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Holcot / Post Incunable - In Proverbia Salomonis - 1515

Holcot / Post Incunable - In Proverbia Salomonis - 1515

Editio Princeps of the Commentary on King Solomon’s Proverbs, written for the first time in 1326 by Robert Holcot, a famous theologian known as Doctor firmus et indefatigabilis, the “strong and tireless doctor”. 1290, Holcot, - 1349, Northampton.
Very wide explanations of many stories and tales, aimed at emending the habits...

The Book of Proverbs (Hebrew משלי, mishlèy; Greek Παροιμίες, paroimíes; Latin Prouerbia) is a text contained in the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh) and in the Christian Bible.
It is written in Hebrew and, according to the hypothesis most shared by scholars, the definitive drafting of the book took place in Judaea in the 5th century BC, collecting texts composed by unknown authors in the previous centuries up to the monarchical period (11th-10th century BC).
It consists of 31 chapters containing various proverbs and sapiential sayings.
Two psalms are attributed to Solomon, most of the book of Proverbs and two books of the canon. King Solomon is considered a medium and an exorcist: an important work that gives us evidence to this is the testament of Solomon, which tells how the king exercises his magical power over demons to force them to build the temple in Jerusalem.

Robert Holcot was an English philosopher, theologian, and influential biblical scholar. He was born in Holcot, Northamptionshire. A follower of William of Ockham, he was nicknamed the Doctor firmus et indefatigabilis, the “strong and tireless doctor”. 1290, Holcot, - 1349, Northampton.
Jodocus Badius, also known as Josse Badius, Jodocus van Asche Badius and Badius Ascensius, was a pioneer of the printing industry, a famous grammarian and a pedagogue. Date of birth: 1462 in Ghent, Belgium - 1535 Paris. He studied in Ferrara.

Paris: François Regnault, [1515], title engraved in wood by the printer, date of publication on the colophon. Contemporary half leather binding with marbled boards, the back board is partially detached. Pp. (8); 446; (1), typographical mark on the title page, woodcut drop caps. Stains, marks, and some old repairs. Text edited by Josse Bade, whose name appears in the preface. Errors in the numbering of the sheets. Adams, H-676.
Printed in Paris by François Regnault, successors of Jean Marchant.

In proverbia Salomonis Roberti Holcoti, seu Thome Gualesii viri, sive hic sive ille fuerit author ... explanationes locupletissime, plurimum historie et fabulamenti ad morum emendationem complectentes, novissime autem mendis omnibus terse ...
Venundantur Parrhisiis apud Francisci Regnault iuxta edem divi maturini: cuius expensis impresse sunt (In fine: anno domini 1515).

Object Book
Number of Books 1
Subject Incunabula & early printing
Author/ Illustrator Holcot / Post Incunable
Book Title In Proverbia Salomonis
Condition Good
Publication year oldest item 1515
Edition 1st Edition
Language Latin
Original language Yes
Publisher Venundantur Parrhisiis apud Francisci Regnault
Binding/ Material Half leather
Extras Limited edition
Number of pages 455
Dimensions 213×142 mm
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