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Devises héroïques et emblêmes de M. Claude Paradin, reveues et augmentées de moytié [par François d’Amboise].

534J Claude Paradin 1510-1573. Devises héroïques et emblêmes de M. Claude Paradin, reveues et augmentées de moytié [par François d'Amboise]. A Paris chez Jean Millot en l'ille du Palais au coing de Harlay vis à vis les Augustins  1614 Price $3,000... Continue Reading →

Galileo’s “Starry Messenger” and Kepler’s “Dioptrice” Two of the Most Important Books in Early Observational Astronomy

Gassendi, Pierre (1592-1655); Galilei, Galileo (1564-1642); Kepler, Johannes (1571-1630) Petri Gassendi Institutio Astronomica: Juxta Hypotheseis tam Veterum quàm Recentiorum. Cui accesserunt Galilei Galilei Nuncius Sidereus; et Johannis Kepleri Dioptrice. Tertia editio prioribus Correctior. London: Henry Dickinson, 1683                                     […]

The Use of Books an other Annotated Incunabulum.

448J Jacobus de Gruytrode Lavacrum conciencie [sic] omnibus sacerdotibus perutile Lyptzck [Leipzig] : Gregor B.ttiger, 1495. $18,000 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... 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 →

Hrabanus Maurus 784-856

Hrabanus Maurus 469J   Rabanus Maurus. 784-856?  Magnencij Rabani Mauri De Laudib[us] sancte Crucis opus. erudcione versu prosaq[ue] mirificum. edited by Jacobus Wimpheling. Phorçheim. [Pforzheim : In ædibus Thom[ae] Anshelmi., 1503.     $24,000 ChanceryFolio 31 x 21cm. signatures: Aa6 Bb4... Continue Reading →

How Do You remember?

529J. Johannes Host von Romberch (c. 1480-c. 1533) [Ars Memorandi]  Congestorium artificiose memorie V.P.F. Joãnis Romberch de Kyrspe. Regularis obseruantie predicatorie: omnium de memoria preceptiões aggregatim complectens: opus oĩbus theologis: predicatoribus & confessoribus: juristis: iudicibus procuratoribus: aduocatis & notarijs: medicis:... Continue Reading →

How Do You remember?

529J. Johannes Host von Romberch (c. 1480-c. 1533) [Ars Memorandi]  Congestorium artificiose memorie V.P.F. Joãnis Romberch de Kyrspe. Regularis obseruantie predicatorie: omnium de memoria preceptiões aggregatim complectens: opus oĩbus theologis: predicatoribus & confessoribus: juristis: iudicibus procuratoribus: aduocatis & notarijs: medicis:... Continue Reading →

One thousand five hundred years ago, situations unchanged.

471J  Boethius, Anicius Manlius Torquatus Severinus (480-524) Sancti thome de aquino super libris Boecii de consolatione philosophie co[m]mentum cum expositione feliciter incipit. Lyons: Guillaume le Roy, 1484 ( not after 24 December 1484).  Price: $22,000. Chancery folio (296 x 210mm). signatures :a-x⁸... Continue Reading →

Of – POWDERS, MAGNETS, ATOMS, MECHANICS

Of the Curing and Causing of Wounds xxxJ Gideon Harvey (1640?-1700?.) Casus medico-chirurgicus 1685538J George Bate Pharmacopoeia Bateana in English 1694xxxJ. Gideon Harvey  The vanities of philosophy & physick: 527JBA.   Walter Charleton The magnetick cure of wounds. 1650445J       Kenelm Digby  The Cure of Wounds By... Continue Reading →

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