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        Gjord i Örebroo på Rijkzdaghen, anno M.

      DC. XIIII. Stockholm, (Kongl. tryckeriet, 1615). 4:o. (16) s. Sammanbunden med: [Patent om köphandeln 1615.] Wij Gustaf Adolph, medh Gudz nådhe, Swerigis, Göthis [...] ordning och stadga vti köphandelen, huru den så aff inländske och inbyggiare som fremmande drifwas skulle innan Sweriges rijke [...] Wäsby gård then 23 februarij åhr 1615. (Stockholm, Kungl. tryckeriet, 1615). 4:o. (8) s. Tagen ur band. LIBRIS-ID:8954081 & 3303951. Qviding s. 169. Det fjärde trycket enligt Quiding rörande handel, och den första allmänna förordningen om handelns ordnadne. Tilläggspatentet har tillkommit dels då "... mången den samma fast öfwerträder... oss till förklening och wåre städer til fördärff" och dels för att ".. ytterlighare förklara the puncter i ordinantien, som anten orätt äre uttydde, eller eliest på någon tijdh tilgörendes limiteres kunde"

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        Alberti Magni. De secretis mulierum libellus, scholiis auctus, & à mendis repurgatus. Eiusdem de virtutibus herbarum, lapidum, & animalium quorundam libellus. Item de mirabilibus mundi, ac de quibusdam effectibus causatis à quibusdam animalibus, &c. Adiecimus & ob materiae similitudinem Michaelis Scoti philosophi, De secretis naturae opusculum.

      Argentorati: Per Lazarum Zetznerum 16mo (11.7 cm, 4.6"). 390, [10 (9 index, 1 blank)] pp.. 1615 Conveniently compact early 17th-century printing of this gathering of medieval natural philosophy, medicine, and lore regarding women, sex, and reproduction, attributed at the time to St. Albertus Magnus but likely written by one of his disciples. Topics include the influence of the planets over the formation of the fetus, the signs of chastity and the loss thereof, and impediments to conception. The Secretis Mulierum is followed by De secretis naturae, which adds chapters on anatomy, menstruation, lactation, heat and frigidity in women, etc. Both works cite astrological and alchemical effects. This volume offers an early example of a very typical German style of paper with visible fiber inclusions, more commonly noted in the 18th century. WorldCat locates => only eight U.S. institutional holdings of this edition. Provenance: Front pastedown with early inked ownership inscription of yachtsman, mountaineer, and amateur scientist Captain M[arshall] Hall (1831?-96), a Fellow of the Geological Society and one of the founders of the Mineralogical Society, as well as the organizer of the deep-sea dredging cruise of the "Norna" in 1870; title-page with partially shaved early inked inscription of James Casey. Contemporary vellum, spine with hand-inked title; vellum dust-soiled with chip to back joint, front free endpaper lacking. Front pastedown and title-page with inscriptions as above. Pages age-toned, some lower corners bumped; one leaf with tear from outer margin, touching a few letters without loss. => A nice copy of a perennially intriguing work, with additional interest from its provenance.

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        Vom tugentreichen Leben und grossen Wunderthaten B. Francisci Xavierii der Societet Jesu, so den christlichen Glauben in India sehr erweitert und in Japon anfänglich eingeführt. Erstlich ... in Latein beschriben, anjetzt aber in das Teutsch versetzt durch Martin Hueber.

      München, N. Henricus, 1615.Mit gest. Porträt auf dem Titel. 6 Bll., 556 S., 6 Bll. Prgt. d. Zt. 21,5 x 16,5 cm. VD 17 12:118325Q; Cordier, BJ 131; Backer - S. VIII, 141, 7; Streit V, 189. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Biographie des Missionars und Apostels der Inder und Japaner, des Studiengenossen Ignaz v. Loyola (1491 - 1556), die beide zusammen 1662 heilig gesprochen wurden. Das Werk ist vor allem eine wichtige Quelle für Geschichte, Religion und Kultur Japans. - Aus der Bibliothek Nordkirchen mit Exlibris. - Einband etwas fleckig. Anfangs am oberen Rand gering wurmspurig, leicht gebräunt, sonst gut erhalten. Bücher de

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        Opera Theologica dat is De Theologische Wercken M. Wilhelmi Perkinsi. Vervatende Verscheiden leersame ende troosteleyke Tractaeten ende uytleggingen. Vertaelt door Vincentius Meusevoet.

      Amsterdam, Jan Evertsz. Cloppenburch 1615 - (gegraveerde titelpagina met portret, 2) 1148 (20) p. Opnieuw gebonden half oud Perkament, Folio (plaatselijk vochtvlekken, wormgaatjes in de binnenste marge, vrij zeldzame eerste druk)

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        De Pace Regis et Regni, Viz. A Treatise Declaring Which be the Great..

      1615. Criminal Law in Shakespeare's England: Pulton's De Pace Regis et Regni Pulton, Ferdinand[o] [1536-1618]. De Pace Regis et Regni, Viz. A Treatise Declaring Which be the Great and Generall Offences of the Realme, And the Chiefe Impediments of the Peace of the King and the Kingdome, As Treasons, Homicides, And Felonies, Menaces, Assaults, Batteries, Ryots, Routs, Unlawfull Assemblies, Forcible Entries, Forgeries, Perjuries, Maintenance, Deceit, Extortion, Oppression: And How Many and What Sorts of Them There Be, And by Whom and What Meanes the Said Offences, And the Offendors Therein are to bee Restrained, Repressed, Or Punished. Which Being Reformed or Duly Checked, Florebit Pax Regis & Regni. Collected Out of the Reports of the Common Lawes of This Realme, And of the Statutes in Force, And Out of the Painefull Workes of the Reverend Iudges, Sir Anthonie Fitzharbert, Sir Robert Brooke, Sir William Stanford, Sir Iames Dyer, Sir Edward Coke, Knights, And Other Learned Writers of Our Lawes. London: Printed for the Companie of Stationers, 1615. [vi], 324 [i.e. 243], [17] ff. Folio (11" x 7-1/4"). Contemporary calf with recent rebacking, blind rules and holes for thong ties to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, pastedowns renewed, hinges mended. Moderate rubbing to extremities corners bumped, minor scuffs and cracks to boards. Woodcut head-pieces and decorated initials. Light toning to text, early owner signature (of John Cashhe, dated 1618) to head of title page, extensive annotations to endleaves. A handsome copy. * Third edition. With comprehensive index, glosses and side-note references to the works of Fitzherbert, Brooke and others. Pulton is best known for his respected abridgements An Abstract of all the Penal Statutes Which are General (1560) and A Kalendar or Table of All the Statutes (1606). De Pace Regis et Regni took his earlier works as the starting point for a comprehensive overview of criminal law. Holdsworth, who holds this work in high regard, observes that it was only the second title devoted to the subject. The first, Staunford's Les Plees del Coron, was published posthumously in 1560. Holdsworth adds that a comparison between Pulton and (the less comprehensive) Staunford "enables us to appreciate the effect of the additions to and alterations of the criminal l

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        Disputationum De Messia Judaeorum blasphemiis Oppositarum Decas. [Disputatio I-X.]

      Johann Gormann, 1615-1616., Wittenberg: - Collation: a4,b2,A-C4; A-C4; A4,B2; A-D4,E2; A-B4; A-D4; A-C4; A-B4,C2; A-B4. Pagination: Unpaginated. Modern vellum backed paste-paper German boards, paper flaw (a paper imperfection white stain) on [2]B3v obscuring few letters of text, tiny pin hole last leaf, no affect. Otherwise a fine copy with wide margins. Illustrations: T.p. in historiated border of angels, religious scenes, etc., head- and tail-pieces, decorated initials.Some Hebrew text. Martini, Jakob, (1570-1649) important representative of Lutheran school philosophy. Martini began in 1590 to study arts and theology at Helmstedt and continued his studies after1593 in Wittenberg, the principal place of the training of Lutheran orthodoxy. After 1597, he worked as a teacher and as a minister in the north (East Frisia). In 1602 he became a professor of the logic and Metaphysics at Wittenberg. As a pupil C. Martinis, whose humanistic ideals he maintained, he became one of the most successful advocates of the school of rhetorical-dialectically oriented logic. Martini, just as energetically, promoted the re-establishment of Metaphysics as the most essential discipline in philosophy This new School-metaphysics was aristotelian in its tenor, but it didnÕt have the form of the older Aristotelian critiicism, but instead a systematic characteristic with an ontological end. It served, with the systematic elaboration of logic, theological interests. This excluded the critical reception, for instance, of the Spanish scholastics and Ramistic humanism. After 1613, Martini, was additionally professor of Ethics at Wittenberg and after 1623, professor of theology which post he held until his death. [See: Biographisch- Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon V, 944.]These disputations were given in a series commencing on the 22nd of July, 1615 and ending on the 13th of January 1616. The pamphlets must have been issued separtately and finally gathered together and reissued with a new title-page and prefatory letter.These are all quite rare. Citations: VD17 23:329506G. [Containing: VD17 23:329519M;VD17 23:329524E;[#3 not in VD 17]; VD17 23:329528L;VD17 23:329531;VD17 3:016940M;VD17 23:329534M; VD17 23:329541V;VD17 23:329547R;VD17 23:329552K --based on a single set located in theWolfenbŸttel, Herzog-August-Bibliothek which lacks Disputatio #3.] Furst II, 232. Jocher III,229. Adelung IV,851ff. No copy in RLIN or OCLC. KVK adds one set in the National Library of Scotland and another in the BVB. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vita e miracoli della Beata Limbania Vergine et monaca del Monasterio di San Tomaso di Genova.

      Appresso Giuseppe Pavoni 1615 - [Colophon: errata, 1612]. In-4 (205x140 mm.), pp. (8), 101, (5, di cui le ultime 2 di errata, che mancano quasi sempre). Bel frontespizio architettonico in legno, con insegne della Repubblica di San Giorgio, stemma dei Vivaldi e canonica veduta a volo di uccello di Genova dal mare. Iniziali in legno abitate, testo incorniciato da bordura xilografica. Con 4 incisioni in rame a piena pagina, che rappresentano episodi della vita di Santa Limabania (delle quali una con bella veduta di Cipro). La Santa, che fu monaca nel Convento di San Tommaso a Genova, è assai venerata nel capoluogo ligure, che le consacrò altari e la principale calata del porto. Ottima legatura d'amatore in pieno marocchino nero, armi al centro dei piatti (stemma di Genova stilizzato penetrato dai 4 chiodi della Passione), dorso a piccoli nervi filettati, titolo, luogo di stampa e data incisi in oro, dentelle in oro. Ottimo esemplare di opera assai poco comune, sfuggita ai più attenti bibliografi, compreso il Manno. Bibliografia: Ruffini, 145. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De Pace Regis et Regni, Viz. A Treatise Declaring Which be the Great.

      1615 - Criminal Law in Shakespeare's England: Pulton's De Pace Regis et Regni Pulton, Ferdinand[o] [1536-1618]. De Pace Regis et Regni, Viz. A Treatise Declaring Which be the Great and Generall Offences of the Realme, And the Chiefe Impediments of the Peace of the King and the Kingdome, As Treasons, Homicides, And Felonies, Menaces, Assaults, Batteries, Ryots, Routs, Unlawfull Assemblies, Forcible Entries, Forgeries, Perjuries, Maintenance, Deceit, Extortion, Oppression: And How Many and What Sorts of Them There Be, And by Whom and What Meanes the Said Offences, And the Offendors Therein are to bee Restrained, Repressed, Or Punished. Which Being Reformed or Duly Checked, Florebit Pax Regis & Regni. Collected Out of the Reports of the Common Lawes of This Realme, And of the Statutes in Force, And Out of the Painefull Workes of the Reverend Iudges, Sir Anthonie Fitzharbert, Sir Robert Brooke, Sir William Stanford, Sir Iames Dyer, Sir Edward Coke, Knights, And Other Learned Writers of Our Lawes. London: Printed for the Companie of Stationers, 1615. [vi], 324 [i.e. 243], [17] ff. Folio (11" x 7-1/4"). Contemporary calf with recent rebacking, blind rules and holes for thong ties to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, pastedowns renewed, hinges mended. Moderate rubbing to extremities corners bumped, minor scuffs and cracks to boards. Woodcut head-pieces and decorated initials. Light toning to text, early owner signature (of John Cashhe, dated 1618) to head of title page, extensive annotations to endleaves. A handsome copy. * Third edition. With comprehensive index, glosses and side-note references to the works of Fitzherbert, Brooke and others. Pulton is best known for his respected abridgements An Abstract of all the Penal Statutes Which are General (1560) and A Kalendar or Table of All the Statutes (1606). De Pace Regis et Regni took his earlier works as the starting point for a comprehensive overview of criminal law. Holdsworth, who holds this work in high regard, observes that it was only the second title devoted to the subject. The first, Staunford's Les Plees del Coron, was published posthumously in 1560. Holdsworth adds that a comparison between Pulton and (the less comprehensive) Staunford "enables us to appreciate the effect of the additions to and alterations of the criminal l [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Commentarie vpon the Fifteene Psalmes, called Psalmi Graduum, that is, Psalmes of Degrees. Faithfvlly Copied ovt of the Lectures of D. Martin Luther, very fruitfull and comfortable for all Christian afflicted consciences to reade. Translated out of Latine into English by Henry Bull.

      London, Richard Field 1615 - (10) 90, 93-318 p. Rebound Leather with ribbed back, 4° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gründtlicher Bericht vom Feldtmessen, wie man allerley Felder, Wiesen, Walde und andere Ort durch wahren Geometrischen Grund abmessen und erkundigen solle. - Darinnen sonderlich die grosse Irrthumben, so bißhero . verbessert werden. Deßgleichen von dem Marscheiden, Bergwercken, Wasserwaagen, und andern herrlichen Erfindungen nutzlicher Bericht. 2 Tle. in 1 Bd.

      Frankfurt Bringer 1615 - 313 SS. (es fehlen die SS. 41-54) m. 10 (davon 7 gefalt., 1 mehrf. gefalt., darunter Tab.) Holzschnitttaf. u. zahlr. Textholzschn., gr.- 8°, neuerer HPrgt.- Bd. m. Blindpr. ( l. ber., besch. u. best.) VD 17, 39: 121365P; Koch 392; vgl. Poggendorff II, 598. - Dritte Ausgabe. - Reinhold war gleichzeitig mit Rheticus Professor der Mathematik und Astronomie in Wittenberg und einer der ersten Anhänger des Copernicanischen Systems (vgl. ausführlich DSB XI, 366 zur Verbindung Reinholds mit Copernicus und Tycho Brahe). Reinhold starb bereits 1553, so dass das vorliegende Werk, welches nicht mehr von ihm selbst vollendet wurde, posthum von seinem Sohn Erasmus Reinhold herausgegeben wurde: " Es ist dies die erste systematische Darstellung der "unterirdischen" Geometrie, welche die deutsche Literatur aufzuweisen hat" (ADB XXVIII, 79). - Die Seiten 25 bis 33 stärker gebräunt, die Seiten 41 bis 54 der Tabellen der Feldmessdaten fehlen! - Trotz der fehlenden Seiten ein sehr gut erhaltenes Buch. Zwei Exlibris. Von großer Seltenheit.

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        Vom tugentreichen Leben und grossen Wunderthaten B. Francisci Xavierii der Societet Jesu, so den christlichen Glauben in India sehr erweitert und in Japon anfänglich eingeführt. Erstlich in Latein beschriben, anjetzt aber in das Teutsch versetzt durch Martin Hueber.

      München, N. Henricus, 1615. - Mit gest. Porträt auf dem Titel. 6 Bll., 556 S., 6 Bll. Prgt. d. Zt. 21,5 x 16,5 cm. VD 17 12:118325Q; Cordier, BJ 131; Backer-S. VIII, 141, 7; Streit V, 189. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Biographie des Missionars und Apostels der Inder und Japaner, des Studiengenossen Ignaz v. Loyola (1491-1556), die beide zusammen 1662 heilig gesprochen wurden. Das Werk ist vor allem eine wichtige Quelle für Geschichte, Religion und Kultur Japans. - Aus der Bibliothek Nordkirchen mit Exlibris. - Einband etwas fleckig. Anfangs am oberen Rand gering wurmspurig, leicht gebräunt, sonst gut erhalten. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Studien von 5 Köpfen und einer Figur.

      - Radierung, auf Bütten. 17,4:11,6 cm. Literatur: Nagler 1, die einzige, bereits von Nagler als selten bezeichnete Radierung des Bildhauers. – Vorzüglicher Abdruck mit recht breitem Rand. Papier insgesamt etwas vergilbt. Provenienz: Sammlung: Dr. Franz Schnitzer, München, Lugt 1046. René Michel Slodtz, Sohn des aus Antwerpen stammenden Bildhauers Sébastian Slodtz (1615-1726), arbeitete 17 Jahren in Rom, wo er u.a. die Statue St. Bruno für den Petersdom schuf. 1747 kehrte er nach Frankreich zurück und arbeitete an der dekorativen und skulpturalen Ausstattung mehrere Pariser Kirchen.

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        Lettre de monsieur le comte de Sainct Paul, a monsieur le prince de Condé

      Paris: Jean Bourriquant 8vo (16.6 cm, 6.5"). 7, [1 (blank)] pp.. 1615 First printing of a message from the Comte de Saint-Paul regarding his sense of honor and his obligations to the monarchy, and considering what impact they might have on any assistance he could render to the rebellious Prince de Condé. WorldCat and Lindsay & Neu combine to locate seven copies in the U.S. Recent paper–covered boards, front cover with printed paper label. All four leaves pressure-stamped by a now-defunct institution; title-page verso with inked numeral. Additional inked pagination. Clean.

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        Rei Christianae apud Iaponios Commentarius ex litteris annuis Societatis Jesu annorum 1609. 1610. 1611. 1612.

      Christophorum Mangium, Augsburg 1615 - FIRST EDITION. pp. (xii) 296 (xii), two blanks lacking, two present. Roman letter, some Italic, woodcut initials, head and tail-pieces, large woodcut emblem of the Society of Jesus on verso of T6. Very slight marginal spotting in places, a very good, clean copy in contemporary vellum, recased. First edition of Trigault's account of events in Japan 1609-12 compiled from the annual letters, written in Portuguese, by Joao Rodrigues Girao. He was an extraordinary linguist, author of the "Arte da lingoa de Japan" and the Japanese-Portuguese dictionary published in 1603 at Nagasaki. Nicolas Trigault, who had just spent close to two years in China, returned to Europe in December 1614 to launch a (hugely successful) propaganda campaign for the China mission, and was in Rome to attend the general congregation of the Jesuits that met from November 5, 1615, to January 26, 1616. He brought these letters with him specifically for the advancement of this mission, in order to obtain new funding and new missionaries in Europe for both China and Japan. The work is dedicated to the Emperor Matthias. The letters cover a pivotal moment in the Japanese history of the Jesuits, who were desperately trying to avert conflict with Japan's new ruler, the Tokugawa shogun. The Jesuits were also looking for exclusivity in Japan, as the Franciscans were creating difficulties by preaching openly, something that antagonised the new Japanese regime, and would in part lead to the severe and violent persecutin of all Christians in Japan in 1614. The annual letters, apart from their political and religious information, also constitute the only up-to-date first-hand account of Japan, its cities, economy, industries, armed forces, geography, climate and people, that was then available in western Europe. They were of the most vital interest to all those considering embarking on the great gamble of the Far Eastern trade. Joao Rodrigues Girao, as a fluent Japanese speaker, was involved at the highest level of the interaction between the Japanese and Jesuits, and provides extraordinary insight into trade negotiations, the shifting political situation, and the delicate balancing act required to ensure the safety of the mission. This edition is quite rare, with only one copy on ABPC in the last thirty years, and six in European libraries. BM STC Ger. C17, T714. Cordier, BJ, col. 272. JFB T173, 'undoubtedly published as part of the author's purpose in returning from the East to promote the Jesuits' missionary effort there.' Latin [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De Pace Regis et Regni, Viz. A Treatise Declaring Which be the Great..

      1615. Criminal Law in Shakespeare's England: Pulton's De Pace Regis et Regni Pulton, Ferdinand[o] [1536-1618]. De Pace Regis et Regni, Viz. A Treatise Declaring Which be the Great and Generall Offences of the Realme, And the Chiefe Impediments of the Peace of the King and the Kingdome, As Treasons, Homicides, And Felonies, Menaces, Assaults, Batteries, Ryots, Routs, Unlawfull Assemblies, Forcible Entries, Forgeries, Perjuries, Maintenance, Deceit, Extortion, Oppression: And How Many and What Sorts of Them There Be, And by Whom and What Meanes the Said Offences, And the Offendors Therein are to bee Restrained, Repressed, Or Punished. Which Being Reformed or Duly Checked, Florebit Pax Regis & Regni. Collected Out of the Reports of the Common Lawes of This Realme, And of the Statutes in Force, And Out of the Painefull Workes of the Reverend Iudges, Sir Anthonie Fitzharbert, Sir Robert Brooke, Sir William Stanford, Sir Iames Dyer, Sir Edward Coke, Knights, And Other Learned Writers of Our Lawes. London: Printed for the Companie of Stationers, 1615. [vi], 324 [i.e. 243], [17] ff. Folio (11" x 7-1/4"). Contemporary calf with recent rebacking, blind rules and holes for thong ties to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, pastedowns renewed, hinges mended. Moderate rubbing to extremities corners bumped, minor scuffs and cracks to boards. Woodcut head-pieces and decorated initials. Light toning to text, early owner signature (of John Cashhe, dated 1618) to head of title page, extensive annotations to endleaves. A handsome copy. $750. * Third edition. With comprehensive index, glosses and side-note references to the works of Fitzherbert, Brooke and others. Pulton is best known for his respected abridgements An Abstract of all the Penal Statutes Which are General (1560) and A Kalendar or Table of All the Statutes (1606). De Pace Regis et Regni took his earlier works as the starting point for a comprehensive overview of criminal law. Holdsworth, who holds this work in high regard, observes that it was only the second title devoted to the subject. The first, Staunford's Les Plees del Coron, was published posthumously in 1560. Holdsworth adds that a comparison between Pulton and (the less comprehensive) Staunford "enables us to appreciate the effect of the additions to and alterations of the criminal l.

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        DISCORSO DE' VESTIGII, ET ARGOMENTI DELLA FEDE CATHOLICA RITROUATI NELL' INDIE DA' PORTHOGHESI, E NEL MONDO NUOVO DA' CASTIGLIANI

      Rome, 1615. Later speckled paper boards. With the bookplate from the stock and reference library of H.P. Kraus on front pastedown. Minor separation of spine paper from rear joint. Very minor foxing. A very good copy. In a half morocco box. The present work is a rare separate edition of an earlier work by Giovanni Botero, first published in 1586. Botero's letter, written in 1584 and published as part of EPISTOLARUM...CAROLI CARDINALIS BORROMAEI NOMINE SCRIPATRUM..., was composed on behalf of his patron, Carlo Borromeo, to Cardinal Antonia Carafa. In the letter Botero details the Christian rituals observed by Portuguese and Spanish explorers and compares them to those of the native customs of New Spain (Mexico), Ethiopia, and Japan, remarking especially on the similarities between them. He concludes that the vestiges of Christianity were evidence of early apostolic missions to these lands. Botero was not only one of the greatest economists of the 16th century, he was one of the leading historical and political commentators of his time. An avid student of theology, Botero spent his early years preparing to take vows as a Jesuit missionary, but was prohibited from doing so as a result of his political activity. Carlo Borromeo, the Archbishop of Milan, found Botero a position as a secular priest and then soon after offered him the post as his secretary. It was during this time that Borromeo composed his letter to Cardinal Carafa, referencing the Jesuit letters of Peter Martyr, Ramusio, and Barros, as evidence of the Jesuit influence. An important early statement in support of the theory that early vestigial traces of the church could be detected from the beliefs and practices being uncovered by contemporary Jesuit voyages to Asia and the New World. This edition is not listed in EUROPEAN AMERICANA, although the work on which it was based is included. OCLC locates a single copy in Germany at the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek.

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        Les Memoires de Messire Philippe de Commines, Chevalier. Sur les principeaux faicts & gestes de Louys XI. & Charles VIII. son fils, Rois de France.... Deux epistres de J. Sleidan, avec la vie de l`autheur ... Le tout reveu & corrigé sur l`edition de Denis Sauvage .

      [Genève], Pierre & Jacques Chouët, 1615 Kl.-8°, 1Bl., 881 S., 13 Bl. (Index), 4 Bl, Ldr. d. Zeit, m. 4 echten Bünden, goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, Deckel etwas berieben, min. Wurmfrass a. Rücken, Bibliotheksstempel a. Titelbl., wenige Marginalien von alter Hand. Hübscher Band (Graesse II. 239.) - Vgl. Fueter 149: \"Durch ihre Beilagen wertvoll ... Was Commines über seine Berufsgenossen erhob. das war sein scharfer politischer Verstand. sein weiter politischer Blick und seine Geschäfts- und Menschenkenntnis.\" - Commines beschreibt vor allem die Auseinandersetzungen zwischen Karl dem Kühnen u. Ludwig XI von Frankreich insgesamt aber von 1464 bis 1498. Verfasst wurden die Memoiren zwischen 1489 und 1498 und erlebten bis ins 19. Jahrhundert zahlreiche Ausgaben. Philippe de Commynes (um 1447- 1511). franz. Diplomat. Historiker sowie Berater zuerst von Karl dem Kühnen. wechselte er 1472 überraschend zu Könige Ludwig XI. Er gilt als einer der Vorläufer der modernen Geschichtsschreibung. Text franz. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Alte Drucke - nach 1550 Geschichte - Mittelalter

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        DE ABASSINORUM REBUS, DEQUE AETHIOPIAE PATRIARCHIS IOANNE NONIO BARRETO, & ANDREA OVIEDO, LIBRI TRES

      Lugduni, 1615. 12mo. Contemporary vellum, manuscript spine title. Front pastedown detached from text block, modern bookplates on front pastedown. Lightly tanned. Very good. An important treatise on Ethiopia and the efforts of the Jesuit missionaries there, written by fellow Jesuit Nicolao Godinho. In 1555 the Church in Rome assigned Ethiopia to the Jesuits for missionary endeavor, and particularly Portuguese members of the Order, since there was already a small Portuguese trade with the kingdom. Joao Nunes Barreto was consecrated Bishop of Ethiopia in Lisbon, before he and fellow Jesuit Andres de Oviedo set out for Goa, where the arrived in September 1556. Here it was decided that the arrival of a foreign bishop without proper groundwork being laid might be a bad idea, and so Barreto stayed in Goa, where he died in 1562. Oviedo proceeded to Ethiopia, arriving there in the fall of 1557. He spent the next two years fruitlessly attempting to persuade the Emperor to join the Roman church, before storming out of court in 1559. He was never readmitted, although he spent the next eighteen years in missionary work there, dying in 1577. A number of Catholic missionaries were critical of how the Jesuits had behaved. Dominican Friar Luis de Urreta wrote a work, published in 1611, which was deeply critical of Oviedo and his tactics. Urreta did not help his credibility, however, by making a number of wild claims about Ethiopia. Godinho, a Portuguese Jesuit based in Rome, served as a reviser of works to be published in Portuguese. In this position he was privy to information from a wide variety of sources and able to sift out the more ridiculous assertions. He was also eager to defend the doings of his order, and Oviedo in particular. This history, then, is essentially the Jesuit side of the story. At the heart of this was the rivalry between the two orders, since Urreta's book made inferences to a group of people who had lately entered into Ethiopia causing their Christianity to be schismatic (i.e. the Jesuits, who promptly set about tearing his work apart). An important early description of East Africa and the earliest Western missions there.

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        Het Ampt der Kerckendienaren. Midtsgaders de authoriteyt, ende opsicht, die een Hooghe Christelicke Overheydt daer over toecompt. Waerin sekere nader bedenckinghen van dese gheheele saecke uyt Godts Woordt worden ghestelt, maer insonderheyt over het Tractaet des E. I. Wtenbogaerts, van het ampt ende authoriteyt eener Hoogher Christelicker Overheyt in Kerckelicke saecken.

      Middelburg, Adriaen vanden vivere 1615 - (8) 215 (1) p. Opnieuw gebonden half oud Perkament, 4° (achterzijde titelpagina geplakt, plaatselijk vochtvlekken. Uiterst zeldzaam werk van de bekende Antonius Waleus, 1573-1639, lid van de Dordtse Synode, vertaler en revisor van het Nieuwe Testament, SGT-W25)

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        THE BIBLE, GENEVA VERSION. REMARKABLE FOR THE OMISSION OF THE WORD HOLY IN THE TITLE.

      London, Robert Barker, printer to His Most Excellent Majestie, 1615.PRAYER BOOK, GENEALOGIES, A DESCRIPTION OF CANAAN WITH MAP, OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT AND APOCRYPHA, TWO RIGHT AND PROFITABLE CONCORDANCES AND THE WHOLE BOOK OF PSALMES COLLECTED INTO ENGLISH METER. 1615. Text in black letter and notes in Roman. Prayer Book dated 1614, title page and almanacke printed in red and black, coat of arms and heads in pictorial border to title page coloured red, 45 unnumbered leaves including title page, almanacke, psalmes and prayers. Title page to The Genealogies by J.S. (John Speed), pages 1 - 34, some genealogies have woodcut illustrations, one is Adam and Eve. A Description of Canaan, 2 pages of text and a double page map, attributed to John Speed. Woodcut pictorial title page to The Bible dated 1615, showing the tribes of Israel and the 12 Disciples round a heart shape, REMARKABLE FOR THE OMISSION OF THE WORD HOLY IN THE TITLE , a prayer on the verso of title page, "Of the incomparable Treasures of the Holy Scriptures with a prayer for the true use of the same", Cum Privilegio at the bottom of both title pages, [1] 1 - 435, New Testament woodcut title page dated 1615, showing tribes and the disciples round heart shape, [4], 441 - 554, pages numbered on rectos only, the list of the books in the Bible comes on the page before first page of New Testament. Title page to the Two Right Profitable and Fruitfull Concordances collected by R. F. H. dated 1615, A1 - L2, colophon dated 1615. Title page to The Whole Book of Psalmes Collected into English Meter by Thomas Sternhold and John Hopkins, printed for the Company of Stationers, 1616, printer's vignette to title page, A1 - G8, colophon dated 1616, last 7 pages are prayers and table. Thick small 4to bound in eights, approximately 210 x 160 mm, 8½ x 6¼ inches, printed in double column, woodcut head and tail pieces, bound in old calf, rebacked using old spine, red title label with gilt lettering, gilt date at foot of spine, marbled endpapers. Binding repaired and rubbed, small chip to bottom of spine, covers scratched, covers relaid on new leather, just visible at edges and turnovers, amateur repair to spine, see image attached with listing, book plate on first pastedown, prayer book title has been strengthened at margins and corners repaired, outer margin slightly trimmed, 4th leaf has repairs to corners and small repair to inner margin, no loss of text, the general title page has closed tear repaired to verso, hardly visible on recto, plus 2 small repairs to margins, following page, To the Christian Reader, has lower corner neatly repaired with loss of text to last three lines, page 209 has a small closed tear to text, affecting a few letters but no loss of meaning, page 506, Paul to the Romans, has a tear with loss to side notes and approximately the end of 12 lines both sides of the page, plus a long closed tear repaired with loss to side notes on verso, 2 small holes in page 548, Revelation, with loss of a few letters, 2 pages have pale brown stain to lower margins, all text legible, old ink lettered family tree to verso of New Testament title page, other old ink names here and there, 1 capital letter neatly coloured black, a few leaves mostly at the beginning slightly dog - eared and with a few small marginal nicks, pale staining and light soiling in places, age - browning to many pages, but overall a good copy. See: Historical Catalogue of Printed Editions of the English Bible 1525 - 1961 by A. S. Herbert, page 142, No., 339; Darlow and Moule, Historical Catalogue of the Printed Editions of Holy Scripture in the Library of the British and Foreign Bible Society, Volume 1, pages 145 - 147; ESTC S5052?. Ruth iii v.15 'she went'. Genesis Chapter 3, verse 7, 'and they made themselves breeches'. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Vitae germanorum philosophorum : qui seculo superiori et quod excurrit ph EDITION ORIGINALE

      Haidelbergae (Heidelberg): Impensis Jonae Rosae. Typis Johannis Lacelloti., 1615. Fine. Impensis Jonae Rosae. Typis Johannis Lacelloti., Haidelbergae (Heidelberg) 1615, in 8 (19x12cm), (16) 526pp. (8)., relié. - First Edition. Brand of printer on the title page. Absent Brunet and Graesse. Full contemporary calf. Back tooled raised. Upper cap threadbare. A loss of the lower cap. Upper joint partially cracked. Lack endpapers with handmade paper. Life Germanic philosophers of the late fifteenth in 1614. The notion of Germanness and philosopher (the humanist sense) is extended since the list includes Erasme, Swiss, Dutch and even Durer ... but Joan Faustus Georgius Fabricius, Christophorus Longolius, Copernicus, Mercator, Orlandus Lasso, Nicodemus Frischlinus, Nicolas Clénard, Henricus Glareanus ... be mathematicians, physicians, astronomers, geographers ... --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Marque de l'imprimeur sur la page de titre. Absent à Brunet et à Graesse. Reliure en plein veau d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Coiffe supérieure élimée. Un manque à la coiffe inférieure. Mors supérieur en partie fendu. Manque pages de garde avec papier à la cuve. Vie des philosophes germaniques de la fin du Xve à 1614. La notion de germanité et de philosophe (au sens d'humaniste) est étendue puisque la liste comprend Erasme, des suisses, des hollandais, et même Durer... mais également Joan Faustus, Georgius Fabricius, Christophorus Longolius, Copernic, Mercator, Orlandus de Lasso, Nicodemus Frischlinus, Nicolas Clenard, Henricus Glareanus... soit des mathématiciens, des médecins, des astronomes, des géographes...

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        De Pace Regis et Regni, viz. A Treatise declaring which be the great and generall Offences of the Realme . . . as Treasons, Homicides, and Felonies, Menaces, Assaults, Batteries, Ryots, Routs, Vnlawfull assemblies [etc.]. S.T.C. 20497. Folio

      The penultimate edition of the first work on English criminal law written in English, exceptionally thorough, called by Holdsworth "comprehensive and well arranged", with extensive (even exhaustive) references and sidenotes complementing the text. Contemporary polished calf, a bit rubbed, rebacked, some fore-margins cut close, but legibility preserved, particularly clean; the Taussig copy. Printed for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1615.

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        THE SECRETS (SECRETES) OF ALEXIS: CONTAINING MANY EXCELLENT REMEDIES AGAINST DIVERS DISEASES, WOUNDS, AND OTHER ACCIDENTS.

      London, printed by William Stansby for Richard Meighen and Thomas Jones, 1615.With the maner to make Distillations, Parfumes, Confitures, Dyings, Colours, Fusions, and Meltings. A worke well approuved, very necessarie for every man. Newly corrected and amended, and also somewhat more enlarged in certaine places, which wanted in the former editions. TEXT IN ENGLISH, Early English edition, in 5 parts in 1 volume, 1615. 8vo, 185 x 125 mm, 7¼ x 5 inches, some decorated initials and headpieces, printer's device on 2nd, 3rd and 4th title pages, leaves (12), 348, (14), printed mainly in black letter, bound in modern full blind - panelled calf, raised bands and gilt lettered morocco label to spine. Old ink name and address on original front endpaper, first title page and first page of text slightly dusty, a few fore - edge margins trimmed slightly, occasionally shaving the side notes, a few pages slightly age - browned, occasional small light stain, intermittent pale damp staining from leaf 140 to 208, dampstaining to lower margins from leaf 293 to 296, tiny hole in 1 leaf with loss of 2 letters, tiny wormhole in text from leaf 95 to 117, all still easily legible, 2 small wormholes at top of leaves 325 to the end of the volume, 1 sometimes affecting 1 letter in the first line of text, all still easily legible, tip of 1 top corner missing, small ink stroke in 1 margin together with 1 underlining. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy. A translation by William Ward (parts 1 - 3) and Richard Androse (part 4) of a French version of Girolamo Ruscelli's famous Italian work "De? secreti del Reverendo Donno Alessio Piemontese", first published in Venice in 1555 in four parts. Our work is in five parts, parts 2 - 4 have separate dated title pages; the fifth part has a caption title; foliation and register are continuous. The title pages to the second, third and fourth parts bear the imprint "Printed at London by W. Stansby, anno Dom. 1614." The first three parts were first published separately in English translation, beginning in 1559 and the four parts were first published together in English in 1595. Our edition contains an additional fifth part attributed in the title to "Mayster Alexis of Piemont" but not found in the original Italian editions nor the English edition of 1595. It is generally assumed that Alessio Piemontese was a pseudonym of Girolamo Ruscelli (1500 - 1566), Italian humanist and cartographer. In a later work, Ruscelli reported that the Secreti contained the experimental results of an ?Academy of Secrets? that he and a group of humanists and noblemen founded in Naples in the 1540s. Ruscelli?s academy is the first recorded example of an experimental scientific society. His book is one of the earliest and most popular of the Books of Secrets that appeared in the 16th century. It ran into over one hundred editions and was translated into Latin, French, English, German, Spanish and Polish. It contained hundreds of medical recipes including against the plague and treating putrefying wounds, plus numerous household hints including recipes for removing stains, and many technical recipes on metallurgy, gilding and silvering, alchemy, dyeing, making perfume and cosmetics. Duveen, Bibliotheca Alchemica et Chemica, pages 15 - 17; Krivatsy, 17th Century Books in the National Library of Medicine, page 21, No. 209; A Catalogue of Printed Books in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library, Volume I, page 9, No. 188; Ferguson, Books of Secrets, Index to Parts I - VI, page 9 - 10, (edition of 1595) and Part I, page 13 and Part III, pages 33 - 38. Albert L. Caillet, Manuel Bibliographique des Science Psychiques ou Occultes, Volume 1 pages 26 - 27. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        A Treatise of the Lawes of the Forest Wherein is Declared Not Onely

      1615. The First Work on the Law of the King's Forest Manwood, John [d.1610]. A Treatise of the Lawes of the Forest: Wherein is Declared Not Onely Those Lawes, As They Are Now In Force, But Also the Originall and Beginning of Forests: And What a Forest is In His Owne Proper Nature, And Wherein the Same Doth Differ From a Chase, A Parke, A Warren, With All Such Things As Are Incident or Belonging Thereunto, With Their Severall Proper Termes of Art. Also a Treatise of the Pourallee, Declaring What Pourallee Is, How the Same First Began, What a Pourallee Man May Do, How He May Hunt and Use His Owne Pourallee, How Farre He May Pursue and Follow After His Chase, Together With the Limits and Bounds, As Well of the Forest, As the Pourallee. Collected, As Well Out of the Common Lawes and Statutes of This Land, As Also out of Sundrie Learned Ancient Authors, And Out of the Assises of Pickering and Lancaster. Whereunto Are Added that Statutes of the Forest, A Treatise of the Severall Offices of Verderors, Regardors, and Forests, & the Courts of Attachments, Swanimote, & Justice Seat of the Forest, And Certaine Principal Cases, Iudgements, and Entries of the Assises of Pickering and Lancaster: Never Heretofore Printed for the Publique. London: Printed for the Societie of Stationers, 1615. [xv], 258 [i.e. 259], [1] ff. Quarto (7-1/4" x 5-3/4"). Contemporary calf, gilt rules to boards, rebacked in period style, raised bands and lettering piece to spine. Light rubbing to extremities, a few scuffs, nicks and minor stains to boards, corners repaired, hinges cracked, later armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Woodcut decorated initials and head-pieces. Some toning to text, negligible light foxing in places, light soiling and minor edgewear to title page. Owner signature dated 1810 to head of title page, interior otherwise clean. A handsome copy. * First expanded edition. First published in 1598, it remained a standard text well into the twentieth century. This enlarged edition, which is the third chronologically, includes a great deal of information that does not appear in the first and second editions. Forests were central to England's economy from the time of the conquest to the mid-seventeenth century. A member of Lincoln's Inn, a barrister, gamekeeper of Waltham Forest and a justice of the New Forest, Manwood was eminently qualif

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        InformaÁam de direito feita pello Licenceado Ö em favor de Ruy de Moura Tellez na causa que com elle traz Dona Felippa de Meneses sobre a success?o dos morgados que vagar?o por Alvaro GonÁalvez de Moura seu filho.

      Lisbon, Pedro Crasbeeck, 1615. - Woodcut arms on title-page. Woodcut genealogical diagram on verso of final preliminary leaf. (3), 76, (5) ll. 4?, contemporary limp vellum (with two ties and remains of two others; stained and nearly detached). Single small, at times tiny pinpoint wormhole in lower margin of gatherings B through R, not affecting text; considerable dampstaining; 2.5-cm. tear in outer blank margin of title page, title page slightly soiled. Nevertheless, still in good condition. Contemporary signature on title page. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this rare work on inheritance law, which is also of significance for its genealogical information. The author wrote several other @informaÁ?es, which are, according to InnocÍncio, "estimadas no seu genero, e pouco vulgares." Felix studied law at Coimbra and practiced forensic law in Lisbon. He died in 1656.---- Arouca F56 (collation agrees with our copy, referring to a copy in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal). Monteverde 2270 (collation agrees with our copy). InnocÍncio II, 80: with imprecise collation, calling for vi pp., 76 ll., plus index. Barbosa Machado, I, 591-2. Not in Palha. Not in Gubian, Nepomuceno, Fernandes Thomaz, Azevedo-Samod?es (which lists another work by the author), Ameal or Avila-Perez. Not located in NUC. Not located in OCLC. Porbase locates two copies: one at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, with the same collation as our copy but with worming affecting the text in gatherings M through S; another at the Biblioteca Jo?o Paulo II-Universidade CatÛlica Portuguesa with only 8 pp. at the end; also citing five later works by the author. Not located in Copac. Not located in Melvyl.SHIPPED FROM PORTUGAL [Attributes: First Edition]

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        De Secretis Naturae

      Frankfurt: Johannes Bringerus, 1615. ii); 3-8; 9-188; (viii) pages. Bound with ... SAXONY, Henry of. De Secretis Mulierum & MAGNUS, Albertus. Liber Aggregationis seu Liber Secretorum de Virtutibus Herbarum Lapidum & Animaluim quorundam (With an Appendix : De Horis Dierum & a second Appendix ... De Mirabilibus Mundi). x; 11-411 pages. Contemporary vellum. A pleasing tight copy with contemporary ink titles on spine, an early ownership inscription relating to a library 'ad SS. Petrum et Paulum' and bookplate testifying to the book's being a gift from a canon of Wratislava to the University Library of Freiburg in 1891. Michael Scot, born in Scotland about 1175, was the leading intellectual in Europe during the early 13th century. An alchemist, physician, astrologer and theologian, his insistence on experience, and allusions to experiments influenced the methods later used by Grosseteste and Roger Bacon. De Secretis Naturae is Scot's account of physiognomy, forming a third part to Liber introductorius and Liber Particularis. Its primary subject is human generation, conception and pregnancy. But there are also later sections on dreams and their significance, on auguries and sneezing, and finally on parts of the body, their differences and meanings. His work is bound with a substantial related text, De Secretis Mulierum, by a pupil of Albertus Magnus, the outstanding polymath of the later 13th century, and several texts of Albertus himself. First Edit. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo.

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        Braunschweig. - Gesamtansicht. - "Statt Braunschwich".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Kupferstich, 1615. Von Georg Keller. 19,7 x 25,7 cm (Darstellung) / 23,3 x 26,6 cm (Blatt). Innerhalb der Darstellung oben mittig betitelt. Markante Blickpunkte wie Kirchtürme sind im Weichbild der Stadt beschriftet. - Die Darstellung zeigt aus der Vogelperspektive den Angriff und die dreimonatige Belagerung von Braunschweig durch den Fürsten Friedrich Ulrich von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1591 - 1634). Der Fürst erbte von seinem Vater eine hohe Schuldenlast, die er durch die Erhebung von enormen Zahlungsforderung ausmerzen wollte. Diesen Forderungen wollte die Stadt Braunschweig nicht nachkommen, weswegen es zu diesem Konflikt im Sommer 1615 kam. Die Belagerung blieb aber erfolglos. Hier ist im Hintergrund das Weichbild der Stadt zu sehen. Die Ereignisse finden im Vordergrund statt, wo das Lager des Herzogs abgebildet ist. Sehr selten! - Frühere Falzung und herstellungsbedingte Quetschfalten geplättet. Schmalrandig. Minimal abgerieben. Kleine Fehlstelle im Papier oben rechts - keine Beeinträchtigung der Darstellung. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Georg Keller (1576 in Frankfurt am Main - 1640 in Nürnberg) war ein deutscher Kupferstecher, Radierer, Zeichner und Maler. Er erhielt seine künstlerische Ausbildung zunächst bei Philipp Uffmann in Frankfurt, später bei Jost Amman in Nürnberg. Arbeitete später für die Gebrüder de Bry, Siegmund Feyerabend und Matthäus Merian.

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        Braunschweig. - Vogelschau. - "Belagervng der Statt Bravnschweig".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Kupferstich, um 1615. Von Georg Keller. 20,6 x 26,7 cm (Darstellung) / 30,0 x 35,7 cm (Blatt). Innerhalb der Darstellung oben mittig betitelt. An weiteren Stellen sind die umliegenden Ortschaften, Tore, Gebäude der Stadt und Geschehnisse außerhalb beschriftet. - Die Darstellung zeigt aus der Vogelperspektive den Angriff und die dreimonatige Belagerung von Braunschweig durch den Fürsten Friedrich Ulrich von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1591 - 1634). Der Fürst erbte von seinem Vater eine hohe Schuldenlast, die er durch die Erhebung von enormen Zahlungsforderung ausmerzen wollte. Diesen Forderungen wollte die Stadt Braunschweig nicht nachkommen, weswegen es zu diesem Konflikt im Sommer 1615 kam. Die Belagerung blieb aber erfolglos. In detaillierten Szenen innerhalb der Darstellung werden die Geschehnisse nachgebildet. - Ränder minimal gebräunt und geringfügig stockfleckig. Bugfalte verso mit Papierfalz versehen. Kleiner Rostfleck mittig innerhalb der Darstellung. Unter Kante minimal rissig. Herstellungsbedingte Quetschfalte parallel zur Bugfalte - unten beginnend bis ca. Blattmitte. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Georg Keller (1576 in Frankfurt am Main - 1640 in Nürnberg) war ein deutscher Kupferstecher, Radierer, Zeichner und Maler. Er erhielt seine künstlerische Ausbildung zunächst bei Philipp Uffmann in Frankfurt, später bei Jost Amman in Nürnberg. Arbeitete später für die Gebrüder de Bry, Siegmund Feyerabend und Matthäus Merian.

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        Della fisonomia dell'huomo. Libri sei. Tradotti di latino in volgare e dall'istesso auttore accresciuti di figure & di passi necessarij a diuerse parti dell'opera et hora in quest'ultima editione migliorati in pi di mille luoghi che nella stampa di Napo

      Per Pietro Paolo Tozzi, In Vicenza 1615 - Frontespizio sbiadito con piccolo restauro marginale anticamente firmato e datato. Sei pagine manoscritte dell\'epoca sostituite alle originali vari percorsi di tarlo (16) + 220 + (10) + 60 + (4) con centinaia di figg xilografate n.t. compresi i ritratti dell'Autore e Cardinal D'Este p. - in-8

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        Summa totius theologiae, ..., per quaestiones, & responsiones explicatur. Editio novissima, ... 3 parts in 1 volume.

      Parisiis, sumptibus Petri Chevalier, 1615,. in-folio, on 2 columns, title in red and black with copper engraved portrait-vignette (tear in vignette non repaired, some marg. pieces lacking but repaired, part of the leaf rebacked, verso with loss of some lines of text) + 5 leaves (repair to 1st leaf, no loss) + 212 p. (=1ma pars); 4 leaves, title with woodcut portrait + 212 p. (=2da pars, 1); 7 leaves, title with woodcut portrait + 1 blanc leaf + 335 p. (=2da pars, 2); 218 p. (=3tia pars) (incl. title with woodcut portrait and prelim.) + 1 blanc leaf; 180 p. (=3tia pars, suppl.) (incl. title with woodcut portrait); 103 leaves (Index), light browning, mainly marg. small waterstains (somewhat bigger in the beginning, not obstructive though), some tiny marg. wormholes in places, tiny brown stains in first title and 1st prelim. leaf, rare ancient hw. marginal notes, late 18th century half vellum bing with raised bands and corners gilt tile label on spine, some worming at bottom of spine, rubbed and bumped, front cover corners scraped, blue sprinkled edges. Very good copy.. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        A Recollection of Such Treatises as Have Been Heretofore Severally Published and are Now Revised , Corrected and Augmented. With Addition of Some Others Not Hitherto Extant

      Printed for Samual MacHam, St. Pauls Churchyard London 1615 - Half black leather over grey pebbled boards.Letter enclosed says it was rebound in 1888 and belonged to William Earl who died in 1888. Blue eps. Illustrated title page.Each treatis has it's own illustrated title page.Each chapter has engraved head piece, first letter and tail piece.1114pp with no foxing. A heavy book which may incur extra postage. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Facecieuses paradoxes de Bruscambille & autres discours comiques Le tout EDITION ORIGINALE

      A Rouen: Chez Thomas Maillard , 1615. Fine. Chez Thomas Maillard , A Rouen 1615, In 12 (7,5x15cm), (16) 77ff. (2), relié. - First edition, rare. Cardboard parchment cream Bradel modern. Piece as black sheepskin. A pale wetness high margin, eating on the text, without much consequence. In the epistle to the readers, the author speaks of this book as the third test; so this is the third book published by Bruscambille, which contains: In favor of the scene, in favor of nipples, Pardoxe the prison, in favor of the comedy world, in favor of fashion, in favor of the louse, in favor of four, in favor of three, in favor of nonsense, chiquane In favor of, in favor of hyver, In favor of pedantry, Agreeable sputum in favor of the bottle. Deslauriers actor (d. 1634), under the pseudonym Bruscambille was a regular theater of the Hotel de Bourgogne before which he recited the prologue comic, often ribald, bawdy and very mischievous, a complex language and often sought satires often evoke Rabelais. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, rare. Reliure en plein cartonnage parcheminé crème à la Bradel, moderne. Pièce de titre de basane noire. Une mouillure pâle en marge haute, mangeant sur le texte, sans grande conséquence. Dans l'épître aux lecteurs, l'auteur parle de ce livre en tant que troisième essai ; il s'agit donc du troisième ouvrage publié par Bruscambille, qui contient : En faveur de la scène, En faveur des tetins, Pardoxe sur la prison, En faveur de la comedie du monde, En faveur de la mode, En faveur du morpion, En faveur du nombre de quatre, En faveur du nombre de trois, En faveur du galimatias, En faveur de la chiquane, En faveur de l'hyver, En faveur du pedantisme, En faveur du crachat, En faveur de la bouteille. Le comédien Deslaurier (mort en 1634), sous le pseudonyme de Bruscambille était un habitué du théâtre de l'hôtel de Bourgogne devant lequel il déclamait ces prologues comiques, souvent grivois, paillards et fort facétieux, d'une langue complexe et souvent recherchée, les satires évoquent souvent Rabelais.

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        Corpus iuris civilis in quinques partes distinctum [] His accesserunt no

      Genevae (Genève): Apud Ioannem Vignon, 1615. Fine. Apud Ioannem Vignon, Genevae (Genève) 1615, 5 tomes en 2 Vol. in folio (24,5x39,8cm), (20) 96 col.(16) 1974 col. (1f. bl.) et (20) 880 col. (12) 342col. (1f. bl.) (6) 345-436 col. (4) ; (5) 455-546 col. (4) 557-702 col. (51), relié. - New edition of the Codex of Justinian, also published in Cologne under the same publisher name. 5 title pages for each of the volumes; Volume I contains three title pages. Title pages of volumes I and II in red and black. Brand of printer: a crown. Printing on both columns, often centered text and comments being distributed around; all in all a very archaic way at that time. The same codex, with comments from Godfrey seemed to Father Jean Vignon, Eustache Vignon in 1594 the first of which appears to be from 1583 (as evidenced by a note on the back of the title page of the second volume also) .Absent catalogs of the National Bibliotèque and the British Library; one copy to Glasgow at Cologne. Several copies in Switzerland and Germany, but that bear the address of Cologne, apparently fictitious and matching sheepskin Genève.Demi blond ca 1800 Smooth spine decorated with two boxes to the grotesque and two carrying several irons. Part of title in red morocco long grain and volume number in black morocco long grain. A jaw restored with small rips lack in tail cap for both volumes. Friction. The publication by Denys Godefroy Corpus Juris Civilis is his great work, although the material is borrowed for all commentators of the sixteenth century; the fact remains that his work compiler has been immense and the result was followed for more than a century in education and jurisprudence. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition de ce Codex de Justinien, parue également à Cologne sous le même nom d'éditeur. 5 pages de titres pour chacun des tomes ; le tome I contient 3 pages de titre. Pages de titre des tomes I et II en rouge et noir. Marque de l'imprimeur : une couronne. Impression sur deux colonnes, souvent avec le texte centré et les commentaires se distribuant autour ; d'une manière somme toute très archaïque à cette époque. Ce même codex, avec les commentaires de Godefroy avait paru chez le père de Jean Vignon, Eustache Vignon en 1594 dont la première paraît être de 1583 (ainsi que l'atteste une note au verso de la page de titre du second tome par ailleurs). Absent aux catalogues de la Bibliotèque Nationale et à la British Library ; un exemplaire à Glasgow à l'adresse de Cologne. Plusieurs exemplaires en Suisse et en Allemagne mais qui portent l'adresse de Cologne, apparemment fictive et correspondant à Genève. Reliure en demi basane blonde ca 1800. Dos lisse orné de deux caissons à la grotesque et de deux autres portant plusieurs fers. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge à grains longs, et de tomaison en maroquin noir à grains longs. Un mors restauré, petits accrocs avec manque en coiffe de queue pour les deux volumes. Frottements. Deux petites galeries marginales de ver, sans manque de texte. La publication par Denys Godefroy l'ancien du Corpus juris civilis constitue son grand oeuvre, bien que la matière soit pour l'ensemble empruntée aux glossateurs du XVIe siècle ; il n'en reste pas moins que son travail de compilateur a été immense et que le résultat fut suivi pendant plus d'un siècle dans l'enseignement et la jurisprudence.

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        [drop-title] Cassandre françoise

      [Paris 8vo (17.1 cm, 6.75"). 22, [2 (blank)] pp.. 1615] Anonymous political pamphlet warning of impending disaster for all of France as a result of the proposed marriage between Louis XIII and Anne of Austria, making use of classical analogies for various important figures and events. The title is taken from the header; Lindsay & Neu's main entry for the piece describes the work has having 16 pages, although at least three holdings describe 22 pages as seen here. WorldCat and Lindsay & Neu combine to locate eight copies in the U.S. Recent paper–covered boards, front cover with printed paper label. A few pages institutionally pressure-stamped; inked numeral in upper outer corner of p. 2. Light foxing; pinhole worming in lower margins, not touching text. Two leaves with inner margins reinforced. A nice copy of an uncommon item.

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        La nouvelle Troye ou Memorable histoire du siege d'Ostende. Le plus signalé qu'on ait veu en l'Europe. En laquelle sont descripts & naifvement representés en diverses figures, les assauts, deffenses, inventions de guerre, mines, contremines, retranchemens, combats par terre & par mer, & autres choses remarcables advenues de part & d'autre, avec ce qui s'est passé par chascun jour durant ledit siege depuis le 5 iuing 1601 iusqu'au 20 septemb. 1604 qu'elle fut renduë. Recoeuillie des plus asseurés memoires

      A Leyde: Chez Loys Elzevier 4to (20 cm; 8"). [4] ff., 293 [i.e., 297], [1] pp., 14 fold. plates, port., coat of arms.. 1615 French-language translation of De bloedige belegeringe der stad Oostende in Vlaanderen, a classic account of siege of Ostend (1601–04), a protracted battle during the Eighty Years' War (i.e., the War for Dutch Independence) that eventually ousted the Dutch from Belgium. The text is illustrated with a full page engraved portrait of Mauretius of Nassau, an engraving of his coat of arms, and => 14 engraved folding plates. A curious aspect of this Elzevir production is that the firm used very inferior paper and many of the surviving copies are severely browned in sections; this copy is no exception. The anomaly is clearly visible in the copy that the Austrian National Library (i.e., Österreichische Nationalbibliothek) digitized for googlebooks. Contemporary vellum over pasteboards; a large portion of the vellum gone from the rear cover, exposing the boards, and front free endpaper lacking. Evidence of ties. Several quires severely browned, others age-toned; some leaves loosened; worming in margins, only occasionally entering text. A lesser copy, essentially a near good one; still, rare and interesting.

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        S. patris nostri Gregorii Episcopi Nysseni, Fratris Basilii Magni,

      Parisiis - Michaelem Sonnium 1615 - A very scarce pair of volumes containing the theological lectures and essays of Gregory of Nyssa. In Latin and Greek. Collated, complete. Gregory of Nyssa, also known as Gregory Nyssen (c. 335 c. 395), was bishop of Nyssa from 372 to 376 and from 378 until his death. He is venerated as a saint in Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy, Lutheranism, and Anglicanism. Gregory, his brother Basil of Caesarea, and Gregory of Nazianzus are collectively known as the Cappadocian Fathers. Gregory was an erudite theologian who made significant contributions to the doctrine of the Trinity and the Nicene creed. Gregory's philosophical writings were influenced by Origen. Since the mid-twentieth century, there has been a significant increase in interest in Gregory's works from the academic community, particularly involving universal salvation, which has resulted in challenges to many traditional interpretations of his theology. With red-and-black title pages, and decorative head-and-tailpieces. Each volume contains an index. Complete in two volumes. Condition: Rebacked in calf with original boards preserved. Externally, worn, with some rubbing, evidence of past worming, loss to the leather, and bumping. Labels to the front pastedowns. Internally, binding strained in places. Library bookplates to front pastedowns, with some scattered institutional ink stamps throughout. One hinge is very tender, and another hinge has failed. Pages have some slight marginal tidemarks, occasional foxing, and handling marks. Overall: GOOD ONLY. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La nouvelle Troye ou Memorable histoire du siege d'Ostende. Le plus signalé qu'on ait veu en l'Europe. En laquelle sont descripts & naifvement representés en diverses figures, les assauts, deffenses, inventions de guerre, mines, contremines, retranchemens, combats par terre & par mer, & autres choses remarcables advenues de part & d'autre, avec ce qui s'est passé par chascun jour durant ledit siege depuis le 5 iuing 1601 iusqu'au 20 septemb. 1604 qu'elle fut renduë. Recoeuillie des plus asseurés memoires

      A Leyde: Chez Loys Elzevier 4to (20 cm; 8"). [4] ff., 293 [i.e., 297], [1] pp., 14 fold. plates, port., coat of arms.. 1615 French-language translation of De bloedige belegeringe der stad Oostende in Vlaanderen, a classic account of siege of Ostend (1601?-04), a protracted battle during the Eighty Years' War (i.e., the War for Dutch Independence) that eventually ousted the Dutch from Belgium. The text is illustrated with a full page engraved portrait of Mauretius of Nassau, an engraving of his coat of arms, and => 14 engraved folding plates. A curious aspect of this Elzevir production is that the firm used very inferior paper and many of the surviving copies are severely browned in sections; this copy is no exception. The anomaly is clearly visible in the copy that the Austrian National Library (i.e., ?-sterreichische Nationalbibliothek) digitized for googlebooks. Contemporary vellum over pasteboards; a large portion of the vellum gone from the rear cover, exposing the boards, and front free endpaper lacking. Evidence of ties. Several quires severely browned, others age-toned; some leaves loosened; worming in margins, only occasionally entering text. A lesser copy, essentially a near good one; still, rare and interesting.

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        FACETIAE FACETIARUM hoc est Joco-Seriorum Fasciculus Exhibens Varia Vari EDITION ORIGINALE

      Frankfort (Francfort): ad Moenum, 1615. Fine. ad Moenum, Frankfort (Francfort) 1615, in 16 (13x7,8cm), iv. 452pp., relié. - First Edition of this collection of humorous texts based primarily on smut and drink. Binding posterior mid nineteenth half glazed calf burgundy (back thinned) to nerves and gilt and cold. The book contains 12 texts by different authors whose titles are significant enough by their irreverent characters (you will notice several Disputatio but on cucurbits or right to joke). The text is written in Latin and not in the vernacular, which makes a violent satire against the learned and the church, which does not deceive when it placed the book in its index of prohibited books. Mattheus Delio de arte Jocandi, Nicodemi Frischlini in ebrietatem elegia De Peditu, eiusque Speciebus De Iure Potandi disputatio De Lustitudine Studentica De Cucurbitatione disputatio feudalis, Bonus Mulier sive of mulieribus De Osculis Iucunda dissertatio, De Natura Iure & Pennalium disputation, Obsopoeus Vincent de arte bibendi De Virginibus Inaugural Theses, floja cortum Versicale. Brunet 1657, 1741. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de ce recueil de textes humoristiques principalement fondés sur la grivoiserie et la boisson. Reliure postérieure milieu XIXe demi veau glacé lie de vin (dos éclairci) à nerfs et filets dorés et à froid. L'ouvrage contient 12 textes d'auteurs différents dont les titres sont suffisamment significatifs par leurs caractères irrévérencieux (on y remarquera plusieurs Disputatio, mais sur les cucurbitacés ou du droit à plaisanter). Le texte est écrit en latin et non en langue vulgaire, ce qui en fait une violente satire contre les doctes et l'église, laquelle ne s'y trompa pas lorsqu'elle plaça le livre dans son index des livres interdits. Mattheus Delio de arte Jocandi, Nicodemi Frischlini in ebrietatem elegia, De Peditu, eiusque Speciebus, De Iure Potandi disputatio, De Lustitudine Studentica, De Cucurbitatione disputatio feudalis, Bonus Mulier sive de mulieribus, De Osculis Iucunda dissertatio, De Iure & Natura Pennalium disputatio, Vincent Obsopoeus de arte bibendi, De Virginibus Theses Inaugurales, Floja cortum Versicale. Brunet 1657, 1741.

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        Pietra del paragone politico. Tratta dal Monte Parnaso doue si toccano i gouerni delle maggiori monarchie del Vniverso.

      Cormopoli [@sic, i.e. Venice?], Ambros Teler, 1615. - Text in italic type. 138 pp., (1 blank l.). 4°, nineteenth-century Italian quarter vellum over marbled boards, smooth spine gilt with red and brown leather labels, gilt letter and tooling (rubbed, light wear). Clean and crisp. In fine condition. Owner's neat inked monogram on title and p. 138. Faded blue-bordered paper tag near head of spine (with illegible ink manuscript shelf mark). ---- FIRST EDITION (?) of this collection of 29 satirical political sketches, all of which poke fun at Spain with polished, venomous wit. Boccalini had begun to compose these sketches in the late sixteenth century, employing as his literary conceit the device of sending dispatches from Apollo's court on Parnassus. By the time of his move to Venice in 1612, Boccalini had composed many such sketches, 200 of which he published in the two-part @Ragguagli di Parnaso (Venice, 1612-1613). The 29 sketches included in the @Pietra were presumably withheld as being too politically dangerous to publish. Boccalini's death in 1613 removed that obstacle, but it was still felt necessary to publish the @Pietra with a fictitious imprint. Immediately and immensely successful, the work was reprinted frequently throughout the seventeenth century. The @Ragguagli proved nearly as popular, appearing in numerous seventeenth-century editions with a supplementary third volume of 50 additional @ragguagli by Girolamo Briani. Perhaps to assert its authenticity, p. 3 of this edition of the @Pietra bears the caption title: @De'i Ragguagli di Parnaso, parte terza.This is one of at least five editions bearing the imprint "Cosmopoli, 1615." The British Library owns three such editions, all with "Cosmopoli" misprinted "Cormopoli": one of 138 pp. printed by "Ambros Teler" (as here), one of 38 leaves printed by "Giorgio Teler," and one of 32 leaves also printed by "Giorgio Teler." Two other editions with the imprint Cosmopoli, Zorzi Teler, 1615?one of (111) pp. and the other of (102) pp.?are listed in @NUC. Antonio Belloni's @Le prime edizioni della @Pietra del paragone (Padua, 1899)?which we have not been able to consult?notes (per Robert H. Williams) no fewer than six editions or issues: five with the Cormopoli imprint, and one with the Cosmopoli imprint. Nearly all of the many later seventeenth-century editions also bear a Cosmopoli imprint, which is clearly fictitious. Palau suggests Amsterdam as the place of publication, perhaps taking his cue from Brunet, who notes several editions published there by the Elzeviers. The British Library's @Catalogue of Seventeenth Century Italian Books, under the expert editorship of Dennis E. Rhodes, assigns its three 1615 editions to Venice, and most of the later editions to Amsterdam. The printer(s), however, has not been identified: Ambros, Giorgio, and Zorzi Teler are fictitious names, the first also used on the title-page of the first Elzevier edition (1640).Boccalini (1556-1613) was born in Loreto and educated at Padua. It is said that his lifelong enmity against Spain was rooted in his forebears' loss of affluence and expulsion from Carpi following its conquest by Charles V in 1525. After settling in Rome, an advantageous marriage brought Boccalini the patronage of Pope Gregory XIII and a series of secular offices, for none of which he was temperamentally suited. He found more success as a teacher and intellectual, eventually moving to Venice in 1612 where his political opinions could be vented more freely.---- Palau 31180: calling for 76 pp. and giving Amsterdam as place of publication. Brunet I, 1019: without collation. BL, @Seventeenth-Century Italian, I, 118 (giving Venice as place of publication). HSA p. 68: also suggesting Amsterdam as place of publication. Robert H. Williams, @Boccalini in Spain pp. 1-9. Not in Salvá. Not in Heredia, which lists a later edition. NUC: ICN, MiU. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historia del regno di Voxu del Giapone, dell?antichita, nobilta, e valore del suo re Idate Masamune... E dell?ambasciate c?ha inviata alla S.ta di N. S. Papa Paolo V, e delli suoi successi, con altre varie cose di edificatione, e gusto spir

      Very rare FIRST EDITION of this critical source for THE SECOND JAPANESE MISSION TO EUROPE of 1614, a Franciscan public relations event that sought to repeat the success of the first mission of 1585?"which had been brilliantly engineered by their rivals the Jesuits?"and to inspire financial and political support. The number of publications produced by the Franciscans concerning Japan is small compared to those by Jesuits. Although the results of the embassy for the mission back in Japan were negligible, the trip nonetheless deserves an important place in the history of East-West exchange. The embassy was masterminded by the Franciscan missionary Luis Sotelo (1574-1624), active in Japan since 1603. In 1613, when persecution of all Christians began to increase in Japan, he was thrown into jail in Edo, slated for martyrdom. The intervention of the daimyo of Oshu, Date Masamune, an ally of the Tokagawas in Northern Japan, prevented this, and an embassy to Europe was soonafter envisioned. The embassy set out in October of 1613 with the daimyo?s representative and a large retinue of Japanese merchants and attendants (roughly 68 persons according to Lach). After stops in Manila and Acapulco, the embassy proceeded to Mexico City; roughly half of the original party disembarked there, with the remainder arriving in Seville in October of 1614."Shortly after their arrival a brief Relacion was published which purported to summarize an edict by Date establishing the Christian faith in ?all of his kingdom? and ordering the dispatch of his ambassador to Spain in the company of Sotelo, a native Sevillian. The ambassador presented a letter from Date to the city as well as token gifts of a sword and a poniard. In the letter, Date indicated his desire to introduce Christianity to his realm and asked for shipbuilders and pilots to be sent to him who might help establish an annual voyage between Seville and Sendai, his major port. Once the welcoming festivities ended, the embassy hurried on to Madrid and a reception by Philip III on Dec. 20, 1614. From Date the king received a letter, similar in content to the letter addressed to Seville, five Japanese utensils as gifts, and proposed articles of agreement as the basis for a treaty. Philip?s reaction to the proposal for a treaty of perpetual friendship was a polite refusal to commit himself. While the embassy toured in Italy during 1615-16, news began reaching Spain about the renewal in 1612-14 of the attacks upon Christianity in Japan" (Lach, Asia, III.1.331-32). The present work gives an account of all of the events described above, along with a general introduction to the region, and includes the text of the ruler?s edicts and letters in Italian and Latin (pp. 33-34, 65-66), the text of an oration made by a Franciscan during the papal presentation, as well as the text of the official papal response.OCLC records three American copies: NYPL, the Bell Library and University of Washington. We find no record for another copy of this work in first edition on the market in many years, though the German translation published two years later (1617) has surfaced recently.* Alt-Japan 58; Piantanida 1363; Brunet I.222; Graesse I.97; Lach, Asia in the Making of Europe III.1.331-32; C. Meriwether, "A Sketch of the Life of Date Masamune and an Account of his Embassy to Rome," Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan, 1st Series, XXI (1893-94), 1-105..

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        Histoire Romaine continuée depuis la fondation de la Ville de Rome jusques à l'Empire de Tybere. Mise en nostre langue par le commandement du Roy, et dédiée à sa Majesté. Par F. Nicolas Coeffeteau, son Prédicateur ordinaire.

      A Paris, en la boutique de Nivelle, chez Sébastien Cramoisy, 1615. - in-8. 16ff. 489pp. (i.e. 519). 10ff. Plein maroquin olive, dos à nerfs, plats et entrenerfs richement ornés d'un semis doré de fleur de lys, tranches dorées, gardes doublées de papier à la cuve (reliure de l'époque, petits accrocs aux coiffes). Edition Originale de l'une des traductions les plus influentes de la littérature française du 17e siècle. Nicolas Coeffeteau (1571-1623), natif du Maine, fut notamment prédicateur de Henri IV puis de Louis XIII et c'est à la demande de ce dernier, alors âgé de treize ans, qu'il composa cet ouvrage qui eut immédiatement le plus grand succès. "De toutes les traductions que vit éclore cette période de notre littérature, aucun n'eut autant de réputation que celle de Florus, que publia Coeffeteau en 1615. (Il) estimait cette traduction le plus beau de tous ses ouvrages. Il l'avait soignée avec une sorte de prédilection, luttant d'élégance avec l'original" (Charles Urbain). Cette première édition datée de 1615 est très rare. Fenètre réparée anciennement dans le blanc de la page de titre. Charmant exemplaire en reliure de l'époque fleurdelysée. L'exemplaire conservé à la Bibliothèque Nationale de France est relié en maroquin olive aux armes de Louis XIII. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historia del regno di Voxu del Giapone, dell’antichita, nobilta, e valore del suo re Idate Masamune. E dell’ambasciate c’ha inviata alla S.ta di N. S. Papa Paolo V, e delli suoi successi, con altre varie cose di edificatione, e gusto spirituale dei lettori.

      Rome Giacomo Mascardi 1615. - Very rare FIRST EDITION of this critical source for THE SECOND JAPANESE MISSION TO EUROPE of 1614, a Franciscan public relations event that sought to repeat the success of the first mission of 1585—which had been brilliantly engineered by their rivals the Jesuits—and to inspire financial and political support. The number of publications produced by the Franciscans concerning Japan is small compared to those by Jesuits. Although the results of the embassy for the mission back in Japan were negligible, the trip nonetheless deserves an important place in the history of East-West exchange. The embassy was masterminded by the Franciscan missionary Luis Sotelo (1574-1624), active in Japan since 1603. In 1613, when persecution of all Christians began to increase in Japan, he was thrown into jail in Edo, slated for martyrdom. The intervention of the daimyo of Oshu, Date Masamune, an ally of the Tokagawas in Northern Japan, prevented this, and an embassy to Europe was soonafter envisioned. The embassy set out in October of 1613 with the daimyo’s representative and a large retinue of Japanese merchants and attendants (roughly 68 persons according to Lach). After stops in Manila and Acapulco, the embassy proceeded to Mexico City; roughly half of the original party disembarked there, with the remainder arriving in Seville in October of 1614."Shortly after their arrival a brief Relacion was published which purported to summarize an edict by Date establishing the Christian faith in ‘all of his kingdom’ and ordering the dispatch of his ambassador to Spain in the company of Sotelo, a native Sevillian. The ambassador presented a letter from Date to the city as well as token gifts of a sword and a poniard. In the letter, Date indicated his desire to introduce Christianity to his realm and asked for shipbuilders and pilots to be sent to him who might help establish an annual voyage between Seville and Sendai, his major port. Once the welcoming festivities ended, the embassy hurried on to Madrid and a reception by Philip III on Dec. 20, 1614. From Date the king received a letter, similar in content to the letter addressed to Seville, five Japanese utensils as gifts, and proposed articles of agreement as the basis for a treaty. Philip’s reaction to the proposal for a treaty of perpetual friendship was a polite refusal to commit himself. While the embassy toured in Italy during 1615-16, news began reaching Spain about the renewal in 1612-14 of the attacks upon Christianity in Japan" (Lach, Asia, III.1.331-32). The present work gives an account of all of the events described above, along with a general introduction to the region, and includes the text of the ruler’s edicts and letters in Italian and Latin (pp. 33-34, 65-66), the text of an oration made by a Franciscan during the papal presentation, as well as the text of the official papal response.OCLC records three American copies: NYPL, the Bell Library and University of Washington. We find no record for another copy of this work in first edition on the market in many years, though the German translation published two years later (1617) has surfaced recently. * Alt-Japan 58; Piantanida 1363; Brunet I.222; Graesse I.97; Lach, Asia in the Making of Europe III.1.331-32; C. Meriwether, "A Sketch of the Life of Date Masamune and an Account of his Embassy to Rome," Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan, 1st Series, XXI (1893-94), 1-105. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ampitheatrum aeternae providenticae divino - magicum. Christiano - physicum, nec non astrologico - catholicum. Adversus veteres philosophos, atheos, epicureos, peripateticus, et stoicos...

      apud Viduam Antonii de Harsy 1615 Ampitheatrum aeternae providenticae divino - magicum. Christiano - physicum, nec non astrologico - catholicum. Adversus veteres philosophos, atheos, epicureos, peripateticus, et stoicos... Vanini, Giulio Cesare. Lugduni, apud Viduam Antonii de Harsy, 1615. In - 8°, pieno marocchino cilindrato recente di stile antico, dorso a 5 nervi con titolo e ricche decorazioni in oro, triplo riquadro sui piani, taglio dorato. (24), 336, (8) pp., testatine, capilettera e finalini, il tutto inciso in rame. Bell' esemplare dell' edizione originale di quest' opera rarissima. Il Vanini (1585 - 1619), frate carmelitano apostata, di tendenze panteiste, fu condannato come bestemmiatore e ateo al taglio della lingua e al rogo in Francia. Esaltato poi come libero pensatore, detestato come ateo, annoverato fra gli scettici e i libertini. Brunet, V, 1075. Caillet, 11028: Extrèmament rare... Dorbon, 5060: Rarissima édition originale... Peignot, Dictionnaire des livres condamnés au feu, II, p. 174.

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        Mirrour of Mercie Or The Prodigals Conuersion Briefely, And Learnedly Expounded, And Full Of Comfortable Consolations For All Penitent Sinners [A Mirror of Mercy; or the Prodigal's Conversion Briefly and Learnedly Expounded, and Full ... (Truncated)

      Printed by Edward Griffin for John Budge, 1615, Leather, Book Condition: Very Good, First editionFull Book Title: Mirrour of Mercie Or The Prodigals Conuersion Briefely, And Learnedly Expounded, And Full Of Comfortable Consolations For All Penitent Sinners [A Mirror of Mercy; or the Prodigal's Conversion Briefly and Learnedly Expounded, and Full of Comfortable Consolations for All Penitend Sinners]A Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing thus, being a variant of the original 1614 edition, of this treatise on Luke 15: 11-24, with an introduction (titled as an "Epistle" by William Cooper, followed by the Lucian verses to be treated by Cooper, and, of course, with the large majority of the 272 pages devoted to Cooper's treatment of the verses commonly known as The Parable of the Prodigal Son.William Cooper [sometimes known as Couper or Cowper] (1568-1619), a prominent figure in the Church of his day, served as Bishop of Galloway (Scotland) and Dean of the Chapter Royal. He was sent to the Tower of London by King James I to prevail upon Andrew Meville, the Scottish scholar, theologian, and religious reformer, to change certain of his views to which the King was opposed and for which the King had imprisoned him, but was unable to move Meville from his position. In his The Historie of the Kirk of Scotland [The History of the Church of Scotland], David Calderwood described Cooper as "...a man filled with self-conceate, and impatient of anie contradiction, more vehement in the wrong course than ever he was fervent in the right, wherein he seemed to be fervent enough. He made his residence in the Canongate, neere to the Chapell Royall, whereof he was deane, and went sometimes but once in two years till his diocese. When he went he behaved himself verie imperiouslie". John Spottiswoode, Archbishop of St. Andrews, Primate of all Scotland, and a historian of that land, said of Cooper that he "affected too much the applause of the people". The copy offered here is in Very Good condition, with some wear to the binding and the presumed once to have been present overhand of the front cover lacking and the overhang showing some splitting, moderate hole to the upper rear cover, spine head overhang worn off and spine tail overhang showing wear. The pages show some darkening at the edges and the front and rear pages are darkened from having been adjacent to the covers but remain quite legible. The final leaf of text is lacking. The spine carries a handwritten title for the book. (A diminutive volume, the book stands approximately 4 7/8 inches high and measures approximately 2 13/16 inches across the front.) The work is quite scarce with WorldCat locating only one copy of the 1614 edition and one copy of the 1615 edition. Our search of the auction records reveals no copies having come to auction. A quite scarce, and indeed perhaps even RARE, copy of this work by an important and notable 17th Century Churchman treating one of the most famous passages of the Christian Scriptures. QUITE SCARCE INDEED.

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        Het Ampt der Kerckendienaren. Midtsgaders de authoriteyt, ende opsicht, die een Hooghe Christelicke Overheydt daer over toecompt. Waerin sekere nader bedenckinghen van dese gheheele saecke uyt Godts Woordt worden ghestelt, maer insonderheyt over het Tractaet des E. I. Wtenbogaerts, van het ampt ende authoriteyt eener Hoogher Christelicker Overheyt in Kerckelicke saecken.

      Middelburg, Adriaen vanden vivere 1615. (8) 215 (1) p. Opnieuw gebonden half oud Perkament, 4° (achterzijde titelpagina geplakt, plaatselijk vochtvlekken. Uiterst zeldzaam werk van de bekende Antonius Waleus, 1573-1639, lid van de Dordtse Synode, vertaler en revisor van het Nieuwe Testament, SGT-W25).

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        Sammelband mit 5 Schriften

      Neustadt, J. Knuber (d. i. Halle, Krusicke), 1615 - 1618.. Prgt. d. Zt. 4°. I. Kirchen Oder Hauspostill Uber die Sontags und fürnembsten Fest Evangelien durchs gantze Jahr/ auß dem rechten Catholischen und Apostolischen Grunde und Brunnen Israelis vorgetragen und geprediget. 1617. 3 Tle. 6 Bll., 240 S. (SS. 39/40 handschriftl. ersetzt), 1 w. Bl., 382 S., 99 S. - VD17 23:631309U. - II. Theologia Weigelii. Das ist: Offentliche Glaubens Bekändtnüß deß Weyland Ehrwürdigen/ durch die dritte Mentalische oder Intellectualische PfingstSchule Erleuchteten Mannes. 1618. Mit gest. Portrait (bis zur Einfassung beschnitten, aufgezogen und zu Beginn des Sammelbandes gebunden). 56 num. Bll. - VD17 3:004373K. - III. Dialogus de Christianismo: Das ist/ Ein Christliches/ hochwichtiges/ unnd nothwendiges Colloquium, oder Gespräche/ dreyer fürnembsten Personen in der Welt/ als Auditoris, Concionatoris und Mortis. Wie der Mensch von Gott gelehret/ auß Gott wider geborn/ mit Christo leibhafftig/ innerlich und eusserlich vereyniget/ selig und gerecht werde/ und nicht ausserhalb ihme. 1618. 119 S. - VD17 1:072839V. - IV. Gnothi Sauton (graece). Nosce reipsum. Zeiget und weiset dahin/ daß der Mensch sey ein Microcosmus, das gröste Werck Gottes/ unter dem Himmel. Er sey die kleine Welt, unnd tregt alles in ihme, was da finden wird, in Himmel und Erden, und auch darüber. 2 Tle. (Der zweite Tl. mit dem Titel): Heisset Astrologia Theologizata, Auff den Andern Theil des Menschen die Seel nemblichen/ so auß dem firmament formieret/ geführet und gestellet. 1618. 1 Bl., 125 S., 3 Bll., 112 (recte 111) S., 1 w. Bl. - VD17 23:271875R und 3:004368R. Es erschien noch ein dritter Teil. - V. Der Güldene Griff/ Das ist/ Alle Ding ohne Irrthumb zu erkennen/ vielen Hochgelehrten unbekandt/ unnd doch allen Menschen nothwendig zuwissen. 1616. Mit 3 Textholzschnitten. 79 S. - VD17 3:004375Z. ---- Interessanter Sammelband mit 5 sehr seltenen Schriften des Theosophen und Mystikers Valentin Weigel (1533-1588), zu dessen Anhängern auch Jakob Böhme gerechnet wird. Alle Titel hinlänglich bei Julius Otto Opel (Valentin Weigel, Leipzig 1864) beschrieben. Vgl. zu Weigel auch ADB XLI, 472 und Ziegenfuss II, 844f. - Insgesamt recht gutes Exemplar!

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