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         Konst der stuurluiden. In welkke door zeekere grondt-regelen getoondt werdt, hoe die zelve konst na 't behooren gebruikt, en langhs zoo meer magh gebeterdt werden. Merklijk verbeterdt, en vermeerderdt met een aanhangh, bestaande in verscheiden voorbeelden, . nevens een toegift ofte vervolgh van diverse voorstellen Met byvoegingh van een almanach na den nieuwen-stijl.Amsterdam, Hendrick Donker and Jacob & Casparus Lootsman, 1675. 3 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With a maritime woodcut illustration on the general title-page (repeated on the title-page to the second part) and another maritime woodcut illustration on the title-page to the third part. Further with dozens of woodcut diagrams and letterpress tables in text. Contemporary mottled calf

      - Bierens de Haan 2687; Crone Library 282 (incomplete?); STCN (1 incompl. copy); WorldCat (4 copies, incl. the same incompl. copy); cf. Cat NHSM, pp. 665, 667 & 672; Davids, zeewezen, passim. Newly revised and expanded edition of Lastman's very rare best-selling practical handbook of navigation, first published in 1621 as Schat-kamer des grooten seevaertskunst and almost entirely revised in 1642 with the title: Kunst der stuerluyden. At least six edition appeared between 1642 and 1675, all very rare (only 1 or 2 copies of each are recorded in the STCN).Shipping, navigation and trade played a central role in the Dutch golden age in the 17th century. The VOC (Dutch East India Company), established in 1602, brought Dutch or Dutch-financed ships to all parts of the globe. This required both advances in the art of navigation and the communication of navigation skills to a much larger public. The successful end of the Netherlands' Eighty-Years' War of independence from Habsburg Spain in 1648, meant that numerous sailors would be coming home from the war and many would seek work in the VOC, WIC (Dutch West India Company) and other commercial trading ships, which set a high value on navigational skills. Even though the Netherlands had one of the highest literacy rates in the world, the sailors who needed to or wished to learn navigation were not always well-educated, so practical guides assuming little knowledge of mathematics were essential. A minor dampstain in the foot margin of the first 100 pages, some leaves slightly browned, pp. 133-134 with the lower right corner torn off (not affecting the text), paper flaw in pp. 201-203, mostly in the fore-edge margin, but affecting two letters, and p. 209 cut short, touching the lowest lines of the table, but with its text still readable. Some minor damage to the foot and head of the spine. Nonetheless still a good and attractive copy.

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         De domanio Franciae libri III.Parisiis, apud Laurentium Sonnium , 1621.

      Parisiis, apud Laurentium Sonnium 1621 - Pp. (12) 498 (108). Unito a: CHOPPINUS RENATUS. De civilibus parisiorum moribus ac institutis libri III. Parisiis, apud Miachaelem Sonnium, 1624. Pp. (8) 549 (63). Unito a: CHOPPINUS RENATUS. De privilegiis rusticorum lib. III. Parisiis, apud Laurentium Sonnium, 1621. Pp. 120 (36). Tre opere in un volume di cm. 35. Bellissimi marchi tip. ai frontespizi bicromi, testatine, finalini e graziosi capilettera xilografici. Leg. del tempo in piena pelle; dorso a 6 nervi con titoli e fregi in oro, piatti inquadrati da duplice filetto dorato. Antico restauro al dorso e ad un piatto, qualche alone marginalesporadiche macchiette sparse. Esemplare nel complesso ben conservato. René Choppin (1537-1606), celebre giureconsulto francese, dedicò buona parte delle sue attenzioni scientifiche ai rapporti tra potere del re e della chiesa nonché alle antiche consuetudini, centrali nell'evoluzione del diritto francese. Il contributo di Choppin è considerato rilevante anche nell'ottica dello studio delle dottrine politiche francesi tardo-cinquecentesche. Queste tre opere sono rispettivamente dedicate alla natura ed all'esercizio della sovranità in Francia, alle consuetudini ed al diritto proprio parigino ed infine al diritto agricolo. Edizioni non comuni e ricercate, soprattutto nel caso de il De domanio Franciae, opera assai rilevante nell'ambito della tradizione giuspolitica dell'Età moderna. Cfr. Kvk; non in Sapori. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Vita S.P.N. Benedicti Abbatis ex Lib. 2 Dial. S. Gregorii Papae. Accessit Regula eiusdem S.P.N. Compendio declarata.

      (à la fin:) Augustae Vindelicorum (Augsburg), apud Saram Mangiam Viduam, 1621. - in-18. Titre gravé + 7ff. 411pp. 1f. Demi-vélin postérieur (reliure du 19e siècle). Edition Originale très rare de cette vie de Saint Benoît, extraite des écrits du Pape Saint Grégoire et augmentée de la règle bénédictine. Ce petit volume portatif est illustré d'un frontispice et de 49 jolies planches gravées sur cuivre, non signées. Le bénédictin Karl Stengel (1581-1663) a produit plusieurs livres de piété illustrés, l'un d'eux par le graveur Jean II Sadeler (1588-1665). Le présent ouvrage semble particulièrement rare. Nous ne l'avons trouvé décrit ni dans les bibliographies habituelles, ni dans les catalogues des principales collections publiques (NUC, Bibliothèque Nationale, British Library, etc.). Frontispice rogné court sur le bord extérieur, atteignant très légèrement la zone d'impression. Derniers feuillets encollés dans la marge du fond. Petit manque dans la marge extérieure d'un feuillet sans atteinte au texte. Assez bon exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         La historia d'Italia . con le postille in margine delle cose notabili, Insieme la Tavola per ordine d'Alfabeto, Con la Vita dell'Autore. Di nuovo riveduta et corretta per Francesco Sansovino. Con l'aggiunta de quattro ultimi libri lasciati indietro dall'Autore

      Iacopo Stoer, Luogo presunto di pubblicazione Ginevra 1621 - Rare sottolineature coeve, alcune bruniture dovute alla qualita' della carta, pochi microfori di tarlo estinto al dorso, nel complesso ottimo stato di conservazione (14) + 1100 p. 170x110 mm

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         Konst der stuurluiden. In welkke door zeekere grondt-regelen getoondt werdt, hoe die zelve konst na 't behooren gebruikt, en langhs zoo meer magh gebeterdt werden. ... Merklijk verbeterdt, en vermeerderdt met een aanhangh, bestaande in verscheiden voorbeelden, ... nevens een toegift ofte vervolgh van diverse voorstellen ... Met byvoegingh van een almanach na den nieuwen-stijl.Amsterdam, Hendrick Donker and Jacob & Casparus Lootsman, 1675. 3 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With a maritime woodcut illustration on the general title-page (repeated on the title-page to the second part) and another maritime woodcut illustration on the title-page to the third part. Further with dozens of woodcut diagrams and letterpress tables in text. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spine with a lovely tulip motif, gold-tooled board edges.

      Bierens de Haan 2687; Crone Library 282 (incomplete?); STCN (1 incompl. copy); WorldCat (4 copies, incl. the same incompl. copy); cf. Cat NHSM, pp. 665, 667 & 672; Davids, zeewezen, passim. Newly revised and expanded edition of Lastman's very rare best-selling practical handbook of navigation, first published in 1621 as Schat-kamer des grooten seevaertskunst and almost entirely revised in 1642 with the title: Kunst der stuerluyden . At least six edition appeared between 1642 and 1675, all very rare (only 1 or 2 copies of each are recorded in the STCN).Shipping, navigation and trade played a central role in the Dutch golden age in the 17th century. The VOC (Dutch East India Company), established in 1602, brought Dutch or Dutch-financed ships to all parts of the globe. This required both advances in the art of navigation and the communication of navigation skills to a much larger public. The successful end of the Netherlands' Eighty-Years' War of independence from Habsburg Spain in 1648, meant that numerous sailors would be coming home from the war and many would seek work in the VOC, WIC (Dutch West India Company) and other commercial trading ships, which set a high value on navigational skills. Even though the Netherlands had one of the highest literacy rates in the world, the sailors who needed to or wished to learn navigation were not always well-educated, so practical guides assuming little knowledge of mathematics were essential. A minor dampstain in the foot margin of the first 100 pages, some leaves slightly browned, pp. 133-134 with the lower right corner torn off (not affecting the text), paper flaw in pp. 201-203, mostly in the fore-edge margin, but affecting two letters, and p. 209 cut short, touching the lowest lines of the table, but with its text still readable. Some minor damage to the foot and head of the spine. Nonetheless still a good and attractive copy.

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         Rare Antique Master Print-SATIRE-CATHOLIC-WHORE-BABYLON-POPE-van Salingen-1621

      1621 - Antique Master Print, titled: 'Romsche hemel vaert.' - Satire on the Roman Catholic world. Description: Very rare pamphlet, published by Anthoni van Salingen in Amsterdam. Ref: FMH 1433Artists and Engravers: Anonymous. Engraving on hand laid paper. Watermark: Small French lily. Anonymous. Fair, given age. With the text, restored damage on the right side in text and print. Backed with Japanese paper. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. The overall size is ca. 40.3 x 55.3 cm. The image size is ca. 33.5 x 48.6 cm. The overall size is ca. 15.9 x 21.8 inch. The image size is ca. 13.2 x 19.1 inch. Storage location: LA-B2-30

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         Konst der stuurluiden. In welkke door zeekere grondt-regelen getoondt werdt, hoe die zelve konst na 't behooren gebruikt, en langhs zoo meer magh gebeterdt werden. ... Merklijk verbeterdt, en vermeerderdt met een aanhangh, bestaande in verscheiden voorbeelden, ... nevens een toegift ofte vervolgh van diverse voorstellen ... Met byvoegingh van een almanach na den nieuwen-stijl.Amsterdam, Hendrick Donker and Jacob & Casparus Lootsman, 1675. 3 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With a maritime woodcut illustration on the general title-page (repeated on the title-page to the second part) and another maritime woodcut illustration on the title-page to the third part. Further with dozens of woodcut diagrams and letterpress tables in text. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gold-tooled spine with a lovely tulip motif, gold-tooled board edges.

      Bierens de Haan 2687; Crone Library 282 (incomplete?); STCN (1 incompl. copy); WorldCat (4 copies, incl. the same incompl. copy); cf. Cat NHSM, pp. 665, 667 & 672; Davids, zeewezen, passim. Newly revised and expanded edition of Lastman's very rare best-selling practical handbook of navigation, first published in 1621 as Schat-kamer des grooten seevaertskunst and almost entirely revised in 1642 with the title: Kunst der stuerluyden. At least six edition appeared between 1642 and 1675, all very rare (only 1 or 2 copies of each are recorded in the STCN).Shipping, navigation and trade played a central role in the Dutch golden age in the 17th century. The VOC (Dutch East India Company), established in 1602, brought Dutch or Dutch-financed ships to all parts of the globe. This required both advances in the art of navigation and the communication of navigation skills to a much larger public. The successful end of the Netherlands' Eighty-Years' War of independence from Habsburg Spain in 1648, meant that numerous sailors would be coming home from the war and many would seek work in the VOC, WIC (Dutch West India Company) and other commercial trading ships, which set a high value on navigational skills. Even though the Netherlands had one of the highest literacy rates in the world, the sailors who needed to or wished to learn navigation were not always well-educated, so practical guides assuming little knowledge of mathematics were essential. A minor dampstain in the foot margin of the first 100 pages, some leaves slightly browned, pp. 133-134 with the lower right corner torn off (not affecting the text), paper flaw in pp. 201-203, mostly in the fore-edge margin, but affecting two letters, and p. 209 cut short, touching the lowest lines of the table, but with its text still readable. Some minor damage to the foot and head of the spine. Nonetheless still a good and attractive copy.

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         1621 Syriac and Latin New Testament - Bible

      - (anhalt) Cothenis Anghaltinorum, 1621. This is a Rare first bilingual edition of the New Testament printed in Syriac and Latin script. A rare and important translation of the New Testament; this early Syriac printing of the New Testament is a truly rare, valuable and important find. One of the earliest books to be printed in Kothen (Anhalt), this New Testament in Syriac is paired with a Latin translation, and a select list of various readings; prepared by Orientalist Martin Trost (1588-1636). Trost was particularly scholarly of the Syrian language and literature during his time. He was professor of the Hebrew language at the University of Wittenberg. According to the preface, Trost based his text upon Widmanstadt's edition, with reference to four other edition, including J. Tremellius (1569), Rapheleng (1574) and G. Fabricius (1572). The Syriac text is printed in large type, with the Latin translation at the foot of the page. Bound in original clam shell vellum boards, as shown, with the spine cover carrying a small manuscript title at the crown, with 3 ribs on the spine. Lacking ties, a light toning, and a small crack on the lip of the clam shell, else fine externally. The text is presented cleanly with all text nicely kept and clear, moderately toned throughout with some light foxing, hinges intact. Complete. Rare find indeed! Measures roughly 9.75" x 7" x 3". Darlow & Moule #8959 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Mysterium Cosmographicum 

      Prodromus dissertationum cosmograhicarum, continens Mysterium cosmographicum de admirabili proportione orbium coelestium... Addita est erudita narratio M. Georgii Ioachimi Rhetici, de libris Revolutionum...Nicolai Copernici, item eiusdem Ioannis Kepleri pro suo opera Harmonices mundi apologia aduersus demonstrationem analyticam cl.v. d. Robert de Fluctibus, medici oxoniensis. 2 parts folio (290 x 186mm.) [8], 1114, 119-163, [1(blank)]; 50 [2(blank)]p, 4 folding woodcut plates numbered I-II (p. 18) , IV (p. 54), V (p. 56), woodcut figures in text, contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt in compartments, lacking the engraved plate at p. 26 (Tabula III orbium planetarum dimensiones...), some browning, binding slightly rubbed   Frankfurt: Erasmus Kempfer for G. Tampach,

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         Schürer, Zacharias. - Wappen & Autograf. - "Zacharias Schuerer Lipsicus".

      - Zeichnung / Gouache & Tusche, auf Büttenpapier, 1621. Von Französisch (17. Jh.). 22,6 x 18,7 cm (Darstellung) / 27,4 x 19,2 cm (Blatt) / 35 x 22 cm (Trägerblatt). In brauner Feder oben bezeichnet: "Mon ami à dieu. (.)". Unten weiter: "Viro Clarissimo Praestantissimoae, Dno Johannj Papio, amicitiae deinceps costestandae haec Imq apposuit. 14 Augustj. Ao 1621. Biturigibus. / Zacharias Schuerer Lipsicus." - Barockes Wappen- & Stammblatt des Zacharias Schürer aus Leipzig für das Liber amicorum des Gelehrten Johann Papius, Rektor an der Universität in Bourges. Dazu Autograf. - Wappenbild der Familie Schürer bzw. der Schürer von Waldheim. - Mit knappem Rand um Darstellung und Schrift. Alt (spätes 19. Jh.) auf Trägerpapier gesetzt. Kolorit kräftig und frisch erhalten. Insgesamt guter Erhaltungszustand. Französisch (17. Jh.) . Zacharias Schürer d.J. (1597 Leipzig - 1629 Leipzig). Auch Zacharias Schuerer. Sohn des Leipziger Buchhändlers Thomas Schürer und Neffe des Wittenberger Buchhändlers und Ratsherrn Zacharias Schürer d.Ä. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Tragoediae, seu Diversarum gentium et imperiorum magni principes. Dati in theatrum Collegii Regii Henrici Magni.

      La Flèche, Georges Griveau 1621 - in-8, 15 pp., [8] ff. n. ch. (poésies liminaires), [391] pp. mal chiffrées 402 (il y a saut de chiffrage de 256 à 267, puis de 326 à 328, sans manque), manque le frontispice gravé par Picart, maroquin fauve, dos lisse muet orné en long d'un grand caisson aux petits fers, encadrement de double filet doré et grande plaque aux guirlandes et entrelacs dorés sur les plats, simple filet doré sur les coupes, tranches dorées, traces d'orifices à fermoirs (reliure de l'époque). Infimes frottis, manquent les doublures des premières gardes, mais bel exemplaire. Très rare impression de La Flèche, où était établi depuis 1603 le fameux collège Jésuite portant le nom de son fondateur, Henri IV. Il s'agit de surcroît de l'une des premières impressions de Georges Griveau, auquel Deschamps n'attribuE d'activité qu'à partir de 1625. Il s'agit de l'un des deux seuls textes répertoriés du Jésuite de Verdun Pierre Musson (1561-1637), professeur de grammaire dans les différents collèges de la Compagnie, dont La Flèche : il y reproduit des pièces latines jouées par les élèves du Collège et composées dans le genre noble et antiquisant qu'affectionnaient les Pères : Pompeius Magnus. - Craesus liberatus. - Cyrus punitus. - Darius proditus. Il ne semble pas que ces pièces aient fait l'objet d'autres éditions. Backer & Sommervogel V, 1473. Seulement 4 exemplaires au CCF (Poitiers, Reims, Le Mans et Cherbourg). Exemplaire aux armes du maréchal de France Timoléon d'Espinay, marquis de Saint-Luc (1580-1644), lieutenant général et commandant de la ville de Paris, époux d'une Bassompierre (Guigard II, 206 ; absent de OHR). Cette provenance est fort rare. L'ouvrage sortit ensuite de la famille d'Espinoy : des ex-libris manuscrits anciens déparent les premières gardes.

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         HIS MAIESTIES DECLARATION, TOUCHING HIS PROCEEDINGS IN THE LATE ASSEMBLIE AND CONVENTION OF PARLIAMENT

      Bonham Norton John Hill 1621 - Original tract of 1621 quarter bound with leather to spine and paper to boards with copy of cover tipped on. Title page tatty with chips and holes at inner edge. Last page missing abd page 61/62 with large hole at inner edge and small holes outer edge. Some light water stains. Decorated capitals. This is a scarce item but low price reflects poor condition.Open to offers. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 0.0 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Francisci Vallesii [ ] In Hippocratis libros de morbis popularibus commentaria magnam utriusque medicinae, theoricae inquam, et practicae partem continentia. Editio tertia, in qua plura typographorum errata emendantur [ ].

      ex typographia Lazari Scorigy, sumptibus Petri Antonii Reae, bibliopolae Parthenopaei, Neapoli 1621 - in-folio (294x204 mm), leg. coeva floscia in piena pergamena, titolo manoscritto al dorso; pp. [8], 449, [31]. Frontespizio calcografico, raffigurante Galeno (Galenus) e Ippocrate (Hippocrates) sotto l'autorità di Esculapio (Aesculapius), sottoscritto: Nicolaus Perrey fecit. Testatine, finali e capilettera xilografici finemente istoriati. Testo in Latino su due colonne. Prima edizione Napoletana, poco comune, di quest'opera dedicata dal traduttore, Pietro Antonio Rea, al filosofo e medico napoletano Iacobo Cesarano. L'opera originale, scritta da Valles de Covarrubias, era stata pubblicata nel 1577 a Madrid. Francisco Valles de Covarrubias (1524-1592), spagnolo, è il più grande esponente della medicina del Rinascimento, difensore della medicina ippocratica e considerato il fondatore della patologia moderna. Era il medico personale di Filippo II. Rif.: IT\ICCU\MILE\014689 (4 copie). OCLC, 14307845. Cond.: Lievi segni d'uso alla legatura (piccolo strappo al piatto ant., senza perdita; piccole mancanze marginali al piatto ant.; presenza di macchie). Occasionali leggere bruniture a qualche carta. Opera nel complesso in condizioni molto buone. 1130g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         A Discourse of Trade from England unto the East-Indies: answering the diverse objections which are usually made against the same [bound with other works]

      London: Nicholas Okes for John Pyper 1621 - FIRST EDITION. Mun served on the board of the East India Company from 1615 until his death in 1641. This is his first publication. In the Discourse on Trade (1621), Mun defends the company against charges of depleting England’s bullion stock—and thus its wealth—by sending it to the East Indies in exchange for goods. Mun, also known for England’s Treasure by Foreign Trade, published in 1664, years after his death, was the leading theorist of mercantilism. In the Discourse, Mun argued that the temporary export of gold and silver resulted in a net expansion of wealth through the growth of international trade. In Mun’s view, the trading universe was essentially a coherent and mutually supporting community. Too much frugality at home would restrict foreign purchases of English good, he warned, for if the English did not use foreign goods, foreigners would not have the wherewithal to buy English ones and there would be no sale abroad. . . [Mun presents a] succinct and compelling explanation of the dynamics of growth through commercial expansion” (Appleby, Economic Thought and Ideology in 17th-Century England). VERY RARE. No copies appear in the auction records since 1979. This is one of a handful of copies to appear for sale in this century. Mun’s Discourse is bound with 3 other rare 17th-century tracts on trade: “the earliest example of corporation publicity” WHEELER, JOHN. A Treatise of Commerce wherein are shewed the commodities arising by a well ordered and ruled trade, such as that of the Societie of Merchants Adventurers is proved to be. London: John Harrison, 1601. Wheeler’s Treatise of Commerce is “the earliest example of corporation publicity” and “an important milestone in the development of marketing. It represents the characteristically medieval theory of the trade monopoly, bolstered by monarchical authority and jealously guarded against competition” (Hotchkiss). This is the second edition, preceded by the even more rare Middleburgh edition of the same year. Wheeler was secretary to the Company of Merchant Adventurers, which controlled the trade of cloth between England and the continent. This book is a response to the Privy Council’s granting of trade privileges to the Company’s rival Hanseatic League cities of Hamburg and Stade. Wheeler argues for the superiority of the Company over unorganized traders, extolling the Company’s beneficial effects such as increasing exports, cheapening imports, and raising customs revenue. HANDBOOK FOR TRADERS [BROWNE, JOHN.] The Merchants Avizo, or instructions very necessary for their sonnes and servants, when they first send them beyond the sea, as to Spaine, and Portugale, and other countries. Written by a wel-willer to youth, I.B. merchant in Bristoll. London: Richard Whitaker, 1640. The Merchants Avizo, first published in 1589, provides information about Spanish, Portuguese, and French weights, measures, and money, as well as commodities including pepper, cloves, cinnamon, sugar, oils, and wine. THE WEST INDIES TRADE DALBY, THOMAS. An Historical Account of the Rise and Growth of the West-India Collonies and of the great advantages they are to England, in respect to trade. London: Joseph Hindmarsh, 1690. FIRST EDITION. Merchant Sir Thomas Dalby published his Historical Account after a failed attempt to repeal the new sugar duty with threatened the West Indies trade. Dalby advocates the creation of a common factory and bank of credit to facilitate the trade. 18th-century calf. Fine condition., The 17th-century economics tracts that survive in private hands have almost invariably been broken out of volumes like this and rebound. This exceptional collection, including Mun’s celebrated Discourse on Trade and other important early economics and trade texts, is a rare survival. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Les Iustes plaintes du sieur Tabarin. Sur les troubles et divisions de ce temps.

      Paris, veuve Ducarroy 1621 - in-8, 8 pp., demi-basane Bradel havane, dos orné de filets dorés, tranches rouges (reliure moderne). Bon exemplaire. Edition originale de cette pièce burlesque bien dans le genre de Tabarin : ses "troubles et divisions" n'ont rien de politique, en cette année pourtant riche en événements, mais concernent le quotidien du Parisien : détrousseurs de passants, filles débauchées, et surtout, comme il est exposé à la fin "C'est avec les femmes qu'il faudra principalement que j'en aye. Ie leur ferai cognoistre qu'elles s'emportent trop à la curiosité de mettre le nez partout". SHF, Bourgeois & André, 2560. Cioranescu, XVII, 63933. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         DE RE METALLICA. LIBRI XII. QUIBUS OFFICIA, INSTRUMENTA, MACHINAE, AC OMNIA DENIQUE AD METALLICAM SPECTANTIA.

      Ludovici Regis, Basil 1621 - Folio (8" x 12-1/2") bound in library buckram; irregularly paginated: [10], 502, [58] pages. Illustrated with 273 woodcuts, many full and half page, some signed with the monogram "RMD," and generally attributed to Hans Rudolf Manuel Deutsch (fl.1525-1572) or, less commonly, Blasius Weffring. Previously published in 1556 and 1561, this edition seems scarcer than either of the previous. PRINTING & THE MIND OF MAN 79: "The first systematic treatise on mining and metallurgy and one of the first technological books of modern times." Herbert Hoover, who first translated this book into English, described this title in his autobiography as "the first important attempt to assemble systematically in print the world-knowledge on mining, metallurgy, and industrial chemistry. It was the great textbook of those industries for two centuries and had dominated thought and practice all that time. In many mining regions and camps, including the Spanish South America, it was chained to the church altar and translated by the priest to the miners between religious services." The book combines a profound technical and financial knowledge of mining with an underlying interest in the health and daily routine of mine workers. The woodcut impressions are strong and dark. As customary with this title, there is browning throughout, occasionally heavy. Small piece of title page repaired with no loss of text or illustration; ink names of David Stuart dated 1771 and Joseph Robertson dated 1830 on title page. Library bookplate on front pastedown and small ink number on the title page illustration; no other library markings except for numbers on the spine. An important and richly illustrated title. Very Good in a serviceable binding [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         Journal des choses mémorables advenues durant tout le règne de Henri III, roi de France et de Pologne.

      S.l. 1621 - in-8, 132 pp., vélin ivoire, titre manuscrit au dos (rel. de l'époque). Accroc au dos, traces de lacets. Édition originale rare. Reconnu comme "une mine précieuse", le journal de l'Estoile est resté comme le modèle de la chronique anecdotique. Attentif à tous les événements de la rue, il commence "vers 1580 à noter les faits qui viennent à sa connaissance, à collectionner les livres, plaquettes, gravures, placards. Après 1594, ?il s'entoure de secrétaires pour copier ses registres?, correspond avec ses amis français et étrangers, avec des libraires, etc." Cet ouvrage aurait été rédigé par "P. Dupuy avec de nombreuses suppressions exigées par la censure." (Hauser). Relié à la suite : Le procès-verbal d'un nommé Nicolas Poulain, lieutenant de la prévoté de l'Ile de France, qui contient l'histoire de la Ligue, depuis le second janvier 1585 jusques au jour des Barricades, échues le 12 mai 1588. S.l.n.d., 50 pp. Hauser, III, 2471, indique que ce texte se trouve à la suite du Dupuy. Hauser, Sources, III, 1420. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         Vues de Paris].

      12 (v. 13) u. 46 andere Radierungen. Folge von insges. 58 Rad. qu.-4. ca. 13 x 25 cm. (Plattengr.). Ldr. d. Zt. m. Rückengoldpräg., Innenkantenvergold. Linienvergold. m. floralen Eckfleurons u. Initialen "G.D.H." in Lorbeerzweigen auf beiden Deckeln. Kanten berieb. Einbd. fleckig. 2 Bll. m. kl. Einriß im w. Rd., durchgeh. Wasserrand. Faucheux, Catalogue raisonné de toutes les estampes vgl. Nagler, Neues allgemeines Künstler-Lexicon X, 409ff. - Israël Silvestre (1621-1691). - Folge von 58 Radierungen Suite de 58 pièces. Vorhanden nach Facheux: 17.0 49.0, 1, 3-12 52.0 61.0, 3, 8-12 62.1-4, 6-8, 16-18, 21, 22 63.1-3, 5, 10-15 165.2, 3 232.13 255.1 278.1 2 303.1-6 306.2, 3 346.0. - Der Sammelband enthält außer den Pariser, Ansichten von Chateau de Irrois, Chateau de Fresnes, Chateau de Rincy, Annecy, Chateau de Feuille proche Nancy, Chateau de Moné, Quincy en Champagne, Tanlay (6), Tonnerre (2).

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         TABLE CHRONOGRAPHIQUE DE L'ESTAT DU CHRISTIANISME , Depuis la NAISSANCE de JESUS-CHRIST , Jusques à l'ANNÈE M C XX , Contenant en DOUZE COLOMNES les Papes & Antipapes , les Conciles & Patriarches.etc . - 1621

      - LYON . Chez Pierre RIGAUD / Imprimé le 20 Février 1621 chez d' AMY DEPOLIER . Un fort volume in-folio , 23 x 36 cm , en reliure de l'époque plein veau , dos à nerfs orné , de 12 pages , 881 pages et 29 pages [ de Treze Abbregez de la présente Table , tous Alphabétique ( Sur 5 colonnes ) ] . Reliure frottée avec manques superficiels de cuir , premier mors en grande partie fissuré . Rousseurs diffuses , sonon texte en très bon état . Jacques GAULTIER , natif de notre Département , a utilisé pour son travail & ses recherches les ANNALES ECCLESIASTIQUES de Cesare BARONIO ( 1538 - 1607 ) . On remarquera que les plats sont ornés du symbole jésuite , IHS surmonté de la croix [ IESUS HOMINUM SALVATOR ] . Ouvrage de toute rareté . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Advertissement au Roy, pour cognoistre la vérité de ceux qui sont cause des troubles de son royaume.

      S.l. 1621 - in-8, 16 pp., demi-veau Bradel havane, dos orné de filets dorés, tranches rouges (reliure moderne). Bon exemplaire. Ceux qui troublent le royaume ne sont pas les Huguenots, mais les Jésuites et les "François hispagnolisés", du moins est-ce qu' affirme l'auteur anonyme, qui se déchaîne spécialement contre le Père Jean Arnoux, confesseur du Roi de 1617 à 1621. SHF, Bourgeois et André, 2553. Absent de Desgraves.

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         Gedrucktes Mandat zum Steueranschlag. Wien, 30. IV. 1621.

      1621. 1 S. Folio, ca. 56 x 41 cm. Mit acht papiergedeckten Siegeln. Mit den hübschen, wohlerhaltenen papiergedeckten Siegeln der acht Verordneten der unterderennsischen Landstände gesiegeltes Mandat, adressiert an den Propst von Klosterneuburg, hinsichtlich der Entrichtung des hier 4090 fl. 6 s. 26 d. ausmachenden Steueranschlags. - Faltspuren; Papierdurchbrüche in den Knickfalten alt verso mit Makulatur verstärkt.

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         Diario overo raccolta delle cose che nella città di Bologna giornalmente occorrono per l'anno MDCXIV. In Bologna, Per Bartolomeo Cochi, 1614. Legato assieme: Instruttione delle cose notabili della città di Bologna & altre particolari; con tutte le memorie antiche, che si ritrovano nella città, e contà, et alcune altre cose curiose

      Per Nicolò Tebaldini, 1621. 2 volumi in uno, 21 cm, rilegatura coeva in piena pergamena, titolo manoscritto al dorso, p. 63, (1); (8), 214, (12). Al primo volume, stemma e due cimieri incisi al frontespizio, alcune iniziali decorate e marca incisa al colophon. Il secondo volume ha il testo incorniciato, stemma e cimiero incisi al frontespizio, alcune iniziali decorate e delle antiche cifre a penna a una pagina. Un restauro al risguardo. Lo stato di conservazione delle due opere è molto buono

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         Devises héroïques et Emblèmes, reveuës et augmentées de moitié par Messire François d'Amboise. A Paris, chez Rolet Boutonne, 1621. RELIE AVEC (à la suite): 2). AMBOISE (Adrien d'). Discours ou Traicté des devises où est mise la raison et différence des emblèmes, énigmes, sentences et autres. Pris et compilé des cahiers de feu Messire François d'Amboise Chevalier, Baron de la Chartre sur Loire, Seigneur d'Hemery, Maluoüe, Reuilly, Bourot, etc. Conseiller du Roy en ses Conseils d'Estat et Privé, et Maistre des Requestes ordinaires de son Hostel. Dédié à très-Chrestien Roy Louis le Juste. A Paris, chez Rolet Boutonne, 1620. 3). du même. Devises Royales. A Paris, chez Rolet Boutonne, 1621.

      - 3 ouvrages en 1 volume in-8. 1). Titre gravé. 4 feuillets. 339 pages. (Incomplet des pages 35-36, 67-68, 77-78, 95-96, 135-140, 171-172, 183-184, 217-218, 275-276, 289-290, 299-300. Page 185-186 détachée, déchirures marginales avec petite atteinte au texte). 2). 4 feuillets. 178 pages. 1 feuillet. 3). Titre gravé. 64 pages. (incomplet du dernier feuillet). Pleine basane de l'époque. Dos à nerfs. Etiquette moderne collée au dos. Reliure frottée et déformée. Coins émoussés. Coiffes manquantes. Charnières fendues. Salissures et mouillures. Quelques taches. Quelques feuillets détachés. Déchirures marginales avec petite perte de texte au dernier feuillet. 1). Traité d'emblèmes richement illustré de gravures à l'eau-forte, parmi les plus étranges et curieuses du genre. L'auteur était chanoine de Beaujeu. 2). Compilation des notes de François d’Amboise, célèbre juriste François d’Amboise (1550-1619) par son fils qui acquit se faisant une solide connaissance de la symbolique de l'emblemata. 3). Ouvrage sur les devises royales illustré d'un beau titre gravé et de gravures in-texte.

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         Prodromus dissertationum cosmograhicarum, continens Mysterium cosmographicum de admirabili proportione orbium coelestium. Addita est erudita narratio M. Georgii Ioachimi Rhetici, de libris Revolutionum.Nicolai Copernici, item eiusdem Ioannis Kepleri pro suo opera Harmonices mundi apologia aduersus demonstrationem analyticam cl.v. d. Robert de Fluctibus, medici oxoniensis

      1621(-1622) 1621 - 2 parts folio (290 x 186mm.) [8], 1114, 119-163, [1(blank)]; 50 [2(blank)]p, 4 folding woodcut plates numbered I-II (p. 18) , IV (p. 54), V (p. 56), woodcut figures in text, contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt in compartments,lacking the engraved plate at p. 26(Tabula III orbium planetarum dimensiones.),some browning, binding slightly rubbed Frankfurt: Erasmus Kempfer for G. Tampach, In 1596 Kepler published his Mysterium cosmographicum, a major statement of the Copernican position.This is the second edition and has various additions (some also found in the 1596 edition), which make the work a very useful compilation of astronomical knowledge and the Copernican theory. In addition to Kepler's text, it includes theNarratio primaof Rheticus (pp. 89 -143, first published in Gdansk in 1540) which has its own title-page on p. 89, with the famous Copernican heliocentric diagram on p. 112. This is followed by the Praises of Prussia (Borussiae encomium) of 1539 (also by Rheticus), and 'De dimensionibus orbium et sphaerarum coelestium iuxta tabulas Prutenicas, ex sententia Nicolai Copernici' by Maestlin (pp. 149-163). Fludd's Veritatis proscenium . . . seu demonstratio quaedam analytica, in qua cuilibet comparationis particulae, in appendice quadam a J. Kepplero, nuper in fine harmoniae suae mundanae edita, facta inter harmoniam suam mundanam, et illam R. F., ipsissimis veritatis argumentis respondetur, was published in 1621. After Kepler's answer, which is dated 1 August, 621, Fludd replied with Monochordum mundi replicatio R. F. . . . ad apologiam . . . J. Kepleri adversus demonstrationem suam analyticam nuperrime editam, in qua Robertus validoribus Joannis objectionibus harmoniae suae legi repugnantibus, comiter respondere aggreditur,Frankfurt, 1622. Caspar 67 & 68. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Fabelen van J. De la Fontaine in Nederduitsche vaerzen. (set of 4), Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1805.

      Set of four hardcovers with leather spines and paper covered boards. The spines are divided in six shields of which the second shield shows the gilded title on a red background and the fourth the volume. The mock ribs are decorated with a gilded pattern. Each volume contains an ex libris (Dr. O.H. Dijkstra). The spines of volume two and four are slightly loose at the top. The corners of all the books are a bit worn. Overall the books are in good condition (no foxing). Rare edition. 13 x 21 cm, vol. 1. [4] 1-208 pp., vol. 2. [4] 209-450 pp., vol. 3. [4] 451-676 pp., vol. 4. [4] 677-916 pp. The books are illustrated and engraved by J. Punt and Vinkeles (each story is accompanied by an engraving).The French author Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695) was one of the most influential fable writers of all time. Although his stories are loosely based on the work of old masters like Aesopus and Phaedrus, they were of such quality that they became immensely popular. De la Fontaine belonged to the so called Classicists, which meant that he took his inspiration from Greek and Roman antiquity. These views made him an opponent of Charles Perrault (1628-1703), the other famous story writer of the time, who thought that modern literature was superior to that of the olden days. The illustrations of Jan Punt (1711-1779) and Reinier Vinkeles (1741-1816) are a beautiful replenishment to the text of La Fontaine. Vinkeles, who was the student of Punt, outshined his master later in life with his close to nature engravings.

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         W.S Heere van Bartas Wercken. Door Zacharias Heijns.WAARBIJ: Vervolgh der Wercken van den Edelen Gheest-rijcken Willem van Salvste Heer van Bartas. Inhoudende Ionas. Iudith. De Hemelsche Musa. De neghen Musae. Den Slagh van Lepanten. De Victorie van Yvry. Vrede ghesang.

      Zwolle, (Zacharias Heyns)/Amsterdam, Paulus van Ravesteyn/Rotterdam, Pieter van Waesberge 1621-1728. 2 banden, (2, titelprent, 3, portret, 4) 634 (6), (titelprent, 4) 150231 (1) p. Origineel Perkament, 4°(De Nederlandse uitgave van de poëtische werken van de Franse dichter Guillaume de Saluste du Bartas, 1544-1590. Het werk bestaat uit twee delen -de zo genaamde eerste week en de tweede week- en een vervolg waarin bijbelse en wereldse geschiedenissen in dichtvorm worden beschreven. Het werk is geïllustreerd met 2 titelprenten, een portret van de vertaler en 34 gravures, waarvan 1 uitvouwbaar. De tekst van de eerste band is vrijwel geheel gedrukt in civilité, een drukletter welke lijkt op handschrift. Een mooie en complete set.).

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         Il medico del dottore in filosofia, et medicina, & osservatore de' motti celesti Gioseppe Rosaccio. Libri tre .

      Venice, Pietro Farri, 1621 - 4to (225 x 160 mm), pp [viii] 308 [12]; [2] 311-356 [4], with three engraved titles and woodcuts of distillation apparatus in third part; some marginal spotting, a very good copy in contemporary limp vellum, with ties, spine very worn.First edition of this unusual medical treatise by the famous cosmologist and cartographer Giuseppe Rosaccio. The first part is devoted to astrological medicine, followed by versions of the Aphorisms of Hippocrates. The second part concerns specific maladies and their remedies, and the third part with the distillation of healing 'salts' from plants. Each section has a very attractive engraved title border referencing the subject of that particular part. The depicts astronomical themes, an armillary sphere flanked by two serpents, stars of various magnitudes, and a banner with signs of the zodiac, with a portrait cartouche. The second features baskets and pots of plants and flowers in an architectural setting. The third features furnaces and distilling flasks and receptacles. Part I is titled: Si tratta della nobiltà, & eccellenza dell'astrologia . per la quale si possono congetturare gli strani accidenti, che sogliono venire nelle malattie di ciascun vivente . Aggiuntivi gli Aforismi d'Hippocrate nella volgar lingua . Part II: Si tratta di tutte l'infirmità . con il modo metodico di preparare tutte le medicine, eddose loro . Part III: Si tratta della virtù de' sali cavati dalle piante medicinali . Aggiuntavi la distillatione di estraere l'acque & olii .Giuseppe Rosaccio, a Dalmatian by birth, was a Venetian physician, astronomer, cosmographer, and noted mapmaker. He was famous for his edition of the the Geography of Ptolemy, published in 1598-99. 'Also important was his Discorso. della Nobilita e Eccellenza della Terra rispetto à Cieli (Florence ca 1610-1615), a speculative world geography which summarized recent published accounts of Pacific voyages. He is the designer of a famous large wall-map of the known world, published in 1597, which incorproated discoveries of Sir Francis Drake and referred to Western North America as 'Nova Albione'.Houzeau and Lancaster 5886; Krivatsy 9938; Wellcome 5565; OCLC records Harvard, NY Academy of Medicine, Kansas, NLM, Chicago, and Toronto for North America

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         Devises heroiques et emblèmes. Revue et augmentées de moitié par messire François d'Amboise.

      Rolet Boutonné, 1621. In-12 plein veau brun, dos à nerfs, caissons ornés, roulettes, filets à froid sur les plats. Titre gravé, 3 ff. - 319 pp. 128 vignettes dans le texte. Lég. hum. en tête au debut de l'ouvrage. Soigneuse restauration en marge de qq. ff. (Ex-libris du cardinal Dubois). Bon exemplaire de ce très populaire recueil, le premier du genre, publié pour la première fois en 1551, juxtaposant les devises héroïques des grands hommes et leurs emblèmes moraux. Les figures de cette édition sont des tailles-douces, ainsi que le frontispice gravé, imp. et daté de 1622. (Brunet).

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         Petri Svavis Polani Historiae Concilii Tridentini Libri octo, Ex italicis summa fide & accuratione latini facti (.) Augustae Trinabantum Primun, nunc vero

      Francofvrti: Apud G. Tampachium, MDCXXI [1621] - [Para pedidos desde fuera de España, por favor, consulte las condiciones de venta y envío, tipo A. / For orders to be delivered outside Spain, please, let you see our sale and shipping terms, type A. / Pour les commandes à livrer hors d'Espagne, s'il vous plait, voyez les conditions de vente et de livraison, type A].- // (214x167mm.); [12], 924, [26] p., [1]h.; sign.: )::(-)::(4, )::()::(-)::()::(2, A-Zzzzz4, Aaaaaa-Dddddd4 [Dddddd4, blanca]; portada grabada; texto a dos columnas; apostillas marginales.- // Encuadernación moderna a la holandesa con puntas y papel de aguas; lomo con nervios y tejuelo; cortes tintados en china; conserva guardas antiguas. Guarda antigua delantera manuscrita con dos letras diferentes del s. XVII, con anotaciones sobre Sarpi y referentes a puntos esenciales del contenido. Algunos cuidadosos subrayados y llamadas de atención de época en una docena de páginas dispersas. Perfecto estado.- // Proc.: Sin datos.- // Refs.: Bianchi, II, p. 357; Graesse, VI-I, p. 272.- // La disputa entre la República de Venecia y el Papa a principios del siglo XVI, encumbrada cuando desde Roma se trató de zafar de su enjuiciamiento criminal a dos sacerdotes delincuentes en Venecia intentando hacer valer su exclusividad penal sobre las 'personas de la Iglesia' tal como se había decretado en el Concilio de Trento, fue una de las que más expectación generó en toda Europa. El motivo, que la república veneciana era el único 'estado' en la península itálica que se oponía ostensiblemente al ejercicio por la curia romana del poder temporal del Papa, lo que resultaba del mayor interés tanto en la 'cismática Inglaterra' como en los medios así galicanos como hugonotes franceses, entre los reformistas ginebrinos y en las diferentes confesiones alemanas. Y quien acabó erigido como paladín de esta disputa contra Roma fue Paolo Sarpi, a quien acudieron durante los siguientes quince años enviados de todos aquellos entornos. Uno de los ejes intelectuales sobre los que Sarpi centró la disputa no era de tipo teológico, sino político. Y uno de sus argumentos se centraba en que el Concilio de Trento tuvo un carácter tan fuerte de lucha por el poder en la curia, que el debate teológico se supeditó a su conquista, con lo que la verdad religiosa de los decretos acordados quedaba en entredicho. Este enfoque sobre el desarrollo del Concilio de Trento, del que daba cuenta a quienes se reunían con él, provocó una atención especial entre los anglicanos, quienes le persuadieron de que escribiese esa Historia y se pusieron a su disposición para publicarla. El resultado de tal interés fue la aparición en Londres, en 1619, escondida bajo el anagrama de Pietro Soave Polano, de la 'Historia del concilio tridentino, nella quale si scoprono tutti gli artifici della Corte di Roma'(1). El éxito de la obra fue fulgurante. A la primigenia edición londinese en italiano siguieron, solo en los dos años siguientes, en 1620, nuevas ediciones londinenses con sus traducciones al inglés(2) y al latín(3), y la traducción al alemán -impresa en Francfort-(4), seguidas, en 1621, de nuevas impresiones de la traducciones latina -esta que ofrecemos- y alemana -impresas ambas también en Francfort-, y de las primeras ediciones en francés -impresa en Genève, traducida en este caso desde el italiano por Giovanni Diodati(5), el teólogo calvinista que había hecho la primera traducción de la Biblia completa al italiano unos años antes (ver nuestra ref. C-1001)-, y en holandés, impresa esta última en La Haya(6).- // (1) Un buen resumen de las vicisitudes de esta Historia hasta su publicación en Inglaterra, que ahorra muchas lecturas, en Francesca Balliana: L'anticlassicismo sarpiano nella prosa letteraria del primo Seicento.- Tesis doctoral.- Università degli Studi di Padova, 2016, pp. 7-30.- (2) Pietro Soave Polano: The historie of the Councel of Trent : Conteining eight bookes. In which (besides the ordinarie actes of the Councell) are declared many notable occurrences, which happen [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Diario overo raccolta delle cose che nella città di Bologna giornalmente occorrono per l'anno MDCXIV. In Bologna, Per Bartolomeo Cochi, 1614. Legato assieme: Instruttione delle cose notabili della città di Bologna & altre particolari; con tutte le memorie antiche, che si ritrovano nella città, e contà, et alcune altre cose curiose

      Per Nicolò Tebaldini, In Bologna 1621 - 2 volumi in uno, 21 cm, rilegatura coeva in piena pergamena, titolo manoscritto al dorso, p. 63, (1); (8), 214, (12). Al primo volume, stemma e due cimieri incisi al frontespizio, alcune iniziali decorate e marca incisa al colophon. Il secondo volume ha il testo incorniciato, stemma e cimiero incisi al frontespizio, alcune iniziali decorate e delle antiche cifre a penna a una pagina. Un restauro al risguardo. Lo stato di conservazione delle due opere è molto buono [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Fabelen van J. De la Fontaine in Nederduitsche vaerzen. (set of 4), Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1805.

      Set of four hardcovers with leather spines and paper covered boards. The spines are divided in six shields of which the second shield shows the gilded title on a red background and the fourth the volume. The mock ribs are decorated with a gilded pattern. Each volume contains an ex libris (Dr. O.H. Dijkstra). The spines of volume two and four are slightly loose at the top. The corners of all the books are a bit worn. Overall the books are in good condition (no foxing). Rare edition. 13 x 21 cm, vol. 1. [4] 1-208 pp., vol. 2. [4] 209-450 pp., vol. 3. [4] 451-676 pp., vol. 4. [4] 677-916 pp. The books are illustrated and engraved by J. Punt and Vinkeles (each story is accompanied by an engraving). The French author Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695) was one of the most influential fable writers of all time. Although his stories are loosely based on the work of old masters like Aesopus and Phaedrus, they were of such quality that they became immensely popular. De la Fontaine belonged to the so called Classicists, which meant that he took his inspiration from Greek and Roman antiquity. These views made him an opponent of Charles Perrault (1628-1703), the other famous story writer of the time, who thought that modern literature was superior to that of the olden days. The illustrations of Jan Punt (1711-1779) and Reinier Vinkeles (1741-1816) are a beautiful replenishment to the text of La Fontaine. Vinkeles, who was the student of Punt, outshined his master later in life with his close to nature engravings.

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         The Court of The Hague

      Third plate to the right of the great 'Court of The Hague' published in 1621 by Frisius. View on the Parliament, the extreme right side visible and a little portion of the vijver with personages walking around. To the right tall tree. Signed on the bottom left:'Hhondius inventor et excudit, 1621'; lettered on the bottom:'Maer die in Hollandt ... deynd wilt bedichten.' Etching on paper with some margin; platemark: 434 x 380, total: 462 x 396 mm; unknown state; repaired details; reinforced in various regions on the verso, folding on the tree; New Hollstein 95; Nadine Orenstein:'A view of the Court in The hague etched by Simon Frisius', in Delineavit et Sculpsit, vol. 4 (1990), p. 24-30 PT02Den Haag

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         The Holy Bible: Containing the Old Testament and the New: Newly Translated out of the Originall Tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised: By his Majesties speciall commandment. [Authorized version, King James version]

      London: Bonham Norton and John Bill (et al), 1619-1621. Quarto, 205 x 155 mm (8.25 x 6 inches), early plain full calf with 5 raised bands; black-letter text (except for title pages, tables, chapter preliminaries, etc.). Text begins with the Book of Common Prayer (first 6 leaves absent). Separate title pages for: "The Genealogies Recorded in the Sacred Scripture . . ." by J. S. (i'e' John Speed, undated, with double-page map); general title page for "The Holy Bible" dated 1619; "The New Testament" dated 1620 with imprint on title page Robert Barker and John Bill and on colophon same date with only Robert Barker's name; "Two Right Profitable and Fruitfull Concordances . . ." dated 1619 with imprint of Burnham Norton and John Bill; "The Whole Book of Psalms" dated 1621 with imprint of the Company of Stationers. Collation: A-E8 (lacking A1-6); A-E4 (lacking C3 & C4); A8 (OT title page, Epistle Dedicatory, The Translator to the Reader followed by new A) A-Sss8; A-K8 (+ 2 unsigned leaves); A-F8 (lacking all after F2). 2-inch split at top of front joint, surface scuffing to leather, else binding quite sturdy and presentable; text lacking first 6 leaves of Book of Common Prayer; lacking 2 leaves (C3 & C4) of the Genealogies; general title page with 1.5" torn away across top and 1.5" wide strip at fore-edge from center of page up; first gathering of OT with upper margin cropped close, short tears to fore-edge margins, second gathering of OT somewhat grubby and with short tears to fore-edge margins; ffl Hhh3 & Hhh5 in NT lower outside corner torn away with loss of text; last 14 leaves of Psalms lacking. Overall, text is quite clean. Corresponds with Herbert 374: Bible text ends on Sss8, signature Hhh omitted; Ggg6b with "S. Matthew" instead of "S. Mark" in heading; includes Genealogy with map, and Concordances. With added (though defective) Book of Common Prayer and Psalmes. A few mid-eighteenth century birth records (Knight family) to blank leaf facing Concordance and to final blank leaf. Herbert 374; STC 2258. Good.

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         Il Trinciante [bound with] Lo Scalco.

      Padua: Martini Stampator Camerale/ Guasparri Crivellari. 1621/1623. Small oblong quarto. Twentieth century wood-patterned boards; pp. 18, 28 plates illustrating methods of carving meat with manuscript additions, missing folding plate of carving utensils; pp. 46, missing all 3 plates; very good. First editions. Significant because it contains the first printings of two parts of what became Giegher's Tre Trattati (1629). The third part, on napkin folding, was never printed individually. Il Trinciato deals with the art of carving meant, while Lo Scalco (The Steward) concerns service; the three parts together became one of the most important guides to the serving of meals in the best houses, and the carving illustrations are both fascinating and appealing. Mattia Giegher (c.1589 - c. 1639, born Matthias Jager in Moosburg, Bavaria) moved to Italy in around 1616 and was so famed for his mastery of the arts of hospitality that he lectured on the subject at the University of Padua. Banqueting was an important facet of European diplomacy and it was of more than domestic importance that the niceties were performed correctly. Tre Trattati itself is a very rare work, only 17 copies being recorded on Worldcat; it records 2 copies of Lo Scalco, and none of Il Trinciato. Although sadly lacking some plates, this is an item of utmost scarcity.

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         CORPUS IURIS CIVILIS - Prudentum responsa Caesarumque rescripta

      VENEZIA: Apud Iuntas, 1621. rilegato. BUONO. 19,5 26,5. I, II, III USATO

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         VVarachtighe beschrijvinghe ende levendighe afbeeldinghe vande meer dan onmenschelijcke ende barbarische Tyrannije bedreven by de Spaengiaerden inde Nederlanden onder de regieringen van den Keyser Carel V, Philips II en Philips III coningen van Spaengien. z. pl., 1621. [, 523, e titel: 'De onmenschelicke barbarische en grouwelijcke Tyrannije der Spangniaerden in Nederlandt'].

      4o,Oblong, gebonden in eigentijdse perkamenten band, (8)+278 pag. Geillustreerd met 3 portretten en 37 historieprenten, laatste pagina wat kort afgesneden en gerestaureerd, doch zonder tekstverlies. Goed en compleet exemplaar. Oud exlibris met pen: Michael Artzen. C1833.

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         Recht-banck tegen de ijdele, korselige ende wispelturige vrouwen. Wraeck-sucht der weduwen, mitsgaders der regeersuchtige vrouwen. Geeft ook vonnis over den lof van alle deughdsame en godtvreesende vrouwen. [...] Oock is hier achter by gevoeght een t'samenspraeck of de vrouwen menschen zijn of niet. Utrecht, J. van Poolsum, 1687.

      4°, gebonden in 19e- eeuwse half leren band, 95 pag., geillustreerd met exlibris van Jean Jacobs en een oud eigendomsstempeltje van George Martens, advocaat te Gent. C1088."Joseph Swetnam (overleden ca. 1621) publiceerde zijn boek 'The araignment of lewd [...] woman' in 1615 onder het pseudoniem Thomas Tell-troth, maar al gauw was bekend dat de schermmeester Swetnam de auteur was. Hij stond bekend als 'the woman-hater'. Het boek werd vele malen herdrukt en kreeg in Engeland grote bekendheid. Er bestaan enkele uitgaven in het Nederlands, die alle zeer zeldzaam zijn. Het boek is verdeeld in drie delen en een vierde gedeelte onder de titel 'Discours ofte t'Samen-spraeck of de vrouwen menschen zijn of niet'. De vier delen hebben een doorlopende paginering en katern signalering, maar elk met een eigen titelpagina met illustratie in houtsnede ( drie maal een rechter achter een tafel die wordt uitgescholden door zes vrouwen voor fielt, deugniet, guyt, sot, schelm en dief en die dan roept ''t is nu al gedaen'. Eenmaal een kerkinterieur met enkele discussierende mannen). In het boek veel voorbeelden van het wangedrag van vrouwen, uitmondend in een discussie of vrouwen eigenlijk wel mensen zijn.$ Het tweede van de drie delen heeft als titel 'Beeren-jacht'."

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         Emblemata Cum Commentariis Claudii Minois Emblem Book 212 Plt

      Padua: Peter Paul Tozzi,. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1621. Vellum. b/w; lxxx, 1004 pages; . ..I. C. Francisci Sanctii Brocensis & Notis Laurentii Pignorii Patavini Opera Et Vigiliis Ioannis Thuilii Mariaemontani Tirol. 8 3/4 x 6 3/8". 8 3/4 x 6 3/8", 4 pounds. Worn vellum spine over paper covered boards. 1 plate is mis-numbered, and in two cases, sets of pages and emblems are out of order, but all 212 woodcuts are present. Some, Including the controversial plate LXXX which depicts a nude woman defecating, are of unusual content although that is the most outre I see. Provenance- armorial bookplate of Schorsch. ; 0 .

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         The Court of The Hague.

      "Third plate to the right of the great 'Court of The Hague' published in 1621 by Frisius. View on the Parliament, the extreme right side visible and a little portion of the vijver with personages walking around. To the right tall tree. Signed on the bottom left:'Hhondius inventor et excudit, 1621'; lettered on the bottom:'Maer die in Hollandt ... deynd wilt bedichten.'"."Etching on paper with some margin; platemark: 434 x 380, total: 462 x 396 mm; unknown state; repaired details; reinforced in various regions on the verso, folding on the tree; New Hollstein 95; Nadine Orenstein:'A view of the Court in The hague etched by Simon Frisius', in Delineavit et Sculpsit, vol. 4 (1990), p. 24-30 PT02Den Haag"

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         CORPUS IURIS CIVILIS - Prudentum responsa Caesarumque rescripta

      Apud Iuntas, 1621. LATINO 9 Opera incompleta di sei volumi, qui presenti solo il I, III e IV, rilegati in tutta pergamena con titoli oro al dorso, tagli colorati di rosso. Il tomo I "Digestum vetus seu pandectarum Iuris Civilis" presenta un' antip. Con bella inc. a tutta pagina, front. (di tutti i tomi) in rosso e nero. Le "lex" sono incorniciate all' interno del testo su due colonne. Tomo III "Digestum Novum" e Tomo IV "Codicis DN. Iustiniani Sacratissimi Principis". Richiami e segn. dei fasc., fioritura e macchie gialle di datata umidità alle pagine, testo comunque fruibile. USATO

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         Waarachtige en aen-merkens-waardige historie van Lapland: ... Met noch een kort bericht van den toestand der Finnen. Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn, 1682. 4to. With engraved frontispiece and 16 engraved plates by Jan Luyken, and 1 folding engraved map. Contemporary vellum.

      Alden & Landis 682/155; Klaversma & Hannema 1282 and 1283; cf. Cox I, p. 178. First edition of the Dutch translation of a celebrated ethnographic monograph on Swedish Lapland by the German-born professor Johannes Gerhard Scheffer (1621-1679). Scheffer's account contains valuable information on the Lappish culture, with chapters on their ceremonies, houses, diet, clothing, trading customs, handicraft, entertainment, hunting, as well as marriage and death customs. "This history long remained the main source of information on Lapland" (Cox). It has become the liveliest, detailed and uncondescending early modern account of the far north and its population, now known as the Sami. The present Dutch edition was illustrated by the engraver Jan Luyken, one of the most famous illustrators of the Netherlands during the second half of the 17th century. The plates depict the daily life in the north, but also the worship of various idols, encounters with gnomes, etc.Some plates with minor restorations, some occasional foxing and a few small marginal water stains on the last few leaves. Front cover slightly damaged. A very good copy.

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         Annotations Upon the second book of Moses called Exodus * Annotations Upon The Third Book Of Moses Called Leviticus * Annotations Upon The Fourth Book of Moses, Called Numbers * Annotations Upon The Fifth Book Of Moses Called Deuteronomie * Annotations Upon the fifth book of Moses called Genesis

      Amsterdam: (Giles Thorp), 1621. First editions. leather_bound. Modern full brown morocco, raised bands, red leather spine labels printed in gilt. Genesis volume half brown morocco and brown boards. All bindings fine. 5 vols. 20.5 x 16 cm & 21 x 16 cm. (Exodus: A4-Gg4, Hh2), (Leviticus: A4-Mm4), (Numbers: A4-Qq4), (Deuteronomie: A4-Nn4, Oo2), (Genesis: *4-**2, A4-Ii4, Kk3). Printed in double columns. Henry Ainsworth (1571-1622 or 1623), leader of the separatist congregation at Amsterdam, and controversialist, a fine type of the Elizabethan puritan-learned, sincere, earnest, and uncompromising. At first a Puritan, Ainsworth joined the Separatists who broke entirely with the Church of England. Driven abroad in the persecution of 1593, settled in Amsterdam. He attached himself to those who were styled 'Brownists,' who, under the name of 'Independents,' afterwards played so important a part in English history, and who were the ancestors of the 'Congregationalists' and other free churches of the present time. He and Francis Johnson founded an an independent church in Amsterdam. A falling out between the two created two separate congregations, whom they styled respectively Franciscan Brownists and Ainsworthian Brownists. Ainsworth is among the authors whose work traveled to New England in 1620 with the Pilgrims. Practically entire title page of Genesis volume laid-down, with contemporary light owner inscription of Henry Martin dated 1715, first few leaves chipped at lower corner with no loss, a few leaves, D-E marginal damp stains, Leaf F with upper corner torn away, approx. 5 x 5 centimeters; original rear free endpaper with births and deaths of Walpole and Pim families. Contents of other four volumes generally clean.

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        Spieghel der eyghen-kennisse, ... in-gheknoopt Het conterfeytsel des wereldts, ...Brussels, Lambert de Grieck, 1643. 4to. With engraved title-page, engraved portrait of the author (after P. de Backer), both by Antoine van der Does ("AVD"), and 3 nearly full-page engraved illustrations in the text, probably by Van der Does. 18th-century vellum.

      Bibl. Belg I, p. 319; BCNI 9630; Funck, pp. 282-283; STCV (8 copies incl. 4 incomplete). First edition, in Flemish Dutch, of a didactic satire, mostly in verse, by the Flemish poet and lawyer Willem van der Borcht or Guilelmus a Castro (1621/22-1668) in Brussels, with elegies and epigrams alternating with prose passages. It allegorically presents a mirror of self-knowledge and knowledge of the world, intended to improve the faults of the age and show the foolishness and vanity of the world. The fine plates by Antoine van der Does, showing scenes of rich and frivolous society, are of interest for the costume and morals of the time. The "Toe-ghifte", an integral part of the edition, but with its own title-page on 2D1, represents the world as a capricious woman. The portrait shows Van der Borcht at age 21 with the motto "nosce te ipsum", and a 2-line verse by Ericus Puteanus below. The 3 illustrations show realistic genre scenes, influenced by Rubens. Half the copies listed by the STCV lack the portrait and/or the engraved title-page. One illustration was printed over a crease in the paper, leaving a white line through part of the scene. In very good condition, with a minor water stain in the head margin of the engraved title, just touching its border. Binding lacking ties, with 1 sewing support broken at the back hinge, slightly wrinkled and a bit dirty, but still good. First edition of a satire of society, with plates made for it by Antoine van der Does.

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