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Over One Hundred Sermons by Johannes Tauler, and Extracts Johannes Eckhart, Eckhart le Jeune, Henri Suso, Jean Ruysbroeck, Henri de Louvain.

634J  Johannes Tauler (Thauler) 1300- 1361  edited by Laurentius Surius  D. Ioannis Thauleri clarissimi ac illuminati theologi ordinis praedicat.  Sermones de tempore & de sanctis totius anni plane piissimi: reliquaque eius pietati ac devotioni maxime inservientia opera omnia, Laurentio Surio Carthusiano in Latinum... 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 →

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 →

Happy Holidays

“Happy is he who has discovered the causes of things and has cast beneath his feet all fears, unavoidable fate, and the din of the devouring Underworld.”  VIRGIL I look forward to the New Year and bring old books to... Continue Reading →

Three Books Printed by Johann Zainer in Ulm and Two Leaves printed by Günther  Zainer in Augsburg. part 1.

Albertus de Padua (1282-1328): and Pseudo-Nicolaus de Dinkelsbühl (1360-1433) Goff A340 Hugo Ripelin Argentinensis (1210-1270) and Thomas Dorniberg (1440-1497) Goff A233 Peregrinus of Opole (1260-1327) Jacobus de Voragine (1229-1298) & Nicolaus de Dinkelsbühl (1360-1433) Goff P267 In one of the most... Continue Reading →

Three Illustrated books of Natural history: Physical curiosities, Women with Microscopes!  Kircher’s museum in the Collegio Romano

Physica Curiosa (Physica curiosa, sive Mirabilia naturae et artis libris XII. comprehensa; Mirabilia naturae et artis libris XII. comprehensa) 1667 Gaspar Schott 563G Gaspar Schott 1608-1666 P. Gasparis Schotti Regis Curiani E Societate Jesu, Olim in Panormitano Siciliæ, nunc in... Continue Reading →

The first book In Irish type printed by Typis Sacræ Congreg. de Propaganda Fide

380J   Francis Molloy. fl 1660 Lucerna fidelium, seu, Fasciculus decerptus ab authoribus magis versatis, qui tractarunt de doctrina Christiana : divisus in tres partes. Romæ : Typis Sacræ Congreg. de Propaganda Fide, M DC LXXVI [1676]     $5,500... 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 →

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

DOLCE, Lodovico.1508-1568. & Host von Romberch, fl. 1485-1533. ; Congestorium artificiose memorie.. Venice Giovanni Battista and Melchiorre Sessa 1562. $3,700 Dialogo Nel quale si ragiona del modo di accrescere, et conseruar la memoria. Octavo: 13 x9.5cm. Signatures: A-P⁸ (P7 a blank)... Continue Reading →

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