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        The Speech of the Lord Chancellor of England, in the Eschequer Chamber, touching the Post-nati

      London: Printed for the Societie of Stationers, 1609, 1609. First edition, second impression with the errata on the verso of the title-page. STC 7540.5; ESTC S100270. Binding rubbed; some foxing, smudges and minor stains, particularly to the first and final leaves; very good copy, with decent margins.. 4to, modern full polished brown calf, dark brown morocco label, gilt decorations and lettering. A plea on behalf of the rights of Scots to own property and share the same citizenship rights as English. Lacking the first blank (A1).

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        1.]: Hippocratis coi Aphorismi graece & latine, breui enarratione, fidaque interpretatione ita illustrati, vt ab omnibus facile intellegi possint . a J. Heurnio, vltraiectino. [2.]: J. Heurnii [ ], in Hippocratis coi De hominis natura libros duos commentarius. Edidit post mortem auctoris eius filius Ottho Heurnius [ ]. [3.]: J. Heurnii [ ], in Hippocratis coi De victus ratione in morbis acutis librum primum et secundum, commentarius [ ]. [4.]: J. Heurnii [ ], in Hippocratis coi De victus ratione in morbis acutis librum tertium et quartum, commentarius [ ].

      ex officina Plantiniana, Raphelengii, s.l. [ Leiden] 1609 - 4to, 196x150 mm, contemporary soft vellum binding (with only a portion of the original leather ties remaining), calligraphed title at spine (a bit faded); 4 parts in one volume; pp. [2], 161, [5], [2 b.]; [6], 52, [2], [2 b.]; [4], 87, [1 b.]; [4], 120, [3], [1 b.]. Printer’s woodcut at the four title-pages. Xyl. initials and some head-pieces. A posthumous collection of commentaries by the Dutch physician Johan Van Heurne (1543-1601) on three works by Hippocrates: Aphorisms, De hominis natura and De victus ratione in morbis acutis. The last two were published by Otto Van Heurne, son of Johan, at the death of his father. Greek and Latin versions juxtaposed. Ref.: [1.]: IT\ICCU\PUVE\004478 e IT\ICCU\MILE\024770. [2.]: IT\ICCU\BVEE\030694 e IT\ICCU\MILE\024765. [3.]: IT\ICCU\PUVE\004475 e IT\ICCU\MILE\024768. [4.]: IT\ICCU\PUVE\004476 e IT\ICCU\MILE\024769. Cond.: Light traces of use to the binding. Some brownings and spots at leaves. Repairs at first title-page. Little marginal burn with loss of paper at p. 69-70, without loss of text. Overall, a good to very good copy. 470g. BUONO/MOLTO BUONO (GOOD/VERY GOOD) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Fiammette amoureuse de M. Jean Boccace gentilhomme florentin : contenant, d'une invention gentile, toutes les plainctes et passions d'amour. Faite françoise et italienne pour l'utilité de ceux qui désirent apprendre les deux Langues,

      Paris: Matthieu Guillemot, 1609. "Reueue, Corrigee & mise en meilleur ordre, en ceste nouuelle Edition A Paris Chez Matthieu Guillemot, au Palais, en la gallerie des prisonniers." RARE early French edition, with Italian and French texts on facing pages. Rectos (French) only are numbered. 458 pp. Very Good, bound in full calf, gilt title at spine faded yet legible, 5 raised bands with gilt rules, red title label, edges of boards rubbed, prior owner name front end page dated 1823, light toning to end pages, contents clean and remarkably free of toning or foxing. Written by Boccaccio in the years 1343-1345, "La Fiammette" "has been called the first psychological novel in a modern language".. First Edition Thus. Full Calf. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

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        Sacerdotale Brixinen(sis). Continens modum administrandi sacramenta: Exequias defunctorum: diversas item benedictiones sacerdotales, per totum annum, ad ritum Romanum, & usum Diaecesis Brixinensis, accommodatas: aliaq; ad instructionem Sacerdotum ..

      Innsbruck: Daniel Agricola 1609. Erstausgabe. Hldr. d. 18. Jhdt. m. Rückenschild u. Rückenprägung 8°, 13 Bll., 633 S., 6 Bll.,, mit Wappenholzschnitt u. einigen weiteren Holzschnitt-Vignetten und - Initialen, Große Teile in Rot und Schwarz gedruckt. Ritualbuch in lateinischer Sprache mit deutschen Einschüben für Priester des Bistums Brixen (umfasste ganz Nord-, Ost- und Südtirol sowie Vorarlberg) - 6 Blätter mit alten Ergänzungen jew. am unteren Blattrand. Letzts Blatt untere Ecke abgeschnitten. Trotzdem insgesamt nur einige Buchstaben Textverlust. - Insgesamt nocht sehr schönes Exemplar. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Tirol, Theologie,

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        Le Galatee, premierement composé en Italien . & depuis mis en François, Latin, Allemand, & Espagnol . Geneva [i.e. Lyon], par Jean de Tournes,

      1609 - Woodcut printer's device on title-page. 16mo (117 x 80mm) [8]ff 619pp [2]ff (blank). 17th century vellum. De Tournes had published a polyglot edition of this classic courtesy book in 1598 but without the German version found here. In this edition we have a French version printed in civilité type, a German version in gothic type, a Spanish version in roman type and an Italian version in italic type, printed in four columns across a double page with a Latin version in roman type printed at the bottom.Il Galateo was, after Castiglione's Il Cortegiano, the most influential of Italian books on behaviour. It was composed by della Casa (1503-56) in the early 1550s at the suggestion of Galeazzo Florimonte, bishop of Sessa, and named after him. The first separate edition was published posthumously in 1559 at Milan although it had been first printed in a collection of della Casa's Rime et Prose in 1558.Provenance: ?ex dono? inscription inked over on title-page. Inscribed on fly-leaf ?Ex libris Cesari De guigues?.A little browned in places due to paper quality, darker stain a foot of page for last two quires.Cartier II, 753. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        La Fiammette amoureuse de M. Jean Boccace gentilhomme florentin : contenant, d'une invention gentile, toutes les plainctes et passions d'amour. Faite françoise et italienne pour l'utilité de ceux qui désirent apprendre les deux Langues,

      Matthieu Guillemot, Paris 1609 - "Reueue, Corrigee & mise en meilleur ordre, en ceste nouuelle Edition A Paris Chez Matthieu Guillemot, au Palais, en la gallerie des prisonniers." RARE early French edition, with Italian and French texts on facing pages. Rectos (French) only are numbered. 458 pp. Very Good, bound in full calf, gilt title at spine faded yet legible, 5 raised bands with gilt rules, red title label, edges of boards rubbed, prior owner name front end page dated 1823, light toning to end pages, contents clean and remarkably free of toning or foxing. Written by Boccaccio in the years 1343-1345, "La Fiammette" "has been called the first psychological novel in a modern language". Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        1. Artificiosissimi Grammatices (Rotterdam 1605). 2. Thesaurus literarius continens multa diversaque genera scripturae tam latinae et romanae, quam italicae et hispanicae. Pars Secunda (Apud Cornelium Nicolai, 1607). 3. Liber Fondamentalis.

      Three parts in one volume, 77 pp. 4o oblong. Later rebound in parchment. Last and first page with engraved portrait of the author by J. Matham fortified. Some pages browned or with small stains, some edges frayed. Printed text in latin. Rare edition of the most famous book on calligraphy. More than 50 examples of very decorative calligraphy. Rare edition without general title. The thee parts seems to be bound in random order. Part one: Calligramme ""à Messieurs de l 'Admirauté de Rotterdam"". Handwritten text in Dutch (""Die wil leeren schrijven met vlijt [...]"" and French (""Voicy la forme méthodique pur escrire lettre Italique"").Part two: Printed title in Latin with decorative border. 43 pages with decorative calligraphy, handwritten text in Spanish? Tributes to Barneveld, Goltzius, à L'Hérémite, à Pierre carpenter, à Sambix. With signature of Jan van de Velde, some dated 1609.Part three: No date or place mentioned. Handwritten text in Dutch and French.

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        Gods Arrow Against Atheists.

      Imprinted by F[elix].K[ingston] for Thomas Pauier,, London: 1609 - Collation: A-F8, G4. Pagination: [4], 12, 9-96p. Rebacked modern calf, gilt borders to bands, red title label, over new marbled boards. New endpapers. Corners slightly rounded, minor soiling and some light dampstains to outer margins, title with contemporary ink note ?AB? at inner margin. Lacks blanks. Overall, a nice copy of a scarce work. ?This work by Henry Smith (1550-1591) is a gem. However, Henry Smith is little known. Smith?s works are comprehensively outstanding. He lived only a short time (dying at the age of 41, although some documentation exists showing he may have died at 51). He was a second generation reformer and a precursor to Puritanism. he fills a gap in his lifetime of rubbing shoulders with the fathers of puritanism (men like William Perkins, William Ames and Thomas Cratwright, as well as his mentor Richard Greenham. In his day he was known as a powerful preacher - the ?prime preacher of the nation? This particular book was one of Smiths most popular works, and went through dozens of editions and reprints during his lifetime (his sermons in general had gone through eighty-five editions by 1620). Gods Arrow focuses on utterly destroying paganism, Islam and Roman Catholicism, with an exhortation to unite Christ?s church in the truth rather than divide it.? [-McMahon, editor, preface to Gods Arrow Against Atheists, 2012].?His (Smith) preaching brought him such fame that he was known as ?silver-tongued-Smith? In Gods Arrow Against Atheists he not only attacks Muslims but other opponents of the Christianity of the Church of England, from atheists, infidels throughout the world, and Roman Catholics, to Brownists and Barrowists. His conclusion is that ?the Church of England is the true Church of God from which it is utterly unlawfull to make a separation.? [- Pailin, Attitudes to Other Religions, 1984].STC 22725 mentions that editions of STC 22737 and 22667 are called for in the table of contents of ?The Sermons of Master Henry Smith? (1604). Because different publishers held the copyright of each book, editions were not often printed simultaneously. Therefore (like our edition), each book is treated as a separate entity. Citations: ESTC: S106236. STC (2nd ed) 22668. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1. Artificiosissimi Grammatices (Rotterdam 1605). 2. Thesaurus literarius continens multa diversaque genera scripturae tam latinae et romanae, quam italicae et hispanicae. Pars Secunda (Apud Cornelium Nicolai, 1607). 3. Liber Fondamentalis.

      "Three parts in one volume, 77 pp. 4o oblong. Later rebound in parchment. Last and first page with engraved portrait of the author by J. Matham fortified. Some pages browned or with small stains, some edges frayed. Printed text in latin. Rare edition of the most famous book on calligraphy. More than 50 examples of very decorative calligraphy. Rare edition without general title. The thee parts seems to be bound in random order. Part one: Calligramme ""à Messieurs de l 'Admirauté de Rotterdam"". Handwritten text in Dutch (""Die wil leeren schrijven met vlijt [...]"" and French (""Voicy la forme méthodique pur escrire lettre Italique"").Part two: Printed title in Latin with decorative border. 43 pages with decorative calligraphy, handwritten text in Spanish? Tributes to Barneveld, Goltzius, à L'Hérémite, à Pierre carpenter, à Sambix. With signature of Jan van de Velde, some dated 1609.Part three: No date or place mentioned. Handwritten text in Dutch and French. ".

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        Ambrosii Calepini dictionarium octolingue

      Geneve, Sumptibus Caldorianae societatis, 1609. Deux tomes en un volume in-folio, demi-basane, dos à nerfs (rel. du XIX°), titre noir et rouge, (2)- 874- 914 pp. Lég. hum. marginale et brunissures éparses. Dos frotté, coupes usées.

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        Discorsi morali contra il dispiacer del morire detto AthanatophiliaVenice appresso Bartolomeo Alberti

      Printer's device on each of the six title-pages, medallion portrait on verso of each title, and 383 woodcuts (from 117 blocks) in the text, 31 after Holbein, and many with side-pieces incorporating skulls or skeletons (four different pairs). 4to. [12], 592ff. Contemporary vellum, ink title on spine (repair to head of spine).

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        Obseruations upon Caesars Comentaries. By Clement Edmundes, Remembrancer of the cittie of London.

      London printed for Math. Lownes, 1609 - 218 mit einem gestochenen Titel und 12 teils doppelseitigen oder gefalteten Tafeln Kapital beschädigt, Ex-Libris auf Spiegel, Spiegel leimschattig, weinge Seiten mit bräunlichen Flecken im Randbereich Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1500

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        1. Artificiosissimi Grammatices (Rotterdam 1605). 2. Thesaurus literarius continens multa diversaque genera scripturae tam latinae et romanae, quam italicae et hispanicae. Pars Secunda (Apud Cornelium Nicolai, 1607). 3. Liber Fondamentalis.

      - Three parts in one volume, 77 pp. 4o oblong. Later rebound in parchment. Last and first page with engraved portrait of the author by J. Matham fortified. Some pages browned or with small stains, some edges frayed. Printed text in latin. Rare edition of the most famous book on calligraphy. More than 50 examples of very decorative calligraphy. Rare edition without general title. The thee parts seems to be bound in random order. Part one: Calligramme "à Messieurs de l 'Admirauté de Rotterdam". Handwritten text in Dutch ("Die wil leeren schrijven met vlijt [.]" and French ("Voicy la forme méthodique pur escrire lettre Italique").Part two: Printed title in Latin with decorative border. 43 pages with decorative calligraphy, handwritten text in Spanish? Tributes to Barneveld, Goltzius, à L'Hérémite, à Pierre carpenter, à Sambix. With signature of Jan van de Velde, some dated 1609.Part three: No date or place mentioned. Handwritten text in Dutch and French.

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        Artus Quellinius Antverpiensis Curiæ Amstelodamensium statuarius (Portrait of Artus Quellinus I)

      Portrait of Artus Quellinus I (1609-1668) in oval, ribbons and laurel descending from knots on the top corners. On the bottom of the oval frame a stylized animal mask. Cartouche on the bottom ends in acantus leaves. Lettered on cartouche:´Artus Quellinius Antverpiensis / Curiæ Amstelodamensium statuarius. / Hubertus Quellinius, delin. et sculp.´. Etching on paper; small margins; platemark: 314 x 224 mm, total: 322 x 231 mm; only state. PP01Q (Quellinus)

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        Thesaurus novus utriusque theologiae theoricae et practicae.

      Freiburg, Martin Böckler, 1609 - Folio (34 x 22 cm). [26] Bl., 457 Spalten, Seiten 458 - 1968, [1] Bl. (komplett). [Die Kollation folgt zunächst einer Spaltenzählung und wechselt ab 458 zu einer Seitenzählung]. Schweinlederband der Zeit über Holzdeckel mit Schließen (unterer Schließbügel fehlt). *VD17 23:627806W. Erste Ausgabe, recht selten. Sein umfangreiches enzyklopädisches Werk „Thesaurus novus utriusque Theologiae" aus dem Jahre 1609 erschien 1621 nochmals in einer zweiten Auflage und wird als sein reifstes Werk erachtet. Es gilt als qualitativ beachtlicher Vorgänger späterer theologischer Enzyklopädien oder Lexika. - Jodocus Lorichius (geb. 1540 in Trarbach; gest. 29. September 1612 in Freiburg) war ein Theologieprofessor an der Universität in Freiburg im Breisgau. Er war der bedeutendste Vertreter der theologischen Fakultät in der zweiten Hälfte des 16. Jahrhunderts sowie mehrfach Rektor der Universität. Nach seiner Emeritierung am 7. Januar 1605 zog er sich in die Freiburger Karthause zurück. 1610 trat er in den Orden der Kartäusern ein. - Text mit gleichmäßiger papierbedingter Altersbräunung, insgesamt sehr gut erhalten in einem weitgehend intakten und gut erhaltenen zeitgenössischem Schweinsledereinband (es fehlt lediglich die unter Schließe). Rücken oben mit altem Papierlabel. la Gewicht in Gramm: 5000

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        Enneas dissertationum physiologicarum ....... Giessen Nic. Hampelius 1609.

      "Diss. Giessen 1609 ; ca 200 p.".Collectie van 9 disputaties, alle uit 1609 en gedrukt door Hampelius. Behalve Dolmarus zijn de respondenten: Johann Wilhelm Landsidelius, Heinrich Nic. Arctander, Heinrich Albertius, Cunrad Rehagius, Heinrich Wideburgius, Justus Heino von Heimburg, Justus Warichius en Johann Adam Heisterus

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        Recueil van de tractaten, gemaeckt ende geslooten tusschen de Hoog Mogende Heeren Staten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederlanden ter eenre, ende verscheyde Koningen, Princen ende Potentaten ter andere zyde. , 216, , J. Scheltus, z.j.

      4°. Perkamenten band uit de tijd. Rug beschadigd. Met ca. 60 apart verschenen tractaten uit de jaren 1609-1697. De tractaten zijn genummerd in een index en hebben dit nummer op perkamenten tabs aan de zijde van snede. De nummering in de index loopt van 1-65. Een aantal van deze nummers ontbreekt in deze band, maar de nummers 66 t/m 71 zijn toegevoegd.

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        Catechesis Ecclesiarum: Quae in Regno Poloniae, & magno ducatu Lithuaniae, & aliis ad istud regnum pertinentibus provinciis, affirmant.

      Racoviae, Racoviae 1609 - [xxiv] 279p pagination jumps from 167 to 186, original plain full calf binding with gilt rule to boards, small loss to top and bottom of spine, library stamp to verso of title page, also "withdrawn" in red ink, initial index over several pages printed in the form of a table, old bookseller's label (J Leslie) to front, old Latin manuscript notes in legible fine hand to two empty pages at end, a very uncommon title. This is the first Latin translation of the Racovian Catechism, of Socinian, Polish Brethren interest. Thomas Jefferson referred to the text of the Catechism as one of the sources of the US Constitution and the UNESCO has listed it as one of the most important works in the history of mankind. The title was first published in the city of Rakow. The city with 15.000 inhabitants was razed in the course of the Catholic counter-reformation in Poland. In 1608 a German translation appeared. A year later this Latin translation, dedicated to King James 1, was published with a ficticious imprint. Because of the non-trinitarian stance of the catechism, the English Parliament voted in 1614 and again in 1652 to seize and burn all copies circulating. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Caerte vanden lande ende Graefschappe van Hollandt Midtsgaders het landt van Utrecht de deelen ende houcken van andere lande annex hollt gelegé, Ende t setue landt naest beleyt hebben, Perfect gemaect nade tegenwoirdige situatien gelegenheyt

      - (Cornelis Claesz), (no place), (1609). Two sheets of paper pasted together. Very good condition and very nicely hand coloured. 293x371 mm. Map by I.P. Saenredam, based on the original by Ortelius. The plate was used many times for several publications, like Guicciardini's description of The Netherlands and loose prints like this one. In 1612 Bleau took the plate over and eventually broke the top left corner (where a crack is visible in this copy). Nontheless the plate remained to be used until 1648.

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        Artus Quellinius Antverpiensis Curiæ Amstelodamensium statuarius (Portrait of Artus Quellinus I).

      Portrait of Artus Quellinus I (1609-1668) in oval, ribbons and laurel descending from knots on the top corners. On the bottom of the oval frame a stylized animal mask. Cartouche on the bottom ends in acantus leaves. Lettered on cartouche:´Artus Quellinius Antverpiensis / Curiæ Amstelodamensium statuarius. / Hubertus Quellinius, delin. et sculp.´."Etching on paper; broad margins; platemark: 314 x 224 mm, total: 422 x 286 mm; only state. PP01Q (Quellinus)"

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        Liick-oratie over de doot vanden eervveerdighen ende vvytberoemden heere Jacobus Arminius, doctor ende professor der H. theologie in de hooghe schole tot Leyden, de welcke .... is ghedaen in de latijnsche tale, terstont nae de begraeffenisse in het auditorium der theologie op den 22 Octobris anno 1609, ende namaels door een liefhebber verduyst. Leiden J. Paedts Jacobsz. 1609.

      "Oratie Leiden -- 22-10-1609 ; (36) p.".Knuttel 1651. Met vignetten in houtsnede op titelpagina en aan het slot. Aan het einde van de oratie de tekst van enkele acten betreffende Arminius dd. 1603, 1605 en 1609. Twee slotverzen van A.M.P.

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        Dat nye testament Jhesu Christi, na dem Grekeschen recht gruntlick vordudescht, und upt nye uth der bybelen thogerichtet. Rostock, Ludowich Dyetz, 1548 [colophon 1553].

      12°, perkamenten reliefband uit de tijd, met resten van goudopdruk en van 4 koperen slotjes (het sluit-deel verdwenen). Relief versiering op de sneden. Met pen: Exlibris Gerbrandi K. Rosenekrans en een tekst met huismerk ondertekend en het jaartal 1609. Titelpagina in rood en zwart met randversiering. 404 bladen (= 808 pagina's) en 9 van 11 bladen van het register. Mist de laatste 2 bladen 'An den Leser'. Het register is compleet. Borchling/Clausen 1617. Vroege en zeldzame druk van de Nederduitse vertaling door Luther van het Nieuwe Testament.

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        "BUCQUOY, DE; DE SMETH; DE LEEUW--- Familieboekje met aantekeningen uit de jaren 1609 tot 1715, in het , 523, en in het Nederlands, betreffende de families De Bucquoy en De Smeth. Ca. 100 beschreven pagina's in een oblong, in leer gebonden, boekje. Goud op snee.".

      "De eerste generatie is Jacques de Bucquoy te Keulen, die in 1609 Anna Benoit huwde, in 1612 Maria Marissal en in 1630 Petronella Ghemart. Hij overleed 1646. Zoon Salomon huwde in 1649 Anna de Smeth, geboren in 1624 als dochter van Joost de Smeth en Margaretha Engels. Dan volgen gegevens De Smeth: 1) Peter de Smeth; 2) Willem de Smeth; 3) Joost de Smeth, (1554-1611), gehuwd Antwerpen 1581 met Anna Jeseu (1555-1617). Hun kinderen werden geboren te Brussel en Keulen, o.a.; 4) Joost (1587-1662) huwde Keulen 1621 Margareta Engels (1600-1661, dochter van Conrad en Geertruid Laermans). Kinderen o.a.; 5a) Robertus de Smeth, geboren Keulen 1638, in 1641 ingeschreven in het Vasbender Gaffel, overleden 1661 in Taiwan; 5b) Raymond de Smeth (1633-1713) in 1636 ingeschreven in het Vasbender Gaffel, huwde Amsterdam (ds. Homma) 1662 J. Barbera Tersmitten (geb. Bremen 1642 als dochter van Jan en Maria Wolters van Bremen en overleden 1670). Kinderen o.a.:; 6) Maria de Smeth (1667-...) huwde 1710 te Amsterdam Jan Theodorus de Leeuw (1681-...). Het boekje bevat zeer uitvoerige gegevens over getuigen, doodsoorzaken, personalia over broers, zusters en aangehuwde familieleden en vooral veel over ontvangen en gegeven geschenken bij geboorten. Het boekje opent met een 4 regelig devies: Ris si tu veux un ris Democrite, puisque le monde est pure varite, mais quelque foire touche d'humanite, pleure noz maux des larmes d'Heraclite. Mooi en uiterst interressant familieboekje.".M10438

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        TRACTAET VAN 'T BESTANT, GHEMAECKT ENDE BESLOTEN BINNEN DE STADT ENDE CITE VAN ANTWERPEN, DEN NEGENSTEN APRILIS 1609

      The Hague: Hillebrant Iacobz, 1609. [11]pp. Large vignette on titlepage. Modern marbled boards. Very good. The original edition of the official Dutch text of the "Twelve Years' Truce" between the United Provinces and Spain. There are thirty-eight articles, of which nine deal with foreign trade. The present issue, undoubtedly the first, contains a few errors which were corrected in later issues. By this treaty the Dutch agreed to stay out of Spanish controlled possessions in the New World. However, it conceded the right of the Dutch to trade in the East Indies, and on the basis of this and the breathing room the treaty gave them, they were able to rout the Spanish in the 1620s. Savelle calls the Twelve Years' Truce "a great international triumph for all the challengers of the Hispano-Portuguese monopoly" on New World colonization, since it marked the first explicit recognition of the right of any non-Iberian people to sail to the Americas. Spain tacitly recognized the right of the Dutch to own colonies in the New World, a right which the Dutch, French, and British vigorously pursued in the ensuing decades. An important treaty and quite scarce. OCLC locates three copies. Not in EUROPEAN AMERICANA. DAVENPORT 28. KNUTTEL 1589. SAVELLE, THE ORIGINS OF AMERICAN DIPLOMACY, pp.31-34. OCLC 8525118, 17751928.

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        Commentarius In Sphaeram Procli Diadochi. Cui adiunctus est Computus Ecclesiasticus, cum Calendario triplici, & prognostico tempestatum ex ortu & occasu stellarum.

      Augsburg, David Franck, 1609. - 4°, circa 20 x 16 cm. 4 Bll., 367 SS., 11 (1 w.) Bll., 2 gefaltete Tafeln, mehrere Holzschnitte im Text Pergament d. Zt. "Poggendorff I, 1064; Zinner, Astronomie 4231. Erste Ausgabe mit dem griechischen Text des Proklos, paralleler lateinischer Übersetzung und reichem Kommentar sowie weiteren Beigaben zur Kalenderberechnung und anderen meteorologischen und astronomischen Fragen. "Henisch gehört zu dem weit über Augsburg hinaus wirkenden Späthumanistenkreis an der Wende vom 16. zum 17. Jahrhundert. (er) war der Mathematiker und Naturwissenschaftler, aber auch der Germanist dieses Kreises, eine tolerante Natur, deren freundschaftliche Bande wie wissenschaftliche Verbindungen von den Jesuiten vornehmlich in Augsburg, München und Dillingen bis zu katholisch und protestantisch Gelehrten in Deutschland, Frankreich, Italien und den Niederlanden reichten. In der Kaufmannsstadt Augsburg war der Humanismus wesentlich auf praktische Erkenntnisse und Ergebnisse gerichtet. Henisch kam den Wünschen des nüchternen, rechnenden und zählenden Bürgertums entgegen. Seine Schriften tragen einen stark rationalen Zug, sein Geist drängte zu klarer Begriffsbildung und zu vernünftigen Methoden. Das Studium der Himmelskörper und des Firmaments beschäftigte ihn sein Leben lang. Jährlich lieferte er einen mathematischastronomischen Kalender und veröffentlichte einen Kommentar zu Proklus." (NDB VIII, 524). - Exemplar mit EIGENHÄNDIGER WIDMUNG von Henisch an Conrad Pius Peutinger (1520?1613), den Sohn des bedeutenden Augsburger Humanisten: "Clarissimo viro D. Conrado Pio Peutingero I. V. D. ac advocato Reip. AUG. dd. autor". Das Buch kam danach in das Klost von Ulrich und Afra, auf dem Titel findt sich oben ein entsprechender Eintrag und auf dem Vorsatz ist das schöne gestochene Exlibris des Klosters. Wohl nach der Säkularisation kam das Buch in die Königliche Kreisbibliothek (Stempel des 19. Jh. auf dem Titel) und wurde dort dann ausgeschieden. " "- Kaum gebräunt, meist sauber, wenig berieben, ohne Bindebänder. Schönes Exemplar mit bedeutender Provenienz. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        L'Epitome du Theatre de l'Univers d'Abraham Ortelius.

      Jan Baptist Vrients,, Antwerp, 1609 - Fine example of Ortelius's miniature atlas with full contemporary colour Oblong 8vo (115 by 170mm). 11 leaves, pages numbered 1-134, 6 pages Index, Approbatio, Privilege, verso blank. Engraved title-page, 137 engraved maps, one full-page view and 2 diagrams in the text, all with fine contemporary had-colour in full (minor marginal repairs to title-page and A3). Contemporary vellum over paste-board, title in manuscript at the head of the spine. Collation: A-I(8), K-S(8), T(4) A fine example of Ortelius's miniature atlas. The "pocket edition" of Ortelius' 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum' was the first response to the demand for cheaper atlases." (van der Krogt) The idea of a miniature atlas was the brainchild of the engraver of Filips Galle (1537-1612). He published his first atlas in 1577, some seven years after Ortelius work first appeared. The work consisted of 73 maps, and had an accompanying rhyming vernacular text. The work proved hugely popular and a following twelve editions in Dutch, French, English, and Latin, were published by Galle between 1578 and 1601. Galle's domination of the miniature atlas market was challenged by the Antwerp bookseller Jan van Keerbergen (1586-?1624) who in 1601, published the first edition of the present work. Keerbergen commissioned Michael Coignet (1549-1623) to write a new text. All the maps in the atlas are new, and were based upon the maps in Galle's Epitome of 1601. The map, engraved by Ambrosius and Ferdinand Arenius, are better executed than Galle's, and feature both latitude and longitude lines to their borders. The work also incorporates a finely engraved title page of an architectural facade with personifications of 'Geographia' and 'Hydrographia' to the left and right, a pair of globes, and a compass below, with seven cameos of notable cartographers above, named from left to right: Strabo, Plinius, Solinus, Ptolemaeus, Volaterranus, G. Mercator, and Ab. Ortelius. In 1604, Keerbergen sold the atlas to Jan Baptist Vrients, who had acquired the rights to Galle's atlas in 1601. Vrients published one further edition of the atlas, the present work, in 1609. Van der Krogt 333:02B. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The New Testament of Jesus Christ translated faithfully into English, out of the authentical Latin, according to the best corrected copies of the same, diligently conferred with the Greeke and other editions in divers languages: With Arguments of bookes and chapters, Annotations, and other necessarie helpes, for the better understanding of the text, and specially for the discoverie of the Corruptions of divers late translations, and for cleering the Controversies in religion, of these daies: In the English College of Rhemes. Rheims: John Fogny, 1582; [together with:] The Holie Bible faithfully translated into English, out of the authentical Latin. Diligently conferred with the Hebrew, Greeke, and other editions in divers languages. With Arg

      Rheims [NT] & Douai [OT]: John Fogny [NT]; printed by Laurence Kellam [OT], 1582 & 1609–10 - Together 2 works in 3 quarto volumes. NT: quarto (214 x 155 mm). Late 17th-century calf, covers with a gilt rule border and gilt panel with a small fleuron at the corners, spine with 6 panels, the 2nd and 3rd with early 19th-century contrasting morocco labels; early 19th-century wove paper endleaves; sprinkled edges. Woodcut initials and ornaments; woodcut title from an early 17th-century Geneva Bible bound-in as frontispiece. Title and following leaf somewhat soiled and browned and repaired on the verso along the inner margin, text lightly browned throughout with some minor dampstaining, minor grubby marks and soiling in places, inner margin of the final leaf repaired, a very good copy. Old ink initials "AK" at the foot of the title; Rev. Joseph Abbot, perhaps the Catholic priest of St Chad's, Birmingham, circa 1838–40, with his early 19th-century signature on the front pastedown; pencil purchase note on the front flyleaf "Hodgson 423 10/10/69 AMX". OT: 2 volumes, quarto (225 x 168 mm). Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, central gilt-stamped oval "IHS" with crucifix surrounded by flames, frames with elaborate scrollwork, spines gilt-stamped with repeated floral stamp; rebacked with original spines laid down, corners mended. Titles within typographic ornament borders, woodcut headpieces and decorative initials. Bookplates of Robert S. Pirie. An occasional minor marginal spot or smudge, a very good copy. First edition of the Roman Catholic version of the Bible, the Old Testament in a contemporary Douai binding, presentation copy from John Knatchbull, vice-president of the English College at Douai to Lady Joanna Berkeley (1555/6–1616), abbess of the Benedictine Convent of the Assumption of Our Blessed Lady, Brussels, with his inscription at the head of the title page of vol. 2: "John Knatchbull to the honorable Lady and his most respected mother the Lay [sic] Barkley Abbesse of the English Monastery in Bruxells". Offered here with a pleasing copy of the Rheims New Testament in 17th-century calf, together comprising the first Roman Catholic version of the Bible in English. The English College at Douai was founded in 1568 by William Allen. In September 1579 Allen announced the project of a new English translation of the Bible. The translation was primarily the work of Gregory Martin (1542?–1582), with the revisions of Allen, Richard Bristow, and William Reynolds. Martin translated the entire Vulgate between September 1578 and July 1580 but the book was published episodically, the New Testament with Bristow's notes at Rheims in 1582 and the Old Testament in two volumes at Douai in 1609–10. As a result complete sets in uniform contemporary bindings are a chimera. "The appearance of a Catholic Bible in English undermined traditional protestant criticism that the Roman church kept scripture out of the hands of the laity. Instead protestant theologians such as Thomas Cartwright, William Whitaker, and William Fulke attacked the credentials of the translators and denounced their work as filled with error. Despite such criticism, revised versions of Martin's translation remained extremely popular throughout the English-speaking world for nearly four hundred years" (ODNB). NT: Darlow–Moule–Herbert 177; Pforzheimer 68; STC 2884. OT: Darlow–Moule–Herbert 300; STC 2207. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Conquista de las islas Malucas.

      [Madrid, Alonso Martin, 1609]. - Small folio (222 x 296 mm). (12), 407 (but: 411; 316-319 numbered twice), (1) pp. Engraved figurative title (lower border cropped with loss of imprint, as common). 18th century red gilt morocco, boards with richly gilt floral décor, gilt edges of covers, richly gilt spine in seven compartments with raised bands, black title label, speckled edges. Marbled endpapers. In modern custom-made chemise of auburn cloth and a cloth case with spine in red morocco and five raised bands, title in gold. First edition of the author's principal work, very rare, especially with the engraved title. The book mostly discusses the Philippines and the Moluccas, but also deals with China, Java, Sumatra, and Ceylon, with references to "los estrechos Persico y Arabico" (p. 12). The Portuguese naval commander Afonso de Albuquerque had conquered Malacca in the early 16th century, several decades after Arab merchants had introduced Islam to the islands. - "Few narratives are written with so much judgment and elegance [.] One of the most important works for the history of the Philippine islands [.] The book also contains matter relating to Sir Francis Drake and American voyages, and to the history of Spanish and Portuguese exploration in the Indies" (Cox). "Very lucidly and elegantly written" (cf. Ebert). "Copies with the engraved title are rare, and still more difficult to find are copies in which the printer's name and date of printing are preserved at its bottom" (cf. Salvá). "For the compilation of this work, the author had the command of all authentic manuscript relations, which were either in official custody, or in private hands, besides the testimony of such persons then living as had been eyewitnesses to any part of what he delivers" (Griffin). - Boards somewhat worn and rubbed, a few spots, some small cracks in the joints, slight defects at head and foot of spine, but altogether a beautifully preserved copy. Final leaf laid down, some small, inconspicuously repaired wormholes near headlines. Some occasional foxing and browning; pages 65-68 with a remargined flaw at the edge (no loss to text). Provenance: Engraved bookplate of Jeremiah Hill (early 18th century). Later in the famous library of Sir Thomas Phillips (1792-1872, with shelfmark and inscription "MHC" in pencil). Sold at Sotheby's June 23, 1988 for £3,800 (lot 110); latterly in the private collection of the Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013). Palau 16089. Cat. Nederl. Scheepv. Mus. 494. Cox I, 284. Brunet I, 419. Ebert 994. Graesse I, 193. Griffin/Ph. 23. Penney 304. Maggs (Spanish Books) 54a. Pardo de Tavera 121. Reiss & Auvermann 40 (Travel & Exploration) 408. Sabin 1946. Salvá 3349. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Della Origine Et De'Fatti Delle Famigle Illustri Di Italia

      Vinegia/Venezia - Altobello Salicato, 1609 Book. Good. Hardcover. A work on the history of grand Italian families. The full title of this work isDella Origine etDe'Fatti Delle Famigle Illustri Di Italia. Nel quale, oltre alla particolare cognitione, cos de Principi, come anco delle dipendenze, et parentele di esse case nobili, si veggono per lo spatio di pi di mille anni, quasi tutte le guerre et fatti notabili, successi in Italia, et fuori, fino a tempi nostri. Con i nomi de i pi famosi capitani et generali che siano stati, cos antichi, come moderni. The work discusses the princes, dependencies and kinships of the noble houses over a timespan of over 1000 years. This work also touches on wars and notable facts on Italy until the time of writing. Written by Francesco Sansovino, an Italian political philosopher, historian and poet. In the original Italian. Collated, complete. Condition: In contemporary paper vellum binding. Externally, worn. Loss to the spine and to the boards due to rubbing and handling. Boards have creased slightly. Prior library label adhered to the front joint. Front hinge has failed with the backstrip lifted from the textblock. Rear hinge is weak and held by one cord only. May detach with further handling. Endpapers are damaged with chipping. Front and rearendpapers has detached from textblock and are looselyinserted. Internally, firmly bound. Small armorial crest stamps to the title page and to the final leaf. Pages are age toned to edges. Some tidemarks to the top edge of several pages, not affecting text. Instances of occasional spots throughout. Overall: GOOD..

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        Vedute delle sette chiese giubilari

      Serie di 6 tavole (di 7), numerate I-VI, raffiguranti sei Basiliche di Roma. Manca la tavola dedicata alla Basilica di S. Croce in Gerusalemme. Ciascuna tavola presenta in alto al centro, il nome latino della basilica; una veduta prospettica, di circa 142x130mm; sotto l'immagine, una lunga notazione di carattere storico sull'edificazione della chiesa, sui relativi culti e le reliquia conservate. In fondo alla prima tavola, l'excudit "Franciscus Vill'aena excudit Rome. Cu Privilegio Sum. Pont et Superioru licentia Anno 1609" Le tavole raffigurano 6 Basiliche di Roma: - S. Giovanni in Laterano - S. Pietro - S. Paolo fuori le Mura - S. Maria Maggiore - S. Lorenzo Fuori le Mura - S. Sebastiano L'opera è di estrema rarità. Non censita nei principali repertori. La raccolta era presente nella collezione del Palazzo Massimo, come si apprende da Vittorio Massimo, in Notizie istoriche della Villa Massimo alle Terme Diocleziane... del 1836. A series of 6 plates (of 7), six Balsilicas in Rome. Missing the plate showing the Basilica of Santa Croce in Gerusalemme. Each plate bears, at top center, the Latin name of the basilica; a perspective view, of approximately 142x130mm; under the picture, a long historical notation on building, its cults and the preserved relics. At the bottom of the first plate, the excudit "Franciscus Vill'aena excudit Rome. CU Privilege Sum. Pont et Superioru licentia Anno 1609 " The plates depict 6 basilicas of Rome: - St. John Lateran - St. Peter - St. Paul Outside the Walls - S. Maria Maggiore - St. Lawrence Outside the Walls - St. Sebastian The work is extremely rare. Not listed in the main repertories. V. Massimo, Notizie istoriche della Villa Massimo alle Terme Diocleziane..., 1836, p. 268 Dimensioni in mm. 142 X 130

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        Conquista de las islas Malucas

      First edition. The Council of the Indies commissioned Argensola to write a history of the Spanish explorations, and discoveries in Asia, as well as the wars and armed conflicts engaged with the Dutch, English (here incorporates an early account of Sir Francis Drake, amongst the earliest Spanish sources on the pirate), and natives. "An account of the voyage of Sir Francis Drake is included... This book is an essential work for the history of Spanish and Portuguese exploration in the East Indies" (Hill). Argensola dealt mostly with the Philippines and the Moluccas (Spice Islands, Indonesia), however his aim for a comprehensive work made him deal also with China, Java, Sumatra, Celebes and Ceylon. "In his digressions on people and places, Argensola adds significantly to the stockpile of information on Asia, especially on the Moluccas, Java, Sumatra, and Ceylon. His book also ties together neatly the affairs of Europe with struggles in the overseas areas, for he sees the spice trade in its world wide ramifications and makes his reader acutely aware of its immediate and potential interest for Japan and China." (Lach). Argensola (1562 - 1631) was a Spanish historian, poet, and learned man; he joined the Count of Lemos, Viceroy of Naples in 1610, and succeeded his brother Lupercio as historiographer of Aragon in 1613. Provenance: from the library of the antiquarian book dealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013). Palau, 16089. Alden, 609/65. Hill, II, 475. Lach, Asia in the making of Europe, III, pp. 311-12.

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        Tuscia

      1609. Bellissima carta inc. in rame, confini col. all'epoca, sobrio cartiglio, mm. 470x330 alla battuta, ampi margini. Stato perfetto.

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        La vie miraculeuse de la seraphique et devote Sainte Catherine de Siene: Avec ses divines meditations sur la Passion de Nostre Seigneur, pour chacun jour de la sepmaine.

      Paris: Chez Nicolas Gasse au mont Sainct Hillaire pres la court d'Albret, c.1609. Title-page with elaborate engraved historiated border, at the center of which the printed title of the present work has been pasted over an earlier engraved title, as issued. Small woodcut of Catherine on the title page of the third section, p.459. 12mo, contemporary vellum, ink titles to the spine. In very good condition with browning and usual wear, bookplate. This work went through a number of contemporary editions or printings, but all are scarce. The life of Saint Catherine of Siena, the 14th century tertiary of the Dominican Order and a Scholastic philosopher and theologian, who also worked to bring the papacy of Gregory XI back to Rome from its displacement in France and to establish peace among the Italian city-states. she is one of the two patron saints of Italy, together with St. Francis of Assisi.

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        Petit catechisme ou sommaire des trois premieres parties de la doctrine chrestienne. Traduit du françois, en la langue des Caraibes Insulaires.Auxerre, Gilles Bouquet, 1664. 8vo. With a small woodcut on the title-page showing the Virgin, and almost full-page woodcut of the Crucifixion. Modern half maroon morocco, gold-tooled spine.

      Dampierre, Antilles françaises, pp. 49-50, 83-5; Sabin 7742; for the author: NBG VII, cols. 344-345. The first edition of an abridged French catechism with a Carib translation printed in a parallel column, written to prepare priests for missions to the Caribbean. The author, father Raymond Breton (Baune 1609-Caen 1679), was a French Dominican missionary and a noted linguist. He sailed for the West Indies in 1635 and devoted nearly 20 years to missionary activities. After his return to France in 1654, he was appointed sub-prior of the monastery of Preaching Friars at Blainville. Here Breton wrote several linguistic works that are now among the rarest records of the 17th-century Carib language. Fine copy with bookplate of Joannes B. Stetson on front pastedown.

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        Neu-eröffnete Hof- Kriegs- und Reit-Schul, das ist: gründlicher Bericht della Cavalleria, oder von allen, was zur Reuterey gehörig und einem Cavalier davon zu wissen gebühret, ...Nürnberg, Paul Lochner, 1729. 6 parts in 1 volume. Folio. With engraved frontispiece, engraved plate with the elaborately quartered coat-of-arms of the dedicatee, Karl Wilhelm Friedrich, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, and 61 engraved illustration plates (9 double-page, and many with 2 half-page illustrations per plate). 19th-century gold- and blind-tooled diced light brown calf, gold-tooled spine.

      Dejager 032; Lipperheide 2905; Nissen ZBI 2542; not in Mennessier de La Lance; Podeschi. Sumptuous third edition, extensively revised and edited by the riding master Valintin Trichter, of Löhneisen's celebrated Della cavalleria, first published in 1609-1610, whose second half revised and expanded his 1588 Von Zeumen. It is "generally regarded as one of the chief equestrian works of the early modern period, providing all the information a nobleman and stud-farm owner could possibly want" (Dejager). The fine plates by the Nürnberg borthers Andreas and Engelhard Nunzer, newly engraved for this edition, show training exercises, anatomical details, saddles, bits, bridles, etc., and of course a wide variety of horses, covering Middle Eastern, African and European breeds.With a small coat of arms on paste-down. Lacking the last index leaf, but further in very good condition, with the frontispiece detached and reattached, the corner of the half-title restored, not approaching the text, and the paper occasionally very slightly browned or with a minor stain. Hinges reinforced with cloth, spine discoloured and with the backstrip torn at head and foot, but binding otherwise good. Last edition, extensively revised and with new plates, of a classic work on horses and horsemanship.

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        Ioannis de Pineda hispalensis ex Societate Iesu Ad suos in Salomonem Commentarios Salomon praevius, id est, De Rebus Salomonis Regis Libri Octo

      Lyon: Lugduni, apud Horatium Cardon, 1609. Gran folio (37,5 cms.); 13 hojas, la última blanca, 587 pp., 34 hojas. Con una esplendida lámina grabada por Leonard Gaultier (1561-1630) que representa a Enrique IV de Francia a caballo sobre paisaje de batalla y un grabado a toda plana que representa una lápida. Magnífica portada grabada con pasajes de la vida de Salomón. Pequeños refuerzos en portada y dos primeras hojas. Encuadernación moderna en media piel y tela sajona. Una de las obras más interesantes del erudito jesuíta sevillano, autor de diecinueve libros impresos y de cuatro manuscritos inéditos, amén del Índice de Libros Prohibidos de 1612 para el Cardenal Sandoval, reeditado en 1632 para el Cardenal Zapata. La presente obra "De Rebus Salomonis Regis" reúne el aparato erudito sobre el mundo antiguo bíblico, no histórico, y el conjunto de sus mitos y leyendas, entre los que ocupan destacadísimo lugar los referentes a "Tubal", patriarca fundador y común orígen de los ibéricos ocidentales, junto con la primera mención de "Tarsis", la Tartessos de la legendaria historiografía española. Para Pineda "Tharsis" hace referencia al "Sur", a la Bética, y "Thubal" a toda la Hispania y sus pobladores. Recoge tambien las opiniones diferentes, entre ellas la de Fray Pedro de Maluenda, Capellán de Carlos V, con estas palabras: "Maluenda refert Thubal ad gentes Aquilonares conterminam Moscovitis, id est, vult esse Iberos, quos apellant Orientales". La obra en su conjunto es el tratado básico de hermenéutica bíblica sobre la vida, reino, sabiduría, riqueza, construcciones reales, carácter y muerte del Rey Salomón en el marco de su tiempo. Sobre la fama, la erudición y la probidad de Pineda baste mencionar la escueta placa, todavía existente, en la Universidad de Evora, que recuerda su paso por la misma: "Hic Pineda fuit

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        Ioannis de Pineda Hispalensis e Societate Iesu Ad suos in Salomonem commentarios Salomon praeuius, id est, De rebus Salomonis Regis libri octo

      Lugduni: Apud Horatium Cardon,, 1609. narrow folio (slightly taller that 32.5 cm.), [10 leaves, beginning with half title Ioannis de Pineda e Societate Iesu de rebus Salomonis Regis and including the pictorial title leaf and the blank leaf double dagger 6), 587, [1] pp., [34 leaves] (index); lacks the portrait of Henry IV of France, later full leather very worn and rubbed with back cover detached and front hinge taped, title dark with pen notes of a religious library, most of the text browned but not fragile and entirely readable, pinhole worming in bottom margin and lower inside corner almost throughout with some letters hit but no significant loss, margins cut down with a few border line touched but no letters, good- only; a commentary by a consultant to the Inquisition and editor of Index Prohibitorum Librorum. Photos available upon request.

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        De open-deure tot het verborgen heydendom ofte Waerachtigh vertoogh van het leven ende zeden; mitsgaders de religie, ende gods-dienst der Bramines, op de cust Chormandel, ende de landen daar ontrent. Leiden, Franciscus Hackius, 1651. 4to. With engraved title-page showing 7 different scenes around the title itself, with manuscript notations referring to the related pages, and a few woodcut headpieces and decorated initials. Contemporary vellum.

      Landwehr & V.d. Krogt, VOC 650, cf. 651-652 (German and French editions); STCN (8 copies); Tiele, Bibl. 928; cf. Lach & Van Kley, Asia in the Making of Europe III, pp. 1029-1031. First edition (the only early edition in the original Dutch) of "the earliest European account of Hinduism in Southern India" (Landwehr), written by Abraham Rogerius (ca. 1609-1649), a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church who was sent to Coromandel, Dutch India, by the Dutch East India Company (VOC), to minister to the Christians of Pulicat. He made a sincere effort to understand the fundamental ideas of Hinduism, often denounced by the Europeans as superstitious and abhorrent.Rogerius educated himself about the Hindu customs and beliefs with the aid of two Brahmans, who were not supposed to the reveal the Hindu Mysteries, but nonetheless instructed Rogerius in the Sanskrit classics. He returned to the Netherlands in 1647 and died in 1649. The collected materials were put together by his widow, edited by the Socinian theologian Andreas Wissewatius and published in 1651 by Franciscus Hackius. The presswork is unusually good, showing the (sixteenth-century) types very nicely. German and French translations appeared in 1663 and 1670 respectively. An English translation appeared in the collection The ceremonies and religious customs of the various nations of the known world translated from the French.The title-page slightly thumbed, and minor damp-stains in the inner margins of the last 15 leaves, otherwise a very good copy.

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        Petit catechisme ou sommaire des trois premieres parties de la doctrine chrestienne. Traduit du françois, en la langue des Caraibes Insulaires.Auxerre, Gilles Bouquet, 1664. 8vo. With a small woodcut on the title-page showing the Virgin, and almost full-page woodcut of the Crucifixion. Modern half maroon morocco, gold-tooled spine.

      Dampierre, Antilles françaises, pp. 49-50, 83-5; Sabin 7742; for the author: NBG VII, cols. 344-345. The first edition of an abridged French catechism with a Carib translation printed in a parallel column, written to prepare priests for missions to the Caribbean. The author, father Raymond Breton (Baune 1609-Caen 1679), was a French Dominican missionary and a noted linguist. He sailed for the West Indies in 1635 and devoted nearly 20 years to missionary activities. After his return to France in 1654, he was appointed sub-prior of the monastery of Preaching Friars at Blainville. Here Breton wrote several linguistic works that are now among the rarest records of the 17th-century Carib language. Fine copy with bookplate of Joannes B. Stetson on front pastedown.

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        Neu-eröffnete Hof- Kriegs- und Reit-Schul, das ist: gründlicher Bericht della Cavalleria, oder von allen, was zur Reuterey gehörig und einem Cavalier davon zu wissen gebühret, ...Nürnberg, Paul Lochner, 1729. 6 parts in 1 volume. Folio. With engraved frontispiece, engraved plate with the elaborately quartered coat-of-arms of the dedicatee, Karl Wilhelm Friedrich, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, and 61 engraved illustration plates (9 double-page, and many with 2 half-page illustrations per plate). 19th-century gold- and blind-tooled diced light brown calf, gold-tooled spine.

      Dejager 032; Lipperheide 2905; Nissen ZBI 2542; not in Mennessier de La Lance; Podeschi. Sumptuous third edition, extensively revised and edited by the riding master Valintin Trichter, of Löhneisen's celebrated Della cavalleria , first published in 1609-1610, whose second half revised and expanded his 1588 Von Zeumen . It is "generally regarded as one of the chief equestrian works of the early modern period, providing all the information a nobleman and stud-farm owner could possibly want" (Dejager). The fine plates by the Nürnberg borthers Andreas and Engelhard Nunzer, newly engraved for this edition, show training exercises, anatomical details, saddles, bits, bridles, etc., and of course a wide variety of horses, covering Middle Eastern, African and European breeds.With a small coat of arms on paste-down. Lacking the last index leaf, but further in very good condition, with the frontispiece detached and reattached, the corner of the half-title restored, not approaching the text, and the paper occasionally very slightly browned or with a minor stain. Hinges reinforced with cloth, spine discoloured and with the backstrip torn at head and foot, but binding otherwise good. Last edition, extensively revised and with new plates, of a classic work on horses and horsemanship.

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        Delitiae C poetarum Gallorum, huius superiorisque aeui illustrium, pars prima-tertia. Collectore Ranutio Ghero

      prostant in officina Ionae Rosae, Francoforte 1609 - in 16°, 3 volumi, in 12°, 13 cm, rilegatura coeva in piena pergamena, titolo manoscritto al dorso, p. (16), 955, (21); (8), 1021, (24); (8), 1147, (29). Marca ai frontespizi. Alcuni appunti a penna e segni di tarlo lontano dal testo, bruniture omogenee (qualità della carta), tarletto alla base di 18 c del primo vol. che non tocca il testo, piegatura laterale a 10 c. del 3° volumi [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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