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        Tooneel van China. Amsterdam, Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge and the widow of Elizaeus Weyerstraten, 1668. Folio. With engraved frontispiece, engraved author's portrait, 24 engraved plates (including 2 double-page maps and 1 folding plate) and 60 engraved illustrations in text (plus another copy on a separate leaf, without letterpress text, of the engraving on 2F3v). Including maps of China and Asia, traditional Chinese costumes, illustrations of the Chinese and the Mughal rulers in abundantly decorated rooms, linguistic illustrations, zoological illustrations, etc. Contemporary gold-tooled calf, later endpapers (re-cased).

      Cordier, Sinica, col. 26; Löwendahl 136 (cf. 132); cf. Merrill, Athanasius Kircher 20. First and only edition of Glazemaker's Dutch translation of China illustrata, "one of the most influential books in shaping the European conception of China in its Day" (Löwendahl), by the great Jesuit scientist Athanasius Kircher (1601/02-1680). The work is divided into six parts, the first on the inscriptions of the famous Nestorian monument (early Chinese Christian inscriptions, in Chinese and Syriac lettering), the second part gives a history of China and early Christianity, the third on idolatry in Chinese and other Asian cultures, including Indian and Japanese, the fourth describes China's government, its cities and its nature, the fifth details China's architectural and mechanical marvels and in the sixth Kircher returns to the Chinese language and the origins of its characters. Including the engraved author's portrait, often lacking. The first and last few leaves a bit frayed at the edges, some spots and a few plates and leaves slightly browned, otherwise in good condition. The binding recased and with some restorations, rubbed along the edges and three of the compartments of the spine somewhat loose. A fascinating and well-illustrated account of China, mixing fact and fiction, but bringing both to a newly eager and curious public.

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        Histoire naturelle et civile de la Californie, contenant une description exacte de ce pays, de son sol, de ses montagnes, lacs, rivières & mers, de ses animaux, végétaux, minéraux, & de sa fameuse pêcherie des perles; les moeurs de ses habitans, leur religion, leur gouvernement, & leur façon de vivre avant leur conversion au Christianisme; un detail des différens voyages, & tentatives qu'on a faites pour s'y établir, & reconnoître son Golfe & la côte de la Mer du Sud.Paris, Durand, 1767. 3 volumes. 8vo. With a folding engraved map of California. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spines, gold-tooled binding edges.

      Eberstadt 128:156; Howes V69; JCB I, 1601; Sabin 98843; Streeter coll. IV, 2433. First edition of the French translation of one of the earliest and most important works on early California. The original Spanish edition was written by Andrés Marcos Burriel (1719-1762), a Spanish Jesuit, after memoires by Miguél Vénegas (1680-1764), who was a Jesuit as well. This French translation, by Marc Antoine Eidous, was based on the English one, and makes no mention of the Spanish authors at all. Vénegas had never actually been to California, but relied on relations of several missionaries who had been there. His book, after being edited and compiled by Burriel, became the most extensive account on Lower California of the 18th century. It contains some rare facts and details on the work of the missionaries and on the customs of the Californian inhabitants. The work was also responsible for putting an end to the myth that California was an island, which was proven when in 1746 father Ferdinand Consag led an expedition to the mouth of the Colorado River, sailing completely around the Gulf of California. An account of this voyage can be found in the third volume, which can be regarded a supplement volume to the other two and is also edited by Burriel. This supplement contains next to the relation of Consag, extracts of other works on California and Northwest Coast explorations up to 1754. A very good copy, with only some minor smudges to the half-title of volume one, and an occasional spot throughout. Binding with minor restorations, corners lightly bumped, but otherwise also very good.

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        A finely illustrated manuscript scroll, with caption in Japanese at beginning "Gold Silver Mountain," measuring 270 x 8715 mm. on paper (minor worming at beginning carefully repaired on verso), with numerous explanatory captions

      - [Japan: late 18th century - early 19th century]. This scroll is concerned with the famous gold and silver mines on Sado Island, illustrating all the steps from mining to refining of gold and silver ore. It is quite different from the others we have handled as there is far more explanatory text in manuscript. Gold, silver, and copper mining on Sado Island, just off the coast of Niigata Prefecture, had its beginnings in ancient times. With the discovery in 1601 of the rich Aikawa gold and silver mine, Sado experienced an economic boom. The Edo shogunate assembled miners and slave laborers (mostly the homeless) from throughout Japan and sent them to Sado to exploit the Aikawa mine and three other nearby mines. It soon became the largest gold and silver mining site in Japan, attracting a population of well over 50,000 and it, to a very large degree, financed the Edo shogunate for several hundred years. A series of unique mining, smelting, and minting technologies developed at Sado were disseminated to other mines within Japan. Today, the Sado complex of mines is on the "Tentative List" of Unesco World Heritage Sites (and much of our description is derived from the detailed article prepared for submission to Unesco). The Aikawa mine was one of the few mines at the time to be based on kodobori (mine-digging). A series of pre-modern mine management systems and mining-related technologies ranging from mining to smelting were developed at Sado including methods for extracting gold from silver, such as the Chinese haifuki cupellation method brought in from the Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine (Shimane Prefecture); the yakikin method; as well as manufacturing-based operational formats such as the yoseseriba. It is particularly important to remember that the entire series of processes, from mining and smelting to ultimately the production of gold coinage were carried out at this single mine and its environs. This scroll depicts all the steps of mining and processing the ore into pure gold and silver before minting. The beginning of the scroll depicts miner digging tunnels; removing water with buckets and a series of Archimedes' screws; building wooden support beams; oils lamps to illuminate the tunnels; ventilation systems; government officials overseeing all the processes; men carrying sacks of ore leaving the mine; furnaces; entertainment halls for government executives; basins to wash the ore; an office for accountants with stacks of files; an auction hall filled with dealers checking the purity of the gold and silver; washing ore in the streams; transporting gold and silver to the mint; a government office checking the incoming metals at a gate; a street of local merchants selling alcohol and baskets; men delivering fish and lighting oil; the various steps of refining the ore; government officials examining and weighing the refined gold and silver; and many kinds of tools. In very fine condition with fine coloring.

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        Tooneel van China. Amsterdam, Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge and the widow of Elizaeus Weyerstraten, 1668. Folio. With engraved frontispiece, engraved author's portrait, 24 engraved plates (including 2 double-page maps and 1 folding plate) and 60 engraved illustrations in text (plus another copy on a separate leaf, without letterpress text, of the engraving on 2F3v). Including maps of China and Asia, traditional Chinese costumes, illustrations of the Chinese and the Mughal rulers in abundantly decorated rooms, linguistic illustrations, zoological illustrations, etc. Contemporary gold-tooled calf, later endpapers (re-cased).

      Cordier, Sinica, col. 26; Löwendahl 136 (cf. 132); cf. Merrill, Athanasius Kircher 20. First and only edition of Glazemaker's Dutch translation of China illustrata, "one of the most influential books in shaping the European conception of China in its Day" (Löwendahl), by the great Jesuit scientist Athanasius Kircher (1601/02-1680). The work is divided into six parts, the first on the inscriptions of the famous Nestorian monument (early Chinese Christian inscriptions, in Chinese and Syriac lettering), the second part gives a history of China and early Christianity, the third on idolatry in Chinese and other Asian cultures, including Indian and Japanese, the fourth describes China's government, its cities and its nature, the fifth details China's architectural and mechanical marvels and in the sixth Kircher returns to the Chinese language and the origins of its characters. Including the engraved author's portrait, often lacking. The first and last few leaves a bit frayed at the edges, some spots and a few plates and leaves slightly browned, otherwise in good condition. The binding recased and with some restorations, rubbed along the edges and three of the compartments of the spine somewhat loose. A fascinating and well-illustrated account of China, mixing fact and fiction, but bringing both to a newly eager and curious public.

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        Helvetiae descriptio. Carte gravée de la Suisse. (Aus: Franz Hogenberg, Theatrum orbis Terrarium de Abraham Ortelius).

      Anvers / Antwerpen, 1595 ou 1601, - 34 x 45.5 cm, gravée sur cuivre et coloriée à la main. papier légèrement bruni, petite fente au bas du plis de la page. Texte en latin au verso, avec lettrine coloriée. 1 feuille / 1 Blatt. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Blumer 59; Koeman III, 4900:31; Broecke 115.2.

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        Le désaveu de ceux de la pretendue rel[igion] Ref[ormée]. & des SS. Pères contre le Plessis capitaine &c. Monstrant comme la prétendue est nouvelle & contraire à l'église ancienne & ss. Peres?

      - par S. Millanges, Bourdeaus (Bordeaux) 1601, petit in-8 (16x11cm), 32 p, 402 pp., relié. - First Edition. Velina a tempo pieno, di nuovo leviga silenzio. 4 libri pubblicati all'inizio del lavoro. Titolo pagina macchiato. Strappo con leggera perdita in ultima tabella del foglio (mancano alcune lettere). Sottile secondo slittamento di restauro. Dimostrazione attraverso routine di un libro pubblicato nel 1565, Bag e parti della falsità del protestantesimo critica dal momento che coloro che difendono invocare falsi argomenti o argomenti speciosi. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en plein vélin d'époque, dos lisse muet. 4 cahiers détachés en début d'ouvrage. Page de titre tachée. Une déchirure avec léger manque au dernier feuillet de table (manque quelques lettres). Mince restauration au deuxième feuillet. Démonstration à travers la critique systématique d'un livre paru en 1565, Sac et pièces, de la fausseté du protestantisme, puisque ceux qui la défendent invoquent de faux arguments ou des arguments spécieux.

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        Two finely illustrated manuscript scrolls, scroll I: 11,500 x 268 mm. & scroll II: 11,880 x 268 mm. on fine paper, with numerous explanatory captions

      - [Japan: late 18th century - early 19th century]. A fine and complete set of scrolls concerning the famous gold and silver mines on Sado Island, illustrating all the steps from mining to refining to minting. Gold, silver, and copper mining on Sado Island, just off the coast of Niigata Prefecture, had its beginnings in ancient times. With the discovery in 1601 of the rich Aikawa gold and silver mine, Sado experienced an economic boom. The Edo shogunate assembled miners and slave laborers (mostly the homeless) from throughout Japan and sent them to Sado to exploit the Aikawa mine and three other nearby mines. It soon became the largest gold and silver mining site in Japan, attracting a population of well over 50,000 and it, to a very large degree, financed the Edo shogunate for several hundred years. A series of unique mining, smelting, and minting technologies developed at Sado were disseminated to other mines within Japan. Today, the Sado complex of mines is on the "Tentative List" of Unesco World Heritage Sites (and much of our description is derived from the detailed article prepared for submission to Unesco). The Aikawa mine was one of the few mines at the time to be based on kodobori (mine-digging). A series of pre-modern mine management systems and mining-related technologies ranging from mining to smelting were developed at Sado including methods for extracting gold from silver, such as the Chinese haifuki cupellation method brought in from the Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine (Shimane Prefecture); the yakikin method; as well as manufacturing-based operational formats such as the yoseseriba. It is particularly important to remember that the entire series of processes, from mining and smelting to ultimately the production of gold coinage were carried out at this single mine and its environs. The finely drawn scrolls depict every process. The first scroll depicts the entrance to the mine on Aikawa mountain; miners in the mine shafts; ladders and lanterns; buckets to remove water; baskets to carry ore; government officials, including surveyors; ventilation systems; scenes outside the mines with sheds; men cutting wood for support beams; blacksmiths making tools; water courses to wash away gravel and soil; security devices to prevent workers from stealing gold; a scene depicting dealers at an auction bidding on the unrefined ores; office workers keeping records; transportation of the rocks by humans and oxen; the village, with scenes of a restaurant, merchants carrying coal, oil, and other supplies to the mine; methods of crushing and grinding the ores; more water courses to separate the precious metals from the gravel and stone; Archimedean screws; techniques to separate gold dust; the steps of the haifuki cupellation method; government assayers; and other refining techniques. The second scroll depicts further refining methods to separate gold, silver, and copper. These are highly detailed, including images of each tool with its name; government offices; shore quarries; etc. The scroll goes on to the minting process. We see government officials watching workers further refine the ores; bags of gold dust; melting of gold and silver in large furnaces; casting of long thin ingots of gold; breaking down these ingots (always closely observed by government officials), and the minting of coins. The same process is shown for making silver coins. In very fine condition with fine coloring.

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        Teilansicht, Naschmarkt, "Tumult vnd Afflauff zu Leiptzig an 93. den 19. vnd 20. Meinens geschehen durch Ziffern Angezeigt Vnd in der Historie Weiter erkleret".

      - Kupferstich aus Meßrelation, 1601, 22 x 28 Vergl. Drugulin 874 für den Einblattdruck. - Schöner Druck dieses seltenen und frühen Blattes, zeigt die Plünderung des Hauses des Kaufmanns Adolf Weinhaus am Naschmarkt während der Calvinistenunruhen, im Bild Nummerierung von 1 - 11. (Nr. 8 zeigt die Zerstörung eines Gemäldes das von Albrecht Dürer stammen soll). - Die Frankfurter (und später auch Leipziger) Meßrelationen waren ein anlässlich der Buchmessen herausgegebenes "frühneuzeitliche Nachrichtenmedium" und gelten als Vorläufer der modernen Zeitungen. Sie unterrichteten über die politischen und militärischen Ereignisse seit der vergangenen Messe (Messen fanden im Herbst in Frankfurt und zu Ostern in Leipzig statt), als Illustrationen wurden meist die Einblattdrucke aus der Zeit faktisch unverändert wiedergegeben; die Meßrelationen erschienen unter dem Pseudonym Jacobus Francus hinter dem sich in den frühen Jahren Conrad Lautenbach (ab 1591 bis 1595) verbarg; mit restaurierten Rändern, alte Faltstellen geglättet.

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        Two finely illustrated manuscript scrolls, scroll I: 11,500 x 268 mm. & scroll II: 11,880 x 268 mm. on fine paper, with numerous explanatory captions

      [Japan: late 18th century - early 19th century]. A fine and complete set of scrolls concerning the famous gold and silver mines on Sado Island, illustrating all the steps from mining to refining to minting. Gold, silver, and copper mining on Sado Island, just off the coast of Niigata Prefecture, had its beginnings in ancient times. With the discovery in 1601 of the rich Aikawa gold and silver mine, Sado experienced an economic boom. The Edo shogunate assembled miners and slave laborers (mostly the homeless) from throughout Japan and sent them to Sado to exploit the Aikawa mine and three other nearby mines. It soon became the largest gold and silver mining site in Japan, attracting a population of well over 50,000 and it, to a very large degree, financed the Edo shogunate for several hundred years. A series of unique mining, smelting, and minting technologies developed at Sado were disseminated to other mines within Japan. Today, the Sado complex of mines is on the "Tentative List" of Unesco World Heritage Sites (and much of our description is derived from the detailed article prepared for submission to Unesco). The Aikawa mine was one of the few mines at the time to be based on kodobori (mine-digging). A series of pre-modern mine management systems and mining-related technologies ranging from mining to smelting were developed at Sado including methods for extracting gold from silver, such as the Chinese haifuki cupellation method brought in from the Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine (Shimane Prefecture); the yakikin method; as well as manufacturing-based operational formats such as the yoseseriba. It is particularly important to remember that the entire series of processes, from mining and smelting to ultimately the production of gold coinage were carried out at this single mine and its environs. The finely drawn scrolls depict every process. The first scroll depicts the entrance to the mine on Aikawa mountain; miners in the mine shafts; ladders and lanterns; buckets to remove water; baskets to carry ore; government officials, including surveyors; ventilation systems; scenes outside the mines with sheds; men cutting wood for support beams; blacksmiths making tools; water courses to wash away gravel and soil; security devices to prevent workers from stealing gold; a scene depicting dealers at an auction bidding on the unrefined ores; office workers keeping records; transportation of the rocks by humans and oxen; the village, with scenes of a restaurant, merchants carrying coal, oil, and other supplies to the mine; methods of crushing and grinding the ores; more water courses to separate the precious metals from the gravel and stone; Archimedean screws; techniques to separate gold dust; the steps of the haifuki cupellation method; government assayers; and other refining techniques. The second scroll depicts further refining methods to separate gold, silver, and copper. These are highly detailed, including images of each tool with its name; government offices; shore quarries; etc. The scroll goes on to the minting process. We see government officials watching workers further refine the ores; bags of gold dust; melting of gold and silver in large furnaces; casting of long thin ingots of gold; breaking down these ingots (always closely observed by government officials), and the minting of coins. The same process is shown for making silver coins. In very fine condition with fine coloring.

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        A finely illustrated manuscript scroll, with caption in Japanese at beginning "Gold Silver Mountain," measuring 270 x 8715 mm. on paper (minor worming at beginning carefully repaired on verso), with numerous explanatory captions

      [Japan: late 18th century - early 19th century]. This scroll is concerned with the famous gold and silver mines on Sado Island, illustrating all the steps from mining to refining of gold and silver ore. It is quite different from the others we have handled as there is far more explanatory text in manuscript. Gold, silver, and copper mining on Sado Island, just off the coast of Niigata Prefecture, had its beginnings in ancient times. With the discovery in 1601 of the rich Aikawa gold and silver mine, Sado experienced an economic boom. The Edo shogunate assembled miners and slave laborers (mostly the homeless) from throughout Japan and sent them to Sado to exploit the Aikawa mine and three other nearby mines. It soon became the largest gold and silver mining site in Japan, attracting a population of well over 50,000 and it, to a very large degree, financed the Edo shogunate for several hundred years. A series of unique mining, smelting, and minting technologies developed at Sado were disseminated to other mines within Japan. Today, the Sado complex of mines is on the "Tentative List" of Unesco World Heritage Sites (and much of our description is derived from the detailed article prepared for submission to Unesco). The Aikawa mine was one of the few mines at the time to be based on kodobori (mine-digging). A series of pre-modern mine management systems and mining-related technologies ranging from mining to smelting were developed at Sado including methods for extracting gold from silver, such as the Chinese haifuki cupellation method brought in from the Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine (Shimane Prefecture); the yakikin method; as well as manufacturing-based operational formats such as the yoseseriba. It is particularly important to remember that the entire series of processes, from mining and smelting to ultimately the production of gold coinage were carried out at this single mine and its environs. This scroll depicts all the steps of mining and processing the ore into pure gold and silver before minting. The beginning of the scroll depicts miner digging tunnels; removing water with buckets and a series of Archimedes' screws; building wooden support beams; oils lamps to illuminate the tunnels; ventilation systems; government officials overseeing all the processes; men carrying sacks of ore leaving the mine; furnaces; entertainment halls for government executives; basins to wash the ore; an office for accountants with stacks of files; an auction hall filled with dealers checking the purity of the gold and silver; washing ore in the streams; transporting gold and silver to the mint; a government office checking the incoming metals at a gate; a street of local merchants selling alcohol and baskets; men delivering fish and lighting oil; the various steps of refining the ore; government officials examining and weighing the refined gold and silver; and many kinds of tools. In very fine condition with fine coloring.

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        Sefer Chareidim

      1601. First Edition . (JUDAICA—KABBALAH) AZIKRI, Eleazar ben Moses. Sefer Chareidim. Venice: Daniel Zanetti, 1601. Octavo (small quarto), modern full brown blind-tooled morocco, raised bands; 82 leaves. $3500.First edition of this spiritual and ascetic kabbalistic manual by the renowned kabbalist Rabbi Azikri, printed in Venice and handsomely bound.Rabbi Eleazar ben Moses Azikri (1533-1600) studied under Joseph Sagis in Safed; he was ordained in 1596 by Jacob Berab II. “His sole aim was spiritual devotion, purification, and communion with God… Sefer Chareidim is a spiritual and ascetic manual arranged according to the mitzvot in usage at the time and their division according to the limbs of the body and according to time. This book had a wide circulation and was printed in over 27 editions. It was also abridged, and a commentary was added to it… Apart from exercises in meditation [Azikri and his fellow ascetics] recited love poems to God, four of which were printed in Azikri's book Sefer Chareidim”(Encyclopædia Judaica). Title within typographic border. Text in Hebrew. Vinograd, Venice 925. Steinschneider no. 4917, 1 col. 911. Zedner, 218 (“Ed. Non Frequens”). A few marginal ink notations in Hebrew script, including one on title page.Some faint dampstaining, not affecting legibility. Attractive morocco binding fine. An excellent copy of this scarce item.

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        No whippinge, nor trippinge: but a kinde friendly snippinge.

      London: John Browne & John Deane, 1601 [London: Chiswick Press, 1895 for Elkin Matthews]. 16mo (16.4 cm, 6.45"). [64] pp., without the 10 preliminary pages. Scarce 19th-century facsimile printing => on vellum of a mild but reproachful plea for dignity in a heated late 16th- and early 17th-century literary quarrel. This reply to Weever's Whipping of the Satyre — itself a response to Marston's Scourge of Villanie, among other works — is generally attributed to Breton, who was one of the poets singled out for attack; the author here objects to the increasingly hostile personal abuse becoming more and more widespread among contemporary satirists.    Although without modern imprint, this volume => matches the Chiswick Press facsimile printing done for Elkin Matthews in 1895 and issued as number three in his "Isham Reprints," here without the preliminary leaves that included the editor's note.    The work is uncommon, and particularly so in this case, as the present example is => one of only five copies believed to have been printed on vellum. (The Folger Shakespeare Library's copy on vellum similarly has had the preliminary matter suppressed.)    => Searches of NUC, WorldCat, and COPAC locate only one vellum copy (Folger Library as above).    Provenance: Pencil note at rear indicating service in the stock of Quaritch Booksellers ("collated & complete, pp. B. Quaritch, Ltd. D.Jun.") Most recently in the library of American collector Albert A. Howard (sans indicia).         For 1601 first ed.: ESTC S109105; STC (2nd ed.) 3672. Green quarter morocco and green cloth sides, spine with gilt-stamped title; spine sunned and cloth showing small spots of light discoloration around edges, with corners and small portion of lower back edge rubbed. Older printed cataloguing slip affixed to front pastedown. Pages gently cockled, with scattered spots or areas of light mildew bloom, apparently arrested; last two facing leaves with facing scattered pinpoint spots. => A handsome production in rare form.

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        FRANCISCI TOLETI E SOCIETATE IESU S.R.E. PRESB. CARD. INSTRUCTIO SACERDOTUM AC DE SEPTEM PECCATIS MORTALIBUS.

      Rome, Italy: Antoni Franzini & Haeredum Q. Hieronymi Franzini. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1601. First Edition. Flexible vellum. You Like Them!; [24], 1056, [79] pages; The instructions for priests concerning the seven mortal sins. Thick 8vo, contemp limp vellum; covers reinforced with brown paper, hinges cracked. Title in red & black. Some marginal dampstaining. Early ink ownership signatures on title. Ex-library, stamps on title & verso. Complete. The 1st of 23 editions published between 1601-1691. Quite Scarce- WorldCat locates just one copy. 16cm. ; 0 .

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        La Baruffa di Bruttobuono

      1601 - Bulino, 1601, datato e firmato in lastra, alla fine della dedica: "Francesco Villamena 1601". Esemplare nella tiratura settecentesca di Carlo Losi, il cui nome è aggiunto in basso a destra "Romae apud Carolum Losi 1774". Secondo Michael Bury, la composizione fu disegnata e incisa da Francesco Villamena, e da lui dedicata al mecenate delle arti Ciriaco Mattei (1542-1614), la cui villa appare nello sfondo dell’incisione. La composizione mostra una rissa di strada, d’invenzione del Villamena, tra il cosiddetto 'Bruttobuono' sostenitore degli Spagnoli, e i filo-francesi che gli lanciano sassi. Nella dedica, Villamena osserva che, benchè di 'basissimo soggetto' egli pensa che Mattei non disdegnerà il suo omaggio: Mattei, filo-spagnolo, avrebbe dato la sua protezione al Bruttobuono. La composizione di Villamena mostra delle figure quasi scultoree, distanziate tra di loro permettendo così al bianco del foglio di emergere e di creare un gioco di luce e ombra che conferisce un certo ritmo e dinamismo all’opera. La lastra era tra i beni di Villamena, al momento della sua morte, elencato nell'inventario del gennaio 1626. Stampato su carta vergata coeva, con margini, leggerisse ossidazioni nei margini bianchi, in ottime condizioni. Engraving, 1601, signed and dated on plate, at the end of the dedication to Ciriaco Mattei: "Francesco Villamena 1601". Later edition by Carlo Losi. According to Michael Bury in 2001, the composition was designed and engraved by Villamena, and dedicated by him to the great patron of the arts Ciriaco Mattei (1542-1614), whose villa appears in the background. It shows a street fight between the so-called 'Bruttobuono' in support of the Spanish, and stone-throwing, pro-French thugs. In the dedication, Villamena remarks that although this is a low subject ('basissimo soggetto'), of his own invention, he thinks that Mattei will not find it unacceptable. Spanish possession of territories in Southern Italy was widely contested in this period by various foreign powers. The pro-Spanish Mattei apparently gave sanctuary to the mortally wounded Bruttobuono in this real-life event. Utilizing few types of marks, which are widely spaced and exceptionally neat, and allowing the white of the page to play an important role in defining light and dark, Villamena’s engraving system emphasizes a dynamic sense of rhythm and design. The plate was among Villamena's possessions at the time of his death and was listed in the inventory of January 1626. Printed on laid paper, a light foxing on the white margins, otherwise in very good condition. Bury 2001, no. 112 Dimensioni 503 378mm [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Speculum religiosorum & exercitium virtuosorum oder: Der geistliche Spiegel : darinn nit allein die geistlichen Closter: vnd Ordenszpersonen, mit schönen herzlichen Lehren vnd Warnungen erwiesen werden

      [Munich] : Bedruckt in der fürstliche[n] Haubstat München, bey Adam Berg., 1601. Small thick 8vo, A-3G . [6], 414, [4] leaves ("Index vnd Register"--Leaves [1]-[3] at end). Contemporary vellum over wooden boards, covers stamped with brown borders enclosing central religious devices, clasps (one broken), backstrip with 19th-century paper labels, library stamp and signature on title-page, two library stamps on free endpaper, large early woodcut bookplate on front pastedown. Leaves with tabs for easy access to chapters. Internally a very good copy, and a pleasant artefact of the period in original condition. Translation of Oratorio de religiosos y exercicio de virtuosos into German. Publisher's statement from colophon. Title in red and black; initials. Numbers 156 and 282 repeated, numbers 200 and 378 omitted in foliation. Numerous errors in foliation. This is a rare book in early editions. We only found one copy of the first (1599) edition and one copy of the second (1601) edition offered in the last 50 years. The 1601 edition was sold by Salloch in 1965 ($145): he noted "This is one of the few religious treatises that Guevara wrote: Oratorio de religiosos y Exercicio de virtuosos. It consists of a series of short exhortations or homilies, with a text prefixed to each, written in the same style like his other works: mannerism and imagery anticipate the Baroque writers of the following century. Aegidius Albertinus (1560-1620), the translator, "marks the opening of an age of a separate Catholic culture in Bavaria... he had a mastery of the Spanish language, the idiom of the most Catholic of all countries... Albertinus' method of translation is, in accordance with the spirit of his time, free, employing changes as well as additions borrowed from other authors whenever they seemed to him proper... Without him, neither Moscherosch nor Grimmelshausen could have made their start" (Faber du Faur). Although the Yale University Library owns almost all of Albertinus' Guevara translations, this volume is not included in Faber du Faur's catalogue. It is also unknown to Palau; only Goedeke lists it (II, 580, 8)."

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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 [...]

      [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. Starting to split at hinges. Two names crossed through on the title page, which also has a stain at the head of the page.

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        De vocis auditusq[ue] organis historia anatomica singulari

      [Ferrara]: [Victorius Baldinus], 1601. FIRST EDITION. Elaborately engraved title, 2 engraved portraits, and 33 engraved anatomical plates. Our copy is one of a few printed with a blank verso M3, a printer's error, considered by researchers to be an earlier issue. It is also bound in the original boards, and due to a probable binder's error, it was bound without 4 congruent text leaves (Q2-3 and B2-3), which are supplied in facsimile. A few insignificant spots, but overall a handsome and elegant copy. The words "Enatomia placem" (?) in contemporary manuscript to top and bottom fore-edges. First edition of the most beautiful and celebrated book published on the ear and throat, with drawings based on Casserius' human and animal dissections. His detailed and accurate studies included a wide range of animals: mammals, birds, amphibians, and insects, all examined in relation to human organs. The plates were executed by the German painter and etcher Joseph Maurer, and are the most accurate in the history of comparative anatomy. "Casserius' plates mark a new epoch in the history of anatomic representation, owing to the correctness of their anatomical drawing, their tasteful arrangement, and the beauty of their technical execution . . . They have become the models for anatomic illustrations in copper, just as the Vesalian representations had been for anatomic woodcuts" (see Choulant-Frank, p. 228). The work is divided into two separate parts, one on the organs of speech, and the other on hearing. It records the first accurate description of the laryngeal muscles and nerves as well as the first useful account of the nature of sound, with a comparative examination of the mechanism of phonation and the auditory organs in fish. Casserius (1552-1616) was a pupil and assistant to Fabricus. A successful anatomist and surgeon, he died before succeeding Fabricus to the chair of anatomy at Padua.

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        Boslandschap - David Vinckboons / Nicolaes de Bruyn, 1601.

      Feest in het Bos, kopergravure gemaakt in 1601 door Nicolaes de Bruyn naar een tekening van David Vinckboons (1578-1629). Afm. 44,8 x 66,5 cm.Na de val van Antwerpen in 1585 en de vervolging van de protestanten in de Zuidelijke Nederlanden vestigde de familie Vinckboons zich in Amsterdam.Vinckboons schilderde hoofdzakelijk landschappen en genre sc?nes, de laatste vaak in de open lucht. Vinckboons was ook actief als tekenaar en ontwerper van prenten.Vinckboons gaf een wending aan het thema boeren feesten waarvan met name Breughel bekend is. Vinckboons, samen met zijn leerling Esaias van de Velde, maakte feestende gezelschappen van de modieus geklede, gegoede burgerij, gesitueerd in op parken lijkende tuinen omzoomd door veel bomen. Ook op deze prent ziet men de signatuur van Vinckboons: een kleine onopvallende vink zit op een tak in de voorste boom links.Prijs: ?2.850,- (incl. lijst).

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        Hippocratis coi aphorismi Graecè, & Latinè. Breui Enarratione, fidaque Interpretatione ita illustrate, vt ab omnibus facile intelligi possint. Cum historiis, obseruationibus, cautionibus, & remediis selectis

      Lugdunum Batavorum (Leiden) Ex Officina Plantiniana (Plantin Press) 1601. Bound in original period string tied Vellum. 12mo. 3"x5". Text in Greek and Latin. Usual toning and mild short cracking to Vellum. Several brief annotations in period ink. A Very Good, crisp copy.

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        LEODIENSIS DIOCESIS TYPUS. [Belgium]

      Antwerp. 1601 - Copper engraving. Later colour. Size: 48.5 x 37.5 cm. Fine condition Ornate map of Luxembourg, eastern Belgium and part of North Eastern France, with flamboyant strapwork decoration to title across upper centre. Decorated frame. The stippling around the scale identifies this as the later of two plates of the same subject. Published in Ortelius' landmark atlas the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Ref: Van den Broecke 64.

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        Boslandschap - David Vinckboons / Nicolaes de Bruyn, 1601.

      Feest in het Bos, kopergravure gemaakt in 1601 door Nicolaes de Bruyn naar een tekening van David Vinckboons (1578-1629). Afm. 44,8 x 66,5 cm.Na de val van Antwerpen in 1585 en de vervolging van de protestanten in de Zuidelijke Nederlanden vestigde de familie Vinckboons zich in Amsterdam.Vinckboons schilderde hoofdzakelijk landschappen en genre sc?nes, de laatste vaak in de open lucht. Vinckboons was ook actief als tekenaar en ontwerper van prenten.Vinckboons gaf een wending aan het thema boeren feesten waarvan met name Breughel bekend is. Vinckboons, samen met zijn leerling Esaias van de Velde, maakte feestende gezelschappen van de modieus geklede, gegoede burgerij, gesitueerd in op parken lijkende tuinen omzoomd door veel bomen. Ook op deze prent ziet men de signatuur van Vinckboons: een kleine onopvallende vink zit op een tak in de voorste boom links.Prijs: ?2.850,- (incl. lijst).

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        Alte Bekannte aus dem Märchenlande. (Deckeltitel: Meine Lieblingsmärchen). [Buchnummer: 1601].

      O.O., o. Vlg., o.J. 40 unpag. S. Mit 21 (11 ganzseitigen) Farbchromolithographien auf 16 Blatt und 27 (1 doppelseitig) einfarbigen Illustrationen. 4°, OPp. mit farbchromolithogr. Deckelillustration. Seltene Variante dieses Märchenbuches. - Enthält folgende Märchen in gekürzter Fassung: Rotkäppchen / Ali Baba / Dornröschen / Aschenbrödel / Der gestiefelte Kater / Die sechs Schwäne / Hänsel und Gretel. - Titelseite mit ornamentaler Bordüre. - Rücken mit rot. Leinenstreifen überklebt, Deckel etwas fleckig, Kanten und Ecken etwas bestoßen, Seiten etwas gebräunt und teilweise etwas fingerfleckig, sonst gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Kinderbücher, Märchenbücher

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        LEODIENSIS DIOCESIS TYPUS.

      Antwerp., 1601. [Belgium] Copper engraving. Later colour. Fine condition Size: 48.5 x 37.5 cm. Ornate map of Luxembourg, eastern Belgium and part of North Eastern France, with flamboyant strapwork decoration to title across upper centre. Decorated frame. The stippling around the scale identifies this as the later of two plates of the same subject. Published in Ortelius' landmark atlas the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum.

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        Historia de las Missiones qve Han Hecho los Religiosos de la Compania de Iesvs, para Predicar el Sancto Euangelio en la India Oriental, y en los Reynos de la China y Iapon.

      por la Biudade Juan Gracian, Alcala, 1601 - First ed. 4to. 2 vols. (ix), 573, (ix), 729pp. Half leather, very slightly worn. With modern morocco-backed box. Cordier, Japonica 241, Sinica 784-5. Laures, 254. Sommervogel. III.p.1979. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De vocis auditisque organis historia anatomica.

      Ferrara: Victorius Baldinus, 1601 (Part II: 1600). First edition, and a very fine copy, of the most beautiful book ever published on the comparative anatomy of the ear and throat. "Casserio began his career as the manservant of Girolamo Fabrici (Fabricius ab Aquapendente), who trained him in the art of dissection and encouraged him to pursue his medical studies. Upon Fabrici's retirement in 1608 Casserio succeeded him in the chair of anatomy at the University of Padua. Like Fabrici, Casserio attempted to explain human anatomy by reference to the lower animals, and his De Vocis, containing the first comparative studies of the vocal and auditory organs, represents one of the sixteenth century's most ambitious and detailed investigations in comparative anatomy. The work is divided into two treatises--on the anatomy of the larynx and on that of the ear. In the first Casserio compared the human vocal apparatus to those of other mammals, birds, amphibians and insects. He recognized the larynx to be the principal organ of voice, gave the first precise description of the cricoid-thyroid muscles and accurately depicted the superior and inferior laryngeal nerves, which he correctly assumed to originate from cranial nerves. He also was the first to understand the complex sound-producing organs on the abdomen of the cicada. In the second treatise, Casserio provided the first detailed comparative account of the auditory ossicles, the first adequate description of the mammalian osseous labyrinth, and the first representation of the ear of the fish--this last all the more remarkable in that, up to this time, no one had believed that fishes possess a sense of hearing" (Norman).   Casserius's "first work, De vocis auditusque organis, reprinted in Venice in 1607, is a large volume in folio dedicated to Ranuccio Farnese, Duke of Parma and Piacenza, whose portrait and that of the 39-year-old Casserius dissecting a human hand is reproduced on the first pages of the book. It contains two treatises: De Larynge vocis organo, printed in 1601, and the De Aure auditionis organo, printed earlier (1600). Preceding the first treatise, there are 60 unnumbered pages containing the title page, drawn, according to Cazort, by the famous Jacopo Ligozzi, as well as containing the dedication, the preface, and a letter by T.M. Turquet, Professor of Anatomy at the University of Paris, who urges Casserius to publish his findings by saying: "Twice gives (he) who gives at the right time (bis dat, qui tempestive dat)". There also are 14 congratulatory poems and an author index with 163 citations, (but no mention of Fabricius), the table of contents that presents the chapters in alphabetic order, and, finally, an index of the 34 tables engraved in copper (22 from the first and 12 from the second treatise). The latter were drawn by the Swiss-German painter Joseph Murer (or Maurer) who, as stated by Casserius himself (page 79 of the second Treatise), resided at his home during the preparation of the book. Each treatise is divided into three parts (Libri). The first (Fabrica) describes, starting from the superficial structures inward, the anatomy of the organ concerned first in the human adult and in the fetus, then the same organ is followed through a series of animals. The second (Actione) shows how the parts function, and the third (Usu) describes what that function is.   "Casserius's contemporaries, with the exception only of Riolanus, deemed his work superior to Fabricius's De Visione, Voce, Auditu (Venezia, 1600) ... For the first time, Casserius states that the skeleton of the human larynx is cartilaginous and not osseous, and he correctly illustrates the ventricles of the larynx, the anatomy and function of laryngeal muscles, and provides a description of laryngectomy, which corresponds to the superior tracheotomy of modern times. Furthermore, he mentions, before Stensen (Disputatio de glandulis oris, 1661), the sublingual glands and their ducts. The work also contains important findings on the human ear: the structure of the auricle, the difference between the adult and the infant temporal bone, the observation about the obliquity of the tympanic membrane, the description of the middle ear with the oval and round windows, the statement that there are only three semicircular canals, and the first description of the spiral lamina ... Concerning deafness, Casserius supports the theory, originated by Aristotle, that it is due to the putrefaction of cerumen, which he calls excrementum auris ...   "As far as comparative anatomy is concerned, Cole devotes more than 10 pages of his classic History of Comparative Anatomy to a critical review of the many original observations made by Casserius in this field. The most important discoveries are that fishes lack an external ear, which is present in cetaceans, and the description of the membranous labyrinth in fishes and of sound-producing organs of insects. Curiously, Casserius, who describes and correctly illustrates the auditory ossicles and their muscles in many mammals, did not find them in monkeys. As stated by Cole, Casserius breaks entirely new ground and the presence of errors and omissions, therefore, is fully understandable ...   "Giulio Cesare Casseri (1552-1616), whose name was Latinized into Iulius Casserius, was born in Piacenza; therefore, the nickname Piacentino (Placentinus) was often used. According to most of his early biographers Casserius's family was very poor and the young Iulius, perhaps as the servant of some student, moved to Padua, the city that shared with Bologna the reputation of being the seat of Italy's most illustrious university. He soon assumed the job of servant in the house of the famed Gerolamo Fabrici d'Acquapendente (Fabricius, 1533-1619), Public Lecturer of Anatomy and Surgery. From a servant he became first Fabricius's auditor, then instructor and brilliant disciple.   "We do not know when Casserius matriculated in the School of Medicine of the Università Artista. As mentioned several times in his works, Casserius, in addition to Fabricius, had the well-known physician Gerolamo Mercuriale (Mercurialis) as a teacher and mentor, who held the chair of Clinical Medicine of Padua in the years 1569-1587. The precise date he obtained his degree in medicine and philosophy is unknown, because the official records are missing from 1580 to 1587; a likely date is ca. 1580. After the award of his degree, Casserius, in addition to giving private lectures on anatomy to the students of the Università Artista and working as Fabricius's preparator, started a practice as physician and surgeon in Padua that was very successful. In 1584, Casserius's reputation was already so great that he took Fabricius's place as member of the board of examiners for the finals in surgery. These examinations, held in private houses in the presence of the Rector of the University, conferred the license to practice surgery. The profession of surgery was considered in those days as a minor branch of Medicine and the surgeon had to take an oath that he would not involve himself in the treatment of serious diseases, but would call a licensed physician whenever the patient was in real danger.   "Casserius acted as examiner until 1598 when the job was reassumed by Fabricius, possibly because of the fierce rivalry between the two concerning their professional practices and the teaching of Anatomy ... The first hint of the quarrel became public in 1595 when Fabricius, after his temporary leave for illness, resented the enthusiasm with which the students, particularly the Germans, thanked Casserius for his teaching as substitute lecturer of Anatomy. Things worsened in the academic year of 1597-1598 when Fabricius had to shorten his public course for lack of cadavers, while, at the same time, Casserius was able to give, in his house, a private course of 5 weeks, during which he dissected one monkey, several dogs, and nine cadavers. Again, the praise of the students, who sent Casserius a letter of gratitude and presented him with an expensive silver chandelier, served to further increase the jealousy of the old master. As recorded in the proceedings of both the Università Artista and of the Natio Germanica, Fabricius reacted by applying to the academic authorities to enforce the old (1586) statutory rule that private lectures were forbidden. As a consequence, there is no record of private lectures given by Casserius until 1604, a prohibition that must have greatly embittered Casserius.   "Although no names were aired, the conflict was echoed in the relevant dedications to the Duke of Parma (Ranuccio Farnese) and to three Venetian noblemen (Jacopo Foscarini, Leonardo Donati, and Giovanni Dolfin) appearing in the preface of two books on very similar topics and printed almost at the same time by Casserius (De Vocis Auditusque Organis Historia Anatomica, Ferrariae 1600-1601), and by Fabricius (De Visione Vocis Auditus, Venetiis, 1600). The handling of the material in both treatises is much the same, each book being organized into three sections: Anatomy, Physiology, and Philosophy. However, whereas Casserius, although not mentioning Fabricius, scrupulously reports the discoveries made by previous authors, no citations are present in Fabricius's work. Both authors state, Casserius in the preface and Fabricius in the dedication to Foscarini, that they were preparing a collection of anatomical tables (Theatrum Anatomicum) illustrating the entire human body. Fabricius maintains that there were more than 300 of these, each of them in a colored and in a black and white version, whereas Casserius, in a letter dated 1613, asserts that he had ready for publication 150 figures all engraved in copper. It is impossible to ascertain who--the old teacher or his younger rival--first had the idea for the atlas, which had been required by the medical students themselves. Ironically, neither Casserius nor Fabricius lived to see their respective tables published.   "Curiously, this academic fight between the old master and the younger rival who wanted the Chair of Anatomy is not mentioned in the English literature, where Casserius is depicted as the successor of Fabricius. This becomes even stranger if one considers that the rivalry between the two was clearly reported even in classic textbooks. However, the enmity between the two did not prevent both of them (Fabricius as Professor of Anatomy and Surgery; Casserius as Teacher of Anatomy, Physiology, and Surgery) from signing Harvey's doctoral diploma on April 28, 1602. Because of Fabricius's unavailability due to illness, the Rector of the Università Artista, after a specific request made by the medical students, asked Casserius in the winter of 1604 to present the Anatomy course. Although Fabricius gave his formal assent to this, Casserius refused to teach in the public theatre opened by Fabricius in 1594 and gave the lectures in the private theatre he had built at his home. The great success that Casserius's teaching received among the medical students is attested to by an official document drawn by Marco Antonio Coradino Stella, notary of the Università Artista, on April 23, 1604, at the closure of the Anatomy course. From 1605-1608, Casserius, who was preparing his second great work, the Pentaestheseion, went on to give well-attended private lectures on Anatomy and Surgery, while, at the same time, the teaching activity of Fabricius as public lecturer was reduced to a minimum. Such a situation led the Venetian authorities to intervene by a Dogal decree dated August 25, 1609, and, for the first time in the history of the University of Padua, the teaching of Anatomy was separated from that of Surgery, the latter being officially given to Casserius, whereas Fabricius continued to hold the chair of Anatomy as Professore Supraordinario.   "Shortly after the nomination of Casserius to the public lectorship of Surgery, the well-known Danish anatomist Caspar Bartholin (Bartolinus) visited Padua. As reported in the preface of his Institutiones Anatomicae (1632), Bartholin held Casserius in the highest esteem. In 1613, Fabricius, having reached the fiftieth year of public lectorship, was given official permission to reduce his teaching burden and, although he tried to have Giulio Cesare Sala appointed as his substitute, the job was given to Casserius. However, the latter once again refused to teach in the public theatre and held his dissections in his own home theatre. In 1614, in recognition of his professional and academic merits, Casserius, to whom the Chair of Anatomy had previously been offered by the University of Parma, first, and the University of Turin, later, was made Knight of San Marco, the highest honor bestowed by the Republic. One year later, he was reconfirmed as public lector of Surgery with a substantial raise in salary. In January 1616, he started the Anatomy course, which, following the recommendations of the academic authorities, he presented, for the first and only time, in that public theatre where, for all his life, he had dreamed of teaching as Public Lector of Anatomy. He was now at the zenith of his fame and the course, which lasted for 3 weeks, was so successful that the students of all nations published a laudatory booklet to demonstrate their gratitude. Shortly after this applauded performance, Casserius contracted a fever and died on the evening of March 8. His body was buried in the church of the Eremitani, in front of the chapel painted by Mantegna, where his tomb was reported as existing until 1626. Old Fabricius, still holding the official chair of Anatomy, outlived him by 3 years. Upon Fabricius's death (1619), the chairs of Anatomy and Surgery were once again reunited and were given to Adriaan van den Spieghel (Spigelius) (1578-1625)" (Riva et al).   Casserius was the author of three anatomical works. The first two, De vocis auditusque organis Historia anatomica (Ferrara, 1600-1601) and Pentaestheion, hoc est, De quinque sensibus liber, Organorum Fabricam ... (Venice, 1609), were edited by Casserius himself. The third, Iulii Casseri Placentini Tabulae Anatomicae LXXIIX, omnes novae nec ante hac visa. Daniel Bucretius... XX quae deerant supplevit et omnium explicationes addidit (Venetiis, 1627), was published by Daniel Rindfleisch (Bucretius) 11 years after Casserius's death.   The dramatic baroque title-page and the portrait of the Duke of Parma, to whom Casserio dedicated the work, and the portrait of Casserio have been attributed to the Italian Mannerist painter, Jacopo Ligozzi (1547-1627), who specialized in portraits and animal subjects. The drawing for the title-page is preserved in a collection of about 300 sheets in the Ufizzi attributed to Ligozzi. Among his prolific works, Ligozzi also illustrated specimens for the Bolognese naturalist Ulisse Aldrovandi. Ligozzi's title-page, one of the most dramatic of the baroque period, depicts whole or partial skeletons of several of the animals discussed in the book, including the skulls of the ox, dog, and deer, a tailless monkey, and several ornithological specimens. At the top of the baroque collage is a cicada, whose characteristic sound Casserio also discusses. More imaginative are the skeletons at the lower right and left of two putti with wings, and in the upper left and right corners human skeletons embracing. None of the other 34 full-page engravings of comparative anatomy are signed, but on the basis of a passage in Casserio's treatise on the ear cited in Choulant-Frank the drawings have generally been attributed to the German painter Joseph Maurer who lived in Casserio's home for the purpose of "painting anatomic illustrations." In accuracy and artistry, the anatomical illustrations rank with the woodcuts of Vesalius, and, like the Vesalian illustrations, they provided a model and a standard for subsequent draftsmen.   Cazort, "On dissected putti and combustible chameleons," Print Collector's Newsletter 17 (1987), pp. 197-201; Choulant-Frank p. 223; Garrison-Morton 286; Grolier Medicine 24; Heirs of Hippocrates 397; NLM/Krivatsy 2199; Norman 410; Riva et al, 'Iulius Casserius (1552-1616): The self-made anatomist of Padua's golden age,' The Anatomical Record 265 (2001), 168-175; Waller 1809; Wellcome 1333. Two parts in one, folio (410 x 264 mm). Engraved title, 2 engraved portraits (one of the dedicatee Ranuccio Farnese, Duke of Parma, and of the author), title and portraits within oval medallions set within elaborate allegorical borders, 34 full-page anatomical engravings of which 22 of the vocal organs and 12 plates of the auditory organs, woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces. Our copy is one of those printed with a blank verso 2M3 in part 2 instead of plate XII, considered by researchers to be an earlier issue. Small old paper repair to upper right corner of the engraved title, untouched contemporary vellum, internally exceptionally fresh and crisp. Rare in such fine condition.

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        Medicina practica, seu de cognoscendis, discernendis, & curandis, omnibus humani corporis affectibus, earumque causis indagandis.

      Frankfurt: Joannis Theobaldi Schonwetteri, 1601. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Folio (321 x 198 mm). [8], 652, [40] pp. Woodcut printer's device to title, contemporary owners name "David Bolton" to endpaper and some ink notes to title and one text leaf, faint library stamp to title, contemporary flexible full vellum (soiled and warped, several puncture marks to lower cover), marginal dampstaining, foxing and browning throughout, some worming to lower margin. Complete and good copy overall. ---Very rare first edition of this work. Girolamo Mercuriale's Medicina practica (1601) contains a section dedicated to the illnesses of the head, among which the author listed traditional categories of insanity: melancholy in its various forms. (M.Calabritto, Medicina practica ,consilia and the illnessesof the head in Girolamo Mercurialeand Giulio Cesare Claudini. Similarities and differences of the Sexes). Very Good.

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        Les Comedies facecieuses. A l'imitation des anciens Grecs, Latins, & modernes Italiens

      de l'Imprimerie de Raphaël du Petit Val. 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. de l'Imprimerie de Raphaël du Petit Val Rouen 1601 6 parties en un volume in-12 (7,5x14cm) (14) 620pp. relié

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        Rerum persicarum historia, Initia Gentis, Mores, instituta, resque gestas ad haec usque tempora complectens.Cui accesit Brevis ac vera Henrici Porsii de bello inter Murathem III. .Philippi Callimachi Experientis de bello Turcis. Et Appendix. Jacobus Geuderus.In ea Josephii Barbari Et Ambrosii Contareni Legatorum Reipub. Venetae Itineraria Persica: Johannes Thomae Minado I belli Turco-Persici historia

      Typis Wechelianis apud Claudium Marnium. 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! Typis Wechelianis apud Claudium Marnium Francofurti (Francfort) 1601 In Folio (16,5x32,5cm) (8) 644pp. (32) relié

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        Horologii Principum sive de Vita M. Aurelii Imperatoris Libri III. Axiomatis politicis et exemplis memorabilibus refertissimi Ex lingua Castellana adhibitis Gallicis et Italicis versionibus in Latinam linguam traducti et notis margini insertis illustrati, studio Johannis Wanckelii.

      Torgae, In Typographeio Principali, 1601. - in-folio. 36ff. 703pp. Parchemin à rabats (Reliure du XIXs.). Première Edition Latine de ce livre célèbre dont le succès fut prodigieux. Il fut traduit dans un grand nombre de langues et devint "la Biblia de los cortesanos, la admiración de los eruditos y el evangelio del pueblo" (Palau). Cette traduction latine est très rare. C'est un des premiers ouvrages imprimés dans la ville allemande de Torgau où l'imprimerie n'a été introduite qu'en 1597. Bel exemplaire. Palau, 110196.

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        La Baruffa di Bruttobuono

      1601. Bulino, 1601, datato e firmato in lastra, alla fine della dedica: "Francesco Villamena 1601". Esemplare nella tiratura settecentesca di Carlo Losi, il cui nome è aggiunto in basso a destra "Romae apud Carolum Losi 1774". Secondo Michael Bury, la composizione fu disegnata e incisa da Francesco Villamena, e da lui dedicata al mecenate delle arti Ciriaco Mattei (1542-1614), la cui villa appare nello sfondo dell'incisione. La composizione mostra una rissa di strada, d'invenzione del Villamena, tra il cosiddetto 'Bruttobuono' sostenitore degli Spagnoli, e i filo-francesi che gli lanciano sassi. Nella dedica, Villamena osserva che, benchè di 'basissimo soggetto' egli pensa che Mattei non disdegnerà il suo omaggio: Mattei, filo-spagnolo, avrebbe dato la sua protezione al Bruttobuono. La composizione di Villamena mostra delle figure quasi scultoree, distanziate tra di loro permettendo così al bianco del foglio di emergere e di creare un gioco di luce e ombra che conferisce un certo ritmo e dinamismo all'opera. La lastra era tra i beni di Villamena, al momento della sua morte, elencato nell'inventario del gennaio 1626. Stampato su carta vergata coeva, con margini, leggerisse ossidazioni nei margini bianchi, in ottime condizioni. Engraving, 1601, signed and dated on plate, at the end of the dedication to Ciriaco Mattei: "Francesco Villamena 1601". Later edition by Carlo Losi. According to Michael Bury in 2001, the composition was designed and engraved by Villamena, and dedicated by him to the great patron of the arts Ciriaco Mattei (1542-1614), whose villa appears in the background. It shows a street fight between the so-called 'Bruttobuono' in support of the Spanish, and stone-throwing, pro-French thugs. In the dedication, Villamena remarks that although this is a low subject ('basissimo soggetto'), of his own invention, he thinks that Mattei will not find it unacceptable. Spanish possession of territories in Southern Italy was widely contested in this period by various foreign powers. The pro-Spanish Mattei apparently gave sanctuary to the mortally wounded Bruttobuono in this real-life event. Utilizing few types of marks, which are widely spaced and exceptionally neat, and allowing the white of the page to play an important role in defining light and dark, Villamena's engraving system emphasizes a dynamic sense of rhythm and design. The plate was among Villamena's possessions at the time of his death and was listed in the inventory of January 1626. Printed on laid paper, a light foxing on the white margins, otherwise in very good condition. Bury 2001, no. 112 503 378

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        Alte Bekannte aus dem Märchenlande. (Deckeltitel: Meine Lieblingsmärchen). [Buchnummer: 1601].

      40 unpag. S. Mit 21 (11 ganzseitigen) Farbchromolithographien auf 16 Blatt und 27 (1 doppelseitig) einfarbigen Illustrationen. 4, OPp. mit farbchromolithogr. Deckelillustration. Seltene Variante dieses Märchenbuches. - Enthält folgende Märchen in gekürzter Fassung: Rotkäppchen / Ali Baba / Dornröschen / Aschenbrödel / Der gestiefelte Kater / Die sechs Schwäne / Hänsel und Gretel. - Titelseite mit ornamentaler Bordüre. - Rücken mit rot. Leinenstreifen überklebt, Deckel etwas fleckig, Kanten und Ecken etwas bestoßen, Seiten etwas gebräunt und teilweise etwas fingerfleckig, sonst gutes Exemplar.

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        Sammelband mit 3 Werken zu Gesetzen und Verordnungen in Sachsen und Thüringen von 1596 bis 1601 mit Kurfürsten- und Wappenholzschnitten.

      Dresden, Gimel Bergen und Matthes Stöckel 1597-1601. - 256 numerierte Blätter, 15 unnumerierte Blätter; 34 Blätter, 2 unnumerierte Blätter; 35, 40 Blätter. 8to, Pergamenteinband der Zeit. Kollation: 1. Ordnungen: Hertzog Ernsten, Hertzog Albrechten, Hertzog Moritzen und Hertzoge Augusten / Chur und Fürsten zu Sachsen / etc. So ihre Chur und Fürstliche Gnade / in Sachsen Policey, Visitation, Hoffgerichte / und andere nothwendige Articul belange / vor dieser und jetziger zeit in derselben Landen ver ordnet und auffgerichtet. Jetzand aber auffs newe mit fleis versehen / und den Underthanen zu nutz und gutem / in Druck vorfertigen lassen. Dresden, Gimel Bergen 1597, 256 numerierte Blätter (davon Blatt 1-4 unnumeriert, Titelblatt mitgezählt. Falsche Paginierung, Blattnummer 232 doppelt vergeben, weiterer Paginierungsfehler: Blatt 116 statt 216, ), 15 unnumerierte Blätter (Register). Mit kleinem Wappenholzschnitt auf dem Titelblatt, 2 ganzseitige Holzschnitt-Portraits, 1 gestochenen Falttafel (paginiert mit Blatt Bl. 193/194), 1 gestochene Textvignette sowie einem gestochenem Wappenholzschnitt am Ende des Bandes. Titelvariante zu der im selben Jahr bei Stöckel in Dresden erschienenen Auflage. VD 16, S. 737. - 2. Des Durchlauchtigsten Hochgebornen Fürsten und Herren / Herren Augusten / Hertzogen Sachssen / des Heiligen Römischen Reichs Ertzmarschallen und Churfürsten / Landgrafen in Düringen / Marggraffen zu Meissen / und Burggraff zu Magdeburg. Ausschreiben. Wie es auff der Landschafft bey jüngstem zu Torhaw gehaltenem Landtgae / underthenigste Bitte und räthliches bedencken / in etzlichen Artickeln / Policey und Iustitien belangende / gehalten solle werden. Das Dritte teil. Dresden, Gimel Bergen 1597 (im Kolophon, auf dem Titelblatt: 1596), 34 Blätter (falsche Paginierungen: Blatt 26 doppelt vergeben, statt Blatt 27, Blatt 29 unnumeriert, Blatt 34 (statt 37), 2 unnumerierte Blätter, 1 gestochene Textvignette, 1 gestochener Wappenholzschnitt. VD 16, S. 866. - 3. Taxa und Moderation, Welcher gestalt es künfftig um den Churfürstlichen Sächsischen Embtern / auch in den Stedten und Gerichten auffm Lande / mit den Gerichts / Schöppen / Ambts und anderen gebühren / in Peinlichen / Bürgerlichen und Hülffssachen / auch sonsten allenthalebn gehalten werden sol. 2 Teile (Titel des 2. Teils: Des Churfürsten zu Sachsen / Hertzogen Christiani / etc. und Burggraffen zu Magdeburg / unsers gnedigsten Herrn Verordnung / wie und welcher gestalt förder in S. Chruf. G. Embtern und Schulen / die Schreibegebühr / von den Vorwaltern / Schöffen und Dienern eingebracht / darüber aber die Leute im wenigsten nicht beschweret werden sollen. Dresden Matthes Stöckel 1601, 2 unnumerierte Blätter, 35 numerierte Blätter (mit falschen Paginierungen: Blatt 13 (statt Blatt 11) und Blatt 11 (statt Blatt 13), Blatt 23 unnumeriert), mit 2 Wappenholzschnitten. Teil 2: 40 numerierte Blätter (Titelblatt Teil 2 mitgezählt). Mit einem Wappenholzschnitt VD17 14:016628T. - In einem Pergamenteinband der Zeit, dieser von Hand datiert mit 1603. Die Deckel etwas verzogen, wenigen Braunstellen, etwas gebräunt, innen durchgehend leicht gebräunt, Marginalien von alter Hand auf dem Vorsatz und dem ersten Titelblatt, vereinzelte leichtere Randläsuren, insg. Ein wohlerhaltenes Exemplar in einem ansprechendem Pergamenteinband. Auf demr Titelblattrückseite ein alter Stempel.

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        De la Sagesse.

      1601 - « L'édition didactique des Essais de Montaigne » (Sainte-Beuve), imprimée à Bordeaux en 1601. Exemplaire immense de marges (hauteur 161 mm contre 156 mm pour l'exemplaire Jacques Guérin et 151 mm pour l'exemplaire Lindeboom), en élégante reliure ancienne. Bourdeaus, Simon Millanges, 1601.In-8 de (10) ff., 772 pp. et (4) ff. de table et d'errata. Plein veau blond, triple filet doré encadrant les plats, dos à nerfs, tranches dorées. Reliure parisienne du XVIIIe siècle. 161 x 100 mm. / ?The didactic edition of Montaigne's Essays? (Sainte-Beuve), printed in Bordeaux in 1601. Very wide-margined copy (height 161 mm to 156 mm for Jacques Guérin's copy and 151 mm for the Lindeboom one), in an elegant antiquarian binding. Bourdeaus, Simon Millanges, 1601.8vo [161 x 100 mm] of (10) ll. 772 pp. and (4) ll. of table and errata. Full light brown calf, triple gilt fillet on the covers, spine ribbed, gilt edges. Parisian binding from the 18th century. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1601 Geneva Bible printed by Robert Barker

      A well preserved Geneva bible bound in an exquisite leather binding by James Tinley, with all title pages and including the New Testament and the Whole book of Psalms. Spine with 7 raised bands and Red Leather and gold embossed labels: Bible dated on spine "1601". Engraved general title page dated 1601. The New Testament has separate engraved and hand colored title page, dated 1601; Printed title page un-dated and last leaf with chipped margins. Clear English gothic text (black letter) throughout, with good margins and clear marginal references (in roman type)

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        La Primavera

      1601. Bulino, 1601, datato in lastra in basso al centro, e firmato in basso a sinistra. Da un soggetto di H. Goltzius. Nel margine inferiore, due versi latini: Humanas recreo mentes, volucresq(ue) ferasq(ue), omnia floriferi laetantur tempore veris Esemplare nel primo stato di quattro. Bella prova, nitida e ben contrastata, impressa su carta vergata con filigrana parziale, visibili nel margine inferiore, sottili margini. Un antico restauro, perfettamente eseguito, sul lato sinistro, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. Engraving, 1601, dated on lower area of design, and signed in lower left: HGoltzius Inuent. / I. Sanredam sculpt. Lettered in lower margin with two Latin verses: Humanas recreo mentes, volucrésq ferásq: / Omnia floriferi laetantur tempore veris. A good impression, on contemporary laid paper, partial watermark, thin margins. A perfectly repaired tear on the left, othrewise in perfect condition. Hollstein 89 I/IV; Bartch 87 162 224

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        A Parallele or Conference of the Civill Law, the Canon Law, and the Common Law of this Realme of England. Wherein the agreement and disagreement of these three Lawes . . . are opened and discussed. Digested in sundry Dialogues [etc.]. S.T.C. 11415

      First edition of Fulbecke's most important work, a pioneering effort seeking to compare and contrast the three principal systems of law prevailing in England, cast in the form of a dialogue and influential upon Cowell and, ultimately, Blackstone. Modern sprinkled panelled calf, the spine lightly faded, with the bookplate of George Goyder, well-preserved and attractive; the Taussig copy. Printed by Thomas Wight, London, 1601.

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        Teilansicht, Innenstadtansicht, "Tumult vnd Afflauff zu Leiptzig an 93. den 19. vnd 20. Meinens geschehen durch Ziffern Angezeigt Vnd in der Historie Weiter erkleret".

      - Kupferstich aus Meßrelation, 1601, 22 x 28 Vergl. Drugulin 874. - Schöner Druck dieses seltenen und frühen Blattes. Im Bild Nummerierung von 1 - 11. - Mit restaurierten Rändern. Alte Quer- und Längsfalten geglättet.

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        Wien - Statliche beuth Welche die Christen in Vngern den Türcken abgwommen Vnd den 4. 5. Jenner Anno 94 dem Ertzhertzogen Mathias gehn Wien Vberantwortet haben, Wie Solches in Historica Relatione zu lesen ist.

      - Kupferstich aus Francus, Meßrelation, 1601, 22 x 28,8 Nicht bei Nebeh.- Wagner, nicht bei Fauser. Auch Drugulin kennt keinen Einblattdruck dieses Ereignisses im Jahre 1594.- Oben links Ansicht der Stadt Wien. Vor der Stadt Darstellung der Kriegsbeute und Parade der siegreichen Truppen.

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        Teilansicht, Marktplatz, " Ware abconterfeyung Welcher gestalt Vier aufrurer in Leipzig Vor dem Rah Rahthaus seint entheupt Worden, den i Juny Ao 93. alles Weiter in der histo. ".

      - Kupferstich aus Francus, Meßrelation, 1601, 22,5 x 28 vergl. Drugulin 875 für den Einblattdruck. . - Schöner Druck dieses seltenen und frühen Blattes. Im Bild Nummerierung von 1 - 15. - Mit restaurierten Rändern. Alte Falstellen geglättet.

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        Gesamtansicht der Gegend aus der Vogelschau im August 1591, "wahre Abcontrafeyhung, Wie der oberste Fürst Christianus Von Anhald, Mit Allen Anderen Obersten, Auch Reuter und Füllknecht Tzwischen Hochom und Walluf Gemonstart hat Auch Was Führ Onersten, Und Wie Strack Ein Leder Gewesen, Wirt durch diese numeros in die Zeytung Erklärt".

      - Kupferstich aus Francus, Meßrelation, 1601, 19,7 x 26,4 Nicht bei Drugulin und Fauser, nicht bei Brumme, Katalog Mainz; Wolfenbüttel, Inventar-Nr. Graph. C: 1068 und Abbildung. jedoch mit falscher Datierung.- Es handelt sich um eine seitenverkehrte Darstellung. Blick von Süden aus der Vogelschau über Mainz hinweg nach Norden. Zwischen der Mainmündung und Walluf zahlreiche Truppenansammlungen. Mit namentlicher Einzeichnung der Orte Hochkeim, Kostheim und Kastel. - Mit restaurierten Rändern. Alte Quer- und Längsfalten geglättet.

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        Teilansicht, Innenstadtansicht, " Abcontrofeytung Welcher gestalt D. Guntermann Zu Leypzig. D. Perius Zu W Wittenberg und D. Crell zu Dresden Ins gesenckms Seint gefüret Worden ".

      - Kupferstich aus Francus, Meßrelation, 1601, 17,5 x 26,5 Vergl. Drugulin 827 ( für den Einblattdruck ). - Schöner Druck dieses seltenen und frühen Blattes. Im Bild Nummerierung von 1 - 17. - Blatt mit mehreren historischen Darstellungen und 2 ovalen Portraits ( Nikolaus Crell und Chr. Gundermann ). Im oberen Drittel der Gefangenentransport über Land , darunter Innenstadtansicht mit den Gefangenen beim Gang durch die Stadt ( eingerahmt von Landsknechten ).- Mit restaurierten Rändern. Alte Quer- und Längsfalten geglättet.

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        De Vocis Avditvso Organis Historia Anatomica Singulari Fide Methodo Ac Indvstria Concinnata Tractatibvs Dvobus Explicata. (Zusammen mit:) De Auris avditvs Organi Historia Anatomica. EA. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      Ferrara, Victorius Baldinus, 1601 und 1600. - 29 Bll. (von 30), 191 , 126 S., 1 Bl. Mit gest. Titel, 1 Porträt (von 2), 34 Tafeln (1 als Faksimile), Holzschnitt-Druckermarke, zahlreichen Holzschnitt-Initialen und -Vignetten. Folio (38,5 x 26,5 cm). Leder d. Z. auf 5 Bünden, mit Rollstempel- und Streicheisenprägung , Eckfleurons und zentralen Wappen-Supralibros. Einband in neuerer Zeit unter Verwendung der alten Deckel restauriert; berieben und bestoßen; Bezugsfehlstellen an Ecken und Kanten; Vorsätze erneuert; die ersten 2 Bll. am Fuß mit Wasserfleck; erste 3 Bll, mit Wurmlöchern im unteren Rand; vereinzelt gering braunfleckig; es fehlt die Tafel XXI, die hier ebenso wie das folgende Blatt als Faksimile auf gleichfarbigem Bütten beigebunden ist; es fehlt außerdem das Porträt von Ranuccio Farnes, Herzog von Parma und Piacenza; auf Titelei hs. Besitzvermerk eines Jesuitenkollegs (datiert 1624). Das Porträt des Casserius zeigt ihn im Alter von 39 Jahren. Der erste Teil (De vocis) erschien ein Jahr nach dem zweiten. Casserius (ca. 1562-1616) vergleicht in seiner Anatomie die Laut- und Hörorgane von Mensch mit denen von Pferden, Schweinen, Ochsen, Hunden, Mäusen, Katzen, sogar mit denen von Fröschen und Insekten. Es ist seine erste Veröffentlichung, bevor er sich der Anatomie der Sinnesorgane widmete (Pentaesthesion. Venedig 1609). Casserius genoß schon früh so viel Anerkennung und Ruhm, dass ihm die Universitäten von Parma und Turin einen Lehrstuhl anboten, den er jedoch ablehnte. Eine Kontroverse mit Girolamo Fabrizzio brachte mit sich, dass er dessen Lehrstuhl für Chirurgie und Anatomie in Padua, davor von Vesal gehalten, nicht übernehmen konnte. Der Konflikt mit Fabrizzio entstand wahrscheinlich durch dessen Eifersucht auf den genialen Jüngeren, den die Studenten bevorzugten. Der Einfluß Fabrizzios reichte bis weit ins 20. Jahrhundert, so dass die Leistungen des Casserius lange nicht gewürdigt wurden. Garrison/Morton (5. Aufl., #1540): "a masterpiece of book illustration", "most beautiful book ever published on the ear and throad" (die Kupfer sind von dem Schweizer Maler und Stecher Joseph Maurer). Brunet I, 1616: "Le premier a été réimp. à Francort, 1662 (.) sous le titre de Nova anatomica ." Sallander 1809 (unter Casseri). LA

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        Globe Terrestre

      1601. Carta geografica del mondo nella classica rappresentazione dei due emisferi, tratta dall'Epitome Theatri Orteliani, edizione latina del 1601. Il Vrients, nel 1601, acquisisce da Ortelius le lastre dell'Epitome, ripubblicandola con qualche variante, includendo questa nuova carta del mondo. Incisione in rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Rara. Bibliografia: Shirley, The Mapping of the World, 231. Double hemisphere world map, from Epitome Theatri Orteliani, latin edition. In 1601 the plates for Ortelius' Epitome were acquired to be printed by Jan Baptiste Vrients, which he did with small changes. The miniature oval world map introduced in 1588 was retained and an additional small double hemispherical world map introduced. Copperplate, in excellent conditions. Rare. Anversa Antwerpen Shirley, The Mapping of the World, 231. 125 85

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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau mit der Umgebung u. Darstellung der Belagerung 25. July 1591, "Wahre Abcontrasehung von der Slacht so Graff Mauritii mit dem Herzogen Von Parma in der Beton we Gethon. Item was Volck h dahlisehn Vnd Welcher Gestalt der Herzog von Parma hatt Weichen Muessen. . Anno 1591".

      - Kupferstich aus Francus, Meßrelation, 1601, 20,5 x 26,5 Siehe auch Drugulin, Nr. 834 ( für Einblattdrucke ). Rarrissimum! Wie alle frühen Darstellungen aus den Meßrelationen auf dem Markt nicht zu finden. Zeigt die Gegend zwischen Waal und Altrhein. Im Westen Tiel, im Norden Arnheim, im Osten Festung Schenkenschanz, im Südem Njmegen. - Mit restaurierten Rändern. Alte Quer- und Längsfalten geglättet.

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