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Datum der Auktion: 08.06.2011

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PETRUS DE ALLIACO, TRACTATUS ET SERMONES, [BRUSSELS, NOT AFTER 1483

Alliaco, Petrus de. TRACTATUS ET SERMONES. [BRUSSELS: FRATRES VITAE COMMUNIS, BETWEEN 9 JUNE 1481 AND 1483], 272 LEAVES (OF 274), DOUBLE COLUMN, 39 LINES, GOTHIC TYPE, 2- TO 8-LINE INITIALS SUPPLIED IN RED, RED PARAPHS AND INITIAL-STROKES, BLANK LEAVES S7-8 WITH EXTRA TEXT SUPPLIED IN CONTEMPORARY

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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ANTONINUS FLORENTINUS, CONFESSIONALE, 1470

Antoninus Florentinus, Saint. CONFESSIONALE [OMNIS MORTALIUM CURA, IN ITALIAN, WITH OTHER TRACTS]. [NORTH ITALY (MILAN?): PRINTER OF THE CONFESSIONALE, C. 1470] 4to (229 x 160mm.), 102 leaves, 28 lines, Roman letter, seventeenth-century vellum, later lettering-piece, i1 slightly stained, small

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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ARISTOTLE, [WORKS IN GREEK], VENICE, 1495, ONE VOL ONLY

Aristotle. ORGANON[GREEK]. VENICE: ALDUS MANUTIUS, 1 NOVEMBER 1495. Editio princeps, volume 1 only, folio (296 x 198mm.), 234 leaves, 31 lines, Greek and Roman letter, woodcut initials and head-pieces, woodcut diagram, eighteenth-century red morocco gilt, later slipcase, first initial and head-piece

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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BIBLE, LATIN. VENICE: OCTAVIANUS SCOTUS, 1480

Bible, Latin. BIBLIA LATINA. VENICE: OCTAVIANUS SCOTUS, 31 MAY 1480 4to (202 x 143mm.), 419 leaves (without first blank and final 38 leaves, "Interpretationes hebraicorum nominum", b5-b6 lacking but supplied in a contemporary hand), 52 lines, double column, gothic type, 3- to 5-line initial spaces

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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BAPTISTA MANTUANUS AND OTHER TRACTS, 1490S, INCLUDING AN EARLY WORK ON...

Baptista Mantuanus. DE MUNDI CALAMITATIBUS EARUMQUE CUM CAUSIS TUM REMEDIIS. DEVENTER: RICHARD PAFRAET, 22 NOVEMBER 1497, 54 LEAVES, 30 LINES, GOTHIC LETTER, 2- AND 3-LINE INITIAL SPACES WITH PRINTED GUIDES, [HCR 2383; GW 3251: THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED COPY IN THE BRITISH ISLES] Baptista Mantuanus

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 15.000 £ - 20.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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EUSEBIUS, HISTORIA ECCLESIASTICA, MANTUA, 1479

Eusebius Caesariensis. HISTORIA ECCLESIASTICA [TRANSLATED BY RUFINUS AQUILEIENSIS]. MANTUA: JOHANNES SCHALLUS, [NOT BEFORE 15] JULY 1479 Chancery folio (301 x 195mm.), 171 leaves (of 172, without final blank), 34 lines, Roman letter, 3- to 6-line initial spaces with printed guides, other 2-line

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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GUIDO DE MONTE ROCHEN, MANIPULUS CURATORUM, BOLOGNA, 1480

Guido de Monte Rochen. MANIPULUS CURATORUM. BOLOGNA: JOHANNES DE NÖRDLINGEN, 8 APRIL 1480 4to (184 x 125mm.), 154 leaves (of 156), 26 lines, Gothic letter, 2- to 6-line initial spaces, initials and paraphs supplied in red, seventeenth-century mottled calf, gilt fillet border, flat spine gilt with

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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LACTANTIUS, OPERA, VENICE, 1472

Lactantius, Lucius Coelius Firmianus. OPERA; EPITHOMON. VENICE: VINDELINUS DE SPIRA, 1472 Median folio (320 x 218mm.), 198 + 7 (of 8) leaves, 41 lines, roman type with some sentences in Greek, 5- and 6-line painted florentine initials in red, blue and green with white vine stem decoration, 2-line

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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REGIOMONTANUS, TABULAE DIRECTIONUM, AUGSBURG, 1490

Regiomontanus, Joannes. TABULAE DIRECTIONUM ET PROFECTIONUM [EDITED BY JOANNES ANGELUS]. AUGSBURG: ERHARD RATDOLT, 2 JANUARY 1490 4to (212 x 150mm.), 140 leaves (of 156), 40 lines, Gothic letter, white-on-black woodcut initials, woodcut printer's device in red on final recto, nineteenth-century half

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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SCHEDEL, LIBER CHRONICARUM. NUREMBERG: KOBERGER, 1493

Schedel, Hartmann. LIBER CHRONICARUM CU[M] FIGURIS ET YMAGI[NI]BUS AB INICIO MU[N]DI. NUREMBERG: ANTON KOBERGER FOR SEBALD SCHREYER AND SEBASTIAN KAMMERMEISTER, 12 JULY 1493 first edition, imperial folio (479 x 322mm.), 305 leaves (of 326, without 19-leaf index and 2-leaf map of Europe), 64 lines

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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SUETONIUS, VITAE XII CAESARUM, ROME, 1470

Suetonius Tranquillus, Gaius. VITAE XII CAESARUM [EDITED BY JOANNES ANDREAE, BISHOP OF ALERIA]. ROME: CONRAD SWEYNHEYM AND ARNOLD PANNARTZ, [AFTER 30 AUGUST] 1470 Learn more about Lot 186 Median folio (333 x 225mm.), 107 leaves (of 108, without final blank), roman type with some words in Greek type

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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ARISTIDES, ORATIONES, FLORENCE, 1517

Aristides, Publius Aelius. LOGOI[GREEK]. ORATIONES. FLORENCE: FILIPPO GIUNTA, 20 MAY 1517 First complete edition in greek, folio (298 x 198mm.), large woodcut device on verso of final leaf (otherwise blank), sixteenth-century blind-stamped calf over pasteboard, title-page lightly soiled, light

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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EUSTATHIUS, COMMENTARII, ROME, 1542, FUGGER'S COPY

Eustathius, Archbishop of Thessalonica. PAREKBOLAI EIZ THN OMNROU ILIADA[GREEK] [COMMENTARII IN HOMERI ILIADEM]. ROME: ANTONIO BLADO, 1542 First edition, volume 1 only (of 4), folio (327 x 223mm.), woodcut device on title-page, a few woodcut diagrams, with 2 blank leaves [pp.506-509], contemporary

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 7.000 £ - 10.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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A COLLECTION OF 6 BOOKS FROM FUGGER'S LIBRARY.

Fugger, Marcus. A SELECTION OF SIX BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF MARCUS FUGGER, COMPRISING: Albinus. Alcinoi philosphi platonici De doctrina platonis liber. Paris: Michel de Vascosan, 1533--Aristophanes. Aristofanous eutrapelwtatu kwmwdiai[Greek]. Frankfurt: Peter Braubach, 1544--Caesarius, Johannes

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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MARULIC, LIVRO INSIGNE DAS FLORES E PERFEIÇOENS DAS VIDAS DOS GLORIOSOS...

Marulic, Marko. LIVRO INSIGNE DAS FLORES E PERFEIÇOENS DAS VIDAS DOS GLORIOSOS SANCTOS (TRANSLATED BY MARCOS DA SILVA, BISHOP OF OPORTO). LISBON: FRANCISCO CORREA, 1579 4to (263 x 178mm.), title within woodcut frame, woodcut initials, some historiated, old calf, spine gilt, title shaved at head

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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OECUMENIUS, BISHOP OF TRICCA. EXPOSITIONES ANTIQUAE AC VALDE...

Oecumenius, Bishop of Tricca. EXHGHSEIS PALAIAI[GREEK] ... EXPOSITIONES ANTIQUAE AC VALDE UTILES [EDITED BY BERNARDINUS DONATUS]. VERONA: STEFANO DEI NICOLINI DI SABBIO AND BROTHERS, 1532 Folio (323 x 207mm.), some printing in red, woodcut headpieces, initials alla greca, contemporary calf, lacking

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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PATRIZI, ENNEAS DE REGNO & REGIS INSTITUTIONE. PARIS, 1519

Patrizi, Francesco, Bishop of Gaetano. ENNEAS DE REGNO & REGIS INSTITUTIONE [EDITED BY J. SAVIGNY]. PARIS: PIERRE VIDOUE FOR GALLIOT DU PRÉ, MAY 1519 Folio (341 x 210mm.), title in red and black, woodcut printer's device on title, woodcut initials, contemporary dark brown calf with gilt arabesque

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 7.000 £ - 10.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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PONTIFICALE ROMANUM, VENICE: 1572

Pontifical. PONTIFICALE ROMANUM AD OMNES PONTIFICIAS CEREMONIAS... ACCOMMODATUM. VENICE: LUCA-ANTONIO GIUNTA, 1572 Folio (360 x 238mm.), double column, title and text printed in red and black, printer's device on title and last leaf, typeset musical notation, woodcuts, contemporary Venetian red

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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STRADA, IMPERATORUM ROMANORUM, 1559

Strada, Jacobus de. IMPERATORUM ROMANORUM OMNIUM ORIENTALIUM ET OCCIDENTALIUM VERISSIMAE IMAGINES. ZURICH: ANDREAS GESNER, 1559 Folio (474 x 360mm.), title within woodcut border, 118 woodcut portraits of emperors within borders, woodcut border on every text page, seventeenth-century vellum, small

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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VASARI, LE VITE DE' PIU ECCELLENTI PITTORI, SCULTOR, E ARCHITETTORI...

Vasari, Giorgio. LE VITE DE' PIU ECCELLENTI PITTORI, SCULTORI, E ARCHITETTORI. FLORENCE: GIUNTI, 1568 2 volumes (vols 1 and 3 only), 4to (224 x 145mm.), architectural title borders in each volume incorporating a view of Florence, allegorical woodcut on first title verso repeated on last page of

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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ZEHENDTER VON ZEHENDTGRUEB, PAUL. ORDENTLICHE BESCHREIBUNG. DILLINGEN...

Zehendter von Zehendtgrueb, Paul. ORDEN[T]LICHE BESCHREIBUNG MIT WAS STATTLICHEN CEREMONIEN UND ZIERLICHHEITEN, DIE RÖM. KAY. MAY... DEN ORDEN DESS GULDIN FLÜSS, IN DIESEM 85. JAHR ZU PRAG UND LANDSHUT EMPFANGEN... DILLINGEN: JOHANN MAYER, 1587 4to (190 x 140 mm), title printed in red and black, 13

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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HANS BOL, EMBLEMATA EVANGELICA, 1585, AND OTHER SIMILAR WORKS

Bol, Hans and Adrian Collaert. EMBLEMATA EVANGELICA AD XII SIGNA COELESTIA SIVE TOTIDEM ANNI MENSES ACCOMMODATA. [ANTWERP]: SADELER, 1585, ENGRAVED TITLE BY GIOVANNI TERMINI, 12 ENGRAVED PLATES BY ADRIEN COLLAERT AFTER BOL, PLATE 12 WITH ONE WORD OF THE CAPTION CORRECTED IN A CONTEMPORARY HAND

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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BLONDEL, COURS D'ARCHITECTURE. PARIS, 1675

Blondel, François. COURS D'ARCHITECTURE ENSEIGNÉ DANS L'ACADEMIE ROYALE D'ARCHITECTURE. PARIS: LAMBERT ROULLAND FOR PIERRE AUBOIN AND FRANÇOIS CLOUZIER, 1675-1683 5 parts in 3 volumes, folio (366 x 244mm.), engraved frontispiece to Part 1 by Simon de la Bossière, engraved half-titles to Parts 2-3

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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KUECHLER, REPRAESENTATIO DER FUERSTLICHEN AUFFZUG UND RITTERSPIL...

Küchler, Balthasar. REPRAESENTATIO DER FÜRSTLICHEN AUFFZUG UND RITTERSPIL. [SCHWÄBISCH GMÜND: KÜCHLER, 1611] Oblong folio (287 x 345mm.), engraved title-page, letterpress dedication leaf, 241 engraved plates in 30 separately-numbered series (some folding, some pasted together to form folding

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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LE PETIT. LA GRANDE CHRONIQUE ANCIENNE ET MODERNE. DORDRECHT: 1601

Le Petit, Jean François. LA GRANDE CHRONIQUE ANCIENNE ET MODERNE, DE HOLLANDE, SELANDE, WEST-FRISE, UTRECHT, FRISE, OVERYSSEL & GROENINGEN, JUSQUES À LA FIN DE L'AN 1600. DORDRECHT: JACOB CANIN (SECOND VOLUME: GUILLAUME GUILLEMOT) FOR THE AUTHOR, 1601 2 volumes, folio (305 x 190 mm), 2 engraved

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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GREEK BOOKS, 5 VOLUMES

Greek books--Apollonius Rhodius. ARGONAUTICA (EDITED BY R.F.P. BRUNCK). STRASSBURG: BAUER AND TREUTTEL, 1780, 8VO (187 X 106MM.), CONTEMPORARY CITRON MOROCCO COVERS, THE CORNERPIECES AND SPINE IN RED MOROCCO, OVERALL GILT FLORAL BORDERS AND CORNERS, SPINE GILT IN COMPARTMENTS, GILT EDGES Sophocles

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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GREEK BOOKS FROM THE BODONI PRESS, 11 VOL.

Greek books. A COLLECTION OF 11 VOLUMES WITH GREEK TEXT, INCLUDING: Hesiod. Opera omnia. [Parma: ex regio parmensi typographio, 1785], 4to, contemporary speckled calf, gilt--Theocritus. Mosxou, kai biwnos eidullia panta [Greek]. [Parma: in aeidbus Palatinis, 1792], 4to, later calf

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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LA FONTAINE, FABLES CHOISIES, 1755-59, 4 VOLS

La Fontaine, Jean de. FABLES CHOISIES. PARIS: CHEZ DESAINT & SAILLANT, & DURAND, 1755-1759 4 volumes, folio (459 x 306mm.), engraved frontispiece and 275 plates after Oudry, engraved by Aubert and others (that for "Le singe et le léopard" before letters), contemporary mottled calf gilt, a few inner

Los #: 35

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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LA FONTAINE, CONTES ET NOUVELLES, 1762, 2 VOL

La Fontaine, Jean de. CONTES ET NOUVELLES EN VERS. AMSTERDAM, 1762. 2 volumes, 8vo (177 x 110mm.), "Fermiers-généraux" edition, engraved portrait of La Fontaine and Eisen by Rigaud and Fiquet, 80 plates by Eisen engraved by Aliamet and others, 4 vignettes and 53 culs-de-lampe by Choffard

Los #: 36

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011

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MAHZOR. VENICE: 1731. ORNAMENTAL SILVER BINDING.

Mahzor. MAHZOR [FESTIVAL PRAYERS], FOR ANNUAL CYCLE ACCORDING TO THE CUSTOM IN ITALY. VENICE: [BRAGADINA?], 1731 8vo (165 x 110mm.), eighteenth-century heavy ornamental silver binding in relief, with all-over floral and foliate ornamental design, central lozenges on both covers, the upper showing

Los #: 37

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 08.06.2011