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August 2022

The conversion of a pagan idol, Jesuit emblems Transforming myth into action. Jan David’s Occasio Arrepta Neglecta.

576J Jan David . 1545-1613 Occasio Arrepta Neglecta. Huius Commoda: Illius Incommoda. Auctore R.P. Ioanne David Societatis Iesv Sacerdote. Antwerp: Ex officina Platiniana, apud Ioannem Moretum. 1605. Price $4,500 Quarto, 8 x 6 in. First (and only)edition. +-++4, A-Z4, a-t4... Continue Reading →

Enquiries into Vulgar and Common Errors 1686

883G Sir Thomas Browne 1605-1682 The Works of the learned Sr Thomas Brown, Kt. Doctor of Physick, late of Norwich.containing I. Enquiries into Vulgar and Common Errors. II Religio Medici: With Annotations and Observations upon it. III. Hydriotaphia; or, Urn-Burial:... Continue Reading →

Joannis Climaci doctoris spiritualis abbatis in Mo[n]te synai triginta gradus scale celestis nouiter eme[n]dati, ac impressioni traditi.

574J  Climacus, Johannes (approximately 579-approximately 649) Joannis Climaci doctoris                                                              ... Continue Reading →

Where does wisdom come from? Robert Holcot’s answer .

566J  Robertus Holcot. (c. 1290 – 1349) [Super sapientiam Salomonis] Opus preclarissimum eximij d[omi]ni magistri roperti holkot sacre theologie moralissimi at[que] doctissimi p[ro]fessoris ordinis fratru[m] p[rae]dicator[um] sup[er] sapie[n]tia[m] salomonis  qua[m] philo disertissimus collegit .. Jncipit feliciter. Speier: Per me Petrum Drach ciuem... Continue Reading →

Levellers-Wiliam Walwyn and purgers, vomiters, bleedings, glisters, blisters, opium…

582J William Walwyn (1600-1681) Physick for families. Or, The new, safe and powerful way of physick, upon constant proof established; enabling every one, at sea or land, by the medicines herein mentioned, to cure themselves, their friends and relations, in... Continue Reading →

Sanctuarium monacharum. Der Klosterfrawen Heiligthumb

575J  Valerio da Venezia, (Giuseppe Ballardini). (1550-1618) Sanctuarium monacharum. Der Klosterfrawen Heiligthumb ; in welchem von volkomner Haltung der dreyen Closter gelibten, Gehorsam, Armuet und Keuschheit, Item von andern Sachen so einer Closterperson zuwissen und zu üben notwendig und nutz sein,... Continue Reading →

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Pseudo Seneca, in German ca. 1490 with annotations throughout the text.

546J Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, approximately 4 B.C.-65 A.D..& Martin of Braga (c. 515–580) {In fact by Martinus Dumiensis, Archbishop of Braga (Bracara).} Seneca de quattuor virtntibus [sic] cardinalibus cū cōmēto. with [German transl. and adapt. M. de Braga.] Leipzig, Conrad Kachelofen, about... Continue Reading →

Henry Suso: Servent to Eternal Wisdom A rare and wonderful copy!

"In the second half of the fourteenth and in the fifteenth century there was no more widely read meditation book in the German language." (CE https://www.newadvent.org/cathen/07238c.htm) 573J  Henricus Suso. (1295-1366)  Horologium aeternae sapientiae. 573J  Henricus Suso. (1295-1366)  Horologium aeternae sapientiae. Cologne: Johann Landen,... Continue Reading →

Lyptzck [Leipzig]

ISTC has 1429 hits for Leipzig. Jacobus de Gruytrode Lyptzck [Leipzig] : Gregor Böttiger, [Werman] 1495.   $12,000 Quarto  12 x 9 cm. Signatures: a8 b-p6 q8.[Errors in foliation: lxxxviiii-xcviii foliated xc-xcviiii, with xc as cxi, xciiii as cxv] Blank initial spaces. Bound in half... Continue Reading →

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