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Memory Italian style! Dolce’s rewriting of Congestorium artificiose memorie..

DOLCE, Lodovico.1508-1568. & Host von Romberch, fl. 1485-1533. ; Congestorium artificiose memorie.. Dialogo Nel quale si ragiona del modo di accrescere, et conseruar la memoria. Venezia, Heredi di Marchiò Sessa, 1575. Price SOLD Octavo: 13 x9.5cm. Signatures: A-P⁸ (P7 a blank) Bound... Continue Reading →

THE Most IMPORTANT ENGLISH book of the 17th Century.. (if there wasn’t the Shakespeare Folios.. But Wait.. THE KJV is …. certainly more read today)

Fewer than 200 original printings of the 1611 are known to exist (and out of that number, fewer than 50 are complete “He” variants. FIRST EDITION OF THE AUTHORIZED VERSION Arguably the most important book ever published in English. KNOWN... Continue Reading →

The history of the execrable Irish rebellion

Borlase, Edmund [compiler] (1620–1682) The history of the execrable Irish rebellion trac’d from many preceding acts, to the grand eruption the 23. of October, 1641. and thence pursued to the act of settlement.                                                                                                                                          London, England: Henry Brome, Robert Clavel, and... Continue Reading →

The history of the execrable Irish rebellion

Borlase, Edmund [compiler] (1620–1682) The history of the execrable Irish rebellion trac’d from many preceding acts, to the grand eruption the 23. of October, 1641. and thence pursued to the act of settlement.                                                                                                                                          London, England: Henry Brome, Robert Clavel, and... Continue Reading →

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 new learning that was revamping religious vision and humanistic... Continue Reading →

181J Psalterium Latinum. A early fifteenth century Manuscript Psalter  surrounded on every page by an untitled 18th century English History manuscript

181J Psalterium Latinum. A early fifteenth century Manuscript Psalter  surrounded on every page by an untitled 18th century English History manuscript.                                  Tours, France circa... Continue Reading →

Two Books printed by Hieronymun Höltzel  with woodcuts by Wolf Traut 

533J  Franz Balthasar (de Porta‏) (Fl 1480-1505) Canon sacratissime misse : vna cum Expositione eiusde[m]. vbi in primis premittit[ur] pulchra contemplatio ante missam habe[n]da De cristi pulcritudine. Et quo[modo] ipsa in sua passione ab eo omnino fuerat ablata. Qualiteraq[ue] quilibet celebra[n]s... Continue Reading →

Wolf Traut excellent impression showing a beardless St Jerome (with lion!) in the wilderness 1503

533J Franz Balthasar (de Porta) (Fl 1480-1505) Canon sacratissime misse : vna cum Expositione eiusde[m]. vbi in primis premittit[ur] pulchra contemplatio ante missam habe[n]da De cristi pulcritudine. Et quo[modo] ipsa in sua passione ab eo omnino fuerat ablata. Qualiteraq[ue] quilibet... Continue Reading →

Spanish Astronomy ! no US copies!

550J Nicolas CAUSSIN S.J., (1583-1651); Estevan de AGUILAR Y ZUÑIGA Corte Divina, o Palacio Celestial. Primero y segundo tomo, que son diez, y onze de lCorte Santa. Escriviola en lengua latina ... N. Causino ... y en la Española, el Doct..E. de... Continue Reading →

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