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2017-10-16 12:19:07
ERASME (Didier) ou Desiderius Erasmus, ESTIENNE (Henri)
[Frankfurt am Main], haeredum Andreae Wecheli, Claudij Marnij & Io. Aubrij [Les héritiers d'André Wechel, Claude de Marne et Jean Aubry], 1599. In-folio (325 x 219 mm), demi-toile peinte, plats de papier peint (reliure amateur ancienne), (11) p., 1982 colonnes et (208) p., texte sur 2 colonnes. Bonne édition très complète comportant les épîtres dédicatoires de Johann Jakob Grynaeus à Reinhardus a Syckingen et d'Erasme à Carolus Montjoius ainsi qu'à Gulielmus Montjoius. Index. En fin de volume: 'In adagia Erasmi animadversiones' par Henri Estienne. Grande marque de l'éditeur au titre, bandeaux, lettrines ornées, gravés sur bois. "Publié en 1500 à Paris, l'ouvrage resta un best-seller tout au long du XVIe siècle, jusqu'à sa mise à l'Index par le concile de Trente. Notes de lecture d'Érasme, tirées de l'ensemble de la littérature antique (...), les humanistes ne s'y trompèrent pas en en faisant leur livre de chevet (...). Ils constituent une voie royale d'accès à la littérature gréco-latine. Érasme fut sans doute le meilleur connaisseur et vulgarisateur de cette littérature que l'Europe ait connue (...). En publiant ses 'Adages', Érasme apportait une contribution décisive à l'élaboration de la langue humaniste et à la mise en place de références communes à toute son époque" (cf. J.-C. Saladin, Belles-Lettres, 2010). (Adams, E-446. Bezzel 102. VD 16, E 1951. Vander Haeghen, 'Bibliotheca Erasmiana', I, p. 6). Curieuse reliure amateur ancienne. Le premier feuillet est partiellement débroché. Des auréoles claires, rousseurs, taches d'encre et soulign. Reliure frottée. Petite signa … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Hatchuel [FR]
2017-10-16 12:19:07
ERASME (Didier) ou Desiderius Erasmus, ESTIENNE (Henri)
[Frankfurt am Main], haeredum Andreae Wecheli, Claudij Marnij & Io. Aubrij [Les héritiers d'André Wechel, Claude de Marne et Jean Aubry], 1599. In-folio (325 x 219 mm), demi-toile peinte, plats de papier peint (reliure amateur ancienne), (11) p., 1982 colonnes et (208) p., texte sur 2 colonnes. Bonne édition très complète comportant les épîtres dédicatoires de Johann Jakob Grynaeus à Reinhardus a Syckingen et d'Erasme à Carolus Montjoius ainsi qu'à Gulielmus Montjoius. Index. En fin de volume: 'In adagia Erasmi animadversiones' par Henri Estienne. Grande marque de l'éditeur au titre, bandeaux, lettrines ornées, gravés sur bois. "Publié en 1500 à Paris, l'ouvrage resta un best-seller tout au long du XVIe siècle, jusqu'à sa mise à l'Index par le concile de Trente. Notes de lecture d'Érasme, tirées de l'ensemble de la littérature antique (...), les humanistes ne s'y trompèrent pas en en faisant leur livre de chevet (...). Ils constituent une voie royale d'accès à la littérature gréco-latine. Érasme fut sans doute le meilleur connaisseur et vulgarisateur de cette littérature que l'Europe ait connue (...). En publiant ses 'Adages', Érasme apportait une contribution décisive à l'élaboration de la langue humaniste et à la mise en place de références communes à toute son époque" (cf. J.-C. Saladin, Belles-Lettres, 2010). (Adams, E-446. Bezzel 102. VD 16, E 1951. Vander Haeghen, 'Bibliotheca Erasmiana', I, p. 6). Curieuse reliure amateur ancienne. Le premier feuillet est partiellement débroché. Des auréoles claires, rousseurs, taches d'encre et soulign. Reliure frottée. Petite signa … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie HATCHUEL [PARIS, France]
2017-10-16 12:09:39
NATAN ben Jehiel (i.e. NATHAN ben Jehiel of Rome).
Printer's device, and historiated initials at top of title-page. Double columns. [166] ff. Sm. folio. Old boards (spine and all edges leather- rebacked). In a cloth case. Basel, Konrad Waldkirch, 1599. First Basel edition of this dictionary, entitled "Arukh" of the entire post-biblical literature, and a special dictionary to the Talmud and Midrash. Rabbi Nathan ben Jechiel b. Abraham (c. 1020-1106) was a Jewish Italian, and both a lexicographer and one of the most important Talmudic authorities of the 11th century. He quotes on individual headwords texts from many of today lost writings and leads rabbinic expressions on their supposed original in Greek, Latin, Persian, etc. It attained great popularity especially at the work on Tamudic lexica up to the present. This work was first issued at Venice in 1533, but in fact it is not a word-for-word reprint.- Due to paper quality slightly browned throughout, some small wormtracks in inner margin of last few leaves, otherwise a good copy. - VD 16 N 160; Fürst III, p. 21; Prijs 158; Wininger, JNB, vol. 4, p. 500. JUDAICA
Bookseller: Antiquariat Hellmut Schumann [CH]
2017-10-16 12:08:40
Kober, Tobias.
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
2017-10-16 12:07:19
[LOIRE-ATLANTIQUE] JACQUES D'AUMONT, Chevalier, Baron de [LA SALE, Antoine de] attibué à - attributed to , Seigneur de Dun, le Palteau et Corps, Conseiller du Roy, Gentilhomme Ordinaire de sa Chambre, et Garde de la Prévôté de Paris (PREVÔT) + Louis LECONTE Notaire de la prévôté de Paris au Chatelet
Paris1599un document, de 26 lignes, manuscrit à l'encre brune d'une page sur velin parcheminé, format 39,5 centimètres de large par 20,5 centimètres de haut, ODET DE LA NOUE (et Marie de LAUNOY son épouse) ayant vendu la Chatellenie et Seigneurie de l'Espine-Gaudin et du Loroux Botreau à Messire GABRIEL DE GOULAINE, Ayant la garde Noble de Claude de La Noue leur Fils, requiert et Réclame au Nom du Dict Claude de La Noue avoir la Promesse préférable et d'avant Tous Autres du tout ou partie des dictes Chatellenies..... Signature manuscrite de Louis Leconte, Notaire de la prévôté au Chatelet de Paris, 1599, Parchemin d'époque ..Gabriel de Goulaine, de la Maison de Goulaine, établi en Haute Bretagne au Château de Goulaine près de Nantes. Il fut le plus important noble breton du parti du duc de Mercur lors de la guerre de la Ligue au XVIe siècle........Au Sujet de l'Epine-Gaudin et du Loroux Botreau à François de la Noue ; leur petit-fils Odet de Noue la vendit, en 1594 à Gabriel de Goulaine et celui-ci demande une préférence d'achat pour son Fils si celui-ci est en état de pouvoir l'acheter et si Gabriel de Goulaine veut revendre ses chatellenies?????? (Archives de Loire Inférieure, E 35 et B 1008).....TRES RARE .......en bon état (good condition).bon état
Bookseller: Librairie Guimard [France, Nantes]
2017-10-16 11:59:37
RIBERA, FRANCISCO
Köln, Officina Birckmannica, by Arnold Mylius 1599. (100) 807 p. Contemporary Vellum, Folio (Browned throughout, lacks 2 pages of the prelims. Commentaries on the Minor Prophets by Francisco Ribera, 1514-1591. ).
Bookseller: Antiquariaat De Roo [Netherlands]
2017-10-16 11:57:48
Nicodemus FRISCHLINUS
Première édition posthume. Rare. Absent aux catalogues français, anglais et allemands. Page de titre rouge et noire. Un portrait. Brunet, II, 1400.Plein Vélin rigide d'époque. spine lisse à faux nerfs orné de 4 fleurons à froid. Filets d'encadrement sur les plats.Philipp Nicodemus Frischlin (1547-1590), humaniste, poète et astronome allemand (né à Erzingen) , il assuma diverses charges dont professeur de poétique à Tubingen et recteur de Laibach. Une vie de Frischlinus a été écrite en 1727 par C.H. Lange. En plus d'un ouvrage sur l'astronomie, Frischlin a rédigé de nombreux commentaires sur des auteurs latins, écrit des pièces de théâtre et de poésie. Ses oeuvres ont été régulièrement éditées en Allemagne. Cette édition a été établie et commentée par Martin Aichmann et Ulric Bollingen. Cette histoire des juifs en 12 livres prend pour modèle L'énéide de Virgile également en 12 livres. Frischlin y travailla jusqu'à sa mort et souhaitait que ce soit une oeuvre importante, tant pour les juifs que pour l'auteur lui-même. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! ex officina Jacobinia Argentori (Strasbourg) 1599 in-8 (17,5x11cm) (48) 383pp. relié
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet [France]
2017-10-16 11:55:44
PARUTA (Paolo)
Venetia, Domenico Nicolini, 1599. 2 parties en un fort volume in-4, pleine basane marbrée (dos refait, plats d'origine conservés), (22) f. dont titre, 636 p., (1) f. de colophon et 21 p., (1) p. de colophon, impression en italique, lettrines historiées, bandeaux et culs de lampe, portrait de l'auteur en grande vignette de titre. Edition originale posthume de l’œuvre principale de Paolo Paruta, publiée un an après sa mort, prolongement des recherches entreprises par Machiavel. En théoricien de la raison d’Etat, l'auteur étudie les causes de la grandeur et de la décadence de l’Empire romain qu’il compare à la république vénitienne, pour conclure en faveur de cette dernière. Si les institutions politiques varient inévitablement selon le lieu, les circonstances et les moeurs, la personnalité du souverain et sa « virtù » doivent constituer un exemple absolu pour ses administrés. L’ouvrage est cité comme l’une des sources de Montesquieu. A la suite, sous pagination séparée: un 'Soliloquio', intéressante méditation de l’auteur sur son propre parcours et sa vie passée, sans doute inspirée par Saint Augustin. Homme d’État et historien vénitien, Paolo Paruta fut historiographe de Venise, sénateur, gouverneur de Brescia, ambassadeur et procurateur de Saint-Marc. (Adams, P.363. Brunet, IV, 392. Graesse, V, 144). Quelques petits soulign. anciennes au crayon en marge. Très bon exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Librairie HATCHUEL [PARIS, France]
2017-10-16 11:55:43
ITALY) GUICCIARDINI, Francesco (1482-1540)
London: Third edition, diligently reused ...Richard Field, 1599. The second issuance of the first translation into English.. Folio, [x], 943, [xii]. Bound in later 3/4 calf backed cloth, rubbed and nicked. Two bookplates. Title with woodcut device, several engraved initials and head-or-tailpieces. Contemporary name on title-page: Henry Bradshaw which is some soiled. There is a note on the blank: "From the Marple Library, principally collected by Bernard Bradshaw, and with the autograph of his nephew Henry Bradshaw. Jas Wopley. Some minor soiling but a very good clean copy with substantial margins. "STC 12459, Printing and the Mind of Man (1561 edition) 85. The first complete edition was published in 1567, in Venice. "Guicciardini wrote the first history of Italy within the larger context of the European system of states and thus demonstrated the synchronistic interdependence of political events all over the continent. He was less interested in the facts ... than in their causes and effects... (PMM). Guicciardini's history "remains the most solid monument of the Italian reason in the 16th century, the final triumph of the Florentine school of philosophical Historians which included Machiavelli, Segni.". (J.A.Symonds).
Bookseller: Second Life Books, Inc. [Lanesborough, MA, U.S.A.]
2017-10-16 11:41:18
MACHIAVELLI, Nicolò.
Ex italico latini facti. Ad generosum...D. Ioannem Osmolski de Prauiedniki, Polonum. Mompelgarti, per Iacobum Foilletum, MDXCIX (Montbéliard, Jacques Foillet, 1599). in-8, pp. (8), 631, (17, ultimo f. bianco), bellissima leg. coeva in p. pergamena con unghie, decorazione geometriche e floreali ai piatti e al dorso, impresse a secco. Testatine ed iniziali istoriate nel testo. Seconda edizione (8 anni dopo la prima dello stesso tipografo) della traduzione latina del "Discorso sopra la prima decade di Tito Livio", a cura, come si desume dalle iniziali poste alla fine della prefazione, di Iohannes Nicolaus Stupanus (1542 - 1621). L'opera, nella quale Machiavelli, prendendo spunto da Tito Livio, espone il suo originale pensiero sul modo di conservare gli Stati ed i Principati, apparve per la prima volta nel 1531. La traduzione latina, pubblicata con un titolo completamente distorto, che non menziona neppure Tito Livio, ed in un piccolo paese sul confine franco-tedesco, è dovuta al fatto che Main-8, pp. (8), 631, (17, ultimo f. bianco), bellissima leg. coeva in p. pergamena con unghie, decorazione geometriche e floreali ai piatti e al dorso, impresse a secco. Testatine ed iniziali istoriate nel testo. Seconda edizione (8 anni dopo la prima dello stesso tipografo) della traduzione latina del "Discorso sopra la prima decade di Tito Livio", a cura, come si desume dalle iniziali poste alla fine della prefazione, di Iohannes Nicolaus Stupanus (1542 - 1621). L'opera, nella quale Machiavelli, prendendo spunto da Tito Livio, espone il suo originale pensiero sul modo di conservare gli Sta … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco [IT]
2017-10-16 11:39:50
(Japan, The 26 Martyrs) Froes, Luis
Bologna: Her[itiers] di Gio[vanni] Rossi, 1599. Second edition, first Bologna edition. Woodcut IHS device on title-page, decorative initials and woodcut illustration of crucifix. 119, [1] pp. Collation: A-G^8 H^4. 8vo. Later drab paper over flexible boards. Light toning and foxing to first few leaves, small wormholes at lower margin throughout, a few holes filled in, paper repair at margin of B2, natural flaw to lower corner of H1. In a custom black morocco-backed slipcase and chemise. Second edition, first Bologna edition. Woodcut IHS device on title-page, decorative initials and woodcut illustration of crucifix. 119, [1] pp. Collation: A-G^8 H^4. 8vo. The Twenty-Six Martyrs of Japan. A rare work by the Portuguese Jesuit Luis Froes, addressed to the general of the order Claudio Acquaviva and relating the execution of 26 Christians in Japan on February 5, 1597. The so-called Twenty-Six Martyrs of Japan - six Franciscan missionaries, seventeen Japanese neophytes and three Japanese Jesuits - were crucified in Nagasaki on the orders of Hideyoshi Toyotomi. The bodies were left hanging for months outside the busy harbor to serve as a warning to other converts and missionaries. The grim spectacle became a common motif in Japanese textiles during the following decade. Persecution of Catholics resumed again in 1613 and culminated in 1640 with the destruction of the mission. The 26 Martyrs were canonized in 1862 and a museum and monument to the martyrs was erected in Nagasaki in 1962. Froes (1548-1597) arrived in Kyoto in 1565 following a decade spent in Goa and South East Asia. … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [U.S.A.]
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2017-10-16 11:39:20
POMODORO, Giovanni.
Rome: Apresso Stefano de Paulini, 1599. First edition. Hardcover. First edition, first issue, of this finely illustrated manual of Euclidean geometry and its practical applications for surveyors, architects and others, unusual for being printed in folio, and a rather large folio for the period. The first plate illustrates surveying and measuring instruments; this is followed by a series of plates with Euclidean geometrical diagrams, and then by attractive plates of surveying and measuring problems, including architectural plans and elevations of buildings and streets. Many of the surveying scenes include figures in gentlemanly or military costumes or nude. The first 44 plates were designed by Pomodoro, but he died before the work was complete and the text was provided by Giovanni Scala (1547-1600), who also supplied a further seven plates. The fame of Pomodoro's treatise is attested by the fact that, just one year after its publication, it was cited by the architect Giorgio Vasari the Younger (1562-1625) (the nephew of the art historian of the same name) in his manuscript <i>Raccolto … di varii instrumenti per misurare con la vista</i>: six of the 76 folios of the manuscript refer to Pomodoro, and Vasari traced illustrations from Tavolas I and XLI-XLIV (Brusaporci, p. 216). This is a very rare book: OCLC lists 5 copies in US (Burndy, Cornell, Harvard, Iowa State, Michigan); COPAC lists BL and Wellcome only; ABPC/RBH record only one copy sold at auction since the Honeyman sale (Christie's, 6 June 2001, lot 384, £4230, modern binding). The treatise begins with the descri … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: SOPHIA RARE BOOKS [Denmark]
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2017-10-16 11:35:45
Schneidewein, Johann; Thoming, Jakob; Wesenbeck
Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB [Clark, NJ, U.S.A.]
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2017-10-16 11:35:45
Schneidewein, Johann; Thoming, Jakob; Wesenbeck
Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB [Clark, NJ, U.S.A.]
2017-10-16 11:33:35
METEREN, Emanuel van.
First Latin edition, with Frans Hogenberg's original early map of the Low Countries and a very rare additional portrait of Van Meteren by Hendrik Hondius the Elder, dated 1599. Van Meteren's History first appeared in a 1593 German translation by the same publisher, based on an unauthorized Dutch text. The Latin translation of the German was updated with events up to 1598 without Van Meteren's knowledge. Mylius's Cologne editions include Hogenberg's original map, engraved ca. 1587. The first authorized edition, in the original Dutch, appeared in 1599 in Delft, and includes a copy of Hogenberg's map. Van Meteren's work was the first history of the Netherlands to treat the revolt against the Spanish up to the foundation of the Dutch Republic but was banned by the States-General, though the ban was lifted six months later. With the bookplate of Boies Penrose and the names of J. Hoare and Thomas Smith on first fly-leaf and title-page. Bottom of spine damaged; some old annotations in the margins; some stains. Good copy.
Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830) [t Goy Houten, Netherlands]
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2017-10-16 11:30:45
JOHANNES SADELER I
Bookseller: libreria antiquaria perini Sas di Perini [Verona, VR, Italy]
2017-10-16 11:12:35
Giacomo Alberici - de Albericis
Bookseller: Libreria Antonio Pettini [ROMA, RM, Italy]
2017-10-16 11:12:35
Giacomo Alberici - de Albericis
Bookseller: Libreria Antonio Pettini [ROMA, RM, Italy]
2017-10-16 11:12:34
REISCH Gregorio
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco [Torino, Italy]
2017-10-16 11:12:34
REISCH Gregorio
Somascho, 1599. in-4, pp. (24), 1138, leg. m. pelle post. Front. a stampa rossa e nera con piccola marca tipogr., iniz. ornate, car. corsivo. Con una tav. doppia f.t. (teoria musicale), numerose belle fig. silogr. a mezza e piena pag. n.t. (particolarmente interessanti quelle relative all'astronomia, all'architettura, all'astrolabio e quella a pag. 410 con l'emisfero dell'America: «Mundus Novus»); innumerevoli piccole fig. schematiche qua e là. Prima traduzione italiana curata da G.P. Gallucci (nello stesso anno il Barezzi ristampò l'opera, lasciandovi la stessa dedica e la stessa composizione tipogr., mutando solo il foglio di titolo). La vasta dottissima opera è una sorta di enciclopedia che compendia tutte le conoscenze dell'epoca, di fondamentale importanza nell'evoluzione e nella divulgazione della scienza e del pensiero umano. Ai 12 libri (dedicati alle 12 scienze canoniche: grammatica, dialettica, aritmetica, musica, geometria, astronomia, etc.) si aggiungono qui (da pag. 793 alla fine) 25 nuovi brevi, ma interessanti trattati d'argomento per lo più scientifico. Questa autorevole traduzione del Gallucci rese finalmente comprensibile ad una grande parte degli italiani quest'opera enciclopedica che ebbe grande diffusione nella sua versione latina. (Un segno di tarlo marginale sui primi e ultimi fogli; qualche raro foglio leggermente brunito, ma ottimo esemplare). Gli esemplari completi ed in buone condizioni, di quest'opera, sono rari, a causa dell'uso pratico a cui erano destinati. (Smith).
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco [IT]
2017-10-16 11:12:34
Tuccaro, Arcangelo
Bookseller: Libreria Brighenti [Bologna, BO, Italy]
2017-10-16 11:12:31
NAZARI Gio. Battista
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco [Torino, Italy]
2017-10-16 11:12:27
Nazari, Giovanni Battista.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber [Heilbronn, Germany]
2017-10-14 09:46:54
Gabelkover, Oswald, 1539-1616. Translator: A. M., fl. 1599. Dolendo, Bartolomeus Willemsz, engraver.
Imprinted at Dorte by Isaack Caen, 1599. First edition in English. Folio, leaf size 278x186mm. In contemporary vellum binding, darkened with age, with a little loss of surface in top foredge corner of back board, extremities bumped; two small marks on foredge of both boards where ties once were. Rebacked and recornered at some time, with end-papers renewed. [44], 393, [3] pages; signatures: [Pi]2, [dagger]6, [2dagger]6, [3dagger]8, A-Z6, Aa-Kk6. Leaves Kk2 and Kk5 supplied in sympathetic facsimile from the copy in the British Library. Ownership inscription: 'Arthur S. Radford | 9.1.99' on front free end-paper. Cuttings of two earlier ownership inscriptions pasted onto first blank, possibly salvaged from leaves replaced at the time of the reback: 'Ms Ann Hall hur Boock | the Gueft of my Ant Hall | Esex' and, below: 'Alice Whitton | Her book'. Some browning to title-page which has an engraved border signed: B Dolendo fecit, comprising a royal crest at head supported by winged figures, with a harbour scene, entitled Dordrecht, at the foot. Indistinct - and partially trimmed - inscription at the head of the title-page: 'To E M geve this: ex dono R G 1614: Marryed[?]'; further inscription 'Robert Cholmondeley' around the first lines of the title. [One Robert Cholmondeley, 1584-1659, was an English Royalist and supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War. He was created a Baronet in 1611 and High Sheriff of Cheshire in 1620; he served as MP for Cheshire in 1625. In 1628 he was created Viscount Cholmondeley of Kells (Ireland) and Baron Cholmondeley of Wich Malbank (Nantwic … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Collectable Books [GB]
2017-10-12 08:32:27
Johann Feyerabends, Frankfort am Main, 1599. Small quarto. (iv), (148)ff. First and only edition. Brunet calls this compilation of 293 wood engravings "rare et fort curieux." Amman, whose career flourished after his move to Nuremburg in 1561, succeeded Virgil Solis as artist for the printer Carl Sigmund Feyerabends. Originally intended for instructional use, this book, whose images include costumes, potentates, and emblematic devices, is rarely encountered complete. This is only the second complete copy to appear on the market in over twenty years. Bound in full straight-grain blue morocco, with gilt and blind borders. On both panels is an armorial device featuring a winged griffin beneath a pair of crowns. The armorial device belonged to George Spencer-Churchill, 5th Duke of Marlborough and Marquess of Blandford, and great-great-grandfather of Winston Churchill. In order to pay off the debts amassed because of unchecked spending, R.H. Evans sold the contents of Spencer-Churchill's White Knights Library in 1819 and 1820. This volume was sold on June 7th, 1819 for one pound and nineteen shillings. Sometime later, it was owned by Henry Huth-his leather booklabel is on the front paste-down. A member of the Philobiblion and Roxburghe Clubs, Huth assembled a collection rich in diversity. He chose only exemplary copies, as he felt that imperfect books were "the lepers of a library." Carefully washed, leaves show only minor soiling and spotting, and the binding exhibits only the slightest shelfwear. A.e.g. Overall, a fine copy of a truly rare book with a fine provenance. (Brunet I … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA [Boston, MA, U.S.A.]
2017-10-09 20:23:00
VAN DER BURCH (Lambert)
[Leyde], Plantin, 1599, petit in-4, veau fauve moucheté, dos lisse orné de fleurons, grecques et urnes dorés, pièce de titre rouge, roulette dorée encadrant les plats, tranches vertes [Reliure de la fin du XVIIIe siècle]. 10 ff.n.ch. (titre avec vignette de Plantin et armes de Savoie au verso, dédicace à Charles-Emmanuel Ier, au lecteur, lettres et poésies liminaires avec armes de l'auteur), 255 pp., 4 pp.n.ch. (liste des ducs, errata), nombreux blasons gravés dans le texte et 4 tableaux généalogiques hors texte à double page. Saffroy III, 50 103. Adams 3290. Willems 411. Édition originale très peu commune de ce traité sur la famille royale de Savoie. La biographie de chaque membre de la maison de Savoie est précédée de ses armoiries. Quelques notations manuscrites anciennes dans les marges. Précieux exemplaire de la bibliothèque du Premier Consul à la Malmaison, portant le chiffre doré PB. Ces reliures en veau granité furent établies dans l'atelier de Charles-Pierre Bizouard, relieur attitré de Joséphine avant l'Empire. Une inscription manuscrite ancienne en début de volume signale : "Cet exemplaire, qui provient de la bibliothèque particulière de Napoléon Bonaparte, a été acheté à la vente faite par le libraire Mongie, à Paris, le 30 déc. 1823". Composée d'environ 4500 livres sur tous les sujets, la bibliothèque de la Malmaison avait été aménagée en 1800 par Percier et Fontaine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE CHAMONAL [Paris, France]
2017-10-07 20:24:17
HULSIUS, LEVINUS. RALEIGH, W.
Nürnberg, impensis Levini Hulsii, 1599 [=Frankfurt am Main, Erasmo Kempffer, 1612]. 4to. [v], 17, [1] pp. With 2 (of 6) plates. New (old style) vellum. LACKING map. Original titlepage lacking, titlepage of first edition laid in. (sl.used/ stained) ¶ Fourth edition of Hulsius - Schiffahrten V; Plates of: Natives of the region of the Gulf of Paria 'Mare del Nort'; Walled city of Manoa on the banks of 'Lacus Salsus Parime', 'Manoa odel Dorado'. ¶ Sabin 33658; Church II.278: Abridgement of Sir WALTER RALEIGH's account of the rich kingdom of Guinea, which he visited in 1595, and which was first published at London (1596). Fourth edition. ¶ "Hume has attacked Raleighs account of Guiana [..] He accuses him [Raleigh] of "having published an account of the country, on his return from his expedition up the Orinoco, full of the grossest and most palpable lies that were ever attempted to be imposed on the credulity of mankind." [..] Raleigh [however] takes the utmost pains to state what he saw with his own eyes, what he was told by the Spaniards, or by the natives of the country, and what he inferred of the great riches of Guiana, from their accounts compared with his own observations." (A. Asher, Bibliographical essay on the collection of voyages and travels edited and published by Levinus Hulsius and his successors, at Nuremberg and Francfort from anno 1598 to 1660. p. 39-41)
Bookseller: Antiquariaat Brinkman [Netherlands]
2017-10-05 10:49:29
Guicciardini (Guicciardin), Francesco (1482-1540) (translated By Geoffrey Fenton)
London: Richard Field (1594), 1599. Second English Edition . Quarter Calf. Good +. 943, {X]. Quarter Calf. Second English Language Edition. Folio. Quarter Calf Over Marbled Boards. Pages 10 3/4" Tall, All Three Edges Watered. Leather Is Quite Worn, Joints Cracked, Frayed At Corners With Small Losses, Paper Covering The Boards Is Partly Worn Away At Edges. Lacks Initial Blank. Contemporary Gilt And Embossed Compartmented Spine. Signs Of Removed Bookplate On Front Pastedown. Hinges Cracked But Firm. Title Page, With Complex "Anchora Spei" Ornamental Engraving, Missing Lower Right Corner, About One Square Inch Total, With No Loss Of Text Or Ornament. Text Divided Into Twenty Books, With Woodcut Ornaments And Initials For Each; Unpaginated Ten Page Table (Index) At End. Dedication To Queen Elizabeth I By Fenton. Small Waterstains Showing Irregularly At Bottom Of Some Pages, Well Below Text Block. First Page Missing Lower Corner Adjacent To Spine, With No Loss Of Text. Light 1/2" Ink Smear P. 8 With No Loss Of Text. Page 49 Mis-Numbered 53, Otherwise Correct. Page 57/58 With Two Inch Tear At Bottom, Extending 1/2" Into Text Block, With No Loss Of Text. Small Chip To Side Of Text Block On P. 135/136, Not Affecting Text. Page 161 Mis-Numbered 155, Otherwise Correct. One-Eighth-Inch Hole Through P. 209/210, Affecting One Letter. A Few Letters Near Bottom Of P. 212 Apparently Once Obliterated Or Misprinted, Carefully Restored In Ink. About One And A Half Square Inches Of Lower Left Corner Of P. 235 Missing, With No Loss Of Text Block But Loss Of Most Of Gloss Note At Bottom Of P. … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books [U.S.A.]
2017-10-05 10:49:29
Guicciardini (Guicciardin), Francesco (1482-1540) (translated By Geoffrey Fenton)
London: Richard Field (1594), 1599. Second English Edition . Quarter Calf. Good +. 943, {X]. Quarter Calf. Second English Language Edition. Folio. Quarter Calf Over Marbled Boards. Pages 10 3/4" Tall, All Three Edges Watered. Leather Is Quite Worn, Joints Cracked, Frayed At Corners With Small Losses, Paper Covering The Boards Is Partly Worn Away At Edges. Lacks Initial Blank. Contemporary Gilt And Embossed Compartmented Spine. Signs Of Removed Bookplate On Front Pastedown. Hinges Cracked But Firm. Title Page, With Complex "Anchora Spei" Ornamental Engraving, Missing Lower Right Corner, About One Square Inch Total, With No Loss Of Text Or Ornament. Text Divided Into Twenty Books, With Woodcut Ornaments And Initials For Each; Unpaginated Ten Page Table (Index) At End. Dedication To Queen Elizabeth I By Fenton. Small Waterstains Showing Irregularly At Bottom Of Some Pages, Well Below Text Block. First Page Missing Lower Corner Adjacent To Spine, With No Loss Of Text. Light 1/2" Ink Smear P. 8 With No Loss Of Text. Page 49 Mis-Numbered 53, Otherwise Correct. Page 57/58 With Two Inch Tear At Bottom, Extending 1/2" Into Text Block, With No Loss Of Text. Small Chip To Side Of Text Block On P. 135/136, Not Affecting Text. Page 161 Mis-Numbered 155, Otherwise Correct. One-Eighth-Inch Hole Through P. 209/210, Affecting One Letter. A Few Letters Near Bottom Of P. 212 Apparently Once Obliterated Or Misprinted, Carefully Restored In Ink. About One And A Half Square Inches Of Lower Left Corner Of P. 235 Missing, With No Loss Of Text Block But Loss Of Most Of Gloss Note At Bottom Of P. 23 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books
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2017-10-04 04:26:11
NAZARI Gio. Battista
Nel primo dei quali si tratta della falsa tramutazione sofistica: Nel secondo della utile tramutazione detta reale usuale: Nel terzo della divina tramutazione detta reale Filosofica. Aggiuntovi di nuovo la Concordanza de Filosofi, & loro Prattica; nella quale, si vede i gradi, & termini di esso divino magistero, & della verissima compositione della Filosofia Naturale, con la quale ogni cosa diminuta si riduce al vero Solificio, & Lunificio. Brescia, Pietro Maria Marchetti, 1599. in-4, pp. (16), 231, (1), legatura coeva in pergamena. Terza edizione, aumentata della ''Concordanza de Filosofi'' (opuscoli in genere attribuiti ad Arnaldo di Villanova come il Rosario de' Filosofi, il Novo Lume e il Magisterio et Allegrezza all'inclito Re d'Aragona), di questo libro alchemico di grande interesse. L'opera contiene alcune delle pi? curiose immagini della iconografia magica e alchimistica. I ''sogni'' del Nazari raccontano il passaggio di un neofita attraverso il regno della falsa alchimia sofistica e quello dell'utile alchimia quotidiana per prepararsi a un pi? alto livello di alchimia divina, detta reale filosofia, che riguarda soprattutto la rigenerazione spirituale dei suoi praticanti. Xilografie altamente suggestive illustrano paesaggi misteriosi, fenomeni straordinari e mostri allegorici che l'adepto incontra nel suo viaggio onirico. Esse costituiscono un complemento simbolico del testo, un codice alle procedure segrete messe in atto dal ''sognatore'' alla ricerca della pietra filosofale. Le pp. 135-144 comprendono un elenco di oltre 400 autori ed opere consultate, importante c … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco [Torino, Italy]
2017-10-02 08:03:03
Scaligeri, Camillo [pseud. of Adriano Banchieri].
Barezzo Barezzi, 1599. Satiric tribute to the noble donkey, inspired by the "famosa, et eccelsa . . . Signora Torre delli Asinelli" and written by a true Renaissance man who for this work presented himself as King Attabalippa, a fancifully mythic European conception of Atahualpa, last emperor of the Incas. Banchieri, a Benedictine monk, was a notable composer, organist, and music theorist as well as a poet and playwright -- and => the copper-engraved title-page of this edition features portions of a six-part canon to be sung by King Donkey and five other animals. In addition, the descriptions of the dog, the horse, the lion, the monkey, and the elephant in the first part of the work are illustrated with in-text woodcuts, and the second part opens with => a woodcut of the animals processing with pomp, circumstance, and a snare drum. This is an early edition, following the first of 1592. As is generally reported of other copies, not to mention strongly suggested by various bibliographies, La Nobile & Honorata Compagnia delli Briganti dalla Bastina is not present here despite its mention on the title-page. Provenance: Front pastedown with armorial bookplate of Edward Davies Davenport (1778-1847, "Time deum et honora regem"). Most recently the library of American collector Albert A. Howard, small booklabel ("AHA") at rear.
Bookseller: PRB&M/SessaBks (Philadelphia Rare Books & MSS Co.) [U.S.A.]
2017-09-28 19:19:35
Caesarius von Heisterbach.
Köln, Birckmann für Arnold Mylius, 1599. (32), 902 (recte: 892), (40) SS. Pergamentband der Zeit auf 3 durchzogenen Bünden. Schließbänder fehlen. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. 8vo. "Geistliche Anekdotensammlung, reich an anmutigen und für die deutsche Sagen- und Kulturgeschichte unschätzbaren Zügen" (ADB III, 682). "The 'Dialogue of Miracles' of Caesarius, 13th century Cistercian monk of Heisterbach, a dialogue between monk and novice on Catholic belief and monastic discipline, illustrated by hundreds of anecdotes and stories drawn from every rank of life, one of the richest and most popular collections of 'Exempla'" (Salloch, cat. 251). - Fliegende Vorsätze fehlen, Spiegel mit montierem Kupfer (Sel. Johannes Columbinus, Stifter des Ordens der Jesuaten). Am Innendeckel und Titel Besitzvermerke und Stempelungen: Serviten der Bonner Kreuzbergkirche (1647); Clemens Frhr. v. Heereman v. Zuydwyck (Politiker, 1843-1903), Adolf Risse (Nienberger Heimatforscher, 1919-79). Etwas gebräunt und braunfleckig. - VD 16, C 93. Adams C 93. Rosenthal 1586. Vgl. STC 172 (Ausg. 1591).
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
2017-09-27 06:15:48
Scaligeri, Camillo [pseud. of Adriano Banchieri].
Venetia: Barezzo Barezzi, 1599. 4to (19.7 cm, 7.75"). [4], 44, [3 (index)] ff.; illus. Satiric tribute to the noble donkey, inspired by the "famosa, et eccelsa . . . Signora Torre delli Asinelli" and written by a true Renaissance man who for this work presented himself as King Attabalippa, a fancifully mythic European conception of Atahualpa, last emperor of the Incas. Banchieri, a Benedictine monk, was a notable composer, organist, and music theorist as well as a poet and playwright — and => the copper-engraved title-page of this edition features portions of a six-part canon to be sung by King Donkey and five other animals. In addition, the descriptions of the dog, the horse, the lion, the monkey, and the elephant in the first part of the work are illustrated with in-text woodcuts, and the second part opens with => a woodcut of the animals processing with pomp, circumstance, and a snare drum.    This is an early edition, following the first of 1592. As is generally reported of other copies, not to mention strongly suggested by various bibliographies, La Nobile & Honorata Compagnia delli Briganti dalla Bastina is not present here despite its mention on the title-page.    Provenance: Front pastedown with armorial bookplate of Edward Davies Davenport (1778–1847, "Time deum et honora regem"). Most recently the library of American collector Albert A. Howard, small booklabel ("AHA") at rear.         Adams B142; Brunet, I, 540; Edit16 CNCE 4067; Index Aurel. 112.139. Contemporary vellum, spine with gilt-stamped title-label; binding slightly sprung with vellum lightly dust-soiled, … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co
2017-09-24 15:33:03
Dousa, Georgius.
[Leyden]: Ex officina Plantiniana, apvd Christophorvm Raphelengivm, Academiae Lugduno-Batauae typographum, 1599. 8vo (16.8 cm; 6.625"). 141, [1] pp. Lacks final blank. Plantin Press publication of Dutch Greek and Latin scholar George van der Does' travel descriptions of his visit to Constantinople, addressed to his father the poet and philologist Janus Dousa, along with some Greek inscriptions and letters from the journey. The text contains passages in roman, italic, Greek, and Arabic type with a few printed marginal notes and illustrated initials; also featured are some rough facsimiles of the "Inscriptiones Antiquae" framed in rules.    The Arabic type, described as "the foundation stone for a revolution in Arabic scholarship," was designed by Franciscus Raphelengius and Josephus Justus Scaliger after the two began studying Arabic together, and was first used in 1595.    Binding: Late 18th- or early 19th-century sponge-dappled calf, spine gilt extra with one olive and one burgundy leather label; all edges speckled blue and brown.    Evidence of Readership: Most of the text contains underlined phrases and names in an early ink, suggesting a close reading.    Provenance: Most recently in the collection of Albert A. Howard (sans indicia).         Adams D865; Index Aurel. 155.617. On the Arabic type, see: University Library Leiden, Arabic type specimen (pp. ix–xi). Bound as above, rubbed at corners and spine; pinhole worming to spine and track-type worming to covers from the inside, affecting pastedowns, endpapers, and, less severely, first and last leaves. Pencilling, eviden … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co
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2017-09-24 15:33:03
Dousa, Georgius.
[Leyden]: Ex officina Plantiniana, apvd Christophorvm Raphelengivm, Academiae Lugduno-Batauae typographum, 1599. 8vo (16.8 cm; 6.625"). 141, [1] pp. Lacks final blank. Plantin Press publication of Dutch Greek and Latin scholar George van der Does' travel descriptions of his visit to Constantinople, addressed to his father the poet and philologist Janus Dousa, along with some Greek inscriptions and letters from the journey. The text contains passages in roman, italic, Greek, and Arabic type with a few printed marginal notes and illustrated initials; also featured are some rough facsimiles of the "Inscriptiones Antiquae" framed in rules.    The Arabic type, described as "the foundation stone for a revolution in Arabic scholarship," was designed by Franciscus Raphelengius and Josephus Justus Scaliger after the two began studying Arabic together, and was first used in 1595.    Binding: Late 18th- or early 19th-century sponge-dappled calf, spine gilt extra with one olive and one burgundy leather label; all edges speckled blue and brown.    Evidence of Readership: Most of the text contains underlined phrases and names in an early ink, suggesting a close reading.    Provenance: Most recently in the collection of Albert A. Howard (sans indicia).         Adams D865; Index Aurel. 155.617. On the Arabic type, see: University Library Leiden, Arabic type specimen (pp. ix–xi). Bound as above, rubbed at corners and spine; pinhole worming to spine and track-type worming to covers from the inside, affecting pastedowns, endpapers, and, less severely, first and last leaves. Pencilling, eviden … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co
2017-09-20 01:29:41
Opsopoeus, Johannes, ed.
No publisher/printer [Compagnie de la Grand' Navire], 1599. Fame? Misfortune? Wealth? Life? Death? The Sibylline Oracles knew all, but understanding their pronouncements was not always easy. The efforts of scholar Onofrio Panvinio (1529-68), translator Sebastien Castellion (1515-63), and editor Johannes Opsopäus (1556-96) are brought together here and are supplemented by => twelve finely engraved portraits of "the oracles" by Karel van Mallery (1571-ca. 1635). The pronouncements are here in the original Greek, with Latin translation (including sidenotes) on the facing page. These are enhanced by Panvinio's study of the Oracles, extensive elogia (testimonies by the ancient authors Plato, Ovid, Aristoteles . . . ), and Mallery's engravings of the sibyls, all preceding the actual printing of the prophecies with notes and supplemental material by Opsopäus. The volume begins with a most handsome emblematic engraved title-page signed by Mallery involving a ship at sea against a sky labeled "Lutetia" (for Paris) surmounting an elaborate architectural frame containing the title and incorporating elegant symbolic ladies and more, followed on the next leaves by a dedication to the esteemed French collector Jacques-Auguste de Thou (Thuanus, 1553-1617). Beautiful floriated woodcut initials, factotum initials, head- and tailpieces decorate the text, which is an => exquisite example of printing, using Claude Garamont's grecs du roi. It seems that there were related texts printed at the same time that are sometimes found bound with this in a variety of combinations, but not uni … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co., LLC (PRB&M) [U.S.A.]
2017-09-16 17:15:02
Bound volume of 87 neatly mounted Renaissance woodcuts, reportedly from the 1599, Antwerp edition of the Bible, assembled by "G.D." in Douai, 1836, with his manuscript introduction.
Bookseller: Ian Marr Rare Books
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2017-09-13 16:54:40
Luther, Martin
Steinmann, Jena 1599 - [xvi] 561 fol (= 1122p), title in red and black, Verbum Dei Manet in AEternum abbreviation on title, woodcut with Luther in front of the Cross on title, followed by frontispiece with three heraldically presented gentlemen and poem ("Des Luthers Buecher gross und klein "), title page shows marginal deletion of stamp or name in nasty black ink, bound in contemporary full vellum over wooden boards, one old clasps with nice brass work present and (probably) working, cover elaborately blindstamped, centrally an armorial element, cover dated 1593 [sic] and lettered I F S to front, "Wer mich erkennt vor dieser welt/ den will ich bekennen vor meinem Vater", binding work includes decorative series of small heads (with various hats), 5 bands on spine, text clean but paper browning in many sections, minor wear and discolouration to cover, last page with corrections in small print, date transcribed from colophon, a well preserved copy of the first collected edition of Luthers writings, this is the first volume in the fifth printing, some ancient marginal marks and underlinings. Luther in his own German, just how it must be [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Plurabelle Books Ltd [United Kingdom]
2017-09-11 11:20:32
Doge e Govern. Republ. Genova Segretario Giovanni Costa
(Autografo) Lettera Doge e Governatore Repubblica di Genova a mezzo suo Segretario Giovanni Costa. Genova, 19/10/ 1599. In-4°, 4 pp., 17 righe di testo con data e firma del suo Segr. Giovanni Costa. Al verso è presente l' indirizzo per l' invio e timbro in ceralacca. In ottimo stato di conservazione. COSTA, Giovanni Andrea. - Figlio di Giovanni Giacomo, nacque a Genova verso la metà del sec. XVI; intrapresa la carriera di notaio, si iscrisse nel 1577 alla matricola dell'arte. Coloro che aspiravano all'ammissione al Collegio dovevano essere cittadini genovesi, aver fatto pratica per quattro anni presso un notaio già iscritto e aver raggiunto i ventidue anni; essi dovevano, inoltre, superare un esame per poter aspirare ad una delle dodici "vacature" che, dopo un anno (e, comunque, non prima dei venticinque anni), permettevano di ottenere l'ingresso nel Collegio, previo il superamento di altri due esami. Il C. collaborò, come notaio, con l'ufficio di Corsica nel 1577 e 1578, dopodiché fu nominato cancelliere di Aiaccio, affiancando Cristoforo De Fornari, commissario intorno alle fabbriche di torri in Corsica. Nel 1581 assistette Pietro Battista Cattaneo, governatore dell'isola, risiedendo a Bastia e documentando l'opera di pacificazione svolta da questi per placare le violente rivalità tra le famiglie corse. A Bastia rimase sino al maggio 1582, quando tornò a Genova, proseguendo la sua attività presso la scribania del notaio Giovanni Agostino Morinelli e poi presso quella del notaio Abraham Ripanigra. Nel novembre 1583divenne nuovamente cancelliere di Aiaccio con il commissari … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Brighenti libri esauriti e rari
2017-09-06 11:58:14
Gabelkover, Oswald, 1539-1616. Translator: A. M., fl. 1599. Dolendo, Bartolomeus Willemsz, engraver.
Imprinted at Dorte by Isaack Caen., , 1599 - RETIREMENT SALE. Price halved from £10,000.00 on 12/08/2018. First edition in English. Folio, leaf size 278x186mm. In contemporary vellum binding, darkened with age, with a little loss of surface in top foredge corner of back board, extremities bumped; two small marks on foredge of both boards where ties once were. Rebacked and recornered at some time, with end-papers renewed. [44], 393, [3] pages; signatures: [Pi]2, [dagger]6, [2dagger]6, [3dagger]8, A-Z6, Aa-Kk6. Leaves Kk2 and Kk5 supplied in sympathetic facsimile from the copy in the British Library. Ownership inscription: ‘Arthur S. Radford | 9.1.99’ on front free end-paper. Cuttings of two earlier ownership inscriptions pasted onto first blank, possibly salvaged from leaves replaced at the time of the reback: ‘Ms Ann Hall hur Boock | the Gueft of my Ant Hall | Esex’ and, below: ‘Alice Whitton | Her book’. Some browning to title-page which has an engraved border signed: B Dolendo fecit, comprising a royal crest at head supported by winged figures, with a harbour scene, entitled Dordrecht, at the foot. Indistinct - and partially trimmed - inscription at the head of the title-page: ‘To E M geve this: ex dono R G 1614: Marryed[?]’; further inscription ‘Robert Cholmondeley’ around the first lines of the title. [One Robert Cholmondeley, 1584-1659, was an English Royalist and supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War. He was created a Baronet in 1611 and High Sheriff of Cheshire in 1620; he served as MP for Cheshire in 16 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Collectable Books [United Kingdom]
2017-09-05 18:05:54
Ruggiero Tritonio, Roberto Titti
Bononiae: apud haeredes Ioannis Rossij, 1599. Petit in-8 relié, (8)-85pp. Un tampon en page de titre. Reliure d'époque. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: PRISCA [Paris, ., France]
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