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

235 c THOMAS À KEMPIS, Saint, attributed to. De vita et beneficiis Jesu Christi. Printer’s woodcut device on title, woodcut illustration on verso; woodcut of the Crucifixion on recto of last leaf. Gothic type, 32 lines. [68] leaves (2a-2h 8 2i 4 ). 8vo, 123x86 mm, later 19th-century brown morocco gilt with title on front cover and monogram S. D. on rear cover, portion of leather missing from front cover; minor marginal dampstaining throughout. [Paris]: Jean Petit, [1515?] [500/750] Tenth(?) edition of a devotional tract originally published circa 1488. 233 c TASSO, TORQUATO; et al. Apologia . . . in Difesa della sua Gierusalemme Liberate . . . Con le accuse, & difese dell’Orlando Furioso dell’Ariosto. Et alcune Lettere, Pareri, & Discorsi di diversi Auttori nel medesimo genere. [16], 119, [1]; [121]-227, [1]; 156, [4]; 31, [1]; [16], 175, [9]; [16], 117, [3] pages. 6 parts in one volume. 8vo, 147x99 mm, contemporary limp vellum, soiled, spine darkened, lacking ties; marginal dampstaining through much of volume. Ferrara: (Vittorio Baldini for) GiulioVasalini, 1586 [200/300] 234 c TERREROS Y PANDO, ESTEBAN DE. Paleografía Española, que contiene todos los modos conocidos que ha habido de escribir en España. 18 engraved plates of historical writing specimens. [4], 160 pages. 4to, 192x140 mm, contemporary vellum boards with spine title in ink, top edge of front cover chipped, front hinge split; gathering B lightly toned, dampstaining in upper outer corners in second half of volume. Booklabel of D. Lucas Alaman. Madrid: Joachín Ibarra, 1758 [300/500] first edition of a study of Spanish historical scripts. Palau 330662. 234 235