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Important Books in Early Astronomy Two Sacroboscos 1500 & 1518 And Galileo’s “Starry Messenger” and Kepler’s “Dioptrice”

At the turn of the century from 1480 to 1531 more than half a dozen different commintaries on Sacrobosco’s Sphera were printed yet among them all this one is arguably the most influential and important one, compiled by Francesco Capuano,... Continue Reading →

Certainly a quite rare Pigouchet Heures .

172J [Printed Book of Hours (Use of Rome) In Latin and French] Ces presentes heures a lusaige de Ro[m]me ont este faictes pour Simon Vostre Libraire domourant a Paris a la rue neuue nostre dame a le enseigne sainct Jehan l'evangeliste. [this is the... Continue Reading →

My first ‘Short title catalogue’ (No1)

The reason for publishing a short catalogue is to facilitate easier and cheaper shipping so that I can ship anyone who asks for one will get one quickly. If you usually get my catalogues one will be on the way,... Continue Reading →

Where do some Ideas come from?

One the things that I know is that books begat books, it in a interconnected way reading is a constantly alerting current of remembering, discovering and creating. ". To reach, not the point where one no longer says I, but... Continue Reading →

Where do some Ideas come from?

One the things that I know is that books begat books, it in a interconnected way reading is a constantly alerting current of remembering, discovering and creating. ". To reach, not the point where one no longer says I, but... Continue Reading →

Thomas Aquinas Summa Pars prima (second edition)

269J Thomas Aquinas 1225-1274 Summa theologiae: Pars prima. Ed: Franciscus de Neritono, Petrus Cantianus, and Joannes Franciscus. Venice : [Nicolaus Jenson] 1477.   $ 13,000   Folio 10 ½ x 7 inches. a8, b-z8, [&]8, [Rho]8,[Psi]8, A8-H8, I-L10, M12  (lacking three... Continue Reading →

Mediavilla, on Lombards sentences and demonology! 1477

957G [Middleton], d. 1302/3 Commentum super quartem Sententarium.. Venice: Christophorus Arnoldus, [circa 1476-7] $22,000 Folio 12 1⁄4 9 1⁄4 inches. a-z10 [et]10 [cum]10 [per]10 A 10 B-D8 (D8v blank and aa1r blank) aa8 bb10 cc8 {320 leaves complete) Second edition.... Continue Reading →

Gregory the Great. Moralia in Job 1496

Saint Gregory has exercised in many respects a momentous influence on the doctrine, the organization, and the discipline of the Catholic Church.   To him we must look for an explanation of the religious situation of the Middle Ages; indeed, if no account were taken of his work, the... Continue Reading →

Thomas Aquinas Summa Pars prima (second edition)

269J Thomas Aquinas 1225-1274 Summa theologiae: Pars prima. Ed: Franciscus de Neritono, Petrus Cantianus, and Joannes Franciscus. Venice : [Nicolaus Jenson] 1477.   $ 13,000   Folio 10 ½ x 7 inches. a8, b-z8, [&]8, [Rho]8,[Psi]8, A8-H8, I-L10, M12  (lacking three... Continue Reading →

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