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        Historia de la Sagrada Orden de Predicadores en los remotos Reynos de la Etiopia.

      Valencia, Juan Chrysostomo Garriz, 1611. - Small 4to (21 x 15 cm). With woodcut arms of the Dominican order (with the IHS and cross covering the centre) on title-page, and a variant version on the last page, and 3 woodcuts in text (2 saints and the Cross). Further with 24 decorated woodcut initials in two series, including 11 repeats. [16], 410, [6] pp. Contemporary gold-tooled mottled calf, each board with the coat of arms of the French Seguier family and with the monogram PSMF (Pierre Seguier and his wife Madeleine Fabry) repeated 6 times on the spine, rebacked (on recessed cords) with original gold-tooled backstrip laid-down, a later spine label (between the 1st and 2nd monogram), the year of publication 1611 at the foot of the spine, later endpapers. First and only edition, in Spanish, of an early work on Ethiopia by the Spanish Dominican monk Luis de Urreta (ca. 1570-1636), who wrote two volumes glorifying his own order's accomplishments in Ethiopia while diminishing those of the Jesuits (his Dominican coat of arms incorporates the IHS with cross, often used by the Jesuits). In the present work, the second of the two, he deals specifically with the Dominican presence in Ethiopia and the history of the Ethiopian saints. Like the first work, the Historia ecclesiastica published in 1610, it is a late example of a stream of geographical fantasies where Ethiopia was presented as the wondrous utopian kingdom of Prester John, and Urreta makes the case for an ancient Dominican presence in the country, arguing that they should thus be given precedence over the Jesuits as Catholic missionaries in that country. On pp. 88-90 it gives the information from a report to Pope Gregory XIII (1502-1585) on two Dominican monks (Blackfriars) from the Alleluya monastery, who entered Mecca around 1580 and had contact with a Faqih and a Marabout. Everyone who travelled from Africa to Mecca supposedly had to travel by way of the Alleluya monastery as the rest of the region was considered uninhabitable (p. 61). From the library of Pierre Seguier, Lord Chancellor of France from 1635 to 1672, best known for his appearance in The three musketeers, with his arms and monogram stamped in gold on the binding. And with an owner's inscription of the 17th-century French scholar Etienne Baluze ("Stephanus Baluzius Tutelensis") on title-page. With a faint water stain in the lower margin of four leaves in the introduction, a tiny corner torn from the title-page and two tiny tears in the margins of the main text, otherwise in very good condition. Binding heavily restored, but with the gold-tooled coat of arms still very clear. Olivier, 271(4). Finger & Piccolino, The shocking history of electric fishes, p. 117; Palau 345993; Salva 3417; cf. Gay, Bibl. de l'Afrique et l'Arabe 2690.

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        Le Mespris du monde EDITION ORIGINALE

      S.l.: S.n., 1611. Fine. S.n., S.l. 1611, in-16 (6x10,5cm), 362 pp., relié. - First edition, rare and anonymous. The book will be increased by 3 treated in the edition of 1618, and another 5 in an edition ultérieure.La Mazarine library has a copy of 1618 and a copy of the Oxford edition of 1670 and that of 1618; Absent therefore in the British Library and the National Library. Full vellum of the time. Back with four nerves decorated with a piece of sheepskin as blonde. Stamped boards. A bookplate two stuck on the first dolphin guard with the letter A. The Treaty of contempt of the world is at the origin of a work Eucherius, bishop of Lyon, then hermit who cultivated in his work a Stoic position to against the world; this spiritual disboard found a remarkable echo in the first half of the seventeenth (which can be summarized by the term today Vanities) and many works regained the title, like that of Isaac Arnauld develops a treaty vanities. The work is built into 7 parts: I. Speech contempt of the world. II. From the thus led life. III. Iujement of God on the wicked ... IIII. Meditation on penance. V. Meditation on saintcte cene. VI. Speech afflictions, and knew martyrdom. VII. Meditations of a patient. Arnauld was counselor of Henri IV and superintendent of finances, his public position illuminates its spiritual glow of a strange work, and demonstrates the presence of the Christian message tinged with stoicism in all strata of society; spiritual doctrine own contempt of the world was at once taken up by the Protestants and Jansenists, it shows the vitality of a spirituality inherited both Christianity and antiquity. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, rare et anonyme. L'ouvrage sera augmentée de 3 traités dans l'édition de 1618, puis de 5 autres dans une édition ultérieure.La bibliothèque Mazarine possède un exemplaire de 1618, et Oxford un exemplaire de l'édition de 1670 et de celle de 1618 ; Absent donc à la British Library et à la Bibliothèque Nationale. Reliure en plein vélin de l'époque. Dos à quatre nerfs orné d'une pièce de titre de basane blonde. Plats estampés. Un ex-libris à deux dauphins collé sur la première garde avec la lettre R. Le traité du mépris du monde est à l'origine un ouvrage d'Eucher, évêque de Lyon, puis ermite qui cultiva dans son oeuvre un position stoïcienne à l'égard du monde ; ce discours spirituel trouva un remarquable écho dans la première moitié du XVIIe (qu'on peut résumer aujourd'hui par le terme de Vanités) et de nombreuses oeuvres reprirent le titre, tel celui d'Isaac Arnauld qui développe un traité des vanités. L'oeuvre est construite en 7 parties : I. Discours sur le mespris du monde. II. De la conduicte de la vie. III. Iujement de Dieu sur les iniques... IIII. Meditation sur la penitence. V. Meditation sur la saintcte cene. VI. Discours des afflictions, & su martyre. VII. Meditations d'un malade. Arnauld fut conseiller d'Henri IV et intendant des finances, sa position publique éclaire son oeuvre spirituelle d'une étrange lueur, et démontre la présence du message chrétien teinté de stoïcisme dans toutes les couches de la société ; la doctrine spirituelle propre au mépris du monde fut tout à la fois reprise par les protestants et les jansénistes, elle affiche la vitalité d'une spiritualité héritée à la fois du christianisme et de l'Antiquité.

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        La Huictme Part des Reports des diuers Resolutions & Jugements donez sur solennes arguments & auec grand deliberation & conference des trereuerends Iuges & Sages de la Ley, de cases en ley [etc ] S T C 5513 2 [this copy "Private Collections"] Folio

      London: Printed for the Societie of Stationers, 1611. Contemporary unlettered calf, rubbed, some staining, mainly lightish and marginal, else clean and well-margined with an early gloss; the Taussig copy First edition of the eighth part of Coke's Reports, in whose preface he discusses at length the ancient laws of England, seeking to establish their pre-Conquest existence (by citation to historical authority) and the books in which they may be found

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        MYTHOLOGIE c'est a dire, Explication des Fables Extraite du Latin de Noel Le Comte, & augmentee de plusieurs choses qui facilitent l'intelligence du sujet Par I D M [I de Montlyard]

      Rouen: Jean Osmont, Manassez de Preaulx & Iacques Besongne, 1611. Hardcover. Very Good. Fine copperplate engraved title by M. Asinus. Quarto handsome contemporary stamped and ruled binding (paper label with catalogue number 2581 at foot of spine, again on pastedown). Engraved titlepage +[6]pp dedications by translator Montlyard dated 1599 & 1604 +890pp +[26]pp index. Wormholes at top corner of last few leaves, else remarkably clean & crisp throughout. *Originally published in Latin, as Mythologiae, sive explicationum fabularum libri decem, Venice 1567.

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        Diversarvm Gentivm Historiae Antiqvae Scriptores Tres. Iornandes Episcop. De Regnorum ac temporum successionibus. Eiusdem Historia De origine Gothorum. Isidorus Hispalens. De Gothis, Wandalis, & Suevis. Eiusdem Chronicon Regum Wisigothorum. Pauli Warnefridi F. Diaconi De gestis Longobardorum Lib. VI.

      Hamburgi, [Hamburg], Heringius, 1611.. 24,5 x 16,5 cm. [6] Bl., 379 [i.e. 377] S., [21] Bl. Titelholzschnitt. Zeitgenössisches Ganzpergament mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. Einband etwas angestaubt und bestossen. Schwach sichtbare Spuren einer Stempelentfernung auf dem Titelblatt. Durchgehend schwach gebräunt.. Drei Werke zur Geschichte der Spätantike und der frühen Völkerwanderungszeit, mit ausführlichem Index. Schönes Exemplar.

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        Gesamtansicht aus der halben Vogelschau mit Belagerung ('Belägerung der Festung Elsenburg in Schweden von Denmerkhern.').

      - Kupferstich v. Georg Keller aus Mercurii Gallobelgici, ., 1611, 19 x 23,5 Thieme-Becker, Künstler-Lexikon, Bd. XX, S. 101 f. (Georg Keller war Maler, Radierer u. Kupferstecher in Frankfurt ; lernte vier Jahre bei dem berühmtesten Holzschneider seiner Zeit, Jost Amman in Nürnberg; seit 1595 wieder in Frankfurt, .); Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. K - P, S. 13 (Georg Keller , 1568-1634. German engraver of Frankfurt am Main. One of the engravers for De Bry's Petit Voyages, 1603-1606; .). - Das Blatt nicht von Keller signiert, wird ihm aber zugeschrieben. - Zeigt eine Gesamtansicht mit der Festung u. Belagerung der schwedischen Stadt Helsingborg am Öresund durch dänische Truppen. - Oben rechts Girlande mit Vedutentitel; auf dem Öresund zahlreiche Segelschiffe. - Sehr seltener Frankfurter Einblattdruck (Flugblatt). (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Itinerario da India por Terra ate este Reino de Portugal. Com a Discripcam de Hierusalem dirigido a Raynha de Espanha Margarita de Austria Nossa Senhora. (.)

      Na Officina de Vicente Alvares, Lisboa 1611 - (tit.), [6], 130 f. : (20 cm) : Enc. Exemplar em razoável estado de conservação, com o frontispicio espelhado, e restauros, no pé, do fólio das licenças, ex-librís a óleo no rosto e fólio da dedicatória. Encadernação de manufactura posterior (séc. xix) em inteira de carneira mosqueada. Frontispicio gravado, aberto a buril, representando escudete com imagem de S. Francisco, títulos e brasão de armas de D. Margarida de Áustria, Rainha de Espanha, a quem a obra é dedicada, ao pé a tipografia e junto à margem, a assinatura Bras Nunes fecit. Texto impresso a 2 colunas com glosas marginais. Primeira edição, livro raro. Brunet V, 107 ("Fort rare") ; Inocêncio III, 124 ; Palau 290134 ; Palha 2335 ("Première Édition Rarissime, de ce livre curieux et fort estimé").

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      [Spain? ]. 1611 - [12]pp. (leaves numbered 1-6). In Spanish. Folio. Dbd. Early folds, mild foxing. Very good. An early and evidently unrecorded 17th- century Spanish petition to the king on behalf of mendicant and monastic communities in the Spanish Americas. The authors argue that the churches attempting to tax their incomes and force them to pay tithes are hurting religious efforts in the Americas and infringing upon the historical independence of the religious orders from the churches. The document is signed in print by eleven monks, each representing a different order: the Benedictines, Hieronymites, Franciscans, Cistercians, Mercedarians, Dominicans, Augustinians, Trinitarians, Jesuits, Premonstratensians, and Carmelites. The Jesuit signer is Pedro de Caruajal, presumably Pedro de Carbajal, former magistrate and judge of the Vilcas Huamán province of Peru and author of DESCRIPCION FECHA DE LA PROVINCIA DE VILCAS GUAMAN.EN EL AÑO 1586.

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        Caii Suetonii Tranquilli De XII Caesaribus libri VIII. Ejusdem de Illustribus grammaticis et de Claris rhetoribus. Isaacus Casaubonus (.) recensuit et libros adjecit animadversionum. Editio altera (.) ab auctore emendata. (EXEMPLAIRE EN MAROQUIN AUX ARMES DE LOUIS XIII)

      - Genevæ, Apud Samuelem Crispinum [Genève, Samuel Crispin], 1611. In-4, maroquin fauve de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs guillochés or, reliure richement garnie d'un semé de chiffres "L" couronnés et fleurs de lys alternées, large dentelle d’encadrement sur les plats et armes de Louis XIII dorées au centre, tranches dorées, (32), 750, (52), 109, (45) p. (qqs rousseurs), caractères latins et grecs. Bonne édition de la 'Vie des douze Césars' donnée par Isaac Casaubon, avec ses abondantes "Animadversiones Casauboni" en bas de page. La deuxième partie, en pagination séparée, contient les "Emendationes Marcilii" (par Théodore Marcile) relatives au huitième livre des XII Césars. Quelques traces de restauration aux mors. Bel exemplaire, dans une reliure de maroquin fauve exécutée à Paris par Clovis I Ève, destinée au roi Louis XIII, dont les armes et le chiffre sont dorés sur la reliure (OHR 2493, fer n°4).

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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau mit der Einnahme durch die Spanier im November 1611 ('Larache in Barbarien Von Spanischen Eingenomen.').

      - Kupferstich v. Georg Keller aus Mercurii Gallobelgici, ., 1611, 18,2 x 23,2 Thieme-Becker, Künstler-Lexikon, Bd. XX, S. 101 f. (Georg Keller war Maler, Radierer u. Kupferstecher in Frankfurt ; lernte vier Jahre bei dem berühmtesten Holzschneider seiner Zeit, Jost Amman in Nürnberg; seit 1595 wieder in Frankfurt, .); Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. K - P, S. 13 (Georg Keller , 1568-1634. German engraver of Frankfurt am Main. One of the engravers for De Bry's Petit Voyages, 1603-1606; .). - Zeigt eine Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau von Larache in Marokko mit der Einnahme durch die Spanier im November 1611. - Am oberen linken Vedutenrand Titel ('Larache in Barbarien Von Spanischen Eingenomen.'). - Das Blatt nicht von Keller signiert, wird ihm aber zugeschrieben. - Sehr seltener Frankfurter Einblattdruck (Flugblatt)! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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      [Spain? 1611].. [12]pp. (leaves numbered 1-6). In Spanish. Folio. Dbd. Early folds, mild foxing. Very good. An early and evidently unrecorded 17th- century Spanish petition to the King on behalf of mendicant and monastic communities in the Spanish Americas. The authors argue that the churches attempting to tax their incomes and force them to pay tithes are hurting religious efforts in the Americas and infringing upon the historical independence of the religious orders from the churches. The document is signed in print by eleven monks, each representing a different order: the Benedictines, Hieronymites, Franciscans, Cistercians, Mercedarians, Dominicans, Augustinians, Trinitarians, Jesuits, Premonstratensians, and Carmelites. The Jesuit signer is Pedro de Caruajal, presumably Pedro de Carbajal, former magistrate and judge of the Vilcas Huamán province of Peru and author of DESCRIPCION FECHA DE LA PROVINCIA DE VILCAS GUAMAN...EN EL A?'O 1586.

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        Grammatices Arabicae. [I. Orthographica et prosodia arabica. II. Etymologica arabica. III. Syntaxis arabica.] [Bound with:] Tria specimina characterum arabicorum. [And:] AVICENNA. [Kitab al-thani min Qanun al-Qanun l'Ibn Sina] id est, Liber secundus De canone canonis a filio Sina. [And:] Vitae evangelistarum quatuor. [And:] Notae in Evangelium S. Matthaei É

      Breslau; Leipzig (last title), 1611. First editions. Three engraved titles. [1] leaf, pp. 1-18, [1] leaf presenting Arabic alphabet, pp. 19-105; [1] leaf, pp. -41; [1] leaf, pp. 1-38, [2] Synopsis, [14] index; [1] leaf, pp. [1]-10; pp. [2], [20] Arabic index; [8] Latin index & prefatories, 1-132; [1] leaf, [1] Privilegium, pp. 1-55, [4] index; [8], pp. 1-140; [1] leaf, pp. 1-17; [11] pp. Folio. Contemporary vellum, ink title at head of spine. Ex-library, perforation in title margin of last work, two bookplates. Engraved title of Avicenna bound before type specimen. Some browning, marginal worming in six leaves, else a fine, complete and unsophisticated copy of these rare works. Origins of Arabic Typography in Germany An outstanding Sammelband of works by pioneering Arabist and physician Peter Kirsten (1577-1640), who started a private press in Breslau (Wroclaw) in 1607. His Arabic type, which shows the influence of the Medicean types, was cut by Petrus von Seelau. He published the type specimen, Tria specimina characterum arabicorum, and then a three-part Arabic grammar. These are the first books printed in Germany from Arabic type. Roper notes that Kirsten ?'created a superior type-face, with some calligraphic qualities, which he not only used for his own letter specimens and Arabic grammar ... but later took to Sweden, where he inaugurated Arabic typography under royal patronage.?" Kirsten emphasized the usefulness of Arabic for the study of medicine, and prepared a bilingual text of Liber II of Avicenna; curiously, however, the balance of his work was on religious themes, and after 1611 he published nothing further. Individual titles by Kirsten are quite uncommon in institutional holdings and the few that have appeared at auction have often been rebound: a sound, contemporary copy of his major works such as this is a genuine rarity.

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        Flavii Iosephi viri inter Ivdaeos clarissimi Opera omnia quae extant ex Graecorum codicum accurata collatione Latine expressa: opus in tomos duos distributum: notis & annorum serie ad oram singulorum capitum illustratum: cum indice locupletissimo

      Sumptibus Samuelis Crispini and Ex typographia Iacobi Stoer, Genevae (Geneva) 1611 - 2 volumes. 570 numbered leaves (numbered only on the obverse) with xxv index pages, title page of volume 1 in red and black; 316 number leaves with xxii index pages. Thick duo decimo (4 3/4" x 3 1/2") bound in original vellum. Titus Flavius Josephus, born Joseph ben Matityahu was a first-century Romano-Jewish scholar, historian and hagiographer, who was born in Jerusalem¿then part of Roman Judea¿to a father of priestly descent and a mother who claimed royal ancestry. He initially fought against the Romans during the First Jewish¿Roman War as head of Jewish forces in Galilee, until surrendering in 67 to Roman forces led by Vespasian after the six-week siege of Jotapata. Josephus claimed the Jewish Messianic prophecies that initiated the First Roman-Jewish War made reference to Vespasian becoming Emperor of Rome. In response Vespasian decided to keep Josephus as a slave and interpreter. After Vespasian became Emperor in 69, he granted Josephus his freedom, at which time Josephus assumed the emperor's family name of Flavius. Flavius Josephus fully defected to the Roman side and was granted Roman citizenship. He became an adviser and friend of Vespasian's son Titus, serving as his translator when Titus led the Siege of Jerusalem, which resulted¿when the Jewish revolt did not surrender¿in the city's destruction and the looting and destruction of Herod's Temple (Second Temple). Josephus recorded Jewish history, with special emphasis on the first century AD and the First Jewish¿Roman War, including the Siege of Masada. His most important works were The Jewish War (c75) and Antiquities of the Jews (c94). The Jewish War recounts the Jewish revolt against Roman occupation (66¿70). Antiquities of the Jews recounts the history of the world from a Jewish perspective for an ostensibly Roman audience. These works provide valuable insight into first century Judaism and the background of Early Christianity. For many years, printed editions of the works of Josephus appeared only in an imperfect Latin translation from the original Greek. Only in 1544 did a version of the standard Greek text become available, edited by the Dutch humanist Arnoldus Arlenius. The first English translation, by Thomas Lodge, appeared in 1602, with subsequent editions appearing throughout the 17th century. The 1544 Greek edition formed the basis of the 1732 English translation by William Whiston, which achieved enormous popularity in the English-speaking world. Condition: Author and volume in neat ink to heal page ends, corners bumped, old institutional stamp to title verso, old ink date to title else a very good set of an early Latin edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hieronymi Cardani Mediolanensis Medici, de Subtilitate Libri XXI Iam Postremo, ab authore plusquam mille locis illustrati, nonnullis etiam cum additionibus. Addita insuper Apologia adversus calumniatorem, qua uis horum liborum aperitur

      Sebastianum Henricpetri, Basilae 1611 - According to professor Schapiro's note, Book IV contains information on painting and colors; Book XVII is on the arts. "Apologia" at end of volume is an answer to Jules-Cesar Scaliger's Exoterimus de subtilitate ad Hieronymum Cardanum, Lutetiae, apud Mich. Vascosan, 1557. Illustrated with a medallion portrait and numerous woodcut diagrams in the text; printer's device on title and verso of final leaf; initials throughout. [80], 1148, [4] pages. Very thick 8vo, old vellum (well-rubbed but sound; spine darkened; 3 blank preliminary pages are replete with contemporary ink notations in Latin, otherwise internally clean). Basilae: Per Sebastianum Henricpetri, 1611. A very nice copy of this uncommon scientific work, with small ownership signature of art historian Meyer Schapiro. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Justification and Exposition of the Divine Sacrifice of the Masse, and of al rites and ceremonies thereto belonging divided into two bookes. In the first booke: Controversies and Difficulties, and Devotion to the Masse, are discussed in General. In the second: The First Masse in the Missal is Justified, and Expounded for al and every parcel thereof

      Douai, L. Kellem - . Hardback. Date of Publication: 1611. 4to, 418pp. Sweeney No. 1943. Condition: Original calf, worn, with embossed boards and raised bands. Front board is detached. Section of the title page has been removed. Normal worming from page 77 for approximately 100 pages. Pages shaded and slightly foxed. Library stamp on ffep. Author Information: An Ancestor of the Duke of Wellington, Henry Fitzsimon was born in Swords, Co. Dublin in 1566. He was educated as a protestant in Manchester and at Christ Church College, Oxford where he graduated in Philosophy in 1587. He also studied at Pont à Mousson in Paris after which he travelled to Rome where he converted to Catholicism and was appointed Professor of Philosophy at Douay. Fitzsimon entered a Jesuit Seminary in 1593 at Louvain and returned to Dublin in 1596 as an ordained priest. In 1599 the Earl of Essex ordered the arrest of Fitzsimon in Cahir, Co. Tipperary. He evaded arrest but was eventually captured and imprisoned in Dublin Castle until 1604, five years after his imprisonment. When he was released he was banished from Ireland. He travelled to Spain, Then Luxembourg and Tournay where he became a military chaplain in the Austria and Bohemian Armies. Fitzsimon returned to Rome in 1608 where he wrote The Justification and Exposition of the Missioner Throughout Ireland? (1611) and a Catalogue of Irish Saints (1615). It is believed that he ministered to condemned criminals in Liege, Belgium in 1619 before he accompanied the army to Bohemia in 1620. His experiences there recounted in his History of the Bohemian Campaign (1620). In 1621 he published Buquoy Quadrimestre Iter, Progressuque quo, favente numine, ac auspice Ferdinando Il Rom. Imp. Austria est conservata, Bohemia Subjugata, Moravia acquisita eademque opera Silesia solicitata, Hungariaque Terrefacta? and De Praelio Pragensis, Pragaeque Deditions Octava et Nona Novembris MDCXX? Not much is known of Fitzsimon?s life from 1620 to 1641. In 1641 he was condemned to de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Collection in English of the Statutes now in force, continued from the beginning of Magna Charta, made in the 9 yere of the Reigne of King H.3. untill . . . the 7 yere of the Raigne of our Soueraigne Lord King James [etc.]. S.T.C. 9324; Cowley 112. Folio

      One of Rastell's two significant contributions to legal literature, in John Baker's words "ambitious . . . a valuable reference [and of] enormous success", arranging the statutes alphabetically and far surpassing all previous efforts. Modern calf, gilt, light browning and a bit of marginal staining, else a very good, clean and tall copy; no copy in a law library in ESTC. Printed for the Societie of Stationers, London, 1611.

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        A Collection in English of the Statutes now in force, continued from the beginning of Magna Charta, made in the 9 yere of the Reigne of King H 3 untill the 7 yere of the Raigne of our Soueraigne Lord King James [etc ] S T C 9324; Cowley 112 Folio

      London: Printed for the Societie of Stationers, 1611. Modern calf, gilt, light browning and a bit of marginal staining, else a very good, clean and tall copy; no copy in a law library in ESTC One of Rastell's two significant contributions to legal literature, in John Baker's words "ambitious . . . a valuable reference [and of] enormous success", arranging the statutes alphabetically and far surpassing all previous efforts

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        Der Gülden Gesundbrunnen Zu vnerschöpfflicher Wolfart, in Basilii Valentini Schrifften, Schlüsseln, vnd Capitteln geschöpffet, vnd jedermänniglich zum besten herfür geleitet vnd entblösset Durch Hans Christoff Reinhart [...]. [ANGEBUNDEN: Basilius Valentinus: Liecht der Natur. / ANGEB. eine Handschrift]. Erste u. einzige Ausg.

      Gedruckt zu Hall in Sachsen, durch Erasmum Hynitzsch. In Verlegung Joachimi Krüsicken, 1611.. 30 Bll., Kl.-8°, Leder d. Zt.. VD17 23:295555L. - ANGEBUNDEN: [Basilius Valentinus:] Liecht der Natur / Das ist: Der warhafftigen Kunst Alchimiae, höchstes Geheimniß. Auß welchem alle Alte und Newe Philosophi im universal und particular Werck / ihres begerens / als langes Lebens / stetwerender Gesundheit / vnd erbarlichen Reichtumbsschätze dieser Welt / seynd gewehret worden. Nach versuchter Gewißheit / vnnd eigner Erfahrung [...] angesatzt. Sonderlich aber deß [...] Mannes / Fratis Basilii Valentini Schrifften / gründlich zuverstehen / und nützlich zu laboriren in Druck geben / durch Hans Christoff Reinhart [...]. Erste u. einzige Ausg. Hall [Halle, Saale] Erasmum Hynitzsch. In Verlegung Joachimi Krusecke, [1608], 63 Bll. (Titel in Schwarz u. Rot). Caillet 803; Kopp II,387. - Schmieder S.208 u.a. zum Hrsg. Hans Christoff Reinhart: "Auszüge und Kommentare, welche gewiß nicht vom Basilius herrühren, sondern von älteren und neueren [...] Basilianern." - ANGEBUNDEN eine saubere Abschrift (um 1800) von: "Daß Valete. Uber den Tractat der Arcanorum Basilii Valentini zusammen gesetzten Hauptschluß Puncten deß Liechts der Natur. Käuffe mich / ließ mich / verstehe mich / darnach iudicire mich. Gedruckt zu Hall in Sachsen / durch Erasmum Hynitzsch. In Verlegung Joachimi Krüsicken Ao. 1608. Lux in tenebris", 75 S. (bis in den hinteren Innendeckel). - Ganz an den Anfang gebunden sind ausserdem 6 Blatt mit versch. Handschriften aus derselben Zeit. - Einband berieben, bestossen u. mit kl. Fehlstellen durch Insektenfraß; die ersten sechs Blätter mit den engbeschriebenen Anmerkungen etwas gelockert u. angerändert; der erste Titel mit gestrichenem Besitzervermerk; durchgehend etwas fleckig u. mit zahlreichen Anstreichungen u. Marginalien von alter Hand, sonst gut.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Hans-Jürgen Lange]
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        A Generall Historie of France Written by John de Serres Unto the Yeare 1598, Much Augmented and Continued to This Present, Out of the Most Approved Authors That Have Written of that Subject

      George Eld, London 1611 - Contemporary blindstamped calf, well worn at the edges, a number of surface scratches and gouges, lacking ties. Intact, generally, and still a fairly attractive period binding. Endpapers worn, chipped and soiled, pastedown loose, title and first few and last few pages worn at the edges, a few pages with long tears but no loss, leaf Eeee2 (page 865/866 mistakenly bound in place of Eee2 (page 589/590), various other mispagination (see below). Occasionally trimmed a little close and hitting the marginal gloss, old signature to title. Generally clean and intact and an attractively printed and illustrated edition with portraits woodcuts throughout. Grimeston's translation originally appeared as A General Inventorie of the History of France in 1607, this edition continues the history up until 1611, shortly after the coronation of Louis XIII. The post 1598 material also covers some events in New France. blank, title [20], 239pp, 238-1054, 1045-1154, 1154-1161, p. 1163, 1162-1306, 1337-1340, 1401-1419, [29] p. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: History; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 042841. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Anversa, Appresso Gioachimo Trognaesio, 1611. In-4 p. (mm. 281x186), p. pergam. coeva, tit. ms. al dorso, 6 cc.nn., 221,(3) pp.num., incluso il bel frontespizio figur. inc. in rame che rappresenta un duello cavalleresco; l'opera, dedicata all'Arciduca Alberto d'Austria, è ornata da 6 pregevoli testate e 6 grandi iniz. a vignetta con scene di battaglia finemente inc. in rame e da numer. grandi iniz. inc. su legno. Illustrano questa importante opera 16 tavv. inc. in rame, piu' volte ripieg. e f.t. (1 tav. è stata colorata a mano). Indubbiamente affascinante e' la parte iconografica che presenta, con dovizia di particolari, le varie regole dell?'arte militare descritte da Fra Lodovico Melzo (Cavaliere di Malta, luogotenente generale della cavalleria leggera, del Consiglio segreto di Milano). Vi sono raffigurati cavalieri con armi e armature, truppe in battaglia, schieramenti, piani d'attacco e di difesa. Stimata opera che venne tradotta in varie lingue. "Prima edizione". Cfr. Argelati,II, p. 921 - Graesse,IV,474 - Haym,IV,168 - Cat. Piantanida,I,1441 - Thimm "A complete bibl. of fencing and duelling", p. 188 che cita solo l'ediz. di Milano, 1619, in spagnolo. Leggerm. corto del marg. sup.; occhietto (posto dopo il frontesp.) restaur. per strappo e piccola manc. (non di testo); 2 tavv. ben restaur. per strappo, 2 cc. rinforzate per piccole manc. margin., altrimenti bello e fresco esemplare.

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        DER STATT FRANCKFURT AM MAYNE ernewerte Reformation. Wie die in Anno 1578 aussgangen und publicirt, Jetzt abermals von newem ersehen .. [with] DER GRAVESCHAFFT SOLMS und Herrschafften Mintzenberg Wildenfels und Sonnenwald &c. Gericht und Land-Ordnung Wie die An. 1571 publicirt worden

      Frankfurt am Main: Johann Bringern published Jonas Rosen, 1611, 1612. Hardcover. Very Good-. Double page folding plate of tree of affinities +full page woodcut of Justice surrounded by Peace, Charity etc + engraved title with 2 scenes & 2 figures & 4 portrait + a few text diagrams. Folio blindstamped pig on wooden chamfered boards on 5 raised bands with remains of clasps with ownership Acker Gericht 1677 tooled in cover compartments in black (tips worn/some marks but hinges only mildly rubbed entirely strong). Copperplate titlepage in red and black + [18] leaves +291 leaves + colophon; 2nd Work Title +[10] leaves (dedication & Register) +[1] blank leaf +137 leaves incl. colophon om back of last leaf. Clean tear (2") without loss to fore-edge of titlepage (repaired on back). *Handsome typography fancy initial capitals throughout fine tooled pigskin binding.

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        DIODORI SICULI BIBLIOTHECAE LIBRI XV, RELIQUI. Quibus accesserunt EGLOGAE, feu fragmenta ex libris Auctoris, qui desiderantur. Omnia ex interpretatione Laurentii Rhodomani Cherusci, Suis Capitibus seu Paragraphis distincta: Quibus respondet INDEX locupletissimus.

      Typis Wechelianis, apud haeredes Joannis Aubrii, Hanoviae 1611 - Fort in-8 (10,8 x 18cm), vélin ivoire à recouvrement ancien, dos lisse orné du titre manuscrit à l'encre, titre-(38)-1245-(67)pp. (découpe avec manque sur la page de garde précédant le titre, rares annotations et surlignages au crayon en début d'ouvrage, exemplaire rogné, brunissures sur l'ensemble des feuillets et s'accentuant en fin de volume, erreur de numérotation sur trois pages : 326 au lieu de 327, 365 au lieu de 395, 343 au lieu de 643). Marque d'imprimeur. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De Archlisticheden des Satans, Begrepen in acht Boecken. Inde welcke ghehandelt wort, van de maniere hoemen de Kercke Gods wel sal reformeeren, soo wel in de Leere, als in de goede seden, Ende hoemense wel sal versien tegen de lagen des Satans. Beschreven door wijlen den seer vermaerden, ende uutnemenden Theologum, Rechtgeleerde, ende Philosooph Iacobum Aconcium. Ende by den selven, voor veele Jaren, De Doorluchtighe ende Hoochmogende Coninginne van Enghelandt Elisabeth, hoochsa. gedacht. toe-geeygent. Een seer uutnemende werck, allen Christenen van wat staet ende conditie datse zijn, bysonder in desen tijdt seer dienstich, maer insonderheyt den Bedienaren van Godts woordt noodich. Van nieus int Latijn uitgegeven, verbetert, ende met annotatien ende schriftuer-plaetsen aen den kant verrijckt, door den gheleerden, Johannes Jacobus Grafferus van Basel. Ende int Neerduyts getrouwelijck overgheset, door Johannes de la Haye.

      s'Gravenhage, Hillebrant Jacobssz. 1611. (22) 249 p. Origineel Perkament, 4°.

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      Geneva: Petrus de la Rouviere, 1611. n. Hardcover. 362 x 222 mm (14 1/4 x 8 3/4"). [4] pl., 1102 pp., [1] blank leaf, [13] leaves (index). SUMPTUOUS CONTEMPORARY HONEY BROWN MOROCCO, RICHLY GILT IN A MODIFIED FANFARE DESIGN, covers with outer frame of multiple plain and decorative rules and rolls, the frame surrounding a central panel formed by multiple plain rules and a filigree roll and featuring oblique fleurons pointing outward at corners, the panel with very densely gilt and elaborate cornerpieces and a large central lozenge incorporating olive branch garlands and rosettes, an oval at the center of the lozenge with the contemporary coat of arms of the abbot of Pontigny (see below), flat spine with a chain roll framing a single elongated panel tooled in a design similar to the covers, all edges gilt, holes for ties (perhaps with small, very expert repairs at spine bottom). Woodcut printer's device on title page, woodcut headpieces and decorative initials. Latin and Greek text printed in parallel columns. Front pastedown with partially effaced 17th century ownership inscription of "Henry [Becold?] / His Booke / E. Col. Pemb: [Pembroke College, Oxford] / Oxon / 1:16:8:" and of "[illegible] Crewkerne[?]" dated 1734, and with 19th century inscription of D. C. Lewis. Hoffman II, 444; Ebert 10898; Dibdin II, 130. For the binding: Hobson & Culot "Italian and French 16th Century Bookbindings" 73. Blank lower right corner of title page neatly replaced (in the 19th century?), small, pale dampstain in bottom margin of a few leaves, branching marginal wormholes in half a dozen quires (but these always extremely thin and never intruding on the text), minor soiling, browning, and foxing here and there, but still a very good copy internally, the leaves fresh, clean, and with good margins. A hint of wear to joints and extremities, the spine uniformly a little darkened (with the gilt just slightly less bright than on the boards), covers with trivial discoloration and abrasions, but THE IMPRESSIVE BINDING IN REMARKABLE CONDITION, entirely solid, with only minor signs of use, and with the once-dazzling gilt nearly as good as it was 400 years ago. This is an early 17th century Parisian binding with a secure connection to a Cistercian abbot and a likely connection with the binders to the French king. The tools used here match those employed on a binding of ca. 1600 from the Doheny collection (lot 1458, Christie's 17-18 October 1998), cited as item #73 in Hobson and Culot. The chain roll used on that volume is identical to the one we have, and the overall design of the central panel--employing the same olive branch and flower tools--is very similar. That binding later passed into the Wittock collection, and in the catalogue for his 7 October 2005 sale at Christie's Paris, it is described as coming from a bindery of some importance, perhaps that of Clovis Ève or one of his more adept imitators. Nicolas Ève (d. ca. 1582) was court binder and bookseller to the kings of France beginning in 1578; he was succeeded by his son Clovis, who continued in that capacity until 1634. The work of the Ève bindery was characterized by elaborate ornamentation made up of small hand tools that typically decorated the entire covers except at the center, where an oval was left blank, or sometimes emblazoned, as here, with a heraldic crest. According to Olivier-Hermal, the arms on our volume belong to one of two 17th century abbots of the Cistercian monastery at Pontigny, either Claude Boucherat or his first cousin Charles. Both men served as ecclesiastical members of the Council of State, and Charles also became Vicar General of the Cistercian order. Olivier-Hermal (XXII, 2233) lists three other volumes published between 1603 and 1630 that bear these arms. The text here is the earliest available edition in Greek and Latin of the works of the Jewish historian Josephus (ca. 37 - ca. 100). Dibdin records De la Rouviere's 1591 edition of the work, from which our 1611 edition was reprinted; however, no copies of the earlier edition can be located in OCLC, COPAC, or KVK, and none has appeared in auction records since at least 1975. Swept up in the Jewish rebellion begun in 66, Josephus was captured, but, when led before Vespasian, he was spared after telling his captor that he would become emperor. After the prophecy came true two years later, Josephus was freed, given the Vespasian family name of Flavius, and eventually pensioned on an estate, where he devoted the rest of his life to writing Jewish histories. Included in this corpus are his "Jewish Antiquities," "The Jewish War," an apologetic autobiography entitled "Against Apion" (an attempt to dispel misrepresentations of the Jews), and a book on the martyrdom of the Maccabees.

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        Sammelband von 4 medizinischen Werken. (I:) Rötenbeck, Johann und Horn, Caspar: Speculum scorbuticum. Oder eigentliche Beschreibung des Schorbocks in zweyen unterschiedlichen Tractätlein verfasset. Nürnberg, Simon Halbmeier, 1633. 2 n.n. 112 S., 69 S. 1 S. Druckermarke. - (II:) Horst, Gregor: Büchlein von dem Schorbock / gemynem Vatterlandt zum besten Teutsch beschrieben. / Mit angehencktem Rath in Pest Zeiten. Auffs newe durchsehen und vermehret. Giessen, Niklaus Hampel, 1615. 1 w. Bl., 6 n.n. Bl., 196 S. - (III:) Hornung, Johann: Notwendiger chirurgischer Unterricht / wie man allerlei Brandtschäden / von Fewer / glühenden Eisen . samtliche curiren soll. Nürnberg, Simon Halbmayer, 1622. 144 S. Mit 3 Textholzschnitten. - (IV:) Horst, Jakob:

      0 - 8°. Pergamentband der Zeit mit Schliessbändern. I: Krivatsy 9814. - STC R 898. - VD17 12:140411H. - Berichte von zwei Nürnberger Ärzten über ihre Erfahrungen mit dem Scorbut. Mit vielen Hinweisen zur richtigen Ernährung II: Wellcome I, 3310. - Hirsch-H. III, 304 (für lateinische Ausgabe). - VD17 23:279702B. - Krivatsy 6007. - Zweite Ausgabe nach 1611. Eine der wenigen in deutscher Sprache erschienenen Schriften. Mit einem Anhang Seite 133f "Rath in Pestilentz Zeiten ." und einem "Tractätlein von dem Schurbauch" nach Johann Wier. III: Krivatsy 5999. - VD17 23:285164K. - Seltenes Anwendungsbuch zur Behandlung von Verbrennungen. Der Autor unterscheidet Verbrennungen nach drei verschiedenen Stärkegraden und spricht von Verbrennungen ersten, zweiten und dritten Grades. Er gibt genaue und detaillierte Hinweise für Salben, Verbandmaterial und Diäten. Seiten 140-144 mit einem Anhang "Wie man das Setaceum, Herrn Fabritii Wundartzt zu Bern ohne Fewer und glühend Eysen gebrauchen soll", mit drei Holzschnitten. Inwieweit der vorliegende Text aus dem Werk von Wilhelm Fabri: Decombustionibus, Basel 1607, dem ersten Buch über Verbrennungen übernommen wurde, überlassen wir den Spezialisten. - IV: Nicht im VD17, bei Wellcome und Krivatsy. - Hirsch III, 281. - Einzelausgabe. Erschien erstmals 1596 in einem Sammelband zusammen mit einem weiteren Text von Jakob Horst. Originelle Schrift zur Diagnose und Therapie des Somnambulismus. - Mit handschriftlichem Besitzvermerk von "Maria Katharina Freifrau von Haslang geborene von Fürstenberg 1670" auf dem Vorsatz. - Papier stellenweise gebräunt. Sprache: Deutsch Pergamentband der Zeit mit Schliessbändern.

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        Specimen historiae plantarum. Plantae typis aeneis expressae.

      - Paris, Hadrianus Beys, 1611. 4to (120 x 176mm). pp. (6), 154, 47, (1), with 25 full page engraved plates. 18th century half vellum, marbled sides (small paper damage to back cover). First edition, together with Jacques August de Thou's five poems printed at the end. Most bibliographies do not mention the 24 leaves of the de Thou's text, it is however an integral part of the book. "Renaulme herborized in the Alps, in Switzerland, in Italy, and all around Paris. His book showed some awareness of the neccessity of plant classification, but he failed to arouse the interest of his contemporaries. Blunt speaks with understandable enthusiasm of the quality of the etchings, 'exquisitely sensitive and extremely personal in treatment. They are assuredly the work, not only of a great lover of nature, but of a great master of the etcher's craft'. H.H. Barlett also speaks with appreciation of the beauty of the illustrations, and his further remarks on Renaulme's nomenclature suggest that Renaulme was in advance of his time." (Hunt 192).Title with some old inkspotting, some inoffensive yellowing of the paper thoughout.Provenance: Bookplate of Ed. Bonnet, famous French botanist, and bookplate of 'The Horticultural Society of New York, Bequest of Kenneth K. Mackenzie', and another old armorial bookplate.Hunt 192; Nissen BBI, 1621; Stafleu & Cowan 9073. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Concionum. A dominica prima adventus, usque ad quadragesimam. Primo exponitur littera evangelij, deinde summarium, postea concio.

      Laurentius Sommium 1611 - - Laurentius Sommium, Parisii (Paris) 1611, in 8 (18x11,5cm), (16) 197 (1bc) (4), (16) 486 (9), (13) (1bc) 392pp., 3 tomes en un fort Vol. relié. - Première édition. Rare , absent aux catalogues français et anglais, et au catalogue d'Harvard. Absent à Brunet. Plein Vélin d'époque , titre à la plume rouge (estompé). Traces de lacets. Les pages de garde sont manquantes. Ouvrage de théologie du jésuite espagnol Alfonsus Avila. (16) 197 (1bc) (4), (16) 486 (9), (13) (1bc) 392pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        La Huictme Part des Reports [etc.]

      London: Printed for the Societie of Stationers, 1611. Modern 1/2 calf, a bit rubbed, but a fresh copy First edition of the eighth part of Coke's Reports, in whose preface he discusses at length the ancient laws of England, seeking to establish their pre-Conquest existence (by citation to historical authority) and the books in which they may be found

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        Gründliche, und Gottes Wort auch dem Christlichen Concordien-Buch gemässe Erörterung, derer vier, zwischen etlichen Theologen Augspurgischer Confession in newligkeit entstandenen streitigen Hauptpuncten,. vom Hauptgrund der gegenwart Gottes, und seines Sohnes Jesu Christi bey den Creaturen, ingleichen von der stetwehrenden und völligen Regierung Christi nach seiner Menschlichen Natur,. Sampt . Anordnung Deß . Herrn Johannis Georgii, Hertzogen zu Sachsen . Churfürsten . Wie in ihrer Churf. Durchl. Academien, Kirchen unnd Schulen, öffentlich von den obberürten Puncten sol gelehret werden. Leipzig, Th. Schürer 1624. 4°. 7 Bll., 122 S., Prgt. d. Zt.

      - VD17 3:002731F.- Der Beginn der Regierung Johann Georgs I. am 23. Juni 1611 fiel in die Zeit der sich verschärfenden Spannungen zwischen Protestanten und Katholiken im Reich. Er hielt aber an der traditionellen Ausgleichspolitik Sachsens fest, die darauf ausgerichtet war, den status quo des Augsburger Religionsfriedens zu wahren.- Etw. gebräunt, tls. braun- u. wasserfleckig, Vorsatz mit hinterlegt. Eckabschnitt, Ebd. fleckig u. leicht aufgebogen.

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      - Manuscrito de una carta ejecutoria de hidalguía, 1611, 32x21, encuadernado en piel, 74 hojas, ilustrado (portada, pero le falta el cuarto inferior), Villanueva de la Serena, Badajoz, siglo XVII

      [Bookseller: Librería Francisco Soler / Lib. Abadía]
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        Nathanaelis Duesii Compendium Grammaticae Gallicae; BOUND WITH, Dictionnaire Francois, Alleman & Latin [French-German-Latin]; BOUND WITH, Dictionarium Germanico-Gallico-Latinum [German-French-Latin Dictionary; Français-Allemand-Latin]

      Iohan Ant and Samuel De Tournes, Geneva 1611 - THREE (3) BOOKS bound together [1647, 1611 and 1671]. ITEM#1: This doesn't have a title page but does have a half title: Compendium Grammaticae Gallicae: in gratiam illorum editum, qui Germanicum idoma perfecte non callent. This matches the following item in WorldCat (OCLC: 32328362): Nathanaelis Duesii Compendium grammaticae Gallicae: in gratiam illorum editum, qui Germanicum idoma perfecte non callent. Lugd[uni] Batavor[um]: Ex officina Elzeviriorum, 1647. The book is definitely by Nathanael Duez who signs his name in the preface. 44pp. ITEM #2: The second book is also lacking title page. Half title is Dictionnaire Francois, Alleman & Latin. This matches a book found in WorldCat (OCLC: 42611968) also without a title page [Dictionnaire francois-alleman-latin]. This, according to that database, was issued in 1611 in Genevae "ex typographia Jacobi Stoer". 744pp. ITEM #3: The third book is titled" Dictionarium Germanico- Gallico- Latinum = Teutsch, Frantzosisch, und Lateinisch Dictionarium" by Nathanael Duez issed in In Genff [Geneva]: bey Iohan Ant. und Samuel De Tournes, 1671. 587pp. Book description: 18th century half brown morocco leather with grey-blue boards. Plain paper with black lettering on spine. Spine has five raised bands. The boards appear original and are heavily worn. The leather is moderately worn but still in good condition. All edges colored red. Signature on the front free endpage in ink which reads "Exlibris Josephi Thoma Faslino Jacerooti, 1782." The book appears to have been bound sometime in the late 18th century using the original boards with new (18th century) endsheets. The book has been trimmed when the three were bound together. There is no margin to the top of these books with a quarter inch margin elsewhere. The first and second books suffer clipping of the running title and the page numbers. Overall in GOOD condition. Nathanael Duez was French expatriat who spent most of his life working in Leiden as a teacher of French, Italian and German at the university. He was a prolific writer of linguistic books many of which are important for modern language teaching. Most his books went through several editions being corrected, enlarged or reduced by Duez himself. These were often reprinted, re-edited and pirated throughout Europe while he was alive and long after his death. Duez was the recognised expert in lexiconical & grammatical matters between 1639 and 1700 in French, German & Italian. Photos available upon request. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tabulae Frisicae lunae-solares quadruplices , è, fontibus Cl. Ptolemaei, Regis Alfonsi, Nic. Copernici, & Tychonis Brahe, recens constructae operâ et studio Nicolai MulerI . , quibus accessere solis tabulae totidem, hypotheses Tychonis illustratae: Kalendarium Rom. vetus, cum methodo Paschali emendata.

      Excudebat Iacobus Meesterus, typographus ordinarius, apud Wilhelmum Ianssonium 1611 - - Excudebat Iacobus Meesterus, typographus ordinarius, apud Wilhelmum Ianssonium, Alcmariae, veneunt Amstelrodami MDCXI., Pet. in 4, 464pp. (28) 77pp. (2), relié. - Edition originale. Rare. Illustré d'un frontispice représentant les astronomes présents dans l'ouvrage et de figures astronomiques (d'éclipses), et de diagrammes dans le texte. Le 'Calendarium Romanum vetus' possède une page de titre particulière, il est imprimé en rouge et noir. 'Tabularum emptori' (p. 8) a été signé manuscritement par l'auteur. Pleine Basane brune d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Coiffe de tête arrachée, coiffe de queue arasée. Deux trous au troisième caisson. Cet important ouvrage astronomique contient les tables solaires et lunaires complètes de Ptolémée, Copernic, Tycho Brahe et Alfonsus. Les commentaires sont de Nicolas des Mulier(s) (1564-1630) de Bruges, qui fut professeur de mathématique et de médecine à l'université de Groningen, puis son bibliothécaire. Il a écrit et publié plusieurs ouvrages astronomiques : Institutionum astronomicarum libri duo, 1616, Iudæorum annus lunæ-solaris: et Turc-Arabum annus merê lunaris. Des Muliers s'intéressa particulièrement dans ses études à la chronologie, mais il fit également de nombreuses observations astronomiques au moyen d'un télescope personnel. L'ouvrage est loin d'être seulement une compilation, il s'agit d'un relecture et toutes les dates furent recalculées, et Muliers s'intéresse aux éclipses mais également aux méthodes de calcul des différents astronomes. Muliers comprit surtout que l'astronomie n'était pas que des théories basées sur de savants calculs, mais que les calculs astronomiques révélaient la réalité de corps astronomiques, et qu'elle n'était pas non plus ce qu'enregistrait notre perception. 464pp. (28) 77pp. (2) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Specimen Historiae Plantarum. Plantae typis aeneis expressae

      Paris: Hadrian Beys, 1611., 1611. small 4to. pp. 4 p.l. (the last blank), 152, [2], [1 leaf]blank. 24 full-page etchings of flowers (the etching on p. 96 is a paste-over cancel). woodcut printer's device on title. 2 woodcut headpieces & 2 woodcut initials. some text in Greek. contemporary limp vellum (covers spotted, lower front cover chipped, paper lightly embrowned, occasional stains & some marginal foxing). fine woodcut bookplate of André Alexandre Normandeau, Vicomte. First Edition. This work has been especially highly praised for the quality of its etchings, which Reneaulme executed after his own drawings. "The illustrations are extraordinary for the date: finely detailed naturalistic studies that recall Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues. Each plate shows the whole plant but with additional studies of variant forms. The book is an excellent demonstration of how apt etching, with its fine sensitive line, is to the demands of botanical illustration." (Gill Saunders, Picturing Plants An Analytical History Of Botanical Illustration, p. 13) "[Reneaulme's] etchings are of the highest quality - exquisitely sensitive and extremely personal in treatment. They are assuredly the work, not only of a great lover of nature, but of a great master of the etcher's craft." (Blunt) Saunders also notes that the book, although modest in scope, "was of sufficient botanical significance to be later cited by Linnaeus." Reneaulme, who was a physician as well as a botanist, discusses the medicinal uses of various plants and he also describes some plants which are indigenous to America. Of particular interest is the section on the tobacco plant, which is illustrated on p. 37. [BOUND WITH, as issued]: [THOU, Jacques Auguste De] [1553-1617]. Crambe. Viola. Lilium. Phlogis. Terpsinoe. small 4to. pp. 47. woodcut headpieces & initials. (paper lightly embrowned, some marginal foxing). Paris: 1611. De Thou's five poems on flowers, which are here appended, apparently as issued, were edited by Reneaulme. Arents (Add.) 151. Blunt pp. 92-93. European Americana 611/96. Hunt 192. Nissen BBI 1621. Pritzel 7542. Rosenwald 1373-74. Wellcome 5425. & 6286. Plesch Sale 639. Saunders p. 13.. F.

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        Opera cum physica, tum medica, Authoris postrema manu exarata et exornata: quibus physicam ac universam medicinam fideliter & accurate descripsit, atque illustravit. Cui accessit anatomia Joannis Riolani filii.

      Zacharias Plathenius,, Frankfurt, 1611 - Frankfurt, Zacharias Plathenius, 1611. Folio. 8 n.n. Bl., 567 S., 15 n.n. S. Index, 1 w. Bl. Mit einem Holzschnittporträt verso von Blatt zwei und einer Titelholzschnitt-Vignette. Flexibler Pergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. Krivatsy 9641. - Erste (?) Werkausgabe, herausgegeben von Riolans Sohn gleichen Namens. Laut Krivatsy ein Nachdruck einer von uns nicht nachweisbaren Pariser Ausgabe von 1610, jedoch mit einem Index durch den Frankfurter Verleger. Das Buch vereinigt alle anatomischen Schriften. - Mit handschriftlichem Besitzvermerk auf dem Titel. Papier durchgehend stark gebräunt. - Selten. Sprache: N Flexibler Pergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel.

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        Critices Christianae libri duo de ritu bibendi super sanitate, pontificum, caesarum, principum, ducum, magnatum amicorum, amicarum, &c.

      Köln, Konrad Butgenius, 1611. - (16), 189, (1) SS., l. w. Bl. Mit Holzschnittvignette am Titel und 1 gef. Holzschnittafel. Pergamenteinband der Zeit. Dreiseitiger gesprenkelter Farbschnitt. 8vo. Einzige Ausgabe dieses seltenen Werks über die Sitte des Zutrinkens. Ein eigenes Kapitel ist dem Wein im Altertum gewidmet. - Durchgehend fleckig; mehrere alte Randnotizen/Notabenes. Mit dem oft fehlenden Holzschnitt, der ein Stangenglas mit den Geboten Luthers zeigt (stärkere Randeinrisse und Knitterspuren): "une planche repliée représente un immense pot à bière au bas duquel est ecrit: Catechismus M. Lutheri" (Vicaire). VD 17, 12:106471L. Simon, Bibl. gastr. 1024. Vicaire 578. Krivatsy 7550 (incpl.). ADB XX, 584.

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        Asiae Nova Descriptio

      Amsterdam 1611 - Varias fuentes parecen haber sido usadas en la compilación de este mapa, incluyendo a los jesuitas portugueses Luis Texeira (1595) para Japón, y Luis Jorge de Barbuda (1584) para los detalles de China. Corea es descrita como una isla. Los descubrimientos de Barentsz son citados. Muestran las partes de América y Nueva Guinea. Reparación de encarte central de parte inferior de hendidura 4 cm en el área grabada, hendida a lo largo del encarte central de parte superior que no afecta el área grabada, papel fuerte. En colores originales. Foto et descripción sur demande. Several sources appear to have been used in the compilation of this map, including the Portuguese Jesuits Luis Texeira (1595) for Japan, and Luis Jordege Barbuda (1584) for details of China. Korea is despicted as an island. Recent discoveries of Barentsz are cited. Parts of America and New Guinea are shown. Ref: Sweet, Mapping the continent of Asia, 20.

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        The Second Part of Christian Warfare. (King James I Armorial Binding).

      Felix Kyngston, London 1611 - FROM THE LIBRARY OF JAMES I OF ENGLAND AND VI OF SCOTLAND. Rebacked in leather with five raised bands with gilt title to match the original calf boards. Each board has two blind stamped marks which read "I. R." In the 1600's the letter "I" was in fact a "J." Therefore the mark means James Reine or King James. There is also an blind stamped crest of James I on each board. Both original brass clasps are present. Woodcut initials and headpieces. In the margin of the pages of the content pages 5.3 in neatly printed hand "John Rishworth his book." Binding is tight and square. A very rare treatise by George Downame Lord Bishop of Derry in support of James. John Downame stands with Perkins, Greenham, and Rogers as one of the chief architects of the Puritan theology of Godliness. Copies of Part I of this treatise are available. Part Two is never seen. A ONE OF A KIND RARITY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Préceptes d'Estat, tirez des histoires anciennes et modernes : par lesquels il est enseigné des moyens propres & utiles pour rendre un Estat ordonné & police au temps de la guerre & de la paix : Et comme l'obéïssance seule des subjects, à leur Roy, se peut conerver inviolable. Le tout réduit par chapitres, en deux livres, & dédiez au Roy & à la Roine.

      Paris, Pierre Louis Febvrier, 1611, - 2 parties en un vol. in-8, [4] ff. n. ch. (titre, dédicace, table des chapitres), 100-54 ff., [8] ff. n. ch. (table des matières), veau fauve moucheté, dos à nerfs cloisonné et fleuronné, encadrement de simple filet à froid sur les plats, tranches rouges (rel. du XVIIIe s.). Deux mors légèrement fendus, petites galeries de vers stoppées, quelques surcharges manuscrites et salissures anciennes, mais bon exemplaire.Unique édition de cet ouvrage rare dû à un gentilhomme bourguignon, sieur de Chevigny, sur lequel nous sommes très mal renseignés (cf. cependant sa notice dans Papillon). Prenant son inspiration dans les Etats de l'Antiquité (Sparte, Athènes et Rome), il adapte les maximes de la politique machiavélienne à la situation de la France d'après l'assassinat de Henri IV.

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        Goffredo overo Gierusalemme Liberata, Poema Heroico, nel quale sono state aggiunte molte stanze levate, con le varie lettioni; e postivi gli Argomenti, & Allegorie à ciascun Canto d'incerto Auttore. Con l'aggiunta de' Cinque Canti del Sig. Camillo Camilli.

      appresso Giacomo Sarzina,, in Venetia, 1611 - In-4° (218x165mm), pp. (16), 238, (2), 63, (1), bella legatura coeva in piena pergamena con titolo calligrafato in antico al dorso. Due frontespizi, uno per la "Gerusalemme" e uno per i "Cinque Canti" di Camillo Camilli, con marca tipografica allegorica (figura femminile a cavalcioni di una salamandra), 4 vignette xilografiche di Gaspare Grispoldi, 31 capilettera figurati, testatine, finali e iniziali decorate in xilografia. Discorso introduttivo di Filippo Pigafeta. Bellissimo esemplare. In fine sono allegate 3 pp. manoscritte ottocentesche con trascrizioni di versi tassiani. Rara edizione secentesca veneziana del capolavoro del Tasso. "Il poema fu composto in gran parte negli anni 1570-1575 alla Corte di Ferrara, ma pubblicato contro la volontà dell'autore, chiuso nell'ospedale di Sant'Anna, soltanto nel 1580, col titolo "Il Goffredo", incompiuto, e in più autentica lezione e col titolo rimasto definitivo (che non è del Tasso ma dell'editore), nel 1581" (Mario Fubini, in Diz. Bompiani d. Opere, III, p. 587). I "Cinque Canti" aggiunti sono di Camillo Camilli (Monte San Savino, data ignota del XVI secolo-Ragusa, 1615), "erudito vanittoso e senza scrupoli, la cui opera si colloca fra quelle degli epigoni di Torquato Tasso. Con i suoi "Cinque canti", composti durante la segregazione del grande poeta e pubblicati a insaputa di lui in appendice alla "Gerusalemme liberata" (intitolandola "Goffredo"), intese portare a compimento le vicende di Armida-Rinaldo e di Erminia-Tancredi, concludendole con il suicidio di Armida e la conversione di Erminia, peraltro prevista dal Tasso stesso." (Laterza, 1966, I, p. 539). Graesse, VII, p. 33. Gamba, 948, note. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De Animalium natura libri XVII. Petro Gillio Gallo & Conrado Gesnero Heluetio interpretibus. Acceßit Index Iocupletißimus. Genf, P. Albertus 1616. 16°. 4 Bll., 1018 S., 47 Bll. Prgt. d. Zt. mit hs. Rtit.

      - Eales 67 - Schweiger I, 2.- Griechisch - lateinische Parallelausgabe, so erstmals 1611 erschienen. C. Aelianus (170-240) war ein Freigelassener aus Praeneste, Schüler des Sophisten Pausanias, der seine Werke nicht in seiner lateinischen Muttersprache veröffentlichte, sondern in der später erlernten griechischen Sprache .- ?Includes Gillius`s observations on the Elephant? (Eales).- Titel u. Vorsatz gestempelt, leicht gebräunt od. braunfleckig, sonst gutes Ex.

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        The Historie of Great Britaine under the Conquests of ye Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans. Their Originals, Manners, Habits, Warres, Coines, and Seales: with y Successions, Lives, Acts, and Issues of the English Monarchs from Julius Caesar to the most gracious Sovereign King James.

      Imprinted by William Hall and John Beale. Sold by John Sudbury and Georg Humble., Popes-head alley, at y signe of y White Horse 1611 - A good copy of the extremely rare 1st edition of Speed's comprehensive work. In full leather binding which has been rebacked retaining the original boards which have blind tooled decoration, and replacing the spine, which has raised bands and gilt title label. This work continued Speed's 'Theatre of Great Britaine' - and the page numbering is continuous with it - the text starting at p155 and finishing at p 894, although the book is complete on its own. With engraved decorative title page; 4 page preface and text completing at p 894; Summary conclusion of the whole - 4 pp; The Second Index - 46 pp; and a one page 'Faults etc Sped'. The work has numerous engravings of coins, seals and coats of arms; and is embellished throughout with decorative head and tailpieces and decorated initial capitals. The binding has been expertly repaired with some building up to one of the corners which had been lost. With new endpapers. The title page has been relaid on tissue. There is light nibbling to page edges up to the end of the preface, but overall the paper is extremely thick and well-preserved. There is loss to the Faults page (bottom corner) and p 755 has a corner missing without loss of text. The pages vary from being completely clean to having spotting to having browning. There are occasional water stains to page margins - most usually the bottom margin - occasionally with a pinkish tinge at the page edge. A few pages have small repaired tears without loss. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Catechismus Romanus ex decreto Concilii Tridentini, & Pii V. Pontificis Maximi iussu primùm editus ( ) RELIE AVEC Sacrosancti et oecumenici concilii Tridentini Paulo III Iulio III et Pio IIII ( .)

      EX OFFICINA PLANTINIANA, APUD VIDUAM & FILIOS JO. MORETI 1611 - 2 parties en 1 vol. In-8° : [22]-470-[52], 269-[81] pp. (quelques rousseurs et taches d'encre). Ample traité sur le catéchisme, compilé durant le Concile de Trente et édité à la demande de la famille ducale de Bavière (éd. orig. : Plantin, 1572) par Lefèvre, humaniste et théologien liégeois (c. 1520-1581). Après avoir étudié à Ingolstadt, il enseigna à Louvain et fut ensuite envoyé à Rome par le cardinal Truchsess pour devenir un précieux conseiller d'Albert de Bavière. Provenance : mention ms. en latin quasi illisible; institutions religieuses (étiq. et cachet). # Voet n° 1155 (éd. orig.); # Biogr. nat. XI- 659/660; # pas dans BCNI, ni STCV. 1 vol volumes. Plein vélin, petit plis au dos, qqs salissures Reliure de l'époque : plein vélin souple, dos lisse titré à la plume, traces de liens [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cardigan Shyre

      London 1611 - 16 5/8" x 21 1/2" Speed, John. "Cardigan Shyre Described with the due forme of the Shiretown as it was surveyed by I.S. Anno 1610." Copperplate engraving (black and white; no color). London, 1611. From the atlas "Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine." First edition with fine dark impressions and English text on the back. Published by John Sudbury and George Humble. Approximate size is 16 5/8 x 21 1/2 inches. An early map of this Welsh coastal county. Cardiganshire was created in 1282. In 1282 Edward I of England conquered the principality of Wales and divided the area into counties. The name Cardigan was an Anglicization of the name for the historic kingdom of Ceredigion. To all those interested in cartography, the name of John Speed is synonymous with early county maps of Great Britain. His predecessors, Saxton, Norden, and one or two lesser figures had laid the groundwork for the first mapping of Britain in the days of Queen Elizabeth. By the end of the 16th century, however, the increase in travel and commerce had created a need for better maps, and Speed's quickly replaced those of his predecessors. Not only were they more accurate, but undoubtedly the beauty of the engraving, the fine lettering and elaborate ornamentation appealed to the original buyers as much as they do to us today. Speed's atlas was so ambitious and of such high artistic and intellectual merit that it remained the standard reference for Great Britain until the beginning of the eighteenth century. The atlas was so highly acclaimed that editions continued to appear until the 1770's. Speed was one of the earliest English antiquarians, and his interest in history led him to add vignettes to his maps of great past events, together with town and architectural plans. Most maps, for example, contain representations of battles that occurred in the given county, of ancient artifacts and monuments, such as Stonehenge, and of the great cathedrals and palaces of medieval and Tudor England. The plates were engraved in Amsterdam by the great Dutch mapmaker Jodocus Hondius and exhibit the highest level of craftsmanship and artistic embellishment, reflecting the pervasive and appealing Mannerist style of the period, with strapwork and fretwork cartouches, heraldic crests, and costumed figures. The decoration and accuracy of Speed's maps, particularly with regard to the lavish use on each map of the coats-of-arms of that country's early leading nobles, inspired the later British county maps of Blaeu and Jansson.

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        Histoire Universelle des Indes occidentales et orientales, et de la conversion des Indiens. Divisiee en trois parties

      chez François Fabri, Douai 1611 - Early 18th-century calf, spine gilt in seven compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second, the others with repeat pattern in gilt (joints weak, corners bumped) Provenance: J. Besnier (or 'Benier', 'Huissier ord. du Cabinet du Roi', numerous inscriptions, many crossed through, some dated 1650); de La Porte (signatures, some with date 1654); Madame la Comtesse des Courtils (19th-century armorial bookplate) A fine copy of Wytfliet's description of the Americas (the third edition in French), here with the addition of Magini's valuable description of the West and East Indies and Japan. The first edition of Wyfliet's work is "the first atlas of America" (Burden), and was first published in Latin as Descriptionis Ptolemaicae augmentum in 1597. As the title suggests, it was marketed as a supplement to Ptolemy's Geographia , with text based on the writings of Ramusio, Hakluyt, de Bry, Acosta and others. The work was evidently popular as two further Latin editions appeared in 1598 and 1603. The work was then translated into French and combined with the work of Magini and others and first published under the present title in 1605. Further editions of this compilation appeared in 1607 and 1611 (the present edition). The nineteen double-page engraved maps of the American continent appeared in all of the Latin and French editions (but with some changes of state). The first map (a double-hemisphere world map) is based on Mercator's influential map of 1587. There then follows ten maps of South America (the north coast of South America with the Caribbean islands, Hispaniola, Cuba and Jamaica, Chile, Peru, two maps of Brazil, two maps of central America, Colombia, Venezuela, and Antarctica/Tierra del Fuego (notable as one of the earliest maps of Antarctica) and eight important maps of North America. In addition to the large double-page maps there are also four small maps on one double-page sheet in Magini's supplement showing the East Indies, Japan, China and the Philippines. Philip Burden gives full details of the American maps in his The Mapping of North America . 1. Conibas Regio. Burden 100 ("the first printed map of present day central Canada"). 3rd state of 3, with Higuater reading. 2. Estotilandia et Laboratoris Terra. Burden 101, 1st and only state. 3. Nova Francia et Canada. Burden 102 (the first map "to use Canada in its title, and the first to concentrate on the river and Gulf of St. Lawrence"). 2nd state of 2, with date 1597 removed. 4. Norumbega et Virginia. Burden 103 ("only the second [map] to use Virginia in the title). 2nd state of 3, with date removed but latitude mark reading 30 instead of 39 at left side. 5. Florida et Apalche. Burden 104. 1st and only state. 6. Hispania Nova. Burden 105 ("takes in all of present day southern Texas"). 1st and only state. 7. Granata Nova et California. Burden 106 ("the first printed map devoted to California and the south-west of the present day United States"). 1st and only state. 8. Limes Occidentis Quiuira et Anian. Burden 107. 2nd state of 2, with date removed. The map titled Floride et Apalche is of particular note. Largely derived from a map by Ortelius, the source for both maps was the Spanish geographer Geronimo Chaves. "Privy to all of the official reports of the Spanish explorers, Chaves's map recorded the discoveries of Cabeza de Vaca, de Soto, and Moscoso . The Chaves map published by Ortelius was, therefore, one of the earliest printed maps of the territory based on actual observations, and its reproduction in Wytfliet's popular work helped to correct the previous imaginary concepts of the area" (Martin & Martin). Nordenskiold 2: 310; Phillips Atlases 4459; Sabin 105701; Martin & Martin, Maps of Texas and the Southwest , p. 75, plate 6. (11 7/8 x 7 1/2 inches). 3 letterpress titles within engraved surrounds, woodcut printer's device on the final page of the first and third parts. 23 engraved maps on 20 sheets (19 double-page, 4 small maps printed on a single double-page [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De l'Estat et Succez des Affaires de France .Oeuvre depuis plusieurs précédentes éditions augmenté de plusieurs belles recherches ,contenant sommairement l'Histoire des Rois de France , et les choses les plus remarquables par eux instituées pour l'establissement et grandeur de leur royaume et authorité .

      Iean Du Bosc, Rouen 1611 - Fort in-8° , plein vélin d'époque à recouvrement, 16 feuillets prélim. ,( page de titre ,imprimeur au lecteur ,épistre au roy , préface au lecteur , catalogue des rois de France , principaux articles des choses contenuës au troisièsme et quatriesme livre ) ,349 feuillets num. ,22 feuillets de table , marque de l'imprimeur, bandeaux, lettres majuscules ornées grav. sur bois . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Untitled plan of Jerusalem.]

      1611 - Hanover, Christian Wechelius, 1611. 195 x 260mm. Plan of ancient Jerusalem and surrounding country as far as Bethany, as drawn by Pietro Vesconte (fl. 1310-30) for Marino Sanudo's 'Liber Secretorum Fidelibus de Crucis' c.1320. This manuscript work was presented to Pope Clement V to encourage a new crusade. This engraving was the first time that the original map was published, retaining the original's lack of a conventional single reading view. Thus the letters, buildings and palm trees are drawn at random angles. LAOR: 1145.

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