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Drawing on Vellum


[DANCE OF DEATH] Anonymous. ANONYMOUS DRAWING, attributed to Francesco di Giovanni in graphite on verso. c. 1750-1800.

Highly finished preparatory design for a fresco or tapestry connected to the Albani family, whose coat of arms appears under the left-hand arch crowned with a cardinal's hat.
$15,000


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WITH 14 ENGRAVED PLATES
THE LIFE AND RISE OF MUHAMMAD


BACCANTI, Alberto. Maometto, legislatore degli arabi e fondatore dell’Impero musulmano; poema del canonico Kav. Baccanti. Casalmaggiore, Fratelli Bizzarri, 1791.

Very rare first and sole edition of this illustrated poem on the life of Muhammad, composed in twelve cantos of ottava rima, with twelve full-page engraved plates by the Casalmaggiore painter Paolo Araldi (d. 1811), as well as two frontispiece portraits of the author and of Muhammad astride a rampant horse.
$4,850


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[[GHEZZI, Pier Leone / FREY, Jacob / WESTERHOUT, Arnold van et al.]] CLEMENT ALBANI XI / GUIDI, Alessandro. Sei omelie di nostro Signore papa Clemente Undecimo Esposte in versi da Alessandro Guidi. . Rome, Francesco Gonzaga, 1712.

Extremely rare first edition of this luxuriously illustrated anthology of extracts from papal sermons delivered between 1703-09, in Latin prose and facing Italian verse: an unusual example of Baroque ecclesiastical culture from the pontificate of Clement XI.
$2,250


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VIENSSENS’S COPY OF DESCARTES’ LES PRINCIPES


DESCARTES, René [VIEUSSENS, Raymond]. Les Principes de la Philosophie. Escrits en Latin, par René Descartes. Et traduits en François par un de ses Amis. Revues, & corrigez en cette derniere Edition. Paris, Bobin & Le Gras, 1668.

Scarce edition of Descartes’ magnum opus, bearing the manuscript ex-libris of Raymond Vieussens (1635-1715), Royal Physician to Louis XIV and an important anatomist in his own right.
$11,500


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ERASMUS ANNOTATED WITH THE HEBREW LEARNING OF SEBASTIAN MÜNSTER


ERASMUS, Desiderio / [MÜNSTER, Sebastian]. . In Novum Testamentum ab eodem denuo recognitum, annotationes, ingenti nuper accessione per autorem locupletatae. . Basel, 1519.

First collected edition of Erasmus of Rotterdam’s annotations to his Greek New Testament, containing manuscript marginalia derived from the polymath Sebastian Münster’s Hebrew translation of the Gospel of Matthew.
$38,000


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