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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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        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.

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        'Macedonia Epirvs et Achaia. - Per Gerardum Mercatorem Cum Priuilegio.':.

      . Altkolorierter Kupferstich n. Gerard Mercator aus Atlas Sive Cosmographicae ... b. Henricus Hondius in Amsterdam, 1623, 36 x 43,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. I, 7820:1A.1 - 1. Zustand! - Zeigt die mazedonische Republik Makedonien, die griechische Provinz Makedonien, das nördliche Griechenland mit Korfu und Albanien. - Unten links Titelkartusche.

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        Argenis.

      Frankfurt am Main, Daniel & David Aubry & Clemens Schleich, 1623.. 665, (1) SS. Mit Holzschnittdruckermarke am Titel. Pergamentband um 1700 mit hs. Rückenschildchen in rot und schwarz und dreifachen blindgepr. Deckelfileten. 8vo.. Zweite in Deutschland erschienene Ausgabe des berühmten Romans des katholischen englischen Satirikers John Barclay (1582-1621). Zuvor 1622 in Straßburg gedruckt. "The Argenis is a political romance; actual figures of Barclay's time play a role in it, such as Queen Elizabeth (Hyanisbe)" (Faber du F. I, 62). Das Werk entfaltete seine außerordentliche Wirkung seit seinem ersten Erscheinen in Barclays Todesjahr (in Paris) bis weit ins 18. Jahrhundert. "Richelieu kannte das Werk, und es scheint, daß er sich in Einzelzügen seiner Politik davon leiten ließ, Crashaw übersetzte Verse daraus, Leibniz soll den Roman auf dem Sterbebett noch gelesen haben, Rousseau schätzte, Cowper und Coleridge priesen die Argenis" (KLL IV, 1155). - Titel gelockert und mit hs. Besitzvermerk "Ex Libris Antonii Biderman[ni] Ao. 1631" (bei der Neubindung Ende des 17. Jhs. minimal angeschnitten); von derselben Hand zahlr. zeitgenöss. Anstrichungen und Marginalien. Später in der Bibliothek der Wiener Kapuziner (hs. Besitzvermerk um 1700 am 1. Widmungsblatt). Vordergelenk angeplatzt. Durchgehend leicht gebräunt, sonst gutes, sauberes Exemplar dieser frühen Ausgabe. - VD 17, 23:331104P. Vgl. Graesse I, 291.

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        Chronicon originis et fundationis monasterii Scheirn. Ante annos CCCC conscriptum nunc vero additionibus et notis auctum luci publicae datum a P.F. Stephano (Reitberger).

      (Ingolstadt, Haenlin), 1623.. 27,5 x 18 cm. 5 Bl. (ohne das letzte weiße), 296 S. Mit gestoch. Titel von Lucas Kilian und 2 gefalt. Kupfertafeln. Pp. d. Zt.. Lentner 10385; Pfister I, 4359; Potthast 345: "Nicht unwichtig für die Urgeschichte des Hauses der Wittelsbacher". - Seltene erste Ausgabe. - Enthält die von Abt Stephanus Reitperger erstmals separat herausgegebene Chronik des Klosters Scheyern aus dem 13. Jahrhundert sowie (ab S. 250) die "Annales Schyrenses" des Johannes Aventinus (1477-1534), die dieser 1517 verfaßt hat. - Der schöne Kupfertitel zeigt die Porträts Ottos von Wittelsbach, Kaiser Ludwigs IV. und Kurfürst Maximilians von Bayern. Die Falttafeln mit der Kreuzesreliquie, die seit 1180 in Scheyern verehrt wird, sowie ihrer Monstranz. - Lentner spricht von mehreren Kupfern, Pfister hingegen erwähnt keine. - Einband etwas lädiert, Rücken alt erneuert. Titel mit kleinem, eine Tafel mit großem hinterlegten Einriß, wenige Seiten leicht wasserrandig. - Aus dem Kloster Herrenchiemsee (Titel mit Besitz- und Schenkungsvermerk).

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        'Carte Dv Pays Et Diocese De Reims. - Dessigne Par Iean Iubrian Chaalonnois 1623':.

      . Kupferstich v. Jean Jubrien (Chaalons en Champagne), 1623, 66,5 x 83,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. E - J., S. 459. - Sehr seltener Kupferstich von Jean Jubrien Chalonnois von 4 Platten gedruckt. - Diese Karte diente als Vorlage für die Blaeu-, de Fer und Mariette-Karten. - Die Karte zeigt die Diözese Reims in dem Gebiet zwischen Luxembourg im Osten, Vitry-le-Francois im Süden, Chateau-Thierry im Westen und Laon im Norden. - Oben rechts Kartusche mit Dedikation von Jean Jubrien. - Unten rechts Maßstabkartusche und Verlegeradresse. - Die Karte mit Titelkopfleiste. - Selten!

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        In res sancti Hieronymi gestas commentarii ceu ad singulare operum examen, ceu ad analecticam controversiarum solutionem.

      Como, Giovanni Angelo Turato, 1623.. Folio, circa 34 x 23,5 cm. Engraved title by Cesare Bassano, 9 ff., 367 pp., 10 ff. Contemporary full vellum. Rare Como edition of the life of Saint Jerome ( Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus), written by the monk Pio de Rossi (1581-1667) from Piacenza. Elegant imprint in folio with woodcut ornaments and a nice engraved title. - Titel with small old inscriptions, minor browning, little spotting, binding rubbed, altogether nice.

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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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        'Candia cum Insulis aliquot circa Graeciam - Per Gerardum Mercatorem Cum Privilegio':.

      . Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Gerard Mercator aus Atlas Sive Cosmographicae ... b. Henricus Hondius in Amsterdam, 1623, 34 x 48 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Zacharakis, A Catalogue of printed Maps of Greece 1477-1800, 2209/1450; van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. I., 7900:1A.1. - 1. Zustand noch ohne Segelschiffe und mit großer Meilenzeigerkartusche! - Zeigt die griechische Insel Kreta; darüber Titelkartusche flankiert von 6 Insetkarten der Inseln Korfu, Zakynthos, Milos, Naxos, Santorini u. Karpathos. - Unten rechts Kartusche mit Meilenzeiger mit Rollwerk.

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        Ephemerides ad longitudinem almae urbis Romae. Ab anno MDCXXI usque ad MDCXL ex Prutenicis tabulis concinne supputatae. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      Venedig, Sarzina, 1623.. (22 x 16,5 cm). (8) 240 S., Sp. 241-256, S. 257-279; 282 nn. Bll. (inkl. 2 Bll. Index). Mit einigen Textholzschnitten. Flexibler Pergamentband der Zeit.. Zweite Ausgabe, erstmals 1621 in Rom veröffentlicht. - Argoli (1570-1657), Professor der Mathematik in Padua und angeblich Wallensteins astrologischer Lehrer, stellte ein Gegensystem zum Copernikanischen Weltsystem auf, in welchem die unteren Planeten nach ägyptischer Lehre Trabanten der Sonne waren. - Für das Jahr 1629 durchgängig mit zeitgenössischen Einträgen. Titel mit handschriftlichem Besitzvermerk. Einband leicht fleckig. Vorsätze erneuert. Ohne die Schließbänder. Insgesamt wohlerhalten. - DSB 1, 244; Houzeau-Lancaster 15067 Second edition, first published in 1621. - "Argoli's extensive astronomical ephemerides... which were based on the observations of Tycho Brahe, gave a permanence to his reputation that his other writings would scarcely have achieved" (DSB). - Old annotations for the year 1629 and to title. Contemporary limp vellum, lightly stained. New endpapers. Lacking ties, else very good

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        Regensburg / Bayern Regenspurg

      1623 ff. Motivmass: 7,1x14,1 Blattmass: 14,0x18,4 Kupferstich aus: Daniel Meissners 'Politisches Schatzkästlein' Schwarzweiß.

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        Francisci Baronis de Verulamio, Vice-comitis Sancti Albani, Historia Vitae & Mortis. Sive, Titulus Secundus in Historia Naturali & Experimentali ad condendam Philosophiam: Quae est Instaurationis Magnae pars tertia.

      Londoni (London), In Officina Io. Haviland, impensis Matthaei Lownes 1623. 454 S. Kl.8°, Pergamenteinband der Zeit, geschriebener Rückentitel - Einband nur leicht fleckig und etwas knittrig, Leder-Riemchen, die das Buch vorne verschlossen, fehlen; kurze Bleistift-Eintagung eines Vorbesitzers, der dieses Buch 1887 in Berlin erwarb, Radierspuren (Namen ?) auf dem Titelblatt, Schmutzblätter etwas lädiert (eingerissen, knittrig), innen nur sehr vereinzelt - schwach - stock-/braunfleckig; insgesamt noch gut und sauber erhalten..

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        RIME DI MICHELAGNOLO BVONARROTI. Raccolte da Michelagnolo suo Nipote.

      In Firenze, Appresso i Giunti. 1623.. 22x16 cm. 6 n.n. Bl., 88 S. Mit einer Holzschnittvignette auf dem Titel, einer grossen Holzschnitt-Initiale und verschiedenen Holzschnitt-Bordüren. Interimspappband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel.. Brunet I, 1394. - Erste Ausgabe. - Michelangelo verfasste zwischen 1530 und 1550 in Rom rund 300 literarische Texte, von denen er 89 im Jahre 1545/45 mit der Unterstützung seiner Freunde Luigi del Riccio und Donato Giannotti eine Veröffentlichung plante. Aus unbekannten Gründen blieb der Druck des in Reinschrift vorhandenen Manuskriptes aus. Obwohl sich Michelangelo selbst in erster Linie als Bildhauer und Maler verstand und seine Gedichte nur nebenbei verfasste, dürfen diese als einer der Höhepunkte der italienischen Lyrik des Cinquecento gelten (KNLL). - Die Veröffentlichung übernahm dann der Urenkel des Künstlers, gleichen Namens, der die meisten Texte stark überarbeitete und veränderte. Obwohl Michelangelo als Künstler Weltruhm genoss, fanden seine Gedichte wenig Beachtung. Erst nach der ersten Gesamtausgabe 1863 und den späteren kritischen Editionen wurde das literarische Werk, zum Teil kontrovers beachtet. In deutscher Sprache wurden die Gedichte durch die posthum herausgegebenen Übersetzung von Rilke bekannt. - Exemplar mit der überklebten Korrektur auf Seite 28, Zeile 6. Papier stellenweise fleckig. 2 Seiten mit Farbspuren. Seite 81 - 88 stärker fleckig und mit Wasserrand. Das Blatt 87/88 mit alt hinterlegtem Papierfehler am oberen Rand, und handschriftlicher Ergänzung des Autorennamens sowie der Seitenzahl. Am oberen Rand durchgehend etwas kanpp beschnitten.

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        Teatro D' Imprese. Parte Seconda.

      Venetia, Giacomo Sarzina, 1623.. 2. (von 2) Bänden. 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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        Vereinigung der Galenischen und Paracelsischen Artzney-Kunst [...].

      Basel, Ludwig König, 1623.. (16), 309 (recte: 307), (1) SS. Mit Holzschnittvignette am rot und schwarz gedruckten Titel, 8 Textholzschnitten (teils ganzseitig) und mehreren Kalendertabellen. (Beigebunden) 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 (recte: 153), (3) SS. Mit Holzschnittvignette am rot und schwarz gedruckten Titel. Pergamentband der Zeit auf drei durchzogenen Bünden. Reste von Bindebändern. Verblaßter dreiseitiger Farbschnitt. 4to.. Sammelband mit zwei seltenen medizinischen Frühdrucken. I: Einzige deutsche Ausgabe von Dariots "Trois discours de la preparation des medicamens" ("De praeparatione medicamentorum", Lyon 1582). Der Mediziner Claude Dariot (1533-94), 1553 in Montpellier immatrikuliert, wirkte als Stadtphysikus von Beaune und floh 1572 als Hugenotte nach Genf. Er suchte die Galenische und Paracelsische Schule des Heilverfahrens miteinander zu versöhnen: "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). Die Holzschnittillustrationen zeigen Öfen, Gefäße, Destillierkolben etc. Durchgehend gebräunt und braunfleckig; vor allem zu Beginn auch tintenfleckig und wasserrandig mit einigen Marginalien; einige kl. Papierdefekte (vereinzelt geringer Buchstabenverlust). - II: Einzige Ausgabe von Grasecks letztem bekannten Werk. Der Straßburger Arzt Georg Graseck (Graseccius) ist für die Wirkungszeit 1591-1615 nachgewiesen; am Titel bezeichnet er sich als "Fürstlich Württembergischer ordinierter Physicus". Das Werk untersucht, "was eygentlich [deß Menschen Leben] seye: welcher Gestalt und an welchem Ort des Leibs, solches gigniret, foviret, und gefunden wirdt: auch wannenhero die fürnemste, sorgsamste und gefährlichste Kranckheiten in dem Leib ihren Ursprung gewinnen". "Die Schrift ist wegen der ausführlichen Erörterung des Sitzes der Seele und der Lebenskraft für die Geschichte der Biologie und Physiologie interessant" (Taeuber & Weil, München, Kat. 34, Nr. 69 II). Der Titelholzschnitt (von Kembach noch in anderen Varianten als Signet verwendet) ist eine freie Wiedergabe des Speyerer Doms. Etwas gebräunt und wasserrandig. Einband stärker fleckig; Vorderdeckel gering aufgeworfen. Beide Werke seit 1950 nur in einem einzigen Exemplar auf Auktionen nachweisbar: Dariot 1951 bei Hartmann, St. Gallen, zugeschlagen (Kat. Nr. 1); ein einbandloses Exemplar von Graseccius wurde 1983 bei Hartung & Karl versteigert (41, 577). - I: VD 17, 23:291439E. Brüning 1385. - II: VD 17, 23:291475A. Beide nicht bei Wellcome oder Krivatsy.

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        Opus Morale in Praecepta Decalogi & Pars Altera

      Cardon, Lyon, 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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        Lexicon syriacum ex inductione omnium exemplorum Novi Testamenti syriaci adornatum

      Cothenis Anhaltinorum: Officina Cortheniana. 1623. "First and apparently only edition, small 4to, pp. [8], 725-[726]; full contemporary vellum contemporary manuscript ink title; small abrasion along top upper cover edge, else near fine. Early 18th century library manuscript name (illegible) and 19th century ownership signature on title page. 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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