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        Disputationes pandectarum, quas privato collegio, in illustri Witebergensium Academia, collegit, habuit, notisque additis auxit Fridericus Tilemannus. Pars prior. Lucianus in Piscatore [und] Pars Posterior. Socrates apud Platonem.

      Wittenberg, Johannes Dörffer/ Clemens Berger, 1596.. 2 in 1 Band. Kl.-4to. (19,5 x 16 cm). 154 nn Bll.; 144 nn. Bll. (letztes weiß). Pergamentband der Zeit auf 4 durchzogenen Bünden mit blindgeprägten Streicheisenlinien und kleinen Eckfleurons auf den Deckeln; Vorderdeckel etwas aufstehend.. Erste Ausgabe dieser wissenschaftlichen Erörterung des Römischen Rechts mit bedeutenden Provenienzen. - "Magister Friedrich Tilemann (Professor der Geschichte und Doktor der Jurisprudenz, 1570-1598, Sohn des Wittenberger Stadtpredigers und derzeitiger Dekan der philosophischen Fakultät, wurde ausdrücklich wegen seiner 'cognitio historiarum und politica' berufen. Wenige Wochen später entschloß er sich, den Grad eines juristischen Doktors zu erwerben, um der studierenden Jugend in Geschichte und Rechtswissenschaft besser nützen zu können. Er brachte so eine neue Interessenlage in die Reihe der Wittenberger Geschichtsdozenten ein." (Kate, H. Die wittenberger philosophische Fakultät, 1502-1817, S. 169f). - Exemplar aus dem Besitz des Heidelberger Gelehrten Georg Cleimin (Cleminius, Clemm) mit dessen handschriftlichem (durchgestrichenem) Namenszug auf dem Titelblatt. Cleimin (geb. Donauwörth, gest. nach 1617, Lauingen?) lehrte 1581-88 lateinische Sprache und Rhetorik an der Universität Heidelberg. 1584 wurde ihm der Titel eines Dr. iur. utr. verliehen. 1586 schrieb der Senat der Universität über Cleimin" ... er hatt auch mitt nitt geringem nutzen die Institutiones Juris privatim gelesen...". (Heidelberger Gelehrtenlexikon Bd. 1386, Ausg. 1651, S. 79). - Aus der späteren Provenienz des Ferdinand Andreas von Wiser (1677-1751, Reichsgraf und hoher kurpfälzischer Beamter und Diplomat) mit dessen Wappen-Exlibris auf dem Innendeckel sowie seines Vaters Franz Melchior von Wiser (1702 in den Reichsgrafenstand erhobenen, pfalz-neuburgischer Geheimrats-Präsident und späterer kurpfälzischer Hofkanzler) mit dessen handschriftlichem Besitzeintrag auf dem Vorsatzblatt. - Titel mit geschickt hinterlegtem schmalem Ausschnitt ohne Buchstabenverlust. - I: VD16 ZV 14974; II:VD16 ZV 14975. - Seltene Ausgabe in sehr guter Erhaltung mit bedeutenden Provenienzen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat C. Rinnelt]
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        Postill oder Christliche wahre Evangelische Predigten unnd Außlegung aller Sontäglichen Evangelien durch das ganze Jahr. Darinnen die fürnembsten Haubtarticul unser Allerheiligsten Religion, deutlich erkläret, auch wider die jetzt schwebende Secten, auß h. Schrifft, und einhälligen Zeugnussen der H. Vätter wahrhafftiglich bekräfftigt worden. Der erste und ander Theyl. Durch Weylandt den Ehrwürdigen, Edlen unnd hochgelehrten Herrn Martin Eysengrein, der H. Schrifft Doctorn, Thumb Probsten zu Passau, Probsten zu Alten Oetting, unnd der Hohen Schul zu Ingolstatt, Vice Canzlern, rc. vor der Römisch.Kayserl. Mayest. rc. Maximiliano, rc. miltreichster Gedächtnuß geprediger.

      Getruckt in der Churfürstlichen Statt Meynz durch Henrich Breem. Mit Röm.Keys.Mayest.Gnad und Freyheit., 1596... 2.Teil: Ander Theyl Der Postillen, oder Christlicher Catholischer Außlegung der Sontäglichen Evangelien, von Ostern an, biß auff das H.Advent. 662 S. und 612 S. mit einigen Holzschnitten im Text. 4°, sehr schöner geprägter Schweinsledereinband auf Holz mit Schließen und 4 Bünde.. Schönes Exemplar in altersentsprechendem Zustand. Kapital mit Fehlstelle. Titelblatt mit handschriftlichen Bemerkungen und Stempel. Auf Schnitt handschriftlich M.Eisen.

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        Corsica

      1596. Copper engraving, image: 31 x 23,5 cm. Detailed map of Corsica with Latin text in the lower margin, from 'Europae totius orbis terrarum'. In a good condition, slghtly age-toned, soft fold in the middle.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor]
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        'Ivliacum Iulic, oder Gulich, ... Johann bussemacher impr.':.

      . Altkol. Kupferstich v. Matthias Quad aus Europae Totivs Terravm Orbis ... b. Johann Bussemacher in Köln, 1596, 23 x 31 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Meurer Qua 5, 30. - Am rechten Rand Titelkartusche, darunter Rollwerkskartusche mit Maßstab. - Zeigt das Herzogtum Jülich zwischen Venlo, Nordeifel, Bonn und Essen.

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        Opera omnia. Praeter hactenus vulgatam Dion. Lambini editionem, acc. D. Gothofredi notae.

      (Genf), Laymarie, 1596.. 4 Tle. in 1 Bd. 958 Sp., 3 nn. SS. 635 Sp., 2 nn. SS. 714 Sp. 80 nn. SS. Mit breiter figuraler Holzschnittbordüre und zahlreichen Initialen und Vignetten in Holzschnitt. Schweinslederband der Zeit auf fünf Bünden mit reicher Blindprägung. Die Decken durch vier verschiedene Rollen (Humanisten, Bandwerk und Palmwedel) sowie doppelte Blindlinien kassettiert, Eckfleurons als Mittelstück das Wappen der Herzöge von Württemberg, Fürsten von Mömpelgard und Monogramm "AOB", der Hinterdeckel mit arabeskem Mittelstück. Kl.-Folio.. Druck aus der Presse des G. Laymarie, ohne Angabe des Druckortes, der häufig mit Lyon angegeben wird, laut Baudrier I, 240 hat er aber nie in Lyon gedruckt. - Der reich verzierte Einband mit geprägter Datierung "1600" stammt aus der Regierungszeit Friedrich I. von Württemberg (1593-1608). Bei dem verwendeten Wappenstempel handelt sich um den bei Haebler II, 93, 1 beschriebenen, der sich auf den Bänden der Privatbibliothek der württembergischen Herzöge findet. Allerdings "wird das Wappen von Württemberg offenbar in viel weiterem Umfange von den Buchbindern dieses Landes zum Schmuck der von ihnen gefertigten Einbände verwendet" (Haebler II, 90). - Ohne die Bindebänder, die Prägung prägnant und wohlerhalten. Titel mit zwei Besitzvermerken des 17. Jahrhunderts. Innen etwas gebräunt bzw. fleckig. Im Ganzen jedoch sehr ansprechendes Exemplar. - Graesse II, 157. Schweiger I, 106. Moss I, 294. BM-STC French 109. Nicht bei Adams.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Advertencias de Fray Francisco de Sosa, Lector de Theologia...

      1596. Rare Sixteenth-Century Spanish Treatise Concerning Monasteries Sosa, Francisco de [fl. 1556]. Advertencias de Fray Francisco de Sosa, Lector de Theologia en el Convento de Sant Francisco de Salamanca: Cerca de la Nueva Constitucion de Nuestro Sanctissimo Padre Clemente Papa VIII. De Largitione Munerum Utriusque Sexus Regularibus Interdicta. Declaranse Algunas Resoluciones de Derecho en Punctos Difficultosos. Salamanca: En Casa Iuan Fernandez, 1596. [x], 131, [2] pp. Quarto (8" x 6"). Contemporary limp vellum, black rules to covers, calligraphic title to spine, early hand-lettered title to spine, ties mostly lacking. Some soiling and small stains, spine darkened with a few small chips near center, vellum just beginning to crack through pastedowns. Light to moderate toning to text, occasional faint dampspotting, internally, clean. * First edition. This book details a series of legal reforms regarding monasteries and holy orders implemented by Pope Clement VI, formerly a canon lawyer (Ippolito Aldobrandini, 1536-1605, the son of notable jurist Sylvestro Aldobrandini). For the most part, these reforms led to an increase of Papal control and supervision. Two other editions were published in 1597 and 1696. OCLC locates no copies of this title in North America. No copies located at the Library of Congress, Harvard Law School or UC-Berkeley Law School. Palau, Manual del Librero Hispano-Americano 319804..

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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        Universi Orbis Descriptio

      1596. Kolorierter Kupferstich, Darstellung: 17 x 13 cm. Hübche kleinformatige Weltkarte nach Abraham Ortelius. Mit sechs Windköpfen im Rand, grossem Kontinent im Süden und viel Inseln im Norden. Gedruckt in Venedig und publiziert in 'Geographicae Universae tum veteris tum novae...'. Gering gebräunt, leichte rote Linien im Rand. Insgesamt gut erhalten. Verso lat. Text. Shirley 195. Decorative small map of the world influenced by a larger map by Ortelius. In margins six wind heads, large continent in the South and four islands in the North. Printed in Venice and published in 'Geographicae Universae tum veteris tum novae...'. Slightly age-toned, light red-pencil lines around the image, in general in a good condition. Latin text on reverse. Shirley 195.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor]
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        Epistolae omnes, partim ab auctore latino sermone conscriptae, partim cum responsis doctorum virorum ex Gallico translatae: In quibus omnis generis quaestiones Philosophicae tractantur & explicantur plurimae difficultates, quae in reliquis eius operibus occurrunt. Editio Secunda, priore emendatior. 3 Tle. in 1 Band. Frankfurt a. M., F. Knochius 1692. 4°. 3 Bll., 340 S., 2 Bll.; 2 Bll., 351 S., 2 Bll.; 8 Bll., 374 S., 1 w. Bl., mit gest. Frontispiz, zahlr. kleinen Holzschnitten u. Holzschn.-Diagrammen, Prgt. d. Zt.

      . . VD17 23:278265G - Guibert 94 (Lettres No. 12).- 5. latein. Ausgabe (erste Frankfurter) der umfangreichen Briefsammlung, die die Philosophie wie auch die Naturwissenschaften zum Inhalt haben.- Der französ. Philosoph, Mathematiker u. Naturwissenschaftler Rene Descartes (1596-1650) gilt als der Begründer des modernen frühneuzeitlichen Rationalismus und Erfinder der sogenannten analytischen Geometrie, welche Algebra und Geometrie verbindet.- Titel recto u. verso sowie 3 Bll. gestempelt, Titel mit ergänztem Randausschnitt, leicht gebräunt u. tls. etw. braunfleckig, wenige zeitgenöss. Anmerkungen u. Unterstreichungen, Ebd. etw. fleckig u. leicht aufgebogen.

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        Gmvnden

      Cologne, Gottfried von Kempen, 1596. "Gmunden". Orig. copper-engraving after G. Hoefnagel's drawing from 1594. Published in G. Braun's and F. Hogenberg's "Civitates Orbis Terarrum", Cologne by Gottfried von Kempen, 1596/97. Orig. old colouring. With great ornamental title-cartouche and another ornamental cartouche with Hoefnagel's address. 35,5:47,5 cm.. Koeman IV, map 1554, ed. 41:1-3 (1596/97 B&H 5). - A view of Gmunden, on the north shore of Traunsee in the Salzkammergut. With the Seeschloss "Ort" in the foreground.

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Karel Krenek]
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        Darauss man alle Geheimnuss unnd Gebrechen des Weiblichen geschlechts erlernen mag. Dessgleichen von ihrer Geburt und Kindern, wie denselbigen zuhelffen unnd zu Artzneyen. Sampt mancherley Krafft der Fürnembsten Kreuter. Tugendt der Edlen Gestein. Art und Natur der Thier. Mit angehencktem bewerten Regiment für die Pestilentz. Jetzt under von neuwem durch einen Artzney erharnen mit sonderm fleiss gemehret und gebessert. Sampt Einer nützlichen und bewehrten Lasstafel, für alle gebresten dess gantzen Leibs mit genugsamen underricht wie sich zur zeit dess Aderlassens und Schrepffens zuverhalten.

      Frankfurt, Christian Egenolffs Erben, 1596.. Klein-8°. 180 (recte 181) S., 7 n.n. S. Register. Mit 79 Textholzschnitten. Halbleinwandband des 19. Jahrhunderts.. VD 16 A 1458. - Becker, Amman 34. - Dritte Ausgabe mit den Holzschnitten von Jost Amman. Im Titel abweichend gegenüber der Ausgabe 1581 bei Feyerabend und der Ausgabe von 1608 bei Tampachs. Hier ohne den Titelholzschnitt, jedoch wie in den anderen Ausgaben mit den 22 Pflanzendarstellungen. Mit 21 (davon 2 grösseren) Tierdarstellungen, kleinen Holzschnittvignetten über die Edelsteine sowie mit Holzschnitten im "Regiment der Pestilenz". Albertus Magnus (eigentlich Albertus Bollstädt) (1193-1280) verfasste das erste Aufklärungsbuch des Mittelalters. Sämtliche deutschsprachigen Ausgaben seiner Bücher sind Bearbeitungen aus den Handschriften. Während man von Albertus Magnus Texten im 15. Jahrhundert über 50 verschiedene Ausgaben nachweisen kann, verändert sich im 16. Jahrhundert der Charakter der Texte zum Volksbuch. Das in 6 Bücher, und einem Tractat zum Aderlassen, aufgeteilte Werk behandelt im 1. Buch die Schwangerschaft und die Geburt sowie deren Komplikationen. Mit einer Reihe von Holzschnitten, die die verschiedenen Lagen des Foetus zeigen. Das 2. Buch über die Heilkräuter, das 3. Buch über die Edelsteine und ihren Einfluss, das 4. Buch von den Tieren, das 5. Buch mit einer Auswahl von Rezepten. Das 6. Buch beschreibt das Verhalten gegenüber der Pest mit einer Anleitung zu Speisen, zur Hygiene und Prävention. Im Anhang findet sich "eine nützliche Lasstafel", eine Anleitung über den Aderlass. - Titelblatt leicht angestaubt und fingerfleckig. Sonst sehr sauberes Exemplar. Ein Pflanzenholzschnitt bis in die Darstellung am unteren Rand beschnitten. Wenige Unterstreichungen von alter Hand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Thierstein]
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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 nachzudrucken. [min.] Anno M. D. XCVI. [=1596] [maj.] Cum facul: & consen: illustr: ac Reuer: Princ: ac D. D. Sbinco Berka, Dei & Apost.: Sed: gratia Archiep: Prag: L-nat: & c. 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 . Erste deutsche Ausgabe 1596

      Prag, N. Pstros, 1596,. Ursprünglicher PGMt-Einband auf Holzdecken u. 4 Bünden, Befestigungschnallen abgerissen ; [8], [22], 422 S., [1], 232 S., [11], [10], 2° mit gestochenem Titelblatt des zweiten Teils; Titelblatt des ersten Teils leider fehlt; Vorbericht mit handschriftlicher Umschrift und auch Register des zweiten Teils ersetzt. Ganzseitiges Wappen des Königreich Böhmen, zahlreiche Textholzschnitte u. Vignetten im Text. Einband etwas berieben, abgegriffen u. gelockert; Kopfkapital teilweise eingerissen. Seiten stellenweise gelöst, gering altersgebräunt und auf Rändern leicht eingerissen; seltene Wurmfraßspuren. Ansonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Bibl.-Quellen: Zibrt; 1900-12: Zibrt II. Nr. 1851; http://db.knihopis.org/l.dll?cll~2892. Selten. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. Please notify beforehand, if you want to visit us and see a specific book. Unser ZVAB-Bücher-Bestand befindet sich in unserem Lager am Stadtrand Prags, nicht in unserem Geschäft. Bitte, teilen Sie uns vorher mit wenn Sie uns besuchen möchten und bestimmtes Buch auswählen wollten *.

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        De natura novi orbis libri duo, et de promulgatione evangelii apud barbaros, sive de procuranda Indorum salute, libri sex.

      Köln, Birckmann (für A. Mylius), 1596.. 8 Blatt, 581 Seiten. 16 x 10 cm. Pergament der Zeit (Einband angestaubt und etwas fleckig).. *Erste in Deutschland gedruckte, insgesamt dritte Ausgabe. - Alden I, 227. Palau 1979. Sabin 120. Streit I, 212. VD 16, A 119. - Über die frühe Geschichte der Ureinwohner Perus und Mexikos. Der Autor weilte insgesamt 17 Jahre in Amerika, davon 5 Jahre als Missionar in Peru, später für mehr als 2 Jahre in Mexiko. Cox II, 225: "This is one of the most celebrated early works on America. It is especially important for its particulars concerning the state of South America at that time, ad the early history of the Indians of Peru and Mexico ... He was a carefull and accurate observer of all that he saw". - Titelblatt mit altem Stempel, vorne auf ca. 20 Blatt sowie auf den letzten 6 Blatt mit leichtem bräunlichem Fleck im weißen Unterrand. Ansonsten gut erhalten und innen weitestgehend sehr sauber. - First German edition (in all the third ed.) in Latin language. Deals with the early history of the inhabitants of Peru and Mexico. - Old stamp on title, 20 leaf on the beginning and the last 6 leaf with small staining in the lower white margin, else very clean. In all in good condition.

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        De Piscinis et piscium, qui in illis aluntur, naturis, libri quinque... Cum auctario J. Camerarii.

      1596. Noribergae, Paulus Kauffmann, 1596. Small-8vo (156 x 95mm). pp. 168, with woodcut title vignette. Contemporary vellum. Early work on fishing and the cultivation of fish in ponds. "Das älteste gedruckte Teichwirtschaftsbuch, geschrieben von Johannes Gottes Gnaden Bischof von Olmütz an Franciscus Thurzo aus derselben Gnade Bischof von Neutra. Dieses Buch wurde erstmals in Breslau im Jahre 1547 und 1552 in lateinischer Sprache herausgegeben es erliebte vier Auflagen und wurde in die englische, polnische und deutsche Sprache übersetzt. Das noch heute verwertbare Buch wurde zu seiner Zeit viel gelesen..."(Huber 100). Dubravius may be the first writer to use the word Trutta (trout). Mulder Bosgoed, 'Bibliotheca ichthyologica et piscatoria', 69 (quoting the edition of 1559); Westwood p. 81..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Junk]
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        Ansicht der Insel St. Helena ('Vera effiies et delineatio Insulae Sancta Helena, qua Ortum Occasum ... - Baptista a Doetechum sculp.').

      . Kupferstich v. Baptista van Doetichum aus Itinerario ... b. Jan Huygen van Linschoten, 1596, 31 x 48,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, S. 376 (Baptista van Doetichum. Died 1611. Son of Johann van Doetichum, the elder. Died 1600, with whom he worked. ...); Tooley's Dic. of Mapm., S. 395 (Jan Huygen van Linschoten, 1563-1610). - Zeigt die britische Insel Sankt Helena im Atlantischen Ozean aus 3 verschiedenen Richtungen. - Oben mittig barocke Titelkartusche in Latein u. Niederländisch; rechts ornamentale Kartusche u.a. mit Wappen; oben links Armillarsphäre getragen durch Putte; um die Insel mehrere Segelschiffe u. 3 dek. Kompaßrosen.

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        I. Correctorium Alchymiae. Das ist: Reformierte Alchimy / oder Alchimeibesserung / und Straffung der Alchimistischen Mißbräuch: vom Alten und längsti-berümbten Medico / Richardo aus Engellandt beschrieben. - II. Rainmundi Lulli Apertorium, & Accuratio Vegetabilium. Von Eröffnung und Entdeckung wachsender Sachen, und des philosophischen Steyns [... ] - III. Des Königs Gebers auß Hispanien Secretum dessen sich die Venetianer hoch außthun [...]. 2. dtsch. Ausg.

      Zu Straßburg, B. Jobins seligen Erben, 1596.. Titel in Rot u. Schwarz, 8 Bll., 151 num. Bll., Kl.-8°, Halbleder des 18. Jhs. mit Rückenvergoldung u. Rückenschild. Duveen 508; Caillet 9406; Ferguson II, 270 - Kompilation alchemistischer Texte. Auf den Bll. 81 bis 137 frühe dtsch. Übertragungen von alchemistischen Schriften des katalanischen Philosophen u. Theologen Ramon Llull (manchmal nur Lull, latinisiert Raimundus Lullus; 1232-1316): "Von kurtzer Eröffnung unnd Entdeckung der wachssenden Sachen"; "Von dem Lapide Philosophico"; "Tractat vom philosophischen Steyn". Der letzte Abschnitt enthält einen Text des arabischen Philosophen Geber. - Leicht bestossen u. etwas beschabt; Innendeckel mit ExLibris von Arno Klauder; Titel stark gebräunt u. mit kl. Randläsuren; viele Seiten tlw. stärker gebräunt u. braunfleckig; mehrere Unterstreichungen im Text; mit Wurmspuren in den Gelenken, sonst ein gutes Expl. mit fester Bindung.

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        (Biblia Deutsch: Nur Bd II, von 2 Bden) - Die Propheten alle Deudsch nebst 'Apocrypha' u. Das Newe Testament mit den Summarien M. Viti Dieterichs. 2 Teile (von 3) in 1 vol.

      Wittenberg 1596/95 bei Zacharias Lehmann für Samuel Seelfisch in 4to (25 x 19,5 cm). 2-spalt. Textdr., vor jedem Kapitel der Text der Summarien einspalt. Propheten-Titel in Rot-Schwarz (=Mm1) mit Verl.-Marke ('Samuel' salbt David) und NT-Titel in Schwarz (=A1) mit Luther-Porträt als Vignette. Die Kollation stellt sich wie folgt: Loser Titel + pp 456-746 (Mmm-Zzz8 Aaaa-Zzzz8 Aaaaa12) u. dann 265/recte 266 Bl <von 267 = es fehlt dieses letzte Bl = Kk12> (A-Z8 Aa-Jj8 Kk12); dazu kommt die Faltkarte mit den 'Reisen Pauli' (unerwähnt bei Stuttg. E 577), desweiteren ist bei Bl 123 des NT die untere Ecke abgerissen, u. zwar mit einigen Zeilen Textverlust. Sonst Teile II u. III textlich komplett, jed. durchgehend gebräunt u. total mit Unterstreichungen u. Anmerk. von alter Hand durchgearbeitet. Die Teile II u. III zieren 107 spaltenbr. Holzschn. (unsign. u. keinem Künstler zuzuordnen). - Vor Teil II sind Vorsatz u. Titel lose u. es fehlt das letzte Bl mit Kolophon (Kk12). Brauner zeitgenöss. Blindpräge-Bd (auf Pappe) mit 5 erhab. Bünden (Vdeckel eingerissen u. Ecken u. Kanten beschabt), florale Außenrolle u. Innenrolle mit Köpfen u. Wappen rahmen die florale Deckel-Vignette dekorativ ein. Die Bibel ist ein seiten- u. zeilengleicher Nachdruck der Luther-Bibel des gleichen Druckers von 1589 (Stuttg. E 546), im übrigen zwar nicht tadellos u. komplett, jedoch extrem selten. Volz (p 160 Nr. 56) weist lediglich insgesamt 7 Standorte nach: Dresden - München-Uni - HAB in Wf - Stuttgart - Lübeck - Nürnberg (Stadt u. GNM). - Stuttg. E 577 - Vd 16, B 2829. - Zu Veit Dietrich (1506-1549, Schüler der Wittenberger Reformatoren u. Luthers Hausgenosse), vgl. ADB V 196/97 - NDB III 699 - DBE II 537 - RE (1898) IV 653 ff - WW (1884) III 1749/50 - Buchberger (1931) III 321/22..

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        Biblia polyglotta (Sacr. Bibliorum quadrilinguium tomus secundus trilinguis librorum Veteris et Novi Testamenti versionem continens Graecam: Septuaginta interpretum: Latinam duplicem & Germanicam: Martini Lutheri). Pars Quinta id est. Apocryphi V. Testamenti Libri XIII: Judith. Sapientia. Tobias. Ecclesiasticus. Baruch. Machabäorum I, II, III. Fragmentorum I, II, III. Esdrä III, IV. Novum Testamentum Pars Prima id est euangelia quator: Matthäi. Marci. Lucä. Johannis & Acta Apostolorum. Pars Secunda continens Epistolas: Pauli XIII. Petri II. Johannis III. Jacobi I. Judä I. & Apocalypsin. ( Altes Testament Teil 5. Neues Testament Teile 1 und 2). Mit 38 Holzschnitten.

      Hamburgi, excudebat Iacobus Lucius Iunior MDXCVI [ J. Lucius in Hamburg 1596 ].. 39 x 26 cm. Blindgeprägter Schweinslederband mit blindgeprägter Jahreszahl und Dreiseitenrotschnitt. Die Schließen fehlen. Die Deckel mit wenigen Wurmlöchern, die sich vorn innen bis Blatt 93 und hinten ab Teil 2 Blatt 1 bis zum Ende fortsetzen. Der Einband stärker abgegriffen, Kanten und Ecken bestossen. Der Vorderdeckel etwas aufgebogen. Mit gestochenem Titel (altcoloriert), teils altcolorierten Bordüren und Vignetten, gestochenen Zwischentiteln sowie 38 Textholzschnitten [von Jakob Morer]. Beidseitig bedruckt, sechsspaltig in parallelem Text gesetzt in deutsch, latein und griechisch mit Anmerkungen. Im Innenbereich des Teiles 5 FEHLEN die Blätter 86 und 89, dafür sind die Blätter 85 und 90 doppelt eingebunden. Auf ca. 80 Blättern mit An- und Unterstreichungen in dunkler Tinte. Die Seitenränder und Ecken teils mit Faltstellen und fingerfleckig. Das altcolorierte Titelblatt mit einigen Knickspuren, kleinen Randeinrissen und Randfehlstellen Bild- und Textverlust. Dieser Mangel bis Blatt 4 geringer werdend. Bis Blatt 31 abnehmend randfleckig. NT Teil 2 ab Blatt 79 erst ein, dann zwei alte wasserrandige Stellen durchgehend am Seitenrand. Insgesamt sonst innen weniger fleckig, altersbedingt nachgedunkelt, dennoch durchaus gut erhaltenes Exemplar.. Paginierung im Detail: Teil 5 mit 218 Blättern und 4 Holzschnitten, gefolgt vom Appendix Anhang mit 35 Blättern und einem weißen Blatt. Das Neue Testament Teil 1 mit 205 Blättern, einem weißen Blatt und 6 Holzschnitten, Teil 2 mit 153 Blättern, wobei auf Blatt 153 rückseitig der Index beginnt- mit insgesamt 30 unnummerierten Seiten. Teil 2 enthält insgesamt 28 Holzschnitte. -- Dreisprachige seltene Bibelausgabe, von D. Wolder editiert, auch Woldersche Polyglotte genannt. #FL1232

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        IL PETRARCA DI NUOVO RISTAMPATO ET DILIGENTEMENTE CORRETTO

      Venice: Nicolo Misserino, 1596. Minor staining to botom edges of some pages, a few early annotations, other signs of use, but quite sound and complete. Miniature book, 24mo. (3 13/16"). 321p, [xiii]. Illustrated with title vignette, five miniature woodcuts, initial letters and head-pieces. Bound in full speckled calf with marbled endpapers, maroon title label gilt Rare.

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        Illustraciones genealogicas de los Catholicos Reyes de las Españas y de los Christianissimos de Francia, y de los Emperadores de Constantinopla, hasta el Catholico Rey nuestro señor don Philippe el II y sus serenissimos hijos

      Madrid, Luis Sánchez 1596 - Fol. mayor (37,7 x 27,2 cm) 296 p. inc. port. arquitectónica grabada en madera, retrato del príncipe Felipe, hijo de Felipe II a toda plana grabado por Perret, infinidad de árboles genealógicos y escudos nobiliarios grabados en madera dentro del texto y última hoja de colofón, con retrato del autor en madera. Pergamino de época. Primera y única edición, rara y estimada. Buen ejemplar, en su estado original. Algunos defectos en los pliegues de los grandes árboles genealógicos plegados que ilustran la obra. ?Las Ilustraciones Genealógicas. de Garibay son una larguísima relación de ascendencias de Felipe II y de las monarquías de su tiempo para demostrar los derechos de su hija Isabel Clara Eugenia al trono de Francia, por un lado y, por otro, para exhibir la grandeza de su linaje regio? Palau, 100105; Salvá, 3557. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A HUNDRED AND FOURETEENE EXPERIMENTS AND CURES OF THE FAMOUS PHYSITIAN PHILIPPUS AUREOLUS TEOPHRASTUS PARACELSUS. . . . WHEREUNTO IS ADDED CERTAINE EXCELLENT AND PROFITABLE WORKES BY B. G. A PORTU AQUITANO. ALSO CERTAINE SECRETS OF ISACKE HOLLANDUS CONCERNING THE VEGETALL AND ANIMALL WORKE. ALSO THE SPAGERICKE ANTIDOTARIE FOR GUNNE-SHOT OF IOSEPHUS QUIRSITANUS

      London: Vallentine Sims, 1596. Second Edition . Hardcover. Only Obtainable Copy in 75 years of the Sole 16th Century Book by Paracelsus in English. 181 x 124 mm (7 1/8 x 4 7/8"). 8 p.l., 56, 59-82 pp. (Complete). Collected and translated by John Hester; preface by Bernard Georges Penot. Second Edition. Pleasing contemporary sheepskin, sympathetically rebacked in modern times, flat spine. Printer&#39;;s device and woodcut border on title page, woodcut initials and headpieces. Front pastedown with bookplate of Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica; verso of title and last leaf with Mercantile Library Philadelphia library stamp. Sudhoff 239; Durling 3517; Wellcome 4805; STC 19180. Extremities a bit rubbed, a couple of small abrasions on lower board, but the binding solid and not without appeal. Leaves a little browned, one leaf with paper imperfection affecting a handful of words, margins trimmed a bit close, with loss of a couple letters from shoulder notes in one gathering, additional trivial imperfections, otherwise an unusually well-preserved copy, the text clean and fresh, and with none of the often flagrant signs of use that afflict this kind of book. This is the rare second--and the first obtainable--edition of the only 16th century book by Paracelsus in English, and the only copy to appear in Anglo-American auction records since at least 1975 (Americana Exchange lists nothing else since the 1930s). The Swiss physician Paracelsus (1493-1541) was the most influential and controversial scientific figure of his time. He has been called the founder of modern pharmacology and psychiatry as well as the pioneer of modern chemists. He was also called "the medical Luther" because of his vain, intemperate, and truculent iconoclasm, something that made it difficult to find a community to accept him as a resident, let alone to find an audience for his brilliant and abstruse writings. DSB tells us that "Chief among Paracelsus&#39; contributions to medical theory was his new concept of disease." Rather than relying on the classical paradigm of "humors" which got out of balance, Paracelsus emphasized "the external cause of a disease . . . a specific agent foreign to the body, which takes possession of one of its parts, imposing its own rules on form and function and thereby threatening life. This is the parasitic or ontological concept of disease--and essentially the modern one." The 114 "experiments" here are brief case histories describing illnesses the great physician has cured with one of his concoctions, some of these containing dangerous mercury, sulfuric acid, or antimony, others distilled from garden herbs like lemon balm and chamomile. The work is an abridged translation of "Centum Quindecim Curationes Experimentaque è Germanico Idiomate in Latinum Versa," and first appeared in an undated English edition around 1583. STC records just one copy of that edition (at the Bodleian); this is also the only one of that printing known to Sudhoff. Paracelsus&#39; experiments are followed in our volume by a collection of iatrochemical preparations by Bernard Georges Penot (Latin name B. G. a Portu Aquitano, 1520-1617) and a fragment of the works of Johan Isaac Hollandus on minerals, this primarily dealing with the production of Quinta Essentia by means of distillation. The volume ends with a work on treating gunshot wounds by French physician Joseph Duchesne (Latin name Quercetanus or Quirisitanus, ca. 1544-1609). STC records the existence of another (impossibly rare) 16th century imprint in English (on the distillation of "oyles" and other medical topics) to which Paracelsus&#39; name is attached, but that book is said not to have been authored by him.

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        A Perambulation of Kent: conteining the description, hystorie, and customes of that shyre. Written in the yeere 1570 by William Lambarde of Lincolnes Inne Gent: first published in the yeere 1576

      London: By Edm. Bollifant, 1596. Second Edition. Quarto. [10], 588pp, [6]. With map of Britain and folding map of the Kent Beacons. Contemporary vellum, yapp edges, titled in manuscript to spine and boards. Lacks original ties. Some marginal worming (almost touching first lines to Oo and Pp (final two signatures)). and damp-staining. Lower hinge split. Small area of loss to woodcut border of title. Paper flaw to Bb6, just touching a word to each of recto and verso. Later (18th?) ink inscriptions to blank fly-leaf. The second and greatly enlarged edition of Lambarde&#39;s Perambulation of Kent, the first printed book on Kent and the earliest of all English county histories. William Lambarde, (1536-1601), English historian and jurist, fellow of Lincoln&#39;s Inn. In the year of his death he became Keeper of the Records in the Tower of London, and had previously been a personal historical consultant to Queen Elizabeth 1st. Kent was the stage for much of English history, it being home to the Ecclesiastical See of Canterbury, the Beacons of Kent, the coasts at Dover, Sandwich and the Cinque Ports. This volume includes a list of all the Archbishops, from Augustine in 599 and the foundation of English Christianity, through Lanfranc and Anselm, the Norman archbishops, Thomas Becket &#39;the first Englishman after the Conquest&#39; to control Canterbury, up to Thomas Cranmer &#39;burned for the truth&#39; and beyond, until 1583. STC 15176, Upcott I, p.350.

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        Mevakkesh ha-Shem and Devar Shemu&#39;el

      Giovanni di Gara, Venice, 1596. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. 2 volumes bound in 1, later Scroll Club red morocco binding, hinges rubbed, front board detached but present. A few marginal worm trails, old paper repairs in the lower margin to the title and three following pages and later on in the lower margin near the gutter, not touching any text and touching a few letters in the rear index, English description tipped in before endpaper. Scattered minor dampstains, minor paper flaws. All edges gilt and quite fresh overall. First and only edition of these biblical and homiletic commentaries. Adams H14-15 Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Inventory No: 044157. .

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        VALENTIA REGNUM; Contestani, Ptol. Edentani, Plin.

      Atlas Novus. Amsterdam. - Copper engraving. Original colour. Size: 50.5 x 38.5 cm. (20 x 15 inches) Fine condition. Highly decorative map centered on Valencia and extending south to Murcia and Orihuella and North to the Cenia by the famous Dutch cartographer Blaeu. Map embellished with sea monster, ships, rhumb lines emanating from compass rose and ornate title cartouche with the arms of Valencia. The map is very detailed and gives many place names, smaller villages or settlements. Dutch text to verso. Joan (John) Bleau (1596-1673) was a son of a famous Dutch cartographer, Willem Janzoon Bleau, and he shared his father's passion and continued his work. Joan Bleau's 'Atlas Maior' is one of the most extraordinary works within this category ever produced. It is known for its exquisite engraving, calligraphy and colouring as well as heraldic detail, pictorial work and the intricate cartouches, which all amounted to the appeal of this work. In fact it is argued that some of the maps produced by Joan were considered to be the finest published anywhere in the seventeenth century.

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        De Naturali Vinorum Historia de Vinis Italiae Et de Conviviis Antiquorum Libri Septem Andreae Baccii Elpidiani Medici atque philosophi Civis Romani Accessit De Factitiis ac Cervisiis deq Rheni Galliae, Hispaniae e de totius Europae Vinis e de omni Vinorum usu Compendiaria Tractatio ad Amplissimum S.R.E. Card. Ascanium Columnam.

      Ex officina Nicolai Mutij 1596 Frontespizio incorniciato da motivo architettonico, con medaglione e ritratto dell'A. Dedica dell'A. al cardinale Ascanio Colonna. Versi di Giovanni Francesco Lombardi in lode dell'A. e del cardinale Ascanio Colonna. Prima edizione di questa storia dei vini e dell'acquavite, dell'arte di farlo, della preparazione dei banchetti con una descrizione regione per regione, zona per zona, dei vini italiani con le loro caratteristiche e prerogative; in fine sono catalogati anche altri vini europei. Cfr Henssler p. 54. BING I p. 156. Simon, Bibl. Bacchica, II-68. Bitting 23. Vicaire 60; B.In.G., 129. in folio cc [14] pp 370 c [1]; frontespizio figurato, a p. 178 grande incisione in rame raffigurante una curiosa macchina enologica, errata in fine.

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        CHIRURGIAE GENERALIS OPUS ABSOLUTUM...

      APUD ROBERTUM MEIETTUM 1596 ...IN QUO QUORUMCUNQUE AFFECTUUM UNIVERSO CORPORI HUMANO OBVENIENTIUM, ET AD CHIRURGI CURAM SPECTANTIUM, NOTIO, PRAEDICTIO, ATQUE CURATIO PERSPIQUA METHODO NARRANTUR... ADDITA INSUPER EST OFFICINA CHIRURGICA, IN QUA NEMPE INSTRUMENTA OMNIA ALIAQUE CHIRURGICO CONVENIENTIA SUIS FIGURIS DELINEATA EXPRESSAQUE CERNUNTUR. VENETIIS, APUD ROBERTUM MEIETTUM, 1596. CROCE, GIOVANNI ANDREA DELLA (1514-1575). IN- FOLIO, PERGAMENA COEVA (ESTREMITÀ DEL DORSO ED ANGOLI SDRUCITI). (IV), 108, 260, 71 PP. CON NUMEROSE ILLUSTRAZIONI INCISE IN LEGNO, DELLE QUALI DUE A PIENA PAGINA E TRE A MEZZA PAGINA, RAFFIGURANTI VARIE OPERAZIONI CHIRURGICHE E GLI STRUMENTI DEL TEMPO. TITOLO STAMPATO IN ROSSO E NERO CON INSEGNA TIPOGRAFICA. ALCUNI INSIGNIFICANTI FORI DI TARLO NEL MARGINE INTERNO DI POCHE PAGINE ABILMENTE RIPARATI, QUALCHE RIFIORITURA, MA ESEMPLARE BEN CONSERVATO. SECONDA EDIZIONE, LA PIÙ COMPLETA, DEL PIÙ BEL LIBRO ITALIANO DI CHIRURGIA DEL CINQUECENTO, DIVENUTA RARISSIMA ED ASSAI RICERCATA. MANCA AD ALCUNE FRA LE PIÙ IMPORTANTI BIBLIOTECHE MEDICHE. "GIOVANNI ANDREA DELLA CROCE DA VENEZIA FU AUTORE DI UN LIBRO STAMPATO NEL 1573 CHE EBBE GRANDISSIMA DIFFUSIONE E CHE FU CONSIDERATO TESTO CLASSICO PER TUTTO IL '600. IN ESSO TROVIAMO UNA DESCRIZIONE ACCURATISSIMA DEGLI STRUMENTI CHIRURGICI PIÙ IN USO AI SUOI TEMPI E DI QUELLI DA LUI INTRODOTTI NELL' ARTE... GIUSTAMENTE OSSERVÒ IL BURG COME AL DELLA CROCE SPETTI IL GRANDISSIMO MERITO DI ESSERE STATO IL PRIMO AD INTRODURRE I SINONIMI PER I NOMI GRECI, ARABI E LATINI DELLE MALATTIE E DI AVERE DATO I DISEGNI ESATTI DI TUTTI GLI STRUMENTI CHIRURGICI, SPECIALMENTE DI QUELLI NECESSARI ALLA TRAPANAZIONE DEL CRANIO, ALCUNI DEI QUALI FURONO DA LUI PER LA PRIMA VOLTA INDICATI ED ADOPERATI" (CASTIGLIONI, STORIA DELLA MEDICINA, I, PP. 409-10). "G.A. DELLA CROCE, A NATIVE OF VENICE, LIVED IN THE LAST HALF OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY. TO HIM ARE DUE, EXPECIALLY, THE IMPROVEMENTS IN THE APPARATUS FOR TREPHINING. HE IN THE FIRST AUTHOR WHO HAS GIVEN ILLUSTRATIONS OF ALL THE INSTRUMENTS FOR THE OPERATION OF TREPHINING WHICH HAD BEEN IN USE UP TO HIS TIME. THE COLLECTION OF SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS FIGURED IN HIS BOOK IS THE MOST COMPLETE PUBLISHED TO DATE. BESIDES THE FIGURES WHICH REPRESENT THESE SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS, THE LUUSTRATIONS PRESENT MANY FIGURES OF MEN UNDERGOING OPERATIONS, AND OF THESE ARE THREE WHICH HAVE PARTICULAR INTEREST IN THE HISTORY OF COSTUMES; TWO OTHERS, FULL-PAGE SIZE, THE MANNER OF GIVING AID TO WOUNDED IN WAR" (PLICHER, OLD MASTERS OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY, P. 148). "CROCE IMPROVED THE INSTRUMENTS FOR TREPHINATION, AND PUBLISHED CLASSIC WOODCUTS DEPICTING THE OPERATION, INCLUDING THE FIRST OPERATION OF A NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY OPERATION ACTUALLY TAKING PLACE. THE WORK IS ALSO IMPORTANT FOR CROCE'S DESRIPTION OF CRANIAL AND CEREBRAL DISEASES. IN HUNDREDS OF WOODCUTS OF INSTRUMENTS AND PROCEDURES CROCE ILLUSTRATED ALL OF THE INSTRUMENTS USED BEFORE AND DURING HIS OWN TIME" (GARRISON & MORTON, MEDICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY, 4850.4). HIRSCH, BIOGRAPHISCHES LEXIKON DER HERVORRAGENDEN AERZTE, II, P. 145. DURLING, SIXTEENTH CENTURY BOOKS IN NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE, 1083. WELLCOME HISTORICAL MEDICAL LIBRARY, CATALOGUE OF PRINTED BOOKS, I, 1667. HEIRS OF HIPPOCRATES, 266. SALLANDER, BIBLIOTHECA WALLERIANA, 2275. CUSHING COLLECTION, C-478. PARKINSON & LUMB, MEDICAL BOOKS IN MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY LIBRARY, 609. GURLT, GESHICHTE DER CHIRURGIE, II, PP. 335-60. LEONARDO, LIVES OF MASRER SURGEONS, PP. 132-33. MORTIMER, ITALIAN SIXTEENTH CENTURY BOOKS, 142. ADAMS, EUROPEAN PRINTED BOOKS 1501-1600 IN CAMBRIDGE LIBRARIES, 2993. L' ILLUSTRAZIONE PIU' COMPLETA DI STRUMENTI CHIRURGICI RINASCIMENTALI.

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        Icon oppidi Heide sumptibus Henrici Ranzouij delineatus nobisque transmissus. Kolor. Kupferstich von Braun/Hogenberg, 1596. 18,5 x 38 cm.,

      1596 - Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        ACHILLIS MUCII THEATRUM SEX PARTIBUS DISTINCTUM. Quo.... Domorum Rerum, Virorumque Illustrium Bergomatum Monimenta Poetice referuntur. Accessere tum Io. Baptistae Mageni.... ad singulas Partes Argumenta, tum Marij Mutij.... Annotationes ad Theatrum... Hic etiam Moysis Mucij.... Pergamenum extremo in Theatro substituimus opus... multis refertum Patriae suae monumentis.....

      typis Comini Venturae 1596 In-16 gr. (mm. 185 x 127), p. pergam. coeva, 16 cc.nn., 125 cc. num., 1 c.b., 10 cc.nn., vignetta alle armi silografata al frontesp.; testat. e capilettera figur. "Edizione originale" di questa importante opera su Bergamo, preceduta cronologicamente solo dal "De origine et temporibus urbis Bergomi" (Venezia, 1532) di Francesco Bellafini (con un altro scritto da lui edito, cioè una descrizione della città di M.A. Michiel). Il "Theatrum", che apparve postumo a cura del figlio Mario, è diviso in 6 parti, ciascuna preceduta da un ?Argumentum? di Io.B. Mageni. Il testo è in esametri con note a margine. In quest?opera il Muzio descrisse, non di rado con dovizia di particolari, le vicende della storia di Bergamo, i luoghi, gli edifici notevoli, le istituzioni pubbliche e private, le famiglie ragguardevoli e le numerose personalità che nelle varie discipline onorarono la città. In Appendice lo scritto ?De Rebus Bergomensibus? di Moyses Muzio, autore vissuto all'inizio del VIII secolo d.C. al tempo di Giustiniano II, cui l'opera e' dedicata, che Achille Muzio considera proprio antenato. Il breve trattato descrive l'ubicazione geografica e la configurazione urbana della citta' a quell'epoca. Nato nei primi anni del Cinquecento e appartenente a una distinta famiglia bergamasca, scrisse opere latine in distici elegiaci imitando lo stile di Ovidio. Godette di buone e frequenti relazioni con gli uomini più colti della Bergamo del suo tempo e morì nel 1594. Cfr. ?Le ediz. del XVI sec.? (Lombarde),I,57 - Schlosser Magnino, p. 570: ?contiene notizie storico-artistiche? - Chiodi ?Le cinquecentine della Biblioteca Mai di Bergamo?, p. 418. Restauro per fori di tarlo al margine interno di 12 cc., altrim. ben conservato.

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        EVANGELICAE HISTORIAE IMAGINES

      Antwerp: [Martinus Nutius?], 1596. Second Edition. Hardcover. About a dozen pages with marginal tears of various sizes repaired on the versos. Clean copy with little wear to the binding. Very Good. Small folio (8" x 12") bound in calf-backed marbled boards. Illustrated with an engraved title page and 153 engraved plates with many depicting scenes from the life of Christ engraved by Anton Wierix, Hieronymus Wiericx, Mallery, and others.

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        De Vita Emmanuelis Philiberti Allobrogum Ducis et Subalpinorum Principis, Libri duo.

      Io. Dominicum Tarinum,, Augustae Taurinorum, 1596 - Cm. 32, pp. (16) 235 (1). Grande stemma sabaudo inciso al frontespizio, ogni pagina inquadrata in un filetto. Testate, bei capolettera e fregi tipografici nel testo. Bella legatura seicentesca in piena pergamena molle con fregi in oro centrali e filetti in oro ad inquadrare i piatti. Titoli ms. al dorso. Qualche piccola mancanza alle estremità dei piatti, ma bell'esemplare fresco, genuino e marginoso, a carte perfettamente candide. L'autore fu scrittore e uomo politico, grande erudito del suo tempo, nato a Milano nel 1528 e morto nel 1601. Prima edizione di un'opera significativa nell'ambito dell'editoria piemontese del '500, dedicata alla vita di Emanuele Filiberto (1528-1580). Come la gran parte degli esemplari censiti, anche il presente è privo (verosimilmente dall'origine) del ritratto. Non comune, soprattutto in tale stato di conservazione ed impreziosito da una legatura affascinante ed assai decorativa. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Il Petrarca Di Nuovo Ristampato Et Diligentemente Corretto

      Venetia [Venice]: Nicolo Misserino, 1596. As. Full Leather. Very Good. 321, [10], [1] pp. 48mo. Full leather binding with blind embossed rules to covers front and rear, gold lines to spine, small burgundy title patch. Marbled endpapers, previous owner&#39;s name in pencil on second free endpaper. Very clean within, a beautiful copy.

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        Concordantiae Utriusque Iuris Civilis, Et Canonici, Cum Legibus

      1596. Ximenez, Sebastian [Fl. 1530-1553]. [Lopez, Gregorio (16th c.)]. Concordantiae Utriusque Iuris Civilis, Et Canonici, Cum Legibus Partitarum: Glossematibusq. Gregorii Lopez & Plurimorum Doctorum, Tam Exterorum, Quam Nostratum, Cuiuscunq; Facultatis. Explicationes, & Intellectus, & Plures Notabiles Inductiones, & Declarationes, Circa Casus qui Nostro Tempore Contigere, Suis Congruis Locis Adiunctae. Non Solum ad Leges & [paragraph symbol] Iuris Civilis, Canones, et Decreta Iuris Canonici, Sed Etiam ad Utriusque Glossas et Margines Emendationes. Insuper Accesserunt Plura Loca Veteris et Novi Testamenti: & Concordantiae Totius Concilii Tridentini. Necnon Plures Leges Novae Recopilationis. Ex Quibus Omnibus Patebit, Quid in Utroque Iure sit Hodie in Usu, Quid Diminutum, Quid Correctum, Quid Denique Contrario, Particularique Usu Sublatum. Toledo: Typis Petri Roderici Typographi Regi. Expensis Michaelis de Vililla, Bibliopolae, 1596. Two parts in one volume, each with individual title page and pagination. [xx], 987; 332 pp. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (12" x 8"). Contemporary limp vellum, later hand-lettered title to spine, ties lacking. Light soiling, minor edgewear, spine ends and corners bumped, pastedowns and endleaves lacking. Large woodcut arms of Spanish crown to title page, woodcut head and tail-pieces. Light to moderate toning, occasional light dampstaining, mostly to outer margins, faint dampspotting in places. Early owner signatures to title page, author signature to verso, brief annotations to some leaves. An appealing copy of a rare title. * First edition. Ximenez lists concordances between the Corpus Juris Civilis in the first book and the Corpus Juris Canonici in the second. Both are subjected to a title-by-title analysis with additional references to primary texts in Spanish and civil law, such as Las Siete Partidas. There is also original commentary by Ximenez. According to Palau, the author signed every copy of this edition. A second edition was published in 1611. Both are rare. OCLC locates 3 copies of the first edition, 2 of the second, none in the United States. We located 2 copies of the 1611 edition in the law libraries of Columbia and UC-Berkeley. Palau, Manual del Librero Hispano-Americano 377073.

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        Nova Hispania, et Nova Galicia.

      Copper engraved double page map, had colored in outline, large colored cartouche, 34.7 x 48. 3 cm (13 3/4" x 19"). Latin text on verso. Some aging and toning, verso repairs along center fold, and a few other places, tear at crease in lower portion of map, lower margin partially replaced below neat line, which is defective in one place; despite defects, an attractive map with a nice impression. Jannson (1596-1664) was a Dutch mapmaker during the "golden age" of Dutch cartography. He started out as a publisher and bookseller, but when he married the daughter of another map maker, Jodocus Hondius, he got into that business. In 1633 he and his brother-in=law (Henry Hodicus) produced the two volume edition of the Mercator Atlas. The present map shows Mexico City and points west, and the west coast of Mexico shown from present day Tuxpan to Acapulco de Juarez. A large cartouche shows a lion holding a sword on the top of the royal shield of Spain, which is flanked by a man and woman in Greek style togas. Portinaro and Knirsch p.315.

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        Variarum Questionum Iuris Civilis Lib. II. Ant. Giuberti Costani.Quaestionum Liber unus.Cura & opera Christophori Coleri

      Jena: Tobias Steinmann, 1596., 1596. 4to. ff. [8], 233, [24], [1]blank. title in red & black within woodcut border. woodcut printer&#39;s device at end. woodcut headpiece & initial. fine contemporary blind-stamped pigskin binding with two early partly coloured panel stamps (Justitia on front & Lucretia on the back) with monogram &#39;HGW&#39; and date &#39;1597&#39;, 2 of 4 ties present (paper lightly embrowned, wormhole in blank margin of some leaves). bookplate of Sebastian Hartmann dated 1637. Third Edition. Jocher IV 1471. Lipenius II 236. Not in Adams or BM STC German. [BOUND WITH:] GRIFFEN, Hubert van. De Imperatore Iustiniano Commentarius: Index Historicus Rerum Romanarum: Et Disputatio De Actionibus Empti Et Venditi. 4to. [ff. 68]. woodcut ornaments & initials. (wormhole in blank margin of some leaves). Ingolstadt: Wolfgang Eder, 1591. First Edition. Jocher II 988. Lipenius I 1591. Not in Adams or BM STC German. [BOUND WITH:] COEDDAEUS, Johannes (Praeses). Feudalia: Sive Theses Et Disputationes De Feudis, Praeside. 4to. pp. 4 p.l., 118, [blank leaf]. woodcut printer&#39;s device on title. woodcut ornaments & initials. Marburg: Paul Egenolff, 1594. First Edition. Jocher II 1042. Lipenius I 505. Not in Adams or BM STC German. [BOUND WITH:] MELANDER, Otto. Adiuvante Iehova Opt. Max. Ex Decreto Et Autoritate Amplissimi Senatus Iuridicae Facultatis.Academia Marpurgensi, Pro Consequendis Doctoratus In Utroque Iure Insignibus. 4to. [ff. 26]. woodcut printer&#39;s device on title. woodcut ornaments & initials. Marburg: Paul Egenolff, 1594. First Edition. Jocher III 391. cfLipenius I 510 (this work?). Not in Adams or BM STC German. [BOUND WITH:] SCHEPS, Andreas. Quaestio An Princeps Legibus Sit Solutus: Explicata. 4to. pp. 56. woodcut ornaments & initials. Marburg: Paul Egenolff, 1596. First Edition. Jocher IV 254. Not in Adams or BM STC German.. 1st Edition.

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        (Map of Southwestern Africa): Typus orarum maritimarum Guineae, Manicongo & Angolae ultra Promentorium Bonae spei

      Amsterdam, 1596. A highly decorative map of the southwestern coast of Africa. Overall very good, with early color. Some restoration most evident central verso, few professional wormhole repairs with margins reinforced verso. The map was engraved by Florent van Langren, and the first Dutch edition of Linschoten&#39;s "Itinerario..." was published by Cornelis Claesz in 1596. There are coastal views of the islands of Ascension and St. Helena within a strapwork cartouche at the bottom of the map. This is just the western sheet. The image measures 15.25 x 20.5 inches (39 x 52 cm). Two compass roses, decorative script and sailing ships. Coastal town names go inland, in the style of earlier portolan charts..

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        Discoverie of the Large, Rich, and Beuutiful Empyre of Guiana, with a Relation of the Great and Golden Citie of Manoa (which the Spanyards Call El Dorado) and of the Provinces of Emeria, Arromaia, Amapaia, and other Countries; With Their Rivers, Adjoyning

      London: Robert Robinson, 1596. [16],112pp. Small quarto. Full polished calf, leather labels, by Riviere. Spine richly gilt in compartments, a.e.g. Upper margin of titlepage skillfully extended, with three letters and parts of ten other letters in almost imperceptible pen facsimile. A few other minor repairs to blank margins. Else a handsome, near fine copy. With bookplates of Boies Penrose and another bookplate on the rear free endpaper. Raleigh&#39;s voyage to find El Dorado Sir Walter Raleigh, famous Elizabethean courtier and adventurer, was involved in numerous schemes for establishing English colonies in the New World and in raiding the Spanish empire in the Americas. In the 1580s he was a major figure in the English court and in naval and military ventures. But in 1592 Raleigh fell from grace for marrying one of the Queen&#39;s ladies-in-waiting without her approval, and was thrown in the Tower. When released, he had lost much of his power and influence. He sought to regain it, and make a fortune, by a voyage to northern South America to seek the legendary city of El Dorado, where he believed he would find the streets paved in gold. Raleigh&#39;s voyage, usually called his second (after his voyage to found the first Virginia colony in 1585) took place under a cloud. He was strictly enjoined from attacking the Spanish, but on arrival in the Caribbean he attacked Trinidad, siezing the Spanish governor, and raiding the coast on Venezuela. He then pressed up the Orinoco River, going more than four hundred miles upstream, where he turned back after obtaining samples of what appeared to be gold. This book details his pioneering exploration, in which he accurately describes the country in the most precise description made until the mid-19th century. The book also theorizes, at length, on the chimerical city of El Dorado and its vast wealth, and on the extraordinary gold ornaments he observed among the Indians of the region. The gold samples, however, proved to be worthless. On his return from the El Dorado expedition Raleigh resumed his active place in the English court, but was accused of treason on the accession of James I and confined in the Tower until 1616. When released, he made one last attempt at finding El Dorado, in a disasterous second voyage there which ended in total failure, and ultimately in Raleigh&#39;s execution. This is the third issue as identified by European Americana and Church (all were issued in 1596 and have essentially the same text and setting). This copy contains the misprint "Gallie" for "Gallego" on p.[1], line 22. According to the entry in Sabin a copy was offered by a London bookseller in 1885 at £50. Church 254; European Americana 596/85; Sabin 67554; Hill 1414; JCB (3)i:149; STC 20636; Palau 246449-ii.

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        DISCOVERIE OF THE LARGE, RICH, AND BEUUTIFUL EMPYRE OF GUIANA, WITH A RELATION OF THE GREAT AND GOLDEN CITIE OF MANOA (WHICH THE SPANYARDS CALL EL DORADO) AND OF THE PROVINCES OF EMERIA, ARROMAIA, AMAPAIA, AND OTHER COUNTRIES; WITH THEIR RIVERS, ADJOYNING

      London: Robert Robinson, 1596.. [16],112pp. Small quarto. Full polished calf, leather labels, by Riviere; spine richly gilt in compartments, gilt inner dentelles, a.e.g. Upper margin of titlepage skillfully extended, with three letters and parts of ten other letters in almost imperceptible pen facsimile. A few other minor repairs to blank margins. Else a handsome, near fine copy. With bookplates of Boies Penrose and another bookplate on the rear free endpaper. Sir Walter Raleigh, famous Elizabethan courtier and adventurer, was involved in numerous schemes for establishing English colonies in the New World and in raiding the Spanish empire in the Americas. In the 1580s he was a major figure in the English court and in naval and military ventures. But in 1592, Raleigh fell from grace for marrying one of the Queen&#39;s ladies-in- waiting without the Queen&#39;s approval, and was thrown in the Tower. When released, he had lost much of his power and influence. He sought to regain it, and make a fortune, by a voyage to northern South America to seek the legendary city of El Dorado, where he believed he would find the streets paved in gold. Raleigh&#39;s voyage, usually called his second (after his voyage to found the first Virginia colony in 1585) took place under a cloud. He was strictly enjoined from attacking the Spanish, but on arrival in the Caribbean he attacked Trinidad, seizing the Spanish governor, and raiding the coast of Venezuela. He then pressed up the Orinoco River, going more than 400 miles upstream, where he turned back after obtaining samples of what appeared to be gold. This book details his pioneering exploration, in which he accurately describes the country in the most precise description made until the mid-19th century. The book also theorizes, at length, on the chimerical city of El Dorado and its vast wealth, and on the extraordinary gold ornaments he observed among the Indians of the region. The gold samples, however, proved to be worthless. On his return from the El Dorado expedition Raleigh resumed his active place in the English court, but was accused of treason on the accession of James I and confined in the Tower until 1616. When released, he made one last attempt at finding El Dorado, in a disastrous second voyage there which ended in total failure, and ultimately in Raleigh&#39;s execution. This is the third issue as identified by EUROPEAN AMERICANA and CHURCH (all were issued in 1596 and have essentially the same text and setting). This copy contains the misprint "Gallie" for "Gallego" on page [1], line 22. According to the entry in Sabin, a copy was offered by a London bookseller in 1885 at £50. CHURCH 254. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 596/85. SABIN 67554. HILL 1414. JCB (3)I:149. STC 20636. PALAU 246449-II.

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        A Perambulation of Kent: Conteining the Defcription, Hystorie, and Customes of that Shyre. Written in the yeere 1570 by William Lambarde of Lincolnes Inne Gent: firft publifhed in the yeere 1576 and now increafed and altered after the Authors owne laft Copie [1]

      Imprinted at London, by Edmund Bollifant 1596 [First edition 1576]. Contemporary calf covers, worn gilt embellishments between five raised bands, title label to spine. 8vo 7¾" x 5¾" xiv, 588, 6 [pp] index. Single leaf map of England, 8" x 12" fold-out map of Kent showing the beacons. Lambarde was an English jurist and antiquary. In 1556 he was admitted to Lincoln&#39;s Inn and in 1568 he published a collection and transcript of Saxon laws. In 1574 he founded a hospital for the poor in Greenwich. Written in 1570 and first published in 1576, the book was the first county history published in Britain, in 1581 he published a manual for justices of the peace entitled &#39;Eirenarcha&#39; and in 1601 he became keeper of the Tower records. Light toning to pages, general soiling to covers with rubbing to spine edges and corners, bookplate to upper paste down. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        R. P. F. Philippi Diez Lusitani, Ord. Min. Reg. Obseruantiae prouinciae Sancti Iacobi. Summa praedicantium : ex omnibus locis communibus locupletiss. Tomus primus [volume 1]

      [Lundini] : apud Petrum Landry, 1596. 1st Edition. Physical description: 1v. : [14], 514p. 23cm. Subjects: Preaching - Handbooks, manuals, etc - Early works to 1800. Sermons - Early works to 1800. Title pages in red and black with publisher&#39;s device. Historiated initials. Language: Latin. Binding copy in the original aniline calf over boards. Lacks spine, with binding intact. Blind-tooled motifs and borders to panels. Remains of cord ties to panel margins. Panel edges rubbed and worn, with considerable surface wear to panels. Shadow staining evident throughout - text unaffected. Previous owner&#39;s inscription to title page.

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        IN EZECHIELEM EXPLANATIONES ET APPARATUS URBIS [LBC]

      Rome, Italy: Zanetti. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1596 [1604]. Folio 13" - 23" tall; 1596-[1604]. Vol. 1 & Vol. II, part 2 only ( of 3 vols. ) Folio, cloth. With engraved title-page, 5 plates (4 double-page). Ink stamps to engraved t-p, other scattered spotting. See Adams P-2050; [Palau 274873]. Juan Batista Villalpando (1552-1608) ; Spanish jesuit scholar, mathematician & architect; this work contains imaginitive reconstructions of Solomon&#39;s temple. .

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        [ICONES, HABITUS GETUSQUE INDORUM AC LUSITANORUM PER INDIAM VIVENTIUM, TEMPLORUM AEDIUM, ARBORUM, FRUTUM, HERBARUM, AROMATUM]

      [Amsterdam: Cornelis Claesz, ca. 1596-1604].. Twenty-nine (of thirty) plates, plus two maps and one extra plate. Oblong quarto. Contemporary Dutch vellum, gilt. Cockled, soiled. Marginal stains on two plates; one plate chipped in margin, not affecting text. Very good. In a cloth clamshell case, leather label. This extremely rare portfolio of plates consists of fine early impressions of Linschoten&#39;s famous views of Portuguese Asia. They are among the first eyewitness illustrations of the East to reach Europe, and were by far the most widely disseminated. Donald Lach has called them "a watershed in Europe&#39;s pictorial impression of Asia." They rank among the most influential images of the period, and appeared in the many subsequent editions of Linschoten&#39;s works. The illustrations were executed by Joannes and Baptista Doetechum from sketches brought back by Linschoten. Linschoten described the images of the people, places, methods of travel, and animals of Asia as "counterfeits from life," which would give a realistic representation of what he saw, but also a general perception of the reality of the distant East. In the present copy, a large, double-page view of Goa is missing, while two maps, one of Mozambique and one of Ascension Island, have been added. Also added is an untitled panorama of an Indonesian or Malaysian procession. This plate is likely connected to the 1598 Claesz publication of Houtman & Loewijk&#39;s account of the first Dutch expedition. It seems clear that the present item is one of the very rare issues of the plates produced for separate sale by Linschoten&#39;s publisher, Cornelis Claesz. Claesz sold the images and maps separately from the ITINERARIO..., under a title translated as THE FIGURES AND MAPS OF JAN HUYGHEN. He used Latin and Dutch captions, as in our copy, in order to increase the images&#39; marketability. Four similar sets of Linschoten plates are known, but only one of these, at the Atlas van Stolk in Rotterdam, has a titlepage. The other three copies which, like ours, lack titlepages, are at the Universiteitsbibliotheek in Amsterdam (containing all the plates), the Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel and the Amsterdams Scheepvaort Museum (lacking some plates as well as the titlepage). They all have Latin and Dutch text beneath each image. In Tiele&#39;s MEMOIR (1867), on page 103 he discusses an edition of the ICONES... containing twenty-nine plates and no titlepage. Ernst Van Den Boogaart, who has produced a fine study of the publication history, iconographic significance, and coded messages of Linschoten&#39;s work, examines these issues in great detail. The Linschoten plates were produced to accompany his famed ITINERARIO..., in which he gave his perceptions of the culture, customs, and societies of Asia. Linschoten had lived in Goa for six years from 1583, and while he never ventured far from the Portuguese capital, he did have an "avaricious thirst for knowledge which enabled him to get detailed information of land and sea as far afield as the Spice Islands and China" (Boies Penrose). He released his work at a time when Europe was desperately in need of knowledge about the Far East. A wonderful collection of Asian and early travel iconography, in an exceptionally rare edition. Ernst Van Den Boogaart, JAN HUYGEN VAN LINSCHOTEN AND THE MORAL MAP OF ASIA, passim, esp. pp.161-75. Lach, ASIA IN THE MAKING OF EUROPE II, p.94.

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        Thesaurus Ciceronia Post eiusdem Marii Nizolii additiones. Basilij Zanchi & Doctissimorum aliorum virorum, addita sunt multa & quidem dignissima per Marcellum Squarcialupum prout sequens pagina docebit. Eiusdem Nizolij libellus, in quo vulgaria quaedam verba & parum Latina ad purissimam Ciceronis consuetudinem emendata redduntur.

      Bertani., Venetiis. 1596 - In 4°, p. perg. , cc. nn. 6 + 1360 colonne + cc. nn. 3 di indice. Front. fig. Testata. Capilettera. Mende alla copp. ed al front. Gore. L'ultima c. nn. (indice) risulta restaurata.

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        La Pratica di Prospettiva

      Venice: Girolamo Franceschi, 1596. Hardcover. Very Good. Folio [39.5 x 27.5 cm]. (4) ff., 1-43 consecutively numbered plates; (1) ff. [colophon for book one]; plates 44-65; includes engraved title page, half-title for part two; full-page colophon to part one with large woodcut device. Bound in contemporary flexible vellum. First title page retaining original margin and thus outer deckled edges are folded in. Some scattered foxing buy generally very good, with brilliant impressions of the architectural and geometrical plates. An unusual copy, retaining the original size, fully-deckled engraved title-page (usually severely cropped) of the scarce first edition of this striking work on perspective. Composed by Accademia del Disegno member Lorenzo Sirigatti, this is the first work to articulate in print that the full effect of the perspective frame - for instance a stage set - requires the viewer to be positioned along the main axis (Millard). This is one of the major Italian books on the subject of perspective, combining the visual language of the German model-book tradition of Jamnitzer and Lencker with the Italian tradition of linear perspective treated previously by Serlio and Barbaro, especially as applied to architectural theory and stage design. The first section of the work consists of 43 plates, each with explanatory text, which takes the reader progressively from simple to more complex examples of perspectival illustration, starting with basic geometrical forms (the square, circle, polygon) then more complex architectural forms (arches, crossvaults, staircases, doors, capitols, facades), culminating in the mazzocchio, viola, lute, and a design of a stage. The second part, consisting of a series of 21 full-page plates, focuses on more highly finished architectural details-the architrave, capitol, arch, façade etc.-and, according to Edgarton, "special problems of chiaroscuro including several remarkable engravings of shaded spheres," ie. polyhedral shapes of varying complexity and strangeness. Sirigatti was also influential beyond the realm of drawing, design, and architecture. Edgerton writes that Galileo "most certainly studied" La pratica di prospettiva, which was published in Venice while Galileo was teaching nearbyby in Padova, and that when Galileo and Thomas Harriot simultaneously pioneered the use of the telescope to study the moon&#39;s surface, it was Galileo&#39;s training in chiaroscuro that led him to see mountains and craters where Harriot only saw "strange spottedness." * Mortimer 479; Fowler 396; Millard 129 (1625); Adams S1224; Cigognara 860; Samuel Edgerton, The Mirror, the Window, and the Telescope: How Renaissance Linear Perspective Changed Our Vision of the Universe (Cornell, 2009)

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        Advertencias de Fray Francisco de Sosa, Lector de Theologia

      1596. Sosa, Francisco de [fl. 1556]. Advertencias de Fray Francisco de Sosa, Lector de Theologia en el Convento de Sant Francisco de Salamanca: Cerca de la Nueva Constitucion de Nuestro Sanctissimo Padre Clemente Papa VIII. De Largitione Munerum Utriusque Sexus Regularibus Interdicta. Declaranse Algunas Resoluciones de Derecho en Punctos Difficultosos. Salamanca: En Casa Iuan Fernandez, 1596. [x], 131, [2] pp. Quarto (8" x 6"). Contemporary limp vellum, black rules to covers, calligraphic title to spine, early hand-lettered title to spine, ties mostly lacking. Some soiling and small stains, spine darkened with a few small chips near center, vellum just beginning to crack through pastedowns. Light to moderate toning to text, occasional faint dampspotting, internally, clean. * First edition. This book details a series of legal reforms regarding monasteries and holy orders implemented by Pope Clement VI, formerly a canon lawyer (Ippolito Aldobrandini, 1536-1605, the son of notable jurist Sylvestro Aldobrandini). For the most part, these reforms led to an increase of Papal control and supervision. Two other editions were published in 1597 and 1696. OCLC locates no copies of this title in North America. No copies located at the Library of Congress, Harvard Law School or UC-Berkeley Law School. Palau, Manual del Librero Hispano-Americano 319804.

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        The Pleasant Historie Of The Conquest Of The West India, Now Called New Spaine. Atchieved By The Woorthie Prince Hernando Cortes Marques Of The Valley Of Huaxacac, Most Delectable To Reade

      London: Thomas Creede, 1596. [12],405,[6]pp. Small quarto. Nineteenth century red morocco, elaborately and handsomely tooled in gilt on the boards and spine, gilt leather label, a.e.g. Bookplate on front pastedown and front free endpaper. Titlepage backed. Two small holes in leaf Nn3, not affecting text, small tear repaired in leaf Nn, not affecting text. Some light staining or creasing to text leaves. A very good handsome copy. A primary account of the Conquest of Mexico The second English edition of one of the most important early chronicles of the Spanish conquest of the New World, and one of the two chief accounts of Cortes&#39; conquest of Mexico, the other being provided by Bernal Diaz. This is a reissue of the first English edition of 1578, and one of the handful of English works about the New World to appear in the 16th century. Lopez de Gomara was Cortes&#39; secretary for a number of years, and made use of his unparalleled opportunity to gather information from the primary source relating to the extraordinary exploits surrounding the overthrow of the Aztec empire. "Contains the first printed accounts of the Cortes expeditions to California, the expeditions of Francisco Ulloa, Marcos de Niza, Coronado, the subsidiary expeditions resulting from the last, and the voyage of Cabrillo" - Wagner. The work was first published in Zaragosa in 1552, and quickly went through a number of editions in Spain, Italy, and the Low Countries. The English translation was prepared by Thomas Nicholas, who abridged the original. This second edition is a virtual line-for-line reprint of the 1578 edition. An important Elizabethan Americanum. European Americana 596/52; Palau 141186; Sabin 27752; Wagner Spanish Southwest 2qq; STC 16808

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        POLIORCETICON sive DE MACHINIS TORMENTIS TELIS. Libri quinque. Ad historiarum lucem

      Antwerp, ex officina Plantiniana, apud Viduam, & Joannem Moretum. 1596.. FIRST EDITION, 1596, with the final "o" in Poliorceticon appearing as an omega. 4to, 255 x 180 mm, 10 x 7 inches, 12 full page and 28 half page fine engravings, printer&#39;s pictorial device on title and last page, pages (xvi), 267, (8), Latin text, bound in full antique vellum, hand lettered to spine, lettering mostly worn away. Binding discoloured and darkened along the edges, some tiny cracks along upper and lower edges of covers, tiny hole at fore-edge of upper cover, ties missing, name on front endpaper and on title page, very pale damp staining to 1 page, otherwise contents clean and bright. A very good copy of the scarce first edition. Justus Lipsius (1547-1606) was a Flemish scholar, a philologist and humanist. His book describes the techniques and weapons of war of the Romans, in particular the engines of war such as the battering ram, the catapult, methods of attack using arrows, fire and even elephants. The remarkable engravings have been attributed to the Flemish painter Pieter van der Borcht. Cockle, A Bibliography of Military Books up to 1642, No. 672; Adams, Catalogue of books printed on the continent of Europe, 1501-1600, in Cambridge Libraries, No. 797. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        PETRONII ARBITRI SATYRICON

      Lugduni Batavorum: Ex Officina Plantiniana Apud Franciscum Raphelengium,. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1596. Hardcover. 16th Century; Latin Language; Satire; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; Ancient Roman literature. Petronii Arbitri Satyricon. [3]-[24], I-393pp, errata on verso. Collation: *2-*8, **[1]-[**4], A[1]-[Z8], a[1]-[a8], b[1]-[b5], in 8&#39;s. Lacks title and last leaf, but the size, pagination, and signings are consistent with the edition published Lugduni Batavorum: Ex Officina Plantiniana apud Franciscum Raphelengium, 1596. 16mo. Vellum, lightly soiled. Upper margin narrow, but ample. Tear within text of pp65-66, occasional marginal tears, ink stains pp66-67, 146-147, 318-319, some old ink underlining/notes. Worming to pp65-90 not affecting text. Tear and slight loss within text of last four pages. First publication 1499 was considered a bit too pithy for the times, the Stayricon is now considered a classic of Western literature covering poeple and their pecadillos in poetry and prose. Latin Language. Covers, binding and text block solid and tight. Latin Language text. .

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        Quaestiones in theoricas Planetarum Georgii Purbachii [bound with] Theoricae Novae Planetarum Georgij Purbachij

      Basilae / Basel: Sebastianum Henricpetri. 1596. Hardcover. Very Good. 1596 edition. Short thick 8vo (15.5 cm), old vellum, pp. (48), 423, (1) 230, with many woodcut illustrations of planets and planetary orbits and movement, including 4 folding plates. Very good with minor ex-library marks: bookplate on pastedown with proper withdrawn stamp, perforated stamp to title page, faint ink stamp on first text page, no other marks. Binding very good with moderate soil, contents clean. RARE edition with 1 copy in OCLC. Wurstisen (1544-1588) is credited to have first introduced Copernicus&#39; work to Galileo Galilei, while Galilei&#39;s adoption of heliocentrism was often attributed to Michael Maestlin. This rare edition contains both Wurstisen&#39;s criticque and interpretation to Puerbach but also Peurbach&#39;s own work.

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        ITINERARIO, VOYAGE OFTE SCHIPVAERT...NAER OOST OFTE PORTUGAELS INDIEN.... [bound with:] REYS-GHESCHRIFT VANDE NAVIGATIEN DER PORTUGALOYSERS IN ORIENTEN.... [bound with:] BESCHRIJVINGE VANDE GANTSCHE CUSTE VAN GUINEA, MANICONGO, ANGOLA, MONOMOTAPA, ENDE TEGEN OVER DE CABO DE S. AUGUSTIJN IN BRASILIEN

      Amsterdam: Cornelis Claesz, 1596-1595-1596.. Three parts bound in one volume (parts two and three bound in reverse order in this copy). Text in double columns. [8],160; 134,[4],135-147,[8]; 82,[1]pp. plus a total of six folding or double-page maps, thirty- six folding or double-page plates, and a single-page portrait of Linschoten. Folio. Contemporary vellum, elaborately tooled in gilt, spine gilt, silk ties, yapp edges; recased, with new endpapers. Maps and folding plates with occasional slight chipping or splits at folds, repaired on verso in some cases. Occasional tanning or foxing. Overall, a handsome copy, brilliantly colored. In a chemise and half morocco and cloth slipcase, spine gilt. A remarkable copy of the first edition of the most important description of the East Indies in the Age of Discovery, with beautiful early hand-coloring and in a handsome contemporary vellum binding, likely a special presentation copy. Linschoten&#39;s work was of tremendous importance, as it unlocked the secrets of Asian trade routes, once the exclusive domain of the Portuguese, for the rest of Europe Jan Huygen van Linschoten (1563-1611), a Dutchman born in Haarlem in 1563, had an "avaricious thirst for knowledge which enabled him to get detailed information of land and sea as far afield as the Spice Islands and China" (Penrose). Linschoten travelled to Goa in 1583 as a clerk of the newly- appointed Portuguese Archbishop of Goa. He made a few trips into India, compiling notes on his experiences, gleaned information on sea routes from Portuguese sailors, and collected information from other sources as well. Linschoten left India in 1589, hired as a pepper factor for the Fugger and Welser interests, where he learned about the organization and administration of the spice trade. Returning to Holland in 1592 following a two-year stay in the Azores, he prepared his notes for the Amsterdam publisher, Claeszoon, in response to interest of the Netherlands and other European countries about commercial possibilities in Asia. As trade in the Far East was dependent on routes via America or Africa, his work eventually encompassed the entire globe, including Spanish and Portuguese activities in America. Linschoten&#39;s practical experience lent authenticity to his work, and it remains one of the most important of all travel books. Linschoten&#39;s ITINERARIO... and the two other works published in 1595 and 1596 (which should properly be found together, as here) soon was considered the single most significant source regarding the East and West Indies and numerous editions were published in Dutch, Latin, French, German, and English. Klooster describes the work as "a magnificent panorama of pictures and maps of the non-European world. ITINERARIO contained so much detailed and accurate information about shipping lanes, winds, and currents, that seafarers could use it virtually as a handbook. Many of his maps were in fact copies of the excellent models of the Portuguese cartographer Fernão Vaz Dourado." It was the most comprehensive account of the East and West Indies available at the beginning of the 17th century. As well as including important travel accounts taken from contemporary Portuguese, Dutch, and Spanish sources, it is the first work to include precise sailing instructions for the Indies and, according to Church (and other authorities), "it was given to each ship sailing from Holland to India." The second section, REYS-GHESCHRIFT VANDE NAVIGATIEN..., was published in 1595, a year before the ITINERARIO, and is bound last in this copy. The text gives detailed sailing directions for the East Indies, as well as for Brazil and the West Indies. The third part (bound second in this copy) gives an account of America on pages 17-82, especially the coastal regions, and includes information on the African coast as well. It is found here in its first state (see Church), and was published in 1596. The maps include van Langren&#39;s maps of the East Indies and South America (including the Caribbean and Florida), and the double- hemispherical world map of Plancius dated 1596 (Shirley 192). The marvellous plates include scenes of Asia, particularly Java, China, and India. Several of the plates depict activities in Goa, including a wonderful panoramic view of the market, while other plates depict Portuguese travellers on land and on sea. Linschoten&#39;s is an important work that served not only as a valuable record, but also as a catalyst for change in the balance of power amongst European trading nations in the east: "the navigator&#39;s vade mecum for the Eastern seas" (Penrose). When Linschoten returned from Goa to his home in the Netherlands, he did so at a time when the people of northern Europe and particularly his countrymen were especially interested in what he had to report concerning the trading activities of the Portuguese in the East. His most important and far- reaching observations concerned the gradual decline of Portuguese power in the East and her ability to protect her trade routes and monopolies. This, together with the trading possibilities he detailed, encouraged a series of Dutch, French, and English fleets to set sail for the Spice Islands, and beyond to China and Japan. Lach says that Linschoten&#39;s description of Goa is "one of the most original and reliable narratives prepared during the sixteenth century on life at the hub of Portugal&#39;s Eastern empire and still is regarded as one of the best sources for Goa&#39;s history at the peak of its glory....The original edition...contains a number of excellent maps, three of which are of great value for the study of Asia. These maps, which are much better and more detailed than earlier printed maps, were clearly derived from the latest and best Portuguese charts of the Eastern oceans and sea coasts." Parry calls Linschoten&#39;s work "a journal of human adventure and observation, an uplifting story that appeals on many levels." "Fine copies of this work with all the maps and plates are extremely rare" - Church catalogue. A work of tremendous consequence and importance, here in a handsome copy with lovely contemporary hand- coloring. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 596/63 & 596/64. JCB I, pp.343-45. SHIRLEY 192, 182. SABIN 41356. TIELE 84-87. KLOOSTER, DUTCH IN THE AMERICAS, p.8, catalogue item 5. David E. Parry, THE CARTOGRAPHY OF THE EAST INDIAN ISLANDS, pp.84-85. CHURCH 252. HOWGEGO L131. BORBA DE MORAES, pp.486-87. WAGNER NORTHWEST COAST 184. Lach, ASIA IN THE MAKING OF EUROPE I, pp.198- 204, 482-89.

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        Itinerario, Voyage Ofte Schipvaert...Naer Oost Ofte Portugaels Indien....[Bound With:] Reys-Gheschrift Vande Navigatien Der Portugaloysers In Orienten....[Bound With:] Beschrijvinge Vande Gantsche Custe Van Guinea, Manicongo, Angola, Monomotapa, Ende Tegen Over De Cabo De S. Augustijn In Brasilien

      Amsterdam: Cornelis Claesz, 1596 - 1595 - 1596. Three parts bound in one volume (parts two and three bound in reverse order in this copy). Text in double columns. [8],160; 134,[4],135-147,[8]; 82,[1]pp. plus a total of six folding or double-page maps, thirty-six folding or double-page plates, and a single-page portrait of Linschoten. Folio.Contemporary vellum, elaborately tooled in gilt, spine with gilt compartments, silk ties, yapp edges. Recased, with new endpapers. Maps and folding plates with some occasional slight chipping or splits at folds, repaired on versos in some cases. Occasional tanning or foxing. Overall, a handsome copy, brilliantly colored. In a chemise and half morocco and cloth slipcase, spine gilt. A handsome copy of this important and influential work, with beautiful hand- colouring A remarkable copy of the first edition of the most important description of the East Indies in the Age of Discovery, with beautiful early hand-coloring and in a handsome contemporary vellum binding, likely a special presentation copy. Linschoten&#39;s work was of tremendous importance, as it unlocked the secrets of Asian trade routes, once the exclusive domain of the Portuguese, for the rest of Europe Jan Huygen van Linschoten (1563-1611) a Dutchman born in Haarlem in 1563, had an "avaricious thirst for knowledge which enabled him to get detailed information of land and sea as far afield as the Spice Islands and China" (Penrose). Linschoten travelled to Goa in 1583 as a clerk of the newly- appointed Portuguese Archbishop of Goa. He made a few trips into Indian, compiling notes on his experiences, gleaned information on sea routes from Portuguese sailors, and collected information from other sources as well. Linschoten left India in 1589, hired as a pepper factor for the Fugger and Welser interests, where he learned about the organization and administration of the spice trade. Returning to Holland in 1592 (after a two-year stay in the Azores), he prepared his notes for the Amsterdam publisher, Claeszoon, in response to interest in the Netherlands and other European countries about commercial possibilities in Asia. As trade in the Far East was dependent on routes via America or Africa, his work eventually encompassed the entire globe, including Spanish and Portuguese activities in America. Linschoten&#39;s practical experience lent authenticity to his work, and it remains one of the most important of all travel books. Linschoten&#39;s Itinerario... and the two other works published in 1595 and 1596 (which should properly be found together, as here) soon was considered the single most significant source regarding the East and West Indies and numerous editions were published in Dutch, Latin, French, German, and English. Klooster describes the work as "a magnificent panorama of pictures and maps of the non-European world. Itinerario contained so much detailed and accurate information about shipping lanes, winds, and currents, that seafarers could use it virtually as a handbook. Many of his maps were in fact copies of the excellent models of the Portuguese cartographer Fernão Vaz Dourado." It was the most comprehensive account of the East and West Indies available at the beginning of the 17th century. As well as including important travel accounts taken from contemporary Portuguese, Dutch, and Spanish sources, it is the first work to include precise sailing instructions for the Indies, and, according to Church (and other authorities), "it was given to each ship sailing from Holland to India." The second section, Reys- gheschrift vande navigatien..., was published in 1595, a year before the Itinerario..., and is bound last in this copy. The text gives detailed sailing directions for the East Indies, as well as for Brazil and the West Indies. The third part (bound second in this copy) gives an account of America on pages 17-82, especially the coastal regions, and includes information on the African coast as well. It is found here in its first state (see Church), and was published in 1596. The maps include van Langren&#39;s maps of the East Indies and South America (including the Caribbean and Florida), and the double-hemispherical world map of Plancius dated 1596 (Shirley 192). The marvellous plates include scenes of Asia, particularly Java, China, and India. Several of the plates depict activities in Goa, including a wonderful panoramic view of the market, while other plates depict Portuguese travellers on land and on sea. Linschoten&#39;s is an important work that served not only as a valuable record, but also as a catalyst for change in the balance of power amongst European trading nations in the east: "the navigator&#39;s vade mecum for the Eastern seas" (Penrose). When Linschoten returned from Goa to his home in the Netherlands, he did so at a time when the people of northern Europe and particularly his countrymen were especially interested in what he had to report concerning the trading activities of the Portuguese in the East. His most important and far-reaching observations concerned the gradual decline of Portuguese power in the East and her ability to protect her trade routes and monopolies. This, together with the trading possibilities he detailed, encouraged a series of Dutch, French, and English fleets to set sail for the Spice Islands, and beyond to China and Japan. Lach says that Linschoten&#39;s description of Goa is "one of the most original and reliable narratives prepared during the sixteenth century on life at the hub of Portugal&#39;s Eastern empire and still is regarded as one of the best sources for Goa&#39;s history at the peak of its glory....The original edition...contains a number of excellent maps, three of which are of great value for the study of Asia. These maps, which are much better and more detailed than earlier printed maps, were clearly derived from the latest and best Portuguese charts of the Eastern oceans and sea coats" - Lach. Parry calls Linschoten&#39;s work "a journal of human adventure and observation, an uplifting story that appeals on many levels." "Fine copies of this work with all the maps and plates are extremely rare" - Church catalogue. A work of tremendous consequence and importance, here in a handsome copy with lovely contemporary hand-coloring. European Americana 596/63 & 596/64: JCB I, pp.343-345: Shirley 192, 182; Sabin 41356; Tiele 84-87; Klooster, Dutch in the Americas, p.8 & Catalogue Item 5; David E. Parry, The Cartography Of The East Indian Islands, p.84-85; Church 252; Howgego L131; Borba De Moraes, pp.486-487; Wagner, Northwest Coast 184; Lach, Asia In The Making Of Europe, Volume 1, pp.198-204 & 482- 489.

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      Carta geografica della penisola di classica ispirazione Mercatoriana, ripresa da quella pubblicata a Duisburg pochi anni prima nel 1589. Le differenze sono nei toponimi in grassetto e con diverso carattere, nel mare realizzato in puntinato e dalla maggiore presenta di elementi decorativi, come i vascelli, che la rendono assai più elegante e raffinata del suo prototipo. Secondo Borri la carta è inserita per la prima volta nel "Le grands Vojages" del De Bry, ipotesi che tuttavia tendiamo ad escludere. L'opera nasce infatti come pubblicazione separata; esemplari sono conosciuti inseriti nella opera di Jean Jacques Boissard (1528-1602) "Romanae Vrbis Topographiae & Antiquitatum, quâ succincte & breviter describuntur omnia quæ tam publice quam privatim videntur anim-adversione digna" edita a Francoforte nel 1626, dove sono presenti anche due piante di Roma sempre del De Bry. Incisione in rame, in perfette condizioni. Ottimo esemplare di questa rara carta. Francoforte Frankfurt Borri pag. 61, 63. 430 340

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