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Venice: Francesco Sanese, 1589. Elaborate woodcut title page, medallion portrait of Bartoli, and numerous woodcut diagrams and illustrations, including 2 folding plates. Small 4to, early limp vellum. Venetia: Franceso Sanese, 1589. Second edition of this early, important treatise on surveying, using the woodblocks from the first edition of 1564. Clean, crisp copy, with the ownership signature of art historian Meyer Schapiro.
London: Christie's, 2000. Three volumes. Extensively illustrated. Large 8vo, stiff, pictorial wrappers. London: Christie's, 2000. A fine set. Part I: Medieval Renaissance Manuscripts. July 11, 2000. Part II: Early Continental Books. Jully 11, 2000. Part III: English Literature and Manuscripts, Travel Books. July 12 and 13, 2000.
London: John Starkey, 1678. , 168 pages, Narrow 16mo, calf spine and marbled endpapers but lacking both covers. London: For John Starkey, 1678. First edition. Scarce. Lessius, a Jesuit of Louvain, died in 1623 at 69; his "Hygiasticon" is translated by Timothy Smith, apothecary. Carrison calls Carnaro's Work, here translated by George Herbert, "the best treatise on peersonal hygiene and the simple life in existence." Garrison-Morton 1557. The third is a "Paradox: That a Spare Diet is better than a......
Venice: C. Arrivebene, 1520. Woodcut title page and woodcut initials throughout. 4 unnumbered + 115 numbered leaves, printed in double columns. Leaves CV-CVI are incorrectly numbered CIII-CIIII. 8vo, modern brown levant, a.e.g. Venice: C. Arrivebene, 1520. Fine. Beautiful early printing of 30 sermons delivered by the fiery Florentine preacher between 1494 and 1495, the period of Savonarola's greatest influence, from the invasion of Charles VIII of France, through the declaration of the Florentine Republic. This edition also includes several brief.....
London: Wilson & Streater, 1658. Title page in red & black. Folio, 3/4 calf over marbled boards, rubbed; interior fine, joints separating but still intact. London: Wilson & Streater, 1658. First Edition. Collected and observed from the Writings and Sayings of the Learned in all Ages to this present. Wing S4950.