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        Ultonia Conatia et Media [with] Hiberniae v. Tabula, [Ireland]

      Amsterdam:. 1607.. Copper engraved map from Mercator's "Atlas Minor", published in 1607. Latin text on verso. Image size: 7 1/4 wide x 5 3/8". Paper size: 9 x 7". Good impression. Very good; lower left corner of Ultonia map with small tear repaired on verso. References: Van der Krogt, P. (Atlantes) 5901:351, and Van der Krogt 3, 351:01. Very good condition with handsome original color.

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        Operum

      Aristotle:  (Pacius, Julius, ed.:) Operum Aristotelis Stagiritae Philoso- phorum omnium longe' principis noua editio, Graece' & Latine'. Aureliae Allobrogum: Excudebat Petrus de la Roviere (Pierre de la Roviere), 1607, 1606. Two volumes. Thick 8vo's ( 5in.x7.5in.x3.5in., 120mmx200mmx90mm). pp, [xvi] 1517 [iii], [ccviii]; 1438 [ii], 1521-1546, [ccx].Full comtemporary vellum, unmatched. Overlapped vellum of long sides to volume two. Raised bands with inked titles to spines. Black and red title page in volume one. Headpieces, tailpieces, initials, capitals.Vellum has separated from text block at top of spine of volume one. Heavy aging, rubbing, and tearing along the extremities of vol. one. Bookplate and notes to front pastedown and front free end paper. Underlining and margin notes through page 69 and pages 106, 1474, 1475 only to vol. one. 1/2 inch hole to vellum at bottom of spine of vol. one. Interior pages are clean and fairly bright. Overall condition of vol. one to be good plus. Overlapped vellum missing from lower half of front board of vol. two. Previous owner's signature and stamp, Library of the Society of Agriculture of Douai, to title page of vol. two. Light spotting, limited mostly to the first 60 pages of vol. two. Overall condition of vol. two to be very good.Didbin (4th ed.) I 315. Schweiger I 51. 

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        ESPEIO DIVINO EN LENGUA MEXICANA

      Mexico: En la Emprenta de Diego Lopez Daualos, 1607.. [16],562,[2]pp. Four full-page woodcuts. Quarto. 19th-century half morocco, spine gilt. Titlepage mounted. Lacks the final two leaves (tables). Worming at inner margins, affecting several letters. Light scattered soiling and wear. Several leaves loosening. Good. The Sir Thomas Phillipps copy. The first and only edition. (A 1626 edition is listed in many bibliographies, but no copy is known.) The work does not fall within the usual categories of books written in Nahuatl: it is not a collection of sermons, a grammar, a dictionary, a breviary, a liturgy, a DOCTRINA, or a catechism. Rather it is a large work of moral and theological philosophy written entirely in Nahuatl. The work is designed for use by both the educated Indians and the clergy working among the natives: it is designed to be an "espejo...en que pueden verse los padres, y tomar documento para acertar a doctrinar bien a sus hijos" (a "mirror..in which fathers can see themselves and take stock in order to be sure to teach their children correctly"). The word "padres" here means both "Priests" and "fathers" and the word "hijos" both "charges" and "children." The text, in the form of a dialogue between father and son, is considered a masterpiece of Nahuatl. Author Juan de Mijangos was born in Antequera, the capital of Oaxaca. He joined the Augustinian order and taught philosophy and theology at the University of Mexico. A leading expert in the local native languages, Mijangos taught and preached to the Indians in their native tongue. In addition to the present work, he wrote PARTE DEL SERMONARIO, DOMINICAL Y SANCTORAL, EN LENGUA MEXICANA (Mexico, 1624). Two features worth noting about the book are that among its illustrations is one of the earliest portraits of St. Augustine produced in the New World, with the City of God in the background, and a note that the proofreader of the Nahuatl in the work was "Agustin de la Fuente, native of Santiago Tlatilulco," who was also the proofreader for Fr. Juan de Bautista. A native letrado who knew Latin, Spanish, and Nahuatl, Fuente was an influential presence at Davalos' printing establishment. Diego Lopez Davalos, printed in Mexico between 1601 and 1615. Indigenous people were directly involved in the production and printing of books in his shop - they served as scribes, printers, engravers, and bookbinders. An important work, rarely found complete. MEDINA (MEXICO) 238. ANDRADE 28. PUTTICK & SIMPSON, FISCHER SALE, 1138 (this copy). PALAU 168872. GARCIA ICAZBALCETA, LENGUAS 45. VINAZA 119. AYER COLLECTION N155. UGARTE 236. SABIN 48908.

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        Q. HORATI FLACCI EMBLEMATA. Imaginibus in aes incisis, notisq[ue] illustrata, studio Othonis Vaeni Batauolugdunensis

      Antwerp: Hieronymi Verdussen, 1607. First Edition. Hardcover. Old dampstain around the margins of about half the pages affecting mostly the bottom half of the page, but only visible in about a dozen or so plates and even then it is not too disconcerting. Very Good and complete with half-title page. Quarto (7-1/2" x 10-1/2") bound in recent antique calf leather with calf corners retaining nineteenth century marbled boards and floral endpapers. Illustrated with a title page vignette of Horace and 103 full-page copper-engraved plates by C. Boel, C. Galle, and P. de Jode after Otto Vaenius, many quite striking, with verses in Latin, French, and Dutch on verso of preceding plate. Landwehr Dutch 240; Landwehr, Low Countries, 678. Without the final blank (Dd4), not called for by Landwehr, and with pages 48 and 152 numbered correctly and no emblems pasted over. Peter Paul Rubens was Van Veen's pupil for four years.

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        Regni Valentiae Typus

      Amsterdam. unbound. very good. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 13 7/8" x 18.75". Beautiful vibrant map of western Spain, circa 1607. Published in "Gerardi Mercatoris Atlas sive Cosmographicae" (Mercator-Hondius Atlas). Latin text on verso. Minor dampstaining. Mercator (1512-1594) was an accomplished mathematician, cartographer, globe maker and engraver but is best known for the Mercator Projection. Incorporating the newly accepted fact that the world is round, Mercator was able to render longitude lines consistently straight on a chart. Although this requires some distortion, it was of great use for navigators, and is historically important, as it is still the most commonly used projection today. Originally created by Mercator, this plate was later added to by Hondius.

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        De Consolatione Philosophiae [...] Ioh. Bernatius recensuit, & Commentario illustravit

      Antverpiae [Antwerp], ex officina Plantiniana, apud Ioannem Moretum, 1607. Book. 8vo. pp. [xvi], 394, [vi]. Light toning. Contemporary blind-ruled calf, neatly and appropriately rebacked, corners renewed, recent end-papers. “An elegant and correct edition” according to Dibdin. Plantin’s son-in-law and successor, Jan Moretus, maintained the high standards of the press. Dibdin I, 352.

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        Vita D. N. Iesu Christi: Ex verbis Evangeliorum in ipsismet concinnata. Per R.P. Bartholomaeum Riccium Societatis Iesu " Castgrofidando

      Rome: Bartholome Zanetti, 1607. First edition. 8vo. [8], 160 leaves, including engraved title, 160 full- page engravings; and with 2 folding engraved maps (HOLY LAND & JERUSALEM) tipped in at rear (Jerusalem map detached). 20th-century full blue morocco, covers with triple gilt filet borders, gilt spine, raised bands, marbled endpapers, gilt turn-ins, a.e.g., by "I. Smeers". Pretty copy . Very rare and beautiful series of engravings by an unidentified artist, accompanying the text of the Jesuit priest, Bartolomeo Ricci (1542-1613), whose Italian commentary on the Gospels appeared in the same year. An unusual book in its design. Each page of text, facing an engraved plate, is laid out in variety of columns from one to four, or even in combinations of columns, to accommodate parallel presentations of the Gospels, and in a variety of type sizes, to fit each text to a single page. Ricci's work of the following year (1608), TRIUMPHVS IESU CHRISTI CRUCIFIXI, was printed by Plantin-Moretus in Antwerp, with engravings by the great Adrian Collaert. The artist-engraver of this beautiful series seems not to be recorded. OCLC locates only 7 copies worldwide (four in Germany, one in Spain, and in North America ,at the Bridwell Library); the Pierpont Morgan Library also holds a copy

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        CHRONICA [DE D. JOÃO II]

      - QUE TRATA DA VIDA E GRANDISSIMAS VIRTVDES, E BONDADES, MAGNANIMO ESFORC,O, EXCELLENTES costumes, & manhas, & claros feytos do Chistianissimo dom Ioão o segundo deste nome: & dos Reys de Portugal o decimo tercio de gloriosa memoria. Começado de seu nacimento, & toda sua vida até a hora de sua morte: Com outras obras que adiante se seguem. Feyta per Garcia de Resende. Dirigido ao excellente Principe, & Serenissimo Senhor Dom Alvaro D’alem Castro, Duque, &c. [Vinheta com o brasão dos Duques de Aveiro]. EM LISBOA. Impressa por Iorge Rodrigues imprimidor de Liuros: com licença da Sancta Inquisição. Anno do Senhor 1607. In 8º gr. (de 27x18 cm) com [xiii], 140, [vi] fólios. Encadernação da época inteira de pele com ferros a ouro na lombada cansada. Exemplar com assinaturas de posse coevas sobre a folha de rosto (D. Fernando Moscoso; Padre Andrés Antonio de la Peña) e na folha de guarda (Ricardo / Richard Lynch; e outras posses obliteradas). Obra impressa a duas colunas dentro de quadrilongos tipográficos, e folha de rosto a duas cores, dedicada e/ou patrocinada pelo Duque de Aveiro; na época na qualidade de Príncipe e pretendente ao trono de Portugal. Quarta edição da obra máxima de Garcia de Resende. Impressão raríssima da qual apenas existe um exemplar danificado na BNP. [EN] Fourth edition of the masterpiece of the Portuguese historian Garcia de Resende. Very rare book: there is only one damaged copy at BNP. Contemporary full calf gilt at spine. Copy with multiple contemporary ownership titles. Work printed in two columns within typographical frames and title page printed in 2 colors. Edition dedicated and sponsored by the Duke of Aveiro, at the time acting as Prince and pretender to the throne of Portugal. [PT] Samodães II, pag. 304. 'Esta edição, bastante rara tambem, traz uma Epistola-Dedicatoria, diigida pelo impressor Jorge Rodrigues ao Duque D. Alvaro de Lencastre. Nessa Dedicatoria erradamente se declara ser esta a terceira edição da obra, citando-se tambam como primeira a publicada pelo autor a de de 1554, e como segunda a de Simão Lopes, e nada dizendo ácêrca da autentica primeira, impressa por Luis Rodrigues em 1545. Isto demonstra ser já a edição de 1545 quasi ou de todo desconhecida nesse tempo! Tal a sua extrema raridade.' Inocêncio III, 118: "Garcia de Resende, Moço da câmara d'El-Rei D. João II, de cujo serviço passou em 1490 para o do príncipe D. Afonso, voltando de novo por morte deste no ano seguinte a servir o pai no lugar de Moço da Escrivaninha, que parece equivalia a Secretario particular. Quase vinte anos depois do falecimento do referido monarca, foi pelo seu sucessor D. Manuel nomeado Secretario da Embaixada que mandou a Roma por Tristão da Cunha em 1514. Nasceu na cidade de Évora, e posto que se ignore a data certa do seu nascimento, parece que por boas conjecturas a devemos supor não muito arredada de 1470. Da mesma sorte é desconhecido o ano do óbito, havendo contudo motivo para julgar que assistiu ainda à segunda impressão que da sua crónica se fez em Évora em 1554. Livro das obras de Garcia de Ressende, que tracta da vida & grandissimas virtudes & bõdades: magnanimo esforço, excelentes costumes & manhas & muy craros feitos do christianissimo: muito alto & muito poderoso principe el Rey dom Joam ho segundo deste nome. cõ outras obras que adiante se seguë. Vay mais acrescëtado nouamente a este liuro hüa Miscellanea e trouas do mesmo auctor & hüa variedade de historias, custumes, casos & cousas que em seu tëpo accõtescerã. 1554. A Miscellanea tem sua numeração especial desde i até xxiij folhas, e no fim sua subscripção, tambem especial, que diz fôra impressa em Evora, por André de Burgos, e acabada no fim de Maio de 1554. Segue-se a ella a Tauoada e conclue com a seguinte declaração final: Foy impresso em Euora em casa de Andree de Burgos impressor do cardeal iffante, no fim de Mayo, do anno de mil & quinhentos. liiij. Fol. N'esta edição, bem como em todas as mais que se seguiram, omittiram-se a Paixão,

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        [GRIMOIRE] COMMENTARIUS, DE PRAECIPUIS DIVINATIONUM GENERIBUS : IN QUO A PROPHETIIS, AUTORITATE DIVINA TRADITIS, & A PHYSICIS CONIECTURIS, DISCERNUNTUR ARTES & IMPOSTURAE DIABOLICAE, ATQUE OBSERVATIONES...SUPERSTITIONE [OCCULT, PLATES, WITCHCRAFT, MAGIC]

      Frankfort, Germany: Wechielianus Apud Claudium Marnium & Haeredes Ioan Aubril. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1607. Hardcover. Plates; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 718, [47] pages; Casparus Peucer, COMMENTARIUS, DE PRAECIPUIS DIVINATIONUM GENERIBUS : IN QUO A PROPHETIIS, AUTORITATE DIVINA TRADITIS, & A PHYSICIS CONIECTURIS, DISCERNUNTUR ARTES & IMPOSTURAE DIABOLICAE, ATQUE OBSERVATIONES NATAE EX SUPERSTITIONE, & CUM HAC CONIUNCTAE ...[OCCULT, PLATES, Grimoire, Witchcraft]. In full contemporary vellum. Contents with aging and scattered toning, esp to the foldout plates which are tables. Author was a doctor, fascinated by divination and co, this is a work of oracles, magic, spells, augurs and soothsayers, evil, dreams, logaritmomanzia, meteorology, palmistry, and astrology. He was a doctor of Medicine and Philosophy and this, the most influentialof his writings. It consists of commentary on the occult and a few chapters of purely medical interest which is of an interest to Psychology. He was imprisoned for ten years for his ideas. Colophon emblem of flying horse. .

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        DELL?ISTORIA DI MANTOVA libri cinque. Scritta in commentari da... d?Alveto. Nella quale cominciandosi dall?edificatione di essa Città, brevemente si raccontano tutte le cose più notabili successe di tempo in tempo così in pace, come in guerra. Riformata secondo l?uso moderno di scrivere Istorie, per Bendetto Osanna Mantovano.

      Francesco Osanna 1607 in-8, pp. (6), 1 cb, (20), 307, 1 cb, (4), leg. p. perg. molle coeva. Insegna araldica xilogr. della famiglia Gonzaga al front. Dedicat. a Vincenzo Gonzaga. Fregi e capilett. xilogr. Bella edizione dell?Equicola con la revisione dello stampatore Benedetto Osanna. Fondamentale testo sulla storia di Mantova in seconda edizione sulla prima del 1521. Magnaguti p. 18. Minimi dif. alla leg. Ottimo stato di conservazione. [402]

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        Territorio di Vicenza

      Carta geografica tratta da "L'Italia" a cura di Fabio Magini, edito a Bologna tra il 1620 ed il 1640. Incisione in rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Iniziata da Arnoldo Arnoldi, la lastra venne probabilmente terminata dal Wright intorno al 1607. Bologna Bologna 450 355

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        Opera omnia ad autographa eiusdem denuo emendata (...) opera ac studio R.P. Henrici Sommalii è Societate Iesu. Editio secunda.

      Antverpiae, ex officina typographica Martini Nutii, 1607, voll. tre legati in uno in-8, piena perg. coeva, pp. 879 in numerazione continua. Con 4 frontespizi, (uno generale e uno per ciascuno dei tre tomi dell?opera), tutti con marca tipogr. Una tav. f.t. con ritratto dell?autore inciso in rame. Alcuni quaderni bruniti. Per il resto buon esemplare. Brunet, III, 651: ?L?Imitation fait partie de cette édition?.

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        Campagna di Roma olim Latium

      Carta tratta dal "L'Italia" di Fabio Magini, per la prima volta edito, postumo, nel 1620. Per la realizzazione di questa carta il Magini guarda alla carta della campagna romana di Eufrosino della Volpaia, mentre per la zona delle paludi Pontine si basa sul disegno fatto fare da Sisto V per la prima bonifica delle paludi, eseguiti dall?architetto Ascanio Fenizi. Incisa da Benjamin Wright. In ottimo stato di conservazione. Dimensioni 470x370. Bibliografia: Almagià pag. 72. Bologna Bologna

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        I pomi d'oro, dove si contengono due lettioni, de' fichi l'una e de' melloni l'altra... Aggiuntavi una lettione della lumaca... -

      Recanati, Braida, 1607.In-4 picc. Pergamena coeva; ricucita. Titolo entro bella bordura inc., ritratto dell'autore a p. pagina, e 20 insolite ma efficaci incisioni in rame n.t. con raffigurazioni di fichi e meloni su tavole imbandite, banchetti, scene bucoliche, mitologiche ed allegoriche; una in fine è con lumache e conchiglie. (32), 182 pp.; esemplare abilmente rinfrescato e con alcuni piccoli e discreti restauri su pochi fogli. Rara prima ed unica edizione di un?opera inconsueta, ed uno dei primi libri stampati a Recanati. E? divisa in tre Lezioni che trattano i fichi, i meloni, e le lumache (sia terrestri che marine): la storia, la coltivazione dei frutti, le differenze rispetto ai cocomeri, angurie, cetrioli e zucche, l?allevamento delle lumache, ed il modo di prepararli e mangiarli. Interessante è anche l'elenco ?de gli autori con la cui autorità si è scritto questo libro?, ben 255 nomi, tra cui Alciato, Ortelio, Pigafetta, Aristotele, Avicenna, Pisanelli, Platina, Columella, Dante, Ippocrate, Omero, Olao Magno, Plinio, Virgilio ecc. Secondo Fumagalli, Lexicon Tipogr. Italiae, p.322, il primo libro stampato a Recanati è del 1608. Westbury 10. Paleari Henssler 31. BING 69. First and only edition of a fascinating work on figs and melons: history, cultivation, different types, uses in gastronomy and medicine. It ends with a similar dissertation on snails. Title within an engr. border, a full-page portrait of the author, and 20 curious and popular engr. text illustrations. An expertly washed copy with a few small and neat repairs, bound in contemp. vellum recased

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        Commentaria D. Antonii Solae Senatoris gravissimi ad universa Serenissimorum Sabaudiae Ducum decreta, antiqua, nova et novissima, nunc primum in unum corpus congesta, innumeris practicis additionibus exornata quibus accessere Sacri Senatus....

      Augustae Taurinorum, apud Io. Dominici Tarini, 1607. 1607 In-folio antico (370x250mm), pp. (84), 767, (1), legatura coeva p. pergamena rigida con titolo calligrafato anticamente su dorso a 4 nervi rilevati e al taglio inferiore. Frontespizio con bella marca tipografica incisa. Capilettera, testatine e finalini incisi in silografia ornati e figurati. Le ultime 6 pp. contengono la "Tavola de' giorni feriati, ne' quali l'Eccellentiss. Senato, & l'Illustrissima Camera de' Conti di quà [sic] da Monti non sedeno riformata per le ferie delle Vendemie, con la Tariffa del valor dello Scudo d'oro dall'anno 1400, infino al 1607, & del valor del Ducato, & d'alcune monete antiche, & de' paesi d'alcune d'esse" (si tratta del "Tractatus de Monetis" annunciato nel titolo). Testo su due colonne. Ex-libris moderno al contropiatto anteriore. Ottimo esemplare con qualche traccia d'uso e qualche glossa marginale antica a penna. Numerazione molte volte errata, ma il testo è assolutamente completo. Reimpressione secentesca di questi commentari del giudice e senatore piemontese Sola ai decreti del Senato piemontese, caposaldo della giurisdizione pedemontana del tempo. Cat. Vinciana, 1308. Manno, I, 2836. Picchetto, n. 194. Canavesio, Seicentina, p. 305 e 222 (fa notare, nell'edizione dei "Commentaria", la continuità con le soluzioni tipografiche dei Bevilacqua).

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        Taravisina marchia et Tirolis comitatus.

      [Amsterdam]. [1607]. Incisione su rame di dimensioni 12x16 cm. Carta raffigurante il Tirolo e parte dell?Italia nord-orientale. Riduzione semplificata ma senza varianti del prototipo mercatoriano. Ripetuta in varie edizioni olandesi, inglesi e francesi, la si trova la prima volta in ?Atlas minor Gerardis Mercatoris J. Hondius & J. Janszoon?. Scheda bibliografica tratta da ?Il territorio trentino-tirolese nell?antica cartografia? di Gino Tomasi, scheda n. 19. \r

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        ARISTOPHANIS (ARISTOPHANES) COMOEDIAE UNDECIM CUM SCHOLIIS ANTIQUIS (1607)

      Sumptibus Caldorianae Societatis; Aureliae Allogrogum, 1607. VG Full Vellum Bound in early full vellum, nice burgandy leather gilt titled label. Covers worn and soiled, still very attractive, interior pages occasionally browned, others quite white and bright. Slight insect damage to front pastedown, otherwise quite a lovely copy. Scarce. ; Folio 13" - 23" tal; 916 pages; RBGLASS

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        Il vago & dilettevole Giardino, ove si leggono: Gli infelici fini di molti Huomini Illustri. I varij & mirabili esempi di virtù & vitij de gli Huomini. I fatti & la morte de? Profeti. Il nome & l?opere delle dieci Sibille. Il Discorso delle Muse. L?origine & l?imprese delle Amazzone. I meravigliosi essempi delle Donne. Gli Inventori di tutte le Scienze & Arti. L?origine delle Religioni & de? Cavalieri. L?eccellenza & virtù di molti Naturali. Alcune Ordinationi de? Santi Pontefici. Le belle & vaghe Pitture delle Gratie, d?Amore & del vero Amico. Le sette Meraviglie del Mondo ? Et in questa quinta editione accresciuto di nova aggiunta & con diligenza emendato - unito con...

      Gio. Pietro Gioannini 1607 2 parti in 1 vol., in 4°, pp. 56 nn., 468, 24 nn., 232, leg. in p/perg. coeva con tit. manos. al ds., marca tip. (ancora come quella aldina) su entrambi i front., testatine, final. ed iniz. ornate, vecchia firma di possesso al 1° front. ' ...Aggiunta al vago & dilettevole Giardino, nella quale si leggono: Il computo de gli Anni del Mondo. Essempi di virtù e vitij degli Huomini. Alcuni Prencipi i quali amarono molto i virtuosi. Alcuni Re & Imperatori Rom. uccisi. Li trenta Tiranni che furono al tempo di Gallieno & Valeriano Imperatori. Essempi d?Huomini felici & infelici. Favoriti di Corte uccisi da? loro Signori. Essempi di Virtù & vitij delle Donne. Essempi di felicità delle Donne. Le dodeci persecutioni fatte da gli Hebrei contra Christiani. Li Generali & Provinciali Concilij. Li Corpi de? Santi Martiri che sono in Roma & in Venetia. Alcune Guerre fatte da? Venetiani cavate dalle Historie. Descrittione d?alcuni Regni & Provincie. Alcuni Scrittori Nobili Venetiani & altri Virtuosi. Antichi incestuosi scelerati & puniti. Alcuni essempi di Donne finalmente aggiungi'. Cfr.: Piantanida 3383; Michel-Michel II, 125; Ferguson, Bibliogr. Notes I, part. V, pp. 4-5; Passano, Novellieri Ital. I, p. 229; Graesse II 255; BM STC., XVII sec., 255; Cat. Vinciana 3383; Brunet II, 243 per l?ediz. del 1619. Interessante zibaldone dalle molte e svariate notizie che ebbe molto successo alla sua pubblicazione. Buon Esemplare. 632/26

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        Pharmacopoea dogmaticorum restituta. Pretiosis selectisque; Hermeticorum floribus abunde illustrata. - (angebunden). - (ders.): - Jos. Quercetani... Diaeteticon polyhistoricon; Opus utique varium, magnae utilitatis ac delectationis, quod multa historica, philosophica, & medica, tam conservande sanitati, quam variis curandis morbis necessaria contineat.

      8°. 6 n.n. Bl., 746 S., 11 n.n. Bl. Register, 1 S. Druckermarke, 1 w.Bl.; 4 n.n. Bl., 515 S., 1 S. Druckermarke. Pergamentband der Zeit mit blindgeprägter Deckelfiletierung mit Monogramm C.G.S.S., datiert 1614. 2 Werke in 1 Band. I: VD 17, 3:307707U. - Brüning 901. - Die erste Ausgabe erschien im gleichen Jahr in Paris. Gleichzeitig wie die vorliegende Ausgabe, wurde das Buch in Frankfurt nachgedruckt. - II. VD 17, 39: 140877Q. - Brüning 898. - Ferguson II, 237. - Duveen 493. - Erschien 1606 in Paris erstmals. - Die Pharmacopoea von Quercetano ist eine der wichtigsten Rezeptsammlungen zur chemiatrischen Pharmazie der Zeit von Paracelsus. Das Diaeteicon ist eine Aufzählung der Anwendung aller in der Natur sich befindlichen Erscheinungen, Mitteln und Materialien: de ambitione - de amore venero - de gaudio - de aere - de variis panis & potus artificiis in alimentum homini - de vino - de herbis - de carnibus - de piscibus u.s.w. - Mit mehreren handschriftlichen Besitzvermerken und Stempeln auf dem Titel. Titel lose, stark fleckig und angerändert. 3 Blatt mit Eckausrissen (ohne Textverlust). Papier durchgehend gebräunt. Buchblock im Innenfalz gebrochen. Einband leicht fleckig.

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        Novum Instrumentum Geometricum quo Rerum Mensurabilium Longitudo, Altitudo & Profunditas, Hactenus Inaudito Compendio, etiam Arithmeticae Imperitis, Quam Certissime Mensurantur

      Basil: Ludwig Konig, 1607.. First Edition. Blue hardback boards with white vellum spine. Title page darkened. Page edges browning. Slight loss to some page edges (not impinging). 19th century binding - cover rubbed and soiled. [vii]; 58pp :: 20 b/w engravings :: 220mm x 170mm (9" x 7") :: The new geometrical instrument for surveying invented by Leonhard Zubler (1563-1609). A full page engraving shows the instrument in detail and several examples of its practical use are shown on the other engravings

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        Q. HORATI FLACCI EMBLEMATA

      Antverpiæ: Ex Officina Hieronymi Verdussen, 1607. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. With Particularly Fine, Large Engraved EmblemsDrawn from Horace's Philosophical, Wry "Satires" 229 x 191 mm (9 x 7 1/2"). [3]-213, [1] pp., [1] leaf (blank). Missing A1 (half title), but with final blank. FIRST EDITION. Contemporary stiff vellum, titling neatly penned in an old hand at top of spine. WITH 103 VERY LARGE AND NOT INFREQUENTLY POWERFUL ENGRAVED PLATES (as called for) designed by Vaenius and engraved by C. Boël, Cornelius Galle, Pierre de Jode, and perhaps by Vaenius himself (all of the plates with text printed on the verso, a few of them cancels). Front free endpaper with extensive notes about Vaenius, written in Latin in a late 18th century hand. Landwehr, "Low Countries" 817; Praz, p. 523; De Vries 35; Hoe, "Emblems," p. 125. Front joint split (wider at very top and bottom), but the cover tightly attached on four vellum cords, title page with small cluster of tiny brown dots, a half dozen leaves with headline just cut into, final blank with most of another leaf adhering to its verso, isolated smudges and other trivial imperfections, but QUITE AN EXCELLENT COPY, the original binding solid, the volume clean inside and out, and with the striking engravings richly impressed. This is the uncommon first edition of an emblem book with fine illustrations that take their texts from the works--particularly the "Satires"--of the Roman poet Horace, the son of an ex-slave and the friend of the emperor Augustus. The moderate philosophy and wry humor of his poems, especially the "Satires," lend themselves to illustration by emblems that point out a moral or highlight a human foible. The engravings here sometimes incorporate allegorical figures, such as Death or Time, but also include genre scenes, their settings and costumes sometimes Roman, sometimes faintly Dutch from the time of the book's printing. The engravings are highly detailed and quite skillfully executed, usually including landscapes or architecture in the background. Each image illustrates Latin quotations appearing on the facing page, the topmost from Horace, the rest, supporting the sentiment, from other Roman authors. Otho Vaenius (or Otto van Veen, 1558-1629) of Leyden studied art in Italy and counted Rubens among his pupils. He painted portraits and religious scenes, as well as constructed triumphal arches and designed illustrations such as these, sometimes using them for works he himself composed. Our copy is from the state of the work with the final blank (Dd4, not called for by Landwehr), with pages 48 and 152 numbered correctly, and with no emblems pasted over. The book is not common: ABPC lists seven copies at auction during the last 35 years.

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        Olufsson, 1607. Folio.

      LXV blad,(1) s. Titelsidan tryckt i rött och svart samt med träsnittsvinjett föreställande Östergötlands vapen. Halvmarokängbd med upphöjda bind och rikt guldornerad rygg (Hedberg). Brunstänkta snitt. Det ngt solkiga titelbladet uppfodrat och med flera skickligt utförda lagningar. Inlagan delvis ngt småfläckig. Lagning upptill på blad XII, nedtill på blad XXXIII med någon bokstavs förlust och i inre marginalen på blad LXII. Fuktrand upptill på bladen XXXVII-XXXIX och LXIIII. Fläckar på baksidan av blad XLVI. Enstaka äldre marginalanteckningar i bläck. Med Kurt Winbergs exlibris.. Collijn 489. Rudbeck 3, variant 1. Denna variant, som av Rudbeck betecknas som sällsynt, har i titeln årtalet 1260 i stället för det gängse 1251 och "Knuth Erik" i stället för "Knuth Eriks". Fint utformat tryckalster med Jonas Bure som förmodad utgivare

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        Atlas minor Gerardi Mercatoris a` I. Hondio plurimis æneis tabulis auctus et illustratus.

      Amsterodami: Excus um in ædibus Iudoci Horidij. Veneunt etiam apud Corneliu Nicolai. item apud Ioannem Ianssoniu Arnhemi 1607. With copperengraved titlepage and allegoric plate + 152 copperengraved maps. Oblong 8vo. [348] pp. A few pp. and plates with minor tears. "Anglia" missing lower left corner without loss of text or image. "Wiflispurgergou" pasted down on dublicate printing of "Zurichou". Contemporary full vellum with 8 newer clothlines.. Rare first edition of Mercators pocket atlas published by Hondius intended as a reduced version of Mercators folio atlas ATLAS SIVE COSMOGRAPHIS.This smaller atlas was a huge success for Hondius and his partners Cornelius Claesz and Johannes Janssonius, and editions were published not only in Latin, but also in French, Dutch, German and eventually in Russian, Turkish and English

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        Satyrae et manuscriptis restitutae... parisiis. fouet, 1607.

      Pp. 17,5, pp. (12) 440 (56). Unito a: PERSIO AULO FLACCO. Commentationes, observationes et paralipomena...Pp. 199 (25) 22 (2). Unito a: PERSIO AULO FLACCO. Satyrarum sex liber singularis... Pp. (16) 288 (8). Unito a: DECIMUS JUNIUS JUVENALIS. Periphreses propeaenigmaticae a St. Claverio enodatae. Pp. 26 (6). Unito a: Figure emblematique en trois langues, et seulement en une visible de soy. Ou se peut voir une fleur de louages... Pp. 54 (2). Legatura strettamente coeva in piena pergamena semirigida con piccole unghie e bei titoli manoscritti al dorso. Solo qualche segno d'uso al primo frontespizio, peraltro esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Interessante raccolta miscellanea che raccoglie cinque testi che presentano uguali dati tipografici. Per l'ultima opera cfr. Praz: ""Studies in 17th century imagery"" e Michaud, che socì si esprime:"" Le contenu du livre n'est pas plus clair que le titre. C'est un éloge du roi, de la reine, du dauphin, du duc d'Orléans. Cet éloge est compris dans un carré qui a trente-cinq lettres en tous sens ; et ces lettres, disposées d'après des combinaisons bizarres, forment, selon l'ordre dans lequel on les prend, des phrases françaises, latines et grecques..."".

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        RISPOSTA Del Sig. PAOLO ANAFESTO Aall'Avviso del Sig. Antonio Qvirino, Nobili Venetiani, Circa la Scommunica della Santitˆ di Papa Paolo V. contro il Duce, & Senato di Venetia

      In Bolognaia:: Per Bartolomeo Cochi, ad instanza di Simon Parlasca.. 1607.. 4to: A - G^4. 8" x 5-3/4". 1st edition thus, i.e., this publisher (BL 17th C Italian, p. 704). 55, [1 (blank)] pp. Text in Italian.. Period full vellum binding with title hand-inked to spine crown. Bound with Baglioni's APOLOGIA [1606], see TavBooks ID #33817.. Inked annotations throughout. Withal, a VG - VG+ copy.. Possevino "represented the literary, scientific, and diplomatic type of Jesuit, performing important political missions, establishing schools of science and letters, and applying himself to diplomatic protocols and classical authors with equal assiduity." [Catholic Encyclopedia]. Pope Paul, a lawyer-type individual vice a consensus diplomat, insisted on, for all practical purposes, a ubquitous ecclesiastical jurisdiction, which caused a number of quarrels between the Church and the secular governments of various states, notably Venice. In 1606, "Venice passed two laws obnoxious to Paul, one forbidding the alienation of real estate in favour of the clergy, the second demanding approval of the civil power for the building of new churches (in essence, a Venetian stance that the powers of the church must remain separate from those of the state). Two priests had been found guilty and committed to prison. Paul insisted that they be released to the Church. The Venetian position was ably defended by a canon lawyer, Paolo Sarpi, who extended the matter to general principles defining separate secular and ecclesiastical spheres. In April 1606 the Pope excommunicated the entire government of Venice and placed an interdict on the city. The rest of the Catholic clergy sided with the city, however, with the exception of the Jesuits, the Theatines, and the Capuchins, who were expelled from Venetian territories. Masses continued to be said in Venice, and the feast of Corpus Christi was celebrated with displays of public pomp and "magnificence", in defiance of the Pope. Within a year (March 1607) the disagreement was mediated by France and Spain. The Most Serene Republic refused to retract the laws, but asserted that Venice would conduct herself 'with her accustomed piety.' The Jesuits, which Venice considered subversive Papal agents, remained banned. No more could be expected. Paul withdrew his censure." [Wiki]. OCLC records 11 cc worldwide, with just 4 in the United States (Cornell, Penn, Harvard & Hunter). Price is for the volume, containing both works. . Printer's device to t.p. Decorative initial capital letters.

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        Daniae Regnum. Per Gerardum Mercatorem. Cum priuilegio.

      (Amsterdam, 1607-13). 37,5x44 cm. Kobberstukket Danmarkskort med den originale og typiske håndkolorering. Brede marginer, marginale brunpletter.. Mercators kendte Danmarkskort, som først optrådte i hans Atlas 1595. Efter 1613 blev kortet forsynet med ekstra søuhyrer. Det foreliggende er før 1614, med fransk tekst på bagsiden og med blot et søuhyre. Det er derfor et tryk fra den originale plade fra 1595 og er fra en af de franske udgaver 1607, 1609 eller 1613. - Kortet er gengivet i Bramsen på farvetavle 52

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        Eirenarcha...1607 [with] The Duties of Constables...1606, 2 in 1 book

      1607. Lambard(e), William [1536-1601]. Eirenarcha, Or of the Office of the Iustices of the Peace, In Foure Bookes. Revised, Corrected, and Enlarged, In the Fourth Yeare of the Peaceable Raigne of Our Most Gracious King Iames. London: Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1607. [i], 622, [80] pp. Four parts in one volume with continuous pagination. Title within typographical border. [Bound with] The Duties of Constables, Borsholders, Tythingmen, And Such Other Lowe and Lay Ministers of the Peace. Whereunto be Adioyned, the Severall Offices of Church Ministers and Churchwardens, and Overseers for the Poore, Surveighours of the Highwaies, and Distributors of the Provision Against Noysome Fowle and Vermine. Now Enlarged. London: Printed for the Companie of Stationers, 1606. 80 pp. Octavo (6-1/2" x 4-1/2"). Contemporary limp vellum with lapped edges, early hand-lettered titles to spine and fore-edge, ties lacking. Some soiling, rubbing to extremities, hinges just starting at ends, partial crack between pp 64-65. Later annotations and bookplates of William Allen Potter and bibliographer E.F. Bosenquet to front pastedown and free endpaper, text notably fresh. An appealing copy. * Lambard, or Lambarde, a barrister and legal historian, was the keeper of records at the Rolls Chapel and the Tower of London. First published in 1581, Eirenarcha is esteemed for its comprehensive and systematic account of the organization of local government under the justices of the peace at the end of the sixteenth century. It was the standard authority for many years and often reprinted. Like many books of its kind, Eirenarcha offers fascinating insights into the society that produced it. This is evident in the detailed indictments for such offenses as murder via witchcraft, raping a child or maid (the age of distinction was ten), hearing a Catholic Mass, practicing usury and operating a bowling alley. First published in 1582, Duties of Constables is a companion work. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:229(43), 234 (9).

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        M. Valerii Martialis Epigrammatum Libri XV. Laurentii Ramirez de Prado Hispani, Nouis commentarys illustrati.

      Parisiis (Paris), Apud Claudium Morellum, via Iacobaea ad insigne Frontis. 1607. 4to. Vellum, rebacked in calf, raised bands lettered in gold. with blind stamped dec., to front and rear, lacks ties. Title in red and black, [8], 388, [12], 373, [31], 1 - 4, 243, [1]. ["Of Marcus Valerius Martialis, the most prolific, if not the most excellent of epigrammatists, not much is known, save that he was born in the ancient kingdom of Aragon in Spain in AD 43. He went to Rome and was one of the Tribunes under the empire of Titus and Domitian, who held the poet in high esteem. He was displeased with the government of Trajan, and offended by his neglect of literature he returned to Bibilis, his native town in his 56th year. He soon after married and continued to reside their until his death." From Scribners Magazine August 1874.] The more usual imprint for this book is Michel Sonnius not Claude Morell which is the scarcer one.However it was not uncommon in this period that publishers and printers shared the costs of printing and often unsold quires were bought or simply used by business partners. This will explain the different title page for the same edition; Claude Morel and Michel Sonnius also had their printing shops in the same road, facilitating in this way business exchanges. Lorenzo Ramírez de Prado (1583-1658) was a humanist lawyer, who belonged to a distinguished Spanish family. Fine

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        Fulkommelige skäl och rättmätige orsaker, så och sanfärdige berättelser, hwarföre samptlige Sweriges rijkes ständer hafwe medh all fogh och rätt afsagdt Konung Sigismundum uthi Polen och storfurste i Littowen, etc. sampt alle hans efterkommande lijfs arfwingar ewärdeligen ifrå Sweriges rijkes crone och regemente, och all then hörsamheet och lydhno, som the honom efter arfföreeningen hafwe skyldige och plichtige warit, och uthi stadhen igen uthkorat, annammat och crönt then stormächtige, höghborne furste och herre, her Carl then nijonde, Sweriges, Göthes, Wendes, finnars, carelers, lappers i nordlanden, the caijaners och esters i Lifland, etc. Konung, sampt alle H. K. M.s efterkommande lijfs arfwingar, til theres och Sweriges rijkes rätte konunger och herrer.

      Allom och hwariom och eenom, som sanningen begäre at wetta, til rättelse och underwijsning. Stockholm: Andrea Gutterwiz, 1607. A4-Z4,Aa4-Zz4,Aaa4-Yyy4. Zzz4 vilket är ett tillägg saknas. Senare (1700-tal) halvskinnband. Rygg med fem upphöjda bind. För och eftersättsblad saknas. Något nära skuren. Titelbladet med äldre bläckanteckningar och med lagningar i kanten. Äldre sidnumrering med bläck. Nött titeletikett samt ett nött område på främre pärms pärmpapper. Exlibris Thorsten Hakonsson Brunius. 17,5 x 13,5 cm.. Warmholtz 3299. An appendix of 8 pages was issued but is not present in this volume, photocopy is provided

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        Britannia, sive florentissimorum regnorum Angliae, Scotiae, Hiberniae, et insularum adiacentium ex intima antiquitate chorographica descriptio

      London: George Bishop and John Norton, 1607. Folio (12 6/8 x 9 inches). Additional engraved allegorical and cartographical title-page, letterpress title-page with woodcut device and ornament, 8 full-page engravings of coins in the text, one engraved general map and 56 regional maps by William Kip or William Hole after Christopher Saxton or John Norden, all but 2 double-page, one or two engraved illustrations in the text, including one of Stonehenge, woodcut ornaments, illustrations and initials throughout THE MAPS, PLATES, ADDITIONAL TITLE-PAGE, ORNAMENTS AND INITIALS ALL FINELY COLORED IN A CONTEMPORARY HAND (some minor mostly marginal dampstaining and soiling, one or two small repairs). Late 18th-century diced Russia, all edges gilt (rebacked preserving the original compartments by Margaret Suffolk). Provenance: Near contemporary ownership inscription of Alexander Dallway, dated Saturday 26th January 1694/5 at the head of the letterpress title-page, and signed manuscript list of contents on verso of **4; early 19th-century bookplate of the Earl of Roden on the front paste-down, and by descent to; the Rt. Hon. The Earl of Roden, R.N., his sale Sotheby's 8th April 1957, purchased by; Charles W. Traylen for; Christopher Henry Beaumont Pease, Lord Wardington (1924-2005), Library of Important Atlases and Geographies. AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE LARGE-PAPER COPY, THE FIRST EDITION WITH COUNTY MAPS and the last edition to be published by Camden himself. "If Camden was not the first English historian (in the modern sense of the word), topographer and antiquarian, he was certainly the first to relate the three studies, and his "Britannia", primarily topographical, is the first book which shows... the need to evaluate sources" ("Printing and the Mind of Man" 10). The first survey of Great Britain county by county and the first study of Roman Britain as perceived in the landscape of 16th-century Britain. First published in Latin in 1586, the first edition in English in 1610. "If Camden was not the first English historian (in the modern sense of the word), topographer and antiquarian, he was certainly the first to relate the three studies, and his "Britannia", primarily topographical, is the first book which shows... the need to evaluate sources" ("Printing and the Mind of Man" 10). The first survey of Great Britain county by county and the first study of Roman Britain as perceived in the landscape of 16th-century Britain. At twenty Camden left Oxford with no degree "no known financial resources, patron, or position. For four years the record is silent on how this young man with no publications and no degree occupied himself. Unsubstantiated tradition has him travelling Britain, perhaps under the patronage of Gabriel Goodman, dean of Westminster, in search of antiquities and topographical and historical material that found its way into the 'Britannia'. The economic and social realities of his time were such as to make Camden in large measure the product of cultural institutions, and his disappearance during these years between known institutional affiliations is in itself interesting. Camden's appointment in 1575 as second master at Westminster School returns him to the public landscape. He spent twenty-two years at the school that was emerging as academically one of the most prestigious in the kingdom...not only was he an effective educator and administrator, but he also travelled, collected material for and wrote the 'Britannia', brought it through its first four enlarged editions, and compiled a Greek grammar... In 1576 he inherited his father's property in Staffordshire which provided him with additional financial security. As early as 1577 he came to the attention of the great geographer Abraham Ortelius, then travelling in England, who encouraged Camden in his national enterprise, and whose work provided him with a model for topographical and historical writing. Further encouraged and supported by Dean Gabriel Goodman and his nephew Godfrey Goodman, Camden travelled extensively in pursuit of topographical and antiquarian information: in 1578 through Suffolk and Norfolk, and in 1582 to Yorkshire and Lancashire. Working with a knowledge of the current continental methods and the example and friendship of English scholars such as Alexander Nowell, William Lambarde, his schoolmate Richard Carew, and others, he developed his own approach to empirical research into topographical and historical study through travel, archival scholarship, and the use of original documents, along with the deployment of linguistic and philological evidence and artefacts for interpreting historical and cultural events. "As his work advanced Camden's reputation spread, well before the eventual publication of the 'Britannia' in 1586. Scholars from across Europe, both protestant and Roman Catholic, included a meeting with Camden on their itinerary when they came to England. Geographers such as Gerardus Mercator, lawyers such as Alberico Gentili, scholars and poets such as the Hungarian Parmenius, and statesmen such as Barnabé Brisson, president of the parlement of Paris, sought Camden's company, advice, or views. His work for the 'Britannia', then, was conducted in the field, through study and collaboration, and through research into original sources, both printed and manuscript. "Much anticipated, the 'Britannia' made its début on 2 May 1586, Camden's thirty-fifth birthday; the squat octavo volume was dedicated to Lord Burghley. Of Camden's published work the 'Britannia' has had the greatest and most lasting impact. It received immediate recognition when it appeared, and its successive, enlarged editions of 1587, 1590, 1594, 1600 (dedicated to Queen Elizabeth) and 1607 (dedicated to King James) and its English translation of 1610 by Philemon Holland attest to its popularity... By 1607, the year of its last Latin edition in Camden's lifetime, published in folio and containing an index, maps by Saxton and Norden, and engravings of coins, monuments, and topographical sites, it had evolved into an impressive and editorially sophisticated work of scholarship. It continued to be edited and translated during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, the major editions being those of Gibson in 1695 and 1722, and Richard Gough in 1786 and 1806" (Wyman H. Herendeen for DNB). Chubb XVIII; Skelton 5; STC 4508. Catalogued by Kate Hunter..

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        [Livres à Figures] MYTHOLOGIE, c'est-à-dire explication des fables, contenant les généalogies des Dieux, les cérémonies de leurs sacrifices, leurs gestes, adventures, amours, et presque tous les préceptes de la philosophie naturelle et moralle

      A Lyon: Chez Paul Frellon , 1607. relié. In 4 (19x25cm). Nouvelle édition, après la première française parue en 1598. L'originale latine date de 1551, à Venise. Traduction de Jean de Montlyard. Illustrée d'un beau titre-frontispice allégorique gravé par Thomas de Leu, et d'un portrait de Henri IV à 12 ans. Plein Veau brun d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de 5 fleurons. Filet d'encadrement sur les plats. Léger manque en tête au mors supérieur. Traces de restaurations anciennes sur les plats. Tâches et frottements. Livre dont la publication fut essentielle, notamment pour l'ensemble des beaux-arts, puisqu'il fournit un bréviaire utile et fonctionnel pour une application immédiate dans des domaines telles que la peinture, la littérature, la sculpture... L'ouvrage rassemble en effet toutes les fables de tous les héros mythologiques. Un répertoire fort utile permet de retrouver tous les sujets et personnages. Montaigne, un des premiers, puisera largement dans le livre pour étayer Les Essais. - Chez Paul Frellon , A Lyon _1607, In 4 (19x25cm), Xij, 1066pp. (26) (2bc.), relié. - Livres à Figures relié

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        EUCLIDIS ELEMENTORUM Libri XV. Accessit liber XVI

      Francofurti, Ex Officine Typographica Nicolai Hoffmanni, Sumptibus Ionæ Rhodii, 1607.. De Solidorum Regularium cuiuslibet intra quodlibet comparatione. Omnes Perspicuis Demonstrationibus, accuratisque scholiis illustrati: nunc quarto editi, ac multarum rerum accessione post primam editionem locupletati. Auctore Christophoro Clavio. Sixth edition 1607, first published in in Rome in 1574. 2 volumes, complete set, each with title page, that in Volume I printed red and black, Latin text, small 8vo, 190 x 115 mm, 7½ x 4½ inches, printer's pictorial device on title pages, numerous diagrams in the text, decorated head- and tailpieces and initials, pages (128), 671; 680, bound in modern blind panelled full calf, raised bands, blind rules and gilt lettered labels, new endpapers. Volume numbers on spines are applied to the wrong volume, upper margins slightly cropped, occasionally shaving the running title, a few pages age-browned, an occasional small light stain, occasional very small closed edge tear, 2 partially erased notes in pencil, Volume I: title page dusty, worn along fore-edge, missing a small piece at lower outer corner and with 3 small wormholes in inner margin, some pale damp staining, not affecting legibility, ink number in 1 margin, corner torn off 1 lower margin, no loss of text, small worm track to lower margin from page 641-671; Volume II: damp stain in inner and lower margin from title page to page 67, repeated occasionally, small worm track in lower margin of title page persisting to page 27, affecting text but most still easily legible, worming to lower margin from page 445- 477, and to inner margin from 445-471, this last just affecting 1 or 2 letters, margin of final page lightly stained and with small closed tear, neatly repaired. Bindings tight and firm. A good set. Christopher Clavius (Christoph Clau or Klau) (1538-1612) was a renowned German Jesuit astronomer and mathematician born in Bamberg in Bavaria. In his last years he was one of the most respected astronomers in Europe and his textbooks were used for astronomical education for over fifty years. He was the main architect of the Gregorian calendar. The greatest scholars of his time, such men as Tycho Brahe, Johann Kepler, Galileo Galilei, and Giovanni Antonio Magini, esteemed him highly and he was called the "Euclid of the sixteenth century". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Novum Instrumentum Geometricum: Das ist, Kurtzer und grundtlicher Bericht alle Weite, Breite, Höhe und Tieffe, mit sonderbarem Vortheil, kunstlichen und gewiss, auch von der Arithmetic unerfahrnen abzumessen: Mit XXII. schönen, kunstreichen und verständlichen Kuppferstucken geziert und erklärt: Auch den Kunstliebenden zugefallen, an jetzo erstlich an tag geben: Durch Leonhard Zubler, Burger zu Zürich.

      Basel, Ludwig Königs, 1607. 4to. Sewn as issued in later blank wrappers. Engraved ornamental title showing 2 geometers with instruments, on verso large engraved coat of arms (Henry Prince of Wales). (8),65,(2) pp. With 20 large engravings in the text. Printed on good paper, fine and clean.. First edition, though a Latin translation appeared at the same time. Zubler was a prolific mathematician and instrument-maker in Zürich, and in this work he describes a triangulation instrument (depicted on a full-page engraving), invented by himself, and shows its use in different situations of practical surveying and military use in artistic settings. The triangulation instrument was able to provide measures for length, width, height and angles all at once, to be read on the scales on the baseline etc. The instrument has two arms and a baseline. By fixing the angle between the baseline and the pivoted arm, setting the sliding sight on the baseline arm to the scaled length of the baseline itself, and finally, from the second station, sighting across the two arms while moving the second sliding sight into alignment with the first sight and the target, the side of the triangle on the ground will be given with the position of the second sight, adjusted to the scale. The provision of a degree scale on a semicircular plate at the pivot permits other techniques involving angle measurements or setting the arms at right angles.Cockle: 947 (Latin ed.) - Poggendorff II:1420

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        Cuba Insul., Hispaniola, Havana Portus, I. Iamaica, I. S. Ioannis, I. Margareta

      Amsterdam:. 1607.. Attractive map of Cuba & Caribbean islands from Mercator's "Atlas Minor", with two larger images of Cuba and Hispaniola, and four smaller maps at the left side of Havana Harbour, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and Margarita Island (off the coast of Venezuela). Copper engraving with early color. Latin text on verso. Image size: 7 1/4 x 5 3/4". Paper size: 8 3/4 x 6 1/2". Good impression, with one very small chip at right edge. Very good. Van der Krogt, P. (Atlantes) 9610:351; MCC 42 (Kapp) #8.

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        LA CIRUGIA... Distinta in tre libri.

      Cm. 14,5x10, 2 opere in 1 vol., p. pergam. coeva, 23 cc.nn., 1 c.b., 182 cc.num., 1 c.b., marca tipograf. al frontesp. La prima opera e' divisa in 3 libri "Nel primo de' quali, si discorrono molte utili cose nella materia Cirurgicale. Nel Secondo, si tratta della anatomia, & sue parti, & si mostra quanto al Cirugico sia necessaria. Nel terzo, si scrivono molte ricette di diversi Autori. Con una gionta de Secreti nuovi, dell'istesso Autore". (la I ediz. è del 1570). Unito a: ROSTINI Pietro e Lodovico, "Compendio di tutta la cirugia", estratto da tutti coloro che di essa hanno scritto. Nuovamente ristampato, & con ogni diligenza corretto. Venetia, appresso Lucio Spineda, 1607, di cc.nn. 24, cc.num. 175, ornato da capilett. e finalini silograf.; il vol. è illustrato da 8 tavv. nel t. che raffigurano strumenti chirurgici, con descriz. a fronte. Questo Compendio è stato "ampliato di bellissimi discorsi dall'Eccell. Cavaliero M. Leonardo Fioravanti Bolognese: & aggiuntovi un nuovo Trattato a' professori di tal arte molto utile, e necessario.. con li dissegni de gli istromenti, che più si convengono à Cirugici". Cfr. Diz. Biografico degli Italiani,XLVIII,p. 108: "il bolognese Fioravanti ( 1517-88) fu certamente un personaggio anomalo nella medicina italiana del tempo: fu tra i pochi seguaci di Paracelso mentre in Italia perdurava il dominio delle teorie galeniche. Il suo tentativo di fare del medico il protagonista dell'intero processo terapeutico e il fatto che egli scrivesse in italiano i suoi trattati, furono spesso considerati lesivi della dignità della professione medica e lo esposero a persecuzioni" - De Renzi,III, p. 75 cosi' infatti lo descrive: "uno dei più celebri secretisti e ciarlatani del XVI secolo" - Krivatsy,4080 - Wellcome,I, p. 120 cita altre ediz. Aloni più o meno lievi interc. nel t., ma certam. un buon esemplare.

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        La Size Part des Reports Sr. Edw. Coke Chiualer, chiefe Iustice del Common banke: des diuers Resolutions & Iudgements dones sur solemne arguments, & auec grand deliberation & conference des tresreuerend Iudges & Sages de la Ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 5509.5

      First edition variant of the part of Coke's reports in which he begins to draw upon contemporary material and in which he continues his observations, begun in the preface to the second part of his Reports, on the ancient laws and customs of England. Modern 1/4 morocco over boards, discreetly ex-library, light browning, extensive marginal gloss, a very good copy; rare, one copy in ESTC in the US. Printed for the Societie of Stationers, London], 1607.

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        Lex politica Dei.

      Thet är: Gudz regementz ordning, ther uthi författade äre någre regementz statuter och politiske rätter, uthaff then h. biblischa skrifft uth tagne, och thes til mere nytte, effter thet Justinianischa sätte, under wisse titlar stältte och förordnadhe: Först igenom her Franciscum Raguelem upå latijn samman dragit: Sedhan igenom M. Abrahamum och Cunradum Saurium på tydsko wendt, och förmeerat. Och nu för them som ther kune haffua behag till, upå swenskt tungomål uth satt, aff Hendrich Jönsson Careell. Rostock, Christoffer Reusner, 1607. 4:o. (8),+ 153,+ (3) s. Enstaka småfläckar. Hfrbd från slutet av 1700-talet, guldornerad rygg med röd titeletikett. Ur Joh. Henric Schröders bibliotek, med hans exlibris, och utgallrad ur Stockholms nations bibliotek i Uppsala, dit den skänkts av A. Wiberg. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. Collijn sp. 753f. Första svenska uppagan av denna populära bok av den franske jesuiten Franciscus Raguel, eller Ragueau, (+1605). Ytterligare tre upplagor utkom under 1600-talet

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        De consolatione Philosophiae. Libri quinque. Ioh. Bernartius recensuit, & commentario illusravit. & De consolatione Philosophiae. Libri V. nunc denuò Variis lectionibus & Notio illustrati À Theodoro Sitzmano. Quibus subiunctus & Theodori Pulmani de Metris Boethianis libellus.

      Antwerp, Ex Officina Plantiniana, Apud Ioannem Moretum, 1607 & Hannover, apud Claudum Marnium, & heredes Ioan. Aubrii, 1607. 8vo. Bound together in one cont full vellum binding w. blue title-label to spine. First title-page w. cont. owner's name "G. Clavez" and with inscrition from the Monastary of Saint Roch in Toulouse. In all a nice and attractive book.First work: very minor loss to lower corner of title-page. Numerous woodcut initials and woodcut printer's devise to title-page and verso of last, otherwise blank, leaf. (16), 394 pp. Second work: First few leaves evenly browned, and some general brownspotting. A few leaves lacking very small parts of lower marging, far from effecting text of leaf-signatures. woodcut printer's device to title-page, woodcut initial. (24), 287, (1) pp.. First editions, both published in the same year, of two highly esteemed commented editions of Boethius' seminal "The Consolation of Philosophy", which together make up an important contribution to Boethius-scholarship and the understanding of this most central text of both Antiquity, Christianity, and the Middle Ages. In fact, the collection of the two present editions, collected and bound at the time of their appearance, almost constitute a singular pre-edition of the famous and important so-called "Variorum Boethius", which appeared more than 60 years later, in 1671, and unites the commentaries and notes of Bernartius and Sitzmann. The 1671 edition, which was printed in Leiden, became very popular. According to Dibdin, "The first edition is a very good one, and is emphatically styled, "the Variorum Boethius."... The notes, chiefly by Sitzmanus and Bernartius, are numerous and pertinent." (II:352-53).The beautiful and elegant Plantin-edition constitutes one of the most important commented editions of Boethius' work. It is renowned for Bernartius' excellent and extensive commentaries and the correctness of the text.The Marnius-edition is of great value due to the learned commentaries and notes by Sitzmann, which include an apparatus of classical and post-classical sources.It is of great interest to see the two works collected in this manner, many decades before the commentaries by the two renowned scholars were collected officially and printed together. Apart from the difference in notes and commentaries, the two works complement each other in other respects as well, contributing to the value of having them together. For instance, the Plantin-edition contains Julianus Martianus Rota's "Life of Boethius", whereas the Marnius-edition contains Theodore Peolman's foudational study on Boethian metre and verse.As such, the present book unites two works of the most excellent complimentary value, greatly contributing to the understanding of one of the most important, influential, widely discussed and studied works of Antiquity and the Middle Ages. As a philosopher Boethius (480 - ca. 525) stands tall in the middle between Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Time-wise he clearly belongs to late Antiquity, but he is a Christian and he writes in Latin. Still being a Christian, he also comes to represent the actual centre of a tradition that goes directly back to Plotinus and thereby indirectly back to Plato and Aristotle. Boethius was imprisoned and later executed, accused of treason against the gothic regime as well as of sorcery, though he himself claims that it was caused by his political activity, where he as a court official defended the weak; caused by his uprightness, his enemies were too many. The most plausible explanation is that Theoderic doubted the loyalty of the Roman aristocracy and thereby especially the frank Boethius. While in prison, Boethius wrote this his main work, which is without a doubt the most widely read, commented and influential of his works. The work is atypical for the time and is written as a philosophical conversation between Boethius himself and the goddess of Philosophy. Though always a Christian, in this work he is first and foremost a philosopher, which is why there are many allusions to pagan neo-platonism, however during the Middle Ages all passages of this work were very popularly interpreted in accordance with Christianity. Few people have been of so seminal character to medieval philosophy and religion as Boethius; perhaps only Aristotle himself and Augustine were more influential and important. Few books were so widely read during the Middle Ages as the Consolation of Philosophy, and virtually no book has been as major a source of ancient philosophy in the early Middle Ages as this one. As well of being of great textbook value this work has inspired and influenced numerous religious, philosophical and literary writers. "For some writers, such as the Middle English poet, Chauser, the "Consolation" seems to have provided a model for writing about serious issues in a way which presupposes no commitment to Christianity, a philosophical precedent for the use of pagan setting in a literary fiction." (John Marenbon, Medieval Philosophy, 1998, p. 24).With the death of Boethius came also the end of ancient tradition of philosophy in the Latin West, though through his writings, the influence of this philosophical tradition was preserved during the Middle Ages and through to the Renaissance and early modern times. Dibdin II: 352-353

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        Regni Valentiae Typus

      Amsterdam. unbound. very good. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 13 7/8" x 18.75". Beautiful vibrant map of western Spain, circa 1607. Published in "Gerardi Mercatoris Atlas sive Cosmographicae" (Mercator-Hondius Atlas). Latin text on verso. Minor dampstaining. Mercator (1512-1594) was an accomplished mathematician, cartographer, globe maker and engraver but is best known for the Mercator Projection. Incorporating the newly accepted fact that the world is round, Mercator was able to render longitude lines consistently straight on a chart. Although this requires some distortion, it was of great use for navigators, and is historically important, as it is still the most commonly used projection today. Originally created by Mercator, this plate was later added to by Hondius.

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