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        María, José y el niño en la Huída a Egipto

      Italia - SIMONE CANTARINI (1612-1648) Buen estado de conservación. Plenos márgenes. Ref.: Bartsch, 7. Siglo: XVII.Aguafuerte. Papel verjurado. Grabador: Cantarini, Simone. Dibujante: Cantarini, Simone. Circa 1640. Altura papelt: 284. Anchura papel: 420. Altura plancha:153. Anchura plancha: 195

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        The Annales of Cornelius Tacitus, The Description of Germanie (bound with) The End of Nero and Beginning of Galba; Foure Bookes of the Histories of Cornelius Tacitus. The Life of Agricola. The fourth edition. (1612)

      Printed by Arnold Hatfield for Iohn Norton, London 1612 - Published 1612, tall quarto (approximately 12 inches tall), double blind-ruled early calf, (6) 271 (7) 227 (1) pp. Very good, some wear and cracking to outer joints; light loss to spine leather, boards nice, hinges intact, contents very good and bright, small old armorial bookplate in the middle of the title page, tiny old 17th century signature of a Markham or Marsham on one of the initial blanks, and occasional marginal notes, always consigned to the top margin, also in an old 17th century hand. The publisher's information is given on the last page. The End of Nero &c. has its own title page. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        Disquisitionum magicarum libri sex: quibus continetur accurata, curiosarum artium, & vanarum superstitionum confutatio, vtilis theologis, iurisconsultis, medicis, philologis.

      apud Horatium Cardon, 1612. In folio, p. [52] 468 [56], front. inciso da J. de Fornazeris raffig. un cartiglio e 11 vignette a contorno con scene dall'"Esodo"; leg. coeva in piena perg. rigida con qualche restauro al dorso e sguardie sostituite con carta moderna. - La presente edizione presenta 4 elenchi: un indice dei capitoli e delle questioni dell'opera; i passaggi citati dalle Scritture; l'elenco degli autori consultati; le materie trattate classificate in ordine alfabetico. Discrete condizioni

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        De armis romanis libri duo, nunc primum in lucem editi

      apud haeredes Guilielmi Antonii, 1612. Cm. 15, pp. (4) 284. Legatura settecentesca in mezza pelle con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro al dorso. Sguardia anteriore assente. Minime fenditure alle cerniere, strappetto consolidato in carta giapponese al margine interno del frontespizio (senza mancanze), lievi bruniture tipiche della carta tedesca del tempo. Esemplare nel complesso ben conservato. Alberico Gentili (1551-1611) fu giurista erudito di chiara fama nel panorama continentale e non. Insegnò, fra l'altro, ad Oxford nel 1587 e grazie a questa dimensione non limitata ai territori italiani, le sue posizioni acquisirono grande credibilità internazionale grazie al suo "De iure belli" (1598)che rappresenta l'apice della dottrina sul diritto di guerra nel panorama cinquecentesco italiano e determinò grande influenza financo sul "De iure belli ac pacis" di Ugo Grozio. Quest'opera, edita per la prima volta nel 1599, contiene gli schemi fondamentali eleaborati nel De jure belli, ma utilizza la storia delle armi romane come topos legittimante dei principi di ius belli in essa espressi. In definitiva il De armis romanis si pone come ideale completamento del De jure belli, con i valori del paradigma imperiale di Roma al centro del progetto d'ordine internazionale pensato dall'Autore. Rarissimo e ricercato. Cfr. Iccu; Graesse, III, 50 e Brunet, II, 1534 menzionano solo altre opere..

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        ARTE MILITAR DIVIDIDA EM TRES PARTES.

      - A primeira ensina a peleijar em campanha aberta, a segunda nos alojamentos, & a terceira nas fortificações. COM TRES DISCVRSOS ANTES DA ARTE. No primeiro se mostra a origem, & principio da guerra, & Arte Militar, & o seu primeiro autor, no segundo a necessidade que d’ella tem todos os estados, & no terceiro como se poderá saber, e conservar. E hua comparação da antiga milícia dos Gregos, & Romanos, com a deste tempo. COMPOSTA POR LVIS MENDES De Vasconcelos. COM TODAS AS LICENÇAS NECESSARIAS. IMPRESSA NO TERMO DE ALENQUER. Na quinta do Mascotte. POR VICENTE ALVAREZ. Anno MDCXII [1612]. COM PRIVILEGIO REAL. Tayxada a [valor em branco no pé do rosto] reis em papel. In folio (26x19 cm) com. [4], 263, [5] fólios. Encadernação do século xx inteira de pele de carneira natural com nervos e ferros na ouro na lombada e ferros a seco sobre as pastas em esquadrias decorativas. Corte das folhas carminado. Ilustrado com belas e grandes maiúsculas xilografadas no início de cada capítulo; vinhetas no início do texto; diagramas no texto; caracteres com numerais e tipos próprios para as operações aritméticas; 12 desdobráveis em extratexto [Catálogo Monteverde cita 13 ff extratext; BNP refere 12 desdobráveis extratexto] com os diagramas das ordens e as organizações dos quadrados de batalha, contendo as várias composições dos terços de infantaria; com os seus esquadrões, guarnições, mangas, cornos e alas militares. Exemplar com leves manchas e vestígios de humidade, manchas (tipográficas de origem?) no fólio 182 verso; e colação com 2 erros na sequencia: 180 aliás 181; e 209 aliás 205; e folio 36 rasgo antigo e recuperado. Obra impressa em Alenquer (pequena vila a 50 km a norte de Lisboa, cidade natal de Luís de Camões e de Damião de Góis) em uma quinta ainda hoje existente: a Quinta do Mascote (Santo Estevão, Alenquer). Trata-se da única obra conhecida impressa neste local pelo importante impressor Vicente Alvarez. Este impressor de Lisboa esteve em actividade entre 1607 e 1626 e publicou em 1612, uma edição de Os Lusíadas. A alternância das edições camonianas entre Craesbeeck e Álvarez parece confirmar que se tratou de uma competição ao longo da qual cada um dos impressores procurou aumentar o seu catálogo com algo de novo (vide Vanda Anastácio, in El Rei Seleuco, 1645 (Reflexões sobre o «corpus» da obra de Camões). Nota bibliográfica manuscrita na folha de guarda: «Deve ser o exemplar do Catálogo Telles da Silva, vol. I 1971 -122- 48, valia 5500 escudos» Barbosa Machado 3, 115, 116 ; Palha 1, 473; Arouca V 41. Monteverde 389 - 3505: «Raríssimo» Pinto de Matos, 396: «A Arte Militar é livro raro, e dele foi mandado um exemplar à Exposição de Paris de 1867. Vendeu-se um exemplar por 3$800 Castro, e outro por 8$950 Sousa Guimarães. Inocencio Francisco da Silva menciona um exemplar vendido por 6$000 reis». Inocêncio V, 306-307: «Luis Mendes de Vasconcelos, Comendador da Ordem de Cristo, Capitão-mor nas armadas do Oriente, onde militou muitos anos, e Governador de Angola pelos de 1617 a 1620. Foi natural de Lisboa, e não de Évora, como pareceu ao P. Francisco da Fonseca na sua Évora gloriosa, pag. 413. Ignoram se precisamente as datas em que nascera e morrera; porém sabe se que foi pai de Joanne Mendes de Vasconcelos, que tanto se distinguiu por seus feitos militares nas guerras da aclamação. Cumpre que em todo o caso se não confunda este escritor, apesar de contemporâneo, e da identidade dos nomes, com Fr. Luis Mendes de Vasconcelos, português, 54º Grão mestre da Ordem de Malta, cuja vida temos impressa em espanhol, e traduzida (vej. no Diccionario o artigo Miguel Lopes Ferreira). É este o que de certeza parece nascido em Évora pelos anos de 1550, e falecido em 1623 na ilha de Malta, onde jaz sepultado. Dele não consta que escrevesse cousa alguma. [.] Arte militar dividida em tres partes. [.] Impressa no termo de Alemquer, na quinta do Mascotte. Por Vicente Alvares 1612. 4.o gr. Não sem razão censurou Barbosa o erro em que caíram D. Nicolau António [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Perspective, avec la raison des ombres et miroir.

      [printed by Jan Mommaert, Brussels and Richard Field, London for] London, John Norton, and Frankfurt, widow of Hulsius, 1612 - Folio (425 x 275 mm), ff [70], with an engraved frontispiece by Cornelis Boel, and a total of 80 engravings comprising 15 small plates in text, 59 full-page and 2 double-page engravings, and four engraved flaps (one flap belonging to plate 31 pasted to plate 30), all flaps present; a fine, large copy in a contemporary silver gilt vellum binding with gilt coat-of-arms and gilt edges, ties absent. First edition (third issue), of the first comprehensive treatise on perspective published in England. A fine association copy with a fascinating royal provenance, with the conjoined arms of the House of Stuart and the Palatine Electorate; Elizabeth Stuart, whose brother was the dedicatee of this work, was tutored by de Caus and her husband, Frederick V, the Palatine Elector, employed de Caus in laying out the Palatine Gardens in Heidelberg (see below). The text is in four parts. The first part lists geometric principles and definitions, including the fundamental law of perspective: ‘The eye is the center of all things seen.’ The second part comprises 31 chapters and treats the following subjects in detail: the drawing of various objects in perspective, trompe l’oeil mural painting, anamorphosis, and the drawing of objects in oblique perspective. The third part, titled ‘Des Ombres’, examines shadows in perspective under varying intensities and directions of light. The fourth part, ‘Des Choses qui apparoissent aux Miroirs planes, & de la raison de Telles apparitions’, provides examples of mirrored objects in perspective on the basis of six theorems. Throughout, de Caus uses a method of ‘double projection’, which suggests he was familiar with earlier theories on perspective, including those of Leon Battista Alberti (1404–1472) and the Arab polymath Alhazen (Ibn al-Haytham, d. c. 1041). La perspective is among the earliest scientific works and the second on perspective to include paper flaps that serve an interpretive and explanatory purpose; the first was John Dee's Euclid, 1570 (see Le Goff). De Caus’s work introduced to England a mathematical and artistic tradition that originated with Piero della Francesca, Leon Battista Alberti, Leonardo da Vinci, and Albrecht Dürer. Although the work is not groundbreaking in its treatment of optics or mathematical perspective—it relies heavily on Dürer’s Unterweysung Der Messung (1525)—it provides a full and clear treatment of its subject, from optical and geometric principles to complex, annotated illustrations of perspectival forms and figures. The work also includes multiple examples of anamorphosis, with folding paper flaps that prompt the reader to view the distorted image from a correcting angle. The engravings accompanying the work ‘are amongst the finest and most sophisticated to be found in books bearing an English imprint from this period’; and although the engravings are unsigned, Alexander Marr has recently attributed them to the Flemish artist Cornelis Boel (ca 1576–1621). Boel is perhaps most well known for designing the engraved title-page of the King James Bible (1611). It is likely that de Caus would have met Boel—a fellow Huguenot and continental émigré—while they were in residence at Richmond Palace (see Marr, p 218-219). La perspective ‘was published in one edition with three issues. The first issue appeared under the imprint of Robert Barker with the date 1611, the second bears the imprint of John Norton and is dated 1612. The Hulsius firm [of Frankfurt] published a third issue sometime before 1615.’ The STC states that the third issue was published sometime after 1619, but the reuse of La perspective’s engraved title-page in a later work by de Caus—Les raisons des forces mouvantes (1615)—suggests that the third issue must have been published in 1613 or 1614, the year in which de Caus became Frederick V’s official engineer and architect in Heidelberg. The publisher of the third issue, Levinius Hulsius, ‘had been a pupil of Galileo, and at his Frankfurt shop he manufactured and [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lexicon pentaglotton, Hebraicum, Chaldeicum, Syriacum, Talmudico-Rabbinicum, & Arabicum. In quo omnes voces... adjectis hincinde Persicis, Aethiopicis & Turcisis, ordine alphabetico... Variorum item interpretum difficiles..

      Frankfurt, Johannis Jacobi Hennei, 1612. Full contemporary blind stamped vellum [8], 1992 columns, pp. [152] pp.; folio - 35x24 cm. - (binding stained, few pages with some (damp)stains, paper sl. browned, used) Although still very good, see picture. More pictures on request 'First edition, issued the same year as the Hanau edition, this Frankfurt edition is far rarer then the Hanau edition'

      [Bookseller: Boekhandel - Antiquariaat Emile Kerssema]
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        Circulus siue Liga Sveviae, Vulgo Schwabische Kraiß. - David Seltzlin describebat. 1572.' u. 'Basiliensis Territorii Descriptio Nova Auctore Sebastiano Munstero.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich n. David Seltzlin & Sebastian Münster b. Abraham Ortelius in Antwerpen, 1612, 32,5 x 50,5 van den Broecke 114 (diese Ausgabe wird jedoch nicht aufgeführt mit der Nr. 74). - 2 Karten auf 1 Blatt. - Baden-Württemberg und den heutigen bayrischen Regierungsbezirk Schwaben sowie die Umgebung von Basel. - Schwaben mit Titelbanderole u. Rollwerkkartusche mit Maßstab. - Basel mit Rollwerkkartsche und Maßstab.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Heroinae Noblissimae Ioanne Darc Lotharingiae vulgo Aurelianense Puellae historia.

      - Pont-à-Mousson, Melchior Bernard, 1612; in-8, 9 ff.n.ch. (y compris le feuillet de titre) + 251 pp. + 1pp.n.ch., plein veau du XVIIIe siècle, dos lisse orné à faux nerfs, pièce de titre rouge, triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats, filet sur les coupes, armes non identifiées en pied, tranches mouchetées (minimes manques de cuir à la coiffe inférieure et à une encoche de coiffe supérieure). Brunet III, 334 : "Ouvrage qui se trouve peu fréquemment" ; Weigert, Inventaire du Fonds français, Graveurs du XVIIe siècle, IV, pp. 489-490 (n° 385-387). Bibliotheca aureliana, XVIIe siècle, Pont-à-Mousson, p.170. Édition originale et unique, rare, de l'un des premiers monuments typographiques érigé à la gloire de Jeanne d'Arc. Elle est illustrée d'un beau titre-frontispice et de 2 portraits de Jeanne d?Arc gravés à l?eau-forte par Léonard Gaultier. Peu après l?assassinat de Henri IV, le pouvoir royal exhumait l?épopée de Jeanne d?Arc.Jean Hordal, jurisconsulte et professeur à Pont-à-Mousson, qui descendait par lesfemmes du troisième frère de la Pucelle, s?attacha à réunir l?ensemble des témoignages etdes renseignements épars sur l?héroïne. Il s?agit d?un des premiers ouvrages à présenter laPucelle, qui n?avait fait l?objet que de chroniques manuscrites au quinzième siècle et dontla littérature ne devait s?emparer qu?au milieu du dix-huitième siècle. Le feuillet de titre a été renforcé au XVIIIe siècle ; une bande de 2 cm de papier a été amputée de la marge inférieure du feuillet E4, en pied, avec manque d'un mot imprimé ; ex-libris manuscrits anciens sur la page de titre. Bon exemplaire malgré ces légers défauts. 1612 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Amateur]
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        Lexicon pentaglotton, Hebraicum, Chaldeicum, Syriacum, Talmudico-Rabbinicum, & Arabicum. In quo omnes voces. adjectis hincinde Persicis, Aethiopicis & Turcisis, ordine alphabetico. Variorum item interpretum difficiles.

      Frankfurt, Johannis Jacobi Hennei, 1612. - Full contemporary blind stamped vellum[8], 1992 columns, pp. [152] pp.; folio - 35x24 cm. - (binding stained, few pages with some (damp)stains, paper sl. browned, used) Although still very good, see picture. More pictures on request 'First edition, issued the same year as the Hanau edition, this Frankfurt edition is far rarer then the Hanau edition' 3140g [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Emile Kerssemakers ILAB]
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        Speculum juris, cum Ioan. Andreae, Baldi, reliquorumque clarissimorum I.V. Doctorum visionibus hactenus addi solitis ... Pars prima and secunda [ - Pars tertia and quarta]

      typis Wechelianis apud haeredes Ioannis Aubrij, 1612. Cm. 38,5, pp. (8) 348, 567 (1), 509 (1), 87 (77). Bella e monumentale legatura coeva in piena pelle di scrofa su assi di legno con dorso a sei nervi e incisioni a secco ai piatti. Timbretto di biblioteca privata al frontespizio: Miklos Kubinkyi (1840-1937), storico e giurista ungherese. Macchie alla legatura, sguardie rifatte, strappetto senza mancanze al frontespizio, antichi restauri all"angolo bianco di alcune carte (più evidenti all"ultima carta), lievi e sporadiche bruniture, peraltro esemplare nel complesso ben conservato. Guillaume Durand (1237-1297?), post-accursiano civilista d'origine provenzale, visse ed insegnò prevalentemente in Italia. Cresciuto alla scuola di Bologna lasciò ben presto l'insegnamento per dedicarsi alle cariche attribuitegli dalla Curia. Quest'opera, strutturata in quattro grandi sezioni (particulae), è finalizzata alla risistemazione dell'intero universo procedurale (civile, penale e canonico). L'opera, di straordinaria levatura dottrinale, si presenta nelle edizioni a stampa (compresa la presente) accompagnata dal commento di Giovanni d'Andrea e Baldo degli Ubaldi, a loro volta fra i più grandi giuristi della tradizione italiana. In definitiva Lo Speculum iudiciale rappresenta senza dubbio uno dei massimi capolavori della scienza giuridica europea. Rara edizione wecheliana in unico volume, corredata di repertorium aureum e index. Cfr. Kvk..

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        Historia Septem Infantium de Lara. Historia de los Siete Infantes de Lara .

      1612. . 1612 - Philippum Lisaert. Amsterdam (Antuerpiae). . 1 Vol. . 1H + 40 grabados pp. Cuarto Apaisado. Tela Artesanal. Grabados , Historia de España (Edad Media), Literatura Hispánica (Épica y caballería), Siglo XVII . Primera edición de la famosa historia de los Siete Infantes de Lara en grabados realizados por Otto Vaenio. Obra maestra de la calcografía europea del siglo XVII sobre la famosa leyenda castellana medieval. La delicadeza de los grabados viene dada por la riqueza de la indumentaria y el soporte históricos que utilizó el autor para dibujar los personajes que se ven reflejados en sus excelentes aguafuertes. Rarísimo libro y obra codiciada por los bibliófilos. Buen ejemplar en formato apaisado. Ex libris del Duc de Viollet. Los grabados están montados sobre un álbum. .

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        Reposo en la huida a Egipto

      Italia - SIMONE CANTARINI (1612-1648) Roma, ca. 1640. Perfecto estado de conservación. Un poco justo de márgenes. Ref.: Bartsch, 7; Bellini, 16. Siglo/Century: XVII Aguafuerte Papel verjurado Grabador/Engraver: Cantarini, Simone Dibujante/Draw Artist: Circa 1640 Altura papel/Paper height: 84 Anchura papel/Paper width: 124 Altura plancha/Plate height:80 Anchura plancha/Plate width: 122

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        Warhafftige Beschreibung und eigentliche Abbildung aller Züge und Victorien, zu Wasser unnd zu Landt,

      Leiden, Orlers & Haestens, 1612. - die Gott der Allmechtige den Hochmögenden Herrn Staten der Vereinigten Niderlendischen Provintzen verliehen hat, durch Rath und That des . Herrn Maurits von Nassau. Mit gestochenem Titel, 1 Wappenkupfer (Titel verso), 1 gestochenes Porträt, 2 doppelblattgrosse Kupferkarten, 41 Kupfertafeln (1 gefaltet 40 doppelblattgross), 3 Blatt, 256 (recte 252) Seiten, 2 Blatt, Pergamentband der Zeit, 33,5 x 21,5 cm, Einband etwas bestossen und angestaubt, innen unterschiedlich gebräunt, Titel und Portraits des angebundenen Titels im äußersten unteren Außeneck mit kleineren Wurmgängen, ohne die Schließbänder. Vorgebunden: Niderländischer Histori Emanuel von Meteren Supplementum, darinn was sich vom Jahr 1613 biß auff gegenwertiges 1620. denckwirdiges fast in der gantzen Welt sich zugetragen begriffen. Mit gestochenemTitel, 8 gestochenen Porträts, 2 Blatt, 684 (recte 500) Seiten, Arnheim, Janson, 1620. Zum 1. Titel : Erste deutsche Ausgabe. Kriegsgeschichte der Niederlande unter Moritz von Nassau. Interessant auch für die Geschichte der niederländischen Besitzungen in Übersee. Die Tafeln überwiegend mit Ansichten, Schlachten und Belagerungsszenen meist niederländischen sowie einiger deutscher Städte, darunter Antwerpen, Breda, Brefort, Deventer, Groningen, Moers, Lingen, Ostende, Rheinberg, Wachtendonk u.a. Ferner Seegefechte, Schiffe vor der spanischen Küste, Ansicht von Gran Canaria, Nowaja Semlja etc. Zum 2. Titel : Eine von mehreren Varianten (VD 17 gibt für diese Variante 6 Porträts an). Posthum erschienenes Supplement. Enthält u.a. Porträts von Hugo Grotius, Friedrich von der Pfalz und Gabor Bethlen.

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        Gesamtansicht von München und Heidelberg; darüber Stammbaum ('Bavariae Duces. Et Palatini Rhenenses .').

      - Kupferstich v. Dominicus Custos, 1612, 54 x 40

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Lachrimae lachrimarum.

      [London: Printed by Humphrey Lownes,, 1612 & 1613]. or The Distillation of Teares Shede For the untymely Death of The incomparable prince Panaretus. [Bound with:] — Lachrymae Lachrymarum or The Spirit of Teares Distilled … The third Edition, with Addition of His Owne. 2 works in 1 volume, small quarto (179 × 140 mm). 19th-century green straight-grain morocco by Thomson of Edinburgh (with ticket), lately rebacked to style, covers with blind decorative roll border and gilt ornaments inside corners, wide turn-ins gilt all round, gilt edges. Bookplate of Sir Thomas Brooke (1830–1908), of Armitage Bridge House, near Huddersfield. First work: white-line woodcut title with Prince Henry's arms, text within woodcut borders throughout, collates A-D4 (lacks final sig. D4, which has the woodcut border on recto but no text). Second work: white-line woodcut title with royal arms, text within woodcut borders on first 12 leaves, the remainder mostly letterpress save 2 leaves printed with white-line royal arms on black, collates A–B4, C8 (-C8, as issued), D–G4. Both works somewhat eccentrically collated, but textually complete. Somewhat closely trimmed, the second work neatly extended with plain paper at fore and lower edge margins to match the page size of the first, printed headlines and signatures in second work shaved. Overall, very good copies of two rare editions. First appearance of a rare lifetime publication of a poem by John Donne, in the third edition of these funerary verses for Prince Henry, bound together with the second edition. The sombre theme is echoed in the mise-en-page, the text predominately set in deep black woodcut borders with funerary ornaments either side. The promising life of Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales (1594–1612), eldest son of James VI of Scotland and I of England, was publically celebrated from the beginning. Nativity poems, banquets, tilts, and masques attended his birth; in his life, he inspired the praise of authors such as George Chapman, John Davies, Michael Drayton, Henry Peacham, and Francis Bacon, who dedicated the second edition of the Essays (1612) to him; and his sudden death from fever (now thought to be typhoid) was mourned in print by Thomas Campion, Joseph Hall, George Herbert, and Walter Ralegh, among others. Sylvester (1563–1618), who had depended on Prince Henry as his chief patron, was particularly effusive in his grief. The first and second editions also include elegies in English, French, Latin, and Italian by the royal tutor, Walter Quin. The third edition is in two parts: the second part has a letterpress divisional title, "Sundry Funeral Elegies..." dated 1613, and contains poems by John Donne ("Look to Me, Faith; and look to my Faith, God"), Sir William Cornwallis, Sir Edward Herbert, Sir Henry Goodyere, and Henry Burton. Hayward, in his English Poetry Catalogue, notes that, "with the exception of the Anniuersaries (1611, 1612) and the Elegie... on Prince Henry (printed in J. Sylvester's Lachrymae Lachrymarum, 1613), none of Donne's poems was printed in his lifetime". Both first and second editions are bibliographically complicated – the first edition appearing in various combinations of sheets that "may exist in reimpositions which have not yet been adequately studied" (ESTC). STC designates this variant "Anr. ed"., two of the three copies cited matching this in having A3r line 4 "Cædars" and B3r line 10 "Hee". In this variant the colophon is omitted from D4r (this leaf lacking in this copy), though it retains the frame of woodcuts.

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        Persia Sive Sophorum Regnum

      Artist: Hondius Hendrik ca ; issued in: Amsterdam; date: ca1612 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Some restoration at lower centerfold; - size (in cm): 38 x 50; - description: Map shows total Persia with a decorative cartouche.1. edition, print before description in the lower right cartouche.; - vita of the artist: "Jodocus Hondius (1563 ?1612) was a Dutch engraver, and cartographer. He is best known for his early maps of the New World and Europe, for re-establishing the reputation of the work of Gerard Mercator, and for his portraits of Francis Drake. He helped establish Amsterdam as the center of cartography in Europe in the 17th century. He was born in Wakken and grew up in Ghent. In his early years he established himself as an engraver, instrument maker and globe maker. In 1584 he moved to London to escape religious difficulties in Flanders.While in England, Hondius was instrumental in publicizing the work of Francis Drake, who had made a circumnavigation of the world in the late 1570s. In particular, in 1589 Hondius produced a now famous map of the bay of New Albion, where Drake briefly established a settlement on the west coast of North America. Hondius' map was based on journal and eyewitness accounts of the trip and has long fueled speculation about the precise location of Drake's landing, which has not yet been firmly established by historians. Hondius is also thought to be the artist of several well-known portraits of Drake that are now in the National Portrait Gallery in London.In 1593 he moved to Amsterdam, where he remained until the end of his life. In co-operation with the Amsterdam publisher Cornelis Claesz. in 1604 he purchased the plates of Gerard Mercator's Atlas from Mercator's grandson. Mercator's work had languished in comparison to the rival Theatrum Orbis Terrarum by Ortelius. Hondius republished Mercator's work with 36 additional maps, including several which he himself had produced. Despite the addition of his own contributions, Hondius gave Mercator full credit as the author of the work, listing himself as the publisher. Hondius' new edition of Mercator's work was a great success, selling out after a year. Hondius later published a second edition, as well as a pocket version Atlas Minor. The maps have since become known as the "Mercator/Hondius series".In the French edition of the Atlas Minor we find one of the first instances of a thematic map using map symbols. This is a map entitled Designatio orbis christiani (1607) showing the dispersion of major religions.[1]Between 1605 and 1610 he was employed by John Speed to engrave the plates for Speed's The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine.Hondius died, aged 48, in Amsterdam. After his death, his publishing work in Amsterdam was continued by his widow, two sons, Jodocus II and Henricus, and son-in-law Johannes Janssonius, whose name appears on the Atlas as co-publisher after 1633.[2] Eventually, starting with the first 1606 edition in Latin, about 50 editions of the Atlas were released in the main European languages. In the Islamic world, the atlas was partially translated by the Turkish scholar Katip Çelebi. The series is sometimes called the "Mercator/Hondius/Janssonius" series because of Janssonius's later contributions." [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Transylvania, Sibenburgen.

      Artist: Janssonius Johann ca ; issued in: Amsterdam; date: ca1612 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 33,5 x 42,5; - description: Map shows Transilvania in Rumania with a decorative title cartouche. Transilvania is a historical region located in what is today the central part of Romania. Bound on the east and south by its natural borders, the Carpathian mountain range, historical Transylvania extended westward to the Apuseni Mountains. The region of Transylvania is known for the scenic beauty of its Carpathian landscape and its rich history. It also contains major cities such as Cluj-Napoca, Bra_ov, Sibiu and Târgu Mure_. The Habsburgs acquired the territory shortly after the Battle of Vienna in 1683. In 1687, the rulers of Transylvania recognized the suzerainty of the Habsburg emperor Leopold I, and the region was officially attached to the Habsburg Empire. By 1541, the entire Balkan peninsula and most of Hungary, Moldavia, Wallachia, and Transylvania were under Ottoman suzerainty, preserving partial or full internal autonomy until the mid-19th century.( Transylvania until 1711). In 1600 it was ruled by the Wallachian prince Michael the Brave (Mihai Viteazul), who was considered, later on, the precursor of modern Romania and became a point of reference for nationalists, as well as a catalyst for achieving a single Romanian state.; - vita of the artist: "Johannes Janssonius (Jansson),( 1588- 1664) Amsterdam was born in Arnhem, the son of Jan Janszoon the Elder,a publisher and bookseller. In 1612 he married Elisabeth de Hondt, the daughter of Jodocus Hondius. He produced his first maps in 1616 of France and Italy. In 1623 Janssonius owned a bookstore in Frankfurt am Main, later also in Danzig, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Berlin, Königsberg, Geneva and Lyon. In the 1630s he formed a partnership with his brother in law Henricus Hondius, and together they published atlases as Mercator/Hondius/Janssonius.Under the leadership of Janssonius the Hondius Atlas was steadily enlarged. Renamed Atlas Novus, it had three volumes in 1638, one fully dedicated to Italy. 1646 a fourth volume came out with "English County Maps", a year after a similar issue by Willem Blaeu. Janssonius' maps are similar to those of Blaeu, and he is often accused of copying from his rival, but many of his maps predate those of Blaeu and/or covered different regions. By 1660, at which point the atlas bore the appropriate name "Atlas Major", there were 11 volumes, containing the work of about a hundred credited authors and engravers. It included a description of "most of the cities of the world" (Townatlas), of the waterworld (Atlas Maritimus in 33 maps), and of the Ancient World (60 maps). The eleventh volume was the Atlas of the Heavens by Andreas Cellarius. Editions were printed in Dutch, Latin, French, and a few times in German."

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        Description & representation de toutes les victoires Tant par eau que par terre, lesquelles Dieu a octroiees Aux Nobles, Hauts & Puissants Seigneurs [.] Des Provinces Unies du Pais-bas , souz la conduite & gouvernement de [.] Maurice de Nassau. Der Titel mit großer gestoch. allegorischer Einfassung, einem ganzs. Wappen- und einem ganzs. Portraitkupfer, 2 doppelblattgr. Karten und 41 doppelblatt-großen oder noch größeren Kupfertafeln.

      Leyden, Orlers und de Haestens 1612. - Kl.-2°. [4] Bll., 282 [recte 284] S. Neuer Halbleder-Band, ältere Pappdeckel, Goldschnitt, Seidenmoiré-Vorsätze. Stellenweise leicht stockfleckig, sonst nur geringf. Gebrauchsspuren. Der Titel bis in den Druck beschnitten. Die 1. Ansicht grob teilkoloriert. 5 Tafeln stärker gebräunt. Eine mehr als doppelbl.-große Tafel am linken Rand knapp, bis in die Abbildung, beschnitten. Mit Abbildungen von See- und Landschlachten, u.a. Bergen op Zoom, breda, Arnheim, Zutphen, Hulst, Koevorden, Groningen, Bredevoort, Gran Canaria, Wachtendonk, Antwerpen, Rheinberg (Niederrhein), Ostende, Gibraltar u. v. a. m. - Verherrlichung der protestantischen Seite mit den Eroberungen Wilhelms und Moritz' von Oranien. Die Kupfertafeln nach Vorlagen Abraham Hogenbergs (Th.-B. 17.308) von Bartholomeus Willemsz. Dolendo (Th.-B. 9.390) und Pieter Bast (Th.-B. 3.18). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Theophrasti Notationes Morum. Isaacus Casaubonus recensuit, in Latinum sermonem vertit et Libro Commentario illustravit. Edition tertia recognita, ac infinitis in locis ultra praecedentes aucta et locupletata. Cum indice necessario.

      Lugduni, Viduam Ant. De Harsy, 1612. - in-8. 8ff. 367pp. 6ff. Demi veau, dos à nerfs orné (Reliure du XIXs.). Première Edition définitive de la version donnée par le grand helléniste protestant Isaac Casaubon (1559-1614) des Caractères de Théophraste, avec ses commentaires. Casaubon avait d'abord publié en 1592 une édition partielle du texte grec de Théophraste contenant 23 caractères, accompagnée de la traduction latine et de commentaires. La présente édition offre, pour la première fois, la version définitive de son travail avec 5 caractères supplémentaires et un commentaire beaucoup plus étendu, qui occupe les pp. 81 à 350. La première édition du texte grec des célèbres "Caractères" du philosophe grec, vit le jour à Nuremberg en 1527, accompagnée de la version latine par Pirkheimer. Mais c'est cette traduction commentée de Casaubon qui fit autorité. Le savant Scaliger lui écrivait notamment, après en avoir pris connaissance : "A peine j'eus gouté à tes 'Charactères de Théophraste' j'en fus transporté. Je ne pus m'empêcher de faire ton éloge avec toute la chaleur que donne l'amitié et cependant tout ce que j'ai pu dire reste très en dessous de ce que mérite ton génie". Le travail de Casaubon a servi de modèle aux études ultérieures et notamment à La Bruyère qui traduisit d'abord Théophraste, avant de l'imiter et d'ajouter à ceux du philosophe grec, ses propres "Caractères" inspirés des mœurs de son temps. "Il semble établi que la traduction de Théophraste a été faite par La Bruyère surtout d'après la traduction latine de Casaubon complétée par le commentaire de cet érudit" (Julien Benda). Sur une page de garde figure cette inscription de l'époque: "Guido Patinus, Bellovacus, Doctor Medicus Parisiensis et Professor regius. 1656. Foelix qui potuit". Il s'agit de l'inscription autographe de l'écrivain et médecin français Guy Patin (1602-1672), ami de Gabriel Naudé et de Jean Riolan, à qui ce volume a appartenu. Bon exemplaire. Cf. Julien Benda in: "Œuvres Complètes de La Bruyère" (Pleiade, 1951). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        LES OEUVRES DU Sr DU VAIR, Premier Président au Parlement de Provence, COMPRISES EN CINQ PARTIES. Dernière édition, revue et corrigée 1612

      Jean Osmont 1612 - A Rouen, chez Jean Osmont, 1612. Dernière édition, revue et corrigée. 1 fort volume in-8, 2 ff - 1241 pp. Reliure plein parchemin souple de l'époque, dos lisse. Contient : 1 - Les Actions oratoires ; 2 - Arrests sur questions notables ; 3 - L'Eloquence française ; 4 - Traittez Philosophiques ; 5 - Traittez de piété et Sainctes méditations. * Guillaume Du Vair (1560-1621) débuta sa carrière au Parlement de Paris à la fin du règne d?Henri III avant d?être nommé Maître des requêtes par Henri IV et envoyé en Provence afin de présider à la Cour souveraine de Justice de Marseille (1596), puis à sa dissolution, au Parlement d?Aix (1599). Nommé garde des sceaux par la régente Marie de Médicis en 1616, il sera révoqué quelques mois plus tard, jusqu?à ce que Louis XIII, en 1617, ne le rétablisse. Ecrivain adroit, son oeuvre littéraire date principalement de la Ligue, et fait de lui un représentant du néo-stoïcisme. Ses réflexions sur l?éloquence eurent une part notable dans les manuels de littérature jusqu?au début du XXe siècle. Orateur de talent, certains de ses discours sont restés fameux telle la « suation pour l?arrêt de la manutention de la loi salique », où il prend parti pour Henri de Navarre, héritier du trône de France selon les lois fondamentales du royaume. Pendant les vingt années qu?il passa en Provence, il eut l?occasion de faire de nombreux discours. Certains ont été réunis dans la première partie de cet ouvrage. * Reliure du 17e siècle avec traces d'usage, 1er plat avec bords un peu rognés, une tache (mouillure) sur le 2e plat, et traces de mouillure sur les dernières pages dans le coin sup. droit, intérieur propre, un peu bruni, sans piqûres. Dans l'ensemble, un bon exemplaire. - Poids livre : 730 g 730 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        DE LA GLOIRE ET MAGNIFICENCE DES ANCIENS

      Claude MALINGRE Senonois - Sieur de Saint-Lazare( Le Senonois est la partie méridionale de la Champagne : pays de France le long de la riviere d'Yonne, faisant partie du grand gouvernement de Champagne )_________________LA GLOIRE ET MAGNIFICENCE DES ANCIENSEnrichie de Belles Antiquités recueillies de plusieurs bons Auteurs et Graves Historiens1612 - à Paris Chez Pierre LE MUR, rue Traversine près la Porte Saint Victor( Boulevard Saint-Germain, vers Maubert )PREMIÈRE ÉDITION COLLATION : 1 Volume - ABSOLUMENT COMPLET - 304 pages, et 6 pages de Table des Matières.FORMAT : 11 x 15,5 cmRELIURE : Reliure Plein Parchemin d'Époque - Dos Long à Inscriptions Manuscrites NoiresILLUSTRATIONS : Vignette Armoriée en Page de TitreTHÈME : Remarquables : Ouvrages, Sépultures et Cérémonies des AnciensÉTAT : Bon état général - Vélin filigrané resté frais - AUCUNE ROUSSEUR - Le haut externe de la page de Titre est fragilisé, mais complet - Le Coin haut du plat supérieur de la reliure a été plié et présente un très petit manque de parcheminPOIDS : 190 grammes Pour une Remise en Mains propres sur Paris, me contacter ; sinon port à la charge de l'acquéreur ( 16 € en Colissimo Recommandé Ad Valorem pour la France métropolitaine --- Indemnisation 600 € )

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        Tableau de l'inconstance des mauvais anges et démons, où il est amplement traité des sorciers et de la sorcellerie. Livre tres-utile et necessaire non seulement aux juges, mais à tous ceux qui vivent sous les loix chrestiennes. Avec un discours contenant la procedure faite par les Inquisiteurs d'Espagne & de Navarre, à 53 magiciens, apostats, juifs & sorciers, en la ville de Logrogne en Castille, le 9 novembre 1610.

      Tableau de l'inconstance des mauvais anges et démons, où il est amplement traité des sorciers et de la sorcellerie. Livre tres-utile et necessaire non seulement aux juges, mais à tous ceux qui vivent sous les loix chrestiennes.Avec un discours contenant la procedure faite par les Inquisiteurs d'Espagne & de Navarre, à 53 magiciens, apostats, juifs & sorciers, en la ville de Logrogne en Castille, le 9 novembre 1610.Paris, Nicolas Buon, 1612; in-4; [18] leafs, 571 [+1] pages, [12] leafs, bound in speckled begining C 19th calf, boards tooled with gilt floral border, spine with five raise bands, stampled in gilt in compartments, gilt morocco lettering label, edges speckled red, marbled endpapers. One of the first two original editions published in 1612, the other was released by "Jean Berjon". Our copy contains, facing the title page, a folding engraving: "Description de l'assemblée des sorciers qu'on appelle Sabbat" signed by Crespin. According to Grillot de Givry, the original of this representation was a lost painting by Bartholomaeus Spranger.De Lancre's work is a core text of the french witchcraft. Not only that it contains one of the most detailed accounts of the witches' Sabbath that survives (almost one third of the work describes the Sabbath in elaborated detail), but it is also crucial to understanding the historical context of the great witchcraft persecutions of the 16th and 17th centuries. The text is the more important considering that the original trial records on which it is based were destroyed in the 18th century, so that it remains as a singular witness to the prosecution. Magistrate of the Bordeaux Parlement, Pierre de Lancre (1553-1631) was charged by Henri IV with conducting a famous witch hunt in 1609 in Labourd, in the Basque region of France situated in the extreme southwest bordering Spain and Navarre. Here, over four months he sentences to death several dozen persons. The account of his criminal investigation laid the foundations for the anthropology of the Basque Country for three centuries. The book contains also a precise account of a giant celebration of punishment and forgiveness for sins of witchcraft hold by the Spanish Inquisition in the city of Logrono on 7 and 8 november 1610. A lot of other topics are also covered, such as witches transformation, the Sabbath feast, Satan's coupling with witches, lycanthropy, the witches' mark, healing through illicit means or the pact with the devil. Modern research has established that De Lancre's standpoint is not so much that of a witchcraft theorist (as in the case of his contemporaries Bodin or Del Rio) but rather that of the ethnographer. He was married to the grand-niece of Montaigne.A remarkable well preserved copy of this extremley rare and weird work, very clean inside in a magnificent binding. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Paris, Nicolas Buon, 1612; in-4 de [18] feuillets, 571 [+1] pages, [12] feuillets, reliure du début du XIXe siècle veau porphyre, petite dentelle, dos à nerfs orné de motifs dorés, pièce du titre rouge, tranches rouges. Notre exemplaire contient en tête une grande gravure en taille douce signée de Crespin et repliée: "Description de l'assemblée des sorciers qu'on appelle Sabbat".Pierre de Lancre, érudit et homme de cour, était conseiller au parlement de Bordeaux, quand il fut envoyé par Henri IV dans le pays de Labourd, province du Pays basque français, pour y instruire plusieurs procès en sorcellerie. Selon Pierre Larousse, "il fit infliger des tortures atroces à tous ces malheureux et en fit brûler vifs plus de cinq cents qui, à la suite des tortures, s"étaient reconnus coupables de magie et de sorcellerie". Le ''Tableau de l'inconstance des mauvais anges'' qu'il publia in 1612 lui valut d'être nommé conseiller d'état."Volume assez recherché et peu commun." (Brunet, III, 809); "Livre curieux, l'un des plus recherchés sur les procès de sorcellerie." (Caillet, III, 6064); Dorbon, Bibliotheca esoterica, no 2467, for an incomplete copy of the original edition from 1612, Guaita 461

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        IL PASSAGGIERE. THE PASSENGER: OF BENVENUTO ITALIAN, PROFESSOUR OF HIS NATIVE TONGUE FOR THESE NINE YEERES IN LONDON : DIVIDED INTO TWO PARTS, CONTAINING SEAVEN EXQUISITE DIALOGUES IN ITALIAN AND ENGLISH

      London: printed by T[homas]. S[nodham]. for Iohn Stepneth, and are to be sold at his shop at the west-end of Paules Church, 1612. FIRST EDITION. This conversation manual by an Italian teacher based in London offers an intriguing glimpse into the lives and concerns of the wealthier classes in 17th century Europe. An early effort to teach language through dialogue, the book is part cultural history, part guide to better health, and it is clear evidence of the importance of the study of Italian in Elizabethan and Jacobean England. The seven dialogues cover subjects from health to travel to servants, with Italian and English text on facing pages. Many of the dialogues begin with phrases that will be familiar to all beginning language students: greeting others, selecting items of clothing, asking prices or directions, ordering food. As the conversations progress, they explore various topics that one might expect to encounter in polite society. An early morning exchange between master and servant evolves into a discussion of the importance of sleep, the optimal amount of sleep for good health, and the significance of dreams. A dialogue that begins with ordering meals leads to an involved colloquy about the benefits and disadvantages of fasting and abstinence; the virtues and defects of bread, butter, meat, dairy, and eggs; diet recommendations for the healthy and the sick; the best diet for each season; and the importance of a walk after dinner. Other dialogues include advice for travellers, observations on the political situation and life at court, and finally a discussion of that most eternally fascinating topic: love. This is an extraordinarily rare book, probably because it was the sort of volume subjected to hard use: in addition to ours, we could trace only two copies in ABPC and RBH since 1948.. 205 x 155 mm. (8 x 6"). 18 p.l., 611, [1] pp. (601-08 misnumbered 561-68), [8] leaves. FIRST EDITION. New unlettered limp vellum in imitation of the original binding by Courtland Benson. STC 1896. Half a dozen gatherings a little browned, occasional mild foxing or small rust spots, additional trivial imperfections, otherwise an excellent copy, clean and very fresh, in a pleasing new binding. This conversation manual by an Italian teacher based in London offers an intriguing glimpse into the lives and concerns of the wealthier classes in 17th century Europe. An early effort to teach language through dialogue, the book is part cultural history, part guide to better health, and it is clear evidence of the importance of the study of Italian in Elizabethan and Jacobean England. The seven dialogues cover subjects from health to travel to servants, with Italian and English text on facing pages. Many of the dialogues begin with phrases that will be familiar to all beginning language students: greeting others, selecting items of clothing, asking prices or directions, ordering food. As the conversations progress, they explore various topics that one might expect to encounter in polite society. An early morning exchange between master and servant evolves into a discussion of the importance of sleep, the optimal amount of sleep for good health, and the significance of dreams. A dialogue that begins with ordering meals leads to an involved colloquy about the benefits and disadvantages of fasting and abstinence; the virtues and defects of bread, butter, meat, dairy, and eggs; diet recommendations for the healthy and the sick; the best diet for each season; and the importance of a walk after dinner. Other dialogues include advice for travellers, observations on the political situation and life at court, and finally a discussion of that most eternally fascinating topic: love. This is an extraordinarily rare book, probably because it was the sort of volume subjected to hard use: in addition to ours, we could trace only two copies in ABPC and RBH since 1948.

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        Conceptos del amor de Dios escritos por la beata Madre Theresa de Jesus sobre algunas palabras de los Cantares de Salomon. Con unas annotaciones del Padre M. Fray Geronymo Gracian de la Madre de Dios Carmelitano.

      En Bruselas, por Roger Velpio, y Huberto Antonio, 1612, (13)-194 pp. ; (suivi de) ; -2) GRACIAN DE LA MADRE DE DIOS (Jeronimo). Conceptos del divino amor, sobre los ocho libros de los Cantares de Salomon. Declarados por le Maestro Fray Geronymo Gracian de la Madre de Dios, religioso de la orden de Nuestra Señora del Carmen. En Brusselas, por Roger Velpio y Huberto Antonio, 1612, (16)-248 pp. ; demi-chagrin, à coins, dos à nerfs. - soit 2 ouvrages en 1 vol. in-12 ; Rarissime réunion de deux commentaires du Cantique des cantiques, le livre sacré le plus dangereux à commenter de l'époque ; le premier par Sainte-Thérèse, le second par son grand ami et principal collaborateur, le Père Gratien de la Mère de Dieu.1) Figure sur bois au verso du titre, représentant Jésus-Christ assis et liant d'un ruban le cœur que Sainte-Thérèse lui présente, avec une légende en langue flamande.2e édition (E.O. : 1611), donnée par le Père Gratien. Très rare.Peeters-Fontaines 518 ; USTC 5016 379 ; CCPB 00645733-9 ; IB B45228.On ne localise que 5 exemplaires de cette édition, 4 en Espagne (Burgos, Archivo Silveriano ; Madrid, Biblioteca del Senado, Biblioteca nacional de España et Descalzas reales) et un exemplaire en Allemagne (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek).Cette 2e édition "est entièrement distincte de celle de 1611." (Peeters-Fontaines). Elle a été corrigée et certains passages modifiés par le Père Gratien.La première édition imprimée en Espagne est de 1613.Concepts de l'amour de Dieu."Il s'agit d'un commentaire à quelques versets du Cantique des cantiques ; de là le titre primitif : Méditations sur les cantiques. On trouve une allusion à ce texte dans une lettre de 1575 et dans les Demeures de l'âme. Peu après, un confesseur -Yanguas ?- lui aurait demandé de brûler le manuscrit, car le sujet était scabreux : l'Inquisition venait d'ordonner l'arrestation de Louis de Léon, précisément à cause de sa traduction du Cantique des cantique. Plusieurs copies ont été conservées, ce qui a permis au P. Jérôme Gratien de publier le texte à Bruxelles en 1611." (J. Perez, Thérèse d'Avila, p. 1).2) Pp. 235 à 248 : Arte breve de amar a Dios, dividita en ocho reglas legum las ocho, que ponen los cantores para saber cantar.Edition originale. Rarissime.Palau 106825 ; Peeters-Fontaines, Biblio. des impressions espagnoles des Pays-Bas méridionaux 518 bis ; CCPB 00036925 (3 exemplaires localisés, dont 2 incomplets) ; IB B4844 ; USTC 5017443.On ne connaît que 4 exemplaires de ce rarissime ouvrage : 3 dans les bibliothèques espagnoles, dont 2 incomplets (Burgos, Archivo silvenario ; Vigo, Seminario mayor San Jose et Madrid, Biblioteca del Palacio Real) et celui de la collection Isidoro Fernandez, cité par Palau.Bien qu'il soit très souvent confondu, cet ouvrage est entièrement différent de celui de Sainte-Thérèse, publié en 1611 et en 1612 par le même Père Gratien.Le commentaire de Sainte-Thérèse sur le Cantique des cantiques a été toléré par l'Inquisition espagnole. Par contre, elle a sévèrement poursuivi celui du Père Gratien. Il figurait encore dans l'Indice Ultimo de los libros prohibidos publié à Madrid en 1790. Ce qui explique sa grande rareté."Gratien, Jérôme de la Mère de Dieu (1545-1614). Grand ami et principal collaborateur de Thérèse pour la Réforme, dont il fut le premier provincial. Thérèse lui fit vœu d'obéissance. Après la mort de Thérèse, il fut injustement exclu de l'Ordre (1592) mais continua à propager l'œuvre thérésienne, en aidant aux fondations en Belgique et en faisant publier le livre des Fondations." (Carmel, n° 143, mars 2012).

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        De Aqvis medicatis nova methodvs libris qvatvor comprehensa. Agitvr In iis de Fontibus celebribus, Thermis, Balneis universae Europae, & potissimùm Ducatus VVirtembergici, eorum mixtuionibus, Metallis, succisinuestigandi, vtendi modo, ac eorum viribus. Item de varijs fossilibus stirpibus & insectis, quorum plurimae figurae siue icones & Regionum Tabulae adduntur.- Montisbeligardi: Apud Iacobvm Foillet, M.DC.XII. [1612].- [Sigue:] Historiae fontis et balnei admirabilis Bollensis Liber qvartvs. De Lapidivus metalicis qve miro natvrae artificio in ipsis terra visceribvs figuratis, nec non de stirpibus, insectis, auibus, aliisquam animalibus, partim in putei penetralibus, dum eius venas aquileges fodiendo perscrutantur, partim in vicinia inuent

      Montisbeligardi: Apud Iacobvm Foillet 1612 - [Para pedidos desde fuera de España, por favor, consulte las condiciones de venta y envío, tipo B. / For orders to be delivered outside Spain, please, let you see our sale and shipping terms, type B. / Pour les commandes à livrer hors d'Espagne, s'il vous plait, voyez les conditions de vente et de livraison, type B.].- // 4º, (188x138mm.); De Aqvis.: (24), 291, (1); sign.: )(4, ):(4, 2):(4, a-z4, Aa-Nn4, Oo2.- Historiae fontis.: (8), 222, (26) p.; sign.: a-z4, Aa-Ff4, *-*4, G-H4, I-I2 [*4, blanca, ausente]; 336 grabados xilográficos intercalados; el cuaderno * recoge el apéndice Paralipomena, que falta con frecuencia.- // Encuadernación s. XVII en media piel con papel marmoreado; lomo liso decorado con siete cuarteles, seis de ellos con un sol y el otro con tejuelo en marroquín rojo; cortes tintados en rojo. Cofia, pie, planos, cantos y puntas rozados; guarda delantera desprendida; primer cuaderno acidificado; portada de segunda obra con pérdida del tercio inferior, sustituido por papel; las hojas de los dos últimos cuadernos (con el final del libro cuarto, la 'Paralipomena' y los índices) encuadernadas en desorden.- // Proc.: Exlibris manuscrito, letra s. XVII (en la portada de la primera obra) del doctor en filosofía y medicina Francisci Shomer (?).- // Refs.: Agassiz & Strickland, I, pp. 212-213; Banks, I, p. 244; Carrére, 81; Gatterer, I, pp 72-73; Melvin & Jahn, p. 10; Pritzel, 500; Schuh, Jean Bauhin; VD16 B 850, B 853, ZV 1127; Vosmaer, p. 1; Walleriana, 786-787.- // El médico suizo Johann Bauhin (hermano del botánico Caspar Bauhin), que se trasladó a la corte del duque Federico I de Würtemberg como médico, fue clasificado en el Index de 1632 como autor de clase 1, lo que para los católicos implicaba la prohibición completa de la lectura de cualquiera de sus obras. El Index estableció, pese a ello, una excepción: sí que podía leerse la Historia novi et admirabilis fontis balneiqve Bollensis, esta que ofrecemos.La obra se estructura en cuatro libros de los que los tres primeros, sin ilustraciones, se recogen en un impreso, y el cuarto, plagado de ellas, en otro. Si el primero de los impresos recoge la historia del spa de Boll Bad (el célebre spa del Duque Federico, actualmente sede del diaconato Evangelico-luterano de Württemberg), dando cuenta de sus fuentes termales, del uso médico de sus aguas y de las enfermedades tratadas con ellas, el segundo sobrecoge. Es un repertorio de las plantas, animales y fósiles que podían encontrarse en su entorno. En esa relación, Bauhin hace constantes referencias a las obras de otros autores clásicos y coetáneos, criticando a muchos de estos últimos porque no ?pasean? para recoger muestras y ?ver la realidad? Para mejor ilustrarla, incluyó 214 grabados de taco de fósiles y minerales (pp. 1-54); tacos de 56 clases diferentes de manzanas ?indicando cómo sabían y en qué estado de madurez estaban el día que las probó, generalmente en septiembre? (pp. 56-101) y de 41 clases de pera (pp. 102-138); y otros 22 grabados ?incluyendo una impresionante col, 13 de insectos y 7 de tres tipos de setas (pp. 165, 214-216)? mientras ofrecía la relación de los más de 500 tipos de plantas, frutas y animales que se podían encontrar en los alrededores, para terminar con el cáñamo y 3 grabados de cómo se trabajaba para poder ser empleado en Württemberg. Sin embargo, la identificación de esta obra, que figura encabezando las bibliografías de pomología y de fósiles, que aparece en las de aguas medicinales, geología, o botánica, ha traído no pocos quebraderos de cabeza e identificaciones erróneas debido a que parece que se publicó varias veces, siempre como dos obras diferentes simultáneas que se vendieron casi siempre como una sola. El origen de estos problemas reside en que, aunque no hayamos visto que así haya sido señalado, solo se imprimió una vez. Aunque hoy se nos antoje que una obra tan extraordinaria y peculiar no suscitara interés, lo cierto es que, o exageraron la tirada inicial, o en su momento fue [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plaidoyé (.) faict en Parlement les 17 & 20 décembre, mil six cens onze. Pour les Pères Iésuites demandeurs, & requérans l'entérinement des lettres patentes à eux octroyées par Sa Maiesté, de pouvoir enseigner toute sorte de sciences, selon leur institut en l'Université de Paris. Contre les opposans de l'Université. Et pour response au plaidoyé de Maistre Pierre de La Martelière, leur advocat.

      Paris, Claude Chappelet 1612 - in-8, 480 pp., [35] ff. n. ch. (attestations, errata, privilège), maroquin cerise, dos à nerfs, simple filet doré sur les coupes, tranches dorées, simple filet doré en encadrement sur les contreplats, le tout dans emboîtage cartonné de papier marbré (Devauchelle). Bel exemplaire. Edition originale. - Cette pièce, dont la rédaction a parfois été attribuée au Père Coton lui-même, porte en tout cas la signature expresse de l'avocat Jacques de Montholon (1555-1622), que les Jésuites avaient choisi pour être leur avocat dans la cause qui les opposait à l'Université des maîtres et étudiants de Paris, et qui, avec plusieurs rebondissements judiciaires, durait depuis la fin du règne de Henri IV et l'affaire Châtel. Backer & Sommervogel II, 1552 (15). - Discute, mais finalement ne retient pas l'attribution traditionnelle au P. Coton. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Rare Antique Botanical Print-IRIS BULBOSA-HISPANICA-Sweerts-1612

      - Plate 35: 1-5. Iris bulbosa. 6. Iris hispanica. Several Iris species. Copperplate engraving on verge type handlaid paper. Watermark present. Description: This plate originates from: 'Florilegium Amplissimum et Selectissimum.' by Emanuel Sweerts, published by Anthonius Kempner, Frankfurt, 1612. Later editions exist. This specific edition unknown, but 17th c. Valuable, very rare.Artists and Engravers: Author: Emanuel Sweerts (1552-1612). Engravers: Several unidentified engravers. Condition: Excellent. General age related toning and occasional light staining. Please study scan. Storage location: DP-A3-101-04 The overall size is ca. 11 x 16.1 inch. The image size is ca. 8.3 x 12.2 inch. The overall size is ca. 28 x 41 cm. The image size is ca. 21 x 31 cm.

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        Dispensatorium Pharmacorum Omnium [with] Leges ac Statuta Ampliss. Senatus Norimbergensis ad Medicos, Pharmacopoeos, & alios pertinentia

      Nuremberg: Paulus Kaufmann, 1612. Later Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Contemporary rolled pigskin, elaborately decorated, minor damage in a few spots, remains of ties, worming to one corner, a lovely binding overall, dated 1616 on the cover; extra endleaves added (likely for notes, but not used). A finely printed large format edition of Cordus's influential pharmacopeia. (12), 295, (8), (11)pp. The short law section with a separate title page. Cordus (1515-1544) was the author of one of the Renaissance's first major herbals, and this, the first real (surviving) pharmacopoeia which was prepared in manuscript in 1542 but was so popular in Nuremberg that they printed it and it became the official pharmacopoeia of the city. Cordus, remarkably given his young age and other accomplishments, is most famous for his discovery of a method for synthesizing ether. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Medicine & Health; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 046539.

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        Institvtio Christianae Religionis, Quae ad superiores editiones bac postrema, omnium emendatissima locupletissimaque recens addita sunt, statim post ipsius authoris Praefationem ad Regem Christianiss. insetra ad lectorem admonitio beuiter indicat.

      Geneve, Esaiam le Preux 1612. (16) 541 (2), 82 folia. Contemporary Vellum, 8° (some wormholes in the index).

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        Opera] Fastorum lib. VI, Tristium lib. V, De Ponto lib. IV, In Ibim. ad Liviam. [Leiden], ex officina Plantiniana Raphelengii, 1611 [Gebonden met:] Metamorphoseon libri XV. [Leiden], ex officina Plantiniana Raphelengii, 1612.

      - Contemporary parchment binding. Title shield on spine is partly missing. 115 x 65 mm, 12º: A-X#8, 335 [1] pp.; 2A-2S#8, 286 [2] pp.; 2A-2F#8, 2P#8 (-2P1,2,3) 2Q#8, pp. 1-96 and 231-256. Three title pages with printer’s mark of Plantijn. In the third part, the pages 97 to 230 are missing. Collected works of Publius Ovidius Naso (43 BC – 17 AC), one of the best Latin poets from the Golden Age of August. The binder has left out the quires 2G to 2O from the third part – no doubt on instructions of the owner of the book – and thus has left out all erotic poetry that Ovid wrote: 'Amores,’ Ars amatoria’ and ‘Remedia amoris.’ This last poem has maintained its last page in this edition, because on the reverse side of this poem begins the poem ‘Medicamina faciei femineae.’ However, the text of ‘Remedia amores’ that has been printed, is carefully made unreadable with pen.

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        DISQUISITIONUM MAGICARUM LIBRI SEX

      - Disquisitionum magicarum libri sex . Auctore Martino Del Rio Societatis Iesu .- Moguntiae, apud Johannem Albinum, 1612; en 4º mayor holandesa del XVII, 12 hh., incluida portada a dos tintas, 1070 pp. Texto enmarcado, a dos columnas y con apostillas marginales. En portada pertenece escrito a tinta de época en parte inferior. Palau nº 268275. La primera edición del Juicio a la Magia es de 1599 - 1600, Lovaina, Geraldi Rivii, en tres tomos. Buen estado de conservacionObra de la que se hicieron muchas ediciones en los siglos XVII y XVIII. Del Río traza una conexión entre brujas y herejes. El libro fue popular tanto entre católicos como entre protestantes, y fue uno de los libros usados en la famosa caza de brujas de Salem, en 1692. Julio Caro Baroja lo considera uno de los principales tratadistas que contribuyeron a la definición del delito de brujería.

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        Artillerie, c'est a dire: Vraye instruction de l'artillerie et de toutes ses appartenances. Avec une declaration de tout ce qui est de l'office d'un general d'icelle, tant en un siege, qu'en un lieu assiegé. Item des batteries, contre-batteries, ponts, mines & galleries, & de toutes fortes de machines requises au train: Avec un enseignement de preparer toute sorte de feux artificiels, tant pour xesiouyr ses amis, que pour molester & endommager, & par eau & par terre ses ennemis. Le tout recueill

      Contemporary vellum, lower right corner of front and corner of back cover damaged, else a very good copy of this rare edition, with a contemporary ownership mark at the final endpaper. pag.: [6] 144, 6. With engr. titleborder with a centrepiece titlepage mounted, woodcut printer's device on the typographic titlepage and 29, mostly double-page folded engravings. 2: PI, PI2 A-S4 a4 (a4 blank). Diego Ufano was associated with the Spanish armies in the Netherlands. His book on artillerie first appeared in 1612. The first edition of the French translation was published in Zutphen in 1621. According to Simoni this edition was based on the French edition that was published in Frankfurt in 1614, for which Theodor de Bry copied the original plates (which are subsequently copied in our edition), and printed by Paulus van Ravesteyn at Amsterdam, with the ‘nobilitas' device of Theodore Rodenburgh he used. Apparently Johannes Janssonius in Amsterdam bought the remaining copies of the Zwolle publisher and republished the book als a title-issue. He simply added a new titlepage, consisting of an engraved border with a new titlepage pasted on in the centre. In his work Ufano describes a method used for salving guns, which had to be recovered after being lost occasionally when armies crossed rivers. The illustration shows one of the earliest depictions of a diver, using a large hood made of cow's hide. A respiration tube was connected to his helmet and was kept above by a pig's blatter, allowing the diver to breathe when he didn't go any deeper then a few meters. B0119 B0119

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        L'Evandro. Tragedia di Francesco Bracciolini. All'illust.mo et Reverendiss.mo Sig. il Sig. Cardinale Barberino. Prefetto della segnatura di Giustitia & Legato di N.S. a Bologna.

      - Firenze, Appresso i Giunti, 1612. PRIMA EDIZIONE. In 8vo; elegante legatura in mezza pelle; carte 48. Axs

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        Christ at the column (after flagellation)

      Christ at the column after being flagelled. On the right background priests from the temple. Signatures and date at the bottom left and right: 'Dionisio Calvart pinx., Jac Matham sculp. 1612' 'N. de Clerck exc. ' Above Calvaert's name:'Cum privil. Sa. Cae. M.'Four lines Latin text in two columns in margin:'Jam cuncta passus,... maior Agno victima. / T. Schevelius.' [Theodor Schrevelius] Engraving on paper, trimmed to platemark; total: 299 x 220 mm; state II/4; Hollstein 38; yellowed and dirty, weak lower margins; B. 84; Bergmans 181

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        Institutionum linguae turcicae libri quatuor quorum I Continens partem isagoges grammaticae turcicae priorem de orthographia turcarabicaII... partem posteriorem de etymologia Turcorum III Complectiitur diversa linguae turcicae exercitia and duas proverbiorum turcicorum centurias IV Dictionarium est latino turcicum and vicissim turcico latinum Authore in ms descriptore Hieronymo Megisero... Leipzig sumptibus authoris 1612

      COLLATION: )?(8, A1,?? , A2-8, B-E8 F4 (-F4 blank); Aa-FF8 Gg4 (Gg4 blank); 3A-3C8 ; 4A-4G8 4H² , woodcut on verso of 4H1, colophon on 4H2recto. Contents: )?(1a title (verso blank); )?(2-8a dedication()?(8b blank); A1a title to part 1;A1b Petrus Kirstenius lectori; ?1a-?2a dedicatory verses by Megiser to Hector von Ernaw (see below); ?2b blank; A2a F3verso -text of part 1; Aa-Gg3verso - text of part 2; 3A-3C7recto- text of part 3; 4A1-4H1recto - text of part 4; 4H1verso- woodcut of Megiser's arms; 4H2recto - verses 'Ad insignia H. Megiseri' by Peter Ailber* and colophon (verso blank). Interleaved: the leaves have been foliated 1-421 (inclusive of blanks) and on the final pastedown is a note about the number of printed (169) and the number of written (95) leaves totalling 264. *Ailber (1587-1648) theologian and writer (see VD17) was at this time rector of the school in Prague. BINDING: Vellum manuscript leaf (Daniel xiii, Susannah and the elders; oddly enough Megiser's teacher N. Frischlin wrote a comedy called Susanna) with title written on spine, and two inscriptions in Arabic on upper cover, one reading 'Law kana allah ma'na, Man yakunu 'alaina' (If God be for us, who can be against us?) [Romans viii. 31]                                                                               

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        Minerva Britanna or a garden of heroical Devises furnished and adorned with Emblemes and Impresas of sundry natures Newly devised moralized and published By Henry Peacham Mr of Artes

        First Edition. Small 4to. [Text: 200 x 150 mm]. [xv], 100, [4 (blank, title to Part 2, blank, "The Author to his Muse")], 101-212, [1 (blank)] pp. Title within an elaborate woodcut architectural frame with a vignette in the centre of a hand emerging from behind a curtain and writing on a scroll, large woodcut of the crest of Henry, Prince of Wales within a wreath of roses and thistles on the verso, 100 woodcut emblems in Part 1, royal arms of Henry, Prince of Wales between palm and laurel branches on the title to Part 2, 104 woodcut emblems in Part 2, all within decorative frames, woodcut ornaments in spaces throughout. Title-page a little dusty, small holes through E4 and G4 (just touching a letter of text on each leaf), small stain in the blank fore-margin of X1-2. Early 19th-century morocco, covers panelled in gilt, the central panel with a blind tooled design, gilt spine, green endpapers, gilt edges, green ribbon marker (spine and headcaps a little rubbed). London: by Wa: Dight, [  

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        Franicher (Franeker)

      Copperplate engraving of the Dutch city of Franeker, as seen from above. With explanatory title (Franicher) in a cartouche at the top (33). ca. 1612-48. Overall size: 29,5 x 17 cm; plate size: 14 x 16,2 cm. Good state. Some age related discolouration. Handlaid paper. This print originates from 'Lodovico Guicciardini, Descrittione di tutti i Paesi bassi (...), Blaeu or Janssonius, between 1612-1648'. This was an influential account of the history and the arts of the Low Countries, accompanied by city maps by various leading engravers. Deys 2001(Franeker 2.2).

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        [MAP OF LIER] Lier. Lira, elegans et amoenum Brabantiae.

      Cologne, Petrus von Brachel, 1612. One sheet. Ink on paper. Copper engraving. Hand coloured. One fold. Slightly warped, slightly discoloured on he fold. The colouring is done wrong: red is where blue should be and the other way around. 420x530 mm. City map of Lier (Lierre) in Belgium. From: Liber Quartus Urbium Praecipuarum Totius Mundi.

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        Pestilentz Guardien. Für allerley Stands Personen / mit Säuberung der inficierten Häuser Beth-Leingewandt / Kleider etc. ...

      Ingolstadt, Angermayr, 1612. 2 Teile in 1 Band. Erstausgabe. Seiten 144 und 81-203. 8° GanzPergament. Vorderer fliegender Vorsatz fehlt. Kupfer auf dem Titelblatt. Leichte Gebrauchsspuren. Die Seiten angabe beim 2. Teil ist wohl ein Fehler des Druckers, das Buch ist vollständig. Siehe Photo. Hippolyt Guarinoni (auch: Ippolito Guarinoni und Hippolytus Guarinonius) war Arzt, Universalgelehrter und Architekt in Hall in Tirol. - Dieses Werk ist in 7 Abschnitte unterteilt: 1. Guardi (= Empfehlung) für den gesunden Menschen, 2. Guardi für Priester, Krankenwärter und Todtengräber, 3. Guardi für die infizierten Häuser, 4. Guardi für die Friedhöfe, 5. Guardi für Kleider und Wäsche, 6. Guardi gegen verschiedene Irrtümer, 7. Guardi für Leute, die von der \"Salzsur\" (Salzlauge) geschädigt und verbrannt wurden. (Quelle: Wikipedia.) Mit Buchschmuck. Versand D: 5,90 EUR

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        Plaidoyé de Me. Pierre de La Marteliere, advocat en la Cour, fait en Parlement, assisté de Mes. Antoine Loisel, Denis Boutillier, Omer Tallon anciens advocats, les Grand Chambre, Tournelle, & de l'Edict assemblees les dixseptiesme & dixneufiesme decembre, mil six cens unze. Pour le recteur et Université de Paris, deffendeurs & opposans. Contre les Jesuites demandeurs, & requerans l'entherinement des lettres patentes par eux obtenuës, afin de pouvoir lire & enseigner en ladite Université.

      - Paris, Jean Petit-Pas, 1612. In-4, plein vélin souple, (2), 95, (5) p., prem. et dern. f. bl., armoiries royales au titre, bandeaux, lettrines, gr. sur bois. Rare édition originale in-4° imprimée à Paris, de cette pièce historique dans l'histoire tourmentée des relations entre la compagnie de Jésus et l'université de Paris. Par lettres patentes du 12 octobre 1609, Henri IV avait accordé aux jésuites le droit d’enseigner dans leur collège parisien, provoquant la réaction immédiate de la Sorbonne. Dans les suites de l’assassinat roi et des accusations contre la Compagnie d’avoir fomenté le régicide, la Faculté prenait la décision de s’opposer à leur arrivée et déposait un recours devant le Parlement de Paris. Le 15 décembre 1611 fut notifiée aux Jésuites une citation à comparaître. Pierre de La Martelière plaida pour l'Université, Montholon pour les jésuites. A l’issu des audiences, l'avocat général Servin somma les Jésuites de se soumettre aux doctrines de la Sorbonne concernant les libertés de l'Église gallicane. Le Parlement adopta les conclusions de Servin et leur interdit de s'interposer dans l'instruction de la jeunesse. L'arrêt figure en fin de ce document ainsi que la permission d'imprimer datée du 18 janvier 1612. Les hostilités entre l’Université de Paris et les jésuites ne prirent vraiment fin qu’à la suppression de la Compagnie en 1762. (‘Bibliothèque historique de la France’, 44650). Quelques rousseurs. Bel exemplaire, dans sa première reliure de vélin souple. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        "T'Loff vande mutse, ende van een blaevvve scheen; Met noch ander ghenoeghelicke boerten ende quicken, Soo uyt het Grieckx, Latijn en Franchoys in rijm overgheset als selffs Poeetelick gedicht: Tot vermaeckelickheyt van alle luyden nieuwelickx in druck ghebracht; partly translated from Greek, Latin and French, Leyden, J. Paets Iacobszoon, 1612.".

      Contemporary vellum, 4º, (8)+1-[32]+1-148 pp. Rare, independent publication with introduction by the publisher Paedts and a Sonnet and thereafter Visscher's works [I] 't Loff der Mutse, [II] 't Loff van een Blaeuvve Scheen, [III] Van den Os op den Esel and Roemers Brabbeling, oft Ghenoeghelicke Boerten: [IV] eerste boeck, [V] tweede boek, [VI] derde boeck and [VII] Eenighe Raetsels. The Ghenoeghelicke Boerten contains amusing texts as epigrams. In good condition, with only a few minor stains. B2288.

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        "Historie der Neder-landscher ende haerder na-buren oorlogen ende geschiedenissen tot den jare 1612. Nu de latstemael bij hem voor sijne doodt merckelijck verbetert en in 32 boecken voltrocken. ‘s Gravenhage, wed. en erve".

      Geillustreerd met kaart door H. Geelkercken naar P. Bertius, gegraveerde titel, auteursportret en 84 portetgravures in de tekst (door C. van de Queboren).

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        Artillerie, c'est a dire: Vraye instruction de l'artillerie et de toutes ses appartenances. Avec une declaration de tout ce qui est de l'office d'un general d'icelle, tant en un siege, qu'en un lieu assiegé. Item des batteries, contre-batteries, ponts, mines & galleries, & de toutes fortes de machines requises au train: Avec un enseignement de preparer toute sorte de feux artificiels, tant pour xesiouyr ses amis, que pour molester & endommager, & par eau & par terre ses ennemis. Le tout recueill.

      Contemporary vellum, lower right corner of front and corner of back cover damaged, else a very good copy of this rare edition, with a contemporary ownership mark at the final endpaper. pag.: [6] 144, 6. With engr. titleborder with a centrepiece titlepage mounted, woodcut printer's device on the typographic titlepage and 29, mostly double-page folded engravings. 2: PI, PI2 A-S4 a4 (a4 blank). Diego Ufano was associated with the Spanish armies in the Netherlands. His book on artillerie first appeared in 1612. The first edition of the French translation was published in Zutphen in 1621. According to Simoni this edition was based on the French edition that was published in Frankfurt in 1614, for which Theodor de Bry copied the original plates (which are subsequently copied in our edition), and printed by Paulus van Ravesteyn at Amsterdam, with the ‘nobilitas' device of Theodore Rodenburgh he used. Apparently Johannes Janssonius in Amsterdam bought the remaining copies of the Zwolle publisher and republished the book als a title-issue. He simply added a new titlepage, consisting of an engraved border with a new titlepage pasted on in the centre. In his work Ufano describes a method used for salving guns, which had to be recovered after being lost occasionally when armies crossed rivers. The illustration shows one of the earliest depictions of a diver, using a large hood made of cow's hide. A respiration tube was connected to his helmet and was kept above by a pig's blatter, allowing the diver to breathe when he didn't go any deeper then a few meters. B0119.B0119

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