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        Parergon, Sive Veteris Geograpiae Aliquot Tabulae

      ab 1603. Kolorierter Kupferstich, Blatt: 30 x 45 cm, Druckplatte: 26 x 38 cm. Wunderschönes altkoloriertes Titelblatt von Abraham Ortelius mit Himmel- und Erdglobus, Personifikationen und Emblemen. Das 'Parergon' war die historische Sektion des Atlases von Ortelius, erstmals 1595 mit Titelblatt erschienen. Das erste Holzschnitttitelblatt wurde ab 1603 mit Kupferstichtitelblatt mit Figuren ersetzt. Altkoloriert und goldgehöht. Leicht gebräunt, insgesamt gut erhalten. - Rodney Shirley, The Title pages to the Theatrum and Parergon (In: Abraham Ortelius and the first Atlases), S. 165-167. Highly decorative title page of the historical section of Ortelius' Atlas with celestial and Earth globe, personifications and emblems. With original coloring and gold highlights. The historical section was first published in 1595. Copper engraved title page replaced the original wood-cut title page in 1603 and was used in all further editions, except of the edition published by Plantin's heir Blathasar Moretus in 1624. Slightly age-toned, in general in a good condition. - Rodney Shirley, The Title pages to the Theatrum and Parergon (In: Abraham Ortelius and the first Atlases), S. 165-167.

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        Segunda parte de la Vida del Picaro Guzman de Alfarache. Compuesto por Matheo Luxan de Sayavedra, natural vesino de Sevilla.

      Impresso en Barcelona, en casa de Sebastian Cormellas, al Call, 1603. - in-8. 3ff. 203ff. chiffrés. 2ff. Plein veau, dos à nerfs orné (Reliure du XVIIs.). Edition très rare (la troisième apparemment) de cette suite au célèbre roman de Mateo Aleman composé par Juan Martí, originaire de Valencia, et publiée sous le pseudonyme de Matheo Luxan de Sayavedra. Elle parut pour la première fois en 1602 à Valencia, deux ans avant la véritable seconde partie écrite par Mateo Aleman et publiée à Lisbonne en 1604. "Esta segunda parte, si bien menos ingeniosa que la de Aleman, es tan castiza y agradable que merece ser leida y tenerse en aprecio. Mas los ejemplares se han hecho raros " (Palau). Palau, 6685. Salva, 1697.

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        "Abraham Ortelius his epitome of the theater of the worlde ... now latlye ... renewed and augmented, the mappes all newe graven according to geographicall measure. By Micheal Coignet, mathematitian of Antwarpe"

      London [i.e. Antwerp]: printed foer Ieames Shawe. 1603. "First edition in English, oblong 8vo, [9], 110, [1], 13, [3] leaves (preserving the first and last blank); title within architectural border, engraved coat-of-arms on recto of title, 2 engravings in the preliminaries, woodcut device on verso of final leaf; 123 full-page engraved maps; contemnporary full limp vellum, 4 original pigskin ties, the binding neatly resewn with pigskin, front flyleaf with old tear neatly repaired; in all, a very nice copy in its first binding, the maps and text clean throughout. In a new cloth folding box.& & An abridgment by Coignet of Ortelius's famous Theatrum orbis terrarum.& & STC 18856. 15 copies recorded in OCLC, 7 in the US: Harvard, Huntington, Michigan, NYPL, Newberry, and Illinois, and Minnesota."

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        QVOTIDIANARVM CONTROVERSIARVM IVRIS, LIBER PRIMUS. IN QVO VSVFRVCTVS SINGVLARIS, ET VTILIS TRACTATVS. continetur, cum noua & notauili, tam in theorica, quam in praxi legum omnium & quaeftionum eius materiae declaratione: & quae tam Iudicibus, quam Aduocat

      - Compluti, Ioannis Gratiani, 1603,folio pergamino, 16 h.+366 folios + 48 h. CIVIL HISTORIA

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        Libro Nono de , de la Historia Natural de los pescados del mar, de lagos, estanques, y ríos. Hecha por el Licenciado Gerónimo de Huertas.

      - Madrid, Pedro Madrigal, 1603, 12 h. incluso portada con escudo grabado + 156 folios - (Sigue:) Traducción de los libros de Caio Plinio Segundo, de la Historia Natural de los Animales. Hecha por el Licenciado Gerónimo de Huertas (Alcalá, Justo Sánchez Crespo, 1602), 334 folios. Ambas partes en un tomo, 19,5 x 15 cm., pergamino. (La segunda obra está falta de portada y de las hojas de preliminares y con rotos en los folios 1 y 199, con pérdida de parte del texto. Ejemplar con mancha en el tercio superior de las hojas, quedando un poco mas tostado el papel pero no dificulta la lectura del texto. En el libro Nono además de la traducción, Gómez de la Huerta añade anotaciones en muchos artículos donde explana lo dicho por Plinio y expone sus propios conocimientos con gran detalle de las familias de animales que viven en el medio acuático, con especial atención a los peces, aunque también se analizan otros animales como cefalópodos, ostras o estrellas de mar). ZOOLOGÍA ICTIOLOGÍA

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        Alcorano riprovato nel quale si mostra le falsita' della setta macomettana, et l'ingannevoli astuzie del suo avatore. Diviso in cinque libri.

      Florence, Giunti, 1603. - 4to. (8), 371, (11) pp. Near-contemporary half leather with giltstamped spine. Scarce second edition of this critical discussion of the Quran, a treatise by the the Dominican theologian Pientini (d. 1589) directed against Islam and the Prophet. - Slight edge defects and worming to first leaves; some browning and waterstaining, otherwise good copy. Much rarer than the 1588 original edition (with identical collation), published by Marescotti under the title "Delle demostrationi degli errori setta Macomettana libri quinque". ICCU BVEE\046275. Cf. Edit 16, CNCE 29089. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTORIAS PRODIGIOSAS Y MARAVILLOSAS

      Luis Sanchez ( A costa de Miguel Martinez, Librero ), Madrid 1603 - Falto de portada,sustituida por otra manuscrita con caligrafia del siglo XVIII, 7 h más 407 hojas ( Palau da 402), corto de margenes, algun amarronamiento.Obra muy rara en comercio

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        In sphaeram Ioannis de Sacro Bosco commentarius

      Venice: apud Io. Baptistam Ciottum, 1603. Later printing. Clavius, Christophorus. In sphaeram Ioannis de Sacro Bosco commentarius. 4to. [32], 483, [1] pp. Woodcut text illustrations. Limp vellum c. 1603. Minor foxing and toning, but very good. Seventh edition. Clavius (1538-1612), a member of the Jesuit order, was one of the most respected astronomers in Europe. He was the main architect of the Gregorian calendar (which we use today), and his astronomical textbooks were widely used for over fifty years. His commentary on the "Sphaera" of Sacrobosco, first published in 1570, demonstrates his adherence to the geocentric model of the universe.

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

      Apud Joannem Albinum Moguntiae: Apud Joannem Albinum, 1603. Contemporary limp vellum with slightly yapp edges, evidence of now-lacking ties; vellum soiled, front joint (outside) with excellent repair, new endpapers. Scattered waterstains; discoloration in some margins from from old damp; some gatherings and individual leaves browned, as in all other copies seen. Title-page trimmed at top, not quite into plate; without the folding table in Book II; old library stamps in some margins and an old sticker. A solid, satisfying copy.. Folio (31.5 cm; 12.5"). [12 ff.], 276 pp., [8] ff.; [2 ff.], 268 pp., [10], [2] ff., 250 pp., [5] ff. (without the folding table in book II). One of the two best known 16th-century treatises on magic, Disquisitionum magicarum libri sex was first printed 1599–1600 and is the magnum opus of Martin del Río (1551–1608), a Jesuit scholar. Amulets, incantations, demons, spells, alchemy, prophecy, divination, and many other topics are surveyed. The tome was designed as a ready reference book for priests and ecclesiastical judges. And yes, there are => sections on exorcism.This ediiton ("nunc secundus curis auctior longè, additionibus multis passim insertis: correctior quoq(ue) mendis sublatis") begins with a title-page with a rather fascinating => engraved border composed of eleven vignettes, all portraying scenes from Exodus. The text is printed with side- and shouldernotes and has woodcut head- and tailpieces.Provenance: Stamps of two U.S. Redemptorist libraries (one in Ilchester, MD; the other in New York state).

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        Helvetiae descriptio Aegidio Tschudo Auct. cum finitimis regionibus confoederatis.

      Senza indicazioni tip. (ma Anversa, J. B. Vrients, 1603 circa). Incisione in rame, b/n, cm 34,5 x 45,8 (alla lastra). Dal ?Theatrum Orbis Terrarum? in edizione latina. In margini e in buono stato (Cfr. Van den Broecke, p. 115).

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        Discurso del capitan Cristoval Lechuga, en que trata del cargo del Maestro del Campo General, y de todo lo que de derecho le toca en el exercito.

      - Milan, Pandolfo Malatesta, 1603. 4to. perg. ant., titolo ms. al dorso. 234 pp., grande stemma del Re al front. e diverse figg. nel testo. - Biblioteca De Salva 2633: "Obra singular, que mereciò la aprobacion de los mas autorizados oficiales de aquella era". - Esemplare a margini corti, una lettera e piccola parte della data al front. rifilati, pochi buchi di tarlo nei margini bianchi, in parte anticamente coperti con pezzetti di carta, leggere macchie alle pp. 64 e 65, la carta debole.

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        DELLA FAMOSISSIMA COMPAGNIA DELLA LESINA. DIALOGHI, CAPITOLI E RAGIONAMENTI. Con l'assottigliamento in tredici Punture della punta d'essa Lesina. Alla quale s?è rifatto il Manico in trenta modi, & doppo quelli in venti altri... Con la nuova aggiunta...

      appresso Gio. Alberti Lucio Spineda / Gio. Battista Ciotti 1603 in-24 gr. (mm. 145x90), 2 opere (in 4 parti) in 1 vol., p. pelle settecentesca, dorso a cordoni (picc. manc.) con decoraz. e tit. oro. La ?prima parte? consta di 8 cc.nn., 108 cc.num., 3 cc.nn., 1 c.b. - La ?seconda parte? (con proprio frontesp.), di 82 cc.num., 1 c.b. (manca la seconda c.b.), e? la ?Continuatione.. nella quale si contiene il modo di ricevere Novici, & le punitioni, che si danno à chi trasgredisce gli ordini di detta Compagnia?. A c. 29 altro frontesp. con il tit.: ?Consulto delle Matrone, seconda additione à gli ordini & capitoli della Compagnia della Lesina..?. Quanto esposto nella seconda parte è in gran parte dialogato. Ai frontespizi è silografata l?impresa accademica. Cat. Piantanida,III,3495/98: ?Sono umoristici statuti di una immaginaria Accademia o Compagnia di Taccagni con sede a Firenze; la Compagnia si prefiggeva di canzonare lo spirito ?sparagnino? e di consigliare grettissime economie nonchè di raccontare burlesche avventure di noti ed ignoti arpagoni.? Unito a: - "La Contralesina", overo ragionamenti, costitutioni & lodi della splendidezza, del Pastor Monopolitano. Sotto l?insegna del Pignato Grasso. Con una Comedia cavata dall?opera istessa intitolata ?Le nozze d?Antilesina?. Venezia, Ciotti, 1603, cc.nn. 12, cc.num. 132; alla c. 76, con proprio frontesp., inizia la ?Nuova Comedia cavata dall?opra della Contralesina?. Popolarissima opera, ristampata più volte a partire dalla metà del XVI e per tutto il XVII secolo e tradotta in francese nel 1604. Vi sono anche contenute storie e aneddoti di gastronomia. Cfr. Vicaire, p. 196 - Cat. B.IN.G.,I,529 - Westbury, pp. 99. Con fiorit. o lievi arross. ma complessivam. buon esemplare.

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        Historia de los victoriossisimos antiguos Condes de Barcelona. Dividida en tres libros. En la qual allende de lo mucho que de todos ellos y de su descendencia, hazañas y conquistas se escribe, se trata tambien de la fundacion de la ciudad de Barcelona y de muchos sucessos y guerras suyas. y de sus Obispos y Santos, y de los Condes de Urgel, Cerdaña y Besalú, y de muchas otras cosas de Cataluña .

      Sebastian de Cormellas al Call, Barcelona 1603 - Folio, (7) hojas, 318 folios, (10) hojas. Portada grabada a dos tintas con gran escudo de armas dentro de orla. Texto enmarcado a dos columnas con apostillas marginales. Bellos capitulares y cabeceras xilográficas. Pequeño punto de polilla en las 3 primeras hojas del margen inferior, convenientemente restauradas. Pergamino romana, lomo rotulado. Buen ejemplar. Primera edición de esta interesantísima crónica, clásica en el mundo de la historiografía, escrita por Fray Francisco Diago, fraile valenciano historiador español. Desempeño varios cargos dentro de la orden dominica y de la Inquisición de Barcelona y Valencia, fué crónista de Felipe III en los reinos de la Corona de Aragón. Según Palau, no fue nunca reimpreso (P., 71630). Historia de Cataluña. Barcelona. Crónicas. History of Catalonia. Chronicles.

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        RELACIONES UNIVERSALES del mundo de Iuan Botero Bens, Primera, y Segunda Parte

      1603 - Traduzidas a instancia de Don Antonio Lopez de Calatayud, Corregidor de las dezisiete villas, y Regidor de Valladolid, por su Magestad: por el Licenciado Diego de Aguiar su Alcalde Mayor. Dirigido a don Francisco de Sandoval y Roxas Duque de Lerma. Impresso en Valladolid: Por los Herederos de Diego Fernandez de Cordova. Vendese en casa de Martin de Cordoba, 1603. Colofón: "Impresso en Valladolid por Diego Fernandez de Cordova y Ouiedo., 1599". Folio, hol., puntas, ff. S. XIX, pp. S. XX.   [3], 207 [i.e. 205], 110 + 24 hs. Fecha de erratas 1600 y fecha de dedicatoria 1602. Erratas de paginación y signatura. Iniciales grabadas. Texto a dos columnas. Encontramos ejemplares con grabados y sin ellos en bibliotecas públicas. Sello de tampón Biblioteca de Soñanes, Villacarriedo. Ref: Alcocer, 380. Anota que hay diferentes estados de esta edición Viajes, Historia, Geografía, descubrimientos, relaciones universales, Botero

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        Bresciano Brixiana Agri Typus. Brixia, Cygnea suppposita in specula.

      Ortelius, Abraham, Antwerp 1603 - Nice map of Brescia in Lombardy. From 1603 edition "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum". Minor chipping to edges, light stain to top center. Full original margins. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 12.75" x 18.25".

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        Primera Parte de las Postrimerías del Hombre. Compuesta por el Maestro D. Fr ., Obispo de Veneçuela.

      - Madrid, Luis Sánchez, 1603, 30 x 21,5 cm., pergamino rasgado por la parte inferior de la unión del lomo, 6 h.incluso portada grabada (dos hojas mal colocadas) + 963 págs. encuadradas y con apostillas marginales. (Sellos de anterior poseedor. Un párrafo tachado por el inquisidor aunque el texto es legible. Primera edición).

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        Schlavoniae, Croatiae, Carniae, Istriae, Bosniae, Finitimarumque Regionum Nova Descriptio.

      Abraham Ortelius, Antwerp 1603 - Beautifully colored map of Croatia. Shows place names, topographical and geographical features, a compass rose and a ship in the Adriatic. Latin text on verso. From "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum". Light scattered stains to margins and cartouche. Minor abrasion to upper right. A few small chips and tears to edges. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 13.25" x 18.25".

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        Carta ejecutoria del pleito por el uso de la escribanía de Sojuela (La Rioja)

      - Fecha. Lugar. 1603-1606. Valladolid. Burgos. Sojuela (La Rioja) Nivel de descripción: Unidad documental simpleDescripción física: Buen estado; sello de plica en primera hoja; firmas de los escribanos y notarios de la chancillería. Volumen. Soporte: 215 x 150 mm. 32 h. manuscritas por ambas caras. Nombre del productor: Chancillería de ValladolidAlcance y contenido: Diego de Medrano, señor de Sojuela, mantiene durante tres años un pleito en la Chancillería de Valladolid, contra Francisco Izquierdo y Juan Aznarez, vecinos de esta villa, acusados por su señor de ejercer el oficio de escribanos sin tener nombramiento real para ello, amen de que no han pagado las tasas de la oficina de la escribanía a su señor, el nombrado Medrano. El pleito se presenta en 1603 y se resuelve por los oidores de la Chancillería en 1606. Izquierdo y Aznarez se defienden con el argumento de que desde el archivo en Burgos no les han mandado el traslado de sus nombramientos que han pedido, pero que es de ?voz publica y conocimiento público? que son escribanos de oficio. El tribunal falla a favor de que los escribanos puedan ejercer su oficio en tanto en cuanto Medrano no aporte pruebas de que no son escribanos. Diego de Medrano ha recurrido el resultado del pleito al rey.Lengua/escritura Castellano; letra cursiva. Año: 1603

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        Rodolphi Goclenii Professoris Philosophiae In Academia Marpurgensi, Cosmographiae seu Sphaerae mundi descriptionis Hoc est Astronomiae & Geographiae Rudimenta.` In usum discentium Logicis institutis Legibusq[ue] congruenter adornata, publiceq[ue] explicata Marpurgi et in libros duos tributa

      Excusa Lemgoviae impensis Justi Grothause Bibliopolae [colophon: Typis Haeredum Conradi Grothenii], 1603,. Small 8vo, 143 x 85 mms., pp. [140], several woodcut illustrations in text, including anthropomorphic illustrations of the sun and the moon, contemporary vellum (soiled), but a good copy with an armorial bookplate dated 1913, with ducal coronet and cypher initials; text water-stained lightly throughout, some leaves with corners missing and covers wrinkled, but not in bad shape for a book four hundred years old. It is unclear from library listings and from various books on early cosmography and scholarship if it this book is by Rudolph Goclenius the Elder (1547 - 1628), or his son Rudolph Goclenius (1572 - 1621), the Younger. The Elder was a German scholastic philosopher who is often described as the first user or the term "psychology." He was educated at the universities of Erfurt, Marburg, and Wittenberg and was later appointed professor at the Philipps University of Marburg, where he had the chairs of philosophy, logic, metaphysics and ethics. His eldest son, Goclenius the younger, was also Professor of physics, medicine, and mathematics at Marburg. An article by William H. Donahue in The Copernican Achievement, ed. Robert Westman (1976), names Goclenius the Elder as the author of Cosmographiae (257n, 258n), though it is a curious publication for a professor who was distinguished as a Latin scholar; but the Elder is almost certainly the author. In this work, the first illustration suggests that the Copernican model of a heliocentric universe had not yet been accepted in Westphalia This appears to be the second edition: the Herzog August Bibliothek records a copy printed at Marburg by Kaspar Scheffer in 1599. No copies traced in North American libraries.

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        Venantii Honorii Clementiani Fortunati ... Carminum, epistolarum & expositionum libri XI...

      Moguntiae [Mainz]: Balthasarus Lippius, Anno 1603. [20], 351, [1], 296 p., woodcut coat of arms; 19.5 cm. Title continues: Multis poematis, aliquot etiam librorum membris aucti: omnes ad veterum exemplarium fidem castigati. Additi, praeter supplementa, De vita S. Martini libri IV. Omnia recens illustrata notis sacris, historicis & geographicis a R. P. Christophoro Browero. Title-page printed in red & black. Includes several acrostic poems on the cross, printed in red and black. "The last epic of antiquity." Reveals French culture and society during the Merovingian period. Beautifully bound at the Hope Bindery in full leather, recreating with startling likeness the wreck of the original. Stock#OB733.

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        Disputationum Roberti Bellarmini Politiani E' Societate Iesv, S. R. E. Presbyteri Cardinalis Tituli S. Mariae in Via, de Controversiis Christiane Fidei

      London - Lo A'nnem Pillehotte, 1603 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce and major work, beingthe earliest attempt to systematise the various religious controversies of the time. Written in Latin. Published over eleven years this is the first London edition of the first book (of four). Featuring a vignette title page, decorative head and tail pieces, and illuminated capitals throughout. Bellarmine devoted eleven years to the Disputationes while at the Roman College. This first volume looks at the Word of God, of Christ, and of the Pope. Saint Robert Bellarmine, was an Italian Jesuit and a Cardinal of the Catholic Church. He was one of the most important figures in the Counter-Reformation. He was canonised in 1930 and named a Doctor of the Church. Bellarmine's books bear the stamp of their period; the effort for literary elegance (so-called maraviglia) had given place to a desire to pile up as much material as possible, to embrace the whole field of human knowledge, and incorporate it into theology. His controversial works provoked many replies, and were studied for some decades after his death. Condition: Disbound although with contemporary calfboards andgilt motif to the front board. Externally, both boards are rubbed with wear to extremities, and marks. Internally, generally firmly bound, although with endpapers working loose. Bright throughout, with some marginal tide marks from the preface to page 1152. Handling marks and spots to the first and last leaves andtwo library ink stamps to the title page. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Anglica, Normannica, Hibernica, Cambrica, a Veteribu Scripta: Ex Quibus Asser Meneuensis, Anonymus de vita Gulielmi Conquestris, Thomas Walsimgham, Thomas de la More, Gulielmus Gemiticensis, Giraldus Cambrensis

      Fancofurti: Imprensis Claudii Marnii, & Haeredum, 1603. Hardcover. Very good. Folio. (12),898,(34)pp. Contemporary boards tooled in gilt with "I" and "L" on the boards on either side of a gilt lozenge. Sometime nicely rebacked, spine in six compartments with raised bands, gilt; red leather lettering label, gilt, later rear endpapers, recent front endpapers. Woodcut printer's device on title and again on rear blank; woodcut devices and initials; full page of woodcuts of English Kings at the opening of Walsingham's History and another at the beginning of his Ypodigma. An early edition of Camden's scholarly presentation of important chronicles: Asser's biography of Alfred; Walsingham's English Chronicle and his Ypodigma; Wilhelm Geminitcensis on the Dukes of Normandie; Gerald of Wales' account of his journey to Ireland followed by his account of the conquest of Ireland and then his tour of Wales with Archbishop Baldwin and his description of Wales (both incredibly important documents). Binding lightly rubbed all over, boards show holes where clasps formerly were anchored, gilt rubbed, especially on rear board, label chipped, title page remargined at gutter (no loss), some typical browning of text pages, but a very good copy.

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        Segunda parte de la Vida del Picaro Guzman de Alfarache. Compuesto por Matheo Luxan de Sayavedra, natural vesino de Sevilla.

      Impresso en Barcelona, en casa de Sebastian Cormellas, al Call, 1603. - in-8. 3ff. 203ff. chiffrés. 2ff. Plein veau, dos à nerfs orné (Reliure du XVIIs.). Edition très rare (la troisième apparemment) de cette suite au célèbre roman de Mateo Aleman composé par Juan Martí, originaire de Valencia, et publiée sous le pseudonyme de Matheo Luxan de Sayavedra. Elle parut pour la première fois en 1602 à Valencia, deux ans avant la véritable seconde partie écrite par Mateo Aleman et publiée à Lisbonne en 1604. "Esta segunda parte, si bien menos ingeniosa que la de Aleman, es tan castiza y agradable que merece ser leida y tenerse en aprecio. Mas los ejemplares se han hecho raros " (Palau). Palau, 6685. Salva, 1697.

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        The Essayes: Or Morall, Politike and Millitarie Discourses of Le: Michaell de Montaigne

      Paules Churchyard, London: Val. Sims for Edward Blount, 1603 First English edition of Montaigne's great work of essays, bound in Modern dark brown calf. Simple blind tooling to front and rear board with raised bands and blind stamped title to spine. Title page and verso supplied in facsimile, but lacking A4. Otherwise complete and intact, including all other title pages for the second and third books in the volume. A2, A3 show browning at edges and are slightly brittle with some very minor loss. All other leaves appear bright and clean. Binding is tight and square and internally book is sound with little wear. A nice copy of this very scarce and important work. Florio's translation is credited with coining many new English words in his translation.

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        Historia de la celestial vocacion, missiones apostolicas y gloriosa muerte, del P. Marcelo Francisco Mastrili

      First edition. One of the rarest Jesuit relations; it narrates the life, missionary work and martyrdom of Father Marcelo Mastrili (1603 - 1637) in Japan on Mount Unzen (outskirts of Nagasaki) under the Tokugawa Shogunate. Mastrili had sailed to Japan with aims of reconverting the "fallen priest" Christovao Ferreira who had renounced his faith. Ferreira (c. 1580 ? 1650) was a Portuguese Jesuit missionary, he worked in Japan from 1609 to 1633 and was the head of the Jesuit Order in that country during the religious purges against Christianity in 1633; after being tortured for hours, committed apostasy, subsequently changing his name to Sawano Chuan and registering at a Buddhist temple. Mastrili was arrested shortly after landing - the relation of his travesty towards Japan is also noted-; he was then submitted to torture and beheaded. Mysticism did not elude Mastrili, he reported to having visions of St. Francis Xavier who cured him twice. Furthermore, it contains accounts of missions to Goa, Mindanao and Japan. Subjects include "La celestial vocacion a la mission de la India", "La apostolica misiondel P. Marcelo en la jornada de Mindanao", "La entrada en el Japon... tormentos y muerte gloriosa". Engraved title with large coat of arms, signed with monogram "AF?" and engraved frontispiece showing the martyrdom of the Italian Jesuit Father Mastrili by the hands of the local authorities. Stafford (1599 - 1642) was an English Jesuit, historian and mathematician, he wrote an extensive treatise on calculating instruments and several manuscripts relating to science. The work?s rarity is considerable, with only two copies in public institutions in Spain (one defective) and no copies having appeared for auction in the last 30 years. Palau, 321913 ("Obra de estima en comercio").

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        Summa Sancti Raymundi de Peniafort barcinonensis De Poenitentia et Matrimonio. Cum glossis Ioannis de Friburgo. Nunc primum in lucem edita

      Roma: Romae, sumptibus Ioannis Tallini, 1603. Folio; bella portada grabada por C.A. Boccaferrus, 11 hojas, 584 páginas, 12 hojas. Encuadernación de época, en piel sobre tabla, con gofrados en seco.

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        Prophetia Anglicana, Merlini Ambrosii Britanni, Ex Incvbo Olim (Vt Hominvm Fama Est) Ante Annos Mille ducentos circiter in Anglia nati, Vaticinia & prædictiones: à Galfredo Monumetensi Latinè conversæ

      Francofvrti: Typis Ioachimi Bratheringij, 1603. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Small 8vo. (8),269,(2)pp. Woodcut portrait on reverse of title page, probably of Geoffrey, though it may be Merlin as there are no episcopal indicia. First separately printed edition of Geoffrey of Monmouth's Arthurian prophecies of Merlin; although written earlier, it was soon incorporated as book seven of his Historiae Regum Britanniae, and is here edited by Alain de Lille. 19th century half calf; spine in six compartments, gilt rules; black lettering label, gilt; pebble-grain cloth sides. Binding rubbed else a very good copy. Early 20th century bookplate and inscription of the author and librarian Ernest A. Baker (1869-1941), first director of the University of London School of Librarianship. Additional bookplate of James Stevens Cox, and ownership names on the preliminaries, including one dated 1838. In Latin.

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        Gelriae, Cliviae, Finitimorumque Locorum Verissima Descriptio

      Kolorierte Kupferstich-Karte nach Christian Sgrooten (Schrot) bei Abraham Ortelius 1603. 37.3x50 cm. - Broecke 61.3 (von 4) - Koeman 2 3700:31A:053 - Meurer, Ortelius 15 - Vredenberg-Alink S. 27 Nr. 9c - Ostorientierte Karte des Rheinlaufes zwischen Köln und Utrecht, mit dem westlichen Münsterland, der Grafschaft Bentheim, Twente, Overijssel, Veluwe, Zutphen, Kleve, Geldern, Jülich, Moers, Hoorn und Valkenburg. Begrenzt durch das Ijsselmeer bei Enkhuizen, Lingen, Dorsten, Essen, Mettman, Aachen, Maastricht und 's-Hertogenbosch. Dekoratives Blatt der Erstfassung mit einem Segelschiff, großer Rollwerkkartusche mit Malutensilien und Vögeln, Meilenzeiger mit Fruchtschale; in Ornament-Bordüre.

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        Uranometria, omnium asterismorum continens schemata, nova methodo delineata, series laminis expressa

      Augsburg: Christophorus Magnus, 1603. Hardcover. Near Fine. Folio [34 x 25 cm]. (8) pp. (engraved title, dedication, preface, verses, corrigenda) and 51 double-page engraved celestial maps, all with letterpress on rectos/versos, plates lettered A-V, VV, X-Z, Aa-Vv, VVvv, Xx-Zz, Aaa-Ccc, mounted on guards. Total 106 ff. Imprint details in colophon. Bound in contemporary stiff vellum, raised bands on gilt spine, with covers gilt-ruled with crowns at corners. Joints at head & tail of spine slightly split, but firm. Some occasional marginal fingersoiling and minor spotting. Generally a fresh copy with the plates in fine impression. An outstanding copy of the rare first edition of the most influential star atlas published in the first half of the seventeenth century and the first to represent the stars of the southern latitudes. It is also the first star atlas based on observations which can be traced to an actual voyage of discovery-that of Houtman's first voyage to the East Indies in 1595-97. According to Elly Dekker, the Uranometria substantially influenced Schiller's Coelum Stellatum and Kepler's Tabulae Rudolphinae. The work contains 49 charts of constellations, many expressed as familiar mythological figures, and two charts of the northern and southern hemispheres. Bayer estimated the magnitude of each star, from first to sixth magnitude and initiated the method of distinguishing the stars in each constellation by Greek letters-a practice still in use by astronomers today. Art historians acclaim Bayer's work for the beauty of figure design and the quality of the engraving. Historians of science are still bringing to light its influence on later developments in celestial cartography. Publication of the Uranometria virtually shaped the way the heavens would be perceived for more than two centuries. Provenance: With the exlibris of Charles [Montagu] :Lord Halifax, dated 1702, lifelong friend and patron of Isaac Newton; first lord of the Treasury, president of the Royal Society (1695-98). With Locke, Newton and Halley, Montagu devised a plan to stabilize the treasury of England by creating a new kind of coin which was difficult to counterfeit. * Warner, The Sky Explored pp. 18-19; Dekker, "On the Dispersal of Knowledge of the Southern Celestial Sky," Globusfreund 35 (1987), pp. 211-30; DSB I.530-31; Norman 142.

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        Perusini agri; exactisima novisimaque descriptio

      Antwerp: Ortelius, Abraham, 1603. unbound. very good. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 13" x 18.25". Beautifully detailed map of Perugia and Lake Trasimeno in central Italy with a compass rose. From 1603 edition "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum". Minor chipping to edges. Light stain near top centerfold. Full original margins.

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        Geometria prattica dichiarata da Giovanni Scala sopra le tavole dell'Ecc.te Matthematico Giovanni Pomodoro tratte d'Euclide et altri authori. Opera per Generali da guerra, Capitani, Architetti Bombardieri e Ingegnieri Cosmografi che per ordinarii professori di misure.

      Giovanni Martinelli (appresso Stefano Paolini), 1603 (ma 1599)., in Roma, - In-folio (352x250mm), cc. 57 nn., legatura ottocentesca m. pergamena con piatti marmorizzati. Frontespizio inciso con titolo entro serto coronato sorretto da due angeli, monogramma di Gesù Cristo, stemma gentilizio del dedicatario Vincenzo Gonzaga, fenice rivolta al sole e puttini sorreggenti delle cornucopie. Fregi tipografici incisi su legno, 34 tavole calcograiche incise a piena pagina, ognuna delle quali con differenti figure al proprio interno, e, di seguito, autonomamente numerate, altre 7 tavole calcografiche. Nota di possesso ottocentesca al risguardo. Antica nota di possesso al margine superiore del frontespizio. Bruniture e aloni sparsi di lieve entità, diffusi lavori di tarlo (soprattutto al margine inferiore delle ultime cc.), restauri al margine interno di alcune pp. Discreto esemplare. Prima edizione, seconda tiratura, di questo trattato di geometria applicata alla scienza militare, scritto dal matematico e astronomo veneziano Pomodoro e poi, su istanza del di lui fratello, completato e riveduto dallo Scala. Ancorché il frontespizio rechi la data del 1603, il volume fu stampato nel 1599 ed è una cinquecentina; la presente è semplicemente un'emissione con nuovo frontespizio dell'edizione originale. "C'est l'édition originale de 1599 avec un nouveau titre-frontispice et une nouvelle dédicace" (Olschki). "La geometria pratica del Pomodoro con le aggiunte dello Scala è un trattato di agrimensura che per cognizioni topometriche e per esattezza di figure rappresentanti gli oggetti e gli strumenti di misurazione, trovo assai ben fatto pel tempo in cui venne la prima volta pubblicato" (Riccardi). Cfr. Olschki, Choix, 7561. Riccardi, I, 300. Graesse, V p. 399. Riccardi, I (2), 301. Honeyman, 2513. Vinciana, 1599. Comolli, III, 79: ".Opera utilissima agli architetti, anzi a tutti gli artisti". EDIT16 CNCE 28377.

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        Bresciano Brixiana Agri Typus. Brixia, Cygnea suppposita in specula

      Antwerp: Ortelius, Abraham, 1603. unbound. very good(+). Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 12.75" x 18.25". Nice map of Brescia in Lombardy. From 1603 edition "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum". Minor chipping to edges, light stain to top center. Full original margins.

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        ORLANDO FURIOSO di M. Lodovico Ariosto, tutto Ricorretto et di Nuove Figure Adornato

      Venetia: Vencenzo Valgrifi, 1603. A very early printing of the complete and corrected ORLANDO FURIOSO, also with the Life of Ariosto by Battista Pigna. Letters, tables and scholarly critical works by Ruscelli and others. Magnificently illustrated with 51 full-page woodcut engravings within ornate borders, using the blocks from the first Valgrisi quarto editon of 1556 (46 in the ORLANDO, 5 additional in the appended “Cinque Canti”), also with engraved architectural titlepage, imprint set in type in a cartouche in the lower part of the border, type ornament with the title, medallion portrait of Ariosto from the Giolito portrait of 1542 from the profile by Titian, devices of Ariosto and Valgrisi’s serpent device, half titles and beautifully engraved decorated large head and tail pieces and large historiated and arabesqe capital initials, printed in double column, Italic. 4to, full antique Italian vellum over stiff boards, spine with terra-cotta morocco label lettered and decorated in gilt. *8, A - Z8; Aa - Vv8; ie [xvi], 654, [32]. A very handsome copy in proper period binding. The paper just likely mellowed and toned by time, very occasionally, headlines slightly shaved, first gathering cropped a bit, the vellum very well preserved, sturdy and handsome. RARE AND EARLY ILLUSTRATED PRINTING OF ONE OF THE FOUR CORNERSTONES OF ITALIAN LITERATURE. Ariosto’s great cantos inspired by the crusades are considered his crowning achievement. Though first published in 1516 Ariosto considered this edition incomplete and imperfect. He continued to work on correcting and enlarging it throughout the remainder of his life thus the first “complete” ORLANDO FURIOSO was not produced till 1532, the year prior to the author’s death by consumption. The extraordinary merits of this work cast into oblivion the numberless romantic poetry which inundated Italy during this period. This flawless work powerful, elegant and cultivated. In description and narrative he excites the reader’s deepest feelings and displays a vivacity of fancy with which no other poet can vie. ‘The ORLANDO blocks were cut for Valgrisi’s first quarto edition of 1556 and follow Niccolo Zoppino’s idea of providing one illustration to each canto but going far beyond the Zoppino blocks in skill of design and cutting. They are the first full-page illustrations for Ariosto. They were placed in the instructive tradition of the Marcolini Dante, the illustration is mentioned on the title-page and at the beginning of Ruscelli’s 1556 dedication to Alfonso d’Este, Duke of Ferrara. Ruscelli explains to the reader the application of the rules of perspective to the multiple scenes in these cuts. The upper part of the block often becomes a map, offering, as Philip Hofer notes, a tour of the canto by hippogryph. Valgrisi’s artist often varied from Giolito’s in his choice of the principal scene for illustration and relegated the Giolito subjects to his background. Valgrisi’s blocks are printed within borders with figures and grotesques. He was able to use the same blocks without borders in an octavo of 1556 for the popular market. There are two different border designs for the illustrations and two smaller cherub borders for the “argomento” to each canto.’

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        EUROPA O ANTIGUA CELTICA. 1603. / EUROPAM, SIVE CELTICAM VETEREM- EUROPA, O ANTIGUA CÉLTICA (1603)

      - Curioso y bello mapa con gran riqueza de fuentes bibliográficas clásicas e información adicional impresa sobre el mapa entre los que destacamos: Cartela inferior derecha : CVM PRIVILEGIO DECENNALI, IMP. REGIS ET BRABANTI:Æ CANCELLARIÆ. 1595 PAX. Cartela inferior izquierda: CLARISS. D. NICOLAO ROCCOXIO I.V.L. PATRICIO ANTVERP. EIVSDEMQ. VRBIS SENATORI, HANC ANTIQVÆ EVROPÆ, NOVAM TABVLAM, ABRAH. ORTELIVS DEVOTISSIME DEDICAB. Parte central superior: OCEANVS SEPTEMTRIONALIS QVI ET HYPERBOREVS. AMALCHIVM MARE Hecatæo, MORIMARVSA a Cimbris vocatur. OCEANVS SARMATICVS Plinio et Melæ, SCYTHYCVS Ptolemæo, EVROBOREVS Iornandi. Centro superior:Vmbilicus maris, de quo in nostro Thesauro. superior izquierda: Insula quæ hacteus falsò Thule credita fuit. Superior izquirda; Fortunatæ insulæ, siue Beatorum, quæ et Glessa:|riæ, item Electrides Plinio. Sevo mons, Riphæis iugis asperitate minimè cedens. Parte de Suecia: NORTMANNI a mediæ ætatis scriptoribus hic ponuntur. Centro superior: Insulæ complures sine nominibus, | Plinio 4. cap. 13. Lugar: Amberes, Año: 1603 Técnica: GRABADO CALCOGRÁFICO. COLOR / Reverso: TEXTO EN LATÍN., Medidas: Huella de 350 x 480 mm. en papel de 490 x 590 mm.

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        Indiae Orientalis, Insularumque Adiacientium Typus

      Antwerp: Ortelius, Abraham, 1603. unbound. very good. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 13.75" x 19.75". Beautiful map of South East Asia, including India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, part of China, Japan and part of New Guinea from 1603 edition, second state of "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum". Decorative elements include mermaids, ships and sea monsters. Banner cartouche describes the Spice Islands. A note by New Guinea states that it is unknown whether the landmass is an island. Latin text on back. Small tear to left edge, minor chipping along right edge. Minor discoloration along centerfold. Full original margins.

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        Rela? annual das cosas que fizeram os padres da Companhia de Iesus na India, & Jap?nos annos de 600. & 601

      4to., 11, (1) ff., 13-259 pp. Note: L3-4 misbound after L5. Bound in contemporary flexible vellum, title written on spine in ink. Inscription in upper margin of title: Dom. Prof. Societatis Jesu. Cat. Inscr. Bibl. Cois (inscribed in the catalogue of the library in the housed of the professed, Society of Jesus, at Coimbra?); block a bit loose in binding; some even toning and light foxing to a few signatures, but withal an unusually fine unsophisticated copy.    Rare first edition and the first and rarest of this series of Portuguese-language reports from missions overseas, with a decided emphasis on Asia. Separately issued over a period of 8 years, the first volume appeared in 1603 and concluded in 1611. Because the individual volumes treat a relatively brief time-span, the author treats events in much greater detail than can generally be found in individual letters or in most synoptic histories of the Jesuits in Asia. Of all the languages in which the Jesuits advertised their activities in the East, those in Portuguese tend to be the rarest.    “In his ‘to the reader’ Guerreiro indicates that he conceived of his Relaçam as a continuation of Luis de Guzman’s two volume Historia de las Missiones…en la India Oriental…China y Japon (1601). As a consequence, he usually begins his accounts with 1600, the date when Guzman left off. In moving from area to area in the East, he ordinarily starts with a review of the number and location of Jesuit establishments, the persons working in them, and the activities with which they busied themselves. He indicates that by 1601 the Jesuits had divided the Orient administratively into three provinces: 1) North India, 2) South India, 3) China and Japan. He claims that in these provinces they had more than one hundred houses—including colleges, rectories, and residences—in which almost 600 Jesuits worked…”    “With respect to the province of China and Japan, he concentrates initially on the fortunes of Christians in Japan after the death of the Hideyoshi (1598) to 1602 and notes the arrival of the Dutch. In his section on China to 1602 he relates the story of the Jesuit penetration of the mainland, describes Nanking in detail, and comments on the good will exhibited by the mandarins. This is followed by a summary of the wars being fought in the Moluccas and the hardships and the Christians at Amboina and elsewhere” (Lach, Asia III.1.316-17).OCLC lists Catholic University, the Bell, Yale. A Spanish translation appeared the following year in Valladolid; the China section alone in a German translation of 1611 (Historischer Bericht. Augsburg). There is no complete set of the work’s five volumes in the U.S. Writing nearly 75 years ago, C.H. Payne was only able to locate a single complete run, in the BL (Jahangir and the Jesuits. 1930, p. xiii). A complete copy was sold in the great Travel & Exploration Sale at Reiss 1989: #120, modern calf, 62,000 DM.* Laures 260; not in Alt-Japan, which has the 1604 Spanish translation; De Backer Sommervogel III.1913; Boxer, Christian Century in Japan XXX; C.H. Payne, Jahangir and the Jesuits (NY 1920) part III, ch. 1; modern edition of the 5 volumes edited by Artur Viegas (1930-42).

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        Anglica, Normannica, Hibernica, Cambrica, a veteribus scripta

      Frankfurt, Marnius 1603.. Mit 2 Holzschnitt-Druckermarken und 2 Seiten mit insg. 13 Porträtholzschnitten. 6 Bll., 898 S., 18 Bll. Pgt. d. Zt. mit handschriftl. Rückenschild. Folio. Graesse II, 25 - Zweite Ausgabe. - Kompilation bzw. Sammlung der Chroniken von Asser, Walsingham, del a More u.a. - Schließbänder fehlen, Einband etwas fleckig. Tls. etwas gebräunt.

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        The Bible: Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best Translations in divers languages. With most profitable Annotations upon all the hard places, and other things of great importance, as may appeare in the Epistle

      London: Imprinted At London by Robert Barker, Printer to the Queenes most excellent Maiestie. 1603 . 0. 4to. 8.75" x 7.50" x 2.50". A very good full brown leather binding, (probably early 19th century?). Spine with 5 raised bands and old red leather title label. Hinges carefully strengthened. Later endpapers (handmade paper). Engraved title with heart-shaped centre, dated 1603, edges carefully strengthened at some time in the past. "Of the incomparable treasure..." , to verso of the title. Followed by: "To the Christian Reader."; and "How to take profit..." to the verso. Genesis begins on f.1, ends on f. 358b. Apocrypha ends on f. 434a. (first 2 leaves mis-numbered: f. 356 & f. 366) . Family history details to the verso of f.434 for the Payne family 1781-1790. Followed by an engraved title to the New Testament...Robert Barker, Printer to the Queenes most Excellent Maiestie. 1603 (verso blank except for more details of the Payne family 1815-1828). 3 preliminary leaves before the beginning of Matthew on f.141 of Franc. Iunius.). Text ends on f.554b. Bound with: "Two right profitable and fruitfull Concordances...Robert Barker (no date) - incomplete. A well preserved early 17th century bible. All pages with good margins, clear Black Letter text throughout, in double columns, with marginal notations. Referenced by Herbert 273 / Darlow & Moule 208 / STC 2189 .

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        Extract auß Valentini Haußmanns Gerbipol. Fünff Theilen der teutschen weltlichen Lieder von anno 92., 94., 96., 97. biß auff 98. an außgangen/ jetzo der Teutschen Music Liebhabern zu gefallen/ vom Autore selbs ordentlich zusammengefast und mit lustigen kurtzen lateinischen Lemmatibus gezieret. Der Erste Theil helt inn sich die Fünfstimmigen Weltlichen Teutschen Lieder. Altus. (UND:) Der ander Theil. (...) Diser Theil helt inn sich die Vierstimmigen Teutschen Lieder. Altus

      Nürnberg, Kauffmann 1603.. 2 Tle. in 1 Band. Fast durchgehend in Notendruck. 24 Bll.; 22 Bll. Alter HPrgt. mit handschriftl. Rückentitel. 15,5 x 20 cm. Eitner V, 53; RISM H 2393 und 2395; Faber du Faur 14 ("Cantus only"); Goed. II, 60, 31, 9; Horstmann, Katalog der Musikdrucke aus der Zeit der Kasseler Hofkapelle I, 302 (hat Cantus, Tenor, Bassus und Quinta vox für den ersten Teil und Cantus, Tenor, Bassus für den zweiten Teil; aber für beide Teile nicht das hier vorliegende Stimmbuch Altus). - Nicht im VD 17, die Fundstellen über KVK beziehen sich nur auf Mikrofilmausgaben des Exemplars von Faber du Faur in Yale. - Valentin Haussmann (um 1560 - um 1614), Sohn des gleichnamigen Musikers und Freundes Martin Luthers, war bis 1609 Organist und Ratsherr in Gerbstedt. Haussmann gilt als der erste eigentliche Instrumentalkomponist Deutschlands. Seine Ausgaben italienischer Liedkompositionen in deutscher Sprache trugen entscheidend zur Verbreitung italienischer Musik in Deutschland bei und lieferten einen frühen Beitrag zur Instrumentalmusik in Deutschland. - Die Deckelbezüge tls. stärker berieben. Vorsätze um 1900 erneuert, die hinteren mit Kinderkritzeleien. Titelblatt des ersten Teils aufgezogen, untere Hälfte des rechten Rands mit hinterlegter Fehlstelle, das Unterlagpapier des Titel dort gebräunt. Verlust der letzten beiden Buchstaben des Verlegernamens Kauffmann. Der erste Teil mit einigen wenigen Kritzeleien in Blei- und Buntstift, tls. nur noch schwach sichtbar wegradiert. Meist etwas feuchtfleckig. Tls. knapp beschnitten.

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        New Reformierte Landts-Ordnung der Fürstlichen Grafschafft Tyrol, wie die auß Landts-Fürstlichem Befelch, im Jahr 1603. Jahr, umbgedruckt worden

      Innsbruck, Daniel Paur 1603.. 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. 4°. 6 nn. Bll., Blatt 1-46, 52-59, 62-146, 30 nn. Bll. (Register); 29 num. Blatt. Mit ganzseit. Titelholzschnitt. Ldr. d. Zt. Waldner, Tiroler Buchdrucker 91 - Der Titelholzschnitt zeigt das Porträt von Erzherzog Ferdinand mit Wappen und figürlicher Umrahmung. Es fehlen 7 Blatt und die Tafel mit den Maßeinheiten. Das Titelblatt am oberen rechten Rand mit Facsimile auf altem Papier fachmännisch angerandet. Das letzte Blatt des Registers mit alter Unterlegung und geringem Textverlust. Einige wenige Bll. mit alten Tintenklecksen. Sonst durchwegs sauber und mit kräftigem Druck. Der Einband am unteren Rücken (ca. 4 cm.) geschickt restauriert. - Angebunden: Fürstlicher Durchleuchtikeit Ertz-Hertzog Ferdinanden zu Oesterreich [...]Ordnung und Reformation Gueter Policey in ihrer Durchleuchtigkeit Fürstlichen Graffschafft Tyrol.

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        Two items. ... Expositio perpetua in Acta Apostolorum ... (bound with) ... expositio in divi Pauli epistolas ... (see below)

      [Heidelbergae]: In bibliopolio Commeliniano,, 1603. *The price of this item HAS BEEN temporarily REDUCED until Sunday, July 14. Order now for best savings! 2 related items bound as one; folio (leaves 33.5 cm. tall), full vellum with edges red; [Tou en agiois patros Ioannou tou Chrysostomou archiepiskopou Konstantinoupoleos .. in Greek] Sancti patris Ioannis Chrysostomi archiepiscopi Constantinopoleos Expositio perpetua in Acta Apostolorum ... [Heidelbergae]: In bibliopolio Commeliniano, 1603, has section title leaf only and the second part of Commentarius in Evangelium secundum Ioannem ... only (but all of Commentarium in Acta Apostolorum, translated by Erasmus), [2] (section title), 445-858 pp., text repeated in Greek and Latin + [Tu en hagiu ontos patros hemon Ioannu tu Chrysostomu archiepiskopu Konstantinopoleos ... in Greek] S. Joannis Chrysostomi expositio in divi Pauli epistolas. Graeca Veronensis editio integritati restituta ... [Heidelbergae]: In bibliopolio Commeliniano, 1603, lacks. Photos available upon request.

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        Theatrum orbis terrarum

      Antwerp: Jan Baptist Vrients, 1603. 3 parts in one volume (including the 'Parergon' and 'Nomenclator'), folio. (18 7/16 x 12 inches). Mounted on guards throughout. With full period hand-colouring throughout. Hand- coloured engraved allegorical general title, with full-page engraving of the arms Philip II of Spain on the verso, engraved full-page memorial to Ortelius incorporating a small circular portrait of him, full-page engraved portrait of Ortelius, hand-colored engraved section-title to the 'Parergon' with architectural surround, hand-coloured engraved vignette on letterpress section title to the 'Nomenclator'. 156 double-page hand- coloured engravings (151 mapsheets, 2 costume plates, 3 views), numerous hand-coloured woodcut initials. Contemporary red morocco, covers bordered and panelled in gilt and blind, covers with a large central design in gilt, expertly rebacked to style, spine in seven compartments with raised bands, ruled in gilt on either side of each band, compartments with a repeat decoration in gilt (expert restoration at board edges). A very rare example of Ortelius's Renaissance masterwork: the first true atlas, here with full contemporary hand colouring. The colouring in this copy is without doubt the finest that we have ever seen. This Latin edition published by Jan Baptist Vrients is one of the most complete issues of the 'Theatrum Orbis' and includes both the 'Parergon' and 'Nomenclator.' The Theatrum... of Abraham Ortelius was one of the most brilliant and innovative of all Renaissance books. It was the first true atlas in the modern sense of the word, and as such, it introduced an entirely new and standardized method for the study of geography. For the first time in one volume, all parts of the globe were treated in a comprehensive and uniform manner, and thus it presented as complete a picture as was then possible of the whole world. Ortelius published editions of his atlas not only in Latin, the traditional language of the scholarly elite, but in the six major European vernaculars: German, Dutch, French, Italian, English and Spanish. The Theatrum was therefore equally at home in the library of a scholar in Paris, a country gentleman in Kent, or a merchant in Grenada. This widespread dissemination had profound results in an age when geographical knowledge was in a rudimentary state: the information laid out in the Theatrum became the universally accepted vision of the world. Another strategy used to make the atlas more accessible to the public was the inclusion of beautiful embellishments in the popular mannerist style, thus appealing to contemporary aesthetic tastes, and aligning the Theatrum with the other great artistic accomplishments of the age. In speaking of the maps in the Theatrum, the noted art historian, James A. Welu comments on "their richness of ornamentation, [they are] a combination of science and art that has rarely been surpassed in the history of mapmaking ... Ortelius's Theatrum is known for its numerous decorative cartouches, which undoubtedly added to the atlas's long popularity" (Art and Cartography, pp. 145-146). Ortelius played a pivotal role in disseminating the revelations of the important explorations and cartographical works of his time. The enthusiasm he and his colleagues felt for their task is suggested in the quote from Cicero at the bottom of the world map map, which may be loosely translated: "How can human affairs be taken seriously by one who contemplates the great world and all eternity?" Further, the Theatrum was the first major printed work of any kind to include scholarly citations of authorities (i.e. the original mapmakers), thus introducing for the first time the concept of footnoting to Western scholarship. Ortelius further included a massive appendix (the Parergon), consisting of a detailed classical atlas, to appeal to Renaissance Europe's fascination with the ancient world. In its comprehensive coverage of the world, the uniform excellence of its maps, the standardized style and format, the extensive use of the vernacular for marketing, its scholarly citations, and massive classical appendix, the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum of Abraham Ortelius had no precedent. Cf. Burden 64 (map of the Americas) & 74 (map of the Pacific); cf. Shirley 158 (world map); van der Krogt Koeman III, 31:053; c.f. Printing and the Mind of Man 91.

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        IMAGEM DA VIDA CHRISTAM,

      - ORDENADA POR DIALOGOS: COMO MEMbros da sua composiçam. O primeiro he, da verdadeyra Philosophia. O segundo, da Religião. O terceyro, da Iustiça. O quarto, da Tribulação. O quinto, da Vida Solitaria. O sexto, da Lembrança da Morte. COMPOSTOS PELO R. P. F. Hector Pinto, da Ordem de S. Hieronymo: & por elle acrescentados nesta vltima impressam. EM EVORA. Impresso por Manoel Lyra. Com licença do S. Officio: Anno 1603. In 12º de 13x8 cm. com [iv], 252 [ii] fólios. Encadernação da época em pergaminho flexível com título manuscrito na lombada. Ilustrado com um selo a talhe-doce na última página do prólogo: "I. H. S.MEO. EXULTABO. IN. DEO. IESU". Ornada com vinhetas capitulares. Rara impressão eborense saída do prelo do mesmo impressor e impressa com os mesmos caracteres da famosa edição dos 'piscos', OsLusíadas, Lisboa 1584. Contendo um importante capítulo final (que não consta no sumário inicial) com a descrição simbólica do brasão de cidade de Coimbra, explicando a importância do seu conhecimento, como fonte do saber. Inocêncio III, 175: " FR. HEITOR PINTO, natural da villa da Covilhã (outros dizem que da de Mello, qualquer d'ellas na provincia da Beira), professou o instituto de S. Jeronymo no mosteiro de Belem a 8 de Abril de 1543. Foi doutor em Theologia pela Universidade de Siguença, e Lente da cadeira d'Escriptura na de Coimbra, Reitor no collegio da mesma cidade, e Provincial da Ordem em Portugal, eleito em 1571. A opinião vulgar o dá falecido em Castella no anno de 1584 com suspeitas de veneno, mandado propinar por Filippe II. Imagem da vida christam, ordenada per dialogos, como membros de sua composiçam. O primeyro he da verdadeyra philosophia. O segundo da religiam. O terceyro da justiça. O quarto da tribulaçam. O quinto da vida solitaria. O sexto da lembrãça da morte. Impressos em Coimbra per João de Barreira 1563. 8.º Segunda edição, ibi, pelo mesmo 1565. 8.º E novamente, Braga, por Antonio de Mariz 1567. 8.° Lisboa, por Antonio Ribeiro 1580. 8.º Ibi, por Antonio Alvares 1591 e 1592. Evora, por Manuel de Lyra 1603. 8.º Depois de tantas e tão successivas reimpressões, que bem mostram o acolhimento e estima que esta obra mereceu desde o seu apparecimento, sahiram a final as duas partes reunidas em um só volume, Lisboa, por Miguel Manescal 1681. 4.º Tenho noticia de alguns exemplares d'esta ultima, vendidos de 960 a 1:200 réis. Todas as referidas reimpressões fazem consideraveis differenças entre si, e nenhuma concorda com as primeiras, porque os editores foram alterando de cada vez o que bem lhes pareceu. Falando do merecimento de Fr. Heitor Pinto, diz o nosso grande philologo Francisco Dias Gomes (Obras Poeticas pag. 29): «Quem quer vêr uma verdadeira imagem da eloquencia do divino Platão, e do eloquentissimo Cicero, lêa os Dialogos d'este auctor. Além da mais pura e sancta moral christã, que constitue o fundo especial dos ditos dialogos, n'elles admirará quem os lêr em grau superior todas as graças do estylo, o mais puro e correcto. » Não são menores os louvores que lhe dá o outro benemerito philologo Agostinho de Mendonça Falcão: «A suavidade (diz elle) e amenidade de sua linguagem enleva a alma, e faz que se lhe affeiçoe o leitor d'ella maravilhado, que sempre descobre novos primores em sua leitura, e ninguem ha a quem não maravilhem suas comparações saborosas, e espante a superabundante copia de erudição sagrada e profana. » O P. Antonio Pereira de Figueiredo, com quanto o colloque no logar decimo-outavo da serie por elle formada dos classicos portuguezes, ainda assim o antepõe a Fr. Luis de Sousa, Lucena, Freire d'Andrade, Vieira e Bernardes. Os Dialogos foram traduzidos nas linguas castelhana, franceza e italiana, e em todas lograram varias reimpressões. Aquelles que tiverem a curiosidade de as conhecer, podem consultar a Bibl. de Barbosa. Não as transcrevo aqui, por não tornar mais diffuso este artigo. José Agostinho de Macedo (em uma sua carta inedita, que possuo, dirigida a Fr. Fortunato de S. Boaventura) affirm

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        Summa Sancti Raymundi de Peniafort barcinonensis De Poenitentia et Matrimonio. Cum glossis Ioannis de Friburgo. Nunc primum in lucem edita.

      Roma: Romae, sumptibus Ioannis Tallini, 1603. Folio; bella portada grabada por C.A. Boccaferrus, 11 hojas, 584 páginas, 12 hojas. Encuadernación de época, en piel sobre tabla, con gofrados en seco.

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        Paesaggio con grande albero

      Acquaforte e bulino, 1603, datata e monogrammata in lastra in basso a destra. Magnifica prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva priva di filigrana, con sottili margini, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Questa rara opera è parte di una serie di sei incisioni, della stessa misura e stile, datata 1603, estremamente all'avanguardia nella crescente passione fiorentina per il paesaggio. Furono anche forieri di un rinnovato interesse della città per l'incisione, che si sarebbe poi sviluppato ulteriormente negli anni a venire, principalmente sotto il patronato della famiglia Medici. Data la mancanza di punti di riferimento nazionali, l'artista cercò un modello nell'incisore nordico Paul Bril, al quale sembra essersi ispirato per la realizzazione di questa opera, in particolare al suo Paesaggio Montano con Eremita in Preghiera (Hollstein 3) o alle Vedute della Campagna Romana, datate 1590. Bril fu attivo in Francia e in Italia e morì a Roma nel 1626. Nelle composizioni di entrambi gli artisti, un enorme albero in primo piano forma il motivo principale, affiancato da un lato da elementi architettonici nella zona mediana e, dall'altro, da una veduta in lontananza. Per questa opera, Cantagallina sottopose la lastra a due diversi momenti di morsura per ottenere linee di diverso peso. La vista sullo sfondo che si intravede oltre gli edifici sulla sinistra è infatti piuttosto leggera, mentre le linee più ampie che delineano l?argine roccioso e le piante in basso al centro sono state evidentemente ottenute con una esposizione all?acido più prolungata. L?effetto che si ottiene è quello di un set da palcoscenico, con piani di recessione sfalsati, piuttosto che quello di una reale prospettiva. È stato poi usato il bulino per imbrunire le foglie in alto a sinistra nell'albero centrale e dare maggior vigore a quelle in alto a destra. Famoso principalmente per i suoi paesaggi realizzati a penna e inchiostro, Remigio Cantagallina fu attivo a Firenze per più di cinquanta anni, durante i quali realizzò più di sessanta incisioni datate tra il 1603 e il 1635. Oltre la metà delle sue opere rappresentano paesaggi, mentre molte altre sono rappresentazioni di festival e soggetti teatrali. Nativo di Borgo San Sepolcro, Cantagallina raggiunse la sua maturità artistica intorno al 1600. È possibile attribuirgli un solo dipinto, frutto della collaborazione artistica col fratello Antonio. Si tratta dell?Ultima Cena, realizzato dai due artisti nel 1604 per un monastero della loro città natale. Insieme ad Antonio e all'altro fratello Giovanni Francesco, anch?essi registrati come allievi, Cantagallina studiò presso la scuola di Giulio Parigi a Firenze. Mantenne una relazione lavorativa con Parigi per anni, incidendo i suoi soggetti teatrali e di festival. Potrebbe essere stato lui stesso ad incoraggiare Parigi, nel 1608, a rivolgere la propria abilità di artista verso l?incisione, per un lavoro a più mani in cui lui stesso fu partner. La potenza espressiva della morsura realizzata in più fasi di Cantagallina influenzò sicuramente Jacques Callot, con cui collaborò nel 1616 alla realizzazione di Guerra d?Amore. Nelle prime opere, i paesaggi di Cantagallina riflettono i prototipi dei panorami settentrionali; esiste tuttavia una serie di quattro incisioni più piccole, datate 1609 e rappresentanti eventi religiosi, di stile più miniaturistico, in cui le figure sono più briose e più vicine a quelle dei disegni di Parigi. I disegni dell?artista, molti dei quali datati, includono anche un album che documenta una gita nella parte settentrionale dei Paesi Bassi (1612-1613). L?ultimo disegno conosciuto è datato 1655. Nelle ultime opere Cantagallina era solito posizionare un enorme albero, di teatrale memoria, in primo piano; lo stile e l'esecuzione sono man mano divenuti topograficamente più accurati e più atmosferici. Etching and engraving, 1603, dated and signed at lower right. Magnificent work, printed on contemporary laid paper without watermark, with thin margins, in excellent condition. Famous mainly for his pen-and-ink landscapes, Remigio Cantagallina worked in Florence for fifty years; along this period, he realized more than sixty engravings between 1603 and 1635. Over a half of his works depict landscapes, while others represent festival and theatre subject. Cantagallina was born in Borgo San Sepolcro and he reached his artistic maturity around 1600. There is only one painting that can be ascribed to the artist, which he realized together with his brother Antonio. It is The Last Supper, painted in 1604 for a monastery in Borgo. Together with Antonio and the other brother Giovanni Francesco, both registered as students there, Cantagallina studied in the school of Giulio Parigi in Florence. He maintained a working relationship with Parigi for many years, engraving his theatrical subjects and his festivals. Very likely, it was Cantagallina himself who encouraged Parigi, in 1608, to use his ability in the art of engraving, and the two artists cooperated to the realization of a project. The power of the staged biting of Cantagallina influenced Jacques Callot, with whom he worked in 1616 on The War of Love. In the first period, Cantagallina's landscapes mirror the Northern prototypes; nevertheless, there is a set of four smaller engravings, dated 1609 and depicting religious events, which bears a more miniaturistic style, whose figures are more lively and closer the Parigi?s drawings. The artist?s drawings , many of which dated, include a sketchbook documenting a trip to the northern part of the Netherlands. The last known drawing bears the date 1655. In his last works, Cantagallina used to put a huge tree in the foreground, in the centre of the composition, reminding the theatrical scenes; his style and execution became more topographically accurate and more atmospheric.This rare work is part of a series of six engravings, with same size and style, dated 1603, which was in the forefront of the growing passion for landscapes in Florence. They were also foreboding of a renewed interest in etching in the whole city, which had its great development with the patronage of the Medici family. Since there were no national points of reference, the artist found his model in the Northern engraver Paul Bril, from whom he derived his inspiration for the realization of this plate, especially from his A Mountain Landscape with Hermit Praying (Hollstein 3) or his Views of the Roman Campagna, both dated 1590. Bril worked in France and Italy and died in Rome in 1626. In both Bril?s and Cantagallina?s compositions, a huge tree in the foreground becomes the central subject, flanked by architectural elements on one side and by a view in the background on the other. For this work, Cantagallina etched the plate twice to achieve lines with different weight. As a matter of fact, the view in the background behind the buildings on the left is very light, while wider lines outlining the rocky mound and the plants in the lower centre have been achieved with a longer exposure to the acid. The final effect recalls a stage set, with different recession planes instead that a real perspective. Cantagallina used also a burin to darken the leaves of the tree on upper left and to strengthen those on upper right. Reed & Wallace, Italian etchers of the Renaissance & Barocque, p. 210, 107. Dimensioni 155x130.

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        Lativm nunc Campagna di Roma/Istria

      Rarissima carta geografica, due carte stampate al verso e al recto del foglio, tratte dal "elitiae Italiae et index viatorius, indicans itinera ab urbe Roma ad omnes in Italia". Cyprian Eichovius è lo pseudonimo di Matthias Quad (Deventer 1557 - Colonia 1613). Come spesso succedeva all'epoca per sfuggire alle persecuzioni cattoliche contro i protestanti Matthias Quad usò per la sua attività diversi pseudoni¬mi, tra cui quelli noti di C. Eichovius, M. Quadus, M. Quad von Kinckelbach e quello di Konrad Loew. Fuggito dall'Olanda in Germania nel 1587, studiò ad Heidelberg e divenne poi uno dei più prolifici esponenti della cosiddetta Scuola Cartografica di Colonia, durata per circa mezzo secolo (1570-1620 ca.) e formata principalmente da rifugiati fiamminghi ed olandesi tra i quali spiccano lo stesso Quad e Frans Hogenberg che ne fu il fondatore. Nel 1594 Quad pub¬blica a Colonia Europae, totius terrarum orbis partis praestantissimae descriptio. Nel 1596 ca., sempre a Colonia pubblica Typus Orbis Terrarum, ad Imitationem Universalis Gerhardi Mercatoris, un planisfero sulla base dell'opera marcatoria-na e nel 1600 pubblica il suo primo atlante mondiale autonomo: Geographisch Handtbuch, che è anche il primo edito in lingua tedesca. Nel 1608 ne uscì una edizione in latino Fasciculus Geographicus con quattro mappe inedite incise da Johann Bussemacher, suo assiduo collaboratore. A causa dei suoi numerosi pseudonimi la sua vasta produzione editoriale rimane ancora da identificare completamente. Le carte del Quad ebbero poca fortuna poiché stampate nel periodo dei grandi successi degli atlanti Orteliani; pertanto nessuna ristampa dell?atlante è nota, rendendolo rarissimo e molto ricercato nel mercato antiquario. Colonia Cologne 130 100

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        The Bible: Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best Translations in divers languages. With most profitable Annotations upon all the hard places, and other things of great importance, as may appeare in the Epistle...

      London: Imprinted At London by Robert Barker, Printer to the Queenes most excellent Maiestie. 1603 .. 4to. 8.75" x 7.50" x 2.50". A very good full brown leather binding, (probably early 19th century?). Spine with 5 raised bands and old red leather title label. Hinges carefully strengthened. Later endpapers (handmade paper). Engraved title with heart-shaped centre, dated 1603, edges carefully strengthened at some time in the past. "Of the incomparable treasure..." , to verso of the title. Followed by: "To the Christian Reader."; and "How to take profit..." to the verso. Genesis begins on f.1, ends on f. 358b. Apocrypha ends on f. 434a. (first 2 leaves mis-numbered: f. 356 & f. 366) . Family history details to the verso of f.434 for the Payne family 1781-1790. Followed by an engraved title to the New Testament...Robert Barker, Printer to the Queenes most Excellent Maiestie. 1603 (verso blank except for more details of the Payne family 1815-1828). 3 preliminary leaves before the beginning of Matthew on f.141 of Franc. Iunius.). Text ends on f.554b. Bound with: "Two right profitable and fruitfull Concordances...Robert Barker (no date) - incomplete.A well preserved early 17th century bible. All pages with good margins, clear Black Letter text throughout, in double columns, with marginal notations. Referenced by Herbert 273 / Darlow & Moule 208 / STC 2189

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        Anglica, Normannica, Hibernica, Cambrica, a Veteribu Scripta: Ex Quibus Asser Meneuensis, Anonymus de vita Gulielmi Conquestris, Thomas Walsimgham, Thomas de la More, Gulielmus Gemiticensis, Giraldus Cambrensis

      Fancofurti: Imprensis Claudii Marnii, & Haeredum, 1603. Hardcover. Very good. Folio. (12),898,(34)pp. Contemporary boards tooled in gilt with "I" and "L" on the boards on either side of a gilt lozenge. Sometime nicely rebacked, spine in six compartments with raised bands, gilt; red leather lettering label, gilt, later rear endpapers, recent front endpapers. Woodcut printer's device on title and again on rear blank; woodcut devices and initials; full page of woodcuts of English Kings at the opening of Walsingham's History and another at the beginning of his Ypodigma. An early edition of Camden's scholarly presentation of important chronicles: Asser's biography of Alfred; Walsingham's English Chronicle and his Ypodigma; Wilhelm Geminitcensis on the Dukes of Normandie; Gerald of Wales' account of his journey to Ireland followed by his account of the conquest of Ireland and then his tour of Wales with Archbishop Baldwin and his description of Wales (both incredibly important documents). Binding lightly rubbed all over, boards show holes where clasps formerly were anchored, gilt rubbed, especially on rear board, label chipped, title page remargined at gutter (no loss), some typical browning of text pages, but a very good copy.

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