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Nicolai Perotti libellus non infrugifer de metris Odarum Horatianarum.

by Horatius, Quintus Flaccus.

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Parisiis: apud S. Colinaeum, 1540 Small octavo. 100, 76, [1]ff. A8-M8, N4, a8-i8, k6 (k6 blank). Title within ornamental border. Contemporary vellum..
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Polyanthea, opvs svavissimus floribvs exornatvm.

by Nani Mirabelli, Domenico.

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Salingiaci [Solingen]: Excudebat Ioannes Soter, 1539 Folio. [8], cccviff. Title woodcut vignette. Later stiff vellum. Fowler, M. Petrarch, p. 380; VD 16: N 68; USTC 684667. .
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Franc.: Apud haered. Chr. Egenolphi, anno 1568. Small octavo. 758pp., plus index. Contemporary blindstamped pigskin with clasps intact and functional. Browning to paper..
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Basileae: ex Officina Valentini Curionis, 1532 Folio. [934]pp. Double columns of Greek and Roman types. Curio’s woodcut printer’s device on title-page. Calf, repaired. The woodcut printer’s device to the verso of last leaf in excellent facsimile (recto blank)..
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In Vinegia: appresso Gabriel Giolito dè Ferrari e Fratelli, 1550. Octavo. [iv], 72ff. First edition. Prnter's device on title-page and at the end. Historiated initials. Vellum spine over yellow boards. Spine leather labels. Schweiger I: 312; Bongi I: 321-2; USTC 824106; EDIT 16: 15294. First edition of the first translation into a modern language..
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Argentorati: excudebat Rihelij Fr., 1556, mense Septemb. Folio. [iv], 390, [vi]ff. Printer's device on title-page. Maroon cloth. Adams II, 1286 (variant - title-page set-up is different and the tabula is not part of the book)..
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[Franckfurth am Main: Truckts C. Jacob, 1545] Small folio. No pagination. One leaf only. In a protective sleeve. By the Master IK, with an heraldic woodcut on both sides of the leaf. Partially handcolored by a contemporary hand. The Master IK was active in the mid-sixteenth century..
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Parisiis: Ex typographia Matthaei Davidis, via amygdalina, ad Veritatis insigne, 1556. Quarto. [viii], 250, [xiv]pp. First edition. Printer’s device on title-page. Contemporary vellum. Adams P1088; Brunet IV, 630; BM STC French, 1470-1600, p. 351; Graesse V, p. 280. A most important work on the history of the Druids..
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Basileae: Excudebat Petrus Perna suis & Heinrici Petri impensis, 1566. Folio. [xx], 737, [iii], 212pp. Sheep, rebacked. Historiated initials. Adams C1522. A very good copy..
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Paris: Simon Sylvius (Du Bois), 1527. Small octavo. 208ff. a8-z8, aa8-cc8. Lacks cc8. Lacks last leaf. Woodcut initials. Contemporary blindstamped panelled pigskin over wooden boards. Clasps intact. Not in Durling. A previous owner's signature on the verso of the title-page is dated 1623. Pagination for the Du Bois editon does not match… Read more
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Parisiis: Apud Jacobum Dupuy, 1582. Folio in 6's. [xii], 1-884, [22]pp. a6, A6-DDd6, EEe4, FFf6, GGg5. First Latin edition, third edition overall, this being translated from the second French edition of 1579. Contemporary vellum. With the woodcut portrait of Paré on a4v and 362 woodcuts from the blocks of the 1575 Oeuvres with the… Read more
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Argentinae: Sumptibus Lazari Zetzneri, 1597. Folio. [xxxvi], 28, 1080, [xxxiv]pp. Title-page in red-and-black. With large woodcut printer's device. Modern half calf over marble boards. With textual illustrations. Adams S1517; Cutter and Viets pp 29-30; Durling 2254; Garrison and Morton 6013; Norman 1977; Waller 9096; Wellcome 6030. An assembly of gynaecological texts, both classical… Read more
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Lyon: Par Loys Cloquemin & Estienne Michel, 1576. Sextodecimo. [ii], 254ff. A8-Z8, Aa8-Kk8. Contemporary morocco. Baudrier IV, p. 50; Not in Durling..
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Venetiis: Apud Ioannem Baptistam Bertonum, sub insigne Peregrini, 1600. Quarto. No pagination. [132]pp. a4-d4, A4-N4, O2. Incomplete, lacks B1 & B4, D3, H1-H4, seven leaves. Eighteenth-century colored paper boards, repaired. Illustrated..
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In Venetia per Comin da Trino de Monferrato 1541. Octavo. [2], 108, [109-120]ff. [last leaf blank]. A8-P8. Vellum. Portrait of Machiavelli on title page. Diagrams of battle formations: 14 pages at end. .
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Gynaeciorum, hoc est, de mulierum tum aliis, tum gravidarum, parientium & puerperarum affectibus & morbis:

by Wolf, Hans Kaspar, Editor [SIR JAMES Y. SIMPSON'S COPY]

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Basileae: Per Thomam Guarinum, 1566. Quarto. [20], 5-868 columns [text has [432] pages containing columns 5-868], [22], [8], 63pp. Text printed in two columns. Printer's device on title-page; another one on last leaf verso. Later calf, rebacked. With textual woodcuts. Bound with: Mena, Fernando. Methodus febrium omnium ... Considered to be the first… Read more
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Lvgdvni: Iacobvs Givnti, 1546 Folio. [xxxii], 348, [lxxv]ff. aa8-bb8, cc6, dd10, a8-z8, A8-T8, V6-X6, Aa8-Ee8, Ff6, AA8-CC8, DD6. In two columns. Printer's device on title-page. Title-page in red-and-black. Contemporary blindstamped calf with gilt fleur-de-lys in the corners. Conjoined cherub's heads in gilt above a rectangular block in center; dated 1551 below rectangle. Unidentified scenes on strip all around. All bosses… Read more
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La Pinzochera comedia

by Grazzini, Antonfrancesco (detto Il Lasca)

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In Venetia: Appresso Bernardo Giunti, e Fratelli, 1582. Octavo, 48ff. Modern boards. Title-page mounted; lower part of title-page in facsimile..
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Antuerpiae: Ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1568. Quarto. 167, [1], 110, [2]pp. Later calf, rebacked. Bound with: Wolff, Hans Kaspar. Gynaeciorum ... With the Latin text of: "Libellus Hipp. Peri eptam?nou, hoc est, De septimestri partu …" and of "Libellus Hipp. De medicamentis purgantibus ..." Both works are attributed to Hippocrates but in fact are by… Read more
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Lvgdvni Batavorvm: Ex Officina Plantiniana apud Franciscum Raphelengium, 1588. Octavo. Two parts in one volume. I: [xxiv], 431, [i]pp.; II: 298 [i.e. 296], [xl]pp. I: *8, **4, A8-Z8, a8-d8; II: AA8-SS8, TT4, a8-b8, c4. Last page blank. Printer's device on both title-pages. Italic letter, some Greek and Roman. Floriated woodcut initials, Contemporary stiff vellum. .
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