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        LA VENETIA EDIFICATA. Poema eroico di. Con gli Argomenti del Sig. Francesco Cortesi.

      Pinelli,, Venezia, 1624 - in folio (mm. 330x230), pp. (24), 248, (8), bella leg. p. perg. molle coeva con d. a 4 nervi e tit. mss. Al taglio inf. tit. mss. Splendido front. inc. in rame da Francesco Valesio (1560-1610) con allegoria di Venezia che cavalca il leone e altre figure in edicola architettonica tipicamente barocca, nel registro inferiore pianta prospettica della città. Segue bel ritr. dell’A. inc. in rame dal vicentino M. Antonio Romiti. Iniziali animate, testat. e final. xilogr. Con 24 splendide tavv. in rame, una per ogni canto, inc. dal Valeggio raffiguranti episodi descritti nel poema, tra cui ambientazioni a Ravenna, Aquileia e Venezia. Al fine altre 2 tavv. raff. i busti di Attila e Flavio Aetius. Testo su due colonne, sempre contornato. Il veneziano Giulio Strozzi (pseudonimo Luigi Zorzisto 1583-1652) fu autore teatrale e musicista. Opera molto rara, qui in seconda ediz. (la prima del 1621, con sole 8 tavv.) ma che può considerarsi originale perchè arricchita di 12 canti. Il testo narra le vicende dei primi anni della fondazione di Venezia in cui "sull’elemento epico prevale il voluttuoso e sansualistico [.] Interessante come specchio non dei tempi ai quali si riferisce ma di quelli dell’Autore" (Piantanida II, 2852). Anche l’apparato iconografico è di rilevante importanza sia per gli aspetti militari e di fortificazioni, sia per le scene d’interni, di banchetti, musica a corte, etc. Piantanida 2852. Cicogna 1827. Graesse VI, 512. Olschki, Choix, 18710. Splendido esempl. [066]

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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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        HISTORIA DE LOS REYES GODOS QUE VINIERON DE LA SCYTHIA DE EUROPA CONTRA EL IMPERIO ROMANO, Y A ESPAÑA CON SUCESSION DELLOS HASTA LOS CATÓLICOS REYES DON FERNANDO Y DOÑA ISABEL. Proseguida desde su principio con adicciones copiosas de todos tiempos, hasta el del Católico Filipe IIII, nuestro señor, Rey de las Españas y de ambos orbes: y añadidas muchas familias ilustres tocantes a la Historia.

      - Madrid. Imp. Luis Sanchez. 1624. 28x20 cm. portada recortada y montada + 13 h. de erratas, tassa, privilegio, licencia, dedicatoria, grabado de personaje y un escudo heráldico + 491 págs. se repite el pie de imprenta + 18 h. de tabla de los Reyes. Texto a dos columnas. Grandes letras capitulares. Pleno pergamino época, falto de un trocito en el lomo, lacería de cierre. Faltas: primeras hojas con pequeña rotura sin afectar a la lectura, grabado del escudo y última hoja reproducido en papel antiguo. Falto del árbol Genealógico. La pág. 491 pone 461. # hª España [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Gynaikeion: or, Nine bookes of various history. Concerninge women; inscribed by ye names of ye nine Muses (by Thomas Haywoode)

      London: Printed by Adam Islip, 1624. Hardbound. VG a very nice copy internally in decent later full-calf binding.. Later calf with 5 raised bands and applied leather labels in compartments (2). [12], 466, [2] p. All edges are gilt. Engraved title with portraits of the nine muses, woodcut head- and tailpieces Appears to lack original blanks or endpapers. The title page is engraved; first word of title in Greek characters. Several additional printers' woodcut engraved devices throughout typically at top of chapter or section pages. Roughly interpreting the table on Contents, we see these nine books as follows: 1st: Concerning Celelestial, Terrestrial, Marine and Infernal Goddesses. 2nd: Concerning the Muses, Sybils, Vestals, Prophetesses, Hesperides, The Graces, etc. 3rd: Concverning Illustrious Queens, Famous Wives, Mothers, Daughters, etc. 4th: Concernerning Women Incestuous, Adultereresses, and Such As Have Come by Strange Deaths; 5th: Concerning Amazons, and Other Women, Famous Either For Valour of Beautie. 6th: Concerning Chaste and Wonton Women. 7th: Concerning Pietie of Daughters, Mothers, Sisters and Wivews. 8th: Concerning Women Evrry Way Learned: Of Poetresses and Witches. 9th: Concerning Women in General, With The Punishments of the Vitious, and Rewards Due to the Vertuous; Interlaced with Sundry Histories. Each of the nine Books has a name, and then has sub-chapter headings that speak to each of the broader topics. Quite scarce,

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        Historia particolare delle cose passate tra'l sommo pontefice Paolo V e la serenessima Repubblica di Venetia gl'anni MDCV, MDCVI, MDVVII di Pietro Sarpi divisa in sette libri

      s.e., Lione (ma Venezia) 1624 - In 8, pp. (2b) + (2) + 328. Ex libris al controp. ant. Annotazioni manoscritte alla prima carta di sguardia e firmaÂal fr.ÂPiccolo restauro con reintegro di carta al fr. Piccolissima gora all'ang. est. sup. delle prime 40 cc. Esemplare rifilato ai margg. Legatura in p. pg. ottocentesca. Edizione con falso luogo di stampa (Lione) ma stampata a VeneziaÂda Pinelli, che si inserisce nell'elenco degli scritti sarpiani o a lui attribuibili editi tra il 1619 e il 1625 e pubblicati, appunto, con falso luogo di stampa per ragioni di ordine politico e di contrasto fra la Repubblica di Venezia e lo Stato pontificio a seguito della vertenza dell'Interdetto scoppiata nel 1606 a causa dell'arresto a Venezia di dueÂpreti cattolici accusati di reati comuni.ÂA scatenare la reazione del Papato fu il fatto che le autorita' veneziane si rifiutassero di riconoscere che il clero costituiva un corpo a se', con un suo diritto e i suoi tribunali, e cheÂnon era quindi sotto la giurisdizione degli Stati. Paolo V minaccio' di porre l'interdetto sulla citta', ossia di colpirla con una sorta di scomunica collettiva che avrebbe posto Venezia al di fuori della Chiesa, imponendo ogni forma di amministrazione dei sacramenti:Âl'ultimatum papale fu respinto ed il papa mise in atto quanto aveva minacciato. Seguirono mesi caratterizzati da grande tensione e da un conflitto dottrinale, combattuto a colpi diÂpamphlet. Nella 'battaglia di scritture' che infurio' tra Roma e Venezia, il governo veneziano pote' valersi di un 'consigliere giuridico' d'eccezione, il frate Paolo Sarpi, uomo di cultura e grande storico della Chiesa: lucido e brillante polemista, fu lui a ribattere punto per punto alla pretese romane, accusando il Papato di rompere con la tradizione per imporre un inaudito potere pontificio sulla vita cristiana. Quest'operaÂfu pubblicataÂcon ogni probabilita'Âper contrastare l'uscita nello stesso anno di un volume scritto dal frate polacco Abraham Bzowski dal titolo Paulus V Borghesius. Melzi, II, p. 7 (per il nome Paolo, invece di Pietro, Sarpi). Rossetti, 9185. ITA

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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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        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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        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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        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

      Lutetiae Prisorum: Sumptibus Frobrt Fouet, Via Iacobaea Sub Insigni Temporis & Occasionis, 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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        Testamenti veteris Biblia Sacra, sive Libri canonici priscae Judaeorum Ecclesiae a Deo traditi; Latini recens ex Hebraeo facti; Jesu Christi Testamentum novum sive fedus novum [Old and New Testaments]

      Hanover Wechelianis Sumptibus Danielisac Daidis 1624. Worn condition. Boards in deteriorated condition and fragile but holding. Spine worn with significant loss to leather. Title page detached - creased and with sm. tear (no loss to text). Some pages sticking. Tear to pp37-38 (first section). Minimal browning and ink marginalia within Reprint Full leather covers 360mm x 230mm (14" x 9"). [10pp]+ 177pp + 293pp + 75pp + 448pp + index. Engraved ornament to title pages.

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        Historia particolare delle cose passate tra 'l sommo pontefice Paolo V e la serenissima Repubblica di Venezia. Gl'anni MDCV, MDCVI, MDCVII, di Pietro Sarpi divisa in sette libri.

      s.n. 1624 In - 4° (cm. 23), legatura coeva in p. pergamena con titolo ms. al dorso (lievi usure), tagli blu; pp. [4] 328 in buono stato, lieve rifilatura al margine superiore, lievi segni d'uso e una striscia di carta bianca al margine della sola c. Pp1 per nascondere antichi scarabocchi d'inchiostro. «Edizione più accreditata [..] probabilmente originale» [Piantanida 1053] della famosa opera politica del Sarpi sull'interdetto di Venezia, città in cui fu realmente stampato il testo. Esso difende la libertà del potere civile veneziano contro le pretese ecclesiastiche e pontificie, e nella storia delle dottrine politiche è assurto a simbolo della lotta per la laicità dello Stato. Cfr. Lozzi 6121; Cicogna 872; Gamba 2082n. che ritiene essere la seconda edizione; Melzi II, 7 per il nome di Pietro anziché Paolo al frontespizio. Buon esemplare.

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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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        Caspari Bauhini Basileens archiatri & praxeos profess. Ordinar. De lapidis bezaaris oriental. & occident. Cervin. & Germanici ortu natura differentiis veroque usu ex Veterum & recentiorum placitis Liber priore editione auctior

      Basel, Switzerland: Ludovici Regis, 1624. [xxiv], 294 pages of text, [ix] including an index and errata. First published in 1613. Apparently an unrecorded printing; known printings listed include 1625. Full vellum binding with minor soiling. Small 8vo (6.3 inches/161mm). Illustrated by several in-text woodcuts. Moderate browning to pages; minimal foxing. Previous owner's name (Bilharz) neatly on title page; bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. . Early edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        Lettres au Roy Henry le Grand, et a Monsieur de Villeroy.

      Paris, Bouillerot, 1624.. 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. Fol. M. gestoch. Portr. Ossats v. L.Gaultier. 24, 313 u. 445 S., 8 Bll. Späterer engl. Ldr. m. goldgepr. Wappensupralibros (v. John Price of Westbury ?). bestoßen u. berieben, Gelenke v. Fachmann tlw. unterlegt. Erste Ausgabe.. NBG XXXVIII,909 ff. ; Barbier II,1250. - Arnaud de Ossat (1537 - 1604), franz. Diplomat, Schriftsteller u. Kardinal d. röm.kathol. Kirche. Obiges Werk versammelt Briefe aus d. Jahren 1594 -1604. In d. Zeit war Ossat Berater v. Heinrich IV. u. verhandelte dessen Versöhnung mit d. Papst 1595.Er brachte d. Pappst dazu d. Ehe Heinrichs m. Margarete v. Navarra zu scheiden u. arrangierte d. Heirat m. Maria de Medici. Außenminister Villeroy beriet sich auf Wunsch Heinrichs in allen Fragen mit ihm. Ossat hat erheblichen Anteil an d. franz. Allianzen mit England u. verhandelte m. dem Sultan d. Türkei. Obwohl Bischoff v. Rennes blieb er bis zu seinem Tod in Rom, dort verwendete er sich auch f. M.de Montaigne u. J.-A. de Thou. Seine Briefe werden als Meisterstück d. Politik angesehen.

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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].. [4]pp. In Spanish. Woodcut illustration of the Virgin Mary and decorative initial on first page. 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. PALAU 257775 through 257778 (variants).

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        La Vie de Henry le Grand. Traduitte du Latin de G. Sossi.

      Avroy, Paris 1624 - (.Tableau des vertus royales, des moyens d'empescher la domination de l'estranger en France, & de conserver les subiets naturels ). ( In französischer Sprache ). Mit Titelkupfer und einigen gestochenen Vignetten, 7 n.n. Blättern, 528 Seiten, Pergamentband der Zeit mit Resten von Schließenbändern, Klein8° ( 14,5 x 8,5 cm ). Das Titelkupfer zeigt Heinrich den Großen hoch zu Roß ( nach Grain Polong? ). Einband stark fleckig, berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, Schließenbänder fehlen, Einbandkanten beschädigt sowie mit Resten alter Bibliotheksmarken. Innen handschriftliche Vermerke von alter Hand auf vorderem Innendeckel " Ex Bibliotheca Ioannis Vitia Würtzburg ", Titelblatt wie auch Titelkupfer etwas zu den Rändern beschädigt, Seiten teils gering fleckig, Seiten teils eselsohrig oder angeknickt, Seite 459 mit Einriß und Eckabriß unten. - selten - ( Gewicht 260 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available )

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        eh. 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). ...'

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        La Venetia Edificata: Poema eroico di Giulio Strozzi con gli argomenti del Sig Francesco Cortesi

      Folio. Venice: Appresso Antonio Pinelli, 1624. Folio, engraved title-page, [22] pp. including a full-page portrait of Strozzi; 248 pp. including 24 full-page engraved plates (one to each canto); [8] pp. of index including a full-page plate of Fl. Aetius and Attila, and a fine printer?s woodcut on the final verso. Full speckled brown cat?s paw calf c. 1700, a very good copy with fine impressions of the plates. First complete edition (the 1621 edition has only the first 12 books), a rare and important book. Salloch noted of his copy (1969): ?A grand Baroque epic on the origin, foundation and early history of Venice. Its principal attraction are the fine plates which illustrate the story. We see Attila and his army, tents, ships, scenes of sieges and battles, the Venetians, men and women, all in the dress of the 17th century. The title, an allegory of Venice, including a view of the city and Venezia seated on a big lion, is by Valesio who also did the frontispiece portrait of the author. The first of the plates (Attila with his army coming down from the hills) is by Bernardo Castello; the others by unknown artists. Fine copy. Cicognara 1044; Graesse VI, 512.?

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        Den Nederlantschen hovenier,... beschrijvende alderhande prinçelijke en heerlijke lust-hoven en hof-steden,... Including: Den verstandigen hovenier, over de twaelf maenden van 't jaer. Including: De medicyn-winkel, of ervaren huys-houder... als mede den naerstigen byen-houder, ... Noch is hier achter bygevoeght Den Verstandigen Kok.Amsterdam, Widow of Gijsbert de Groot, 1711-1721. 3 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With 2 engraved frontispieces, 76 full-page plates, mostly engraved, partly in woodcut, 11 woodcuts in the text and 3 large engraved illustrations on the title-pages. Later half mottled calf, paper title label on spine.

      Springer pp. 28-29; cf. Berlin Kat. 3391-3392 (German and French eds. of the first part by Groen only); cf. Waller 844-845 . Rare complete edition of one of the very popular encyclopaedic household books, treating all aspects of life in the country, from laying out gardens, working in the garden, planting and sowing trees, shrubs, orchards, vegetables and herbs, house-keeping, preparing home-medicine, distilling, fishing, bee-keeping, cooking, slaughtering, jam-making, etc., for use at the Dutch country-estates and mansions. First published around the middle of the seventeenth-century, the first part, by Jan van der Groen (1624-1671), the gardener of the House of Orange, covers the planning and creating of gardens, with hundreds of models for garden-plans, labyrinths, garden-architecture, etc. The well-known Amsterdam physician and pharmacist Pieter Nijlandt wrote the other parts, the second describing work in the gardens for each month, the whole year round, including herb- and kitchen-gardening, and work in the orchards and vineyards; the third describing the preparation and use of home medicines for both men and beasts, distilling, bee-keeping, and includes a popular cookery book, with advice about when and how to slaughter animals and how to make preserves.With the bookplate of Bob Luza. With a few occasional stains. Spine slightly rubbed. Very good copy of this popular encyclopaedic household book.

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        The anatomy of melancholy

      Oxford: John Lichfield and James Short, 1624. Second (first folio) edition. [4], 64, 188, [4], 189-557 [i.e., 567], [7, index]pp.Oxford: John Lichfield and James Short for Henry Cripps, 1624. 292 x 191 mm. 19th century half calf, marbled boards, gilt spine from an earlier binding laid on. First few leaves a bit soiled and creased, upper corner of title mended (not affecting text), occasional spotting but very good. 17th century ownership inscription, "Thomasin Honywood her Book March 1682" on verso of leaf a2. 19th century engraved bookplate of Stafford H. Northcote, first Earl of Iddesleigh (1818-87); a conservative politician, Northcote held several government posts including Chancellor of the Exchequer and Foreign Secretary. Jordan-Smith, Bibliographia Burtoniana, 2.

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        Tiphys Batavus sive Histiodromice, De navium cursibus, et re navali.

      Leiden, Elzevier, 1624. 4to. Bound in a beautiful contemporary full calf binding with gilt centrepieces blindstamped lines and four raised bands and gilt ornamentations to spine. Spine neatly restored. Old owner's names to title-page, one of them crossed out. Occassional very light browning or soiling. An excellent copy. With the book-plate of Paul Heilbronner to inside of front board. (54), 109, (1) + (2), 62 (being tables), (1 - errata), (1) pp. + 3 engraved plates (one being in the text, on p. 101, but full-page). Woodcut illustrations and tables in the text.. Scarce first edition of one of Snell's main works, his important lessons on navigation, in which he coined the term "loxodrome" and foreshadowed the differential triangle of Pascal. "The idea and figure of what is now called the differential triangle had appeared on several occasions before the time of Pascal, and even as early as 1624. Snell, in his "Tiphys Batavus", had thought of a small speherical surface bounded by a loxodrome, a circle of latitude, and a meridian of longitude as equivalent to a plane right triangle." (C.B. Boyer, The History of the Calculus and its Conceptual Development, p. 152). "In 1624 Snel published his lessons on navigation in Tiphys batavus (Tiphys was the pilot of the Argo). The work is mainly a study and tabulation of Pedro Nuñez' so-called rhumb lines (1537), which Snel named "loxodromes". His consideration of a small spherical triangle bounded by a loxodrome, a parallel, and a meridian circle as a plane right triangle foreshadows the differential triangle of Pascal and later mathematicians." (D.S.B.). Paul Helbronner (1871-1938) was a French topographer, alpinist, and geodosist, who pioneered cartography of the French Alps. Pointe Helbronner in the Mont Blanc massif is named in his honour

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        1- Compendium Biblicum, continens ex 23202 versiculis totius Veteris Testamenti (.) tam Hebraice quam Chaldaicæ una cum versione Latina inveniuntur. Ultrajecti [I.e.Utrecht], Guilielmi à Walcheren, 1674. (12), 179, (3) p. 2- Seu Compendium Lexici Hebraici. Compendio Biblico Leusdano subjunctum continens. Idem, 1674. 60 p. (EXEMPLAIRE DE SILVESTRE DE SACY)

      - Petit in-12, plein vélin ivoire de l'époque, dos à 5 faux-nerfs, tranches rouges (texte en 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 un 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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        Emblemata of Zinnework den tweede druck met nieuwe plaeten en eenige

      1624. BRUNE, Johannes de. Emblemata of Zinnewerk. [10], 360 pp. Illustrated with an engraved title-page and 51 half-page copperplate engravings by Willem de Passe and others after Adriaen van der Venne. Amsterdam: [Printed by Hans vander Hellen, Middleburgh, for] J.E. Cloppenburgh, 1624. BOUND WITH: VENNE, Adriaen Pietersz van de. Tafereel van de Belacchende Werelt, en des self geluckige Eeuwe, Goet Rondt, met by-gevoegde Raedel-Spreucken, aengevvesen in de Boer-Achtige Eenvoudigheyt, op de Haegsche Kermis. [14], 280 pp. Engraved title, woodcut vignette to letterpress title, 1 woodcut headpiece, 12 half-page engraved illustrations by Daniel van Bremden, Pieter de Jode the Younger, Pieter Serwouters, and others, all after van de Venne. Small 4to., 220 x 167 mm, bound in near-contemporary Dutch vellum, spine lettered in MS. The Hague: voor den autheur, 1635. |~||~||~||~| Ad. 1: First Edition of Brune's Emblemata, described by Porteman as: "one of the most splendid emblem books ever produced... As a source of information on seventeenth-century life these prints are indispensable. More than a third depicts interiors, sleeping quarters, cellars, etc. Others represent gardens, streets, city and seascapes. Some of them were drawn after the life, and the localities depicted have been identified by specialists" (Porteman). The engraved title-page and fifty-one copperplates, here engraved by C. Le Blon, J. Gelle, A. Poel, W. de Passe, and J.G. Swelinck after designs by A. van de Venne, are truly "of outstanding quality" (Landwehr). The engravings appear in fine impressions in this copy, offering "a kaleidoscopic view on the customs, costumes and manners in the 'Golden Age'" (Landwehr). Under each of these lively images is an eight line poem offering a moral lesson on the folly of mankind. Brune's commentary represents a Calvinist reaction against the supposedly immoral behaviour of the Dutch which followed the war with Spain. Ad.2: First Edition of this beautifully-illustrated "mirror" of Dutch seventeenth-century life. Based upon genre scenes at the annual Hague Fair, van de Venne captured attitudes and human behavior that were designed as a guide for proper manners and morals. Van de Venne worked closely with some of the best Dutch engravers of the time to ensure that his ideas lost nothing during their transfer to the printing plate. The theme of the present work (the title translates as 'Scenes of the Laughable World') and comments on the attractions and various types of visitors at the famous annual fair in The Hague. Unusually, this work from the Dutch Golden Age is both written and illustrated by the same man: Adriaen van de Venne, based in The Hague, a miniaturist as well as a versatile painter (on a larger scale) of allegories, genre subjects and portraits. The present work is probably the best example of his work as an author, as well as including some of his finest book illustrations - he specialized in the emblematic subjects so beloved of the book-buying public at the time. The theme of the present work (the title translates as 'Scenes of the Laughable World') is explored largely through the device of a dialogue between the young farmer Tamme Lubbert (Soft Johnny) and his sweetheart. They comment on the attractions and visitors at the famous annual fair in The Hague, with a sidebar containing moralizing proverbs and sayings printed in the columns on the outer margins. Fine copies of two quintessential emblem books of the Dutch Golden Age, with excellent impressions of the plates. Brune: Praz 288. Landwehr, Emblem Books 64. K. Porteman, Inleiding tot de Nederlandse emblemataliteratuur 134-135. Van de Venne: Hollstein IX, 205, no. 119; XXXV, nos. 438-445. See: M. van Vaeck. Adriaen van de Vennes "Tafereel van de belacchende werelt" (den Haag, 1635). (Gent: 1994).

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        eh. 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). ...'

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        EMPRESAS MILITARES DE LUSITANOS

      - Lisboa, Pedro Craesbeeck, 1624, 19,5x15 cm., piel, 6+334 hojas. Buena encuadernación en plena piel con motivos geométricos dorados en los planos y con estuche. (El folio nº 62 está repetido faltando el nº 102)

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        Flavio Lucio Dextro Caballero Español de Barcelona Prefecto-Pretorio de Oriente Governador de Toledo.

      Madrid, Pedro Tazo, 1624. - 2 parties en 1 volume in-4. 11ff. (manque le faux-titre). 108ff.chiffrés. + 4ff. 146ff.chiffrés (i.e. 140). 8ff. Vélin postérieur, traces de lien, titre manuscrit au dos. Edition Originale de cette "défense enflammée" (Palau) par l'érudit et bibliographe Tomás Tamayo de Vargas (1587-1642) des écrits de Flavio Lucio Dextro, historien espagnol du 5e siècle, fils de Saint Pacien, évêque de Barcelone. La controverse avait été lancée par le jésuite Jerónimo Román de la Higuera (1563-1611), dans ses chroniques publiées sous le nom de Dextro. Divisé en deux parties à pagination particulière, "Defensa de F.L. Destro" et "Verdad de Fr. L. Dextro", l'ouvrage est illustré d'un titre-frontispice gravé aux armes de Don Francisco Fernández Bertrán et signé par Juan Schorquens. Notre exemplaire contient apparemment 4 feuillets de plus que celui décrit par Palau, dont les cahiers ee et ff ne comportaient que 2 feuillets (contre 4 dans notre exemplaire). Taches et rousseurs prononcés à quelques feuillets. Palau, 327111: "Es una encendida defensa de los escritos de Dextro, hijo de San Paciano, natural de Barcelona, fallecido en el año 444". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        GUSTAVI SELENI CRYPTOMENYTICES ET CRYPTOGRAPHIAE LIBRI IX. In quibus planissima Steganographiae à Johanne Trithemio, abbate Spanheymensi et Herbipolensi, admirandi ingenij viro, magice et aenigmatice olim conscriptiae, Enodatio traditur.

      typis Johannis & Henrichi fratrum der Sternen 1624 In - 4 p. (mm. 297x183), p. pergam. coeva, tit. ms. al dorso, 14 cc.nn. (compreso il bellissimo frontesp. figurato, inc. in rame), 493 pp.num., ornato da grandi iniziali e finali silografati, con 3 belle composizioni (1 a p. pag.) inc. all?acquaforte da Lucas e Wolf Kilian, nel t.; illustrato da numer. silografie: alfabeti musicali, alfabeti segreti, quadrati e cerchi magici, diagrammi, tabelle con cerchi alle carte ?Q3, Q4, Q5? (ripieg.); e con 1 ?Tabula generalis, Synopsin totius Systematis Cryptographici?, f.t. e a doppia pag. "Edizione originale". Cfr. Bibliotheca Esoterica,163: ?'Ouvrage fort rare, de la plus grande importance non seulement au point de vue de la cryptographie et des écritures secrètes, mais aussi pour la ?question Shakespeare?. L?auteur qui signa ce livre, avec les pseudonymes de ?Gustavus de Selenica, stirpe oriundus? et de ?Gustavus Selenus? (lune), première partie du mot Lunebourg, était le duc Auguste de Bruenswick - Lunebourg.. Si l?on en croit certains critiques anglais.. on trouve dans son ouvrage la preuve formelle que c?est Bacon qui écrivit les pièces de Shakespeare et cette preuve en fut donnée au lendemain meme de la publication de celles - ci, puisque le recueil connu sous le nom de ?premier folio? vit le jour en 1623. Dès la première page on en aperçoit la clef. Le titre - frontispice, en effet, est divisé en quatre cartouches qui ont chacun une signification précise. Celui de gauche représente un gentilhomme (Bacon) donnant son écrit à un homme porteur d?une lance ("shake - spear", qui remue une lance), lequel tient à la main son chapeau qu?orne une branche de laurier et dont la figure ressemble à celle que grava Dugdale du buste de Shakespeare. Celui de droite représente le meme homme, reconnaissable à son chapeau, donnant de l?éperon ("shake - spur", qui remue l?éperon) au cheval qu?il monte. Celui d?en haut, encadré des trois masques de la farce, de la comédie et de la tragédie, représente une tempete (allusion à la pièce: The Tempest) avec sur le rivage de fanaux ("beacon", mot qui alors se prononçait de meme que "bacon"). Enfin, celui du bas représente un homme (Shakespeare) écrivant à un bureau, mais tenu en laisse par un seigneur (Bacon) qui, entre eux, élève un chapeau, ce seul couvre - chef symbolisant le contrat secret liant les deux personnages? - Brunet,V,270: ?ouvrage curieux? - Benezit,VII, p. 798 (x gli artisti Kilian). Prime 3 cc. (risg., occhiett., front.) ben restaur. per picc. manc. margin., pagg. ingiallite per la qualità della carta, altrim. esemplare ben conservato.

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        Von den Natürlichen / und ubernatürlichen Dingen. Auch von der ersten Tinctur, Wurtzel und Geiste der Metallen und Mineralien / wie dieselbe entpfangen / außgekochet / geborn / verendert und vermehret werden / Trewlich eröffnet durch Fratrem Basilium Valentinum, Benedicter Ordens. Und nunmehr aus seiner eigenen Handschrifft in Druck publiciret, Durch Johann Tholden Hessum. [3. Aufl.].

      Leipzig, In vorlegung Bartholomaei Voigts. Anno M.DC.XXIV. Auf dem Kolophon: Leipzig / Gedruckt bey Friederich Lanckisch, 1624.. 4 Bll., 119 S., 1 Bl., mit einer Schmuckvignette, Titel in rot u. schwarz, Kl.-8°, Marmorierter Karton d. Zt.. VD17 39:116690E; Neu 284; Ferguson I,78. - Erschien erstmals 1603 u. danach 1611. - Wer sich hinter dem legendären Benediktinermönch verbarg, konnte bis heute nicht eindeutig geklärt werden, manche sehen in dem Herausgeber Thölde den eigentlichen Verfasser (siehe Schmieder S.197-209 u. Biedermann S.83f). Als Hauptwerk des Basilius Valentinus gilt der "Currus triumphalis Antimonii" (1602, 1604), dtsch. "Triumphwagen des Antimonii" (1646). - Einband berieben u. bestossen; Rücken stärker angerissen u. mit Fehlstellen; Innendeckel mit Wappen-ExLibris "Friedr. August H. z. B. Ö."; tlw. gebräunt u. leicht braunfleckig, sonst ein gutes Expl.

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        The Romish Fisher Caught & Held in His Owne Net, Etc. With, Touching the Visibility of the Church, With, an Appendix to the Fishers Net, Etc.

      Robert Milbourne, 1624, Hardcover (Original Boards), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition1/4 leather, hinges broken, edges worn, book plate inside front cover. Damp-stains to front cover and first several pages. Ink inscriptions (contemporary) on title page. Two dated title pages, plus an unnumbered 80 page section. Last page mis-numbered. Name also spelled 'Featley.' In the Appendix a page of the Table of Contents has been bound in upside down. Size: Small 8vo. 492 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 lbs. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 1454.

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        Disquisitionum Magicarum Libri Sex

      Mainz: Petri Henningii, 1624. Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Contemporary rolled and stamped pigskin, remains of clasps, worn at the corners but quite sound - an attractive binding. First published in 1593 Graesse D355 (various editions). A widely disseminated and influential book - as central in its way as the Malleus Maleficarum - Del Rio untangles good and bad magic, superstition, idolatry and devil worship, and gives a list of Devil inspired authors (Bacon, Paracelsus, George Ripley, etc.). Though written from a generally counter-reformation stance, Delrio's work was the standard guide for Catholics and Protestants throughout the 17th and 18th centuries. Bookplate at rear, old signature to title.Moderate to heavy browning to the paper, a few minor tears to the outer margin, but otherwise clean. (24), 1070pp; lacking the front endpaper. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Inventory No: 044461.

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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: Dry Historische Tractaetgens , 't Eerste van de Kercke, waer die gheweest is, van de tijden der Apostelen, tot de tijden der Reformatie, door de Waldensen. Het tweede, Van de verscheyden namen der Waldensen, en de oorsaken van de selve benaemingen. Het derde, Van het Geloove der Waldensen, volgens d'eygen bekentenissen, ende Historien der Papisten, Dienende tot verlichtinghe van de Kerckelijcke Historie, ende verdedinghe van de Eere en Leere der Gereformeerde Kercken, ende mondstoppinge van eenige lasteringen, der Jesu-wijten, ende Pausghesinden, als oock voor een Appendix, aen de Historie Perrini, vanden Waldensen, Ghestelt by Balthasar Lydius.

      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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        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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        Luthers fore-runners, or, A cloud of witnesses : deposing for the Protestant faith, gathered together in the historie of the Waldenses, who for diuers hundred yeares before Luther successiuely opposed popery, professed the truth of the Gospell, and sealed it with their bloud : being most grieuously persecuted and many thousands of them martyred by the tyrannie of that man of sinne, and his superstitious adherents and cruell instruments ... : all which hath bene faithfully collected out of the au

      Printed for Nathanael Newbery .., 1624-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 4to. 4 parts in one. Contemporary calf. Joints cracked. Title in red and black. Name clipped from corner of title page. Engraved portrait. [16], 66, [2], 144, 143, [1], 103 p. Collated. Mostly unmarked pages. Scattered marginalia, marks, rear end pages have notations. Book plate presentation on front paste down to Newton Theological Seminary. Name of early owner on fep. <br><br><br><br> 2nd edition was issued with the title, "The bloudy rage of that great Antechrist of Rome ... against the true church of Christ." A translation of: Perrinâ&#128;&#153;s Histoire des Vaudois. <br>STC 19769; ESTC S123533; Lowndes IV, 1834; McAlpin I 361-362. <br><br>Perrin&#39;s history of the Waldenses (a proto-Protestant group in France) was embraced by Protestants as a record of the abuses of Catholicism and a historical predecessor to their movements. During the 16th century Waldensians declared for the nascent Protestant movements. They were subsequently massacred at Merindol in 1545. <br>Subjects: Protestant Reformation; Waldenses.; Albigenses

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        Historia particolare delle cose passate tra &#145;l sommo pontefice Paolo V e la Serenissima Republica di Venetia. Gl'Anni 1605, 1606 1607. Divisa in sette libri.

      s.n.,, In Lione, 1624 - Cm. 22, pp. (4) 328. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena semirigida con nervi a vista e titoli manoscritti al dorso. Esemplare marginoso, genuino ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Si tratta verosimilmente della prima edizione di quest'opera che nello stesso anno vide apparire un'altra impressione con luogo di stampa Mirandola. Verte sulla presa di posizione della Repubblica di Venezia in difesa della libertà del potere civile contro le usurpazioni del potere ecclesiastico che ledevano la libertà dello stato. Il processo di irrigidimento dottrinale e l'accentramento burocratico della Chiese controriformista nel periodo successivo al Concilio di Trento (1545-63) avevano spinto il Papa Paolo V a scagliare nel 1606 l'interdetto contro la Repubblica di Venezia che rifiutava di rimettere al foro ecclesiastico questioni che riteneva di competenza del Consilio del Dieci. Nel conflitto sorto tra la Repubblica veneziana e Paolo V, Sarpi fu appassionato difensore dell'autonomia giurisdizionale dello Stato. Eletto infatti consultore "in iure" con la qualifica di teologo canonista impugnò brillantemente la giustificazione dottrinale dell'azione del Papa divenendo vero campione dello Stato nei rapporti con la Chiesa. Cfr. Cicogna, Graesse e Piantanida. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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, 1624.

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        Educación de príncipes

      En Madrid 1624 - 4º (210 x 150 mm.). 9 hojas 156 folios. Encuadernación en pergamino. lomo con título manuscrito. . Buen ejemplar. Portada facsimilada,hoja 49 y 50 con alguna mancha,desde la hoja 125 a la 132 un poco de polilla en la parte superior sin afectar al texto,desde la hoja 139 a la 152 restos de humedad en la parte inferior,hoja 155 esquina inferior derecha restaurada sin afectar al texto y la hoja 156 esquina inferior derecha restaurada y copia del texto que falta. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Abrahami Sculteti Exercitationes Evangelicae

      Amstelrodami: Apud Henricum Laurentium, 1624. Leather Bound. Fair/No Jacket. 166, 168 p. 20 cm. Woodcut (printer&#39;s?) device on title page; woodcut initials and tail-piece. Full leather. Spine label missing. Head and tail of spine chipped. Some scrapes to front and back cover, corners worn. Initials embossed in front cover. Bookplate. Pencil notation on front free endpaper. Ink on title-page. Water-stain along top edge. Exercitationes evangelicae. Includes index. Most text is in Latin, with some Greek, Hebrew and German Gothic script. Pp. 143-144 are repeated in the first sequence. Printer&#39;s name printed after the date on the title page. Extended title reads: "Quibus quatuor Euangelistarum difficiliora & obscuriora loca partim philogice, partim Theologice explicantur, illustrantur. Liber primus et secundus. AD illustrem & generisissimum Dominum, D. Abrahammum Burggravium & Baronem a Dhona, consiliarium Brandeburgicum".

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