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        Nepetella, Pl. 229

      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, Nepetella, Pl. 229, measures 22.5" x 18.5" and is in very good condition with faint evidence of verso page text, light staining throughout and evidence of previous repair to the right edge. Illustrated on this engraving are plants commonly known as Smooth Catmint, Small catmint and Catnip. This engraving is expertly hand-colored with the stems and leaves in rich shades of green and the delicate flowers in white and lavender. Catnip and catmint are members of the genus Nepeta which is commonly used as a stimulant for cats' pheromonic receptors, typically resulting in temporary euphoria. These plants are illustrated full on the page and their life-like detailing gives them dimension.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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        Paliurus [Christ's Thorn (Jerusalem Thorn)]; Colchicum Autumnale rubello flore [Multiflorous Meadow Saffron]; Colchicum Autumnale flore albo [Multiflorous Meadow Saffron]

      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. Engraving. Very good condition apart from some minor foxing in the margins, a skillfully repaired 3" loss in the top margin and edge of the image, and some slight offsetting.

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        Aethiopis, Pl. 240

      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, Aethiopis, Pl. 240, measures 19.75\" x 16.5\" and is in very good condition with light staining throughout and evidence of verso page text. Illustrated on this engraving is a plant commonly called Wooly sage or Funeral sage. This engraving is expertly hand-colored with the plant extending the length of the plate. The large leaves and stems are colored vibrant greens and the white flowers are delicately illustrated. THe small fibers detailed on the stems give this plant its wooly look and name. Also illustrated in this engraving is a small portion of the root system on this sage bush.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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        Paliurus [Christ's Thorn (Jerusalem Thorn)]; Colchicum Autumnale rubello flore [Multiflorous Meadow Saffron]; Colchicum Autumnale flore albo [Multiflorous Meadow Saffron]

      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. Engraving. Very good condition apart from some minor foxing in the margins, a skillfully repaired 3" loss in the top margin and edge of the image, and some slight offsetting.

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        Thalictrum flore albo, Pl. 25

      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, Thalictrum flore albo, Pl. 25, measures 22.5" x 17.5" and is in good condition with staining and foxing throughout, evidence of previous repair and tears on the right margin. Illustrated on this engraving are plants commonly known as Aquilegia-leaved meadow rue, White meadow rue and Small-flowered fumitory. This engraving is expertly hand-colored with the larger flowers colored with tan stalks, green foliage and purple and white flowers. The Small-flowered fumitory is delicately illustrated with faint blue-white flowers.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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        Amantius, Bartholomäus - Tortius, Franciscus. Novissima Polyanthea, In Libros XX. Dispertita. Opus praeclarum, suauißimis floribus celebriorum sententiarum, com Graecarum, tum Latinarum refertum ... Nunc vero a mendis repurgatum, titulis plurimis auctum, Etymologiarum, Definitionum, Dictorum memorabilium ... collectum ... studio & opera. Josephi Langii (etc.).

      Frankfurt/M., L. Zetzner 1613 (zusätzl. aufgedr. v. Engelshofen 1527).. Fol. Titelbl., 3 nn. Bll., 1439 (=1433) S. (Sspr. 1140-47 ohne Textverl., d. Ss. 1387-1398 u. 1399-1410 gegens. vert.), Titelbl. in rot u. schw., mit je e. Druckerm. in Holzschnitt am Titel- u. (in Variation) am Schlußbl. verso, sowie mit Kopfl., Init. u. Schlußst. Grüngef. Pgmtbd. d. Zt., berieben, Pgmt. a. d. Ecken etw. abgelöst, Vors., bes. vord. fl. Vorsatzbl., stark staubfl., mit Wurmfr. i. d. Innend. u. fl. Vorsatzbll. Titelbl. gebräunt u. wasserfl., Ss. durchg., teilw. stärker, gebräunt, minim. Wurmfr. i. d. Anfangs- u. schlußss. Mit e. verbl. Stempel a. S. 1411, Anm. v. alter Hd. u. alten handschriftl. Zl. am Titelbl. verso u. vord. Spiegel, durch d. Entf. e. Stempels verso e. kl. Fehlst. im Titelbl.. BSB-AK 29,377. ADB 17,602ff. Vgl. Georgi I-II,383. Jöcher 3,810 - diese v. Joseph Lang (um 1570-1615), Philologe u. Sprichwörtersammler, zusammeng. u. hrsg. "Blütenlese" geht zurück auf d. "Polyanthea" d. M. (auch Nani / Nanni/, Domenico), erstm. ersch. Savona 1503 "ein Werck ... welches durch die nachh. vielen Vermehrungen durch andere den Namen s. ersten Verf. verloren hat.". Zu Amantius vergl. Jöcher 1, 327. Trotz s. zuw. kritischen Bew. interess. Werk, das zahlr. Stickworte auch zur Medizin, Natur- u. Geisteswissensch. enthält.

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        Illustris Academia Lugd-Batava: id est Virorum Clarissimorum icones, Elogia ac vitae, qui eam scriptis suis illustrarunt.

      - Ludg-Bat. Apud Andream Cloucquium 1613. 4:o. (198) pp. including engraved title, 35 engraved portraits and engraved plate (epitaph). Misbound H bound before G. Contemporary limp vellum. Engraved title strengthened outer margin. Fritz Stenström Göteborg lower margin on title. Stamp Ex Bibliotheca Rev??? Georgia Aug. with stamp Vend. First free endpaper with loss of paper outer edge. Ex libris Fritz Stenström. 21,5 x 16,5 cm.[#\102477]

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        OPUS MERLINI COCAII poeta mantuani macaronicorum. Totum in pristinam formam per me Magistrum Acquarium lodolam optimè redactum, in his infra notatis titulis divisum - ZANITOLELLA - PHANTASIE - MOSCHEAE - LIBELLULS -, Venetiis, Bevilacqua, 1613

      - cm. 8,5 x 14, rilegatura coeva piena pergamena con titolo manoscritto al dorso, pp. 541 e tabula-indica (8) Fogli con bruniture varie. Varie figure incise su legno all'inizio delle varie opere. Ci sono qui alcune delle opere più importanti del FOLENGO (poeta mantovano, monaco benedettino (Mantova 1491 - Campese di Bassano 1544) ZANITOLELLA, MOSCHEIDE, EPISTOLE ED EPIGRAMMI,ecc. (Brunet II pag. 1318) L'edizione era stata annunciata in alcuni casi come 1513.

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        Cambriae Typus Auctore Humfredo Lhuydo

      Amsterdam 1613 - Size : 346x490 (mm), 13.625x19.25 (Inches), Hand Colored Left and right margins are reinforced. An old repair to a tear from the left margin hardly noticeable. Otherwise good.

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        THE BIBLE, That Is, The Holy Scriptures contained in the Old & New Testament] [Bound after] THE GENEALOGIES Recorded In The Sacred Scriptures .. With The Line of our Saviour Jesus Christ observed from Adam to the blessed Virgin Mary. By J[ohn] S[peed]. [Bound after] THE BOOKE OF COMMON PRAYER with the Psalter or Psalmes of David

      London: Robert Barker, Printer to the Kings most Excellent Maiestie, 1613], 1612. Hardcover. Good. Fine woodcut of Adam & Eve + 30 genealogies incl. some woodcuts + engraved Heart titlepage to New Testament. Quarto in 8's (type 203 x 138mm) 18th century reversed calf with gilt red spine label (boards re-attached) inscription on verso of list of Bookes "Aprill ye 4th Day 1698 William Edge born". Second issue of the first Quarto edition of King James I's Authorised version of the Bible, printed in roman type and known as a She Bible (Darlow & Moule 242, Herbert 320, STC (1986 ed.) 2225 Ruth iii.15 'she went', Gen. 1.11 'bring foorth'). Preceded by Booke of Common Prayer (with Title & Almanacke in red & black but lacking 2 prelim leaves before register A-E8, F) and John Speed Genealogies (STC 23039d.2 - [2]+30 of 34pp - 2 leaves lacking). The Bible text is collated complete, but lacks 7 of 8 preliminary leaves, inc. main engraved Title and map (Title page supplied in facsimile from the same edition on similar paper). Collated text: A-3Z8 +[A]-[M]8, [1296]pp, printed in double columns, each page enclosed within rules. "Heart" Titlepage to New Testament dated 1612, FINIS on M8 with colophon and "Imprinted at London by Robert Barker .. Anno Dom. 1612". Bookblock tight, most pages browned at edge, several signs of use and small marginal tears without loss of text, except on 2 leaves of New Testament. Title of Common Prayer restored, no loss to print of Title but lower corner missing 2" of paper affecting beginning of 5 lines of Golden Number. *A well-used copy of the Quarto edition (1612-13) of the King James Authorised version, preceded by the fine illustrated Genealogies by John Speed.

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        DECISIONES GUIDONIS PAPAE, I.V. CONSVLTISSIMI, CONSILIARII REGII IN SENATU GRATIANOPOLITANI. A. RAMBAVDI, F. PISARDI, Steph. RANCHINI, Lavrentii RABOTII in codem senatu confiliary, & Petri MATTHAEI J.V.D Annotationibus elucidate.

      LVGDVNI, SUMPTIBUS IOANNIS DE GABIANO, MDCXIII (1613), CUM PRIVILEGIO REGIS. - Grand in-4, plein veau d'époque, palmes dorées au centre des plats avec filet doré estompé, dos à nerfs, caissons ornés d'un fleuron doré, titre à l'or sur pièce de marocain rouge [moderne], page de titre aux lettres rouges et noires, vignette allégorique (Libertatem meam mecum porto); 3 ff. 572 pp., 30 ff. (index), 74 pp. (Commentaria in statutum delphinale). A la suite sont reliés les "Commentaria in statutum delphinale Si quis per litteras" du même auteur. Restauration grossière au dos de la page de titre, restauration ancienne des coins mais par la suite rognés et émoussés, absence des coiffes, mors faibles. Rousseurs légères et taches d'humidité, mais en état convenable, vu son âge. A noter : La première édition en français de l'ouvrage de Guy Pape, conseiller du roi et célèbre jurisconsulte dauphinois, a été rédigé de 1444 à 1461 et a été traduite en 1692 (Impression Lyonnaise) par Nicolas Chorier (Avocat au Parlement de Grenoble). L'édition originale, premier livre imprimé à Grenoble, datant de 1490. Les décisions du Parlement de Grenoble et de Guy Pape, ont été longtemps, d'une grande autorité dans les pays de droit écrit, et la presse les a fréquemment reproduites. (Brunet, 1811). Bonne édition avec les notes et "additions" d'Antoine Rambaud, E ou N. Pisard, S ou E. de Ranchin, L. ou Bertrand de Rabot, Pierre Mathieu. Expédition (tarifs de La Poste en vigueur) : colissimo (poids > 2kg).

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        I. Narcissus nobilis Orientalis polyanthos mixtus II. Narcissus de Argiers Polyanthos totus luteus. III. Narcissus Orientalis albusodo ratus calice stellato.

      Basil Besler, Nuremberg 1613 - Basil Besler's great botanical work, "Hortus Eystettensis ." is one the most impportant botanical books ever published.The author, Basilius Besler (1562-1629), was a Nuremberg apothecary and botanist.The work commemorated 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 pictoral 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.The plates depict over 1000 flowers representing 667 species, many of them exotics appearing for the first time. The original drawings (most of them now in the University Library, Erlangen) took sixteen years to complete. With Bishops patronage Besler worked as an artist, autor and publisher directing a team of ten artists and engravers. The most important being Wolfgang Kilian of Ausburg. The work was completed in Autumn 1613.References: Nissen 158; Pritzel 745; Hunt 430; Blunt pp95-97; Hans Baier, Aus dem Antiquariat, n.95, 1970, pp.273-280; Coats, The book of Flowers., Image Size : , Platemark Size : 475x395 (mm), 18.75x15.5 (Inches), Paper Size : 564x440 (mm), 22.25x17.25 (Inches), Hand Colored, Copper Engraving

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        Sorgumfructu rubro. Pl. 344

      Eichstatt: 1613 - Size: 545 × 440 mm. Mounted size: 730 x 640 mm. Very good condition, large margins, text on reverse. Copperplate engraving with hand colour. A wonderful 'life size' botanical print of Sorgum from Basilius Besler's epic work; the 'Hortus Eystettensis'. Besler was a Nuremberg apothecary, commissioned in 1600 by Konrad, the Bishop Prince of Eichstatt, to engrave the contents of his extensive gardens. The resulting 374 plates (illustrating more than a thousand flowers), were arranged according to the yearly seasons. When the book was first published in 1613, it was the largest book ever printed, and the scarce, coloured versions of the prints sold for ten times the price of those sold in black and white. Besler worked on the drawings for almost sixteen years, supervising a team of at least six engravers. The impressive size and scope of these elaborately produced copper engravings certainly make the Hortus Eystettensis one of the most ambitious and stunning botanical publications in the entire history of botanical illustration. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Advertencias a La Historia Del Padre Juan De Mariana De La Compañía De Jesús. Impresa En Toledo En Latín Año De 1592 y En Romance El De 1601. En Que Se Enmienda Gran Parte De La Historia De España. En Esta Segunda Impression Va Añadida Respuesta a .(*)

      Imprenta Real, Madrid 1613 - (*) todas las dificultades que puso el Padre Juan de Mariana, a los Discursos que pruevan la venida de Santiago a España, sacados de la Librería del Condestable de Castilla. Y también se responde al Padre Juan de Pineda, en lo que escrivio en su libro de Rebus Salomonis, de la venida de Nabuchodonosor. Portada - 8 h. - 322pp. y 1 hoja. Muy correcto ejemplar encuadernado en el siglo XX por Angulo , a plena piel decorada en seco. Lomera con nervios, florones y un tejuelo. Cortes jaspeados. Size: 4ºmenor [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lachrimae lachrimarum. or The Distillation of Teares Shede For the untymely Death of The incomparable prince Panaretus. [Bound with:] — Lachrymae Lachryma or The Spirit of Teares Distilled The third Edition, with Addition of His Owne.

      [London: Printed by Humphrey Lownes, 1612 & 1613] - 2 works in one volume, small quarto (179 × 140 mm). Nineteenth-century green straight-grain morocco by Thomson of Edinburgh (with ticket), lately rebacked to style, covers with blind decorative roll border and gilt ornaments inside corners, wide turn-ins gilt all round, gilt edges. Bookplate of Sir Thomas Brooke (1830–1908), of Armitage Bridge House, near Huddersfield. Somewhat closely trimmed, the second work neatly extended with plain paper at fore and lower edge margins to match the page size of the first, printed headlines and signatures in second work shaved. Overall, very good copies of two rare editions. First work: white-line woodcut title with Prince Henry's arms, text within woodcut borders throughout, collates A-D4 (lacks final sig. D4, which has the woodcut border on recto but no text). Second work: white-line woodcut title with royal arms, text within woodcut borders on first 12 leaves, the remainder mostly letterpress save 2 leaves printed with white-line royal arms on black, collates A-B4, C8 (-C8, as issued), D-G4. Both works somewhat eccentrically collated, but textually complete. Second and third editions of these funerary verses, the sombre theme echoed in the design, the text predominately set in deep black woodcut borders with funerary ornaments either side. The promising life of Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales (1594–1612), eldest son of James VI of Scotland and I of England, was publically celebrated from the beginning. Nativity poems, banquets, tilts, and masques attended his birth; in his life, he inspired the praise of authors such as George Chapman, John Davies, Michael Drayton, Henry Peacham, and Francis Bacon, who dedicated the second edition of the Essays (1612) to him; and his sudden death from fever (now thought to be typhoid) was mourned in print by Thomas Campion, Joseph Hall, George Herbert, and Walter Ralegh, among others. Sylvester (1563–1618), who had depended on Prince Henry as his chief patron, was particularly effusive in his grief. The first edition also includes elegies in English, French, Latin, and Italian by the royal tutor, Walter Quin. The third edition is in two parts: the second part has a letterpress divisional title, "Sundry Funeral Elegies " dated 1613, and contains poems by John Donne ("Look to Me, Faith; and look to my Faith, God"), Sir William Cornwallis, Sir Edward Herbert, Sir Henry Goodyere, and Henry Burton. Both editions are bibliographically complicated, the first edition appearing in various combinations of sheets which "may exist in reimpositions which have not yet been adequately studied" (ESTC). STC designates this variant "Anr. ed.", two of the three copies cited matching this in having A3r line 4 "Cædars" and B3r line 10 "Hee". In this variant the colophon is omitted from D4r (this leaf lacking in this copy), though it retains the frame of woodcuts. STC 23577 & 23578 ; Keynes, Donne, 72 (3rd ed.)

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        Hygiasticon seu vera ratio valetudinis bonae et vitae [.]. Subiungitur tractatus Ludovici Cornari Veneti, eódem pertinens, ex Italico in Latinum sermonem ab ipso Lessio translatus.

      Antwerpen, ex officina Plantiniana, apud viduam & filios Io. Moreti, 1613. - (16), 108, (2) SS. Mit Titelvignette und Druckermarke in Holzschnitt am letzten Bl. verso. (Vorgebunden) II: Ders. De providentia numinis et animi immortalitate libri duo adversus atheos & politicos. Ebd., 1613. (16), 351, (17) SS. Mit Titelvignette, Holzschnittvignette im Text und Druckermarke in Holzschnitt am letzten Bl. recto. (Nachgebunden) III: Ders. Disputatio de statu vitae deligendo et religionis ingressu. Ebd., 1613. (16), 210, (4) SS. Mit Titelvignette und Druckermarke in Holzschnitt am letzten Bl. verso. Blindgepr. Schweinslederband der Zeit auf 4 Bünden über Holzdeckeln mit abgeschrägten Deckelkanten. 2 intakte Schließen. 8vo. Jeweils erste Ausgabe. Sammelband mit drei Schriften des flämischen Jesuiten Lessius (1554-1623), darunter sein berühmtes, in zahlreichen Auflagen und Sprachen verbreitetes Werk über die Kunst, lange zu leben und sich bis ins hohe Alter die körperliche und geistige Gesundheit zu erhalten. Dem beigefügt ist die Abhandlung "De vitae sobriae commodis" des italienischen Hygienikers Luigi Cornaro (1467-1566), auf dem Lessius' Werk beruht. "Even now not without interest" (Cath. Enc. IX). - Beigebunden sind Lessius' seltenes Werk über die Vorsehung und die Unsterblichkeit der Seele, ebenfalls "translated into different languages, even into Chinese" (ebd.), sowie seine Abhandlung über die Wahl des geistlichen Standes. - Der etwas beriebene Einband mit Plattenstempeln innerhalb von Feldherrnkopf-Rollen. Aus der Bibliothek des Jesuitenkollegs Hall in Tirol mit entspr. hs. Besitzvermerk am Titel (datiert im Druckjahr 1613). Später, wie durch Titelstempel ausgewiesen, in der Haller Ritter-Waldauf-Bibliothek. Der kaiserliche Protonotar Florian Waldauf (auch: Baldauf; um 1450-1510; 1495 in Antwerpen Gegenzeichner des Vorvertrags zur habsburgisch-spanischen Doppelhochzeit) und seine Frau Barbara hatten 1501 der Pfarrkirche in Hall eine Marienkapelle, eine Reliquiensammlung und ein Predigtamt gestiftet. Die Stadt Hall als Verwalterin der Waldauf-Stiftung hatte dafür zu sorgen, "das alle jar etliche puecher nach anzaigen des predigers zum predigambt gekauft und in der heiligen capellen liberei an ketten gehangen und versorgt werden"; ferner sollten der Bibliothek Bücher aus den Nachlässen der Prediger und Meßkapläne zukommen. Entgegen der Anordnung Waldaufs wurde die Bibliothek kaum durch gezielte Ankäufe vermehrt, sondern größtenteils durch die zufällige Übernahme von Büchern und Schenkungen, hauptsächlich von Geistlichen, Stiften und Schülern. Der bekannteste Vorbesitzer ist Johannes Eck. "Nach 400 Jahren ihres Bestehens und nur fallweisem Zuwachs schien das Interesse am Fortbestand der Ritter-Waldauf-Bibliothek als geschlossener Sammlung verlorenzugehen. Obendrein war das Stiftungsvermögen im Ersten Weltkrieg vollends untergegangen. Während des Zweiten Weltkriegs wurde eine unbekannte Anzahl wertvoller Handschriften und Drucke an Privatpersonen in Hall und Umgebung ausgehändigt, um sie vor der Beschlagnahmung durch die Nationalsozialisten zu sichern. Nach Kriegsende wurde jedoch keines dieser Bücher rückerstattet" (Hdb. der hist. Buchbestände in Dtl.). I: De Backer/Sommervogel IV, 1737, 13. Krivatsy 6913. Parkinson/L. 1453. Vgl. Hirsch/H. III, 772. Wellcome I, 3755 (3. Ausg.). Waller 5745 (dt. Ausg.). Osler 3218 (engl. Ausg.). Caillet 6607f. (frz. Ausgg.). Rosenthal 2745. - II: De Backer/S. IV, 1736, 11. LThK VI, 523. - De Backer/S. IV, 1736, 12. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Epístolas del glorioso doctor de la Yglesia San Gerónimo. Repartidas en seis libros para diversos estados. Traducidas en lengua castellana por el licenciado Francisco López Cuesta.

      Luis Sánchez, Madrid 1613 - Plena piel, con tejuelo. La encuadernación es del siglo XIX. Buen ejemplar pese a algunos puntos de óxido.

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        Besler, Basil: Hortus Eystettensis. Daraus: I. Consolida regalis Aruensis flore simplici violaceo; II. Consolida regalis multiplicato incarnato flore; III. Consolida regalis multiplicato violaceo flore

      Eichstätt 1613 - Nissen, BBI, 158; Pritzel 745; Hunt 430. - Darstellung von drei verschiedenen Feldritterspornblüten. Druck auf Bütten. Aus: Hortus Eystettensis, sive diligens et accurata omnium plantarum, florum, stirpium, ex variis orbis terrae partibus . - Mit auf die Rückseite des vorhergehenden Blattes gedrucktem Text. - Kräftiger Kupferabdruck. Mit breitem weißen Rand. Sauberer Zustand Blumen-Kupferstich

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        Toutes Les Oeuvres

      Paris for Raphael du Petit Val à Rouen 1613. - Folio [23 x 34.5 cm], (10) ff., including engraved allegorical title & portrait of Du Laurens, 353 (1) pp., (10) ff.; (1)f., 53, (3) ff.; 43, (3) ff.; 57, (3) ff.; 30, (2) ff. Bound in contemporary French calf, gilt-ruled covers with gilt wreath in center, spine with raised bands, rebacked with author-title gilt on spine. Ex Libris of Pierre Americ on front-end pastedown, early ownership inscription of Michaux . De la Burtieve / Praecevitor S. Capellae Dune.sis (?) on title. Soiling to engraved title with extreme right margin in partial facsimile; preliminary & final leaves remargined without loss; light waterstain in upper margin of scattered leaves; some other leaves soiled or spotted in margin. Scarce, French-language edition of Du Laurens’ works, with a set of 26 anatomical engravings derived from Vesalius and others. "This is the second edition of the French translation of Du Laurens’ collected works. which preceded the publication of the Latin text. In addition to the author's textbook of anatomy and his account of scrofula, the volume contains works on geriatrics, melancholy and other mental afflictions, and an early opthalmological work which describes the anatomy and diseases of the eye. The volume has an exceptionally well-engraved title page, the author's engraved portrait, and numerous historical and ornamental woodcut initials." — Heirs of Hippocrates, p. 144. According to Krivatsy, the French translation of Du Laurens’ Opera Omnia was first published by P. Mettayer in Paris in 1613, and was reprinted by Raphael Du Petit Val in Rouen in 1621. Our copy has an engraved title signed by du Petit Val in Rouen but dated 1613; the Rouen librairie presumably recycled some of the original Paris-printed titles, modifying the original engraving with a cancel. Du Laurens (1558-1609) was the court physician to Marie de Medicis and Henry IV and previously had been professor at the University of Montpellier. * Wellcome I, 1942; Krivatsy, 3506, 3507; Heirs of Hippocrates, 389. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ononis luteo flore, Pl. 263

      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, Ranunculus Ononis luteo flore, Pl. 263, measures 22.5" x 17.75" and is in very good condition, uncolored with light staining throughout, evidence of verso page text and previous repair to the right edge. Illustrated on this engraving are flowering plants commonly known as Pink-thorny rest harrow, Yellow rest-harrow, Pink rest-harrow. Restharrow is a genus of perennial herbs and shrubs from the legume family. This engraving is expertly engraved without color, still retaining its fine lines and precise detailing. 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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        Hyacinthus Botryoides Major

      Eichstatt: 1613 - Basil Besler (1561-1629) From Hortus Eystettensis Eichstatt: 1613 Hand-colored copperplate engravings (later color) 22 1/2” x 17 1/2”; 29 1/2” x 25” framed Basil Besler’s great botanical work 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. 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. These illustrations of various flowers are among the most dramatic and desirable of Besler’s illustrations. Each is in excellent condition, and would represent wonderful additions to any collection of European botanical art.

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        Bulbus sylvestris seu Ornithogalum luteum [Yellow Star-of-Bethlehem]; Hyacinthus Orinetalis [Hyacinth]; Hyacinthus Orientalis argeneo colore [Hychinth]; Tulipa praecox [Early Tulip] ; Tulipa praecox [Early Tulip]

      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.

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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.

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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.

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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]

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        L'Eneide di Virgilio del Commendatore Annibal Caro: con l'aggiunta delli Argomenti, & le figure in Rame. Al M. R. P. Giovita da Castiglione, Prochurator Generale de'Monaci Casinensi in Roma.

      appresso Pietro Paolo Tozzi,, in Padoa, 1613 - In-4° antico (228x163mm), pp. (8), 196, legatura moderna m. pergamena e angoli con titolo oro su tassello al dorso e piatti marmorizzati. Frontespizio inciso su rame con titolo entro bordura. Un ritratto del Caro inciso su rame f.t. e 12 tavv. egualmente su rame f.t. Testo su due colonne, testatine, capilettera e finalini ornati o figurati. Usuali fioriture. Bell'esemplare. Edizione seicentesca padovana dell'"Eneide" nella classica versione cinquecentesca del Caro. Paitoni, III, 171: "Edizione similissima, ma realmente diversa dall'altra del Tozzi 1608".

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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.

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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.

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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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