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        MAGDEBURG: Gesamtansicht (Vogelschau), um 1590, Kupferstich, dekorativ koloriert, 32x43 cm

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      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Murr Bamberg GbR]
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        Dionysii Halicarnassei. Antiquitatum Rom. Libri XI. Ab ?milio Porto Recens et post aliorum interpretationes Latin? Redditi.

      1590, Hard Cover, Book Condition: GoodSize: 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall, Latin. Ex officina Antonij de Harfy. Yellow vellum covers are fairly heavily soiled, a 5.5cm vertical crack in centre spine and approximately half of the front spine joint. Vellum is coming away from edges of front stuckdown. Last few pages of index have a water mark on bottom fore edge margin. Even yellowing to interior pages but no age spotting, pages tight and clean. 1082pp + index.

      [Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd]
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        De Iuribus et Privilegiis Fisci, Libri septem

      Apud Paulum Meietum 1590 In folio, c.nn. 24, numerate 215, cb. La prima edizione dell'opera vide la luce nel 1587. L'autore, giureconsulto e letterato veneto (1530 - 1616), analizza la legge romana sul fisco, con particolare riguardo alla tassazione e alla confisca della proprietà privata. Ottimo esemplare. Legatura coeva in pergamena. (Moranti, II, p. 1028; Sapori, II, 1053).

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marisa Meroni]
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        Descrizzione dell'entrata dell'illustriss., e reverendiss. monsig. Ascanio Piccolomini, alla possession del suo arcivescovado in Siena, il dì XXI. di novembre 1589.

      - Siena, Luca Bonetti, 1590. 4to. Cart. primi '900. (4),91,(1) pp., stemma Piccolomini al front. - Esemplare corto di margini, antica annotazione di possesso sul front., leggero alone d'umidità nella parte alta verso la fine.

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        Dionysii Halicarnassei. Antiquitatum Rom. Libri XI. Ab Æmilio Porto Recens et post aliorum interpretationes Latinè Redditi.

      1590 - Latin. Ex officina Antonij de Harfy. Yellow vellum covers are fairly heavily soiled, a 5.5cm vertical crack in centre spine and approximately half of the front spine joint. Vellum is coming away from edges of front stuckdown. Last few pages of index have a water mark on bottom fore edge margin. Even yellowing to interior pages but no age spotting, pages tight and clean. 1082pp + index. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd]
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        Kst.- Karte, aus Ortelius, "Norimberg. Agri, fidissima descript.".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, dat. 1590, 1592, 30,7 x 23,5 (H). Van der Broecke, Nr. 99 b. Koemann Ort 27 B. - Mit Schriftleiste und ausgemalter Rollwerkskartusche. Gebiet Erlangen, Hersbruck, Altdorf, Schwabach.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        De Arbitrariis Iudicum Quaestionibus et Causis, Libri Duo.

      1590 - An Important Paduan Jurist Menochio, Giacomo [1532-1607]. De Arbitrariis Iudicum Quaestionibus et Causis, Libri Duo, Varia, Recondita, Perfectaque Eruditione Referti, & Omnibus, Iudicia Prefertim Exercentibus, Oppido Quam Necessarii: Universam Enim Iuris Tractationem Quae a Iudicum Arbitrio Atque Potestate Pendet, Complectuntur. Nunc Demum Multis in Locis Restituti, & A Quamplurimis Mendis Vindicati, Hacq; Omnium Postrema Auctoris Recognitione, Multarum Rerum Auctione Illustrati, & Locupletati, Quas his Notis [Pointing Hand] Inclusimus. Accessit Praeterea Libro Secundo Centuria Quinta, Eiusdem Authoris Solertia Recens Conscripta, Centum Cases Iudicibus Arbitrarios Continens, In Qua Multa, Quae ad Quotidianum Usum Forensem Spectant, Dilucidissime Pertractantur. Adiecta sunt Summaria, Indicesque Duo Copiosi, Argumentorum Unus, Alter Verborum, Rerum, Sententiarumque Insignium. Venice: Ad Signum Concordiae, [Apud Franciscum de Franciscis], 1590. [lxx], 352 ff; [xxxii], 139 pp. Two volumes in one. Main text printed in parallel Columns. Folio (12-1/2" x 8-1/2"). Later calf, gilt double frames with corner fleurons to boards, gilt spine with raised bands and lettering piece, speckled edges, marbled endpapers. Some rubbing, chipping to spine ends, front board detached, rear boards beginning to separate. Large woodcut printer devices to title pages. Some toning, light soiling to first title page, minor worm holes to margins of a few leaves with no loss to text. Ex-library. Early location labels to spine, small blindstamp to title page and a few other leaves. A nice copy. * Final edition, corrected. With index. Editorial changes noted with pointing hands (manicules) in margins. Highly regarded in his time, Menochio was a professor of law at the University of Padua. This volume is a collection of writings dealing with judges, judicial discretion and civil procedure, actions and defenses in Roman law. It was first published in 1569 and went through seven subsequent editions. OCLC locates 3 copies of this imprint (at Harvard and UC-Berkeley Law Schools and the University of Kansas). Censimento Nazionale delle Edizioni Italiane del XVI Secolo (EDIT16) CNCE 24943. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        Cento ragionamenti sopra la Passione di nostro Signore. Parte prima che contiene la cattura e quanto avvenne nell'orto (venticinque ragionamenti).

      Bartoli., Genova. 1590 - In 8° , p. perg. molle , cc. nn. 32+ c. n. 232. Front. fig. testate. capilettera. Finaline. Carta e stampa fresche. Pregevole marca tipografica sull'ultima c. Lievi gore che non ledono il t., rare fioriture. D. rinforzato. Lievi mende alla cop. , principalmente macchie, e semi sciolta. Piccolo restauro al front. Disp. del solo vol. sopra descritto.

      [Bookseller: Libreria M. T. Cicerone]
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        Discurso del’Habilidad de la Juventud

      Napoles: Horacio Saluiani, 1590 - Full vellum binding with title and date hand-lettered to spine. Octavo. Early ink notation, mostly consisting of numbers, to title page, verso of title, and last few pages. Woodcut device to title page, decorative woodcut initials. 93pp. This work deals with political contrasts between youth and old age.

      [Bookseller: Johanson Rare Books ABAA]
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      Nuremberg: [Typis Voegelinianis], 1590 [1605]. Hardcover. Minor dampstaining at the upper gutter extending toward the center of the page in some instances but usually quite light and never touching any emblem. Near Fine example of this lovely book. Small quarto (5-1/4" x 7-3/4") bound in full recent antique calf with four raised bands and gilt lettering. Bound with Camerarius. Symbolorum & emblematum ex animalibus.... Nuremberg, 1595. And: Camerarius. Symbolorum & emblematum ex volitatibus et insectis.... Nuremberg, 1596. And: Camerarius. Symbolorum & emblematum ex aquatilibus et reptilibus.... [Nuremberg?], 1604. Edited by the renowned German physician and naturalist J. Camerarius's son, Ludwig Camerarius. First Collected Edition of the four volumes, this copy lacking the general title page and five pages of preliminary matter but retaining the blanks at the end of the third and fourth parts. 102 ff.; 103 ff. [1]; [2] 102 ff. [2]; [4] 100 ff. [1]. Each volume contains an original engraved title page and 100 charming circular emblems making a total of 400 emblems employing a combined technique of etching and copper engraving depicting plants, animals, birds, and fish attributed to Hans Sibmacher with accompanying descriptive text. First published separately in 1590, the CENTURIA UNA was THE FIRST BOTANICAL EMBLEM BOOK and one of the first books to contain illustrations of plants on intaglio plates. Hunt 181; Landwehr German 166; Nissen 312.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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      Civitates Orbis Terrarum. Cologne. c.1590, French edition. - Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Size: 355 × 320 mm. (14 x 12½ inches). Some showthrough of text from verso on left margin.Very good condition, but very small hole in top border. Beautiful view of the Spanish city of Santander. Showing the port and harbour, ships in the bay, mountains beyond and three women, a donkey and a baby in the foreground. Braun and Hogenberg's Civitates Orbis Terrarum was a monumental work completed over 45 years between 1572 and 1617, and was one of the best-selling works of the late sixteenth-century. It was the first systematic city atlas (containing the first printed views of many towns). Ortelius, who travelled with the artist Joris Hoefnagel supplied much of the material, which was then engraved by Novellus and Hogenburg. George Braun wrote the text. There were a number of editions, but it is extremely difficult (and as Koeman says 'of secondary importance') to differentiate between them, as the state of the plates, their number and order does not vary. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Biblia Sacra. Veteris et Novi Testamenti. Secundum editionem vulgatam

      Basileae: [Thomas Guarin], 1590-91. . 8vo, (xl), 737, (1), 304, (vi), 266, (102) pp. Three parts, each with an engraved title page, the initial Old Testament title dated 1591 and the second part and the New Testament title dated 1590. Four maps, three of which are folding - one map torn in half along the fold crease and repaired, plus numerous woodcuts in the text. Some wear from damp to a few leaves in Esdras, with loss to one leaf, small closed marginal tear to the initial title, lacking the front free endpaper. Two 19th century ownership inscriptions to the paste down plus a more recent bookplate by Reynolds Stone for John and Hyacinth Lawrence. Contemporary blind stamped pigskin, with a worn handwritten paper label and another faded manuscript title to spine, top of spine with a small chip and one minor tear, foot of lower board slightly worn, lacking the ties but still with the metal ends and two worn pieces of leather attached. Overall a well preserved copy. Not in Darlow and Moule.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Disputatio de Sacra Scriptura; contra huius temporis papistas, inprimis Robertum Bellarminum Jesuitam, pontificium in Collegio Romano; & Thomam Stapletonum.

      Herborn, Christoph Rab, 1590. - (26), 811, (23) SS., 2 l. w. Bll. Mit 2 versch. Druckermarken am Titel und am letzten Textblatt verso. Rot eingefärbter flexibler Pergamentband der Zeit auf 3 durchzogenen Bünden. Verblaßter dreiseitiger gesprenkelter Rotschnitt. Reste von Bindebändern. 8vo. Erste in Deutschland gedruckte, insgesamt zweite Ausgabe (EA Cambridge 1588). Der englische Theologe William Whitaker (1548-95), ein Vertreter der calvinistischen Prädestinationslehre, tat sich als Gegner des Katholizismus hervor, insbesondere von Robert Bellarmin. Ebendieser Gegner jedoch bewunderte den Cambridger Theologen derart, daß er sogar dessen Portrait in seinem Studierzimmer aufhängte (vgl. DNB XI, 22). - Unterschiedlich gebräunt und teils auch wasserrandig. Mehrere Anstreichungen von alter Hand. Am Titel hs. Besitzvermerk der Wiener Unbeschuhten Augustiner (Mitte 18. Jh.); am vorderen Innendeckel deren hs. Signaturvermerk, am Rücken Spuren des Signaturetiketts. VD 16, W 2350. BM-STC German 912. Adams W 86.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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      Venice: L'Isole Piu Famoso del Mondo. Simon Galignani. 1590 - Size:197 × 297 mm. A fine, crisp impression. Fine condition. Copper engraving. Hand coloured. Oval map of the world. The maps for this atlas were engraved by Girolamo Porro from Padua, and are set within a page of text, with engraved headpiece and decorated initial. There were many editions of this popular atlas between 1576 and 1713. Moreland and Bannister, p.68

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Chilonium, vulgo Kyell. Kupferstich von Braun u. Hogenberg, um 1590. 33 x 47,5 cm.,

      1590 - Klose-Martius 2.- Prächtiger Abdruck auf kräftigem Papier. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        Bredenburga, arx. D. Henrici Rantzovii, D. Johan. Filii. Kupferstich von F. Hogenberg aus H. Henninges: Genealogial aliqot familiarum nobilium in Saxonia. Hamburg, 1590. 34 x 49 cm.,

      1590 - Nicht bei Klose-Martius; vgl. zum Werk: Lappenberg S. 79; Kat. der SH Landesbibliothek, S. 1049; Adams H 226.- Aufsicht aus der Vogelperpektive auf das Schloss mit seinem Burggraben, einer Brücke, dem vorgelagerten Barockgarten und einigen Stallungen.- Mit 3 Textkartuschen und 2 Wappen.- Knapprandig, 1 kleiner hinterlegter Randeinriss. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        Dantzigk. Altkolor. Kupferstich von Braun u. Hogenberg, um 1590. 32,5 x 48 cm. Gerahmt.,

      1590 - Gesamtansicht der Stadt Danzig, im Vordergrund Staffagefiguren. Oben Titelkartusche, daneben Wappendarstellungen. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        Hamburgum. Kolor. Kupferstich aus Braun und Hogenberg. Um 1590. 37,5 x 48 cm.,

      1590 - Figurenstaffage unten rechts, oben links Wappen der Stadt mit Legende.- Leichte kaum sichtbare Schabstelle am rechten Rand (ca. 2 cm). Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        GIUSTINO HISTORICO ILLUSTRE ne le historie esterne di Trogo Pompeo, tradotto da Bart. Zucchi da Monza. Coll¿aggiunta de li argomenti. provincie, popoli, città, castella, monti, mari e fiumi.

      Andrea Muschio, venetia 1590 - [500 PRIMA EDIZ](cm 23) Ottima piena pergamena coeva, nervi, fregi e tit. ms. al dorso; cc.8 nn., pp. 404, cc. 28 nn. Bella incisione in rame al frontis con due buoi che sorreggono uno stemma; la marca tipografica in xilogr. è invece in fine all'opera. Edizione originale assai rara della traduzione dello Zucchi. Argelati, "Volgarizzatori" II p. 207:" Dopo la dedica, lo Zucchi dice di non aver tradotto Giustino a parola per non scemare la grazia, il gusto e il frutto dell'opera". Manca all'Adams. Esempl. molto bello e fresco di quest'opera stampata in elegante corsivo, con capilettera figurati, testatine e finalini di notevole bellezza. Haym "Libri rari" I 24; BM. STC. 683. Il Censimento nazionale, Iccu, registra solo 12 copie nelle biblioteche italiane.[f69] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hypotyposes concionum in prophetas (quos vocant) minores in ecclesia Marpurgensi habitarum, quibus textus propheticus accurate resolutus explicatur succincte & nervose, doctrinaeque ex ipso textu fluentes proponuntur breviter . Editae ab authoris filio, Johanne Georgio Crocio. Kassel, F. Hertzog für J. Ingenbrand 1673. Fol. 7 S., 1046 S., 12 Bll., blindgepr. Schweinsldrbd. d. Zt.

      - VD17 1:080913M - nicht in BL German Books.- Johannes Crocius (1590-1659) war ab 1617 Professor der Theologie, Prediger und Konsistorialrat in Marburg. 1633 wurde er Rektor der neu gegründeten Universität Kassel, 1653 Rektor der wieder eröffneten Marburger Universität. Er vertrat eine gemäßigte reformierte Lehre. Die hessische Kirchenordnung von 1657 geht hauptsächlich auf ihn zurück.- Bei vorliegendem Werk, herausgegeben von seinen Sohn Johann Georg, handelt es sich um Vorlesungen, die Crocius über die kleinen Propheten Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadja, Jona, Micha, Nahum Habakuk, Zephanja, Haggai, Sacharja und Maleachi gehalten hat.- Leicht gebräunt u. tls. etw. fleckig, Ebd. etw. berieben u. fleckig, Bindebänder fehlen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller]
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        L'isole piu famose del Mondo.

      Heirs of Simon Galignani, Venice 1590 - Small folio [20.25 x 29.5], (6) (of 12) ff., including engraved title, 201, (1) pp., including 47 copper plate engraved maps in text. Note: bound contemporaneously without 2nd half of index (b signature). Complete with all maps. Bound in contemporary flexible vellum, borders of covers gilt-ruled with arabesque in center, spine gilt with double bands. Head of spine chipped, and some soling to covers. Engraved ex libris of Thomas Heath, Merchant of Exeter and another of the Western Reserve Historical Society, stamped withdrawn. Some soiling in outer margin of title and scattered leaves, faint waterstain in margin of others. Notwithstanding a fresh copy with the maps in excellent impression. Excellent enlarged edition of one of the most beautifully engraved Italian island books of the sixteenth century. L'isole piu famose was the first with maps engraved on copper; and with the Gastaldi edition of Ptolemy¿s Geografia, 1548, it was among the few geographical works of any kind illustrated with engravings. This edition of Porcacchi contains much more than the first. According to Phillips Atlases it contains 17 maps not in the edition of 1572, including two relating to America: Jamaica and Puerto Rico, here called ¿Isola di S. Giovanni¿ for San Juan. Also included are maps of Spagnola and CUBA, Altogether, pages 154 to 184 relate to America. The volume closes with ¿Descrizione del Mappamondo¿ and ¿Discorso intorno alla carta da navigare,¿ pages 193 to 201, illustrated with two splendid Lafrerian-style maps of the world engraved by the Paduan Girolamo Porro. Porro, well-known as a book illustrator, later engraved maps for the first small-format Mercator atlas and for a Ptolemy (both appearing in 1596). According to Shirley, the oval-shaped world map ¿is a finely-executed reduction of Camocio¿s large world map of 1567, one of the last in the long line of derivatives from Gastaldi's prototype of 1546.¿ * Adams P-1906; Sabin 64105; Shirley 127-28; see The World Encompassed 86. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Martayan Lan, Inc]
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      Venice: L'Isole Piu Famoso del Mondo. Simon Galignani., 1590. Size:197 × 297 mm. Copper engraving. Hand coloured. A fine, crisp impression. Fine condition. Oval map of the world. The maps for this atlas were engraved by Girolamo Porro from Padua, and are set within a page of text, with engraved headpiece and decorated initial. There were many editions of this popular atlas between 1576 and 1713.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        MUSICOS (VAM SICHEM C.1590)

      1590 - Materia: Rara Xilografia del siglo XVIgrabada por el artistaChristoph van Sichem II (ca. 1581-1658) Publicación: c.1590. Posterior a Hendrik Goltzius, grabado por C. Van Sichem. Inscripción en la parte superior izquierda HG, CV Sichem scalp et excub. Descripción fisica: 1 estampa xilografía 306 x 213 mm. Descripción de la imagen: Jóven sentado de espaldas mira al espectador mientras toca el clavicordio y cuatro cantantes le acompañan. Referencias : Illustrated Bartsch vol III pag 405, Hollstein vol XXVII pag 31. Estado de conservación : Bueno, margenes cortos y manchas en los bordes del método deadhesión a la otra página sobre la que actualmente está pegado.

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        Della Architettura di Gio. Antonio Rusconi

      Venice: Gioliti, 1590. Small folio. Contemporary vellum. [xii], 144 pp. First edition, second issue, with the errata on p. [144]. Few blank repairs at bottom of title page, else fine. Books plate of George Fenhagen. Fowler, 280; Mortimer, 551.

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        Lezzioni di M. Benedetto Varchi accademico fiorentino, lette da lui publicamente nell’Accademia fiorentina, sopra diverse materie, poetiche e filosofiche, raccolte nuovamente, e la maggior parte non più date in luce, con due tavole, una delle materie, l’altra delle cose più notabili: con la vita dell’autore.

      In Fiorenza, per Filippo Giunti, M D XC. (1590). - Un volume in-4°, pp. (24), 682, (22). Legatura seicentesca in piena pergamena con dorso a cinque nervi e tagli rossi; titolo manoscritto al dorso di due mani: una più antica lo scrive in orizzontale, l’altra più moderna in verticale. Qualche brunitura in alcuni fascicoli, per il resto ottimo esemplare. Raccolta completa delle trenta lezioni del Varchi uscite in due parti tra il 1560 e il 1561; quest’edizione non è la più corretta, ma ha il pregio di essere la più completa (Gamba, Serie, 1003). Adams, II, 252; Edit 16, scheda CNCE 28815. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Strasburg - Theodosius Rihel 1590 - The Works of Hegesippus and Josephus bound in one volume. Rebound in cloth. This book contains the works of Hegesippus and Josephus. The text of these works are in German. Hegesippus lacks all after folio 84, and Josephus lacks all before folio 73. With ink annotations throughout. Saint Hegesippus, c. 110 c. 180 AD, was a Christian chronicler of the early Church who may have been a Jewish convert and certainly wrote against heresies of the Gnostics and of Marcion. Hegesippus' works are now entirely lost, save eight passages concerning Church history quoted by Eusebius, who tells us that he wrote Hypomnemata in five books, in the simplest style concerning the tradition of the Apostolic preaching. St. Hegesippus appealed principally to tradition as embodied in the teaching which had been handed down through the succession of bishops, thus providing for Eusebius information about the earliest bishops that otherwise would have been lost. The American theologian Robert M. Price has recently questioned the historical authenticity of Hegesippus, suspecting that 'He-gesippus' may be a garbled version of 'Josephus'. Josephus, 37 c. 100AD, also known as Yosef Ben Matityahu and after he became a Roman citizen, as Titus Flavius Josephus, was a first-century Jewish historian and apologist of priestly and royal ancestry who survived and recorded the destruction of Jerusalem in AD 70. His works give an important insight into first-century Judaism. Josephus was an important apologist in the Roman world for the Jewish people and culture, particularly at a time of conflict and tension. He always remained, in his own eyes, a loyal and law-observant Jew. He went out of his way both to commend Judaism to educated Gentiles, and to insist on its compatibility with cultured Graeco-Roman thought. He constantly contended for the antiquity of Jewish culture, presenting its people as civilised, devout and philosophical. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is very mild wear to the extremities, including bumping and rubbing. Internally the pages have some browning, withhandling marks throughout. The pages present of Hegesippus have browned watermarks, that do not affect visibility of the text. There are occasional browned watermarks throughout Josephus, most prominent between pages 99-102 and from 491 through to the Register. Many of the pages from Hegesippus have repairsto the bottom margins, that do not affect the text. There are repairs to folio 84 of closed tears, obscuring text. The fourth page from the rear of the text has repairs to closed tears that does not affect the text. There are copious inkannotations throughout. A label has been previouslypartially removed from the front pastedown. Overall the condition is very good, excepting the missing pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Late Sixteenth Century Copy Petition of the Mayor and Burgesses of Totnes, Devon

      c.1590 ? - The modern synopsis of the document is . "The Rt Hon Francis Earle of Bedford Lord Lieut of Devon (note in corner that the petition must be with (?) the Lords of the Council, not the Lord Lieut.) Recites Totnes is an ancient Corporation and the Mayor and ex-Mayor are the justices of the Peace within the Borough. That the town stands on the River Dart 7 miles from Dartmouth and from thence a daily passage by water within 4 miles of Torbay a spacious bay able to receive 500 ships and about 14 hrs sail from the coast of Normandy and Brittany and well -known to the French and others by continual trade. Is required to have a magazine of 84 barrells of powder with lead and match at the town charge. The principal strength is 60 trained soldiers 40 musketeers and 20(?) cornets who are summoned to general musters sometimes 6 or 8 miles from the town and that year 20 miles leaving the town naked and indefensible. The petitioners (?) to be allowed to raise a trained band of 100 and have same privilege as Weymouth Plymouth Dartmouth and Barnstaple to choose our officers and muster only within our precincts." On watermarked paper neatly folded and bound into half calf lettered in gilt along the spine with marbled boards. Delivered contemporaneously with the Armada (1588), this petition from the good officers of Totnes reflects the continued threat from across the channel, and the need for towns along the channel coast to arm themselves sufficently. Almost certainly a contemporary copy, it would seem unlikely the original is still extant, not found in the Devon Record Office Online Catalogue Size: 4to (unfolded 390 x 300mm) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roger Collicott Books]
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        not titel

      ca. 1590. Detailierte Karte zeigt den tel Bayerns nördlich von Regensburg mit Dietfurth, Berching, Neumarkt, Schwandorf ect., altkoloriert, Kupferstich, 31,5 x 42,5. Zustand: Perfekt, dem Alter entsprechend

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        A Briefe Treatise of Testaments and Last Willes . . . Compiled of such lawes Ecclesiasticall and Ciuill, as be not repugnant to the lawes, customes, or statutes of this Realme, nor derogatorie to the Prerogative Royall [etc.]. S.T.C. 23547; Beale T498

      London: Printed by John Windet, 1590. Modern dark brown calf, gilt-lettered, occasional light browning, else a very good crisp copy First edition of the first work on the English law of wills, and the first work by an Englishman on English canon law, praised by J.H. Baker as "a model of clarity and scientific technique" and by David Yale as "a full and accomplished treatise

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        Aegypti Recentior Descriptio [on sheet with] Carthaginis Celeberrimi Sinus Typus

      Antwerp 1590 - Size : 320x230 (mm), 12.625x9 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        The Use of the Celestial Globe in Plano.

      - London, [By John VVindet] for Tobie Cooke, 1590. FIRST EDITION. Small 4to, ff. (iv), 43, (lacking final blank). Roman and Black letter. Woodcut printer's device on t-p (McKerrow 237), large floriated and historiated woodcut initials, woodcut head and tail pieces, "Willaim Rose his book 1735" on pastedown, "Moses Roses book" on verso of A4, "Moses Rose his book November 20 1797" on recto of E1, ms. account notes on pastedown and verso of title bleeding through onto recto, similar notes on rear fly leaves, occasional note in margins of text. T-p and verso of last dusty, t-p fore-edge slightly frayed, occasional light marginal waterstaining in upper and lower margins, the odd thumb mark and oil splash, small tear in lower blank margin of E3. A good copy, stab bound in contemporary limp vellum, vellum stubbs, binding agreeably soiled and creased. VERY RARE, only early edition of this work on the use of celestial globes. The text is in the form of a dialogue between a Scholar and Master and was intended to aid the student astronomer/ cosmographer/ navigator to recognize the stars and their constellations. It contains a table of stars listing their longitude, latitude, magnitude and constellation. There is also a description of the nova that appeared in Cassiopeia in 1572-4. This event was witnessed across Europe and attracted the attention of the best astronomers of the day, among them Tycho Brahe, who published his account in 1575. This new star initially reached the brightness of Venus. Hood recounts the various theories regarding this phenomenon (that it was one of the stars of Cassiopeia or a comet) with much of the argument centering on whether this new light moved or not. By showing that it remained fixed, Brahe proved that it was not an atmospheric disturbance, such as a comet, but a new star. While Brahe himself was not a supporter of Copernicus' theory, that the sun not the earth is at rest at the centre of the universe, his discoveries in relation to the nova made this theory easier to accept. ÊHood (fl. 1582-1598), a graduate of Cambridge, held the first English lectureship in mathematics and was one of the first popularisers of the 'new learning'. This appointment was initiated and financed in 1582 by Thomas Smith, to whom this work is dedicated, and the lectures were given in the city of London. Smith was the first Governor of the East India Company, Governor of the Muscovy Company and Treasurer of the Virginia Company and a patron of science, trade and exploration. Hood's publications, which ranged from an English translation of Ramus' 'Elements of Geometrie' to a guide for mariners, as well as his inventions of mathematical instruments, show the wide scope of mathematics as a discipline in the late C16. He also lectured on geography and navigation. He is credited with popularising astronomy and the Copernican theory in England. This is the first of his two works on the celestial globe; the second was published in 1592 ('The use of both the Globes Celestiall and Terestriall', London). In 1589 Hood was, with Hakluyt, one of the subscribers to Raleigh's Virigina Company; he invented a sector, ancestor of the slide rule and the calculating machine in 1598, the same year as Galileo.According to the present t-p, one could also buy from Mr Hood himself at his house in Abchurch Lane 'two hemispheres' (22 inch square) to use with the present text. They illustrate the various constellations and stars by human and animal figures. Regrettably however they were very rarely united with the book and where they have survived they have generally done so separately. 'There is a copy in the British Museum, the text (without the plates) being in the Library, and coloured impressions of the two planispheres in the Map Department. This is the only copy noted in the STC. Bishop adds three further copies inÊ America, i.e. Washington, New York P.L., and Charlotesville, and of these Charlottesville alone has any plate, and only the South Pola

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        Symbolorum et Emblematum ex re herbaria desumtorum centuria una collecta. (1590) --- II. ... ex animalibus quadrupedibus. (1595) --- III. ...ex volatilibus et insectis desumptorum centuria tertia collecta. (1596) --- IV....ex aquatilibus et reptilibus desumptorum centuria quarta. (1604). Mit 4 gestoch. Titelseiten und insgesamt 400 Kupfer gestoch. v. H. Sibmacher.

      Nürnberg, Typis Voegelianis 1590 - 1604.. 4 in 1 Bd. 20,5 x 15 cm. Bl. 1-4, 6 ungez. Bll., Bl. 5-102, 103 Bll., (1 Bl.), 102 Bll. (2 Bll.), 100 (1) Bll. Leder d. Zt. mit Goldfileten.. VD16

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      FRANCOFURTI AD MOENUM 1590 - R300001385: Plus de 1100 planches en noir et blanc. Tamponnée d'une bibliothèque originaire de langon (33). Dos absent. Coin supérieur droit partiellement brulé. Tam inquilinorum, quàm exoticorum : Quæ partim Germania sponte producit : partim ab exteris regionibus allata, in Germania plantantur : In gratiam medicinæ reique herbariæ studiosorum, in tres partes digestæ. Adiecto indice gemino locupletissimo, curante, Nicolao Bassao, typographo francofurtensi In-4 Broché. A restaurer. Livré sans Couverture. Dos abîmé. Papier jauni Classification Dewey : 580-Botanique [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Metamorphoses, argumentis brevioribus ex Luctantio Grammatico collectis expositae: una cum iconibus

      Plantin 1590-1591, Antwerp - First illustrated edition of a very early juvenilia, volume II only of the two-volume Metamorphoses abbreviated. Oblong 16mo (4 1/8" x 5 1/8"); pagination: 209-361, plus 17 pages, including an Index and approbatio, with 72 plates on 71 leaves (lacking 4 plates and the text on the verso). This copy has two approbation leaves, both dated 1590. The final plate is the full-page Plantin device with the legend 'Labore et Constantinia.' Newly bound by Fitterer to style in full calf with a gilded spine. Ascribed to both the medieval grammarian Aelius Donatus and to Lactantius Placidus. The etchings are by Pieter van der Borcht, who signed the plate on p. 357. (Van der Borcht went to work for Christopher Plantin at an early age and designed many of his typographical ornaments.) Funck 374-375; Adams O-504; Hollstein III, 100, nos. 200-377; Adams O-504; Delen II, 92-93. "One of the gems of Renaissance illustrated books, adapted anonymously from Ovid for the young and dedicated by the printer to two young boys, Luis and Martin Perez de Baron. A defective copy (priced accordingly), but rich in beautiful plates and beautifully bound. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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      [Typis Voegelinianis] 1590 [1605], Nuremberg - Small quarto (5-1/4" x 7-3/4") bound in full recent antique calf with four raised bands and gilt lettering. Bound with Camerarius. Symbolorum & emblematum ex animalibus. Nuremberg, 1595. And: Camerarius. Symbolorum & emblematum ex volitatibus et insectis. Nuremberg, 1596. And: Camerarius. Symbolorum & emblematum ex aquatilibus et reptilibus. [Nuremberg?], 1604. Edited by the renowned German physician and naturalist J. Camerarius's son, Ludwig Camerarius. First Collected Edition of the four volumes, this copy lacking the general title page and five pages of preliminary matter but retaining the blanks at the end of the third and fourth parts. 102 ff.; 103 ff. [1]; [2] 102 ff. [2]; [4] 100 ff. [1]. Each volume contains an original engraved title page and 100 charming circular emblems making a total of 400 emblems employing a combined technique of etching and copper engraving depicting plants, animals, birds, and fish attributed to Hans Sibmacher with accompanying descriptive text. First published separately in 1590, the CENTURIA UNA was THE FIRST BOTANICAL EMBLEM BOOK and one of the first books to contain illustrations of plants on intaglio plates. Hunt 181; Landwehr German 166; Nissen 312. Minor dampstaining at the upper gutter extending toward the center of the page in some instances but usually quite light and never touching any emblem. Near Fine example of this lovely book [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Gierusalemme Liberata di Torquarto Tasso

      Genoa: Girolamo Bartoli, 1590. 1st Edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good. Castello, Bernardo; Agostino Caracci; Giacomo Franco. Book. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First illustrated version of "Gerusalemme Liberata". 255, 69, 40, [8] pp. With 20 plates of illustrations and illustrated title page, along with decorative tail and header elements framing each canto. Quarto, 9.5 by 7 inches or 24 by 17 cm. Brunet V 665. Gamba 948. Govi 137. (Govi, I Classici Che Hanno Fatto L'Italia, giorgio Regnani Editore, Modena 2010.) Agostino Caracci, brother of the more famous artist Annibalee Caracci -- both worked on celebrated frescos of the Palazzo Farnese in Rome -- contributed to the ornamenting of the plates to Canto 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 16, 17, 19, 20. Bound in nineteenth century vellum, with also Victorian Era marbled endpapers. Soilage scattered throughout, yet text remains attractive. Plates are also quite vivid and bright, with some soilage in their margins. Prior owner stamped an oval seal on the base margin of the plate, not touching the plate, and this impression while generally faded, also has shadow on facing page. Vellum has light soilage but remains healthy. Boards are flat -- no warping of vellum. Minor chip to title label and to place/year label, in neither case affecting gilt lettering.

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        Hariot's Virginia.] Admiranda narratio fida tamen, de commodis et incolarum ritibus Virginiae, . Anglico scripta sermone a Thoma Hariot

      Theodor De Bry, Frankfurt 1590 - Expertly bound to style in early limp vellum. Housed in a black morocco backed box. A fine copy of the De Bry first edition in Latin of Hariot's Virginia: the first eyewitness pictorial record of the American southeast and the first illustrated account wholly dedicated to any portion of what is now the United States. The publication of this work by De Bry launched what would later become known as his Grand Voyages. It is without question the most important of the series both in terms of contemporary influence and modern historical and ethnographic value. The text describes the first British colony to be established in the New World and is here united by De Bry with engravings based on watercolours by John White, a member of the expedition. This work offered the first accurate accounts and eyewitness depictions of native Americans. In 1584, Sir Walter Raleigh received a ten-year charter to establish the first permanent English settlement in Virginia and over the course of the next five years four expeditions landed at Roanoke for that purpose. The second of those expeditions included mathematician and navigator Thomas Hariot and artist and later colonial governor John White. Upon his return to London, Hariot would privately publish in 1588 A Brief and True Account of the New Found Land of Virginia (extant in only 6 known copies) which detailed the explorations and discoveries during the 1585 expedition. The following year Hakluyt would include the text in his seminal Principall Navigations . In 1589, master engraver and publisher Theodor De Bry traveled to London where he met Hakluyt, who told him of the British expeditions to Virginia and shared with him both Hariot's journal and White's watercolours from the expedition. Hakluyt suggested the publication of a series of illustrated voyages to America, beginning with Hariot/White. De Bry returned to Frankfurt and in 1590 published the work in Latin and German. John White's illustrations are among the most famous of early American images. White was the lieutenant-governor of the abortive colony, and a skilled artist. His carefully executed watercolours are remarkably accurate renderings of the Carolina Indians and their customs, costumes, rituals, hunting practices and dwellings. No other artist so carefully rendered American Indians until Karl Bodmer worked on the Missouri in the 1830s. The engravings after White are the best pictorial record of American Indians before the 19th century, while the important map within the work is the first detailed depiction of the Virginia coast and Carolina capes, showing the coast from the mouth of the Chesapeake to Wilmington, North Carolina. Arents 37; Church 140; Cumming & De Vorsey 12; European Americana 590/31; JCB I:396; Sabin 8784; Vail 7 (note). (13 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches). Engraved title to text, letterpress title to plates, engraved arms on dedication leaf, colophon leaf F6, blank D6. 1 double-page engraved map of Virginia [Burden 76, state 2], 1 engraved plate of Adam and Eve (first state with inscription "Iodocus a Winghe in / Theodore de Bry fe" and with traces or early hand-colouring), 27 engraved plates after John White. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Corpus Iuris Civilis, in quinque partes distinctum. Secunda editio priore multo auctior.

      Lyon, Bartholomäus Honorats Erben, 1590. - Folio (270 x 376 mm). (24) pp., XXIV, 2054 cols., 1 p. (With:) Codicis Iustiniani [.] repetitae praelectionis libri XII. Commentariis Dionysii Gothofredi [.] illustrati. Ibid., 1590. (16) pp., 952 cols. (With:) Authenticae seu novellae constitutiones. Ibid., 1590. (12) pp., 446 cols., (1) p., 447-458 (not: 147-158) cols., 1 bl. f. (With:) Feudorum consuetudines. Ibid., 1590. (4) pp., 78 cols., 1 p., 79-104 cols., 1 p. (With:) Tractatus ad ius varii. Ibid., 1590. (4) pp., 124 cols., 1 bl. f., (60) pp. Two title pages in red and black with woodcut printer's device. Somewhat later blindstamped pigskin on 5 raised bands with spine title. Reprint of the second edition of Denis Godefroy's (1549-1622) great Corpus iuris civilis (first published at Lyons in 1583). A complete, massive tome with all parts. - Attractive roll-tooled binding (c. 1700) somewhat rubbed; extremeties bumped. Interior shows some browning and insignificant waterstaining. Several early-18th-c. underlinings and marginalia; ms. ownership "J. Göbel" to t. p. (probably the German jurist Johann Wilhelm von Göbel [1683-1745], once collaborator of Leibniz, editor of Conring's works and professor in Helmstädt since 1741). Cf. Brunet III, 608.

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        Maris Pacifici, (quod vulgo Mar del Zur)

      Antwerp 1590 - Original and later color; some very slight restoration at margin, else excellent condition ¿One of the most important maps that appeared in the Ortelius atlases .¿ (Burden). With its two splendid cartouches and a well-detailed illustration of Magellan¿s flagship, the Victoria, this is also one of the most beautifully engraved of Ortelius¿ maps. ¿Being one of Ortelius¿ most desirable maps combined with the fact that it was not issued in the atlas until 1590, it is not as available as the various versions of his map of America¿ (Burden). The map provided some of the best mapping of the West Coast of North America before the shroud of the California-as-an-island myth descended. Wagner says that the map¿s delineation of this area ¿constitutes a distinct departure; being unlike any other map . . . published before 1589.¿ Thus, it has been surmised that this and other parts of the map were based on an unknown voyage. Burden 74; Koeman, I.C. Atlantes Neerlandici, III, p. 62; Wagner, H. Cartography of the Northwest Coast, p. 74, no. 156; van den Broecke 12.

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        Asiae Nova Descriptio (Asia)

      Antwerp 1590 - Black-and-white engraving. From Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Latin text on verso. Sheet size: 17 3/8 x 21 1/8". Inventory#: p1225pmat.

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        Romanae historiae Scriptores Graeci Minors: Qui Partim ab Urbe Condita, Partim ab Augusto Imperio, res Romanas Memoriae Prodiderunt (Tomus Tertius)

      Francofurdi : Apud Andreae Wecheli heredes, Claudium Marnium & ioann. Aubrium, 1590 - Probable originally published as a hardcover the front and rear boards remain as well as a very small part of the spine. The front panel is missing all of the covering while the rear has retained all of its vellum (soiled) covering, the spine is tattered but what is left has retained the vellum and just a little bit of the title. The paper is soft and has accepted soiling and dampstains, there are a number on mainly closed tears on the margins. We have not rebound this book, but left is as found only making a case to hold it. This volume may have been published in Frankfurt under the same imprint as the original two volumes which were published in 1588 version and was probably intended as a third volume of this work. There is a publisher's device depicting Pegasus with initials AW on title the title page. There are additional woodcut decorations through the text - mainly as chapter/part headings. Images available. USPS confirmation used on all domestic shipments. This book weighs nearly 12 pounds so additional postage will be necessary for Priority or International addresses. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      Altobello Salicato, VINEGIA 1590 - [ Benevento Libri Proibiti ] (cm. 15) bella piena pergamena coeva, titolo al dorso. -cc.8nn., cc.148. manrca xilografica al frontis, testo in corsivo, fregi e capolettera ornati. Opera assai curiosa e critica verso i costumi del tempo, citata fra i Libri proibiti e ampiamente descritta dal Peignot "Dictionnaire des livres condamnes au feu" pp. 143. pregevole edizione edita dopo la morte dell'Autore e importante per la revisione del Bolognese Giovannini che ridette nuova diffusione a questa opera precedentemente stampata dal Giolito (1539-41-45-54) col titolo "piacevoli" in luogo di "Piacevolissimi" Manca a Gamba, Poggiali e british Per notizie sull'autore (1515-1570) di Benevento, vedi : De Nicastro "beneventana pinacotheca" 1720 pag.168 e Toppi "Bibliotheca napoletana" 1678 pag.221. Lieve ombreggiatura al margine di poche carte iniziali, altrimenti esemplare bello e fresco. * Adams F 954.[f48] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Examinis Concilii Tridentini, per Dom. D. Martinum Chemnicum scripti,... Teil 1 und 2 (von 4) in einem Band.

      Francofurdi ad Moenum (Frankfurt am Main): [Sigmund Feyerabend] 1590. 16 Blatt, 440 Seiten, 16 Bl. Indices; 6 Bl., 456 S., 21 Bl. Blindgeprägter Schweinsledereinband der Zeit auf Holzdeckeln mit 4 Bünden, 19,5 x 12 cm.. (berieben und bestoßen, Schließen fehlen, dort kleine Fehlstücke im Leder, auch an den Kapitalen, hinterer Deckel gebrochen und geklebt, nicht ganz fachmännische Restaurierung der Verbindung der Deckel mit dem Rücken durch Leinen, Innenfalz durch Papier verstärkt, Buchblock und Seiten an den Rändern gebräunt und teilweise brüchig, teils angerändert oder kleine Einrisse, vereinzelt braunfleckig, S. 371/72 Eckabriss ohne Textverlust, teils falsch paginiert aber vollständig, kaum sichtbares Wurmloch bis Seite 4, Anstreichungen und Marginalien von zeitgenössischer Hand, im Ganzen noch ordentlich erhalten). Martin Chemnitz (Treuenbrietzen 1522 - 1586 Braunschweig) war lutherischer Theologe und Reformator. Zunächst einer der engsten Schüler von Melanchthon, überwarf er sich aber mit diesem im Jahr 1557. Er nahm am Wormser Unionskolloquium mit den Katholiken teil, bemühte sich, Streitigkeiten zwischen den protestantischen Richtungen beizulegenund war einer der bedeutendsten Theologen der nachlutherischen Zeit. 1565 schrieb Chemnitz sein Buch über das Konzil von Trient, in dem er sich in "einer sorgfältigen und für alle Zeiten epochemachenden Kritik" mit den Konzilsbeschlüssen auseinandersetzt. Die früheste Ausgabe, die wir nachweisen konnten, stammt aus dem Jahr 1574, ADB und NDB nennen 1565-73. "Examinis Concilii Tridentini" war weit verbreitet und erschien in zahlreichen Auflagen bis ins 18. Jahrhundert. Chemnitz' "theologischer Ruhm ward durch diese Schrift weit über die Grenzen Deutschlands hinaus verbreitet." Unser vorliegendes Exemplar trägt auf der Titelei den alten handschriftlichen Besitzvermerk "Sum G.C. Lauberi Diaconi Scarini Pastoris Bieberheimensis." Ein Gu. Cf. Lauber war von 1714 bis 1721 Pfarrer in Biebernheim, heute ein Stadtteil von St. Goar (Das Evangelische Rheinland, Bd. 1, S. 335f). Von diesem Pfarrer Lauber stammen höchstwahrscheinlich auch die Anstreichungen und Marginalien in diesem Buch und das handschriftliche Verzeichnis der 25 Sitzungen des Konzils auf der Rückseite des Titels. Der geprägte Schweinslederband hat auf den Deckeln Porträts, die vorne Melanchthon und hinten Luther zeigen sollen, in der Bordüre finden sich kleine Porträts, die wahrscheinlich die Apostel darstellen. "Das Konzil von Trient (Tridentinum), das von der römisch-katholischen Kirche als 19. ökumenisches Konzil gerechnet wird, fand in vier Sitzungsperioden zwischen 1545 und 1563 statt. Hauptanlass war die Notwendigkeit, auf die Forderungen und Lehren der Reformation zu reagieren." (wikipedia). - VD 16: C 2172; ADB und NDB, alles nach der online-Version. Weitere Bilder finden Sie auf unserer Homepage.

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        Leges provinciales terræ Scaniæ ante annos 400 latinæ redditæ.

      1590 - Copenhagen, L. Benedictus, 1590. 4:o. (*6),A4-O4 = (62) leaves. Mid 19th-century marbled boards with MS label. Blue edges, colouring partly affecting the outer margins. With a few notes and corrections in ink, traces of erased signature on title, slight soiling on the first leaves. A fine copy.Nielsen 1061. Thesaurus 182. Warmholtz 8140. Published by the historian Arild Huitfeldt. Since the work was rare already in the 18th century, it was reprinted in 1745 in Joachim von Westphalens "Monumenta inedita". Warmholtz calls the work a translation of Skånelagen (the law of Scania, at this time a part of Denmark, and since 1658 the southermost part of Sweden), but in reality it is a revision of Scanic law in latin, possibly made from the same source material as Skånelagen. The author, who is more often known under his Danish name form, Andreas Sunesen, was archbishop of Lund in the beginning of the 13th century. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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