Thomas Kees

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Thomas Kees
1507–1515

Imprimeur-libraire

Also called Thomas Caseus.

Kees uses a woodcut showing a scholar sitting at a desk with a statue in a niche. He worked particularly for the booksellers François Regnault (1509–1511), Jean Lambert (1513–1514), Hémon Le Fèvre (1514–1515), and also for Pierre Baquelier (1512–1513).

Addresses
1507–1511 E regione Collegii Italorum in intersignio Speculi (near the collège des Italiens, rue des Carmes, at the sign of the Mirror)
1511–1515           In platea Carmelitarum in domo rubea sic vocata (in the square in fron of the Carmelites in the building called the Red House)
References
Renouard, Répertoire, 223.
E. Colmi, ‘Thomas Kees Wesaliensis: aus der Werkstatt eines weseler Druckers in Paris 1507–1515/16’, in: Festschrift für Josef Benzing, Wiesbaden, 1964.
BnF Data: Thomas Kees
Devices
None.
Types
Name Size Dates Notes
R16 79 1509–1515
R6 102 1510–1514/1515
T29B 70 1509
T17 108 1508?–1512/1513
T15 120 1511–1514?
T9 140 1513–1514/1515
Rot94 53 1509
Rot81 62 1512–1515?
Rot69 63 1509?–1513
Rot58 70 1512
Rot47 86 1513, 1515?
B11 84 1513
Gk10 78 1513?, 1514?
Gk5A 76 1509–1513?
Initials
Size Dates
13 1509–1513
19 1509–1513
28 1513
Lombards
Size Dates
9.0 1509?–1514
11.0 1512–1513
3.5 1513
5.0 1512–1513
6.5 1510–1514
Signatures
‘$.i.’–‘$.iiij.’ and ‘$’ and ‘$i’.
Catchwords
None.

27 October 1509
Anguilbertus, Theobaldus.
Mensa philosophica Optime custos valitudinis studiosis iuuenibus apparata.
[Paris]: [Colophon:] Impressus Parisius e regione collegij Italorum in intersignio Speculi [address of T. Kees] Impensis Francisci Regnault. Anno .1509. Sexto kalen. Nouem.
8°: A–F⁸ G⁴.
Printed in Paris for François Regnault, printed with the address and typographical material of Thomas Kees.
[View full record]C.115.n.42(2).
1509
Poliziano, Angelo, 1454-1494.
[Illustrium virorum epistolae.]
Doctissime illustrium virorum epistole quas ... Angelus Politianus ... concinnauit.
[Paris]: [Colophon:] Impressum est Parrhisijs per Thomam Kees. Impensis Francisci Renault [sic], [c. 1509].
4°: A–S⁸/⁴ (S4 blank?).
Printed in Paris by Thomas Kees for François Regnault.
[View full record]C.182.b.2 (lacks S4 (blank?))
1510
Ramirez de Villascusa, Antonio.
Sequuntur abbreuiationes omnium paruorum logicalium collecta, a ... Anthonio Ramirez de Villascusa ... cum tractatu terminorum ... Dauidis Cranston Ab eodem correcto.
[Paris]: Venales extant ab Egidio Gourmont [pr. by T. Kees], [c. 1510].
4°: a–f⁴/⁸ g–i⁴ k⁸.
Printed in Paris for Gilles de Gourmont with the typographical material of Thomas Kees.
[View full record]C.37.c.44(3) (lacks title page; b3,4.5,6 from a different edition)
1510
Victor, Sextus Aurelius.
[De viris illustribus.]
Plinius de viris illustribus.
[Paris]: Venundantur parisius in vico sancti Iacobi sub intersignio diui Martini [address of D. Roce, pr. by T. Kees or R. Cousturier?], [c. 1510?].
4°: a–d⁸/⁴.
Printed in Paris for Denys Roce, possibly printed with the typographical material of Thomas Kees or Raoul Cousturier.
[View full record]10604.bbbb.2.
1510
Aegidius Delfus, active 1488-1516.
De causis ortus, mortisque Christi: ... Egidius Delphus.
[Paris]: [pr. by T. Kees?], [c. 1510].
4°: A⁴.
Printed in Paris, possibly printed with the typographical material of Thomas Kees.
[View full record]11408.d.1.
26 January 1511
Pliny, the Younger.
Epistolae Plinii multum vtiles.
[Paris]: [Colophon:] Impressae Parisius e regione collegij Italorum in intersignio speculi. Expensis Francisci Regnault & Egidij Gourmont. Anno MDX. Septimo Calen. Februarij [1510 (1511 n.s.?)].
8°: a–q⁸ r⁴.
Printed in Paris for François Regnault and Gilles de Gourmont with the address and typographical material of Thomas Kees.
[View full record]10905.bbb.4.
20 December 1511
Vivaldi, Giovanni Ludovico, -1540.
Opus regale.
[Paris]: Venundantur parisius in vico sancti Iacobi sub intersignio diui claudij [address of F. Regnault]. [Colophon:] Impressum Parisius per Ioannem barbier [and T. Kees] expensis Francisci regnault. Anno .M.ccccc. xi. decimo tertio kalendas Ianuarias [1511].
4°: a–z A–M⁸ N⁴ O–P⁸.
Printed in Paris for François Regnault, the printing shared by Jean Barbier and Thomas Kees.
[View full record]848.k.4.
1511
Dionysius, de Mutina, approximately 1335-1400.
[Liber in quatuor sententiarum.]
Acutissimi et quam maxime succincti ... doctoris Dionysii cisterciensis Liber in quatuor sententiarum: nuper a fratre Iohanne maceriensis correctus et emendatus.
[Paris]: Venundantur parrhisius a Ponceto le preux [pr. by J. Marchant and T. Kees?], [1511].
2°: A⁸ a–o⁶ p⁸ q–s⁶; aa⁸ bb–ff⁶ gg⁸; ²aa–²bb⁸.
Printed in Paris for Poncet Le Preux, the printing shared by Jean Marchant and Thomas Kees.
[View full record]469.c.6 (Lacks ²bb8 (blank))
1511
Nonius Marcellus, active 4th century.
[Ad filium de verborum proprietate compendium.]
Que hoc libro continentur Nonii Marcelli peripathetici ad filium de verborum proprietate compendium; Sexti Festi Pompeii fragmenta; Marci Terentii Varronis de lingua latina ... De analogia.
Paris: Venundantur ab Egidio de Gourmont [Colophon:] Impressum Parisius in Bellouisu per Ioannem Marchant [and T. Kees] Anno .1511.
2°: πA A b–o⁶; ²A–F⁶ G⁴.
Printed in Paris for Gilles de Gourmont, Claude Chevallon and Hémon Le Fèvre, the printing shared by Jean Marchant and Thomas Kees.
[View full record]67.c.1(1) (πA6 misbound?)
24 May 1512
Hyginus, Caius Julius.
[Poeticon astronomicon.]
Hygini ... Aureum opus historiasque ad amussim pertractans.
[Paris]: [Colophon:] Impressum Parrhisius per Thomam Kees [with the device of Olivier Senant], Anno M.CCC xij. [sic] Die .xxiiij. mensis Maij [1512].
4°: a–i⁴.
Printed in Paris by Thomas Kees for Olivier Senant.
[View full record]IA.41616(2).
15 July 1512
[Bible. N.T. Epistles. Latin.]
Si sanctitatem ... cupis ... Pauli apostoli Petri et Iohannis Iacobi & iude Epistolas legito.
[Paris]: [Colophon:] Impresse parisius per Thomam Kees pro magistro Petro baquelier gratianopolitano. anno .M.CCCCC.xij. Sole Iulij. quindecimam claudente [1512].
8°: A–K l–m⁸.
Printed in Paris by Thomas Kees for Pierre Baquelier of Grenoble
[View full record]C.51.aa.6(3).
1512
[Liturgies. Hours. Rome. French.]
A lhonneur de dieu et de la glorieuse vierge marie. Cy commencent les heures nostre dame a lusaige de Romme ... nouuellement translatez de latin en francoys.
[Paris]: [Colophon:] Imprimez a Paris pour Iehan de brye [pr. by T. Kees?], [c. 1512].
8°: A–Q⁸.
Printed in Paris for Jean de Brie, probably printed with the typographical material of Thomas Kees.
[View full record]C.30.e.39.
9 June 1513
[Bible. N.T. Acts. Latin.]
Actus apostolorum.
[Paris]: [Colophon:] Parrhisius exaratus per Thomam Kees, pro expensis Iohannis parui. Anno .1513. Sole vero Iunij nonam claudente [1513].
8°: A–D⁸ E⁴.
Printed in Paris by Thomas Kees for Jean Petit.
[View full record]3015.aa.26.
June 1513
Johannes, de Lapide, approximately 1425-1496.
Resolutorium dubiorum.
[Paris]: Venundantur a Iohanne Lamberto. [Colophon:] Impressum parisius per Thomam Kees. Anno .M.CCCCC.xiij. mensis Iunij [1513].
8°: A–E⁸.
Printed in Paris by Thomas Kees for Jean Lambert.
[View full record]C.53.gg.9.
4 July 1513
Watton, Johannes.
Speculum christianorum multa bona continens.
[Paris]: [Colophon:] Impressum per Thomam Kees. Anno Millesimo quingentesimo decimotertio quarta die mensis Iulii [1513].
8°: a–g⁸ (g8 blank).
Printed in Paris by Thomas Kees.
[View full record]T.480(3).
15 July 1513
Regimen sanitatis Salerni.
[Paris]: [Colophon:] Impressum per Thomam kees pro magistro Petro baquelier [and J. Lambert], Anno 15013 [sic]. Iulij vero .15. claudente [1503].
8°: a–n⁸.
Printed in Paris by Thomas Kees for Pierre Baquelier and Jean Lambert.
[View full record]1506/820.
30 July 1513
[Bible. O. T. Psalms. French.]
Icy commence le Psaultier de Dauid contenant cent et cinquante pseaulmes ... translate de latin en franchois.
[Paris]: [Colophon:] Impressum Parrhijs [sic] Anno Millesimo quingentesimo decimotertio mensis Iulij die penultima. Per Thomam Kees Et venundantur in ciuitate Tornacen. [1513].
8°: A–M⁸ N⁴.
Printed in Paris by Thomas Kees for an unknown bookseller in Tournai.
[View full record]C.64.a.2.
19 September 1513
Ciruelo, Pedro, 1470-1560.
[Algorismus.]
Tractatus Arithmetice Practice qui dicitur Algorismus.
[Paris]: Venundantur Parrhisijs a Iohanne Paruo. [Colophon:] Impressus Parisius per Thomam Kees. Anno .1513. Die vero .19. Septembris [1513].
4°: a⁸ b⁴.
Printed in Paris by Thomas Kees for Jean Petit and Jean Lambert.
[View full record]C.31.g.6.
1513
Basil, Saint, Bishop of Caesarea, approximately 329-379.
[De laude solitariae vitae.]
In hoc volumine continentur Que sequuntur. Primo libellus ... sancti basilij de laude solitarie vite. Guigo [sic] cartusianus de laude solitarie vite. ...
[Paris]: Venales reperiuntur parisius a Iohanne Lamberto [pr. by T. Kees], [c. 1513].
8°: a–b⁸ C⁴.
Printed in Paris for Jean Lambert with the typographical material of Thomas Kees, c. 1513.
[View full record]3833.a.10.
1513
Māshāʼallāh, 730?-815?
[De electionibus.]
Meseallach et ptholemeus de electionibus.
[Paris]: Venundantur Parisiis a Ioanne Lamberto. [Colophon:] Parisijs ex officina Thome Kees. Anno Millesimo quingentesimo. xiij. [1513].
4°: A⁴ B⁶.
Printed in Paris by Thomas Kees for Jean Lambert
[View full record]531.g.2(2).
1513
Pontanus, Petrus, -1529.
[Apologia in eos qui plaeraque divini sacrificii vocabula et sensa perpera usurpantes obstinatis suis erroribus pertinaciter inherent.]
Petri Pontani ... apologia in eos qui plęraque diuini sacrificij vocabula & sensa perpera vsurpantes obstinatis suis erroribus pertinaciter inherent.
[Paris]: [pr. by T. Kees], [c. 1513].
4°: A–G⁴ H².
Printed in Paris with the typographical material of Thomas Kees for Jean Lambert.
[View full record]3837.b.26(1).
1513
Cicero, Marcus Tullius.
[Philippics.]
Commentarii Philippicarum Marci Ciceronis.
[Paris]: Nouiter apud Parrhisios impressi. Venundantur Parrhisijs a Dionysio Roce. [Colophon:] Impressum Parrhisijs per Thomam Caseum, [c. 1513].
4°: A⁴ a–z⁸.
Printed in Paris by Thomas Kees for Denys Roce.
[View full record]Voyn.89.
May 1514
Radini Tedeschi, Tommaso, 1488-1527.
Sideralis abyssus.
[Paris]: Venalis est liber in via Iacobea sub signo Lunae crescentis [address of H. Le Fèvre]. [Colophon:] Luteciae impressum opera Thomę Kees: impensis Hedmondi Fabri. Anno Millesimo supra quingentesimum decimumquartum: mense Maio [1514].
4°: π⁴ A–C⁸ D⁶ E–G⁸ H⁶ I² K–L⁸ M².
Printed in Paris by Thomas Kees for Hémon Le Fèvre.
[View full record]1608/638(1) (lacks M2, blank?)
28 September 1514
Martínez Silíceo, Juan, 1486-1557.
Ars arithmetica Ioannis Martini Silicei.
[Paris]: Venales habentur apud bibliopolam Hedmundum in vico sancti Iacobi in intersignio lune crescentis. [Colophon:] Composita anno .1514. Et a Thoma Kees impressa expensis Ioannis Fabri hedmundi parihisius [sic], xxviij die Septembris [1514].
4°: g² A–E⁸ F² G² H–Q⁸.
Printed in Paris by Thomas Kees for Hémon Le Fèvre.
[View full record]C.42.c.14 (author’s presentation copy on vellum)
1514
Hyginus, Caius Julius.
[Poeticon astronomicon.]
Hygini historiographi Verissimi ... Aureum opus historias ad amussim pertractans.
[Paris]: Venundantur parrhisiis in clauso brunello [pr. by T. Kees] sub signo diuo Claudii sedente [address of J. Lambert], [1514].
4°: A–K⁴.
Printed in Paris for Jean Lambert with the typographical material of Thomas Kees.
[View full record]1608/638(2).
1514
Statius, Publius Papinius.
Statius in achilleide.
[Paris]: Venundantur in edibus Iohannis Parui. [Colophon:] Nouissime parisius Impressum pro Iohanne Petit [pr. by T. Kees], [c. 1514].
4°: a⁸ b–c⁴ d⁶.
Printed in Paris for Jean Petit with the typographical material of Thomas Kees.
[View full record]11388.bbb.16(1).
1514
Statius, Publius Papinius.
[Silvae.]
Statii Papinii Neapolitani Syluarum liber primus ad Stellam.
[Paris]: [pr. by T. Kees], [c. 1514].
4°: a–i⁸ k⁴.
Printed in Paris with the typographical material of Thomas Kees.
[View full record]11388.bbb.16(2).
1514
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D.
[Opuscula.]
Publii Ouidii Nasonis opuscula: & moralia carmina: sc[ilicet] de Nuce de Philomena & de pulice.
[Paris]: [Colophon:] Exarata Parisius per Thomam kees, [c. 1514].
4°: a–b⁴.
Printed in Paris by Thomas Kees for Denys Roce.
[View full record]1349.b.10.
1514
Paolo, Veneto, approximately 1370-1428.
Philosophia [sic] naturalis compendium ... Pauli Veneti.
[Paris]: Venundantur Parrhisius in clauso brunelli apud Petrum Gaudoul [pr. by T. Kees?], [c. 1514?].
4°: πA⁴ A–I⁴.
Printed in Paris for Pierre Gaudoul, probably with the typographical material of Thomas Kees.
[View full record]536.e.3.
1514
Fontenay, Guy de, 1480-1534.
[Synonimorum liber.]
Guidonis de Fontenayo bituricensis tum iuuenibus tum artis & poetice et oratorie degustatoribus quibusuis conducibilium ... synonimorum ... liber.
[Paris]: [pr. by T. Kees for O. Senant], [c. 1514].
4°: A–I⁴.
Printed in Paris for Olivier Senant with the typographical material of Thomas Kees.
[View full record]12933.aaa.6.
5 October 1515
De imitatione christi.
[Paris]: [Colophon:] Exaratumque parisij [pr. by T. Kees] pro Iohanne paruo. Anno millesimo quingentesimo decimo quinto. Die quinto Octobris [1515].
8°: a–m⁸.
Printed in Paris for Jean Petit with the typographical material of Thomas Kees.
[View full record]IX.Lat.259.
1515
Filelfo, Francesco, 1398-1481.
[Convivia.]
Conuiuiorum Francisci Philelphi libri duo ... nunquam antehac in Gallia impressi.
[Paris]: Nuper auspitiis Hedmondi Fabri bibliopole parrhysiensis nitidis atque emaculatis typis excussi [pr. by T. Kees]. Venundantur ab eodem H. Fabri, [c. 1515].
4°: πa⁴ a–k⁴/⁸.
Printed in Paris for Hémon Le Fèvre, printed with the typographical material of Thomas Kees.
[View full record]715.c.2.
1515
Béraud, Nicolas, 1473-1550.
[Praelectio in libros Ciceronis de legibus.]
In hoc opusculo continentur infrascripta. Nicolai Beraldi liminaris epistola ad ... Philippum Montemmorantiacum ... Praelectio in libros Ciceronis de legibus.
[Paris]: [Colophon:] Absolutum est Luteciae opera Thomae Kees. & impressum auspiciis Hedmondi Fabri Bibliopolę in via Carmelitarum [address of Kees]. Venale autem in via Iacobea sub signo Lunę crescentis [address of Le Fèvre], [c. 1515].
4°: A–E⁴.
Printed in Paris by Thomas Kees for Hémon Le Fèvre.
[View full record]1454.d.8(2) (lacks E4, blank?)

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