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        L'usage des éphémérides avec la méthode de dresser et corriger tout sorte de figures coelestes, et juger par le moyen d'icelles des diverses constitutions des temps et saisons de l'année, et de toutes les autres choses qui en dépendent [ ]. [- tome second contenant la quatre et cinquiesme partie des nativitez en général et particulier].

      Jean Moreau,, Paris, 1624 - [82- 2 bl.]-239-[1 bl.], 502, [8]-503/2010 pp., 6 tables dépliants dont un grand, illustré de thèmes et fig. dont celui de l'auteur (qqs. +/- brunis, petit manque angulaire à un f. sans atteinte au texte, rares notes anciennes à la plume, rares petites déchirures ou petits défauts, bon état intérieur dans l'ensemble). ÉDITION ORIGINALE DE TOUTE RARETÉ DE CE MANUEL D'ASTROLOGIE COMPLET EN DEUX TOMES, par Antoine de Villon (1589 - c. 1647), professeur en philosophie à l'Université de Paris et grand défenseur (parfois tumultueux) de l'astrologie et de certains principes philosophiques dont notamment l'hylémorphisme aristotélicien et la doctrine paracelsienne des trois principes en vogue dans les cercles savants e la capitale à cette époque. # Caillet iii-11203 : " Ouvrage curieux [ ]. Il est rare de trouver l'ouvrage comple Rel. de l'ép. : plein vélin à rabats, dos lisse titré à la plume (rel. +/- défr., petite déchirure en tête du dos, tranchefile de tête part. manquante, reliure solide néanmoins, résidus d'ex-libris au contreplat sup.). PROVENANCE : EXEMPLAIRE DU CÉLÈBRE ASTROLOGUE JULEVNO (JULES EVENO), avec son cachet ex-libris sur la garde sup.). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia.

      Handsome folio printing of the Arcadia, opening with a strongly impressed copper-engraved portrait of Sidney done after Elstrack, and accompanied by a "Life and Death; a brief Table of the principal Heads, and some other new Additions." Along with the title work, this stated 13th edition contains Sidney's sonnets, "The defence of poesie," "Astrophel and Stella," "Her Most Excellent Majestie walking in Wanstead Garden," "A supplement [not by Sidney] to the third book of Arcadia," and "A remedie for love." Richard Bellings's sixth book of the Arcadia, originally published separately in 1624, here appears with a separate title-page, also dated 1674; the pagination and register are continuous. Provenance: "Judith Tichborn her book given me by my most renowned and beloved knight Stephen de la Stanly 1713."

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        [in Greek, transliterated as] He Kaine Diatheke [then in roman] Novum testamentum Ex regiis aliisque optimis editionibus cum cura expressum

      

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        Dell'antica Siracusa illustrata libri due. Nel primo si discorre de' luoghi della città, nell'altro de gli huomini celebri di essa

      Pietro Brea 1624 Edizione originale, assai rara. In 4°, p. 366, c.nn. 5. Bella antiporta incisa, in cui si vede Aretusa che mostra la città a volo d'uccello, dove appaiono il Duomo e la Torre Normanna, crollata nel 1693, della quale questa è una delle pochissime immagini conservate. Opera fondamentale per la storia di Siracusa. Ottimo esemplare. Legatura coeva in pergamena morbida con titoli calligrafici al dorso. (Lozzi, II, 5177; Mira, I, 115; Dura, 1814).

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        LA ROYALLE CHYMIE and TRAICTE DES SIGNATURES.

      Lyon, Pierre Drobet, 1624.FIRST FRENCH EDITION 1624, translated from Latin by J. Marcel de Boulene, small 8vo, approximately 165 x 100 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, engraved title page with vignettes of chemical apparatus and 4 small portraits of Hermes Trismegistus, Paracelsus, Raimon Lull and Geber, with a cabalistic circle at the top, 2 woodcut illustrations in the text, woodcut headpieces and initials, pages: (8), 223 - Preface Admonitoire, (2), 210 - Royalle Chymie, (57) - Table, (4), 119 - Traicte des Signatures, (31) - Table, lacks final blank (Kkk4), bound in antique full calf, raised bands, gilt decoration in compartments and gilt lettering to spine, edges stained red. Binding worn, spine stuck down with a vertical crease due to opening, shelf wear to edges with cardboard showing at corners and on top and bottom edges, slight loss of leather at head of spine, amateur repair to tail of spine, upper hinge starting to crack at head and tail, lower hinge starting at head, small crack also in top compartment, engraved title page trimmed losing all margins except the lower, tiny grazed patch to edge of 1 portrait due to adhesion, margins slightly trimmed, sometimes affecting running title with loss, just shaving a few side notes mostly without loss of legibility, light ink stroke in 3 margins, occasional small light stains and light soiling mostly in the Chymie section, all easily legible, tiny hole in 1 text page with loss of 1 letter, tiny dark spot to a few lower margins, a few pages lightly age - browned, small worm track in lower margin of Preface from page 111 - 123, 2 small tracks in fore - edge margin of Chymie from page 149 - 177, all neatly repaired, affecting 1 side note, still easily legible, a little ink scribble in the margin of 1 page of the final Table, final page dusty otherwise a good copy. Oswald Croll [c. 1560 - 1609] was a professor of medicine and alchemy at the University of Marburg in Hesse, Germany. A strong proponent of alchemy and of using chemistry in medicine, he attempted to influence thinkers of his day towards viewing chemistry and alchemy as two separate fields. He published one volume in 1609, the year of his death, containing two books "Basilica Chymica" (La Royalle Chymie) and "De signatura rerum" (Traicte des Signatures) plus a long preface in which he expounds the ideas of Paracelsus to whom he was devoted. The Royalle Chymie is a comprehensive summary of his researches, methods of preparation, and studies into chemical medicine or iatrochemistry. He pushes for the understanding and recognition of chemical compounds and the medicinal value of herbs and other processes first advanced by Paracelsus. It also discussed matters such as compound remedies, chemical organisation and acted as an introduction to chemistry in later years. The Traicte des Signatures covered the relation of alchemy and chemistry to other fields of science, especially botany, suggesting the use of the doctrine of signatures to determine the medical property of plants. Wellcome library, No. 1678; Duveen, Bibliotheca Alchemica et Chemica, page 151 listing only the edition of 1633; Krivatsy, 17th Century Books in the National Library of Medicine, page 290, listing only the 1627 edition; Ferguson, Bibliotheca Chemica, Volume I, page 185 listing only Latin editions; Manuel Bibliographique des Sciences Psychiques ou Occultes by Caillet, page 404, No 2704. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Thraciae Veteris Typus. Ex conatibus Geographicis Abrah. Ortelii.

      Balthasar Moretus, Antwerp 1624 - Original copper engraving, published 1624 in the famous historical Atlas "Parergon" (Latin text-edition) by Abraham Ortelius. Finely hand-colored in wash and outline. A very good example in excellent condition.

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        LA ROYALLE CHYMIE and TRAICTE DES SIGNATURES.

      FIRST FRENCH EDITION 1624, translated from Latin by J. Marcel de Boulene, small 8vo, approximately 165 x 100 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, engraved title page with vignettes of chemical apparatus and 4 small portraits of Hermes Trismegistus, Paracelsus, Raimon Lull and Geber, with a cabalistic circle at the top, 2 woodcut illustrations in the text, woodcut headpieces and initials, pages: (8), 223 - Preface Admonitoire, (2), 210 - Royalle Chymie, (57) - Table, (4), 119 - Traicte des Signatures, (31) - Table, lacks final blank (Kkk4), bound in antique full calf, raised bands, gilt decoration in compartments and gilt lettering to spine, edges stained red.  Binding worn, spine stuck down with a vertical crease due to opening, shelf wear to edges with cardboard showing at corners and on top and bottom edges, slight loss of leather at head of spine, amateur repair to tail of spine, upper hinge starting to crack at head and tail, lower hinge starting at head, small crack also in top compartment, engraved title page trimmed losing all margins except the lower, tiny grazed patch to edge of 1 portrait due to adhesion, margins slightly trimmed, sometimes affecting running title with loss, just shaving a few side notes mostly without loss of legibility, light ink stroke in 3 margins, occasional small light stains and light soiling mostly in the Chymie section, all easily legible, tiny hole in 1 text page with loss of 1 letter, tiny dark spot to a few lower margins, a few pages lightly age-browned, small worm track in lower margin of Preface from page 111-123, 2 small tracks in fore-edge margin of Chymie from page 149-177, all neatly repaired, affecting 1 side note, still easily legible, a little ink scribble in the margin of 1 page of the final Table, final page dusty otherwise a good copy.   Oswald Croll [c. 1560 - 1609] was a professor of medicine and alchemy at the University of Marburg in Hesse, Germany.    A strong proponent of alchemy and of using chemistry in medicine, he attempted to influence thinkers of his day towards viewing chemistry and alchemy as two separate fields.  He published one volume in 1609, the year of his death, containing two books "Basilica Chymica" (La Royalle Chymie) and "De signatura rerum" (Traicte des Signatures) plus a long preface in which he expounds the ideas of Paracelsus to whom he was devoted.  The Royalle Chymie is a comprehensive summary of his researches, methods of preparation, and studies into chemical medicine or iatrochemistry.  He pushes for the understanding and recognition of chemical compounds and the medicinal value of herbs and other processes first advanced by Paracelsus.  It also discussed matters such as compound remedies, chemical organisation and acted as an introduction to chemistry in later years. The Traicte des Signatures covered the relation of alchemy and chemistry to other fields of science, especially botany, suggesting the use of the doctrine of signatures to determine the medical property of plants.  Wellcome library, No. 1678; Duveen, Bibliotheca Alchemica et Chemica, page 151 listing only the edition of 1633; Krivatsy, 17th Century Books in the National Library of Medicine, page 290, listing only the 1627 edition; Ferguson, Bibliotheca Chemica, Volume I, page 185 listing only Latin editions; Manuel Bibliographique des Sciences Psychiques ou Occultes by Caillet, page 404, No 2704. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Germanicarum rerum scriptores aliquot insignes, hactenus incogniti [.]. Nunc primum editus. Ex bibliotheca Marquardi Freheri, consiliarii Palatini [.]. 3 in einem Band.

      Frankfurt a. M., Andreas Wechel Erben für Aubry, Schleich u. de Marne (Erben), 1624, 1602 u. 1611. - Bd. 1 in zweiter, Bde. 2 u. 3 in erster Auflage. - Freher hat entscheidend zur Erschließung der Literatur des Mittelalters beigetragen und hat als „Quelleneditor, besonders durch seine ‚Germanicarum rerum scriptores‘ mit ihrem einleitenden Verzeichnis der mittelalterlichen Geschichtsschreiber, bis ins 18. und 19. Jahrhundert nachgewirkt" (NDB V, 392). - Einband berieben, bestoßen u. fleckig. Deckeln geworfen (verzogen). Vorderdeckel m. Nummernschild u. zwei Bezugsfehlstellen (davon eine alt überklebt). Exlibris auf den Innendeckeln. Etw. gebräunt, sonst innen ordentliches Exemplar. - VD17 14:019251A; Dahlmann/W. 992; Graesse II, 638. la Gewicht in Gramm: 5000 Fol. Mit 5 Holzschn.-Druckermarken u. zahlr. Holzschn.-Initialen u. -Vignetten. 10 Bll., 466 S., 11 Bll., 34 S., 1 Bl.; 16 Bll., 442 S., 9 Bll. (das erste u. letzte weiß); 10 Bll., 527 (1) S., Pgmt. d. Zt. m. durchzogenen Bünden, goldgepr. Rückenschild u. dreiseitigem Farbschnitt. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        [in Greek, transliterated as] He Kaine Diatheke. [then in roman] Novum testamentum. Ex regiis aliisque optimis editionibus cum cura expressum.

      Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden]: Ex officina Elzeviriana 12mo (10.5 cm, 4.125"). [6] ff., 510 pp. (of 863, lacking second part).. 1624 First Elzevir edition, and editio recepta of Beza's text, agreeing mostly with his octavo edition of 1565. "Besides being beautifully printed and extremely scarce, [this edition] 'deserves particularly to be noticed, because the text of the Greek Testament . . . acquired in this a consistency'" (Dibdin). Greek New Testaments were a staple of the renowned Elzevir family of printers, and this is => the first in that important line of texts; six more genuine Elzevir Greek Testaments were printed between 1633 and 1678. The text of this teeny tome is => entirely in Greek, except for Latin chapter headings in the table of contents, with one woodcut initial at the beginning and verse numbers in the inner margin of each page. Three variations of the title-page exist: two in combinations of red and black, and one in all black, as here, featuring the printer's woodcut device of a man picking grapes from a vine on a tree and the motto "Non solus." This copy offers the complete text for Matthew–Acts, but lacks Romans–Revelations, which is sometimes found bound separately. Recent dark green morocco tooled in the Cambridge style, edges speckled red. Lacking a blank leaf and second part of text with its part-title, as above, pp. 515–863; trimmed close grazing many headlines. Dust-soiling and small stains on title-page; fore-edges through p. 23 with small ink stain on a few leaves causing small embrittlement and chipping of edge of margin not affecting text; an insignificant natural hole in text of one leaf with a larger internal hole from a natural paper flaw in another leaf diminishing on next two, affecting portions of three to five lines. Very small bit of paper torn away at edge of another leaf affecting a few letters of text only; minute wormhole at outer edge of 30 leaves, barely visible. Important and => pocket portable!

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        De bello Cyprio libri quinque.

      apud Alexandrum Zanettum,, Romae, 1624 - Cm. 26, pp. (8) 330 (30). Frontespizio figurato (inciso da Claude Mellan e disegnato da Antonio Circignani) e capolettera istoriati. Legatura strettamente coeva in pergamena floscia con titoli ms. al dorso. Esemplare con bruniture sparse ma genuino ed assai marginoso, complessivamente ben conservato. Edizione originale, molto rara di quest'opera pubblicata postuma dal nipote Carlo, lodata per l'eleganza dello stile e scritta in occasione della perdita veneziana dell'isola di Cipro. Il Graziani, di Sansepolcro (1537-1611) fu religioso ed influente politico cinquecentesco. Cfr. Blackmer Collection 726; Olschki cita un'esemplare in-12 senza dati tipografici. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Refranes o proverbios castellanos traduzidos en lengua Francesa. Proverbes espagnols traduicts en françois.

      Paris: Pierre Billaine 8vo (17.4 cm, 6.9"). [8], 296 pp.. 1624 Quintessential Spanish folklore and wit, translated for French readers: Each of these alphabetically organized proverbs is given in the original Spanish printed in roman type, followed by the French in italics. At the back of the volume is a section of => rhymed proverbs taken from Alonso Guajardo Fajardo's Proverbios morales (with non-rhyming French). This is the third edition, corrected and expanded, following the first of 1605. The compiler was a French polyglot, grammarian, and translator to King Louis XIII; he holds the distinction of having been the first person to render Don Quixote in French. Contemporary vellum, spine with hand-inked title; vellum dust-soiled and moderately cockled, ties lacking. Front pastedown with early cataloguing slip affixed, back pastedown with small inked annotation in French, dated 1778. Faint to moderate waterstaining throughout; scattered small areas of worming, mostly in outer margins but touching a few letters barely. Occasional small pencilled marks of emphasis. A solid and very readable copy.

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        Institutiones linguae Arabicae. Ex diversis Arabum monumentis collectae, & ad quammaximam fieri potuit brevitatem, atque oridinem revocatae.

      Rome, Stefano Paulini, 1624. - 8vo. (16), 256 pp. Contemp. limp vellum. Traces of ties. Rare, early introduction to and grammar the Arabic language: a compilation based on Arab sources by the Syrian Jesuit Metoscita. "The work again contains laudatory poems in four languages by Donatus. It is dedicated by the publisher Paulinus to Cardinal Francesco Barberini, who as Curator of the Sacra Congregatio had ordered its publication. Paulinus had already recently published two other Arabic grammars in Rome, a large one by Martelotti (1620) and a small one by Scialac (1622). The author, Petrus Al-Matusi, was one of the first pupils of the Maronite College in Rome [.] On p. 227 of the grammar we find one of the first examples of a classical Arabic poem quoted and translated [.] The work is excellently printed with the 16pt Arabic types of Savary de Brèves. At the end a grammatical analysis of Psalm 34 is given following the example of Bellarmino's Hebrew grammar" (Smitskamp). "After the demise of the Medici Oriental Press, Arabic printing in Rome was revived by the French scholar-diplomat François Savary de Brèves, who commissioned the design and production of an Arabic fount of an outstanding elegance and beauty. Much has been written on this type-face, which was evidently based directly on Arab or Turkish specimens of calligraphy acquired by Savary while serving in the Ottoman Empire: the punch-cutting, however, was probably executed in Rome [.] This celebrated type-face, which later passed to the Imprimerie Royale, was the mainstay of Arabic typography in France until the late 19th century [.] It likewise influenced the Arabic founts of the Press od the Sacra Congregatio de Propaganda Fide, which had a monopoly of Arabic printing in Rome from 1622 onwards, and at first employed Paulin, the former associate of both Raimondi and Savary de Brèves" (Roper, p. 144-146). - Slight browning and brownstaining throughout due to paper; 18th or early 19th century marginalia and notes on flyleaves; ownership "J. Venturi" to title page. Fück 77. Schnurrer 59. Smitskamp, PO 190. De Backer/Sommervogel V, 1028. Bibliothèque de Silvestre de Sacy II, 2772 (lacking 1 leaf). Not in Vater/Jülg. Cf. G. Roper, Early Arabic Printing in Europe, in: Middle Eastern Languages and the Print Revolution. A Cross-Cultural Encounter (Westhofen 2002), pp. 129-150.

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        1- LEUSDEN (Johannes). Compendium Biblicum Continens, Ex 23202 versiculis Totius Veteris Testamenti, Tantum versiculos 2289 (.) in quibus omnes universi Veteris T. voces (.). Ultrajecti [I.e.Utrecht], Ex Officina Guilielmi à Walcheren, 1674. (12), 179, (3) p. 2- HULSIUS (Antonius). Antonii Hulsii [Behinat ha-zâkâr] seu Compendium lexici Hebraici Compendio Biblico Leusdano subjunctum. Continens sub 1900 radicibus Hebræis voces Latinas 3268 quibus constat universus Veteris Test: Textus (.). Idem, 1674. 60 p. (EXEMPLAIRE DE SILVESTRE DE SACY)

      - 2 ouvrages reliés en un volume petit in-12, plein vélin rigide de l’époque, dos à 5 nerfs, tranches rouges (texte hébreu, traduction latine en regard). Edition originale bilingue avec le texte en hébreu et la traduction latine en regard. Théologien calviniste hollandais, né à Utrecht, devenu professeur dans cette ville, Johannes Leusden (1624-1699) est l’un des principaux orientaliste, philologue et hébraïsant de son siècle. Il vécut au sein de la communauté juive d’Amsterdam pour se familiariser avec la langue et la culture hébraïques et collabora, avec le rabbin Joseph Athias, à la traduction d’une nouvelle édition de la Bible. Contemporain et proche de J. Leusden, Antonius Hulsius (or Anton Hüls) conçut son 'Compendium Lexici Hebraici' (ici en troisième édition) comme la synthèse et le complément à l’ouvrage de Leusden. Provenance: Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy, avec sa signature autographe à la date de 1775 et son ex-libris gravé armorié, à la date de 1781. Remarquable provenance pour ce livre: le linguiste, philologue et un orientaliste Silvestre de Sacy (1758-1838), regardé comme "l’un des plus grands philologues du XIXe siècle". (Bibliothèque de M. le baron Silvestre de Sacy, Paris, 1846, II, n°2629). Bel exemplaire, bien relié à l’époque. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Gustavus Selenus Cryptomenytices et CryptographiA| Libri IX

      [Luneburg], [Johann and Heinrich Stern], 1624. Folio, [36], 493, [1]pp., folding letterpress table, illustration: engraved illustrated border on title-page, woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces, woodcut diagrams, 3 engraved illustrations, woodcut printer's device on final verso half-title, title within fine engraved historiated border, folding letter-press table, 3 engraved illustrations, woodcut diagrams, musical notation, initials, head- and tail-pieces and printer's device at end, holes in upper margin of half-title repaired, N3 upper corner repaired with loss of page number, stain to lower margin of 2R3 to end, just within text / image on 2S6, short tear within stain to 2S4-6, occasional spotting, lightly browned. Contemporary calf, rebacked, bookplate of Nicholas Wall Q.C. First edition of this rare text on codes and secret writing. Printed the year after the First Folio the engraved title is of particular interest. It purports to attribute the authorship of Shakespeare's plays to Sir Francis Bacon. One panel supposedly depicts Bacon handing a text to Shakespeare (a man holding a spear), while another supposedly depicts Augustus holding the Cap of Maintenance over the head of Bacon, who is writing on a folio-sized piece of paper. “OUVRAGE FORT RARE, DE LA PLUS GRANDE IMPORTANCE (Bibliotheca Esoterica). The Cryptomenytices extends Johannes Trithemius' Steganographia and is considered indispensible in the study of encrypted correspondence from the Renaissance to the 19th century. Not only does it cover many aspects of codes and cryptography, but its engraved title page, according to Sir Edwin Dunning-Lawrence, provided the first clue of Bacon's authorship of Shakespeare's plays in the form of pictorial puns, a theory expanded in his pamphlet Bacon is Shakespeare (London: 1914). Bibliotheca Esoterica 163; Brunet V, 270; Caillet 10114.

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        M. Tulli Ciceronis Opera Omnia quae extant, a Dionysio Lambino

      (162 - 2 tomes un 1 volume in-8, [8] , (1624), , 2 tomes un 1 volume in-8, [8] feuillets, 704-720 pages, maroquin havane du XVIIe siècle, plats ornés de petits fers et roulettes dorés formant un double encadrement de dentelle autour d'un motif central rayonnant, dos lisse également orné aux petits fers, Édition genevoise des Œuvres complètes de Cicéron, issue de l'imprimerie réformée de Jacob Stoer (1542-1610), donnant le texte établi par Lambin et publié à Paris en 1565-1566 : Stoer lui-même en avait donné une édition en 1566, soit de nombreuses années avant que ses successeurs n'impriment celle-ci. Texte sur deux colonnes, en caractères minuscules. Au contreplat, ex-libris de Joaquim Gomez de La Cortina, marquis de Morante, bibliophile tragiquement célèbre, qui mourut à la suite d'une chute du haut de l'échelle de sa bibliothèque. L'ouvrage ne figure pas dans son catalogue (Catalogus librorum.), ni au catalogue de sa vente établi par le bibliophile Jacob (1872). Cachet ex-libris sur une garde blanche. La date aux titre a été grattée, suscitant une faiblesse du papier, avec légères lacunes, à ces endroits. La date "1566", inscrite à l'encre sur la demi-garde blanche, est erronée. Exemplaire dans une jolie reliure d'époque, dans le goût des réalisations parisiennes de Macé Ruette (comparable à celle de la bibliothèque Esmerian, II, n° 75). Charnière fragiles, fentes aux mors, petit manque à la coiffe supérieure, coins émoussés. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ordines Sacri Romani Imp: Ab Ottone III Instituti (2 Bll.)

      Antwerpen 1624 - Original copper engraving, published 1624 in a Latin text edition of the famous historical atlas ‘Parergon’ by Abraham Ortelius. Printed from two plates. Hand colored example in two sheets. In excellent condition.

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        A TRVE RELATION OF THE VNIVST, CRVELL, AND BARBAROVS PROCEEDINGS AGAINSFT THE EN

      London 1624, Printed by H. Lownes for N. Newberry. Full calf. raised bands, all edge gilt, marbled end papers, 14 x 18 cm.. woodcut frontis, title page printed in black and red, gold. stamping, mottled calf, beautifully bound,second impression.. SUBTITLE: continued: AND THEN IN ENGLIFH, BY FOME NEATHERLANDER; FALFLY ENTITULED, A TRVE DECLARATION OF THE NEWES THAT CAME OUT OF THE EAST-INDIES, WITH THE PINACLE CALLED THE HARE, WHICH ARRUIED AT TEXEL IN JUNE, 1624. TOGETHER WITH AN ANFWER TO THE FAME PAMPHLET BY THE ENGLIFH EAST-INDIA COMPANIE. * NOTE: Books published during this period used "F" for "S" and "U" for "V" commonly. This was not a printing error ! * Transliteration of title into modern English: A TRUE RELATION OF THE UNJUST, CRUEL, AND BARBAROUS PROCEEDINGS AGAINST THE ENGLISH AT AMBOYNA IN THE EAST-INDIES BY THE NETHERLANDISH GOVERNOUR AND COUNCEL THERE ALSO THE COPY OF A PAMPHLET, SET FORTH FIRST IN DUTCH AND THEN IN ENGLISH, BY SOME NETHERLANDER; FALSLY ENTITLED, A TRUE DECLARATION OF THE NEWS THAT CAME OUT OF THE EAST-INDIES, WIYH THE PINACE CALLED THE HARE, WHICH ARGUED AT TEXEL IN JUNE, 1624...TOGETHER WITH AN ANSWER TO THE SAME PAMPHLET. * CONTENTS: This work contains the following tracts all bound in one volume with individual pagination: 1. A TRVE RELATION OF THE LATE VNIVST, CRVELL..1624 38p. 2. A TRVE DECLARATION OF THE NEWS THAT CAME...1624 20p. 3. THE ANSWER VNTO THE DVTCH PAMPHLET, MADE IN DEFENCE OF THE VNIVST AND BARBAROUS PROCEEDINGS AGAINFT THE ENGLISH AT AMBOYNA IN THE EAFT-INDIES, BY THE HOLLANDERS THERE London MDCXXIV [1624] 34p. * This title is well described in much bibliographic detail including the pamphlets in Cox [see below]. Per Cox on page 268, he states: "The authorship of this Relation has been attributed to Sir Dudley Digges, who had been sent to Holland in 1620 to endeavor to effect a settlement of the points in dispute between the English East India Company & the Dutch." * *** NOTE ABOUT THE [AUTHOR] : "Sir Dudley Digges, English politician, born in 1583; died in 1639. He was the son of Sir Thomas Digges, the celebrated geometer, was ambassador to Russia in 1618, and in 1621 was elected to parliament, where he was active in the impeachment of the Duke of Buckingham. He was at one time imprisoned in the Fleet by Charles I, whom he had offended, but was released on apologizing to the king, and in 1630 was appointed master of the rolls. He was a friend of Henry Hudson, and in 1610 was one of those who fitted out that explorer for his last voyage." Extracted from Virtual American Biographies. * Sir Dudley, a member of the gentry, was the son of Sir Thomas Digges M.P., the celebrated geometer, and Anne St. Leger [1555-1636] of a branch of the Neville family. * Sir Digges was outraged at the Dutch by the Amboyna massacre and therefore made it his business to issue these tracts and set the record straight. In an effort to also support the English East-India Company in Southeast Asia, he authored this work anonymously by placing at the bottom of the title page: "Publifhed by Avuthoritie" an allusion to himself. * Per Cox p. 268, relating to THE MASSACRE AT AMBOYNA: "The massacre of the English on trumped-up charges by the Dutch authorities at Amboyna was typical of the ruthlessness of the Dutch East India Company when it deemed its monopoly of the Archipelago was encroached on. The events called forth many tracts. In Osborne are six such pamphlets. Dryden based a play upon the incident. 1673 DRYDEN, JOHN. AMBOYNA: A Tragedy as it is enacted at the Theatre Royale, London." [End Cox citation] * Quoted from Wikipedia: "The Dutch and English enclaves at Amboyna. 1655 engraving. The Amboyna massacre occurred because of the intense rivalry between the East India companies of England and Holland in the spice trade. The Dutch East India Company (VOC) established a trading post at Amboyna (Ambon Island) in the Molucca Islands in 1609 by driving out the previously established Portuguese factors. The British East India Company established a factory (trading station) nearby at Cambello in 1615. * In 1619 the British and Dutch signed a Treaty of Defense which allowed England to have one-third of the spice trade to two-thirds for the Dutch. However, Dutch officials in the East Indies gave no heed to this peace pact and armed conflict continued. Eventually, the British attacked the Dutch at Batavia and drove them out. * Thereupon, the Dutch at Amboyna suspected that the British were about to attack them and assassinated their governor. The Dutch raided and over came the neighboring British East Indian Company factory in 1623. They tortured the surviving ten British factors, nine Japanese mercenary soldiers (samurai) and one Portuguese with fire and water, eventually using gunpowder charges to blow off their arms and legs. Any who survived the brutal torture were killed. * The suffering of the captives became a national cause in England, and compensation was eventually paid to the descendants of the victims. The strife between the two nations abated completely only after the Dutch leader William of Orange became king of England in 1689. * After the Amboyna Massacre, the British reduced their interest in the East Indies and focused their attention on the continent of Asia, specifically the Indian Sub-Continent. In 1796 and 1810 British forces captured Amboyna, but returned the colony to the Dutch upon cessation of hostilities." [End of citation Wikipedia] * BINDING: Bound in England by "Riviere & Son" per the inside cover. A very lovely mottled calf binding, raised bands, gold decorations and rules, red label, internal gilt rules & inner dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled end papers, * ILLUSTRATIONS: The frontis is a very nice full-page woodcut of the sad and most cruel torture of an English East-India Companie employee or sailor at the hands of two Dutchmen. There is a beautiful engraved armorial logo on the verso of the title paged and some of that is visible from the title page. The title page has a small collector's seal with "B" surrounded by two branches in the lower left corner. With 4 other engraved armorial head-pieces in the text as part of each essay. * CONDITION; This is a lovely copy, the most trivial wear to the corners and spine. There is some evidence of tiny old worm holes in the gutter of the inside of the pages & at the top and bottom areas, a bit of this also continued to the front cover, but again exceptionally minor. There is some bleed through of the armorial logo on the verso of the title page. Also on the verso of the title page and the TO THE READER page are some old Chinese seals which have had paper covering them affixed. We are over critical in our description of defects to a defect ! Its our philosophy to over describing rather than under describe. By and large a very beautiful, solid and clean copy of the book with the most trivial defects. In collector's condition, nicely polished. * For a related work, see John Beaumont: DUTCH ALLIANCES: or, a Plain Proof of their Observance of Treaties....London 1712, or inquire as we may have this title in stock. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: Cited in: * E. Cox: A REFERENCE GUIDE TO THE LITERATURE OF TRAVEL: Vol. I, pp.267-68. * Knuttel 4205a * Landwehr 88, see note * Tiele 2064 * NOT LISTED IN: H. Cordier: BIBLIOTHECA INDOSINCIA * J. 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        Het Nieu Geusen Liet Boeck, waerinne begrepen is den gantschen handel der Nederlanden, beginnende Anno 1564. uyt alle oude Geusen Liet boecken by een versamelt. Verciert met schoone Oude Refereynen ende Liedekens, te voren noyt in eenige Liedt-boecken gedruckt. Ghecorrigeert ende verbetert, ende die Lieden op hun mate ende achter-een volghende Jaren ghestelt.

      Amsterdam, Barent Otsz. 1624 - (1) 93 (1) p. Contemporary Vellum, 8° (The titlepage is reinforced at some places, slightly browned. Beggars' Songbook containing 85 songs followed by the 'Geuse Refereynen' i.e. 'Beggars choruses'. The titlepage is printed in red and black with the well-known title vignet with the text 'Vive le Gues'. Small corrections were made while printing this work, because of this there are small differences within copies of the same edition from 1624.) (1) 93 (1) p. Origineel Perkament, 8° (Titelpagina plaatselijk verstevigd, licht gebruind. Geuzen Liedboek bestaande uit 85 liederen waarachter de 'Geuse Refereynen'. De titelpagina is gedrukt in rood en zwart met het bekende titelvignet met daarop 'Vive le Gues'. Bij het drukken van dit werk zijn er verbeteringen aangebracht in het zetsel, dit resulteert er in dat er kleine verschillen aan te wijzen zijn binnen dezelfde uitgaves van het jaar 1624.) Beeger, G.W. (1870). Het Geusen Liedboek, p. 23-24 / Kuiper, E.T. (1925). Het Geuzenliedboek naar oude drukken. Deel 2, p. 356-357 / Scheurleer, D.F. (1912). Nederlandsche Liedboeken, p. 133

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        The anatomy of melancholy. 2nd (first folio) ed.

      Oxford: John Lichfield & James Short for Henry Cripps, 1624. ?The Greatest Medical Treatise Written by a Layman? Burton, Robert (1577-1640). The anatomy of melancholy, what it is . . . the second edition, corrected and augmented by the author. Folio. [4], 64, [4], 188, [4], 189-332, [2], 333-557 [i.e., 567], [7]pp. Oxford: John Lichfield and James Short for Henry Cripps, 1624. 284 x 180 mm. 19th century mottled calf gilt, rebacked preserving original spine, light edgewear. Minor spotting and staining, a few marginal tears, small ink-stain on one leaf, a few small wormholes in upper margin of last few leaves, but very good. Early owner?s signature (?Edward Parish?) on title. First Folio Edition (second overall) of the book that William Osler called ?the greatest medical treatise written by a layman.? With a keen eye for contradiction and a perverse relish for exposing it, Burton virtually destroyed the dominant humoral psychology by showing its inability to effectively define or cure the mental illness of melancholia, a term that encompasses what we now call clinical depression. Burton, who himself suffered from melancholia, drew upon nearly every science of his day (including psychology, physiology, astronomy, meteorology and even demonology) in his attempts to explicate the disease. The work is a curious blend of psychiatric encyclopedia (the first of its kind, citing nearly 500 medical authors) and literary tour-de-force. It was one of the most popular books of the 17th century, going through five revised editions in Burton?s lifetime. Jordan-Smith, Bibliographia Burtoniana, 2. Printing and the Mind of Man 120 (first ed.). Hunter & Macalpine, pp. 94-98.

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        La Geometria practica di Gio Pomodoro Venetiano Cauata da gl\' elementi d\'Euclide, e d\' altri famosi Autori, Noc l\'espositione di Gio. Scala Matematico. Ridotta in cinquanta Tavole?. Dedicata all\' illustris et eccellentiss Sig. Paolo Savello?, mit gestochenem Titel u. 44 & 7 Bildtafeln im Text, zahlreiche Schlussvignetten im Text, Interimseinband (ohne Deckel u. Rücken).

      Roma: Angelo Ruffineli 1624 Buchblock ohne Deckel, unpg. [57 ff.], 2°, Einband etwas berieben und an den Seitenrändern leicht eingerissen und leicht eselohrig, Seiten stellenweise auch etwas wasserfleckig, Titelblatt am unteren Rand teilweise abgeschnitten, Bleistiftanmerkungen auf dem Vorsatz, sonst unbeschädigt und frisch, sehr selten, sehr guter Zustand.Alte Drucke, Naturwissenschaften, Geometrie

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        ETHIOPIA: JOBI LUDOLFI, HABESSINIA SEU ABASSIA, PRESBYTERI JOHANNIS REGIO ; KARTENMATERIAL ; PERPERAM DICTA AD EXEMPLUM TAB. CHOROGRAPHICÆ P. BALTH. TELLEZII QUANTA FIERI POTUIT DILIGENTIA FORMATA CORRECTIS MULTIS NOMINIBUS MALE SCRIPTIS; PLURIMISQ[UE] LO.

      - Highly decorative originally coloured map shows Ethiopia with its provinces, marked are also cities, monasteries, seats of the church, mouintains etc. Ethiopia is an important center of Chistianity and source of history and theology of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. The land was oftern called Kingdom of John the Presbyter, after an obscure figure of the early Church who is either distinguished from or identified with the Apostle John or John the Divine. The engraving is based on a map by Hiob Ludolf. Ludolf (or Job Leutholf; 15 June 1624 – 8 April 1704) was a German orientalist, and "the most illustrious name in Ethiopic scholarship" (Edward Ullendorff, The Ethiopians: An Introduction to Country and People, second edition (London: Oxford University Press, 1965), p. 9). A note on the bottom of the map mentions the map was copied after Hiob's manuscript by his son Christian Ludolf. Rare first state withouth the name of the publisher. The second state, published by Schenk & Valk is more common on the market.

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        Godfrey of Boulogne: or, The Recoverie of Jerusalem. Done into English Heroicall Verse, by Edward Fairefax Gent. And Now the Second Time Imprinted, and Dedicated to His Highnesse: Together with the Life of the Said Godfrey.

      London: Printed by John Bill. 1624. Second Edition. Hardcover. Second edition after the one from 1600. [24], 392pp. Contemporary full marbled calf, spine with five raised bands and red leather label lettered in gold. Engraved title, head-pieces and initials. With the bookplate of Fletcher Battershall on the front pastedown endpaper. Spine ends and corners well worn, previous owner's name on front and rear pastedowns and front free endpaper, old repairs to hinges and verso of title, old dampstain partially affecting the lower edge, some scattered soiling and foxing to text block. The label on the spine appears recently done. This copy was bound without the portrait. "Cette traduction est la meilleure qu'on ait jamais faite de ce poète dans une langue quelconque." (The best translation ever made of this poet in any language.) Graesse VI.35.; Folio .

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        Eigenhändiger Brief von Karl Popper. Signiert. 15. May 1979.

       29 x 20 cm:Karl Popper zu einem Lexikon der Philosophie: ` Sehr viel interessantes Material. (Ich hatte keine Ahnung daß in Frankreich noch 1624 die Todesstrafe auf der Verbreitung der Atomtheorie stand). ...` Versand D: 4,00 EUR Autographen, Philosophie

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        Het Nieu Geusen Liet Boeck, waerinne begrepen is den gantschen handel der Nederlanden, beginnende Anno 1564. uyt alle oude Geusen Liet boecken by een versamelt. Verciert met schoone Oude Refereynen ende Liedekens, te voren noyt in eenige Liedt-boecken gedruckt. Ghecorrigeert ende verbetert, ende die Lieden op hun mate ende achter-een volghende Jaren ghestelt.

      Amsterdam, Barent Otsz. 1624. (1) 93 (1) p. Origineel Perkament, 8° (titelpagina plaatselijk verstevigd, licht gebruind. Geuzen Liedboek bestaande uit 85 liederen waarachter de 'Geuse Refereynen'. De titelpagina is gedrukt in rood en zwart met het bekende titelvignet met daarop 'Vive le Gues'. Bij het drukken van dit werk zijn er verbeteringen aangebracht in het zetsel, dit resulteert er in dat er kleine verschillen aan te wijzen zijn binnen dezelfde uitgaves van het jaar 1624.) (1) 93 (1) p. Contemporary Vellum, 8° (titlepage is reinforced at some places, slightly browned. Beggars' Songbook containing 85 songs followed by the 'Geuse Refereynen' i.e. 'Beggars choruses'. The titlepage is printed in red and black with the well-known title vignet with the text 'Vive le Gues'. Small corrections were made while printing this work, because of this you can find small differences within copies of the same edition from 1624.) Beeger, G.W. (1870). Het Geusen Liedboek, p. 23-24 / Kuiper, E.T. (1925). Het Geuzenliedboek naar oude drukken. Deel 2, p. 356-357 / Scheurleer, D.F. (1912). Nederlandsche Liedboeken, p. 133.

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        Memoryen ofte Cort Verhael der Gedenck-Weerdichste so kercklicke als werltlicke Gheschiedenissen van Nederland, Vranckrijck, Hooghduytschland, Groot Britannyen, Hispanyen, Italyen, Hungaryn, Bohmen, Savoyen, Seyenburghen ende Turkyn, Van den Iaere 1603. tot in het Iaer 1624. Tweedde Editie grootlicx vermeerdert.

      Arnhem, Jan Jansz. 1624. (gegraveerde titelpagina, 16) 230, 50, 55, 83, 112, 207, 136, 148 p. Origineel overslaand Perkament, Folio (band is plaatselijk gebruind, mist de franse titelpagina met op de achterzijde het portret van Baudartius, rood ex-libris stempel op achterzijde titelpagina drukt wat door. Elf boeken in 1 band. Dit werk is een voortzetting van het werk Van Meteren, en behandelt de geschiedenis van 1603 tot 1619. Een tweede deel werd in 1625 gepubliceerd en behandelt de geschiedenis van 1620 tot 1624. Met 18 gegraveerde portretten buiten de collatie).

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        De Amicitia questiones ethicae XV.

      Argentorati, Andreae 1624. Obr. Handschriftl. Seitenzahl durchnummeriert S. 731-764. -Titelbl. etw. lichtr., gebräunt, min stockfl. Dissertation. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Willstätt.

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        ohne Titel - N°. 23.':.

      - Kupferstich b. Levinus Hulsius in Frankfurt a.M., 1624, 15,5 x 43,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. E - J., S. 391. - Seekarte mit Einzeichnung der Route des niederländischen Seefahrers Jakob Le Maire (1585 in Antwerpen - Dezember 1616 auf See). - Le Maire und Willem Cornelisz Schouten fanden die Passage um die Südspitze Südamerikas und nannten diese Kap Hoorn. - Isaac Le Maire (der Vater von Jakob Le Maire), war ein holländischer Kaufmann. Er hatte die Australische Kompanie gegründet und trotz der Monopolstellung der Niederländisch-Ostindischen Kompanie von der Regierung eine Lizenz für 4 Entdeckungsfahrten und den Handel mit den Gewürzinseln (Molukken) erhalten, konnte diese aber ohne eine alternative Schifffahrtsroute nicht nutzen. Der äußerst profitable Handel mit den Molukken konnte nur über die Routen um Südafrika (Kap der Guten Hoffnung) oder durch die Magellanstraße erfolgen - dann aber war eine Gebühr an die Ostindienkompanie fällig. - Die Karte zeigt die Küste von Peru und Chile sowie den Pazifik bis Papua-Neuguinea. - Unten links zwei Insetkarten vom Kap Hoorn und der Küste von Neuguinea bis zu den Molukken jeweils mit Einzeichnungen der Schiffsrouten von le Maire. - Im Pazifik Windrosen und Schiffe. - Sehr selten! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Les Termes De La Ley: Or, Certaine Difficult and Obscure Words and...

      1624. The First Edition Titled Les Termes de la Ley [Rastell, John (d.1536)]. [Rastell, William (c.1508-1565)]. Les Termes De La Ley: Or, Certaine Difficult and Obscure Words and Termes of the Common Lawes of This Realme Expounded. Now Newly Imprinted, And Much Inlarged and Augmented. London: Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1624. [viii], 311, [1] ff. Text printed in parallel columns in English and Law-French. Octavo (6-1/4" x 4"). Contemporary calf, blind rules and early owner initials (I.M.) to boards, raised bands and later lettering piece to spine, edges rouged. Some rubbing to extremities, a few minor scuffs to boards, corners and spine ends bumped, tiny worm hole to bottom edge of lettering piece, front hinge cracked, front free endpaper partially detached, minor worming to front pastedown, rear hinge starting. Light toning to text, occasional (very) faint dampstaining to margins. Early owner signatures and annotations to front endleaves and title page (of Jacob Marshall, one signature dated 10 August 1632), interior otherwise clean. $1,500. * The first edition entitled Les Termes de la Ley. First published in 1527 by John Rastell, this was both the first English dictionary and first English law dictionary. It was originally written in Law French with the Latin title Expositiones Terminorum Legum Anglorumae. Later editions were produced by his son, William, who is believed to be the editor or translator. (Some sources claim, erroneously, that he is the author.) Quite popular with students and lawyers due to its clarity and concision, it went through at least twenty-five editions by 1721. A final reissue appeared in 1819. As Marvin observes, it is a useful dictionary because it "reflects the common law at the close of the year-book period with much fidelity." OCLC locates 6 copies of this imprint worldwide, 5 in North America, 3 in law libraries (Library of Congress, University of Minnesota, University of Pennsylvania). Marvin, Legal Bibliography 599. English Short-Title Catalogue S119775.

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        ...RELACION DE LA INSTITUCION EN ROMA DE LA INMACULADA CONCEPCION DE LA VIRGEN MARIA N.S. POR LA SANTIDAD DEL PAPA URBANO VIII. N. SEÑOR. COPIA DE DOS CARTAS, ESCRITAS DE ROMA, À DOS SEÑORES PREBENDADOS DE LA S. IGLESIA MAYOR DE LA CIUAD DE SEVILLA

      Madrid, 1624. Small folio. Dbd. Contemporary ink inscriptions in margins of second page. Early folds. Separated at center fold. A few small stains in upper margin of first leaf, not affecting text; very faint dampstains. Else very good. Two letters from Rome, signed in print by the Archdeacon of Carmona, Mateo Vázquez de Leca, and the Spanish composer and Franciscan priest, Bernardo de Toro, regarding the founding of a military religious order devoted to the Immaculate Conception of Mary. Writing from Rome in February 1624, the two had recently arrived from Seville, a major base of support for the doctrine of the Immaculate Conception, the belief that the Virgin Mary was conceived without original sin. While the Church had implicitly endorsed the doctrine with the establishment of its feast day in 1476, the belief was not ruled dogma until 1854. Before that time, a healthy debate reigned among both theologians and popular believers, and the Franciscans and general populace of Seville were well known for their fierce advocacy of the doctrine. Bernardo de Toro (1570-1643) and Mateo Vázquez de Leca (1563-1649) contributed substantially to the cultural aspects of the Sevillan movement, with the former setting popular verses on the subject to music and the latter supporting devotional painters and the famous Seises dancers with generous funds. Toro and Vázquez are still remembered as Baroque-era Seville's two greatest champions of the Immaculate Conception, a reputation they began to develop in 1615, when they traveled together to Madrid to defend the Archbishop of Seville's promulgation of the doctrine before King Philip III. In the early 1620s the two garnered support from several European nobles to found the religious knighthood discussed in this letter, gaining an audience with Pope Urban VIII in 1624. The present letters discuss the backing of the order, the "Christian Militia of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Holy Virgin Mary," by the Count of Altan (Germany), the Duke of Mantua, the Duke of Neuers (France), and Ana Mendoza, the Duchess del Infantado. Vázquez dates his letter February 8, four days before the Pope would issue the Bull "Imperscrutabilis," formally establishing the establishing the order on February 12. Little is currently known of the group beyond a handful of documents printed in 1624 and 1625, but it may have inspired the similarly named Militia Immaculada, founded by sainted Polish Franciscan priest Maximilian Kolbe in 1917 (Kolbe was executed at Auschwitz after volunteering to die in the place of a fellow prisoner, and canonized by John Paul II in 1982). Palau lists four printings of a similarly titled document (with "de la Orden militar" before "de la Immaculada Concepcion," which appears to have been omitted accidentally in the present issue), but no copies matching the title or imprint of the present one. Not located by OCLC, and possibly unrecorded. A very rare Spanish imprint, documenting an important moment in Catholic Mariology.

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        Teutsche Pöemata und Aristarchus Wieder (sic) die verachtung Teutscher Sprach, Item Verteutschung Danielis Heinsii Lobgesang Iesu Christi, und Hymni in Bachum Sampt einem anhang Mehr auserleßener geticht anderer Teutscher Pöeten. Der gleichen in dieser Sprach Hiebevor nicht außkommen. 7 Bl., 240 S. Mit Kupfertitel. 4°. Marmor. Lederbd um 1900 mit 2 Rückenschildern und mehreren blindgeprägten Deckelbordüren.

      Straßburg, Eberhard Zetzner, 1624. - Die von Zincgref veranstaltete höchst seltene allererste Opitzausgabe. Sie wurde ohne Opitz' Wissen aus einem Manuskript, das dieser 1620 in Heidelberg zurückgelassen hatte, zusammengestellt und durch viele andere zeitgenössische und ältere Gedichte vermehrt. Damit hatte Zincgref nicht nur eine Anthologie des Heidelberger Dichterkreises zusammengestellt, sondern auch das erste Denkmal der Renaissancedichtung geschaffen, das er dazu mit einer wichtigen literarhistorischen Einleitung versah. Opitz beklagte das Erscheinen der Sammlung. Er sah, vor allem durch seine Jugendgedichte, die er in dieser Form nicht mehr anerkannte, seine hochfliegenden Pläne gefährdet. Sein 'Buch von der Poeterey' (1624) und die 'Acht Bücher Deutscher Poematum' von 1625 erschienen danach, mit durch diese Ausgabe veranlasst, gleichsam als Korrektur. "Man weiß, wie sehr diese . Sammlung und Herausgabe seiner Gedichte . Opitz verstimmt hat. Doch, fähig und willens, alles Gegebene zu verwerten, bedient er sich des Buches vorläufig, ja dediciert es Gönnern, wenn auch mit der einschränkenden Bemerkung, die Gedichte seien 'ab aliis collecta et edita', solange bis er seine eigene Ausgabe fertiggestellt hat . Neben den älteren, noch aus dem vorigen Jahrhundert hereinragenden Dichtern, wie Melissus, ist besonders Weckherlin durch eine ganze Reihe seiner Jugendgedichte vertreten, unter ihnen das berühmte Kriegslied 'Frisch auf, Ihr dapffere Soldaten'. Äußerst wichtig ist die ausführliche literarhistorische Einleitung Z's, in der er, das vergangene Jahrhundert zurückschauend, das Verhältnis der alten zur neuen Dichtweise streift, viele Dichternamen aufzählt, unter ihnen den damals schon sagenhaften Schwabe von der Heide, und auf Opitz als den Mittelpunkt des kommenden Zeitalters hinweist" (Wolfskehl). Zur Bewertung der Leistung und der Persönlichkeit Opitz' – beides wird heute immer noch unterschätzt – möchte ich hier das wiedergeben, was Karl Wolfskehl 1927 im Katalog zur denkwürdigen Versteigerung der Sammlung Manheimer geschrieben hat: "Wichtiger als alle Einwände, die in alter und neuer Zeit gegen Opitz erhoben wurden, ist die Tatsache seiner Anerkennung von Beginn der Literaturepoche, die er bewußt heraufführt, bis zu deren Abschluß. Über alle Gegensätze, ja über alle Veränderungen des Geschmacks hinaus war und blieb er während dieser Zeitspanne Gesetzgeber, Meister, Vorbild. Nicht wie wir ihn beurteilen, was er uns zu geben hat, hat bei unserer Bewertung mitzusprechen. Alle seine zeitgenössischen Gegner von Hübner bis Wekherlin (sie waren es zudem nur als vermeintliche Vorläufer) hat er zu sich bekehrt oder gezwungen. Alle Erweiterungen und Neuerungen in den theoretischen Anschauungen fußen bewußt und ausdrücklich auf ihm, wollen ihn nicht stürzen, sondern ergänzen. Mag er dürr oder reich, ein rationaler berechnender Vermittler fremden Gutes oder ein Feuerkopf gewesen sein: alle diese Fragen treten zurück vor der imposanten geschichtlichen Wirklichkeit, vor der Tatsache, daß es gerade in Deutschland, dem uneinheitlichsten aller Kulturgebiete, einmal einen wirklichen Diktator gegeben hat, daß ein Präceptor germaniae mit unbeschränkter Machtvollkommenheit ein ganzes Kunst- und Geistesgebiet zeitlebens und noch weit über seinen Tod hinaus beherrscht und gelenkt hat, daß ein ganzes Jahrhundert lang ein Dichter nicht höher geehrt werden konnte, als durch den Titel eines 'andern Opitz', und daß seine Regelung des deutschen Vers- und Satzbaues, die Aufhebung des altdeutschen rythmisch-musikalischen Verses, wie des bloß silbenzählenden zugunsten der strengen, von ihm eingeführten Accentuation bis heute herrscht. Seine Mittel waren kleiner, seine Absichten enger, unglückseliger die Zeit, für die er erstanden ist. Aber sein Werk hat er vollendet, den deutschen Vers hat er begründet und, mit der einzigen Ausnahme der katholischen deutschen Dichtung, die unbeachtet und nicht über sich hinausblickend ihrer eigenen Art gefolgt ist, ist das Jahrhundert, dem er angehörte, se

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        Annales Ecclesiastici. Editio novissima ab ipsomet ante obitum aucta & iam denuo recognita. Tomi Duodecim (12 Tomi) + (Continuation:) Annalium Ecclesiasticorum post Caesarem Baronium... Authore Abrahamo Bzovio. Tomus XIII-XX. (= Vols 1-20).

      Köln, Ioannis Gymnici, Antonius Boetzer, 1624 a. 1621-1640. Folio. (40 x 26 cm.). Bound in 8 (thick) uniform contemp. full pigskin over wood. Raised bands and richly blindtooled covers. Titlelabels with gilt lettering. Clasps missing. Spines a bit rubbed. Wear to some spineends. Some upper compartments with nicks, one volume having a tear in leather at upper compartment. One volume having a small loss of leather also at upper compartement. With engraved title-page, engraved portrait of Baronius, engraved portrait of pope Urban VII. More than 10000 pp. Printed in double-columns. In general internally fine.. Baronius's monumental work (with its continuation by Bzovius up to the year 1565) hailed by Roman Catholic writers as the greatest history of the church ever written and Baronius hailed as the father of ecclestical history (1-12 dealt with Anno 1-1198 and volume13 -20, Anno 1198-1565).The Annales were first published between 1588 and 1607. This work functioned as an official response to the Lutheran Historia Ecclesiae Christi (History of the Church of Christ). In that work the Magdeburg theologians surveyed the history of the Christian church in order to demonstrate how the Catholic Church represented the Antichrist and had deviated from the beliefs and practices of the early church. In turn, the Annales fully supported the claims of the papacy to lead the unique true church.Before Baronius was appointed Librarian of the Vatican in 1597, he had access to material and sources in its archives that were previously unpublished or unused. He used these in the development of his work. Accordingly, the documentation in Annales Ecclesiastici is considered by most as extremely useful and complete. Lord Acton called it the greatest history of the Church ever written.''Graesse I, 296. - Brunet I, 662-631

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        Lumen Historiarum Per Orientem ilustrandis Biblijs sacris Martyrologie, et alijs multis. Concinn. Fran. Hareio Antverpiae':.

      - kolorierter Kupferstich v. Abraham Ortelius aus Theatri Orbis Terrarum Parergon b. Balthasar Moretus in Antwerpen, 1624, 31 x 48 van den Broecke, Ortelius Atlas Maps (Second revised edition), Nr. 184; van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. III B, 0821H:31. - Shows the old eastern part of the world (Turkey, Cyprus, Israel, Palästina, Irak, Iran) with 2 inset maps from the world ('Typus Orbis ad Investigandum Ophir' - not by Shirley) and from Judea ('Iudaeae amplior descriptio'). - The map shows the route of Abraham from Ur to Sichem. - Text surrounding the map in seven columns. - Zeigt die alte östliche Welt mit der Türkei, Zypern, Palastina, Irak und dem Iran mit 2 Insetkarten der Welt und einer Karte von Judäa. - Die Karte umgeben von 7 Spalten mit Text. - Die Karte mit Einzeichnung des Weges von Abraham von Ur nach Sichem. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Caroli Molinaei Franciae et Germaniae celeberrimi iurisconsulti, et in supremo parisiorum senatu antiqui aduocati Opera omnia quae huc usque reperiri potuerunt, à mendis quamplurimis , Vol. 1-2

      Sumptibus Frobrt Fouet, Via Iacobaea Sub Insigni Temporis & Occasionis, Lutetiae Prisorum 1624 - Folio. Charles Dumoulin (or Dumolin, Latinized Molinaeus) was noted for his works on jurisprudence and all aspects of Roman law as well as canon and customary law claiming that he was the chief expert on law over anyone in France or Germany. His learnedness was mixed with a desire to upset the system; consequently, he became a Protestant and attacked the Council of Trent which led to his imprisonment in Paris. The Printer's device sweeping through history is accompanied with the Latin phrase HANC ACIEM SOLA RETUNDIT VIRTUS or in one translation "Virtue alone withstands this blade". Volume I lacks the original title page, volume two with title page present. Bound in 1/4 calf over paper covered boards, red leather labels gilt, spine ends chipped, text without foxing.

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        Refutation de toutes les obiections tirées des passages de S. Augustin allégeuz par les hérétiques contre le Saint Sacrement de l'Eucharistie

      A Paris, par Antoine Estienne, 1624. In - folio (35 x 22 cm) reliure plein veau sombre du temps, dos restauré en basane brune à nerfs décoré de filets, fleurons et titres dorés, double filets sur les plats, 4 f., 231 p., 12 f. n. ch. (table). Trois feuillets avec des restaurations anciennes ; large auréole sur 2 feuillets et petite auréole en marge sur 2 feuillets. Antoine Estienne (Genève 1594 - Paris 1674) fils de Paul, imprimeur Français, dernier imprimeur d'une lignée qui en compta cinq (dont le plus célèbre - Robert Estienne son arrière - grand - père - qui fut également humaniste). Antoine poursuit des études à Lyon, avant de se rendre à Paris à l'âge de dix - huit ans. Il embrasse la religion catholique et obtient en 1614 le titre d'imprimeur du roi et du clergé. Le cardinal Du Perron, son protecteur, lui fait accorder une pension de 500 livres qu'il cesse de percevoir dès la mort du prélat. Il réimprime pour la société des libraires de Paris les Pères grecs, et publie d'autres ouvrages importants, tels que la Bible de Morin, l'Aristote de Duval, Strabon, Xénophon, Plutarque, etc. Antoine, devenu infirme et aveugle, se voit obligé de solliciter une place à l'Hôtel - Dieu de Paris, où il meurt en 1674, à l'âge de 80 ans. Le présent ouvrage présente en page de titre la fameuse marque d'imprimeur de son arrière grand - père (homme sous un olivier portant la devise "Noli altum sapere"). Robert, fut contrait de s'exiler à Genève pour ses convictions religieuses, mal considérées par la Sorbonne... Son arrière petit - fils se converti lui au catholicisme et imprima des textes de propagande catholique comme le présent ouvrage. Français relié DeCollection

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        [THE GREAT OR AMERICAN VOYAGES IN LATIN, PARTS I-XII]

      Frankfurt or Oppenheim, 1624. Uniform modern dark blue straight-grained morocco gilt, covers with gilt border of double fillets and a decorative roll; spine in seven compartments with raised bands, lettered in gilt in the second, numbered in the fourth, the other compartments with repeat tooling in gilt, brown endpapers. Very good. The Great or American Voyages in Latin, Parts I-XII (of thirteen, and without the Elenchus), comprising: I. [Hariot, Thomas]: ADMIRANDA NARRATION FIDA TAMEN, DE COMMODIS ET INCOLARUM RITIBUS VIRGINIAE...ANGLICO SCRIPTA SERMONE A THOMA HARIOT. Frankfurt: Johann Wechel, 1590. First edition, mix issue but mostly first issue. Colophon leaf F6, blank D6. Engraved title to text, letterpress title to plates, engraved arms on dedication leaf, folding engraved map of Virginia, engraved plate of Adam and Eve (the second state with inscription in the plate reading "Iodocus a Winghe in Io. Theodore de Bry sc."), twenty-eight very fine engraved plates after John White (including five plates of Picts). A foundation work on the early exploration and delineation of America, describing and illustrating the first British colony to be established there. This volume is the first issued by the publisher, Theodor De Bry, in his extraordinary series, GRAND VOYAGES, describing the exploration of the New World. The elegant production, combined with the critically important text, make this volume one of the most important relating to the early discovery of North America. This work recounts the history of the abortive Roanoke colony established by the British in North Carolina in 1585. Thomas Hariot's text, describing the country of Virginia and North Carolina, was first published in London in 1588 (only six copies are known) and here republished in Latin. Hariot, like the artist, John White, was part of the Roanoke expedition and wrote his account from actual observation. It is the first description of the Virginia and Carolina country. The map which accompanies the volume is the first really good map of the Virginia coast and Carolina capes, showing the coast from the mouth of the Chesapeake to Wilmington, North Carolina. John White's illustrations are among the most famous of early American images. White was the lieutenant-governor of the abortive colony, and a skilled artist. His carefully executed watercolors, gleaned from close observation and remarkably accurate renderings of the Carolina Indians and their customs, costumes, rituals, hunting practices, and dwellings, are here expertly engraved by De Bry. No other artist so carefully rendered American Indians until Karl Bodmer worked on the Missouri in the 1830s. Besides these illustrations, there are plates showing White's conception of the ancient Picts of Scotland, to whom he wished to compare the American natives. A remarkably important Americanum. CHURCH 140. II. [Le Moyne, Jacques, and others]: BREVIS NARRATIO EORUM QUAE IN FLORIDA AMERICAE PROVINCIA GALLIS ACCIDERUNT...AUCTORE JACOBO LE MOYNE. Frankfurt: Johann Wechel, 1591. First edition. Two engraved titles, engraved arms on dedication leaf, engraved text illustration of Noah sacrificing, double-page engraved map of Florida. Forty-two engraved plates. Lacking blank leaf K6. A fine copy of this seminal work for early North America, with Jacques Le Moyne's spectacular series of images. Part II from Theodor De Bry's GRAND VOYAGES, this work collects together various accounts of the attempted settlement of Florida by French Protestants in the 1560s. The text is drawn from the accounts of Jean Ribaut, René de Laudonnière, and Dominique de Gourgues; and describes the foundation of the colony in 1562 and its difficult existence until the massacre of the settlers by the Spanish in 1565. The chief glory of this work is the series of engravings after the watercolors of Jacques Le Moyne, depicting the life and ceremonies of the Florida Indians. As ethnographic documents, these are second only to those of John White as records of American Indian life in the 16th century, and like White's work, these illustrations remained unrivalled until centuries later. Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues, was born in Dieppe, France in about 1533. He was appointed artist to the Huguenot expedition to Florida, led by René de Laudonnière, which sailed in April 1564. Arguably the first western artist to visit the New World, French painter Le Moyne recorded the scenery of Florida and the lives of the Timucua Indians in great detail, as well as charting the coastline of Florida. The French colony was seen as a threat by the Spanish, and in September 1565 they overran the colony, and most of Le Moyne's drawings were destroyed. However, he escaped, made copies from memory of what he had seen, and returned to France. By about 1580 he had settled in London, and he later came into contact with Sir Walter Raleigh and with John White, the artist of the first English colony of Virginia. The former commissioned him to illustrate the Florida enterprise, and Le Moyne went on to produce the images that were published by De Bry after Le Moyne's death in about 1588. CHURCH 145. III. [Staden, Hans, and Jean Lery]: AMERICAE TERTIA PARS MEMORABILEM PROVINCIAE BRASILIAE HISTORIAM CONTINENS GERMANICO PRIMUM SERMONE SCRIPTUM A IOANE STADIO. Frankfurt: Theodore de Bry, 1592. First edition, second issue with De Bry imprint. Two engraved titles (the second title with imprint "in officina Sigismundi Feirabendii"), engraved arms on dedication leaf, engraved plate of arms without virtues, folding engraved map of Peru and Brazil, full-page engraved text illustration of Adam and Eve (first state without "Io." in the inscription, see part I), forty-five engraved in-text illustrations (made up of thirty different images, some of them repeated once or twice for a total of forty- five). Lacks final blank Qq4. A fine copy of a fundamental work on the history of Brazil, with an important map. The third part of De Bry's GRAND VOYAGES, this volume being devoted to the history of Brazil, and particularly the observations of Hans Staden and Jean Lery, the two most reliable 16th-century accounts of that country. Staden, a German sailor, describes his two voyages to Brazil in 1546-48 and 1549-55, including his long captivity among the Tupinimba Indians. His account of the manners and customs of the Indians is one of the primary American ethnological documents, and its accompanying illustrations, although somewhat dressed up here by the engravers, provide an invaluable illustrated record with many useful clues to artifacts and rituals. Staden's work originally appeared in German in 1557, and the early editions are exceedingly rare. Jean Lery was a French missionary in Brazil in 1556-58, and he is credited by Levi-Strauss and others with being the most acute early observer of the Brazilian Indians. His work first appeared in 1578, and the Latin translation was probably prepared by him. Besides the Staden and Lery narratives, this volume prints two letters from Nicholas Barre, who was with the Villegagnon expedition in 1552. The map, titled AMERICAE PARS MAGIS COGNITA. CHOROGRAPHIA NOBILIS & OPULENTAE PERUANAE PROVINCIAE, ATQUE BRASILIAE... (Frankfurt: De Bry, 1692), is one of the most accurate maps of South America issued to date. Since De Bry was not a cartographer, this map was probably derived from an unknown manuscript map, though the northern portions (now the southern United States) come from Le Moyne. The modified lump swelling from Chile, which Ortelius had eliminated from his maps in 1587, is an odd inclusion. The map has a great deal of topographical detail, with suppositious jungles, rivers, and mountain ranges in the interiors of both continents, but some of the actual river systems are indicated. The map is elegantly engraved in an almost extravagant Ortelius mode, with elaborate strap-work decorated cartouches and swash lettering. The title is written on a banner and displayed by a cherub. A whale/fish with a dorsal fin spouts water, and a three-masted ship sails towards the Cape. CHURCH 149. IV. [Benzoni, Girolamo, part one]: AMERICAE PARS QUARTA SIVE, INSIGNIS & ADMIRANDA HISTORIA DE REPERTA PRIMUM OCCIDENTALI INDIA A CHRISTOPHORO COLUMBO ANNO MCCCCXCII SCRIPTA AB HIERONYMO BENZONO. Frankfurt: Ad invistiss. Rudolphus II..., 1594. First edition, with third issue title (Church 155) but plate points of both first and second editions. Blank leaf R6 present. Two engraved titles, engraved text illustration of arms with virtues, double-page engraved map of West Indies, engraved text illustration of Columbus led by marine deities, engraved text illustration of world map with medallion portraits of Columbus and Vespucci, twenty-four engraved plates numbered in Roman numerals within plates. Blank leaf F6 lacking. CHURCH 153. V. [Benzoni, Girolamo, part two]: AMERICAE PARS QUINTA, NOBILIS & ADMIRATIONE PLENA HIERONYMI BEZONI...SECUNAE SECTIONIS HI[STORI]A[E] HISPANORUM TUM IN NIGRITTAS SERVOS SUOS, TUM IN INDIAS CRUDELITATEM, GALLORUMQ[UE] PIRATARU[M] DE HISPANIS TOTIES REPORTATA SPOLIA. Frankfurt: Theodore de Bry, 1595. First edition, second issue with both corrections in title "Hia" and "Invictis." Two engraved titles, engraved portrait of Columbus with eleven lines of text, engraved double-page map of New Spain, twenty-two engraved plates. CHURCH 156 (note). VI. [Benzoni, Girolamo, part three]: AMERICAE PARS SEXTA, SIVE HISTORIAE AB HIERONYMO BE[N]ZONO...SCRIPTAE, SECTIO TERTIA. Frankfurt: Theodore de Bry, 1596. First edition. Blank leaf G6. Two engraved titles; double-page engraved map of Western Hemisphere with figures of Columbus, Vespucci, Magellan, and Pizarro; double-page engraved view of Cuzco; twenty-eight engraved plates. CHURCH 158. Benzoni's work was first published in Italian in Venice in 1565. The chief glory of the De Bry edition is the extraordinary series of plates and maps with which De Bry illustrated the work, creating one of the most enduring collections of early images of the Western Hemisphere. The three parts that make up De Bry's rendition of Benzoni record the events surrounding Columbus' discovery, relations with Native Americans, atrocities committed by Indians and Europeans, Pizarro's exploits in Peru, etc. Chauveton's anti-Spanish slant provided De Bry with the gory details of Spanish barbarity which are brought to life in the meticulous engravings that illustrate this volume. De Bry's sensationally illustrated edition of Benzoni has stood as a solid landmark of illustrated Americana, so much so that centuries later historians and editors have been compelled to copy the plates in new publications. Such scenes as Columbus' meeting with Ferdinand and Isabella, or the Spanish atrocities toward the Peruvian Indians, though not based on firsthand experience, have survived the centuries largely for their compelling visual rendition of events. These images have become history. Part one (Part IV of De Bry) includes a detailed and handsome folding map of the West Indies, "Occidentalis Americae partis...Anno MDXCIIII," which depicts the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico from northern Florida to the South American coast. Part two (Part V of De Bry) contains a folding map of Mexico, "HISPANAE NOVAE SIVE MAGNAE, RECENS ET VERA DESCRIPTIO." Part three (Part VI of De Bry) contains an important and very beautifully illustrated map of the Western Hemisphere, "AMERICA SIVE NOVVS ORBIS RESPECTUEUROPAEORUM INFERIOR GLOBI TERRESTRIS PARS," which includes full-length figure portraits of Columbus, Vespucci, Magellan, and Pizarro at the corners. This latter map shows the unknown "Terra Australis" as a huge conglomerate of land covering much of the southern part of the globe, and the Pacific coast of North America as a bulging mass not quite under control. A cornerstone history of early voyages of discovery, and one of the most wonderfully illustrated, whose early European depictions of America are among the most widely duplicated in history. VII. [Schmidel, Ulrich]: AMERICAE PARS VII. VERISSIMA ET IUCUNDISSIMA DESCRIPTIO PRAECIPUARUM QUARUNDAM INDIAE REGIONUM & INSULARUM. Frankfurt: Theodore de Bry, 1599. First edition. Blank leaf H4. Engraved title, engraved text illustration. The important early account of Latin America describing the voyages of Ulrich Schmidel to Brazil and Paraguay in 1535-53. The text was translated from Schmidel's NEUWE WELT, first published in Frankfurt in 1567. "Schmidel's account was included in many collections of voyages. Owing to his importance for the study of the history of the regions of Rio de la Plata and Southern Brazil several modern editions exist and there is a considerable amount of literature about him" - Borba de Moraes. A handsome copy of Part VII of De Bry's GRAND VOYAGES, with important Brazilian content. CHURCH 161. VIII. [Drake, Francis; Thomas Cavendish; and Walter Raleigh]: AMERICAE PARS VIII. CONTINENS PRIMO, DESCRIPTIONEM TRIUM ITINERUM...FRANCISCI DRAKEN...SECUNDO...THOMAE CANDISCH...TERTIO...GUALTHERI RALEGH. Frankfurt: widow & sons of Theodore de Bry, 1599. First edition, second issue. e4 blank. Letterpress title to text with engraved vignette map of world showing Drake's circumnavigation, letterpress title to plates, double-page engraved map of Guiana with Latin and many German inscriptions, engraved map of the world on the verso of leaf KK4 showing Cavendish's circumnavigation, engraved map of North Atlantic on leaf Aa2, eighteen plates. This volume contains relations of six different voyages, by Drake, Cavendish, and Raleigh, with a map and illustrations never before published. These accounts describe Drake's famous circumnavigation of the world and Caribbean raids, Cavendish's circumnavigation, and the famous search for El Dorado. The three voyages of Sir Francis Drake recounted here are of the greatest importance. The first is a description of the famous voyage of circumnavigation of 1577-80, only described in print up to that time by Hakluyt, here based on the account of Nuno da Silva. Drake's Caribbean raid of 1585-86 is also reported, based on the account of Walter Bigges, as well as the final voyage of 1595-96, directed against the Spanish at Panama. This is the first extensive account of the last voyage, during which Drake died off Panama, and it is evidently based directly on his log, continued by others after his death. Besides these texts, the titlepage of the volume has an extraordinary double hemisphere world map, showing the track of Drake's circumnavigation, with an inset portrait of Drake. Illustrations relating to Drake include engravings of his landing on the coast of Patagonia and his reception by California Indians during the circumnavigation voyage, as well as engravings after Boazio showing his captures of Santiago, Santo Domingo, Cartagena, and St. Augustine during the 1855-86 Caribbean raid. The St. Augustine view is the earliest view of any North American town. Sir Thomas Cavendish's circumnavigation of 1586-88 was the third voyage around the world, and the account published here on pages 43-78 is one of the first to appear (accounts were issued in Amsterdam almost concurrently). This account is by Francis Pretty. The voyage followed a track similar to that of Drake, and was certainly based on knowledge gleaned from his trip. Three plates illustrate Cavendish's experiences in the Pacific. The remainder of the volume describes two voyages to the Caribbean and South America, one by Sir Walter Raleigh undertaken in 1595 in his famous search for El Dorado, and another of the following year to the same place, attributed to Raleigh but actually undertaken by Laurence Kemys. The large folding map illustrates this part of the volume, and provides the most detailed version of the cartography and imagined cartography of the Orinoco, Amazon, and Guiana region published up to that time. Five of the illustrations also relate to the Guiana exploration. One of the most difficult parts of the De Bry GRAND VOYAGES to obtain, with descriptions of the second and third circumnavigations of the world. CHURCH 164. IX. [Acosta, Joseph, and others]: AMERICAE NONA & POSTREMA PARS. QUA DE RATIONE ELEMENTORUM: DE NOVI ORBIS NATURA...COPIOSE PETRACTATUR. Frankfurt: for Mathias Becker, 1602. First edition. Leaves YY6 and ddd4 blank. Letterpress title within engraved border, four letterpress section titles of which two have engraved vignettes, engraved arms on dedication leaf, engraved map of Magellan Straits, thirty-nine engraved plates numbered I-XXV and I-XIV. This contains a number of important accounts relating to Latin America and the Pacific, including the work of Acosta, and the Pacific voyages of Oliver van Noort and Sebald de Weert. Although De Bry died in 1598, his vast illustrated publishing endeavor was carried on by his widow and two sons, Johann Theodor and Johann Israel, who issued parts seven, eight, and the present ninth part, intending it to be the final installment or "postrema pars" of the monumental GRAND VOYAGES series. This would of course not be the case, as the series extended to a total of thirteen parts, but part ten was not published until 1619. The GRAND VOYAGES has been described by Boies Penrose as "stately...the cornerstone of every library of Americana." The seven books of Acosta's HISTORIA NATURAL Y MORAL DE LAS INDIAS (first published Seville, 1590) is the first work included here, and is regarded as one of the most important source books on the Indians of Mexico and Peru. Based on Acosta's time in the missions of both countries from 1571 to 1588, the HISTORIA NATURAL provided a vital picture of the Spanish plundering of the New World to a European readership. Streeter states that Acosta's work "operated more strongly than any other in opening the eyes of the rest of Europe to the great wealth that Spain was draining from America." The fourteen De Bry engravings which relate to this section depict in vivid (and at times exaggerated) detail the customs of the Aztecs and Incas and their violent confrontations with the Spaniards. Includes engravings of Indians working Potosi mines, llamas as beasts of burden, Aztec religious rites, games, human sacrifices, funerals, etc. These are some of the most exquisite of early ethnographic illustrations of Native Americans, nothing really approaches the detail and quality of these pictures until the 19th century. Also included is the account of Olivier van Noort's Pacific voyage, describing a journey to the Moluccas via the Straits of Magellan. Olivier entered the Straits on Sept. 5, 1599, and as a consequence of terrible weather conditions did not make it into the Pacific until Feb. 29, 1600. He continued along the coast of Chile, to Peru and New Spain, stopping at the Mariana Islands, Manila, Borneo, and Java, returning to Rotterdam in August of 1601. The voyage was first published in Rotterdam and Amsterdam in 1602 and then translated into German. The ADDITAMENTUM... has its own engraved titlepage illustrated with a portrait of van Noort with the New and Old Worlds represented on two globes, with two standing figures, a Native American and a tattooed Pacific Islander. Eleven plates relate to the van Noort voyage, including wonderful depictions of native South Americans, views of places visited, Dutch interaction with Indians, clubbing penguins, etc. Finally there is the account of Sebald de Weert's voyage of the same object as the van Noort voyage. On June 20, 1598, De Weert sailed from Amsterdam on a vessel which was part of the fleet sent to the Moluccas by way of the Straits of Magellan. The voyage met with disaster, the commander of the expedition died, and de Weert's ship was the only one that returned. One fortunate side note to this voyage was the discovery of three islands located about sixty miles from the South American continent, appropriately named the Sebaldines. The separate titlepage for the RELATIO HISTORICA... includes a handsome engraving of the five ships which formed the fleet. Fourteen beautiful engraved plates correspond to the RELATIO HISTORICA..., depicting incidents from the voyage, ports visited, including Rio de Janeiro and San Sebastian, as well as hostile natives met along the route through the Straits. The total of thirty-nine plates and the map of the Straits of Magellan contained in this volume represent a treasure of classic American ethnographic illustrations. De Bry's sons equal and perhaps exceed the work of their master father, and the art of depicting the historical scenes of discovery and conquest in the New World is carried out to the highest order. A classic volume of American ethnographic illustration, including two little- known Pacific voyages. CHURCH 168. X. [Vespucci, Amerigo; Ralph Hamor; and John Smith]: AMERICAE PARS DECIMA: QUA CONTINENTUR, I. DUAE NAVIGATIONES D[OMI]N[I] AMERICI VESPUTII...II. SOLIDA NARRATIO DE MODERNO PROVINCIAE VIRGINIAE...AUTHORE RAPHE HAMOR...III. VERA DESCRIPTIO NOVAE ANGLIAE...A CAPITANEO JOHANNE SCHMIDT. Oppenheim: Hieronymus Gallerus, 1619. First edition, first issue. Leaf I4 blank. Letterpress title to text with engraved vignette, letterpress title to plates, twelve engraved plates. Lacking blank leaf c4. The tenth part of the GRAND VOYAGES was issued seventeen years after part nine, when the series was resumed by De Bry's son-in-law. It contains illustrated editions of three major narratives. The first are the letters of Vespucci relating to his explorations of South America in the decade after Columbus. The other two are major narratives of the English settlement of North America. Hamor's description of the infant Virginia colony was originally published in London in 1615, and here appears with illustrations. John Smith's foundation work, A DESCRIPTION OF NEW ENGLAND, was published in London in 1616 and also appears here in illustrated form. CHURCH 170. XI. [Schouten, Willem, and Joris van Spilbergen]: AMERICAE PARS UNDECIMA: SEU DESCRIPTION ADMIRANDI INTINERIS A GUILLIELMO SCHOUTEN...PERACTI. Oppenheim: Hieronymus Gallerus, 1619. First edition. Blank leaves F6, D6 and e6. Two letterpress titles with engraved vignettes, two letterpress section titles, three engraved maps (one small format folding map of New Guinea, one folding map of the south Pacific, and one of the straits of Magellan), twenty-nine plates. Lacking original engraved map of "Mar di India," but present as a facsimile. The De Bry edition of the first two Dutch circumnavigations, both voyages of the greatest magnitude. Schouten sailed with Jacob le Maire around the world in 1615-17, and Spilbergen accomplished the same task in 1614-18. Both added greatly to knowledge of the South Pacific and southern South America. CHURCH 172. XII. [Herrera, Antonio, and others]: NOVI ORBIS PARS DUODECIMA. SIVE DESCRIPTIO INDIAE OCCIDENTALIS, AUCTORE ANTONIO DE HERRERA. Frankfurt: for heirs of Johann Theodore de Bry, 1624. First edition. Letterpress title with engraved border, letterpress title, double-page map of the western hemisphere, nineteen engraved text illustrations, fourteen engraved maps (one double-page). Lacks initial blank leaf and blank leaf Cc8. A collection of important voyages in the West Indies and around South America, most notable for the collection of maps of different parts of the Americas which accompany Herrera's work. Besides this, there is a series of accounts of different voyages in the Straits of Magellan between Magellan in 1519 and the Nodal brothers in 1618. CHURCH 173. A magnificent set of the most famous and influential of all collections of voyages, including a particularly fine copy of the highly esteemed first part, Hariot's VIRGINIA. The iconography disseminated through De Bry's popular compilation of travel narratives dominated the European view of the New World for more than a century after their publication. The exceptional ethnographic engravings in the first two parts are of special importance for the study of Native American life at the time of the first encroachment of Europeans. Throughout the set, however, many engravings include images of flora, fauna, and topography that provide interesting details about the way America looked in the 16th century and the way Europeans saw her.

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        The Repaire of Honour, Falsely impeached by Featlye a Minister.

      Saint Omer: English College Press], Bruges 1624 - First edition. Small 8vo., pp. 32. Roman letter with some Italic. Woodcut device on t-p, one floriated woodcut initial at start, 19th-century marbled end-papers. A very little spotting in places, some upper margins rather closely cropped affecting a few page numbers, a good copy in 17th-century calf, gilt, re-backed, with ‘REPAIR AT HANOVER’ gilt on spine, all edges blue. FIRST AND ONLY EARLY EDITION of Edward Weston’s epistolary treatise, which takes as its subject the apparent slander of the Featly of the title, a Protestant Minister based in London and attempts to refute it. Addressed to ‘Two fathers of the Society of Jesus’, the Catholic Weston’s anger is directed at a pamphlet written by Featly – The Fisher catched in his own net, 1623 – and was especially kindled by three comments. The first centres on a remark Featly claims Weston made on the topic of an argument between the two fathers addressed by the treatise (John Percy, alias Fisher, and John Sweet) and Featly and White – another Protestant Minister – concerning two Earls who converted to Catholicism. Weston denounces Featlye’s written treatment of him as ‘childish, uncivill, & no small demonstrance of the great weakness of his religion’, indeed dismissing the entire pamphlet, rather charmingly, as ‘meere aëriall babblements’. After all, he acknowledges, it is the natural inclination of a Protestant to ‘invent & blaze out lyes’. Weston’s narration of the affair provides a fascinating insight into the tensions between Catholics and Protestants in early seventeenth-century England; Weston was writing from Bruges, and a large part of his understanding of the matter apparently came via a visiting Earl, so hearsay and rumour must have played a role. The second point of Featly’s pamphlet which Weston addresses is his claim that the Reverend Fathers refused to confirm or deny that Christ and the Apostles were the ‘authours of Protestancy’, another ‘lye’; the third, that Saint Ignatius, Bishop of Antioch and Martyr of Rome, was a Protestant, or Puritan; Weston’s strategy for countering this argument lies in the assemblage of thirteen points of Protestant doctrine (i.a. that the Eucharist is merely representative; that saints and relics are not to be worshipped; that Ignatius’ faith was different to that of the Saints Policarp, Chrysostom, and Augustine), which Weston systematically demolishes with quotations from, and explanations, of various passages by Saint Ignatius himself. Edward Weston (1566-1635) was a Roman Catholic priest who attended Lincoln College Oxford before moving to the Continent and becoming a member of the English College at Reims, and then at Rome. He followed the English College at Reims to Douai in 1593, and became Canon of the collegiate Church of St. Mary at Bruges. He was well known as an author of controversialist literature. STC 25289; lists only 3 copies (Jesuits, Farm St; Bodleian; Stonyhurst). Lowndes VII, 2881. Allison & Rogers 797. Milward 744. We have not located a copy in any US library. English [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cours van Spiritu Sancto tot Rio de Genairo.[Amsterdam or Middelburg?, ca. 1638]. Folio (32 x 20.5 cm). Manuscript sailing instructions in Dutch, written in brown ink on paper, in a Dutch gothic hand. A loose bifolium.

      For background information: C.R. Boxer, The Dutch in Brazil 1624-1654. Sailing instructions written in Dutch, for a route along the coast of the enemy-controlled (Portuguese) territories from "Spiritu Sancto" (Vila do Espírito Santo, now Vila Velha just south of Vitória) to Rio de Janeiro, about 400 kilometres, and part of the return trip. It gives a detailed description of the coast, ports, islands, distinctive shapes of promontories, etc., as well as information about sand bars, depths, the safest places to put ashore at night, etc. The Dutch West India Company (WIC) fought to capture Portugal's lucrative colonies in Brazil, but the coast described here always remained in Portuguese hands. It was therefore enemy territory when the present sailing instructions were written. The document mentions several settlements and islands along the coast by name, including Ilha de Sant' Anna, Cabo Frio and "Bara Garniosa" (Barra de São João?). The document is carefully and neatly written and seems to be a formal report, probably written up by the WIC, based on information provided by mariners.In very good condition, with faint traces of old folds and a small tear at the head and foot of the centre fold.

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        De Historie vanden Waldensen Ghedeelt in drie deelen. Daer van Het eerste handelt van hunnen oorspronck, suyver Gheloove ende Vervolgingen die sy door geheel Europa, geduerende den tijt van meer als 450. Jaren, hebben gheleden. Het tweede vervat de Historie vande Waldensen, anders genaemt de Albigensen. Het derde begrijpt de Leere ende Discipline, welcke sy onderlinghe ghemeyn ghehadt hebben, Midsgaders de wederlegginghe vande leere van hunne weder-partije. Vergadert wt d'Autheuren, der welcker namen hier nae ghestelt worde, ende in de Fransoysche tale beschreven, door Jean Paul Perrin, Lionnoys. Ende tot dienst vande Nederlandtsche Kercke Christi, Wt de Fransoysche in onse Nederlantsche tale ghetrouwelijck overgheset, door I.M.V. WAARBIJ:

      Dordrecht, Niclaes Vincentsz. 1624 - 3 werken in 1 band, (32) 151 (8) 197 (2), (8) 93 (3) p. Origineel Perkament, 4° (vernieuwde schutbladen, goed exemplaar van dit zeldzame werk. Balthasar Lydius, 1577-1629, was predikant in Dordrecht, een beslist contraremonstrant en afgevaardigde op de synode van Dordrecht in 1618-1619, de studiën over de Waldensen zijn zijn belangrijkste geschriften geweest. DLV2-10 & 9/SGT-L518/NNBW 8, 1085)

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        Les Termes De La Ley: Or, Certaine Difficult and Obscure Words and

      1624. The First Edition Titled Les Termes de la Ley [Rastell, John (d.1536)]. [Rastell, William (c.1508-1565)]. Les Termes De La Ley: Or, Certaine Difficult and Obscure Words and Termes of the Common Lawes of This Realme Expounded. Now Newly Imprinted, And Much Inlarged and Augmented. London: Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1624. [viii], 311, [1] ff. Text printed in parallel columns in English and Law-French. Octavo (6-1/4" x 4"). Contemporary calf, blind rules and early owner initials (I.M.) to boards, raised bands and later lettering piece to spine, edges rouged. Some rubbing to extremities, a few minor scuffs to boards, corners and spine ends bumped, tiny worm hole to bottom edge of lettering piece, front hinge cracked, front free endpaper partially detached, minor worming to front pastedown, rear hinge starting. Light toning to text, occasional (very) faint dampstaining to margins. Early owner signatures and annotations to front endleaves and title page (of Jacob Marshall, one signature dated 10 August 1632), interior otherwise clean. * The first edition entitled Les Termes de la Ley. First published in 1527 by John Rastell, this was both the first English dictionary and first English law dictionary. It was originally written in Law French with the Latin title Expositiones Terminorum Legum Anglorumae. Later editions were produced by his son, William, who is believed to be the editor or translator. (Some sources claim, erroneously, that he is the author.) Quite popular with students and lawyers due to its clarity and concision, it went through at least twenty-five editions by 1721. A final reissue appeared in 1819. As Marvin observes, it is a useful dictionary because it "reflects the common law at the close of the year-book period with much fidelity." OCLC locates 6 copies of this imprint worldwide, 5 in North America, 3 in law libraries (Library of Congress, University of Minnesota, University of Pennsylvania). Marvin, Legal Bibliography 599. English Short-Title Catalogue S119775.

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