Pyrophilia vexationum que liber. Contemporary blindstamped calf.
Remains of clasps. A sammelband containig two important works by Paracelsus. I: second edition the first to be printed in Germany of "one of the principal writing of the Paracelsus literature of the time" cf. The first edition had appeared in Paris the previous year, immediately followed by Perna's reprint which included an appendix of new contributions by Bodenstein and Dorn, in which they present their responses to Paracelsus's famous treatise "De vita longa". Perna's commercially successful enterprise was to prove instrumental for the great interest in Theophrastus's writings which marked the late 16th century.
The compendium compiled by Jacques Gohory, one of the principal French Paracelsists, contains a Life of the master, an outline of the his teachings, a list of his works, and a copious commentary. For Dorn cf. As he states on the title, Bodenstein published all of this 'ex authoris archetypo', probably meaning Hohenheim's original manuscript [. At the very end pp. Somewhat browned throughout and rather fingerstained; edges limp; the first and final leaves in the volume have been remargined or reinforced at the edges.
Binding rather rubbed; extremeties bumped. A complete copy. I: VD 16, P Sudhoff Wellcome I, Waller BM-STC Not in Adams.
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Published by Venice, Pozzo, About this Item: Venice, Pozzo, Small 8vo. With woodcut device to title-page, 1 woodcut initial and 1 full-page emblematic woodcut at the end. Due dialoghi [ ]. L altro, de la vita de cortegiani, intitolato la patientia. Venice, Comin da Trino di Monferrato, With publisher's device to title-page and full-page, different device to the reverse. Contemporary boards. First editions: two rare Italian Renaissance treatises about prudent household management, including the role and treatment of family and servants, directed at the paterfamilias and couched in the form of dialogues.
Above all, books of the "oeconomica" genre aimed to "define the responsibilities of each member of the family and household - husband, wife, children, and different ranks of servants - and how they should behave towards one another. Special attention is also given to manners and attitudes appropriate to the social standing, age, and gender [. Caggio's treatise not only includes such architectural considerations cf. The second notoriously portrays life at court as an anarchic war of all against all in which the courtier, lacking a specific professional or classical education, must continually adapt to circumstances like a chameleon cf.
Hinz, Rhetorische Strategien des Hofmannes , p. Interior shows occasional weak waterstains. Several old annotations to endpapers and title-page some in Italian ; a cipher alphabet is inscribed to the lower endpaper. Provenance: from the collection of the historian and director of the Viennese court library, Sebastian Tengnagel , who willed his large private library to the Emperor in cf.
His autograph ownership is on the title-page: "Ex lib. Tengnagel I. The pastedown shows the later bookplate of the library of Pfannberg castle in Styria, the collection of the Austrian industrialist Baron Franz Mayr von Melnhof For the author cf. Halblederband der Zeit mit aufkaschierter Originalillustration. Der Komponist trug sich im vorliegenden Exemplar am Juni in Wien ein. Geburtstag beging. With etched armorial title and 62 large etched portraits in the text by Virgil Solis and Jost Amman. Contemporary vellum boards using a late 15th century vellum manuscript in red, blue and brown ink.
Expanded fourth edition with the etchings by Solis and Amman. The title page shows the French arms, held by two genii; the etchings in the text show medaillon portraits surrounded by elaborate scrollwork borders, with little historical scenes inserted below.
The scrollwork is less plastic than that of Solis, and humans are more frequently depicted" cf. Provenance: handwritten bibliographical notes and ownership dated by Johann Andreas Boerner , the noted Nuremberg print dealer and auctioneer, on the flyleaf. Later in the Max and Maurice Rosenheim Collection round paper label on inside front cover , dispersed at Sotheby's in VD 16, B Becker 81b. Ebert O'Dell-Franke Published by Augsburg, Heinrich Steiner, About this Item: Augsburg, Heinrich Steiner, With title woodcut, 13 woodcuts in the text one partly coloured , and one full-page woodcut on verso of final leaf.
Modern boards with giltstamped red label to spine.
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First edition of this interesting chronicle of Ottoman history arranged as a series of short chapters, each dedicated to one of the twelve sultans who reigned up to , ending with Suleiman I. The woodcut illustrations, mostly taken from Steiner's German edition of Marino Barlezio's Scanderbeg biography and some from the "Itinerary" , show the principal events during the reign of each, mostly scenes of sieges and battles.
The full-page woodcut by Leonhard Beck originates from the famous "Theuerdank", the poetic work by Emperor Maximilian I, and shows the protagonist on horseback. VD 16, T Adams Apponyi Kertbeny Riant Published by Augsburg, Heinrich Steiner , About this Item: Augsburg, Heinrich Steiner , Moderner marmorierter Pappband.
VD 16, T 88 F Waller Ausg. Wellcome Ausg. Leipzig, Blum, Pritzel andere Ausgg.
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Published by Florence , [heirs of Filippo Giunta the elder], About this Item: Florence , [heirs of Filippo Giunta the elder], Contemporary full vellum with remains of a giltstamped spine label. All edges coloured. Second Giunta edition of the "Corbaccio", which first appeared in and was first and similarly anonymously printed by Filippo Giunta in "una materiale ristampa di questa edizione, fatta pagina a pagina e riga a riga" Gamba ; "ces deux editions sont assez rares" Brunet.
This bawdy satire, supposedly based on a Florentine widow who turned down Boccaccio, was as popular as it remains controversial for its scurrilous and misogynistic elements. The text is prefixed by a letter from Filippo Giunta's son Bernardo "a'gli amatori della lingua Toscana"; leaves 57ff. Occasional light brownstaining and slight traces of worming to the blank lower margins of the first two leaves, but altogether a well-preserved, charming and authentic example of this rare and desirable edition.
Adams B XLIX, no. Brunet I, Gamba note.
Panzer VII, 40f. With armorial woodcut device to title page; numerous woodcut diagrams and letterpress musical notes in the text. Modern vellum. Early edition of one of the principal treatises of musical instruction produced in the 16th century, containing a wealth of pioneering theories and practical examples; first published in this form in It also boasts the first consistently executed example of a canon still called "fuga" , with references to compositions by Josquin and Walther. The treatise was primarily for teaching singing, and is arranged in a novel manner.
Each subject is treated in a series of short, simple rules copiously illustrated with music examples. In the section on mensural music Listenius used the canon [. For the first time, in addition to the traditional terms 'musica theoretica' and 'musica practica', he introduced the term 'musica poetica', by which he meant instruction in composition. The term remained in general use in Germany for over a century" K. Top edge slightly trimmed without loss to text; insignificant worming to lower gutter.
VD 16, L Eitner VI, Hirsch I, Published by Lyon, Matthias Bonhomme, About this Item: Lyon, Matthias Bonhomme, With woodcut device on title-page and a woodcut portrait of Rondelet at the last page of the preliminaries.
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