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    • STRASBOURG, JOHANN KNOBLOCH, 1508
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 25 full-page woodcuts, 24 of them by Urs Graf, mostly with his monogram, and 1 woodcut by Hans Wechtlin. Roman type. 30 leaves. Folio (c. 295 x 200 mm). Early 17th cent. vellum, gold fillets, with large central colored and gold-stamped armorial supralibros on both covers (unidentified), back gilt. Strasbourg, Johann Knobloch, 1508. Urs Graf's (Solothurn 1485-1528) celebrated fine woodcut series of the the so-called Ringmann Passion of Jesus Christ was first issued in 1506 in two editions, German and Latin. The text from the NT passion was brought together by Johann Geiler von Keysersberg, t... continua a leggere
    • MUNICH, CORNELIUS LEYSSER, 1636
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With engr. pictorial title and 2 engr. plates. 24 unn., 625 pp., 16 unn. leaves. 12mo. Contemp. vellum. Munich, Cornelius Leysser, 1636. Early edition of a work by Jeremias Drexel (1581-1638), dedicated to the Elector Maximilian I of Bavaria. Treats the subject of the right intention, referring to a thought by Ignatius that all men should face God with upright intention and clear eyes. The two full-page emblematic plates didn't appear in the first edition. - Old library stamp on first text leaf. - VD17 12:101240A; Dünnhaupt (2nd ed.),p. 1391, 10.11; Landwehr, German Emblem Books, no. 259 (C... continua a leggere
    • LEIPZIG, G. J. GöSCHEN, 1790
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Titel, 96 SS. 8vo. HLd. mit Rückentitel u. -vergoldung. Leipzig, G. J. Göschen, 1790. Erste "ächte" Einzelausgabe aus dem 7. Band von "Goethe's Schriften" (8 Bde. Göschen, 1787-90) nach Entfernung der Kupfer und der Bogennorm. Auf den ersten Druck der ersten Ausgabe verweist auf Seite 37 die letzte Zeile "Er ist bitter...". Das nach dem Vorbild der italienischen "opera buffa" entstandene Singspiel in vier Akten wurde von Goethes Jugendfreund Ph. Chr. Kayser vertont. Das burleske Dreipersonenstück wurde durch die italienische Spielform des Intermezzos und durch die Personendarstellungen Moli... continua a leggere
    • MUNICH, CORNELIUS LEYSSER, 1628
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With engr. pictorial title and 11 (of 12) emblematic engravings by Raphael Sadeler. 4 unn. leaves, 229 pp. 12mo. Contemporary vellum. Munich, Cornelius Leysser, 1628. Drexel's (1581-1638) second publication (first ed. 1622 in Latin) dedicated to Johann Count of Hohenzollern. Treats of the "Christian zodiac" as the symbol of "twelve signs of predestination". Drexel, a Jesuit from Augsburg was court preacher to the Elector of Bavaria for many years and author of a long series of devotional works which enjoyed great popularity among Catholics and Protestants alike.- Lacks plate 2. - VD17 12:10... continua a leggere
    • LEIDEN, EX OFFININA ELZEVIER, 1633
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Engraved title, 8 woodcut costume plates (1 colored). 374, 8 pp. index. 16mo. 17th century vellum. Leiden, ex offinina Elzevier, 1633. Jean de Laet (1593-1649), director of the Dutch West Indies Company, composed a series of geographical works to inform clients about the various lands the company did business with. This work on Persia entirely is based on published materials and included details on topography, climate, agriculture, religion, customs, governmental structure, and wealth. - Willems 386. GEOGRAPHY: ASIA ; GRAPHIC ARTS:ELSEVIER continua a leggere
    • VIENNA, JOHANN THOMAS EDLER VON TRATTNER, 1777
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With 17 engr. folding plates. XVIII, 546 pp. Contemp. red morocco, gilt supralibros of Empress Maria Theresa, gilt floral borders, outer edges and spine gilt, all edges gilt. Vienna, Johann Thomas Edler von Trattner, 1777. Excerpts from Wolff's "Elementa matheseos universae", first published in 2 volumes on 1713-15, enlarged to 5 volumes in 1730-41. It was the more scientific counterpart of Wolff's famous "Anfangsgründe aller mathematischen Wissenschaften". Christian Johann von Wolff (1679-1754) from Breslau, a leading figure of the German enlightenment, was Professor of Mathematics and Nat... continua a leggere
    • MUNICH, NICOLAUS HEINRICH, 1627
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With engr. pictorial title. 14 unn. leaves, 616 pp. 12mo. Contemp. vellum. Munich, Nicolaus Heinrich, 1627. Second edition. As the title "Trismegistus" suggests, the reader is told that there are three important things in Christian life: the devotion of the Saints, the examination of one's conscience and modesty in the choice of dress. Drexel (1581-1638) used the literary means of a dialogue between himself and a younger member of the Marian Congregation, to whom the tract is dedicated. - VD17 12:101432V; Dünnhaupt (2nd ed.), p. 1388, 9.6; Pörnbacher 174; Breidenbach, Der Emblematiker Jerem... continua a leggere
    • SCHAFFHAUSEN, J. BRODTMANN, (1836)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Printed title, lithogr. title, and 60 lithographed plates. 2 cols. 118 pp., 2 pp. index. Folio (360 x 260 mm). Modern half calf over marbled boards, gilt lettering on spine. Text- and atlas in 1 vol. Schaffhausen, J. Brodtmann, (1836). Beautifully illustrated and complete German edition of Dumont d'Urville's (1790-1842) account on his second expedition to the Pacific. He can be considered "the most celebrated Pacific explorer after Cook...at heart a frustrated anthropologist, long before the profession had been invented..." (E.S. Dodge). The Corvette "Astrolabe", with its crew of 79, of whi... continua a leggere
    • BASEL, DANIEL ECKENSTEIN, 1748
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Mit 20 gest. Portraits von Herrliberger, jedes begleitet von 2 S. Text. Titel in rot und schwarz gedruckt; 1 Bl. Vorwort von A.W.B. (i.e. August Johann Buxtorf). Kl.-4to. Ppbd. d. 19. Jhdts. (etwas berieben). Basel, Daniel Eckenstein, 1748. Erster von insgesamt drei Teilen dieser Sammlung von Bildnissen berühmter Schweizer, der einzige, der in Basel gedruckt wurde. Die Verfasser der Begleittexte sind nicht genannt. - Es fehlt das Gedicht von Albrecht von Haller (1 Seite), Einriss im Rand des Textes zu Wepfer, von Klebstreifen verfärbt, sonst ordentliches Exemplar, altes hs. Register auf let... continua a leggere
    • BERLIN-LICHTERFELDE, HUGO BERMüHLER, (1923, I-II); GERA-UNTERMHAUS, FR. E. KöHLER, (1898, III)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With 203 chromolithogr. plates to vols. I-II, and 80 to vol. III (some signed W. Müller del., some E. Gunther del. and lith.). 4to. Orig. russet half leather (repaired). Berlin-Lichterfelde, Hugo Bermühler, (1923, I-II); Gera-Untermhaus, Fr. E. Köhler, (1898, III). Monumental work on pharmaceutical plants, complete with the third volume "Neueste Medizinalpflanzen und Verwechslungen". Revised by Max Vogtherr together with M. Gürke. Volumes I-II are here in a new edition. Typed Latin-German index to plant names to each volume laid in. - A few plates have been pasted over with original plates ... continua a leggere
    • N. PL., N. D. (VERSAILLES, BAUDOUIN, 1789)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With woodcut floral head-piece. 6 (1) pp. 8vo (c. 215 x 140 mm). Loose as issued. N. pl., n. d. (Versailles, Baudouin, 1789). FIRST EDITION of the earliest French Constitution. This document, being the first French constitution, is of major historic significance. It reflects the epochal changes from pre-revolutionary absolute power to new social and political structures with vested individual rights for every citizen. In one week of debate, mainly held by Mirabeau and Sieyès, the deputees succeeded in formulating general articles valid for all social ranks: Liberty as a birthright, equality... continua a leggere
    • GENEVA, A.-L. VIGNIER/MAISON DE LA POSTE, 1834
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 123 pp. 8vo. Orig. lithographed decorated wrappers, unopened and uncut. (Geneva, A.-L. Vignier/Maison de la Poste, 1834). First edition of Töpffer's fifth novel from the series "Nouvelles Genevoises". Included here is chapter III, which was omitted in all subsequent editions, i.e. the "Nouvelles et Mélanges" of 1840, and all later "Nouvelles". The first chapter is a modified version of "L'homme qui s'ennuie", included in the "Bibliothèque Universelle" of 1833. - In a fine original condition. - Blondel 343f.; Vicaire VII, 855. LITERATURE: FRENCH ; HELVETICA: GENF continua a leggere
    • STRASBOURG, JOHANN KNOBLOUCH, 24 JAN. 1513
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 241 unn. leaves (last blank). 4to. Early 17th century vellum. 18th cent. engr. exlibris Georg Wagner, Presbyter. Strasbourg, Johann Knoblouch, 24 Jan. 1513. First Knoblouch edition. Johann Geiler von Kaisersberg (Schaffhausen 1445- Strasbourg 1510), was the most eminent pulpit-orator of his time. He used for this cycle the text of Sebastian Brant's Ship of Fools" (1494) as the basis for his own, developing and ampflifying the satirical verses into a series of sermons which he preached at Strasburg cathedral in 1501-02. They are translated into Latin by his pupil Jakob Otter (c. 1485-1547), ... continua a leggere
    • TORONTO, TORONTO PUBLIC LIBRARY, 1966-75
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With numerous illus. XXIV, 561 pp.; VIII, pp. 563-1138. Large 8vo. Orig. half cloth. Toronto, Toronto Public Library, 1966-75. First edition of volume II of this famous collection, arranged according to themes; volume I in second revised edition. BIBLIOGRAPHY continua a leggere
    • LYON, PAOLO FRAMBOTTO, 1660
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Half-title, title, 3 unn. leaves, 332 pp.; title, 70 pp., 8 unn. leaves index, 13 unn. extra blank leaves. Narrow 12mo. Contemp. vellum (somewhat browned). Lyon, Paolo Frambotto, 1660. Nice edition of these two works by Jean Prévost (1585-1631) from Dilsberg in Baden, since 1617 professor of medicine in Padua. The "Medicina pauperum", a work on general health care for the poor, gives a broad survey of common diseases and remedies. "De Venenis et Alexipharmacis" treats venoms and their antidotes. The printer Frambotto was active between 1634 and 1694, mostly in Padua, but also in Venice and ... continua a leggere
    • N. PL., N. PR., 1648
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 77 pp. Small 4to. 20th-cent. half leather (new endpapers). N. pl., n. pr., (1648). The peace negotiations of Westphalia, which ended the Thirty Years war, are of the utmost importance in European history. The treaty was concluded on 24th October by Emperor Ferdinand III (1608-1657) with France at Münster, and with Sweden and the German Protestant leaders at Osnabrück. Here present is the text of the Osnabrück negotiations. Representatives of the Empire there were Johann Maximilian Count Lamberg, and Johannes Krane, imperial court counsellor; the Swiss confederacy at the peace congress was r... continua a leggere
    • PARIS, CHEZ LA VEUVE ESTIENNE ET FILS, 1748
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Each vol. with half-title. Titles printed in red and black. With numerous engr. head-pieces and vignettes throughout.. (8), xxvii, (1), 544 pp., (545)-1140 double cols. (ie. 294 pp.), (2) pp. (last blank; (4) pp., 1772 cols. (i.e. 886 pp.); (4) pp., 1316, 684 cols. (i.e. 1020 pp.), last leaf blank. Large 4to (280 x 400 mm). Contemporary morocco, spine richly gilt-decorated in 7 compartments (slightly faded and rubbed), gilt fillets and inner gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers. From the library of Wenzel Anton Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg with his gilt heraldic supralibros on both covers showin... continua a leggere
    • BERLIN, INSEL, 1903
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Double-spread frontispiece and title, decorative initials, and tail-piece designed by Heinrich Vogeler. 337 pp.; 308 pp. 8vo. Contemp. three-quarter cloth with, spine labels (somewhat faded), orig. wrappers designed by Vogeler bound in. Berlin, Insel, 1903. First edition. 2000 copies were printed on Insel laid paper. Ricarda Huch's (1864-1947) second novel, with its title alluding to Böcklin's famous painting, is a thematical continuation of her first novel "Erinnerungen von Ludolf Ursleu dem Jüngeren" (1893); from 1930 onwards, it bears the title "Michael Unger". Both novels reflect her in... continua a leggere
    • HALLE?, N. PR., 1760
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Title printed in red and black. 6 unn. leaves, 32 pp. (preface), 2 leaves, 1232 pp., 56 unn. leaves index. Small 8vo. Contemp. half calf, back on 5 raised bands. Exlibris Hans Wyss. (Halle?, n. pr.), 1760. The most voluminous edition of this immensely popular medical work. First published in 1708 by the Halle priest, physician, composer, and poet Christian Friedrich Richter (1676-1711), it was edited after Richter's early death by his son Christian Sigismund. The dedication to Queen Sophie Louise of Prussia is dated Halle 1709. - Occasional foxing and light browning. - Hirsch/H. IV, 799; cf... continua a leggere
    • FRASCATI, 1833
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 2 pp. on a folded sheet of 4 pp., with address on verso (traces of sealing wax, small piece of paper missing). Frascati, 1833. Interesting letter by the diplomate and archaeologist Bunsen to Ernst Zacharias Platner (1773-1855), painter and art historian, who had settled in Rome in 1800. In 1823, Platner was appointed consul to the Saxon Royal Court in Rome. Bunsen was assistant to Barthold Georg Niebuhr, ambassador in Rome, where he got interested in the study of hieroglyphs by Champollion; he later became Niebuhr's successor as Prussian ambassador. They are both known for their jointly pub... continua a leggere
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