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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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        Bap. Fulgosii Factorum dictorumque memorabilium libri IX, Paris Cauellat 1588

      Autore: Fregóso, Battista II Fregóso, Battista II. - Doge di Genova (Genova 1453 - Roma 1504). Figlio del doge Pietro II e di Bartolomea Grimaldi, visse la sua adolescenza a Piombino presso Emanuele Appiani. Nel 1478 con un colpo di mano si impadronì di Genova e fu doge fino al 1483 quando fu costretto ad abdicare da suo zio Paolo contro cui scrisse il trattato De dictis factisque memorabilibus. Si recò allora prima a Novi, poi in Francia; prese attiva parte alle vicende di Genova durante le discese di Carlo VIII e Luigi XII. Titolo: Bap. Fulgosii Factorum dictorumque memorabilium libri IX a P. Iusto Gaillardo Campano, in Paris. Senatu aduocato, aucti & restituti ; praefixa est eiusdem Gaillardi, De vtilitate & ordine historiarum praefatio, depro[m]pta ex suis institutionibus historicis ... ; index nominum de quibus in historia agitur. Luogo e Data di Pubblicazione: Parisiis : apud Petrum Cauellat via Iacobaea, sub intersignio Floris Lilij, 1588. Pagine: 19 cc.nn., 1 c.b., 380 cc. (errore di numerazione, dalla 369 passa alla 380), 16 cc.nn., 2 c.b. Dimensioni cm.: 17x12 Descrizione: Legatura in pelle, titoli e fregi in oro al dorso. Marca tipografica, capilettera. Ex-libris alla sguardia, firma di appartenenza sul primo foglio bianco dopo le sguardie, timbro sul frontespizio, abbiamo regolare acquisizione e fattura, se ci sono domande sciveteci pure. Rara e ricercata cinquecentina.  Come è noto la presente opera (ediz. orig. Milano 1509) è registrata dall'Harrisse come 'Americanum vetustissimum' per il capitolo dedicato a Cristoforo Colombo, qui a carta 294 del libro VIII. Adams F-1150.

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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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        Posonium vel Pisonium ut Lazius Hungariae urbs. - Preßburg." Ansicht von der Donau aus

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg 1588. 29.5x49 cm. -

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        Dortmund." Gesamtansicht von Norden

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg 1588. 17x44 cm. - Fritz S. 12ff. -

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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.

      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 siècle, mais il fait aussi l'éloge 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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        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 - 2 grands traités de médecine du XVIe 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). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        Les Recherches et antiquitez de la province de Neustrie, à présent Duché de Normandie, comme des villes remarquables d'icelle : mais plus spécialement de la Ville & de l'université de Caen.

      A Caen.De l'Imprimerie Iean le Feure. 1588 - A Caen, de l'imprimerie de Iean le Feure [Le Fèvre], 1588. 1588. Deux parties en un volume petit in-4, plein veau du XVIIIe siècle, dos à nerfs et fleuronné, pièce de titre grenat passé, tranches rouges, 3-65-[1]-[8]-263 pages, un portrait répété. (Coiffe et dos inf. manquants, 3 coins très frottés, mors inf. fendu.Sans cartes . Intérieur propre, légèrement jauni, très peu de mouillures. (La p. de titre de la 1ere partie manque, est remplacée par une p. de titre de la 2eme partie, 4 1ere p.de la préface manquent.)Edition originale dont Pierre AQUILON signale qu'il existe trois états différents qui se distinguent, au titre, par des variations typographiques. FRERE rapporte dans sa bibliographie normande que, pour une raison aujourd'hui inconnue, la famille de l'auteur fit détruire, après la mort de ce dernier, un grand nombre d'exemplaires "de sorte qu'en peu d'années il devint d'une extrême rareté." Au XVIIIe siècle, parurent deux réimpressions reproduisant la date, l'adresse et les colophons de l'édition de 1588, l'une due à Pierre-François DOUBLET (1705), l'autre à Pierre CHALOPIN (vers 1750).Rare exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Arnsberg." Gesamtansicht von Westen mit dem Schloss vom anderen Ufer der Ruhr aus, rechts Kloster Winckhusen

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg 1588. 32.5x43.5 cm. - Westfalia Picta I, S. 41ff. - Die dekorative grosse Ansicht.

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        La table al lieur des reports del tresreuerend iudge Sir Iames Dyer Chiualer, iades chiefe Iustice del common banke: per quel facilment cy troueront toutes choses conteinus in icel ore tarde compose per T.A. Anno Domini 1588

      London: Anno Domini 1588 In Ædibus Richardi Tottelli. [colophon:] ¶ Imprinted at London within Temble [sic] Barre at the signe of the Hande and Starre by Richarde Tottill., 1588. Book. Good. Leather. 1st Edition. Description: Sm. 8vo (5½ × 4 in): [8], 167 l. Later morocco. · Register: 8º: [para]^8 A-X^8 (this copy lacks X8, a blank). · Condition: Joints rubbed, front joint cracked, end-papers renewed, damp-stains throughout. Bookplate of Birmingham Law Society on front paste-down and flyleaf with its stamp on t-p. and ff. [4]r, 1r, 59r, 99r. Lacks final blank. Profuse early ink annotations in several hands. · Comments: First edition of Ashe's first published work, issued just two years after the first edition of Dyer's Reports. Although there is no indication that Ashe ever practiced law, his several indexes were well-received in the profession, his inn of court even giving him free commons while he oversaw production of his best-known work, the Promptuarie, and subsequently awarding him a pension due to his indigence. About two-thirds of the pages have annotations, for a total of approximately 644 annotations in at least three early hands. All of the annotations are in Law French. · References: ODNB, David Ibbetson, "Ashe, Thomas (c.1556-1618)"; Cowley 85; Beale R482a; STC 7391; ESTC S100017..

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        Le Diverse et Artifiose Machine...Nelle quali si contengono varii et industriosi Movimenti

      Paris: for the author, 1588. First and sole edition of this profusely illustrated landmark on early technology, and along with Agricola’s De Re Metallica (1556), the most influential and copied of all the early illustrated manuals of inventions and machines.

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        Wesalia in Ducatu Clivensi Urbs Clara Opibus [Wesel]

      Cologne, c. 1588. Map. Copper engraving, 34.5 x 48 cms, recent hand-colour, Latin text on verso. The Civitates Orbis Terrarum - Cities of the whole World - was one of the best-selling works of the late sixteenth-century. It was a monumental work completed over 45 years between 1572 and 1617. It was the first systematic city atlas (containing the first printed views of many towns). Braun wrote the text and Ortelius - who travelled with the artist Joris Hoefnagel - supplied much of the material, which was then engraved by Novellus and Hogenburg. There were a number of editions, mostly with Latin text, but it is extremely difficult (and as Koeman says ‘of secondary importance’) to differentiate between them, as the state of the plates and their number and order does not vary. Koeman B&H IV

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        Lettre de Monseigneur de Nevers présentée au Roy, estant en son Conseil le 6 aoust 1588.

      S.l. 1588 - in-8, 12 pp., un feuillet vierge, cartonnage Bradel de papier rose, dos lisse muet, étiquette de titre de veau cerise sur le premier plat (reliure moderne). Bon exemplaire. Louis IV de Nevers (1539-1595) a toujours louvoyé entre le soutein à Henri III et l'adhésion à la Ligue sans jamais se prononcer de façon nette. En revanche, il s'est toujours montré très hostile aux Réformés : cette pièce est un discours très ferme pour engager Henri III à lever deux fortes armées contre les Huguenots. Pas dans SHF. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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.

      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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        Lippe." Ansicht von Süden

      Kolorierter Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg 1588. 17.5x44.5 cm. - Schmitt / Luckhardt S. 73f - Westfalia Picta IV, 177 - Älteste Panorama-Ansicht der Stadt zwischen Soest Tor und Kluse Tor mit drei Wappen im Himmel.

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        Le Diverse et Artificiose Machine

      composte in lingua Italiana et Francese. Engraved title within architectural border, full-page port. of the author signed with the monogram of Léonard Gualtier on verso of title, 194 engravings in the text of which 20 are double-page & the remainder full-page. Each page of text enclosed by a border of type ornaments. 16 p.l., 338 pp. Folio, 18th-cent half-sheep & patterned boards (occasional light browning), spine gilt, green leather lettering piece on spine. Paris: "In Casa del'autore," 1588. First edition, and a very fine and fresh copy, of The Various and Ingenious Machines of Ramelli (c. 1531-90), one of the most beautiful as well as one of the earliest and most important pictorial technical works to be printed. This book contains depictions of "pumps, fountains, derricks, bridges, mills, hydraulic machinery, cannon and arquebuses, cranes and pneumatic devices. For industrial enterprises there are shown logging mills, metal-working machines, continuous-bucket conveyors, looms for spinning and weaving, bellows, saws and foundry equipment...the engravings are among the best in technological illustration."­Dibner, Heralds of Science, 173. A fine copy of an extremely influential work. The impressions of the plates are very rich and dark. Bookplate of Carl Sahlin. Ex Bibliotheca Mechanica. Mortimer 452. .

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        ROSARIUM SERMONUM PER QUADRAGESIMAN [CT IN 3 VOLS]

      Brescia: Apud Petrum Mariam Marchettum. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1588. Hardcover. 4to 11" - 13" tall; Rosarium sermonum per quadragesiman [ct in 3 vols]. 9 x 7 x 8.5 thick. Later 3/4 vellum & marbled bds; worn. With printers device [Aldine dolphin and anchor], on title-page. Lib. Inkstamps to t-ps, ink annotations. Initials both elaborated and illustrated. Tail pieces. Written by a Franciscan. Vol I [58], 705; Vol II [14]. 1070; Vol III [22],1014, with indexes. Vol II has a dozen or so stained or toned pages. Otherwise contents are gnerally Near Fine- very white. .

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        Cantuarbury (Canterbury)

      Cologne, c. 1588. Map. Copper engraving, 29.5 x 43 cms, recent hand-colour, Latin text on verso. The Civitates Orbis Terrarum - Cities of the whole World - was one of the best-selling works of the late sixteenth-century. It was a monumental work completed over 45 years between 1572 and 1617. It was the first systematic city atlas (containing the first printed views of many towns). Braun wrote the text and Ortelius - who travelled with the artist Joris Hoefnagel - supplied much of the material, which was then engraved by Novellus and Hogenburg. There were a number of editions, mostly with Latin text, but it is extremely difficult (and as Koeman says ‘of secondary importance’) to differentiate between them, as the state of the plates and their number and order does not vary. Latin text editions of vol. IV were printed 1588-1617. Koeman B&H 4

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        Munden

      Cologne, c. 1588. Map. Copper engraving, 29.5 x 49 cms, recent hand colour, Latin text on verso. The Civitates Orbis Terrarum - Cities of the whole World - was one of the best-selling works of the late sixteenth-century. It was a monumental work completed over 45 years between 1572 and 1617. It was the first systematic city atlas (containing the first printed views of many towns). Braun wrote the text and Ortelius - who travelled with the artist Joris Hoefnagel - supplied much of the material, which was then engraved by Novellus and Hogenburg. There were a number of editions, mostly with Latin text, but it is extremely difficult (and as Koeman says ‘of secondary importance’) to differentiate between them, as the state of the plates and their number and order does not vary. Koeman B&H 4

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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 Sorte de Operatione

      Paris: In Casa Delautore. 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. 1588. 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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        HIPPOCRATIS MAGNI COACAE PRAENOTIONES

      1588. Very Good. HIPPOCRATES. HIPPOCRATIS MAGNI COACAE PRAENOTIONES. Opus admirabile, in tres libros tributum. Interprete & enarratore Ludovico Dureto, Segusiano ... Cum rerum commemorabilium indice amplissimo. Parisiis: Apud Jacobum Du-Puys, via Iacobae, 1588. Colophon: Parisiis: Excudebat Dionysius Duvallius, mense Iulio, 1588. First of this edition of Hippocrates' Prognostics edited and translated by Louis Duret and, completed posthumously, by his son Jean Duret. Text in Greek and Latin, with an index at the end. Folio. 33 cm. [12], 578, [58] pp. Large printer's mark on t.p.; woodcut initials and headpieces. Old panelled calf, rebacked, with corners somewhat worn. Still a handsome and very good copy overall. Ink ownerships of the British novelist William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) on front pastedown and one of his ancestor's, T. Thackeray (probably Thomas Thackeray, 1736-1806, a surgeon at Cambridge), at head of title-page. (Adams H-611).

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        In duos Archimedis Aequeponderantium Libros Paraphrasis Scholiis illustrata

      Pesaro: Hieronymus Concordia, 1588. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to.,[29.7 x 19.7 cm], (2) ff., 202 pp., (1) f. Bound in 18th C mottled calf, some rubbing, with title gilt on spine. Ex libris of Alexander Henry Davis on front pastedown. Title soiled, cancel on p. 9, corner of 1 leaf torn, trace of former library stamp on f.R2, pp.155-58 misbound. Light toning on scattered leaves, but overall a bright copy, very good. First edition of an Archimedean work by Galileo's friend and early patron Guidobaldo del Monte. Guidobaldo's Liber mechanicorum (1577), regarded as the greatest work on statics since the Greeks, employed the mathematically rigorous proofs of Archimedean models in investigating static and mechanical questions; the present work develops many of those ideas in a paraphrase of Archimedes' "On the Equilibrium of Planes," which applied geometry to hydrostatics and proved the law of the lever using pure geometry. These works had a profound and lasting impact on the methodology adopted by 16th C Italian scientists, most notably Galileo: "Guidobaldo was Galileo's patron and friend and was possibly the greatest single influence on the mechanics of Galileo" (DSB). In addition to his patronage, Guidobaldo also supported Galileo's bid for Chair of Mathematics at the University of Padua in 1592. Galileo himself, who was sent a copy of the present work, adopted Guidobaldo's analysis of the lever.Guidobaldo del Monte (1545-1607, born to a wealthy family from Urbino, was a soldier, military engineer, astronomer and mathematician. In addition to writing works of applied geometry and physics, he also wrote on perspective, and he developed mathematical instruments including the proportional and elliptical compass. * Riccardi II.179; DSB IX.487-489; Bibliotheca Chemico-Mathematica, 12033.

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        INDIARUM ORIENTALIUM OCCIDENTALIUMQVE DESCRIPTIO

      Cologne., 1588. [World Map] Size: 260 x 490 mm. Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Very good condition. Original fold lines as issued. Some light discolouration along central fold. World map, with large unexplored 'Terra Australis' and westward bulge to South America. Stippled sea with ships and sea monsters. 'Giovanni Maffei's account of the Portuguese accomplishments throughout India and the East. It was first published in Florence in 1588. A skilled engraver has copied Ortelius 1570 world map with a new title placed over the northern parts and with strapwork in the corners.' (Shirley, Mapping of the World, entry 166, Plate 136)

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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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        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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        Magni Avr. Cassiodori Senatoris V.C. Opera, Quorum nonnulla nunc primum reliqua emendatiora eduntur. Cum notis & indicibus copiosissimis. Catalogum sequens pagina continent

      Paris: Marcus Orry, 1588 [50] unnumbered leaves, 368 leaves, 369-380 pp, 381-384 leaves, and then finally 76 leaves. The book is a quarto bound in contemporary full vellum in very good antiquarian condition. Ties are missing, bottom of spine a bit worn, yapp edges protect the fore-edge of the volume. Title page has handwritten institutional mark and there are occasional institutional stamps within. Title and author handwritten on top edge in an old hand. Paper is strong and clean with only occasional foxing and a few small marks. All pages are present and it is quite a thick volume. Handsome engraved initials and head and tail pieces throughout. Adams C866, OCLC 5059723. Original Latin 1588 edition of the great Roman Senator turned Christian monk Cassiodorus, who boldly attempted to save classical literature at the dawning of the dark ages. This is a "valuable edition" of the works of Cassiodorus based on Pithou's manuscript with notes by Fournier, and containing the Edictum Theoderici and Ennodius' Panegyric, as well as Jordanes's Gettca, which is known as a summary of a lost history by Cassiodorus. Includes: Variarum libri XII. De anima.-- Institutionis ad diuinas lectiones.-- De schematibus & tropis S. Scripturae.-- De orthographia.-- De septem disciplinis-- De amicitia vera.-- Computus Paschalis.-- Chronicon ad Theodoricum regem.-- Theoderici regis Italiae edictum.-- Enodii Panegyricus Theoderico regi dictus.-- Iornandis De origine actibusq. Getartum.-- G. Fornerii. In XII. variarum formularum libros Aurelii Cassiodori notae. . Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        Binenkorb Des Heil. Röm. Immenschwarms, seiner Hummelszellen (oder Himmelszellen) Hurnaußnäster, Brämengeschwürm vnd Wespengetöß. Sammt Läüuterung der H. Rö. Kirchen Honigwaben ... mit Mentzerkletten durchziert Durch Jesuwalt Pickhart

      Straßburg, Jobin 1588. 18 cm. (8), 273 (irrig 272), (19, l. w.) Blatt mir rot und schwarz gedrucktem Titelholzschnitt und 2 kleinen Textholzschnitten. Blindgepr. Schweinsldr.-Bd. der Zeit mit Rollenstempeln auf Holzdeckeln mit 2 Messingschließen. - VD16 M1052 - Goed. II, 499, 37f) - Seebaß-Edelmann II, 308 - Früher Druck des zuerst 1579 erschienenen Pamphlets gegen die katholische Kirche, einer Übertragung des "Bijnenkorf" des Philipp Marnix. Erst Fischarts Übersetzung machte das Werk berühmt und sorgte für deren weite Verbreitung. Hinter dem Impressum am Schluß (Christlingen bei Ursino Gottgewinn) verbirgt sich der Straßburger Drucker Jobin. Der rot und schwarz gedruckte Titelholzschnitt (Bienenkorb in Form einer Tiara, mit Kirche und Windmühle) ist in schwarz wiederholt auf Blatt 260vo. Auf Blatt 272ro. ein weiterer Holzschnitt mit allegorischer Figur der Wahrheit, umringt von Karikaturen der Evangelisten. Einband fleckig, Schabspuren und an den Stehkanten abgestoßen, 1 Schließhaken abgebrochen, durchgängig papierbedingt gebräunt, Exlibris, auf Titelrückseite mehrzeil. handschriftl. Gedicht (aus der Ausgabe 1596), datiert August 1693. -

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        IN DUOS ARCHIMEDIS AEQUEPONDERANTIUM LIBROS PARAPHRASIS SCHOLIIS ILLUSTRATA. MECHANICORUM MACHINA

      Pisauri (Pesaro), apud Hieronymum Concordiam, 1588.. FIRST EDITION 1588, Latin text, folio in fours, 310 x 195 mm, 12¼ x 7¾ inches, woodcut vignette to title page, numerous diagrams in the text, historiated initials, text and illustrations within ruled borders, pages [4], 202, [1] - colophon (1587) and errata, bound in full antique mottled calf, narrow gilt border to covers, raised bands, gilt rules and early gilt lettered morocco label to spine, marbled endpapers. Spine slightly rubbed, corners slightly worn, ink name and shelf mark on front endpaper, ink shelf mark crossed through in upper margin of title page, very pale browning to 1 page, vertical split to 1 inner margin along line of border, neatly repaired, no loss of text and hardly noticeable, small pale brown stain to final page, otherwise contents very clean and bright, binding tight and firm. A very good copy of a scarce book. Guidobaldo del Monte (1545-1607) was an Italian mathematician, military engineer and astronomer, author of several books on these subjects. This is his study of the centres of gravity based on Archimedian principles. He was Galileo's patron and friend for 20 years and possibly his greatest influence on mechanics. They reportedly conducted experiments in projectile trajectories together. Monte also helped develop mathematical instruments, including the proportional and elliptical compass. Listed in henry Sotheran, Bibliotheca Chemico-Mathematica, 12033 and Sotheby's,The Library of the Earls of Macclesfield, Science, Volume Five 1436. Not in Harvard, Italian 16th Century Books. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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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 Cavellar, 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 (page173) and Alexandria (page 206), large folding map of the Isle of Lemnos and Mount Athos, lower portion where joined is a good printed facsimile, 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 old calf, rebacked, raised bands, gilt lettered label to spine, edges speckled red. Binding worn and pitted, shallow lines to both covers near to spine, gilt ruled border to covers almost completely worn off, label very worn with loss to gilt letters, old ink inscription to front pastedown, occasional very slight light browning to margins, otherwise contents clean. A 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. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Poliorceticon sive de machinis. Tormentis. Telis. Libri Quinque. Ad historiarum lucem

      Antuerpiae: Plantiniana Apud Viduam, et J. Muretum. [Figurato Militaria] (cm.26,3) mezza pergamena antica restaurata, piatti con foglio di antifonario.-- cc. 8 nn., pp. 267, (1), cc. 4 nn. con 33 grandi incisioni in rame 18 delle quali a piena pagina. Illustrato macchine da guerra, fortificazioni, carri, arieti, strutture difensive e strumenti vari. Edizione originale. E' un dettagliato trattato sull' arte della guerra e sulle milizie romane. Le belle incisioni sono attribuite al maestro di pie Paolo Rubens, Otto Vaenius (1588-1629) attivo anche ad Anversa. il Lipsius (1547-1606) filologo e umanista belga, si convertì poi al cattolicesimo. Bell' esemplare fresco e marginoso. * Adams L 797; * Choix 3964; * Bm. Stc. Dutch 119; * Cockle " Military Books " 672.[f55] . ottimo. Rilegato. prima edizione. 1596.

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        Nova Anglia Novum Belgium et Virginia

      Johannes Janssonius (1588-1664)Nova Anglia Novum Belgium et VirginiaAmsterdam, 1636-1638Hand-colored copperplate engravingSheet size: 19" x 22"Framed size: 24" x 28"Nova Anglia Novum Belgium et Virginia is an exquisite representation of Johannes Jansson?s elegant cartography from the middle of the 17th century. Jansson?s work marks the height of Dutch power in the newly discovered continent of America. A large heart shaped cartouche marks the middle left corner, and in the lower right hand corner is an inset establishing scale and noting Jansson as the map?s executor. While the sparseness of this map accurately represents the mostly unexplored interior of North America, what is represented shows how far mapping and settlement had come since the 14th century.In 1524 Italian explorer Verrazano was the first to verify that the East Coast was a continuous shoreline. It was not until almost 100 years later that the drive for exploration turned into the need for settlement, and the East Coast began being mapped in extensive detail. Explorers were also driven by their governmental benefactors? quest for power through land ownership and trade. In 1609, the Dutch sent the first settlers via Henry Hudson to the New World. Granted a monopoly on land and its resulting commerce, the Dutch West India Company established the Dutch Colony of New Netherland (Nieuw-Nederland in Dutch) in 1623.A cartographer and director of the West India Company Johannes de Laet created a similarly titled map published in Leiden in 1630. It was from this source that Jansson borrowed material for his own map. Borrowing was not an unusual practice in early cartography as information was easily passed, copied, restructured from one source to the next; allowing cartographers to create almost identical maps with small amounts of variation. Laet himself used Adriaen Black, an early correspondent for the West India Company, as the source for his cartography. The extent of ?borrowing? such materials meant even Black?s work was not original and was borrowed from John Smith?s earlier works. Such transmissions are important in marking the chronology of a region?s cartography by providing different glimpses of that area over long periods of time. Laet and Jansson were the first to include Manhattan as an island, and Laet is the first to name a Great Lake, marked as Grand Lac, on his map; a transmission that Jansson?s map also notes. Lake Champlain in Vermont is incorrectly placed partially through the cartographer?s ignorance, and its misplacement, is from the incorrect transmission of information from Samuel Champlain.  Laet included an inset of Bermuda, which Jansson does not. Regardless of such transmissions, Jansson?s map is beautifully outlined in vibrant shades of green, orange, pink and yellow. Jansson includes the Hudson, Delaware and  Connecticut Rivers, which were vital to trade and commerce. The top part of the map shows New France (Nova Francia). While Jansson keeps his unknown interior sparse, it creates a beautiful sense of elegance with the famous cities on the coast. Jamestown and Plymouth are both marked as is the New Netherlands, Manhattan (appropriately established as an island) and Fort Orange, an early Dutch settlement that would later become Albany are all clearly marked. Cape Cod is beautifully proportioned although a glaring omission of not noting Boston, which was successfully established as thriving port in 1632.Rhumb lines stretch from a compass rose in the upper right and the Mar del Nort has two ships and two sea creatures added as decoration. There is Jansson?s respectful inclusion of numerous Native American place names including Norembegau; a very early Native American settlement known for its wealth. Adding such place names adds a sense of connection as well as romantic associations to the ideas of antiquity. Jansson would later create a far more in depth view of New England in later versions of this map but this early piece gracefully captures the mystery of America. There is a sense of excitement from what lays beyond his sparse borders. Jansson had thoughtfully included text on this map on its verso. This piece is framed to expose that text. Jansson become one of the most celebrated Dutch cartographers of his day, along with his contemporary Blaeu. Jansson married into the Hondius family, adding his talent to an already highly regarded cartographic family.  He worked on publishing several atlases on his own and with Henry Hondius. Jansson?s most important work was an Atlas Major. This map is excellent illustration of remarkable cartography and craftsmanship making it a fine addition to any collection. It captures the sense of excitement and possibility of exploration during the seventeenth century.

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        Le diverse et artificiose machine …

      Paris: the author,, 1588. nellequali si contengono varij et industriosi movimenti … Composte in lingua Italiana et Francese. Folio (307 × 206 mm). Contemporary French mottled calf, spine gilt in compartments between raised bands, lettered in second compartment, sides ruled in blind. Housed in a burgundy flat back cloth solander box. Text in French and Italian, in roman and italic types respectively. Engraved title within architectural frame, engraved portrait of the author on verso of title, title and portrait by Léonard Gaultier, 194 engravings, of which 174 full-page and 20 double-page (numbered to 195, numbers 148–9 a single double-page plate), three signed with the monogram "JG", text and engravings printed within borders of typographic floral ornaments, 4-line historiated and 2-line floriated initials, woodcut tailpieces and corner ornaments. Early 19th-century armorial bookplate of George Gostling. Some restoration to headcaps and joints, a few chips to board edges, a little occasional pale dampstaining and browning, pale stains on 2F1–2, overall a very good copy. First edition of a fundamental book in the history both of technology and of book design, and "one of the most elegantly produced of all technological treatises" (Norman). The scientific import of Ramelli's work resides in his demonstration of "the unlimited possibilities of machines. For example, the dozens of water-powered pumps and mills shown in his treatise clearly demonstrated that non-muscular power could be substituted for horse- or human-power in any mechanical task requiring continuous or repetitive application of force, and the portrayal of over twenty types of water pump … destroyed the notion that there were necessary limits to the configuration or arrangement of a machine" (op. cit.) About half of the engravings depict hydraulic devices, the rest showing military machines as well as fountains, bridges, cranes, foundry equipment, etc., and a smattering of innovative devices such as the famous "reading wheel" or the bouquet with artificial singing birds. The influence of the illustrations was far-reaching and they were copied in a number of technical books during the next two centuries. In his preface, Ramelli explains that the exceptional care lavished upon the design and printing of his treatise was due as much to his wish to foil a crudely pirated publication of some of his designs (probably in the c.1583 Timon of Ambroise Bachot, future ingénieur du roi), as to his desire to show gratitude to his patron Henri III. The work was reprinted only once, in 1620.

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        De natura hominis. Add: De victu; De tuenda valetudine; Medicinae lex; Iusiurandum; Demonstratio quod artes sunt; Invectiva in obtrectatores medicinae

      Rare incunable edition of this collection of Hippocratic texts, some in their first printings, and including one of the first appearances in print of the Hippocratic oath. The corpus of texts ascribed to Hippocrates of Cos , however disputed their authorship may now be, contributed unequivocally to the creation of the first system of empirical medicine based on clinical experience. De natura hominis notably introduces physiopathology in medicine and contains the first formulation of the humoral theory of disease [f. 7v], as devised either by Hippocrates or his son-in-law Polybus, which would underpin medical practice right through to the seventeenth century. This volume, edited by Andrea Brenta, comprises six additional texts, including the dietetic work, De victu, and the famed oath Iusiurandum, the appearance of which in incunable compendia such as this ?secured for it a central place in the European medical consciousness? (Norman, p. 9).One of the most famous documents in the history of medicine, ethics, and education, the Hippocratic oath has long been regarded as expressing the fundamental ethical and moral standards of the medical profession. Although Hippocrates is no longer considered the direct author of the oath, It was probably formulated in the fourth century B.C. and expresses many Hippocratic ideals. First mentioned in the first century A.D. (see Norman, 100 Books, p. 8), it became common practice, by the 1850s, for American medical students to take this oath of conduct at the completion of their studies. The text of the oath (found here on the recto of the penultimate leaf) has remained substantially unchanged since its first printing. (The familiar phrase ?First, do no harm??primum non nocere?is not included in the Hippocratic Oath, deriving instead from Hippocrates? Epidemics. The first English translation appeared in Francisco Arceo?s 1588 Most Excellent and Compendious Method of Curing Wounds in the Head.) Just as the original date and authorship of the oath is obscure, so is its publishing history. The first printing of the Iusiurandum is currently believed to be in Nicolaus Perottus?s De generibus metrorum (Verona, Boninus de Boninis, c. 1475-1483) [Goff P-298; see 2001 Countway Library exhibit of incunables]. A second contender for editio princeps is Petrus Paulus Vergerius?s translation in the second edition of the Articella Hippocratis, published by Hermannus Liechtenstein in Venice on March 29, 1483. (A briefer edition of this popular compilation of Greek and Arabic medical texts in Latin, which did not include the oath, had first appeared in Padua, 1476). Four additional incunable editions of the Articella followed by 1500, but as the second was not until August 20, 1487, it is possible that at least one edition of De natura hominis, containing the oath, intervened. The first three incunable editions of De natura hominis and associated texts, edited by Andrea Brenta, are undated. The present edition [Klebs 519.1] has been unanimously attributed to Eucharius Silber, and ascribed a date between 1483 and 1490. Another undated Roman edition [Klebs 519.3] has been assigned by Goff and IGI to Stephan Plannck, and dated c. 1490; however, CIBN assigns that work to Georgius Herolt and gives it a date of c. 1481, which would make it the editio princeps. A third Brentius edition [Klebs 519.2] was originally also attributed by Reichling to Silber; however, IGI now assigns it to Plannck between 1492-93. Until further typographic analysis has been completed, we follow Goff, Klebs and Hain-Copinger in ascribing priority to this Silber edition, which would place only the Perottus and possibly the March 1483 Articella versions of the Iusiurandum prior to this appearance. ISTC lists the following copies of this edition in North America: College of Physicians of Philadelphia, NLM (2), and NYAM.  

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