Sale 2468 - Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books, March 8, 2018

201 c RICCI, BARTOLOMEO. Apparatus Latinae locutionis. 847, [65] pages. 8vo, 160x109 mm, old limp vellum with spine title in ink and remnants of thong ties; title soiled with old inscriptions inked out, worming in blank inner corners toward beginning, light dampstaining in upper outer corners toward end, old inscriptions and scrawls on last page and facing endpaper. Unidentified Dominican branded ownership mark on bottom edges. Lyon: Seb. Gryphius, 1534 [300/500] Dictionary of Latin usage first published in 1533. 202 c (ROELAS Y PAZ, MARCOS DE LAS.) Executoria . . . por donde se justifica jurídicamente la Nobleza, e Hidalguía, que goza Don Marcos de las Roelas Sánchez y Paz, Jurado Perpetuo de el Regimiento de la Ciudad de Córdoba. Title in red and black within type ornament border; woodcut cartouche containing hand-drawn coat of arms in ink; folding letterpress genealogical table with hand-drawn background of tree trunks and branches in ink.[4],119 pages.Folio,287x201 mm,contemporary limp vellum,worn with 2 holes in front joint, lacking ties; dampstaining throughout, mostly marginal but occasionally dark, clean tears in folding table repaired with cellophane tape, contemporary doodles and inscription on blank last page. (Córdoba, 4 September 1706) [i. e., 1713?] [300/500] Spanish patents of nobility were customarily executed in manuscript; this is an uncommon example printed from type. The grantee was apparently the self-taught calligrapher from Pórtugos in the province of Granada who was active at the court of King João V of Portugal in the early 18th century. See Ana Martínez Pereira, “Un Calígrafo Español en la Corte de D. João V,” Península: Revista de Estudos Ibéricos, 2003, pages 355-68 (commenting on the limited biographical information about him, not noting this document). 203 c SALCEDO CORONEL, GARCÍA DE. Rimas. [17], 162 leaves, including engraved title. 8vo, 146x100 mm, old vellum boards with spine title in ink, lacking ties, hinges partly cracked; insignificant foxing toward beginning, contents otherwise generally clean. Madrid: Juan Delgado, 1627 [400/600] first edition of the first part; the second (Christales de Helicona) was published in 1649. Palau 287007. 204 c SÁNCHEZ DE LAS BROZAS, FRANCISCO. Paradoxa. 95, [1] pages. bound with his : De autoribus interpretandis, sive de exercitatione. 28, [4] pages, including penultimate colophon leaf and final blank. and his : Grammatica Graeca. 31 pages. Together, 3 volumes in one. 8vo, 156x101 mm, contemporary gilt- panelled vellum boards with spine title in ink, lacking ties; contents browned with marginal dampstaining, early owner’s signature on first title, handwritten table of contents on verso, worming at top of last 2 leaves in third work slightly affecting text. Antwerp: Christopher Plantin, 1582; 1581; 1581 [colophon dated 1582] [300/500] first editions of short works on Latin grammar, the art of poetry, and Greek grammar. Palau 294869, 294868, 294870; Voet 2178, 2176, 2177. 205 c (SANTIAGO, ORDER OF.) Medrano, García de. Copilación de las Leyes Capitulares de la Orden de la Cavallería de Santiago del Espada. Title within woodcut architectural border enclosing arms of King Philip III of Spain; woodcut of St. James slaughtering Moors within full-page architectural border on next leaf. [8], 135, [9] leaves. Folio, 299x207 mm, old vellum boards with spine title in ink; conspicuous dampstaining on preliminaries, marginal worming through much of volume affecting some sidenotes. Unidentified Dominican branded ownership mark on top and bottom edges. Palau 99366. (Valladolid: Luis Sánchez, 1605) [250/350]