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Metamorphoseos, sive de asino aureo libri undecim
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Metamorphoseos, sive de asino aureo libri undecim

By Lucius Apuleius Madaurensis

Paris: Simon de Colines, 1536. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Early (ca early 17th century) full vellum, a few light stains, inner joint cracked but binding sound. Light occasional browning internally, a few marginalia cropped, rear endpaper and board lightly wormed; a nice copy. [8], 159, [25] leaves An attractive Parisian edition of the Metamorphosis printed in Colines' fine Italic throughout. Printed while he was working at the University of Paris after he had taken over Henri Estienne's press (and married his widow). Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; Philosophy. Inventory No: 046910.

$1100.00

Introductiones Apotelesmaticae in Physiognomiam, Astrologiamnaturalem, Complexiones hominum, Naturas Planetarum [with] Discorso Di Livio Agrippa Sopra La Natura, Et Complesione humana [with] La Metoposcopia Overo Commensuratione Delle Linee Della Fonte
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Introductiones Apotelesmaticae in Physiognomiam, Astrologiamnaturalem, Complexiones hominum, Naturas Planetarum [with] Discorso Di Livio Agrippa Sopra La Natura, Et Complesione humana [with] La Metoposcopia Overo Commensuratione Delle Linee Della Fonte

By Indagine, Johann; Gulglielmo Gratarolo; Pomponio Gaurico; Livio Agrippa da Monteferrato; and Ciro Spontone [Spontoni]

Strassburg: Lazarus Zetzner, 1630. Later Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Contemporary vellum, discolored. Three works bound in one. 384pp; 30pp; 109 (3)pp, in text illustration in the final work, folding table in the second. Published 1630, 1621 (Giorgio Valentini, Venice) and 1651 (Giovanni Imberti, Venice). Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Philosophy; Inventory No: 046909.

$850.00

Operum Moralium et Civilium
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Operum Moralium et Civilium

By Bacon Francis

London: Edward Girffin, 1638. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. 18th/19th c. speckled calf, rebacked, portrait laid down on an added endpaper, title worn at edges, clean otherwise and unmarked. The first Latin edition, first issue (without the added 3rd part from unsold sheets of Novum Organum) of Bacon's collected works. [xiv] 148 [iv] 153-263 [vii] 271-324 [x] 335- 349 [iii] 353-386 [xvi] 475pp. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Philosophy; Science & Technology. Inventory No: 046697.

$1200.00

Corpus Doctrinae Christianae. Quae est summa orthodoxi et catholici dogmatis complectens..
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Corpus Doctrinae Christianae. Quae est summa orthodoxi et catholici dogmatis complectens..

By Melanchthon Philip

Leipzig: Sax, 1572. Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Contemporary full rolled pigskin, remains of clasps, much darkened, but still sound and attractive. Old and copious notes on endpapers and title, a few notes in preface, botton of front endpaper excised, modest general browning and scattered foxing, old ink burn through first few pages touching some letters but no affecting sense. (22), 888pp. A nice copy in an original binding. First published in 1560, Melanchthon's Corpus was a posthumous collection of his works that was used as a sort of Lutheran Catechism and as such, was one of the guiding documents of early Lutheranism. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Religion & Theology; Philosophy. Inventory No: 046455.

$1500.00

Omnia, quae hucusque ad manus nostras pervenerunt, latina opera quorum aliqua nunc primum in lucem prodeunt, reliqua verò multo quàm antea castigatiora
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Omnia, quae hucusque ad manus nostras pervenerunt, latina opera quorum aliqua nunc primum in lucem prodeunt, reliqua verò multo quàm antea castigatiora

By More Thomas

Leuven: Joannes Bogardus, 1566. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Later but old paneled calf, worn, rebacked, library marks to base of spine, small perforated stamp to title, library bookplate inside front cover, old catalog entry on endpaper, scattered notes in an early hand, small contemporary drawing of a book on the title, browning and soiling at page edges early on and at the end, small tear to last page not touching text, scattered staining, heavier to a few pages early on; clean overall and still about very good. An early issue of the 1st collected Latin edition of the complete works, first published in 1565 and appearing in a few states with either Bogardus or Petrus Zangrius as the publisher. Lacking the portrait (which may have appeared in a small number of copies) as usual. In a clamshell box. (6), 136 leaves. Front and rear blanks intact. Contains Utopia, History of Richard the Third, and other works. Printed in columns. Brunet III 1892 (stating that Utopia does not appear). Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; Philosophy. Inventory No: 046451.

$2500.00

Gulden-Spiegel, Ofte, Opweckinghe tot Christelijcke Deuchden...[with] Thamars-Ontschakingh, of, de verdoolde liefde van Amnon
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Gulden-Spiegel, Ofte, Opweckinghe tot Christelijcke Deuchden...[with] Thamars-Ontschakingh, of, de verdoolde liefde van Amnon

By Mayvogel Jacob

Hoorn: Arent Jansz Chalon, 1646. First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Contemporary overlapping vellum, modest discoloration and soiling, but sound. Spine darkened, remains of labels, bookplate on pastedown and endpaper. Two works in one, the second unpaginated and dated 1647 on the separate title; printed in a mix of black letter and Roman type faces. (8), 252, (60)pp. The first edition of a popular and much reprinted book of moral tales about violence. 15 engravings in the first work, 3 in the second (and a vignette on the title) and an extra engraved title to Gulden-Spiegel. As here, it was often paired with Mayvogel's life of Amnon (apparently present here in the second edition, first published in 1646). No other copies of the first edition located in OCLC or auction records. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Philosophy; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 046444.

$2000.00

Les Trois livres de Seneque de la Colere
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Les Trois livres de Seneque de la Colere

By Seneque (Seneca)

Paris: J. Mettaier, 1585. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Full 18th century calf, modest wear, a few small worm holes near the spine. Minor foxing and soiling, hand ruled throughout, engraved title - a very attractive vernacular edition of Seneca. Ex-libris of Mr. Le Baron d'Heiss. [7], 42, [2 blanks], 61, [1, blank], 73, leaves, with front and rear blanks present. Size: Octavo (8vo). Previous owner's book-plate inside front cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Philosophy; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 046175.

$1100.00

Sermones Sive Disputationes XLI
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Sermones Sive Disputationes XLI

By Tyrius Maximus

Paris: Henici Stephani (Estienne), 1557. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Later polished calf, spine cracked, boards detached, shaken, minor foxing, plate stamp of Nicholas Lane on endpaper, scattered neat notes in an early hand, otherwise very good internally - a nice clean copy, volume 1 in Greek, 2 in Latin set in largely in a fine italic typeface. [8], 363pp; [16], 320pp. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Philosophy; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 046174.

$1100.00

Frantisek Drtikol. Panorama: Edice Fotografie - Osobnosti
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Frantisek Drtikol. Panorama: Edice Fotografie - Osobnosti

By Frantisek Drtikol

Prague, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine Condition/Near Fine. Slight wear to jacket Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Philosophy; Inventory No: 046169.

$50.00

Isocratis Rhetoris Atheniensis Orationes et Epistolae
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Isocratis Rhetoris Atheniensis Orationes et Epistolae

By Isocrates

Paris: Michaelis Vascosani, 1553. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Full contemporary vellum, soiled but sound. Attractive floral pastepaper pastedowns. Light foxing here and there, first and last blanks a little soiled, over opened at 288/289 but sound otherwise. An attractively printed early French Isocrates. [10], 510, [2, blank], [39]pp with front and rear blanks intact. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Philosophy; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 046098.

$1100.00

De Veritate Religionis Christianae
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De Veritate Religionis Christianae

By Grotius Hugo

Leiden: Joannes Maire, 1629. Second Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Full contemporary vellum, old stain on the rear board, light foxing in a few spots internally, old note to endpaper; very clean overall. The second enlarged edition of the Latin version first published in 1627 (the first Dutch edition was 1622). 233 (7)pp. One of Grotius's most enduring and popular works - it was translated extensively and used as a Protestant textbook in Europe and in missionary work abroad. Size: duodecimo (12mo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Religion & Theology; Philosophy. Inventory No: 045797.

$450.00

Apologie Des Lettres Provinciales Du Louis De Montalte; Contre La Deriere Reponse Des PP. Jesuites, Intitulee Entretiens De Cleandre Et D'Eudoxe
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Apologie Des Lettres Provinciales Du Louis De Montalte; Contre La Deriere Reponse Des PP. Jesuites, Intitulee Entretiens De Cleandre Et D'Eudoxe

By [Blaise Pascal]. Mathieu Petit-Didier

Rouen & Delft: Hendrik van Rhyn, 1697. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Full contemporary calf, worn at edges and hinges, scattered foxing and light stains, old notes and a doodle to endpapers. [2], 2-344, [4]; [8], 336, [4], 12 pp A response to Blaise Pascal's 'Provinciales' which appeared under the pseudonym of Louis de Montalte, they were published at Cologne in 1657 Size: duodecimo (12mo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Religion & Theology; Philosophy. Inventory No: 045799.

$125.00

Centum Ptolemaei Sententiae Ad Syrum Fratrem A Pontano E Graeco In Latinum Tralatae, Atque Expositae. Eiusdem Pontani Libri XIIII. De Reb. Coeslestibus. Liber Etiam De Luna Imperfectus
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Centum Ptolemaei Sententiae Ad Syrum Fratrem A Pontano E Graeco In Latinum Tralatae, Atque Expositae. Eiusdem Pontani Libri XIIII. De Reb. Coeslestibus. Liber Etiam De Luna Imperfectus

By Pontano, Giovanni Giovaino (Pontanus, Joannes Jovius); Ptolemaeus,Claudius (Ptolemy)

Venice: Aldus & Andreas Torresano, 1519. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Contemporary calf, worn, paneled with a central Venetian device. Corners worn through, rubbing to hinges, old paper spine labels, lacking ties, but sound overall. Very light dampstain in top margin in latter sections, scattered very minor foxing, heavier to endpapers, but generally bright and clean. 301, (19) leaves. Ahmanson-Murphy 183, Adams P1860 The first Aldine edition of Pontano's commentary on the Ptolemaic Centiloquium and Pontano's De rebus coelestibus, two of the central astrological texts of the Renaissance. This volume was meant to complement the two volume edition of Pontano's works published by Aldine the year previous. Size: Quarto (4to). Previous owner's signature in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Philosophy. Inventory No: 045673.

$3500.00

De consolation philosophiae [with] de disciplina scholarium
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De consolation philosophiae [with] de disciplina scholarium

By Boëthius, Anicius Manlius Severinus ; Waleys (Wallensis), Thomas (commentary: attrib. to Thomas Aquinas)

Venice: Johannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis, 1491. Early Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Later, likely 19th century, paper boards, spine worn. Staining and browning, mostly early on, scattered stains elsewhere, some discoloration and worming in the inner margin, minor loss of at the bottom in the gutter of the first few leaves, repair to bottom margin of second leaf, scattered early marginal notes early on. Mostly clean otherwise and still very good overall. Extracted from the first complete edition of Boëthius's Opera, foliated (iv), 160-250 with a few errors, but complete. The commentary is attributed to Aquinas but is thought to be by Thomas Waleys (1318-1349). Printed in Venice in two parts in 1491 and 1492 (Part one was printed in 1492), and reprinted with a third part also by Gregorius in 1497/98. Often described as the single most important work in the development of medeival and Renaissance Christianity. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Incunabula; Philosophy. Inventory No: 045657.

$5000.00

Horsemeat, Pferdefleisch
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Horsemeat, Pferdefleisch

By Bukowski Charles

Munchen: Albrecht Knaus, 1987. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Near Fine. Michael Montfort. First German edition, signed by Bukowski with a small drawing on the title page. Slight creasing to jacket. Size: Folio. Illustrator: Michael Montfort. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Philosophy; Signed by Author. Inventory No: 045655.

$450.00

La Sentencia Indeterminada
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La Sentencia Indeterminada

By Asua L. Jimenez

Madrid: Hijos de Reus, 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine Condition. Pebbled green cloth, original wraps bound in. Light browning to pages, otherwise unmarked. xxxiv, 189pp. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Philosophy; Inventory No: 045508.

$100.00

Cartas de un Presbitero Español
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Cartas de un Presbitero Español

By Astengo Lorenzo

Madrid: Cano, 1798. Second Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Full sheep, spine rubbed and worn, hinges weak, still sound and very good internally. Enlightenment minded work critical of the inquisition. 175pp Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Religion & Theology; Philosophy. Inventory No: 045492.

$50.00

El Espiritu del Telemaco ó Maximas y Reflexiones Politicas y Morales
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El Espiritu del Telemaco ó Maximas y Reflexiones Politicas y Morales

By García de Arrieta Agustín

Madrid: Benito cano, 1796. First Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. Rebound in 1/4 red leather over red cloth, scattered light foxing and browning, but quite clean and crisp overall. A very nice copy of the first edition by the writer, thinker and brother to the celebrated physician - xxxii, 234pp. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Philosophy; Inventory No: 045467.

$125.00

Les Characteres des Passions
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Les Characteres des Passions

By de la Chambre Marin Cureau

Paris: Pierre Rocolet, 1648. Second Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. 2 volumes in 19th century morocco backed marbled boards. Modest wear at corners, spines rubbed with some damage at tops of spines. Light browning early on, scattered foxing and faint waterstains, a bit of marginal worming to a few spots, not touching any text, old signatures to titles, title and frontis loose and possible reattached when rebound - nice, wide margined copies, attractive frontispiece in volume one. Volume one is the second edition, volume two the first. [24],387,[1];[10],468,80pp. Graesse IV 62. La Chambre, physician to Louis XIII, wrote a number of influential works on medical and philosophical subjects. Size: Octavo (8vo). 2-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Philosophy; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 045421.

$450.00

De Coelorum Animatione ex Theologis et Philosophis Collectanea cum Resolutione Catholica
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De Coelorum Animatione ex Theologis et Philosophis Collectanea cum Resolutione Catholica

By D'Espence Claude

Paris: Michaëlem Sonnium, 1571. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition. Later paste paper boards, spine faded, old private library label to cover and stamps to title and endpaper. Mild scattered foxing and browning, small worm trail in the margin in the preliminaries.(xiv), (2), 136, (14)pp. A moderate Catholic humanist and follower of Erasmus, D'Espence was involved in the discussions leading up to the Council of Trent and was present at the council itself. The volume closed with a poem, Stillicidium. Scarce. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Religion & Theology; Philosophy. Inventory No: 045406.

$900.00

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