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ARISTOTELES.
ARISTOTELES.
ARISTOTELES.
ARISTOTELES.

ARISTOTELES. ARISTOTELOUS ÊTHIKÔN NIKOMACHEIÔN biblia deka. Aristotelis De moribus ad Nicomachum libri decem. Ita Graecis interpretatione recenti cum Latinis coniunctis, ut ferme singula singulis respondeant: in eorum gratiam, qui Graeca cum Latinis comparare volunt. Heidelberg (Heidelbergae), 1560. (Colophon: 'Heidelbergae, Excudebat Lodovicus Lucius, Universitatis typographus, Anno salutis humanae 1560, Mense Septembri) 8vo. (VIII),567(recte 571),(1 colophon),(4 blank) p. Contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards. 17.5 cm (Ref: VD16 A 3403; Hoffmann 1,291; Schweiger 1,52; cf. Dibdin 1,326 & Moss 1,126 for the edition of 1555; cf. Graesse 1,212; Cranz, A bibliography of Aristotle editions, 1501-1600, no. 108.398; J. Lewis, 'Adrien Turnèbe (1512-1565), a humanist observed', Genève, 1998, p. 127/28) (Details: Nice contemporary pigskin over wooden boards. Back with 3 raised bands. ...

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ARISTOTELES.
ARISTOTELES.
ARISTOTELES.
ARISTOTELES.
ARISTOTELES.
ARISTOTELES.

ARISTOTELES. Aristotelis Politicorum libri octo ex Dion. Lambini & Pet. Victorii interpretationibus puriss. graecolatini, Theod. Zvingeri Argumentis atque Scholiis, Tabulis quinetiam in tres priores libros illustrati, Victorii commentariis perpetuis declarati, Pythagoreorum veterum Fragmenta politica, a Io. Spondano conversa & emendata. Index rerum & verborum pleniss. Basle (Basileae), Eusebii Episcopii opera ac impensa, 1582. Folio. (XX),623,(12 index),(1 printer's mark) p. Modern calf 35.5 cm (Details: Nice copy, bound in modern full (red)brown calf, with 5 raised bands on the back. Spine short title in gilt: 'ARISTOTELIS / DE REPVBLICA'. Text in three columns, with the Greek in the centre flanked by the Latin translations of Piero Vettori and Denys Lambin respectively on each side. Large printer's woodcut device to the title and last page, depicting a bust of 'Hermes triceps' (three-headed Hermes) on a pillar; ...

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ARISTOTELES.
ARISTOTELES.
ARISTOTELES.
ARISTOTELES.

ARISTOTELES. ARISTOTELOUS PHUSIKÊS AKROASEÔS BIBLIA TH'. Aristotelis Stagiritae, Peripateticorum Principis, Naturalis auscultationis libri VIII. Jul. Pacius a Beriga cum Graecis excusis quam scriptis codicibus accurate contulit, Latina interpretatione auxit, & commentariis analyticis illustravit. Adiectus est geminus index: alter librorum, tractatuum & capitum: alter rerum & verborum in toto opere memorabilium. Frankfurt (Francofurti), Apud heredes Andreae Wecheli, Claudium Marnium & Iohannem Aubrium, 1596. 8vo. (XXIV),992 (recte 984) p. Vellum. 17 cm. <Important edition of the Physics, one of Aristotle's principal works> (Ref: VD16 A 3554; Hoffmann 1,286: 'Durch d. Vergleich v. Heidelb. Mss. hat d. Ausg. krit. Werth'; Cranz, 'A bibliography of Aristotle editions, 1501-1600', no. 108.745'; cf. Neue Pauly, Supplementband 2, p. 73 where Pacius' edition of the complete ...

€ 975,00
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ARISTOTELES.
ARISTOTELES.
ARISTOTELES.
ARISTOTELES.

ARISTOTELES. ARISTOTELOUS PERI KOSMOU. Aristotelis De Mundo liber. Curavit editionem Io. Christianus Kappius. Altenburg (Altenburgi), Ex officina Richteria, 1792. 8vo. XVI,450;(69 index),(1 blank) p., 3 plates. Contemporary half calf. 18.5 cm (Ref: Hoffmann 1,280: 'Sehr sorgfältig gearbeitete Ausgabe'; Graesse 1,213; Ebert 1139; Brunet 1,464; Schwab no. 1516; not yet in VD18) (Details: Back gilt and with five raised bands, and a red morocco shield) (Condition: Binding scuffed. Small and old paper label at the head of the spine. Paper on both boards chafed at the outer edges. Small piece of paper gone near the right lower corner of the frontcover. Corners abraded and bumped) (Note: The treatise De mundo (Peri Kosmou), or On the Universe is nowadays considered the work of a Pseudo-Aristotle. It still forms part of the Aristotelian Corpus, its Bekker page and line numbers are 391a-401b. The unknown ...

€ 120,00
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ARNOBIUS.
ARNOBIUS.

ARNOBIUS. Arnobii Disputationum adversus gentes libri septem, recogniti & aucti. Ex bibliotheca Theodori Canteri Ultraiectini, cuius etiam notae adiectae sunt. Antwerpen (Antverpiae), Ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1582. 8vo. 285,(1 errata, & 2 blank) p. Tasteful modern half calf. 18 cm (Ref: Belg. Typ. 172; STC Dutch p. 14; Adams A1996; Voet 596 variant A; Sorgeloos 113; Dibdin 1,215: 'An excellent edition, in which the modesty and learning of its editor are successfully opposed to the rashness of his predecessor Gelenius' (in his edition of 1546); Ebert 1219; not in Brunet) (Details: Woodcut printer's device on the title. Red morocco letterpiece on the back. The binder used a broad strip of vellum as spine lining; this strip was probably cut from an old manuscript contract) (Condition: Name on the title. Very small tear near the right lower corner of the title. Occasional old ink underlinings on ca. 70 pages. Right margin ...

€ 750,00
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ARNOBIUS.  MEURSIUS,J.
ARNOBIUS.  MEURSIUS,J.

ARNOBIUS.- MEURSIUS,J. Ioannis Meursii Criticus Arnobianus tributus in libros septem. Item Hypocriticus Minutianus, & Excerpta MS. Regii Parisiensis. Editio altera, & melior. Leiden (Lugduni Batavorum), Ex officina Ludovici Elzevirii, 1599. 8vo. (XX),167,(23)(1 blank) Vellum 16 cm (Ref: Dibdin 1,215: 'an indispensable work to peruse, for those who are curious in the learning of the author'; Willems 44; Rahir 26; Berghman 1283; Schoenemann 1,166/67) (Details: 5 thongs laced through both joints; colophon at the end: 'Lugduni Batavorum, Excudebat Ioannes Balduini. Anno 1599, mense Julio') (Condition: Short title in ink on the back; vellum somewhat soiled; 2 hardly noticeable pinpoint wormholes in the first 6 leaves; some foxing; name on front flyleaf erased, leaving a small hole) (Note: Arnobius, a teacher of rhetoric at Sicca Veneria in Numidia 'was suddenly converted to Christianity (ca. A.D. 295) ...

€ 600,00
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ARRIANUS.
ARRIANUS.
ARRIANUS.
ARRIANUS.

ARRIANUS. Arriani Nicomedensis Expeditionis Alexandri libri septem, et Historia Indica graec. et lat. cum annotationibus et indice graeco locupletissimo Georgii Raphelii. Accedunt Eclogae Photii ad Arrianum pertinentes cum lectionibus variantibus Dav. Hoeschelii, summaria librorum distincta & emendata, index rerum accuratissimus, nec non tabula geographica Expeditionis Alexandri. Amsterdam (Amstelaedami), Apud Wetstenium, 1757. 8vo. XLVIII,637,(211) p., frontispiece, folding map of Europe and the Orient. Vellum 21 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 212310364; Hoffmann 1,377; Brunet 1,497; Dibdin 1,329: 'An excellent and commodious edition'; Moss 1,188; Graesse 1,227; Ebert 1236) (Details: 6 thongs laced through the joints. Frontispiece by I.K. Philips (in Greek letters), depicting an armed and winged Nike crushing 3 ennemies, a black African, an Asian and a European; in the air flies Fama with her trumpet. Title in red & black. Printer's ...

€ 350,00
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ARTICULI DIAETALES. Articuli Diaetales Principatus Transsylvaniae. Hermannstadt (Cibinii), impressit Johannes Barth, (1744) 14 unnumbered leaves. No binding. 32 cm (Details: Woodcut headpiece at the beginning of the text: 2 putti supporting the coat of arms of Transsylvania, or in German Siebenbürgen. On the lower half of the shield, the 7 fortresses on hills are depicted; on the upper part a rising aegle is flanked by the sun and a waxing moon. (See Wikipedia's article: 'Historical coat of arms of Transsylvania') Further woodcut initials, a six page list with the names and functions of 125 Transsylvanian nobles and dignitaries) (Condition: 7 loose gatherings held together with a thread. The edges are slightly thumbed and show some wear and tear. Slightly and partly waterstained. Some foxing. The document was once folded crosswise. 2 small holes in the blank lower margin of leaf B2 and C1 because of wear. The last 3 leaves ...

€ 300,00
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ATHANASIUS & BASILIUS.
ATHANASIUS & BASILIUS.

ATHANASIUS & BASILIUS. Athanasiou dialogoi e', peri tês hagias Triados. Basileiou logoi d' kata dussebous Eunomiou. Anastasiou kai Kurillou ekthesis suntomos tês orthodoksou pisteôs. Athanasii dialogi V, de sancta Trinitate. Basilii libri IIII, adversus impium Eunomium. Anastasii et Cyrilli compendiaria orthodoxae fidei explanatio. Ex interpretatione Th. Bezae. Foebadi, sive Foebadii liber contra Arianos. Quae Athanasii, Anastasii & Cyrilli sunt, & quae Foebadii, nunc primum eduntur. N.pl. (Geneva), Excudebat Henricus Stephanus, 1570. 8vo. (XIV),24;431,(1 blank) p. 18th century vellum 17.5 cm A collection of Trinitarian texts (Ref: GLN-2395; Hoffmann 1,387; Renouard, Estienne p. 133; Graesse 1,243; Butterweck, Athanasius Bibliographie, p. 64/65; Dibdin 1,196: 'scarce and estimable'; not in Brunet) (Details: Two morocco letterpieces on the spine. Boards with gilt borders. Marbled endpapers, ...

€ 1300,00
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ATHENAGORAS & HERMIAS PHILOSOPHUS.
ATHENAGORAS & HERMIAS PHILOSOPHUS.
ATHENAGORAS & HERMIAS PHILOSOPHUS.

ATHENAGORAS & HERMIAS PHILOSOPHUS. Sancti Athenagorae Atheniensis Philosophi Deprecationem (vulgo Legationem) pro Christianis. Edidit M. Io.Gottlieb Lindner, rector Scholae Arnstadiensis. (Bound with:) HERMIOU PHILOSOPHOU DIASURMOS TÔN EXÔ PHILOSOPHÔN. Hermiae Philosophi Gentilium Philosophorum Irrisio. Cum adnotationibus Hier. Wolfii, Thomae Galei, Wilh. Worthii suisque. Graece in usum praelectionum separatim edidit Jo. Christoph. Dommerich, dialect. et philosoph. primae professor P.O. in Academia Helmstadiensi. Langensalza (Longosalissae), Sumptibus Io.Chr. Martini, 1774. Ad 2: Halle (Halae), Apud Carolum Hermannum Hemmerde, 1764. 8vo. 2 volumes in 1: XXXIV,238,(28 index); 108,(3),(1 blank) p. Late 19th century half cloth 17 cm (Ref: Ad 1: Hoffmann 1,400: 'Dem Text sind schätzbare Anmerkungen beigefügt'; Brunet 1,537; Graesse 1,245; Ebert 1322; Ad 2: Hoffmann 2,214; Brunet 3,117: 'Seule ...

€ 180,00
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AUGUSTINUS VENETUS. Inlustrium viror(um) ut exstant in Urbe expressi vultus caelo Augustini Veneti. Romae 1569. Cum Privilegio Sum. Pont. Padua, (Patavii), Prostant apud Mattheaeum Bolzettam de Cadorinis, 1648. Folio. 3 preliminary leaves, 1 folding double-page plate with an armorial engraving, 50 (of 52) full page engraved portraits. Green half morocco (18th century) 29 cm (Ref: Brunet 3,766; Graesse 4,77) (Details: Back gilt with floral ornaments. Marbled endpapers. Page 1 is an engraved architectural title page, with statues on both sides of the title; on top of a monument lie Hercules and a philosopher, supporting the globe, which hovers between them. Page 2 is a portrait engraved by G. Georgi of Ioannes Cottunius, knight of St. George, and 'primus philosophus' at the University of Padua; to him this book has been dedicated. On page 3 the engraved Latin text of that dedication. The folding plate which follows then has in its ...

€ 490,00
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AUGUSTINUS, ANTONIUS & FULVIUS URSINUS. De romanorum gentibus et familiis, Scriptores duo praestantissimi. Lyon (Lugduni), Apud Franciscum Fabrum, 1592. 8vo. VIII,156 p. Calf 24 cm (Ref: USTC 146263; Cicognara 3588) (Details: Back with 5 raised bands. Title printed in red and black. Woodcut printer's mark on the title, depicting a carpenter with hook and plumb line, within an elaborate oval wreath; the motto suits the name of the printer, Faber, and is taken from Horace, Epistulae 2,116: 'tractant fabrilia fabri') (Condition: Binding very scuffed and scratched. Corners bumped. Paper slightly yellowing. Title leaf browned. At the verso of the title has been pasted a bookplate, resulting in some wrinkling and faint stains on the recto side) (Note: This book contains two works on Roman nobility, both of eminent scholars (praestantissimi scriptores). The first work is 'De familiis Romanorum liber singularis' ...

€ 320,00
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AUGUSTINUS. D. Aurelii Augustini Hipp. Episc. libri XIII Confessionum. Ad 3 MSS. Exempl. emendati. Opera et studio H. Sommalii, e Societate Jesu. (Bound with:) Divi Aurelii Augustini Hippon. Episcopi Meditationes, Soliloquia et Manuale. Meditationes B. Anselmi cum tractatu De humani generis redemptione. D. Bernardi, Idiotae viri docti, De amore divino. Omnia ad mss. exemplaria emend. & in meliorem ordin. distributa, opera ac studio R.P. Henrici Sommalii, Societatis Iesu Theologi. Ad 1: Cologne (Coloniae Agrippinae), Apud Balthasarem ab Egmont et Soc., 1683. Ad 2: Cologne, Sumptibus Cornelii ab Egmondt et Sociorum, 1702. 12mo. 2 volumes in 1: 427,(26 index),(3 blank); 410,(22) p. Vellum 12 cm (Ref: Cf. Schoenemann 2,342,& 2,346; Bardenhewer 4,452. STCN suggests that both works were printed in Amsterdam by the publishing house of Blaeu) (Details: 5 thongs laced through the joints. Short title in ink on the back. Engraved titles, the ...

€ 300,00
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AUGUSTINUS. De Belydenisse van S Augustyn. (Nu onlanghs uyt het Latijn in het Duytsch overgeset door eenen Eerweerdigen P. der Societeyt Jesu) Antwerpen, ('t Antwerpen), By Frederick van Metelen, inde Warmoes-straet inde 4 Evangelisten, 1688. 12mo. (XV)(1 blank),365 (recte 363),(1),(4 blank) p. Calf 15 cm (Ref: cf. OiN 106; Not yet in STCV) (Details: Back gilt and with 5 raised bands. Gilt floral motives in the 4 compartments of the back. Engraved title, depicting Augustine leaning against a tree, in the sky 3 angels, one of them calling tolle lege, tolle lege. Printed in Gothic script) (Condition: Back rubbed; foot of spine slightly damaged; a few small wormholes visible in the frontcover; 5 pinpoint wormholes in first gathering, reduced in the second gathering to 3, and in the fouth to 2 wormholes, of which one is in the inner margin/gutter, sometimes nibbling at a letter. Front flyleaf removed. 3 names on the front pastedown) (Note: ...

€ 125,00
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AURELIUS VICTOR, SEXTUS. S. Aurelius Victor, ex recensione J. Arntzenii. Rotterdam (Rotterodami), Apud Looy et Van Spaan, 1804. 12mo. 165,(3 blank) p. Half calf 13 cm (Ref: Schweiger 2,1137) (Details: Back gilt; orange shield on the back, boards marbled) (Condition: Binding worn at the extremes. Bookplate on the front pastedown. Small name on the front flyleaf. Faint and small waterstain at the right lower corner) (Note: Sextus Aurelius Victor, ca. 320-ca. 390 A.D., historian of the Roman Empire. He published his work ca. 361 A.D., the year of the death of the emperor Julian Apostata, who admired Victor, and appointed him praefectus of Pannonia Secunda. In late antiquity his work was combined by an unknown redactor with two other histories to make a continuous history, the so-called Historia Romana, from Augustus to 360. This combined work passed down through the ages under the name of Sextus Aurelius ...

€ 55,00
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AUSONIUS.
AUSONIUS.
AUSONIUS.

AUSONIUS. Decii Ausonii Burdigalensis viri consularis varia opuscula dilegenter recognita. Basel (Basileae), Apud Valentinum Curionem, 1523. 8vo. (XVI),249,(3) p. Early 20th century half vellum 15.5 cm (Ref: VD16 A 4385; Schweiger 2,21: 'nicht ohne krit. Werth'; Fabricius/Ernesti 3,147) (Details: Title with large woodcut borders. Large printer's mark, designed by Hans Holebein, at the end; Holbein worked for Curio from 1521 till 1524. (Heitz/Bernoulli, 'Basler Büchermarken', Strassburg 1895, p. 67, illustration 102)) (Condition: Binding probably early 20th century. Damaged back restored with a strip vellum. Title slightly soiled, and its edges are somewhat thumbed, and its upper margin is somewhat cut short. Name on the title below the imprint. First gathering slightly waterstained. No flyleaves. Paper slightly yellowing) (Note: Decimus Magnus Ausonius of Burdigala (Bordeaux), ca. 310-394, was ...

€ 900,00
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AUSONIUS.
AUSONIUS.
AUSONIUS.
AUSONIUS.

AUSONIUS. D. Magni Ausonii Burdig. viri consularis opera. A Iosepho Scaligero, & Elia Vineto denuo recognita, disposita, & variorum notis illustrata (...) Adiectis variis & locupletissimis indicibus. (Geneve), Typis Iacobi Stoer, 1588. 16mo. 2 volumes in 1: (XXXII),350;247,(1 blank),(14 indices) p. 18th century calf, back recently and decently restored. 13 cm (Ref: GLN-3290; Schweiger 21; Graesse I,259; Smitskamp p. 118) (Details: Back with 4 raised bands, recently and expertly restored. Morocco shield with gilt lettering in second compartment. Boards with blind triple fillet borders. Elaborately blind tooled rectangles on both boards. Edges of the boards gilt, edges of the bookblock dyed red. Title within woodcut borders, right edge of the title slightly cut short. The second volume has a title of its own, it contains 'Iosephi Scaligeri Iul. Caes. F. Ausonianarum lectionum libri duo', to which have been added notes of ...

€ 920,00
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BACON, FRANCIS.
BACON, FRANCIS.
BACON, FRANCIS.
BACON, FRANCIS.

BACON, FRANCIS. Francisci Baronis de Verulamio, Vice-Comitis Sancti Albani De dignitate & argumentis scientiarum, libri IX. ad Regem Suum. Editio nova, cum indice rerum ac verborum locupletissimo. Leiden (Lugd. Batav., Apud Franciscum Moyardum & Adrianum Wijngaerde, 1645. 12mo. (XVI)(II blank),749,(70) p. Calf 12.5 cm (Ref: Willems 1708) (Details: Woodcut printer's mark on the title, depicting a naked man who climbs a palm tree, the motto reads: 'ardua quae pulchra') (Condition: Binding very scuffed, corners bumped; head & tail of spine chafed; lacking the frontispiece; upper margin cut short; bookplate on the front pastedown) (Note: The English philosopher, statesman, scientist and orator Francis Bacon, 1561-1626, first published his 'De dignitate et augmentis scientiarum' in London in 1623, the complete title being: Francisci Baconi Baronis de Verulamio, Vice-Comitis Sancti Albani, de ...

€ 225,00
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BADEN, TORCHILLUS.
BADEN, TORCHILLUS.

BADEN, TORCHILLUS. Torchilli Badenii Jac. fil. Roma Danica, harmoniam atque affinitatem linguae danicae cum lingua romana exhibens. Editio altera priore anni 1699 auctior et emendatior curante Torchillo Badenio pronepote. Copenhagen (Hafniae), Apud C. Steenium, 1835. 8vo. (IV),206 p. Contemporary blue boards 19,5 cm (Small Danish name in ballpoint on titlepage) (Note: Torkel Baden, or Torkil Baden, 1765-1849, 'studied at Göttingen and acquired an interest in art during his travels in Italy. He was professor at Kiel in Holstein (then part of Denmark) and (in 1804-23) at Copenhagen. His published works (such as his dissertation on Philostratus) were partly inspired by his interest in ancient art. He 'had read nearly all the Greek and Latin Classics', but the result of all this reading is inadequately represented in his edition of the Tragedies of Seneca. His edition of his grandfather's 'Roma Danica' brought him into feud ...

€ 90,00
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BAÏF, L. DE.
BAÏF, L. DE.

BAÏF, L. DE. De vasculis libellus, adulescentulorum causa ex Bayfio decerptus, addita vulgari latinarum vocum interpretatione. Paris (Parisiis), Ex officina Roberti Stephani typographi Regii, 1543. (Colophon at the end: 'Excudebat Rob. Stephanus Typographus Regius, Parisiis, an. M.D.XLIII, XIII Cal. Oct.) 8vo. 52,(3 index),(1 blank) p. Half vellum (20th century) 17 cm (Ref: not in Renouard, 'Ann. de l'Impr. des Estienne', see however p. 58, 1543/12: 'Carolus Stephanus, De re Vestiaria, Vascularia et Navali, ex Bayfio. Addita vulgaris linguae interpretatione'; not in Brunet, Graesse, or Ebert) (Details: Printer's Olive tree device of the Stephanus family on the title, motto: 'Noli altum sapere', short for 'Noli altum sapere, sed time', in English 'Donot be high-minded, but fear'. (Epistola Beati Pauli ad Romanos 11,20) (Condition: The right upper corner of the first gathering ...

€ 800,00
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