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        Vita del valorosissimo e Gran Capitano Don Ferrante Gonzaga principe di Mofetta & c. Nella quale oltre i suoi fatti, & di molti altri principi & capitani si descrivono le guerre d'Italia, & d'altri paesi. Cominciando dall'anno MDXXV, dove il Guicciardini finisce le sue Historie, fino al MDLVII.

      Venezia, appresso Nicolò Bevilacqua, 1563, 4to cartonato antico con titolo manoscritto al dorso, cc. (10) poi numerata da 5 a 187-(1) alcuni capolettera xilografici figurati e marca tipografica xilografica al frontespizio riprodotta anche al verso dell'ultima carta (Donna in catene vicino ad una roccia su cui poggiano un vaso e una sfera armillare. Motto: Superanda omnis fortuna.). Un paio solo di pagine livemente brunite. Uniamo un foglio manoscritto coevo di chiosa ad un capitolo.

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        Ea diligentia, et fidelitate qua potuimus Candide Lector, Caelauimus descriptionem Galliae, Belgicae, camque lua comoclitati publicamus, et gyerhadmodam . Vale. Anno. .M. D. LXIII. Apud Joannem Franciscum Camocium.':.

      - Kupferstich aus Lafreri-Atlas b. Giovanni Francesco Camocio in Venedig (Venice), dat. 1563, 36,5 x 47,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, S. 227 f. (Giovanni Francesco Camocio , fl. 1558 - ca. 1575. Bookseller, publisher, print and mapseller 'ad Signum Pyramidis', Venice. .). - This is a separately published map that appears in some Italian composite atlases from this period. - 3. state with the imprint "Apud Joannem Franciscum Camocium.". - The map shows Belgium with Northern France, Belgium and Netherland Brabant with a part of the German Rhineland between Paris, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Metz and Cologne. - Extremely rare map! Zeigt Belgien mit dem Norden von Frankreich, belgisch und niederländisch Brabant und das Rheinland mit dem Gebiet zwischen Paris, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Köln und Metz. - Die größeren Städte wie Paris, Köln, Gent, Maastricht, Metz etc. mit kleinen Ansichten. - Unten rechts Titelkartusche und Zirkel mit Meilenzeigern. - Extrem seltene Karte!

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        Exercitia spiritualia

      apud Philippu[m] Mey, Vienna 1563 - "Fine Jesuitica - Third Edition of Excercitia Spiritualia. The First to Include Saint Ignatius de Loyola s Nam". EXTREMELY RARE THIRD EDITION OF LOYOLA S EXCERCITIA and THE FIRST TO INCLUDE HIS NAME.El libro que vino a ser el manual de los jesuitas ejerció una influencia profunda y muy extensa a lo largo de los siglos como obra de inspiración religiosa, manual de disciplina ascética y de formación de la personalidad por medio de la enseñanza del Evangelio. Todas las ediciones del s. XVI son raras (la primera es de 1548); ésta tercera . muy rara, contiene las correcciones hechas hasta la fecha y aprobadas por la V Congregación General y es " la primera edición en la que aparece el nombre del santo" (Palau 291086).*OCLC: only 4 holdings in US Libraries. Palau 291086. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        1563 CICERO Epistolae Letters Roman Republic Julius Caesar Bonelli Latin Folio

      Venetiis: apud Ioannem Mariam Bonellum, 1563. - 1563 CICERO Epistolae Letters Roman Republic Julius Caesar Bonelli Latin Folio “A room without books is like a body without a soul.” Marcus Tullius Cicero These letters by Cicero to Roman public figures are considered the most reliable source of information for the period leading up the fall of the Roman Republic. Work includes history of Rome, Julius Caesar, Brutus, and other important influences. Bound in stunning vellum. This incredible, mid-16th-century edition was edited by Giovanni Bonelli and is very rare! It features two-column format and illustrated initials throughout. Item number: #2764 Price: $750 CICERO, Marcus Tullius M. Tullii Ciceronis Familiarium epistolarum libri XVI : Cum Hubertini Crescentinatis, Martini Philetici, Iod. Badij Ascensij, Ioan. Baptistae Egnatij, & Pauli Manutij ab ipso proxime recognitis, emendatis, atq[ue] auctis co[m]mentarijs, & aliorum doctissimorum virorum, quorum nomina subscripsimus, annotationibus sparsim appositis, quibus difficillima quaeque Ciceronis loca explicantur, & mendosa corriguntur : Aulus Gellius, Alexander de Alexandro, Philippus Beroaldus, Georgius Merula, Angelus Politianus, Petrus Crinitus, Caelius Rhodiginus, Gulielmus Budaeus, Luc. Ioannes Scopa Parthenopaeus, Marinus Bechichemus, Franciscus Robortelius Vtinensis, adiectis praeterea argumentis & lemmatibus Giberti Longolij in fronte singularum epistolarum. Venetiis: apud Ioannem Mariam Bonellum, 1563. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: [4], 257, [1] • References: EDIT16 12373; edition not in Adams • Language: Latin • Binding: Vellum; tight & secure • Size: ~11.5in X 8.25in (29cm x 21cm) 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! 2764 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Korte inleydinge der feesten Israels, twelck rechte tijtkaarten zijn, waer in ghy sien meucht hoe veel groot jaaren die werelt ghestaan heeft, ende hoe veel groot jaren datse noch staan sal, ende in wat groot jaar datse vergaan sal.[Amsterdam, Robert Robertsz. le Canu?], 1593. 4to. With 7 folding engraved plates, each with 4 to 7 small engravings of biblical scenes, 6 of the plates with the scenes positioned in a 24.5 cm diameter circular chronological diagram, but set in a linear diagram in the other (8 x 28 cm), and 8 woodcut diagrams in the text. With the compartments in the diagrams coloured by a contemporary hand. Late 19th-century half mottled sheepskin.

      Machiels R199; Moes & Burger 528: Typ. Bat. 2909; for Robbertsz. Le Canu: NNBW I, cols. 561-565. Rare first edition of an extraordinary treatise on the Jewish calendar, chronology and cabala, combined with a Mennonite song-book containing eleven hymns in Dutch, both by the Amsterdam schoolmaster, mathematician, poet and publisher Robert Robertsz. Le Canu (1563-ca. 1630). The first part deals with the Jewish holidays and the principles for the determination of the movable feasts, which are shown on seven coloured folding engraved plates. Part two contains eleven hymns in Dutch.Robert Robertsz. Le Canu was a Mennonite schoolmaster and mathematician in Amsterdam and later Hoorn, who taught the principles of navigation to Cornelis Houtman, Jacob van Eck, Gerrit de Veer and others. In 1585 he had a vision concerning the biblical ordinances relating to Passover and other feasts, which he saw as a prophesy of the end of the world in the year 3000. He began proselytizing with a poem where he put himself in the role of a prophet, included in the second part of the present book along with ten other poems on the same subject, all in the spirit of the Mennonites. In 1593 he issued them with his theories on the chronology of the world in the present book.With two pages of 19th-century bibliographical before the final blank. Slightly browned but still in good condition. The head of the spine is chipped and the binding generally slightly rubbed, but otherwise also good. A fascinating view of a 16th-century Dutch Mennonite's interpretation of scripture and Jewish rites.

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        L'efemeridi | di m. Gioseppe | Moleto matematico. | Per anni xviii. || Lequali cominciano dall' anno corrente di CRISTO | Saluatore, 1563. & ſi terminano alla fine dell'an- | no 1580. Con ogni diligenza, al Meridiano del- | la Magnifica & Felice città di Vinegia | calculate. || Aggiuntoui i Canoni, ò Introduttioni chiariſſimamente ſcritte in lingua Ita- | liana, & diuiſe in ſci libri : ne' quali, oltre il modo di oprare le dette | Efemeridi, ſi trattano tutte le uere Regole della ſcienza Aſtrologica, con molte coſe non mai trattate nell' altre Efemeridi; come nella tauola | ſeguente ſi potrà uedere. || CON PRIVILEGIO || [Valgrisio's woodcut device] | IN VENETIA, | Appreſſo Vincenzo Valgriſio. M. D. LXIII.

      First edition of Italian mathematician and Chair of Mathematics at the University of Padua Giuseppe Moleti's vernacular ephemerides from 1563 through 1580, a work that precedes a Latin edition by a year. Moleti prefaces the text with a dedicatory epistle to his two colleagues, Giovanni Battista Fagnano and Nicolò Primo, in which he outlines and explains his conception of and approach to astronomy, essentially stating that the science comprises two parts: astronomy proper--eclipses, conjunctions of the sun and moon, motions of comets, etc.; and astrology--the effects of the motions of the heavenly bodies on the sublunary world and the lives of Men. Moleti states also that he has put to use the Alphonsine tables for predicting the motions of stars, rather than the new-fangled Copernican-based Prutenic tables (first published 1551), as he felt these were highly untested, and he had never observed movements based on them. Galileo, who immediately followed Moleti as Chair of Mathematics at Padua, also corresponded with him about Galileo's theorems concerning the center of gravity. L'Efemeridi is an uncommon book, with five institutional copies located (two incomplete): BN Vittorio Emanuele II, Sachsische LB, U Toronto, San Francisco SU (1st part only), and US Naval Obs. (1st part only).Quarto, 235 x 185 x 49 mm (binding), 230 x 180 x 43 mm (text block). *8, a-p8, A-S14; [16], 240, [504] pp. Bradel binding of quarter vellum over blue paper-covered boards, titled on spine in black stamping: EFEMERIDI | DI G. MOLETO ||| VENETIA 1573 [sic]. Minor soiling and wear to extremities and endleaves. Interior: Title leaf lined on verso with old paper, soiled and stained with small hole, not near text, subsequent seven leaves with noticeable but diminishing stains, balance of text block clean with only minor staining and soiling passim. Provenance: Contemporary signature of Antony Bosco, partially crossed out, to title.

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        Vita del valorosissimo e Gran Capitano Don Ferrante Gonzaga principe di Mofetta & c. Nella quale oltre i suoi fatti, & di molti altri principi & capitani si descrivono le guerre d'Italia, & d'altri paesi. Cominciando dall'anno MDXXV, dove il Guicciardini finisce le sue Historie, fino al MDLVII.

      Venezia, appresso Nicol˜ Bevilacqua, 1563, 4to cartonato antico con titolo manoscritto al dorso, cc. (10) poi numerata da 5 a 187-(1) alcuni capolettera xilografici figurati e marca tipografica xilografica al frontespizio riprodotta anche al verso dellÕultima carta (Donna in catene vicino ad una roccia su cui poggiano un vaso e una sfera armillare. Motto: Superanda omnis fortuna.). Un paio solo di pagine livemente brunite. Uniamo un foglio manoscritto coevo di chiosa ad un capitolo.

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        FRANKREICH. - Nordfrankreich. - Karte. Karte des nordöstlichen Teils von Frankreich mit Teilen von Belgien und dem Rheinland.

      - Kupferstich von Giovanni Francesco Camoccio, Venedig, dat. 1563, 37 x 47,5 cm. Bonacker S. 61; Thieme-Becker Bd. V, S. 444. - Zeigt das Gebiet bis Paris, Verdun und Nancy im Süden, im Westen bis zur Nordseeküste mit Estampes, im Norden bis Ostende und Breda und im Osten mit Metz, Luxemburg, Trier, Aachen, Köln und Neuss. Die Städte sind als kleine Ansichten eingezeichnet. - Im Rand rechts etwas fleckig. - Seltene und frühe Karte.

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        ATLAS DE LÁZARO LUÍS. 1563.

      - ATLAS DE LÁZARO LUÍS. 1563. Códice da Academia das Ciências de Lisboa. Edição preparada por Luís de Albuquerque e Maria Catarina Henriques dos Santos. Execução gráfica: Imprensa de Coimbra e Simão de Guimarães. Lisboa. 1990. De 61x43 cm. Com [xii, 20] páginas inumeradas. Brochado. Ilustrado com o fac-simile fotográfico integral do atlas quinhentista. Acondicionado em estojo editorial. Exemplar 654/3000 de uma tiragem carimbada, numerada e rubricada pelos editores. Obra antecedida de uma transcrição do Regimento astronómico (para compreensão das suas tabelas) e de um índice de todos os topónimos e das legendas cartográficas apresentados no atlas. Location/localizacao: M-grande formato-4/5 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Thierbuch. Das ist ein kurtze bschreybung aller vierfüssigen Thieren, so auff der Erden und in Wassern wonend, sampt jrer waren conterfactur. Zurich, Conrad Froschauer, 1563[with:] Vogelbuch, darin die Art, Natur und Eigenschafft aller Voglen sampt jrer waren Contrafactur angezeigt wirt. Zurich, Conrad Froschauer, 1557[with:] Fischbuch, das ist, ein kurtze, doch vollkommne Beschreybung aller Fischen so in dem Meer und süssen Wasseren, Seen, Flüssen, oder anderen Bächen ir Wonung habend, sampt irer waaren Conterfactur: zu Nutz und Gutem allen Artzeten, Maleren, Weydleüten und Köchen gestelt.

      Zurich, Conrad Froschauer, 1563 - 3 vols in one, folio (384 x 237 mm), Thierbuch: ff [4] clxxii, with 149 woodcuts in text; Vogelbuch: ff [6] cclxiii [1, blank] with 217 woodcuts in text; Fischbuch: ff [6] ccii, with 716 woodcuts in text; copy double-ruled in red throughout, with fine hand-colouring in gouache, some woodcuts with silver and gold, initials with red and blue illumination; various marginal repairs, occasionally touching text but not affecting woodcuts, in contemporary German calf over wooden boards, with gilt centre and corner ornaments, brass corner pieces, gilt spine rebacked preserving original, gilt and gauffred edges, new endpapers. A spectacular illuminated copy of first German editions of Gesner’s Historia animalium, in fine contemporary German colouring to the more than 1000 woodcuts. This work is a monumental encyclopaedia of the animal kingdom and the first systematic treatise on zoology of the Renaissance. It was ‘the most authoritative zoological book between Aristotle and the publication of Ray’s classification of fauna in 1693. it remained the standard reference book even as late as Linné [1735]’ (Printing and the mind of man). The Thierbuch combines Gesner’s two books on quadrupeds, the viviparous and oviparous, first published in Latin in 1551 and 1554 respectively. These were translated into German by ‘Conrad Forer (d. 1594); a few chapters were translated by Johannes Herold. Forer was a Swiss physician who became later a parson in the city of Winterthur. He corresponded with Gessner and wrote a botanical treatise in which he attempted to devise a new system of plant classification’ (Wellisch). The illustrations are the first original zoological illustrations and the first naturalistic representations of animals to be published. As such they herald the birth of zoological book illustration. They are the archetypes of much subsequent animal illustrations, even into the 18th century. The woodcuts were cut after paintings by Lukas Schan, some of which survive as part of the Felix Platter collection in the Basle University Library. The German editions contain a further 24 woodcuts which appear here for the first time. The Vogelbuch, Gesner’s history of birds, is an abridged translation of the 1555 Latin edition by Rudolf Heusslein, a Swiss physician. The woodcuts are the second important suite of ornithological iconography, being contemporary with those of Belon published the same year. They are the precursors of many of Aldrovandi’s illustrations, many of which were copied from Gesner. The Fischbuch was translated from the 1558 Latin edition by Conrad Forer. The woodcuts form the fourth great series of ichthyological illustrations, after Belon (1551), Rondelet (1554) and Salviani (1554), but are also the first general series of marine illustrations (including conchology), not confined to fish. Wellisch 23/24.4; 25.5; 26.6; Nissen IVB 350 and ZBI 1552, 1555 (with erroneous collations); VD16 G1728; G1734; G1741 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ilias ek tes pemptes kai epimelesteras anagnoseos. (greace).

      Worms, Philipp Cephalaeus (Köpfel) und Sigmund Feyerabend, 1563. - circa 16,5 x 11 cm. 8 Bll., 277 SS., 3 (1 w.) Bll., Titel mit grosser Druckermarke Pergament d. Zt. VD16 H 4656 (nur vier Nachweise); Hoffmann II, 317. Seltener Wormser Druck, nur Griechisch nach der Edition des Janos Laskaris, mit einem Vorwort von Johannes Winther. Nur die komplette Ilias. "- Vorsätze mit alten Anmerkungen und kleinem, etwas verwischtem Wappen-Stempel, vorne späteres Wappen-Exlibris. Durchgehend etwas gebräunt und stockig. Einband berieben, angestaubt, mit Resten von Bindebändern.

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        Faksimile - Thierbuch.

      2 (39 x 25 cm), 4 Bl., CLXXII, 13 S., zahlreichen Holzschnitt-Illustr., OHPgt. in Schuber, Namenszug a. Vors., tadellos. Ex. Nr. 263 der 465 Ex. der Ausgabe auf Ingres-Bütten. Faksimiledruck nach der ersten deutschen Froschauer-Ausgabe von 1563, mit einem synoptischen Verzeichnis der lat. u. dt. Tierbezeichnungen und ihren modernen Synonymen, zusammengestellt von V. Ziswiler.- Conrad Gessner (1516-1565), Schweizer Arzt, Naturforscher und Altphilologe. Er gilt als einer der berühmtesten und wichtigsten Naturforscher und Gelehrten der Schweiz. Seine Bedeutung beruht unter anderem darauf, dass er sich nicht mehr ausschließlich auf die tradierten Erkenntnisse der Antike und des Mittelalters verliess - die er ebenfalls ausführlichst auswertete -, sondern seine eigenen Naturbeobachtungen höher wertete. Die Qualität der Darstellung in seinen Veröffentlichungen unterschied ihn von seinen Fachkollegen, da er wegen seines überdurchschnittlichen Zeichentalents nicht darauf angewiesen war, professionelle Künstler für seine Buchillustrationen heranzuziehen. Sein offizielles botanisches Autorenkürzel lautet "Gesner".

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        Gelriae, Cliviae, Ivlliae, Nec Non Aliarvm Regionvm Adiacentivm Nova Descriptio Anno M.D.LXIII. - Apud Ioannem Franciscum Camocium. - Pauli Forlani Veronensis incidente':.

      - Kupferstich v. Paolo Forlani n. Jacob van Deventer aus Lafreri-Atlas b. Giovanni Francesco Camocio in Venedig (Venice), dat. 1563, 49 x 38,5 Meurer, The Strabo Illustratus Atlas 1545 - 1571, S.10; Tooley, Maps in Italian Atlases of the Sixteenth Century, in: Imago Mvndi, Vol. III, Nr. 233; Woodward, The Maps and Prints of Paolo Forlani, Nr. 21.01; van der Heijden, Old maps of the Netherlands 1548-1794, S. 34 f. - Zeigt das Gelderland, die Grafschaft Zutphen, sowie das Herzogtum Kleve und Jülich mit den angrenzenden Gebieten; im Zentrum der Karte Nijmegen. - Unten links Titelkartusche mit Datierung; darunter Stechersignatur ('Pauli Forlani Veronensis incidente'); unten rechts Meilenzeiger; darüber Zirkel; oben rechts großes Wappen. - 3. von 3 bekannten Zuständen. - Sehr seltener früher italienischer Einblattdruck in tadellosem Zustand aus einem Lafreri-Sammelatlas. Rare broadsheet from the Gelderland, Kleve and Jülich. - The origins of this map is linked with the name of Jacob van Deventer (ca. 1500 - 1575), the "father of Dutch cartography" (Meurer).

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        Delle navigationi et viaggi in tre volumi divise: nelle quali con relatione fedelissima si descrivono tutti quei paesi, che da già 300 anni fin'hora sono stati scoperti, così di verso Levante, & Ponente, come di verso Mezzo di , & Tramontana; Et si ha notitia del Regno del Prete gianni e dell'Africa

      3 volumi in folio (mm 297x205). Marca editoriale giuntina in silografia al frontespizio ripetuta all'ultima carta del registro del terzo e secondo volume, magnifici capolettera istoriati entro grandi vignette. Con 10 carte geografiche a doppio foglio e 6 silografie a tutta pagina. Legatura in mezza percallina rossa del XX secolo, dorso a 5 nervi e titolo impresso in oro. Vol I: Carte (4), 34, 395 (numerate 394, ripetuta la 161). Tre carte geografiche dell'Africa f.t. incise in rame su doppia pagina. Alcune illustrazioni n.t. incise in legno fra cui le fonti del Nilo e le piante delle chiese di Golgota e San Salvatore a piena pagina ed altre nel testo, fra cui il mais alla carta 385. Vol. II in prima edizione: Carte 4 non num., 3-28, 155, 1 non n. con la marca editoriale. Vol. III: Carte 5 n.n., 430 con sette carte geografiche e piante di città f.t. a doppio foglio raffiguranti Cuzco, Nuova Francia e Terranova, Brasile, Africa Occidentale, Sumatra, Montreal e il Nuovo Mondo; tre silografie nel testo a p.p. con l'Isola Spagnuola (carta 36), la torre di Temistitan (carta 256) e la pianta di Città del Messico (carta 258). Numerose incisioni n.t. mostrano pesci, piante, scene di agricoltura, di navigazione e di costruzione; bei capilettera parlanti e testatine, tutto realizzato in silografia. Complessivamente buon esemplare. Antichi restauri ai frontespizi, nota di possesso manoscritta al frontespizio del secondo vol.Il primo volume con qualche traccia di arrossamento e sporadiche fioriture. Il secondo con qualche sporadica macchia e un alone saltuario al margine inferiore, piccolo forellino di tarlo alle ultime cinque carte del tomo; il terzo presenta rare e lievissime fioriture. Sguardie finali di ogni volume con nota di possesso e doppia provenienza manoscritta. Legatura con lievi tracce d'uso a spigoli, cerniere e cuffie. Questo poderoso lavoro è considerato uno dei fondamenti degli studi geografici moderni, redatto dal diplomatico, geografo e umanista trevigiano Giovan Battista Ramusio (1485-1557); le notizie storico-geografiche, risultano magnificate da una precisa e dotta scrittura, che sarà riconosciuta ufficialmente, come nuovo genere letterario dell'epoca "la letteratura di viaggio". Narra dei più importanti viaggi compiuti dall'antichità classica fino al suo tempo. L'opera fu pubblicata in tre volumi, di cui il primo edito nel 1550, il terzo nel 1556 e il secondo nel 1559 (a due anni dalla morte dell'autore). I volumi della raccolta furono ristampati più volte fino al 1613 con l'aggiunta di altre relazioni di viaggio.L'opera di Ramusio è una miniera di informazioni, osservazioni, racconti, in parte veritieri in parte frutto di tradizioni favolose o di stereotipi mitici; fu incaricato dal senato veneto di trattare con il navigatore Sebastiano Caboto, figlio di Giovanni, affinché questi si mettesse al servizio della Serenissima. Ramusio riporta notizie dei viaggi di diversi autori ed epoche quali: Leone Africano, Alvise di Ca da Mosto, Hannone, Vasco De Gama, Pedro Alvarez, Amerigo Vespucci, Pietro Soderini, Giovanni da Empoli, Lodovico Barthema, Andrea Corsali, Francesco Alvarez, Odoardo Barbosa, Antonio Pigafetta, Giovanni di Barros; (Vol. II) Marco Polo e il monaco medievale Ayton Armeno, Gio Maria Angiolello, Iosafa Barbaro, Ambrosio Contarino, Alberto Campense, Sigismondo Herberstein, Paolo Giovio, Arriano ed altri; (Vol. III) Don Pietro Martire milanese, Gonzalo Fernando D'Oviedo, Fernando Cortese, Pietro Alvarado, Alvaro Nunez, Nunno Gussman, Francesco D'Ulloa, Fra Marco da Nizza, Fernando Alarchon, Francesco e Hernando Pizarro, Francesco Xerez. Chadenat, 676: Cette précieuse collection donnée par Ramusio, contient environ 72 Relations de voyages en Asie,Afrique, Amerique... Castellani, Cat. delle più rare ed importanti opere geografiche, pp. 100 - 1 - 2. Sabin, Bibliotheca americana, XVI, pp. 306, 310, 314.----------------------------3 volumes in folio (mm 297x205) published in 1563-1559-1606. Woodcut Giunta's printing device on titlepage repeated on the registro in the second and third volume; 10 double page maps and 6 large woodcuts. XX century binding in red half cloth with title printed in gold. Vol I: leaves (4), 34, 395 (numbered 394, leaf 161 repeated). 3 maps of Africa engraved in copper. Some woodcuts in text illustrating plants and fishes. Vol. II in first edition: leaves (4), 3-28, 155, (1)with printer's device. Vol. III: Leaves (5), 430 with seven maps and views Cuzco, Nuova Francia e Terranova, Brazil, west Africa, Sumatra, Montreal and the New World;3 woodcuts in text with Hispaniola (carta 36), the tower of Temistitan (leaf 256) and the plan of Mexico City (leaf 258). A good copy in fine condition. Titlepages with erased ownership, manuscript ownership "De Ferracioli" on title page of volume two. Minor defects. All volumes at end bear a double purchasing note with date.

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        Panoplia evangelica, sive De verbo Dei evangelico libri quinque, quibus ex scriptura prophetica et apostolica illius eruitur, and declaratur indoles atque natura

      excudebat Maternus Cholinus, 1563. Cm. 31, pp. (28) 720 (24). Legatura del tempo alle armi, piatti in pelle con stemma entro duplice filetto dorato con fregi agli angoli. Dorso rifatto nel Settecento in pergamena con titoli ms. (il dorso in pergamena, come si usava in alcune biblioteche di area tedesca, è colorato di rosso). Segni del tempo ai piatti, bruniture dovute alla qualità della carta. Esemplare nel complesso in buono stato di conservazione. Willem van der Lindt (1525-1588), teologo olandese, fu vescovo di Roermond e Ghent, trovandosi al centro di pluriennali scontri con i protestanti nord-europei. Edizione rara. Cfr. Iccu; Kvk..

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        Giunta fatta al ragionamento degli articoli et de verbi di messer Pietro Bembo.

      (A la fin) Modena, per gli heredi di Cornelio Gadaldino, 1563. - in-8. 14ff. 90pp. Plein vélin, dos à nerfs, pièce de titre en maroquin havane (reliure de l'époque). Edition Originale, publiée à Modène, de ce traité de linguistique de l'écrivain Lodovico Castelvetro (c.1505-1571), figure du Rinascimento. L'oeuvre, considérée comme l'un des tous premiers traités de grammaire italienne, constitue un commentaire critique de l'ouvrage majeur du grand érudit Pietro Bembo, "Le prose della Volgar Lingua" (1525), traité dans lequel ce dernier établissait les règles de l'écriture poétique en langue vernaculaire toscane. Philologue et critique littéraire, Castelvetro est également connu pour être l'un des inspirateurs du néoclassicisme dans le théâtre de la Renaissance, suite à la publication de son étude sur la Poétique d'Aristote dont on considère qu'elle contribua à la remise au goût du jour de la règle des trois unités du drame. En proie à une querelle avec le poète Annibale Caro, il fut déclaré hérétique et excommunié par le Vatican. Castelvetro avait pour habitude de faire publier ses ouvrages de façon anonyme. On en reconnait cependant la paternité à ce qu'y figure l'emblème de l'auteur à la page de titre, représentant un hibou posé sur une urne renversée, accompagné de la devise grecque "Kekerika" ("j'ai décidé"). Taches et traces de mouillure. Quelques feuillets réparés. Diverses annotations manuscrites anciennes. Brunet, I, 1627. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Delle Navigationi et Viaggi

      Venice: Giunta, 1563 First editions of volumes II and II, third edition of volume I. This classic in the history of exploration includes: the first printings of the description of present-day New York by Verrazzano, the first European to see the harbor; Cartier's account of his pioneering inland exploration of the continent; numerous maps and views of fundamental importance in the cartography of the New World; and most important, the most complete and most influential text of Marco Polo's book of his travels. Ramusio (1485-1557), the great Venetian humanist, began corresponding with fellow humanist scholars, explorers, and travelers as early as 1525 in order to gather accounts of the Age of Exploration. In 1548 he began to assemble the work, which was first printed in 1550 (vol. I), 1556 (vol. III) and 1559 (the delayed Vol. II). Numerous revisions and reprints followed, and Ramusio spawned countless imitators and successors such as Hakluyt, Purchas, De Bry, and others. MARCO POLO. The second volume contains the first printing of Marco Polo's account in its most "brilliant, interesting, and complete" form. Ramusio determined to publish a critical edition based on several manuscripts including a now-lost manuscript containing "the supplementary recollections of the Traveller, noted down at a later period of his life" (Yule), here published for the first time. Yules's standard translation of Marco Polo, using two early manuscripts, includes numerous interpolations of Ramusio's text. Yule notes: "The picture in Ramusio, taken as a whole, is so much more brilliant, interesting, and complete than in the older texts, that I thought of substituting it entirely for the other." CARTIER. The third volume contains the first printings Jacques Cartier's accounts of his celebrated voyages of 1534 and 1535-6 to the New World. Using the Iroquoian word for settlement (kanata), Cartier named the region Canada, which he claimed for France. In the second voyage Cartier ventured far deeper into Canada, reaching the village Hochelaga (present-day Montreal). Cartier was the first European to penetrate the North American continent from the east. VERRAZZANO. The third volume is devoted entirely to the New World. It includes the first printing of Giovanni da Verrazzano's letter to Francois I on his famed 1524 voyage to North America. Verrazzano was the first to sail along the North American coast, showing it to be continuous from Florida to present-day Maine. Verrazzano, who surveyed the mouth of the Hudson, was the first European to see present-day New York. Folio. Three volumes. 3 folding plates in Vol. I, 7 double-page maps in vol. III, numerous woodcut illustrations, maps, and plans. Vol. I title and last leaf stained and repaired, e5-6 supplied; Volume II quire H supplied. Early blind-paneled calf, minor restoration, early manuscript paper label at foot of spine. Some browning, staining, and spotting, some dampstaining, minor worming. Lower portion of Western Hemisphere map trimmed and supplied in manuscript. An especially handsome and fresh set.

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        M. Terentii Varronis pars librorum quattuor et viginti de lingua latina

      Lugduni : Apud haeredes S. Gryphii 1563 - Octavo. 330, [94] pp. Later mottled calf, gilt spine. Chipping and moderate rubbing, loss to gilt on spine. Front joint split. Marginal dampstaining, scattered red pencil and ink notation. Brunet V 1092 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lucubrationes ab innumeris mendis repurgatae Utopiae libri II Progymnasmata Epigrammata Ex Lucinao conversa quaedam Declamatio Lucianicae respondens Epistolae Quibus additae sunt duae aliorum Epistolae de vita moribus and morte MoriBasle Nicolaus Episcopius Filius

      Printer's device on title and last leaf, fine full-page woodcut illustration of Utopia on p. 53, ornamental woodcut initials. 8vo (170 x 110mm). [16]ff. 530pp. [23]ff. Contemporary limp vellum with overlapping edges, fine ink lettering along spine "Tomae Mori Opuscula", small paper label at foot numbered "3099', gilt edges (some minor damage at extremities).

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        FRANKREICH. - Nordfrankreich. - Karte., Karte des nordöstlichen Teils von Frankreich mit Teilen von Belgien und dem Rheinland.

      Kupferstich von Giovanni Francesco Camoccio, Venedig, dat. 1563, 37 x 47,5 cm. Bonacker S. 61 Thieme-Becker Bd. V, S. 444. - Zeigt das Gebiet bis Paris, Verdun und Nancy im Süden, im Westen bis zur Nordseeküste mit Estampes, im Norden bis Ostende und Breda und im Osten mit Metz, Luxemburg, Trier, Aachen, Köln und Neuss. Die Städte sind als kleine Ansichten eingezeichnet. - Im Rand rechts etwas fleckig. - Seltene und frühe Karte. Europa, Frankreich, Landkarten

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        Lucubrationes, ab innumeris mendis repurgatae. Utopiae libri II. Progymnasmata. Epigrammata. Ex Lucinao conversa quaedam. Declamatio Lucianicae respondens. Epistolae. Quibus additae sunt duae aliorum Epistolae, de vita, moribus & morte Mori.Basle,Nicolaus Episcopius (Filius),

      1563 - Printer's device on title and last leaf, fine full-page woodcut illustration of Utopia on p. 53, ornamental woodcut initials. 8vo (170 x 110mm). [16]ff. 530pp. [23]ff. Contemporary limp vellum with overlapping edges, fine ink lettering along spine ?Tomae Mori Opuscula?, small paper label at foot numbered ?3099', gilt edges (some minor damage at extremities). First edition of the collected Latin works of Sir Thomas More, of which the most important is the Utopia illustrated with a full-page woodcut map; a finelypreserved copyfrom the library of Scottish bibliophile, Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun. Among the letters published here for the first time is the famous one to Martin Dorpius in which More defends Erasmus' translation of the New Testament from the Greek, rather than the accepted Latin, thus clearly siding with the enlightened ?new learning? It also contains a letter from Erasmus to Hutten which contains details of More's physical appearance. Provenance. Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun (1653?-1716), with hissignature on lower inside cover, possibly also his monogram on title-page? According to Willems this book is listed in the definitive catalogue, Saltoun-papers MS. 17863, on p. 120. Starting in around 1675 Fletcher assembled over 6000 books over a 40 year period. As a true humanist he collected in many areas, he was also an indefatigable traveller and spent half his life abroad and frequented bookshops whenever possible. A library was built for the collection at Saltoun by his descendants in 1769 and there the collection remained until some were sold in the 1940s and the bulk in the 1960s. Gibson 74. Adams M1752. VD 16 M6302. See P.J.M. Willems, Bibliotheca Fletcheriana, the extraordinary library of Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun,reconstructed and systematically arranged,(1999). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gelriae Cliviae Ivliae nec non Aliarum Regionum Adiacentium Nova Descriptio Anno MDLVIII Venetiis apud Ioannem Franciscum Camociu. Kupferstichkarte von Nederlandene Gelderland.

      Ioannem Franciscum Camocium, Venedig 1563 - (.Holland nach Lafreri, Antonio Lafrère, Antoine Forlani, Paulo Camocio, Giovanni Francesco Camocius, Ioannes Franciscus )(.Kupferstichkarte von Nederlandene Gelderland, Holland – mit Neomagum = Nimwegen - . Gestochen von Paulo Forlani, Veronense ). Blattmaß ca. 50 x 39 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), unter Passepartout und Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß ca. 64 x 73,5 cm – ungeöffnet ). Die alte Kupferstichkarte mit Titelkartusche unten links, Wappenkartusche oben rechts sowie unten rechts mit Meilenzeiger. Das Blatt gebräunt und angestaubt, ansonsten von recht guter Erhaltung. Der Rahmen gering bestoßen, das Glas mit Kleberesten. ( Bitte beachten: Wenn der Rahmen gewünscht bitte, dann bitte ich um Selbstabholung nach Absprache – ansonsten kann ein Versand wegen Bruchgefahr und Größe nur ausgerahmt erfolgen ). ( Lagerort KG )

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        Antique Print-HERCULES-WORLD-ATLAS-Floris-Cort-1563

      - Antique print, titled: 'Pondere Quod victus sudaret Olympifer Atlas.' - This print shows Hercules relieving Atlas taking temporarely the world on his shoulders. Engraving on hand laid paper. Description: Plate 10 of 10 from 'The Labours of Hercules', published in 1563 by Hieronymus Cock. After a lost series of 12 paintings by F. Floris painted 1554-55 for the villa of the merchant and art collector Nicolaas Jongelinck in Markgravelei near Antwerp. State: 2nd state w/ numbering. Ref: NH 181 (From series NH 172-181).Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Cornelis Cort' after 'Frans Floris'. Cornelis Cort (1533-1578) was a renowned Flemish draughtsman and engraver. He was known as Cornelio Flammingo while he was in Italy (from 1565 until his death). He started an art academy in Rome, where Carracci was among his students. Frans Floris (1519/20-1570) was the foremost Antwerp artist of the mid-sixteenth century. Known as the Flemish Raphael, he was admired for his Italianate style, treatment of the body and approach to composition. As a result of his close relationship with the publisher Hieronymus Cock, who established the Quatre Vents press in the same years that Floris started to receive important commissions, the artist was able to harness the print medium as no Antwerp artist before him had done. Nearly all Netherlandish printmakers active between 1550 and 1570 worked from Floris’s designs. Condition: Very good, given age. Some light remains of attachment on rear. Margins cropped close to plate edges. Slight paper loss in corners. Paper edges a bit chipped. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: GV-A1-19 The overall size is ca. 11.6 x 9.1 inch. The image size is ca. 11.3 x 8.9 inch. The overall size is ca. 29.5 x 23 cm. The image size is ca. 28.8 x 22.5 cm.

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        Ierusalem vetustissima illa et celeberrima totius mundi civitas. nunc autem Latine omnis perscripta. per lohannem Heydenum Eyflam Dunenfem.

      Frankfurt Georg Raben Sigismund Feyerabend and heirs of Weigand Han 1563 - Folio (31.5 x 21.3 cm). pp. [12], including title page with woodcut device, 635, [33], double-page woodcut map, 42 woodcut illustrations in text. Contemporary blind-stamped calf, morocco lettering piece. Fine example, in attractive contemporary binding, of first edition in Latin of this important illustrated history of Jerusalem, before its destruction by the Romans. Adam Reissner, a German mystic and poet, was the pupil of Johann Reuchlin, a German humanist and prominent scholar of Greek and Hebrew. Reissner taught theology for many years and wrote historical and theological works, including an 'anti-papal history.' He later made a name for himself as a writer of hymns. In this book, considered one of Reissner's most important works, he describes Jerusalem in detail, with all its holy landmarks. Reissner paints a picture of'Heavenly Jerusalem,' in stark contrast to what he sees as the 'Satanic Babylon' of corrupt papacy. For Reissner, a supporter of the Protestant reformer Caspar Schwenckfeld, Jerusalem represents a community of true believers, in constant battle with the Antichrist of Rome. With constant comparisons of historical events to selected Bible passages, Reissner eventually comes to the conclusion that judgment day has arrived. The lovely woodcut illustrations by Virgil Solis were taken (or possibly copied) from the Luther Bible, published in 1560 by the Frankfurt publisher Sigmund Feyerabend. This edition is a translation of the first volume of the German edition, published the same year and entitled Ierusalem, die alte Haubtstat der Juden. We could not find any bibliographical evidence that its second volume has ever been translated and published (in spite of such claims in the Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie). Rohricht 708; VD16 R1058; Adams R340; not in Atabey. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        De furtivis literarum notis, vulgo de ziferis libri IIII. Ioan. Baptista Porta Neapolitano autore

      Naples: Giovanni Maria Scoto, 1563 4to (205x146 mm); recent stiff vellum, label with gilt title on spine; (20), 228 pp. Woodcut arms of Philipp II of Spain on the title-page. Three full-page woodcuts (pp. 73, 79 and 83), each consisting of a dial of letters and numerals in an elaborate border with a circular volvelle piece attached with a yellow or green thread at the center. Twenty pieces of woodcut cipher messages, some with ornamental borders cut on the block (seven of these are repetitions). Some light marginal damp stains, slightly browned throughout, but all in all a good copy.RARE FIRST EDITION, dedicated to Juan de Soto, secretary to Philipp II of Spain, of this encyclopedic work on cryptography. Along with J. Trithemius and B. de Vigenère, Porta is generally regarded as one of the founders of modern cryptography.In 1591 John Wolf published in London a page-for-page reprint of this edition with the woodcuts copied. The original woodcuts were reused for the second enlarged edition, issued in Naples in 1602.The term 'zifera' derives from the Arabic 'sifr', which means zero. The term 'furtivus' can be rendered with: furtive, secret, occult. Della Porta's work was of great importance in political, military and commercial activities. The necessity to communicate impending changes in political alignments induced princes and lords to use encrypted writing practices. The exchange of documents and military warnings had to take place in the greatest secrecy, so that the opposing parties could not decipher an intercepted text containing precious details about attack or defense strategies (cf. G.B. Della Porta, Le zifere o della scrittura segreta, R. Lucariello, ed., Naples, 1996, pp. 9-12)."De furtivis literarum notis is an extraordinary book. Even today, four centuries later, it retains the freshness and charm - and remarkably - its ability to instruct. Its great quality is its perspective: Porta saw cryptology in the round. Its four books, dealing respectively with ancient ciphers, modern ciphers, cryptanalysis, and a list of linguistic peculiarities that will help in solution, encompassed the cryptologic knowledge of the time. He rehearsed the standard ciphers of his forefathers, but he did not hesitate to criticize... Among the 'modern' systems - many of which are probably Porta's own - appeared the first digraphic cipher in cryptology, in which two letters were represented by a single symbol. He classified systems into three kinds: the changing of a letter's order (transposition), of a letter's form (substitution by symbol), and of a letter's value (substitution by a letter of another alphabet). This was one of the earliest, if crude, instances of the now standard division of ciphers into transposition and substitution... The books includes a set of movable cipher disks, and at one point Porta explained how they may be converted to a square table. His grasping of this relationship illuminates more clearly than anything else his thorough comprehension of the subject... Perhaps the full measure of Porta's remarkable abilities may best be taken by his brash tackling of the toughest problem of Renaissance cryptology - the solution of polyalphabetic ciphers. Despite the high esteem in which these ciphers were then universally held, Porta refused to admit their invincibility and thought out some methods of attack. These are rather artificial, but their importance lies not in their intrinsic value, which is low, but in the bold attitude that engendered them - the only attitude that leads to any success in cryptanalysis... Porta's overall rank in cryptology of his day was well stated by Dr. Charles J. Mendelsohn, who delved more deeply in this period than any other scholar: 'He was, in my opinion, the outstanding cryptographer of the Renaissance. Some unknown who worked in a hidden room behind closed doors may possibly have surpassed him in general grasp of the subject, but among those whose work can be studied he towers like a giant' " (D. Kahn, The Codebreakers. The Story of Secret Writing, New York, 1996, pp. 138-143).Giambattista della Porta, born at Vico Equense, was educated at home where discussions on scientific topics frequently took place. He also travelled widely in Italy, France and Spain. He never needed to earn a living as the wealth of the family seems to have been sufficient to allow Della Porta to devote himself to study. In 1579 Della Porta moved to Rome and entered the service of cardinal Luigi d'Este. He also lived in Venice while working for the cardinal.He was a versatile polymath with interests and skills in many different areas. Best known for Magiae Naturalis, which dealt with alchemy, magic, and natural philosophy, and for De humana physiognomonia libri IIII, Della Porta also wrote several comedies, a treatise on refraction De refractione (later he claimed to be the inventor of the telescope), and other works on mathematic, mechanic, agriculture and natural science.Della Porta founded the Accademia dei Segreti, dedicated to discussing and studying nature, which is considered one of the first modern scientific societies. He is also considered the inventor of the camera obscura. This Academy was closed down by the Inquisition about 1578. In 1585 Della Porta joined the Jesuit Order but this move did not prevent the Inquisition from banning his works between 1594 and 1598 (cf. P. Piccari, Giovan Battista Della Porta il filosofo, il retore, lo scienziato, Milan, 2007, pp. 15-45; see also D.S.B., XI, pp. 95-98).Edit 16, CNCE16521; Adams, P-1924; P. Manzi, La tipografia napoletana nel '500. Annali di... Giovanni Maria Scotto..., Florence, 1973, p. 188 and pl. 21-22; Mortimer-Italian, no. 397.

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        Universum sacrosanctum Concilium Tridentinum, oecumenicum, ac generale, legitime tum indictum, tum congregatum: sub s.d.n. pont. max. Paulo III anno 1545 1546 et 1547. Et sub Iulio III anno 1551 et 1552. Et sub sanctiss. d.n. papa Pio Quarto. Anno, 1562 et 1563. Nunc recens, multo quam antea limatius, emendatiusque, in lucem prodit. Brescia, Baptist Bozolae 1563. 4°. 4 Bll., 103 num. Bll., 1w.Bl., Titel mit Holzschn.-Druckermarke.- Angeb.: Decreta de sacramento matrimonii, et de reformatione, publicata in sessione octava, sacri Concilii Tridentini. Brescia, Baptist Bozolae 1563. 14 nn.Bll., Titel mit Holzschn.-Druckermarke.- Angeb.: Decreta publicata in sessione nona et ultima, sacri Concilii Tridentini. Brescia, Baptist Bozolae 1563. 26 nn

      - Graesse II, 37 - Adams C2792.- Erste Ausgabe mit dem Egebnissen aller 25 Sessionen v. Papst Paul III bis Pius IV herausgegeben v. Joannes Baptista Bozola.- Der letzte Teil mit dem "Catalogus legatorum, patrum, oratorum & theologorum".- Tle. 2 u. 3 hs. weiter paginiert; am Ende ein hs. "Index Sessionum".- Tls. etw. fleckig, gegen Ende auch wasserrandig, Ebd. etw. fleckig u. bestoßen. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Jerusalem, vetustissima illa et celeberrima totius mundi civitas. EX SACRIS LITERIS ET APPROBATIS HISTORICIS AD UNGUEM DESCRIPTA.

      Frankfurt: per Georgium Corvinum Sigismundum Feirabent & haeredes Vuigandi Galli 1563 - Folio, woodcut device on title-page, folding woodcut view of Jerusalem and 44 woodcuts by Virgil Solis, light browning to text, occasional dampstaining, 2 small repairs in margin of folding map, N6 and Kk1 strengthened at inner margin. Modern calf antique, large gilt arabesque to covers, a very good example. The folding plan of Jerusalem complete with good margins. First Latin edition of Reissner's history and description of the city of Jerusalem before its destruction, published in the same year as the original German edition. Translated by one of his students, Johann Heyden. In this book, considered one of Reissner's most important works, he describes Jerusalem in detail, with all its holy landmarks. Reissner draws a picture of the 'Heavenly Jerusalem' – in contrast to the 'Satanic Babylon' which for him represents the corrupt papacy. For Reissner, a supporter of Caspar Schwenckfeld (German Protestant reformer and spiritualist) Jerusalem represents a community of true believers, in constant battle with the Antichrist of Rome. With constant comparisons of historical events to selected Bible passages Reissner eventually comes to the conclusion that the time of judgment day had arrived. The lovely woodcut illustrations by Virgil Solis were taken (or possibly copied) from the Luther Bible, published in 1560 by the Frankfurt publisher Sigmund Feyerabend. This edition is a translation of the first volume of the German edition, published the same year and entitled Ierusalem, die alte Haubtstat der Juden. We could not find any bibliographical evidence that its second volume has ever been translated and published (in spite of such claims in the Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie). Reissner, German mystic, hymn-writer and poet, was born in 1496 at Mündelsheim (now Mündelheim) in Swabian Bavaria. He first studied at Wittenberg, and then, about 1521, he learned Hebrew and Greek under Johann Keuchlin. He then became private secretary to Georg von Freundsberg and accompanied him during the campaign in Italy, 1530-27. After the capture of Rome in 1527 he went back to Germany, and spent some time at Strassburg, where he became a friend and adherent of Caspar Schwenkfeldt. He seems to have been living at Frankfurt-am-Main in 1563, but thereafter returned to Mündelheim, where he was still living in 1572. He appears to have died there about 1575. Adams R340; Röhricht 708. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        M F Quintiliani DECLAMATIONES CXXXVII Quae ex CCCLXXXVIII Supersunt, diuque latuere, nunc demum P Aerodii

      Paris: Fredericum Morellum. Good. 1563. First Edition. Vellum. The first edition of this collection of “declamations” – rhetorical exercises – attributed to Quintilian and edited by the Pierre Ayrault (1536-1601), the well known French jurist. Condition of this first edition is good antiquarian. It is a quarto measuring 8.5” x 6.5” bound in vellum. Vellum is normally aged, smooth and nice, spine label is faded and lightly damaged, front board is forward. Pagination is [4]-220-[12]. Paper is clean and crisp, printing is sharp and attractive, very occasional small humidity staining and very occasional foxing, otherwise quite lovelyStamps from the library of Friedrich-Franz-Gymnasium Parchim which was founded as a Latin school in 1564. A handsome and correct copy of Quintilian's declamations, in a first edition thus, with lovely engraved initials.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 220 pages .

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        Ein newe und schöne Art der vollkommenen Visierkunst: derengleichen hiebevor niemaln in keiner Spraach gesehen worden ...Frankfurt am Main, printed by Palthenius for Jonas Rosa, 1603. 4to. With numerous tables and several woodcut diagrams and figures in text. Modern overlapping vellum.

      Honeyman 321; Poggendorff I, p. 183; VD 17, 547:658949Q; for the author: NDB II, p. 204. First German edition of an important treatise on solid geometry by the Frankfurt physician and mathematician Johann Hartmann Beyer (1563-1625). The work includes calculations of exact or approximate volumes of solid figures such as glasses, buckets and barrels (which Beyer treated as 2 truncated cones put together). The author published a work on decimals, Logistica decimalis, and (wrongly) believed to be the inventor of the decimal fraction. He corresponded with Ludolf van Ceulen and Johannes Kepler, who referred to Beyer in his Nova stereometria (1615). Owner's inscription on title-page, dated "1625" and partly erased, browned throughout, otherwise in very good condition.

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        VITAE VIRORVM ILLUSTRIVM. Autoribus Aemylio Probo de uita excellentium Imperatorum . cum Annotationibus Hieronymi Magii Anglarensis . Georgio Cassandro, de uiris illustribus qui ante Procam in Latio fuere. C. Plinio Secvndo de uiris illustribus cum Commentarijs Conradi Lycosthenis: Et Appendice Georgii Cassandri. C. Suetonio Tranqvillo de claris Grammaticis & Rhetoribus. Fr. Petrarcha de rebus memoradis (memorandis) & uiris illustribus. Lobardo Sirichio in supplemento epitomatis illustrium uirorum. Fl. Philostrato de Heroibus Troianis, Stephano Nigro: Ac de uitis Sophistaru, Antonio Bonfinio interpretibus. Svida, quotquot Imperatorum uitas descripsit, Hermanno Vvitekindo collectore. Accedente Rerum & verborum memorabiblium Indice copiosissi

      Basel, Henric Petri 1563. - VD 16, 21,280,V1751. BM German Books,16 898. Adams 2,889 - Sammlung v. Biographien bedeutender Männer, zusammengestellt aus klassischen u. mittelalterlichen Autoren. Rarer Basler Druck d. 16. Jh aus der Werkstatt d. Heinrich Petri mit schönen Initialen v. Urs Graf. 2°. Titelblatt, 13 nn. Bll. (Index), 695 S., mit e. Druckermarke in Holzschnitt am Titelblatt u. auf d. letzten Seite, Kopfleisten, Schlußvignetten u. großen u. kleinen Holzschnittinitialen. Pergamentband d. Zeit, mit Rückenbeschriftung v. alter Hand u. e. teilw. abgelösten Nummernschildchen (19./20. Jh.), fleckig, nachgedunkelt, mit einigen Wurmgängen, untere Ecke d. Vorderdeckels u. d. Anfangsblätter ausgerissen, Bindung gelockert, Schließbänder fehlen. Seiten sonst großt. nur unbedeutend vergilbt oder schwach stockfleckig, teilw. gebräunt bzw. etw. braunfleckig. Breitrandiger Druck. Mit e. Anmerkung v. alter Hand am vorderen fliegenden Vorsatzblatt, am Titelblatt mit Bleistift d. Jahreszahl 1563 notiert.

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        De illorvm daemonvm qvi svb lvnari collimitio uersantur, ortu, nominibus, officiis, illusionibus, potestate, uaticiniis, miraculis, & quibus mediis in fugam compellantur, Isagoge, per Villinganum, Doctorem Medicum, & apud Caesaream curiam Enfishemii superioris Alsatiae archiatrum, nuperrime in unum collecta. Qvivus accedit de speciebvs magiae ceremonialis, quam Goëtiam uocant, epitome, eodem, Pictorio collectore. Et an sagae, vel mvlieres quas expiatrices nominamus, ignis mulcta sint dammandae, resolutio. Cum rerum & uerborum copioso Indice

      Basileae: [s.n.], 1563 [Colofón: Basileae, per Henricvm Petri, Anno MDLXIII Mense Martio] - [Para pedidos desde fuera de España, por favor, consulte las condiciones de venta y envío, tipo A. / For orders to be delivered outside Spain, please, let you see our sale and shipping terms, type A. / Pour les commandes à livrer hors d'Espagne, s'il vous plait, voyez les conditions de vente et de livraison, type A].- // 8º; (150x90mm.); 80, [8] p.; sign.: A-D8, E-E12; iniciales xilografiadas; cuatro grabados xilográficos en el texto; texto en cursiva; apostillas marginales.- // Encuadernación del s. XVIII en cartón forrado de papel de aguas; lomo con tejuelo en piel. Rastro de humedad en el margen inferior y uno muy leve en el superior; corto de márgen lateral afectando a las apostillas y a uno de los grabados. Sin sellos, firmas, anotaciones ni subrayados.- // Proc.: Sin datos.- // Refs.: Graesse, Magica, p. 14; Thorndike, History, VI, p. 400; Zedler, XXVIII, p. 71-72.- // Célebre tratado sobre los demonios sublunares y los ceremoniales de magia ('que llaman Goecia') que, concluyendo con una llamada a la necesidad de quemar a las brujas, eclipsó el resto de las obras escritas por su autor, Joerg Maler, médico principal del emperador Maximiliano II en la sede de Alsacia, conocido como Pictorius. En la primera edición de esta obra, a la que corresponde el ejemplar que ofrecemos, parte de los ejemplares se imprimieron con una errata en portada, figurando el año de 1562 en lugar del de 1563, si bien todos finalizan con el mismo colofón de marzo de 1563.En su primera parte recoge, en forma de diálogo, un examen de los diferentes tipos de demonios 'sublunares' (existentes en la Tierra) que acompañan a los hombres y enturbian su comportamiento, examinando cuál era su naturaleza física y ofreciendo algunos remedios contra sus influencias. La segunda parte repasa las diferentes clases de ceremoniales mágicos, cerrándose con un breve texto sobre las brujas. De los ceremoniales mágicos relata qué pueblos o culturas los empleaban y cómo los ponían en práctica, abarcando desde la Nigromancia a la Axiomancia, pasando entre otras por la Piromancia o la Ictiomancia, acudiendo en cuatro ocasiones (p. 60, 64, 69 y 76) a ilustraciones xilográficas aclaratorias de las que la primera representa el disco lulliano para la realización de pronósticos, la segunda el cedazo empleado (y el modo de sujetarlo) en las adivinaciones por coscinosmancia, la tercera ofrece la imagen de un signáculo y la cuarta un diagrama de escritura del 'abracadabra' sanador de los gnósticos. En el breve texto final argumenta que las brujas deben ser llevadas a la hoguera, no ya por herejes y por su trato carnal con el diablo, sino porque si no se incrementaría su número y todo el mundo acabaría expuesto a sus encantamientos.Hay quienes señalan(1) que esta Isagoge (Introducción) a los demonios sublunares forma parte de otra obra suya, el ___________ (Pantopólion -galería, muestrario-), porque así consta en la portada de este: Pantopolion, continens omnium ferme quadrupedum. naturas. Una cum eiusdem de apibus. methodo. Praeterea De Daemonum qui sub Lunari. Isagoge. Quibus accedit eiusdem . magiae ceremonialis (Pantopólion de la naturaleza de casi todos los animales cuadrúpedos. Junto a un método . de las abejas, Y, además, una introducción a los demonios . del mundo sublunar . A la que se añade . ceremoniales de magia)(2).Las evidencias tipográficas, sin embargo, indican que se imprimieron por separado. Primero este 'De materia daemonium Isagoge' y después el Pantopolion, y que, con la impresión de este último, se tomó la decisión de difundirlo acompañado del primero. Así se desprendería de que el tratado de los demonios sublunares posee portada, dedicatoria, elenco de autores citados, índice y colofón propios, y paginación y signaturas separadas. De que, por su parte, el Pantopólion propiamente dicho, aun formado internamente por dos partes diferenciadas, estas se desarrollan con paginación corrida y termina con su propio y extenso índice culminado en su propio colofón. Y, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vijf jaren in Japan. (1857-1863.) Bijdragen tot de kennis van het Japansche Keizerrijk en zijne bevolking. ... Eerste[-tweede] deel.Leiden, Van den Heuvel and Van Santen, 1867-1868. 2 volumes bound as 1. 8vo. Each volume with a different double-tinted lithographed view as frontispiece, further with a large folding tinted lithographed map of Japan and the Chinese coast, 2 lithographed views and 10 chromolithographed costume plates finished by hand. 19th-century light brown half sheepskin, rebacked, with the original backstrip laid-down.

      Cordier, Japonica, col. 588; Lipperheide 1563; Tiele, Bibl. 873. First edition of a rare and famous account of the Japanese Empire during the years when Japan slowly and cautiously opened up to the West. It pays particular attention to the relations between Japan and the European nations from the 15th century to the 1850s, when Japan concluded treaties with the Kingdom of the Netherlands, England and the United States. It ends with the complete texts of the treaties concluded by Japan after Perry's expedition: with the United States of America (March 1854), with Great Britain (October 1854), and finally with the Kingdom of the Netherlands (November 1855 and August 1858). With inscription and library stamp. The errata leaf bound at the beginning (upside-down), frontispieces heavily foxed, spots throughout and a large tear in the map professionally restored. Rebacked, as noted, with some wear to the extremities. Reasonable copy.

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        Ein newe und schöne Art der vollkommenen Visierkunst: derengleichen hiebevor niemaln in keiner Spraach gesehen worden ...Frankfurt am Main, printed by Palthenius for Jonas Rosa, 1603. 4to. With numerous tables and several woodcut diagrams and figures in text. Modern overlapping vellum.

      Honeyman 321; Poggendorff I, p. 183; VD 17, 547:658949Q; for the author: NDB II, p. 204. First German edition of an important treatise on solid geometry by the Frankfurt physician and mathematician Johann Hartmann Beyer (1563-1625). The work includes calculations of exact or approximate volumes of solid figures such as glasses, buckets and barrels (which Beyer treated as 2 truncated cones put together). The author published a work on decimals, Logistica decimalis , and (wrongly) believed to be the inventor of the decimal fraction. He corresponded with Ludolf van Ceulen and Johannes Kepler, who referred to Beyer in his Nova stereometria (1615). Owner's inscription on title-page, dated "1625" and partly erased, browned throughout, otherwise in very good condition.

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        Vijf jaren in Japan. (1857-1863.) Bijdragen tot de kennis van het Japansche Keizerrijk en zijne bevolking. ... Eerste[-tweede] deel.Leiden, Van den Heuvel and Van Santen, 1867-1868. 2 volumes bound as 1. 8vo. Each volume with a different double-tinted lithographed view as frontispiece, further with a large folding tinted lithographed map of Japan and the Chinese coast, 2 lithographed views and 10 chromolithographed costume plates finished by hand. 19th-century light brown half sheepskin, rebacked, with the original backstrip laid-down.

      Cordier, Japonica, col. 588; Lipperheide 1563; Tiele, Bibl. 873. First edition of a rare and famous account of the Japanese Empire during the years when Japan slowly and cautiously opened up to the West. It pays particular attention to the relations between Japan and the European nations from the 15th century to the 1850s, when Japan concluded treaties with the Kingdom of the Netherlands, England and the United States. It ends with the complete texts of the treaties concluded by Japan after Perry's expedition: with the United States of America (March 1854), with Great Britain (October 1854), and finally with the Kingdom of the Netherlands (November 1855 and August 1858). With inscription and library stamp. The errata leaf bound at the beginning (upside-down), frontispieces heavily foxed, spots throughout and a large tear in the map professionally restored. Rebacked, as noted, with some wear to the extremities. Reasonable copy.

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        [Diplomatic letter to the English emissary [Charles Stewart] acknowledging the English desire for improved diplomatic relations, and offering a truce and a peace treaty].[Meknes (Morocco), 3 Safar 1133 AH (= 23 December 1720)]. Whole sheet (57 x 43 cm). An elaborately decorated letter in ink on paper, with the stylized architectural and arabesque decorations (including Arabic inscriptions) drawn in black outline, coloured and supplemented in green with some blue, and highlighted with gold, and the 8-line Arabic text of the letter itself in brown.

      For background information: N. Matar, British captives from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic, 1563-1760 (2014); N. Matar, Europe through Arab eyes, 1578-1727 (2008). An important and beautifully decorated diplomatic letter in Arabic, from Moulay Ismail ibn Sharif, ruler of Morocco, to the English emissary Charles Stuart, who was in Morocco to negotiate improved relations between the countries. While relations between Britain and Morocco had long been tense, their mutual opposition to French domination of Spain led to cooperation during the War of the Spanish Succession (1702-1713/14) helping Britain gain control of Gibraltar in 1704. Its extremely important strategic position, guarding the mouth of the Mediterranean, meant that Britain was determined to retain control there, but that required cooperation with Morocco, especially since Gibraltar depended on neighbouring lands for food and supplies. The 22 July 1714 treaty of Tetuan settled matters temporarily, but England was eager to establish longer-term security. King George I therefore sent Commodore Charles Stewart (1681-1741) to Morocco with a small squadron to negotiate with Moulay Ismail ibn Sharif (1634?-1727). He set off on 24 September and arrived on 22 December. Ismail was a fierce opponent whom many Europeans called "bloodthirsty". He had fought for and won Moroccan independence from the Ottoman Empire. If reports of the year of his birth are correct he was now past 85 but remained firmly in power. The present letter, written the day after Stewart's arrival, presents his guarded response, acknowledging the English desire for an extended truce, close friendship and good communications. Some groundwork had apparently been laid before Stewart's arrival, for the letter notes communications made through the pasha Hamet ben Ali ben Abdallah and Ibn al Attar and indicates that they had already come to an agreement over the content. Ismail expresses the hope that the ambassador will find the terms satisfactory. He had secured his country's independence from the Ottomans only 25 years before and perhaps for that reason takes pains to emphasize the continuity of its government, noting that his relative Ahmad al Mansour (1549-1603) had had friendly relations with Queen Elizabeth (1533-1603): in fact he had a representative at the English court in 1600, when Morocco and England were allied against the Spanish. Charles Stewart and Hamet ben Ali ben Abdallah signed the peace treaty at Ceuta in January 1721 and Stewart then had an audience with Ismail ibn Shaif in Meknes and was able to return home with nearly 300 British who had been enslaved in Morocco.The sheet is folded in two above the text of the letter and was formerly folded further, probably for delivery. These folds show some wear and minor tears, the edges are slightly tattered (occasionally affecting a small piece of the border) and the paper shows some unobtrusive spotting. The whole remains in good condition and only slightly trimmed at the sides and head, the foot retaining its deckle. A beautifully decorated diplomatic letter from the great Moroccan ruler Moulay Ismail ibn Sharif to the English emissary Commodore Charles Stewart, leading to improved relations between Islamic Morocco and Christian Britain.

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        De l'arte dei metalli, partita in XII libri. Aggiungesi il libro del medesimo autore, che tratta degl"Animali di sottoterra, da lui stesso corretto e riveduto. Tradotti in lingua Toscana da Michelangelo Florio Fiorentino.

      Basilea, per Hieronimo Frobenio et Nicolao Episcopio, 1563, - in-folio, 5 ff. n.n, pp. 542, (10) (manca il foglio sesto preliminare bianco; ultimo f. con impresa dello stampatore in ottimo facsimile in carta dell'epoca). Ottima leg. 600esca p.pelle, titolo su tassello rosso e ricchi fregi in oro al dorso. Illustrato da 2 tavole f.t. e 273 grandi e stupende silografie di Rud. Manuel Deutsch di Basilea. Prima traduzione italiana, simile alla prima latina del 1556, dell'opera maggiore dell'Agricola (latinizzazione di G.Bauer, 1494-1555) considerato il fondatore della mineralogia sistematica. Il trattato segna l'inizio dell'applicazione del metodo sperimentale allo studio dell'interno della terra, e quindi il primo fiorire della mineralogia, geologia e metallurgia moderna. Le splendide silografie, qui in eccellente tiratura, illustrano le elaborate tecniche usate dall'ingegneria meccanica e l'uso di energia idraulica. Opera di straordinario interesse e di grande bellezza. Buon esemplare (lieviss. uniforme arrossatura della carta, la tavola raffig. le pertiche lievem. rifilata in alto e in basso, il foglio di titolo foderato e con l'angolo inferiore rifatto). Hoover Coll. 17 e 19: "The first systematic treatise on mining and metallurgy" . Horblit, 100 books in science 2b. PMM 79. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pars Librorum Quattuor et Viginti de Lingua Latina

      Lugduni : Apud haeredes Seb. Gryphii 1563 - Octavo. Original calf, spine gilt. Printer?s device on title. 330, [6], [94 (of 96] pages, with printer?s device on verso of x6, lacking final blank. Rubbing to leather, joints cracking. Library ink stamp in a few lower margins. Marginal dampstaining and worming, scattered foxing. Occasional pencil marginalia. Adams V288; Brunet V, page 1092. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lucii Annaei Flori, vel potius Lucii Annaei Senecae, Rerum Romanorum ex Tito Livio epitoma, in quatuor libros distincta. Restituit emendavitque Elias Vinetus cuius et Ioannis Camertis castigationum annotationumque commentaria, separatim excusa

      Pictavi. Enguilbertum Marnesium. 1563. Cm. 22; pp. (22), 129, (3), 81, (7). Bella legatura settecentesca in piena pelle marmorizzata, dorso a 5 nervetti, con titoli e fregi in oro, piatti inquadrati entro duplice filetto dorato, agli angoli dei piatti e negli scomparti del dorso inziali dorate del possessore: "CB", risguardi in carta marmorizzata, tagli marmorizzati. Marca tipografica al frontespizio. Qualche difetto alla legatura, interno ottimo. (29 / 157) 440 / P

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        VITAE VIRORVM ILLUSTRIVM. Autoribus Aemylio Probo de uita excellentium Imperatorum ... cum Annotationibus Hieronymi Magii Anglarensis ... Georgio Cassandro, de uiris illustribus qui ante Procam in Latio fuere. C. Plinio Secvndo de uiris illustribus cum Commentarijs Conradi Lycosthenis: Et Appendice Georgii Cassandri. C. Suetonio Tranqvillo de claris Grammaticis & Rhetoribus. Fr. Petrarcha de rebus memoradis (memorandis) & uiris illustribus. Lobardo Sirichio in supplemento epitomatis illustrium uirorum. Fl. Philostrato de Heroibus Troianis, Stephano Nigro: Ac de uitis Sophistaru, Antonio Bonfinio interpretibus. Svida, quotquot Imperatorum uitas descripsit, Hermanno Vvitekindo collectore. Accedente Rerum & verborum memorabiblium Indice copiosissimo.

      2. Titelblatt, 13 nn. Bll. (Index), 695 S., mit e. Druckermarke in Holzschnitt am Titelblatt u. auf d. letzten Seite, Kopfleisten, Schlußvignetten u. großen u. kleinen Holzschnittinitialen. Pergamentband d. Zeit, mit Rückenbeschriftung v. alter Hand u. e. teilw. abgelösten Nummernschildchen (19./20. Jh.), fleckig, nachgedunkelt, mit einigen Wurmgängen, untere Ecke d. Vorderdeckels u. d. Anfangsblätter ausgerissen, Bindung gelockert, Schließbänder fehlen. Seiten sonst großt. nur unbedeutend vergilbt oder schwach stockfleckig, teilw. gebräunt bzw. etw. braunfleckig. Breitrandiger Druck. Mit e. Anmerkung v. alter Hand am vorderen fliegenden Vorsatzblatt, am Titelblatt mit Bleistift d. Jahreszahl 1563 notiert. VD 16, 21,280,V1751. BM German Books,16 898. Adams 2,889 - Sammlung v. Biographien bedeutender Männer, zusammengestellt aus klassischen u. mittelalterlichen Autoren. Rarer Basler Druck d. 16. Jh aus der Werkstatt d. Heinrich Petri mit schönen Initialen v. Urs Graf.

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        La Vergine allatta il Bambino o Riposo durante la fuga in Egitto

      1563 - Acquaforte e bulino, 1563, firma e data parzialmente abrase sulla pietra a sinistra. Da un soggetto di Tiziano. Esemplare nel secondo stato, con la firma per esteso, già parzialmente abrasa, IULIO BONAS/ONE F./1563. Il primo stato, segnalato da Zani, reca soltanto il monogramma IVB. In basso a sinistra, una nota manoscritta indica il nome dell’inventor "Titianus" Bellissima prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva, con sottili margini, in ottimo stato di conservazione. L’incisione del Bonasone deriva da un disegno di Tiziano per il dipinto, oggi smarrito, eseguito dal Vecellio nel terzo decennio del secolo XVI. L’opera del Bonasone è nota anche attraverso una copia in controparte, attribuita a Martino Rota, e uno studio, anch’esso in controparte, nella Collection of Northwestern University and Ester and Malcolm Bick. Il disegno preparatorio del Vecellio fu utilizzato da Niccolò Boldrini per la sua xilografia. Etching and engraving, 1563, signature and date on the stone at lower left partially erased. After Titian. Example of the second state of two, with signature and date IULIO BONAS/ONE F./1563. The first state carries only the monogram IVB. A very good impression, printed on contemporary laid paper, with small margins, very good condition. This print by Bonasone is after a drawing by Titian for his painting, now lost. The Bonasone’s work is known also throught a copy in reverse attribued to Martino Rota, and a drawing in the Collection of Northwestern University and Ester and Malcolm Bick. The preparatory drawing by Vecellio was used by Niccolò Boldrini for his woodcut. Bartsch XV.129.67 ; Massari 1983 133; Zani, II, VI, pp. 54-55; Catelli Isola, p. 31 n. 4 Dimensioni 307 216mm

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        Novo Dissegno della Dalmatia e Crovatia

      Venezia 1563 - La carta raffigura parte del Friuli, la Slovenia, la Croazia e parte della Bosnia. Cartograficamente deriva dalle mappe dell’Italia e dei Balcani compilate da Giacomo Gastaldi. Fu copiata solo due anni dopo da Ferrando Bertelli; una copia pressochè identica. Il Woodward attribuisce la paternità di entrambe le incisioni a Paolo Forlani. La rarità di questo esemplare è nella data di edizione: si tratta di una ristampa del 1591 a cura di Donato Bertelli, che inserisce il suo indirizzo nel cartiglio al luogo di quello posto dal Camocio "in Venetia appresso Gioan Francesco Camotio al segno della Piramide". Della carta del Camocio fino a questo momemto erano conosciuti solo tre edizioni (o meglio stati); la prima del 1563, una ristampa del 1566 ed una senza il nome dell’editore. Questa edizione risulta sconosciuta a tutte le bibliografie, rappresentando quindi il quarto stato della carta del Camocio. Incisione in rame, con inusuali margini coevi, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Rarissima. Bibliografia: Tooley 189/191. Dimensioni 410x270. - THE ONLY KNOWN EXAMPLE OF THE FOURTH STATE - Map illustrated by Bifolco/Ronca, Cartografia Rara, p. 198, 73. The map depicts part of Friuli, Slovenia, Croatia and part of Bosnia. It derives from the maps of Italy and the Balcans engraved by Giacomo Gastaldi. Two years later, Ferrando Bertelli realized an almost identical copy. Woodward ascribes both engravings to Paolo Forlani. The peculiar charcteristic of this plate is the date; it is a reissue of 1591 edited by Donato Bertelli, who added his address in the cartouche where Camocio had engraved "in Venetia appresso Gioan Francesco Camotio al segno della Piramide". There are three states of Camocio’s map: one printed in 1563, the second in 1566 and the third without the publisher’s name. The present edition is unknown to all the catalogues, becoming therefore the fourth state. Copper engraving, with uncommon contemporaty margins, in excellent condition. Very rare. Bifolco/Ronca, p. 198, 73; Tooley 189/191. Dimensioni 410x270. Dimensioni 410 270mm

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        Interpretatio rubricae. C. ut PUBLICAE LAETITIAE vel CONSULUM NUNCIATORES lib. XII Una cum descriptione FESTIVITATUM et solemnium LUDORUM GENTILIUM, quae laetitiae tempore celebrabantur.

      Apud Franciscum de Portunariis, Venetiis 1563 - In-8° antico (cm. 14x9,2), carte (8), 79, [=pp. (16), 158]. Manca l'ultima carta bianca. Mz. perg. antica muta. Tracce di gora alle prime 48 carte. Buco con perdita di 3 sillabe all'ultima carta dell'indice, bianca al verso. Antica firma cancellata e buchetto al front. Al front. bell'ANGELO reggente un ingresso con portone, con scudo recante FP, in ricca cornice ornata; al verso del Finis, la stessa MARCA EDITORIALE, ma grande, a piena pag., con diverso elaborato disegno. MONIARDO, giureconsulto e vicario generale del vesc. di VERCELLI, prof. di Dir. Can. a Torino, cons. del Duca, dedica q. libro a Th. LANGOSCO, conte di STROPPIANA. Ha molti aspetti giuridici (contratti, liti, guerra tra Cristiani ingiusta o giusta, ebrietà, incendi, usura - e Ebrei -, voto, omicidio ecc.), ma è un vero trattato sui GIOCHI e le feste d. antichi: "refertus est libellus praeter quaestiunculas iure disputatas non illepidas, ludis, iocis & festivitatibus omnibus Antiquorum", incl. Greci, Ebrei, Saraceni ecc. I vari generi di certami, Agonalia, Apollinares, Athletarum leges, Castrensis, Circenses, Gladiatori, Gymnici, Equestri, corone, campane, feste, Funebri, gaudium herbarum, fuochi, strum. musicali, Giubilei, Megalenses, Mimi, Panthomimi, Navalis, Nondine, Paganalia, pentathlus, Pugiles, Pythya, Sacra certamina, Saltationis genera, Tragedia, Commedia, Satira, Scenici, Trionfi, Venationum spectacula, ad bestias, Veiouis festum, unguenta, ecc. Raro, censito da ICCU in 3 bibl. (nessuna in Piemonte).

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        Vitae Virorum Illustrium.

      Henrigum Petri, 1563. In 4°, p. perg., cc.nn.14 + pp. 695. Marca tipografica sul front. ed al centro dell'ultima p. Capilettera. Gore. Macchie di ex umidità. Ex libris incollato sulla p. int. del piatto ant. Mende alla cop.

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        Faksimile - Thierbuch.

      2 (39 x 25 cm), 4 Bl., CLXXII, 13 S., zahlreichen Holzschnitt-Illustr., OHPgt. in Schuber, Namenszug a. Vors., tadellos. Ex. Nr. 263 der 465 Ex. der Ausgabe auf Ingres-Bütten. Faksimiledruck nach der ersten deutschen Froschauer-Ausgabe von 1563, mit einem synoptischen Verzeichnis der lat. u. dt. Tierbezeichnungen und ihren modernen Synonymen, zusammengestellt von V. Ziswiler.- Conrad Gessner (1516-1565), Schweizer Arzt, Naturforscher und Altphilologe. Er gilt als einer der berühmtesten und wichtigsten Naturforscher und Gelehrten der Schweiz. Seine Bedeutung beruht unter anderem darauf, dass er sich nicht mehr ausschließlich auf die tradierten Erkenntnisse der Antike und des Mittelalters verliess - die er ebenfalls ausführlichst auswertete -, sondern seine eigenen Naturbeobachtungen höher wertete. Die Qualität der Darstellung in seinen Veröffentlichungen unterschied ihn von seinen Fachkollegen, da er wegen seines überdurchschnittlichen Zeichentalents nicht darauf angewiesen war, professionelle Künstler für seine Buchillustrationen heranzuziehen. Sein offizielles botanisches Autorenkürzel lautet "Gesner".

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        Matthaei Galeni Vestcappellii Theologi Lovaniensis, Et Sacrarvm Literarvm Professoris Academiae Dilinganae Origines Monasticae, seu de prima, ac vera Christianae Monastices origine Commentarius ad R. in Christo P...; Rare Early Monastic History, 1563

      Dilingae / Dillingen: Sebaldus Mayer, 1563. First printing. Hardcover. Good. First edition, 1563. Bound in old vellum, 234 pp., Good copy, ink notations on the titlepage, age-toning and soiling to the pages, light creasing or wear to the tips of some pages, abrasions on the pastedowns, soiling to the covers, rubbing and wear to the covers including some loss. We've housed the book in mylar to protect it. Text in Latin. A rare early monastic history.

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