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        De Arbitrariis Iudicum Quaestionibus et Causis, Libri Duo

      1590. Menochio, Giacomo [1532-1607]. De Arbitrariis Iudicum Quaestionibus et Causis, Libri Duo, Varia, Recondita, Perfectaque Eruditione Referti, & Omnibus, Iudicia Prefertim Exercentibus, Oppido Quam Necessarii: Universam Enim Iuris Tractationem Quae a Iudicum Arbitrio Atque Potestate Pendet, Complectuntur. Nunc Demum Multis in Locis Restituti, & A Quamplurimis Mendis Vindicati, Hacq; Omnium Postrema Auctoris Recognitione, Multarum Rerum Auctione Illustrati, & Locupletati, Quas his Notis [Pointing Hand] Inclusimus. Accessit Praeterea Libro Secundo Centuria Quinta, Eiusdem Authoris Solertia Recens Conscripta, Centum Cases Iudicibus Arbitrarios Continens, In Qua Multa, Quae ad Quotidianum Usum Forensem Spectant, Dilucidissime Pertractantur. Adiecta sunt Summaria, Indicesque Duo Copiosi, Argumentorum Unus, Alter Verborum, Rerum, Sententiarumque Insignium. Venice: Ad Signum Concordiae, [Apud Franciscum de Franciscis], 1590. [lxx], 352 ff; [xxxii], 139 pp. Two volumes in one. Main text printed in parallel Columns. Folio (12-1/2" x 8-1/2"). Later calf, gilt double frames with corner fleurons to boards, gilt spine with raised bands and lettering piece, speckled edges, marbled endpapers. Some rubbing, chipping to spine ends, front board detached, rear boards beginning to separate. Large woodcut printer devices to title pages. Some toning, light soiling to first title page, minor worm holes to margins of a few leaves with no loss to text. Ex-library. Early location labels to spine, small blindstamp to title page and a few other leaves. A nice copy. * Final edition, corrected. With index. Editorial changes noted with pointing hands (manicules) in margins. Highly regarded in his time, Menochio was a professor of law at the University of Padua. This volume is a collection of writings dealing with judges, judicial discretion and civil procedure, actions and defenses in Roman law. It was first published in 1569 and went through seven subsequent editions. OCLC locates 3 copies of this imprint (at Harvard and UC-Berkeley Law Schools and the University of Kansas). Censimento Nazionale delle Edizioni Italiane del XVI Secolo (EDIT16) CNCE 24943.

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        Large engraving by Jan I. Sadeler (1550-1600) after Joos van Winghe (1544-1603) depicting King David playing harp with a group of choristers gathered around an open choir book of elegantly engraved music, being Pevernage's 5-part setting of Psalm 116, text commencing "Laude pia dominum," in which the two cantus parts sing in canon

      [1590]. 405 x 530 mm. With Latin text to lower margin. & & Worn and soiled; spotting to left margin; several small holes, one repaired; creased at central fold and slightly overall; small portion of central fold and margins reinforced with tape to verso; . Vignau-Wilbert: O Musica du edle Kunst: Musik und Tanz im 16. Jahrhundert, no. 66. Kinsky pp. 152-154. Seiffert: Bildzeugnisse des 16. Jahrhunderts in Archiv für Musikwissenschaft I, 1918-1919, p. 59. Hollstein XXI, 126. RISM P1678. & & A Flemish composer, Pevernage's last post was as choirmaster at Antwerp Cathedral, where he served from 1585 to his death in 1591. & & "Antwerp archives confirm that Pevernage rebuilt the music library destroyed by the Calvinist rebellion and that he was active in humanist circles surrounding the Plantin press... Pevernage’s sacred output includes Laudes vespertinae (Antwerp, 1604), a posthumous collection of 14 Marian antiphons and sacrament hymns intended for Antwerp confraternity services, and six masses, also published posthumously. The Cantiones sacrae (1578), a collection of sacred and secular motets, includes 25 occasional works written in honour of such notable contemporaries as Margaret of Parma, Louis de Berlaimont (Archbishop of Cambrai), and seven princes of Kortrijk’s St Cecilia guild. A seven-voice hymn to the patroness of music, O virgo generosa, was reportedly sung at concerts held at the composer’s home." Kristine Forney in Grove online& & "The religious pictures containing pages of music engraved by Johann Sadeler and other Antwerp engravers (from 1584 onwards) may be regarded as the source of the art of music engraving." Kinsky p. 152.

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        Santander

      Civitates Orbis Terrarum. Cologne., c.1590, French edition.. Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Some showthrough of text from verso on left margin.Very good condition, but very small hole in top border. Size: 355 × 320 mm. (14 x 12½ inches). Beautiful view of the Spanish city of Santander. Showing the port and harbour, ships in the bay, mountains beyond and three women, a donkey and a baby in the foreground. Braun and Hogenberg's Civitates Orbis Terrarum was a monumental work completed over 45 years between 1572 and 1617, and was one of the best-selling works of the late sixteenth-century. It was the first systematic city atlas (containing the first printed views of many towns). Ortelius, who travelled with the artist Joris Hoefnagel supplied much of the material, which was then engraved by Novellus and Hogenburg. George Braun wrote the text. There were a number of editions, but it is extremely difficult (and as Koeman says 'of secondary importance') to differentiate between them, as the state of the plates, their number and order does not vary.

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        Neus. - Novesium, circa annum 1206. Romanor Rex Philippis capit ..." Ansicht aus der Vogelschau

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich signiert P.P. (Peter Pannensmit) aus Braun-Hogenberg um 1590. 33x43.5 cm. - Schmitt, Neuss 12 - Chehab 4 - Tauch, Neuss 6 - Das schöne grosse Blatt. Dekorative Aufsicht in Westprojektion mit Windrose, Legende und Titelkartusche unten. "Der lokalgeschichtlichen Forschung gilt sie bis heute als wichtigste Grundlage für Rekonstruktionsversuche des mittelalterlichen Stadtbilds." (Schmitt). Die Ansicht wird aufgrund ihrer detaillierten Darstellung zur Vorlage für weitere Werke, unter ihnen Merian und Valegio.

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        Neus - Novesium, circa annum 1206. Romanor Rex Philippis capit ..." Ansicht aus der Vogelschau

      Kupferstich signiert P.P. (Peter Pannensmit) aus Braun-Hogenberg um 1590. 33.5x43.5 cm. - Schmitt, Neuss 12 - Chehab 4 - Tauch, Neuss 6 - Das schöne grosse Blatt. Dekorative Aufsicht in Westprojektion mit Windrose, Legende und Titelkartusche unten. "Der lokalgeschichtlichen Forschung gilt sie bis heute als wichtigste Grundlage für Rekonstruktionsversuche des mittelalterlichen Stadtbilds." (Schmitt). Die Ansicht wird aufgrund ihrer detaillierten Darstellung zur Vorlage für weitere Werke, unter ihnen Merian und Valegio. - 1 kurzer Randeinriss unten restauriert.

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        Ekelenforda antiquum Holsatiae ad Oceanum peninsulare oppidum. Kolor. Kupferstich von Braun u. Hogenberg, um 1590. 35 x 47 cm.,

      1590 - Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Arx Segeberga, quondam Aelberga. Kolor. Kupferstich von Braun u. Hogenberg, um 1590. 33 x 46,5 cm.,

      1590 - Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Arx Segeberga, quondam Aelberga. Kupferstich von Braun u. Hogenberg, um 1590. 33,5 x 46,5 cm.,

      1590 - Klose-Martius 3.- Mit 2 großen Wappenkartuschen. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        DELLA RAGION DI STATO, LIBRI DIECI. CON TRE LIBRI DELLE CAUSE DELLA GRANDEZZA E MAGNIFICENZA DELLE CITTÀ.

      Vittorio Baldini. 1590 IN-8°, PERGAMENA MOLLE COEVA. (16), 344 PP., 1 F. (INSEGNA TIPOGRAFICA). ESEMPLARE BEN CONSERVATO DI QUESTA RARISSIMA EDIZIONE PUBBLICATA UN ANNO DOPO L' ORIGINALE. OPERA DI NOTEVOLE IMPORTANZA IN CUI IL BOTERO, IN POLEMICA COL MACHIAVELLI, STABILISCE L' AZIONE DEL PRINCIPE SECONDO COSCIENZA. NELLE CAUSE DELLA GRANDEZZA E MAGNIFICENZA DELLE CITTÀ, VI È UNA PRIMA VALUTAZIONE DEI PRINCIPI DELL' ECONOMIA POLITICA. "GIOVANNI BOTERO ITALIAN WRITER, CHIEFLY IMPORTANT FOR HIS VIEWS ON POLITICS AND ECONOMICS... HIS ECONOMIC IDEAS RECEVIED MOST COMPLETE EXPRESSION IN... DELLE CAUSE DELLA GRANDEZZA DELLE CITTÀ... IN WHICH HE ATTEMPTED TO ANALYZE THE FACTERS INFLUENCING THE GROWTH OF URBAN POPULATION. BY FAR THE MOST ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTION... WAS BOTERO'S DISCUSSION OF THE LIMITATION UPON THE INDEFINITE GROWTH OF POPULATION. TWO CENTURIES BEFORE MALTHUS HE POINTED OUT A NUMBER OF CHECKS BY WHICH POPULATION IS KEPT ON A LIVEL WITH MEANS OF SUBSISTENCE..." (M. DE BERNARDI IN E.S.S., II, P. 647). "THIS IS A VERY REMARKABLE TREATISE... IT WAS A GREAT OVERSIGHT TO OMIT GIVING BOTERO'S WORK A PLACE IN THE COLLECTION OF ITALIAN ECONOMISTA" (MCCULLOCH, P. 253). COSSA, P. 106 (6). KRESS LIBRARY, 177. GOLDSMITH LIBRARY, 252. PALGRAVE, I, P. 169. BOZZA, P. 67. CAVALLI, LA SCIENZA POLITICA IN ITALIA, II, PP. 119-30. GOBBI, L' ECONOMIA POLITICA NEGLI SCRITTORI ITALIANI, 1550-1650, PP. 69-84. STANGELAND, PRE-MALTHUSIAN DOCTRINES OF POPULATION, PP. 105-7. REYNAUD, LA THÉORIE DE LA POPULATION EN ITALIE, PP. 22-30. ASSANDRIA, GIOVANNI BOTERO. NOTE BIOGRAFICHE E BIBLIOGRAFICHE, XI (2). DE BERNARDI, GIOVANNI BOTERO ECONOMISTA, PASSIM. UN PRECURSORE DI MALTHUS.

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        Symbolorum & emblematum ex re herbaria desumtorum centuria una collecta a - [and:] - ex animalibus quadrupedibus desumtorum centuria altera collecta -

      [Norumberg: Hofmann & H. Camoxius], 1590; 1595. First editions. 2 volumes in one vols., Engraved title-pages and 200 emblematic engravings (100 in each volume), after Hans Sibmacher. 102 ; 103, [1] ff. Contemporary vellum, covers with gilt-ruled borders, cornerpieces, and central arabasques, gilt-decorated spine. Covers and spine soiled and vellum somewhat warped, text block browned and brittle; engraved title defective, with one-inch strip excised from bottom edge. Cicognara 1868; Landwehr German 166; Nissen 312 . FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST BOTANICAL EMBLEM BOOK, by the famous Nuremberg physician and naturalist Joachim Camerarius the Younger (1534 - 1598). Part I was followed in 1595 by a similar "centuria" (present here) featuring emblematic quadrupeds; and third (birds and insects) and fourth (snakes and fish) parts followed in 1596 and 1604, respectively; and a collected edition was issued in 1605. All of the mottos and epigrams - in Latin - are by Camerarius himself, and the fine medallion images have been attributed to Hans Sibmacher

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        Pontus Euxinus - (Black Sea Coast Map)

      Belgico (Antwerp), 1590 Pontus Euxinus Aequor Iafonio pulfatum remige premum.1 Sheet Map of the Black Sea Coast. 50 * 35.5 Map the 54 * 44.5 cm with the margins. Latin Text to verso of 1 side. No holes, inscriptions, text etc. B&W. Belongs to to a series of historical maps known as the Parergon Theatri from 1579 onwards.. Superb and very rare as such. (NT)

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        The Faerie Queene

      London: William Ponsonbie [William Ponsonby]. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. EXTREMELY SCARCE FIRST EDITION OF BOTH PARTS of The Faerie Queene, one of the foundational works of English Literature. "Spenser was considered in his day to be the greatest of English poets, who had glorified England and its language by his long allegorical poem The Faerie Queene, just as Virgil had glorified Rome and the Latin tongue by his epic poem the Aeneid. Spenser had a strong influence upon his immediate successors, and the sensuous features of his poetic style, as well as his nine-line stanza form, were later admired and imitated by such poets as Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley in the Romantic period of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. He is widely studied today as one of the chief begetters of the English literary Renaissance and as a master who embodied in poetic myth a view of the virtuous life in a Christian universe" (A. Kent Hieatt, Britannica). With woodcut device on each title and woodcut of St. George and the Dragon on M5v of volume I. With dedication to Queen Elizabeth printed on title verso. Part I has the following issue points: the imprint has the first digit of the date under r in for; page 309 is incorrectly numbered 319; the Welsh (and English) words in lines 4 and 5 of p. 332 are not printed; pages 486-87 are numbered correctly; quire Qq follows Pp8 (with errata on verso). The Faerie Qveene. Disposed into twelue books, fashioning XII. Morall vertues [contains Books 1-3]. London: [John Wolf] for William Ponsonbie, 1590 WITH: The Second Part of the Faerie Qveene. Containing the fourth, fifth, and sixth bookes. London: [Richard Field] for William Ponsonbie, 1596. Quarto (182x127 mm), nineteenth century brown morocco. Browning to title page of vol I. Last leaf on volume II with extreme outer corner tip (not affecting text) restored; occasional spots of soiling, text a little closely cropped with a few losses to headlines. A very handsome, clean, complete copy. Extremely scarce - we know of only a few copies of the first edition that have been on the market in the last 20 years.

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        Arbori delle famiglie le quali hanno signoreggiato con diversi titoli in Mantova, fino a' tempi nostri, e principalmente della Gonzaga. Con gli arbori delle tre famiglie Aledrama, Paleologa, e Gonzaga lequali fin hora han ritenuta la signoria

      Osanna, Mantova 1590 - nel Monferrato. In 16, pp. (8) + 78 + (4) + 45 + (1b) con 5 tavv. con alberi genealogici f.t. rip. Stemmixilogr. al front.Fori di tarlo alle sguardie. Firma manoscritta al front. Legatura in p. pl.coeva (?)con qualche restauro con nervi al dorso. Edizione originale rarissima. Due parti in un volume con frontespizio autonomo di quest'opera con ricostruzioni araldiche-genealogiche delle principali famiglie mantovane (Malaspina, Gonzaga, Aledrama, Paleologa). L'A., nato intorno al 1540 all'Aquila, fu autore di varie opere di questo genere (anche slegate da finalità encomiastiche) fra le quali gli Arbori delle famiglie reali di Spagna, gli Arbori de' signori e conti di Fiandra. Piantanida, p. 187. Faccioli, Mantova, II, p. 473. Tamalio, p. 55. Lozzi 2475. Platneriana 191. ITA

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        Maris Pacifici, (quod vulgo Mar del Zur)

      Antwerp, 1590. No Binding. Very Good. Original and later color; some very slight restoration at margin, else excellent condition "One of the most important maps that appeared in the Ortelius atlases ..." (Burden). With its two splendid cartouches and a well-detailed illustration of Magellan's flagship, the Victoria, this is also one of the most beautifully engraved of Ortelius' maps. "Being one of Ortelius' most desirable maps combined with the fact that it was not issued in the atlas until 1590, it is not as available as the various versions of his map of America" (Burden). The map provided some of the best mapping of the West Coast of North America before the shroud of the California-as-an-island myth descended. Wagner says that the map's delineation of this area "constitutes a distinct departure; being unlike any other map . . . published before 1589." Thus, it has been surmised that this and other parts of the map were based on an unknown voyage. Burden 74; Koeman, I.C. Atlantes Neerlandici, III, p. 62; Wagner, H. Cartography of the Northwest Coast, p. 74, no. 156; van den Broecke 12.

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        A Briefe Treatise of Testaments and Last Willes, Very Profitable

      1590. Swinburne, Henry [1560?-1623]. A Briefe Treatise of Testaments and Last Willes, Very Profitable to be Understoode of All the Subjects of This Realme of England, (Desirous to Know, Whether, Whereof, And How, They May Make Their Testaments: And by What Meanes the Same May be Effected or Hindered,) And no Lesse Delightfull, Aswell for the Rareness of the Worke, As for the Easines of the Stile, And Method: Compiled of such Lawes Ecclesiasticall and Civill, As be Not Repugnant to the Lawes, Customes, Or Statutes of this Realme, Nor Derogatorie to the Prerogative Royall. In which Treatise Also are Inserted Divers Statutes of this Land, Together with Mention of Sundrie Customes, As Well General as Particular, Not Impertinent Thereunto: Besides Divers Marginall Notes, And Quotations Not to be Neglected, Especially of Iustinianists, Or Young Students of the Civil Law: With Two Tables, The One Analytical, Describing the Generall Order of the Whole Treatise: The Other Alphabeticall, Disclosing the Particular Contents Thereof: That in the Beginning; This in the End of the Booke. London: Printed by Iohn Windet, 1590 [colophon date 1591]. [xii], 293, [13] ff. Contemporary calf, blind rules and later corner fleurons to boards, rebacked, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Some rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and somewhat worn, front hinge starting at head. Woodcut head-pieces and decorated initials. Minor toning to text, faint dampstaining in places, minor worm hole to outer margins of final sixteen leaves. Early owner signatures and annotations to front endleaf, interior otherwise clean. An appealing copy. * First edition. The testamentary jurisdiction of ecclesiastical law was a separate branch that produced its own literature. From the sixteenth until well into the seventeenth century Swinburne's was the standard treatise on this subject. Holdsworth, who cites it often and considers it "the most practically useful book of [its] period" notes that "it is a very useful summary of the law as to wills and executors as administered in the ecclesiastical courts.": A History of English Law V:14. English Short-Title Catalogue S118058. Beale, A Bibliography of Early English Law Books T498.

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        38 GRABADOS FLAMENCOS. Iconos Femeninos del Viejo y Nuevo Testamento

      c.1590, Amberes - 2 Obras en 1 Vol.1/ Mujeres célebres del Antiguo Testamento:Amberes, Ed. de Philips Galle, hacia 1590Maarten de Vos (dibujo) h.1581 / Johannes Baptista Collaert I (grabado) / Karel van Mallery (grabado)Esta colección de las protagonistas femeninas del Antiguo Testamento acusa la decisiva influencia del manierismo italiano, encarnado en este caso en el conocido artista flamenco Maarten de Vos, a quien corresponden los diseños de las estampas. Tras la portada con la que se abre la serie, aparecen representadas -en dobles láminas de tres figuras por cara- un total de veinte mujeres: Eva, Sara, Rebecca, Lía, Rachel, Thamar, Maria, Rahab, Débora, Iahel, Mater Sampsonis, Anna, Ruth, Abigail, Abelae Mulier, Sara, Judith, Hester, Susana y Mater Machab.Philips Galle (1537-1612) fue quien llevó a cabo la edición de la serie, encargándose asimismo de su distribución comercial. Hijo de Roelant Galle II, tras sus inicios profesionales en su Haarlem natal, se estableció en Amberes en 1564 convirtiéndose en el más importante editor de la ciudad. Su labor fue continuada por sus hijos Theodor y Cornelis Galle, y por sus yernos, los también grabadores Adriaen Collaerty Karelvan Mallery.La estampación de las imágenes de Vos corresponde a Johannes Baptista Collaert I, quien llegará a ser decano de la Gilda de San Lucas de Amberes entre 1610 y 1613.2/ Mujeres célebres del Nuevo TestamentoAmberes, Ed. de Philips Galle, hacia 1590Maarten de Vos (dibujo) h.1581 / Johannes Baptista Collaert I (grabado)La serie de mujeres del Nuevo Testamento fue impresa junto a la anterior, coincidiendo en una misma lámina la representación de Lydia Purpuraria (nº15), última de esta serie, con la portada que anuncia la colección de las mujeres del Viejo Testamento y la representación de Eva (nº1). En este caso, tras la portada que abre los "Icones Illustrium feminarum Novi testamenti", se recogen las imágenes de: Maria Virgo Mater Dei, S. Anna, Elisabeth Zachariae, Anna prophetissa, Mulier samaritana, Mulier adultera, Mulier Flux. Sang. Lab, Mulier cananaea, Mulier Inclinata, Martha, Maria Magdalena, Mulier Iacobi, Maria Salome, Tabitha y Lydia Purpuraria.A lo dicho anteriormente respecto a la autoría y edición de esta obra, podemos añadir que estas series se han conservado tal cual salieron de las prensas de impresión, formando cuadernillos; es decir, no se han recortado para convertirse en láminas independientes sueltas de tres imágenes grabadas por cara.Esta serie estuvo expuesta en el Museo de las Ferias de Medina del Campo en el año 2010.

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        Historia natural, y moral de las Indias, en que se tratan las cosas notables del cielo, y elementos, metales, plantas, y animales dellas: y los ritos, y ceremonias, leyes, y govierno, y guerras de los Indios

      First edition of ?the most convincing, detailed, and reliable account of the riches and new things of America?. 1590. Seville. Juan de Leon. In 4to. 1 ff. + 535 + 18 ff. eighteenth-century English speckled calf, spine gilt; extremities rubbed, joints slightly cracked at foot, head and foot of spine a little chipped. Some light foxing, title and last leaf backed at time of binding, small loss at fore-edge of title, two short repaired tears and light damp stain in fore-edge of second leaf, else a very good copy, in original condition.First edition in Spanish, and a large portion published for the first time in any language. A ?remarkable book. It was both a more thoughtful and a more thorough account of the Indian world than anything then available. Its novelty, of which Acosta was justly proud, is apparent even from the title. The idea of a ?moral history?, a history, that is, of mores ? of customs ? was an unusual one in the sixteenth century. No one, as Acosta was at pains to point out, had ever attempted to write a true ?history? of the Indians, though there had been accounts of the origin and growth of the Spanish colonies which included a (usually cursory) glance at the indigenes... Of all the vast literature on the Indies during this period Acosta?s Historia was perhaps the only work which contemporaries recognised as having broken new ground? (Pagden, The fall of natural man: the American Indian and the origins of comparative ethnology, pp. 149?57). Hill ?referring to the 1604 English edition- says it?s ?the most convincing, detailed, and reliable account of the riches and new things of America?. The author, a Spanish missionary in Peru and Mexico in the 16th century, was obliged by his duties to ?personally investigate a very extensive range of territory, providing him with a practical knowledge of the province, and its aboriginal inhabitants? (Hogwego).The work constitutes a cornerstone of Spanish knowledge on America; it arguably contains the best information of the customs of the Aborigines. ?His work opened the eyes of the rest of Europe to the great wealth that Spain was drawing from America. Eventually Spain grew more secretive in these matters? (Hill). Acosta, a Jesuit priest, spent seventeen years in American missions in Mexico and Peru between 1569 and 1588. While in Peru he was instrumental in founding the printing press there and was also the first to formulate a systemic theory of anthropology, suggesting a classification of different peoples into different types.Alden 590/1. Cordier, Japonica p. 118. Medina, BHA 324. Palau 1980. Sabin 121. Backer - Sommervogel I 36. Streit II 1072.

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        New Jägerbuch: Jacoben von Fouilloux [bound with] Wolffsjagt J. von Clamorgan

      Bernhart Jobin, Strassburg, 1590. First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Illustrator: Tobias Stimmer and Christoph Maurer. The first separate German edition (the first was published in 1582 as part of a larger guide to hunting) of Du Fouilloux's classic Renaissance guide to hunting with dogs originally published in 1566 as La Venerie. Recently rebound in an illuminated vellum antiphonal leaf laid into what appears to be the original boards (with some repairs to the corners and with new pastedowns), new endpapers added, blanks not present. Large repair to the title with loss of a bit of text including the date (added in manuscript). A bit of worming in the right margin not touching any text, occasional foxing and a persistent but generally mild dampstain in the gutter of much of the volume. Bound with Clamorgan's popular text on wolf hunting. (6), 92, (2), 20 leaves. 68 in text woodcuts, 52 in the first section signed by Tobias Stimmer and Christoph Maurer.& & A hugely important and influential treatise on hunting that was translated into English (pirated twice), German and Italian in addition to the more than 20 French editions that appeared. Graesse (C-F) 621. Size: Quarto (4to). Illustrator: Tobias Stimmer and Christoph Maurer. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 043277. .

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        Metamorphoses, argumentis brevioribus ex Luctantio Grammatico collectis expositae: una cum iconibus

      Antwerp: Plantin, 1590-1591. Full Calf. Very Good +. First illustrated edition of a very early juvenilia, volume II only of the two-volume Metamorphoses abbreviated. Oblong 16mo (4 1/8" x 5 1/8"); pagination: 209-361, plus 17 pages, including an Index and approbatio, with 72 plates on 71 leaves (lacking 4 plates and the text on the verso). This copy has two approbation leaves, both dated 1590. The final plate is the full-page Plantin device with the legend 'Labore et Constantinia.' Newly bound by Fitterer to style in full calf with a gilded spine. Ascribed to both the medieval grammarian Aelius Donatus and to Lactantius Placidus. The etchings are by Pieter van der Borcht, who signed the plate on p. 357. (Van der Borcht went to work for Christopher Plantin at an early age and designed many of his typographical ornaments.) Funck 374-375; Adams O-504; Hollstein III, 100, nos. 200-377; Adams O-504; Delen II, 92-93. One of the gems of Renaissance illustrated books, adapted anonymously from Ovid for the young and dedicated by the printer to two young boys, Luis and Martin Perez de Baron. A defective copy (priced accordingly), but rich in beautiful plates and beautifully bound.

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        Historia de vitis et rebus gestis Sanctorum Barlaam Eremitae, & Iosaphat Regis Indorum, Georgio Trapezuntio interprete. In eandem Scholia Aloisij Lippomani Veronensis Episcopi. D. Ioannis Chrysostomi, de comparatione Regis & Monachi Germona Brixio interprete

      Antwerpen, apud Ioannem Bellerum sub Aquila Aurea, ca. 1590.. 18 Bll., 370 S., 12 Bll. Blindgeprägter Lederband der Zeit über Holzdeckeln mit 1 (von 2) Schließe. 13,5 x 9 cm. Graesse I, 293 (unter "Barlaam"). - Früher und seltener Druck des Barlaam-Romans. "Barlaam und Josaphat sind christliche Heilige. Kardinal Baronius nahm Josaphat 1590 in das Martyrologium romanum auf. Sie sind Gegenstand eines byzantinischen Romans, der ehemals Johannes von Damaskus zugewiesen wurde. Heute gilt als sehr wahrscheinlich, dass der Roman gegen Ende des 10. Jahrhunderts von Euthymios dem Iberer aus dem Georgischen in das Griechische übertragen wurde" (Wikipedia). - Ecken bestoßen, Kapitale mit schmalen Fehlstellen, vord. Gelenk etw. angeplatzt. Innendeckel mit Besitzeintrag u. Stempel, zeitgen. Besitzeintrag auf Titel, etw. gebräunt, die ersten und letzten Blatt im Rand schwach wasserfleckig.

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        Dionysii Halicarnassei. Antiquitatum Rom. Libri XI. Ab Æmilio Porto Recens et post aliorum interpretationes Latinè Redditi

      1590. Latin. Ex officina Antonij de Harfy. Yellow vellum covers are fairly heavily soiled, a 5.5cm vertical crack in centre spine and approximately half of the front spine joint. Vellum is coming away from edges of front stuckdown. Last few pages of index have a water mark on bottom fore edge margin. Even yellowing to interior pages but no age spotting, pages tight and clean. 1082pp + index.. Hard Cover. Good. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.

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        Vindiciae contra Tyrannos: sive de Principiis in Populum, Populique in Principem, legitima potestate. Stephano Iunio Bruto Celta, Auctore

      Edimburgi (but Basle, T. Guarinus?), 1579l [Bound with:] Commonefactio de iureconsulti fine, et in dissidiis dogmatum ecclesiasticorum officio .... Neostadii,Matthaeus Harnisch, 1590. [And:] Furio Ceriol. Idea Consiliarii: Hoc est De Consiliis et Consiliariis principum ... interpretante Simone Schardio. Frankfurt, Joannes Spies, 1588. Contemporary blindstamped pigskin with central panels panels showing the birth and baptism of Jesus Christ, roundels outside the central panels showing heads etc. and one with the initials H.L. (the L rather worn down), being the initials of the Augsburg master-bookbinder Hans Lietz. Three works in one volume, small octavo (6" x 3 1/2"). . The first work: [xiv[, 236, [3, verses] pp, and the final blank, lower margin of second leaf cut away with 2 letters of catchword on verso just touched, one or two small brown marks, small repairs to inner margin of title, but a good crisp and clean copy; the second work: 186, [4] pp., including the imprint leaf and the final bank, some slight browning but a good copy; the third work: [xvi\, 93, [1, imprint with large woodcut ornament] pp. plus the final blank, a few blemishes but very good. The first two works in this sammelband are first editions, and the third is the first edition in Latin of the Spanish work El concego, 1559.The second work is concerned with Roman and Canon law. Of the first work, Printing and the Mind of Man writes: "A Counterblast against Tyrants was probably printed at Basle, outside the jurisdiction of popes, emperors and kings, but it was prudently given a bogus imprint. It is an eloquent vindication of the people's rights to resist tyranny, while affirming that resistance must be based on properly constituted authority. It is in fact the practical demonstration of Bodin's theory, and some measure of its impact and continuing relevance may be estimated from a study of the places and dates at which it has been translated or reprinted ? London, 1648, Paris, 1789, Berlin, 1848, Like Rights of Man, it is one of the perennial documents of anti-tyranny."

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        A Voyage to East India Wherein Some Things are Taken Notice of In Our Passage Thither But Many More in our Abode There Within that Rich and Most Spacious Empire of the Great Mogul

      Edward Terry (1590-1660) was an English chaplain and travel writer. In 1615 he sailed to India as a chaplain with the London East India Company. The title page of this 1777 volume states "Reprinted from the Edition of 1655 with Copper-Plates."  The binding is rebacked, preserving the original calf boards.  The rebacking appears to be both expert and vintage, as the spine shows some age as well.  The boards show wear, particularly at the corners, but remain respectably intact.  The contents are impressively clean and bright.  The frontispiece, folding map and three plates are all present as called for. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the ffep.  The only sign of light spotting detected is confined to the blank verso of the frontispiece. "The author accompanied Sir Thomas Roe as his chaplain during the latter's embassy to India 1615-1619; his journal is a valuable complementary account".

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        Io. Bodini Andegavensis De Magorvm Daemonomania, Sev Detestando Lamiarum ac Magorum cum Satana commercio, Libri IV. ... Accessit Eiusdem Opinionum Ioan. Vieri confutatio, non minus docta quam pia

      Francofvrti: Ex Officina Typographica Nicolai Bassaei,, 1590. Recens recogniti, & multis in locis a mendis repurgati., the second Latin edition; 16mo (leaves slightly taller than 15 cm.), 798 pp. (beginning with title, A1), general age toning with light damp and old staining in bottom margin but entirely readable, a few minor paper defects with no letters touched, the block still sewn but stripped of any binding, pen note on title "ff. Eremitare S P Augustini Herbipoli." (Hermits of St. Augustine in Wurzburg) and another pen note next to the Goddess Fortuna device that has been crossed out and is only partially legible, on the verso of the title is another device showing the upper half a bull and a rose divided horizontally within a shield to which the letters P, L, and C have been added by hand; Bodin draws on his own investigations as a judge and was notoriously harsh in Witchcraft cases, recommen. Photos available upon request.

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        Aristotelus Tu Stageiritu Ta Sozomena / Operum Aristotelis Stagiritae Philosophorvm Omnium Longe Principis, Nova Editio, Graece & Latine, [bound with] Operum Aristotelis Tomus II: Librorum Aristotelis Quae non extant, Fragmenta qaedam. Item, Indices duo ... Alius Index rerum omnium locupletissimus (two volumes bound into one)

      Lugduni, Apud Guillelmun Laemarium. 1590. Hardcover. Very Good. "Nova editio", 1590. Thick full brown ornately embossed vellum folio, 15.5 x 10.5 x 4.5 inches (39 x 27 x 12 cm). Lacking rear flyleaf, otherwise collated complete: [10], 755 [i.e. 751]; [2], 595, [32] . With sticker remainders to spine, and a small bookplate to the front pastedown from a private collection. Tidemark to the lower right corner of about 20 pages of volume II. Overall very good with some bumping to boards and Japanese paper repair to rear hinge, still binding tight and holding strong. Contents are clean and unmarked. In Greek and Latin. Rare.

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        [Hariot's Virginia] Admiranda narratio fida tamen, de commodis et incolarum ritibus Virginiae ... Anglico scripta sermone, a Thoma Hariot

      Frankfurt: Typis Johannis Wecheli, Sumtibus vero Johannis-Theodori de Bry, '1590' [but circa 1608]. Folio. (13 1/4 x 9 inches). Collation: a4, b6, c4, d6, *2, A6, B-C8, D6, E8, F5. Title page to text with two pasted on paper panels bearing the title and publishing details in Latin, all within an engraved surround (as issued), letterpress title to plates, engraved arms on dedication leaf, blank D6. 1 double-page engraved map of Virginia [Burden 76, state 2], 1 engraved plate of Adam and Eve (first state with inscription "Iodocus a Winghe in / / Theodore de Bry fe", 27 engraved plates after John White (including 5 plates of Picts), with blank D6 but without the final blank F6 (as in Church), various small neat expert repairs, three leaves misbound. Expertly bound to style in 18th-century blue/green morocco, covers with gilt roll tool border, the flat spine divided into six compartments with gilt roll tools and fillets, lettered in the second compartment, the others tooled with alternating neo- classical tools, 18th-century marbled endpapers. A beautiful copy of the second edition, second issue of this foundation work on the early exploration and delineation of America which combines a critically important text with a series of spectacular images, all relating to the first British colony to be established on the sub-continent. This volume was the first issued by the publisher, Theodor De Bry, in his extraordinary series, "Grand Voyages," which set out to describe the exploration of the New World. This copy includes a variant title: Church does not mention an issue of the title with letterpress slips pasted in position, but the engraved surround corresponds most closely to Church's third issue. This work recounts the history of the abortive Roanoke colony established by the British in North Carolina in 1585. Thomas Hariot's text, describing the country of Virginia and North Carolina, was first published in London in 1588 (only six copies are known) and here republished in Latin. Hariot, like the artist, John White, was part of the Roanoke expedition and wrote his account from actual observation. It is the first description of the Virginia and Carolina country. The map which accompanies the volume is the first really good map of the Virginia coast and Carolina capes, showing the coast from the mouth of the Chesapeake to Wilmington, North Carolina. John White's illustrations are among the most famous of early American images. White was the lieutenant- governor of the colony, and a skilled artist. His carefully executed watercolors, gleaned from close observation and remarkably accurate renderings of the Carolina Indians and their customs, costumes, rituals, hunting practices and dwellings, are here expertly engraved by De Bry. No other artist so-carefully rendered American Indians until Karl Bodmer worked on the Missouri in the 1830s. Besides these illustrations, there are plates showing White's conception of the ancient Picts of Scotland, to whom he wished to compare the American natives. Cf. Arents 37; cf. Church 143-144; Cumming & de Vorsey 12; cf. European Americana 590/7; JCB I:396; cf. Sabin 8784; Vail 7 (note).

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        [Hariot's Virginia.] Admiranda narratio fida tamen, de commodis et incolarum ritibus Virginiae, ... Anglico scripta sermone a Thoma Hariot

      Frankfurt: Theodor De Bry, 1590. Folio. (13 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches). Engraved title to text, letterpress title to plates, engraved arms on dedication leaf, colophon leaf F6, blank D6. 1 double-page engraved map of Virginia [Burden 76, state 2], 1 engraved plate of Adam and Eve (first state with inscription "Iodocus a Winghe in / Theodore de Bry fe" and with traces or early hand-colouring), 27 engraved plates after John White. Expertly bound to style in early limp vellum. Housed in a black morocco backed box. A fine copy of the De Bry first edition in Latin of Hariot's Virginia: the first eyewitness pictorial record of the American southeast and the first illustrated account wholly dedicated to any portion of what is now the United States. The publication of this work by De Bry launched what would later become known as his Grand Voyages. It is without question the most important of the series both in terms of contemporary influence and modern historical and ethnographic value. The text describes the first British colony to be established in the New World and is here united by De Bry with engravings based on watercolours by John White, a member of the expedition. This work offered the first accurate accounts and eyewitness depictions of native Americans. In 1584, Sir Walter Raleigh received a ten-year charter to establish the first permanent English settlement in Virginia and over the course of the next five years four expeditions landed at Roanoke for that purpose. The second of those expeditions included mathematician and navigator Thomas Hariot and artist and later colonial governor John White. Upon his return to London, Hariot would privately publish in 1588 A Brief and True Account of the New Found Land of Virginia (extant in only 6 known copies) which detailed the explorations and discoveries during the 1585 expedition. The following year Hakluyt would include the text in his seminal Principall Navigations. In 1589, master engraver and publisher Theodor De Bry traveled to London where he met Hakluyt, who told him of the British expeditions to Virginia and shared with him both Hariot's journal and White's watercolours from the expedition. Hakluyt suggested the publication of a series of illustrated voyages to America, beginning with Hariot/White. De Bry returned to Frankfurt and in 1590 published the work in Latin and German. John White's illustrations are among the most famous of early American images. White was the lieutenant-governor of the abortive colony, and a skilled artist. His carefully executed watercolours are remarkably accurate renderings of the Carolina Indians and their customs, costumes, rituals, hunting practices and dwellings. No other artist so carefully rendered American Indians until Karl Bodmer worked on the Missouri in the 1830s. The engravings after White are the best pictorial record of American Indians before the 19th century, while the important map within the work is the first detailed depiction of the Virginia coast and Carolina capes, showing the coast from the mouth of the Chesapeake to Wilmington, North Carolina. Arents 37; Church 140; Cumming & De Vorsey 12; European Americana 590/31; JCB I:396; Sabin 8784; Vail 7 (note).

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        [Hariot's Virginia] Wunderbarliche, doch Warhafftige Erklärung, von der Gelegenheit und Sitten der Wilden in Virginia ... Erstlich in Engelländischer Sprach beschrieben durch Thomam Hariot

      Frankfurt: Johann Wechel for Theodor de Bry and Sigismund Feirabend, 1590. Folio. (13 1/8 x 9 inches). Title page to text with two pasted on paper panels bearing the title and publishing details in German, all within an engraved surround (as issued), letterpress title to plates, engraved arms on dedication leaf, blank D6, colophon leaf F5, blank D6. 1 double-page engraved map of Virginia [Burden 76, state 2], 1 engraved plate of Adam and Eve (first state with inscription "Iodocus a Winghe in / / Theodore de Bry fe", 27 engraved plates after John White (including 5 plates of Picts), all finely hand-coloured by a contemporary hand. Expertly bound to style in 18th-century French red morocco, covers with triple gilt fillet border, spine in seven compartments with raised bands, the bands highlighted with gilt hatching, lettered in the second compartment, the others with repeat decoration of small tools around a central flower-spray tool, marbled endpapers, red stained edges. A fine contemporary hand- coloured copy of the De Bry first edition in German of Hariot's Virginia: the first eyewitness pictorial record of the American southeast and the first illustrated account wholly dedicated to any portion of what is now the United States. Copies with contemporary hand-colouring are of the utmost rarity and were no doubt intended for the highest echelons of society, either as commissions or gifts. The publication of this work by De Bry launched what would later become known as his Grand Voyages. It is without question the most important of the series both in terms of contemporary influence and modern historical and ethnographic value. The text describes the first British colony to be established in the New World and is here united by De Bry with engravings based on watercolours accomplished by John White, a member of the expedition to the New World. To most of Great Britain and Europe, this work presented the first accurate accounts and eyewitness depictions of Native Americans. In 1584, Sir Walter Raleigh received a ten year charter to establish the first permanent English settlement in Virginia and over the course of the next five years four expeditions landed at Roanoke for that purpose. The second of those expeditions included mathematician and navigator Thomas Hariot and artist and later colonial governor John White. Upon his return to London, Hariot would privately publish in 1588 A Brief and True Account of the New Found Land of Virginia (extant in but 6 known copies) which detailed the explorations and discoveries during the 1585 expedition. The following year Hakluyt would include the text in his seminal Principall Navigations. In 1589, master engraver and publisher Theodor De Bry traveled to London where he met Hakluyt, who informed him of the British expeditions to Virginia and shared with him both Hariot's journal and White's watercolours from the expedition. Hakluyt suggested the publication of a series of illustrated voyages to America, beginning with Hariot/White. De Bry returned to Frankfurt and in 1590 published the work in Latin, German, French and English. John White's illustrations are among the most famous of early American images. White was the lieutenant- governor of the abortive colony, and a skilled artist. His carefully executed watercolors, gleaned from close observation are remarkably accurate renderings of the Carolina Indians and their customs, costumes, rituals, hunting practices and dwellings. No other artist so carefully rendered American Indians until Karl Bodmer worked on the Missouri in the 1830s. The engravings after White are the best pictorial record of American Indians before the 19th century, while the important map within the work is the first detailed depiction of the Virginia coast and Carolina capes, showing the coast from the mouth of the Chesapeake to Wilmington, North Carolina. Sabin writes that according to the Russian prince Serge Sobolewski, the noted collector of De Bry whose voluminous collection was purchased by James Lenox and is now at the New York Public Library, the German editions were "made with more care and better typographical arrangement." In addition, the German-language editions of Hariot are considerably more scarce than the Latin. The contemporary hand colouring of this copy is extraordinary and of the utmost rarity. Hariot's Virginia is a monument to early Americana and the first, and perhaps the greatest, of all illustrated works depicting Native Americans in the United States. Cf. Arents 37; Church 176; cf. Cumming & de Vorsey 12; cf. European Americana 590/7; cf. JCB I:396; cf. Sabin 8784; cf. Vail 7 (note).

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        The Great Voyages: America, in Latin

      Frankfurt: Johannes Wecheli, Theodore deBry, 1590-1609. Parts I-IX only (of 13), in 5 vols., folio, volume one (12 6/8 x 9 inches), others (14 x 9 2/8 inches). I. [Hariot's "A brief and true report of the new found land of Virginia", London, 1588.] Admiranda Narratio fida tamen, de commodis et incolarum ritibus Virginiae… 1590. Frankfurt: Johannes Wecheli, Theodore deBry, 1590. Engraved title-page, vignette coat-of-arms, engraved folding map of Virginia, and 28 numbered plates, including one double and one folding mostly after John White by Theodor de Bry, woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials (many margins shaved occasionally affecting the image and lettering, a marginal wormhole affecting the image of 6 leaves, a few pale stains affecting one or two "Pict" plates caption leaves). First Latin edition, mostly first issue (plates 3,4,7,8,10 and 11 in the second issue state), with D6 blank. Church 140 and 141. II. [Le Moyne's Florida]. Brevis narratio eorum quae in Florida Americae Provincia Gallis acciderunt... Auctore Jacobo le Moyne. Frankfurt: 1591 [i.e., 1609]. Engraved title-page, vignette coat-of-arms, engraved folding map of Florida and Cuba (neat repairs to folds on verso), plate of Noah and his Ark, and 42 numbered plates after Jacques Le Moyne, woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials. Second edition. Church 146. III. [Stadius's Brazil]. Americae tertia pars Memorabilem provinciae Brasiliae Historiam continens, germanico primum sermone scriptam a Ioanne Stadio. Frankfurt: 1592 [sectional titles and colophon: 1605]. Engraved title-page, vignette coat-of-arms, full-page engraving with seven armorial shields and figures of the Virtues, engraved folding map of South America, full-page plate of Adam and Eve on page 144 (same as in part I above), 30 engraved plates repeated to 45 impressions, woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials Folding map supplied. Second edition, mixed first and second issue, with the plate on page 127 not repeating the plate on page 125, plate 23 on page 125, and plates 18 and 19 correctly printed on pages 78 and 80. Church 150-151. IV. [Benzoni's History of the New World]. Americae pars quarta, sive, Insignis & Admiranda Historia de reperta primum Occidentali India à Christophoro Columbo Anno M.CCCCXCII scripta ab Hieronymo Bezono Mediolanense… Frankfurt: 1594. Engraved title-page (repeated), full-page engraving with seven armorial shields and figures of the Virtues, engraving of Columbus led by the deities, allegorical engraving "Americae retectio," double-page engraved map of the Caribbean and adjacent areas, 24 numbered engravings, woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials (pale stain to map, small hole in plate xx, repaired marginal tear to plate xxiiii just affecting the image). Second edition, with final blank F6 (blank R6 replaced). Church 155. V. [Benzoni's History, continued]. Americae pars quinta... secundae sectionis Hia [Historiae] Hispanorum. Frankfurt: Theodore de Bry, 1595. Engraved title-page, repeated, vignette portrait of Christopher Columbus, engraved folding map of Mexico, and 22 numbered engraved plates, woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials (map with small tear at fold juncture). First edition, with [l2], [l3] and F4 blank (this copy with 2l2 correctly signed). Church 156. VI. [Benzoni's History, concluded]. Americae pars sexta, sive historiae ab Hieronymo Benzono Mediolanese [sic]... scriptae, sectio tertia. Frankfurt: Theodore de Bry, 1596. Engraved title-page, repeated (second title without pasted down "Sequuntur Icones" slip), double-page engraved plan of Cuzco, double-page engraved map of the Western Hemisphere with portraits of Columbus, Vespucci, Magellan and Pizarro, 27 numbered plates (lacking final blank G6). First edition. Church 158. VII. [Schmidel's Brazil and Paraguay]. Americae Pars VII. Verissima et Iucundissima description praecipuarum quarundam Indiae regionum & insularum… Theodore de Bry, 1599. Engraved title-page and one plate (lacking final blank H4). First Edition in Latin, Church 161. VIII. [Voyages of Drake, Hawkins, Cavendish and Raleigh]. Americae Pars VIII continens primo, descriptionem trium itinerum nobilissimi et fortissimo equities Francisci Draken, qui peragrato primum universe terrarium orbe,... [Sectional title-page: Frankfurt: Matthew Becker and] Theodore de Bry, 1599. Letterpress title-page with engraved double hemisphere world map after Jodocus Hondius (Shirley 219), engraved folding map of Guiana (lower edge to ca. 1/2 inch and upper edge to ca 1/4 inch defective and restored, affected areas supplied in skilful manuscript facsimile), small oval world map on KK4v (Shirley 220), 18 numbered plates. First edition, mixed first and second issues without the small map on AA2r, with AA2 correctly signed, plates XIII and XIV correctly printed, and with plates VI-IX with engraved numbers on the plates, e4 blank. Church 163 and 164. . IX. [Acosta's History of the New World, De Weert's and Van Noort's voyages]. Americae Nona & postrema pars. Qua de ratione elementorum: de novi orbis natura. Frankfurt: Matthew Becker, 1602. Engraved title-page, vignette coat-of-arms, engraved map of the Straits of Magellan, part titles with engraved vignettes, , the "Additamentum" title with engraved portrait of Van Noort incorporating a world map (Shirley 229), letterpress section titles to the second and third parts and to each of the two series of plates, two series of numbered plates (I-XXV and I-XIV) (lacking blank leaf Yy6, 4 leaves with small marginal repairs). First Edition in Latin, with final blank leaf ddd4. Church 168. Provenance: "an unidentified European Royal family" reported Christie's 26th October 1988, lot 44. A HANDSOME SET OF DE BRY'S GREAT VOYAGES uniformly and finely bound in modern burgundy morocco gilt. Inspired by a meeting with the celebrated Richard Hakluyt in London in 1587, de Bry published the first of his own collection of voyages relating to the Americas in 1590: Hariot's account of Virginia. In order to maximize profit he had editions published in English, Latin, French and German. He went on to publish five further parts before his death in 1598, when his sons Johann Theodor and Johann Israel took over the task of completing the Great Voyages and began the Small Voyages, and oeuvre which eventually stretched to 25 volumes. Forty-four years passed between the publication of the first part of the Great Voyages and the last part of the Small Voyages, and it is therefore no wonder that sets like this one are made of a variety of editions and issues: "during this long interval, the publishers of this great collection must have reprinted, even more than once, the greater part of the volumes, which had become successively out of print; but, before coming to entire reimpressions, they would naturally use the portions either of text or of plates which were on hand. It appears, in fact, that the plates were at first printed only for a part of the two texts of the first volumes, and that, when this first impression was exhausted, it became necessary to have a second, and at the same time, to print on the pages destined to receive the engravings both the numbers indicating their order, and the titles or explanations, which appear above and below those engravings, and that, finally, when the text was entirely exhausted, they reprinted it, at first with the old date, and afterwards with a new date. This explains how it is that one encounters, besides the editions reprinted as a whole, copies of the first edition offspring so many various readings that one might think they belonged to different editions." Sabin 8784. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department .

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        New Jägerbuch: Jacoben von Fouilloux [bound with] Wolffsjagt J. von Clamorgan

      Bernhart Jobin, Strassburg, 1590. First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Illustrator: Tobias Stimmer and Christoph Maurer. The first separate German edition (the first was published in 1582 as part of a larger guide to hunting) of Du Fouilloux's classic Renaissance guide to hunting with dogs originally published in 1566 as La Venerie. Recently rebound in an illuminated vellum antiphonal leaf laid into what appears to be the original boards (with some repairs to the corners and with new pastedowns), new endpapers added, blanks not present. Large repair to the title with loss of a bit of text including the date (added in manuscript). A bit of worming in the right margin not touching any text, occasional foxing and a persistent but generally mild dampstain in the gutter of much of the volume. Bound with Clamorgan's popular text on wolf hunting. (6), 92, (2), 20 leaves. 68 in text woodcuts, 52 in the first section signed by Tobias Stimmer and Christoph Maurer. A hugely important and influential treatise on hunting that was translated into English (pirated twice), German and Italian in addition to the more than 20 French editions that appeared. Graesse (C-F) 621. Size: Quarto (4to). Illustrator: Tobias Stimmer and Christoph Maurer. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 043277. .

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        A Voyage to East India Wherein Some Things are Taken Notice of In Our Passage Thither But Many More in our Abode There Within that Rich and Most Spacious Empire of the Great Mogul

      Edward Terry (1590-1660) was an English chaplain and travel writer. In 1615 he sailed to India as a chaplain with the London East India Company. The title page of this 1777 volume states "Reprinted from the Edition of 1655 with Copper-Plates."  The binding is rebacked, preserving the original calf boards.  The rebacking appears to be both expert and vintage, as the spine shows some age as well.  The boards show wear, particularly at the corners, but remain respectably intact.  The contents are impressively clean and bright.  The frontispiece, folding map and three plates are all present as called for. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the ffep.  The only sign of light spotting detected is confined to the blank verso of the frontispiece. "The author accompanied Sir Thomas Roe as his chaplain during the latter's embassy to India 1615-1619; his journal is a valuable complementary account".

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        Indiae Orientalis, insularumque adiacentium typus.

      Incisione in rame, coloritura d'epoca, mm 355x500 tratta da "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum", opera che ebbe un successo immediato e numerosissime riedizioni. Il "Theatrum" è considerato il primo atlante moderno, comprendente carte di tutte le zone del mondo; la geniale intuizione di Abraham Ortel (1528-1598), che latinizzò il proprio nome in Ortelius, fu quella di riunire in un unico corpus la produzione cartografica eterogenea del periodo, costituendo la base per un'impresa editoriale di enorme successo, pubblicata dal 1570 al 1612. Oltre all'India ed all'arcipelago indonesiano citati nel titolo, la carta rappresenta anche le regioni dell'estremo oriente, compresi Cina e Giappone. Bel cartiglio decorato in basso a sinistra e stemma nobiliare nell'angolo superiore dello stesso lato. Testo latino al verso.Buone condizioni, con restauri ad alcuni piccoli strappi marginali e ad uno strappo longitudinale professionalmente restaurato.

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        Aevi Veteris, Typvs Geographicvs.

      Carta geografica del mondo Tolemaico tratta dal Parergon di Ortelius. La carta è inclusa in una ricca cornice ornamentale nella quale sono incluse le miniature dei quatro continenti. Incisione in rame, finemente colorata a mano, in perfetto stato di conservazione. Ancient world map depicting the area of the earth known in classic times. The map occupies the central section of a larger oval projection and extends as far east as Sumatra and south to Madagascar. The map is surrounded by a richly ornate border incorporating four small insets: Europe, Asia, Africa and America representing the modern world. Seventeen classical authors and their works are specifically mentioned. Anversa Antwerpen Shirley, World 176: Van den Broecke, 186 440 310

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        Paesaggio con Madonna e Bambino

      Acquaforte, 1590 circa, monogrammata in lastra ?P. F.? in basso a sinistra. Magnifica e rara prova, particolarmente nitida e contrastata, con la presenza di graffi sulla lastra tipici delle prime impressioni, con sottili margini oltre l?impronta del rame, applicata su antico supporto di collezione, lievissima ossidazione al centro, nel complesso in ottimo stato di conservazione. Diversamente da suo padre, Orazio prestava molta attenzione ai dettagli del paesaggio nelle sue opere e questa Madonna con Bambino ne è un eccellente esempio. Sebbene infatti le figure siano in primo piano, l?ombreggiatura dietro l?albero le integra, allo stesso tempo, in un paesaggio di più ampio respiro. Nonostante il guscio di lumaca e le iniziali, che indicano Paolo Farinati come autore del soggetto, la composizione suggerisce una contaminazione da parte di diverse fonti. La figura della Vergine, ad esempio, seduta al suolo sotto un albero mentre mostra il suo profilo di ispirazione classica, deriva da un dipinto di Tiziano andato perduto. Farinati conosceva il soggetto del dipinto grazie alle riproduzioni a stampa realizzate da altri artisti: Niccolò Boldrini eseguì infatti una xilografia nel 1540 con lo stesso tema, ma è probabilmente l?acquaforte di Giovanni Francesco Camocio, datata alla fine del XVI secolo, l?opera che più fedelmente riproduce il dipinto di Tiziano. Gioconda Albricci fa notare come il motivo della Madonna assisa ricorra spesso nell?album di Paolo Farinati, conservato nel Castello a Milano. L?artista combina questa figura di stampo tizianesco insieme con i putti caratteristici della sua opera, come suggeriscono i numerosi amorini presenti nelle sue incisioni (Bartsch 9, 10). Lionello Puppi ha proposto che l'incisione di Orazio possa ispirarsi al disegno preparatorio per un affresco del padre, dipinto nel 1589 sulla facciata della casa di M. Marin, un mugnaio di Vittorio Veneto. Anche il paesaggio alpino sullo sfondo deriva dall'opera di Tiziano. Questo imponente panorama, unico nel corpus delle opere di Farinati per l'ampiezza e la ricchezza di dettagli, potrebbe derivare dalla xilografia Sacra Famiglia con Giovanni Battista ed Elisabetta, spesso attribuiti a Boldrini. La sacra conversatione è ambientata in un esteso paesaggio che combina archi e rovine ricoperti di vegetazione e un lago alpino in lontananza. Gli edifici in rovina e il punto di vista rialzato ricordano anche i paesaggi alpini delle incisioni di Hyeronymos Cock. Albricci considera questa prospettiva una reminescenza degli scenari del Lago di Garda, suggerendo che l'artista possa averlo osservato dal vivo. Quali che siano state le sue fonti, è possibile che Orazio Farinati abbia aggiunto questo sfondo alla composizione figurativa del padre per ottenere un effetto più moderno. La luminosità dell?opera è notevole: i confini più lontani sono resi con linee morbide, e leggere che conferiscono tridimensionalità all?opera. I toni scuri danno vitalità al primo piano e riproducono l'effetto del bagliore tremolante della luce mattutina: il sole sorge da dietro le rovine nella zona mediana, i raggi si diffondono attraverso le crepe dei conci rastremati degli archi. Ci sono alcuni elementi che indicano che Orazio incise le sue opere su lastre di metallo morbide, ad esempio il peltro. I bordi irregolari nella parte superiore della lastra non rispecchiano quelli di un metallo duro, resistente cioè alle battute e alla compressione della stampa, ma piuttosto quelli di un materiale più malleabile, che si graffia facilmente con l?usura della lastra. A volte, queste venivano addirittura rifilate o levigate tra la stampa di uno stato e l?altro. Questa impressione presenta pochissimi graffi, caratteristica dei primi stati. Altro elemento che conferma questo dato è l'area chiara all'altezza della cintola della Vergine: per qualche motivo, la morsura in questa area non è riuscita, probabilmente perché ricoperta da una goccia di vernice o di coprente per l?acido. Negli stati successivi, questo passaggio è stato rifinito a bulino. Le poche sfumature visibili suggeriscono che la lastra sia stata asciugata perfettamente; la stampa irregolare di questo esemplare deriva probabilmente da un?inchiostratura non uniforme e dal ristagno di umidità sul foglio bagnato lungo il bordo di uscita della lastra durante il passaggio in pressa. Questa opera si distingue in maniera particolare rispetto alle altre opere di Paolo Farinati in virtù delle molteplici copie che ha ispirato. Infatti, mentre le opere del padre venivano raramente copiate, se mai poi sia stato fatto, tutte le opere del figlio hanno ispirato dei duplicati. Inoltre, tutte le opere di Orazio sono state ristampate con l?aggiunta degli indirizzi dei vari editori, mentre quelle di Paolo sono state rieditate meno frequentemente. Questo ci indica che Orazio, che alla fine della sua carriera si era stabilito a Venezia, dove morì, avesse stabilito ottimi contatti con gli editori Veneti. Etching, circa 1590, signed ?P.F.? at the lower left. After his father Paolo Farinati. A very fine impression of this rare work, showing a good contrast and clarity of details, with thin margins, laid down at the reverse edge on antique collector?s paper, a small stain in the center, otherwise in very good conditions. Unlike his father, Orazio Farinati gave more attention to details of setting and his Madonna and Child is a good example of his art. Although the figures are in the foreground, the shadow behind the tree integrates them into a wider landscape. Despite the snail shell and the monogram that indicates Paolo Farinati as the author of the subject, the composition suggests also other sources. The Virgin, for instance, sitting beneath the tree, showing her classical profile, derives from a lost painting by Titian. Maybe Farinati knew the subject through several contemporary prints, such as Niccolò Boldrini's woodcut, 1540, with the same theme, and Giovanni Francesco Camocio's etching, realized at the end of the XVI century, maybe the closest work to Titian?s original subject. This engraving shows the Virgin and the Child in a landscape teeming with birds and animals, with Joseph in the background saddling the ass in the stable. The same subject might have been realized by Bartolomeo Passarotti as well. Gioconda Albricci underlines that the motif of the seated Madonna can be found also in Paolo Farinati's sketchbook, nowadays kept in the Castello in Milano. The artist combined this figure, deriving from Titian, with the putti that were characteristic of his own style. (Bartsch 9, 10). Lionello Puppi suggested that Orazio's engraving might have been inspired by the preparatory drawing for a fresco his father realized in 1589, on the facade of the house of M. Marin, a miller in Vittorio Veneto. Even the alpine view in the background derives from Titian. This impressive landscape, which is unique among the works of Farinati for its width and richness, may come from the woodcut The Holy Family with John the Baptist and Elizabeth, often ascribed to Boldrini. The sacre conversatione is set in a wide landscape combining, arches, ruins covered with vegetation and an alpine lake in the background. The crumbling buildings and the elevated point of view recall the alpine landscapes in the etchings of Hyeronymos Cock. Albricci considers this perspective as a memory of the Lake Garda scenarios, suggesting that the artist might have observed these landscapes directly. Whatever the sources might have been, it is likely that Orazio Farinati added this background to his father's figurative composition to get a more modern effect. The luminosity of the print is remarkable: the farthest borders were obtained with soft and lightly etched lines which gave the effect of the third dimension. The dark tones give the surface a nice energy and create the shimmering effect of the morning light: the sun rises from behind the ruins in the middle ground, its beams spreading through the cracks of the voussoirs of the arch. There are some elements that indicate how Orazio etched on soft metal plates, maybe pewter. The irregular edges on the upper part of the plate do not reflect those of a hard metal plate, meaning resistant to the batterings and the compression of printing, but they rather seem like those of a malleable material, easily scratched as the plate wore. Sometimes the plates were trimmed or smoothed down between each state. This impression bears few scratches, like first states usually did. Another element that can confirm this idea is the pale spot at the Virgin's waist, maybe caused by a drop of varnish or ground. In later states, this passage was remarked by a burin. The few tones left on the plate are the consequence of a perfectly wiped surface; the irregular printing of this example is a consequence of an uneven inking and from the stagnation of moisture on the dampened paper along the trailing edge of the plate while passing through the press. This etching stands out among Paolo Farinati's works due to the numerous copies it inspired. Actually, while his father's prints were rarely copied, if ever, all the son's works have been done. Moreover, every work Orazio realized has been reissued with the addresses of the different publishers, while Paolo's have been less frequently reprinted. This suggests that Orazio, who had moved to Venice at the end of his professional life, had good working relationships with the Venetian publishers. Reed & Wallace, Italian etchers of the Renaissance & Barocque, p. 210, 107. Dimensioni 155x130.

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        Der Statt Zuerich in Helvetia...

      Incisione in legno di mm 185x390 su foglio che complessivamente misura con il testo mm 360x440, colorata, raffigurante una fascinosa veduta a volo d'uccello, ritratta con gusto per la miniatura e il dettaglio architettonico. Sul nastro inciso è riportata la data 1555, data dell'originale intaglio della tavola. In alto sono presenti due stemmi della città, ai lati del nastro. Testo tedesco. L'incisione è tratta da "Cosmographia universalis", una delle prime descrizioni del mondo intero e la più importante opera geografica tedesca dopo la Cronaca di Norimberga del 1493. Buon esemplare su carta fina un po' trasparente.

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        Cristoforo Colombo

      Ritratto del grande navigatore genovese finemente inciso al bulino. Il ritratto venne successivamente inserito nei Piccoli Viaggi dello stesso de Bry. Incisione in rame, con ricco decoro ornamentale, rifilata al rame, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Timbro di collezione al verso non identificato. Bibliografia: Nagler, Die Monogrammisten I 1880. Portrait of the Genoane explorer engraved with graver. The portrait has been included in Bry?s Piccoli Viaggi. Copperplate, rich in decoration, trimmed to platemark, in excellent condition. Collection stamp on verso, unidentified. Francoforte Frankfurt Nagler, Die Monogrammisten I, 1880. 127 156

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        Rudimenta Hebraicae Linguae, accurata methodo et brevitate conscripta. Eorundem Rudimentorum Praxis (et) De Hebraica Syntaxi canones generales. Petri Cevalerii Annotationes nunc primum accesserunt . Praefixa est Epistola Hebraea Ioannis Immanuelis Tremellii.

      Ginebra: Geneve, apud Franciscum Le Preux, 1590. 4to.; 8 hojas, 314 páginas (en realidad 316, por error de numeración), más 9 hojas. Ejemplar con numerosas anotaciones manuscritas, de la época, en los márgenes. El libro lleva añadidos dos mapas plegados de Tierra Santa, uno de ellos realizado por Macé o Mathieu Ogier [Matthaeus Ogerius] en 1698. Encuadernación de época en pergamino, con falta de un fragmento en el tercio inferior de un plano. Rara edición de uno de los textos clásicos para la enseñanza del hebreo, realizada por un ilustre miembro de una gran familia de calvinistas, nacido en Vire y muerto en el exilio en Guernsey, quien enseñó durante años dicha lengua en Ginebra y posteriormente como Profesor Regio de Hebreo en Cambridge.

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        Satiro che frusta una Ninfa

      Bulino, circa 1590/5. Della serie delle cosiddette Lascivie. Bellissima prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva, rifilata al rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Questa collezione, undici opere a carattere mitologico e biblico con marcato sfondo erotico, fece infuriare papa Clemente VIII (1592-1605) che biasimò il Carracci per la sua mancanza di buona creanza. Proprio la diatriba con il Pontefice contribuisce alla datazione delle lastre, altrimenti prive di firma e data. Dato il soggetto ?peccaminoso? le opere ebbero poca tiratura e risultano pertanto assai rare Engraving, about 1590/5. The series of so-called Lascivie. Beautiful proof, printed on contemporary laid paper, trimmed with copper, in excellent condition. This collection of eleven works from mythology and the Bible with marked erotic, angered Pope Clement VIII (1592-1605) who blamed the Carracci for his lack of good manners. Just the dispute with the Pope contributes to the dating of the plates, or without a signature and date. Given the subject "sinful" works had little circulation and are therefore very rare. De Grazia 186; Bartsch 133; Bury, The print in Italy 1550-1620, p. 196, 139. Dimensioni 112x154.

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        Il pastor fido tragicommedia pastorale? dedicata al ser. mo D. Carlo Emanuele Duca di Savoia & C. Nelle reali nozze di S. A. con la ser. Infante D. Caterina D'Austria. Con privilegi.

      presso Gio. Battista Bonfadino 1590 Cm. 18,5, cc. (138). Con una grande figura incisa al frontespizio, frontalini e bei capilettera ornati. Legatura antica (seicentesca?) in piena pergamena, dorso a piccoli nervi con titoli manoscritti. Una piccola mancanza alla parte alta del frontespizio che interessa un paio di lettere perfettamente reintergata, qualche arrossatura polopiù marginale, peraltro esemplare in buono stato di conservazione. Non comune prima edizione.

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        Della ragion di stato libri dieci. Revisti dall'autore e arricchiti in più luoghi... Tre libri della grandezza delle città... -

      Roma, Pellagallo, 1590.In-8. Legatura coeva in pergamena molle. (4, 2 bianchi), 400, (11) pp.; ampio ma lieve alone d'umidità; dalla biblioteca dei principi di Fürstenberg a Donaueschingen con il loro timbro in fine. Rara edizione, pubblicata un anno dopo l'originale. L'opera è una «vasta e sistematica esposizione... di tutta la nuova problematica che lo Stato moderno sorgente portava con se: esazione fiscale, organizzazione militare, commercio, industria, amministrazione della giustizia, annona, urbanistica; meglio di qualsiasi altra opera di quell'età, il libro del B. documenta il tipico trapasso, che allora si operava, dallo Stato patrimoniale di impronta feudale e tirannica allo Stato di ?politia?, fondato sull'amminstrazione oculata...» (L. Firpo, in DBI XIII, 357). Bozza, Scrittori politici, n.34 (nota). Cf. Kress 178, Goldsmiths' 248, e Einaudi 640. A scarce edition, published one year after the first. Some light dampstains but generally quite a good copy in contemp. limp vellum, from the library of the Princes of Fürstenberg at Donaueschingen with their stamp on verso of titles.

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        De miraculis occultis naturae libri IIII. Item De vita cum animi et corporis incolumitate?

      Ex officina typographica Ioannis Wecheli 1590 12° (130x90). 8 carte n.n. pagg. 582, carte n.n. 27. Frontespizio in rosso e nero con vignetta silografica. Piena pelle coeva con medaglione impresso a secco al centro dei piatti, dorso a nervi. Lemnius, medico olandese, studiò a Lovanio e fu una importante figura del suo tempo, fu allievo di Vesalio e Gessner; era soprannominato "l'igienista", fautore di una conoscenza della medicina per una migliore qualità di vita; nell' importante trattato, che ebbe immediatamente numerose ristampe dopo la prima edizione del 1559 dai torchi di Simon, vengono affrontati moltissimi argomenti naturali, curiosi: caratteri ereditari, ginecologia, sonnambulismo, ubriachezza e proprietà del vino, dei sogni, conservazione e proprietà dei cibi, delle erbe, oltre a fenomeni naturali. Buon esemplare un po' corto al margine sup. e con foro di tarlo da pag. 7 a 88 (25 pagine con foro molto grande) al margine inf. senza ledere il testo; poche pagine con sottolineature e note marginali. Legatura un po' usurata ma comunque gradevole. Ferguson vol.II pag. 24 ; Caillet 6480; Wellcome I, 3703.

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        Vindiciae contra Tyrannos: sive de Principiis in Populum, Populique in Principem, legitima potestate. Stephano Iunio Bruto Celta, Auctore

      Edimburgi (but Basle, T. Guarinus?), 1579l [Bound with:] Commonefactio de iureconsulti fine, et in dissidiis dogmatum ecclesiasticorum officio .... Neostadii,Matthaeus Harnisch, 1590. [And:] Furio Ceriol. Idea Consiliarii: Hoc est De Consiliis et Consiliariis principum ... interpretante Simone Schardio. Frankfurt, Joannes Spies, 1588. Contemporary blindstamped pigskin with central panels panels showing the birth and baptism of Jesus Christ, roundels outside the central panels showing heads etc. and one with the initials H.L. (the L rather worn down), being the initials of the Augsburg master-bookbinder Hans Lietz. Three works in one volume, small octavo (6" x 3 1/2"). . The first work: [xiv[, 236, [3, verses] pp, and the final blank, lower margin of second leaf cut away with 2 letters of catchword on verso just touched, one or two small brown marks, small repairs to inner margin of title, but a good crisp and clean copy; the second work: 186, [4] pp., including the imprint leaf and the final bank, some slight browning but a good copy; the third work: [xvi\, 93, [1, imprint with large woodcut ornament] pp. plus the final blank, a few blemishes but very good. The first two works in this sammelband are first editions, and the third is the first edition in Latin of the Spanish work El concego, 1559.The second work is concerned with Roman and Canon law. Of the first work, Printing and the Mind of Man writes: "A Counterblast against Tyrants was probably printed at Basle, outside the jurisdiction of popes, emperors and kings, but it was prudently given a bogus imprint. It is an eloquent vindication of the people's rights to resist tyranny, while affirming that resistance must be based on properly constituted authority. It is in fact the practical demonstration of Bodin's theory, and some measure of its impact and continuing relevance may be estimated from a study of the places and dates at which it has been translated or reprinted – London, 1648, Paris, 1789, Berlin, 1848, Like Rights of Man, it is one of the perennial documents of anti-tyranny."

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        Hieronymous Wierix [Wierx] Original Plates

      [1590]. VG : in very good condition. Book-plate on paste down. Teg First Edition Grey hardback cloth cover 13 original copper plate engravings of religious scenes by Hieronymus Wierix :: 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6") :: The 13 plates are 'window' mounted within book form on hand made paper. Each engraving measures approximately 100mm in height by 65 mm width. There is a description in Latin beneath each illustration. At the base five of the engravings have 'Hieronymous Wierx Excudit. Cum Gratia et Privilegio. Piermans'; six have 'Hieronymous Wierx Fecit et Excud. Cum Gratia et Privilegio. Buscher'; and two have no inscription, but are in a similar format and style. The illustrator [1553-1619] was from a family of engravers based in Antwerp, who specialised in devout and allegorical subjects.The illustrations have a religious theme and include: The three kings presenting Jesus with gifts; Joseph and Mary with a donkey; Angels around Jesus in a crib; Scene in a vineyard; Angels building a boat; Angels cooking; Angels spinning; St. Ignatius; S. Agnes; S. Maria

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        Die Wappen vom Thurm zu Erstfelden im Ktn. Uri.

      38,5x25,5 cm. Handgemalter Titel in Rot/Schwarz mit Wappen, Vorwort in Rot/Schwarz, 8 Bl. mit vielen farbigen Wappen. Leinwandband mit dem "Uri-Stier" auf dem Vorderdeckel. Vorwort: "Diese nachfolgende Waappe hab Ich bekomme vnd abmalen lasst uss dem alten Thurn so vor zytt Ein adelicher Sitz gewäsen zu Örschfelden od Erstfeld Ein stund wegs ob Altorf im Land Vri gegen dem gebrig gelegen. Anno 1590. Habs zuvor selbst allda erfaren, gesucht vnd besichtiget A° 1583" Rennward Cysat [1545-1614] Stadtschreiber zu Luzern. (Stadtbibliothek Luzern. Mscp 124, pag 24bg 253d). - Mit Notizen, wie die Farben bei Tschudi und bei Cysat angeordnet wurden, Bl. 8 mit "Wappen bei Tschudi, welche ebenfalls dem Erstfeldner Cyclus anzugehöhren scheinen." - Auf Büttenpapier. - Exlibris auf Innendeckel. [2 Warenabbildungen bei antiquariat.de]

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        Biblia Sacra. Veteris et Novi Testamenti. Secundum editionem vulgatam.

      Basileae: [Thomas Guarin], 1590-91.. 8vo, (xl), 737, (1), 304, (vi), 266, (102) pp. Three parts, each with an engraved title page, the initial Old Testament title dated 1591 and the second part and the New Testament title dated 1590. Four maps, three of which are folding - one map torn in half along the fold crease and repaired, plus numerous woodcuts in the text. Some wear from damp to a few leaves in Esdras, with loss to one leaf, small closed marginal tear to the initial title, lacking front free endpapers. Two 19th century ownership inscriptions to paste down plus a more recent bookplate by Reynolds Stone for John and Hyacinth Lawrence. Contemporary blind stamped pigskin, with a worn handwritten paper label and another faded manuscript title to spine, top of spine with a small chip and one minor tear, foot of lower board slightly worn, lacking the ties but still with the metal ends and two worn pieces of leather attached. Overall a well preserved copy. Not in Darlow and Moule.

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        STATUTA MAGNIFICAE CIVITATIS PARMAE. Cum annotationibus celeberrimorum Iureconsultorum D. Bartholomei a Prato, D. Vincentij Blondi, D. Iacobi Carpesani, D. Ludovici Zandemariae, D. Antonij Cantelli, D. Innocentij Blondi et aliorum Doctorum eiusdem Mag. Civitatis. Hac secunda editione ab infinitis, quibus scatebant erroribus, multa cum diligentia, emendata.

      ex officina Erasmi Viothi Cm. 35 x 23,5; 10 + 228 cc. numerate; legatura settecentesca in tutta pelle marezzata con nervi e tassello al dorso, fregi oro al dorso e al taglio dei piatti; sguardie marmorizzate; taglio rosso su tutti i lati; bei capolettera ornati e finalini. Mende al dorso con perdite al margine inferiore e superiore e diversi piccoli fori di tarlo; abrasioni ai piatti e spellature agli angoli e al margine inferiore dei piatti dove la pelle manca completamente; cerniere lente. Qualche macchia al frontispizio, una macchia tipo caffè alla carta 82 che comincia a vedersi dalla carta 80, alcune fioriture diffuse ma generalmente molto lievi; uno strappo con riparazione d' epoca all'ultima carta che non lede il testo e uno al margine superiore di due carte dell'indice che lede appena la prima riga di testo:nel complesso interno in condizioni davvero buone stampato su carta pesante con ampi margini. L'opera si divide in 5 libri più un 6° LIBER DAMNORUM DATORUM MAGNIFICAE COMMUNITATIS PARMAE.Di seguito nello stesso volume troviamo:ANNOTATIONES AD STATUTA MAG. CIVITATIS PARMAE celeberrimorum Iureconsultorum Domini Bartholomei a Prato, D. Vincentij Blondi, D. Iacobi Carpesani, D. Ludovici Zandemariae, D. Antonij Cantelli, D. Innocentij Blondi, et aliorum Doctorum eiusdem Magnificae Civitatis. Parmae, ex officina Erasmi Viothi, M.D.LXXXX. (1590).2+207 cc. numerate; una gora d'umido al margine inferiore delle cc. 49-65 (che per altro hanno carta più stanca e brunita).

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        Eine christliche Predigt auff den Neuen-Jahrs-Tag. Darinnen von zwolff Gnaden-Wundern gehandelt wird. Gethan im Pillgramßthal Anno Christi 1589 durch M. Johannem Praetorium Saxohallensem, Pastorn daselbst. Hiebevor Gedruckt zu Görlitz/ durch Ambrosium Fritsch. und nunmehro Auß Selbigen Drucke wiederholet

      O. O., 1590.. 24 Bll. Umschlag. 4°. 19,5 x 16 cm.

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        Dialoghi piacevolissimi di Nicol? Franco da Benevento; Con permissione de' Superiori; Espurgati da Girolamo Gioannini da Capugnano Bolognese.

      Vinegia, Altobello Salicato, alla Libraria della Fortezza. 1590. In 12 esimo, pp. (14), 148, front. con marca tip., testatine e capilett. ornati, leg. in p. perg. orig. con tit. calligr. al dorso. Opera assai curiosa e critica verso i costumi del tempo, citata fra i Libri proibiti. Edita dopo la morte dell' Autore (1515 - 1570), stampata dal Giolito, descritta dal Peignot nel Dictionnaire des livres condamnes au feu, (pp. 143), e con l'importante revisione del bolognese Giovannini che le ridette nuova diffusione, contiene, oltre al noto dialogo sulla "miseria, et calamit? delle Puttane, Tiranni, Mercanti e di Soldati tristi, et scellerati", il gustosissimo Dialogo VIII, che "narra il modo di vendere libri buoni et cattivi" (Graesse, II, p. 628). L'A. (1515 ca. - 1569), poeta satirico e avventuroso poligrafo di Benevento, dapprima amico e collaboratore di Pietro Aretino e poi suo acerrimo avversario, a causa di controversie sorte sopra la paternit? di alcune opere, sempre al centro di intrighi e persecuzioni politiche, fu fatto impiccare a Roma da Pio V nel 1570. (Per notizie vedi: De Nicastro Beneventana Pinacotheca, 1720, p. 168; Toppi Bibliotheca Napoletana, 1678, p. 221). Molte volte ristampata, l'operetta ? rara a trovarsi in questa edizione che manca anche ai pi? importanti repertori. Buon esemplare, interessato da qq. fioritura alla pergamena, da lievi gore al margine delle carte e da alcune antiche annotazioni. (Cfr. Adams, F, 954).

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