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        A RELATION OF A VOYAGE TO GUIANA. DESCRIBING THE CLIMAT, SITUATION, FERTILITIE, PROVISIONS AND COMMODITIES OF THAT COUNTRY.TOGETHER WITH THE MANNERS, CUSTOMES, BEHAVIORS, AND DISPOSITIONS OF THE PEOPLE.

      London: Printed by John Beale, for W. Welby, 1613. - [16],71pp. Small quarto. Modern crushed red morocco by Riviere, spine lettered in gilt, raised bands, a.e.g., gilt inner dentelles. Titlepage margins restored, affecting a few letters of text. Light, even toning. A handsome copy. The Frank C. Deering copy, with his gilt morocco bookplate on the front pastedown, of the rare first edition of the most extensive narrative of the British attempt to establish a colony in South America. Harcourt made his voyage to Guiana in 1609 and stayed less than a year. While there he made contact with a local chief, set about searching for gold, and established a colony at the mouth of the River Wiapoco. When he returned to England, Harcourt began promoting his newly acquired plantation in Guiana, and the text includes discussions of the growing of sugar, cotton, tobacco, and indigo. Harcourt presents strong arguments for the future of the British toehold on the Spanish Main, and contends that Guiana's riches rival those of New Spain and Peru. This first edition contains the text of the Patent of Guiana granted to Harcourt, which is not printed in the second edition of 1626. "The tract did much to hasten the idea of English colonization in America." - Streeter. "Very rare" - Sabin. Only the former Boies Penrose copy has appeared for sale in recent times. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 613/73. JCB (3)II:.95. SABIN 30296. STREETER SALE 34. CHURCH 361. ADVENTURES IN AMERICANA 68. ARENTS 105. BELL H36. ESTC S103834. STC 12754.

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        Anales del Reyno de Valencia. Tomo primero, que corre desde su población después del Diluvio, hasta la muerte del Rey don Jayme el Conquistador.

      Pedro Patricio Mey,, València: 1613 - Portada y 7 hojas, 392 páginas y 14 hojas de tablas. Encuadernación original en pergamino. En la portada, cuatro primeras y última hoja hay un sello de antigua procedencia, un punto de polilla muy discreto atraviesa el tomo afectando mínimamente y alguna mancha ocasional. Palau 71636. Aunque figura como tomo primero, es todo lo publicado.

      [Bookseller: Els Llibres del Tirant]
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        Scilla Alba [Maritime squill (sea onion)]; Crocus Vernus flore candido [White crocus]; Crocus Vernus flore violaceo [Lilac crocus]; Hepatica Aurea flore coeruleo [Wild hepatica]; Hepatica Aurea flore rubro [Wild hepatica]

      Eichstatt 1613 - Basil Besler published "Hortus Eystettensis", the earliest large folio botanical, at Eichstatt near Nuremburg, in 1613. He worked on the drawings for the 374 copper engravings over a period of sixteen years using the plants in the garden of Bishop Johann Conrad von Gemmingen, his patron. Depicted in this florilegium were flowers, herbs, vegetables and newly discovered plants such as tobacco and peppers. Besler was, in modern terms, a botanist and horticulturalist, and he was familiar with real and alleged medicinal properties of various plants. Besler had the good fortune to live at a time when exotic plants were being shipped to Europe from all over the world. The garden that he organized and illustrated for his patron was both ornamental and experimental, and the large book he had engraved after his drawings was unique. The prints, made by a team of master engravers, are strong and exquisitely done. Hand-coloured engraving.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Quintus Horatius Flaccus

      LvtetiÊ [i.e. Paris]: ex typographia Rob. Stephani. 1613. "12mo, 2 parts in 1; pp. [8], 227, [1], 69, [3]; woodcut device on title, notes by Joannes Rutgers; Renouard, 202.7; not common: 5 copies in OCLC, all in Europe; bound with: D. Iunii Iuuenalis Satirarum libri v. Sulpiciae Satira. Noua editio. Cura Nicolai Rigaltii. Lutetiae, Rob. Stephani, 1616, pp. [40], 126; woodcut device on title; Renouard, 202.1; also not common: 3 in OCLC, only 1 in the U.S. (Illinois); bound with: Aulus Persius Flaccus, Lutetiae, Rob. Stephani, 1614, pp. 23; woodcut device on title; Renouard, 202.9; again, not common: 4 in OCLC, 3 in the U.S.; together three volumes in 1, 18th century polished tan calf, black morocco label on gilt-decorated spine; joints a bit rubbed, but in all a very good copy."

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        Lilium Persicum [Persian fritillary and bulb]; Iris tuberosa [Snake's-head iris]; Chamæiris angustis foliis minor [Beardlesspurple iris]

      Eichstatt, 1613. Basil Besler published "Hortus Eystettensis", the earliest large folio botanical, at Eichstatt near Nuremburg, in 1613. He worked on the drawings for the 374 copper engravings over a period of sixteen years using the plants in the garden of Bishop Johann Conrad von Gemmingen, his patron. Depicted in this florilegium were flowers, herbs, vegetables and newly discovered plants such as tobacco and peppers. Besler was, in modern terms, a botanist and horticulturalist, and he was familiar with real and alleged medicinal properties of various plants. Besler had the good fortune to live at a time when exotic plants were being shipped to Europe from all over the world. The garden that he organized and illustrated for his patron was both ornamental and experimental, and the large book he had engraved after his drawings was unique. The prints, made by a team of master engravers, are strong and exquisitely done. Hand-coloured engraving. In excellent condition, with the exception of a printer's crease in upper left corner.

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        CINQ LIVRES DU DROIT DES OFFICES. [relié à la suite :] TRAITE DES SEIGNEURIES. [relié à la suite :] TRAITE DES ORDRES ET SIMPLES DIGNITEZ. [3 ouvrages].

      - A Cologni [Cologne], par Isaac Demonthouz, 1613 [et] Sans lieu, par Balthazard l'Abbé, 1613 pour les deux ouvrages suivants. Trois ouvrages reliés en un fort volume grand in-8 (180 X 250) cuir suédé, encadrements de triple filet à froid sur les plats, dos quatre nerfs (reliure de l'époque) ; (3) ff. blancs, titre imprimé en rouge et noir et orné d'une grande vignette gravée, (2) ff. d'épitre et table, 762 pages, (22) ff. de table, (1) f. blanc, [relié à la suite :] 246 pages (dont titre), (1) f. blanc, (9) ff. de table, [relié à la suite :] 172 pages (dont titre), (8) ff. de table, (3) ff. blancs. La plupart des feuillets sont roussis, dos et plats en partie tachés, petit manque de peau en queue du dos. RARE ET INTERESSANTE REUNION d'oeuvres de Charles Loyseau, imprimées à Cologne par Isaac DEMONTHOUZ et probablement à Genève par Balthasard L'ABBE. La page de titre est ornée d'une belle vignette gravée reproduisant le portrait de l'auteur en buste ceint d'une couronne de lauriers, avec en sous-titre les quatre vers suivants signés "Lamberdiere" : « Le peintre a seulement icy tracé le trait / De l'autheur de ce livre en peignant son visage / Mais luy pour animer vivement son pourtrait / Fait voir son bel esprit dedans son docte ouvrage ». Deuxième édition pour les "Cinq livres du droit des Offices" qui a été publié pour la première fois par Abel L'Angelier en 1610. Le "Traité des Seigneuries" est annoncé "Edition troisiesme, corrigée & augmentée par l'Autheur", mais cette mention est fictive puisqu'une édition imprimée en 1610 par Abel L'Angelier comporte déjà cette mention d'"Edition Troisiesme", les deux précédentes éditions ayant été publiées en 1608 et 1609. Quant au "Traité des ordres et simples dignitez" il a été édité une première fois en 1610, toujours chez Abel L'Angelier. Charles LOYSEAU (1566-1627), célèbre jurisconsulte français né à Nogent-le-Roi, avait une connaissance profonde du droit romain, dont il s'aidait pour résoudre les difficultés de notre droit coutumier. Ses ouvrages ont conservé de l'estime comme monuments de notre ancienne constitution féodale. (MICHAUD, Biographie universelle). PLAISANT EXEMPLAIRE dans sa reliure d'époque en BON ETAT. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ERIC CASTERAN]
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        Tragoediae. Animadversionibus et notis marginalibus fideliter emendatae atque illustratae.

      Excudebat Felix Kingstonius impensis Gulielmi Welby 1613 - FIRST FARNABY EDITION, last leaf dusty, cut down slightly, and with blank verso mounted, penultimate leaf with a small area torn from blank corner, some spotting and soiling elsewhere, initial blank discarded, pp. [vi], 96, 87-206, 176, 181-228, [16], 8vo, nineteenth-century sheep in antique style, bordered with blind rolls, darkened and a bit rubbed, label lost from spine, signature excised from front pastedown, short crack to upper joint, sound The first edition of Seneca’s tragedies edited Thomas Farnaby (1574-1647) for the use of schoolboys. Farnaby was called by Wood ‘the chief Grammarian, Rhetorician, Poet, Latinist and Grecian of his time’ (quot. in ODNB), and his notes on Seneca remained standard accompaniments to the text throughout the following century in Europe as well as England. The laudatory poems at the end include one by Ben Jonson, and Farnaby returned the favour by praising Jonson in the preface to his 1615 Martial. (ESTC S117120)

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        Balneologie. - (Sammelband mit drei Schriften zur Balneologie): Blondel, François: Thermarum aquis Granensium et Porcetanarum descriptio / Francisci Blondel. Congruorum quoque ac salubrium usuum balneationis (et) potationis elucidatio. Accedunt probæ thermarum aquisgranensium. Maastricht, Jacques Du Preys, 1685. 12 n.n. Bl., 208 S. 4 weisse Bl., 6 n.n. Bl. Index. Mit 10 gestochenen Kupfertafeln. - II: Cottereau Du Clos, Samuel: Observationes super aquis mineralibus diversarum provinciarum Galliae, in academia scientiarum regia in anne 1670 & 1671 factae, et ejusdem dissertatio super principiis mixtorum naturalium habita anno 1677. Leiden, Pieter Vander Aa, 1685. 2 Bl. 204 S., 3 n.n. Bl., 1 weisses Bl. Mit einem gestochenen Titelkupfer. - II

      0 - 8°. Pergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. I: Krivatsy 1392. - Wellcome II, 182. - Zweite lateinische Ausgabe der Monographie über die Bäder von Aachen und Burtscheid, geschrieben durch den Direktor der Bäder François Blondel (1613-1703), der massgeblich dazu beitrug, dass aus Aachen eine Bäderstadt wurde. Die Kupfertafeln zeigen neben den Quellen und Badeanstalten ein Porträt Karl des Grossen sowie verschiedene Ansichten Aachens und seiner Umgebung. - II: Krivatsy 2770. - Waller 2612. - Kurzer Badeführer über die französischen Bäder mit einem Verzeichnis der bekannten Bäder auf Seite 128-132 in französischer Sprache. - III: Krivatsy 7059. - Vgl. Waller 5939. - Wellcome II, 492 (unter Duclos). - Titelauflage des gleichzeitig in London erschienenen Führers zu den Bädern Englands und ihren Therapien. Beliebte Zusammenstellung von drei in ihrer Zeit verbreiteten Bäderschriften. Die Titel II und III wurden meist mit einer vorgebundenen Monographie eines Badeortes angeboten. Pergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel.

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        Les Voyages du Sieur de Champlain Xaintongeois, Capitaine ordinaire pour le Roy, en la marine. Divisez en deux livres. Ou, Journal tres-fidele des observations faites és descouvertures de la Nouvelle France

      Paris: Jean Berjon, 1613. Two parts in one volume, 4to., (8 4/5 x 6 4/8 inches). 7 folding maps, 3 folding plates, 13 copper engravings in the text, one woodcut diagram, woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials, with FINE LARGE ENGRAVED FOLDING MAP "Carte Geographique de la Nouvelle Franse" (17 x 30 inches) mounted and framed separately (some of the images cropped along foremargins, washed). Early fine binding of 20th-century red morocco gilt, edges gilt, by Trigardon. Provenance: Purchased at the Ogden Goelet sale 3 January 1935, lot 50, by John E. Scopes on behalf of John W. Whiteley, with his bookplate. First edition of the second published account of Champlain's voyages, containing the relations of four voyages to America made between 1604 and 1613. "The volume deals very fully with the natural history of the country, its soil and products, and is especially minute in its description of the manners, customs, and habits of the Indians. In this edition the text is much fuller than in that of 1632..." (Church). WITH THE EXCEPTIONALLY SCARCE MAP THAT PROVES SAMUEL de CHAMPLAIN'S PRE-EMINENCE AS AN EXPLORER AND DEMONSTRATE HIS ABILITIES AS A FOUNDER, A LEADER, A MAPMAKER, A BOTANIST, A THEOLOGIAN, AN ETHNOGRAPHER AND AN ARTIST The scientific exploration and mapping of New France began with the work of Samuel de Champlain, whose exceedingly rare depictions of the American Northeast are the most important and accurate seventeenth-century maps of the vast region. Champlain based his maps on his own early discoveries in New France and New England in the early 1600s and published them to accompany the accounts of his voyages. His explorations were the first of the seventeenth century to have a major effect on contemporary cartography, and Champlain's terrestrial in the New World helped establish French possession of the area. The map, "Carte Geographique de la Nouvelle Franse," is the Newberry Library copy, and is the explorer's first significant map of the vast area. Champlain penetrated further into the interior than any previous explorer, and the geographical discoveries that can be credited to him -- and that are recorded for the first time in this map -- are almost too numerous to name. The southern and western coasts of Nova Scotia, the Bay of Fundy and the coast of New Brunswick (areas that the French explored while searching for a suitable command post for their New World colony) are accurately and minutely depicted. Quebec, at the time little more than a trading post that had been founded by Champlain in 1608, takes the form of a citadel flying the French flag. Champlain also indicates and names Montreal, founded in 1611, further up the St. Lawrence River. Of particular interest are two large lakes shown to the west of that town: "Lac Contenant 15 journees des canaux des savages" and "grand lac contenant 300 lieux de long." The depiction of the first, thought to be Lake Ontario, was based on reports provided by native tribes. The second is less easily identified, and could be a composite of the other large lakes or an optimistic view of the western ocean. Regardless, with these two indications of large bodies of water in the region, Champlain initiated the mapping of the Great Lakes. This map also included the earliest accurate delineation of the New England coastline, preceding John Smith's map by several years. Champlain had explored this region in several voyages he made as official geographer and mapmaker to New France, and the map spans as far south as Cape Ann, Boston Harbor, and Cape Cod, the furthest southern point reached in his journey of 1605. The following summer, Champlain led his last New England voyage south along the coast as far as Martha's Vineyard. These discoveries preceded the important voyage by Captain John Smith and Adrian Block. VERY SCARCE: according to American Book Prices Current, only two complete copies and three incomplete copies of "Les Voyages du Sieur de Champlain" have sold at auction in the last thirty years. Brown, The World Encompassed (Baltimore, 1952), n. 209; Burden, The Mapping of North America: A List of Printed Maps 1511-1670 (Rickmansworth, 1996), 197-198; Church 360; Sabin 11835; Lande 116; Alden 613/30; JCB (3) II: 93; Streeter sale VI, 3630. Book purchased at Christie's 24th Jun 2009, lot 58, map purchased at the Newberry Library sale, Sotheby's New York, Nov 1, 1993, lot 29.. Book.

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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 Breves 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 ponctue l'arabe, change et ajoute quelque chose au texte primitif de Bellarmin, mais avec son consentement. Ce volume rare est le premier publie avec les beaux characteres 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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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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        Os Lusiadas . . . Commentados pelo licenciado Manoel Correa, examinador synodal do Arcebispado de Lisboa, . . .Lisbon, Pedro Crasbeeck, 1613. 4to in 8s. Title-page with woodcut coat of arms of Portugal, further with large woodcut arms of the dedicatee Rodrigo da Cunha. With the verse main text in the left column set in italic type and the prose commentary in roman. Contemporary vellum.

      Adamson, Memoirs of the life and writings of Luis de Camoens II, pp. 296-299; Porbase 821.134.3-13"15" (http://purl.pt/21863). The great epic poem of Portuguese exploration, in the original Portuguese, a monument of Portuguese literature that gave a Homeric aura to Renaissance voyages of discovery and colonial conquests, here in the first edition to include the extensive prose commentaries by the author's close friend Manuel Correia (or Correa) de Montenegro, who died before publication. In mythology Lusus, a son or companion of Bacchus, is said to have founded Lusitania, approximately corresponding to the modern kingdom of Portugal, so the Portuguese heroes of the epic are called Luciadas. "The 'Lusiads', as a synthesis of national sentiment and literary development, stands unchallenged as the epic of the Portuguese nation, and it celebrates more than anything else the voyage of Da Gama and the intrepid bravery of the Portuguese on land and sea" (Lach). With some quires browned and with 1 small worm hole running through the second half, but otherwise in good condition. Binding with a 1×2 cm hole in the vellum covering the spine and slightly wrinkled and dirty, but also good. The most important edition for the study of Portugal's greatest epic.

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        Ficus Indica Eystettensis ex uno folio enata luxurians [Indian fig]

      Eichstatt 1613 - Basil Besler published "Hortus Eystettensis", the earliest large folio botanical, at Eichstatt near Nuremburg, in 1613. He worked on the drawings for the 374 copper engravings over a period of sixteen years using the plants in the garden of Bishop Johann Conrad von Gemmingen, his patron. Depicted in this florilegium were flowers, herbs, vegetables and newly discovered plants such as tobacco and peppers. Besler was, in modern terms, a botanist and horticulturalist, and he was familiar with real and alleged medicinal properties of various plants. Besler had the good fortune to live at a time when exotic plants were being shipped to Europe from all over the world. The garden that he organized and illustrated for his patron was both ornamental and experimental, and the large book he had engraved after his drawings was unique. The prints, made by a team of master engravers, are strong and exquisitely done. Hand-coloured engraving. Large margins, excellent condition.

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        A treatise of angels: of the nature, essence, place, power, science, vvill, apparitions, grace, sinne and all other proprieties of angels

      Thomas Snodham, London 1613 - Name dated July 1795 on title page; later owners' names on front pastedown, with clipping from a bookseller's catalogue; lacks 2 pages (127/8 & 207/8); annotation in contempory hand on p.209; binding tight; leather a little scuffed and worn on boards with small loss to back board; spine worn, with small loss at head; red leather title label. Scarce early treatise on angels, with dedication to King James Used - Very Good. VG hardback in full leather [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Bistorta Maior [Bistort]; Salvia agrestis flore purpureo [Meadow sage]; Salvia agrestis flore albo [White meadow sage]

      Eichstatt 1613 - Basil Besler published "Hortus Eystettensis", the earliest large folio botanical, at Eichstatt near Nuremburg, in 1613. He worked on the drawings for the 374 copper engravings over a period of sixteen years from the plants in the garden of Bishop Johann Conrad von Gemmingen, his patron. Depicted in this florilegium were flowers, herbs, vegetables and "exotic" plants such as tobacco and peppers. Besler was, from our point of view, a botanist and horticulturalist, in medieval terms, he was a healer and familiar with the real and alleged medicinal benefits of various plants. And he lived at a time when new, unknown plants were being shipped to Europe from all over the world. The garden that he organized and illustrated for his patron was both ornamental and experimental, and the large book he had engraved after his drawings was unique. The prints, made by a team of master engravers, are strong and exquisitely done. Hand-coloured engraving. Mild marginal soiling and light foxing in the top margin, otherwise good condition.

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        DE SERVIS & Eorum apud Veteres Ministeriis, Commentarius, In quo familia, tum erbana, tum rustica, ordine producitur & illustratur

      Augsburg:: [C. Daberholtzer for Marcus Welser] At the sign of the Pine,, 1613.. First Edition. 4to, pp. [xii], 280, [10], 2 blanks]. Illustrated with six full page and 21 text woodcuts, with a woodcut title device. Bound in contemporary vellum over thin soft boards, ms spine title. A fine copy (spot on two leaves), early ownership signature of D. Attanzio Arcelli. Krivatsy 8979; RISM B VI2 654; UCBA I:1603; Cicognara 1759; This is the first edition of this illustrated encyclopaedia of the duties of rural and urban servants in the ancient world. This covers the family life and legal status of a wide range of tradesmen and blue collar workers: gladiators, scribes, bookkeepers, musicians, physicians and surgeons, comedians, artisans, tutors, gardeners, cooks, midwives, teachers and fishermen. There are plates of musical instruments, ball players, ships, jewelry and a wine cellar. The text draws on ancient, medieval and contemporary sources. The distinguished doctor Fabricus ab Aquapendente contributed a short essy on food addressed to the Augusburg merchant and historian Marcus Welser. A learned antiquary born in Padua in 1591, Pignoria was educated by the Jesuits and a canonry of Treviso was conferred upon him by cardinal Fr. Barberini. This present work is called "a valuable work" although criticised as being diffuse. This offers an interesting glimpse into the working of the classical household.

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