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        CANADIAN ARCTIC and GREENAND: Carte Particuliere de l'Amerique Septentrionale ou sont Compris le Detroit de Davids, le Detroit de Hudson, & c. Dressé sur les Relations les plus Nouvelles.

      - A large and attractive late 17th Century chart of Hudson’s Bay, Greenland and the Canadian Arctic that held out hope for the existence of a navigable sea passage across North America. This scarce, large-format chart is one of the most impressive renderings of the North Atlantic and Canadian Arctic regions conceived during the 17th Century. The map extends from the western reaches of Hudson’s Bay, over across the northern part of the Quebec-Labrador Peninsula, over to include southern Greenland and Iceland and the very western tip of Ireland. Importantly, it holds out hope for the existence of a navigable sea passage across North America, the realization of which would dramatically shorten the travel time between Europe and Asia, so providing European powers with untold riches. The search of such a passage dominated exploration in the region for over 300 years. The map features a somewhat archaic rendering of the Hudson’s Bay region predicated on the early mapping, done from 1611 until the 1630s, and does not feature recent discoveries made since the 1660s by explorers working for the Hudson’s Bay Company. The outline of the inland sea is relatively crude, although the ‘James his bay’ (James Bay) appears, named by Thomas James in 1630-1. The map also features ‘Button’s Bay’, including ‘Port Nelson’, where Thomas Button wintered in 1612-3. To the to the far west of the bay is ‘Nouveau Denmarck’, named by Jens Munk, a Danish explorer who wintered in the region in 1619-20. The map also labels the sites of important Hudson’s Bay company forts, such as ‘Masebe’ River (Moose Factory, founded 1673) and ‘R. Rupert’ (home to Rupert’s Fort, founded 1668). The vast area to the west of the bay is labeled ‘New South Walles’ while the peninsula of Northern Quebec and Labrador is named ‘Terre de Laborador ou Nouvelle Bretagne’ and the lands to the south are designated ‘Nouvelle France’. To the far north are portions of Baffin Island (shown here as three separate islands), first discovered by Sir Martin Frobisher in the 1570s, ‘Baffin Bay’, discovered by William Baffin in 1615, and the ‘Detroit de Davids (the Davis strait), running between Greenland and Baffin Island, discovered by John Davis in 1585. Most importantly, all of the these lands had been discovered by mariners in search of the Northwest Passage, or some other navigable route across the landmass of the North America, leading to the Pacific Ocean. At the head of Button’s Bay is the ‘Mer Glaciale’ (Sea of Ice) that is shown to potentially connect to the ‘Detroit d’Anian’ (Strait of Anian), a mythical channel of water that, since the 1560s, appeared on maps and was said to be a transcontinental passage. Moreover, the numerous others inlets which are shown to lead into the mysterious interior of North America, each held out hope that they could provide the desired inter-oceanic route. The annotation located below the strait holds open this possibility. As such, this map would have been viewed with particularly intense fascination by contemporary Europeans dreaming of a shortcut to the vast riches of the Orient. Turing out into the Atlantic, the rendering of Southern Greenland is quite good, although some confusion still remained with respect to the nature of its southern tip, above Cape Farewell. Iceland has a shape that is vaguely familiar to the modern viewer, although made long before the island was first surveyed in the 1760s. The present map appeared as part of Pierre Mortier’s magnificent sea atlas, Suite de Neptune Francois ou Atlas Nouveau des Cartes Marines (Amsterdam, circa 1696). Pierre Mortier (1661-1711) was one of the most prominent commercial map publishers of his era. A Dutchman of French Huguenot extraction he maintained privileged contacts in Paris, and found ways to find financial advantage from new French geographic discoveries. Based in Amsterdam, Mortier benefitted from the Dutch Republic’s highly developed print market and lenient censorship laws. After his death

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        Saint Bernard his meditations, or, sighes, sobbes, and teares upon Our Saviours passion, in memoriall of his death; also his motives to mortification, with other meditations.

      All early English editions of St. Bernard's Meditations are rare. This translation of his Tractatus de interiori domo self-identies as "The third edition, much amended by W.P. Mr. of Arts in Cambridge." That is, it is the third edition of W.P.'s translation, the first of which appeared in 1611 and was proceeded by printings of earlier translations in 1499 and 1525. The identity of "W.P." remains unknown and a cataloguer at Harvard dissents regarding Bernard's authorship, writing: "Neither part is by Saint Bernard: the first piece in pt. [2] is a translation of Meditationes de interiori homine, also wrongly ascribed to Hugh of St. Victor." Searches of WorldCat, NUC, and ESTC locate only five copies in U.S. libraries, one having been deaccessioned and being the copy offered here. Harvard notes of its copy: "Imperfect: lower half of the t.p. containing the edition statement and imprint wanting." The printer Elizabeth Allde was the widow of printer Edward Allde, who was active from 1584 to his death in 1628; he was successor to his printer father John Allde (variously Allde, Aldaye, Alde or Aldye), fl. 1555-92, a Scottish stationer and printer. Elizabeth was active from 1628 to 1633, at which latter date she passed the business to Richard Oulton (or Olton), her son-in-law. He continued the firm for another ten years only. Provenance: On the front free endpaper: "From the Hon. Rev. Lowther Barrington, Buckinghamshire, Eng., 1835."

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        The Faerie Queen, The Shepherds Calendar: Together with Other Works

      H.L. for Matthew Lownes, London 1611 - A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST COLLECTED EDITION FIRST COLLECTED EDITION, variant issue. Folio, pp. [iv] 363 [xix] + [x] 56 [ii] + 16 (cxxxvi) lacking one blank. Double column, Roman letter, general title within elaborate woodcut border incorporating an arcadian Shaepard and Amazon (Mckerrow and Ferguson 212), sep. titles with printer’s various devices to 2nd part of Faerie Queen and each of the following texts. Epitome of each canto within elaborate woodcut border, 12 large woodcuts illustrating each months activities to Shepherd’s calendar, extensive ornamental head and tail-pieces. Contemporary autograph of Anthony Rudd, Bishop of St. Davis in two different hands on t-p, contemporary price at head, ‘Sir Rees Rudd’ in old but later hand on rear pastedown, ‘Jackson’ in early hand in text. Light stain to lower outer corner of dedication, blank verso a little ink soiled, very slight paper browning to some ll. of Colin Clout and towards end, minor marginal soiling to verso of last. A very good clean, large copy, uncut in places, in handsome contemporary calf, central gilt arabesques to covers, six gilt ornaments to spine compartments (small crack), gilt tan morocco label, spine remounted (very discrete), all edges blue. The first collected edition with minor variants and slight textual resetting, probably published in 1613, the date of Mother Hubbards t-p; the other additional t-ps. are dated 1611. Mother Hubbard’s tale was omitted from all copies sold prior to the death of Sir Robert Cecil in 1612, thereafter it was inserted in the unsold copies of the 1609-11 issue. Lownes dealt with these by canceling the 1609 t-p., substituting a new general t-p and dedication and adding the 1611 editions of the remaining parts, reprinting books 1-3 as necessary. Thus the whole comprises the second folio edition of the Faerie Queen, the first edition of Mother Hubbard and the first folio of all the other poems. According to Todd it was editied by Spenser’s particular friend, Gabriel Harvey. Any note on Spenser's works is really superfluous. He was the first great poet in England since Chaucer, the most learned apart from Milton, the most influential "poet's poet" as described by Lamb, and acknowledged by Shakespeare as the master of "music and sweet poetry". "He lives as an exquisite word painter of widely differing scenes, and as supreme poet-musician using with unrivalled skill a noble stanza of his own invention, unparalleled in any language" (Cambridge History of Eng. Lit.). His influence on subsequent literature cannot be exaggerated: Milton found him a ‘sure guide’ both as a thinker and a poet; Dr Johnson pointed out the derivation of ‘The Pilgrims Progress’ from the Faerie Queen; Dryden called the author his ‘Master in English. The Faerie Queen was a major influence in the writings of Coleridge, Wordsworth, Lamb and many others. "Spenser was known to his contemporaries as 'the prince of poets', as great in English as Virgil in Latin. He left behind him masterful essays in every genre of poetry, from pastoral and elegy to epithalamion and epic. Milton was later to claim Spenser as 'a better teacher than Aquinas', and generations of readers, students, and scholars have admired him for his subtle use of language, his unbounded imagination, his immense classical and religious learning, his keen understanding of moral and political philosophy, and his unerring ability to synthesize and, ultimately, to delight." Cambridge University, ‘The Edmund Spenser biography’. A fine copy. STC. 23084. Lowndes 2476-7. Grolier, Langland to Wither 234/ 239. Pforzheimer 972/ 973. English [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historia medica Brasiliae. Novam editionem curavit et praefatus est Josephus Eques de Vering medicinae doctor, indigena Hungariae, regiae Gallicae honorum legionis eques, et facultatis medicae Vindobonensis sodalis.Vienna, Congregationis Armenorum, 1817. 8vo. Contemporary half calf.

      DSB X, p. 622; Garraux, Bibl. Brasilienne, pp. 232-233; Sabin 63030. Later edition of this very important work on the tropical medicine of Brazil by Willem Piso (1611-78), who served as the physician of the Dutch settlement in Brazil from 1636 to 1644. He studied the herbal medicines of the indigenous people and advocated many of their health practices. Searching the jungle for medicinal plants, he was the first European to grasp the usefulness of native treatments using ipecacuanha, sassafras, sarsaparilla, guaiacum and other plants. With some slightly browned patches, and a burn in in the foot margin of the last 15 leaves, not reaching the text, restored in the last 9 leaves. With a small abrasion on the marbled paper of the front board. Still in good condition.

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        Tractatus de Potestate Summi Pontificis In Rebus Temporalibus. Adversus Gulielmum Barclaium Auctore Roberto S.R.E. Card. Bellarmino. Recens ad exemplar Romanum impressus.

      Coloniae Agrippinae [Köln], Sumptibus Bernardi Gualtheri, 1611.. 15 x 10 cm. 320 S., [2] Bl. Zeitgenössisches Ganzpergament. Einband bestossen und fleckig. Mehrere handschriftliche Besitzvermerke des 17. Jhs.. VD17 3:310739T. Nicht identisch mit VD17 75:655181Y. Seltene Variante der erstmals 1610 in Deutschland gedruckten Streitschrift, nach VD 17 bisher lediglich in einem Exemplar in der ULB Halle nachgewiesen. Vorgebunden: Carbone de Costacciaro, Lodovico, Vir iustus vel interioris hominis pars altera. Coloniae Agrippinae [Köln], Henningius 1618. [8] Bl., 325 [statt 329] S., [3] Bl. VD17 23:646263G. Zwei Blätter zur Hälfte ausgerissen (daher in der Kollation nicht mitgezählt). Mit Besitz- und Schenkungsvermerken mehrerer Mitglieder der Augustiner-Eremiten in Trier.

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        Quatre livres des arrests et choses jugees par la court Oeuvre composé en EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: chez Claude Rigaud, 1611. Fine. chez Claude Rigaud, à Paris 1611, in 4 (24x16cm), relié. - Original edition. Rare. 1 copy to the BN in France, 1 in Paris-Cujas and the library of Reims but nothing in the British Library and England. Absent in Brunet. Bound in full calf fawn period. Back with nerves decorated with florets 3. Laurel wreath on medallion dishes with the initials MG center, mentoring net. Used binding. Casing head awkwardly reconstituted brown sheepskin. Tail box wearing a torn and glued upper jaw. Slashes on the dishes. A blunt, bare corner. Yellowed paper. Some bites scattered. Translated work by Gabriel Michel La Rochemaillet. Rerum judicatarum libri 4 appeared in 1597 (the oldest traces found in the Scottish BN), the Rerum also was published in 1596 by 3 pounds. The Latin edition is apparently not in Scotland, France does not have any more than the British Library. The Harvard Hollis catalog contains a copy of 1596. Coming from a family lawyer, author, lawyer at the Parliament of Paris, knew the peak of his fame in 1580, The collection consists of arguments corresponding to those imposed by Anne Robert and other lawyers in real and exactly dated Affairs (include stops on the date given in the records of Parliament). According to Corbin, 1606, is the first book of this type. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, très rare. 1 exemplaire à la BN de France, 1 à Paris-Cujas et un à la bibliothèque de Reims mais rien à la British Library et en Angleterre. Absent à Brunet. Page de titre en rouge et noir, une vignette de titre. Reliure en plein veau fauve d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de 3 fleurons. Couronne de laurier sur les plats en médaillon avec les initiales M. G. au centre, filet d'encadrement. Reliure usagée. Caisson de tête maladroitement reconstitué de basane brune. Caisson de queue portant une déchirure au mors supérieur et recollé. Estafilades sur les plats. Un coin émoussé et dénudé. Papier jauni. Quelques piqûres éparses. Ouvrage traduit par Gabriel Michel de La Rochemaillet. Rerum judicatarum libri 4 paru en 1597 (trace la plus ancienne trouvée à la BN d'Ecosse), le Rerum par ailleurs était paru en 1596 en 3 livres. L'édition latine ne se trouve apparemment qu'en Ecosse, La France n'en possède pas, pas plus que la British Library. Le Hollis catalogue d'Harvard contient un exemplaire de 1596. Issu d'une famille de juriste, L'auteur, avocat au parlement de Paris, connut l'apogée de sa gloire vers 1580, Le recueil se compose de plaidoiries correspondant à celles prononcées par Anne Robert ou d'autres avocats dans des affaires réelles et exactement datées (on retrouve les arrêts à la date donnée dans les registres du Parlement). Selon Corbin, 1606, c'est le premier recueil de ce type. On remarquera que les cas décrits ont une facture nettement littéraire et que l'auteur ne se fait pas défaut d'intervenir dans sa narration par des jugements moraux, en outre les personnages sont souvent nommés de noms semblables (Titius), ce qui accentue le caractère de nouvelles à ces affaires judiciaires.

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        The Faerie Queen [Queene]: The Shepheards Calendar; Together With The Other Works of England's Arch-Poet

      Mathew Lownes. London, H.L for Mathew Lownes, 1611-1613. First collection edition, second issue denoted by colophone to Faerie Queen showing misprinted date 16012 and second part of the work dated 1613. [4] 363, [colophon], [blank], [10], 56, [blank], 16, 136, 14, final blank missing]. Numerous woodcuts and decorations [general title within woodcut border, canto headings for Faerie Queene with woodcut borders, Calendar with woodcuts for the 12 divisons. Very good condition; rebacked at some time retaining early calf (18th century?). First two leaves with toning and having been laid down and trimmed. Owner's inscription. A couple of old tape repairs, one leaf with a short tear. General toning and various stanzas marked with an X. . Very Good. Hardcover.

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        A Display of Heraldrie

      1611. GUILLIM, John. A Display of Heraldrie: Manifesting a more easie accesse to the knowledge thereof then hath been hitherto published by any, through the benefit of Method, whereinto it is now rediced by the industry of Joh. Gwillim. [14], 284 pp. (i.e., 290). Heavily illustrated throughout with woodcut shields and heraldic devices, including some full-page. 4to., 270 x 170 mm, bound in English panelled calf. London: Printed by William Hall for Raphe Mab, 1611. |~||~||~||~| First Edition, second issue, of the landmark English publication on heraldry still used as a reference work hundreds of years later. These comprehensive, detailed descriptions of hundreds of heraldic arms were written by John Guillim (or Gwillim, 1565-1621), an officer of arms at the College of Arms, London. Using codified syntax to blazon the various elements of each armorial, Guillim notes the field, charge, device, and colour -- intended to be hand-painted in his book. The present copy is uncoloured, with the text and colophon from the first edition of 1610, and the engraved title-page cancel with the 1611 imprint at the foot. Neatly rebacked preserving spine lable, minor marginal foxing, overall very good PROVENANCE: Arma Johannis, Baron of Carteret de Hawnes, circular bookplate dated 1841 on front pastedown. ESTC S120346.

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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

      Basilae: Sebastianum Henricpetri, 1611. hardcover. very good. 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. 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.

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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.

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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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        Devonshire with Excester Described and the armes of such nobles as have borne the titles of them

      London - From an early edition of Speed's Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain (1611?). Hand-coloried with mild browning, overall a good example. Sheet size: 18 1/4 x 21 1/2". Inventory#: p202pmat. 0

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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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        Buckingham Both Shyre, and Shire: towne describ./Buckingham (inset)/Redding (inset)

      London - Engraving with extraordinary original hand color. Sheet size: 18 1/4 x 21 1/2". Inventory#: p244pmat. From the Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine. Published 1611-12. The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine was the first complete atlas of the British Isles ever produced, containing 67 maps of the counties of England, Wales and Ireland, together with maps of the Isles of Wight and Man and also the Channel Islands. This intricately detailed map is a prime example of Speed's particular style and talent. The uncolored editions of Speed's maps are classic and highly sought after, as they reflect the true quality of Speed's work unhindered by colorists. The color on many Speed maps was generally applied years after they were produced, occasionally by private collectors. 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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        DE HISTORIA, para entenderla y escrivirla.

      Luis Sánchez, Madrid 1611 - 8ºM, port. con escudo grab, 3h, 110f, 2h, falta parte de la guarda blanca ant. Pergamino algo det. "- Palau 38915 "La más rara y la mejor obra de Cabrera, que no logró poseer Salvá"." 1611

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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.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Junk]
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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

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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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.

      [Bookseller: D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)]
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