illustrissimi ducatus Pomeraniae tabula

      Artist: Janssonius Johannes (-1664) Amsterdam; issued in: Amsterdamca1628 1588 - - technic: Copper print ; colorit: colored ; condition: Perfect condition ; size in cm : 38 x 49 - description: Map shows total Pomerania and the island Rügen. Very decorative map with 4 cartouches and coat of arms. - Vita of the artist: Johannes Janssonius (Jansson),( 1588- 1664) Amsterdam was born in Arnhem, the son of Jan Janszoon the Elder,a publisher and bookseller. In 1612 he married Elisabeth de Hondt, the daughter of Jodocus Hondius. He produced his first maps in 1616 of France and Italy. In 1623 Janssonius owned a bookstore in Frankfurt am Main, later also in Danzig, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Berlin, Königsberg, Geneva and Lyon. In the 1630s he formed a partnership with his brother in law Henricus Hondius, and together they published atlases as Mercator/Hondius/Janssonius.Under the leadership of Janssonius the Hondius Atlas was steadily enlarged. Renamed Atlas Novus, it had three volumes in 1638, one fully dedicated to Italy. 1646 a fourth volume came out with English County Maps, a year after a similar issue by Willem Blaeu. Janssonius' maps are similar to those of Blaeu, and he is often accused of copying from his rival, but many of his maps predate those of Blaeu and/or covered different regions. By 1660, at which point the atlas bore the appropriate name Atlas Major, there were 11 volumes, containing the work of about a hundred credited authors and engravers. It included a description of most of the cities of the world (Townatlas), of the waterworld (Atlas Maritimus in 33 maps), and of the Ancient World (60 maps). The eleventh volume was the Atlas of the Heavens by Andreas Cellarius. Editions were printed in Dutch, Latin, French, and a few times in German.

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        Gesamtansicht aus der halben Vogelschau mit Umgebung Belagerung i.J. 1588 ('Die Stadt Bonn mit sampt der Belegerug').

      - anonymer Kupferstich, dat. 1588, 22 x 27,5 (Nicht bei Drugulin, Historischer Bilderatlas)

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        Hippocrates Opera. "Hippocratis Coi Opera: Quae Extant Graece Et Latine Veterum Codicum Collatione Restituta, Nouo Ordine in Quattuor Classes Digesta, Interpretationis Latinae Emendatione, & Scholijs Illustrata à Heiron Mercurali Forloiviensi.

      Classical Authors: Venetis- Venice "Industris ac sumptibus Juntarum." Junta 1588. [8], 19, [136], 374, [4], 48, [4], 502, [4], 95, 40 p. Folio. 2 volumes in one. Engraved frontispiece by Jacobus Franciscus, prelims, index. Letterpress title to each volume in red and black with Junta printer's device. Volume I: tabula with wood engraving of doctors treating patients in a hospital. to Divsional titles with decorative woodcut head pieces to tabula., including an illustration of a herb gardenthe "Quarta Classis" printers device to verso of page 95. Rebound in modern half calf over marbled boards; new endpapers The third Greek edition of Hippocrates edited by Girolamo Mercuriale, with an index by Michele Colombo. Parallel text in two columns. Brunet " Edition assez estimée " important for the Erotianus. Vocum Hippocraticarum collectio. and the Galen. Linguarum Hippocratis explicatio included at the end. Mercuriale's Censura operum Hippocratis. had previously been published by Junta in 1583. Girolamo Mercuriale spent his life between Popes, Cardinals, emperors and grand dukes, who often sought him out as a personal physician, he taught at the most renowned Italian Universities of Padua and Bologna. Whilst leading the field in medical research Mercuriale also was aware of the importance of the ancient physicians and spent much of his life in researching ,translating and interpreting their works All his great philological activities culminated in 1588 in the publication of what is considered, if not the first, at least one of the first critical editions of the works of the great physician Hippocrates. Rebound in modern half reversed calf over marbled boards, new endpapers; wear to joints. Decorative frontispiece damaged, censored [ Owners inscription excised?]with paper lacking and with old repair backed with plain paper; lacking lower vignette of Galen, Hippocrates, Avicenna & Aetius around the printer's device. Damp staining to upper margin of frontispiece and throughout index, entering text, also to lower right corner, until p85 of Volume I. Another damp stain to upper right corner worsening and then weakening from divisional title of Secunda classi in VolI through to page 46 of Quarta classi in Vol II; heaviest p73-319 of VolII just touching text. The decorative frontispiece by Jacobus Francus shows a Hippocratic physician's tasks In the frontispiece underneath the title, Hippocrates is shown against a background of the island of Cos, his birthplace. The text in the right-hand corner reads: 'Hippocrates averts the imminent plague'. The scene thus refers to the legend that Hippocrates saved Athens from the plague (430 BC) by building a large fire. Below this scene is missing the vignette of the four medical authorities: Galen (second century AD), Hippocrates, Avicenna (980-1037), and Aetius of Amida (fl. 530). Above the title page, Hippocrates seems to be giving a tablet 'dietetica' to a woman against a background of hunting and cooking. The square to the left shows other authors who wrote on dietetics, namely Diocles of Carystus (fourth century BC), Crateuas (fl. 90 BC), and Oribasius (fourth century AD). The square to the right indicate Hippocrates' other interests in exercise and taking in good air. The rest of the left-hand column relate to surgery, as it is headed with a banner, 'chirurgia'. Below it is a scene of two people engaged in some form of trepanning – Podalirius and Machaon were sons of Asclepius, described in Homer's Iliad as treating those wounded in battle. In the next scene, Galen is shown dissecting a body, with two of his contemporaries (whom he mentions in his work), Alexander Damascenus and Eudemus looking on. The next image below shows venesection and cupping, both forms of extracting humours. 'Nicolas Florentinus' refers to Nicolas Falcucci (d. 1411 or 1412), who had written a surgical tract as well as a commentary of Hippocrates's Aphorisms. The last scene shows the ancient anatomist Herophilus (fourth to third century BC) inspecting an instrument in front a table full of other instruments and jars (presumably for ointments and pastes) on shelves. At the bottom is written, 'tuto, cito iucunde (safely, swiftly and pleasantly)' a phrase similar to the one used in Vesalius's portrait. The right-hand column is headed by 'Phamaceutrica', with the authorities Aetius, Mesue (777-857), and Avicenna below, all of whom had written on medicinal drugs. Underneath them two further authors of medicinal drugs, Galen and Rhazes (865-925) are active, while Hippocrates loks on. On Rhazes' table is a prescription with the abbreviated names of 'diacatholicon' and rhubarb, both laxatives, but the true identity of the rhubarb was hotly debated in the period. Below this, Theophrastus (c. 371-c. 287 BC) and Dioscorides (40-90 AD), authors on medicinal material and plants, are depicted conversing in a formal garden. By this time, a garden for the study of medicinal plants had been well established at both the Universities of Padua and Bologna. Underneath is shown a device for distillation – a furnace with a large number of alembics. In the last scene, Andromachus the Elder, physician to Nero, and Mithridates V, King of Pontus (132-63 BC) are depicted in front of pharmacy jars and rows of various ingredients. Mithridates was believed to have taken small amounts of poison in order to protect himself against poisoning, and he mixed all known antidotes into one compound, called 'Mithridation', which became synonymous with a universal cure. Andromachus was reputed to have created a universal antidote that replaced the 'Mithridation'. 'Theriac' on the jar at the feet of Andromachus refers to the universal cure developed by Galen. In the sixteenth century, there was much debate among learned physicians about the ingredients of this theriac. [exhibitions.lib.cam.ac.uk] The wood engravings above the table of contents iof each Classis by Jacobus Francus. Hippocrates of Kos c. 460 – c. 370 BC), also known as Hippocrates II, was a Greek physician of the Age of Pericles (and is considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine. He is referred to as the "Father of Modern Medicine" in recognition of his lasting contributions to the field as the founder of the Hippocratic School of Medicine. This intellectual school revolutionized medicine in ancient Greece, establishing it as a discipline distinct from other fields with which it had traditionally been associated (theurgy and philosophy), thus establishing medicine as a profession. Girolamo Mercuriale /Heiron Mercurali (1530-1606), Born in the city of Forlì, the son of Giovanni Mercuriali, also a doctor, was educated at Bologna and Padua and Venice, where he received his doctorate in 1555. He was sent on a political mission to Rome. to treat pope of the time Paul IV. In Rome, he made favorable contacts and had free access to the great libraries, where with sweeping enthusiasm, he studied the classical and medical literature of the Greeks and Romans. His studies of the attitudes of the ancients toward diet, exercise and hygiene and the use of natural methods for the cure of disease culminated in the publication of his De Arte Gymnastica (Venice, 1569). With its explanations concerning the principles of physical therapy, it is considered the first book on sports medicine. The illustrations which accompanied the second edition of the work (1573) proved incredibly fertile to the Western imagination regarding the nature of athletics in the Classical world. Modern scholarship has recognized that these illustrations were largely speculative creations of Mercuriale and his collaborators. De Arte Gymnastica gave Mercuriale fame. He was called to occupy the chair of practical medicine in Padua in 1569. During this time, he translated the works of Hippocrates, and, armed with this knowledge, wrote De morbis cutaneis (1572), considered the first scientific tract on skin diseases; De morbis muliebribus ("On the diseases of women") (1582); ("On the diseases of children") (1583); De oculorum et aurium affectibus; and "Censura e dispositio operum Hippocratis" (Venice, 1583). In De morbis puerorum, Mercuriali observed contemporary trends in child-rearing. In 1573, he was called to Vienna to treat the Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian II. The emperor, pleased with the treatment he received (although he was to die three years later), made him an imperial count palatine. Mercuriale was a prolific writer, though many books were ascribed to him that were compiled from the works of others. He remained in Padua until 1587, when he began teaching at the University of Bologna. In 1593, he was called by Ferdinando de' Medici, the Grand Duke of Tuscany, to Pisa. Cosimo wanted to increase the prestige of the university there and offered a record salary of 1,800 gold crowns, to become 2,000 gold crowns after the second year. Jacobus Franciscus/Giacomo Franco, b. Urbino, 1550, d. Venice, 1620; publisher of prints, bookseller, art merchant, engraver, draughtsman; son of Battista Franco; active in Venice, where in 1595 he opens a shop "all'Insegna del Sole") Brunet;3, 170. Graesse;3, 281.; Deutsches Archäologisches Institut :Record/000712262/ Classical Authors Medicine Hippocrates

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        Insular Aliquot aegaei maris antiqua descrip.

      Artist: Janssonius Johannes (-1664) Amsterdam; issued in: Amsterdamca1650 1588 - - technic: Copper print ; colorit: original colored ; condition: Upper margin and centerfold partly restored ; size in cm : 43 x 49 - description: Map shows the islands of Sardinien und Corsica with Lesbos,Lemnos,Chios,Rhodos, Samos, Cia et Ceos, Icaria, Rhenia and Euboea - Vita of the artist: Johannes Janssonius (Jansson),( 1588- 1664) Amsterdam was born in Arnhem, the son of Jan Janszoon the Elder,a publisher and bookseller. In 1612 he married Elisabeth de Hondt, the daughter of Jodocus Hondius. He produced his first maps in 1616 of France and Italy. In 1623 Janssonius owned a bookstore in Frankfurt am Main, later also in Danzig, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Berlin, Königsberg, Geneva and Lyon. In the 1630s he formed a partnership with his brother in law Henricus Hondius, and together they published atlases as Mercator/Hondius/Janssonius.Under the leadership of Janssonius the Hondius Atlas was steadily enlarged. Renamed Atlas Novus, it had three volumes in 1638, one fully dedicated to Italy. 1646 a fourth volume came out with English County Maps, a year after a similar issue by Willem Blaeu. Janssonius' maps are similar to those of Blaeu, and he is often accused of copying from his rival, but many of his maps predate those of Blaeu and/or covered different regions. By 1660, at which point the atlas bore the appropriate name Atlas Major, there were 11 volumes, containing the work of about a hundred credited authors and engravers. It included a description of most of the cities of the world (Townatlas), of the waterworld (Atlas Maritimus in 33 maps), and of the Ancient World (60 maps). The eleventh volume was the Atlas of the Heavens by Andreas Cellarius. Editions were printed in Dutch, Latin, French, and a few times in German.

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        Ciceronia Opera Omnia

      Cefarea Maiestatis, & Chris, 1588. Hardcover. Fair. Size=6.5"x9.5. (full book description) Cefarea Maiestatis, & Chris, 1588. Fair, Hard Cover, DJ Not Issued. Size=6.5"x9.5", 2303pgs(Index). Lambinus Edition. 4 volumes bound in 1. LATIN TEXT. Marbled page ends, spine outer layer missing, both covers separated but present. Some text pages coffee? stained at top edge areas, o.w. text is clean and tight. No ink names, underlines, tears, chips, etc. Most of text in VG condition. Suitable for rebinding. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!

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        2 Gesamtansichten auf 1 Blatt, "Tvbingen." und "Eisleben".

      - altkol. Kupferstich aus Braun - Hogenberg, 1588, 33 x 46,5 Tadelloses Exemplar.

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        Ducatus Silesiae Glogani vera delineatio

      Artist: Janssonius J- Hondius H (-1644) Amsterdam; issued in: Amsterdamca1650 1588 - - technic: Copper print ; colorit: original colored ; condition: Very good ; size in cm : 39 x 47 - description: map of the area around Glogau - Vita of the artist: Johannes Janssonius (Jansson),( 1588- 1664) Amsterdam was born in Arnhem, the son of Jan Janszoon the Elder,a publisher and bookseller. In 1612 he married Elisabeth de Hondt, the daughter of Jodocus Hondius. He produced his first maps in 1616 of France and Italy. In 1623 Janssonius owned a bookstore in Frankfurt am Main, later also in Danzig, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Berlin, Königsberg, Geneva and Lyon. In the 1630s he formed a partnership with his brother in law Henricus Hondius, and together they published atlases as Mercator/Hondius/Janssonius.Under the leadership of Janssonius the Hondius Atlas was steadily enlarged. Renamed Atlas Novus, it had three volumes in 1638, one fully dedicated to Italy. 1646 a fourth volume came out with English County Maps, a year after a similar issue by Willem Blaeu. Janssonius' maps are similar to those of Blaeu, and he is often accused of copying from his rival, but many of his maps predate those of Blaeu and/or covered different regions. By 1660, at which point the atlas bore the appropriate name Atlas Major, there were 11 volumes, containing the work of about a hundred credited authors and engravers. It included a description of most of the cities of the world (Townatlas), of the waterworld (Atlas Maritimus in 33 maps), and of the Ancient World (60 maps). The eleventh volume was the Atlas of the Heavens by Andreas Cellarius. Editions were printed in Dutch, Latin, French, and a few times in German.

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        Mathematicae Collectiones Ed by Federico Commandino

      Numerous woodcut illus. & diagrams in the text. 4 p.l. (the last a blank), 334 (i.e., 332) pp. Folio, cont. limp vellum (title a bit soiled, last two leaves with some light dampstaining), ties gone. Pesaro: H. Concordia, 1588. First edition and a very fine and fresh copy of this uncommon book; this edition, providing the complete extant text, was the final work to be edited by Commandino and completes his life's work of reviving Renaissance mathematics by making available the best mathematical writings of antiquity. "In the silver age of Greek mathematics Pappus stands out as an accomplished and versatile geometer. His treatise known as the Synagoge or Collection is a chief, and sometimes the only, source for our knowledge of his predecessors' achievements. The Collection is in eight books, perhaps originally in twelve, of which the first and part of the second are missing... "Book VII is the most fascinating in the whole Collection, not merely by its intrinsic interest and by what it preserves of earlier writers but by its influence on modern mathematics."­D.S.B., X, p. 293-95­(and see pp. 294-98 for a full discussion of the contents). This concerns, in a passage on Apollonius' Conics, the attempt to conceive of the product of more than three straight lines as geometrical entities, known as "Pappus' Problem." Descartes devoted a major part of his own Géométrie to this, and solved it by the use of algebraic notation. "Pappus' problem thus inspired the new method of analytical geometry that has proved such a powerful tool in subsequent centuries. In his Principia (1687) Newton also found inspiration in Pappus; he proved in a purely geometrical manner that the locus with respect to four lines is a conic section, which may degenerate into a circle."­D.S.B., X, p. 296. Topics discussed in the other books include astronomy and mechanics. A very fine copy preserved in a green morocco-backed box. Rose, The Italian Renaissance of Mathematics, p. 214­"Within 25 years of Commandino's death the first step in founding the mechanics of the seventeenth century was to be taken by Galileo when, in criticising the inclined plane theorem of Pappus, the Tuscan mathematician adumbrated the notion of inertia. This step was not taken in an intellectual vacuum, but represents the culmination of the mathematical renaissance that had been achieved by the Restauratores."­(& see the whole of Chap. 9 for Commandino and this book). Smith, History of Mathematics, I, pp. 136-37.

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        Paraguayo Prov. de Rio de la Plata.

      Artist: Janssonius Johannes (-1664) Amsterdam; issued in: Amsterdam ; date: 1666 1588 - - technic: Copper print ; colorit: colored ; condition: Very good ; size in cm : 38 x 48 - description: map of the central part of South America with the Rio de la Plata, Uruguay and Paraguay. - Vita of the artist: Johannes Janssonius (Jansson),( 1588- 1664) Amsterdam was born in Arnhem, the son of Jan Janszoon the Elder,a publisher and bookseller. In 1612 he married Elisabeth de Hondt, the daughter of Jodocus Hondius. He produced his first maps in 1616 of France and Italy. In 1623 Janssonius owned a bookstore in Frankfurt am Main, later also in Danzig, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Berlin, Königsberg, Geneva and Lyon. In the 1630s he formed a partnership with his brother in law Henricus Hondius, and together they published atlases as Mercator/Hondius/Janssonius.Under the leadership of Janssonius the Hondius Atlas was steadily enlarged. Renamed Atlas Novus, it had three volumes in 1638, one fully dedicated to Italy. 1646 a fourth volume came out with English County Maps, a year after a similar issue by Willem Blaeu. Janssonius' maps are similar to those of Blaeu, and he is often accused of copying from his rival, but many of his maps predate those of Blaeu and/or covered different regions. By 1660, at which point the atlas bore the appropriate name Atlas Major, there were 11 volumes, containing the work of about a hundred credited authors and engravers. It included a description of most of the cities of the world (Townatlas), of the waterworld (Atlas Maritimus in 33 maps), and of the Ancient World (60 maps). The eleventh volume was the Atlas of the Heavens by Andreas Cellarius. Editions were printed in Dutch, Latin, French, and a few times in German.

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        wherein is breefely set foorth the art of Limming, which teacheth the order in drawing and tracing of leters, Vinets, Flowers, Armes, and Imagerye, and the maner how to make sundry syses or groundes to lay Silver or Gold upon, and how silver or Golde shall be layed or limmed upon the syse, and the waye to temper Gold and Silver and other mettals and diverse kindes of colours to write or to limme withall uppon Velym, Parchment or Paper, and how to lay them uppon the worke which thou intendest to make, and how to vernish it when thou hast done, with divers other thinges verye meete and necessary to be knowne to all such Gentlemen, and other persons as doe delight in Limming, painting or in tricking of Armes in their colours, and therefore a woorke very meete to be adjoyning to the bookes of Armes

      Typographical device on title. Printed throughout in black letter. 11, [1] leaves. Small 4to, fine modern blue morocco, dentelles gilt, a.e.g. London: T. Purfoote, the assigne of R. Tottill, 1588. Fourth edition of one of the earliest English books of "secrets," or manual of practical arts; this text appears to be entirely of English origins. It was first published in 1573 and reprinted in 1581 and 1583; there were also editions of 1596 and 1605. All editions are very scarce; of this printing the NSTC (24255) records five copies: L18, O; F, PN, NY Metropolitan Museum. This is a very early English manual of instructions for painting and illuminating ("limming," or "limning"), particularly books and manuscripts. The following recipes are characteristic: "to temper golde or silver wherewith you may write with a pen or paint with a pencil"; "to temper Brasill wherewith to write, florish, or rule bookes"; "to make a kind of colouring called vernix, wherewith you may vernish gold, silver, and other colour or paintings, be it upon velim, paper, timber, stone, leade, copper, glasse, &c." The last leaf contains on the recto "the names of all such colours and other thinges as are mentioned and contayned in this present booke of limming, and are for the moste parte to bee solde at the apothecaries," and on the verso is an index to the various recipes. A fine copy. Books of this sort are perishable by nature and copies seldom appear on the market; many of those which do survive in institutional libraries are in less than perfect condition.

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        Musica Transalpina. Cantus [Altus-Tenor-Quintus-Sextus-Bassus]. Madrigales translated of foure, five and sixe parts, chosen out of divers excellent Authors, vvith the first and second part of La Verginella, made by Maister Byrd, upon two Stanz's of Ariosto, and brought to speake English with the rest

      Published by N. Yonge, in favour of such as take pleasure in Musick of voices. Titles within elaborate typographical border, full-page woodcut coat-of-arms of Gilbert Lord Talbot on verso of titles (tail of rampant lion at outer edge cropped in each vol.), & woodcut initials throughout. Six vols. Small 4to, fine 19th-cent. green morocco, signed "Bound by F. Bedford," sides lettered & panelled in gilt, gilt device in center, gilt fleurons in corners, a.e.g. London: "Imprinted at London by Thomas East, the assignè of William Byrd, 1588." [with]:-. Musica Transalpina. Cantus [Altus-Tenor-Quintus-Sextus-Bassus]. The Second Booke of Madrigalles, to 5. & 6. voices: translated out of sundrie Italian Authors & newly published by Nicolas Yonge. Titles within typographical border, full-page woodcut coat-of-arms of Sir Henry Lennard on verso of titles, & woodcut initials throughout. Six vols. Small 4to, bindings as above. London: Printed by Thomas Este, 1597. First editions and very rare; the Locker-Lampson (bookplate) - E.D. Church - W.A. White (?) - John Whipple Frothingham (bookplate) copies. These two madrigal anthologies of Yonge (d. 1619), "are important because they popularized the form in England and laid the foundations for an indigenous madrigal school by providing continental models for Elizabethan composers to imitate… "Yonge is best remembered today as the editor of two anthologies of mostly Italian vocal music published, with English texts, as Musica transalpina in 1588 and 1597. The first volume, containing fifty-seven 'madrigals' - the first recorded English use of the term, and applied here not only to true madrigals, but also to chansons, canzonets, and other forms-was international in scope. It none the less betrayed a certain local bias: of its eighteen composers, the most liberally represented was Alfonso Ferrabosco the elder, who had lived in England from 1562 to 1578. Yonge also included William Byrd's English setting of Ariosto's 'La verginella', the first stanza of which had appeared in Italian some months earlier in the composer's own Psalmes, Sonets & Songs. In the dedication, addressed to Lord Gilbert Talbot, Yonge suggested that the publication grew out of the need to supply suitable material for friends to sing at daily music meetings in his home. As the repertory provided was mostly Italian, and those unfamiliar with the language either did not participate or did so 'with litle delight', he sought more music in the vernacular. Finding few suitable native compositions, he borrowed English versions of pieces translated by 'a Gentleman', and these and others like them proved so popular that he was eventually persuaded to publish a selection. A third of the pieces were drawn from madrigal anthologies issued in 1583 and 1585 by Pierre Phalèse of Antwerp. The success of Yonge's first collection led to its reprinting in 1593 or 1594. His 1597 volume, containing only twenty-four items by eleven composers, was less influential, though six of its lyrics were reset by later composers, a higher proportion than the nine reset from the first volume."-ODNB. Provenance note: Frothingham (1878-1935), who at the time of his marriage in 1921 lived just up the street at 375 West End Avenue, was the nephew of William Augustus White (1843-1927), the great collector of Elizabethan literature and William Blake. Following his uncle's death, Frothingham inherited a portion of White's library which he removed to France and where it remained until very recently. Fine, complete, and handsome set. We can trace no copies being sold at auction since the 1930s and only one copy in the trade (William Schab's Cat. 14 in 1950, $1200). This is not the set listed in Bartlett's 1914 and 1926 catalogues of White's library. ? Grove, Vol. 20, p. 574. Locker-Lampson, The Rowfant Library, II (1886), p. 134. Pforzheimer 1104 & 1105 (both incomplete). Steele, Bibliography of English Music, 112 & 155.

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        Allegoria dell'Africa

      1588. Bulino, 1588 circa, firmato in lastra al centro Adrian. Collaert scalps. et excud. Da un soggetto di Maarten de Vos. Bellissima prova, ricca di toni, impressa su carta vergata coeva, con sottili margini, in ottimo stato di conservazione. L'opera appartiene alla serie "I Quattro Continenti", formata appunto da quattro incisioni illustranti i quattro continenti all'epoca conosciuti. Nel margine inferiore, iscrizione in latino su due colonne Tertia, terga premens crocodili, decolor aestu / Perpete, balsameum dextra tenet Africa ramum: / Tertia; sed rerum praestans novitate stupenda / Primas pyramidum fert molibus aeternarum. [L'Africa è il terzo continente {in questa serie di quattro} che, il suo colore alterato dal calore, siede sul dorso di un coccodrillo e tiene sempre nella mano destra un ramo di balsamo. Dicono che è la terza, ma lei è superiore [agli altri] per la novità sorprendente dei suoi elementi, di cui i più famosi sono quelli edifici più illustri, le piramidi eterne] Engraving, 1588 circa, signed on plate at bottom center Adrian. Collaert scalps. et excud. Inscriptions in Latin at bottom left: M. de Vos inven.. From a series of The Four Continents, ca. 1588 A very good impression, printed with tone on contemporary laid paper, small margins, good condition. Four lines of Latin in two columns in margin: Tertia, terga premens crocodili, decolor aestu / Perpete, balsameum dextra tenet Africa ramum: / Tertia; sed rerum praestans novitate stupenda / Primas pyramidum fert molibus aeternarum. [Africa is the third {continent in this series of four} who, her color altered by the heat, sits on the back of a crocodile and perpetually holds in her right hand a branch of balsam. They say she is the third, but she is superior [to the others] for the astonishing novelty of her aspects, of which the most famous are those most distinguished buildings, the eternal pyramids] The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish, The Collaert Dynasty, Part VI, S. 35, Nr. 1314 - 1317; McGrath 2000, 46, 50 - 51; Dackerman 2011, no. 102. 261 214

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        Gesamtansicht aus der halben Vogelschau ('Veldkirch').

      - altkolorierter Holzschnitt aus Sebastian Münsters Cosmographie b. Heinrich (Henri) Petri in Basel, 1588, 15 x 19 Fauser, Repertorium älterer Topographie. Druckgraphik von 1486 bis 1750, S. 213, Nr. 3857; Nebehay-Wagner, Bibliographie Altösterreichischer Ansichtenwerke, Bd. II, S. 285, Nr. 1. - Zeigt Feldkirch aus der halben Vogelschau. - Oben rechts Ansichtentitel; darunter Kartusche mit Erklärungen von A-Q. - Ganze Buchseite. - Beidseitig koloriert!

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        Aktenstück mit eigh. Unterschrift ("Ferdinand"), 1/2 Seite, in-4, (Innsbruck?) 26. 3. 1588.

      - Über die Zusammensetzung und Entlohnung der Musterungskommissionen. "Auff furkommen dieses supplicierens, vnnd Herrn Landt Marschalcks beschehens mundtlichs referiern, haben die Loblichen [St]andt bewilligt das kunfftig Zu den Musterungen, einem Haubtman die Zwolffschilling, vnnd den anderen Beuelchsleuten Alß Fenderich, Leitenambt, Veldweÿbel, vnnd Furer, so berurter Musterung beÿwohnen werden, einem jeden des Tags, Vierschilling, jhr hoffer geldt passiert werden solle. Vnnd weil bißher kein Fenderich in der Bestallung gewest, trachten die Stand[t], das auch Vier Fenderich taugliche in wartgelt gehalten, vnnd wo von nöten, daß beÿ hoff angebracht, Auch durch die Herren verordenten Vier Landtsknecht Fänd[eriche] Zugericht, vnnd Zu den Musterungen gebraucht Alß dan beÿ der Landtschafft wieder auffgehebt werden. So woll auch in jedes viertheil Zweÿ Spiel, so man jm fall der noth . gebrauchen kan. Das sollen die Herrn verordenten erinnert werden, solches also ins werk Zurichten .". An zwei Seiten beschnitten, kleine Bugrisse.

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        Requeste presentee au Roy par Messieurs les cardinaux, princes, seigneurs, & des deputez de la ville de Paris, & autres villes catholiques associez & unis pour la deffence de la religion catholique apostolique & romaine.

      A Paris Sur la copie de Guillaume Bichon 1588 Petit in-8 en feuilles de 16 pp. Contre les ducs d'Epernon et de La Valette « fauteurs et supports des hérétiques ». D'après les Registres des délibération du bureau de la ville de Paris, cette lettre, datée du 23 mai 1588, a été signée par le cardinal de Bourbon, le duc de Guise et les échevins La Chapelle-Marteau, Rolland, Compans, et Costeblanche. Il existe pour cette même année 1588 de nombreuses édition de ce texte, deux chez Bichon et deux Jouste la Copie de Guillaume Bichon. Fleuron, bandeau et lettre ornée. Renouard, 516.

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        La Table al lieur des Reports del tresreuerend Judge Sir Iames Dyer Dhiualer, iades chiefe Iustice del common banke: per quel facilment & troueront toutes choses conteinus in icel ore tarde compose per T[homas] A[she]. S.T.C. 7391; Beale R483

      In Aedibus Richardi Tottelli, London 1588 - Contemporary calf, centered blind lozenges, rubbed, joints cracked but firm, else well preserved with excellent margins; the Taussig copy First edition of Ashe's first work, and the first abridgement of any reports of a named reporter, launching Ashe's career as the master and pioneer of this genre of legal literature, in Holdsworth's words, "a great maker of indices and abstracts" [Attributes: First Edition]

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        2 Gesamtansichten auf 1 Blatt, "Tvbingen." und "Eisleben".

      - Kupferstich aus Braun - Hogenberg, 1588, 33 x 46,5 Am Lager auch ein 2. Exemplar, bei dem der linke und rechte Rand restauriert ist ( Preis 600.- Euro)

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        Libro de la Oración y Meditación: en el qual se trata de la Consideración de los principales mysterios de nuestra Fe. Con otros tres breves tratados de la Excellencia de las principales obras penitenciales: que son Lymosna, Ayuno y Oración. Y agora de nuevo emendado y corregido por el mismo Padre.

      En Barcelona, por Francisco Trincher, 1588. - in-folio. 6ff. 295pp. 2ff. Demi-vélin moderne genre ancien. Rare édition barcelonaise de l'un des principaux ouvrages ascétiques de Luis de Granada (1505-1588), souvent considéré comme son chef d'œuvre. Le livre fut mis à l'Index en 1559, peu après sa parution en 1554 à Salamanque, et il valut à son auteur de sérieux démêlés avec l'Inquisition dirigée par Melchor Cano. "Los teólogos contemporáneos de la Reforma miraban con ojeriza los libros de devoción en lengua vulgar inclusos los de Fr. Luis de Granada, y ésta fué la causa de la prohibición de la Guia de Pecadores y la Oración y Meditación" (Menendez y Pelayo, cité par Palau). Belle marque d'imprimeur sur la page de titre et sur le dernier feuillet. Traces de mouillure angulaire. Palau, II, 399, qui en possédait un exemplaire (avec un autre nom de libraire et sans le feuillet portant la marque d'imprimeur à la fin).

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        Harangues militaires, et concions de princes, capitaines, ambassadeurs, et autres, manians tant la guerre que les affaires d'estat

      Paris: Lucas Breyel, 1588. Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Full contemporary calf, heavily worn, hinges cracked, front board nearly detached and held by one cord, rear by two, rear bottom corner degraded and broken. Old names inked out on title, light toning to title and early pages, very clean internally otherwise. With lovely early paste paper endpapers and pastedowns - very fine examples; lacking original blanks with these bound in relatively early on. The second edition of Belleforest's 1572 work collecting military harangues - the exhortations of commanders given to the troops before a battle Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: History; Military & Warfare. Inventory No: 046064.

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        Les observations de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables, trouvees en Grece, Asie, Iudée, Egypte, Arabie, & autres pays estranges, redigées en trois liures. Reueuz de nouveau & augmentez de figures. Le catalogue contenant le plus notables choses, est en la page fuyuante.

      - Paris, H. de Marnef & G. Cavellat, 1588. 4to (22.1 x 15.4 cm). [xiv], 468, 1l. 18th century full tree calf. Spine with five raised bands, compartments rich gilt with floral patterns. Red morocco label with gilt title. Marbled endpapers. All edges red.= The final, richly illustrated edition of this influential work on the history, geography, and natural history of the Near and Middle East by the French naturalist and explorer Pierre Belon du Mans (born 1517 - murdered in Paris, 1564). Belon travelled through these regions between 1546 and 1550 and made numerous observations on the plants and their use, on animals (including a great deal on herpetology), people (with their various costumes) and towns. The work includes a map/view of Alexandria, and of the Sea of Marmara. The two fold-outs are missing, as usual. Belon's reports are generally correct and not rooted in fantasy and hearsay as is often the case with his contemporaries, the sole exception being the illustration of a small dragon-like creature. Other woodcuts show trees, birds, mammals, snakes, a crocodile, a giraffe, a lobster, etc. Two illustrations cut short in the margin with minor loss. A fine copy in an attractive binding. Brunet, 4533, p. 762; Nissen ZBI, 304. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Il rimanente dell'isole del mare Tirreno.

      1588. Incisione in rame, mm 168x245; Bella carta delle isole del Tirreno meridionale da Ostia a Bivona con arcipelago pontino e campano. Tratta da Descrittione di tutta Italia contenente 7 carte geografiche a doppia pag. incise in legno di isole appartenenti all'Italia raffiguranti Sicilia, Sardegna, Corsica, arcipelago toscano, arcipelago campano e pontino, Tremiti, Venezia. L'opera fu spesso pubblicata senza la seconda parte relativa alle isole e senza la parte iconografica; questo rende le carte tratte da questa opera non comuni. Ottimo esemplare ben impresso.

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        Manuscript draft for an apostolic constitution regarding his third bull. Rome, 27. IV. 1588.

      1588. Large 4to (274 x 210 mm). 6 pp. on 4 leaves (final leaf blank), sewn. Latin chancery manuscript, ink on paper. Variously revised draft for a Papal decree, asking the cardinals and others to raise monies for the Church to fight the Turks as well as other heretics: "Sixtus V, in order to better govern the Church and safely protect it from all dangers, judges that the Church needs a larger amount of money. The first year the pontificate had 100,000 gold coins, as did the second, to make 1,000,000 gold coins to be guarded in the safe of the Castel Sant'Angelo. In order that they be safely guarded, two constitutions have been issued and an enormous fleet is to be prepared, as the Tyrant of the Turks as well as heretics and schismatics are a threat to the bark of Saint Peter, and large numbers of people are eager in both France and Germany to defend against the enemy. Sixtus V orders his dear brothers, the Cardinals of the Catholic Church, to bring the Holy See another 1,000,000 golden coins, and advises them how to collect the money and the divisions to be made among them for doing so, how often to pay, etc. [...]". As comparison with the final version shows, the present text underwent further editing, and not all changes here drafted made it into the final text. - Occasional slight browning and ink-bleeding, but very well preserved altogether. Cf. Bullarum diplomatum et privilegiorum Sanctorum Romanorum Pontificum. Taurinensis editio, vol. IX (1865), p. 1-4.

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        Ducatus Silesiae Wolanus

      Artist: Janssonius Johannes (-1664) Amsterdam; issued in: Amsterdam ; date: 1630 1588 - - technic: Copper print ; colorit: original colored ; condition: Margins extended ; size in cm : 39 x 48 - description: Map depicts lower Silesia with the cities of Wolow (Wohlau), Winsko (Winzig), Herrnstadt, Chobie (Koben), Lubin (Lüben), Rützen, Gora (Guhrau) and 4 very decorative cartouches. - Vita of the artist: Johannes Janssonius (Jansson),( 1588- 1664) Amsterdam was born in Arnhem, the son of Jan Janszoon the Elder,a publisher and bookseller. In 1612 he married Elisabeth de Hondt, the daughter of Jodocus Hondius. He produced his first maps in 1616 of France and Italy. In 1623 Janssonius owned a bookstore in Frankfurt am Main, later also in Danzig, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Berlin, Königsberg, Geneva and Lyon. In the 1630s he formed a partnership with his brother in law Henricus Hondius, and together they published atlases as Mercator/Hondius/Janssonius.Under the leadership of Janssonius the Hondius Atlas was steadily enlarged. Renamed Atlas Novus, it had three volumes in 1638, one fully dedicated to Italy. 1646 a fourth volume came out with English County Maps, a year after a similar issue by Willem Blaeu. Janssonius' maps are similar to those of Blaeu, and he is often accused of copying from his rival, but many of his maps predate those of Blaeu and/or covered different regions. By 1660, at which point the atlas bore the appropriate name Atlas Major, there were 11 volumes, containing the work of about a hundred credited authors and engravers. It included a description of most of the cities of the world (Townatlas), of the waterworld (Atlas Maritimus in 33 maps), and of the Ancient World (60 maps). The eleventh volume was the Atlas of the Heavens by Andreas Cellarius. Editions were printed in Dutch, Latin, French, and a few times in German.

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        Commentarii ab Aldo Manuccio. Paulli F. Aldi N. emendati et scholiis illustrati

      Apud Aldum, 1588. In 8°, p. (140)596(216). 2 carte geografiche ripiegate, 19 incisioni xilografiche n.t., 7 delle quali a piena pagina. Marchio tipografico al frontespizio. Capilettera figurati. Contiene DE Bello Gallico; De Bello Civili; De Bello Alexandrino; De Bello Africano; De Bello Hispaniensi; Veterum Galiae Locorum populorum, urbium, montium ac fluviorum... Traccia di antico timbro al frontespizio, strappo in una pagina dell'indice con minima perdita di testo, tagli nel margine bianco di qualche carta. Legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle. Titoli e fregi in oro al dorso. (Renouard, p. 240,4; Adams, C 75).

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        Historia della guerra fra Turchi, et Persiani. Venice, Andrea Muschio & Barezzo Barezzi, 1588.

      1588. 4to. (32), 383, (29) pp. With woodcut printer's device on t. p. and folding engr. map. Contemp. vellum with ms. spine title. Second edition, including the events of the year 1586 and a letter to M. Corrado about the fortress of Tauris. Minadoi, an eye-witness who spent seven years in the Middle East, describes the 1577-1585 war between Persia and the Ottoman Empire, in which the latter acquired the Caucasus. His first-hand account is a valuable historical source, as his his description of Persia. The map shows Asia Minor and the Near East, as well as Persia as far as Afghanistan. Arabia is shown as far south as the Peninsulas of Qatar and Musandam. - Occasional browning and very slight foxing and waterstaining; a few contemporary underlinings. 18th century owner's woodcut crest mounted on title page next to device; binding repaired at spine. Edit 16, CNCE 31426. Adams M 1455. Atabey 816. Göllner 1830 (no mention of the map). Yerasimos 324. Not in Blackmer.

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        Pascaart.

      Artist: Janssonius Johannes (-1664) Amsterdam; issued in: Amsterdamca1650 1588 - - technic: Copper print ; colorit: original colored ; condition: Very good ; size in cm : 42 x 54 - description: Sea Chart of the northeastern Atlantic Ocean with the coast of Africa, with the Azores, Canarias, Madeira, and Cape Verde. - Vita of the artist: Johannes Janssonius (Jansson),( 1588- 1664) Amsterdam was born in Arnhem, the son of Jan Janszoon the Elder,a publisher and bookseller. In 1612 he married Elisabeth de Hondt, the daughter of Jodocus Hondius. He produced his first maps in 1616 of France and Italy. In 1623 Janssonius owned a bookstore in Frankfurt am Main, later also in Danzig, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Berlin, Kšnigsberg, Geneva and Lyon. In the 1630s he formed a partnership with his brother in law Henricus Hondius, and together they published atlases as Mercator/Hondius/Janssonius.Under the leadership of Janssonius the Hondius Atlas was steadily enlarged. Renamed Atlas Novus, it had three volumes in 1638, one fully dedicated to Italy. 1646 a fourth volume came out with English County Maps, a year after a similar issue by Willem Blaeu. Janssonius' maps are similar to those of Blaeu, and he is often accused of copying from his rival, but many of his maps predate those of Blaeu and/or covered different regions. By 1660, at which point the atlas bore the appropriate name Atlas Major, there were 11 volumes, containing the work of about a hundred credited authors and engravers. It included a description of most of the cities of the world (Townatlas), of the waterworld (Atlas Maritimus in 33 maps), and of the Ancient World (60 maps). The eleventh volume was the Atlas of the Heavens by Andreas Cellarius. Editions were printed in Dutch, Latin, French, and a few times in German.

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        Tre Orationi del Sig. Cesare Campana nelle quali brevemente si discorre del modo del ben reggere i popoli; dedicate al Clariss. Sig. il Sig. Agostino Nani

      Cm. 18; pp. (8), 58. Unito a: CAMPANA CESARE. "I Synarmofili overo della vera nobiltà, del Signor Cesare Campana dialogo primo (e dialogo secondo) all'Illustre Signore, Il Signor Giulio Cagalli. Vicenza. Perin & Greco. 1586, pp. (8), 48, (1); Unito a: CAMPANA CESARE. Rime del Sig. Cesare Campana dedicate al molto Illustre Signore il Sig. Conte Agostino Giusti. Verona. Discepolo. 1588, pp. (8), 43, (1); Unito a: CAMPANA CESARE. L'Agostini overo della liberalità, dialogo del Sig. Cesare Campana; nel qual dopo una breve introduttione a tutte le virtù morali, si discorre particolarmente della liberalità e della magnificenza. Verona. Discepolo. 1588, pp. (4), 44. Legatura in piena pergamena rigida seicentesca, dorso a 4 nervetti con titoli calligrafici, tagli a spruzzo. Ottimo esemplare. Marche tipografiche ai frontespizi. Importante raccolta di quattro opere di Cesare Campana, letterato e precettore, nato a l'Aquila nel 1540 e trasferitosi nel 1572 a Vicenza. Nel 1582 passò a Legnago come insegnante della scuola pubblica e vi rimase per 5 anni, ritornandovi successivamente per brevi periodi. La miscellanea raccoglie i due dialoghi "I Synarmofili" e "L'agostini", le tre orazione recitate a Legnago alla presenza di Tommaso Gritti Capitanio e Provveditor di Legnago, e infine le rime. 631 / P

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        Quattro comedie [...] Cio' è Il Marescaléo, La Cortegiana, La Talanta, l'Hipocrito. Novellamente ritornate, per mezzo della stampa, a luce, a richiesta de conoscitori del lor valore. [London, John Wolfe], 1588.

      1588. Small 8vo. 4 parts in one volume. VIII, 285, (3) ff. With medallion portrait (legend: "D. Petrus Aretinus Flagellum Principum") on title (repeated three times). 19th c. calf (slightly worn). Pirated edition of Aretino's "comedie" (the first appeared 1553 in Venice) printed by one of the most rebellious and outspoken of all the Elizabethan printers. Wolfe's production was in all probability chiefly destined for the European continent, as all of Aretino's works had been on the Roman Index since 1558; copies were offered for sale at the Frankfurt Book Fair of 1589. Aretino's comedies are considered the best of his works. They rank among the great works of Renaissance drama, and many of their leading characters were prototypes for later playwrights. 'La Talanta', for example, prepared the way for Shakespeare's character Falstaff. "[U]n frontespizo particolare ad ogni comedia [...] ha al fine una Lettera dell'Aretino a Daniele Barbaro" (Gamba). - One gathering misbound, but a nice complete copy. Edit 16, CNCE 2486. Index Aureliensis 107.120. BM-STC Italian 517. Adams A 1562. Gamba 1204 note. Brunet I, 408. Pforzheimer 800. Woodfield, Surreptious Printing in England 43.

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        STATUTA HOSPITALIS HIERUSALEM. (Hrsg. Johannes Baptista Rondinellus).

      - (Rom, Tipografia del Popolo Romano, 1588). Folio. 3 Bl., 203 S., 8 Bl. Mit 17 Kupfertafeln u. 21 blattgroßen Textkupfern in wechselnden Holzschnitt-Bordüren. Alter Pergament mit großem Deckelmonogramm in Tinte und hs. Rückentitel (fleckig u. gebräunt, Rückdeckelbezug mit 2 kl. Einrissen). Zuerst 1556 erschienen. - Statutensammlung des Malteserordens. Reich illustriert: enthält die Bildnisse von 52 Würdenträgern seit Gerhard, der 1099 diesen ersten geistlichen Ritterorden gründete, und Raimond du Puy, der 1137 die Ordensregel erließ, bis zum Großmeister Hugues de Loubens-Verdale. Weitere Kupfer versinnbildlichen zentrale Überzeugungen des Glaubenskampfes der Malteser. Die szenischen Darstellungen, die auch mit großer Genauigkeit Ordens- und andere zeitgenössische Trachten vorführen, illustrieren sowohl die ideellen bzw. karitativen Ziele wie auch äußere Merkmale der Ordensorganisation. Die Karten von Malta und La Valletta sind ebenfalls von Bedeutung. Die Insel war 1530 von Kaiser Karl V. den Johannitern zu Lehen gegeben worden, die sich seitdem Malteser nannten. - Ein gestochener Zwischentitel - Gottvater und musizierende Engel - leitet die Folge von 14 Tafeln mit 52 fein gestochenen Medaillonporträts ein. 48 dieser Bildnisse schuf Philippe Thomassin, "einer der besten Stecher seiner Zeit" (Thieme/Becker). Die Bildnistafel mit den drei letzten Großmeistern stach Gijsbert Veen. Das Blatt zeigt seine Signatur in Spiegelschrift. - Die 21 großformatigen Kupfer, umrahmt mit Holzschnittbordüren (alle in Pag. und jeweils verso gedruckt, darunter 10 recto weiß) mit szenischen Darstellungen sowie einem Plan La Valettas und einer Karte Maltas. - Kollation, in Übereinstimmung mit Mortimer, Italian 16th Century Books: (-)4, (-)-(-2)6, (-)4, A-R6, A-B4. - Mehrere Druckvarianten sind bekannt. Unser Exemplar hat einen Gesamtumfang von 130 Bl., wie Harvard (Cambridge: 129 und 130, Slg. Schäfer: 133) und enthält 38 Illustrationen in Kupfer, wie Harvard. Andere Varianten haben 1 wiederholtes Bl. mit Hugues' Ernennung zum Kardinal (siehe in unserem Exemplar: Bl. 2) und 1 mit dem Motto des Ordens, gekrönt von Hugues' Wappen. Der sonst häufig fehlende Index mit eigenem Titel ("Index materierum" von Ptolemaeus Veltronius, mit figürlicher Holzschnittbordüre, rot gedrucktem Kardinalshut und Hugues' Wappen) ist hier vorhanden. - Mortimer, Italian 273 (ausführlich, mit Abb.); BM STC, Italian 358; Lipperheide Of 3; Sotheby's, Schäfer Coll. I (Italian Books), 104. Vgl. Adams J 151, 152, 284. - Leicht stockfleckig, durchgehend mit großem bräunenden Wasserrand. Titel u. die erste Illustration zu den Statuten knapp beschnitten, die ersten Bl. leicht fingerfleckig. Bl. I 2 kleiner Ausriß mit geringem Buchstabenverlust, Bl. M 1 ein längerer Papierdurchbruch im Falz hinterlegt, wenige kleine Randeinrisse bei den Tafeln.

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         [JÉRUSALEM] Jerusalem, et suburbia.

      [Cologne, 1588]. En deux feuilles non jointes, pouvant former un plan de 739 x 484 mm. Splendide vue de Jérusalem en deux feuilles, issue de la quatrième partie du Civitates Orbis Terrarum. Avec Rome, Cracovie et Anvers, Jérusalem est l'une des quatre seules planches en 2 feuilles du Civitates. La vue, figurant Jérusalem au temps de Jésus-Christ, est une version élargie du plan de 1584 par Adrichom, mais bien orientée au nord. Elle est ornée de 270 vignettes à caractère biblique ou historique, toutes numérotées avec leur explication au dos des feuilles. Y figurent notamment, et pour la première fois sur un plan, les 14 stations du chemin de croix. Le chemin de croix débute dans le palais de Ponce Pilate, avec une scène du jugement.

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        Historiae romanae scriptores latini minores, qui altius exorsi, augustae historiae aut viam straverunt, aut partem eius aliquam ab urbe condita usque ad sua tempora brevi compendio deduxerunt. Tomus primus. Frankfurt, Andreas Wechels Erben, Claude Marne & Jean Aubry, 1588.

      1588. Nur erster Band (von 2). (8), XXVIII, 590 SS., 591-632 Spp., (1), 633-633 SS., 664-793 [recte: 794] Spp., 794-893 [recte: 894], (4) SS. Mit Holzschnittdruckermarke am Titel und wdh. am letzten Bl. verso. Blindgepr. Schweinslederband (dat. Eisenach 1613) auf 5 Doppelbünden über Holzdeckeln mit abgeschrägten Deckelkanten mit hs. Rückentitel. 7 von 8 ziselierten Messingeckbeschlägen mit Buckeln. 2 intakte Schließen. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. Folio (340:220 mm). Einzige Ausgabe. - Bedeutende, von F. Sylburg edierte Sammlung von Historikern der "silbernen" Latinität. Mit Textvarianten, reichen philologischen Kommentaren und weiteren Beiträgen. Am Beginn die Fasti Consulares ac Triumphi Acti, von Carl Sigonius ediert und kommentiert. "Sylburg gehört zu den bedeutendsten Kennern der griechischen Sprache und Litteratur, die das 16. Jahrhundert aufzuweisen hat" (ADB). Vom Landgrafen von Hessen mit einem Ehrensold für seine wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten ausgestattet, war Sylburg später in der Heidelberger Bibliothek tätig, wo er den Katalog der griechischen Handschriften erstellte. - Ohne den zweiten Band. 1590 erschien noch ein dritter Band, der die "Scriptores graeci minores" enthielt. - Schöner, annährend zeitgenössischer Rollenstempelband des Eisenacher Lateingymnasiums im alten Predigerkloster: außen eine schmale Köpferolle mit der Bezeichnung "Hei - Dur" (Haebler I, 490, 3), danach ein breiterer Bogenfries, wovon wiederum eine Figurenrolle umschlossen wird (Salvator - Petrus - Paulus - Johannes: Haebler I, 490, 2 = ebd. II, 201: Dr. 134). Im Mittelfeld schöner Plattenstempel (ebd. I, 491, IV): Trinität in Kartusche, unten von Putti gestützt; oben links Wappenschild mit dem Hl. Georg, rechts das neunfach geteilte sächsische Wappen mit Rautenkranz. Über der Platte, getrennt durch mehrere Streicheisenlinien und eine Köpferolle mit Blattwerk (Haebler I, 490, 1?), ein zweizeiliges Textfeld "Schola Isennacen"; unten analog das Bindejahr "1613". Der Hinterdeckel gleichartig angeordnet, jedoch im Mittelfeld anderer Plattenstempel: Crucifixus mit Bundeslade (Haebler I, 490, II), oben monogrammiert "I.W.". Haebler spekuliert, ob hiermit womöglich der Dresdner Meister Jacob Weidlich bezeichnet wird: "Um einen sächsischen Buchbinder scheint es sich nach dem Wappen in Platte IV jedenfalls zu handeln; die selten auftretende Darstellung des hl. Georg in dieser Verbindung würde aber besser zu einem Meister mit diesem Taufnamen gepaßt haben. Dazu kommt, daß Weidlich wohl ein älterer Zeitgenosse des Jakob Krause gewesen ist, während Platte IV noch auf dem Einbande eines Druckes von 1603 [und hier sogar 1613] erscheint. Zu einiger Sicherheit ist jedenfalls darüber nicht zu gelangen" (I, 491). Haebler nennt einen in Zwickau aufbewahrten Band (Zehner, Similitudines biblicae. Leipzig 1603) mit eben demselben verwendeten Stempelmaterial. - Vorderdeckel minimal fleckig; am Hinterdeckel fehlt der untere Beschlag am Rücken; die Prägung jedoch sehr schön erhalten. Innen leicht gebräunt (Titel etwas stärker); einige Marginalnumerierungen des 20. Jhs. (Bleistift und Kugelschreiber) in den Fasti Consulares. VD 16, S 10349. Adams S 786. BM-STC German 845. Jöcher IV, 956f. ADB 37, 284.

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        l'Histoire des Indes Orientales et Occidentales ...Paris, Robert de Ninville, 1665. 2 volumes bound as 1. 4to. Contemporary vellum.

      Borba de Moraes, pp. 508-509; Cordier, Japonica, col. 66; Cordier, Sinica, col. 784. A French translation of Maffei's celebrated Historiarum Indicarum, first published, in Latin in 1588. Divided into 16 books, it describes the Portuguese discoveries and missionary work in India, the East Indies, Persia, Japan, China, Brazil and other parts of America. "Maffei writes extensively about Brazil, describing it very accurately" (Borba de Moraes), in fact devoting three chapters to the subject. Book six is devoted to China and includes a description of tea, to which Maffei ascribed several health benefits, regular consumption resulting in a "long and healthy life" ("Elles les ... fait vivre longues années, presque sans aucune langueur", p. 230). The translation is by Abbé Michel de Pure (1634-1680). Slightly browned, first paste-down removed, otherwise in good condition.

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        C. IULII CAESARIS COMMENTARIJ AB ALDO MANUTIO PAULLI F. ALDI N. EMENDATI ET SCHOLIIS ILLUSTRATI

      ALDO MANUZIO VENEZIA, 1588. Vol. in 16° (mm 155 x 105), frontespizio, pp. 180 n.n., + 608, 8 incisioni in xilografia nella prima parte del testo, iniziali in xilografia. Legatura in brossura cartonata pesante settecentesca muta, carta degli sguardi settecentesca. Frontespizio rovinato e restaurato, legatura ripresa di recente. Copia buona. RARO.

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        Gesamtansicht über die Donau ('Preßburg - Posonivm uel Pisonium ut Lazius Hungariae urbs.').

      - Kupferstich v. Braun & Hogenberg, 1588, 30 x 49,5

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        Les Après-Disnées du seigneur de Cholières.

      A Paris chez Jean Richer 1588 Petit in-12 (80 x 142 mm) de (8)-270 ff. mal chiffrés 240 (erreurs de pagination sans manque), maroquin rouge, dos orné à nerfs, double encadrement de filets dorés à la Duseuil sur les plats, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorée sur marbrure (Bauzonnet-Trautz). Recueil publié une première fois en 1585 de contes et dialogues composés dans une veine rabelaisienne par l'avocat et poète protestant Jean Dagoneau, seigneur de Cholières, qui, après avoir apostasié au profit du catholicisme, tourna résolument le dos à son art pour se consacrer à une production mystique et moralisatrice. Chapitres : 1. du veiller & du dormir, s'il faut dormir l'apres-disnee 2. du mariage 3. de la puissance maritale, à sçavoir si le mary peut battre et chastier sa femme 4. de l'arbre de vie 5. du caquet des femmes 6. des barbes 7. des vieillards & des jeunes enfans, s'ils peuvent engendrer 8. des prognostics & des predictions astrologiques 9. des lunatiques. « Dans les Apres-disnees, loin de se fatiguer, l'invention railleuse et l'érudition un peu hasardée de l'ingénieux écrivain se raniment de plus belle ; le choix des sujets qui l'occupent devient de plus en plus piquant, et sa verve gauloise, son ejouement intarissable, mêlés au bon sens le plus expérimenté, prêtent un charme bien vif aux entretiens où il met aux prises des interlocuteurs habilement choisis. La naïveté de la langue du XVIe siècle, les privilèges de franchise que personne ne lui contestait alors, ajoutent singulièrement à l'attrait qu'offrent ces controverses où se reflète fidèlement la pensée du temps. » (Gay). Bel exemplaire dans une reliure en maroquin rouge signée Bauzonnet-Trautz, des bibliothèques Roche-Lacarelle et Auguste P. Garnier avec ex-libris. Brunet I, 1849 ; Arbour, 42 ; Rothschild, II, 1703 ; Tchemerzine, II, 370c (donne par erreur la date de 1587) ; Loviot, Revue des livres anciens I, 37-49 ; Gay, I, 251.

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        Historia ecclesiastica del scisma del Reyno de Inglaterra (...). Recogida de diversos y graves autores, por el padre Pedro de Ribadeneyra. Teile 1 und 2 (so vollständig, in einen Band gebunden). Mit ornamentierten Initialen und einer Textillustration in Holzschnitt [Text Spanisch].

      Madrid: Pedro Madrigal 1588. 7 Blatt, 374 Blatt, 8 Blatt. Schmuckloses, flexibles Pergament der Zeit (knitterig, fleckig, bestossen, Bindebänder fehlen, Titelei mit Besitzvermerk von alter Hand, anfangs FEHLT das letzte Blatt der Anrede, sonst vollständig, gelegentlich finger- und wasserfleckig, meist aber sauber und ungebräunt. Blatt 129 irrig bezeichnet `103`, Paginierung springt jeweils vier Blatt von 143 auf 148 vor und von 196 auf 193 zurück ohne Textverlust, insgesamt ordentlich erhalten).-Seltene erste Ausgabe dieser wichtigen Darstellung aus jesuitischer Sicht. Beschreibt die Entstehung der Anglikanischen Kirche durch die Loslösung von Rom unter Heinrich VIII. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung [Beautiful, Rare and Special;Schönes;Seltenes;Fremdsprachen;Spanisch;Geschichte;England;Theologie;Katholiken;Katholizismus;Papstkirche;Bibliophilie;Alte Drucke]

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        La Table al lieur des Reports del tresreuerend Judge Sir Iames Dyer Dhiualer, iades chiefe Iustice del common banke: per quel facilment & troueront toutes choses conteinus in icel ore tarde compose per T[homas] A[she]. S.T.C. 7391; Beale R483

      London: In Aedibus Richardi Tottelli, 1588. Contemporary calf, centered blind lozenges, rubbed, joints cracked but firm, else well preserved with excellent margins; the Taussig copy First edition of Ashe's first work, and the first abridgement of any reports of a named reporter, launching Ashe's career as the master and pioneer of this genre of legal literature, in Holdsworth's words, "a great maker of indices and abstracts

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        RAGIONAMENTI DEL SIG. CAVALIERE GIORGIO VASARI PITTORE ET ARCHITETTO ARETINO. Sopra le inventioni da lui dipinte in Firenze nel palazzo di loro altezze serenissime.

      In Firenze : appresso Filippo Giunti, 1588. Con lo illustriss. e eccellentiss. signor don Francesco Medici allora principe di Firenze. Insieme con la inventione della pittura da lui cominciata nella cupola. Con due tavole, una delle cose piu notabili, et l'altra delli huomini illustri, che sono ritratti e nominati in quest'opera. FIRST EDITION 1588, Italian text, 8vo, approximately 220 x 150 mm, 8½ x 5¾ inches, Giunti's fleur de lys device on title page, variant fleur de lys device on colophon, historiated initials, woodcut portrait of the author on fo.†4v facing first page of text, pages: [8], 186, [18] - description of dome paintings, indexes, errata and colophon, collation:†4, A-L8, M-O4, P²; pages 94 / 95 misnumbered 95 / 94. Bound in modern full calf, blind panelling, small gilt losenge to centre of covers, gilt raised bands, gilt ornament in 6 compartments, gilt lettered red morocco label, all edges red. Title page foxed, faint name and 2 tiny stamped initials at top of title page, occasional light foxing within, some pages lightly age-browned, very small pale damp stain to fore-edge margin of leaves B1r to D8v, pointing hand to 1 margin, ink squiggle in 2 margins, small fine worm track to fore-edge margin from F2 to F8, nowhere near text, another to upper margin from N3 to O1. A very good copy. Posthumously published account, in the form of a dialogue, of Vasari's paintings in the Palazzo Vecchio of Florence and his frescos in the dome of the cathedral which were completed by Federigo Zucchero. Edited by the artist's nephew, also Giorgio Vasari. The works discussed in this treatise are considered to be some of Vasari's finest paintings, and it contains precious information on the iconography of the manierist period. Brunet, Volume V, 1097. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Navarra

      Artist: Janssonius J-Jansson (-1664) Amsterdam; Issued in: Amsterdam; date: c 1635 1588 - Artist: Janssonius, J.-Jansson (1588-1664) Amsterdam; Issued in: Amsterdam; date: c. 1635; - Condition: Very good; Map shows the province of Navarra with Pamplona, Tudella and Calahorra

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        Ad Africanum tractatus VIIII. Quibus diffcillimae Iuris questiones enodantur. Ex postrema auctoris recognitione, casticatè editi...

      Apud Ioannem Gymnicum, sub Monocerote, 1588. Cm. 16, pp. (48) 622. Grande marchio tipografico al frontespizio e bei capoletta figurati. Legatura strettamente coeva in piena pergamena floscia con nervi passanti. Bell'esemplare, genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Al dorso applicato un antico ex libris nobiliare.

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         [HAMBOURG] Hamburgum.

      [Cologne, 1588]. 371 x 478 mm. Superbe vue de Hambourg, ornée des armoiries de la ville et de deux personnages dans le coin inférieur droit. Elle est issue de la quatrième partie du Civitates Orbis Terrarum, tout premier atlas de vues de villes publié en six parties à partir de 1572. Cette oeuvre monumentale qui renferme plus de 500 plans et vues de villes du monde entier, est considérée à ce jour comme la plus ambitieuse et la plus réussie de toute l'histoire de la cartographie. Le texte imprimé au dos de chaque planche fut compilé par Braun, alors chanoine de la cathédrale de Cologne, et les vues furent gravées par Hogenberg. Texte latin au verso. Petites taches d'encre rouge dans la marge inférieure. Exemplaire finement aquarellé à l'époque. Koeman, 1706.

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        RAGIONAMENTI DEL SIG. CAVALIERE GIORGIO VASARI PITTORE ET ARCHITETTO ARETINO. Sopra le inventioni da lui dipinte in Firenze nel palazzo di loro altezze serenissime.

      In Firenze : appresso Filippo Giunti, 1588.. Con lo illustriss. e eccellentiss. signor don Francesco Medici allora principe di Firenze. Insieme con la inventione della pittura da lui cominciata nella cupola. Con due tavole, una delle cose piu notabili, et l'altra delli huomini illustri, che sono ritratti e nominati in quest'opera. FIRST EDITION 1588, Italian text, 8vo, approximately 220 x 150 mm, 8½ x 5¾ inches, Giunti's fleur de lys device on title page, variant fleur de lys device on colophon, historiated initials, woodcut portrait of the author on fo.†4v facing first page of text, pages: [8], 186, [18] - description of dome paintings, indexes, errata and colophon, collation:†4, A-L8, M-O4, P²; pages 94 / 95 misnumbered 95 / 94.  Bound in modern full calf, blind panelling, small gilt losenge to centre of covers, gilt raised bands, gilt ornament in 6 compartments, gilt lettered red morocco label, all edges red. Title page foxed, faint name and 2 tiny stamped initials at top of title page, occasional light foxing within, some pages lightly age-browned, very small pale damp stain to fore-edge margin of leaves B1r to D8v, pointing hand to 1 margin, ink squiggle in 2 margins, small fine worm track to fore-edge margin from F2 to F8, nowhere near text, another to upper margin from N3 to O1. A very good copy. Posthumously published account, in the form of a dialogue, of Vasari's paintings in the Palazzo Vecchio of Florence and his frescos in the dome of the cathedral which were completed by Federigo Zucchero. Edited by the artist's nephew, also Giorgio Vasari. The works discussed in this treatise are considered to be some of Vasari's finest paintings, and it contains precious information on the iconography of the manierist period. Brunet, Volume V, 1097. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        [TITE - LIVE - HISTOIRE ROMAINE] - Titi Livii patavini historiarum ab urbe condita decadis primae. [Suivi de ] chronologia in titi livii historiam accommodata ad tabulasncapitolinas verrii flacci annotationibus utilissimis varietatem [...]...

      Joannem Wechelum Francofurdi ad Moenum 1588 [TITE - LIVE - HISTOIRE ROMAINE] - Titi Livii patavini historiarum ab urbe condita decadis primae. [Suivi de ] chronologia in titi livii historiam accommodata ad tabulasncapitolinas verrii flacci annotationibus utilissimis varietatem [...] [suivi de ] in Titi Livii patavini historicorum longe uberrimi, et facile principis opera quae supersunt [...] a Francisco Modio Brugensi observationes emendationes [...] notae denique ejusdem modii partim [...] Francofurdi ad Moenum apud Joannem Wechelum, impensis Sigismundi Feyrabendis Henrickii Trackii & Petri Vischeri, Sociorum. 1588.In-folio ( 395 X 255mm ) de 52p [manquent 24pp]- 682p- titre gravé-59p-Titre gravé-[5p]-613p- demi-basane postérieure, dos à nerfs janséniste. Il manque les 12 premiers feuillets ( page de titre et début de l'épitre dédicatoires des éditeurs ), sinon agréable exemplaire. D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com

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        Les Observations de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables, trouvees en Grece, Asie, Judée, Egypte, Arabie, & autres pays estranges, redigées en trois livres, Par Pierre Belon du Mans.

      A Paris, Chez Hierosme de Marnes, & la veusve Guillaume Cavellat, au mont Saint Hilaire, à l'enseigne du Pelican, 1588. Un volume petit in-4 plein veau, reliure aux armes de Louis Urbain Lefebvre de Caumartin, Marquis de Saint Ange, dos à nerfs ornés, titre doré, (1)f., titre et marque du libraire, (11)ff. d'epitre, préface et table, portrait gravé, 468 pp., (1)f. portant la marque de Léon Cavellat, imprimeur, 1 carte dépliante du Mont Sinaï, 42 figures dans le texte, 2 cartes, manque la carte de l'ile de Lemnos. Ex-libris du Marquis de Saint Ange. Manque le caisson de queue, ressauts de cahiers, quelques feuillets brunis (mouillure ?), exemplaire méritant restauration. Louis Urbain Lefebvre de Caumartin (1653-1720), dit "le Grand Caumartin", fut conseiller au Parlement, intendant des Finances sous Louis XIV puis conseiller d'Etat. Il constitua, au Château de Saint-Ange, une remarquable bibliothèque ; Voltaire et Boileau saluèrent son honnêteté et son savoir. Pierre Belon du Mans (c. 1518-1564) "parcourut l'Italie, les Etats du Grand Seigneur, la Grèce, l'Egypte, la Palestine, l'Asie mineure. Possesseur d'une collection précieuse, il revint à Paris, en 1550, après trois ans d'absence, mit ses matériaux en ordre, et publia différents ouvrages" [Biographie Universelle]. Ces Observations rassemblent de nombreuses descriptions de la faune, flore, monuments, géographie et coutumes de Grèce, de Turquie et du Levant.La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 9h30 à 12h30 et de 13h30 à 19h00. Commandes par courriel ou téléphone. Envoi rapide, emballage soigné.

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        LES OBSERVATIONS DE PLUSIEURS SINGULARITEZ ET CHOSES MEMORABLES, trouvées en Grèce, Asie, Judée, Egypte, & autres pays estranges, rédigées en trois livres, par Pierre Belon du Mans. Reveuz de nouveau & augmentez de figures. Catalogue contenant les plus notables choses, est en la page suyvante.

      1588A Paris, Chez Hierosme de Marnef & la veufve Guillaume Cavellat, 1588. Petit in-quarto (165 X 222) veau marbré, double filet doré et guirlande dorée en place des nerfs, caissons dorés, pièce de titre maroquin grenat, encadrement de filet noir sur les plats, coupes filetées, tranches rouges (reliure XVIIIe) ; (1) f. blanc, titre, (11) ff. (épitre, préface, table et portrait), 468 pages, (1) f. (achevé d'imprimer et marque de l'imprimeur). Restaurations à deux angles et un mors. Exemplaire un peu court de marge en tête mais sans atteinte au texte, infime travail de vers dans la marge inférieure des premiers feuillets, à peine visible ; cerne de mouillure claire dans la marge inférieure des cinq premiers feuillets, minuscule manque de papier en pied des deux premiers feuillets (feuillet blanc et titre). INTÉRESSANTES RELATIONS DE VOYAGES À CARACTÈRE SCIENTIFIQUE, dues à Pierre BELON (1517-1564). Il s'agit de la SEULE EDITION de ce texte imprimée en lettres rondes. Elle est illustrée d'un portrait, de 42 gravures sur bois dans le texte et de 2 cartes à pleine-page (Abydus & Alexandrie). MANQUE, comme souvent, la carte dépliante des îles de Lemnos et du mont Athos qui n'apparait pas dans les autres éditions. Pierre BELON, célèbre naturaliste français, dont les travaux sur les poissons et les oiseaux sont à l'origine de l'anatomie comparée, rapporte avec beaucoup d'agrément des observations intéressantes sur les pays qu'il visite et les curiosités qu'il rencontre, qu'il s'agisse de la faune, de la flore, ou des habitants. Pierre BELON rêvait d'un voyage scientifique en Orient. Grâce à la protection et l'appui financier du Cardinal de Tournon, il put quitter la France en 1546. Il visita successivement la Grèce, l'île de Crète, Constantinople, l'île de Lemnos, la Thrace, la Macédoine, l'Asie Mineure, les îles de Chio, de Samos, de Rhodes, l'Egypte, la Palestine et la Syrie. Ce voyage, qui dura trois années, inspira la verve de Ronsard, pour lequel il prit les proportions et l'importance d'une exploration générale du globe. A son retour (1549), Belon consigna les résultats de son voyage dans un OUVRAGE REMARQUABLE, "Les Observations de plusieurs singularitez et choses mémorables [etc.]", qu'il publia en 1553 à Paris, chez Gilles Corrozet. L'auteur y donne des figures de plusieurs espèces d'oiseaux, de quadrupèdes et de reptiles (cinq gravures de serpents) ; il y représente la civette, l'ichneumon (rat de pharaon), le caméléon, le mouflon, un singe appelé "tartarin", le crocodile, le tatou, la girafe, etc. On y trouve, en outre, des détails curieux et exacts sur la géographie, sur les mœurs et les coutumes des peuples des pays qu'il a visités. Son ouvrage était, à l'époque de sa parution, l'OUVRAGE FRANCAIS LE PLUS DOCUMENTE SUR LE LEVANT. (Graesse, I, 331 - Brunet, I, 762 - Larousse, 524). BEL EXEMPLAIRE, frais, au corps d'ouvrage sans rousseurs. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        Antidotarium speciale, a Jo. Jacobo Vueckero basiliense. Ex opt. authorum tam veterum quàm recentiorum scriptis sideliter congestum, methodiceque digestum, & amplius triente auctum.

      Basileae, per Eusebium Episcopium, & Nicolai Frat. haeredes, 1588, 1588 2 textes en un fort volume in-folio, 6 ff., 475-(25) pp., marque d'imprimeur sur le titre / 358 pp., 13 ff. Reliure pleine peau retournée époque, dos à nerfs avec filets à froid, triple encadrement de filet à froid sur les plats(mouillures et piqures sur le premier texte). Relié à la suite : ARGENTERIO, Giovanni. Ioannis Argenterii medici de morbis, libri XIIII. Ad magnanimum principem cosmum medicem Florentinorum ducem. Librorum catalogum & quid accesserit ex secunda hac aeditione proxima docebit pagina. Florentiae, Laurentius Torrentinus, 1556. Belle impression typographique italienne, page de titre gravée dans un bel encadrement Renaissance, majuscules gravées sur bois, belle marque gravée sur le dernier feuillet. Johann Jacok Wecker est un médecin français né à Bâle en 1528, mort en 1586. Il commença à exercer la pratique de l'art médical avec succès, le dévouement dont il fit preuve pendant la peste de 1565 lui valut la place de premier médecin de la ville de Colmar. la publication d'un ouvrage intiutlé "Les secrets et merveilles de nature (De secretis libri XVII) en 1582 lui valut une condamnation, il fuit Colmar et retourne à Bâle. Giovanni Argenterio, (Jean Argentier) médecin à Lyon, puis Anvers, Professeur de médecine à Naples, Mondovi, puis Turin. - Né à Castelnuovo d'Asti en 1513, mort à Turin en 1572. Il doit sa réputation surtout à ses vases connaissances dans l'histoire des innombrables théories médicales. Il se fit remarquer aussi par ses injustes préventions contre Galien, qu'il attaque sans cesse dans ses nombreux écrits.

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