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16979 AQUINATIS (S. Thoma) [Quæstiones disputata de Veritate] stout folio, hf. bd. fine copy, £5. Rome, Arnoldus Pannartz, 1476
One of the latest and scarcest productions of the famous first press of Rome, from which Schweinheim had already seceded. Soon after the date of this volume, both partners were in the grave. 16980 DIVI THOME AQUINATIS continuum in libr. EVANGELII SECUNDUM MATTHEUM (et secundum MARCUM); super EVANGELIO SANCTI LUCE CONTINUUM Sancti Thome; Beati Aquinatis continuum in EVANGELIUM SANCTI JOHANNIS (Jo. Andreas, Episc. Aleriensis recognovit), 4 parts in 2 vols. roy. folio, old calf, from the Sunderland library, £42.
Romæ, per C. SWEYNHEYM et A. PANNARTZ, 1470 FIRST EDITION OF THIS FAMOUS COMMENTARY. Fine, large, and generally sound copy, but some leaves are a little wormed. The first page in each vol. is richly painted and illuminated, and there are several illuminated initial letters.
3. BIBLICAL EXPOSITION.
16981 BEATUS (St. vulgarly called San Biecco, Abbot of Valcavado near Saldana in Castilla la Vieja, died A.D. 798) [COMMENTARIUS IN APOCALYPSIM.]
At end : CODEX APOCALIPSIS duodenario
ecclesiarum numero ita duodenario ordine librorum incisione distinctio.-EXPLANATIO DANIELIS prophete ab auctore b'i jeh'i (S. HIERONYMO)-in 1 vol. stout roy. folio.
Magnificent Spanish Manuscript on Vellum, with 110 Miniatures, all very large but many of them nearly 14 inches by 6 in dimension, and some larger still, painted on grounds of deep and vivid colour, -including a circular Map of the World, ancient calf binding, enclosed in a morocco case, Written in North Spain (Old Castile or Aragon) about A.D. 1150
The finest extant monument of Spanish graphic art in the time of Alfonso VII the Emperor. According to the opinion of Comte Bastard, there is no twelfth century MS. in existence which can presume to rival this grand volume in artistic value. 16982 BLEEK (Friedrich) Einleitung in die Heilige Schrift, 2 vols. 8vo. calf gilt, 158 Berlin, 1860-62
16983 BROWN (Rev. T. R.) Readings and critical notes on the difficult texts of the Scripture, 8vo. bound, 30s Southwick, 1848 Only three copies printed. The extraordinary character of these notes, as well as the fact that the author was also the private printer, ought to recommend the book.
16984 BROUGHTON (Hugh) Daniel his Chaldie visions and his Ebrew,
both translated after the original and expounded, sm. 4to. 2 copper plates, fine copy in the original limp vellum, £3. 3s 1596 16985 CAPELLÆ (Andrea) Commentaria in Ieremiam prophetam, sm. 4to. fine copy in the original calf binding, blind-tooled with arabesque ornamentation, and stamped in black on the centrepiece with the Agnus Dei and the head of a Roman warrior, £4.
Hubertus Gotardus in Carthusia Scala Dei, 1586 This is the first book known to have been printed at the Monastery of Scala Dei, in the diocese of Tarragona.
16986 COLENSo (J. W., Bishop of Natal) Lectures on the Pentateuch and the Moabite Stone, 8vo. (pub. 12s), cloth, 5s 1873 16987 DELITZSCH (Franz) Commentar über die Genesis, 1860; über den Psalter, 1859-60; 3 vols. 8vo. calf extra, 16s Leipzig, 1859-60 16988 ERASMI (D.) Paraphrases in Evangelia, Acta Apostolorum et in omnes Epistolas Apostolicas, 6 vols in 4, 16mo. numerous spirited woodcuts, fine copy in old French red morocco extra, gilt edges, with the arms of Bishop Dominique Seguier in gold on sides, and his monogram on the backs, from the Beckford library, £50. Paris, 1540 16989 FEDERICO VENETO. Prophetie seu apocalipsis Beati Joannis Cũ vulgari expositione sm. folio, woodcut on title within arabesque border, and woodcut at end, fine copy in old French citron morocco extra, gilt edges, £3. 3s
1519-At end: Milano, Scinzenzeler, 1520
16990 FOLIOT (Gilberti) Episcopi Londinensis. Expositio in Canticum Canticorum nunc primùm è Bibliotheca Regia in lucem prodit opera & studio Patricii Junii, sm. 4to. LARGE PAPER, presentation copy to King Charles I, in the original olive morocco gilt, with the Royal Arms stamped on the sides in gold, £35.
In wonderfully fine preservation, untouched by reparation or improvement, except by the addition of a lettering-piece on the back. 16991 GESENIUS, Commentar über den Jesaia, 3 parts in 1 vol. 8vo. hf. russia, 10s; calf extra, 16s Leipzig, 1821-29 16992 GINSBURG (Christ. D.) Coheleth, the Book of Ecclesiastes, translated from the Hebrew, with a commentary, historical and critical, 8vo. (pub. 18s), cloth, 7s 6d
1861 16993 GRAMBERG (C. P. W.) Kritische Geschichte der Religionsideen des alten Testaments, mit Vorrede von Gesenius, 2 vols. 8vo. calf extra, 10s Berlin, 1829 16994 HAAG (Eugène) Theologie Biblique, ouvrage posthume, publié par Coquerel et Douen, imp. 8vo. limp morocco, 7s 6d Paris, 1870 An exposition of the religious dogmas and doctrines to be found in the Bible, historically considered
16995 HEINSII (Danielis) Sacrarum Exercitationum ad Novum Testamentum libri xx, quibus acc. Aristarchus sacer, folio, old calf, with the Arms of SIR CHRISTOPHER, afterwards LORD HATTON on sides, from the Sunderland library, £2. 16s
Lugd. Bat. Elzevir. 1639 16996 HILGENFELD'S ZEITSCHRIFT FÜR WISSENSCHAFTLICHE THEOLOGIE, Vols. I-XIV in 7 vols. 8vo. cloth, uncut, £3. 10s Jena, 1858-71
16998 JAHRBÜCHER FÜR DEUTSCHE THEOLOGIE herausgegeben von Liebner, Dorner, Palmer, Landerer and others, Vols. I-XXIII, in 15 vols. 8vo. the last one in parts, the other fourteen in cloth, uncut, £2. 16s Stuttgart and Gotha, 1856-78 16999 JESAJA (des Propheten) Weissagungen, übersetzt und erklärt von Hendewerk, 2 vols. in 1, 8vo. calf gilt, 7s 6d
Königsberg, 1838-43 17000 JESAIAS, nicht Pseudo-Jesaias: Stier's Auslegung seiner Weissagung Kap. 40-66, 8vo. bds. 58 Barmen, 1850 17001 LEON (Luis de). Luysii Legionensis Divinorum librorum in Cantica Canticorum explanatio, sm. 4to. veau fauve gilt, with the arms and device of De Thou and his second wife, 36s
Bound about 1640 while the library was in the possession of Francois A. de Thou, the great collector's son. 17002 [MARCHESINI (Joan.)] MAMOTRECTUS. Expositiões & correctiōes vocabulorú. tam biblie qz aliorū plurimorū librorū, 12mo. wooden boards, with fly-leaves of vellum from a liturgical MS. of the eleventh century containing music, 35s
Venet. Franc. de Hailbrunn, 1483 17003 NICOLAS (Michel) Etudes critiques sur la Bible (Ancien Testament), 8vo. sd. 4s Paris, 1862 17004 PLACIDI Parmensis in omnes Psalmos Davidis Commentaria, sm. 4to. large copy in citron morocco, with arms of J. A. THUANUS stamped in gold on sides and monogram on back, £3. 5s
Bound for de Thou before his first marrige, that is before 1587.
17005 REUSS, Geschichte der Heiligen Schriften, 8vo. calf, 5s 17006 ROSENMÜLLERI (E. F. C.) SCHOLIA IN VETUS TESTAMENTUM, XI parts in 23 vols. 8vo. COMPLETE (pub. at £12. unbound), bds. uncut, £4.; or bound in calf neat, £7. 10s Lips. 1821-35 eadem in compendium redacta, 6 vols. 8vo. calf gilt, 32s
17007 17008 SMITH (William) Dictionary of the Bible, comprising its antiquities, biography, geography, and natural history, 3 stout vols. 8vo. woodcuts (pub. £5. 5s), cloth, £3. 10s 1863 17009 SOCIETY OF BIBLICAL ARCHEOLOGY, Transactions, Vols. I-IV, in 12 parts, 8vo. numerous plates and facsimiles (published at £7. 4s 6d), sd. £5. 15s
1872-79 17010 STIER (Rudolf) Reden des Herrn Jesu, Andeutungen für gläubiges Verständniss derselben, 6 vols. 8vo. hf. morocco, 14s Barmen, 1851-44-48
Jesaias-see No. 17000.
THOMAS AQUINAS-see No. 16979.
17011 TUCH, Kommentar über die Genesis, 8vo. bds. 2s 6d
17012 TURRECREMATA (JOANNIS DE) EXPOSITIO BREVIS ET UTILIS SUPER TOTO PSALTERIO, sm. folio, old blue morocco, with ornamental gilt borders and centre ornaments, from the Sunderland library, £7. 10s Mogutie, Petr. Schoyffer de Gernsshem, 1474
A splendid example of the typographical skill of Peter Schoeffer, worthy of the hand that produced the Psalter of 1457, and had helped to produce the Mazarine Bible still earlier.
17014 WETTE (W. M. L. de) Commentar über die Psalmen, von Gustav Baur, 8vo. cloth, 58
17015 WILKE, der Urevangelist
drei ersten Evangelien, 8vo. hf. calf, 4s 6d
17016 WINER, Biblisches Realwörterbuch, zweite Ausgabe, 2 vols. 8vo. hf. bd. 7s 6d; or in whole calf, 9s
dritte vermehrte Auflage, 2 vols. in 1, 8vo. hf. morocco,
4. CHURCH AND CANON LAW: POENITENTIALIA, MORAL THEOLOGY, INDULGENCES.
a. Canon Law.
17018 CORPUS JURIS CANONICI . a Petro Pithoeo et Francisco fratre ad codices MSS. restitutum ex bibliotheca Claudii Le Peletier, 2 vols. folio, hf. calf, 20s Colon. Munat. (Basileae) 1779 17019 DEVOTI (Joannis) Jus Canonicum universum publicum et privatum, 3 vols. roy. 8vo. hf. calf, 25s
Institutiones Canonicæ, 4 vols. in 2, 8vo. hf. calf, 10s
17021 APOSTOLICAL CONSTITUTIONS, or Canons of the Apostles, Coptic and English, by Henry Tattam, 8vo. cloth, £3. O. T. F. 1848
Formerly attributed to Clemens Romanus, and supposed to be of true apostolical origin; but now believed to have been compiled at the beginning of the fourth century.
O. T. F. 1834
17022 ETHIOPIC DIDASCALIA, or the version of the Apostolical Constitutions received in the Church of Abyssinia, Ethiopic and English, by Thomas Pell Platt, 4to. cloth, 5s 17023 GREGORII IX Nova Compilatio Decretalium [cum glossa ordinaria Bernardi], roy. folio, LOUIS XIV's COPY, bound in old red morocco, with broad gilt ornamental borders containing figures of dogs pursuing hares and stags, and centre ornament in a framework of fleur-de-lis, with the French crown surmounting the monogram of a double L on sides and back, £40.
MOGUNT. PER PETRUM SCHOIFFER DE GERNSHEIM,
THE FIRST EDITION OF THESE DECRETALS WITH A DATE. Printed in gothic letter in double columns, the text in the centre surrounded by the glosses. The headings are printed in red, and the capitals painted. The imprint is in red with the shields beneath; and on the reverse are some verses in Latin. Size 172 × 121.
17024 BONIFACIUS. INCIPIT LIBER SEXTUS DECRETALIŪ DNI BONIFACII PAPE VIII, large folio, printed on vellum, with painted capitals and a finely illuminated initial; bound in brown morocco extra, gilt edges, by Niedrée, £120.
Mogunt. per Petrum Schoiffer de Gernszhem, 1470 RARE. Didot's copy, similar to this and also in a modern binding, fetched £172. The book is a fine cxample of the Schöffer press, and has the colophon, printed in red ink, which proves beyond dispute that Mentz was the birthplace of typography.
17025 CLEMENT V.
INCIP. COSTONES CLE. PPE. V. VNACū APPARATU DNI. Jo. AN., roy. folio, printed on Vellum, bound in parchment, fine copy, £84.
Magunt. Petr. Schoiffer, 1471
WITH THE FOUR EXTREMELY RARE ADDITIONAL LEAVES which contain the Rule of St. Francis and the "execrabilis" constitution of John XXII.
As a specimen of vellum-printing, and of the first printingpress, this is a volume of no small interest.
17026 BARBACIE (Andrea) Repetitio Solennis Rubrica de Fide Instrumentorum, Ed. Princ. Bononiæ (Ugo Ruggerius), 1474BARTHOLOMEI CEPOLLE Cautelle, Mediolani, Christoforus Waldarfer, 1475-2 vols. in 1, folio, old red MOROCCO, gilt edges, EXCESSIVELY RARE, £5. 1474-75
Both works are amongst the earliest productions of the celebrated presses from which they emanated. The second book is a curious collection of nice law-points, quibbles and quillets, and hints for sharp practice.
b. Decrees of Councils and Synods; Acts of Provincial Churches.
17027 CONCILIA. CONCILIORUM OMNIUM GENERALIUM ET PROVINCIALIUM COLLECTIO REGIA, 37 vols. roy. folio, old red morocco gilt, with the Arms of Louis XIV in gold on the sides and the royal crown and interlaced LL on the backs, gilt and marbled edges, A LARGE AND MAGNIFICENT COPY, £110.
Paris. e typog. Regia, 1644
"Cette collection se trouve difficilement," says Brunet; a remark which applies with tenfold force to the occurrence of such a superb uniform copy as this. When it is remembered that Mansi's great collection of Councils stops short with the fifteenth century, the value of the older collections becomes apparent. This is usually called the Royal or the Louvre collection. 17028 CONCILIA. NOVA COLLECTIO CONCILIORUM. STEPHANUS BALUZIUS in unum collegit, cum notis illustravit, LARGE PAPER, 1 vol. roy. folio (all published), old French red morocco gilt, gilt edges, FINE COPY, £5. Paris. 1683
This is a necessary supplement to various editions, and must be appended either to Labbé's, or Hardouin's, or the Royal Councils.