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Ein kurtzer bericht der gantzen Phisionomey und Ciromancy WITH OVER 80 WOODCUTS

By: BARTHOLOMEO COCLITI

Price: $4,899.99

Publisher: STRASSBURG STRASSBOURG FRANCE, Joanne Gzieninger: 1524

Seller ID: 000427

Condition: Very Good


Printed 1524, ORIGINAL CLASSIC TREATISE OF COCLES ON MEDICINE, PHYSIOGNOMY AND PALM READING (Chiromancy) EXCEEDINGLY RARE EDITION. Not in the American Auction Records for 30 years! FILLED WITH WOODCUTS OF FACES AND THEIR CHARACTERISTICS AS WELL AS CLEARLY MARKED PALMS WITH INSTRUCTIONS FOR READING (approx 80 full page woodcuts of Palms alone!) An extremely rare an important edition of which I cannot readily trace other copies. Thorndike, in his classic 'History of Experi... View more info

TWO [2] ORIGINAL LATE 16TH CENTURY, EARLY 17TH CENTURY MANUSCRIPT VOLUMES OF THE NOTED CATHOLIC THEOLOGIAN: TRACTATUS DE DEO and TRACTATUS DE SACRAMENTIS - SUPERB IN VELLUM

By: JOHN OF SEGOVIA

Price: $9,285.99

Publisher: SEGOVIA SALAMANCA SPAIN ESPANA, 1599

Seller ID: 0001479

Condition: Very Good


On offer is a superb late 16th early 17th Century manuscript book in two volumes being the transcribed works of John of Segovia the influential Catholic Theologian who was a professor at the Spanish University of Salamanca, represented Castille at the Council of Basel, and represented the council in the 1439 Diet of Mainz. He played a large role in the removal of Pope Eugene IV and the placement of Antipope Felix V. Volume One: "Tractatus de Deo" a 333 page work ... View more info

L. FLORI De Gestis Romanorum

By: Lucius Annaeus Florus

Price: $369.99

Publisher: VENICE, ITALY, Francesco Rampazetum: 1559

Seller ID: 000443

Condition: Very Good


L. FLORI De Gestis Romanorum apud Francesco Rampazetum VENICE 1559. Old Latin book by Lucius Annaeus Florus on Roman history printed in Venice in 1559. Pages number: 63 + 212 leaves (424 pages) + 7. Half calf binding with label on spine. VERY FRESH AND CLEAN COPY. Page 89 missing where the seam is coming loose. Size: 4.00 in. x 3.00 in. View more info

SIR THOMAS PECKITT'S PERSONAL COPY: HEBREW GRAMMAR: Thesaurus Linguæ Sanctæ

By: Pagninus

Price: $8,895.99

Publisher: LUGDUNI: 1575

Seller ID: 000429b

Condition: Very Good+


ROYAL FOLIO. PRINTED 1575. ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT HEBREW GRAMMARS EVER COMPILED AND AT THE DISPOSAL OF THE TRANSLATORS OF THE KING JAMES BIBLE From the esteemed 18th century library of Thomas Peckitt, himself the author of Hebrew Grammar and other theological works, with his fine bookplate and signature. It should be noted that this is a very important volume in the Biblical Studies; The Trinitarian Bible Society in their April - June 1979 Quarterly Record cites this ... View more info

POLIBIO HISTORICO GRECO

By: Polybius

Price: $755.99

Publisher: Italy, Gabriel Giolito de' Ferrari: 1564

Seller ID: 000442

Condition: Very Good


POLIBIO HISTORICO GRECO Vinegia - 1564 "The Histories" by the Greek historian Polybius in 17 books, translated into Italian by Lodovico Domenichi. Printed in 1564 by Gabriel Giolito de' Ferrari. PLEASE NOTE: The frontispiece is NOT the original. It is a photocopy done on antique paper. Pages number: reproduction frontispiece + 22 + 546 + registro Half calf binding. Very clean pages. First 8 pages have been reinforced.Size: 8.50 in. x 6.50 in. View more info

1525 ORIGINAL ANCIENT MANUSCRIPT OF CIVIL LAW: 'CORPUS IURIS CIVILIS OF JUSTINIAN'

By: UNKNOWN SCRIVENER

Price: $9,985.99

Publisher: LOMBARDY ITALY, 1525

Seller ID: 0001371

Condition: Good+


On offer is an ancient, very charming and even beautiful, manuscript relic of early civil law and legal procedure, bound in vellum, being the "Corpus Iuris Civilis of Justinian", the Digesta [Digests or Pandects] Books 1 through 38 in condensed form. [All titular headings from 1.1.0 through 38.17.0 with each followed by an abbreviated explanation of the premise. In some instances may also have portions of subsections such as 1.5.6. The text does not contain the e... View more info

1544 VIA CRUCIS - ANCIENT LATIN BOOK - THE TWELVE STATIONS OF THE CROSS - BOOK OF THE CRUXIFICTION WITH EXTENSIVE HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT NOTES

By: UNKNOWN.

Price: $1,545.99

Publisher: 1544

Seller ID: 000635

Condition: Good+


On offer is a superb ancient book VIA CRUCIS [Way of the Cross; Twelve Stations of the Cross]. "Domini Redemptoris ac Salvatoris Nostri Jesu Christim." Twenty-nine [29] printed pages detail the 12 stations of the Cross in the Cruxifiction of Jesus. Pagination begins at page 3 through page 32. Original binding, 4 bands, 5 compartments and while the original title page has been removed there are four [4] manuscript pages including a simple but beautifully handwrit... View more info