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        Le messager de Fontainebleau. Avec les nouvelles et les paquets de la cour

      First Edition very rare. Absent the French catalogs, English and Hollis catalog of the Harvard library. Paperback, covered with a paper in his old tank, seventeenth or eighteenth. Pamphleteer and satirist writing on retirement of Louis XIII in Fontainebleau and the political situation inside and outside France with Spain. Richelieu will be named after one year in 1624. S.n. S.l. [Paris] 1623 petit in 8 (15x10cm) 16pp. Un Vol. broché

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        (Übers.) Liber commentarius in Salvianum Massiliensem ad Universitate atque academias Germaniae. Cui accesserunt notae Johannis Weizii, Tobiae Adami, Theodori Sitzmani et Johannis Alexandri Brassicani.

      Nürnberg (Sumptibus Halbmayerianis), 1623.. Editio secunda. Titelblatt, (14), 619, (60) S.; Titelblatt, 95 ungezählte Blätter mit sehr zahlreichem teils figürlichem gestochenem Buchschmuck. Prgt der Zeit. vorderes Gelenk offen, wenige Seiten mit unwesentlichen randläsuren, sonst ganz vorzüglich erhalten.. Vorgebunden sind: Salviani Massiliensis Opera: Ad Ludovicum XIII. (12 Bl.), Vita Cunradi Rittershusii (11 Bl.), Vita Salviani (11 Bl.), 19 Bl. Vorwort, Salviani: Episcopi Libri. DE Gubernatione Dei (339 S.), 27 Bl. Bücherindex, Providentia Dei (13 Bl.), Salviani operum Tomus alter in quo sunt libri quaruor adversus avaritiam. Ad illustrissimum Principem Philippum II. Stetini Pomeraniae Ducem. (170 S.), 28 Bl. Bücherindex. Salvian zählt zu den bedeutenden Schriftstellern der Völkerwanderungszeit. Seine Berichte geben ein anschauliches Bild des Machtwechsels von der römischen zur fränkischen Herrschaft an Rhein und Mosel im 5. Jahrhundert nach Christus. Salvian wurde um das Jahr 400 nach Christus wahrscheinlich in Trier, vielleicht aber auch in Köln geboren. Er entstammte der romanischen Oberschicht, erhielt eine umfassende Ausbildung und fühlte sich bereits in jungen Jahren zu einem asketischen, nur Gott geweihten Leben berufen. So trennte er sich nach nur kurzer Ehe von seiner Ehefrau und seiner Tochter, denen er aber zeitlebens eng verbunden blieb. Seine Lebenszeit verläuft parallel zum endgültigen Niedergang der römischen Macht und dem Ende der Herrschaft der Römer am Rhein, was ihn zum Zeitzeugen eines einschneidenden politischen Wendepunkts macht. Er verließ seine durch die Germanengefahr bedrohte Heimat und ließ sich in dem Inselkloster Lerinum (heute Lerins, nahe Cannes) nieder, wo er erschüttert durch die Umwälzungen seiner Zeit mahnende theologische Werke zu verfassen begann. Sein wichtigstes Buch ist "De gubernatione dei", das sich mit den Zeitereignissen unter theologischem Blickwinkel auseinandersetzt. In diesem Werk wird die scheinbare Ungerechtigkeit des Erfolgs der un- beziehungsweise fehlgläubigen Barbaren über die christlichen Römer mit der größeren Sittenstrenge der Ersteren und der moralischen Verderbtheit der Letzteren begründet.nach obenBesonders wichtig im regionalgeschichtlichen Zusammenhang sind dabei die Erwähnung der Städte Mainz und Trier, die als zerstört beschrieben werden, und der Stadt Köln, die " voll von Feinden" sei. Da im Zusammenhang mit Köln von Zerstörung ausdrücklich keine Rede ist, dürfte dies ein Hinweis darauf sein, dass dort der Übergang von der römischen zur fränkischen Herrschaft weitgehend gewaltfrei verlaufen war. Auf Trier wird in diesem Werk noch weitere Male verwiesen.

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      Thoma Iunti Typ., Matriti 1623 - 4º, 1b, frontis grab, 9h, 318p, 12h, 1b (últ. hojas rastro hum. esq. inf, págs. 182 y 183 algo sucias). Pergamino. 1623

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        The Golden Trade: or, A Discovery of the River Gambra, and the Golden Trade of the Aethiopians. Also, the Commerce with a great blacke Merchant, called Buckor Sano, and his report of the houses covered with Gold, and other strange observations for the good of our owne countrey; set downe as they were collected in travelling, part of the yeares, 1620. and 1621

      3 p.l. (lacking the first leaf, a blank; title a little soiled), 143, 152-66 pp. Small 4to, cont. English limp vellum. London: N. Okes for N. Bourne, 1623. First edition of one of the great early English accounts of the exploration of the interior of Africa and the first to be published separately (others appear in collections); it is a classic account of the search for gold. Ghana, the earliest known empire of the western Sudan, first entered the historical consciousness of North Africa near the end of the eighth century but probably originated long before. Famous to North Africans as the "Land of Gold," Ghana (which, apart from its name, has no historical connection with modern-day Ghana) was said to possess sophisticated methods of administration and taxation, large armies, and a monopoly over the notoriously well-concealed gold mines. Ghana was the main supplier of gold in the trans-Saharan trade, which linked the Mediterranean economies that demanded gold -- and could supply salt -- to the sub-Saharan economies, where gold was abundant. In 1620, "Jobson (fl. 1620-23), merchant and travel writer...was sent as one of the supercargoes on the third of a series of expeditions up the Gambia River undertaken by a group of London entrepreneurs who had in 1619 been granted a crown patent to trade in west Africa. Although the area was already frequented by English traders, the first two expeditions to tap the age-old trans-Saharan gold trade, still known in Europe only from its terminus in the Moorish states of north Africa, had failed. Jobson and his companions reached the Gambia in November 1620, established a base near the mouth, and then sailed some 200 miles up the river until it became too shallow to continue. Jobson, with nine of the crew and some African guides, then went on in an open rowing boat to Tenda (in modern Senegal), where, he had been told, he would find an itinerant gold trader, Buckor Sano. Sano was delighted to meet him. He had no gold then available but promised that if they returned he could easily supply it in exchange for imported trade goods. After ten days Jobson and his party returned, rejoined the ship, and left the Gambia in June 1621... "On his return Jobson published an account of the expedition, hoping to persuade the 'gentlemen adventurers' to send out another. But none was sent. His book, however, entitled The Golden Trade...(1623; reprinted 1904), the first account of the area in English, attracted interest. It is a garrulous, disorganized production, but full of detailed accounts of the country -- the geography, the customs he observed among the inhabitants, and the flora and fauna."-ODNB. There is also much about the mining of gold. A delicious copy of a book of considerable rarity. With a modern note stating this copy comes from the library of the great collector King Manuel of Portugal. ❧ NTSC 14623. .

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        Procopii Caesariensis V.I. ANEKDOTA. Arcana historia, qui est liber nonus Historiarum. Ex bibliotheca Vaticana Nicolaus Alemannus protulit, latine reddidit, notis illustravit. Nunc primum in lucem prodit triplici indice locupletata

      Lyon, (Lugduni), Sumpt. Andreae Brugiotti Bibliopolae Romani, (colophon at the end: Lugduni, Ex Chalkographeiôi Ioannis Iullieron, 1623), 1623. Small folio. (XII),XXIII,135,142,(XIX),(1 blank) p.; illustrations. Vellum 30.5 cm (Ref: Hoffmann 3,298; Brunet 4,897; Ebert 17998) (Details: Editio princeps. 7 thongs laced through cover; short title in ink on the back; title in red and black; big engraved printer's mark on the title, a radiant sun, motto: 'flammis ipse suis'; woodcut head & tail pieces and initials; some engravings in the text; text printed in 2 columns, Greek with facing translation into Latin; after the text follow 135 p. with historical and text critical observations by Alemannus; at the end the fragments of the Anekdota drawn from the Suda, and 3 indexes) (Condition: Vellum soiled; frontcover slightly curved; front hinge cracking, but strong; right edge of front flyleaf and of the title somewhat thumbed; small inscription on the verso of the front flyleaf) (Note: This is the editio princeps of the 'Secret History', (Anekdota in Greek, or Arcana Historia in Latin) of the Greek historian Procopius, born in Caesarea in Palestine ca. 500 A.D. He was a member of the staff of Belisarius, the most important general of the emperor Justinian. He accompanied him as a kind of confidant on his campaigns against the Persians (531), the Vandals in the North of Africa (533), and in Italy against the Goths (536/50). During these campaigns he probably took down notes, from which he drew later writing his 'De Bellis', i.e the 'History of the wars of Justinian'. This work, consisting of 8 books, is the main source and often the only one for our knowledge of this age of transition. Procopius was an eyewitness of the events, and in his History he displays a 'achtungswerte Wahrheitsliebe'. (Krumbacher, Gesch. der Byz. Lit., p. 233). He made also use of documents and other accounts. The hero of the first 6 books is his general Belisarius. In the 7th book the author describes how his hero Belisarius became gradually a disappointment to him. He also critizes the mismanagement of the finances by the emperor Justinian and his wife the empress Theodora, which is overstretching the resources of the empire. Book 8, described by Procopius as 'poikilè', i.e 'varia' deals with the aftermath of the 3 wars. Nowadays the 'Secret History' is considered to be a separate work of Procopius, whereas Nicolaus Alemannus presents it as the 9th book of the 'History of the wars of Justinian'. In the 'Secret History', which covers the same period als the first 7 books, Procopius changes his tune. From great politics he turns to the ugly politics of court scandal, where the dark side of Justinian is exposed. The book is in fact a libel against the emperor and his wife, and sometimes also against his former hero Belisarius. 'It is a virulent, scurrilous, and often scabrous attack upon the whole policy of Justinian, who is blamed for everything from barbarian invasions and financial insolvency to floods and earthquakes' (OCD, 2nd ed. p. 881). The main argument is that Justinian and Theodora have ruined the empire, because of their wars and mismanagement. The difference between the rational 'History of the wars of Justinian' and this demonizing libel, full of gossip and pornographic defilement has led historians to believe that this product of hate and revenge was not written by the 'honest' historian Procopius. Nowadays it is generally accepted that Procopius is the author. (OCD s.v. Procopius, NP s.v. Prokopios). Procopius' work is written in a clear and classicizing style, with many echoes of earlier historians, especially Thucydides, and it became an example for later byzantine historians. Not much is known about the editor Nicolaus Alemannus. He was Librarian of the Bibliotheca Vaticana, and Ostrogorsky calls him a Greek. He follows here 'Zedlers Grosses vollständiges Universallexicon', vol. 1, col. 1121. Zedler is however more cautious, because Alemannus, or, he says, Alamannus 'soll nach der meisten Meynung von Geburth ein Grieche gewesen seyn'. Alemannus was an exponent of the first phase of the renewed scientific interest in byzantine culture of European Humanism at the end of the 16th and the beginning of the 17th century. This phase is characterized by the editing and translation into Latin of byzantine sources. (G. Ostrogorsky, Gesch. des Byz. Staates, München 1963, p. 2) In his 'Ad Lectorem' Alemannus declares that 2 manuscripts of this not yet published work of Procopius were found hidden in some corner of the Vatican Library, both in bad condition. One other of the 'Arcana Historia', once brought by Catharina de Medici to France, was nowhere to be found, he tells, and another was lost during a shipwreck. He continues that copies of the first 8 books circulated during Procopius' lifetime, and that he offered a copy to Justinian himself. He had to keep his manuscript of the 'Arcana Historia' hidden as long as the emperor was alive. Alemannus confesses that he left out the less sophisticated (he means saucy) passages that didnot suit the 'modestia' and 'gravitas' of his time. The worth of the commentary of Alemannus was acknowledged by its incorporation two hundred years later in Niebuhrs Bonner Corpus (Corpus scriptorum historiae Byzantinae, CSHB, 1828-1897) (Collation: á-6, é-4, í-4, ó-4; A - R-4, a - u-4) (Photographs on request)

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        DELLA FELICITA' DI PADOVA Libri nove.

      Padova, per Pietro Paolo Tozzi, 1623. In-4 p. (mm. 294x205), mz. pelle ottocentesca, dorso a cordoni con fregi e tit. oro, 7,(1) pp.num. (compreso il bel frontespizio figur.), 6 cc.nn. (Indice), 521 pp.num., 19 cc.nn. (altro Indice); ornato da grandi capilett. e finali; il vol. è illustrato da 7 pregevoli silografie nel t. per lo più a p. pag. di cui: 1 belliss. veduta della chiesa di S. Antonio e 6 figg. relative a macchine da guerra usate anticamente dalla città di Padova. "Mancano le 3 tavv." inc. in rame, f.t. Importante opera nella quale sono trattati "con ordine istorico degli antichi e moderni pregi e onori di questa famosa città e in particolare si commemorano li cittadini suoi illustri per santità, prelature, lettere, arme, e magistrati". "Edizione originale" ed unica, rara. Cfr. Lozzi,II,3257 che cita solo 2 tavv. f.t. - Cat. Piantanida,I,913 - Graesse,V,418 - Brunet,VI,25418. Bello e fresco esemplare.

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        Devonshire with Excester Described

      John Sudbury & George Humble, 1623. A early edition of Speed's map of Devon. Fabulous contemporary style full wash hand colouring. A couple of minor paper flaws add character to this wonderful map which is nearly four hundred year old map. Framed and double-glazed to show text on verso, in a lovely antique gold style frame. Batten & Bennett, 6.4. English Text Edition. 505 x 380mm.

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        In Quatuor Libros Regum, & duos Paralipomenon, Commentarii. Nunc Primum Prodeunt. Indicibus cum Locorum Scripturae, Regularum, & Prouerbiorum, formarumque prouerbialium, tum rerum memorabilum illustrati.

      Lyon, Jacobus Cardon et Petrus Cavellat 1623. (16) 1692 (36) p. Contemporary Vellum with title, Folio.

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        A Commentary: or, Sermons vpon the Second Chapter of the First Epistle of Saint Peter. Wherein Method, Sense, Doctrine, and Vse, is, with great variety of matter, profitably handled, and sundry heads of Diuinity largely discussed.

      London, by Humfrey Lownes, for George Latham 1623. (14) 922 (6) p. Contemporary Leather with ribbed back, 4°.

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        Opus Morale in Praecepta Decalogi & Pars Altera

      Lyon: Cardon, 1623. Early Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Good Condition. 2 volumes in 1, contemporary vellum, worn, hinges cracked, spine worn, author penned to front board, binding sound overall; book title penned to page edge. Foxing and browning and light scattered dampstains, but nothing affecting legibility. With a separate title for the second part, printed in two columns. 320pp, 374pp plus index. Size: Folio. 2-volume set (complete). Previous owner's signature in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Inventory No: 044322.

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      Mediolani, apud Heredes Malatestae, (1623-1630). In-4 gr. (mm. 318X220), 3 opere in 1 vol., piena pergam. coeva, decoraz. e tit. oro al dorso, tagli rossi, 18 cc.nn., 326 pp.num., 3 cc.nn. (di cui 2 bianche); 4 cc.nn. (di cui 2 bianche), 139 pp.num., 2 cc.nn. (ultima bianca); 40 pp.num., 2 cc.nn. La seconda opera porta al fine: "Mediolani, Apud Heredes Malatestae 1630". Il vol. è illustrato da due bellissimi frontespizi figurati con al centro le armi viscontee (disegnati dal Cerrano e inc. in rame da Cesare Bassano) e da 12 pregevoli tavv. con i ritratti in medaglione dei Duchi di Milano, pure inc. in rame. Cfr. Cat. Hoepli,779: "Edizione originale" dell'opera del Decembrio, che generalmente manca quantunque sia indicata nella prima carta nn. Le "Antiquitates" del Merula furono stampate per la prima volta dal Minutianus nel 1500, e di nuovo nel tomo XXV dei 'Rerum Ital. Script.' del Muratori insieme alla seconda parte che era ancora inedita. Anche la ?"Vita?" di Filippo Maria Visconti fu riedita dal Muratori (Rerum Ital. Script., tomo XX) con aggiunte. Tanto l'Argelati che il Predari stabiliscono la data di stampa di quest'ultima nel 1625 basandosi sulla data del "Nihil obstat" - Argelati,II,II,2135 - Predari, p. 140 e 163 - Graesse,IV,501 - Brunet,III,1663. Fresco esemplare, molto ben conservato.

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        ANFITEATRO DI EUROPA IN CUI SI HA LA DESCRITTIONE DEL MONDO CELESTE, ET ELEMENTARE, PER QUANTO SPETTA ALLA COSMOGRAFIA Con due Tavole, l’una de’ Capitoli, & l’altra delle cose notabili. Et con sue Figure di stampa in Rame poste ai suoi proprij luoghi.

      Venetia, presso Giacomo Sarzina, 1623. In-8 p. (mm. 229x160), p. pergamena moderna, cornice dorata ai piatti, filetti e tit. oro al dorso, 36 cc.nn. (compreso il frontesp.), 1377 pp.num., titolo in rosso e nero con grande marca tipografica; ritratto dell?'A. in ovale entro ricca cornice figurata e 3 diagrammi (alle pagg. 44, 45 e 91), tutto inc. su legno. Il vol. è molto ben illustrato nel t. da 34 cartine geografiche inc. su rame, incluso un mappamondo. Vi figurano: Europa, Irlanda, Inghilterra, Scotia, Spagna, Portogallo, Francia, Svizzera, Fiandra, Brabantia, Isole di Zelanda, Germania, Boemia, Hollanda, Italia, Toscana, Piceno (o Marca d?'Ancona), Insubria, Piemonte, Friuli, Histria, Sardegna, Corsica, Sicilia, Illiride (dalla Dalmatia alla Stiria), Ungheria, Transilvania, Grecia, Corfù, Candia, Polonia, Paesi settentrionali. Nell?'opera: ?"Si narra di essa Europa il sito, & confini, con le Provincie, Regioni & Paesi, Città, Fortezze & Luoghi habitati, Mari, Monti, Fiumi & Laghi, con loro nomi antichi & moderni. Et insieme i costumi, habiti & nature de?' popoli, & Genealogia de?' suoi Prencipi; Et in somma quanto può desiderarsi sapere di questa quarta parte del Mondo?". Dedicata ?"al Serenissimo Prencipe di Venetia Antonio Priuli..?". "Rarissima edizione originale". Cfr. Castellani ?"Cat. opere a stampa del Collegio Romano?", p.86 - Riccardi,I,414/415: ?"grosso vol. contenente alcune nozioni cosmografiche?". Alone per lo più margin. su alc. carte, ma complessivam. ben conservato. "Giovanni Nicolò Doglioni, nato a Venezia nel 1548 da una famiglia originaria di Belluno. Compì i suoi studi in parte nella città natale e in parte a Padova; esercitò il notariato a Venezia ma soprattutto vi fu addetto al magistrato della Sanità. Si spense a Venezia a 81 anni nel 1629 lasciando un imponente e variegata mole di trattati storici ed eruditi". Cfr. Diz. Biograf. Italiani,XL, p. 368.

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        Drie Hemelsche Tractaten, op het achste Capittel tot den Romeynen, Te weten: 1. Den Hemel gheopent. 2. De rechte wegh tot d'eeuwighe Glorie. 3. De verheerlickinghe van een Christen. Daer in den raedt Gods, aengaende des menschen zalicheyyt, alsoo wordt gheopenbaert: dat alle menschen Den Ouden der Daghen, den Richter der Werelt, in syne Vyer-Schare connen sien, vry sprekende den Christen-Mensche van Sonde ende van Doodt. Welcke is de eerste Weldaet die wy hebben door onsen Heere Jesus Christus. De derde Editie, wederom van nieuws ghecorrigeert ende in eenige plaetsen verbetert. Ende met twee nieuwe Registers vermeerdert.

      Delft, Jan Andriesz. 1623. (8) 179, (4) 149, (6) 49 (25) p. Origineel Perkament, 4° (opnieuw in de band gezet, mist 2 pagina's voorwerk, FATY1-705).

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        Außführliche Erklährung deß Hochwichtigen Articuls von der Gerechtmachung, oder Rechtfertigung deß armen Sündigen Menschens vor Gott dem Allmächtigen: Wie auch Antwort uber einen Predicantischen Gegen-Tractat von dem Gesatz Gottes: .Luzern , G. Hautt 1678. 4°. 4 Bll., 157 S.- Angeb.: Ders., Dissertatio specialis de concupiscentia, das ist, sonderbare außführliche Erklährung deß Hochwichtigen Artikels Von der Begierde deß Menschens, . Luzern , G. Hautt 1680. 2 Bll., 47 S., Hldr. d. Zt. mit hs. Rsch.

      - VD17 23:640578S u. VD17 23:640559M (beide nur in Wolfenbüttel).- J. J. Rüegg (1623-1693) war ein katholischer Convertit, der nach jahrelangem Wirken als Pastor im Raume Zürich 1676 dem protestantischen Glauben abschwor und in Luzern das katholische Glaubensbekenntniß ablegte. ?Hier veröffentlichte er vor und nach zehn Schriften zur Vertheidigung der katholischen und Bekämpfung der protestantischen Lehre.? (ADB XXIX, 591).- Titel mit hs. Besitzvermerk, etw. gebräunt od. braunfleckig, Ebd. etw. berieben u. bestoßen.

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        AGGIUNTA ALLA QUARTA PARTE DELL'INDIE. Di Mostri, & Usanze di quelle Parti, e di quei Re con le sue Figure al Naturalle . Raccolte novamente da Alessandro dfe' Vecchi.

      Venetia, Appresso Alessandro de' Vecchi, 1623.The AGGIUNTA is an eighth part of Giovanni Botero's "Le Relationi Universali ... divise in sette parti" and present only in a few copies of that work published in Venice by Alessandro de' Vecchi in 1618 and 1623. It was also issued separately. 1623, Italian text, 8vo, approximately 20 x 160 mm, 8½ x 6¼ inches, large woodcut title illustration of a seated African man with a boy, both holding sticks, the man with a parrot on his shoulder and some kind of fur cape over his back, 16 full page woodcut images depict hideous monsters and fabulous creatures, mainly part human, one shows a monstrous bird, C1v - D5r contain 13 full page woodcuts of natives of India, Africa and Arabia, plus 2 in text (a mother and small child, and a repeat of the title page image) of which 13 including the title page illustration and the 2 text images are by Hans Burgkmair and his workshop, on D7v is a full page woodcut of a tree with no caption or text, (64) pages, collation: A - D8, on D8r are the names of 2 editors: Uberto Fabro and Andrea Berna. Bound in late 19th century boards with stencilled blue and brown floral pattern, eps replaced in the rebinding. Head and tail of spine very slightly worn, slight rubbing to hinges and corners, very small modern bookplate on front pastedown, 2 very small pale stains on title page, small faint damp stain to top edge of most pages (10 x 40 mm wide, 3 / 8" x 1¾"), otherwise a very good clean copy housed in wrap - around chemise and morocco backed slipcase with gilt lettered leather label. Hans Burgkmair the Elder (1473?1531) was a noted German painter and woodcut printmaker. The thirteen woodcuts by him are taking from a panorama on 5 blocks showing The Procession of the ruler of Cochin, Malabar published in 1508. These images appear only in this edition of Botero's "Le Relationi Universali ... divise in sette parti" and the previous one in 1618 and in the separate issues of the Aggiunta. Wellcome Library, Volume I, No. 1003.

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        Opera Omnia dat is Alle Theologische Wercke. Vervattende Verscheydene, uytghelesene, leersame ende troostelycke Tractaten, ende fondamentele uyt-legghinghe, van eenighe plaetsen des Ouden ende Nieuwen Testaments. Van den Autheur selfs ghedaen in de Enghelsche tale, ende in onse Nederduytsche sprake ghetrouwelijcken overgheset. Door Johannes Lamotius. Met twee Registers, een van de Schriftuer-plaetsen, die hier inne werden gheciteert ende uytghelegt, Het tweede, van de voornaemste saken, die hier in verhandelt werden.

      Arnhem, Jan Janssen 1623. (gegraveerde titelpagina, 14) 993 (37) p. Opnieuw gebonden Leer met ribben, stempels en sloten, Folio (uiterst zeldzame eerste druk).

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        La Voye de laict, ou Le Chemin des héros au palais de la gloire. Ouvert à l'entrée triomphante de Louys XIII Roy de France & de Navarre en la cité d'Avignon le 16 de novembre 1622. Estans consuls Illustr. & Magnif. Seign. Thomas de Berton, escuyer de Crillon, gentilhomme ordinaire de la Chambre du Roy, Charles Hugonenc, & Pier Bayol, & Magn. Mr. Pier Ios. de Salavador, doct. ez droicts, assesseur de ladicte ville.

      Avignon, Imprimerie de I. Bramereau 1623 - in-4, [6] ff. n. ch. (titre-frontispice gravé, titre, dédicace à Louis XIII), 278 pp., interversion des cahiers C et D, sans manque, avec 8 (sur 9) planches gravées à l'eau-forte par le graveur portugais Luiz Palma, manque le portrait du Roi, vélin souple à lactes, dos lisse muet, dans emboîtage moderne de demi-toile cerise, pièce de titre crème (reliure de l'époque). Plats un peu salis. Unique édition de cet ouvrage vraiment peu commun, qui relate les cérémonies et détaille les ouvrages édifiés à l'occasion de l'entrée solennelle de Louis XIII à Avignon. L'attribution à Thomas de Berton de Crillon (un des consuls d'Avignon cette année-là) est de Barbier : il est possible qu'elle provienne d'une lecture paresseuse du titre. Depuis les lettres patentes de février 1535, les sujets avignonnais du pape jouissaient également de la qualité de régnicoles ; les Rois de France pouvaient effectuer dans la ville des entrées, même en-dehors des périodes d'ocuppation du territoire (pour faire pression sur la Cour de Rome). Les 8 planches représentant les arcs de triomphe et autres constructions sont l'oeuvre du graveur portugais Liuz Palma, dont la manière reproduit de façon exacte le maniérisme baroque ibérique : elles ont de fait une facture très surprenante pour un oeil habitué à l'architecture très classique des élévations et vues "à la française". Il manque le portrait du roi comme très souvent. Ruggieri 426 & 427. Exemplaire de Boissier de Sauvages, avec ex-libris manuscrit. En l'absence de précision, il est difficile de dire à quel membre de cette famille provençale rattacher cette provenance. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Certaine sermons or homilies appointed to be read in churches in the time of the late Queene Elizabeth of famous memory. And now thought fit to bee reprinted by authority from the Kings most excellent Maiestie Titel des 2ten Bandes : The second tome of homilies, of such matters as were promised, and entituled in the former part of homilies

      London, Printed by Iohn Bill, 1623.. 2 Teile in einem Bd. ; S. 245 (254) ; S. 75/76 (69/70)und S. 259 (159) falsch paginiert. 4 nn.Bl., 98 S.; 2 nn.Bl., 320 S., gest. Titel, Holzschnittinitialen. Ledereinband mit Blindprägung, ca. 26,5 x 18,2 cm. Exemplar mit stärkeren Mängeln : Einband berieben und bestossen. Innen-und Außengelenke angebrochen. Vorsätze in der Falz und vor dem 2ten Teil mit Klebestreifen fixiert, gest. Titel auf nicht zu dem Buch gehöriges Textblatt aufgezogen, gest. Titel mit Einrissen (hinterlegt). Etwa 30 Blatt mit kleinem Wurmgang / Beschädigung im weißen Rand, etwa 50 Blatt am Rand stärker gebräunt. 2 handschriftliche Vorbesitzer-Vermerke. Selten. Restaurierungswürdig.

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        Histoire G?n?alogique de la Maison de Montmorency et de Laval justifi? par Chartes, Tiltres, Arrests, & autres bonnes & certaines preuves. Enrichie de plusieurs figures, & divis?e en XII Livres. [SUIVI DE] Preuve de l'Histoire de la ... (Truncated)

      Chez Sebastien Cramoisy, Paris, 1623, Cuir, Book Condition: Bonne Condition, Première ÉditionFull Book Title: Histoire Généalogique de la Maison de Montmorency et de Laval justifié par Chartes, Tiltres, Arrests, & autres bonnes & certaines preuves. Enrichie de plusieurs figures, & divisée en XII Livres. [SUIVI DE] Preuve de l'Histoire de la Maison de Montmorency tirées des chartes de diverses Églises, des Registres de la Chancellerie, du Parlement, & de la Chambre des Comptes, & de plusieurs Tiltres & Historiens. Avec les figures des anciens seaux & Armes, dont les Seigneurs & Dames de Montmorency seelloient leurs Actes.Size: 22,5cm x 33,5cm, Texte manuscrit du XVIIe siècle sur le recto et le verso du premier blanc et dans le haut du faux-titre. (1f) - Faux-titre - Page Titre - (20p) - 696 pages - (14p) - Page titre - 419 pages - (1f) / Reliure d'origine usée, mors fendues, coiffes abimés. Signature de 1712 dans le haut de la page titre, réparation experte de l'époque sur la page titre, autrement les pages intérieures sont en très bonne condition, sans inscription, propres et solides. TRÈS RARE. Photos disponibles sur demande. 22,5cm x 36cm. 4,5 kg, Livre

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        AGGIUNTA ALLA QUARTA PARTE DELL'INDIE. Di Mostri, & Usanze di quelle Parti, e di quei Re con le sue Figure al Naturalle . Raccolte novamente da Alessandro dfe' Vecchi

      Venetia, Appresso Alessandro de' Vecchi, 1623.. The AGGIUNTA is an eighth part of Giovanni Botero's "Le Relationi Universali ... divise in sette parti" and present only in a few copies of that work published in Venice by Alessandro de' Vecchi in 1618 and 1623. It was also issued separately. 1623, Italian text, 8vo, approximately 20 x 160 mm, 8½ x 6¼ inches, large woodcut title illustration of a seated African man with a boy, both holding sticks, the man with a parrot on his shoulder and some kind of fur cape over his back, 16 full page woodcut images depict hideous monsters and fabulous creatures, mainly part human, one shows a monstrous bird, C1v-D5r contain 13 full page woodcuts of natives of India, Africa and Arabia, plus 2 in text (a mother and small child, and a repeat of the title page image) of which 13 including the title page illustration and the 2 text images are by Hans Burgkmair and his workshop, on D7v is a full page woodcut of a tree with no caption or text, (64) pages, collation: A-D8, on D8r are the names of 2 editors: Uberto Fabro and Andrea Berna. Bound in late 19th century boards with stencilled blue and brown floral pattern, eps replaced in the rebinding. Head and tail of spine very slightly worn, slight rubbing to hinges and corners, very small modern bookplate on front pastedown, 2 very small pale stains on title page, small faint damp stain to top edge of most pages (10 x 40 mm wide, 3/8" x 1¾"), otherwise a very good clean copy housed in wrap-around chemise and morocco backed slipcase with gilt lettered leather label. Hans Burgkmair the Elder (1473–1531) was a noted German painter and woodcut printmaker. The thirteen woodcuts by him are taking from a panorama on 5 blocks showing The Procession of the ruler of Cochin, Malabar published in 1508. These images appear only in this edition of Botero's "Le Relationi Universali ... divise in sette parti" and the previous one in 1618 and in the separate issues of the Aggiunta. Wellcome Library, Volume I, No. 1003.

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        Chronicon Originis et Fundationis Monasterij Scheirn ord S. Benedicti

      London - Typis Gregorij Hnlin 1623 - A scarce edition of this chronicle of the Benedictine monks of the ScheyernAbbey (Kloster-Scheyern) in Germany. Scheyern Abbey, formerly also Scheyern Priory (Kloster Scheyern) is a house of the Benedictine Order in Scheyern in Bavaria. The monastery at Scheyern was established in 1119 as the final site of the community originally founded in around 1077 at Bayrischzell by Countess Haziga of Aragon, wife of Otto II, Count of Scheyern, the ancestors of the Wittelsbachs. The first monks were from Hirsau Abbey, of which the new monastery was a priory, founded as it was against the background of the Investiture Controversy and the Hirsau Reforms. The original site proved unsuitable for a number of reasons, including difficulties with water supply, and the monastery moved in 1087 to Fischbachau. When that site too proved unsuitable, they moved to Petersberg, in 1104. In Latin. The dedication is to the Holy Cross and the Assumption of the Virgin Mary: the abbey has had in its possession since 1180 a relic of the Holy Cross from Jerusalem, and is still today a place of pilgrimage for this reason. By the 13th century the abbey had already gained a reputation for its school of illumination and its scriptorium. Including decorative title page. With monastic bookplate to front pastedown. Condition: In a vellum binding. Externally worn, with dampstaining to the boards and slight loss in places. Backstrip lifting. Internally, firmly bound. Ink inscription and library label to front pastedown. Pages are quite bright, with some scattered light spotting throughout. Overall: FAIR. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kst.- Karte, v. W. J. Blaeu aus "Zeespiegel", "Pascaarte van Barbarische cust mitsgaders van de Canarische en Vlaemsche Eylanden".

      . kol., 1623, 25,5 x 35,7. Broeckema, Maps of the Canary Islands, Nr. 20; Koemann, M.Bl. 28, 103. - Am rechten Rand der Titel, darunter ein Meilenanzeiger. Ohne Rückseitentext, rechts unten Paginierung 103. - Zeigt die im Titel genannten Inseln. Links eine Nebenkarte die die Inselgruppe der Kaverdischen Inseln zeigt.

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        Devonshire with Excester Described

      John Sudbury & George Humble 1623 - A early edition of Speed's map of Devon. Fabulous contemporary style full wash hand colouring. A couple of minor paper flaws add character to this wonderful map which is nearly four hundred year old map. Framed and double-glazed to show text on verso, in a lovely antique gold style frame. Batten & Bennett, 6.4 Size: 505 x 380mm

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        Delle memorie intorno alle principali attioni di Lodovico Undicesimo, e di Carlo Ottavo suo figliuolo, amendue Rè di Francia. Libri VIII

      per Gio. Batt. Bidelli,, In Milano, 1623 - Cm. 18, pp. (52) 583 (1). Bel frontespizio interamente figurato. Legatura strettamente coeva in piena pergamena molle con unghie, filetti in oro al dorso e ad inquadrare i piatti. Tagli colorati. Un trascurabile tarletto alla base delle prime 3/4 carte, peraltro esemplare marginoso, genuino ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carta escrita de un soldado de Oran a un Consejero de su Magestad, en respuesta de una suya de 20. de Iulio de 1622.

      [Colophon] Madrid, por la Viuda de Alonso Martin, (1623? Text dated at the end 30 August 1622). - (2 ll.). Folio, unbound. Skillful tissue repair along fold. Minor soiling. ---- FIRST EDITION? Another appeared in the same year at Barcelona. This is the detailed eyewitness account of a soldier who served under D. Juan Manrique de Cardenas in Oran (modern Algeria). After Manrique de Cardenas won two minor engagements with the Arabs, Muslim leaders declared the capture of Oran a crusade, and 1,700 men marched against it, but Manrique de Cardenas turned a treacherous attack from his rear into another victory. The anonymous soldier also briefly mentions his commander's actions regarding civil government in Oran: the sale of wheat to the poor, hospital treatment of soldiers, etc.---- Palau 45714. Pérez Pastor 1816. HSA p. 95. Not located in NUC. WorldCat mentions only microform copies of both the Madrid and Barcelona editions, providing no locations even for these. CCPBE cites a single copy only at the Seminario Mayor o Conciliar de San Julián, Cuenca, and no copies of the Barcelona edition. REBIUN locates only a photocopy at the Universidad de Alcalá, Colegio de Trinitarios, and no copy of the Barcelona edition. Copac cites the Madrid edition at the British Lisbrary only. Not located in Hollis, Orbis, Catnyp or Melvyl. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Description: Des aller Durchleüchtigisten . Herrn Rudolfen des andern, Erwölten Römischen Kaisers . Erstgehaltenem Reichstag zu Augspurg . den 3. Julij Anno 82. angefangen. 2 Tle. in 1 Band. Augsburg, M. Manger 1582. 4°. 4 Bll., 111 (recte 112) S., 114 (recte 120) S., 2 Bll., flex. Prgt. d. Zt.

      - VD 16 F 1623 (Kollation abweichend, ohne Vorstücke) - Pfister I, 631: "Selten!" - Erste Ausgabe.- Wertvolles kulturgeschichtliches Dokument, beschreibt Einzugsfolge, Huldigung des Kaisers, Tischordnung etc. Enthält ausführliche namentliche Verzeichnisse der Teilnehmer und ihrer Dienerschaft, vom Barbier über den Mathematicus bis hin zum Zuckerbäcker.- Titel mit hs. Besitzvermerken, leicht gebräunt, tls. etw. fleckig und schwach wasserrandig, oberes Kapital etw. lädiert, Ebd. Oberkante mit kleiner Bezugsfehlstelle u. etw. fleckig. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Vita & Histria beatae Mariae virginis ~ Vita & Historia beatae Mariae virginis matris Dei~ Adoration des mages = Assomption etc¿

      1623 - Vita & Histria beatae Mariae virginis ~ Vita & Historia beatae Mariae virginis matris Dei~ Adoration des mages = Assomption etc¿ 1620~1635 ~ Portfolio du relieur Eely (Londres vers 1850), dos à nerfs, riche dentelle intérieure dorée, double-filet doré sur les coupes, tranches dorées. Exceptionnel ensemble de 38 gravures originales de Jacques Callot [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      - S.l, S.e., (1623), 22x34. Splendide reliure début XXème en plein maroquin rouge par Jirasko-Bovand. Dos lisse, orné de motifs dorés et portant l'auteur en lettres dorées. Très élégants encadrements des plats, avec fers. Roulette intérieure dorée. Dans un emboîtage toilé rouge. Planches numérotées jusqu'à 16 (manque la planche "Une paysanne avec un panier sur sa tête"). Brunet (I, 1490) parle de 17 planches mais nous n'avons pas trouvé la trace de la 17ème dans aucun autre exemplaire, de plus, Brunet lui-même indique une numérotation de 1 à 16. Il s'agit du troisième état, reconnaissable à la numérotation des planches. Ce n'est pas une copie (le point après Callot est présent !). La page comportant la gravure de titre a été habilement restaurée (la gravure n'était pas touchée, juste les bords du papier). Les gravures sont splendides, le trait bien net. Étonnant ensemble, fort rare. Nous vous envoyons volontiers plus d'information et de photographies sur simple demande. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Editeur - LEYDE, ELZEVIR - 1623Deux livres relés en un volume - Biographie du Tyran Athénien Pisistratus (1623). Eleusinia traitant des mystères grecs (1619) - Reliure d'époque plein velin, titre manuscrit au dos - Petit travail de vers en marge des 16 premiers feuillets (réparation plus ou moins adroite) - Quelques rares rousseurs sinon parfait état. (3),143, (7) ; (8), 104 pages, relié, 20 cm

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        L’opere d’Oratio Poeta Lirico

      - Appreffo Giovanni Guerigli, In Venetia, 1623. In/8 reliure plein velin ancien, 3 ff. 776 p., 66 ff. de glossaire, texte en italien à double colonne et disposé en glose encadrante. Nom écrit à l’encre en page de garde ; auréole sur les 6 premiers feuillets ; fine galerie d’insecte de la page 565 à 575 en marge sans perte de texte ; restaurations maladroites : p. 641 et 750 ; auréole claire de la p. 482 à 495 ; quelques feuillets brunis.Belle impression vénitienne des oeuvres du grand poète lyrique et satirique latin. Les commentaires en toscan sont dus à Giovanni Fabrini, grammairien qui fut pendant de longues années professeur d’éloquence à Venise. Le longueruanaI, 28 en fait l’éloge, indique Brunet III, 332.8 mo in full contemporary vellum, flat spine, [3], 776 p., [66]. Fex flaw : ink marginalia on blancks, waterstain on the 6 first sheet & from 482 to 495 ; wormholes from p. 565 to 575 (margin) without loss of text ; awkward paper restauration on p. 641 & 750 ; few browned sheets. Ttext in italien (Toscanien) printed in double columns with numerous framed gloss. Fine Venicien printing of the great lyrical & satyrical poet. Bibl : Brunet III. 332.

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        Lexicon Syriacum. Ex Inductione omnium exemplorum Novi Testamenti Syriaci adornatum; Adjecta singulorum vocabularum significatione Latina & Germanica, cum indice triplici

      Köthen, Fürstliche Druckerei 1623. 21 cm. (8), 724 (irrig 722) Seiten Pergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel - ADB 37, 657 - Brunet VI, 11563 - Benzing, Buchdrucker S. 247 - VD17 12:128565E - Abdruck mit syrischer Type. Mit lateinischem und deutschem Wörterverzeichnis. Trost (1588 - 1636), unter anderem Professor zu Rostock und Wittenberg, machte sich besonders um die Studien der syrischen Sprache und Literatur verdient. Für sein "Lexicon Syriacum" sammelte er erstmals nicht nur Vokabeln, sondern auch Phrasen und Idiotismen (ADB). Die Fürstliche Druckerei war seit 1619 die erste Druckstätte in Köthen; siehe ausführlich bei Benzing. Einband fleckig, innen papierbedingt gebräunt, letzte 50 Seiten in der unteren Ecke wenig sichtbare Wurmspuren, auf Titel Namenseintrag des dänischen Theologen und Sprachwissenschaftlers Peter Jacobsen Winsløw (1636 - 1705): "Petri Winslovii". -

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        Lexicon syriacum ex inductione omnium exemplorum Novi Testamenti syriaci adornatum.

      Anhaltinorum, Cothenis 1623 - First and apparently only edition, small 4to, [8] & 725-[726]pp., text substantially browned throughout, minor worming, small hole in the margin of the first several leaves not touching text; all else very good in full contemporary vellum titled in ink a contemporary hand on spine. The most comprehensive Syriac dictionary to date. Trost also edited a polyglot bible, a Syriac New Testament, and a Hebrew grammar. Graesse VII, 103; Zaunmuller, p. 372; Vancil, p. 237.

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      Published by George Humble, 1623. Hardback. Very Good. Very good condition with no wrapper. Their Originals, Manners, Habits, Warres, Coines and Seales: with the Successions, lives, acts etc. of the English Monarchs. Second Edition. Revised and enlarged. Contents lists 10 books; this binding contains the following: Contents, plus 8 page proeme; Books 5 - 10, plus Summary of the whole and 78 page index table. Very large format. Leather binding with raised bands to spine and black title labels and gilt titles. Contains woodcuts. Leather binding is a modern binding, which is faded to spine. NO frontis. Book reads complete with in itself - but starts at book 5. A rare survivor of this historical book! [S]

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        Virginiae item et Floridae Americae provinciarum nova descriptio

      Hondius-Janssonius, [Amsterdam 1623 - One of the great early maps of the American South, from before the Jamestown colony The Mercator-Hondius map of Virginia and Florida, first published in 1606 by Jodocus Hondius, was the only regional American map in his edition of the Mercator Atlas. It is a remarkably good rendition of the coastline from St. Augustine to the Chesapeake Bay and points interior. Derived from John White's map of Virginia (what became North Carolina), Le Moyne-De Bry's map of Florida (what became South Carolina, Georgia and north Florida) and early travel accounts, Hondius cobbled together a map of great interest. On the coast one finds a roughly accurate northeasterly shoreline from the Spanish fort of St. Augustine to the St. John's River (here called R. de May) where the second unsuccessful Huguenot colony struggled in 1564, upward to Port Royal, where the first unsuccessful Huguenot colony failed in 1562, upward to Cape Fear (here Cape St. Romano) to the Outer Banks and finally to the clearly as yet unexplored Chesapeake Bay. Of the interior, rumor contends with pure fiction, but the source of many rivers is the "Apalatcy" mountain range, which also promises gold and silver. The South Carolina-Georgia portion of the interior is much more heavily notated with native villages, probably impossible at this point to verify. The map is embellished with illustrations borrowed from Le Moyne and White, including native towns, a native king and queen and a canoe. The title cartouche is a handsome three part figure with the two village illustrations on either side of the title. Koeman Me27A; Cumming, 26 (pl.20); Burden 151; Goss, 23; Howgego L70 (Laudonnière), R36 (Ribault). Copper-plate engraving. Centerfold strengthened, repaired tear upper margin, otherwise excellent.

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        Oeuvres Complètes

      Apud Bibliopolas urbis Parisiensis Confortes 1623 - (Hoefer, 26, 674-691), (Brunet III-155), (Graesse, III/IV-273), la première édition de cet ouvrage est allemande (1516), la première édition française est de 1586, celle-ci est la 4°, ouvrage très rare, Hieronymi Stridoniensis, en latin, neuf tomes en trois forts volumes, Opéra Omnia Mariani Victorii, Hiéronymus, revu par Victorius Marinaus Réatinum, avec des notes, travail repris sur plus de vingt manuscrits, cette édition est opposée à celle d'Erasme qui est accusé de l'avoir corrompu ou non compris 1500 passages, complet, par Saint Jérôme, né à Stridonia en Dalmatie, 347 - 420, il fut le secrétaire du pape Damase, fondateur de plusieurs couvents, auteur d'une révision critique des livres du Nouveau Testament: la Vulgate, ses oeuvres comprennent: Epistolae (correspondance théologique, polémique et morales), critique et exègèse, vie des saints, traduction d'un traité de Didyme, traité sur la perpétuelle virginité de la mère de Dieu, adversus Jovianum, contra vigilantium Liber, dialogi contra Pelagianos (135 courtes notices biographiques sur les principaux défenseurs du christianisme), commentarii in Ezechielem, chronique d'Eusèbe (avec des additions sur l'histoire romaine), traduction des saintes écritures (ancien testament, livres de Judith et de Tobie, nouveau testament, traduction du livre de Job d'après les septante, fort in-4 ~3000 p coiffes détériorées, champs frottés, coins rognés, Usagé, mors fendus, un mors fragilisé

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        Juvenalis et Auli Persii Flacci Satyrae Cum Annotationibus, Ed. Farnaby

      Joannis Stockelii, Francofurti 1623 - [8] 180, bound with Auli Persii Flacci Satyrae Sex, Hanover, Petrum Antonium, [1], 40, limp vellum, feint ink title to spine. Heavy foxing in parts due to damp, wormed-mostly affecting gutters and adjacent text margins, some rodent nibbling to edge of back cover, ex-lib stamp on title page. Same printers device to title-smaller in the Satyrae Sex. Farnaby published his annotated edition in 1612, this version retains the dedication to Henry, Prince of Wales and a commendatory elegiac by his friend Ben Jonson. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Historia Vitae & Mortis. Sive, Titulus Secundus in Historia Naturali & Experimentali ad condendam Philosophiam: Quae est Instaurationis Magnae pars tertia. (The History of Life and Death. With Observations Natural and Experimental for the Prolonging of Life: This being the Third Part of the Great Unstauration).

      Io. Haviland, Londini 1623 - TP + [1]-[3] = preface + 1-410 + 407-454 (repeating 407-410 as called for in Gibson), small Octavo. Gibson 147.Title framed in double rule, text framed in single rule. With blanks at Aa4 (pp. [369-370]) and Cc6 (pp. [405-406]). A fascinating and influential work that was to constitute the third book of Bacon's projected "Instauratio Magna", a multi-part work which, though never completed, had the overall aim of creating a new system of philosophy and extending man's dominion over nature. This third part of the work was to be devoted to the study of the prolongation of life - a topic that was close to Bacon's heart as he saw this objective as one of the highest goals of his new, operative science. If achieved, it would make a partial recovery of what mankind had lost with the Fall. Historia Vitae & Mortis contains a collection of materials that are subjected to the scientific method of induction. It is made up of a series of essays devoted to all aspects of the maintenance and prolongation of life, including medicines and herbs, food and drink, sleep and exercise, temperature and climate, occupations, baths and hygiene. In this book, Bacon recommends life in caves and on mountains and suggest that frequent blood-letting may help to renew the body fluids. Contemporary vellum with smooth spine. Lovely contemporary hand-lettered title on spine ("F. Baron historia vitæ et mortis ?"). Some light soiling to exterior and slight wear to three of the four corners but overall quite lovely. Small piece missing from the top of the front free endpaper (½" to 0" deep by 3" wide). Some signatures water stained (before printing?), approximately 3" x 3½" triangle in lower right corner: affecting signatures B [very lightly], R, S, Z [very lightly], Cc, Dd, Ee [very lightly]. Despite the occasional waterstaining, a really lovely copy. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Orbis Terrae Compiosa Descriptio

      Amsterdam 1623 - Gerard Mercator (1512-1594) / Jodocus Hondius (1563-1612) “Orbis Terrae Compiosa Descriptio” From Atlas Amsterdam: c. 1623-1630 Hand-colored copperplate engraving 18” x 22 ½”; 29 1/2” x 33 1/2” framed For nearly sixty years, during the most important and exciting period in the story of modern mapmaking, Gerard Mercator was the supreme cartographer, his name, second only to Ptolemy, synonymous with forms of map projection still in use today. His influence transformed land surveying and his research and calculations lead him to break away from Ptolemy’s conception of the size and outline of the continents, developing a projection that drastically reduced the longitudinal length of Europe and Asia and altered the shape of the Old World as visualized in the early 16th century. Although not the inventor of this type of projection, Mercator was the first to apply it to navigational charts in such a form that compass bearing could be plotted on charts in straight lines, thereby providing seamen with a solution to an age-old problem of navigation at sea. Mercator’s innovations, including the aptly named Mercator projection, continue to be employed in maps produced today, 400 years later. The geographer died in 1594 after publishing just a few parts of the atlas that he had spent decades preparing. In 1604, after the death of Gerard’s son Rumold, the plates for his maps were sold to the great Amsterdam cartographer, Jodocus Hondius, who brought out the first of the so-called “Mercator-Hondius” editions in 1606. Hondius supplemented the original 107 maps with 39 new maps compiled under his own supervision, bringing the total number to 146, and had the original text expanded by Petrus Montanus. The new maps were of extremely high quality, and were for the most part devoted to parts of the world, such as America, that had been neglected by Mercator. Hondius’s first edition of the general atlas proved instantly popular, selling out within a year. Hondius continued to augment and perfect the atlas over the following years, constantly adding new maps and incorporating new discoveries and corrections. The first French edition came out in 1607, with a translation of the text by the historian Henri Lancelot-Voisin de la Popliniere. This world map is thought to have been published in the 1620s, as the title on the top edge shows the cracks that had developed in the copperplate in this time frame (Shirley, Mapping of the World). Unlike the work of Abraham Ortelius, a contemporary (and equally celebrated) cartographer, Mercator’s maps were original. Ortelius engaged in the reduction and generalization of already existing maps, while Mercator, with his sense that scientific work should be original and new, checked the current knowledge of the earth’s topography against its fundamental sources and drew maps in an original manner. Mercator was the most skilled mapmaker of his time, spearheading the Golden Age of Dutch cartography. His maps were unsurpassed in terms of accuracy, and no less attention was given to their beauty. Other cartographers looked inevitably to the innovations of Mercator when compiling their own maps, and the reasons for such tribute are clear in every map contained in this spectacular atlas. Vividly hand-colored, it brought distant and exotic places to European viewers with outstanding clarity and immediacy, describing not just the terrain, but also including images of flora and fauna, as well as native peoples. Fearsome sea monsters and European sailing ships adorn the seas, while the glorious Baroque cartouches add gracefully curving architectural elements to the images. This beautifully-colored double hemisphere map of the world represents a great opportunity to acquire the most spectacular map from this landmark publication by the foremost cartographer in history.

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        Notitia Dignitatum Utriusque Imperii Orientis Scilicet et Occidentis Ultra Arcadii Honoriique Tempora.

      Stéphane Gamonet, Genève 1623 - Panciroli Guido (1523-1599) ~ Notitia Dignitatum Utriusque Imperii Orientis Scilicet et Occidentis Ultra Arcadii Honoriique Tempora ~A Genève, Stéphane Gamonet, 1623 In-fol., 7 ff., 271 pp., 6 ff. [index], 196 pp., 39 pp, 1 f., reliure constellée de fleurs de néflier encadrés dans une riche dentelle dorée, avec au centre de chacun des plats les armes de la maison d'Arenberg: trois feuilles de néflier de cinq feuilles d'or, le dos est couvert de fleurs, les nerfs sont décorés et le titre doré. Notitia dignitatum utriusque imperii est un manuscrit latin illustré écrit au Ve siècle et qui est une référence essentielle pour connaître la constitution de l'empire romano-grec de cette époque. C'est un tableau du territoire que comprenait alors l'empire, et des emplois civils et militaires dont se composait son administration. C'est dans cet ouvrage que l'on découvre des informations importantes sur le maillage des manufactures (les boucliers sont fabriqués essentiellement à Crémone, les armures à Mantoue, les épées, les haches et des lances à Vérone.), sur les costumes, notamment de l'empereur, sur la topographie et la géographie des peuples, les distinctions et les emplois, les cérémonies, les armes et machines de guerre, les symboles et les insignes, Rome, Constantinople, l'Afrique, Chypre, etc. Rares sont les ouvrages d'une telle richesse archéologique. De plus, cette belle édition est illustrée d'un grand nombre de gravures sur bois dans le texte qui font de cet ouvrage une source iconographique remarquable. L'élégante mise en page sur deux colonnes est rehaussée de lettrines et culs-de-lampe. Reliure exceptionnelle Guido Panciroli (1523-1599) est un jurisconsulte et antiquaire italien né à Reggio. Il embrassa dans ses études plusieurs genres de connaissances et était d'une garnde érudition sur la science des lois. Il n'avait que dix-huit ans, et étudiait encore le droit à Padoue, quand le sénat de Venise le nomma second professeur des institutes, dans la même université. Il parvint, en 1556, à la seconde chaire du droit romain. Quinze ans après, il la remplissait encore. Quelques passe-droits que le sénat lui avait faits l'engagèrent alors à accepter, dans l'université de Turin, la chaire de premier professeur du droit romain, qui lui avait été refusée trois fois à Padoue. Le duc de Savoie, Émanuel-Philibert, et son fils Charles-Émanuel, comblèrent pendant neuf ans Panciroli de faveurs et de libéralités, mais le climat changeant et souvent froid du Piémont lui était contraire. Il perdit presque entièrement un œil et l'autre était aussi menacé. Le sénat, qui le regrettait, profita de cette circonstance, et lui offrit, avec de forts appointements, la chaire qu'il avait tant souhaitée. Il céda, retourna, eu 1582, à Padoue, y professa de nouveau avec le plus grand succès, et mourut le 1er juin 1599, âgé de soixante-seize ans. Cette belle édition contient reliés à la suite, les autres travaux de Panciroli : le De Magistratibus municipalibus sur les magistrats municipaux et le De Rebus bellicis sur les affaires militaires de l'empire, les machines de guerre dont un bien étrange char amphibie propulsé à la force des boeufs. Brunet, IV, 339 ; Sabine MacCormack, On the Wings of Time, 130. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Officium Vicecomitum. The Office and Authoritie of the Sherifs.

      1623 - First Edition of the First English Treatise on Sheriffs Dalton, Michael [ 1648]. Officium Vicecomitum: The Office and Authoritie of Sherifs, Written for the Better Incouragement of the Gentrie (Upon Whom the Burthen of This Office Lyeth) to Keepe Their Office, And Undersherife, In Their Houses; That so by Theire Continuall Care of the Businesse, And Eyeover Their Officeres, They May the Better Discharge Their Dutie to God, Their Prince, And Countrey, In the Execution of This Their Office. Gathered Out of the Statutes, And Bookes of the Common Lawes of this Kingdome. London: Printed for the Companie of Stationers, 1623. Folio (11-1/4" x 7-1/2"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, raised bands and later gilt-stamped title to spine, endpapers renewed. Light rubbing, recent repairs to spine ends and adjacent corners of boards, front joint partially cracked, corners bumped and lightly worn. Title printed within woodcut architectural border, woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Light toning, faint dampstaining to upper corners of margins, bookplate residue to front pastedown. Early owner signature, interior otherwise clean. An appealing copy. * First edition. This is the first English treatise on sheriffs. As its title suggests, it is a remarkably comprehensive work. Holdsworth, who cites it several times, says "in spite of a growing number of rivals, it continued to be a standard authority until the beginning of the eighteenth century.": History of English Law IV:119. See Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:222 (6). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Amours de Theagene et Chariclee. Histoire Ethiopique Traduction nouvelle.

      Paris: Samuel Thiboust, 1623 - Octavo (179 × 132 mm). Eighteenth-century dark green morocco, smooth spine, double gilt rules, gilt lettered direct, gilt floral tool at head and tail, sides with double gilt rules, pink silk endpapers, gilt edges. With a few stamps on the verso of the plates of the Lamoignon library, established in the seventeenth century by Guillaume de Lamoignon (1617–1677); circular bookplate of Sir Henry Hope Edwards (1829–1900) to front pastedown; leather library label of Robert Hoe (1839–1909) on front free endpaper verso; facing armorial bookplate of C. L. F. Robinson (1874–1916), $40 at his sale in 1917. Joints a little worn and starting at head and tail, With engraved title and 50 copper-plates by Lasne, Briot, Robel, Mathews and Crispijn van de Passe only, each with tissue overlay; without the text. A fine volume with the suite of engravings only from the first Thiboust edition of the popular ancient Greek romance, the Aethiopica of Heliodorus of Emesa. Jacques Amyot's translation of Heliodorus, first published in 1547, introduced the work to France, where it long retained its popularity. The iconography of the Aethiopica is of considerable interest. The plot turns on the circumstance that a black woman, the Ethiopian queen Persinna, had borne a white daughter, Chariclea, because she had been gazing at a painting of Andromeda at the time of Chariclea's conception.

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        The Imperiall Historie; or the Lives of the Emperors, from Iulius Caesar, the First Founder of the Roman Monarcy, unto this present Yeere [sic]: Containing their Liues and Actions, with the Rising and Declining of that Empire . First written in Spanish by Pedro Mexia, and since continued by some others, to the death of Maximilian the Second. Translated into English by W. T. and now Corrected, amplified and contined to these times by Edward Grimeston

      Printed by H. L. for Matthew Lownes, London 1623 - *4, A3, B6-Dddd6; x, 1-867, Half folio. With two title pages (same date) one being an engraved pictorial title page, numerous woodcuts and initials in the text. . A history of the Roman Emperors and their successors. From Julius Ceasar, through the ages to the present (1622) ruler Maximilian. It's an interesting history of what the mighty Roman Empire went through, through the ages and what became of it. Spine a bit worn at joint and ends, some rubbing, slight browning and foxing, title page laid down, else fine contemporary full sheep, with decorative inlays, spine with five raised bands, morocco spine label lettered in gilt [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Napoli Sacra ove oltre le vere origini e fundationi di tutte le Chiese, Monasterij, Cappelle, Spedali e d'altri luoghi sacri della Città di Napoli e dè suoi Borghi. Si tratta di tutti li Corpi, Reliquie dè Santi e Beati che vi si ritrovano Si descrivono gl'Epitaffi et Iscrittioni sin hora sono,et erano per l'adietro in detti luoghi. Si fa anche mentione di molti altri huomini illustri sì per santità di vita e dignità come per lettere et armi, pittura e scoltura havendosi contezza di molte recondite historie, così sacre, come profane. Con due trattati brevi un dè Cemiteri e l'altro dell'Ordini di Cavalieri.

      In Napoli, per Ottavio Beltrano ad istantia de Francesco Buonocore 1623 - Unito: Parte seconda ò vero Supplimento a Napoli Sacra di Cesare D’Engenio Caracciolo del Signor Carlo De Lellis ove si aggiungono le Fondationi di tutte le Chiese, Monasteri et altri luoghi sacri della Città di Napoli e suoi Borghi eretti doppo dell’Engenio. In Napoli, per Roberto Mollo, 1654. Due volumi in 8vo; cc. 10n.nn., pp.676; cc. 14n.nn., pp.373 erroneamente numerate 319. Al primo volume frontespizio a caratteri neri e rossi e vignetta raffigurante la città di Napoli. Difformi legature in pergamena coeva. Il D’Engenio e’ in prima edizione ad istantia di Francesco Buonocore e questa edizione è citata solo da BL 17th Century Italian Books I, pag.317 e Giustiniani, pag.89. Le altre bibliografie citano l’edizione del 1624 ad istantia di Stefano Moliviero. Per il Supplimento: Santoro, 910; Lozzi 3007, nota; BL 17th Century Italian Books I, pag. 474. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vereinigung der Galenischen und Paracelsischen Artzney-Kunst [.].

      Basel, Ludwig König, 1623. - 4to. (16), 309 (but: 307), (1) pp. T. p. printed in red and black. With woodcut title vignette, 8 woodcuts in the text (some full-page), and several calendar tables. (Bound with) II: Graseck, Georg. Autographica vitae humanae delineatio iatrica, cum eiusdem praecipuorum morborum genealogia: Das ist, Neuwe medicinalische Invention, und gründlicher Discurs von deß Menschen Leben [.]. Speyer, Elias Kembach, 1615. (24), 147 (but: 153), (3) pp. T. p. printed in red and black. With woodcut title vignette. Contemp. vellum. Remains of ties. Sammelband containing two early medical works. I: Only German edition of Dariot's "Trois discours de la préparation des médicamens" ("De praeparatione medicamentorum", Lyons 1582). Thy physician Claude Dariot (1533-94), immatriculated at Montpellier in 1553, was the municipal doctor of Beaune and flew to Geneva in 1572 as a Huguenot. He sought to reconcile the Galenic and Paracelsian school of medical thought: "Dariot obviously felt there was a great need for a simpler text on the Paracelsian remedies; this was his goal and the purpose of his book. And, writing of his preparation for this task, Dariot referred to his long work in the search of the secrets of Hermes, Arnald of Villanova, Geber, and Lullius, as well as those of Paracelsus and his followers" (Debus, The Chemical Philosophy, p. 157). The woodcut illustrations show stoves, jars, distillling flasks, etc. Browned and brownstained throughout; some ink and water staining near beginning; a few marginalia; slight paper defects (with occasional loss to text). - II: Only edition of Graseck's last known work. The Strasbourg physician Graseccius is known to have been active during the years 1591-1615; he calls himself "ordained physician to the Prince of Wuerttemberg". His book is an inquiry into "what actually is the life of Man: of what shape, and in what place of the body it is created, buried, and found: also, from whence in the body spring the principal and most serious illnesses". "Interesting to the history of biology and physiology for its extensive discussion of the seat of the soul and vital force" (cf. Taeuber & Weil, Munich, cat. 34, no. 69 II). The title woodcut (which Kembach used as a signet in several versions) is a rather free rendering of the Speyer Cathedral. Some browning and waterstaining. Binding severely stained; front cover slightly warped. Only a single copy of both works in auction records since 1950: Dariot was knocked down in 1951 by Hartmann, St. Gallen (cat. no. 1); a disbound copy of Graseccius was sold by Hartung & Karl in 1983 (41, 577). I: VD 17, 23:291439E. Brüning 1385. - II: VD 17, 23:291475A. Neither work in Wellcome or Krivatsy.

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        Kniestück nach links, am Tisch sitzend, dahinter Draperie.

      . Schabkunstblatt von W. Vaillant (1623-1677), nach einem Selbstbildnis. 29,2:26,6 cm. Wurzbach 51; Le Blanc 47, II. - Mit 2 mm Rand rings um die Plattenkante und vertikale Knickfalten geglättet. Notiz (Tinte) rechts unten im Rand. Provenienz: Sammlung GES, nicht bei Lugt..

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        Gesamtans, darunter Vers, "Cöllen".

      . Kupferstich aus Meisners pol. Schatzkästlein ( = 1. Ausg.), 1623, 9,5 x 15.

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        DELLA AGRICOLTURA DI M. AFRICO CLEMENTE PADOVANO, accomodata all'uso de' nostri tempi, & al servitio d'ogni paese. Con molte aggiunte di Ricordi utili, & curiosi in quest'ultima impressione. Libri sei

      In Vicenza: per il Megietti, 1623. Nelli quali si contiene il vero, & utilissimo modo di coltivare le cose di Villa. Con l'aggiunta ancora del Settimo Libro intorno alle pescagioni, et la Tavola delle cose notabili, per ordine d'Alfabeto. SECOND EDITION 1623, text in Italian, small 8vo, approximately 140 x 95 mm, 5½ x 3¾ inches, pictorial device on title page showing 2 hens either side of a tall plant, another the same on verso, large publisher's device on final unnumbered leaf with an anchor and a dolphin, on verso is another the same but more crudely engraved, a few decorated initials and headpieces, pages: (32), 444, (2); collation: *-**8, A-Ee8, bound in full 19th century vellum over boards, border to covers of double blue rules, pale blue gilt decorated and lettered vellum label to spine, pale yellow edges, marbled endpapers. Book I deals with cultivation of different types of land and growing various crops; Book II: constructing farm buildings, tree felling for use in construction, wells and tanks, poultry, fish ponds, gardens, tree planting and cultivation, fruit and nuts; Book III: kitchen gardening, horticulture, vegetables; Book IV: vines and vineyards, grapes, wines; Book V: farm animals, cows, bulls and calves, horses, pigs; Book VI: tasks month by month, how to read and react to weather signs; Book VII: freshwater fishing without nets. Blue rules to covers slightly rubbed, occasional small pale mark to margins, small college stamp to verso front endpaper, no other library signs, a very good clean tight copy of a scarce farming title. First published in Venice in 1608 and reprinted in 1677, 1692 and 1696. Aslin, Catalogue of Printed Books on Agriculture 1471-1840, page 255, listing only the edition of 1696; Wellcome Library, Volume II, listing only the edition of 1677. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Eadmeri Monachi Cantuariensis Historiae Novorum Sive Saeculi Libri VI

      1623. Selden's Edition of an Important History of Early Norman England Eadmer [c.1060-c.1126]. Selden, John [1584-1654], Editor. Eadmeri Monachi Cantuariensis Historiae Novorum Sive Saeculi Libri VI. Res gestas (Quibus Ipse non Modo Spectator Diligens Sed Comes Etiam & Actor Plerunq[ue] Interfuit) sub Guilielmis I & II & Henrico I Angliae Regibus, Ab Anno Nempe Salutis MLXVI ad MCXXII Potissimum Complexi. In Lucem ex Bibliotheca Cottoniana Emisit Ioannes Seldenus, & Notas Porro Adjecit & Spicilegium. London: Typis & Impensis Guilielmi Stanesbeii, Ex Officinis Richardi Meighen & Thomae Dew, 1623. [viii], XVI, 218, pp. Woodcut text illustration (facsimile of two seals). Final leaf, a blank, lacking. Folio (13" x 8"). Contemporary speckled calf, blind rules to boards, rebacked, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed, ribbon marker. Moderate rubbing to extremities, joints just starting at ends, corners bumped and lightly worn, a few partial cracks to text block. Title page printed in red and black, woodcut head-pieces and decorated initials. Light toning, spark burns, smudges and minor tears to a few leaves, internally clean. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown, stamps to endleaves and edges of text block. * Only edition, one of two issues from 1623. Eadmer (or Edmer) was an English historian, theologian, and ecclesiastic. He wrote two important works, Vita Alselmi, a biography of his archbishop and companion, Saint Anselm, and Historia Novorum in Anglia, a history of England between 1066 and 1122, the time when Norman rule was established and consolidated. Although it emphasizes ecclesiastical matters, it offers interesting insights into political and judicial administration. Selden's was the first modern edition of this important work and the basis of subsequent editions by Martin Rule (1884) and Geoffrey Bosanquet (1964). English Short-Title Catalogue S121439.

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