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         LES GENEALOGIES ET ANCIENNES DESCENTES DES FORESTIERS ET COMTES DE FLANDRE ( 3 early works bound in 1 volume).

      Anvers Jacques Mesens for Baptiste Vriendt 1598 - avec brieves descriptions de leurs vies et gestes, le tout recueilly des plus veritables, approvees et anciennes croniques et annales qui se trouvent, par Corneille Martin zelandois, et ornée de portraicts figures et habitz selon les facons et guises de leur temps, ainsi qu'elles ont este trouvées es plus anciens tableaux, par Pierre Balthasar. 1598. 3 EARLY WORKS BOUND TOGETHER, the first 2 in French, the 3rd in Latin. No.1. LES GENEALOGIES ET ANCIENNES DESCENTES DES FORESTIERS ET COMTES DE FLANDRE, SECOND EDITION (first was 1578), 4to, 295 x 195 mm, 11¾ x 7½ inches, engraved pictorial title page with architectural borders, 2 military figures and other allegorical figures, 1 full page of coats of arms facing Dedication, full page illustration facing page 1 with 2 coats of arms and map of Flanders, small coats of arms in the text, 40 full page engraved full length portraits in the text, numbered 1-7 and 1-33, 1 large engraving facing the colophon showing Death, tombs and angels with a poem by Charles de Navieres, pages: (6), 119, 3, bound in full red morocco, gilt panelled covers with triple fillets, small ornaments at the corners and one in the centre, raised bands, gilt panelling to spine, gilt motifs in compartments, gilt title listing the second work, all edges gilt. A couple of minor indentations to lower cover, narrow strip of dark staining to upper and lower edges of title page, some pages lightly browned, small light ink mark to 2 pages, no loss, very slight narrow strip of light ink staining to lower edge of 6 portraits, 2 fore-edges and 2 top edges slightly stained, affecting margin only. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy. The fine portraits depict mainly 1 figure, some show 2 or 3, all in elegant costumes and displaying their coats of arms. The first 7 are the Forestiers, (ancient governors of Flanders), followed by 33 Counts some with their wives and daughters, ending with King Philip II of Spain, 33rd Count of Flanders. Brunet Volume III, 1495. Bound with No. 2. LES VIES ET ALLIANCES DES COMTES DE HOLLANDE ET ZELANDE, SEIGNEURS DE FRISE by (MICHIEL VOSMEER), Anvers, printed by Christopher Plantin for Philippe Galle, 1586, SECOND FRENCH EDITION, title page with engraved portrait of unidentified seated lady, 36 engraved full length portraits in the text by Philippe Galle, pages: 75 including title page, plus 3 pages of chronology. 1 or 2 fingermarks, otherwise contents clean. A very good copy of a rare book. More splendid portraits, some of women, the men usually in armour, again the last portrait is of Philip II of Spain (misnumbered III). The portraits face brief biographical verses. First published at Anvers in Latin in 1578, first French edition was 1583. Brunet, Volume V, 1373. No.3. TIROLENSIUM PRINCIPUM COMITUM usq[ue] ad ann. MDIC. genuinae eicones singulorum insignia: quorundam emblemata, . cælaturam ac officinam Dominici Custodis. Cum epigrammatis et brevib. ad singulos Prr. Comm. Henningi. By Marcus HENNING, engravings by Dominic Custos, (Augsburg, Johannes Praetorius for Dominic Custos). Engraved title page with architectural border with large allegorical figure each side, large engraving on verso with horns of plenty, full page engraving facing 2nd page of Dedication with large coat of arms of Rudolph II and 5 cherubs, full page engraving in the prelims showing 2 coats of arms, 2 miners at work and a map of Tyrol, plus 28 ONLY OF 30 full page full length engraved portraits of Tyrolian rulers, 82 unnumbered pages, LACKING 2 LEAVES OF CHRONOLOGY AND COLOPHON AT THE END. Occasional narrow strip of pale staining to page edges, more noticeable on last 3 leaves, penultimate plate has 2 repairs, not affecting image, 1 to fore-edge margin strengthened with a paper strip and small closed tear to lower margin, neatly repaired on reverse, last 3 leaves faintly foxed. A good copy. Adams, Books Printed In Europe 1501-1600. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Anglia et Hibernia Nova.

      1598 - Venice: Heirs of Melchior Sessa, 1598. 185 x 260mm. The British Isles, based on Lily's famous map but with fewer names. Originally issued in Ruscelli's 'La Geographi di Claudio Tolomeo', 1561, this is from a second plate used 1574 onwards. The original differences were negligible, but this is an example of the more decorative second state, with a galleon and two sea-monsters added. SHIRLEY: 221.

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         Aureum vellus Oder Güldin Schatz und Kunstkammer / Darinnen der aller fürnemisten / fürtrefflichsten / ausserlesenesten / herrlichisten und bewehrtesten Auctorum Schrifften und Bücher / auß dem gar uralten Schatz der uberblibnen / verborgnen / hinterhaltenen Reliquien und Monumenten der Aegyptiorum, Arabum, Chaldaeorum & Assyriorum, Königen und Weysen. Von Dem Edlen / Hocherleuchten / Fürtreffenlichen / bewehrten Philosopho Salomone Trismosino (so deß grossen Philosophi und Medici Theophrasti Paracelsi Praeceptor gewesen) in sonderbare underschiedliche Tractetlein disponiert / und in das Teutsch gebracht. Sampt anderen Philosophischen alter unnd newer Scribenten sonderbaren Tractetlein / alles zuvor niemalen weder erhört noch gesehen / wie der Catalogus gleich nach der Vorrede zuverstehen gibt. Durch einen der Kunst Liebhabern mit grossem Kosten / Mühe / Arbeyt und Gefahr / die Originalia und Handschrifften zusammen gebracht / und auffs trewlichest vnd fleissigst an Tag geben. Vormals

      8 Bll. (Titel rot/schwarz), 816 S., mit einem gest. Paracelsus-Porträt (S.90), 14 alchemistischen Holzschnitt-Illus. u. weiteren kl. Textfig. sowie 36 meist blattgroßen Kupfern, 8, Pappband d. Zt. Brüning 3317 Mellon 53 (Anmerkung) Ferguson II, 469 (zur EA von 1598) Ferchl 542 vgl. Kopp I,242 u. Schmieder S.249-254. - "Eine der wichtigsten frühen Sammlungen alchemistischer Schriften, die den meisten Sammlungen unerreichbar blieb" (Chorinski). Enthält alle fünf Teile der Erstausgabe (Rorschach 1598), welche im Gegensatz zur vorliegenden Ausg. aber nur mit Textholzschnitten illustriert war. - Der Titel bezieht sich auf die Sage vom Goldenen Vlies, einer auf Tierhaut niedergeschriebenen Anweisung zur künstlichen Goldherstellung. Der erste Teil enthält die Werke des vermeintlichen Paracelsus-Lehrers Salomone Trismosino (auch Salomo Trismosinus) mit den Zeichen von zwei kryptischen Inschriften. Der zweite Teil (nach dem schönen Portrait des Theophrast) mit alchemistischen Schriften, die Paracelsus untergeschobenen werden, dazu im Text Holzschnitte von alchemistischen Gerätschaften u. Figuren (2 davon fast blattgroß), gefolgt von dem "Buch Carneson" des Bartholomaeus Korndörffer. Der dritte Teil enthält u.a. den "Splendor Solis" mit 22 schönen Stichen, welches die Suche nach dem Stein der Weisen behandelt u. als ein Hauptwerk der Alchemia Picta gilt. Desweiteren die "Tabula Smaragdini Hermetis Trismegisti" u. einen Text von Bischof Melchior aus Brixen, sowie Schriften weiterer, teils unbekannter Verfasser. Der vierte Teil u.a. die Bereitung des "Philosopischen Steins" von Caspar Hartung von Hoff. Der fünfte Teil dann u.a. mit Experiment-Erfahrungen von Raimundus Lullus u. dem "Spiegel der Philosophen", zu dem 12 schöne Kupfer gehören. Eine dritte Auflage erschien ebenfalls in Hamburg 1718. - Einband etwas fleckig, bestossen u. beschabt Rückenbezug mit kl. Fehlstellen beide Gelenke angeplatzt erste Lage im unteren Bug unwesentlich gelöst Titel verso gestempelt (ausgeschiedene Dublette) tlw. gebräunt u. braunfleckig kl. Wurmgänge im Bund (S.131-154) zwei Blatt mit Randausriss ohne Textberührung (S.517 u. 809) ein Doppelblatt (812-814) angelöst, sonst ein gutes Expl.

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         LES GENEALOGIES ET ANCIENNES DESCENTES DES FORESTIERS ET COMTES DE FLANDRE ( 3 early works bound in 1 volume).

      Anvers Jacques Mesens for Baptiste Vriendt, 1598. avec brieves descriptions de leurs vies et gestes, le tout recueilly des plus veritables, approvees et anciennes croniques et annales qui se trouvent, par Corneille Martin zelandois, et ornée de portraicts figures et habitz selon les facons et guises de leur temps, ainsi qu'elles ont este trouvées es plus anciens tableaux, par Pierre Balthasar. 1598. 3 EARLY WORKS BOUND TOGETHER, the first 2 in French, the 3rd in Latin. No.1. LES GENEALOGIES ET ANCIENNES DESCENTES DES FORESTIERS ET COMTES DE FLANDRE, SECOND EDITION (first was 1578), 4to, 295 x 195 mm, 11¾ x 7½ inches, engraved pictorial title page with architectural borders, 2 military figures and other allegorical figures, 1 full page of coats of arms facing Dedication, full page illustration facing page 1 with 2 coats of arms and map of Flanders, small coats of arms in the text, 40 full page engraved full length portraits in the text, numbered 1-7 and 1-33, 1 large engraving facing the colophon showing Death, tombs and angels with a poem by Charles de Navieres, pages: (6), 119, 3, bound in full red morocco, gilt panelled covers with triple fillets, small ornaments at the corners and one in the centre, raised bands, gilt panelling to spine, gilt motifs in compartments, gilt title listing the second work, all edges gilt. A couple of minor indentations to lower cover, narrow strip of dark staining to upper and lower edges of title page, some pages lightly browned, small light ink mark to 2 pages, no loss, very slight narrow strip of light ink staining to lower edge of 6 portraits, 2 fore-edges and 2 top edges slightly stained, affecting margin only. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy. The fine portraits depict mainly 1 figure, some show 2 or 3, all in elegant costumes and displaying their coats of arms. The first 7 are the Forestiers (ancient governors of Flanders), followed by 33 Counts some with their wives and daughters, ending with King Philip II of Spain, 33rd Count of Flanders. Brunet Volume III, 1495. Bound with No. 2. LES VIES ET ALLIANCES DES COMTES DE HOLLANDE ET ZELANDE, SEIGNEURS DE FRISE by (MICHIEL VOSMEER), Anvers, printed by Christopher Plantin for Philippe Galle, 1586, SECOND FRENCH EDITION, title page with engraved portrait of unidentified seated lady, 36 full page engraved full length portraits in the text by Philippe Galle, pages: 75 including title page, plus 3 pages of chronology. 1 or 2 fingermarks, otherwise contents clean. A very good copy of a rare book. More splendid portraits, some of women, the men usually in armour, again the last portrait is of Philip II of Spain (misnumbered III). The portraits face brief biographical verses. First published at Anvers in Latin in 1578, first French edition was 1583. Brunet, Volume V, 1373. No.3. TIROLENSIUM PRINCIPUM COMITUM usq[ue] ad ann. MDIC. genuinae eicones singulorum insignia: quorundam emblemata, ... cælaturam ac officinam Dominici Custodis... Cum epigrammatis et brevib. ad singulos Prr. Comm. Henningi. By Marcus HENNING, engravings by Dominic Custos, (Augsburg, Johannes Praetorius for Dominic Custos). Engraved title page with architectural border with large allegorical figure each side, large engraving on verso with horns of plenty, full page engraving facing 2nd page of Dedication with large coat of arms of Rudolph II and 5 cherubs, full page engraving in the prelims showing 2 coats of arms, 2 miners at work and a map of Tyrol, plus 28 ONLY OF 30 full page full length engraved portraits of Tyrolian rulers, 82 unnumbered pages, LACKING 2 LEAVES OF CHRONOLOGY AND COLOPHON AT THE END. Occasional narrow strip of pale staining to page edges, more noticeable on last 3 leaves, penultimate plate has 2 repairs, not affecting image, 1 to fore-edge margin strengthened with a paper strip and small closed tear to lower margin, neatly repaired on reverse, last 3 leaves faintly foxed. A good copy. Adams, Books Printed In Europe 1501-1600. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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         Operum posthumorum. Frankfurt, Rhodii

      1598 - 4to. (2), 731, (60) S. Neuer Halblederband [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Galliae regni potentiss nova descriptio, Ioanne Ioliveto auctore

      Artist: Ortelius Abraham ca ; issued in: Antwerp; date: ca1598 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Left margin replaced; - size (in cm): 34,5 x 50; - description: Map shows total France, northern Italy and partly Swizerland; - vita of the artist: Abraham Ortelius(1527 ?1598) was a Flemish cartographer and geographer, generally recognized as the creator of the first modern atlas, and the first to imagine that the continents were joint together before drifting to their present position.He began as a map-engraver, in 1547 and entered the Antwerp guild of St Luke as afsetter van Karten. His early career is that of a businessman and most of his journeys before 1560 are for commercial purposes. In 1564 he completed a "mappemonde", eight-leaved map of the world, which afterwards appeared in reduced form in the Theatrum. The only extant copy of this great map is in the library of the University of Basle (cf. Bernoulli, Ein Karteninkunabelnband, Basle, 1905, p. 5). He also published a two-sheet map of Egypt in 1565, a plan of the Brittenburg castle on the coast of the Netherlands in 1568, an eight-sheet map of Asia in 1567, and a six-sheet map of Spain before the appearance of his atlas. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. In 1573 Ortelius published seventeen supplementary maps under the title Additamentum Theatri Orbis Terrarum. Four more Additamenta were to follow, the last one appearing in 1597. He also had a keen interest and formed a fine collection of coins, medals and antiques, and this resulted in the book.In 1573 Ortelius published seventeen supplementary maps under the title Additamentum Theatri Orbis Terrarum. Four more Additamenta were to follow, the last one appearing in 1597. He also had a keen interest and formed a fine collection of coins, medals and antiques, and this resulted in the book originals of his maps in these days are popular collector's items.

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         LES GENEALOGIES ET ANCIENNES DESCENTES DES FORESTIERS ET COMTES DE FLANDRE ( 3 early works bound in 1 volume).

      Anvers Jacques Mesens for Baptiste Vriendt, 1598.. avec brieves descriptions de leurs vies et gestes, le tout recueilly des plus veritables, approvees et anciennes croniques et annales qui se trouvent, par Corneille Martin zelandois, et ornée de portraicts figures et habitz selon les facons et guises de leur temps, ainsi qu'elles ont este trouvées es plus anciens tableaux, par Pierre Balthasar. 1598. 3 EARLY WORKS BOUND TOGETHER, the first 2 in French, the 3rd in Latin. No.1. LES GENEALOGIES ET ANCIENNES DESCENTES DES FORESTIERS ET COMTES DE FLANDRE, SECOND EDITION (first was 1578), 4to, 295 x 195 mm, 11¾ x 7½ inches, engraved pictorial title page with architectural borders, 2 military figures and other allegorical figures, 1 full page of coats of arms facing Dedication, full page illustration facing page 1 with 2 coats of arms and map of Flanders, small coats of arms in the text, 40 full page engraved full length portraits in the text, numbered 1-7 and 1-33, 1 large engraving facing the colophon showing Death, tombs and angels with a poem by Charles de Navieres, pages: (6), 119, 3, bound in full red morocco, gilt panelled covers with triple fillets, small ornaments at the corners and one in the centre, raised bands, gilt panelling to spine, gilt motifs in compartments, gilt title listing the second work, all edges gilt. A couple of minor indentations to lower cover, narrow strip of dark staining to upper and lower edges of title page, some pages lightly browned, small light ink mark to 2 pages, no loss, very slight narrow strip of light ink staining to lower edge of 6 portraits, 2 fore-edges and 2 top edges slightly stained, affecting margin only. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy. The fine portraits depict mainly 1 figure, some show 2 or 3, all in elegant costumes and displaying their coats of arms. The first 7 are the Forestiers, including 4 plates of falconers (ancient governors of Flanders), followed by 33 Counts some with their wives and daughters, ending with King Philip II of Spain, 33rd Count of Flanders. Brunet Volume III, 1495. Bound with No. 2. LES VIES ET ALLIANCES DES COMTES DE HOLLANDE ET ZELANDE, SEIGNEURS DE FRISE by (MICHIEL VOSMEER), Anvers, printed by Christopher Plantin for Philippe Galle, 1586, SECOND FRENCH EDITION, title page with engraved portrait of unidentified seated lady, 36 full page engraved full length portraits in the text by Philippe Galle, pages: 75 including title page, plus 3 pages of chronology. 1 or 2 fingermarks, otherwise contents clean. A very good copy of a rare book. More splendid portraits, some of women, the men usually in armour, again the last portrait is of Philip II of Spain (misnumbered III). The portraits face brief biographical verses. First published at Anvers in Latin in 1578, first French edition was 1583. Brunet, Volume V, 1373. No.3. TIROLENSIUM PRINCIPUM COMITUM usq[ue] ad ann. MDIC. genuinae eicones singulorum insignia: quorundam emblemata, ... cælaturam ac officinam Dominici Custodis... Cum epigrammatis et brevib. ad singulos Prr. Comm. Henningi. By Marcus HENNING, engravings by Dominic Custos, (Augsburg, Johannes Praetorius for Dominic Custos). Engraved title page with architectural border with large allegorical figure each side, large engraving on verso with horns of plenty, full page engraving facing 2nd page of Dedication with large coat of arms of Rudolph II and 5 cherubs, full page engraving in the prelims showing 2 coats of arms, 2 miners at work and a map of Tyrol, plus 28 ONLY OF 30 full page full length engraved portraits of Tyrolian rulers, 82 unnumbered pages, LACKING 2 LEAVES OF CHRONOLOGY AND COLOPHON AT THE END. Occasional narrow strip of pale staining to page edges, more noticeable on last 3 leaves, penultimate plate has 2 repairs, not affecting image, 1 to fore-edge margin strengthened with a paper strip and small closed tear to lower margin, neatly repaired on reverse, last 3 leaves faintly foxed. A good copy. Adams, Books Printed In Europe 1501-1600. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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         Variarum Lectionum, in Medicinae Scriptoribus & alijs, libri sex. Ab auctore hac quoque postrema editione aucti & recogniti

      apud Iuntas [Giunti], Venetiis 1598 - In-4° (245x175mm), ff. (8), 145, (1) bianca + 20 di indice bicolonne. Legatura del primo '800 in m. pelle con titolo e fregi in oro al dorso. Piatti marmorizzati. Impresa col giglio giuntino al frontespizio. Dedica a stampa di Balthasar Grangier a suo cognato, Bonaventure Grangier. Capilettera xilografici ornati o istoriati. Restauri alle cerniere. Buon esemplare. Terza edizione di Importante contributo alla filologia medica apparso in prima edizione a Venezia nel 1570. Girolamo Mercuriale (Forlì, 1530 - ivi, 1606), protetto del cardinal Farnese, medico di Massimiliano II a Vienna, ricoprì la cattedra di medicina a Padova e poi a Bologna e a Pisa. I suoi contributi furono determinanti sia in terapeutica che nella storia della medicina, grazie soprattutto alle sue traduzioni di Ippocrate. Il suo lavoro più rimarchevole resta il De arte gymnastica (Parigi, 1577), dedicato a Massimiliano II e illustrante le diverse applicazioni delle pratiche ginniche ai fini del miglioramento dell'organismo. Camerini, 1039. Wellcome, I, 4232. Durling, 3115. Graesse, IV, 495. Adams, I, M, 1341. EDIT16 CNCE 46966. Cfr. S. T. C. Italian Books, p. 435 (altre edizioni). Capparoni, vol. II, passim. Cfr. Fondo Olschki, 9104-05 (altre edizioni). Latino [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Thierbuch, Vogelbuch, Fischbuch,Schlangenbuch, 4 Werke in 1 Bd.

      Sauer für Campiers Erben, Heidelberg 1598 - Gessner, Conrad: 4 Werke in 1 Bd. 1598-1613. Fol. Holzdeckelbd. d. Zt. mit blindgepr. Schweinsldrbez. u. 2 Schl. 1. Thierbuch: Heidelberg, Lancellot für Cambier, 1606. 4 unn., 172 num. Bll., mit Titel- u. ca. 150 Textholzschn. – Nissen, ZBI 1552; Wellisch 23/24.6. 2. Vogelbuch: Ffm., Sauer für Campiers Erben, 1600. 8 unn. Bll., 556 SS., mit Titel- u. ca. 220 Textholzschn. – VD 16, G 1737; Nissen, IVB 351; STC 358; Wellisch 25.7. 3. Fischbuch: Ebenda 1598. 6 unn., 202 num. Bll., mit Titel- u. ca. 600 Textholzschn. – VD 16, G 1743; Nissen, SFB 59 u. ZBI 1555; STC 358; Wellisch 26.6. 4. De serpentibvs. Oder Schlangenbuch. De scorpione. Kurtze beschreybung des Scorpions. . . 2 Tle. Heidelb., Lancellot für Cambier, 1613. 4 unn., 61 num. Bll.; num. Bll. (62)-72, mit 2 Titel- u. ca. 30 Textholzschn. – Nissen, ZBI 1557; Wellisch 27.5. Meist nur gering gebräunt u. stockfl. Die ersten Lagen stark, dann nur gering wurmst. Tit. stark gebräunt u. mit altem Besitzverm. Der schöne zeitgenössische Prägeband (vorne in Goldpr. »SSA / 1617«) etwas berieben u. wurmst., die beiden Schließen unter Verwendung alten Materials ersetzt, vord. Vors. erneuert. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Zwo Christliche Newe-Jarspredigten: Von dem Trostreiche[n] Namen IESV oder IEHOSCHVAH: Auß dem Euangelio Luc. am 2. Capitel. Die Erste: Wie dem Newgebornen Christkindlein der Name IESVS in seiner Beschneidung gegeben worden . Die Ander: Wie ein jeder Christ, sich alle tag bey diesem Namen . der Wolthaten seines HERRN IESV Christi . erinnern könde. Gehalten inn der Fürstlichen Pfaltzgräuischen Statt Velburg,

      Lauingen, Leonhart Reinmichel 1598. - 30 Bll. Rückenbroschur. 4°. VD16 L 685 - Teils stärker gebräunt.

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         Organon (graece). Organum. Hoc est omnes ad Logicam pertinentes, Graece, & Latine. Iul. Pacius Beriga recensuit.

      Frankfurt, Wechel, 1598. - 8°. 8 Bll., 951 SS. mit einigen schematischen Holzschnitten Pergament d. Zt. mit Deckelprägung AST 1599. "VD 16, A 3529; Schweiger I, 278: "vermehrt durch die Scholien". Zweisprachig Ausgabe, durchgehend griechisch-latein, besorgt von dem italienischen Juristen und Philologen Julius Pacius de Beriga (1550-1635), der besonders für seine Lehre der aristotelischen Logik grossen Einfluss auf die Lehre der Philosophie an Universitäten ausübte. Den griechischen Text hatte er bereits 1585 separat ediert. Das Organon gliedert sich in die sechs Schriften: Categoriae, De interpretatione, Analytica priora und posteriora, Topica, De sophisticis elenchis. - Ohne vorderen weissen Vorsatz. Titel mit kleinen Randeinrissen ohne Textverlust. Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt. Einige Anmerkungen und zu Beginn alte Unterschstreichungen. Einband stärker berieben und angestaubt. " ".

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         Antique Master Print-RELIGION-GENRE-JESUS-HOUSE OF MARTHA-Bassano-Sadeler-1598

      - Antique Master Print, titled: 'Martha Martha solicita es - In Gratiam admodum ' - Christ in the house of Martha. Engraving on hand laid paper. Watermark: circle with a anchor. Description: Source unknown, to be determined. State: First state of 2. Ref: Hollstein 199. IconClass 73C7223. One of the famous "Kitchen"prints by Sadeler.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Joannes Sadeler' after 'Jacopo Bassano'. Johannes Sadeler I (1550-ca. 1600) was a member of the engravers family Sadeler. The Sadeler family were the largest, and probably the most successful of the dynasties of Flemish engravers that were dominant in Northern European printmaking in the later 16th and 17th centuries, as both artists and publishers. The Sadelers were descended from "chasers," engravers of armour, from Aalst. Jan or Johannes de Saeyelleer or Sadeleer had three sons, all usually called "Sadeler": Jan I (1550 Brussels - 1600 Brussels or possibly Venice), Aegidius I (c. 1555 Brussels - c. 1609 Frankfurt am Main) and Rafael I (1560/61 Antwerp - 1628 or 1632). Another Sadeler, Marcus or Marco, was a printer and perhaps publisher who was working in Haarlem in c. 1586-87, and is presumed to be a member of the family, though it is not known where he fits in. Jan I was the father of Justus (c. 1572-c. 1620) and Marcus Christoph (active 1614 to after 1650). Aegidius I was the father of Aegidius II (c. 1570-1629 Prague). Rafael I was the father of Rafael II (1584 - 1627 or 1632), Jan II (c. 1588 - 1665 or later) and Filips (c. 1600, active to 1650). Aegidius II was the father of Tobias, who was active from 1670-75 in Vienna. Marten de Vos (1532-1603) was an Antwerp painter and draughtsman of the late sixteenth century. His travels to Italy made him adopt the Mannerist style. Jacopo Bassano (ca. 1510-1592) originated from Venice. He worked in the manner of Titian. His landscapes with biblical themes were very popular in the 17th. Century. Condition: Good, given age. Cut just outside the plateline, small damage lower left margin and some staining on the right side. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: TPCLA-A1-15 The overall size is ca. 11.3 x 8.9 inch. The image size is ca. 11.3 x 8.9 inch. The overall size is ca. 28.8 x 22.5 cm. The image size is ca. 28.8 x 22.5 cm.

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         Storia antica... dalla edificazione di Fiorenza per insino all'anno 1281. Coll'aggiunta di Giacheto suo nipote dal detto anno per insino al 1286. Di nuovo ristampata.

      per Filippo Giunti, 1598. Cm. 21,5, pp. (16) 225 (15). Marchio giuntino al frontespizio. Legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle, dorso liscio con titoli, fregi e filetti in oro. Esemplare pulito ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Seconda edizione di questa valida opera di storia fiorentina. Cfr. Gamba (636): "Non è questa una mera ristampa dell'edizione precedente, avendo riconosciuto l'abate Follini che in più luoghi non è conforme"; Camerini, 2, 214.

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         Compendio delle vite de filosofi antichi greci, et latini, et delle sentenze, & detti loro notabili. Tratte da Laertio, et da altri gravi auttori. Nuovamente ridotte à più purgata lettione, & di bellissime figure di Giosefo Salviati adornate. Opera utilissima ad ogni stato di persone. Con licentia de i superiori.

      In Venetia: presso Gioachino Brugnuolo, all'insegna della Porta, 1598 - In-4 (20 cm) (8) 60 c. Marca editoriale incisa al frontespizio: porta con arco attraverso la quale passa un uomo recante sotto braccio due assi con il motto, in cornice architettonica e motto "Libertatem meam mecum porto". Vengono reimpiegati alcuni dei legni utilizzati da Francesco Marcolini per le edizioni delle Sorti. Numerose xilografie nel testo: 104 biografie con 67 xilografie. Legatura in marocchino marmorizzato con titolo e fregi dorati al dorso. Legatura usurata agli angoli superiori dei piatti. Alone di gora alle ultime pagine, glosse al frontespizio e fogli con qualche macchia. Per il resto ottimo esemplare. 16mo secolo

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         De maleficiis tractatus, de inquirendis animaduertendisque criminibus. Opus . cui tractatus Alberti de Gandino, nec non Bonifacii de Vitalinis, una cum apostillis Augustini de Arimino, et Hier. Cuchalon. Cum eiusdem Angeli vita, per Thomam Diplobatacium edita Diplobatacium edita.Venetiis, apud Societatem Minimam, 1598.

      Venetiis, apud Societatem Minimam 1598 - Cm. 21, cc. (42) 467 (1). Legatura settecentesca in piena pergamena rigida con titoli in oro al dorso. Piccolo taglio al dorso, senza mancanza di pergamena, fioriture sparse perlopiù marginali, trascurabile mancanza (lontana dal testo) all'angolo bianco delle ultime 6 carte. Esemplare nel complesso genuino e ben conservato. Celebre Tractatus de maleficiis del commentatore Angelo Gambiglioni (1400-1461?), allievo di Angelo degli Ubaldi a Perugia e di Giovanni da Imola a Bologna. Il Gambiglioni, detto anche l'Aretino, divenne giudice a Roma e Norcia ed in seguito fu doctor juris a Ferrara e Bologna; deve la sua fama anche al commentario alle Istituzioni che circolò abbondantemente lungo tutto il Cinquecento. Seguono il Libellus super maleficiis (cc. 269-368) del grande Alberto da Gandino (1240/50-1310 ca.) ed il Tractatus super maleficiis (cc. 369-467) di Bonifacio Vitalini (1320-1389), giureconsulto mantovano. Non comune e sempre ricercato. Cfr. Sapori, 1312; Iccu; Kvk. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Antique Print-VERONA-LAKE GARDA-TYROL-ITALY-Ortelius-1598

      - Antique print, titled: 'Veronae Urbis territorium.' - Very decorative map of Verona with Lake Garda. Hand coloured engraving on hand laid paper. Description: From a 1598 French edition of Ortelius' 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum'. State: 1st (only) state. Ref: Koeman/Meurer: 89.Artists and Engravers: Anonymous. Condition: Good, given age. Original middle fold as issued. Margins and middle fold reinforced on rear. Sheet overall a little browned (from matting/framing). Lettering from the verso shines through. A dampstain in the right margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: TPC-Expo-P7-08 The overall size is ca. 22.5 x 18.5 inch. The image size is ca. 18.5 x 12.9 inch. The overall size is ca. 57.1 x 47.1 cm. The image size is ca. 46.9 x 32.8 cm.

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         Dell'amore di Clitofonte, e Leucippe. Tradotto. dal sig. Francesco Angelo Coccio.In Fiorenza, per Filippo Giunti , 1598.

      In Fiorenza, per Filippo Giunti 1598 - Cm. 15, pp. (8) 238 (24). Marchio tip. a frontespizio e colophon. Legatura settecentesca in piena perg. rigida con titoli ms. al dorso e tagli spruzzati. Sporadiche fioriture e qualche piccolo e trascurabile alone, margine alto un po' corto in alcune carte; trascurabile forellino di tarlo al margine interno. Esemplare nel complesso ben conservato. Achilles Tatius, scrittore greco nativo di Alessandria fu attivo a cavallo tra II e IV sec. d.C. Verosimilmente Così Gamba (1179): "Dopo alcune dozzinali ristampe fatte nel secolo XVI venne questa, pregevole .". Cfr. Iccu. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Della ragione di Stato, libri dieci. Con tre libri delle cause della grandezza delle città ? Di nuovo in questa impressione, mutati alcuni luoghi dall'istesso autore, et accresciuti di diversi discorsi. Con due tavole, l'una delle materie, l'altra copiosissima di tutte le cose notabili.In Venetia, appresso i Gioliti, 1598.

      In Venetia, appresso i Gioliti 1598 - Cm. 15,5, pp. (40) 375 (1). marchio tip. al frontespizio, graziose testatine, finalini e bei capilettera xilografici. Bella legatura antica verosimilmente inglese; dorso a 5 nervi con titoli su tassello e fregi circolari agli scomparti; piatti inquadrati da filetto ornato in oro. Tagli marmorizzati. Sottile fenditura alla cerniera del piatto anteriore restaurata esternamente e con rinforzo interno, sporadiche fioriture (più accentuate solo nelle prime e ultime carte) e lieve alone all'angolo delle prime carte, peraltro esemplare ben conservato. Giovanni Botero (1543-1617) fu tra i principali scrittori politici del tempo; la sua Ragion di Stato rappresenta la massima espressione della reazione controriformistica agli scritti sullo Stato fioriti in tutto il Cinquecento (inevitabile il riferimento al Principe di Machiavelli). Botero teorizza un'azione del principe subordinata ai precetti della religione e finalizzata alla conservazione dello Stato. La ragion di Stato è infatti definita "notizia di mezzi atti a fondare, conservare e ampliare lo stato", da interpretare sempre sulla base del principio di prudenza. In appendice il testo di un'altra celebre opera boteriana, "Delle cause della grandezza delle città" e le aggiunte alla Ragion di Stato. Stimata edizione giolitina. Cfr. Bozza, p. 67 e, per altre edizioni, Brunet, I, 1142. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Thesaurus Litaniarum ac Orationum Sacer.

      Brussels: Rutger Velpius, , 1598. Cum suis advertus Sectarios Apologiis. Octavo (190 x 124 mm). Contemporary vellum with yapp edges, smooth spine with remnant of tawed leather, ties lacking, printed in red and black, title page with engraving vignette, coat of arms on verso. Pagination errors (p. 61 in place of p. 77, p. 34 in place of p. 343), final quires printed on inferior paper and red ink omitted from quires Y-Cc, final leaf pasted to cover. Of the Jesuit College of Louvain. With 39 engravings in the text. Extremities rubbed, inner hinges starting to pull away but still firm, lightly soiled, all quires from S onwards evenly browned as usual. An excellent copy, generally clean and well-margined. First edition. Thomas Sailly (c.1553-1623) was a Dutch writer and composer. He joined the Jesuits at the age of 27 and worked in Moscow for the union between the Catholic and Russian Churches. He later served as personal priest to Alexander Farnese (1545-1592), the Duke of Palma from 1586 to 1592, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands from 1578-1592, and one of the leaders of the Spanish Armada in 1588. Thesaurus Litaniarum ac Orationum Sacer is a devotional work with information about litany and prayers considered essential for Catholic observances. It was dedicated to Francisco de Mendoza (c.1550-1623), the Admiral of Aragon. It was put on the Index Librorum Prohibitorum (Roman Index of Forbidden Books) after its contents were considered to be unorthodox. The attractive engravings are by the Flemish painter and etcher Peter van der Borcht (c.1530-1608).

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         Corona e Palma Militare di Arteglieria

      Giovanni Antonio Rampazetto, Venice 1598 - FIRST EDITION. folio, ff. [iv] 58. Roman letter; woodcut portrait of the author in his study with military apparatus on title-page, woodcut historiated initials, 95 woodcut illustrations in text, printer's woodcut device on verso of last. C19 armorial bookplate of the Earl of Macclesfield on pastedown, Shirburn Castle blindstamp to first three ll, seventeenth-century inscription "Sutton Place"on flyleaf. Small ink splash to blank lower outer corner of t-p, title and verso of last fractionally dusty. A fine, crisp, very well margined copy (some fore-edges untrimmed), in high quality contemporary English tan calf, spine with raised bands gilt in compartments, covers gilt and blind ruled to a panel design, fleurons gilt at corners, gilt arabesque lozenge at centres, spine slightly worn at head and tail. A fine copy of the first edition of this important, rare and profusely illustrated work by Capobianco, Captain of the Bombardiers of the city of Crema, that brings together all the technical advances in artillery in the C16, dedicated to Antonio Prioli (future Doge of Venice) and Lunardo Rossetti. By the middle of the 16th century Italian theorists and military architects had perfected the bastioned system of fortification and the Italian method was an admired standard throughout Europe. "during the sixteenth century the emphasis shifts south of the Alps. And after 1550 Italian military writers dominate the field to the point of monopoly." (Horst de la Croix, 'The Literature on Fortification in Renaissance Italy'.) The use of cannons against these new bastioned fortresses required new tactical thinking, which Capobianco elaborates in this work. A veteran of many campaigns in both Italy and the Low Countries he was an expert gunner, though like many of his colleagues he was not a literary man, and his versatility and inventiveness are best shown by his plans and designs. A skilled bombardier, he presents the reader with a sweeping survey of the aims and techniques of artillery around the turn of the C16, starting with the technical use of cannon, their various types and specific purposes, the comparison of modern and 'antique' cannon, their manufacture, sighting etc. He then moves on to the tactics of artillery in defence and attack, the placement of cannons, their transportation, storage and the storage of munitions, the use of rockets and fireworks, and finishes with a brief but insightful description of 'modern' fortification, and bastion techniques. The binding of this copy is identical in style, with the same central arabesque tool, to a book bound for Thomas Knyvett c. 1610, see David Pearson, English book binding styles 1450-1800, page 9, fig. 1.3. Sir Thomas Knyvett (1539-1618), barrister, of a leading Norfolk family with estates in Lincolnshire, Suffolk, Staffordshire and Yorkshire started to build his splendid collection after the first flood of books and manuscripts from the monastic libraries. At his death his library numbered approximately 1,400 titles and 70 manuscripts on various subjects, as recorded in his library catalogue now in Cambridge University Library, which also received much of his collection in 1715. Favouring original texts, he became proficient in many languages, nurturing a particular love of Italian, owning at least 80 Italian books. Never a very rich man, the size of his library is extraordinary for the period, and it is likely that many of his books were obtained second hand. This binding is typical of those bound for his collection. Sutton Place, built in 1530 for Sir Richard Weston, is celebrated as a pioneer of the Renaissance style in England, an early Tudor House, innovative for the symmetry of its design and its Italianate terracotta decoration. It was later the home of J. Paul Getty. Not in BM STC It. Index Aur. 131.683. Riccardi I, 232. Cockle 673. Italian [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Descrittione de gli apparati fatti in Bologna per la venuta di N.S. Papa Clemente VIII. Con gli disegni de gli archi, statue, & pitture. Dedicata a gli Ill.mi Sig. del Reggimento di Bologna, da Vittorio Benacci stampator camerale

      4to (223x160 mm). [8] leaves and [8] plates, of which 2 are folding, designed and etched by Guido Reni. Signatures: A-B4. On the title page engraved arms of the city of Bologna. Woodcut initials. Modern stiff vellum with overlapping edges, red edges. Three heads and two jars drawn in red pencil by a contemporary hand on the verso of a plate. At l. A2 a contemporary hand has written a few lines to the epitaph dedicated to Clemens VIII, adding a reference to his death occurred in 1605. A different slightly later hand has added, on the last leaf verso, this long note: "fu giudicato il valore de velipassare 40m scudi d'oro / venne sua B.ne da Cento sino a Bologna per i campi havendo / il Regimento fatto fare una strada per mezzo de Periti, la quale / fu molto commoda per tutti essendo la pubblica cosi' cattiva per / le pioggie cadute che non si poteva andarvi. / Sua B.ne dono' a' Paggi che lo servirono nel tempo che / dimoro' in Bologna 1000 scudi d'oro che sono 75000 / de quattrini". Traces of a paper strip removed from the title page. Four plates slightly trimmed in the bottom edge. A very good copy on thick paper.Extremely rare first edition of this account of the festivities held in honor of the grand entry into Bologna of the Pope Clement VIII, en route back to Rome after a long visit to Ferrara.The etchings, designed and cut by Guido Reni, depict the triumphal arches and statues built for the event. These are Reni's first book illustrations. In answer to an apparently large demand, a second edition, bearing an additional plate (though not described in the text), was printed in Bologna by Benacci in 1599. Another edition, undated but surely issued slightly later, was printed in Bologna by Giuseppe Longhi under the title: Dissegni degl'apparati fatti in Bologna per la venuta di N.S. Papa Clemente VIII.A 23-year old Guido Reni was commissioned to design the city decorations and, in order to record his triumphal arches and columns, he executed a series of free sketches from which these etchings were produced.G. Fantuzzi, Notizie degli scrittori bolognesi, Bologna, 1781, I, p. 61; A. Sorbelli, Storia della stampa in Bologna, Bologna 1929, p. 114; Edit 16, 5105; Frati, Bibliografia Bolognese, nos. 4594-4595; Cicognara, 1402; H. Watanabe-O'Kelly & A. Simon, Festivals and ceremonies, 2000, p. 127; Bartch, pp. 292-300 (Guido Reni); B. Michell, The Majesty of the State, Florence, 1986, p. 13.

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         Arco trionfale sormontato dalla statua di Mosè

      1598 - Acquaforte, 1598. Della serie Decorazioni per la visita di Clemente VIII a Bologna. Bellissima prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva, rifilata al rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Bibliografia: Bartsch 30; TIB 010. Dimensioni 144x215. Etching, 1598. From the series Decorazioni per la visita di Clemente VIII a Bologna (Decorations for Clemente VIII’s visit to Bologna). Excellent work, printed on contemporary laid paper, trimmed to platemark, in very good condition.Bibliografia: Bartsch 30; TIB 010. Dimensioni 144x215. Dimensioni

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         Die Diarien und Tagzettel des Kardinals Ernst Adalbert von Harrach (1598-1667). Herausgegeben von Katrin Keller und Alessandro Catalano. 7 Bde. (Veröffentlichungen der Kommission für Neuere Geschichte Österreichs, Band: 104/1-7).

      zus 5844 S., zahlreiche farb. Abb. Kart.mS.iS. *neuwertig* Die Diarien und Tagzettel des Kardinal-Erzbischofs von Prag, Ernst Adalbert von Harrach (1598-1667), die der Öffentlichkeit nun erstmals zugänglich gemacht werden, sind eines der umfangreichsten Selbstzeugnisse des 17. Jahrhunderts aus dem deutschsprachigen Raum. In ihrer inhaltlichen Multidimensionalität, ihrem Umfang und ihrer Aussagekraft sind sie vergleichbar mit prominenten Texten wie dem Tagebuch des Samuel Pepys, den Briefen der Lieselotte von der Pfalz oder den Memoiren des Kardinals de Retz. Die 54 überlieferten Jahrgänge, je zur Hälfte in deutscher bzw. italienischer Sprache verfasst, bilden eine bisher unbearbeitete, erstrangige Quelle für nahezu alle historisch arbeitenden Wissenschaften. Sie dokumentieren weit mehr als den Lebensweg und die Lebensräume eines Aristokraten als Amtsträger, im familiären Kontext oder in der adligen Gesellschaft der habsburgischen Erblande. Die Niederschriften eröffnen zugleich einen Blick auf die Geschichte der römischen Kurie insbesondere die Konklave der Jahre 1644, 1655 und 1667 , des Alten Reiches und Europas zwischen 1630 und 1667.

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         Medecijn-Boeck, Daer inne, Wt bevel des Doorluchtighen Hooch-gheborenen Vorsten, ende Heeren, Heeren Lodewijck, Hertoghe tot Wirtenberghe, ende tot Teck, Grave tot Mompelgart, etc. Meest voor alle Lijfgebreken, ende Cranckheyden wt gelesene en beproefde Medicijnen, die wt vele Hooge ende Nederstandes Persoonen gheschrevene Medicijnboecken, te samen, ende by een gebracht zijn.

      Dordrecht, Abraham Canin 1598. (8) 456 (4) p. Origineel Leer met ribben en stempels, 4° (Plaatselijk vochtvlekken, de rug is vernieuwd, mist pagina 123-130. De enige Nederlandse uitgave van dit zeldzame medicijnboek van de Duitse Oswald Gäbelkover, 1539-1616. Het werk behandelt in 5 delen recepten voor medicijnen, zalven, etc. Met enkele onderstrepingen en oude aantekeningen in de marges.).

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         Protocol Dat is, De gantsche handelinge des ghesprecx ghehouden tot Leeuwarden in Vrieslandt, tusschen Ruardum Acroniu(s) dienaer des Godlijcken woords ter eene, ende Peeter van Ceulen dienaer by de Mennisten ofte Wederdooperen ter ander syden: Begonnen den 16. Augusti 1596. ende voleyndighet den 17. Novembris des selvighen Jaers. Met een Voor-reden verclarende hiervan het oordeel der E.E.H. Staten.

      Franeker, Gillis vanden Rade 1598. (26) 501 (7) p. Origineel Perkament met ribben en stempels, 4° (Voor- en achterin teer aan de randen en plaatselijk verstevigd, pagina 309-312 verkeerd gebonden, titelpagina in kopie, mist 1 pagina voorwerk en 1 pagina voor het register met een brief aan de Gedeputeerde Staten van Friesland.).

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         Sefer HaMusar. [The book of conscience].

      Cracow Yitzchak ben Aharon 1598 - Quarto (19.5 x 14.5 cm), 140 leaves. Some stains and wear to edges of the few first and last leaves. Erased ownership inscriptions on title page and ownership inscriptions on empty last page. Berlin library stamp. New leather binding with gilt lettering. An important work on Jewish Ethics with Kabbalistic content. Rabbi Yehuda Klatz the First (Otzar HaRabbanim 6974; aka Judah ben Abrahahm Khalaz), was born c. 1450 in Spain. He left Castile of Granada in 1477 due to persecution of the Jews, passing through Malaga, then Honain, and finally settling in Talmasan (Tlemcen), Algeria in 1486, where he was appointed Dayan and was regarded as one of the great rabbinic figures of his time. This book was first published after his death, in Constantinople in 1537 (titled Sefer HaMefoar, with the name Sefer HaMusar as the subtitle), by his ancestor Rabbi Moshe Klatz, who was one of the Mekubalim in Safed; Rabbi Moshe added glosses according to the secrets (sod) of the Torah and the book of Zohar. This is a work of Jewish ethics, the Kabbalistic content of which was adapted primarily from the Zohar. Sefer HaMusar is essentially an abridgement of an earlier, extensive and scholarly work by Israel ben Josef ibn Al-Nakawa (Alnaque, d. 1391) named "Menorat HaMa'or". Klatz's adaptation made the book more accessible for the average person. The book is divided into twenty chapters and includes chapters on law, education, charity, repentance, trade, social behaviour, running a household, the Sabbath and other celebrations. This is the third edition of the book, printed by Yitzchak ben Aharon of Prostitz in Cracow. Only a few copies of this edition can be found in libraries around the world. Vinograd, nr: Cracow 205. Heller, "The Sixteenth Century Hebrew Book", p.223. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         La Novel Natura Brevium du Iudge Tresreverend Monsieur Fitzherbert..

      1598. London, 1598. with contemporary annotations. London, 1598. with contemporary annotations. Annotated Copy of a Work Highly Esteemed by Coke and Blackstone Fitzherbert, Anthony [1470-1538]. Rastell, William [1508?-1565]. La Novel Natura Brevium du Iudge Tresreverend Monsieur Anthony Fitzherbert Dernierement Revieu & Corrigee per Laucteur, Avecques un Table Perfect, Des Choses Notables Contenus en Ycel, Novelment Compose per Guilliaulme Rastall. London: In Edibus Thomae Wight, & Bonhami Norton, 1598. [xxxii], 271, [1] ff. Final leaf, a blank, lacking. Octavo (6-1/2" x 4"). Recent period-style paneled calf, raised bands and blind ornaments to spine, endpapers renewed. Negligible light fading to spine. Title printed within woodcut architectural border. Moderate toning to text, early owner annotations to title page in neat small hand, early annotations to margins in several places, some slightly affected by trimming, but legible. A handsome copy. $2,500. * First published in 1534, the Nouvelle Natura Brevium is a manual of procedure written by a Judge of the Common Pleas during the reign of Henry VIII. Winfield notes that "Coke put it among the books which he considered most necessary and of greatest authority and excellency"; Blackstone considered it an authority as well. Compiled from the earlier Natura Brevia and the Registrum Brevium, it includes several original observations on the form and function of writs. Rastell's revisions include the addition of a table. A popular work, it went through numerous editions in Law French and English, the final appearing in 1794. It remains significant to this day for its descriptions of writs that were becoming obsolete in the early sixteenth century. The annotations range from few words to a sentence. They are mostly summaries of legal points. Most of the others are bibliographical references and case citations. Winfield, Chief Sources of English Legal History 303. English Short-Title Catalogue S102179. Beale, A Bibliography of Early English Law Books T351.

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         Opera ea quae ad inventam ab ipso artem universalem pertinent Ut et in eandem quorundam interpretum scripti commentarij by Giordano Bruno H Cornelius Agrippa Accessit index etcStrassburg Lazarus Zetzner

      8vo (178 x 108mm.) [24], 2 folding letterpress tables, woodcut illustrations in text (those on pp. 2 & 55 with a volvelle), contemporary vellum  

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         Americae Sive Novi orbis Nova Descriptio - Por horden de don Antonio lopez de calatayud Herndo de Solis lohizo En Valladolid Anno de 1598':.

      - Kupferstich v. Hernando de Solis n. Abraham Ortelius aus Relaciones Vniversales del Mundo ., 1598 (1603), 34,5 x 47,5 Burden, The Mapping of North America, 129. - "Accompanying this Spanish translation of Giovanni Botero's popular Relaciones Vniversales del Mundo . were five newly engraved maps of the world and four continents. The book was a treatise on the political and geographical state of the world. - The map of America is a curious mix of the two similar maps by Abraham Ortelius of 1570 and 1587. The engraver, Hernando de Solis, chose to use the earlier Ortelius version of 1570 with the peculiar bulge to the south-western coastline of South America, and not the later more accurate map in which this was removed. - He did, however, incorporate the later map's new depiction of the Solomon Islands to the east of "Noeva Ginea". - He did not utilise any of the new nomenclature in North America on either the west or east coasts, most noticeably the addition of references to Virgina. - The only detail used from the 1587 map in North America is the broad river flowing southwards into the St. Lawrence River from a Lago Dagolesme. - In the lower corners are portraits of Vespucci and Columbus. - This well-engraved map is rarely in the book, which its itself scarce. - The inscription on the map shows that it was made in the year 1598 although the two-part book appeared in 1603. - The second of these parts is, however, dated 1599 and it is possible that an edition of this part alone occurred in that year. - Another explanation could be that the fact that it was published by the heirs of Diego Fernandez de Cordova, his death possibly causing the day". - The map with a lot of worm holes perfect restored mounted on old paper. - Very rare map. Sehr seltene Karte nach denjenigen von Ortelius für die spanische Ausgabe des populären Werkes von Botero, das in allen Ausgaben mit unterschiedlichen Karten versehen wurde. - Mit Plattenton, restauriert. - Zahlreiche Wurmlöcher und Wurmgänge hinterlegt, Fehlstellen sorgfältig nachgezeichnet. Auf altem Papier aufgezogen.

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         Castello S. Angelo de Roma

      Amsterdam 1598 - Rarissima veduta di Castel Sant'Angelo tratta da "Le miroir du monde, ou Epitome du theatre d'Abraham Ortelis" di Z. Heyns edito ad Amsterdam nel 1598. La raccolta, un atlante, contiene della carte derivanti dalla produzione di Abraham Ortelius. Curioso il fatto che questa veduta sia la sola inserita nell'atlante. Xilografia, in perfetto stato di conservazione. A very rare 16th Century view of the St. Angelo Castle at the entrance to the Vatican. The work was published by Zacharias Heyns in his rare Le Miroir du Monde, ou, Epitome du Theatre d'Abraham Ortelius, published in Amsterdam in 1598. Zacharias Heyns was the son of Peter Heyns, who wrote the rhyming text for Ortelius' Spieghel Der Werelt, first published in 1577. Zacharias Heyns Le Miroir du Monde . . . was likely an attempt to continue the success of his father, although the maps bear no connection to Ortelius' work. As noted by Burden, all of the maps for this work are woodcuts, making it one of the last atlases to employ this means of printing. The atlas is highly sought after among collectors, prized for its rarity and the unique appearance of its maps. The second edition of 1615 is virtually unknown, with Koeman locating only 1 example at the Bibliotheque Nationale. M. Di Paola, Castel Sant'Angelo nelle sue stampe, p. 93, 29 (descritta come anonima). Dimensioni 175 137mm

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         Examen juridicum quo fundamenta jurisprudentiae secundum seriem digestorum. Leiden, Elsevier, 1657.

      12°, geheel perkamenten band, (12)+636+(22) pag. c0413."Dekkers pag. 156-3; Willems 812; Roberts pag. 281. Schotanus (1598-1652) was hoogleraar te Utrecht en Leiden. Het boekje heeft een gegraveerde titelplaat met o.a. vrouwe Justitia, door J. Hackius (1632-1659) en drempelverzen van F. Spanhemius, Th. Graswinckel, I. Liraeus, A. Mol en C. Boyvs."

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         La Novel Natura Brevium du Iudge Tresreverend Monsieur Fitzherbert.

      1598 - London, 1598. with contemporary annotations. Annotated Copy of a Work Highly Esteemed by Coke and Blackstone Fitzherbert, Anthony [1470-1538]. Rastell, William [1508?-1565]. La Novel Natura Brevium du Iudge Tresreverend Monsieur Anthony Fitzherbert Dernierement Revieu & Corrigee per Laucteur, Avecques un Table Perfect, Des Choses Notables Contenus en Ycel, Novelment Compose per Guilliaulme Rastall. London: In Edibus Thomae Wight, & Bonhami Norton, 1598. [xxxii], 271, [1] ff. Final leaf, a blank, lacking. Octavo (6-1/2" x 4"). Recent period-style paneled calf, raised bands and blind ornaments to spine, endpapers renewed. Negligible light fading to spine. Title printed within woodcut architectural border. Moderate toning to text, early owner annotations to title page in neat small hand, early annotations to margins in several places, some slightly affected by trimming, but legible. A handsome copy. $2,500. * First published in 1534, the Nouvelle Natura Brevium is a manual of procedure written by a Judge of the Common Pleas during the reign of Henry VIII. Winfield notes that "Coke put it among the books which he considered most necessary and of greatest authority and excellency"; Blackstone considered it an authority as well. Compiled from the earlier Natura Brevia and the Registrum Brevium, it includes several original observations on the form and function of writs. Rastell's revisions include the addition of a table. A popular work, it went through numerous editions in Law French and English, the final appearing in 1794. It remains significant to this day for its descriptions of writs that were becoming obsolete in the early sixteenth century. The annotations range from few words to a sentence. They are mostly summaries of legal points. Most of the others are bibliographical references and case citations. Winfield, Chief Sources of English Legal History 303. English Short-Title Catalogue S102179. Beale, A Bibliography of Early English Law Books T351.

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         Germania et Gallia secundiet tertiiregni in quatra monarchia. Pars prior continens genealogicis tabellis comprehensas familias invictissimorum imperatorum (...).

      Magdenburg, Kirchner, 1598. Folio, full contemporary vellum. Good copy. (10)+634 pag. Illustrated with many woodcuts in the text. The Dutch part (pp. 141-153) contains genealogical information on the counts of Holland and the lords of Brederode and Teylingen. B2267.

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         De militia romana libri quinque. Commentarius ad Polybium. Editio nova, aucta variè & castigata. Junto con: Analecta sive Observationes reliquae ad militiam et hosce libros, Antuerpiae, ex officina Plantiniana, apud Ioannem Moretum, 1598.

      1598 - : In-4° menor.- I: 366 p.- L. gr. y lat.- Marca del impresor grabada en la portada.- Capitales floreadas y culs-de-lamp.- 10 ilustraciones grabadas en madera y 15 grabados en cobre (varios por PEETER vander BORCHT), a media o a toda página, uno de los cuales fuera de texto, desplegable.- El texto de Polibio en versión bilingüe greco-latina a 2 columnas.- II: xxix (v) p.- Marca xilográfica del impresor en la portada.- 5 ilustraciones en madera y 4 en cobre.- Encuadernación moderna en medio cuero con punteras; lomo de cinco nervios, títulos dorados.- Texto muy suavemente amarronado; márgenes ligeramente refilados. ADAMS, L782, L760. MANSELL, 335, 354. La extraordinaria versación de Justo Lipsio en literatura latina e historia romana se hacen particularmente patentes en dos de sus libros mayores: el Poliorceticon (véase # 43) y el presente comentario a la obra de Polibio, un tratado de artes y ciencias militares cuyo texto griego figura también aquí, enfrentado a la traducción latina. Segunda edición, profusamente ilustrada con imágenes de campamentos y formaciones militares, armas, insignias, escudos, bestias y soldados. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         R. P. Fr. Lodoici Granatensis Exercitia, In Septem Meditationes matutinas, ac totidem Vespertinas, distribute: Quibus est adiectus eiusdem auctoris tractatus de vtilitate, necessitate ac modo meditandi. Ab Auctore Hispanice Primvm conscripta, inde in Italicum verda, nunc vero Latina facta, opera ac studio Michaelis ab Isselt Amorsfortii.

      Coloniae Agrippinae, In Officina Birckmannica, sumptibus Arnoldi Mylii (Köln, Arnold Mylius) 1598. 12°. Titelbl., 23 nn. Bll., 589 S., 2 nn. Bll., mit Titelblattvignette, zwei Initialen u. drei Schlussvignetten. Lederband d. Zeit, mit goldgeprägten Zierlinien am Rücken und mehrfachen Rahmen aus Zierlinien mit verzierten Ecken, sow. je e. Ornament in Goldprägung in der Mitte auf den Einbanddeckeln, Schnitt buntgesprenkelt, mit teilw. entferntem Papierschildchen am vorderen Einbanddeckel, kaum bestoßen, Leder abgeschabt, Goldprägung teilw. abgerieben, Vorderdeckel etwas locker, Vorsatz fleckig, fliegende Vorsatzblätter ausgerissen. Seiten nur schwach gebräunt u. gering fleckig. Mit verschiedenen Besitzvermerken von alter Hand am Titelblatt und vorderem Innendeckel (Joann. Wilde 1620. Philosophia studiosj ?), einem Besitzstempel am Titelblatt (Ex Libris Bibliothecae Conventus Viennensis Ord. Praed.) u. Bleistiftbuchstaben am vorderen Innendeckel. \"VD16 L 3244. BM German Books 532. Vgl. ADB 14,641 - lateinische Ausgabe einer Schrift des spanischen Priesters des Dominikanerordens u. Mystikers Luis de Granada (eigtl. de Sarria; 1504-1588). Der Verfasser zahlreicher, vor allem spiritueller Werke, die vielfach aufgelegt und übersetzt wurden, zählte zu den meistgelesenen religiösen Autoren des 16. u. 17. Jh. Der Übersetzer u. Herausgeber d. vorl. Werkes, Michael ab Isselt (um 1530/1540-1597), in der Provinz Utrecht geborener und nach Köln exilierter katholischer Theologe, veranlasste eine Kölner Edition der Werke des Ludwig von Granada, von denen er manche ins lateinische übersetzte, schrieb aber vor allem zur Geschichte seiner Zeit aus katholischer Sicht. Nicht bei Adams.\" Versand D: 15,00 EUR Ludwig von Granada, Theologie, Religion, Römisch-katholisch, spanischer Mystiker, Dominikanerorden, Spanien, 16. Jahrhundert

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         Tabula hanc Aegypti.

      Frankfurt 1598 - Filippo Pigafetta, an Italian historian and traveler first published this 2 sheet map in his Relatione del reame di Congo in 1598. Pigafetta drew on the work of Duarte Lopes, a Portuguese explorer and introduced considerable new detail. This is one of the few early maps to make meaningful alterations to the geography of Africa. It changes the Ptolemaic conception of the sources of the Nile and indicates the location of lakes Victoria and Tanganyika in this respect. Condition: good, still in original 2 margin leaves. Margins vary from 14mm to first outside neat line. Laid down on Japanese paper backing.

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         Discorsi del signor Scipione Ammirato sopra Cornelio Tacito nuouamente posti in luce. Con due tauole. Vna de' Discorsi, e luoghi di Cornelio sopra i quali son fondati, l'altra delle cose più notabili.

      Per Filippo Giunti, In Fiorenza 1598 - In-4°, pp. (32), 564, (40), marca tipografica dei Giunti al frontespizio, carattere corivo romano, capilettera in xilografia. Bella legatura del secolo sucessivo in pieno vitello nocciola, dorso a cinque nervi con titolo e fregi in oro, ai piatti duplice cornice lineare in oro, al centro arma arcivescovile composta da uno scudo sormontato da Mitria, corona e Pastorale con in centro un serpente più volte ricurvo. Alcune mancanze alle cuffie, restauri integrativi all'angolo inferiore esterno del piatto superiore e all'angolo superiore esterno del piatto inferiore. All'interno buon esemplare, fresco. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Brief mit eigenh. U.

      Lorets [?], 1. Dezember 1598. - 2½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. Mit Adresse und papiergedecktem Siegel. An die Kammerräte der Vorder- und oberösterreichischen Lande in Sachen der "iüngst versprochnen dreytausent fünfhundert Gulden". - Der Sohn von Erzherzog Ferdinand von Österreich (1529-1595) und Philippine Welser war nach dem Tode seines Vaters als nicht voll erbberechtigter Abkömmling einer nichtstandesgemäßen Ehe seiner Eltern nebst einer reichlichen finanziellen Ausstattung auch mit einigen Besitzungen abgefunden worden. "Die bedeutendste war die Markgrafschaft Burgau, weitere die Landgrafschaft Nellenburg und die Grafschaft Hohenberg. Zeitgenossen berichten von einer prunkvollen Hofhaltung Karls auf Schloß Günzburg, seiner Residenz. Weniger beliebt war der Markgraf bei seinen Untertanen, welchen er den Weißbierkonsum verbot und bei den adligen Insassen der Markgrafschaft Burgau (unter anderem der Bischof von Augsburg, die Grafen Fugger und die Reichsstädte Ulm und Augsburg), welche er durch Zollerhöhungen und Streitereien über Herrschaftsrechte vergrätzte" (Wikipedia, Abfrage v. 23. III. 2003). - Stärker fleckig und mit einigen kleinen Papierdurchbrüchen in den Faltungen.

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         Greece,Anatolis,map,Ortelius a.,1603,cont.coloured

      Ortelius Abraham, 1527-1598 - Greece,Anatolis,map,Ortelius a.,1603,cont.coloured Coppermap, edited by Abraham Ortelius, Theatrum orbis terrarum, lat. edition anno 1603. Plate size: 350 x 498 mm., some cracs on left and right margins, but the contemporary full coloured surface of the map is ok. the centerfold is ok. Reference: vdB Nr. 215 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Wahrafter, klarer, eigentlicher Bericht von der weiten, wunderbarer und die bevor getaner Reiss oder Schiffahrt bis in Indien... Aus Niderlandische sprach in hochteutch bracht durch Conrad Lew

      Extremely rare relation on Houtman's expedition to the East Indies in 1595-97, prepared by a yet un-identified shipmate, and describing the first incursion into the Spice Trade in the region; originally published in Dutch: Verhael vande Reyse de Hollandtsche schepen gedaen near Oost Indien (1597), of which Muller says "Nous ne connaissons qu'un seul exemplaire du Verhael", almost unobtainable. This is possibly the first edition in German -and the earliest obtainable edition-, printed the same year as Reschedt's edition (different in size and collation), although priority has not been established. Cornelis de Houtman (1565 - 1599) was a Dutch sailor, explorer, and merchant, usher to the era of Dutch trading and settling in Indonesia; he was also the younger sibling to Frederik de Houtman. In the early 1590´s, Houtman visited Lisbon, aiming to procure as much information on the Spice Islands as possible; upon his return to Amsterdam he -along with other partners- founded the Compagnie van Verre, forerunner of the Dutch East India Company, with the purpose of stopping the monopoly held by Portugal over the spice trade in the East Indies. Wasting no time, the company funded an expedition led by Cornelis, including three heavily armed ships and almost 250 men, which set sail from Texel on April 1595, arrived in 1596 at the port of Bantam (Java). The voyage itself was not profitable, and humanly disastrous, only 87 men returned, the ulterior gain was much higher, it ushered the Dutch entry into the trade in the East Indies; the Compagnie van Verre, along with others, merged to form the Dutch East India Company. Houtman's voyage is now known for being the starting point of the Dutch spice trade and colonization of Indonesia. "The failure of the Barents expedition to open up a route to the East by way of the North East Passage led the Dutch to attempt reaching the East by way of the Cape Route. The Expedition consisting of 4 ships under the command of Cornelis Houtman arrived at Bantam in Java in 1596, where they tried to get a cargo of spices. But hostilities with the Portuguese arose and the fleet was compelled to sail on. The circumnavigation of Java was the first recorded attempt of this kind by any European vessel. Much knowledge of the regions later to become the exclusive territory of the Dutch resulted from the voyage." (Cox I, p.262). Shortly after the return of the expedition, several relations would be printed, included, most famously, that of Lodewijcksz Prima pars descriptionis itineris nabalis in itineris in Indiam orientalem, Diarum Nauticum sue vera description trium navigationum admirandarum. Tiele, pp. 122.

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        La Singolar maniera dell'imbrigliare, atteggiare, e ferrare cavalli. diviso in tre libri. Ne'quali sono tutte le figure à proposito, delle Briglie, de gli attenggiamenti, e de'ferri.

      Venezia, Vicenzo Somascho, 1598. - 4°, circa 21 x 15,5 cm. 4 ff., 146 pp., 7 ff., with printer s device and numerous full-page woodcuts (55 large, 24 smaller) 18th century full-calf with gilded spine "Mennessier de La Lance, I, 481; IT\ICCU\LIAE\000915. First edition of this richly illustrated work on horses, snaffles and other horse-gear like bridles, horseshoes etc. Added is a veterinary treatise on how to cure deseases or avoid harm. There are several pretty large woodcuts showing the workshop of a blacksmith, a riding instructor in an arena, all kinds of horse-gear etc. - BOUND WITH: 2. and 3. Grisone, Federico. Ordini di cavalcare, et modi di conoscere le nature de' cavalli. Aggiungevisi una scielta di notabili avvertimenti, per far eccellenti razze, & per rimediare alle infermita de' cavalli. 2 parts in 1 volume. Venezia, Muschio, 1590. 4°, circa 21 x 15,5 cm. 6 ff., 163 pp.; 70 pp., 7 (1 blank) ff., with 3 printer s devices and 51 full-page woodcuts. Mennessier de la Lance I, 581; this edition not in Adams and the BMC. A classic on horses and riding, first published in Naples in 1550 and reprinted up into the 17th century - "Un traite d'equitation et d'embouchures qui a obtenu un succes prodigieux, et qui a eu de tres nombreuses editions dans tout les langues de l'Europe" (Mennessier). One woodcut shows a horse and where it could have health issues, the others display different sorts of snaffles. " "- Some browning, upper margin waterstained throughout, somewhat heavier towards the end, only minor foxing, binding rubbed, corners and spine with some small repairs.

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