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TYPOGRAPHIA MEDICEA 1594, Arabic text of Thrir Usul Iqlidis (Eclid) translated by Nasir ud Din al Tusi. 453 p. iclude many woodcuts. chapter headings are in bold script. Firman (Imperial order) of the Ottoman Sultan Murad Khan IV dated 996 H ( November 15…

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London: Jacob Tonson & Edmund Curl, 1709. Hardcover. Very Good+/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. THE WORKS OF MR. WILLIAM SHAKESPEAR IN SIX VOLUMES: ADORN'D WITH CUTS was published in 1709 by Jacob Tonson & edited by Nicholas Rowe. They are the 1s…

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[Villancicos, Eglogas and Canciones sung and danced in Naples] Qüestión de amor. Agora nuevamente impresso: con algunas chosas añadidas by [Cardona Alonso de]

4° (mm 185x135); cc. LXXIIII. Caratteri gotici; titolo e anno impressi in rosso, entro cornice silografica a quattro scomparti e con bellissimo legno centrale; al verso dell'ultima carta, marca tipografica silografica. Legatura ottocentesca in mezza pell…

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... De duplici copia, verborum ac rerum commentarij duo, by Erasmus, Desiderius

Strasbourg: Matthias Schürer, 1514-1515. First edition of some material. Hard Cover. Very Good. Quarto (21 cm), three parts in one volume: I: [6], 73, [6] leaves; II: [56] leaves; III: [4], 57, [7] leaves. Numerous five- and six-line "criblé" wood…

From Rodger Friedman Rare Book Studio


Moscoviter wunderbare Historien and Turckische Historien by Herberstein, Sigmund Von and Menavino, Giovanni Antonio

MENAVINO, Giovanni Antonio (1492-after 1514). Türckische Historien. Frankfurt: [Thomas Rebarts and Kilian Hahns, 1570]. [Bound with:] HERBERSTEIN, Sigmund Von. Moscoviter wunderbare Historien. Basel: heirs of Niclauß Brillinger and Marc Russinger, 1567 …

From Alexandru Matveev


Collectanea Adagiorum Veterum. by ERASMUS

Hardcover. Fine. 4to. Bound in 20th-century 1/4-vellum over marbled boards. Strasbourg: Matthias Schürer, July 1510. Second Strasbourg edition of Erasmus heavily annotated collection of Greek and Latin proverbs. Printed in Roman and Greek types. This is…

From George Robert Minkoff, Inc.


Carcer d’amore traducto dal magnifico Miser Lelio de Manfredi ferrarese: de idioma spagnolo in lingua materna: novamente stampato by [San Pedro Diego Fernandez de (ca. 1437 – ca. 1498)]

8° (mm 153x104); cc. (46). Al frontespizio, bellissima silografia raffigurante un erudito nel suo studiolo. Testo in carattere romano, diposto su due colonne. Piccoli capilettera silografici. Marocchino nero giansenista: titolo al dorso, dentelles intern…

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Paradossi, by Lando (or Landi), Ortensio

Lyon: per Gioanni Pullon da Trino" (i.e., Jean Pullon dit de Trin), 1543. First edition. Very Good. Octavo (17cm); [112] leaves (signed A-O\8). Printer's device on title page (Ferraris, 1), showing a human-faced moon in the sky reflected on the surface…

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[Corpus Juris Civilis] by JUSTINIAN

1589 ENORMOUS LAW Corpus Juris Civilis Justinian Codex Digest Godefroy 6v SET "Freedom is the natural ability of everyone to do what he likes, unless it is prohibited by law or by force." ― Justinian I Justinian's 'Corpus Juris Civilis' is unquestiona…

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Pomponius Mela. Iulius Solinus. Itinerarium Antonini Aug. Vibius Sequester. P. Victor De regionibus urbis Romae. Dionysius Afer De situ orbis by various

1518 ALDINE 1ed Pomponius Mela De Situ Orbis Ancient Geography Solinus Aldus An absolutely exquisite early 16th-century book on ancient geography and cosmography published by Aldine Published in 1518, this book contains excerpts and writings of numerous …

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Strozii Poetae pater et filius by STROZZI, Tito & Ercole

1513 ALDINE 1ed Tito Strozzi Ercole Italian Poetry Aldus Manutius Medici Venice Tito Strozzi and his son Ercole were prolific 15th-century Italian poets known, not only for their literature but for being members of the Strozzi / Medici family rivalry. Tit…

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Omnia, quae adhuc extant Opera, in vnum congesta & in Medicinae studiosorum gratiam, nunc primùm tali ordine excusa . . . by FALLOPPIO, Gabriele (1523-1562)

Venice,: Felice Valgrisi, 1584., 1584. Folio (in 6). *6, A-Dd8, Ee4, Ff8-Mmm8, Nnn10. Foliation: [6], 469 ff. Woodcuts: title-vignette, 138r, 331v, 333r, 335v, woodcut initials, head & tail pieces. Binding: Modern full dark brown morocco, gilt ruled, rai…

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