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        La Grande guide des curez vicaires et confesseurs Divisée en deux tomes

      Lyon: Chez la veuve de Claude Rigaud, 1631. Fine. Chez la veuve de Claude Rigaud, Lyon 1631, 2 tomes en un Vol. in 8 (10,5x17,5), (39); 991 pp.; (55), deux tomes reliés en un volume. - New edition, published after the original timber illustrated in 1597. copy etched in the text, as well as drop caps, headbands and brand in the fine-editor. Title page in red and black. Work full well his dedicatory epistle and its table of contents. Full vellum, smooth spine with partial manuscript to the featherweight title. Trace of an old label on the back, flat bottom with a few tasks. Waterstains important that shall not prevent the reading of the text. Two sheets of white keeps missing the beginning of volume. One of the editions of this pastoral manual, first published in 1597 (under the title The true guide Curates, curates and confessors) at Toulouse and partially written by the Benedictine Pierre Milhard. Abbot of Notre-Dame-de-Simorre but reclusive in his cell after trepanation, he wrote until his death in 1627 various compilations pastoral character. This did not prevent the success of his compositions on the one hand by the refusal of moral or ascetic rigor which the author had been victimized by their own austerities (and as such, the Guide was condemned by the Sorbonne as lax in 1619 conviction over by the synod of Bordeaux from 1624); secondly, by the systematic and practical side of its recommendations (which earned the book have been imposed as a single pastoral reference in the diocese of Agen). --- 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] Nouvelle édition, après l'originale parue en 1597. Exemplaire illustré de bois gravés dans le texte, ainsi que des lettrines, des bandeaux et la marque de l'éditeur in-fine. Page de titre en rouge et noir. Ouvrage bien complet de son épître dédicatoire et de sa table des matières. Reliure en plein vélin, dos lisse avec titre partiel manuscrit à la plume. Trace d'une ancienne étiquette sur le dos, plat inférieur comportant quelques tâches. Importantes mouillures qui n'empêchent en rien la lecture du texte. Deux feuillets de garde blancs manquants en début de volume. Une des éditions de ce manuel pastoral, d'abord paru en 1597 (sous le titre La Vraye guide des curez, vicaires et confesseurs) à l'adresse de Toulouse et partiellement rédigée par le bénédictin Pierre Milhard. Abbé de Notre-Dame-de-Simorre, mais reclus dans sa cellule à la suite d'une trépanation, il écrivit jusqu'à sa mort, survenue en 1627 diverses compilations à caractère pastoral. Cela n'empêcha pas le succès de ses compositions, d'une part par le refus du rigorisme moral ou ascétique dont l'auteur avait été victime par ses propres austérités (et à ce titre, La Guide fut condamnée comme laxiste par la Sorbonne en 1619, condamnation reprise par le synode de Bordeaux de 1624) ; d'autre part, par le côté systématique et pratique de ses recommandations (ce qui valut à l'ouvrage d'avoir été imposé comme unique référence pastorale dans le diocèse d'Agen).

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        The English Lawyer, Describing A Method for the Managing of the Lawes

      1631. Advice for Aspiring Lawyers in Seventeenth-Century England Doddridge, Sir John [1555-1628]. The English Lawyer. Describing a Method for the Managing of the Lawes of this Land. And Expressing the Best Qualities Requisite in the Student, Practizer, Judges and Fathers of the Same. London: Printed by the Assignes of I. More Esq, 1631. [viii], 271, [1] pp. Quarto (7-1/4" x 5-1/4"). Contemporary calf, rebacked, raised bands to spine. Light rubbing to extremities, a few shallow scuffs to boards. Woodcut head-pieces and decorated initials. Moderate toning to text, faint dampstaining to corners of a few leaves. Neat underlining in several places, brief recent notes in faint pencil to a few places. A handsome copy. * Only edition. Doddridge wrote this book to advise aspiring lawyers. Among other points, such as suggested readings and advice concerning personal demeanor, he urges the student to acquire a solid liberal-arts education that emphasizes subjects with practical application, such as logic and etymology. Regarding the specifics of legal education, he discusses the best methods of study and information on the sources and principles of English law. Holdsworth said it was the "most notable" book of its kind. As distinguished a jurist as Coke and Bacon, Doddridge was a counselor of the King's Bench, a Serjeant for Prince Henry, Solicitor-General, a Member of Parliament and the author of five important works, all published posthumously. Holdsworth, A History of English Law V:397-398. English Short-Title Catalogue S109764.

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        Ancient Funerall Monuments In The United Monarchie Of Great Britain, Ireland, And The Islands Adjacent, with the dissolved monasteries therein contained; their founders, and what eminent persons have beene in the same interred. As also the death and buriall of certaine of the bloud roiall, the nobilitie and gentrie of these kingdoms entombed in forraine nations with other matters mentioned in the insuing title

      London: Thomas Harper, 1631., 1631. Folio. In recent full speckled calf centre rectangle binding, with red title label, raised bands, and blind tooling to spine; all edges speckled, plain endpapers. Illustrated with copper engraved portrait frontispiece and title page, and eighteen in-text woodcuts of funerary architecture and design. Binding is handsome, free from signs of wear. Internally clean and free from spotting, with very occasional pencil annotations particularly to the sections on the diocese of Canterbury and the diocese of London. Engraved frontispiece and title laid down to red ruled pages c.1900. Title page shows an old amateur repair to corner. Bound without the 14 page index (commonly lacking). A Lancashire man of diminutive stature, rarely seen without his pipe, Weever's substantial legacy rests on both literary and historical achievements, which are combined in his survey of the funerary architecture and sculpture of the United Kingdom, focusing particularly on the dioceses of Canterbury, Rochester, London and Norwich. His primary interest was in the written inscriptions rather than depictions of the monuments themselves, and this has proved to be of immense value because of the subsequent loss of many of these inscriptions. An extraordinary combination of praise for the nobles and royals who constructed the monuments with a universal momento mori that reminds us all of how we come to dust and ashes, Weever's prose is readable, fascinating, and learned without becoming overwhelming.

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        ANCIENT FUNERALL MONUMENTS WITH IN THE UNITED MONARCHIE OF GREAT BRITAINE, IRELAND, AND THE ILANDS ADIACENT; WITH THE DISSOLVED MONASTERIES THEREIN CONTAINED; THEIR FOUNDERS, AND WHAT EMINENT PERSONS HAVE BEEN IN THE SAME INTERRED.

      Printed by Thomas Harper: and are to be sold in Little Britayne by Laurence Sadler at the signe of the Golden Lion 1631 - Folio. Engraved frontispiece portrait, extra-engraved title page + [xvi] + 871 pp. + [14] index, with a number of wood-engravings to the text, some full-page. Fine full tree-calf with gilt decoration to margins and edges, contrasting title label gilt, extra-gilt decoration to spine. All edges yellow, marbled endpapers with engraved bookplate of [Sir] Joseph Neeld, MP for Chippenham (1830-1856) to front pastedown. Repair to leaf Tt6 only slightly affecting text. Weever was a graduate of Queen's College, Cambridge and an interesting character. Described in an essay by Ian Wright on the Queen's College website, as "an extraordinarily interesting and eccentric character - connoisseur of graveyards, tobacco-enthusiast, sycophant, satirist, dwarf, penner of dirty ditties, egotist, pugnacious Lancashire man and proud of it. (the book) testifies to the breadth of his literary interests - it is packed with literary allusions and quotations". Weever was also a poet and moved in literary circles. An ardent admirer, he wrote the earliest known poem addressed to Shakespeare, and Wright submits that he and Shakespeare were acquainted and that Weever's work may have had some influence on Shakespeare's. Rare to find in complete condition. This fine copy has the often-missing 14 page index. TOPOGRAPHY TOPOGRAPHY TOPOGRAPHY [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ancient Funerall Monuments In The United Monarchie Of Great Britain, Ireland, And The Islands Adjacent, with the dissolved monasteries therein contained; their founders, and what eminent persons have beene in the same interred As also the death and buriall of certaine of the bloud roiall, the nobilitie and gentrie of these kingdoms entombed in forraine nations with other matters mentioned in the insuing title

      London: Thomas Harper, 1631., 1631. Folio. In recent full speckled calf centre rectangle binding, with red title label, raised bands, and blind tooling to spine; all edges speckled, plain endpapers. Illustrated with copper engraved portrait frontispiece and title page, and eighteen in-text woodcuts of funerary architecture and design. Binding is handsome, free from signs of wear. Internally clean and free from spotting, with very occasional pencil annotations particularly to the sections on the diocese of Canterbury and the diocese of London. Engraved frontispiece and title laid down to red ruled pages c.1900. Title page shows an old amateur repair to corner. Bound without the 14 page index (commonly lacking). A Lancashire man of diminutive stature, rarely seen without his pipe, Weever's substantial legacy rests on both literary and historical achievements, which are combined in his survey of the funerary architecture and sculpture of the United Kingdom, focusing particularly on the dioceses of Canterbury, Rochester, London and Norwich. His primary interest was in the written inscriptions rather than depictions of the monuments themselves, and this has proved to be of immense value because of the subsequent loss of many of these inscriptions. An extraordinary combination of praise for the nobles and royals who constructed the monuments with a universal momento mori that reminds us all of how we come to dust and ashes, Weever's prose is readable, fascinating, and learned without becoming overwhelming.

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        Responsio ad Additiunculam D. Ioannis Kepleri, Caesarei Mathematiici, praefixam Ephemeridi eius in annum 1624. In qua cum de totius Astronomiae Restitutione, tum imprimis de observatione diametri solis, fide tubi dioptrici, eclipsibus utriusque luminaris, luculenter agitur.

      Leiden, Jean Maire, 1631 - 4to (184 x 140 mm), pp [viii] 54 [2], with woodcut printer's device on title and several woodcut illustrations in text; some slight marginal browning, a very good copy in nineteenth-century calf, tooled borders in blind, gilt dentelles, edges gilt, joints cracked but sound. £16,500First edition of this work on determining the angular diameter of the sun, in which Hortensius was in dispute with Kepler. 'Hortensius made observations on eclipses and on transits and endeavored to improve existing telescopes.'His findings concerning the angular diameter of the sun, mentioned in his preface to Lansberge's Commentationes [1630], were vehemently criticized by Kepler in 1631, but were eventually vindicated by Hortensius in 1634 [1631 in fact, in the present work]. By using one of the primitive telescopes of the time and studying solar eclipses, he found the solar angular diameter to be 36' at perigee and 33'34" at apogee, with a ratio of 1.072. Kepler, on the other hand, believed that a telescope distorted the image and preferred to employ a small hole at the end of a long tube; he found a mean value of 30' and a ratio of 1.033 (actual values 32'04" and 1.034). This question was of great importance, because it was directly connected to the matter of the eccentricity of the earth's orbit, which Kepler had investigated by using observations of Mars. Kepler was vehement regarding this issue and used untenable arguments; Hortensius responded politely but suggested that Kepler might have altered the observational results in order to get agreement' (DSB).The complete text of Kepler's criticisms are reproduced in their entirety in this work.Martinus Hortensius (Maarten Van den Hove, 1605-1639) studied mathematics with Beeckman and Snell and was a collaborator with Philip van Lansberge, whose works he translated into Latin. He corresponded with Descartes, Mersenne, Gassendi, Huygens, and Galileo, and in 1638 was on the commission to work with Galileo on the latter's method of determining longitude by observation of the position of Jupiter's satellites.Caspar 84n (p 95); OCLC records only University of Texas, Austin, for North America

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        De Arthritide Tractatus Cui accessit Tragopodagra Luciani.

      Wittenberg, Sumptibus Haredum Zachariae Schureri, (à la fin: Typis Ambrosii Rothi), 1631. - in-4. 109pp. (i.e. 108). 2ff. pp.109-132. Parchemin souple moderne. Edition Originale de cet ouvrage sur la goutte de Daniel Sennert (1572-1637), célèbre médecin allemand adepte de Paracelse dont il essaya de combiner les théories chimiques avec la médecine galénique. Il est suivi, avec un titre particulier, par la "Tragopodagra", pièce de théâtre satyrique sur la goutte de Lucien de Samosate. Le texte grec de cette œuvre est accompagné ici de la traduction latine d'Erasmus Schmied (1570-1637). Exemplaire avec de nombreuses annotations manuscrites d'une main de l'époque. Rousseurs. Bon exemplaire. Bayle et Tillaye, I, 444. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Pierii Winsemii Amores.

      . Franekarae, Uldrici Balck 1631. 12°. 12 Bl., 216 S. mit 1 Kupfertitel. Pgmt.d.Zt.mit gepr. Rückentitel. Erste Ausgabe. Papier etwas gebräunt. Pieris Winsemius studierte in Franeker und Leiden, er wurde 1616 offiziell ernannter Historiograph der friesischen Staaten. 1636 wurde er Professor and der Universität Franeker. Die Amores enthalten neulateinische Dichtungen leicht erotischen Inhalts in der Nachfolge Ovids. Gutes Exemplar. -CHF 600.00.

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        Du Juge Des Controverses: Traitte Auquel Est Defendue L'Authorite Et La Per EDITION ORIGINALE

      Geneve: Chez Pierre Aubert, 1631. Fine. Chez Pierre Aubert, Geneve 1631-1632, Frot in 8 (9,5x16,5cm), 544pp. ; (16) 423pp., relié. - First edition, rare. Velin full time. Smooth back. Title in black pen blurred. Burnished and tasks on vellum. Title page detached. Marginal foxing on the last 10 pages, and the first book in the middle. Cropped short in the right margin. Figurehead among the speakers of Protestantism, like Charles Drelincourt, pastor of the Reformed Church of Paris was among the ablest controversialists, combining eloquence and violent diatribes. The author criticizes the Roman Catholic position and replace the Scriptures as supreme judge of controversies, not the pope or the church. This is a book about the controversy of the Scriptures, between the Catholic and Protestant church. --- 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, assez rare. Reliure en plein vélin d'époque. Dos lisse. Titre à la plume noire estompée. Brunissures et tâches sur le vélin. Page de titre détachée. Mouillures marginales sur les 10 derniers feuillets, et sur les premiers en milieu d'ouvrage. Rogné court en marge droite. Figure de proue parmi les orateurs du protestantisme, à l'instar de Charles Drelincourt, ce pasteur de l'église réformée de Paris fut parmi les plus habiles controversistes, mêlant éloquence et violentes diatribes. L'auteur critique la position catholique romaine et replace les Ecritures en tant que juge souverain des controverses, et non le pape ou l'église. C'est un livre sur la controverse des Ecritures saintes, entre l'église catholique et protestante.

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        Histoire generale de Normandie. Contenant les choses memorables aduenuës depuis les premieres courses des Normands payens, tant en France qu'aux autres pays, de ceus qui s'emperent du pays de Neustrie sous Charles le Simple. Avec l'histoire de leurs ducs, leur genealogie, & leurs conquestes, tant en France, Italie, Angleterre, qu'en Orient, iusques a la reünion de la Normandie à la couronne de France

      A Rouen: Iean Osmont Folio. [6] ff., 56 pp., [1] f., 564, 52 pp., [22] ff.. 1631 First edition of this sought-after history of Normandy. Preliminary leaves include a dedication; publication statement; a sonnet, epigrams, and an ode to the history of Normandy; "Discours de la Normandie" (35 pp.); "De l'ancienne Normandie" (35?-56 pp.); and a genealogy of the Dukes of Normandy. Rear matter includes an index (22 ff.) and a list (52 pp.) of the Lords of Normandy and other French provinces who took part in the conquest of Jerusalem under Robert Courte-heuze, Duke of Normandy, and Godefroy du Buillon, Duke of Lorraine. An early owner has mounted on the title-page an armorial plate bearing an image of the two leopards of Normandy on a shield superimposed by a crown, the whole flanked by attendants holding long branches (palms? laurels?) in one hand and the shield in the other. Handsomely decorated with engraved initials and tailpieces. Recent deep walnut full calf old style, by Grace Bindings (signed in blind at inner area of rear cover, lower turn-in); round spine with raised bands accented in gilt and with blind-tooled devices in compartments, oxblood leather gilt-lettered title-label, blind fillets extending onto covers from each band to terminate in trefoils and covers framed in double blind fillets. Ex?-Mercantile Library of Philadelphia with stamps, mostly faint, including to title-page; title-page re-margined along top and inner edge with an interior hole filled also (no words affected). Title-page with early inked ownership initials; a few other instances of early inked notations within text. Some leaves chipped, others mildly to moderately waterstained. Armorial device mounted to title-page, as noted; we cannot be sure what this covers, but it is elegant!

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        De Arthritide Tractatus Cui accessit Tragopodagra Luciani.

      Wittenberg, Sumptibus Haredum Zachariae Schureri, (à la fin: Typis Ambrosii Rothi), 1631. - in-4. 109pp. (i.e. 108). 2ff. pp.109-132. Parchemin souple moderne. Edition Originale de cet ouvrage sur la goutte de Daniel Sennert (1572-1637), célèbre médecin allemand adepte de Paracelse dont il essaya de combiner les théories chimiques avec la médecine galénique. Il est suivi, avec un titre particulier, par la "Tragopodagra", pièce de théâtre satyrique sur la goutte de Lucien de Samosate. Le texte grec de cette œuvre est accompagné ici de la traduction latine d'Erasmus Schmied (1570-1637). Exemplaire avec de nombreuses annotations manuscrites d'une main de l'époque. Rousseurs. Bon exemplaire. Bayle et Tillaye, I, 444. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Histoire generale de Normandie Contenant les choses memorables aduenuës depuis les premieres courses des Normands payens, tant en France qu'aux autres pays, de ceus qui s'emperent du pays de Neustrie sous Charles le Simple Avec l'histoire de leurs ducs, leur genealogie, & leurs conquestes, tant en France, Italie, Angleterre, qu'en Orient, iusques a la reünion de la Normandie à la couronne de France

      A Rouen: Iean Osmont Folio. [6] ff., 56 pp., [1] f., 564, 52 pp., [22] ff.. 1631 First edition of this sought-after history of Normandy. Preliminary leaves include a dedication; publication statement; a sonnet, epigrams, and an ode to the history of Normandy; "Discours de la Normandie" (35 pp.); "De l'ancienne Normandie" (35–56 pp.); and a genealogy of the Dukes of Normandy. Rear matter includes an index (22 ff.) and a list (52 pp.) of the Lords of Normandy and other French provinces who took part in the conquest of Jerusalem under Robert Courte-heuze, Duke of Normandy, and Godefroy du Buillon, Duke of Lorraine. An early owner has mounted on the title-page an armorial plate bearing an image of the two leopards of Normandy on a shield superimposed by a crown, the whole flanked by attendants holding long branches (palms? laurels?) in one hand and the shield in the other. Handsomely decorated with engraved initials and tailpieces. Recent deep walnut full calf old style, by Grace Bindings (signed in blind at inner area of rear cover, lower turn-in); round spine with raised bands accented in gilt and with blind-tooled devices in compartments, oxblood leather gilt-lettered title-label, blind fillets extending onto covers from each band to terminate in trefoils and covers framed in double blind fillets. Ex–Mercantile Library of Philadelphia with stamps, mostly faint, including to title-page; title-page re-margined along top and inner edge with an interior hole filled also (no words affected). Title-page with early inked ownership initials; a few other instances of early inked notations within text. Some leaves chipped, others mildly to moderately waterstained. Armorial device mounted to title-page, as noted; we cannot be sure what this covers, but it is elegant!

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        Lucans Pharsalia: Or the civill warres of Rome, betweene Pompey the great, and Julius Caesar The whole tenne bookes, Englished by Thomas May the second edition, corrected, and the annotations inlarged by the author

      London: Thomas Jones (pr. by Aug. Mathews) Small 8vo. Engr. frontis., [146] ff.. 1631 [bound with] May, Thomas. A continvation of the subiect of Lucan's historicall poem till the death of Ivlivs Cæser the 2d edition corrected and amended. London: James Boler, 1633. Small 8vo. A–K8(-K8); [79 of 80] ff. Second edition of May's esteemed English verse translation, following Thomas Jones's first printing of 1627. Lucan (A.D. 39–65), born in Cordoba, Spain, and raised in Rome, was the grandson of the elder Seneca, nephew of the younger Seneca, and the brother of the Gallio mentioned in Acts 18; he published the Pharsalia in A.D. 62 or 63, but it seems likely that his poetic talent aroused the jealously of the vain Nero, as he forbade him to write or even plead in the courts, and then later compelled him to commit suicide for alleged treason. The editio princeps of the Pharsalia was printed in Rome by Sweynheym and Pannartz in 1469; Christopher Marlowe published the first English translation of any part of the Pharsalia, his rendition of the first book, in 1600, with a 1614 effort by Sir Arthur Gorges being the only other such to precede May's standard-setting 1626 English version of books one through three. In the present volume, this great epic poem in May's translation is accompanied by its translator's English rendition of his own sequel, originally written in Latin verse. This Continuation advances the action through Cleopatra's seduction of Caesar (May depicts the Egyptian queen with "snowie necke" and "golden tresses"), the death of Cato, and various additional battles before arriving at Caesar's death. At the time, May's work was thought highly enough of that Charles I allowed the Continuation's dedication to bear his name. 20th-century black morocco in imitation of early, severe style, with raised bands from which blind-tooling extends onto covers; spine with gilt-stamped title and date, and turn-ins elaborately tooled in blind. Moderately worn, spine faded not unattractively, and leather rubbed over joints. Front pastedown with bookplate, inked date of 1986; front free endpaper with inked gift inscription dated 1944. T1-2 trimmed differently and possibly surviving from another copy; A3 of the continuation also possibly supplied. Occasional instances of very minor staining; mostly clean. => Pleasant on shelf and in hand.

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        Florilegium amplissimum et selectissimum ; quo non tantum varia diversorum florum praestantissimorum et nunquam antea exhibitorum genera, sed et rarae quamplurimae indicarum plantarum, et radicium formae, ad vivum partibus duabus, quatuor etiam linguis offeruntur et delineantur. Second title-page: Florelegii Pars Secunda, in qua agitur de praecipuis Plantis et floribus fibrosas radices habentibus: nec non arboribus speciosis et odoriferis, quibus Horti in utraque Germania decorantur. Opera & impensis. (2 Parts).

      Amsterdam, Jan Janssonius, 1631. Folio. Contemp. hcalf. Raised bands. Compartments gilt with floral stamps. Titlelabel with gilt lettering. Repairs to spine ends and hinges. Marbled coverpapers. Covers a bit rubbed. Endpapers renewed. Engraved frontispiece title, engraved portrait. (24),(10) pp. and 110 fine engraved plates (67 to the first part, 43 to the second), depicting 560 plants, usually life-size. A few minor brownspots.. Scarce early (the first 1612) edition of Sweert's famous Florilegium, at first intended to be both a catalogue for selling plants and bulps and a picture-book of plants, but the later editions (as here) became a true Florilegium for collectors and botanical scientists. The first part deals with bulbous species, and the second with species having "fibrous" roots (fibrosae radices). Thirty-three tulip heads are paraded in regular columns. The American contingent is represented by the sunflower, cactus, agave, pineapple and Canna. Sweerts and Johann Theodor de Bry were the first to establish the convention of portraying lower stem with bulb or root alongside severed upper stem and flower in order to reproduce the plant life-size on the page. "Sweert prepared his Florilegium as a guide of his available stock for the Frankfurt Fair of 1612. The plates, depicting some 560 bulbs and flowers, were from the Johann Theodore de Bry Florilegium which in turn was based on that by Pierre Vallet. His attractively depicted bulbs sparked their popularity, leading to 6 editions of the work between 1612 and 1647, and a demand which would later result in "Tulipomania". At the time of the fair Sweert was in the employ of Emperor Rudolf II as head of his gardens in Vienna. He borrowed freely from plates that had been published before, so that many of those that appeared in the Florilegium had been cultivated in the gardens of King Henry IV of France at the Louvre." (Wikipedia).Nissen, 1921. - Hunt, 196 (1612-edition)

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        Prodromi catoptricorum et dioptricorum, sive conicorum operis ad abdita radii reflexi et refracti mysteria praevii & facem praeferentis. Libri quatuor priores [Liber primus et secundus]. D. A. L. G.Paris: Jean Dedin, 1631-39.

      Extremely rare first edition, author's presentation copy, of all four books of this important work on conic sections, intended to provide the geometrical basis for the study of optics. "Mydorge's work on conic sections contains hundreds of problems published for the first time, as well as a multitude of ingenious and original methods that later geometers frequently used, usually without citing their source" (DSB).<br/><br/> Books I and II (pp. 1-134) were first published separately in 1631; a second edition appeared in 1639 with two additional books. The present copy has the first edition of the first two books, with the 1631 title page, bound up with the last two books from the second edition. A printed paper slip <i>Libri quatuor priores</i> has been pasted over <i>Liber primus et secundus</i> on the title to accommodate the added books, and a large section of text has also been pasted over the original on page 67 corresponding to changes in book I made between the 1631 and 1639 editions. The 1631 edition is very much rarer than the 1639: OCLC lists only five copies of the former - Danish Royal Library (but this copy is actually of the 1641 edition), Columbia, NYPL, Zürich, BNF - but 24 of the latter; COPAC adds copies of the 1631 edition at Oxford, Cambridge and UCL. It is likely that the 1631 edition was printed in very small numbers and was mostly, if not entirely, intended for presentation: the copies at Columbia, Zürich and BNF all have authorial corrections. The only other copy of the 1631 edition to have appeared at auction was Michel Chasles' copy, last sold in 1972. <br/><br/> "In his study of conic sections Mydorge continued the work of Apollonius, whose methods of proof he refined and simplified ... Mydorge asserts that if from a given point in the plane of a conic section radii to the points of the curve are drawn and extended in a given relationship, then their extremities will be on a new conic section similar to the first. This statement constitutes the beginnings of an extremely fruitful method of deforming figures; it was successfully used by La Hire and Newton, and later by Poncelet and, especially, by Chasles, who named it deformation homographique. <br/><br/> "Mydorge posed and solved the following problem in [book] III: 'On a given cone place a given conic section' - a problem that Apollonius had solved only for a right cone. Mydorge was also interested in geometric methods used in approximate construction, such as that of a regular heptagon. Another problem that Mydorge solved by approximation - although he did not clearly indicate his method - was that of transforming a square into an equivalent regular polygon possessing an arbitrary number of sides" (<i>ibid</i>.)<br/><br/> Mydorge (1585-1647) belonged to one of France's most illustrious families. "Like Fermat, he belonged to that elite group of seventeenth-century scientists who pursued science as amateurs but nevertheless made contributions of the greatest importance to one or more fields of knowledge" (<i>ibid</i>.) In 1625 Mydorge met Descartes, and they became firm friends and scientific collaborators. As Schuster has shown, in the following year Descartes and Mydorge almost certainly succeeded in formulating the mathematical law of refraction (Sasaki, p. 175). He was also a friend of Fermat and Mersenne, and in 1638 played a role in settling the dispute between Descartes and Fermat that had arisen when Fermat refuted Descartes' <i>Dioptrique</i>.<br/><br/> Publication of the work was sponsored by Sir Charles Cavendish (?1595-1654), to whom the book is dedicated. Cavendish seems to have developed contacts with foreign mathematicians and by the summer of 1631 was corresponding with Mydorge. In 1671 John Collins wrote "'they complaine in france (as we doe here) that their Booksellers will not undertake to print mathematicall Bookes there, thence it came to passe that the four latter books of Mydorge were never printed, as the former had not been unless Sir Charles Cavendish had given 50 crownes as a Dowry with it' (Collins to Gregory, 14 March 1671/2 in Newton, <i>Correspondence</i> 47). The manuscript of 'the four latter books' was apparently taken to England by Cavendish's brother William and Thomas Wriothesley, Earl of Southampton, and then lost. The first four books were reissued in 1641 and 1660, and under the title <i>De sectionibus conicis</i> were included by Mersenne in his <i>Universae geometriae</i> (1644). <br/><br/> Albert et al 1636; B. O. A. C. P. 72; Sasaki, <i>Descartes' Mathematical Thought</i>, Springer 2003 (pp. 172-5).. Folio (134 x 228 mm), pp. [x], 308, woodcut printer's device on title and numerous woodcut diagrams in text, 'Dono authoris' written in a contemporary hand at top of title page, another inscription dated 1833 on title, without the two errata leaves as often. Contemporary reversed calf (worn), red lettering piece on spine (some browning as usual)

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        Country Contentments: or, The Husbandmans Recreations. Contayning the wholesome Experiences, in which any man ought to Recreate himselfe after the toyle of more serious Businesse. As namely, Hunting, Hawking, Coursing with Grey-hounds and the lawes of the Lease, Shooting in Long-bowe or Cross-bowe, Bowling, Tennis, Baloone. The whole Art of Angling, and the use of the Fighting Cocke. By G M

      London: Printed by Nicholas Okes, for Iohn Harison, at the golden Unicorne in Pater-noster-row, 1631. "The fourth edition. Newly Corrected, Enlarged, and Adorned with many excellent Additions, as may appeare by this marke [pointing hand]" First separate edition. [12], 118, [2] pp. Lacking first and final leaves, blank. 1 vols. 4to in 8&#39;s (18.5 cm). 19th-century black pebbled cloth, upper cover lettered simply in gilt, "COUNTRY | CONTENTMENTS | G.M." Title page somewhat soiled, outer margin with a 1/2-inch darkened streak, text generally somewhat toned. First separate edition First published in 1615 (STC 17342), with its companion book THE ENGLISH HUSWIFE, which was printed again separately in 1623. This second edition of THE HUSBANDMANS RECREATIONS, without that book&#39;s section on horses, is actually the first edition ever printed separately, and it is quite scarce on the market: only three copies have appeared at auction over the last quarter century (the last of which brought $2,983).

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        The lives of the Noble Grecians and Romains, compared together by that grave learned philosopher and historiographer Plutarch of Chæronea: translated out of Greeke into French by James Amiot Abbot of Bellozane, Bishop of Auxerre, one of the Kings privie Counsel, and great Almner of France: with the lives of Hannibal and Scipio African: translated out of Latine into French by Charles del'Escluse, and out of French into English, by Sir Thomas North Knight. Hereunto are also added the lives of Epaminondas, of Philip of Macedon, of Dionysius the elder, tyrant of Sicilia, of Augustus Cæsar, of Plutarch, and of Seneca: with the lives of nine other excellent chieftaines of warre: collected out of Æmylius Probus, by S.G.S. and Englished by the aforesaid translator

      London: Printed by George Miller, and are to be sold by Robert Allott, at the Signe of the black Beare in Pauls Churchyard, 1631. Fifth edition of North's translation. Leather Bound. Two parts in one volume with separate title pages. Folio (37 x 24cm), [16, 2 blank], 1244, [32, 1 blank], [2 blank] pp. Woodcut printer's device at title pages, woodcut medallion portraits within varying ornamental borders & ornamental initial capitals throughout. Contemporary calf decorated in blind with panelled inset of lighter calf on both boards, rebacked in period style (mid 19th century?), with a gilt-lettered spine label. Edges rubbed, small loss at the base of the spine, evidence of bookplate removal at front pastedown, previous owner's inscription (dated 1723) at first blank & his signature at the last blank, short tear in the lower margin at pp 777/778 (text unaffected), small hole at the lower margin pp 1153/1154 (just touching one word on 1154), erratically paginated at Zzzz & Zzzz 2 (mis-numbered 1182 - 1184), at Fffff 2 & Fffff 3 (mis-numbered 1157/1158), & at [Fffff 5 & 6] (mis-numbered 1163/1164 & 1161/1162), light dampstain diminishing front to back, withal, a Very Good copy. Short Title Catalogue 20070. Described as "one of the earliest masterpieces of English prose", North's translation of Plutarch's Lives is characterized by Thomas Warton in The History of English Poetry as Shakespeare's "storehouse of learned history." This copy bears an interesting inscription at the first blank page by William Calley (presumably son of Sir William Calley), dated 16 January, 1723, which quotes the first stanza of Walter Pope's "The Old Man's Wish."

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        Instructions for a Right Comforting Afflicted Consciences : With Speciall Antidotes Against Some Grievous Temptations

      London : Imprinted by Felix Kyngston for Thomas Weaver 1631 - An important book of Puritan theology. 1st ed. Contemporary calf binding. Rebacked. Printer's devices. Internally, generally very good. Minor marginal damp stain on top edge of last 10 leaves. XXVI, 560 p. COLLATED. Extra blank page at front. Early signature of Richard Haynes, 1740 and William Tavender, 1776 on fep.STC 3238; ESTC S106257.Robert Bolton (1572-1631) was a noted Puritan preacher (Alexander Balloch Grosart, DNB00). ?Anthony Wood pronounces Bolton to have been 'a most religious and learned puritan, a painful and constant preacher, a person of great zeal for God, charitable and bountiful : and so famous for relieving afflicted consciences, that many foreigners resorted to him, as well as persons at home, and found relief.' Fuller says: 'He was one of a thousand for piety, wisdom, and steadfastness' (Abel Redevivus, p. 591), and again in his 'Worthies,' an authoritative preacher, who majestically became the pulpit.' Echard, who no more than Wood was in sympathy with Bolton, describes him as 'a great and a shining light of the puritan party, justly celebrated for his singular learning and piety' (Hist. of Engl. ii. 98). A seventeenth century diarist (Rev. John Ward, vicar of Stratford-on-Avon) writes of him: 'What was Nazianzen's commendation of Basil might bee Bolton's; hee thunder'd in his life and lightned in his conversation.' The biographer of Joseph Alleine writes: 'Reverend Mr. Bolton, while walking in the streets, was so much cloathed with majesty, as by the notice of his coming, in the words "Here comes Mr. Bolton," was as it were to charm them [the populace] into order when vain or doing amiss. 'It is observed of this holy and reverend man that he was so highly esteemed in Northamptonshire, that his people who beheld his white locks of hair would point at him and say, "When that snow shall be dissolved, there shall be a great flood," and so it proved; for there never was a minister in that county who lived more beloved or died more lamented. Floods of tears were shed over his grave.'? (DNB00)See also: [ Bagshawe's Life; Abram's Blackburn; Bolton's Genealogical and Biographical Account in this his will in extenso, and a woodcut of his birthplace; Brook's Puritans; Churton's Nowell, p. 7; Neal's Puritans, ii. 229; Morton's Monuments of the Fathers and Reformers, 1706; Bridges's Hist. of Northamptonshire, ii. 87; Baines's Lancashire; Bolton's Works; an autograph letter to Hildersam, Catalogue of Ayscough, 2728, No. 4221 in British Museum; letter from Rev. W. E. Buckley, Middleton Cheney.] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MAGDEBURG: Gesamtansicht - um 1631, Kupferstich, dekorativ koloriert, 15x55 cm

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        A Way to get Wealth: containing the sixe principall vocations or callings, in which everie good husband or house-wife may lawfully imploy themselves. As first, the natures ordering, curing, breeding, choice, use, and feeding of all sorts of cattle and fowle, ... Secondly the knowledge, use, and laudable practice of all the recreations meete for a gentleman. Thirdly, the office of the housewife, ... Fourthly, the enrichment of the weald in Kent. Fiftly, the husbanding, and enriching of all sorts of barraine grounds, ... Sixtly, the making of orchards, ... The first five bookes gathered by G.M. The last by Master W.L. for the benefit of great Britane]

      London, 1631. Reissue, various editions, see below. [28], 188, [2]; [12], 118, [2]; [12], 252; [4], 24; [12], 158; [8], 133, [3] p. : ill. (woodcuts). WITHOUT GENERAL TITLE PAGE. 4to. Contemporary speckled calf, blind french fillet, with early manuscript waste-paper. Handsome copy. A reissue, with added general title page (here missing), of "Cheape and good husbandry," 5th ed., 1631; "Country contentments," 4th ed., 1631; "The English house-vvife," 4th ed., 1631; "The Inrichment of the vveald of Kent ... revised, inlarged, and corrected," 1631; "Markhams farewell to husbandry," 3rd ed., 1631; all by or edited by Gervase Markham; and "A Nevv Orchard and Garden," 2nd ed., 1631, by William Lawson. One of the most popular general household books of the 17th century with 15 separate editions before 1700.

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        Trattato de Semplici, Pietre, et Pesci Marini, che nascono nel lito di Venetia, la maggior parte non conosciuti da Teofrasto, Dioscoride, Plinio, Galeno, & altri Scrittori

      Bertano, Venice 1631 - Very scarce pre-Linnean natural history. OCLC lists 18 copies including those at Yale, Harvard, & Cambridge. No copies sold at auction in the last 30 years. Diviso in Due Libri. Illustrated with 32 full-page exquisite copperplate engravings of marine flora. Numerous decorative initials & head/tailpieces throughout. [8], 120 pages. Thin square 8vo, bound in contemporary vellum (binding worn but very sound; some pages have a very pale damp-stain in the upper gutter). Venetia: Appresso Pietro Maria Bertano, 1631. Scarce. Text in Italian. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brief von Schreiberhand mit eigenh. U.

      Ingolstadt, 17. XI. 1631.. 3 SS. auf gefalt. Bogen. Folio.. In italienischer Sprache, an einen nicht ermittelten Adressaten: "Ho riceputo la cortesiss.ma di V. S. insieme con altre lettere quali non ho mancato di servirlo conforme, m' ha commandato, per la sua, come sempre saro ad ogni suo comando. Circa al provedere del Regi.to del S. Bilick [?] S. M. Reggia ha gia disposto al Altezza del sereniss.mo Cardinal Infante il provedere al detto ove son piu, che cento, in lasciandosi [...]". - Frühes und langes Schreiben vom Anfang seiner Karriere, als 24-jähriger Obristwachtmeister im Infanterieregiment von Adam Erdmann Gf. Trcka, kurz vor der Wiedereinsetzung Wallensteins als Oberbefehlshaber des kaiserlichen Heers. Die führende Rolle, die Leslie 1634 bei der Verschwörung gegen Wallenstein spielte (er selbst wurde beim Anschlag verwundet), ebnete ihm den Weg zur weiteren glanzvollen Karriere als Offizier, Höfling und Gutsbesitzer. - Im Rand stellenweise etwas angestaubt; Spuren mehrfacher Querfaltung; das Gegenblatt alt mittig durchgerissen und restauriert.

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        De legibus naturae disquisitio philosophica quinetiam elementa philosophiae Hobbianae Dublin: James Carson, to be sold by Joseph Leathey and Patrick Dugan, 1720.

      - SIR THOMAS CLARKE'S COPY. Richard Cumberland (1631-1718) was a friend of Samuel Pepys and Orlando Bridgeman, later Lord Keeper, whose chaplain he was before becoming Bishop of Peterborough. This, his chief work (first published 1672), is in part a reply to HOBBES, and has an important place in the history of utilitarian ethics. 'Cumberland attempts to construct a theory of natural law not in the manner of Grotius by deduction, but by proceeding by first principles from cause to effect. Unlike Hobbes he supposes that society is a consequence of man's nature rather than a necessary restraint [and] he insists on the dualistic nature of man and on the irreducibility of the understanding and will, neither of which can be mechanically determined as Hobbes would argue' (Dictionary of Seventeenth-Century British Philosophers). PROVENANCE: the celebrated Library of the Earls of Macclesfield was housed until recently at Shirburn Castle in Oxfordshire. The library was founded by the first Earl, Thomas Parker (1667-1732), Lord Chancellor of England and one of the pall-bearers at the funeral of Isaac Newton. It was enlarged by his son the second Earl, George Parker, President of the Royal Society from 1752 to 1764, and again by many books from the library of the Master of the Rolls, SIR THOMAS CLARKE (1703&#150;64) &#150; who is thought to have been Thomas Parker&#146;s illegitimate son. At the time he inscribed this book, Clarke was a student at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he became a fellow in 1727. He was knighted on his appointment as Master of the Rolls in 1754. PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 8vo, [lxv], 426 pp., contemporary blind-tooled calf, a little rubbed at edges, spine gilt in compartments with red morocco label, slight loss to head and foot, ownership inscription 'T. Clarke, Trin. Coll. 1723' on flyleaf, isolated small reading marks in margins and occasional spotting, an attractive copy from the Macclesfield Library, with the Sapere Aude bookplate and blindstamps to the first three leaves. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Stockholm. "Die Kõnigl. Schwedische Haupt. u Residenz Stadt Stockholm

      Europe: Augsburg Bodenehr , Gabriel. c1730-40. Copper engraved panoramic view of Stockholm from Gabriel Bodenehr's "Europe Pracht und Macht". Black & white as published. Poseidon in the foreground pointing down at the city. Text below the view identifying the important buildings in the city. with two medallions either end Title on decorative banner to sky,held by two putti. Dark impression; folded. Foxing to upper blank margin and lower left corner Bodenehr Family of engravers and publishers of Augsburg. the foreground pointing at the city Georg Bodenehr (1631 - 1704). Published atlases and geographical books. His son Gabriel Bodenehr (1664 - 1758) took over the plates of Johann Stridbeck (1640 - 1716), revised and issued them together with many other own views and maps in his books and atlases. In 1758 Georg Christian Kilian (1709 - 1781) took over his the publishing house. "Europe Pracht und Macht" a series of engravings depicting city views, plans, fortresses and castles in Europe. Many plates often are showing fortifications in Hungary and Southeast Europe, Spain, Belgium, Austria and Germany. Europe Northern & Eastern Europe Stockholm

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        Historiae Danicae libri tres, in quibus res commemorantur gestae à regibus: Christiano I., Joanne, ac Christiano II.

      quibus accessére: Aelnothus Monachus Cantuariensis de vita & passione Canuti, regis Daniae nec non Anonymus de pasione S. Caroli, comitis Fland. (Köpenhamn, Moltke, 1631). 4:o. (2),+ 252,+ (3),+ (blank),+ 119,+ (4) s. Lagat titelblad, lätt fuktrand i övre marginal. Sammanbunden med: MEURSIUS, Johannes. Libri duo de luxu romanorum nec non de vita, legibus, dictis ac scriptis Solonis. Utan ort och år (1632?). 4:o. (2),+ 154,+ (12),+ (2, blanka),+ 127,+ (4) s. Sista delen med fuktrand i övre hörn. Sammanbunden med: MEIBOM, Heinrich. Chronicon Bergense. Helmstad, Henningi Mülleri, 1669. 4:o. (8),+ 72,+ (24) s. Titel med graverad vinjett. Saknar ett graverat porträtt. Samtida pergamentband, ryggtitel med bläck, blåa snitt. Delvis lös i inre falsar. Ur R. de Rietz' bibliotek, med hans exlibris och ur Alf Henriksons, med hans dito. Ehrencron-Müller V, s. 377. "Historiae Danicae" är en titelupplaga av första tryckningen som kom 1630. Detta är dock varianten med tillägg av Aelnotus och Passione S. Caroli. Denna variant tas upp av Ehrencron-Müller men varken Bibl. danica eller Thesaurus nämner den. Det är den tredje delen av Meursius danska historia, den enda som trycks separat innan alla tre delarna utges i folio 1638. Det andra arbetet är likaledes en variant, med både "Libri duo de luxu romanorum" och De vita, legibus, dictis ac scriptis Solonis" tryckta tillsammans, en variant som inte Ehrencron-Müller omnämner och inte heller Bibl. danica eller Thesaurus. Första upplagan av "De luxu" utkom i Leiden 1605 och en ny upplaga "Item mantissa. Editio nova" trycktes i Köpenhamn 1631, medan Solon utkom i Köpenhamn 1632. Dessa är här utgivna tillsammans med gemensamt titelblad men med separata signaturer. En nu försvunnen upplaga av "De luxu Romanorum" ska ha tryckts i Sorø 1634 (Ebert s. 16). Johannes Meursius, eller van Meurs, (1579-1639) var holländsk historiker som 1624 kallades till professorstjänsten i historia vid universitetet i Sorø, och blev dessutom dansk rikshistoriograf. VD17 12:114210X för "Chronicon Bergense". Första upplagan av Heinrich Meiboms (1555-1625) krönika över benediktinerklostret Berge i Magdeburg. Grundat på 900-talet var Berge ett av de viktigare benediktinerklostren. Det övergick i mitten på 1500-talet till att bli ett protestantiskt kloster. Det förstördes dock i samband med Magdeburgs förstöring under trettioåriga kriget

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        RESOLVES:DIVINE, MORELL, POLITICALL

      THO: PURFOOT,H.SEILE, TYGERS HEAD, S.PAULS, ENG, AT LONDON, 1631. No-None. Good/No-None. TAN Hardbound, 448 Pages Plus , WWW RAREBOOKS TK. Topic, Subject and Category Keywords: RARE BOOKS MORALITY .

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        Regnorum Hispaniae. Nova Descriptio.

      Amsterdam, c. 1631. - Imagen: 49 x 37 cm. Papel: 55.5 x 45 cm. Texto latino al dorso. Excelente estado. El título es específico por cuanto incluye los Reinos Hispánicos, España y Portugal. Estuvieron unificados durante un periodo de sesenta años (1580-1640), tal y como muestra el escudo superior.

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        Ancient Funerall Monuments within the United Monarchie of Great Britaine, Ireland, and the Islands adjacent, with the dissolved Monasteries therein contained; their Founders, and what eminent Persons have beene in the same interred. As also the Death and Buriall of certaine of the Blood Royall; the Nobilitie and Gentrie of these Kingdomes entombed in forraine Nations. A worke reviving the dead memory of the Royall Progenie, the Nobilitie, Gentrie, and Communaltie, of these his Majesties Dominions. Intermixed and illustrated with variety of Historical observations, annotations, and briefe notes extracted out of approved Authors, infallible Records, Lieger Books, Charters, Rolls, old Manuscripts, and the Collections of judicious Antiquaries.

      Printed by Thomas Harper And are to be sold by Laurence Sadler at the signe of the Golden Lion in little Britaine, London 1631 - Hardcover. Thick quarto. [xvi] + 872. Later (late 19th century?)brown cloth binding, lettered in gilt on spine. A number of woodcuts throughout, some few full-page. John Weever (1576&#150;1632) was an English scholar and antiquary, whose "Ancient Funerall Monuments" is said to be the first full-length book devoted to inscriptions on English funerary monuments and epitaphs. Weever spent the first three decades of the seventeenth century trravelling throughout England and Scotland, and part of Europe, where he scrupulously recorded the inscriptions that he found on tombs, gravestones, etc. In the course of his researches he became acquainted with many of the leading antiquaries of the time, including Sir Robert Cotton and Augustine Vincent. In 1631 he published "Ancient Funerall Monuments," the first of what he apparently anticiapted would be several volumes on the subject. The work begins with a lengthy (nearly 200 page), wide-ranging introduction to the history etc. of funerary monuments, which is followed by a survey of over a thousand inscriptions in the four south-eastern dioceses of England: Canterbury, Rochester, London and Norwich. Weever apparently planned to follow this with further volumes detailing monuments throughout the rest of Britain, and to follow this in turn with another series studying inscriptions that had been made after the accession of Elizabeth I, although though these plans fell to the wayside with his death a year later. As has often been noted Weever's interests were almost exclusively in the texts, and he took little interest in the images or architecture which accompanied them, with the woodcut illustrations in the book apparently added almost as an afterthought. Unfortunately there is some bibligraphic uncertainty with regard to this volume. Most copies surveyed have a frontispiece portrait and an additional engraved title page by T. Cecill, whilst a lesser number also have a separately paginated 14 page "Table or Index of Proper Names and Other Occurences Contained in the Booke." This copy has neither the extra title-page, the frontis-portrait, nor the Index. The number of copies circulating without Index would suggest that this might have been added on after first publication: i.e. that the first copies were released without the Index, which was presumably then still in preparation. It may also be that the extra title-page and frontis-portrait were also "add-ons" however the fact that they appear to be in the majority of copies makes it less likely that this is the case, and they may simply be lacking from this copy. So this volume is priced as being incomplete - although further research may indicate that this is not actually the case. Page-edges browned, light wear to boards, pages are slightly wrinkled, occasional spots, edge tears (nothing major) & faint tide-marks to some pages throughout, tiny burnt hole in page 205/206 (slightly affecting several words, otherwise a VG copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Beschreibung der sechs Reisen, in Türckey, Persien und Indien, innerhalb viertzig Jahren, durch alle Wege, die man nach diesen Länderen nehmen kan, verrichtet: Worinnen Unterschiedliche Anmerckungen von der Beschaffenheit der Religion, Regierung, Gebräuchen und Handlungen, jeglichen Landes enthalten. Anfangs Frantzösisch beschrieben,. anjetzo aber nebenst der Beschreibung des Türckischen Serrails, und der Krönung des jetzt Regierenden Königs in Persien, in der Hoch-Teutschen Sprach ans Liecht gestellt, durch Johann Herman Widerhold. 5 Tle. in 1 Band. Genf, (Wiederhold) 1681. Fol. 14 Bll., 304 S., 11 S.; 2 Bll., 227 S.; 3 Bll., 64 S., 1 w.Bl.; 4 Bll., 82 S., 1 w.Bl.; 2 Bll., 157 S. mit gest. Titel, gest. Porträttafel, 17 Kupfertafeln, 2 (1 g

      - I) VD17 3:309563S - Cordier, Japonica 392 u. Indosinica 2420 - Griep-L. 1378 - Blackmer 1631 Anm.- Erste deutsche Ausgabe dieser Bearbeitung.- Die 3 Hauptteile enthalten die Reisen in die Türkei, nach Persien, Indien, Japan (mit gefalt. Japankarte, vgl. Walter 35) und in die holländischen Niederlassungen im Fernen Osten. Teil 2 endet mit einem kurzen Traktat über orientalische, besonders arabische Münzen. Als Teile 4 u. 5 sind die im Titel genannten Schriften über das Serail und die persische Königskrönung Solimanns des Dritten angefügt. Tavernier (1605-1689) war ?nach Weglänge und Zeitdauer der größte Asien-Reisende des 17. Jahhunderts. . (er) durchwanderte als Kaufmann in den Jahren 1632 bis 1668 sechsmal die vorderasiatischen Länder und Vorder-Indien und kamm bis Java und Bantam . Kritischer Sinn und sachliche, jeglicher Übertreibung abgeneigte Berichterstattung sind ihm nicht abzusprechen? (Henze V, 291f.).- Der 3. Tl. der Reisen am Ende eingebunden. Titel u. gef. Karte mit Tusche gelöschter Stempel, etw. gebräunt u. tls. braunfleckig.II) VD17 3:309574F - Griep-L. 1320 - vgl. Cox I, 212.- Zweite deutsche Ausgabe (erstmals 1681 erschienen).- ?Altertumskundlich orientierte Reise nach Süd- und Südosteuropa und in die Levante, die der französische Arzt Spon und der englische Gelehrte Wheeler. gemeinsam unternahmen. Spon und Wheeler sammelten auf dieser Reise ca. 3000 lateinische und griechische antike Inschriften, die Spon getreu kopiert und philologisch kommentiert seiner Reisebeschreibung als Anhang beigab? (Griep-L.).- Etw. gebräunt u. braunfleckig, Ebd. etw. fleckig, insges. schöner Sammelband.# ?The interest in Tavernier`s travels lies in the personal experiences and adventures he relates, Though he was unfairly treated by his fellow travellers, such as Bernier and Thevenot, both of whom he met in India, he does not return ill for ill. He sucessfully combined his business as jeweler with his travels. His work is especially valuable at the time for its information on trade and trade routes, diamonds and mines? (Cox I, 275) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Saint Bernard his meditations, or, sighes, sobbes, and teares upon Our Saviours passion, in memoriall of his death; also his motives to mortification, with other meditations

      London: Printed by E[lizabeth] A[llde] for Robert Allot 12mo (14 cm; 5.5"). 2 parts in 1 vol. I: [7] ff., 439, [1] pp. (p. [440] blank); II .[3] ff., 243, [3] pp. (pp. [244?-[46] blank; numbers 127?-36 omitted in the sequence).. 1631?-32 All early English editions of St. Bernard's Meditations are rare. This translation of his Tractatus de interiori domo self-identies as "The third edition, much amended by W.P. Mr. of Arts in Cambridge." That is, it is the third edition of W.P.'s translation, the first of which appeared in 1611 and was proceeded by printings of earlier translations in 1499 and 1525. The identity of "W.P." remains unknown and a cataloguer at Harvard dissents regarding Bernard's authorship, writing: "Neither part is by Saint Bernard: the first piece in pt. [2] is a translation of Meditationes de interiori homine, also wrongly ascribed to Hugh of St. Victor." Searches of WorldCat, NUC, and ESTC locate only five copies in U.S. libraries, one having been deaccessioned and being the copy offered here. Harvard notes of its copy: "Imperfect: lower half of the t.p. containing the edition statement and imprint wanting." The printer Elizabeth Allde was the widow of printer Edward Allde, who was active from 1584 to his death in 1628; he was successor to his printer father John Allde (variously Allde, Aldaye, Alde or Aldye), fl. 1555?-92, a Scottish stationer and printer. Elizabeth was active from 1628 to 1633, at which latter date she passed the business to Richard Oulton (or Olton), her son-in-law. He continued the firm for another ten years only. Provenance: On the front free endpaper: "From the Hon. Rev. Lowther Barrington, Buckinghamshire, Eng., 1835. Recent full brown calf, late 17th-century style; raised bands accented with gilt rules above and below each band, modest blind fillet on boards, red spine label. Text cockled, waterstained, and with some browning; one leaf with small hole in text with loss to words in two lines on each side. Far from a perfect copy but complete, sound, solid, and => difficult to find.

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        De Praefecto Urbis Liber

      Ex typographia Reu. Cam. Apost., 1631, Vellum, Book Condition: Good Condition, First EditionSize: 19cm x 26,5cm, [10p] - 96 pages (i.e. 94p); Engraved title page & 5 full page plates. Pages 33-34 are omitted, but the book is completed (probably a mistake from the printer). Contemporary vellum binding. The binding is lithly rubbed and soiled, but in good condition. Very light foxing to the margins of a few pages, otherwise inside pages and all plates are in good condition. VERY SCARCE!!! Photos available upon request, Livre

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        A Commentarie vpon The New Testament. Representing the Diuers Expositions therof, out of the Workes of the most learned, both ancient Fathers and moderne Writers, and hereby sifting out the true sense of euery passage, for the benefit of all that desire to read with vnderstanding. The third Volume. Containing the seuen smaller Epistles, called Catholike, and the Booke of the Reuelation.

      London, John Haviland, for John Grismond 1631. (30) 80, 91-542 p. Rebound half Leather with ribbed back and decorated with stamps, 4° (John Mayer 1583-1664, was a biblical commentator. His life was spent in digesting the work of former commentators on the Bible and adding notes of his own. He is most known for his commentary on the whole Bible which was published in 7 volumes. This work is the seventh volume and comments on the Seven Small Epistles and the Revelation.).

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        Saint Bernard his meditations, or, sighes, sobbes, and teares upon Our Saviours passion, in memoriall of his death; also his motives to mortification, with other meditations

      London: Printed by E[lizabeth] A[llde] for Robert Allot 12mo (14 cm; 5.5"). 2 parts in 1 vol. I: [7] ff., 439, [1] pp. (p. [440] blank); II .[3] ff., 243, [3] pp. (pp. [244–[46] blank; numbers 127–36 omitted in the sequence).. 1631–32 All early English editions of St. Bernard's Meditations are rare. This translation of his Tractatus de interiori domo self-identies as "The third edition, much amended by W.P. Mr. of Arts in Cambridge." That is, it is the third edition of W.P.'s translation, the first of which appeared in 1611 and was proceeded by printings of earlier translations in 1499 and 1525. The identity of "W.P." remains unknown and a cataloguer at Harvard dissents regarding Bernard's authorship, writing: "Neither part is by Saint Bernard: the first piece in pt. [2] is a translation of Meditationes de interiori homine, also wrongly ascribed to Hugh of St. Victor." Searches of WorldCat, NUC, and ESTC locate only five copies in U.S. libraries, one having been deaccessioned and being the copy offered here. Harvard notes of its copy: "Imperfect: lower half of the t.p. containing the edition statement and imprint wanting." The printer Elizabeth Allde was the widow of printer Edward Allde, who was active from 1584 to his death in 1628; he was successor to his printer father John Allde (variously Allde, Aldaye, Alde or Aldye), fl. 1555–92, a Scottish stationer and printer. Elizabeth was active from 1628 to 1633, at which latter date she passed the business to Richard Oulton (or Olton), her son-in-law. He continued the firm for another ten years only. Provenance: On the front free endpaper: "From the Hon. Rev. Lowther Barrington, Buckinghamshire, Eng., 1835. Recent full brown calf, late 17th-century style; raised bands accented with gilt rules above and below each band, modest blind fillet on boards, red spine label. Text cockled, waterstained, and with some browning; one leaf with small hole in text with loss to words in two lines on each side. Far from a perfect copy but complete, sound, solid, and => difficult to find.

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        Un jeune homme au service de la vertu et de la science Radierung von Georg Andreas Wolfgang (1631 Chemnitz -1716 Augsburg).

      . In der Platte signiert "P. Testa d: G. A. Wolfgang aqua forti". Prächtiger Druck mit schmalem Rändchen um die volle Plattenkante. Auf Bütten. 40,4 x 58 cm (Darstellung). Papier: 42,4 x 59 cm.. Vgl. Bartsch 32 (Testa). Gegenseitige Kopie nach Pietro Testa. Die Schrift unterhalb der Darstellung gelöscht. Großformatiges Blatt. - Der Augsburger Stecher G. A. Wolfgang erlernte zunächst die Goldschmiedekunst und ging dann bei M. Küsel in die Lehre als Kupferstecher. - Schwache Knick- bzw. Quetschspuren, geglättet. In den Ecken mit Montierungsresten.

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        A newe mape of Germany.

      London, W. Humble, 1631.. Kolorierte Kupferstichkarte nach J. Speed, Bildausschnitt 40 x 52 cm, Blattgr. 41,5 x 52,5 cm.. Meurer, Germania 7.8.2.a; Stopp 11 Ac; Coll. Niewodniczanski 32; laut Stopp aus der 3. Ausgabe bei William Humble 1631, kenntlich an den Textendungen verso: "by some Tirolum (&) Rhene as farre"; die Karte ist 1626 datiert, die Erstausgabe erschien ein Jahr darauf bei G. Humble, in der oberen Randleiste mit Ansichten von Heidelberg, Frankfurt/Main, Wien, Prag, Köln, Nürnberg, Straßburg und Augsburg, links und rechts Trachtendarstellungen, die Karte reicht von Arras im Westen bis Sandomierz im Osten, von Husum im Norden bis Triest im Süden; mit der üblichen Mittelfalz, diese im unteren Bereich 3 cm aufgeplatzt, an 3 Seiten bis an die Einfassungslinie beschnitten, Kolorit wohl nicht zeitgemäß.

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        Beschreibung der sechs Reisen, in Türckey, Persien und Indien, innerhalb viertzig Jahren, durch alle Wege, die man nach diesen Länderen nehmen kan, verrichtet: Worinnen Unterschiedliche Anmerckungen von der Beschaffenheit der Religion, Regierung, Gebräuchen und Handlungen, jeglichen Landes enthalten. Anfangs Frantzösisch beschrieben,... anjetzo aber nebenst der Beschreibung des Türckischen Serrails, und der Krönung des jetzt Regierenden Königs in Persien, in der Hoch-Teutschen Sprach ans Liecht gestellt, durch Johann Herman Widerhold. 5 Tle. in 1 Band. Genf, (Wiederhold) 1681. Fol. 14 Bll., 304 S., 11 S.; 2 Bll., 227 S.; 3 Bll., 64 S., 1 w.Bl.; 4 Bll., 82 S., 1 w.Bl.; 2 Bll., 157 S. mit gest. Titel, gest. Porträttafel, 17 Kupfertafeln, 2 (1 gefalt.) Kupferstichkarten, 1 Holzschn.-Tafel, 1 ganzs. Textkupfer, 2 gest. Kopfvign. u. wdh. Druckermarke auf d. Titeln.- Angeb.: Spon J. u. Wheler G., Italiänische, Dalmatische , Griechische und Orientalische Reise-Beschreibung. Worinn Allerhand merkwürdige, vormals in Europa unbekannt, Antiquitäten, enthalten. Anjetzo aber aus dem Französischen ins Teutsche übersetzt durch J. Menudier. 2 Tle. in 1 Band. Nürnberg, A. Knorz für J. Hofman 1690. 4 Bll., 122 S.; 1 Bl., 120 S., 2 Bll., mit gest. Titel, 7 (1 gef) Kupfertafeln, 8 Textkupfern, 7 Text-Holzschn., Prgt. d. Zt. mit Rtit.

      . . I) VD17 3:309563S - Cordier, Japonica 392 u. Indosinica 2420 - Griep-L. 1378 - Blackmer 1631 Anm.- Erste deutsche Ausgabe dieser Bearbeitung.- Die 3 Hauptteile enthalten die Reisen in die Türkei, nach Persien, Indien, Japan (mit gefalt. Japankarte, vgl. Walter 35) und in die holländischen Niederlassungen im Fernen Osten. Teil 2 endet mit einem kurzen Traktat über orientalische, besonders arabische Münzen. Als Teile 4 u. 5 sind die im Titel genannten Schriften über das Serail und die persische Königskrönung Solimanns des Dritten angefügt. Tavernier (1605-1689) war "nach Weglänge und Zeitdauer der größte Asien-Reisende des 17. Jahhunderts. ... (er) durchwanderte als Kaufmann in den Jahren 1632 bis 1668 sechsmal die vorderasiatischen Länder und Vorder-Indien und kamm bis Java und Bantam ... Kritischer Sinn und sachliche, jeglicher Übertreibung abgeneigte Berichterstattung sind ihm nicht abzusprechen" (Henze V, 291f.).- Der 3. Tl. der Reisen am Ende eingebunden. Titel u. gef. Karte mit Tusche gelöschter Stempel, etw. gebräunt u. tls. braunfleckig.II) VD17 3:309574F - Griep-L. 1320 - vgl. Cox I, 212.- Zweite deutsche Ausgabe (erstmals 1681 erschienen).- "Altertumskundlich orientierte Reise nach Süd- und Südosteuropa und in die Levante, die der französische Arzt Spon und der englische Gelehrte Wheeler... gemeinsam unternahmen. Spon und Wheeler sammelten auf dieser Reise ca. 3000 lateinische und griechische antike Inschriften, die Spon getreu kopiert und philologisch kommentiert seiner Reisebeschreibung als Anhang beigab" (Griep-L.).- Etw. gebräunt u. braunfleckig, Ebd. etw. fleckig, insges. schöner Sammelband.# "The interest in Tavernier's travels lies in the personal experiences and adventures he relates, Though he was unfairly treated by his fellow travellers, such as Bernier and Thevenot, both of whom he met in India, he does not return ill for ill. He sucessfully combined his business as jeweler with his travels. His work is especially valuable at the time for its information on trade and trade routes, diamonds and mines" (Cox I, 275)

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        Obras propias y traduciones latinas, griegas y italianas. sacadas de la libreria de don Manuel Sarmiento de Mendoça. dalas a la impression don Francisco de Quevedo Villegas.

      Madrid, en la Imprenta del Reyno, a costa de Domingo Gonzalez 1631 - 12º (9,7 x 6,4 cm) 24 h. inc. port., 203 h. fol., 1 h. de colofón. Primera edición muy rara de la que el CCPB sólo registra sólo dos ejemplares. Las obras poéticas de Fray Luis de León permanecieron inéditas hasta que Francisco de Quevedo las dió a la luz en 1631, cuyo prólogo abarca de las p. 9 a 24. Hay que reconocer a Fray Luis el mérito de haber iniciado en gran escala el acercamiento a Horacio, autor preferido de los neolatinos. En las 41 traducciones de clásicos que abordó &#150;Virgilio, Horacio, Píndaro, Eurípides, Séneca y otros varios, merece fray Luis el calificativo de innovador, mientras que en el campo de los Salmos le conviene más el de restaurador. La obra demuestra hasta que punto fray Luis había asimilado los modos de escritura de los clásicos y de los humanistas italianos. [El Siglo de fray Luis de León, Salamanca y el renacimiento, p. 155-156] Buen ejemplar, bien encuadernado, algo amarronado. Palau, 135199; Salvá no lo tuvo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Obras del Bachiller Francisco de la Torre. Dalas a la impresion D. Francisco de Quevedo Villegas Cavallero de la Orden de Santiago.

      Madrid, en la Imprenta del Reyno , a costa de Domingo Gonçalez 1631 - 12º (9,3 x6,8 cm). 16 h. inc. port., 144 fols. mal numerados. Sign.: ¶-2¶8, A-R8. Encuadernación de época en pergamino rígido tintado en verde, lomo con nervios y hierros dorados. Primera edición, muy rara. El CCPB sólo registra tres ejemplares. Casi nada se sabe sobre la vida del autor, poeta de la segunda fase del Renacimiento, perteneciente a la Escuela de Salamanca, y sin duda es el poeta más misterioso del siglo XVI. Nada más que una suma de conjeturas extraídas de los débiles indicios que ofrecen sus versos. Habría nacido en Torrelaguna hacia 1534, habría estudiado en Alcalá de Henares y seguido la carrera militar en Italia, para al final de su vida hacerse clérigo. Un manuscrito de sus poesías circulaba a principios del siglo XVII con una Aprobación de Alonso de Ercilla, que murió en 1594, y llamó la atención de Quevedo, quien lo compró y editó junto a las obras de fray Luis de León en 1631 para combatir con buenos ejemplos de poesía clásica los excesos del Culteranismo.Quevedo asegura en el prólogo no haberle conocido nunca. Sí se preocupó de indagar sobre el autor del manuscrito, que el librero le vendió con desprecio, pero no pudo sacar nada en limpio; es más, en él estaba "en cinco partes borrado el nombre del autor con tanto cuidado, que se añadió humo a la tinta". Cuando en 1753 José Luis Velázquez reimprimió las obras de Francisco de la Torre en Madrid pensó que su autor era en realidad el propio Francisco de Quevedo, teoría que la crítica moderna rechaza con unanimidad desde el siglo XIX. Esta obrita es más importante por su mérito que por su volumen, contiene sonetos, odas, canciones, elegías, y églogas, escritas muchas de ellas con la gracia y sencillez de los primitivos tiempos. en una palabra, es una de las joyas de la literatura poéticas española. Salvá, 999 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De Kracht der Godsaligheyt, Dat is, De Leere der waerheyt die nae de Godsaligheydt is, Uyt den woorde Gods verklaert, bevestight, ende tot de ongeveynsde Practijcke der Godsaligheydt gerichtet. In Christelijcke Meditatien over eenighe bysondere Texten der H. Schrifture, ende namentlijck over de selve die Eduardus Poppius verhandelt heeft in syne genaemde Enge Poorte. Waer in, tegen het voorsz Boeck Eduardi Poppii, bewesen wordt, Dat de Leere der Ghereformeerde Kercken, die hier te Lande publijck wort geleert, ende noch lestelijck inde Nationale Synode tot Dordrecht Anno 1619. in eenige Hooft-stucken naerder is verklaert, de Leere der waerheyd is nae de Godsaligheydt. Gepredickt, ende ter eeren Godts ende onses Salighmakers Jesu Christi, ende tot stichtinghe die in Geloove ende Godsaligheydt is, in het licht gegheven.

      Amsterdam, Marten Jansz. Brandt 1631. (60) 942 (16) p. Origineel overslaand Perkament, 4° (opnieuw in de band gezet, eerste 3 pagina's verstevigd, enkele woorden in de marge bijgeschreven, een mooi exemplaar van dit standaardwerk betreffende de leer der waarheid die naar de Godzaligheid is in preken, SGT-T461).

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        I CINQUE LIBRI DE GLI AVVERTIMENTI, ORDINI, GRIDE, ET EDITTI Fatti, et osservati in Milano, ne&#146; tempi sospetosi della Peste; de gli Anni MDLXXVI & LXXVII (1576-77)...

      Milano, per Filippo Ghisolfi, ad instanza & spese di Gio. Batt. Bidelli, 1631. In-8 p. (mm. 220x120), p. pergam. coeva (restauro a un bordo), tit. ms. al dorso, 12 cc.nn., 380 pp. num.; bella vignetta inc. in rame al frontespizio, ornato da grandi capilett. figurati inc. su legno. ?"Con molti Avvedimenti utili, e necessari à tutte le Città d?'Europa, che cadessero in simili infortunij, e calamità?". Cfr. Predari, p. 284 - Cat. Hoepli,629: ?"La presente ristampa dell'opera del Centorio venne eseguita in occasione della famosa peste del 1630, quella dei "Promessi Sposi", che rimise in vigore le prescrizioni adottate nelle pestilenze precedenti.?" - Argelati,1,1, 410. Leggerm. corto del margine sup., 1 carta restaur. per strappi, lievi aloni margin. su alc. carte, altrim. esempl. ben conservato.

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        Openbaringe van't Italiaens boeck-houden ...Copy imprint: Amsterdam, Paulus Aertsz van Ravesteyn [possibly printed by Broer Jansz.], [ca. 1635]. Folio. With an engraved title-page. Contemporary vellum, new endpapers.

      Bierens de Haan 3537; Enhrenberg, Capital and finance in the age of Renaissance, p. 44 (note), 245 (note); STCN (2 copies); Ten Have, pp. 47-53, 57, 293. Second edition, with a newly engraved title-page and following the first edition page-for-page, of a rare Dutch account of "Italian" or double-entry book-keeping, by the Amsterdam merchant Anthonio van Neulighem. The author dedicated the book, on 31 January 1631, to the governors of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) and Dutch West India Company (WIC), and many of the examples used to demonstate methods of book-keeping present data for these multinationals, other existing companies and (prominent) individuals. The first edition was printed and published by Paulus Aertsz van Ravesteyn and has an extract from the privilege assigned to the author on 6 September 1630 printed on the verso of the title-page. ''Door het groot aantal der boeken en de uitvoerige behandeling der voorbeelden is het werk van Van Neulighem van ons van beteekenis'' (Because of the large number of "[account] books" and the extensive treatment of the examples, Van Neulighem's work is of great significance to us -- Ten Have).Professionally restored, notably in the lower outside corner throughout (which also shows water stains) and along the fore-edge of the title-page and a few other leaves, but otherwise in very good condition. Lacking the final blank. Binding warped and stained, but still good. Rare and important work on double-entry bookkeeping as practised in the Dutch Golden Age.

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        Africae nova Tabula

      Amsterdam, Hondius, Henric, 1631. Africa. "Africae nova Tabula". Orig. copper-engraving. H. Hondius (1597-1651), Amsterdam, dat. 1631. Original old colouring. With ornamental title-cartouche, 7 sailing ships, several sea creatures and exotic animals in the map. 38:50,5 cm (15 x 20 inch.).. Norwich 34; Koeman I, map 8600:1D.2, ed. 1:321/22 (1633 German). - A decorative map of Africa.

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        The Raising of Lazarus

      19th cent. Etching. 100 x 108 mm. Etcher: A.W. Warren. "J. Lievens pinx. 1631".

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