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September 2022

Jeanne-Françoise Frémyot , Baronne of Chantal (1572-1641)

Today I have a small collection of works by and about Saint  Jeanne-Françoise Frémyot: First, I'd like to quote the Catholic Saints web page to get us going. Saint Jane Frances de Chantal, born in Dijon, France in 1572, was... Continue Reading →

I need an assistant for the 2022 BOSTON ANTIQUARIAN BOOK SHOW! November 11-13•| who has –Enthusiasm, Love of books, some pay!!!

I'm looking for a person comfortable and knowledge of books printed before 1699. Having a facility in languages is a plus. If you are an interested person please see my blogs and catalogues and webpage. https://www.jamesgraybookseller.com There will be about... Continue Reading →

TEN incunabula randomly selected from my inventory: 1)Albertus of Padua, 2)Augustine (pseudo), 3)William of Auxerre, 4)Pseudo Aquinas with Henricus de Hassia, 5) Thomas Aquinas, 6)Beroaldus, 7)Charles VII, 8)Ficino, 9)Holcot, 10 & 11) Orosius, 12)Savonarola, 13) Suso

-) 1 (- 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)  ... Continue Reading →

So…? What is that book? What is it about??

A lot of early books don't seem to give you much from a distance. That might be a major attraction for me, yet at book fairs a lot of book lovers are reluctant to look into or even peek at,... 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 →

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 →

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