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    • N. PR., 1601
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo. Pp. 117 (i). Roman letter. Woodcut of man in landscape to tp, woodcut diagrams within text. Ornamental woodcut head and tail pieces and initials. Label of Leo S. Olschki to pastedown, bookplate of Edward Sandford Burgess to fep, occasional contemp. marginalia, later numerals to rear ep. Light age browning, occasional marginal spot, intermittent foxing. A good copy in C1800 olive crushed morocco, triple fillet border, spine gilt, aeg. continua a leggere
    • FOR THE WIDOW OF JOANNES VAN SOMEREN, THE HEIRS OF JOANNES VAN DYK, HENRY BOOM AND WIDOW OF THEODORE BOOM, 1685
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION. Large folio, 174 unnumbered ll. Roman letter, woodcut floriated initials and tailpieces. Beautifully engraved allegorical frontispiece, printer’s device to t-p, large oval portrait of Bidloo on fol. X7 signed ‘G. Lairesse pinx[it]’ and ‘A. Bloteling sculp[sit]’ with calligraphic caption and poem in elegiac couplets below, 105 engraved numbered anatomical plates in lovely clean clear impression (n. 23 folding, n. 10 in two parts). Intermittent very light foxing and ink marks mainly to margins, a few early repairs to lower edges and one corner of text without loss, very small t... continua a leggere
    • GIOVANNI BATTISTA GIOTTI, 1621
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 4to, (xxxvi) 363 (i). Roman and italic letter, woodcut floriated and historiated initials, headpieces and typographical ornaments. Attractive engraved architectural t-p with standing figures of Scipio Africanus and Cato the Younger, 31 ¾ to full-page woodcut illustrations depicting anatomical structures, scenes of childbirth and medical instruments. Partially repaired tear to one fol., occasional finger marks, very slight waterstain to upper corner of last two ll. A very good copy, on thick paper, crisp and clean, in contemporary vellum, gilt labels to spine. Ms. ‘3LS’ to t-p. continua a leggere
    • ABEL L’ANGELIER, 1613
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Folio. 3 works in 1. Pp. (viii) 602 (xxxviii); (iv) 192 (xx); (iv) 133 (xi). Roman letter. Printer’s device to all three tps, tps in red and black, engraved portrait of the author to verso of viii of first work. Ornamental head and tail pieces and initials to all three works. C19 bookplate of library at Château de Barante to pastedown, C17 autograph of Brugière to p. 1 of first work, ms ‘n..10’ to last of third work. Age yellowing, variable browning, intermittent light foxing and spotting, heavier to some leaves, water stain to upper portion of p. 145 of first work, very light water stain t... continua a leggere
    • [CONRAD HIST], [ABOUT 1495-97]
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 4to, 34 unnumbered leaves (last blank), + 17 manuscript leaves. Gothic letter, large woodcut depicting a school scene to t-p, a bit dusty with crude early repair to upper outer corner, light age yellowing, occasional foxing and spot to margins, insignificant waterstain to upper edges, light oil splashes to last 3 ll. not affecting reading. Manuscript averaging 28 lines, brown ink in two different gothic cursive hands (the first German, the second possibly Flemish or Dutch), first initial and underlining in red, red pen flourishing at foot of first ms. leaf, one ms. horoscope diagram. A good... continua a leggere
    • GIACOMO MASCARDI, 1630
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION. 4to, (xxiv) 218 (xx), lacking final blank. Roman and italic letter, woodcut floriated initials, typographical ornaments, charming tailpieces with flowers and grotesques. Attractive engraved architectural t-p with putti holding the arms of the Barberini at head, allegorical figures of moral philosophy and poetry at the sides, a mirror and a painting hand at tail, signed “Matthaus Greuter sculp[sit]”. Full-page engraved oval portrait of Persius, 5 quarter to full page engravings of a lynx, bees, weevil, statue and sistrum. T-p a bit dusty, slight age yellowing, rare mainly marg... continua a leggere
    • [N.PR.] , 1620
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 4to, 76 unnumbered ll. German text in gothic letter and Latin in Roman, woodcut floriated initials, woodcut dragon device to t-p. Light age browning, small ink spots to t-p blank, a few margins a bit short in places (a few printed side notes slightly cropped), some deckle edges. Rare contemporary marginalia in Latin and underlining. A good copy in old marbled paper. Contemporary ms. “Sum ex libris Davidis Tricenarii” to t-p. A good copy of this rare collection of six prognostic texts from different authors, edited and commented by the otherwise unknown Henricus Neotechnus, ‘medicus physi... continua a leggere
    • PIETRO MARIA MARCHETTI, 1599
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION of second work. 4to, (xvi) 231 (i). Roman and italic letter, woodcut floriated and historiated initials, headpieces and typographic ornaments. Aldine device to t-p and verso of last, 17 half to full-page woodcuts (some repeated) depicting the author, grotesque dragons and snakes with multiple heads, a donkey, Mercury, inscribed plinths, one table with letters in different alphabets. T-p a bit dusty, occasional fingermarks to margins, light age yellowing to a couple of central ll., small ink stain to upper margin of one fol. A good copy, crisp and clean, in contemporary vellum... continua a leggere
    • JEAN CERTE, 1685
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION Folio, (xx) 252 (iv). Roman and italic letter. Woodcut floriated initials, charming headpieces and tailpiece with foliage and flowers. T-p in red and black with engraved printer’s monogram, large oval portrait of Vieussens signed “Math[ieu] Boulanger Fe[cit]”, arms of cardinal Piero de Bonzi (1631-1703), 30 numbered anatomical half to full-page plates (10 folding). Small ink splashes to margins of half title and next 4 ll., t-p a bit dusty, age yellowing, light browning in places, minor mainly marginal foxing to a few final gatherings, small burn mark touching a couple of lett... continua a leggere
    • HEIRS OF ANDREAS WECHEL, 1585
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo, pp. (xxxii) 874 (iv) 875 – 968 (xxxii). ‘De febribus’ with separate t-p. Roman and italic letter, occasional Greek. Woodcut floriated initials, charming headpieces and tailpieces with foliage and grotesques. Printer’s mark on t-ps and verso of last, large oval portrait of Le Pois on verso of first t-p, with monogram of Pierre Woeiriot. First t-p a bit dusty, intermittent light browning and mainly marginal spotting, tiny wormhole to outer edge of 4 ll. A good copy in contemporary vellum, upper cover a bit stained at head, ms. title to spine, traces of ties. Acquisition note on fly reads... continua a leggere
    • CURAUIT IMPRIMI ... CONSTANTINUS FRADIN BIBLIOPOLA, 1513
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo. ff. [xii], CCCLXXV, [i]. A⁸, B⁴, a-2z⁸, 2&⁸.without 2&8 blank). Roman letter. Title page in red and black, charming white on black floriated woodcut initials in various sizes, “Petri Jacobi A Pigati et amices” in contemporary hand in lower margin of t-p, P. Moran in a later hand above. Light age yellowing, light waterstaining in places, a little heavier on one or two leaves, ink spots to external fore-edge. A good, crisp copy, in early boards, recently covered with reuse of an C18th printed antiphonal leaf in red and black. continua a leggere
    • DENIS MOREAU, 1640
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION, second issue. 8vo. pp. [iv] 490 [ii]: [-]2, A-Z8, Aa-Gg8, Hh6, [last blank]. Roman letter some Italic. Title with Moreau’s engraved printers device of a salamander in flames on t-p, woodcut initials and headpieces, over two hundred woodcut mathematical illustrations, some full page. Mostly light browning, a few woodcuts fractionally shaved at outer margin, sporadic worm holes and trails, mostly marginal but affecting a few letters in places, a few marginal paper flaws (the printer decided they were not problematic enough to warrant discarding the paper). Rust burn to one leaf... continua a leggere
    • PAR GEORGE GRIUEAU, IMPRIMEUR DU REY, & DU COLLEGE ROYAL, 1644
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo. 2 vols. 1) pp. 14, [ii] 119 [i] 154 [viii]. ā⁸, A-G⁸, H⁴,²A-K⁸, (-)1. 2) pp. (iv), 23 eng. pl. (1fldg.) pp. 24 (iv). Roman letter, some italic. Woodcut device on first title, woodcut initials, typographical ornaments, numerous woodcut tables, contemporary autograph of ‘P. Trouard de Riolle’ on first title “De Riolle” on second, ‘P. Riolle’ inscribed on top edge of both works. Light age yellowing, folding plate repaired along folds without loss, minor water staining on first and last few leaves of second volume, the odd mark, end leaves a little dust soiled. Very good, entirely unsophis... continua a leggere
    • EX OFFICINA NIVELLE APUD SéBASTIEN CRAMOISY, 1609
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION. 8vo., ff. (viii) 73 (iii). Roman and italic letter. Printer’s device on t-p, woodcut floriated and historiated initials, headpieces with foliage, animals and putti. T-p dusty, age yellowing, some marginal spotting, tiny wormhole to outer blank margin of first 6 ll., slight waterstain to outer edge of last gathering. A good copy in contemporary limp vellum, covers a bit soiled, small hole to upper cover, missing ties. Early ms. note to front paste down, autograph “Samuel Hundius, Romae 1652, φρονεῖν εἰς τό σωφρονεῖν” to t-p. continua a leggere
    • [DOMENICO NICOLINI DA SABBIO] APPRESSO GIOVANNI FIORINA], 1592
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION. 4to, ff. (vi) 53 (iii). Roman and italic letter, printer’s device to t-p, woodcut floriated and historiated initials, typographical ornaments, two charming headpieces and one tailpiece with foliage and grotesques. 20 ¾ page woodcuts illustrating grafting techniques, gardening instruments and landscapes (one repeated 3 times), 12 ¼ page vignettes depicting monthly tasks. T-p a bit dusty, yellowing to one central gathering, occasional fingersoiling to outer blank margins, small stain from a wax drop to 6 ll. (affecting two words), small tear to lower outer corner of one fol. no... continua a leggere
    • JEAN RAISIN APUD SéBASTIEN DE HONORAT, 1560
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION. 4to, pp. (viii) 148 [i.e. 142] (i) + 80 manuscript ll. Roman and italic letter, occasional Greek, woodcut floriated and historiated initials. T-p within attractive architectural border with putti, grotesques, standing allegorical figures and a central vignette depicting an amphora pouring water on a plant with motto “poco a poco”. Manuscript pages in dark brown ink in a fluent, contemporary, humanistic cursive script. Slight age yellowing, very light waterstain to lower blank margins of one gathering, light ink splash to one fol., crude early repair to colophon leaf blank. A ... continua a leggere
    • SARA MANG, 1620 (1619 ON VERSO) [WITH] 1820
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION thus. 4to. 2 works in 1. Ff. (ii) 129 (i); Ff. (i) 229 (misnumbered 230). First work printed, second ms. First, Gothic letter, ornamental initials and tail pieces, engraved tp of Fugger family arms, 129 engraved portraits of Fugger family members by the Kilian brothers followed by 232 leaves of Felix Joseph von Lipowsky’s handwritten biographies of the Fugger family, red and black ink, borders red, some leaves left blank. Eps contain Lipowsky’s indexes of the family members on thick paper. Ms to tp ‘No 2 1683’, C18 stamp of Bavarian Royal Library to verso and margin of first t... continua a leggere
    • IL DI PRIMO DI GENNAIO [LONDON, JOHN WOLFE], 1588
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION THUS. Folio. Pp. (viii) 54. Mainly Italic letter. Printer’s device to tp, figural and floriated head and tail pieces and initials. Bookplate of Baron Horace de Landau (1824-1903) to pastedown with shelf mark, sticker above. Light age yellowing, a few leaves slightly browned, foxing in places. A good clean copy with generous margins in C19 half calf over marbled boards, spine gilt, green silk marker, minimal wear to spine and corners. Appealing Italian translation by Petruccio Ubaldini (c. 1524-1600) of the 1527 Historia Gentis Scotorum by the Scottish philosopher and histo... continua a leggere
    • [DOUAI] BY JOHN FOLGY, 1582
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION. 4to. pp. [xxviii], 745, [xxvii]. a-c⁴, d², A-5D⁴, 5E². Roman letter, some italic, woodcut initials, woodcut and typographical head and tail pieces, title within ornate typographical border, floriated and historiated woodcut initials, wood and metal cut head and tail pieces, early mss. autograph crossed out on title. Mostly light age yellowing, title dusty, lower blank margin replaced, last two leaves of table re-margined and mounted, occasional light marginal waterstain, mark or spot. A good, unusually clean copy, with good margins, in C17th calf, covers with unidentified lat... continua a leggere
    • ROBERTI STEPHANI, 1579
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo. 2 parts in 1. Pp. (xii) 136 (viii); Pp. 292 (xii). Italic and Roman letter. Printer’s device to both tps, arms of the dedicatee Henri III to verso of first, ornamental head and tail pieces and initials. Astrological diagrams to 7 pages of second part, one shaved a little at fore edge. Age yellowing, two minor marginal worm holes to first tp, light marginal water stain to fore edge of first part, foxing and spotting, mainly to second. A good copy in C17 vellum, red morocco label, aeb. continua a leggere
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