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2012-06-01 12:28:51
FERDINAND (II.), Erzherzog, Graf von Tirol (1529-1595), Sohn Kaiser Ferdinand I., Gemahl der Philippine Welser, Statthalter von Böhmen, berühmter Sammler, ließ Ambras zum Renaissanceschloss umbauen
. Über die Zusammensetzung und Entlohnung der Musterungskommissionen. "Auff furkommen dieses supplicierens, vnnd Herrn Landt Marschalcks beschehens mundtlichs referiern, haben die Loblichen [St]andt bewilligt das kunfftig Zu den Musterungen, einem Haubtman die Zwolffschilling, vnnd den anderen Beuelchsleuten Alß Fenderich, Leitenambt, Veldweybel, vnnd Furer, so berurter Musterung beywohnen werden, einem jeden des Tags, Vierschilling, jhr hoffer geldt passiert werden solle. Vnnd weil bißher kein Fenderich in der Bestallung gewest, trachten die Stand[t], das auch Vier Fenderich taugliche in wartgelt gehalten, vnnd wo von nöten, daß bey hoff angebracht, Auch durch die Herren verordenten Vier Landtsknecht Fänd[eriche] Zugericht, vnnd Zu den Musterungen gebraucht Alß dan bey der Landtschafft wieder auffgehebt werden. So woll auch in jedes viertheil Zwey Spiel, so man jm fall der noth ... gebrauchen kan. Das sollen die Herrn verordenten erinnert werden, solches also ins werk Zurichten ...".. An zwei Seiten beschnitten, kleine Bugrisse.
Bookseller: Wiener Antiquariat Ingo Nebehay GmbH
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2012-05-24 15:27:00
MAFFEI, Giovanni
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)
Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member [London, United Kingdom]
2012-05-11 12:13:34
Foesius, Anutius [Foes]:
Frankfurt, A. Wechel Erben, 1588.. Folio. Gestochenes Porträt Foesius' auf Titel verso, Holzschnitt-Druckermarke auf Titel und am Schluß, (4 Bl.), 694 S., (1 Bl.). Rotbraun eingefärbter flexibler Pergamentbd. d. Zt. mit handschriftlichem Rückenschild (etwas fleckig).. Erste Ausgabe. - Durling 1589; VD 16, F, 1749; Wellcome I, 2334; Waller 3110; Garrison/Morton 6793: "A Greek alphabetical dictionary of the vocabulary of the Hippocratic writings, based on an exhaustive investigation of all ancient medical texts"; Choulant 37: "Ein zur Verständnis hippokratischer Schriften und zu etymologischen Arbeiten über dieselben unentbehrliches Werk von bleibendem Werthe." - Vollständiges Exemplar dieser bedeutenden Konkordanz zum Werk des Hippocrates, die über 250 Jahre ein wichtiges etymologisches Hilfsmittel blieb. "The fine medaillon portrait of Foes on the verso of the title page was executed by the French engraver Pierre Woeiriot (ca. 1531 - ca. 1589) and appeared only in the first editions of the book" (Heirs of Hippocrates 348). - "Foes studied medicine at Paris and returned to his native city of Metz to become city physician. In addition to his medical duties and practice, he was a classical scholar who concentrated on the study of Hippocrates and his works" (H. of. H.). - Sehr gut erhaltenes, gleichmäßig gering gebräuntes Exemplar. Titel recto und verso mit Bibl.-Stempel und Abgabevermerk.
Bookseller: Antiquariat im Hufelandhaus GmbH vorm. L
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2012-05-11 12:13:34
Hippocrates - Foesius, Anutius.
Frankfurt, Andreae Wecheli heredes, 1588,. Gr.-4°. 4 nn. Bll., 694 S. Mit 1 gest. Titelvignette, Porträt-Vignette, Druckermarke. Halbleder. Ber. u. best. Neu gebunden. Gebr., vereinzelt Textmarkierungen, ansonsten für ein vierhundert Jahre altes Buch sehr guter Zustand.. Auf Wunsch senden wir gerne ein Foto des Buches via E-mail
Bookseller: Neusser Buch-& Kunst-Antiquariat
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2012-04-28 13:29:07
Bible
G. Rouill?Lugduni (Lyon): G. Rouillé, 1588 8 leaves, 1214 pages, 49 leaves. COMPLETE. With a woodcut border to the title and over 400 woodcuts by Pierre Eskrich. Fine original blindstamped pigskin binding over wood. "Justitia 1562" to upper board and "Lucretia 1562" to lower board. Blindstamping by Caspar the Elder. For references to Binding, see Haebler 214. For references to Bible, see Adams B 1096. Lavishly illustrated bible by Pierre Eskrich, or Cruche, with over 400 woodcut illustrations to the text. Most of the woodcuts had appeared in Rouillé's 1562 Biblia Sacra. (Brun, p. 125). Eskrich was well acquainted with series of blocks by Bernard Salomon on the same subjects, which is clear in this set. // Binding rubbed and soiled; lower corner chipped, upper corner with wear. Title page stained and old stamp; minor fraying; some browning and staining internally, some pages more heavily used with a few very minor repairs; a few tiny marginal faults but no loss; towards end some very early marginalia; the first 14 leaves with one tiny wormhole. // EXTREMELY RARE!!!! Photos available upon request.
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2012-04-15 18:57:04
LIVRES ANCIENS] ANONYME [PIERRE PITHOU]
1588 - Paris, Claudium Chappelet, 1588; in-12, XII-311-487 pp. + index et errata. , Reliure du XVIIe siècle, dos orné à nerfs (coiffes abîmeés, mors fendus). Pierre PITHOU, né à Troyes, érudit du 16e siècle, était avocat et calviniste, partit, pendant les Guerres de religion, en exil à Bâle et lorsqu'il fut revenu en France, il échappa de justesse à la Saint-Barthelémy. HENRI IV lui confia divers travaux juridiques. Pierre PITHOU publia beaucoup de textes, aussi bien en droit qu'en littérature ou en histoire. Bon état.
Bookseller: alphabets [France]
2012-04-14 12:30:16
PAPPUS, of Alexandria
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 su … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.
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2012-03-21 20:03:11
MONTE, Guidobaldo del
Bookseller: Martayan Lan, Inc. [US]
2012-03-12 10:25:49
GUARGUANTE ORAZIO.
presso Giacomo Vicenzi,, In Venetia, 1588. Cm. 19, cc. (14). Bel frontespizio interamente figurato, grandi capolettera ed una incisione al fine della dedica. Testo in elegante corsivo inquadrato da bella cornice tipografica. Leg. in carta dipinta d'inizio '800. Un alone appena percettibile interessa in modo uniforme le carte, complessivamente ben conservato. Sorta di inno religioso scritto dal medico soncinate Guarguante, noto per i suoi studi in campo farmaceutico e prevalentemente circa la composizione della teriaca. Molto raro, cfr. Iccu, non in Adams.
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense [riva del garda, Italy]
2012-03-03 13:41:12
MONTE, Guidobaldo del.
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 AT … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Roger Middleton
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2012-02-23 09:43:45
Foes, Anuce
Book. Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 12 ½ by `8. TITLE: OECONOMIA HIPPOCRATIS, ALPHABETI SERIE DISTINCTA 1588 AUTHOR: ANVTIO FOESIO MEDIOMATRICO PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: Apud Andreae Wecheli heredes, Claudium Marnium, & Io.Aubrium, Anno S. MDLXXXVIII. EDITION: First Edition CATEGORY: Foreign, Educational, Super ...---NOT SIGNED---... BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket CONDITION: (All defects if any are formulated into pricing by ViewFair Books. If ViewFair Books miss any defects or highlights on any book/printings, our policy is to make immediate amends to any customer): The binding appears original with a decorative designs in the boards. The board edges have scuffing all about. Minor splitting to the hinges. There is a stray signature from 1878 that appears to be 'Liguard Hartirgson.' There is a stray number in pencil that can easily be removed from the inside board. Book is without any other marks or writings, pages are tone clean, and book is fairly tight and sturdy. BOOK HAS THE OLD SMELL WHICH IS USUAL CONSIDERING THE AGE. SIZE: 8 x 12 1/4 (approximately) PAGES: 694 pages Extra pictures located at the following: BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition. Apud Andreae Wecheli heredes, Claudium Marnium, & Io.Aubrium, Anno S. MDLXXXVIII. Good (minus)/ None dust jacket condition as issued. THE BOOK APPEARS TO BE AN ALPHABETIZED DICTIONARY WITH ENGRAVINGS ON A FEW PAGES. "Foesius spent 40 years in the preparation of this concordance to Hippocrates. This work was unsurpassed until Littre's great work appeared 250 ye … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: VIEWFAIR BOOKS [ELLENWOOD, GA, U.S.A.]
2012-02-12 10:09:24
Belon, P.
Paris, H. de Marnef & G. Cavellat, 1588. 4to (22.1 x 15.4 cm). [xiv], 468, 1l. 18th century full tree calf. Spine with five raised bands, compartments rich gilt with floral patterns. Red morocco label with gilt title. Marbled endpapers. All edges red. The final, richly illustrated edition of this influential work on the history, geography, and natural history of the Near and Middle East by the French naturalist and explorer Pierre Belon du Mans (born 1517-murdered in Paris, 1564). Belon travelled through these regions between 1546 and 1550 and made numerous observations on the plants and their use, on animals (including a great deal on herpetology), people (with their various costumes) and towns. The work includes a map/view of Alexandria, and of the Sea of Marmara. The two fold-outs are missing, as usual. Belon's reports are generally correct and not rooted in fantasy and hearsay as is often the case with his contemporaries, the sole exception being the illustration of a small dragon-like creature. Other woodcuts show trees, birds, mammals, snakes, a crocodile, a giraffe, a lobster, etc. Two illustrations cut short in the margin with minor loss. A fine copy in an attractive binding. Brunet, 4533, p. 762; Nissen ZBI, 304. Very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg [Netherlands]
2012-02-08 00:00:00
NATTA Marc' Antonio
An elaborate almost full-page ornamental woodcut on title-page (by Jost Amman?), large woodcut arms of the dedicatee, six large ornamental woodcut printer's devices (two of them signed by Jost Amman), numerous ornamental woodcut initials and head-pieces.4 parts in one vol. Thick folio. Contemporary German blind-panelled pigskin, large arabesque ornament in centre of sides, ornamental roll-tooled borders, vellum ties (sides a little rubbed).
Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd. [U.K.]
2012-02-04 02:58:25
JANSSON, Jan
c1648. Copper engraving. Later colour. Very good condition. Size: 19.5 x 14.5 cm. (7½ x 5½ inches) Johannes Janssonius (1588 - 1664), more familiarly known as Jan Jansson, was a Dutch cartographer who produced his first maps of France and Italy in 1616 and continued from then onwards publishing a large number of maps which were almost comparable to Blaeu in quality. During the 1630s he went into partnership with his brother-in-law Henricus Hondius and published more editions of the highly regarded Mercator/Hondius/Jansson atlases.
Bookseller: Peter Harrington
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2012-01-30 11:54:14
Trentacinque, Alessandro
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.
Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
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2012-01-06 18:45:54
PAPPUS (PAPPOS) of ALEXANDRIA. - [THE CULMINATION OF GREEK MATHEMATICS]
- Colophon: Pisauri (Pesaro), Hieronymum Concordiam, 1588. (Having the reprinted title-page: Venetiis, Franciscum de Franciscis Senemsem, 1589). Folio. Cont. limp vellum. Repairs to upper part of back and small nicks to back repaired. Edges of covers with tiny loss of vellum. Covers slightly soiled. Calligraphed title on back. Title-page with and old, partly erased stamp. Woodcut printer's device on title. Ff (3), 334 (332) (= 664 pp). Numerous woodcut diagrams and illustrations in the text. Printed on good paper, Ff 2-3 with an old repair to inner margin (no loss). F 2 browned, but otherwise remarkably clean with only a few brownspots. A few small worm-tracts to some margins. First edition of a work which constitutes the culmination of Greek Mathematics. This copy has the fresh title, but is the 1588-printing. - "Pappos was the greatest mathematician of the final period of ancient science, and no one emulated him in Byzantine times. He was the last mathematical giant of antiquity." (George Sarton, Ancient Science and Modern Civilization. p.82)."Pappus of Alexandria in ab. 320 composed a work with the title Collection (Synagoge) which is important for several reasons. In the first place it provides a most valuable historical record of parts of Greek Mathematics that otherwise would be unknown to us. For instance it is in Book V of the Collection that we learn of Archimedes' discovery of the thirteen semiregular polyhedra or "Archimedian solids". Then, too, the Collection includes alternative proofs and supplementary lemmas for propositions in Euclid, Archimedes, Appolonius … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Lynge & Søn ILAB-LILA
2011-11-14 14:57:05
Fregoso, Battista (also, Fulgosus, Baptista)
Paris: Petrum Cavellat. 8vo. ff. (20), 380(actually 370), (16). Index. Large woodcut device on title. Cont. limp vellum, spine hand lettered. Occasional text soiling. The final "8" of the date has been altered by hand (to now read "1588"). A collection of historical information by ancient authors arranged by subject. Fregoso's (d. 1504) work first appeared in 1509 and was often reprinted. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller, Inc. ABAA [Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.]
2011-10-26 13:46:41
Pollet, François
Lyon, Lef?e 1588. Lyon, Lefèvre 1588. 18 cm. (32), 571, (53) Seiten mit Druckermarke auf Titel. Pergamentband der Zeit - Adams P-1783 - Jöcher III, 1665 (vgl.) - Zweite Lyoner Ausgabe seines Hauptwerks, posthum von seinem Schwiegersohn Philippe Broide herausgegeben. Einband leicht fleckig, Vordergelenk restauriert, papierbedingt leichte Bräunung - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -
Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat
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2011-08-06 22:44:50
Mainz, Caspar Bechem, 1588.. (...Auch den Ersamen und Weisen Staedt, Burgermeister, Rath und Gemein, der Stadt Wormbs anderen Theils, jüngster Zeit bethedingt, verglichen und auffgericht worden etc.). 88 (statt 98) n.n. Blätter (von den fehlenden 10 Bllättern sind 8 Blatt handschriftlich ergänzt). Pappband der Zeit mit Pergamenthandschrift bezogen u. handschriftl. RückenSchild (Fadenschließen fehlen, gebräunt u. etw. fleckig). * Erste Ausgabe. - VD 16, R 508 - Seltenes Vertragswerk zwischen Stift und Stadt Worms über verschiedene Bereiche, darunter Weinschank, Kornverkauf, Straßen, Brücken, Geistlichkeit, Judenschaft, Viehhandel, Gerichtsbarkeit etc. - Es fehlen die Lagen Q u. T. sowie möglicherweise 2 Blatt am Ende (VD 16 nennt 98 Bll.). - Besitzvermerk auf Vorsatz, Titel mit Ausschnitt (ohne Textverlust), vereinzelt mit kleinem Eckausriss, wenige Blätter mit Marginalien im Rand bzw. Unterstreichungen, etwas gebräunt und leicht fleckig. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 300 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ).
Bookseller: Buchhandlung & Antiquariat Friederichsen
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2011-08-02 15:43:46
LUMNIUS (Ioan. Fred.)
Anvers, Christophe Plantin, 1588 - Anvers, Christophe Plantin, 1588. In-8 (18 x 11), plein vélin ivoire à petits rabats, titre manuscrit au dos, titre avec marque, 7 f.-501 p.-12 f. (table)-1 f. (errata). Signature manuscrite ancienne au titre (Giroust). Papier légèrement bruni, sinon bel exemplaire.
Bookseller: LHOMME
2011-07-04 04:09:04
. 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.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas
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2011-06-27 22:19:17
. Holzschnitt v. Sebastian Münster aus Cosmographey. Oder beschreibung Aller Länder ... b. Sebastian Henric-Petri in Basel, 1588, 31 x 36 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Norwich-Stone, Maps of Africa, S. 4, Map 14; Tooley, Collectors' Guide To Maps of The African Continent and Southern Africa, S. 85; Burmeister, Seb. Münster Bibliographie, S. 71 f., Nr. 81. - Zeigt Afrika als Kontinent. - Unten links Kartusche mit Kartentitel; oben mittig außerhalb der Karte zusätzliche deutsche Titelkopfleiste. - Dekorative Afrika-Karte aus der 16. deutschen Ausgabe der Kosmographie von Sebastian Münster.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas
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2011-03-20 07:52:54
Mannagetta Johann Wilhelm
Nicht in Lesky, Wellcome, Blake, etc. - Zu Mannagetta (1588 - 1666) vgl. Wurzbach XVI, 383.- Sehr seltene Schrift über das Bad Ludwigsdorf bei Deutsch-Altenburg in Niederösterreich.- Die Tabelle gibt Badetage und -stunden an.- Leicht gebräunt, vorderer Vorsatz fehlt, Innendeckel mit entferntem Exlibris, Ebd. berieben u. bestoßen.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller [Salzburg, Austria]
2010-12-01 20:54:10
HELSINGØR & RIBE - BRAUN & HOGENBERG.
(Köln, ca. 1588). 34x47,5 cm. Kobberstukket planche visende både Helsingør og Ribe i prospekt. Øverste halvdel Helsingør, nederste Ribe. Brede marginer, velbevaret. ¶ Fra Braun & Hogenbergs Civitatis orbis terrarum " Köln 1588 ff. Yderst detaljerede byprospekter, hvor bebyggelsen tydeligt vises på et tidspunkt hvor Kronborg ses under opførelse. Bagside med latinsk tekst.
Bookseller: Lynge & Søn ILAB-ABF [Copenhagen, Denmark]
2010-10-30 20:20:29
RAMELLI, Agostino
Paris: for the author, 1588. First and sole edition of this profusely illustrated landmark on early technology, and along with Agricola
Bookseller: Martayan Lan, Inc. [US]
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2010-10-27 13:18:58
PAPPUS/COMMANDINO, Federico
Pesaro: Hieronymus Concordia, 1588. Very attractive and genuine copy of the scarce first edition. This is the complete extant text of the Alexandrian geometer Pappus (4th century AD) in the Latin translation of Federico Commandino, a crucial source for the history of ancient geometry (not infrequently the only extant witness) and a work which remained mathematically important to such later geometers as Descartes and Newton. This posthumous publication completes Commandino’s life’s work of reviving Renaissance mathematics by making available the best mathematical thought of antiquity. “Heath judiciously observes that the Collection, while covering practically the whole field of Greek geometry, is a handbook rather than an encyclopedia; and that it was intended to be read with the original works, where extant, rather than take their place. But where the history of a particular topic is given, Pappus reproduces the various solutions, probably because of the difficulty of studying them in many different sources. Even when a text is readily available, he often gives alternative proofs and makes improvements or extensions.” -- DSB, X.294; The book of greatest interest to modern geometers is book VII, in a passage on Apollonius’ Conics. This concerns 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 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Martayan Lan, Inc. [US]
2010-10-20 11:08:33
BRAUN, Georg (1541 - 1622) & Frans HOGENBERG (1536-1590)
Cologne: 1588. Engraved with period color. Loss to lower left corner of image very skilfully repaired with facsimile. Latin text. 13 7/8 x 18 7/8 inches. 19 x 23 inches. From Braun & Hogenberg's monumental "Civitates Orbis Terrarum" This is one of the earliest obtainable and most desirable images of Delft. An elegant composition, carefully coloured with great skill by a period hand, it provides a fascinating panorama of the beautiful Netherlands town. The town is oriented so that north is to the right or more exactly, the top right corner. Due to the river and canals, which are not easily changed, the outline of the town is very much today as it was in the late 1500s. The drawing Hogenberg used is thought to be based on an anonymous panel in the Prinsenhof in Delft, probably done in the 1570s. The drawing is quite accurate, details of the two major churches while disproportionately large depict the great spires as they were, and as they remain, having had a few alterations. The large church in the center of town is Nieuwe Kerk, in which the Netherlandish Royal Family has been buried since 1574, when William the Silent became the first, assassinated at the command of Philip II of Spain. The town was founded in the Middle Ages and seems to have enjoyed intelligent city planning with its alternating canals and streets, central church and city hall, river moat, walls and gates, all of which can be studied in this splendid bird's-eye view. It comes from Braun & Hogenberg's magnificent series of town plans, Civitates Orbis Terrarum, printed in six volumes in several l … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books
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2010-09-17 09:34:38
DE VIO TOMMASO (Cajetano).
apud Iuntas,, Venetiis. Pp. (12) -299 (1). Con marchio giuntino al front. Unito a: Tommaso d'Aquino. Quaestiones Quodlibetales duodecim nunc ab infinitis mendis vindicatae. Venetiis, Iuntas, 1588. Cc. (6) 58. Unito a: Tommaso d'Aquino. Aug. Hunnai de sacramentis ecclesiae Christi axiomata. Venetiss, Iuntas, 1598. Cc. 20, 7 + 1 cb. Unito a: Sex copiosissimi indices Diu multumque hactenus ad amnium desiderati Summae Theologicae D. Thomae Aquinatis. Venetiis, Iuntas, 1588. Cc. (170). Belle figure incise a ciascun frontespizio. Quattro opere raccolte in un volume di cm. 25,5. Legatura settecentesca in mezza pelle con punte e titoli in oro al dorso. Un antico timbretto religioso tedesco (con relativo annullo). Esemplare peraltro ben conservato. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense [riva del garda, Italy]
2010-08-05 11:31:39
Etienne Stephano Nebelmair. Matthias Mairhofer (ed)
Davidis Sartorii, Ingoldstad. 8vo. (1588) This copy collates as only other copy located (Biblioteque St. Genevieve, Paris). (4)47(1). Nebelmair - ordained 1590, Bishop of Regensburg & Halmiros. Eps a little marked and light damp-staining to margins of pages. Good otherwise in later nineteenth century half calf and marbled boards, later respine. Lacking part of red morocco label. Some wear to boards and extremities but good and sound otherwise. Very rare. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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2010-07-13 00:52:55
ZAMPINI Matteo
- par Rolin Thierry, à Paris 1588, petit in-8 (15,8x10,5cm), (8) 140ff., relié. - Edition originale de la traduction française. L'ouvrage parut d'abord en italien en 1578, puis en latin en 1580. Brunet cite une autre oeuvre de Zampini V, 1522. Reliure en plein veau blond glacé début XVIIe siècle, dos lisse avec titre doré en double encadrement, double encadrement sur les plats. Bel exemplaire. 2 petits trous de vers en marge droite traversant les feuillets sans atteinte au texte. Un léger accroc en coiffe. Matteo Zampini, jurisconsulte italien et conseiller secret de Catherine de Medicis qu'il suivit en France. Il rejoignit le parti de la ligue avec une grande ferveur. Ses écrits sont demeurés fameux sur la question de la souveraineté des rois et sur le concept de royauté. Il fit tout ce qui était en son pouvoir pour empêcher Henri IV d'accéder au trône. Il s'agit à la fois d'un traité politique et historique. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition of the French translation. The book first appeared in Italian in 1578, then in Latin in 1580. Brunet cites another work Zampini V, 1522. Calf Full glossy blond early seventeenth century, smooth spine with gilt title in double frame, double frame on boards. Nice copy. 2 small wormholes in the right margin slips through without interference with the text. A slight hitch in cap. Matteo Zampini, Italian jurist and privy councilor Catherine de Medicis that followed in France. He joined the party in the league with great fervor. His writings have remained famous on the question of the sovereignty of kings and the concept … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet [Paris, France]
2010-05-02 09:18:08
RAMELLI, Agostino.
Paris: the author, 1588. 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. 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. 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. 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 th … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2010-04-30 21:22:18
Dobereiner, Philip
Munchen Dobereiner, Philip, 1588. First Thus. Full-Leather. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Aus den Heiligen schriften des theuren Mans Gottes Ludwig von Granata genomen. Printed by Adam Berg.. Not paginated. (appr. 500 pp.) Title printed in red and black.Each page with finely designed ornamental woodcut border. Fine panel binding, clasps missing, spine and front- endpaper, skilfully renewed. A nice series of tracts, in a wonderfull, early Munich edition. Condition: Good.
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2010-04-26 07:31:31
RAMUSIO, Giovanni Battista (1485-1557).
Venice: Giunti, 1588, 1583, 1606. 3 volumes, folio (12 1/8 x 8 1/8 inches). Volume one with 3 double-page woodcut maps ("Prima Tavola," "Seconda Tavola," and "Terza Tavola"), and one full-page woodcut map of the Nile; Volume III with 7 double-page woodcut maps and plans ("Il Cvscho citta principale della provincia del Perv," "La Nvova Francia, Terra de Nvrvmbega, Terra de Laborador, Isola de demoni, Terra Nvova," "Brasil," "Parte del Africa," "Taprobana, Sumatra, Tramontana," "La Terra de Hochelaga nella Nova Francia," and "Vniversale della parte del Mondo nvovamente ritrovata"), one full-page woodcut map of Isola Spagnvola, and a plan of Mexico, illustrated throughout with numerous woodcuts of native plants, animals, people and aspects of their culture (some marginal staining, scattered spotting and browning). Contemporary speckled sheep, spines in six compartments with five raised bands, morocco gilt lettering pieces in one, volumes number stamped in gilt in another, all with borders of double gilt fillet (joints a bit weak in places, some minor scuffing). Provenance: Some early 19th-century annotations to initial blanks; 19th-century bookplate of A. de St. Ferriol on the front paste-down of each volume; Armorial bookplate of the author, travel historian and archivist Henry Percival Biggar (1872-1938) on the front paste-down of volume III; David Parsons (Collection of Voyages and Travels). AN ATTRACTIVE SET CONTAINING THE COMPLETE VOYAGES. The fourth edition of the first volume, the third edition of the second and third volumes. The first volume relates almost entirely … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2010-04-25 04:30:49
A VERY PROPER TREATISE,
Typographical device on title. Printed throughout in black letter. 11, [1] leaves. Small 4to, fine modern blue morocco, dentelles gilt, a.e.g. London: T. Purfoote, the assigne of R. Tottill, 1588. Fourth edition of one of the earliest English books of "secrets," or manual of practical arts; this text appears to be entirely of English origins. It was first published in 1573 and reprinted in 1581 and 1583; there were also editions of 1596 and 1605. All editions are very scarce; of this printing the NSTC (24255) records five copies: L18, O; F, PN, NY Metropolitan Museum. This is a very early English manual of instructions for painting and illuminating ("limming," or "limning"), particularly books and manuscripts. The following recipes are characteristic: "to temper golde or silver wherewith you may write with a pen or paint with a pencil"; "to temper Brasill wherewith to write, florish, or rule bookes"; "to make a kind of colouring called vernix, wherewith you may vernish gold, silver, and other colour or paintings, be it upon velim, paper, timber, stone, leade, copper, glasse, &c." The last leaf contains on the recto "the names of all such colours and other thinges as are mentioned and contayned in this present booke of limming, and are for the moste parte to bee solde at the apothecaries," and on the verso is an index to the various recipes. A fine copy. Books of this sort are perishable by nature and copies seldom appear on the market; many of those which do survive in institutional libraries are in less than perfect condition. .
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2010-03-26 15:31:54
Köln, Braun & Hogenberg, 1588. Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus "Civitates orbis terrarum". Darstellung ca. 33,2 x 46,8 cm. Kräftiger Abzug in frischem Kolorit. - Bugfalte. - Gerahmt. - Der Kupferstecher Frans Hogenberg (1535-1590) gab ab 1572 zusammen mit dem Theologen u. Verleger Georg Braun (1541-1622) die ersten 4 Bände des großen Städteansichtenwerks "Civitates Orbis Terrarum" heraus (Bde. 5 u. 6 bearbeitete Simon van den Neuwel). - Zu Hogenberg siehe ADB 12, S. 650 ff., zu Braun siehe NDB 2, S. 550.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinhold Pabel [Hamburg, Germany]
2010-03-07 12:38:04
ZAMPINI Matteo
à Paris: par Rolin Thierry, 1588. Fine. par Rolin Thierry, à Paris 1588, petit in 8 (15,8x10,5cm), (8) 140ff., relié. - First edition of the French translation. The book first appeared in Italian in 1578, then in Latin in 1580. Brunet cites another work Zampini V, 1522. Calf Full glossy blond early seventeenth century, smooth spine with gilt title in double frame, double frame on boards. Nice copy. 2 small wormholes in the right margin slips through without interference with the text. A slight hitch in cap. Matteo Zampini, Italian jurist and privy councilor Catherine de Medicis that followed in France. He joined the party in the league with great fervor. His writings have remained famous on the question of the sovereignty of kings and the concept of royalty. He did everything in his power to prevent Henry IV to the throne. It is both a political and historical Treaty. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française. L'ouvrage parut d'abord en italien en 1578, puis en latin en 1580. Brunet cite une autre oeuvre de Zampini V, 1522. Reliure en plein veau blond glacé début XVIIe siècle, dos lisse avec titre doré en double encadrement, double encadrement sur les plats. Bel exemplaire. 2 petits trous de vers en marge droite traversant les feuillets sans atteinte au texte. Un léger accroc en coiffe. Matteo Zampini, jurisconsulte italien et conseiller secret de Catherine de Medicis qu'il suivit en France. Il rejo … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2010-01-17 18:12:56
HIPPOCRATES/BRENTIUS, Andrea, tr
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 pe … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2010-01-16 09:56:30
Rheinland-Pfalz -
Holzschnitt-Karte aus Sebastian Münster, 1588, koloriert. Ca. 25,8 x 34 cm. Papierausdünnungen im Bereich des Falzes. Linke untere Ecke (außerhalb der Darstellung) ergänzt. Hellwig, Mittelrhein und Moselland im Bild alter Karten, Nr. 6. Zeigt das Gebiet zwischen Straßburg, Metz, Andernach und Frankfurt mit der Pfalz und dem Saarland im Zentrum. Westorientierte Karte. Mittelteil der Rheinlaufkarte Sebastian Münsters. Ab 1588 ersetzt die hier vorliegende Fassung, die von unbekannter Hand neu gezeichnet und in Holz geschnitten wurde, die entsprechende ältere Karte in der Cosmographia.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen [Trier, Germany]
2009-11-22 19:27:24
Montaigne, Michel de
Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles. E. Flammarion, Successeur, nd. 7 vols. 8vo. Bound in half red morocco and marbled boards, t.e.g. Spine slightly faded, else fine. 7 vols. 8vo.
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2009-07-07 13:11:20
Fischart, Johann
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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2009-04-19 16:23:50
Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg 1588. 17x44 cm. - Fritz S. 12ff. -
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2009-04-19 16:23:50
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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2009-03-12 02:13:19
LANCELLOTTI GIOV. PAOLO
Romae: JAC. Tornerii(1588). [Diritto-Perugia] (cm.23) Buona piena pergamena originale con unghie, bel titolo manoscritto al dorso. -cc.8nn., pp.513 + 1 c. bianca, pp.84, cc.18nn. testo a due colonne contornato dal commento. fregi e capilettera in xilografia. L'opuscolo in fine "de comparatione iuris pontificii et caesarei." ha fron tis proprio, bella marca tipografica e diversa tipografia: romae, Alex gardanum et Franc. Coattinum 1587. Opera celebre apparsa nel 1563 e tante volte ristampata. Cfr. Vermiglioli "Scrittori perugini" II 46_47. Edizione molto rara, manca ad Adams, BM.STC, Vermiglioli, Choix, e Sapori che ha edizioni solo del 600 e 700. Qualche rara e lievissima ombreggiatura ma esemplare molto bello e genuino. manca a molta bibliografia consultata. ICCU registra nel CENSUS solo 9 copie presenti nelle biblioteche italiane.[f45]. Libro. Book Condition: ottimo. Binding: Rilegato
Bookseller: LIBRI ANTICHI E RARI FRANCESCO&CLAUDIA [AREZZO, Italy]
2009-03-10 10:18:41
JAN JANSSON
JAN JANSSON 1588-1664 Johannes Janssonius, more commonly known to us as Jan Jansson, was born in Arnhem where his father was a bookseller and publisher (Jan Janszoon the Elder). In 1612 he married the daughter of the cartographer and publisher Jodocus Hondius, and then set up in business in Amsterdam as a book publisher. In 1616 he published his first maps of France and Italy and from then onwards he produced a very large number of maps, perhaps not quite rivaling those of the Blaeu family but running a very close second in quantity and quality. From about 1630 to 1638 he was in partnership with his brother-in-law, Henricus Hondius, issuing further editions of the Mercator/Hondius atlases to which his name was added. On the death of Henricus he took over the business, expanding the atlas still further, until eventually he published an 11-volume Atlas Major on a scale similar to Blaeu's Atlas Major. The first full edition of Jansson's English County Maps was published in 1646 but some years earlier he issued a number of British maps in the Mercator/Hondius/Jansson series of atlases (1636-44); the maps were printed from newly engraved plates and are different from the later 1646 issue and are now rarely seen (see Appendix B for further details). In general appearance Jansson's maps are very similar to those of Blaeu and, in fact, were often copied from them, but they tend to be more flamboyant and, some think, more decorative. After Jansson's death his heirs published a number of maps in an Atlas Contractus in 1666 and later still many of the plates of his British maps were a … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco [San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.]
2009-03-07 08:11:07
EYTZINGER, Michael von (ca 1530 - 1598).
[Colophon:] Cologne: Gerard van Campen, 1588. One volume in two. Folio (10 4/8 x 7 4/8 inches). 10 preliminary leaves (pages 3 and 4 with expert repairs to wormholes affecting the text) including the engraved architectural title-page (expertly re-margined) with engraved portrait of the author on verso both with original hand-color, fine large folding map of the Low Countries "Leo Belgicus" (later issue, in recent color and supplied) and 208 double-page engraved plates with EXCEPTIONALLY FINE ORIGINAL COLOR, including three laid down, by Franz Hogenberg on numbered and paginated bifolia with text on versos, mounted on guards (many renewed), two engraved calendars on verso of penultimate leaf (plates III, CIII, CCVII with expertly repaired tears affecting the images, early marginal repairs to plates XXIX, CXXVI, browned and occasionally stained). Early vellum over thin paste-board, yapp fore-edges, title in manuscript on the spines (a few stains, small tear at the head of the spine on volume two). Provenance: Near contemporary inscription partially obscured at the foot of the title-page; the fine engraved bookplates of "Mr. Jullien, Procureur General des Eaux et Forests de France" on each front paste-down; the early ownership inscription of "Cernof 1768" in gold ink on the title-page. First published in 1583 with 112 plates, there were frequent reissues with augmentations of the text and in the number of plates. Graesse describes the 1588 edition as the last and rarest, although this may be a variant issue, having the imprint of van Campen on the colophon but not the date … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries - Aradernyc [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2009-02-28 02:16:46
- 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]
Bookseller: Antiquaria Bok & Bildantikvariat AB
2009-02-19 07:20:06
SALLUSTIUS CRISPUS GAIUS.
apud Ioan. Gryphium, 1588. Cm. 15,5, pp. (16) 268 (44). Marchio tipografico del Grifio al frontespizio. Capolettera e finalini incisi. Legatura coeva in pergamena molle. Esemplare genuino e ben conservato.
Bookseller: Benacense [IT]
2009-02-11 23:15:48
Manfredi Girolamo (1430-1493)
Appresso Ventura de Saluador, In Venetia, 1588. Frontespizio in nero con marca tipografica xilografica frontalini capilettera e finalini ornati. Illustrazione raffigurante l'uomo dello zodiaco alla fine della quarta parte (25) + (2) + 303 + 1 ill n.t. p. in-16 p.perg settecentesca titolo manoscritto al dorso (in epoca recente)
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Giulio Cesare [roma, ROMA, Italy]
2009-02-07 16:00:54
PAPPUS (PAPPOS) of ALEXANDRIA. - [THE CULMINATION OF GREEK MATHEMATICS]
Colophon: Pisauri (Pesaro), Hieronymum Concordiam, 1588. (Having the reprinted title-page: Venetiis, Franciscum de Franciscis Senemsem, 1589). Folio. Cont. limp vellum. Repairs to upper part of back and small nicks to back repaired. Edges of covers with tiny loss of vellum. Covers slightly soiled. Calligraphed title on back. Title-page with and old, partly erased stamp. Woodcut printer's device on title. Ff (3), 334 (332) (= 664 pp). Numerous woodcut diagrams and illustrations in the text. Printed on good paper, Ff 2-3 with an old repair to inner margin (no loss). F 2 browned, but otherwise remarkably clean with only a few brownspots. A few small worm-tracts to some margins. ¶ First edition of a work which constitutes the culmination of Greek Mathematics. This copy has the fresh title, but is the 1588-printing. - "Pappos was the greatest mathematician of the final period of ancient science, and no one emulated him in Byzantine times. He was the last mathematical giant of antiquity." (George Sarton, Ancient Science and Modern Civilization. p.82)."Pappus of Alexandria in ab. 320 composed a work with the title Collection (Synagoge) which is important for several reasons. In the first place it provides a most valuable historical record of parts of Greek Mathematics that otherwise would be unknown to us. For instance it is in Book V of the Collection that we learn of Archimedes' discovery of the thirteen semiregular polyhedra or "Archimedian solids". Then, too, the Collection includes alternative proofs and supplementary lemmas for propositions in Euclid, Archimedes, Appolonius … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Herman H J Lynge & Søn A/S [DK]
2009-02-04 22:48:56
Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg 1588. 32.5x43.5 cm. - Westfalia Picta I, S. 41ff. - Die dekorative grosse Ansicht.
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