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        Teatro D' Imprese. Parte Seconda.

      Giacomo Sarzina,, Venetia, 1623 - 2. (von 2) Bänden. Venetia, Giacomo Sarzina, 1623. 4°. (88) Bl. (Index), 726 (von 728) S., (1) Bl. (Errata u. Impressum). Mit 1 gest. Titel und 347 Textkupfer. Späterer Halbpergamentband. Landwehr (Romantic) 295. - Graesse II, 573. - Nur der zweite von zwei Teilen dieses seltenen Emblematikwerkes. - Das gest. Portrait fehlt. Durchgehend etwas stockfleckig und gebräunt. Vorsätze leimschattig. Der Einband fleckig. Sprache: Italienisch / Italiano / Italian

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        PISISTRATUS, SIVE DE EJUS VITA ET TYRANNIDE LIBER SINGULARIS - ELEUSINIA, SIVE DE CERERIS ELEUSINAE SACRO AC FESTO LIBER SINGULARIS

      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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        THE HISTORIE OF GREAT BRITAINE UNDER THE CONQUESTS OF THE ROMANS, SAXONS, DANES AND NORMANS

      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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        EXECUTORIA EN FORMA A PEDIMIENTO DEL CONCEXO Y VECINOS DE EL LLUGAR DE SANTIVANES DE OLA DEL PLEITO QUE TRATARON CON EL CONBENTO DE SAN ANDRES DE ARROYO Y CONSORTES.

      Valladolid, 1623 - . 1 blanca, 297 fol. manuscritos, 1 blanca. 30 cm. Pleito entre Diego de Saldaña, Alonso Casado y Antonio Gutiérrez de Merodio, vecinos y criados del monasterio de San Andrés de Arroyo, y la abadesa, monjas y convento de dicho monasterio, representados por Juan de Cossío, y el concejo y vecinos de Santivanes de Ola a través de su procurador Juan Díaz González. Juan Jijón presentó, antre el alcalde Mayor del partido de Palacios de Campos (adelantamiento de Castilla, actualmente en el límite de Castilla y León), una querella contra los primeros en nombre del concejo de Santivanes porque el ganado del monasterio pacía en tierras propias del concejo antedicho cuando disponía de términos propios donde hacerlo. Cossío alega que eran pastos de uso privativo del monasterio, que en ocasiones los había arrendado al municipio antes mencionado. El documento está firmado por el escribano de cámara del rey y por el corregidor Gaspar de la Vega. Enc. en pergamino de época, algo mareado. Cerco de antigua humedad en el margen superior a partir del folio 286. Finísima señal de taladro en los primeros 50 folios. Sello maltrecho (probablemente del corregidor Gaspar de la Vega) en la última hoja. Anotaciones antiguas en primera página y hoja de guardas posterior. * Documento relativo a un pleito entre el monasterio de San Andrés de Arroyo y los vecinos de Santivanes de Ola. El monasterio cisterciense de San Andrés, de gran valor histórico-artístico, es considerado uno de los conjuntos monumentales más importantes del románico palentino. De él salió el conocido Beato de Arroyo, hoy conservado en la Bibliothèque Nationale de France y uno de los últimos grandes códices iluminados con profusión de miniaturas. San Andrés de Arroyo era, como se indica en el documento, "filiacion de las guelgas de la ciudad de Burgos", es decir, ni más ni menos que el Real Monasterio de las Huelgas, otro gran centro religioso cisterciense fundado en 1187 por Alfonso VIII y Leonor de Aquitania y más adelante convertido en panteón regio. Por su parte, el municipio de Santivanes de Ola, en Asturias, pertenece al concejo de Cangas de Onís, localidad de la cual dista sólo 16 km. El presente documento resulta especialmente interesante por cuanto transcribe una serie de documentos (poderes de las monjas a fray Miguel Fernández -más tarde le sustituiría Cossío- para que pueda recaudar todo tipo de productos, censos, y encargarse de todo tipo de arrendamientos otorgados ante el rey y el presidente y oidores del Real Concejo en 1614, y poderes a Alonso García otorgados por el concejo de Santivanes) de los cuales pueden extraerse numerosos datos históricos, como los nombres de las monjas, las posesiones del monasterio y sus relaciones con otras localidades; las identidades de los procuradores de las audiencias episcopal y real, etc., además de constituir una valiosísima fuente para el estudio de la toponimia de la zona y el paisaje que rodeaba al lugar de Santivanes (se citan algunos arroyos, piezas de tierra y prados e incluso pequeñas obras de ingeniería como puentes). Tras la exposición de los argumentos de ambas partes, el documento recoge la sentencia y, después de declarar el fallo del alcalde mayor "de ningun valor" declara libre al monasterio de San Andrés de la demanda interpuesta por el concejo. Tras la reseña de la sentencia, se dedican numerosas páginas a analizar el conflicto entre las partes y sus antecedentes. En conjunto, y dado que los de Santivanes se apoderaron en cierta ocasión del ganado ". pretendiendo prenderlos los avian corrido a ellos y sus ganados e les avian llevado dos carneros e mulas cavalgaduras e lechones.", el documento se inscribe en la categoría de los pleitos por abigeato o sustracción de ganado, modalidad que generó un gran número de sentencias entre los siglos XVI y XVIII y que constituía una práctica generalizada, sobre todo en Galicia. Es cierto que el conflicto que recogen estas páginas se centra en los pastos, pero también lo es que los hu [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        Della Fisonomia Dell’Huomo Libri Sei

      Padua: Pietro Paolo Tozzi, 1623. - [WITH:] INGEGNERI, Giovanni. Fisionomia Naturale [WITH:] POLEMON. Fisionomia Di Polemone [WITH:] PORTA, Gio[vanni] Battista Della. Della Celeste Fisionomia Libri Sei 4 Parts in 1, as issued, each with separate title, all 4 works listed on general half-title. 4to. ff. [9], 222; pp. 64; pp. 40; pp. 6 p.l., 147. numerous woodcuts in the text of the first & fourth works (incl. 3 full-page portraits). large engraved device on titles. woodcut ornaments & initials. contemporary vellum (binding loose, some chipping to spine & upper edge of front cover, some light marginal dampstaining). First published in 1586, Porta’s famous treatise was one of the earliest major texts specifically devoted to physiognomy, the art of determining character or personal characteristics from the form or features of the body. The numerous woodcut text illustrations draw comparisons between the physical features of men and animals in an attempt to relate their nature. These comparisons still persist in our vocabulary in adjectives such as bovine, ovine, lupine, aquiline, assinine, porcine, &c. Bound herewith, as issued, are Italian editions of Giovanni Ingegeri’s treatise on physiognomy, another work on the same subject by Polemon or Polemo, a Greek writer who is supposed to have lived between 100 and 250 A.D., and Porta’s work on celestial physiognomy, in which he proposes to refute astrology and prove instead that what the astrologers state as the effects of the planets, signs, and constellations are rather to be attributed to the qualities, features, and other peculiarities of the human body. Wellcome I 5214. Houzeau-Lancaster 5013 (4th title). See Caillet 8857 & 8849n. cfBib. Osleriana 3714. cfBrunet IV 825-26. cfGarrison & Morton 150. cfMortimer, Harvard Italian 16th Century Books, 398.

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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 [d.ca. 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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        An Album of Thirteen Portraits of Members of the Barth von und zu Harmating und Eurasburg Family Bound in leather with silver mounts, closures; paint and goldleaf on vellum

      Eurasburg, German - A BEAUTIFULLY BOUND 17TH CENTURY ALBUM OF A NOBLE GERMAN FAMILY Book size: 4 1/2" x 3 1/2" Painting size: 2 1/2" x 2 1/4" circa 17th century This fascinating book from 17th-century Germany depicts several generations of the Barth von und zu Eurasburg family, prominent German nobility in Bavaria. As indicated in their surname, this noble family lived in a castle in Eurasburg, a municipality in Oberbayern (Upper Bavaria) that sits about 40 kilometers south of the Bavarian state capital, Munich. On thirteen of the books pages, small paintings on vellum modeled after large-scale portraits are affixed, capturing the images of relatives. Each painting has been executed with utmost skill and detail, from the tiny hairs on a fur wrap to the meticulously applied goldleaf of a brocade jacket. All of the portraits are similarly formal in appearance. Clues to the vocation of each person are apparent, such as the priests' collar and rosary of one man, and the sumptuous garb of a wealthy burgher of another. In each painting, the family's coat of arms hovers just above the left or right shoulder of the subject, contrasting with the identical cream colored background. Around the time this family album of sorts was created in 1623, the Bavarian duke replaced his relative, the Count Palatine of the Rhine in the early days of the Thirty Years' War and acquired the powerful prince-electoral dignity in the Holy Roman Empire, determining its Emperor thence forward, as well as special legal status under the empire's laws. Also the Upper Palatinate was reunited with Bavaria. The ambitions of the Bavarian prince electors led to several wars with Austria during the early-18th century. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department [Attributes: 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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        PISISTRATUS, SIVE DE EJUS VITA ET TYRANNIDE LIBER SINGULARIS -ELEUSINIA, SIVE DE CERERIS ELEUSINAE SACRO AC FESTO LIBER SINGULARIS

      Edition : LEYDE, ELZEVIR, 1623 - Deux 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. Bon état [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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, 1623Nelli 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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        VOX DEI.

      No pub., Holland? 1623 - Anti-Catholic sermon urging England to go to war against Spain, with reference to the Spanish West Indies. STC 22097A. EUROPEAN AMERICANA, 623/128. 4to. (12),86,(2)pp. Including the copper engraved frontispiece (folded in this copy). Rebound in 1/2 calf over marbled boards. Title lightly foxed & with 2 old ownership signatures and a small tape repair. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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, (at the end: Lugduni, Ex Chalkographeioi Ioannis Iullieron, 1623), 1623.. Sm.folio. (XII),XXIII,135,142,(XIX) 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; engraved printer's mark on the title, a burning 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 'poikile', 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: a-6, e-4, i-4, o-4; A - R-4, a - u-4) (Photographs on request).

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        Horologe magnetique elliptique ou ovale nouveau, de facile usage, et tres-commode, pour trouver les heures du jour & de la nuict, . . . Toul (Lorraine), Simon Belgrand, G. Perin and I. Laurent, 1660. 8vo. With 8 engraved plates (1-7 numbered) with 46 numbered figures, and a letterpress folding table after page 196. Contemporary parchment made from the lower part of a leaf from a Jesuit manuscript ( Acta sanctorum , for 25 July, this part not published until 1729).

      Berthoud, Histoire de la mesure du temps 2, p. 348; Houzeau & Lancaster 11491; Tardy, Bibl. mesure du temps, p. 108. First edition of a curious and extensively illustrated work on what the author calls a "horloge magnetique", a horizontal sundial with a rotating magnetic needle. He makes great (and dubious) claims for his invention: it can be used day or night, even when the sky is overcast, as long as one can make out the sun, moon or a known star. The magnetic needle did no doubt help one set it up at any location, as he claimed.The title-page notes that Pierre Georges is Chanoine régulier at the Congrégation de Notre-Sauveur, established by the archbishop of Toul in 1623 under Jesuit influence, and it also gives the Jesuit "IHS" with cross. Given that Jesuit association, the manuscript fragment used for the binding is particularly interesting, for it contains a text known from the Acta sanctorum (which is arranged by the Saints' feast days, in this case 25 July). With an early 19th-century 2-page note on a free endleaf with information about Georges, the dedicatee François Grimaldi and the book. In good condition.

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        Historia della ultima guerra nel Friuli. 2 Bde. in 1 Bd.

      Venezia, Barezzi, 1623.. Kupfertitel, 7 Bl., 219, 167 (richtig 175) S., 4 Bl. Mit 2 gr. gefalt. Karten, vielen gest. Init. u. am Ende m. Druckermarke. Ldr. d. Zt. (berieben u. bestoßen) m. goldgepr. Rücken.. Eines der wichtigsten Quellenwerke über den Friauler (Gradiscaner) Krieg aus den Jahren 1615-17 zwischen Venedig und (Inner-)Österreich um die Festungen an der ob. Adria (vorwiegend Gradisca und Segna/Zengg/Senj). Die Folge war, dass Friaul danach venezianisch und Gradisca und Görz definitiv (bis 1918) österreichisch wurden. Der Verfasser (Udine 1582 - 1626 Brescia), ein in Graz und Padua ausgebildeter Jesuit und Jurist, machte sich die Mühe, die Originalschauplätze des Krieges zu besichtigen, was viel zu seiner unparteiischen Schilderung der Ereignisse beitrug - wofür er vonseiten der venez. u. friaul. Patrioten zum Teil scharf kritisiert wurde. Die einzige Ausgabe (Cicogna 881). Selten! - Vorsatz u. die erste Lage etwas gebräunt, innen leicht wasserrandig, tls. eng beschnitten, die Karten mit je einem kurzen Seiteneinriss, sonst gut erhalten..

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        Thomae Malleoli a Kempis ... Opera Omnia: Ad Autographa Eiusdem Emendata, Aucta, & in Tres Tomos Distributa ... Cumulata Accessione Operum Gerardi de Zutphania [The Complete Works of Thomas a Kempis and Gerard Zerbolt of Zutphen] In Two Volumes

      Sumptibus Michaelis Chevalier. LEATHER BOUND. B00M9G5T4K In Latin. 1623 Sumptibus Michaelis Chevalier (Lyon, France), one volume bound as two 4 1/2 x 7 inches tall x 1 1/2 inches thick full leather volumes, five raised bands and gilt-lettered black and red leather labels to spines, all page edges red, marbled endpapers, title page 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 inches engraved vignette, [48], 1040, [62], 150 pp. The covers of both volumes are rubbed and edgeworn, with cracking to the top and bottom of the front hinge of Volume 2, which is a bit tender, but the binding on both volumes is otherwise still quite solid. On Volume 1, a three-inch closed tear to front-free endpaper along the inner margin. Title page is stained and soiled, with a 1/2-inch square chip from the lower margin, four small chips along the edge and three tiny open holes, one of which is about 1/4-inch long, along part of the subtitle, which is still quite legible. Light dampstains throughout, mostly to the margin, and none effecting legibility of the text. Ink prior owner name to blank front free-endpaper of Volume 2, and a secondary title page for the front of Volume 2 has been provided in neat approx. 19th century calligraphy, since the book was likely originally bound as one very thick volume and had only the single title page. 1/8-inch wormhole to rear of Volume 2, from the rear board throug the marbled endpaper and halting at the blank rear free-endpaper. 3/4-inch worming to the fore margin of three leaves at the middle of Volume 1, not effecting text. Two instances of very faded 17th century ink notations in Volume 2, not effecting legibility of text. Otherwise, apart from mild age toning or foxing to a few pages, and mild creasing to the tips of a few pages, a good to very good copy of a scarce and important early edition of the Works of Thomas a Kempis and Gerard Zerbolt of Zutphen, edited by Catholic theologian Henricus Sommalius (1534-1619). The Jesuit college at Antwerp inherited in 1595 one of the original manuscript copies of Kempis' Imitatio Christi, so the two most influential early editions were by Jesuits Heribert Rosweyde (1569-1620) and this version by Sommalius. OCLC (Nos. 52254131, 404486083, 491721764 and 220498478) records only six copies of this opera omnia worldwide, at Catholic University of America in Washington, DC; Bibliotheque Municipale in Lyon, France; Universite Rennes in Rennes, France; National University of Ireland in Maynooth; and the National Library of Australia, in Canberra. ~KM3~ Thomas a Kempis (circa 1380-1471) was an Augustinian monk, priest, copyist and scholar, and the author of the 'Imitatio Christi' (The Imitation of Christ), one of the best known Christian devotional works, among many other published writings. He spent most of his long life at Mount Saint Agnes monastery, in the town of Windesheim, located in what is now the Netherlands. He wrote these works for the instruction of novices of his Augustinian monastic order, followers of Geert Groote's Brethren of the Common Life, but over the years they became popular among the faithful worldwide. Gerard Zerbolt of Zutphen (1367-1398) was a Dutch mystical writer and one of the first of the Brothers of the Common Life. Many scholars believe that at least some of Zerbolt's writing found its way into the Imitation. 'The Spiritual Ascent' is today the best-known of Zerbolt's several ascetic works. . Good. 1623.

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        De Noord-Cust van Engelandt tusschen Flamburger Hooft en de Rivier van Nicasteel.

      1623 - Amsterdam, 1623. 260 x 360mm. Trimmed at lateral edges. A rare chart from Blaeu's 'Zeespiegel', showing from Flamborough Head north to Newcastle and the Tyne river, orientated with north to the right. KOEMAN: M. Bl 28.

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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. Nelli quali si contiene il vero

      In Vicenza: per il Megietti, 1623& 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. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Historia vitae & mortis. Sive, titulus secundus in historia naturali & experimentali ad condendam philosophiam : quae est instaurationis magnae pars tertia.

      Londres, Haviland 1623 - In-12 [160 x 102 mm]. Collation : (6), 454 pp. Veau, dos à nerfs orné, tranches rouges. (Reliure de l'époque.) Première édition. Cette "Histoire de la vie et de la mort", qui traite de la prolongation de la vie, est publiée comme la troisième partie de l' "Instauratio magna", le manifeste de Bacon pour une science expérimentale qui s'appuie sur les faits, et non sur des spéculations philosophiques. (cf. PMM 119.) "The work is an elaborate collection of data on factors governing durability in things animate and inanimate, and mortality in living ones." Dictionary of 17th c. British Philosophers. Complet des feuillets blancs Aa4 & Cc6. Reliure restaurée. Provenance : Ex-libris gravé : de la bibliothèque du Prince Roland Bonaparte. Caillet 612. Krivatsy, NLM 551. Gibson 147.First edition. Published as the third part of 'Instauratio magna'. An elaborate collection of data on factors governing durability in things animate and inanimate, and mortality in living ones. // You can browse all my books on latude.net [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Libros pertenecientes a los que se han de ordenar y demas Eclesiasticos, para que hagan exacta y puntualmente su oficio. El uno trata de las Ceremonias sagradas de la Missa en lengua Española, el otro de los santos Sacramentos en legua Latina, ambos dispuestos con mucha claridad, estilo y erudicion

      Madrid, por Iuan Gonçalez, 1623 - 21x14 cm. 6 hojas, 84 folios., 2 hojas de índice. Pergamino de la época. Perfecto ejemplar. Interesante y raro libro sobre la liturgia de la misa en lengua castellana (uno de los primeros), y la de los sacramentos en latín. Esta segunda parte cuenta con su propia portada, incluida en la foliación (fol. 42). El autor era natural de Lima, Perú. Palau 265.846. Solo dos ejemplares en Patrimonio Bibliográfico Español.

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        Opus Morale in Praecepta Decalogi & Pars Altera

      Lyon: Cardon, 1623. Lyon: Cardon, 1623. Early Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Good Condition. Early Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). 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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        Livre de portraiture

      Paris, De Poilly, s.d.. Paris, De Poilly, s.d.. Demi-basane brune à coins, plats papier à la plume de paon, dos titré en long.. 21/30 cm. oblong, 1 ff., 30 pl.. Album composé de 30 planches en taille-douce gravées par François De Poilly (1623-1693) sur un papier vergé de Hollande. Quelques rousseurs éparses et une importante tache brune en marge des planches 24 & 25. Reliure moderne solide et en bon état.

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        De Pace Regis et Regni, Viz. A Treatise Declaring Which be the Great

      , 1623. 1623. Important Early English Criminal Law Treatise Pulton, Ferdinand[o] [1536-1618]. De Pace Regis Et Regni, Viz. A Treatise Declaring Which be the Great and Generall Offences of the Realme, and the Chiefe Impediments of the Peace of the King and the Kingdome, as Treasons, Homicides, and Felonies, Menaces, Assaults, Batteries, Ryots, Routs, Unlawfull Assemblies, Forcible Entries, Forgeries, Periuries, Maintenance, Deceit, Extortion, Oppression: And How Many, and What Sorts of Them There Be, and by Whom and What Meanes the Said Offences, and the Offendores Therein are to be Restrained, Repressed, or Punished. Which Being Reformed or Duely Checked, Florebit Pax Regis & Regni. Collected Out of the Reports of the Common Laws of This Realme, and of the Statutes in Force, and Out of the Painefull Workes of the Reuerend Iudges, Sir Anthonie Fitzharbert, Sir Robert Brooke, Sir William Stanford, Sir Iames Dyer, Sir Edward Coke, Knights, and other Learned Writers of Our Lawes. London: Printed for the Companie of Stationers, 1623. [v], 324 (i.e. 243), [17] ff. Folio (11" x 7"). Contemporary three-quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine. Rubbing to boards with minor wear to spine ends and corners, joints starting, front hinge cracked. Attractive woodcut head-pieces and decorated initials. Minor worming to gutter near center of text block, interior otherwise fresh. An appealing copy. * Fourth and final edition. With comprehensive index, glosses and side-note references to the works of Fitzherbert, Brooke and others. Pulton is best known for his respected abridgements An Abstract of all the Penal Statutes Which are General (1560) and A Kalendar or Table of All the Statutes (1606). De Pace Regis et Regni, which was first published in 1609, took his earlier works as the starting point for a comprehensive overview of criminal law. Holdsworth, who holds this work in high regard, observes that it was only the second title devoted to the subject. (The first, Staunford's Plees del Coron, was published posthumously in 1560.) Holdsworth adds that a comparison between Pulton and (the less comprehensive) Staunford "enables us to appreciate the effect of the additions to and alterations of the criminal law made during this period, both by the legislature, and by the judges of the common la

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        Arcana Historia (ANEKDOTA), Qui Est Liber Nonus Historiarum. Ex Bibliotheca Vaticana Nicolaus Alemannus Protulit

      Lugduni : Sumpt. Andreae Brugiotti Bibliopolae Romani 1623 - Lyons: J. Jullieron for A. Brigiotti, 1623. 2 volumes in 1. 31 cm. 4to. [12], xxiii, 135, 142, [17] p. illus. Bound in old calf. Restored binding. Greek and Latin. Title printed in red and black with engraved vignette. Procopius of Caesarea was an important historian of the 6th century. His Secret History was a vitrolic critique of the private lives of the Emperor Justinian, Empress Theodora, and General Belisarius. The scandals and rampant corruption of the Byzantine court are discussed. This important book on Byzantine and the late Roman Empire is the first printing of Procopius's secret history (as its author wouldn't have survived long if had been published during his life time). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

      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?. ?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. Alone per lo più margin. su alc. carte, ma complessivam. ben conservato.

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        Kst.- Karte, n. G. Mercator b. Hondius, "Trier & Lutzenbvrg".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, 1623, 36,6 x 47,2. Koemann Me. 27 A; Vekene Nr. 1.05.A. - Karte des Bistums Trier mit dem Luxemburger Gebiet. Zeigt die ganze Eifel. - Lat. Ausgabe.

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        Li dottori forestieri che in Bologna hanno letto teologia, filosofia, medicina, & arti liberali.

      Nicolò Tebaldini 1623 ALIDOSI, Nicolò Pasquale. Bologna, Nicolò Tebaldini, 1623. In-4°, cartone officinale. (8), 103 pp. Ottimo esemplare. Frati, 6018.

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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. relié Bon état

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        "Genealogia Serenissimorum Boariae Ducum". Gesamtansicht von München vom Isartor links bis zur Neuveste rechts, vorne mittig liegt Karl der Große vor dem Stammbaum der bayerischen Herzöge, jeweils mit Daten und Namensschildern.

      . Kupferstich von W. Kilian, Augsburg, 1623, 31 x 21 cm.. Maillinger I, 477. - Der Stammbaum endet mit Kurfürst Maximilian I. und seinen Geschwistern. - Im Mittelbug hinterlegter Randeinriß.

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        Officium Vicecomitum. The Office and Authoritie of the Sherifs

      , 1623. 1623. First Edition of the First English Treatise on Sheriffs Dalton, Michael [d.ca. 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).

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        Von der Wassersucht un [und] dero zufällen. Item von der Steinkranckheit/ des Sandes/ Grießes/ Lenden und Blasensteines/ auch aller derer Steinkranckheiten/ so unter die Tartorischen Flüsse gerechnet werden.

      Leipzig, Verlag Thomas Schürers S. Erben 1623;. (EA); ca 15x9 cm; 120 (48) unnummerierte Seiten; alte Rückenbroschur (Titelblatt mit kleinem Randeinriß, sonst gut); (EA);. Seltene Abhandlung über eine nicht näher definierte Wassersucht (Wasseransammlung im Körperteilen, Anschwellungen und zahlreiche weitere Symptome) sowie "Stein"-Krankheiten und die Mittel dagegen. Das Appendix (48 Seiten) enthält den Einfluß von Sternkonstellationen (Astrologie) auf Krankheiten und Heilung.

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        Thesaurus latini sermonis, ex optimis quibusque latinitatis auctoribus congestus, et in locos communes, secundum naturalem rerum seriem, digestus.

      Leipzig u. Frankfurt/O., Johann Thieme, 1623.. (16), 931, (43) SS., l. w. Bl. Mit Holzschnittvignette am Titel. Nachgebunden 12 w. Bll. mit hs. alphabetischem lateinischem Register. Pergamentband der Zeit über Holzdeckeln auf 3 durchzogenen Bünden mit verblaßtem hs. Rückentitel. Dreiseitiger Farbschnitt. Bindebänder fehlen. 8vo.. Seltene, noch frühe Ausgabe des erstmals 1610 erschienenen und zuletzt 1666 aufgelegten Handbuchs. - Der thüringische Komponist, Musiktheoretiker und Astronom Sethus Calvisius (Seth Kallwitz, 1556-1617), Sohn eines Tagelöhners, genoß in Magdeburg eine humanistische Schulbildung und wurde 1582 Kantor der Fürstenschule Pforta, wo er 12 Jahr lang wirkte und "den besonderen musikalischen Ruf dieser Anstalt begründet[e]" (MGG 2, 675). "Er hielt viel auf die Astrologie, und wolte durch den Calculum astronomicum gefunden haben, daß ihm Anno 1602 an einem gewissen Tage ein groß Unglück begegenen würde. Ob er sich nun gleich an solchem Tage ungemein in acht nahm, so soll ihm doch ein Zufall begegenet seyn, dadurch er ein hinckend Bein bekommen" (Jöcher). Die "schwere Knieverletzung, als deren Folge er zeitlebens 'claudicans' blieb, [fesselte] ihn über ein Jahr ans Bett" (MGG), schuf ihm aber auch die Muße für schriftstellerische Arbeiten. Sein vorliegendes Spätwerk ist ein nach Sachgruppen geordnetes deutsch-lateinisches Synonymenlexikon in der Art eines Dornseiff, Roget oder Textor'schen Thesaurus. Unter den lateinischen Sachgruppen finden sich deutsche Lemmata (Wörter und Ausdrücke), denen die lateinischen Entsprechungen, oft auch ganze Wendungen und loci communes umfassend, beigestellt sind. - Papierbedingt teils etwas gebräunt; vereinzelt minimal wasserrandig; einige kl. Randläsuren zu Beginn. Die Deckel etwas wellig; zeitgenöss. hs. Besitzvermerk am Titel. Seit 1950 kein Exemplar irgendeiner Ausgabe auf dt. Auktionen nachgewiesen. - Jöcher I, 1583. Diese Ausgabe nicht im VD 17.

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