Title: Rodolphi Agricolae Phrisii De Inuentione Dialectica Liber Tertius, 1535
Author: Rudolf Agricola; Johannes Matthaeus
Publisher: Parisiis, ex officina Christiani Wecheli sub scuto Basilaeensi
Condition: Very Good
An extremely scarce early 16th century edition of Agricola’s De Inuentione Dialectica Liber Tertius, his most notable work.
From being an educator, musician, instrument maker, poet, diplomat, boxer, and Scholar, Agricola was a pre-Erasmian humanist of the Northern Low Countries, as well as a celebrated professor of philosophy at Worms and Heidelberg. Today, he is often seen as the father of Northern European humanism
This volume has been extensively annotated up to page 52, with several entertaining doodles as well. The last page has an interesting spirograph doodle.
This volume is interleaved with 24 blank leaves that were likely designed for notational use, whether for any general owner or a student, with three of those leaves bearing notation.
One vellum bound volume in 12mo, 93 pages plus 24 bound in leaves for notational use
On note of condition, this volume is in very good shape, with minor rubbing and staining to the binding. There is infrequent staining to the lower right corner of pages 1-43, though it only affects the margins.