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I'RAB UL QAFIYA , THE EARLIEST ISLAMIC BOOK TO BE PRINTED IN ARABIC LETTERS IN THE ISLAMIC WORLD by HUSSEIN BIN AHMAD KNOWN AS ZAYNI ZADE, AND IBN AL HAJIB - 1786

by HUSSEIN BIN AHMAD KNOWN AS ZAYNI ZADE, AND IBN AL HAJIB

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I'RAB UL QAFIYA , THE EARLIEST ISLAMIC BOOK TO BE PRINTED IN ARABIC LETTERS  IN THE ISLAMIC WORLD by HUSSEIN BIN AHMAD KNOWN AS ZAYNI ZADE, AND IBN AL HAJIB - 1786

I'RAB UL QAFIYA , THE EARLIEST ISLAMIC BOOK TO BE PRINTED IN ARABIC LETTERS IN THE ISLAMIC WORLD

by HUSSEIN BIN AHMAD KNOWN AS ZAYNI ZADE, AND IBN AL HAJIB

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Istanbul: Ibrahim Muteferrika, 1786 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. THE FIRST BOOK TO BE PRINTED IN IBRAHIM MUTEFERRIKA PRINTING HOUSE AFTER IT'S SECOND ESTABLISHMENT , AND BEFORE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF MUHENDISHANE PRINTING HOUSE IN USKUDAR . THIS EDITION CONTAINS THE IMPERIAL PERMISSION ( FERMAN ) OF THE SULTAN ABDUL HAMID I IN 1200 H. , 7 PP OF THE IMPORTANCE OF BOOKS PRINTING ART, 748 PP OF ARABIC SCRIPT, CONTEMPORARY FULL LEATHER BINDING. IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. COMMENTARY ON AL KAFIYA MAINLY WRITTEN BY IBN AL HAJIB. SCARCE..

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  • Keywords MUTEFERRIKA,IBRAHIM,IRAB,I'RAB,MU'RIB,MU'RAB,QAFIYA,KAFIYA,KAFYA,KAFIYE,ARABIC,ARABE,ARABO,EARLY,SULTAN,ABD,HAMID,1200,ZAYNI,ZEYNI,ZADE,ZADA,ISLAM,ISLAMIC,ORIENT,ORIENTAL,ISLAMICA,ARABICA,ISTANBUL,CONSTANTINOPLE,TURKEY,OTTOMAN,FERMAN,
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[Idyllia] [and other texts]
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[Idyllia] [and other texts]

by Theocritus; Hesiod

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[Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1495. First Aldine edition, and the first complete edition of Theocritus (printing 12 of the 30 Idylls here for the first time); the first edition of HESIOD'S THEOGONY; second edition of his WORKS AND DAYS; and first editions of most of the other minor works (enumerated below); and first setting of quires £I °E F and £K °E G.. Title in Greek and Roman, introduction by Aldus in Latin;, text entirely in Greek. Woodcut decorated initials and floral or strapwork headpieces, ILLUMINATED THROUGHOUT IN COLORS AND GOLD IN A CONTEMPORARY HAND. [140] leaves. 1 vols. Folio, (315 x 210 mm.). Bound in early 18th-century mottled calf, spine in 7 compartments with citron morocco lettering piece in one and ornamental tooling in the rest; title soiled and shaved along fore-edge, extensive neatly penned marginalia in Greek and Latin, in two different hands; gilt edges, gauffered to all-over pattern of intersecting diagonal fillets and fleurons. Bookplate of St. Benedict's Abbey, Fort… Read More
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DIZIONARIO ITALIANO E ARABO CHI CONTIENE IN SUCCINTO TUTTI I VOCABOLI CHE SONO PIU IN USO E PIU...
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DIZIONARIO ITALIANO E ARABO CHI CONTIENE IN SUCCINTO TUTTI I VOCABOLI CHE SONO PIU IN USO E PIU NECESSARI PER IMPARAR A PARLARE LE DUE LINGUE CORRETTAMENTE EGLI E DIVISO IN DUE PARTI (THE FIRST BOOK TO BE PRINTED IN BULAK)

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Cairo: Bolacco (Bulak), 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. EXTREEMLY RARE, ARABIC ITALIAN DICTIONARY, VOCABULARY AND TERMS, PAGINATED IN ARABIC AND LATIN, TITLE PAGE IN ARABIC, CONTAINS PRINTING DATE 1238 AND PLACE (TAMMA AL TAB'U FI BULAK BI MATBA'AAT SAHIB AL SA'AADAH), AND PREFACE BY THE AUTHOR IN ARABIC, SUBTITLE, 266 PP IN TOW COLUMNS, ARABIC AND ITALIAN, 4 PP ERRATA IN ITALIAN, 2 PP ERRATA IN ARABIC, AND ONE TITLE PAGE IN ITALIAN CONTAINS PRINTING DETAILS: BOLACCO DALLA STAMPERIA REALE 1822. 4TO. THE FIRST AND ONLY BOOK TO BE PRINTED IN BULAQ AND IN A NATIONAL PRINTING OFFICE IN EGYPT AFTER THE FRANCH EXPEDITION. THE BOOK CONSISTS OF TOW PARTS: (Part I): del dizionario disposto come il solito nell'ordine alfabetico. (Part II): Che contiene una breve raccolta di nomi e di verbi li piu necessari, e piu utili allo studio delle due lingue. THE AUTHOR WAS AN EGYPTIAN BORN FROM ALEPPO AND A CATHOLIC MONK. HE ACCOMANIED THE FRENCH EXPEDITION DURING IT'S DEPARTURE… Read More
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Takvim ut tevarih (Taqwim ut Tawarikh)
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Istanbul: Ibrahim Muteferrika, 1733 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. the 12th book to be printed by Ibrahim Muteferrika in 1146 (1733). 6, 3, 247 p. in Modern fine Ottoman style binding ornamented in gilt. .
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Sermones Pomerii fratris Pelbarti de Themeswar diui ordinis sancti Francisci de Sanctis:...
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by Pelbartus de Themeswar

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Augsburg: Hagenau(Augsburg): Heinrich Gran, for Johannes Rynman, 30 September, 1501. [imp[re]ssi ... p[er] industriu[m] Henricu[m] Gran i[, 1501. Folio π6 [chi]6 a-b8 c6 d-e8 f6 g-h8 i6 k-l8 m6 n-o8 p6 q-s8 t6 v-x8 y6 z8 A8 B6 C-D8 E6 F-G8H6 I-K8 L6 M-N8 O6 P-Q8 R6 S-T8 U6 X-Y8 Z6 [&]8 l[eaves 12 and 358 blank ]. ( 13, 357 ff. ). This copy is bound contemporary blind-stamped leather over wooden boards from an Augsburg workshop operating between 1482 and 15. ISTC ip00252500, citing holdings at 15 locations globally with none in the US or UK; ISTC No.ip00252500; Hain 12557*; VD16 P1165; Sajó-Soltész p. 767; Günt(L) p.65; Wilhelmi 479a; GW M30525. Hagenau(Augsburg): Heinrich Gran, for Johannes Rynman, 30 September, 1501. [imp[re]ssi ... p[er] industriu[m] Henricu[m] Gran i[n] imp[eri]ali oppido Hagenaw: expe[n]sis ac su[m]ptib[us] p[ro]uidi Joha[n]nis Rynman Finiu[n]t feliciter: Anno ... millesimoq[ui]nge[n]tesimoprimo. vltimo die Septe[m]bris] , (1430-1504). ¶ There is Early monastic ink title… Read More
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ANTEROTICA, SIVE DE AMORIS GENERIBUS
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Treviso: Gerardus de Lisa, de Flandria, 13 Oct. 1492. FIRST EDITION. 215 x 150 mm. (7 7/8 x 5 7/8"). Textually Complete. 6 p.l., 97 leaves (without final blank). Single column, 25 lines, roman type. New unlettered limp vellum in the style of the period. Front pastedown with bookplate of José Lorenzo Cossío. With numerous marginal annotations in two different early hands. Goff H-2; BMC VI, 885; ISTC ih00002000; V. Schulderer, "A Fleming in Venice," in "Fifty Essays", pp. 113-126. ◆Intermittent dampstains to edges, intruding into tail margin of first quire (but well away from text), occasional minor foxing, thumbing, or small stains to margins, but an excellent copy internally, generally clean, fresh, and rather bright with generous margins, and in a perfectly suitable retrospective binding. Written as advice for the author's nephew, a college student, this philosophical treatise on the types of love is particularly concerned with the dangers of erotic passion. It takes the form of a lively… Read More
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[Idyllia] [and other texts]
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by Theocritus; Hesiod

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[Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1495. First Aldine edition, and the first complete edition of Theocritus (printing 12 of the 30 Idylls here for the first time); the first edition of HESIOD'S THEOGONY; second edition of his WORKS AND DAYS; and first editions of most of the other minor works (enumerated below); and first setting of quires £I °E F and £K °E G.. Title in Greek and Roman, introduction by Aldus in Latin;, text entirely in Greek. Woodcut decorated initials and floral or strapwork headpieces, ILLUMINATED THROUGHOUT IN COLORS AND GOLD IN A CONTEMPORARY HAND. [140] leaves. 1 vols. Folio, (315 x 210 mm.). Bound in early 18th-century mottled calf, spine in 7 compartments with citron morocco lettering piece in one and ornamental tooling in the rest; title soiled and shaved along fore-edge, extensive neatly penned marginalia in Greek and Latin, in two different hands; gilt edges, gauffered to all-over pattern of intersecting diagonal fillets and fleurons. Bookplate of St. Benedict's Abbey, Fort… Read More
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DIZIONARIO ITALIANO E ARABO CHI CONTIENE IN SUCCINTO TUTTI I VOCABOLI CHE SONO PIU IN USO E PIU...
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DIZIONARIO ITALIANO E ARABO CHI CONTIENE IN SUCCINTO TUTTI I VOCABOLI CHE SONO PIU IN USO E PIU NECESSARI PER IMPARAR A PARLARE LE DUE LINGUE CORRETTAMENTE EGLI E DIVISO IN DUE PARTI (THE FIRST BOOK TO BE PRINTED IN BULAK)

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Cairo: Bolacco (Bulak), 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. EXTREEMLY RARE, ARABIC ITALIAN DICTIONARY, VOCABULARY AND TERMS, PAGINATED IN ARABIC AND LATIN, TITLE PAGE IN ARABIC, CONTAINS PRINTING DATE 1238 AND PLACE (TAMMA AL TAB'U FI BULAK BI MATBA'AAT SAHIB AL SA'AADAH), AND PREFACE BY THE AUTHOR IN ARABIC, SUBTITLE, 266 PP IN TOW COLUMNS, ARABIC AND ITALIAN, 4 PP ERRATA IN ITALIAN, 2 PP ERRATA IN ARABIC, AND ONE TITLE PAGE IN ITALIAN CONTAINS PRINTING DETAILS: BOLACCO DALLA STAMPERIA REALE 1822. 4TO. THE FIRST AND ONLY BOOK TO BE PRINTED IN BULAQ AND IN A NATIONAL PRINTING OFFICE IN EGYPT AFTER THE FRANCH EXPEDITION. THE BOOK CONSISTS OF TOW PARTS: (Part I): del dizionario disposto come il solito nell'ordine alfabetico. (Part II): Che contiene una breve raccolta di nomi e di verbi li piu necessari, e piu utili allo studio delle due lingue. THE AUTHOR WAS AN EGYPTIAN BORN FROM ALEPPO AND A CATHOLIC MONK. HE ACCOMANIED THE FRENCH EXPEDITION DURING IT'S DEPARTURE… Read More
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Takvim ut tevarih (Taqwim ut Tawarikh)
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Takvim ut tevarih (Taqwim ut Tawarikh)

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Istanbul: Ibrahim Muteferrika, 1733 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. the 12th book to be printed by Ibrahim Muteferrika in 1146 (1733). 6, 3, 247 p. in Modern fine Ottoman style binding ornamented in gilt. .
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Sermones Pomerii fratris Pelbarti de Themeswar diui ordinis sancti Francisci de Sanctis:...
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Sermones Pomerii fratris Pelbarti de Themeswar diui ordinis sancti Francisci de Sanctis: Jncipiunt feliciter

by Pelbartus de Themeswar

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Augsburg: Hagenau(Augsburg): Heinrich Gran, for Johannes Rynman, 30 September, 1501. [imp[re]ssi ... p[er] industriu[m] Henricu[m] Gran i[, 1501. Folio π6 [chi]6 a-b8 c6 d-e8 f6 g-h8 i6 k-l8 m6 n-o8 p6 q-s8 t6 v-x8 y6 z8 A8 B6 C-D8 E6 F-G8H6 I-K8 L6 M-N8 O6 P-Q8 R6 S-T8 U6 X-Y8 Z6 [&]8 l[eaves 12 and 358 blank ]. ( 13, 357 ff. ). This copy is bound contemporary blind-stamped leather over wooden boards from an Augsburg workshop operating between 1482 and 15. ISTC ip00252500, citing holdings at 15 locations globally with none in the US or UK; ISTC No.ip00252500; Hain 12557*; VD16 P1165; Sajó-Soltész p. 767; Günt(L) p.65; Wilhelmi 479a; GW M30525. Hagenau(Augsburg): Heinrich Gran, for Johannes Rynman, 30 September, 1501. [imp[re]ssi ... p[er] industriu[m] Henricu[m] Gran i[n] imp[eri]ali oppido Hagenaw: expe[n]sis ac su[m]ptib[us] p[ro]uidi Joha[n]nis Rynman Finiu[n]t feliciter: Anno ... millesimoq[ui]nge[n]tesimoprimo. vltimo die Septe[m]bris] , (1430-1504). ¶ There is Early monastic ink title… Read More
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ANTEROTICA, SIVE DE AMORIS GENERIBUS
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Treviso: Gerardus de Lisa, de Flandria, 13 Oct. 1492. FIRST EDITION. 215 x 150 mm. (7 7/8 x 5 7/8"). Textually Complete. 6 p.l., 97 leaves (without final blank). Single column, 25 lines, roman type. New unlettered limp vellum in the style of the period. Front pastedown with bookplate of José Lorenzo Cossío. With numerous marginal annotations in two different early hands. Goff H-2; BMC VI, 885; ISTC ih00002000; V. Schulderer, "A Fleming in Venice," in "Fifty Essays", pp. 113-126. ◆Intermittent dampstains to edges, intruding into tail margin of first quire (but well away from text), occasional minor foxing, thumbing, or small stains to margins, but an excellent copy internally, generally clean, fresh, and rather bright with generous margins, and in a perfectly suitable retrospective binding. Written as advice for the author's nephew, a college student, this philosophical treatise on the types of love is particularly concerned with the dangers of erotic passion. It takes the form of a lively… Read More
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I'RAB UL QAFIYA , THE EARLIEST ISLAMIC BOOK TO BE PRINTED IN ARABIC LETTERS IN THE ISLAMIC WORLD

by HUSSEIN BIN AHMAD KNOWN AS ZAYNI ZADE, AND IBN AL HAJIB

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THE FIRST BOOK TO BE PRINTED IN IBRAHIM MUTEFERRIKA PRINTING HOUSE AFTER IT'S SECOND ESTABLISHMENT, AND BEFORE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF MUHENDISHANE PRINTING HOUSE IN USKUDAR. THIS EDITION CONTAINS THE IMPERIAL PERMISSION ( FERMAN ) OF THE SULTAN ABDUL HAMID I IN 1200 H. , 7 PP OF THE IMPORTANCE OF BOOKS PRINTING ART, 748 PP OF ARABIC SCRIPT , MODERN FINE FULL LEATHER BINDING WITH BOX. IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. COMMENTARY ON AL KAFIYA MAINLY WRITTEN BY IBN AL HAJIB. SCARCE.
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Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles (Two Volume Set: Vol.1 1628-1900 and Vol.2...
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Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles (Two Volume Set: Vol.1 1628-1900 and Vol.2 1901-1938))

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Köln, Germany: Taschen, 2009. Two volume set. Hardcover. Printed white and black covers. Near Fine. Bindings tight. Interiors bright and clean with no ownership marks. Textblocks pristine. Bindings show minor shelf and handling wear with slightly rubbed corners and spine edges; some dark scuffing along top rear edge of white volume and white mark on front of black volume. Key cards included inside of back cover on both volumes advertising access to a total of 2400 high resolution scans. Heavily illustrated throughout. Overall, a gorgeous set.
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LEBEN DER HEILIGEN: WINTERTEIL UND SOMMERTEIL. TEXT FROM THE LIVES OF ST. HENRY II, HOLY ROMAN...

LEBEN DER HEILIGEN: WINTERTEIL UND SOMMERTEIL. TEXT FROM THE LIVES OF ST. HENRY II, HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR, AND HIS WIFE, ST. CUNEGUNDA

by (INCUNABULAR LEAF WITH WOODCUT). JACOBUS DE VORAGINE

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Augsburg: Johann Bämler, 1480. 255 x 180 mm. (10 x 7"). Single column, 31 lines in bâtarde type. Attractively matted. WITH A HAND-COLORED WOODCUT (68 x 80 mm.) SHOWING A SCENE FROM THE LIFE OF ST. HENRY II. Goff J-158; ISTC ij00158000; not in BMC. ◆A couple of small, faint brown spots, otherwise a fine leaf, clean and fresh with comfortable margins. .
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VITAE SANCTORUM PATRUM, SIVE VITAS PATRUM [in German]. LEBEN DER HEILIGEN ALTVÄTER

VITAE SANCTORUM PATRUM, SIVE VITAS PATRUM [in German]. LEBEN DER HEILIGEN ALTVÄTER

by (INCUNABULAR LEAF WITH WOODCUT). HIERONYMUS

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[Strassburg: Printer of the "Antichristus" (Heinrich Eggestein?), not after 1482]. First or Second Edition in German. 285 x 200 mm. (11 1/4 x 7 7/8"). Single column, 34 line in gothic type. Attractively matted. WITH A HALF-PAGE WOODCUT (85 x 132 mm.) OF A SCENE FROM THE LIFE OF HILARION. Goff H-216; BMC I, 168; ISTC ih00216000. ◆Faint marginal smudge, but A FINE LEAF, clean, fresh, and bright, with ample margins, of a very rare early issue of the German translation of the "Lives of the Desert Fathers." .
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1400s Handwritten Prayer Manuscript on Vellum French Medieval Calligraphy RARE

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LETTERS FROM THE 15TH CENTURY: ON THE ORIGINS OF THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER TYPEFACE. A STUDY, WITH...
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LETTERS FROM THE 15TH CENTURY: ON THE ORIGINS OF THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER TYPEFACE. A STUDY, WITH SPECIMEN LEAVES, OF THE INFLUENCE OF THE EARLY GERMAN PRINTERS ON WILLIAM MORRIS' MASTERPIECE

by (LEAF BOOK - KELMSCOTT PRESS AND PRINTING HISTORY). PIRAGES, PHILLIP J

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McMinnville, Oregon: Phillip J. Pirages, 2019. ONE OF 84 COPIES in floral-patterned cloth from a total edition of 165 COPIES. Text: 244 x 154 mm. (9 1/8 x 6 1/8"); Case: 502 x 372 mm. (19 3/4 x 14 5/8"). ii, 75 pp. Bound in floral-patterned cloth after a Morris design by Amy Borezo, who also constructed the case holding the volume and leaves. The book printed letterpress on Zerkall Book Laid Vellum paper by Arthur Larson at Horton Tank Graphics. Book layout by Jill Mann. EACH COPY WITH FIVE LEAVES: ONE FROM THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER with one or more 10-line initials, multiple six- and/or three-line initials, AND ONE EACH FROM THE PRESSES OF FOUR GERMAN PRINTERS FROM THE 1470s--PETER SCHOEFFER, JOHANN MENTELIN, GÜNTHER ZAINER, AND ANTON KOBERGER. ◆The incunabular leaves consistently excellent, with only minor defects, and the Kelmscott leaves (which were never part of a bound volume) in entirely fine condition. This is a unique leaf book in the way that it combines three elements: a significant… Read More
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PRECORDIALISSIMI ac imp[re] ciabiles de adve[n]tu d[omi]ni Sermones co[m]pleti a Revere[n]do...
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Paris: Jacobeo, sub signo Pellicani ab Engleberto Marnefio, 1522. Second edition. Signatures: a-g8, h6(h5-6 both blank, half of h5 missing and lacking h6) LXII f. Bound in original vellum limp binding with hand lettering on spine "Cleree sermones/aVerdu DNI/1522": name on first page "Thomas Stevenson/Edinburgh/183. very good copy of a rare sermon. John Clérée dominican friar, preacher of the Late Middle Ages, is a little and unjustly forgotten nowadays. He was however very well known in the time of the kings Charles VIII and Louis XII, whose he has been the confessor. This study is based on the Quadragesimale said of Valenciennes. Clérée, using always of the rules of the scolastic Ars Praedicamdi, is nevertheless able to innovate by introducing in his sermons some dramatic dialogues. He is an accurate witness of the difficulties and problems of the french society about 1500 : the increasing inegalities between rich and poor ; the heaviness of the royal fiscality and of all kinds of taxes ; the… Read More
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Lucensium Oratio Luculentissima Pont. Maximo Alexandro Sexto per Nicolaum Tygrinu[m] Lucensem...
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Lucensium Oratio Luculentissima Pont. Maximo Alexandro Sexto per Nicolaum Tygrinu[m] Lucensem Vtriusq]ue] Iuris

by Tygrinus or Nicolaus Tegrinus or Tegrini

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Rome: [Andreas Freitag],15 October 1492, 1492. Later black roan & gray boards, spine letters gilt.Binding slightly worn, first leaf lightly soiled. Ex-libris Walter Goldwater. Oration such as this are usually rare and short this one is both it is a tribute from the City of Lucca to the election of Pope Alexander VI. This is one of three almost simultaneously published prints of this on October 25, 1492 before the newly elected Borgia Pope Alexander VI. held this speech. - "This was the typical 'Oratio' - in the style of the times, both florid and unctous - which extolled the virtues of the Pope, traits which subsequent events failed to confirm!" (Bühler) According to Bühler's study, The Freitag printing was preceded by the editions of Stephan Planck (in Roman type) , whose corrections Freitag employed in his edition." CF Bühler, The Earliest Editions of the "Oratio" (1492) by Nicolaus Tygrinus (in: Gutenberg JB 1975, pp. 97-99)" Goff T563; HC 15751*; Pell Ms 10972; CIBN T-51; Nice 209; IGI… Read More
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Theologia naturalis; sive, Liber creaturarum specialiter de homine et de natura ejus in quantum...
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Theologia naturalis; sive, Liber creaturarum specialiter de homine et de natura ejus in quantum homo: et de his que sunt ei necessaria ad cognoscendum seipsum et Deum, et omne debitum ad quod homo tenetur et obligatur tam Deo quam proximo.

by De Sabunde, Raymundus (Raimundus Sabundus, Raymond of Sebonde or Ramon Sibiuda, Catalan scholar, c.1385-1436)

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Strasbourg: Argentinae: Ex officina Martini Flach junioris, 1501. Half leather. Fine. Folio, printed in Strassburg by Martin Flach, 7 February 1501; 161 unnumbered leaves. BINDING: new Gothic hand-sewn oak binding by Arthur Green of Malvern; tawed quarter leather over quarter-sawn oak boards, quires hand-sewn on four double-cords creating four raised spine bands, board leather blind-tooled with period style rosettes and fleurs-de-lys within panel of diagonal blind triple fillets, hand-sewn Gothic double headbands of alternate hand-dyed indigo and undyed linen thread, hand-made brass hasps and clasps ornamented in period style; an exceptionally attractive recreation of a Gothic hand-sewn binding employing medieval techniques contemporaneous with the date the book was printed. COLLATION: [pi]6, a2-8, b-y6, z8, zeta6, antisigma8; leaf a1 excised and subsequent first few lines of a2[recto] redacted in black ink in the sixteenth century by the inquisitor for its heretical content (see below). TEXT: Double… Read More
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Orationi, Militari. Raccolte Per M. Remigio Fiorentino, da Tutti gli Historici. Greci e Latini,...
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Orationi, Militari. Raccolte Per M. Remigio Fiorentino, da Tutti gli Historici. Greci e Latini, Antichi e Moderni con gli Argomenti chi Dichiarono l'Occasioni per le Quali Elle Furono Fatte..

by Nannini, Remigio [1521-1581]

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Venice: Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari, 1557. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo. Vellum. Title in gilt on green calf label on spine. [32] 740 p.p. Slightly bumped spine and edges. Some soiling to boards and extremities. Light foxing, some yellow staining to pages. Ex Libris Neathman Mill Library stamp on rear fly leaf. Tight boards, pages otherwise clean and crisp with decorated black and white initials. A near fine copy. A Dominican friar and writer, Remigio Nannini produced religious as well as secular works, and poetry. Nannini published "two collections of orations drawn by historians (the first, Military Orations collected by all the ancient and modern historians, Venice, 1557)" [Cantimori, Delio. Italian Encyclopedia, 1934]. Nannini also went on to publish the works of St. Thomas Aquinas (1570) at the request of Pope Pius the V.
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Sermones quadragesimales de XII mirabilibus Christianae fidei.

by Antonius de Vercelli

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Antonius de Vercelli. Sermones quadragesimales de XII mirabilibus Christianae fidei. Illustrated with 2 multi-colored initials. The beginning of the text nicely printed in red, text in gothic type, in two columns, 51 lines to a page. 8vo. Contemporary hard vellum binding, remounted. Venetiis, Johannes et Gregorius de Gregorii de Forlivio, February 16, 1492. First Incunabula Edition. Antonius de Vercelli was, for approximately thirty years, one of the leading and most influential political counsellors of the pre-eminent families in Italy's early Renaissance: the Medici family in Florence and the Sforza family in Milan. This collection of his Sermones (Discourses) has significant importance and the added weight of someone deeply involved in the political turmoil of the late 15th century. The context and political value of these discourses helped Machiavelli define "The Art of the State." Vercelli is also a significant religious figure, having had much influence in Italian theologies. 18th century… Read More
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