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        Nouveau commentaire de L. Charondas Le Caron Jurisconsulte Parisien sur la Coustume de la Ville, Prévosté & Vicomté de Paris, ou droict Civil Parisien.

      Chez P. Mettayer, A Paris 1613 - In-folio de (16)-243-(10) ff., vélin rigide estampé, dos à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons, sur les plats cartouches laurés et fleurons en écoinçons dans un double encadrement à froid (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale publiée l'année de la mort du jurisconsulte avec son portrait gravé en taille douce par Jaspar Isaac en regard du titre de départ. Après des études de droit, Louis Le Caron (1534-1613) exerça les fonctions de lieutenant civil et criminel au bailliage de Clermont-en-Beauvaisis ; il fut avocat au Parlement de Paris. Proche des parlementaires parisiens, il fut remarquable pour l'attention qu'il prêta au droit français dont il fut le premier auteur à faire figurer l'expression dans ses ouvrages. Il contribua ainsi à la suite de Du Moulin et de Coquille à valoriser un droit national qu'il souhaiterait voir codifié et éclairci (Dictionnaire historique des juristes français, p. 479). Titre rouge et noir orné d'une vignette à l'emblème de Paris. Trace de mouillure sur le second plat et pâle mouillure dans les marges inférieures. Bel exemplaire en vélin estampé du temps. Gouron et Terrin, 1707. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        GA aus der Vogelschau, "Eigentliche Abbildung der neuen Angefangenen Statt Mullheim mit deroselben Wall - Bollwercken, gassen vnd gebewen".

      - Kupferstich ( anonym ) n. Hogenberg(?), um 1613, 23,5 x 28 Nicht bei Hellwig (Hogenberg'sche Geschichtsblätter ), das dort verzeichnete Blatt aber sehr ähnlich. Sehr seltenes Blatt, die Legende hier innerhalb der Darstellung am oberen Rand. Mit zwei Eiseneinschlüssen in der Darstellung, am linken Rand Einriß.

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        Centuriae IX. Memorabilium, utilium, ac iucundorum. Aphorismos Arcanorum omnis generis locupletes, perpulcre digestae . accessit his appendix nonnullorum secretorum, experimentorum, antidotorumq[ue] contra varios morbos . Seorsum excusa, harmonia coelestium corporum & humanorum . Item memorabilium aliquot naturae arcanorum sylvula, rerum variarum sympathia & antipathias .

      Niklaus Hoffmann,, Frankfurt, 1613 - Frankfurt, Niklaus Hoffmann, 1613. 12°. 16 n.n. Bl., 443 S., 1 n.n. S. Pergamentband der Zeit mit blindgeprägten Deckelfleurons und Monogrammstempel H.R. VD17 23:237596H. - Krivatsy 7942. - Brüning 1061. - Zusammenstellung mehrerer Schriften die bereits im 16. Jahrhundert einzeln erschienen waren. Antoine Mizauld (1520-1578) lehrte in Paris, wo er sich sowohl mit medizinischen als auch mit mathematischen und astronomischen Themen beschäftigte. Er war Leibarzt und Hofastrologe von Marguerite de Valois. Die verschiedenen Einzelteile mit Titelblättern in der Pagination. - Papier durchgehend gebräunt. Stellenweise fleckig. Buchblock im Innenfalz gebrochen (weil ein ursprünglich dem Band beigebundener Titel ausgebunden wurde). Sprache: Lateinisch / Latin Pergamentband der Zeit mit blindgeprägten Deckelfleurons und Monogrammstempel H.R.

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        Regionum Vrbium et fluminum que potissimu Comitatum Mürs ambiunt breuis descriptio. u. 'Mürs Comitatu. Duysburgi Per Joh. Mercatorem Illustriß. Ducis Cliuensis & c. Geographum':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Johannes Mercator b. Henricus Hondius in Amsterdam, 1613, je 35,5 x 25 Knupp-Uhlenhaut, Ansichten von Moers 1590-1990, S.6 ff. u. Abb S. 7. - Einzig gedruckte Karte des Johannes Mercator! - Nach der Vorlage von Johannes Mercator erschien erstmalig diese Karte in einem Mercator-Hondius-Atlas 1606 (Koeman Me 15,79). - Links unten in der linken Karte Vogelschauansicht der Stadt und Festung Moers, welche zugleich die erste druckgraphische Ansicht der Stadt ist. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        A Short Treatise of Magneticall Bodies and Motions

      Printed by Nicholas Okes, London 1613 - " FIRST EDITION FIRST ISSUE. 8vo. pp. [xiv], 157, [i]. (without first and last blanks). Roman letter, some Italic. Engraved architectural title with scientific instruments, Jupiter with its moons, and an elephant above, by Renold Elstrack, engraved portrait of the author with contemporary hand-colouring, 21 engravings in text (one with two maps showing New England, Virginia and Terra Australis), another with volvelle intact, floriated woodcut initials and headpieces, printer's woodcut device on verso of last leaf X3. Light age yellowing, title trimmed at outer and lower margin, closed clean tear in Q2, margins cut close at head sometimes affecting headline, A good copy in recent crushed tan morocco antique, covers bordered with a double blind rule, spine with gilt ruled raised bands, gilt in compartments with red morocco label. Faded pencil ex libris of Susanna Small 1742 on fly. Rare first edition, first issue, of this important work on magnetism, one of the first works in English to support the Copernican theory, by one of the fathers of English magnetism. "Ridley, for five years the Tsar of Russia's physician, was influenced to write this treatise in response to reading William Gilbert's classic De magnete, 1600. In it he "gives directions for carrying out experiments on the loadstone, magnet, and terrella. He includes numerous engravings and descriptions of his improved instruments for determining the declination of the magnetic needle and for making use of the inclinatory needle for finding position at sea. Among the illustrations is a perspective of the southern hemisphere showing a continent denoted as 'Terra Australis’" ODNB. Ridley’s work not only repeated Gilbert’s theories on magnetism in English but took them to their logical conclusion as regards the movement of the earth."Gilbert did not openly endorse the annual motion of the earth, although it is a possible inference left open to the reader. He also argued that magnetism is the soul of the earth , an animistic emphasis quietly retired by his later followers, including Godwin. Gilbert’s noisiest English adherent was the physician Mark Ridley (1560c - 1624), whose ‘A Short Treatise of Magneticall Bodies and Motions’ 1613 furnished the reader with Gilbert summarised in English, but with his cosmographical consequences now front-loaded. Ridley claimed to have worked with Gilbert, but his publication greatly angered the cleric William Barlow . who replied with his Magneticall Advertisements (1617), a work that had apparently circulated in manuscript for some time. The controversy centred on Gilbert’s cosmology, which Ridley treated as both licit and integral, but which which Barlow protested was heretical and an unnecessary appendix to Gilbert’s orthodox first five Books" William Poole, notes to ‘The man in the Moone’. Ridley then published his Magnetical Animadversions in reply to Barlow in which he ridiculed the later for his anti-Copernican stance. The work is abundantly illustrated and is here complete with the rather fragile volvelle, which is often missing. A rare and influential work, and interesting evidence of female interest in scientific scholarship in the first half of the C18. STC 21045. ESTC S101594. Sabin, 71297. Mottelay Bibliography of Electricity and Magnetism 97. Wheeler Gift 86. Alden 613/110. Honey VI 2649 (£2400, 1980). English" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MÜNCHEN. Gesamtansicht (Plan) aus der Vogelschau, noch ohne Residenz.

      - Radierung auf bläulichem Papier von Tob. Volckmer, 1613, 33 x 47,5 cm. Maillinger I, 279: "Neuer Abzug auf bläulichem Papier" (Velin); Pfister II, 12; Lentner 1039. - Mit Dedikation an Max I., Herzog in Bayern. Am linken Rand Erklärungen 1 - 49, rechts in einem Schild die Adresse des Stechers. - Seltener, frühester Plan von München in einem Abzug für den "Bürger-Militär Almanach für das Königreich Baiern 1809".

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        Gerhard Mercator, eigentlich Gerard De Kremer, latinisiert: Gerardus Mercator, dt. z. T. Gerhard Krämer (Rupelmonde, Flandern 05. 03. 1512 - 02. 12. 1594 Duisburg). Holl. Mathematiker, Geograph, Philosoph, Theologe und Kartograf, der schon zu Lebzeiten als der Ptolemäus seiner Zeit angesehen wurde. Jodocus Hondius, eigentlich Josse de Hondt (Wakken, Flandern 14. 10. 1563 - 12. 02. 1612 Amsterdam). Fläm. Kartograph und Verleger von Atlanten und Karten. Brustbild beide sitzend,.

      - altkol. Kupferstich ( anonym ) b. Hondius, 1613 -, 1623, 38 x 45 Das berühmte Doppelportrait von G. Mercator und J. Hondius, beide an einem Tisch sitzend mit einem Zirkel über Globen und alten Atlanten. Mittig - im Hintergrund - eine Europakarte. Unten mittig eine Textkartusche mit den Lebensdaten in lateinischer Sprache. - Restaurierte Bugfalte.

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        SIR ANTONY SHERLEY HIS RELATION OF HIS TRAVELS INTO PERSIA. THE DANGERS AND DISTRESSES, WHICH BEFELL HIM IN HIS PASSAGE, BOTH BY SEA AND LAND, AND HIS STRANGE AND UNEXPECTED DELIVERANCES. HIS MAGNIFICENT ENTERTAINMENT IN PERSIA, HIS HONOURABLE IMPLOYMENT THERE-HENCE, AS EMBASSADOUR

      London, 1613. Small quarto. 19th-century three-quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, gilt leather label. Titlepage moderately soiled, short clean tear in outer margin (not affecting text). Top and bottom edges closely trimmed throughout, affecting numerous running titles, catchwords, and signature marks. Light age toning and occasional instances of soiling. Lacks the portrait of Sherley, issued separately the previous year and seldom found with the book. A very good copy, with the 1860 engraved bookplate of the Library of the Earls of Macclesfield on front pastedown. The first edition of this account by Antony Sherley of his travels in Persia, reprinted in 1625 in PURCHAS HIS PILGRIMES. Leaving Venice in 1599 with his brother, Robert Sherley, and John Manwaring, Antony Sherley travelled to Persia "with the intention of promoting Persian trade with England. Travelling by way of Cephalonia (in Greece), Crete, and Cyprus, he reached Aleppo in August 1599, then proceeded down the Euphrates to Baghdad and across the mountains to Esfahan. From there, in 1608, Robert Sherley returned to Europe as an envoy of the Shah. Anthony Sherley entered the service of Shah Abbas...and arrived at the Caspian Sea sometime in 1600" - Howgego. Boies Penrose has chronicled the story of these extraordinary Elizabethan brothers in his book, THE SHERLIAN ODYSSEY. Their narratives provided England with its first clear account of the Persian Empire.

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        [THE PETIT VOYAGES, PARTS I - X]

      Frankfurt, 1613. Small folio. Contemporary calf, boards ruled and tooled in gilt, spines gilt, gilt morocco labels, raised bands. Boards lightly rubbed, hinges cracking but sound. Bookplates on front pastedowns, an occasional blindstamp (see below). A few plates shaved along the foredge. An occasional tanned leaf, but generally quite clean and neat internally. Very good. The Macclesfield set, with their armorial bookplate on the front pastedown of each volume, and an occasional small armorial blindstamp at the head of a titlepage, plate, or text leaf. A complete set of the first ten parts of the first Latin edition of the PETIT VOYAGES of De Bry, one of the grandest collections of voyages published in the Age of Discovery, with all of the hundreds of maps and plates, as detailed below. This series of voyages, devoted mainly (but not entirely) to the East Indies, was issued concurrently with the same publishers' GRAND VOYAGES, which are primarily devoted to the Americas. The present set is without parts XI and XII (the latter so rare that even Church lacked much of the text), and the appendix to Part I, also a legendary rarity. Both of these parts were issued by a different publisher in 1625 and 1628, long after the rest of the series. Almost all sets lack some plates and maps, and assembling complete copies has been a passion of collectors since the beginning of the collecting of voyages in the early 19th century. A number of the maps and plates are highly prized individually, which has contributed to parts being disassembled. The PETIT VOYAGES comprise probably the greatest single collection of material on early voyages to the East Indies, and are unique in their extraordinary wealth of cartographical and visual material on Africa, India, the Spice Islands, and South Asia. The De Brys' intention as publishers to present an illustrated record sets them apart from other, textual voyage collections such as Ramusio or Hakluyt. They are a cornerstone of any serious library of travels and voyages. The collations of the parts in the present set agree with those given in Church for the first Latin editions of each part, with parts III and IX being the second issues of the first edition. Full titles and bibliographical details can be found in Church. A summary of the parts and their contents follow: Part I, VERA DESCRIPTIO REGNI AFRICANI, 1598. First edition. Fourteen plates and two maps (on three sheets). Fillipo Pigafetta's description of the Congo, describing Odoardo Lopez' voyage there in 1578, probably the most important early description of central Africa. CHURCH 205. Part II, PARS INDIAE ORIENTALIS, IN QU JOHAN. HUGONIS LINTSCOTANI NAVIGATIO IN ORIENTEM, 1599. First edition. Thirty-nine plates, three maps, and portrait of Linschoten at the head of the preface. Linschoten's famous voyages to the East of 1583-92 were published by De Bry the year after they first appeared as a separate book. CHURCH 207. Part III, TERTIA PARS INDIAE ORIENTALIS..., 1601. First edition, second issue, without the map of Nova Zembla on the verso of plate 58. Sixty plates and three maps. In this copy the plates are bound before the text. The large folding map, "Descriptio Hydrographica," shows the eastern hemisphere and the routes to the east around Africa. This is a highly important piece of cartography. Included are the rest of Linschoten, Cornelius de Houtman's pioneering voyage to the East Indies of 1595-97 (instrumental in opening the spice trade to the Dutch), and Gerit de Veer's voyage in search of a northeast passage in 1594-96. The plates show scenes in the East, as well as Veer's horrible experiences in Spitzbergen, where his expedition was attacked by polar bears. CHURCH 209. Part IV, PARS QUARTA INDIAE ORIENTALIS..., 1601. First edition. Twenty-one plates (image in plate 20 printed upside down). Linschoten and Houtman's voyages concluded, and the voyage of Jacob von Neck and Wybrandt van Warwijck to the East Indies in 1598-99. As in the two previous parts, most of the plates are scenes in the East Indies. CHURCH 211. Part V, QUINTA PARS INDIAE ORIENTALIS..., 1601. Sole edition, first issue. Twenty plates. More material on Von Neck, and the establishment of Dutch power in Bantam. CHURCH 212. Part VI, INDIAE ORIENTALIS PARS VI..., 1604. Sole edition, first issue. Twenty-six plates. Pieter de Maree's description of Guinea in 1600, and other early voyages to Guinea by the Portuguese, Dutch, and French. This whole section therefore relates to the Gold and Slave coasts of Africa and the growing European trading presence there, which laid the foundation for the trans- Atlantic slave trade. CHURCH 213. Part VII, INDIAE ORIENTALIS PARS SEPTIMA..., 1606. Sole edition, first issue. Twenty-two plates. Joris von Spilbergen's voyage to Ceylon in 1601-4 and Gasparo Balbi's voyage to Pegu via Syria in 1579-88. This part is mainly devoted to India and Ceylon, with excellent plates of the latter. CHURCH 216. Part VIII, INDIAE ORIENTALIS PARS OCTAVA..., 1607. Sole edition, first issue. Eighteen plates. A collection of five Dutch voyages to the East Indies, 1600-6, including trips to China and the Spice Islands, all illustrating the rising Dutch power in the East. The plates show various military encounters, and a famous double-page plate of Macao. Note that in this copy plate 13, a double-page plate, is bound in between plates 11 and 12, i.e. on the verso of plate 11 and on the conjoined leaf. CHURCH 218. Part IX, INDIAE ORIENTALIS PARS NONA..., 1612. First edition, second issue. Seventeen plates. A world map appears on the supplementary title to the extra plates section. This part describes the voyage of Admiral Pieter Willemsz to the Spice Islands to seize them from the Portuguese, written by one of the officers on the expedition. CHURCH 221. Part X, INDIAE ORIENTALIS PARS X..., 1613. First edition. Three plates and three maps. This part is important on several accounts. The first section includes one of the first published accounts of Hudson Bay, describing the explorations of Henry Hudson. The most important map in this part, showing Henry Hudson's explorations, was first published the year before by Hessel Gerritsz in Amsterdam. It is the first map of Hudson Bay and the adjacent country, and is present here in a slightly reduced version of Gerritsz' map, with the name of the island "Frisland" clearly engraved (see Burden). The double-page map shows Hudson Bay in the west, and stretches all the way east to include Ireland and Iceland. Befitting Hudson's extensive explorations, the coastline of Hudson Bay is quite detailed and accurate, place names are noted, and islands in the bay are shown. Hudson did make mistakes, however, in his charting of the southern part of the bay in a rectangular shape. "This map serves as the foundation piece to Canada's basic economic history. It served as the only functional chart to the northern regions of Canada for several decades, and enabled the successful establishment of the Hudson Bay Company which was to dominate trade, exploration and the economic development of Canada for a long time" - Kershaw. The second section of Part X of De Bry describes other voyages to the North by Linschoten, while the third section relates to De Quiros and his supposed discovery of a new continent, "Terra Australis Incognita." The other two maps relate to a search for a Northeast passage. CHURCH 222. A rare opportunity to acquire one of the great monuments of early travel literature.

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        Buxus. Syringa flore coeruleo. Syringa flore lacteo.

      Nürnberg Besler 1613 - Buchsbaum (Buxus) und Flieder. "I. Buxus. II. Syringa flore coeruleo. III. Syringa flore lacteo". Orig. kol. Kupferstich, B. Besler (1561-1629) aus seinem Hortus Eystettensis, Nürnberg, 1613. 50:40,5 cm.

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        Nobilitate et Prudentia clarissimis viris Marco Velsero, Ioanni Iacobo Remboldo., Augustae Vind.

      1613 - Vorsatz gestempelt, Titelseite fehlt, 3 BL., 23 S., 298 S., 10 BL., 2 gef. doppelseitige Tabellen, 13 BL.,

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        Het leven en de gevoelens van Tristram Shandy [met als vijfde deel] Yorick's Sentimenteele reis, enz. enz. Vertaald uit het Engels. Amsterdam, A.E. Munnikhuisen, 1779.[5 delen].

      "8º: [vol.1] pi1 * 2 (-*1) A-L 8 M 6, gepag.: [4] 188 pp., met een gegraveerd portret van Sterne door C.F. Fritschius; [vol.2] pi1 A-N 8, gepag.: 217 [1] pp.; [vol.3] * 2 A-I 8 K 2 (K2+chi1), gepag.: [4] 149 [1] pp.; [vol.4] pi1 A-G 8 H 2 (H2+chi1), gepag.: [2] 118 pp.; [vol.5] pi1 A-K 8 L 2, gepag.: [2] 162 [2] pp. Half leer uit de tijd, goed exemplaar. In deel II is tussen pp 164 en 165 de extra gemarmerde pagina ingevoegd. Literatuur: Buisman 2186; Mateboer 966-01 / 966-5; Waller 1613; De Vries 244; Scheepers II, 584 Buisman-De Savornin Lohman, Laurence Sterne en de Nederlandse schrijvers van c. 1780-c.1840 (Wageningen 1939); Zwaneveld, A Bookseller's hobby-horse, and the rhetoric of translation. Anthony Ernst Munnikhuisen and Bernardus Brunius, and the first Dutch edition of 'Tristram Shandy' (1776-1779) (Amsterdam 1996)"."De eerste Nederlandse vertaling van de omvangrijke humoristische roman van Laurence Sterne (1713 - 1768), een van de belangrijkste achttiende-eeuwse Engelse schrijvers, wiens proza ook in Nederland tegen het eind van de achttiende en in de loop van de negentiende eeuw tal van schrijvers rechtstreeks of via zijn navolgers heeft beïnvloed. De vroege uitgave van Munnikhuisen - nog voor hier de Sterniaanse rage losbarstte - kenmerkt hem als een ""audacious, but also a conscientious and artistically ambitious publisher"" (Agnes Zwaneveld). Hij heeft echter maar kort kunnen ""vlammen"": in 1776 was deel I van 'Tristram Shandy' zijn eerste uitgeversactiviteit - hij was toen 21 jaar - en in 1783 viel waarschijnlijk al het doek. Daarna is geen uitgave van hem meer getraceerd. De vijfdelige uitgave bestaat uit vier delen 'Tristram Shandy' (in negen stukken verschenen tussen 1776 en 1779) en daarachter, als vijfde deel, 'Yorick's Sentimenteele reis', die eerder al, in 1778, afzonderlijk was verschenen in twee delen onder de titel 'Sentimenteele reis, door Frankryk en Italien. Gedaan door den heer Yorick'. De vertaler was Bernardus Brunius (Klundert 1747 - Amsterdam 1785), een domineeszoon die in Franeker had gestudeerd. Over zijn vertaling schrijft Zwaneveld: ""To me the old-fashioned tone of Brunius' text is one of its charms, it lends the text a 'couleur temporale' which can never be reached by a twentieth-century translator"". Helaas liep het slecht met Brunius af: hij overleed in 1785 in het Nieuwe Werkhuis te Amsterdam, waar hij wegens zijn alcoholisme door zijn familie was ondergebracht."

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        1613 Lives of Saints / Borgia Vetter & Ribadeneira Medieval Manuscript Binding!

      Getruckt zu Ingolstadt : Durch Andream Angermayr, 1613. - 1613 Lives of Saints / Borgia Vetter & Ribadeneira Medieval Manuscript Binding! BEAUTIFUL Manuscript BINDING / Illustrated Francisco de Borgia (1510 – 1572) was a Jesuit General. Conrad Vetter (1547 – 1622) was a German Jesuit preacher and polemical writer. Pedro de Ribadeneira (1527 – 1611) was a Spanish hagiologist. We do not find another example of this book for sale anywhere else worldwide! In addition to the incredible contents of lives of Christian Saints, the incredible illuminated manuscript binding makes this book extremely desirable. Main author: Pedro de Ribadeneyra Other names: Konrad Vetter (trans.); Andrea Schotto Title: Leben Francisci Borgiae : dritten Generals der Societet Iesv Published: Getruckt zu Ingolstadt : Durch Andream Angermayr, 1613. Language: German FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: incredible medieval vellum manuscript binding, see above Pages: complete with all 309 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Illustrations: 2 woodcut portraits Publisher: Getruckt zu Ingolstadt : Durch Andream Angermayr, 1613. Size: ~7.75in X 6in (19.5cm x 15cm) Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Grammatica Arabica.

      Leiden, Raphelengius, 1613. - Small 4to. (8), 192, (4) pp. Woodcut printer's device to t. p. Modern limp vellum. First edition of the first scientific grammar of Arabic written by a western scholar. This book was published in two versions nearly identical in content but differing in size and page number: a 124-page issue in large quarto and, as thus, a 192-page issue in small quarto. "Only the title page, Ad lectorem and Errata are different, and the work has been printed, more Arabico, from right to left" (Smitskamp). "The rules are rendered in a clear and precise manner throughout, the examples are aptly chosen, and the needs of the learner are always taken into account. The great value of this work is most amply evidenced by the fact that it served teachers and learners of Arabic in the west for two centuries, unchallenged. It was reprinted again and again, without any materical changes except for the addition of various passages for reading practice" (cf. Fück 148). Erpenius (1584-1624), professor of oriental languages at Leiden, "is one of the men whom the study of oriental languages owes its resurrection [.] He set up his own printing shop with Hebrew, Arabic, Syrian, Ethiopian, and Turkish type" (cf. ADB). - 1833 ownership "John Williams" to title page. Slight waterstain throughout, otherwise an appealing copy. Middle Eastern Languages and the Print Revolution (Gutenberg Museum Mainz 2002), p. 485 (ill. 71a/b). Schnurrer 49. Vater/Jülg 26. Smitskamp 68. Fück 64. ADB VI, 329. Cf. Brunet II, 1050 (later ed.).

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        Sichardus Redivivus; Clarissimi Viri Ioannis Sichardi, Celeberrimi

      1613. Commentaries on the Code of Justinian by an Important Humanist Scholar Sichard, Johannes [1499-1552]. Hertzog, Samson, Editor. Sichardus Redivivus. Clarissimi Viri Ioannis Sichardi, Celeberrimi Iureconsulti Germani, Et in Alma Tubingensi Academia Quondam Ordinarii Iuris Civilis, Dictata & Praelectiones in Codicem Iustinianeum. Ex Collatione Operosa Manuscriptorum Codicum, Restitutis Primo quam Plurimis Haud Parvi Momenti Defectibus. Deinde Negativis Desideratis Additis: & Abundantibus Demtis. Tertio Amplius Quingentis Iurium Allegationibus Redintegratis. Quarto Sublatis Plusquam Mille Aliis Erratis, Hactenus non Animadversis. Nunc Demum Post Modianam Recognitionem et Anni LXXXVI. Editionem Francofurtensem, A Samsone Hertzog, Auctiores, & Emendatiores Editae. Opus Plane Frugiferum, Et Tam Foro, Quam Scholis (Quod Evidentialia Titulorum & Legum, Id Est, Vocabula & Phrases Artis Singulari Diligentia Excutiat,) Accommodatum. Cum Praefatione Amplissimi Collegii Facultatis Iuridicae in Predicta Academia; Necnon Summariis & Indice Locupletissimo. Frankfurt: Ex Officina Hoffmanniana, Sumtibus Ionae Rhodii, 1613-1614. [xx], 617, [1]; 12, [8], 641-1145 (i.e 1175), [47] pp. Two volumes in one book. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (14" x 8-1/2"). Contemporary paneled pigskin, raised bands to spine, ties lacking. Moderate rubbing to extremities with wear to head of spine, some soiling, a few nicks and scuffs, boards slightly bowed, front joint just starting at foot, corners bumped and lightly worn. Title page of Volume I printed in red and black, woodcut title-page devices, head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials, Volume I has large woodcut printer's device and colophon and, above the dedication, the arms of the Price of Wurtemberg, dedicatory poem in Volume II followed by woodcut arms of Sichard. Moderate toning to text, light browning in places, occasional faint dampstaining to outer margins of fore-edges, light soiling to title page of Volume I, which has a few early owner signatures. Early underlining, brief annotations and other markings in a few places, interior otherwise clean. * Third and final edition. Sichard, or Sichardt, was a notable German humanist and professor of law at the University of Tubingen. A pupil and protege of Ulrich Zasius, he was an outstanding editor and interpreter of Roman law.

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        Vikariatsstreit, Sammelband m. 9 Schriften 1613-20, Schweinslede

      Sonstige - Vikariatsstreit, Sammelband m. 9 Schriften 1613-20, Schweinsledereinband d. Zt. Sammelband mit 9 Schriften zum bayerisch-pfälzischen Vikariatsstreit und anderen Streitfragen. 1613-20. 4º. Schweinsldr. d. Zt. mit Rollen - und Plattenstempeln auf beiden Deckeln, monogr. "IHB" und datiert "1648" (fleckig und etw. berieben, Hinterdeckel mit kleinen Einschnitten). In der Reihenfolge der Bindung: I. Trithemius,J. Chronicon des hochlöblichen hauß der Pfaltzgrafschafft bey Rhein, und Hertzogthum in Beyern. (Neustadt, Starck), 1616. 32 Bl. VD 17 23:238573B. II. VON des Heiligen Römischen Reichs, der Churfürstlichen Pfaltz zustehendem, Vicariat, Kurtzer Bericht. Heidelberg, Vögelin, 1614. 112 S. - VD 17 12:125309X. III. Kurtzes Gegenbedencken und Bericht, Von der Churfürstlichen Pfaltz Vicariatsgerechtigkeit. Ohne Ort und Dr., 1614. 166 S. - VD 17 12:110356G. - Titel mit ergänztem Eckabriß. IV. Wolgegründte Widerlegung vermeinter Haidelbergischer Rettung des Chur Pfältzischen Vicariats. Ingolstadt, Angermayr, 1615. Mit Druckermarke. 1 Bl., 102 S. - Stalla 601. VD 17 12:125759B. V. Engelbrecht,A. Quaestio ad titulum VII. aureae bullae, Caroli quarti quae est de successione in electoratibus ex jure primogeniturae. Halle, Bismarck für Krusicke, 1614. 64 Bl. - VD 17 1:018887U. VI. Neumair von Ramsla,J.W. Von der Neutralitet und Assistentz oder Unpartheyligkeit in KriegsZeiten. Erfurt, Wittel für Birckner, 1620. 93 Bl. (inkl. gestoch. Titel). - VD 17 1:009295D. VII. Kurtzer und gegründter Bericht Uber die Frag, Ob die Römische Kayserliche Majestat . in Sachen, Fürstenthumb, Hertzogthumb, Graffschafften etc. belangend, so vom Reich zu Lehen rühren . allein . oder mit zuziehung der Chur - und Fürsten des Reichs . zuerkennen und zusprechen. (Frankfurt), Kopf, 1613. 68 S. - VD 17 12:637125S. VIII. (Staricius, J.). Discursus politicus, Oder Rathliches Bedencken . Ob es Heylsam und nützlich sey im Heiligen Römischen Reich Teutscher Nation, Uniones und Bündnissen, auffzurichten. O. O. und Dr., 1618. 20 S. - VD 17 14:006728V. IX. Spanisch Muckenpulver: Ein ausführlicher schöner Discurs, was gestalt sich in Spanien . durch Mithülff der Jesuiten, von Einhundert Jahren hero, manigfältig unterstanden. O. O. und Dr., 1620. 108 S. - VD 17 23:233447L. - Tls. gebräunt und etw. stockfleckig. - Schön erhaltener Band. Als Reichsvikare (vicarius imperii oder provisor imperii) bezeichnete man im Heiligen Römischen Reich die Verweser, die für die Zeit zwischen dem Tod des Kaisers bzw. Königs und der Wahl bzw. Krönung eines Nachfolgers (Interregnum) die laufenden Geschäfte fortführten. Im Alten Reich gab es zeitweise Reichsvikare für die deutschen und italienischen Gebiete sowie für das Arelat. Für Deutschland schrieb 1356 die Goldene Bulle eine bereits früher bestehende Regelung zur Reichsverweserschaft durch die weltlichen Kurfürsten endgültig fest: Die Kurfürsten von Sachsen teilten sich mit den rheinischen Pfalzgrafen in das Reichsvikariat. Danach war der Kurfürst von der Pfalz Reichsvikar für die Gebiete fränkischen Rechts und der Kurfürst von Sachsen für die Gebiete sächsischen Rechts. Die Grenzen zwischen diesen Gebieten, insbesondere in den Regionen Hessen, Jülich-Kleve-Berg, Lüttich und Ostfriesland, waren bis 1750 umstritten. Die Reichsvikare besaßen außer der Vergabe von Fahnlehen und der Veräußerung von Reichsgut alle kaiserlichen Rechte. Zu den Kompetenzen der Reichsvikare gehörten insbesondere die Fortführung der laufenden Geschäfte des Kaisers bzw. Königs, die Hofgerichtsbarkeit, der Einzug von Steuern, Legitimierungen, Emanzipationen, die Vergabe von Privilegien und die Investitur in Reichslehen mit Ausnahme der Fahn- und Szepterlehen, zu denen auch die Reichsfürstentümer gehörten. Außerdem durften sie Standeserhöhungen im Reichsadel (Erhebungen in den Reichsadels-, Reichsritter-, Reichsfreiherren-, Reichsgrafen- und Reichsfürstenstand) vornehmen, übten die Jurisdiktion des Königs/Kaisers aus und waren an der Bestätigung kirchlicher Pfründe [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les politiques de Iuste Lipsius: Comprenans en six livres la Doctrine qui concerne principalement le devoir du Prince & Magistrat Souverain, en temps de Paix & de Guerre, au gouvernement de l'Estat

      Geneva: Pierre & Jacques Chouet 12mo (13.97 cm, 5.5"). [24] ff., 618 (i.e., 634) pp., [19] ff.. 1613 Second edition of political essays by the Belgian humanist Lipsius (Joest Lips, 1547?-1606), with commentary by the author on the first three books and the beginning of the fourth, and with three newly edited indices at the end. Translated from the original Latin Politicorum sive civilis doctrinae libri sex (first edition 1589) by the French minister Simon Goulart (1543?-1628), these six books, which draw heavily on classical authors (especially Tacitus), hold that the best form of government is principality, i.e., rule by one for the good of all, and that prudence and virtue are the very conditions of civility. The text is printed in roman and italic, with side- and shouldernotes; it is decorated with elegant woodcut initials against a floriated background, one factotum, a handful of head- and tailpieces, and a couple of small vignettes. The woodcut printer's device on the title-page has the monogram "AT" beneath a dolphin & anchor combination with the motto festina tarde, reminiscent of the Aldine device. This edition is not in NUC Pre-1956, and WorldCat locates => just one copy in the U.S. (with a variant imprint, "A Cologny"). Evidence of readership: A short biography of Lipsius in French has been written on the fly-leaves in early ink. Early vellum over flexible boards, somewhat stained and rubbed; evidence of four ties, and ink title to spine. Cropped close with very minor loss to a couple of running headlines and side- or shouldernotes; a few corner-tips torn away and a few stains only; instances variously of slightest perceptible worming and outer margin of pp. 585?-98 holed by an insect affecting the sidenotes on those leaves, with lesser evidence of the same gnawing to rear pastedown and back cover.

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        Aphorismes Civill And Militarie: Amplified with Authorities, and exemplified with Historie, out of the first Quarterne of Fr. Guicciardine [Bound with] A Briefe Inference Upon Guicciardines Digression, In The Fourth Part Of The First Quarterne Of His Historie: Forbidden the Impression, and effaced out of the Originall by the Inquisition

      London: Edward Blount, 1613. First edition. leather_bound. Modern full brown mottled calf, marbled endpapers and matching marbled edges. Fine. 333, 61 pages. [A4-Vv4,*2]. 28.5 x 19.5 cm. Title with woodcut printer's device and fine engraved portrait of Prince Charles verso, woodcut head-pieces and decorative initials, contemporary ink marginalia. W.W.Greg's copy. Provenance: W.W.Greg (1875-1959), bibliographer and Shakespeare scholar; Sir Robert Birley (1903-1982), headmaster of Charterhouse and Eton College; President of the Bibliographical Society 1979-1980 (ink inscriptions to front endpapers). Bound by Period Binders, Bath. Dallington presented for the first time Prince Henry with a manuscript translation, selected from the Italian historian Guicciardini. Following the prince's death in 1612, Dallington reworked his "Aphorismes," which were published in 1613 with a new dedication to Prince Charles. Raised bands, double gilt cover border fillets, book plate.

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        La Neufme Part des Reports des diuers Resolutions & Iugements donez sur solennes arguments & auec grand deliberation & conference des tresreuerends Iuges & Sages de la Ley, de cases en Ley [etc ] S T C 5515 Folio

      London: Printed for the Societie of Stationers, 1613. Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, some staining, else a good copy with ample margins and an early, though not extensive, gloss; the Taussig copy First edition of the ninth part of Coke's Reports, in whose preface he continues his discussion of the ancient laws of England, seeking to establish their pre-Conquest existence, with a particular reliance on Andrew Horne's "The Mirror of Justices

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        La Neufme Part des Reports . . . des diuers Resolutions & Iugements donez sur solennes arguments & auec grand deliberation & conference des tresreuerends Iuges & Sages de la Ley, de cases en Ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 5515. Folio

      Printed for the Societie of Stationers First edition of the ninth part of Coke's Reports, in whose preface he continues his discussion of the ancient laws of England, seeking to establish their pre-Conquest existence, with a particular reliance on Andrew Horne's "The Mirror of Justices". Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, some staining, else a good copy with ample margins and an early, though not extensive, gloss; the Taussig copy. Printed for the Societie of Stationers, London, 1613.

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        Nomotexnia; Cestascavoir, vn Description del Common Leys Dangleterre Solonque les Rules del Art. Parallelees ove les Prerogatives le Roy. Ovesque auxy le substance & effect de les Estatutes . . . per le quels le Common Ley est abridge [etc.]. STC 10870

      London: Printed for the Societie of Stationers, 1613. Contemporary gilt panelled vellum, small worming, the front hinge detaching, else especially lovely, with John Sparrow's bookplate; the Taussig copy First edition of "the pioneer book of the institutes of English law", now recognized to be Finch's final revision of this work as, in Wilfrid Prest's words, Finch successfully sought "to formulate a comprehensive overview of England's common law

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        De la sagesse Trois livres par Pierre Charron [Ensemble] [Petit] Traicté d

      à Paris: Chez David Douceur, 1613. Fine. Chez David Douceur, à Paris 1613, Fort in-8 (10,5x17,5cm), relié. - New edition after the very unusual original published in 1601 in Bordeaux. Bound in full morocco chocolate Lortic signed. Back to Jansenist nerves. Gilt title and date. Rich inner frieze. gilt edges. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition, après la très rare originale parue en 1601 à Bordeaux. Elle contient un titre-frontispice allégorique de Léonard Gautier daté de 1607 et noté Troisième édition, et un portrait de Charron en médaillon. Le petit traicté de sagesse (en page de titre : Traicté de sagesse, mais intitulé "Petit" dans le privilège et en haut des feuillet au long de l'ouvrage) porte l'adresse de Nicolas Le Clerc (1608). Reliure en plein maroquin chocolat glacé signée Lortic. Dos à nerfs janséniste. Titre et date dorés. Riche frise intérieure. tranches dorées. menus frottement aux nerfs et tête. Une bande éclaircie en haut du plat inférieur. Très bel exemplaire, bien établi dans une reliure de maître. Avant que d'être un philosophe, Pierre Charron fut théologien et prédicateur renommé, sa rencontre avec Montaigne dont il deviendra un ami fidèle influencera grandement ses idées, et même son style (Montaigne fera de lui l'héritier du blason de sa maison). De la Sagesse est un traité de philosophie morale dans lequel l'auteur analyse des opinions qui furent rejetées par le Clergé et le Parlement lesquels condamnèrent le livre. Charron y prône en effet une tolérance religieuse extrème, séparant la religion de la morale (celle-ci fondé sur le droit naturel) annonçant qu'on est homme avant d'embrasser une quelconque religion, ouvrant ainsi l'espace d'une pensée laïque. Il associe l'idée de Dieu à la nature, la notion d'être homme précèdant ainsi le fait religieux, ce qui était proprement inacceptable voire hérétique à l'époque. Il  conseille en outre le doute en toute chose, ce dont Descartes s'inspirera pour son Discours de la méthode. Il fera ainsi gravé sur un linteau dans sa maison de Condom la devise "je ne sais". Le petit traité de la sagesse a été rédigé comme une réponse à ses nombreux détracteurs

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        F. Ambrosii Calepini Bergomensis ... Dictionarium septem linguarum, Hebraicae, Graecae, Latinae, Italicae, Germanicae, Hispanicae, & Gallicae. Cui hac nostra quarta editione praeter caetera hactenus alijs typis contenta, in singulis nominibus, & verbis sua genera suasque inflexiones apposuimus, ut octana pag. indicat. Cum Pauli Manutiij Additamentis suo cuique proprio nomini insertis. Accesserunt etiam Henrici Farnesii Eburonis I.C. artis oratoriae in Ticinensi Gymnasio professoris publici, ad ubertatem & copiam dicendi Appendiculae duae: Quarum Altera Verborum Splendore et delectu XIX.Tab. est contexta. Altera vero de verborum interpretatione nunquam excusa: compleditur propriorum verborum origiem, Adagiorum, ac Hieroglyphoricum femina & naturam. Omnia singulari studio & diligentia ab innumeris erroribus hac vltima editione vindicata.

      Venetiis : apud Ioannem Guerilium, 1613.. (4), 476; 18; 18; 56 Blätter 33 x 23,5 cm, späterer, braun gefärbter Pergamenteinband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf rotem Rückenschild, Eigner-Initialen auf grünem Rückenschild.. Angebunden: Henrici Farnesii Eburonis : Appendicula prima de verborum splendore, et delectu, ad vbertatem, et copiam dicendi 19. tabulis contexta. 18 Blätter; derselbe: Appendicula secunda de interpretatione verborum; quorum alia sunt natiua . . alia modificata, . . Adagiorum, & Hieroglyphoricum femina sunt inuolata. 18 Blätter; Vocabulario volgare et Latino .. . 56 Blätter. "Ambrogio Calepino oder Ambrogio Calepio, lateinisch: Ambrosius Calepinus (* 1440 ?[1] in Bergamo; Ende 1509 / Anfang 1510[2] ebenda), war ein italienischer Lexikograph in der Zeit der Renaissance. Sein im Geist des Humanismus verfasstes Latein-Wörterbuch fand im 16. bis zum 18. Jh. grosse Verbreitung und erschien in über zweihundert, meist stark umgearbeiteten und erweiterten Auflagen. Der Name "Calepino" wurde infolgedessen in mehreren Sprachen zur Bezeichnung für ein Wörterbuch schlechthin. . . Mit dem Dictionarium schuf Calepino das erste lateinische Wörterbuch im annähernd modernen Sinne. Er orientierte sich dabei an der Cornucopia des Niccolo Perotti ("Füllhorn", ab 1489 mehrere Auflagen, ein Kommentar zu dem römischen Dichter Martial, der auch als Wörterbuch dienen konnte) und dem Werk Die Feinheiten der lateinischen Sprache (1471) des Lorenzo Valla. Diesen Vorgaben entsprechend wurde das spätantike und mittelalterliche Latein von ihm weitgehend übergangen, während die Renaissance-Humanisten einen Platz direkt neben den Klassikern fanden.Die Kirchenväter, insbesondere Augustinus und Hieronymus, werden allerdings auch öfters zitiert. . . Im Laufe des 16. Jahrhunderts entwickelte sich das Dictionarium des Calepinus zum vielsprachigen Wörterbuch. Dabei blieb jedoch stets die lateinische Sprache die Grundlage der Worterklärungen und anderssprachliche Äquivalente wurden meist nicht durchgehend hinzugefügt. . . " (Wikipedia) * * * Einband nur gering berieben, Titelblatt und letztes Blatt doubliert, Buchblock am Kopf ca 3 bis 4 cm feuchtfleckig, gelegentlich fleckrandig, sonst und im Ganzen noch gut erhaltenes und dekoratives Exemplar.

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        Les politiques de Iuste Lipsius: Comprenans en six livres la Doctrine qui concerne principalement le devoir du Prince & Magistrat Souverain, en temps de Paix & de Guerre, au gouvernement de l'Estat

      Geneva: Pierre & Jacques Chouet 12mo (13.97 cm, 5.5"). [24] ff., 618 (i.e., 634) pp., [19] ff.. 1613 Second edition of political essays by the Belgian humanist Lipsius (Joest Lips, 1547–1606), with commentary by the author on the first three books and the beginning of the fourth, and with three newly edited indices at the end. Translated from the original Latin Politicorum sive civilis doctrinae libri sex (first edition 1589) by the French minister Simon Goulart (1543–1628), these six books, which draw heavily on classical authors (especially Tacitus), hold that the best form of government is principality, i.e., rule by one for the good of all, and that prudence and virtue are the very conditions of civility. The text is printed in roman and italic, with side- and shouldernotes; it is decorated with elegant woodcut initials against a floriated background, one factotum, a handful of head- and tailpieces, and a couple of small vignettes. The woodcut printer's device on the title-page has the monogram "AT" beneath a dolphin & anchor combination with the motto festina tarde, reminiscent of the Aldine device. This edition is not in NUC Pre-1956, and WorldCat locates => just one copy in the U.S. (with a variant imprint, "A Cologny"). Evidence of readership: A short biography of Lipsius in French has been written on the fly-leaves in early ink. Early vellum over flexible boards, somewhat stained and rubbed; evidence of four ties, and ink title to spine. Cropped close with very minor loss to a couple of running headlines and side- or shouldernotes; a few corner-tips torn away and a few stains only; instances variously of slightest perceptible worming and outer margin of pp. 585–98 holed by an insect affecting the sidenotes on those leaves, with lesser evidence of the same gnawing to rear pastedown and back cover.

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        Minor Voyages, Latin edition, part X: Historica Relatio sive descriptio novi ad Aquilonem transitus, supra terras Americanas in Chinam atque Iaponem; Discursus ad serenissime Hispaniae regem, super detecta nuper quinta orbis pars, Terra nempe Austra li incognita; Descriptione regionum Siberiae... [Hudson's and Linschoten's voyages to the North; Quiros's memorial concerning the discovery of Terra Australis incognita; Massa's description of Liberia]

      Frankfurt: M. Becker, 1613. Folio, printed title within pictorial engraved border, divisional half-title preceding plates, and six engraved maps and views (three double-page); a fine copy in dark green crushed morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Frankfurt, Matthaus Becker, 1613. A rare and notably early printing of the famous Quiros memorial about the discovery of Terra Australis, the fifth part of the world.This is the first edition of the tenth part of De Bry's classic collection of "minor" or "petits" voyages - that is, voyages towards the East Indies and Asia, as opposed to the "major" voyages towards the Americas. The De Bry collection is essentially a history and anthology of the Dutch voyages to the East Indies and the Pacific by way of the Cape of Good Hope.Quiros, the last of the great Spanish discoverers, sailed on the Mendana expedition across the Pacific in 1595, and then commanded his own expedition of 1605-06 in search of the 'Terra Australis', actually discovering Tahiti and other Pacific Islands, and reaching the New Hebrides. His second-in-command, Luis Vaez de Torres, took one of the expedition's ships through the consequently named Torres Strait, and probably sighted Cape York.The remainder of Quiros's life was spent petitioning the King for an expedition with settlers to Terra Australis, without success; his secret 'Memorial' to the Spanish Court, which gradually became leaked through Europe in editions such as this, provoked the search for a southern continent that was not finished until Cook's expedition 150 years later.In the Memorial, Quiros compares Terra Australis favourably with America and Asia in regard to size, natural wealth and the possibilities for successful settlement; and though he had actually discovered the New Hebrides, Columbus thought that he had discovered Cathay, and the Quiros Memorial in its importance to Australia may be compared with the celebrated Columbus Letter in its various printings at the end of the fifteenth century in its importance to America. As Dalrymple later wrote, "the discovery of the Southern Continent, whenever and by whomsoever it may have been completely effected, is in justice due to his immortal name..."

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        Antiquitatum Romanarum syntagma absolutissimum concinnatum Primo a Joanne Rosino Isenacensi Thuringo; auctum deinde et exornatum à Thoma Dempstero a Muresk, I C Scoto, qui ex criticis, et innumeris utriusque linguae auctoribus, poëtis, oratoribus, historicis, iurisconsultis, paralipomena collegit, quibus infinita supplentur, mutantur, adduntur cum indicibus locupletissimis

      Coloniae Allobrogum [Genf], Excudebat Gabriel Cartier 1613.. Editio nova. 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. kl.-4°. 16 Bll., 600 S., 40 Bll. (Index). Mit wdh. Titelvign., 2 mehrf. gefalt. Taf. (Plan v. Rom. u. 1 röm. Kastell), u. zahlr. tlw. ganzseit. Holzschn. Flex. Pgmt. d. Zt. m. Blindpräg. Fehlstellem am Tit. u. Schlußbl. alt restaur. vgl. Brunet IV, 1398; Graesse II, 361 - Beigebunden: [2. Teil] Antiquitatum romanarum auctarium, seu supplementum syntagmatis antiq. Rom. a Joanne Rosino delineati, auctore Thoma Dempstero. 16 Bll., 438 S., 22 Bll. (Index). - Erweiterte Ausgabe des berühmte Werkes über römische Altertümer. Thomas Dempster (1579-1625), war ein schottischer Altphilologe, Historiker und Dichter, der insbesondere die Etruskologie durch seine Arbeiten beförderte. Johannes Rosinus (Johann Roszfeld) 1550-1626, war der deutsche Autor des berühmten Werkes über römische Altertümer: 'Antiquitatum romanarum ...'

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        Historie delle miracolose imagini, e delle vite de? Santi, i corpi de? quali sono nella città di Lucca

      Guidoboni 1613 In - 4°; pp. (16), 614, (2), Frontespizio figurato inciso su rame con Santi e una veduta della città di Lucca; al verso della c. (2) stemma cittadino inciso su legno, all?ultima carta marca tipografica incisa su legno, capilettera e 28 vignette xilografiche con le iconografie dei santi. Al frontespizio nota di possesso manoscritta. Legatura in piena pergamena coeva con titolo manoscritto al dorso. Edizione originale opera del lucchese Franciotti (1557 - 1627), oltre alle storie dei santi e delle loro immagini, contiene anche la Historia del Santissimo crocifisso posto nella chiesa di San Martino di Lucca detto cumunemente Santa Croce, o vero il Volto Santo; inoltre la descrizione delle reliquie nelle chiese di Lucca e dei dintorni, i nomi dei vescovi che hanno retto la diocesi dalle origini della città; in fine Il Romito, idillio del signor Mario Fiorentini. Piantanida 4587; manca al Lozzi.

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        "I. Späte weiße Tulpe, rot gerandet, gezähnt, II. Frühe purpur-rote Tulpe, III. Creme-purpurn geflammte Tulpe, III. Typ wilde Tulpe, grün, V. Tulpe Typ Gesner, mit weißer Basis." Kolorierter Kupferstich aus "Hortus Eystettensis" von B. Besler. Nürnberg 1613. Ca. 48:38 cm. - In Handarbeitsrahmung (76:64 cm).

      Nürnberg: Besler, 1613. Dekorative frühe Pflanzendarstellung aus dem berühmten Werk über die Pflanzen im Garten des Fürstbischofs von Eichstätt, vom Nürnberger Apotheker Basilius Besler herausgegeben. Die Tulpendarstellungen gehören zu den schönsten und gesuchtesten Blättern aus diesem Werk..

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        HORTUS EYSTETTENSIS. FACSIMILE DA COLLEZIONE IN 3 VOLUMI + commentario

      [Botanica] HORTUS EYSTETTENSIS di Basilius Besler FACSIMILE DA COLLEZIONE IN 3 VOLUMI. Opera in tre volumi completa di Commentario Il facsimile dell¿erbario intitolato Hortus Eystettensis, è la riproduzione fedele dell¿esemplare realizzato dal botanico farmacista Basilius Besler nel 1613 e conservato a Eichstätt, in Germania. (Biblioteca Universitaria, SJ II 2892 - 2894). Il facsimile dell¿Hortus Eystettensis, edito a cura di Aboca Museum Edizioni, ha rispettato e mantenuto tutte le caratteristiche dell'originale, come certificato dal colophon. È un erbario figurato di straordinaria bellezza composto di 367 tavole in folio imperiale con 1084 disegni a colori di piante fiorite di provenienza europea ed esotica. L¿Hortus Eystettensis è da considerarsi il più bel florilegio del Seicento: segna il definitivo passaggio dalla tecnica xilografica a quella calcografica e apporta un rilevante contributo scientifico alla storia della botanica. Le piante, per la prima volta al centro dell¿attenzione, sono presentate seguendo la fioritura stagionale: ogni giorno il lettore ha a disposizione un fiore diverso da ammirare. VOLUME I Dedicato alla Primavera. 134 tavole calcografiche a colori, con relative pagine di testo. VOLUME II Dedicato all¿Estate 127 tavole calcografiche a colori, con altrettante pagine di testo. VOLUME III Dedicato all¿Estate (in parte), all¿Autunno e Inverno. 106 tavole calcografiche a colori, con relative pagine di testo. CARATTERISTICHE DEL FACSIMILE Anno di pubblicazione 2006 Formato cm. 43,5 x 52 Tre volumi in folio imperiale contenenti 367 tavole a colori, di misure e numero di pagine conformi all¿originale; Coperte in pergamena - simile, con decorazioni in rilievo sui piatti; Legatura eseguita artigianalmente a mano, cucitura di tipo antico, colorazione dei tagli, cordonatura, nervatura ed etichettatura sul dorso; Lingua: latino. CARATTERISTICHE TECNICHE DEL SAGGIO Anno di pubblicazione 2006 Formato cm. 28,5 x 38 Confezione brossura legata Copertina cartonata rigida con sovraccoperta Pagine 286, illustrazioni 408 Lingue: italiano, tedesco, inglese Libro

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        Antiquitatum Romanarum syntagma absolutissimum concinnatum. Primo a Joanne Rosino Isenacensi Thuringo; auctum deinde et exornatum à Thoma Dempstero a Muresk, I. C. Scoto, qui ex criticis, et innumeris utriusque linguae auctoribus, poëtis, oratoribus, historicis, iurisconsultis, paralipomena collegit, quibus infinita supplentur, mutantur, adduntur cum indicibus locupletissimis.,

      Coloniae Allobrogum [Genf], Excudebat Gabriel Cartier 1613. - Editio nova. 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. kl.-4°. 16 Bll., 600 S., 40 Bll. (Index). Mit wdh. Titelvign., 2 mehrf. gefalt. Taf. (Plan v. Rom. u. 1 röm. Kastell), u. zahlr. tlw. ganzseit. Holzschn. Flex. Pgmt. d. Zt. m. Blindpräg. Fehlstellem am Tit. u. Schlußbl. alt restaur. vgl. Brunet IV, 1398; Graesse II, 361 - Beigebunden: [2. Teil] Antiquitatum romanarum auctarium, seu supplementum syntagmatis antiq. Rom. a Joanne Rosino delineati, auctore Thoma Dempstero. 16 Bll., 438 S., 22 Bll. (Index). - Erweiterte Ausgabe des berühmte Werkes über römische Altertümer. Thomas Dempster (1579-1625), war ein schottischer Altphilologe, Historiker und Dichter, der insbesondere die Etruskologie durch seine Arbeiten beförderte. Johannes Rosinus (Johann Roszfeld) 1550-1626, war der deutsche Autor des berühmten Werkes über römische Altertümer: `Antiquitatum romanarum .` Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Cyclamen serotinum folis hederaceis. Cyclamen vulgare Panis porcinus. Cyclaminus longius radiatus camerary

      Eichstatt.. First published 1613. Ca. 1650.. Engraving, vintage handcoloring, plate mark measures 19 x 15 3/4 inches (48 x 40 cm) on sheet 22 1/2 x 17 3/4 inches. Dampstain to lower margin and left edge just entering the platemark at the lower left and right, tear across lower left corner now archivally repaired but with light discoloration visible from the old tape, text from verso visible. Color seepage onto verso. Thick felt-like paper. This is one of the stunning plates from Hortus Eystettensis, the first great florilegium "splendid in its array of large drawings, magnificent as a record of the plants in a German garden at the beginning of the seventeenth century" (Hunt). The work commemorates the celebrated gardens of its patron, Johann Konrad von Gemmingen, Prince Bishop of Eichstatt. "The book is horticultural rather than botanical, and is the earliest pictorial record of flowers in a single garden. It is divided into Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter sections and is concerned almost entirely with ornamental plants, including florists' flowers and double forms of flowers best left single ... With the outbreak of the Thirty Years War six years after the Bishop's death, the garden deteriorated, and by 1633 the celebrated collection of plants had reverted to a vegetable plot." (Coats). "The plates depict over 1000 flowers representing 667 species, many of them exotics appearing for the first time. The original drawings ... took sixteen years to complete; ten artists and engravers were involved, the most important being Wolfgang Kilian of Augsburg. The author, Basilius Besler (1561-1629), was a Nuremberg apothecary and botanist. The work was completed in Autumn 1613 and three hundred copies were issued. The copper plates survived until 1817, when they were melted down by the Royal Mint in Munich." (de Belder catalogue #23). The work was reprinted in 1640 and 1713. It is not known what edition this plate is from; the handcolor is later, but not recent. This plate (from the selection of autumnal plants) depicts an ivy-leaved cyclamen and two European cyclamens, all from the Primulaceae family. .

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        Antiquitatum Romanarum syntagma absolutissimum concinnatum. Primo a Joanne Rosino Isenacensi Thuringo; auctum deinde et exornatum a Thoma Dempstero a Muresk, I. C. Scoto, qui ex criticis, et innumeris utriusque linguae auctoribus, poetis, oratoribus, historicis, iurisconsultis, paralipomena collegit, quibus infinita supplentur, mutantur, adduntur cum indicibus locupletissimis.

      Coloniae Allobrogum [Genf], Excudebat Gabriel Cartier 1613.. Editio nova. 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. kl.-4°. 16 Bll., 600 S., 40 Bll. (Index). Mit wdh. Titelvign., 2 mehrf. gefalt. Taf. (Plan v. Rom. u. 1 röm. Kastell), u. zahlr. tlw. ganzseit. Holzschn. Flex. Pgmt. d. Zt. m. Blindpräg. Fehlstellem am Tit. u. Schlußbl. alt restaur.. vgl. Brunet IV, 1398; Graesse II, 361 - Beigebunden: [2. Teil] Antiquitatum romanarum auctarium, seu supplementum syntagmatis antiq. Rom. a Joanne Rosino delineati, auctore Thoma Dempstero. 16 Bll., 438 S., 22 Bll. (Index). - Erweiterte Ausgabe des berühmte Werkes über römische Altertümer. Thomas Dempster (1579-1625), war ein schottischer Altphilologe, Historiker und Dichter, der insbesondere die Etruskologie durch seine Arbeiten beförderte. Johannes Rosinus (Johann Roszfeld) 1550-1626, war der deutsche Autor des berühmten Werkes über römische Altertümer: 'Antiquitatum romanarum ...'

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        La apologia istorica del regno di Napoli. Contra la falsa opinione di coloro, che biasimarono i Regnicoli d'incostanza, & d'infedelta.

      Naples, Giovanni Domenico Roncagliolo, 1613.. 4to. (20), 168 pp. Contemp. vellum with ms. title to spine.. Probably only edition of this apologetic publication by the Neapolitan historical writer Tommaso Costo (1560-1630). "Assai bello" (Lozzi). - Brownstained throughout. Contemp. ownership of the Neapolitan lawyer Francesco Jannectasio on title page. From the library of the Ducs de Luynes at the Chateau de Dampierre: their bookplate reproducing the arms of Charles Marie d'Albert de Luynes (1783-1839), 7th Duc de Luynes, on pastedown. - Libr. Vinciana 889. Lozzi 2996. Olschki (Choix) 20766. ICCU TO0E\007202.

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        Buxus. Syringa flore coeruleo. Syringa flore lacteo.

      Nürnberg, Besler, 1613. Buchsbaum (Buxus) und Flieder. "I. Buxus. II. Syringa flore coeruleo. III. Syringa flore lacteo". Orig. kol. Kupferstich, B. Besler (1561-1629) aus seinem Hortus Eystettensis, Nürnberg, 1613. 50:40,5 cm.. Basilius Besler, ein deutscher Apotheker, Botaniker und Verleger, betrieb die Apotheke "Zum Marienbild" in Nürnberg und hatte einen eigenen botanischen Garten sowie ein Naturalienkabinett. Die Pflanzen im Garten wurden Ausgangspunkt für den berühmten Hortus Eystettensis (erschienen in Eichstätt und Nürnberg 1613), ein Pflanzenbuch des Barock, mit dessen Herausgabe Besler beauftragt wurde.

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        Doctrina christiana. Nunc primum ex Italico idiomate in Arabicum, iussu S.D.N. Pauli V. Pont. Max. translata.

      (Rome, Stefano Paolini f. Typographia Savariana, 1613). - 8vo. (16), (88) pp. With woodcut arms of the Pope on first and engraved arms of Savary de Brèves on final leaf of prelims. Contemp. blindstamped brown full calf with ornamental central and cornerpiece decorations. Marbled endpapers. The first book ever printed with the fine Arabic types of the Roman Typographia Savariana: the first Arabic edition of Robert Bellarmino's catechism, an abridgment of his "Dichiarazione piu copiosa della dottrina christiana" (1598). Translated by the Maronites Vittorio Scialac (d. 1635) and Gabriel Sionita (1577-1648). "Les traducteurs disent qu'ils ont ponctué l'arabe, changé et ajouté quelque chose au texte primitif de Bellarmin, mais avec son consentement. Ce volume rare est le premier publié avec les beaux charactères arabes de Savary" (de Backer/S.). The present copy does not contain the Latin text at all, hence it has only 88 unnumbered pages of text instead of the 171 numbered pages usually cited. This catechism and the Arabic-Latin Psalter produced the following year would remain the only works to leave the Typographia Savariana; the types have survived and are now in the archives of the Imprimerie Nationale in Paris. - Stains and traces of moisture. Old shelfmark labels to spine, cover and final flyleaf; bookplate of the Dutch Jesuit Seminary on final pastedown. Contemp. ms. notes to endpaper. Rare; only two copies in auction records (the last in 1999). Schnurrer 242. Smitskamp, PO 181. De Backer/Sommervogel I, 1188f. OCLC 491559247. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Anagyris angustisfoliis. Anagyris latisfoliis

      Nürnberg, Besler, 1613. <b>Stinkstrauch (Stinkgoldregen).</b>"I. Anagyris angustisfoliis. II. Anagyris latisfoliis". Orig. altkol. Kupferstich, B. Besler (1561-1629) aus seinem Hortus Eystettensis, Nürnberg, 1613. 50:41,5 cm.. Basilius Besler, ein deutscher Apotheker, Botaniker und Verleger, betrieb die Apotheke "Zum Marienbild" in Nürnberg und hatte einen eigenen botanischen Garten sowie ein Naturalienkabinett. Die Pflanzen im Garten wurden Ausgangspunkt für den berühmten Hortus Eystettensis (erschienen in Eichstätt und Nürnberg 1613), ein Pflanzenbuch des Barock, mit dessen Herausgabe Besler beauftragt wurde.

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        Hechos de Don García Hurtado de Mendoça, Marqués de Cañete

      Madrid: Imprenta Real, 1613. Small quarto, with an engraved title, occasional spotting; modern morocco, a fine copy. D. First edition, first issue: an exceptional rarity. Mendaña and Quiros searching for the southern continent: the first of two issues of the first edition (a second issue appeared three years later). This has always been an extremely rare book, and at least two famous collectors had enough trouble finding it to write about the difficulty: Alexander Dalrymple states in his Historical Collection that he had 'not been able to procure a copy of Figueroa' until, when his first volume was in the press in 1769, he acquired a copy 'from Spain' and was able to add the final section to his book; and Rex Nan Kivell wrote to Bjarne Kroepelien (quoted in the Kroepelien catalogue): 'I was delighted to get your list of books and am very envious of them, particularly... your Suárez de Figueroa... [which] I have been hunting for twenty years'.The text, an account of the deeds of Don García Hurtado de Mendoça (captain-general of Chile and from 1590-96 viceroy of Peru), was commissioned by his family; it describes the wars against the Araucano Indians in Chile and Don García's rule as viceroy; the incursions of Drake, Cavendish and Hawkins are touched upon.Most importantly however, it is a prime source for the history of Mendaña and Quiros. Mendaña's discovery of the Solomons in 1568 is narrated (pp. 228-37), and there is a long account of his second voyage (pp. 238-90), which was despatched from Peru in 1595 to colonise the Solomons and to continue the search for the Southern Continent. Although Mendaña failed to rediscover the Solomons and died along with many of his crew - the chief pilot, Quiros, finally guiding the survivors to safety in the Philippines - his second voyage is especially significant marking the first discovery of an important Polynesian island group, the Marquesas (named "Las Marquesas de Mendoça" after the viceroy) and led directly to Quiros's own expedition of 1605 and his celebrated quest for Terra Australis Incognita.This is one of two principal contemporary printed sources for Mendaña's momentous voyage, the other being Quiros's report to Don Antonio de Morga published in the exceedingly rare Sucesos de las Islas Filipinas, Mexico, 1609.Suárez de Figueroa's account is based on the manuscript Narrative of his friend Quiros, who had suggested him to the King in 1610 as chronicler for the proposed expedition to the Southern Continent; Celsus Kelly has established that Suárez de Figueroa 'incorporates as his own many phrases, paragraphs and even at times entire pages, except for minor alterations, from the 'Narrative' of Quiros on the Mendaña 1567 and 1595 voyages. For this he must surely have received Quiros's permission since they were both in Madrid at that time...'.

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        Discursus siue Relatio Memorabilis (The Eighth Memorial)

      Frankfurt: M. Becker, 1613. Foolscap folio, pp.13-20, some toning, but very good in magnificent red half morocco with gilt lettering by Aquarius. The eighth memorial printed within Quiros' own lifetime. A rare and notably early printing of the famous Quiros memorial about the discovery of Terra Australis, the fifth part of the world. This is one of the few printings of the eighth memorial within Quiros' own lifetime.The four leaves of the memorial are extracted from the tenth part of classic collection of voyages published by Johann de Bry. The collection is essentially a history and anthology of the Dutch voyages to the East Indies and the Pacific by way of the Cape of Good Hope.Quiros, the last of the great Spanish discoverers, sailed on the Mendana expedition across the Pacific in 1595, and then commanded his own expedition of 1605-06 in search of the Terra Australis, actually discovering Tahiti and other Pacific Islands, and reaching the New Hebrides. His second-in-command, Luis Vaez de Torres, took one of the expedition's ships through the consequently named Torres Strait, and probably sighted Cape York.The remainder of Quiros's life was spent petitioning the King for an expedition with settlers to Terra Australis, without success; his secret 'Memorial' to the Spanish Court, which gradually became leaked through Europe in editions such as this, provoked the search for a southern continent that was not finished until Cook's expedition 150 years later.

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        HISTORIE DELLE MIRACOLOSE IMAGINI e delle vite de? Santi, i corpi de? quali sono nella città di Lucca.

      Guidoboni 1613 gr. vol. in - 4 antico, pp. (16), 614, (2), leg. p. perg. coeva con tit. mss al d. Front. inc. in rame con bella veduta prospettica della città, i Santi protettori e la Madonna entro riquadro al margine alto. Marca tipogr. al fine. Stemma della città al verso della seconda carta non numerata. Numerose incis. e capilett. xilogr. Testo su due colonne. Piantanida 4587. Bell?esempl. [049]

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        Kst.- Karte, b. Mercator - Hondius, "Irlandiae Regnum".

      . mit altem Grenzkolorit,, nach 1613, 34 x 46,5. Bonar Law, The printed maps of Ireland to 1612, S. 20 ( Me 22 / Me 27 a/ Me 29 a ): Krogt, Koemans Atlantes Neerlandici, Bd. 1 ( Nr. 5902.1.1 ). Aus einer lateinischen Ausgabe ( 1613 - 1630). - Unten rechts eine Rollwerkskartusche mit dem Titel. Zeigt Mittel- und Südirland.

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        A Publication of his MaÕties Edict, and Severe Censure against Private Combats and Combatants; Whether within his Highnesse Dominions, or without; With their Seconds, Accomplices, and Adhaerents

      London: Robert Barker, 1613. Sm. 4to, (4), 119, (1)pp. Woodcut on verso of title-page. Modern half brown morocco, marbled boards, backstrip lettered in gilt, very good. First edition, the issue with ?'doeth?" on A3v line 1 (the other issue reads ?'doth?"). DNB notes: ?'The last tract that Northampton composed was written in the autumn of 1613, just before his health began to fail. Designed to accompany the royal proclamation against private challenges and combats, issued on 4 February 1614, it was written in the king's name. James detested duelling, but the treatise also reflected Northampton's own long-standing anxieties. From 1613 a campaign against duelling was under way, led by Northampton and enforced in Star Chamber and the court of the earl marshal. He also collected extensive information on the code and practice of duelling, imported from France and Spain. The proclamation was triggered by several duels involving courtiers, the most notorious being one between Lord Henry Howard, brother of Frances, and the earl of Essex, the husband whom she was divorcing. Northampton recognized that it was not enough to ban duels. Instead he proposed alternative remedies to provide satisfaction for those who believed their honour and reputation had been traduced. The commissioners for the earl marshalship, together with the lords lieutenant in the counties, would hear cases, and heavy punishments would be inflicted on those who disobeyed their attempts at conciliation. Potential duellers were exhorted to remember the king's interest in the lives of his subjects. The treatise exemplified Northampton's passion for social order, while marking a radical departure from many current notions of honour, which embraced private combats with an often deadly enthusiasm.?" ESTC S100678: holdings would suggest that this is slightly scarcer than the other issue.

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        Philonos 'Ioudaiou 'exegetika sungrammata}. Philonis Iudaei Opera exegetica in Libros Mosis, De mundi opificio, historicos, et legales, quae partim ab ADRIANO TURNEBO (.) partim a DAVIDE HOESCHELIO (.) edita et illustrata sunt. Accessere extra superiorum ordinem eiusdem Philonis sex opuscula quorum alia sunt spidoktika, alia didaskalika, alia denique historica res quae Iudeais auctoris aevo contigere describentia. Nunc graece et latine in lucem emissa ex accuratissima SIGISMUNDI GELENIJ interpretatione (.).

      - Coloniae Allobrogum (Geneva), Petrus de la Rouiere, 1613. Folio. (8) blanc leaves, 904, ((24) pp., blancs (7,8) with small whole, titleprint somewhat browned, waterstain to first few leaves; else very good. Contemp. blindstamped vellum, raised bands, vellum ties (mostly lacking), contemp. title in ink on spine: Philo Opera exegetica; some age-soiling. Extensive contemp. annotation in French on the life of Philo in ink on blanc (7). First edition of the complete works. Greek text and Latin translation in double columns; printed with elaborate woodcut head-pieces and tail piece and decorated initials. Ref.: Goodenough, The politics of Philo of Judaeus with Bibliography, nr. 398.

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        OPERA Quae velut in partes antè sparsa, nunc in certas classes digesta; atque in gratiam & utilitatem legentium, in novum corpus redacta & II Tomis comprehensa.

      Lugduni, apud Horatium Cardon, 1613. In-4 gr. (mm. 354x222), 2 voll., p. pergam. coeva, dorso a cordoni con tit. mss., 6 cc.nn., 84,(8),882 pp.num. (manca ultima c.b.); 6 cc.nn., 899 pp.num.; ornati da testate, grandi capilettera e finali inc. su legno; molto belli il frontespizio figurato (entro elaborata cornice architettonica) e il ritratto dell'A., disegnati e inc. in rame da J. de Fornazeris, come pure la grande vignetta al frontesp. del secondo vol. Di pregevole fattura è la parte iconografica relativa ad alcune opere contenute nel 2° vol.; si tratta di 72 grandi vignette, inc. in rame, che illustrano: "De militia romana libri quinque - Analecta, sive observationes reliquae ad militiam et hosce libros - Poliorceticon sive de machinis, tormentis, telis libri quinque (vi figurano piante di città assediate, arieti, torri, ecc) - De vesta et vestalibus syntagma - De cruce (sui diversi sistemi di crocefissione) - Diva Virgo Hallensis", e con 2 grandi piante, a doppia pag., delle città di Lovanio e di Heverlea. Oltre alle inc. in rame, numerose sono le inc. su legno (sempre nel t.) per illustrare: "De militia romana - De amphitheatris quae extra Romam" e i giochi dei "Saturnalium sermonum". Bella edizione delle opere dell?'umanista fiammingo (1547-1606), tipico esponente dell?'età della Controriforma. Con uniformi arross. più o meno pesanti e aloni interc. nel t.

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        Colutea Vesicaria, Pl. 12

      Eichstatt, 1613 Basil Besler?s (1561-1629) great botanical work, ?Hortus Eystettensis? is a landmark of botanical documentation and pre-Linnaean classification, as well as one of the most splendidly stylized and aesthetically powerful botanical works ever produced. This original hand-colored copperplate engraving, Colutea Vesicaria, Pl. 12, measures 20" x 16.5" and is in good condition with staining throughout and evidence of verso page text. Illustrated on this engraving are plants commonly known as Shrubby Lucerene, Bladder Sena and Spiked Broom. This engraving is expertly hand-colored in vibrant shades of green and yellow and has precise detailing of the flowers, leaves and stems.Basil Besler was an apothecary and botanist who managed the gardens of Bishop Johann Conrad in Eichstatt, Germany. The Bishop?s remarkable garden was one of the most extensive in Europe, containing a huge variety of European shrubs and flowering plants, as well as exotic specimens from Asia and the Americas. Besler used this encyclopedic resource as the basis for the ?Hortus Eystettensis?, in which he studied and depicted over a thousand flowers, representing 667 species in all. With the Bishop?s patronage, he worked both as artist and publisher, directing a team of ten artists and engravers in creating 367 plates over 16 years.Published one hundred and fifty years before Linnaeus created his thorough system of classification; Besler?s great florilegium represents an impressive early attempt to classify plants for the benefit of botanists, doctors and apothecaries. Each plant is given a distinct and often descriptive Latin title, and related species are grouped together on the same plate, or over a series of plates. Almost all specimens are shown complete and accurately colored, including delineations of their root systems.While Besler?s work is obviously motivated by a scientific impulse to document and describe a remarkable collection of species, the beautiful presentation and dramatic stylization of the illustrations also convey a sense of the visual grandeur of the Bishop?s great garden. Each specimen is placed on the page with an artist?s understanding of formal and spatial relations. Most notably, the stylized depiction of foliage and root systems betrays a lively baroque sensibility, as the plants seem to dance across the page. This illustration of various flowers is among the most dramatic and desirable of Besler?s illustrations.

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