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February 2020

“Eyb stressed two things throughout the Margarita: to be able to write well and to be disposed to live properly.” 

Albrecht von Eyb (who has a few more than the usual variations of his name [see Cerl Theasurus] https://data.cerl.org/thesaurus/cnp01316161 Including  these: Albertus, de Eiib Albertus, de Eyb EDIT16-ID:CNCA22577 Albertus, de Eyb, Schriftsteller, Übersetzer, Jurist Albertus de Eiib Nome su edizioni... Continue Reading →

First Printed edition of “One of the earliest printed books on the ars memorativa or mnemotechnics” . . ca.1480

367J Petrus de Rosenheim. (1380-1432). Nom probable : Petrus Wiechs [incipt Roseum memoriale divinorum eloquiorum] /   [Köln] : [Southern Germany : n.pr., about 1480-90?] or [Cologne? : n.pr., about 1483] or [Ludwig von Renchen?], 1483 Deutschland (Oberrhein?).  $12,000  Quarto (190... Continue Reading →

. Booth A #33 Highlights of the Books I will be bringing to the New York Antiquarian Book Fair. –Park Avenue Armory March 5–8, 2020

Booth # A33 2020 NEW YORK ANTIQUARIAN BOOK FAIR Thursday, March 5 through Sunday, March 8, 2020 Park Avenue Armory · 643 Park Avenue (at 66th Street) · New York, NY 10065 Preview: Thursday, March 5, 5–9 pm    ... Continue Reading →

. Booth A #33 Highlights of the Books I will be bringing to the New York Antiquarian Book Fair. –Park Avenue Armory March 5–8, 2020

Booth # A33 2020 NEW YORK ANTIQUARIAN BOOK FAIR Thursday, March 5 through Sunday, March 8, 2020 Park Avenue Armory · 643 Park Avenue (at 66th Street) · New York, NY 10065 Preview: Thursday, March 5, 5–9 pm    ... Continue Reading →

Boethius, Anicius Manlius Severinus (480-524)

Edward Gibbon  in The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire  stated that  A consolation of Philosophy  is  "A golden volume not unworthy of the leisure of Plato or Tully." And C. S. Lewis, in "The Discarded... Continue Reading →

‘ERESIE’ I choose with my own human reason…

The guilt of heresy is measured not so much by its subject-matter as by its formal principle, which is the same in all heresies: revolt against a Divinely constituted authority. Heresiology "Why Is Contemporary Scholarship So Enamored of Ancient Heretics?"... Continue Reading →

Can writing save your life? — biblonia

Writing has saved many mental lives, though it has also probably helped some lose theirs. Writing dissident tracts during a totalitarian regime led to many deaths. Writing propagandist works during a totalitarian regime may have saved some lives. In those... Continue Reading →

¶ Rainerius de Pisis — Pantheologia (1473)

via ¶ Rainerius de Pisis — Pantheologia (1473)

A few interesting Bibles 1500-1774

I've decided to list them chronologically, [not by size or language or (God forgive me, Importance)  or Price, or where they are on my shelf....while slightly arbitrary, it has some sense to it, I hope.]  Please enjoy. James 1)- 355J... Continue Reading →

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