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        MILICIA Y DESCRIPCION DE LAS INDIAS

      Madrid, 1599. Small quarto. Early mottled calf, spine gilt, leather label. Minor wear to hinges and corners. Some soiling and wear on lower corners of last few index pages. Earlier library ink stamps. Very good. One of the most important Spanish works on the Indies and New World military organization in the 16th century. It is a tactical manual by a Spanish veteran of the colonial South American frontier and the brutal wars against rebellious native Americans, as well as a rich source of ethnographic and military detail. "The first manual of guerilla warfare ever published....he advocated for the Americas the creation of commando groups to carry out search-and-destroy missions deep within enemy territory for up to two years at a time" - Parker. This work served as both a guide to aid new arrivals in conquest, as well as a sometimes testy address to King Phillip II detailing Vargas Machuca's many services to the Crown, whom he felt never recognized him adequately for his service. The text is divided into four books, followed by a description of the Indies. The parts cover the following subjects: the qualities needed to lead, the preparation of soldiers and necessary materials, the duty of the soldier, and the settling of the land after conquest. It includes significant chapters on military medicine and natural history, though the real significance lies in the fact that "scattered throughout MILICIA INDIANA are unwitting fragments of indigenous and rural Spanish colonial history. Perhaps the main gap that this book helps to fill, if only partially, is the story of early and unconquered 'backcountry' New Granada" (Lane). Bernardo Vargas Machuca (ca. 1555-1622) was a Spanish soldier, born in Simancas. He took part in several campaigns in Old Granada and Italy before setting off for the Caribbean in 1578 to help chase down the famed pirate, Francis Drake. His first services in the New World are obscure, until he arrived in New Granada, present-day Colombia, in 1585, one of many re- conquistadors still hoping to find the golden city of El Dorado. While settled in New Granada he participated in many campaigns against rebellious natives, becoming known for his ruthless and quick-striking tactics, explained in this text. These included campaigns in present-day Peru and Bolivia, and Colombia. In 1595 he returned to Spain, hoping to capitalize on his service to obtain promotion. Despite his best efforts, including the publication of this book, Vargas Machuca was unable to secure an ENCOMIENDA or any other titles or appointments from King Phillip II. What positions he did manage to secure were in out-of-the-way locations relatively ignored by the Crown: one as paymaster of the three forts of Portobelo in Panama and later as governor of Margarita Island in the Caribbean. Both appointments were short-lived and ill-starred, and in the end, Vargas Machuca, both broke and indignant, made his way to court once again to seek another appointment. In keeping with his bad luck, he died suddenly in Madrid of an unknown illness, shortly after being appointed governor of Antioquia, one of New Granada's declining gold districts. The MILICIA INDIANA is thus a manual of Indian warfare, an appeal for promotion based on services, and a picture of the colonial New World at a time far less documented than the original conquest. The multiple bankruptcies of the Spanish Crown and the decline of bullion production from the Americas were leading the New World empire into a long, slow decline. It is this period of entropy, balanced by violent frontier conflict, that Vargas Machuca documents. The book is also a proposal: the Indian uprisings in colonial Chile, long a thorn in the side of the Spanish, had broken out again, and he hoped to be appointed governor-general there, to suppress the rebellion with the tactics described in the book. He did not get the appointment. Besides this book Vargas Machuca wrote COMPENDIO Y DOCTRINA NUEVA DE LA GINETA, SECRETOS Y ADVERTENCIAS DE ELLA, SENALES Y ENFRENAMIENTOS DE CABALLOS, SU CURACION Y BENEFICIO, a manual on horsemanship printed in Madrid in 1619; and DEFENSA DE LAS CONQUISTAS DE LAS INDIAS, an attack on Las Casas, which only survives in manuscript. This is the only copy of the present work to appear for sale since a copy sold at auction in 1967; Maggs asked £250 for a copy in 1927. As is usually the case, the final leaf with printing ornament is lacking, as is the portrait. A rare and interesting work on early warfare tactics against the natives of South America. Accompanied by the modern scholarly translation.

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        PHILIPPE DE MARNIX... (Portrait of Filips van Marnix).

      1599. "Portrait of Filips van Marnix (1540-1598) at the age of 59, in an oval with a Latin inscription. Above on the left is his coat of arms; above on the right an emblematic representation with the motto 'REPOS AILLEURS'. Filips van Marnix was a writer from the Southern Netherlands, also a politician and a cultivated advisor of William of Orange. Signed on the bottom left:'IDGheyn' (IDG monogrammed) and dated on the bottom right: 'Sc. 1599'"."Engraving on paper, trimmed to platemark; total: 100 x 80 mm; small damage on the top, left margin reinforced. Only state. Hollstein 320; Pass 5; W 5; Le Blanc 122; Muller 3445 PP01M (Marnix) [in black folders, E-I, by de Gheyn]"

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        Olai Magni Gothi archiepiscopi Vpsaliensis, Svetiæ et Gothiæ primatis. De gentibus Septentrionalibus historia. Sic in epitomen redacta, ut on minus clare quam breviter, quicquid apud Septentrionalis scitu dignum est, complectatur forster Ambergae.

      1599. (XXIV)+592 pages pp. With discrete old autografic name on endpaper and titelpage. Text e little browned and with some red underlinings, old note i one margain. Bound in a contemporary full vellum with old caligrafed titel on spine. With Lover corner on frontboarg damagede with some loss of app 4 cm2 vellum.. 14011403

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        THE BIBLE, that is, the holy Scriptures conteined in the Olde and Newe Testament, translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best translations in divers languages With most profitable Annotations upon all the hard places,

      London, printed by the Deputies of Christopher Barker, printer to the Queenes most excellent Maiestie, 1599.. and other things of great importance. 1599. 4to, approximately 215 x 160 mm, 8½ x 6¼ inches, engraved pictorial general title page with title within heart shaped centre enclosed by block border with symbols of the twelve tribes in order of age to the left, the twelve apostles to the right and an evangelist at each inner corner, Matthew and Mark above, separated by a dove, and Luke and John below, separated by a lamb, general letterpress title with small woodcut of crossing the Red Sea, dated 1599, divisional title page to Second Part of Old Testament, New Testament engraved title page with same border of tribes and apostles, dated 1599, maps and illustrations in the text of the Old Testament, plus 1 map in the New ( The Printer to the diligent Reader, with a map of the Holy Land to the verso), leaves numbered on rectos only: (4), 1-190, Genesis to Job; 1-127 Psalms to Malachi; (2), 3-121 New Testament; First and Second tables, dated 1599, Metrical Psalms (with title page but no imprint), followed by A Forme of Prayers and a Table for the number of Psalmes, pages (10), 93, (11). Bound in full mottled calf, expertly rebacked with original gilt ruled spine laid on, preserving gilt lettered morocco label, original endpapers. New leather visible at top and bottom of spine and hinges, neat small repairs to corners, couple of very small scrapes to covers, 2 small dark stains to first engraved title, 1 to margin, 1 to lower inner corner affecting edge of 1 image, occasional small stains to text and margins, not affecting legibility, mostly very clean, small closed tear to lower edge of 4th leaf of prelims, neatly repaired, on verso of 4th leaf the references to the Apocrypha and its books have been crossed through in old ink (Apocrypha not present ), very small chip to edge of 2 margins 1 with slight loss to sidenote, another to 1 lower corner with slight loss to sidenote, some upper margins trimmed, some fore-edges also, very close to sidenotes, all still legible, a little pale ink marking on 2 illustrations, a few pages very lightly age-browned, occasional very pale stain to lower half of pages, old scribble to blank margin of divisional title page, chapters of N. T. numbered in pale ink, inscription on blank opposite first page of Table and on blank verso of title to Metrical Psalms, a note at the end of the Table, note in margin of final page (table) all in old ink, last page has paper repair to tear in lower margin, pale age-browning throughout and occasional pale brown spots and a few very pale stains. Binding tight and firm. A very good complete copy. Geneva version with Tomson's N. T. , but with Francis Junius' Revelation. There are many editions with the date 1599. Ours is probably the earliest as it "abounds more than any others in gross errors: Song of Solomon v. 3, defile for put, ;Isaiah xxx. 32, beards for harps, xxxvi. 12, thing for dung". There is no Apocrypha in this copy, "the section containing the Apocrypha, though included in the list of books, was apparently omitted from all except a few copies. These Bibles were printed probably for English use in the Low Countries ... Perhaps printed at Amsterdam about 1599. Darlow and Moule Volume I, page 115, No. 188; Herbert, page 116, No. 248. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        THE BIBLE, that is, the holy Scriptures conteined in the Olde and Newe Testament, translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best translations in divers languages. With most profitable Annotations upon all the hard places

      London, printed by the Deputies of Christopher Barker, printer to the Queenes most excellent Maiestie, 1599.and other things of great importance. 1599. 4to, approximately 215 x 160 mm, 8½ x 6¼ inches, engraved pictorial general title page with title within heart shaped centre enclosed by block border with symbols of the twelve tribes in order of age to the left, the twelve apostles to the right and an evangelist at each inner corner, Matthew and Mark above, separated by a dove, and Luke and John below, separated by a lamb, general letterpress title with small woodcut of crossing the Red Sea, dated 1599, divisional title page to Second Part of Old Testament, New Testament engraved title page with same border of tribes and apostles, dated 1599, maps and illustrations in the text of the Old Testament, plus 1 map in the New ( The Printer to the diligent Reader, with a map of the Holy Land to the verso), leaves numbered on rectos only: (4), 1 - 190, Genesis to Job; 1 - 127 Psalms to Malachi; (2), 3 - 121 New Testament; First and Second tables, dated 1599, Metrical Psalms (with title page but no imprint), followed by A Forme of Prayers and a Table for the number of Psalmes, pages (10), 93, (11). Bound in full mottled calf, expertly rebacked with original gilt ruled spine laid on, preserving gilt lettered morocco label, original endpapers. New leather visible at top and bottom of spine and hinges, neat small repairs to corners, couple of very small scrapes to covers, 2 small dark stains to first engraved title, 1 to margin, 1 to lower inner corner affecting edge of 1 image, occasional small stains to text and margins, not affecting legibility, mostly very clean, small closed tear to lower edge of 4th leaf of prelims, neatly repaired, on verso of 4th leaf the references to the Apocrypha and its books have been crossed through in old ink (Apocrypha not present ), very small chip to edge of 2 margins 1 with slight loss to sidenote, another to 1 lower corner with slight loss to sidenote, some upper margins trimmed, some fore - edges also, very close to sidenotes, all still legible, a little pale ink marking on 2 illustrations, a few pages very lightly age - browned, occasional very pale stain to lower half of pages, old scribble to blank margin of divisional title page, chapters of N. T. numbered in pale ink, inscription on blank opposite first page of Table and on blank verso of title to Metrical Psalms, a note at the end of the Table, note in margin of final page (table) all in old ink, last page has paper repair to tear in lower margin, pale age - browning throughout and occasional pale brown spots and a few very pale stains. Binding tight and firm. A very good complete copy. Geneva version with Tomson's N. T. , but with Francis Junius' Revelation. There are many editions with the date 1599. Ours is probably the earliest as it "abounds more than any others in gross errors: Song of Solomon v. 3, defile for put, ;Isaiah xxx. 32, beards for harps, xxxvi. 12, thing for dung". There is no Apocrypha in this copy, "the section containing the Apocrypha, though included in the list of books, was apparently omitted from all except a few copies. These Bibles were printed probably for English use in the Low Countries ... Perhaps printed at Amsterdam about 1599. Darlow and Moule Volume I, page 115, No. 188; Herbert, page 116, No. 248. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Disquisitionum magicarum libri sex, quibus continetur accurata curiosarum artium, et uanarum superstitionum confutatio, utilis theologis, iurisconsultis, medicis, philologis.

      One of the two best known 16th-century treatises on magic, Disquisitionum magicarum libri sex was first printed 1599-1600 and is the magnum opus of Martin del Río (1551-1608), a Jesuit scholar. Amulets, incantations, demons, spells, alchemy, prophecy, divination, and many other topics are surveyed. The tome was designed as a ready reference book for priests and ecclesiastical judges. And yes, there are => sections on exorcism. This ediiton ("nunc secundus curis auctior longè, additionibus multis passim insertis: correctior quoq(ue) mendis sublatis") bears a title-page with a rather fascinating => engraved border composed of eleven vignettes, all portraying scenes from Exodus. The text is printed with side- and shouldernotes and has woodcut head- and tailpieces. Provenance: Stamps of two U.S. Redemptorist libraries (one in Ilchester, MD; the other in New York state).

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        A Learned Commendation of the Politique Lawes of England

      1599. Well-Annotated 1599 Edition of Fortescue's De Laudibus Fortescue, Sir John [1394?-1476?]. Mulcaster, Robert [16th. c.], Translator. A Learned Commendation of the Politique Lawes of England: Wherein, By Moste Pitthy Reasons and Evident Demonstrations, They are Plainely Proved Farre to Excell, As well the Civil Lawes of the Empire, As Also All Other Lawes of the World, With a Large Discourse of the Difference Betwene the Two Governements of Kingdomes, Whereof the One is Onely Regall, And the Other Consisteth of Regall and Politique Administration Conjoyned. Written in Latine by the Learned and Right Honorable Master Fortescue Knight, Lord Chauncellor of England, In the Time of King Henie the Sixt. And Translated into English by Robert Mulcaster. London: Printed by Thomas Wight, and Bonham Norton, 1599. [i], 132, [3] ff. Collates complete. English and Latin in parallel columns. Octavo (5-1/2" x 3-1/2"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, rebacked in period style with raised bands and lettering piece, endpapers renewed. Light rubbing to boards, corners bumped and somewhat worn. Moderate toning to text, light soiling to title page, inkstains to margins of a few leaves. Early owner signature, of J or I Ley, dated 1755, to head of title page, underlining and brief annotations throughout text, some affected slightly by trimming. An appealing copy. * Third edition with an English text. De Laudibus Legum Angliae, a history of English law, was written for the instruction of Edward, the young Prince of Wales. Cast in dialogue form, it demonstrates that the common law was the oldest and most reasonable legal system in Europe. It also compares the common and Roman systems and extols the superiority of a constitutionally limited monarch to an absolute monarch. De Laudibus was written around 1470 and first published (in Latin) in 1537. "Fortescue was a favorite among the old lawyers, and will be read with profit in modern times by those who are interested in the origin and progress of the Common Law" (Marvin). This was the first work to examine trial by jury and the Inns of Court at length. Marvin, Legal Bibliography 321. Beale, A Bibliography of Early English Law Books T359. English Short-Title Catalogue S102543.

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        La seconda [terza, quarta] parte delle relationi universali.

      Brescia, appresso la Compagnia Bresciana, 1599. - 4to. 3 parts in one vol. (8), 227, (1) pp. (12), 268 pp. (8), 112 pp. With 3 woodcut printer's devices to title pages and 9 engraved maps in the text of part one. 17th-century vellum mit ms. spine title. First Brescia edition. - Second, third and fourth volume of this famous geographical treatise by Giovanni Botero (1544-1617), with the map of Arabia on p. 173 and a map of Persia (including the north-eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula) on p. 133. Originally conceived as a statistical examination of the ecumenical propagation of Christianity, in subsequent editions the work gradually expanded until it formed a comprehensive repertory of anthropology and geography, with systematic accounts of the physical properties, demographics, economic resources, military power, and political constitution of all states of the world. - Wants the first part, which would have formed a separate volume (536 pp.). Vellum damaged at lower edge. Interior shows some browning with occasional worming to margins; a few contemporary marginalia. BM-STC Italian 122. Adams B 2559. Edit 16, CNCE 7301. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Isidro. Poema Castellano De Lope De Vega Carpio. Secretario Del Marqués De sarriá. En Que Se Escrive La Vida Del Bienaventurado Isidro, Labrador De Madrid y Su Patrón Divino.

      Luis Sánchez, En Madrid 1599 - Portada manuscrita en el siglo XIX - 13 folios, incluyendo retrato del autor y alegoría a San Isidoro, ambos grabados a plena página. (Falto de 3 hojas: la Portada, Tassa y Erratas) - 255 folios y 6 folios de 9, pues faltan las 3 hojas de "Libros y Autores que se citan para exornación de esta historia.". Papel con mácula en la mayoría de los folios sin afectar el buen tintaje. Solo a remarcar un agujero de menos de 1 cm. en el folio 169. Últimos 5 folios con una buena restauración en los vértices. Bien encuadernado en el siglo XIX a plena piel. =Relato poético, en quintillas, de la vida del santo patrón de Madrid. Fue la segunda obra compuesta por Lope. Palau 356318. =Ejemplar con pequeñas anotaciones manuscritas en las guardas posteriores por el escritor Azorín. Size: 8ºmenor [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUÀRIA]
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        Declaración de los siete Psalmos penitenciales.

      - Alcalá de Henares, Juan Iñiguez de Lequerica, 1599, 20,5 x 14,5 cm., pergamino, 16 hojas (la última blanca) + 142 + 95 + 116 + 154 folios + 8 h. (Numerosos errores de paginación. Buen ejemplar en primera edición de esta obra que fue reeditada varias veces a comienzos del Siglo XVII).

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        Institutionum dialecticarium libri octo,

      Coloniae, Gofuinum Cholinum, 1599 - 640 Seiten plus Index vorderer Buchdeckel fehlt, Titelseite nachgedunkelt und randrissig, weitere 10 Seiten angerändert, einige Seiten mit kleinen Wurmschäden an den Rändern, ohne Textverlust, wenige Randnotizen, Innendeckel bekritzelt la Gewicht in Gramm: 346

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        Epitome Thesauri Linguae Sanctae: Fr. Raphelengius compluribus locis auxit, emendauit, & appendicem dictionum Chaldaicarum addidit. Accessis hac editione index dictionum Latinarum, siue lexicon Latino-Hebraicum. [WIth:] Index Dictionum Latinarum. Quibus Hebraicae Chaldaicaeque voces in Eptome Thesauri Lingae Sanctae, & ad eam Appendice, explicantur.

      Christophorum Raphelengium, Leiden, Holland 1599 - Apparently the original binding, re-backed. [16], 495, verso of 495 is blank, blank leaf, [31] leaves, the last having a blank verso. =572 printed pages, plus end papers. Between each free end paper and the title pages are fragments of a vellum manuscript leaf. Hebrew-Latin language dictionary in double columns, paged from right to left. Pagninus was born in Lucca about 1470 and died in Lyons in 1541. In 1486 he joined the Dominican Order and entered the reformed Convent at Fiesoli, where one of his teachers was Savonarola. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Trois Dialogues de l' Exercice de Sauter, et Voltiger en l' Air

      chez Claude de Monstr'oeil, en la Cour du Palais 1599 Trois Dialogues de l' Exercice de Sauter, et Voltiger en l' Air. Avec les figures qui seruent à la parfaicte demostration et intelligence dudict Art. Par le Sr. Arghange, Tuccaro,de l' Abruzzo, au Royaume de Naples. Dedie' au Roy. Paris, chez Claude de Monstr'oeil, en la Cour du Palais, au Nom de Iesus,1599. In - 4°, pergamena coeva, con titolo in oro in tassello sul dorso, taglio dorato. 1 f. b., 4 ff. (=8 pp.), 197 ff. (=394 pp.), 1 f. b. con diversi errori di numerazione manca la tavola segn. OO che si trova soltanto in pochissimi esemplari; essa è fornita separatamente in fotocopia. L' opera è illustrata da 87 figure incise il legno a piena o mezza pagina raffiguranti salti o volteggi circensi. Esemplare ben conservato della rarissima edizione originale del più antico trattato di acrobazia e di uno dei più bei libri illustrati francesi del tempo. Brunet, V, 972 - 73: Ouvrage assez rare. Toole Statt, Circus and alliend arts, II, 1693: An early technical work on aerobatics, with accompanging wood engravings. Of this work Pierre Bost writes: Ces trois dialogues sont accompagnés d' images très précises, comme géométriques... Arcangelo Tuccaro, nato a L' Aquila, visse a Parigi presso la corte di Carlo IX, come insegnante di ginnastica. Il Re lo considerò il re dei volteggiatori.

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        Institutionum dialecticarium libri octo

      Coloniae, Gofuinum Cholinum, 1599.. 640 Seiten plus Index Kl.-8°, Pergament. vorderer Buchdeckel fehlt, Titelseite nachgedunkelt und randrissig, weitere 10 Seiten angerändert, einige Seiten mit kleinen Wurmschäden an den Rändern, ohne Textverlust, wenige Randnotizen, Innendeckel bekritzelt

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        The First Part of the Life and Raigne of King Henrie IIII. Extending to the end of the first yeare of his raigne

      London : John Wolfe, 1599 A good copy of this scarce work. The first edition of this work was published in 1599, and incurred the anger of Queen Elizabeth I, who had the work assessed by Francis Bacon to establish treasonous intent. John Hayward was imprisoned and second edition copies were destroyed. It was republished with the original 1599 title page in 1629 and it is likely that this copy dates from 1629 because it was published without frontispiece (which features in the late 1630's edition) and has an inverted 'e' in Teucer on the page following the title page. The half leather binding has marbled boards which look contemporary. The spine and leather corners are very worn but the book is currently sound. Page edges red. Internally: a neat ink handwritten history of the work has been written on the front pastedown (possibly 1700-1800's); free endpaper clean; title page; page entitled 'Illustrissimo & honoratissimo' (dedication to the Earl of Essex) with decorative initial capital; page of 'Faultes escaped in the Printing'; 'AP to the Reader' 4pp with decorative headpiece and initial capital; Text pp 1- 149 with decorative headpiece and tailpiece and initial capital; colophon; blank with small ink note to top - R644; free endpaper. Text is generally in good to very good condition - there is the occasional small mark and very light toning to paper. Size 18.6 x 14.5 cm. A nice copy.

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        Hebrais continens XII libros

      Argentori (Strasbourg): ex officina Jacobinia, 1599. Fine. ex officina Jacobinia, Argentori (Strasbourg) 1599, in 8 (17,5x11cm), (48) 383pp., relié. - Première édition posthume. Rare. Absent aux catalogues français, anglais et allemands. Page de titre rouge et noire. Un portrait. Brunet, II, 1400. Plein Vélin rigide d'époque. spine lisse à faux nerfs orné de 4 fleurons à froid. Filets d'encadrement sur les plats. Philipp Nicodemus Frischlin (1547-1590), humaniste, poète et astronome allemand (né à Erzingen) , il assuma diverses charges dont professeur de poétique à Tubingen et recteur de Laibach. Une vie de Frischlinus a été écrite en 1727 par C.H. Lange. En plus d'un ouvrage sur l'astronomie, Frischlin a rédigé de nombreux commentaires sur des auteurs latins, écrit des pièces de théâtre et de poésie. Ses oeuvres ont été régulièrement éditées en Allemagne. Cette édition a été établie et commentée par Martin Aichmann et Ulric Bollingen. Cette histoire des juifs en 12 livres prend pour modèle L'énéide de Virgile également en 12 livres. Frischlin y travailla jusqu'à sa mort et souhaitait que ce soit une oeuvre importante, tant pour les juifs que pour l'auteur lui-même. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Première édition posthume. Rare. Absent aux catalogues français, anglais et allemands. Page de titre rouge et noire. Un portrait. Brunet, II, 1400. Reliure en plein vélin rigide d'époque. Dos lisse à faux nerfs orné de 4 fleurons à froid. Filets d'encadrement sur les plats. Philipp Nicodemus Frischlin (1547-1590), humaniste, poète et astronome allemand (né à Erzingen), il assuma diverses charges dont professeur de poétique à Tubingen et recteur de Laibach. Une vie de Frischlinus a été écrite en 1727 par C.H. Lange. En plus d'un ouvrage sur l'astronomie, Frischlin a rédigé de nombreux commentaires sur des auteurs latins, écrit des pièces de théâtre et de poésie. Ses œuvres ont été régulièrement éditées en Allemagne. Cette édition a été établie et commentée par Martin Aichmann et Ulric Bollingen. Cette histoire des juifs en 12 livres prend pour modèle L'énéide de Virgile également en 12 livres. Frischlin y travailla jusqu'à sa mort et souhaitait que ce soit une œuvre importante, tant pour les juifs que pour l'auteur lui-même.

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        Poliorceticon sive De machinis, tormentis, telis, libri quinque. Ad historiarum lucem. Editio altera, correcta & aucta

      Antwerp / Antverpiae: Ex Officini Plantiniana, Apud Ioannem Moretum. 1599. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to, 1599, in 17th Century (?) plain buff vellum-colored heavy papercovered boards, 218 (6) pp. with 25 full page plates and 10 half page plates. Good to very good, light wear and soil to binding, contents a bit tanned throughout with occasional marginal damp stain tidemarks, otherwise clean, unmarked, collated complete.

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        Anatomia del cavallo, infermita, et suoi rimedii. Opera nuova, degna di qualsivoglia prencipe, & cavaliere, & molto necessaria à filosofi, medici, cavallerizzi, & marescalchi. Adornata di bellissime figure, lequali dimostrano tutta a'anatomia di esso cavallo.

      Venice, Gaspare Bindoni, 1599 - 2 vols in one, folio (338 x 230 mm), pp. [xxxvi] 295; [iv, including blank] 386 [30, including terminal blank], woodcut devices on titles, titles printed in red and black, with 64 full-page woodcut illustrations, manuscript correction on m1 recto (vol one) as in Mortimer; wormhole in blank margin of several gatherings, only occasionally touching a letter, a few gatherings very slightly browned, overall a very fresh, crisp, unpressed copy in contemporary parchment over pasteboards, spine worn. £30,000First edition, second issue, one of the great rarities in the history of medicine and zoology. It is the first book devoted exclusively to the anatomy of an animal, and is considered comparable to Vesalius' Fabrica, the illustrations of which strongly influenced those of Ruini. 'In thoroughness of treatment and beauty of illustration, Ruini's study of the horse set a pattern in zoological anatomy' (Dibner).'Occupying an isolated position is the splendid monograph on the Anatomy of the horse by Carlo Ruini of Bologna, published posthumously in 1599. It is the product not of a physician, nor of a professional veterinary surgeon, but of a lawyer. Nevertheless, it does for equine Anatomy a similar service to that which the Fabrica of Vesalius had done for human Anatomy; its truly magnificent figures need not fear comparison with those of Vesalius and of Eustachius, by the side of which they may be placed. The text is no less admirable than the figures; the description of the eye, ear, intestines, kidneys, and bladder being especially good. Ruini gives a clear account of the structure of the heart and of the mechanism of the pulmonary circulation. His book is the first devoted to the anatomy of an animal, and is one of the finest achievements of the heroic age of Anatomy' (Singer, The evolution of anatomy, p 153, with three plates reproduced).'At the hands of Ruini the subject of equine anatomy jumped at a single bound from the blackest ignorance to relative perfection, the degree of which it is difficult to exaggerate' (Sir Frederick Smith, The early history of veterinary literature).A total of 15 editions appeared between 1598 and 1769; the original blocks were only used for this first, and were then recut for the 1618 and subsequent editions. This issue differs from the first in having cancel titles dated 1599 and cancel dedication leaf. The remainder comprises the sheets of the Bologna 1598 printing. Bindoni changed the dedicatée from Cardinal Aldobrandini to César, Duke of Vendôme, natural son of Henri IV.Provenance: ownership inscription (crossed out) on title dated 1634; pencil annotation on front pastedown optimistically attributing the illustrations to Titian or Leonardo!Bird 2111; Dibner 186; Durling 3991 (all this issue); Garrison and Morton 285; Mortimer 448; Norman 1858; Cole, History of comparative anatomy p 83 et seq. (with 9 plates reproduced)

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        Tableaux hieroglyphiques pour exprimer toutes conceptions a la façon des A

      à Paris: Pour Abel Langelier, 1599. Fine. Pour Abel Langelier, à Paris 1599, In 4 (17x24cm), 112ff., relié. - New edition, after the original from 1583 by the same publisher. This edition contains a dedication to Sir Huraults Philippi, Vicomte de Cheverny, dated 1598 and bearing the name of the author. The title of the first edition was significantly different: Speeches aegyptiens hieroglyphics, emblems, deuises and arms. LIIII together. hieroglyphic paintings to express all concepts in the way of Aegyptiens by figures, and images of things, instead of letters. Auecques several interpretations of dreams & wonders. All by Englishman Peter. Parchment full contemporary. Smooth back silent. Cut the top of the title page of 1 cm. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition, après l'originale de 1583 chez le même éditeur. Cette édition contient une dédicace à Messire Philippes Hurault, Vicomte de Cheverny, datée 1598 et portant le nom de l'auteur. Le titre de la première édition était sensiblement différent : Discours des hieroglyphes aegyptiens, emblemes, deuises, et armoiries. Ensemble LIIII. tableaux hieroglyphiques pour exprimer toutes conceptions, à, la façon des Aegyptiens, par figures, images des choses, au lieu de lettres. Auecques plusieurs interpretations des songes prodiges. Le tout par Pierre l'Anglois. Reliure en plein Parchemin d'époque. Dos lisse muet. Découpe en tête de la page de titre sur 1 cm.

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        Historia del Sig. Orlando Malavolti, De? fatti, e Guerre de? Sanesi, cosi esterne come Ciuili. Seguite dall?Origine della lor Città, Fino all?anno M. D. L. V. Fra le quali si narra in che modo, e? n tempi si crearon quelle cinque fattioni, che domandan? Ordini ò Monti. Dove, secondo l?occasioni, vengon frapposte ancora più cose notabili, avvenute, e nell?Asia, e nell?Africa, Oltre a quelle d?Italia, e quali di tutta Europa. Con un Profilo, ò veduta della città di Siena, e con la descrittione del suo Stato. Al Serenissimo Gran Duca di Toscana.

      Venezia (ma Siena) Salvestro Marchetti, 1599. Tre tomi in un volume in 8vo grande, doppia antip. e doppio front. iniziali con marca tip. ?all?insegna della lupa?: front., 3 cc. n. n., sul verso della terza carta fa? da antip. al secondo front. il primo ritratto dell?A. che troviamo poi impresso anche sul verso della p. del secondo front.; 7 cc. n. n., 1 veduta incisa in rame, più volte ripieg., monogramma in bs. a ds. attribuito a Teodoro Gallo (s. d. ma 1599) raffigurante la città di Siena con al marg. sup. una raffigurazione della Sacra Famiglia Celeste con putti, e con al marg. inf. una breve storia della città, a seguire 1 carta più volte ripieg. raffigurante Parte dello stato Fiorentino, pp. 1555 totali ma interrotte (con la numerazione che pure ricomincia) dall?inizio della seconda parte, in cui troviamo una terza antip. e un terzo front. (che invece non sono contemplati all'inizio della terza parte); testatine all?inizio di ciascuna delle tre parti, capilettera all?inizio di ogni capitolo, tutto in xilografia. L'opera è divisa in 3 parti, ognuna delle quali ha front. proprio e titolo: ?Dell'Historia di Siena scritta da Orlando di M. Bernardo Malavolti gentiluomo sanese?. Legatura con l?originale pergamena riportata su piatti posteriori in cartonato, dorso mancante di un ultimo strato della pergamena ma con applicato l?originale tassello manoscritto, titolato e datato, parte del titolo ms. al taglio inferiore delle pagine. Le due tavole finali, come nella maggior parte degli esemplari conosciuti, non sono state inserite. Di questa opera fondamentale era stata pubblicata solo la prima parte nel 1574 (esposta alla Mostra della collezione Tiezzi Maestri a Chianciano e Firenze nel 2002). L?opera è citata dalla Bibliografia Storico - Ragionata del Moreni che dice appunto che ?fu ristampata in Venezia (ma Siena) nel 1599 per Silvestro Marchetti Libraio in Siena?, che ne critica alcune parti ma che la giudica altresì scritta tutta con precisione e acume d'ingegno. Malavolti Orlando (Storico, Siena, 1515 - 1596), di nobile famiglia senese; ricoprì varie cariche pubbliche prima e dopo la caduta della Repubblica e, tra l'altro, fu capitano del popolo (1569 e 1589). Compose questa pregevolissima storia della sua città, dalle origini alla conquista medicea. Rarissimo a trovarsi con le tavole. Esemplare non freschissimo, non esente da certi aloni di umido e da tracce di foxing ma ben impresso e con belle tavole.

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        Emblemata et Aliquot Nummi Antiqui Operis; Hadriani Junii Emblemata; & Centum Fabulae ex Antiquis Auctoribus delectae [3 volumes in 1]

      Published by Officina Plantiniana, apud Christophorum Raphelengium 159915961600, Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden] - , [8], 9-294, 299-352; [1], 3-54, 59-167; [1], 3-172. The first volume is dated 1599 and has quarta editio [fourth edition] printed on title page, with woodcuts throughout, and includes 82 of the 90 woodcuts of coins. The second volume is dated 1896 but has no edition stated, with numerous woodcuts. The third volume is dated 1600 but has no edition stated, with numerous woodcuts, all text in latin Quarta Editio [Fourth edition] , front board detached, binding light marked and scuffed, old repair at upper spine, bookplate of Thomas Charles of Maidstone on front pastedown, the first volume is lacking pages 295-298 (4 pages of coins), piece chipped from lower corner of page 247 with loss of some text, the second volume is lacking pages 55-58 [Emblemas 49-52], the third volume lacks the final page of text [173] but this text has been handwritten by a previous owner at the end, some pages have been printed misaligned and thus some text at upper page edges is missing, some pages lightly stained, book in fair condition , full brown calf with blindstamped border and corner designs, three raised bands at spine 11 x 7.5 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Catalogi Haereticorum Liber Septimus in quo maioristarum argumenta repetuntur et refutantur, cum assertione verae sententiae, quam catholica complectitur Ecclesia....

      Frankfurt, Saur für Kopf, 1599.. 8°, circa 17,2 x 10,5 cm. 859 SS., 2 Bll., mit 2 Druckermarken Pergament d. Zt., mit ornamentaler Blindprägung auf den Deckeln und am Schnitt unten. VD16 S 3038. In sich abgeschlossener siebenter Band der grossen Darstellung protestantischer Ketzermeinungen. Hier der Lehre des Lutheraners Georg Major (1502-1574) gewidmet, der sich besonders in der Diskussion um die Bedeutung guter Werke zur Erlangung der Seligkeit des Christen hervortat ("majoristischer Streit"). Major war Schüler Philipp Melanchthons und Theologieprofessor in Wittenberg. Gegen Nikolaus von Amsdorf behauptete er die Notwendigkeit guter Werke. - Gut erhalten, wenig gebräunt, Vorsatz mit kleinem Stempel, Titel mit kleinem Besitzvermerk. Etwas berieben, aber dekorativ gebunden.

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        Ioannis Marianae Hispani e socie Iesu de ponderibus et mensuris EDITION ORIGINALE

      Toleti(Tolède): Apud Thomam Gusmanium, 1599. Fine. Apud Thomam Gusmanium, Toleti(Tolède) 1599, in-4 (15,5x20,5cm), (4f.) 192pp., relié. - Contemporary binding in full vellum flaps. Smooth back with indications in pen. Center serving as scrappy game. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure de l'époque en plein vélin à rabats. Dos lisse présentant des indications à la plume. Tranchefil en partie décousu. Gardes en papier de réemploi. Par sa grande érudition, l'ouvrage devint rapidement une référence pour l'étude de la métrologie, qui est la science de la mesure et de ses applications. L'auteur, savant jésuite, y compare les valeurs des mesures romaines, grecques, hébraïques, et espagnoles à celles usitées à Tolède. De nombreux auteurs utilisèrent par la suite les applications réalisées par mariana pour leur propre pays.

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        Trois Dialogues de l' Exercice de Sauter, et Voltiger en l' Air. Avec les figures qui seruent à la parfaicte demostration et intelligence dudict Art

      chez Claude de Monstr'oeil, en la Cour du Palais, au Nom de Iesus 1599 Trois Dialogues de l' Exercice de Sauter, et Voltiger en l' Air. Avec les figures qui seruent à la parfaicte demostration et intelligence dudict Art. Par le Sr. Arghange, Tuccaro,de l' Abruzzo, au Royaume de Naples. Dedie' au Roy. Paris, chez Claude de Monstr'oeil, en la Cour du Palais, au Nom de Iesus,1599. In - 4°, pergamena coeva, con titolo in oro in tassello sul dorso, taglio dorato. 1 f. b., 4 ff. (=8 pp.), 197 ff. (=394 pp.), 1 f. b. con diversi errori di numerazione manca la tavola segn. OO che si trova soltanto in pochissimi esemplari; essa è fornita separatamente in fotocopia. L' opera è illustrata da 87 figure incise il legno a piena o mezza pagina raffiguranti salti o volteggi circensi. Esemplare ben conservato della rarissima edizione originale del più antico trattato di acrobazia e di uno dei più bei libri illustrati francesi del tempo. Brunet, V, 972 - 73: Ouvrage assez rare. Toole Statt, Circus and alliend arts, II, 1693: An early technical work on aerobatics, with accompanging wood engravings. Of this work Pierre Bost writes: Ces trois dialogues sont accompagnés d' images très précises, comme géométriques... Arcangelo Tuccaro, nato a L' Aquila, visse a Parigi presso la corte di Carlo IX, come insegnante di ginnastica. Il Re lo considerò il re dei volteggiatori.

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        Oldenburgische Chronicon. Das ist, Beschreibung der löblichen uhralten Grafen zu Oldenburg und Delmenhorst, etz. Von welchen die jetzige Könige zu Dennemarck und Herzogen zu Holstein entsprossen, sampt ihres Stammens ersten Ankunfft, Thaten, Regierung, Leben und Ende, mit künstlichen Brustbildern und Wappen gezieret, auffs aller fleissigste zusammen getragen, durch Hermannum Hamelmannum.

      - Oldenburg, Warner Berends Erben, 1599. Folio. Grav. titelblad,+ (84),+ 494,+ (16) s.+ dubbelsidig grav. plansch,+ 2 dubbelsidiga tryckta tabeller. Med 63 gravyrer i texten samt åtskilliga träsnitt, några helsides. Fuktrand i nedre hörn med fulare fläckar sid. 150-250, enstaka småfläckar, fläck med reva sid. 53-54, reva i nedre hörn s. 179, sid. 213-214 och 439-440. Samtida bläckanteckningar och understrykningar på sid. 410-411 om Daniel Rantzau. Blyertsanteckningar. Nött samtida pergamentband med svartpräglad rygg och dito pärmar, sydd lagning på bakre pärmen och småhål, med Oldenburg-Delmenthorsts vapen svartpräglat på fram- och bakpärmen, röda snitt. Med Katrina Rantzouws (Rantzau) namnteckning, daterad 1620, på frampärmens insida. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek, med Carl Jedvard Bondes exlibris. VD16 H407. Adams H30. Graesse III, 203. Carlander III, s. 564ff. Första upplagan av av denna fint illustrerade krönika över ätten Oldenburg, från vilken bl.a. det danska kungahuset härstammar. Herman Hamelmann (1526-95) var luthersk teolog och historiker. Efter hans död fortsattes arbetet och utgavs av Anton Hering och Hermann Neuwald. Det är den första boken som trycks i Oldenburg. Presentexemplar (?) med det Oldenburgsk-Delmenthorska vapnet svartpräglat inom ram på båda pärmarna. Namnteckningen kan tillhöra Catharine Rantzau (1590-1655) som gifte sig 1607 med Henrik Rantzau. Understrykningarna och anteckningarna i slutet rör Daniel Rantzau och det Nordiska sjuårskriget mellan Sverige och Danmark. Släkten Rantzau härstammar från Holstein och Daniel Rantzau (1529-69) ledde de danska trupperna under kriget.

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        Malta

      Bertelli Pietro 1599 - "Malta". Orig. copper-engraving by Pietro Bertelli. Published in "Theatrum Urbium Italicarum", Venice, ca. 1600. With a coat-of-arms and several ships. 12:17,5 cm.

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        Schlacht vor Las Palmas zwischen den Höllander und Spaniern im Jahre 1599 ('Tabella Topographica, in qua tota fere Canaria . Petri Dousae captsit ac direpta - A. Die Stadt Allagona').

      - Kupferstich v. Petri Dousae, dat. 1599, 20,5 x 28,5 Extrem seltener Einblattdruck! - Bibliographisch für uns nicht nachweisbar! - Unter der Ansicht von Las Plamas mit den Segelschiffen im Vgr. - Erklärungen von A-M. Canary Islands / Islas Canarias / (España / Spain): Las Palmas de Gran Canaria / Gran Canaria: Battle by Las Palmas between the Netherlands and Spain in the year 1599 ('Tabella Topographica, in qua tota fere Canaria . Petri Dousae captsit ac direpta - A. Die Stadt Allagona'), cooper-engraving from Petri Dousae, dat. 1599, 20,5 x 28,5 cm * Extremley rare! - Bibliography for us not detectable! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Compagnia della Lesina (Della famosissima). Dialogo, Capitoli e Ragionamenti con la giunta d una nuova Riforma, Additione, & Assottigliamento in tredici Punture della punta d essa Lesina. Alla quale s è rifatto il Manico in trenta modi, e dopo quelli in venti altri, venuti meno per l uso continuo de Fratelli. Appresso poi si danno cinquantacinque Ricordi di Filocerdo de Risparmiati, Et in fine tredici Spaghi di M.Uncino Tanaglia, & la Cassettina da riporvi la Lesina. Dove si tratta di nuovi & utilissimi precetti dati dalla Compagnia a suoi Massai: Con la Tavola delle cose più notabili. Raccolti dall Economo della Spilorceria

      appresso Girolamo Bordone, & Agostino Tradate (al colophon: per Pandolfo Malatesta Stampatore Regio Camerale), in Milano 1599 - Cartonato ottocentesco rivestito in carta marmorizzata con titolo oro su tassello in pelle al ds. (lievi tracce di usura ad una cerniera). Tagli gialli. Buon esemplare. Edizione cinquecentesca milanese censita da ICCU (n. 5312). Non in Melzi né in Westbury. 8vo (cm. 15), 8 cc.nn., 199 pp., 3 di 4 cc.nn., manca la carta bianca finale. Simbolo della Compagnia al frontis., fregi e alcuni grandi capilettera ornati e fig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        EL PEREGRINO INDIANO

      En Casa de Pedro Madrigal. Madrid. 1599. 15X11. 17h+347Folios+6h. Pergamino. 22h facsimiladas del principio y del final, completo. Errores de paginación de origen. Poema épico del criollo publicadas en España siglos XVI, XVII y una de las Obras mas importantes para una lectura política y socio - historica de la instrumentalización de la épica culta en tierras americanas. Completamente nulo en comercio. Ref 8.6 Biblioteca A.. 1ª Edición. Encuadernación de tapa blanda. Muy bien.

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        Acta Ecclesiae Mediolanensis. A. Carolo Cardinali S. Praxedis archiepiscopo condita, Federici Carol. Borromaei archiepiscopi iussu undiquae diligentius collecta, & edita

      Ex Officina Typographica Pacifici Pontij 1599 Rara edizione originale degli atti e decreti pastorali raccolti da San Carlo Borromeo, fatta pubblicare dal cugino Federico Borromeo. 2 voll. in folio con numerazione contiua, c.nn. 6(di cui la quinta bianca) p. 1 - 808; secondo frontespizio, p. 811 - 1273, b.cb. 3 tabelle f.t. ripiegate, c.nn. 106 di indici. L'opera è divisa in otto parti: Concili provinciali, Sinodi diocesani. Editti vari, Istruzioni varie, Istituzioni e regole di vario genere, Tabelle, Lettere pastorali, Formule varie. Esemplare eccellente con ampi margini (timbri d'appartenenza e dismissione di biblioteca ai risguardi). Legatura coeva in pergamena, con nervature e titoli calligrafici al dorso (alcune mende). (Adams, M 1439; Predari e Graesse riportano edizioni succesive).

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        EL PEREGRINO INDIANO

      En Casa de Pedro Madrigal. Madrid. 1599. 15X11. 17h+347Folios+6h. Pergamino. 22h facsimiladas del principio y del final, completo. Errores de paginación de origen. Poema épico del criollo publicadas en España siglos XVI, XVII y una de las Obras mas importantes para una lectura política y socio - historica de la instrumentalización de la épica culta en tierras americanas. Completamente nulo en comercio. Ref 8.6 Biblioteca A.. 1ª Edición. Encuadernación de tapa blanda. Muy bien.

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        La seconda [terza, quarta] parte delle relationi universali.

      Brescia, appresso la Compagnia Bresciana, 1599.. 4to. 3 parts in one vol. (8), 227, (1) pp. (12), 268 pp. (8), 112 pp. With 3 woodcut printer's devices to title pages and 9 engraved maps in the text of part one. 17th-century vellum mit ms. spine title.. First Brescia edition. - Second, third and fourth volume of this famous geographical treatise by Giovanni Botero (1544-1617), with the map of Arabia on p. 173 and a map of Persia (including the north-eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula) on p. 133. Originally conceived as a statistical examination of the ecumenical propagation of Christianity, in subsequent editions the work gradually expanded until it formed a comprehensive repertory of anthropology and geography, with systematic accounts of the physical properties, demographics, economic resources, military power, and political constitution of all states of the world. - Wants the first part, which would have formed a separate volume (536 pp.). Vellum damaged at lower edge. Interior shows some browning with occasional worming to margins; a few contemporary marginalia. - BM-STC Italian 122. Adams B 2559. Edit 16, CNCE 7301.

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        Sammelband mit 3 Titeln, wobei die beiden ersten Titel (Statius-Text sowie Abhandlungen etc. zu Statius von Bernaerts) zusammen verkauft wurden. 1. Publius Papinius Statius: P. Statii Papini Opera quae extant, Ioh. Bernartius ad libros veteres recensuit & scholiis illustravit; 2. Jan Bernaerts: Ioh. Bernarti(i) Ad P. Stati(i) Papini(i) Thebaidos et Achilleidos, scholia, Ad Sylvadum libros, notae. In quibus & aliorum scriptorum varii loci illustrantur & explicantur; 3. Jan Bernaerts: Ioh. Bernarti(i), Ad Stati(i) Papini(i) Sylvarum libros, commentarius. In quo cum aliorum scriptorum, tum praecipue antiquorum patrum & iurisconsultorum varii loci illustrantur & explicantur. Jeweils 1. Druck bzw.1. Druck der Statius-Editon von Bernaerts. 3 Teil

      Antwerpen, Plantin und Moretus (Ex Officina Plantiniana, apud Ioannem Moretum), 1595 u. 1599. - 429(1) S., 1 Bl., 169(1) S., 3 Bll., 2 Bll., 130 S., 4 Bll. Mit 3 Holzschnittdruckermarken (jeweils auf dem Titel) sowie im 1. Titel zusätzlich mit Holzschnittdruckermarke auf separatem Blatt am Schluß des Bandes. 8°, Pergament der Zeit mit etwas Blindprägung (Rücken mit 5 Doppelfileten und 4 Lilienfleurons, Deckel mit dreifachen Fileten, 4 Lilieneckfleurons und zentralem, rautenförmigen Fleuron). Einband etwas berieben; hinterer Deckel etwas gewölbt; Innendeckelbezüge (Spiegel) und Vorsätze mit etwas Papierverlust im Bereich des Bundes durch Wurmfraß; erste Bll. mit winzigem Wurmgang im Bundsteg; leicht stockfleckig und gebräunt; vereinzelt etwas tinten- oder fingerfleckig; erste Bll. des 1. Titels in Fuß- und Seitensteg etwas wasserfleckig; die letzten 4 Bll. des letzten Titels angerändert (kleine Randausrisse, Randknickspuren - kein Textverlust); einige Tintenunterstreichungen und Tintenmarginalien von alter Hand; Vorsätze und Spiegel mit Eintragungen von alter und älterer Hand; 2 alte Besitzvermerke auf dem Titelblatt des 1. Titels. Die ersten beiden Titel, gedruckt 1595, wurden zusammen verkauft, während der 3. Titel wohl eine Art Ergänzungsband zu dieser Statius-Edition Bernaerts darstellt. Jan Bernaerts (1568-1601); flämischer Jurist, Historiker und Philologe aus Mechelen (Malines); Schüler von Justus Lipsius (Joost Lips). Zum 1. und 2. Titel: Graesse VI, 480/ Adams II, S 1677/ BM STC: Dutch Books, 193; zum 3. Titel: Adams I, B 747. LA

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        Il gimnasta in pratica ed in teorica. Dialogo tra Professori dell'Academia Gimnastica de' gran Saltatori di Parigi, e Londra. Colla spiegazione di tutti i Salti, tanto antichi, che moderni, rappresentati ne' più riguardevoli Teatri dell'Europa; ed ultimamente per intermezzo con l'Opera nel Carnevale del 1753, nel Teatro Giustiniano di S. Mose di Venezia

      Edizione originale, molto rara. In 12°, p. (24)47,b. Bella antiporta con il ritratto del Principe dell'Accademia de' saltatori, Diego Secondo de' Rossi. Capilettera xilografici. Giustiniano Borassatti è lo pseudonimo di Giovanni Battista Rossi. Legatura coeva in cartoncino floscio marmorizzato. (Cicognara, 1599 "Libretto singolare e pieno di notizie utilissime per rompersi il collo").

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        Disquisitionum magicarum libri sex, in tres tomos partiti. Tomus primus.

      Louvain, Gerardus Rivius, 1599.. circa 21 x 16,4 cm. 10 ff., 101 pp., 7 ff.; 102-374 (recte 393) pp, 9 ff. Contemporary full calf with richly gilt spine and gilt armorial supralibros on both covers. Adams D-242; Caillet no 2967; De Bakker-S. II-1898. Rare second edition of one of the most influential works on magic, demons and witchcraft and their repression at the end of the 16th century. The Jesuit, Martin Delrio (1561-1608) took part as a judge in the dreadful "Bloedraad" (Blood Council) created by the Duke of Alba in the Netherlands to impose Catholicism and watch over the right execution of religious duties. Delrio was well informed about occult sciences and supposed witchcraft as part of his profession was to establish criteria by which to decide if an individual accused of necromancy or black magic was guilty. - This is the first volume only, containing the books 1 and 2. - From the famous library of the French historian, politician and great bibliophile Jacques-Auguste de Thou (1553-1617) with his arms and those of his first wife Marie Barbancon on both covers. The spine shows the combined initials "I A" with "M" for Jacques-Auguste and Marie. - Some browning, only few quires heavier browned, mostly clean, just little spotting. Binding rubbed and apparently with few, older, well executed repairs to the covers that were probably rubbed and are coloured in few parts. Very decorative.

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        America

      Venice 1599 - Engraved map.34x 23,5 cms.Fine crisp impression.Black and white. rare map based on Lorenzo di Anania´s map of 1582.The map adpted some characteristics of the Ortelius map (South America bulge on the west coast).Other maps like Botero(1595) and Magini(1596) adapted this basic appearance. It is represented a strait between the southern continent that is attached to New Guinea and South America. Ref: Burden 93.

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        Philostrate de la vie d’Apollonius Thianeen par B. de Vigenere, Bourbonnois.

      Chez Abel L’Angellier, Paris 1599 - First Blaise de Vigenère edition. Small 4to. ff. [4], 299. With an engraved vignette profile of Apollonius of Tyana on the title page. Text is decorated with woodcut initials. Bound in original full period calf with a gilt oval medallion center piece stamped on both front and rear covers. Re-backed preserving large portions of the original spine. The binding is well rubbed and shows lumpiness, discoloration and general wear. The leather contains areas of modern restoration and patching; the corner tips of the boards are carefully repaired. The gilt border lines (running along the edges of the front and rear covers) are also partially restored. Interior pages are generally clean but show occasional light spotting and toning; some periodic minor worming in the lower and inner margins is also present. The inside front cover displays the book plate of bibliographer Roger de Quiriele (1848-1924). This is the first French edition of Flavius Philostratus’s biography of Apollonius of Tyana, a first century CE neo-Pythagorean philosopher and wandering mystic. Apollonius’s extensive travels to Nineveh, Babylon and India are described as well as his studies with the Magi and the Brahmans. Apollonius was renowned for his prophesying and healing powers. In Rome he supposedly raised the body of a noble woman from the dead. Many supernatural stories are recorded concerning wizards, demons and spirits – i.e. in Corinth Apollonius saved his friend Menippus from marrying a demoness (empusa). Utilizing surviving sources, Philostratus produced his work at the request of Julia, wife to the Roman emperor Septimius Severus (ruled 193-211 ce). Although Apollonius is mentioned by several ancient authors, Philostratus’s work remains the only surviving full biography. Translated from the Greek (into French) by Blaise de Vigenère (1523-1596), a French diplomat, cryptographer, alchemist and translator. Uncommon edition. [BM STC French, p. 350; Cioranesco 21751; Not in Adams. Caillet, De Guaita, Dorbon-Aine and Schweiger only mention the 1611 edition]. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Philostrate de la vie d'Apollonius Thianeen par B. de Vigenere, Bourbonnois.

      Paris Chez Abel L'Angellier 1599. First edition First Blaise de Vigenere edition. Small 4to. ff. [4], 299. With an engraved vignette profile of Apollonius of Tyana on the title page. Text is decorated with woodcut initials. Bound in original full period calf with a gilt oval medallion center piece stamped on both front and rear covers. Re-backed preserving large portions of the original spine. The binding is well rubbed and shows lumpiness, discoloration and general wear. The leather contains areas of modern restoration and patching; the corner tips of the boards are carefully repaired. The gilt border lines (running along the edges of the front and rear covers) are also partially restored. Interior pages are generally clean but show occasional light spotting and toning; some periodic minor worming in the lower and inner margins is also present. The inside front cover displays the book plate of bibliographer Roger de Quiriele (1848-1924). This is the first French edition of Flavius Philostratus's biography of Apollonius of Tyana, a first century CE neo-Pythagorean philosopher and wandering mystic. Apollonius's extensive travels to Nineveh, Babylon and India are described as well as his studies with the Magi and the Brahmans. Apollonius was renowned for his prophesying and healing powers. In Rome he supposedly raised the body of a noble woman from the dead. Many supernatural stories are recorded concerning wizards, demons and spirits - i.e. in Corinth Apollonius saved his friend Menippus from marrying a demoness (empusa). Utilizing surviving sources, Philostratus produced his work at the request of Julia, wife to the Roman emperor Septimius Severus (ruled 193-211 ce). Although Apollonius is mentioned by several ancient authors, Philostratus's work remains the only surviving full biography. Translated from the Greek (into French) by Blaise de Vigenere (1523-1596), a French diplomat, cryptographer, alchemist and translator. Uncommon edition. [BM STC French, p. 350; Cioranesco 21751; Not in Adams. Caillet, De Guaita, Dorbon-Aine and Schweiger only mention the 1611 edition]. Hardcover.

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        [The Great Voyages in Latin] Americae Pars VII [and] Americae nona et postrema pars

      Two vols. Frankfurt: Main, 1599 & 1602. Two vols. in one, 4to, (Part 7) (2, map), (2, title) 3-62, (2, blank); (Part 9) (8, title, dedication, Lectori Benevolo), 1-362, (2, blank), (2, title) 25ff. of plates, (2, title) 3-56, (2, title), 3-100, (2, title) 14ff. of plates, (2, blank). Straits of Magellan map from Part 9 bound before title of Part 7, Idaea Vera et Genuina bound before Relatio historica. General titles with elaborate engraved borders, modern tree calf, some heavy browning. First editions in Latin from De Bry?s Great Voyages, praised by Boise Penrose as "the cornerstone of every library of Americana." Part 7 is a translation of Schmidel's account of his journey to Argentina and Paraguay (1567). Part 9 comprises translations of Acosta?s important work on the Indians of Mexico and Peru Historia Natural y Moral De Las Indias (1590), Potgieter?s journal from de Weert?s voyage through the Straits of Magellan (1600), and van Noort?s circumnavigation of the globe (1601). Each account is illustrated with highly detailed, and highly influential copper-plate engravings, devised, with artistic license, from eyewitness accounts: ?[These engravings] were the first serious attempt to illustrate the literature of the New World with any degree of accuracy. It is hard to overstress their importance to the European audience, for they established the iconographic program of the Americas? (Elizabeth H. Boone, 1989). De Bry died in 1598, and the publication of his illustrated series of voyages was continued by his widow and sons, who issued parts seven, eight, and nine. Brunet I p.1329 & 1331. Sabin 8784.

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        Commentaria in constitutiones seu ordinationes regias: non solum iuris studiosis, verum etiam pragmaticis vtilissimi. In quibus facilis ad praxim curiarum Franciae via, & iurium intellectus explicatur, qui in tractatus in sequenti pagina enumeratos distribuuntur, / authore Do. Petro Rebuffo de Montepessulano, iurium doctore, & comite, ac in suprema parlamenti Curia aduocato

      Lugduni [Lyon]: Apud Haeredes Gulielmi Rovillii (Guillaume Rouille), 1599. Contemporary marbled boards, spine of tawed sheepskin, sprinkled edges (somewhat worn). IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. Large folio. 3 volumes in one. A-Az6 AA-EE6 FF8 GG-III6 KKK8 (including Dd6 and KKK8, both blanks), COMPLETE. 952 + 60 ff. Scarce: OCLC Worldcat locates only three copies in the U.S. (Univ. Chicago, Univ. Iowa, Univ. Kansas). - Not in Adams. In Julian Franklin's opinion, Rebuffi exemplifies a phase in French political thought when "the constitutionalist interpretation of the powers of the King was not so much denied as tactfully passed over." Quentin Skinner describes Rebuffi as "the outstanding legist" of a generation "beginning to write in an almost unyielding style." Questions arising from royal legislative acts drew from Rebuffi the "Commentaria in constitutiones seu ordinationes regias" which he dedicated in 1549 to the Chancellor Francois Oliver. Few of his contemporaries could match the depth of this volume, and fewer still its scope, which encompassed some of the most vexed and sensitive legal questions of the day. * Rebuffi (Montpellier 1487 - Paris 1557) was one of the most famous legal scholars of his day. After teaching law at Toulouse, Cahors and Bourges, he was appointed professor of Canon Law by Francois I. In the present edition, the various parts each have a special title page, although the pagination and register are continuous: Tractatus de litteris obligatoriis regio sigillo, Tractatus de chirographorum and cedularum recognitione, Tractatus de sententiis praejudicialibus, De sententiis executoriis, De evocationibus utilis, De litteris civilibus, De supplicationibus. In each treatise the the royal ordinances are quoted entirely in French; Rebuffi's commentaries appear in Latin. * The book was beautifully printed by the heirs of Guillaume Rouille (d. 1589) with the device of the master-printer on the title page: an eagle displayed atop a globe on a pedestal, flanked by serpents with enknotted tails. * PROVENANCE: the Sunderland copy (sale of the Bibliotheca Sunderlandiana, Puttick & Simpson, 1882, Fourth Portion, lot 10560) -- subsequently in the now-defunct Theological Institute of Connecticut (with blindstamps). * Literature: Howell A. Lloyd, "Constitutional Thought in Sixteenth-Century France: The Case of Pierre Rebuffi" (in: French History, VIII:3 [1994]). Not in BMC French.

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        Commentaria in Universam Philosophiam Aristotelis, una cum quaestionibus quae a gravissimis viris disputari solent Auctore F Didaco Masio, valentino, Ordinis Praedicatorum Tomus Secundus

      Valencia: Valentiae: apud Petrum Patricium Mey, 1599. 4to.; portada, 765 pp. [de la página 721 a la página 1486] mas 13 hs. Encuadernación de la época en pergamino. Tomo segundo sólamente de la primera edición, muy rara, de uno de los más interesantes textos filosóficos del Siglo XVI, obra del dominico castellonense, figura capital del neoescolasticismo hispánico y autor en 1587 de una famosísima «Disputatio» metafísica sobre el Ente y sus Propiedades, llamada a trastornar agudas mentes, hoy finalmente traducida al castellano.

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        A Discourse of the Preservation of the Sight: of Melancholike diseases; of Rheumes, and of Old Age. Composed by M. Andreas Laurentius, ordinaire Phisition to the King, and publike professor of phisicke in the Universitie of Mompelier. Translated out of French into English, according to the last Edition by Richard Surphlet, practitioner in phisicke [Bound after:] The Haven of Health ... by Thomas COGAN ... London, 1612

      London: Imprinted by Felix Kingston, for Ralph Iacson, dwelling in Paules Church yard at the signe of the Swan, 1599. First edition in English. [16], 194., [2, blank] pp. 8vo. Early seventeenth-century full calf, professionally rebacked in period style, covers blindstamped with blind ruled border and central dyed circular stamp. Later (19th-century) re-casing and endsheets. 8 pp. ms in contemporary hand recording medicinal recipes on front blanks, and 1-1/2 pp. at rear (1/2 of last leaf torn away); early inscription on first title, a few ms. markings throughout; some old stains. Overall, very good. First edition in English. [16], 194., [2, blank] pp. 8vo. Melancholy and Old Age in Elizabethan England. First edition in English of a very early text on ophthalmology by the French physician and anatomist du Laurens (1558-1609), one-time physician to Henri IV and Marie de Medici, and author of one of the most widely disseminated anatomies of his day, HISTORIA ANATOMICA (1600). Even more popular was this earlier treatise on vision, eyesight, depression, and old age. "Intended for a lay audience, the work went through more than twenty editions, and was translated into English, German, Latin, and Italian." (DSB VIII: 54). The book is divided into four Discourses, treating Sight, Melancholy, Rheumatism and Old Age. The popularity of du Laurens' work - particularly his vivid discussions of melancholy and aging (e.g., the Five Ages of Man) - doubtless played a role in shaping Renaissance notions of madness, melancholy and old age, themes forming the backdrop of some of Shakespeare's most powerful plays. Indeed, one sure indication of the importance of Du Laurens' work toward an understanding of Shakespeare, is the fact that a facsimile of this book was published for the Shakespeare Association by H. Milford, Oxford University Press, in 1938 (Shakespeare Association facsimile no. 15). No copy has been recorded at auction for over 30 years. Like du Laurens, Cogan (1545-1607) was a practicing physician and a follower of Galen, and in 1595 he presented Galen's works and other medical books to the library of Oriel, where he became a fellow in 1563. His THE HAVEN OF HEALTH, MADE FOR THE COMFORT OF STUDENTS, was first published in 1584, followed by editions of 1588, 1596, 1605, and here in 1612 ("corrected and augmented"); it also contains a chapter on the plague which struck Oxford in 1588.

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        Sphera del Universo,

      Juan Herrera, Madrid 1599 - 4to. (14), fol. 1-271, (1). Woodcut of the arms of Don Luys Faxardo on the title page. Full vellum, ties, manuscript spine title Illustrated with woodcuts, including several full page plates of the sphere of Ivan Sacrobosco, another illustrating both solar and lunar eclipses, and a large woodcut of the solar system showing the earth in the center and the sun revolving in an orbit between Venus and Mars. This title is somewhat bibliographically confusing in that the preliminaries differ from copy to copy, and the title page is sometimes typeset, sometimes with the shield of Don Luys. Palau (271732) remarks that the author may have spoiled some of the early leaves by not including his frontispiece ("Es debido a que el autor inutilizó las primeras hojas por no haber incluido su retrato."), and by substituting 18 new leaves. This copy lacks p2, the frontispiece, as is frequently the case; but the leaf with the Sonnet of Lope de Vega (obverse) and the Licenciado Camarino (reverse) is present here, though not so in other copies. Joannes de Sacrobosco, a scholar-astonomer at the University of Paris, published his work on the Sphere about 1230, which gives a readable account of the Ptolemaic universe and contains a clear description of the earth as a sphere. Even though Copernicus was formulating his ideas of a heliocentric solar system in the mid 1500's, this concept was apparently not yet considered the norm. This is a very good copy: folio 74 has a closed and neatly mended horizontal tear (no loss) and folio 104 has a repair of a closed marginal tear on the bottom,affecting only the bottom border and not the image of the sphere on its reverse.Palau 271732. Rare. Text in Spanish. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sphera del Universo

      Madrid: Juan Herrera, 1599. First edition.. Hardcover. Near fine. 4to. (14), fol. 1-271, (1). Woodcut of the arms of Don Luys Faxardo on the title page. Full vellum, ties, manuscript spine title Illustrated with woodcuts, including several full page plates of the sphere of Ivan Sacrobosco, another illustrating both solar and lunar eclipses, and a large woodcut of the solar system showing the earth in the center and the sun revolving in an orbit between Venus and Mars. This title is somewhat bibliographically confusing in that the preliminaries differ from copy to copy, and the title page is sometimes typeset, sometimes with the shield of Don Luys. Palau (271732) remarks that the author may have spoiled some of the early leaves by not including his frontispiece ("Es debido a que el autor inutilizó las primeras hojas por no haber incluido su retrato..."), and by substituting 18 new leaves. This copy lacks p2, the frontispiece, as is frequently the case; but the leaf with the Sonnet of Lope de Vega (obverse) and the Licenciado Camarino (reverse) is present here, though not so in other copies. Joannes de Sacrobosco, a scholar-astonomer at the University of Paris, published his work on the Sphere about 1230, which gives a readable account of the Ptolemaic universe and contains a clear description of the earth as a sphere. Even though Copernicus was formulating his ideas of a heliocentric solar system in the mid 1500's, this concept was apparently not yet considered the norm. This is a very good copy: folio 74 has a closed and neatly mended horizontal tear (no loss) and folio 104 has a repair of a closed marginal tear on the bottom,affecting only the bottom border and not the image of the sphere on its reverse. Palau 271732. Rare. Text in Spanish.

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        Les Ans ou Reports del raigne du Roye Edward le quart, nouelment reuieu et corrigee en diuers lieux ouesque vn table perfect des choses notables contenus en ycel Auxy vous aues in cest impression les cases icy referres al abridgement de Brooke, & as auters lieurs del common ley

      Londini (London): In aedibus Thomae Wight & Bonhami Norton., 1599 [i], 10, 29, 28, 44, 8, 12, 32, 25, 53, 19, 11, 21, 10, 8, 33, 12, 8, 30, 10, 19, 84, 51, [40] ff. Reliure moderne en cuir, dos à 6 nerfs. Reliure en parfaite condition. Nombreuses notes manuscrites d'époque, pages légèrement brunies sur les bords, autrement en très bonne condition. Photos disponibles sur demande. RARE. // Modern binding, full leather, 6 raised bands. Binding in perfect condition. Numerous contemporary manuscripts notes. The pages are lightly browned on the edges, otherwise in very good condition. Photos available upon request. SCARCE.

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        Les Ans ou Reports del raigne du Roye Edward le quart, nouelment reuieu et corrigee en diuers lieux. ouesque vn table perfect des choses notables contenus en ycel. Auxy vous aues in cest impression les cases icy referres al abridgement ... (Truncated)

      In aedibus Thomae Wight & Bonhami Norton., 1599, Cuir / Leather, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Edition originaleFull Book Title: Les Ans ou Reports del raigne du Roye Edward le quart, nouelment reuieu et corrigee en diuers lieux. ouesque vn table perfect des choses notables contenus en ycel. Auxy vous aues in cest impression les cases icy referres al abridgement de Brooke, & as auters lieurs del common leySize: 23cm x 33cm, [i], 10, 29, 28, 44, 8, 12, 32, 25, 53, 19, 11, 21, 10, 8, 33, 12, 8, 30, 10, 19, 84, 51, [40] ff. Reliure moderne en cuir, dos ? 6 nerfs. Reliure en parfaite condition. Nombreuses notes manuscrites d'?poque, pages l?g?rement brunies sur les bords, autrement en tr?s bonne condition. Photos disponibles sur demande. RARE. // Modern binding, full leather, 6 raised bands. Binding in perfect condition. Numerous contemporary manuscripts notes. The pages are lightly browned on the edges, otherwise in very good condition. Photos available upon request. SCARCE, Livre

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        L'histoire des histoires, avec l'Idee de l'histoire accomplie. Plus le dessein de l'histoire nouvelle des Francois

      Paris: Pierre Mettoyer pour Jean Houze, 1599. Two parts in one volume with 8 pp. appendix (sometimes called three parts), early owner's occasional marginalia including some notes to the title page, later owner's name on front endpaper of one Lord Riberpre; a very attractive copy in seventeenth-century red morocco, gilt. The idea of "discovery" as fundamental to the history of the world. First edition, rare, one of the first works on historiography in French.La Popeliniere (circa 1541-1605) was one of the most innovative historians of his age. His most interesting work was as a speculative geographer with a particular focus on French colonisation of the "unknown" or "australe" land. He was a foundation writer on the subject of French utopian settlement in the then only vaguely theorised southern hemisphere, and is even thought to have mounted the first genuine attempt to found such a colony, sailing from La Rochelle in May 1589 with three tiny ships. John Dunmore writes that they 'got no further than Cap Blanc in West Africa, where dissensions and dispondency made him abandon the expedition and return to France.' (French Explorers in the Pacific, I, p. 196). His two major works on the subject are Les Trois Mondes (1582) and L'Amiral de France (1584).The present work was published in 1599 and seeks to understand the process and meaning of the writing of history in terms of his belief in "discovery" with, as a secondary thesis, a reimagining of modernity as superior to the classical era (contra much of Renaissance thought) precisely because so much of the known world was being revealed. As with all of his works, a recurrent theme is his painful awareness that the French were not making the same commitment to discovery as the Spanish and, more recently, the Dutch, and it has several observations on Mexico and the Americas, and the Indies, testament to his ongoing belief in the necessity for more voyages of exploration. La Popeliniere's sense of being marooned in France while other countries pressed on to make new discoveries was his idée fixe and, in 1604, already in his 60s, he was writing to friends to try and get an appointment with the VOC; it is interesting to speculate as to just what he would have made of the real New Holland given his lifelong interest in the Terre Australe.

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