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2012-12-28 16:07:27
rex: contra Ferdinandi II. romanorum imperatoris, &c. exercitum in Germania hactenus gessit: qua eius caussa, initia & progressus hucusque commemorantur; authore Phil. Arlanibæo, philo-historico. (Frankfurt), Fridericum Hulsium, 1631. 4:o. 202,+ (1) s. Med 7 helsides graverade porträtt i pagineringen. Det sista bladet utgör en genealogisk tabell över gustavianska släkten. Titelbladet uppfodrat med lagad skada. Genomgående brunfläckig med fläckar och enstaka bläckanteckningar. Sammanbunden med: Armorum svecicorum continuatio: In quâ breviter describuntur omnia ea, quæ à serenissimo & potentissimo rege Sveciæ Gustavo Adolpho, & aliis principibus protestantibus confderatis, post pugnam Lipsensem, in Imperio Romano memoratu digna gesta sunt. Frankfurt, Friederici Hulsii, 1632. 4:o. 23 s. Fläckig. Sammanbunden med: Armorum svecicorum continuatio; sive series et descriptio omnium eorum, quæ a ser. svecorum, &c. rege, Gustavo Adolpho, & principibus germaniæ protestantibus confoederatis, ab obsidione urbis Donawerthæ, usq; ad autumnum anni 1632. gesta sunt. Utan ort, 1632. 4:o. (2),+ 7-34,+ (2 blank) s. Sammanbunden med: (Armorum svecicorum continuatio...) Utan ort, (1633). 4:o. 1-42,+ (2 blank) s. Sammanbunden med: (HILDEBRANT, Andreas.) Genealogia serenissimorum, potentissimorumq. regum Sveciæ, e diversis historiographis collecta & ad præsentem usq. ann. 1630. continuata ab Andreas Hiltebrando Pom. med. d. Stettin, Nicolaum Bartholdum, 1631. 12 s.+ utvikbar tabell. Titeln med Gustav II Adolfs porträtt som grav. vinjett. Fläckig. Hfrbd från början av 1700-talet med upphöjda bind … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Centralantikvariatet
2012-12-27 18:35:32
PONTANUS, Johannes Isaac.
Amsterdam, Ioannis Ianssoni, 1631. Folio. Grav. titelblad,+ (14),+ 812,+ (52) s.+ fyra utvikbara grav. kartor. Ett helsides graverat porträtt på författaren vid 59 års ålder i dedikationen. Kartorna löst bilagda, Danmarkskartan lagad och uppfodrad, med stor bildförlust. Återkommande brunfläckiga sidor, emellanåt kraftigt, enstaka småfläckar och enstaka understrykningar med rödkrita. Svag fuktrand mot slutet. Samtida pergamentband. Med professor Carl Aurivillius namnteckning på frampärmens insida, daterad 1783. Ur Gustaf d'Albedyhlls bibliotek, med hans exlibris (variant 1 med devisen Mors sine musis vita) och ur Ericsbergs bibliotek, med Carl Jedvard Bondes exlibris klistrat över d'Albedyhlls. Warmholtz 2775. Bibl. danica III, sp. 13. Thesaurus 596. Carlander II, 499 & III, 88 & 564ff. Ej i Nordenskiöld collection. Mycket sällsynt med kartorna. Både Bibl. danica och Thesaurus anger tre kartor. Kartorna är en Danmarkskarta, en Islandskarta, en över hertigdömet Holstein och en över Fyn. Islandskartan av Carolous Flandro är densamma som sedan kom till användning först i Janssons och sedan i Blaeus stora Atlaser. Ståtligt exemplar av den nya danska rikshistorien på latin, vilken skulle ersätta Saxos krönika som internationell gångbar dansk historia. Detta är första delen, vilket var allt som publicerades i samtiden. Den andra delen trycktes först 1740. Jobbet att få fram en ny rikshistoria på latin hade pågått i Danmark sedan mitten av 1500-talet, efter att publicerandet av Johannes Magnus svenska krönika 1554 gjort behovet märkbart. Ett stort antal danska historiker och riksh … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Centralantikvariatet [Stockholm, Sweden]
2012-12-24 22:12:13
KEPLER, Johannes & BARTSCH, Jakob.
Rare second edition (the first obtainable edition) of the logarithmic tables used in calculating the celebrated Rudolphine Tables. Caspar records only one copy of the first edition, published in Sagan in 1631, and that defective, in the University Library of Königsberg.<br/><br/> Jacob Bartsch (1600-1633) was Kepler's son-in-law. After Kepler died in 1630, Bartsch decided that Kepler's logarithms should be made available in a less expensive form than the Rudolphine Tables published in 1627 (the first work to introduce logarithms into the field of astronomy). The intention was to fund the printing by collecting the salery owned owed to Kepler. However, due to failure of his journey to Vienna to collect the money, the printing was stopped and the distribution of the 1631 edition was practically nil. This second edition was brought out by John Caspar Eisenschmid in 1700 and in his introduction he gives a detailed account of the fate of the first edition.<br/><br/> This second edition is by no means a common book on the market (ABPC lists only two copies in the past fifty years; 1971 and 1984). A very fine copy, complete with the errata leaf.<br/><br/> Caspar 99; Erwin Tomash Library on the History of Computing K-28; Houzeau and Lancaster 12757; Lalande p.338.. Six parts in one volume. 8vo: 154 x 92 mm. Fine contemporary vellum with the original clasps intact. Pp. 40, (276), (2:errata). Title page with some very light spotting, otherwise fine and clean throughout
Bookseller: Sophia Rare Books
2012-12-24 10:37:48
MYDORGE, Claude.
First edition of all four books (books I & II had been published in 1631) of Mydorge's 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/> "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" (ibid.) <br/><br/> Mydorge (1585-1647) belonged to one of France's most … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Sophia Rare Books
2012-12-24 10:37:48
MYDORGE, CLAUDE. [CLAUDIUS MYDORGIUS]. - [EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE FIRST PRINTING, PRESENTATION-COPY, SIGNED, WITH AUTHORIAL CORRECTIONS AND AUTHENTICATION STAMP]
Paris, Dedin, 1631. Small folio. Contemporary full vellum. The volume has been water-damaged at an early stage, leaving the bards a bit stained and "bumpy" and the interior "creased", but with very little (and then very light) staining or spotting (!). The blank endpapers damaged at margin and marginal loss to the title-page (only barely touching one letter of the inscription), otherwise no loss. Woodcut title-vignettes, initials, and borders, and numerous illustrations in the text. (10), 134 pp. + 2 leaves (!) of errata. Pp. 37-44 misnumbered (as 33-40). Fully complete - also with the second errata-leaf which might only be known in one other copy. With a two-line PRESENTATION-INSCRIPTION in Latin on the title-page, signed by the author, to the distinguished Christian S. Zeuggmann. The misnumbered pages (37-44) bear small, contemporary, hand-written corrections, presumably in the author's hand (as is also registered in two of the other four registered copies), as the ink and the writing much resembles that of the presentation-inscription. There is also a correction on p. 49. The first of the errata-leaves has a 6 line annotation in fully contemporary hand, quite surely by the author, in Latin, concerning a correction on p. 36, l. 7, and the last line explaining that "with this symbol the copy is approved" followed by an armorial stamp, as is also the case in the copy in Columbia University (registering it thus: "Final leaf has author's manuscript note (and stamp) regarding manuscript correction in text, p. 36.").. The exceedingly scarce first edition, presentation-copy with … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Lynge & Søn A/S
2012-06-24 13:59:13
Beza, Theodor
Amsterdam, Jacob Wachter, 1631. Kl.-8°, Titelkupfer, 173 S; 138 S., 2 Bl., Perg, m handschriftl. Rückentitel, Deckel etwas angeschmutzt, etwas gebrauchspurig. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Preis in CHF: 660. Titelkupfer von Fr. Brun. - Theodore de Beze auch: Theodor von Beza (1519- 1605) Genfer Reformator französischer Herkunft. Rechtsstudium in Orleans zog er nach Paris, nach langer Krankheit Hinwendung zum Protstantismus, 1548 nach Genf. Als Mitstreiter von Johannes Calvin verfasste er Schriften über die Prädestination und das Abendmahl. Er teilte Calvins Ansicht über die Bestrafung von Häretikern und rechtfertigte z.B. in einem Buch "De haereticis a civili magistratu puniendis", (1554) die Hinrichtung von Michael Servetus. Er erwarb sich in der reformierten Schweiz ein so hohes Vertrauen, dass er 1557 und 1558 mehrfach Mitglied von Delegationen an die protestantischen Fürsten Deutschlands war, welche diese um Fürsprache am französischen Hof zugunsten der bedrohten Waldenser in Piemont und der in Paris inhaftierten Reformierten ersuchten. Nach Calvins Tod 1564, wurde er dessen Nachfolger als Präsident des Konsistoriums.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej
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2012-06-24 01:50:14
Richard Knolles
Adam Islip, 1631. Hardcover. Good. Folio. Fifth edition. [12], 1396, [40] p. : ill., ports. (metal cuts) ; fol. 33 engraved plates. Bound in contemporary leather. Restoration work to boards. Hinges and joints repaired. New leather spine label. 6 raised bands. Good binding and cover. Frontis trimmed close, mounted loose on later paper. Contemporary ink owners signatures to title page. Faint stain to first few pages; slight toning to pages. Various detailed black and white copperplate engravings throughout; depicting the people, architecture and customs of the region. <br><br>Richard Knolles was an English historian, famous for this account of the Ottoman Empire, the first major description provided in the English language. "The great history of the Turks by Knolles (c. 1550-1610), the prose of which earned the praise of Samuel Johnson, and was later utilised by such travellers as Byron [.] The fine medallion portraits of the Turkish kings, emperors and sultans together with their (mostly) Christian adversaries, were adapted by Laurence Johnson from Jean Jacques Boissard's 'Vitae et Icones Sultanorum' (1596)" (Blackmer 919). "The recent victories of Mahomet III over the Christians must have rendered the Turkish question of vital interest to the security of Europe, and the struggle remained in the balance till the end of the seventeenth century" (Hind II, 36-38). Blackmer 920. ESTC S112920. STC (2nd ed.) 15055. Cf. Atabey 1076. Wing K702, R2407, R2408. V. J. Parry, Richard Knolles’ History of the Turks. Ed. Salih Ozbaran. Istanbul, The Economic and Social History Foundati … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: SequiturBooks
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2012-06-20 13:58:38
BARTHOLIN (BARTHOLINI), CASPAR.
Goslar, Typis Nicolai Duncker, Impensis Johannis Hallevordij Rostochiensis, 1631. Small 8vo. Cont. limp vellum. (2),615,(7) pp. Some browning to leaves throughout. A few leaves with a small wormtract in upper margin. First edition. This collection by the famous Danish anatomist contains 6 works on anatomy and physiology in form of "Quæstiones": 1. De homine. 2. De partibus eorumque facultatibus et functionibus. 3. De infimo ventre. 4. De thorace. 5. De capite. 6. de musculis, venis, erteriis, nervis et ossibus, and it can be considered as supplementary works to his enormously influential "Institutiones Corporis Humani." from 1611.Waller No 700 - Gosch III, B.5. - Not in Wellcome. - Not in Osler. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Lynge & Søn ILAB-ABF [Copenhagen, Denmark]
2012-06-20 07:51:49
"TASSIN, NICOLAS"
"[Paris: Sebastian Cramoisy, ca. 1631-34": "or Messayer, or Tavernier", 1636. "[Paris: Sebastian Cramoisy, ca. 1631-34": "or Messayer, or Tavernier". 1636. "Small, oblong 4to, consisting of an engraved title-p., engraved table of contents, and 15 engraved maps, plans, and city views; 19th century quarter vellum over marbled boards, red morocco label (a little chipped) lettered in gilt on spine; very good. & & This is one part (of 17?) of the larger work, Les plans et profils de toutes les principales villes et lieux considerables de France, complete unto itself. & & Many of the separate parts have separate catalogue entries in a number of the on-line databases, including OCLC, but this section on Brie does not appear. See Graesse VII, p. 31 and Brunet V, col. 662. "
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books
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2012-06-20 06:44:31
Morton, Thomas
printed by W. Stansby, for Robert Mylbourne, London, 1631. First edition, folio, pp. [20], 255, [1], 143, [16]; contemporary full speckled calf, covers ruled in blind, edges of covers with gilt rules, contemporary manuscript paper label on spine, sprinkled edges; minor rubbing; fine. Thomas Morton, at the time Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, and later of Durham, was much admired by both James I and Charles I. He appears to have been a man of considerable charm, and a kind and enthusiastic patron of deserving scholars. Most of his writings were devoted to exposing the fallacies of Romish doctrines, but the content of his books is perhaps not well indicated by the rather strident tone of some of his titles. "They display great learning and an intimate acquaintance with the arguments of his antagonists. It is no small praise that they exhibit none of the bitterness and scurrility which too commonly disfigure the polemics of the age" (DNB). STC 18189; CBEL I, 1996. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB) [St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.]
2012-06-07 19:20:38
Markham, Gervase
Printed by Nicholas Okes, for Iohn Harison, at the golden Unicorne in Pater-noster-row, London, 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's (18.5 cm). 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'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). Poynter 34.5b; STC 17344; ESTC S112050; Biscotti, Six Centuries of Foxhunting, p. 242 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 [12], 118, [2] pp. Lacking first and final leaves, blank. 1 vols. 4to in 8's (18.5 cm) "The fourth edition. Newly Corrected, Enlarged, and Adorned with many excellent Additions, as may appeare by this marke [pointing hand]" First separate edition. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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2012-06-07 19:20:38
Markham, Gervase
London: Nicholas Okes, 1631. Fourth edition. Hardcover. Modern three quarter brown calf and brown cloth. Very good./No Dust Jacket. 118 pages [A-B4, C-H8, I3]. 18.5 x 13.5 cm. First published 1615, this edition, "newly corrected, enlarged, and adorned with many excellent additions." Markham, a "mediocre poet" according to the DNB, but a scholar well acquainted with Latin and host of other languages had an exhaustive, practical command of forestry and agriculture, was a noted horse-breeder, and purportedly imported the first Arabian horse. Moderate text toning, a few leaves with tight margins, but no text loss, slight extremity rubbing, marbled endpapers, raised bands and gilt spine florets.
Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.
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2012-05-28 09:38:53
DONATI, Antonio
Venice: Bertano, 1631. 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. 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. Very good(+). [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2012-05-28 09:38:53
DONATI, Antonio
Venice: Bertano, 1631. hardcover. very good(+). 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. 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.
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store [US]
2012-05-22 16:25:58
Contelori, Felice (1588-1652) (or Felice Contelorio; or Felix Contelorius)
Romae (Rome).: Ex typographia Reu. Cam. Apost., 1631 [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.
Bookseller: Louis Caron
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2012-05-13 15:15:47
FELLTHAM, OVV
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 .
Bookseller: Eyes of the Owl - www.Usedbooks.TK
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2012-05-11 07:42:27
GIANNOTTI, Donato.
Ex officina Elzeviriana, Lugd. Batav, 1631. Donato Giannotti (27 November 1492 – 1573) was an Italian political writer and playwright. He was one of the leaders of the short-lived Florentine Republic of 1527. He subsequently wrote theoretical works on republicanism. After the return of the Medicis, he lived in exile, dying in Rome. He was supported by Cardinal Niccolò Ridolfi. He became acquainted with Michelangelo at the time he worked in the Signoria in Florence. According to Vasari, Giannotti approached Michelangelo with the commission from Ridolfi, for the ’’Brutus’’. Donato era di Firenze, qui nacque nel 1492 e mori’ mori’ a Roma nel 1573, teorico repubblicano fu’ avversario dei Medici, per cui dovette andare esule a Venezia nel 1538, Tra le sue opere si ricordano : Della Repubblica dei Veneziani 1526-1533, della Repubblica Fiorentina 1531, un discorso delle cose d’Italia al Santissimo Padre e nostro Signore Papa Paolo III, 1535, Scrisse anche dei Dialoghi de’ giorni che Dante consumo’ nel cercare l’Inferno e il Purgatorio, editi nel 1539, due commedie : il vecchio amoroso 1533-36 in prosa e Milesia in terzine, quest’ultima d’incerta datazione. Formato: [2] p., 506 p., [18] p., [4] c. di tav., 12 cm , m.p. con fregi. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige [TRENTO, Italy]
2012-04-29 18:40:57
Dryden, John
1631-1700 Six quarto volumes. All bound in matching contemporary calf. The solid position of John Dryden in the history of English literature as "the major literary figure of his time" is evident in almost all of his many works. As Stapleton states " Dryden was one of the most skillful and accomplished artists in English Letters, a professional in the modern sense of the word". Perhaps Dryden's contribution to Restoration Comedy is greatest. His efforts as a playwright met with outstanding success, and he wrote more than a dozen comedies (most of which were published/printed by Herringman). The fifth volume was edited by Nicholas Rowe, before he Married Elizabeth Singer. This volume of Miscellanies contains work by Dryden, Addison, Roscommon, Elizabeth Singer Rowe, George Granville Lansdowne, Charles Hopkins, N. Tate, Buckhurst, Congreve, Buckingham, and Cowley. Being at Bath in the year 1709, Mr. Rowe was introduced by a gentleman of her acquaintance, into Mrs. Singer's company, who lived in a retirement not far distant from that city. The idea he conceived of her from report, and from her writings, charmed him; but when he had seen and conversed with her, he felt another kind of impression from the presence of so much beauty, wit, and virtue; and the esteem of the Theorist was converted into the rapture of a Lover. During the courtship, he writ a poetical epistle to a friend that was a neighbour of Mrs. Singer, and intimate in the family. I shall take the liberty [Page 19]ˇ to quote a few lines out of it, not so much for a specimen of Mr. Rowe's poetical genius (tho' tha … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: James Gray Bookseller [U.S.A.]
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2012-04-26 01:32:30
COVERTE, Robert.
London, printed by I. N. for Hugh Perry, 1631.. that (being cast away in the good ship called the Assension in Cambaya, the farthest part of the East Indies) travelled by land thorow many unknowne kingdomes and great cities. VVith a particular description of all those kingdomes, cities, and people: as also, a relation of their commodities and manner of traffique, and at what seasons of the yeere they are most in use. Faythfully related: with a discovery of a great emperour called the Great Mogoll, a prince not till now knowne to our English nation. Third edition, 1631. Slim 4to, 180x 140 mm, 7 x 5½ inches, printed in black letter, pages (2 of 8), 68, plus colophon leaf, initial and final blank leaves are missing as are 2 preliminary leaves which should follow the title page, the main text is complete. The title page appears to be a later printed replacement (it is not a photocopy facsimile) it is tipped onto the inner edge of page 1 and the mistake "Traffiqne" which appears on the title pages of all the 1631 editions we could find, has been corrected to "Traffique". Bound in half green roan over marbled boards, gilt title to spine. Spine rubbed, corners and board edges slightly worn, small scrape to surface paper on lower cover, some pencil notes on front pastedown, 3 armorial bookplates on endpapers, 1 belonging to Frances Mary Richardson Currer and another to her grandfather Mathew Wilson, title page just very slightly narrower than page 1, upper margins slightly trimmed, shaving running title in a few places, small light brown stain to lower corner of 4 leaves, light bro … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Roger Middleton
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2012-04-24 11:26:11
Quarles (Francis)
Printed by M.F. for Iohn Marriott, 1631. FIRST EDITION, browned and soiled, running head occasionally shaved, pp. [viii], 142, [2], 4to, modern sprinkled calf, early inscription of 'William Quarles' (possibly Francis's nephew, great-nephew, or great-great-nephew of that name) to old binder's blank, sound. The first edition of the last entry in Quarles' quartet of narrative poems on biblical figures, following Jonah, Esther, and Job. Immediately after this poem appeared they were gathered up and thereafter published together, so this is in fact the sole edition of 'Samson' on its own, and a scarce one - ESTC lists just three UK copies (Edinburgh, Bodleian, and Merton College, although there are also two copies in the BL) and five in the USA (Folger, Huntington, Illinois, Texas, and Yale). 'Quarles is "an author not of such little merit as generally has been supposed. He is often eloquent and often extremely pathetic." - Rev. H.T. Todd. In this elaborate work, among several extravagancies indeed of imagery and expression, are some spirited passages' (Lowndes). 'This queer, quaint, odd volume of rhymes is far from despicable. Kitto frequently quotes Quarles upon Samson, and says of him that he was a poet of no mean order. We are glad to have his testimony to confirm our own opinion. Refined tastes will be offended, but those who wish for quaint thought will be gratified. The book is very rare' (Spurgeon, Commenting & Commentaries, 260). (ESTC S115482) [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Blackwell's Rare Books ABA ILAB BA [Oxford, United Kingdom]
2012-04-06 13:50:27
PLUTARCH of Chaeronea (c.46 -120}
London: Printed by George Miller ... at the signe of the black Beare in Pauls Churchyard, 1631. Fifth edition of North?s famous translation first published in 1579. First and last few leaves a bit browned and rubbed, spine cracked in middle. Covers with some rubbing and slight wear; still a very attractive copy. Half folio.
Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books
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2012-03-27 10:05:30
BELLARMINUS, Robertus; BELLARMINO, Roberto
SUMPTIBUS BERNARDI GUALTERI, COLONIAE AGRIPPINAE [Köln ]. 2 parties en 1 vol. : [16]-335; 117 [i.e. 127] pp. 1631 (IN FINE 2E PARTIE : 1621). Célèbre et importante bibliographie ecclésiastique par le jésuite italien Bellarmino (1542-1621), prédicateur et professeur à Louvain devenu archévêque de Capoue. La seconde partie consiste en une chronologie mise à jour jusqu'en 1621, l'année de sa mort. De Backer-Sommervogel I-1226, n° 32 (mentionne seulement une éd. De 1622, mêmes éd. et collation). Provenance : institution religieuse (cachet). 1 volumes. Coin ou marge supérieur des pp. 67-95 déchirées sans perte de texte. Bon état. Reliure du 19e siècle : demi-basane brune, dos lisse.
Bookseller: de KunstBurg [gent, Belgium]
2012-02-03 16:08:12
Siess Placidus)
1631. Holzmann-B. I, 9944 - VD17 23:238810F u. 39:131298D nicht in BL German Books.- Erste Ausgabe.- Das Augsburgische Glaubensbekentnis im 1. Teil mit deutschem u. lateinischem Paralleltext.- Mit Widmung an Leopold I. vom Erzbischof der Erzdiözese Gran und Kardinal Leopold Karl von Kollonitsch (1631-1707), eine der populärsten Gestalten der 2. Türkenbelagerung Wiens.- Titel gestempelt u. mit hs. Besitzvermerk, nur minimal gebräunt u. kaum fleckig, Ebd. nur leicht beschabt. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller [Salzburg, Austria]
2011-10-22 06:32:03
López, Diego
Francisco De Lira, Sevilla 1631 - (*).Antiguedades, y el Sentido de los Lugares Dificultosos que tiene el Autor, y ansi mismo de muchos Oradores y Poetas. ( -Sevilla, Francisco de Lyra, 1632). Portada grabada - 6h. - 213 folios - Portada - y 157 folios. ( El último falto de más de la mitad ) Curioso ejemplar , encuadernado de época en pergamino, con bastantes anotaciones manuscritas de época en los márgenes. Papel con algo de mácula y pequeña rasgadura en texto pero sin afectar lectura, entre los folios 48 y 58 de la segunda obra. 8ºmayor [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUARIA
2011-10-16 00:37:12
BLAEU, Johanes.
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.
Bookseller: Librería Antonio Castro-Sevilla
2011-09-01 19:59:58
LAWSON (WILLIAM) [fl. 1618]. HARWARD (SIMON) [fl.1572-1614]
London: Printed by Nicholas Okes for John Harison, 1631. Second edition. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Printed by Nicholas Okes for John Harison, at the Golden Unicorne in Pater-noster-row, 1631. Small 4to. [viii],134pp. Woodcut vignette to title, woodcut illustrations and decorative vignettes to text. In four parts, with continuous register. Separate title-page to The Country Housewifes Garden. §Title styles itself the second edition, but the true second edition was 1623. See Henry, p.255, Janson p.86. STC 15331.3. ESTC: 6/4. No copy at BL. Lately neatly rebound in full calf, gilt lettering, blind decoration. Title-page laid down. Cropped close at fore-edge, frequently cutting into side-notes particularly on leaf B7 (see photo); and on one occasion losing one numeral of page number. Small burn-mark to G2 (affecting one word of running-title) and to H4 (affecting two letters of text). Occasional light staining. Discreet paper repair to short section of fore-edge of last two leaves. A generally very good copy, nonetheless. (**PLEASE READ CAREFULLY** - This item will require special carriage arrangements - PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY via e-mail or telephone to order and for further details**).
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2011-06-16 06:21:45
CLUVERIUS, Philippus.
Leiden, Elzevir, 1631. With printed half-title, verso engr. portrait-frontispiece of Clüver, engr. title within figurated border, 11 double-page maps, and 26 engr. plates (of which 4 are double-page) woodcut head-piece. (36) leaves, 748, (16) pp. (first 2 ff. a bit frayed at fore-edge). Folio. Contemporary vellum (slightly worn). Leiden, Elzevir, 1631. The second and enlarged edition (first 1616) of the Germania Antiqua of Philip Clüver (1580-1622) of Danzig, a study of the ancient geography, peoples, culture, history, and language of Germany which took much material from Tacitus and Diodorus Siculus, among other ancient literary sources. With Clüver's Germania Antiqua begins the modern historic and scientific aproach to regional geography. Clüver had an illustrious legal career, but had been drawn to an interest in geography and antiquity by his teacher, Scaliger in Leiden. Most of his works were published posthumously. His output was enormous and he set new standards of methodology for both historiography and bibliography that had a deep and long-reaching impact on both fields. - A good copy. - Willems 345; Brunet II, 113; ADB IV, 35f. GERMANY ; HISTORY ;
Bookseller: Hellmut Schumann Antiquariat [Zurich, Switzerland]
2011-02-23 19:48:04
Dodderidge John
Printed by the Assignes of I. More Esq., London, 1631. Contemporary speckled calf, neatly and unobtrusively rebacked, showing some wear, light browning, yet an appealing copy Only edition of Dodderidge's principal work, his singular attempt to determine the qualities of the lawyer and law student, and to probe the fundamental nature of law, his "scholarship reach[ing] far beyond that of most contemporary lawyers"
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc., member ABAA [San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.]
2010-04-26 22:08:19
"MORTON, THOMAS"
London: "printed by W. Stansby, for Robert Mylbourne", 1631. London: "printed by W. Stansby, for Robert Mylbourne". 1631. "First edition, folio, pp. [20], 255, [1], 143, [16]; contemporary full speckled calf, covers ruled in blind, edges of covers with gilt rules, contemporary manuscript paper label on spine, sprinkled edges; minor rubbing; fine. & & Thomas Morton, at the time Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, and later of Durham, was much admired by both James I and Charles I. He appears to have been a man of considerable charm, and a kind and enthusiastic patron of deserving scholars. Most of his writings were devoted to exposing the fallacies of Romish doctrines, but the content of his books is perhaps not well indicated by the rather strident tone of some of his titles. ""They display great learning and an intimate acquaintance with the arguments of his antagonists. It is no small praise that they exhibit none of the bitterness and scurrility which too commonly disfigure the polemics of the age"" (DNB). & & STC 18189; CBEL I, 1996."
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2010-04-26 07:31:31
Geraldini, Alexandri:
Rome: Guilelmi Facciotti, 1631.. [16],284,[36]pp. Extra engraved titlepage. 12mo. Contemporary limp vellum, yapp edges, manuscript title on spine. Later library shelf label. Lower half of rear hinge broken. Light tanning throughout. Overall very good. In a half morocco and cloth box. A primary account of the earliest period of American discovery, first published here more than a hundred years after it was written. Taken from a manuscript originally written in 1523 by this friend and companion of Columbus, this is one of the earliest written descriptions of the discovery and condition of the West Indies. It was Geraldini's support of Columbus' argument for a spherical globe that enabled Columbus to be heard by the official council charged with evaluating his proposed voyage. Later, Geraldini himself went to Santo Domingo as the new see's first bishop, and the present text also includes an account of his voyage and a description of the island. He writes that the native race has nearly been extinguished and that he is sending back to Europe two turkeys. His original manuscript was composed in 1523, thus his work precedes that of Oviedo and supplants the great explorer as the first European writer to mention the turkey. "A very scarce and curious volume on the discovery of the West Indies..." - Sabin. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 631/43. SABIN 27116. MEDINA (BHA) 890. STREIT II:1600. JCB (3)II:236-37. APPLETON'S CYCLOPÆDIA II, p.628.
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2010-04-18 20:54:26
JONSON (Ben)
By the Lady Elizabeths Servants. And then dedicated to King Iames, of Most Blessed Memorie; By the Author, Beniamin Iohnson [sic]. London, Printed by I.B[eale]. for Robert Allot, and are To be sold at the signe of the Beare, in Pauls Church-yard, 1631. Sm.f’cap folio, in fours; text printed within ruled borders, with side-notes; wood-cut head-pieces and large historiated initials; without the blank [A]1, the first leaf being the title-leaf; pp.[iii - xii (not paginated)]+88; A<SUP>5</SUP>, B - I, K - M<SUP>4</SUP>; early, possibly contemporary, diced calf, later re-backed, with red lettering-piece and plain end-papers. Old calf a trifle scratched, and very slightly worn at corners; spine a little rubbed at head, with slight wear to extreme edge of lettering-piece; blank lower-margin of title-page (but not the verso) a little embrowned (apparently by contact with the turnovers of the calf); A5 with two short marginal tears not approaching the borders, and a trifle dusty on verso; blank lower fore-corner lacking to leaf F4; minute, barely visible, restorations to extreme lower fore-corner of last two leaves; otherwise a nice, unpressed, copy. This copy is printed on thick paper. Three of Ben Jonson’s plays were first printed in 1631: ‘Bartholomew Fayre’, ‘The Divell is an Asse’ and ‘The Staple of Newes’. The original intention seems to have been to issue them together, as was done in fact in 1640 (with the addition of a general title-page giving ‘The Staple of Newes’ as the second title rather than the third), and this is supp … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2010-04-06 12:24:33
Lucanus, Marcus Annaeus [Lucan]
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 be … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2010-03-22 17:40:51
Preston, John
London: W. I. For Nicolas Bourne, 1631. London: W. I. For Nicolas Bourne. Good; plainly rebacked & rehinged, several tears, internally good.. 1631. Sixth Edition. Hardcover. 4to; Old leather, [7], 147, [8]p. **STC#20256. Title page is bound out of order. BOUND WITH: The new covenant, or the saints portion, pps. 37-612, [18], STC#20241-7, edition unknown as lacking title page contains sermons 2-14 plus "foure sermons. " ALSO: Sermons preached before His Majestie, and upon other special occasions... (1 & 2 of 5 only) , [10]. 58p. Only, London: James Boler & Joane Greene, 1631, STC#20271. .
Bookseller: Hurley Books Inc. [Westmoreland, NH, U.S.A.]
2010-03-18 00:31:11
Hondius, Henricus
Amsterdam: Henricus Hondius, 1631. A SPLENDID MAP OF EUROPE FROM THE GOLDEN AGE OF DUTCH CARTOGRAPHY Hand-colored copper-plate engraving . Book.
Bookseller: Arader Galleries
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2010-03-13 11:33:27
Moulin, Gabriel, du
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 no … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: SessaBks, A Division of the Philadelphia
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2009-12-29 20:46:47
(Guyana) Blaeu, William, publisher
Amsterdam: Blaeu, n.d.. With contemporary coloring. Large Cartouche hand-colored upper rigt "Guiana sive Amazonum Regio." Signed "Guiljelmus Blaew" lower right. 1 vols. 15-3/4 x 20 inches. Mounted and framed. With contemporary coloring. Large Cartouche hand-colored upper rigt "Guiana sive Amazonum Regio." Signed "Guiljelmus Blaew" lower right. 1 vols. 15-3/4 x 20 inches.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [US]
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2009-12-08 11:45:49
LE PENNEC Gabriel, SEIGNEUR DU BOISJOLLAN EN LESNERAC
Bookseller: Librairie Guimard [nantes, France]
2009-11-26 04:25:32
ETZLERUS, AUGUSTUS (AUGUST ETZLER)
Argentinae (Strassburg): Caspar Dietzel, 1631. Hardcover. Good. Large winged figure carrying set square and a bridle as printer's mark on titlepage. Small octavo newer brown cloth with new endpapers. Bookplate of Thorwald Dethlefsen (astrologist b.1946) on front and Kawwana on rear endpaper, small purple inkstamp of Woinrich Trünker on back of titlepage. Titlepage +[4]pp Dedication +176pp +[8]pp Index up to Scabies so Lacks final leaf (A-M in 8's but lacking M8). Gutter margin tightly bound but entirely readable. Fore-edge margin a bit cropped touching 1st letter of side notes on about 12 leaves, with more serious loss to 3 pages of Index. *A very interesting description of the supposed influence Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, the Sun, Venus, Mercury & the Moon have on disease & medicine. Discusses herbs, animals and how men born under these signs exhibit characteristic traits. Metals belonging to each planetary sign, illnesses & morbidity associated with each - eg. Venereal disease (Venus) and lunacy (the Moon). A rare volume only found in the British Library and Oxford's Bodleian - not in Auction records since 1970's.
Bookseller: Abbey Antiquarian Books [United Kingdom]
2009-11-14 15:28:31
Fuligatto,Jacobo (ie Giacomo Fuligatti) translated by Silvestro Petra Sancta
Antwerp: Officina Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti, 1631. Hardcover. Good. Octavo later morocco spined marbled boards (tips rubbed) [22]pp prelims +576pp +[46]pp index etc + full page printer's mark with Plantin's Calipers in labor et constantia frame held by 2 supporters male & female. Newer endpaper but retaining most of the original endpapers with pen trials "Thomas Shorte", "William Payton", "Robert Payton", "to my cousen Jane" and other nice 17th century writing. *Life of Archbishop Bellarmini who was on close terms with several popes. He was the foremost writer in the refutation of various heretical sects, also responsible for warning Galileo that the heliocentric theory would not be tolerated and to cease its promotion.
Bookseller: Abbey Antiquarian Books [Blockley, GLOS, United Kingdom]
2009-11-06 22:32:27
SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN - HONDIUS, HENDRIK.
1631. Kobberstukket kort over Slesvig og Holsten i samtidig håndkolorering. 38,5 x 51,5 cm. Med 2 kompasroser, skib i Nordsøen og 2 indsatte særkort i øverste hjørner. På bagsiden fransk tekst. ¶ Kortet er gengivet i Pontanus "Rerum Danicarum Historia" 1631, men støtter sig iøvrigt på Jordans kort med mange nye detaljer. Kortet forekommer uændret i flere atlas fra tiden, således også hos Janssonius.
Bookseller: Lynge & Søn ILAB-ABF [Copenhagen, Denmark]
2009-07-22 17:41:53
Dodderidge, John
Only edition of Dodderidge's principal work, his singular attempt to determine the qualities of the lawyer and law student, and to probe the fundamental nature of law, his "scholarship reach[ing] far beyond that of most contemporary lawyers". Contemporary speckled calf, neatly and unobtrusively rebacked, showing some wear, light browning, yet an appealing copy. Printed by the Assignes of I. More Esq., London, 1631.
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc. [U.S.A.]
2009-05-23 12:31:12
HONDIUS, Jodocus, Jr. (1594-1629) and Henricus (1597-1651)
Amsterdam: Henrico Hondius, 1631 [but 1633]. Copper-engraved map, with original outline colour, German text on verso (centerfold reinforced, in very good condition). 18 x 21 1/8 inches. The celebrated Hondius map of the Americas, in the third state. Originally issued by Jodicus Hondius Jr. in 1618, this map of the Americas was modified by Henricus Hondius following his brother's death. The original map was based on Jodicus Hondius the elder's map of 1606, along with the Willem Blaeu maps of 1608 and 1617. The map would form Europe's geographical understanding of North and South America for the first half of the 17th century. Several major corrections have been made compared to the 1606 Hondius map. The St. Lawrence Bay and River are much improved, and at the opposite end, Tierra del Fuego has been separated, however nebulously, from the great Terra Incognita, thought (correctly) to exist since ancient times. The rather assertive outgrowth of Virginia in the 1606 map has been modified to reflect more accurately the eastward swelling at North Carolina. Interestingly, Henricus Hondius' next map of North America (1636) adopted the increasingly popular notion that California was an island, and greatly advanced that belief. The map includes inset maps of the North and South Poles. The nicely drawn ships and sea monsters add to the pleasant aesthetic effect of the map. Burden, The Mapping of North America I, 192
Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books
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2009-03-13 04:18:16
Plutarch of Chaeronea
Printed By George Miller, and are to be Sold By Robert Allott, at the Signe of the Black Beare in Pauls Churchyard., London, 1631. The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans, compared together by that grave learned philosopher and historiographer, Plutarch of Chaeronea. 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 our of Latine into French by Charles del'Escluse, and out of French into English by Sir Thomas North Knight. A neat inscription to the ffep, dated 1909, and a previous owners' book plate, dated 1897. Has been expertly rebound in full tan leather, with blind tooled parallel lines to both boards, which form a decorative border. 'Plutarch's Lives', 'North' and the date, appear in gilt on the spine, with gilt tooling in all 5 of the other compartments. Sunning to both boards has resulted in the shadow of another book that has been placed on top to become apparant. There are two small cracks to join between the front endpapers, measuring four and a half and fifteen centimetres, with another similar crack in the join between the rear endpapers, measuring nine centimetres. These endpapers are not original, and are also stained around the edges (measuring 0.6mm), where they have taken on the brown colour of the leather. Virtually no foxing to pages, though there is a little discolouration due to age. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: St Marys Books And Prints Wisden Dealers [Stamford, United Kingdom]
2009-03-08 09:19:53
Sleidanus (Philippi Johannes)
ex Officina Elzeviriana, Lugduni Batavorum. In-24° (113x60mm), pp. 309, (24) di indice, (1) bianca. Legatura del secolo decimonono in p. marocchino rosso fuoco con triplice ordine di filetti dorati ai piatti, titolo e ricchi fregi ornamentali in oro su dorso a quattro nervetti. Unghie decorate in oro, tagli dorati. Bel frontespizio inciso su rame con grottesche, panoplie, figure teratomorfe. Testatine e capilettera ornati. Indice finale. Piccoli aloni marginali al frontespizio e alla prima carta di testo. Qualche brunitura. Esemplare proveniente dalle biblioteche private di John Alleyne (suo ex-libris manoscritto alla p. 3) e di Edwin Wolf II (suo monogramma alla prima carta bianca). Ottimo esemplare. Le pp. 225-240, - ossia il quaderno con segnatura P -, sono anteposte tra le pp. 208-209 per antico errore del legatore. La seconda delle due edizioni elzeviriane pubblicate nel 1631. L'opera, la cui edizione originale risale al 1556, fu ancora sovente ristampata in seguito per i tipi degli Elzeviri e consiste in un tentativo di compendiosa storia del mondo conosciuto dai tempi antichi sino all'epoca dell'autore, con marcati intenti di esaltazione della Germania. Willems, p. 91, n. 358. Rahir, 338. Copinger, 4365. Brunet, V, 409-410. Graesse, VI, 421.
Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA) [Torino, ><, Italy]
2009-03-07 10:13:01
Geiger Malachie
Nicolaum Henricum, Monachii (Munich) 1631 - Reliure postérieure (19ème) de la bibliothèque du professeur Rüdinger (tampon sur page de titre et première page), ex libris. Dos à nerfs, filets dorés, pièce de titres en maroquin bordeaux, date en queue. Gardes postérieures.Titre frontispice gravé, 19 (ff), index capitum, 288p, index rerum 7 (ff), colophon. Illustré de 3 figures gravées sur cuivre hors texte et 2 in texte, sans le portrait de l'auteur. L'auteur était un médecin allemand de la seconde moitié du XVIIe siècle. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Rossignol
2009-02-24 23:26:16
Bentivoglio Guido
1631. In-4° (220x166mm), pp. (4), 248, (3) di indici, legatura coeva p. pergamena flessibile con titolo manoscritto verticalmente al dorso. Ex-libris manoscritto antico alla prima c. bianca. Fregio xilografico al frontespizio, presentante un'antica annotazione e un restauro al margine interno. Un capolettera ornato in xilografia. A p. [139], con occhietto proprio: Lettere del cardinal Bentiuoglio, scritte in tempo della sua nuntiatura di Francia. Una carta bianca con annotazioni antiche interfogliata tra le pp. 8-9. Bruniture, fioriture e aloni sparsi. Edizione originale, priva di indicazioni tipografiche e con la fittizia dicitura "ristampate" (l'edizione fu quasi certamente impressa in Italia). Importante pubblicazione dell'epistolario politico-diplomatico del celebre religioso e storico (Ferrara, 1579-Roma, 1644), Cameriere segreto di Clemente VIII, Cardinale dal 1621. Sono raccolte le lettere rivolte dal Bentivoglio ad alcuni dei maggiori scienziati e letterati del suo tempo (Agostino Pallavicino, il Cardinal Borghese, il Marino, membri delle famiglie Borgia, d"Este, Gonzaga, Medici, ecc.). Il Bentivoglio fu studente a Padova di leggi, di storia e, sotto la guida di Galileo, di scienze. Nominato nel 1598 Cameriere segreto pontificio, nel suo iniziale periodo romano fu in dimestichezza con il Baronio, il Bellarmino, il Boccalini. Nunzio in Fiandra dal 1607 al 1616 e in Francia dal 1618 al 1621, dimostrò grande abilità diplomatica durante le aspre contese tra cattolici e protestanti. Cardinale dal 1621 e protettore dalla Francia presso la Santa Sede, come capo dell'Inquis … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Galleria Gilibert [IT]
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