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Defending John Frederick of Saxony & Landgrave Philip of Hesse
[Major, Georg].  Ewiger, Göttlicher, Allmechtiger Maiestat Declaration. Wider Kaiser Carl, Künig zü Hispanien etc., vnd Bapst Paulum den dritten. [Wittenberg: Josef Klug, 1546]. 4to (18 cm, 7.125"). [56] pp.
$925.00
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AHumanist Printer's Work on Roman Law
Manuzio, Paolo.  Antiquitatum romanarum Pauli Manutii liber de legibus. Index rerum memorabilium. Venetiis: Aldus, 1557. Chancery folio (31 cm, 12.25"). [4], lxxx, [2] ff.
$2250.00
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A Good BAV Title Macclesfield Provenance
Mela, Pomponius.  Pomponii Melae De orbis situ libri tres, accuratissime eme[n]dati. Lutetiae Parisiorum: [Chrétien Wechel], 1530. Folio (34 cm; 13.25"). [14] ff., 196 p., [1] f., [28] ff. (without the fold. map, if one was actually issued with it).
$1450.00
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A Balli-Printed Broadside with aJuan Pablos Woodcut Initial
(Buying a Lot of Cochineal!)
(MEXICAN “INCUNABLE”).  Notarial form.  Carta de poder. [Mexico: Pedro Balli, before 25 February 1594]. Folio 33.5 cm, 13.25"). [1] f. with integral leaf in manuscript.
$1925.00
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Not in BAV An Americanum Nonetheless
Mocenigo, Andrea.  ...Bellum cameracense. [colophon: Venetiis: per Bernardinum Venetum de Vitalibus, 1525. Small 8vo (15.3 cm; 6"). [188] ff.
$1750.00
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Uncommon Poem Dedicated toPope Julius III
Modesti, Publio Francesco. P. Francisci Modesti Saludeciensis canonici arimini. De opificio dei opusculum. Rimini (Impress. in Inclyta urbe Arimino): in Officina Erasmi Virginei, 1552 [Iulli. III. Pont. Max. Anno. III.]. 4to (19.4 cm; 7.625"). 16 ff.
$750.00
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First Edition Full of Facts & Fantasy
Mori, Ascanio de.  Prima parte delle novelle di Ascanio De'Mori da Ceno. Mantova: Per Francesco Osanna, 1585. 4to (20.5 cm, 8"). [8], 139, [1] pp.
$3000.00
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Inconstancy of ApostasyMultiple Metamorphoses
Nicholls [a.k.a., Niccols, Nicols], John.  A declaration of the recantation of Iohn Nichols (for the space almoste of two yeeres the Popes scholer in the Englishe seminarie or college at Rome) which desireth to be reconciled, and receiued as a member into the true Church of Christ in England ... London: Imprinted by Christopher Barker, 1581. Small 8vo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). [98] ff.
[SOLD]
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By a FranciscanPROTESTANT?
Ochino, Bernardino.  Liber de corporis Christi praesentia in Coenae Sacramento ... cui adiunximus eiusdem authoris Labyrinthos de diuina praenotione, & libero seu seruo hominis arbitrio. Basileae: [apud Petrum Pernam, 1561 or 1563]. Small 8vo (15.5 cm; 6") 2 pts. in 1 vol. I: A–R8; [2] ff., 261, [1 (blank)] pp., [3 (2 blank)] ff. II: a–t8u4; [4] ff., 301 [i.e., 299], [1 (blank)] pp., [2 (1 blank)] ff.
$2875.00
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Lutheran Liturgy, 16C Black & Red:
The Church Order of Brandenburg-Nuremberg &
a Catechism for Its Children
   
Osiander, Andreas.  Kirchen Ordnung in meiner gnedigen Herrn der Marggrauen zu Brandenburg. Nürnberg: Christoff Heussler, 1564. Folio (31.3 cm, 12.32"). [2], LVII, [1 (blank)] ff. [with the same author's]  Catechismus oder Kinder predig. Nürnberg: Christoff Heussler, 1564. Folio. LXXX ff.
$2500.00
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The Monte di Pietà in the Papal States
(Papal Bulls / Monte di Pietà).  A small collection of 13 papal bulls and related papal publications mainly concerning Monte di Pietà and notaries in Bologna and Cesena. Bologna & Rome: various printers, 1525–96 (and possibly later). 4to (ca. 20 cm, 7.75"). Mostly [4]ff. but length varies to up to 16 pp.
[SOLD]
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Uncommon Then & Now
Parabosco, Gerolamo.  Il Viluppo, comedia nova. In Vinegia: Appresso Gabriel Giolito de'Ferrari, 1567. 12mo (13.7 cm, 5.4"). 59, [1] ff.
$450.00
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Comedias  
Parabosco, Girolamo. L’hermafrodito. Comedia... di nuovo ricorretta e ristampata. Vinegia: Gabriel Giolito de’Ferrari, 1560. (13.5 cm, 5.25"). 48 ff. [bound with the same author’s] Il Marinaio. Vinegia: Gabriel Giolito de’Ferrari, 1560. 59 ff. (lacking ff. 2 & 3, and final blank). [with] Il viluppo. Comedia nova....Vinegia: Gabriel Giolito de’Ferrari, 1568. 59, [1] ff. [with] Il pellegrino. Vinegia: Gabriel Giolito de’Ferrari, 1560. 36 ff.
$600.00
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Pleasing Provenance & Woodcut Illustrations
Petrarca, Francesco [i.e., Petrarch]; Giovanni Andrea Gesualdo, commentator.   Il Petrarcha con la spositione di M. Giovanni Andrea Gesualdo. [colophon: In Venetia: per Domenico Giglio, 1553]. 4to (21 cm, 8.25"). 2 vols. in 1. [94], 346 pp.; illus.
$1650.00
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Neoplatonic Creationism
Philoponus, Joannes Grammaticus.  ... In Procli Diadochi duo de viginti argumenta De mundi aeternitate. Opus varia multiplicique philosophiae cognitione refertum. Lugduni: [colophon: Nicolaus Edoardus Campanus], 1557. Folio (33.5 cm, 13.15"). ab4a–z6A–B6 (-B6); 295, [3 (blank)] pp. (lacking final blank f.)
$1700.00
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Renaissance HUMANIST Study ofChurch History
Platina, Bartolomeo.  Bap. Platinae, cremonensis, opus de vitis ac gestis summorum pontificum. Coloniae: Apud Maternum Cholinum, 1562. Folio (29.1 cm, 11.5"). [10] ff., 385 pp. [i.e., 399], [1] p.; 98 pp., [13] ff.
$500.00
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An Important COPYOwned by THREE Star Theologians
[Pseudo-Primasius].  ... In omnes D. Pauli epistolas commentarij. Lugduni: apud Seb. Gryphium, 1537. 8vo (18 cm, 7’’). [16], 653, [3] pp.
[SOLD]
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