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The “Praeparitio” is a gigantic feat of erudition.

945G     Eusebius of Caesarea                  c. 260-c. 340 Eusebius Pa[m]phili de eua[n]gelica preparac[i]o[n]e ex greco in latinu[m] translatus Incipit feliciter.                [ Cologne, Ulrich Zel, not after 1473]                          $18,000 Folio 10 ¾  x 7 ¾  inches. [a]12, [b-o]10, [p]8      One of... Continue Reading →

Five incunabula new to my inventory: 1) Pseudo Aquinas with Henricus de Hassia, 2) Thomas Aquinas 3)Beroaldus, 4) Guillermus Altissodorensis and 5) Robert Holcot.

566J. Thomas Aquinas  Pseudo ; 1225-1274 Erroneously attributed to Aquinas. Compiled from works by Jacobus de Fusignano (ca. 1333)  and that attributed to Henricus de Hassia (T.M. Charland, Artes praedicandi, Paris, 1936, p.87) (CIBN)  Tractatulus solennis de arte [et] vero modo p[rae]dicandi. ex... Continue Reading →

Catalogue of 15th century books. Fascicule XXXIII

FASCICULE XXXIII 33fascicule-15th-ccompressed-smallpdfDownload qr-codeDownload

OROSIUS’ SEVEN BOOKS OF HISTORY AGAINST THE PAGANS  THE FIRST WORLD HISTORY BY A CHRISTIAN COMPLETED C. 418 CE.

. #277J Orosius, Paulus Orosius (385-420). Historiae adversus paganos, edited by Aeneas Vulpes. Scias velim humanissime lector: Aeneam Vulpem Vicentinum priorem sanctae crucis adiutore Laurentio Brixiensi Historias Pauli Orosii quae continentur hoc codice: [Vicenza]: Hermannus Liechtenstein, [c.1475].  $22,000   Folio.... 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 →

Catalogue of 15th century books. Fascicule XXXIII

These 22 incunabula will be on display and offered for sale at the the New York International Antiquarian Book Fair 2022. 33fascicule-15th-ccompressed-smallpdfDownload qr-codeDownload

Come see me at the New York International Antiquarian Book Fair 2022

BOOTH B 30 FOUR NEW CATALOGUES TO BE ISSUED

Catalogue of 15th century books. Fascicule XXXIII

These 22 incunabula will be on display and offered for sale at the the New York International Antiquarian Book Fair 2022. 33fascicule-15th-ccompressed-smallpdfDownload qr-codeDownload

Two Literary Incunabula

Boethius and Ficino 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... Continue Reading →

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