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[Idyllia] [and other texts] by Theocritus; Hesiod - 1495

[Idyllia] [and other texts]

by Theocritus; Hesiod

Edition: First Aldine edition, and the first complete edition of Theocrit

Book Condition: Bound in early 18th-century mottled calf, spine in 7 compartments with citron morocco lettering piece in one and ornamental tool

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[Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1495. First Aldine edition, and the first complete edition of Theocritus (printing 12 of the 30 Id…
  • Title: [Idyllia] [and other texts]
  • Author: Theocritus; Hesiod
  • Format/binding: Title in Greek and Roman, introduction by Aldus in Latin;, text entirely in Greek. Woodcut decorated initials and floral or stra
  • Book condition: Bound in early 18th-century mottled calf, spine in 7 compartments with citron morocco lettering piece in one and ornamental tool
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Aldine edition, and the first complete edition of Theocrit
  • Publisher: Aldus Manutius
  • Place: [Venice
  • Date published: 1495
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(INCUNABULAR LEAF WITH WOODCUT). LEBEN DER HEILIGEN: WINTERTEIL UND SOMMERTEIL. TEXT FROM THE LIVES OF ST. HENRY II, HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR, AND HIS WIFE, ST. CUNEGUNDA

JACOBUS DE VORAGINE

Single column, 31 lines in bâtarde type. Attractively matted. WITH A HAND-COLORED WOODCUT (68 x 80 mm.) SHOWING A SCENE FROM THE LIFE OF ST. HENRY II. Goff J-158; ISTC ij00158000; not in BMC. A couple of small, faint brown spots, otherwise a fine leaf, clean and fresh with comfortable margi…

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$450.00
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(INCUNABULAR LEAF WITH WOODCUT). VITAE SANCTORUM PATRUM, SIVE VITAS PATRUM [in German]. LEBEN DER HEILIGEN ALTVÄTER

HIERONYMUS

Single column, 34 line in gothic type. Attractively matted. WITH A HALF-PAGE WOODCUT (85 x 132 mm.) OF A SCENE FROM THE LIFE OF HILARION. Goff H-216; BMC I, 168; ISTC ih00216000. Faint marginal smudge, but A FINE LEAF, clean, fresh, and bright, with ample margins, of a very rare early issue…

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$500.00
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LETTERS FROM THE 15TH CENTURY: ON THE ORIGINS OF THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER TYPEFACE. A STUDY, WITH SPECIMEN LEAVES, OF THE INFLUENCE OF THE EARLY GERMAN PRINTERS ON WILLIAM MORRIS' MASTERPIECE

(LEAF BOOK - KELMSCOTT PRESS AND PRINTING HISTORY). PIRAGES, PHILLIP J

Bound in floral-patterned cloth after a Morris design by Amy Borezo, who also constructed the case holding the volume and leaves. The book printed letterpress on Zerkall Book Laid Vellum paper by Arthur Larson at Horton Tank Graphics. Book layout by Jill Mann. EACH COPY WITH FIVE LEAVES: ONE FR…

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$2500.00
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Cetinje Octoechos Октоих Цетињски Incunabula Leaf

Hieromonk Makarije

Leaf no.101 of the Cetinje Octoechos. It is the first incunabulum written in the Serbian recension of Church Slavonic, as well as the first book printed in Cyrillic in Southeast Europe. The Ochtoechos was the first Orthodox Christian incunabula printed albeit three years after the first mobile p…

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$2700.00
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PRECORDIALISSIMI ac imp[re] ciabiles de adve[n]tu d[omi]ni Sermones co[m]pleti a Revere[n]do patre D. Joan[n]e Cleree ordinis p[re] dicatoru[m] g[e]neral. magistro artiu[m] ac sacre pagle doctore Parrhissie aureo quide[m] ordle editi atque declamati ad dei honorem animarumque salute[m] nu[n]c primum in lucem emissi felicite incipiunt

Clérée, Jean Clérée (1450-1507) Du Chastel, Jean. ; (Editor)

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  • Condition: very good copy of a rare sermon
  • Edition: Second edition
  • Bookseller: James Gray Bookseller
Paris: Jacobeo, sub signo Pellicani ab Engleberto Marnefio, 1522. Second edition. Signatures: a-g8, h6(h5-6 both blank, half of h5 missing and lacking h6) LXII f. Bound in original vellum limp binding with hand lettering on spine "Cleree sermones/aVerdu DNI/1522": name on first page "Thomas Stev…

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$2800.00
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Lucensium Oratio Luculentissima Pont. Maximo Alexandro Sexto per Nicolaum Tygrinu[m] Lucensem Vtriusq]ue] Iuris

Tygrinus or Nicolaus Tegrinus or Tegrini

Rome: [Andreas Freitag],15 October 1492, 1492. Later black roan & gray boards, spine letters gilt.Binding slightly worn, first leaf lightly soiled. Ex-libris Walter Goldwater. Oration such as this are usually rare and short this one is both it is a tribute from the City of Lucca to the election …

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$4000.00
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Doctrinale

Alexander de Villa Dei

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Bookseller: Ebattt-books
Alexander de Villa Dei: Doctrinale. [Leipzig: Konrad Kachelofen or Melchior Lotter], 24 lines, printing types: 10:60Goder Lotter 7:60G. 1 sheet [1]a with signature E; line 1: [²]Articiās qď ī ās ľ ī ēs fit dicito […?] // Tꝯ ſꝯ xꝯ dt pteritū rꝯ dꝯ q3 futur […] //… en…

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3800.00
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Theologia naturalis; sive, Liber creaturarum specialiter de homine et de natura ejus in quantum homo: et de his que sunt ei necessaria ad cognoscendum seipsum et Deum, et omne debitum ad quod homo tenetur et obligatur tam Deo quam proximo.

De Sabunde, Raymundus (Raimundus Sabundus, Raymond of Sebonde or Ramon Sibiuda, Catalan scholar, c.1385-1436)

Strasbourg: Argentinae: Ex officina Martini Flach junioris, 1501. Half leather. Fine. Folio, printed in Strassburg by Martin Flach, 7 February 1501; 161 unnumbered leaves. BINDING: new Gothic hand-sewn oak binding by Arthur Green of Malvern; tawed quarter leather over quarter-sawn oak boa…

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£4250.00
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1476: NOT IN GERMAN LIBRARIES, 4 COPIES KNOWN

Piccolomini, Enea Silvio (formerly Pope Pius II)

Piccolomini, Enea Silvio (formerly Pope Pius II). De duobus amantibus Euryalo et Lucretia. [Florence: Nicolaus Laurentii, Alamanus, 1476-77]. 4to, 20th century amateur full calf signed by Perticaroli (Rome) with blind- and gilt-tooled decorations on both covers, three raised bands spine with…

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$6500.00
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1476: NOT IN GERMAN LIBRARIES, 4 COPIES KNOWN

Piccolomini, Enea Silvio (formerly Pope Pius II)

Piccolomini, Enea Silvio (formerly Pope Pius II). De duobus amantibus Euryalo et Lucretia. [Florence: Nicolaus Laurentii, Alamanus, 1476-77]. 4to, 20th century amateur full calf signed by Perticaroli (Rome) with blind- and gilt-tooled decorations on both covers, three raised bands spine with…

Item Price
$6500.00