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        De Militia Romana Libri Quinque, Commentarius ad Polibium. Editio ultima. BOUND WITH: Poliorceticon sive de Machinis, Tormentis, Telis, Libri Quinque. Editio tertia, correcta & aucta.

      Antwerp: Ex Officina Plantiniana, Apud Viduam & Filios Joannis Moreti, 1614, and 1605, 1605. First work, "De Militia Romana": Pp. 397, [7] index. With 13 full-, half-, and quarter-page copper engravings (1 folding), Plantin's woodcut device, initials and several woodcut textual illustrations. Second work, "Poliorceticon": Pp. 219, [7] index. 36 full- and half-page engravings, woodcut printer's devices on title and last leaf, woodcut initials and ornaments. Bound in contemporary vellum, rebacked with original ink-lettered spine laid down, large blind-stamped arabesque centrepiece on covers. Brownish stain on rear cover, leaves lightly toned, noticeable offsetting from some plates, but overall a nice clean copy. An early combined edition of the Flemish humanist and Latin scholar, Justus Lipsius's two most important treatises on Roman military history. "De Militia Romana", first published in 1595, is a commentary on Polybius's "History", with the Greek text and a parallel Latin translation. "Poliorcetica" (1599) is a study of the Roman machinery of war. Both are embellished with the fine engravings of Peeter vander Borcht and Theodore Galle. In addition to these works, Lipsius produced critical editions of Vallerius Maximus, Vellius Paterculus, Seneca, and the younger Pliny, but he was most highly regarded for his editions of Tacitus (1574, 1600), whose work he knew so well that he "offered to repeat any passage with a dagger at his breast, to be used against him if his memory failed him". (Sandys II, 303).. Vellum. Very Good. Quarto.

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        Oost-Indische ende West-Indische voyagien, namelijck, De waerachtighe beschrijvinge vande drie seylagien, drie jaren achter malkanderen deur de Hollandtsche ende Zeelandtsche schepen, by noorden Noorweghen, Moscovien ende Tartarien nae de coninckrijcken van Catthay ende China ghedaen.Amsterdam, Michiel Colijn, [1617-]1619. With engraved frontispiece and 166 engraved maps, plans and views. With: (2) SPILBERGEN, Joris van. Oost ende West-Indische spiegel der 2. leste navigatien, ghedaen inden jaeren 1614. 15. 16. 17. ende 18.Leiden, Nicolaas van Geelkercken, 1619. With 25 numbered engraved plates. Annotated in a 17th-century hand. 2 works (the first in 10 parts) in 2 volumes. Oblong 4to (18.5 x 25 cm). Contemporary uniform vellum.

      Muller, America 3284 (of the utmost rarity); Sabin 14349; Tiele, Bibl. 1178; Tiele, Mém., pp. 6-9; ad 2: Tiele, Bibl. 1025; Tiele, Mém., pp. 63-65, 70-71. Rare first edition of an important collection of 10 of the most famous voyages of the two preceding decades, brought together by the Amsterdam publisher Michiel Colijn and the bookseller Maarten Heubeldinck in Groningen. All the well-known names are present: Gerrit de Veer, Cornelis Houtman, Jacob van Neck, Joris van Spilbergen, Sebald de Weert and Olivier van Noort. The present copy belongs to the issue with the dedication by Michiel Colijn (Tiele, Mém., p. 8, issue c). The first edition of an interesting account of Joris van Spilbergen's circumnavigation in 1614-18 is bound at the end. Some insignificant tears in textleaves and some maps (mostly repaired), some leaves a bit shaved (with loss of the imprint of part 8) and slightly thumbed. Good set of a rare and important collection of voyages, with many maps and views.

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        Speculum Orientalis Occidentalisque Indiae navigationum; quarum una Georgii à Spilbergen classis cum potestate Praefecti, altera Jacobi le Maire auspiciis imperioque directa, annis 1614, 15, 16, 17, 18. Exhibens novi in Mare Australe transitus, ...Leiden, Niclaes van Geelkerck for Jodocus Hondius, 1619. Oblong 4to (19 x 25 cm). With a large engraving on title-page, and 25 numbered engraved plates with maps and views: 2 large folding (a map of the world and a map of the East Indian archipelago), 5 double-page (mostly bound as fold-outs) and 18 full-page, several with insets. Blind-tooled pigskin (ca. 1700? but probably the book's first binding), in a panel design with 2 large rolls, rebacked.

      Borba de Moraes, pp. 826-827; Landwehr & V.d. Krogt, VOC 361; Sabin 89450; STCN (2 complete copies of present issue & 4 of issue without Hondius's name). Scarce, first Latin edition (in the same year as the first edition in the original Dutch) of one of the bestsellers of illustrated 17th-century travel literature, describing one of the most famous early voyages around the world by Joris van Spilbergen, the veteran Dutch East Indies naval officer-turned-pirate, undertaken from 1614 to 1618. A short survey of another of the most important early voyages around the world, by Schouten and Le Maire in the years 1615 to 1617, is added at the end, with drop-title "Navigationes Australes". It reports Le Maire's proof that Tierra del Fuego is an island and his discovery of what is still called the Strait of Le Maire, an alternative route to the Pacific. In 1614 the VOC commissioned Spilbergen to sail to the Moluccas with nearly 700 men. Despite the commercial nature of his expedition, Spilbergen's six vessels were heavily armed, anticipating encounters with silver-laden Spanish vessels. Spilbergen spent two years calling at various Spanish and Portuguese ports along both coasts of South America, failing to capture any great amounts of silver or silk from Manila, but burning several settlements and emerging triumphant from a naval skirmish just south of Lima.By contrast, Le Maire's less mercenary expedition resulted in important discoveries; his exploration of Tierra del Fuego and the Tuamotou Archipelago called into doubt the existence of a massive southern continent (until its existance was proved in the 19th century), providing a catalyst for Tasman's discovery of New Zealand and Australia. The two expeditions crossed paths in the Dutch East Indies in 1616.Spilbergen's book is also remarkable as an early document of Dutch voyages to the Brazilian coast, especially valuable for its detailed account of the stay in the Ilha Grande, from October 1614 to January 1615, and in São Vicente in 1615. Slight browning throughout, with the title-page and its conjugate cut down and the margins expertly restored, along with the gutter margin of, worm holes repaired in 7 plates and 4 leaves of text, slightly affecting the printed image in 3 plates. Binding worn and rebacked, with some minor stains.

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        Paesaggio con cavalieri

      1614 - Incisioni al bulino, circa 1614/5, firmate in lastra in basso. Le composizioni derivano da soggetti di Nicolas de Bruyn, e sono edite dal Visscher; le figure che animano le scene sono personaggi biblici, talvolta facilmente riconoscibili. Magnifiche prova, finemente acquerellata da mano contemporanea, impresse su carta vergata coeva con filigrana "stemma araldico con giglio" (ove presente), con margini, consueta traccia di piega verticale centrale, in eccellente stato di conservazione. L’eccelsa qualità della coloritura distingue questo lavoro dalle prove in bianco e nero. Dimensioni 520x380 circa. Engraving with fine contemporary hand colour, signed at lower edge. A magnific impression on contemporary paper, with margins, in very good conditions. Printed by Nicolas Visscher. Dimensioni [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Paesaggio con castello

      1614 - Incisioni al bulino, circa 1614/5, firmate in lastra in basso. Le composizioni derivano da soggetti di David Vinckboons, Gilles de Hondecoeter, Hendrick Daenelsen, e sono edite da Nicolas Visscher; le figure che animano le scene sono personaggi biblici, talvolta facilmente riconoscibili. Magnifiche prove, finemente acquerellate da mano contemporanea, impresse su carta vergata coeva con filigrana "stemma araldico con giglio" (ove presente), con margini, consueta traccia di piega verticale centrale, in eccellente stato di conservazione. L’eccelsa qualità della coloritura distingue questo lavoro dalle prove in bianco e nero. Dimensioni 515x370 circa. Engraving with fine contemporary hand colour, signed at lower edge. A magnific impression on contemporary paper, with margins, in very good conditions. Printed by Nicolas Visscher. Hollstein 112 Dimensioni [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Oost-Indische ende West-Indische voyagien, namelijck, De waerachtighe beschrijvinge vande drie seylagien, drie jaren achter malkanderen deur de Hollandtsche ende Zeelandtsche schepen, by noorden Noorweghen, Moscovien ende Tartarien nae de coninckrijcken van Catthay ende China ghedaen.Amsterdam, Michiel Colijn, [1617-]1619. With engraved frontispiece and 166 engraved maps, plans and views.With: (2) SPILBERGEN, Joris van. Oost ende West-Indische spiegel der 2. leste navigatien, ghedaen inden jaeren 1614. 15. 16. 17. ende 18.Leiden, Nicolaas van Geelkercken, 1619. With 25 numbered engraved plates. Annotated in a 17th-century hand. 2 works (the first in 10 parts) in 2 volumes. Oblong 4to (18.5 x 25 cm). Contemporary uniform vellum.

      - Muller, America 3284 (of the utmost rarity); Sabin 14349; Tiele, Bibl. 1178; Tiele, Mém., pp. 6-9; ad 2: Tiele, Bibl. 1025; Tiele, Mém., pp. 63-65, 70-71. Rare first edition of an important collection of 10 of the most famous voyages of the two preceding decades, brought together by the Amsterdam publisher Michiel Colijn and the bookseller Maarten Heubeldinck in Groningen. All the well-known names are present: Gerrit de Veer, Cornelis Houtman, Jacob van Neck, Joris van Spilbergen, Sebald de Weert and Olivier van Noort. The present copy belongs to the issue with the dedication by Michiel Colijn (Tiele, Mém., p. 8, issue c). The first edition of an interesting account of Joris van Spilbergen's circumnavigation in 1614-18 is bound at the end. Some insignificant tears in textleaves and some maps (mostly repaired), some leaves a bit shaved (with loss of the imprint of part 8) and slightly thumbed. Good set of a rare and important collection of voyages, with many maps and views.

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        IOSEPHI MASCARDI IURISC. SARZANENSIS PROTHON. APOSTOLICI CONCLUSIONES OMNIUM PROBATIONUM, QUAE IN UTROQUE FORO QUOTIDIE VERSANTUR

      Apud Io. Dominicum Tarinum, 1614. LATINO 5,3 2 Secentine in 4° con mezza legatura in pergamena e cartonato con motivo marmorizzato. Bottelli blu applicati al dorso, uno mancante al vol I, sempre in quest' ultimo è presente un frontrspizio in rosso e nero con bella marca tipografica, ex libris manoscritto e biffato a mano. Lettera dedicatoria a Gregorio XIII. Testo su due colonne, presenti richiami e segnatura dei fascicoli. Da segnalare a fine di ciascun volume "Series Chartarum" ossia il registro dei fascicoli per appurare la completezza delle carte. Front. del vol II in b. e n.. Usura al dorso e alle coperte, fioritura alle pagine, alcune di queste brunite. Opera rara USATO

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        THE LOG BOOK OF WILLIAM ADAMS, 1614-1619 With the Journal of Edward Saris, and Other Documents Relating to Japan, Cochin China, etc

      London, printed by the Eastern Press, 1916, 1614. Reprinted from The Transactions of the Japan Society of London Vol XIII, edited by C. J. Purnell, 1916. 8vo, approximately 245 x 165 mm, 9½ x 6½ inches, frontispiece and 2 illustrations, pages: title page and Contents page, 155-302 plus 9 pages of index, from page186 the pages have 2 numbers so page 187 is also numbered page 1 and so on to page 116 which is also numbered page 302, making a total of 150 pages. Bound in ochre coloured cloth with gilt lettering to spine and upper cover. Slight rubbing to cloth, title page has a small pale stain, endpapers age-browned, small worm hole in outer margins from page 263 to last blank page getting a little larger, and also affecting the inside of the back cover, not affecting any text, bookseller's small label on bottom of last pastedown "Sam Ying Company, Bookbinders & Stationers, 33 Second St..West Point, Hong Kong", ink name on first pastedown. Otherwise a good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Booke of Common Prayer and Administration and Administration of the Sacraments, And other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church of England

      London: Robert Barker, 1614. Cardboard Covers. Very Good. 6 3/8 x 8 1/2 inches. 4to. 1 ffep + 106 pages. Collates as: [1]A (7 leaves, lacking [1]A1 supplied in facsimile) + [2]A (3 leaves, possibly lacking [2]A1) + [3]A (8 leaves) + B (10 leaves) + C - E (in 8s). Title page supplied in facsimile from Griffiths 1614/1 and 1614/2. Significant loss and old repairs to [1]A2. Losses and old repairs to corners throughout, occasionally minimally affecting text. A few stains, otherwise light soiling. Verso of final leaf is blank, and contains mid 18th Century notes of the Fish family. Calendar printed in red and black. Printed in two column black letter throughout. Perfect bound in modern cardstock. A variant of Griffiths 1614/1 and 1614/2. See ESTCS93850 (noting three 1613 and 1614 printings with "mixed sheets more frequently than usual.") A very good copy of the original (1552 edition) of the English BCP.

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        Bibliotheca cluniacensis in qua SS. Patrum abb. clun. vitae, miracula, scripta, statuta, privilegia chronologiaque duplex, item catalogus abbatiarum, prioratuum, decanatuum, cellarum et eccles. a Clun. coenobio dependentium, una cum chartis et diplomat. donationum earumdem. Omnia nunc primum ex MS. Codd. collegerunt Domnus Martinus Marrier Monast. S. Martini a Campis Paris. Monachus Professus, et Andreas Quercetanus Turon. qui eadem disposuit, ac Notis illustravit

      Lutetiae Parisiorum (Paris): Sebastiani Cramoisy (Sebastien Cramoisy), 1614. In-folio, plein veau, titre-frontispice, [12] ff., 1832 col., [18] ff., 178 col., [3] ff., 45 figures de "signum" in-texte.. Brunet, III, 1468. Le superbe titre-frontispice est gravé par Léonard Gauthier, on y voit un portique avec les portraits des cinq premiers abbés de l?ordre. Ornementé d'une trentaine de bandeaux, de 2 culs-de-lampe, et d'environ 190 lettrines dont près d'un tiers sont signées du monogramme E. M. Ex-dono sur le faux-titre, de Dom Jacques Tiran, religieux de Charlieu de l'ordre de Cluny. Ouvrage important et très rare. Le dos a été refait, charnières renforcées. . (Catégories : Religion Cluny )

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        Opera, quae extant, omnia tributa in tomos tres, quorum primo continentur...omnia castigatiora ex postrema Iacobi Micylli recognitione et recensione nova Georgii Bersmanni, cum indicatione diversae scripturae, & locorum difficiliorum explanatione ...

      mit einem illustrierten Titel, einigen Vignetten und einer Druckermarke, 16 Bll. (l. 2 w.) 430 S., 1 Bl., helles blindgeprägtes Schweinsleder der Zeit (dat. 1614) mit Monogramm "D H W" GUTES, FESTES UND AUTHENTISCHES EXEMPLAR im Einnband der Zeit, dieser mit nur leichten Läsuren. Mit verschiedenen handschriftlichen Besitzvermerken von alter Hand und zahlreichen Bemerkungen und anderen Bearbeitungen im Text. Abweichend von VD16 O 1550

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        Iusti Lipsi de militia romana. Libri quinque, commentarius ad Polybium.

      Volume in buone condizioni con naturali segni del tempo. Moratus. 1614.

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        Geschichte der Bäckerinnung zu Cöpenick - Zum 300 jährigen Jubiläum der Innung - Seiner Hochehrwürden Herrn Schloßpfarrer Lic. theol. Dr. phil. Karl Schwarzlose zugeeignet - mit drei Beilagen - Mitglieder der Innung aus Treptow, Neuenhagen, Cöpenick, Adlershof, Niederschöneweide, Alt-Glienicke, Friedrichshagen, Bohndorf, Gosen, Grünau, Johannisthal, Mahlsdorf, Müggelheim, Neu-Zittau, Rahnsdorf, Wilhelmshagen, Hessenwinkel, Wernsdorf

      enthält Namen der Mitglieder der Innung aus Treptow, Neuenhagen, Cöpenick, Adlershof, Niederschöneweide, Alt-Glienicke, Friedrichshagen, Bohndorf, Gosen, Grünau, Johannisthal, Mahlsdorf, Müggelheim, Neu-Zittau, Rahnsdorf, Wilhelmshagen, Hessenwinkel, Wernsdorf- Beilagen 1.Bäcker-Zwangsinnung zu Cöpenick 1614-1914 (Programmablauf und 2.Festlieder am 12.5.1914) 3.Bilder vom Tage 14.5.1914 Fotos Bäckerinnung Umzug 3.Festlieder

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        Opera Quar inveniri potuerunt omnia: partim ex entiquis editionibus, partim ex manuscriptis eruta.

      Groningen, Joannes Sassius 1614 - (38) 921 (1) p. Contemporary blind-stamped folding Vellum, 4° (Waterstain in the margins of the final 20 pages, lacks a small piece of vellum of the front cover. The first fly leaf is almost completely covered with old annotations with references to other books. Firm and complete copy of the collected works of Wessel Gansfort, ca.1419-1489. Gansfort was an early -Biblical- humanist and theologian who mainly wrote about theological issues. In part he can be called a predecessor of the Reformation as in his works he defended many theories which allign with later Protestant ideas.)

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        Chronicon chronicorum politicum

      Frankfurt: Avbriana, 1614. First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. 2 volumes in contemporary vellum, titles penned to spines. Modest soiling and wear, one hinge just starting to crack, but quite sound overall. Moderate mostly even browning to pages. The title of the second volume is Chronici Chronicorum Politici. (14), 1432, (10)pp; (14), 1336, (21)pp. Size: Octavo (8vo). 2-volume set (complete). Previous owner's name ink-stamped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: History; Inventory No: 045460.

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        Mundus Jovialis anno 1609 detectus ope perspicilli belgici, hoc est quatuor Jovialium planetarum cum Theoria, turn Tabulae, propriis observationibus maxime fundatae, ex quibus situs illorum ad iovem, ad quodvis tempus datum promptissimè & facilimè supputari potest. Inventore & authore Simone Mario Guntzenhusano, . . .

      Nürnberg: Johann Laur, 1614. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (193 x 155 mm). 36 (of 38) unnumbered leaves (the last blank). Signatures: )(? 2)(? 3)(² (-3)(1-2) A-G?. Woodcut arms on verso of title, several woodcut diagrams in text, head- and tail-pieces, decorative initials, letterpress tables and errata on G3v. Lacking bifolio 3)(1-2 with the full-page woodcut portrait of the author. Later vellum binding using a medieval manuscript (short split to upper joint, wormtracks). Text with occasional minor spotting and browning mainly at beginning, otherwise crisp and clean. Small holes in leaves A2 and B2 not affecting text. Still a fine copy, very rare in any state. ----Zinner 4474, Honeyman 2157. First edition, reporting the discovery of the satellites of Jupiter which Marius made two months before Galilei. In the preface, Marius gives a circumstantial account of his acquisition of his telescope from a Dutchman at the Frankfurt Fair of 1608; this may have been Zach, Janssen of Middleburg who is said to have constructed a telescope in 1604, or Jean Lipperhey who in 1608 applied to the States General for a patent for telescopes. Galilei constructed his first telescope himself in 1609 from descriptions given him of these Dutch instruments. This work is very rare, with the last copy at auction in 1977. Very Good.

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        Avium vivae icones.

      Paris, Jean le Clerc, 1614. - circa 19 x 26 cm (Blattgrösse). Kupfertitel und 15 Kupfertafeln Neuerer Pappband unter Verwendung alter Vorsätze Die Folge der Vogeldarstellungen nach Adriaen Collaert, die erstmals um 1600 erschien (vgl. Nissen 199) hier nachgestochen und herausgegeben von Jean Leclerc. Titel mit der Adresse: apud Ioannem le Clerc, via S. Ioannis Lateranensis ad insigne Salamandrae Regiae. - Der 1614 datierte Titel in einer von Vögeln und Putten umgebenen Kartusche - am äusseren weissen Rand mit ergänzten Ausrissen ohne Bildverlust. Die Tafeln jeweils mit reichem Hintergrund von Pflanzen, Landschaften und Architektur. Auch die erste Collaert-Ausgabe hat einen Titel und 15 Tafeln, sie wurde dann später erst erweitert. - Alle Tafeln alt in der oberen Ecke in brauner Tinte numeriert. Tafel 1 mit kleinen Randschäden und alt restauriertem Einriss, der einige Zentimeter in die Darstellung reicht (jedoch unauffällig und ohne Verlust). Tafel 3 mit winzigem Rostlöchlein am unteren Plattenrand. Tafel 15 mit unauffälligem, alt restauriertem Einriss (oder Quetschfalte?) durch die gesamte Darstellung (recto jedoch kaum sichtbar). Im äussersten breiten weissen Rand fast alle Tafeln mit winzigen Papierläsuren. Teils leicht fleckig, meist Darstellung jedoch sauber. Überwiegend gut erhalten, etwa 10 Tafeln sauber, etwa 5 mit wenigen Flecken - siehe Photos!. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Delitiae C. Poetarum Belgicorum Huius Superiorisque Aevi Illustrium Pars Collectore [4vol ct 1614]

      Francifurti: Nicolauss Hofmannus Sumptibus Jacobi Fischeri. Good with no dust jacket. 1614aa. First Edition. Hardcover. c5000 pages; Writtten in Latin commonly termed neo-Latin. Brief aging. Binding solid but with spines worn- see photos. Text firm and readable. Decent copies Title vignette is the device of Jonas Rosa. Indispensable anthology of neo-Latin poetry from the Low Countries, preserving works otherwise lost or difficult to find. ; 0 .

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        TERENCE IN ENGLISH. FABULAE COMICI FACETISSIMI ET ELEGANTISSIMI POETAE TERENTII OMNES ANGLICAE FACTAE, & hac noua forma editæ: opera ac industria R.B. in Axholmiensi insula Lincolnsherij Epwortheatis.; [Translated by Richard Bernard, 1568-1641.]

      Londoni: Ex officina Iohannis Legatt celeberrimæ Academiæ Cantabrigiensis typographi, 1614. Quarta editia multo emendatier. Tooled calf. Good. pp: (vii), 428; engraved portrait, title-page decoration, tailpiece on final page; top edg trimmed close with loss of some running heads, not into text. Bound in period calf; covers blind-tooled with frames and floral corner devices, panelled spine with tan leather label, rubricated edges; front board loose and present. 6.75" x 5" [STC 23892.] Provenance: The front pastedown bears the armorial bookplate of C.J. Mc. I. Lomer, VIII Hussars; and the May 1912 signature of a descendant is on the free endpaper. Ticket of T. James & Co., Second-hand & New Booksellers, 34, Bernard Street, Southampton, Est. 1849. Early signature of Thos. I. Gregory at top of title-page, with his note in Latin further down the page.

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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. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Flugblätter, Oberbayern

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        The History of the World

      Printed for Walter Burr 1614 [i e 1617], London - Folio (12 ¾ x7 ¾ ), old marbled boards, rebacked in morocco by careful amateur, new endpapers, engraved copper pictorial title-page, and with 8 double page copper-engraved maps and plans; [80], 492, 491-651, [1], 776, [62] pp. This copy generally corresponds to the second edition (STC 20638), but with minor variations in arrangement of unpaginated leaves. The first leaf, “The minde of the front.”, has been trimmed and mounted, as has the colophon leaf. To a lesser degree the engraved title has also been trimmed a little. The printed title with the portrait of Raleigh, which was not issued in this edition, but a photocopy, is loosely laid in. Boards rubbed, the plates with minor discoloration along centerfolds from the glue used to reinsert, 1 plate laid on backing sheet repairing a few tears. A bit of minor staining, but internally very clean. Overall very good. Raleigh (1552?-1618) wrote “The History of the World” while he was imprisoned in the Tower of London during 1603-1616. He was convicted of treason against King James I, and beheaded in 1618. A copy of this work can still be found today in his study at the Tower of London. Raleigh’s history starts with the ancient world and ends with the rise of the Roman Empire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le quatriesme des bigarrures du seigneur des accords. Les contes facecieux du sieur Gaulard. Les escraignes dijonnoises. LKes touches du seigneur des accords.

      Paris, Jean Richer, 1614 + Rouen, David Geuffroy, 1616. (6) + 51 + 60 + 60 + 65 pages. 12mo. Bound full velin. 4 parts in one. Last part printed in Rouon 1616, and put in. Woodcuts device on titles. Portraits of Étienne Tabourot and Gaulard in woodcut. Nice copy. Text in french.

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        Conférence des Prérogatives d'ancienneté et de Noblesse, de la Monarchie, Roys, Royaumes, & maison Royale de France : Avec toutes les autres Monarchies, Roys, Royaumes, & maisons Royales qui sont en l'estenduë de nostre Europe.

      Par Maistre Claude Rubis, Conseiller de Sa Majesté en la Seneschaussée & Siege Presidial de Lyon : & Procureur general de la Communauté de ladicte ville, 1 vol. petit in-8 relié pleine basane marron, dos muet ) 4 nerfs, Simon Rigaud, Lyon, 1614 (achevé d'imprimer : 14 aoust 1613), 4 ff. n. ch. et 350 pp. Edition originale. Historien né et mort à Lyon, Claude de Rubis (1533-1613) fut un Ligueur fervent, ce qu'il paya de six ans d'exil en Avignon. Le présent titre, dédié au Dauphin, se présente comme une exaltation de la Monarchie française et une réhabilitation du feu Roi Henri, faisant ainsi oublier les rudes coups portés par Claude de Rubis, quelques années auparavant, contre le "Béarnais". Entre-temps, il s'était confessé publiquement d'avoir hurlé avec les loups. Etat satisfaisant (dos muet fort. abîmé avec mq., frott. et petits mq. en plats, qq. lég. mouill., ancien ex-libris ms. Ch. Velliet). Lelong, BHF, II, 750 Français

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        L'Astrologie et physiognomie en leur splendeur par M. Jean Taxil, docteur en médecine.... médecin en Arles.

      à Tournon, par R. Reynaud Libraire juré d'Arles, 1614, in 8°, de 22ff. 184pp. & 2ff. 196pp. 16ff., joli titre gravé sur cuivre et une figure sur cuivre à mi-page, (sans le second f. préliminaire blanc *1 en tête), pl. vélin souple époque, cachet et qq. annotations anciennes, bel exemplaire. Edition originale de cet ouvrage très rare. Rédigé par un médecin d'Arles qui insiste sur la nécessité de connaître l'astrologie judiciaire et la physiognomonie en matière médicale. ¶ Caillet n°10561 (reprend la note de Guaïta)- Cat. Guaïta "Ouvrage très rare que je n'avais jamais vu passer dans les catalogues d'occultisme" - Houzeau-Lancaster astronomie I. n°5074 "Rare" - Pas dans Dorbon - pas dans Gardner Biblioth. astrologica - Cat. BNF "Le f. *1, en tête est resté blanc à l'exception d'un distique imprimé au v° en bas, intitulé "In effigiem Joan. Taxil. Doct. Medic.", probablement destiné à servir de légende à un portrait de l'auteur qui n'a pas été imprimé" (ce feuillet manque dans la plupart des exemplaires) - NUC "With the usually cancelled second preliminary leaf, sig. *1" - cf. Jean Taxil, un médecin astrologue du début du XVIIe siècle, par Suzanne Nelli, Cahiers astro. n°58, 1958.

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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, and with a great profusion of decorated multi-line initials throughout and charts and decorations in the text. Folio, very handsomely bound in dark honey-brown morocco, the covers with triple blind fillet rules at the borders, surrounding a central panel ruled in blind and with fleurons in the corners. The spine is designed in six compartments, each with a fleuron in blind, and with a red morocco label lettered in gilt. [4m Frontispiece, Minde of the Front], [40, preface], [40, Contents of the Chapters], 1-651, [3, blanks], 1-776, [2, To the Reader], 26, A Chronologicall Table], [16, An Alphabeticall Table.of the First and Second Bookes], [16, An Alphaeticall Table .of the Third, Fourth and Fift Bookes], [2, errata] pp. A handsome and pleasing copy, the text-block large and well preserved, quite crisp and clean throughout, the opening two leaves as is usual, with some expert refurbishment and strengthening, some evidence of oamp, old and faint to some of the initial leaves, withal a fine copy, with the covers beautifullyl preserved and the spine panel handsomely accomplished. RARE FIRST EDITION OF RALEIGH'S MASSIVE WORK AND A CORNERSTONE WORK IN HISTORIOGRAPHY. ONE OF THE GREAT BOOKS PRINTED IN ENGLAND AT THE BEGINNING OF THE 1600'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' 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' 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 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Observationum, in hominis affectibus plerisque, corpori & animo, functionum laesione, dolore, aliave molestia & vitio incommodantibus, libri tres.

      Basel: Ludwig König for Conrad Waldkirch, 1614. A fine copy of this important medical work by one of the foremost pathologists of the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. It contains "the first known case report of the death from hypertrophy of the thymus (in an infant) and an account of a meningioma" (Norman). "The work also contains the first mention of the thickening of the palmer fascia which results in retraction of the fingers and later called Dupuytren's contracture". (Heirs of Hippocrates). Norman 1716; Heirs of Hippocrates 373; G&M 3789 (endocrinology), 4297.9 (the earliest book listed on orthopaedics), and 4511.1 (neurology). A disciple of Eustachi, Falloppio and Vesalius, Platter was one of the foremost pathologists of the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, occupying a place midway between Fernel (1497-1558) and Bonet (1620-89). "Platter proposed a classification of diseases based on symptoms, a system very different from that followed by contemporary practitioners. He performed over 300 dissections, making numerous significant pathological observations, including sublingual calculi, giantism, intestinal parasites, and cystic liver and kidneys associated with terminal anasarca. Platter also made the first attempt to classify mental diseases, grouping them under mental weakness (caused by heredity, trauma or physical illness), mental consternation Oistlessness, stupor, paralysis, agitation or catalepsy), deep sleep (comatose or torpid states) and mental alienation. He gave one of the earliest accurate clinical descriptions of cretinism, at that time commonly found in the Swiss mountains. "Platter's Observations contains concise but vivid descriptions of a wide variety of diseases, including all the then known psychiatric disorders together with accounts of their treatment. Platter was one of the first to study mental illness scientifically, seeking their origins in physiological rather than supernatural causes; his descriptions of mental illnesses frequently include enough information to recreate the physical and environmental factors involved" (Norman). "Platter is credited with performing the first public dissection of a human body in a Germanic country and is said to have dissected over 300 bodies during his career. He was widely respected as a teacher and was a physician of great courage who remained in Basel to treat the sick on five occasions when the plague struck the city. As one of the early nosologists, he recognized three classes of diseases based on their natural history and postmortem findings, and distinguished four types of mental illness." (Heirs of Hippocrates). 8vo (174 x 108 mm), pp. [48] 1-845 [3:blank], contemporary vellum with yapped edges, manuscript lettering to spine, a very fine, clean, and large copy without restoration.

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        A Collection Of Several Philosophical Writings of Dr. Henry More Fellow of Christ's Colledge in Cambridge. As Namely, His Antidote against Atheism. Appendix to the said Antidote. Enthusiasmus Triumphatus. Letters to Des-Cartes, &c. Immortality of the Soul. Conjectura Cabbalistica. The second Edition more correct and much enlarged. London: James Flesher for William Morden, 1662.

      - The leading Cambridge Platonist Henry More (1614-87) went to Eton and then Christ's College, Cambridge, where he was elected fellow in 1641 and remained for the rest of his life. His early philosophical poems reveal an interest in Copernicus, Galileo and Descartes. He was one of the first Englishmen to show an interest in Cartesian philosophy, although he later revised his initial enthusiasm in Enchiridion metaphysicum (1671). In 1650-51 More crossed swords with the alchemist Thomas Vaughan under the pseudonym Alazonomastix Philalethes, and in 1653 he published An Antidote against Atheisme which revealed his opposition to the materialistic philosophy of Hobbes. In 1664 he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society, and the same year published The Apology of Henry More, a statement of his belief in the importance of reason in divinity. Later More began corresponding with the German cabbalist Christian Knorr von Rosenroth, who published some of More's contributions in the first volume of his Kabbala Denudata. PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Folio, xxvii, [vi], 190, [11], [ii], 133, [v], 234 (88-9 misnumbered 87-78), [11], [vi], 184, [18] pp., first title-page printed in red and black, contemporary panelled calf, spine with raised bands and red morocco label, worn at corners and spine ends, surface tears in the first and fifth compartments, superficial worm trace on lower board, joints cracked but cords holding, front free endpaper torn with ownership inscription of Richard Hill dated 1684, title-page browned, elsewhere uniform light age-toning and occasional spots, overall a sound copy in an unrestored contemporary binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manuscrit + divers textes anciens sur les prisonniers et la Provence.

      Sans Mention Sans date, Sans lieu - Fort et grand in-4 ( 320x240 mm ) plein cuir d'époque.550 pages manuscrites : In te domine confido. Mariage le 16 Juin 1614 de Anne de Ravel. Tabanel. Claude Perrier. Testaments. etc. - Réponse de Messieurs les Aumosniers du Toy à la réplique des Sieurs Maistres des Requestes de l'Hostel touchant l'eslardissement des Prisonniers à caus ed l'heureux mariage & de la joyeuse Entrée de leurs Majestez dans Paris. 6 pages.- Response au mémoire présenté au Roy concernant l'Elargissment des Prisonniers. 8 pages.- Exemples tirez de divers & celebres Auteurs pour iustifier comme Messieurs les Grands Aumosniers de France. ont élargi les Prisonniers aux Entrées des Rois.- Ordonnance du Roy Henry IV à Monsieur le Grand Aomosnier pour tirer les Prisonniers à cause de son entrée en sa ville de Caën le 17 septembre 1603.- Contredits en forme de Factum pour Messire Pierre Asse Prestre Bachelier en Ste Theologie maintenu par la sentence du 28 Nov. 1667.- Edit du Roy pour le controlle des exploits, 1669. - Edit du Roy portant sur les Amendes de six & douze livres.- Memoire des Exploits suiets au Controlle a peine de nullité 1669. Manuscrit. Ancien.

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        De Boetveerdicheyt des levens, Vervaet in vier boecke door Jan Taffin. Ende getrouwelijken verduyts, door Johannes Crucius. Den sevenden druck by den Oversetter selfs gecorrigeert. Met noch een troostelijc Boecxken vande ware Mercktekenen der kinderen Gods, door den selven Jan Taffin. WAARBIJ: Een cort ende schoone Onderwijsinghe, Inhoudende ghewisse vertroostinghen in allerhande beswaernissen ende ancxt der Conscientien. Genomen ende ghetrocken uyt de Boecken van Jan de l'Estpine. WAARBIJ: De Merck-Teeckenen der Kinderen Gods, ende de vertroostingen in hare verdruckingen. Een seer troostelick Boecxken. Door Jan Taffin. Uit de Fransche Tale in de Nederlandtsche ghetrouwelijck overgheset. Van nieus overghesien, ende in vele plaetsen verbeter

      Amsterdam, Barent Otsz. 1614 - 3 werken in 1 band, (gegraveerde titelpagina, 6) 374 (6), (2) 18, 74 (5) folia. Origineel overslaand Perkament, 8° (Bovenste hoek eerste 4 pagina's verstevigd, mist het portret.)

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        The Historie of Philip de Commines Knight, Lord of Argenton.

      Imprinted for John Bill. 1614 Folio, signed in 6s; (xvi), 366pp. Contemp.calf, blind borders, red label. Small discreet repairs. A handsome folio. Maxwell-Perceval book plate with signature (W. Percival' on verso of title. 'Price 9s.' at head of title in an early hand.ESTC S107249. Philippe de Commynes, 1447-1511, writer and diplomat, is renowned for his Historie, first published in Paris, 1524, a critical account of the political milieux in which he lived, especially the Court of Louis XI.

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        La Dix[ie]me part des Reports . . . des diuers Resolutions & Iugements donez sur solemes arguments & auec grand deliberation & conference des tresreuerend Iuges & Sages de la Ley . . . Et les raisons & causes des dits Resolutions [etc.]. S.T.C. 5518

      Printed for the Societie of Stationers. The Bridgewater Library copy of the first edition of the tenth part of Coke's Reports, in which (in his preface) he examines at length the law books of the preceding centuries (Glanvill, Britton, Fitzherbert, inter alia) and the serjeants at law. Modern calf, 17th century leather laid down; a superior copy. Printed for the Societie of Stationers, London], 1614.

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        Eirenarcha, or of the Office of the Justices of the Peace... [bound with] The Duties of Constables, Borsholders, Tythingmen, and such other Lowe and Lay Ministers of the Peace.

      London: Company of Stationers, 1614. Two works bound together, small octavo; title, 634, [88] pp.; 94 pp. (Duties of Constables); contemporary limp vellum with faint manuscript lettering to spine. A handsome compendium of two early legal manuals: these early seventeenth-century handbooks of common law were prepared for local magistrates, at the time known as Justices of the Peace. The Eirenarcha was written by English magistrate and luminary William Lambard (1536-1601); the work is remarkable for its clarity, easy style and use of pragmatic precedent. The author was a Justice of the Peace for Kent and used his considerable personal experience to produce a common law handbook in comprehensible English free from tortured legalese. The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography states the Eirenarcha is 'written in a clear and unaffected style, this manual remained for a long time the standard authority'.In seventeenth-century England local magistrates were sourced from landholders and the aristocracy, many of whom were unfamiliar with legal terminology. The Eirenarcha was written for this audience, and the result is an amazing insight into everyday life and law in Elizabethan England (the book was first published in 1581 and remained substantially unchanged through later editions). Witchcraft prohibitions exist alongside modern laws such as those regarding concealed pistols, while a strong anti-Catholic theme is evident throughout. Title-page discoloured with some loss of the fore-edge, neatly laid down, preliminary leaves thumbed, frayed at corners and generally a bit damped, last few leaves of the second book chipped at corners with seventeenth century manuscript notations; overall good in worn contemporary limp vellum with faint manuscript lettering to spine.

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        [Bible. Psalms. Arabic and Latin] Liber Psalmorum Davidis Regis et Prophetae. Ex Arabico Idiomate in Latinum translatus

      Rome: Ex typographia Savariana. Execudebat Stephanus Paulinus, 1614. Engraved French royal arms on title page, arms of Savary de Brèves on imprint leaf. Text in double columns in Arabic and Latin. Collation: (*)6,A-3M4,3N6. [12], 474, [1, imprint] pp. 1 vols. Small 4to. Old calf, boards ruled in blind, finely rebacked in period style. Internally clean and fresh. A few annotations (Latin, Hebrew, Arabic) at Psalm 102, slightly faded. Old gift inscription in Latin on back flyleaf. Engraved French royal arms on title page, arms of Savary de Brèves on imprint leaf. Text in double columns in Arabic and Latin. Collation: (*)6,A-3M4,3N6. [12], 474, [1, imprint] pp. 1 vols. Small 4to. 'of an outstanding elegance and beauty'. The Arabic Psalms have been translated from the Syriac Peshitta; the Latin text is a translation from the Arabic. Scholar-diplomat François Savary de Brèves (1560-1628), French ambassador at Constaninople from 1584 to 1606, revived the printing of Arabic upon his arrival in Rome in 1608, commissioning "the design and production of an Arabic fount of an outstanding elegance and beauty … based directly on Arab or Turkish calligraphy acquired by Savary while serving in the Ottoman Empire" (Roper). The first book printed by Savary in Rome was dated 1613; in 1615 he returned to Paris and brought his type and his translators with him. Darlow & Moule 1641; Schnurrer 324; Smitskamp 33; Roper, Early Arabic Printing in Europe, pp. 144-5, in Sprachen des Nahen Ostens und die Druckrevolution (2002)

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        Die Ernst General Tafel/Die Beschreibung und den Circkel des gantzen Erdtichs und Meeres innhaltende....

      Basle. [1614]. Black and white woodcut map of the world, relief shown pictorially, decorative border, text on verso: Die erste Landtafel..., printed surface measures 32 x 36cm and sheet 33.3 x 42cm, a 2 - 2.5cm strip of contemporary paper runs along lower edge the whole measuring 35 x 42cm. Browning, surface a little abraded in two small places. Die Ernst General Tafel... was first published in Munster's Cosmographia in 1544. Cosmographia, a very early German description of the world, was a very popular work running to many editions in German as well as translations into Latin, French, English, Italian and Czech. This interesting depiction of the world as seen from the perspective of information available in the 16th century shows the vast expanse of Terra Australis Non Dum Cognita (the southern land not yet known) along the bottom of the map. The nomenclature of Marco Polo is used extensively on the map including on the two northern pointing peninsulas, roughly where Australia is today the words Beach, Lucaoh and Maletur are printed on one and above the second, Java Minor. Persia, India and Orientalis are shown as regions in Asia with Mongol, China, Cathai (a term used by Marco Polo for northern China), Quinsai (modern day Hangzhou described by Marco Polo as "without fail the most important city and the best there is in all the world"), Japan, Calecut (modern day Kozhikode in the Indian State of Kerala), Sumatra and Java also named. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 155986)....

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        Druyven hyacinthen.[Netherlands, ca. 1650]. Watercolour (ca. 13.5 x 13 cm) on laid paper (31.5 x 21 cm), with caption below.

      - Delicate watercolour of two grape hyacinths by the Dutch watercolour painter and engraver Pieter Holsteyn de Jonge (1614-1673). Holsteyn made many drawings of plants, birds and insects which were often composed in albums. Some of those albums are still intact and supplied with a title-page by the artist himself and as a result many of the drawings in those albums were not signed. These grape hyacinths were in such an album, which was later taken to pieces. With certificate from Dr. S. Segal, Amsterdam. In very good condition.

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        Histoire de la mission des peres capucins en l'isle de Maragnan et terres circonvoysines ou est traicte des singularitez admirables & des meurs merveilleuses des Indiens habitants de ce pais avec les missives et advis qui ont este envoyez de nouveau.

      Paris: François Huby, 1614. First edition, second issue, of the principal printed source for the French colonization of north Brazil, for the customs, religion and astronomy of the local Tupinambá Indians, and for the natural history of the region. "C'est le texte le plus important - avec celui d'Yves d'Evreux - non seulement sur la tentative de colonisation française dans l'île de Maranhão, mais surtout pour les renseignements précieux qu'il fournit sur 'les singularitez admirables et les moeurs merveilleuses des Indiens'" (Duviols). "The narrative of the journey, and all the events, is the principal printed French source that exists about this tentative colonization of the north of Brazil. Although not endowed with the spontaneity and the literary talent of Yves d'Evreux, Claude d'Abbeville gives us valuable information concerning the religion and 'astronomy' of the Tupis, not to be found in any other writings" (Borba de Moraes). This is the first and most important written account of the Capuchin mission to Maranhão, of which this is the earliest known mention (Sabin). The work was considered rare a century ago by Leclerc ("un ouvrage aussi important que rare"). ABPC/RBH list only a single complete copy at auction in the last 45 years (Sotheby's New York, 12 November 2007, lot 21, $40,000 - also the second issue). The first issue was published earlier in 1614; this second issue has a number of corrections to the main text and a lengthier index at the end (see Borba). The island of Maranhão, uninhabited by the Portuguese, and an entryway to the Amazon, had been discovered by the French explorer De Vaux in 1604. There was a large settlement of Tupinambá in the area, and d'Abbeville (p. 13) claims that the Tupinambá had offered to become subjects of the French king and Christians in exchange for protection from the Portuguese. Daniel de la Touche, sieur de la Ravardière, accompanied De Vaux, and upon his return to France, persuaded Henry IV to fund a new expedition and a new fortified French colony for the exploration of the Amazon for treasures of silver and gold and to protect the Tupinambá. Henry IV was murdered in 1610, and when the ships finally left in 1612 the Huguenot La Ravardière shared command with a Catholic nobleman François de Razilly. Four French Capuchins, Yves d'Evreux, Arsène de Paris, Ambroise d'Amiens, and Claude d'Abbeville, accompanied the expedition to settle Maranhão. Relations between the French and the Tupinambá were good and the Capuchin mission initially successful. In the following year Arsène and d'Abbeville returned to France, bringing with them six Tupinambá catechumens who were to be baptized at the French court. These Indian ambassadors, portraits of whom, in European dress, can be found in the present account, caused a sensation in Paris, where curious crowds flocked to see them and "the Histoire de la mission seems to have been printed very quickly in order to take advantage of the presence in Paris of the six Indians from Maranhao ... It appears that the first edition [i.e. issue] was soon out of print, and a second was printed. This was published with the misprints corrected, and a more extensive index was compiled and printed in 35 pp. in double cols' (Borba de Moraes). In 1613 d'Abbeville and de Razilly returned to France to solicit further funds and the following year nine Capuchins were added to the mission; by then the Capuchins had transformed the trade colony into a mission to convert the Tupinambá cannibals of Brazil. Hemming (p. 206) describes in detail how the missionaries and the six Tupinambá ambassadors "landed at Le Havre after a stormy crossing and were given a great reception, with a procession, gun salute, visit to the Governor and acclamation by the crowd. There were similar festivities in Rouen. But the greatest excitement was in Paris. A hundred priests greeted the Tupinambá party at the city gates, and escorted it to the Capuchin church for a mass attended by a galaxy of French nobility. The Tupinambá marched in the procession wearing their feathers and holding clubs. The Parisians were wild with curiosity: people poured in from the countryside, and the excited crowd burst the gates of the Capuchin convent housing the Indians. The Tupinambá were taken to the Louvre to visit King Louis XIII, and their leader made a speech in Tupi. But the inevitable European diseases struck these Americans: the sixty-year-old Carypira caught influenza and died, and two of his companions died soon after. They were buried in Franciscan habits. But the three survivors received the full panoply of French official hospitality. They were taken for baptism in the Capuchin church in the Faubourg Saint-Honoré, wearing long soutanes of white taffeta buttoned down the front with silk buttons and with small valois collars, and carrying tall hats with white plumes. Each carried a fleur-de-lys as a symbol of submission to the French. King Louis and his mother the Regent Marie de Médicis acted as godparents, and the Archbishop of Paris officiated. The leading Tupinambá was christened Louis-Marie, and he made a speech of acceptance. The three were then taken to the convent of Sainte-Claire to satisfy the curiosity of its nuns, who were desperate to see the exotic strangers." This Histoire includes a number of fascinating engravings of the Tupinambá Indians. At the top of the engraved title page, eight Indians petition Marie de Medicis, Regent of France (small banners with Latin flow from their mouths); below, Tupinambá (again with Latin banners) petition the Pope and St. Francis. At the lower left, a Tupinambá grills two human legs over an open fire as a woman looks on; at the lower right, kneeling Indians are blessed by Capuchin friars. The first full-page engraving (f. 89v) shows a crucifix being erected in Maranhão, with the Capuchins and a French soldier kneeling in the foreground, a crowd of Tupinambá watching, a group of teepees in the background, and a ship riding at anchor in the harbor. Three portraits show Tupinambá in native dress, all with weapons, one with extensive tattoos (ff. 347v, 355v, 358v). The other 3 portraits show Tupinambá wearing the soutane in which they were baptized, carrying a tall hat and a fleur-de-lis (ff. 361v, 363v, 364v). Borba de Moraes (1983) I, 5-7; Alden 614/25; Duviols 29; Leclerc, Bibliotheca Americana 1570: "un ouvrage aussi important que rare"; Nouvelle Biographie Générale 10, pp. 695-6; Rodrigues 1; Sabin 4; Streit II, 2376; Garraux, p. 59; Raeders 85; Bosch 56; Goldsmith C1092 (British Library copy is imperfect, lacking ff. 177-84). Hemming, Red Gold: The Conquest of the Brazilian Indians, 2004. Thick 8vo (164 x 107 mm), ff. [8], 395, [17, index, beginning on verso of last leaf of text], including elaborate engraved title page showing Indians at the feet of religious figures and seven full-page engravings in text signed by Léonard Gaultier, woodcut initials and headpieces, typographical headpieces, printed marginal notes (previous owner's signature cut from top margine). Contemporary vellum. Some light dampstaining throughout, completely unrestored copy.

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        Cambridgshire described with the division of the hundreds, the townes situation with the Armes of the Colleges of that famous Universiti.

      1614 - London: Sudbury & Humble, 1614-16. Coloured. 380 x 520mm, on thick paper. Minor repair in bottom margin. Engraved by Jodocus Hondius, this is one of the most decorative maps of the county, with two columns of college arms, a plan of the city of Cambridge and the figures of four scholars. This example was published in the second edition of John Speed's county atlas, the 'Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain', with an English-text history of the county on the reverse. The edition was planned for 1614 (the date on the titlepage of the English section), but the death of the printer William Hall delayed the publication until 1616.

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        Tractatus de finibus regundis civitatum, castrorum, ac praediorum, tam urbanorum, quam rusticorum, et pro redimendis, jureque judicandis eorum litibus, atq controversiis, fertilißimus, utilis, & pernecessarius

      Köln 1614. Professionell neu gebunden. Pappband, 16 cm, 4 Bl., 330 Seiten, unpaginierter Index Rerum. Einband am Rücken leicht angerissen, leichte Zeitspuren, gutes Exemplar.

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        Modo de Rezar las Horas Canónicas conforme el Rezo de los Frayles Predicadores. Arte de Canto LLano

      Juan Godinez de Millis, Valladolid 1614 - Las 2 obras encuadernadas en un mismo tomo en plena piel de época con dorados y una estampación de la Virgen, cortes dorados y grabados. Encuadernación con algunos roces y pequeñas faltas . "Modo de Reza las Horas Canónicas", 2ª edición, Palau no conoció la 1ª. formato 8º. 115 folios, 4 h. Sigue con la Entonación de los Hymnos, 26 folios. A esta obra se le solía añadir "Arte de Canto Llano", misma editorial y mismo año de 1614. 8º . 4 h. 84 folios con notas musicales. En realidad contiene 68 folios por que del 79 salta al 80. Es así en todos los ejemplares. Ambas partes son raras de encontrar en comercio. Márgenes superiores un poco cortos. Buen estado general de la obra. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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