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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. - 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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        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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        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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        Les Délices de la poésie françoise, ou recueil des plus beaux vers de ce temps

      Chez Toussainct du Bray 1615 In - 8 (18,4 x 12,4 cm), (4) ff. - 1080 pp., reliure plein maroquin bleu marine janséniste, dos à cinq nerfs, double filet de coupes, dentelle et filets intérieurs, tranches dorées (reliure signée Huser). Edition originale rare de cette anthologie de la poésie française du XVIe et du début XVIIe s., contenant des poèmes de Jacques Davy du Perron, Jean Bertaut, François de Malherbe, Nicolas Vauquelin des Yveteaux, Honoré d'Urfé, Adrien de Monluc, François de Cauvigny de Colomby, Pierre Motin, Pierre Forget Chevalier Sieur de la Picardière, Pierre d'Avity, Jean de Lingendes, de l'Espine, Raoul Callier, François Maynard, Charles de Piard Sieur d'Infrainville et de Touvant, De Bellan, Daniel Dumonstier, Bonnet (neveu de Motin), Louis de Chabans Sieur du Maine, Vital d'Audiguier et de l'auteur, François de Rosset. Texte imprimé en italique. Très bel exemplaire. / / Octavo (18,4 x 12,4 cm), (4) ff. - 1080 pp., jansenist binding dark blue full morocco, spine raised on five bands, double fillet on turns - in, dentelle and fillets Inside, gilt edges (binding signed Huser). Rare first edition of this anthology of 16th and early 17th century french poetry, containing poems by Jacques Davy du Perron, Jean Bertaut, François de Malherbe, Nicolas Vauquelin des Yveteaux, Honoré d'Urfé, Adrien de Monluc, François de Cauvigny de Colomby, Pierre Motin, Pierre Forget Chevalier Sieur de la Picardière, Pierre d'Avity, Jean de Lingendes, de l'Espine, Raoul Callier, François Maynard, Charles de Piard Sieur d'Infrainville et de Touvant, De Bellan, Daniel Dumonstier, Bonnet (neveu de Motin), Louis de Chabans Sieur du Maine, Vital d'Audiguier and by the author, François de Rosset. Text is printed in italic letters. Very nice copy.

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        [Greek title]: Loukianou Samosateos philosophou ta Sozomena. [Latin title]: Luciani Samosatensis philosophi Opera Omnia Quae Extant. Cum Latina doctiss. virorum interpretatione. I. Bourdelotivs cum regijs codd. aliisque MSS. contulit, emendauit, suppleuit. Adiectae sunt eiusdem Bourdelotii, Theodori Marcilii ... Gilberti Cognati notae. Cum indice locupletissimo, in quo omnia in hoc opere notatu digna deprehenduntur. [PRINTED ON LARGE PAPER]

      Paris: Julian Bertault, 1615. First edition thus. LARGE PAPER COPY, ruled in red. Folio (423 x 273 mm) bound in original French red morocco "aux armes," elaborately gold tooled ornamental sprays at corners (hinges and corners worn), all edges gilt; text somewhat browned). Pagination: [28], 1158, [18], 52, [42] pp. Collation: a6 e8 A-5D6 5E-5F4 [para]4 2A-2F4 2G2 a-c6 d4 = COMPLETE. Bertault's large printer's device on title-page. Endleaves: Nicolas Le Be, of Troy. First Edition as edited by Jean Bourdelot, considered by George Crabb (Universal Historical Dictionary) to have been THE BEST OF ALL EARLY EDITIONS, beautifully printed in Latin and Greek, with copious notes. Ours is one of the rare copies printed on LARGE PAPER (42 x 27 cm, compared to ordinary copies which generally measure 35 x 21 cm). Copies on Large Paper were known to both Dibdin and Moss, both of whom were unable to actually examine one. Ours comes from the famous library of the Earl of Sunderland (sold at Sotheby's, Bibliotheca Sunderlandiana, 3rd Portion, 26 July 1882 lot 7657, to Grevel for £3.15.0) where is was described "aux armes" but not identified. These may be described thusly: une aigle au vol abaisse, surmontant une croix ancree, fixant au canton dextre un soleil accostee de deux croissants affrontes. * "A well printed, and accurate edition, compiled by the Editor, when a young man, and does very great credit to his critical abilities; besides the notes of Bourdelot, which are very concise and chiefly critical; it contains some by Micyllus, Guerinus, Marcilius, and Cognatus. It is very highly and justly esteemed by critics" (SOURCE: Moss vol. II, p. 262). See also Hoffmann vol. II, p. 537 and Dibdin vol. II, p. 57 (calling this a "very elegant and respectable" edition). F. van der Haeghen, Bibliotheca Erasmiana, ser. 2, p. 41. * We have seen an almost identical binding, with the same arms, and employing the same tools, in the (unique?) 1903 catalogue of the bindings collected by Robert James Sells at Tunbridge Wells.

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        FACETIAE FACETIARUM, hoc est, Joco-Seriorum Fasciculus, Exhibens Varia Variorum Auctorum Scripta, non tam lectu iucunda & iocosa, amoena & amanda, quam lectu vere digna & utilia [etc.].

      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. ad Moenum Frankfort (Francfort) 1615 in 16 (13x7,8cm) iv. 452pp. Un Vol. relié

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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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        VIDA, I MARAVILLOSAS VIRTUDES DE DOÑA SANCHA CARRILLO .

      Imp. Alonso Rodríguez Gamarra. Sevilla, 1615 - . 24 cm. [8] 124 fol. [6] pág. Sign.: 4, A-P8, Q4. Salto del 98 a 102 pero texto completo. Texto en orla. Escudo de los jesuitas en las dos portadas, frisos, capitulares y "culs-de-lampe" xilográficos. Enc. en pergamino de época deslucido. Pérdida de papel en la 1ª hoja de índices sin afectar el texto. * Biografía de Sancha Carrillo (Córdoba, 1512 - Écija, 1537), de la familia de los señores de Guadalcázar. Fue dama de la reina Isabel de Portugal, esposa de Carlos V. Fue discípula de Juan de Ávila. Llegó a tener dirección espiritual con él, alcanzando grandes virtudes de santidad. Des del siglo XVII, se le tiene devoción en Écija por la Hermandad del Silencio. Des del folio 50, con portada propia: Vida de Doña Ana Ponce de Leon Condesa de Feria, Monja en santa Clara de Montilla. Con vna breve relacion de la del Conde Don Pedro su marido i de Doña Catalina Fernandez de Cordova Marquesa de Priego su hija. Es la biografía de Ana Ponce de León condesa de Feria (Marchena, 1527-Montilla, 1601) casada con D. Pedro Fernández de Córdoba y Figueroa, IV Conde de Feria y Marques de Priego. Para conmemorar el nacimiento de su esposa instituyó la fiesta de la Santa Cruz en el año 1545. Tras la muerte de su marido ingresó en el convento de Santa Clara de Montilla, donde se hizo monja y discípula del padre Juan de Ávila.CCPB000945803-4. OCLC 807847496. Hagiografia, miracles, martiris i profecies Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Amphitheatrum aeternae providentiae divino-magicum. Christiano-Physicum, nec non Astrologo-Catholicum. Adversus veteres Philosophos, Atheos, Epicureos, Peripateticos, & Stoicos (.).

      - Lugduni, Apud Viduam Antonii de Harsy [Lyon, Veuve Antoine de Harsy], 1615. In-8, plein maroquin olive, dos à nerf richement orné de caissons cloisonnés et fleuronnés, double pièce de titre de maroquin havane, triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats, filet sur les coupes, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées, protégé sous étui de cartonnage marbré (rel. ca 1770 "Derôme Le jeune"), (1) f., (22), 336 p. et (8) f. d'index et errata, bandeau, lettrines et culs de lampe Edition originale de ce livre qui valut à l’auteur d'être arrêté, jugé et brûlé vif la langue tranchée, à l'âge de 34 ans. Véritable brûlot, l’ouvrage est de ceux qui ont contribué à jeter les bases de la philosophie moderne. "Habileté dialectique, force de dénigrement, indépendance vis-à-vis de ses maîtres, connaissance étendue des systèmes les plus divers, malice enfin. L'Amphitheatrum, plus qu'un bréviaire d'athéisme, est une revue des différents systèmes et un document inestimable sur l'état de la spéculation au début du XVIIe siècle". "Cet impie dont le hurlement blasphémateur, traversant les années, semble avoir, jusqu'à l'apogée dévot du règne de Louis XIV, bouleversé les cœurs des fidèles, empli de terreur les défenseurs de la foi et atteint comme une menace dans leur retraite prudente les incrédules" (Pintard, 'Libertinage érudit', p. 20). Né près de Naples, Vanini étudia la théologie, la, médecine, le droit et la philosophie en Italie; il entra dans les ordres et parcourut l'Europe en propageant une doctrine qui évolua vers l'athéisme. Venu à Paris, puis à Toulouse pour y continuer son enseignement, il y fut arrêté. Convaincu d'athéisme, de blasphème et de sorcellerie mais aussi d’homosexualité et de corruption de mœurs, il fut condamné à avoir la langue tranchée et à être brûlé, le 9 février 1619, sur la place du Salin à Toulouse; ses cendres furent jetées au vent. Il resta, devant la mort fidèle à ses convictions, repoussa le crucifix en proclamant que Dieu n'existe pas et que la mort n'est que l'antichambre du néant. L'ouvrage fut poursuivi et détruit, "rarissime" selon Dorbon. (Brunet, V, 1075. Caillet, 11028. Dorbon, 5060. Peignot, 'Livres condamnés', II, 174. Thorndike VI, 568-573. Wellcome, 6485). Provenances: baron de Caule, avec ex-libris ancien gravé. Bibliothèque de la demeure d'Auchincruive en Ecosse et "Mortimer L. Schiff" avec son ex-libris doré sur cuir. Petite restauration de papier au f. 9. Quelques rousseurs. Très bel exemplaire dans une reliure de maroquin olive de Nicolas-Denis Derôme dit "Derôme jeune", le plus célèbre représentant de la dynastie des relieurs, avec sa petite étiquette imprimée: "Relié par Derôme le Jeune rue St Jacques au-dessus de St Benoist". [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Archimedes opera quae extant.

      Claude Morellum 1615 Title in red and black with printer?s device, ornamental initials, head - and tailpieces, woodcut mathematical diagrams throughout. Greek, Roman and Italic type. Contemporary calf, rebacked; inner margins of last dozen leaves waterstained, otherwise a very nice copy with contemporary annotations and the contemporary ownership signature of Thomas Willughby on the title page. The complete works of Archimedes, the first edition edited by David Rivault. It contains all Archimedes? monumental contributions to science: his discovery of the principle of specific gravity and methods for calculating the centres, circle measurements, the quadrature of the parabola and spirals, techniques of analysis, his theoretical work on mechanics and hydrostatics, an approximation of the value of , and his treatment of the numeration of large numbers. Archimedes of Syracuse (c. 287 - 212 BC) was the finest scientist and mathematician of the ancient world. He created mechanics and was a pioneer in the fields of statics and hydrostatics. According to Gauss, Archimedes had only Newton as a mathematical equal.

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        Diarium historicum, Darinnen Deß Heyligen Reichs Statt Franckfortt am Mäyn gefährlicher Uffstandt und schwüriges Unwesen (2 Teile in 1)

      Frankfurt, Grönern, 1615/16.. wie dasselbige die Jahr hero von Tag zu Tag von den Uhranhebern unnd Haupt-Räthlinsfühern geübt und vortgetrieben worden ordentlich verzeichnet ist. Titel in rot und schwarz, Titelvignette, 380 Seiten, Halbpergamentband des 18. Jahrhunderts, 30 x 20 cm,. Einband berieben und angestaubt, innen teils gebräunt. Chronik des berühmt-berüchtigten "Fettmilch-Aufstandes" der in der Plünderung des Judenviertels in Frankfurt gipfelte. Der seltene Anhang (Seite 337 bis 380) u.a. mit der Beschreibung der Exekution von Vinzenz Fettmilch und sechs weiterer Rädelsführer am 28. Februar 1615 auf dem Rossmarkt.

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        Concordantie der Heyligher Schrifturen ofte Vergaderinge van de ghelijckluydende spreuken, woorden, gheschiedenissen ende t'samenstemmende plaetsen der Heyligher schrifturen. Ordentlijck ende leerachtich te samen ghestelt.

      Hoorn, Zacharias Cornelisz. 1615. (XXXVIII, 2) 1056 p. Opnieuw gebonden oud Perkament met stempels en linten, Folio (titelpagina in kopie, uiterst zeldzame Concordantie van Twisk, 1566-1636, waarin niet alleen op woorden maar ook op begrippen, namen en omschrijvingen gezocht kan worden, dus een goede aanvulling op Trommius. Twisk was Doopsgezind leraar in Hoorn, geschiedschrijver en dichter van geestelijke liederen en psalmvertalingen. Mennonite Encyclopedia IV, 757-759).

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        S. Asteri Episcopi amaseae homiliae Graecè & Latinè nunc primùm editae Philippo Rubenio interprete

      Antverpiae: Ex Officina Plantiniana, apud viduam & filios Ioannis Moreti 4to (24.13 cm, 9.5"). [6] ff., 284, pp., [2] ff.. 1615 First edition. A multi-part memorial volume from the Plantin–Moretus press in honor of Philippe Rubens (1574–1611), brother of the famed artist, whose Greek and Latin rendition of the Homilies by Asterius, Bishop of Amasia (ca. 375–405), occupies the first section of the text, here in Greek and Latin printed in double columns. Little is known about Asterius, Bishop of Amasea, and there has been much scholarly debate regarding exactly which homilies should be attributed to his authorship and which to other early Christians, including Asterius the Sophist; the Catholic Encyclopedia online says his works provide "valuable material to the Christian archaeologist." The second section here includes verses Rubens composed in the later years prior to his death in 1611 and dedicated to illustrious members of his circle including the humanist Justus Lipsius, Janus Woverius, and Peter Paul Rubens and Isabelle Brant, who married in 1609. BrantÂ’s father, Jan, composed the introductory letter to the reader. The volume was published at the request of Cardinal Ascanius Columnas in an edition of => only 750 copies, and was printed at Antwerp at the press of MoretusÂ’ widow and sons with the famous Plantin device appearing in two versions (engraved, to the title, and woodcut, to the final recto). A full-page engraved funeral portrait of Rubens engraved by Cornelius Galle => after Peter Paul Rubens signals the beginning of the third section, in which Jan Brant records the life of his son-in-lawÂ’s brother and transcribes his epitaph. Even Balthasar Moretus contributes an epigram in honor of the deceased . In the fourth section, RubensÂ’ own orations and selected letters appear, i.a. his funeral oration to Philip II of Spain. Josse DeRycke contributed the final funerary tribute. Done up in fully elegant Plantin–Moretus style, the volume has in addition to its careful typography and full-page plate and devices been lavished throughout with two-line block initials and four-line historiated woodcut initials; also, it offers several intricate woodcut tailpieces. Searches of NUC Pre-1956 and WorldCat locate only eight copies in U.S. institutions, one of which has been deaccessioned; most are => not in obvious places. Period-style full brown calf, covers framed in blind double fillets, spine with gilt-stamped red leather title-label, raised bands with blind tooling extending onto covers. With a few odd spots to the text only, this is a => remarkably fine, crisp copy. All edges green.

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        Luciani Samosatensis Philosoph Opera Omnia Quae Extant

      Paris: Julianum Bertault, 1615. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Full contemporary calf worn and rebacked, hinges cracked, loss to leather at fore-edge, but binding sound overall. Gilt decoration to center of each board. Small tear to the title page in the gutter with some loss, title slightly creased and soiled. Light foxing and browning but generally clean internally. Attractively printed in Greek and Latin with large margins. [24],1158,[17],52,[42]p. Graesse IV 278 Includes his famous satyrical piece "Dialogues of the Dead" and his biography of the philosopher Demonax (now suspected to be an invention of Lucian). Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Poetry; Literature & Literary. Inventory No: 045209.

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        ITINERARIO, OVERO NOVA DESCRITTIONE DE' VIAGGI PRINCIPALI D'ITALIA Nella quale si ha piena notitia di tutte le cose più notabili, & degne d'esser vedute di Andrea Scoto. Novamente tradotto dal latino in lingua italiana, & accresciuto di molte cose, che nel latino non si contengono.

      Vicenza, appresso Francesco Bolzetta, 1615. In-24 gr. (mm. 143x95) - 3 parti in 1 vol. - mz. pelle ottocentesca, fregi e tit. oro al dorso, pp. (10),20, 1 c.b., 153 cc.num., 1 c.b.; 112 cc.num.; 72 cc.num.; marca tipografica ai 3 frontesp., testat. e iniziali ornate, tutto in xilografia. La I parte descrive l'Italia settentrionale e parte di quella centrale (al fine sta scritto: In Vicenza, nella Stamparia di Dominico Amadio Libraro all'Ancora) - La II parte è dedicata alla descrizione di Roma (curioso il cenno sul conservarsi sano in Roma e sulle qualità dei vini che vi si bevono) - La III parte riguarda un viaggio da Roma a Napoli, da Napoli a Pozzuoli e ritorno a Tivoli, con l'aggiunta di Frà Girolamo Capugnano; in fine una poesia in lingua italiana sulle città d'Italia. "Mancano le tavole f.t.". Cfr. Cat. Piantanida,1367: "Interessante guida, assai diffusa nel '600 e '700.. L'opera risultò più tardi scritta da Francesco Scotti, senatore di Anversa, e non da Andrea suo fratello. La I ediz. di questa traduz. è di Venezia, 1610" - Cat. of the British Library,II, p. 835. Queste due bibliogr. non citano l?'esistenza di tavv. f.t. che sono invece precisate da Fossati Bellani,I,308 e da Borroni,II,3051(9). Corto del marg. sup., altrim. esempl. ben conservato.

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        The Bible:

      London: Robert Barker, 1615 Geneva KJB, 1615. In c1780 full reversed calf with clasp and adornments. Spine, raised bands, no title. Internally, c1780 endpapers, verso to clasp shows Hanmer Esq (poss William Hanmer, of Hanmer Flintshire?), heart shaped 1 title page (only) with surrounding ornaments - repaired tear at corner with some loss, verso with a prayer, [2], [2] dedication & profit, [2] 1-34 Genealogies, [6], [1] ff, 2-433, [2] ff blanks, 441-554 leaves, [2] ll blank Two right profitable and fruitful concordances, Robert Barker, collected by RFH (Robert F Herrey), 1615, [2], A2-L2, double columns, marginal printing, some light browning at edges. Lacks the leaves between 433 & 441, and the Speed map. A very good copy. (Darlow p146?).

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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.

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        Litterae iaponicae annorum M.DC.IX et X. ad R. admodum piae mem. P. Claudium Aquavivam generalem praepositum Societatis Iesu A.R.P. Provinciali eiusdem in Iapone Societ. missae. Ex italicis Latinae factae ab And. Schotto.

      Antwerp: Petrus & Joannes Bellerus, 1615 - Octavo (162 × 102 mm). Modern vellum to style, tan morocco label. Ex-British Library copy, "British Museum Sale Duplicate 1787", ink-stamp verso of the title page only, light browning, occasional cropping of the shoulder-notes in the prefatory matter, and into the running titles of the text, but a very good copy. Woodcut printer's device on title, woodcut initials. Second Latin edition of this relation concerning the Jesuit mission to Japan during the years 1609 and 1610, the first Italian edition was published by Bartolomeo Zanetti in Rome, 1615, and the first Latin edition, translated by Halloix, appeared in Douai, 1615. The report was addressed to the Superior General of the order, Claudio Acquaviva (1543-1615) by Padre João Rodrigues Girão, or Giram (1558-1633), who "entered the Society of Jesus on in 1576, and in 1583 began his missionary labours in Japan. His work was facilitated by his winning the esteem of the Emperor Taicosama. He studied the Japanese language ardently, and is particularly known for his efforts to make it accessible to the Western nations. His Japanese grammar ranks among the important linguistic productions of the Jesuit missionaries. Published at Nagasaki in 1604 under the title Arte da lingoa de Japam" (Catholic Encyclopaedia). Rodrigues Girão was responsible for a number of similar letters, down to that for 1626. Acquaviva presided over the stabilization of the Jesuit missions in India and Japan, and expansions into China, and the Americas, but the situation in Japan was to change drastically with the elevation of Tokugawa Iemitsu to the shogunate. Uncommon, with just two copies in Germany, two in the Netherlands, and one copy in the United States, at Rutgers. Cordier, Japonica, 268; Alt-Japan-Katalog 1311; De Backer & Sommervogel VI, 1972, 7.

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        Vue de la Nouvelle Yorck (Collection des Prospects)

      Augsburg: L'Academie Imperiale d'Empire des Arts Libereaux. unbound. very good. Lazelt, Balth. Frederic. Engraved view of New York with modern hand coloring. Image measures 12" x 15.5". An "optic view" print originally meant to be projected and seen through optic viewing device (therefore, the title printed on the page is backwards). Includes a description in both German and French which loosely translates to: "New York, a city in North America on the Island named Manhattan at the mouth of the Hudson River, which was first settled by the Dutch in 1615 and called New Amsterdam. In 1666 it was taken over by the British and named New York." Although the print is clearly entitled "New York", it was common practice in the eighteenth century to present stock prints of European cities as whatever subject was sought. It is unclear if this particular piece is in fact a view of New York, or of another city.

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