[RYNMANN, JOHANN, publisher, et al.] 1.  Dictionarium quod Gemmagemmarum vocant. Hagenau: printed by Henricus Gran for Johann Rynmann, December 4, 1518.
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[RYNMANN, JOHANN, publisher, et al.] 1. Dictionarium quod Gemmagemmarum vocant. Hagenau: printed by Henricus Gran for Johann Rynmann, December 4, 1518.
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[RYNMANN, JOHANN, publisher, et al.]
1. Dictionarium quod Gemmagemmarum vocant. Hagenau: printed by Henricus Gran for Johann Rynmann, December 4, 1518. a8 b-c4 d8 e-h4 i8 k-o4 p8 q-s4 t8 v-2b4 2c-2d8 2e6. Double column. Title in red and black within ornate woodcut border. Finger-soiling to title.
2. TORRENTINUS, HERMANNUS. Elucidarius vel vocabularius poeticus. Hagenau: printed by Henricus Gran for Johann Rynmann, December 30, 1518. 2A8 2B-2C4 2D8 2E-2F4 2G8 2H-2K4 2L6 (-2L6, ?blank). Double column. Title within elaborate woodcut border.
3. WILDENBERG, HIERONYMUS. Tersissima latini eloquii synonymorum collectanea. Strasbourg: Renatus Beck, 1518. A8 B-C4 D8 E4 F8. Triple column. Title within woodcut border. Title with 2 light splotches, page-marker on fore-edge, and repair to verso of fore-edge, handful of repairs at lower margin and fore-corner where waterstained.
All 4to (205 x 145 mm). Modern parchment. Occasional light foxing.
Provenance: first work Ferdinand Armsperger (ownership inscription on title); all three probably with Ackermann Antiquariat of Munich.

The first work is a Latin-German dictionary, published by Johann Rynmann of Augsburg [d.1522], widely considered to be the first non-printing publisher. The second work is a guide to mainly proper names in classical literature, from "Abas, King of the Argos" to "Zoroastes." Wildenberg's work lists Latin synonyms under German headings.
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