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Bibliographie Instructive: ou Traite de la connoissance des livres rares et singuliers: contenant un catalogue raisonne . . . [2 volumes].

By: DE BURE, Guillaume-Francois (1731–1782).

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Paris:, Chez Guillaume-Francois de Bure le jeune, 1765.: 1765

Seller ID: LV1858


Two volumes. 8vo. [iii]-xvi, 734, [2]; 544 pp. Head and tail pieces, index, summary of the articles, errata; cords split between pp. 320-321 on vol. 1; some stains. Original mottled calf with elaborate gilt-stamped spine, all edges red; heavily worn, boards showing at edges, covers loose. Internally good. Scarce. These two parts contain the Belles-lettres: being vols. 3 and 4, of the catalogues by De Bure [or Debure or Bure] (1731–1782), the noted French printer, bibliophile and bookseller, who here describes a vast library of rare and unusual books from the 14 century up to his era, i... View more info

Theologie Platonicienne de l'immortalite des âmes [par] Marsile Ficin. Texte critique etabli et traduit par Raymond Marcel.

By: FICIN, Marsile (1433-1499); Raymond MARCEL (1897-1981).

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Paris:, Societe d'edition "Les Belles Lettres," 1964- 1970.: 1964

Seller ID: BL2910


Three volumes. 8vo. 338; 300; 396 pp. Frontispieces, index. Original printed wrappers. Fine set. Ficin, of Florence, is one of the most influential humanist philosophers of the early Italian Renaissance. He headed the Platonic Academy of Florence, founded by Cosimo de Medici in 1459, and had for disciples and colleagues Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Angelo Poliziano and Jerome Benivieni. Familiar with the writings of Aristotle, he also translated or commented the works of Plato. His writings of philosophy, metaphysics, religion and aesthetics, became influential in his time. The translator, ... View more info