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CLAUDII GALENI IN APHORISMOS HIPPOCRATIS

By: Claudius Galen [Claudii Galeni] [Claudius Galinus]

Price: $3,295.99

Publisher: (Leyden), Lugduni Batavorum: 1633

Inscription: Autograph

Seller ID: 000609


Claudii Galeni In Aphorismos Hippocratis commentaria.-- Editio nouissima, à multis... diligenter repurgata ab Adriano Toll....-- Lugduni Batavorum : ex officina Ioannis Maire, 1633 Maire, Jean; Foës, Anuce. In very good shape save for some overall general soiling to the vellum as would be expected and a cracked inner front hinge. There are some handwritten words, perhaps names of previous owners and some tiny notes on the title page.Title-page with small woodcut vignet... View more info

Histoire de la Guerre des Juifs Contre les Romains, response a Appion, Martyre des Machabe'es par Flavius Joseph et sa vie ecrite par luy-mesme avec ce que Philon a escrit de son Ambassade vers l'Empereur Caïus Caligula

By: Flavius Joseph

Price: $3,885.99

Publisher: Paris, chez Pierre Le Petit: 1668

Seller ID: 000438


THE FIRST MODERN EDITION OF JOSEPHUS, translated from the original Greek. Printed in 1668. Royal Folio with fine engraved Maps. Calf and Gilt binding. NO COPIES IN THE AMERICAN AUCTION RECORDS FOR THE GRAND FOLIO EDITION. The last copy listed is 1990 (that small 8vo 1701 edition realized $475)The Book: Flavius (Joseph); Histoire des Juifs et Histoire de la guerre des Juifs contre les Romains, response a Appion, Martyre des Machabe'es par Flavius Joseph et sa vie ecrite p... View more info

c1600s ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LATIN BOOK: LOGICA METAPHISICA et THEOLOGIA NATURALIA ex libris CHATEAU DE POINTIS

By: GERALDI CAUAILBER

Price: $4,355.99

Publisher: 1699

Seller ID: 0001461


On offer is a superb 17th Century handwritten Latin manuscript book: "Logica Metaphisica et Theologia Naturalia" ex libris "Chateau de Pointis". In three parts: 1) Ad Universam Philosophiam; 2) Philosophia Trancendantalis Seu Metaphisica; 3) Theologia Naturalis. Stunning, though flawed spine missing 3 inches of the leather gilt ornamented cap, severe rubbing to the edges, is illustrated with several flourishes in the 396 hand numbered pages, including 7 p... View more info

Philologus Hebraeus - AN EXCEEDINGLY IMPORTANT comprehensive study of Judaism and Jewish life including Kabbalah by one of the GREATEST HEBRAISTS

By: LEUSDEN, JOHANNES

Price: $3,199.99

Publisher: Utrecht, Ultrajecti: 1657

Seller ID: 000425


Leusden, Johannes, 1624-1699. Philologus Hebraeus : in quo pleraeque quaestiones generales philologico-Hebraicae, concernentes textum Hebraeum Veteris Test. dilucidè pertractantur : in sine adjunctus est catalogus Hebraicus & Latinus sexcentorum & tredecim praeceptorum, in quae totus. 1657. 8vo, original vellum, nice condition save for some general light soiling and the vellum boards are showing some curl. Copy with late 18th century signature of "EX-LIBRIS MARSHALL... View more info

OPERA OMONIA "Duobus voluminibus comprehensa, quorum syllabus pagina post vitam authoribus ultima Exhibetur" The first Christian scholar to call attention to the importance of the Talmud

By: LIGHTFOOT, JOHN (Joannis Lightfooti)

Price: $3,199.99

Publisher: Rotterdam, Holland, Roterodami Regeneri Leers: 1686

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000403


The first Christian scholar to call attention to the importance of the Talmud. Lightfoot, John. Opera Omnia. Duobus voluminibus comprehensa, quorum syllabus pagina post vitam authoribus ultima exhibetur. 2 Vols. FOLIO. FULL ORIGINAL VELLUM, a VERY FINE copy, COMPLETE and internally clean. Rotterdam, Leers 1686. LIGHTFOOT, JOHN: English Biblical critic and Hebraist; b. at Stoke-upon-Trent (38 m. n. by w. of Birmingham), Staffordshire, Mar. 29, 1602; d. at Ely, Cambridgesh... View more info

De Sacrificiis Libri Duo Quorum Altero explicantur Omnia Judæorum, Nonnulla Gentium Profanarum Sacrificia : Altero Sacrificium Christi : utroque ecclesiæ Catholicæ his de rebus sententia contra Faustum Socinum, ejúsque sectatores defenditur /

By: Owtram, William [GUILIELMO OUTRAMO

Price: $1,199.99

Publisher: London, Richardi Chiswell: 1677

Seller ID: 000428


A FOUNDATION TEXT OF THE UNITARIAN CHURCH PRINTED 1677. EXCEEDINGLY RARE. Not in the American Auction Records for 30 years. INFLUENCED BY THE FAMED MICHAEL SERVERTUS WHO WAS BURNED ALIVE FOR THE BELIEFS ESPOUSED IN THIS VOLUME The Book: Owtram, William, 1626-1679. De sacrificiis libri duo microform : quorum altero explicantur omnia Judæorum, nonnulla gentium profanarum sacrificia : altero sacrificium Christi : utroque ecclesiæ Catholicæ his de rebus sententia contra ... View more info

Combatting the Devil: COMBATE ESPIRITUAL ESCRITO POR EL VENERALE SCUPOLIU

By: Scupoli, Lorenzo; Juan de Castaniza

Price: $4,455.99

Publisher: Barcelona, Spain, Joseph Forcada: 1681

Seller ID: 000434


AN EXCEEDING RARE SPIRITUAL TREATISE, VIRTUALLY UNKNOWN IN SUCH AN EARLY SPANISH EDITION, AND THE BOOK USED AS AN EARLY CONVERSION MANUAL IN THE NEW WORLD. Printed 1681 in Fine Original Vellum with gilt! COMBATTING OF THE DEVIL! The Book: Scupoli, Lorenzo (1530-1610); (Juan de Castaniza) (d. 1598), COMBATE ESPIRITUAL ESCRITO POR EL VENERALE SCUPOLIU. Barcelona, Joseph Forcada, 1681, 64mo. Fine contemporary limp vellum with gilt blindstamping, usual woodcut illustrated t... View more info

MEDIOLANENSIS, MEDICI CLARISSIMI, ANIMADVERSIONUM, & CAUTIONUM MEDICARUM

By: Settala, Ludovico [Ludovici Septalii]

Price: $4,495.99

Publisher: DORDRECHTI, JACOBI BRAAT: 1650

Seller ID: 000610


On offer is a super 1650 first edition of Ludovico Settala [1552-1633] 1650 MEDIOLANENSIS, MEDICI CLARISSIMI, ANIMADVERSIONUM, & CAUTIONUM MEDICARUM...LIBRI NOVEM, LIBRI DUO, LIBER DE NAEVIS, CUM INDICE. Preface by Doctori D. Joanni Prevotio. Hardly a flaw save for some general light soiling to the vellum as may be expected and the odd spot of age-toning. 559 paginated leaves. Woodcut printer's devices on titles. View more info

c. 17th CENTURY HANDWRITTEN ORIGINAL LATIN PHILOSOPHY MANUSCRIPT: LOGICA - SYNTAGMA PHILOSOPHICUM & TRACTATUS SECUNDUS DE UNIVERSALIBUS

By: UNIDENTIFIED

Price: $6,585.99

Seller ID: 000827


On offer is a superb, original handwritten c. 17th century Latin manuscript book titled "LOGICA". This 340 pp handwritten manuscript is in two [2] sections "SYNTAGMA PHILOSOPHICUM", consists of 80 pp followed by a blank page, then "TRACTATUS SECUNDUS DE UNIVERSALIBUS" being 260 handwritten pages. Research suggests this book was a commission to a scribe of o no small talents copying the famed philosophical work by Pierre Gassendi, [1592-1655] of th... View more info

1650s ORIGINAL MASSIVE MANUSCRIPT EFFORT DETAILING THE REIGN OF LOUIS THE XIII AND HIS LAYING THE FOUNDATION FOR DOMINATION OF FRANCE UNDER HIS SON LOUIS THE XIV

By: UNKNOWN.

Price: $8,855.99

Publisher: Paris FRANCE, 1650

Seller ID: 0002034


On offer is a simply superb, ancient, mid 17th Century manuscript book titled "Suitte du memorial on recueil de l'histoire de France, Louis treizeime", an epic 750+ page handwritten history of the reign of Louis XIII from the condemnation of his father's assassination in 1610 to his own death in 1643. The work, written in what is likely a 16th Century French monastic or ecclesiastical style hand, was created after the death of Louis XIII and in its writing shows... View more info