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        Floridorum, Libri quatuor, ab joanne pyrrho Englebermeo juris consultissimo et cultioris literaturae doctissimo recogniti : Graphicisq admodum scholiis illustrati. Suivit de : Bernardini rutilii coloniensis decuria (Commentaire sur Cicéron en X chapitres) Alexii Ugonii brixiani monachi cassinensis dialogus de solitudine Venetiis apud cominium de tridino, montisferrati, 1548

      - 20 ff, (folioté 20 en chiffres romains) Marque de l’imprimeur Josse Bade sur la page de titre. Daté aout 1518 au colophon. suivit de : (136 ff non paginés) daté au colophon Barbardinus Vitalis Venetus impremebat le 12 septembre 1528. Suivit de : 56 ff non paginés) impression italiques. In 4 plein vélin, dos à six nerfs estampé. Alex Hugoni était originaire de Brescia était un moine de Mont Cassin. Ce dialogue sur la solitude orné d’une très belle marque d’imprimeur est imprimé en lettres italiques, sur un beau papier fin. Trois volumes relié en un petit in-4, Impression XVI e, reliure contemporaine en plein veau orné, estampé en à froid sur les plats supérieurs et inférieurs à motifs de losanges, contenus dans un compartiment rectangulaire, formés de fers à motifs végétaux (palmes). Le fleuron central et les fleurons d’angles sont argentés. Dos à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons dans les caissons, fleur de lys décorative en queue, coiffe supérieure absente, ranches rougies. Très belle réunion de textes du XVIe siècle, dans une belle reliure contemporaine. Le livre débute par une impression de Josse Bade (1461-1535) à Paris en , dont il porte la marque d’imprimeur représentant l’intérieur de son atelier avec deux ouvriers s’affairent sur une presse à percussion. Imprimeur et libraire d’origine flamande, établit à Lyon et à Paris où il s’associe temporairement à Robert Estienne. Professeur en belles lettres dans les années 1490 à Lyon, il travaille comme correcteur et conseillé littéraire auprès des éditeurs lyonnais. A Paris, il entame une carrière d’érudit et ouvre en 1503 sa propre imprimerie rue des Carmes puis rue Saint Jacques, où, durant 33 ans il publiera plus de 800 titre, ce qui pour l’époque est considérable. Il édite le Stultifera Navis (La nef des fous), Erasme, Guillaume Budé, Champier, et a écrit un commentaire de Virgile ainsi qu’une Nef des femmes vers 1500. Les marques d’imprimeurs, laissées au libre choix des libraires deviennent obligatoires en France en 1545 afin d’éviter les contrefaçons. La plus part sont de type allégoriques ou énigmatiques, mais Josse Bade a choisis de présenter l’intérieur de son officine : on y voit trois compagnons au travail, le compositeur compose sa casse, en se reportant au manuscrit, le second actionne la presse, tandis que le troisième prépare l’encrage et le papier. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De gli huomini valorosi et illustri, tradotto di latino in lingua toscana, da messer Paulo del Rosso

      (per Comin da Trino di Monferrato), 1548. Cm. 14, cc. (36). Marchio tip. al frontespizio e numerosi splendidi capilettera xil. Legatura in perg. antica forse rimontata. Esemplare un po' corto di margini, alone perlopiù marginale, limitato alla seconda parte del volume, peraltro esemplare nel complesso ben conservato. Gaio Plinio Cecilio Secondo (61-113?), scrittore di origini comasche fu il nipote di Plinio il Vecchio. Cresciuto dottrinalmente nella scuola di Quintiliano fu grande amico di Tacito, si dedicò alla storia e soprattutto alla carriera politica, prima come senatore e poi come governatore. Quest'opera raccoglie 77 brevi ritratti di uomini illustri dell'epoca romana. Seconda edizione del volgarizzamento curato dal fiorentino Paolo del Rosso (1505-1569) ed edito da Giolito appena due anni prima. Opera di incerto autore, attribuita a S. Aurelio Vittore, Cornelio Nepote e C. Svetonio Tranquillo e quindi proprio a C. Plinio Cecilio Secondo. Raro. Cfr. Iccu..

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        Aristotelis Stagiritæ, Philosophorum omnium Facile Principis, Opera, Qvae In Hvnc Vsqve Diem Extant Omnia, Latinitate partim antea, partim nunc primum à uiris doctissimis donata, & Græcum ad exemplar diligenter recognita. Omnia in Tres Tomos digesta. Accesserunt in singulos Libros Argumenta, nunc primum ex optimis Græcorum Commentarijs in Latinam linguam conuersa, & suis quæq[ue] locis apposita. Item, Svpra Censvram Io. Lodovici Vivis Valentini de Libris Aristotelicis, & Philippi Melanchthonis Commentationem doctissimam, adiecta nunc primùm fuit de ordine librorum Aristotelis . Dissertatio . (T. 1: Porphyrij Eisagoge. Analyticon proteron . Analyticon hyst. . Tpoicorum Libri VIII, Elenchorum. Libri II). Tomvs Secvndvs: Physiologiam Eivs Tota

      Basileae [Basel], Oporinus. 1548 - Drei Teile in einem Band. 36 x 24 cm. [12] Bl., 211 S.; [4] Bl., 667 S.; [4] Bl., 555 S. Mit Metallschnitt-Druckermarke auf dem Titel, mehreren (meist schematischen) Textholzschnitten und zahlreichen teils figürlichen Holzschnitt-Initialen. Ohne die 66 Bl. Register, welche diesem Exemplar auch nie beigebunden waren (Kopie anbei). Zeitgenössisches blindgeprägtes Schweinsleder über Holzdeckeln mit zwei Messingschließen, Vorderdeckel mit Kurztitel in Schwarzprägung. Einband berieben, an den Kanten Fehlstellen im Leder, Kapitale mit kleinen Schäden, vorderes Innengelenk angebrochen. Bewegliches (Leder-) Teil einer Schließe erneuert. Vereinzelt leicht stockfleckig und gering wasserrandig. Ein Blatt mit Eckabriß (ohne Textverlust). Im dritten Band gelegentlich mit Anstreichungen. Stempelauswaschungen auf allen Titelblättern (s.u.). Haupttitel mit handschriftlichem Besitzeintrag des 17./ 18. Jhs. VD16 A 3284. Adams A 1743. Index Aurel. 108.137. Basler Ausgabe der Werke des Aristoteles mit der Lebensbeschreibung von Melanchthon, besorgt von Hieronymus Gemusaeus. Enthält neben Melanchthons "De vita Aristotelis" auch "Aristotelis operibus censura" des spanischen Kardinals Vives. Sehr schöner Druck in Antiqua mit griechischen Einsprengseln. Im Ganzen gut erhaltenes, innen sauberes Exemplar. Titel mit hs. Besitzeintrag der bischöfl. Bibl. Wiener Neustadt: "ex Bibliotheca Episcopatus Neostadensis". Der wohl jüngere (ausgewaschene) Stempel war 1996 schon nicht mehr vorhanden; er wird jedenfalls in der Auktionsbeschreibung von Hauswedell & Nolte, wo das Exemplar verkauft worden ist, nicht erwähnt. Die kaum lesbaren Reste könnten als (in Fraktur) "Bibliothek der Hauptpfarre. [Rest unleserlich]" [?] entziffert werden. Der qualitätvolle deutsche Einband mit dekorativen Elementen und einer Prophetenrolle (Teildurchreibung vorhanden).

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        Vitruvius Des allernamhafftigsten unnd hocherfahrnesten Römischen Architecti unnd kunstreichen Werck oder Bawmeisters Marci Vitruvij Pollionis Zehen Bücher von der Architectur und künstlichem Bawen [...]. Erstmals verteutscht unnd in Truck verordnet. Durch D. Gualtherum H. Rivium Medic. & Mathem. Vormals in Teütsche Sprach zu transferieren noch von niemand sonst understanden sonder für unmüglich geachtet worden. Jetzt aber an vilen Orten verbessert.

      4, Titelbl. in Rot und Schwarz, 15 Bl. Vorrede u. Register, 613 S., 180 Holzschnitte (davon 27 als Taf.), Neuere Priv.-HLwd. m. handschriftl. Rückenschild., S. 193 - 196 (mit den beiden Holzschnitten [...] Figur der Glidmassung Menschliches Cörpers [...] und [...] grundlegung Menschlicher glidmassung nach rechter Symmetria [...]) fehlen, liegen aber als Kopien bei. Berieben, Kanten tlw. beschabt, vord. Gelenk tlw. geplatzt (Titelbl. hälftig lose), einige Besitzereinträge auf Titelbl. und mehrere Marginalien, jeweils von alter Hand in Tinte, durchgeh. Wasserfleck in unterer Ecke (ca. 300 S. auch im Satzspiegel), im letzten Fünftel mehrere Bl. grossflächig braun, ca. 10 Bl. m. Frasskanal am Fusssteg, tlw. etw. stockfl., 2 Taf. knapp beschnitten gesamthaft ordentliches Ex. (Verbesserter) Neudruck der Ausgabe 1548. Vierte u. letzte Ausgabe der Übertragung des architekturtheoret. Hauptwerks der Antike durch den Straßburger Arzt Walther Hermann Ryff. Die erste Ausgabe dieser ersten deutschen Übersetzung erschien 1548 in Nürnberg bei Petreius, weitere bei Henricpetri 1575 u. 1582.- Die bereits in der ersten Ausgabe verwendeten Holzschnitte wurden Peter Flötner, Georg Pencz, Virgil Solis, Hans Brosamer u. Erhard Schön zugeschrieben. Sie zeigen Befestigungsanlagen, Säulenordnungen, Tempel, Paläste, private u. öffentliche Bauten, Wasserräder u. -schrauben, Hebemaschinen, Kriegsmaschinen, Wege- u. Zeitmesser sowie die Grundlagen der Mechanik.

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        riformati nella citt... di Coira nell'anno del Signore 1548 nel mese di genaro per li mag. signori commissarij a ci• specialmente eletti nella publica Dieta fatta nella medesima citt... nell'anno precedente nel mese d'agosto. Et doppo approbati et confirmati per gli Illustrissimi Signori delle tre Leghe in un'altra Dieta fatta medesimamente in Coira nell'anno 1549 nel mese di genaro, et finalmente per M. Giorgio Traverso con l'aiuto di M. Giacomo Cataneo in questo ordine ridotti et dalla latina nella volgar lingua tradotti. (Segue:) Capitolatione della pace et amicitia perpetua stabilita e celebrata nell'anno 1639 e ratificata a 24 ottobre 1726 dall'eccellentissimo signor conte di Dau, Principe di Tirano in nome di Sua Maesta, e degli ambasciatori delle tre Leghe Grise.

      Coira, vedova Andrea Pfeffer, 1737, 1548. Due opere in un vol. in-4ø; (Statuti): 2 cc., 324 pp. - (Capitolatione): 60 pp. In questo esemplare sono state inserite all'origine 6 carte bianche prima dell'indice e due prima dell'appendice probabilmente per lasciare spazio ad aggiornamenti delle norme. Significativa legatura coeva, verosimilmente realizzata in prossimit... del luogo di stampa, in pelle con eleganti fregi fitomorfi disposti agli angoli di una cornice di filetti a secco che inquadra i piatti e di una losanga elegantemente impressa ad inquadrare un piccolo fregio posto al centro e ripetuto sul dorso (minime tracce d'uso). Qualche normale lieve brunitura. Ottimo esemplare. Edizione originale. Editi a Poschiavo nel 1549 e poi nel 1668, questi statuti sono qui riproposti con diverse aggiunte, spiegazioni e miglioramenti. Come in molti esemplari troviamo rilegata in fine la conferma, avvenuta il 24 ottobre 1726, della Capitolazione sulla "Valtellina, Contadi di Bormio e Chiavenna" che era stata "concertata in Milano" nel 1639. Valsecchi Pontiggia, Bibliografia della Valtellina e della Valchiavenna, nø 4402 (Statuti), nø 2834 (Capitolazione). Fontana III, pp. 269-71.

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        De alchemia dialogi duo. Quorum prior, genuinam librorum Gebri sententiam, de industria ab authore celatam, & figurato sermone inuolutam retegit, & certis argumentis probat .

      Leiden Beringen 1548 - (17 x 11,5 cm) 147 S. Mit Holzschnittdruckermarke auf dem Titel sowie 3 Schrotschnittinitialen und einem Holzschnitt auf der letzten Seite. Flexibler Pergamentband der Zeit. Lateinische Ausgabe des 1544 erstmals in Venedig unter dem Titel "La Espositione di Geber philosopho" erschienenen Werkes. Der in Dialogform abgefasste Band enthält im ersten Teil die Unterhaltung zwischen einem gewissen Demogorgon und Geber über dessen Werke. Im zweiten Teil unterhält Demogorgon sich mit Raimund Lull über dessen "Lignum vitae" und die Entdeckung einer Arznei zur Lebensverlängerung. - Kopp vermutet, dass es sich beim Verfasser um einen Mitte des 16. Jahrhunderts lebenden Arzt und Alchemisten aus Orci nuovi aus der Gegend von Brescia handelt. - Durchgehend leicht gebräunt und stockfleckig. Die ersten Blätter stellenweise mit braunen Flecken, hinterlegten kleinen Papierdurchbrüchen und handschriftlichen Textergänzungen. Anfangs Wurmspuren im inneren weißen Rand mit geringfügigem Buchstabenverlust. Stellenweise mit Marginalien von alter Hand. Einband leicht bestoßen und ohne Bindebänder. - Ferguson I, 123; Rosenthal BMP 337 und Brüning 247 (beide unter Geber)

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        1548 Italian Savonarola Bible Sermons- Publ in Veince- sermons-Psalms

      - Main Author: Savonarola, Girolamo Expositio in Psalmos Misere Mei Deus Published: Venetia: al Segno Della Speranza, 1548 Subject: Penitential Psalms Beautiful antique leather binding professionally bound by the hand of a very skilled bookbinder Rare and excellent contents. 6.25" x 4.5". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De coloribus libellus ... una cum eiusdem praefatione, qua coloris naturam declarat

      Pp. 197 (3). Unito a: PORZIO SIMONE. De coloribus oculorum. Florentiae, ex officina Laurentii Torrentinii, 1550. Pp. 57 (3). Due opere in un volume di cm. 21. Testo latino e greco; alcuni graziosi capilettera xilografici. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena molle con titoli ms. al dorso e nervi passanti. Antiche note al margine di mano coeva. Sottile e antica striscia di rinforzo al margine interno del frontespizio e al margine alto di p. 7, arrossatura limitata alle prime carte e qualche fioritura sparsa. Esemplare nel complesso genuino e ben conservato. Simone Porzio (1497-1554), filosofo e medico napoletano, fu autore di importanti saggi scientifici e filosofici scritti tra il 1537 e il 1553. Il De coloribus è un trattato sul colore, attribuito tralatiziamente ad Aristotele e quindi tradotto e commentato da Porzio. Il De coloribus oculorum è invece un trattato scientifico in cui Porzio, in questo caso in veste di autore di uno dei primi trattati di oftalmologia, illustra e spiega la varietà del colore degli occhi. Entrambe le opere rare e in edizione originale. Cfr. Iccu; Moreni, Annali del Torrentino, p. 25 e p. 122; Wellcome, I 5217-18; Adams, P 1958..

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        M. Elucidarius, von allerhand geschoepffen Gottes, den Engeln, den Himeln, Gestirns, Planeten, und wie alle Creaturn geschaffen sein auff erden. Auch wie die erd in drey tayl getailt, und dero Länder, sampt der völcker darinn, aygenschafften, un wunderbarlichen Thieren, Auß Plinio Secundo, Solino, und andern Weltbeschreibern, ain kurtze lustige anzaygung.

      - Augsburg, Valentin Otmar, 1548. 4to. 40 Bl. Mit Titelholzschnitt u. 6 (1 wdh.) Textillustrationen in Holzschnitt. Moderner Pergament mit Schließbändern. Spätmittelalterliche Welterklärung und frühneuzeitliche Naturkunde in der Form des Lehrdialogs. Verfaßt im Auftrag Heinrichs des Löwen als komprimierte Summa des Wissens am Ende des 12. Jahrunderts, prägt der Lucidarius bis zum späten 16. Jahrhundert vier Jahrhunderte deutscher Bildungsgeschichte. Verbreitet in über 50 Handschriften und 80 Editionen, ist er lange das beliebteste didaktische Volks- und Gebrauchsbuch. Erstdruck in Augsburg 1475 (nach Graesse II, 470; cf. Hain 8803: o. O. und J.). Die Urfassung zweier Kapläne Heinrichs - bearbeitet nach lateinischen Quellen, vor allem aber nach dem 'Elucidarium' des Honorius Augustodunensis aus dem frühen 12. Jahrhundert - erfährt im Umbruch zur Frühen Neuzeit starke inhaltliche Veränderungen. Das Wissen über die Welt tritt gegenüber religiöser Unterweisung in den Vordergrund. Um 1535 beginnt die protestantische Überarbeitung der Kosmographie. Otmars Edition behält die alte Stoffteilung in 3 Bücher (mit Blick auf die Trinität) nicht bei, vielmehr werden in 25 Kapiteln die Erdteile Asien, Afrika und Europa mit Beschreibungen vieler Länder und Regionen behandelt, außerdem Naturphänomene, kosmische Erscheinungen, Astronomie, Entstehung menschlichen Lebens u.v.m. - Zwei der Illustrationen stammen von Hans Burgkmair d. Ä. (1473-1531), bedeutendster Augsburger Meister der Dürerzeit. Der Titelholzschnitt mit Monogramm "HB" zeigt einen Gelehrten, der durch die Armillarsphäre in seiner rechten Hand als Astronom kenntlich ist. Der kleinere Burgkmairsche Holzschnitt, Bl. D3v, eine männliche Figur vor Sternenhimmel, stammt aus Murners Schelmenzunft. Die runde Illustration auf Bl. B2v (wdh. H3r) zeigt astrologische Symbolik im zwölffach geteilten Kreis, weitere Bilder zu Sonnenfinsternis und Planetenlehre. - VD 16, L 3085; Zinner 1939; nicht bei Adams und im BM STC, German. - Fingerfleckig u. leicht gebräunt, stellenw. auch braunfleckig. Bl. B1-E4 mit sorgfältig ausgebesserter Wurmspur unter geringem Textverlust, winzige Wurmgänge in Kopf- und Innensteg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        C. Plinii Caecilii Secundi Novocomensis, Epistolarum libri X : Eiusdem Panegyricus Traiano dictus. Cum Commentarijs Joannis Mariae Catanaei, viri doctissimi. Multis Epistolis cum illarum interpretatione adiectis. Adiuncti sunt alii, ad alios Caesares, Panegyrici, ad fidem vetusti exemplaris emendati.

      [14] Bl., 646 S., [5] Bl.,168, 151 S., [14] Bl 4 Flexibles Pergamenteinband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rücken- und Deckeltitel. (an den Kanten beschädigt, Buchblock gelockert.) Adams, P 1548. Ebert 17348. - Sammlung von Briefen, in denen Plinius Begebenheiten erzählt, an denen er als Anwalt und Redner teilgenommen hat. Außerdem berichtet er über den Ausbruch des Vesuvs, den er in Begleitung seines Onkels in Misenum miterlebte. Der 10. Teil enthält den Briefwechsel mit Trajan, in dem er u.a. als Statthalter von Bithynien über die dortigen Christengemeinden berichtet und um Anweisung ihrer strafrechtlichen Behandlung bittet, mit dem in milder Form der Strafverfolgung ausfallenden Bescheid Trajans. Der sogenannte "Panegyricus" enthält die Rede des Plinius beim Antritt des Konsulats im Senat. Buchblock gut, Einband fleckig und etwas beschädigt.

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        Chiliades adagiorum. Opus integrum et persectum ... locupletatum & recognitum, quems admodum in extremis conatibus autoriuisum est. Acceßit indicibus antiquis in hac impreßione nouus & tertius, qui non modo uarias dictiones cum Graecas tum Latinas uerumetiam historias & fabulas copiose.

      Köln, J. Gymnich 1548. Mit Holzschnittvignette auf Titel. 54 unn. Bll. 874 S. Blindgeprägter Schweinslederband d. Zt. über Holzdeckeln. 34 x 23 cm. Für mich bibliographisch nicht nachweisbare Ausgabe, bzw. Variante: Die Jahreszahl MDXXXX ist hier mit einer nachträglich gedruckten \"VIII\" ergänzt worden, zu den für die bekannte Ausgabe von 1540 (vgl. VD16 E 1944; Van der Haeghen I, 4; Bezzel 83) angegebenen 44 unnum. Bll. sind hier noch 10 weitere danach vorhanden \"Ad lectorem de usus huius indicis\" mit einer eigenen Bogenzählung (A6, B4). - Titel mit Besitzeinträgen von Johann Balthasar Golther (gest. 1696), Pastor zu Sielmingen und seines gleichnamigen Sohnes (1640-1710) als stud. phil, 1657. - Es fehlen die Schließen. Einband angestaubt und bestoßen. Tls. etwas fleckig. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Les Allumettes du Feu Divin

      Bonnemare 1548 - Published 1548, leather bound. Text in French. Front board totally detached from text block; spine loosening. Top and bottom of spine missing. Pages are bound tightly still. Heaviest wear to exterior and front page, which has some marks, creases, and soiling. Pages have a few marks in margins, and are slightly soiled, particularly to edges. Front endpaper soiled, with pen marks. Leather is rubbed, cracked. Reliable customer service. Photos available. (Shipping estimates are based on 2-pound books; heavier books and sets may required additional shipping charges.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gemeiner loblicher Eydgnoschafft Stetten, Landen und Völckeren Chronick wirdiger Thaaten Beschreybung : hierinn wirt auch die Gelegenheit der gantzen Europe, jtem ein kurtzvergriffne Chronica Germaniae oder Teütschlands, in sonders aber ein fleyssige Histori und ordenliche Beschreybung Gallie oder Franckrychs fürgestellt, darauff denn obgedachte der Eydgnoschafft Beschreybung volget / welchs alles mit gar schönen geographischen Landtaflen, contrafetischem Abmalen der Stetten, Fläcken und Schlachten, auch mit vilen alten und herrlichen Waapen künigklicher, fürstlicher und edler Geschlächten oder Geburtstaflen fürgebildet, darzuo mit fleyssigen Registern aussgescheiden, durch Johann Stumpffen beschriben und in XIII Bücher abgeteilt ist....

      Gemeiner loblicher Eydgnoschafft Stetten, Landen und Völckeren Chronick wirdiger Thaaten Beschreybung : hierinn wirt auch die Gelegenheit der gantzen Europe, jtem ein kurtzvergriffne Chronica Germaniae oder Teütschlands, in sonders aber ein fleyssige Histori und ordenliche Beschreybung Gallie oder Franckrychs fürgestellt, darauff denn obgedachte der Eydgnoschafft Beschreybung volget / welchs alles mit gar schönen geographischen Landtaflen, contrafetischem Abmalen der Stetten, Fläcken und Schlachten, auch mit vilen alten und herrlichen Waapen künigklicher, fürstlicher und edler Geschlächten oder Geburtstaflen fürgebildet, darzuo mit fleyssigen Registern aussgescheiden, durch Johann Stumpffen beschriben und in XIII Bücher abgeteilt ist, welcher Summen und Innhalt nach 5 nächst umbgewendten Blettern eigentlich verzeichnet findst. Getruckt Zürych in der Eydgnoschafft : bey Christoffel Froschouer, 1548 Der Band 1 enthält das 1. bis 4. Buch, mit Beschreibung von Europa, Deutschland, Frankreich und der alten Schweiz/Helvetiens von Julius Cäsar bis zur Gründung der Eidgenossenschaft. Mit fünf doppelblattgr. Karten von Europa, Deutschland, Frankreich, 2x Schweiz ( Alle Karten vorhanden), sowie mehreren tausend Textholzschnitten. Der Band 2 hält 5. bis 13. Buch über die Schweiz. VD 16 S 9864 Erste Ausgabe der berühmten Schweizer Chronik, die noch reicher als die Schedelsche Weltchronik illustriert wurde. Zugleich eines der am reichsten illustrierten Holzschnittbücher des 16. Jhdts. Die 5 großen Karten stellen Europa, Schweiz, Deutschland und Frankreich dar, die 5. die zugewandten Orte. Weitere 7 blattgroße Karten zeigen die einzelnen Schweizer Kantone. Sie erschienen bereits 1546 separat und sind hier in die Chronik eingearbeitet. Die Textholzschnitte zeigen Belagerungen, Schlachten, Portraits und sonstige historische Darstellungen, auch Holbeins Bilder zum Alten Testament von 1547 wurden verwendet. Das Werk ist ganz im protestantischen Geiste geschrieben, starke antihabsburgische Tendenzen sind unverkennbar, so daß Kaiser Karl V. ein Verkaufsverbot erließ. Ledereinband über Holzdeckel (Band 1 Holz und Band 2 über Pappe), Schließen bzw. Bindebänder im Lauf der Zeit verloren, teilweise Restauriert. Fehlendes Titelblatt als alte Kopie eingebunden. Mehrere Blatt teils stärker lädiert, teils mit geringen Text- u. Bildverlust, einige laienhaft restauriert. Einige mit Randeinrissen, Teils stärker moderfleckig, teils Wurmspuren, Blatt 120 mit Loch (Textverlust), Blatt 168 mit 2 kleinen Löchern (Textverlust), Blatt 191 Einriss mit kleinen Textverlust, Blatt 456 mit kleiner Fehlstell durch Einriss. Die Schäden betreffen Hauptsächlich den 2 Band. Einige Marginalien von alter Hand. Hier eine Digitale Ansicht des Werkes http://www.e-rara.ch/zuz/content/thumbview/1525954 Deutschland kostenloser Versand DHL Europa 25 DHL Schweiz 40

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        Commentarii linguae Graecae, Gulielmo Budaeo, consiliario Regio, supplicúmque libelloru[m] in Regia magistro, auctore. Ab eodem accuratè recogniti, atque amplius tertia parte aucti [FROM THE PERSONAL LIBRARY OF JOHANN GOTTFRIED SCHWEIGHÄUSER*]

      Ex officina Roberti Stephani typographi Regii (Robert Estienne), Parisii (Paris) 1548 - Folio (13 3/4 x 10"). 1109, [1], [42]pp. (Signature: a-z8, A-Z8, Aa-Zz8, Aaa-Ccc8). Contemporary blind-stamped pigskin over wooden panels. Raised bands. Early 19th-century gold-lettered leather title label to spine. Professor Johann Gottfried Schweighäuser's Ex-libris on inside of front cover. Robert Estienne's device to title page depicting a man standing under an olive-tree, with grafts from which wild branches falling to the ground, and with the words of Romans 11:20, "Noli altum sapere" ("Be not arrogant"). Decorative woodcut initials.First Robert Estienne edition of this important work by the most influential of the French humanist scholars of the early 16th century. The book was instrumental in spreading the study of Greek throughout France. The first edition was originally published in 1529, but this definitive edition is enlarged by more than one-third from notes left by Guillaume Budé, one of the greatest Renaissance contributors to the study of Greek antiquity. Indeed, Budé's "Commentarii" formed the basis for the study of the Greek language in France, and served as the basis of Henri Estienne's "Thesaurus Graecae linguae" (Schreiber). For more information, see: Schreiber 100. Renouard 71, no. 7. Adams B3096. PMM no. 60 (1529 ed.).Binding partly darkened, rubbed and age-toned. Front cover warped. First half of pages with minor age-toning along margin. Minor to moderate age-toning throughout second half of pages. Clear water-staining at upper corner of pages 775 to 1002 (not affecting lettering). Text in Latin and Greek. Binding in overall good-, interior in good+ to very good condition. About the publisher: Robert Estienne (1503-1559) was a 16th-century printer and classical scholar in Paris. He was a former Catholic who became a Protestant late in his life and the first to print the Bible divided into standard numbered verses (from Wikipedia).*Johann Gottfried Schweighäuser (1776-1844) was a renown French philologist and archaeologist who, in 1812, became a professor at the Protestant seminary in Strasbourg. In 1822, he became a correspondent member of the "Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres." (From Wikipedia). Second edition completely revised and greatly expanded. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        El felicissimo viaje d'el muy alto y muy poderoso Principe Don Phelippe, hijo d'el Emperador Don Carlos Quinto Maximo, desde España à sus tierras dela Baxa Alemaña: con la descripcion de todos los estados de Brabante y Flandes. Escrito en quatro libros, ...Antwerp, Martinus Nutius I, 1552 (colophon 25 May 1552). Small folio (27 x 19.5 cm). With the woodcut arms of Charles V on title-page, a full-page woodcut triumphal arch erected in Ghent for Philip's entry, Nutius's woodcut device at the end, and dozens of woodcut decorated initials (4 series). Near contemporary limp vellum, with 6 fragments of a 16th-century manuscript reinforcing the spine of the bookblock, blind- and (later) gold-tooled spine.

      Adams C264; Belg. Typ. 539; Iberian books 2403; Landwehr, Splendid ceremonies 14; Palau 40491. First (and only early) edition, in the original Spanish, of an eyewitness account of the future King Philip II of Spain's travels from Spain through Italy and the German states to the Low Countries from 1548 to 1550 or 1551, intended as preparation for the duties he would face when he succeeded to (in the event only some of) the titles of his father, the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, who was also King Charles I of Spain. The Aragon humanist scholar Juan Cristóbal Calvete de Estrella (ca. 1510/20?-1593) served in the Spanish court of Charles V, who appointed him tutor to Prince Philip (1527-1598) in 1541. He accompanied Philip on these travels, so that his book forms an essential primary source for both the life and personality of the future King Philip II, who was to bring Spain its golden age and its greatest power and wealth, and for the early beginnings of his relations with the Netherlands, which was to revolt against the King, bring about Spain's fall from power and develop its own golden age as an independent state. Calvete de Estrella remained in Antwerp when Philip returned to Spain, having his book printed there. It is an excellent piece of book production, anticipating the role Antwerp was to play as Europe's leading centre of printing and publishing.With an early marginal manuscript note and occasional later (mostly pencil) notes and marks. With a small worm trail in the inner foot margin of about 40 leaves, not approaching the text, and faint marginal water stains in the last and first three leaves, but still in very good condition. The cover has nearly come loose from the bookblock, has some tears and stains, has lost its 2 pair of ties and the endpapers are tattered.

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        Chiliades adagiorum. Opus integrum et persectum ... locupletatum & recognitum, quems admodum in extremis conatibus autoriuisum est. Acceßit indicibus antiquis in hac impreßione nouus & tertius, qui non modo uarias dictiones cum Graecas tum Latinas uerumetiam historias & fabulas copiose.

      Köln, J. Gymnich 1548.. Mit Holzschnittvignette auf Titel. 54 unn. Bll. 874 S. Blindgeprägter Schweinslederband d. Zt. über Holzdeckeln. 34 x 23 cm. Für mich bibliographisch nicht nachweisbare Ausgabe, bzw. Variante: Die Jahreszahl MDXXXX ist hier mit einer nachträglich gedruckten "VIII" ergänzt worden, zu den für die bekannte Ausgabe von 1540 (vgl. VD16 E 1944; Van der Haeghen I, 4; Bezzel 83) angegebenen 44 unnum. Bll. sind hier noch 10 weitere danach vorhanden "Ad lectorem de usus huius indicis" mit einer eigenen Bogenzählung (A6, B4). - Titel mit Besitzeinträgen von Johann Balthasar Golther (gest. 1696), Pastor zu Sielmingen und seines gleichnamigen Sohnes (1640-1710) als stud. phil, 1657. - Es fehlen die Schließen. Einband angestaubt und bestoßen. Tls. etwas fleckig.

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        Agend Buchlein fur die Pfarrherren auff dem Land

      Johan vom Berg & Ulrich Neuber, Nurnberg, 1548. Fifth Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. This work has been rebound, probably in the distant past. Binding shows heavy use, but minimal serious wear. The pages are age toned, but none are brittle. There is scattered staining, generally in the margins & some dark spots, again mostly in the margins. Several ink marks appear, one of Dietrich's name (see image) and another of a marginal note. Two pages are wrinkled at the base (see image), and there is some minor, marginal worming. Name also appears as Vitus & Veit, he was Luther's person secretary, composing hymns and publishing sermons, some of which were included among Luther's sermons and not correctly identified until much later. Size: Small Octavo. 247 pages. Text is in German. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Religion & Theology; Germany; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; German Language; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14902. .

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        Anno Primo Edwardi Sexti. Statutes made in the Parlamente begon at Westminstre the fowerth daie of Nouembre [1547] . . . and from thens continued to the xxiiii daie of Decembre then next ensuing [etc.]. S.T.C. 9421.3; Beale S218

      The rare acts of Edward VI's first Parliament, including "[t]he act . . . worthy of a special place in the history of treason", ameliorating Henry VIII's harsh legislation and abolishing witchcraft as a capital felony; this one of five copies in STC. Modern 1/4 morocco over marbled boards, rubbed, some light staining and minor worming, with the bookplate of Edwin Freshfield; the Taussig copy. Excusum . . . in aedibus Richardi Graftoni [etc.], Londini, 1548 [1553?].

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        Anno Primo Edwardi Sexti. Statutes made in the Parlament begon at westminstr the fowerthe daye of Nouember [1547] . . . and from thence continued to the xxiiii daye of Decembre then next ensuyng [etc.]. S.T.C. 9421.6; Beale S220a

      The acts of Edward VI's first Parliament, including "[t]he act . . . worthy of a special place in the history of treason", ameliorating Henry VIII's harsh legislation, enacting the two witnesses rule, and abolishing witchcraft as a capital felony. Modern 1/4 morocco over marbled boards, minor (pinhole) worming, else quite clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy. Excusum . . . in aedibus Richardi Graftoni [i.e. Richard Tottel], London, 1548 [1570?].

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        Omnia Divini Platonis Opera tralatione Marsilii Ficini. emendatione, et ad graecum codicem collatione Simonis Grynaei, summa diligentia repurgata

      Antonium Vincentium (Godefr. - Marcellus Beringi), 1548. In-folio (348x215mm), pp. (40) di indice tricolonne preliminare, 646, legatura antica in p. pergamena rigida con titolo calligrafato anticamente su dorso a 3 nervi rilevati. Tagli spruzzati. Marca tipografica al titolo Le cc. 617-618 e 621-622 sono anteposte. Ex-libris manoscritto in data 1803 al titolo. Qualche sporadica e ininfluente brunitura. Ottimo esemplare. Inconsueta cinquecentina lionese (esemplata sull'edizione del froben del 1532) del corpus completo delle opere di Platone nella classica traduzione latina di Marsilio Ficino, la prima e più importante di ogni epoca. Il sommo umanista avviò la sua traduzione platonica nel 1462, dopo aver studiato il greco con il Platina, per volere di Cosimo de' Medici, raccogliendo attorno a sé nella villa di Careggi una schiera di dotti e di fatto fondando quello che sarà il preludio all'Accademia fiorentina sviluppatasi sotto Lorenzo il Magnifico. Compiuta nel 1477, l'opera segnò in modo determinante la rivalutazione, anche in chiave cristiana, del pensiero platonico (e il conseguente tentativo di un connubio tra platonismo e cristianesimo sistematizzato nella sua massima opera, la "Theologia Platonica") ed è tra le più alte produzioni letterarie e speculative dell'Umanesimo, di capitale importanza nella storia della cultura rinascimentale. Ad essa risale la moderna diffusione e conoscenza del pensiero platonico, limitate in età medievale al solo "Timeo". La prima edizione apparve a Firenze nel 1484, precedendo l'editio princeps del testo greco, edita da Aldo Manuzio nel 1513. Alla presente impressione lionese è premessa una lettera dedicatoria di Simon Grynaeus [Gryner] (Veringenstadt, 1543-Basilea, 1541)), teologo protestante, grecista e latinista tedesco, compagno di studi di Melantone e assiduo corrispondente di Erasmo e di Calvino, seguita da una lettera del Ficino a Lorenzo de Medici, dalla sua vita di Platone, dal suo avviso al lettore e da tre quartine in lingua greca. Cfr. Baudrier, X, 380. Schweiger, I, 248. Manca all'Adams e a STC French. Sulla fortuna della versione ficiniana e delle opere di Platone in genere, Raymond Klibansky, "The Continuity of the Platonic Tradition during the Middle Ages", Londra, 1981. Latino

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        Le rime spirituali della signora Vittoria Colonna marchesana di Pescara. Non piu stampate da pochissime infuori, le quali altrove corrotte, et qui corrette si leggono.

      Venezia, "Comin da Trino di Monferrato "al segno di San Giorgio", " 1548. - 8°, circa 16 x 10,3 cm. 48 num. Bll., 4 Bll. Neueres Halbleinenbändchen mit den alten marmorierten Deckeln "CNCE 12834; nicht bei Adams (hat die Valgrisi-Ausgabe vom selben Jahr); vgl. Gamba 1325 (empfiehlt die Valgrisi-Ausgabe). Seltene noch frühe Ausgabe der erstmals 1539 in Parma erschienenen Gedichte, die schon bald etwas irreführend als "rime spirituali" berühmt wurden, obwohl ein Teil in der Tradition Petrarcas der weltliche Liebe gewidmet ist. - Letztes Blatt mit grossem zusätzlich eingedrucktem Holzschnitt im unteren weissen Rand (zeigt eine Deckelvase). - Wenig gebräunt, gegen Ende im unteren Bereich etwas feuchtrandig, nur letztes Blatt mit kleinen Papierfehlern in der äussersten unteren Ecke (weit vom Text), sonst gut erhalten. - Complete text, early edition, minor browning, last leaves with small waterstains to lower white margin, only last leaf with small flaws in paper to the lower corner (not touching the text). Last page also with an old added woodcut showing a vase (?). Bound in simple modern half-cloth with older marbled boards preserved. " [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Agend Buchlein fur die Pfarrherren auff dem Land

      Johan vom Berg & Ulrich Neuber, 1548, Hardcover (Quarter Leather), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Fifth Edition. This work has been rebound, probably in the distant past. Binding shows heavy use, but minimal serious wear. The pages are age toned, but none are brittle. There is scattered staining, generally in the margins & some dark spots, again mostly in the margins. Several ink marks appear, one of Dietrich's name (see image) and another of a marginal note. Two pages are wrinkled at the base (see image), and there is some minor, marginal worming. Name also appears as Vitus & Veit, he was Luther's person secretary, composing hymns and publishing sermons, some of which were included among Luther's sermons and not correctly identified until much later. Size: Small Octavo. 247 pages. Text is in German. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Religion & Theology; Germany; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; German Language; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14902.

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        Anno Primo Edwardi Sexti. Statutes made in the Parlamente begon at Westminstre the fowerth daie of Nouembre [1547] . . . and from thens continued to the xxiiii daie of Decembre then next ensuing [etc.]. S.T.C. 9421.3; Beale S218

      Londini: Excusum . . . in aedibus Richardi Graftoni [etc.], 1548 [1553?]. Modern 1/4 morocco over marbled boards, rubbed, some light staining and minor worming, with the bookplate of Edwin Freshfield; the Taussig copy The rare acts of Edward VI's first Parliament, including "[t]he act . . . worthy of a special place in the history of treason", ameliorating Henry VIII's harsh legislation and abolishing witchcraft as a capital felony; this one of five copies in STC

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        Anno Primo Edwardi Sexti. Statutes made in the Parlament begon at westminstr the fowerthe daye of Nouember [1547] . . . and from thence continued to the xxiiii daye of Decembre then next ensuyng [etc.]. S.T.C. 9421.6; Beale S220a

      London: Excusum . . . in aedibus Richardi Graftoni [i.e. Richard Tottel], 1548 [1570?]. Modern 1/4 morocco over marbled boards, minor (pinhole) worming, else quite clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy The acts of Edward VI's first Parliament, including "[t]he act . . . worthy of a special place in the history of treason", ameliorating Henry VIII's harsh legislation, enacting the two witnesses rule, and abolishing witchcraft as a capital felony

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        Omnia divini Platonis opera tralatione Marsilii Ficini, emendatione, et ad Graecum codicem collatione Simonis Grynaei, summa diligentia repurgata. Index quam copiosissimus praefixus est.

      - Lugduni, apud Antonium Vincentium, 1548 (In fine: Lugduni, excudebant Godefridus, et Marcellus Beringi, fratres, 1548), in-folio, leg. ottocentesca in mezza pelle (consunzioni alla carta marmorizzata dei piatti), titolo e fregi in oro e a secco al dorso, pp. [40], 646. Con marca tipografica sul frontespizio. Manca l'ultima carta, Hh6, che era bianca. Qualche alone di antica umidità a diverse carte della seconda metà del volume. Lievi bruniture. Antica firma di possesso sul frontespizio. Minimo foro di tarlo al margine bianco inferiore delle prime due carte. Buon esemplare di questa non comune edizione lionese in-folio della traduzione latina di Marsilio Ficino, uno dei testi più importanti del Rinascimento italiano. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Apophthegmatum ex optimis urtriusq. linguae scriptoribus. Libri Octo.

      - Lugduni, Seb. Gryphium, 1548, 17,5 x 11 cm., pergamino a la romana, 672 págs. en letra cursiva + 20 h. (Ejemplar con taladro en el margen inferior sin afectar en ningún caso al texto. Muy temprana edición de los apotegmas de Erasmo editados por primera vez el año 1532).

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        De doctrina promiscua lirer (= liber).

      - Florence, Laurentius Torrentinus, 1548. 8vo. [xvi],461,[3 blank] pp. Limp vellum (rebacked). (old stamps and owners entries on title page, first 30 pp. stained and slightly moulded, sporadic foxing; annotations and corrections in a contemporary hand) First edition of this "work of miscellaneous content, dealing with various medical, physical, and astrological questions". Thorndike IV, p.399-405. Galeotto Marzio da Narni (1427-1490?) was from 1461 to 1486 librarian of the famous library of King Matthias Corvinus of Hungary. He was also favoured by Louis XI of France, according to Gabriel Naudé. Galeotto Marzio finished 'De doctrina promiscua' ca. 1490, and dedicated the book to Lorenzo di Medici il Magnifico in the hope of finding a new mecenas. Laurentius Torrentinus, (1499-1563) from the Netherlands' province of Brabant, famous printer to Duke Cosimo de Medici. In his introduction he gives two reasons for publishing this work: firstly the importance of Galeotti Marzio and his knowledge; and secondly to praise the Medici family (from whose library he had extracted the manuscript). Adams M747. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        El felicissimo viaje d'el muy alto y muy poderoso Principe Don Phelippe, hijo d'el Emperador Don Carlos Quinto Maximo, desde España à sus tierras dela Baxa Alemaña: con la descripcion de todos los estados de Brabante y Flandes. Escrito en quatro libros, ...Antwerp, Martinus Nutius I, 1552 (colophon 25 May 1552). Small folio (27 x 19.5 cm). With the woodcut arms of Charles V on title-page, a full-page woodcut triumphal arch erected in Ghent for Philip's entry, Nutius's woodcut device at the end, and dozens of woodcut decorated initials (4 series). Near contemporary limp vellum, with 6 fragments of a 16th-century manuscript reinforcing the spine of the bookblock, blind- and (later) gold-tooled spine.

      Adams C264; Belg. Typ. 539; Iberian books 2403; Landwehr, Splendid ceremonies 14; Palau 40491. First (and only early) edition, in the original Spanish, of an eyewitness account of the future King Philip II of Spain's travels from Spain through Italy and the German states to the Low Countries from 1548 to 1550 or 1551, intended as preparation for the duties he would face when he succeeded to (in the event only some of) the titles of his father, the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, who was also King Charles I of Spain. The Aragon humanist scholar Juan Cristóbal Calvete de Estrella (ca. 1510/20?-1593) served in the Spanish court of Charles V, who appointed him tutor to Prince Philip (1527-1598) in 1541. He accompanied Philip on these travels, so that his book forms an essential primary source for both the life and personality of the future King Philip II, who was to bring Spain its golden age and its greatest power and wealth, and for the early beginnings of his relations with the Netherlands, which was to revolt against the King, bring about Spain's fall from power and develop its own golden age as an independent state. Calvete de Estrella remained in Antwerp when Philip returned to Spain, having his book printed there. It is an excellent piece of book production, anticipating the role Antwerp was to play as Europe's leading centre of printing and publishing.With an early marginal manuscript note and occasional later (mostly pencil) notes and marks. With a small worm trail in the inner foot margin of about 40 leaves, not approaching the text, and faint marginal water stains in the last and first three leaves, but still in very good condition. The cover has nearly come loose from the bookblock, has some tears and stains, has lost its 2 pair of ties and the endpapers are tattered.

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        De coloribus libellus . una cum eiusdem praefatione, qua coloris naturam declarat.Florentiae, Torrentino Lorenzo, 1548.

      Florentiae, Torrentino Lorenzo 1548 - Pp. 197 (3). Unito a: PORZIO SIMONE. De coloribus oculorum. Florentiae, ex officina Laurentii Torrentinii, 1550. Pp. 57 (3). Due opere in un volume di cm. 21. Testo latino e greco; alcuni graziosi capilettera xilografici. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena molle con titoli ms. al dorso e nervi passanti. Antiche note al margine di mano coeva. Sottile e antica striscia di rinforzo al margine interno del frontespizio e al margine alto di p. 7, arrossatura limitata alle prime carte e qualche fioritura sparsa. Esemplare nel complesso genuino e ben conservato. Simone Porzio (1497-1554), filosofo e medico napoletano, fu autore di importanti saggi scientifici e filosofici scritti tra il 1537 e il 1553. Il De coloribus è un trattato sul colore, attribuito tralatiziamente ad Aristotele e quindi tradotto e commentato da Porzio. Il De coloribus oculorum è invece un trattato scientifico in cui Porzio, in questo caso in veste di autore di uno dei primi trattati di oftalmologia, illustra e spiega la varietà del colore degli occhi. Entrambe le opere rare e in edizione originale. Cfr. Iccu; Moreni, Annali del Torrentino, p. 25 e p. 122; Wellcome, I 5217-18; Adams, P 1958. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De gli huomini valorosi et illustri, tradotto di latino in lingua toscana, da messer Paulo del Rosso.In Vinegia, (per Comin da Trino di Monferrato), (1548).

      In Vinegia, (per Comin da Trino di Monferrato) (1548) - Cm. 14, cc. (36). Marchio tip. al frontespizio e numerosi splendidi capilettera xil. Legatura in perg. antica forse rimontata. Esemplare un po' corto di margini, alone perlopiù marginale, limitato alla seconda parte del volume, peraltro esemplare nel complesso ben conservato. Gaio Plinio Cecilio Secondo (61-113?), scrittore di origini comasche fu il nipote di Plinio il Vecchio. Cresciuto dottrinalmente nella scuola di Quintiliano fu grande amico di Tacito, si dedicò alla storia e soprattutto alla carriera politica, prima come senatore e poi come governatore. Quest'opera raccoglie 77 brevi ritratti di uomini illustri dell'epoca romana. Seconda edizione del volgarizzamento curato dal fiorentino Paolo del Rosso (1505-1569) ed edito da Giolito appena due anni prima. Opera di incerto autore, attribuita a S. Aurelio Vittore, Cornelio Nepote e C. Svetonio Tranquillo e quindi proprio a C. Plinio Cecilio Secondo. Raro. Cfr. Iccu. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Morales de Plutarco. Traduzidos de lengua griega en castellana. Alcalá de Henares, Juan de Brocar, 1548 [EJEMPLAR FALTO DE 3 HOJAS]

      Juan de Brocar, Alacalá de Henares, 1548 - Folio, [11]+CCI+[2] hojas. EJEMPLAR FALTO DE LOS FOLIOS LXXII Y LXXIII, ASÍ COMO DE LA HOJA FINAL CON MARCA DE IMPRESOR; POR EL CONTRARIO, PRESENTA UNA HOJA DE PRELIMINARES MÁS QUE EL RESTO DE EJEMPLARES CONSULTADOS, EN LA QUE SE INCLUYE LA APROBACIÓN Y TASA DE LA OBRA, RUBRICADA POR FRANCISCO DE LEDESMA POR MANDADO DE "EL PRÍNCIPE". Encuadernación del siglo XIX en pasta española rozada, tejuelo; ex libris de José Menéndez Pidal y Álvarez en contraplano. Portada presenta dos firmas de Gabriel de Canencia, así como algunas manchas y restauración en margen inferior, sin afectar. El folio añadido en los preliminares, con la aprobación y tasa, se presenta suelto, con mancha y con falta en punta inferior, sin afectar. Algunas anotaciones y pasajes subrayados, primer cuadernillo suelto; papel tostado, huellas de humedad. Tipografía gótica, capitulares, texto a dos columnas. EJEMPLAR FATIGADO

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        Tractado em que se co[n]tam muito por este[n]so as cousas da China, co[m] suas particularidades, [e] assi do reyno d[']Ormuz. Evora, André de Burgos, 1569 (colophon: 1570). Small 4to in 8s (18.0 x 14 cm). Title-page with woodcut Portuguese royal coat of arms and a 4-piece woodcut border, and further with some woodcut initials. Modern richly gold-tooled red morocco, boards gold-tooled in a panel design, with earlier brass clasps and catchplates.

      Cordier, Sinica, col. 2063; Lach, Asia and the making of Europe I, p. 330 & 748; Porbase (5 copies, incl. 1 incomplete); R. Loureiro, " in: Christian-Muslim relations: a bibliographical history VI, pp. 369-375; USTC 346100 (5 copies); WorldCat (3 copies); cf. Boxer, South China in the sixteenth century. Very rare first edition of "the first European book devoted exclusively to China" (Lach). A highly important work, the first printed book published in the West on the subject, serving as the primary source on China for European authors and their readers -- most of whom never set foot in the East -- for many decades following its publication. Including an account of a chronicle of the kings of Hormuz, based on a Persian or Arabic manuscript now lost, and thus "an irreplaceable source for the early history of the kingdom of Hormuz" (Loureiro), and a chapter on the Chinese Islamic communities in China.In 1548 Gaspar da Cruz, along with ten fellow Dominican friars, departed for Portuguese India with the purpose of establishing a mission in the East. Cruz visited Goa, Chaul, Kochi, and Portuguese Ceylon. In 1554 Cruz was in Malacca and then left for Cambodia in a (failed) attempt to found a mission there. In 1556 he was in Canton bay on the island of Lampacao and later went to Canton itself to preach. Cruz left China in 1560, sailed to Hormuz and stayed there for three years. In 1565 he sailed back to Goa and returned home to Lisbon in the next year. His Tractado provides a highly unusual and remarkable eyewitness account of Ming China, including many details never before published in the West. Comparing the work to the more renown account of Marco Polo's travels to Asia, Boxer remarks: "there can be no doubt that the Portuguese friar [Cruz] gives us a better and clearer account of China as he saw it than did the more famous Italian traveler" (Boxer)With a couple manuscript annotations and underscoring (one shaved). Some restorations (to title-page, leaves a2, d3, e4, e5 and f8, quires a, b and k, and a few tiny corners), faint water stains in the head margins and washed. Still a good copy.

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        Hamisha Humshei Torah | Hamesh Megilot | Haftarot. (Mikra'ot Gedolot).

      Venice Daniel Bomberg 1548 - Folio (31 x 23 cm). ff. 371, 26 (as many others, bound without the title page for the Five Scrolls - f. 344), with divisional title page for Haftarot; trimmed with occasional marginal loss at the top to leaf numbers, tears to two leaves with minimal loss of text. Modern brown calf boards, embossed floral ornaments and gilt title to spine, matching calf and red cloth slipcase; library stamps, previous owners' signatures; inscription by a censor from Bologna on second to last page (f. 25) partially lost due to trimming. Third edition of Bomberg's Rabbinic Bible, which includes the five books of the Torah, bound together with Haftarot and Hamesh Megilot. With Targum Onkeles and commentaries by Rashi, Nachmanides and the First Edition of the super-commentary on Nachmanides by Isaac Aboab. In 1516, Daniel Bomberg, a wealthy Christian, was granted the privilege of publishing Hebrew books in Venice. Among the first works he printed in 1516-17 was the Mikra'ot Gedolot [Rabbinic Bible], a folio edition of the entire Bible with commentaries. Pope Leo X gave his imprimatur for this book and Felix Pratensis, a monk who had been born a Jew, was the editor. Bomberg published the edition in response to growing interest in the Hebrew language and the Bible among learned Christians. The commentaries by Rashi, Nahmanides and Gersonides attracted some Jewish readers, but the editorship of an apostate and the blessing of the Pope led many Jews to avoid the 1516-17 edition. However, the second edition, published in Venice in 1524-5 and incorporating the work of the Tunisian refugee Jacob b. Chayim, was more successful, as was a third edition published in 1546-48. Vinograd, Venice 336; Habermann, Bomberg 211; Darlow & Moule (noted not listed) following no.5093; Adams B-1268. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tractatvs varii excerpti ex tomis impressis. Venetiis 1548-1550.

      - Ristampa anastatica. Volume rilegato di cm. 25 x 35, stampato su carta vergata. Jovene, 2007. Pagine: XII-756

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        Συμμίκτον, sive, Miscellaneorum decas una.

      Godefroy and Marcellin Beringen. In 8°; mezza pergamena tardo seicentesca, tassello con titolo in oro al dorso, piatti marmorizzati; pp. 263, (1). Marca editoriale al frontespizio. Macchie di umidità al margine inferiore nella parte centrale del volume, ma nel complesso buona copia. RISTAMPA della prima edizione di Lovanio (pubblicata lo stesso anno) della raccolta di saggi filologici, in prevalenza presentati dall'umanista belga nel corso delle sue lezioni presso il Collegium Trilingue di Lovanio. "Sans être volumineux, ce receuil est l'un de ceux qui ont le plus contribué à établir la renommée philologique de son auteur; il donne en effet, une idée générale de sa sagacité, de la moderation de son caractère et de l'étendue de son erudition" (A. Polet, Une gloire de l'humanisme belge Petrus Nannius, Louvain, 1936, p. 144). L'opera is apre con la dedica al politico inglese William Paget datata 1 giugno 1548 (cf. Oxford Bibliographical Society, Proceedings e Papers, 1927, I, p. 210). I dieci libri del volume contengono un'interpretazione di Terenzio (Libri I e II); un commento ad Orazio (Libro III: contiene inoltre un resoconto della scoperta di quattro antichi manoscritti di Oratio nella biblioteca del monastero benedettino di San Pietro, a Gand, o "Mont Blandin". Questi sono I cosiddetti "Blandinian manuscripts", che andarono distrutti nell'incendiò del monastero nel 1566); un'interpretazione di alcuni passi delle Satire e delle Epistole di Orazio (Libro IV); commenti ad alcuni brani di Livio (Libro V); un commento ad alcuni passaggi della Bucolica e dell'Eneide di Virgilio (Libri VI e VII); una difesa di Erasmo contro Robortello (Libro VIII, vedi sotto); il commento ad alcuni passaggi di Cicerone (Libro IX) e diversi commentari sulla geologia, sull'etimologia, sulla grammatica comparata, sull'astronomia antica, sulla storia e sul diritto romano (Libro X) (cf. L. Laureys, Petrus Nannius als Philologe und Literaturkritiker im Lichte seines Kommentar's zur "Ars Poetica' des Horaz, in: "Transformations of the Classics via Early Modern Commentaries", A.E. Enekel, ed., Leiden, 204, pp. 91-110). L'umanista italiano Franceso Robortello, soprannominato "Canis grammaticus" (cane della grammatica) per il suo atteggiamento esigente e conflittuale, nell'opera "Variorum locorum annotationes (1543)" critica alcune delle parafrasi degli Apophthegmata di Diogene Laerzio fatte da Erasmo. "The shortcomings of Robortello's Annotationes were notices by Petrus Nannius, who devoted chapter VIII of his Miscellanea (1548) to the defense of Erasmus Apophthegmata. The first part of this chapter consist of a detailed discussion and, if possible, refutation of Robortello's notes. Contrary to Robortello, the Leuven professor shows a clear understanding of Erasmus' intention and method, without being blind to the errors he came across. He does not deny that the Italian critic was sometimes right, but disapproves of the acerbitas of his tone. Nannius quotes Robortello's annotations almost in full before discussing them. Sometimes he proves that Erasmus' interpretation was right. In other cases he tries to explain why Erasmus rendered the apophthegm as he did, or at least to mitigate the criticism. The second part of the chapter VIII, were Nannius corrects Erasmus' interpretation of nineteen other apophthegms, departs from the same benevolent attitude" (T.L. Ter Meer, Introduction, in: "Opera Omnia Desiderii Erasmi Roterdami. Ordinis Quarti. Tomus Quartus: Apophthegmata", Leiden 2010, p. 21). Petrus Nannius (Pieter Nanninck) nacque ad Alkmaar, dove Alardus di Amsterdam, gli insegnò latino presso l'allora famosa scuola locale. Tra gli altri furono suoi insegnanti Bartolomeo di Colonia, Rutgerus Rescius e Johannes Murmellius. Nel novembre del 1518 iniziò gli studi presso l'Università di Lovanio, dove probabilmente incontrò Erasmo. Dopo la laurea, insegnò per un anno presso la scuola latina della sua città natale e nel 1521 fu nominato rettore della scuola latina di Gouda. Durante questo periodo fu pubblicata la sua commedia "Victus" (1522). Alla morte di Erasmo, nel 1536, Nannius contribuì alla raccolta di epitaffi a cura di Rutgerus Rescius (Lovanio, 1537). Alla morte dell'amico Conrad Goclenius, nel gennaio del 1539, Nannius gli succedette come insegnante di latino presso il Collegium Trilingue di Lovanio, ruolo che conservò fino alla propria morte. La grande fama raggiunta in questo periodo è legata ai suoi commentari sugli scritti di Orazio, Cicerone, Virgilio e Lucrezio. La sua corrispondenza mostra quanto fosse vasta la sua rete di amicizie, e quanto fossero frequenti i confronti con studiosi e politici, tra i quali occorre ricordare Nicolas Olah, che sarebbe divenuto prelato di Ungheria, Nicolas e Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, Giacomo Fieschi, vescovo di Savona, Stephen Gardiner, vescovo di Wincester, l'umanista portoghese Damião de Goes e Achilles Statius, il diplomatico inglese Nicholas Wotton, Edmond Bonner, vescovo di London, l'umanista inglese Roger Asham, Henri Estienne e molti altri (cf. A. Polet, op. cit., pp. 3-28 and H. de Vocht, History of the Foundation and Rise of the Collegium Trilingue Lovaniense, 1517-1550, Louvain, 1955, IV, pp. 460-461). Adams, N-20; Baudrier, III, p. 47; Gültlingen, X, p. 46, no. 44; USTC, no. 115101..

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        Het schilder-boeck waer in voor eerst de leerlustighe iueght den grondt der edel vry schilderconst in verscheyden deelen wort voorghedraghen. Daer nae in dry deelen 't leven der (...) schilders des ouden en nieuwen tyds. Eyntlyck d'uitlegginghe op den metamorphoseon. Haarlem, Passchier van Wesbusch, 1604.

      Contempory vellum, tear in the spine, 4°: foliated [16] 300 [5] [8] 136 [2]. With engraved titlepage by J. Matham after Carel van Mander. Includes the often lacking explanation of Ovidius Naso's Metamorphoses but misses the portrait of Van Mander. Good copy of this masterpiece of art history. First edition of this famous biographical work on painters by the mennonite poet, writer and painter Carel van Mander (1548-1606). Born of a noble family at Meulebeke in Flanders, Van Mander studied under Lucas de Heere at Ghent and in 1568-69 under Pieter Vlerick at Courtrai and Tournai. Due to the religious troubles in Flanders, Van Mander fled to the Northern Netherlands. In 1583 he settled at Haarlem, where, with Hendrik Goltzius and Cornelis Cornelisz., he founded a successful academy of painting. Het Schilder-boeck contains about 175 biographies of Dutch, Flemish, and German painters of the 15th and 16th centuries and is a unique source of information on the northern European artists of those times. Most of this material is a condensed translation into Dutch of Vasari, it also has valuable information collected by Van Mander himself when he was in Italy in 1573-77 or from friends and correspondents. Van Mander's own pictures, which were mainly religious and allegorical, adopted the elongated forms of the Mannerist, but his later works showed a tendency towards naturalism. , 523, Hals was probably his pupil.  A description of this edition by W. Waterschoot in: Querendo XIII, 4, (1983) pp 260-286. B0118

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        Nieuwe maniere van sterctebou, door spilsluysen. Rotterdam, Jan van Waesberghe, 1617.

      Rebound, slightly browned, else a good copy. With a woodcut device on title and 38 woodcut diagrams and plans of fortifications (one large folding plan on D5). 2o: (.?.)2 A-D4 E1 F-H4 I2; pag.: [4], 61, [1 blank]. The polymath Simon Stevin (1548-1620) was a figure of great importance in the history of science, law and 4, 54, 228, of the northern Netherlands. Stevin was a bookkeeper in Antwerp, then a clerk in the tax office at Brugge. After this he moved to Leiden where he first attended the Latin school, then he entered the University of Leiden in 1583 (at the age of 35). He was at various times mathematics and science tutor to Maurice of Nassau, founder of a school of engineers at Leiden and a prolific writer, mostly in Dutch, on everything from interest tables to mechanics and hydrostatics. While quartermaster in the Dutch army, Stevin invented a way of flooding the lowlands in the path of an invading army by opening selected sluices in dikes. He was an outstanding engineer who built windmills, locks and ports. He advised the Prince Maurice of Nassau on building fortifications for the war against Spain. His two works on fortification contained ideas which were not put into practice until a hundred years later by Vauban and Coehoorn.B0126.

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        I capricci del bottaio. Ristampati nuovamente con alcuni che vi mancano.

      [Torrentino], 1548. In-8° (cm.17,2), legatura del XVIII secolo in p. pergamena rigida con titolo in oro su tassello al dorso; pp. [16] 224 in ottimo stato, con ritratto silografico dell'autore al verso del frontespizio; sporadiche fioriture, firma cassata al frontespizio. «E' quest'edizione certamente del Torrentino» [Gamba 488]. «Di grande eleganza, e rarità, e fa testo di lingua» [Moreni 17]. «Nell'Indice leggo proibiti i Capricci, non la Circe» [A. Zeno, in Biblioteca dell'eloquenza italiana II, 187n]. Buon esemplare.

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        Il Pimandro di Mercurio Trimegisto, tradotto da Tommaso Benci in lingua fiorentina.

      [Torrentino], 1548. In-8° (cm. 17), legatura del XIX secolo in m. pelle e angoli, titolo e filetti in oro al dorso, piatti marmorizzati; pp. [24] 119 [15] [2bb] in buono stato, con sporadiche fioriture e poche antiche glosse manoscritte; nota di possesso al risguardo del bibliotecario lucchese Leone Del Prete (1858). Edizione originale della prima traduzione italiana dell'opera maggiore di Hermes Trimegistus tratta da quella latina di Marsilio Ficino. «Bella edizione in carattere tondo, e la prima che abbia fatto di libri volgari l'elegante tipografo Lorenzo Torrentino» [Gamba 1515]. Testo cruciale nello sviluppo della cultura magico-esoterica del Rinascimento. «Très rare, superbe édition» [Caillet 5092]. Cfr. anche Bibliotheca Magica 599; mentre Ferguson I, 389 cita solo la seconda edizione del 1549. Esemplare molto buono.

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        Della origine et fatti de i re longobardi tradotto per m. Lodovico Domenichi.

      aprresso Gabriel Giolito De Ferrari, 1548. In-8° (cm. 15), legatura del XVIII secolo in p. pergamena con titolo in oro su tassello, tagli blu; cc. 99 [5] in buono stato, con marca al frontespizio e capilettera in xilografia; margini leggermente rifilati. Prima edizione in volgare dell'Historia Langobardorum, fonte di eccezionale importanza per la conoscenza di questo popolo barbaro dalle sue origini sino alla morte di Liutprando. «La traduzione del Domenichi, fatta frettolosamente sopra testi poco corretti, fu la sola che si avesse della importantissima storia longobarda di Paolo, finché non venne fuori quella [..] di Quirico Viviani, stampata in Udine, Mattiuzzi, 1826 [Bongi I, 216-217]. Cfr. Adams P-1967; Graesse V, 176. Buon esemplare.

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        De doctrina promiscua liber

      Lorenzo Torrentino, Firenze 1548 - In-8 (165 x 110 mm.). pp. (16), 461, (3 bianche). Ex libris manoscritto alla prima sguardia di N. Lago Maggiore. Frontespizio a carattere epigrafico. Carattere tondetto. Bella legatura in piena pergamena rigida di inizio settecento, tagli spruzzati di rosso e di verde. Esemplare marginoso e bellissimo, stupendamente impresso. Edizione originale di questo celebre trattato di medicina e farmacologia astrologica. Galeotto Marzio (Narni, 1427 - Boemia, 1490) proveniente dalla nobile famiglia dei Marzi, dopo gli studi a Ferrara fu chiamato a soli 23 anni ad insegnare letteratura all'università di Padova e, più tardi, a quella di Bologna. Fu in costante contatto con Janus Pannonius e János Vitéz, che lo invitarono a più riprese in Ungheria. Per le etorodosse sue dottrine fu accusato di eresia, ma morì tuttavia in pace con le istituzioni ecclesiastiche e "per soverchia grassezza", come attesta Francesco Serdonati che curò, molti anni appresso, la prima edizione italiana di questo suo trattato (Giunti, 1595). Bibliografia: Adams, M, 747. Annali del Torrentino, pp. 33-36. Biblioteca Magica, 823. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Het boeck D. Lamberti Hortensii van Montfoort (...) van den oproer der weder-dooperen, Eerst int Latijn beschreven ende ghedruckt tot Basel (...) ende nu in Nederlandts overgheset. Enkhuizen, J.L. Meyn, 1614.

      Folio, geheel perkamenten band uit de tijd, (8)+52 (genummerd 1-26) pagina's. Geillustreerd met 9 fraaie, bijna paginagrote gravures in de tekst en titelpagina met vignet in houtsnede en ornamentele rand. De plaat op pag. 5 geplakt over een andere plaat. Goed exemplaar. C3028."Knuttel, Bibl. kerkgesch. pag. 150-151. Zeldzame eerste Nederlandse editie van de 'Tumultuum Anabaptistarum liber unus' (Basel 1548). Opdracht van drukker Meyn aan stadsbestuur Enkhuizen en van de auteur aan stadsbestuur Amsterdam. Betreft de oproeren te Munster en vooral te Amsterdam in de jaren 1534-1536. Hortensius (ca. 1500-1574) was een r.k. geschiedschrijver met sympathie voor de hervormers. Vanaf 1544 was hij rector van de Latijnse school te Naarden."

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        Hantvesten van dootslagen, gewelt, lamme-leden, leemten, kuer-wonden, vrede-breeckinge ende van meenigerhande articulen aengaende justitie ende den Zeeburch, gegeven van Hartogh Aelbrecht, den goeden luyden van Aemstellant ende Goylant. Utrecht, J. v. Poolsum [ca. 1660].

      4°, origineel papier omslag, (24) pag.C0419."Rechtsregels voor Amstelland en Gooiland. Herdruk door Van Poolsum van een veel oudere editie, gedrukt zoals op de titelpagina is vermeld: 'Na de eerste copye van Amsterdam by Willem Jacobsz. Engelenborgh'. Dit is Willem Jacobszoon, werkzaam te Amsterdam van 1548 tot 1568. Volgens de STCN bezit de UB Amsterdam een exemplaar van deze 16e- eeuwse druk, op 8° formaat. De rechtsregels zijn gedateerd tussen 1387 en 1521. Speciale alinea's betreffen Diemen, Loosdrecht, Weesp en Abcoude. De woorden 'ende den Zeeburch' in de titel zullen wat verschoven zijn en behoren te staan na 'Aemstellant ende Goylant'. Ook de hier aangeboden 17de- eeuwse druk is zeer zeldzaam. De STCN kent slechts één exemplaar, ook in de UB Amsterdam."

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        1548 1st ed Gyrone il Cortese Luigi Alamanni Italian Chivalry Romance Poetry

      Stampato in Parigi da Rinaldo Calderio, et Claudio suo figlivolo. Con privilegi, [1548]. First edition. - 1548 1st ed Gyrone il Cortese Luigi Alamanni Italian Chivalry Romance Poetry EXTREMELY RARE Chanson de Geste Literature An incredibly rare and valuable first edition of Luigi Alamanni’s famous romance poem “Girone il Cortese”. This poem is said to have begun writing this poem at the request of Francis I. The romantic nature and style of this Italian poem made it extremely popular during its day. Alamanni took an existing French poem with a similar title and made very few changes from the original French but made the style his own. This book includes 24 shorter sections on chivalry. Item number: #947 Price: $ 1950 ALAMANNI, Luigi Gyrone il Cortese di Luigi Alamanni al christianissimo, et invittissimo re Arrigo Secondo Stampato in Parigi da Rinaldo Calderio, et Claudio suo figlivolo. Con privilegi, [1548]. First edition. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: [8], 280 o Signatures: a8-a-y8, z4 • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • References: Adams A 414; Greswell, 250; Gamba n. 21. Razzolini p. 9-10. Melzi n. 746. Ferrario IV, pp. 230-1. Olschki, Choix XII, 18283. o Adams does not mention a 1548 edition, the first being 1549 • Language: Italian • Size: ~8.75in X 6in (22.5cm x 15cm) 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! 947 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tractatvs de dignitate et potestate secvlari

      - Ristampa dell'edizione di Venetiis 1548 (Volume rilegato di cm. 25 x 35, stampato su carta vergata). 900pp. Jovene, 2005

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        [Grant of arms to Ponce de Leon] Con Carlos por la divina clemencia

      Important Carta Executoria, in favour of Hernan Ponce de Leon and Pedro de Valbuena (from Ruiponce); the first ff. with a large miniature incorporating the coat of arms, and an historiated frame, showing a diversity of subjects. The condition is very good: preserving the original lead seal portraying Charles V, hold by the multi-colour silk string. The manuscript has its origin in a lawsuit established by the former and their procurator against Valladolid, demanding that, as they are Hidalgos, they should not be forced to contribute or pechar (a sort of tribute). The King grants this Executoria to Ponce de Leon, favouring him. Hernan Ponce de Leon participated in the earliest discoveries and processes of colonization in America, especially in the Caribbean, possibly accompanying Soto to the first expedition into the United States, visiting Florida, Georgia, and the Mississippi. By 1516, Hernan Ponce de Leon participated in the expedition lead by Pedrarias Davila to Panama (and other punitive expeditions, alongside Soto) and the conquest of Nicaragua, becoming important figures in that city. Towards 1536, he would join Hernando de Soto in the conquest of Peru "While still in Guatemala he had formed a partnership with Hernan Ponce de Leon and Francisco Campañon, each obligating himself to share equally in all his possessions with the other two" (The De Soto Chronicles Vol 1 & 2: The Expedition of Hernando de Soto, pp. 174). Campañon died, and Ponce de Leon and Soto stroke a new alliance, which would later engage Ponce de Leon in a long lawsuit against Isabel de Bobadilla (Soto´s widow). Ponce de Leon and Soto formed a tight partnership -and likely participated in the same campaigns-, as evidenced by the papers of the Harkness Collection at the Library of Congress: in one document, Ponce de Leon and Soto agree to a "renewal and ratification of a fraternal partnership which had existed between them for eighteen... years, in which they agree to share whatever they may have of obtain by profit, mining, in war...", a power of attorney, granting Soto "Full authority to recover gold, jewels.., negroes, Indians, to enter into contracts... in his place". The expedition to Peru was successful, Soto was regarded next in importance after the Pizarro´s; the Spanish force captured the last Inca: Atahualpa, and completed the conquest of Peru. The next step would be the exploration of the United States, it is presumable that, following the tight alliance made before, their good fortunes would be tied together again in the promising expedition. There is not an abundant array of information to be found on the personal life of Ponce de Leon, although it is clear that he was active by 1516, and still alive by 1548. The last name is well related to the history of early American discovery, his relative, Juan Ponce de Leon (ca. 1460 - 1521), who was Governor of Puerto Rico, and discovered Florida.

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        DE LEONIS PAPAE HUIUS NOMINIS PRIMI, QUI MERITO SUMMO MAGNI COGNOME IAM OLIM OBTINET.POTUERUNT OMNES

      Melchioris Nouesiani, Cologne 1548 - Vellum backed marbled boards. 4" x 6". Unpaginated. Book in very good condition. Title in ink on spine. Boards somewhat shelfworn. Engraved chapter initials. Library stamp on front free endpaper and title page. Piece cut off top of front free endpaper. Stain on title page and through several following pages. 25 pages show a worm trail. Scattered period underlining. Otherwise, book is clean and tight and in very good condition. All text Latin. Rare edition of a Latin-language history text concerning Pope Leo I. Pope Saint Leo I (d. 461), also known as Saint Leo the Great, was pope from 29 September 440 to his death. He was a Roman aristocrat, and was the first pope to have been called "the Great". He is perhaps best known for having met Attila the Hun in 452 and persuading him to turn back from his invasion of Italy. He is also a Doctor of the Church, most remembered theologically for issuing the Tome of Leo, a document which was a major foundation to the debates of the Ecumenical Council of Chalcedon. The Council of Chalcedon, the fourth ecumenical council, dealt primarily with Christology, and elucidated the orthodox definition of Christ's being as the hypostatic union of two natures, divine and human, united in one person, "with neither confusion nor division". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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