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        Institutionum oratoriarum libri XII.

      Robert Estienne 1542 - woodcut printer's device on title, title-page a little soiled, text crossed out in a few places, pp. 551 (i.e. 651), 4to, contemporary vellum with overlapping fore-edges, traces of ties, lower overlap gnawed away, 18th-century ownership inscription on title, blind stamp at foot of title of Mark Pattison (1813–1884), Rector of Lincoln College, Oxford. 'Edition estimable' says Renouard, while acknowledging that it is only a reprint of the Colines edtion. Acquired from Rosenthal in 1946 for 4 guineas. (Adams 64; Renouard p. 53)

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        Vista de Nurnberg

      Braun & Hogenberg, Alemania - GEORGIUS HOEFNAGEL (1542-ca. 1600) Vista de Nuremberg. Estampa iluminada que pertenece al libro Civitatis Orbis Terrarum, editado por Braun & Hogenberg en Colonia el 1572 y que recogía descripciones y vistas de los paisajes de muchas ciudades europeas. Buen estado de conservación. Iluminación de origen. Siglo: XVI.Aguafuerte y buril iluminado. Papel verjurado. Grabador: Hoefnagel, Georgious. Dibujante: Hoefnagel, Georgious. 1572. Altura papelt: 413. Anchura papel: 536. Altura plancha:308. Anchura plancha: 490

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        Thukydides : Meta Scholion Palaion, Kai Pany Ophelimon, choris hon ho syngrapheus poly aneucheres esti = Thucydides cum scholiis et antiquis et utilibus sine quibus autor intellectu multum est difficilis. Accessit praeterea diligentia Ioachimi Camerarij, in castigando tum textu, tum commentarijs unà cum annotationibus eius. Stephanus Schirotius Pannonius lectori.

      [12] Bl., 225, [1] S., [1] Bl., 177 [i.e. 128] S., [2] Bl. mit Holzschnittdruckermarke auf dem letzten Blatt. Folio. Blindgeprägter Schweinslederband der Zeit mit eingestanzter Jahreszahl 1542 und dem Buchstaben M, das Mittelfeld mit Blüten- und Rankwerk von 2 Rahmen umgeben, deren innerer die Porträtstempel von Herkules, römischen Kaisern zeigt. VD16 T 1114 Graesse VII, 148 Ebert 22923 Schweiger I, 325 "Die Scholien sind von Camerius verbessert..." (Ebert. ebd.). Gesuchte Herwagen Thukydides-Ausgabe in wohlerhaltenem Einband der Zeit, mit sehr zahlreichen Holzschnittinitialen und der großen Herwagen Druckermarke.

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        Vista de Strudl y Werbl. Catarata del Danubio

      Alemania - GEORGIUS HOEFNAGEL (1542- ca. 1600) Estampa que pertenece al libro Civitatis Orbis Terrarum, editado por Braun & Hogenberg en Colonia el 1572 y que recogía descripciones y vistas de los paisajes de muchas ciudades europeas. La estampa, dividida en dos registros horizontales, muestra el aspecto del río Danubio a lo largo de su largo recorrido centroeuropeo, con sus meandros y cataratas, pasando por poblaciones austríacas de Strudl y Werbl. En el centro una cartela con indicaciones: Incidit in Scyllam Cupiens Vitare Charybdim. Cataracta Danuvii vulgo Strudl et Werbl. Buen estado de conservación. Iluminación antigua. Ligeras manchas de humedad en el margen izquierdo y alguna pequeña rotura de papel. Siglo: XVI.Aguafuerte y buril iluminado. Papel verjurado. Grabador: Hoefnagel, Georgious. Dibujante: Hoefnagel, Georgious. 1572. Altura papelt: 445. Anchura papel: 523. Altura plancha:360. Anchura plancha: 474

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        Iustino historico clarissimo nelle historie di Trogo Pompeo. Nuovamente in lingua toscana tradotto, & con somma diligentia & cura stampato

      per Bernardino de Bindoni, In Vinegia 1542 - In 8°, 16 cm, rilegatura settecentesca in piena pergamena, titolo in oro su tassello al dorso, c. 160. Frontespizio decorato con ritratti in forma di medaglia, alcune belle iniziali animate e decorate. Timbretto privato di un 1 di diametro al frontespizio, qualche brunitura, qualità della carta, strappo tipografico a una carta lontano dal testo, leggero alone a 7 carte lontano dal testo. Complessivamente buon esemplare [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sicut Foenum Dies Elus Sicut Flos Agri Sic Efflorebit

      Alemania - GEORG HOEFNAGEL (1542 - ca. 1600) (dibujo); JACOB HOEFNAGEL (1575 - ca. 1630) (grabado) Frontispicio de la Cuarta parte del libro: Archetypa Atudiaque Patris Georgii Hoefnageli, editado en Augsburgo, 1592. Papel verjurado con filigrana de escudo coronado y animal. Buen estado de conservación. Con márgenes. Ligeras marcas en la parte superior. Siglo/Century: XVI Buril Papel verjurado Grabador/Engraver: Hoefnagel, Jacob Dibujante/Draw Artist: Hoefnagel, Georgious 1592 Altura papel/Paper height: 235 Anchura papel/Paper width: 310 Altura plancha/Plate height:155 Anchura plancha/Plate width: 208

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        (Hore beate Marie Virginis ad vsum Fratrum Predicatorum, Ordinis Sancti Dominici figuris vtrisque Testamenti, ac peruenustis imaginibus et ijs quidem non Paucis, passim decorate, atque officio comceptionis immaculate Virginis, et officio Sancti Dominici in alijs orarijs hactenus impressis nequaäq insertis audaucte.). On CIIII: Incipit officiu beate Marie virginis secundum cosuetudinem beati Dominici et fratrum Predicator.

      (Paris, Yolande Bonhomme, Veuve Thielman Kerver, 1542). 8vo. (16,7 x 10,5 cm.). Later full calf (late 18th century). Rubbed. Incomplete. With 156 (= 312 pp.) unnumbered leaves (of 192). Collation: A8 lacks, B-D8, E5 (lacks IV-VI), F7 (lacks III), G-R8, lacks S, T-X8, A8,(lacks B8, C8). Gothic letters, Latin text, printed in red and black and throughout within broad border, historical and ornamental. profusely illustrated with metal cuts throughout, comprising 41 full-page cuts, each with broad borders and text in French underneath and several smaller cuts. Two leaves with a small hole and a few leaves a bit shaved. ¶ The Horae of the Dominican order are of great rarity. The small cut of St. Dominic on verso of RIII is by Geofroy Tory. The cuts in this type of book og Hours are importent sources for the study not only of early engraving, but for costume, social customs, agriculture and also the vernacular language, since the captions are often in French, here underneath the cut.Lacombe, 423. - Bohatta, 1345.

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        1:] Pantagruel, Roy des dispodes. [With:] [2:] Grands annales ou croniques tres veritables des gestes merveilleux du grand Gargantua et Pantagruel [?]. [With:] [3:] Le songe de Pantagruel avec la deploraion de feu messire Anthoine du Bourg

      [1; 2:] [S.n. (Pierre de Tours?)]; [3:] Adam Saulnier, [1; 2:] [S.l. (Lyons?)];[3:] Paris 1542 - First edition of the first two books of "La vie de Gargantua et de Pantagruel" together, second of the authoritative text of both. Bound together with the first edition of François Habert's "Le songe de Pantagruel" and a woodcut portrait of Rabelais. In seventeenth-century red morocco, covers gilt-panelled "Au Semè" binding, consisting of interweaving double, mirrored "D" and an "S", probably the monogram of Dominique Séguier (1593-1659; Bishop of Auxerre and Meaux). Spine with four raised bands, the compartments decorated the same as the panels. Board edges and turn-ins gilt. Marbled endpapers renewed in the nineteenth-century. [1:] A-N8; [2:] A-P8 (P8 blank); [3:] A-F4., [1:] [104]; [2:] [120]; [3:] [24] leaves. First edition of the combined edition of the first two books of the pentalogy "La vie de Gargantua et de Pantagruel", which is the second edition of the authoritative text of both books. Supplemented with the contemporary first edition of François Habert's para-Rabelaisian work "Le songe de Pantagruel" and a woodcut portrait of Rabelais. This edition of Gargantua and Pantagruel is one of the three 1542 Lyonese editions, probably printed by Pierre de Tours, François Juste's successor. The text is identical to Juste's 1542 revised and enlarged edition, which was presumably prepared from a corrected copy by Rabelais himself who added a few previously unpublished passages and revised those related to the Sorbonne and the "Sorbonnistes" for which the work was formerly condemned by the Parliament (nevertheless condemned again in 1553). The present edition's preface warns the reader of a pirated edition, referring to Etienne Dolet's 1542 edition, a reprint of Denis Janot's Paris 1537 edition of the unexpurgated text. The preface, a note from "Limprimeur au Lecteur" is attributed to Rabelais by some bibliographer's, among them Brunet in his Recherches sur les éditions originales de Rabelais (Paris, 1852), however it was disproved by Plan ("C'est avoir une bien piètre opinion de son style" ?). Extremely scarce edition. Rawles and Screech list only three copies. The third part of the volume is Habert's para-Rabelaisian work, constructed around three dreams, and supports the facultative marriage of the clergy which was an important issue of the time. The work was published in Paris by Adam Saulnier in 1542, two different editions are known form the same year, with minor differences on the title page. Exceedingly scarce, only one other copy known of the present one (Chantilly (Fr), Musée Condé), and two of the variant (FB 24772; USTC 27250). (No surviving copy is known of the undated Rouen edition, by Claude le Roy [Du Verdier: pp. L4r, p. 403].) Rabelais' woodcut portrait bound to the rear of the book. The portrait is identical to his first known portrait, which appeared in the 1569 Jean Martin edition of "Les Oeuvres". This copy contains seven addition leaves bound before the printed text, of which four are inscribed by five different neat hands. The earliest and longest is by an unknown hand, quotes Scévole de Sainte-Marthe's comments on Rabelais in French and Latin (from Virorum doctrina illustrium; Poitiers, 1598.). This is followed by a short unidentified possessor's inscription in French, which states that the book was bought in October 1806 and claims - erroneously - that it has belonged to the French noblewomen, and maîtresse-en-titre of Henry II, Diane de Poitiers (1499-1566), supposedly because of the binding's ornaments of the interweaving double "D", which was an emblem appeared often on her bindings. The leaf mounted on the inner front panel contains notes by three nineteenth-century hands in German, by the historian Karl Halling (1806-1837) who also attributes the binding incorrectly to Diane de Poitiers, a short note by an unidentified hand in pencil, and by the literary historian, Camillus Wendeler (1843-1902), providing bibliographical references to the content of the volume. Bibliographical references for Rabe [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Epistolarum medicinalium lib. XX. Eiusdem in Ioan. Mesue simplicia et composita annotationes et censurae, omnibus practicae admodum necessariae.

      Venezia, Petrum Schoeffer, 1542, in- folio, legatura coeva in piena pergamena completamente manoscritta, pp. (20)-469-(2) marca tipografica xilografica al frontespizio, animata (zampognaro con motto "Gloria in excelsis Deo") la stessa immagine riportata anche nll'ultima cc. del volume. Exlibris Loris premuda al piatto anteriore. Risguardi rifatti. Numerosi capolettera xilografici animati. Alcune chiose d'epoca ai margini bianchi, antica macchia di qualche centimetro alle prime pagine, nella parte alta, che interessa parte del testo ma non ne pregiudica la lettura.

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        1542 Remaclus Fusch Nomenclature Plantarum HERBAL Medicine Pharmacology Botany

      [Venetiis, Venturinus Roffinelus, 1542] - 1542 Remaclus Fusch Nomenclature Plantarum HERBAL Medicine Pharmacology Botany Remaclus Fusch was a 16th-century natural scientist and physician known for his contributions to pharmacology through two books on medicine, which are exceedingly rare. This book, ‘Nomenclaturae Plantarum, is a collection of articles on important herbs, the health benefits of water distillation, and medicinal properties of plants. One important concept of this book is that Fusch makes no mention of Aster Atticus or any Aster (a flowering plant) as medicinal use, something that was often used during this time period. (Burgess, 329) Item number: #2073 Price: $1500 FUSCH, Remaclus Nomenclaturae plantarum omnium quarum hodie apud pharmacopolas usus est magis frequens juxta Grecorum, Latinorum, Gallo. Italorum, Hispa. & Germa. sententiam . Jam noviter collectae Historia omnium aquarum, quae in communi hodie practicantium sunt usu, vires et + & recta eas distillandi ratio : libellus plane aureus . [Venetiis, Venturinus Roffinelus, 1542] Details: Collation: complete with all pages (2 works in 1v) • References: Burgess, History of Pre-Clausian Botany • Language: Latin • Binding: Vellum; secure • Size: ~4in X 3in (10cm x 8cm) • Exceedingly rare with no other example for sale worldwide Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 2073 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Private-Law Treatises [and other works, including (incipit): Der Fünff N.O. Lannde und Fürstlichen Graffschafft Görz Vergleichung Anno 1542].

      Probably Austria, later 17th century. - Folio (210 x 310 mm). German manuscript on paper. 698 written pages on 396 unnumbered ff. Contemporary calf; spine gilt. Collection of almost entirely German (Austrian) 16th century legal texts, but also comprising a few 15th century sources (and one in Latin), thus assembled in the lat 17th century. The tax legislation for all five Lower Austrian countries and Gorizia from 1542 (copied from the printed book) is followed by the extensive Treatises of Bernhard Walther (the "father of Austrian law" who in the mid-16th century collected the Lower Austrian customary law). The present, very complete manuscript comprises 14 of the 15 treatises (all except that on bankruptcy), and it was used by Max Rintelen for his critical edition, published in 1937 (cf. reference below). The treatises are followed by decisions concerning the law of inheritance ("Von Erbschafften drey Fragen, dem Herrn Landtmarschalkh . alhier anzuzaigen"; "Ob deß abgestorbnen Wittib, oder Glaubiger den Vorgang haben: Der Regierung Rathschlag" etc.), "Bericht wegen der Caution im Landtsrechten in Österreich Under der Enß", "General wegen der Verstorbenen Pfarrer in Steyer Verlassenschafft", "Tractatus de testibus, ex secundo tomo actionum forensium D. Joan. Oldendorffii"; "Königlicher Bevelch daß ain jede Sach vor dem ordentlichen Gericht erster Instanz clagt soll werden (4 March 1534); "Khay. May. Declaration und Spruch zwischen der Löblichen Universitet zu Wienn, und gemainer Statt daßelbst" (1571), "Gemaine Beschwerung der Erblande" (with detailed regulations on mining and minting, manslaughter, gypsies, Jews, etc.), confirmations of decrees issued by Frederick III in 1444, 1462 and 1470, etc. - Some waterstaining near end; occasional slight staining. Spine-ends professionally repaired. Provenance: Handwritten ownership of Baron Anton von Egger (d. 1727): "Ex lib. Ant. L. B. de Egker". Later in the collection of the Austrian legal historian and numismatist Arnold Luschin von Ebengreuth (1841-1932) with his etched bookplate to the front pastedown. After Luschin's death his heirs presented the volume to his student, the legal historian Max Rintelen (1880-1965); cf. his entry in blue ink: "Von Luschins Erben erhalten. Max Rintelen". M. Rintelen, Bernhard Walthers privatrechtliche Traktate (Leipzig 1937), Ms. LE (p. XVIII). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opera omnia, quae hactenus ubiq. Gentium maxima eruditorum industria inueniri potuerunt [ ].

      Basilae, Henricus Petrus, 1542, plein vélin moderne, genre ancien. -Mouillures claires lég. sur qq. marges de la 1ère partie et sur une trentaine de ff. de la 4e partie. - 4 parties en 1 vol. petit in-folio de (36)-214 pp.-1 f. blanc ; 287 pp. ; 211 pp.-1 p. bl. et 2 ff.n.ch.-169 ff.-(3) pp. ; Très bel exemplaire, grand de marges (y compris la page de titre).Le titre est dans un très bel encadrement gravé sur bois, attribuable à Hans Holbein le Jeune.Première édition collective en latin, des œuvres d'Eusèbe de Césarée (ca 263 - 339), le plus important historien chrétien de l'antiquité. La première édition en grec n'a été publiée qu'en 1628.Adams E 1070 ; Graesse, Trésor de livres rares et précieux II-p. 525 ; Réro 1826456 ; Frank Hieronymus, Oberrheinische Buchillustration 2, n° 391 ; VD 16, Verzeichnis der im deutschen Sprachbereich ersch. Drucke des XVI. Jahrhundert, E 4260 ; Sondercatalog Griechischer Geist aus Basler Pressen GG 419."Encadrement de titre gravé sur bois non signé, attribuable à Hans Holbein (d'après Hieronymus). Cet encadrement a été utilisé par Adam Petri dans son édition du Nouveau Testament de 1522 ; la date de 1523 et la signature d'Adam Petri ont été gommées." (Réro).Cette édition contient :I. De evangelii praeparatione, Georgio Trapezuntio interprete ; II. De evangelii demonstratione, Donato Veronensi interprete ; III. De historia ecclesiastica, Ruffino interprete. Item Ruffini presbyteri Aquileiensis historiae ecclesiasticae quae Eusebius aliis post se commemoranda reliquit. Eusebii adversus haeresim Hieroclis ; IV. Chronicon Eusebii quod D. Hieronymus transtulit. Item D. Hieronymi presbyteri, Prosperi Aquitanici, Matthaei Palmerii Florentini, Matthiae Palmerii Pisani. Item duorum quorumdam doctrina et fide insignium virorum qui res gestas memoratu dignas usque ad hoc tempus perscripserunt.

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        Hesiodi Ascraei Poetae Vetvstissimi Ac Sapientissimi Opera, quae quidem extant, omnia Graece, cum interpretatione latina e regione,

      1542 - ut conferri ŕ graecć linguae studiosis citra negotium possint. Adiectis etiam ijsdem latino carmine elegantiss. uersis, & Genealogie deorum ŕ Pylade Brixiano uiro doctis. descriptć Libris V. Item, Ioannis Grammatici Cognomento Tzetzis, [.] Scholia Grćca in eadem omnia Hesiodi opera, nunc primum quŕm emendatißime ex manuscripto exemplari in publicum edita, Cum rerum [et] uerborum in ijsdem memorabilium locupletiss. Indice. Basileae [1542]. [S. n.]. (17,5 x 12 cm), [8], 374, [2], 270 s. : inicjały. Data wydania wg wstępu. Opr. psk. współcz. Ślady zawilgocenia. K. przedtyt. po konserwacji, zawiera odręczny spis nazwisk. Na k. tyt. podpis. Hezjod (ca 700 a. C.) - najwybitniejszy po Homerze epik grecki, uważany nawet za cenniejszego ze względu na przesłanie, które niesie pochwałę pracy. Książka zawiera wszystkie prace, m. in. Narodziny bogów, Prace i dni, Aspis; Tzetzes, Ioannes (post 1110-post 1180) - brat Izaaka Tzetzesa; bizantyjski uczony, filolog, historyk, pisarz i poeta, profesor gramatyki w Konstantynopolu, zwany też Grammaticus. Równoległy tekst w jęz. greckim, w zał tekst wyłącznie w jęz. greckim. Pre-title leaf after conservation, it contains handwritten list of names. Signature on the title leaf. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Herodoti Halicarnassei Historiographi Libri VIIII.

      1542 - Mvsarvm Nominibvs Inscripti. Per Laurent. Vallam interpretati : castigati uero ac locupletati a Conrado Heresbachio ad fidem uetustie exemplaris Grćci. Eivsdem De genere uitaq[ue] Homeri Libellus eodem Heresbachio interprete. Lugduni 1542. Apud Seb. Gryphium. 8, 691, [101] s. : inicjały, sygnet druk. Współopr.: HERODOTUS - Herodiani Historiae de Imperio post Marcvm, vel de svis temporibvs, e graeco translatae, Angelo Politiano interprete. Parisiis 1544. Ex Officina Rob. Stephani. 8, 181, [1] s. : sygnet druk. Opr. sk. wtórna. Grzbiet ze zwięzami, tłoczony złocony ornament, szyldzik. Otarcia. Niewielkie zawilg. Na k. tyt. pieczęć i odręczny podpis. Herodot z Halikarnasu (ca 484-ca 428 a.C.) - grecki historyk z Azji Mniejszej, zwany przez Cycerona ojcem historii, podróżnik. Najważniejsze dzieło „Dzieje" zawiera opis ekspansji Persji pierwszych Achemenidów, wypraw na Grecję zakończonych klęską pod Platejami (479 p.n.e.). Klocek zawiera dwie prace Herodota: jedna zawiera Dzieje w IX księgach opracowane przez Heresbacha, w tłumaczeniu Lorenzo Valla (1406-1457) - włoskiego filozofa, humanisty i filologa, druga tylko część Dziejów (po Marku) w tłumaczeniu Angelo Poliziano (1454-1494). Ownership stamp on the title leaf. 2 works by Herodotus bound together. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ARISTOTELIS STAGYRITAE LIBRI TRES DE ANIMA : CUM SINGULORUM EPITOMIS HACTENUS NON IMPRESSIS : EIUSDEMQUE PARUA NATURALIA, CUM AUER. CORDUBEN. FIDIS. INTERPRETE, AC APOSTILLIS. M. ANTO. ZIMARAE PHILOSOPHI CONSUMMATISS. QUAE OMNIA SIC EXPURGATA & EXCULTA COMPERIES, UT QUAMQUE ABESSE LABEM CONTENDAS. (Aristotle on the constitution Libri tres de Anima: So much as to have not been impressed with the epitome of each: the same Parua, the natural, and Auer)

      1542 - 10mo in vellum; condition: G+; front cover warped upwards; spine repaired with thick tape; open gutter at front but binding strong; paper age-toned with only a few pages discolored; contains minimal underlining and some marginalia throughout; long inscription inside front cover, and on back of title page; text in very tight print and highly readable; shelved in Case # 3. Dupont.

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        Disputationum adversus gentes libri octo. Nunc primum in lucem editi

      Rome, Francesco Priscianese, 1542. First edition of Arnobius' seven books attacking the pagans, his only surviving work, written at Sicca (modern El Kef) about 302-305, to refute the heathen charge that Christianity was the cause of many terrible afflictions which had fallen upon the Roman empire, including pestilence, droughts, wars, famine, locusts, mice, and hailstorms. It is a mine of information about the temples, idolatrous worship, and Greco-Roman mythology of his time, and was thoroughly exploited by Renaissance antiquarians. Our copy was once in the library of Peter Frederik Suhm (1728-1798) and was sold as a duplicate by the Royal Library, Copenhagen.Arnobius Afer died circa 330 Disputationum adversus gentes libri octo. Nunc primum in lucem editi. Rome, Francesco Priscianese, 1542 folio (308 mm), (108) ff. signed a 2 & 2 π1 (privilege) A-P6 R8 (-R8, cancelled, probably = π1) and foliated (5) 1-102 (1). provenance Peter Frederik Suhm (1728-1798), his inscription 'Sühm' imperfectly erased from title-page 1 -- Royal Library, Copenhagen, stamp on title-page in black ink Dupl. Bibl. Reg. -- label with printed inventory number 249 in upper corner of front pastedown -- Reiss & Sohn, Auktion 118, Königstein im Taunus, 22 April 2008, lot 710 Abrasions to binding corners, otherwise in very good state of preservation. binding seventeenth-century polished calf; back decorated in gilt. [img-2343-left-large_default] Duplicate from the Royal Library, Copenhagen First edition of Arnobius' seven books attacking the pagans, his only surviving work, written at Sicca (modern El Kef) about 302-305, to refute the hea­then charge that Christianity was the cause of many terrible afflictions which had fallen upon the Roman empire, including pestilence, droughts, wars, fam­ine, locusts, mice, and hailstorms. It is a mine of information about the temples, idolatrous worship, and Greco-Roman mythology of his time, and was thoroughly exploited by Renaissance antiquarians. The eighth book printed here ('Liber de errore pro­fanarum religionum'), a dialogue between two Christian converts and a cultivated Roman pagan while walking by the sea at Ostia, is a work of the Latin Christian apologist Marcus Minucius Felix (fl. 200-240 ad), as the humanists Adriaen de Jonghe and François Baudouin found out years later. The editor, Fausto Sabeo of Bressanone (1478-1558), keeper of the Vatican library, states that he discovered the manuscript in Switzerland or Germany ('iure belli meus est Arnobius, quem e media barbarie non sine dispendio, et discrimine eripuerem', folio a2 verso) and acknowledges the help of Girolamo Ferrari (1501-1542) and the pub­lisher, Francesco Priscianese, in correcting some passages. Sabeo dedi­cated the edition to François i of France 'because of his love for literature and his firm attitude towards the new Lutheran heretics', 2 and later presented the manuscript to the King (now in Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Lat. 1661). 3 The book was part of a vast, uncompleted project initiated by Cardinal Marcello Cervini, in 1542, of which the others were Greek editions of Homer and Theophylactus (both Rome: Blado & partners, 1542) and Nicholas i, Epistolae (Rome: Francesco Priscianese, 1542). 4 Printing commenced on 22 January 1542, but was not completed until 18 October 1543. The dedica­tory letter to François i is dated 'cal. Septembris mdxliii' in all copies; in some the colophon is dated 1542 (as here), in others 1543. [img-2344-left-large_default] Erased ownership inscription of Peter Frederik Suhm (1728-1798); ink stamp Dupl. Bibl. Reg. of the Royal Library, Copenhagen. [img-2346-left-large_default] Comparative illustrationP.F. Suhm's ownership inscription in a copy of Johann Cramer, Predigt bey Gelegenheit des Geburtstages des Königes (Copenhagen 1757). Originally in the library of Princess Charlotte Amalie of Denmark (1706-1782), this volume was sold as a duplicate by the Royal Library in 1786, when purchased by Suhm. It was reacquired when Suhm sold his collection of c. 100,000 volumes to the Royal Library in 1796. [img-2345-left-large_default] Printed inventory label on front pastedown. The huge library (some 100,000 volumes) of the Danish writer P.F. Suhm was purchased in 1796 by the Royal Library, Copenhagen, and duplicates were dispersed over many years. 5 references British Museum, Short-title catalogue of Italian Books (London 1958), p.56; H.M. Adams, Catalogue of books printed on the continent of Europe, 1501-1600, in Cambridge libraries (Cambridge 1967), A-1994; Fernanda Ascarelli, Le Cinquecentine romane (Milan 1972), p.12; Le edizioni italiane delxviSecolo: Censimento nazionale (Rome 1990), A-2827 1. Harald Ilsøe, 'Nogle upåagtede kilder til P.F. Suhms bibliotek' in Magasin fra Det kongelige Bibliotek 10 (no. 3, 1995), pp.47-56. 2. Marsilio Ficino e il ritorno di Ermete Trismegisto: Marsilio Ficino and the Return of Hermes Trismegistus, catalogue of an exhibition held in the Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Florence, and Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica, Amsterdam (Florence 1999), pp.158-160 no. 15 (quotation p.158). 3. Yves-Marie Duval, 'Sur la biographie et les manuscrits d'Arnobe de Sicca' in Latomus 45 (1986), pp.79, 87-91; Alessandro Cutolo, Un Bibliotecario della Vaticana nelxvisecolo (Milan 1949), pp.29-31. The binding proves that Henri ii (king from 1547) owned the manuscript. 4. For details of the project, see Léon Dorez, 'Le cardinal Marcello Cervini et l'imprimerie à Rome (1539-1550)' in Mélanges d'archéologie et d'histoire 12 (1892), pp.289-313 (esp. p.306); Angela Nuovo, The Book Trade in the Italian Renaissance (Leiden & Boston 2013), pp.61-65. 5. On the dispersal of duplicates by the Danish Royal Library, see Harald Ilsøe, 'Bøger der gik den anden vej: Historien om hvad der blev af Det Kongelige Biblioteks dubletter' in Fund og Forskning 37 (1998), pp.11-62 ( website ). Compare our title-page with the title-page in a book sold at auction by the Royal Library in 1786 (duplicate stamp), where purchased by Suhm (ownership inscription), subsequently returned to the Royal Library in 1796 with the acquisition of Suhm's collection ( image ).

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        ARISTOTELIS STAGYRITAE LIBRI TRES DE ANIMA : CUM SINGULORUM EPITOMIS HACTENUS NON IMPRESSIS : EIUSDEMQUE PARUA NATURALIA, CUM AUER. CORDUBEN. FIDIS. INTERPRETE, AC APOSTILLIS. M. ANTO. ZIMARAE PHILOSOPHI CONSUMMATISS. QUAE OMNIA SIC EXPURGATA & EXCULTA COMPERIES, UT QUAMQUE ABESSE LABEM CONTENDAS. (Aristotle on the constitution Libri tres de Anima: So much as to have not been impressed with the epitome of each: the same Parua, the natural, and Auer)

      1542. 10mo in vellum; condition: G+; front cover warped upwards; spine repaired with thick tape; open gutter at front but binding strong; paper age-toned with only a few pages discolored; contains minimal underlining and some marginalia throughout; long inscription inside front cover, and on back of title page; text in very tight print and highly readable; shelved in Case # 3. Dupont.

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        Politicorum ad nicomacum librus primus

      Hyeronimum Scotum, Venetiis 1542 (in fine 1543) - 1 volume in 24°, pp 195, splendida marca tipografica al frontespizio, sigla in fine, bellissimi capilettera incisi, legatura mezza pelle, con segni usura, fregi e titoli in oro su tassello al dorso, tagli rossi screziati, esemplare perfetto in latino 1 volume in 24°, pp 195, gorgeous typographic mark on the frontispiece, beautiful engraved initial letters, half-leather binding with some wear and tear marks, gilt ornaments and titles to the piece on the back, red edges, excellent copy in Latin. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Anglia II Nova Tabula [England & Wales]

      Basle 1542 - Woodcut from the second (1542) edition of Sebastian Munster's Geographia, the map unchanged from the first (1540) edition. 250 x 340 mm., sheet 305 x 390 mm. Modern hand-colouring. Woodcut device verso, possibly by Hans Holbein. Central vertical fold, faint marginal adhesion marks verso, a very good example. The first separately-printed map of England, probably owing something to the 14th century Gough map. A third edition followed in 1545, and a fourth, with a hatched border, in 1552. Münster (1489-1552) was a German geographer, mathematiciam and Hebraist, who published editions and translations of the Bible as well as Hebrew grammars, and whose major work, the Geographia Universalis, a comprehensive and detailed description of the known world, was perhaps the most important and influential geography of the sixteenth century. Its production involved the assistance of over a hundred and twenty collaborators. In all, Münster published 142 maps, both Ptolemaic and contemporary, in his lifetime.

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        Psalterivm Paraphrasibvs illustratum, seruata ubique ad uerbum Hieronymi translatione.

      Lyon, Johannes and Franciscus Frellon 1542. 491 (4) p. Later half Leather with 4 raised bands, 8° (The top spine-end lacks a piece of leather. Rare Lyonese edition of this famous paraphrase of the Psalms by the Dutch Humanist Reinier Snoy ca. 1477-1537, also called Reynerus Snoygoudanus. This paraphrase which was based on the translations of Saint Jerome was finished in 1533 and became very popular going through numerous editions.) Graaf, B. de (1968). Bibliographies of Dutch humanists Volume 2, nr. 13.

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        Sermones de sanctis per annum quam plurima scitu necessaria divini verbi declamatoribus ac etiam singulis christianae religionis cultoribus complectentes.

      1542 - Parisis, apud Ioannem Roigny sub quatuor Elementis, 1542. In 8vo (cm. 16); solida legatura in pergamena (Sei/Settecento) con unghie, tagli verdini; carte 16 nn. + carte CCCLX. Frontespizio in rosso e nero racchiuso in elegante cornice xilografica. Tracce di tarlo all'interno del piatto anteriore, ma bella copia. Ex libris araldico. Axs [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Portrait of Jan van Hout, secretary of the city of Leiden

      Portrait in an oval of Jan van Hout (1542-1609), secretary of the city of Leiden. Latin inscriptions on the frame of the oval and underneath. On the top: 'WSwanenb. sculp. Anno 1608.'; on the oval: 'IANVS HAVTENVS REIPVBL. LVGDVNO-BATAVÆ A SECRETIS NATVS ANNO M D XLII. DIE XIV DECEMBRIS.'; on the bottom: 'Inclijta Lugdanum, manibus seruata tuorum, / Cum tua tecta fames, cum tua pressit Iber; / Aspice cui bonas media vel pace trophæum, / Aspice quem ciuem non pudet esse tuum. / Scribendo manus illa tibi plus profuit olim, / Quam quæ pro patrijs concidet vsta focis. / DH.' where DH stands for Daniel Heinsius, who wrote the poem. Hollstein nr. 39, p. 32, state I/1. Copper engraving on paper; no margins; total: 180 x 121 mm; only state; Hollstein 39

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        Lapithen im Kampf gegen die Kentauren, die Hippodameia rauben wollen. Radierung und Kupferstich nach Rosso Fiorentino. Links unten auf dem Täfelchen: \"Eneas Vicco Faciebat 1542\", rechts \"Tom. Barl. exc.\"

      Rom, bei T. Barlacchi, 1542. Format (Platte): 29,2 x 41,9 cm, mit kleinem umlaufenden Rändchen um die Plattenkante.*Thieme-B. XXXIV, 328; Nagler XXII, 519, 30; Bartsch XV, 166, 30. - Erster Druck. - Die Radierung geht zurück auf ein Fresko desselben Sujets, das Rosso Fiorentino für die Galerie François I. in Fontainebleau ausführte. Bartsch identifizierte die dargestellte Szene als den Kampf zwischen den Lapithen und den Kentauren. [In der Mythologie des antiken Griechenland war Hippodameia (Lapithin) die Tochter des Butes und Gemahlin des Lapithenkönigs Peirithoos, bei deren Hochzeit es zum Kampf zwischen Kentauren und Lapithen kam]. Obgleich die Szene ein durch einen Kampf unterbrochenes Bankett zeigt, so sind dennoch keine Kentauren dargestellt. Bei Vasari findet sich die Annahme, dass es sich um den Raub der Helena von Troja handelt. - Untere Ecken mit leichtem Feuchtigkeitsrändchen, sonst schön. Aus den Sammlungen August Riedinger, Augsburg (Lugt 167) und Georg Denzel. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Iustino historico clarissimo nelle historie di Trogo Pompeo. Nuouamente in lingua toscana tradotto, & con somma diligentia & cura stampato

      per Bernardino de Bindoni, 1542. in 8°, 16 cm, rilegatura settecentesca in piena pergamena, titolo in oro su tassello al dorso, c. 160. Frontespizio decorato con ritratti in forma di medaglia, alcune belle iniziali animate e decorate. Timbretto privato di un 1 di diametro al frontespizio, qualche brunitura, qualità della carta, strappo tipografico a una carta lontano dal testo, leggero alone a 7 carte lontano dal testo. Complessivamente buon esemplare

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        Lapithen im Kampf gegen die Kentauren, die Hippodameia rauben wollen. Radierung und Kupferstich nach Rosso Fiorentino. Links unten auf dem Täfelchen: "Eneas Vicco Faciebat 1542", rechts "Tom. Barl. exc."

      Rom, bei T. Barlacchi, 1542 - Format (Platte): 29,2 x 41,9 cm, mit kleinem umlaufenden Rändchen um die Plattenkante. *Thieme-B. XXXIV, 328; Nagler XXII, 519, 30; Bartsch XV, 166, 30. - Erster Druck. - Die Radierung geht zurück auf ein Fresko desselben Sujets, das Rosso Fiorentino für die Galerie François I. in Fontainebleau ausführte. Bartsch identifizierte die dargestellte Szene als den Kampf zwischen den Lapithen und den Kentauren. [In der Mythologie des antiken Griechenland war Hippodameia (Lapithin) die Tochter des Butes und Gemahlin des Lapithenkönigs Peirithoos, bei deren Hochzeit es zum Kampf zwischen Kentauren und Lapithen kam]. Obgleich die Szene ein durch einen Kampf unterbrochenes Bankett zeigt, so sind dennoch keine Kentauren dargestellt. Bei Vasari findet sich die Annahme, dass es sich um den Raub der Helena von Troja handelt. - Untere Ecken mit leichtem Feuchtigkeitsrändchen, sonst schön. Aus den Sammlungen August Riedinger, Augsburg (Lugt 167) und Georg Denzel. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 800

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        1542 1ed Italian Boemus Customs of Asia Africa India PERSIA Racism Ethnography

      In Venetia, [I. Tramezinus], 1542. (Marzo) 1st edition - 1542 1ed Italian Boemus Customs of Asia Africa India PERSIA Racism Ethnography This first Italian edition (Mund, 472) is an extremely rare 16th-century historical account of customs and laws of Africa, Asia, and Europe. This rare book includes • a detailed history of Tartary including merchant and trade activity. • Persian soldiers – training and clothing • “the strange ways” of India • Lands that produce only white men • Connections of law and culture Subsequent editions include some of the first written observations of Americans, according to Sabin. This book, originally written in 1520, was also important in that it was considered to have a direct influence on Sebastian Muenster’s ‘Cosmography’. (Lach, 336) Item number: #727 Price: $1500 BOEMUS, Joannes Gli costumi, le leggi, et l’usanze di tutte le genti, raccolte qui insieme da molti illustri scrittori per Giovanni Boemo Aubano Alemanno, e tradotti per il Fauno in questa nostra lingua uolgare. In questi tre Libri si contiene, l’Africa, l’Asia, l’Europa In Venetia, [I. Tramezinus], 1542. (Marzo) 1st edition Details: • Collation complete with all leaves: [9], 180, [3] • Binding: Vellum; tight and secure • References: Sabin 6119; EDIT16 6524; USTC 815047; Lach, Asia in the Making of Europe. • Language: Italian • Size: ~6in X 4in (15cm x 10.5cm) • Extremely rare with no other example for sale worldwide at present Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 727 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Iustino historico clarissimo nelle historie di Trogo Pompeo. Nuouamente in lingua toscana tradotto, & con somma diligentia & cura stampato

      per Bernardino de Bindoni, In Vinegia 1542 - in 8°, 16 cm, rilegatura settecentesca in piena pergamena, titolo in oro su tassello al dorso, c. 160. Frontespizio decorato con ritratti in forma di medaglia, alcune belle iniziali animate e decorate. Timbretto privato di un 1 di diametro al frontespizio, qualche brunitura, qualità della carta, strappo tipografico a una carta lontano dal testo, leggero alone a 7 carte lontano dal testo. Complessivamente buon esemplare [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Supplication der Fünff Erblender / nemlich / Osterreich / vnter vnd ob der Enß / Steir / Kernten / Crain / vnd Graffschafft Görtz / Rhömischer Könglicher Mayestet / zu Prag / im M.D.xli. Jar / vberantworttet / Inn welcher sie herzlich bitten / jr May. wölle jhnen das reyne Euangelion / und rechtgeschaffne Prediger (die weil Land vnd leuten alles glück vnd heyl daran gelegen) vergönnen.

      [Frankfurt/Main, Cyriacus Jacob] 1542. - VD 16; Schottenloher 3, 31874. Selten. Kl.-8°. 8 Bll., späterer roter Samtband, Einbd. abgegriffen u. stark lichtrandig, innen wasserrandig, Fußschnitt knapp beschnitten, 1 Bl. mit Verlust einer Textzeile.

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        Geneologia degli dei I Quindeci Libri di M. Giovanni Boccaccio sopra la origine et discendenza di tutti gli Dei de' gentili, con la spositione et sensi allegorici delle favole, et con la dichiaratione dell'historie appartenenti à detta materia. Tradotti et adornati per Messer Giuseppe Betussi da Bassano. Aggiuntavi l

      Al Segno del Pozzo, Per Comito da Trino di Monferrato - Vinegia, VENEZIA 1542 - ITALIANO Cinquecentina in 4°, stato discreto, coperta rigida in pergamena, sul dorso tassello in pelle con cornice decorata e caratteri incisi in oro, alcuni segni del tempo, fioritura sparsa, tagli, di colore rosso, leggermente scoloriti, quello di testa poco brunito, pagine ben conservate, con scolii, fogli di guardia e margine di piede di excipit coperti da fitti appunti scritti in bella grafia, paginazione a carte, prime pagine lievemente brunite. Firma d'appartenenza con anno, scritti a matita, su foglio di guardia. Frontespizio con magnifica marca tipografica in nero, scritte a penna poco visibili. Presenta lettera dedicatoria, segnantura dei fascicoli, richiami, in fondo al volume, tavola prima cavata per ordine di tutti i nomi nell'opera contenuti, tavola seconda di tutte le cose notabili et degne di memoria, che nell'opra si contengono, tavola terza ultima di tutti i capi, et cose degne, che nel quartodecimo, et quintodecimo libro si contengono, registro e colophon. Bei capilettera e cornici tipografiche in nero. Vita di M. Giovanni Boccaccio descritta dal Betussi. I tavola, fuori testo, con illustrazione in nero. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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        Den wech des levens. Een gheestelijc boecxken leerende hoe dat ee[n] goet kerste[n] mensch moet beginne[n] en[de] voortgaen in duechden, met veel devote ghebede[n] en[de] gheestelike corte vermaninghe[n] om tot een warachtich gheestelijc leven te comen.[Antwerp, Heyndrick Peetersen van Middelburg, 1547?]. 8vo. With title printed in black and red, within woodcut borders. Contemporary slightly overlapping parchment, remnants of ties.

      Cf. BCNI 01998, 02056, 02135, 02329, 02870, 02871; Belg. Typ. 5805, 1159-1162; BMC STC Dutch, p. 76; Jaspers 289-292; Machiels F-155-158. Third (?) edition of a rare 16th-century Dutch devotional work written by Floris van Haarlem, Carthusian prior at Louvain and edited by the Antwerp priest Simon van Planen. With a dedicatory letter to Gheraert Heerman, rector and confessor of the Roman Catholic monasteries at Leiden, dated Louvain, 2 April 1542. The work itself is divided into four treatises, with an extensive index. The colophon at the end of the work is cut off, but the privilege at the end is granted to Heyndrick Peetersen and dated 17 January 1546. Because an edition of 1546 is unrecorded, it seems likely that this is the edition published in 1547. Other edition were published by Peetersen van Middelburg in 1542, 1544 and 1552, followed by two other editions in 1564. A Latin translation by Nicolaus Zegerus appeared in 1656 as Via vitae, libellus plane aureus,… Only a few copies of the several editions are known.With library stamp of "St. Hugh's, Parkminster" and manuscript owner's inscription entry of "Pieter Loontjens, filius Johannis" on flyleaf. First and last leave somewhat soiled, four leaves loose in the last quire, some occasional thumbing and colophon on last leave cut off and restored. Binding slightly soiled and spine chipped. Still a good copy.

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        PONTIFICALE SECUNDUM RITUM SACROSANCTE ROMANE ECCLESIE: cum multis additionibus opportunis ex apostolica bibliotheca sumptis: et alias non impressis: quarum breuis index post epistola[m]. S. Domino Domino nostro pape dicata[m] statim sese offert.

      Lugduni per probum virum Hector Penet 1542 - quarum breuis index post epistola[m]. S. Domino Domino nostro pape dicata[m] statim sese offert. Aptissimis figuris gestus & motus per sonarum ex officiorum decoro exprimentibus excultum. Quottationibus etiam marginalibus auctoritatum sacre pagine in eo existentium: quo libro: quoto quoq[ue] capite habeantur signatum. Opus sane laudabile atq[ue] divinum. 1542, Imprint details from colophon on I9r (folio [255]). Latin text, folio in eights, approximately 320 x 215 mm, 12½ x 8¾ inches, title page printed red and black with a wide pictorial frame depicting God, the Pope and the saints, the two divisional titles pages to the second and third parts are very similar in red and black but have an additional large rectangular engraving in the middle, different in each and below this the beginning of the text, 52 woodcuts in the text, the first at the top of the first page of text measures approx. 70 x 130 mm (2¾" x 5¼"), the rest about 50 x 75 mm (2" x 3"), a few blocks a little worn, most quite sharp, some repeats, decorated and historiated initials of varying sizes, text and music printed red and black throughout, leaves: [5], ii-ccliiii, [1], LACKING LEAVES XL & LXXXII, final blank leaf replaced at some time, collation: †4, a-x8 (-e7 & -l2), y6, z8, A-H8, I10 (-I10 - blank), bound in half black leather over black pebbled cloth, raised bands to spine, gilt rules and blind decoration in compartments, 2 gilt lettered red morocco labels, marbled edges, red and gilt marbled endpapers. Some slight staining to binding, upper hinge rubbed and tender, 35 mm (1½") crack to head of upper hinge, inner hinges neatly strengthened at some time with matching pebbled cloth strips, top inner corner of title page damaged with slight loss of image, now repaired with old paper, tiny repairs also to outer corners, no loss, damage to inner upper corner persists on the following 28 leaves diminishing in size, all repaired, with loss of about 6 words in prelims, no loss to actual text pages, pale damp staining to upper quarter of the page from e3-f8, small pale damp stain to lower inner corner from B3 to the final leaf, tiny single wormhole in lower margin from s5 to final leaf. A good copy (lacking 2 leaves as noted). The 'Pontificale secundum ritum sacrosancte Romane ecclesie' is a manual of ceremonial services of the Cathlolic Church including much Gregorian chant, edited by noted Roman Catholicism historian, Albert of Castile (c. 1460-1522). Adams L1239. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Den wech des levens. Een gheestelijc boecxken leerende hoe dat ee[n] goet kerste[n] mensch moet beginne[n] en[de] voortgaen in duechden, met veel devote ghebede[n] en[de] gheestelike corte vermaninghe[n] om tot een warachtich gheestelijc leven te comen.[Antwerp, Heyndrick Peetersen van Middelburg, 1547?]. 8vo. With title printed in black and red, within woodcut borders. Contemporary slightly overlapping parchment, remnants of ties.

      Cf. BCNI 01998, 02056, 02135, 02329, 02870, 02871; Belg. Typ. 5805, 1159-1162; BMC STC Dutch, p. 76; Jaspers 289-292; Machiels F-155-158. Third (?) edition of a rare 16th-century Dutch devotional work written by Floris van Haarlem, Carthusian prior at Louvain and edited by the Antwerp priest Simon van Planen. With a dedicatory letter to Gheraert Heerman, rector and confessor of the Roman Catholic monasteries at Leiden, dated Louvain, 2 April 1542. The work itself is divided into four treatises, with an extensive index. The colophon at the end of the work is cut off, but the privilege at the end is granted to Heyndrick Peetersen and dated 17 January 1546. Because an edition of 1546 is unrecorded, it seems likely that this is the edition published in 1547. Other edition were published by Peetersen van Middelburg in 1542, 1544 and 1552, followed by two other editions in 1564. A Latin translation by Nicolaus Zegerus appeared in 1656 as Via vitae, libellus plane aureus,... Only a few copies of the several editions are known.With library stamp of "St. Hugh's, Parkminster" and manuscript owner's inscription entry of "Pieter Loontjens, filius Johannis" on flyleaf. First and last leave somewhat soiled, four leaves loose in the last quire, some occasional thumbing and colophon on last leave cut off and restored. Binding slightly soiled and spine chipped. Still a good copy.

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        PONTIFICALE SECUNDUM RITUM SACROSANCTE ROMANE ECCLESIE: cum multis additionibus opportunis ex apostolica bibliotheca sumptis: et alias non impressis: quarum breuis index post epistola[m]. S. Domino Domino nostro pape dicata[m] statim sese offert.

      Lugduni, per probum virum Hector Penet, 1542.. quarum breuis index post epistola[m]. S. Domino Domino nostro pape dicata[m] statim sese offert. Aptissimis figuris gestus & motus per sonarum ex officiorum decoro exprimentibus excultum. Quottationibus etiam marginalibus auctoritatum sacre pagine in eo existentium: quo libro: quoto quoq[ue] capite habeantur signatum. Opus sane laudabile atq[ue] divinum. 1542, Imprint details from colophon on I9r (folio [255]). Latin text, folio in eights, approximately 320 x 215 mm, 12½ x 8¾ inches, title page printed red and black with a wide pictorial frame depicting God, the Pope and the saints, the two divisional titles pages to the second and third parts are very similar in red and black but have an additional large rectangular engraving in the middle, different in each and below this the beginning of the text, 52 woodcuts in the text, the first at the top of the first page of text measures approx. 70 x 130 mm (2¾" x 5¼"), the rest about 50 x 75 mm (2" x 3"), a few blocks a little worn, most quite sharp, some repeats, decorated and historiated initials of varying sizes, text and music printed red and black throughout, leaves: [5], ii-ccliiii, [1], LACKING LEAVES XL & LXXXII, final blank leaf replaced at some time, collation: †4, a-x8 (-e7 & -l2), y6, z8, A-H8, I10 (-I10 - blank), bound in half black leather over black pebbled cloth, raised bands to spine, gilt rules and blind decoration in compartments, 2 gilt lettered red morocco labels, marbled edges, red and gilt marbled endpapers. Some slight staining to binding, upper hinge rubbed and tender, 35 mm (1½") crack to head of upper hinge, inner hinges neatly strengthened at some time with matching pebbled cloth strips, top inner corner of title page damaged with slight loss of image, now repaired with old paper, tiny repairs also to outer corners, no loss, damage to inner upper corner persists on the following 28 leaves diminishing in size, all repaired, with loss of about 6 words in prelims, no loss to actual text pages, pale damp staining to upper quarter of the page from e3-f8, small pale damp stain to lower inner corner from B3 to the final leaf, tiny single wormhole in lower margin from s5 to final leaf. A good copy (lacking 2 leaves as noted). The 'Pontificale secundum ritum sacrosancte Romane ecclesie' is a manual of ceremonial services of the Cathlolic Church including much Gregorian chant, edited by noted Roman Catholicism historian, Albert of Castile (c. 1460-1522). Adams L1239. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        De Re Medica Libri Octo

      Lyon: Seb. Gryphus, 1542. hardcover. very good(+). 476 pages + 18 page index. Thick 12mo, full polished tree calf, gilt spine with red leather spine label, marbled endpapers and edges, small ownership signature and early name and date on title page. Lyons: Seb. Gryphus, 1542. Scarce. Very good (+).

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        Den wech des levens. Een gheestelijc boecxken leerende hoe dat ee[n] goet kerste[n] mensch moet beginne[n] en[de] voortgaen in duechden, met veel devote ghebede[n] en[de] gheestelike corte vermaninghe[n] om tot een warachtich gheestelijc leven te comen.[Antwerp, Heyndrick Peetersen van Middelburg, 1547?]. 8vo. With title printed in black and red, within woodcut borders. Contemporary slightly overlapping parchment, remnants of ties.

      - Cf. BCNI 01998, 02056, 02135, 02329, 02870, 02871; Belg. Typ. 5805, 1159-1162; BMC STC Dutch, p. 76; Jaspers 289-292; Machiels F-155-158. Third (?) edition of a rare 16th-century Dutch devotional work written by Floris van Haarlem, Carthusian prior at Louvain and edited by the Antwerp priest Simon van Planen. With a dedicatory letter to Gheraert Heerman, rector and confessor of the Roman Catholic monasteries at Leiden, dated Louvain, 2 April 1542. The work itself is divided into four treatises, with an extensive index. The colophon at the end of the work is cut off, but the privilege at the end is granted to Heyndrick Peetersen and dated 17 January 1546. Because an edition of 1546 is unrecorded, it seems likely that this is the edition published in 1547. Other edition were published by Peetersen van Middelburg in 1542, 1544 and 1552, followed by two other editions in 1564. A Latin translation by Nicolaus Zegerus appeared in 1656 as Via vitae, libellus plane aureus, Only a few copies of the several editions are known.With library stamp of "St. Hugh's, Parkminster" and manuscript owner's inscription entry of "Pieter Loontjens, filius Johannis" on flyleaf. First and last leave somewhat soiled, four leaves loose in the last quire, some occasional thumbing and colophon on last leave cut off and restored. Binding slightly soiled and spine chipped. Still a good copy.

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        Der Stadt Leyden dienst-bouc, innehoudende verclaringe van tvvezen ende ghelegentheyt vande zelve stadt, gelijck die van outs gheweest, ende verdeelt is.[Leiden], Raadhuispers, 1602. Small folio (ca. 19 x 29 cm). With woodcut coat of arms of the city of Leiden on title-page, and an added full-page engraved author's portrait by W. van Swanenburgh, dated 1608. Printed in textura, civilité and roman types, alternately in 2 columns and over the whole page, and with blank, outlined spaces for intended seals. Early 18th-century richly gold-tooled red morocco, gilt-edges.

      Carter and Vervliet, Civilité-types, p. 36 & 293; Nijhoff & Van Hattum 143; NNBW II, cols. 608-612. First edition of the first historical description of the city of Leiden by Jan van Hout (1542-1609), town secretary and a well-known poet. One of Van Hout's poems on the city of Leiden Opt ontset van Leyden is included in the present work. Jan van Hout's Dienst-bouc, in which for the first time several charters were published, served as a foundation for Orlers Beschrijving van Leyden, published in 1614. The Dienst-bouc goes beyond a purely Leiden-interest. From a typographical point of view the work is one of the most beautiful Dutch book-productions of the late 16th and early 17th century. Printed in different types, it shows a perfect lay-out for both single pages, as the whole work. Since the book was printed at the municipal press at the Leiden Town-Hall, it must have been the author himself who did the typographical design. With owner's inscription of Ledeboer on the end-paper and crossed initials on third flyleaf; binding very slightly rubbed; some slight foxing in the margins of the portrait. Fine copy.

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        Odysseia. Batrachomyomachia. Hymnoi lb.

      Volfius Cephalaeus (Wolfgang Köpfel), Argentorato (Strasbourg) 1542 - 8° (15,5 x 10 cm), 251 ff. ch., 5 ff. n. ch., 56 ff. n. ch., demi basane brune, dos à 4 nerfs, pièce de titre brune claire encadrée d'un filet doré, tranches mouchetées rouge (reliure ancienne). VD 16 H 4607. BRUNET III, 270. RITTER. Répertoire bibliographique des livres imprimés en Alsace aux XVe et XVIe siècles, n° 1194. Réimpression des éditions de 1525 et 1534 (VD H 4604 et H 4606; RITTER, Répertoire n°1190 et n° 1191). Texte en grec. Signatures : (a - z)/8, (A - I)/8, (aa - gg)/8. Titre (a/1 r) encadré d'une bordure historiée (par Weiditz). La marque d'imprimeur (I/8 v) est reproduite chez HEITZ, BARACK. Elsässische Büchermarken bis Anfang des 18 Jh., planche XVIII, n° 9. En fin de volume est joint la vie de Homère (Homerou bios). L'ouvrage a été édité par le célèbre helléniste et hébraïste Johann Lonicer (1499 - 1569) et dédié à Philippe Mélanchthon. Pour l'imprimeur Wolfgang Köpfel voir RITTER (F.). Histoire de l'imprimerie alsacienne aux XVe et XVIe siècles, pp. 238 - 251. A noter les nombreux marginalia manuscrits de l'époque dans le texte de l'Odyssée et la biographie d'Homère. Ils sont quelquefois rognés - en cause les marges courtes - ce qui nous indique que le livre a été relié après la lecture et l'étude. Les marges et coins inférieurs des premières feuilles avec un manque (sans affectant le texte ou la bordure du titre). Quelques anciennes taches d'encre ou traces de manipulation, mais c'est un bon exemplaire de cette impression strasbourgeoise entièrement en grec. Ex-libris manuscrit Bory, deux autres noms sur le titre sont anciennement noircis. Français 1542 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LUCUBRATIONES. Otariones III. Epistolarum libri IIII. His appensus Epistolarum Pet. Bembi & Iac. Sadoleti liber I. Una cum vita eiusdem Longolij ab ipsius amicissimo quodam exarata.

      apud Seb. Gryphium,, Lugduni, 1542 - in-16, pp. 502, leg. p. perg. molle coeva con tit. mss al d., tracce di legacci. Marca tipogr. al front. e ripetuta al colophon. Adams L-1442. Strappi della perg. lungo la cerniera e piatto ant. legg. allentato. Bell’esempl. ad ampi margini. [194]

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        DE SERMONE LATINO et modis latine loquendi. Eiusdem Venatio, ad Ascanium Cardinalem item Iter Iulij II Pontificis Rom.

      apud Seb. Gryphium, 1542. in-8 antico, pp. 402, (14), leg. p. pelle coeva con impress. ai picc. ferri ai piatti. Opera di didattica latina, con una parte molto interess. perchÉ riguarda la caccia: si tratta di un poema che vede come protagonisti Ascanio e Diana. E' forse la prima opera di caccia in cui si fa cenno al fucile. Adams 904 e Ceresoli p. 140 che non citano questa ediz. ma quella della stessa tipografia del 1548. Leg. piuttosto consunta con qualche mancanza ma internamente bell'esempl. fresco e marginoso.

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        Compendium dialecticae ad libros logicorum Aristo. admodum utile et necessarium

      Paris: Simon De Colines, 1542. Later edition. Woodcut printer's device on title, wooduct initials. Modern vellum. Heavily annotated with contemporary notes inside the text and in the margins in the first four leaves. Some toning, though still a fine copy. The Compendium, first published in Paris in 1539, is a significant work in several ways. For one thing, it illustrates the tendency to "abbreviate, simplify and popularize . . . Titlemans introduces the characteristically modern argument of saving time in education." For students, especially brothers of his Order, whose time was so taken up by their religious duties that only a minimum was available for the study of philosophy, Titelmans first created a course on logic and natural philosophy "reduced to orderly and compendious brevity." The result "was that many importuned him to publish his lectures. Thus Titelmans created a brief and succinct compendium on Aristotelian dialect, reducing Aristotle's system to a short and precise summary. It is divided into six parts, following Aristotle's Organon. The author defines and comments the main principles of Logic: concepts, categories, enunciation, type (form) of arguments describing the four types of syllogism, topics and the sophistic refutation. The Compendium was quite popular as a textbook in numerous university courses after its publication. Titelmans (1502-1537) studied theology, possibly at the Studium Theologicum of the friars Minor while teaching at the arts faculty in the Paedagogium Porci (Luovain, Belgium). He joined the Franciscan Order in 1523, and engaged in a major controversy with Erasmus over the interpretation of the Pauline Epistoles. He also authored a compendium on natural philosophy first printed at Antwerp in 1530. He became a Capuchin in 1535 and moved to Italy, where he worked at the Hospital for the Incurables.

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        PONTIFICALE SECUNDUM RITUM SACROSANCTE ROMANE ECCLESIE: cum multis additionibus opportunis ex apostolica bibliotheca sumptis: et alias non impressis: quarum breuis index post epistola[m]. S. Domino Domino nostro pape dicata[m] statim sese offert.

      Lugduni, per probum virum Hector Penet, 1542. quarum breuis index post epistola[m]. S. Domino Domino nostro pape dicata[m] statim sese offert. Aptissimis figuris gestus & motus per sonarum ex officiorum decoro exprimentibus excultum. Quottationibus etiam marginalibus auctoritatum sacre pagine in eo existentium: quo libro: quoto quoq[ue] capite habeantur signatum. Opus sane laudabile atq[ue] divinum. 1542, Imprint details from colophon on I9r (folio [255]). Latin text, folio in eights, approximately 320 x 215 mm, 12½ x 8¾ inches, title page printed red and black with a wide pictorial frame depicting God, the Pope and the saints, the two divisional titles pages to the second and third parts are very similar in red and black but have an additional large rectangular engraving in the middle, different in each and below this the beginning of the text, 52 woodcuts in the text, the first at the top of the first page of text measures approx. 70 x 130 mm (2¾" x 5¼"), the rest about 50 x 75 mm (2" x 3"), a few blocks a little worn, most quite sharp, some repeats, decorated and historiated initials of varying sizes, text and music printed red and black throughout, leaves: [5], ii-ccliiii, [1], LACKING LEAVES XL & LXXXII, final blank leaf replaced at some time, collation: †4, a-x8 (-e7 & -l2), y6, z8, A-H8, I10 (-I10 - blank), bound in half black leather over black pebbled cloth, raised bands to spine, gilt rules and blind decoration in compartments, 2 gilt lettered red morocco labels, marbled edges, red and gilt marbled endpapers. Some slight staining to binding, upper hinge rubbed and tender, 35 mm (1½") crack to head of upper hinge, inner hinges neatly strengthened at some time with matching pebbled cloth strips, top inner corner of title page damaged with slight loss of image, now repaired with old paper, tiny repairs also to outer corners, no loss, damage to inner upper corner persists on the following 28 leaves diminishing in size, all repaired, with loss of about 6 words in prelims, no loss to actual text pages, pale damp staining to upper quarter of the page from e3-f8, small pale damp stain to lower inner corner from B3 to the final leaf, tiny single wormhole in lower margin from s5 to final leaf. A good copy (lacking 2 leaves as noted). The 'Pontificale secundum ritum sacrosancte Romane ecclesie' is a manual of ceremonial services of the Cathlolic Church including much Gregorian chant, edited by noted Roman Catholicism historian, Albert of Castile (c. 1460-1522). Adams L1239. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        New Kreüterbuch. Faksimile des im Jahr 1543 in Basel durch Michael Isengrin gedruckten Werks New Kreüterbuoch, in welchem nit allein die gantz histori, das ist namen, gestalt, statt vnd zeit der wachsung, natur, krafft vnd würkung des meysten theyls der Kreüter so in Teütschen vnnd andern Landen wachsen, [...] beschriben, sonder auch aller derselben wurtzel, stengel, bletter, bluomen, samen, frücht vnd in summa die gantze gestalt, allso artlich vnd kunstlich abgebildet vnd contrafayt ist, das dessgleichen vormals nie gesehen, noch an tag kommen

      Mit 515 reproduzierten handkolorierten ganzseitigen Pflanzenholzschnitten und vier Personenporträts, darunter dasjenige des Autors auf Titel verso, 38x24, grünliches, blindgeprägtem O Ldr mit hellem Rückenschild in Leder und geprägtem Buchschnitt, Sehr schönes, handschriftlich nummeriertes Exemplar der Ganzleder-Luxus-Ausgabe Nr. 316 (von 490)). Vollfaksimile der ersten deutschsprachigen Ausgabe von Leonhart Fuchs Kräuterbuch, ein Jahr nach der lateinischen Ausgabe erschienen. Textvorlage war das Exemplar der UB Basel, für die kolorierten Abbildungen wurde das lateinische Exemplar aus dem Jahr 1542 der Württembergischen Landesbibliothek beigezogen.

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        Sententiarum Lib. IIII.

      Paris, François Regnault, 1542. ____ Bonne édition des "Sentence" de Pierre Lombard avec les commentaires de Jean Aleaume. Cette oeuvre, qui rassemble des décisions empruntées aux Pères de l'Eglise, a servi de base aux études théologiques tout au long du Moyen-Age et à la Renaissance. Toute question de théologie peut trouver sa place dans les quatre livres des Sentences, ainsi divisés : Dieu, les créatures, les sacrements de l'ancienne loi, les sacrements de la nouvelle loi. Quelques auréoles d'humidité en début et fin d'ouvrage. Bel exemplaire dans sa première reliure décoré d'un joli fer doré sur les plats, d'un type peu commun.*----* Fine copy in its first binding decorated with a nice gilt on boards of an unusual type. Good edition with the comments of Jean Aleaume of the 'Four Books of Sentences' of Peter the Lombard, which became the standard textbook of theology at the medieval universities. In-4. Collation : (8), 654 pp. Veau brun, dos à nerfs, fleuron doré sur les plats. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        LE HISTORIE E FATTI DE VERONESI NELLI TEMPI D'IL POPOLO ET SIGNORI SCALIGERI PER L'ECCELLENTIS. DOCT. DE LE LEGGI MESSER TORELLO SARAYNA VERONESE.

      1542. Verona Antonio Portese 1542 4° Pagine 1 carta bianca + 54 numerate al solo verso + 1 epigrafe + 1 carta bianca. Legatura coeva in pergamena floscia con piccoli segni di tarlo. Titolo calligrafato al dorso ed al piatto anteriore. Esemplare fittamente postillato ai margini esterni di alcune pagine da mano coeva. Ottima e fresca copia. Prima edizione molto rara.Torello Sarayna fu giureconsulto e storico di Verona, visse nel XVI sec.; questo importante saggio redatto dall'autore sulla sua città, diviso in tre libri, è probabilmente il primo testo a ripercorrere le origini storiche del territorio, sotto il dominio degli scaligeri, durante il tredicesimo e quattordicesimo secolo. Nel terzo libro è presente la "Brieve descrittione de' come se ritrova il Paese di Verona" e il "Tenore del compromesso fatto sopra la pace già fatta da Ezzelino da Romano Podestà di Verona... e Rizzardo de S. bonifacio." Cfr: Adams S-394; Lozzi 6322; Maffei Verona illustrata, II p. 197; NUC vol. 520 p. 554; BM-STC, p. 609; Giuliari, della tipografia veronese, pag. 58, n. XXX: "Nuovo carattere minuto corsivo usò in questa bella stampa il Portese ....ed è la integra"

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