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2008-11-30 07:06:46
Lemnius (Lemmens), Levinus.
Frankfurt a. M., Johann Wechel, 1591.. 12°. Mit Holzschn.-Titelvignette u. einigen Holzschn.-Vignetten bzw. -Initialen im Text. 8 Bll., 185 (recte 183) (1) S., 4 Bll., Mod. HPgmt.. "Obgleich seine Vorschriften hie und da nicht frei von Aberglauben sind, wie dies deutlich aus seinen Bemerkungen über den Einfluss der Jahreszeit, der Windrichtung und der Temperatur auf die Krankheiten erhellt, verdient er dennoch den Namen des Hygienikers seines Jahrhunderts" (Hirsch/H. III, 736). - Diätetisches Werk auf der Grundlage der antiken Säftelehre, wonach die Gesundheit von der richtigen Mischung der Körpersäfte abhängt. Bis ins 17. Jahrhundert sehr geschätztes, auch ins Englische und Italienische übersetztes Werk des niederländischen Arztes (erstmals 1561). - Schwach wasserrandig bzw. gebräunt. - Durling 2767; Wellcome I, 3712a; vgl. Heirs of Hippocrates 258 (ital. Ausgabe) u. Thorndike VI, 393; diese Ausgabe nicht im VD 16.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes
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2008-10-15 14:26:24
De Morgues, Jacques Le Moyne (d. 1587)
Frankfurt, 1591. THE FIRST MAP OF FLORIDA Copper-plate engraving: 151/8" x 183/8 References: Lloyd Arnold Brown, The World Encompassed (Baltimore, 1952), n. 233; Philip D. Burden, The Mapping of North America: A List of Printed Maps 1511-1670 (Rickmansworth, 1996), 101-102; M.B. Pritchard & H.M. Taliaferro, Degrees of Latitude: Mapping Colonial America (Williamsburg, 2002), 63-5. This is a pivotal early map of the Southeast, and the most extensive coastal delineation of any part of the American continent for nearly a generation. The author, Jacques Le Moyne, accompanied the French explorer Laudonnière on his ill-fated 1564 voyage to found a Huguenot colony in Florida. Le Moyne's task was to make surveys as well as to record visually the native customs and topography, but his project was curtailed in 1565 when the Spanish destroyed the French settlement at Fort Caroline. Le Moyne was among the few fortunate survivors who escaped. In 1591, his map was published in Theodore de Bry's Great Voyages, as part of the second installment of what eventually became the grandest set of illustrated travel narratives in the history of American colonization. The De Bry firm, situated in Frankfurt, ultimately published twenty-seven wildly successful installments of the Great Voyages over the course of almost half a century (1590-1634). Le Moyne's account remains one of the most historically significant and desirable of the Great Voyages, and this map is the most important individual item included in that celebrated early series of travel narratives. The map includes the peninsu … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries
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2008-08-08 18:28:02
Ecker, Georg.
Freiburg in der Schweiz ("Freyburg in Uchtlandt"), Abraham Gemperlin, 1591.. 4°. Titel in Rot u. Schwarz. Mit einigen Holzschn.-Vignetten u. -Initialen. 1 Bl., 51 S., 1 weißes Bl., Mod. HPgmt.. Erste u. einzige Ausgabe dieser äußerst seltenen Schrift des "Barfüsser Ordens, Prediger zu Freyburg im Breißgäw" Georg Ecker. Die Schrift steht im Zusammenhang mit der Polemik zwischen Lukas Osiander und Johann Pistorius, wobei Ecker in scharfer, bisweilen ausserordentlich grober Weise Pistorius gegen den "Tölpeleselskopff" Osiander verteidigt. - Tlw. schwach (stock-) fleckig, sonst schönes Exemplar. - VD 16, L 3579; nicht bei Adams u. im BM STC, German Books.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes
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2008-07-10 10:15:42
Collenuccio de Pesaro,Pandolfo (1444-1504), Tomaso Costo and M. Roseo da Fabriano
Venice: Barezzo Barezzi, 1591. Hardcover. Very Good. Fine Royal Neapolitan coat of arms on each titlepage, head- and tail-pieces, fine foliated initials to the Signori di Capuana. Three Parts in Two Volumes complete, octavo speckled 18th century calf, decorated gilt spines (one spine label missing, tips & edges rubbed hinges split but held by cords) fine marbled end-papers All edges rouged. First titlepage +[31] leaves +244 leaves +2nd title +[15] leaves +258 leaves +[2] leaves +3rd title +[11] leaves +96 leaves. Early paper repair to lower corner of page 1 otherwise crisp & clean throughout, neat pencil notes in Italian to rear end-papers with "the following passage by Costo copied from the edition of 1563 .. at Florence 24 Mar. 1832 W.M Tarlt". Bookplates with presentation to Cheltenham Public Library by Miss Carrington [1886]. *Revised & enlarged edition of this important historical work by Collenuccio, an early Italian humanist, first published in 1539 after his death.
Bookseller: Abbey Antiquarian Books [Blockley, GLOS, United Kingdom]

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