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        Regno di Napoli.

      Artist: Merian Matthäus ( - 1650) Frankfurt aM; issued in: Frankfurt on Main; date: ca 1650 1593 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Some restoration at centerfold; - size (in cm): 27,5 x 35,5; - description: Map shows southern Italy with 12 decorative coat of arms of all south italian provinces in the side pannel and a title cartouche.; -vita of the artist: Matthäus Merian (1593 ? 1650) , born in Basel, learned the art of copperplate engraving in Zurich and subsequently worked and studied in Strasbourg, Nancy, and Paris, before returning to Basel in 1615. The following year he moved to Frankfurt, Germany where he worked for the publisher Johann Theodor de Bry. He married his daughter, Maria Magdalena 1617. In 1620 they moved back to Basel, only to return three years later to Frankfurt, where Merian took over the publishing house of his father-in-law after de Bry's death in 1623. In 1626 he became a citizen of Frankfurt and could henceforth work as an independent publisher. He is the father of Maria Sibylla Merian, who later published her the famous and wellknown studies of flowers, insects and butterflies.

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        GVGLIELMVS DE VOS. ANTVERPIAE PICTOR HUMANARUM FIGURARUM. (Portrait of Willem de Vos).

      "Portrait of Willem de Vos (fl. 1593-1629), history painter and portraitist, based in Antwerp, nephew and pupil of Maarten de Vos (1532-1603). Lettered below: 'GVGLIELMVS DE VOS. / ANTVERPIAE PICTOR HUMANARUM FIGURARUM.'; signed lower left: 'Ant. van Dyck fecit aqua forti.'; signed lower right: 'S. a Bolswert sculpsit'. Numbered on the top right corner in brown ink: '66' (possibly linked to British Museum exemplar 1863-5-9-883) "."Very fine etching and engraving with broad margins; plate mark: 243 x 151 mm; total: 400 x 288 mm; state VII/7; Hollstein 14 "

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        Holy Family with St. John (Life of the Virgin; series)

      Sixth plate from the series: The Life of the Virgin. The Holy Family (Joseph, standing in the back, Mary, seated in the foreground with baby Jesus in her lap) with John the Baptist as a child. Jesus reaches out to touch St. John's cheek. A basket with Mary's linens and a scissor are in the right foreground, while to the left of Mary is a vase with lilies. A cat has just caught a small bird on the windowsill on the far left of the image. Lettered below in Latin: '[PRA]ECURSOR DOMINI LACTANTIS AB UBERE MATRIS / [BLAN]DITUR PUERO PUER, ET COLLUDIT AMICE, / QUEM PRAECOGNOVIT SALIENS UTERO ABDITUS, HUNC ET / INDICE MONSTRAVIT DIGITO CRESCENTIBUS ANNIS'. Monogrammed and dated bottom left 'HG/1593'. Very rare engraving on paper pasted on thicker paper; trimmed on platemark; total: 478 x 354 mm; bottom left corner cut out; damages along the borders and a repaired tear on the forehead of the Virgin; state II or III/3 (nr. '6' identifying the third state was perhaps included in the missing corner). New Hollstein 13. PB01HF

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        Coltura de gl'ingegni

      In 4to; pergamena semirigida coeva (mancano i legacci); pp. (16), 115, (1 bianca). Marca tipografica al titolo. Timbro a secco della Theological Society of Connecticut. Ex-libris del grande studioso Luigi Balsamo. Ottima copia.PRIMA EDIZIONE IN ITALIANO dei primi dodici capitoli del primo libro della celebre Bibliotheca selecta (1593). Questa parte dell'opera, che divenne la più diffusa, apparve in prima edizione latina solamente nel 1604. La traduzione è dello stesso Possevino, il quale riorganizzò la materia in cinquantasei capitoli per facilitarne la lettura e il reperimento delle varie topiche (la ridisposizione del primo capitolo della Bibliotheca selecta che l'autore compì in questa occasione divenne definitivo e fu mantenuto anche per l'opera maggiore a patire dalla seconda edizione del 1603). Il manoscritto fu affidato dal Possevino a Mariano Lauretti, il quale lo pubblicò dedicandolo al barone Oswal Tropp. Nel privilegio Possevino ricorda di aver concesso la licenza editoriale dell'opera al tipografo vicentino Giorgio Greco (cfr. L. Balsamo, Venezia e l'attività editoriale di Antonio Possevino (1553-1606), in "La Bibliofilia", XCIII/1, Firenze, 1991, pp. 65-66 e 88).Più dettagliata e approfondita della Ratio studiorum gesuitica, la Coltura de gl'ingegni definisce con chiarezza gli obiettivi (sapienza e religione), i mezzi (interni: sviluppo psicofisico; esterni: insegnanti, libri, esperienza) e gli ostacoli di una corretta educazione (errori di metodo e corruzione dello studente attraverso il peccato con conseguente diminuzione delle sue facoltà intellettuali). Il libro discute quindi dei doni distrubuiti da Dio (in proporzione alla capacità di ciascuno, ed in modo da tenerlo adeguatamente impegnato), dei passaggi attraverso i quali si può risalire alle cose più elevate, infine dei libri e delle istituzioni culturali, che sono strumenti insieme di edificazione religiosa e promozione scientifica (cfr. A. Arcangeli, Postfazione, in: A. Possevino, "Coltura degl'ingegni", Sala Bolognese, 1990, pp. 5-13).Per il conseguimento di una corretta educazione, il cui scopo principale è quello di raggiungere la virtù cristiana, Possevino spiega quindi il curriculum ideale, descrive numerosi collegi e università europee, soffermandosi in particolare sui metodi d'insegnamento del Collegio Romano, discute di stampa, vendita e conservazione dei libri, censura, ecc. (cfr. G. Fell, a cura di, Pädagogische Schriften von Antonio Possevio, Freiburg i.Br., 1901, pp. 368-391).Di grande interesse sono anche i capitoli in cui Possevino spiega come gli insegnanti debbano prendere in esame le diverse inclinazioni individuali degli studenti, per sviluppare le loro capacità di apprendimento e far fruttare al meglio i loro talenti. "Zu dem umfassenden Schrifttum, das jene Bildungsauffassung in ihrer universalen Ausrichtung dokumentiert, gehört jener erste Teil der Bibliotheca Selecta, den Possevino 1598 in Vicenza in einer gesonderten Ausgabe unter dem Titel Coltura de gl'ingegni erscheinen liess. Es geht darin umfassend um die "doni che ne gl'Ingegni dell'huomo ha posto Iddio". Diese Wissensgaben, deren Mannigfaltigkeit und deren Ausrichtungen ("inclinationi"), werden gemäss der Widmungsadresse von Mariano Lauretti als "Cosmo" ganzheitlich gefasst. Wer sich mit diesem Kosmos befasst, entdeckt dessen ganzen Reichtum, der sich als ein nobles "teatro" darstellt und dem die "maraviglie chiuse nell'huomo" entsprechen. Der "intelletto" und der "ingegno" halten diesen Reichtum zusammen. Sie sind dem Menschen deshalb eingegeben, "per poter contemplare, et affaticarlo nelle speculazioni, che poi ne servono all'operare con modi virtuosi"" (W. Oechslin, Architektur als "Scienza speculativa", in: "Architettura è scienza. Vincenzo Scamozzi (1546-1616)", Vicenza 2003, p. 23 e sgg.).Antonio Possevino, nato a Mantova da una famiglia di orefici, dopo aver ricevuto un'educazione umanistica, divenne tutore di due principi Gonzaga, futuri cardinali. Entrò nella Compagnia di Gesù nel 1559. Fra il 1573 e il 1577 a Roma fu segretario del generale dell'ordine, Everard Mercurian. Gregorio XIII lo inviò come nunzio apostolico in Svezia, per indurre alla conversione Giovanni III che aveva mostrato inclinazioni verso il Cattolicesimo, quindi in Polonia, Lituania, Moravia e Transilvania, dove contribuì all'edificazione di seminari. Caduto in disgrazia presso papa Sisto V, fu esiliato a Padova, dove passò gli ultimi anni della sua vita dedicandosi alla stesura di diverse opere di carattere pedagogico e bibliografico. Nel 1574 cominciò la Bibliotheca selecta, la sua opera più importante, che fu completata solo dopo vent'anni di ricerche e compilazioni. Dopo di essa si dedicò all'Apparatus sacer (1603), bio-bibliografia di migliaia di autori ecclesiastici.Edit16, CNCE34701; A. de Backer-Ch. Sommervogel, Bibliothèque de la Compagnie de Jésus, Liège, 1872, VI, col. 1078; M. Cristofari, La tipografia vicentina nel secolo XVI, in "Miscellanea di scritti di bibliografia ed erudizione in memoria di Luigi Ferrari", Firenze, 1952, p. 208, nr. 233; H. Schüling, Bibliographie der psychologischen Literatur des 16. Jahrhunderts, Hildesheim, 1967, p. 219; L. Volpicelli, Il pensiero pedagogico della Controriforma, Firenze, 1960, pp. 418-437, 602-603..

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        Clivensis Et Iuliacensis Ducatum nouus ac Verus typus. geographicus.' - 'Mansfeldiae Comitatus Diligens Et Acuratus Typus':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Specvlvm Orbis Terrae. . b. Gerard & Cornelis de Jode in Antwerpen, 1593, 33 x 52,5 Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. II, Jod 2, 70. - Zeigt die Herzogtümer Kleve u. Jülich u. die Grafschaft Mansfeld. - Zwei Karten auf einem Blatt. - Die Karte von Kleve und Jülich mit Titelkartusche rechts oben. - Die Mansfeld-Karte mit Titelkopfleiste. - Perfektes altkoloriertes Exemplar der seltenen Karte!

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        Kupferstichkarte Europa von Karl der Große - Petro Bertio Imperii Caroli Magni et vicinarum regionum Descriptio Dedieata et inferipta Ludovico... Petro Bertio.

      25 1/4 x 38 3/4" (643 x 985 mm) plus margins. Condition: Good condition. Original hand coloring. A large folding four sheet historical map showing the empire of Charlemagne, aka Carolus Magnus, aka Charles the Great. Charlemagne ruled in the 8th century and is regarded as the founding father of both France and Germany. Blaeu credits Petrus Bertius for the cartography. The map shows the majority of Europe, from southeastern Ireland south to Gibraltar and westward to Germany and Greece.Who was Petrus Bertius (Bert). He was a Flemish theologian, historian, geographer and cartographer grown up in Beveren (Flanders). In 1593 he became a librarian and professor of mathematics at the University of Leyden. His main cartographic works are a miniature world atlas of 1600, a pocket atlas dedicated to the architecture, the maps and the views of towns of the German Empire of 1616 (26 engraved maps and 101 town views) and a version of Ptolemy's Geographia containing 28 maps engraved by Mercator for his 1578 edition and 14 maps of Ortelius' Parergon.

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        LOCUTIONI DELL'EPISTOLE di Cicerone scielte da... Utilissime al comporre nell'una e l'altra Lingua. Con una Tavola copiosissima per trovare le materie...

      in-16, pp. (48), 342, leg. post. settecentesca, m. perg. con tit. mss al d. Marca tipogr. in legno al front. Un testo del Manuzio stampato a Mantova dagli Osanna. Manca a Renouard. Magnaguti, Catalogo degli Osanna, p. 24. Rara edizione censita in una solo biblioteca italiana secondo indice SBN (Teresiana di Mantova). Le pagine di indice sono qui anteposte al testo, anzichè al fine. Ex libris. Qualche brun. ma buon esempl. [155]

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        Mons Geertrudanus (Geertruidenberg)

      Copperplate engraving of the Dutch city of Geertruidenberg, as seen from above. With explanatory title in a cartouche in the bottom right corner; 'Ciuitas Mons Geertrudanus sicuti erat dum occuparet' ab excelent: sua Mauritio de Nassou. Anno.'. The print shows the siege of Ravelijn by Prince Maurits in 1593. ca. 1612-48. Overall size: 29,5 x 39 cm; plate size: 24,5 x 33,5 cm. Fair/good state. Some age related discolouration. Handlaid paper with watermark. The bottom corners are torn and clumsily repaired with a piece of contemporary paper pasted to the back. This print originates from 'Lodovico Guicciardini, Descrittione di tutti i Paesi bassi (...), Blaeu or Janssonius, between 1612-1648'. This was an influential account of the history and the arts of the Low Countries, accompanied by city maps by various leading engravers. Deys 2001.

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        L' opere di Vergilio cioè la Bucolica, Georgica & Eneida nuovamente da diversi eccellentissimi auttori tradotte in versi sciolti

      Appresso Paolo Ugolino, 1593. in 8°, 15 cm, rilegatura originale in pergamena con 4 nervi al dorso; cc. (8), 376; 25 belle tavole silografate nel testo tra cui la prima: Virgilio seduto alla sua scrivania con biblioteca a fianco. Restauro al dorso, due piccoli restauri al frontespizio, leggero alone alla parte inferiore delle ultime 25 carte

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        "Epistolae consolatoriae regum principum comitum baronum (...) aliorumque clarissimorum (...) ad Henricum Ranzovium (...) scriptae; opera et studio M. Georgio L. Frobenii collectae. Frankfurt, J. Wechel, 1593.".

      (16)+249+(6) pag. Without binding. Illustrated with a woodcut portrait of Heinrich Rantzau, aet 68 and with a woodcut of his coat of arms. Collection of letters to Rantzau by famous contemporaries, edited by Froben.

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        Holy Family with St. John (Life of the Virgin; series)

      - Sixth plate from the series: The Life of the Virgin. The Holy Family (Joseph, standing in the back, Mary, seated in the foreground with baby Jesus in her lap) with John the Baptist as a child. Jesus reaches out to touch St. John's cheek. A basket with Mary's linens and a scissor are in the right foreground, while to the left of Mary is a vase with lilies. A cat has just caught a small bird on the windowsill on the far left of the image. Lettered below in Latin: '[PRA]ECURSOR DOMINI LACTANTIS AB UBERE MATRIS / [BLAN]DITUR PUERO PUER, ET COLLUDIT AMICE, / QUEM PRAECOGNOVIT SALIENS UTERO ABDITUS, HUNC ET / INDICE MONSTRAVIT DIGITO CRESCENTIBUS ANNIS'. Monogrammed and dated bottom left 'HG/1593'. Very rare engraving on paper pasted on thicker paper; trimmed on platemark; total: 478 x 354 mm; bottom left corner cut out; damages along the borders and a repaired tear on the forehead of the Virgin; state II or III/3 (nr. '6' identifying the third state was perhaps included in the missing corner). New Hollstein 13. PB01HF

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        Aviso de Cazadores y Caça [bound after] De Exequendis Mandatis Regnum Hispaniae, quae rectoribus Ciuitatum dantur, & hodie continentur in titulo

      Second edition of this exceedingly scarce work on the chase and falconry, one of the earliest and most important of those written in Spanish in the 16th century; the work focuses on the laws of hawking and hunting, it was the first Castilian printed book on hunting and the first to deal with its legal and moral aspects. The treatise was first published in 1543 in Alcala, which is now scarce. "Avendano wrote the Aviso to show the Castilian aristocracy its responsibilities regarding hunting. He argued that hunting was made legal by natural law and ius gentium and could be controlled by the monarch only when hunting threatened the public interest" (John Marshall Carter, "Medieval Sport," in Journal of Sport History, vol. 9, no. 1, Spring 1982, p.71). Uhagon says of the present edition "Los ejemplares de esta segunda edicion son quiza mas raros que los de la primera". A rare book, of whish we find copies in the United States at University of Pennsylvania, Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Library of Congress, UC Berkeley, and National Library of Medicine. The only comparable example to have appeared at auction was sold in 1992, lot 320, Sotheby´s, £5,500. Palau 197084 (first edition), 197089. Schwerdt II, p.46. Jeanson 1266. Uhagon 297.

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        Prospect der Statt Rostock, Gesamtansicht über die Warne.

      - Kupferstich v. Merian, Mathaeus 1593 - 1650 aus Saxonia inferior, um 1650, 26 x 65,5 cm Fauser 12032 ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

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        Beurim al ha-eshel ha-gadol Rashi zal.

      Venice: Bernardo Giustiniani; Matteo Zanetti, 1593. References: Steinschneider, CB, 6641:5;/Kabbalistic commentary on Rashi by one of his descendants, Rabbi Natan Shapira (called "the Maharnash.") A version of the text apparently appeared with a Lubin (Poland) imprint in 1591 under the title Sefer Imrei Shefer. The Venetian printers Bernardo Giustiniani and Matteo Zanetti quickly issued it for the lucrative Venetian market, where Jews were prohibited from engaging in the printing industry. The text includes a fascinating map of Ancient Israel, and a plate of the Temple menorah, among other illustrations and diagrams.. 20 cm; 180 leaves. Title within woodcut architectural border. Full page woodcut illustration of a Hebrew candelabra, full page woodcut map of ancient Judea. Bound in full early 20th-century crushed black morocco; gilt turn ins and edges. Marbled endleaves. Gilt edges. Rebacked, corners restored. Paper repair to upper corner of first 4 leaves (including title), with small stain to verso of title and first textual page. Early manuscript inscriptions on title page and final leaf. Some soiling to margins of leaves, with a light moisture stain to the foremargin of final 20 leaves. Overall, a clean copy. Red morocco bookplate of Adolph Lewisohn to pastedown.

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        Il martirio di Santa Caterina, martirizzata da Massenzo tiranno. Composto in ottava rima .

      Gio. Battista Sesalli, Novara 1593 - Ottimo stato generale di conservazione, ex libris al controfrontespizio (8) + 70 con una tav. xilografica p. 195x145 mm

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        1593 1st ed Peter Lombard Sentences Bible Commentary Medieval Catholic Doctrine

      Lugduni : Sumptibus Petri Landry, 1593. First edition - 1593 1st ed Peter Lombard Sentences Bible Commentary Medieval Catholic Doctrine ‘Sentences’ by Peter Lombard was a 12th-century masterpiece of theology. This collection of writings and commentary was one of the most important pieces of theological literature for centuries; in fact, it was required of all medieval theology students to provide a commentary on Lombard’s ‘Sentences.’ Some of the most famous commentaries on this work were written by Aquinas, Bonaventure, Ockham, and Scotus. Lombard focused a lot of ideas in his ‘Sentences’ around the concept of the trinity – both in the sense of the Holy Trinity, but also in the human sense: mind, love, and knowledge. “Therefore, when the mind knowns itself and loves itself, there remains a trinity, that is the mind, love, and knowledge.” Lombard arranged quotes from the Bible in chapters surrounding questions. This was one of the main reasons this work had so much popularity – the questions went unanswered and scholars could create their own reactions. This book became one of the earliest written works to influence church doctrine, especially when it comes to the divinity of Christ. The Council of Trent adopted Lombard’s position and official doctrine in the 16th-century. Peter Landry was a publisher from Lugduni in the late 16th-century. His works, other than Lombardi, include works on African witchcraft and demonology, secrets of European nobles, and other esoteric subjects. Item number: #964 Price: $750 LOMBARDI, Peter Magistri sententiarvm libri IIII Lugduni : Sumptibus Petri Landry, 1593. First edition Details: • Collation complete with all pages: [7], 431, [26] o *8a-z, A-Z, Aa-Ll8 o Folding table before *8 • Binding: Vellum; tight & secure • Language: Latin • References: USTC 137168; Adams P 918; • Size: ~7in X 4.5in (18cm x 12cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 964 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pharmacopaea Amstelredamensis, of d'Amsterdammer apotheek, in welke allerlei medicamenten, zijnde tot Amsterdam in 't gebruik, konstiglijk bereid worden. Als ook des selfs krachten en manier van ingeven. Den derden druk ...Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn, 1686. 12mo. With an engraved title-page by Jan Luyken, showing the interior of an apothecary, Modern red cloth.

      Daems & Vandewiele, p. 58 (1 copy); Klaversma & Hannema 1176; STCN (same copy as Daems, lacking frontispiece); WorldCat (3 copies). Rare third edition of a translation in Dutch of the Amsterdam Pharmacopoeia. Unlike the original Latin edition the Dutch translation not only mentions ingredients, but also the recipes to prepare the medicines. The numbers for quantities, as the publisher notes in the foreword, are spelled out to avoid any (fatal) problems rising from typesetting errors. A list of medical titles printed and sold by the publisher, is given on the final page.The original Latin Pharmacopoeia Amstelredamensis , the first Dutch pharmacopoeia, with recipes for nearly 200 medicines, was compiled anonymously by Nicolaes Tulp (1593-1674) by order of the city of Amsterdam, to serve as an official legal standard for the correct preparation of numerous medicines. Several cities in the southern Low Countries and Germany, and even London, had produced pharmacopoeias before any Dutch city and Tulp based his on those published in Augsburg, Cologne and London, primarily on the 1622 edition of the Pharmacopoea Augustana (providing about 85% of the content), with some material from the 1627 Dispensatorium Coloniense and the 1627 edition of the Pharmacopoea Londinensis .With the engraving and first three pages damaged and strengthened; a large waterstain at the lower margin of the first 14 pages and small holes in several pages, leading to no loss of text. Fair copy of a rare Dutch pharmacopoeia.

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        Pharmacopaea Amstelredamensis, of d'Amsterdammer apotheek, in welke allerlei medicamenten, zijnde tot Amsterdam in 't gebruik, konstiglijk bereid worden. Als ook des selfs krachten en manier van ingeven. Den derden druk .Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn, 1686. 12mo. With an engraved title-page by Jan Luyken, showing the interior of an apothecary, Modern red cloth.

      - Daems & Vandewiele, p. 58 (1 copy); Klaversma & Hannema 1176; STCN (same copy as Daems, lacking frontispiece); WorldCat (3 copies). Rare third edition of a translation in Dutch of the Amsterdam Pharmacopoeia. Unlike the original Latin edition the Dutch translation not only mentions ingredients, but also the recipes to prepare the medicines. The numbers for quantities, as the publisher notes in the foreword, are spelled out to avoid any (fatal) problems rising from typesetting errors. A list of medical titles printed and sold by the publisher, is given on the final page.The original Latin Pharmacopoeia Amstelredamensis, the first Dutch pharmacopoeia, with recipes for nearly 200 medicines, was compiled anonymously by Nicolaes Tulp (1593-1674) by order of the city of Amsterdam, to serve as an official legal standard for the correct preparation of numerous medicines. Several cities in the southern Low Countries and Germany, and even London, had produced pharmacopoeias before any Dutch city and Tulp based his on those published in Augsburg, Cologne and London, primarily on the 1622 edition of the Pharmacopoea Augustana (providing about 85% of the content), with some material from the 1627 Dispensatorium Coloniense and the 1627 edition of the Pharmacopoea Londinensis.With the engraving and first three pages damaged and strengthened; a large waterstain at the lower margin of the first 14 pages and small holes in several pages, leading to no loss of text. Fair copy of a rare Dutch pharmacopoeia.

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        Pharmacopaea Amstelredamensis, of d'Amsterdammer apotheek, in welke allerlei medicamenten, zijnde tot Amsterdam in 't gebruik, konstiglijk bereid worden. Als ook des selfs krachten en manier van ingeven. Den derden druk ...Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn, 1686. 12mo. With an engraved title-page by Jan Luyken, showing the interior of an apothecary, Modern red cloth.

      Daems & Vandewiele, p. 58 (1 copy); Klaversma & Hannema 1176; STCN (same copy as Daems, lacking frontispiece); WorldCat (3 copies). Rare third edition of a translation in Dutch of the Amsterdam Pharmacopoeia. Unlike the original Latin edition the Dutch translation not only mentions ingredients, but also the recipes to prepare the medicines. The numbers for quantities, as the publisher notes in the foreword, are spelled out to avoid any (fatal) problems rising from typesetting errors. A list of medical titles printed and sold by the publisher, is given on the final page.The original Latin Pharmacopoeia Amstelredamensis, the first Dutch pharmacopoeia, with recipes for nearly 200 medicines, was compiled anonymously by Nicolaes Tulp (1593-1674) by order of the city of Amsterdam, to serve as an official legal standard for the correct preparation of numerous medicines. Several cities in the southern Low Countries and Germany, and even London, had produced pharmacopoeias before any Dutch city and Tulp based his on those published in Augsburg, Cologne and London, primarily on the 1622 edition of the Pharmacopoea Augustana (providing about 85% of the content), with some material from the 1627 Dispensatorium Coloniense and the 1627 edition of the Pharmacopoea Londinensis.With the engraving and first three pages damaged and strengthened; a large waterstain at the lower margin of the first 14 pages and small holes in several pages, leading to no loss of text. Fair copy of a rare Dutch pharmacopoeia.

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        Les memoires de Messire Philippe de Commines chevalier seigneur d'Argento

      [Genève]: Pour Jacques Chouet, 1593. Fine. Pour Jacques Chouet, [Genève] 1593, in-12 (8x14,3cm), (38) 854pp. (1f. bc.), relié. - New edition of the revised version by Denys Savage with the Epistles of Sleidan, which seems to have appeared for the first time in 1579 in Bonefons in Paris. Velin full time flexible flap. As pen and time. Traces of laces. The first white layer was not connected. Very pale wetness of p.280 to 330P. Good copy in the old binding. Father of modern history, the book Commynes, which also sets a rule of political conduct of the Great Kingdom, is the largest source of this contemporary. From 1472 to 1483, after having been the advisor to the Duke of Burgundy (Charles the Bold), Commynes will the service of Louis XI, then Charles VIII and Louis XII. There shine through his diplomatic skills, especially in Italy; thereby memoirs are also a history of Europe. We often forget that his exemplary career enjoyed an interlude of disgrace opposing the young Charles VIII by his liberal ideas, he joined the cause of the future Louis XII (conspiracy to remove Charles VIII). He was accordingly arrested and locked up in an iron cage in Loches for five months in 1488. Until now, the work is still studied, Memoirs Commynes never failed to success and the interest. --- 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] Nouvelle édition de la version revue et corrigée par Denys Savage avec les épitres de Sleidan, laquelle a paru pour la première fois en 1552, à Paris. Reliure en plein vélin souple d'époque à rabats. Titre à la plume et date. Traces de lacets. Le premier feuillet blanc n'a pas été relié. Mouillure très pâle de la p.280 à 330p. Bon exemplaire dans sa reliure ancienne. Oeuvre incontournable engendrant l'histoire moderne, l'ouvrage de Commynes, qui fixe en outre une règle de conduite politique aux Grands du royaume, constitue la plus grande source de cette période. De 1472 à 1483, après avoir été le conseiller du Duc de Bourgogne (Charles le Téméraire), Commynes passera au service de Louis XI, puis de charles VIII et de Louis XII. Il y brillera par ses talents de diplomate, notamment en Italie ; de ce fait, les Mémoires sont aussi une histoire de l'Europe. On oublie trop souvent que sa carrière exemplaire connut un intermède de disgrâce : s'opposant au jeune Charles VIII par ses idées libérales, il rallia la cause du futur Louis XII (complot visant à enlever Charles VIII). Il fut en conséquence arrêté et enfermé dans une cage de fer à Loches durant cinq mois, en 1488. Jusqu'à aujourd'hui, l'oeuvre étant encore étudiée, Les Mémoires de commynes n'ont jamais failli au succès et à l'intérêt.

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        Testamenti Veteris Biblia Sacra, Sive, Libri Canonici Priscae Iudaeorum Ecclesiae A Deo Traditi

      Londini: Impensis Guliel Norton, 1593-01-01. Hardcover. Good. Folio. 1593-1592. Third Edition. Engraved title, [3],1-177, [3], 1-104, [3], 75, [1]-129, [1]-74,[3],198 leaves. Bound in later 3/4 red leather. Marbled boards. Gilt lettering to spine. 5 raised bands. Page ends washed red. Contemporary owners name to title page and last leaf. Good binding. Boards starting. Moderate wear to boards. Chipping and loss to head and tail of spine. Cropping to top of leaves. Tanning and toning to pages. Dampstain to later third of book affecting text. Darlow & Moule 6185. STC 2061. The chief literary work of Immanuel Tremellius, was his Latin translation of the Bible from the Hebrew and Syriac. The New Testament translation, by Theodore Beza, appeared in 1569, at Geneva. The five parts relating to the Old Testament were published at Frankfurt between 1575 and 1579, in London in 1580, and in numerous later editions. The work was joint with Franciscus Junius (the elder), his son-in-law. This translation was favored by John Milton and was used by John Donne for his version of Lamentations.

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        Testamenti Veteris sive, Libri Canonici Priscae Indeorum Ecclesiae a Deo traditi, Latini recens ex Hebraeo facti, brevibrisque Scholiis illustrati ab Immanuele Tremellio & Franciso Junio,

      Londini: N Guliel, 1593 A good copy of the 3rd edition of what was considered to be a ground-breaking protestant version of the Bible. Immanuel Tremellius, a convert from Judaism to Christianity and then to Calvinism, worked with his son-in-law Franciscus Junius, on the translation. The New Testament is laid out in 2 columns, the first with Tremellius' interpretation and the second with Theodore Beza's. Beza did not believe that Jerome was the translator of the Vulgate and instead used Erasmus' writings - so this version allows a comparison between the two. It was first published in 1579 and by 1764 had gone through 33 different printings. This copy is in a full leather binding probably dating from the late 1700's/early 1800's but retaining some leather from an earlier binding. It is complete but the boards are attached to the spine by the sewing and the leather has split. The spine, with title label and raised bands is scuffed, particularly at the top and the boards have a lot of scuffing and wear. The contents are complete and in very good condition. The endpapers are marbledc and there is a small ink inscription from 1814 on the second iniitial blank, and a further signature from 1832 on the 3rd initial blank. Contents: decorative title page 1593; dedication 1p; preface 4pp; lectori 1p; Text 'Primus Liber' pp 1-177 (stain in bottom corner p 129); blank; title page Pars Secunda; preface 4pp; text pp1-104 (with numbering only on facing pages); blank; title page Pars Tertia; preface 4pp; text pp 1-75 (numbering on facing pages only)(stain 1cm x 3 cm extending from gutter pp 15-17 affecting a small piece of text; p 24 has a historic page repair in silk thread); title page Pars Quarti; preface 2pp; text pp 5-130 (no text missing - page numbering on both sides of paper); blank; title page Libri Apocryphi Sive Appendix testamenti Veteris ad Canonem 1592; preface 4pp; text p 4-74 (pages numbered on face only); title page D N Jesu Christi Testamentum Novum Sive Foedus Novum, Franciscus Junius 1592; dedication 2pp; note re translation 1p; contents and note 1p; text in dual columns pp 1-187 (page numbers on face only)(repaired page tear bottom margin p177); Prolegomena 2pp; Apocalypsis pp 189-198; final blank. Contents very clean - some occasional staining to top page margin. A very nice copy.

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        Architectura und Ausstheilung der V Seuln - Architectur von Portalen unnd Thürgerichten mancherley arten Das Annder Buch

      [Vol. 1]: Stuttgart: s.n., 1593; [Vol. 2]: Strassburg: heirs of Bernhardt Tobin, 1594. Two vols. in one, folio (360 x 278 mm). Vol. I: Etched title in cartouches within an architectural and allegorical setting, 9 leaves letterpress text, comprising 2-page dedication to Conrad Schlossberger, 1-page note to the reader (Bericht an den Leser), 1-page table of architectural terms keyed to first plate, 6 explanatory text leaves (irregularly foliated, printed on rectos and versos), and colophon leaf; 38 etched plates, numbered 1-35 and 38-40 (36 and 37 were never issued), plate of the Tuscan order [pl. 2] with repeated impression on verso. Vol. II: Etched title printed in red ink in cartouches within an architectural and allegorical setting (differing from vol. 1), 3 leaves letterpress consisting of 1-page dedication to Ernst Friedrich, Margrave of Baden-Hachberg, 1-page note to the reader, 1-page explanation of proportion for portals, with half-page etching numbered 1, and colophon leaf; 57 etched plates numbered 2-58, plates 13, 28, 38 and 50 being reimpressions of the "orders" plates in vol. I (there with plate numbers 5, 13, 19 and 26), while plate 2, of the Tuscan order, is a new etching reproducing (and improving upon) the same design as pl. 2 in vol. I. Watermarks: vol. I none visible, vol. II plates on thinner paper watermarked with gothic letter P (details on request). First title-leaf with marginal staining and a few short marginal tears, occasional marginal soiling, fore-margin of plate 7 in vol. I (2nd Doric) torn away grazing image border, marginal tears to pl. 30-33 and 37 in vol. II, that to pl. 33 just entering image; tiny filled hole in plate II:50, small paper flaw (fold) in pl. II:48. Bound with five blank leaves at end, these covered with 18th-century pencil drawings including cartouches, a portrait, a cavalry officer, etc. and some ms. notes, in a contemporary German laced-case binding of silver-gilt tooled parchment over thin boards, sewn on five sewing supports, covers with central silver-blocked arabesque cartouche within concentric fillet frames, outer border of stylized leafy roll, inner interlock roll border with flowering plant tools at corners, a repeated fleuron in each spine compartment, slits for two fore-edge ties (ties lacking), edges stained red, red paper index tab to vol. 2; binding stained and soiled, covers somewhat bowed, corners bumped. Provenance: one or two early marginal notes, small early ink doodle on vol. I title; Franciscus Xaverius Scharz (engraved armorial bookplate); Joseph Hennston (1814 inscription); Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow.*** first edition, first issue, with the text in German, a complete copy, in its original binding, of Books I and II of Dietterlin's exuberant, fantastical, at times sinister, and highly influential visual exposition of architecture and ornament. Wendel Dietterlin was well known to his contemporaries as a painter and muralist. His grandest commission, from Conrad Schlossberger, intendant to Duke Louis of Württemberg and the dedicatee of the present first volume, was for the decoration of the ducal pleasure villa (the Neues Lusthaus). Executed between 1590 and 1593, his vast murals of the Creation and Last Judgement, painted on the ceiling and walls of the great hall, were sadly demolished in the 18th century. Most of Dietterlin's other paintings met the same fate, and only one of his easel paintings is extant (in the Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe). His main surviving oeuvre is therefore this collection of etchings of architecture and ornament, published over six years. While the first volume nominally surveys the five classical orders (Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, Tuscan and Composite), and the second volume is devoted to doorways and portals, Dietterlin ranges far beyond architecture and proportion to embrace the entire universe of ornament, successfully and inimitably combining Gothic and Renaissance elements in dizzying assemblages of scrollwork, strapwork, grotesque figures, and allegorical motifs whose meanings were obvious to his contemporaries. In both volumes Dietterlin states that his work is intended for young artists. In his preface to the reader, he explains rather breathlessly that he wishes to put at the disposal of young painters, stoneworkers, cabinetmakers, stone carvers and other artists and artisans, who lack access or understanding of Vitruvius and other architectural treatises, a comprehensive visual supply of models of each of the five orders with corresponding ornamentation. For Dietterlin's conception of the five orders embraced more than architecture: influenced by Serlio and by Hans Blum (whose column book was first published in Latin in 1550), Dietterlin "conceives the column orders as little more than thematic categories or divisions into which fall a range of original decorative forms" (Millard Collection III, p. 25), from the most rustic to the most elegant. Dietterlin's sophisticated decorative repertory, elements of which he borrowed from Androuet du Cerceau, may not have been of much use for students: while his extravagant horreur du vide was in keeping with contemporary northern European aesthetic taste, Dietterlin's application of the principles of architecture to design is delightfully and sometimes nightmarishly idiosyncratic. These 99 etchings printed from 94 plates depict columns, pediments, cartouches, doorways and gateways, adorned or morphing into an array of human, zoomorphic and grotesque figures. The three later volumes, published in Nuremberg in 1498 along with restrikes of the plates from volumes I and II, extended the fantastical element into perspective itself, prefiguring the "impossible realities" of M. C. Escher. While these first volumes exhibit a gentler mood, the "terror and dementia ... sometimes evoked by these images" (Millard Collection III, p. 28) surfaces in Volume II, notably in the final plate, an ominous memento mori showing a portal overrun with dead animals, prone putti, a carcass, vultures, devils, and other sinister figures, with a pile of skulls inside the doorway and a tiny tombstone visible in the distance. In spite of their iconographic flights of fancy, Dietterlin's books seem to have been heavily used by artists and even a few architects. The Architectura helped disseminate Renaissance decorative forms in Germany, and Dietterlin's exaggerated Mannerist style influenced other pattern book designers as well as artisans and craftsmen throughout Northern Europe, even as far afield as England (cf. Summerson, Architecture in Britain 1530 to 1830, pp. 54 & 73). No doubt precisely because of their popularity, unsophisticated sets of even the 1598 edition are scarce, while complete copies of this first edition are few and far between. (These volumes were reprinted with the text in Latin by Jobin in 1594-1595; that edition is also exceedingly rare.) OCLC erroneously lists two American instututions holding copies of the first German edition (Columbia and the Canadian Centre for Architecture): in fact both holdings are of the Latin edition of 1594/95, and Columbia has volume 1 only of this first edition. ABPC lists no copy of either the German or Latin editions in Anglo-American auctions for the past 35 or more years, nor do we locate any other complete copies in the trade in the past half-century (a copy offered by Weinreb in 1964, in later sheep, lacked a text leaf). this large, unrestored copy in its contemporary german binding is a great rarity. VD16 D-1691; Berlin Katalog 1941; Brunet II, 706; Schlosser Magnino, pp. 412, 421; Fowler 104 (second volume only). Cf. Neue Deutsche Biographie 3:702; Thieme Becker 9:269-71; H. F. Malgrave, introduction, Millard Collection III: Northern European Books, pp. 25-28); Architectural Theory from the Renaissance to the Present (2011) 2:520-29 ("this is the earliest etched work of any size to appear prior to Jacques Callot").

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        Horae Recreationis, sive Facetiarum et Apophtegematum Centuriae II. In usum inclyta Academia Witebergenis Italice discit, collect à Catharino Dulci

      Witeberg [i.e., Wittenberg]: Ex Officina Cratoniana, 1593. Interleaved. A-C8 D1. INCOMPLETE, with 25 leaves only (of 40); lacking D2 through F8. 1 vols. 12mo. Vellum, new endpapers. Bookplate. One interleaf bears manuscript translations into French of two of the anecdotes, in what appears to be an 17th- or early 18th-century hand. Interleaved. A-C8 D1. INCOMPLETE, with 25 leaves only (of 40); lacking D2 through F8. 1 vols. 12mo. Italian as a Foreign Language, Wittenburg, 1593. Rare collection of sayings, anecdotes and jokes written and compiled from Lodovico Guicciardini (1521-1589) by Catharinus Dulcis, for young students of Italian. Dulcis was an itinerant scholar of languages, and evidently the first professor of French and Italian at the University of Marburg, who published this work during a sojourn in Wittenburg in the 1590s. OCLC only records two copies--at the University of Leipzig, and the University of Jena-- and a thorough search of online catalogues throughout Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Italy, and France, and Switzerland, turns up only one other copy, at the University of Gotha, of this peculiar and very interesting book - presumably the first by Dulcis - printed in Wittenberg, whose university provided a home to Martin Luther and Philip Melanchton - and where Prince Hamlet himself studied before returning to Elsinore upon his father's death. The dedicatee of Dulcis' little book makes this Danish-Wittenburg connection all the more intriguing: Dulcis dedicates his book to the learned nobleman, Doctor Holger Rosenkrantz, of Denmark. Albeit incomplete, a rare and fascinating book. USTC 620617; not in Hunt

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        Rerum Danicarum Friderico II.

      inclitæ memoriæ, rerum potiente, terra mariq; gestarum Historia: Bella Ditmarsicum & Svecicum maximè memorabilea complectens; cum breui recensione eorum etiam quæ in vitam & mortem prædicti regis inciderunt. Insertæ sunt tabellæ aliquammultæ in æs incisæ, quæ singula historiæ capita ad viuum exprimunt & ob oculos ponunt. Accesserunt appendicis loco eiusdem argumenti Epigrammata Joannis Lautertbachii, & alia aliorum elogia. 2 parts in 1 vol. [Volume II: De rebus gestis serenissimi principis ac d. d. Friderici Secundi, regis Daniæ, &c. piæ ac felicis memoriæ, epigrammata, scripta ad Christianum IV. Daniæ et Noruuegiæ regem, ducem Slesvicensem & Holsatiæ, &c. a Ioanne Lauterbachio, intertexta sunt alibi aliorum eiusdem argumenti poëmatia, quorum nomina sequuntur: Ianus Dovsa .... [et al.]. Frankfurt: Peter Fischer, Johann Wechel 1593 - 92. With engraved portrait of Christian IV (as a young man), Frederik II, and of Johan, Henrik (2), Paul, and Daniel Rantzau, 3 engraved coat-of-arms and 2 woodcuts + 15 engraved double-page plates showing battle-scenes from Holstein and Sweden, the coronation ceremonies of King Frederik II, map of the Baltic Sea with Stockholm in North, Gotland, the Northern parts of Germany with Danzig, Scania and the Eastern part of Zealand, peace negotiations in Stettin, Collatio rerum feudalium in Odense, Funen 1580 and the funeral procession of King Frederik 1588, etc. 4to. [12] + 166; 78 p. Bound in old overlapping liturgical vellum manuscript leaf. Large copy, many leaves uncut. This highly interesting and beautifully illustrated contemporary account of the life of the Danish King Frederik II was published on the initiative of Duke Heinrich Rantzau of Schleswig-Holstein, whose own history was very much mixed with the King's history. The book is dedicated to the young King Christian IV and the "Præfatio" is addressed to Heinrich Rantzow by Caspar Ens. With a few old marginal notes and corrections. With an old library stamp from Hamburg on back of the title-page. Small portion of the lower right corner of fly-leaf, title-page and first leaf a little frayed. 2 error pagination. Otherwise a nice copy of this rare volume. The illustrations were earlier used in Hogenberg: Res Gestæ, 1589.Kaspar Ens [1570-1650?], Lutheran theologian who wrote and translated several historic works. Bibl. Danica III, 58. Warmholtz 3183. BMC 270. Adams E-186. VD-16, E-1357. Nat. lib. Scotland 123. NBG XVI,84.

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        Vita del serafico San Francesco scritta da S. Bonaventura Tradotta in Volgare e di nuovo Aggiuntovi le Figure in Rame.

      Venezia presso gli heredi di Simon Galignani 1593. 4°, mm 210 x 155, pp. (8), 160 con 9 (10) tavole incise in rame. Legatura in pergamena moderna con titolo in nero al dorso. Splendido frontespizio calcografico restaurato con parziale perdita del margine inferiore; segue il prologo e il componimento poetico "Sopra il Monte dell'Avernia dove San Francesco riceve le sante stigmate del sig. Maffeo Veniero Arcivescovo di Corfù." Esemplare con ampie gore di umido e qualche lavoro di tarlo soprattutto da pagina 70 a pagina 95, non vengono però lesionate le incisioni, di cui purtroppo una manca. Ex libris di John Ponsonby al contro-piatto e appunti a matita con riferimento alle tavole illustrate. Restaurata anche l'ultima pagina con la tavola dei capitoli. Rara edizione illustrata. La Legenda Maior scritta da Bonaventura nel 1263 è stata data alle stampe nel 1467 a Roma, risulta essere il primo, o secondo libro stampato in italiano. Nel corso del Cinquecento si susseguono numerosissime edizioni, la nostra si distingue per la presenza dell'apparato iconografico di straordinaria fattura inciso da Giacomo Franco. 

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        M. Verrii Flacci quae extant et Sex. Pompei Festi de Verborum significatione libri XX. Cum vetusto Bibliothecae Farnesianae exemplari Romae nuper edito, collati; ex quo lacunae pene omnes sunt suppletae. In eos libros Ant. Augustini annotationes, ex editione Veneta, J. Scaligeri castigationes recognitae, ex Parisiensi, F. Ursini notae, ex Romana. Accesserunt nunc denique doctissimorum virorum notae ex eorum scriptis hinc inde collectae. (Bound with:) Q. Asconii Pediani Patavini Commentationes in aliquot orationes M. Tullii Ciceronis. (...) Francisci Hotomani studio & diligentia post omnes omnium editiones quam emendatissimae. (...) Eiusdem Hotomani expositiones suae in Asconium operae & diligentiae.

      Ad 1: (Genève), Apud Petrum Santandreanum, 1593. Ad 2: Lyon (Lugduni), Apud Joan. Tornaesium & Gul. Gazeium, 1551. 8vo. 2 volumes in 1: Ad 1: (XVI),CCCIX,(1 blank),(23 index),(1); LXXV,(1 blank),(10),CCXVI,(22 = index),(4),84 (recte 80) p. Ad 2: (XXIV),171,(1) p. H.leather. 17 cm (Ref: Ad 1: GLN-3651; Schweiger II,1135; Bernays, see p. 258/59 & 279; Ad 2: A. Cartier, Bibliographie des éditions des Tournes, no. 185; Schweiger I,18) (Details: 2 Back with 5 raised bands, and a black shield; Ad 1: 'Veritas' printer's device on the title: a woman, the naked truth, seated on a cubus, holding a radiant sun in her right hand. In her left hand she holds an opened book and a palm leaf. Her feet rest on the globe; the garland of fruit which surrounds her shows a ribbon with a motto in Greek: 'Alêtheia Pandamatôr', i.e. 'Allmighty Truth'. Ad 2: completely printed in italics; engraved printer's mark on title, a 'Ouroboros', with motto: 'quod tibi fieri non vis, alteri ne feceris', type no. 5. (See Cartier p. 40); Prism mark, type d on the verso of the last leaf, with motto 'Nescit labi virtus' (See Cartier p. 42) (Condition: Back rubbed; corners bumped; paper on covers slightly worn; a few small wormholes in the second half of the first work only; occasional faint pencil underlinings; old ownership entry at the upper margin of the title of Asconius erased; first title slightly soiled) (Note: Ad 1: Festus is a 2nd century abbreviator of a lost lexicographic work by Marcus Verrius Flaccus, dating from the first century B.C. Remains of his work survive in Festus; J.J. Scaliger, 1540-1609, produced a highly acclaimed edition in 1575. He was praised for his success at completing blank portions of the Farnese manuscript. The editor uses both Paulus Diaconus and Festus for a reconstruction of the text in strict alphabetical order, from A to V; Bernays tells us that the 216 pages with the 'Castigationes' of Scaliger are 'unverändert abgedruckt' in this edition of 1593 (Bernays p. 279). Scaliger's notes are followed by the notes of lesser gods, but nevertheless 'docti viri'. Ad 2: Asconius Pedianus, probably 3-88 A.D, produced for his sons a historical commentary on a number of the orations of the Roman politician/orator Cicero, the Verrines, pro Cornelio, contra M. Antonium & Catilinam, contra Pisonem, pro Scauro, & pro Milone. François Hotman, 1524-1590, was a French protestant jurist and author) (Provenance: Engraved bookplate of Jonkheer Henri de Brauw, depicting his coat of arms) (Collation: Festus: q - 2q8, a - v8 x8 (minus x8 blank); A - V8 X2; 2A - 2E8 2F2. Asconius: a - m8 n4 (lacking the blanks n3 and n4) (Photographs on request)

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        GIARDINO DI AGRICOLTURA

      Venetia: Bartolomeo Carampello, 1593. Second Edition. First printed the preceding year, this popular Italian work on gardening tools and techniques promises to explain all one needs to know to have the perfect kitchen garden, including the proper way to plant and graft trees. The present edition was expanded to 78 chapters from the 64 that appeared in the 1592 version, and the text also includes a revision of Bussato's 1578 work on graftings. Ravenna agronomist Marco Bussato (fl. 1578-98) resided in one of the most fertile regions of Italy, where the production of orchard fruits and wine grapes were important industries. Successful grafting techniques are key to the production of these crops, and Bussato's work would have been a valuable reference, especially with its clear illustrations showing how to cut and tie grafts. Simon notes that the author also addresses the wine harvest and the care that must be taken during the production of wine. At the end of the book is a gardener's calendar, discussing tasks for each month. In the tradition of the book of hours, each month features a vignette showing the labor of the month. The "Giardino" was reprinted in 1599 and 1612. All editions are uncommon, and the 1593 printing appears less often than the other issues, with just one other copy sold at auction in the past 40 years (in 1999, a stained and foxed copy fetched a hammer price of $1,400).. 202 x 142 mm. (8 x 5 3/4"). 4 p.l., 1-42, 51-54 (i.e. 43-46), 47-71, [3] leaves (misnumbered but complete). Second Edition. Contemporary limp vellum, rebacked to style, flat spine with gilt titling, new endpapers. Woodcut printer's device on title page, 12 woodcut vignette headpieces showing the labor of the month, and 20 full-page woodcuts, mostly of grafting techniques, one of these repeated three times.Simon BB II, 117; Wellcome I, 1164; Mortimer, Italian 95; STC Italian, p. 132. Boards a little soiled and rumpled, otherwise a fine copy, the text very clean and fresh with only the most insignificant imperfections, and in a neatly restored binding.First printed the preceding year, this popular Italian work on gardening tools and techniques promises to explain all one needs to know to have the perfect kitchen garden, including the proper way to plant and graft trees. The present edition was expanded to 78 chapters from the 64 that appeared in the 1592 version, and the text also includes a revision of Bussato's 1578 work on graftings. Ravenna agronomist Marco Bussato (fl. 1578-98) resided in one of the most fertile regions of Italy, where the production of orchard fruits and wine grapes were important industries. Successful grafting techniques are key to the production of these crops, and Bussato's work would have been a valuable reference, especially with its clear illustrations showing how to cut and tie grafts. Simon notes that the author also addresses the wine harvest and the care that must be taken during the production of wine. At the end of the book is a gardener's calendar, discussing tasks for each month. In the tradition of the book of hours, each month features a vignette showing the labor of the month. The "Giardino" was reprinted in 1599 and 1612. All editions are uncommon, and the 1593 printing appears less often than the other issues, with just one other copy sold at auction in the past 40 years (in 1999, a stained and foxed copy fetched a hammer price of $1,400).

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        1593 Disputationes Robert Bellarmine Catholic Controversy Dogma Antichrist POPE

      Ingolstadii : ex officina typographica Davidis Sartorii, 1593. - 1593 Disputationes Robert Bellarmine Catholic Controversy Dogma Antichrist POPE “The definitive defense of papal power!” – Springboro, Hobbes and Bellarmine While Robert Bellarmine was lecturing at Roman College, he wrote his most famous work on dogmatics – ‘Disputationes’. It was the first book to attempt to organize the controversies of the time, and was strengthened by its arguments against Protestantism. Thomas Hobbes and Theodore Beza were specifically known to adamantly write counter-arguments to this book. The most important part of the book regards the pope and the powers he possesses, much like that of a monarchial government. Lesser discussions consist of the Antichrist, fathers of the church, faith and morals, and monotheistic importance. This book includes gold-embossed coat-of-arms on the front cover. Item number: #662 Price: $750 BELLARMINE, Robert Dispvtationvm Roberti Bellarmini Politiani, Societatis Iesv, De controversiis christianae fidei, adversvs hvivs temporis haereticos. Tomus tertius. Ad S.D.N. Clementem VIII. pont. max Ingolstadii : ex officina typographica Davidis Sartorii, 1593. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: tome III 635p • Binding: Leather; tight and secure • Language: Latin • Size: ~6.75in X 4.5in (17cm x 11cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 662 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rerum Danicarum Friderico II.

      1593 1593 - inclitæ memoriæ, rerum potiente, terra mariq; gestarum Historia: Bella Ditmarsicum & Svecicum maximè memorabilea complectens; cum breui recensione eorum etiam quæ in vitam & mortem prædicti regis inciderunt. Insertæ sunt tabellæ aliquammultæ in æs incisæ, quæ singula historiæ capita ad viuum exprimunt & ob oculos ponunt. Accesserunt appendicis loco eiusdem argumenti Epigrammata Joannis Lautertbachii, & alia aliorum elogia. 2 parts in 1 vol. [Volume II: De rebus gestis serenissimi principis ac d. d. Friderici Secundi, regis Daniæ, &c. piæ ac felicis memoriæ, epigrammata, scripta ad Christianum IV. Daniæ et Noruuegiæ regem, ducem Slesvicensem & Holsatiæ, &c. a Ioanne Lauterbachio, intertexta sunt alibi aliorum eiusdem argumenti poëmatia, quorum nomina sequuntur: Ianus Dovsa . [et al.]. Frankfurt: Peter Fischer, Johann Wechel 1593 - 92. With engraved portrait of Christian IV (as a young man), Frederik II, and of Johan, Henrik (2), Paul, and Daniel Rantzau, 3 engraved coat-of-arms and 2 woodcuts + 15 engraved double-page plates showing battle-scenes from Holstein and Sweden, the coronation ceremonies of King Frederik II, map of the Baltic Sea with Stockholm in North, Gotland, the Northern parts of Germany with Danzig, Scania and the Eastern part of Zealand, peace negotiations in Stettin, Collatio rerum feudalium in Odense, Funen 1580 and the funeral procession of King Frederik 1588, etc. 4to. [12] + 166; 78 p. Bound in old overlapping liturgical vellum manuscript leaf. Large copy, many leaves uncut. * This highly interesting and beautifully illustrated contemporary account of the life of the Danish King Frederik II was published on the initiative of Duke Heinrich Rantzau of Schleswig-Holstein, whose own history was very much mixed with the King's history. The book is dedicated to the young King Christian IV and the "Præfatio" is addressed to Heinrich Rantzow by Caspar Ens. With a few old marginal notes and corrections. With an old library stamp from Hamburg on back of the title-page. Small portion of the lower right corner of fly-leaf, title-page and first leaf a little frayed. 2 error pagination. Otherwise a nice copy of this rare volume. The illustrations were earlier used in Hogenberg: Res Gestæ, 1589.Kaspar Ens [1570-1650?], Lutheran theologian who wrote and translated several historic works. Bibl. Danica III, 58. Warmholtz 3183. BMC 270. Adams E-186. VD-16, E-1357. Nat. lib. Scotland 123. NBG XVI,84.

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        Kupferstich- Karte, b. De Jode, "Franconia, nobilissim Germaniae ducatus".

      - 1593, 34 x 45 Koemann Jod. 2, 64; van Ortroy S. 126 Nr. 88 u. S. 114; Höhn, S. 112. - Erschien nur in der 2. Auflage. Heller, Bamberg Nr. 27: "Diese für die damalige Zeit ziemlich genaue Karte befindet sich in dem höchst seltenen Werk: Speculum .". Am oberen Rand der Karte 2 Rollwerkskartuschen ( links die Titelkartusche, rechts Anmerkungen ), im Kartenbild 2 Wappen.

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        Le cucine dei Sadeler

      1593 - Cristo nella casa di Marta e Maria & L’uomo ricco e l’uomo povero & Cristo a Emmaus. Serie completa di tre incisioni, che costituiscono la cosiddetta serie "Le cucine dei Sadeler", composta da due lavori di Johannes ed uno del fratello Raphael. Le opere derivano da soggetti di Jacopo Ponte da Bassano e sono datate dal 1593 al 1598. Esemplari di primo stato, avanti l’indirizzo di Dankerts. Buone prove, impresse su carta vergata coeva, con sottili margini, tracce di colore al verso parzialmente visibili al recto, nel complesso in buono stato di conservazione. Bibliografia: Hollstein 199, 200 (Johannes) e 43 (Raphael). Dimensioni 295x235 circa. A complete series of three engravings, the so-called "Sadelers’ kitchens", made of two works realized by Johannes and one by his brother Raphael. These works have been realized after subjects of Jacopo Ponte from Bassano and have been engraved between 1593 and 1598. Examples in the first state, before the address of Dankerts was added. Good works, printed on contemporary laid papers with thin margins, light signs of colour on verso partly visible on recto, otherwise in good condition. Bibliografia: Hollstein 199, 200 (Johannes) e 43 (Raphael). Dimensioni 295x235 circa. Dimensioni

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        Kupferstich- Karte, b. C. de Jode, "Tractus Rheni, Tabvla II" ( Rtit.).

      - kol., 1593, 34 x 45 Krogt, Atlantes Neerlandici, 1120/2:32; Hellwig/ Reiniger/ Stopp, Nr. 6.- Blatt II der 3teiligen Rheinlaufkarte aus dem Atlas von De Jode. Südorientierte Karte umgeben von gestochener Bordüre. Links oben kleine Textkartusche (Austrasia .), im Kartenbild diverse Wappen. Zeigt mittig den Hunsrück. Gebiet: Metz, Köln/Rh., Frankfurt/M., Straßburg. - Restauriert.

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        Kupferstich- Karte, n. W. Lasius aus De Jode, "Avstriae dvcatvs sev Pannoniae svperioris .".

      - 1593, 37,5 x 51,5 Koemann, Jod 2, 49; van Ortray S. 125 Nr. 80. - Links oben die Titelkartusche, links unten Meilenanzeiger. Zeigt auch das Burgenland, das nördl. Slowenien und Teile des Bistum Salzburg. Gebiet: Znaim, Preßburg, Pettau, Pinzgau. - Der untere Rand wurde restauriert.

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        Biturigum provinciae quae Berry vulgo dicitur /Pedemontanae Regionis descriptio

      Anversa 1593 - L’opera proviene dalla seconda edizione dello Speculum Orbis Terrarum, pubblicata postuma dal figlio Cornelis nel 1593. Gerard de Jode, editore e cartografo con fervente attività in Anversa, nel 1578 pubblica la prima edizione del suo celebre Speculum Orbis Terrarum. L’atlante, che nella sua prima stesura risulta essere di incredibile rarità, venne successivamente ristampato nel 1593 dal figlio Cornelis, con alcune varianti nel testo e nel numero delle tavole. Incisione in rame, intagliata dai fratelli Johoannes o Lucas van Deutecum, bella coloriura coeva, in buono stato di conservazione. This work comes from the second edition of Speculum Orbis Terrarum, published by his son Cornelis in 1591 after his death. De Jode was born in Nuremberg and worked as publisher and printer in Antwerp as fiere rival of Abraham Ortelius. Copperplate, in good conditions. Dimensioni 515 360mm

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        Biblia Sacra Vulgatae editionis Sixti Quinti Pont. Max. iussu recognita atque edita].

      Typographia Apostolica Vaticana, Rom 1593 - 9 Bl. (von 10), 1088, 20 Seiten. 17 Bll., Schweinslederband mit reicher Blindprägung der Deckel (auf dem vorderen Deckel die blindgeprägte Jahreszahl 1596), farbiger Blattschnitt, 25 x 17 cm. Vulgata. - Adams (1967) 1, 1102. - Durchgehend mit randlichen Anstreichungen von alter Hand in grüner Farbe. - Das fehlende Titelblatt liegt als Kopie bei. - Der Einband deutlich berieben und bestoßen, der Rücken im Gelenk unschön eingerissen und mit unschönen Lackspuren, die fliegenden Vorsätze fehlen (der hintere fliegende Vorsatz fehlt auch im Bereich des Spiegels), der hintere Spiegel mit Besitzvermerk von alter Hand; auf der ersten Seite des Hauptteils ein Besitzstempel. Insgesamt etwas fleckig oder randfleckig; teils wasserrandig. Trotz der Mängel von guter Substanz. 1002 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Riposo durante la fuga in Egitto

      1593 - Acquaforte, 1593, datata e firmata in lastra, in basso a destra. Buona prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva, con piccoli margini, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Stato unico. Quando Procaccini incide questa lastra, nel 1593 secondo la data riportata in basso a destra, era da poco giunto a Milano, perciò l’artista ricorda la sua città di origine nella firma Bol. bolognese. L’opera è tra le sue realizzazioni più celebri. Questa incisione rappresenta la terza versione del soggetto realizzata dell’artista. La scena è basata sul brano del Vangelo secondo Matteo 2: 13-15 I in cui si narra che un angelo apparve in sogno a Giuseppe e gli disse «Alzati, prendi con te il bambino e sua madre e fuggi in Egitto, e resta là finché non ti avvertirò, perché Erode sta cercando il bambino per ucciderlo». Il paesaggio è spesso una caratteristica importante nelle rappresentazioni della Fuga in Egitto, ma in questa incisione a dominare sono le figure che riempiono la scena quasi completamente. Il bambino, con l’aureola, è nel grembo di Maria, e guarda in direzione di Giuseppe che è appena dietro di loro, piegato in avanti. I volti di Giuseppe e Maria sono illuminati da una iridescenza che sembra irradiarsi dal bambino al quale guardano con espressione reverenziale. Etching, 1593, dated and signed on plate at bottom right. A good impression, printed on contemporary laid paper, with small margins, very good condition. When Procaccini engraved this plate, in 1593 according to the date shown on the bottom right, he had just arrived in Milan, so the artist recalls his hometown in the signature: Bol bolognese. This etching represents the artist’s third version of the Rest. The motif is based on Matthew 2:13-15 I which Joseph, warned in a dream of Herod’s murderous search for the prophesied King of the Jews, talking "the child and his mother with him, left that night for Egypt". Landscape is often an important feature in images of the Rest, but in this etching the massive figures fill the scene almost entirely. The haloed child reclines in Mary’s lap, looking upward toward Joseph who looms over them, animating the scene as he leans forward with a citron in his hand. Forming sort of a protective cave for the baby Jesus, Mary and Joseph are each encased in a bulky carapace of draperies composed of a thick network of cross-hatching complemented by shorter strokes and a system of dots that modulate the chiaroscuro and suggest homespun textures. Their faces are lit by an iridescence that seems to radiate from the child on whom they gaze with awed expressions. The work is among his most famous creations. TIB, 39, p. 101 n.5; Bartsch, XVIII, p. 19 n. 2. Dimensioni 209 262mm [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Africae Vera Forma et Sitvs

      Anversa 1593 - Si tratta della seconda mappa dell'Africa realizzata dalla famiglia De Jode, nella fattispecie realizzata da Cornelis De Jode nel 1593. Suo padre, Gerard, nel 1578 aveva pubblicato l'atlante Speculum Orbis Terrarum, di cui intendeva probabilmente realizzare un'edizione riveduta e ampliata. A causa della sua morte, nel 1591, fu il figlio Cornelis a portarne a compimento il progetto nel 1593 con lo Speculum Orbis Terrae. Realizza così, dieci nuove mappe, tra cui questa carta dell'Africa. Cartograficamente la mappa deriva in parte dalla carta del mondo di Mercator del 1569, ed in parte da quella di Ortelius, pubblicata nel 1570. Incisione in rame, in perfetto stato di conservazione. Come tutte le carte della famiglia De Jode, anche questa mappa è molto rara. Infatti, dopo la prematura morte di Cornelis, nel 1600, tutte le lastre passarono a Jan Baptiste Vrients. La vedova di Vrients vendette poi le lastre a Moretus, ma non furono più utilizzate per successive tirature. "This is the De Jode family's second map of Africa, issued in 1593 by Cornelis de jode. His father, Gerard, in 1578 published the atlas Speculum Orbis Terrarum, and evidently he intended to issue a revisited and expanded edition. Due to his death, Cornelis realized the new edition and in 1593 published the atlas Speculum Orbis Terrae, adding ten new copperplates includind this map of Africa. The large title at the top is flanked by some intricate design work and the oceans are decorated with sailing ships and sea monsters. Cartographically, the map refers to Mercator for the river systems and Ortelius for other points. De Jode had originally intended his atlas to compete with Ortelius' "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum". The competition between De Jode and Ortelius had been intense, but the better-connected Ortelius was able to influence events - possibly even ensuring a denial of the necessary Royal Privilege for De Jode until 1577. De Jode's "Speculum Orbis Terrarum" was issued the next year. The "Speculum " had to compete against Ortelius' "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum", in its eighth year of publication and already in its sixteenth edition, and was unable to make any serious impression on the market-hold enjoyed by Ortelius. De Jode's maps are thus appreciably rarer than those by Ortelius and are often better engravings. A good impression of this finely engraved, rare and sought after map in overall good condition." R. L. Betz "The Mapping of Africa " (2007), map 27; O. I. Norwich, "Norwich's Maps of Africa", map 19 Dimensioni 450 325mm

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        Zwei Gesamtansicht von Münster. Vor der Belagerung und während der Belagerung.

      - Kupferstich v. Matthäus Merian (1593 - 1650) n. Caspar Merian aus Theatrum Europaeum VIII, um 1660, 9 x 70 cm u. 18 x 70 cm Beide Ansichten auf einem Blatt. Fauser 9370 und 9371 ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau. " Wahre Vorbildung des Stättlein Höchst. 1622 ".

      - Kupferstich v. Matthäus Merian (1593 - 1650) aus Theatrum Europaeum I, 1635, 24,5 x 35 cm Fauser 5826 ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau "Francofurtum".

      - Kupferstich v. Matthäus Merian (1593 - 1650) aus Topographia Hassiae et Regionum Vicinarum, 1646, 27,5 x 35 cm Fauser 4088 ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

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