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        Relacam do solenne recebimeto das Santas Reliquias, que forão levadas da See de Coimbra, ao Real Mosteyro de Santa Cruz. He carta coriosa, que se Escreveo da Universidade a hum amigo.

      Antonio de Mariz 1596 - APPARENTLY ONLY FOUR COPIES RECORDED WORLDWIDE. REIS DE LEIRIA, Gaspar dos. Relacam do solenne recebimeto das Santas Reliquias.He carta coriosa, que se Escreveo da Universidade a hum amigo. Coimbra, Em Casa de Antonio de Mariz, 1596. £5,000 FIRST EDITION. 8vo. *7 A-C8 D9 E-Z8 Aa2. [7], 182, [3] ff. Italic and Roman letter. Fine title-page vignette with a dragon pierced by a cross with thorn crown and a burning heart, plus motto in cartouche “NEC ARTE NEC INGENIO, SED VI ET AMORE”, all within border, and letters G and R (probably the author’s initials); floriated and historiated initials, tailpieces (final tailpiece with coat of arms and mottos “SPES MEA DEUS / COGITA MORI”). Name of author by an early hand on t-p. Occasional early ink underlining. Lovely full-page woodcut at end of part one with cross and thorn crown within elaborate border showing the tree of life with entwined branches enclosing figures of kings and prophets from the Old Testament leading to the top scene of the Holy Virgin with Child. Central tear at leaf G7, without affecting text; paper flaw in L1 and L3 affecting side notes very slightly; also tiny wormhole in title. Bound in late C19th vellum over cardboards with gilt title at spine on olive green label. Overall an excellent copy. Extremely rare first and only edition of this relation written by the canon Gaspar dos Reis. This book describes the solemn procession for the transportation of the holy relics preserved in the See of Coimbra to the Monastery of Santa Cruz. The book includes also a collection of poems by academics within the university of the city, celebrating the relics of the holy Martyrs. A table of contents terminates this interesting work, which shows some illustrations of emblems. We could only find two copies in Portugal (Lisbon, in the royal library, and Coimbra) and two others in the USA (New York Hispanic Society and Pennsylvania University), based on USTC and WorldCat. For a description of the copy in the collection of the King of Portugal, see entry no. 245 in Early Portuguese Books 1489-1600, Cambridge-London, 1935, p. 372. Not in BMC. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        1. Bioi philosophon kai sophiston (graece). De vitis philosophorum et sophistarum. Hadriano Iunio interprete.

      Heidelberg, Commelinus, 1596. - circa 16,8 x 11 cm. 4 Bll., 223 SS., 4 Bll., mit Druckermarke Pergament d. Zt. "VD 16 E 4179; Adams E 1029; Schweiger I, 114; Hoffmann II, 65. Griechisch-lateinischer Paralleltext. Eunapios von Sardes (gest. 414) porträtierte in seiner bedeutenden Vitensammlung meist Zeitgenossen, darunter: Plotin, Porphyrius, Iamblichus, Julianus, Libanius u.a. - VORGEBUNDEN: ATHANASIUS: Dialogoi 5, peri tes hagias triados. (graece). Dialogi V, de sancta trinitate. Basilii libri IIII, adversus impium Eunomium. Anastasii et Cyrilli compendiaria orthodoxae fidei explicatio. Ex interpretatione Th. Bezae. Foebadi sive Foebadii liber contra Arianos. Genf, H. Estienne, 1570. 7 Bll. (ohne ein weisses), 431, 24 (statt 27) SS. Chaix-D. 72; Renouard 133, 2; Adams A 2090; IA 109.407. Erste Ausgabe, griechisch-lateinischer Paralleltext. Athanasius spielte im Kampf gegen den Arianismus eine entscheidende Rolle. Weitere Texte anderer sind beigegeben. Am Ende fehlen 2 Blätter (die Seiten 25-27 mit den Anmerkungen von Théodore de Bèze), sonst komplett, der eigentliche Text vollständig. Titel mit Besitzvermerk, am Ende einige Blätter mit angerändertem Eckausriß. - NACHGEBUNEN ist durchgehend zweisprachig griechisch-latein "De iis qui eruditionis fama claruerunt" des Hesychius von Milet (88 Seiten - dies ist der in sich abgeschlossene zweite Teil eines Druckes von H. Estienne aus dem Jahr 1594). - Vorsatz mit Inhaltsverzeichnis des Bandes von alter Hand, alle Werke etwas fleckig und gebräunt, wenig berieben, gut erhalten. Interessante Zusammenstellung seltenerer Texte. " ". [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Aithiopikon biblia deka (graece). Aethiopicorum. Libri X . Hieronymi Commelini opera.

      Heidelberg, Commelinus, 1596. - circa 16,8 x 11 cm. 15, 519, 48 SS., mit Druckermarke Pergament d. Zt. "VD 16, H 1674; Adams H 176; Schweiger I, 131; Hoffmann II, 197: "Commelinus benutzte vier Handschriften, aus denen er viele Fehler verbesserte und Lücken ergänzte". - Griechisch-lateinische Ausgabe des für die Literatur des Abendlandes einflussreichen klassischen Liebesromans. Die lateinische Übersetzung stammt von dem polnischen Jesuiten Stanislaus Warschewiczki (gestorben 1591). Commelins Helidor-Text blieb bis zum Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts die Grundlage aller späteren Ausgaben. " "- Titel mit kleinem Besitzvermerk, wenig gebräunt, teils schwacher Wasserrand, Einband wenig wellig oder leicht fleckig, ohne Bindebänder, dennoch recht hübsch.

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        Rime di diversi in lode dell' Illustriss ma Sig ra Chiara Cornara degnissima Capitania in Verona

      Verona: Girolamo Discepolo, 1596. 4to (187 x 142 mm). [64] pp. Italic type. Woodcut Cornaro arms on title, type-ornament page borders throughout, historiated woodcut initials, woodcut or typographic tail-pieces, last page with typographic picture. Some minor staining. Original long-stitched carta rustica.*** Unrecorded separate edition of a collection of verses in honor of Chiara Dolfin Cornaro, daughter of the powerful Paduan financier and architectural patron Alvise Cornaro, and wife of the Capitano (military commander) of Verona, Giovanni Cornaro (from a different branch of the family). The anthology was published on the occasion of their departure from Verona, for Venice, Cornaro having been elected to the Council of Ten (he would become Doge of Venice in 1624, four years before his death). It is distinguished by the contributions of a woman: among the short verse contributions are three poems and a 24-page speech in honor of the Capitania by Ersilia Spolverini (ca. 1572- after 1597), a close friend of Chiara Cornara, and the only female contributor. The present edition is unrecorded by EDIT-16, but the contents appeared during the same year, with a variant part-title, in a larger verse anthology published in honor of both spouses, Varie compositioni scritte in lode de l'illustrissimo sig. Giouanni Cornaro, capitanio di Verona; & de l'illustrissima sig. Chiara Delfina sua consorte, Verona: Girolamo Discepolo, 1596 (Cicogna 2388; EDIT-16 CNCE 58564). (That edition is paginated [4], 233 [i.e.236] pp., according to EDIT-16, and the present edition is unpaginated.) Discepolo also issued a separate edition of Spolverini's oration, Oratione in lode dell' signora Chiara Cornara, in which her name is not given (CNCE 58549). During the same year, and no doubt at the same time as these editions, Discepolo also published 2 Latin poems by Spolverini in praise of her friend, in an 8-page pamphlet titled Ad illustrissimam Claram Corneliam poemata duo (EDIT-16 CNCE 58560; those poems seem also to have appeared in the Varie compositioni). This literary oeuvre by Spolverini, entirely dedicated to her friend, "constitutes one of the most sustained bodies of encomiastic work written by a woman in praise of a female patron at this time" (Cox, p. 297-8). Evidence from another poem in the Varie compositioni "seems to indicate that the oration was commissioned from Spolverini by the ladies of Verona and delivered by her at a parting ceremony for Chiara Dolfin" (op. cit., p. 298). Copies of the present nearly vanished edition, as well, no doubt, as the other separately published Latin poems and the oration, were probably distributed to these ladies during the party, or otherwise circulated privately. Most of the contributors to the Rime, and to the larger collection, were patrician members of the Accademia Filarmonica of Verona, the first musical academy of Italy, founded in 1543. They include Marco Verità, Mario Dondonino, Aurelio Prandino, Alessandro Lafranchino, Ottavio Cipolla, Policarpo Palermo, Bartolomeo Tortelletti, Donato Salutello, Adriano Grandi, Orlando Pescetti, and Jacopo Battistella. The Cornaro family were prominent members of the Accademia, and the Rime are dedicated by Orlando Pescetti to two young sons of the honoree Chiara Cornara (she went on to have twelve children). Among the reasons Pescetti gives for dedicating the collection to these young boys is their participation as singers in his play or musical intermezzo Aristoclia during the last Carneval, where, he effuses, they displayed so much grace and talent in spite of their tender age, and which was performed with such magnificent costumes, thanks to the generosity of their father and all his family. Not in OCLC or EDIT-16, but there is a copy at the Biblioteca Civica in Verona. Cf. Alison Smith, "Women and Political Sociability in Late Renaissance Verona: Ersilia Spolverini's Elogio of Chiara Cornaro," in Donne di Potere del Rinascimento: Arcangeli, ed. (Rome, 2008), pp. 405-416; and Virgina Cox, Lyric Poetry by Women of the Italian Renaissance (2013), pp. 297-298.

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        In Sphaeram Ioannis de Sacro Bosco Commentarius. Nunc tertio ab ipso Auctore recognitus, & plerisque in locis locupletatus. Maiori item cura correctus.

      Venedig, B.Basa. 1596 - 4°. 15 S., 1 w. Bl., 483 S., mit Titelholzschnitt und zahlreichen Textholzschnitten, sowie Holzschnitt-Druckermarke. Etwas späterer Halbpergamentband mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel, (leicht beschabt). Vermutlich sechste Auflage. - Houzeau/L. I, 2678. - Kommentar zu einem der wichtigsten astronomischen Lehrbücher des 16. Jahrhunderts durch den Jesuitenpater Christoph Clavius (1527-1612), der in insgesamt 19 Auflagen bis in das 17. Jahrhundert erschien. Clavius galt unter seinen Zeitgenossen als der "Euklid des 16. Jahrhunderts". - Etwas stockfleckig, teils wasserrandig, Einträge von alter Hand auf Vorsatz und Titel

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        RESENDE, Gracia de. CHRONICA QVE TRACTA DA VIDA E GRANDISSIMAS VIRTVDES, E bondades, magnanimo esforço, execllentes costumes,

      - & manhas, & claros feytos do Christianissimo Dom Ioão ho Segundo deste nome: & dos Reys de Portugal ho decimo tercio de gloriosa memoria. Começando de seu nascimento, & toda sua vida ate hora de sua morte: Com outras obras que adiante se seguem. Feyta per Garcia de Rêsende. Derigido ao Exellente Principe, & Serenissimo Senhor Dom Alvaro D"allem Castro, DVQVE. &c. EM LISBOA Impressa em casa de Simão Lopez Mercador de Liuros: Com Licença da Sancta Inquisição. Anno do Senhor 1596. In fólio de 25,5x18,5 cm. Com [vi], CXXXIIII, [iv] fólios. Encadernação da segunda metade do século xx, inteira de pergamoide com nervos e ferros a ouro na lombada e nas pastas, que apresentam super-libris, assinada pelo mestre encadernador Frederico de Almeida. Bela impressão quinhentista portuguesa impressa a duas colunas com caracteres rotundos. O frontispício impresso a duas cores e apresenta o brasão casa de Aveiro? Terceira edição de uma obra fundamental para a história de Portugal e seus descobrimentos. Cronologia das edições da Crónica de D. João II: - 1.ª 1545, Lisboa por Luís Rodrigues. - 2.ª 1554, Évora por Andre de Burgos. 3.ª 1596, Lisboa. 4.ª 1607 Lisboa por Jorge Rodrigues. Inocêncio 3, 118. Anselmo? D. Manuel II ? Simões? Azevedo e Samodães? Location/localizacao: M-9-D-16 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        En Liden Bog om alle hande Siugdom, som Mennisken mangfoldigen kan vederfares, formedelst voris Første, forelders syndfald, wdi Paradis, som er Aarsagen, at wi wndfanges i siud, oc fodis syndige Mennisker till denne Verden,... Imod saadanne Siugdom oc Skrøbelighed, som Synden fører met sig, Dog vil Gud att Mennisken skall bruge Mennisklige Medel oc Raad, imod saadanne suare Fristelser oc Siugdom, paa det, at Mennisken skall icke forderffues eller omkomes i saadan suare Siugdom. Hanss Christensen Bartsker, en Borger i Ribe. (+) En Lidel wnderuisning megit nyttelig oc trøstelig, som vel fornøden er, huorledis Mennisken skal holde oc skicke sig, naar denne forgifftige pestilentze kolde Siuge beginder at sprede sig wd iblant Mennisken, til at forgiuffe, fordriffue oc forderssue Mennisken, huorledis Mennisken i nogen maade kand giøre den modstand, oc bekomme hielp, trøst oc raad emod denne forferdelige oc forskrecklige Siuge. Hanss Christensen Bartsker, en Borger i Ribe.

      Schleswig, Niclaus Wegener, 1596. 4to. Restaureret helbind af pergament. De samtidige bindsider og ryg er sat udenpå et nyere bind, dette også af pergament. (2),287 pp. Bagsiden af de to første blade påsat japanpapir, forsiden af de to næste blade påsat japanpapir. 8 blade er restaurerede i bladkanter med papirmasse og opsat på papir således at bladstørrelsen matcher resten af bogen (intet teksttab). Nogle småreparationer på de sidste blade i øvre margin. lettere bruntoning, få pletter. Ganske velbevaret eksemplar. Blad 2 med Jacob Seefelts store træskårne våben, til hvem bogen er dediceret. - PESTBOGEN: (2),70 pp. En lille del af øverste marginer forstærkede med japanpapir ligeledes nogle øverste bladhjørner (uden teksttab). Lettere bruntoning, få brunpletter. Ganske velbevaret.I tilknytning til disse to værker er der bagerst i bogen i samtidig hånd indsat 24 sider som indeholder både lægeråd og husholdningsopskrifter. ¶ Den yderst sjældne originaludgave. Kun ganske få eksemplarer har været udbudt de sidste 50 år. I første del af bogen redegør Bartskær for medicinens teoretiske fundament, nemlig Galens humoralpatologi efterfulgt af en næsten ordret oversættelse af tyskeren Ortolff von Bayerlaudts tyske medicinkompedium. Anden del bygger for størstedelen på den første danske lægebog ved Christian Pedersen fra 1533, men indeholder også en del originalobservationer og kure, ligesom han introducerer danske navne for medicinske planter hovedsageligt fra Slesvig. - Lauritz Nielsen Nr. 493 - Thesaurus: 273 - Bibl. Danica I: 799-800. PESTBOGEN er ligeledes af største sjældenhed. Den skriver sig ind i en tradition af pestskrifter, som startede med omtale i Christian Pedersens bog om urtevand, Morsing og Henrik Smids bog om "Pestilentzes Aarsag" og de giver recepter og foreskrifter på de midler, som skal anvendes imod pesten. Bartskær anfører, at på grund af krigen kan være vanskeligt at anskaffe de nødvendige ingredienser fordi tyskerne har besat de områder hvor den bedste medicin kan købes.Lauritz Nielsen nr. 494. - Thesaurus I, 274. - Bibl. Danica I, 841.

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        Poliorceticon sive de machinis. Tormentis. Telis. Libri quinque.

      Antwerpen Plantin und Moretus 1596 - (24 x 18 cm). (16) 267 (8) S. Mit 2 Druckermarken (die auf dem Titel gestochen) und 33 (19 ganzseitigen) Textkupfern. Flexibler Pergamentband der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe dieser "bewunderungswürdigen Schrift" über die Kriegsmaschinen und Belagerungskunst der Alten (Jähns). - "Diese gelehrten, für die Kenntnis des antiken Kriegswesens grundlegenden Werke sind um so wichtiger geworden und haben Epoche gemacht, weil ihr Verfasser sich nicht, wie eigentlich alle seine Vorgänger, an Vegetius anklammerte, sondern sich wesentlich auf Polybios stützte. Ein besonderes Verdienst erwarb er sich durch die für seine Zeit vortreffliche Abhandlung über die Maschinen der Alten" (Jähns). - Die dekorativen Kupfer u.a. mit Rammböcken, Katapulten, einer fahrbaren Armbrust, Elefanten in ihren Ställen und verschiedenen Festungsanlagen. - Titel und ein weiteres Blatt mit geschwärztem Stempel. Papierbedingt durchgehend etwas gebräunt. Erste Lage leicht gelockert und bestoßen. Vorsätze mit geringen Wurmspuren. Einband minimal bestoßen. Rücken mit restaurierten Fehlstellen. Insgesamt, trotz der beschriebenen Mängel, gut erhalten. - Adams L 797; Jähns 561; Cockle 672 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Insulae Balearides et Pytiusae (Islas Balerares)

      Países Bajos - IOANNES BLAEU (1596-1673) Novus Atlas, das ist, Weltbeschreibung mit schönen newen außfürhlichen Land-Taffeln in Kupffer gestochen, und an den Tag gegeben durch Guil. und Iohannem Blaeu. Amsterdam (1647). Con márgenes. Pliegue central. Restauraciones. Ref.: Koeman / Krogt, Atlantes Neerlandici II p. 219. Spain, Espana, Ibiza, Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Menorca. Siglo/Century: XVII Buril Papel verjurado Grabador/Engraver: Blaeu, Ioannes Dibujante/Draw Artist: 1647 Altura papel/Paper height: 455 Anchura papel/Paper width: 575 Altura plancha/Plate height:383 Anchura plancha/Plate width: 500

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        Compendio de' secreti rationali ... diviso in libri cinque. Nel primo de' quali si tratta de' secreti più importanti nella professione medicinale. Nel secondo s'insegnano molti secreti appartenenti alla cirugia; and si mostra il modo d'esercitarla. Nel terzo si contengono i secreti più veri, and più approvati nell'arte dell'alchimia. Nel quarto si scrivono molti belletti, che vsano le donne per parer belle. Nel quinto si comprendono i secreti più notabili in diverse arti and esercitij. Con la tavola di tutti i capitoli

      presso Altobello Salicato, 1596. Cm. 15,5, cc. (24) 187 + 1.c.b. Legatura antica in piena pergamena molle con traccia di titoli su tassello al dorso. Sguardie posteriori. Tracce di polvere al margine esterno (più marcate in alcune carte centrali), fioriture sparse, qualche macchietta e sporadici piccoli aloni. Nel complesso esemplare più che discreto. Leonardo Fioravanti (1517-1588), medico bolognese, fu una figura atipica nel panorama scientifico del tempo in quanto annoverabile tra i pochi seguaci di Paracelso. Così la voce F. nel Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani (vol. 48, a cura di Anna Mainardi): "Si distinse per un accentuato interesse alla sperimentazione che lo indusse a trascurare nella pratica la rigida separazione consuetudinaria dei ruoli dei medici, degli speziali e dei cerusici. Il suo tentativo di fare del medico il protagonista dell'intero processo terapeutico, dalla diagnosi alla preparazione dei farmaci alla chirurgia e il fatto che egli scrivesse in volgare i suoi trattati, seguendo anche in ciò l'esempio di Paracelso, furono spesso considerati lesivi della dignità della professione medica ed esposero il F. a denigrazioni e persecuzioni". L'opera è divisa in cinque libri: "Nel primo de' quali si tratta de' secreti più importanti nella professione medicinale. Nel secondo s'insegnano molti secreti appartenenti alla Cirugia; et si mostra il modo d'esercitarla. Nel terzo si contengono i secreti più veri, et più approvati nell'arte dell'Alchimia. Nel quarto si scrivono molti belletti che usano le donne per apparer belle. Nel quinto si comprendoni i secreti più notabili in diverse arti et esercitij". Cfr. Iccu..

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        THEOKRITOU TOU SURAKOUSIOU EIDULLIA, KAI EPIGRAMMATA. MOSCHOU Syrakosiou, BIÔNOS Smurnaiou, SIMMIOU Rhodiou, ta zôzomena. Omnia cum interpretatione Latina. Accedunt notae & emendationes Josephi Scaligeri, Isaaci Casauboni, Danielis Heinsii in Theocritum. (Bound with:) SCHOLIA HEURISKOMENA EIS TA THEOKRITOU EIDULLIA, EK DIAPHORÔN ANTIGRAPHÔN epimelôs eis koinên ôpheleian sullechthenta, para ZACHARIOU KALLIERGOU tou Krêtos.

      Ad volume I: (Heidelberg), in Bibliopolio Commeliniano, 1596 - 1603. Ad volume II: (Heidelberg), Ex officina Commeliniana, 1601. 8vo. 2 volumes in 1: (XVI),319,(1 blank); 30,(2 blank); 150; (VIII),152,(3 omissa),(1 blank) p.; (XVI) p.,260 columns. 19th century half calf. 17 cm (Ref: (VD16 ZV 14910; Hoffmann 3,478 and 479: 'Eine sehr correcte Ausgabe, zu der die griechischen Scholien gehören'; Brunet 5,782: 'édition peu commune, et qui mérite d'être mieux connue (...) en France'; Dibdin 2,486/7: 'a very excellent edition. (...) Heinsius's readings are learned, sagacious, and ingenious'; Graesse 6/2,114; Ebert 22764 & 22765; Cf. Smitskamp's 'The Scaliger Collection', Leiden, 1993, no.186. The composition of this Smitskamp item is different, it has a different general title; there is also a discrepancy in date between some parts; one of the parts, the Heinsius-part, does not seem to have the 3 p. Omissa which we find in our edition) (Details: (The composition of this convolute is explained at the beginning of our note below) 2 volumes in 1 binding. All parts belonging to the first volume have their own title. All title pages have a different printer's mark and a different layout. The general title of the first volume announces the text and Latin translation, and the contributions by Scaliger, Casaubon and Heinsius. A woodcut printer's mark of Commelinus heirs adorns this first general title, it depicts a woman, Veritas, sitting on a heap of defeated warriors, the legend is in Greek: HÊ ARETÊ NIKA TÊN DUNAMIN. The first 2 title pages of volume I,2 show 2 different versions of the printer's mark of Hieronymus Commelinus, one small, one big, both depicting a woman (Veritas), 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 the text in Greek: Alêtheia Pandamatôr (Allmighty Truth) The second volume, containing the scholia, is adorned with a nice woodcut architectural border, and has no printer's mark) (Condition: Dull 19th century binding. Cover scuffed, front joint broken along the front side; paper slightly yellowing; small stamp on the first title; some old ink underlinings and annotations) (Note: This convolute is a combination of 2 Theocritus editions, the first of which was published by Hieronymus Commelinus in 1596, and the second by Johannes Commelinus in 1601 and in 1603. Volume 1 consist of 3 parts, the second of which in its turn consists of 2 parts. The composition is as follows: volume I: part 1, 2,1 & 2,2, and 3, and volume II. The first part of the 3 parts of volume I (vol. I,part 1) bears the general title, dated 1603, and it contains the Greek text, accompanied by a facing Latin translation. It numbers (XVI),319 p. The second part in its turn, (vol. I, part 2) consists of 2 parts, and has as general title for parts 2,1 and 2,2: Iosephi Scaligeri Iuli Caesaris F. emendationes ad Theocriti, Moschi & Bionis Idyllia. Isaaci Casauboni Theocriticarum lectionum libellus. It is dated 1596, and it numbers 30 p. It (I,2,1) contains the emendations of Scaliger only; then follows part I,2,2 containing the lectiones or observations made by Casaubon. It's title is: Isaaci Casauboni Theocriticarum libellus. Editio altera, uberior & melior. It is dated 1596, and numbers 150 p. Follows the last part of this first volume (I,3), the part with the emendations and observations of D. Heinsius: Danielis Heinsii emendationes et notae in Theocriti Idyllia bucolica. Accesserunt Epigrammata eiusdem, & Idyllia quaedam ab eodem & Hugone Grotio ita translata ut versus versui respondeat. It is dated 1603, and numbers (VIII),152,(3) p. The second volume (volume II) contains the Scholia edited by Zacharias Kalliergês: SCHOLIA HEURISKOMENA EIS TOU THEOKRITOU EIDULLIA, EK DIAPHORÔN ANTIGRAphôn etc. Its date is 1601, and it numbers (XVI) p. and 260 columns. The complicated structure of this convolute mirrors events within the printer's family of the Commelins. In 1597 Hieronymus, ca 47 years old, died in Heidelberg, probably victim to the plague. After his death his affairs were looked after by his less famous Amsterdam cousin Jan Commelin (Johannes Commelinus), who lived there since 1578. Jan was a publisher in Amsterdam since 1594. From the correspondence of Scaliger and the Flemish scholar Janus Gruterus, who taught in Heidelberg since 1592, it is clear that Jan Commelin was often in Heidelberg for business. He managed to keep on publishing in that city a great number of Commelinus editions till 1604. It seems that Jan Commelin found in the Heidelberg stock the Theocritus edition of 1596, and decided to improve the saleability of it by adding important material produced by Daniel Heinsius, and by adding the scholia/commentary of Kalliergês, called by Heinsius Graecus interpres. (See p. ):(3 recto, of the preface to Heinsius' part). This augmented edition called of course for the replacement of the old title of 1596 for a new title, with the name of Heinsius on it, dated 1603. The above mentioned Smitskamp copy, containing the contribution of Heinsius and scholia of Kalliergês, however preserves the original title of 1596. (See for Johannes Commelinus and the Heidelberg connection NNBW 10,199/200) § The Greek poet Theocritus, ca. 300 - ca. 260 BC, was a native of Syracuse. He is called the father or inventor of bucolic and pastoral poetry, and the reviver of the mime. His fame chiefly rests on his Idylls, written in hexameter verse and in the Doric dialect. His outstanding dramatic, descriptive and lyric qualities are best displayed in his bucolic poetry. Moschus, ca. 150 BC and also from Syracuse, is according to Suidas the next after Theocritus to write pastoral poetry. He was an imitator, like Bion. The style of Simmias of Rhodes, ca. 300 BC, shows affinity to Theocritus. § The French/Flemish publisher Hieronymus Commelinus, (Jérôme Commelin) 1560 - 1597, who established himself in Heidelberg in 1587, brought together for this Theocritus edition works of the best classical scholars of his day. In the preface to the contribution of Josephus Justus Scaliger (1540-1609) dated 1596, Hieromymus Commelinus tells that he received from Scaliger, when he visited him in Leiden, a valuable book and an emended version of a poem of Simmias, called 'Ovum'. To thank him for this magnificent gifts he promised his host to publish it, together with his notes on Theocritus and other bucolic poets. (Vol. I,1 p. 3/4) Commelinus added to the collection also a revised and augmented edition of an early work of the French scholar Isaac Casaubon, 1559-1614. (M. Pattison, 'Isaac Casaubon', London 1875, p. 534) This work of Casaubon was first published in 1584 in Geneva by Vignon as an appendix/ commentary to an edition of bucolic, georgic and gnomic poetry, as 'Isaaci Hortiboni Theocriticarum lectionum libellus'. (See for this 1584 edition: H. Parenty, 'Isaac Casaubon, Helléniste', Geneva, 2009, p. 53/55) In the preface to his part of the book (I,2,3) the young Dutch classical scholar Daniel Heinsius, 1580-1655, tells us that Johannes Commelinus (the successor of Hieronymus Commelinus) asked him to send him his notes and emendations to Theocritus. Heinsius did so, he says, with the consent and help of both Scaliger and Casaubon. Heinsius, who was the favourite student of Scaliger in Leiden, adds also the Latin translation of a number of Idyllia of his own hand and of his friend Hugo Grotius. Added is also a philological tour de force, a translation into Doric Greek of the 10th ecloge of Vergil, produced by his revered teacher Scaliger. The second volume of this book contains the scholia to Theocritus published by the Greek printer and wandering scholar Zacharias Kalliergês (Calliergis), 1473-1524, who copied manuscripts in the 'officina' of Aldus Manutius. In 1515 he produced a Pindarus edition which was to last 3 centuries. His Theocritus edition, the first which included scholia, dates from 1516. (Sandys, 2,107) (Provenance: On the title a small oval stamp with the Gothic capital initials 'G.C.L.') (Collation: I,1: *8, A-V8 (leaf V8 verso blank); I,2: A-B8 (leaf B8 blank); I,3: A-I8, K4 (minus blank leaf K4); I,4: ):(4, A-I8, K4, L2 (leaf L2 verso blank); II: A8, A8, B8, Gamma8, Delta8, Eta8, Zeta8, èta8, Theta8, Iota2 (minus blank leaf Iota2) (Photographs on request)

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        Daemonolatreiae libri tres

      Daemonolatreiae libri tres by Nicolai Remigii (Remy), 1596. Complete. Bound in a facsimiled, Renaissance-looking leather binding (vellum appearance) with green ribbon ties and a tooled spine and front cover (see photos). Very good condition. Minor flaws include the first few pages with browning on the bottom right corner, and two initial pages with a very small and hard to see worm hole (see close up photo of title page). Rare, significant, and infamous book on witchcraft and demonology. Rarely comes to market. I find only modern reproductions on the market...from my searches. Again, ultra-rare.This book is considered one of the most important books on demons and witchcraft. "Remy was a judge for the Duchy of Lorraine and tried many hundreds of witchcraft cases, sending as many as 800 of the accused to a slow and terrible death at the stake. As a result of his vast "experience", this present work was considered one of the most influential of the many works on witchcraft and demonology that came about as a result of the great witchcraze of the 16th and 17th centuries. It definitely influenced the work of several later demonologists such as Francesco Maria Guazzo and Martin Del Rio. Remy's work described a number of witchcraft cases and emphasized the truth of the diabolic pact supposedly made between a witch and the Devil himself and the horrible acts claimed to take place at the witches Sabbat. It also highlighted the fact that many witches were forced into the Devil's service either through trickery or violence, which was a change from several earlier works which claimed that witches made a willing choice to do evil. This in no way meant that Remy urged mercy for those who chose the dark path. Quite the opposite was true in fact. Remy draws on many ancient and contemporary sources for his arguments and stressed that the evil power of witches and other adherents to the Devil must be thoroughly rooted out of society by rope and flame. Remy is generally considered one of the more virulent demonologists, in line with other anti-witch writers like Jean Bodin or Heinrich Kramer. His work was influential until the end of the 17th century, when a belief in witches and demons was on a steep decline, and this book was frequently cited and reprinted. Montague Summers, the eccentric early 20th century occult historian, lauds praise on Remy for his determination to root out witchery by any means possible, even if that meant the torture and death of innocents. While repugnant to our modern morality, this work is important to an understanding of the witchcraze of the early modern period." (Amazon)

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        Böhmische Chronica [min.] Wenceslai Hagecii. [maj.] Von Vrsprung der Böhmen von irer Hertzogen and Konige Graffen Adels vnd Geschlechter Ankunfft von ihren löblichen Ritterlichen Thaten Jtem von der Städte vnd Schlösser Fundation vnd Anfang vnd was sich sonsten an Geistlichen vnd Weltlichen Enderungen in vnd ausser der Kron Böhmen Denckwürdiges allenthalben in 883. Jahren begeben vnd zugetragen. Jetzt aus Böhmischer in die Deutsche Sprache (:welches zuuor niemahls geschehen: mit fleiß tranßferiret vnd mit einem ördentlichen Register in Druck verfertiget Durch Johannem Sandel Zluticensem jetzo der königlichen Stadt Cadan in Böhmen Notarium. Mit besonderer jhrer Röm: Käy: May: etc. Freyheit vn[d] Begnadung in x. [=10.] Jahren nit nachzudrucke

      Prag: N. Pstros 1596 - Ursprünglicher PGMt-Einband auf Holzdecken und 4 Bünden, Befestigungschnallen abgerissen ; [8], [22], 422 Seiten, [1], 232 Seiten, [11], [10], 2°, mit gestochenem Titelblatt des zweiten Teils; Titelblatt des ersten Teils fehlt leider; Vorbericht mit handgeschriebener Umschrift und auch Register des zweiten Teils ersetzt. Ganzseitiges Wappen des Königreich Böhmen, zahlreiche Textholzschnitte und Vignetten im Text. Einband etwas berieben, abgegriffen und gelockert; Kopfkapital teilweise eingerissen. Seiten stellenweise gelöst, ganz leicht altersgebräunt und an den Rändern leicht eingerissen; seltene Wurmfraßspuren, sonst guter Zustand, selten! Book Language/s: de, la

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        Xenophontos ta heuriskomena. Xenophontis, philosophi et imperatoris clarissimi, quae extant opera, in duos tomos diuisa: Graece multo quam ante castigatius edita, adiecta etiam ad marginem scripturæ discrepantia: Latine tertia nunc cura ita elucubrata, ut nova pene toga prodeant: nova insuper adpendice sic illustrata, ut quamplanissima deinceps eorum lectio sit futura: Opera Ioannis Levnclauii Amelburni

      apud Andreæ Wecheli heredes, Claudium Marnium, & Ioan. Aubrium, 1596. in gran folio (cm 33,5x21), pp. 12 nn., 1213 (fino alla p. 1013 la numeraz. è normale, dalla p. 1015 alla p. 1213 la numeraz. è a colonne), 55 nn. di indici. Leg. coeva p/pelle su piatti in legno, ds. con 6 nervi, tit. e fregi in oro, piatti incorniciati da filetto con medaglione in oro al centro; grande impresa tip. al front. ripetuta sia all'inizio del 2° tomo che in fine; alcune testatine e m. grandi capil.; bei caratteri nitidi sia nel testo greco che in quello latino a fronte; manca la c. bianca iniziale mentre è presente quella finale. Le note di Emilio Porto sono alle carte CCcc-GGgg. Graesse VI, pp. 483/484; Brunet, V, 1490: Le savants font cas de cette édition, et la préférent meme à celle de 1625; ICCU\RMLE\021279. Lieve alone marginale interessa quasi metà del vol., lievi fior., restauro ben eseguito al ds., rinforzo al margine sup. del front., ma buon esemplare solido. Opera completa, di grande interesse e di non facile reperibilità. 298/34

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        Reliqua librorum Friderici II. Imperatoris, de arte venandi cum avibus, cum Manfredi Regis additionibus. Ex membranis vetustis nun primum edita. Albertus Magnus de falconibus, asturibus, & accipitribus.

      Augsburg, Johannes Praetorius (Hans Schultes), 1596. - 8vo. (16), 414, (2) pp. With magnificent double-page woodcut illustration and woodcut printer's device on title page (repeated on recto of final leaf). 17th century mottled calf, spine gilt. First edition, extremely rare. "The first edition of a classic on hawking, held to be the best and most comprehensive treatise, which, with original Italian and Latin manuscripts, has been the study and research by many writers" (Schwerdt). This classic treatise on ornithology and falconry was written by Frederick II (1194-1250), Holy Roman Emperor. Frederick's original manuscript is lost, but his work exists in two book versions, by his two sons Manfredi and Enzo. The most famous copy of this treatise is the manuscript commissioned by Manfredi, between 1258 and 1266, and contains twelve short additions made by himself. The present publication is the editio princeps of that version; the "1560 Venice" and "1578 Basel" editions mentioned by Lallemant, Souhart, etc. are spurious. The woodcut faithfully reproduces one of the miniatures in Manfredi's version (in the Vatican library): an expressive image of the Emperor with two falconers at his side. Also includes the treatise "De Falconibus Asturibus, & Accipitribus" (p. 357 ff.) by a German dominican philosopher and theologian Alberto Magno, written in Cologne between 1262 and 1280 and first time printed in Rome in 1478. VD 16, F 2826. BM-STC 319. Adams F, 982. Ceresoli 243. Harting 308. Pichon 201. Nissen IVB 333. Thiébaud 431. Jeanson 1485. Lindner 643.01. Schwerdt I, 187. Souhart 197. Graesse II, 635. Ebert 7925. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Bible. "BREECHES BIBLE." Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best translations in divers Languages.....And also Two right profitable and fruitfull Concordances,....;

      Imprinted at London, Christopher Barker, Printer to the King and Excellent Majestie, 1596 / 1597. Hardback, approx 8.5 x 6.5 inches. Full calf leather binding. Gilt lettering and date to spine, raised banding. Blind embossed decoration to edges of boards. Grey endpapers, speckled page edges. In good condition. Binding is much later than original printing; Small label to front endpaper "Bound by I. Roberts, Bookseller, Chesterfield," ca1840. Hinges cracked on outside, professional cloth tape reinforced bound hinges under endpapers. Later endpapers. Original pages darkened, chips/minor tears to margin or main title page, many pages with rubbed edges/chipped corners. Some large stains to pages; p180-230; p250-260. Many small marks and annotations, some neat inscriptions. Some pages missing at start of New Test. Old Test ends at p333, after a couple of unnumbered pages then jumps to p449, S.Matthew. Although pages are with many faults this is a wonderful example of a very scarce early Bible. 555pp. With decorative letterpieces, chapter headings and tailpieces. TOGETHER WITH: Two right profitable and fruitful concordances...,collected by R.F.H. n.d. No pagination. Text in 3 columns. Decorative title page. At the lower margin of the title-page is printed: Cum gratia & Privilegio Regiae Maiestatis. On verso of title-page: "Of the incomparable Treasure of the holy Scriptures...", within wide decorative border. The following page also has a decorative top border, and is entitled:" To the Christian Reader", by T.Grashop (2pp.). The text is in 2 columns. First letter decor. TOGETHER WITH: The New Testament of Our Lord Jesus Christ, dated 1596. The Geneva Bible of 1560 and its later edition are often called The "Breeches" Bible (see: chapter 3 verse 7: "...and they sowed figge tree leues together, and made themselves breeches".

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        I. CORRECTORIVM ALCHYMIAE RICHARDI ANGLICI. Das ist Reformierte Alchimy / oder [Alchimeibesserung / vnd Straffung der Alchimistischen Mißpräuch: vom Alten vnd längst=berümten Medico / Richardo aus Engellandt beschriben. II. RAINMVNDI LVLLI APERTO-rium & Accuratio Vegetabilium. Von eröffnung vñ entdeckung wach=sender Sachen / vñ des Philosophischen steyns / des Wolbekannten Philosophen vnd Eremts ten Rainmundt Lulli Tractat. III. Des Königs Gebers auß Hispanien Secretu dessen sich die Venetianer hoch austhun. Alles nun erstmals zu dienst vnd nutz allen Rey=ner vnd Geheymnußreicher Artznei vbenden vñ beliebenden inn Truck gefärtigt]. [Erste dtsch. Ausg.].

      151 Bll. (= 302 S. nur rechts paginiert), 1 w. Bl., Kl.-8, Neues marmoriertes Halbleinen VD 16 R 2158 Ferguson II,270 Duveen: "Very rare" Rosenthal 730 u. 731 (davon eins unvollständig) Brüning 0534: "Vermutlich die erste deutsche Ausgabe [...] Alle drei Werke sind Zuschreibungen, keine Originalwerke." Die zweite, digitalisierte Aufl. von 1596 besitzt ein anderes Druckbild. - Enthält fünf alchemistische Traktate: (1) Richardi Anglici [...] Reformierte Alchymy / oder Alchimeibesserung [...]. (Bl.1-30) (2) Eyn kurtze betrachtung von dem Lapide Philosophorum [...]. (Bl.31-80) (3) Des Sinnerleuchten Berümten Philosophi Rainmundi Lulli [...] Von kurtzer Eröffnung und Entdeckung der Wachssenden Sachen (Bl.81-86) (4) Verständliche Außzeychnuß auß den Büchern des Hocherleuchten [...] Rainmundi Lulli (Bl.86-129). / Rainmundi Lulli vor nie ersehener Tractat / vom Philosophischen Steyn (Bl.129-137) (5) Des Königes Gebers auß Hispanien Buch der Heyligkeyt [...]. (Bl.137-151). - Ohne die ersten 8 nn. Bll. (Haupt-Titel u. Vorrede von Joh. Fischart. Titel in Kopie beiliegend) erstes Bl. mit gelöschten Namen (Schabspur) tlw. etwas fleckig mehrere Unterstreichungen mit Rot u. vereinzelt Marginalien tlw. zu knapp beschnitten mit Verlust von Buchstabenteilen bei den gedruckten Randbemerkungen auf den letzten zwei weißen Seiten Anmerkungen von alter Hand, sonst ein gutes Expl. - Sehr selten.

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        Della Historia di Bologna. Parte prima. Nella quale con diligente fedelta, & autorita cosi d'autori gravi, & antichi, come per confronto di scritture publiche, e private si esplicano le grandezze, i consigli, le guerre, le paci, & i fatti egregi de' suoi cittadini. Con un Catalogo de' sommi pontefici, imperatori romani, e regi di Toscana, ... con una copiosissima Tavola. + Della Historia di Bologna. Parte seconda. Data in luce dal R. P. M. Aurelio Agostino Solimani.

      Bologna, per Giovanni Rossi, 1596, due volumi in-folio (cm. 30 x 23) legature coeve in piena pergamena (una con quattro grossi snodi al dorso, pergamena manoscritta da antico codice) pp. (48)-612-(168) con grande xilografia al frontespizio (Emblema di Bologna) e grande xilografia a p. 90 raffigurante il Carroccio de' Bolognesi. Testo incorniciato da doppio filetto tipografico.numerosi capolettera, finali e testatine xilografiche nel testo (frontespizio restaurato e rinforzato nel margine bianco esterno) + Bologna per Giacomo Monti, 1657, pp. (24)-648-(184) con grande xilografia al frontespizio, testo incorniciato da doppio filetto tipografico, numerosi capolettera, finali e testatine xilografiche nel testo.

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        El Discurso sobre la Forma de reduzir la disciplina militar, a meior y antiguo estado.

      1596 - En Brusssellas, en Casa de Roger Velpius en l'Aguila d'oro, cerca del Palatio. 1596 4º, plena piel moderna. 91 p., al vuelto marca xilografiada. Sigue otra portada: Espeio, Disciplina militar, por. En el qual se tratta del officio del Sargento Mayor con el Discurso sobre la forma de reducir la disciplina Milita. Idem ant. 1596. 87 p. Exlibris manuscrito en portada: Ex Bibliotheca Mayansiana. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Perambulation of Kent: Conteining the description, Hystorie, and Customes of that Shyre . . . first published in the yeere 1576 and now increased and altered after the Authors owne last Copie. S.T.C. 15176

      London: Imprinted . . . By Edm. Bollifant, 1596. Modern gilt-panelled crimson morocco, gilt edges, contemporary annotations, especially attractive, with the Chadwyck-Healey bookplate; the Taussig copy The received edition of the first English county history, "pioneer[ing] the writing of local history" in England, praised as based on wide and critical reading and "packed with learned information [which] still has great value for the modern world

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        Kriegsßbuch - Von Kayserlichem Kriegsrechten, Malefitz und Schuldhändlen / Von Wagenburgt umd die Feldleger / Von Schantzen unnd Befestunngen

      Dritte und beste Ausgabe von Fronspergers Kriegsbuch . Die schönen und detailreichen Holzschnitte Jost Ammans geben ein reiches, fast erschöpfendes Bild des Kriegslebens jener Zeit. Vorliegend eines der sehr seltenen Exemplare mit der vollständigen Folge der 21 Radierungen, die auch "vereinzelt vorkommen und in kulturhistorischer Hinsicht sehr interessant sind" (Andresen Kriegssbuch, erster Theil. Von kayserlichen Kriegs Rechten, Malefitz und Schuldthändlen, Ordnung und Regiment sampt derselbigen vnd andern hoch oder nidrigen Befelch, Bestallung, Staht vnd Empter, zu Rossz vnd Fuss, an Geschütz und Munition, in Zug und Schlachtordnung, zu Feldt, Berg, Thal, Wasser vnd Landt, vor oder in Besatzungen, gegen oder von Feinden fürzunehmen, welcher Art, Sitten, herkommen vnd Gebrauch vnder vnd bey Regierung ... von neuwem beschrieben vnd an tag geben, durch Leonhart Fronsperger... . T. 1. Gedruckt zu Franckfurt M.D.LXXXXVI. angebunden: Kriegssbuch, ander Theil. Von Wagenburgk umb die Feldleger, wie man die schliessen, sich darein verschantzen, wider auffbrechen, vnnd ein Statt oder Festung mit vortheil Belägern, vmbschantzen vnd vntergraben soll: auch welcher gestalt Stätt, Schlösser, vnd andere Gebäuw in vnd ausserhalb Feindts nöthen nützlich mögen erbauwet, bewahrt, vnd nach notturft versehen werden: vnd was zu einem gantzen Feldzug, an Munition, Personen vnd Vnkosten gehörig. Item von allerley Geschütz vnd Feuwerwerck, nach Geometrischer art zugebrauchen: Wie man schädliche vnd Lustfeuwer werfen, den Salpeter vnd Puluer zubereiten vnd erhalten soll, vnd wie Zeughäuser verwart, erhalten, vnnd ein gewaltiger Hauff in guter Ordnung, mit nothwendigen Artickeln soll versehen vnnd regiert werden ... durch Leonhardt Fronsperger ... . T. 2. Gedruckt zu Franckfurt M.D.LXXXXVI. angebunden: Kriegssbuch, dritter Theil, von Schantzen vnnd Befestunngen umb die Feldtläger auffzuwerffen vnd zu schlagen: auch vom Ritter vnd Reutter rechten, sampt derselben Bestallung vnd Feldt Ordnung: von vielen erweglichen Kriegss Artikeln: und welcher massen Zug vnnd Schlachtordnungen zu Wasser vnd Landt angestellt, sampt aller Kriegssbefelch vnd ämpter Beschreibung. Item, der alten Teutschen, auch der Mitternächtigen vnd anderer frembden Völcker Kriegssordnung, Sitten und Gebräuch: mit eynuerleibten vielen nutzlichen Kriegssanschlägen, Listen vnd Practicken, dem Feindt damit ein vortheil abzunehmen. Sampt zeitigem Rath vnd Uberschlag gegen den Erbfeindt zugebrauchen...T.3. Getruckt zu Frankfurt am Mayn, im Jahr 1596 6, 157, 5, + 4, 159, 4 + 6, 266, 5 Blatt 3 Teile in einem Band. Großfolio. Fast 5 Kilo !!! Mit Hunderten von Textholzschnitte u. 21 + 4 aufklappbare große Radierungen von Jost Amman. Titelblatt von Teil 1 Handschriftlich und als Nachdruck eingebunden. Die Doppelblattgroßen Radierungen zeigen ua. Schlachten, Wagenburgen und Seeschlachten. Blindgeprägter Schweinsledereinband der Zeit auf schweren Holzdeckel mit 6 Beschlägen. Hinten fehlen 2. Die beiden Schließen im Lauf der Zeit verloren, VD 16, F 3124 u. 3122-23 Jähns 550 ff. Lipperheide Qb 6 Becker, Amman S. 40. Der erste Teil vom Kriegsbuch erschien zuerst 1565 unter dem Titel "Von kayserlichen Kriegsrechten". Klassische Enzyklopädie nicht nur des Kriegswesens, sondern der Kulturgeschichte des 16. Jh. überhaupt. Von Quellenwert u. a. für das Söldnerwesen, da Fronsperger auf berühmte Condottieri wie Frundsberg und Marx Sittich zurückgreifen konnte. Zugleich prächtiges Illustratum des 16. Jh., dessen Holzschnitte "ein reiches, fast erschöpfendes Bild des Kriegslebens jener Zeit" geben (Andresen I, 360). Papier gebräunt und teils fleckig, zumeist an den Rändern, einige wenige Einrisse am Rand hinterlegt. guter Zustand, kräftiger Druck des Textes und der Holzschnitte. 4 Radierungen eher schwach im Druck. Das Betrifft leider alle Bücher der 3. Auflage. Sowohl einzelne Bände als auch vollständige Exemplare der Kriegsbücher sind auf dem internationalen Markt sehr selten. Eine vollständige Ausgabe des Fronsperger im Prachteinband wird derzeit beim Antiquariat Forum BV in den Niederlanden für den Preis von 18.500 angeboten. Bei Leonhard Fronspergers Kriegsbuch handelt es sich um das bedeutendste Quellenwerk über das frühneuzeitliche Kriegswesen. Es beschreibt Kriegsrecht und Kriegsartikeln, Wehr- und Heeresordnung, die Gefechtslehre der Truppe sowie die Verwendung der Artillerie. Das Buch behandelt aber auch die Bewaffnung, Kanonen, die Ausrüstung, das Proviantwesen sowie Feldverschanzungen und den Kampf um befestigte Plätze. Neben ausführlichen Darstellungen und Beschreibungen der Kriege wieder den Türken, enthält der letzte Teil auch Predigten von Luther gegen die Türken. Leonhard Fronsperger (ca. 1520-1575) gilt als der bedeutendste deutsche Schriftsteller des Militärwesens des 16. Jahrhunderts. 1566 wurde er im Türkenkrieg vom Kaiser zum Feldgerichtsschultheiß erhoben. Sein Kriegsbuch war sehr beliebt und enthielt derart viele als wichtig und unentbehrlich angesehene Darstellungen, dass es selbst 1819 noch nachgedruckt wurde. Jost (Jodocus) Amman (1539 - 1591) war ein Zeichner, Kupferätzer und -stecher, Formschneider, Maler und Buchautor. Der gebürtige Schweizer kam 1561 nach Nürnberg, erhielt 1577 das Bürgerrecht der Stadt und lebte dort bis zu seinem Tod. Er gilt als einer der bedeutendsten und fruchtbarsten Zeichner und Formschneider seiner Zeit. Er gab zahlreiche Bücher mit Holzschnitten heraus, unter anderem Stammbücher, Turnierbücher, Kriegsbücher, Wappenbücher, Trachtenbücher, Kräuterbücher, Arzneibücher, Tierbücher und Hebammenbücher. Außerdem schuf er Illustrationen zur Bibel, zu Ausgaben antiker und zeitgenössischer Autoren und zu Sachbüchern verschiedenster Bereiche. Das wohl bedeutendste Kriegsbuch der frühen Neuzeit, das mit den weltberühmten Kupferstichen und Textholzschnitten Jost Ammans reich geschmückt ist, ist heute äußerst selten. Die vorliegende Ausgabe wird jede Bibliothek durch einen einzigartigen Schatz bereichern! Deutschland kostenlos DHL Versand

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        LEVINI LEMNII / Occulta naturae miracula. Wunderbarliche Geheimnisse der Natur in des Menschen leibe vnd Seel ....

      eine Faltabbildung, 8. 21,4 x 17,3 cm. (2) Bll.,629,, (29) S.,.. Seiten, In gutem Zustand. der zeitgenössische Einband (1596) leicht geschwärzt, die Ecken etwas bestoßen, der Schnitt leicht angestaubt und fleckig, ohne das Titelblatt, der Buchblock durchgängig meist leicht gebräunt, aber sauber, die ersten 6 Blatt lose, , ohne Titelblatt, vollständig mit allen 10 Büchern, so von äußerster Seltenheit, die erste Lage teils etwas wasserfleckig. Lemnius, hollländischer Arzt, gilt als bedeutendster Hygieniker seines Jahrhunderts, r Titel: - LEVINI LEMNII / Occulta naturae miracula. Wunderbarliche Geheimnisse der Natur in des Menschen leibe vnd Seel / auch in vielen andern natürlichen dingen / als Steinen / Ertzt / Gewechs vnd Thieren. Allen frommen Haußwirthen [...] / guten Hausärtzten / liebhabern vnd gemeinem Vaterland zum besten / nicht allein aus dem Latein in Deutsche Sprach gebracht / Sondern auch zum dritten mal vermehret / vnd eines grossen theils von / newes selbs geschrieben / Durch IACOBVM HORSTIVM der freyen Künst vnd Artzney Doctorem. weiter in den Seitenzahlen: (5. bis 10 Buch:) (1) Blatt, 854 S., ( beim 7. Buch am Beginn falsche Paginierung - auf S. 254 folgt S. 257, diese eigentlich S. 255, dann S. 256, und S.259, es fehlen in der Paginierung die Seiten 257 und 258, aber nicht im Text, dieser vollständig, so daß die wahre Seitenzahl eigentlich 852 und nicht wie angegeben 854 beträgt, es folgt Register des 5.-9. Buches in 54 Seiten und 1 Abschluß-Blatt mit Druckermarke und Text: Leipzig, Bey Michael Lantzenberger, In Verlegung Valentini Vögelini, Anno MDXCII.

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        Compendio delle heroiche et gloriose attioni, et santa vita di Papa Greg. XIII. distinto in Tredici Capi... con le Figure tratte dal naturale delli Collegij, Seminarij, & altre fabriche fatte da lui

      Nella Stamperia degli Accolti, 1596. 4to (cm. 21), 4 cc.nn., 120 pp., 4 cc.nn. con un ritratto al verso del frontespizio e 40 grandi xilografie n.t. Legatura antica in piena pergamena molle (con un numero scritto al piatto anteriore). Interni sottoposti ad un leggero lavaggio allo scopo di eliminare una macchia presente al margine interno inferiore di molti fogli (sui quali persiste ancora un alone appena percepibile). Esemplare ora in eccellente stato di conservazione. Le illustrazioni riguardano i palazzi costruiti in Roma (Palazzo di Monte Cavallo, Palazzo del Collegio Romano, Collegio Inglese, Seminario della Nazione dei Greci, ecc.), ma anche in altre città italiane e straniere, inclusi noviziati e seminari eretti nel lontano Giappone. Alcune illustrazioni riguardano poi le funzioni del Papa in quanto Capo spirituale della Chiesa Cattolica (come l’apertura della Porta Santa) e in qualità di Capo di Stato sovrano (come l’incontro a Roma con gli Ambasciatori del Giappone). Seconda rara edizione accresciuta nel testo e nelle immagini. Br. Libr., p. 173; non in Adams.

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        Antique Print-PLAN-BRAGA-BRACARA AUGUSTA-PORTUGAL-Braun-Hogenberg-1596

      - Antique print, titled: 'Nova Bracarae Auguste Descriptio.' - A bird eye's view / plan of Bracara Augusta in Portugal. A 16th-century map of Braga, when the city was enclosed by its mediaeval wall. The large building in the centre is the Cathedral, while the Episcopal Palace and courtyards can be seen above the cathedral and the ancient Castle of Braga. Etching / engraving with original hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper. Description: This plan was first published in the 1596 ed. of the famous six volume town book : 'Civitatis Orbis Terrarum.', published in Cologne, 1572-1617 by Georg Braun. The first volume of the Civitates Orbis Terrarum was published in Cologne in 1572. The sixth and the final volume appeared in 1617. This great city atlas, edited by Georg Braun and largely engraved by Franz Hogenberg (he created the first four volumes of the Civitates Orbis Terrarum. The fifth and sixth volume was created by Simon van den Neuwel (Novellanus), eventually contained 546 prospects, bird-eye views and map views of cities from all over the world. Braun was greatly assisted in his project by the close, and continued interest of Abraham Ortelius, whose Theatrum Orbis Terrarum of 1570 was, as a systematic and comprehensive collection of maps of uniform style, the first true atlas. The Civitates, indeed, was intended as a companion for the Theatrum,but appeared even more succesfull. Over a hundred of different artists and cartographers, the most significant of whom was Antwerp artist Georg (Joris) Hoefnagel (1542-1600), engraved the copper-plates from drawings. He not only contributed most of the original material for the Spanish and Italian towns but also reworked and modified those of other contributors. After Hoefnagel's death his son Jakob continued the work for the Civitates. A large number of Jacob van Deventer's (1505-1575), also known as Jacob Roelofszof, unpublished works, plans of towns of the Netherlands were copied, as were Stumpf's woodcuts from the Schweizer Chronik of 1548, and Munster's German views from the 1550 and 1572 editions of his Cosmographia. Another important source for maps was the Danish cartographer Heinrich van Rantzau (1526-1599), beter known under his Latin name Rantzovius, who provided maps of Northern Europe, specially of Danish cities. The Civitates provided a uniquely comprehensive view of urban life at the turn of the sixteenth century. Other sources were the maps of Sebastian Munster from around 1550 and , and of. Braun added to the maps figures in local dress. This feature was anticipated in Hans Lautensack's etched view of Nuremberg, 1552, those groups of citizens in the rural foreground add further authenticity to the highly accurate topographical details of what was effectively Germany's cultural capital at that time. Braun's motives for adding figures to the views, however, went further: as stated in his introduction to book 1, he believed, perhaps optimistically, that his plans would not in consequence be scrutinized for military secrets by the Turks, as their religion forbade them from looking on representations of the human form.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Frans Hogenberg' after an anonymous artist. Author: Georg Braun (1542-1622), a cleric of Cologne. Engraver: Franz Hogenberg (1536-1588). Condition: Good, given age. Original middle fold, as issued. Several small stains in print and margin. Tear in lower part of middle fold, reinforced using contemporary paper. Small tear in top of middle fold. Tear in right part of print. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: RC-B8-08 The overall size is ca. 20.7 x 15.6 inch. The image size is ca. 19.7 x 14.4 inch. The overall size is ca. 52.5 x 39.5 cm. The image size is ca. 50.1 x 36.5 cm.

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        Principia philosophiae: of beginselen der wysbegeerte [and other works]. With: (2) Meditationes de prima philosophia of Bedenkingen van d'eerste wysbegeerte [and other works]. (3) Proeven der wys-begeerte; ofte Redenering. Om door bequame middelen de reden wel te leiden [and other works]. (4) Brieven, aan veele hoog-geagte personen, van verscheyde ampten, geschreven. Amsterdam, Jan Claesz ten Hoorn, 1690-1692. 4 volumes. 4to. With an engraved frontispiece and engraved portrait of the author in volume 1, and about 200 woodcut diagrams and other illustrations (including about 5 full-page) plus repeats. Contemporary and largely uniform blind-tooled vellum.

      STCN 101908407, 850528100, 850527104, 850527074 (5 sets of all 4 volumes plus individual volumes); cf. Guibert, Descartes bibliographie ... 17e siècle (recording Latin and French eds. only). Surprisingly rare complete set of the greatly expanded second Dutch edition of the collected works of René Descartes, translated from the Latin by Jan Hendrik Glazemaker, here adding well over 300 pages of additional works. Descartes (1596-1650), one of the most brilliant and original thinkers of all time, was born and educated as a Catholic in a Protestant region in France's Loire valley, but worked as a military engineer for the Dutch Protestant army in his early years and returned to the Dutch Republic in 1628 to study further at the universities there. He remained for twenty years, taking advantage of the Republic's intellectual freedom and Amsterdam's position as the most important centre of the world book trade. Descartes established our modern notions of empirical science and built the foundations for the work of Spinoza, Newton, Leibniz and many others. His work ranged widely over the fields of philosophy, mathematics, mechanics, light and optics (including practical aspects, such as lens grinding and telescopes), astronomy, ballistics, anatomy, sexual reproduction, music, "passions of the soul" and much more, all covered in the present collected works. In nearly every field he made major contributions to knowledge, often debunking widely held beliefs. Volume 4 contains his correspondence.The principal works named in the four titles above are accompanied by numerous additional works Some browning at the end of the main text in volume 1 and in the middle of volume 2. Still in very good condition with further only occasional minor browning or foxing and a small marginal tear in one title-page, and with large margins. The bindings slightly dirty but still very good. The definitive Dutch edition of Descartes's works: nearly 3000 pages in 4 volumes.

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        A Perambulation of Kent: Conteining the description, Hystorie, and Customes of that Shyre . . . first published in the yeere 1576 and now increased and altered after the Authors owne last Copie. S.T.C. 15176

      The received edition of the first English county history, "pioneer[ing] the writing of local history" in England, praised as based on wide and critical reading and "packed with learned information [which] still has great value for the modern world". Modern gilt-panelled crimson morocco, gilt edges, contemporary annotations, especially attractive, with the Chadwyck-Healey bookplate; the Taussig copy. Imprinted . . . By Edm. Bollifant, London, 1596.

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        Die Festungs-Bau-Kunst, Oder Der vollkommene Ingenieur, Worinn Nicht allein deutlich, gründlich und ausführlich beschrieben wird, auff was art und Weise man Festungen, sie seyn regular, oder irregular, auffbauen solle: Sondern auch wie man Städte und Festungen attaquieren, überrumpeln, belägern und bestürmen solle: Und endlich wie die Städtische sich so wohl wider diese gemeldte, als wider alle andere feindliche Zufälle und Beleidigungen defendiren sollen etc. Alles in 55. Kupfferstücken, so der Herr Author eigenhändig gestochen, deutlich erklähret

      8. 7 Bll., 664 S., 1 Bl. (Bericht. f. d. Buchbinder). Mit 55 Kupferstichen (dav. 12 auf gefalt. Taf.) u. 1 gefalt. Tab. HLn. d. Zt. m. Rückensch. Rückenkante angeplatz. Tit. u. Taf. verso alt gestemp. VD17 23:313816A - Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Der französische Festungsbaumeister Antoine de Ville (1596 in Toulouse - 1656), erhelt nach dem Westfälischen Frieden (1648) den Aufrag die an Frankreich abgetretenen Städte zu befestigen. Von ihm stammt der Ausdruck: "Quand on fortifie une place, il faut fermer les yeux et ouvrir la bourse". Er gilt zusammen mit seinem Konkurrenten Blaise François Pagan als Vorläufer Vaubans.

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        Apophthegmatum ex optimis vtriusque linguae scriptoribus libri 8. Pauli Manutii studio atque industria, doctissimorum theologorum consilio atque ope, a nonnullis mendis vindicati, quae pium & veritatis catholicae studiosum lectorem poterant offendere Editio tertia

      Impensis Lazari Zetzneri, 1596. 16°, 13 cm, ril. coeva in pergamena morbida; pp. (48), 926, (2), marca tipografica silografata al frontespizio. 2 macchie d'inchiostro al taglio superiore che hanno segnato le prime 12 carte assai lontano dal testo; leggere bruniture diffuse, dovute alla qualità della carta

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        Della Historia di Bologna parte prima.

      per Giovanni Rossi, 1596. In-folio (cm. 28), legatura del XVIII secolo in p. pergamena rigida con titolo ms, al dorso (forellini di tarlo e un'antica riparazione); pp. [48] 612 [168] con testo inquadrato, capilettera, argomenti in cornice silografica a ogni capitolo, grande silografia n.t. che illustra il carroccio dei bolognesi, ultima carta di errata; lievi fioriture sparse, ultime carte brunite, lievissimi aloni. Edizione originale della prima parte dell'opera (la seconda fu pubblicata nel 1657, la terza solo nel 1933). In alcuni esemplari è presente una tavola posticcia con il ritratto in rame del Ghirardacci, inciso da I.A. Calvi su disegno di G. Benedetti intorno alla metà del sec. XVIII per l'edizione mai realizzata della terza parte dell'Historia; cfr. Della Historia di Bologna parte terza del R.P.M. Cherubino Ghirardacci, a cura di A. Sorbelli. Città di Castello, S. Lapi, 1932, p. LXI-LXI. Esemplare genuino.

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        1596 Biblia Sacra Tremellius Junius Theodore Beza Latin + 1613 Book of Psalms

      Hanoviæ : Impensis Andreæ Wecheli heredum, Claudii Marni & Ioannes Aubri, 1596. - 1596 Biblia Sacra Tremellius Junius Theodore Beza Latin + 1613 Book of Psalms A rare late 16th-century printing of the Holy Bible. This Bible is a scarce translation of Tremellius and Junius version of the Bible, and includes the addition of Theodore Beza’s translation of the New Testament. Darlow and Moule claims this to be a further revision by Junius. (D&M 6187). The two volumes of this Bible are bound together as one. The first volume is from the final 16th-century Hannover printing. The second is “The whole book of Psalms” from the 1613 London edition. The ‘Biblia Sacra’ includes four initials illustrations depicting the family tree beginning with Adam and Eve. Item number: #1577 Price: $1500 Biblia Sacra Testamenti veteris Biblia sacra, sive libri Canonici priscæ Judæorum ecclesiæ a Deo traditi, Latini recens ex Hebræo facti brevibusque Scholiis illustrati ab Immanuele Tremellio, & Francisco Junio. Accesserunt libri qui vulgo dicuntur Apocryphi, Latine redditi . a Francisco Junio. Quibus etjam adjunximus Novi Testamenti libros a Theodoro Beza Hanoviæ : Impensis Andreæ Wecheli heredum, Claudii Marni & Ioannes Aubri, 1596. Details: • Collation complete with all pages; 2 works in 1: o Vol 1 – [8], 777, [1], 517, [1], 326 o Vol 2 – [10], 99, [3] • References: Darlow & Moule 6187; • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • Language: Latin & English • Size: ~7in X 5in X 3.5in (18cm x 13cm x 9cm) 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! 1577 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Äußerst seltener Mode-Einblattdruck.Las mich mein Lobben tragen / darnach thu du nit fragen / ist doch nur Affenspil. Original-Kupferstich.

      ohne Verleger, Ort oder Jahr. (Köln, J. Bussemacher?), vor 1596.. Format des Abdruckes ca. 31 x 23,5 cm, Blattgröße ca. 38,2 x 27,3 cm. Montagereste am linken Rand, beide Ränder etwas gebräunt, das Blatt mit sehr vereinzelten kleinen Braunspuren und schwache Knickspuren, insgesamt sehr gut erhalten. Nicht bei Faust, Harms oder Drugulin. - Äußerst selten und von uns nur in der Staatsbibliothek Berlin nachweisbar. Der Druck nimmt die im 16. Jahrhundert besonders in den Niederlanden unter Bürgerlichen beliebte Modeerscheinung des Tragens großer Halskrausen auf die Schippe. In Person eines Affens, der besagte Krause um den Hals trägt und dem Betrachter des Blattes einen Spiegel vorhält, erzählt unser Einblattdruck, daß der Modenarr mit seinem wahren Ebenbild im Spiegel als das wiedergegeben wird, was er wirklich ist: ein Affe. „Besich in diesem Spiegel fein wie gros und breit dein Lobben (d.i. eine Halskrause) sein, hast Du sie grosser dan ich thu, bleib du ein Af, las mich mit Rhu", Darunter zwei Dreizeiler: „An meim geschlecht ich nit verzag / Das ich die grossen lobben trag / Dan nachzuthuen ist affenspil / Deer brüder mein sindt noch gar vil / Deen halt Ich diesen Spiegel fuer / Damit ein Aff den andern ruer." Oben links eine Notenzeile: Cantat Simia (Lasse fare mj), in der oberen rechten Kartusche ein Zweizeiler in Latein, Italienisch, Französisch und Niederländisch, den Schluß nahelegend, daß das Blatt für den Export (aus dem Raum Köln?) entstand: „Simia quod facinent homines imitatur ut ipsum / Simia sic hominum quilibet esse cupit. - La cose me piacce coussi / Parque tu lasse fare mi. - Faisant la Singe uns grand meruaille / Pend dnus homme à soy pareille. - Het past tverstant end reden mijn / Hoe dat den mensch en Sinne mach fijn." - Die rechte Hälfte einer Folge von 2 Einblattdrucken (das Gegenstück zeigt einen Narren mit Spiegel, siehe SBB) deren Motiv in Th. de Bry's ‚Emblemata saecularia' (1596) in verkleinerter Wiedergabe und unter Herausnahme der Bildunterschrift (bei de Bry stattdessen: Aspice ut ingentes...) verwendet wurde, auch verwendete de Bry dort das Wort ‚Krös' statt ‚Lobben' (siehe Hollstein 240-287). Die nicht sichere Zuschreibung an Bussemacher folgt: Schilling, Bildpublizistik der frühen Neuzeit, S. 318, Nr. 25.

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        Nuovo leggendario della vita di Maria Vergine immacolata madre di Dio et signor nostro Giesu Christo delli santi patriarchi, & profeti dell'Antico Testamento, & delli quali si tratta, & fa mentione la Sacra Scrittura

      Appresso Gio. Battista Ciotti,, In Venetia, 1596 - Cm. 32, pp. (28) 678. Frontespizio in rosso e nero con marchio tipografico, incisioni xilografiche all'inizio di ogni capitolo. Legatura coeva in pergamena floscia con titolo manoscritto al dorso. Tracce d'usura alla legatura (che risulta un po' stropicciata), una gora chiara all'angolo alto delle prime carte, qualche macchietta ed arrossatura sparsa. Complessivamente esemplare genuino ed in discreto stato di conservazione. gora al frontespizio e all'angolo superiore destro delle carte, arrossature. Le xilografie che presentano nudità femminili (Eva, Susanna, etc.) censurate con macchie di inchiostro.

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        Alphabetum proprietatis nominum, latini sermonis. Selectum Appositorum continens gravissimi Philosophi, ac summi Oratoris Petri Ioannis Nunnesii Tiniendose este Alfabeto en las manos que contiene la propriedad que a Ciceron fué familiar, con los appositos eloquentes que se hallaran al fin de cada nombre: Podran los principiantes y provectos corregirse el Latin o composicion que de repente les aura dictado el Maestro, acudiendo al alfabeto a buscar los nombres

      Valencia, Petrum Patricium, 1596. - in-8. 8ff. 280pp. Plein veau brun, dos à nerfs, décor à froid sur les plats (Reliure moderne dans le style de l'époque). Edition Originale extrêmement rare de ce manuel linguistique à l'usage des étudiants composé par un professeur de Valencia en Espagne. Le texte en latin contient des passages en langue espagnole. Le privilège est écrit en catalan au bénéfice de "Mossen Heroni Ioan Burgues". Palau cite cet ouvrage sans l'avoir vu, d'après Menendez Pelayo. Petit défaut au titre touchant une lettre. Exemplaire court de marges. Palau, 37470. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dialoghi del Sig. Speron Speroni nobile padovano, di nuovo ricorretti; ai quali sono aggiunti molti altri non più stampati. E di più l'apologia dei primi.

      Roberto Meietti, 1596. fuori collana pp.596 rilegatura in mezza pelle Edizione più completa dei dialoghi dell'umanista e filosofo padovano Speron Speroni, contenente 17 dialoghi dai più vari argomenti: sull'amore, sulla dignità delle donne, sul parto, sulla cura famigliare, sulla discordia, sulla retorica, sulla storia, su Senofonte, su Virgilio, sulla fortuna e altri. buono ( una tarlatura che non copre il testo coinvolge circa 30 pagine

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        Il Tesoro della Sanità nel quale s'insegna il modo di conservar la sanità et prolungare la vita e si tratta della natura dei cibi...

      Appresso Michiel Bonibello, 1596. (10 x 15) Perg. molle coeva. (16), 326 pp. Vicaire p. 303; Westbury p. 83

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        Escutcheon with coat-of-arms of Willem van Dam (Amersfoort 1596 - Leiden 1673), mennonite and mayor of the city of Amersfoort, depicted with coats-of-arms of his grandparents Van Dam, Leemputte (Van Leemput), Verborch, De Berges ten Essendelle.

      17th century. Oil on vellum, framed in gilt frame. Good condition, frame slighly damaged. (31x24cm). On the back in ink some notes on the genealogy of the Van Dam family. Willem van Dam (Amersfoort 1596 - Leiden 1673) was a mennonite who fled in 1618 with his brother Peter to Holstein where he founded Friedrichstadt on the Eider. He was the son of Peter van Dam and Digna van Leemputte. Peter van Dam was a son of Pieter van Dam and Marie Verborch (also written as Verburgh). Digna van Leemputte was a daughter of Jan Jacobsz. van Leemputte and Catharina de Berges ten Essendelle (famous as Trijn van Leemput in Utrecht for demolishing the castle Vredenburgh in 1577). In 1626 after the death of stadhouder Maurits the political situation changed and the Van Dam brothers returned. In 1629 Willem became mayor of Amersfoort. When this city was besieged by Ernesto and his cousin Raimondo Montecuccoli on the 13th of August 1629 Van Dam decided to surrender the city a day later. Van Dam was prosecuted and banished for life for this betrayal. The Staten of Utrecht changed that verdict in 1631. In 1635 he became mayor of Amersfoort again and would serve 11 times more in this capacity. In 1648 he became member of the Staten-Generaal of the Netherlands. In the disastrous year 1672 he fled with his second wife Johanna, daughter of Rombout Hogerbeets, to Leiden, where he would die a year later. His son Pieter van Dam became lawyer (Advocaat ) for the VOC and secretary to the Heren XVII. Descendants of Van Dam married with Van Zegwaart, Graafland, Pit, Wttewael van Stoetwegen. H152

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        8 volumes of various works by Aristotle and Ciceros Letters bound in vellum ms fragments Frankfurt Wechel heirs 1596 1600

      Naturalis auscultationis libri viii. Iul. pacius a Beriga... latina interpretatione auxit, & commentariis analyticis illustrauit, 1596. [24], 992pp. - note of cost of binding  Organon... 1598, [32], 951[1]pp Artis rhetoricae libri tres ab Antonio Riccobono latine conversi. Eiusdem Rhetoricae paraphrasis, etc. 1588. 2 parts [4], 288; 354, [2]pp Ethicorum ad Nicomachum libri decem, ab Antonio Riccobono latine conversi (Commentarii), 1596. 818, [2]pp, last leaf with device on verso - note of cost of binding De anima libri tres, graece et latine, Iul. Pacio a Beriga interprete. Accesserunt eiusdem Pacii in eosdem libros commentarius analyticus, 1596. 441, [3(blank)]p.   CICERO, Marcus Tullius. Epistolae ad Atticum, ad Brutum, et ad Q. fratrem. Editio ad manutianam et brutinam conformata, 1599. 548p. - MANUTIUS, Paulus. In epistolas M.Tullii Ciceronis, quae familiares vocantur, Paulli [sic] Manutii commentarius... Addita est alter eiusdem commentarius in epistolas ad M. Brutum & Quinctum fratrem, 1600. 2 volumes, [8], [949, [3], [953]-1558, [178]p., last leaf with device on verso; 204, [20p., last leaf with device on verso] together 3 volumes 8 volumes. 8vo  163 x 103mm.) similarly bound in vellum over pasteboard, yapp edges, the vellum taken from a noted Antiphonal ('Rorate caeli desuper' and other texts), the first volume only having all edges gilt and gauffered  

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        Joyfull Newes Out of the New found Worlde  Wherein are declared the rare and singular vertues of divers Herbs Trees Plates Oyles and Stones with their applications as well as to the use of Phisicke as of Chirurgery which being well applyed bring such present remedie for all diseases as may seem altogther incredible notwithstanding by practice found out to be true Also the portrature of the said Herbs very aptly described Newly corrected as by conference with the olde copies map appeare Wherunto are added three other bookes treating of the Bezaar stone the herb Escuerconera the properties of Iron and Steele in Medicine and the benefit of Snow

      Third English edition. Wood cuts in the text. Small 4to.   The Macclesfield copy. Eighteenth century mottled calf, label renewed, the first 4 and the last leaf,  being shorter,  possibly supplied from another copy but evidently at the time of binding.[3], 187 ll. London, E. Allde, 

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        Het innemen van Cadix, geschiedt in den Jaere 1596

      The capture and sacking of Cadiz by an English fleet under the Earl of Essex, Lord Howard of Effingham and Francis Vere. The harbour is literally filled with ships engaged in battle. The plan of Cadiz is shown in bird's-eye form. Lettered on the bottom: "Het innemen van Cadix, geschiedt in den Jaere 1596" Engraving; broad margins; platemark: 269 x 334 mm; total: 347 x 412mm. PH3F

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        Rudolphi Snelli In Physciam Cornelii Valerii annotationes Cum lectissimis aliorum observationibus graviter collatae.

      Ad calcem adiectae sunt Notae Rudolphi Goclenii ad ipsum Physicas contextum pertinentes: Item Pneumatologia Snellii. - Frankfurt, Saur, 1596, 8, 492 pp., feiner Halbpergamenteinband im Stil der Zeit frisches Exemplar. Rare ! Rudolph Snellius (Rudolph Snel van Royen Oudewater, 5 October 1546 - Leiden, 2 March 1613) was a Dutch linguist and mathematician who held appointments at the University of Marburg and the University of Leiden.Cornelius Valerius (Kornelis Wouters oder Walthers), geb. 1512 in Oudewater bei Utrecht, gest. 11. August 1578, studierte in Löwen, war dann Professor der lateinischen Sprache in Utrecht und Löwen, dort auch Pfarrer. Er hat sich besonders um eine elegantere Darstellung der Logik im Sinne des Humanismus bemüht, daneben auch um Rhetorik, Physik und Ethik.Rudolph Göckel or Rudolf Goclenius (the Older) (1 March 1547 - 8 June 1628) was a German scholastic philosopher, credited with inventing the term psychology (1590). In his Lexicon philosophicum (1613) he used the term ontology coined by Jacob Lorhard in his Ogdooas Scholastica (1606). He was born in Corbach, Waldeck (now Korbach, Waldeck-Frankenberg in Hesse), and died in Marburg.

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        Escutcheon with coat-of-arms of Willem van Dam (Amersfoort 1596 - Leiden 1673), mennonite and mayor of the city of Amersfoort, depicted with coats-of-arms of his grandparents Van Dam, Leemputte (Van Leemput), Verborch, De Berges ten Essendelle.

      - 17th century. Oil on vellum, framed in gilt frame. Good condition, frame slighly damaged. (31x24cm). On the back in ink some notes on the genealogy of the Van Dam family. Willem van Dam (Amersfoort 1596 - Leiden 1673) was a mennonite who fled in 1618 with his brother Peter to Holstein where he founded Friedrichstadt on the Eider. He was the son of Peter van Dam and Digna van Leemputte. Peter van Dam was a son of Pieter van Dam and Marie Verborch (also written as Verburgh). Digna van Leemputte was a daughter of Jan Jacobsz. van Leemputte and Catharina de Berges ten Essendelle (famous as Trijn van Leemput in Utrecht for demolishing the castle Vredenburgh in 1577). In 1626 after the death of stadhouder Maurits the political situation changed and the Van Dam brothers returned. In 1629 Willem became mayor of Amersfoort. When this city was besieged by Ernesto and his cousin Raimondo Montecuccoli on the 13th of August 1629 Van Dam decided to surrender the city a day later. Van Dam was prosecuted and banished for life for this betrayal. The Staten of Utrecht changed that verdict in 1631. In 1635 he became mayor of Amersfoort again and would serve 11 times more in this capacity. In 1648 he became member of the Staten-Generaal of the Netherlands. In the disastrous year 1672 he fled with his second wife Johanna, daughter of Rombout Hogerbeets, to Leiden, where he would die a year later. His son Pieter van Dam became lawyer (Advocaat ) for the VOC and secretary to the Heren XVII. Descendants of Van Dam married with Van Zegwaart, Graafland, Pit, Wttewael van Stoetwegen. H152

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        Cort-begryp vande stucken der gheschiedenissen van Antonio Perez, onlancx verdreven secretaris van den teghenwoordighen Coninck van Spangien Philips de Twede, waerinne de Spaensche practijcken tot een spiegel van alle menschen nuttelick ende naecktelick ontdeckt werden [...] wt het Spaensch ghetoghen ende ordentlick by een versamelt door Joost Byl [...] op een nieu herdruckt ende verbetert. , 216, , Aelbrecht Heyndricxzoon, 1597.

      4°, origineel blauw papieren omslag, (8)+92 pag. In pen op titelpagina de naam van Joan. Jacobus Biel (relatie van de vertaler Joost Byl?). C0902."Knuttel 948; Bor III 608-613; Typogr. Bat. 3951; Van der Wulp 814. Opdracht van Joost Byl aan de Staten Generaal. Drempelvers van I. Bilius ( J. Byl). De eerste druk van deze vertaling dateerde van 1596 (Knuttel 946). Het oorspronkelijke werk, ' Relaciones', verscheen in 1594 te Londen onder pseudoniem Raphael Peregrinos. Antonio Perez (1539-1611) was een Spaans staatsman, secretaris van Philips II, maar verloor de protectie van de koning i.v.m. een relatie met de maitresse van Philips. Hij vluchtte naar Aragon (1589) maar werd veroordeeld door de Inquisitie (1591). Hij werd bevrijd door de bevolking van Aragon (die daarvoor door Philips II bestraft werd) en vluchtte naar Londen en Parijs."

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        Tractatus de poenis delictorum, quem Salmanticae auditoribus suis dictabat licentiatus don Ioannes Vela & Acuña diui Bartholomaei collega & cathedra voluminis publico stipendio praefectus

      Didacus à Cussio. Expensis Martini Perez Bibliopolae (Diego de Cussio for Martin Pérez bookseller), Salmanticae (Salamanca) 1596 - Octavo (7 3/4 x 5 1/2"). [8], 199, [1]pp. Later full mottled sheep with gold lettering and tooling to spine. Raised bands. Title page with a 3 1/2 x 2 1/2" striking woodcut of Madonna and Child, seated and crowned by two angels. Decorative headpiece, initials, and tailpiece. Scarce first edition of this late 16th-century Spanish treatise on various crimes and punishments. OCLC only records two copies in North America (Harvard University and University of Michigan).Published during the dark period of the Spanish inquisition, this work includes chapters on punishments for apostasy, murder, blasphemy, heresy, incest, arson, trespassing, lèse-majesté, parricide, rape, grave robbing, sodomy, simony (the act of selling church offices and roles), gambling, usury, etc.Binding heavily rubbed, with sporadic abrasion to leather. Closed tear at head of spine. Remnant of sticker at tail of spine. Modern endpapers and fly leaves. Contemporary previous owner's inscriptions (signatures?) on title page. Extensive contemporary underlining and marginalia throughout, some quite extensive, with a few slightly cropped. Water staining to upper margin of pages 1 to 30, and along fore-edge and lower margin of pages 155 on. Fore-edge of the last three leaves repaired (not affecting lettering). Text in Spanish. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in fair to good+ condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Opera, in duos tomos divisa: Graece multo quam ante castigatius edita, adjecta etiam ad marginem scriptura discrepantia: latine tertia nunc cura ita elucubrata (...) nova insuper adpendice sic illustrata (...) opera Ioannis Leunclavii Amelburni.

      Francofurti, apud Andreae Wecheli heredes, 1596, voll. 2, legati in uno in-folio, piena pelle seicentesca, dorso a sei nervi con titolo e ferri in oro (spellature, mancanze alla cerniera anteriore), pp. (12), 1213, (57), in numerazione continua. Con marca tipografica ai frontespizi e belle iniziali xilografiche. Testo originale in caratteri greci e traduzione latina. Brunet, V, 1490: "Le savants font cas de cette édition, et la préférent meme à celle de 1625". Lievi bruniture. Antica firma di possesso al frontespizio: Angeli Massaij.

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