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633J A gorgeous little Book of Hours!

 633J. Book of Hours, Use of Rome most likely produced in England mid fifteenth century. Duodecimo, 10.5 x 8.5 cm. . 196 parchment leaves of parchment, including tipped-in illuminations on the verso that are coordinated with facing richly foliated leaves on... Continue Reading →

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Book of the Month #1 January 2023

Savonarola’s last two works ! 440J. Savonarola, Girolamo, 1452-1498 Jncipit Exposicio v[e]l Meditacio fr[at]is Hieronimi sauonarole de Ferraria ordi[ni]s p[rae]dicatorus in psalmu[m] Jn te d[omi]ne speraui. qua[m] i[n] vltimis dieb[us] du[m] vite sue fine[m] prestolaretur edidit. (Exposicio in psalmum  XXXI In te domine speravi).  N.pl., n.d. (prob.... Continue Reading →

Book of the Month #1 January 2023

Savonarola’s last two works ! 440J. Savonarola, Girolamo, 1452-1498 Jncipit Exposicio v[e]l Meditacio fr[at]is Hieronimi sauonarole de Ferraria ordi[ni]s p[rae]dicatorus in psalmu[m] Jn te d[omi]ne speraui. qua[m] i[n] vltimis dieb[us] du[m] vite sue fine[m] prestolaretur edidit. (Exposicio in psalmum  XXXI In te domine speravi).  N.pl., n.d. (prob.... Continue Reading →

633J A gorgeous little Book of Hours!

 633J. Book of Hours, Use of Rome most likely produced in England mid fifteenth century. Duodecimo, 10.5 x 8.5 cm. . 196 parchment leaves of parchment, including tipped-in illuminations on the verso that are coordinated with facing richly foliated leaves on... Continue Reading →

IN PERSON Boston International Book Fair this week!

Please Visit My Stand #427 200 early books Middle ages, Renaissance, Early modern Fascicule XL 15th and 16th century books https://jamesgray2.me/2022/10/28/15th-and-16th-century-books-for-the-boston-book-fair/ click to follow link Fascicule XLI 17th and 18th Century books https://jamesgray2.me/2022/10/31/seventeenth-and-eighteenth-entry-books-for-the-boston-book-show-november-11-13th-2/ On displayed and offered at the 2022... 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 →

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 →

6 Books from the 1470’s

437J Augustine, Aurelius.  De civitate Dei.  Basel: Michael Wenssler [and Bernhard Richel] March 25, 1479.       $18,000 Large Folio. [245] (of 248) leaves.   Signatures: [1-610 7-1010·8 116 12-1510·8 168 17-1810 19-218 2210 238 24-256 2610 278 286 294] First colophon   The first colophon in red print with double coat of arms (fol. [190]r): Textus Sancti Augustini de ciuitate Dei Basilee impressus.... Continue Reading →

Ortus Sanitatis. Straßburg 1497

499J   "PERHAPS THE MOST IMPORTANT MEDICAL BOOK PRINTED BEFORE 1500" (Hunt).  499J. (Attributed authors. {see below, (or you can search Authors on the magnifier image))    Ortus Sanitatis. De herbis et plantisDe animalibus & reptilibusDe auibus et volatilibusDe piscibus & natatilibus.        (tibusDe lapidibus & in terra venis nascẽtibusDe... Continue Reading →

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