A discussion of interesting books from my current stock at


May 2022

537Ji-v A Sammelband of five printed books. Four from the early sixteenth century and one printed in the late fifteenth. On reformist liturgy 1499-1515.

 537Ji-v This volume is Sammelband of five printed books. Four from the early sixteenth century and one printed in the late fifteenth. Basel, Mainz, Oppenheim, Speyer, Straßburg, 1499-1515. Price $ 16,000 Five Chancery Quarto volumes, 20 x 15.5 cm These copies... Continue Reading →

LUCRETIUS two editions!

§§ “Happy is he who has discovered the causes of things and has cast beneath his feet all fears, unavoidable fate, and the din of the devouring Underworld.”  VIRGIL 5). 393J Lucretius THE LAST BOOK PUBLISHED BY ALDUS . Venice:... Continue Reading →

Catalogue of 15th century books. Fascicule XXXIII

These 22 incunabula will be on display and offered for sale at the the New York International Antiquarian Book Fair 2022. 33fascicule-15th-ccompressed-smallpdfDownload qr-codeDownload

Four British Histories

For Longer descriptions please follow this link :  530J.  Thomas Beard, -1632. The theatre of Gods judgements: wherein is represented the admirable justice of God against all notorious sinners, great and small, specially [sic] against the most eminent persons... Continue Reading →

180 Woodcuts of devotional Catholic Icons. 1584 ROSARY

The rosary is an incredibly rich practice of prayer that developed slowly, evolving over the centuries. The first recorded use of the word “rosary” did not appear until 1597. (???.) But the roots of the rosary are found far earlier.... Continue Reading →

Early Modern True Crime and terror 1648 The theatre of Gods judgements

This is a very rare and interesting book on social norms and social forces at play in the theater of the universe. It is know by two US Copies and was previously owned by bibliographer Graham Pollard. 530J.  Thomas Beard,... Continue Reading →

Aristotle For the University 1516

A public commission, in 1516 was appointed to find a way of ending the interminable strife between rival academic parties, they asked Eck to prepare new commentaries on Aristotle and Peter of Spain. And so in 1516 & 1517 he... Continue Reading →

Martials Epigrammata Aldus 1517

One of the most influential satirical poets of all time. MARTIALIS, Marcus Valerius Martialis "He had as much good-nature as wit and pungency in his writings". Epigrammata. [liber I - XIIII] Venezia, eredi di Aldo Manuzio e Andrea Torresano, 1517.... Continue Reading →

The “Praeparitio” is a gigantic feat of erudition.

945G     Eusebius of Caesarea                  c. 260-c. 340 Eusebius Pa[m]phili de eua[n]gelica preparac[i]o[n]e ex greco in latinu[m] translatus Incipit feliciter.                [ Cologne, Ulrich Zel, not after 1473]                          $18,000 Folio 10 ¾  x 7 ¾  inches. [a]12, [b-o]10, [p]8      One of... Continue Reading →

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