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        Responsiva Apologia adversus aliam Doctoris Ioannis Gascon, in qua probatur sanguinem esse mittendum pueris infra decimumquartum aetatis annum, etiamsi adversetur Galleni doctrinae, qui nunquam hac aetate sanguinem hausit ?

      Hispali (Sevilla), Illefonsum Rodericum Gamarra, 1614. - in-4. 12ff. ch. Cartonnage mod. EDITION ORIGNALE. L'auteur de ce mémoire s'oppose à la pratique de la saignée sur les enfants de moins de 14 ans. Traces de ver dans la marge supérieure de quelques feuillets, touchant par endroits un peu le texte, petite mouillure marginale. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dicerie Sacre.

      in Torino, per Luigi Pizzamiglio, Stampator Ducale, 1614.In-12° (138x80mm), ff. (12), 268, legatura coeva p. pergamena con titolo calligrafato in antico alla cuffia. Fregio xilografico al titolo, fregi tipografici egualmente in xilografia. Qualche mininale alone e brunitura. Ottimo esemplare. Prima edizione, molto rara, del primo volume (ed unico pubblicato dal torinese Pizzamiglio) di queste famose prose sacre del Marino. La prima "diceria", dedicata a Carlo Emanuele di Savoia, è la "La Pittura sopra la Santa Sindone" (cfr. Dervieux n. 262), e consiste in una lunga predica intorno al sacro lenzuolo; la seconda, dedicata al Cardinal Maurizio di Savoia, s"intitola "La Musica, sopra le sette parole dette da Christo in croce" e contiene sparse osservazioni musicali (cfr. Fétis, V, p. 457); la terza, infine, è dedicata al Principe di Piemonte e reca il titolo "Il Cielo, sopra la religione de" santi Mauritio et Lazaro". Lettera dedicatoria del Marino a papa Paolo V, seguita da versi dedicatorii di Ludovico San Martino d'Agliè, Andrea Ceva, Ludovico Porcelletti, Lodovico Tesauro, Lorenzo Scotti, Carlo Pallavicino. Picchetto, n. 228. Cat. Vinciana, n. 3453. Michel-Michel, V, 122. Schlosser Magnino, pp. 615, 624, 730. Cicognara, 166. Olschki, Choix, 11098: "Premiere edition fort rare". Borzelli, p. 363. Belloni, pp. 54-55. Giambonini, Bibliografia di G.B. Marino, 19. Fétis, V, p. 277. Manca al Parenti, Prime edizioni italiane.

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        Hermetica et Iatro-Chemica morbi Sulphurei cagastrici curatio. Kurtze Anleitung Wie nach altem Spagirischem und newem Medico chymico stylo gefassten und in Licht der Natur gegründetem Regiment / die bisshero ins vierde Jar regirende febres simplices, & duplices dessgleichen noch hin und wieder eingeschlichene newe hitzige Fieber / aus Paracelsi und andern Iatro-chymicorum Artzney Kunst / auff eine sonderliche art beschrieben / und mit weniger und gar subtiler Artzney verhütet / sowol auch ohne einige beschwerunge / cito, tuto & iucunde curiret werden.

      Kl.-4°. 14 n.n. Bl. Spätere Broschur mit Marmorpapierumschlägen. Hirsch II, 628. - Brüning 1082. - VD17 39:147093K. - Seltenes iatromedizinisches Traktat aus der Feder des Erfurter Arztes, Rosenkreuzers und Anhängers von Paracelsus. In dieser Schrift greift Gramman Andreas Libavius und Laurenz Hofmann scharf an und provozierte von beiden Gegenschriften, die im Jahre 1615 erschienen. Georg Gramman war bekannt durch seine "Chymische Reise- und Hauss-Apotheka", die im 17. Jahrhundert mehrere Auflagen erlebte. - Papier leicht gebräunt.

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        Observationum in hominis affectibus plerisg, corporis & animo, functionum, lesione, dolore, alia vemolestia & vitio incommondantibus. Libri tres. Ad praxeos illius tractatus tres, quorum primus functionum laesiones, secundus dolores, tertius, vitia continent, accommodati ...

      8°. 24 n.n. Bl., 845 S. Pergamentband der Zeit mit handschr. Rückentitel. 3 in 1 Band. VD17 23:294241C. - Krivatsy 9073. - Garrison & Morton 3709. - Norman 1716. - Hirsch IV, 585f. - Erste Ausgabe. Dieses im Todesjahr von Felix Platter (1536-1614) erschienene Werk mit zahlreichen Krankengeschichten, "die auch auf die familiäre und soziale Umwelt der Patienten eingehen" (e-HLS). Platter studierte Medizin in Montpellier, war ab 1571 Professor für praktische Medizin und Stadtarzt von Basel. "P. war ein vielseitiger, selbstständig denkender Arzt und stellte, ganz im Sinne der Renaissance, seine eigenen Beobachtungen über das Bücherwissen" (e.-HLS). - Papier durchgehend etwas gebräunt. Pergament fleckig und etwas verzogen. Schliessbänder ausgerissen.

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        Historia Ecclesiastica Romana. Newe Bäpst Chronica: Oder Römische Kirchen Historia. In welcher gründlich und nach der lenge begriffen ist eine aussfürliche Lebensbeschreibung aller und jeder Römische Bischoffen und Bäpsten von S. Petro an biss auff den jetzt lebenden und regierenden Bapst Paulum den Fünfften...

      Henning Grossen, Leipzig 1614. Folio. With several woodcut portraits of popes and bishops. Highly irregularly paginated, but the work consists of four parts (vier Theile) + Appendix (312 pages) and index. Bound in a contemporary full leather binding with blindtooled decoration. Binding with very slight edgewear and upper hinge with a rather small opening. Name on flyleaf.. A papal history with many very charming woodcut portraits

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        Legendorum papisticorum centuria, Das ist Hundert (Ein ander Hundert..., Noch ein Hundert...) außerlesener, alter, verlegener, Papistischer Unwarheiten auß jhren eigenen, unläugbarn Büchern zusammen gezogen, und kürtzlich widerleget. 3 Teile in 1 Band.

      Giesen, auß jhren eigeneNicolaus Hampel, 1614.. circa 16,3 x 10,5 cm. 8 Bll., 208; 256 SS., 2 Bll.; 216 SS. Neuerer Halblederband. VD 17, 1:076768U, 1:076770Q und 1:076772E. Seltenes kurioses und sehr kritisches Werk gegen den Wunderglauben der katholischen Kirche, mit Kapiteln: Wie die Seuw einen Juristen zum Münch machen - daß im Himmel auch Rosen seyen, und andere Blumen wachsen - Was für eine Music in der Hell und im Himmel sey - Wunderliche Bekehrung eines Juden zu Cöln - Wie ein Crucifix geredt und einen geküsset hat - Von einem der sein Schwester erkant, sein Bruder unnd Vatter ermordt .... - Papierbedingt gebräunt, Titel mit alten Besitzvermerken und hinterlegtem Riss (ohne Textverlust), etwas fleckig.

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        De miraculis vivorum, seu de varia natura, variis singularitatibus, proprietatibus, affectionibus, mirandisque virtutibus, facultatibus & signis hominum viuorum, Liber novus & singularis.

      (Frankfurt am Main), Beckers Witwe für Fischer, 1614.. 8°. 20 Bl., 298 S. Pgt. d. Zt. (ohne die Schließbänder, fleckig, Deckel gewellt).. Krivatsy 6485. Du Prel 1005. Thorndike VII, 278 ff. Benzing 1235 (Buchdrucker). Caillet 5828: "Curieux et recherche".- Erste Ausgabe.- Ackermann I, 537: "Enthält: De gigantibus. Hermaphroditis, hominibus capite carentibus, dentibus, manibus, sibyllis, muta gente usw.".- Sehr seltene Schrift über Geister und Geistererscheinungen.- "Monsters naturally bulk large in the book on living miracles. Beginning with a general discussion of the microcosm and passing on to giants, pygmies, and hermaphrodites, we soon come to headless men, men with dogs' heads, men with one eye, those who see by night, the tribe having eyes in the breast, the tribe living on odor alone, the race without a mouth, bearded ladies, martyrs who spoke without tongues, huge eaters and drinkers, record-breaking fasters" (Thorndike).- NACHGEB.: DERS. Templum naturae historicum. Darmstadt, Porß, 1611. 334 SS.- Wellcome I, 3581. Graesse, BMP, 4. Caillet 5831. Thorndike VII, 278 und 280.- Erste Ausgabe.- "The work on the miracles of the four elements is largely drawn from antiquated authors" (Thorndike).- Spiegel mit zeitgenöss. (?) Gouache (Wappenschild mit einem keulenschwingenden wilden Mann, darunter marmorierte Banderole). Fliegender Vorsatz gestempelt, unterschiedlich gebräunt und fleckig, Gelenke etwas wurmstichig. I) Titel mit altem, ausgestrichenem Besitzvermerk, die SS. 267/68 mit Eckabriß. II) Anfangs mit Wurmgang.

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        "The history of Great Britaine under the conquests of ye Romans, Saxons, Danes, and Normans. Their originals, manners, warres, coines, & seales: with ye successions, lives, acts, & issues of the English monarchs from Julius Caesar, to our most gracious soveraigne King James"

      London: [Imprinted...by William Hall and John Beale for] John Sudbury & Georg Humble, 1614. London: [Imprinted...by William Hall and John Beale for] John Sudbury & Georg Humble. 1614. "Folio, pp. [6], 151-786, 787-801 leaves, pp. 802-894, [51]; added(?) mounted engraved author portrait frontispiece, engraved title page, text illustrations throughout by Christoph Schweitzer; full 20th-century dark brown panelled and gilt-ruled calf (some discoloration on upper cover), gilt-decorated spine, red morocco spine label, new endpapers; title page and last leaf mounted and laid down; long marginal tear along fore-edge of leaf 4D1^2 touching a few words without loss of meaning; a very good, sound copy. A reissue of the first (1611) edition, the pagination and signatures are a continuation of the author's The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine (London, 1611).& & ESTC S122020; STC 23046."

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        Chronicon, in welchem der Hochgebohrnen, Uhralten Graffen zu Holstein, Schaümbürgk, Ster(n)berg und Gehmen ankunfft und wie sie die Graffeschaften bekommen, wie lange sie die aüch das Hertzogthümb Schleßwich Innengehabt ... (Stadthagen, 1614). 22 Bll., 297 (recte 296) S., 7 Bll. (Register). Mit 1 Kupfertitel, 1 gestoch. Wappentafel und 1 doppelblattgr., gefalt. Stammtafel. 4°. Pgt. d. Zt. mit hs. RTitel. (hinterer Deckel leicht gewellt).

      1614. . VD17 23:231727E; Schottenloher 33496; ADB XL,35 (zum Autoren).- Erste Ausgabe, posthum erschienen.- Behandelt neben Genealogie der Grafen zu Holstein und Schaumburg ab 1030 und historischen Ereignissen auch den Bergbau der Grafschaft Schauenburg.- Frühdruck aus Stadthagen, wo die erste Offizin 1610 gegründet wurde.- Am unteren Rand des Titelblatts gelöschter Vermerk und verblasster Besitzvermerk des Kieler Historikers Adam Heinrich Lackmann (1694-1754).- Exlibris auf Spiegel, Titelblatt mit wenigen, minimalen Lochstellen, Vorsätze erneuert.

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        Gesamtansicht.

      . Kupferstich v. Georg Keller, dat. 1614, 21,5 x 27,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Thieme-Becker, Künstler-Lexikon, Bd. XX, S. 101 f. - Zeigt eine Gesamtansicht über den Rhein; i.Vgr. mehrere Schiffe. - Sehr seltener Frankfurter Einblattdruck!

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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau ('Wesel, von Marchise Spinola eingnommen 1614').

      . Kupferstich v. Georg Keller, dat. 1614, 21,5 x 27 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Braun, Bd.1, S. 8-9. - Seltener Frankfurter Einblattdruck.

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        "Einholung Pfalzgraffen Wolffgang Wilhelms in München". Am Oberrand Ansicht der Stadt von der Nord-Westseite, darunter in 4 Reihen der Festzug und im Vordergrund ein Militärlager, in dem die Salutschüsse abgegeben werden.

      . Kupferstich von Georg Keller, dat. 1614, 21 x 27,5 cm.. Maillinger I, 322; Lentner 622 "Sehr selten!"; Pfister 2585; Slg. Proebst 1489. - Zeigt den Empfang des Pfalzgrafen Wolfgang Wilhelm von Neuburg mit Gefolge vor den Toren Münchens anläßlich seiner Vermählung mit Magdalena von Bayern. - Mit Rändchen um die Plattenkante, links z.T. bis zur Einfassungslinie beschnitten, unauffällig geglättete Längs- und Querfalten, ein hinterlegter kleiner Wurmgang. - Insgesamt gut erhaltenes, interessantes, zeitgenössisches Flugblatt.

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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau ('Belegerung Vnd Einnem Der Stadt Aach Vom Spinola - G. Keller 1614.').

      . Kupferstich v. Georg Keller, dat. 1614, 21,5 x 27,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Fauser, Repertorium älterer Topographie. Druckgraphik von 1486 bis 1750, Bd. I, S. 1, Nr. 09; Thieme-Becker, Künstler-Lexikon, Bd. XX, S. 101 f. (Georg Keller war Maler, Radierer u. Kupferstecher in Frankfurt <geb. 9.9.1568 in Frankfurt a.M., gest. 1634 in Frankfurt a.M.>; lernte vier Jahre bei dem berühmtesten Holzschneider seiner Zeit, Jost Amman in Nürnberg; seit 1595 wieder in Frankfurt, ...). - Sehr seltener Frankfurter Einblattdruck (Flugblatt) in tadelloser Erhaltung!

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        A Booke of Entries: Containing Perfect and Approved Presidents...

      1614. Coke, Sir Edward [1552-1634]. A Booke of Entries: Containing Perfect and Approved Presidents of Counts, Declarations, Informations, Pleints, Inditements, Barres, Replications, Rejoynders, Pleadings, Processes, Continuances, Essoines, Issues, Defaults, Departure in Despite of the Court, Demurrers, Trialls, Iudgements, Executions, And all Other Matters and Proceedings (In Effect) Concerning the Practique Part of the Laws of England, In Actions Reall, Personall, And Mixt, And in Appeales; Necessarie to be Knowne, And of Excellent Use for the Moderne Practise of the Law, Many of Them Contayning Matters in Law and Points of Great Learning: And None of Them Ever Imprinted Heretofore. Collected and Published for the Common Good and Benefit of All the Studious and Learned Professors of the Laws of England. London: Printed for the Societie of Stationers, 1614. [x], 713, [11] ff. Paging irregular. Main text in parallel columns. Prefaces in Latin and English, text in Latin, index in French. Folio (13" x 9"). Recent period-style full calf, blind rules and fillets to boards, raised bands, blind tooling and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed, early hand-lettered title to fore-edge. Toning to text, repairs to fore-edges of preliminaries, dampstaining to fore-edges at beginning of text, diminishing gradually through fol. 80, worming to margins near rear of text, from about fol. 643 onwards, spark burns to a few leaves. Woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and printer ornaments. Two early struck-through signatures to title page, annotations in contemporary hand to rear endleaf, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Small inkstamp and hand-written location number to title page. A lovely binding. * First edition. This was the first comprehensive book of entries since Rastell's Collection of Entries (final edition, 1670). A second edition was published in 1671. Holdsworth notes that it embodied Coke's experiences at the bar and on the bench. Marvin adds: "This volume was published...before the completion of his reports. It is in some measure a supplement to them because it exhibits the entire record of many of the cases therein reported.": Marvin, Legal Bibliography (1847.

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        Hermetica et Iatro-Chemica morbi Sulphurei cagastrici curatio. Kurtze Anleitung Wie nach altem Spagirischem und newem Medico chymico stylo gefassten und in Licht der Natur gegründetem Regiment / die bisshero ins vierde Jar regirende febres simplices, & duplices dessgleichen noch hin und wieder eingeschlichene newe hitzige Fieber / aus Paracelsi und andern Iatro-chymicorum Artzney Kunst / auff eine sonderliche art beschrieben / und mit weniger und gar subtiler Artzney verhütet / sowol auch ohne einige beschwerunge / cito, tuto & iucunde curiret werden.

      Halberstadt, Jacob Arnold Kote, 1614.. Klein-4°. 14 n.n. Bl. Spätere Broschur mit Marmorpapierumschlägen.. Hirsch II, 628. - Brüning 1082. - VD17 39:147093K. - Seltenes iatromedizinisches Traktat aus der Feder des Erfurter Arztes, Rosenkreuzers und Anhängers von Paracelsus. In dieser Schrift greift Gramman Andreas Libavius und Laurenz Hofmann scharf an und provozierte von beiden Gegenschriften, die im Jahre 1615 erschienen. Georg Gramman war bekannt durch seine "Chymische Reise- und Hauss-Apotheka", die im 17. Jahrhundert mehrere Auflagen erlebte. - Papier leicht gebräunt.

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        Opera C. Cornelii Taciti quae extant: Annalium, Historiarum, De Moribus, De Vita, Dialogus. Gnomologia et distinctis Breviariis aucta.

      Samuelis Crispini, 1614.. 694 S. + Anhang Ledereinband mit Eisenscharnier zum Schließen, eines fehlend, Rotschnitt, kl. Format. Buch altersgemäß sehr gut erhalten; Einband etwas berieben u. leicht fleckig, kl. Löcher; ein Eisenscharnier fehlend; Stempel auf Umschlaginnenseite; innen gut

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        Pauli Quinti pontificis maximi jussu editum. Ed. novissima ad romanam Benedicti XIV. jussu adomatam diligenter exacta. Venedig, Typographia Remondiniana, 1762. 8°. XIV, 346 S., mit gestoch. Titelvign. und zahlr. Noten im Text. Blindgepr. Schweinsldr. d. Zt., Vorderdeckel mit goldgeprägtem Wappensupralibros des Augustinerchorherrenstifts Sternberg in Mähren, Rückdeckel mit goldgepr. Besitzvermerk; 2 intakte Schließen.

      . . Die erste amtliche Ausgabe des Rituale Romanum, das "Rituale Romanum Pauli Quinti Pontifici Maximi Iussu editum", erschien 1614 unter Papst Paul V. und spiegelte den Tridentinischen Ritus wider.- Der dekorative Einband etw. fleckig u. berieben, sonst sehr schönes Exemplar.# With engr. title vign. and music notes in the text, contemporary blind stamped pigskin with 2 clasps and gilt arms on front cover.-Excellent copy from the Augustinian monastery Sternberg in Moravia.

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        (Les Oeuvres). 7. französische Ausgabe.

      (Paris, Buon), (1614).. 12 Bll. (von 13 - fehlt der Titel), 1228 S., 1 weisses Bl., 52 Bll. (von 58 - fehlen 6 Bll. des Registers). Mit zahlr. teils halbseitigen Textholzschnitten und zahlr. Holzschnittinitialen (teils mit Rankwerk) sowie einigen Holzschnittzierleisten. Folio. Leinen um 1900. Einband etwas berieben, bestoßen und beschabt; 1. Blatt stark beschnitten (etwas Buchstaben- und Zierleistenverlust) sowie mit hinterlegtem Ausriss im Bug; 6 weitere der ersten Bll. mit hinterlegten Aus- bzw. Einrissen im Bug (geringer Buchstabenverlust); letztes Blatt (Register) mir Randausrissen (ohne Textverlust) und auf altem Papier aufgezogen; 2 Bll. (Inhaltverzeichnis u. 1 Bl. der Vorrede) mit größerem Ausriss am Kopf (Text- und Zierleistenverlust); einige der ersten Bll. mit kleineren Randeinrissen; 2 Bll. des Registers mit Randausriss (minimaler Buchstabenverlust); zu Beginn bis ca. S. 300 mit kleiner werdendem Moderfleck im Bug; bis ca. S. 150 mit Wasserfleck im Bug; 1 Seite tintenfleckig; 2 Bll. mit großem Braunfleck; teils etwas fleckig und stockfleckig; vereinzelt kleinere Randeinrisse; ca. 100 Bll. mit Wurmgang im Bug (teils geringer Buchstabenverlust); S. 455-627 mit kleinem, schwachem Moderfleck im Bug; letzte Bll. waserrandig; vereinzelt Marginalien von alter Hand - 1 Seite mit Zeichnung von alter Hand; recht knapp beschnitten. Die vorliegende 7. franz. Ausgabe enthält erstmals das Kapitel "Apologie et traicte contenant les voyages faicts en divers lieux". Trotz der beschriebenen stärkeren Mängel noch ein beeindruckendes Buch des bedeutenden Arztes Ambroise Pare (1517-1590), dem "Vater der französischen Wundarzneikunst"; die schönen Holzschnitte zeigen chirurgisches Gerät, anatomische Abbildungen, Tiere, Abbildungen aus anderen Bereichen der Naturwissenschaften etc.; besonders interessant sind die Holzschnitte des 25. Kapitels "Des monstres" mit Abbildungen von Mißgeburten, Ungeheuern, Fabelwesen etc.. Graesse V, 132; vgl. Garrison/Morton (5. ed.), Nr. 5565.

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        Titel: Auctores finium regundorum ; Agrimensores Autor/Person: Rigault, Nicolas (lat. Nicolaus Rigaltius) Jahr: 1614 Impressum: Lutetiae ; Libertum ; 1614 ; 8 Bl., 348 S., 4 Bl., 206 S. Ausgabebezeichnung: Nicolai Rigaltii observationes et notae ; Item Glossae agrimensoriae mit über 100 Textholzschnitten und 12 ganzseitigen Abbildung Das seltene, in Paris (Lutetiae) erschienene Werk Rigaults über Landvermessung/Feldmesskunst am Beispiel der römischen Agrimensoren. klein 4to, Ganzledereinband, Buchrücken mit 5 Bünden und karminrotes Rückenschild mit Goldprägung Titelblatt rechtsseitig professionell restauriert, im Inneren gelegentlich Zeilen mit verblasstem Altrot unterstrichen oder seitlich markiert, ansonsten sehr guter Zustand.

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        Kurtzs Handtbüchlein unnd Experiment viler Artzneyen, durch den gantzen Cörper des Menschens, von dem Haupt biß auff die Füß. Sampt lebendiger Abcontrafactur etlicher gemeiner Kreutter und darauß mancherley Gebrandten und Distilierten Wassern, Krafft und Tugendt. Straßburg, H. Rihel 1582 (am Schluß 1583). 8°. 2 Bll., 155 röm. num. Bll., 6 Bll. mit 124 Pflanzenholzschnitten, Schweinsldrbd. d. Zt. über Holzdeckeln mit 2) Messingschließen.

      . . Benzing, Ryff 58 - Benzing, Straßburg 1614 - vgl. Nissen BBI 1708 (nicht diese Ausg.).- Reich illustriertes populär-medizinisches Werk über Heilkräuter und die Wirkung ihrer Destillate, des Straßburger Apothekers W. H. Ryff (ca. 1500 - 1548).- Titel mit hs. Besitzvermerk, etw. gebräunt, fingerfleckig u. tls. wasserrandig, Vorsatz erneuert, Leder d.. schließen erneuert, Ebd. etw. fleckig.

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        FIVE HUNDRED POINTS OF GOOD HUSBANDRY

      London, printed for the Company of Stationers. 1614.: . London, printed for the Company of Stationers. 1614.. As well for the champion or open country, as also for the woodland or severall, mixed in every moneth with Huswifery, over and besides the Booke of Huswifery. Corrected, better ordered, and newly augmented to a fourth part more, with divers other lessons; as a dyet for the Farmer, of the properties of winds, plants, hops, hearbs, bees, and approved remedies for sheepe and cattle, with many other matters, both profitable, and not unpleasant for the reader. Also two Tables, one of Husbandry, and the other of Huswifery, at the end of the booke, for the better and easier finding out of any matter contained in the same. 1614. 8vo, approximately 185 x 145 mm, 7½ x 5½ inches, printed in black letter, pages 161, plus 3 pages of Tables, bound in full mottled antique panelled calf, rebacked to style, raised bands to spine, gilt lettered maroon label, new endpapers. Title page and final page worn at fore-edge with outer corners repaired, no loss of text, last leaf has outer margin strengthened, no loss of text, title page dusty, 1 page has lower outer corner tear neatly repaired, no loss of text, a few leaves have very small marginal closed tears neatly repaired with archival tape, a few corners are dusty and fragile a few corners have tips missing, some pale staining to 4 leaves, occasional small light stains, mainly to margins, brown stain to last 4 leaves, all text still legible, some top margins cropped with partial loss of running title and a few page numbers, last 5 leaves have tiny patch of worming in inner margin at top, last 3 pages of Index slightly dusty. Though only a good copy early editions are scarce. Thomas Tusser (1524&#150;1580) was educated at Eton and at Cambridge and was best known for this instructional poem. On leaving Cambridge he went to court in the service of William, 1st Baron Paget of Beaudesart, as a musician. After ten years of life at court, he married and settled as a farmer in Suffolk. His major work was first published in 1557 as the Hundred Good Pointes of Husbandrie and this was enlarged to the Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry in 1573. Both editions were frequently reprinted. Tusser includes a homely mix of instructions and observations about farming and country customs which offer a fascinating insight into life in Tudor England, and his work records many terms and proverbs in print for the first time (eg: A fool and his money are soon parted). The work is written in verse and takes the form of a calendar with instructions to the farmer on what he should be doing in each month. In August there is a page on the gathering and storing of hops which were only introduced in the early 16th century but are here referred to as a common crop. The section on Huswifery which runs from page 119 to 138 gives instruction and advice on the daily duties of the farmer&#39;s wife. See Aslin, Books on Agriculture published between 1471 and 1840, page 132; Dingley, Historic Books on Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, page 152, No. 638; Cagle, A Matter of Taste, 1034 and 1035; Bitting, Gastronomic Bibliography, page 468; Kress Library of Business and Economics, 142 and 439; British Bee Books a Bibliography 1500-1976, pages 34-35. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        New augirte weltverbesserte und vielvermehrete Magia Naturalis. Erster bis Vierter Teil [kmpl.]. Das ist Kunst und Wunderbuch Darinne begriffen wunderbare Secreta, Geheimnüsse / und KunstStücke [...] gantz Neu in Druck geben.

      Erfurt, gedruckt bey Jacob Sachssen, In Vorlegung Johan Birckners Buchh., 1614.. (8), 50, (3) Bll., Titel in Schwarz u. Rot / (1), 53, (2) Bll. / (1), 35, (4) Bll. / (1), 27, (3) Bll., (Paginierung der Haupttexte nur auf der rechten Seite), 8°, Pergament d. Zt. (alle zus. in einem Bd.). Rosenthal 2934 (zur Ausg. 1610); Ackermann I/480 (zur Ausg. 1622 u. Teil II. 1619): "Seltenes Volksbuch". - Gehört zur Kategorie der Hausväterliteratur, das neben Rezepten u. praktischen Ratschlägen z.B.: "Das einem die Fische nachfolgen; Fische mit Angeln zu fangen" (Bd.II, 44f), auch Okkultes enthält: "Wenn ein junger Gesell bulerischer weise bezaubert / oder mit unordentlicher Liebe gegen einem Weibsbilde entzündet were." (Bd.I,42); "Wie man die Hexen und Zauberinnen erkennen sol." (Bd.I,44); "Schätze graben." (Bd.IV,23). - Einband etwas fleckig; Innendeckel mit ExLibris von Gustaf Berndtsson; ohne das Frontispiz u. das letzte Blatt des Registers von Teil 4; durchgehend etwas gebräunt; Titel mit gelöschten kl. Besitzervermerken u. wie alle Zwischentitel mit der durchstrichenen Unterzeile "Magia Naturalis"; tlw. kl. Fleckspuren, sonst ein gutes Expl.

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        Liber psalmorum Davidis regis, et prophetae. Ex Arabico idiomate in Latinum translatus. A Victorio Scialac & Gabriele Sionita. Recens in lucem editus munificentia Francisci Savary de Breves.

      Rom, S. Paolini f. Typographia Savariana, 1614.. (8), 474, (6) SS. Mit 2 Holzschnittwappen auf dem Titel und am Ende. Halblederband um 1880. 4to.. Erste Ausgabe dieser Bearbeitung mit arabisch-lateinischem Paralleltext. In etwa 3000 Exemplaren gedruckt, deren größerer Teil 1619 zu einer Titelausgabe wiederverwendet wurde. Berühmt für die Klarheit und Eleganz der von Savary de Breves geschaffenen Typen, deren weitreichende Vokalisierung den handlichen Quartanten zu einem der Arbeitstexte der aufblühenden arabischen Studien in Europa werden ließen. Nach älterer Meinung geht der Typenguß auf den Aufenthalt Savarys als Gesandten der französischen Krone in Konstantinopel zurück. In der neueren Forschung wird als Vorbild ein kalligraphisches Manuskript aus Qannubin angesehen, das sich in der Bibliotheca Vaticana erhalten hat: Schnitt und Guß seien in Rom in Zusammenarbeit mit dem erfahrenen Drucker der ehemaligen Typographia Medicea, Stefano Paolini, erfolgt. Der Wortlaut der Psalmenversion geht auf ein von Savary de Breves in Jerusalem erworbenes Manuskript zurück (vgl. Balagna, L'imprimerie arabe en occident, 55 f.). Text und Übersetzung der Maroniten Sionita und Scialac weisen Abweichungen zur Vulgata auf, die ein umfangreiches Imprimatur nötig machten. - Bellarmins arabischer Katechismus und der arabisch-lateinische Psalter blieben die einzigen Drucke der Typographia Savariana in Rom; die Typen haben sich erhalten und befinden sich heute im Besitz der Imprimerie Nationale in Paris. - Einband beschabt und bestoßen. Titel mit hs. Besitzvermerk, erste Lagen mit kleinem Wasserrand, leicht gebräunt, vereinzelt braunfleckig. - STC 108. Darlow/Moule 1641. Lüthi 198. Schnurrer 324 und S. 500-506. Fück 56. Ebert 18088. Brunet IV, 921. Smitskamp 33.

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        1- [GILLOT (Jacques)]. Le Caton francois au Roy. S.l., 1614. 64 p. 2- L'image de la France representee a Messieurs des Estats. Avec la Refutation d'un libelle intitule 'Le Caton Francois'. S.l., 1615. 136 p. 3- Le Diogene francois. S.l.n.d. (ca 1615). 19 p. 4- [GUINOYSEAU (Pierre de)]. Response au 'Diogene francois'. S.l.n.d. (ca 1614). 15 p. 5- Le Caton et Diogene francois. Pour apologie contre un traict de l'Image de la France, ou est representee la refutation du 'Caton francois'. S.l., 1615. 63 p.

      . 5 pamphlets relies en un volume in-12, plein velin a la Bradel, titre dore, date en pied, tranches mouchetees (rel. Laurenchet). Ensemble de 5 virulents pamphlets, en edition originale, publies a l'occasion des Etats Generaux de 1614 dont le celebre "Caton Francois" redige par Jacques Gillot, l'un des auteurs de la 'Satyre Menipee'. 1- "Adversaire de l'alliance espagnole, [l'auteur] soutient la cause des princes et se montre l'adversaire des Jesuites" ('Sources de l'Histoire de France', 2124). (Duvall, 876. Lelong, 20235. Lindsay & Neu, 3027. Welsh, 500). 2- Reponse a l'ouvrage precedent. "L'auteur y traite la question de la souverainete respective du pape et du roi, et fait l'eloge des Jesuites" ('Sources de l'Histoire de France', 2124). (Lindsay & Neu, 3436). 3- "Like Diogenes, this is a lament for the lack of honest Frenchmen of integrity." (Duvall, 1029). (Lindsay & Neu, 3298). 4- "Response to a pamphlet entitled 'Le Diogene Francois'. Diogene, Guinoyseau says, incites one to rebellion and war. The country does not need it nor does it have to be" (Duvall, 1102). (Lindsay & Neu, 3419). 5- "The anonymous author replies to 'Le Caton Francais' of Jacques Gillot who had acted as advisor to monarch, and opposed the Spanish marriages and the Jesuits. The author condemns that work and upholds papal sovereignty" (Duvall, 989). (Lindsay & Neu, 3242). Bon exemplaire, frais, bien relie..

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        The Travels of Ibn Batuta; [Tu?fat al-nu???r f? ghar??ib al-am??r wa-?aj??ib al-asf?r] translated from the abridged Arabic manuscript copies, preserved in the public library of Cambridge. With notes illustrative of the History Geography Botany Antiquitie

      Quarto, original wrappers, some light wear to edges, pp xviii, [ii], 243, [1]; [ii], 3-16pp, with the coloured title in red, black and blue identifying this as the copy printed for His Grace the Duke of Leeds, a Subscriber to The Oriental Translation Fund, in addition the original part printed, part manuscript covering letter to the Duke of Leeds from the Secretary of the Royal Asiatic Society (William Huttmann) loosely inserted, stain in upper blank of first three leaves, preserved in a blue cloth drop box, printed paper label.British Library: Arabic Books, I, p.122. Sarton, Introduction to the History of Science, vol.III, pt.II pp.1614-1623. Kiernan, The Unveiling of Arabia pp.46-51FIRST EDITION, SUBSCRIBERS COPY ? THE DUKE OF LEEDS COPY. The first publication of the text, known as the Tu?fat al-nu???r or Rihla meaning Journey, edited by Samuel Lee [1783-1852] from abridged manuscripts copies in Cambridge.Known in the west as the Marco Polo of Islam, ibn Battuta belonged to the Berber tribe. He was brought up in Tangiers. His travels were so extensive lasting 30 years and included North Africa, Arabia, Syria and Palestine, Persia, East Africa, the Anatolian peninsular, Southern Russia, Bukhara, Samarkhand, Herat, the Hindu Kush, Kabul, Sind, travels in India, the Maldives, Sumatra, Canton and Peking, then later Andalusia, Morocco and western Sudan, Timbuktu and Fez. It is estimated he travelled 75,000 miles, considerably more than Marco Polo."His point of view was never that of a geographer or of a historian; nevertheless his account was of considerable geographical and historical value....In many cases he is the earliest authority sufficiently to describe a country...he is the only Arabic traveller who gave a sufficient description of Oman...the description of the court and administration of Delhi is the most elaborate of its kind and time..."After his return, ibn Battuta settled in Fez. The sultan ordered his secretary to edit the account which the traveller dictated and this was completed in 1356.The Rihla is of special interest in that it gives a concrete image of the immensity of the Islamic world of that time. It gives a picture of the trade routes, religious usage in the various countries, some descriptions of fruits and cereals, trees, pearl fisheries in Bahrain, scorpions on Sudan, in Ceylon observes elephants and monkeys, makes anthropological and ethnological observations, witnessed the Black Death in Damascus, and studies prices and costs of commodities including slave girls, business by barter and the business of soap manufacture.The complete Arabic text with French translation was published in Paris in five volumes 1853-59.

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        A Booke of Entries: Containing Perfect and Approved Presidents

      1614. Coke, Sir Edward [1552-1634]. A Booke of Entries: Containing Perfect and Approved Presidents of Counts, Declarations, Informations, Pleints, Inditements, Barres, Replications, Rejoynders, Pleadings, Processes, Continuances, Essoines, Issues, Defaults, Departure in Despite of the Court, Demurrers, Trialls, Iudgements, Executions, And all Other Matters and Proceedings (In Effect) Concerning the Practique Part of the Laws of England, In Actions Reall, Personall, And Mixt, And in Appeales; Necessarie to be Knowne, And of Excellent Use for the Moderne Practise of the Law, Many of Them Contayning Matters in Law and Points of Great Learning: And None of Them Ever Imprinted Heretofore. Collected and Published for the Common Good and Benefit of All the Studious and Learned Professors of the Laws of England. London: Printed for the Societie of Stationers, 1614. [x], 713, [11] ff. Paging irregular. Main text in parallel columns. Prefaces in Latin and English, text in Latin, index in French. Folio (13" x 9"). Recent period-style full calf, blind rules and fillets to boards, raised bands, blind tooling and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed, early hand-lettered title to fore-edge. Toning to text, repairs to fore-edges of preliminaries, dampstaining to fore-edges at beginning of text, diminishing gradually through fol. 80, worming to margins near rear of text, from about fol. 643 onwards, spark burns to a few leaves. Woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and printer ornaments. Two early struck-through signatures to title page, annotations in contemporary hand to rear endleaf, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Small inkstamp and hand-written location number to title page. A lovely binding. * First edition. This was the first comprehensive book of entries since Rastell&#39;s Collection of Entries (final edition, 1670). A second edition was published in 1671. Holdsworth notes that it embodied Coke&#39;s experiences at the bar and on the bench. Marvin adds: "This volume was published...before the completion of his reports. It is in some measure a supplement to them because it exhibits the entire record of many of the cases therein reported.": Marvin, Legal Bibliography (1847

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        Thesaurus Græcæ [ Graecae ] Poeseos, Ex Omnibus Græcis [ Graecis ] Poetis Collectus. Libri Duo

      Bernardi Gualtheri, Moguntiae [ Mainz ] 1614 - Full pigskin relievo cover with 4 raised bands has overall wear and soiling. Front metal hinges still present with hand wrought nails (clasps and rear metal hinges missing). Antiquated book plate affixed to front paste downs reads "Ex Bibliotheca Canonaie ad B. V. Mariam Assumptam in Gars Ord. Can. Reg. S. P. Augustini". Antiquated writing on title page: Monastery S. Maria Virgenis in Gars. Boards and spine are straight. Binding is tight. Pages clean and mild foxing and in overall very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE HISTORY OF LEWIS THE ELEVENTH With the Most memorable accidents which happened in Europe during the two and twenty years of his Raigne. Enricht with many Observations which serve as Commentaries. Divided into eleuen Bookes. Written in French by ... And Translated into English by Edw: Grimeston

      George Eld 1614. . 1st English Ed. Sm. folio. [xii] + 23[6]pp. + [2]31pp. [Lacking A1 blank?] T.p. port. vignette, dec. headpieces and initial letters. Pp.33-40 and pp.129-136 bound out of sequence, some light browning, light stain to prelims., t.p. cracked and lacking pieces and reinforced to verso, early calf, leading corner to upper board and head of spine with restoration work, recased? Minor signs of wear, gilt lettered title labels to spines. STC, 17662; ESTC, S114269.& The only edition in English. Additional postage may be necessary. US$610

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        Remerciement au Roy, par les habitans de la ville de Poictiers. Sur le soing que Sa Majesté a eu de leur conservation.

      Paris, Antoine Du Breuil 1614 - in-8, 16 pp., demi-percaline Bradel bouteille, dos lisse, pièce de titre cerise en long (reliure du XIXe siècle). Il existe pas mal d'éditions lyonnaises et parisiennes de ce factum : en 1614, lors de la révolte de Condé, la ville de Poitiers demeura dans l'obéissance royale essentiellement par suite de l'action énergique de son évêque, Henri-Louis Chasteigner de La Rochepozay (1577-1651), qui organisa sa défense "cuirasse au corps, morion en tête, pique à la main". SHF, Bourgeois & André, 2085. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lettre de Jacques Bon-homme paysan de Beauvoisis a meseigneurs les Princes retirez de la Cour.

      Paris, chez Jean Brunet, rue Sainct Germain, 1614. - 16,5x10,5 cm., 33 páginas. Viñeta grabada en la portada. Encuadernación a la bradel en cartoné dorado. Edición original.

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        MANUSCRITO - ELVAS - INSTRUMENTO DE DOTE E CASAMENTO - 1614.

      - Instrumento de dote e casamento pelo qual Margarida Loba, viúva de António Pegado de Valadares, doa a António Lobo, seu irmão, e Margarida Pegada, sua enteada, por casamento deles, uma herdade de pão correspondente a 1/3 da herdade da Silveira, sita no termo de Elvas, a qual rende anualmente 2 moios e meio e 27 alqueires de trigo, 4 galinhas, 2 queijos e 566 réis em dinheiro. Elvas. 13 de Novembro de 1614. 4 fólios em papel [numerados 11 a 14]. De 29 x 21 cm. Manuscrito de 120 linhas, ocupando a frente e o verso dos 2 primeiros fólios e o início do 3º fólio. O último fólio em branco [fólio 14] serve de sobrescrito com o título de documento, infelizmente parcialmente obliterado por falha no papel. Escrito em português com caligrafia cursiva de tabelião da corte terminando em sinal de assinatura cruciforme (formando este sinal uma rosa-dos-ventos). Palavras chave: Herdade da Silveira, Elvas. Herdade do Monte Branco, Vila de Juromenha. Olivença. Transcrição: [fol. 11] Em nome de deos amen saybão quoantos este estromento || de dote e casamento virem que no anno do nassimento de || nosso senhor Jesus Xpo de mil e seisçemtos e qua||torze annos aos trese dias do mes de nouembro || do dito anno nesta cid[a]de delluas nas cas[a]s || de morada de antonio lobo de uascomçellos || fidallguo de gueração em presença de mim taba||lião e das testemunhas ao diamte nomeadas es||tamdo ay Presentes o dito antonio llobo mo||rador nesta dita cidade e bem assim estamdo pre||sente Marguarida loba dona veuua de antonio || pegado valladares que deos aya Moradora na || villa de oliuenca ora estamte nesta dita cida||de e loguo pella dita Marguarida loba || foy dito que pellas muitas obriguações alem do || paremte seo que tem com o dito antonio lobo || seu jrmão e pello muito amor que tem a maria pe||gada sua emteada filha do dito antonio pe||gado seu Marido Pella auer criada desde Me||nina e por ser ffilha do dito antonyo Pegado seu || marido a quem ella tinha gramdes obrigua||ções por auer Resebido delle muitas e muy boas || obras dignas de muito gramde Remunerasam as || quais comffesa auer R[e]sebido tambem do || dito antonio llobo seu jrmão pellas quais || causas e Rasões dise ella dita Marguarida || lloba que sellebrandose e fazemdose o ma||trimonio na forma que mamda a sancta [fol. 11 v.] Madre igreja e comforme ao sagrado comsilio || tredemtino emtre os ditos antonio lobo e a || dita Maria Pegada ella dita marguarida || loba lhe da e dota por uia de dote e casa||mento e doasam Remuneratoria quall em || direito mais luguar aja h? quinham de her||dade de Pão que ella tem e posue no termo || desta cidade que se chama da silluejra que he || o terso da dita herdade da silluejra o quall || quinham esta mistico e por partir com quinham || de dona anna de castello branquo Mora||dora nesta dita cidade que parte de h?a parte Com || herdade da travamqua que he de yoanna de || lemos e dos fra[a]des de sam dominguos desta cidade e da outra parte com herdade da cappella e com herdade do cabeso do || asinheiro que he de dona yoanna coutinha e com || outras comffromtasões com que parte e de direito deue partir o quall quinham Remde em cada || h? anno h? mojo e uimte seis allqueires || de triguo e de pitansas quatro gallinhas || e dous quejios e quinhentos e sessenta e seis || Reis e meio em dinheiro do quall quinham || de herdade f[a]semdose e sellebrandose || o dito casamento como dito he dise que || tiraua e Renunsiaua lloguo de sj toda || a posse e senhorio direito e ausom Real e cor||porall e autuall e tudo cede e trespasa [fol. 12] no dito antonio lobo ao quall ha lloguo || pormetida de posse pasiffica Reall cor||porall e autual do dito quinham de her||dade com todas suas entradas e sajdas || direitos e Pertensas sememtios e llograsões || e promete de nunca em tempo allgum || ella nem outrem por ella em seu nome nem || herdejros jrem nem virem comtra este dote || em parte nem em todo amtes em todo e por || todo a cumprir e mamter como se nelle || comtem pera f

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        A green and yellow parrot on a branch

      Pieter Holsteyn the Younger (1614-1687)A green and yellow parrot on a branchWatercolor, bodycolor and black ink 11 1/2? x 13? framed(professionally framed with a beautiful gold leaf moulding with all archival materials and uv plexiglass)

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        Opera Exegetica in Libros Mosis, De Mundi Opificio, Historicos & Legales. Quae partim ab Adriano Turnebo partim à Davide Hoeschelio edita atque illustrata sunt. Nunc noviter additis ex accuratissima Sigismundi Gelenii interpretatione. [Huic editioni additus est liber qui sub Philonis nomine circumfertur «De Mundo», Guilielmo Budaeo interprete].

      Amberes: Antverpiae, apud Johannem Keerbergium, 1614. - 4to.imperial; 8 hs., 811 pp., 24 hs. Papel tostado. Encuadernación en pergamino, de la época. En esta edición de la obra completa de Filón, segunda tras la princeps de Ginebra, Petrus de la Roviere, 1613, se incluyen las notas de Adrien Turnebe (1512-1565) especialista de griego en la Biblioteca e Imprenta Real de Francia, y de David Hoeschel (1556-1617) con idéntica dedicación en Augsburgo. Y se añade el texto de Guillaume Budé (1467-1540) sobre el «De Mundo» de Filón que aparece en su «De transitu hellenismi ad christianismum» de Paris, 1534. El responsable de la edición, Segismundus Gelenius (circa 1498-1554), nacido en Praga, especialista en Griego, editor, corrector y traductor en las importantísimas Prensas de Froben en Basilea, estaba estrechamente ligado a Melanchton y Erasmo, con quien colaboró en numerosas ocasiones. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTORY OF THE WORLD

      London: Printed for W. Barre, 1614. First edition, first issue, with the Errata leaf at the end. With the engraved title-page and the "Minde of the Frontispiece" leaf, and 8 double-page plates and maps as issued. Folio, very handsomely bound in the original contemporary calf, the spine sometime renewed to style in an expert and sympathetic manner, fully gilt, with raised bands and morocco lettering pieces gilt. A superior, beautiful copy, the text-block very large and barely trimmed, opening leaf with some expert refurbishment and strengthening, a clean, crisp and fine copy, with the covers well preserved and the spine panel beautifully accomplished and expertly restored. Rare in contemporary binding. RARE FIRST EDITION OF RALEIGH&#39;S MASSIVE WORK AND A CORNERSTONE WORK IN HISTORIOGRAPHY. ONE OF THE GREAT BOOKS PRINTED IN ENGLAND AT THE BEGINNING OF THE 1600&#39;s. This is the only volume published of the massive history Raleigh planned and began while in the Tower of London after the accession of James I. This is the earlier of the two editions having the colophon dated 1614, with the errata uncorrected. It was rigidly suppressed by order of King James I, but nevertheless passed through several editions. The engraved title was not issued with the second edition, which appeared in 1617, a printed title having a portrait of Raleigh taking its place. A reissue of the second edition appeared in 1621, and later editions in 1624, 1628, 1666, and 1684, 1687 and throughout the 18th century. This is the only volume published of the massive history Raleigh planned and began while in the Tower of London after the accession of James I. It was rigidly suppressed by order of King James I, but nevertheless passed through several editions. While most of his prose works up to then had been written fro private circulation[...] the HISTORY was intended for publication to a wide audience. Raleigh began writing it about 1607, the work was entered in the Stationers&#39; register in 1611 and appeared towards the end of 1614. The preface was suppressed by George Abbot, archbishop of Canterbury, on 22 December and copies were seized by the kings&#39; agents for this own use. According to Chamberlain the suppression came about because it was "too sawcie in censuring princes" [...] The suppression order was soon lifted and the History was reprinted in 1617. It remained popular: there were at least eleven editions in the seventeenth century, one in the eighteenth, and one in the nineteenth. Raleigh was one of the principal figures of the English Renaissance. As well as being a poet of wide repute and a successful soldier, he was one of the earliest explorers of the New World (one of its cities still bears his name). This ambitious book, which Raleigh worked on with the help of several assistants, ostensibly deals with Greek, Egyptian, and biblical history up to 168 B.C., but the preface summarizes modern European history and represents one of the earliest English views of the world and its history. It has become a classic of English Renassaince literature. The History is described as "The first part of the general history of the world", implying, as Ralegh said, that other parts were to come. This, he admitted, was his intention and indeed he had "hewn them out". What exists is a substantial work, of about a million words, in five books, running from the creation of the world to 146 B.C., the time of the second Macedonian war. The first two books are principally, though not wholly, concerned with biblical history, the last three mainly with the story of Greece and Rome. In the first two, God&#39;s judgments are seen as the central determinants of events; in the latter three the role of man is more evident. History is regarded as moral exemplum, a classical concept appropriate ot the treatment of ancient history but unusual for the subsequent discussion of Henry VIII. The juxtaposition of the discussion of Henry with that of James must have registered as ironic with the original readers, especially later when James&#39;s "unstained sword of justice" had Ralegh&#39;s blood on it. The HISTORY IS FAR MORE THAN A CHRONOLOGY, ITS OPENING CHAPTERS DESCRIBED THE CREATION OF THE WORLD AND ITS NATURE BEFORE RALEGH MOVED TO THE PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMS RAISED BY THE CONCEPTS OF PRESCIENCE, PROVIDENCE, FREE WILL AND FORTUNE. He adopted the familiar distinction between first and second causes, God&#39; Will, he later wrote, determined everything [...] yet God works through second causes, "Instruments, Causes and Pipes", which carry his will to the world. The distinction is not clear or unambiguous, but it enabled Ralegh to focus upon human actions. Essentially, he wrote for a purpose, as a man of action: it was, he said, "the end and scope of all History, to teach by example of times past, such wisdom as my guide our desires and actions" (ODNB). perhaps unsurprisingly, given his previous experiences, one of Raleigh&#39;s principal themes was &#39;the general wickedness of kings and the severity of God&#39;s judgement upon them [...] The misdeeds of English kings were related in some detail. o Henry VIII Ralegh wrote that "if all the pictures and patterns of a merciless prince were lost in the World, they might again be painted to the life, out of the story of this king" [...] Only one ruler in the entire history of the world receives unstinted and unadulterated praise from Ralegh: Epaminondas of Thebes, with Hannibal as proxime accessit. Although Ralegh believed that history could provide examples and precepts for rulers to follow, its events demonstrated only too clearly that they were unlikely to do so. His book ends with a paean of praise to Death: "Oh eloquent, just and mighty Death! whom none could advise, thou has persuaded; that none has dared, thou hast done; and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hath cast out of the world and despised: thou hast drawn together all the far stretched greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and ambition of man, and covered it over with these two narrow words, Hic jacet" (loc.cit.) The poem "The Mind of the Front&#39; (i.e. explanation of the allegorical frontispiece) was written by Ben Jonson, who had been tutor to Raleigh&#39;s son at the time of the book&#39;s production. Raleigh was one of the principal figures of the English Renaissance. As well as being a poet of wide repute and a successful soldier, he was one of the earliest explorers of the New World (one of its cities still bears his name). This ambitious book, which Raleigh worked on with the help of several assistants, ostensibly deals with Greek, Egyptian, and biblical history up to 168 B.C., but the preface summarizes modern European history and represents one of the earliest English views of the world and its history. It has become a classic of English Renaissance literature. Raleigh was one of the principal figures of the English Renaissance. As well as being a poet of wide repute and a successful soldier, he was one of the earliest explorers of the New World (one of its cities still bears his name). This ambitious book, which Raleigh worked on with the help of several assistants, ostensibly deals with Greek, Egyptian, and biblical history up to 168 B.C., but the preface summarizes modern European history and represents one of the earliest English views of the world and its history. It has become a classic of English Renaissance literature.

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        PASTORES DE BELEN, Prosas y Versos Divinos dirigidos a Carlos Félix, su hijo.

      R.Velpio y H.Antonio, Bruselas 1614 - 12º, 10h, 636p, 1h. Corto de márg, leve óx. Enc. plena piel moderna, nervios, dorados en lomo, rueda dorada en planos, cejas doradas, cortes pintados, en estuche piel-tela. - Largos pasajes en prosa (la casta Susana, David, Amón y Tamar) y preciosas composiciones en verso (traducciones generalmente de los Libros Santos) que se hallaban tachados en la primera edición por el Santo Oficio, aparecen íntegros. 1614

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        Opera Omnia, Cum Authoris Tractatu in Tit De Frigidis & Maleficiatis

      1614. Collected Works of the "Bartolus Hispanus" Covarrubias y Leyva, Diego de [1512-1577]. Brederode, Pieter Cornelis van [d. 1593], Editor. Uffel, Johann, Editor. Opera Omnia, Cum Authoris Tractatu in Tit. De Frigidis & Maleficiatis, Septem Quaestionibus Distincto, Quibus an Matrimonium cum hoc Impedimento Constare Possit, Accurate Explicatur. Multis in Locis a Cl. Ic. Cornelio Brederodio Auctus, Illustratus, Ut Passim Hac Nota [] Designatur; Accesserunt hac Postrema Editione Ioannis Uffeli Ic. Patricii Bruxellensis In Variarum Resolutionum Libros Notae Uberiores. Cum Duplici Indice, Capitum & Rerum Locupletissimo, Suis Numeris Restituto. Antwerp: Apud Viduam & Haeredes Petri Belleri, 1614. Two volumes bound as one. [xii], 610; [viii], 548, [69] pp. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (14-1/2" x 9-1/2"). Somewhat later three-quarter vellum over marbled boards, hand-lettered title to spine, edges rouged. Light soiling, moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to board edges and corners, some loss along junction of vellum and paper on rear board, a few minor wormholes to pastedowns. Title page of Volume I printed in red and black, large copperplate title vignettes, woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Light browning to text, somewhat heavier in places, small tear to head of title page. Faint early owner signatures and annotations to title page, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Small inkstamps to title pages, a few annotations to that of Volume I. A handsome copy of a scarce title. * Later edition. Covarrubias y Leyva, Archbishop of Santa Domingo, later Bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo and of Segovia, was a canonist, theologian and leader of the Salamanca School. One of the foremost jurists of his time, he was called the "Bartolus Hispanus." Opera Omnia, the definitive collection of his work on Roman and canon law was first published in 1559 and went through numerous editions into the eighteenth century. Roberts says it was an important authority among Roman-Dutch jurists. Our edition is notable for its editorial contributions by Brederode, the notable Dutch jurist and diplomat. All editions are scarce in North America. OCLC locates 2 of the 1614 edition in North American law libraries (Columbia, Harvard). Roberts, A South African Legal Bibliography 97 (citing othe

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        Peregrinaçam de Fernão Mendez Pinto que consta de muitas e muy estranhas cousas que vio e ouvio no Reyno da China, no da Tartaria, no de Pegù, no de Martauão, e em outros muitos Reynos, e Senhorios das partes Orientaes

      x+428 pages. Quarto (11 1/2" x 8") bound in original leather binding with raised bands and gilt label to spine. Edited by Antonio Tenreiro. In double column pages issued without map. First published in 1614.Fernão Mendes Pinto was a Portuguese explorer and writer. His exploits are known through the posthumous publication of his memoir Pilgrimage Peregrinação in 1614, an autobiographical work whose truthfulness is nearly impossible to assess. The tale of his adventures was written after the fact, according to Pinto's memories of the events, and for that reason it may be open to doubt as a completely accurate historical source. However, it well documents the impact of the Asian civilizations on the Europeans and constitutes a perfectly realistic analysis of Portuguese action in the Orient, far more realistic than the one made by Luís de Camões in The Lusiads. The most controversial of his claims is that of having been the first European to land in Japan and the introduction of the arquebus. Despite the impossibility of proving these specific assertions, there is little doubt that Pinto was among the first Europeans in Japan, and therefore his account may be considered more reliable than other books describing this period that were written long afterwards. Another controversial claim, that he fought in Java against the Muslims, has been analyzed by various historians. The Dutch historian P. A. Tiele, who wrote in 1880, did not believe Pinto was present during the campaign, but rather that he wrote his information from secondhand sources. Even so, Tiele admits Pinto's account cannot be disregarded because of the lack of alternative information about Javanese history during the time period; despite the doubts over Pinto's accuracy, his viewpoint may represent the only authoritative source in existence. Maurice Collis, a modern expert on Asian affairs who lived in the area for twenty years, holds the opinion that Fernão's accounts, while not entirely true, remain essentially true with respect to the basic events. Because of this Collis considers Pinto's work the most complete European account of 16th century Asian history.Condition:Some worming to the leather and internal gutters, leather scuffed and cracked at back heal corners, rubbing to raised spine areas, spine head chipped away. Red underling in pencil through out else a good copy.

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        Titles of Honor

      London: William Stansby, 1614. [38], 391pp, [43]. Ex-library (Hampstead) with sticker removed from front pastedown, with stamps to reverse of title, to head of first page of dedication and foot of last page and one or two elsewhere. Full-calf, smooth back, with author, title and year to spine in gilt. Gilt device of William Blois of Grundisburgh to centre of covers, single fillet gilt border to covers. Leather a little rubbed and worn, recently rebacked and recornered, lacks clasps, with corresponding small holes to covers. Internally slightly browned to edges, with small chips to fore-edge of pages in signature b, light ink staining to B4r, lacking the two leaves signed * (as often), but generally fairly bright and clean. Two pages of notes about the book and William Blois bound in before title. "Selden, John (1584-1654), lawyer and historical and linguistic scholar....In Titles of Honor Selden acknowledged the contribution of his friends to his scholarly endeavour and personal life. He paid tribute to his &#39;beloved friend that singular Poet M. Ben: Jonson&#39;, while Jonson reciprocated with praise for &#39;his honord friend&#39; in a commendatory verse: Monarch, in Letters! &#39;Mongst thy Titles showne, Of others Honors; thus, enioy thine owne (sig. B1r, 2r, d1r). Selden also gave thanks for &#39;the Bounteous humanity and advise of theat learned Phisician Doctor Robert Floyd&#39; [Fludd] in helping him overcome a &#39;dangerous and tedious sicknesse&#39; (sig. A3r). The first edition of the work dealt historically with such European honorific titles as king, duke, count, baron, and knight, and also included special chapters entitled &#39;The beginning of feuds&#39; and &#39;Turkish dignities&#39;. Breaking away from the genealogical concerns of most heralds and kings of arms, it derived honour from virtue, portrayed all civil honours as granted by the sovereign, and dismissed any claim to a hereditary nobility independent of the state (including the mystique of blood so favoured by some renaissance nobles). Each chapter opened with a discussion of the derivation of a particular title and then detailed its history and variations within a comparative European context, usually beginning with the Roman empire and coming up to the fringes of his own day. Those on dukes and counts observed that under the Romans: &#39;Dux then properly was at first the Generall of an Armie under the Emperor&#39; (pp. 182-3). Constantine the Great created the rival office of count by sending out important men from the imperial court to govern in the provinces. Not &#39;long after Constantine&#39;, these two offices became &#39;equall&#39; in status (p. 184). The successor jurisdictions in France, Italy, and Spain continued to use duke and count as titles for offices until under the Carolingians they became attached to particular territories held by feudal military tenure and inheritable. With the collapse of royal power in France, dukes and counts usurped most of the marks of sovereignty, until strong kings of France claimed back those lost powers in the late middle ages. In Saxon England, &#39;dux&#39; and &#39;comes&#39; translated the officiary and honorary title of earl, while comes also translated the officiary title of ealdorman. After the Norman conquest, through the introduction of continental laws the new king transformed the nature of an earldom from personal or officiary, &#39;making it feudall, and hereditarie&#39; (p. 229). Building upon the scholarship of François Hotman, Selden represented the inheritable military tenure of the feudal law as originating in the Frankish empire and spreading to Germany and Italy by conquest and elsewhere in western Europe by imitation. Although the Saxons had military tenures, as seen in the laws of King Cnut, &#39;Those kind of Militarie Fiefs or Fees as wee now haue, were not till the Normans&#39; (p. 301). Titles of Honor displayed a mature and almost unparalleled grasp of continental evidence and scholarship (including works on provincial as well as national history), and an acquaintance with English evidence (including manuscripts); it also reflected on the nature of law itself" (Oxford DNB). Lowndes 2237. First Edition. Full Calf. Good. 8vo. Ex-Library.

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        [Zehen Bücher von der Architectur und künstlichem Bawen]. Des allernamhafftigsten unnd hocherfahrnesten, Römischen Architecti, unnd kunstreichen Werck oder Bawmeisters Marci Vitruvij Pollionis, Zehen Bücher von der Architectur und künstlichem Bawen. Ein Schlüssel und Eynleitung aller mathematischen unnd Mechanischen Künst, Scharpffsinniger fleissiger nachtrachtung oder Speculation künstlicher Werck: Auß solchem hohem verstand, rechtem grund, sattem und gewisse Fundament aller löblichen Künst, Dermassen fleissig und ordentlich in Schrifften verfasset daß hierin ein jeder Kunstbegiriger Leser der Architectur unnd Kunstlichen Bawwercks unterwiesen wirt ... Allen Künstlichen Handtwercken, Werckmeystern, Steinmetzen, Bawmeistern, Zeug- unnd Büchsenmeistern, Brunnenleytern, Berckwerckern, Malern, Bildhawern, Goldtschmiden, Schreinern ... zu sonderlichen nutz unnd vilfeltigem vortheil, Erstmals verteutscht, unnd in Truck verordnet. Durch, D. Gua

      Basel, Petri 1614. 32 cm. (32), 613, (3) Seiten mit über 180 teils ganzseitigen Textholzschnitten und Holzschnitt-Druckermarke am Schluß, Titel rot und schwarz. Pergamentband der Zeit - VD17 12:627706R - Hieronymus, Petri 537 - Lotz 1812 - Schütte S. 68 - Benzing, Ryff Nr. 188 - Vierte deutsche Ausgabe des architekturtheoretischen Handbuchs der Antike, in der Übersetzung von Ryff erstmals 1548 erschienen mit den Abbildungen der Ausgabe von 1575. (Hieronymus). In den ersten sieben Büchern werden die Probleme der Baukunst selbst behandelt, in Buch 8 Aquädukte, in Buch 9 und a. Sonnenuhren, in Buch 10 der Maschinenbau. Die teils technischen Darstellungen zeigen und a. Flaschenzüge, Wasserräder, Mühlen, Schöpfwerke, Wegmesser, Belagerungsmaschinen. Gut erhaltenes Exemplar, der Einband ist etwas fleckig, Gelenk restauriert; innen leicht gebräunt, Vorrede im Schnitt Feuchtigkeitsrand; Seiten 389-392 in Faksimile auf farblich passendem Papier; der ursprünglich eingefaltete Rand von S. 433/434 ist bis zum Rand der Abbildung auf S. 434 (Aufriß italienischer Gewölbe) beschnitten. -

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        BREVIS DISCURSUS DE CAUSA, OB QUAM CREDITUR AUT NON CREDITUR EVANGELIO JESU CHRISTI; & DE EO QUOD, QUI CREDIT, PROEMIO, QUI NON CREDIT, P&#140;NÂ A DEO AFFICIATUR

      Racoviæ [ie Raków]: Typis Sternacianis, 1614.. 11,[1]pp. 12mo. Extracted. Some foxing, otherwise very good. A Racovian Academy printing of one of Sozzini&#39;s (1539 - 1604) discourses translated from the Italian into Latin by Valentin Smalcius (1572-1622). The dissemination of Latin texts of Sozzini&#39;s writings, as well as those of his uncle, extended their influence to the wider circle of Unitarians and other non-Trinitarians and dissenters, giving rise to the various views subsumed under the label Socinianism. In this dissemination, the press at the Racovian Academy at Raków, Kielce County, in Poland, founded in 1602, was central. OCLC: 11303157.

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        PURCHAS HIS PILGRIMAGE. OR RELATIONS OF THE WORLD AND THE RELIGIONS

      1614. PURCHAS, Samuel. PURCHAS HIS PILGRIMAGE. OR REALTIONS OF THE WORLD AND THE RELIGIONS OBSERVED IN ALL AGES AND Places discovered, from the Creation unto this Present. In foure parts. This first containeth a theological and geographical historie of Asia, Africa, and America, with the islands adjacent. Declaring the ancient religions before the floud, the heathenish, Jewish, and Saraceniccal in all ages since, ... The second edition, much enlarged with additions through the whole work. London: Printed by William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone ..., 1614. Second edition, enlarged. Folio; 28.5 x 19 cm; [par.]6 A8 B-4K6. Pp. [28], 331, 330-851, 862-889, 900-918, [36]. Despite the errors in pagination, the text is complete but for the final leaf (4K6 - the last page of the index and an errata list), which is partial. A facsimile of this leaf is laid-in. The title page is a bit dust-soiled and has a couple of nearly imperceptible, old repairs on the reverse. There is a faint dampstain to some leaves of the preliminary text, otherwise it is clean. The volume was rebacked once-upon-a-time, but the Old calf boards are detached once again. The bookblock is whole. Armorial bookplate of Peter Hardy, F. R. S. (1813-1863), and pictorial bookplate of C. B. Farwell (1823-1903) on front pastedown. This work is a sort of religious geography that draws largely upon Ramusio and Hakluyt, and the historians and political geographers of all ages. (It should not to be confused with "Purchas His Pilgrimes" of 1625.) The eighth and ninth books, pages 717-917 relate to America. References: Cox I, p. 6; Sabin 66679; STC (2nd ed.) 20506.

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        The Bible. Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best translations in diuers languages. [with] The Newe Testament of our Lord Jesus Christ, Conferred dilligently with the Greeke, and best approoved translations in divers languages. [with] The Booke of Psalme Collected into English Meeter by Thomas Sternold, John Hopkins and others [with] Two Right Profitable and Fruitfull Concordances [Geneva "Breeches" Bible]

      John Barker, London, 1614. Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Contemporary stamped and blind ruled calf with lozenges in the corners, front cover detached along with the first signature, rear hinges weak, edges stained red. The General title worn, lacking one corner, and laid down. Notes, signatures, and doodles in the blank spaces, almost entirely at the end of volumes and on the later title pages. New Testament, Psalms and the Concordance all with separate title pages dated 1613 and each with old pen marks, substantial to the concordance. Old paper repair in Genesis, scattered marks and small tears, trimmed a little close throughout hitting and sometimes obscuring the running title and hitting the text in the concordance. 554, (24), (82) leaves. A well used but complete copy.& & The Geneva or "Breeches" bible, first printed in 1560, first printed in England in 1575. An immensely popular and influential Protestant bible, it went through over 150 editions between 1560 and 1644. Size: Quarto (4to). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Religion & Theology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 043289. .

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        Biblia gallica 1614 - La Saincte Bible selon l&#39;Édition Vulgaire: Revee par le commandement de nostre Sainct Pere Pape Sixte V. Et imprimée de l&#39;authorité de Clement VIII. Enrichie de figures & tables necessaires. Dediée à Monseigneur l&#39;Archeuesque de Lyon. 1614 A Lyon, par Claude Morillon, Imprimeur de M. de Montpensier

      Lyon, Morillon 1614. 41 cm. 3 Teile in 1 Band; (12), 486 (statt 488); 398, (2 weiß); 304, (34 statt 36) Seiten mit großer Holzschnitt-Titelvignette, über 400 Textholzschnitten, 3 blattgroßen und 6 1/2-seitigen Holzschnitten von Pierre Eskrich und Antoine Pinet. Blindgeprägter Lederband der Zeit über Holzdeckeln - Mit Anhängen: Die vom Trienter Konzil als deuterokanonisch erklärten Schriften "Gebet des Manasse" und "Esra III und IV"; Epistel und Vorreden des Hieronymus; Staat der Juden im Römischen Reich; Verzeichnis alttestamentlicher Zitate mit Hinweisen auf Entsprechungen im Neuen Testament; Evangelien und Epistel für die Sonn- und Festtage; Namen- und Sachregister, Errata. Die blattgroßen Holzschnitte zeigen das Tabernakel und den Tempel; die 1/2-seitigen Holzschnitte zeigen die Wanderung der Israeliten durch die Wüste, den wieder hergestellten Tempel und 4 Karten (Kanaan, Gebiete der 12 Stämme, Samaria und Galiläa, östliches Mittelmeer). Von diesen sind signiert: Les Enfans d&#39;Israel marchans. P. Eskricheus inventor (Thieme-Becker 11, 32); Carte & plan de la terre de Chanaan. Facibat Petrus Eskrichius, 1568 (Thieme-Becker 11, 32); Voyages de S. Paul et des autres Apostres. Faciebat Antonius Pinaeus 1564 (Thieme-Becker 27, 57). Sie sind unter anderem auch 1585 in einer Bibel des Barth. Honorat, Lyon, abgedruckt. Berieben, Rücken ergänzt, Seiten teilweise gebräunt; es fehlen in Teil 1 Blatt =Seite 143/144 (Numeri Kap. 23-24), im Anhang 1 Blatt ganz (Bedeutung der Namen C-S) und 1 Blatt zur Hälfte (Errata). - Sprache / Language: Französisch / French -

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        Spanish illuminated manuscript on vellum, grant of arms, in favor of Melchor del Peso

      Excellent example of a Spanish Illuminated Executoria, of remarkable artistic quality. 1614. Valladolid. In folio (295 mm x 205 mm). 73 ff. Richly gilt contemporary Spanish calf, retaining original cord, boards with gilt fillets and interlacing tooling enclosing corner and center pieces, spine gilt; slightly worn and rubbed. Contemporary inscriptions to first blank, few folios a little toned but overall fine, with the paintings in splendid fresh condition and striking colors, protected by silk leaves. Remarkable example of a Spanish Grant of Arms or Ejecutoria, made on vellum and featuring two large paintings, the first a splendid rendering of unusual artistic quality portraying the Spanish Royal family, Philipp III with Queen Margarita and sons, along with Saint Francis of Asis and a Bishop or Cardinal holding the keys of saint Peter to the Virgin Mary of Lastra de Aguita (the Virgin Patroness of Anguita, Guadalajara), the border showing Saints in a hispanic-flemish surrounding with floral arrangements, the bottom with legend ?Don Felipe?; the second an impressive coat of arms, with a wide border illustrating war garments ?weapons, flags, helmets and armaments-, some of which appear Middle Eastern, bottom with legend ?Por la Gracia?. Both paintings are signed at the bottom, although we do not by whom. Nevertheless, the considerable skill shown in the paintings ?particularly the hands, faces and expressions- indicate it was made a professional artist. Even more-so taking into account the amateur artistry often shown in Ejecutorias. These documents began early in the 16th century ?the lavish productions to celebrate the granting of arms to the Hijosdalgo-, the trials themselves to prove nobility predate them considerably. Further literature on the subject can be found in the catalogue made for the exposition ?El Documento Pintado? (details on request). The quality of the documents, made by artists at the request of the family who wanted them for their records, depended on the price they were willing to pay.

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        Voyage dans le Nord du Bresil fait Durant les Annees 1613 et 1614

      1614, 1864 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An extremely scarce first edition of this fascinating work about seventeeth century travel in Brazil. Last seen at auction in 1978. In French. &#39;Published after the unique copy preserved in the Bibliotheque Imperiale of Paris&#39;, this is the account of Yves Devreux&#39;s travels in the North of Brazil in the years 1613 and 1614. With an introduction by M. Ferdinand Denis. Simon Michelleti, or Yves d&#39;Evreux, assumed born 1577 in Normanville, died in 1632 or 1633, was a French historian and explorer. Condition: In a half cloth binding with marbled boards and leather spine label. Externally sound although rubbed, with slight loss to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but dusted, withfoxing and tidemarks throughout. Many pages have small closed tears to the margins. There are a few orange crayon marks, not affecting the text. Professional repairs to pages 417-456. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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