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        Schloß Horst.

      . Kupferstich v. Franz & Abraham Hogenberg b. Michael Frhr. von Aitzing, 1588, 18,5 x 28 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Hellwig, Franz Hogenberg - Abraham Hogenberg. Geschichtsblätter, Nr. 269. - Haus Horst mit der Kapitulation im Februar 1585. - Haus Horst umgeben von Ansichten von Gladbach, Kloster St. Nikolaus (Jüchen), Kleinenbroich u. Burg Liedberg (beide Korschenbroich).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        "Monachium utriusque Bavariae Civitas primar". Gesamtansicht von Südosten über die Isar.

      . Kol. Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg, 1588, 29 x 49 cm.. Lentner 1037; Slg. Proebst 77. - Mit gestochenen Erklärungen, zwei Tafeln mit lateinischen Distichen links und rechts und großer Löwenkartusche in der Mitte mit Widmung von Georg Hufnagel an Herzog Wilhelm V. - Wohl erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        De Substitutionibus Tractatus: Hanc Ultimarum Voluntatum Praecipuam...

      1588. Trentacinque, Alessandro [d. 1599]. De Substitutionibus Tractatus: Hanc Ultimarum Voluntatum Praecipuam Materiam, Aliarumque Omnium in Iure Difficillimam Distincte et Ordinate Atque Acutissime Explicans, Ut Omnes Tam in Scholis, Quam in Foro Versantes, Nihil Commodius, Nihil Utilius, Nihil Denique Opportunius Desiderare Queant. Cum Summariis et Indice Locupletissimis. Venice: Ex Officina Damiani Zenarij, 1588. [viii], 208 fols. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (12-1/2" x 9"). Contemporary vellum, raised bands and early hand-lettered title and somewhat later paper shelf label to spine. Some rubbing to extremities, rubbing to backstrip exposing bands, early vellum repairs to spine ends, joints and front hinge partially cracked but secure, minor worming to pastedowns. Title page with large woodcut vignette printed in red and black, woodcut head-piece and decorated initials. Small chips to fore-edges and faint stains of preliminaries. Toning to text, internally clean. * Only edition. Trentacinque, a gentleman scholar and jurist, addresses the Roman law of substitution, that is the conditional appointment of persons to act as heirs in case the original heirs fail to fulfill their role. It is an especially subtle area of the complicated Roman law of succession. 3 copies located in North America (at the Library of Congress, and UC-Berkeley and Harvard Law Schools). Censimento Nazionale Delle Edizioni Italiane del XVI Secolo (EDIT16) CNCE 39610..

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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau mit Belagerung i.J. 1566 ('Warhaffte abcontrafactur der Vestung Sacca/sampt ihrer gelegenheit und wie sie von den Waiuodischen ist erobert worden. - G S').

      . altkolorierter Holzschnitt v. Sebastian Münster n. G S aus Cosmographey. Oder beschreibung Aller Länder ... b. Sebastian Henric-Petri in Basel, 1588, 12,4 x 15,6 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Fauser, Repertorium älterer Topographie. Druckgraphik von 1486 bis 1750, Bd. II, S. 895, Nr. 15824; Szalai, Magyar varak, varosok, falvak metszeteken 1515-1800, S. 146 f., Zsaka 1578/2 u. Abb. 238.tabla; Burmeister, Seb. Münster Bibliographie, S. 71 f., Nr. 81. - Zeigt eine Ansicht von Zsaka aus der Vogelschau mit Belagerung im Jahre 1566. - Aus der 16. deutschen Ausgabe der Kosmographie von Sebastian Münster. - Rückseite Szigetvar. - Ganze Buchseite beidseitig koloriert!

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        Vogelschauplan.

      . altkolorierter Holzschnitt v. Sebastian Münster n. Heinrich Holzmüller aus Cosmographey. Oder beschreibung Aller Länder ... b. Sebastian Henric-Petri in Basel, 1588, 15,4 x 17,8 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Fauser, Repertorium älterer Topographie. Druckgraphik von 1486 bis 1750, Bd. I, S. 20, Nr. 358; Burmeister, Seb. Münster Bibliographie, S. 71 f., Nr. 81. - Zeigt Amsterdam aus der Vogelschau. - Oben rechts Stadtwappen; oben links die Signatur H.H. (= Heinr. Holzmüller) mit Schneidemesse darunter; unter der Vedute Erklärungen von A. - M. - Aus der 16. deutschen Ausgabe der Kosmographie von Seb. Münster. - Vorder- und Rückseite koloriert (Rückseite Thionville - Diedenhoven)! - Ganze Buchseite.

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        Annales Sultanorum Othmanidarum, a Turcis sua lingua scripti. Hieronymi Beck a Leopoldstorf studio et diligentia Constantinopoli advecti 1551 interprete Turcico Germanice translati

      Frankfurt/M. 1588 bei den Erben des Andreas Wechel, Cl. Marne & Joh. Aubry in 4to (21x16 cm). Einspalt. Druck (Index u. Tabellen: 2-spalt.) mit Zierleisten u. Initial. in Holzschn., Tit. mit springendem Pegasus über 2 sich kreuzenden Füllhörnern als Dr.-Marke (Heitz Taf. 61 Nr. 93). Einschl. Tit.: 4 nnff, 519, (1) pp u. genealog. Tafel (gefaltet) zwischen p 184 u. p 185. Vereinz. gebräunt u. etwas fleckig, zeitgenöss. Pgtbd mit Rschild u. span. Kanten, auf Vorsatz Exlibr. u. Besitzverm. d. Aristokr.-Familie v. Türkheim, sonst tadellos. - Lat. EA eines der wichtigsten Quellen- Werke zur osman./türk. Geschchte. Der Autor-Redactor-Übersetzer - Humanist, Jurist, Graecist u. Orientalist - zählt zu d. "gelehrtesten Männern d. 16. Jh., in Westfalen geboren u. v. gutem Adel" (Bayle). Rastlos tätig, das wissenschaftl. Fundament an den Universitäten Wittenb., Heidelberg u. Basel gelegt, dann sich einige Jahre an den Fürstenhöfen v. Savoyen in Turin u. d. Este in Ferrara aufgehalten, findet man den Autor im Gefolge v. aristokr. Bildungsreisenden wie der Barone von Kittlitz u. Karl von Zierotin (= Zerotin, 1564-1636, vgl ADB 45/208 ff - DBE X 659), immer bestrebt, 'über die Bücher hinaus die Welt vor Ort zu erfahren u. zu begreifen'. Dem östl. Europa (Byzanz u. d. Osman. Reich) gilt das ganze Interesse. Überall werden umfangr. Excerpte gemacht. Man findet ihn 1584 in der Reisebegl. des K.K. Gesandten Heinr.v.Liechtenstein-Nikolsburg (vgl. zur Familie: ADB XVIII 609 ff u. NDB XIV 513 ff) auf dem Weg zur Ottom. Pforte. Hier erfährt er v. der Handschr. einer türk. Chronik, die Hieron. Beck (lt.Titel: der Sohn v. Marcus Beck) v. Leopoldstorf 1551 v. Constantinopel mitgebracht hatte. Diese hatte bereits dessen Dolmetscher Johann Gaudier, alias Spiegel (vgl. Jöcher II 884), für den Kaiser übersetzt. In der deutschen Sprache blieben diese histor. Berichte aber der gelehrten Welt verborgen. Eine lat. Übersetzung war geboten, was der Autor selbst besorgte (interprete Turcico Germanice translati Latine redditos). Diese - jetzt: latein. - Chronik, die bis zum Jahre 1550 geht, bildet die Basis seines Buches (vgl pp 1-95). -.

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        WÜRZBURG: Beschreibung der Stadt Wirtzburg mit sampt dem Fürstlichen Schloß. Herbipolis. Würzpurg

      1588. Kolorierter Holzschnitt, Blatt: 41,5 x 34 cm, Darstellung: 39 x 27 cm. Kolorierte Vogelschauansicht von Würzburg aus der deutschen Ausgabe von "Cosmographia" von Sebastian Münster. Leicht gebräunt und fleckig, Rand mit winzigen Einrissen, ansonsten gut erhalten. Coloured bird's eye view of Würzburg from the German edition of "Cosmographia" by Sebastian Muenster. Slightly age-toned and stained, white margins with tiny tears, otherwise in a good condition.

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        Frisiae orientalis descriptio. Ioes Florianus describ. Kolorierte Kupferstichkarte bei Abraham Ortelius.

      Antwerpen: Abraham Ortelius, 1588.. 44x31 cm. Aus Abraham Ortelius "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum", zuerst 1579 erschienen, hier aus der spanischen Ausgabe von 1588. Mit 2 Rollwerkkartuschen, einer Windrose und 3 Segelschiffen. Mittig links das Druckprivileg "Cum priuilegio Imp. | et Reg. Mts ad | decennium .1579". Vgl. Van Den Broecke 82; Lutz Albers 1-03. Insgesamt sehr schönes Exemplar. // Nice example of Ortelius' map East Friesland, from the 1588 spanish edition of his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world. Includes a curious compass and three sailing vessels. A nice full color example with wide margins. / Unter Passepartout. /galerie

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        'Braband - Von dem Hertzogthumb Bra=band und seinen fürnembsten Stetten. - Cap. ccviij.':.

      . Altkolorierter Holzschnitt v. Sebastian Münster aus Cosmographey. Oder beschreibung aller Länder ... b. Sebastian Henric-Petri in Basel, 1588, 9,4 x 13,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Burmeister, Seb. Münster Bibliographie, S. 71 f., Nr. 81. - Die Karte zeigt das niederländische u. belgische Brabant (Herzogtum Brabant); im Zentrum der Karte Maastricht. - Mittig in der Karte Titel ('Braband'); oben mittig außerhalb der Karte zusätzliche 3spaltige deutsche Titelkopfleiste. - Rückseitig oben Vogelschauansicht von Aachen (Fauser, Nr. 3). - Aus der 16. deutschen Ausgabe der Kosmographie von Sebastian Münster. - Beidseitig koloriert! - Ganze Buchseite.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Hamburgum. Altkolorierter Kupferstich von 1588 aus dem großen Ansichtenwerk *Civitates Orbis Terrarum*. Gezeigt wird die Stadt Hamburg aus der Vogelschau ( Gesamtansicht ).

      1588.. Bildmaß der Darstellung: 32,5 x 47,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ). Hier die überaus seltene Vogelschaukarte aus dem Städteatlas *Civitates Orbis Terrarum* des Geistlichen Georg Braun (1541-1622) und des Kupferstechers Franz Hogenberg (1535-1590). Für den 1588 in Köln erschienenen vierten Band der *Civitates* ließen die beiden Herausgeber eine Vogelschau von Hamburg erstellen, nachdem im ersten Band von 1572 lediglich eine Seitenansicht der Stadt präsentiert wurde. Dieser hier vorliegende sehr seltene Kupferstich-Plan zeigt Hamburg um das Jahr 1587 von Südosten her mit der Sankt Jacobi-Kirche noch ohne ihren neuen Turm von 1587/1589 und dem Gebiet der Neustadt (hier im oberen Bildteil zu sehen ) noch außerhalb des Stadtwalls. Im Norden die Alster, rechterhand oben einige wenge Häuser in St. Georg. Kurz nach Erscheinen des vierten Bandes der lateinischen Ausgabe ging vermutlich die Kupferplatte des Hamburg-Plans verloren, so dass für die deutsche Ausgabe von 1590 eine neue Vogelschau gezeichnet und gestochen wurde, die sich wesentlich von der ersten ( hier vorliegenden ) unterscheidet. Das Blatt mit 2 Kartuschen am oberen Bildrand ( incl. Städtewappen ) sowie Titel, am unteren Bildrand links unten eine Bildlegende mit 10 angeführten Positionen, zur Mitte am Unterrand eine Figurengruppe von 4 Personen, rechts außen am Bildrand eine Kartusche mit 2 stehenden Figuren. Die Elbe mit zahlreichen Schiffen. Das Blatt in schönem Altkolorit. Unter Passepartout und Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 56 x 69 cm ). Das Blatt gering stockfleckig - von guter Erhaltung. Das Passepartout stärker stockfleckig, der Rahmen gering bestoßen. ( Bitte beachten: Hier kein Versand wegen Bruchgefahr - hier nur Selbstabholung in meinem Ladengeschäft ). ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        Rotterdam. Roterdamvm, Hollandiae in ostio ...

      Cologne, Gottfried von Kempen, 1588. "Rotterdam. Roterdamvm, Hollandiae in ostio Roteri flu. Opp. Magni illius Desiderij Erasmi Patria". Orig. copper-engraving from G. Braun's and F. Hogenberg's "Civitates Orbis Terarrum". Published in Cologne by Gottfried von Kempen, 1588. Original old colouring. With ornamental title-cartouche, 2 figures, a coat-of-arms and many ships. 28,5:39,5 cm.. Koeman IV, map 3773, ed. 41:1-3 (1588 B&H 4). - A birds-eye-view of Rotterdam.

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Karel Krenek]
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        Seravallum celeberrimum Marchiae Tarvisinae in Agro Forojuliensi opp. (idum).

      Dal ?Civitates Orbis Terrarum?, Colonia, 1588 circa. Incisione in rame, colore d?epoca, cm 33,7 x 48,8 (alla lastra) più margini; ricco cartiglio centrale riccamente ornato e con didascalia descrittiva, titolo in alto, ai lati del cartiglio e tra due stemmi laterali; testo latino al verso. George Braun (1541 - 1622), chierico di Colonia, è stato il principale curatore del ?Civitates Orbis Terrarum?, per la prima volta pubblicato a Colonia nel 1572, poi edito ad Anversa e a Colonia fino al 1618, anno in cui apparve il sesto e ultimo volume. Queste le principali edizioni: 1572, vol. I; 1575, vol. II; 1581 vol. III; 1588 ca. vol. IV; 1598 ca. vol. V; 1618 vol. VI. Questi volumi vennero pubblicati originariamente in latino, e poi ristampati in tedesco e in francese. Il volume VI comprendeva un?edizione di piante supplementari. Dopo il 1618 le lastre divennero di proprietà di Abraham Hogenberg, il quale si incaricò delle successive riedizioni. Alla sua morte, le lastre vennero acquistate da Jan Jansson il quale, usandole come base, pubblicò un?edizione in otto volumi, riedita a sua volta negli anni successivi. Veduta della città con resa prospettica. Per Serravalle transitava una parte dei traffici commerciali che intercorrevano fra l?Europa centrale e Venezia e qui avevano sede celebri fonderie specializzate nella costruzione delle campane e fabbriche d?armi, come ricorda anche Georg Braun nel commento alla pianta di Serravalle dello stesso ?Civitates?: ?celebrem armorum obellicorum officinam, pannorumque, vim ac frumenti negotiatione inclytum emporium.. perpetuos habet montes, per quos Germani Serauallum, emporium illis gratissimum, frequentant..?. Buon esemplare a pieni margini e in tenue ma bella coloritura.

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        M. Tvllii Ciceronis Opera omnia : Praeter hactenus vulgatam Dionysii Lambini editionem, accesserunt D. Gothofredi IC. Not[a]e: in queis Variae lectiones prope infinit[a]e: Synopses generales & speciales... adiect[a]e ...

      (Lyon) Lvgdvni, Sumptibus Sybillae a Porta, M.D. LXXXVIII 1588.. 1. Auflage, die von Godefroy besorgt wurde. Vgl. Schweiger II, 105/106 Bd.1: [4] Bl., 436 Sp., [1] Bl., 958 Sp., Bd.2.: [1] Bl., 714 Sp., 640 [39] Bl. Index: Zweispaltiger Druck, die Anmerkungen als Marginalien. 24 x 17 cm, Orig.-Hldr.Bde. auf 5 falschen Bünden. EB stark berieben und bestoßen, Gelenke und Bindung fest. mit wenigen Eintragungen von alter Hand. beide Bde: Abgeschnittene Fehlstelle am 1. unbedruckten Vorsatz. Papier durchgehend altersbed. schwach fleckig. Rotschnitt weitgehend verblaßt.. Komplette seltene erste Ausgabe der Cicero-Ausgabe von Godefroy.: [Hrsg.] Denis Godefroy, eigentlicher Name von Dionysius Gothofredus * 17. Oktober 1549 in Paris; 7. September 1622 in Straßburg, französischer Rechtswissenschaftler. Ab 1604 Rektor der Universität Heidelberg; siehe auch: ADB. Band 9, S. 448f. Er stützte sich in seiner Ausgabe im wesentlichen auf Lambin. (1566) Lambin, Denys *1520-1572*

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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau ('Von der Bischofflichen Statt Utrecht.').

      . altkolorierter Holzschnitt v. Sebastian Münster aus Cosmographey. Oder beschreibung Aller Länder ... b. Sebastian Henric-Petri in Basel, 1588, 12,6 x 15,7 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Fauser, Repertorium Älterer Topographie, Bd. II, S. 818, Nr. 14517; Burmeister, Seb. Münster Bibliographie, S. 71 f., Nr. 81. - Zeigt eine Gesamtansicht von Utrecht aus der Vogelschau. - Oben mittig über der Ansicht Vedutentitel; in der Ansicht oben rechts u. links Wappen. - Aus der 16. deutschen Ausgabe der Kosmographie von Seb. Münster. - Beidseitig koloriert! - Ganze Buchseite.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Bericht von den alten Riesen und Hewnen, Auch was man noch heutiges Tages etwan vbriges von inen finde, darneben auch von denen Leuten, welche ihrer wunder grossen Sterke halben, den Riesen nicht vngleich geachtet werden, etc. Im Latein vom Herrn Iohan. Cassione von Monstrohl in Frankreich beschrieben, Jetzt aber dem Deutschen Leser zu gute durch M. Johan Vogel von Dreßden versetzet.

      Görlitz, A. Fritsch, 1588.. 4°. Großer Titelholzschnitt in rot und schwarz, 39 unnummerierte Blätter. Neuer Pergamentband.. Wohl einzige deutsche Ausgabe, die lateinische Originalausgabe erschien 1580 in Basel. - VD 16, C 2072; BM, German Books 198; Rosenthal 4250; nicht bei Adams. Das Werk behandelt in erster Linie die Riesen und starken Männer in der heiligen Schrift und im klassischen Altertum, doch werden gelegentlich auch Figuren des Mittelalter erwähnt, stellenweise mit Bezug auf Gräberfunde des 15. Jahrhunderts. Ein eigenes Kapitel (das 6.) ist den "Riesen oder sehr grossen Leuten zu vnsern Zeiten" gewidmet. Der dekorative Titelholzschnitt zeigt den Kampf zwischen David und Goliath. - Einige Lagen etwas gebräunt, sonst sehr gut erhalten.

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        De thermis libri septem. In quo agitur de universa aquarum natura, deque earum differentiis omnibus, ac mistionibus cum terris, cum ignibus, cum metallis. De terrestris ignis natura nova tractatio.

      Venedig, F. Valgrisi, 1588.. Folio. 2 (1 doppelblattgr.) Holzschnitte, (24 Bl.), 492 S., (1 Bl.). Alter Pergamentband mit 2 Rückenschildern und Rückenvergoldung.. Zweite erweiterte Ausgabe, erstmals 1571 erschienen. - BM, Italian Books 66; Durling 427; Hirsch/H. I, 270; Simon, Bibl. Bacchia II, 66, Duveen 35 und Ferchl 18. - "This is the classical work on mineral waters, dealing with all the spas of the then know world" (Duveen). - "Ein Werk voll klassischer Gelehrsamkeit und allseitiger 30jähriger Studien über die ganze Hydrologie. Die allgemeine Balneologie ist darin so umfassend ausgeführt, wie sie sich vielleicht nirgendwo, selbst in keiner Schrift der neuesten Zeit behandelt findet" (Lersch, Geschichte der Balneologie 182/83). - "Bacci ne donne pas seulement une liste des eaux thermales connues au XVIe siecle, mais il fait aussi l'eloge d'un certain nombre de vins" (Simon). - Der doppelblattgroße Holzschnitt zeigt einen Grundriß der Thermen des Diokletian. - Breitrandiges Exemplar mit zahlreichen gedruckten Marginalien. Titel und fliegender Vorsatz mit überklebtem Besitzvermerk. Teils etwas wasserrandig, gelegentlich gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. Insgesamt jedoch sehr gut erhalten.

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        (Opera). Commentarii ab Aldo Manutio Paulii F. Aldi N. emendati et scholiis illustrati. Mit 8 (6 blattgr.) Textholzschnitten und 2 gefalt. Holzschnitt-Karten sowie Holzschnitt-Druckermarke auf dem Titel und zahlr. Holzschnitt-Initialen.

      Venedig, Fioravante Prati 1588.. Pgt. d. Zt. mit RSch. 8vo. 92 nn. Bll., 608 S., 126 nn. Bll. - Index Aurel. 128.822. - Edit 16, CNCE 8194. - Schweiger I, 44. - Nicht im BM STC und bei Adams. - Nachdruck der Aldine von 1575. Hübsche Ausgabe, die Nachschnitte mit Darstellungen von technischen Apparaten und Einrichtungen, Fortifikationen und Fabelwesen, die Karten zeigen Spanien und Frankreich. - Vereinz. etw. gebräunt, erste 3 Bll. mit kl. Randschaden, 1 Bl. gelöst, Kopfsteg knapp beschnitten, Bindung tls. leicht gelockert. Vord. Innengelenk ausgebessert (erste 3 Bll. mit Klebspur im Bund), Rücken wurmstichig. - Venetian edition by Fioravante Prati, based on the Aldus edition from 1575. With 2 folding woodcut maps of Spain and France, 8 (6 full-page) woodcuts in text, woodcut printer's device on title and numerous fine woodcut initials. Contemp. vellum with label on spine. - Here and there browned, first 3 leaves with small marginal defect, 1 leaf detached, upper margin cropped close, inner binding slightly loosened in places. Front hinge mended (first 3 leaves with glue trace in the gutter), spine with traces of worming..

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        Quattro comedie [...] Cio' e Il Marescaleo, 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.. 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 in Venice in 1553) 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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        Dortmvnd." Gesamtansicht von Norden

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg 1588: . Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg 1588. 17x44 cm. - Fritz S. 12ff. - Nur blasse Farben, schmale Rändchen, rechts berieben, kurzer Papierausriss und Eckabriss rechts ergänzt.

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        'Syria/Cypern/Palestina/Mesopotamia/Babylonia/zwey Arabia/mit Bergen/Wässern und Stetten.':.

      . Holzschnitt v. Sebastian Münster aus Cosmographey. Oder beschreibung Aller Länder ... b. Sebastian Henric-Petri in Basel, 1588, 32 x 36 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Burmeister, Seb. Münster Bibliographie, S. 71 f., Nr. 81. - Zeigt Israel/Palästina mit Zypern u. den umliegenden Ländern. - Über der Karte Titelkopfleiste. - Oben links und am unteren Rand jeweils eine Kartusche mit Erklärungen. - Aus der 16. deutschen Ausgabe der Kosmographie von Seb. Münster.

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        Chios

      Cologne, Braun, Georg - Hogenberg, Franz, 1588. "Chios". Orig. copper-engraving from G. Braun's and F. Hogenberg's "Civitates Orbis Terarrum". Published in Cologne by Gottfried von Kempen, 1588. With engraved title, ornamental title-cartouche ("Chios Maris Aegaei eiusdem nominis Insulae Civitas") and many ships. 32,5:46,5 cm.. Koeman IV, map 881, ed. 41:1-3 (1588 B&H 4). - A view of the city of Chios on the Greek island of the same name.

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        Les oeuvres de Q. Horace Flacce, latin et francois. De la traduction nouvelle de Robert et Anthoinele Chevallier d'Agneaux, freres, de Vire en Normandie.

      Paris, Guillaume Auvray 1588.. 3 Tle. in 1 geb. / 3 parties en 1 vol. kl.-8°. 8 nn. Bll., 93 num. Bll., 1 nn Bl., 68 num. Bll., 68 num. Bll. Mit Titelvign. Ldr. d. 19. Jhdts. Mit Gold- u. Blindpräg auf Rücken u. beiden Buchdeckeln, Steh- u. Innenkantenvergoldung, Vollgoldschn.. Brunet, III, 328 - 2. Teil: Les Sermons ou satyres de Q. Horace Flacce. Paris, Auvray 1588. - 3. Teil: Le premier livre des epistres de Q. Horace Flacce. (La 2e partie a un titre particulier. vgl. Bibl. National de France). Durchgängig in Französisch/Lateinisch.

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        Neuw Kreuterbuch/ Mit schönen/ kuenstlichen vnd leblichen Figuren vnnd Conterfeyten/ aller Gewächß der Kreuter/ Wurtzeln/ Blumen / Früchte/ Getreyd/ Gewürtz/ der Bäume/ Stauden vnd Hecken/ so in Teutschen und Welschen Landen/ auch deren so im Gelobten Landt auff dem Berg Synai/ inn Hispanien/ Ost vnnd West Indien/ oder in der neuwen Welt wachsen/ vnd zu vnser Zeit gepflantzt werden/ mit eygentlicher Beschreibung derselben/ auch deren Vnderscheidt/ Krafft vnd Wirckung/ sampt ihren rechten Namen in mancherley Sprachen/ darinn auff 3000. Gewächß beschrieben vnd angezeigt wer=den/ dergleichen vormals in keiner Sprach nie ans Liecht oder in Druck kommen. Darinn viel vnd mancherley heylsamer Artzeney/ vor allerley innerlichen und eusserlichen Kranckheiten vnnd Gebrechen ... beschrieben. Das andere Theyl ... Alles dirigirt vnd vollbracht durch Nicolavm Bravn.

      Franckfurt am Mayn (Frankfurt), (Nicolaum Basseum), 1588 - 1591.. 2 Bände. 2° (39 cm). Titel + 21 n.n. Bll. + 818 S. + 13 n.n. Bll., 6 n.n. Bll. + 822 [=823] + 1 S., 20 n.n. Bll. Geprägter OLd. der Zeit, auf fünf Bünden, mit Wappensupralibros.. VD 16 T 826, 827. Nissen BBI 930. Mit weit über 2000 sorgfältig ausgearbeitetn Holzschnitten. Titelblatt des ersten Bandes mit gestalteter Bordüre, Titelblatt des zweiten Bandes in Rot und Schwarz gedruckt. Einheitlich gebunden, mit einem Wappensupralibros (ehemals golden, jetzt nachgedunkelt) und dem Monogramm "P.E.F.". - Exlibris a. V., etw. tintenfleckig, papierbedingte Oxidation, stockfleckig, Bd. 2: T. m. alter Restaurierung, stockfleckig, S. 366f. Rand m. Fleck. Gbrsp. der Zeit. Schließbänder fehlen. - Jakob Theodor, (um 1525 - um 1590), wird erstmals 1545 als Schüler Hieronymus Bocks in Hornbach erwähnt, wurde 1549 Leibarzt des Grafen Philipp III. von Nassau-Saarbrücken-Weilburg und studierte seit 1562 in Heidelberg. Seit 1564 war er Leibarzt des Bischofs von Speyer, Marquard von Hattstein, und wurde 1573 zum Dr. med. promoviert. Sein bedeutendstes Werk ist das 1588 erschienene Neuwe vollkommentlich Kreuterbuch. (DBE) - With more than 2000 wood cuts. Title page of the first volume with an ornamental border. Both volumes bound in the same manner, with an heradic supraexlibros. Tabernaemontanus has been a disciple of Hiernoymus Bock, also called Tragus.

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        Gesamtansicht aus der halben Vogelschau ('Wahre Abcontrafehtung der Statt Zara. - Zara inn Dalmatia.').

      . altkolorierter Holzschnitt v. Sebastian Münster aus Cosmographey. Oder beschreibung aller Länder ... b. Sebastian Henric-Petri in Basel, 1588, 12,5 x 15,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Fauser, Repertorium älterer Topographie. Druckgraphik von 1486 bis 1750, Bd. II, S. 894, Nr. 15811; Burmeister, Seb. Münster Bibliographie, S. 71 f., Nr. 81. - Zeigt eine Gesamtansicht aus der halben Vogelschau. - Oben mittig über der Ansicht deutsche Titelkopfleiste; rechts neben der Ansicht zusätzlicher Ansichtentitel ('Zara inn Dalmatia.'). - Frühe Vedute in tadelloser Erhaltung aus der 16. deutschen Ausgabe der Kosmographie von Seb. Münster. - Beidseitig koloriert! - Ganze Buchseite.

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        Gesamtansicht ('Chios. - Chios Maris Aegaei eiusdem nominis Insulae Ciuitas.').

      . kolorierter Kupferstich v. Braun & Hogenberg aus Civitates Orbis Terrarum ..., 1588, 32 x 46 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Fauser 2605; Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, B & H 4, 57. - Zeigt die Hauptstadt Chios (Hios) auf der Insel Chios im nördl. Ägäischen Meer. - Unten rechts Titelkartusche; oben mittig zusätzlicher Kopftitel. - Dekorative Vedute der Hafenstadt Chios.

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        Les observations de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables, trouvees en Grece, Asie, Iudee, Egypte, Arabie, & autres pays estranges, redigees 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. Cauellat, 1588. 4to. [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. His 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. Some light, mostly marginal spotting but mostly clean. A fine copy in an attractive binding. Brunet, 4533 p. 762; Nissen ZBI, 304..

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        XV. Bücher Von dem Feldbau und recht volkommener Wolbestellung eines bekömliche Landsitzes... Maierhofs oder Landguts. Sampt allem was demselben Nutzes und Lusts halben anhängig... von Melchiore Sebizio... inn Teutsch gebracht...

      1588. Strassburg, Bernard Jobin, 1588. Folio (315 x 215mm). pp. (16), 773, (1), (38). Title with woodcut border printed in black and red and about 30 woodcuts in the text. Contemporary blind ruled and stamped pigskin. The enlargement from the original seven to fifteen books. The publisher Bernard Jobin had first published the enlargement in 1587. The first German edition of this famous work on agriculture, gardening and cattle raising was also published by Jobin, in 1579. It was first published as 'Praedium rusticum' 1554 by Carolus Stephanus (French Charles Estienne). An amazingly popular French version 'L'agriculture et maison rustique' was first published in Paris 1564, translated by his son-in-law, Jean Liebault, it became a Renaissance bestseller with at least 80 editions by the fall of Napoleon. The work was translated into the English, German, Dutch, Italian and Scandinavian languages. It is a veritable encyclopedia of country living, with large sections on orchards and fruit. Charles Estienne belonged to the famous dynasty of Parisian printers, he was however a poor businessman and died imprisoned in 1561 at the Chatelet. "Dieser Übersetzung lag eine der Ausgaben von Charles Estienne et Jean Liebault, 'L'Agriculture et maison rustique' zugrunde, die bereits Jean de Clamorgans 'La chasse du loup' als Anhang hatte und zwischen 1567 und 1578 erschienen ist" (Lindner 563.01). The fine woodcuts are after Tobias Stimmer, J. Amman a.o. probably cut by the printer Bernard Jobin himself. First few leaves with some minor worming at the lower margin. Provenance: Bookplate of Bibliotheca Tiliana and library stamp of Biblioteka Julinska on second leaf. Lindner 563.04; VD 16E 4002..

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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.. 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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        Ein vast schönes und nutzliches Buech von der Roßartzney.

      Augsburg, M. Manger, 1588.. Gestochenes Titelblatt, 10 Blatt, 440 (recte 439) Seiten. 28,5 x 21,5 cm. Perfekt restaurierter Lederband im Stil der Zeit mit altem Material, mit reicher Rücken- und Deckelgoldprägung, im Pappschuber.. Erste Ausgabe. VD 16 S 6115. - Der Autor Mang Seutter (gest. nach 1584) war Tierarzt und Stallmeister des Marx Fugger. Das Buch enthält zahlreiche Rezepte gegen Pferdekrankheiten. - Das letzte Textblatt mit kleiner hinterlegter Fehlstelle. Teils finger- oder stockfleckig. Der prächtige Einband tadellos erhalten. Wunderschönes Exemplar. - First edition. Horse pharmacopoeia penned by Mang Seutter, equerry of Marx Fugger at Augsburg. - Browned and soiled. Superb, decorated, leather binding, professionally restored in the style of the period.

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        LES OBSERVATIONS DE PLUSIEURS SINGULARITEZ ET CHOSES MEMORABLES, TROUVEES EN GRECE, ASIE, IUDEE, EGYPTE, ARABIE, & AUTRES PAYS ESTRANES, redigees en trois livres, par Pierre Belon du Mans. Reveuz de nouveau & augmentez de Figures

      Paris, chez Hierosme de Marnef, & la veufve Guillaume Cavellat, 1588.: . Paris, chez Hierosme de Marnef, & la veufve Guillaume Cavellat, 1588.. 1588 (first published in Paris in 1553), small 4to, approximately 230 x 155 mm, 9¼ x 6 inches, publisher's pictorial device on title page showing pelican feeding her young, portrait of the author on i4v, 43 woodcut illustrations in the text of animals, plants, people and 2 maps, the Hellespont (page 173) and Alexandria (page 206), large folding map of the Isle of Lemnos and Mount Athos, the lower portion where joined is a very good printed facsimile on old paper, FOLDING PLATE OF ST CATHERINE'S MONASTERY MISSING (should be at page 283), decorated and historiated head- and tailpieces and initials, pages: [xxiv], 468, [2 - colophon and on verso a different publisher's device], collation: a4, e4, i4, A-3N4, bound in moderned full panelled calf, gilt raised bands to spine, richly gilt in compartments, gilt lettered red morocco label, old red speckling to edges, new endpapers. Occasional very slight light browning to margins, otherwise contents clean. A very good copy (lacking 1 plate as noted). The large folding map of Lemnos and Athos is often missing, it is not called for in earlier editions. Pierre Belon was a French naturalist, (circa 1517 -1574). He studied medicine in Paris, where he took the degree of doctor, and then became a pupil of the botanist Valerius Cordus (1515-1544) at Wittenberg University, with whom he travelled in Germany. On his return to France he was taken under the patronage of Cardinal de Tournon, who provided him with the means for undertaking an extensive scientific journey. Starting in 1546, he travelled through Greece, Asia Minor, Egypt, Arabia and Palestine, and returned in 1549. In his book he describes the flora and fauna he encounters on his journey, antiquities and towns, and also the peoples and their lives and customs. Many illustrations show unusual animals and plants, 5 are of snakes, 1 shows a small dragon, the only one not based on observation. See: Sefik E.Atabey, The Ottoman World, Volume 1, page 47; Sotheby's, Earls of Macclesfield Catalogue, Part 12, 4337; Brunet I, 762; The Library of Henry Myron Blackmer II, page 18. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        [AUTOGRAPH REPORT, SIGNED, DESCRIBING HIS SERVICE TO THE CROWN, HIS ADVENTURES, AND THE MALICE OF THE VICEROY OF NEW SPAIN, ALVARO MANRIQUE DE ZUNIGA]

      [Mexico]. 1588.. 60pp. Folio. Folded sheets, stitched. Top 1 1/2 inches of each leaf lacking from insect damage and damp. Minor soiling else. In a clear and legible hand. About very good. In a half morocco box. An interesting contemporary manuscript account written by Captain Martin de Herrera describing the misdeeds and abuses of the Viceroy of New Spain, don Alvaro Manrique de Zuniga, Marquis de Villamanrique, as well as Herrera's exploits in the New World. The DICCIONARIO UNIVERSAL DE HISTORIA DE GEOGRAFIA states: "This Viceroy, brother of the Duke of Bejar and a member of one of the most illustrious families of Spain, took up office on 17th October, 1585, and resigned in February 1590. He had bitter contentions with the Dominican, Franciscan and Augustinian Provincials over the question of compliance with the King's instructions with regard to the secularisation of the curacies which those orders administered.... In 1587 Sir Francis Drake seized the ship Santa Ana off the coast of California, bearing merchandise from China and Japan. Drake had travelled the Pacific previously, causing damage to the provinces of Jalisco and Sinaloa. The Viceroy had ordered the ships at Acapulco to be in readiness and nominated Dr. Palacios as head of the expedition, but although these ships pursued the English, they were unable to find them. "Grave questions arose between the Viceroy and the Audiencia at Guadalajara on judicial matters, which led to a rising of the troops on both sides. The news of these differences was probably exaggerated, but caused much uneasiness at the Court of Spain, which feared civil war, for which reason they hastened to remove the Marquis de Villamanrique from the supreme command, and appointed as Inspector (Visitador) the Bishop of Puebla, Do Diego Romano, who treated the Marques very harshly, ordering his property to be seized, even to the wearing apparel of the Marquesa; but although the Council for the Indies ordered the embargo to be removed, the Marquis died in Madrid without having recovered his property." This report, which gives the other version of the matter, is methodically divided into 101 paragraphs and describes in minute detail all his trespasses: the indignities to which he subjected the high ecclesiastical and other officials; his high-handed attitude in dismissing certain members of the Treasury, replacing competent administrators with his own servants; and a full catalogue of his iniquities. The writer states that he is not prompted by malice, but rather by an honest desire to serve his king and country's interests in reporting these incidents. The Governor began his campaign of annoyance by issuing orders before he had been properly sworn in as Viceroy. He then proceeded to dismiss as many officials as he pleased, in defiance of the King's express wishes, and appointed his own friends in the vacated positions. He ordered that Don Diego Caballero, a priest who reported certain irregularities to the Visitador, should be arrested and sent to Acapulco for banishment to Peru; he subsequently rescinded the order, and, to the indignation of the people, had the priest conveyed back to San Juan de Ulloa in a wooden cage, in which he passed through the Indian encampments and infected areas "with no other object in view than that this honored and esteemed priest should die under such conditions." Herrera was a particular bete-noir of the Viceroy, having been one of the principal informants against him. He states how he called on the Viceroy and told him that he had been "a respected resident of that city for twenty- five years, and had in every way served His Majesty (Philip II), helping to guard the city of Mexico with his arms and horses..."; and how he was at the port of San Juan de Ulloa when the corsair Juan Aquines [Hawkins] took it; and how he was amongst those who defended the port of Acapulco "against the corsair, Francisco Draque [Drake] when he sailed the Pacific." He relates how his ancestor, Captain Juan de Herrera had died in the service of the King, at Castelnovo; how his uncle, Francisco de Herrera, had arrested Francis I of France, and how his father's three brothers had died one day in the service of the Emperor (Charles V); and how he had been amongst the conquerors of the Philippines. His efforts to obtain permission to travel, the Viceroy ordered him to be arrested, his house searched and many of his papers seized. Herrera escaped, however, leaving behind his wife and children, and tried to board one of the ships of the Spanish fleet. Arriving at Tlaxcala, however, he sought sanctuary at the Franciscan monastery of Atiliqueza, where the Viceroy;s men ran him to ground, with warrants to seize him whether he happened to be in a monastery or a church. He was therefore obliged to flee to a place where the Viceroy had no authority. This lengthy report also includes a most interesting relation of the vicissitudes of Martin de Herrera and his brother, Diego; and of their efforts to enlist the sympathy of the Consejo de Indias. A fascinating contemporary accounting of sixteenth-century Spanish America. MAGGS, BIBLIOTECA AMERICANA III, 2652 (1925), this manuscript, then offered for the equivlant of $255.

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        AUTOGRAPH REPORT, SIGNED, DESCRIBING HIS SERVICE TO THE CROWN, HIS ADVENTURES, AND THE MALICE OF THE VICEROY OF NEW SPAIN, ALVARO MANRIQUE DE ZUNIGA].

      [Mexico]. 1588. - 60pp. Folio. Folded sheets, stitched. Top 1 1/2 inches of each leaf lacking from insect damage and damp. Minor soiling else. In a clear and legible hand. About very good. In a half morocco box. An interesting contemporary manuscript account written by Captain Martin de Herrera describing the misdeeds and abuses of the Viceroy of New Spain, don Alvaro Manrique de Zuniga, Marquis de Villamanrique, as well as Herrera's exploits in the New World. The DICCIONARIO UNIVERSAL DE HISTORIA DE GEOGRAFIA states: "This Viceroy, brother of the Duke of Bejar and a member of one of the most illustrious families of Spain, took up office on 17th October, 1585, and resigned in February 1590. He had bitter contentions with the Dominican, Franciscan and Augustinian Provincials over the question of compliance with the King's instructions with regard to the secularisation of the curacies which those orders administered. In 1587 Sir Francis Drake seized the ship Santa Ana off the coast of California, bearing merchandise from China and Japan. Drake had travelled the Pacific previously, causing damage to the provinces of Jalisco and Sinaloa. The Viceroy had ordered the ships at Acapulco to be in readiness and nominated Dr. Palacios as head of the expedition, but although these ships pursued the English, they were unable to find them. "Grave questions arose between the Viceroy and the Audiencia at Guadalajara on judicial matters, which led to a rising of the troops on both sides. The news of these differences was probably exaggerated, but caused much uneasiness at the Court of Spain, which feared civil war, for which reason they hastened to remove the Marquis de Villamanrique from the supreme command, and appointed as Inspector (Visitador) the Bishop of Puebla, Do Diego Romano, who treated the Marques very harshly, ordering his property to be seized, even to the wearing apparel of the Marquesa; but although the Council for the Indies ordered the embargo to be removed, the Marquis died in Madrid without having recovered his property." This report, which gives the other version of the matter, is methodically divided into 101 paragraphs and describes in minute detail all his trespasses: the indignities to which he subjected the high ecclesiastical and other officials; his high-handed attitude in dismissing certain members of the Treasury, replacing competent administrators with his own servants; and a full catalogue of his iniquities. The writer states that he is not prompted by malice, but rather by an honest desire to serve his king and country's interests in reporting these incidents. The Governor began his campaign of annoyance by issuing orders before he had been properly sworn in as Viceroy. He then proceeded to dismiss as many officials as he pleased, in defiance of the King's express wishes, and appointed his own friends in the vacated positions. He ordered that Don Diego Caballero, a priest who reported certain irregularities to the Visitador, should be arrested and sent to Acapulco for banishment to Peru; he subsequently rescinded the order, and, to the indignation of the people, had the priest conveyed back to San Juan de Ulloa in a wooden cage, in which he passed through the Indian encampments and infected areas "with no other object in view than that this honored and esteemed priest should die under such conditions." Herrera was a particular bete-noir of the Viceroy, having been one of the principal informants against him. He states how he called on the Viceroy and told him that he had been "a respected resident of that city for twenty- five years, and had in every way served His Majesty (Philip II), helping to guard the city of Mexico with his arms and horses."; and how he was at the port of San Juan de Ulloa when the corsair Juan Aquines [Hawkins] took it; and how he was amongst those who defended the port of Acapulco "against the corsair, Francisco Draque [Drake] when he sailed the Pacific." He relates how his ancestor, Captain Juan de Herr

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        Soest." Gesamtansicht von Südwesten

      Kolorierter Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg 1588. 32.5x47.5 cm. - Westfalia Picta IV, 346 - Die dekorative grosse Ansicht.

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        Historiae Augustae scriptores latini minores; qui Augustorum, Necnon et Caesarum Tyrannorumque in Romano Imperio vitas ad posteritatem litterarum monumentis propagarunt.

      Francofurdi: Andreae Wecheli, 1588. (16),886,(2) pp. First volume only. Last leaf (corrigenda) and titlepage restored with minor textloss to back of titlepage. Binding restored with old blindstamped boards preserved and new leather spine with five raised bands. Old endpapers preserved. 34 x 21 cm

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        LO' NFARINATO SECONDO, OVVERO DELLO 'NFARINATO ACCADEMICO DELLA CRUSCA. RISPOPSTA AL LIBRO INTITOLATO, REPLICA DI CAMILLO PELLEGRINI.

      IN FIRENZE, ANTON PADOVANI, 1588 In-8°ITALIANO Legatura novecentesca in piena pergamena, dorso liscio senza indicazioni, tagli spruzzati policromi in epoca settecentesca. Frontespizio con marca tipografica silografata raffigurante emblema della Crusca (il buratto), 14 pagine non numerate di introduzione, 398 pagine numerate, 48 pagine non numerate per le Lettere. Iniziali is oriate. Precedono il testo una dedica dell'autore al Principe Donno Alfonso II d'Este e un avviso sia del Segretario dell'Accademia della Crusca sia di Camillo Pellegrino""ai Lettori"" Prima edizione dell'opera del Salviati (1540-1589) che, come nella ""Risposta all'Apologia di T. Tasso"" (1585), critica pedantemente la ""Gerusalemme liberata del Tasso"" traendo spunto dalla replica di Camillo Pellegrino al suo saggio del 1585. L'autore, con lo pseudonimo di Infarinato, fu tra i promotori dell'Accademia della Crusca"

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        Frisiae orientalis descriptio. Ioes Florianus describ., Kolorierte Kupferstichkarte bei Abraham Ortelius.

      Antwerpen: Abraham Ortelius, 1588 - 44x31 cm Aus Abraham Ortelius "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum", zuerst 1579 erschienen, hier aus der spanischen Ausgabe von 1588. Mit 2 Rollwerkkartuschen, einer Windrose und 3 Segelschiffen. Mittig links das Druckprivileg "Cum priuilegio Imp. | et Reg. Mts ad | decennium .1579". Vgl. Van Den Broecke 82; Lutz Albers 1-03. Insgesamt sehr schönes Exemplar. // Nice example of Ortelius` map East Friesland, from the 1588 spanish edition of his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world. Includes a curious compass and three sailing vessels. A nice full color example with wide margins. / Unter Passepartout. /galerie Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100

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        De Hispanorum primogeniorum origene ac natura Libri Quatour. Authore Ludovico de Molina, Iurisconsulto Hispano,in summo regnorum Castellasenatu,gratiae et iustitiae consiliario, ac Philippi II.Invictissimi et Potentisimi Regis legato pro Regni .

      Sumptibus Petri Landry, Lugduni 1588 - encuadernación tapa acartonada con piel de época, con 6 nervios y florones, rozada y con pérdidas en lomera manchas de humedad antigua que no impiden lectura, Anotaciones y subrayados a tinta de época. .Portugallia Succesione. Nunc secunda ac postrema editione ab ipso authore antequam vita sunctus esset correcti aucti emendati. Cum Indice tum capitum,locorum iuris,tum rerum,sententiarum locupletisimo. 604 págs.

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        Historiae Augustae scriptores latini minores; qui Augustorum, Necnon et Caesarum Tyrannorumque in Romano Imperio vitas ad posteritatem litterarum monumentis propagarunt.

      - Francofurdi: Andreae Wecheli, 1588. (16),886,(2) pp. First volume only. Last leaf (corrigenda) and titlepage restored with minor textloss to back of titlepage. Binding restored with old blindstamped boards preserved and new leather spine with five raised bands. Old endpapers preserved. 34 x 21 cm.[#\73744] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Il Secretario et il Primo Volume, Delle Lettere Familiari. Del Sig. Torquato Tasso. Novamente ristampate

      In Venetia, Appresso Giacomo Vincenzi. M D LXXXVIII. [1588]. Two volumes bound in one: 8 p.l., 247 p. (a8, A-Q8, Q5-8, blank); 8 p.l. (A-L8). Vol. 2 has title: Il Secondo Volume Delle Lettere Familiari Del Signor Torquato Tasso. Novamente ristampate & corrette. In Venetia Appresso Giacomo Vincenzi. M.D. LXXXIX. [1589]. Some copies of the second volume are dated 1590. First published 1587. Prepared for the press by Antonio Costantini. This copy has the signature of Franc. Rondanini. Gamba 974; Bergamo, Raccolta Tassina 34; NUC 583: 543 (NT 0048745), copies at DLC; CtY; ICN; PU; DFo. Not in Adams. There is a copy in the Bodleian. Bound in full leather by Hope Bindery. Stock#NS0017.

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        The Summe of the Conference betweene Iohn Rainoldes and Iohn Hart: Touching the Head and Faith of the Church. Wherein by the way are handled sundrie pointes, of the sufficicience and right expounding of the Scriptures, the ministerie of the Church, the function of Priesthood, the sacrifice of the Masse, with other controuersies of religion: but chiefly and purposely the poynt of Church-gouernement, ...... Penned by Iohn Rainoldes, ...... persued by Iohn Hart, and (after things supplied, and altered, as he thought good) allowed for the faithfull report of that which past in conference betweene them. Whereunto is annexed a Treatise intitled, Six Conclvsions touching the Holy Scripture and the Church, Written by John Raidoldes. With a defence of such things as Thomas Stapleton and Gregoirie Martin haue carped at therein

      Imprinted at London by George Bishop, 1588. Second Edition, ink ownership inscription of Richard Grosvenor on title, occasional light dampstains in the text, minute single wormhole in last 4 leaves, closed tear in blank margin of R8 and paper flaws on lower blank margin of Bb.ii, [20], 675, [1] pp., contemporary limp vellum, some loss to spine, 1 of 4 leather ties, with the armorial bookplates of Sr. Richard Grosvenor of Eaton Coun. Cheshire. "Six conclusions touching the Holy Scripture and Church", a translation of Rainolds's "Sex theses de Sacra Scriptura, et Ecclesia", has a separate divisional title page; pagination and register are continuous. **** An influential treatise based on debates between John Rainolds and the English Catholic John Hart held at Oxford and London, first published in 1584. This copy belonged to Richard Grosvenor (1731-1802), politician and landowner, who lived at Eaton Hall in Cheshire. His son, Viscount Belgrave, was first marquis of Westminster. STC, 20627.

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        GESTA COLLATIONIS CHARTAGINI Habitae Honorii Caesaris Iussu Inter Catholicos et Donatistas coram Marcellino V.C. Trib. et Not. P. C. Varanis V.C. Opus non solum Theologis, sed etiam Iurisconsultis valde utile, Papirii Massoni studio atq; opera nunc primù in lucem editum.

      Parisiis, apud Marcum Orry, 1588. - in-12. 8ff. 62pp. (1f.blanc). 204ff. 3ff. (1f.blanc). 32ff. 4ff. Plein veau, reliure postérieure. Edition Originale des actes des Conciles de Carthage sur le péché originel, édités par Jean papire Masson (1544-1611). Cette assemblée tenue à diverses reprises au 5e siècle avait réuni les représentants du christianisme officiel et ceux du donatisme, sous l'arbitrage du commissaire impérial Flavius Marcellinus, et marque le déclin définitif des donatistes. Petit manque angulaire égratignant quelques caractères à un feuillet. Un petit trou de ver traverse les 30 premiers feuillets. Bon exemplaire par ailleurs, agréablement relié. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nobleza de Andaluzia

      Fernando Diaz, Sevilla 1588 - En Sevilla por Fernando Diaz, 1588. Primera edición. Folio, 10 hojas, 348 folios. Enc. Numerosas páginas con escudos heráldicos xilográficos grabados. Muy buen ejemplar de esta obra clave para entender la historia de las familias mas importantes de Andalucia asentadas desde la reconquista y acaparadoras de privilegios por parte de los monarcas. Gonzalo Argote de Molina (1548-1596) fue un escritor, anticuario, historiador y genealogista español. Tres hojas no es original (portada,234 e 192) hecho por un profesional. Encuadernación en pergamino original restaurada con titulo rotulado en Iomo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Oeuvres de M. François Rabelais, Docteur en Medecine. Contenant cinq livres, de la vie, faicts, & dits heroiques de Gargantua & de son fils Pantagruel

      Jean Martin, Lyon, 1588. Early Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Full contemporary vellum with fleur de lis at the corners, front hinge split, rear hinge a little tight but intact. There are a number of editions attributed to Jean Martin from 1558 on, some of them antedated. and some printed in Rouens, Cologne, or elsewhere where it was difficult to print Rabelais and printers sought to put themselves under Martin's wing, so to speak. Editions cataloged by Graesse are 1558, 1567, 1569, 1584, 1586, 1588, 1593, 1596, 1599, 1600 and an undated 1608 edition. All of these editions are scarce. General browning to pages, heavier in spots and some signatures a bit fragile; a few short tears to page edges including to three pages in the preface and a small smudge in the preface. With the bottle plate and the Prognostication Pantagrueline. 347, (7), 469, (9), 166 (4), (27). Graesse R6. One of the central works of world literature and possibly the final word on sausages. Size: duodecimo (12mo). Previous owner's signature in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; Cooking, Wine & Dining. Inventory No: 044304. .

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        Vinea domini. Cum breui descriptione sacramentor[um] et Paradisi, Limbi, Purgatorij, atq[ue] Inferni, a Cathechismo ... excerpta

      Venice:: Girolamo Porro,, 1588. 8vo. 8vo (169 x 114 mm). [12] ff., 186 [i.e., 190] pp., [1] blank leaf (ff. E7 with printer?s mark and E8 blank, between pp. 61 and 62, are unpaginated). Engraved title, medallion portrait of the author aged 69, and 13 engraved illustrations of which 12 full-page and 1 double-page, all by Porro; woodcut head-pieces and initials, large woodcut printer?s device on E7r. Part 2, the Dialogus de Sacramentis, with drop-title. Title rehinged and a bit stained at top, double-page engraving on a guard, with right-hand border and first two words of heading at top slightly shaved, small stain affecting double-page engraving and the engraving of Paradise on verso. Early 19th-century vellum over pasteboard, edges speckled red. ***FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, of this mystical treatise, beautifully illustrated by the Paduan-Venetian engraver Girolamo Porro (1529-1600). The author, identified on the title as a preacher from Cologne, is known only through a handful of devotional works. His treatise on the sacrament covers baptism to extreme unction, and contains chapters on paradise, limbo and hell, providing ample fodder for Porro?s rich visual imagination and skill with the burin. The double-page engraving, a vast overview of the Vineyard of the Lord, with the walled city of Jerusalem at top and Inferno at the lower right, is a visual index, containing multiple scenes from the Bible, all occurring on the same plane, or "simultaneously." These are letter-keyed to the 9 full-page engravings which show the sacraments within their relevant biblical context (Paradise, Purgatory, and Hell are not indexed). All but the last two include vines winding through the picture in visual reference to the Vineyard theme. Porro?s precise lines and densely packed mises-en-scène testitfy to the likely influence of the French goldsmith and engraver Jean Duvet, whose Apocalypse series appeared in 1555. The present copy is from the first issue, with Porro?s imprint, and the double-page plate and portrait are in their first states ; in the second issue the Porro imprint was erased and replaced with that of the heirs of Francesco Ziletti, the double-page engraving contains additional shading and hatching (still more was added for the Italian edition issued by Porro a year later), and the portrait is trimmed so that the copperplate does not overlap the typeset verses, as here. Our copy contains variant states of plates 2-5 and 8-9 (noted by Mortimer in the second Harvard copy), with letters keying the plates to the double-page engraving, and with the river completed in engraving no. 4. This copy is wider than the Hofer copy described by Mortimer, in which both edges of the double-page engraving are cropped. The errata page at the end of part 1 (59v), which in the 1589 edition was covered with a pasted down Crucifixion engraving, shows traces of paste here, as in the Folger copy (cf. Mortimer). Brunet Suppl. II:215 (this issue); Harvard/Mortimer 378; BM-STC Italian 502; EDIT-16 CNCE 35555.

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        Historia della Guerra fra Turchi et Persiani. Con una descrittione di tutte le cose pertinenti alla religione, alle forze, al governo, & al paese del Regno de Persani.

      Barezzo Barezzi 1588 - Venise, Andrea Muschio & Barezzo Barezzi, 1588. In 4 de [32]-383-[29]pp., reliure en plein vélin souple de l'époque, manquent les lacets, marques des trous d'attache de ces derniers sur les marges des plats, dos muet avec juste une date manuscrite à 1'encre noire de l'époque, vignette gravée sur la page de titre, lettrines historiées magnifiquement décorées, deux trous de vers dans l'angle inférieur externe de la première page de garde, rousseurs éparses, tache d'encre noire sur la tranche inférieure au niveau des premiers feuillets sans gravité, manque la carte, bon et bel exemplaire. Seconde édition publiée la même année que la troisième édition turinoise. La première fut publiée à Rome en 1587. Ce livre est un compte rendu de la guerre qui se déroula entre les turcs et les perses. Giovanni Thomaso Minadoi (1545-1618), médecin, voyagea en Asie mineure durant les années 1577-1585. Dans ce livre, sont abordées, outre la guerre, l'origine de la religion musulmane, l'histoire de la Perse et les coutumes locales. L'auteur publia des ouvrages médicaux tels que: "Tractatus de virulentia venerea" (1596), ''De Arthritide" (1602), ''De variolis et morbillis" (1603). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Memorial de la Vida Christiana: en el qual se enseña todo lo que se un Christiano deve hazer dende el principio de su conversion, hasta el fin de la perfection: repartido en siete Tratados. Va agora de nuevo corregido y emendado por el mismo Author. Y también en esta Impression va añadida de nuevo una muy copiosa Tabla de materias de todos los Evangelios del Año.

      Con licencia en Barcelona, por Francisco Trincher, 1588. - in-folio. 6ff. 121pp. (i.e.119). + 186pp. 1f. + 249pp. (i.e.247). Demi-vélin moderne genre ancien. Rare édition barcelonaise de cet ouvrage du dominicain espagnol Luis de Granada (1505-1588), initialement publié en 1561 à Lisbonne. "L'influence des écrits de Louis de Grenade est encore très mal connue, mais il est hors de doute qu'elle fut durable. Très apprécié par saint Charles Borromée, sainte Thérèse d'Avila et Saint Pierre d'Alcantara, ses contemporains, il fut l'une des principales sources d'inspiration de Saint François de Sales" (Laffont Bompiani). Le présent texte fut notamment l'un de ceux édités en chinois aux Philipines au début du 17e siècle par les missionnaires espagnols. Belle marque de l'imprimeur Jaume Cendrat sur le titre et au verso du dernier feuillet. Titre en rouge et noir. Réparation ancienne dans le blanc du titre où une fenêtre avait été découpée. Mouillure angulaire à la fin du volume, quelques rousseurs et autres salissures. Palau, 107920 (avec un autre nom de libraire).

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        Le Diverse et Artificiose Machine [The Various and Ingenious Machines of Agostino Ramelli] ... Nellequali si Contegno Varii et Industriosi Movimenti degni Grandissima Speculatione oer Causare Benifico in Finito in Ogni S

      In overall very good condition. Some blemishes and soiling on cover with carefully blended hinge strengthening. New endpapers and professional repair of a few damaged pages First Edition 18th century white tooled leather cover with metal clasps 320mm x 240mm (13" x 9"). xxx; 338 + 338pp. 195 engraved plates (20 double page). Text in French and Italian. One of the most important books on the science and technology of machines in the Renaissance. With the publication of this book Ramelli "demonstrated for the world, the unlimited possibilities of machines" [Norman]. The superb engravings depict all manner of machinery from pumps and hydraulics to cranes and siege machinery. One of the best known and often reproduced plates shows an elaborate 'bookwheel' or reading machine.

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        Moduli Quatuor et Octo Vocum

      Paris: Adrian le Roy & Robert Ballard. 1588. Contra part. 24ff. Includes parts for 2nd bassus and 2nd superius for 8- voice pieces. & First Edition. Lesure & Thibault 297 (3 copies only [2 in France and 1 in Italy]). Boetticher 1588 . RISM 1588c = L985 and LL985.& & With:& Moduli quinque vocum. Paris: Adrian le Roy & Robert Ballard, 1588. Contra and Quinta parts, 24ff. each. & First Edition. Lesure & Thibault 298 (3 copies only [2 in France and 1 in Italy]). Boetticher 1588 . RISM 1588d = L986.& & With: & Moduli sex vocum. Paris: Adrian le Roy & Robert Ballard, 1588. Contra and Quinta parts, 24ff. each.& First Edition. Lesure & Thibault 299 (2 copies [1 in France and 1 in Italy]). Boetticher 1588 . RISM 1588e = L987. & & Each part with separate title page with fine large woodcut printer's device, decorative woodcut initials (varying in size from ca. 30 x 30 mm. to ca. 60 x 55 mm.), head- and tail pieces throughout and index to verso of last leaf. With 17th century printed bookplate: "Ex Bibliotheca M. Ioannis Petite Melodunensis Protonotarii Apostolici Officialis Baiocensis Canonici de Amayeio. 1687" laid in (the same bookplate has been associated with books from the collection of Sir William Osler (the "Bibliotheca Osleriana)"; Osler (1849-1919) is frequently referred to as the "Father of Modern Medicine".& & Manuscript annotation to upper margin of title to Moduli Quatuor et Octo Vocum dated 1663 reading, in part: "Cantate domino... Symphonia morum praestat cuilibet ("A symphony of manners [customs] is preferable for anyone"), with some crossing out. & & 5 parts bound in 2 volumes. Small quarto. Full early vellum. & & Binding slightly worn, rubbed and bumped; endpapers lacking; vellum binder's stub with contemporary manuscript. Very occasional light dampstaining and other minor defects.& & Very attractive, crisp and clean copies, with ample margins. . A total of 5 parts in first edition. Rare, with no holdings in the U.S. of any of these works. & & "[Lassus] was one of the most prolific and versatile of 16th-century composers, and in his time the best-known and most widely admired musician in Europe...." & & The motets of Lassus were admired in their own day not only for their beauty and technical perfection but also for their rhetorical power – their ability to move the affections through the use of rhetorical devices transferred into musical idioms." James Haar in Grove online& & "Pride of place in Lassus's sacred output must go to the motets, just as in Palestrina's it goes to the Masses. There are no less than some 530 in all: the majority (almost two-thirds) are for five or six voices, while only one-fifth are for four voices, and there are small numbers respectively for seven voices upwards, or for just two or three - the little bicinia or tricinia as Lassus's contemporaries would have known them. These statistics are perhaps surprising, and not proportionate to our present-day appreciation of Lassus's motets, which has tended to favour the smaller textures - four-part and less - for reasons of practicality in performance or the study of counterpoint..." Roche: Lassus p. 1. & & A fine example of 16th century music printing from this important Parisian music publisher. The two cousins, Adrien le Roy (ca. 1520-1598) and Robert Ballard (1525-/30-1588) received a royal privilege from King Henry II to print and sell music in 1551; their first publication dates from that year. "The most frequently published composer was Lassus, who was a personal friend of Le Roy. Le Roy & Ballard played an important part in disseminating his newest works in France and in Europe generally... The typographical material was particularly fine. The elaborate woodcut borders on the title-pages, the print4r's marks and the 'lettres grises' or historiated woodcut initials in several sizes in the style of Jean Cousin are superb exampes of French Renaissance graphic arts." Krummel & Sadie p. 161.

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