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        I discorsi di M... sanese, . nei sei libri di Pedacio Dioscoride Anazarbeo della materia medicale. Con le figure tirate dalle naturali, & vive piante, & animali, in numero molto maggiore, che le altre per avanti stampate

      Subject: (Erbari antichi - Illustrati). Venetia, Valgrisi, 1597, folio, m.pelle con snodi, pp. 12 (ma 24)-(156)-971-(12), con centinaia di inc. xil. n.t. Frontespizio foderato e rifilato al margine bianco ed alcune carte rinforzate lungo quello interno: Fioriture ed aloni di umidit? non importanti e margine superiore rifilato in alcune pagine fin quasi a toccare il testo.

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        Medicina practica, sive Methodos cognoscendorum, & curandorum omnium corporis humani affectum.

      Baptistam, & Ioan. Bernardum Sessam, Venice 1597 - Folio (320x225 mm). [2], 27, [1], 175 n.ll., 310, [2] pp., title with large vignette device printed in red and black, woodcut initials and headers in text, last leaf with colophon, contemporary limp vellum, very worn and shriveled, title-page, first and last leaves chipped at corners and frayed, dog ears, occasional marginal dampstaining, ink-spotting and soiling, little worming to top margins, frequent ink annotations in old hand. ---- NLM/Durling 816 (list the 1598 edition only), not in Garrison-Morton and Wellcome I. - The first Venice edition, edited Giovanni Bernardo Sessa. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        GYNAECIORUM sive DE MULIERUM TUM COMMUNIBUS, TUM GRAVIDARUM, PARIENTIUM, ET PUERPERARUM AFFECTIBUS & MORBIS,

      Argentinae (Strasburg), sumptibus Lazari Zetzneri, 1597.. libri graecorum, arabum, latinorum veterum et recentium quotquot extant, partim nunc primum editi, partim vero denuo recogniti, emendati, necessariis imaginibus exornati, & optimorum scriptorum autoritatibus illustrati. First Spach edition, Latin text, 1597. Folio in sixes, approximately 330 x 200 mm, 13 x 8 inches, printer's pictorial device on title page, title page printed red and black, woodcut illustrations in the text, some decorated initials, pages: (36), 28, 1080 plus 34 pages of index, last page blank, bound in half vellum over marbled sides, gilt rules and 4 gilt motifs to spine, gilt lettered red morocco label. Upper hinge split at head 40 mm (1¾"), lower hinge split at tail 79 mm (3"), very small split at tail of spine also, marbled paper slightly worn next to corners, small bookplate on front pastedown, (Victor A. Schwarz), early pages slightly wavy, pages heavily browned throughout, as is common with this book, occasional dark spot, lower margin of index pages have very small patch of worming, neat ink note written in margin of index, no tears, binding tight and firm. A good copy. Israel Spach a professor of medicine in Strasburg has made a revised edition of the collection of texts on gynaecology edited by H. K. Wolf, published in 4 volumes in Basel, 1586-88. Newly added are Martin Akakia's "De morbis muliebribus libri II, nunc primum in lucem edita," and Kaspar Bauhin's "Appendix varias et novas historias continens,". The collection comprises a total of 18 important articles on gynaecology and obstetrics and was the largest such compilation of its day, including Ambroise Pare: "De Hominis Generatione Liber"; François Rousset: "De Partu Césareo Tractatus"; Albucassis: "Gravissimorum aliquot affectus muliebrium"; Jacques Rueff: "De Conceptu et Generatione Hominibus"; Jerôme Mercurialis: "De Morbis Muliebrium", etc. See Bibliotheca Walleriana No.9096 and Catalogue of Medical Books in Manchester University Library 1480-1700 p. 324 No. 2320; Richard J. Durling, A Catalogue of Sixteenth Century Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine, 2254; A Catalogue of Printed Books in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library, 6030. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        TRACTATUS LOCATI ET CONDUCTI IN QUO EXATE DE PENSIONIBUS, FRUCTIBUS, CADUCITATIBUS, Remissionibus, Salarijs, & similibus, noua, quotidiana, & praticabilis materia pertractatur Vicentio Carocio Tudertino... Venetiis, Apud Ioannem Baptistam, & Ioan. Bernardum Sessam, 1597.

      Pregev. ril. in perg. antica completamente manoscr. e con 7 bei capilett. miniati in oro, tit. manoscr. al dorso e al taglio inf., nerv. al dorso, cm 31x22, cc. 18 non numer., pp 286 stamp. su 2 colonne. Bel front. in nero e rosso con pregev. inc. Terza ediz. ampliata dell?opera del giurecons. nato a Todi (15471623) e dedicata al cardinale Ascanio Colonna (c. 1560-1608). Index Aurel. 132.501., non in Adams e DBI. Parte sup. del dorso con mod. manc. da tarlo, peraltro Ottimo esempl.

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        Declaration De L'usage Du Graphometre. - Traicte De L'usage Du Trigometre

      Paris: Danfrie, 1597. 8vo., (7 1/8 x 4 6/8 inches). 14 fine copper-engraved plates, including two duplicates, four woodcut illustrations, including two full-page (pale waterstains throughout). 18th-century speckled calf gilt (hinges weak, extremities scuffed). First edition, with the second state of the privilege leaf, with lines 6, 9 and 10 ending "toutes", "pareil", and "sans que". Describing Danfire's ingenious invention of an instrument used by surveyors to measure angles, which remianed popular with a few modifications well into the 19th-century. A fine metal-worker and engraver, and maker of mathematical instruments in metal and paper, Danfrie also invented the type used to print this book. Of the seven known types created by Danfrie, the ones used here are the second and fourth of his Gothic-cursive Civilite types, a font first created to mimic French script by Robert Granjon. Danfrie's early Civilite types were used in books printed by him and Richard Breton. Danfrie was appointed "graveur general des monnaies de France" in 1582. Mortimer, Harvard Italian 163; Carter and Vervliet, Civilite Types, 280." 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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        La prima [-seconda] parte de ragionamenti di M. Pietro Aretino, cognominato il flagello de prencipi, il veritiero, e'l divino, divisa in tre giornate, la contenenza de le quali si porra ne la facciata seguente. Veritas odium parit.

      "Bengodi" [i. e. London, John Windet f. John Wolfe], "21 October 1584" [but: c. 1597]. - 8vo. 3 pts. in 1 vol. (12), 228, (8), 401, (1), 142 pp., final blank f. With woodcut in the text (pt. 3, p. 107). Wants the blanks at the beginning and end of pt. 2. 18th-century calf, covers ruled in gilt; title to prettily gilt spine; leading edges and inner dentelle gilt; marbled endpapers. All edges red. Secont reprint (printed for the original publisher) of the first collected edition of Aretino's famous 'Conversations', printed by John Wolfe in London in 1584. According to Brunet, there are, including the original, four different editions (of which ours is the second) misleadingly bearing the date of 1584 on their titles, all recorded in a very small number and "entre lesquelles, jusqu'ici, il y a eu peu de différence pour le prix" (Brunet). Only through Woodfield's research did a distinction and localisation of the various reprints become possible, but the Nordmann copy with the same imprint as ours is still catalogued as "extrement rare [.] comme les 3 autres" (Bibliothèque érotique Gérard Nordmann. Christie's Paris, 27. IV. 2006, lot 34 [Est. EUR 20,000-30,000], but unsold). - Both the first and second part consist of three 'giornate', whereas the third part bears the title: "Commento di Ser Agretso da Ficarvolo (= Annibale Caro), sopra la prima ficata del Padre Sicco (= F.M. Molza). Con la diceria de nasi". - Collected edition of the Dialogues of Pietro Aretino (1492-1556), famous Italian satirist and protégé of Giovanni de'Medici, whose licentious and burlesque works earned him a great notoriety. All the author's works were put on the Roman Index in 1558. In the Dialogues the three states of the Italian woman - nun, wife, whore - are discussed, "although the work is more a training manual on how to become a prostitute" (H. P. Kraus. Cat. 204, 8). - Corners bumped. Somewhat browned; trimmed rather closely. Corner loss to E6 in pt. 3 (loss of pagination). Old catalogue clipping mounted on flyleaf; engraved armorial bookplate of the Florence canon Giulio del Riccio (d. 1750) on front pastedown. Woodfield 46-47. Enfer 209-211. Edit 16 CNCE 2483 (pts. 1 and 2 only; no more than 2 copies in Italy: Vatican and Milan). BM-STC Italian 518. IA 107.119: "At least 4 different editions." Brunet I, 411. Gamba 1201 ("Rari"). Not in STC (originally entered as 19912). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        GYNAECIORUM sive DE MULIERUM TUM COMMUNIBUS, TUM GRAVIDARUM, PARIENTIUM, ET PUERPERARUM AFFECTIBUS & MORBIS,

      Argentinae (Strasburg), sumptibus Lazari Zetzneri, 1597.. libri graecorum, arabum, latinorum veterum et recentium quotquot extant, partim nunc primum editi, partim vero denuo recogniti, emendati, necessariis imaginibus exornati, & optimorum scriptorum autoritatibus illustrati. First Spach edition, 1597. Folio in sixes, Latin text, 330 x 200 mm, 13 x 8 inches, printer's pictorial device on title page, title page printed red and black, woodcut illustrations in the text, some decorated initials, pages (36), 28, 1080 plus 31 pages of index, bound in half vellum over marbled sides, gilt rules and 4 gilt motifs to spine, gilt lettered red morocco label. Upper hinge split at head 40 mm (1.75"), lower hinge split at tail 79 mm (3"), very small split at tail of spine also, marbled paper slightly worn next to corners, small bookplate on front pastedown, early pages slightly wavy, pages heavily browned throughout, as is usual with this book due to the poor quality of paper used, occasional dark spot, lower margin of index pages have very small patch of worming, neat note written in margin of index, otherwise contents clean, no tears, binding tight and firm. A good copy. Israel Spach a professor of medicine in Strasburg has made a revised edition of the collection of texts on gynaecology edited by H. K. Wolf, published in 4 volumes in Basel, 1586-88. Newly added are Martin Akakia's "De morbis muliebribus libri II, nunc primum in lucem edita," and Kaspar Bauhin's "Appendix varias et novas historias continens,". The collection comprises a total of 18 important articles on gynaecology and obstetrics and was the largest such compilation of its day, including Ambroise Pare: "De Hominis Generatione Liber"; François Rousset: "De Partu Césareo Tractatus"; Albucassis: "Gravissimorum aliquot affectus muliebrium"; Jacques Rueff: "De Conceptu et Generatione Hominibus"; Jerôme Mercurialis: "De Morbis Muliebrium", etc. See Bibliotheca Walleriana No.9096 and Catalogue of Medical Books in Manchester University Library 1480-1700 p. 324 No. 2320; Richard J. Durling, A Catalogue of Sixteenth Century Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine, 2254; A Catalogue of Printed Books in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library, 6030.MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Postilla Catholica Evangeliorum de Sanctis totius Anni. das ist: Catholische Außlegung aller Fest und Feyertäglichen Evangelien durch das gantze Jar: Darinnen uber jede Evangelien zwo Predigten begriffen

      Köln, Quentel 1597. 35 cm. Band 2. 3 Teile in 1 Band. (20), 424; 390, (2 w.); 176, (6) Seiten mit 3 Titelholzschnitten, 1 ganzseit. Holzschnitt und 74 Textholzschnitten von Jobst Amman, Hans Hersbach (Herspach), Johann von Essen und a. Blindgepr. Schweinsleder-Bd. der Zeit über Holzdeckeln mit Messingschließen und Messing-Eckbeschlägen - VD16 vergleiche F843 - Nagler, Monogr III, 1064 (Hersbach) - Nagler, Monogr III, 853 (J. v. E.) - Jacob Feucht (1540-80), Weihbischof von Bamberg, bemühte sich um die Erneuerung des katholischen Glaubenslebens und um die Durchführung der tridentinischen Reformbeschlüsse (NDB V, 105). Wegen der zahlreichen Illustrationen beliebtes Erbauungsbuch. Alle Holzschnitte mit Darstellungen aus dem Neuen Testament. Auf Blatt 10 verso Darstellung des Verfassers, vor dem Gekreuzigten kniend. Im ganzen gutes Exemplar, Rücken oben und unten durch neues Bezugsmaterial ergänzt, Schließhaken fehlen, im Anfang und Ende wenig störende Wurmlöcher, Besitzeintrag, Teil 3 im Schnitt unten Feuchtigkeitsrand. -

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        Granata Nova et California

      Louvain, Belgium:. 1597.. A rare early map, the first map made of the California peninsula and the American southwest. First and only state. From Wytfliet's atlas, 'Descriptionis Ptolemaicae augmentum, sive Occidentis notitia brevi commentario illustrata', the first printed atlas devoted exclusively to the Western Hemisphere. With an unusual westward orientation; in present day California, "Los Farallones" (Farallon Islands) are shown, as well as Tierra prata (Meadowlands), the Channel Islands as "Y. de Cedri". In present day Arizona, one sees the towns of Axa and Totonteac, each on a river, corresponding to the Colorado and Gila Rivers; with a large imaginary unnamed river in the east. With a strapwork cartouche and strikingly engraved wavy water. No text on verso. A crisp, dark impression of a rare map, in very good conditio. Image size: 11 1/2 x 9". Paper size: 13 x 11". References: Burden 106; Wheat 29.

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        Athenaiou Deipnosophiston biblia pentekaideka = Athenaei Deipnosophistarum libri XV. Cura & studio Isaaci Casauboni, bibliothecae Palatinae, Vaticanae, aliarumque ope, auctiores emendatioresque editi. Cum interpretatione Latina Jacobi Dalechampii Cadomensis. Adiecti sunt Indices rerum, scriptorum, proveriorum, vocum, accuratissimi

      [Heidelberg]: Apud Hieronymum Commelinum, 1597. Folio, 36cm, 702, [50] pages. Index. Text printed in Latin and Greek in parallel columns. One of the most important works of late classical antiquity dealing with food, wine and table customs, dating from the third century A.D. The book is a fictionalized symposium of 21 artists, writers, musicians and surgeons, discussing all things which, according to Greek custom, should adorn a banquet. The names of the most famous gastronomists and most celebrated cooks are recorded, and the text of a recipe from a lost cookbook by Mithaecus is quoted -- the earliest recipe by a named author in any language. The virtues and qualities of various wines are the subjects of lengthy discourses. Table ornament and decoration are also treated. Full leather with raised bands and gilt-lettered spine. Some rubbing and chipping to leather extremities, minor damage and text loss to final leaf of index, else VG+ or better, a clean and tightly-bound copy. This copy is from the library of English politician and philologist John Horne Tooke (1736-1812). [Bitting, pages 18-19; Cagle 448; Crahan, One Hundred Sixteen Uncommon Books on Food & Drink 8].

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        The Lawes and Actes of Parliament Maid be King James the First,

      1597. [Skene, John c.1543-1617), Compiler]. The Lawes and Actes of Parliament Maid be King James the First, and His Successours Kinges of Scotland: Visied, Collected and Extracted Surth of the Register. The Contentes of This Buik, Are Expremed in the Leafe Following. Edinburgh: Imprented be Robert Waldegrave, 1597. [Bound with] The Lawes and Acts of Parliament, Made by the Most Excellent and Mighty King and Monarch, James by the Grace of God, King of Great Britaine, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c. Since His Majesties XV. Parliament the XIX. of December, 1597. Collected, Revised, and Extracted Forth of the Register of His Highness Kingdome of Scotland. With a Table of the Principall Matters Conteined Therein. Reprinted at Edinburgh by Evan Tyler, 1647. [And] Hay, Sir George. The XXIII Parliament of Our Most High and Dread Soveraine James...Halden at Edinburgh, the 4. Day of August 1621. Edinburgh: Printed by Thomas Finlason, 1621. [And] [Twelve other compilations of Acts and Tables of Acts through July 1678]. Fifteen parts bound in two volumes. Various paginations. Lawes and Acts lacks copperplate frontispiece of King James, two of the tables mentioned in Sweet & Maxwell and the second edition of Skene's De Verborum. Folio (10" x 7"). Later quarter-calf over marbled boards. Rubbing with wear to extremities, joints starting. Engraved bookplates to verso of first title-pages. Woodcut initials and head and tail-pieces. Foxed, some dampstaining and soiling. Table of contents of first volume and title-page of second volume reinforced. First volume cropped closely, not affecting text except for ornaments of two title-pages; second volume also cropped closely, with occasional loss of marginal notes and bottom lines of text. * This, the second collected and expanded edition, contains what is thought to be the earliest mention of golf in print, tracing its history to the manuscript Acts of 1457, when King James II decreed "that the fute-bal and golfe be utterly cryed downe, and not to be used. And as tuitching the futeball and the golfe, to be punished by the Baronnis un-law, and gif he takis not the un-law, that it be taken be the Kingis officiares." This volume also contains the

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        THE BIBLE : That is, the Holy Scriptures conteined in the Olde and New Testament. Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best translations in diuers languages

      London, By the deputies of Christopher Barker, printer to the Queenes most excellent Maiestie, Anno 1597.. With most profitable annotations vpon all the hard places, and other things of great importance, as may appeare in the epistle to the reader. 1597, the Geneva version of the Old Testament, translated by William Whittingham, Anthony Gilby, Thomas Sampson, and perhaps others, with Laurence Tomson's revision of the Geneva version of the New Testament and his translation of Franciscus Junius' translation of Revelation. Preceded by the Booke of Common Prayer with the same imprint and dated 1598, the Bible is LACKING 4 PRELIMINARY LEAVES INCLUDING THE TITLE PAGE, 2 of the OT prelim leaves are bound in after the colophon, with the full calendar and the list of the books of the Bible, somewhat dusty and worn at edges but complete. The title page to the New Testament is present: "The" within decorative border, printer's device of 2 allegorical figures holding up a book and the motto "Dat esse manus: Superesse Minerva". Folio, large paper copy, 300 x 200 mm, 11¾ x 8 inches, 26 small woodcuts in the text, 4 small maps, woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials. Leaves: Booke of Common Prayer, (20 of 22, C3 and C4 missing); Old Testament, 360 (verso blank) MISSING LEAVES 3 AND 4; Apocrypha, 77 (verso blank); New Testament, verso blank, The Printer to the diligent Reader, map on verso (2), 129v; Tables, (9) with colophon on recto and verso blank. Bible collation: ¶6 (-¶1-6), A-Z6 (-A3-4), Aa-Zz6, Aaa-Ooo6, Aaaa-Nnnn6, Aaaaa-Zzzzz6. Bound in full blind tooled calf, rebacked at sometime, raised bands and blind rules to spine, gilt title "The Book of Common Prayer". Title page and first few leaves to Common Prayer dusty and worn along edges, same applies to first 2 leaves of OT, occasional light stains, mainly marginal and not obscuring legibility, mostly clean, closed tear to 2 margins with 1 old repair and 1 archival tape repair, a little scribble to 2 margins, fore-edge of 11 leaves darkened and slightly worn, early name and date on verso NT title in old ink, dated 1681. A good copy, lacking 4 preliminary leaves and 2 leaves from Genesis as noted). Darlow and Moule, Volume I, page 118, No. 182; Herbert, page 113, No. 235; Griffiths, Common Prayer, page 80. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Abruzzo Ulteriore Regione del Regno di Napoli

      Prima, rarissima, versione della carta dell?Abruzzo Ulteriore del Magini, antecedente alla versione successivamente publicata postuma dal figlio Fabio Magini nel L?Italia di Giovanni Antonio Magini, stampato per la prima volta a Bologna nel 1620. Tutte le carte dell?atlante vennero alle stampe prima del 1620, nelle loro stesure provvisorie, che successivamente furono corrette ed aggiornate per l?edizione definitiva. Tali prove sono rarissime, talvolta reperibili sul mercato, e presentano differenze sostanziali con quelle poi incluse nell?atlante. La differenza maggiore in questa mappa consiste nella mancanza del cartiglio, che verrà poi inserito in basso a destra. La carta deriva direttamente da quella realizzata da Natale Bonifazi nel 1587, rispetto alla quale presenta però meno informazioni. Per la realizzazione delle lastre il Magini si servì di due dei più famosi intagliatori dell?epoca; il belga Arnorldo Arnoldi e l?inglese Benjamin Wright. Incisione in rame, foglio applicato su antico supporto di collezione, lievi difetti ai margini bianchi in basso, nel complesso in buono stato di conservazione. Bibliografia: Almagià pag. 20. Dimensioni: 460x350. . First and very rare version of Magini's map of Abruzzo Ulteriore, previous to the one that his son, Fabio, published as a posthumous work in L?Italia di Giovanni Antonio Magini, Bologna, 1620. All the maps of the atlas had been already published before 1620, though in their temporary versions; they were corrected and updated before the final edition. These examples are quite rare, sometimes available on the market, and bear essential differences with those published in the atlas. The main difference about this map is the lack of the cartouche, added later on lower right. The map derives directly from the one realized by Natale Bonifazi in 1587, though here less information are shown. To engrave his plates, Magini called two among the most famous artists of his time: the Belgian engraver Arnorldo Arnoldi and the English Benjamin Wright. Copper engravings, laid on collector's paper, minor imperfections on lower white margins, otherwise in good condition. Bibliografia: Almagià pag. 20. Dimensioni: 460x350. Bologna Bologna

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        Calecuty Regnum

      Acquaforte e bulino, priva di firma. Bellissima prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva, consueta piega centrale, piccole ossidazioni, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione.La mappa, appartiene agli atlanti editi dalla cosiddetta Scuola Cartografica di Colonia. Per circa mezzo secolo, Colonia fu il centro più importante nella produzione cartografica cinquecentesca, dovuta principalmente a rifugiati fiamminghi ed olandesi che fuggivano dalle persecuzioni religiose. Tra i principali esponenti della Scuola, citiamo Matthaeus Quad, Johannes Metellus, Giovanni Botero e Frans Hogenberg, che ne fu il fondatore. Gli atlanti spesso venivano pubblicati in forma anonima o con l?utilizzo di alcuni pseudonimi proprio a causa dei problemi politici e religiosi che caratterizzavano il periodo storico. Jan Matal o Metellus, francese di nascita è attivo a Louvaine ed a Colonia, dove si rifugia proprio per sfuggire alle persecuzioni dei regnanti cattolici e dove muore nel 1597. Fu tra i maggiori cartografi del tempo e, insieme al Quad e al Hogenberg stesso, il principale esponente della scuola coloniese. Giovanni Botero (1544 ? Torino 1617) è stato un presbitero, scrittore e filosofo italiano, autore delle Relazioni universali, un trattato di geografia politica pubblicato per la prima volta a Roma nel 1591 senza illustrazioni cartografiche. L?opera divenne subito molto importante ed oggetto di studio in tutta Europa, dando inizio praticamente allo studio della demografia. Lambert Andreas (attivo tra il 1590 ed il 1598) fu principalmente editore, tuttavia, alcune delle mappe nelle sue pubblicazioni sono a lui stesso attribuite, sebbene in maniera dubitativa. Dal punto di vista cartografico le mappe sono una derivazione delle carte pubblicate ad Anversa da Abraham Ortelius, per la prima volta nel 1570. L?intaglio delle mappe viene attribuito a Frans Hogenberg. La carta che presentiamo è tratta dall?edizione tedesca delle opere di Giovanni Botero, denominata Theatrum oder Shawspiegel, edita nel 1596 da Lambert Andreas, che nello stesso anno pubblica anche l?edizione con testo latino. La grandissima rarità dell'opere della scuola di Colonia, insieme alla scarsità di informazioni su queste mappe ?segrete?, contribuisce al fascino di questa importante carte, caposaldo di ogni collezione cartografica. Bibliografia: Meurer, Atlantes Colonienses Die Kolner Schule der Atlas Kartographie 1570-1610, pp. 74/78, BOT 2; Ginsberg, Printed Maps of Scandinavia and the Arctic, pp.150/153, 35 & 36; Suarez, Early Mapping of Southeast Asia, pp. 186/7, 104; Burden, The Mapping of North America, p. 115, 90; Shirley, Early Printed Maps of the British Isles, p. 83, 189; Borri, L?Italia nelle antiche Carte, p. 95, 106; Walter, Japan a Cartographic Vision, 20; Tibbets, Arabia in Early Maps, p. 57, 50. "Etching with engraving, without signature. Beautiful impression, printed on contemporary laid paper, showing the usual center fold, small spots, otherwise in excellent condition.The map belongs to the so-called atlases published by the Cartographic School of Cologne. For nearly half a century, Cologne was the most important mapmakers center in the XVI century, mainly due to Dutch and Flemish refugees fleeing religious persecution. Among the principal members of the School, include Quad Matthaeus, Johannes Metellus, Giovanni Botero and Frans Hogenberg, who was its founder. The atlases were often published anonymously or using pseudonyms precisely because of some political and religious problems that characterized the era. Jan Matal or Metellus, French-born Louvaine and is active in Cologne, where he took refuge just to escape persecution from the Catholic monarchs and where he died in 1597. He was one of the major cartographers of the time and, together with the Quad and Hogenberg itself as the leader of the Cologne school. Giovanni Botero (1544 - Turin 1617) was a priest, Italian philosopher and writer, author of universal relations, published a treatise on political geography for the first time in Rome in 1591 without cartographic illustrations. The work quickly became very important and studied throughout Europe, beginning almost to the study of demography. Andreas Lambert (active between 1590 and 1598) was primarily a publisher, however, some of the maps in its publications are attributed to himself, albeit in doubt. From the point of view cartographic maps are a derivation of the papers published by Abraham Ortelius in Antwerp, for the first time in 1570. The carving of the maps is attributed to Frans Hogenberg.The present work is taken by the German edition of the works of Giovanni Botero, Theatrum oder Shawspiegel, published in 1596 by Andreas Lambert, that same year also publishes the edition with Latin text. The great rarity of the works of the school of Cologne, together with the paucity of information on these maps ""secret"", contributes to the charm of this important works, the cornerstone of any collection mapping." Colonia Cologne 220 150

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        Busto di Uomo

      Bulino, 1597 circa. Da un soggetto di Hendrick Goltzius. Magnifica prova, ricca di toni, rifilata al rame, in buone condizioni. Rara. Bartsch 84 165 190

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        Consiliorum seu Responsorum? Liber Tertius (et quartus)?

      Ex Off. Somaschi 1597 Due parti in un volume in folio (cm. 37), cc. 102; 109 + 1 cb. Frontespizi in rosso e nero con grandi marchi tipografici. Solida legatura coeva in piena pergamena (i cui piatti sono stati realizzati con antichi manoscritti), dorso a nervi con titoli manoscritti. Esemplare genuino, marginoso ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Si tratta delle sole parte terza e quarta della celebre opera che, completa, consta di ben sette volumi.

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        C. Iulii Caesaris Commentarij ab Aldo Manutio Paulli F. Aldi N.

      Apud Matthaeum Valentinum 1597 Emendati et scholiis illustrati. Ad ill.mum atq excell.mum D. Iacobum Boncompagnum S.R.E. Gen. Gubern. Iniziali, tavole e fregi xilografici Titolo manoscritto al dorso Fori di tarlo su circa 20 pagine che non compromettono il testo. Scritte ai risguardi posteriori e al taglio (Wormholes on 20 pages, not affecting the text. Writings at the last blank pages) Molto buono (Very Good)

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        DE RE MILITARI Veterum Romanorum Libri Septem

      Officina Birckmannica, sumptibus Arnoldi Mylii 1597 in 8° piccolo (cm 15,6X10), pp. 14 nn., 506, 20 nn.; p/perg. molle coeva con antico rinforzo al ds., marca tip. xilografata al front., alcuni capil.; opera completa sulla guerra, usanze militari, gerarchie dell'esercito, addestramento, equipaggiamento e paghe dei soldati, strategie e macchine da guerra, trattamento dei nemici etc.; bruniture uniformi dovute al tipo di carta, antiche firme al front. 446/24

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        LUCII ANNAEI FLORI VEL POTIUS LUCII ANNAE SENECAE RERUM ROMANORUM EX TITO LIVIO EPITOMA IN QUATUOR LIBROS DISTINCTA. LUGDUNI, APUD IOANNEM PILLEHOTTE, 1597.

      In 24mo (Cm.12x8.); pp.40 n.nn.,182. Legatura in cuoio avana inizio secolo XVIII. Fregi dorati ai piatti inquadrati da duplice filettatura in oro.

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        Satyrarum quae supersunt reliquiae.

      Franciscus Iani F. Dousa collegit, disposuit, & notas addidit. Leyden, Ex officina Plantiniana, Francisci Raphelengij, 1597. Small 4to. (24),+ 139,+ (1) pp. Ink spot on title. Contemporary vellum, ties missing. Schweiger 571. Graesse IV, 286. Brunet III, 1216. First separate edition of the Satyries by Lucilius (148-103 B.C.), edited by Franciscus Dousa (1577-1606), a student under Lipsius and a friend of Scaliger. The fragment was first published by Henri Estienne in 1564 in a collection of fragments from the lost works of early Latin authors. The present edition is augmented and with notes by Dousa

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        Discurs oder Bedencken vom jetzigen Ungerischen Kriegswesen, wie eine bestehendige allgemeine Hülff und darunter eine Christliche vertrawligkeit anzustellen, sonderlich auch die obstacula und verhinderungen in Religion und Prophansachen, die eingerissene Kirchenstreit und ergerliche Spaltungen abzuwenden als auch ... noch immerwehrende benachbart langwirige Kriege, dadurch ... die gemeine christliche defension wider den Erbfeind gehindert wird, zu stillen

      O. O., 1597.. 2 unnum. Bll., 49 num. Bll. Marmorierter Pappband um 1800. 18 x 15 cm.

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        FUGA SATANAE EXORCISMUS.

      In-24 gr., (mm. 142x95), cartonato muto mod., tit. oro su tassello al dorso, pp. 157,(11), con 3 tavv. a p. pag. silografate nel t., inquadrate in elaborate cornici (racchiudono 6 vignette) e l?illustraz., sempre nel t., di una grande croce. Rarissima "prima edizione" di questa ?guida? dedicata agli esorcismi, soprattutto volta a curare vittime della stregoneria. Per assicurarsi un rito efficace lo Stampa si basava sulle preghiere e sulle sacre scritture piuttosto che ricorrere a intrugli di erbe e ad elaborate procedure come era tipico dell?epoca. Le ?guide? per gli esorcismi furono in gran voga verso la fine del XVI e nel XVII secolo; inizialmente la chiesa cattolica favorì la loro pubblicazione ma la grande diffusione finì per portare a veri e propri abusi: gli esorcismi non autorizzati, effettuati sia da ciarlatani che da preti radicali, erano fiorenti all?epoca della pubblicazione di "Fuga Satanae". Pietro Antonio Stampa, sacerdote che visse e lavorò in Lombardia, a Chiavenna, strutturò la sua ?guida? in modo da attrarre sia i laici che il clero, traendo ispirazione dalle sue preghiere. Cfr. Adams,II, p. 229 - manca alla British Library e al Brunet. Corto del marg. sup., con qualche alone ma certamente un buon esemplare.

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        Virginiae Item et Floridae

      Henricus Hondius (1597-1651)Virginiae Item et FloridaeAmsterdam: 1647Hand-colored copperplate engraving28 ½" x 32 ¼" framed Virginiae Item et Floridae by Henricus Hondius was published in Amsterdam in 1647. This map is a beautifully detailed, hand-colored copperplate engraving of Virginia and Florida with accompanying Latin text. The map and its’ publisher Henricus Hondius both have wonderful histories. Hondius, the younger son of famed map publisher Jodocus Hondius, was born in 1597. Like his father, Henricus was a cartographer and engraver. Jodocus’s great contributions to world of cartography included publishing an updated Meractor’s Atlas, working with John Speed and others. Henricus, following his father’s death in 1612, established his own branch of the family business in 1621. He published an edition of Mercator’s-Hondius Atlas in 1641. Virginiae Item et Floridae was added to the 1647 addition of the Atlas. This map is a derivative from a series of other maps that had been elaborated on over time. Hondius’s information was received via the early maps of John Smith, an early colonist who sailed from England to Jamestown, Virginia in 1607. Given instructions to find gold, silver, and the quickest route to the Pacific, the only task Smith accomplished was to create a detailed, geographical cartography of the Chesapeake Bay Area. Smith’s interaction with the Native American tribes, particularly the Powhatan and the Susquehanna, meant that he could include the indigenous names for rivers, inlets and places on his map. Smith published early versions of the map in 1606, but it wasn’t until 1612 that his pamphlet, A Map of Virginia With a Description of the Contrey, reached a wide audience outside of England. Smith’s map continued to remain the most influential for other cartographers until the end of the seventeenth century.Hondius’s map is a copy cut from his brother, Jodocus, and cartographer William Blaeu’s plates from 1629. The cartography of Florida is derived from the work of Jacques Le Moyne. Hondius’s map is the fifth derivative from Smith’s. His attention to detail is excellent. The large, cartouche not only clear states what the map is depicting but also has two arms that show early indigenous settlements. The settlement on the left is in Florida and the one on the right is in Virginia. The content of map is rather sparse for inland areas, but the coastal areas are clearly labeled. A few rivers reach inland. The mountains are clearly illustrated. Other such embellishments include two deer and a lovely turkey. From Virginia, the land extends into Florida (Note that the coastline of the states of South and North Carolina and Georgia are greatly shortened.) where areas are labeled and outlined in pink and green. The sea is depicted in light blue, and where a few ships sail so do several sea creatures. The lower corner of this map includes a smaller cartouche labeling coordinates and a compass with rhumb lines. The only figures on the map are depictions of Native Americans; four are at sea in canoes, while two larger figures grace the top of Florida. Dressed in traditional costume, they stand on top an elaborate Latin inscription. Not all the place names are written in Latin, some retain their original Native American spelling. Since this map is derived from a compilation of sources not all the information is correct. Next to the two standing figures is a large lake that flows to the Atlantic and is labeled R de May. While the River May is clearly depicted and is topographically accurate it does not flow from or into a great lake. Hondius’s map is a wonderful assimilation of various aspects of cartographic history making it a delightful addition to one’s collection. Similar versions and copies grace the collections of the New York Public Library, Yale, John Carter Brown, Duke and Harvard University.

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        Anni Regum, Edwardi Quinti, Richardi Tertii, Henrici Septimi

      1597. [Yearbook]. Edward V, Richard III, Henry VII, Henry VIII. Anni, Regum, Edwardi Quinti, Richardi Tertii, Henrici Septimi, Et Henrici Octavi, Omnes, Qui Antea Impressi Fuerunt, Iam Recens Post Priores Editiones Emendati & Repurgati, Numeris Interlinearibus, Notatis Tum in Margine, Tum in Capite, Priorum Editionu[m] Foliis, Respondentibus, Quorum Principijs Signa Ista ** In Textu Praeponuntur. Accessit nunc Primum, Annalium Regis Henrici Octavi, In Honorandi Illius Iudicis Domini Roberti Brooki Equitis, Epitomes Titulis Digestorum, in Margine Annotatio. London: In Aedibus Ianae Yetsweirt, 1597. [390] ff. in various pagings. Folio (11-3/4" x 8"). Recent period-style calf, blind double fillets forming two panels with corner fleurons to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed with marbled paper, early hand-lettered title to fore-edge of text block. Light rubbing to extremities, cracks in text block between text block and free endpapers. Title printed within handsome woodcut architectural border, woodcut decorated initials. Some toning to text, light browning in a few places, struck through signature to head of title page, annotations in tiny early chancery hand to a few leaves. Ex-library. Perforated stamp to title page. A handsome copy. * Covers regnal years 1 Edward V (1483), 1-2 Richard III (1483-85), 1-16, 20-21 Henry VII (1485-1509), and 12-14, 18-19, 26-27 Henry VIII (1509-1547). With an index of cases, side-notes and cross-references to Brooke, Fitzherbert and other authorities. It is difficult to overestimate the importance of the Year Books. As a series of notes on debates and points of pleadings in Norman England they are of crucial primary sources for our knowledge of medieval common law. They also provide a richly detailed portrait of contemporary English life, customs and manners. The origin of the Year Books is unknown. Maitland believed that the earliest volumes were notes taken by law students in court copied for the use of pleaders in later cases. Holdsworth maintains that they were records of cases made by lawyers for personal use. Though it is not known when the first manuscript volumes were compiled, it is clear that cases can be found to date from the 1270's and the series continues to 1535. Printed editions of the Year Books were first is

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        Cuba Insula et Jamaica.

      Louvain, 1597 (circa). Engraved map with outline hand colouring with reasonable margins. 11 x 9" From Augmentum to Ptolemy's Geography, one of the earliest maps to show detailed parts of the New World.

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        Q. Horatius Flaccus: cum Commentariis & Ennarrationibus commentatoris veteris, et Iacobi Crvqvii Messenii, Literarum apud Brugenses professoris. Accesserunt, Iani Dovsae Nordovicis ... item Auctarium Commentatoris veteris à Cruquio editi.

      Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden), ex Officina Plantiniana, Apud Franciscum Raphelengium 1597. 4to. (16)+695+(16) pages. Contemporary full vellum binding with handwritten title on the spine. Contemporary name and date (1600) on flyleaf. A nice copy, clean inside and with wide margins.. Graesse III/352. A beautiful edition of Horace's works printed by Christophe Plantin

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        The Lawes and Actes of Parliament, Maid be King James the First [1424], and His Successours Kinges of Scotland [with] The XVI [through the XXIII] Parliament[s] of King James the Sext [with] The Acts Made in the First Parliament of [King] Charles [1633] etc.

      The legislative record of the Scots parliament for over two centuries, included in which is the first Scots law dictionary ("De verborum significatione") together with one further act; one title page and two leaves lacking, else complete. Later mottled calf, elaborately gilt, rebacked, marbled endpapers, red edges, a very good clean copy, with the bookplate of the Marquis of Lothian. Imprented be Robert Walde-grave [imprints vary], Edinburgh, 1597-1633.

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        Granata Nova et California

      Louvain, Belgium:. 1597.. A rare early map, the first map made of the California peninsula and the American southwest. First and only state. From Wytfliet's atlas, 'Descriptionis Ptolemaicae augmentum, sive Occidentis notitia brevi commentario illustrata', the first printed atlas devoted exclusively to the Western Hemisphere. With an unusual westward orientation; in present day California, "Los Farallones" (Farallon Islands) are shown, as well as Tierra prata (Meadowlands), the Channel Islands as "Y. de Cedri". In present day Arizona, one sees the towns of Axa and Totonteac, each on a river, corresponding to the Colorado and Gila Rivers; with a large imaginary unnamed river in the east. With a strapwork cartouche and strikingly engraved wavy water. No text on verso. A crisp, dark impression of a rare map, in very good conditio. Image size: 11 1/2 x 9". Paper size: 13 x 11". References: Burden 106; Wheat 29.

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        Discurs oder Bedencken vom jetzigen Ungerischen Kriegswesen, wie eine bestehendige allgemeine Hülff und darunter eine Christliche vertrawligkeit anzustellen, sonderlich auch die obstacula und verhinderungen in Religion und Prophansachen, die eingerissene Kirchenstreit und ergerliche Spaltungen abzuwenden als auch ... noch immerwehrende benachbart langwirige Kriege, dadurch ... die gemeine christliche defension wider den Erbfeind gehindert wird, zu stillen.

      2 unnum. Bll., 49 num. Bll. Marmorierter Pappband um 1800. 18 x 15 cm. VD16 F 2739. - Gering berieben. Etwas gebräunt, die ersten beiden Bll. stärker betroffen. Fol. 17 recto mit altem Stempel der Bibliotheca Teplensis im breiten weißen Rand.

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