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EARLY PRINTED & TRAVEL BOOKS

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

402 lots with images

May 15, 2012

Live Auction

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

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ALDINE PRESS  CAESAR, CAIUS JULIUS. [Opera.]  1518-19

Lot 1: ALDINE PRESS CAESAR, CAIUS JULIUS. [Opera.] 1518-19

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Description: CAESAR, CAIUS JULIUS. [Opera.] 5 full-page woodcut illustrations; double-page woodcut maps of Gaul and Iberia. [16], 296 leaves, including the 2 blanks and colophon leaf. Faintly ruled in red throughout, with initial strokes in yellow on approximately the first 20 leaves. 8vo, modern calf; light soiling on title, contents otherwise clean. (Venice: House of Aldus and Andrea Asolano, January 1518-November 1519)

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ALDINE PRESS  CATULLUS, CAIUS VALERIUS; TIBULLUS, ALBIUS; and PROPERTIUS, SEXTUS. [Carmina.]  1502

Lot 2: ALDINE PRESS CATULLUS, CAIUS VALERIUS; TIBULLUS, ALBIUS; and PROPERTIUS, SEXTUS. [Carmina.] 1502

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Description: CATULLUS, CAIUS VALERIUS; TIBULLUS, ALBIUS; and PROPERTIUS, SEXTUS. [Carmina.] [152] leaves, including penultimate leaf with colophon and final leaf with authors' names on verso. 8vo, 18th-century gilt-panelled vellum, covers warped, lettering piece off; some light foxing, minor stains and soiling at beginning and end, scattered marginalia imperfectly washed out. (Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1502)

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ALDINE PRESS  LIVIUS, TITUS. Historiarum ab urbe condita, libri, qui extant, XXXV.  1555

Lot 3: ALDINE PRESS LIVIUS, TITUS. Historiarum ab urbe condita, libri, qui extant, XXXV. 1555

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Description: LIVIUS, TITUS. Historiarum ab urbe condita, libri, qui extant, XXXV. With scholia by Carlo Sigonio. [4], 478; 98, [40] leaves. Folio, 340x240 mm, 18th-century mottled sheep gilt with red and green morocco lettering pieces, front joint cracked, cords intact, recased; marginal dampstaining on preliminaries, general title soiled, dampstaining in lower margins through second half of volume. Signature of the Duke of Grafton dated 1788 on general title; 18th(?)-century armorial bookplate with motto "virtus in haeredes" on front pastedown. Venice: Paulus Manutius, 1555

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ALDINE PRESS  LUCANUS, MARCUS ANNAEUS. [Pharsalia.]  1502

Lot 4: ALDINE PRESS LUCANUS, MARCUS ANNAEUS. [Pharsalia.] 1502

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Description: LUCANUS, MARCUS ANNAEUS. [Pharsalia.] [140] leaves. 8vo, 17th-century vellum; contents foxed, particularly on opening leaves, light dampstaining in lower margins, some minor foxing in blank margins, occasional early underscoring, title soiled with stains and scored inscription. (Venice: Aldus [Manutius], April 1502)

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ALDINE PRESS  MANUTIUS, PAULUS. In epistolas Ciceronis ad Atticum . . . commentarius.  1553

Lot 5: ALDINE PRESS MANUTIUS, PAULUS. In epistolas Ciceronis ad Atticum . . . commentarius. 1553

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Description: MANUTIUS, PAULUS. In epistolas Ciceronis ad Atticum . . . commentarius. [4], 414 [i. e., 416] pages. 8vo, 18th-century Italian vellum, spine darkened, split between front free endpaper and title; light marginal dampstaining on opening leaves, some underscoring in ink on preliminaries, title lightly soiled, with later 18th-century purchase inscription. Collation note of the classical scholar Henry Drury dated 1817; bookplate of Nathan T. Porter, Jr., by Edwin Davis French dated 1900. Renouard, page 157. Venice: (Paulus Manutius), 1553

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ALDINE PRESS  MELA, POMPONIUS; et al. Pomponius Mela. Julius Solinus. Itinerarium Antonini Aug. [etc.].  1518.  Lacks 4 leaves.

Lot 6: ALDINE PRESS MELA, POMPONIUS; et al. Pomponius Mela. Julius Solinus. Itinerarium Antonini Aug. [etc.]. 1518. Lacks 4 leaves.

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Description: MELA, POMPONIUS; et al. Pomponius Mela. Julius Solinus. Itinerarium Antonini Aug. Vibius Sequester. P. Victor de regionibus urbis Romae. Dionysius Afer de situ orbis. 233 leaves, including blank q8; lacks B8 (divisional title to Publius Victor) and G2-4 (colophon, penultimate blank, and final leaf G4 with Aldine device). 8vo, old calf, rebacked, spine ends worn, front joint partly cracked; front free endpaper loose, title soiled, some later marginalia. (Venice: House of Aldus and Andrea Asolano, October 1518)

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ALDINE PRESS  MUSAEUS; and ORPHEUS Musaei opusculum de Herone & Leandro [and other texts].  1517

Lot 7: ALDINE PRESS MUSAEUS; and ORPHEUS Musaei opusculum de Herone & Leandro [and other texts]. 1517

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Description: MUSAEUS; and ORPHEUS Musaei opusculum de Herone & Leandro. Orphei argonautica. Eiusdem hymni . . . de lapidibus. Musaeus in Greek with Latin translation on facing pages, the texts by Orpheus in Greek only. Large woodcut showing Leander swimming the Hellespont, and another of Hero committing suicide after Leander drowns. 80 leaves. Small 8vo, 19th-century boards, binding slightly cocked; occasional soiling, few marginalia, restoration in blank portion of title and 2 other leaves, front endpaper lacking. (Venice: House of Aldus and Andrea Asolano, November 1517)

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ALDINE PRESS  QUINTILIANUS, MARCUS FABIUS. Institutionum oratoriarum libri XII.  1521

Lot 8: ALDINE PRESS QUINTILIANUS, MARCUS FABIUS. Institutionum oratoriarum libri XII. 1521

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Description: QUINTILIANUS, MARCUS FABIUS. Institutionum oratoriarum libri XII. [4], 230 leaves. 8vo, contemporary limp vellum with calligraphic spine title in ink, ties lacking; scattered early marginalia, some stains on preliminaries, title lightly soiled and spotted, minor repairs along top edge of a3-4, remainder of contents clean. (Venice: House of Aldus and Andrea Asolano, July 1521)

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ALDINE PRESS  STATIUS, PUBLIUS PAPINIUS. Sylvarum libri quinque. Thebaidos libri duodecim. Achilleidos duo [with Orthographia].  1502

Lot 9: ALDINE PRESS STATIUS, PUBLIUS PAPINIUS. Sylvarum libri quinque. Thebaidos libri duodecim. Achilleidos duo [with Orthographia]. 1502

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Description: STATIUS, PUBLIUS PAPINIUS. Sylvarum libri quinque. Thebaidos libri duodecim. Achilleidos duo [with Orthographia et flexus dictionum omnium apud Statium]. [296] leaves, including register and colophon leaves in Statius, and leaf with anchor device at end of Orthographia. 8vo, 18th-century Italian vellum gilt with morocco lettering piece; very faint dampstain through much of volume, light soiling on general title, opening leaves of Orthographia soiled and dampstained. (Venice: House of Aldus, August 1502)

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ALDINE PRESS  STROZZI, TITO VESPASIANO and ERCOLE. Strozzi poetae pater et filius.  1513

Lot 10: ALDINE PRESS STROZZI, TITO VESPASIANO and ERCOLE. Strozzi poetae pater et filius. 1513

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Description: STROZZI, TITO VESPASIANO and ERCOLE. Strozzi poetae pater et filius. [8], 99, [1]; 152 leaves. 2 parts in one volume. 8vo, early 19th-century sheep-backed boards, few surface imperfections on spine and covers; occasional foxing and dampstaining, worming at beginning and end generally not impairing legibility. Early Udine Capuchin ownership inscription on title. (Venice: House of Aldus and Andrea Asolano, 1513)

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ADDISON, JOSEPH; STEELE, SIR RICHARD; et al.  The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff Esq.  4 vols.  1710-11

Lot 11: ADDISON, JOSEPH; STEELE, SIR RICHARD; et al. The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff Esq. 4 vols. 1710-11

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Description: [ADDISON, JOSEPH; STEELE, SIR RICHARD; et al.] The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff Esq. Half-title in Volumes 2 and 4, not called for in the others. 4 volumes. 8vo, contemporary calf, rebacked, with red morocco lettering pieces, endpapers conspicuously renewed; scattered light foxing in Volume 4. Bookplates of Norman J. Sondheim. London: Charles Lillie & John Morphew, 1710-11

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AELIANUS, CLAUDIUS. Opera quae extant.  1556

Lot 12: AELIANUS, CLAUDIUS. Opera quae extant. 1556

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Description: AELIANUS, CLAUDIUS. Opera quae extant. Greek text with Latin translation in parallel columns. [48], 655, [56] pages, including double-page woodcut diagram of troop formation on pages [604-05]. Folio, later 19th-century red morocco gilt, light dampstains on covers; dampstaining in lower margins throughout with varying traces of mold, small repair in blank outer margin of title, paper corrosion along bottom of free endpapers. Zurich: apud Gesneros fratres, 1556

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ALMANAC.  Un Taccuino per l'Anno Bisestile 1772.  [1771?]

Lot 13: ALMANAC. Un Taccuino per l'Anno Bisestile 1772. [1771?]

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Description: (ALMANAC.) Un Taccuino per l'Anno Bisestile 1772. 10 hand-colored full-page woodcuts of exotic subjects referred to in the almanac; small text woodcuts of lunar phases throughout, including repeats. 146, [14] pages, including engraved frontispiece printed in sanguine. 16mo, 109x85 mm, contemporary drab stiff wrappers, slightly worn; contents lightly dampstained. Milan: Giuseppe Galeazzi, [1771?]

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APPIANUS. Romaikon . . . Romanarum historiarum.  1551

Lot 14: APPIANUS. Romaikon . . . Romanarum historiarum. 1551

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Description: APPIANUS. Romaikon . . . Romanarum historiarum. Greek text. 393, [2] pages. Folio, 282x186 mm, modern 1/4 black morocco with red morocco lettering piece; contents unobtrusively washed, margins trimmed without text loss, blank lower outer corner of opening leaves gnawed and partly restored, light residual soiling and later owner's signature on title. Paris: Charles Estienne, 1551

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ARISTOTLE.  Ethici seu morales libri.  1517

Lot 15: ARISTOTLE. Ethici seu morales libri. 1517

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Description: ARISTOTLE. Ethici seu morales libri. Latin translation by Joannes Argyropoulos; edited with notes by Antoine Silvestre. Badius woodcut printing press device on title. [8], 279, [1] leaves. 8vo, early vellum, recased, covers warped, endpapers renewed; contents clean. Paris: Jodocus Badius & Bernardus Aubrius, 1517

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ARISTOTLE. Boethius, Anicius Manlius Torquatus Severinus. Dialectica.  1568

Lot 16: ARISTOTLE. Boethius, Anicius Manlius Torquatus Severinus. Dialectica. 1568

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Description: (ARISTOTLE.) Boethius, Anicius Manlius Torquatus Severinus. Dialectica. [12], 350 pages. Folio, contemporary binding of early manuscript vellum over boards, top of spine damaged, vellum missing from rear cover; scattered early marginalia, dark stain in upper outer corners toward end, 17th-century signatures on title. Venice: Hieronymus Scotus, 1568

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ARNDT, JOHANN. Sechs geistreiche Bücher vom wahren Christenthum Zurich, 1766 + another edition.  Philadelphia, 1834

Lot 17: ARNDT, JOHANN. Sechs geistreiche Bücher vom wahren Christenthum Zurich, 1766 + another edition. Philadelphia, 1834

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Description: ARNDT, JOHANN. Sechs geistreiche Bücher vom wahren Christenthum. 55 full-page woodcut emblems, around 15 with borders hand-colored; lacks the frontispiece./span [16], 1352 pages. Thick 8vo, contemporary sheep over wooden boards with brass catches, lacking clasps, worn overall; contents toned and foxed with some light dampstaining, title soiled, upper outer corner off 2B5-6 slightly affecting illustration and text, clean tear in 2X6, front free endpaper lacking. Zurich: getruckt in Bürgklischer Truckerey, 1766

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BACON, FRANCIS, Sir. Resuscitatio; or, Bringing into Publick Light Severall Pieces.  1657

Lot 18: BACON, FRANCIS, Sir. Resuscitatio; or, Bringing into Publick Light Severall Pieces. 1657

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Description: BACON, FRANCIS, Sir. Resuscitatio; or, Bringing into Publick Light Severall Pieces . . . Civil, Historical, Philosophical, & Theological, hitherto sleeping. [26], 282, [4], 83, [3], 85-122, [2] pages, including engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, errata on 2O2, and final ad leaf. Folio, modern 1/4 morocco; contents toned, scattered pencil marginalia, first 6 preliminaries remargined, 19th-century owner's inscription on title. London: Sarah Griffin for William Lee, 1657

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BAIF, LAZARE DE. De re vestiaria, ex Bayfio excerptus.  1541

Lot 19: BAIF, LAZARE DE. De re vestiaria, ex Bayfio excerptus. 1541

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Description: BAIF, LAZARE DE. De re vestiaria, ex Bayfio excerptus. 68, [11] pages, including colophon leaf. Small 8vo, modern boards; opening leaves dampstained, old stamp at top of page 3. Paris: Robertus Stephanus, 1541

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BARTHÉLEMY, JEAN-JACQUES.Travels of Anacharsis the Younger in Greece.  8 vols., including atlas.  1790-91

Lot 20: BARTHÉLEMY, JEAN-JACQUES.Travels of Anacharsis the Younger in Greece. 8 vols., including atlas. 1790-91

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Description: BARTHÉLEMY, JEAN-JACQUES. Travels of Anacharsis the Younger in Greece, during the Middle of the Fourth Century before the Christian Aera. Half-titles. 7 volumes * Maps, Plans, Views and Coins, illustrative of the Travels of Anacharsis the Younger in Greece. 31 engraved maps and plates. 51 pages. Together, 8 volumes. Text volumes 8vo, contemporary tree calf, flat spines attractively gilt with red and black morocco lettering pieces, atlas 4to, contemporary 1/2 calf with morocco lettering piece, spine somewhat worn; engraved matter offset, with occasional foxing, partial light dampstaining on last several plates. handsome set./span London: G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1790-91

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BARTOLI, PIETRO SANTI. Colonna Traiana, eretta . . . all'Imperatore Traiano Augusto nel suo Foro in Roma.  Late 17th century

Lot 21: BARTOLI, PIETRO SANTI. Colonna Traiana, eretta . . . all'Imperatore Traiano Augusto nel suo Foro in Roma. Late 17th century

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Description: BARTOLI, PIETRO SANTI. Colonna Traiana, eretta . . . all'Imperatore Traiano Augusto nel suo Foro in Roma . . . nuovamente disegnata et intaligliata . . . con l'Esposizione Latina d'Alfonso Ciaccone. 7 unnumbered plates showing the base, cutaway views, and cross-sections of Trajan's Column in Rome, and 119 numbered plates of the spiralling bas-relief on the column depicting the Roman campaign against the Dacians. [4] (of [6]), 14, [2] pages, including engraved title and dedication; lacks preliminary leaf with prefatory note by the publisher. Oblong folio, 467x360 mm, 18th-century 1/2 vellum with morocco lettering piece, worn overall; marginal foxing throughout, most noticeably on opening leaves, title soiled and creased with small repair in blank upper outer corner, light dampstaining on letterpress leaves at end. Rome: Giacomo de Rossi, later 17th century

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BAYLE, PIERRE; et al.   Dictionnaire Historique et Critique.  4 parts in 2 vols.  1697

Lot 22: BAYLE, PIERRE; et al. Dictionnaire Historique et Critique. 4 parts in 2 vols. 1697

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Description: BAYLE, PIERRE; et al. Dictionnaire Historique et Critique. [4], 712, [2], 713-1359, [1]; [2], 710, [2], 711-1331, [57] pages. 4 parts in 2 volumes. Folio, 370x235 mm, modern calf; Volume 1/1 preliminaries somewhat soiled and worn along edges, contents otherwise generally clean. Rotterdam: Reinier Leers, 1697

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BAYLE, PIERRE; et al. Dictionnaire Historique et Critique . . . Cinquième Édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée.  4 vols.  1740

Lot 23: BAYLE, PIERRE; et al. Dictionnaire Historique et Critique . . . Cinquième Édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée. 4 vols. 1740

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Description: BAYLE, PIERRE; et al. Dictionnaire Historique et Critique . . . Cinquième Édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée. Half-titles. 4 volumes. Folio, 347x248 mm, contemporary vellum, spines soiled, with shelf labels removed; occasional light toning and marginal soiling, old institutional stamp on half-titles. Bookplates of Howard Robinson and Norman J. Sondheim. Printing and the Mind of Man 155b (1695-97 original edition in French). Amsterdam: P. Brunel et al., 1740

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BAYLE, PIERRE; et al. The Dictionary Historical and Critical . . . Second Edition.  5 vols.  1734-38

Lot 24: BAYLE, PIERRE; et al. The Dictionary Historical and Critical . . . Second Edition. 5 vols. 1734-38

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Description: BAYLE, PIERRE; et al. The Dictionary Historical and Critical . . . Second Edition. Engraved frontispiece portrait in Volume 1. Half-titles. 5 volumes. Folio, contemporary panelled calf with morocco lettering pieces, spine ends chipped, some joints cracked, cords intact, Volume 1-3 spines darkened, Volume 4 lettering piece off; contents clean. Bookplates of Norman J. Sondheim. London: J. J. and P. Knapton et al., 1734-38

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BECKFORD LIBRARY, WILLIAM THOMAS. The Hamilton Palace Libraries: Catalogue of the First-[Fourth] Portion. 4 parts in one vol. 1882-83

Lot 25: BECKFORD LIBRARY, WILLIAM THOMAS. The Hamilton Palace Libraries: Catalogue of the First-[Fourth] Portion. 4 parts in one vol. 1882-83

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Description: BECKFORD LIBRARY, WILLIAM THOMAS. The Hamilton Palace Libraries: Catalogue of the First-[Fourth] Portion of the Beckford Library, removed from Hamilton Palace. 4 parts in one volume, bound with price lists. 8vo, 3/4 brown morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, scuffed, original wrappers bound in; contents clean. London: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 1882-83

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BEER, JOHANN CHRISTOPH.  Der Könige in Franckreich Leben, Regierung und Absterben.  1679

Lot 26: BEER, JOHANN CHRISTOPH. Der Könige in Franckreich Leben, Regierung und Absterben. 1679

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Description: [BEER, JOHANN CHRISTOPH.] Der Könige in Franckreich Leben, Regierung und Absterben: Aus bewährten Frantzösischen Geschichtschreibern, übersetzet, und biss auf instehendes 1679. Jahr continuirt. 66 engraved portraits. [24], 467 pages, including engraved additional title. 12mo, contemporary vellum, minor repaired cracks in backstrip; moderate browning or foxing. Nuremberg: Johann Hofmann, 1679

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BEGUILLET, EDMÉ. Description Historique de Paris et de ses plus beaux Monuments.  3 vols.  1779-81

Lot 27: BEGUILLET, EDMÉ. Description Historique de Paris et de ses plus beaux Monuments. 3 vols. 1779-81

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Description: BEGUILLET, EDMÉ. Description Historique de Paris et de ses plus beaux Monuments. 3 additional titles, 2 allegorical frontispieces, 50 plates, 39 of them with double views of Paris, and 2 full-page vignettes with text, all engraved by François-Nicolas Martinet. Half-titles. 3 volumes. 8vo, contemporary mottled calf, flat spines attractively gilt with floral tooling and red calf lettering pieces, minor wear to spine ends; occasional light toning and marginal soiling. Bookplates of Abby Aldrich and John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Cohen-de Ricci 692. Paris & Dijon, 1779-81

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BELLARMINO, ROBERTO, Saint. Institutiones linguae Hebraicae. 1585 + MAYR, GEORG, S.J. Institutiones linguae Hebraicae. 1622

Lot 28: BELLARMINO, ROBERTO, Saint. Institutiones linguae Hebraicae. 1585 + MAYR, GEORG, S.J. Institutiones linguae Hebraicae. 1622

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Description: BELLARMINO, ROBERTO, Saint. Institutiones linguae Hebraicae. 229, [3] pages. MAYR, GEORG, S.J. Institutiones linguae Hebraicae. [16], 463, [1] pages. Together, 2 volumes. Small 8vo, contemporary limp vellum, worn, contents wormed and dampstained, loose in binding; and 8vo, contemporary vellum, contents toned and foxed. Steinschneider, Bibliographisches Handbuch 194 and 1263. Rome: (Alessandro Gardane & Francesco Coattino for) Domenico Basa, 1585; Lyon: Nicolas Jullieron for Antoine Pillehotte, 1622

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BERNARD of Clairvaux, Saint. Opera.  1538

Lot 29: BERNARD of Clairvaux, Saint. Opera. 1538

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Description: BERNARD of Clairvaux, Saint. Opera. Title in red and black within woodcut historiated border. [32], 350 [i. e., 348], [76] leaves, including final blank. Folio, 358x248 mm, old 1/2 vellum, worn and shaken; contents browned and dampstained, scattered ink blots and early underscoring, title soiled and creased. Lyon: (Nicolas Petit), 1538

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BIBLE. POLYGLOT. Biblia Hebraica + Bibliorum pars Graecae + Novum Testamentum. 1610-15. 8 vols. in 4, the first sgd by Increase Mather.

Lot 30: BIBLE. POLYGLOT. Biblia Hebraica + Bibliorum pars Graecae + Novum Testamentum. 1610-15. 8 vols. in 4, the first sgd by Increase Mather.

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Description: INCREASE MATHER'S PENTATEUCH (BIBLE. POLYGLOT.) Biblia Hebraica. [Hamisha Humshei Tora. Pentateuchus.] [60], 659, [1] pages * Libri Jehoshuah, Judicum, Samuelis, et Regum, Hebraice. 583 pages. bound with:/span Divrei ha-Yamim. Libri duo Paralipomenon, Hebraice. [549]-763 pages. and:/span Psalmi Davidis Hebraici. 183 pages * Proverbia Salomonis [etc.] . . . Hebraice. [185]-548 pages. bound with:/span Nevi'im Aharonim. Isaias [et al.] . . . Hebraice. 100 leaves, 101-527, [1] pages * Bibliorum pars Graeca quae Hebraice non invenitur. 344 pages. bound with:/span Novum Testamentum Graece. 681, [7] pages. Together, 8 volumes in 4. 8vo, first volume in early 19th-century 1/4 sheep, covers detached, the rest in contemporary calf, second volume rebacked in the early 19th-century, all with shelf label on spines and varying wear or damage to spine ends; contents toned with occasional marginal soiling and dampstaining; institutional bookplates. [Leiden]: Officina Plantiniana Raphelengii, 1610-15

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BIBLE IN CHURCH SLAVONIC. NEW TESTAMENT. GOSPELS.  Ev[ange]lie.  1701.

Lot 31: BIBLE IN CHURCH SLAVONIC. NEW TESTAMENT. GOSPELS. Ev[ange]lie. 1701.

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Description: (BIBLE IN CHURCH SLAVONIC. NEW TESTAMENT. GOSPELS.) Ev[ange]lie. Double-page opening in each Gospel with full-page woodcut Evangelist portrait on left and woodcut historiated headpiece, decorated initial, and marginal ornament on right; divisional head- and tailpieces throughout. [2], 457 leaves. Printed in red and black. Folio, 294x192 mm, 19th-century crimson velvet over wooden boards with embossed metal center- and cornerpieces on covers, metal catches, lacks clasps, front cover and opening leaves loose; occasional minor marginal soiling and spotting, few small wormholes through blank outer margin of opening leaves, repaired marginal tears in several leaves slightly affecting text. (Moscow, 1701)

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BIBLE IN ENGLISH.  The Bible: Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke.  1598

Lot 32: BIBLE IN ENGLISH. The Bible: Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke. 1598

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Description: (BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The Bible: Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke. General and New Testament titles within woodcut historiated border. [2], 434, [4], 441-554 leaves, general title and next leaf possibly supplied from another copy. Printed in black letter. 4to, early 19th-century black straight-grain morocco gilt, raised bands, joints, and cover edges worn; margins trimmed with varying loss to sidenotes and concordance, occasional soiling and stains, lower outer corner off 2N7 affecting several words, old inscriptions and institutional stamp on general title. London: Deputies of Christopher Barker, 1598

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BIBLE IN ENGLISH.  The Bible, that is, The holy Scriptures conteined in the Olde and New Testament.  1599 [i. e., after 1640?]

Lot 33: BIBLE IN ENGLISH. The Bible, that is, The holy Scriptures conteined in the Olde and New Testament. 1599 [i. e., after 1640?]

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Description: (BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The Bible, that is, The holy Scriptures conteined in the Olde and New Testament. Additional general and New Testament titles within woodcut historiated border showing the Evangelists, the Apostles, and the arms of the 12 Tribes of Israel; woodcut illustrations and maps in text. [4], 190; 127; 121, [11] leaves; lacks blank 2Q8. 3 parts in one volume. 4to, 19th-century gilt-panelled brown morocco by Hering, joints and spine ends rubbed; scattered minor foxing and stains, some headlines shaved. London: Deputies of Christopher Barker, 1599 [i. e., Amsterdam: Jan Fredricksz Stam, after 1640?]

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BIBLE IN ENGLISH.  The Bible: Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke.  1602

Lot 34: BIBLE IN ENGLISH. The Bible: Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke. 1602

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Description: (BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The Bible: Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke. General and New Testament titles within woodcut historiated border showing the Evangelists, the Apostles, and the arms of the 12 Tribes of Israel. [2], 434, [4], 441-554 leaves. Mostly printed in black letter. 4to, old sheep, rebacked; varying soiling, scattered minor stains, K7 supplied from another copy, portions of 3P6-7 torn off with substantial text loss, outer corners off a few other leaves slightly affecting text; institutional bookplate. London: Robert Barker, 1602

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BIBLE IN ENGLISH.  Ainsworth, Henry. Annotations upon the Fifth Book of Moses, called Deuteronomie [with the full Bible text].  1619

Lot 35: BIBLE IN ENGLISH. Ainsworth, Henry. Annotations upon the Fifth Book of Moses, called Deuteronomie [with the full Bible text]. 1619

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Description: (BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) Ainsworth, Henry. Annotations upon the Fifth Book of Moses, called Deuteronomie. [146] leaves. 4to, modern paneled leather, spine faded; light dampstaining throughout, title and last page soiled, burn hole in 2E3 affecting a few words. [Amsterdam: Giles Thorp], 1619

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BIBLE IN ENGLISH.  The Holy Bible. 1726. Extra-illustrated, and with 1726 editions of Book of  Common Prayer and Downame's Concordance

Lot 36: BIBLE IN ENGLISH. The Holy Bible. 1726. Extra-illustrated, and with 1726 editions of Book of Common Prayer and Downame's Concordance

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Description: (BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The Holy Bible. Engraved additional title with Richard Ware imprint; lacks letterpress general title. Thick 4to, modern black calf gilt; contents toned, with faint marginal dampstaining toward end of volume. Oxford: John Baskett, 1726

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BIBLE IN FRENCH AND LATIN. La Sainte Bible traduite en François, le Latin de la Vulgate à côté . . . Nouvelle Édition.  3 vols.  1701

Lot 37: BIBLE IN FRENCH AND LATIN. La Sainte Bible traduite en François, le Latin de la Vulgate à côté . . . Nouvelle Édition. 3 vols. 1701

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Description: BIBLE IN FRENCH AND LATIN. La Sainte Bible traduite en François, le Latin de la Vulgate à côté . . . Nouvelle Édition. Engraved frontispiece; 4 folding engraved maps (3 of the Holy Land, one of the known world in the Gospel period); folding plate of multiple biblical subjects, including small maps of the Garden of Eden and the Exodus; etched divisional headpieces by Jacobus Harrewijn and G. Du Vivier. 3 volumes. Folio, 343x223 mm, contemporary calf gilt, spine ends chipped, one compartment missing from Volume 2 spine; small blank portions of the titles excised and restored, occasional toning, scattered minor stains. Liège: Jean-François Broncart, 1701

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BIBLE IN GERMAN.  Das ganze Neue Testament unsers Herzen und Heylands Jesu Christi. 1735

Lot 38: BIBLE IN GERMAN. Das ganze Neue Testament unsers Herzen und Heylands Jesu Christi. 1735

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Description: (BIBLE IN GERMAN.) Das ganze Neue Testament unsers Herzen und Heylands Jesu Christi. Engraved frontispiece. 397, [1] pages. 8vo, contemporary calf over wooden boards, metal frame and lozenge centerpiece with repoussé bossing on covers, metal catches and one clasp (of 2); contents relatively clean, with only light browning and minor worming in blank margins in the last 3 works listed below. Contemporary inscriptions on front endpapers. Zurich: Heydegger und Comp., 1735

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BIBLE IN GERMAN.  Biblia; das ist, Die gantze heilige Schrift . . . nach der Übersetzung . . . D. Martin Luthers.  1736

Lot 39: BIBLE IN GERMAN. Biblia; das ist, Die gantze heilige Schrift . . . nach der Übersetzung . . . D. Martin Luthers. 1736

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Description: (BIBLE IN GERMAN.) Biblia; das ist, Die gantze heilige Schrift . . . nach der Übersetzung . . . D. Martin Luthers. Numerous woodcut text illustrations, a few hand-colored. [8], 538; 340; 258, [2] pages. 3 parts in one volume. Folio, 355x220 mm, contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards with brass centerpieces, lacks cornerpieces, catches, and clasps; contents browned with occasional minor marginal dampstaining, repaired clean tear across a2 in second part, late 18th-/early 19th-century owner's notes on front endpapers. Tübingen: Johann Georg Cotta, 1736

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BIBLE IN GREEK.  Tes kaines diathekes apanda . . . Novum . . . testamentum.  1566

Lot 40: BIBLE IN GREEK. Tes kaines diathekes apanda . . . Novum . . . testamentum. 1566

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Description: (BIBLE IN GREEK.) Tes kaines diathekes apanda . . . Novum . . . testamentum. [2], 748 pages. 8vo, later vellum, spine darkened, with portions discolored by removal of lettering pieces; later owners' dense annotations on endpapers and inscriptions on title, extensive marginalia and underscoring in text. Zurich: Christoph Froschauer, 1566

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BIBLE IN GREEK.  He palaia diatheche [sic]. 1665 + Tes kaines diathekes. 1665 + Biblos tes demosias eukhes.  1665

Lot 41: BIBLE IN GREEK. He palaia diatheche [sic]. 1665 + Tes kaines diathekes. 1665 + Biblos tes demosias eukhes. 1665

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Description: (BIBLE IN GREEK.) He palaia diatheche kata tous ebdomekonta. Vetus testamentum Graecum ex versione Septuaginta interpretum. [2], 19, [1], 755, [1], 516 pages (with the Apocrypha bound between the Book of Common Prayer and New Testament in the next volume) * Biblos tes demosias eukhes. Greek text. [36], 126, [2]; [2], 2, 171 pages. bound with:/span [Apocrypha in Greek.] 273, [3] pages, including final blank. and:/span Tes kaines diathekes. [2], 419 pages. Together, 3 volumes in 2. 12mo, contemporary calf, worn, bindings not uniform; contents relatively clean, free endpapers lacking. Cambridge: John Field, 1665; 1665; 1665

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BIBLE IN GREEK AND LATIN.  Biblia Graeca et Latina.  Vol. 1 (of 4):  Pentateuch-Ruth.  1550

Lot 42: BIBLE IN GREEK AND LATIN. Biblia Graeca et Latina. Vol. 1 (of 4): Pentateuch-Ruth. 1550

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Description: (BIBLE IN GREEK AND LATIN.) Biblia Graeca et Latina. Volume 1 (of 4): Pentateuch-Ruth. [2], 829 pages. 8vo, contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards; contents toned and soiled, opening leaves loose, with light dampstaining in outer margins, front free endpaper lacking, bookplate removed. Basel: Nicolaus Brylinger, 1550

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BIBLE IN GREEK AND LATIN.  Codex Theodori Bezae.  2 vols.  1793

Lot 43: BIBLE IN GREEK AND LATIN. Codex Theodori Bezae. 2 vols. 1793

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Description: (BIBLE IN GREEK AND LATIN.) Codex Theodori Bezae . . . evangelia et apostolorum acta complectens quadratis literis Graeco-Latinus. Greek text and Latin translation printed in uncial type on facing pages. [2], xxviii, [4], 854 pages. 2 volumes. Folio, 488x338 mm, late 19th-/20th-century buckram with white ink shelf number on spines; titles browned with unobtrusive perforated stamp in lower margin, ink accession number in lower margin of next leaf in each volume, contents otherwise immaculate. full-margined set./span Cambridge, 1793

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BIBLE IN HEBREW   Hamisha Humshei Torah [Megillot, Nevi'im Rishonim, Nevi'im Aharonim, Sefer Ketuvim].  1580(-82)

Lot 44: BIBLE IN HEBREW Hamisha Humshei Torah [Megillot, Nevi'im Rishonim, Nevi'im Aharonim, Sefer Ketuvim]. 1580(-82)

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Description: (BIBLE IN HEBREW.) Hamisha Humshei Torah [Megillot, Nevi'im Rishonim, Nevi'im Aharonim, Sefer Ketuvim]. General title within woodcut architectural border. Vocalized text. 506, [1] (of [2]) leaves; lacks final blank. 4to, contemporary sheep with indistinct blind-stamped arms with garter flanked by initials G C, rebacked with covers reattached upside down, binding heavily worn, joints cracked, cords intact; opening leaves conspicuously dampstained, scattered later marginalia, ink blot in outer margin of last several leaves, final leaf of Luah ha-Haftarot creased and frayed. 17th- and 18th-century owners' inscriptions on front endpaper. Darlow & Moule 5104; Vinograd, Antwerp 26. Antwerp: Christopher Plantin, 1580(-82)

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BIBLE IN HEBREW   Hamisha Humshei Torah [Megillot, Nevi'im Rishonim, Nevi'im Aharonim, Sefer Ketuvim].  4 parts in one vol.  1595

Lot 45: BIBLE IN HEBREW Hamisha Humshei Torah [Megillot, Nevi'im Rishonim, Nevi'im Aharonim, Sefer Ketuvim]. 4 parts in one vol. 1595

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Description: (BIBLE IN HEBREW.) Hamisha Humshei Torah [Megillot, Nevi'im Rishonim, Nevi'im Aharonim, Sefer Ketuvim]. Vocalized text. Titles within woodcut architectonic border. [148]; [112]; [120]; [128] leaves. 4 parts in one volume. 4to, contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over pasteboard with concentric historiated roll borders enclosing allegorical panel stamps of Martin Luther on front cover and Philipp Melanchthon on rear cover, binding quite worn; scattered foxing and later marginalia, sheets of gathering 29 in the Pentateuch folded backwards, leaves from an early 19th-century edition of the King James version tipped in. Frankfurt an der Oder: Johann & Friedrich Hartmann, 1595

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BIBLE IN HEBREW   [Nevi'im Rishonim.]  3 vols. in one.  1617

Lot 46: BIBLE IN HEBREW [Nevi'im Rishonim.] 3 vols. in one. 1617

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Description: (BIBLE IN HEBREW.) [Nevi'im Rishonim.] Vocalized text. Titles within woodcut architectural border. 3 volumes in one. 16mo, modern brown calf; contents clean. Geneva: Pierre de la Rouvière, 1617

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BIBLE IN HEBREW AND LATIN.   Psalmi Davidis Hebraici.  1608

Lot 47: BIBLE IN HEBREW AND LATIN. Psalmi Davidis Hebraici. 1608

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Description: (BIBLE IN HEBREW AND LATIN.) Psalmi Davidis Hebraici. Vocalized text with interlinear Latin translation by Sanctes Pagninus. 183 pages. 8vo, contemporary mottled vellum with leather lettering piece; contents dampstained. [Leiden]: Officina Plantiniana Raphelengii, 1608

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BIBLE IN HEBREW AND LATIN.  Nevi'im Aharonim. Isaias, Ieremias, Ezechiel [et al.] . . . Hebraice.  1610

Lot 48: BIBLE IN HEBREW AND LATIN. Nevi'im Aharonim. Isaias, Ieremias, Ezechiel [et al.] . . . Hebraice. 1610

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Description: (BIBLE IN HEBREW AND LATIN.) Nevi'im Aharonim. Isaias, Ieremias, Ezechiel [et al.] . . . Hebraice. Vocalized text with interlinear Latin translation by Sanctes Pagninus. 100 leaves, 101-527, [1] pages. 8vo, contemporary red morocco gilt, spine slightly darkened, joints rubbed; scattered minor spotting, old inscription on title; institutional bookplate. [Leiden]: Officina Plantiniana Raphelengii, 1610

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BIBLE IN LATIN.   Biblia sacra veteris & novi testamenti iuxta vulgatam.  1558

Lot 49: BIBLE IN LATIN. Biblia sacra veteris & novi testamenti iuxta vulgatam. 1558

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Description: (BIBLE IN LATIN.) Biblia sacra veteris & novi testamenti iuxta vulgatam. Edited by Jean Benoist. [14], 888; 235, [112] pages. 2 parts in one volume. Folio, 389x262 mm, early 19th-century sheep, worn, spine darkened, with shelf label, joints cracked, cords intact; marginal dampstaining through most of volume, numerous small wormholes at beginning and end not generally impairing legibility, title and last index leaf trimmed and mounted, remaining preliminaries and some index leaves remargined, heavy soiling on pages 676-77; institutional bookplate. Signature of Joseph S. Ropes dated St. Petersburg, 1841. Paris: (Benedictus Praevotius for) heirs of Charlotte Guillard, 1558

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BIBLE IN LATIN.  Liber Josue, Judicum, Ruth [etc.]. 1574 + Isaias, Jeremias, et Threni Jeremiae. 1578 + Ezechiel, Daniel, [et al.] 1579

Lot 50: BIBLE IN LATIN. Liber Josue, Judicum, Ruth [etc.]. 1574 + Isaias, Jeremias, et Threni Jeremiae. 1578 + Ezechiel, Daniel, [et al.] 1579

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Description: (BIBLE IN LATIN.) Liber Josue, Judicum, Ruth [etc.]. [12], 1410, [9] pages * Isaias, Jeremias, et Threni Jeremiae. [12], 867, [4] pages * Ezechiel, Daniel, Osee [et al.]. [16], 944, [10] pages. Together, 3 volumes, with extensive commentary by Lucas Osiander the Elder. 4to, contemporary uniform blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards with concentric historiated roll borders enclosing panel stamps of the Last Judgment on front covers and unidentified allegorical subject on rear covers, brass catches, remnants of clasps; contents toned, light dampstaining along edges. 18th-century bookplates of the Municipal Library of Heilbronn on verso of titles. [Tübingen: Georg Gruppenbach], 1574-78-79

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