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        Artillerie, c'est à dire: Vraye instruction de l'artillerie et de toutes ses appartenances.

      Item des batteries, contre-batteries, pont, mines e galleries.Avec un enseignement de preparer toutes sortes des feux artificiels. Zutphen , chez Andre D'Aelst, anno 1621, - in-folio, pp. (4), 144, 6, legatura moderna cartone rustico. Impresa tipografica sul titolo, iniziali e fregi silografici. Con 44 tavole inc. in rame f.t., di cui 8 ripieg. Probabile quarta edizione (la prima: Bruxelles, 1613) di opera importante che analizza a fondo gli aspetti teorici e pratici dell'artiglieria, facendo sue conoscenze ed esperienze di altri autori spagnoli come lui (era nato infatti a Yepes in data imprecisata e morì nel 1613, dopo aver esercitato la professione di ingegnere militare soprattutto al servizio dell'esercito spagnolo nelle Fiandre). Tratta anche di varie questioni d'ingegneria, quali il recupero di navigli affondati, fuochi pirotecnici, costruzione di passerelle, ponti, ecc. Esempl. con aloni d'umido ed alcune tavole rifilate alla battuta del rame e applicate su fogli antichi Cockle 684, note: ''This is a very famous work, holding a prominent place in the history of artillery''. Graesse VII, 222 e Brunet V, 1000, ambedue registrano la presente ediz. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        HISTORIA GENERAL DE AVES, Y ANIMALES, De Aristoteles Estagirita. Tradvzida de latin en Romance, y añadida de otros muchos Autores Griegos, y Latinos, que trataron deste mesmo argumento, Por Diego de Funes y Mendoça vezino de Murcia.

      Pedro Patricio Mey 1621

      [Bookseller: Galleria d'Arte Ammendolea]
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        L artiglieria. divisa in tre libri.

      Appresso Giovanni Guerrigli a spese dell autore, in Venetia 1621 - Legatura in pergamena antica priva della carta di guardia anteriore. Timbretto al frontis., due tavv. rip. con qualche strappetto, scritte di antica mano sul retro dei piatti, peraltro bell esemplare fresco e con buoni margini. Prima edizione. Cockle, 688; Riccardi II, 423; Vinciana, n.1643. Folio (cm. 34,6), 6 cc.nn., 142 pp. con frontespizio interamente inciso e altre 27 incisioni su rame di cui 9 rip. f.t., raffiguranti schemi di cannoni e macchine da guerra. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Ex Libris ALAI-ILAB/LILA member]
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        Les Mémoires de messire Michel de Castelnau, seigneur de Mauvissière et de Concressaut, baron de Jonville. auxquelles sont traictées les choses plus remarquables qu'il a veuës et négotiées en France, Angleterre et & Escosse, sous les Rois François II et & Charles IX, tant en temps de paix qu'en temps de guerre.

      A Paris: Chez Sebastien Chappelet, MDCXXI 1621 - [i.e. 1621].- [Para pedidos desde fuera de España, por favor, consulte las condiciones de venta y envío, tipo B. / For orders to be delivered outside Spain, please, let you see our sale and shipping terms, type B. / Pour les commandes à livrer hors d'Espagne, s'il vous plait, voyez les conditions de vente et de livraison, type B.].- // 4°, (220x164mm.).- [40], 3-479, [1] p.; sign.: A-B4, á-í4, A-Zz4, Aaa-Ooo4; grabado calcográfico con el retrato del autor, "Gaspar Isac fecit", en verso de B4; apostillas marginales.- // Encuadernación en pergamino a la romana, tejuelo de piel. Cuerpo sujeto a la encuadernación únicamente por la cabezada y el pie; pequeña rotura con pérdida en la parte superior del lomo; portada semidesprendida; cerco de humedad en zona alta del margen exterior; algunos cuadernillos algo tostados. Falta la hoja A correspondiente al cuerpo del libro que, aunque hay quien dice que nunca fue impresa, tenía que existir. Pese a todo, muy bien ejemplar, sin marcas, sellos, anotaciones, roturas ni subrayados.- // Proc.: Ex-libris manuscrito en verso de plano delantero, aparentemente del arquitecto y escultor Jean Peru (1650 - 1723), "Jean Peru, ce L[ivre] me couste 3 M Roy, 1688".- // Buen ejemplar de la primera edición de uno de los textos más importantes (y reeditados) para los interiores de las guerras de religión y la comprensión del surgimiento del deismo antitrinitarista. Escritas por quien fuera embajador de Francia en Inglaterra, Michel de Castelnau, para su hijo, este decidió publicarlas sin alteraciones. Libro [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De Re Metallica Libri XII Quibus Officia, Instrumenta, Machinae, Ac Omnia Denique Ad Metallicam Spectantia, . Ejusdem De Animantibus Subterraneis Liber . Cum Indicibus Diversis in Opere Tractatum Est, Pulchre Demonstrantibus

      Ludo Vici Regis, Basileae Helvet 1621 - 33 cm x 20 cm, bound in 6's, pp. [x], 538, [56]. Contains approximately 300 woodcuts (2 are folding), along with some head and tail pieces, and illuminated initials. Contemporary full calf, 6 raised bands, gilt-stamped leather spine label. Early sympathetic rebacking, covers worn, leather to upper cover crackled, some abrasions to lower cover, one tiny wormhole at extreme whitespace margin of fore-edge affecting about 15 leaves only, offsetting to the text, 2 leaves with one vertical closed tear in the fore-edge margin, signature of previous owner, M.O. Farrar, with circular ink stamp: Metallurgy, Mining, Chemistry, M.O. Farrar on the front free endpaper and twice on the title-page. Overall, a very good copy of a book that is one of the most highly respected scientific classics of all time. Originally published in 1556, it was the first book on mining written using a "scientific approach" and the first to offer detailed technical drawings. It wasn't until 1912 that the book was translated from the Latin to English by the mining engineer and soon to be President of the United States, Herbert Hoover. Size: Folio [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The New Testament of Jesus Christ, Faithfully Translated into English, out of the Authentical Latin … with Annotations, and Other Helpes … in the English College of Rhemes

      Antwerp: James Seldenslach, 1621. Third edition of the Rheims New Testament. [xii], 285, [1], [2, blank], 349, [3] pp. Collation: **^12, A-2O^12, 2P^8. 12mo. Modern full calf, spine titled in gilt. Cropped with a few headlines and fore-edges of text shaved. Third edition of the Rheims New Testament. [xii], 285, [1], [2, blank], 349, [3] pp. Collation: **^12, A-2O^12, 2P^8. 12mo. 'The first pocket edition of the Roman Catholic Bible' (Herbert). The third edition of the Rheims Catholic New Testament, following editions in 1582 and 1600. In 12mo format, it is the first pocket edition of the Roman Catholic Bible in English. Darlow & Moule 294; Herbert 382

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        The History of Great Britanie from the first peopling of this Island to the present Raigne of o happy and peacefull Monarcke K James

      London: W Stansby for Rich Meighen, 1621 A very scarce and unusual historical work by William Slatyer (1587-1647), who divides the history of Britain into 10 periods, conveying information through Odes in parallel latin and english text. This copy is complete but of slightly different collation to that set out on EEBO. In full leather binding: the boards are contemporary with much wear to corners and edges; the spine, with raised bands, is newer - possibly early - mid 1800's but has considerable wear to joints - particularly the front joint where there is splitting. The front board is still attached, but probably not for long. There is a small bookplate on the front pastedown. Contents: blank; pasted explanation of the frontispiece (with some loss to the top at the gutter with very slight loss of text); hand-coloured frontispiece which forms the title page; dedication to James 2pp; to the Reader 4 pp; poems - 7pp (placed after finis in EEBO copy); 'This Poeme, entituled Pale-Albion, is digested into ten seuerall Bookes' 1p (again after finis in EEBO); Chronologia 4pp (final pp in EEBO copy); Description, Ode I p 1- 303 - pagination fault - p 195 should be 185, small hole in outer margin p289, very small hole at p291 - no loss of text; latin poem headed 'Potentissimo Jacobo' 1p; dedicatory poems 4pp; Finis; blank; alphabeticall table 7pp; Finis; Palae Albion liber and errata 1p; blank. The contents are very clean and in very good condition with beautiful decorative head and tailpieces. Size 11.5 inches x 7.5 inches.

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        The whole booke Of Davids psalmes, both in prose and meetre: with apt notes to sing them withall.

      London: Printed for the Company of Stationers 16mo in 8s (10 cm; 4"). 439, [9] pp., lacking pp. 429–30; music.. 1621 A near-miniature printing of the Sternhold and Hopkins metrical version of Psalms, with the Geneva version in the margin, the whole in an embroidered binding. The text is printed in two small point sizes of roman, the smaller being used for the Geneva text in the margins. => The music is present. Binding: Deep blue, rose, gold, and blue-green silk threads embroidered on cream silk, within an overall chain design in gold and silver wire thread incorporating some florets; mostly sunned to dull brown or dull green on covers but => vibrantly viewable "as was" on rear turn-in. Evidence of silk ties now perished. All edges gilt. Provenance: Late 17th- or early 18th-century stencilled armorial device on the front pastedown of a griffin surmounting a coronet; bookseller's label (first half 20th century) of John Howell, San Francisco; afterwards The Howell Bible Collection, Pacific School of Religion (properly released). Scarce edition: Searches of NUC, WorldCat, ESTC, and COPAC locate only three copies in U.S. libraries, this being one of the three (now deaccessioned), and five copies in the rest of the world (two in England, one each in Scotland, Australia, and Germany). Binding as above; use of a magnifying glass is advised as exceptionally rewarding. Housed in a quarter red morocco open back case with a red cloth chemise. Lacking one leaf. Very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        Brief mit eigenh. U.

      Ravenna, 6. VII. 1621. - 1 S. 4to. An Luigi Vittori: "Mi vien presuposto dal Cap[itano] Giovanni Bianchini Urbinate che cotesta Signora Principessa gl'hà data intenzione di fornire un negozio a favor di lui appresso del Signor Duca. Hor, perché son richiesto di raccomandarlo di fornire in mia vece con Sua Altezza, accioché resti servita di ricordarsene [.]". - Dem früh verstorbenen Kardinal hatte Galilei 1616 sein Buch über Wellen ("Discorso del flusso e reflusso del mare") gewidmet. - Sehr selten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Il Pastor Fido, Tragicomedia Pastorale

      Venedig Ciotti, Venice, Italy 1621 - Marbleboard rebound copy of Il Pastor Fido was published in 1621, between the time the First Edition was published in 1590 and the first English translation was made in 1640. Pencil writing on inside cover by previous owner states that this is the Fourth Edition, unable to verify. Some brown staining and foxing on pages, including title page. Edges are bumped and chipped. Binding and hinges are strong and in good condition, with some wear to top and bottom of spine. This book is part of the personal library of Mr. Thomas Creed, who came to the US from England and owned Creed's Book Store, adjacent to Sather Gate at UC Berkeley, during the 1920s and 1930s. To see all of our collection, click on Bookseller Info below and 'List This Seller's Books'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nova typis transacta navigatio novi orbis Indiae occidentalis....

      [Linz] Folio (32.6 cm, 12.875"). Engr. t.-p., [2] ff., 101, [1] pp. (lacks final blank leaf); 18 plts.. 1621 Curiously the dedicatee of this work, Caspar Plautius, is certainly also its author, writing under the pseudonym of Honorius Philoponus. Plautius was abbot of Seitenstetten in Lower Austria, and no doubt wrote as a compliment to a fellow Benedictine: Bernard Buil or Boyl of Montserrat, appointed by the pope vicar general of the Indies, who, with others of the order, accompanied Columbus on his second voyage as missionaries. In the style of a medieval legendary, Nova typis transacta navigatio novi orbis Indiae occidentalis relates first the westward voyage of St. Brendan, then the exploits of the Boyl and his fellow monks, including some description of the customs of the American native peoples they met, with their lands, their agriculture, their feast customs, et al. Boyl's missionary enterprise failed, and sadly he is now only remembered for his mordant criticism of Columbus. This book bears an ornate, emblematic engraved title-page, with portraits of St. Brendan and Boyl and more, and no fewer than 18 leaf-filling plates by Wolfgang Kilian. These plates, which mix fancy and realism in entirely engaging ways, include a portrait of Columbus, a scene of St. Brendan celebrating mass on the back of a whale, botanical images of the marvelous Peruvian potato, and numerous views of the missionaries' interaction with the natives, some friendly, and some not—the unfriendliest being notably violent and gory. Also, on p. 35–36 is given an example of purported native American music, with both words and notation. This copy is one (probably the first) of two states of this sole edition (with only three leaves in the preliminaries), without the additional foldout plate found in some copies. Binding: Contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt-extra, with a red leather title label. Endpapers dabbed in red, blue, yellow, and green. All edges speckled red. Binding as above, chipped on corners and at head and foot of spine. Small wormholes visible on inside of covers, running into margins of pages and plates, and a few closed tears, neither affecting print or plates. Engraved title remounted. Small stains, light spots of waterstaining, and light soiling. A covetable illustrated Americanum of the early 17th century, in an enjoyable copy.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        America

      P & F., Galignani 1621 - Fine copper-engraved map, printed into the full text page, published in 'Geografia . Universale de la Terra', which was translated by Cernoti and published 1621 in Padua. A very good impression, in excellent condition.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinhold Berg eK]
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        Signed Receipt on Vellum

      Dated, 1621 - Signed by Bertius, as "cosmographe ordinaire".Written in French. One page, vellum. Scarce signed document by famous cartographer Petrus Bertius (1565-1629). Bertius was a professor of mathematics and librarian at the University of Leiden and in 1618 became "cosmographe ordinaire" to the court of Louis XIII of France. He is best known for his edition of Ptolemy's Geographia (Theatri geographiae veteris, 1618-1619), and his pocket atlas, Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum, which was published in several editions from 1600 on. Few small holes on the vellum, no effect on text. Traces of folding at upper right corner and at left edge. Overall in fine condition. Signed by Bertius, as "cosmographe ordinaire".Written in French. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Bergwerck Buch: darinnen nicht allein alle Empter, Instrument, Gezeug, und alles, so zu diesem Handel gehörig, mit Figuren vorgebildet und klarlich beschrieben: Sondern auch, wie ein rechtverständiger Bergmann seyn soll…

      Basel: Verlegung Ludwig Königs, 1621. Hardcover. Small folio. Third German edition of Agricola?'s most famous mining book (?"De Re Metallica?"). ff. iv, pp. ccccxci, [7]. Title page is printed in red and black and displays a vignette depicting an assayer working at a muffle furnace. 273 woodcut illustrations by Hans Rudolf Manuel Deutsch accompany the text, including two fold out plates. Many of the woodcuts are almost a full page in size. Bound in full period vellum with usual age-toning, soiling and wear. Ribbon ties are lacking. Two small areas of careful repair are visible on the inner front cover, near the joint. The bottom tail cap contains minor restoration. Interior pages show scattered foxing, browning and age-toning in varying degrees. A couple of minor carefully sealed marginal tears are present. A neatly sealed tear (6.5 cm) is located on the upper portion of the title page, difficult to notice at first glance; a name is written unobtrusively in an old hand on the lower corner of the title. The first 35 pages (including title) contain a spot of worming in the bottom margin. The final gatherings also contain several scattered tiny worm holes. Some minor early marginalia is found on p. xc; a short word is faintly underlined on p. cccxxxv. Georgius Agricola (Gerog Bauer) (1494-1555) was a German physician who practiced medicine in the Bohemian mining district of Joachimsthal and then at Chemnitz in Saxony. He developed a strong interest in mining and mining technology which he studied on site. The first edition of his ?"De Re Metallica?", was published posthumously (Basel, 1556, in Latin). The first German edition appeared in 1557. Cyril Stanley Smith and R.J. Forbes state that Agricola?'s book ?"…is one of the great monuments of technology by reason of the comprehensiveness of its text and the detail and intelligibility of its numerous illustrations?" [See Singer, Hist. of Technology III, p. 27]. The PMM catalogue states: ?"Agricola?'s best-known work, ?'On Metals?', is the first systematic treatise on mining and metallurgy and one of the first technological books of modern times. …Some of the most important sections are those on mechanical engineering and the use of water-power, hauling, pumps, ventilation, blowing of furnaces, transport of ores, etc., showing a very elaborate technique.?" [Ferguson I, p. 9-10; Sotheran I, 5664; VD17 23: 646123A; PMM 79].

      [Bookseller: Robert McDowell Antiquarian Books]
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        The whole booke Of Davids psalmes, both in prose and meetre: with apt notes to sing them withall.

      London: Printed for the Company of Stationers 16mo in 8s (10 cm; 4"). 439, [9] pp., lacking pp. 429?-30; music.. 1621 A near-miniature printing of the Sternhold and Hopkins metrical version of Psalms, with the Geneva version in the margin, the whole in an embroidered binding. The text is printed in two small point sizes of roman, the smaller being used for the Geneva text in the margins. => The music is present. Binding: Deep blue, rose, gold, and blue-green silk threads embroidered on cream silk, within an overall chain design in gold and silver wire thread incorporating some florets; mostly sunned to dull brown or dull green on covers but => vibrantly viewable "as was" on rear turn-in. Evidence of silk ties now perished. All edges gilt. Provenance: Late 17th- or early 18th-century stencilled armorial device on the front pastedown of a griffin surmounting a coronet; bookseller's label (first half 20th century) of John Howell, San Francisco; afterwards The Howell Bible Collection, Pacific School of Religion (properly released). Scarce edition: Searches of NUC, WorldCat, ESTC, and COPAC locate only three copies in U.S. libraries, this being one of the three (now deaccessioned), and five copies in the rest of the world (two in England, one each in Scotland, Australia, and Germany). Binding as above; use of a magnifying glass is advised as exceptionally rewarding. Housed in a quarter red morocco open back case with a red cloth chemise. Lacking one leaf. Very good condition.

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        TRACTATUS DE CENSIBUS IN TRES PARTES DISTRIBUTUS. IN QUO UNIVERSALIS MATERIA CONSTITUTIONIS, CONSERVATIONIS EXTINTIONIS ANNORUM CENSUUM, & STYLUM, ETIAM IN ROMANA CURIA ADHIBERI SOLITUM, THEORICE, & PRATICE EXPLICATUR. HUIC ACCEDUNT S.R. ROMANAE

      apud HH. Io Dominici Taurini, Augustae Taurinorum (Torino) 1621 - Edizione: Editio secunda. . Pagine: 1+58+481+45+83+4 facciate . Illustrazioni: Frontespizio stampato in rosso e nero. . Formato: 4° . Rilegatura: Legatura cartonata in pelle con nervature coperte da ulteriore pergamena . Stato: Ottimo . Caratteristiche: Marca editoriale raffigurante un leone che tiene uno stemma contenete nella croce le lettere GDT. Agli angoli alti due condottieri di guardia e a quelli bassi due tori accovacciati. E' presente un motto inciso su di un nastro in greco antico : Anexoy khai apexoy. . Autografo: Presenti firme di appartenenza di varie epoche . Note epoca: MCXXI

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        Bergwerck Buch: darinnen nicht allein alle Empter, Instrument, Gezeug, und alles, so zu diesem Handel gehörig, mit Figuren vorgebildet und klarlich beschrieben: Sondern auch, wie ein rechtverständiger Bergmann seyn soll

      Verlegung Ludwig Königs, Basel 1621 - Small folio. Third German edition of Agricola’s most famous mining book ("De Re Metallica"). ff. iv, pp. ccccxci, [7]. Title page is printed in red and black and displays a vignette depicting an assayer working at a muffle furnace. 273 woodcut illustrations by Hans Rudolf Manuel Deutsch accompany the text, including two fold out plates. Many of the woodcuts are almost a full page in size. Bound in full period vellum with usual age-toning, soiling and wear. Ribbon ties are lacking. Two small areas of careful repair are visible on the inner front cover, near the joint. The bottom tail cap contains minor restoration. Interior pages show scattered foxing, browning and age-toning in varying degrees. A couple of minor carefully sealed marginal tears are present. A neatly sealed tear (6.5 cm) is located on the upper portion of the title page, difficult to notice at first glance; a name is written unobtrusively in an old hand on the lower corner of the title. The first 35 pages (including title) contain a spot of worming in the bottom margin. The final gatherings also contain several scattered tiny worm holes. Some minor early marginalia is found on p. xc; a short word is faintly underlined on p. cccxxxv. Georgius Agricola (Gerog Bauer) (1494-1555) was a German physician who practiced medicine in the Bohemian mining district of Joachimsthal and then at Chemnitz in Saxony. He developed a strong interest in mining and mining technology which he studied on site. The first edition of his "De Re Metallica", was published posthumously (Basel, 1556, in Latin). The first German edition appeared in 1557. Cyril Stanley Smith and R.J. Forbes state that Agricola’s book " is one of the great monuments of technology by reason of the comprehensiveness of its text and the detail and intelligibility of its numerous illustrations" [See Singer, Hist. of Technology III, p. 27]. The PMM catalogue states: "Agricola’s best-known work, ‘On Metals’, is the first systematic treatise on mining and metallurgy and one of the first technological books of modern times. Some of the most important sections are those on mechanical engineering and the use of water-power, hauling, pumps, ventilation, blowing of furnaces, transport of ores, etc., showing a very elaborate technique." [Ferguson I, p. 9-10; Sotheran I, 5664; VD17 23: 646123A; PMM 79]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vorstelick geschenk, dat is, een medecynboeck, inhoudende vele geproefde ende goet gevonden medecijnstucken, ...Amsterdam, Johannes van Ravesteyn, 1662. 8vo. Contemporary vellum.

      BMN I, p. 377; Krivatsy 12484; KVK & WorldCat (2 copies); STCN (2 copies). Fourth(?) edition of a very rare anonymous medical guide with 639 numbered entries, most of them discussing a particular ailment and recommending a medicine and/or other treatment. At the end is an alphabetical index of the ailments. All editions are rare.The Dutch title can be translated as "Princely gift, or: A medicine book" and the title-pages give some information about its origin. They say the book has been held in esteem by the House of Nassau in general and the Prince of Orange in particular. The printer's note to reader in 1621 says that "respected professors" provided these recipes for the noble houses of the Princes of Nassau, who have found them highly beneficial and preserve them as precious jewels.With the corner of one leaf burnt off, affecting a few words of text, and ink marks or dirt on an occasional leaf, but otherwise in good condition, with only an occasional minor marginal defect. The binding is rather dirty, with a small chip at the head of the spine and the sewing somewhat loose.

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        Children At Oraibi Photograph

      Very Good. This image was used in George Wharton James's Indians of the Painted Desert Region, where it is captioned "Hopi Children at Oraibi, Waiting for a Scramble of Candy." Seventeen children are pictured. 1890s? Small number on bottom edge of photo reads "1621." Some blemishes to photo, one edge dog-eared. Rear of photo has residue from where it was adhered to another surface. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Aphorismos y exemplos politicos, y militares. Sacados de la Primera Decada de Juan de Barros."

      1621 - Impreso en LISBOA. Por Pedro Craesbeeck Impressor del Rey. Año 1621. En 4º, encuadernación de época, en piel: 14 hojas, 97 folios, 1 h. Palau. 10108. Exlibris de Annibal Fernandes Thomaz. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SS. Rupertus et Virgilius Antistites Salisburgenses. [Mit 1 Sondertitel: Virgilius Salisburgensium Antistites, & Carantorum Apostolus.]

      Ingolstadii, G. Ederus, 1621. [Ingolstadt, W. Eder, 1621.] [8] Bll., 48 S., [1] Bl., 44 S. IBN 43. Jöcher, Gelehrtenverzeichnis I, 2262. In losen Lagen. Ohne Einband. In lat. Sprache. Mit Initialen und Vignetten. - Etw. angestaubt, kl. Läsuren. - Besonders schön ist das Titelblatt: mit Wappen der Salzburg zugehörigen Bistümer Freising, Passau, Gurk, Seckau, Lavant, Chiemsee, Brixen und Regensburg und der beiden Heiligen Ruprecht und Virgil. Eine der frühesten Beschreibungen der beiden für Salzburg wichtigen Heiligen. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Salis

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        Les Bigarrures, et Touches du Seigneur des Accords ; Le Quatriesme des Bigarrures du Seigneur des Accords ; Les Touches du Seigneur des Accords ; Les Escraignes Dijonnaises ; Les contes Facecieux du Sieur Gaulard

      Chez David Geuffroy 1621 - - Chez David Geuffroy, A Rouen 1621, In-12 (8x14cm), (10f.) 181ff. et (4f.) 50ff. ; 35ff. 49-64ff. ; 59ff. ; 59ff., 5 parties en 2 volumes reliés. - Nouvelle édition, après la première collective de 1606 ; les Bigarrures sont parus en 1585, et le quatrième livre, séparément en 1588. Marques de l'imprimeur sur les 5 pages de titres. Un portrait de l'auteur dans Les Bigarrures, répété dans le Quatrième livre, 16 enseignes en médaillon dans les Bigarrures, ainsi que des notations musicales et des symboles astrologiques, ainsi que des banderoles avec des devises ; un portrait du sieur Gaulart dans Les contes facetieux. Le feuillet de titre des Escraignes dijonnaises est daté 1616 ; Le quatriesme livre 1620 ; Les contes facetieux 1620 Reliures pastiches ca 1840 en plein veau blond marbré. Dos lisses orné de 4 fleurons et de séries de filets, date en queue. Pièces de titre en maroquin rouge, et de tomaison en maroquin noir. Triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats avec fleurons angulaires. Filet sur les coupes et frise intérieure. Petits frottements. Feuillets 40 à 48 des Contes facetieux avec un manque en marge externe sans atteinte au texte. Bel exemplaire. Feuillet 5 au feuillet 26 systématiquement inversés : 6 avant 5, 7 avant 6. mais sans manque ; idem feuillet 26 à 32 de Les touches du seigneur des accords. Il manque le cahier D dans Les touches soit les feuillets 36 à 48. Nombreuses erreurs de pagination. Ecrivain et poète caustique, qui verse complaisamment dans la grivoiserie, la scatologie et même le blasphème, Etienne Tabourot (1549-1590) était en fait un juriste sérieux, son oeuvre la plus célèbre : Les bigarrures, est une collection de jeux de mots et de langage. Contrairement à ce que dit Remy de Gourmont, qui décrit l'ouvrage comme un manuel à l'usage des poètes excentriques, il s'agit plutôt pour l'auteur de recenser l'ensemble des possibilités qu'offre la langue pour jouer avec les mots dans un sens comique. Le livre se divise ainsi en 22 chapitres, chacun traitant d'un jeu de langue : des rebus de Picardie, des équivoques françois, des antistrophes ou contrepèteries, des anagrammes, des épitaphes. Les Touches sont un recueil de poésies. Les escraignes dijonnaises sont basés sur le modèle avoué du Décaméron de Boccace, les protagonistes racontant des histoires comiques, grivoises. Les contes facétieux sont une suite d'anecdotes, toujours dans le même ton propre à l'auteur, à la fois comique, satirique, léger et irrévérencieux. Bien que le style en soit fort éloigné, l'esprit de Rabelais semble être très proche des oeuvres du seigneur des Accords, la caractéristique de ce dernier étant l'amour du bon mot. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition, après la première collective de 1606 ; les Bigarrures sont parus en 1585, et le quatrième livre, séparément en 1588. Marques de l'imprimeur sur les 5 pages de titres. Un portrait de l'auteur dans Les Bigarrures, répété dans le Quatrième livre, 16 emblèmes en médaillon dans les Bigarrures, ainsi que des notations musicales et des symboles astrologiques, ainsi que des banderoles avec des devises. (10f.) 181ff. et (4f.) 50ff. ; 35ff. 49-64ff. ; 59ff. ; 59ff. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nova typis transacta navigatio novi orbis Indiae occidentalis....

      [Linz] Folio (32.6 cm, 12.875"). Engr. t.-p., [2] ff., 101, [1] pp. (lacks final blank leaf); 18 plts.. 1621 Curiously the dedicatee of this work, Caspar Plautius, is certainly also its author, writing under the pseudonym of Honorius Philoponus. Plautius was abbot of Seitenstetten in Lower Austria, and no doubt wrote as a compliment to a fellow Benedictine: Bernard Buil or Boyl of Montserrat, appointed by the pope vicar general of the Indies, who, with others of the order, accompanied Columbus on his second voyage as missionaries. In the style of a medieval legendary, Nova typis transacta navigatio novi orbis Indiae occidentalis relates first the westward voyage of St. Brendan, then the exploits of the Boyl and his fellow monks, including some description of the customs of the American native peoples they met, with their lands, their agriculture, their feast customs, et al. Boyl's missionary enterprise failed, and sadly he is now only remembered for his mordant criticism of Columbus. This book bears an ornate, emblematic engraved title-page, with portraits of St. Brendan and Boyl and more, and no fewer than 18 leaf-filling plates by Wolfgang Kilian. These plates, which mix fancy and realism in entirely engaging ways, include a portrait of Columbus, a scene of St. Brendan celebrating mass on the back of a whale, botanical images of the marvelous Peruvian potato, and numerous views of the missionaries' interaction with the natives, some friendly, and some not—the unfriendliest being notably violent and gory. Also, on p. 35–36 is given an example of purported native American music, with both words and notation. This copy is one (probably the first) of two states of this sole edition (with only three leaves in the preliminaries), without the additional foldout plate found in some copies. Binding: Contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt-extra, with a red leather title label. Endpapers dabbed in red, blue, yellow, and green. All edges speckled red. Binding as above, chipped on corners and at head and foot of spine. Small wormholes visible on inside of covers, running into margins of pages and plates, and a few closed tears, neither affecting print or plates. Engraved title remounted. Small stains, light spots of waterstaining, and light soiling. A covetable illustrated Americanum of the early 17th century, in an enjoyable copy.

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        Il Vero Disegno Della Sangvinosa Battaglia, Ouero Giornatta, fatta vltimamente vicino à la Citta di Praga ... A di 9. di Noumbre de Anno passato 1620.

      O. O., (1621). Einblattdruck von 2 Platten in Radierung mit deutschem Text und typographischem Druck mit italienischem Text. Blattgröße: 41,5 x 32,4 cm. Vgl. Drugulin 1465 (nur deutsche Version). - Aus zwei Teilen zusammengefügt: Die obere Radierung (ca. 27 cm hoch) zeigt in vier Einzeldarstellungen den Verlauf der Schlacht am Weißen Berg bei Prag im Jahre 1620. Links oben der Beginn der Gefechte zwischen dem böhmisch-pfälzischen Heer und den kaiserlichen Truppen sowie den Einheiten der Liga bei der Stadt Rackonik. Daran anschließend die nachrückenden katholischen Einheiten, die die Böhmen zu ihren Stellungen am Prager Tiergarten zurücktreiben und diese in der dritten Abbildung überrennen. Rechts unten der Rat der Prager Kleinseite, der die Tore der Stadt nach der Niederlage öffnet und dem bayrischen Kurfürsten Maximilian I. um Schonung der Einwohnerschaft bittet. Unten der einzelnen Abbildungen jeweils eine kurze deutsche Erläuterung. Darunter der mit einer Holzschnittbordüre eingefasste typographische italienische Text mit einer Schilderung der Ereignisse, sowie einer ausführlichen Legende zu den vier einzelnen Abbildungen. - Offensichtlich eine Verwertung des bei Drugulins angeführten deutschen Drucks für den italienischen Markt. So für mich nicht weiter nachweisbar. - Die beiden Teile gemeinsam auf leicht vorstehendes Bütten doubliert. Die obere Schriftzeile des Textteils etwas gebräunt, sonst sehr gut erhaltenes Blatt! Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Schrifftmesige Offenbahrung und Erklärung etlicher geheimer Figuren, so in dem 1621. Jahr zu Prag in der Bibliotheca bey St. Jacob auff und in einen kleinen silbern vergülten Lädlein oder Kästlein sind gefunden worden.

      O. O., (als Chronogramm:) 1621.Mit 14 Textkupfern. 44 Bll. Ohne Einband. 4°. Über KVK nur im Schweizer Verbundkatalog nachweisbar. - Chilliastische Rosenkreuzerschift des aus Kaiserslautern stammenden evangelischen Geistliche Johannes Plaustrarius. Das Weltende berechnet Plaustrarius u. a. aus den im Titel angegebenen "geheimen Figuren", die auch im Werk selbst abgebildet. Das letzte Mal soll die Sonne im Jahr 1626 aufgehen, exakt 1666 Jahre nach dem Beginn der römischen Monarchie (47 v. Chr.), die "666" in 1666 ist dafür ein konkreter Hinweis. In den wenigen noch verbleibenden Jahren werden diverse Naturkatastrophen und Umwälzungen den Untergang einläuten; einzelne Abbildungen stehen für diese folgenschweren Jahre und werden von Plaustrarius so hingehend interpretiert - fraglos hat sich der Pfälzer etwas verrechnet. - Die ersten Bll. oben etwas feuchtrandig. Titelblatt mit schmal hinterlegtem seitlichen Rand und dadurch Wegfall des letzten Buchstabens einiger weniger Zeilen. Bitte um Beachtung: Wir sind bis einschließlich 14.01.2016 im Urlaub, der Versand Ihrer Bestellung erfolgt am 15.01. - Please note: Until Jan. 14th we are on holidays, ordered items will be mailed at Jan. 15th. Bücher de

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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). in-12° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sossia Perseguida. Sueño y pregunta de Cassio a Prudencio en que se trata del Honor Paterno y Amor Filial, con otras cosas de curiosas y buenas letras de humanidad.

      Madrid, Diego Flamenco, 1621. - in-4. 12ff. 61pp. 1f. 719pp. (i.e.723). 10ff. (1f.blanc). Plein vélin souple du temps, titre inscrit à l'encre au dos. Edition Originale de ce très rare ouvrage de pédagogie dans lequel l'auteur, qui fut notamment le censeur des éditions de Calderón de la Barca, livre ses réflexions philosophiques sur l'éducation sous forme de dialogues entre deux interlocuteurs, Prudencio et Cassio. L'ouvrage est illustré d'une belle planche emblématique hors-texte gravée sur bois. Papier uniformément bruni sur la plus grande partie du volume, mais très bon exemplaire. Palau, 319933. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Discours sur la sortie des gens de guerre qui estoient dans la ville de S. Jean d'Angély sans tambour, l'enseigne ployée, la mesche éteinte, le mousuqet & la picque sous le bras, & autres remarquables particularitez, escrittes par le sieur de Roussellay à Monseigneur le duc de Montbason

      à Paris, chez Antoine Vitré, 1621, plaq. in 12, de 8pp., vignette au titre, cart. papier marbré début XIXe, titre au dos, qq. rousseurs, bon exemplaire. Très rare témoignage sur la prise du fief protestant de Saint Jean d'Angély en 1621, par le Roi Louis XIII. Après l'assassinat d'Henri IV l'Aunis et la Saintonge connaissent une série d'escarmouches. Le rapprochement avec l'Espagne concrétisé par le mariage de Louis XIII avec l'infante Anne d'Autriche, passe mal auprès des calvinistes, et le décret rétablissant le libre exercice du culte catholique en Navarre (1617) entraîne les protestations des réformés. Le souverain décide de marcher sur la Navarre (1620), au grand scandale des protestants qui se soulevent. Les villes d'Aunis et de Saintonge entrent en rébellion, forçant le Roi à se porter devant les murs de Saint-Jean-d'Angély. Louis XIII, courroucé, décide de réprimer fortement la cité angérienne défendue par Benjamin de Soubise. Elle est encerclée par les armées royales, fortes de 3 500 hommes. Le siège dure du 21 mai au 24 juin 1621, et se solde par la capitulation de la ville, l'abolition des privilèges communaux et la destruction des remparts. La répression est si terrible que la ville est débaptisée et porte pendant un temps le nom de "Bourg-Louis". Elle perdit ainsi une grande partie de sa population et fut ruinée. La paix revint avec Louis XIV qui pardonna et lui redonna son nom originel. ¶ Très rare. 1 seul ex. au cat. CCFR (BNF)

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        Schrifftmesige Offenbahrung und Erklärung etlicher geheimer Figuren, so in dem 1621. Jahr zu Prag in der Bibliotheca bey St. Jacob auff und in einen kleinen silbern vergülten Lädlein oder Kästlein sind gefunden worden.

      O. O., (als Chronogramm:) 1621. Mit 14 Textkupfern. 44 Bll. Ohne Einband. 4°. Über KVK nur im Schweizer Verbundkatalog nachweisbar. - Chilliastische Rosenkreuzerschift des aus Kaiserslautern stammenden evangelischen Geistliche Johannes Plaustrarius. Das Weltende berechnet Plaustrarius u. a. aus den im Titel angegebenen \"geheimen Figuren\", die auch im Werk selbst abgebildet. Das letzte Mal soll die Sonne im Jahr 1626 aufgehen, exakt 1666 Jahre nach dem Beginn der römischen Monarchie (47 v. Chr.), die \"666\" in 1666 ist dafür ein konkreter Hinweis. In den wenigen noch verbleibenden Jahren werden diverse Naturkatastrophen und Umwälzungen den Untergang einläuten; einzelne Abbildungen stehen für diese folgenschweren Jahre und werden von Plaustrarius so hingehend interpretiert - fraglos hat sich der Pfälzer etwas verrechnet. - Die ersten Bll. oben etwas feuchtrandig. Titelblatt mit schmal hinterlegtem seitlichen Rand und dadurch Wegfall des letzten Buchstabens einiger weniger Zeilen. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        OOST ENDE WEST-INDISCHE SPIEGHEL WAER IN BESCHREVEN WERDEN DE TWEELAETSTE NAVIGATIENGHEDAEN INDE JAEREN 1614, 1615, 1616, 617, ENDE 1618

      Zutphen, 1621. Small oblong quarto. 19th century vellum. Very minor soiling and toning. Very good. A fundamentally important record of Dutch circumnavigation, military activity, and trade rivalry in the early 17th century, this narrative was first published in Leyden in 1619 and later published in French and the present Dutch, in 1621. It is appropriate that this volume contains the accounts of both Joris Van Spilbergen and Jacob Le Maire's voyages, since the two were intertwined. Van Spilbergen undertook his voyage on behalf of the Dutch East India Company (VOC). Le Maire's father, Isaac, had had a falling out with the VOC in 1605. He outfitted his own vessel for a circumnavigation, captained by his son, Jacob, and by Willem Corneliszoon Schouten, in order to lessen the VOC's trade monopoly. The first part of this volume contains the account of Spilbergen's circumnavigation, while the later part treats the voyage of Le Maire. Of the two voyages, that of Le Maire and Schouten is the more significant. They discovered a new passage to the Pacific south of the Straits of Magellan, sailed around Tierra del Fuego, and named Cape Horn. Sailing to the west, they discovered the islands of the Taumoto Archipelago, the Tonga group, the Solomon Islands, and several islands along the northern coast of New Guinea. These discoveries contributed greatly to the European knowledge of the South Pacific. When Le Maire and Schouten's ship reached Jakarta in late 1616, they were seized by agents of the Dutch East India Company and sailed the rest of the way back to the Netherlands accompanied by Van Spilbergen's fleet. Le Maire died en route. The main contribution of Van Spilbergen's exploration was in the Philippines and the Ladrone Islands. He also performed important military work for the Dutch government, raiding Spanish shipping and settlements along the coast of South America. Many of the locations he visited and raided are depicted in the woodcuts. Van Spilbergen was apparently impressed with Le Maire and Schouten's achievement, and had the account of their explorations published together with his own voyage. The work went through several printings in many languages. The book contains a wealth of images of the islands and peoples of the South Pacific, including a map of Tierra del Fuego and the "Straits of Le Maire," the "Cocos" Islands (Tafahi), and the "Hoornsche" Islands of the Tonga group. It also includes the important map showing Le Maire and Schouten's route across the Pacific, and maps of the Philippines. The illustrations include views of the Straits of Magellan, Acapulco, Lima, and Concepcion.

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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau mit Belagerung i.J. 1621 ('Abriss der Stadt Franckenthal, wie solche von dem ViceGeneral Don Goncalo Fernandes De Cordova, belagert worden. 1621.').

      - Kupferstich aus Östreichischer Lorbeerkrantz b. Nicolaus Bellus (Michael Caspar Lundorp) in Frankfurt, 1626, 26 x 30,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Historisch ende grondich verhael, vanden standt des christendoms int quartier van Amboina, mitsgaders vande hoope ende apparentie eenigher reformatie ende beternisse van dien.

      's Gravenhaghe, Aert Meuris, 1621.4to. Later red half leather. With woodcut ornament on title-page and woodcut initials. (4),30 pp.Firts edition. - Treatise on the state of Christianity on Ambon, Indonesia, written by the second clergyman on the island Sebastiaan (Sebastiaen) Danckaerts (1593-1634). It contains impressions of the religious life among the different population groups on Ambon, of the ethnic religion, and of the development of the Christian religion and education (Polman, The Central Moluccas, 423). The treatise was reissued in Commelin's collection of travel accounts as an appendix to the journal of Pieter Willemsz. Verhoeven and a new edition was published in 1858. Extremely rare first account on mission work on the Moluccas, written by a very influential Protestant minister who worked on Ambon from 1617 till 1622. - (Small marginal restoration of the title-page not effecting the text).Landwehr, VOC, 648; Tiele 294; Knuttel 3243; Ruinen A2.

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        Il Vero Disegno Della Sangvinosa Battaglia, Ouero Giornatta, fatta vltimamente vicino à la Citta di Praga . A di 9. di Noumbre de Anno passato 1620.

      O. O., (1621). - Einblattdruck von 2 Platten in Radierung mit deutschem Text und typographischem Druck mit italienischem Text. Blattgröße: 41,5 x 32,4 cm. Vgl. Drugulin 1465 (nur deutsche Version). - Aus zwei Teilen zusammengefügt: Die obere Radierung (ca. 27 cm hoch) zeigt in vier Einzeldarstellungen den Verlauf der Schlacht am Weißen Berg bei Prag im Jahre 1620. Links oben der Beginn der Gefechte zwischen dem böhmisch-pfälzischen Heer und den kaiserlichen Truppen sowie den Einheiten der Liga bei der Stadt Rackonik. Daran anschließend die nachrückenden katholischen Einheiten, die die Böhmen zu ihren Stellungen am Prager Tiergarten zurücktreiben und diese in der dritten Abbildung überrennen. Rechts unten der Rat der Prager Kleinseite, der die Tore der Stadt nach der Niederlage öffnet und dem bayrischen Kurfürsten Maximilian I. um Schonung der Einwohnerschaft bittet. Unten der einzelnen Abbildungen jeweils eine kurze deutsche Erläuterung. Darunter der mit einer Holzschnittbordüre eingefasste typographische italienische Text mit einer Schilderung der Ereignisse, sowie einer ausführlichen Legende zu den vier einzelnen Abbildungen. - Offensichtlich eine Verwertung des bei Drugulins angeführten deutschen Drucks für den italienischen Markt. So für mich nicht weiter nachweisbar. - Die beiden Teile gemeinsam auf leicht vorstehendes Bütten doubliert. Die obere Schriftzeile des Textteils etwas gebräunt, sonst sehr gut erhaltenes Blatt!

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        Landschaft mit Ruine.

      - Schwarze Kreide, grau laviert, mit schwarzer Feder umrandet, auf Bütten, auf alten Untersatz montiert und dort bezeichnet „Joh. Weeninx fec." (Bleistift) sowie „Johann Weeninx" (braune Feder) sowie verso Sammlernotiz „No. 155. Jean Weenix.". 13,1:16,5 cm. - Provenienz: Sammlung Anton Schmid, Wien (nicht bei Lugt). Zuerst Schüler seines Vaters „Weenix der Ältere" (1621-1663) und meist tätig in Amsterdam. 1701-1712 in kurpfälzischen Hofdiensten zu Düsseldorf für Schloß Bensberg beschäftigt. Außer seinem Vetter M. de Hondecoeter (1636-1695) gilt er als der fruchtbarste Stilllebenmaler seiner Zeit. Vgl. zum Motiv einer Landschaft, das für den Maler untypisch ist, das Gemälde „Bergère et son troupeau près d’un château en ruine".Versteigert bei Sotheby’s, Monaco, am 7.12.1990, Lot 31.

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        PARABIEN AL REY D. FELIPE IIII. N.S. QUE DA LA CABEÇA DEL REYNO DEL PIRU

      [Madrid, 1621. Folio. Loose gatherings. Outermost gathering neatly reinforced with tissue along spine and fore edges. Discreet tissue repairs to fore edge of other leaves. Clean and fresh. Very good. Memorial to the King of Spain written by Juan Ortiz de Cervantes, Procurador General, advocating for the rights of encomendero holders in Peru. Ortiz de Cervantes points out the need to treat the native population more gently - not from any moral stance, but because the harsh labor draft for the Potosi mines was killing so many Indians that it was threatening the general economy of the province, and thus the profits of the encomenderos. He also argues that Peru's creole elite should be appointed to high offices based on their merits. Date and imprint suggested by EUROPEAN AMERICANA. Only two copies in OCLC, at the John Carter Brown Library and the British Library.

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        Schrifftmesige Offenbahrung und Erklärung etlicher geheimer Figuren, so in dem 1621. Jahr zu Prag in der Bibliotheca bey St. Jacob auff und in einen kleinen silbern vergülten Lädlein oder Kästlein sind gefunden worden.

      O. O., (als Chronogramm:) 1621.. Mit 14 Textkupfern. 44 Bll. Ohne Einband. 4°. Über KVK nur im Schweizer Verbundkatalog nachweisbar. - Chilliastische Rosenkreuzerschift des aus Kaiserslautern stammenden evangelischen Geistliche Johannes Plaustrarius. Das Weltende berechnet Plaustrarius u. a. aus den im Titel angegebenen "geheimen Figuren", die auch im Werk selbst abgebildet. Das letzte Mal soll die Sonne im Jahr 1626 aufgehen, exakt 1666 Jahre nach dem Beginn der römischen Monarchie (47 v. Chr.), die "666" in 1666 ist dafür ein konkreter Hinweis. In den wenigen noch verbleibenden Jahren werden diverse Naturkatastrophen und Umwälzungen den Untergang einläuten; einzelne Abbildungen stehen für diese folgenschweren Jahre und werden von Plaustrarius so hingehend interpretiert - fraglos hat sich der Pfälzer etwas verrechnet. - Die ersten Bll. oben etwas feuchtrandig. Titelblatt mit schmal hinterlegtem seitlichen Rand und dadurch Wegfall des letzten Buchstabens einiger weniger Zeilen.

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        Artillerie, c'est a dire: Vraye instruction de l'artillerie et de toutes ses appartenances. Avec une declaration de tout ce qui est de l’office d’un general d’icelle, tant en un siege, qu’en un lieu assiegé. Item des batteries, contre-batteries, ponts, mines & galleries, & de toutes fortes de machines requises au train: Avec un enseignement de preparer toute sorte de feux artificiels, tant pour xesiouyr ses amis, que pour molester & endommager, & par eau & par terre ses ennemis. Le tout recueilly de l'experience, es guerres du Pays-bas, & publié en langue Espagnolle. [Engr. titlepage:] Amsterdam, Johannes Janssonius, 1635; [typ. titlepage:] Zutphen, Andre d’Aelst, 1621.

      - Contemporary vellum, lower right corner of front and corner of back cover damaged, else a very good copy of this rare edition, with a contemporary ownership mark at the final endpaper. pag.: [6] 144, 6. With engr. titleborder with a centrepiece titlepage mounted, woodcut printer’s device on the typographic titlepage and 29, mostly double-page folded engravings. 2: PI, PI2 A-S4 a4 (a4 blank). Diego Ufano was associated with the Spanish armies in the Netherlands. His book on artillerie first appeared in 1612. The first edition of the French translation was published in Zutphen in 1621. According to Simoni this edition was based on the French edition that was published in Frankfurt in 1614, for which Theodor de Bry copied the original plates (which are subsequently copied in our edition), and printed by Paulus van Ravesteyn at Amsterdam, with the ‘nobilitas’ device of Theodore Rodenburgh he used. Apparently Johannes Janssonius in Amsterdam bought the remaining copies of the Zwolle publisher and republished the book als a title-issue. He simply added a new titlepage, consisting of an engraved border with a new titlepage pasted on in the centre. In his work Ufano describes a method used for salving guns, which had to be recovered after being lost occasionally when armies crossed rivers. The illustration shows one of the earliest depictions of a diver, using a large hood made of cow’s hide. A respiration tube was connected to his helmet and was kept above by a pig’s blatter, allowing the diver to breathe when he didn’t go any deeper then a few meters.

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        Selecta Circa Octo Libros Physicorum Aristotelis, Subtilioris Doctrinae : Quae In Complutensi Academia Versatur, Una cum tractatu de subsistentia, & modis unionum, & aliis, quae non vulgaria, sed subtilia maxime sunt, miro quodam ordine disposita, & in dilucidam methodum redacta / Per Licentiatum Franciscum Murcia De La Llana, In Insigni eiusdem Academiae Collegio Theologorum Collegam. Ad Dominum, D. Petrum A Castro Civitatis Segoviensis Episcopum, & Sacrae Caesareae Maiestatis Supremi Senatus meritissimum Consiliarium. Ingolstadtii, Typis Wilhelmi Ederi, Anno M.DC.XXI.

      Ingolstadt, Wilhelm Eder, 1621. - 8° (20x15), 8 Bl., 675 S., Schweinslederband d.Zt. auf 4 Bünden, reicher BlindPräg, Schließen fehlen, neuzeitliches Exlibris auf Vorsatz, ordentliches sauberes Exemplar, [VD17 12:631728W].- Zensor: Figueroa, Franciscus de.- Widmungsempfänger: Castro, Petrus a.- Murcia de la Llana, Francisco (-1684) .- Aristoteles (v384-v322) Physica [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De lucernis antiqvorum reconditis libb. qvatvor

      Venetiis: Euangelistam Deuch. 1621. "First edition, small 4to, pp. [68], 415; title with woodcut printer's device, 1 folding woodcut showing an ancient oil lamp, 1 full-page illustration (showing another printer's device?) plus 15 woodcut illustrations of ancient lamps in text, head- and tail-pieces, decorated initials, and printed marginal notes throughout; old full brown calf, worn, spine quite rubbed, but hinges still holding, and front and rear free-endpapers are missing. A good enough copy of the rare first edition of a classic study on ancient lamps and the ritual use of fire in religious and other ceremonies."

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        De domanio Franciae Libri III

      Parisiis|(Paris): Apud Michaëlem Sonnium, 1621. Fine. Apud Michaëlem Sonnium, Parisiis (Paris) 1621, In-Folio (21,5x34,5cm), (12) 498pp. (108), relié. - Last edition, after the first published in 1574 Title page in red and black. Great brand impimeur the title page. Full sheepskin brown vintage. Spine ribbed ornate. Part of title in brown morocco. Double fillet border on covers. A slight wetness, dry and clear at the top of the center structure of 8 cm, without any seriousness, but browner in the last index. Good copy. Test the legitimacy of the French monarchy and its laws. Choppin defends the idea of a centralized student, not only Roman law royalty, but also the feudal and royal right to the Goths, in Byzantium, the Persians, Egyptians, Macedonians ... In his third book, Choppin examines the characteristics of the Salic law in France (which excludes women could rule) by comparing it to the right in other nations. The first version of the Salic Code (criminal and civil law) dates back to the fifth century and settled inheritance. In line with Bodin, from Anjou like him and he accused of having plundered his ideas, the lawyer Choppin is a sovereignist thinker, he supported the strength of the state on the notion of sovereignty; this is one of the first thinker of the concept of state. Three indexes end of the book, allowing in particular to trace the historical specificities of each nation (Scotland, Denmark ...) --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Dernière édition, après la première parue en 1574. Page de titre en rouge et noir.  Grande marque de l'impimeur en page de titre. Reliure en pleine basane brune d'époque. Dos à nerfs richement orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin brun. Double filet d'encadrement sur les plats. Une légère mouillure, sèche et claire au centre haut de l'ouvrage sur 8 cm, sans gravité aucune, mais plus brune dans le dernier index. Bon exemplaire. Essai sur la légitimité de la monarchie française et de ses lois. Choppin défend l'idée d'une royauté centralisée en étudiant, non seulement le droit romain, mais également le droit féodal et royal chez les Goths, à Byzance, les Perses, les Egyptiens, les Macédoniens... Dans son troisième livre, Choppin étudie les caractéristiques de la loi salique en France (qui exclue les femmes de pouvoir régner) en la comparant au droit chez d'autres nations. La première version du code salique (droit pénal et civil) remonte au Ve siècle et réglait les droits de succession. Dans la lignée de Bodin, originaire de l'Anjou comme lui et qu'il accusera d'avoir pillé ses idées, le juriste Choppin est un penseur souverainiste, il appuie la solidité de l'état sur la notion de souveraineté ; c'est un des premiers penseur du concept d'état. Trois index en fin d'ouvrage, permettant notamment de retrouver les spécificités historiques de chaque nation (Ecosse, Danemark...)

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        La Size Part des Reports Sr Edw Coke Chiualer, chiefe Iustice del Common banke: des diuers Resolutions & Iudgements dones sur solemne arguments, & auec grand deliberation & conference des tresreuerend Iudges & Sages de la Ley [etc ] S T C 5510

      London: Printed for the Societie of Stationers, 1621. Contemporary unlettered speckled calf, the spine rubbed, light browning, else well preserved with ample margins in original state; the Taussig copy Second edition of the part of Coke's reports in which he begins to draw upon contemporary material and in which he continues his observations, begun in the preface to the second part of his Reports, on the ancient laws and customs of England

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        Opera quae extant. Magno ingenii acumine scripti; Pyrrhoniarum hypotyroseon(Greek) Libri III. Quibus in tres Philosophiae partes acerrimè inquiritur, Henrico Stephano Interprete: Adversus Mathematicos, hoc est, eos qui disciplinas profitentur, Libri X. Gentiano Herveto Avrelio Interprete. Graecè nunc primùm editi. Adjungere visum est Pyrrhonis Eliensis Philosophi vitam: nec non Claudii Galeni Pergameni de Optimo docendi gener librum, quo adversus Academicos Pyrrhoniosque disputat. MS. nostri Varioas Lectiones & coniecturas aliquot margini insertas Operi praefiximus.

      Paris, Abraham Picard, 1621. Folio. Nice mottled full calf binding (ab. 1850) with six raised bands and guilt title-label to gilt spine. Edges of boards gilt. Minor wear to extremities. Very light scattered brownspotting and a small stamp to the title-page, otherwise internally very nice and clean. A fresh, clean and solid copy with good, large margins. Engraved title-vignette, woodcut ornamental borders and large woodcut initials to first leaves. (20), 521, (41, -Index) pp.. The very rare editio princeps of one of the single most important "opera" in the history of Western thought, namely the first edition of the original Greek text of the collected works of Sextus Empiricus, a body of writing that came to determine the course of much modern thought, influencing the thought of Bruno, Montaigne, Descartes, and many other pivotal thinkers of the modern era. The present collection of writings constitutes one of the the single most important texts in the history of skepticism, determining the course of modern thought. "No discovery of the Renaissance remains livelier in modern philosophy than scepticism". (Copenhaver & Schmitt, p. 338). "The revived skepticism of Sextus Empiricus was the strongest single agent of disbelief". (ibid., p. 346). "As the only Greek Pyrrhonian sceptic whose works survived, he came to have a dramatic role in the formation of modern thought. The historical accident of the rediscovery of his works at precisely the moment when the skeptical problem of the criterion had been raised gave the ideas of Sextus a sudden and greater prominence than they had ever before or were ever to have again. Thus, Sextus, a recently discovered oddity, metamorphosed into "le divin Sexte", who, by the end of the seventeenth century, was regarded as the father of modern philosophy. Moreover, in the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the effect of his thoughts upon the problem of the criterion stimulated a quest for certainty that gave rise to the new rationalism of René Descartes and the "constructive skepticism" of Pierre Gassendi and Martin Mersenne." (Popkin, p. 18)."The revival of ancient philosophy was particularly dramatic in the case of scepticism. This critical and anti-dogmatic way of thinking was quite important in Antiquity, but in the Middle Ages its influence faded [...] when the works of Sextus and Diogenes were recovered and read alongside texts as familiar as Cicero's "Academia", a new energy stirred in philosophy; by Montaigne's time, scepticism was powerful enough to become a major force in the Renaissance heritage prepared for Descartes and his successors." (Copenhaver & Schmitt, pp. 17-18). The work appeared in two variants, the present printed in Geneva by the Chouet brothers and another one printed In Paris by Picard. No precedence between the two has been established, but the present Chouet-edition is the one that is usually referred to in secondary literature (e.g. popkin, kristeller, Copehaver & Schmitt). See:Kristeller: "Renaissance Thought II. Papers on Humanism and the Arts", 1965.Popkin: "The History of Scepticism. From Savonarola to Bayle", 2003.Lohr: "Renaissance Latin translations on the Greek commentaries on Aristotle", in: "Humanism and Early Modern Philosophy", Edt. by Kraye and Stone, 2000.Schmitt: "Gianfrancesco Pico della Mirandola (1469-1533) and his critique of Aristotle", 1967.Copenhaver & Schmitt: "Renaissance Philosophy", 1992

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        Cyclometricus, de circuli dimensione secundum logistarum abacos, & ad mechanicem accuratissima; atque omnium parabilissima

      Lvgdvni Batavorum [London], Ex officinâ Elzeviriana, 1621. 4to. Later full vellum. 5 pages with professional marginal repairs, far from affecting text. A fine and clean copy with broad margins. (20), 102 pp.. The rare first edition of Snell's famous work, in which pi was found to thirty-four decimals for the first time, thereby producing a new method for calculating pi - the first such improvement since ancient times.Using Van Ceulen's method, 96-sided polygons give pi correct to 7 places, while the classical method yields only 2 places. Van Ceulen's 35 places could be found with polygons of 230 sides rather than 262 and Van Ceulen's 35 places of pi appear in print for the first time in the present work. De Morgan noted that: "This is a celebrated work on the approximative quadrature, which, having the suspicious word cyclometricus, must be noticed here for distinction" (De Morgan, A Budget of Paradoxes). "In the Cyclometricus (1621) pi was found, by Van Ceulen's methods, to thirty-four decimals; and the thirty-fifth decimal, found in Van Ceulen's papers, was added. Snel also explained his own shorter method, following and improving on Van Lansberge's Cyclometria nova (1616)" (DSB)."He showed how narrower limits may be obtained for pi without increasing the number of sides which gave closer limits for the corresponding arcs. His method was superior to that of Van Ceulen that the 34 places were obtained from a polygon of 2*30 sides, i.e., 1,073,741,824 sides, from which Van Ceulen had obtained only 14 or perhaps 16 places. Similarly, the value for pi obtained correct to two places by Archimedes from a polygon of 96 sides was obtained by Snell from a hexagon, while he determined the value correct to seven places from a polygon of 96 sides" (Berggren, Pi: A Source Book). Snell (1580-1626) was the son of a wealthy professor of mathematics at the University of Leiden in Holland, where young Snell himself studied law. But it was mathematics that intrigued him, and through his studies, he made considerable contributions to science. He is probably best remembered for the optical law of incidence and refraction named for him [which remained unpublished].Apart from having discovered what is now know as "Snell's law", "Snell had also developed the method of determining distances by trigonometric triangulation and thus founded the modern art of mapmaking." (Asimov:79a). A heavily annotated copy of the present work was found in Christiaan Huygens library (Yoder, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts of Christiaan Huygens)Willems 191 Honeyman 2867Macclesfield 1913Wellcome 5994

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        Subtilissimae contradictiones in prol. p.m & s.m Sent. Scoti auctore R.P.F. Iacobo Perio Pistoriensi theol. pred.

      - Florentiae, apud Petrum Cecconcellum, 1621, due parti legate in un volume in-4, leg. coeva in piena perg. floscia, titolo manoscritto al dorso, pp. [8], 47, [1], 341, [1] - 96, [44]. Con frontespizio calcografico inciso da Jacques Callot (raffigura S. Francesco fra due colonne drappeggiate che regge uno stemma mediceo coronato, con la città di Firenze sullo sfondo; Meaume 0202, II: "Très rare aussi"). Ottimo esemplare.

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