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2018-12-06 07:42:49
(Bible, Latin)
Venezia: Antonio Pinelli, 1609. Engraved title pages in red and black; text in four columns] [24]-1102, [2] ; [8]-674-[2] p. ; [8]-326-[34] p. 2 vols. Folio. A gathering of Latin translations: The Vulgate printed after an edition printed in Antwerp in 1605; the translation from the Hebrew by St. Pagnini after the Lyon edition of 1528; and the Septuagint after the edition of Rome, 1508. Scarce in institutions: OCLC locates 3 copies in Italy, 2 in France, 1 in Switzerland, and none in Great Britain or the United States. Not in Darlow and Moule; OCLC 800915086. Contemporary pigskin with ms. lettering on spine. Covers a bit soiled, but binding is solid and text near immaculate. Handsome copy, ex-library, deaccessioned in 1873 from a library in Bologna, with occasional stamps.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [USA]
2018-11-28 19:44:32
[London,] Printed by George Eld. 1610, 1609. Folio, pp. [18], 921, [9]; a few spots and ink stains, some occasional underlining, withal a very good copy in late seventeenth- or early eighteenth-century panelled calf, rubbed, neatly rebacked preserving most of the old spine; early ownership inscription at end crossed through.First edition in English of Augustine's City of God, translated by the traveller and gentleman's steward John Healey. 'Our earliest treatise on the philosophy of history', as Voltaire called it, City of God is a cornerstone of Western thought, pervading the whole of the Middle Ages, and its influence on political thinking has been enormous, but it was not available to an English audience in the vernacular until Healey's translation. 'Running to more than half a million words, it is one of the largest early modern English translations. Healey's rendering of the Latin is loose but competent, and his rhyming verse translations of the Latin poetry quoted in text and commentary are quite attractive He undertook the project at the instigation of William Crashaw' (Oxford DNB), father of the poet, who would later revise the text for the second edition (1620). The apparatus is translated from that of Juan Luis Vives, who had dedicated the first edition of his commentary to Henry VIII – Henry's letter to Vives and Vives's reply are part of the preliminary matter here.Healey had travelled through Europe in 1603-4, where he embraced the Catholic Church before returning to England as tutor to the children of the recusant Carnaby family in Northumberland. His literary … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Bernard Quaritch Ltd ABA ILAB [London, United Kingdom]
2018-11-25 01:45:07
Edmund Spenser
London: Printed by H. L. [Humphrey Lownes] for Mathew Lownes, 1609. First Folio Edition. Full Leather. Very Good binding. First Folio Edition of Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene, with the first issue of two cantos of Mutabilitie. Originally criticized for his use of obsolete and archaic diction, Spenser is now regarded as a literary artist, who used outdated words and spelling to mirror the tone and message of the work. The origin of the 'Spenserian stanza,' and one of the longest poems in English, The Faerie Queene would become the defining work of Spenser's career. Elaborately engraved title page vignettes, headpieces, tailpieces, initials, and cartouches to the head of each canto. Lacking A1, being the title page and dedication, with facsimile title page pasted onto a sympathetic blank; first page of text trimmed and mounted; pages 157/158, and 165/166 misplaced by the binder, but still present, appearing a leaf after they should; lacking final blank leaf. [2], 363, [3] pp. Early marginalia scattered throughout. Provenance in ink, bookdealer's notes in pencil, and pasted 19th century catalog clipping to the front endpapers. Contemporary recipe for ink written at the bottom of the colophon. 18th or early 19th century rebinding. Recent leather repairs at the extremities of the spine and along the joints. Full speckled calf, double ruled in blind at the perimeter of the boards. (ESTC S1728. ). Very Good binding.
Bookseller: BLACK SWAN BOOKS, INC., ABAA, ILAB [Richmond, VA, U.S.A.]
2018-11-21 08:20:05
Jewel, John; Anne Bacon, translator
London: John Norton, 1609. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, 1609, of his collected works, in English. Folio (13 inches; 33 cm) in late 19th century half calf and marbled boards, red spine label. All three titles have their own title pages; there is no general title page. (54) 652; (41) 472 (7); 153 pp. Thus, this copy has three complete works by Jewel, but is INCOMPLETE; complete copies have a general title page, and the first work should be 'A Sermon Made in Latine at Oxenford' (34pp prefatory material and 62pp text). After 'A View of a Seditious Bull' paginated continuously to page 291, should be: "An exposition upon the two epistles of the Apostle Saint Paul to the Thessalonians" and "Certaine sermons preached before the Queens Maiestie" -- each have separate dated title page but pagination is continuous. Thus, our copy lacks nearly 100 pp at the beginning and 138 pp. at the end. On the upside, the condition of this is superb; the binding shows rubbing and wear to corners and joints, with some restoration to both inner hinges and outer joints, but the text of the three works is incredibly bright and wide-margined. Only blemish is to pp. 644-650 of the first book, some stains and light wear......John Jewel (1522-1571) started his Christian life as a Catholic, and on publishing some letters as a Catholic, was forced to flee, ending up first in Frankfort and then in Padua, but not wedded to Catholicism, he made a concerted effort to redeem himself as an English Protestant and so gained enough favor in the court of Elizabeth I that he became Bishop of Salisbury in 155 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Caliban Books [U.S.A.]
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2018-11-19 09:58:47
Luther, Martin
12°, leather relief binding with four copper locks (closures missing). Relief decoration on the sides. Handwritten text on the title page: Exlibris Gerbrandi K. Rosenekrans and on the first page a handwritten text with letters and year 1609. Title page in red and black with decoration. 808 pp, 9 of the 11 pages of the register. Missing the last 2 pages 'An den Leser'. The register is complete. Early and rare print of the Dutch translation by Luther of the New Testament.
Bookseller: Antiquariaat Arine van der Steur [Den Haag, Netherlands]
2018-11-19 04:28:45
Barezzi, Barezzo; Jean Blancone (trans.)
Chez la Veuve G. Chaudiere, Paris, 1609. La qvatriesme partie des chroniqves des freres minevrs. Divisee en dix liures. En laquelle sont descrittes les vies admirables, les cruels martires, les merueilleux miracles, et les saints exercices de plus de huit cens Religieux et Religieuses vrays seruiteurs de Dieu de la Religion de St. Francois, avec vn recit de la nouuelle reforme, et de la continuelle obseruance en l'ordre, auec le grand accroissement de la Foy Catholique fait par eux tant enFrance, Italie, Espaigne, qu'aux Illes Orientales et Occiden.les depuis l'an 1500 iusques a l'annee presente 1609. Composee par Barezzo Barezzi Cremon. Et nouuellement traduicte en francois par R.P.F.I. Blancone Relig. du grand Conuent de Obser.ce de Tolose et Gardien de l'Obser.ce de Mirepoix. A Paris. Chez la Vesue [Veuve] G. Chaudiere, 1609. Small 4to.[28], 1247 pp., with some misnumbering but nonetheless complete, with copper-engraved title page, with portraits of the principal saints of the Franciscan order and the Poor Clares and, in the lunette, a depiction of Saint Francis receiving the stigmata, with his church in the background (left) and the 'Douze Martyrs' (right); and a plate engraved with an interesting depiction of one of the crucifixions inflicted on Franciscan missionaries by the Japanese. Contemporary full leather binding with gilt lettering and ornamentation to spine which is divided into six compartments; coloured boards and edges. An extremely rare book continuing the work of Marco da Lisbona, the three parts of which had been translated into Italian by Orazio Diola; p … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Henry Pordes Books Ltd [London, United Kingdom]
2018-11-19 00:56:05
Cesare Baronio
Coloniae Agrippinae: Sumptibus Ioannis Gymnici, e Antonij Hierati, fub Monocerote, 1609. Rilegato. DISCRETO. 26 39. RIC3458 TEOLOGIA 007 I,II,III,IV,V USATO
Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBabele [Italy]
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2018-11-19 00:56:05
Cesare Baronio
Sumptibus Ioannis Gymnici, e Antonij Hierati, fub Monocerote, 1609. Opera incompleta. Nuova edizione aumentata e rivista. Tomo I di 818 pagine; tomo III di 892 pagine; tomo V di 772 pagine; tomo VI di 784 pagine; tomo X di 964 pagine. Tutti i volumi con relativo indice a fine testo non numerato. Mezza legatura in pergamena, consumata dal tempo, brunita, con aloni e strappi, con bordi stanchi e fori di tarlo. Titoli manoscritti solo al dorso leggermente sbiaditi. Tomo I, V e VI con parti mancanti alla cima ed al piede del dorso. Pagine ingiallite, con fioriture e tracce di umidità, fori di tarlo sparsi di diversa entità e con testo a due colonne ciascuna delle quali numerata, con richiami e segnatura dei fascicoli al piede delle pagine e titoli ai margini. Tomo I con legatura leggermente allentata. Al frontespizio marca tipografica con motivi animali e con la scritta latina Ticiam Moniti Discite. Alla destra della marca tipografica timbro di appartenenza di vecchia libreria. Al tomo I altro timbro con stemma e scritta non decifrabile mentre negli altri tomi lo stesso timbro è ricoperto da un quadrato di carta ben incollato. Piccola scritta ad inchiostro nero al margine inferiore di tutti i tomi tranne che per il numero I. Tracce di matita alla copertina di ogni volume. Numero Pagine 4230 USATO
Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele [IT]
2018-11-18 00:04:53
VAN SCHOEL, Henricus
[Rome,: Henricus van Schoel, 1609]. [Rome,: Henricus van Schoel,, 1609].. Il mondo nuovo su chiamato America da Amerigo Vespucci Fiorentino il quale la scopri circa 5 annj doppo Christoforro Colombo... Double page engraved map, minor expert paper repairs to margins and central fold. A separately-published Lafreri school map of the Americas, the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, extending to Asia in the west, and Europe in the east with a large land mass labelled ‘Terra Australis Incognita' in the south. It is decorated with sea-monsters, a large galleon, and a fine mannerist strapwork cartouche. The map is derivative of Arnoldo di Arnoldi's c1600 map of the same title. Van Schoel's map is detailed and mostly accurate. For example, California is correctly shown as a peninsula, and New Guinea as a separate island; however, Terra Australis, the great unknown south land, awaits discovery. To cover up his lack of knowledge of southern geography, Terra Australis is partially and cleverly covered by the title cartouche. Burden notes that there are a few minor differences between this map and Arnoldi's. For example, in van Schoel's cartouche the letters ‘M' and ‘E' are not ligatured and the coat of arms is left blank. Additionally, the place name ‘S. Augusti' in the east of North America has been omitted, and the Pacific Islands labelled ‘Baxos de S. Bartolomeo' are named but inexplicably left out. Copies of this map are very rare. In fact, it was unrecorded until Philip Burden acquired a copy in a composite atlas in 1992. Burden was then able to determine the map's author and d … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Daniel Crouch Rare Books [United Kingdom]
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2018-11-13 08:42:47
Bartolomeo del Bene
Paris Ambroise and Jérôme Drouart 1609. Folio (343x214 mm). Collation: A4, 2A-Z4, Aa-Hh4, Ii6. [8], 258, [2] pages. Complete with fol. A4 blank. Roman, italic, and Greek type. Engraved title-page and thirty-three engraved plates by Thomas de Leu, including a double-page plan of the City of Truth. Woodcut initials, head-and tailpieces. Contemporary vellum, over pasteboards. Spine with title in gilt on lettering-piece. Some wear. A fine and tall copy, slightly browned, pale waterstain at the upper margin. A manuscript note in French on the front flyleaf.Rare first edition of this remarkable utopian work, a poetic meditation in Latin hexameters, based on the Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle. The Civitas veri sive morum was written in 1585 by the diplomat and poet Bartolomeo Del Bene, and posthumously edited in 1609 by his nephew Alfonso, bishop of Albi, who dedicated the publication to Henri IV. The text is accompanied by a commentary by Théodore Marcile (1548-1617). The poem describes a journey to the City of Truth (Civitas veri) which begins at the Palace of Strength and takes us to the Palaces of Moderation and Excess; we then arrive at the Temples of Glory and Generosity, and finally at the Labyrinth of Vices. The Basilica of Magnanimity and Modesty is a dignified structure, and so too is the House of Courtesy. The contrast is quickly apparent: arrogance, falsity, and injustice are present in the forms of buildings. The edifices of Heroism, Abstinence, and Justice, represent the goal of a virtuous life. The work is divided into thirty days, starting from the canonical descr … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: PrPh Books [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2018-11-08 10:38:02
Kepler, Johannes
Prag / Bruxelles, / Gabriel Lebon, 1609 / 1968 Kl.2°, 1 Bl., 337 S., zahlr. Textabb., 1 Faltkarte,, OLdr. mit Rückenschild, Min. gebrauchspurig. Kepler (1571-1630) erbte von Tycho Brahe eine Fülle von sehr genauen Datenreihen über die Positionen der Planeten. Die Schwierigkeit war. darin einen Sinn zu erkennen. denn wie das nebenstehende Bild beispielhaft zeigt. sieht es so aus. als würden manche Planeten Schleifen am Himmel vollführen. Das liegt daran. dass die Umlaufbewegungen der anderen Planeten von einer Erde aus betrachtet werden. die selbst die Sonne umkreist. Kepler konzentrierte sich darauf. die Marsbahn zu verstehen. doch zunächst musste er die Bewegung der Erde genau kennen. Dafür brauchte er eine Vermessungslinie. Er benutzte Mars und Sonne als Basislinie. ohne die genaue Umlaufbahn des Mars zu kennen. Auf diese Weise wurden die Positionen der Erde berechnet und von diesen der Umlauf des Mars. So konnte er seine Planetengesetze ohne Kenntnis der genauen Abstände der Planeten von der Sonne ableiten. weil seine geometrische Analyse nur das Verhältnis ihrer Abstände benötigte. Im Gegensatz zu Brahe glaubte Kepler an das heliozentrische System. Ausgehend von diesem Gerüst verbrachte er zwanzig Jahre mit sorgfältigen Versuchen und Überprüfungen. um eine mathematische Beschreibung der Planetenbewegungen zu finden. die zu den beobachteten Daten passt. Nach etwa zehn Jahren fand er die ersten beiden der drei Planetengesetze. Zweites Keplersches Gesetz Als Nachfolger Brahes erhielt Kepler vollen Zugang zu dessen Aufzeichnungen. Im Jahr 1600 war das Werk des englisc … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej [Switzerland]
2018-11-07 00:05:36
Garcilaso de la Vega, "El Inca"
Pedro Crasbeeck, Lisbon, 1609. [10],264 leaves, plus engraved plate. Small folio. Contemporary vellum, manuscript spine title, remnants of pigskin ties. Minor foxing and soiling, some light dampstaining to top edge. Very good. First edition of the "Royal Commentaries" of the great half Spanish, half Inca historian, Garcilaso de la Vega. The Inca was the foremost historian of early Peru, and his works are the basis of our knowledge of Incan history. Born in Cuzco, the son of a Spanish nobleman and an Indian princess, he was a second cousin to the last Incan rulers of Peru. He left Peru as a youth and lived in Spain the rest of his life. The PRIMERA PARTE. deals entirely with the Incan empire and the conquest of Peru. The Spanish critic, Menendez y Pelayo, called it "the most genuinely American book that has ever been written, perhaps the only one in which a reflection of the soul of the conquered raced has survived." EUROPEAN AMERICANA 609/44. MEDINA BHA 549. PALAU 354788. SABIN 98757. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana [New Haven, CT, U.S.A.]
2018-11-06 20:30:25
Untitled Document FREE door to door worldwide shipping: 2/4 days to North America, 3/5 days to Europe. Please check our feedback and see how quickly we ship. We are the leading Antiquarian Booksellers in Latin America & members of ILAB (International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, London) & ABA (Antiquarian Booksellers Association, London). Have been in business for more than 30 years. We are a general antiquarian bookstore with emphasis in Spanish-American material. Don't forget to visit our eBay store, this is one of the best stores of rare books on eBay. Author: Argensola, B. L. Lic. Title: Conquista de las Islas Malucas al Rey Felipe III. N. Sr. Escrita por el capellán de la Magestad de la Emperatriz y Retor de Villa hermosa. Date and publisher: Madrid. Ediciones de Alonso Martín. 1609. Description: First edition of one of the first books to deal fully with the Spanish conquest of the Moluccas, the Spice Islands, and of the Philippines, 1564--1572, under the conquistador Miguel López de Legaspi. This famous book deals with those exploits, with the natural history of these islands, the manners and customs of the natives and the voyages through the Straits of Magellan; regarded by Hill as an 'essential work for the history of Spanish and Portuguese exploration in the East Indies'. Argensolas´ narrative is noted for its breadth of knowledge and over-all grasp of world politics. 'In his digressions on people and places,' writes Lach (Asia in the making of Europe, III, pp. 311-12), 'Argensola´s adds significantly to the stockpile of information on Asia, especially on the … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: antanobooks [Capital Federal, Buenos Aires, AR]
2018-11-06 19:13:21
Venice, Giunti, 1609. Folio (35cm), 11 parts, each with own titlepage, bound in 5 volumes, COMPLETE SET in a uniform, attractive contemporary Parisian binding in full brown calf with large golden fleuron at the centre of each board, gilt spines with raised bands (the spines and hinges have been carefully but extensively restored), all the bindings are in sound condition. There are some marginal waterstains here and there inside the volumes (but no dampstaining), but altogether the volumes are in a fair condition. Sets of Galenís complete works are very rarely found on the market. Krivatsy 4493; Hoffmann II, 130. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Mayfair Rare Books & Manuscripts Ltd [London, United Kingdom]
2018-11-06 16:45:08
1609. In 4° antico (cm 25x20). Pp. [4] + 329 + [17] + 1 c.b. - Inscrizione di Ex-dono di Gentil'uomo d'Anversa al frontespizio. Legatura settecentesca in piena pelle bazzana; titoli in oro su tassello in marocchino al dorso; tagli color giallo oro; filetti in oro lungo i bordi; Ex-libris applicato al contropiatto; sguardie in carta marmorizzata; bel frontespizio architettonico riccamente figurato; grandi capolettera e testatine figurati; 28 tavole (su 29, manca - ab origine - la tav. 7) finemente incise e più volte ripiegate, di estrema nitidezza; fenditura lungo la cerniera del piatto anteriore; peraltro, eccellente stato di conservazione.***COPIA DI RARA FRESCHEZZA, PRIVA DELLE CONSUETE BRUNITURE*** [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: EPIZEFIRI [Siderno Marina, Italy]
2018-11-03 16:30:50
THESAURUS Lingua Jewish - Pagnini: THESAURI LINGUAE SANCTAE 1609 Ravelingen The description of this item has been automatically translated. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. E P I T O E M T H E S A V E R S LINGVAE SANCTAE Auctore SANCTE JAE LVCENSI ... Ex OFFICINA PLANTINIANA RAPHELENGII MDCIX Seicentina with Latin and Hebrew text, printed in Belgium, with tip. the title page, refined drop caps and heading badly scarred in the text. Tying post. in full parchment with Golden securities and nerves at the back. Fine specimen, in good/excellent condition, text with progression from ds. toward sin. IncludesIndex Dictionum latinarum, that presents common progression from left to right. to ds. From wikipedia: "Sante Pagnini (1470 - 24 August 1541, Lucca) It was a biblical scholarand Italian Christian monk, of the Dominican order, author of the first Latin translation of the Bible from the original texts, After that of Jerome ". 1 vol. In the eighth, mm. 168x116, pp. [16]-495-[64]. Tying post. in full vellum. Gilt to spine titles with 3 nerves. Brand tip. at the front. Heading and drop caps xil. In good/excellent condition, with minor traces of time, mild Browning of cc, abrasions and signs of china at the front. and at last card. (the photographs are an integral part of the description, and can show sometimes faults not described; some minimal defects judged negligible may be omitted in the description) iNFO Pst ANY Doubt orinformation please WRITE US, O CONTACT US AT THE FOLLOWING Numero : ( + 39) 0697279699 WE INVITEIDEARUSERStoreadAll the time LeDESCRI … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Calligrammes [Roma, IT]
2018-11-03 13:44:42
s.t.,, Torino, 1609. In 4? (mm 200x145); pagg. 46, (2 bianche), 914 (i.e. 912), (12). Piena pergamena coeva con unghie, con titolo manoscritto al dorso. Prima edizione di questa raccolta di trattati economici redatta da Gaspare Antonio Tesauro, magistrato del Duca di Savoia. Nel Rinascimento, gli Stati avevano abbassato il valore della moneta, rendendo cosÏ problematica la soluzione di debiti contratti in precedenza. I vari "economisti" dell'epoca lamentarono tale comportamento e scrissero numerosi trattati sull'argomento. In questa raccolta sono contenuti: De monetarum potestate et utilitate libellus, di Gabriel Biel; Libellus de utilitate et potestate monetarum di Joannis Aquila; Tractatus. de monetis D. Martinus Garratus ; Tractatus monetarum di Franciscus Curtius ; Tractatus monetae, seu pecuniarum, an debeat inspici valor tempore contractus, vel loci etc. di D. Joannes Regnaudus; Tractatus augmenti, et diminutionis monetae di Alberto Bruno; Consilium in materia augmenti monet. factum per excelsum Collegium Papiense ; Sequitur consilium in materia monetarum di Aimone Cravetta ; Quaestiones undecim, in mat. augmenti monetarum, di autore incerto; De monetis et re nummaria di Reinerus Budelius; Tractatus de monetis di Antonio Sola; Consilium super eadem materia de Monetis di Gaspare Bellezia ; Tractatus de augmento monetarum di Gaspare Antonio Tesauro; Tractatus de variis nummariorum debitorum solutionibus di Antonio Fabbri. Discreto esemplare con fioriture e qualche brunitura della carta. Tassello cartaceo e firma di possesso al frontespizio che presenta un antico timbro … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: libreria antiquaria perini Sas di Perini [Verona, VR, Italy]
2018-10-30 17:58:05
Mayer, John
London: 1609.
Bookseller: humber-books [Kingston Upon Hull, GB]
2018-10-25 01:13:15
Ronsard, Pierre de.
Chez Nicolas Buon, 1609. Dubbed "the prince of poets," Ronsard was one of the leading lights of the French Renaissance; his influence was felt in his own time via the school of poetry he helped found (La Pléiade) and thereafter through his revitalization of classical forms and inspiration. The first collected edition of his extensive oeuvre appeared in 1567, published by Buon, who in tribute to Ronsard's enduring popularity continued to produce various updated, corrected, and annotated versions into the 17th century. The present volume, vol. 11 of Buon's 1609-10 printing of the complete works, offers some of the poet's most significant productions -- including many of his best-known poems along with more obscure verses, as well as his important l'Abrégé de l'art poétique français. It is set here as a => duodecimo rather than Buon's better-known folio printing of the same year: Conveniently portable, this smaller production still features => woodcut and typographic headpieces, and decorative capitals. Provenance: Front free endpaper with large ex libris label of Grace Rolleston.
Bookseller: PRB&M/SessaBks (Philadelphia Rare Books & MSS Co.) [U.S.A.]
2018-10-24 06:29:01
Boodt, Anselm Boetius de:
Hanoviae [Hanau], Wechsel, 1609. 4°. 8 + 12 n.n. + 294 + 16 S. OPgm. In latein. Sprache. Mit acht Tabellen im Text, zwei Tafeln und 34 Holzschnitten im Text sowie Druckermarke. - Prägestempel a. V., Exlibris-St. a. T., stockfleckig, Satzspiegel gebräunt, Deckel etw. gewölbt, im Fußschn. ist der Titel eingebrannt, Gbrsp. - Boodt, (ca. 1550 - 1632), studierte Jura an der Universität Löwen sowie Medizin bei Thomas Erastus in Heidelberg, dass er in Padua abschloß. Während der Ausbildung und seiner Karriere, wurde er finanziell durch seine vermögende Familie unterstützt. Neben dem "Vater der Mineralogie", dem unter seinem Pseudonym bekannten Deutschen Georgius Agricola, etablierte Boodt die moderne Geologie und Mineralogie. Durch ausgedehnte Sammelreise zu Bergwerken in Deutschland, Böhmen und Schlesien, trug er eine beachtliche Sammlung an Mineralien zusammen, die letztendlich in seinem Werk "Gemmarum et Lapidarum Historia" Eingang fand. Er hat als erster eine systematische Beschreibung der Mineralien versucht. (Zitat) Versand D: 7,00 EUR Alte Drucke; Mineralogie
Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek [Austria]
2018-10-23 00:55:11
Lutetiae, Gulielmi Lebe, 1609, 4º pergamino, 10 h.+184. Sigue: EXERCITATIO GRAMMAICA IN PSALMUN XXXIII. ROBERTO BELLARMINO. Lutetiae, Gulielmi Lebe, 1609, 32 págs.+ 1 plano grabado de Jerusalem
Bookseller: Fábula Libros (Librería Jiménez-Bravo) [MADRID, Spain]
2018-10-21 16:00:20
Khunrath, Henrico
Guilielmus Antonius, Hanau. 1609 edition (first published in Hamburg 1595 with just four circular plates). Folio. (310mm x 200mm). [24], 60, 222, [iii]pp. The book opens with 12 unpaginated leaves containing the illustrations. Rebacked in more recent (possibly early twentieth century) full green leather, five raised bands to spine with gilt. Gilt dentelles to turn-ins. Marbled endpapers (presumed to have been replaced during rebacking). Heinrich Khunrath (1560 - 1605) was a disciple of Paracelsus and practised medicine in Dresden, Magdeburg and Hamburg. Khunrath also met Queen Elizabeth's court 'Magician' Dr John Dee in Bremen in 1589. Khunrath took up a position in Prague with Rudolf II. This is his most famous publication and contains the well-known engraving "The First Stage of the Great Work" - sometimes known as the "Alchemist's Laboratory". The Amphitheatrum is an alchemical work combining Christianity and Qabalistic magic and is regarded as a bridge to Rosicrucianism. Illustrations and tables (in bound sequence): 1. Engraved Title Page with qabalistic symbols and two obelisks and vignette portrait of the author; 2. Portrait of the author with dog and various items associated with alchemy; 3. Double page table 'Summa Amphitheatrum Sapientiae Aeterae'; 4. Double page table "Triasunt quae primordialiter constituunt Mundum; 5. Owl with glasses and candles and German caption that translates as: "what use are glasses and candles if the owl will not see"; 6. Double page circular plate "Reiiciatur Binarius Et Ternarius Per Quaterbarium Ad Monadis Reducetur Simplicitatem"; 7. … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Ariadne Books, PBFA [Eynsham, Witney, OXON, United Kingdom]
2018-10-20 08:13:32
Orazio BRUNI o BRUNETTI (attivo a Siena primi decenni del XVII secolo)
"Bulino, firmato in lastra nel cartiglio. Esemplare nell'unico stato conosciuto. Bellissima prova su carta vergata coeva con filigrana non leggibile, rifilata al rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. L'immagine raffigura in primo piano uomini di differente estrazione sociale, che brandendo armi e utensili vari si rivoltano contro la Morte che, davanti alla folla, sta per scoccare una freccia. A destra il Tempo, preceduto dalla Fama, sembra voler fuggire. Sullo sfondo animali diversi avanzano minacciosi contro una Morte anch'essa munita di arco e freccia. La stampa deriva in controparte da un bulino edito da Bolswert, a sua volta ripreso da un dipinto di David Vinckeboons del 1610 (Hollstein, Dutch, XXX-VII, p. 20, n. 10). La data 1609 quindi, riportata entro il cartiglio sopra la porta ad arco a sinistra, non corrisponde al vero. D'altro canto su questa stampa numerosi sono gli errori che nel tempo si sono accumulati. A cominciare dal Gori Gandellini che attribuisce a Francesco Merlini (Siena, attivo nel primo decennio del XVII secolo) un Trionfo della Morte da un suo dipinto. Per non parlare del Le Blanc e del Nagler che assegnano l'invenzione del bulino ad Andrea del Sarto. Romagnoli poi, bio¬grafo di artisti senesi, crede di ristabilire la verità affermando: ""accenna il Gan¬dellini che Francesco di Gio. Merlini nel 1609 incise da un suo dipinto il Trionfo della Morte. Erra però questo scrittore mentre il Trionfo della Morte fu disegna¬to dal Merlini ma inciso egregiamente da Orazio Brunetti"". Quello che non è mostrato chiaramente è la paternità dell'invenzione della … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquarius [IT]
2018-10-20 01:10:18
Cory Doctorow
London: Titan Books LTD, 2013. Condition: Very Good. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
Bookseller: World of Books Ltd [GB]
2018-10-17 02:48:01
CANFIELD, Benoît de
Charles Castellain, Paris, 1609. ______ Format : In-8. Collation : (18), 620, (24) pp. Reliure : Vélin à rabats. (Reliure de l'époque.). ____ Ouvrage remarquable par ses illustrations : une page de titre gravée sur cuivre par Léonard Gaultier et 34 gravures sur bois dans le texte. Très curieuses, elles s'apparentent à des emblèmes. Elles montrent l'équipement du chevalier et des pièces d'un chateau fort, les associant à des symboles mystiques. L'illustrateur ne craint pas d'introduire le diable sur plusieurs images. Benoît de Canfield (1562-1611) était un moîne capucin anglais. Né dans une famille puritaine, il s'exila en France après s'être converti au catholicisme. Son oeuvre "La Règle de perfection", est considéré comme un des sommets de la mystique occidentale. Ayant passé trois ans en prison à Londres, il y écrivit ce "Chevalier chrestien", aux visées apologétiques. Première édition (il en existe deux à cette date, l'une de Rouen, l'autre de Paris, sans priorité connue). *-------* Only two copies on OCLC (Houghton librairy et Folger Shakespeare Library).
Bookseller: Hugues de Latude [Paris, France]
2018-10-15 01:12:10
Gutierrez Juan
pud Bernardum Iuntam, Io. Bapt. Ciottum, & Socios, 1609. miro ordine contexens...miro ordine contexens - In folio - pp.44nn + 315 - Pergamena - Marca sul frontespizio - Testo in latino su due colonne - Mancanza al dorso, fioriture, forellini di tarlo e alcune pagine brunite
Bookseller: Antica Libreria Srl [IT]
2018-10-09 01:55:46
Catholic Church; Christopher Plantin, Jan Moretus; Theodoor Galle, Pieter de Jode, and Charles Mallery (engravings)
Antverpiae (Antwerp): Ex Officina Plantiniana, Apud Ioannem Moreti (Plantin-Moretus Press), 1609. Text in Latin. 2nd (enhanced) edition. Black straight-grain morocco leather over bevel-edge wood boards; gilt ruled frames on covers; brass clasps at fore edge; gilt title and rolls on spine; French Stormont pattern marbled end papers; two color print throughout; large font throughout; woodcut decorative drop-cap initials throughout. Clean covers and spine; front cover detached; light edge wear, somewhat heavier at cover fore corners; brass clasps are intact and VG condition; rear cover, spine and text block are tightly bound; lacking Title Page and 3 other prelim leaves (ll. *7, *8, **1) and 4 interior leaves including 4 plates (pp 56, 250, 264, 314; ll. D4b, Q5b, R4b, V5b,); 53 intact full page copperplate engravings and 35 (of 38) 1/3 page engraved tailpiece vignettes range from Good but light to Fine, though 1 plate has light ink attempt to cover angels privates (p. 662; l. Tt1b); few light smudges interior, otherwise very clean. Note that leaf *7 is lacking which has dedication or honors the pope; catchword at tail of l. *6b is 'PAV' indicating Pope Paul V (1605-1621) on missing leaf rather than Clement VIII (1592-1605) as in some copies. 23 x 17 cm; 696 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Lee Madden, Book Dealer [Brattleboro, VT, U.S.A.]
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2018-10-09 00:48:13
PINEDA, Juan de (1558-1637).
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, caráct … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Hesperia Libros [ES]
2018-10-08 08:31:20
Presso Latobello Salicato,, In Vinegia, 1609. Cm. 14,7, cc. 71 + (1) bianca. Con ritratto dell'autore inciso al frontespizio. Legatura ottocentesca in cart. rigido alla bodoniana con titoli in oro su tassello al dorso. Esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione. Raccolta di facezie apparsa in originale a Cremona nel 1581 e che in questa città sono ambientate. Cfr. B. Gamba, Delle novelle italiane in prosa. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense [riva del garda, Italy]
2018-10-07 08:27:15
RONSARD Pierre de
à Paris: Chez Nicolas Buon. Fourteenth collected edition. "This edition, the nicest and most complete of the old editions of Ronsard, is richly illustrated with copper engravings," (Seymour de Ricci, Éditions originales de Ronsard). Superb engraved title by Leonard Gaultier, the same as used for the collected edition of 1609, here in its second state. A small woodcut portrait of Muret in a medallion, half-page portrait of Richelieu, half-page portraits of Ronsard and Cassandre by Melland, half-page medallion portraits of Henri II, Charles IX, Francois Duc d'Anjou, Henri Duc de Guise, Anne de Joyeuse, Mary Stuart, the Duc d'Espernon, Francois II and Catherine de Medici, all engraved by Thomas de Leu. One figure on title of second volume by Leonard Gaultier.Text in italic (except the commentaries). Each work with its own half-title. Spine in compartments with six fleurons, gilt title, double fillet frame to covers. Leather cracked in title compartment and one other, adjacent, headpieces, joints and corners finely (almost invisibly) restored. About forty leaves of first volume browned. Volume two: title and about 30 other leaves browned, traces of light dampstaining and foxing to initial leaves. The final leaf of first volume bound at beginning of second (half title of the elegies), leaves 1515, 1517 and 1519 with right corner folded back.The best old collected edition of the author's works and without question the most attractive. Ronsard's poetry was in limbo for a long time before his rediscovery and celebration by the Romantics. Ronsard was pilloried in the 17th century by … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Paris Rare Books and Manuscripts [France, FR]
2018-10-07 07:59:18
BOODT (OU BOOT) Anselme-Boece de
A Lyon: Chez Jean-Antoine Huguetan. First edition of the French translation, translated by Francois Bachou from the Gemmarum et lapidarum historia (1609) of the Flemish doctor and naturalist Anselm de Boodt. The work has 45 woodcut illustrations in text and retains the two folding plates showing the "Division of Precious & Common Stones." Retaining also the errata leaf, often missing.Contemporary red morocco. Richly gilt spine in five compartments, evidently 18th century title-piece in light brown morocco. Triple gilt fillet frame to covers and gilt fleurons to corners. Gilt dentelle surrounding the inside of covers, all edges gilt.Headpiece slightly rubbed, three corners a little bumped. One miniscule wormhole touching outside margin of one edge of first few gatherings, a few pages spotted, a very good copy.A major, pioneering and decisive work of gemology and mineralogy. First published right at the beginning of the 17th century, in 1609, it is both treatise and manual. Anselm de Boodt describes and writes about no fewer than 106 minerals and gems, and proposes a system of classification for them (hardness, composition, color, clarity). He relies not only on Classical sources (Pliny's Natural History, the Materia Medica of Dioscorides, Galen's Simple Medicines and Alberto Magno's De Mineralibus), but also the fruit of Renaissance research (by Cesalpin, Gessner, Scaliger, and so on), and spends some time explaining the virtues of each stone, be they medical, magical, or other...One will also find in this remarkable work practical information on the size of stones and how t … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Paris Rare Books and Manuscripts [France, FR]
2018-10-07 07:47:18
Venezia Bartolameo de gli Alberti, 1609. Ne' quali si discorre quanto ragionevolmente si dovrebbe desiderar la Morte, & come naturalmente la si vada fuggendo.Et un molto curioso Trattato della Pietra de' Filosofi. Adornati di bellissime figure, ai loro luoghi appropriate. SECOND EDITION 1609 (first published in Venice in 1596), Italian text, 8vo, approximately 220 x 160 mm, 8¾ x 6¼ inches, interesting woodcut device on title page featuring 4 depictions of death in the frame and a tree of life at the centre with the words "OCCULTO GLISCIT", medallion portrait of the author on verso within a similar frame featuring skeletons and skulls with the words "APERTE DEGLISCIT" which completes the motto on the recto, title page device and portrait are repeated for each of the 5 Discorsi and the Breve Trattato, 382 woodcut illustrations in the text, by repetition of 117 blocks, varying slightly in size, 62 x 47 mm (2½" x 1 7/8") to 65 x 49, some printed in pairs, those printed singly set within 2 decorative columns featuring skulls and skeletons, some tailpieces containing skulls, some decorative or historiated initials, leaves: (8), 592, collation: a8, A-3H8, 3I4, 3K-4E8, 3F4, bound in modern full blind panelled calf, raised bands and blind decoration to spine, gilt lettered red morocco label, new endpapers. Title inked neatly long ago on bottom edges (see image), title page lightly browned and faintly spotted, grey smudge in fore-edge margin, small repair to lower outer corner, light crease across upper outer corner, first few leaves dog-eared at lower outer corner, occasional pale b … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. [Oxford, United Kingdom]
2018-10-06 06:02:12
Jodocus HONDIUS (1563 - 1612)
1609. Attrattiva carta dell'Africa, pubblicata da Jodocus Hondius per le numerose edizioni del Gerardi Mercatoris Atlas sive Cosmographicae Meditationes, edite dal 1606 al 1630. La carta fa parte delle 37 nuove mappe incise da Hondius per aggiornare l'opera cartografica del Mercator. La geografia di questa mappa deriva da diverse fonti, prima fra tutte la mappa dell'Africa di Mercator del 1595, con aggiunte e modifiche, ma Hondius aveva anche accesso ai vari libri di esplorazione di Pigafetta, Ramusio e altri, integrati con le più recenti pubblicazioni olandesi, come ad esempio l'Itinerario di Van Linschoten. La mappa, dunque, costituisce una sorta di transizione tra la geografia di Ortelius e Mercator, e quella più moderna di Blaeu, Claesz e altri, dei primi decenni del '600. Questa mappa è conosciuta in un unico stato. Incisione in rame, finemente colorata a mano, in ottime condizioni. "This is an attractive map by Jodocus Hondius showing the continent of Africa. ""Hondius map of Africa is an important transitional map, bridging the earlier work of Ortelius, Mercator and others, with the more modern maps of Willem Blaeu in 1608, Claesz. in 1617, and others. The geography for this map is taken from a variety of sources. Some of the interior of Africa is based on Mercator's 1595 map of Africa, but numerous additions and changes have been made. Hondius had access to the books of exploration of Africanus, Pigafetta (based on the travel account of Duarte Lopez), Ramusion, De Barros, and others. These were supplemented by the more recent Dutch sources such as Van Linschoten's I … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquarius [IT]
2018-10-05 20:57:35
1609. Book has new binding. [Attributes: First Edition; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: rcmarblemusic [West Jordan, Utah, US]
2018-09-29 00:36:57
1609. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books [Columbia, Missouri, US]
2018-09-29 00:36:57
1609. I am limited to 12 photos on eBay, but I have many more photos on my website...just ask. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books [Columbia, Missouri, US]
2018-09-28 13:52:08
1609. Book has new binding. [Attributes: First Edition; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: rcmarblemusic [West Jordan, Utah, US]
2018-09-27 18:05:31
London: Barker, Robert, 1609.
Bookseller: kingstonrarebooks [Kingston Upon Hull, GB]
2018-09-27 13:58:17
Condition: Very good. When ordering from the US, parcels may be subject to import tax and duty charges, which the buyer is responsible to pay. 1609 1st ed Beatus Saxony Saxon LAW Jurisprudence Politics Chronicle Anglo-Saxon 1 Other Worldwide at $2,800 / Beautiful Binding Little is known about Georg Beatus (fl. late-16th-c.), but it is commonly thought that he is a descendant of the famous Johann Beatus, famous Lutheran preacher We find only one other example of this book for sale elsewhere! Compare at more than $2,800! Main author: Georg Beatus Title: Sententiarum Definitivarum Saxonicarum De Contractibus. A Celeber. Saxon. Dicasteriis Lipsensi, Wittebergensi, Et Ienensi pronunciatarum, & Rationibus tam Dubitandi, quam Decidendi corroboratarum Centuriae Decem : Casus Civiles, Contractuum, Stipulationum, Sponsionum, literarum Obligationum, Donationum, Emptionum, Venditionum, Evictionum, Locationum & Conductionum, Solutionum & Delegationum, Transactionum, Fideiußionum ... aliarumq[ue] plurimarum materiarum seriem complectentes, & solide ac dilucide explicantes Published: Gerae : Spiess, 1609. Language: Latin Notes & contents: · 1st edition · Saxony legal literature · Law, court decisions, and lawyers · Publications, published in accordance with Saxon law · Beatus used this book as a prototype for Saxon jurisprudence FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure vellum binding Pages: complete with all 302 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: Gerae : Spiess, 1609. Size: ~7.5in X 6in (19cm x 15cm) FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Shipping: V … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books [Columbia, Missouri, US]
2018-09-27 08:24:18
Lorini, Buonaiuto
Buonaiuto Lorini rare 1609 work on constructing fortifications Le fortificationi... con l'aggiunta del sesto libro. le fortificationi di buonaiuto lorini nobile fiorentino nuovamente ristampate corrette ampliate di tutto quello che mancaua per la lor compita perfettione... Although the first edition of this work was published in 1596, it was not until this edition of 1609 that Lorini added the final 'Libro Sesto' (the fortifications of Buonaiuto Florentine nobleman lorini again reprinted correct expanded to all that mancaua for their accomplished perfection) Profusion of woodcuts Collation as follows; [8 (of 12, lacking leaf a2 & a6)], 56, 61-303, [1] pages. 2 parts in 1 volume. Folio, modern 1/2 leather stamped in blind,. Beautiful decorative initials, 1609 Venice: Francesco Rampazetto Text Italian Title page with woodcut of canon, colophon and register on final page, Rampazetto's device on colophon. Author Lorini lived from 1540-1611 Condition & Notes Boards attached with moderate external wear lacking 2 preliminary leaves as noted above in collation Binding sound scattered foxing and browning Scratch on front cover as pictured No names No writing in text No torn pages Some typographical errors in printing; Page numbers 57/60 omitted Page 149 misnumbered as 155 Page 185 misnumbered as 187 Page 297 misnumbered as 299 Moderate external wear, corners rubbed, scratches to front and back covers Leather on spine rubbed Lacks portrait ('Modern' binding circa 1900) Not ex library Rubbed "Lorini's work is the first systematic course of instruction in all aspects of military archit … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: bluemangobooksandmanuscripts [New Hope, Pennsylvania, US]
2018-09-26 08:01:25
LORINI, Buonaiuto (ca. 1538-ca. 1611).
Francesco Rampazetto, 1609. Two parts in one. Folio. Collation: a6, A4, B2, C8, D2, E6, F2, G-H2, I8, K6, L4, M-P8, Q6, R8, S6, T-Aa8, Bb4. Pagination: [12], 303, [1] pp. Includes title page for book six (first added in this edition). Engraved portrait of the author by W. Kilian, numerous large and small woodcuts and diagrams in text, decorated initials. Contemporary vellum, minor stains, title to head of spine in old ink. Inner front hinge opened at top. Few pages with slight toning, some foxing, small tape repair to last leaf (register), otherwise a very nice copy. EARLY WORK ON CONSTRUCTING FORTIFICATIONS. Second, enlarged edition (with additional sixth book and added illustrations). "Lorini's work is the first systematic course of instruction in all aspects of military architecture, and the first work to give measured plans it its illustrations" - Breman. "Buonaiuto Lorini (circa 1538- circa 1611), was born in Florence, won a great reputation in the sixteenth century for his intelligent fortifications and the way he fiercely defended cities. He was employed by the kings of France and Spain, and also by the Dodges of Venice. Lorini's treatise is divided in five books, written in the form of a dialogue with a count (identified as the military man Bestore Martinengo). . . The present work contains a wealth of practical detail and a long and detailed section on the machine tools of construction. . . In 1609 Lorini added the sixth book to his work." -Breman. / "Lorini published a treatise, Delle Fortificationi, which outlined the expectations of a good working design.. . . … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Jeff Weber Rare Books [CARLSBAD, California, US]
2018-09-25 07:18:10
BRETON, Raymond.
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. With the bookplate of Joannes B. Stetson on front paste-down. A very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books [t Goy Houten, Netherlands]
2018-09-19 09:06:33
Imprinted at London by Robert Barker . . . April 8 [etc.], London, 1609. Contemporary unlettered vellum, quite worn and crinkled, a hole in the rear wrap, internally clean with good margins; the Taussig copy James I's attempt to defend the oath of allegiance enacted following the Gunpowder Plot, "caus[ing] a controversy of the first importance which soon spread to the confines of Europe", the oath then to be used against Catholics throughout the century
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc., member ABAA [San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.]
2018-09-19 05:52:04
James I's attempt to defend the oath of allegiance enacted following the Gunpowder Plot, "caus[ing] a controversy of the first importance which soon spread to the confines of Europe", the oath then to be used against Catholics throughout the century. Contemporary unlettered vellum, quite worn and crinkled, a hole in the rear wrap, internally clean with good margins; the Taussig copy. Imprinted at London by Robert Barker . . . April 8 [etc.], London, 1609.
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc. [U.S.A.]
2018-09-14 15:01:55
CANFIELD, Benoît de
Paris, Charles Castellain, 1609. ______ Format : In-8. Collation : (18), 620, (24) pp. Reliure : Vélin à rabats. (Reliure de l'époque.). ____ Ouvrage remarquable par ses illustrations : une page de titre gravée sur cuivre par Léonard Gaultier et 34 gravures sur bois dans le texte. Très curieuses, elles s'apparentent à des emblèmes. Elles montrent l'équipement du chevalier et des pièces d'un chateau fort, les associant à des symboles mystiques. L'illustrateur ne craint pas d'introduire le diable sur plusieurs images. Benoît de Canfield (1562-1611) était un moîne capucin anglais. Né dans une famille puritaine, il s'exila en France après s'être converti au catholicisme. Son oeuvre "La Règle de perfection", est considéré comme un des sommets de la mystique occidentale. Ayant passé trois ans en prison à Londres, il y écrivit ce "Chevalier chrestien", aux visées apologétiques. Première édition (il en existe deux à cette date, l'une de Rouen, l'autre de Paris, sans priorité connue). *-------* Only two copies on OCLC (Houghton librairy et Folger Shakespeare Library).
Bookseller: Hugues de Latude [FRANCE]
2018-09-05 20:48:42
Final edition of the first abridgement of Dyer's reports, published coterminously with the reports themselves, one of the two named reports of the 16th century (with Plowden's), in Dr. Baker's words, "an essential possession for every law student". Contemporary sheep, rubbed, rebacked, the foremargin of the title just chipped (text not affected), occasional marginal notations; the Taussig copy. Printed for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1609.
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc. [U.S.A.]
2018-09-04 08:03:40
ARGENSOLA, Bartolomé Leonardo de.
Madrid: Alonso Martin, 1609. Small folio, pp. [12], 407 [i.e. 411]; eighteenth-century stiff parchment. A remarkable and very important association copy of this great book, by a figure whose circle of literary colleagues included both Cervantes and Lope de Vega; the 'essential work for the history of Spanish and Portuguese exploration in the East Indies' (Hill catalogue), this copy belonged to and was heavily and critically annotated throughout by Argensola's contemporary and rival author, the chronicler Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas (1559-1625). While the book is a crucial source for the history of the Spanish in Asia and the East Indies, the combination of the text as printed with the extensive manuscript remarks by its important and critical reader are testament to a far-reaching debate about the writing of history and the role of the chronicler with regard to patriotic obligations.Herrera's distinctive hand here matches the annotations in a manuscript of Francisco Cervantes de Salazar's 'Crónica de la Nueva España' (MSS/2011 at the Biblioteca Nacional de España; see Richard L. Kagan, Clio and the Crown: The Politics of history in medieval and early modern Spain, Baltimore, 2009, pp. 175-6) as well as the specimen included in Mariano Cuesta Domingo's Antonio de Herrera y su Historia General del Mundo (Madrid, 2016, vol. I, p. lxxxix). Interestingly, Kagan remarks that 'the care and attention Herrera paid to Cervantes de Salazar's manuscript [showed] the manner in which he read and used other authors' to compile his own works. This assessment is borne out here, where H … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Hordern House [Australia]
2018-08-27 09:05:18
London printed by Humfrey Lownes for the Company of Stationers, 1609. In the first part . the order of breeding of horses: in the second, how to breake them, and to make them horses of service; containing the whole art of riding lately set forth, and now newly corrected, and amended by the author, as well touching the true use of the hand and musroll, as the turne of the horse. Thirdly, how to diet them, as well when they rest, as when they travel by the way. Fourthly, to what diseases they be subject, together with the causes of such diseases, the signes how to know them, and finally how to cure the same. Whereto are added divers medicines, not heretofore printed. Which books are not onely painfully collected out of a number of authors, but also orderly disposed and applyed to the use of this our countrey. EARLY EDITION 1609, (first published in 1566), 8vo, approximately 190 x 135 mm, 7½ x 5½ inches, engraved general title page with broad frame depicting 4 angels playing musical instruments, 3 dated engraved title pages of the same design for 'The Art of Riding', 'The Order of Dieting of Horses', and 'The order of Curing of Horses', some historiated initials plus woodcut head- and tailpieces, 50 full page illustrations of Bits and Bridles, 2 pages of horseshoes, plus 4 smaller illustrations in the text, leaves: [6], 1-22; [7], 1-81; [3], 1-22; [5],1-86, making a total of 464 pages, FOLIOS B4 AND B5 FROM THE FIRST PART ( leaves 6 and 7), now replaced with 2 leaves from another shorter copy, no text missing, separate foliation for the 4 parts, continuous register: A-Y8, Aa-G … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. [Oxford, United Kingdom]
2018-08-22 00:31:10
Printed for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1609. Contemporary sheep, rubbed, rebacked, the foremargin of the title just chipped (text not affected), occasional marginal notations; the Taussig copy Final edition of the first abridgement of Dyer's reports, published coterminously with the reports themselves, one of the two named reports of the 16th century (with Plowden's), in Dr. Baker's words, "an essential possession for every law student"
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc., member ABAA [San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.]
2018-08-19 07:55:28
Cesare Baronio
Coloniae Agrippinae: Sumptibus Ioannis Gymnici, e Antonij Hierati, fub Monocerote, 1609. Rilegato. DISCRETO. 26 39. I,II,III,IV,V USATO
Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBabele [Italy]
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