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2013-10-21 20:29:18
PASS, Crispin van de
Paris: , 1625. Size: 370 × 465 mm. Copperplate engraving. Some thinning, and minor repairs to central fold, otherwise in good condition. From the L'Instrction du Roy en L'Exercise de Monter a Cheval by Antoine de Pluvinel. A very important work on equestrianism, engraved by the Dutch engraver Crispijn de Pass. Pluvinel's innovative method of horse training was regarded as much more humane than earlier methods. This is a fine, early, highly decorative equestrian print.
Bookseller: Peter Harrington
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2013-10-09 04:00:03
Rantzau, Henricus
Holzschnitt-Druckermarke auf Titel, einige astrologische Textholzschn., 3 mehrfach gefaltete Tabellen, 378 S., (15 Bl.). Flexibler Pergamentband der Zeit. Spätere Ausgabe in einem sehr gut erhaltenen Exemplar. - Zinner 5018; Houzeau/Lancaster 4965; Caillet 9195. - Umfangreiches astrologisches Werk des dänischen Staatskanzlers, Bibliophilen und Förderers von Tycho Brahe. Bezieht sich auf zahlreiche zeitgenössische Autoren, u. a. Cardano, Ringelberg, Schoner, aber auch auf arabische Astrologen. "Un des plus complets des traites anciens d'astrologie judicaire" (Caillet). - Zu Beginn minimal gebräunt.
Bookseller: Antiquariat im Hufelandhaus GmbH vorm. L
2013-08-31 23:07:43
Philip IV, King of Spain.
Madrid: , 31 October 1625. Madrid, 31 October 1625. Folio (31 cm; 12.125"). [4] pp. (and 2 blank leaves).. Diego de Faxardo had been the corregidor of Merida del Campo and he is scheduled to undergo the residencia hearing that will assess his term of office. Here the king gives specific instructions to the residencia judge as to who should be called to testify and who should not.    This is a certified contemporary copy of the original with the official paper and wax seal (now desiccated and detached but present). Very good condition with minimal bleed through. Written in a very clear notarial hand.
Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co., LLC (PRB&M) [U.S.A.]
2013-08-23 08:48:18
JESÚS MARÍA, Fray Alonso de
Alcalá, por Juan de Orduña, 1625. 4to.; 7 hs. (de 9), faltando portada y primera hoja de preliminares + 651 pp. de texto + 23 hs. (de 25) de Tabla. Con un grabado calcográfico mostrando a Santa Teresa de Jesús. Ejemplar con pérdidas de papel blanco en las dos primeras hojas y de una pequeña porción de texto en la última de Tabla. Encuadernación moderna en media tela. El autor de este raro libro de espiritualidad fue el fundador en Agosto de 1592 de un eremitorio carmelita en el Desierto de Bolarque
Bookseller: Hesperia Libros
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2013-07-14 18:00:31
PURCHAS, Samuel
London,: W. Stansby for H. Fetherstone, 1625-, 1626.. Five volumes, folio (in sixes), with seven double-page engraved maps, and 88 smaller maps or illustrations in the text; additional ornamental title page to the first volume; a few marginal repairs, some of the in-text maps just trimmed by binder at margins, the Virginia and New England maps in in the fourth volume expertly backed on linen; generally in fine condition throughout; in a handsome early 20th-century binding of dark brown crushed morocco, central gilt arabesque on covers, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers with inner gilt dentelle borders, by Pratt with his stamp in each volume. The classic anthology of exploration: 'This is one of the fullest and most important collections of voyages and travels in the English language' (Church).This is a splendid set (in a handsome binding by the 19th-century London binder Pratt) of the monumental sequel to Hakluyt's collection of voyages. If Purchas is thought by some to lack Hakluyt's inspired touch as an editor, his mighty volumes encompassing some twelve hundred separate narratives 'hold many a stirring tale of bravery at sea, ice under a midnight sun in Arctic seas or, far away south, under a tropic moon or brazen noontide sun. They tell of parching thirst, and freezing cold, of chill winds that searched men to the bone, and of the hot breath of desert sands that scorched their flesh and drove them crazed to death...' (Waters, p. 260).As the Hill catalogue notes, 'At the death of Hakluyt there was left a large collection of voyages in manuscript which came into the hands … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2013-07-01 13:51:38
Cavacci, Giacomo
Venetiis: In Typographica Pinelliana, 1625. [12],157,[4]pp. (lacking preliminary blank; [cross]4 bound out of place after pi4, and wanting the terminal signature a1-4, the latter printing "Posteritati ex rebus à Leonardo Donato Venetiarum..."). Quarto. Modern half morocco and marbled boards. Engraved title and 32 engraved plates. Woodcut historiated initials and decorative tailpieces. Some spotting and occasional ink annotations (including an ownership signature on F2), several tiny holes in plate 2, scattered soiling and occasional discolorations or tidemarks, several old ink spots or smears in text; generally, in spite of the manifest imperfections, a reasonably sound copy. A handsomely illustrated edition of this collection of prose sketches and engraved portraits of religious hermits, edited by Lorenzo Pignoria, and with a prefatory poem by Goergius Camerarius. The fine engraved portraits of the hermits were executed by Francesco Valesio, and generally portray them in rustic settings, usually engaged in contemplation or prayer, or, as in the case of Didymus Celliensis, who is portrayed walking among all sorts of reptiles, including a three-headed dragon, engaged in their most characteristic acts. Another engraving, signed L.P., is a city view. Cavacci was a Benedictine monk in the monastery at Padua, and the first edition appeared in 1612. BRUNET I:1693.
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2013-06-12 17:56:42
Nicholas de Son (Reims, attivo 1620-1630)
Acquaforte e bulino, 1625, datata e firmata in lastra. Magnifica prova, ricca di toni, impressa su carta vergata coeva con filigrana ?grappolo d?uva? (simile a Lieure 52), con sottili margini, in ottimo stato di conservazione.La Cattedrale Metropolitana di Nostra Signora di Reims è uno dei più alti esempi di arte gotica in Europa. Al suo interno si svolsero le incoronazioni di tutti i re di Francia, a partire dal 987, quando vi fu incoronato il conte di Parigi Ugo Capeto, iniziatore della dinastia dei Capetingi, fino al 1825, quando si celebrò l'incoronazione di Carlo X. Nicholas de Son o Desson era nativo di Reims e fu allievo ed imitatore di Jacques Callot. Pochissime e discordanti sono le notizie sulla sua vita. Oltre a questa incisione, datata al 1625, sono note alcune opere datate 1628. Il capolavoro dell?artista. "Etching and engraving, 1625, signed and dated in the plate. A magnificent impression, rich in tone, printed on contemporary laid paper with watermark ""bunch of grapes"" (similar to Lieure 52), with thin margins, in excellent condition.The Metropolitan Cathedral of Notre Dame of Reims is one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture in Europe. Inside were held coronations of the kings of France, from 987, when he was crowned the Count of Paris Hugh Capet, founder of the Capetian dynasty, until 1825, when it celebrated the coronation of Charles X. Nicholas de Son or Desson was a native of Reims and was a pupil and imitator of Jacques Callot. Are few and conflicting information about his life. In addition to this work, which dates from 1625, some works are … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Supergulp di Rem Srl
2013-06-10 19:50:33
Jacques CALLOT (Nancy 1592 - 1635)
Acquaforte e bulino, 1625, firmata in lastra in basso a destra. Esemplare di terzo stato con indirizzo di Silvestre. Magnifica prova, ricca di toni, impressa su carta vergata coeva, rifilata al rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. L?opera fu commissionata al Callot per una tesi teologica sostenuta nel 1625 a Roma dal frate Etienne Didelot. Dedicata a Carlo IV e alla Duchessa Nicole, l?opera viene descritta nella lastra come l?immagine della guerra, della vittoria, del trionfo e della gloria della Vergine. La grande composizione si può dividere in tante piccole scene, tutte spiegate da iscrizioni latine, aventi un unico comune denominatore: la devozione mariana. L?opere trasmette la figura di una donna forte, dominante, alle volte raffigurata con l?allegoria di Roma Trionfante, a tutt?oggi associata all?iconografia dell?Immacolata Concezione. Secondo alcuni studiosi l?opera rappresenta la testimonianza più elevata del culto mariano presso la confraternita dei Francescani, che si esprimeva al massimo in occasione degli anni santi. Numerosi sono i disegni preparatori all?opera, conservati al museo di Nancy. Opera di grande fascino mistico. Bibliografia: Lieure 562; Mostra di Nancy, 694. Dimensioni 368x563.
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquarius
2013-06-10 19:50:33
Jacques CALLOT (Nancy 1592 - 1635)
Acquaforte, 1625, datata in lastra in alto al centro e firmata in basso a destra. Esemplare nel raro primo stato di due, avanti l?indirizzo dell?editore Israel Silvestre. Bellissima prova, nitida e contrastata, impressa su carta vergata coeva recante filigrana ?scudo coronato con stemma araldico? (sconosciuta al Lieure), irregolarmente rifilata alla linea marginale, tracce di colla al verso, nel complesso in ottimo stato di conservazione.Bella composizione rappresentante i giardini del palazzo ducale di Nancy, abbelliti dallo spirito d?immaginazione dell?artista. Come citato nei versetti nel margine posteriore, la stampa ha il vezzo di rappresentare la gente di Nancy impegnata in diversi passatempi di un giorno di festa di primavera. Dedicata alla Duchessa di Lorena, l?opera rappresenta un omaggio del Callot alla sua città natale. Etching, 1625, signed on the plate at the lower right and dated at the upper centre. Rare first state of two, before Silvestre's address. A fine impression, on contemporary laid paper, "crowned coat of arms" watermark (not in Lieure), irregularly trimmed at the borderline, traces of glue on verso, generally in very good conditions. Etching representing the Ducal Palace of Nancy. Dedicated to the Duchess of Lorraine, this work is a homage of Callot to his native city. Meaume 622, Lieure 566 I/II. 384 259
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquarius
2013-06-10 10:02:32
Ottavio LEONI detto "Il Padovanino" (Roma 1578 circa - 1630)
Acquaforte e bulino, 1625, firmata e datata in lastra negli esemplari di secondo stato. Magnifica prova del raro primo stato di due, avanti lettera, impressa su carta vergata coeva, rifilata al rame, in eccellente stato di conservazione.Celebre per i suoi ritratti di tutta l?aristocrazia romana degli inizi del XVII secolo, il Leoni, romano di nascita, deve il suo soprannome alla città natale del padre, anch?egli pittore di ritratti. Controversa la paternità del volto effigiato: secondo il Mariette, grande appassionato di disegni ed incisioni del Leoni, si tratterebbe di Mario Nuzzi detto ?Mario de? Fiori?, mentre più ragionevolmente si tratta del suo amico Tommaso Salini, ipotesi confermata dalla leggenda aggiunta nella prova del secondo stato. Ai lati del ritratto principale, un curioso accostamento di due testine incise al bulino, ad avvalorare il fatto che la lastra non gli fu commissionata, ma venne realizzata in tutta libertà. Nel 1603 il Leoni venne coinvolto in un?azione diffamatoria ai danni di Caravaggio dal pittore Giovanni Baglione. Testimone al processo fu proprio Tommaso Salini, che dichiarò invece di aver ricevuto delle strofe che criticavano Baglione scritte da Orazio Gentileschi e da ?Ottavio Padovano??. "Etching and engraving, 1625, signed and dated on plate in the example of the second state. A magnificent impression of the rare first state of two, before the letters, printed on contemporary laid paper, trimmed to the platemark, in excellent condition.Famous for his portraits of all the Roman aristocracy in the early seventeenth century, Ottavio Leoni, Rom … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Supergulp di Rem Srl
2013-06-09 19:32:06
VOLCK, J.
Strassburg, Rihel, 1625. Small 8vo (160 x 950mm). pp. (38). Modern speckled brown boards. One of the earliest works descibing the discovery of oil. Johann Volck was a student of Leonard Thurneisser who was one of the first followers of Paracelsus. Little is known about Volck apart from the fact that he had a distilling plant at Lampertloch. The English translation of the German title is as follows: Description of the Hanau earth balsam, petroleum and soft agate stone, which are found in the village named Lampertloch, belonging to the most nobly born count Johan Reinhard, Count of Hanau and Zweibrücken etc., etc., together with its qualities, power and efficacy, which various authors ascribe to it.... The work describes the petroleum basins of the Alsace of which the town Hagenau is of major importance. "The interesting aspects of his pamphlet, however, resides in the fact that in the last four pages he expatiates upon technical uses of petroleum which... were not generally accepted until very much later... Comparing Volck's statement with those of a famous technologist such as Agricola... Volck's pamphlet stands out by virtue of acumen of its auhtor, who obviously personally looked for the possible practical uses of crude oil and the distillate therefrom in directions which had not occured to his contemporaries" (Forbes, Studies in early petroleum history pp. 74-75). A very rare item. The Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog only mentions six copies in German libraries.
Bookseller: Antiquariaat Junk B.V.
2013-06-08 18:52:40
Lucianus Samosatensis [Luciani]
Vdalricum Rem: Silingae, Formis Academis. 1625. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. H Hard Cover. Fair. Cum gratia & priuilegio Caes. Maiest Dilingae, Formis Academicis. In Latin, some Greek on pages opposite. Bound in an old vellum manuscript leaf with text in black and vermilion, closure ties absent, approximately 12cm tall, (3), 539, (3) pages, vermilion speckled outer edges, woodcut printer's device on title page. Covers discolored, spine covering nearly chipped away, some holes worn through the rear cover along the text lines (ink acidity?), text block sound with a slight lean, pages age-toned but clean, very minor worming to far outer margin of a handful of pages, some pages cockled from past exposure to moisture perhaps, very minor dampstains to margins of a couple of pages.
Bookseller: Resource Books, LLC
2013-06-07 20:37:20
Biblia das ist die gantze H. Schrifft, nach der Dolmetschung Vorreden und Marginalien D. M.
Bookseller: Mats Rehnström
2013-05-03 05:59:06
Stanley, Thomas.
London: Printed for Thomas Bassett, at the George in Fleetstreet, Dorman Newman, at the Kings Arms, and Thomas Cockerill. [26], 1-228, 351-445, 452-587, [1], 737-960, [16], 1029-1091, [1] pp. Text in dbl. cols. Page 162 numbered 262, 365 numbered 367, 439 numbered 445, 865 numbered 863. Folio. Cloth. Second edition. Illus. engraved frontis and 26 further engraved portraits, plus a few in text charts, diagrams, and figures including one of the solar system. Wing S5239. ESTC R200925. Lowndes 2493. Title page printed in red and black. Frontis. portrait of the author is signed: P: Lilly pinxit Guil: Faithorne scul. Includes a 20 page table of contents; last section "The history of the Chaldaick philosophy" has a separate dated title page; last page is a catalogue advertisement. Thomas Stanley (1625-1678) was poet, classical scholar, and patron of writers. This is the first one volume edition of his History of Philosophy originally published in four parts from 1655-1662. Taking the form of a series of critical biographies of the philosophers, beginning with Thales "what Stanley aimed at was the providing of necessary information concerning all 'those on whom the attribute of Wise was conferred.' He is particularly full on the great Attic masters, and introduces, 'not as a comical divertisement for the reader, but as a necessary supplement to the life of Socrates, ' a blank verse translation of the Clouds of Aristophanes, " (Britannica. 11th Ed). Derived from Diogenes Laertius, Alcinous, Aristotle, and other ancient sources, the work is more biographical than critical. "At the t … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB
2013-04-28 19:41:46
PLUTARCO
Gio. Battista Combi 1625 in folio (cm 30x20), pp. 2 b.,16 nn., 376; 20 nn., 399, 3 b.; p/perg. coeva con tit. in oro su tass. al ds., tagli blu; 2 front. con grande vignetta barocca di cui il 1° in rosso e nero, alcune testatine e vari capil., testo su 2 colonne; dedica al Priore Giovanni Ferro; alcuni forellini di tarlo alle prime 3 c. che non interessano il testo, qc. lieve fior. ma esemplare ben conservato e con carta forte. 549/22
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria La Fenice
2013-04-20 10:36:01
Petraeus, Heinrich
Klein-8°. 8 n.n. Bl., 959 S., 8 n.n. Bl. Mit gestochenem Titel von J.C. Klüpffel, 2 mehrfach gefalteten Bl., 2 gestochenen, gefalteten Tafeln, 13 Holzschnitten im Text und einer wiederholten Holzschnittdruckermarke. Pergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. VD17 39: 141814G. - Krivatsy 8840. - Hirsch IV, 545 für Petraeus. - Zweite Ausgabe dieser Zusammenstellung. Die Schriften von Heinrich Petraeus (1589-1620) erschienen erstmals 1617, nach dem Tode des Verfassers, der "an den Folgen eines Sturzes aus dem Fenster starb, der er in einem melancholischen Anfall machte" (Hirsch). Der Verleger Wagenmann begründete die Neuauflage in einem Vorwort, und liess um sich eines guten Absatzes zu versichern Frabricius Hildanus Text, der in Deutsch und illustriert erstmals 1603 erschienen war beifügen, natürlich ohne Erlaubnis des Verfassers. Die zwei Tabellen mit einem Versuch zum systematischen Gebrauch des Buches in deutscher und lateinischer Sprache. Die zwei gestochenen Tafeln zu Hildanus Text zeigen Amputationsszenen. - Durchgehend stark gebräunt. Der hübsche in Rot und Schwarz gedruckte Titel alt hinterlegt. Die beiden Tabellen knitterfaltig und mit einigen kleineren Einrissen. - Sehr selten. [2 Warenabbildungen bei antiquariat.de]
Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein Buchantiquariat
2013-04-20 10:36:01
Aldini, Tobia
Folio. 6 n.n. Bl., 109 (recte 101) S., 3 n.n. Bl. Mit gestochenem Titel, 22 gestochenen Tafeln und 6 Holzschnitten im Text. Späterer Halbpergamentband. Nissen 13. - Pritzel 1590. - Wellcome I, 170. - Die von Tobias Albini geleiteten Gärten der Familie Farnese waren für ihre seltenen exotischen Pflanzen berühmt. Viele botanische Seltenheiten wurden hier erstmals gezeigt. In der vorliegenden Auswahl sind unter anderem abgebildet: eine Yucca aus Mexiko, Aloe aus Florida, Zimt, Lorbeer, Passionsfrucht u.a. Die schönen Tafeln wurden nach Jacopo Ligozzi (1547-1626) gestochen. - Titel und die ersten zehn Blätter mit schwächer werdendem Wasserrand. Stellenweise etwas fleckig.
Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein Buchantiquariat
2013-01-10 16:53:41
PIGNORIA Lorenzo
In-8 p. (mm. 203 x 143), 6 opere in 1 vol., p. pergam. settecentesca, tit. oro su tassello al dorso, 4 cc.nn. (compreso il bel frontesp. allegorico inc. in rame, con Antenore in primo piano e la veduta di Padova sullo sfondo), 49 pp. num., 2 cc.nn., 1 c.b.; illustrato da 1 tav. (più volte ripieg.) f.t., con l?albero genealogico figur. di Antenore e 4 belle tavv. nel t., di monumenti, stemmi, etc., pure inc. in rame. Opera dedicata all?eroe Antenore (ritenuto il fondatore di Padova) e alle origini della città. "Edizione originale". Cfr. Lauro ?Bibl. di Padova? (2007),2198 - Cicognara,4067 - Lozzi,II,3254: ?raro?. Unito a: "Le origini di Padova" scritte da Lorenzo Pignoria. Nelle quali si discorre dell?Antichità, degl?habitatori, delle memorie illustri della Città & della provincia tutta. Padova, 1625, cc.nn. 2 (bel frontesp. figur. inc. in rame - rifilato - e occhietto), pp. 184 (mal num. 182), con 2 tavv. f.t. (ripieg. e a doppia pag.) e numer. ill. nel t., tutte inc. su legno, ?alcune delle quali assai curiose e interessanti pei costumi? (cosi? Lozzi,II,3254). "Edizione originale". Cfr. anche Cicognara,4068: ?Le opere del Pignoria sono tutte interessantissime? - Lauro ?Bibl. di Padova? (2007), 2202: ?Opera scritta con un certo rigore critico, e per questo ancora attendibile ed interessante.. Trattando di Tito Livio, l?A. pubblica la lettera (ottenuta da Francesco Vedova) in cui Sicco Polentone nel 1414 si occupava del ritrovamento delle ossa del grande concittadino.. I dubbi espressivi sulla patavinità di Giulio Paolo, a favore della sua origine romana, diedero luogo ad u … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi
2013-01-03 20:32:56
SIRIGATTI Lorenzo
In folio (mm. 400x245), mz. pelle ottocentesca (risg. in parte rifatti), dorso a cordoni con tit. oro su tassello, 4 cc.nn. (incluso il bel frontesp. figur.), 43 inc. su rame a p. pag. e numer., 1 c.nn. (marca tipografica e colophon); 44-65 tavv. inc. su rame e numer. (incluso il frontesp. del ?Libro secondo?). ?L?opera è divisa in due libri: nel primo le tavole sono accompagnate da un breve testo di spiegazione a fronte (ornato da grandi capilettera xilografici). Le incisioni del primo libro raffigurano applicazioni prospettiche elementari su figure geometriche piane e solide (fra cui strumenti musicali) e una scena teatrale. Nel secondo libro le incisioni raffigurano applicazioni delle regole prospettiche con la teoria delle ombre ad elementi architettonici (piedestalli, capitelli e colonnati), a solidi regolari platonici e a numerose figure tridimensionali tipiche del virtuosismo prospettico del tempo (sfere pignate o scanalate). Le incisioni ripetono fedelmente quelle della prima edizione (Venezia, Girolamo Franceschi, 1596) e secondo il Riccardi furono stampate con i rami originali?. "Seconda edizione" (fu pubblicata sia con la dedica a Ferdinando Medici sia a Ladislao Sigismondo). Cfr. Studi e documenti d?architettura, n. 9-10 - Comolli,III, p. 157 - Cicognara,861 - Fowler Collection, p. 269 - Riccardi,I,460: ?La prospettiva del Sirigatti ha il merito di essere uno dei primi se non de? più completi trattati di questa scienza?. Frontesp. con lievi aloni e leggerm. rifilato in alto e in basso; 5 tavv. del libro II con fiorit.; ultima tav. restaur. per piccola manc.; co … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi
2012-06-25 11:33:04
BOCCACCIO, Giovanni
[London:] Printed by Isaac Jaggard,, 1625. Framed in Ten Dayes, of an hundred curious Pieces, by seven honourable ladies, and three noble gentlemen. Preserved to Posterity by the renowned John Boccacio, the first refiner of Italian prose: and now translated into English. 2 volumes bound in one, folio (274 × 170 mm), first volume gathered in sixes, second volume in fours. Contemporary dark calf, rebacked with original gilt spine laid down, red morocco label sometime added in second compartment, corners skilfully restored. Housed in a dark brown flat back cloth solander box. Titles within woodcut borders, the border to volume II composed of 6 woodcut medallions repeated as vignettes throughout both volumes, decorative woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials, typographic head- and tailpieces. Small ink ownership inscription of the English poet Martyn Skinner (1906-1993), dated 1935, to front free endpaper. Some wear and cracklure to the binding, first title just shaved at fore-edge margin and with small hole at centre not affecting text, remains of old ink (faded) over imprint, second title just shaved at head and fore-margin, a few trivial marks internally, a few small paper restorations to blank lower outer corners, overall a very good copy. The Decameron in English: second edition in English of volume I; first edition of volume II, as often. The translation is attributed on stylistic grounds to John Florio. Boccaccio's Decamerone, composed between 1348 and 1351, a collection of one hundred novelle was hugely influential in England, its canonical status reinforced by … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2012-06-20 07:33:37
ALDINI (ALDINUS), TOBIA & PIETRO CASTELLI - THE FARNESE GARDENS.
Roma, Jacobi Mascardi, 1625. Folio. (35x24 cm.). Bound uncut in a fine modern hvellum with calligraphed title on back. Engraved title. (12),100,(8) pp., 22 full-page engravings, textillustrations in woodcut. A small hole to title repaired, light scattered brownspots, 3 leaves at end a little foxed. Otherwise fine. First edition. The work describes and depicts the rare plants found in the Gardens of the Farnese family in Rome, scarce and exotic plants the seeds of which were brought to Rome by members of the Jesuit Order travelling abroad, and showing species not previous seen in Europe. Aldini was curator for the Gardens, but the work has rightly been attributed to Pietro Castelli, professor of botany in Rome and founder of the Botanical Gardens at Messina. The capital letters of the Preface reads "I Petrus Castelli wrote it all in Tobias Aldinu's Honour." - Hunt No. 208 - Nissen ZBI: 13 - Pritzel: 1590. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Lynge & Søn ILAB-ABF [Copenhagen, Denmark]
2012-06-19 02:26:39
AROMATARI, Giuseppe degli
8 p.l., 96 pp. Small 4to, cont. vellum over boards. Venice: J. Sarcina, 1625. First edition and one of the great rarities in the literature of embryology; it had, according to Ernst Weil (Cat. 14, item 11), a great influence on Harvey. In this work, Aromatari disputes the doctrine of spontaneous generation, sustains the fact that not each seed or egg has the germinative faculty, and states that only a small proportion of the seed or egg constitutes the embryo and the bulk is substance for its nourishment. Aromatari (1587-1660), "studied philosophy and medicine in Perugia, Montpellier, and Padua, where he attended Fabricius' lectures. After graduating M.D. in 1605, Aromatari remained at Padua until 1610 when he settled at Venice to practice medicine. His fame soon caused him to be requested as personal physician by King James I of England and by Pope Urban VIII; but Aromatari declined...He was also famous as a man of letters as well as a physician. From 1609 until 1613, he was involved in a literary debate with the poet Alessandro Tassoni over the work of Petrarch. Aromatari is remembered today, however, for his hypothesis of the preformation of the germ... "In 1625 Aromatari published at Venice his famous Epistola de generatione plantarum ex seminibus ('Letter on the Generation of Plants from Seeds')...The work was only four pages long, but it immediately made Aromatari famous... "Aromatari affirmed that the seeds of plants are composed of two parts: a smaller part, the germ, which contains, in miniature, all parts of the future plant; and a larger part, which i … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.
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2012-06-13 19:27:29
Agostini, Antonio
A classic on numismatics, bound for the Duke of Medina de las Torres in stunning red morocco. 1625. Rome. Andrea Fei. In folio (318 mm x 212 mm). 5 ff. + 300 + 16 ff. + 6 ff. Contemporary red morocco, with gold-stamped supra-libros of Don Ramiro Nuñez de Guzman, Duke of Medina de las Torres, impaled with those of his second wife, Anna Carafa Aldobrandini, Princess of Stigliano, boards with double gilt fillet, with interlacing tooling and corner pieces, centers with the aforementioned supra-libros, recased, a little soiled and stained, but generally fine. Stronger browning to some folios, scattered foxing, sometimes strong, else very good. An important treatise on numismatics; studies the Greek, Roman and Christian coins. The illustrations include hundreds of woodcut of antiquities and ancient coins and an architectural frame to title page. Agostini (1517 ? 1586) was Archbishop of Tarragona, a numismatic and an academic; as a matter a fact, the work was first printed in Tarragona in 1587. Nuñez de Guzman was the Duke of Medina de las Torres and son-in-law of the Conde-Duque de Olivares by his first marriage, to Maria, Marquesa de Heliche. As a Spanish officer, he was the Viceroy of Naples from 1638 until 1644; aside from his career, the Duke made a wonderful library, which included over 400 manuscript and 4,000 books; a bibliophile, he had his books bound uniformly with his arms and those of his second wife, Anna Carafa Aldobrandini, Princess of Stigliano. Palau I, 4103.
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2012-06-07 21:56:36
Plutarco (Plutarcus)
Gio. Battista Combi, In Venetia 1625 - Legatura coeva in piena pergamena con cinque nervi e titolo ms. al ds. Due scomparti ricoperti con nuova pergamena così come un lembo superiore del piatto anteriore. Qualche altra mancanza ai piatti e carte di guardia danneggiate. Interni buoni con un piccolo percorso di tarlo al margine di una quarantina di carte della prima parte. Rara traduzione del Gandino. Gli Opuscoli morali di Plutarco sono universalmente apprezzati anche per la varietà e l importanza degli argomenti: trattati filosofici, dialoghi sul modello platonico, scritti di teoria politica e di filosofia morale, ecc. 8vo (cm. 30,1), 8 cc.nn., 377 pp.; 10 cc.nn., 399 pp. Primo frontis. in rosso e nero. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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2012-06-02 21:30:30
SALAZAR DE MENDOZA, Pedro
María Ortiz de Saravia, Toledo, 1625. Folio, 4 h., Frontis con escudo grabado, precedido de un magnífico retrato del cardenal grabado al cobre, al final de la obra 1 grabado plegado con árbol genealógico. 479 p., 6 hojas de tabla. Ejemplar muy bien impreso, con el texto enmarcado a doble columna, y adornado con bellos capitulares. Leve sombra de humedad en el margen inferior de 5 las últimas hojas, afectando el margen inferior del grabado, el resto de las hojas en perfecto estado. Plena piel época, nervios, tejuelo, ruedas doradas en cantos. Ambos cortes tintados. Excelente ejemplar. Segunda edición de esta obra sobre el Arzobispo de la Iglesia Primado de España, Patriarca de Alejandría, Canciller mayor de los Reinos de Castilla y Toledo. Pedro de Salazar y Mendoza (Toledo 1549 - Toledo 1629), clérigo secular e historiador español. Fue un erudito escritor de crónicas, de historia, de linajes y de dignidades seglares de Castilla. Historia de España. Biografías. Crónicas. History of Spain. Biographies. Chronicles.
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2012-05-31 15:10:53
Purchas, Samuel:
London: William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone, 1625-1626.. Five volumes. Folio. Crushed blue morocco, gilt, by W. Pratt, covers with central gilt arabesques, spines lettered in gilt in six compartments, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. A fine copy. The second great collection of English voyages, expanding upon and greatly adding to the work of Hakluyt, whose manuscripts Purchas took over after Hakluyt's death. Purchas collects over twelve hundred separate narratives of explorations in every part of the world. Many of the accounts relate to the New World, especially Virginia, and one of the engraved maps is Smith's famous "Map of Virginia." Besides the Smith Virginia map, Purchas also includes two other maps of the greatest importance for North American cartography. The first of these is the "Briggs" map of North America, generally considered the first map to show California as an island. The Briggs map is also the first to note New Mexico by that name, and the first to name the Hudson River and Hudson Bay. The other notable American map is William Alexander's depiction of the Northeast, showing the coast from Massachusetts north to Newfoundland. As Burden notes, this is the first map to record many place names and is a "map of great importance." Purchas began work on his massive collection in 1611, and published various editions of a short collection, with the similar title of "Purchas His Pilgrimage," over the next ten years. That publication, however, was merely a precursor to the present work, an entirely different book and arguably the greatest collection of trave … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2012-05-05 18:00:44
MERCATOR GERARD - HONDIUS JODOCUS
1625. Incisione in rame, mm 148x192, colorata a mano. Tratta dall'edizione francese del "Atlas Minor" di Hondius, pubblicato nel 1606 per la prima volta dopo l'acquisto, da parte del costruttore di globi Hondius, delle lastre di Mercatore con l'aggiunta di lastre originali di propria creazione. Buon esemplare.
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2012-04-01 10:48:10
PASS, Crispin van de.
Paris: , 1625. Size: 370 x 465 mm. Copperplate engraving. Repairs to central fold, and lower left margin, otherwise in good condition. From the L'Instrction du Roy en L'Exercise de Monter a Cheval by Antoine de Pluvinel. A very important work on equestrianism, engraved by the Dutch engraver Crispijn de Pass. Pluvinel's innovative method of horse training was regarded as much more humane than earlier methods. This is a fine, early, highly decorative equestrian print.
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2012-03-19 07:43:23
PFLAUMERN JOHANNES HENRICUS.
Augsburg, 1625. Incisione in rame di mm 275x215, tratta dal "Mercurius italicus", una fra le pi? belle e ricercate opere di descrizione dell'Italia di grande utilit? per coloro che si apprestavano al viaggio nella penisola. Assieme alla pianta di Roma, la presente veduta a volo d'uccello di Siena, Ë considerata la migliore tavola di tutta l'opera. Buon esemplare di impressione assai fresca con perÚ piccoli difetti alla linea di inquadramento e margini ricostruiti, tracce di pieghe editoriali con piccoli rinforzi applicati al verso. vedutistica.
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2012-03-18 00:53:09
MEURSIUS, Ioannes
Leiden, Cloucquius/Elsevir, 1625.. 1625. 22 lvs, 351(1) pp. w. engrd title,1 fldg town-plan/panoramic view, 2 fldg bird's-eye views, 6 double-page plts (1 damaged; see pictures) 9 text-engravings, 4 engraved coins & 51 full-page portraits (of which 50) of Leyden University professors at the time. Contemporary overlapping vellum with contemporary ink-titled spine. Lower margin of the title-page w. name & note in a contemporary hand: "bought in Lgd (=Leiden) 1645" in ink, quite a lot of contemporary underlinings in ink. Few lvs w. marginal wormholing, few repaired marginal tears, vellum a bit soiled. Nice copy still. Nice imprints. More pictures available.
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2012-03-12 09:50:52
Chiaramonte, Scipione (1565-1652)
Venice: Marco Ginammi, 1625. First edition. Very Good/It is a mistake to classify De Coniectandis merely as a work on physiognomy. We could translate the title, "A Psychological Theory of Signs (semeiotike moralis) about the Interpretation of All Behaviors and Hidden Emotions of the Soul; or, On Signs..." It delves deeply and philosophically into core questions of semiotics and hermeneutics, that is, the relationship between signs and meaning. Thorndike characterized it as "a treatise on reading mind and character from external signs such as voice, movement of the body, care of the person, and from outward circumstances." Chiaramonte taught mathematics at Perugia and Philosophy at Pisa. Although he made the mistake of arguing astrophysics with Galileo and Tycho Brahe, this book on interpretation of signs remains a buried cornerstone in the foundation of modern Western thinking.. Quarto (23 cm); [20], 448 pages. Woodcut device on title page. Woodcut initials and ornaments. Shoulder notes. Bound in contemporary full vellum titled in manuscript on spine. Covers a little worn; old spatter stain along bottom edge of lower panel. Small rupture at crown near upper joint. Text generally clean and clear. Owner's purchase entry on title page dated 1635 by Gottfried Eichorn. Armorial bookplate of Czech collector Christoph Wenzel Graf von Nostitz (1742-1804).
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2012-03-06 16:57:40
CESAR Jules (CAESARIS), BANDOLE Anthoine de
16253 parties en un volume, reliure d'époque vélin ivoire parcheminé (binding full brown vellum) in-quarto à rabats et lacets (les lacets de cuir manquent), in-quarto à coins, in-quarto à coins oblong, in-dix-huit in-douze (duodecimo) in-seize (sextodecimo), in-24 (24mo - A book that is up to 5 i" tall.) in-32 (32mo - A book that is up to 5" tall.) in-48 (48mo - A book that is up to 4" tall.) in-64 (64mo - A book that is up to 3" tall.), dos à nerfs (spine with raised bands) muet (spine without title) - tête lisse (top edge smooth), tranches lisses (edges smoothes), ex-libris à l'encre brune écrit en gros sur loute la largeur du 1er plat :"JOAMNES PERRIERE" et sur la page de garde "JOAMNES PERRIERE GENEVE", orné de 13 gravures sur bois (engraving-wood) in-texte en noir et de fronts-de-chapitre bandeaux (headpiece) + lettrines (dropped initial) + culs-de-lampe (tailpiece) paper), mouillures importantes (scars of waterstains) mais ne gènant à aucun moment la compréhension du texte, 56 (pages de sommaires) 128+341+ 29 (pages de tables) +430+64 (pages de tables) avec Approbation & Privilège du Roi Roy, 1625 Paris Jacques Rebuffé Imprimeur Editeur, Autre auteur : Baudoin, Jean (1590?-1650). Auteur du texte, Vigenère, Blaise de. Traducteur, une rareté superbement illustrée....."dans son jus" (satisfactory condition with however the defects related to the use and on seniority of the book).
Bookseller: Librairie Guimard [France, Nantes]
2012-02-15 10:38:05
Drexel, Jeremias.
München, Johannes Hertsroy Witwe, 1625. Gest. Titel, (7), 279 SS. Zeitgenöss. Pergamentband mit hs. Rückenschildchen (Bindebänder fehlen). 12mo. Seltene; noch frühe Ausgabe von Drexels beliebtem Emblembuch (EA 1618), hier von Hertsroys Witwe ohne Tafeln herausgebracht: stattdessen sind alle 12 Embleme in Miniatur-Randveduten des Titelblatts untergebracht. "Treats of the 'Christian zodiac' or the 'twelve signs of predestination'" (Quaritch, SJ cat., Nr. 62, zu einer späteren Ausgabe). "Drexel, a Jesuit from Augsburg, was court preacher to the Elector of Bavaria for many years and author of a long series of devotional works which enjoyed great popularity among Catholics and Protestants alike? (ebd.). - Randeinrisse; zeitgenöss. hs. Besitzvermerk am TItel. Das VD 17 verzeichnet nur ein einziges weiteres Exemplar (HAB Wolfenbüttel; dort als "Unicum" geführt). - VD 17, 23:651974R. Dünnhaupt 1376, 5.7. De Backer/Sommervogel III, 184.
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2012-02-14 23:18:32
MERCATOR GERARD - HONDIUS JODOCUS.
Amsterdam, 1625. Incisione in rame, mm 148x192, colorata a mano. Tratta dall'edizione francese dell'"Atlas Minor" di Hondius, pubblicato nel 1606 per la prima volta dopo l'acquisto, da parte del costruttore di globi Hondius, delle lastre di Mercatore con l'aggiunta di lastre originali di propria creazione. Buon esemplare. cartografia.
Bookseller: libreria antiquaria perini Sas di Perini [Verona, VR, Italy]
2012-01-23 18:26:35
TEIXEIRA, Jose. 1543-1620.:
London, printed by B. A. and are to be sold by Thomas Archer, 1625.. by what meanes, his dominions may be invaded and easily ruinated; as the English heretofore going into Spaine, did constraine the kings of Castile to demand peace in all humility, and what great losse it hath beene, and still is to all Christendome, for default of putting the same in execution. Wherein hee makes apparant by good and evident reasons, infallible arguments, most true and certaine histories, and notable examples, the right way, and true meanes to resist the violence of the Spanish King, to breake the course of his designes, to beate downe his pride, and to ruinate his puissance. FIRST EDITION 1625, small 4to, approximaely 180 x 140 mm, 7¼ x 5½ inches, pages [12 of 16], 128, 131-136, [2], LACKING AS USUAL THE 2 LEAF DEDICATION AFTER THE TITLE PAGE, collation: A-T4 (-A2 and 3), T4 is a blank, bound in half blue morocco over grey paper boards, small blind stamped crest to centre of covers, gilt rules and blind stamped decoration to spine, gilt title, edges speckled blue. Covers slightly stained, a couple of small chips to paper on upper cover, corners slightly worn, head and tail of spine slightly rubbed, armorial bookplate of first duke of Westminster on front pastedown, signature of his son and another inscription on title page, the latter crossed through, small single wormhole starts on title page and continues to page 72, no loss of legibility, 1 top margin trimmed affecting running title, final 4 leaves lightly stained. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy (lacking dedication as noted). … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2012-01-21 17:29:25
Lancelotto, Henrico, R.P.F.:
Köln, Conradum Butgenium, 1625.,. Kl.-8°. Corona Iustitiae Ecclesiae Triumphantis Siue de Iustis Reposita Beatitudine Aeterna animae et corporis; von Henrico Lancelotto, hrsg. Köln, Conradum Butgenium, anno 1625; geb in dek. handbeschr. Pergament d. Zt, kl 8°, m. Druckerm. uf Titelbl. u. weiteren geschm. Initialien u. Vignetten im Text, 305 S u. Index, kl. Fehlstelle im Rücken hinterlegt Einband altersgem. beschm. innen sauberer u. guter Zustand, sehr rare Erstausgabe dieses bedeutendem theol. Werkes Best.Nr.19724 Besuchen Sie das neue Ladengeschäft in 4470 Enns, Pfarrgasse 3: Dort finden Sie eine Auswahl von mehr als 10.000 antiquarischen Bücheren aller Sachgebiete.
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2011-12-19 10:15:40
PASS, Crispin van de
Paris, 1625. Figure 4. Premiers Partie. Mounted size: 48 cm x 57cm Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Fine condition; slight wear to the centrefold. A beautiful print, with an elaborate architectural border and intricate detailing of costume etc. from Antoine de Pluvinel's important work on equestrianism, engraved by the Dutch engraver Crispijn de Pass. Pluvinel's innovative method of horse training was regarded as much more humane than earlier methods.
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2011-11-14 14:00:56
MERCATOR GERARD - HONDIUS JODOCUS
Amsterdam, 1625. Incisione in rame, mm 148x192, colorata a mano. Tratta dall'edizione francese dell'"Atlas Minor" di Hondius, pubblicato nel 1606 per la prima volta dopo l'acquisto, da parte del costruttore di globi Hondius, delle lastre di Mercatore con l'aggiunta di lastre originali di propria creazione. Buon esemplare. cartografia.
Bookseller: libreria antiquaria perini Sas di Perini [Verona, VR, Italy]
2011-08-31 23:33:36
Barclay, John.
Nicolas Buon,, Paris, 1625 - Paris, Nicolas Buon, 1625. 19,5x13,5 cm. (8) Bl. inkl. gestoch. Titel und 2 gestoch. Portraits, 1088 S., (7) S. Index. Pgt.-Bd. der Zeit mit hs. Rückentitel. Beliebter, neulateinischer Roman der Barockzeit, erstmals 1621 erschienen, der "zugleich politische Abhandlung, historische Allegorie und Ritterromanze sein sollte" (Kindler II, 218). - Mit dem gestoch. Wappen-Exlibris von John Lewis Petit. - (Rücken gebräunt. Bis S. 210 mit schwachem Wasserrand in der oberen Ecke. Vereinzelte kleine Randanstreichungen). Pgt.-Bd. der Zeit mit hs. Rückentitel.
Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat
2011-08-16 08:51:52
Ferdinand II., römisch-deutscher Kaiser (1608-1657).
Neustadt, 11. VIII. 1625. 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Folio. Mit Adresse und papiergedecktem Siegel. An Funktionäre der niederösterreichischen Landesregierung in einer lehensrechtlichen Angelegenheit. - Etwas angestaubt und mit kleinen Randläsuren.
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
2011-08-02 00:16:36
HEYLYN, Peter (1600 - 1662) - Augmented and Revised by
Oxford: Printed by I. Lichfield and W. Tvrner, and are to be sold by W. Tvrner and T. Hvggins, 1625. 2nd Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. CONTENT INCLUDES A SECTION ON AMERICA. 8vo (6" x 7 3/4") [14], [1]-812pp.(i.e. 802), Nos. 381-390 omitted in paging. 20th Century full leather binding with raised spine. First few pages are loose on the top half of the binding. The pages are age toned and the text has a few lightly written marginal notes, 2 small holes on page A not affecting text. Page 15 numbered 25, page 81 with 1/4" hole affecting one word, 169 small tear to bottom right corner not affecting, 485 numbered as 463, 585 1" blotch over type affecting readability, 569 tear on top right page corner not affecting, 809-812 with small holes and affecting letter on page 811 and 812. Generally a complete and overall good condition with no foxing. The folding table of climates before p.7 (A4) is missing as is often the case in this book. The 20th century leather binding is in very good condition. , An UNCOMMON AND AN IMPORTANT EARLY ENGLISH TRAVEL WORK. The second printing of this important encyclopedic attempt to describe the peoples and regions of the world in meticulous detail. While over half of the book describes Europe and the Holy Land and such far away locales as Africa, India, China and Japan, there is a section on the Americas which is an extremely early English account of the new found land. , Heylyn states his disapproval of the name America, thinking it stresses the importance of Vespucci far too much. He thought that Cabot and Columbus both deserved greater recogn … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2011-05-14 15:15:25
HEYLYN, Peter (1600 - 1662) - Augmented and Revised by
Oxford: Printed by I. Lichfield and W. Tvrner, and are to be sold by W. Tvrner and T. Hvggins, 1625. 2nd Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. CONTENT INCLUDES A SECTION ON AMERICA. 8vo (6" x 7 3/4") [14], [1]-812pp.(i.e. 802), Nos. 381-390 omitted in paging. 20th Century full leather binding with raised spine. First few pages are loose on the top half of the binding. The pages are age toned and the text has a few lightly written marginal notes, 2 small holes on page A not affecting text. Page 15 numbered 25, page 81 with 1/4" hole affecting one word, 169 small tear to bottom right corner not affecting, 485 numbered as 463, 585 1" blotch over type affecting readability, 569 tear on top right page corner not affecting, 809-812 with small holes and affecting letter on page 811 and 812. Generally a complete and overall good condition with no foxing. The folding table of climates before p.7 (A4) is missing as is often the case in this book. The 20th century leather binding is in very good condition.& , An UNCOMMON AND AN IMPORTANT EARLY ENGLISH TRAVEL WORK. The second printing of this important encyclopedic attempt to describe the peoples and regions of the world in meticulous detail. While over half of the book describes Europe and the Holy Land and such far away locales as Africa, India, China and Japan, there is a section on the Americas which is an extremely early English account of the new found land. , Heylyn states his disapproval of the name America, thinking it stresses the importance of Vespucci far too much. He thought that Cabot and Columbus both deserved greater recog … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2011-04-01 08:52:45
ALCIATI Andrea.
Bidelli,, Milano, 1625. in-8, pp. XVI, 244, leg. p. perg. coeva con tit. mss al d. Bel front. inc. in rame con il ritr. dell'A. Lozzi 2591. Manca a Hoepli. Predari p. 115. Esempl. slegato ma interno fresco e marginoso. [153]
Bookseller: SCRIPTORIUM Studio Bibliografico [Mantova, MN, Italy]
2011-03-05 05:55:04
Schuffenhauer Matthias
Nicht im VD 17 - BBK IX, 1100f.: "M. Schuffenhauer (1625 - 1687) unterrichtete nach dem Studium vier Jahre lang Grammatik, Rhetorik, humanistische Wissenschaften und Hebräisch. Drei Jahrzehnte lang betätigte er sich als Prediger, u.a. in Schweidnitz (bei Waldenburg) und in Neyss (Neisse)".- Der Kupfertitel gest. v. Dwoizak nach J. M. Voyth.- Gest. Titel mit hs. Besitzvermerk, etw. gebräunt, Rücken tls. unauffällig ergänzt, insges. schönes Ex.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller [Austria]
2010-10-27 13:10:09
VAN DE VENNE, Adrianen; CATS,Jacob; ADRIANEN VAN D
1625. CATS, Jacob. Houwelyck. Dat is de gansche gelegentheyt des Echten staets. Six parts plus an appendix, bound in one volume. [32], 38; [10], 67, [1] pp.; [16], 70; [11], 266; [16], 72 (i.e. 64); [20], 76; 39, [1], [24] pp. Illustrated with two engraved title-pages and 37 large engravings in the text after designs by Adrianen Pietersz van de Venne. 8vo., 238 x 180 mm, bound in contemporary Dutch vellum, blind-stamped central arabesque in covers. Middleburgh: Jan Pieters vande Venne, 1625. First Edition of Father Cats' illustrated handbook of Marriage, a key illustrated book produced during the Dutch Golden Age. The designs by Adrianen Pietersz van de Venne (1589-1662), official court painter to the Prince of Orange, were engraved by T. Matham, A. Matham, P. Serwouters, P. de Jode, J. Verstraelen and D. van Bremden. Houwelyck is divided into the six divisions of a woman's life, namely; a virgin, sweetheart, bride, woman, mother, and widow, each stage evocatively captured in van de Venne's poignant engravings. Additionally the plates illustrate cultural aspects of Holland (which had just recently won its independence), in lively Dutch scenes of its citizens in contemporary costume; outdoor activities such as hunting, feasting, dancing, sporting and fishing are depicted, as well as indoor activities, such as knitting or even gazing into the fireplace on a winter's night. The appendix consists of excerpts from other writers and court cases relating to the subject of marriage. Parts 3-6 comprise parts 1-4 of "Christelick huys-wijf," which has special title on leaf 2A1r. Volum … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2010-10-26 18:12:26
Meissner, Daniel; Eberhard Kieser
Frankfurt/M. [um 1625]. Kupferstich 7 x 14 cm Bildgröße, 14 x 18,5 cm Blattgröße. Gesamtansicht von Stettin über die Oder gesehen. Auf dem Wasser lebhafter Schiffsverkehr. Aus den Wolken heraus eine Hand, astronomische Symbole haltend. Unter dem Bild eine Zeile lateinischer Text und zwei Spalten deutscher Text: "Man maint kein kunst fast schöner sey, Als die kunst der Astronomey: Bevorab wann zu keiner frist, Mißbrauch und Aberglaub da ist". - Aus: Meissner-Kieser, Thesaurus politicus oder Politisches Schatzkästlein. - Daniel Meissner 1585 - 1626; Eberhard Kieser 1583 - 1631; beide gemeinsam Herausgeber des Politischen Schatzkästleins. - Das Papier gebräunt, der alte Passepartoutausschnitt sichtbar. Der Druck klar und kraftvoll. 202 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Tautenhahn [Lübeck, Germany]
2010-10-15 10:14:12
MERCATOR GERARD - HONDIUS JODOCUS
Amsterdam, 1625. Incisione in rame, mm 148x192, colorata a mano. Tratta dall'edizione francese dell'"Atlas Minor" di Hondius, pubblicato nel 1606 per la prima volta dopo l'acquisto, da parte del costruttore di globi Hondius, delle lastre di Mercatore con l'aggiunta di lastre originali di propria creazione. Buon esemplare. cartografia.
Bookseller: libreria antiquaria perini Sas di Perini [Verona, VR, Italy]
2010-09-14 13:34:33
PASS, Crispin van de.
Paris, 1625. Figure 10. Premiers Partie. Mounted size: 48 x 57cm Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Fine condition; slight wear to the centrefold. A beautiful print, with an elaborate architectural border and intricate detailing of costume etc. from Antoine de Pluvinel's important work on equestrianism, engraved by the Dutch engraver Crispijn de Pass. Pluvinel's innovative method of horse training was regarded as much more humane than earlier methods.
Bookseller: Peter Harrington [United Kingdom]
2010-08-24 21:15:47
PIGNORIA LORENZO.
Appresso Pietro Paolo Tozzi,, Padova, 1625. Cm. 20,5, pp. (4) 182. Bell'antiporta allegorica incisa in rame, due grandi tavole fuori testo e molte figure di cui 8 a piena pagina in xilografia. Legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle verde, dorso liscio con titoli e filetti in oro; tagli colorati. Esemplare con margini sobri, come spesso accade per quest'opera, peraltro genuino ed in buono stato di conservazione. Non comune edizione originale di quest'opera che rappresenta una valida fonte per le ricerche storiche su Padova. Cfr. Cicognara (4068): "Sonovi alcune tavole intagliate in legno poste fra il testo, fra le quali vedesi il Ganimede della Galleria di S. Marco di Venezia, ed altre rare e curiose antichita'. Le opere del Pignoria sono tutte interessantissime"; Lozzi, II, 3254. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense [riva del garda, Italy]
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