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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.



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


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


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


Epistolae et Evangelia by BIBLIA Incunable

En Folio (264x175 mm). Encuadernación de época (Sur de Alemania) en piel de cerdo sobre tablas de madera, posiblemente del propio taller de Dinckmut, o posiblemente por Johannes Richenbach de Geislingen (al norte de Ulm, activo 1467-1485, y conocido com...

From Grupo Editorial Rosa Maria Porrúa

$45,300.00


[Summa de virtutibus] [On the Virtues ; The Summation of Virtues] [Quintæ Partis Principalis, Tractatus de Beatitudinibus] by Peraldus, Guilelmus ca. 1190-1271 [var. Guillermus Parisiensis, Guilielmus, Guilelmus, Guillaume Perrault, Guilelmus, Willelmi de Peraldo, Wilhelm Peraldus, Guilelmus de Petra Alda, Guillaume de Peyraud] ; Michael Wenßler [Wenssler], fl. 1472-1497

[Basle, Switzerland : Michael Wenßler (Wenssler), 1475], 1475. Very Good. 169 Folio leaves ; 31 cm. ; 2° ; bound in quarter suede with three raised bands, hand-written titles on spine ; an incunable from the early and important press of Michael Wenssl...

From Joseph Valles - Books

$11,500.00


COMPLETE HAND-RUBRICATED INCUNABULA IN ORIGINAL BLINDSTAMPED WOODEN BINDING: Dialogorum libri quattuor by Gregorius I (Pope Gregory I)

Basel: Basel: Impressi ac diligentissime correcti per Michael Furter, 1496. Full leather. Very Good. Quarto, printed by Michael Furter, Basel, 1496, with dated closing colophon. COLLATION: 58 leaves complete; signatures a8, b-f8, h4, i6. TEXT: double ...

From Lyppard Books

£4,250.00


LA EXPOSITIONE DEL PATER NOSTER, COMPOSTA PER FRATE GIROLAMO DA FERRARA. by SAVONAROLA, Girolamo.:

(Florence, Bartolommeo de Libri), circa 1495.. INCUNABULA, circa 1495, ITALIAN TEXT, bound in eights, approximately 200 x 135 mm, 7¾ x 5¼ inches, 24 leaves without pagination, as issued (48 pages), a1-c8, 34 lines, the last 2 words are "senza spirito",...

From Roger Middleton

£3,800.00


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