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¶ Stoeffer and others

April 28, 2017

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The following titles are bound together (all illustrated, with a bibliographical note by Cockerell):

[1] Stoeffler, Johann [Joannis Stoefleri]. In Procli Diadochi, authoris gravissimi Sphaeram mundi, omnibus numeris longè absolutissimus commentarius. [Tübingen, 1534.]

[2] Ptolemy [Claudius Ptolomaeus]. Cl. Ptolomaei pheludiensis Alexandrini philosophi et mathematici excellentissimi phaenomena, stellarum MXXII. Cologne: Agrippinae, 1537.

[3] Hyginus, C. Julius. Fabularum liber eiusdem poeticon astronomicon, libri quatuor. Basel: Johannes Herwagen, 1535.

[4] Boccaccio, Giovanni. De montium, silvarum, fontium, lacuum, fluviorum, stagnorum et marium nominibus Joannis bocatii peri genealogias deorum, libri quindecim. Basel: Johannes Herwagen, 1532.

Reference: Ellis valuation, fol. 6b, no. 61 (£2).


Provenance: Wolfgang Gabelchover. — Heinrich August Krippendorf. — Dr. Georg Kloss. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1140 (sold to Thomson for £4 14s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / D 6104/D).


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¶ Ruel — De natura stirpium (1537)

December 1, 2016

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Ruel, Jean [Joanne Ruellio]. De natura stirpium libri tres. Basel: Froben, 1537.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 991 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Cosed stores EPB / D 5620/D).


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¶ Aesop — Aesopi fabulae (1537)

January 15, 2015

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Aesop [Aesopus]. Aesopi fabulae cum vulgari interpretatione & figuris acri cura emendate. Brescia: Apud Loduicum Britannicum, 1537.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Edward Burne-Jones. — Morris. — Sotheby, 16 July 1919, lot 254 (sold to Maggs for £8 5s.). — Maggs. — Lessing J. Rosenwald. — Library of Congress (Rosenwald Collection PA8230 .A1 1537).

Digital version: Rosenwald Collection (PDF; page images).

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¶ Boccaccio — Le cameron (1537)

December 17, 2014

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Boccaccio, Giovanni. Le cameron. Paris: sold by Arnoul L’Angelier and Charles L’Angelier, 1537.

As the Sotheby catalogue entry (see below) indicates, this is a problematic book, because there were at least three editions issued in Paris in 1537.

Provenance: Sir Edward Sullivan. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 47 (sold to G. W. Jones for £7 10s). — Unlocated.


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¶ Baïf — De re navali commentarius (1537)

July 5, 2014

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Baïf, Lazare de [Lazarus de Bayfius]. Lazari Bayfii de re navali commentarius. Basle: Balthasar Lasius & Thomas Platterus, 1537.

Illustrated. With bibliographical note by Cockerell.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 84 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 17s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB / B 626/B).


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