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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.

      [Bookseller: SessaBks, A Division of the Philadelphia]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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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?).

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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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).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat De Roo]
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        Les Hieroglyphiques de Ian-Pierre Valerian, vulgairement nomme Pierius. Autrement, Commentaires des Lettres et Figures Sacr?es des Aegyptiens & autres Nations. Oeuvre r?duicte en cinquante huict livres ausquels sont adjoincts deux ... (Truncated)

      Paul Frellon, 1615, Cuir / Leather, Book Condition: Very Good Condition / Tr?s bonne Condition, Premi?re Edition / First EditionFull Book Title: Les Hieroglyphiques de Ian-Pierre Valerian, vulgairement nomme Pierius. Autrement, Commentaires des Lettres et Figures Sacr?es des Aegyptiens & autres Nations. Oeuvre r?duicte en cinquante huict livres ausquels sont adjoincts deux autres de Coelius Curio, touchant ce qui est signifi? par les diverses effigies, et pourtraicts des Dieux, et des Hommes. Nouvellement donnez aux Fran?ois, Par I. de Montlyart. Avec un Indice tres-ample.Size: 23cm x 35,5cm, [ENGLISH DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST] // In-folio, (20 ff), 807 pp, (38 ff). Plein veau du temps. (petits accidents aux coiffes; d?but de fente ? un mors sur 5 cm, 3 coins anciennement restaur?s. Quelques rousseurs et mouillures claires). Premi?re ?dition de la traduction fran?aise, abondamment illustr?e de petits bois grav?s, d'un titre-frontispice et d'un portrait. Cet ouvrage, qui tentait d'expliquer l'?criture ?gyptienne par les all?gories, eut une influence consid?rable sur la litt?rature embl?matique et sur la peinture (Philippe de Champaigne, qui poss?dait cette ?dition, en tire sa symbolique des nombres, etc...). Ex-libris grav? Ludovicus Theroulde (XVII?me) et manuscrit Graincourt (XVIII?me). TR?S RARE. Photos disponibles sur demande, Livre

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        De vitis Imperatorum et Caesarum Romanorum, tam occidentalium quam orientalium.

      Johannes Bringervs, Francofurti ad Moenum 1615 - 6 h., inc. portada a dos tintas, 514 pp. y 4 h. de índice. Encuadernación del siglo XVIII en piel, lomo con nervios, tejuelos y profusión de adornos dorados (algo deteriorada por la parte inferior). Fastuosa obra ilustrada con 520 grabados al cobre dentro del texto, representando anverso y reverso de las medallas o monedas propias de cada uno de los períodos de gobierno de otros tantos emperadores romanos, empezando con Julio Cesar y terminando con Cesar Matthias. Cabeceras grabadas en madera. Ejemplar con la portada remarginada en la parte superior y el papel con huellas de oxidación, más acusadas en unas zonas que en otras.

      [Bookseller: Delirium Books · Susana Bardón]
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        DE ABASSINORUM REBUS, DEQUE AETHIOPIAE PATRIARCHIS IOANNE NONIO BARRETO, & ANDREA OVIEDO, LIBRI TRES

      Lugduni: Horatii Cardon, 1615.. [16],414pp. 12mo. Contemporary vellum, manuscript spine title. Front pastedown detached from text block, modern bookplates on front pastedown. Lightly tanned. Very good. Treatise on Ethiopia and the efforts of Jesuit missionaries Barreto and Oviedo, written by fellow Jesuit Nicolao Godinho. Godinho published this work on Ethiopia as a rebuttal to that of Luis de Urreta, published in 1610. An important early description of East Africa.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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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°.

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        Le Antichità Della Città Di Roma

      Venice: Gio. Battista Ciotti, 1615. [Colophon: Venice: Giovanni Varisco & compagni, 1588]. Reprint of the Second Edition Edited by Tommaso Porchacchi of this popular Roman guide book. The rather simple woodcuts depict the ancient architectural monuments of the city. This is an unusual copy, the lower half of the title being neatly supplied before binding, suggesting that Ciotti may have bought copies of the book from Varisco to distribute under his own imprint. See BM STC Italian p. 290. 8vo. ff. 192. numerous full-page woodcuts. woodcut initials. 17th century blind-tooled vellum, overlapping fore-edges (front joint split, lower portion of title with imprint supplied)

      [Bookseller: D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)]
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        HEURES DU ROY LOYS XIII. [bound with] FORMULAIRE DE CONFESSION POUR CEUX QUI FREQUENTENT LES SACREMENTS

      [Paris]: Eustache Foucault, 1615. n. Hardcover. 187 x 114 mm (7 3/8 x 4 1/2"). 39 p.l., 405, [1] pp.; 84 pp., [4] leaves. Without the blank final leaf. Two works in one volume. Refined contemporary reddish-brown armorial morocco, gilt, covers with border formed by double gilt rules enclosed by dotted rolls, oblique fleuron cornerpieces, center panel with "CHV" (or "GHV") cipher at corners and central oval containing two linked "V's" surrounded by four "S" fermé characters; flat spine with panelling similar to that on the cover, remnants of ribbon ties, all edges gilt; spine expertly rebacked with original spine laid down, tips of corners carefully renewed. With 23 Illustrations, comprised of engraved title page with elaborate frame, 12 emblematic illustrations of saints preceding each month of the calendar, and 10 full-page copperplate engravings. First volume printed in black and red. Front pastedown with "HB" bookplate of collector Heribert Boeder. Very light rubbing to joints and extremities, otherwise a fine copy with only trivial imperfections internally and with the expertly restored binding lustrous and showing little wear. This is the scarce sole edition of a Book of Hours prepared for the use of Louis XIII, arranged by His Majesty and codified by his confessor, the celebrated Jesuit, Pierre Coton (1564-1626), offered here in a tastefully understated monogrammed period binding. The calendar leaves are attractively illustrated with circular engravings of major saints whose feast days fall within the individual months (and with zodiacal signs in the corners of the square that encloses each circle). The Offices for the days of the week follow, with the Trinity celebrated on Sunday, the Holy Spirit on Monday, Guardian Angels on Tuesday, the French king Saint Louis on Wednesday, the Holy Sacrament on Thursday, Saints Cosmas and Damian on Friday, and the Blessed Virgin Mary on Saturday, each preceded by a full-page engraving. For two years prior to Henry IV's assassination, Coton had been confessor to the Dauphin, and he continued in this capacity when young Louis ascended to the throne. The second part of our volume provides Coton's forms of confession for those who attend the sacrament. We have been unable to determine the owners whose monograms are on the covers; those owners are similarly unidentified in the Sotheby's auction catalogue for the 21 November 1989 sale, when this volume sold for a hammer price of £850.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Traicté du delict commun et cas privilegié, ou De la puissance légitime des juges séculiers sur les personnes ecclésiastiques. Revueu & augmentée en ceste derniere edition.

      À Dijon, Par Claude Guyot, 1615, - in-12, [16]-209 pp., veau caramel glacé, dos à nerfs cloisonné et orné d'arabesques dorées, titre doré, double filet doré en encadrement sur les plats, double filet doré sur les coupes, guirlande intérieure dorée, tranches dorées (reliure postérieure). Bel exemplaire en dépit de qqs défauts (mors et coiffes frottés, discrètes épidermures, rousseurs). Ex-libris contrecollé sur le contreplat supérieur.Milletot, jurisconsulte français, est mort en 1622. Il fut conseiller au parlement de Dijon. Son traité du délict commun (Dijon, 1611) est un ouvrage que saint François de Sales prisait beaucoup mais qui fut mis à l'index à Rome malgré l'intervention de l'évêque de Genève.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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        Facésieuses paradoxes de Bruscambille, et autre discours

      Thomas Maillard, Rouen 1615 - In 12, plein maroquin rouge, tête et tranches dorées 16 feuillets non chiffrés, 75 feuillets chiffrés. Edition originale, manquent les feuillets 76 et 77, sinon bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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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.].

      ad Moenum 1615 - - ad Moenum, Frankfort (Francfort) 1615, in 16 (13x7,8cm), iv. 452pp., Un Vol. relié. - 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. iv. 452pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Catalogue of the Bishops of England, since the first planting of the Christian Religion etc. etc.

      Thomas Adams, London 1615 - 8vo. Pp (x), 703, errata. (The final 2 leaves misnumbered). Full calf recently re-spined and re-cased with new endpapers. Marginal light water staining. Pages 229/230 damaged but without any loss of text. A sound, tight copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Coustumes Du Bailliage De Vermandois en la Cite, Ville, Baillieue &.

      1615 - Four Scarce Coutumiers from Northern France [France]. [Customary Law]. Coustumes Du Bailliage De Vermandois en la Cite, Ville, Baillieue & Prevoste Foraine de Laon: Mises & Redigees par Escrit, Arrestees & Emologuees en Presence des Gens des Trois Estats Desdits Bailliage & Prevoste, par Nous Christofle de Thou President, Barthelemy Faye, & Iacques Viole Conseillers du Roy en sa Cour de Parlement, & Commissaires a ce par Luy Ordonnes, Au Mois de Novembre 1556. Reims: Chez Simon De Foigny, 1616. [iv], 108, [4] ff. [Bound with] Coustumes de la Cite & Ville de Reims, Villes & Villages Regis Selon Icelles: Redigees par Escrit en Presence des Gens des Trois Estats, par nous Christofle de Thou President, Barthelemy Faye, & Jacques Viole Conseillers du Roy en sa Cour de Parlement, & Commissaires par luy Ordonnes. Reims: Chez Simon de Foigny, 1615. 61 [3] ff. [And] Coustumes de Chaalons, & Ressort Du Siege Dudit Lieu, En Ce Qui Est du Bailliage de Vermandois: Redigees par Escrit, En Presence des Gens des Trois Etats, Par nous Christofle de Thou President, Barthelemy Faye, & Iacques Viole Conseillers du Roy en sa Cour de Parlement, & Commissaires par luy Ordonnes. Rheims: Chez Simon de Foigny, 1615. 33, [1] ff. [And] Les Coustumes du Bailliage de Vitry en Pertois: Redigees & Emologuees par les Trois Estats, en l'an Mil Cinq Cens & Neuf. Reveues & Corrigees par Messire Charles du Molin, Docteur es Droits, Iurisconsulte, & Ancien Advocat en la Cour de Parlement a Paris. Plus y est Adjouste par Ordre Alphabetique un Catalogue & Indice des Villes, Villages, Terres & Seigneuries Subjectes Audict Bailliage, & Reiglees par Ladite Coustume. Reims: Chez Simon & Iean de Foigny Imprimeurs, 1618. 40, [2] ff. Quarto (9" x 6"). Contemporary calf, gilt rules to boards, raised bands, gilt ornaments and title (reading Coustume De Verman) to spine, faint hand-lettered title to head of text block. Light rubbing and staining to boards, extremities bumped and rubbed with some loss to spine ends and corners, a few small pieces lacking from edges, front hinge starting, fragment of early bookplate to front pastedown. Light toning, minor foxing to top margins, light soiling to title pages, small strips cut from bottom margins of two leaves of Laon (for bookmarks?), no loss of text, faint dam [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vitae germanorum philosophorum : qui seculo superiori, et quod excurrit, philosophicis ac humanioribus literis floruerunt. Collecte a Melchiore Adamo.

      Impensis Jonae Rosae. Typis Johannis Lacelloti. 1615 - - Impensis Jonae Rosae. Typis Johannis Lacelloti., Haidelbergae (Heidelberg) 1615, in 8 (19x12cm), (16) 526pp. (8)., relié. - Edition originale. Marque de l'imprimeur sur la page de titre. Absent à Brunet et à Graesse. 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. (16) 526pp. (8). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        FACETIAE FACETIARUM, hoc est, joco-seriorum fasciculus, exhibens varia variorum auctorum scripta, non tam lectu iucunda and iocosa, amoena and amanda, quam lectu vere digna and utilia multisve moralibus ad mores seculi nostri accommodata, illustrata, & adornata.

      ad Moenum,, Francofurti : 1615 - 16mo pp. [iv], 452. Bound in contemporary calf with raised bands and gilt spine. Edges stained red. Title page printed in red and black, Some mid 17th century listings of the book being offered for sale on the front blank, from the library of J. B. Hazard. Contemporary ownership signature on the lower title page. The text is in Latin. The work contains 12 texts of different authors whose titles are sufficiently significant by their disrespectful characters The text is written in Latin and not in vulgar language, while in fact it is a a violent satire against the learned ones and church, (which it did not fool as it placed the book in its index of the prohibited books). Wikipedia: "Frischlin was educated as a scholar of "Tübinger Stift" at the university of Tübingen, where in 1568 he was promoted to the chair of poetry and history. In 1575 for his comedy of Rebecca, which he read at Regensburg before the emperor Maximilian II, he was rewarded with the laureateship, and in 1577 he was made an imperial count palatine (Comes palatinus Caesareus) or Pfalzgraf. In 1582 his unguarded language and reckless life made it necessary that he should leave Tübingen, and he accepted a mastership at Laibach in Carniola (nowadays Ljubljana in Slovenia), which he held for about two years. Shortly after his return to the university in 1584, he was threatened with a criminal prosecution on a charge of immoral conduct, and the threat led to his withdrawal to Frankfurt am Main in 1587. For eighteen months he taught in the Brunswick gymnasium, and he appears also to have resided occasionally at Strasbourg, Marburg and Mainz. From the last-named city he wrote certain libelous letters, which led to his being arrested in March 1590. He was imprisoned in the fortress of Hohenurach, near Reutlingen, where, on the night of the 29th of November 1590, he was killed by a fall in attempting to let himself down from the window of his cell. This a study of comparative religion, with a discussion of the myths of the Algonkins, Iroquois, the Aztecs, and the Mayans as well as a discussions of hero myths in general.

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        Relatione della venuta e solenne entrata dell'Illustriss. & Eccelentiss. Signor D. Alessandro Vandomo fratello naturale della Maestà del re Christianissimo e gran Priore di Tolosa dell'ordine della Sacra Religione Gierosolmitana. Fatta in Roma alli 2 di Ottobre 1615 con la Cavalcata di S.E. al publico Concistoro, & altri particolari.

      1615 - Stampata in Roma, & ristampata in Milano nella Regia Ducal Corte, per Marco Tullio Malatesta, s.d. (1615). In 8vo piccolo (cm. 14,5); senza cop. come d'uso; pp. 16 n.n. Innanzi andavano gli cariaggi sopra muli al numero di trenta, dodici dei quali havevano coperte di veluto turchine, con un grandissimo feudo dell'arma di S.E. tutte fatte a ricamo d'oro, essendo pure i cantoni di dette coperte ricamate à oro dell'impresa di S.E. e frangiate attorno d'oro, e seta Appresso seguitavano li cavalli leggieri di Nostro Signore, vestiti con casacche di scarlatto trinate d'oro. Poi venivano le Mule de' Signori Cardinali.

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        The Bible: Translated according to the Hebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best translations in diuers languages ; with most profitable annotations vpon all the hard places, and other things of great importance.

      Imprinted at London : By Robert Barker Printer to the King's most Excellent Majestie 1615 - A very good early full leather binding. 4to. Black Letter. 9.00" x 7.00" x 3.50". Dark brown calf with rubbed blind stamped decoration to both boards and spine. Hinges carefully strengthened. Spine with 5 raised bands. Plain endpapers (handmade paper). Book begins with the "Booke of Common Prayer". Title-page browned, title in red and black, dated 1614, and contained within a decorative wood cut border. Carefully strengthened along the inner and outer edges (small loss to top outside corner). The prayer book is complete. Followed by: "The Genealogies." - lacking p.9-10. Followed by the Bible. Engraved general title page: Printed title, within woodcut border representing the tents and shields of the 12 tribes, the 12 apostles, and the 4 evangelists. 3 preliminary pages. Genesis begins on f. 1, Old Testament is complete and ends on f. 358. Apocrypha ends on f. 435a. New Testament engraved title, dated 1615. 6 preliminary pages. Matthew begins on f.441, and Revelation ends on f. 554b. Bound with:"Two right profitable and fruitfull Concordances.1615." - Complete ending with a colophon (dated 1615), also an inked signature in an early hand of "Thomas Bockley". Bound with: "The Whole Booke Of Psalmes.Company of Stationers, 1616." - All Psalms present, just missing the last leaf of Prayers. Clear black letter text in double columns, with marginal references. A couple of leaves with loss to corners and a few words of text, a few light stains and browning to page edges, some headlines shaved, a few margins frayed. Still a well preserved Geneva bible, with all title-pages. Referenced by Herbert 340 / Darlow & Moule 264 / STC 2241 . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1615 BOOK ON WAR MANUEVERS

      1615. Book. Fine. Hardback. 7 ½ x 11 ¾. Title: 1615 DATED BOOK ON WAR MANUEVERS / TACTICS super scarce ***Note: I can't read the language, and I'm not sure about the price being listed. NEGOTIABLE, NEGOTIABLE.. TO THE SERIOUS .. INTERETSTED BUYER.. (Book will go in my store if it does not sale) Please feel free to email if a record of previous sales exist for the book (thanks!!!). ****Note: Not sure about the book's title, author, origin, language, or history. There is some paperwork and research include with the manual. The best deciphering/research may have to come from the pictures. Please feel free to email. We purchased the book for over five figures many years ago!!! Was told that there is only one other copy, and it's in a museum. Most of the description below is from previous research that was included with the book. Author: Wallhausen, Johann Jacobi von, 17th century Publisher/Copyright: Not Sure Edition: First Edition Binding: No binding present Condition:(all defects if any are formulated into pricing): Book is without boards or endpaper. Book is complete to the ending (can send photo if requested). Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean, book is tight and sturdy. Still a good copy without binding/cover. Size: 7 ½ x 11 ¾ (approximately)Pages: 154 pages + many many plates on infantry and military operations of the time Binding/Cover: No boards or endpapers present Shipping & Handling: Insurance extra. Will ship internationally to any location. Refunds: All items are 100% refundable up to 10 days after item received Background/Description: THE RESEARCH THAT WAS INCLUDED APPEARS TO HAVE COME MAINLY FROM: THE NATIONAL UNION CATALOG PRE-1956 IMPRINTS. Wallhausen, Johann Jacobi von, 17 century. L'ard militaire pour l'infanterie. Au quell est monstre': 1615 . The book seems to be sectioned in chapters on the various aspects of war! The research lists the chapters, but I'm not sure if they are the same because of the different language. MANY PLATES ON MANUEVERS. THE BOOK IS JUST FULL OF PLATES ON MANUEVERS, TACTICS, EQUIPMENT, CAMPING, STRATEGY, RIFLES, EXERCISING/STRETCHING. (I got a whole file of photos, I'll email on request). INFORMATION JUST FOUND ON THE INTERNET THAT'S CLOSE(STILL NO 1615 EDIITON FOUND). HERE IS THE NET INFORMATION: handbooks compiled for training the army of the Dutch Stadhouder, Prince Maurice of Orange (1567-1625), one of the greatest commanders of the time who re-established discipline and perfected instruction. While serving Prince Maurice the author founded a military school at Siegen in Westphalia thought to be the earliest in Europe. I: French translation of Kriegskunst zu Fuß (Oppenheim 1615), a handbook on infantry tactics which Jähns rates as the most important work on the subject to appear before the Thirty Years' War. It is divided into 4 parts treating: the exercise of the musket and pike, infantry drill as practised under the command of Prince Maurice of Orange (to whom this edition is dedicated), battle orders, and guard duty based on Hungarian regimental models. The finely engraved plates, thought to be by Johann Theodor de Bry, show details of arms and armour, musket and pike drill positions, formation drill (the author recommends round formations for defence against cavalry), intricate battle orders for units of varying sizes, encampments, and billeting in towns. A few plates are browned, but the majority are very well preserved. With contemporary ownership manuscript entry 'Canutus Johann Kurk' in tailend blank margin of title. Jähns 1035-42; Lipperheide Qb30 (note). II: French version of Kriegskunst zu Pferdt (Frankfurt 1616), one of the earliest handbooks on cavalry tactics to contain precise instructions (see similar works by Basta and Melzo in this catalogue). The translation, thought to be by Johann Theodor de Bry, was first published in 1616. The delicately engraved, attractive plates rep.

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        Indenture on vellum in English made by Richard Cavell in 1615

      1615 - Size: 23 ½ in. in width x 21 ¼ in. in height. 38 lines of hand-written text in a neat English legal hand on a sheet of vellum which has a wax seal present on a vellum strip and one signatures: that of Richard Cavell. and an inscription on the reverse with three signatures. There are three horizontal folds and two vertical folds; the document has been kept folded up. Some light wear present to the written surface and some dusting to the back surface. There is a small puncture hole near the bottom portion of the text. Partial transcription: "1615 This Indenture made the ffirst daye of June in the yeares of the Raigne of our Sovraigne Lord Jmes by the grace of of God of England Scotland ffraunce and Ireland King Defender of the faithe & th sixt of England ffraunce and Ireland the Thirtenth and of Scotland the Eight and ffortith Betwene Richard Cavell Citizen and yronmonger of London on the one parte/ And John Collyns of Maidstone in the Countie of Kent Woollen Draper on the other parte Witnesseth that the said Richard Cavell for and in consideration of the summe of Twoo hundred and Three score poundes of lawfull monie of England to him before [-] and deliverie of these presents by the said John Collyns well and trulie contented and paid Whereof and wherewith the said Richard Cavell doth acknowledge and confesse himself to be fullie satisfied and paied and thereof doth fullie and cleerelie Acquite exonerate and discharge the saied John Collyns his heires Executors and Administrators everie of them for ever by these presents [-] In witness whereof the parties ffirst above named to these present Indentures their hands and seales enterchangablie have putt/the daye and yeare ffirst above written/ Anno qz Dni &c 1615./ Ye m’e C Ric Cavell." [seal] (On back): "Sealed and delivered in the presence of Wm Gull Tho. Ayerst and James Sayre." And "Deed of Purchase from Cavell to Collins 1. June 1615 No. 1 and 2." [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Kriegskunst zu Fu§ : darinnen gelehret und gewiesen werden: I. Die Handgrieff der Mu§quer und de§ Spiesses jedes insonderheit .

      Oppenheim, Gallerus / de Bry 1615. - 4¡. 8 nn.Bll., 154 S. Mit Titelkupfer und 35 gest. Tafeln, davon 29 doppelblattgross. Pergamentbd. d.Z. (fleckig, Schliessen fehlen). Die Kriegskunst des Barock. - Nach einem Duell wurde Wallhausen vom PŠdagogium in Marburg relegiert und trat danach als Soldat in die Dientste von Prinz Moritz von Oranien. Danach verdingte er sich als Sšldner in Ungarn und Russland. 1613 wird er Oberstwachtmeister und Hauptmann in Danzig, drei Jahre spŠter wird er Mitarbeiter des Grafen Johann des Mittleren von Naussau-Siegen, mit dem zusammen er 1617 die erste deutsche Kriegsschule grŸndet, der er kurze Zeit als Direktor vorsteht. Danach folgen EinsŠtze im Dienst des KurfŸrsten von Mainz in Aschaffenburg und zuletzt als Oberst in Danzig. - "Er plante ein grossartiges Kompendium der Kriegswissenschaft, welches in sechs selbstŠndigen Teilen: Die Kriegskunst zu Fuss,die zu Pferd, die der Ordnungen (hšhere Taktik), die Kriegskunst der Archeley, die der Fortifikation und die zur See darstellen sollte, von dem aber nur die drei Teile Ÿber Infanterie, Kavallerie und Artillerie erschienen sind (1615, 1616 u. 1617)" (JŠhns, Geschichte der Kriegswissenschaften, Abt. II (1890), S. 930ff). - Weisses Blatt mit blindgepr. Besitzerstempel, durchgehend teils gebrŠunt und etwas fleckig, Titelblatt und 1 Bl. mit hinterlegter Fehlstelle, Tafeln teils mit leichtem Randverlust und Randeinrissen (ohne Bildverlust), 1 Tafel stŠrker gebrŠunt und mit Einriss, die letzte Tafel mit stŠrkerem Randverlust (mit Bildverlust). - Paisey, Cat. of books printed in the German-speaking countries, Bd. II, J-15 (unter Jacobi); Cockle, A Bibliography of Military books up to 1642, Nr. 621; Kosch (Lit. Lex.) XXVII, 526ff. Lang de

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        Discorsi militari ne' quali si trratta del vero modo di disciplinare i Soldati, al costume moderno; di far ordinanze, e Battaglie e di quello, che da gl'offitiali convien farsi

      appresso Ottaviano Guidoboni,, In Lucca, 1615 - Cm. 23,5, pp. (32), 202 (2). Una corona incisa al frontespizio, al verso di quest'ultimo lo stemma della rep. di Lucca cui l'opera è didicata e 10 grandi incisioni nel testo con raffigurazioni di disposizioni, schieramenti e manovre militari. Legatura settecentesca in cart. alla rustica con nervi passanti. Qualche rada brunitura, ma bell'esemplare, genuino e marginoso, parz. a fogli chiusi. Ediz. orig. (con data mutata a mano in 1616) non comune e pregiata anche per le insolite figure. D'Ayala, p. 45-46: "L'autore si dimostra assai pratico, avendo combattuto lungamento in Fiandra. E' un libro molto raro, ignorato dal Toppi, dal Nicodemo, e dal Mineri recentissimo". Riccardi: "Vi è unito il Dialogo nel quale si dimostra quale sia il vero squadrone quadro del terreno". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Io Bernardini Muscatelli IUD variarum practicarum et tractatuum civilium & Criminalium. Opera Omnia in quibus quicouid ad usum stylumque

      Pellegrini, venetiis 1615 - In folio - pp.34nn +cc 124; 40nn +cc 114; 28nn + cc 55; 14nn + cc 30 - Pergamena - 4 volumi in un tomo - Marche ai frontespizi, capilettera - Testo in latino - Non censito su iccu, primo frontesizio in rosso e nero, testo su due colonne. Titolo manoscritto al dorso - Legatura molto rovinata e quasi del tutto staccata dal volume, mancanza al dorso, forellini di tarlo che ledono il testo e qualche pagina sciolta. - Unito a: Praxis Civilis Iudicarie totius Iudicij Appellationis liber Secundus (apud Georgij Varisci) - Practica Criminalis de cognitione seu probatione delictorum in genere - Practica fideiussoria seu modus in causis Civilibus & Criminalis fideubendi - Libro usato

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        Selva de aventuras. Compuesta por Geronymo de Contreras Coronista de su Magestad. Va repartida en siete libros, los cuales tratan de unos estremados amores que un cavallero de Sevilla llamado Luzman tuvo con una hermosa donzella llamada Arbolea y las grandes cosas que le sucedieron en diez años que anduuo peregrinando por el mundo, y el fin que tuvieron sus amores.

      por Pedro Cabarte a costa de Iuan Dalmau Impressor de Libros,, Zaragoza: 1615 - 4 hojas, 116 folios (mal numerados 104). Encuadernación original en pergamino con el título rotulado en el lomo. Un punto de polilla afecta mínimamente una letra en las primeras hojas y la portada con alguna suciedad muy discreta, por lo demás magnífico ejemplar en su estado completamente jenuíno. Jiménez Catalán 152. Palau 60785 nota. Eisenberg, Bibliografía de los libros de caballerías castellanos, página 425. Lucía Megías, Imprenta y libros de caballerías, página 101. J. K. Gardner, The Life and Works of Jerónimo de Contreras, Ann Arbor, 1985. Poco se sabe sobre este escritor, cuya biografía ha intentado reconstruir J. K. Gardner. Capitán y cronista de Felipe II, obtuvo una pensión en Nápoles en 1560. En 1573 se hallaba en Zaragoza, donde data su libro de caballerías inédito Don Polismán de Nápoles, y allí publica el Dechado de varios subjetos (1572), obra en prosa y verso, con sencilla trama alegórica, refundición del Vergel de varios triunfos, manuscrito fechado en Nápoles en 1570. Su obra más famosa fue la que ofrecemos, publicada por vez primera en Barcelona, 1565, en siete libros, refundida y ampliada en nueve en la siguiente de Alcalá, 1583. La obra es una curiosa mezcla de estilos narrativos, pues comienza por la declaración del amor de Luzmán a Arbolea, en recuerdo de los amores del Abindarráez morisco, salpicados con interpolaciones poéticas pastoriles, cuya frustación, sin embargo, impulsa al peregrinaje de su protagonista -muy del gusto de la tradición bizantina y alegórica- por el extranjero, y termina en un largo cautiverio en Argel, del que logra zafarse después, para regresar a Sevilla, hallar a Arbolea convertida en monja, y acabar su vida, a su vez, en un monasterio.La obra tiene una gran similitud con la Historia de los amores de Clareo y Florisa, de 1522, de Núñez de Reinoso. Fue obra de gran popularidad, y según Menéndez y Pelayo próximo antecedente de El peregrino en su patria de Lope de Vega.

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        La Continuation du Mercure françois, ou, suitte de l'histoire de l'Auguste Regence de la Royne Maris de Medicis, sous son fils le Tres-Chrestien Ro de France & de Navarre, Loys XIII.

      A Paris, Chez Etienne Richer 1615 - Livre ancien folioté 504. Edition originale de cette première continuation du Mercure français, couvrant les années 1610 à 1612. Aux armes de la Comtesse Jeanne-Baptiste d'Albert de Luynes, fille du duc de Luynes. Vers 1700, alors à Paris, elle s'entoure de gens d'esprits, des amis des lettres et de la philosophie épicurienne ; on la nomme la Dame de volupté. Ayant également le goût des choses sérieuses, sa fortune lui permet de se composer une des plus belles bibliothèques du temps ; le Catalogue de ses livres a été publié par Gabriel Martin en 1737. Condition : Fort in-8, en plein veau brun, dos plat orné aux petits fers séparé en quatre caissons par une frise et orné des meubles (lion passant et fusée) de la Comtesse de Verrue ; double pièce de titre (l'une indiquant le tire, l'autre les années concernées) de maroquin rouge, tranches marbrées, plats armoriés, double filet en encadrement des plats. Un mors faible, une coiffe abîmée. Exemplaire portant les grandes armes sur les plats de la Comtesse de Verrue. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De el bien excellencias y obligaciones de el Estado Clerical y Sacerdotal

      - Written by a Priest active in Peru in the first quarter of the 17th century. 1615. Seville. Matias Clavijo. In 8vo (204 mm x 145 mm). 1 [blank] + 15 ff. + 817 + 36 ff. Contemporary vellum, spine lettered in ink, now faded, ties as fragments, a little wrinkled, but generally fine. A very good copy, frontispiece ¿usually missing- cropped on outer margin, title and plate with outer and lower margin extended, with little loss supplied in facsimile on outer margin, hardly noticeable; mainly marginal dampstaining to some folios and foxing, else fine. First edition. A little know work, written by a Jesuit Priest active in the first quarter of the 17th century, an epoch marked by the efforts of the secular population to create strong and fruitful relations with the natives, and deeply concerned with the righteous and Christian treatment of them. The title page bears an attractive vignette; the work is further embellished with a plate showing the portraits of Saint Ignacio of Loyola (founder of the Order), Saint Xavier, Saint Peter and Saint Paul. Not in Sabin. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LA PRACTIQUE JUCIDIAIRE, TANT CIVILE QUE CRIMINELLE, receuë & observée par tout me Royaume de France. Composée par M. J. I., Lieutenant Criminel au Siège Royal de Fontenay le Comte. ILLUSTRÉE ET ENRICHIE DE PLUSIEURS DOCTES Commentaires, Interprétations & Annotations, extraicts tant du mesme Autheur, que des Docteurs & Practiciens , tant anciens que modernes, Édits Ordonnances, & Arrêts des Cours de Parlements. Par P. G. Conseiller du Roi & Lieutenant Particulier au Siège d’Issoudun en Berry et M. B.A. I.C. Et Avocat au Parlement de Bordeaux. Avec une table Méthodique, contenant tout l’Éstat & Gouvernement de la Justice & Police de France. ENCHIRIDION OU RECUEIL DU DROICT ESCRIT, GARDÉ ET OBSERVÉ EN FRANCE, & aussi de celuy qui est abrogé

      Paris Robert Fouët 1615 - , 2 t. en 1 vol. fort in-4, pl. veau fauve, fleurons dorés sur dos muet à nerfs, filet doré encadrant les plats avec une couronne de lauriers en médaillon, p. de tit. rouge et noire, culs-de-lampe, bandeaux, lettrines, tableaux dépliants, (plats frottés avec fortes épidermures, coiffes manquantes, plats et coins émoussés avec mq., qq. dorures très lég. effacées, reliure fragilisée, travaux de vers traversant la marge intérieure), si la reliure est un peu fragile, le corpus se tient très bien, [12 ff]-750-[57 ff]-226-[12 ff].

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        Trattados @[sic] das festas e vidas dos santos.

      Lisbon, Pedro Crasbeeck, 1612 and Jorge Rodrigues, 1615. - Title-page of first volume in red and black, with large woodcut arms of the dedicatee, Dom Affonso de Castelbranco, Bishop of Coimbra, Count of Arganil, etc. Large woodcut device and typographical woodcut border on title-page of second volume. Woodcut initials, headpieces and tailpieces. (8), 286, (32); (7), 303, (53) ll. 2 volumes. @ Folio (28.5 x 20.7 and 28.1 x 19.5 cm.), first volume in old vellum (rebacked, repairs to corners, upper edges), text block edges rouged; second volume in contemporary "ivory" vellum gilt (minor wear), with gilt text block edges gauffered to knotwork pattern, and unidentified early branded ownership mark on top edge. Scattered light minor waterstains. Overall a good to very good set. Old signatures on recto of front free endpaper of first volume. 2 volumes. @ ---- FIRST EDITIONS. The author, a native of Lisbon, died there aged 54 in 1627. He joined the Dominican Order in 1589. The work was highly regarded, and published in Spanish translation.---- Arouca II, 102?3, 43?4 (both volumes collating as our copy). Innocencio I, 136; VIII, 142. Barbosa Machado I, 267. Pinto de Matos (1970) pp. 272?3. Palha 27 (the Palha copy lacking the final two leaves of the second part). Azambuja 900 (without mention of any preliminary leaves for the second volume). Monteverde 5404. Azevedo-Samodaes 1177. Avila Perez 2702 (no collations given). The copy of the second part in the BN, Lisboa, contains an eighth preliminary leaf, blank, not present in our copy, nor in that of Azevedo Samodães, Monteverde, or that of Palha / Harvard?see Porbase. On the literary merits of the author see Bell, @Portuguese Literature, p. 244; see also pp. 17, 156. NUC: MH Not located in OCLC. Not located in Melvyl. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Conspiração universal. Combatem os sete vicios matadores com as sete virtudes contrarias sobre a posse dal alma, servindo o Demonio de general na liga viciosa, & fazendo Christo officio de capitão no santo exercito. Vai ordenada em dezenove discursos predicaveis, estes se dividem em differentes conceitos, no fim ha elencho para os sermões de todas as domingas, & festas principaes do anno: hum Index das cousas notaveis, & outro dos lugares da Escritura.

      Lisbon, Officina de Pedro Crasbeeck, 1615. - Large woodcut printer's device and typographical border within double rule on title page. Woodcut initials. Typographical headpieces. Woodcut tailpieces. Text in two columns, with side notes. (4 ll.), 678 [i.e. 688] pp., (34 ll. index). Error in paginagion: p. 560 in followed by pp. 551-678. Lacking two blank leaves from the index, 2 6 and c8. §4, A-Z8, 2a-2v8, 6, 2 5, a-b8, c7. Folio (28 x 20.5 cm.), old limp vellum (some stains; recased; recent endleaves), fore-edge cover extensions, some gilt on spine (faded), horizontal manuscript title near head of spine, text-block edges rouged. Light dampstaining at foot through quire E. Overall in very good condition. A few early marginal notes. ---- FIRST EDITION of this work on the virtues and vices, which also covers free will and sin. At the end are indices by subject and Biblical citation, and a table referring the writer of sermons to sections appropriate for the liturgical year. Correa (d. 1634), a Franciscan born in the Algarve, served as Deputy of the Inquisition in Évora and Guardião of the Convent of Varatojo; he was a noted preacher.---- Arouca C647. Innocêncio VI, 399. Barbosa Machado III, 570. Antonio II, 187. Pinto de Mattos (1970) p. 213. Monteverde 1820. Azevedo-Samodães 902. Goldsmith C680. Not in Palha, Avila-Perez or Ameal. Not in Welsh, @Greenlee Catalogue or @Ticknor Catalogue. Not located in NUC. OCLC: 405101109 (Bibliothèque Municipale de Lyon); 248833489 (Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin-Preussischer Kulturbesitz); 457239959 (Bibliothèque nationale de France). Porbase locates eleven copies: ten in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal (all appear to have one or more serious defects, such as serious worming, missing leaves, title pages mutilated, text shaved, or binding in poor condition), and one in the Biblioteca Central da Marinha. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      Rome: Giacomo Mascardi, 1615. - 16pp. 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. Lach, ASIA IN THE MAKING EUROPE II, Book 2, pp.236-37. OCLC 165975033.

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        [Op. 80.] Fantasie für das Pianoforte mit Begleitung des ganzen Orchesters und Chor in Musik gesetzt und Seiner Majestät Maximilian Joseph Koenig von Bayern &c. &c. zugeeignet... 80s Werk. [Solo piano, orchestral and tenor parts]

      Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PNs 1615, 1657]. [1811-12]. Folio. Disbound. Engraved. Price: "2 Rthlr." Oval handstamp of previous owner to first pages of all parts. Pianoforte:[1] (title), 4-24 pp. (music commences on p. 4; see comments below). Text underlay added in early manuscript to cue-size staff of choral parts (pp. 17-24) in German cursive, with additional manuscript changes to dynamics, etc. Repeat signs and directive "bis" added to first measure of p. 22 (correction of an error). Measure numbers 1 to 12 added to two lower systems on p. 22. Additional PN 1657 to p. 4; no PN to pp. 7 and 15. All annotations in ink and in the same hand throughout. Violino Primo: 4 pp. With rectangular handstamp: "Städtische Bühnen Erfurt Bibliothek" to head of p. 1, shelfmark "CW1 833/5a," "5a" (partial repeat of shelfmark) and "6. Pult" [sixth desk] added in blue ink, correction to last staff (time change before "Allegro molto"); "solo" and "tutti" to pp. 1-2; rehearsal letters A to N; additional annotations (bowing marks, cues, dynamics) and correction to one note (on p. 3) in pencil in a 20th century hand. Violino Secondo: 4 pp. Handstamp as above, shelfmark "CW1 833/9a," "9a" (partial repeat of shelfmark) and "5. Pult" [fifth desk] added in blue ink; correction to penultimate staff on p. 1 (time change before "Allegro molto"); "solo" and "tutti" to pp. 1-2; correction to penultimate staff on p. 4; rehearsal letters A to N. Viole[!]: 4 pp.Basso: 3, [i] (blank) pp.Flauto Primo: 2 pp.; fermata on sixth staff of p. 1 shifted in pencil (correction of error). Flauto Secondo: 1, [i] (blank) pp. Oboe Primo: 2 pp. Oboe Secondo: 2 pp. Clarinetto Primo: 2 pp. Clarinetto Secondo: 2 pp. Fagotto Primo: 2 pp. Fagotto Secondo: 2 pp. Corno Primo: 2 pp. Corno Secondo: 2 pp. Clarino Primo: 1, [i] (blank) pp. Clarino Secondo: 1, [i] (blank) pp. Timpani: 1, [i] (blank) pp. Tenore: 2 pp. Remnants of early binding to spine. Some wear and soiling, heavier to violin parts; slight staining to piano part; some foxing, bleeding, fraying and creasing; minor imperfections. Lacking Soprano, Alto, and Basso parts. . The present set is most likely a compilation, presumably assembled by the unknown collector whose mark appears stamped to all parts. The nature of the annotations to the piano part suggests its nineteenth-century use as a choral conductor's score.First Editions of the orchestral and tenor parts; First Edition, variant issue, of the piano part (indicated by the omission of the blank pages 2 and 3 found in the first issue and the new PN 1657 in addition to the original one on p. 4). The present copy represents a variant issue that may be dated after the first issue of July 1811 but before the issue cited by Kinsky as the Titelauflage. The new plate number originated with August Gottlob Fischer's arrangement for chamber ensemble published in April 1812 and was printed on p. 4 of the piano part and on the vocal parts. Kinsky (pp. 213-14) cites the first issue, with a price of "2 Rthlr" and pages 2 and 3 blank. The Titelauflage cited by Kinsky carries a price of "2 T[h]lr. 12 Gr.," the music begins on page 4 (there are no pages 2 and 3), and the PN 1657 has been added. The present copy may thus be placed between the two. Hoboken 2, 348 (first edition, with PN 1615, and with "12 gr." added in manuscript to the printed price of "2 Rthlr.") and 349 (another issue, with a printed price of "2 Rthlr." and PN 1657 to piano and vocal parts). Hirsch 327. The copy at the Beethoven-Haus (from the H.C. Bodmer collection) is a Titelauflage, with PN 1657 to the vocal parts but with the price of "2 Rthlr.", as in the present copy. The use of the German language for the title was, at the time, specific to editions including a sung text in German.

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

      Rome: Giacomo Mascardi, 1615.. 16pp. 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. Lach, ASIA IN THE MAKING EUROPE II, Book 2, pp.236-37. OCLC 165975033.

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        Duodecim Sibyllarum imagines in aes eleganter incisae: additae insuper singularum breves descriptiones. Una cum praecipuis oraculorum mysteriis versibus expressis.Arnhem, Jan Jansz. of Arnhem, 1615. Folio (36.5×26 cm). With 12 full-page numbered engravings of sibyls drawn by Crispijn de Passe the elder and engraved by him, his children Simon, Magdalena, and Crispijn the younger, and Crispijn van den Queborn. The sibyls are portrayed half-length, each with a 4-line caption in Latin. Disbound. Preserved in a modern portfolio in a maroon half morocco slipcase.

      KVK/WorldCat (3 copies of Arnhem issue & 4 of Utrecht issue); Veldman, Crispijn de Passe and his progeny, p. 182, 469. Arnhem issue of the rare first edition of a beautiful set of 12 prints of sibyls with a letterpress title-page in Latin, a letterpress note about each sibyl in Latin and French on the facing page, and a Latin note to the reader above the note about the first sibyl. Although the title-page mentions only Crispijn de Passe (the elder), he made the series together with other members of the his family (Simon, Magdalena and Cripijn De Passe the younger) and his student Crispijn van den Queborn. In very good condition and with wide margins, only slightly trimmed at the head and foot and untrimmed at the fore-edge, preserving the deckles.

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        Genealogia illustrissimorum comitum Nassoviae. In qua origo, incrementa, & res gestae ab iis, ab anno 682 ad praesentem hunc 1616. Leiden, J. Orlers 1616. Fol. 4 Bll., 98 S., 1Bl., Titel mit Druckermarke, 1 gef. Kupferstichkarte u. 16 Porträtkupfer v. A. Schoonebeck im Text, Ldr. d. 18.Jdts. mit Rsch. u. Rv.

      . . Brunet IV, 233 - Lipperheide Gb 15.- Erste lat. Ausgabe, eine franz. war 1615 vorausgegangen. Behandelt die hessischen, die saarbrücker und die niederländischen Linien des Hauses Nassau mit schönen Porträts, Brustbilder im Oval. Die Nassau-Karte von P. Bertig in der Begrenzung Siegen-Battenberg / Eder - Hanau - Frankfurt - Simmern - Rhein.- Gutes Exemplar.

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        T'gulden boeck, van het leven ende seynd brieven van den welsprekenden orateur ende keyser Marcus Aurelius. Franeker, Rombertus Doyema, 1615. 8vo. With woodcut imperial coat of arms on title-page. Contemporary sheepskin parchment.

      STCN (1 copy); not in Bibl. Belg.; Simoni. Very rare edition of Guevara's extremely popular and partly fictional biography of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180), which made the emperor a paragon of virtue and a popular subject in art and literature. Guevara claimed to have discovered an ancient manuscript containing twenty letters written by Marcus Aurelius, publishing them in the second half of his book, but in fact he invented them and used them as a didactic and literary device. This imaginative fictional basis for his biography no doubt resulted in a much more popular book than any true story could have, for it spoke to his contemporaries and provided a model for a wise ruler. With 2 owner's inscriptions on title-page. Some occasional browning and a small tear and hole in title-page, otherwise in very good condition.

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        'tGesicht des groten zee vaerts.(colophon: Franeker, printed by Jan Lamrinck, 1619). With engraved allegorical frontispiece, engraved author's portrait and 25 mostly full-page woodcut illustrations in text, woodcut tailpieces, numerous woodcut decorated initials, decorations and letterpress tables. With: (2) LEY, Jan Hendricksz. Jarichs van der. Voyage van[']t experiment vanden generalen regul des Gesichts vande groote zeevaert.The Hague, Hillebrant Jacobsz. van Wouw I, 1620. With engraved device/diagram on title-page, full-page engraved author's portrait, a large folding engraved plate with navigational diagrams, 7 mostly full-page numbered woodcuts in text, woodcut decorated initials and decorations built up from cast fleurons. 2 works in 1 volume. Small oblong 4to (18 x 24 cm). Both works set in textura types with extensive roman and italic, the first with a passage in Greek and a few letters of civiliteé. 18th-century sprinkled calf, gold-tooled spine and board edges.

      Bierens de Haan 2308 & 2309; KVK & WorldCat (2 copies with both works, incl. 1 now lost, plus 1 of Voyages alone); NCC (same 2 copies of both works); STCN (1 of the same copies of both works); not in Maritiem Digitaal. Two extremely rare works on navigation (both the first editions in this form, though the first greatly expands a related work from 1615), describing the method developed by Jan Hendrick Jarichs van der Ley (1565-1639), mathematician and tax collector of the Admiralty board in Dokkum, Friesland, to estimate longitude at sea. The present copy of the Gesicht includes a leaf that was removed in the only other copy located. Van der Ley had first presented his system to the public in dialogue form in his 1615 Het gulden zeeghel, but his present Gesicht for the first time gives a complete and systematic description of his method. No practical solution to the actual determination of longitude at sea existed until John Harrison demonstrated his chronometer in 1761, methods used before that either proving inaccurate or requiring more sophisticated astronomical measurements than most ships could implement. Van der Ley therefore developed a detailed system for estimating latitude and longitude based in part on estimates of the distance sailed. The estimated latitude could easily be checked by simple astronomical observations, which also helped to correct errors in the estimated longitude, which could not be checked directly. The method's greatest disadvantage was that any errors in longitude made for the various parts of a voyage would be compounded in the estimate of the final location. In 1619 the States General had the method examined by leading mathematicians and surveyors, who gave an unfavourable report, but a re-examination in 1620, this time including an expert in navigation among the examiners, judged it favourably. Van der Ley took the opportunity to present the examination of his method and the favourable judgement as a 1620 supplement to his 1619 book, the present Voyage. It remained almost the only method in regular practical use among mariners of the 17th century, especially on ships of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), and the Dutch Admiralty paid Jan Jansz. Stampioen to teach the method to navigators.In the Royal Library in The Hague copy leaf 3*3 of the Gesicht was removed, probably deliberately cancelled when the 4-page note to navigators by Nicolaus Mulerius (dated from Groningen, 20 November 1619) was added or when the Gesicht was issued with the Voyage, which includes the same note by Mulerius in a different setting. The Leiden University Library catalogue indicates that leaf was 3*3 was also removed from the lost Leiden copy, so that leaf survives only in the present copy. Its recto has the engraved portrait of Vander Ley that is repeated in the Voyage, but its verso has an exercise in navigational calculation in the form of a 10-line verse.Only 2 other copies of the Gesicht and Voyage together (and 1 of the Voyage alone) are known to survive, and one of the two, at Leiden University Library, went missing sometime before 2006 (it is therefore not reported in the STCN). The present copy and that at the Royal Library in The Hague are therefore the only copies of the Gesicht now located.The Earl of Macclesfield's copy, with his 1860 armorial bookplate on the paste-down and embossed armorial stamp at the head of the first 3 leaves, with 2 early owners' names on the title-page (one shaved at the head); leaf N1 has been misbound between L4 and M1, so that the woodcut figure 21 comes between figures 18 and 19. In good condition, with a few mostly marginal spots and ink stains. Although the 18th-century binder trimmed the book, it still has generous margins around the text, and the binder folded in a few woodcuts that might otherwise have been shaved. Binding also good.

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        Das Chur-Brandenburg Reformation-Werck, das ist: I. des Durchleuchtigsten Hochgebornen Fürsten und Herrn Johann Sigmunds, Marggraffen zu Brandenburg, des H. Römischen Reichs Ertz-Cämmerers und Churfürsten, etc. Bekändtnis von jetzigen unter den Evangelischen schwebenden, und in streit gezogenen puncten: ... durch einen Liebhaber der Wahrheit trewlich zusammen getragen und in Druck gebracht. Anno 1615. Gedruckt zu Berlin durch Georg Rungen. In Verlegung Johann Kallen Buchhändlern und Buchbindern doselbst.

      Berlin, Kalle, 1615.. Tit., 245 SS.; 31 SS.; 33 Bll.; 30 Bll.; 14 Bll.; 28 Bll.; 27 Bll.; 25 Bll.; 22 Bll.,1 Bl.,12 Bll.; 4 Bll.; 22 Bll.; 28 Bll.; 12 Bll.; 8°, späterer GPgt.- Bd.. Eines der ersten Werke die Hans und Samuel Kalle, die Vorgänger der Verlages Haude & Spener, herausgaben. Er gilt als der älteste Verlag Berlins. Angebunden: Schlüsselburg, C., Epistolae duae memorabiles, Ad Cl. virum D. Christophorum Pelargum, professorem Francofurti ..., Lpzg., 1615 - ders. Ad apostolica duo brevia, sive epistolas memorabiles ..., Frankf. b. Voltz, 1615 - ders. D. Christophori Pelargi ... Nothwendige Vorantwortung, auf die zu Rostock Jüngst auffgelegte grewliche Lester Schrift ..., Frankfurt/Od., Hartmann 1616 - M.P. Arnold u. A.P. Strausberg, Apologia Das ist, Verantwortung der Confession oder kurtz Glaubens Bekäntnüs Martin Fusselii, ... zu Claden, Frankf. /Od. b. Hartmann, 1615. - M. Martin Füssel, Rettung desz Glaubens, und Guten Nahmens ... kürtzlich betrachtet und erleutert, Frankf./Od. b. Hartmann, 1616 - Salomon Finck, Sacraments Spiegel Verklärung, Darinnen zu ersehend, ..., Frankf./Od. b. Hartmann, 1616 - S. Huber, D. Polycarpi Leiseri, Zeugniss von D.Samuelis Huberi Lehr und Leben, ..., Frankf./Od. b. Hartmann, 1616 - Abfertigung Haberecht Warmundts Mit seiner Famos Charta ... Wunderbaren Warheiten. Frankf./Od. b. Hartmann, 1617 - Ch. Pelargus, Desideria Piorum Aller Gottseligen wunsch ..., Hartmann, 1616. - Einige wenige Stellen fachgerecht restauriert. Im Schriftspiegel vereinzelt stärker gebräunt.

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        FACETIAE FACETIARUM, hoc est, joco-seriorum fasciculus, exhibens varia variorum auctorum scripta, non tam lectu iucunda and iocosa, amoena and amanda, quam lectu vere digna and utilia multisve moralibus ad mores seculi nostri accommodata, illustrata, & adornata

      Francofurti :: ad Moenum,, 1615.. 16mo pp. [iv], 452. Bound in contemporary calf with raised bands and gilt spine. Edges stained red. Title page printed in red and black, Some mid 17th century listings of the book being offered for sale on the front blank, from the library of J. B. Hazard. Contemporary ownership signature on the lower title page. The text is in Latin. The work contains 12 texts of different authors whose titles are sufficiently significant by their disrespectful characters The text is written in Latin and not in vulgar language, while in fact it is a a violent satire against the learned ones and church, (which it did not fool as it placed the book in its index of the prohibited books). & Wikipedia: "Frischlin was educated as a scholar of "Tübinger Stift" at the university of Tübingen, where in 1568 he was promoted to the chair of poetry and history. In 1575 for his comedy of Rebecca, which he read at Regensburg before the emperor Maximilian II, he was rewarded with the laureateship, and in 1577 he was made an imperial count palatine (Comes palatinus Caesareus) or Pfalzgraf. In 1582 his unguarded language and reckless life made it necessary that he should leave Tübingen, and he accepted a mastership at Laibach in Carniola (nowadays Ljubljana in Slovenia), which he held for about two years. Shortly after his return to the university in 1584, he was threatened with a criminal prosecution on a charge of immoral conduct, and the threat led to his withdrawal to Frankfurt am Main in 1587. For eighteen months he taught in the Brunswick gymnasium, and he appears also to have resided occasionally at Strasbourg, Marburg and Mainz. From the last-named city he wrote certain libelous letters, which led to his being arrested in March 1590. He was imprisoned in the fortress of Hohenurach, near Reutlingen, where, on the night of the 29th of November 1590, he was killed by a fall in attempting to let himself down from the window of his cell. This a study of comparative religion, with a discussion of the myths of the Algonkins, Iroquois, the Aztecs, and the Mayans as well as a discussions of hero myths in general.

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