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March 2022

Out of the Plague! ABAA New York International Antiquarian Book Fair  21 Days AWAY!

Park Avenue Armory. 643 Park Avenue (bet 66/67)  New York City Preview Night  Thursday, April 21, 5pm-9pm  $60 Includes one daily re-admission  Preview Night Thursday, April 21, 5pm-9pm. $60 AdmissionIncludes one daily re-admission Open HoursFriday, April 22, noon-8pm. Saturday, April 23,... Continue Reading →

Six early books on various subjects

Also Please See My Most recent catalogue at : https://wp.me/p3kzOR-5mnhttps://wp.me/p3kzOR-5mn 470J Francesco Redi;  (1626-1697)  Smarrito Francisci Redi, patritii aretini, Experimenta circa generationem insectorvm :  ad nobilissimum virum Carolvm Dati.Amstelodami : Sumptibus Andreae Frisii,  1671. Price $1,800 Follow this link for a full description and... Continue Reading →

1480 Zainer, Compendium theologicae veritatis [with table by Thomas Dorniberg] Annotated by Jacob Hartlieb active 1493-1513.  

 438J  Ripelin, Hugo 1205-1270 (formerly ascribed to Albertus Magnus)  IV438J   Ripelin, 1478.  https://data.cerl.org/istc/ia00233000     Compendium theologicae veritatis [with table by Thomas Dorniberg]  Ulm: Johann Zainer, ca. 1478-80). [not after 1480]  [CIBN dates this as not after 1480 from the date of rubrication in Württemberg LB copy (cf. Amelung, Frühdruck)] furthermore a copy in the Klemm collection, at Leipzig has a rubricator’s date: “1481”   ... Continue Reading →

15th century books Index March 2022

This is a list of the very interesting incunabula currently on my shelves! many are rare as you can see by clicking on the ISTC link. Do let me know if you would like to see more (lots and lots... Continue Reading →

Early views from microscopes. Curiosa sive Rerum Minutissimarum Observationes 1705.

566J Philippo Buonanni  or Bonanni (1638-1725) Micrographia Curiosa sive Rerum Minutissimarum Observationes, quae ope Microscopii recognitae et expressae curiosorum Naturae Exploratorum utilitati proponuntur.      Romæ, typis Antonii de Rubeis,1703     $4,000 Small Quarto: 23 x  15 cm. Signatures:   π1 a-m⁴ n⁶ .  (page count, 1 preliminary leaf, 106 pages frontispiece, 38 plates (some folded)... Continue Reading →

Founder of Experimental biology ! Francesco Redi;  (1626-1697)  & Women with Microscopes! 1671

470J Francesco Redi;  (1626-1697)  Smarrito  Francisci Redi, patritii aretini, Experimenta circa generationem insectorvm :  ad nobilissimum virum Carolvm Dati. Amstelodami : Sumptibus Andreae Frisii,  1671. Price $1,800 Duodecimo 13½ x 7½ cm. Signatures: *⁶ A-O¹² P⁶. The frontispiece is a Woman scientist looking through a... Continue Reading →

Early views from microscopes. Curiosa sive Rerum Minutissimarum Observationes 1705.

566J Philippo Buonanni  or Bonanni (1638-1725) Micrographia Curiosa sive Rerum Minutissimarum Observationes, quae ope Microscopii recognitae et expressae curiosorum Naturae Exploratorum utilitati proponuntur.      Romæ, typis Antonii de Rubeis,1703     $4,000 Small Quarto: 23 x  15 cm. Signatures:   π1 a-m⁴ n⁶ .  (page count, 1 preliminary leaf, 106 pages frontispiece, 38 plates (some folded)... Continue Reading →

The Late Middle ages, witchcraft, plagues & social change.

“The Devil constantly roams the earth seeking someone to devour."  565J Bernardino de' Busti. (1440-1513) Rosarium sermonum predicabilium ad faciliorem predicantium com[̃ m]oditatem nouissime co[m]pĩ latum. in quo quicquid preclarum & utile in cu[n]ct̃ is sermonariis usq[ue] in hodiernu[̃ m] editis co[n]tinetur: Hic ingeniose enucleatum atq[ue]... Continue Reading →

Three Literary Incunabula

Gesta Romanorum, Boethius, Ficino 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... Continue Reading →

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