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        Hudibras. The First [Second and Third] Part[s]. Written in the time of the Late Wars. Correted and Amended With Several Additions and Annotations. [bound with] Butlers Ghost: or Hudibras. The Fourth Part.With Reflections upon these Times. Jacta est alea. Eras-

      1612-1680 Octavo, 4.25 x 6.75 inches. The first collected edition. A-Z, Aa-Cc8. A-Q8. [ ]4, B-N8. This copy is bound in nineteenth century full calf with a gilt spine, with all edges gilt, overall, a very pleasing copy. Hudibras is the most famous work of the last seventeenth century English metaphysical poet. It was much favored by Royalists and often quoted by King Charles II, who awarded Butler 3000 pounds sterling for its composition. Butler's Hudibras is written in iambic tetrameter, like the works of the metaphysical poets but it makes a seachange shift which starts a thread in English literature which runs into the fabric of Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy and even to Joyce's Ulysses and Finnegan's Wake. The irreverent treatment and scope of subject is undoubtledy responsible for its great popularity. "Hudibras may be described as a mock-heroic poem dealing with the pretensions and hypocrisies of the presbyterians, independents and other sects which were subversive of the monarchy at the time of the great rebellion. Though it was not published till after the restoration of Charles II, Butler's sympathies were ardently royalist; but his pen, so far as we know, was engaged only fitfully in support of his convictions. His object in putting together in a considerable poem an account of the events and opinions which he had quietly recorded during the convulsive struggles of the nation must have been to ingratiate himself with the king after his return. The impelling motive may well have been poverty, together with the desire of fame. "The name Hudibras is derived from The Faerie Queene, and the setting of the poem is obviously imitated from Don Quixote, save that the imitation is a complete reversal of the attitude of the original. Cervantes treats the vanishing chivalry of Spain in a gentle and affectionate spirit, while showing the impossibility of its continuance in the changed conditions of life. In Don Quixote, every element of grandeur and nobility is attributed to the most ordinary and meanest person, building, incident or surrounding; an inn is a castle, an inn-keeper a knight, flocks of sheep are armies; a barber's basin is a golden helmet in the vivid imagination of the knight; a mess of acorns set before him prompts a discourse full of regret at the passing away of the Golden Age, when Nature herself provided simple, wholesome fare for all, without necessity for resorting to force or fraud; and justice prevails throughout. [.] In Hudibras, on the contrary, the "blasoning" or description of the knight and squire, while following the most accredited forms of chivalric romance, serves only to set forth the odious squalor of the modern surroundings. The knight's mental qualifications are given in great detail and, after that, his bodily accomplishments-all in a vein of satirical exaggeration. Butler's purpose is to show everything in its vilest aspect. Instead of making common affairs noble in appearance, the poem reveals the boastful pretensions of the puritan knight by describing both his equipment and that of his squire squalid and beggarly, while his purpose is, not to excite pity for the poverty and wretchedness of these pitiful champions, but to provoke contempt for the disgusting condition of the wretched pair and to bring down further odium upon it. It is genre painting with a vengeance, and fully realizes the account given by Pliny of the art of Piraeicus: "He painted barbers' shops and cobblers' stalls, asses and dishes of food, and the like, thus getting the name of 'painter of low life,' and giving the highest pleasure by such representations." Our own Morland and Hogarth well answer such a description, and we are fortunate in possessing illustrations of Hudibras designed by the latter. The sympathy between the painter and the poet must have been complete. "[Hudibras] is described as a "true blue" presbyterian, ignorant, conceited, pedantic, crotchety, a pretender to linguistic, mathematical and dialectical learning, bent on a "thorough-going reformation" by means of "apostolic blows and knocks." In external appearance, he was of a most droll rusticity. His beard was orange tawny and it was unkempt because he had vowed not to trim it till the monarchy was put down. He was hunchbacked and adorned by a protuberant paunch, stuffed with country fare of milk and butter. His doublet was buff, the colour much affected by his party, and was proof against blows from a cudgel, but not against swordcuts. His trunk-hose were full of provisions; even his sword had a basket-hilt to hold broth, and was so little used that it had worn out the scabbard with rust, having been exhibited only in serving warrants. His dagger was serviceable for scraping pots and toasting cheese. His holster contained rusty pistols which proved useful in catching rats in the locks, snapping on them when they foraged amongst his garments for cheese. Don Quixote took no thought as to how he should obtain sustenance, while Hudibras was an itinerant larder. "All this is adapted from Cervantes or Rabelais, who themselves parodied the chivalric romances in the apparelling and blasoning of their heroes: in the same vein, Butler goes on to describe the steed and the squire. The horse was mealymouthed, blind of one eye, like the mare of Rabelais's Catchpole,?and wall-eyed of the other; there are also reminiscences of Rosinante and of Gargantua's mare. It was of a grave, majestic pace, and is compared with Caesar's horse, which would stoop to take up its rider, while this one stooped to throw Hudibras. The saddle was old and worn through, and the horse's tail so long and bedraggled that it was only serviceable for swishing mire on the rider. "Ralpho the squire is an independent, with a touch of the anabaptist, despising booklore and professing to be learned for salvation by means of "gifts" or "new-light," in the phraseology of those sects. [.] Ralpho is a tailor and, like Aeneas and Dante, has seen "hell"-a sartorial term of the age, meaning a receptacle for shreds and scraps." (William Francis Smith, M.A., Fellow of St. John's College.)

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        The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romaines, Compared Together by that Grave Learned Philosopher and Historiographer Plutarke of Chaeronea: Translated out of Greeke into French by James Amiot Abbot of Bellozane .... and out of French into English, By Sir Thomas North Knight

      London: Printed by Richard Field, 1612.. Folio, mainly in sixes; pp. [16], 1244, [1245 - 1260, Table]. Engraved title dated 1612, and a separate engraved title for THE LIVES OF EPAMINONDAS... dated 1610 [at page 1105]. An imperfect copy, lacking the first leaf [A1 - blank?], pages 17-20 (C2-C4), pages 1183-84 (Hhhhh4), and pages 1205-6 (Kkkkk3); also with a hole torn in the center of page 369-70. with some loss of text, and a hole in the margin of page 451-52, affecting a marginal note. Marginal repair to page 99-100, touching on a woodcut initial. Some restoration to the lower corner of the final leaf, not affecting text. Ownership marks penned on title dated 1650, occasional marginalia in English & Latin, some underlining, in general a very good copy. Full calf, covers tooled in blind; spine renewed, lettered in gilt. Wear to the corners, inner hinges discolored, very good in general. Pictorial bookplate of John Hannah on the inner front cover ("Memor et Fidelis"); also a small ownership sticker of John Ruyle, Sherlockian author and collector. North’s translation of Plutarch's Vitae Parallelae, which first appeared in 1579, has long been considered to have been an important source for Shakespeare, providing the historical framework for a number of his major plays.

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        DE NOUO ORBE. OR, THE HISTORIE OF THE WEST INDIES, CONTAYNING THE ACTES AND ADUENTURES OF THE SPANYARDS, WHICH HAVE CONQUERED AND PEOPLED THOSE COUNTRIES...Written by Peter Martyr...WHEREOF THREE HAUE BEEN FORMERLY TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH. BY R. EDEN, WHEREUNTO THE OTHER FIUE, ARE NEWLY ADDED BY THE INDUSTRIE, AND PAINEFULL TRAUAILE OF M. LOK, GENT

      London: Printed for Thomas Adams, 1612.. 3 preliminary leaves, 318 numbered leaves (some leaves misnumbered). Small quarto. Full calf in contemporary style, by Middleton. Top margin trimmed close, slightly affecting some headlines. Titlepage considerably soiled, and remargined on the inner gutter with the first word of the title and about 10 letters on the left margin supplied in expert facsimile. Some other leaves with scattered staining and soiling. Nonetheless, a good, sound copy. The first complete English translation of the eight books of Spanish historian Peter Martyr's DE NOUO ORBE..., one of the most important of all sources for the history of the discovery and conquest of the New World, from Columbus through the conquest of Mexico by Cortes. Martyr, an official in the Spanish royal court, was present when Columbus returned in 1493, and was actively involved on the highest level of administration in New World affairs for the rest of his life. Herein are the best contemporary accounts of all of the earliest explorations of the Caribbean, northern South America, and Mexico. This is thus the first English text in complete form of one of the most important pieces of all early Americana. Martyr published his history beginning in 1511, and separately and cumulatively until his death. The first complete edition of all eight books was issued in Latin in 1532. Martyr's work was first translated into English in 1555 by Richard Eden as THE DECADES OF THE NEWE WORLDE. That was the first major work in English about the New World, but it only included the first three of Martyr's books. The full translation of all eight books, by Michael Lok, was not issued until 1612, when the present volume was issued by printer Thomas Adams. An English Americanum of the greatest importance. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 612/3. CHURCH 358. SABIN 1563. STC 65O. ARENTS 6. JCB (3)II:86.

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        La Perspective, Avec la Raison des ombres et miroirs

      London: Jan Norton, 1612. Very rare first edition, second issue (see below) of this interesting and understudied perspective manual by the architect and engineer Salomon de Caus.

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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 Lachryma or The Spirit of Teares Distilled … The third Edition, with Addition of His Owne. 2 works in one volume, small quarto (179 × 140 mm). Nineteenth-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. Second and third editions of these funerary verses, the sombre theme echoed in the design, 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 edition also includes 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. Both editions are bibliographically complicated, the first edition appearing in various combinations of sheets which "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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        Eines Erbaren Raths der Kayserlichen Freyen, unnd des heiligen Reichs Statt Lubeck, Darnach sich hinführo dieser Statt Bürgere unnd Einwohner, bey Verlöbnussen, Hochzeiten, in Kleydungen, Kindbetten, Gevatterschafften, Begräbnüssen, und was denselben allen anhengig, sampt ihren Frauen, Kindern und Gesinde, verhalten sollem. Lübeck, Jauchen, 1612. 2 w. Bll., 44 nn. Bll., 2 w. Bll. Pgt. d. Zt. mit hs. Titel (etwas fleckig, Deckel etwas verzogen).

      Namens-Stempel auf Vorsatz und Titel, die ersten 5 Blätter mit leichtem Mäusefraß an unterer weißer Außenecke (kein Textverlust).

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        Cvliacanae, Americae regionis, descriptio : Hispaniolae, Cvbae, aliarvmqve insvlarvm circvmiacientivm, delineatio.

      , 1612. Large engraved map in two compartments. Damage to lower left edge only. Lightly browned. Ink erosion of paper at top left in leaves of cartouche. Large margins. 19.5 x 14" Upper half shows state of Sinaloa in northwestern Mexico while lower half shows Caribbean islands.

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        Il governo della cavalleria leggiera. Trattato originale del conte Giorgio Basta, utile a soldati, giovevole à' guerrieri, & fruttuoso à' capitani, & curioso à tutti [...].

      In Venetia, appresso Bernardo Gionti, Gio. Battista Ciotti, & Compagni, 1612, in-4, leg. coeva in piena pergamena floscia, pp. [16], 127, [1]. Prima edizione. Dizionario biografico degli Italiani, vol. VII: "Il governo della cavalleria leggera è senza dubbio l'opera più importante del B.: essa rappresenta nell'intera Europa il primo regolamento organico della cavalleria leggera, la sanzione teorica di un processo - del quale il B. era stato tra i principali protagonisti - attraverso cui la cavalleria si era andata liberando dagli stretti legami operativi con le fanterie, secondo la prassi militare dei sec. XVI, ed era andata acquistando caratteristiche radicalmente nuove, maggiore mobilità, compiti di esplorazione e sorveglianza, attacchi di sorpresa sulle posizioni sguarnite del nemico [...]".

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        Sicilia Numismatica - Thesaurus Antiquatum et Historiarum Nonbilissimarum Insularum, Siciliae, Sardiniae, Corsiacae Aliarunque Adjacentium - Volumen Sextum Septimun Octavum

      Peter Vander AaE' L'edizione Più Completa Della Fondamentale Opera Del Numismatico Siciliano Filippo Paruta, Nasce Dopo 3 Precedenti Edizioni Quella Palermitana Del 1612 Che Però Contiene Solo La Prima Parte E La Seconda Romana Del 1649 E La Terza Del 1697 Stampata A Lione. In Questa Edizione Sono Presenti Le Aggiunte Di Leonardo Agostini Già Nella Terza Edizione , Gualteri E Avercampo, In Oltre Alle Già Citate Aggiunte C'è Un Corredo Iconografico Incredibilmete Vasto, Sono Illustrate Migliaia Di Monete Divise Nelle Favolose 247 Tavole Incise In Rame Nella Bottega Di Peter Vander Aa, Esemplare Inoltre È Assai Fresco Nell'inciso, È Sicuramente L'edizione Più Rara E Completa , Proposto In Condizioni Veramente Eccellenti. 1 C.b.,occhiello " Thesaurus....., 1° Frontespizio " Thesaurus.....", 14 Pp, Occhiello " Sicilia Numismatica...",2° Frontespizio " Sicilia Numismatica.....pars Prima", 2 Cc.nn, 7 Cc Num Alf. Dalla A Alla G, 6 Coll Num Alf Dalla H Alla N, 42 Coll + 728 Coll, Altro Volume 2 Cc.bb, Occhiello , Frontespizio "thesaurus.....", Occhiello " Sicilia Numismatica......", 2° Frontespizio " Sicilia Numismatica....pars Secunda", Dal Coll. 729 A Coll. 1306 + 27 Cc + 38 Cc Di Tavv Ft Inc. Rame, Occhiello " Thesaurus.......", 3° Frontespizio " Thesaurus......", Occhiello "sicia Numismatica....", 4° Frontespizio " Sicilia Numismatica....pars Tertia", 209 Cc Di Tavv Ft Inc Rame ,2 Cc.bb. Per La Bibliografia : Mira Ii, 185; Narbone I,139 Carta Fresca E Frusciante, Difficile Trovarsi In Questo Stato, Gli Unici Difetti Sono Presenti Alla Legatura, Qualche Carta Brunita,piatto Del Volume 2° Parzialmente Staccato,nell'insieme Ottimo Esemplare, Manca Il Ritratto Di Avercampo (havercampus),mancanze Al Dorso,Timbro Antica Biblioteca Ecclesiastica Legatura Coeva In Mezza Pelle Dorso A 7 Cordoni Con Fregi In Oro,tagli Marmorizzati In Folio Massimo(42x27 Cm), 3 T. In 2 Voll 1013210000

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        P. Terentii Comoediae sex, iam denuo scholiis illustratae, atque caeteris multo castigatiores. Editae studio et labore Philippi Melanthonis ac Erasmi Roterodami.

      Titelblatt mit einem schönen "Eichhörnchen" Holzschnitt, 215 ungez. Blatt (=432 Seiten) Ganzledereinband (ca. 1800) auf fünf echten Bünden mit drei RüSchi. Kl.8vo. Titelblatt mit einem kleinen zeitgen. Namenszug. Sonst gutes Exemplar. Sechs Komödien des lateinischen Dichters Terenz (195/90 - 159 v.Chr.) ANDRIA - EUNUCHUS -HEAUTON TIMOROUMENOS - HECYRA - PHORMIO. Mit einer einleitenden Ermahnung Philipp Melanchthons über das Lektüre der Tragödien und Komödien, einem Brief und einer Abhandlung über Metrik von Erasmus von Rotterdam.

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        Chem.

      Wiburgo-Carelio. Sthlm, C. Reusnero, 1612. 8:o. (16),187,168-69,190-293,284-85,296-300,(1,3 blanka) s. Titelsidan tryckt i rött och svart. Titelbladets baksida med Sturevapnet i träsnitt. + MÜLLER, LAURENTIUS. Korte och sanfärdige beskrifwelse om någre förnämlighe och tänckwärdighe saker/ som uti the tre stormächtige konungars och potentaters/ k. Johan then III til Swerighe/ k. Stephani Battori til Polen/ theslikes storförstens Iwan Wasiliewitz til Muskow/ regementz tidh uthi Swerighe/ Polen/ Rysland/ Lijfland och Littowen förlupne äre. Hwaruthinnan och beskriffues om the swenskes krijgh emot ryssen sampt andre märklighe saker och handlingar/ som för närwarande tijdz tilstånd skull til at läsa och wetta äre ganska nyttighe. Uthtolkade och publicerade aff Erico Schrodero. Sthlm, I. Meurer, 1629. 8:o. (16),224 s. Titelsidan tryckt i rött och svart. Solkigt och snedläst samtida pergamentbd med rester av en handskriven titel på ryggen. Blåa snitt. Insidan av pärmarna med gamla bläcknoteringar. Svaga inre falsar och med en smärre skada upptill på den bakre pärmens insida. Titelbladet till det första arbetet ngt solkigt och med gamla anteckningar och namnteckningar. Inlagan genomgående ngt bruntonad och lagerfläckig. En fuktfläck i övre marginalen på s. 19-38 och ett nagg i övre marginalen på s. 219. Fuktränder i övre marginalen på s. 165-66 och 203-06. Med sentensen "Alis Jehova Spiro" bakom vars begynnelsebokstäver Anders Jacobis [svecus?] initialer döljer sig. Med dennes och Jacob Troilius namnteckningar, den senare daterad i Västerås 1707, samt Gösta Bodmans exlibris.. Collijn Sveriges bibliografi 1600-talet 608-09 respektive 631. Warmholtz Bibliotheca historica Sueo-Gothica 2500 för Messenius och 3246, noten, för Müller. Messenius latinska original, "Retorsio impostararum", utkom samma år. Det är ett angrepp på Svanings, under falskt namn, utgivna "Refutatio calumniarum" 1561, som är en kritik av Johannes Magnus. Frågan hade aktualiserats av Kalmarkriget 1611. Översättaren Henrik Martin Kemner var född i Viborg och verksam som svensk-finsk präst i Baltikum. Det andra arbetet är ur Schroderus imponerande översättningsproduktion och originalet, "Septentrionalische Historien", utkom 1585 och behandlar krigen i Baltikum fram till detta år. Jacob Troilius (1657-1717) var kyrkoherde i Husby. Enligt "Västerås stifts herdaminne" var "hans nöje vid lediga stunder [...] att granska och samla forntidens häfder, men i synnerhet lärde mäns bref, som han flitigt afskref". Böcker ur hans samling har även hittat vägen till offentliga bibliotek i Stockholm och Linköping

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        P. Terentii Comoediae sex, iam denuo scholiis illustratae, atque caeteris multo castigatiores. Editae studio et labore Philippi Melanthonis ac Erasmi Roterodami.

      Titelblatt mit einem schönen "Eichhörnchen" Holzschnitt, 215 ungez. Blatt (=432 Seiten) Ganzledereinband (ca. 1800) auf fünf echten Bünden mit drei RüSchi. Kl.8vo. Titelblatt mit einem kleinen zeitgen. Namenszug. Sonst gutes Exemplar. Sechs Komödien des lateinischen Dichters Terenz (195/90 - 159 v.Chr.) ANDRIA - EUNUCHUS -HEAUTON TIMOROUMENOS - HECYRA - PHORMIO. Mit einer einleitenden Ermahnung Philipp Melanchthons über das Lektüre der Tragödien und Komödien, einem Brief und einer Abhandlung über Metrik von Erasmus von Rotterdam.

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        Lexicon Pentaglotton, Hebraicum, Chaldaicum, Syriacum, Talmudico-Rabbinicum, & Arabicum

      Joannis Jacobi Hennei, Hanover, 1612. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. A seminal five language dictionary the subject of an important 1637 London abridgment by William Alabaster. Full early calf rebacked and re-cornered in acid calf early on; added endpapers with notes on them; spine label and bookplate from seminary library. Front hinge starting but still intact - binding firm. 8 leaves, 1992 numbered columns, 76 leaves. Repair to verso of title page which is torn in the gutter, scattered foxing, discoloration, staining and offsetting but generally clean and unmarked.& & Graesse VI, 305. Size: Folio. Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Religion & Theology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 041197. . This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

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        A pair of prints of early-16th century Tulip varieties

      [Frankfurt or Amsterdam: circa 1612-1647]. Copper engravings, with expert modern hand-colouring. 13 1/4 x 8 1/8 inches approx. 14 1/8 x 9 1/8 inches approx. (visible area). Framed and glazed. A fine highly decorative pair of 17th-century tulip portraits from Sweert's 'Florilegium' The Dutch florist Emanuel Sweert produced his 'Florilegium' at the behest of the Emperor Rudolf II of Austria. Six editions were published in Frankfurt (1) or Amsterdam (5) between 1612 and about 1647. The present pair of Tulip prints are amongst the most beautiful of the images produced for the 'Florilegium': the flowers of 24 varieties are shown with brief explanatory text beneath each one, all beautifully arranged in ranks that echo the patterned precision with which they were grown by 17th-century gardeners.Tulips today are highly appreciated for the joyful range of colours and the elegant shapes they present in early spring. At the time when the present images were printed, Tulips were the main horticultural obsession. Their growing was essentially a pastime for the rich and powerful. The search for new varieties (particularly the bi-colour or 'broken' varieties) reached its zenith in Amsterdam in the 1620s and 1630s with a sort of 'dot-com' speculation and investment frenzy when individual bulbs fetched more than a medium-sized house. Cf. Hunt 196; cf. Nissen BBI 1920 &1922; cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 13.546

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        Specula, ex qua inclytam svecorum et gothorum conditionem, manifesto atq.

      prolixo contemplari licet quaquaversum prospectu: Justo patriæ celebrandæ zelo suscitata à Johanne Messenio. Stockholm, typis Reusnerianis, 1612. 12:o. (12),+ 200 [eg. 100] s. Fläckig. Senare nött hfrbd med Fredrik Vult von Steijerns exlibris samt Nils Gyldenstolpes namnstämpel. Collijn sp. 610. Warmholtz 6692. Första upplagan och den enda latinska. Kom samma år även i svensk översättning av C. L. Tempeo "Sweriges rijkes skådetorn ...", vilken omtrycktes flera gånger under 1600-talet. Warmholtz omdöme om boken är hårt: "... oredigt och ofullkomligit"

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        Varieta' di pensieri divisa in ix parti. nelle quali per via di quisiti con nuovi fondamenti, e ragioni si trattano le piu' curiose materie naturali, morali, civili, poetiche, istoriche, e d'altre facolta', che soglian venire in discorso fra cavalieri, e professori di lettere. in modona, appreso gli eredi di gio. maria verdi, 1612.

      Cm. 20,5, pp. (104) 592 (4). Bella incisione centrale al frontespizio, capolettera e testate incise. Legatura in piena pergamena posteriore (ottocentesca) con unghie e titoli a stampa al dorso. Esemplare in ottimo stato di ocnservazione. Seconda edizione, considerevolmente ampliata rispetto alla prima del 1608, di questo zibaldone di ben 232 questioni poste dal Tassoni relativamente alle scienze, alla storiografia, al costume, alla letteratura, alla filosofia, alla vita civile, alla medicina, alla biologia, all'agricoltura, ecc., in un'inesauribile miniera di informazioni di ogni sorta. Fra le questioni più singolari: perché la natura non abbia fatto la barba alle donne, perché non generino i muli, perché il cane sia nemico della lepre, perché i pesci siano privi di voce, ecc. Cfr. Puliatti, I, pp. 38-39 (con dettagliatissime informazioni sia sulle caratteristiche tipograf. dell'edizione). Cat. Vinciana, 3540. Brunet, V, 676. Graesse, VI, p. 40. Bruni-Evans, Italian 17th-cent. books in Cambridge libraries, 5251. Tiraboschi, V, 197-198. Rossi, pp. 16-21. Celebrazioni del III Centenario Tassoniano, p. 26. Belloni, p. 574. Fontanini, II, p- 362. Angeli, p. 19.

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        THE GENERALL HISTORIE (sic) OF THE MAGNIFICENT STATE OF VENICE... Englished by W. Shute Gent.

      In-4 p. (mm. 318x205), 2 voll. in 1, mz. pelle mod., dorso a cordoni con fregi e tit. oro, tagli rossi, pp.num. (6),579 (ma 569);(3),500,(42); grande vignetta xilografata al frontesp. che raffigura una pianta di Venezia; ornato da testate, grandi capilett. figur. a vignetta ed illustr. da 90 ritratti dei dogi, inquadrati in elaborate cornici, tutti inc. su legno. Storia della città di Venezia "from the first foundation thereof until this present (1607). Collected by Thomas de Fougasses, Gentleman of Avignon, out of all authors". "Prima traduzione inglese" dell'opera "Histoire générale de Venise" stampata a Parigi, 1608. Cfr. Cicogna,601 che cita la I ediz. in francese del 1608 e precisa: "Dal principio al 1487, cioè alla p. 420, è una versione dal latino del Sabellico" - Choix de Olschki,X,15641. Al ns. esempl. manca l'ultima carta bianca; solo prime 3 carte brutte e restaur. per manc. margin. (non di t.); piccoliss. restauri al marg. sup. alle prime 7 carte; aloni viola che si attenuano sempre di più, su ca. 200 carte del I vol., altrim. molto ben conservato.

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        Lexicon Pentaglotton, Hebraicum, Chaldaicum, Syriacum, Talmudico-Rabbinicum, & Arabicum

      Joannis Jacobi Hennei, Hanover, 1612. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. A seminal five language dictionary the subject of an important 1637 London abridgment by William Alabaster. Full early calf rebacked and re-cornered in acid calf early on; added endpapers with notes on them; spine label and bookplate from seminary library. Front hinge starting but still intact - binding firm. 8 leaves, 1992 numbered columns, 76 leaves. Repair to verso of title page which is torn in the gutter, scattered foxing, discoloration, staining and offsetting but generally clean and unmarked. Graesse VI, 305. Size: Folio. Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Religion & Theology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 041197. . This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

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        Aprutii Uterioris Decriptio.

      Hand colored, double-page engraved map, 325 x 425 mm (14" x 18"), Latin text on verso. Wide margins, minor soiling in margins, slight aging; otherwise bright and clean with strong impression. Ortelius (1527-1598) is typically viewed as the creator of the modern atlas. He started his career as a map-engraver around 1547, and by 1570 he published the first edition of his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (Atlas of the Whole World), which included seventy maps, many engraved by Frans Hogenberg. This map is colorful impression of Abruzzi, Italy, and it was probably published in 1612.

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        Octavius.

      Geverhartus Elmenhorstius recensuit, et librum commentarium adiecit. (Hamburg), 1612. Folio. Engr. title,+ (2),+ 41,+ (blank),+ XCII,+ (1) pp. Bound together with: CONRAD de LICHTENAU (or Uspergensis). Chronicon: Quo omnes fere veteres, potissimum vero rerum Germanicarum & Gallicarum historici succinatè continentur: /.../. Accesserunt huic editione duorum antiquissimorum historicorum Annales, Rheginonis Abbatis Brumiensis: & Lamberti Schaffnaburgensis Monachi. /.../ Editio novissima, cum indice in omnes tres authores accuratè ac locupletissimè concinnato. Strassbourg, Lazari Zetzeri, 1609. Folio. (8),+ 97,88-98,109-369, (2); 373-445; 447-539,+ (blank),+ (55) pp. Contemporary full vellum. Owner's signature of Andreas Julianus, Helmstad, 1666, and with the engraved book-plate of Anders Anton von Stiernman and the date 1752. Felix Minucius (c. A.D. 200) early apologist, probably a native of Africa. His only surviving work is "Octavius", a dialogue of high literary quality, written in defense of christianity. Conrad de Lichtenau ( -1240), German chronicler. This is the fifth edition of his "Chronicon universalis". Andreas Julianus kan antingen vara kyrkoherden i Nyköping från 1640 (Carlander II, 67) eller dennes son

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        Praxis, seu de ordine iudiciorum tractatus, vulgo speculum aureum, et lumen advocatorum, dictus, clarissimi jureconsulti, domini Roberti Marantae, practici celeberrimi.

      Cui, ultra additiones Petri Follerii, IC clarissimi, hac nova editione, aliae in super ex celeberrimis nostri temporis practicis, plus quam ducentis in locis, adiectae, & hos signo [] inclutae sunt, studio et opera Ioannis Rulandii. Frankfurt am Main, Impendio Rulandiorum, typis Richterianis, 1612. 4to. (72),+ 711 pp. Titel printed in red and black. Contemporary vellum. Owner's inscription by a Valentino B..., in Wismar 1674, and with the owner's signature of Wattrang. VD17 547:691398Q. Roberto Maranta (1490-c. 1530) was an italian jurisprudence. His famous "Tractatus de ordine iudiciorum o Speculum aureum" was originally published posthumously in 1540. In the present editions are also "Dissertations quaestionum legalium ..." by Maranta and "Practica iudiciaria canonica, & civilis, &c. cum differentiis iuris Caesarei, pontificii & regni Siciliae", by Johannes de Arnono included, and the additions made by Pietro Follerio (-1588), first published in Neapel in 1557. Here issued by Johann Ruland. Reprints were made in 1628, 1650 and 1660

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        LEXICON ALCHEMIAE, SIVE DICTIONARIUM ALCHEMISTICUM, CUM OBSCURIORUM VERBORUM, & RERUM HERMATICARUM, TUM THEOPHRAST - PARACELSICARUM PHRASIUM, PLANAM EXPLICATIONEM CONTINENS

      Frankfurt: Cura ac sumtibus Zachariae Palthenii, 1612.. [4], 471 [i.e. 487 (due to many errors in numbering in the late portion of the text)],[1 (blank)]pp. Small quarto. Slightly later plain full calf (visible waste sheets from an English astronomical gazette used in the binding are for the year 1635). Alchemical device on title, two marginal woodcuts, several tables (leaf M1 folded at fore-edge to accommodate the over extension of the table on that leaf). Crown of spine has shallow loss, bookplate scar on front pastedown, front free binder's endsheet almost detached, text block considerably browned (as usual for this title), 3N4 has a short, clean tear in from the margin, some occasional marginal discoloration, occasional spotting; still, a good copy. First edition of this very substantial lexicon, compiled by the physician to Emperor Rudolph II and lecturer at the gymnasium at Lauingen in Swabia. "He was in favor of Parcelsus' reforms, but he dealt greatly in secret remedies, especially in emetics..." - Ferguson. "This lexicon is very full, less mystical and more practical than some later ones. Useful in explaining early terminology" - Bolton. DUVEEN, p. 520. FERGUSON II:302. BOLTON I:1041.

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        Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio

      Abraham Ortelius, 1612. unbound. very good(+). Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 14" x 19.25". Stunning early map of the Western Hemisphere dotted with ships and sea monsters. This was first map of the Americas to appear in a modern atlas. It went through three major revisions, as noted by Van Den Broecke. This third state of the map is most notable in that it is the first appearance of Chesapeake Bay on a map, appearing as an inlet just above an Indian name Wingandkoa, which reflects early English efforts at Colonization in the Outer Banks of the Carolinas. The nomenclature in California is also updated and improved from the two earlier states. At the time it was issued, the coastal areas of the New World had been fairly well explored, and Europeans were just beginning settlement and colonization. It is notable for depicting Spanish and Portuguese colonies in high detail, for these powers were notoriously protective of their geographical surveys. This is the third state of this famous map, with the revised shape of South America. Italian text on verso. Minor chipping to edges. Full original margins.

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        Opera qoutquot reperiri potuerunt omnia: Hac ultima impressione ornatus in lucem edita. 8 Tomi.

      Coloniae Agrippinae (Köln), Sumptibus Anton. Hierati et Ioan. Gymnici, 1612. Folio. Bound in two cont. full vellum w.remains of silk-ties on boards. Some traces of use to extremities. Some pages evenly browned, some brownspotted. First two volumes richly illustrated w. woodcut diagrams, musical notes, earth- and heaven-maps etc. in text, numerous woodcut initials throughout, engr. title-page. (10) pp, columns 1-168 (84 pp.), pp. 169 - 322, columns 323 - 452 (65 pp.) + (1) f., 238 pp. + (2) ff., columns 1 - 500 (250 pp.) + (2) ff., columns 1 - 916 (458 pp.) + (1) f., columns 1 - 816 (408 pp) + (1) f., columns 1 - 852 (426 pp.) + (2) ff., columns 1 - 485 (243 pp.) + (2) ff., columns 1 - 968 (484 pp.), 55 ff. (Index).. Very rare, early, and apparently first complete edition of Bede's works. Only three editions of Bede's Opera Omnia are known before Dr. Giles' edition from 1843 - 44. The first was printed in 1563 and the third in 1688. The 1688-edition constitutes the second edition of the present 1612-edition which is "According to Dr. Henry, the only complete edition" (Lowndes I:143). These three editions are also the only ones known to have been printed in folio (though Lowndes mentions the 1688-edition as 4to). The 1612-edition is the rarest. Some of the works contained in this edition are said not to be Bede's own, as some of the many scientific, richly illustrated works on geography, the heavens, the universe, music etc. bear small resemblance to his other works. Lowndes I:143, Brunet 1:731

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        Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio

      Abraham Ortelius Abraham Ortelius, 1612. unbound. very good(+). Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 14" x 19.25". Stunning early map of the Western Hemisphere dotted with ships and sea monsters. This was first map of the Americas to appear in a modern atlas. It went through three major revisions, as noted by Van Den Broecke. This third state of the map is most notable in that it is the first appearance of Chesapeake Bay on a map, appearing as an inlet just above an Indian name Wingandkoa, which reflects early English efforts at Colonization in the Outer Banks of the Carolinas. The nomenclature in California is also updated and improved from the two earlier states. At the time it was issued, the coastal areas of the New World had been fairly well explored, and Europeans were just beginning settlement and colonization. It is notable for depicting Spanish and Portuguese colonies in high detail, for these powers were notoriously protective of their geographical surveys. This is the third state of this famous map, with the revised shape of South America. Italian text on verso. Minor chipping to edges. Full original margins.

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        IL CONSOLATO DEL MARE; NEL QUALE SI COMPRENDONO TUTTI GLI STATUTI & ORDINI: DISPOSTI DAGLI ANTICHI, PER OGNI CASO DI MERCANTIA & DI NAVIGARE. Così a beneficio di marinari, come di mercanti & patroni di nave & navilij. Con l?aggiunta delle ordinationi sopra l?Armate di Mare, sicurtà, entrate, uscite; & con IL PORTOLANO DEL MARE.

      In-8 p. (mm. 206x148), p. pergam. molle coeva (dorso restaur., risg. rifatti), 8 cc.nn., 232 pp.num. ?Di nuovo.. corretto, & ristampato. Con una nuova Tavola de i Capitoli". Opera dedicata a Tomaso Zarmosa. Unito, con proprio frontespizio: "Il Portolano del Mare", nel quale si dichiara minutamente del sito di tutti i Porti. Quali sono da Venetia in Levante, & in Ponente: & d'altre cose utilissime, & necessarie a i Naviganti. Di nuovo.. corretto & ristampato". In Venetia, appresso Lucio Spineda, 1612; cc.nn. 2, cc.num. 37, dedicato ad Alessandro Contarini. Celebre opera, di autore anonimo e di incerta origine, che è stata di base e modello per il diritto marittimo, e che tratta delle consuetudini marinare mediterranee e segnatamente adriatiche. Di particolare importanza le parti dedicate ai trasporti, alle assicurazioni, ai noleggi, ai naufragi, etc. L?opera fu pubblicata la prima volta, in lingua catalana, a Barcellona attorno al 1484, e piu' volte ristampata. (Cfr. Palau,II, p. 268) - Secondo il Cicogna,1270: ?il Portolano di Mare si attribuisce comunemente al Cadamosto (1432-1488)? - Secondo il Gamba,2189: ?Quanto all?origine del ?Consolato del Mare?, che è corpo di leggi marittime dettate nel secolo XI, Domenico Azuni nella sua opera di diritto marittimo ne rivendica l?onore ai Pisani. Mentre Giuseppe Maria Casareggi (giurista che ne fece una importante revisione nel 1720) ritiene che questa origine si debba ai Catalani.. Secondo Azuni pero', i Catalani misero a stampa l'opera per la prima volta, con leggi aggiuntevi, nel 1502, ed in Italia si pubblicò per la prima volta in Venezia, nel 1539". Cfr. anche Adams,I, p. 310 per le numer. ediz. del ?500 - Soranzo,1897. Con qualche lieve uniforme arross., altrim. esempl. ben conservato.

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        Receß und accord buch/ Das ist/ Zusamen verfassung aller ordnung/ decreten/ resolution/ recessen/ accorden und verträgen/ So zwischen weilandt den wolgebornen Graffen und Herren/ Herrn Edtzardten und Herrn Johan löblichen andenckens/ Herrn und Graffen zu Ostfrießlandt/ ... Und den dreyen Stenden/ ... un[d] in specie der Stadt Embden/ der Graffschafft Oistfrießlandt/ zu underschiedlichen zeiten uffgericht und publiciret worden.

      Mit wiederholter Druckermarke auf dem Titel und am Schluss. 4 Bll., 343 S., 16 Bll. - Angebunden: Landtags Handlungen und vorgewesene streitige sachen, So von Den Hoch: und Mögenden Herren Staten Generael der Vereinigten Niderlanden, Zwischen Dem Wolgebornen Herren Grafen zue Oistfrießlandt, (e)tc. Und Derselbigen Graffschafft Stenden verglichen und decidiret. Emden, Kallenbach 1620. 4 Bll. (d. l. w.), 167 S., 8 Bll. Pgt. d. Zt.. 4°. VD17 3:004564W und 3:004568B; Stintzing-L. I, 469. - Erste Ausgabe. - Unter der Ägide des bedeutenden Juristen Johannes Althusius (1563-1638), der zu dieser Zeit Syndikus in Emden gewesen ist, entstandenes Sammelwerk von Verordnungen, das die Grundlage der ostfriesischen landständischen Verfassung gebildet hat. Das Werk enthält die Vereinbarungen, die aus schwierigen und langjährigen Verhandlungen zwischen den Grafen und den Ständen von Ostfriesland sowie der Stadt Emden hervorgegangen sind. An diesen Verhandlungen war Althusius als Vermittler und juristischer Vertreter der Stadt Emden maßgeblich beteiligt. - Titel mit 1670 datiertem Schenkungsvermerk (Christian Hake, evtl. der Gerichtsassessor in Jever und Aurich, vgl. DBA I 462,235). - Tls. braunfleckig, Tl. I mit zahlr. Marginalien von alter Hd., 1 Bl. mit kl. Eckabriss, vorderes Innengelenk angebrochen. Rücken mit mont. Papierschild.

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        Specula, ex qua inclytam Svecorum et Gothorum conditionem, manifesto atq; prolixo contemplari licet quaquaversùm prospectu: justo patriæ celebrandæ zelo suscitata.

      Sthlm, typis Reusnerianis, 1612. Liten 8:o. (12),100 s. Bra halvpergamentbd med fint handtextad ryggtitel och blå pärmsidor (Johanna Röjgård & Lars Laurentii). Inlagan delvis lite snävt skuren i övre marginalen. Enstaka samtida marginalnoteringar. En bläckfläck på främre snittet har spridit sig in i yttermarginalen på s. 15-30. En liten reva i övre marginalen och en bit in i texten på s. 95. Sista bladet har några gamla lagningar.. Collijn Sveriges bibliografi 1600-talet 610. Warmholtz Bibliotheca historica Sueo-Gothica 6692. Enligt den senare "ett af denna författares sämsta arbeten". Lindroth kallar den "ett slags Olaus Magnus i fickformat" och fortsätter: "boken - i sin svenska upplaga kallad 'Sveriges rijkes skådhetorn' - ger en kort översikt av Sverige, dess land och folk under ymniga och osmälta citat ur Olaus' historia och andra auktorer; om lapparna har Messenius hämtat uppgifter från utlänningarna Ziegler och Damianus à Goes. Specula väckte med sina götiska övertoner ett visst intresse på kontinenten och utkom på 1650-talet i två franska upplagor."

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