1525 Bartholomew Anglicus Proprietaire Medicine Astronomy Demons Angels French

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‘De Proprietatibus Rerum’ (or ‘The Properties of Things’) is a medieval early encyclopedia by Bartholomew the Englishman. Originally written in 1240, this book was the most popular book in medieval times (Steele). Written for both students and general audiences, this book discuses a wide variety of topics including God, angels and demons, human physiology, medicine, astronomy and celestial bodies, minerology, gemstones, and much more.

 

Bartholomew referenced many important writers including Popes, Saint Jerome, Saint Augustine, Josephus, Hippocrates, Pliny, Cicero, Aristotle, Galen, Plato, Lucan, and Virgil. An impressive collection of the most famous names in literary history.

 

This 1525 Paris edition was translated into French and edited by Jean Corbichon and published by Phelippe le Noir.

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1525 Bartholomew Anglicus Proprietaire Medicine Astronomy Demons Angels French

 

‘De Proprietatibus Rerum’ (or ‘The Properties of Things’) is a medieval early encyclopedia by Bartholomew the Englishman. Originally written in 1240, this book was the most popular book in medieval times (Steele). Written for both students and general audiences, this book discuses a wide variety of topics including God, angels and demons, human physiology, medicine, astronomy and celestial bodies, minerology, gemstones, and much more.

 

Bartholomew referenced many important writers including Popes, Saint Jerome, Saint Augustine, Josephus, Hippocrates, Pliny, Cicero, Aristotle, Galen, Plato, Lucan, and Virgil. An impressive collection of the most famous names in literary history.

 

This 1525 Paris edition was translated into French and edited by Jean Corbichon and published by Phelippe le Noir.

 

Item number: #2092

Price: $9500

 

BARTHOLMEW, Anglicus

 

Le proprietaire des choses : tresutille & profitable aux corps humains auec aucunes addicions nouuellement adioustees cest assauoir. Les vertus et proprietez des eaues artificielles et des herbes. Les natiuitez des hommes et des femmes selon les douze signes. Et plusieurs receptes contre aulcunes maladies. Item vng remede tres vtille contre fieure pestilentieuse et aultre maniere depydimie approuue p[ar] plusieurs docteurs en medicine

 

Nouuellement imprime a Paris : Lan de grace mil cinq cens. xxv. le xx. iour de may par Phelippe le noir …, [20 May, 1525]

 

Details:

  • Collation: [566 unnumbered]
    • Signatures: à8a-z, A-X, AA, BB6
    • Lacking first two leaves – title and first leaf of table of contents, but otherwise complete in all respects.
    • Le Noir’s device on BB6 verso
  • References: Adams B 266; USTC 47632; Pettegree, French Vernacular 2835; BMC 12201.g.1; FB 2835
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Front board has slight wiggle
  • Size: ~9.5in X 7in (24.5cm x 17.5cm)
  • Exceedingly rare with no other example for sale worldwide

 

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Categories

Esoteric & Occult

Natural History

Philosophy

Botany, Gardening, & Herbals

Cooking & Cuisine

Mathematics & Physics

Medicine & Science

Authors

BARTHOLMEW, Anglicus

Printing Date

16th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete