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        Les tables de directions et profections de Jean de Mont-Royal

      1626 - deux parties en 1 volume in-8 Paris, par Fleury Bourriquant pour Henrion en l'Isle du Palais à l'Image Saint Michel, 1626, , deux parties en 1 volume in-8 de (18), 120 pages, puis 248 pages, plein vélin de l'époque, dos lisse portant un titre manuscrit de l'époque à l'encre, Première édition française des Tables de Regiomontanus donnée par Henrion, augmentée par lui-même de nouvelles tables. Les 31 problèmes de Regiomontanus sont très longuement commentés par l'éditeur français, et celui-ci introduit son ouvrage par une longue préface adressée aux "lecteurs" dans laquelle il explicite la lecture et l'utilisation de ses tables hétérogène et homogène, ainsi que la manière de l'utiliser pour rendre compte des triangles rectangles. Sur la première page de titre, une composition de collage réalisée au XVIIe ou XVIIIe siècle rehaussée à la main. Superbe exemplaire de cette oeuvre rare, dans condition d'origine, portant l'ex-libris de Paul Helbronner. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Cosmographie ou traicté général des choses tant celestes qu'elementaires

      1626 - de (4), puis pages 113 à 9354 Paris, chez l'auteur, 1626, in-8, de (4), puis pages 113 à 9354 et (2) pages, plein vélin de l'époque, Seconde édition, revue par l'auteur, la première ayant paru en 1620. Denis Henrion, ingénieur au service du Prince d'Orange puis professeur de Mathématiques à Paris, reste surtout connu pour avoir améliorer le compas de Galilée et pour son "Mécomètre, un instrument de géométrie. Il publia aussi, très tôt en France et en français, des tables de logarithmes, traduisit les Éléments d'Euclide, ainsi que d'autres ouvrages de mathématiques dont les Tables de Regiomontanus. Enfin, il publia de nombreux ouvrages dans un but d'enseignement, dont le présent texte. DSB, VI, p. 271-272. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Antique Germany map - Janssonius, 1626.

      Antique Germany map - Nova Germaniae DescriptioBeautiful map of greater Germany. 2nd state (out of 5) published in 1626 by Johannes Janssonius, originally published by Petrus Kaerius in 1615. Size: 47 x 57,2 cm.The map is framed on all sides with decorative borders. The top border contains portaits of Emperor Matthias with the seven Electors, all on horseback. Matthias is shown twice: as emperor and as king of Bohemia and Hungary.On three sides the map image is framed by shields with coats of arms. Along the bottom border runs a strip with ten town views in oval frames: Cologne, Frankfurt, Strassbourg, Nurenberg, Prague, Augsburg, Hedeilberg, Lübeck and Hamburg. Willem janszn.'s map of 1609 served as a model for the town views. The coats of arms along the side borders are flanked by costumed figures. Verso: blank.Literature: Günther Schilder, Monumenta Cartographica VI, 33.2Price: € 5.500,- (excl. VAT/BTW).

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        Purchas His Pilgrimes ... [with] Purchas His Pilgimage ... the fourth edition

      London: printed by William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone, 1626. Together 5 volumes, folio. (13 x 8 3/8 inches). Vol.I with blank R4. Engraved additional title to vol.I, 88 engraved maps (6 double-page and 1 folding, 81 half-page and within the text), 7 other engraved illustrations, numerous wood-cut illustrations. (Vol.III lacking front blank). Early 20th-century green morocco gilt by W. Pratt, covers with large central gilt arabesque, spines in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in gilt in the second and third compartments, marbled endpapers, g.e. A fine set of a foundation work for any collection of travels and voyages: the first edition of "Purchas his Pilgrimes" with the second state of engraved title dated 1625, and Smith's map of Virginia in Verner's 8th state: together with the fourth edition of the "Pilgrimage" (issued here as a supplement) The whole forming an important set of narratives of travels and exploration from the earliest times up until the early 17th century. 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 travels and voyages ever published. The first two volumes are mainly devoted to travels in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. The third volume largely treats northern explorations and America. The fourth volume is almost entirely devoted to America. The fifth volume, Pilgrimage , is a supplement to all of the preceding parts, and properly completes a set of Purchas' Pilgrimes. Arents 158; Baer Maryland 8; Borba de Moraes II, pp.692-693; Burden 164, 208, 214; Church 401A; European Americana 625/173 & 626/100; Hill (2004) 1403; Huth sale 6057; JCB (3)II:196-197; Sabin 66686 and cf. 66682; Streit I:423; STC 20509 & 20508; Streeter Sale 36.

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        Eigentliche Abbildung der newen Fahrt welche auß dem Rhein, unter Rheinberck biß in die Maeß, unter Venlo angefangen und Bereit biß an die Stadt Geldern, sampt 11. Forten fertig ist.':.

      - Kupferstich v. David Custos aus Östreichischer Lorbeerkrantz b. Nicolaus Bellus (Michael Caspar Lundorp) in Frankfurt, 1626, 26 x 30,5 Pistor-Smeets, Die Fossa Eugenina, S.75, Nr. 3.3.4. - Karte des Kanals von Rheinberg über Geldern bis Venlo (Fossa Eugeniana). - Oben links Rollwerkskartusche. (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Kartenspieler. Öl auf Kupferplatte.

       11, 8 x 17,6 cm, Tadell. Im Bild signiert(auf der Schmalseite der Sitzfläche des linken Spielers). - Bezaubernde detailreiche Szene von 4 Karten spielenden Männern in Innenraum. Jan van Kessel (1626 in Antwerp - 1679 in idem) was a Flemish painter of still lifes. who was the father of another painter with the same name Jan van Kessel. and Jan Brueghel the Elder`s grandson. He was the son of Hieronymus van Kessel and Paschasia Brueghel. and was a pupil of his father and his uncle Jan Brueghel the Younger. He became a member of the Antwerp Guild of Saint Luke in 1644 as \"blomschilder\" (flower painter). He was influenced by Daniel Seghers. According to Houbraken. he was famous in his lifetime for the neatness of his flower paintings and Cornelis de Bie wrote a poem about him. He specialized in small-scale pictures of subjects gleaned from the natural world such as floral still lifes and allegorical series showing animal kingdoms. the four elements. the senses. or the parts of the world. Obsessed with picturesque detail. van Kessel worked from nature and used illustrated scientific texts as sources for filling his pictures with objects represented with almost scientific accuracy. Jan van Kessel painted many animals (especially insects) and flowers. as well as some mythological and biblical scenes. his choice of subject leaned towards those which included animals and plants. His pupils were his sons Jan and Ferdinand van Kessel.[1] Versand D: 20,00 EUR Gemälde - vor 1900

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        Gesamtans., davor Reiterportrait von Karl I Stuart, "Carlovs D.G. Magnae britanniae Franciae Scotiae et Hyberniae, Rex Anno MDCXXVI".

      - Kupferstich v. J. van Heyden, 1626, 29 x 24,5 (H) Seltenes Reiterportrait mit London im Hintergrund. Allseitig knapp beschnitten.

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        Schweizer Chronik: Das ist Gründliche und Wahrhafte Beschreibung der fürnehmsten Jahrsgeschichten, welche sich bey löblicher Eydgnoßschafft seyt etlich Hunndert Jahren her verloffen. Mit Einführung vieler nahmhaffter, in Frankreich und Italien verübter Kriegen und wohldenckwürdiger Geschichtenn. Auf ein Neues revidiert und biß auff das 1631 Jahr vermehret sampt einer kurtzen Verzeichnus der Achtbarste Minder Burgundischen oder Nüchtlandischen von Graffen, Freyen und Edlen, hievor bey vielen unbekanten Geschlechternn etc durch Michael Stettler. [Zweiter Titel:] Annales oder Gründliche Beschreibung der fürnembsten geschichten und Thaten welche sich in gantzer Helvetia, den jüngsten Jahren nach von ihrem anfang her gerechnet, als son .

      (Jacob Stuber für Teil 2), Bern 1626 - 1626-1627. 6 Bl., 672 [recte 674] S., 9 Bl., Register, Errata; Titelei, 3 Bl., 596 S., 8 Bl. Schmuckloser, etwas neuerer Pappband, unbeschnittenes Exemplar mit breitem Rand. Gestoch. erster Titel, zweiter, zweifarb. Titel. (bestossen und berieben, vorderes Gelenk gelockert, innen unterschiedlich gebräunt, wenige Wurmspuren im weißen Rand des Innenfalzes, in einem Fall auch in den Kolumnentitel, wenig störend, Paginierung teils springend resp. irrig. . .Gestochener erster Titel, zweiter, zweifarbiger Titel, 2 Blatt Dedication, 2 Blatt Widmungstexte an Stettler, 672 [recte: 674] Seiten, 9 Blatt. Register, 1 Blatt Errata; Titelei, 2 Bl. Vorrede, 1 Bl. Widmungstext an Stettler, 596 S., 1 Bl. (zwischen 580 und 581 verbunden), 7 Bll. Register, 1 Bl. Errata mit Schlußmarke. Der Band wurde aber blattweise kollationiert, er ist vollständig! - Umfassende Chronik, in barockem, aber trotzdem noch gut lesbarem Deutsch verfasst. 3700 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        I GOVERNATORI DI BRISIGHELLA, ET VALLE DI LAMONE ALLI CAVALIERI DELLA MEDESIMA VALLE.

      un foglio volante 30x38 cm, in cornice tipografica con capolettera inciso e stemma.

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        EINBLATTDRUCK/ CASTRUM DOLORIS: PIIS MANIBUS GUILIELMI. V. COMITIS PALAT. RHEN. UTR: BOIAR. DUCIS [ ].

      - Sehr seltener Einblattdruck anlässlich der Beisetzung von Wilhelm V. von Bayern in der Jesuitenkirche St. Michael in München im Jahr 1626. Das großformatige Blatt zeigt den geräumigen Chorraum von St. Michael mit Castrum doloris (Trauerlager) in der Mitte und anlässlich der Trauerfeierlichkeiten aufgestellten ephemeren Trauerdekoration, bestehend aus vier Pyramiden, Wappen des Hauses Wittelsbach, Skeletten mit Grabtüchern und Kerzen. Die Trauerfeierlichkeiten und –dekoration im Zuge der Beisetzung Wilhelms V. sind weiterhin durch ein Buch, Mausoleum virtutis et honoris piis manibus Guilielmi V. Serenissimi Boiariae Ducis Inter quatuor Pyramides a Collegio Societatis Iesu Monacensi Gratae Memoriae erectum [ ] (bei Haeredibus Ioannis Hertsroy & Cornelio Leysserio, München 1626), dokumentiert. Herzog Wilhelm V. von Bayern (1548-1626, reg. 1579-1597), genannt „der Fromme", setzte nach seinem Regierungsantritt die gegenreformatorische Politik seines Vaters Albrecht V. fort. Auch die zwischen 1583 und 1597 errichtete Jesuitenkirche St. Michael und der ihr angeschlossene Gebäudekomplex des Wilhelminums mit dem jesuitischem Kolleg gingen aus Bauinitiativen seines Vaters hervor (Grundsteinlegung am 18. April 1583, Weihe am 6. Juli 1597). Der Kirchenbau ist stilistisch von „Il Gesù", der römischen Mutterkirche der Jesuiten, angeregt und wirkte als geistiges Zentrum der Gegenreformation in Bayern vorbildhaft für viele katholische Kirchenbauten im deutschsprachigen Raum. Das Blatt zeigt den großzügigen Chorraum von St. Michael mit der prunkvollen Stuckdekoration der Seitenwände und des weiten Tonnengewölbes sowie der ephemeren Trauerdekoration. Die ungewöhnlich großzügige Anlage des Chors hängt vermutlich mit dem Turmeinsturz während der Bauarbeiten im Jahr 1590 zusammen, bei dem der vorherige Chor zerstört wurde. Die Finanzbeamten Herzog Wilhelms V. sollen in Anbetracht der prekären Staatsfinanzen den Einsturz für eine Warnung des Himmels gehalten haben und schlugen vor, gänzlich auf einen Chorraum zu verzichten. Auch der Herzog sah in dem Turmeinsturz ein Zeichen des Himmels, deutete dieses jedoch als Aufforderung zum Bau eines wesentlich größeren Chorraums, da der erste Chorraum für einen so bedeutenden Engel wie den Erzengel Michael offensichtlich zu klein konzipiert worden war und den Zorn Gottes erregt hatte. Neben der Funktion als geistiges Zentrum der Gegenreformation, diente St. Michael auch als neue Grablege des Hauses Wittelsbach. Neben der Theatinerkirche und der Frauenkirche wurde die Fürstengruft in St. Michael eine der wichtigsten Grablegen des bayerischen Herrscherhauses. Wilhelm V. wurde auf eigenen Wunsch als der erste Wittelsbacher in der Gruft bestattet. Der Einblattdruck zeigt den Sarg des Herzogs in der Mitte des Chorraums unter dem Castrum doloris, einem aufwendig geschmückten Trauerlager, das als kurzfristige Dekoration für die Trauerfeierlichkeiten an die Macht und Größe des Verstorbenen gemahnen sollte. Sekundär war die Bezeichnung Castrum doloris in der frühen Neuzeit auch als Gattungsbezeichnung für Drucke wie den hier vorliegenden gebräuchlich, die die Inschriften von Trauergerüsten dokumentierten. Das vorliegende Blatt ist sehr selten, wir konnten es im Besitz keiner Bibliothek nachweisen.

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        Metz-Dukes of Lorraine, anno 1608, Albizzi Antonio

      Albizzi Antonio, 1547-1626 - Family Tree of the Dukes of Lorraine, Metz, anno 1608 "Veteres Duces Lotharingiae [.]" kolorierter Kupferstich - Stammbaum von Lothringen, mit einer Ansicht der Stadt Metz, sowie Text auf der Rückseite, von Antonio Albizzi, aus "Principum Christianorum Stemmata", Augsburg 1608 Blattgröße: ca. 44 x 30 cm Ansicht: ca. 39 x 24 cm - leicht fleckig und etwas gebräunt, teils mit Quetschfalten - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Göttingen / Northeim / Wolfenbüttel / Friedland / Duderstadt / Lutter am Barenberge. - Schlachtenansicht. - Dreißigjähriger Krieg. - "Abriss der blutigen Schlacht - so ihr Exc. Grave Tylli Kays: Gen: dem König in Dennmarckgeliefert. den 12 Aug: 1626".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Kupferstich, um 1626. 24,8 x 32,9 cm (Darstellung ) / 26,4 x 34,5 cm (Blatt). Oberhalb der Darstellung in den Umrandungslinien betitelt. Ortschaften innerhalb der Abbildung beschriftet. Zudem sind einzelne Szenen und Abschnitte mit Buchstaben versehen und in der Legende oben rechts erläutert. - In der Schlacht bei Lutter am Barenberge, etwa 10 Kilometer südwestlich des heutigen Salzgitter, besiegten am 17. Augustt 1626g die Truppen des Kaisers und der Katholischen Liga unter Johann t?Serclaes von Tilly das Heer des Niedersächsischen Kreises und Dänemarks unter König Christian IV. In der Folge kam es 1629 zum Separatfrieden von Lübeck, der den dänisch-niedersächsischen Teilkonflikt des Dreißigjährigen Krieges beendete. Die vorliegende, detailreiche Vogelschau gibt einen Überblick über das Schlachtengeschehen. Die topographischen Dimensionen sind hier stark vereinfacht. - Schmalrandig, bis auf oben und links bis zu zwei Drittel. Frühere Falzung geplättet. Minimaler Abrieb vor allem im oberen Bereich. Verso entlang der Bugfalte gebräunt. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar.

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        The perpetuitie of a regenerate mans estate

      Printed by William Iones dwelling in Redcrosse-streete, London 1626 - REFERENCE WORK ON PURITANISM DEDICATED TO THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY FIRST EDITION, 4to [xl], 410, [ii], final errata leaf. Roman letter, some Italic. Woodcut initials, woodcut and typographical headpieces, early ex libs of Isaac Farmer and Humphry Govier who ‘borrowed this Booke for some tyme of his friend’ on fly, and Oliver Govier on f. e-p. at end. Light age yellowing, light damp-stain to upper margin of opening gathering, the odd minor marginal spot or thumb mark. A very good, clean copy, in contemporary limp vellum. First edition of the author's first work, dedicated to George Abbot, Archbishop of Canterbury, a virulent attack on Arminianism, and the opening broadside in Prynne’s lifelong polemical battle against all non puritans. Although Prynne had devoted himself to the Law his interests began to lie more and more with religious reform, which he tackled in the publication of several pamphlets. In particular he was opposed to Arminianism (the doctrine that God had given people the choice to accept or reject him) in the court of Charles I. Prynne was an ardent puritan and thus believed in predestination and original sin. In this work he harshly criticised the Arminians and was summoned to court to defend the publication. He avoided imprisonment and continued to publish pamphlets attacking the corruption of the theatre, the wearing of long hair, sport on Sundays etc. This work is important in highlighting the beginnings of the political and doctrinal split that would lead to the civil war. "Doctrinal Calvinists, humiliated in front of Buckingham at the York House Conference, were excluded from Royal counsels and from ecclesiastical preferment. The isolation of the court from Calvanist opinions, and the aggressive Arminian policies pursued during the personal rule, ultimately drove previously law-abiding episcopalian Calvinists, both in England and Scotland, into counter resistance to the King and the church hierarchy: but it was unquestionably the King and Laud who were the innovators, and the Puritans, the reactionaries." Peter White. ‘Predestination, Policy and Polemic’. Prynne used this polemic to link ‘Arminian’ error in doctrine with ‘Popish’ ceremony in worship. He wanted action taken by Parliament before "the poisonous works of Aquinas, Lombard, Scotus, Suarez, Bellarmine and such like Popish schoolmen. be read by too many, whence they smell and stink of Popery and Neutrality ever after, to their own perdition". A very good entirely unsophisticated copy. STC 20471. ESTC, S115319. Not in Lowndes. English [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Historiarum Sui Temporis Libri CXXXVIII ( Volumes 1,2,4,5)

      1626 - Gold gilt on spine and front/back cover heavily rubbed. General wear. Soiled crest on front inside cover.Books are Delivate, spines are beginning to crack. top and bottom of spines have some heavy chipping and some slight pieces missing, no more than and inch to either top or bottom of spine, Foxing.Written in latin. Soilng to pages. Pen and pencil markings on front inside cover. FOUR VOLUME HEAVY SET WILL REQUIRE ADDITIONAL POSTAGE! DATE PUBLISHED: 1626 EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        EXORTACION HECHA AL CHRISTIANISSIMO REY DE FRANCIA, Y DE NAUARRA LUYS DECIMOTERCIO, HECHA CON TODA FIDELIDAD, HUMILIDAD, Y VERDAD EN FRANCES, TRADUCIDA DESPUES EN LATIN, Y DE LATIN EN CASTELLANO. EN LA QUAL BREVE Y APRESTADAMENTE SE MUESTRA QUAN FEA, Y ABOMINABLEMENTE HIZO LIGA, Y MOUIO GUERRA EL REYNO DE FRANCIA EN ESTOS TEIMPOS CONTRA LOS CATOLICOS, Y COMO NO LA PUEDE PROSEGUIR SIN CONECIDISSIMO RIESGO DE LA RELIGION CHIRISTIANA

      Impressa en la ciudad Imperial de Augusta [i.e. Trier], 1626. Small folio. Dbd. Contemporary manuscript docketing on p.[16] and contemporary ink underscoring on p.[7]. Some loss, repaired in silk, from chipping at gutter and from worming in several leaves, the latter affecting some text but not exceeding 1 x 1 inch in area. Closed tears in final leaf, repaired with very early paper on verso. Light staining and foxing. Overall very good. The original Spanish translation of an important invective against Louis XIII during the first phase of France's involvement in the Thirty Years' War. At the time of this publication in 1626, France had actively begun to support the Protestant side in the conflict, concerned with the political threat of the Hapsburg states that surrounded it on three sides (in Spain and Spanish-controlled Flanders to the south and north and the Holy Roman Empire in Germany to the East). In 1624, Cardinal Richelieu was appointed to the Royal Council of Louis XIII and immediately began to institute a vigorous anti-Hapsburg policy. The following year France joined England in subsidizing the efforts of Christian IV of Denmark to defend Lower Saxony against the Holy Roman Empire, beginning an involvement in the war that would eventually lead to its own military participation against its fellow Catholic powers. The present document is a long and detailed warning to Louis XIII against pursuing a course of actions that would pit France against the rest of the Catholic world. According to the document, itself, the text was first composed in French and subsequently translated into Latin and thence into Castilian Spanish. It immediately occasioned a number of responses and refutations, and its anonymous authorship soon became the subject of a 200- year-long debate. In his exhaustive and authoritative bibliography on the Jesuits, BIBLIOTHÈQUE DE LA COMPAGNIE DE JÉSUS, Augustin de Backer seems to have put the question of authorship to rest, attributing it to the German Jesuit Jacob Keller. Keller (1568-1631) was a German scholar and controversialist, widely regarded as a genius and best known for a counter-Calvinist tract on Tyrannicide and a celebrated defense of the Papacy in a debate with Lutheran theologian Jacob Heilbrunner. Backer lists both the French and Latin versions of the EXHORTATION... and refers to a German translation, but he omits any mention of the present Spanish version. He also describes the document as having been printed in Italy, which may result from confusion regarding the city name of Augusta. While Augusta, Syracuse, was under anti- French Spanish control in 1626 and may thus be a candidate for the printing location, all other signs and context point to Trier ("Augusta Treverorum" in Latin), including the publisher's imprint which calls Augusta an "imperial city" and declares permission for publication from the Holy Roman Emperor. An extremely interesting and rare document, anticipating the violent wars between France and the rest of Catholic Europe of the following decade and offering a view of the French-Hapsburg rivalry from the Austro-German Hapsburg perspective and translated for the Spanish Hapsburg audience. One copy is held at the Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana Benjamín Carrión in Quito; OCLC lists one additional copy, at the New York Public Library.

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        Ai theiai leitourgiai [with] Apostolos

      Antonio Pinelli [with] Gian Pietro Pinelli, Venice 1626 - FROM GEORGE III'S CHAPLAIN 4to, two works in one, 1): A-D8, ff. [32]; 2): ?-?8, +2, ff. [162]. Black-and-red Greek letter; large woodcut border on both titles, including vignette of the Last Supper; large printer’s device to the verso of the final leaf; marginal paper flaw to 2?viir, original paper crease to ?viiir affecting a few letters; clean tear in the margin of oiir. A very good copy, almost untrimmed, slightly browned due to poor quality of paper, in elegant tree calf; gilded border to covers; small repairs to the corners; skilfully rebacked; original spine with morocco label remounted, elegant decoration in gilt; inscription on the title verso ‘Caesaris De Missy Berolinensis: Londini: A. D. 1754’. Rare seventeenth-century specimens of these characteristic devotional booklets for Greek Catholics and Orthodox believers. In early modern Italy, one can find a considerable number of minority groups using the Byzantine rite, from the Albanian and Greek communities in the Southern part of the peninsula, to the settlements of Eastern Greeks in Venice and the main harbours, like Livorno. Greece and the Oriental Mediterranean Sea also represented an appealing marketing area, with very few competitors, given the reluctance of the Ottoman Empire in exploiting printing as a means of communication. Since the Renaissance, Venice had been traditionally the main centre for this kind of publication. A century later, Antonio Pinelli tried to set up in the city a business exporting Greek books to Constantinople. He acquired Greek fonts from earlier publishers specialised in modern Greek printing (such as Cristoforo Zanetti and Giacomo Leoncini) and established a family publishing house. His firm acted as the official press of the Republic until the early nineteenth century. Since religious books for Greeks were meant for daily use, they were printed in cheap editions and only very few copies survive to the present day. The liturgies by Chrysostom and Basil, the most commonly celebrated forms of the Divine Liturgy, were published for the first time in Rome by Demetrios Ducas in 1526 and then frequently reprinted. The Apostolon is a compendium of exemplary abstracts from the Acts of the Apostles and their letters, to be read throughout the year. The editio princeps was published in 1525 by Nicolini brothers, at the initiative of Damiano Santa Maria for the Greek Venetian community. This appears to be the only known copy of the issue of 1633. This apparently unique copy bears a remarkable provenance. César de Missy (1703–1775) was the Prussian chaplain of George III. A prominent collector and Biblical scholar interested in religious Greek books, he spent his life gathering early manuscripts of the Bible and dreaming of publishing a new edition of the New Testament. His stunning collection was acquired by the Scottish physicians William Hunter (1718-1783) and Matthew Baillie (1761-1823) and reached Glasgow University Library in 1807. Not in BM STC 17 It, Graesse nor Brunet. Layton, 140-141, 144, 429-432. Greek [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ...RELACION VERDADERA DEL VIAJE, ENTRADA, Y RECIBIMIETO QUE LA CIUDAD DE BARCELONA HIZO A LA BUENA VENIDA DEL SEÑOR CARDENAL LEGADO, EN 18, DE MARÇO DESTE AÑO DE 1626

      Madrid, 1626. Small folio. Dbd. Contemporary manuscript docketing on fourth page. Early folds. Large chip (approximately 2 3/4 x 2 inches) in lower outer corner of second leaf, touching a few of the final letters on ten lines of text; loss from worming on a few letters of a dozen lines of text. Wear along folds; all losses filled by silk. Good. Spanish newsletter account of the historical visit of Cardinal Barberini to Barcelona during his 1626 diplomatic mission to Spain. Francesco Barberini of Florence (1597-1679) was the nephew of Pope Urban VIII and a prominent church leader during the 17th century, noted for his diplomatic activities during the Thirty Years' War and his extensive humanism. A lifelong supporter of artists, scientists, and intellectuals, Barberini was one of three of ten judges at Galileo's trial who refused to sign Galileo's sentence, and he was the founder of the renowned Barberini Library, a central meeting place for scholars in 17th-century Rome and home to one the world's great collections of manuscripts (now part of the Vatican Library). In February 1626, Barberini departed Rome as legate a latere to Spain, where he negotiated with the Count-Duke of Olivares on the question of French and Spanish control of the Valtellina. On March 18, 1626, Barberini arrived in Barcelona amidst much fanfare, which is recounted in the present newsletter. The text describes the visit from the landing of the Papal embassy to a series of musical performances and celebrations and the various meetings between the young Cardinal and local dignitaries. OCLC locates no copies. Very rare.

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        NUEVO DESCUBRIMIENTO DEL GRAN CATHAYO, O REYNOS DE TIBET, POR EL PADRE ANTONIO DE ANDRADE, DE LA COMPANIA DE JESUS, PORTUGUES, EN EL ANO DE 1624 [caption title]

      Lisbon, 1626. Small quarto. Modern half morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt. Manuscript foliations in upper outer corner of recto of each leaf. A bit of faint spotting. Very good. The first Spanish language edition, following by a few months the first edition (which was printed in Portuguese), printed in Lisbon the same year. This is the second overall printing of Andrade's important letter. The first authoritative, printed account of a European traveller's visit to Tibet. Antonio de Andrade (1580- 1634) was a Portuguese Jesuit missionary who entered the order in 1596. From 1600 to 1624 he was the principal missionary in the Indies. In 1624, with the support of the Moghul emperor, he set out for Tibet, hoping to make contact with a reported trans-Himalayan Christian community. Travelling north to the upper Ganges and then to Mana, on the present-day border of Tibet, he continued on past local resistance to the state of Guge, where he encountered his first Buddhists. Andrade successfully convinced the King to allow the teaching of Christianity, and returned to Agra, where he wrote the present letter to his superiors, relating his journey and his experiences. Andrade would ultimately return to Tibet two more times, consecrating a church at Tsaparang in 1626. Andrade's printed letter is crucially important as being the first authentic report of Tibet by a European who undoubtedly went there (the 14th-century visit of Odorico de Pordenone remains in dispute). It was very popular and quickly went through many editions. "Throughout Catholic Europe this 'discovery' (so proclaimed by the title of the work, though Andrade never called it that himself) was hailed as a great victory for the faith and as possible aid in circumventing the dangers from the Protestant fleets on the lengthy sea route from India to China....Through Andrade's book and his later letters and those of others, Europe learned more about Tibet's location, size, political divisions, religion and customs" - Lach. A most important European account of travel in Asia, and the first European experience of Tibet.

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        Andreae Fachinei . Controversiarum iuris libri tredecim quibus omnes fere quaestiones praecipuae ut sunt judiciales contractuum ultimarum voluntatum feudales criminales et aliae miscellaneae mira brevitate et perspicuitate discutiuntur. Editio postrema ab authore multis Additionibus et emendationibus illustrata et in duas partes divisa cui accedunt initio operis eaedem Controvesiae assertorie decisae et iuxta seriem Pandect. et Codicis dispositae per Cornel. Pynacker

      sumptibus Antonii Hierati, Coloniae Agrippinae 1626 - Antica firma di appartenenza e piccola mancanza marginale (senza la minima lesione di testo) al frontespizio. Pronunciata uniforme brunitura dovuta alla qualità della carta Finalini capilettera ornati (103) + 741 + 800 + (92) p. 2 voll. in 1 tomo 251x185 mm p.perg coeva cordonata (4 nervi) con titolo manoscritto al dorso e ricco fregio a rilevo ai piatti

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        France revised and augmented, the attires of the French and situation of their cheifest(sic!) cities.

      London dat. 1626 - Kupferstichkarte (mit Randansichten), Dirck Gryp sculpsit, London dat. 1626, 52 x 41 cm. (Falzeinriß unten sorgfältig unterlegt, weißer Rand minimal stockfleckig, ansonsten schönes Exemplar). *Sehr dekorative Karte mit 2 Kartuschen sowie zahlreichen Ansichten und Trachten am Rand: oben ein Fries mit 8 Städteansichten (Angers, Poitiers, Orléans, Paris, Rouen, La Rochelle, Bordeaux, Calais),auf beiden Seiten je 5 Adels-, Patrizier- und Bauerntrachten. Carte-à-figures très decorative, surmontée de vues de villes de France, ornée de chaque coté de personnages représentant les differentes classes sociales: Roi, noblesse, marchands, bourgeois, paysans et hommes de loi. Publiée dans "A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World", le premier atlas mondial réalisé par un Anglais. (Pâles rousseurs et petites fentes dans les marges). An attractive example of this finely engraved "carte à figures", so called because of the decorative side panels with town views and costume figures. The side panels depict 10 various costume figures, including the King and Queen of France, while the upper panel contains 8 fine engraved miniature town prospects. (Falzeinriß unten sorgfältig unterlegt, weißer Rand minimal stockfleckig, ansonsten schönes Exemplar).

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        Nova Totius Westphaliae Descriptio, ex celeberrimis, et varijs Autoribus, in unam tabulam redacta, per Nicolaum Janßonium Visscher, aut Piscatorem. 1626.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Claes Janszoon Visscher in Amsterdam, dat. 1626 (1634), 39,5 x 54 Campbell, Claes Jansz. Visscher: A Hundred Maps Described (MCS No. 46), Nr. 94; Koeman Vis 1 A, 43. - Zeigt den Westfälischen Kreis. - 1. Zustand dieser Karte. - Erstmalig veröffentlicht in der holländischen Ausgabe des Atlases von Mercator-Hondius-Janssonius. - Vorliegendes Exemplar Ohne Rückentext. - Oben rechts Titelkartusche. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Gesamtansicht ('Arte Et Marte - Hamburg').

      - Kupferstich aus Meisner Schatzkästlein, 1626, 9,5 x 14 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        IL PERFETO BOMARDIERO ET REAL INSTRUTTIONE DI ARTIGLIERI

      Venetia (Venice): Alessandro de'Vechi. 1626. Hardcover. Good. 1626. 4to, contemporary vellum, 143ff (ie 286 pp), many woodcuts throughout of military and artillery interest. Good copy, moderate to heavy staining and soil to vellum, still a good tight binding, wear and abrasions to foredge of front board, contents generally very good and bright, clean and unmarked, old bookplate and some stamps, from previous owners to endpapers, rear flyleaf has large corner missing, otherwise complete and very good. Digital images available upon request.

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        HAKLUYTUS POSTUMUS OR PURCHAS HIS PILGRIMES. CONTAYNING A HISTORY OF THE WORLD, IN SEA VOYAGES & LANDE-TRAUELLS, BY ENGLISHMEN & OTHERS...IN FIVE BOOKS

      London, 1626. 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 travels and voyages ever published. The first two volumes are mainly devoted to travels in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. The third volume largely treats northern explorations and America. The fourth volume is almost entirely devoted to America. The fifth volume, PILGRIMAGE, is a supplement to all of the preceding parts, and properly completes a set of Purchas' ...PILGRIMES.... A foundation work for any collection of travels and voyages.

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        Gesamtans., davor Reiterportrait von Karl I Stuart, "Carlovs D.G. Magnae britanniae Franciae Scotiae et Hyberniae, Rex Anno MDCXXVI".

      - Kupferstich v. J. van Heyden, 1626, 29 x 24,5 (H) Seltenes Reiterportrait mit London im Hintergrund. Allseitig knapp beschnitten.

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        LVXENBVRGICVS ducatus, septem Comitatibus distinctus, milliaria LXX continens, preter Oppida et castra, urbes moeniorum ambitu firmas; Pagos M.C.LXIX, et frequentem nobilitatem exhibet, eiusdemque adpellationis Metropoli inclarescit.

      1626 - Kupferstich-Karte, Paris, Jean Le Clerc ca. 1626. 39 x 46,5 cm. Bug oben und unten gerissen und hinterlegt. Van der Vekene, Les Cartes Géographiques Du Duché de Luxembourg, 2.08.B. Zeigt das Gebiet zwischen Düren, Metz, Verdun und Leuven. Rechts unten Rollwerktitelkartusche mit zwei Vögeln, die eine Girlande in ihren Schnäbeln halten. Rechts oben Meilenzeiger. Karte geostet. Die berühmte, seltene Karte, hier im zweiten von drei bisher bekannten Zuständen mit dem Plattenschaden in der rechten unteren Ecke. Guter, nuancenreicher Abdruck mit Plattenton. Bug oben und unten gerissen und hinterlegt.

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        DUE DISCORSI Circa l'vtilita` & altri commodi, Che apporta seco l'Agricoltura, o` vero coltivazione de' campi [bound with] L'AGRICOLTURA E CASA DI VILLA DI CARLO STEFANO

      Siena: appresso Emilio Bonetti, 1626. Two works bound together, both in Italian, the first particularly scarce. Superb contemporary or near contemporary binding of vellum spine with hand-printed and coloured patterned, parchment boards, later red calf label of the "Board of Agriculture" to the front board, dated 1801, manuscript title and old paper shelf no. label to the spine. All edges marbled. [First Title] pp. [8], 203, [1]. Title page with printer's woodcut device, dated 1626, several woodcut tailpieces and initial letters, fine woodcut vignette to the final page. Very scarce, no copies on Copac, just one copy located at the University of Sienna library. [Second Title] pp. [32], 368 + several blanks. Half title and title pages both present, title page dated 1677, with oval vignette; woodcut headpieces. Binding a little worn and rubbed, but strong, some age soiling. Contents very good, a little worming to the first 5 leaves of the first work, a few headlines close shaved but no apparent loss. Very good copies of two works on Agriculture, the first particularly rare, bound in a very attractive patterned contemporary or near contemporary binding. Please contact us for further details. . First Edition. Full Vellum. Very Good. 4to.

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        Vetus Græcia illustrata studio & operâ Ubbonis Emmi Frisii. Opus distinctum in tomos tres: quorum I. Descriptonem haber regionum à Græcis habitarum, cum adjunctis insulis: II. Complectitur res gestas græcorum: III. Repræsentat statum ac formam præcipuarum ejus gentis rerumpublicarum: Iemque iudicium amphictyonicum, & solemnes ludos, statis temporibus apud Græcos recurrentes. 1-3.

      - Leyden, Bonaventura & Abrahami Elzevir, 1626. 8vo. (24),+ 194,+ (22); (4),+ 519,+ (24); (4),+ 536,+ (32) pp. Minof spotting. Contemporary vellum. From the library of Eric Waller, with its book plate. Willems 252. Berghman 1576. Ubbonius Emmius (1547-1625) was a dutch calvinist historian. Eric Waller (1732-1811) var biskop i Västerås.

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        Conservacion de Monarquias: Discursos Politicos Sobre la Gran...

      1626. Proposals to Reform the Spanish Monarchy Fernandez Navarrete, Pedro [1564-1632]. Conservacion de Monarquias: Discursos Politicos Sobre la Gran Consulta que el Consejo Hizo al Senor Rey don Felipe Tercero. Madrid: En la Imprenta Real, 1626. [viii], 344 pp. Copperplate pictorial title page. Text in parallel columns printed within ruled borders. Folio (11" x 8"). Contemporary mottled calf, gilt spine with raised bands and lettering piece, speckled edges, marbled endpapers. Moderate rubbing to extremities, shallow scuffing to boards, some chipping to spine ends, front joint starting at head, corners bumped and somewhat worn. Text printed within ruled borders, woodcut decorated initials and tail pieces. Light toning to text, foxing to a few leaves. Contemporary underling and brief annotations in a few places, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Location label to spine, small inkstamps to title page, brief annotation in ink to verso. A solid copy of a scarce title. * First edition. Fernandez Navarrete was the Royal Chaplain and Secretary to the Spanish Kings Philip III and Philip IV. An elaboration of a 1621 work, Discursos Politicos, Conservacion de Monarquias is a commentary on the proposals by the Consejo Real de Castilla, a committee convened by Philip III to explore ways to modernize the monarchy. (The book reprints the text of the Consejo Real's report.) Among other suggestions, the committee proposed the promotion of agriculture, tax reductions, the suppression of religious orders and the abolition of primogeniture. Fernandez Navarrete supported most of the proposals and offered suggestions to realize them. Other editions were published in 1792 and 1805. All are scarce. OCLC locates 7 copies of the first edition in North America, none in law libraries. Palau, Manual del Librero Hispano-Americano 89491.

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        Historie der Reformatie en andere kerkelyke geschiedenissen in en ontrent de Nederlanden. 2e druk, 4 delen, Amsterdam, Rieuwertsz en Boom / Rotterdam, Bos, 1677, 1674, 1704 en 1704.

      4°, gebonden in 4 half leren banden uit de tijd, 847+996+976+1116 pag. Geillustreerd met frontispice en 26 portretgravures. Banden iets sleets. Haitsma Mulier/v.d. Lem 81e. Beroemd werk van de remonstrantse predikant en geschiedschrijver Gerard Brandt sr. (1626-1685). De delen 3 en 4 werden persklaar gemaakt door Brandts zoon Johannes. De eerste druk van deel 1 was in 1671 verschenen.

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        Kst.- Karte, v. Abraham Goos b. Joan. Janssonius, "Nova Franconiae descriptio".

      . dat. 1626, 44,7 x 55. Schilder,,Monumenta Cartographica, Bd. VI, 42 ( 1. Zustand von 2). Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Bd. 1, Seite 610 ( Abb. 2550: 1B. - Eine der seltenen, zugleich sehr dekorativen Frankenkarten mit 4 Bildleisten: seitlich je 2 Trachtenpaare, oben und unten mit insgesamt 6 Ansichten. Oben Nürnberg und Würzburg. Unten Bamberg, Fulda, Rothenburg /Tauber und Büdingen. - Leicht fleckig.

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        Disputationum de sancto matrimonii sacramento editio haec postrema superiorum auctoritate correcta

      Antuerpiae: Apud Martinum Nutium colophon: Ex typographia Henrici Aertsi] Folio (36 cm, 14.2"). [20], 500, 404, 408, [66 (index)] pp.. 1626 Early edition, following the first complete printing of 1605 (preceded by a partial printing in 1602), of this sometimes controversial, oft-reprinted treatise on marriage, morality, and sexual sin. Each of the three books has its own separate title-page. Brunet calls this "un ouvrage célèbre, à cause de quelques passages singuliers qui s'y trouvent,"while Englisch notes that "Dieses Werk enthalt alle moglichen Variationen uber die Geschlechtssunde in umstandlichster und eingehendster Behandlung," and Sommervogel simply states that the work caused its author "quelques chagrins" despite the purity and austerity of his personal life (a Jesuit from the time he was 17 years old, the Cordova-born Sánchez was said by his spiritual director to have "carried his baptismal innocence to the grave," according to the Catholic Encyclopedia online). Contemporary alum-tawed pigskin, tooled in blind, spine with inked title; binding darkened and scuffed, with clasps now lacking and with leather torn over head and foot of spine (lacking at foot, with underlying vellum showing). Title-page with inked ownership inscriptions dated 1715, later institutional stamp in lower margin, and faint shadows of pencilled notations; front pastedown and one text page also with institutional stamps. Small spots of worming to lower margins of a number of leaves. Pages age-toned, with some instances of marginalia and underlining in early inked hands and occasionally in pencil (a handful of leaves in part III extensively annotated within text); a few spots of foxing, and one leaf with paper flaws partially obscuring a few letters. A big, solid volume.

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        France revised and augmented, the attires of the French and situation of their cheifest(sic!) cities.

      London dat. 1626,. Kupferstichkarte (mit Randansichten), Dirck Gryp sculpsit, 52 x 41 cm. (Falzeinriß unten sorgfältig unterlegt, weißer Rand minimal stockfleckig, ansonsten schönes Exemplar).. *Sehr dekorative Karte mit 2 Kartuschen sowie zahlreichen Ansichten und Trachten am Rand: oben ein Fries mit 8 Städteansichten (Angers, Poitiers, Orleans, Paris, Rouen, La Rochelle, Bordeaux, Calais),auf beiden Seiten je 5 Adels-, Patrizier- und Bauerntrachten. Carte-a-figures tres decorative, surmontee de vues de villes de France, ornee de chaque cote de personnages representant les differentes classes sociales: Roi, noblesse, marchands, bourgeois, paysans et hommes de loi. Publiee dans "A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World", le premier atlas mondial realise par un Anglais. (Pales rousseurs et petites fentes dans les marges). An attractive example of this finely engraved "carte a figures", so called because of the decorative side panels with town views and costume figures. The side panels depict 10 various costume figures, including the King and Queen of France, while the upper panel contains 8 fine engraved miniature town prospects.

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        L Ambasciatore. Opera divisa in Libri sei nella quale si hanno avvertimenti politici & morali per gli ambasciatori & intorno quelle cose che sogliono accadere all Ambasciarie.

      appresso Francesco Bolzetta libraro 1626-1627, in Padova - Legatura coeva in piena pergamena con titolo ms. al ds. Timbro abraso al frontis. Restauro al margine inferiore delle prime sei carte. Alone di umidità - sempre marginale - su parte del volume, ma nel complesso buon esemplare. Edizione originale, assai rara. Br.Libr. I, p. 143. Non in Vinciana. L opera di Bragaccia è da considerarsi uno tra i primi studi sull argomento redatto in lingua italiana (cfr. G. De Giudici, Sullo statuto dell ambasciatore in età moderna. in Teoria e Storia del diritto privato, V, 2012). 4to (cm. 22,3), 26 cc.nn. (compresi due frontespizi, uno datato 1626 e l altro 1627, ed una bella tavola incisa su rame di Dedica al Serenissimo Sig. Duca di Piacenza et Parma), 675(1) pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Relation exacte et sincere du sujet qui a exité le funeste tumulte de la vi EDITION ORIGINALE

      Amsterdam ; A Amsterdam: S.n. ; Chez Pierre Humbert, 1626. Fine. S.n. ; Chez Pierre Humbert, Amsterdam ; A Amsterdam S.d. , 1626, Pet. in 8 (9,5x15,8cm)), 55pp. ; (12) 325pp. (10), relié. - First Edition of the first book of Bion, and the first French translation of the book (by M. de Bausobre) Jablonski German city of Thorn (1725); the latter is illustrated with 3 large folding plates engraved by Pool, with the performance of the President and other characters (title page in red and black). End of the book, catalog of books by Pierre Humbert. Full Calf blond glossy contemporary. Back tooled raised. Part of title morocco fawn. a slot in a nerve. Notice on a bookseller pasted on the top plate. Good copy. Thorn was a free city of Prussia, at a Catholic party processional, it happened that members of a Jesuit college mollestèrent Lutherans who do not kneel is during the passage of the procession; a Jesuit student was arrested and a second. Students then made noise power for that frees both students and their continued violence against Protestants they encountered. Dissatisfied with the case, the Jesuits carried the judgment in high places, appealed to the king, and this is the Grand Chancellor of the Crown which bore his judgment: the president and vice president of the city of Thorn were executed and than others. These dark events gave rise to these two works protest against Jesuitism and the Roman Catholic church and deplored, as German number, persecution of Protestants. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale du premier ouvrage de Bion, et première traduction française du livre (par M. de Bausobre) allemand de Jablonski sur la ville de Thorn (1725) ; ce dernier est illustré de 3 grandes planches dépliantes gravées par Pool, avec l'exécution du président et autres personnages (page de titre en rouge et noir). En fin d'ouvrage, catalogue des livres chez Pierre Humbert. Reliure en plein veau blond glacé d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin fauve. une fente sous un nerf. Notice sur un libraire contrecollé sur le plat supérieur. Bon exemplaire. Thorn était une ville de Prusse libre, lors d'une fête processionnelle catholique, il arriva que des membres d'un collège jésuite mollestèrent des luthériens qui ne s'agenouillaient pas lors du passage du cortège ; un étudiant jésuite fut arrêté puis un second. Les étudiant firent alors force tapage pour qu'on libère les deux étudiants et continuèrent leurs violences sur des protestants qu'ils rencontraient. Mécontent de l'affaire, les jésuites portèrent le jugement en haut lieu, en appelèrent au roi, et c'est le grand chancellier de la couronne qui porta son jugement : le président et le vice-président de la ville de Thorn furent éxécutés ainsi que d'autres personnes. Ces sombres événements donnèrent lieu à ces deux ouvrages de protestation contre le jésuitisme et l'église catholique romaine et déplorèrent, comme nombre d'allemands, la persécution des protestants.

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        L'estat et comportement des armes Livre autant util que necessaire à tous

      A Bruxelles: de l'imprimerie de Jean Mommart., 1626. Fine. de l'imprimerie de Jean Mommart., A Bruxelles 1626, in 4 (15,5x19,5cm), (8) 187pp. (5)., relié. - Second edition after the original from 1597, Brussels, in Folio. Illustrated with 114 emblazoned on wood, genealogical trees. Title page in red and black. Thumbnail of the printer on the title page. Initials. France has the BN edition 1630 in Paris. No copy in French catalogs. It is the 1597 edition and the 1630 to the British Library. A copy of the 1629 edition in Manchester. Full Vellum rigid time. Smooth back with title pen (dimmed). An old wetting the bottom of the top plate. The book is one of the best books of heraldry, and discusses the formation of crests and coat of arms meaning it contains a method to compile genealogies and progeny, and established the transmission of arms. The book is also a manual right weapons. Weapons of Jean Scohier are azure, three winged deer slender sand. Engraved bookplate nineteenth arms quartered Duke of Guillaboz. A handwritten note on the homepage: librarianship. Fontette. No. 39986. Description of the three editions 1597, 1629 and 1630. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Seconde édition après l'originale de 1597, Bruxelles, in Folio. Illustrée de 114 blasons sur bois, d'arbres généalogiques. Page de titre en rouge et noir. Vignette de l'imprimeur sur la page de titre. Lettrines. La BN de France possède l'édition de 1630 à Paris. Aucun exemplaire dans les catalogues français. On trouve l'édition de 1597 et celle de 1630 à la British Library. Un exemplaire de l'édition de 1629 à Manchester. Reliure en plein vélin rigide d'époque. Dos lisse avec titre à la plume (estompé). Une mouillure ancienne au bas du plat supérieur. L'ouvrage est un des meilleurs livres d'héraldique, et traite de la constitution des blasons et de la signification des armoiries, il contient une méthode pour dresser les généalogies et les descendances, et établi la transmission des armes. L'ouvrage est également un manuel de droit des armes. Les armes de Jean Scohier sont d'azur, à trois cerfs ailés élancés de sable. Ex libris gravé du XIXe aux armes écartelé du duc de Guillaboz. Une note manuscrite sur la page de garde : Bibliot. De Fontette. N°39986. Description des trois éditions de 1597, 1629 et 1630.

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        Le tombeau des romans ou il est discouru I. contre les romans II. pour les romans

      1626. relié. DeCollection. A Paris, chez Claude Morlot, 1626. In/12 reliure plein veau dos lisse à décor doré, triple filets sur les plats, tranches rouges, 2 f., 96 p. Première édition. Auréole sur la bordure latérale de la plupart des pages. Le Tombeau des romans où il est discouru : I Contre les romans II. Pour les romans constitue, avec les textes de Sorel, Chapelain, Huet ou Du Plaisir, l'un des rares textes critiques que le XVIIe siècle nous a légués sur un genre encore en formation : le pamphlet politique, sous les règnes de Louis XIII et de Louis XIV. Fr Dorval Langlois (1576 ? - 1628) fut un des nombreux libelliste qui gravitèrent dans l'orbite de Richelieu. Ouvrage rare.

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        Eigentliche Abbildung der newen Fahrt welche auß dem Rhein, unter Rheinberck biß in die Maeß, unter Venlo angefangen und Bereit biß an die Stadt Geldern, sampt 11. Forten fertig ist.':.

      - Kupferstich v. David Custos aus Östreichischer Lorbeerkrantz b. Nicolaus Bellus (Michael Caspar Lundorp) in Frankfurt, 1626, 26 x 30,5 Pistor-Smeets, Die Fossa Eugenina, S.75, Nr. 3.3.4. - Karte des Kanals von Rheinberg über Geldern bis Venlo (Fossa Eugeniana). - Oben links Rollwerkskartusche. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Seconda novissima editione delle imagini de gli Dei delli antichi di Vicenzo Cartari reggiano. Ridotte da capo a piedi alle loro reali, & non pi per l'adietro osservate simiglianze. Cavate da' marmi, bronzi, medaglie, gioie & altre memorie antiche con esquisito studio, e particolare diligenza da Lorenzo Pignoria padovano. Aggiuntevi le annotationi del medesimo....con le allegorie sopra le imagini di Cesare Malfatti padovano, migliorate, & accresciute nouamente. Et un catalogo di cento pi famosi Dei della gentilit

      nella stamparia di Pietro Paolo Tozzi. 1626 in 8, pp. 2 b., pp. 40 nn., 589, 3 b.; leg. coeva p/perg. con tit. in seppia e fregi in oro al ds., tagli spruzz., front. in rosso e nero con grande vignetta. Opera riccamente illustrata con 251 vignette in rame, quasi tutte a m/pag. entro cornice tip., e con m. capil. e finalini. Lievi e diffuse fior. e arrossamenti dovuti al tipo di carta, margine inf. esiguo al front. e antiche firme. Buon esemplare in solida legatura. 584/24

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        INSTRVCCION POLITICA, Y PRATICA IVDICIAL,

      - CONFORME al estylo de los Consejos, Audiencias, y Tribunales de Corte, y otros ordinarios del Reyno. VTILISSIMA PARA LOS GOVERNADORES, Y CORREGIDORES, y otros juezes ordinarios, y de comission: y para los Abogados, Escriuanos, Procuradores, y Litigantes. COMPVESTA POR EL D. ALONSO DE VILLADIEGO VASCVÑANA Y MONTOYA, Abogado en los Consejos de su Magestad, y natural de la Ciudad de Toledo. A DON IVAN FERRER DE VILLAVICENCIO DEL CONSEJO DEL REY NUESTRO Señor, Oydor en la Real Cancilleria de Valladolid, y Consultor del Santo Oficio de la Inquisicion. Agora nueuamente corregida, emendada, y añadida por el mismo Autor. [Vinheta armoriada com brasão]. CON PRIVILEGIO: En Valladolid. Por Geronymo Morillo, Impressor de la Vniversidad. Año 1626. In 8º gr. (de 29x20 cm) com [viii], 303, [xxx] fólios. Encadernação da época em pergaminho flexível, cansada, com dano na dianteira e vestígios de atilhos da época. Exemplar com títulos de posse sobre a folha de rosto e leves danos marginais (na dianteira e no pé da referida folha); sublinhados e anotações da época; leves manchas; e picos de humidade generalizados. Palau 1976, XXVII, 109 (366537): 4º, 4 h. 303 p. 30 h. de indice' Location/localizacao: 3-A4-E-33

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        Gottfried von Bulljon, Oder Das Erlösete Jerusalem. Erst von dem Hochberühmbten Poeten Torquato Tasso in Welscher Sprache beschrieben: Und nun in Deutsche Heroische Poetische Gesetzweise, als vormals nie mehr gesehen, uberbracht. 30 S., 1 Bl., 259 num. Bl., 1 Bl. Errata. Mit gestoch. Titelbordüre, Porträt und 23 ganzseitigen Kupfern von Matthäus Merian. 4°. Guter Halbpergamentbd um 1900 mit Rückenschild.

      Frankfurt, Daniel und David Aubrij u. Clemens Schleich, 1626.. . Erste Ausgabe der Werderschen Tasso-Übersetzung, von größter Seltenheit. Werder (1584-1657) stammte aus anhaltinischem Uradel. Bis 1622 hatte er sich große Verdienste sowohl als Truppenführer wie auch als Diplomat erworben, bis er nach Tillys Einfall in Hessen in Ungnade fiel und sich auf sein Rittergut bei Köthen zurückzog. "Hier unternahm er das Wagnis der Versübersetzung von Tassos großem Epos 'Gerusaleme liberata' ... W's Landesfürst, Ludwig Anhalt von Köthen, erwarb in ihm einen zuverlässigen Freund und Mitarbeiter, auf dessen fachmännisches Urteil er sich von nun an stets verlassen sollte. Jetzt erst begann die eigentliche Blütezeit der Fruchtbringenden Gesellschaft, die bis dahin noch nie literarisch hervorgetreten war" (Dünnhaupt). Mit seiner reichen Ausstattung wie kaum ein Buch dieser Zeit ist es "eines der schönsten des Jahrhunderts, ... vielleicht das bedeutendste auch. Es war das erste deutsche Gedicht seit den Tagen Staufischer Wortschönheit, das eine große Reimkunst erforderte" (Nadler). "In jedem Fall ist dieses großangelegte Gedicht ... eins der wenigen nicht durch Opitz bestimmten Werke. Feurig und reif zugleich hat Werder diese Übersetzung gemacht, ... auf Deutsch und mit den Mitteln seiner Zeit den heroischen Geist von Tasso's Epos so richtig und tief erfaßt, daß sein Werk zugleich die erste Großtat der neuen Bildungsdichtung und das letzte echte deutsche Rittergedicht genannt werden muß" (Wolfskehl im Katalog Manheimer). Die schöne Ausstattung mit der ziemlich großen Fraktur, den Seitenumrandungen und hübschen Schmuckleisten und vor allem die prachtvollen, figurenreichen Kupfer aus Merians Frühzeit sind besonders bemerkenswert. Das Erratablatt findet sich nach Dünnhaupt sonst nur noch in Wien und Yale. - Wenig gebräunt, das Erratablatt mit angesetzter Ecke ohne Berührung des Druckspiegels. Schönes Exemplar. - Dünnhaupt 2.I. Goed. III 57, 14, 2a. Manheimer 439. Faber du Faur 179. Wüthrich 105a.

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        Sammelband mit 2 Titeln zum Karmeliterorden: 1. Madeleine de Saint-Joseph (hier anonym): La vie de soeur Catherine de Jesus, religieuse de l'Ordre de nostre Dame du mont Carmel, estably en France, selon la Reformation de saincte Terese de Jesus: Decedee au Convent du mesme Ordre, dit de la Mere de Dieu, en la ville de Paris, le 19. Fevrier 1623; angebunden: 2. Pierre de Berulle: Lettres aux religieuses de l'Ordre de Nostre Dame du Mont-Carmel, erige en France selon la premiere Observance. Par Monsigneur (...) Cardinal de Berulle (...). Der erste Titel (M. de Saint-Joseph) wohl im 2. Druck (zuerst Toulouse 1625), der 2. Titel (Pierre de Berulle) im 1. Druck. 2 Titel in 1 Band.

      Paris, Fiacre Dehors, 1626 und 1628.. 139 S. (S. 135-231, 8 Bll.), 52, 193 S. 8°, Halblederband des 18. Jahrhunderts mit Rückenschild .. Einband leicht berieben, bestoßen und beschabt; Vorsätze etwas leimschattig; manchmal etwas stockfleckig; Exlibris (neueren Datums) auf dem vorderen Innendeckel, handschriftl. Nummer auf dem Vordervorsatz und kl. Stempel auf dem Titel des ersten Werkes. Nach dem ersten Titel (mit 139 Seiten vollständig) sind die Seiten 135-231 und 8 Blätter mit sechs Approbationen aus einer späteren, erweiterten Ausgabe desselben Werkes eingebunden (wohl eine Ausgabe um 1628 - fünf der Approbationen mit der Jahresangabe 1628, die sechste ist nicht datiert). Diese zusätzlich eingebundenen Seiten enthalten (in sich vollständig): "Recueil des pieux escrits & lettres de soeur Catherine de Jesus", also einen Anhang der in der (früheren) Ausgabe von 1626 noch nicht erschienen war. Zu 1: Biographie der franz. Mystikerin Catherine de Jesus (1589-1623), verfasst von der franz. Mystikerin Madeleine de Saint-Joseph bzw. Madeleine du Bois de Fontaines (1578-1637) sowie zusätzlich eingebunden eine Sammlung von Schriften und Briefen der Catherine de Jesus aus einer späteren Ausgabe des Werkes. Zu 2: Schrift des franz. Kardinals Pierre de Berulle (1575-1629) über den Karmeliterorden.

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        Memorie della Regina di Svezia.

      Libro manoscritto in - 4° (cm. 25,5), legatura coeva in p. pergamena rigida, titolo ms. al dorso, tagli marmorizzati; cc. [1] 112 [2 bb.] numerate in ottimo stato, con elegante calligrafia di gusto barocco, ampi margini, titolo al frontespizio inquadrato in ricca cornice calcografica; 1 ritratto della regina Cristina in antiporta aggiunto nel XIX secolo; antica firma di possesso alla carta 112 «Gio. Bernabei». Libro politico, ampia testimonianza inedita della regina transgender Cristina (1626 - 1689) che, affascinata dalla scienza e dall'alchimia, tentò di trasformare Stoccolma nell'Atene del Nord, abiurò il luteranesimo ed esiliò in sella a un cavallo verso Roma. Oltre alla spassosa descrizione dell'ambigua regina che «non ha punto del donnesco» [p.1], il libro racconta nei dettagli il suo viaggio nello Stato della Chiesa, la sua rinuncia alla Corona Reale, i suoi «disgusti» con gli spagnoli, la sua uccisione del marchese traditore; riporta poi un paio di sue lettere e il testamento in cui nomina unico erede il cardinale Decio Azzolini; in fine vi è un sonetto e l'indice. Il fatto che Cristina fosse nata con una spiccata ipertrofia clitoridea e che in vita avesse atteggiamenti mascolini (rifiutò Blaise Pascal in favore dell'amore gay per una dama) fomentò dilemmi sulla sua identità sessuale, tanto da condurre ancora nel 1965 un antropologo a riesumarne la salma per un esame [Hjortsjö C.H.. Drottning Christina. Lund 1966]. L'autore del manoscritto alimenta questi dubbi e viene da noi identificato in Celestino Galiani (1681 - 1753), zio e precettore dell'economista Ferdinando. Le prime biografie a stampa di Cristina di Svezia risultano tarde: Arckenholtz (Amsterdam 1751), Lacombe (Parigi 1762), D'Alembert (Amsterdam 1770), salvo un resoconto funerario di Buagni (Roma 1689). Ottimo stato di conservazione.

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        Delle merauiglie del mondo. per lui vedute

      Venice: Ghirardo & Iseppo Imberti, 1626. Rare Italian-language edition of Marco Polo?'s ?'Il Milione?'—according to PMM, probably ?"the most widely read?" version of this classic travelogue.

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        OSSERVAZIONI INTORNO ALLE VIPERE. Fatte da Francesco Redi gentiluomo aretino, Accademico della Crusca. E da lui scritte in una lettera all'Illustrissimo Signor Lorenzo Magalotti Gentiluomo della Camera del Ser.mo G.Duca di Toscana.

      Cm.23,6x17. Pg.91, (5). Legatura in piena pergamena semirigida, con minime tarlature ai margini. Tagli spruzzati. Frontespizio impresso in rosso e nero, con tavola calcografica che riporta il motto della Crusca "Il più bel fior ne coglie", ripetuta in xilografia al verso della carta L4. Le ultime due carte non numerate contengono l'imprimatur e l'errata. Fresco esemplare, a buoni margini. Francesco Redi (Arezzo, 1626 ?" 1697), naturalista, medico e letterato, compì gli studi a Firenze e a Pisa, laureandosi in Filosofia e Medicina, per poi entrare al servizio dei Medici. Fu arciconsolo della Crusca dal 1678 al 1690, partecipando ai lavori della terza edizione del "Vocabolario" e fu tra i fondatori dell'"Accademia del Cimento". Nominato archiatra del Granduca Ferdinando II, lasciò vari importanti studi tanto letterarari quanto scientifici, e morì a Pisa nel 1697. "I suoi studi, fra i quali quelli intorno alla generazione spontanea e al veleno delle vipere, rivestono particolare importanza nella storia della scienza moderna, per la loro opera di demolizione di alcune teorie di stampo aristotelico a favore di un'attività sperimentale e per la loro applicazione in campo medico di una pratica terapeutica di impostazione ippocratica, costruita su regole di prevenzione e sull'uso di rimedi esclusivamente naturali e su precetti di vita equilibrata. Pubblicò un gran numero di ricerche naturalistiche, che destarono grande interesse in tutta Europa. Nelle "Osservazioni Intorno alle Vipere" dimostrò che il veleno di questi animali, contrariamente alla comune opinione dell'epoca, è dannoso solo se inoculato nella ferita e non se ingerito. Nel lavoro scientifico di Redi più ancora dei risultati ottenuti è essenziale il metodo usato, che gli assicura un posto di grande rilievo nella storia del metodo sperimentale" (da wikipedia).

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        Kreutterbuch

      Frankfurt a. M, 1600 (Titel) / Hoffmann für J. Fischer Erben, 1626 (Druckermarke). - Jetzt widerumb mit vielen schönen newen Figuren auch nützlichen Artzneyen und andern guten Stücken gemehret unnd verfertigt Durch Ioachimum Camerarium Mit ca. 1000 Textholzschnitten, 10, 25 Blatt, 1 weißes Blatt, 460 nummerierte Blatt, 27 Blatt (Register), Pergamentband der Zeit mit Resten von Schließenbändern, 38,5 x 25,5 cm, Einband angestaubt und fleckig, innen durchgehend meist nur etwas gebräunt, die letzten beiden Blatt mit kleineren Wurmspuren (das letzte Blatt im Bereich der Druckermarke mehrere Wurmspuren, ohne Vorsatzblätter, gutes Exemplar. Spätere (vierte bzw. sechste) Ausgabe der deutschen Bearbeitung des berühmten Kräuterbuchs von Matthiolus. Die Holzstöcke für die schönen Pflanzenabbildungen hatte Camerarius zum Teil aus dem Nachlaß Conrad Gesners übernommen, zum Teil wurden sie auch von Amman angefertigt. Am Schluß einige Abb. mit Destillierapparaten und Brennöfen.

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        Historia translationis corporis Sancti Nicolai terris, marique miraculis Magni Episcopi  Myra Lyciae Venetias factae anno M.C.: Quo tempore etiam Nicolai alterius, eiusdem avunculi, ac Theodori Martyris, utrorumque episcoporum corpora feliciter deducta sunt; reconditaque apud Littorenses Monachos prop eandem Urbem

      Venice: Ex Typographia Deuchiniana, 1626. First edition. Engraved title vignette. 99, [11, index], [1, errata] pp. 4to (7-7/16 x 5-1Ú2 inches; 189 x140 mm). Limp vellum, with pen manuscript title on upper cover, with very light dampstain in upper margin, else fine. A rare example of the competition for the patronage of Saint Nicholas The Venetian historian Olmo (fl. 1595-1635) wrote this history to question BariÕs claim to hold the remains of the saint, as expressed by Antonio Beatillo in his Historia della vita ... San Nicol? il Magno (Naples, 1620). There are numerous western sources which record the transfer of his remains from Myra to Bari in the year 1087, and the competition between the two cities began then. OlmoÕs work was written in a period when Venice was struggling to maintain its independence from the papacy, and it has a frankly political cast. It bears an elaborate dedication to the city and people of Venice ?' but does not have a papal imprimatur.

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        EXORTACION HECHA AL CHRISTIANISSIMO REY DE FRANCIA, Y DE NAUARRA LUYS DECIMOTERCIO, HECHA CON TODA FIDELIDAD, HUMILIDAD, Y VERDAD EN FRANCES, TRADUCIDA DESPUES EN LATIN, Y DE LATIN EN CASTELLANO. EN LA QUAL BREVE Y APRESTADAMENTE SE MUESTRA QUAN FEA, Y ABOMINABLEMENTE HIZO LIGA, Y MOUIO GUERRA EL REYNO DE FRANCIA EN ESTOS TEIMPOS CONTRA LOS CATOLICOS, Y COMO NO LA PUEDE PROSEGUIR SIN CONECIDISSIMO RIESGO DE LA RELIGION CHIRISTIANA.

      Impressa en la ciudad Imperial de Augusta [i.e., Trier] con facultad de la Sacra Magestad del Emperador, . 1626 - [16]pp. Small folio. Dbd. Contemporary manuscript docketing on p.[16] and contemporary ink underscoring on p.[7]. Some loss, repaired in silk, from chipping at gutter and from worming in several leaves, the latter affecting some text but not exceeding 1 x 1 inch in area. Closed tears in final leaf, repaired with very early paper on verso. Light staining and foxing. Overall very good. The original Spanish translation of an important invective against Louis XIII during the first phase of France's involvement in the Thirty Years' War. At the time of this publication in 1626, France had actively begun to support the Protestant side in the conflict, concerned with the political threat of the Hapsburg states that surrounded it on three sides (in Spain and Spanish-controlled Flanders to the south and north and the Holy Roman Empire in Germany to the East). In 1624, Cardinal Richelieu was appointed to the Royal Council of Louis XIII and immediately began to institute a vigorous anti-Hapsburg policy. The following year France joined England in subsidizing the efforts of Christian IV of Denmark to defend Lower Saxony against the Holy Roman Empire, beginning an involvement in the war that would eventually lead to its own military participation against its fellow Catholic powers. The present document is a long and detailed warning to Louis XIII against pursuing a course of actions that would pit France against the rest of the Catholic world. According to the document, itself, the text was first composed in French and subsequently translated into Latin and thence into Castilian Spanish. It immediately occasioned a number of responses and refutations, and its anonymous authorship soon became the subject of a 200- year-long debate. In his exhaustive and authoritative bibliography on the Jesuits, BIBLIOTHÈQUE DE LA COMPAGNIE DE JÉSUS, Augustin de Backer seems to have put the question of authorship to rest, attributing it to the German Jesuit Jacob Keller. Keller (1568-1631) was a German scholar and controversialist, widely regarded as a genius and best known for a counter- Calvinist tract on Tyrannicide and a celebrated defense of the Papacy in a debate with Lutheran theologian Jacob Heilbrunner. Backer lists both the French and Latin versions of the EXHORTATION. and refers to a German translation, but he omits any mention of the present Spanish version. He also describes the document as having been printed in Italy, which may result from confusion regarding the city name of Augusta. While Augusta, Syracuse, was under anti- French Spanish control in 1626 and may thus be a candidate for the printing location, all other signs and context point to Trier ("Augusta Treverorum" in Latin), including the publisher's imprint which calls Augusta an "imperial city" and declares permission for publication from the Holy Roman Emperor. An extremely interesting and rare document, anticipating the violent wars between France and the rest of Catholic Europe of the following decade and offering a view of the French- Hapsburg rivalry from the Austro- German Hapsburg perspective and translated for the Spanish Hapsburg audience. One copy is held at the Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana Benjamín Carrión in Quito; OCLC lists one additional copy, at the New York Public Library. Backer, BIBLIOTHÈQUE DE LA COMPAGNIE DE JÉSUS, NOUVELLE ÉDITION PAR CARLOS SOMMERVOGEL (Louvain, 1960), Vol. IV, Cols. 992-3. "Jacob Keller," THE CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA.

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