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        D. Catharinae Senensis, Virginis Sanctissimae, Dialogi : in sex tractatus distributi diuinam plane & admirabilem sententiam ad spiritualis vitae institutionem complexi. Ante annos CLXXXIII. A.D. Raymundo a vineis Capuano Theologo ex Italico in Latinum conuersi, nunc accuratius typis excusi. Adiect ae sunt ad finem orationes quaedam eiusdem Sanctissimae Virginis, ac summa breuis, & index singulorum capitum.

      Coloniae Agrippinae: In Officina Birckmannica sumptibus Arnoldi Mylij, 1601. First edition thus.. Vellum. Very good. 16mo. (6.5 x 4 inches). pp.(16), 640, (16). Contemporary full vellum, yapp fore-edges, red leather label laid on, S.P. XXI in gilt; 'Dialogi S. Catharinae Senens' in ink to head of spine. Vellum soiled. Lacks original string ties closing the front of the volume, consequently the front boards are not compressed and therefore wider than the spine. Early 20th century pictorial bookplate (depicting Dante standing at a sundial) to front pastedown (Edmund G Gardner - see Wikipedia for online information on this Dante scholar). Early owner's name in ink to title page. Textblock age-toned throughout, and lightly stained, but all text easily legible. All edges red. Contents clean and binding firm. In Latin. Catherine of Siena, Saint 1347-1380. A Very Good copy. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books P.B.F.A.]
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        The Historie of the World.

      

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        DE GLI AUTOMATI, overo Machine Se Moventi, Libri due. Tradotti dal Greco da Bernardino Baldi.

      Venezia, Gio. Battista Bertoni, 1601.SECOND EDITION 1601 corrected, of the first Italian translation (the first appeared in 1589), Slim small 4to, 195 x 140 mm, 7¾ x 5½ inches, engraved title page with elaborate architectural border incorporating printer's 'pilgrim' device which is repeated in a slightly different form on colophon, 11 engraved plates, of which 6 full page, plus 11 woodcut illustrations in the text, some decorative tailpieces and initials, leaves: [3], 4 - 47, [1] - colophon, bound in full antique vellum, double ruled gilt border and corner ornaments to covers with at centre a small gilt decorative medallion with monogram FSV, raised bands and gilt rules to spine, gilt lettered morocco label, edges speckled red, marbled endpapers. Vellum slightly marked, spine a little darkened, tiny private library label to front pastedown, very short closed tear to fore - edge of front endpaper, occasional small pale mark to margin, otherwise contents very bright and clean. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy. Adams, Books Printed in Europe 1501 - 1600, page 535, No. 367; Harvard, Italian 16th Century Books, Volume I, No.231, both listing the first edition of 1589 which had the same design of title page, foliation and illustrations. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        La nouvelle Troye ou Memorable histoire du siege d'Ostende. Le plus signalé qu'on ait veu en l'Europe. En laquelle sont descripts & naifvement representés en diverses figures, les assauts, deffenses, inventions de guerre, mines, contremines, retranchemens, combats par terre & par mer, & autres choses remarcables advenues de part & d'autre, avec ce qui s'est passé par chascun jour durant ledit siege depuis le 5 iuing 1601 iusqu'au 20 septemb. 1604 qu'elle fut renduë. Recoeuillie des plus asseurés memoires.

      French-language translation of De bloedige belegeringe der stad Oostende in Vlaanderen, a classic account of siege of Ostend (1601-04), a protracted battle during the Eighty Years' War (i.e., the War for Dutch Independence) that eventually ousted the Dutch from Belgium. The text is illustrated with a full page engraved portrait of Mauretius of Nassau, an engraving of his coat of arms, and => 14 engraved folding plates. A curious aspect of this Elzevir production is that the firm used very inferior paper and many of the surviving copies are severely browned in sections; this copy is no exception. The anomaly is clearly visible in the copy that the Austrian National Library (i.e., Österreichische Nationalbibliothek) digitized for googlebooks.

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        Dactyliotheca Seu Annulorum sigillarium quorum apud Priscos tam Graecos quam Romanos usus

      1601 - 12 ff. 16 pp. 2 ff. 138 pl, 4 Delft ou Nuremberg, 1601, in-4, 12 ff. 16 pp. 2 ff. 138 pl, 4 ff, reliure de l'époque en vélin ivoire, Une des plus remarquables collections d'anneaux et de cachets provenant des Grecs et des Romains, assemblée par un numismate et antiquaire belge établi à Delft, célèbre dans l'Europe entière. Après la mort du collectionneur, la collection fut achetée par le roi d'Angleterre Jacques 1er pour le divertissement du jeune Prince de Galles. L'illustration comprend 138 gravures à l'eau forte montrant 344 bagues et gemmes. Exemplaire bien conservé. Le bord des deux premiers feuillets est froissé et une partie de la marge supérieure du titre a été découpée sans perte de texte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Franc. Petrarchae ... Epistolarum: Familiarium libri XIV, Variarum lib. I, Sine titulo lib. I, Ad quosdam ex veteribus ilustriores li.I.

      Lugduni: Apud Samuelem Crispinum 8vo (16.8 cm; 6.625"). [16] ff., 96, 93–396, 381–683 (i.e., 703), [1 (blank)] p.. 1601 Famous as he is for his sonnets and influence on the development of the Italian language, to understand best why Petrarch (1304–74) is often labelled the father of Renaissance humanism, one must read and know his correspondence, his epistolarum. In this edition they are, as stated on the title-page, "Opus non paucis mendis repurgatum & multis epistolis auctum ex vetusto codice bibliotecae I. Chalasii I. C. quae ut à caeteris dignosci possint ex Epistola ad lectorem praefixa intelligetur." The reference to "multis epistolis auctum ex vetusto codice bibliotecae I. Chalasii I. C." refers to the 65 letters found in the library of Johannes Chalasius, of Nîmes, and => published here for the first time. The volume is in roman type and has the Crispinus printer's device on the title-page, woodcut initials, and headpieces. This is one of several issues of an edition differing only in the imprint and in slight variations of paging. 18th-century half "white" calf, gilt spine, raised bands, boards covered with red and white combed paper; edges rubbed; two spine compartments lighter than others, some captions shaved by binder's knife. Old institutional bookplate (no other markings); 19th-century pencilling and pen notes on front free endpaper. A clean and nice copy.

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        The Historie of the World, commonly called the Naturall Historie.

      London, Adam Islip, 1601. - Folio (32 x 20 cm). 2 vols. in one. (58), 614, (42) pp. (12), 632, (86) pp. Elaborate woodcut device on title-page; woodcut initials, head and tailpieces. 19th century half morocco & marbled boards, spine tooled in blind, lettered in gilt, raised bands. Pliny the Elder's renowned Natural History in its first publication in English, translated by Philemon Holland, the greatest translator of the Elizabethan age. The "Naturalis Historia" is one of the largest single works to have survived from the Roman empire to the modern day and purports to cover the entire field of ancient knowledge, based on the best authorities available to Pliny. He claims to be the only Roman ever to have undertaken such a work. It comprised 37 books in 10 volumes and covered over 20.000 facts on topics including the fields of botany, zoology, astronomy , geology and mineralogy as well as the exploitation of those resources. It remains a standard work for the Roman period and the advances in technology and understanding of natural phenomena at the time. Some technical advances he discusses are the only sources for those inventions, such as hushing in mining technology or the use of water mills for crushing or grinding corn. Much of what he wrote about has been confirmed by archaeology. ''We know from Pliny that there were important pearl fisheries in the Gulf [.] Pliny identifies Tylos (Bahrain) as a place famous for its pearls [. He] attests that pearls were the most highly rated valuable in Roman society, and that those from the Gulf were specially praised [.] The pearl related finds at the site of El-Dur indicate the site was integrated into the maritime trade routes linking the Roman Empire, the Persian Empire, India and South Arabia'' (Carter). Book 6 holds a chapter that gives the first detailed account of the regions around the Gulf, including what are now Qatar, the Emirates and Oman. - Not only is it virtually the only work which describes the work of artists of the time, and has it become an important reference work for the history of art, due to the wide range of topics, the referencing system and index it became a model for later encyclopaedias. - Includes the final printed leaf in vol. 2, containing the errata and printer's colophon. In this copy, the title-page was evidently cut horizontally, above the device, then pieced back together, backed with early laid paper, with the lower half slightly darkened. STC 20029. Pforzheimer 496. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTORIA GENERAL DE ESPAÑA

      1601 - 1601, Toledo, Pedro Rodríguez. 2 tomos en Folio (4h.-1015 pags., y 2h.-962 pags.-13h., respec.). Encuad. pleno pergamino original, rotulado de época. Muy buen estado general. PRIMERA EDICION CASTELLANA, con Altas cotizaciones. Palau 151.667. Historia España, Bibliofilia [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        GA aus halber Vogelschau mit der Belagerung Anfang 1592. " Ware Abcontrofeytung der Stadt Roan in Normandey und Derselbigen Belagerung Wilcher Anfang bis in Mertzen A° 92 . ".

      - Kupferstich aus Meßrelation, 1601, 21,5 x 27,5 Nicht bei Drugulin. - Schöner Druck dieses sehr seltenen und frühen Blattes. Im Bild Nummerierungen. Mit alten Faltstellen ( da aus Meßrelation ).

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        De catharris. Von Allerley Flössen und Catharren,

      Leipzig, Gaubisch für Grosse, 1601. - so beydes intra Caluam, aus dem Gehirn und seine Capaciteten entspringen, und dem Menschen in die innwendigen Gliedmassen. einfallen. 8 Blatt, 262 Seiten, 1 Blatt, Pergamentband der Zeit, 16 x 9 cm, Einband etwas fleckig, Vorderdeckel mit goldgeprägtem Bischoffswappen „M.A.L.", Vorsatz mit Besitzvermerk Johannes Follin (Arzt in s'Hertogenbosch, vgl. Hirsch-H. II, 559), kleiner Stempel auf dem Titelblatt, innen unterschiedlich stärker gebräunt, Vorsätze teils wasserrandig.

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        Bapstpredigten, in welchen gehandlet, und gründlich angezeiget wird, was und wer der Bapst zu Rom sey, und nicht sey, wie sein gantzes Reich auß Lügen, Mord, Schand und Raub zusammengestücket, . In vierzehen unterschiedliche Predigten gebracht . durch Georgium Mylium .

      Jena Salomon Richtzenhan für Salomon Gruner 1601 - Titelbl. in Rot und Schwarz mit breiter figürl. Holzschnitt-Titelbordüre, 7 Bll., 206 num. Bll., 8 Bll. Register, 8° (19,6 x 15,4 cm), einfache Orig.-Interimsbroschur auf vier Doppelbünden. Bedeutende Sammlung von Predigten des streitbaren Augsburger (später Wittenberg und Jena) lutherischen Theologen Georg Mylius (1548-1607) gegen den Papst. - Gut erhaltenes Exemplar, noch mit dem Original-Interimsumschlag aus einfachem Papier. Solche noch erhaltene Umschläge sind sehr selten, da sie entfernt wurden, wenn das Buch seinen eigentlichen Einband erhielt. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Bildnis Cuchein Ollibeag, persischer Gesandter am Prager Hof (1601). Radierung.

       1601.. In der Platte signiert, datiert und bezeichnet. Malerischer Druck auf feinem Bütten mit Wasserzeichen \"Wappenschild mit Kreuz und Adler. Mit schmalem Rändchen um die volle Einfassungslinie. 19,6 x 13,5 cm. Papier: 19,8 x 13,6 cm.19,7 x 13,6 cm. Hollstein 314 I (von III). - Egidius Sadeler war der berühmteste Kupferstecher am Hof Rudolf II in Prag. Nach einer Lehre bei seinem Onkel in München verbrachte er einige Jahre in Rom und Venedig und kam 1595 nach Prag, wo er 1597 zum Hofkupferstecher ernannt wurde.- Kleiner Einriß am rechten Blattrand und unterere rechte Ecke fachmännisch restauriert. Vorwiegend im Schriftrand wenig fleckig. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Prag, Rudolf II, Portrait, Porträt, Persien, Cuchein Ollibeag,

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        Prosperi Alpini marosticensis, philosophi, et medici in gymnasio patavino. libri septem. In quibus ars tota hippocratica praedicendi in aegrotis.

      Eredi Melchiorre Sessa, Venezia 1601 - In 8°; cc.nn. 8, cc.163, nn. 17; Legatura in mezza pelle mod. con angoli e cartone rigido marmorizzato dell'ottocento. Edizione originale. Una delle più celebri opere del famoso medico vicentino riguardante la prognosi medica. Poletti: "L'opera. rappresenta il primo trattato di semeiotica dopo Ippocrate e Galeno; in essa vengono studiati tutti i sintomi ed i segni dai quali si può intuire l'insorgere, il decorso e l'esito della maggior parte delle malattie". Krivatsy 242; Norman 40: "took into account the patient's mental state and its bearing on health as well as the usual physical diagnostic signs". Garrison-Morton 2194. Buon esemplare, frontespizio con piccole perdite restaurate al marg. sup., esterno dei margini brunito. Esemplare dalla University of Chicago Library.

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        Pomeraniae wandalicae regionis Typ; Livoniae nova descriptio; Ducatus oswieczensis et zatoriensis descriptio. 3 altkolor. Kupferstichkarten auf einem Blatt von A. Ortelius, Antwerpen, 1601. 38,5 x 49,5 cm.

       1601 Zeigt in drei Karten Pommern, Lettland und Estland, Südpolen. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Lettre signée - 1641 (au sujet des prostituées et des soldats)

      - LOUIS XIII (1601-1643). Roi de France et de Navarre. Lettre signée « Louis » (secrétaire), contresignée par le secrétaire d’État à la Guerre Sublet de Noyers, Abbeville, 1er juin 1641, au maréchal de Brézé, lieutenant général de l’armée de Catalogne, 1 page in-folio, adresse avec sceau aux armes sous papier. Étonnant document dans lequel le Roi rétablit la discipline dans ses troupes accusées d’accointances un peu trop bruyantes avec les prostituées. (Ancienne collection Philippe Zoummeroff). Louis XIII s’en prend aux filles à Soldats « Mon cousin ( ) il y dans mes troupes plusieurs filles et femmes desbauchées, et quil s’y commet des jurementz et blasphemes execrables, j’ay faict expedier une ordonnance pour réprimer severement ces crimes ( ) faire publier et observer exactement en mon armée de Catalongne, faisant faire par les prevostz et leurs officiers une diligente recherche, et punition exemplaire de tous ceux qui ozeront y contrevenir, de désirant rien davantage que d’empescher une si détestable licence qui peust destourner l’assistance et la benediction qu’il a plu a Dieu icy verser sur mes desseins, et sur mes armes ( ) Louis ». Au début du XVIIe siècle, La France et l’Espagne furent en guerre. La Catalogne se révolta contre les excès de l’armée impériale (guerre des Faucheurs). La catalogne se rapprocha de la France qui elle même profita de la situation pour conquérir la partie nord de la Catalogne et conclure en 1659 le traité des Pyrénées.

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        Lutzenburgensis Ducatvs Veriss. Descript. Iacobo Surhonio Montano auctore. - Cum Priulegio Imp. & Regie Maiestatuum.':.

      - kolorierter Kupferstich v. Abraham Ortelius n. Jacques de Surhon aus Theatrum Orbis Terrarum . b. Jan (Johannes) Moretus in Antwerpen, 1601, 36,5 x 49 van der Vekene, Les Cartes Géographiques Du Duché De Luxembourg. Éditées Aux XVI., XVII. Et XVIII. Siècles, S. 10, 1.02.C u. Abb. S. 11; Kvan der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. III B, 3380:31; van den Broecke, Ortelius Atlas (2. edition), Ort60. - Zeigt das Großherzogtum Luxemburg mit den angrenzenden Gebieten. - Unten links dekorative Titelkartusche mit Autorenangabe; oben links kleine barocke Kartusche mit dem Privileg von Ortelius; oben rechts Meilenzeigerkartusche. - 4. Zustand der Luxemburgkarte von Ortelius; mit lateinischem Rückentext. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Joannis Magiri D. Medici Et Physiologiae In Academia Marpurgnesi Olim Professoris Ordinarii, in Physiologiam suam Peripateticam Commentarius: In Quo Praecepta Eius Perspicue eruditeq[ue] explicantur, & ex optimis quibusque peripateticae Philosophiae interpretibus, Platone, Aristotele, Zabarella, Archangelo Merceniario, Thoma Erasto, Jacobo Schegkio, Scaligero, Vico Mercurio, Contateno Cardin., Hermolao Barbaro, Francisco Patritio, & aliis disceptantur E Praelectionibus Eius Publicis Exceptus, & nunc primum in lucem editus.

       Lichae, Nebenius & Kezelius 1601. 8°. 8 Bll., 882 S., 12 Bll. Mit Titelvign. Pgmt. d. Zt. m. floraler Schwarzpräg.VD17 23:295842X - Johannes Magirus (1560-1626), Mediziner, Naturphilosoph, Physiker. Seine naturwissenschaftl. Werke hatten Einfluß auf Isaac Newton. - Beigeb.: SNELLIUS, Rudolph. Rudolph Snelli in physicam Cornelli Valerii annotationes; Cum lectissimis aliorum obseruationibus gnauiter collatae. Ad calcem adiectae sunt Notae Rudolphi Goclenij ad ipsum Physices contextum pertinentes: Item Pneumatologia Snellij. FfM., J. Sauer/P. Fischer (Erben) 1596. 492 S. Mit Titelvign. - VD16 ZV 14483 - Der niederländ. Mathematiker und Linguist Rud. Snell (1546-1613) unterrichtete in Leiden. Zu seinen Schülern zählten Jacobus Arminius, Hugo Grotius, Isaac Beeckman. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Alte Drucke, Philosophie

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        Spring (set title: Four Seasons)

      - First plate of a series of four with an allegory of spring: a boy is showing a nest with some eggs to a girl. Lettered below: Humanas.veris / C. Schonaeus ; signed on the bottom left: HGoltzius Jnuent / I I Sanredam sculpt. At the bottom center: Cum privil Sa. Cae. M. A. 1601 Numbered on the bottom right: 1 Engraving on paper with margins; platemark: 223 x 164 mm; total: 249 x 187 mm . Undescribed state; Hollstein 89; B 87; Wu 87

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        Angliae, Scotiae, Et Hiberniae, Sive Britannicar: Insvlarvm Descriptio. - Cum priuilegio':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Abraham Ortelius in Antwerpen, 1601, 34,5 x 49,5 van den Broecke, Ortelius Atlas Maps, Nr. 16; van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. III B, 5000:31A. - Zeigt England, Schottland und Irland. - Oben rechts Titelkartusche. - Unten rechts Rollwerkskartusche mit Legend. - Am unteren Rand Meilenzeiger. - Oben links Wappen. - Im Atlantik und der Nordsee 5 Segelschiffe. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Geographia Sacra.':.

      - kolorierter Kupferstich v. Abraham Ortelius aus Parergon, Sive Veteris Geograpiae Aliqvot Tabvlae. . b. Plantin Press (Jan Moretus) in Antwerpen, 1601, 36 x 48 van den Broecke, Ortelius Atlas Maps (Second revised edition), Nr. 179; van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. III B, 08010:31B. - Zeigt die alte Welt mit Europa, Asien, Arabien und Afrika. - Am unteren Rand Kartusche mit Weltkarte der neuen Welt. - Im Kartenhimmel Titelkartusche. - Unten rechts Kartusche mit Autorenangabe. - Unten links Kartusche mit Legende. Ortelius map of the Ancient world, with an inset of his modern map of the world at the bottom center. The main map shows the world as it was known at the time of Ptolemy. - Van Den Broecke notes that "is based on holy writers in the Old and the New Testament, following the translation of the Septuaginta." (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Series of Seven early 17th Century separately published Bird’s Eye Views of Battles fought in Hungary between forces loyal to the Habsburgs under the Duke of Mercœur and the Ottomans].

      - This extremely rare and magnificently engraved series of separately published views commemorates the victories of the military leader Philippe Emmanuel, the Duke of Mercœur, in battles against the Turks, fought in Hungary in 1601. The battles were waged as part of the ‘Long War’ (1593-1606) between the Habsburgs and the Ottomans. They were created by the prominent engraver Thomas de Leu, and published in Paris, likely shortly after Mercœur’s death in 1602. Philippe Emmanuel de Lorraine, the Duke of Mercœur was born in 1558 in Nomeny, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France. In 1589-90, Mercœur led the Catholic League in Brittany, backed by Philipp II of Spain, in opposition to the ascension of the Protestant Henri IV to the French throne. After the league was defeated, Mercœur was brought to an honorable surrender, although he would essentially become persona not grata in Henri IV’s France. Meanwhile, the Habsburg Empire was in the midst of the ‘Long War’ against the Ottomans. The conflict was, thus far, a brutal stalemate, yet there was an ever-present fear that Turks could make a breakthrough and overrun the Habsburgs if the frontiers were not robustly held down. In particular, the Austrians felt a need to shore up their position in Lower Hungary. Rudolf’s brother, Archduke Matthias, was charged with leading the campaign in this region. Mercœur felt dejected by his defeat in France and was eager to redeem himself, fighting for a new cause. In 1597, he travelled to Hungary at the head of an army of 3,000 men composed of French recruits in order to help Matthias in his struggle against the Ottomans. Mercœur quickly distinguished himself as one of the leading Habsburg commanders of the war. After returning to France for some months, Mercœur redeployed to Hungary in the autumn of 1599 with a stronger army, lead in part by his brother, the Duke of Chaligni. In the months that followed, Mercœur won important battles at Nagykanizsa and Györ. He besieged Nagykanizsa at the head of 15,000 troops against Ibrahim Pasha’s army of 60,000. His most famous battle was fought at Székesféhervár in September 1601. It is reported that after capturing the city he treated the Turkish governor and his family with courtesy. Székesféhervár was severely damaged during the fighting and was retaken by the Turks the following year. Interestingly, one of Mercœur’s lieutenants and personal friends in Hungary was John Smith (c. 1580-1631), who would later attain great fame as an explorer and colonial promoter in America. Notably, Smith invented an ingenious incendiary device, referred to as ‘fiery dragons’, that caused a great deal of trouble for the Turkish fighters who attempted to sneak into the Habsburg camps. Smith’s 1629 autobiography is one of the main sources on Mercœur’s activities in Hungary. The Duke of Mercœur died suddenly in 1602, an event described in Smith’s autobiography: "[Mercœur] having thus worthly behaved himself, he arrived at Vienne [Vienna], where the Arch-dukes and the Nobilitie with as much honour received him, as if he had conquered all Hungaria; his very Picture they esteemed would make them fortunate, which thousands kept as curiously as a precious relique. To requite this honour, preparing himself to returne into France, to raise new Forces against the next yeare, with two Arch-dukes, Mathias and Maximilian, and divers others of the Nobilitie, was with great magnificence conducted to Nuernburg, there by them royally feasted, (how it chanced is not knowne;) but the next morning he was found dead, and his brother in law died two days after; whose hearts, after this great triumph, with much sorrow were carried into France." (The True Travels, Adventures and Observations of Captaine John Smith, vol. I. (London, 1629), republished by the Franklin Press (Richmond, 1819), p. 14). Up until now, the circumstances surrounding the production of the present set of views remained enigmatic. They were probably made just after the death of Mercœur, wh

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        HISTORIA DE LAS GRANDEZAS Y COSAS MARAUILLOSAS DE LAS PROUINCIAS ORIENTALES. SACADO DE MARCO PAULO VENETO, Y TRADUZIDA DE LATIN EN ROMANCE, Y ANADIDA EN MUCHAS PARTES POR DON MARTIN DE BOLEA Y CASTRO...DIRIGIDA A DON BELTRAN DE LA CUEBA, DUQUE DE ALBURQUERQUE

      Caragoca, 1601. 12mo. Original limp vellum, contemporary ink title on spine. Contemporary ink signature on titlepage, mild tanning. An internally clean and bright copy. In a half morocco and cloth box. A rare early 17th-century Spanish edition of Marco Polo's description of his journey across Asia in the late 13th century, one of the most significant and resonant travel accounts in the history of human endeavor, and a key text in the perception in Europe of the East during the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance. This edition, printed in Zaragoza in 1601, is the first edition of the Spanish translation by humanist Martin Abarca de Bolea y Castro of Marco Polo's travel narrative, which replaced the antiquated Spanish version first printed by Cromberger in Seville, 1503. Bolea y Castro, the son of the vice- chancellor of Spain under Charles V and Phillip II, was a scion of one of Aragon's leading families. A lover of literature and humanist ideology, with a predilection for numismatics, Bolea y Castro spent some time serving in Spain's military, although the exact length of his service is not known. Interestingly, this rare translation is his only prose work. Born into a prominent Venetian trading family, Marco Polo (1254-1324) departed with his father and uncle toward the East in 1271, travelling through Syria, Jerusalem, Turkey, Persia, and India, to China and the court of Kublai Khan. Marco Polo became a favorite of the Khan and travelled throughout China over the next fifteen years as an emissary of the Mongol emperor. Polo returned to Venice in 1295, only to be briefly imprisoned in Genoa as a prisoner of war a few years later. During this imprisonment, in 1298, he dictated his adventures to Rusticiano (also called Rustichello) of Pisa, and the text became known as IL MILIONE. (The exact meaning of this term in Polo's time is still unclear, although it may refer to the popular belief regarding the traveller's great riches.) The original work was written in Franco- Italic, and was quickly translated into Latin and other languages by court clerks. Over one hundred extant manuscript versions, translations, and adaptations are recorded. First printed in a German language edition in Nuremberg in 1477, a Latin translation followed circa 1485 (Christopher Columbus possessed a copy of this Latin edition). The immense popularity of Polo's account is reflected in the numerous editions which followed printed in German, Latin, Portuguese, Spanish, French, English, and Dutch. Polo's account includes vivid descriptions of cities, waterways, architectural monuments, industries, natural resources, plants, and animals as well as reports on customs and traditions. In addition to Cathay and Mangi (the Mongol name for South China), Polo also writes of the native societies he visited in Tibet and southwestern China. Donald F. Lach, in his magisterial study, ASIA IN THE MAKING OF EUROPE, writes that "other Europeans lived and worked in China during the thirteenth century, but Marco Polo was the only one, so far as is known, to travel and work there and to write an account of his experiences. For the first time in history Europe possessed a detailed narrative about China and its neighbors based upon more than hearsay and speculation...Marco Polo provided Europe with the most comprehensive and authoritative account of the East produced before 1550." A fascinating 17th-century Spanish edition of Marco Polo's travels, one of the most celebrated travel accounts of all time. OCLC records a single copy in Germany at the Bayerische Staatsbilbliothek.

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        TRATADO DE LA IMPORTANCIA Y UTILIDAD QUE AY EN DAR POR ESCLAVOS A LOS INDIOS REBELADOS DE CHILE. DISPUTASE EN EL, SI ES LICITO, O NO EL DAR LOS POR ESCLAVOS: Y PONENSE RAZONES POR AMBAS PARTES, Y SUS RESPUESTAS: DEXANDO LA DETERMINACION A LOS SEÑORES VISOREY, Y AUDIENCIA DE LA CIUDAD DE LOS REYES

      [Np, but likely Madrid, 1601. Folio. Dbd. Dampstained and soiled, top and bottom edges worn. Worm holes throughout, affecting a few words on each page. Contemporary underlining and marginal lines throughout, contemporary handwritten folio numbers on each recto. Still a good copy. In a half morocco and cloth box. An extremely rare treatise which considers the question of whether rebellious Indians in Chile should become slaves. Addressed to the Viceroy and Audiencia of Peru, the work discusses whether slavery of conquered Indians is just or not, reviewing arguments on both sides of the question. Calderón approaches the problem in an intriguing manner by providing separate justifications, each in its own individual section of the text, for enslaving the Indians from the various points of view of the King, the Kingdom, and the Church. In turn, the author then provides responses to these various assertions, promoting the view that such slavery would be unjust. The last pages of the text consist of final responses and commentary. Calderón, the Canon of the Cathedral of Santiago, also served as Commissar of the Holy Office and the Holy Cross, and the General Vicar of the Bishopric of Santiago. He addresses the TRATADO... to the Viceroy of Peru, as well as numerous representatives of the royal government and the Catholic Church who have convened to consider strategies for waging war against the Araucanian Indians of Southern Chile. The campaign to conquer these Indians was one of the most difficult and drawn-out conflicts between Europeans and American Indians in the colonial period, lasting from the mid-16th to the mid- 17th centuries. The appearance of this treatise followed a particularly harsh setback for the Spanish in 1598 when "a general insurrection forced the Spaniards to evacuate all the territory to the south of the river Bio-Bio. The epilogue to this story is symbolic: Governor Martin García de Loyola, husband of Princess Beatriz and former conqueror of Tupac Amaru, was put to death, and his head was paraded on the tip of an Araucanian pike" (CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF LATIN AMERICA). In looking toward an end to hostilities with the Indians, the author hopes that the Viceroy and the Audiencia Real will be able to answer his query quickly. In order to assist these officials in considering these issues, he presents the various arguments in as orderly a fashion as possible. Arguments justifying slavery of the native populations include the principle that military victors who have not been compensated otherwise should receive the economic reward of possessing slaves. This is particularly true, it is noted, given the violent transgressions that the Indians have committed. It is also noted that as slaves, the Indians are able to be instructed in the Christian faith. In contesting the justifications for enslaving the Indians, the author notes the difficulty of differentiating those natives who were fighting the Spanish and those who did not engage in conflict. Calderón adds that many Indians have shown obedience to the crown and the church, have ridden themselves of their old tribal leaders, and have suffered greatly during the conflict with the Spanish. A fascinating work documenting both sides of the debate in the early 17th century concerning the legitimacy of enslaving conquered native populations. Extremely rare. OCLC records a single copy, at the National Library of Chile. Recognizing both the rarity and significance of the text, Medina provides a transcription of the entire work in his BIBLIOTECA HISPANO-CHILENA.

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        Angliae, Scotiae et Hiberniae, sive Britannicar: Insularum Descriptio

      Antwerpen,, 1601 - Van den Broecke, M.: Ortelius Atlas Maps, No. 16. - Altkolorierte Kupferstich-Landkarte der Britischen Inseln von Abraham Ortelius. Dekoriert mit 5 Segelschiffen, zwei Kartuschen, Meilenzeiger und Wappen. Aus der lateinischen Ausgabe des Theatrum Orbis Terrarum von 1601, rückseitig mit lateinischem Text. Die wunderschöne, original alte Handkolorierung wirkt erstaunlich frisch. - Ein unberührtes, nicht restauriertes Exemplar in Originalzustand und altem Kolorit. Außergewöhnlich gut erhalten. - Beautiful original old coloured copper engraved map of the British Isles by A. Ortelius. Decorated with five sailing ships, two cartouches, a mileage scale and coat of arms. From the 1601 Latin edition of Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Latin text on verso. - An untouched and not restored copy in original condition. Old original hand colouring. Perfect condition.

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        THE IOURNALL, OR DAYLY REGISTER, CONTAYNING A TRUE MANIFESTATION, AND HISTORICALL DECLARATION OF THE VOYAGE, ACCOMPLISHED BY EIGHT SHIPPES OF AMSTERDAM, UNDER THE CONDUCT OF IACOB CORNELISZEN NECK ADMIRALL, & WYBRANDT VAN WARWICK VICE-ADMIRALL, WHICH SAYLED FROM AMSTERDAM THE FIRST DAY OF MARCH, 1598. SHEWING THE COURSE THEY KEPT, AND WHAT OTHER NOTABLE MATTERS HAPPENED UNTO THEM IN THE SAYD VOYAGE

      London: John Flasket, 1601. 19th-century mottled calf, double-fillet gilt border on boards, spine gilt in compartments, gilt leather label. Boards and spine slightly worn. Titlepage and plates mounted to larger sheets; printed pages of text inlaid in larger sheets. Engraved plates annotated in ink with corresponding "page" (leaf, recto or verso) of text. Lacking the dedication leaf (paraph 2) and leaf Q4 (blank), pages shaved (with occasional slight loss of text in lower margin), rust hole in leaf P3 (affecting a few letters on recto), tear in leaf Q3 (repaired, not affecting text). Overall, a very good copy, with the 1860 engraved bookplate of the Library of the Earls of Macclesfield on front pastedown, shelf marks inscribed on verso of front free endpaper. Embossed stamp of the Earls of Macclesfield in upper extended margins of titlepage leaf and following two leaves of text. The first English edition of Van Neck's account of his 1598 voyage to the East Indies, translated from the 1601 Amsterdam edition of the author's HET TWEEDE BOECKE. The Dutch navigator, who represented the Verre Company, commanded three ships which were part of the first successful Dutch trading voyage to the region. The other two ships were commanded by Wybrand Van Warwijck and Jacob Van Heemskerk. Van Neck's vessel became separated from the other two after rounding the Cape of Good Hope, and the three did not reunite again until his arrival in Java in late December 1598. Unlike his Dutch predecessor, Cornelis Houtman, who three years earlier had seized the port of Bantam, Van Neck dealt diplomatically with the natives. "Rather than rejecting the inflated prices asked by the local ruler, he offered to pay over the odds in order to cement a lasting relationship...Van Neck's was the most profitable of the pre-VOC [Dutch East India Company] voyages. Despite the apparently high price paid for spices, he netted a profit of 300 per cent on his overall costs. In 1601, fourteen fleets comprising sixty-five ships sailed for the East Indies, but by that time competition between rival Dutch operators, as well as with the Portuguese, had inflated prices and none were as successful as Van Neck's first enterprise" - Howgego. While focused on activity in the East Indies, EUROPEAN AMERICANA notes that the text includes references to Brazil and tobacco from the West Indies. Van Neck's account was popular throughout the first half of the 17th century and was reprinted and translated into German and French as well as English. It also appeared in collections of voyages such as those by De Bry, Hulsius, and Colijn. This extra-illustrated copy includes nineteen engraved plates from the Amsterdam 1619 edition of Van Neck's HISTORIALE BESCHRIJVINGHE published by Michiel Colijn. The images are mounted on separate sheets and bound in the book at the appropriate portion of the text. The engravings are annotated in ink, indicating the appropriate page (i.e. recto or verso of a specific leaf) related to the image. A rare book on the market. Prior to this copy from the Macclesfield sale in March 2007, the last copy previously available was sold at the Boise Penrose sale in 1971. Both EUROPEAN AMERICANA and STC record only two copies in the U.S., at the Huntington and NYPL, the latter noted as imperfect.

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        La Grande Chronique.de Hollande, Zelande, Westfrise, Utrecht, Frise, Overyssel & Groeningen (etc.)

      De l'Impression de Jacob Canin chez Guillaume Guillemot, Dordrecht 1601 - " FIRST EDITION. Folio, 3 parts in 2 vols., pp. (xxii) 650 (ii) ; 240 (xviii), (xvi) 780 (misnumbered 779) (xvi). Roman letter, Italic side notes, text in double column. Woodcut floriated and grotesque initials, both titles within splendid engraved architectural border with the instruments of learning above, of the arts, sciences and war at sides, and scenes depicting mercantile and maritime activity beneath, full-page portrait of the author and 57 three-quarter page engravings of emperors, governors and other important figures, including Elizabeth I and Robert Dudley, by Christoph von Sichem. Contemp autograph of 'Simeon Mahon, Chartain' (Chartres) and autograph of 'Challine Boilleau' on title-page, Nicolas-Joseph Foucault's engraved armorial bookplate on pastedowns, C19 armorial bookplate of the Earl of Macclesfield on fly, Shirburn Castle blindstamp to head of first three ll. of both vols. Closed tear (original paper flaw) in plate on A1 vol 2, I1 verso and I8 recto printed upside down, R2 inserted in the wrong place, paper flaw in Mm3 vol 2, light age yellowing, a few sheets browned, printers ink thumbing in a few margins. A very good copy, with generally very good impression of the plates, in contemporary calf, covers bordered with a single gilt filet, gilt laurel oval at centers, spines with raised bands blind ruled with gilt fleurons at centers, title gilt lettered in compartment, all edges of vol 1 yellow, those of vol 2 blue, head and tail of spines a little chipped, covers a little scratched. First edition of this highly important and beautifully illustrated history of the Dutch Republic, printed privately for the author. The commendatory verses include one in Dutch by Nicholas Doublet. Although the author covers the whole of the country's history up to 1600, about two thirds of the text is devoted to the C16th., making it one of the most detailed sources for the struggle for Dutch independence. Le Petit lists some 160 authors whose works he employed in his compilation, but much of its value lies in his use of mss. and original documents, and thus in his account of events otherwise unrecorded in printed histories. Le Petit's own history reflects the unsettled nature of the times he wrote on: although born in 1546 at Béthune into a noble Belgian family, he later abjured Catholicism and fled to Holland where he served William Ist, Prince of Orange. By 1598 he was living in Aix-la-Chapelle where he wrote his "Grande Chronicle" and dedicated it to the Estates-General of the United Provinces. An account of the reputed Swiss engravers, Christoph von Sichem Sr. and Jr., is given in Nagler II pp. 309-11. The portraits are generally finely engraved and are often expressive and vital, especially the superb full page portrait of the author after the title. About 16 pages in vol. I describe the geography of the New World, the supposed origins of its native inhabitants, the voyages of discovery, the conquest of the Indians, the climate, agriculture and resources of the Americas, their colonization, government and the missions, and the shameful treatment of the Indians by the Spaniards. Further pages deal with the expeditions of the Dutch to the East Indies and their commerce and colonization there. In vol. II Drake's exploits against the Spaniards in the New World are recorded. "Cette chronique, écrite en mauvais français, est fort curieuse pour les nombreux faits qu'elle relate, et que l'auteur a puisés aux sources originales . Il dit dans son épitre dédicatoire qu'il a décrit les choses après les avoir vues sur les lieux, et promet d'être beaucoup plus exact que Guichardin qu'il contredit souvent" (Nouv. Biog. Gén.). "En revanche la valeur historique du 2e vol., qui embrasse la période de 1556-1600, est incontestable; il contient, à coté d'extraits de plusieurs auteurs antérieurs, beaucoup de détails et de particularités qu'on chercherait vainement ailleurs." Biblioteca Belgica. A very good, totally unsophisticated copy, from t [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Johannis Trithemii Spanheimensis Primo, Deinde D. Jacobi Maioris Apud Herbipolin Abbatis, viri suo aevo [?aeuo?] doctiss. Primae Partis Opera Historica, Quotquot hactenus reperiri potuerunt, omnia : Partim E Vetustis Fugientibusque editionibus revocata, & ad fidem Archetyporum castigata; partim ex manuscriptis nunc primum edita. [.] / Bzw.: Secundae Partis Chronica Insignia Duo: I. Coenobii Hirsaugiensis [?Hirsavgiensis?] [.], II. Coenobii Spanheimensis [.]. Quorum Prius Collatione Archetypi Ipsius Auctoris manuscripti correctius & plenius posterius vero istud nunc primum e tenebris erutum, ob insignem utilitatem optima fide in lucem editur. Accedunt Epistolae eisudem Familiares, ab excessu eius de coenobio Spanheimensi ad Principes clarosq

      Francofurti, Typis Wechelianis apud Claudium Marnium & heredes Ioannis Aubrij / Frankfurt am Main, [Andreas] Wechel bei Caudius [Claude de] Marne & Johann Aubry Erben 1601. - Folio (35 x 23 x ca. 7 cm). 16 Bll. (inkl. Titel), 412 SS., 14 Bll. (Index) + 4 Bll. (inkl. Titel), 574 SS., 18 Bll. (Index). Halbs. gest. Porträt (Teil I, Bl. 8 verso; etwas stockfleckig, eher ausserhalb der Figur und nur mässig störend), schöne gest. Druckermarken (9.5 x 6.5 cm) jew. im Titel und a. letztem Bl. verso, einige gest. Kopfleisten, Schlussvignetten u. Renaissance-Zierinitialen. Weiss gefasster Schweinslederband d.Zt. (wenig fleckig, einige Schabspuren, Deckel etwas abstehend, textile Schliessbändel nur noch rudimentär vorhanden) über soliden Pappdeckeln mit reichem Blindprägedekor, mont. hs. Rückenschild u. hs. Rückennummer, alls. Farbschnitt (grün). Erste Ausgabe (Originalausgabe) dieser Sammlung. Fl.Bll. fehlen, Seiten unterschiedlich gebräunt (nur vereinzelt stärker), gelegentlich etwas stockfleckig (eher wenig). Etwas Alters- u. Lagerungs-, weniger eigentliche Gebrauchsspuren, altes hs. Bibliothekssigel a. Titel, Kollationsvermerk d. 18. Jhs. u. Bibliotheksetikette um 1900 mit Dublettenstempel a. Vorsatz. Gesamthaft recht gutes Exemplar in hochwertigem und attraktivem Einband. VD17 23:231165H; bzw.: VD17 23:231173Z (pars 1); VD17 23:231175Q (pars 2). ? Haupt-Inhalte: I.1 Chronologia mystica; I.2 Compendium sive [.] annalium sive historiarum, de origine Regum & gentis Francorum; I.3 Chronicon successionis ducum Bavariae et Comitum Palatinorum; I.4 u. 5 Catalogus illustrium virorum Germaniam suis ingeniis et lucubrationibus, bzw. scriptorum ecclesiasticorum // II.1 Chronica insignis, monasterii Hirsaugiensis ordinis S. Benedicti; II.2. Epistola Iohannis Trithemii abbatis Sponheimensis in chronicon eiusdem coenobii [: Chronicon huius monasterii Sponheimensis, ab exordio fundationis suae (etc.)]; II.3 u. 4 Epistolarum familiarum liber primus, bzw. secundus [Briefe an seinen Bruder Jacobus od. Jacob/Jakob Trithemius]. ?? Johannes Trithemius, bürgerl. Johannes Heidenberg (Trittenheim an der Mosel b. Trier 1462?1516 Würzburg). Sohn eines Winzers. Schulen in Trier, Köln, den Niederlanden und in Heidelberg. 1482 Eintritt ins Benediktinerkloster Sponheim, ab 1483 Abt. 1506 Abt des Klosters St. Jakob in Würzburg. Trithemius? 1494 in Basel gedrucktes Nachschlagewerk über kirchliche Schriftsteller (?Liber de scriptoribus ecclesiasticis?) gilt als eine der ersten Bibliographien. Für die Vita (Heiligenbiografie) von Niklaus von Flüe bedeutsam sind eine Homilie [i.e. Predigt] Trithemius? von 1486, in der er Bruder Klaus als Muster der Nüchternheit vorstellt sowie weitere Berichte Trithemius? über Bruder Klaus in der Sponheimer Chronik (1506) und den Hirsauer Annalen (1511?1513). Nach Robert Durrer [1917?1921, 2 Bände] sind diese Berichte von hohem Wert, weil sie die zeitgenössische Auffassung über Bruder Klaus wiedergeben. (A. Garovi, Lemma Trithemius, in: HLS). ? ?Aber auch geschichtliche Arbeiten im engeren Sinne beschäftigen ihn [.]: so die Chronik seines Klosters, eine Chronik der Herzöge von Baiern und Pfalzgrafen bei Rhein und endlich die Geschichte des Klosters Hirsau. [.] Höher müssen die historischen Arbeiten Trithemius' gestellt werden, obwol die Anerkennung, die man ihnen gezollt hat und hier und da noch zollt, eine erhebliche Einschränkung verlangt, da die Schwächen seines Charakters [Hang zu Selbstvergessenheit und zu Phantastik od. Spekulation u.ä.] gerade hier in bedenklicher Weise zu Tage treten. Seine specifisch litterärgeschichtlichen Arbeiten sind noch in Sponheim entstanden und sind ihrer drei: 1) ?De scriptoribus ecclesiasticis?, wozu ihn Johannes v. Dalberg, Bischof von Worms, aufgefordert hatte; 2) ?De luminibus sive de viris illustribus Germaniae?, wozu ihn Wimpheling ermuntert hatte, und 3) ?De viris illustribus ordinis S. B.?, und zu dieser Schrift fühlte er sich als begeistertes Mitglied des Ordens von sich selbst angetrieben. Zu Arbeiten dieser Art war Trithemius kraft seiner Belesenheit und Bücherkenntnis in hohem Grade berufen.? (etc.; R. Eitner, in: ADB 38, 1894). ?? Interessant aus aktueller S [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Reports de Edward Coke L'attorney generall le Roigne [bound with] Le Second Part des Reportes [bound with] Le Tierce Part des Reportes [bound with] Le Quart Part des Reportes [etc ] S T C 5493 4; 5496; 5499 2; 5502 3

      London: In aedibus Thomae Wight, 1601-04. Contemporary calf, rebacked, rubbed, small hole to first title (no text affected), some staining, but generally very clean; the Taussig copy Second editions of the first four parts of Coke's Reports, containing his choicest cases, all printed during the first half of the first decade of the 17th century, as the Reports were just appearing; all printed by Thomas Wight, their first printer

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        La commare o riccoglitrice. Divisa in tre libri. Ristampata correta et accresciuta dall' istesso autore.

      Venice, G. B. Ciotti, 1601 - 3 parts in one vol, 4to (201 x 143 mm), pp [xl] 356 [recte 384], with engraved title, 6 engraved and 25 woodcut illustrations, and woodcut ornaments and printer's device (on title to third book); a few gatherings lightly browned, a fine copy in contemporary limp vellum, from the Colbert library with inscription 'Bibliothecae Colbertinae' on title, gilt arms of Aremberg family on upper cover. £6000Second edition, revised (first 1595-6, impossibly rare), of the 'first Italian book on obstetrics. It is a work of importance for the study of the history of Caesarean section; in it Mercurio advocated the Caesarean operation in cases of contracted pelvis' (Garrison and Morton 6144). It is notable for containing the first illustration of Caesarean section, as well as an illustration and description of the 'Walcher position' and a description of bimanual version. 'The numerous illustrations are particularly striking, especially those depicting caesarean section, an operation on the living advocated by Mercurio for patients with a contracted pelvis. The uterine pictures are crude and uninformative, but those showing the postures favorable for delivery are remarkably vivid and realistic' (Cutter and Viets, A short history of midwifery, p 220).'La Commare is divided into three books, the first dealing with natural labour, care of the pregnant woman and of the new born child. The second book takes up abnormal presentations and their management, and the third section deals with various maladies which may occur to the parturient woman and the new born child.' (Thoms, Classical contributions to obstetrics and gynaecology, pp 105 et seq.).The first edition, 1595-6, is exceptionally rare, with no North American locations in OCLC, nor is it in Wellcome or Waller. The second is rarer than assumed. This is because the third edition, with title-page also dated 1601, is not normally distinguished from the second. The second edition, the only edition revised by Mercurio, has pagination as above, with the title-page to the third part dated 1600. The third edition is paginated xxxvi 407, the dedication is dated 1604, and the title to the third part is dated 1606. OCLC conflates the two.Provenance: Jean Baptiste Colbert (1619-1683), Louis XIV's minister of finance and the creator of the Académie des Sciences and other cultural institutions of France. His library was the greatest private collection of its time.Krivatsy 7804; Wellcome 4259; OCLC: Yale, Chicago, Michigan, NLM, Miami, New York Academy of Medicine, Pennsylvania, College of Physicians Philadelphia, and Toronto (although some of these are probably the third edition, see above)

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        Rerum persicarum historia Initia Gentis Mores instituta resque gestas a

      Francofurti (Francfort): Typis Wechelianis apud Claudium Marnium, 1601. Fine. Typis Wechelianis apud Claudium Marnium, Francofurti (Francfort) 1601, In Folio (16,5x32,5cm), (8) 644pp. (32), relié. - Second edition copiously enriched many texts on the Turks and Persians, after the original was published in 1583 Rare Edition, better than the first for its many additions. Brand of printer page of titre.Pleine marbled brown sheepskin seventeenth later. Back tooled raised. Part of title morocco beige. Upper jaw and split open head. A pale wetting at the bottom third of the first page on the entire volume. Many sheets browned, unfortunately typical of German and Swiss paper that contemporary. Last leaf branded printer partly détaché.Histoire Persia from ancient times to the Ottoman Empire until 1581 This valuable history is followed by no less rare texts on the subject: War of the Persians Henri Porsi, War of Turks Oratio Callimachi, Venice against the Turks, the travel Tanaim Koseph of Barbaro that delivers valuable information on the Crimea and the mysterious province of Gotha, the travel in Persia itself, the Travel Ambrose Contaren Persia, history of the war between the Turks and Persians John Thomas Minado. --- 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] Seconde édition copieusement enrichie de nombreux textes sur les Turcs et les Perses, après l'originale parue en 1583. Edition rare, préférable à la première pour ses multiples additions. Marque de l'imprimeur en page de titre. Reliure en pleine basane brune marbrée XVIIe postérieure. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre de maroquin beige. Mors supérieur fendu et ouvert en tête. Une mouillure pâle au premiers tiers bas de la page sur l'ensemble du volume. Nombreux feuillets brunis, malheureusement typiques du papier allemand et suisse de cette période. Dernier feuillet portant la marque de l'imprimeur en partie détaché. Histoire de la Perse de l'Antiquité à l'empire Ottoman jusqu'en 1581. Cette histoire précieuse est suivi de textes non moins rares sur le sujet : la Guerre des Perses d'Henri Porsi, la Guerre des Turcs d'Oratio Callimachi, Venise contre les Turcs, le Voyage à Tanaim de Koseph Barbaro qui livre de précieuses informations sur la Crimée et la mystérieuse province de Gotha, le Voyage en Perse du même, le Voyage en Perse d'Ambroise Contaren, l'Histoire de la guerre entre les Turcs et les Perses de Jean Thomas Minado.

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        Rariorum Plantarum Historia

      Antverpiae [Antwerp]: Plantiniana Apud Ionnem Moretum [Johannes Moretus], 1601 Near Fine, 1st ed, 1601, 2 plates (eng tp & portrait). In superb modern full calf, gilt edge tooling, retaining earlier gilt enhanced coat of arms to both covers. Spine, gilt tooling, raised bands, gilt titles to calf label. Internally, new endpapers, [1] blank leaf, 1 engraved titlepage (text to verso), 1 portrait, [10], 364 pp, (cccxlvii), (10) index, [1] colophon, [3] blank leaves, bound in along gutter are 7 short & 1 long strip of black ink MS (probably found when rebound?), text block edges reddened, in excess of 600 woodcut illustrations within text, the first herbal to include fungi, the portrait has the ms name W: Raby at base, horizontal and vertical chains with the hand as a watermark, pinhole at p196, decorative tail-pieces and initials, book plate to fpd (William Charles De Meufon, Earl Fitzwilliam). (Hunt 180. Nissen 372. Pritzel 1759). Carolus Clusius, French Charles de L?Écluse or Charles de l?Escluse (born February 19, 1526, Arras, France?"died April 4, 1609, Leiden, Netherlands), botanist who contributed to the establishment of modern botany. He was best known by the Latin version of his name, Carolus Clusius.

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        Les Comedies facecieuses A l'imitation des anciens Grercs Latins & moder

      Rouen: de l'Imprimerie de Raphaël du Petit Val, 1601. Fine. de l'Imprimerie de Raphaël du Petit Val, Rouen 1601, 6 parties en un volume in-12 (7,5x14cm), (14) 620pp., relié. - Reprinting the third edition given by Raphael du Petit Val in 1600. The six comedies appeared first time in Paris, at the Angelier in 1579; the second, Lyon, was published in 1597 by Rigaud. Binding post (XIX) in full morocco rosewood signed Thompson. Back with five nerves Jansenist. Lining fawn morocco frame made of gilded nets and rollers with small iron at the corners. All edges gilt. Born in Champagne where trading had led his parents, Pierre Larivey playwright (1541-1619) belonged to the great Florentine family of Giunti. His first six comedies in this collection, titled The Lackeys, The Widow, The Spirits, The moped, and The Jealous The Escoliers are free versions of Italian pieces. Three others followed in 1611: The Constance, The Faithful and The Deceptions. Having influenced Molière - Severin's monologue in Spirits, directly inspired soliloquy Scrooge weeping over his casket in The Miser - and Regnard, it is considered the creator of the comic prose in France. Old handwritten bookplate on the title, virtually cleared. Green paper label with handwritten ratings of the nineteenth century unidentified. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Réimpression de la troisième édition donnée par Raphaël du Petit Val en 1600. Ces six comédies parurent une première fois à Paris, chez L'Angelier, en 1579 ; la seconde, lyonnaise, fut éditée par Rigaud en 1597.  Reliure postérieure (XIXème) en plein maroquin bois de rose, signée Thompson. Dos janséniste à cinq nerfs. Doublure de maroquin fauve, encadrement formé de filets et roulettes dorés avec petit fer aux angles. Toutes tranches dorées. Né en Champagne où le négoce avait conduit ses parents, le dramaturge Pierre de Larivey (1541-1619) appartenait à la grande famille florentine des Giunti. Ses six premières comédies contenues dans ce recueil, intitulées Le Laquais, La Veuve, Les Esprits, Le Morfondu, Le Jaloux et Les Escoliers, sont des versions libres de pièces italiennes. Trois autres suivirent en 1611 : La Constance, Le Fidèle et Les Tromperies. Ayant influencé Molière - le monologue de Séverin, dans Les Esprits, inspirera directement le soliloque d'Harpagon pleurant sur sa cassette dans L'Avare - et Regnard, il est considéré comme le créateur de la prose comique en France.  Ancien ex-libris manuscrit sur le titre, pratiquement effacé. Étiquette de papier vert avec cote manuscrite du XIXe siècle, non identifiée.  

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        Rariorum Plantarum Historia

      Antverpiae [Antwerp]: Plantiniana Apud Ionnem Moretum [Johannes Moretus], 1601 Near Fine, 1st ed, 1601, 2 plates (eng tp & portrait). In superb modern full calf, gilt edge tooling, retaining earlier gilt enhanced coat of arms to both covers. Spine, gilt tooling, raised bands, gilt titles to calf label. Internally, new endpapers, [1] blank leaf, 1 engraved titlepage (text to verso), 1 portrait, [10], 364 pp, (cccxlvii), (10) index, [1] colophon, [3] blank leaves, bound in along gutter are 7 short & 1 long strip of black ink MS (probably found when rebound?), text block edges reddened, in excess of 600 woodcut illustrations within text, the first herbal to include fungi, the portrait has the ms name W: Raby at base, horizontal and vertical chains with the hand as a watermark, pinhole at p196, decorative tail-pieces and initials, book plate to fpd (William Charles De Meufon, Earl Fitzwilliam). (Hunt 180. Nissen 372. Pritzel 1759). Carolus Clusius, French Charles de L’Écluse or Charles de l’Escluse (born February 19, 1526, Arras, France—died April 4, 1609, Leiden, Netherlands), botanist who contributed to the establishment of modern botany. He was best known by the Latin version of his name, Carolus Clusius.

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        DE VENENIS, ET MORBIS VENENOSIS TRACTATVS LOCVPLENTISSIMI.

      - [.] VENETIIS, APVD IVNTAS. MDCI. [1601]. Junto com: DE PESTILENTIA [.] VENETIIS, APVD IVNTAS. MDCI. [1601]. Junto com: HIERONYMI MERCVRIALIS MEDICI PRAECLARISS. De Macvlis Pestiferis. De Hydrophobia. VENETIIS, APVD IVNTAS. MDCI. [1601]. 3 obras em 1 volume. In 4.º (de 23x16 cm) com [iii], 47 + [iii], 38, + [v], 20 fólios. Encadernação da época inteira de pele com ferros a ouro na lombada; e com desgaste na dianteira da pasta posterior. Girolamo Mercuriale, também conhecido por seu nome latino Hieronymus Mercurialis (1530 1606) foi um médico italiano famoso por seu trabalho De Arte Gymnastica . Nascido na cidade de Forlì, filho de Giovanni Mercuriali, também um médico, foi educado em Bolonha e Pádua e Veneza, onde recebeu seu doutorado em 1555. Em Roma fez contactos que deram acesso livre acesso às grandes bibliotecas, onde, com entusiasmo arrebatador ele estudou literatura clássica médica dos gregos e dos romanos. Os seus estudos sobre as atitudes dos antigos em relação à dieta, exercício e higiene e o uso de métodos naturais para a cura da doença culminou com a publicação de seu De Arte Gymnastica (Veneza, 1569). Com suas explicações é considerado o primeiro livro sobre medicina desportiva. Ele foi chamado para ocupar a cadeira de medicina prática em Pádua em 1569. Durante este tempo traduziu as obras de Hipócrates e armado com esse conhecimento escreveu De morbis cutaneis (1572), considerado o primeiro tratado científico sobre doenças de pele ; De morbis mulieribus (Sobre as doenças de mulheres, 1582); De morbis puerorum (pediatria, 1583); De oculorum et Aurium affectibus ; e a Censura e dispositio operum Hippocratis " (Veneza, 1583). Em 1573 foi chamado a Viena para tratar o Sacro Imperador Maximiliano II. O imperador, satisfeito com o tratamento que recebeu (embora ele estava a morrer três anos depois), fez dele um conde palatino imperial. Em 1575 o Senado de Veneza concedeu-lhe um contrato de seis anos como professor na Universidade de Pádua. Embora ele foi amplamente saudado como um herói da cidade, a sua reputação seria criticada pela incapacidade de conter o surto de peste em Veneza, em 1576-1577. No entanto Mercuriale procurou salvar a sua reputação nos anos seguintes com a publicação em 1577 da obra De Pestilentia, o seu tratado sobre a praga, que havia sido uma série de palestras na Universidade de Pádua. Mercuriale foi um escritor prolífico, embora muitos livros que lhe são atribuídos fossem compilados a partir das obras dos outros. Mercuriale voltou a Forlì em 1606 e morreu há alguns meses depois. Entre seus muitos discípulos foi o botânico suíço Gaspard Bauhin . Em 11 de Março de 2009, o Museu Olímpico em Lausanne organizou um colóquio na Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Genebra, em comemoração do 400 º aniversário da morte de Girolamo Mercuriale . Girolamo Mercuriale, also known by his Latin name Hieronymus Mercurialis ( 1530 1606) was an Italian physician, most famous for his work De Arte Gymnastica. Born in the city of Forlì, the son of Giovanni Mercuriali, also a doctor, he was educated at Bologna and Padua and Venice, where he received his doctorate in 1555. In Rome, he made favorable contacts and had free access to the great libraries, where with sweeping enthusiasm, he studied the classical and medical literature of the Greeks and Romans. His studies of the attitudes of the ancients toward diet, exercise and hygiene and the use of natural methods for the cure of disease culminated in the publication of his De Arte Gymnastica (Venice, 1569). With its explanations concerning the principles of physical therapy, it is considered the first book on sports medicine. He was called to occupy the chair of practical medicine in Padua in 1569. During this time, he translated the works of Hippocrates, and, armed with this knowledge, wrote De morbis cutaneis (1572), considered the first scientific tract on skin diseases; De morbis mulieribus ("On the diseases of women") (1582); De morbis puerorum ("On the diseas

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        DE MORBIS CUTANEIS

      - ET OMNIBUS CORPORIS HUMANI EXCREMENTIS TRACTATUS. Locupletissimi, variaque doctrina referti, non solom Medicis, verum etiam Philosophis magno pere vtiles, Ex ore HIERONYMI MERCVRIALIS Medici clarissimi diligenter excepti, atque in Libros Quinque digesti, OPERA PAVLI AICARDII. Quibis accessit alius libellus de Decoratione ex eiusdem Mercvrialis Patauinis praelectionibus exceptus, & in capita redactus à Ivlio Mancino. VENETIIS, APVD IVNTAS. M D C I [1601]. Junto com: DE DECORATIONE LIBER Non solum Medicis, & Philosophis, verum etiam omnium disciplinarum studiosis apprimè vtilis, EX HIERONYMI MERCVRIALIS, Medicinae praticae ordinariae in Gymnasio Patauino Primcipem locum obtinentis explicationibus. A IVLIO MANCINO EXCEPTVS, & in Capita redactus. AD ILLVSTRISS. ET REVERENDISS. ASCANIVM PICCOLHOMINEVM, Rhodi Archiepiscopum, atque Senatum Designarum. VENETIIS, APVD IVNTAS. M D C I. [1601]. In 4.º (23x16 cm) com [32 pags. inum], 210,pags, [1 colof.] pags + [8 folios inum.], 44 folios. Encadernação da época inteira de pele com ferros a ouro na lombada. Contém 2 obras com rosto próprio: DE MORBIS CVTANEIS + DE DECORATIONE; ambas sobre as doenças de pele. Girolamo Mercuriale, também conhecido por seu nome latino Hieronymus Mercurialis (1530 1606) foi um médico italiano famoso por seu trabalho De Arte Gymnastica . Nascido na cidade de Forlì, filho de Giovanni Mercuriali, também um médico, foi educado em Bolonha e Pádua e Veneza, onde recebeu seu doutorado em 1555. Em Roma fez contactos que deram acesso livre acesso às grandes bibliotecas, onde, com entusiasmo arrebatador ele estudou literatura clássica médica dos gregos e dos romanos. Os seus estudos sobre as atitudes dos antigos em relação à dieta, exercício e higiene e o uso de métodos naturais para a cura da doença culminou com a publicação de seu De Arte Gymnastica (Veneza, 1569), o primeiro livro sobre medicina desportiva. Ele foi chamado para ocupar a cadeira de medicina prática em Pádua em 1569. Durante este tempo traduziu as obras de Hipócrates e armado com esse conhecimento escreveu De morbis cutaneis (1572), considerado o primeiro tratado científico sobre doenças de pele. Mercuriale foi um escritor prolífico, embora muitos livros que lhe são atribuídos fossem compilados a partir das obras dos outros. Em 11 de Março de 2009, o Museu Olímpico em Lausanne organizou um colóquio na Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Genebra, em comemoração do 400 º aniversário da morte de Girolamo Mercuriale . 2 works, or books, in 1 volume with the 16th Century medical treatments of skin deseases. Girolamo Mercuriale, also known by his Latin name Hieronymus Mercurialis ( 1530 - 1606) was an Italian physician, most famous for his work De Arte Gymnastica. Born in the city of Forlì, the son of Giovanni Mercuriali, also a doctor, he was educated at Bologna and Padua and Venice, where he received his doctorate in 1555. In Rome, he made favorable contacts and had free access to the great libraries, where with sweeping enthusiasm, he studied the classical and medical literature of the Greeks and Romans. His studies of the attitudes of the ancients toward diet, exercise and hygiene and the use of natural methods for the cure of disease culminated in the publication of his De Arte Gymnastica (Venice, 1569), the first book on sports medicine. Mercurialis translated the works of Hippocrates, and, armed with this knowledge, he wrote De morbis cutaneis (1572), considered the first scientific tract on skin diseases; De morbis mulieribus ("On the diseases of women") (1582); De morbis puerorum ("On the diseases of children") (1583); De oculorum et aurium affectibus; and "Censura e dispositio operum Hippocratis" (Venice, 1583). Mercuriale was a prolific writer, though many books were ascribed to him that were compiled from the works of others. Location/localizacao: Raros

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        Les Reports de Edward Coke L'attorney generall le Roigne [bound with] Le Second Part des Reportes [bound with] Le Tierce Part des Reportes [bound with] Le Quart Part des Reportes [etc.]. S.T.C. 5493.4; 5496; 5499.2; 5502.3

      Second editions of the first four parts of Coke's Reports, containing his choicest cases, all printed during the first half of the first decade of the 17th century, as the Reports were just appearing; all printed by Thomas Wight, their first printer. Contemporary calf, rebacked, rubbed, small hole to first title (no text affected), some staining, but generally very clean; the Taussig copy. In aedibus Thomae Wight, London, 1601-04.

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        Flores historiarum per Matthaeum Westmonasteriensem collecti: Praecipue de rebus Britannicis: ab exordio mundi usque ad annum Domini MCCCVII et Chronicon ex chronicis ab initiio mundi usque ad annum Domini MCXVIII deductum [ ]

      Francofurti - Frankfurt: Typis Wechelianis apud Claudium Marnium & heredes Ioannis Aubrii. Good. 1601. Hard Cover. [viii], 696, [24] pages. Some browning and spotting throughout, occasionally heavier. Occasional pinhole sized worming to the upper margin of pages. Bound in old full vellum, ink title to spine, browned and lightly soiled. Two names crossed through on the title page, which also has a stain at the head of the page. A heavy volume - extra postage will be required to send it outside the UK. .

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        Opus chronologicum. Ubi tempus astronomicum per motus & eclipses luminarium celestium, tanquam characteres infallibiles epocharum, ex fundamentis chronologicis demonstratur & applicatur. Editio quarta. Frankfurt a. M., Gerlach u. Beckenstein 1650. Fol. 4 Bll., 1030 (recte 1032) S., 50 Bll., mit gest. Titelvignette u. zahlr. Tabellen, Prgt. d. Zt.

      . . La Lande 193 - Ebert 3368 - Libri rari 60 - Graesse II, 23 - vgl. Houzeau-L. 12831.- Vierte Ausgabe (erstmals 1601 erschienen).- Astronomisches Hauptwerk, mit ausführlicher Abhandlung der zyklischen Bewegungen von Sonne und Mond.- Sethus Calvisius (1556-1615), der eigentlich Seth Kalwitz hieß, war Komponist, Musiktheoretiker, Thomaskantor in Leipzig und Astronom. "... sein Hauptwerk. Es war eine Frucht 20jähriger Forschungen, fand die höchste Anerkennung des Scaliger, Casaubon und Petavius und galt lange Zeit als Richtschnur für alle ähnliche Arbeiten". (ADB III, 716).- Titel gestempelt, gering gebräunt, Ebd. fleckig.# Fourth edition.- Comprehensive treatise on the cyclical movements of the sun and moon..- Sethus Calvisius (1556-1615) was a significant astronomer, apart from beeing a noted composer and musical theorist.- Title stamped, slightly browned, contemporary vellum binding stained.

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        Franc. Petrarchae ... Epistolarum: Familiarium libri XIV, Variarum lib. I, Sine titulo lib. I, Ad quosdam ex veteribus ilustriores li.I

      Lugduni: Apud Samuelem Crispinum 8vo (16.8 cm; 6.625"). [16] ff., 96, 93–396, 381–683 (i.e., 703), [1 (blank)] p.. 1601 Famous as he is for his sonnets and influence on the development of the Italian language, to understand best why Petrarch (1304–74) is often labelled the father of Renaissance humanism, one must read and know his correspondence, his epistolarum. In this edition they are, as stated on the title-page, "Opus non paucis mendis repurgatum & multis epistolis auctum ex vetusto codice bibliotecae I. Chalasii I. C. quae ut à caeteris dignosci possint ex Epistola ad lectorem praefixa intelligetur." The reference to "multis epistolis auctum ex vetusto codice bibliotecae I. Chalasii I. C." refers to the 65 letters found in the library of Johannes Chalasius, of Nîmes, and => published here for the first time. The volume is in roman type and has the Crispinus printer's device on the title-page, woodcut initials, and headpieces. This is one of several issues of an edition differing only in the imprint and in slight variations of paging. 18th-century half "white" calf, gilt spine, raised bands, boards covered with red and white combed paper; edges rubbed; two spine compartments lighter than others, some captions shaved by binder's knife. Old institutional bookplate (no other markings); 19th-century pencilling and pen notes on front free endpaper. A clean and nice copy.

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        Julii Caesaris Bulengeri Iuliodunensis. Liber de spoliis bellicis, trophaeis, arcubus triumphalibus et pompa triumphi, cui accessit liber Onuphrii Panvini veronensis de triumpho. Paris. Claudius Morellum. 1601.

      - 1 volume grand in-12° relié plein vélin d'époque, 11 f. nchf. dont titre, 95 - 1 f. nchf. 33 p.+ 1 f. nchf. infimes trous de vers en marge supérieure de quelques pages, taches d'encre sans occultation du texte sur les 4 premières feuilles, tampon de bibliothèque. Rare et bel ouvrage traitant dans sa première partie des Triumphalia romains, trophées arcs, pompe liée au triomphe de l'imperator suivi du même sujet traité plus précocement par Panofrio Panvinio. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Antique lectionis tomus I. In Quo XVI. Antiqua Monumenta ad Historiam Mediae Aetatis Illustrandam, nunquam edita

      Ingolstad: Andreas Angermaier, 1601. First Edition. Full-Leather. Good. Volume 1 only. [viii], 672; 184 [182] p. Impressed vellum. Remains of clasps. Spine markings. Bookplate for Harvard College Library on front pastedown. Ink notations above. Title page has ink notation, small holes and library blind stamp. Ink stamps on rear of title page. Blind stamps pp. 1-3. Chips in edges of first pages. An occasional small ink mark. Spots on rear endpapers. Henricus Canisius (1562-1610) was a Dutch canonist and historian who belonged to the same distinguished family as Saint Peter Canisius. In 1590 he was appointed professor of canon law at Ingolstadt, Germany which explains the publishing location of this volume of historical writings.

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        Wunderliche und warhafftige Gesichte Philanders von Sittewald, das ist Straff-Schrifften Hanß-Michael Moscherosch von Wilstädt. In welchen Aller Weltwesen, Aller Mänschen Händel . als in einem Spiegel dargestellet und gesehen werden. Von Ihme zum letztern mahl auffgelegt, vermehret, gebessert, mit Bildnussen gezieret, und . in Truck gegeben. 2 Tle. in 1 Band. Straßburg, J. Ph. Mülbe u. J. Städel 1650. 8°. 23 Bll., 709 S., 12 Bll.; 7 Bll., 931 (recte 911) S., mit 2 gest. Titeln, 7 (st.8) Kupfertafeln, 2 Poträt-Kupfertafeln, 1 (ganzs.) Textkupfer u. 25 (1 ganzs.) Textholzschnitten, Prgt. d. Zt.

      - VD17 23:247991V - Hayn-G. VI, 332 - Dünnhaupt 2852 - Goedeke III, 234, 9 - Faber du Faur 425: ?This is the very rare edition?.- Fünfte, autorisierte Ausgabe, erstmals mit dem 7. Gesicht im II. Tl.- ?Beste Ausgabe, alle 13 (ächten) Gesichte enthaltend.? (Hayn-G.).- In beiden Teilen äußerst seltene Ausgabe der Gesichte Philanders von Sittewalt, die ihrem Autor (1601-1669) in der Fruchtbringenden Gesellschaft den Ehrentitel "Der Träumende" einbrachten und von großem Einfluß auf die Zeitgenossen Moscheroschs waren, unter ihnen Grimmelshausen (vgl. Dünnh. 2849).- Enthält im I. Tl. 7 Gesichte (Schergen-Teuffel, Welt-Wesen, Venus-Narren, Todten-Heer, Letztes Gericht, Höllen-Kinder und Hof-Schule), einen Epilogus und die Teutsche Zugabe sowie ein Register (Anzeiger). Die Holzschnitte entstammen Wendel Rihels Narrenspiegel (1549). Mit Widmungsgedichten von Gueintz, Harsdörffer, Hille, Rist, Schill, Schneuber u. a. Tl II enthält 7 Gesichte (A la mode Kehrauß, Hans hinüber. Ganß herüber, Weiber-Lob, Thurnier, Pflaster wider das Podagra, Soldaten-Leben und Reformation). Mit Widmungsgedichten von Schill, Schneuber u. a.- Im ?Soldaten-Leben? findet sich das interesante Lexikon der Soldatensprache (S.629-52).- Es fehlt das Porträt von J. M. Moscherosch, als Der Träumende.- Nur leicht gebräunt, Ebd. etw. fleckig, sonst schönes Exemplar.

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        The Historie of Philip de Commines Knight, Lord of Argenton. [Translation by Thomas Danett, with dedicatory Epistle to Lord Burghley signed by him.]

      London: Imprinted at London by Ar. Hatfield for I. Norton, 1601. Second edition in English. Title page within large historiated woodcut border bearing the royal arms and motto ("Honi soit qui mal y pense" ), the crest of Burghley, and the printer's beehive device; several large inital woodcut capitals throughout, and genealogical table in rear. [16], 364 pp. 1 vols. Small folio. Bound in contemporary paneled calf central gilt lozenge, last nine leaves of genealogical tables have contemporary manuscript notes. Upper covers split and pulling away from boards which are nevertheless firmly attached by cords; front free endpaper missing; internally very good. Second edition in English of a primary source for 15th century European history. Commines has been called "the first critical and philosophical historian since classical times" (Oxford Companion to English Literature), principally for his shrewd and practical insight into the political realities of his day, his psychological insight, and his forthright account of the machinations of the politicians he described. His history is divided into 8 books, the first six of which deal with the reign of Louis XI; the last two deal with the Italian wars of Charles VIII, ending with his deathThomas Danett's English translation was first published in 1596. In his dedication to Lord Burghley, dated 1 Nov. 1596, Danett states that thirty years before he presented Lord Burghley and "the late Earle of Leicester my Lord" his 'historie of Commines, rudely translated into our vulgar toong,' and that he later revised and enlarged his translation at the request of Sir Christopher Hatton. According to the DNB, Danett (fl. 1566-1601) was also the author of the following works: "1. The Description of the Low Countreys and of the Prouinces thereof, gathered into an Epitome out of the Historie of Lodouico Guicchardini,' London, 1593, dedicated to Lord Burghley. 2. A Continuation of the Historie of France from the death of Charles the Eight, where Comines endeth, till the death of Henry the Second [1559], collected by Thomas Danett, gentleman,' London, 1600, dedicated to Lord Buckhurst. ..."

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        Vite di XVII Confessori di Christo, scelte da diversi autori e nel volgare italiano ridotte

      Luigi Zanetti 1601 edizione originale, in 8°, pp. (8), 519, (15), leg. p / perg. coeva con tit. manoscr. e cordoni al ds., marca tipogr. al front. test., capil. ornati e final. inc. in xilogr., qualche menda marg. alla leg., per il resto ottimo esempl.

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        The Historie of Philip de Commines Knight, Lord of Argenton [Translation by Thomas Danett, with dedicatory Epistle to Lord Burghley signed by him ]

      London: Imprinted at London by Ar. Hatfield for I. Norton, 1601. Second edition in English. Title page within large historiated woodcut border bearing the royal arms and motto ("Honi soit qui mal y pense" ), the crest of Burghley, and the printer's beehive device; several large inital woodcut capitals throughout, and genealogical table in rear. [16], 364 pp. 1 vols. Small folio. Bound in contemporary paneled calf central gilt lozenge, last nine leaves of genealogical tables have contemporary manuscript notes. Upper covers split and pulling away from boards which are nevertheless firmly attached by cords; front free endpaper missing; internally very good. Second edition in English of a primary source for 15th century European history. Commines has been called "the first critical and philosophical historian since classical times" (Oxford Companion to English Literature), principally for his shrewd and practical insight into the political realities of his day, his psychological insight, and his forthright account of the machinations of the politicians he described. His history is divided into 8 books, the first six of which deal with the reign of Louis XI; the last two deal with the Italian wars of Charles VIII, ending with his death Thomas Danett's English translation was first published in 1596. In his dedication to Lord Burghley, dated 1 Nov. 1596, Danett states that thirty years before he presented Lord Burghley and "the late Earle of Leicester my Lord" his 'historie of Commines, rudely translated into our vulgar toong,' and that he later revised and enlarged his translation at the request of Sir Christopher Hatton. According to the DNB, Danett (fl. 1566-1601) was also the author of the following works: "1. The Description of the Low Countreys and of the Prouinces thereof, gathered into an Epitome out of the Historie of Lodouico Guicchardini,' London, 1593, dedicated to Lord Burghley. 2. A Continuation of the Historie of France from the death of Charles the Eight, where Comines endeth, till the death of Henry the Second [1559], collected by Thomas Danett, gentleman,' London, 1600, dedicated to Lord Buckhurst. ..."

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        De humana physiognomonia Ioannis Baptistae Portae Neapolitani, libri IV. : qui ab extimis, quae in hominum corporibus conspiciuntur signis, ita eorum naturas, mores & consilia (egregiis ad viuum expressis iconibus) demonstrant, vt intimos animi recessus penetrare videantur : omnibus omnium ordinum studiosis lectu vtiles, maximeque iucundi / nunc ab innumeris mendis, quibus passim Neapolitana scatebat editio, emendati, primumq; in Germania in lucem editi ; cum duplici rerum & verborum indice longe locupletissimo

      Ursellis [i.e., Oberursel]: Typis Cornelii Sutorii, sumptibus Ion[a]e Rosae, 1601. Third (?) edition, preceded by the editions of 1586 and 1593. Title printed in red and black with woodcut portrait of Porta on the verso, and numerous fine woodcuts in the text. [16], 584, [55] pp. 8vo. Bound in 20th-century brown cloth, gilt-lettered spine, edges gilt. Attractive, clean copy in a sturdy, if undistinguished, binding. The Face of Humanity "Porta was one of the pioneers of the scientific outlook, not himself a discoverer but a popularizer ... We are prone to think today of physiognomy as antiscientific, but it was in fact a way of emphasizing the dependence of behavior on body, a sort of physiological psychology." - Diamond 23.5. Porta's PHYSIOGNOMONIA is also often a very amusing work, and its charming illustrations which explore the analogies between the various human types and their animal counterparts, can deliver many a bracing gasp of recognition, and more than a chuckle or two.

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