Marcus Tullius Cicero - Paradoxa - 1538

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Marcus Tullius Cicero - Paradoxa - 1538
Littérature, Philosophie - Quantité : 1 - Livre

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Paradoxa.
Das seind wunderbarliche und in dem gemainen wone oder verstand unglaubliche sprüch/
durch den aller redsprechsten hochweysisten Oratorn und Philosophum/
Marcum Tullium Ciceronem/
in latein disputirt unnd geschribe(n)/
jetzo in teutsche sprach tranßferiert/
Vor nie gesehen/
ainem ieden trostlich unnd nutzbarlich zulesen

Augsburg, Alexander Weißenhorn 1538

Moderate black canvas, single-column print, roman pagination. Sheet size 30.0 x 19.0 cm; type area 26.0 x 16.0 cm. 2 numbered sheets, including title and dedication. 11 (erroneous 12 pages) numbered sheets, the sheet with the dedication bound between sheets IIII and V. probably without the last white sheet. Large monogrammed title woodcut by Hans Burgkmair (Hans Brosamer?). Some figurative woodcut initials in the style of the Augsburg "Kinderalphabet" by Hans Weidnitz.

Extremely rare 1st German edition, which face far more than 80 Latin issues in the VD 16. The work was translated by the German writer and humanist Simon Schaidenreisser (1497-1592) (rector of the Latin School in Munich since 1525, author of the first German Odyssey translation, which marked the beginning of the German-language Homer adaptation). It is attributed to the famous field captain and keeper in Tölz Kaspar Winzerer, the author Gevatter. The work presented here is one of the last prints from the "Augsburg Offizin bei Weissenhorn".
Very good condition. Strong and mostly very clean print. Thick paper. Paper just a little bit browned, title at margins somewhat brownish. Partially minimally brown spotted in outer margin. 1 sheet with underlinings and old handwritten marginalia.

In these paradoxes, dedicated to Marcus Brutus, Cicero presents the Stoa in six core sets. - VD 16, C 3509; Graesse II, 180; Hollstein 726.

Informations du lot
Object
Livre
Nombre de livres
1
Sujet
Littérature, Philosophie
Auteur/ Illustrateur
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Titre du livre
Paradoxa
État
Très bon état
Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
1538
Édition
1ère édition dans ce format
Langue
Allemand
Langue originale
Non
Reliure
Couverture rigide
Dimensions
31.5×20.5 cm
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