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Horæ Deipare Virginis Marie B.V.M. Printed on Vellum 47 full-paged cuts coloured.

Horæ Deipare Virginis Marie secundum usum Romanum :pleris[que] Biblie figuris at[que] chorea lethi circu[m]munite, nouis[que] effigiebus adornate, vt in septet[m] Psalmis penitentiali[bus], in vigiliis defunctoru[m], & in horis S[an]cte[m] Crucis, in horis quo[que] S[an]cti Sp[irit]us videre licebit. Exarate [qui]de[m] Parisiis : industria bibliographi Thielmanni Keruer, preclare Vniuersitatis Parisiane librarii iurati in vico Sancti Iacobi ad signum Vnicornis 1519 Price $26,000 Exarate [qui]de[m]... Continue Reading →

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The first book In Irish type printed by Typis Sacræ Congreg. de Propaganda Fide

380J   Francis Molloy. fl 1660 Lucerna fidelium, seu, Fasciculus decerptus ab authoribus magis versatis, qui tractarunt de doctrina Christiana : divisus in tres partes. Romæ : Typis Sacræ Congreg. de Propaganda Fide, M DC LXXVI [1676]     $5,500... Continue Reading →

633J A gorgeous little Book of Hours!

 633J. Book of Hours, Use of Rome most likely produced in England mid fifteenth century. Duodecimo, 10.5 x 8.5 cm. . 196 parchment leaves of parchment, including tipped-in illuminations on the verso that are coordinated with facing richly foliated leaves on... Continue Reading →

Memory Italian style! Dolce’s rewriting of Congestorium artificiose memorie..

DOLCE, Lodovico.1508-1568. & Host von Romberch, fl. 1485-1533. ; Congestorium artificiose memorie.. Venice Giovanni Battista and Melchiorre Sessa 1562. $3,700 Dialogo Nel quale si ragiona del modo di accrescere, et conseruar la memoria. Octavo: 13 x9.5cm. Signatures: A-P⁸ (P7 a blank)... Continue Reading →

ΠΑΝΖΩΟΡΥΚΤΟΛΟΓΙΑ.. Sive
Panzoologicomineralogia. Or a compleat history of animals and minerals,

581J Robert Lovell 1630-1690 ΠΑΝΖΩΟΡΥΚΤΟΛΟΓΙΑ.. SivePanzoologicomineralogia. Or a compleat history of animals and minerals, containing the summe of all authors, both ancient and modern, Galenicall and chymicall, touching animals, viz. beasts, birds, fishes, serpents, insects, and man, as to their... Continue Reading →

Memory Italian style! Dolce’s rewriting of Congestorium artificiose memorie..

DOLCE, Lodovico.1508-1568. & Host von Romberch, fl. 1485-1533. ; Congestorium artificiose memorie.. $3,700 Dialogo Nel quale si ragiona del modo di accrescere, et conseruar la memoria. Octavo: 13 x9.5cm. Signatures: A-P⁸ (P7 a blank) Bound in an early full stiff vellum... Continue Reading →

Five incunabula new to my inventory: 1) Pseudo Aquinas with Henricus de Hassia, 2) Thomas Aquinas 3)Beroaldus, 4) Guillermus Altissodorensis and 5) Robert Holcot.

566J. Thomas Aquinas  Pseudo ; 1225-1274 Erroneously attributed to Aquinas. Compiled from works by Jacobus de Fusignano (ca. 1333)  and that attributed to Henricus de Hassia (T.M. Charland, Artes praedicandi, Paris, 1936, p.87) (CIBN)  Tractatulus solennis de arte [et] vero modo p[rae]dicandi. ex... Continue Reading →

633J A gorgeous little Book of Hours!

 633J. Book of Hours, Use of Rome most likely produced in England mid fifteenth century. Duodecimo, 10.5 x 8.5 cm. . 196 parchment leaves of parchment, including tipped-in illuminations on the verso that are coordinated with facing richly foliated leaves on... Continue Reading →

A postilla by a Mystic Hermit Printed by Johann Zainer in Ulm with two Leaves printed by Günther  Zainer in Augsburg.

564J. Albertus de Padua (1282-1328): and Pseudo-Nicolaus de Dinkelsbühl (1360-1433) Expositio evangeliorum dominicalium et festivalium. Add: Nicolaus de Dinkelsbuel: Concordantia in passionem dominicam. Ulm : Johann Zainer, 'about' 15 June 1480.   (The colophon reads circa festum sancti Viti)    Price $21,000 Certainly... Continue Reading →

The Letters of Ficino 1497

The Letters of Marsilio Ficino represent an essential core of his thought and influence as a chief architect of the Platonic and Hermetic revival, the philosophical and revelatory center of the new learning that was revamping religious vision and humanistic... Continue Reading →

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