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DIALOGO DI M. LODOVICO DOLCE, nel quale si ragiona del modo di accrescere e conservar la memoria. by DOLCE, Lodovico.:

(In Venetia: appresso Gio. Battista, et Marchio Sessa fratelli, 1552 (for 1562).. FIRST EDITION 1562 (printed in error on the colophon as 1552), Italian text, 8vo, approximately 155 x 100 mm, 6 x 4 inches, LACKING TITLE PAGE and three following leaves, n...

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Les conceptions très excellentes et divines de Hierosme Garembert et d'autres dignes autheurs par lui recueillies pour escrire & Deuiser familierement a toutes personnes. by GARIMBERTI, Girolamo

1586 RARE Italian Renaissance CYNIC Sayings Philosophy Garimberti Conceptions Collection of rare cynical conceptions and sayings by Italian philosopher Girolamo Garimberti, published in French. Garimberti was a 16th-century Italian Bishop of Gallese kno...

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Epistolarum selectarum centuria prima [–quinta] miscellanea. by Lipsius, Justus

Antwerp: Ex officina Plantiana, apud Ioannem Moretum; viduam & filios Ioannis Moreti, 1605–14. 4to (25.8 cm, 10.2"). 5 parts in one vol. [4] ff., 119, [1] pp.; [121]–213, [3] pp.; [4] ff., 108, [4] pp.; [6] ff., 83, [5] pp.; [6] ff., 11...

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Vindiciae arboris genealogicae augustae gentis Carolino-Boicae, contra sistema authoris geneographi, qui in arbore genealogica ante paucos annos cupro incisa serenissimorum Bojorum principum fundatorem ponit Luitpoldum, et abrupta penitus arbore, negat Carolum Magnum . . by WILHELM, Ignatius Franciscus Xaverius de

Monachii [Munich]: Typis Mariæ Magdalenæ Riedlin, 1730. First Edition. Full Leather. First Edition of an important genealogical work dedicated to Prince-Elector Charles Albert (later Holy Roman Emperor Charles VII), tracing the descent of the Wittelsba...

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Proverbs in Jests or the Tales of Cornazano, XVth Century. by Cornazzano, Antonio, ca. 1429-ca. 1489

[Paris] Isidore Liseux, 1888. Hard Cover. xxiii, [1], 216 pages; 16.5 cm. Title in red & black; text in Italian & English on facing pages; fine paper. The DBI article (29: 123-132) by P. Farenga dates the original Latin text of these proverbs to April 14...

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Vie Militaire et Religieuse au Moyen Age et a l'Epoque de la Renaissance. by Paul Lacroix

Military and religious life in Europe in the middle ages and the Renaissance by noted French bibliographer and author, Paul Lacroix or Bibliophile Jacob (1807-1884). Chapters include Military Orders, Charitable Orders, the Crusades, Chivalry, Heresies, th...

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Stephani Curcellaei opera theologica, quorum pars praecipua institutio religionis Christianae. Cum indicibus necessariis. by De Courcelles, Étienne

Amstelodami: Apud Danielem Elservirium, 1675. Folio (31 cm, 12.2"). [18] ff., 1028, [34] pp. Sole edition of theological works by the => leader of the Remonstrants (who was also a personal friend of Descartes). Courcelles, a minister at Amiens, be...

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Les essais : de Michel Seigneur de Montaigne. Nouvelle edition, faite sur les plus anciennes & les plus correctes : augmentée de quelques lettres de l'auteur ; ... Avec de courtes remarques ; & de nouveaux indices by MONTAIGNE, Michel de

1724 French Essays of Michel Montaigne France Renaissance Philosophy Humanism "The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself." ― Michel de Montaigne, Essays First published in 1580, the Essays of Michel de Montaigne were a colle...

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Il Petrarca con nuove spositioni, nelle quali, oltre l'altre cose, si dimostra qual fusse il vero giorno & l'hora del suo innamoramento, insieme alcune molto vtili & belle annotationi d'intorno alle regole della lingua toscana, e vna conserua di tutte le sue rime ridotte co'versi interi sotto le lettere vocali. by PETRARCH, Francesco

1574 Rime of Petrarch Italian Renaissance Poetry Ridolfi & Cambi Petrarca RARE "Books have led some to learning and others to madness." ― Francesco Petrarch Petrarch was a 14th-century Italian humanist known for his discovery of the letters of Cicero...

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LE MARAVIGLIE DELL'ARTE, Overo Le Vite de gl'Illustri Pittori Veneti, e dello Stato. Ove sono raccolte le opere insigni, i costumi, & i ritratti loro. Con la narratione delle Historie, delle Favole, e dell Moralita da quelli dipinte. by RIDOLFI, Carlo. ( Rodolphus, Carolus).:

Venezia, Gio. Battista Sgava, 1648.. Two Volumes, complete set, FIRST EDITIONS 1648, small 4to, approximately 220 x 155 mm, 8½ x 6¼ inches, engraved pictorial title page in each volume drawn by the author, plus letterpress title with printer's device i...

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Machiavelli's Political Discourses Upon the First Decade of Livy. Interspersed with Various Reflections by Wickliffe, Robert, 1815?-1850. Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527

Louisville: Prentice & Weissinger, 1840. Soft Cover. 29 p.; 22 cm. The first text of Machiavelli published in the United States and a very rare book.Early Kentucky printing.   Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527. Discorsi sopra la prima deca di Tito Li...

From The Owl at the Bridge


Opere Burlesche di M. Francesco Berni con Annotazioni, e con un Saggio delle sue Lettere Piacevoli by Berni, Francesco, 1497 or 8-1535

Milano: Societá Tipografica de' Classici Italiani, 1806. Hard Cover. viii, 230, [1] pages; 21 cm. "The long series of Italian humorous poets reaches its apex in the Florentine Francesco Berni. The active years of his life were spent chiefly in Rome, in ...

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Collezione dei monumenti sepolcrali del cimitero di Bologna by Giovanni Zecci

In 2 volumes. All pages tight, a little foxing and age-darkening, a couple of small tears, page edges age-soiled, particularly on top. Monumental sculptures in the cemetery of Bologna, formerly the Certosa – Zecchi's famous and rare work of Bolognese h...

From Setton Book Collection


Drawings and Studies by Raffaelle Sanzio in the University Galleries, Oxford. by Sanzio, Raffaelle. Etched and engraved by Joseph Fisher

George Bell and Sons, London, 1879. printed by Charles Whittingham at the Chiswick Press. New revised and enlarged edition of the drawings of Raffaelle and Michelangelo in the collection of the University of Oxford, etched by Joseph Fisher. 42 numbered pa...

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