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        Devonshire with Excester Described And the Armes of such Nobles as have borne the titles of them.

      1616 - London, John Sudbury & George Humble, 1616, Latin text edition. 385 x 520mm. A good, early impression. Engraved by Jodocus Hondius, this is one of the most decorative maps of the county, with inset plan of Exeter, royal crest and armorials. This example comes from the only non-English edition of Speed's Theatre, produced for the Continental market. Its lack of success makes it comparatively scarce: it was only after 1918 that the British Museum obtained a complete Latin volume. CHUBB: xxiv; SKELTON 11.

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        Manuscrito. «Commentarius in Tertiam Partem Sancti Thomae»

      Un volúmen en 4to., fechado entre 1616 y 1618, compuesto de 395 folios útiles, de apretada caligrafía y con numerosas notas marginales. Encuadernación en pergamino, de la época. Un excelente documento de la enseñanza de la Escolástica en el Siglo de Oro. Fray Juan de Biescas, nacido en Graus, fue durante muchos años Catedrático en la Universidad de Huesca. Según se desprende de Latassa, que es quien únicamente recoge datos sobre el mismo, publicó entre 1637 y 1641 en Huesca, en las prensas de Pedro Bluson, dos \"Partes\" de Comentarios a Santo Tomás, dejando inédita una ?'Tercera Parte\' cuyo original sería el manuscrito aquí ofrecido.

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      Amsterdam 1616 - Important early city view based on the work of Braun & Hogenberg with beautiful original hand colouring., Size : 193x145 (mm), 7.625x5.75 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

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      London: Imprinted at London by Will Stansby; Printed for Richard Meighen; no publisher stated for third volume, 1616, 1637,1640. Three volumes. First Edition; small-paper issue. Volume 1; third state title page; bound in contemporary (?) full brushed leather with tooling to front and rear panels; rebacked with spine laid down; title page backed; some worm-holing to upper right margin of 18 preliminary pages, else very good. Volume 2 lacks the title page; full contemporary leather, rebacked with the original spine laid down; some staining to a few pages on the bottom margin; about very good. Volume 3 has a typographical error not mentioned in Pforzheimer, the imprint of Magnetick Lady reading M.CD.XI instead of M.DC.XI. Full contemporary leather; rebacked with the original spine laid down and with some loss to the bottom edge of the front two blanks; very good. All volumes are housed in matching slipcases. Jonson was the most prominent contemporary of Shakespeare, whose theater produced some of Jonson?s plays and who acted in at least one of them. Jonson?s posthumous reputation sank as Shakespeare?s rose, but the twentieth-century saw a positive reappraisal of his work, led in part by T.S. Eliot.

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        Flor de las comedias de Espana, de diferentes autores. Quinta parte.dirigidas al doctor Francisco Martinez Polo, catedratico de prima de Valladolid.

      Sebastian De Cormellas Al Call, Barcelona 1616 - [Spagna-Teatro] (cm.21) buona piena pergamena originale con unghie e tracce di lacci, titolo e fregio calligrafato al dorso.-- cc. 2 nn., cc. 334. Testo a due colonne. Contiene 12 commedie di celebri autori: Vega Carpio, Tarrega, Damian Salustio, luys Valez, Gaspar De Aguilar, Juan Grajales, Hurtado Velarde ecc. ecc. Veramente rarissima raccolta di commedie, della quale è conosciuta solo questa quinta parte; pubblicata dal 1615 al 1616 in più luoghi: Madrid, Alcala e Barcellona. Palau la riporta senza collazione per non averla mai vista, e non registra vendite: "Todas son raras, y jamas las hemos visto en venta". Esemplare molto bello fresco, nitido e genuino. Palau vol. I p. 582 n° 20381.[f68] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Province Ulster described.

      London 1616 - Engraving with extraordinary original hand color. Sheet size: 16 1/2 x 21 3/8". Inventory#: p263pmat. From the Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine.The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine was the first complete atlas of the British Isles ever produced, containing 67 maps of the counties of England, Wales and Ireland, together with maps of the Isles of Wight and Man and also the Channel Islands. This intricately detailed map is a prime example of Speed's particular style and talent. The uncolored editions of Speed's maps are classic and highly sought after, as they reflect the true quality of Speed's work unhindered by colorists. The color on many Speed maps was generally

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        MANOSCRITTO di anonimo autore di interesse scientifico.

      XVII sec.,, S.l.n.d., - manoscritto cartaceo in-4 (mm. 218x158), ccnn 103, 4 cb, leg. p. perg. molle secentesca. Con 5 disegni n.t. Trattasi di un commento di anonimo autore sui libri di Aristotele scritto sicuramente nella prima metà del XVII sec. in quanto a c.79r si trova un riferimento a Galileo nell'articolo V "De Metheoris. et Cometis". Il testo del ms è suddiviso in "Quaestio" e queste in "Articolis". Tratta delle meteore, degli elementi, delle comete elencando quelle più importanti verificatesi fino all'anno 1616, delle fonte e dei fiumi, dell'iride, dei terremoti, dei venti, etc. Belliss. esempl. in chiara grafia secentesca. [MM22-412]

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        La Diana neuemente corregida y reuista por Al[f]onso de Ulloa. Parte primera. Han se añadido en esta ultima impression los verdaderos amores de Abencerrage y la hermosa Xarifa. La infelice historia de Piramo y Tisbe . La Diana . compuesta por Alonso Perez . Parte segunda .

      Milan: Juan Baptista Bidelo 1616 - 2 parts in one vol., variant woodcut printer’s device on titles, some browning in places, textblock weak at one juncture, pp. [xii, including final blank leaf], 407; 448, 12mo, contemporary vellum over boards, a little soiled and worn, good A relatively early edition of this important text: Palau quotes Menéndez Pelayo [in translation]: ‘La Diana has influenced modern literature more than any other pastoral novel, more than the Arcadia of Sannazaro, more than Daphnis and Chloe, and had no rival until Bernard de St. Pierre. This influence did not extend to Italy, where the pastoral dramas of Tasso and Guarini held sway, but it was very great in France and England.’ Indeed, La Diana is a source for Shakespeare, in The Two Gentlemen of Verona. If the Diana did not find such fertile ground in Italy, it is curious that there should have been three sixteenth-century editions at Venice, and this at Milan in 1616 - all in Spanish, however.Montemayor, or Montemor as is his Portuguese original patronymic, wrote only seven books of the Diana, but ‘continuations’ as well as parodies and imitations were not long in coming, that of Alonso Perez being one of the first continuations. Cervates judged Montemayor’s verses harshly, but recognized the remarkable merit of his Spanish prose. (Palau 177968; BL only in COPAC; in the US Huntington, Newberry and UC San Diego only in Worldcat)

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        ORDINATIONES PRAEPOSITORUM GENERALIUM, Communes Toti Societati; Auctoritate Septimae Congregationis Generalis contractae. [junto con] INSTRUCTIONES AD PROVINCIALES ET SUPERIORES SOCIETATIS. Auctoritate Septimae Congreg. VII ut Directiones Tantum Seorsim Impresse [junto con] R.P. CLAUDII AQUAVIVAE, Societatis Iesu Praepositi Generalis INSTRUCTIO. Pro Superioribus ad augendum, conservandumque spiritum in Societate [junto con] R.P. CLAUDII AQUAVIVAE Societatis Iesv Praepositi Generalis. INDUSTRIAE. Pro Superioribus Eiusdem Societatis, Ad curandos Anima morbos.

      In Collegio Romano eiusdem Societatis, Roma 1616 - 1ª ed. 11.2x16.4. 187pp 6h. 1bl. + 128pp. 4h. + 2h. 48pp. 2h. + 4h. 119pp. 3h. 1bl. Marca tipográfica de la Compañía de Jesús en cada una de las 4 portadas. Pergamino. Claudio Acquaviva (Nápoles 1542 - Roma 1615) fue el qunto general de la Compañía de Jesús. De las primeras 2 obras, esta es la 1ª ed., mientras las 2 de Acquaviva se habían publicado en 1606, siendo estas las segundas ediciones. Muy buenos ejemplares. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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        Eu NAPIOU Tou SARDIAN ou Bioi PHILOSOPHON Dai SPOHOZON: Eunapius Sardianus de Vitis Philosophorvm et Sophistarvm. Hadriano Iunio Hornano Interprete. Graeca cum mss. Palatinis Comparata, Aucta, & emendata. Hieronymi Commelini Opera. Nunc recens accedunt eiusdem Auctorii legationes,  bibliotheca Andreae Schotti Antverpiani.

      Oliva Pavli Stephani,, [Geneva]: 1616 - Pinter's device to t.p. Headpieces. Decorative initial capital letters. "This edition contains the additions of his Legationes, the only surviving portion of his history, from a manuscript owned by Andreas Schott." Some expected soiling to the binding. Bit of age-toning & foxing to paper. A VG+ copy. Early paper boards, off-white in color. Hand-inked title to spine. 8vo: A - L8. 18 cm x 11 cm. 21872.jpg 169, [6] pp. Text double-column, in Greek & Latin. 5 page index at rear. Last page blank. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Historia d'Italia, divisa in venti libri, riscontrata con tutti gli altri historici, & Autori, che dell'istesse cose habbiano scritto, per Tomaso Porcacchi da Castiglione Arretino, con un Giudicio fatto dal medesimo, per discoprir tutte le bellezze di questa Historia, & una Raccolta di tutte le Sententie sparse per l'Opera, et Con due Tavole: una de gli Autori citati in margine, & l'altra delle cose notabili, aggiuntovi la Vita dell'Autore scritta da M. Remigio Fiorentino

      Appresso Pietro Maria Bertano 1616 and 1615, Venetia - 488 leaves (2 pages per leaf) + 112 leaves. First 16 books published in 1616, the last four published a year earlier, all bound together. Important early history of Italy that treats peninsula as an entity of study notwithstanding its fragmentation into duchies, kingdoms, the Papal States, etc. -- long before there was unified state, in other words. This copy is remarkably clean and tight. Red letter device at the beginning of each of the 20 books. Decorative device on two title pages as well. This 1616 edition (work, or first 16 books of it, first published in 1561) is not mentioned in Gamba nor in Brunet.

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        Exame d'antiguidades ? Parte primeira @[all published] ? onde se apurão historias, opiniões, & curiosidades pertencentes ao reyno de Portugal, & a outras partes, desd'a criação do mundo atè o anno 3404 . . .

      Lisbon, Jorse [@sic] Rodriguez, 1616. - Typographic border and woodcut arms on title-page, woodcut initials. Some passages in Greek type. (4), 123 ll. Leaf Hh2 misigned "Hh3". 4°, eighteenth?century mottled calf (joints starting; other minor binding wear, mostly to extremities), edges rouged. Faint dampstain at bottom. Overall in very good to fine condition. Later owner's signature in upper margin of title; small rubber ownership stamp on blank portion of title and f. 1 (name scored in both cases). Subjects of treatises 1-10 copied onto flyleaf at end. ---- FIRST EDITION of this minor classic of Portuguese historiography, archeology and letters, written to correct numerous imprecise and erroneous views expressed by Fr. Bernardo de Brito in @Monarchia lusitana, Lisbon 1597. @Exame d'antiguidades is concerned mainly with the history, mythology and linguistics of Greece and Rome, especially as they relate to the prehistory of Spain and Portugal, but has some limited information on Egypt, biblical history, the ancient Near East, etc. Some specific topics covered include Hercules's exploits in Iberia and Lusitania, the origin of the Celtiberians, the founding of Setúbal by Noah's grandson Tubal, Noah and his Ark, how the Pyrenees earned their name, and the history of the Olympic Games. Paiva d'Andrada also wrote @Casamento perfeito, 1636, which is "counted a classic of Portuguese prose" (Bell).---- Innocêncio II, 169. Palau 215589. Barbosa Machado I, 687-8. Pinto de Mattos (1970) pp. 484-5. Gallardo 3355. HSA p. 410. Palha 2742. Azevedo-Samodães 2333. Bell, @Portuguese Literature p. 239. NUC: DLC, MH, NNH, CtY, TxU. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Dell'historia de i semplici aromati, et altre cose che vengono portate dall'Indie Orientali pertinenti all'uso della medicina di Don Garzia Dall'Horto. et due altri libri parimente di quelle cose che si portano dall'Indie Occidentali di Nicolo Monardes. tradotti. da Annibale Briganti.

      - Venezia, G. Salis, 1616. 8vo (160 x 110mm). pp. (32), 525, (1), with printer's device on title and numerous woodcuts in the text. Contemporary limp vellum. A later Italian translation by Briganti of Orta and Monardes. This translation is made from Clusius' Latin translation of both works and not from the original. It illustrates how European knowledge of the texts of Orta and Monardes was principally disseminated via Clusius' version rather than the Portuguese and Spanish originals.Orta's work was first published in Goa in 1563 and is a treatise on medical plants of India. The first edition of Monardes was published in Sevilla, 1565. Monardes tells of the various herbs and gums brought from the New World and their medicinal virtues. He writes of Copall, Anime, Tacamahaca, Balsamo, Guiacum, the most interesting Mechoacan, etc. Furtheron this work contains the first written account and illustration of tobacco, its use as a wound-herb and in the religious ceremonies of the Red Indians.Three small red old paint spots on title and 2 index leaves with minor paper damage.Wellcome I, 4663. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Paraphrasis de los Psalmos de David: reduzidos al phrasis, y modos de hablar de la lengua Española, en el sentido que los dixo el Propheta segun que los entienden los Sanctos. Dedication to D. Felipe III and prologue by Fray Luis Gonçalez, O.P.

      Lisbon, En la officina de Pedro Crasbeeck, 1616. - Large oval woodcut of Christ on title page. Numerous woodcut initials. Several woodcut tailpieces and typographical dividers. Typographical headpiece. (6), 304, (5) ll. Leaf E1 signed "B" in error. Leaves 87, 115, 144, 163, 200, 254-255, and 258 misprinted as 78, 119, 134, 164, 100, 253-254, and 250, respectively. Folio (27.4 x 19.6 cm.), contemporary sheep (rubbing, scraping, and other wear, especially to upper outer corner of front cover), spine gilt with raised bands in six compartments, black leather lettering piece (somewhat defective), gilt letter. Small repair to title page. Occasional light dampstains. Minor worming in lower outer margins of leaves 126-59, never affecting text. Light toning. Overall in good to very good condition. Six-line contemporary ink inscription, and another of four lines, dated 1722, on recto of front free endleaf. Old ink notation at top of front pastedown endleaf. Early (contemporary?) ink marginalia. Bookplate of Alfonso Cassuto. His small, discrete armorial blindstamp in blank portion of title page. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION thus of a work written for the benefit of seventeenth-century Spanish nuns. Cáceres y Sotomayor was inspired to write this work by a nun who heard him preach on a psalm, and admitted that she was very jealous of monks, who had enough education to understand the words of the psalms that were sung throughout services every day: "que uno de los mayores desconsuelos que sentia su spiritu en el continuo exercicio del coro, era dezir, y cantar siempre lo mesmo sin entendello mas un dia que otro, y que tenia grande invidia a los Religiosos, pareciendole que de necessidad avian de medrar mucho en la devocion y en el spiritu: pues entienden lo que cantan" ( 6r). In Spain at this period it was strictly forbidden to translate the Bible: "lo qual està con mil razones prohibido, y dello avemos de huyr con todo cuydado" ( 6v). Cáceres y Sotomayor wrote this work specifically for such nuns, giving the Latin text followed by a lengthy paraphrase and explication, line by line and sometimes word by word. The taxation statement on the verso of the title page, the licenses on the recto of the following leaf, and the king's Alvará on the verso granting Fray Luís Gonçalves (i.e., Gonzalez?) a ten-year privilege for this book, are all in Portuguese. The colophon, dated 2 January 1616, is in Spanish. Fr. Antonio de Cáceres y Sotomayor was a native of Cáceres, in Estremadura, Spain. He entered the Dominican Order and became Archbishop of Astorga, a member of the King's council, and confessor to King Felipe III. He died in 1615, and the book was brought to press by the Dominican Fr. Luis Gonzalez (or Gonçalves?), who edited it and provided some preliminary matter, including a dedication to the king, which Cáceres y Sotomayor had planned, and a preface to the reader, explaining in more detail how he came to publish the work.Curiously, Felipe III of Spain, who ruled in Portugal as Filipe II, is referred to on the title page and elsewhere in this book printed in Lisbon as Felipe III.---- Arouca S483. Garcia Peres p. 85 (without collation; incorrectly referring to Cáceres y Sotomayor as "religioso Português"). Palau 39043 (calling for only 5 preliminary leaves). Nicolau Antonio @Nova, I, 108. Simón Diaz, @Bibliografia de la literatura hispanica, VII, 353. Sousa Viterbo @A literatura Hespanola em Portugal, pp. 37-8. Goldsmith B202. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Miscellaneorum theologicorum, quibus non modo scripturae divinae, sed et aliorum classicorum auctorum plurima monumenta explicantur atque illustrantur: libri tres, plurimarum observationum, in hac editione, insigni auctario locupletati : his insuper accessit, consimilis argumenti, liber item quartus, antehac nunquam pervulgatus

      Excudebat Iosephus Barnesius, Oxford 1616 - Small quarto. Collation: [par.]4 2[par.]4 A-3K4 3L*4 3L-4L4 4M2 (lacking final blank leaf 4M2). Pagination: [16], 439, 444-452, [8], 453-645, [1] pp. FIRST COMPLETE EDITION, and the first edition printed in England. Scarce: ours is apparently the only copy in the market; no copy has appeared at auction in over 35 years. Nicholas Fuller (c.1557-1623) was an English Hebraist and theologian whose skill in Semitic languages was recognized by his contemporaries including Buxtorf. Yet there are only two extant published writings to his name: the present work ("Miscellaneorum theologicorum," a.k.a. "Miscellaneorum sacrorum libri"), often reprinted, which contains a series of comments on difficult or controversial biblical texts, and the "Dissertatio de nomine Yaweh." "Fuller's writings contain ample evidence of his expertise as a Semitic scholar. It is evident from the comments he makes in 'Miscellaneorum sacrorum libri' that he recognizes the importance of cognate languages such as Syriac, Arabic, and Aramaic for understanding the Hebrew Bible, and is clearly well versed in them. He also appreciates the comments of medieval rabbis for elucidating textual difficulties. While he draws much on the leading Christian transmitters of Hebrew learning such as Nicholas de Lyre, Pagninus, Muenster, Tremellius, and Fagius, he often records his debt to the principal Jewish exegetes and grammarians. He obviously had firsthand knowledge of what he calls the 'rabbinica expositio' of certain words. He cites Rashi frequently. He refers to David Kimchi as 'doctissimus Hebraeorum grammaticus' (Critici sacri, ix.2, 862) and quotes from his grammar and lexicon. He regards Ibn Ezra as a leading rabbinic authority and describes him as 'magni nominis rabbinus' (Critici sacri, ix.2, 892)" -- Oxford DNB. The present edition contains an entirely new book (Lib. IV) and Fuller's autobiographical preface, upon which the entry in Wood's Ath. Oxon. (II, 327) was founded. Books 1-3 were first published at Heidelberg in 1612; for the present edition these were corrected by Fuller himself and printed under the author's own supervision by Joseph Barnes, the first printer of the Oxford University Press: "In 1585 the University lent 100 Pounds Sterling to Joseph Barnes, bookseller of Oxford, with which to establish a press, and an ordinance of Star Chamber of the following year specially allowed one press and one apprentice at Oxford, besides a chief printer. It is know that Barnes lives first in a house in the High Street, and next at what is now St. Mary's entry, and there worked as sold Printer to the University until 1617, most of the products of his press being theological, whether sermons or treatise" (Madan, A Brief Account of the University Press at Oxford, p. 25). Barnes died in 1618, but "during his lifetime his shop seems to have been a convivial meeting place for college fellows and may have circulated London newspapers, making it a precursor of later coffee-shops" (Cambridge History of the Book in Britain vol. IV [1557-1695], p. 669). REFERENCES: Madan, Oxford Books, p. 105. STC (2nd ed.); 11461. FINE COPY. From the Hartford Theological Institute with blind stamps Contemporary English ivory vellum, triple blind fillets around sides, smooth spine edges stained red [Attributes: First Edition]

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      - Or The English Horseman: Contayning all the art of horse-manship, as much as is necessary for any man to understand, whether hee be horse-breeder, horse-ryder, horse-hunter, horse-runner, horse-ambler, horse-farrier, horse-keeper, coachman, smith or sadler. Together with the discouery of the subtil trade or mystery of hors-coursers, and an explanation of the excellency of a horses understanding: or how to teach the to do trickes like Bankes his Curtall: And that horses may be made to dravv dry-foot like a Hound. Secrets before unpublished, & now carefully set downe for the profit of this whole Nation: Newly imprinted, corrected and augmented, with many worthy secrets not before knowne. [Edward Allde for Edward White, [1616] - 1617. Eighteenth century full polished tan calf expertly rebacked with double gilt fillet to boards embellished with rosette cornerpiece ornaments, spine in gilt compartments bearing central rosette and emanating floral tools, foliate cornerpiece decorations, raised banding enhanced with gilt and burgundy morocco title label; squarish 8vo, 192x150 mms. A New Edition, the second and last. Divided into eight books, with titles within wide woodcut borders and dedications to each, and separate pagination. Adorned with woodcut illustrations within the text.Provenance: Bookplate of Richard Towneley on verso of first title; from the Library of Captain F. H. Huth with his bookplate.An excellent copy of this scarce work. [ABPC] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Guerres de Nassau, descrites par.

      Michel Collin, Amsterdam 1616 - 2 partes en un mismo volumen. 3 h. inc. frontis, 466 p., 154 grabados a toda plana. 2 h. inc. nueva port. para la segunda parte, 493 p., 7 h., 127 grabados a toda plana, 1 de ellos doble. Pergamino a la romana.Obra profusamente ilustrada por Franz Hogenberg -basándose en sus Sucesos de Europa-, que recoge en dos partes todo el conflicto bélico y revueltas internas que a lo largo del siglo XVI, bajo el reinado de Felipe II, caracterizaron la dominación española de la Casa de Austria en los Países Bajos.Los grabados recogen los planos topográficos de las ciudades sitiadas, los campos de batalla, ejecuciones y los retratos de los gobernadores de los Países Bajos.El CCPB solo registra un ejemplar -incompleto- en España. Palau, 25630; De Mercator a Blaeu, 64

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      P.P. TOZZIUM, Patavii 1616 - COMITUM NATALIS. MYTHOLOGIAE SIVE EXPLICATIONIS FABULARUM LIBRI DECEM IN QUIBUS OMNIA PROPE NATURALIS ET MORALIS PHILOSOPHIAE DOGMATA IN VETERUM FABULIS CONTENTA FUISSE PERSPICUE DEMONSTRATUR. ACCESSIT G. LINOCERII MUSARUM MYTHOLOGIA.ELEGANTISSIMAE DEORUM IMAGINES.M. ANTONII TRITONII. Patavii, P.P. Tozzium 1616.[Fig. Mitologia] ( cm. 22,8 ) ottima piena pergamena originale titolo manoscritto al dorso. --- cc. 22 nn., pp. 614, c. 1 nn., pp. 60. Frontis rosso e nero con 1 tav. ripiegata f.t. e 105 xilografie n.t. La prima edizione figurata apparve nel 1568 senza illustrazioni. Questa è la PRIMA EDIZIONE FIGURATA molto rara. L' opera ha influenzato tutta la mythografia dal tardo rinascimento al pieno barocco, ed è stata una fonte di studio per Ronsard, tutta la Pleiade, Chapman e Bacone. Molta iconografia barocca e molte delle allegorie del '700 sono trattate da questo lavoro assai influente che è stato ampiamente saccheggiato da vari autori. Frontis mutilo quasi per metà in basso con vecchio restauro ( alleghiamo fotocopia completa). Tavola f.t. mancante di oltre 1 cm. a sinistra. Altrimenti esemplare bello fresco e nitido con xilografie in ottima tiratura. Manca a moltissima bibliografia consultata. Solo in CHOIX 11811 e BRITISH M. CAT. XVII ITALIAN BOOKS I 256.[f16] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hiberniae, Britannicae, Insulae, Nova Descriptio.

      London 1616 - Engraving with extraordinary original hand color. Sheet size: 17 x 20 3/4". Inventory#: p262pmat. From the Theatre of Great Britaine. The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine was the first complete atlas of the British Isles ever produced, containing 67 maps of the counties of England, Wales and Ireland, together with maps of the Isles of Wight and Man and also the Channel Islands. This intricately detailed map is a prime example of Speed's particular style and talent. The uncolored editions of Speed's maps are classic and highly sought after, as they reflect the true quality of Speed's work unhindered by colorists. The color on many Speed maps was generally applied years after they were produced, occasionally by private collectors. To all those interested in cartography, the name of John Speed is synonymous with early county maps of Great Britain.  His predecessors, Saxton, Norden, and one or two lesser figures had laid the groundwork for the first mapping of Britain in the days of Queen Elizabeth.  By the end of the 16th century, however, the increase in travel and commerce had created a need for better maps, and Speed's quickly replaced those of his predecessors.  Not only were they more accurate, but undoubtedly the beauty of the engraving, the fine lettering and elaborate ornamentation appealed to the original buyers as much as they do to us today.  Speed's atlas was so ambitious and of such high artistic and intellectual merit that it remained the standard reference for Great Britain until the beginning of the eighteenth century.  The atlas was so highly acclaimed that editions continued to appear until the 1770's. Speed was one of the earliest English antiquarians, and his interest in history led him to add vignettes to his maps of great past events, together with town and architectural plans.  Most maps, for example, contain representations of battles that occurred in the given county, of ancient artifacts and monuments, such as Stonehenge, and of the great cathedrals and palaces of medieval and Tudor England.  The plates were engraved in Amsterdam by the great Dutch mapmaker Jodocus Hondius and exhibit the highest level of craftsmanship and artistic embellishment, reflecting the pervasive and appealing Mannerist style of the period, with strapwork and fretwork cartouches, heraldic crests, and costumed figures.  The decoration and accuracy of Speed's maps, particularly with regard to the lavish use on each map of the coats-of-arms of that country's early leading nobles, inspired the later British county maps of Blaeu and Jansson.

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        DIVA VIRGO HALLENSIS beneficia eius & miracula fide atque ordine descripta.

      ex officina Plantiniana,, Anversa, 1616 - in-4 antico, pp. (8), 86 (i.e. 90), (10), leg. mod. m. perg. con tit. oro al d., piatti in cart. dec. Gr. vignetta in rame al front. raffigurante la Madonna con il Bambino venerata nella cittadina di Hall, nel Belgio, e marca tipogr. in legno al colophon. Iniziali in legno. Con 2 tavv. inc. in rame da Cornelius Galle raff. l’interno del santuario e la veduta della città con l’indicazione, in legenda, del tentativo di assalto al Santuario da parte di Oliviero Tempelius nel luglio del 1580 e di un assalto precedente del 1489. Manca a Bmc, Graesse e Olschki. Iccu cita altre ediz. e non questa. Raro. Ex libris. Ottimo esempl. [321]

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        Lettre de Guillot le Songeux

      Paris 1616 - Lettre de Guillot le Songeux. Lettre de Guillot le Songeux, intendant de Vaugirar, s.l.n.d. (Probablement Paris, vers 1616). Plaquette in-8, 8 pp., demi-maroquin à coin citron signé David, dos à nerfs orné à froid. Très rare et amusant pamphlet. L¿auteur, qui se présente comme un pauvre vendeur de choux sur le Pont-Neuf, critique la politique de son temps, la justice trop chère, les usuriers. Extraordinaire reliure de David (deuxième moitié du XIXème, il avait travaillé chez Lortic et Gruel avant de s¿établir à son compte), d¿une finesse remarquable. Double provenance : Gustave Mouravit (Tampon humide GM, Gustave Mouravit, au premier et dernier feuillet et Pierre Berès (notice collée sur une des gardes en fin d¿ouvrage avec la mention de la bibliothèque Mouravit (1938, n°960) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tractatus Sive Repetitiones Super L Diffamari, C de Ingenuis.

      1616 - Essays on the Roman Law of Libel, Slander and Other Topics Blarer, Bartholomaeus. Contardi, Cesare [d. 1585]. Cagnoli, Girolamo [1491-1551]. Oldendorp, Johann [c. 1480-1567]. Ferrarius, Johannes [1485 or 6-1558]. Gymnich, Walter. Tractatus Sive Repetitiones Super L. Diffamari, C. de Ingenuis Manumissis, Quatuor Clarissimorum Iurisconsultorum, I.C. Bartholomaei Blareri, Caesaris Contardi, Hieronymi Cagnoli, Ioannis Oldendorpii. Quibus Nunc Primum Accessit Io. Ferrarii Montani Brevis Expositio Processus Super L. Diffam. Omnia ex Novissima, Ac Additionibus Quibusdam Locupletata Recognitione Gualteri Gymnici, Iur. Licentiati, & in Aula Electorali Coloniensi Adsessoris. Cologne: Apud Antonium Hierat, 1616. [xxiv], 475, [59] pp. Octavo (6-3/4" x 4-1/4"). Contemporary vellum, gilt title to spine, lapped edges, ties lacking. Light rubbing to extremities, a few negligible spots to boards, partial crack between front endleaf and title page. Woodcut decorated initials and tail-pieces. Light toning to text, early owner annotation to front free endpaper, internally clean. Ex-library. Early location label to spine, armorial bookplate to verso of title page. A nice copy of a scarce title. * Second and final edition. This is a scarce anthology addressing the Roman law of slander, libel, torts and injuries by a distinguished group of German and Italian Jurists. OCLC locates 5 copies of this edition in North America, all in law libraries (Harvard, Northwestern, Universities of California, Berkeley, Minnesota and Pennsylvania). This edition not in the British Museum Catalogue. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "New England" from The General Historie of Virginia, New-England and the Summer Isles

      London, 1616. THE FIRST MAP OF NEW ENGLAND Copper-plate engraving: 117/8" x 137/8" References: Seymour I. Schwartz & Ralph E. Ehrenberg, The Mapping of America (New York, 1980), 96-99; Thomas Suarez, Shedding the Veil (Singapore, 1992), 127-9; M.B. Pritchard & H.M. Taliaferro, Degrees of Latitude: Mapping Colonial America (Williamsburg, 2002), n. 6. In 1614, five years after returning to England from Virginia, Captain John Smith returned to the New World, this time to the coasts of Maine and Massachusetts Bay - the region that would come to be known, thanks to the map that he subsequently published, as "New England." This map, the result of Smith's personal explorations and field surveys, covers the area from Penobscot Bay to Cape Cod. It is the earliest map devoted to the region and the foundational work of New England cartography. Smith's second New World voyage was initiated by the invitation of four London merchants who financed two ships that sailed in March 1614 with instructions to return with a profitable cargo. Smith made the Atlantic crossing in a relatively speedy six weeks, arriving off Monhegan Island near the Kennebec estuary. By that time the waters of New England, particularly Maine, were being visited by dozens of English and French fishing vessels a year. While the crew of one of Smith's vessels concentrated on catching fish and collecting other valuable commodities, Smith continued down the coast to chart and explore, lamenting the poor quality of existing maps: "[I] had six or seven several plots of those Northern parts, so unlike each to other, and most so differing from any true proportion, or resemblance of the Country, as they did me no more good, than so much waste paper, though they cost me more." In the course of his explorations, he named Plymouth Rock, describing its location as "an excellent good harbor, good lands, and no want of anything but industrious people." (This description proved the incentive, six years later, for the Mayflower Pilgrims to relocate here from their first, unsatisfactory settlement in Holland.) In mid-July, after just six weeks, Smith returned to England, but in that remarkably short span of time he had accumulated the raw materials for this highly accurate and thorough map of the New England coastline. The map, engraved by Simon van de Passe, was published as part of Smith's Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles, one of the most important books in the history of the colonization and settlement of America.. Book.

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      Paris. . 1616 - [8],375,[16] leaves. Early vellum. Titlepage slightly worn at fore edge. Scattered light soiling. Slight worming in the gutter, not affecting text; two wormholes through last few leaves, minutely affecting text in spots. Bookplate of famous collector Alberto Parreno on verso of final leaf. Generally very good. Fourth French edition of this most important source book on the Indians of Mexico and Peru and on the natural history of South America. A Jesuit father, Acosta spent seventeen years in American missions in Mexico and Peru between 1571 and 1588. While in Peru he was instrumental in founding the printing press there, and its first productions, in 1585, were prepared by him. In addition to being an accomplished linguist, Acosta was one of the first to formulate a systemic theory of anthropology, suggesting a classification of different peoples into different types, which foreshadowed later ideas of social evolution. "As a natural historian, Acosta surpassed Oviedo. He took a philosophical approach to natural phenomena, searching for causes and effects in a spirit of critical inquiry.The subject of his moral history is pre- Columbian civilizations, particularly the Aztecs and the Incas, whose religions, customs, and governments he admiringly compares" - Delgado- Gomez. "He provided great detail in his descriptions of sailing directions, mineral wealth, trading commodities, Indian history, etc. Consequently his work operated more strongly than any other in opening the eyes of the rest of Europe to the great wealth that Spain was drawing from America" - Streeter. Acosta was a keen observer of New World plants. He "mentions most of the plants used in Peru as foodstuffs or as medicinals, and even the ornamentals. He remarks that the Indians loved flowers just for their beauty" - Shaw. There is also a detailed discussion of plants exported to the Old World, such as ginger, and the use of coca in Peru. PALAU 1989. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 616/1. MEDINA (BHA) 330n. JCB (3) II:110. SABIN 125. STREETER SALE 32 (ref). ARENTS 35 (another ed.).

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        [Sixty editions of his plays, poems, translations of Virgilius, Ovidius, Euripides, and writings on religious subjects].Amsterdam, Franeker, Cologne, Amersfoort, [different publishers], 1616-1730. 60 editions in 16 volumes. 4to. With 1 folding engraved plate, 10 engraved frontispiece plates (mostly frontispieces), 12 full-page engravings on integral leaves, nearly 300 engravings and etchings in the texts, most of them nearly full-page. 18th-century mottled calf with gold-tooled boards, spines and board edges.

      A finely bound world-class collection of first editions by the greatest poet and playwright of the Dutch Golden Age. This nearly complete collection of Vondel's plays, poetry, translations and religious writings, comprises 58 editions of works by Vondel and 2 by other authors. There are 28 original editions of Vondel's works and two of the works by other authors, 30 later editions, some of which containing new material. Some works are included twice. The titles in the present set were published from 1616 till 1730 and are uniformly bound in 16 volumes in the 18th century. he 1667 Zungchin lacks the last two leaves, and it and Noah from the same year are slightly browned and spotted. The 1648 Leeuwendalers has two tears through the text and some marginal restoration. Further in very good condition, lacking only an occasional final blank leaf and with only minor waterstains in a few editions, and an occasional spot, tiny hole, offset or other minor defect, rarely affecting the text or plate. A golden opportunity to acquire in one blow a world-class collection of first editions by the greatest poet and playwright of the Dutch Golden Age.

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        Anglesey Antiently called Mona, Described 1610.

      1616 - London, John Sudbury & George Humble, 1616, Latin text edition. 390 x 510mm. An early impression with good margins. Engraved by Jodocus Hondius, this is one of the most decorative maps of the island, with an inset plan of Beaumaris, armorials and a large compass rose. This example comes from the only non-English edition of Speed's Theatre, produced for the Continental market. Its lack of success makes it comparatively scarce: it was only after 1918 that the British Museum obtained a complete Latin volume. CHUBB: xxiv; SKELTON 11.

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      per Pietro Tozzi 1616 DELLA CELESTE FISONOMIA, LIBRI SEI NEI QUALI RIBUTTATA LA VANITÀ DELL'ASTROLOGIA GIUDICIARIA, SI DÀ MANIERA DI ESSATTAMENTE CONOSCERE PER VIA DELLE CAUSE NATURALI TUTTO QUELLO, CHE L'ASPETTO, LA PRESENZA, & LE FATTEZZE DE GL'HUOMINI POSSONO FISICAMENTE SIGNIFICARE, E PROMETTERE. DELLA PORTA GIOVAN BATTISTA - In Padova, per Pietro Tozzi, 1616. In - 4° antico (cm. 22), piena pergamena recente, uso coevo. (12), 144, (4), Frontespizio in rosso e in nero con bella vignetta xilografica. Ritratto xilografico dell'autore a piena pag. entro cornice al verso dell'ultima c. preliminare non numerata (il recto contiene un componimento poetico di dedica di Giulio Cesare Cortese). Fregi tipografici in xilografia. Numerosissime xilografie fisiognomiche intercalate n.t.; 12 xilografie raffigurano i segno zodiacali. Bell'esemplare. Prima edizione in lingua italiana della Coelestis physognomoniae, uno dei più celebri trattati fisiognomici di ogni tempo, destinato a influenzare in maniera decisiva, insieme col precedente De humana physiognomonia (1586), le teorie di Lavater. > (Dorbon). Vinciana, 2247. Wellcome, 5210. Cicognara, 2458. STC 17 Century Italian, 700. Bruni / Evans, 4216. Rosenthal, Magica, 1003. Casanatense, 355. Krivatsy, 9173. Wellcome, 5210. Gottlieb, 234. Cfr. (altre edizioni): Garrison / Morton, IV, 150. "He was the founder of physiognomy." Caillet, 8849. Gardner, Astrologica,1030. Esoterica, 3725 "Le plus rare des ouvrages de Porta." Houzeau / Lancaster, 5013. Cantamessa, 1248.

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        Denbigh Shire.

      1616 - London, John Sudbury & George Humble, 1616, Latin text edition. 385 x 510mm. An early impression with good margins. Engraved by Jodocus Hondius, this is one of the most decorative maps of the county, with an inset plan of Denbigh, two large armorials and a vignette of Neptune in armour astride a sea horse. This example comes from the only non-English edition of Speed's Theatre, produced for the Continental market. Its lack of success makes it comparatively scarce: it was only after 1918 that the British Museum obtained a complete Latin volume. CHUBB: xxiv; SKELTON 11.

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      London, Richard Field, 1616.A COMMENTARIE OF M. DOCTOR MARTIN LUTHER UPON THE EPISTLE OF S. PAUL TO THE GALATHIANS: first collected and gathered word by word out of his preaching, and now out of Latine faithfully translated into English for the unlearned. Wherein is set forth most excellently the glorious riches of Gods grace, and the power of the Gospell, with the difference between the Law and the Gospel, & strength of Faith declared: to the ioyfull comfort and confirmation of all true Christian beleevers, especially such as inwardly being afflicted and grieved in consciences, do hunger and thirst for iustification in Christ Jesu. For whose cause most chiefly this book is translated and printed, and dedicated to the same. 1616, 4to in eights, 190 x 145 mm, 7½ x 5¾, printer's anchor device on title page, leaves (4), 296, collation A4, B - Pp8, printed in black letter. Title page dusty and with small piece cut from upper outer corner, margins to prelim pages very lightly soiled, small piece missing from 1 corner with loss of 1 word of sidenote, a few lower corners have a small piece missing, small stain to 1 margin, a few pencil marks in the margins, a few pages lightly browned, 8 pages more heavily, all still easily legible, occasional pale damp staining, mainly to margins. Bound with: A COMMENTARIE UPON THE FIFTEENE PSALMES, CALLED PSALMI GRADUUM, that is Psalmes of Degrees. Faithfully copied out 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. Richard Field, 1615. Pages (10), 90, 93 - 318, (2), collation: A - V8, X4, X4 is a blank, the error in pagination occurs in all copies, collated and guaranteed complete. Edge of 2 upper margins slightly frayed, not affecting running title, a few pages lightly browned. Bound together in antique leather, double ruled border to covers, rebacked to style with raised bands but no label or lettering, original endpapers retained. Covers very worn, leather missing at corners, and some chips to leather along edges and on covers, inner paper hinges cracked, endpapers and pastedowns chipped and worn, fore - edge of front endpaper repaired with old paper, date of 1638 on front endpaper and in the same hand a name on verso and on title page of first work, otherwise good condition. The first work was first published in English in 1575 and the second in 1577. Lowndes 1415. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Landrecht / Policey: Gerichts- Malefitz- und andere Ordnungen. Der Fürstenthumben Obern und Nidern Bayrn.

      München, Henricus, 1616. Mit gestoch. Titel, 8 wiederh. blattgr. Wappenholzschnitten u. 13 teils blattgr. Textholzschnitten. Holzdeckelband der Zeit mit blindgepr. Schweinslederbezug, 2 Messingschließen, Folio. - VD 17 1:015484M; Pfister I, 78; Lentner 3570; Stobbe II, 366. - Erste Ausgabe des Codex Maximilianus. Großes, auf Veranlassung des bayrischen Kurfürsten Maximilian I. hauptsächlich von den Hofkanzlern Johann Gailkircher und Simon Wangnereck und dem Stadtschreiber Georg Locher redigiertes und anderthalb Jahrhunderte gültiges Gesetzeswerk. Enthält Prozess, Gerichtsordnung, Gandt-Prozess, Landrecht, Landesfreiheit, Landes- und Polizeiordnung, Forst-, Jagd- u. Malefizprozessordnung; teils eng an die 1518-1533 beschlossenen Rechtsordnungen angelehnt. Die Textholzschnitte zeigen Eichmaße in Fischform und Abstammungsdiagramme. - Kollation: 10 Bl. (inkl. gestoch. Titel), 1 w. Bl., 62 S., 1 w. Bl., 3 Bl., S. 63-94, 1 w. Bl., 8 Bl., S. 95-200, 1 w. Bl., 18 Bl., S. 201-406, 1 w. Bl., 6 Bl., S. 407-443, 22 Bl., S. 444-728, 4 Bl., S. 729-774, 1 w. Bl., 2 Bl., S. 775-793, 4 Bl., S. 794-827, 5 Bl., 1 Bl. Errata. - Mit gestoch. Wappenexlibris des Freiherrn von Widmann, Herrn von Rapperzell, Mozenhoven und Schönbrunn, gestochen 1754. - Bei Seite 425-426 Text teils mit zeitgenöss. handschriftlich in Kanzleischrift ergänzt. Die Blätter mit den Fischmaßen mit kleineren, restaurierten Einrissen. Nur leicht braun- oder wasserfleckig, insgesamt jedoch in guter Erhaltung.

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      A Londres: Par Iehan Bill, imprimatur du Roy, 1616. A Londres: Par Iehan Bill, imprimatur du Roy, 1616.. [544]pp. A-E4 [2]A-2R4; A-Z3 (plus blank). Quarto. Contemporary armorial calf. Titles within woodcut borders, decorated initials, contemporary typographic wastesheets utilized in binding. Light smear to 2H1v, occasional marginal tidemarks, a couple signatures starting, covers splayed and a bit discolored, lower joint split, early ink ownership inscription on front binder's blank, more annotations on verso of rear binder's blank, marginal flaw in fore-edge of 2E4; still, if one elected to discard the remaining not insignificant vestigial virtues of the original binding, a copy that could be rendered fairly agreeable if placed in modern dress. First edition of the first French translation of the 1603 King James I Prayer Book, translated by Pierre de Laune, past of the French Reformed congregation in Norwich. The translation was "originally commissioned by James I to promote a royal marriage between Henry Prince of Wales (d. 1612) with the French princess Christine; some years later the project was revived in connection with the marriage of Charles Prince of Wales & Princess Henrietta Maria of France ..." - Griffiths. The section of the Psalms has its own woodcut decorated title-leaf (2R4). Although common enough institutionally -- ESTC locates eleven copies in North America, spread over 8 locations - the last perfect copy noted in ABPC is the Evelyn copy (1977), with only one other appearance following that, a copy lacking a blank and one text leaf, GRIFFITHS 36.2 STC 16431. ESTC S108736.

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        Epitome Thesauri Linguae Sanctae

      [Leiden] - Ex Officina Plantiniana Raphelengis, 1616. [Leiden] - Ex Officina Plantiniana Raphelengis, 1616 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A Hebrew-Latin dictionary for Catholic ministers. Originally written by the DominicanSaint Pagnini in the early 1500s, this edition was printed by Francis van Ravelinghen (Raphelengius) at the famous Plantin Press in Leiden afterthe presswas bequeathed him by his father in law, the renowned printer Christophe Plantin. With an engraving of golden compasses to title page, the printer's mark of the House of Plantin. Label to rear pastedown of Yelden Rectory. Condition: In a calf binding. Externally, worn with slight loss to leather at head of spine and rear board, and slight evidence of past worming to tail of spine. Slight straining to hinges. Internally, binding strained in places with slight evidence of past worming to a number of pages. Generally bright and clean. Overall: GOOD.

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