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        'Chorographia Terrae Sanctae In Angustiorem Formam Redacta, Et Ex Varris Auctoribvs A Multis Erroribus Expvrgata.':.

      . kolorierter Kupferstich von 2 Platten gedruckt v. Jacobus Tirinus aus Commentarius in Vetus et NovumTestamentum ... b. Martinus Nutius in Antwerpen, 1632, 31,5 x 80 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Laor, Maps of The Holy Land. Cartobibliography of Printed Maps, 1475-1900, S. 106, Nr. 771. - Zeigt Israel/Palästina mit den angrenzenden Gebieten u. die Mittelmeerküste von Sidon bis zur Nilmündung. - Die Karte umgeben von 16 Ansichten bzw. Vignetten, sowie unten mittig Insetplan (ca. 13 x 17 cm) von Jerusalem ('Hierosolymae Veteris Imago'). - Über der Karte Titelkopfleiste; oben rechts Kartusche mit Erklärungen der Kartensymbole; unten links Meilenzeigerkartusche; im Mittelmeer vor der ägyptisch-israelischen Küste Kompaßrose; im Mittelmeer 3 Segelschiffe. - Großformatige dekorative Karte.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Chorographiae Terrae Sanctae ...

      Antwerp, Nutius, 1632. Israel / Palästina. "Chorographiae Terrae Sanctae in Angustiorem Formam Redacta, et ex variis Auctoribus a Multis Erroribus Expurgata". Orig. copper-engarving. First edition of J. Tirius' map of Holy Land. Published in Antwerp by M. Nutius, 1632. Most likely engraved by Cornelius Galle. With title at the top, 3 ships, a cartography compass and wind-rose in the Mediterranean Sea, a cartouche with explanatory notes, inset plan of ancient Jerusalem after Villaplando in oval cartouche ("Hierosolymae Veteris Imago"). Surrounded with 18 illustrationes showing the temple and its instruments (e.g. seven-branched candlestick), "Cherubinus" and "Ornatus ... Sacerdotis". 32:82,5 cm.. The map includes the territories of the twelve tribes on both sides of the Jordan River and the route of the Exodus and Wandering. - Oriented to the East. - Printed from two plates, joined. Strong impression.

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Karel Krenek]
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        L'histoire de la decadence de l'empire grec.

      Paris, Mathieu Guillemot, 1632.. 4 Teile in 1 Bd. (16), 1015, (29) SS. 289 Spp., (3) SS. 4 SS., Spp. 5-128 (2 Bll. zwischengebunden), (2) SS. 65 Bll., 66-114, (4) SS. (einige Verpaginierungen). Mit gest. Titel, 2 Kupfertafeln und zahlr. Textkupfern. Lederband der Zeit. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. Folio (250 x 360 mm).. Eine von mehreren Ausgaben im selben Jahr. - Erstmals 1577 in französischer Übersetzung erschienen, wurde die Chronik der frühen Geschichte des Osmanischen Reiches von Chalkokondyles (um 1423-1490) im 17. Jahrhundert mehrfach aufgelegt, jeweils zusammen mit der von Thomas Artus verfaßten Erklärung zu den osmanischen Trachten und zu den 17 rätselhaften Darstellungen, die byzantinische Prophezeiungen über den Untergang des Osmanischen Reiches illustrieren. - Die gefaltete Tafel zeigt eine Ansicht Konstantinopels mit seinen prominenten Bauten aus der Vogelschau, die Chronik ist mit zahlreichen Herrscherporträts illustriert. Die Kostümkupfer waren für den erstmals 1567 aufgelegten Reisebericht von Nicolas de Nicolay (1517-1583) geschaffen worden (vgl. Lipperheide Lb 2), der den Osmanischen Hof als Diplomat im Dienste König Heinrichs II. kennengelernt hatte. - Zur Kollation der Kostümtafeln: Die Tafeln 60 und 61 zeigen die gleiche Darstellung, Nr. 64 doppelt vergeben. - Der gestochene Titel oben knapp beschnitten, die Tafel mit der Darstellung der türkischen Armee mit Randabriß, ein Kostümkupfer mit Fehlstelle (jeweils Bildverlust), einzelne Blätter mit Randabriß oder Einriß, etwas fleckig. Aus der Sammlung des Schweizer Industriellen Herry W. Schaefer. - Vgl. Hage Chahine 860-862. Navari (Greek) 138. Atabey 214. Hamilton 23. Nicht bei Blackmer.

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        'Groninga Dominium. Auctore Bartholdo Wicheringe. - Amstelodami, Excudebat Ioannes Ianßonius. - Sculpserunt Everardus Sim: Havers-veldt, et Sal: Rogeri'.:.

      . kolorierter Kupferstich v. Everard Symonsz Hamersveldt & Salomon Rogiers b. Johannes Janssonius (Jansson) in Amsterdam, 1632, 38 x 49 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. I, 3950:1. - 1. Ausgabe und 1. Zustand - ohne Rückentext! - Zeigt die Herrschaft Groningen mit dem Dollart und dem westlichen Teil von Ostfriesland bis zur Stadt Norden. - Groningen und Emden dargestellt mit Befestigungsplänen. - Oben rechts Titelkartusche mit Wappen; unten links Kartusche mit Meilenzeiger und Verlegeradresse; mittig rechts Kartusche mit Erklärungen; in der Nordsee 4 Segelschiffe und Kompaßrose.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Plusieurs descriptions des accoustremens, tant des magistrats et officiers de la porte de l'Empereur des Turcs, que des peuples assujectis a son Empire.

      [Paris, Guillemot, 1632].. 65 Bll., 66-114, (4) SS. Mit 79 (1 wdh.) Textkupfern. Restaurierter Schweinslederband der Zeit auf Holzdeckeln mit 8 Messing-Eckbeschlägen. Reste von Schließen. Folio (240 x 376 mm).. Die Erklärungen zu den osmanischen Kostümkupfern nach den Reisen von Nicolas Nicolay d'Arfeuille und den byzantinischen Weissagungen von Thomas Artus, Sieur d'Embry (um 1550-n. 1614), der bekannt ist für seine Satire auf den französischen Hof mit dem Titel "Les Hermaphrodites", wurden im 17. Jahrhundert mehrfach als Anhang zur Geschichte des osmanischen Reiches von Chalkokondyles aufgelegt, aber auch - wie unser Exemplar - separat vertrieben. Die Wiederholung von Tafel 60/61 sowie die doppelte Vergabe von Nr. 64 stimmen mit der Pariser Ausgabe bei Guillemot 1632 überein. - Teils gering braunfleckig. Stellenweise mit kl. Wurmspuren (teils auch im Bild bzw. Text), einzelne restaurierte Randläsuren. Aus der Sammlung des Schweizer Industriellen Herry W. Schaefer. - Colas 2207 (Anm.). OCLC 83490314. Vgl. Hage Chahine 860. Diese Ausgabe nicht bei Hiler oder Lipperheide.

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        THE ESSAYES or, Morall, Politike, and Militarie Discourses of LORD MICHAEL DE MONTAIGNE, Knight of the noble Order of Saint Michael, ... Whereunto is now newly added an an Index of the principall matters and personages mentioned in this Booke

      London, printed by M. Flesher for Rich. Royston, 1632.: . London, printed by M. Flesher for Rich. Royston, 1632.. THIRD ENGLISH EDITION 1632, in 3 books, Books II and III having separate title pages dated 1631. Folio in sixes, approximately 285 x 170 mm, 11¼ x 7 inches, added engraved architectural title page by Martin Droeshout, a few woodcut headpieces and initials, pages: (10 of 14), 1-631, (13), LACKING PRINTED TITLE PAGE (A1) and FINAL PAGE OF PRELIMS (A6 - headed: "To the beholder of this title"), pages 365 and 367 transposed, pages 413 and 415 likewise, collation: engraved title page + A6 (A1 and 6 missing), B-3G6, 3H8, 3I2, signature 2Z missigned 3Z. Handsomely rebound in full calf, maroon gilt lettered label between raised bands, heavily gilt decoarted spine, blind decoration to covers. Engraved title page laid down on paper, slightly dusty and worn at edges with some loss to image, 2 small ink stains in lower margin, prelims A2-4 mounted on a tab at inner margin, a few other leaves also, small repair to foot of inner margin of B2, occasional pale ink ticks to margins and light underlining, some in pencil, light soiling to some lower corners, occasional small pale stains to margins, a few on text, no loss of legibility, small neat ink note in 6 margins, small blank piece missing from 3 lower corners, small chip to 1 upper margin with loss of page number, occasional small ink stains to margins, large ink smudge on text on pages 196, 261, 299 and 300, no loss of legibility, occasional pale browning to lower margins, final page of Index dusty, chipped to top margin and laid down on paper. A good copy, lacking printed title page and 1 page of prelims as noted, the latter often missing. Les Essais were first published in 1580 and this translation by John Florio was first published in 1603, our edition having the addition of an index. The engraved title also appears for the first time in this edition, Droeshout being the engraver of the famous portrait of Shakespeare which headed the first folio. "Montaigne (1533-1592) devised the essay form in which to express his personal convictions and private meditations, a form in which he can hardly be said to have been anticipated. The most elaborate essay, the "Apologie de Raimond Sebonde," is second to no other modern writing in attacking fanaticism and pleading for tolerance. He finds a place in the present canon, however, chiefly for his consummate representation of the enlightened scepticism of the sixteenth century, to which Bacon, Descartes, and Newton were to provide the answers in the next". (Printing and the Mind of Man page 58). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies

      London: Printed by Tho. Cotes, for Robert Allot, and are to be sold at his shop,, 1632. Published according to the true Originall Copies. The second Impression. Folio (324 × 219 mm), 454 leaves, complete. Early 18th-century English panelled calf, red morocco spine label lettered in gilt and with gilt leaf sprays, circlets, etc., raised bands, pale red sprinkled edges. Housed in a dark red morocco backed folding case and chemise. Title incorporating large engraved portrait of Shakespeare by Martin Droeshout, woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials. Engraved bookplate of Sir Christopher Willoughby, Bart (1748–1808). Early pen-trials on blank recto of the To the Reader leaf including the date 1708; some early pen marks to the Effigies leaf recto, not affecting text, at foot of last leaf of text of The Tempest (B4r), including the name Thomas Thorp, and at the end of the Comedies, Z6r, with the names Joanna White and Richard Carrington; a scatter of tiny ink blots to B2 recto; a small marginal ink cross on D1r. Extremities of binding skilfully restored, front free endpaper extended in head margin. To the Reader leaf with very minor repair to short tear at lower outer corner; short closed tear at foot of title leaf not affecting text; K3 and K4 with short closed tears at foot; N2 torn across lower outer corner, affecting 19 lines in outer column, the whole corner neatly supplied from another genuine copy; short closed tear at head of d2 just touching headline; longer tear at foot of d6, affecting 26 lines but without loss, partly stitched and with old paper reinforcement on verso below the text; small marginal paper flaw in h3; small hole in ee4 affecting a couple of letters either side of the leaf; small tear across upper outer corner of ss3, outer corner of frame supplied in facsimile; very minor paper restoration at head of ccc3–4; minor restoration in gutter of final leaf; some minor spots or small stains, but generally clean and fresh, a very good copy, tall and well-margined, in a handsome early panelled calf binding. Second folio edition, Todd's first issue, the edition of which William Prynne complained that it was printed on best crown paper. It is estimated that the original edition was of 1,000 copies, shared between the five publishers listed in the colophon, all of whom were proprietors of rights to one or more of the plays. This copy is one of the copies printed for Robert Allot, who took the lion's share. The book is also notable for containing the first appearance in print of John Milton, his lines printed on the Effigies leaf. This copy is Todd's first issue, with the Effigies leaf in Smith's state C (initial "S" against a filigreed background). As Todd showed in 1953, copies of the first issue of the Second Folio were printed and sold in the manner stated on the title page in 1632; later issues, although still dated 1632, have the title and conjugate Effigies leaf on thicker paper and were sold by Allot's successors sometime between 1636 and 1641.

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        De Constantinopoleo topographia lib. IV.

      Ex officina Elzeviriana 1632 - - Ex officina Elzeviriana, Lugduni Batavorum (Leide) _1632, In 24 (5,5x11cm), 422pp. (6), relié. - Edition elzevirienne du texte de Pierre Gilles. Un titre frontispice représentant une colonne romaine avec en arrière plan la ville musulmane, et un plan de la ville. Plein Velin à rabats, reliure hollandaise. Dos lisse avec titre à la plume estompé. Pierre Gilles arrive à Constantinople en 1544 et rencontre la fastueuse cité de Soliman le magnifique. Assistant à la transformation de la ville, les habitants détruisaient toutes les antiquités et ce qui évoquait l'ancienne ville, Pierre Gilles se sentit le devoir de relever la topographie de la ville avant qu'elle ne change définitivement. Cependant, étranger à l'art bysantin, Gilles passe rapidement ce sujet et s'intéresse surtout à la structure de la ville. Livres à Figures 422pp. (6) . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 518 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ORDENANÇAS DE SEVILLA

      - ORDENANÇAS DE SEVILLA, QUE POR SU ORIGINAL, SON AHORA NUEVAMENTE IMPRESSAS, CON LICENCIA DEL SEÑOR ASSISTENTE, POR ANDRES GRANDE, Recopilación de las Ordenanças de la muy noble y muy leal Ciudad de Sevilla; de todas las leyes, y ordenamientos antiguos, y modernos; cartas y provisiones Reales, para la buena governación del bien público, y pacífico Regimiento de Sevilla y su tierra. Fecha por mandado de los muy altos, y muy poderosos, Catholicos Reyes y Señores, don Fernando, y doña Isabel, de gloriosa memoria, y por su Real provisión .- Sevilla, Andrés Grande, 1632; en folio holandesa del XIX cortes pintados, Portada con escudo grabado, 10 hojas de preliminares, 252 folios. En segunda hoja de preliminares viñeta a media página grabada en madera, capitulares. Papel con defectos y manchas, sobre todo mancha que parece de quemadura desde el folio 59 al 64, produciendo pequeño roto en el folio 63 afectando a unas cuantas letras de dos líneas. En el último folio que esta reforzado aparece el colofón de la edición de Sevilla, Ivan Varela de Salamanca, 1527 y el de la presente edición. Palau nº 203203. La primera edición de las Ordenanzas de Sevilla es de 1492 por Meinardo Unguet y Estanislao Polono; siendo la segúnda la de 1527 (primera ampliada), de la qu es copia la presente.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA ANTICUARIA SANZ]
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        GRAECORVM RESPVBLICAE ab Ubbone Emmio Descriptae.

      Ex Officina Elzeviriana (Bonaventure & Abraham Elzevir),, Lugd. Batavorum (Leiden): 1632 - Engraved t.p. signed "C. C. D.", to Vol I. Printer's device to t.p. of Vol II. Decorative initial capital letters. Tailpieces. This volume bound with Hagelgans' DESS THEWREN FURSTEN Vnd BESCHURMERS [1640], Tavistock Books' ID #35199. Price is for this one volume containing both works. Square & tight. Vellum soiled. Ex-lib, with bookplate & call number stamp to bottom margin of Vol I t.p. A VG+ copy. Period full vellum binding with yapp edges; 2 cloth tie stubs to each cover. Title hand-inked to spine. Light blue edgestain. 24mo, signed in 8s. 4-5/8" x 2-1/4". 1st edition thus (Willems 364). 2 volumes (426, [6]; 323, [7] pp). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        "The historie of Great Britaine vnder the conquests of the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans: their originals, manners, habits, warres, coines, and seales : with the successions, liues, acts, and issues of the English monarchs from Iulius Cæsar, vnto the raigne of King Iames, of famous memorie. The third edition reuised, enlarged, and newly corrected with sundry descents of the Saxons kings, their marriages and armes... "

      "John Dawson, for George Humble" London: "John Dawson, for George Humble". 1632. "Folio, pp. [22], 1237 [i.e. 1281 - page numbers 1043-1086 assigned to recto only], [85]; includes the preliminary blank leaf; engraved frontispiece portrait of Speed by S. Savery, numerous woodcut illustrations and genealogical tables throughout; numerous woodcut initials and ornaments; contemporary full calf, perfunctorily rebacked in brown calf, maroon morocco label on spine; several clean tears entering text (no loss), leaf 5a with small piece missing from fore-edge causing minor loss to a few words and numbers, light occasional dampstains; a good, sound, complete copy. & & A continuation of his Theatre of Great Britaine, whose contents are described in this volume as The Chorographicall Part, accounting for the first 4 books. This volume (The Historicall Part) therefore begins with ""the fifth booke,"" but is complete in itself. & & STC 23049; Graesse V, 462–63; Lowndes 2471–72. "

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        UNHAPPY PROSPERITIE EXPRESSED IN THE HISTORIES OF AELIUS SEIANUS AND PHILIPPA THE CATANIAN. Written in French by P. Matthieu and translated into English by Sr Th. Hawkins

      London, printed by John Haviland for Godfrey Emondson, 1632.. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION 1632, translated by Sir Thomas Hawkins. Small 4to, 190 x 140 mm, 7½ x 5½ inches, engraved pictorial title page, dated title page to second part but register and pagination continuous, pages: (4), 299, bound in contemporary full vellum, hand lettered to spine. Most copies like ours just have the engraved title without the letterpress title, a few have just a letterpress title. Some discolouration to vellum, some light rust staining to lower cover, head of spine just slightly worn, ties lacking, short closed tear to fore-edge of front endpaper and title page, neatly repaired with no loss, signature on front endpaper, occasional small pale stain, otherwise contents clean and bright. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy of a scarce book. The first part is a translation of "Aelius Sejanus, histoire romaine" by Pierre Matthieu. It is translated into English as a satire on the fall of George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham. The second part is a translation of "Histoire des prosperitez malheureuses d'une femme cathenoise, grande seneschalle de Naples" also by Matthieu, based on a story from "De casibus illustrium virorum" by Giovanni Boccaccio. Both works are supposed to have been written by Matthieu originally to represent the rise and fall of Concino Concini and his wife, Leonora Galigai. Concino Concini, (d. 1617), was a Florentine adventurer, favourite of Marie de' Medici, queen of France, who exerted great influence after the assassination of Marie's husband, Henry IV in 1610, and succeeded the duke of Sully as first minister. His greed and his spy system won him the hatred of all classes. His efforts to weaken the nobility provoked an unsuccessful revolt (1615) led by Henri II de Condé. In 1617, Louis XIII had Concini assassinated. His wife, Leonora Galigaï (1571?-1617), lady in waiting and favorite of the queen, was beheaded and burned for sorcery. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Tragedie of Macbeth; The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke

      [London: printed by Tho. Cotes, for Robert Allot,, 1632]. Folio (325 × 221 mm), 26 leaves, pp. [251]–302 (pp. 251-268 mis-paginated 152-168). Modern calf-backed marbled boards, titles gilt direct to spine, speckled edges. Some spots and stains, including some small reddish-brown stains to pp. 156-7, giving the not inappropriate impression that someone has bled over the scene attending the murder of Duncan, gentle crinkling to the leaves, but all the leaves notably uncreased and untorn; very good condition indeed. Two of Shakespeare's universally acknowledged masterpieces, extracted from a copy of the second Shakespeare folio, where they are fifth and sixth among the tragedies (the last page of Macbeth and the first page of Hamlet constituting the recto and verso of a single leaf, thus practically necessitating their extraction as a pair). While there were two texts of Hamlet printed in quarto before 1623, the folio text of Hamlet is different from either. Since it was the players who brought copies of Shakespeare's plays to the publishers of the First Folio, it has been argued that the text of any play in a folio edition would be closest to that presented on stage at the Globe. Many modern critics, such as G. R. Hubbard, following Stanley Wells and Gary Taylor, regard the folio text of Hamlet as Shakespeare's personal revision of the best quarto text. Macbeth, another of Shakespeare's most popular plays, was never published during his lifetime, so it is not surprising that the only text which we have of this play - first published in 1623 - is problematic, probably derived from a Jacobean playhouse script, with various materials added by Thomas Middleton. This is example is in better condition, and notably taller-trimmed, than usually met with - hence a lovely copy of the earliest feasibly obtainable printings of Hamlet and Macbeth.

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        Nova Virginæ Tabula. "

      Americas: Amsterdam, Johannis Cloppenburgji. 1632. Copper engraved map of Virginia and the Chesapeake Bay area derived from John Smith's map of 1612, from "Gerardi Mercatoris, Atlas sive Cosmographicae Meditationes de Fabrica mundi et fabricati figura, "Latin text to verso. Dark impression; toned; minor spotting and dampstaining to blank margins darker damp stain to upper margin. Worm hole to just outside engraved right scale. The "Atlas Minor" of Gerhard Mercator appears in various formats, the first published by Jodicus Hondius in 1607 with plates he most likely engraved himself. Thereafter there appeared a number of editions. In 1628 Johannes Janssonius published a new series of editions, the plates engraved by Petrus Kaerius and Abraham Goos. Both of these were small format atlases in the tradition of that published by Langenes. In 1630 Johannes Cloppenburg published a French edition in a somewhat larger size, followed by this Latin edition in 1632. The plates were in the main engraved by Petrus Kaerius. Cloppenburg published the Altas at his own expense "sumptibus"as the imprint states. There was one more edition in 1636 with French text. Due to thier larger size the maps from the Cloppenberg editions have more information, than those of Hondius and Janssonius, and are considered by some sholars as a true reduction of the maps of Mercator, as they appear in the folio Atlas. Keoman:Me200. Burden:226. Americas Virginia

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        The East Ligurian Riviera "Riviera di Genova di Levante

      Europe: Bologna. Sebastiano Bonomi for the author. 1632. Copper engraved map of the coast of Liguria, from Genova to Spezia ,from Magini's "Italia, data in luce da Fabio suo figliuolo. "Original old outline colour; verso blank with old ink map number to upper corner. The somewhat naîve colour indicates the borders of the areas: Genova to the Apenines [ faded yellow]; green to show the "Stato del Prencipe Landi"; red for "Carrara" ;but not clear why some of the rivers are orange . Good impression; original old colour. Born in Padua 1555, Magini studied astronomy from an early age. He was appointed Lecturer in Astronomy at the University by the Senate of Bolgna in 1588; [ he received the chair in preference to Gallileo]. As a cartographer, Magini's life's work was the preparation of "Italia "or the "Atlante geografico d'Italia ".This was intended to include maps of every Italian region with exact nomenclature and historical note and it was eventually printed posthumously by his son Fabio in 1620. He was the first Italian to produce an Atlas of his native country. A major project, the production (begun in 1594) proved expensive and Magini assumed various additional posts in order to fund it, including becoming tutor in mathematics to the sons of Vincenzo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, a major patron of the arts and sciences. Magini dedicated the atlas to The Duke of Mantua, who had assisted him with this project helping him obtain cartographical material from the various sovereigns ruling the different Italian states at that time. The governments of Messina and Genoa also assisted Magini financially in this project. Magini did not do any of the mapping himself. The maps derive from different sources, both known and unknown, and therefore represent the result of an original work of critical analysis and compilation. Two of the most famous engravers of the time, Arnoldo Arnoldi and the Englishman Benjamin Wright, were entrusted by Magini to engrave the plates. SECOND EDITION with the engraved hand-coloured portrait of the author dated 1632. Magini's" Italia "was first issued in 1620 but the second and third edition retained the 1620 date on the title. Magini engraved most of the maps by 1613 and the atlas was substantially completed in his life time, but published posthumously by his son Fabio. It exercised an immense influence that led to the maps being copied within and outside Italy. Magini also edited a new edition of Ptolemy's Geographia with maps engraved by Girolamo Porro. Graesse IV, 336; Nordenskiold 2 137; Shirley BL, T.MAG-1a. Europe Italy & Malta Genova Liguria.

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        Remarques du droict franc?ois, confirmees par loix, ordonnances royaux, arrests des cours souueraines, & authoritez des plus celebres decisionaires de nostre temps. Recueillies des escrits & memoires de plusieurs homes doctes par vn sc?auant & fameux aduocat au Parlement de Tolose, n'agueres decede?. Oeuure mesle? de diuerses matie?res ciuiles, canoniques, beneficiales, feudales, & crimineles, qui se traictent ordinairement au palais. Auec vne table des titres. Dernière édition.

      - Ouvrage articulé comme dictionnaire contient des thématiques très curieuses tels que la législation sur les JEUX, LES SALAIRES, PONTS ET PASSAGES, SÉPULTURES etc AUTEUR:Raymond de L'Eglise TITRE:Remarques du droict franc?ois, confirmees par loix, ordonnances royaux, arrests des cours souueraines, & authoritez des plus celebres decisionaires de nostre temps. Recueillies des escrits & memoires de plusieurs homes doctes par vn sc?auant & fameux aduocat au Parlement de Tolose, n'agueres decede? Oeuure mesle? de diuerses matie?res ciuiles, canoniques, beneficiales, feudales, & crimineles, qui se traictent ordinairement au palais. Auec vne table des titres. Dernière édition. LIEU: EDITEUR, DATE: Lyon : S. Rigaud, 1632 COLLATION: 22-924-4ff (table) - complet FORMAT: In -12 17 x 12 cm RELIURE: Reliure de l' époque en plein vélin , dos lisse orné du titre en noir. ILLUSTRATIONS: Une vignette sur bois sur la page du titre. Ornements décoratifs; ETAT: Reliure solide et de bon aspect, cuir un peu frotté & passé. Intérieur frais, quelques rares rousseurs éparses, peu gênantes pour la lecture. 2 Ex libris de la bibliothèque Louis REQUIN & un gravé non identifié. POIDS:900 g NOUVEAU ! Indiquez-nous vos desiderata pour être averti par email de la mise en vente de nouveaux ouvrages qui vous interessent ! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Piedmont. "Piemonte et Monferrato

      Europe: Bologna. Sebastiano Bonomi for the author. 1632. Copper engraved map of Piedmont & Monferrato from Magini's "Italia, data in luce da Fabio suo figliuolo. " Original old outline colour; verso blank with old ink map number to upper corner. Decorative title cartouche with dedication to" Caterina Medici Gonzaga Duchessa di Mantua et di Monferrato etc.". Above the scale in lower right corner is a box indicating that the rest of the area (Piedmont) can be found on the map entitled "Liguria da Ponente". Good impression; some spotting to margins; old repair of paper loss to edge of right margin. Born in Padua 1555, Magini studied astronomy from an early age. He was appointed Lecturer in Astronomy at the University by the Senate of Bolgna in 1588; [ he received the chair in preference to Gallileo]. As a cartographer, Magini's life's work was the preparation of "Italia "or the "Atlante geografico d'Italia ".This was intended to include maps of every Italian region with exact nomenclature and historical note and it was eventually printed posthumously by his son Fabio in 1620. He was the first Italian to produce an Atlas of his native country. A major project, the production (begun in 1594) proved expensive and Magini assumed various additional posts in order to fund it, including becoming tutor in mathematics to the sons of Vincenzo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, a major patron of the arts and sciences. Magini dedicated the atlas to The Duke of Mantua, who had assisted him with this project helping him obtain cartographical material from the various sovereigns ruling the different Italian states at that time. The governments of Messina and Genoa also assisted Magini financially in this project. Magini did not do any of the mapping himself. The maps derive from different sources, both known and unknown, and therefore represent the result of an original work of critical analysis and compilation. Two of the most famous engravers of the time, Arnoldo Arnoldi and the Englishman Benjamin Wright, were entrusted by Magini to engrave the plates. SECOND EDITION with the engraved hand-coloured portrait of the author dated 1632. Magini's" Italia "was first issued in 1620 but the second and third edition retained the 1620 date on the title. Magini engraved most of the maps by 1613 and the atlas was substantially completed in his life time, but published posthumously by his son Fabio. It exercised an immense influence that led to the maps being copied within and outside Italy. Magini also edited a new edition of Ptolemy's Geographia with maps engraved by Girolamo Porro. Graesse IV, 336; Nordenskiold 2 137; Shirley BL, T.MAG-1a. Europe Italy & Malta Piedmont Piemonte Monferrato

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        P. Gyllii de Bosporo Thracio lib. III

      Lugduni Batavorum , Apud Elzevirios, 1632. 24mo, 114 x 60 mms., pp. 379 [380 note on author, 381 - 384 Index], including engraved frontispiece, with "ob-" as catchword on A5r, "LX.V" in last line Aa6v, contemporary vellum, "Ex Libris Nolles" on lower margin of title-page; front cover slightly stained. Little seems to be known about the French scientiest, topographer, and translator, Pierre Gilles (1490 - 1555). His De Topographia Constantinopoleos et de illius antiquitatibus libri IV, was translated into English in 1729 by John Ball, as The Antiquities of Constantinople; most of his books were published posthumously and edited by his nephew, Antoine Gilles, who edited the present volume. At an early age he was interested in ichthyology, published De Vi et Natura Animalium in 1533. The present book is one of the earliest commentaries on the Thracian Bosphorus and its topography and people.

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        Urbino. "Ducato di Urbino

      Europe: Bologna. Sebastiano Bonomi for the author. 1632. Copper engraved map of the territory of Urbino from Magini's "Italia, data in luce da Fabio suo figliuolo. "Original old outline colour; verso blank with old ink map number to upper corner. The somewhat naîve colour indicates the borders of the areas: red for Urbino; green for the Contado of la Citta di Castello in Perugia; large decorative compass rose. Good impression; original old colour; fingermarks to right blank margin; lower centrefold split to blank margin. Born in Padua 1555, Magini studied astronomy from an early age. He was appointed Lecturer in Astronomy at the University by the Senate of Bolgna in 1588; [ he received the chair in preference to Gallileo]. As a cartographer, Magini's life's work was the preparation of "Italia "or the "Atlante geografico d'Italia ".This was intended to include maps of every Italian region with exact nomenclature and historical note and it was eventually printed posthumously by his son Fabio in 1620. He was the first Italian to produce an Atlas of his native country. A major project, the production (begun in 1594) proved expensive and Magini assumed various additional posts in order to fund it, including becoming tutor in mathematics to the sons of Vincenzo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, a major patron of the arts and sciences. Magini dedicated the atlas to The Duke of Mantua, who had assisted him with this project helping him obtain cartographical material from the various sovereigns ruling the different Italian states at that time. The governments of Messina and Genoa also assisted Magini financially in this project. Magini did not do any of the mapping himself. The maps derive from different sources, both known and unknown, and therefore represent the result of an original work of critical analysis and compilation. Two of the most famous engravers of the time, Arnoldo Arnoldi and the Englishman Benjamin Wright, were entrusted by Magini to engrave the plates. SECOND EDITION with the engraved hand-coloured portrait of the author dated 1632. Magini's" Italia "was first issued in 1620 but the second and third edition retained the 1620 date on the title. Magini engraved most of the maps by 1613 and the atlas was substantially completed in his life time, but published posthumously by his son Fabio. It exercised an immense influence that led to the maps being copied within and outside Italy. Magini also edited a new edition of Ptolemy's Geographia with maps engraved by Girolamo Porro. Graesse IV, 336; Nordenskiold 2 137; Shirley BL, T.MAG-1a. Europe Italy & Malta Urbino

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        Historia Verdadera de la Conquista de la Nueva-España

      (Madrid, en la Imprenta del Reyno, 1632). Folio; 254 ff., 5 hs. Ejemplar falto de portada, de las 6 hojas de preliminares, de los folios 26, 31, 79 y 110, además de una hoja de Tabla. Restauraciones marginales en algunos folios y traza de polilla en una hoja de Tabla, afectando al texto. Encuadernación en pergamino de la época.

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        PSYCHOLOGIA VERA IBT XL Qu¾stionibus explicata. Et Rerum Publicarum vero regimini: ac earum Maiestatico Iuri applicata, a Iohanne Angelio Werdenhagen ICC

      Amsterdam:: Apud Iohann Ianssonium,. 1632.. 16mo: a - f^8 A - 2Q^8. 2Q8 a blank. 4-1/2" x 2-1/4". 1st Edition in Latin. [96], 621, [3 (blank)] pp. First word of title transliterated from Greek.. Bound in plain binder's board.. Bookplates to front eps ("Comte Etienne Karolyi"). A VG copy.. Bohme a German philosophical mystic who had a profound influence on such later intellectual movements as idealism and Romanticism. Born of poor parents in Goerlitz Germany, as a boy he tended cattle, later becoming a shoemaker, marrying & fathering 4 children. & & Boehme, at the robust age of 37 in 1612, wrote his first treatise Aurora, oder Die Morgenroete in Aufgang. In 1613, an unauthorized copy of the manuscript was copied and circulated by Karl von Ender. Its reception "raised him out of his homely sphere, and made him the centre of a local circle of liberal thinkers, considerably above him in station and culture." However, the local pastor primarius of Gorlitz, Gregorius Richter, leveled a charge of heresy. The local muncipal council administered an admonishment to no further "meddle in such matters." This charge Boehme [publicly] followed for 5 years. In 1618 Boehme again started writing expository & polemical treatises. The majority of his works were written, though not formally published, from 1619 - 1624. A second major work, Der Weg zu Christo, was published in 1624, and signaled a renewal of clerical hostility. Boehem, however, was destined to suffer but a short period of this second persecution; he died of an illness on 17 November 1624. & & Boehme has been said to have a "fertility of ideas" and a "trasncendent greatness of religious insight." Boehme was studied by Sir Isaac Newton and influenced the work Henry More, as well as [and especially] William Law [1686 - 1761]. "Poets such as Milton, Tieck, Novalis and William Blake found inspiration in Boehme's writings. ... Hegel went as far as to say that Boehme was 'the first German philosopher.'" [Wiki]. . Engraved title leaf. Folding plate.

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        Nun folgen nach dem Leipzigischen Confect Etliche Schaw Essen, so der Edle Löw von Mitternacht, die Königliche Mayestätt in Schweden, etc. Item Chur-Fürstliche Durchleucht: in Sachsen, unnd dann Ihr Fürstlich Gnaden in Hessen, den Herrn Gästen praesentierten, wie folgt

      Ohne Ort und Drucker, 1632. 35 x 29 cm. Einblattdruck. Mit Kupferstich (15 x 24,5 cm) - Drugulin, Flugbl. II, 1940 - VD17 32:638886F - Bild: Tilly und drei seiner Offiziere am Tisch beim Konfekt. Von rechts nähert sich der Schwedische Löwe mit einer Darstellung der "Leipziger Shlacht", im Gefolge Gustav Adolf mit "Meintz. Wirtzburg", Johann Georg von Sachsen mit "Praga" und Wilhelm von Hessen mit "Fulda" auf dem Tablett. - Text: "Dieweil jetzund nun etlich Jahr, Vom Gegentheil außgeben war, Uns zum Heytzleydt, Trotz und Despect, Daß man Chur-Sachsen zum Confect Werde behalten biß auffs letzt ... Getruckt, Im Jahr Christi, 1632. -

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        Voyages of Samuel de Champlain (Voyages du sieur de Champlain)

      TWO VOLUMES ONLY OF THREE AND IN VERY GOOD CONDITION2 volumes, 8 1/2 x 7 inches, Vol.I: viii, 340 pp., illus., 1 folded map but lacking  the large folding map of carte de la Nouvelle France 1632. Vol.II: xiv, 273 pp., illus., maps. Rebound in 3/4 leather with original marbled boards and matching marbled end papers. On spine, new black leather label with gold type, 5 bands and decorative gold-stamped tooling. Inside pages all untrimmed.Translated from the French by Charles Pomeroy Otis, Ph.D. With historical illustrations, and a memoir by the Rev, Edmund F. Slafter, A. M. Volume I covers 1567-1635, and II covers 1604-1610. Volume II was printed first, in 1878. Limited to 250 sets. Vol. 3 (missing here) was published in 1882. Very Good + condition. A beautiful book set.v. 1. 1567-1635.--Preface.--Memoir of Samuel de Champlain.--Annotationes postescripte.--Preface to the translation, by C. P. Otis.--The savages or Voyage of Samuel de Champlain, of Brouage, made in New France in the year 1603. Describing, the customs, mode of life, marriages, wars, and dwellings of the savages of Canada. Discoveries for more than four hundred and fifty leagues in the country. The tribes, animals, rivers, lakes, islands, lands, trees and fruits found there. Discoveries on the coast of La Cadie, and numerous mines existing there according to the report of the savages. Paris, C. de Monstr'il [1604] 1880. Lacking  the large folding map of carte de la Nouvelle France 1632. v. 2. 1604-1610.--Preface.--The voyages of sieur de Champlain, of Saintonge, captain in ordinary to the king in the marine; or, A most faithful journal of observations made in the exploration of New France, describing not only the countries, coasts, rivers, ports, and harbors, with their latitudes and the various deflections of the magnetic needle, but likewise the religious belief of the inhabitants, their superstitions, mode of life and warfare ... Paris, J. Berjon, 1613. 1878.

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        GUIA DE CONTADORES

      - E INVENção noua de contas, polla qual hum com sò conhecer os numeros, poderà fazer qualquer genero de contas facilmente, sem ajuda de tinta, & pena. COMPOSTO POR Monte Real Piamonte. AGORA NOVAmente emmendado, & traduzido de Castelhano em Portugues, & muytas cousas necessarias acrescentadas & hua Tabuada no cabo. Com licenças necessarias, Em Lisboa, Por Mattheus Pinheiro. Anno 1632 Com Privilegio Real. In 12º de 14x7 cm. com 90 fólios inumerados. Encadernação da época em pergaminho flexível. Exemplar com título de posse da época manuscrito na folha de guarda anterior: 'He de Bernardo Lopez'. Edição muito rara e de que não existe exemplar na BNP. Inocêncio III, 168 e IX, 365 desconheceu esta edição; mencionando edições e transcrições posteriores em 1683, 1749 e 1816. Não consta em Palau. Obra contém nas últimas 5 páginas a explicação da equivalência das medidas de peso e de capacidade (almudes, alqueires, arrobas, etc) e das moedas (portuguesas, coloniais e espanholas); das mercadorias correntes; das especiarias; dos metais e pedras preciosas; e outros artigos importados das colónias portuguesas e exportados para Espanha. Location/localizacao: 3-A3-C-23

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        De Symmetria partium in rectis formis humanorum corporum / De varietate figurarum et flexuris partium ac gestibus imaginum

      Nürnberg: Hieronymus Formschneyder, 1632 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. De Symmetria partium in rectis formis humanorum corporum, Libri in Latinum conversi (per J. Camerarium). Nürnberg: in aedib. viduae Durerianae, 1532. Folio (313x206 mm). 80 unnumbered leaves (last blank), Dürer's woodcut monogram on title - [Bound with]: De varietate figurarum et flexuris partium ac gestib(us) imaginum, libri duo, qui priorib(us) de symmetria quondam editis, nunc primum in Latinum conversi (per eodem) accesserunt. Nürnberg: Hieronymus Formschneyder (i.e. Andreä) for Dürer's Widow, 1534. 55 (of 60, including 1 blank) unnumbered leaves. Both works with 145 full-length outline woodcut illustrations (4 folding) of human figures and human figures in motion, many diagrams of heads and other illustrations. Some spotting and mainly marginal browning, some dust-staining in places, few restorations, leaves E3-4 and M3-4 of first work supplied and somewhat smaller in size, leaves A3-4 and K2 trimmed in upper and lower margins (w/o loss). The second work is lacking leaves d3-4, e6 and f6 (both form the second part of a folding leaf and here supplied in facsimile) and the last blank. Recent vellum (stained, new endpapers) with Dürers monogram in manuscript to spine. ---- Adams D-1044 and D-1049; Fairfax Murray German Books 152 and 153; Bohatta 20 & 21 . - Two works in one volume in first Latin edition. "De Symmetria" comprises books I/II, "De varietate" books III/IV of the "Vier Bücher der menschlichen Proportion", the woodcuts are derived from the German edition of 1528. "These two works should, of course accompany one another, but they are often found apart and separately bound" (Murray). Unlike his Italian contemporary, Leonardo da Vinci, who published nothing, Dürer lived and worked in the world of printing and engraving. Dürer's treatise on human proportion was the earliest of the three theoretical works written in his later years. Dürer began formulating mathematical rules for the proportions of the human form soon after his first trip to Venice in 1494-5. For his mathematical formulations he drew upon the works of antiquity as well as the Italian rediscoveries; as for his other theoretical works, his goal was to establish a scientific basis for aesthetics and to provide practical guidelines for draftsmanship. "The book is the synthesis of Dürer's solutions to his self-imposed formal problems; in it he sets forth his formal aesthetic... Dürer's aesthetic rules are based firmly in the laws of optics--indeed, he even designed special mechanical instruments to aid in the measurement of human form. He used the height of the human body as the basic unit of measurement..." (DSB). Book IV is of the greatest interest as it presents for the first time many "new, difficult, and intricate considerations of descriptive spatial geometry... Dürer's chief accomplishment as outlined in the Four Books is that in rendering figures...he first solved the problem of establishing a canon, then considered the transformation of forms within that canon... In so doing he considered the spatial relations of form and the motions of form within space" (DSB)..

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        The Historie of Great Britaine under the Conquests of the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans. Their Originals, Manners, Habits, Warres, Coines, and Seales: with the Successions, Lives, Acts, and Issues of the English Monarchs from Julius Caesar, unto the Raigne of King James, of famous Memorie

      Popes-head Pallace, at the signe of the White Horse: George Humble, 1632 A good copy of the 3rd edition, 'revised, enlarged, and newly corrected, with sundry descents of the Saxons Kings, Their Marriages and Armes.' In full leather binding which has been rebacked fairly recently retaining the original boards and adding a new spine and endpapers. The spine has a black gilt tooled title label, raised bands outlined in gilt and blind tooling. The boards appear contemporary, and, although rubbed and scuffed have elaborate blind tooling and the remains of a gilt border. Lacking the frontispiece portrait but otherwise complete. This work continued Speed's 'Theatre of Great Britaine' - and the contents listing refers to the first 4 books which were part of the Theatre, although this work (books 5 - 10) is complete in itself. With numerous woodcut illustrations and tables and head and tailpiece decorations. There is some light staining - mainly affecting the lower margins at the front of the book, and the bottom outer corner towards the end of the book. There is a small repaired tear on p 845 which has left a tiny hole, and an internal tear to one of the contents pages. There is occasional marking and browning but overall this copy is in good to very good condition with good paper quality.

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        It hundrede udvalde danske viser/

      Om allehaande merckelige Krigs Bedrifft/ oc anden seldsom Eventyr som sig her udi Riget ved Gamle Kemper/ Nafnkundige Konger/ oc ellers fornemme Personer begiffuet haffuer/ aff arilds tid indtil denne Nærværendis Dag. Prentet i Kiøbenhaffn/ Hos salige Henrich Waldkirchs-Arffvinger/ 1632. 272 blade. Indbundet i nyt helskind i gammel stil med papirlabel og bindforhøjninger på ryggen; medindbundet samtidige notater på inderside af forperm. Blade A1-A8, P4-P5, T3 samt T6 indsat i faksimile; enkelte blade nydeligt repareret ligesom nogle blade med manglende hjørner og yderkant er erstattet med nyt papir; enkelte blade svagt skjoldet i margin.. Visebogen blev første gang udgivet 1591 af Ander Søffrensøn Wedel. Dette er tredie udgave, der som de 2 tidligere udgaver, er yderst sjældent forkommende på markedet.Bibl. Danica IV, 192

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        COMEDIES, HISTORIES, AND TRAGEDIES. Published according to the true Originall Copies. The second Impression

      London: Printed by Tho. Cotes, for Robert Allot, and are to be sold at his shop at the signe of the Blacke Beare in Pauls Church-yard, 1632. Second Folio edition of what is generally considered to be the most important work of literature in the English language. Engraved portrait by Martin Droeshout on title page, woodcut ornaments and initials. Folio (335x220 mm), very fine full crimson morocco by Lloyd, the covers beautifully decorated with three gilt fillet lines at the border surrounded by a key rolled border gilt, and with central gilt heraldic device, the spine in compartments fully tooled and elaborately and very handsomely decorated in gilt with superb tooling at the borders of the compartments and with central gilt devices exquisitely decorated in gilt, separated by raised bands gilt stopped and tooled, two compartments lettered in gilt. The turnovers and edges are fully gilt with fillet lines at the edges and elaborate gilt rolled decorative borders at the turnovers. Edges of the leaves with wide borders and virtually untrimmed, gilt An especially handsome, large and very attractive copy in a wonderful state of preservation. Fresh, clean and crisp throughout. The "To the Reader" leaf and title-page are expertly accomplished antique facsimiles on old paper and the final Cymbeline leaf as these, all done many years ago in completely unobtrusive and very skilled workmanship. A RARE AND ESPECIALLY BEAUTIFUL COPY OF THE SECOND FOLIO. And a most desirable copy. A Shakespeare folio is one of the most significant books for a collector of literature, and the Second Folio is the earliest copy still generally available to him or her, as most of the First Folios, of course, reside in institutional hands. The second folio is also significant for Milton collectors as it includes, on the Effigies leaf, his first published poem, entitled "An Epitaph on the admirable Dramaticke Poet, W. Shakespeare." The original folio printing of Shakespeare's works in all likelihood owes its existence to two of the Bard's principle actors, Henry Condell and John Heminges. Prior to the first folio there had been only a few "curious and rather shabby" collections of Shakespearian and non-Shakespearian works published under the bard's name. After Shakespeare's death Condell and Heminges dedicated themselves to producing a folio volume of all of his plays that would be accurate and authoritative "..only to keep the memory of so worthy a friend and fellow alive as was our Shakespeare." Their dedication, combined with help from others, eventually led to the publication of the First Folio in 1623. Without the hard work of these friends there is no knowing how many of the plays might have been lost in the years that followed. These two actor's work not only preserved the memory of their great friend but is perhaps the single most important publishing endeavor of English literature. How much the modern English-speaking world owes to these two men will never be calculable. The Second Folio contains JOHN MILTON S FIRST APPEARANCE IN PRINT: an epitaph on Shakespeare in 16 verses, incipit: What neede my Shakespeare for his honour'd bones; it appears on the same page A5r as "Upon the Effigies" in eight verses, incipit: Spectator, this Lifes Shaddow is; To see. The inner form containing these two poems is recorded in several states (in the Bruce copy: "Comicke" in line 3, "Laugh" in line 4, "passions" with ligatured double-s in line 6 of the "Effigies" poem); the outer form contains the title (A2r), whose setting varies according to the publisher in the imprint. Like its predecessor, from which the edition was set page-for-page, the Second Folio has now become extremely elusive in the open market. Copies as beautiful as this are highly desirable. COLLATION:A6*4 (A1r blank, A1v Ben Jonson's verses To the Reader, A2r letterpress title and Martin Droeshout's engraved portrait of the playwright, verso blank, A3 editors' dedication to the Earls of Pembroke and Montgomery, A4r editors' note To the great variety of Readers, verso blank, A5 r verses Upon the Effigies of my worthy Friend, the Author Master William Shakespeare and An Epitaph on the admirable Dramaticke Poet, W. Shakespeare [the latter by John Milton (1608-743], verso blank, A6r verses To the memorie of the deceased Authorby L.DignesanUl.M.,versoblank,*1rTheNamesofthePriPcipall Actors in all these Playes, verso blank, *2 Ben Jonsons verses To the memory of my beloved, The Author, *3 verses On Worthy Master Shakespeare and his Poems by l.M.S., *4r Hugh Holland's verses Upon the Lines and Life of the Famous Scenicke Poet, *4v A Catalogue of all the Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies contained in this Booke); 2A-Z6, Aa - Bb6 Cc2 (Comedies: 2A1r The Tempest, B4v The Two Gentlemen of Verona, D2r The Merry Wives of Windsor, F1r Measure for Measure, H1r The Comedie of Errors, I3r Much a doe about Nothing, Llv Loves Labour's lost, Nlr A MidSommer Nights Dredme, 04rThe Merchant Of Venice, Q3r As you like it, S2v The Taming of the Shrew, V1v All s Well, that Ends Well, Y2r Twelfe Night, Or who you will, Z6v blank, Aa1r The Winters Tale, Cc2v blank); a_y6 (Histories: a1r The life and death of King John, b6r The Life and Death of King Richard the Second, d5v The First Part of Henry the Fourth, with the Life and Death of Henry Sirnamed Hot-spurre, f6v The Second Part of Henry the Fourth, Containing his Death and the Coronation of King Henry the Fift, i2r Epiiogue, i2v The Actors Names, i3r The Life of King Henry the Fift, l4v The first Part of King Henry the Sixt, n4v The second Part of King Henry the Sixt, with the death of the Good Duke Humfrey, p6r The third Part of King Henry the Sixt, with the death of the Duke of Yorke, s1r The Tragedy of Richard the Third: with the Landing of Eorie Richmond, and the Battell of BosworÉh Field, u5r The Famous History of the Life of King Henry the Eight); aa-zz aaa-ccc6 ddd~ (Tragedies: aalr The Prologue, aa1v The Tragedie of Troyiusand Cressida, cc3v The Tragedy of Coriolaous, ee6v The Lamentabie Tragedy of Titus Andronicus, gg5v The Tragodie of Romeo and Juliet, ii6r The Lifeof Tymon of Athens, ll4v The Actors Names, ll5r The Tragedieof Jlullus Caesar, nn4r The Tragedie of Macbeth, pp2v The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke, rr6r The Tragedie of King Lear, vv1v The Tragedy of Othelio, the Moore of Venice, yy4v The Tragedy of Anthony, and Cleopatra, bbbir The Tragody o Cymbeiine, ddd4r colophan, verso blank).

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        A Display of Heraldrie - 2nd ed 1632

      Printed by Richard Badger for Ralph Mab. 1632. later edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. Second Edition 1632. Full calf sympathetically and professionally re-backed in matching chestnut calf, raised bands. Cont. owner's name on pastedown, later name on title, small old repair to foot of title, not impacting letterpress, some slight offsetting as usual, else a really good clean and bright copy of the scarce second edition. Folio. blank; title; [10] prelims; pp428; [4 errata] blank

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        Nova Virginiae Tabula

      Amsterdam, 1632. Map. Copper engraving, 19 x 25.5 cms, black & white, Latin text on verso. In the 1630s Jan Cloppenburgh published a series of editions of Mercator’s Atlas Minor which have become scarce. The maps were engraved by Pieter van den Keere and are distinctively larger than the preceeding examples.

      [Bookseller: Tim Bryars Ltd]
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        Aristotelis Problemata

      Lugdu (Lyon): Sumptibus Claudii Landry, 1632. Elephant Folio (9.75in.x14.5in., 245mmx370mm). Three vols. in one. pp, 383, 301, 452, (34, index). Latin text. Questions printed in original Greek form followed by Latin translation.Ludovici Septalii, patricii Mediolanenis, Protophsysis Regii in Mediolanensi Dominio, Et Politicae Scientiae in patria Profefforis, in Aristotelis Problemata. Commentaria Ab Eo Latine FactaHuge tome, rebound in brown speckled smooth calf with raised bands. Maroon leather label with gilt titles and decor to seven spine compartments. New endpieces. Black and red title page with engraving. Custom, ornate head and tail-pieces, initials and capitals. Large, full page engraving of Septalii. All edges red.Condition: Binding is fine, close to as new, straight, tight, and clean. Tattered title page, not effecting text, has been pasted on to a new front free end paper. Margin dampstain, not effecting text, through first three fourths of text. Margin worming from page 41 through page 46. Several dog ears. Occasional light spotting, mostly to a few margins, else interior pages are clean and crisp. Overall condition to be very good.

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        Christian Policie: or, The Christian Common-Wealth

      London: printed by Thomas Harper, for Richard Collins, and are to be sold at his shop,, 1632. Published for the good of kings, and princes, and such as are in authoritie under them, and trusted with state affaires: as also for all true hearted subjects. Written in Spanish, and translated into English. Quarto (212 × 168 mm). Contemporary limp vellum, yapp edges, tawed skin ties (all but one broken), both covers with gilt initials "Sr T B" as supralibros. Complete with first and last blank leaves; in this issue, the title is a cancel. A little dampstaining to final quire and rear cover, else a very good, fresh copy with ample margins. First edition in English; rare. The translation is actually by the Hispanophile James Mabbe, though Edward Blount, as was his habit, signs the dedication as if he were its translator. (A variant issue of the same year has Blount's name instead of Richard Collins's in the imprint: the two booksellers were close neighbours in St Paul's Churchyard.) Edward Blount [Blunt] (bap. 1562, d. in or before 1632) is best known to posterity as the chief publisher of the first Shakespeare folio (with commendatory verses by his friends Mabbe and Leonard Digges). In other respects too, he was the most important English publisher of the early seventeenth century. He was a remarkably secular bookseller – he rarely published sermons, for example, popular and profitable though they were – and his list shows a decidedly international bent, with European histories and European travel books; dictionaries of Italian, Spanish, and Latin; and works translated out of French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Greek, Latin, and neo-Latin. He also developed relationships with English ambassadors abroad, like Sir Dudley Carleton, ambassador to Venice and The Hague, and involved himself in the Italian art trade, as well as dealing in currencies, cloth, seeds, and foodstuffs. He was a regular correspondent of William Trumbull, English agent in Brussels, and a close friend of his fellow stationer John Bill, Sir Thomas Bodley's agent in acquiring books printed abroad. A relatively late entry in the genre, Juan de Santa María's manual of advice to princes, República y policía christiana (first published in Madrid, 1615), was of particular interest in England at this time, as Charles I had set about reforming court manners on the Spanish model. Though no relation to the publisher, the supralibros is likely that of Sir Thomas Pope Blount (1556–1639) of Tittenhanger, Hertfordshire, whose well-travelled son, Sir Henry, was the author of A Voyage into the Levant (1636). Sir Henry was a supporter of Charles I; he attended the king at York and took part in the battle of Edgehill, supposedly being entrusted after it with the care of the young princes, the future James II and Charles II.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Life of Tymon of Athens" [with] The Tragedie of Julius Cæsar

      [London]: [by Thomas Cotes for Robert Allot], [1632]. From the famed Second Folio of Shakespeare. Folio, quarter brown calf and marbled boards, gilt lettered and ruled on the spine. 107-150. A large and handsome copy, the binding in excellent order, the textblock quite nice and with only occasional and typical light spotting or aging. RARE EXAMPLE FROM THE SECOND FOLIO OF SHAKESPEARE. Two plays of Shakespeare’s great series of Roman plays, of which JULIUS CAESAR is without question the most famous. Complete and extracted from the Second Folio edition of his COMEDIES, HISTORIES, AND TRAGEDIES, a cornerstone--and some would say foundation--of English literature. While the complete Second Folio is one of the book collector's great prizes, a status well reflected in its price these days, this is an opportunity to acquire two of the most famous plays from the volume bound separately. Both of these works, along with the other Classical dramas, are believed to have been derived from Sir Thomas North’s great translation of Plutarch. Shakespeare’s version of JULIUS CAESAR is of such high regard that for many modern people, when they think Caesar, they are actually thinking Shakespeare.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        REGRA DO GLORIOSO PATRIARCHA S. BENTO.

      - TIRADA DE LATIM EM LINGOAgem portuguesa. POR INDVSTRIA DO REuerendissimo P. Fr. Thomas do Socorro Geral nesta Congregação de Portugal, segunda vês impressa. Impressa em Coimbra em casa de Nicolao Carualho Impressor da Vniversidade no Annode 1632. A custa da Congregação de S. Bento. In 8.º de 17x12 cm. Com [iv], 47 fólios. Encadernação da época em pergaminho. Impressãoadornada com capitulares xilograficas. Inocêncio VII, 60 '(Note-se que nada tem que ver esta Regra com a que traduziu Fr. Isidoro de Barreira, que descrevi no Diccionario, tomo III, n.º J, 159; sendo uma destinada para os monges benedictinos, outra para os freires da Ordem de Christo.)' Location/localizacao: 1-A2-D-65

      [Bookseller: Livraria Castro e Silva]
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        Tiberias Sive Commentarius Masorethicus Triplex Historicus, Didacticus, Criticus, Ad Illustrationem Operis Biblici [Bound With] Concordantiae Bibliorum Hebraicae Nova et Artificiosa Methodo

      Ludovici and Johannis Konig, Basel, 1632. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. 2 volumes in one bound in early paneled calf, heavily worn and scarred; institutional marks to endpapers, edges, and 1st title. The first title published 1665 - Tiberias in Latin, Concordantiae in Hebrew and running in opposite directions towards each other. Scattered browning and foxing, each with a title in an elaborate architectural border. 108pp, the Concordantiae unpaginated but apparently complete. The first title is the second edition, enlarged by Johann Buxtorf the Younger. Cowley 131 (for the Concordantiae). Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Religion & Theology; Language & Linguistics. Inventory No: 042753. . This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        IOANNIS LEONIS AFRICANI AFRICAE. DESCRIPTO IX LIBR ABSOLUTA

      Lugd. Batav.: Elzevir [Elsevier,] 1632. . First thus. . Overall a very good copy, with some darkening to the spine and scratching to the vellum. Spine bears the notation W 371 and inside the front cover is a stamp with Willems 371. Both the content of this book and the 17th c publication by this important house, provide a tangible link to centuries of history. . The 1st Elzevir edition, in Latin translation, of a work originally issued in Italian in 1550. The author, a Moslem who was born in Granada but taken back to North Africa by his family in his early childhood, travelled extensively in Africa. Captured into slavery as a young man, his intelligence and education were recognized by his captors, and he was sent to Rome, where he was freed and converted to Christianity under the patronage of the Medici Pope, Leo X. This book, written in the early 16th Century, is considered to be the first work by a native African on the history and geography of Africa. He describes the trade routes, the peoples, towns and cities, and includes an account of the city of Timbuktu in which he describes the inhabitants as amazingly rich and ruled by a King who possessed a gold ingot which weighed over five hundred kilograms. Although the coast of Africa was known to Europeans to some extent, this was the first account of the interior of Africa, and it inspired Western explorers for hundreds of years. Blockson (101 #1) commented on this book as follows: "Any edition of Africanus works is rare and is the cornerstone of any collection of African history." The Elzevir family were among the great printers of Renaissance Europe, and significant in the establishment of Leiden in the Netherlands as one of the centers of learning and publishing in the 16th and 17th centuries. This book, which includes both volumes bound in one, numbered consecutively and in the original full-vellum binding with yapped edges, is in the very small format for which Elzevir was noted.

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        THE HISTORIE OF GREAT BRITAINE UNDER THE CONQUESTS OF THE ROMANS, SAXONS, DANES AND NORMANS

      London: John Dawson, 1632. BEAUTIFUL COPY of RARE English history.The Historie of Great Britaine Under the Conquests of the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans: Their Originals, Manners, Habits, Warres ...; with the Successions, Lives, Acts and Issues of the English Monarchs from Julius Caesar, Unto the Raigne of King James .... By John Speed Published by John Dawson, for George Humble, and are to be sold in Popes-head Pallace, at the signe of the White Horse, 1632 Attractively rebound in full pebbled morroco leather with gilft titles on spine. A large folio 13"x9"x3/2", 9lbs! 1237pp. plus about 100 pp. of Summary Conclusion and extensive Table or index to contents. Very Clean and unfoxed. Original owner's name and small hole (1/4"x 1/2") on title page. Scattered faint small old damp stains to edges or corners of a small number of pages. . Third Edition. Full Leather. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

      [Bookseller: David C. Johnson]
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        Historia verdadera de la Conquista de la Nueva España, escrita por el Capitán. uno de sus conquistadores.

      Imprenta del Reyno, Madrid 1632 - Frontis grabado al cobre por Courbes con los retratos de Cortés y del Padre Bartolomé de Olmedo, 10 h., 256 fols. Encuadernación en pergamino de época. Primera edición, segunda tirada -de mayor rareza que la primera por contener una portada alegórica grabada al cobre que la primera no tiene- del más importante testimonio que existe sobre la conquista de Mexico. De extraordinario valor histórico, por la veracidad y la fuerza de los relatos del conquistador español. "First edition, of much rarity" - Sabin. "Obra clásica por excelencia y una de las mejores sobre la conquista de Mexico" - Palau. "Edition originale de cette très rare chronique". - Leclerc. Buen ejemplar, limpio y grandes márgenes. Sabin 19978; Palau 72354; Leclerc 1115; Medina BHA 898.

      [Bookseller: Delirium Books · Susana Bardón]
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