M.DC. (1600) Lugduni, Per Beringos
8vo. 1 blank - 7 ff - 440 pp - 8 ff (index) - 1 blank.
Portrait of the author and several illustrations/tables in the
Contemporary full vellum binding in very good condition.
Interior complete and sound. Slight uniform browning due to
(The strong yellowing on the pictures is only due to the
Very rare dated edition of the second
part of Agrippa's collected works. Almost all editions of Agrippa's
works are undated , and all but the original were "fakes"
based on the first edition, in reality not printed by the Beringos
brothers, but by Zetzner in Strassburg at the beginning of the
XVII century (See A.Prost extensive work on the subject) . This
edition, although not printed by Beringos , is dated and from
a different printer that the usual editions, the title page
showing a medusa.
Contrary to the first part of the works,
most treatises contained in this second part were never translated
and can't be found in modern edition.
Published during the XVI century, the
works of Agrippa are foundational to both western secular and
occult thought. In his own time, although admired and feared
by many as a powerful magician, he was hunted as a heretic and
necromancer, his books were burned and he was condemned by the
Exact Title :
HENRICII CORNELII AGRIPPAE ab Nettesheym,
Armatae militiae equitis aurati, et iuris utriusque ac Medicina
Doctoris. OPERUM PARS POSTERIOR. Quorum catalogum exhibebunt
tibi paginae sequentes. Una cum rerum et verborum hoc tomo memorabilium
Indice & locuplete & certo.
Contained Works :
- De Incertitudine & Vanitate Scientiarum
- In Artem brevem Raymundi Lulli commentaria (with tables and
- De triplici ratione cognoscendi Deum liber unus
- Expostulatio cum Ioanne Carilinero
- De nobilitate & praecellentia foemiei sexus declamatio
- De Sacramento Matrimonii declamatio
- De originali peccato
- De vita monastica sermo
- De inventione reliquiarum B. Antonii Eremitae sermo
- Regimen, seu Antidota adversus pestem
NB : this particular issue of
the Operum pars posterior is not bound with the "Epistolarum
ad familiares" sometimes found with it.
Price : 950 euros.