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Rare XVth Century Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

Johannes Gutenberg introduced the Western world to moveable type in 1450, but not all 15th Century books were produced using this new technology. These pages are reseved for manuscripts bound in the 15th Century using traditional means.



£3,950.00


Canzoniere et Trionfi by Francesco Petrarca

[Sant'Orso]: Leonardus Achates de Basilea, 1474. Second edition of this version; the seventh edition in total.Petrarch's poetry in Italian, the Canzoniere and the Trionfi count among the most celebrated and influential works in western literature. In the…

From Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books AG

€75,000.00


Spiegel der waren Rhetoric by Friedrich Riederer

Freiburg im Breisgau: Friedrich Riederer, 11 December 1493. – First edition. The first complete rhetoric in German. Friedrich Ried(e)rer's (c. 1450-c. 1510) work has to be esteemed as a landmark in the domain of rhetoric. Comprising ars rhetorica, ars d…

From Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books AG

€38,000.00


Incipit passio sancti Meynrhadi martyris et heremite

Edited by Sebastian Brant. Basel: Michael Furter, XII. kal. octobris (= 20 September) 1496. First Latin edition.The legend of a Swiss saint and the foundation of Einsiedeln Abbey. This small incunable contains the account of the life of St. Meinrad of Ein…

From Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books AG

€45,000.00


Lucensium Oratio Luculentissima Pont. Maximo Alexandro Sexto per Nicolaum Tygrinu[m] Lucensem Vtriusq]ue] Iuris by Tygrinus or Nicolaus Tegrinus or Tegrini

Rome: [Andreas Freitag],15 October 1492, 1492. Later black roan & gray boards, spine letters gilt.Binding slightly worn, first leaf lightly soiled. Ex-libris Walter Goldwater. Oration such as this are usually rare and short this one is both it is a tribu…

From James Gray Bookseller

$4,000.00


$2,800.00


Manipulus curatorum. by Guido de Monte Rochen

8vo. 19th- century ½-vellum. Venice: (Damianus de Mediolano, de Gorgonzola) 16 Nov. 1493. (ISTC No.: ig00602500; H 8207; GW 11804). Guido de Monte Rochen's Manipulus curatorum is considered the most important of the medieval pastoral manuals. (It was no…

From George Robert Minkoff, Inc.

$8,750.00


$9,970.00


Comoediae novem, in Greek. by ARISTOPHANES

Venice, Aldus Manutius, July 15th 1498. Folio [317 x 210 mm] of (347) ll. Many comments from 41 to 42 lines a page, on the borders of the text. Bound in limp vellum, flat spine with the title handwritten in ink, blue edges. Binding from the end of the 16t…

From LIBRAIRIE CAMILLE SOURGET

€65,000.00


THE ROHAN BOOK OF HOURS.Bibliotheque Nationale Paris ( MS. LATIN 9471) by Rohan, the Duke of - BOOK OF HOURS - FACSIMILE

London: The Arcadia Press, 1974. Original Full Vellum. Fine. 4to. INTRODUCTION BY MILLARD MEISS. INTRODUCTION AND COMMENTARIES BY MARCEL THOMAS. PREFACE TO THIS LIMITED EDITION BY THE DUKE OF ROHAN. LIMITED EDITION OF ONLY 55 COPIES OF WHICH THIS IS NUM…

From M.Pollak Antiquariat - Est.1899

$1,000.00


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