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        Tratado de la arte mayor de arismetica, llamada algebra, o regla de la cosa

      Scarce Spanish text on Arithmetics. 1619. Tarragona. Gabriel Roberto. In 4to (174 x 134 mm). 2 ff. + 79 + 6 ff. Fine red morocco by Brugalla, raised bands to spine, lettered in gilt, boards with supralibros, gilt turn-ins, gilt edges. Slightly trimmed, washed, one leave with closed tear affecting text. Second edition. Tolra translated Juan Ventallol?s Pratica mercantioul, first published in Lyon in 1521. This second edition appears to be even scarcer than the first, we having been unable to trace any other copy having been sold at auction; furthermore, we could only locate a handful of copies in institutions worldwide. The Tratado is often found bound along with another work by Tolra, although they are separate publications, as evident by Palau?s treatment. The text begins explaining and giving a short historical background of arithmetic?s, and extends to include guides applied to household economics; it includes woodcuts diagrams in the text. Provenance: Antonio Lopez; Isidoro Fernandez, ex libris on front pastedown. Palau, 333478.

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      Firenze: FILIPPO GIUNTI. [ARTE - PRIMA EDIZIONE] (cm.22,4) buona legatura recente con piatti e dorso in tutta pergamena antica ben restaurata e conservata, con filetti e fiori angolari in oro. Piccolo fregio centrale al piatto posteriore, piccoli fregi sempre in oro, al dorso. -- cc. 4 nn., pp. 186, cc, 9 nn. Ritratto del Vasari, capilettera figurati, marca tipografica al frontis e in fine. L' opera è una delle più importanti della storiografia artistica italiana e veramente rara. Edizione originale pubblicata postuma dal nipote dell' autore. CICOGNARA: "è questa la vera prima edizione di tale opera". SCHLOSSER-MAGNINO:"questi dialoghi 7 di numero (come le singole sale) e che hanno luogo tra il principe (Francesco dei Medici) e lo stesso autore, sono oltremodo significativi per il tempo del Vasari e contengono una quantità di ammaestramenti sulla iconografia del periodo manieristico. In quest' opera cortigiana di nuovo stampo, in questa esaltazione della discendenza dei Medici, piena zeppa di mitologia, d' allegorie, e di geroglifici, la trama letteraria predomina quanto mai in nessun altro tempo precedente". Lievi ombreggiature alla prima e ultima carta. Antiche firme al frontis, nascoste da altre posteriori che ne impediscono la lettura, altrimenti esemplare molto bello, nitido e ben marginato. curioso il fatto che riferisce il GAMBA che nel 1619, per cedere le copie rimaste invendute fu cambiato il frontis e le ultime due carte. CAMERINI II 148; GAMBA 1729; CICOGNARA 225; MORENI II 432 con lunga nota; SCHLOSSER-MAGNINO 331; BM. STC. 712; COLOMBO " CAT. OPERE DI SCIENZE E ARTE" p. 79.[f36] . ottimo. Rilegato. prima edizione. 1588.

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        Von Ankunfft und Ursprung des Römischen Reichs, der alten Römer herkommen, Sitten, Weißheit, Ehrbarkeit, löblichem Regiment, Ritterlichen Thaten, Victori und Sieg, gegen ihren Feinden: Auch von allerley Händeln und Geschichten, so sich in Frid und Krieg, zu Rom, in Italia, und andern Nationen, damit die Römer jederzeit zu thun gehabt, fast innerhalb achthundert jaren, von erbawung der Statt an, Erstlich unter der Könige, und volgends unter der Rathsmeister Regiment, biß auff der ersten Römischen Keyser Regierung, verloffen und zugetragen. Jetzund auff daß newe auß dem Latein Verteutscht, und mit ordenlicher verzeychniß der fürnemmsten Historien, Jarrechnung, kurtzer Livischen Chronica, Register, und schönen Figuren gezieret, deßgleichen vorhin im Truck nie Außgangen. Mit Römischer Key. Majest. Freyheit

      Straßburg, Rihel 1619. 33 cm. (36), 887, (23) Seiten mit Holzschnitt-Titeleinfassung, Druckermarke (am Schluß) und mehr als 130 Textholzschnitten von Tobias Stimmer und Bocksberger, Titel rot und schwarz. Pergamentband der Zeit - Goed. II, 320, 8 - Graesse IV, 232 - Nagler, Monogr V, 424 - VD17 1:043949B - Schönes Holzschnittbuch in der Übersetzung von Zacharias Müntzer. Mit Widmungsvorrede des Verlegers an Kaiser Maximilian II. vom 18. März 1574. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar, Einband etwas fleckig, Titel und Vorrede papierbedingt leicht gebräunt -

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        Relation iournaliere du voyage du Levant

      Nancy: Iacob Garnich, 1619. An attractive copy of Beauvau’s 1605 expedition through Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Palestine and Egypt, one of the most substantially illustrated French travelogues of the first half of the 17th century relating to the Near East. Of special note is Beauvau’s use of cartographic illustration suggestive of the Italian isolarios of the period: the 49 maps and views of Aegean islands, etc., engraved in the manner of Bertelli and Camocio, remind us that at this early date France did not as yet have a very well developed cartographic style, forcing publishers to look for models elsewhere—namely Italy, where the Italians had been publishing isolarios for more than a century. The plates, however, were engraved by a Frenchman, Jean Appier Hanzelet, of Lorraine, a very good engraver who is best known for his book on pyrotechnics with memorable illustrations in a kindred style.Beauvau describes many religious landmarks and holy sites (this edition includes floor plans of the more important churches in Jerusalem) as well as providing details on peoples of various faiths he encountered during his travels. Mentioned in the Relation are a number of legendary boulders and stones in Palestine which bear curious markings, allegedly the imprints of the bodies of three apostles on stones in the Garden of Gethsemane and of St. Jerome’s body in the desert (p. 148).Henri de Beauvau, a soldier and diplomat, fought the Turks in Hungary first in the service of Emperor Rudolph III, and then under the elector of Bavaria. He embarked upon this journey in 1605, regarding it as a diplomatic venture rather than a pilgrimage. The work first appeared without illustrations in an octavo format in 1608. The first illustrated edition was published in 1615, by Garnich. It is clear from the text that the illustrations were specifically engraved for the work and thus the Garnich editions are traditionally considered the most complete. The 1619 edition is not in OCLC; we have located two copies: Dresden and the British Library. OCLC records a Paris, 1619 edition with the imprint of Gilles Robinor at Niedersachs. The 1615 Nancy edition is held by Cornell, NYPL, Yale, Chicago, Oxford (detailed collation, to which our copy conforms).* Atabey 85; this edition not in Blackmer (cf. 106 for first illustrated edition); Brunet I.724 (s.v Beauveau); Zacharakis 136-153.. (4) ff. including engraved title, 181 (recte 180) pp. with 49 engraved plates in text. Bound in limp vellum, gilt stamp of Camille Aboussouan on upper cover, later ties. With Aboussouan’s two bookplates, on front pastedown and verso of flyleaf. Contemporary inscriptions on the title: Ex dono D. de Pigier, Ex Bibliotheca S. Victoria Paris; (cancelled) library stamp of Muséum D’Histoire Naturelle. Some faint waterstaining to upper corner of some leaves, scattered spotting throughout, but generally very good.

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        Reipublicae Christianopolitanae descriptio

      Strasburg: heirs of Lazarus Zetzner, 1619. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 220 pp., (4) ff., blank, except for the third, which has errata printed on recto; with a folding engraved plate depicting Christianopolis.[Bound first:] Herculis Christiani luctae XXIV. Strasburg, Lazarus Zetzner, 1615. (2) ff., [1-]54, 59-62, + 3 blank leaves; note: lacking pages 55-58 (c6-7). [Bound second:] Turris Babel sive Judiciorum de Fraternitate Rosaceae Crucis Chaos. Strasburg, heirs of Lazarus Zetzner, 1619. 72 pp.[Bound last:] Civis Christianus, sive Peregrini quondam errantis restitutiones. Strasburg, heirs of Lazarus Zetzner, 1619. 235 pp., 2 blanks. Four works in one vol. Very lightly browned as usual; excellent copies in contemporary yapped vellum, spine lettered in ink; early inscription in ink on upper margin of the Herculis Christiani luctae (bound first); 18th C notes on rear free end-paper; 19th C bookplate of 'James Brown Thornton' on front paste-down. Fine sammelband of four scarce first editions of works by the Renaissance theologian, Lutheran reformer, and self-proclaimed founding Rosicrucian Johann Valentin Andreae (1586-1654), including his celebrated Reipublicae Christianopolitanae, a Protestant vision of the Christian Utopia. The volume includes a folding engraved plate, often missing, depicting two views of the perfect city: a bird's-eye view of its walls, courtyards, and central tower, together with an aerial blueprint of its symmetrical architectural layout.Like its famous predecessor, More's Utopia (1516), Andreae's Christianopolis describes the ideal Christian society from the perspective of a visiting narrator, in this case the shipwrecked pilgrim Cosmoxenus Christianus, who observes the city's inhabitants, social institutions and way of life. As Thompson has remarked, however, the work's "blueprint for establishing a small community of scholar-craftsmen"-in contrast to the stratified castes of Utopia-marks it as "a Lutheran alternative to the Jesuit collages of the counter-reformation, and a Christocentric alternative to the Rosicrucian myth" with which Andreae was also associated. Many of the work's 100 chapters, e.g. The Library, The Pharmacy, The Natural Science Laboratory, Mathematical Instruments, Astrononomy etc., also testify to Andreae's education in the humanities and natural sciences: he read Erasmus and Lipsiu, studied mathematics under Maestlin, and corresponded with Kepler until the latter's death in 1630.Manuel also notes that, unlike Utopia or Campanella's City of the Sun (a near-contemporary of the present work), the progress of Andreae's narrator through his surroundings represents a private spiritual journey, one that perhaps prefigures Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress (1678): "Christianopolis is the history of an adept in an ideal Lutheran community, and the alterations of his inner being, his exaltation through the sight of the meticulously ordered Christian city, is the heart of the work." Bound first in the volume is Andreae's Herculis Christiani luctae, which includes veiled biographical material on his Tübingen friend and mentor Tobias Hess (1558-1614); Christianopolis is followed by Turris Babel (1619), an anonymously published satire of the Rosicrucian movement, and Civis Christianus, a didactic examination of religious hermeticism.*Reipublicae: Dünnhaupt 23 ('Erster evangelisch orientierter utopischer Staatsroman im Geiste von Moore's Utopia und Campanella's Sonnenstaat'), Faber du Faur I.128, Gardner 38; Herculis: Cimelia Rhodostaurotica 46, Gardner 30; Turris: Cimelia Rhodostaurotica 285, Gardner 39; Civis: Cimelia Rhodostaurotica 284, Gardner 42. Also cf. Manuel, Utopian Thought in the Western World, pp. 289-305; Johann Valentin Andreae's Utopian Brotherhoods Author(s): Donald R. Dickson Source: Renaissance Quarterly, Vol. 49, No. 4 (Winter, 1996), pp. 760-802; .

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        Le jeu des Eschets

      343 pages. Duodecimo (5 ½? x 3 ¼?). Bound in vellum with black lettering to spine. Originally written in 1619 in Italian. [Biblioteca van Der Niemeijeriana: 402]Gioachino Greco, also known as Il Calabrese, was born around 1600 in Celico, which near Cosenza in Calabria. Calabria had already produced such players as Leonardo di Bono and Michele di Mauro. From his writing it's apparent the he wasn't educated and likely came from a lower class family. Already in 1619, Greco started keeping a notebook of tactics and particularly clever games and he took up the custom of giving copies of his manuscripts to his wealthy patrons. In Rome Monsignor Corsino della casa Minutoli Tegrini, Cardinal Savelli and Monsignor Francisco Buoncompagni all received copies (of which there are extant copies, dated 1620 in the Corsiniana library in Rome, under the title, Trattato del nobilissimo gioco de scacchi). Despite his popularity in Rome, in 1621 Greco took off to test himself against the rest of Europe leaving this paper trail as he went. In 1621 he left a fine copy of his manuscripts with Duke Enrico of Lorraine in Nancy. He traveled to Paris where he played Arnauld (Isaac) de Corbeville, Enrico di Savoia (the Marquis of St. Sorlin and the Duke of Nemours and Geneva) and others. He had apparently been quite successful because in traveling from Paris to England he was waylaid by robbers who divested him of 5,000 scudi, a princely sum. Finally making it to London, he beat all the best players. Sir Francis Godolphin and Nicholas Mountstephen were given copies of his manuscripts. While in London, Greco developed an idea to record entire games, rather than positions, for study and inclusion in his manuscripts. He returned to Paris in 1624 where he rewrote his manuscript collection to reflect his new ideas. He then went to Spain and played at the court of Philip IV. There he beat his mentor and the strongest player of the time (other than himself), don Mariano Morano. He finally returned to Italy where he was enticed to traveling to the New Indies, the Americas, by a Spanish nobleman. He seemingly contracted some disease there and died around 1630 (possibly 1634) at the young age of 30 (34). He generously left all the money he earned at chess to the Jesuits. Gioachino Greco stood head and shoulders above his contemporaries, a feat seldom duplicated. David Hooper, in The Oxford Companion to Chess, states that Greco probably made up the games in his manuscripts. The question of whether he actually played the games or invented them is rather moot since if he invented them, he was perfectly capable of playing them.Condition:Old owner's inscription laid in to both front and back paste downs, some slight foxing, still has the original ribbon book mark. Other wise a good copy.

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        Scelta d'alcuni miracoli e grazie della Santissima Nunziata di Firenze. -

      Firenze, Cecconcelli, 1619In-4 picc. Mezza pergamena del primo ?800, dorso con tasselli. Bel frontespizio figurato e 40 illustrazioni a p. pag. incise al bulino dal Callot su disegni di Matteo Rosselli, Fabrizio Boschi, Arsenio Mascagni, Antonio Tempesta e Antonio delle Pomarance, che riproducono un?affresco e 39 quadri conservati nella SS. Nunziata di Firenze. (10), 254, (2 bianche), (12) pp.; senza l?occhiello; fresco esemplare. Prima edizione di un?opera particolarmente apprezzata per le illustrazioni del Callot. Il frate fiorentino Lottini, autore di questa storia dei miracoli attribuiti ad un affresco dell?Annunciazione del XIII secolo, era anche scultore e poeta. Cicognara 2060. Lozzi 1859. Gamba 1968. Brunet III, 1181: «Ouvrage recherché..». Moreni II, 513: «I rami che adornano quest?opera, sono tutti incisi a bulino dal celebre Jacques Callot... Gli amatori fanno a ragione gran conto della prima edizione a motivo della maggior freschezza dei rami». First edition of this history of all the miracles attributed to a 13th century fresco in a Florentine church representing the Annunciation; it was believed that the head of the Virgin was painted by an angel. The book is particularly valuable for the finely engr. illustrations by Callot: title within an architectural frame with putti, and 40 plates. Lacking the half title as often, otherwise a good copy with neat proofs of the illustrations, bound in 19th century half vellum.

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        Asia recens summa cura delineata

      Nel 1619 Jodocus Hondius jr. incide una prima versione della carta dell?Asia con le figure. Dopo solo 4 anni decide di realizzare le carte dei continenti, commissionando il lavoro a Pieter van den Keere; questa carta dell?Asia che proponiamo appartiene a questo set, datato 1623. La carta è incisa in maniera speculare, per cui le figure e le piante delle città risultano rovesciate rispetto alla precedente versione. In alto si trovano le piante di Famagosta, Rodi, Damasco, Gerusalemme, Aden e Ormus; ai lati i costumi tipici di alcuni popoli asiatici. Delle lastra esistono cinque stati; il nostro esemplare è del quinto stato finale, con le figure delle città in basso rimosse, la data nel cartiglio cancellata e senza il testo al verso. Probabile che sia inserita nella rarissima cosmografia di Pierre D?Avity edita a Lione nel 1659, dal titolo Les Estats Empires, Royaumes et Principautez du Monde. Incisione in rame, con margini, in perfetto stato di conservazione. Molto rara. Bibliografia: Schilder, Monumenta Cartographica Neerlandica, vol. VI, pp. 150/55, 23.5. Dimensioni 555x410. In 1619 Jodocus Hondius jr. engraved the first version of the map of Asia with figures. After four years he decided to realize the maps of the coninents, commissionino the job to Pieter van den Keere; this representation of Asia belongs to this set, dated 1623. The map is engraved mirroring the first version, for city plans are figures are upside down compared to the other example. On the upper part there are the city plans of Famagosta, Rodi, Damasco, Jerusalem, Aden and Ormus; on the sides, there are folk costumes of the Asiatic populations. This example is in the fifth final state, for he figures of the cities and the date in the cartouche have been cancelled and without the text on verso. Maybe this engraving was included in the very rare collection of Pierre D?Avity, printed in Lyon in 1659, with the title of Les Estats Empires, Royaumes et Principautez du Monde. Copper engraving, with margins, in excellent condition. Very rare. Amsterdam Amsterdam Schilder, Monumenta Cartographica Neerlandica, vol. VI, pp. 150/55, 23.5. Dimensioni 555x410

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        Insularum Orientali Siciliae lateri objacentium typus/ Melita

      Carta geografica dellla Sicilia settentrionale, con la Calabria e le Isole Eolie tratta dalla prima edizione del celebre "Sicilia Antiqua cum minoribus insulis, ei adjacentibus. Item Sardinia et Corsica" edito a Leida, Elzevier, 1619. IN basso le carte dell'isola di Malta e dell'isola di Mljet in Dalmazia. Il geografo ed umanista polacco Philipp Clüver, detto anche Cluverius o Cluverio (Danzica 1580-Leida 1623) effettua il viaggio in Sicilia nel 1618 pervenendo dalla Calabria. Da Messina, dove giunge alla fine di marzo, si reca a Palermo e compie, in circa due mesi, il giro dell?isola ?trilatera?. In essa ha osservato, e a volte individuato, i siti delle antiche città menzionate nelle opere degli autori classici. Questo gli consentirà di ricostruire la topografia antica della regione e nel 1619 di pubblicare le sue ricerche in Sicilia antiqua dove inserisce una mappa con i toponimi delle città greche e romane. Il volume e la mappa, nei secoli successivi, diverranno un?indispensabile guida per i viaggiatori che visitano l?isola con l?intento di studiare i reperti dell?antichità classica. Il testo del Cluverio fu riedito più volte nel Seicento e nel secolo XVIII e presenta pure la descrizione delle isole di Malta, Sardegna e Corsica con le relative mappe. Incisione in rame in perette condizioni. Francoforte Frankfurt 270 290

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        Squitinio della liberta veneta. Nel quale si adducono anche le raggioni dell'impero romano sopra la citta & signoria di Venetia

      STAMPATO IN MIRANDOLA : APPRESSO GIOUANNI BENNINCASA, 1619 1619 Stampato in Mirandola : appresso Giouanni Bennincasa, 1619 In-8 (2) 101 (3) Piena pergamena con titolo manoscritto al dorso. Qualche foro da tarlo al margine bianco inferiore da p. 6, che va scomparendo verso la fine. Ex-libris Franz Pollack-Parnau e Scannis de Bizzarro.. Appunti a matita alla pagina bianca iniziale. Esemplare proveniente dalla bilioteca Soranzo, che vi fece un appunto a penna alla prima pagina bianca. Celebre opera anonima contro Venezia di varia attribuzione, Seconda non comune edizione di questo "Pampleth" nei confronti della Repubblica di Venezia, testo che fu soggetto alla censura, ritirato e fatto bruciare. Edita la prima volta nel 1612. L'opera è attribuita ad Alfonso de Cueva, ambasciatore della Spagna, presso la città lagunare ma si parla anche di Possevino e arco Velsero. Il Peignot nel suo "Dictionnaire des Ouvrages Condamnes au feu" così scrive: "Ouvrage seditibux et rare. Il a ete Brulè par ordre du Senat de Venise. On n'en connait pas l'auteur precisement?Il pretend monster dans cet ouvrage que la Republique de Venise n'est pas nee libre, qu'elle est un ancien domaine de l'Empire, et que, par consequent l'Empereur et l'Empire conserrvent sur la Republique leurs droits et leurs memes pretentions. Cet auteur semble avoir prevu la sorte de Venise. Quoi qu'il en soit, son livre a donnè lieu a' Fra Paolo (Sarpi) de Faire l?Histoire du Concile de Trente pour Mortifier la cour de Roe, et il n'y a que trop bien. Reussiò (II, p. 144-145). Melzi, Dizionario di opere anonime e pseudonime, III, p. 93; Parenti, Dizionario dei luoghi di stampa falsi, inventati o supposti, p. 143; Autori italiani del Seicento, III, p. 226-227, n. 1013-1016. (II, P.144-145)?MELZI, DIZIONARIO DI OPERE ..., III, P.93; PARENTI, DIZIONARIO DEI LUOGHI DI STAMPA FALSI ..., P.143; AUTORI ITALIANI DEL SEICENTO, III, P.226-227, N.1013-1016; BRUNET V, 502; CICOGNA 129. LOZZI 6133.

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        Esequie dell'Imperatore Mattias, a Firenze

      Da un soggetto di Giulio Parigi. After a subject by Giulio Parigi. Lieure 299 secondo stato di tre 200 280

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        Histoire des Drogues espisceries, et de certains medicamens simples, qui naissent és Indes & en l'Amerique. Cette matiere comprise en six Livres: dont il y a cinq tirés du Latin de

      Charles de l'Escluse: & l'Histoire du Baulme adioustee de nouveau: où il est prové, que nous avons le vray Baulme d'Arabie, contre l'opinion des anciens & modernes. Le tout fidellement translaté en François, par Antoine Colin... Seconde edition... Lyon, Jean Pillehotte, 1619. 6 parts in one volume. 8vo. pp. (16), 369 (15); 176, (6); 102,(8); 262, (6), with numerous woodcuts in the text. Recent red morocco, gilt edges. A gathering of the principal texts on exotic plants of the 16th century, comprising works of Acosta, Orto, Monardes, and Alpini. The Acosta, Orta, and Monardes were translated by Colin from the Clusius' Latin versions, while the Alpini was translated by Colin directly from the Latin. He published his translations of the first three authors in 1602. The present edition includes the Alpini translation for the first time, and the whole has been substantially enlarged both with woodcuts and additional, informed commentary by Colin. As Guerra remarks it is not a simple reprint but a new edition in its own right. Small skilful paper repair to outer margin of title. A very fine copy of this rare item. Guerra 39.

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        Oratorum Graeciae praestantissimorum Antiphontis, Andocidis et Isaei orationes XXX. Cum Ciuilium, tum Criminalium causarum Iureconsultis ac Rhetoribus vtilissimae: Interprete Aphonso Miniato Bononiesi. Nuncprimum Graece et Latine edita. angeb. : Orationes Politicae : Dinarchi, Lycurgi, Lesbonactis, Haerodis, Demadis: Graece ac Latine nunc primum simul editae.: Angeb.Mathethaei Zuberi, Poetae Caesarei et Proffeoris Palatini, Cato graecus..., hac editione accommodatus & emendatus; adcesserunt Michaelis Verini,... Sententiae CCCXXIIX.

      Titelblatt mit getsochenem Wappen, 599 S.; [16 nn S.] 254 S.; 79 S. 8° Pergamenteiband der Zeit. Griechisch Lateinischer Paralellausgabe wichtiger Redner, selten! Stempel auf und verso Titel, sonst gutes Exemplar

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        La dioptrique oculaire, ou la théorique, la positive, et la mechanique de l'oculaire dioptrique en toutes ses espèces.Paris: Thomas Jolly and Simon Benard, 1671 [1670]. First edition.

      A very fresh and clean copy of "the most exhaustive treatise on lens making in the seventeenth century. It is a six-hundred folio page long, comprehensive, cogently-argued treatise on telescope making. It contains an impressive amount of theoretical and practical, first-hand information on all of its facets - from explanations of the telescope's working principles, to descriptions of lens grinding and polishing, to rules for the right distances between lenses, to methods to find the right apertures, to descriptions of the shapes and articulations of the wooden parts and bolts and screws needed to properly point a telescope to the skies, to the construction of tubes, and so on and so forth. <br/><br/> "The first, shorter part of the book is devoted to the theory of vision, including the optical properties of the main parts of the eye. It follows Kepler's account but complements it with views taken from the Jesuit Christopher Scheiner's <i>Oculus</i> (1619) and <i>Rosa ursine</i> (1632). The second part, which dedicates more than one hundred pages to the theory of the telescope, pervasively shows the deep influence of Kepler's <i>Dioptrice</i>.<br/><br/> "The basic notions and axioms come from Kepler, including the approximate refraction law for angles of incidence no greater than 30º ... (pp. 8 & 25). To Kepler's results about the focus of convex lenses and meniscus, d'Orleans adds a few new results, but not a full treatment of the problem. He takes into consideration only the focus of radiation parallel to the axis of the lens. For it he finds the focal distance for a planoconvex lens, a biconvex symmetrical lens, a biconvex meniscus with two general radius of convexity, and a concavo-convex meniscus whose surfaces have two general radii. He also improves Kepler's results about the focus of two contiguous equal convex lenses. D'Orleans also takes up in full Kepler's understanding of magnification, his procedure to measure it, and his explanations for the inversion of the image (pp. 11-13 & 158). More importantly, d'Orleans closely follows Kepler's analysis of the ways in which a convex or a concave lens combine with the eye separately (pp. 67- 71 & 73-78). Next, he presents the theory of the Dutch telescope as it appears in the <i>Dioptrice</i> (pp. 80-89). The full treatment of astronomical or Keplerian telescopes is one important addition to Kepler's <i>Dioptrice</i> we find in d'Orleans' treatise (pp. 91-108). Astronomical telescopes are called telescopes 'of the second kind (oculaire dioptrique de deuxième espèce)', while the Dutch or Galilean telescopes belong to the 'first kind' (première espèce). D'Orleans' analysis of the combination of two convex lenses closely follows Kepler's. Recognising these telescopes to be the most important ones for the purposes of astronomical observation, d'Orleans carefully explains many practical problems posed by their actual construction. In particular he insists in the one physical feature that outwardly distinguishes them from Dutch telescopes, i.e. that objective lenses in Keplerian telescopes had smaller diameters than ocular lenses, which made Keplerian telescopes to be thicker at the end to which the eye was applied and thinner at the end pointed to the sky (pp. 178 & 190). The astronomical telescope occupies pride of place in the carefully designed frontispiece of d'Orleans' treatise. Other second-kind telescopes may include three, four or even five convex lenses (pp. 109-118). Their properties are explained with the same techniques Kepler (and d'Orleans) used to explain the combination of two convex lenses (exemplified above by the demonstration of Dioptrice's proposition 107). The second important theoretical addition to Kepler's <i>Dioptrice</i> we find in d'Orleans' treatise concerns the theory of microscopes with one, two and three convex lenses (pp. 125-140), a topic Kepler ignored. The last and longer division of d'Orleans' <i>Dioptrique oculaire</i> (almost 300 pages) concerns the 'positive and mechanical' parts of telescope making, i.e. the actual construction of tubes and its parts, and techniques for lens grinding and polishing. In the opening pages of his treatise d'Orleans claims himself to be Kepler's 'follower', and calls Kepler the main author of the 'modern theory' (doctrine moderne) of dioptrics." (Albert et al, The Origins of the Telescope, pp. 289-291).. Folio (355 x 230 mm), pp [xlviii] 419 [1:blank] [30:index], including engraved frontispiece plus 57 engraved plates, contemporary full French calf with reaised bands and richly gilt spine. A very fresh and clean copy of this work which is normally found with uniform browning

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        Compendio delle croniche della citta' di como, raccolto da diversi auttori, diviso in tre parti. nel quale (con brevita) si tratta di tutte le cose notabili successe dall'origine di quella sin all'anno 1619... in como, appresso gio. angelo turato, 1619.

      Tre parti in un volume di cm. 23, pp. (44) 335 (1). Stemmi in xilografia a ciascuno dei tre frontespizi, capolettera, testate e finalini. Solida ed elegante legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle verde, dorso a nervi con titoli e fregi in oro. Piatti e sguardie marmorizzati. Bell'esemplare, fresco e particolarmente marginoso, in barbe (particolarità assai rara per un libro rilegato nell'800). Edizione originale, non comune di quest'opera monograficamente dedicata alle vicende storiche della città di Como. La prima parte tratta della storia civile, la seconda di quella religiosa e la terza degl'huomini celebri per santità. Cfr. Lozzi (1292): ""Raro""; Michel-Michel I, 101.

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      In-24 p. (mm. 119x85), 4 opere di Lemnius in 1 vol., p. pergam. mod. con legacci, tit. ms. al dorso. Oltre all'opera "De miraculis..", pp. (16),582,(58), vi sono contenute: - "De vita cum animi et corporis incolumitate recte instituenda, liber unus": illi quidem iam postremum emendati, & aliquot capitibus aucti; hic vero nunquam antehac editus". Importante trattato che ebbe numerosiss. ediz. dopo la prima del 1559, in cui vengono affrontati molti argomenti naturali e curiosi. Unito: - "De habitu et constitutione corporis, quam Graeci triviales complexionem vocant. Libri II.." Typis Nicolai Hofmanni, 1619, pp. (16),185,(9). Unito: - "Similitudinum ac parabolarum, quae in Bibliis ex herbis atque arboribus desumuntur.. Libri II". Typis Guolphg. Hofmanni,1627, pp. (16),170. "Cet ouvrage, dans lequel l'auteur traite de l'utilité des plantes et de leur usage allégorique dans les cérémonies réligieuses, a eu beaucoup d'éditions, et il a été traduits en français et en anglais". Unito: - "De gemmis aliquot, iis praesertim quarum divus Ioannes apostolus in sua Apocalypsis meminit.. Libri duo". Typis Guolphg. Hofmanni, 1626, pp. 288 (numeraz. continua). Cfr. Biographie Universelle,XXIV, pp. 58-59: "Levin Lemnius o Lemmes, médecin, philosophe hollandais (1505-68) eut pour maitres André Vésale et Conrad Gesner; il pratiqua son art avec un tel succès, que sa reputation s'étendit bientot dans toute l'Europe. Il a laissé plusieurs ouvrages, dont le style n'est dépourvu ni de force, ni d'élégance, et qui tous ont eu un grand succès" - Wellcome,3706; 3714; 3718 - Caillet,II,6480 per "De Miraculis". Esemplare corto del margine sup. ma ben conservato.

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        Catechismus Romanus ex Decreto Concilii Tridentini atque Pii V Pontificis Maximi iussu primùm editus. Posteà verò luculentis quaestionibus, brevibusque annotatiunculis elucidatus, studio et industria Andreae Fabricii Leodii (Andreas Fabricius de Liège, André Lefévre,1520 - 1581)

      Amberes: Antverpiae, ex Officina Plantiniana, apud Balthasarem Moretum & Viduam Ioannis Moreti & Ioannem Meursium, 1619. 4to. menor; 11 hojas, 470 pp., 26 hojas. Encuadernación de época en pergamino, con cejas.

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        Le Ricchezze della Riformata Farmacopea

      Giovanni Guerigli, Venetia, Italy, 1619. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text is in Italian. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. First four pages of text marked with small Library stamps, but very discreetly, spine unmarked, in all other respects in good condition throughout. Edition unstated, but appears to be a very early translation, perhaps a First in Italian. Full vellum over boards, spine title "Farmac. del Quercetano", [4], 256 pages, added title page with engraving ("La farmacopea, overo, Antidotario riformato"), a translation from the Latin of "Pharmacopoea dogmaticorum restituta", by Giuseppe Quercetano. Withdrawn from the NLM library, corners and spine ends bumped, front cover curled up at fore-edge, vellum toned, text block edges soiled, a signature on front free end paper,large #24 in red pencil on page facing the added title page, a few pages have light stains which do affect readability, some occasional small spots, but overall, this book is in remarkably good condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 12 oz. Category: Medicine & Health; Italian Language; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 009158. .

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        Harmonices Mundi Libri V

      Five engraved plates & numerous woodcut diagrams & illus. in the text. 4 p.l., 66 (i.e. 64), 255 pp. Folio, cont. vellum over boards (binding a little warped, bottom corner of lower cover a little worn, occasional browning but rather less than usual), ties gone. Linz: J. Planck for G. Tampach, 1619. First edition, first issue, and a fine copy of this great book. Copies of the first issue are distinctly rare. This epochal work contains Kepler&#39;s discovery of the third law of planetary motion. Kepler regarded this work as his crowning achievement in elucidating the harmonic regularities of the universe. It was Kepler&#39;s three laws which formed the basis of Newton&#39;s principle of universal gravitation. "In the Mysterium cosmographicum the young Kepler had been satisfied with the rather approximate planetary spacings predicted by his nested polyhedrons and spheres; now [in 1619], imbued with a new respect for data, he could no longer dismiss its 5 percent error. In the astronomical book V of the Harmonice mundi, he came to grips with this central problem: By what secondary principles did God adjust the original archetypal model based on the regular solids?... "In the course of this investigation, Kepler hit upon the relation now called his third or harmonic law: The ratio that exists between the periodic times of any two planets is precisely the ratio of the 3/2 power of the mean distances...the law gave him great pleasure, for it so neatly linked the planetary distances with their velocities or periods, thus fortifying the a priori premises of the Mysterium and the Harmonice."-D.S.B., VII, pp. 301-02. An attractive copy in a contemporary binding. Two cm. strip at head of title clipped away and renewed at an early date, small rectangle (2.5 x 1.5 cm.) of blank portion of title renewed at a more recent date, and two small burn holes in title caused by an ink inscription. Several early inscriptions on title including: "auctori damnari et operis cum expurgat neo permissi." &#10087; Caspar 58. Dibner, Heralds of Science, 6. Gingerich, Rara Astronomica, 33. Horblit 58. Printing & the Mind of Man 112. Sparrow, Milestones of Science, 115. .

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        Piazza universale, das ist: Allgemeiner Schauwplatz, oder Marckt, und Zusammenkunfft aller Professionen, Künsten, Geschäfften, Händlen und Handtwercken, so in der gantzen Welt geübt werden. Deßgleichen Wann, und von wem sie erfunden ... ; Sampt außführlicher Beschreibung alles dessen, so darzu gehörig ... , Erstlich durch Thomam Garzonum auß allerhand Authoribus und experimentis Italiänisch zusammen getragen ... Nunmehro aber ... auffs trewlichste in unsere Muttersprach ubersetzt, Und so wol mit nohtwendigen Marginalien, als unterschiedlichen Registern geziert

      Frankfurt, Hoffmann 1619. 33 cm. (32), 731, (17, l. 2 w.) Seiten mit gestochen Titelbordüre von M. Merian, Pergamentband der Zeit - Hayn / Gotendorf II, 503 Anmerkung - Bircher C 88 - Lipperheide 1965 Pa6 (Ausg. 1641) - Colas 1182 (Ausg. 1641) - Erste deutsche Ausgabe. In 153 "Diskursen" werden auf derbe und unterhaltende Art die Künste, Handwerke, Stände, Tugenden und Laster der damaligen Zeit geschildert. Handelt auch von Geistlichen, Edelleuten, Zauberern, Schulmeistern, Studenten, Huren, Wehemüttern, Buhlern, Poeten, etc. (Hayn-Gotendorf). Die schöne Titelbordüre zeigt 18 Berufe, Stände und Künstler, teils in allegorischen Darstellungen. Text 2-spaltig gedruckt, S. 141-144 doppelt paginiert, S. 165-168 übersprungen. Einband fleckig, restauriert, teilweise stockfleckig, bis etwa Seite 60 Braunfleck rechts oben. -

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      Bologna: Heredi Dozza. [ASTRONOMIA-COMETE] (cm. 23,2) ottima brossura del XX secolo realizzata con un foglio di antifonario del &#39;600 rosso e nero, sguardie antiche..-- pp. 48, con una illustrazione. Opera rara e importante. Il "discorso" del Guiducci, apparve nel 1619 e in gran parte fu redatto da Galileo di cui il Guiducci fu discepolo. L&#39;apparizione nel 1618 di tre comete aveva portato il Savonese Orazio Grassi alla pubblicazione del "De Tribus Cometis". In risposta, Galileo affidò le proprie considerazioni al discepolo Mario Guiducci con la pubblicazione del "Discorso delle comete". Qualche lieve ombreggiatura ma esemplare molto bello, fresco e a pieni margini, tratto dalla prima edizione delle "opere" del Dozza. RICCARDI I 518 e 511; CINTI 132; CARLI-FAVARO 251; GAMBA 482; AUT. ITALIANI DEL &#39;600 1562; SOTHERAN I 1435; HOUZEAU-LANCASTER 3386.[f54] . ottimo. Rilegato. 1655.

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      Commentari. Con le figure in rame, di Andrea Palladio. Le quali rappresentano a gl'occhi di chi legge, accampamenti, ordinanze, & incontri di esserciti, citta, fiumi, siti de paesi, & altre cose notabili contenute nell'historia. Di nuovo diligentemente corretti e ristampati. Venezia, Nicolo Misserini, 1619. In 8vo; cc.16, pp. 407, cc.12. 42 tavole a doppia pagina dai disegni di Andrea Palladio. Le tavole comprendono due grandi carte geografiche della Francia e della Spagna, scene di battaglie, combattimenti di mare e di terra, accampamenti e fortificazioni, la costruzione di un ponte ed altre strutture militari. Pergamena molle coeva, cerniere logore. Graesse I, 1461. Edizione di lusso della traduzione italiana dei Commentari ad bellum gallicum illustrata da Andrea Palladio.

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      Luciani Samosatensis opera, quæ quidem extant, omnia Graecè & latines, in quatuor tomos diuisa; una cum Gilberti Cognati, et Ioannis Sambuci annotationibus utilissimis: narratione item de vita & scriptis authoris Iacobi Zvingeri... Editio nitidissima. (1)-4. Basel, Sebastianum Henricpetri, (1619). 8vo. (31),+ (blank),+ 932,+ (34); 982,+ (41); 846,+ (32); 584,+ (40). Last leaf in part IV with printer's device. Foxing throughout, part two with stain in margins, tear pp. 813-814 on part three. Contemporary vellum. Four volumes, the fourth somewhat worn. From the library of Eric Waller, with its book plate. Hoffman II, 537. Third edition of Cognatus' edition. First published in 1563 and reprinted 1602

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        Logorithmorum Canonis Descriptio, Seu Arithmeticarum Supputationum Mirabilis abbreviatio. [- Sequitur Tabula Canonis Logarithmorum; Mirifici Logarithmorum Canonis construction; Annotationibus aliquot ... Henrici Briggii].Lyons: Bartholomaeus Vincentius, 1620.

      Second (first obtainable) edition of his 'Contructio' (Horblit 77b, 1619), with the first Continental edition of the 'Descriptio' (Horblit 77a, 1614) - "The work which in the history of British science can be placed as second only to Newton's Principia" (Evans 4). <br/><br/> "His 'Description of the Wonderful Table of Logarithms' is unique in the history of science in that a great discovery was the result of the unaided original speculation of one individual without precursors and almost without contemporaries in his field." (PMM 116). <br/><br/> "Logarithms provided a most important advance in the art of calculation because they reduced multiplication and division to a process of addition and subtraction, and extraction of roots to division." (Dibner 106). <br/><br/> "Napier's invention of logarithms was immediately adopted by mathematicians both in England and on the continent, including Briggs and Ursinus, who introduced logarithms to Kepler." (Norman). Kepler "expressed his enthusiasm in a letter to Napier dated 28 July 1619, printed in the dedication of his 'Ephemerides', 1620." (DSB). <br/><br/> The 'Descriptio' "contains fifty-seven pages of text explaining the uses of logarithms in both plane and spherical trigonometry and ninety pages of tables. The method of producing the table was not described, but Napier indicated that should this work be suitably received, he would publish another (the Constructio) on how they were calculated. ... He died before he could complete the task, but his son Robert Napier completed and published it in 1619. Napier's 1614 publication is always referred to as the 'Descriptio', and the 1619 volume as the 'Constructio'." (Tomash). <br/><br/> "Napier also did work in spherical trigonometry and in his 'Rabdologiae seu Numerationes per Virgulas libri II', Edinburgh, 1617, announced another important invention, 'Napier's Bones'. These were rods which could be used to find the product of two numbers in a mechanical way, the quotient of one number divided by another, and square and cube roots. They were the precursors of seventeenth-century and modern calculating machines." (PMM). "Mechanized addition and substraction were introduced in 1642 by Pascal, then 19 years old." (Dibner 107). <br/><br/> This edition (the second of the 'Constructio' and first Continental edition of the 'Descriptio') was published together with a small appendix containing annotations by Henry Briggs on base-ten logarithms (see Norman 339). <br/><br/>Presumably most readers were concerned mainly by the applications of logarithms, their construction being of interest only to mathematicians and compilers of tables. While the Descriptio was reprinted many times, and translated into English as early as 1616, the Constructio had to wait until 1889 before an English translation was produced. The offered work is the first reprinting of the two works and is today the earliest accessible edition of the Constructio (the Macclesfield copy of the 1619 edition appears to be the only copy to have appeared at auction in the past 30 years). The last copy of the first edition of the Descriptio sold for $72,000 (Christie's 2007.)<br/><br/> In a very few copies of the Lyons edition the title page of the Descriptio carries the date 1619. MacDonald remarks: "On the issue of the Edinburgh edition of 1619, Barthold Vincent would appear to have set out at once about the preparation of an edition for issue at Lyon with the date 1619 on the title. ......A possible explanation of this may be that the title-page was originally set up with the date MDCIX, but when it was found that the whole work could not be issued in that year, the date was altered to MDCXX, and a few copies may have been printed before the alteration. The only copy we have found is in the Bibliotheque Nationale."<br/><br/> This edition: Honeyman 2292; Erwin Tomash Library N5; Kenney 3071; Macdonald pp.141-43.. Three parts in one vol. (as issued), 4to (190 x 128 mm), pp. [viii], 56; [92: tables]; 62, title printed in red and black, mildly browned, some gatherings with a small worm whole trace in the upper right corner (not effecting text), in all a good copy in a fine contemporary vellum binding

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        Les Reports de . . . diuers Resolutions, & Iudgements donnes auec graund deliberation, per les tresreuerended Iudges, & Sages de la ley . . . & les raisons, & causes des dits resolutions & iudgemts [etc]. S.T.C. 5494.3

      An early edition (the fifth) of the first part of Coke's reports, and the last to be printed during his lifetime, in Plucknett's words "extremely select [and] [b]eyond all doubt . . . the cream of the cream from Coke's collections". Contemporary calf, rebacked, one blank defective; a very good copy. Printed for the Company of Stationers [by A. Islip], London, 1619.

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