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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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      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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        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.

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        Klag-Predigt uber den tödtlichen Hintritt, deß durchläuchtigsten, großmächtigsten Fürsten und Herrn, Herrn Gustavi Adolphi, der Reiche Schweden, Gothen, und Wenden Königs [...], dessen königliche Majestät für Gottes Ehre, für die reine wahre evangelische Religion, und die teutsche Libertetet ritterlich gestritten, und in einer offentlichen Feld-Schlacht für Lützen im Stifft Merseburg den 6.

      Tag Novemb. Anno 1632. ihre beständige Trewe gegen Gott und Menschen, mit Vergiessung ihres königlichen Bluts bezeuget hat. Auff ChurFürstlicher durchlauchtigkeit zu Sachsen, sonderbaren gnädigsten Befehlich, den 14. Novembris Anno 1632. in der SchloßKirchen zu Dreßden [...] gehalten, auch auff inständiges Begehren guthertziger Schriften in Druck gegeben, durch Matthiasen Hoe von Hoenegg. Leipzig, In Verlegung Zachar. Schürers S. Erben und Matth. Götzen. Gedruckt bey Gregorio Ritzschen, 1633. 4:o. 28 s. Tagen ur band med rester av marmorerad ryggremsa. insatt i senare pappersomslag med handskriven titeletikett. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek.VD17 39:109722Q. Warmholtz 3834. Återtrycktes ett flertal gånger, även i folio. Den inflytelserika lutheranen Matthias Hoe von Hoenegg (1580-1645) var en av de främsta anhängarna av alliansen med Sverige i det kursachiska hovet. Från 1613 var han överhovpredikant vid hovet i Dresden

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        The Swedish Discipline, Religious, Civile, and Military.

      The first Part, in the Formes of Prayer daily used by those of the Swedish Nation, in the Armie, together with two severall Prayers, uttered upon several occasions by that pious King; which God immediately heard and granted him. The second Part, in the excellent Orders observed in the Armie; whereof we here present you the Articles by which the Souldiery is governed. The third Part, in the Kings Commission for levying of a Regiment: his Order for drawing up of a private Company; of a Squadron; and of a Brigade: with his manner of Enquartering a private Regiment; and of an Army Royall: unto which is added the best manner of building and fortifying of a Towne of Warre. All, in fine severall Figures expressed and explained. Last of all, is the famous Battell of Leipsich, in two fayre figures also set forth; and now this second time more fully and particularly described. London, John Dawson for Nath. Butter and Nich: Bourne, 1632. 4:o. (8),+ 35, (blank), 39-90,+ 43 s.+ 4 utvikbara tryckta planscher,+ 2 stora utvikbara grav. planscher. Enstaka småfläckar, papperlagning i överkant s. 33-34, ena planschen över slaget vid Breitenfelt med lagningar och pappersförtärkningar, den andra lös. Senare ljusbrunt hfrbd, rikt guldornerad rygg med upphöjda bind och röd titeletikett (G. Hedberg), med Fritzes bokhandelsetikett, äldre röda snitt. Planscherna från annat exemplar, en löst bifogad. Klemming, Sveriges krig, 29. Snoilsky s. 27. Komplett exemplar med de två ofta saknade, ovanliga planscherna över slaget vid Breitenfeld, efter teckningar av Olof Hansson, "The figure of the Battell of Leipsich fought the 7th September 1631" och "The figure of the Battell as it was in fighting when Tilley was overthrowing". Första delen är en översättning ur Abelins "Arma Svecica", och som översättare brukar anges William Watts (1590-1649) och diplomaten Sir Thomas Roe (1581-1644), och utgavs tidigare separat samma år med titeln "The devotions and formes of prayer, daily used in the King of Swedens army". Andra delen utgörs av en engelsk översättning av Gustav II Adolfs krigsartiklar

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        Scriptores Historaie Augustae: Aelius Spartianus, Julius Capitolinus, Aelius Lampridius, Vulcatius Gallicanus, Trebellius Pollio, et Flavius Vopiscus. M. Boxhorn-Zverius recensuit et animadversionibus

      Leiden, Netherlands: Jean Maire, 1632.. Illustrated by Akersloot, Willem. First Thus. Vellum. Very Good/N/A. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall brown (or browned gilt?) titles spine; b/w. engraved title page by the Flemish artist Willem Outgertsz Akersloot (1600-1651); Latin text; edited by the Dutch scholar & linguist Professor Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn this is a history of Rome written by six classical Latin authors detailing biographies of the emperors and the empire's most important figures; appendices contain: "the inscriptions of the ancient designs of some of the generals whose life is here described." & a brief history of the six authors whose observations make up this book. inside front cover is the bookplate of Edward Wells (1667-1727) - English mathematician, geographer, and controversial theologian - together with various other inscriptions of previous owners (one dated 1749); front endpaper has some writing in Latin & on both sides of the rear endpaper is a handwritten index of Roman Generals with the page number on which they are mentioned. the book is in sound condition & the Vellum covers a little soiled as might be expected from a well-used book of this age; 816 pages.

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        The Queenes Welles. That is, A Treatise of the nature and vertues of Tunbridge Water. Together, With an enumeration of the chiefest diseases, which it is good for, and against which it may be used, and the manner and order of taking it.

      First edition, small 8vo, (viii), 79, (1) pp. Second leaf with a few small holes affecting the text, first and third to last page soiled, corners of title and final three leaves with some restoration, 20th century notes to paste down. 20th century speckled sheep, gilt titled spine. The earliest treatise on taking the waters in Tunbridge Wells. A physician, Rowzee practiced in Ashford. STC 21426. Scarce, ESTC listing only five copies in the UK and four in America.

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        Manipulus Stratagematum.

      Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam 1632. 12mo. Kobberstukket titelblad. (24)+451+(26) sider. Senere marmoreret papirbind uden rygtitel.. Bibl. Dan. II,331. Med lang trykt tilegnelse til hertug Ulrik, Christian IV's yngste kongelige søn. Tidlig militærhistorie med dansk forfatter. "..en grundlærd mærkværdighed (...) med genfortællinger af episoder fra oldtidens og middelalderens krige, hver med en krigslist eller anden bemærkelsesværdig indsats fra hærførerens side" (Gunner Lind, i Fund og Forskning 1995, p. 19). ** Elias Pedersen Winstrup (eller Vinstrup) (c. 1610-33) var yngste søn af Sjællands biskop Peder Jensen Winstrup og eneste bror til Peder Pedersen Winstrup (1605-79), der blev den sidste danske og første svenske biskop over Lund Stift. Elias studerede først i Sorø, men dimitteredes i 1627 fra Herlufsholm. Hans videre studier førte ham til udlandet. Han studerede i Wittenberg i 1630 og blev i december 1631 immatrikuleret ved universitetet i Leiden. Efter udgivelsen af sin første og eneste bog drog han syg hjem til København, hvor han døde i maj det følgende år. Danske militærhistorikere er sjældent rundet af bispegårde, men det er vel i unge Elias Winstrups familiebaggrund, man finder forklaringen på, at en så ambitiøs udgivelse var mulig. En mulig forbindelse til hertug Ulrik indgår også her. Christian IV's yngste - sympatiske og højt begavede - søn med dronning Anna Cathrine opholdt sig i Leiden i 1630 på vej gennem sin korte europæiske karriere som henholdsvis officer og åndsperson, der beklageligvis endte for en attentatmands kugle i 1633. Som et sært sammentræf gælder det for både Elias Winstrup og prins Ulrik, at man på sigt langt hellere havde set og mærket meget mere til dem end til deres respektive ældre brødre

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        Corographiae Terrae Sanctae in Angustiorem formam Redacta, et ex Variis Auctoribus a Multis Erroribus Expurgata.

      Anversa, 1632. Incisione in rame, b/n, cm 32,5 x 84,8 (la parte incisa). Veduta cartografica in oblungo, pi? volte ripiegata, raffigurante la Terra Santa, 18 piccoli riquadri ai margini mostrano il tempio e i suoi strumenti. Cartografata e stampata da Jacobus Tirinus (1580 - 1636), la carta usc? ad Anversa nel 1632. Rifilata ai margini, ma oltre la parte incisa e con visibile, per lo pi?, la battuta della lastra. Carta fine ma in bella impressione.

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        Dialogo...sopra I due Massimi Sistemi del Mondo Tolemaico, e Copernicano

      Finely engraved frontis. by Stephano della Bella showing Aristotle, Ptolemy, & Copernicus and several woodcut diagrams & illus. in the text. 5 p.l. (including frontis.), 458, [32] pp. 4to, attractive modern brown morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, spine lettered in gilt, t.e.g. Florence: G.B. Landini, 1632. First edition and an excellent, fresh, and large copy; the famous frontispiece is a rich impression with generous margins. Our copy is much less browned than is usual with this book. "The Dialogo was designed both as an appeal to the great public and as an escape from silence. In the form of an open discussion between three friends -- intellectually speaking, a radical, a conservative, and an agnostic -- it is a masterly polemic for the new science. It displays all the great discoveries in the heavens which the ancients had ignored; it inveighs against the sterility, wilfulness, and ignorance of those who defend their systems; it revels in the simplicity of Copernican thought and, above all, it teaches that the movement of the earth makes sense in philosophy, that is, in physics. Astronomy and the science of motion, rightly understood, says Galileo, are hand in glove. There is no need to fear that the earth's rotation will cause it to fly to pieces. So Galileo picked up one thread that led straight to Newton. The Dialogo, far more than any other work, made the heliocentric system a commonplace."-Printing & the Mind of Man 128. From the library of Jacob Bronowski (1908-74), the mathematician, biologist, historian of science, poet, and inventor. ❧ Cinti 89. Dibner, Heralds of Science, 8. Horblit 18c. Sparrow, Milestones of Science, 74. .

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        ROMA SOTTERRANEA. Opera postuma... Nella quale si tratta de' sacri cimiterii di Roma, del sito, forma et uso antico di essi; de? cubiculi, oratorii, imagini, ieroglifici, iscrittioni, et epitaffi, che vi sono...

      In folio max. (mm. 495x335), p. pergam. coeva (un piatto restaur. per manc.), dorso a cordoni con tit. oro su tassello, tagli rossi, pp. (20),656,(14), inclusa la bellissima antiporta figurata; illustrato nel t. da 194 magnifiche grandi figure inc. in rame e, f.t., da 6 piante di cimiteri, di cui 1 a doppia pag. (numerate 591A / 591F + 2 cc. di testo: 591D - 591E); ornato da grandi capilett. figur. a vignetta e fregi xilografati; testo in cornice su due colonne. Nell?opera anche: ?De? riti funerali in seppellirvi i defonti. De? Martiri in essi riposti, o martirizati nelle vie circonvicine. Delle cose memorabili, sacre e profane, ch?erano nelle medesime vie: e d?altre notabili, che rappresentano l?imagine della primitiva Chiesa.. E li veri, et inestimabili tesori che Roma tiene rinchiusi sotto le sue campagne. Publicata dal Commendatore Fr. Carlo Aldobrandino, Ambasciatore residente nella Corte di Roma per la Sacra Religione, et Militia di S. Giovanni Gierosolimitano, herede dell?Autore?. "Rara prima e migliore edizione" di questo trattato monumentale, pietra miliare nella storia dell?arte. Antonio Bosio (1575-1629) fu il primo ad esplorare sistematicamente le catacombe di Roma riportando alla luce un?infinità di tesori, e grazie ai suoi studi ebbe inizio l?archeologia cristiana. Cfr. Cicognara,3634 - Schudt, p. 103 - Choix de Olschki,XI,16509-11 per ediz. successive - Rossetti ?Rome?,G-676 - Schlosser,602 - Brunet,I,1124-25: ?travail curieux et rempli d?érudition?. Con uniformi arross. (per la qualità della carta) interc. nel t., ma certamente un buon esemplare.

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        Salus ihr Tyllischen! die Maus bringt euch ein Katzentrunck. Dücke dich dieweil, liebe Seele, es kömpt ein Platzregen! Doch ists müglich, nur ein Ubergang, wie jener halbgestreiffte Fuchs sagte. Das ist: Wie die Ligistischen, (als sie etliche Fahnen mit vermeinten und unzeitigen Soldaten von Pfaffen und Mönchen untergesteckt und compliret, sich wieder einen Muth gesoffen, und ihres Leids so lange vergessen, bis sich ein newes wieder angespunnen: Da ihnen der Valet- und ReyhTrunck zimlich gesegnet und ubel bekommen ist

      Ohne Ort und Drucker, 1632. 36 x 27 cm. Einblattdruck. Mit Radierung (16 x 26 cm), darunter 2-spaltiges Gedicht mit Initiale - VD17 23:675674Y - Bild: Tafel mit schmausenden Ligisten, dahinter der Main, eine Schlacht und eine brennende Stadt. - Text: "A Vous ihr Schelmenzunfft! Auff einen guten Bissen Gehört ein guter Trunck, dort am Mayn zu geniessen, Zu trocken das Confect der Merseburger war ... Saufft mit ihr Mönch und Pfaffen ... Der Rath der ist nicht böß, zieht immer Küris an, Der Pfaffe ligt im Dreck, im Harnisch steht der Mann ... werfft weit den Rosenkrantz, Ein Koller besser steht, ein Spies dient zu dem Tantz ... Gedruckt im Jahr MDCXXXII." Etwas stockfleckig und stellenweise leicht gebräunt. -

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        A Relation of a Journey Begun An Dom 1610. Foure Bookes. Containing a Description of the Turkish Empire of Egypt, of the Holy Land, of the Remote Parts of Italy, and Islands adioyning

      Ro Allot, London, 1632. Third Edition. Hardcover. Poor Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: 4to. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Previous owner's book-plate laid in on front end paper. Stated third edition. Full leather, engraved title page, fold-out two-page map, 309 pages, 45 engravings in the text. Bookplate of William Wakeling Boreham on front end paper. Leather is worn, back strip missing except for about a 2 inch piece, boards taped together with tape that is worn and soiled, text block still connected to back cover, but separated from front cover except for a tiny strip of original binding; interior has some staining mostly in blank margins, some pages loose, but all hanging together. One of the most interesting and important travel books of the English Renaissance, this influential 17th century travel account of southern Europe and the Middle East includes illustrations of the Sphinx, the Great Pyramid, the legendary cave at Lake Agnano, plans, views and architecture of Jerusalem and Bethlehem, and the Virgin's Sepulcher. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3 lbs 0 oz. Category: Travel & Places; Inventory No: 009054. .

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        The Booke of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments And Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church of England

      London: Printed by Robert Barker and the Assignes of John Bill, 1632. Leather Bound. Near Fine. 5 x 7 1/2 inches. 8vo. Collates as A-F (in 8s) + G (4 leaf quire). Engraved title page. Printed in two column Roman type. First few pages with light dampstain. Closed tear to A6 and A7. Lacking C2, 4, 7, 8, D1, E1 - E8 and F1 - F8. Benediction in contemporary hand to B5. Griffiths 1632/4. Bound with: [Bible. N.T. Greek]. He Kaine Diatheke = Novum Testamentum. Cantabrigiae: apud Tho[mas]: Buck. 1632. [1]-648. With engraved title page in Latin. DM 4678. STC 2796. ESTCS102351. Small contemporary ownership inscription (Antho: Fenton) to title page. Bound with: Sternhold, Thomas and John Hopkins, The Whole Booke of Psalmes collected into English Meeter. London: Printed for the Companie of Stationers, 1632. A-F (in 8s). Printed in two column Roman type. STC 2637. ESTCS108724. Bound in the elaborate Sunderland fashion in full red crushed morocco with gilt dentelles, gilt lettering and decorations to spine and gilt borders and decorations to covers and "Sunderland Collection" on front cover. Edges lightly worn. Hinges and five raised bands expertly strengthened with Japanese tissue. Provenance: Contemporary inscription "Anthony Fenton," Sunderland Collection, dispersed by sale in 1882; bookplate of Henry White, J.P., D.L., F.S.A. Henry White, sold at White auction as Lot #2121 in 1902. The Sunderland-White Copy of the BCP and Greek New Testament. The Sunderland Collection was the Library of the Duke of Marlborough at Blenheim Palace, which was dispersed by sale in 1882. This volume also owned by Henry White, the noted bibliophile.

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        De Ivstitia et Ivre [On Justice and Law] ceterisq, Virtutibus cardinalibus Libri Quatuor, Ad 2.2 D. Thomae a quaest .47 usque ad q.171. Auctore Leonadro Lessio Ž Societate Iesv

      Antwerp: Officina Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti, 1632. Edition septima. Full calf, 6 raised bands, blind ruled borders to both covers and compartments. Restored with original backstrip. A piece of original back strip below the 6th raised band is missing . Folio, in sixes (355 x 235mm), ll. 8, pp. 825, 33 unnumbered index leaves. 1 leaf (colophon). Title page engraved by C. Galle after a drawing by Rubens, decorated initials. Speckled edges, library label on f.e.p. This beautiful copy of the seventh edition of Lessius' 'De Ivstititia et Ivre' is important on two counts; firstly for its subject matter and secondly, for its Rubens titlepage. & Lessius' Justice and Law was one of the first books to deal with ethics and finance, and Lessius' expertise (particularly on interest) was much valued by the traders of Antwerp. & It has a title page by Peter Paul Rubens, who was a schoolfriend of Balthazar Moretus, who persuaded Rubens to provide drawings for title pages. Between 1613 and 1637 Rubens produced 24 draw ings for Officina Plantiniana publications. Ref: 1. Nave & Voet: Plantin Moretus Museum, Cultura Nostra Brussels 1989, 2. Catholic Encyclopaedia&

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        DE BELLO BELGICO Decas prima (& II) ab excessu Caroli V imp. an. MDLV usque ad initia præfecturæ Alexandri Farnesii Parmæ, ac Placentiæ ducis an. MDLXXVIII

      Romae, Typis Francisci Corbelletti, 1632.. FIRST EDITIONS, 2 VOLUMES, FOLIO, complete set, 1632 and 1647, dates and imprints from colophons, FOLIO, 325 x 235 mm, 12¾ x 9 inches, Latin text, LACKING LETTERPRESS TITLES, present are the engraved title pages with a large map of the Netherlands in the shape of a lion (leo belgico), VOLUME I, pages: [8 of 12], 374, [90], collation: a6 (lacking a1 and a6, letterpress title and imprimatur page), A-3M4 (3M4 blank), 11 folding engraved plates; VOLUME II, pages: [10 of 12], 480, [56], collation: *6 (lacking *1 letterpress title), A-3O4, a-g4, 19 engraved folding plates, 14 of them double page (3 plates misplaced and are at the front of the volume, they were inserted from another 1641 copy). Illustrations engraved by J.W. Baur, Francois Collignon, Jacques Courtois, Giacinto Gimignani and Jan Miel, in part after Michelangelo Cerquozzi. The splendid plates show battles on land and sea, cavalry, infantry, fire ships. Woodcut printers' devices at colophon of both volumes, woodcut historiated initials. Subtitle of Volume II reads "Decas secunda ab initio præfecturæ Alexandri Farnesii Parmae Placentiaeque ducis III an. MDLXXVIII usque ad an. MDXC." and imprint on colophon is Romae, ex typographia Hæredum Francisci Corbelletti. MDCXLVII. " Bound in contemporary blind tooled vellum, decorative blind lozenge in centre of both covers, raised bands to spine, gilt decoration in compartments, 2 gilt decorated and lettered red morocco labels. Covers slightly marked and discoloured, small crack to upper hinge of Volume II at top, tiny chips to edges of labels, 3 armorial bookplates: Alexander Udny, J. B. Udny and C. Mackenzie of Portmore, 2 on front pastedowns, 1 on verso engraved title pages, engraved title pages trimmed, 1 just shaved at the bottom, the other at the top, small light stain to top outer corner of map in Volume II, repeated on next 20 leaves, another to lower corner from page 1 to 81 becoming smaller and fainter, a few small pale marks to margins, the three inserted plates have some pale age-browning and 1 plate has a pale stain to bottom of plate and small repair to outer margin, not affecting image, otherwise contents mostly very clean. A very good set of the scarce folio FIRST EDITION. Lacking letterpress title pages and final prelim page of Volume I as noted). A popular work reprinted many times in 8vo in Antwerp, Frankfurt, Rome and other cities. The work is a history of the Dutch wars of independence against Spain. Each volume is divided into 10 books or chapters covering the period from 1555 until 1590. Famianus Strada was a Jesuit teacher from Rome who was biased in favour of the Spanish cause. See OPAC(iccu) and Sotheby's The Library of the Earls of Macclesfield, part 10 page 333, No.3799. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Holländisch Kriegs-Recht / Und Artickels-Brieff / von Herrn Petro Pappo von Tratzberg. ICto mit schönen Annotationibus und Fundamentis Iuridicis also explicirt und deducirt, dass es mit recht genennet mag werden ein Corpus Luris Militaris; Da zu End beygefügt / Keyser Maximilliani II. Artickels-Brieff: Item / Auss Caroli V. Peinlicher Halssgerichts-Ordnung XXXIII. Artickel extrahirt, so hierho sehr dientlich / sampt zweyen nothwendigen Registern.

      Francfurt am Mayn, Hofmannus, 1632. 4to. 5 bl. + kobberstukket frontispiece + 170 + (11) s. Foldet plansje. Tittelbl. trykt i rødt og sort. Samt. helpergamentbd. med skrevet ryggtittel. Foldet plansje med 2 rifter.. *Cont. full vellum. Spine text in old hand. Engraved frontispiece. Title in red and black. Folding plate (with 2 tears)

      [Bookseller: Ruuds Antikvariat]
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      1632. MONTAIGNE, Michel de. John Florio, trans. THE ESSAYES OR, MORALL, POLITIKE, AND MILITARIE DISCOURSES OF LORD MICHAEL DE MONTAIGNE, Knight of the noble Order of Saint Michael, and one of the Gentlemen in Ordinary of the French Kings Chamber. The Third Edition. Whereunto is now newly added an Index of the principall matters and personages mentioned in this Book. London: Printed for M. Flesher, for Rich : Royston, in Ivie-lane next the exchequer office, 1632. Third edition of the first English-language translation by John Florio (the first edition being 1603). Folio (in 6s). 29 cm. [14],631,[13] pp. There are some errors in pagination, including the last page, which is numbered 131. Engraved architectural title-page by Martin Droeshout, which faces the explanation leaf "To the Beholder of This Title," has been trimmed close to the plate, inlaid in a leaf, and bound in. Separate title-pages for the second and third books, dated 1631. Clean text but for Q4&5, which have shallow soiling at bottom edges. In addition, Q5 and three other leaves have small chips in margins which do not affect text. Contemporary blind-ruled calf boards were skillfully rebacked, with the original elaborately gilt-tooled backstrip laid-down, but the upper joint is now cracked and the lower joint is starting. Nonetheless, the binding is sound and not unattractive. Armorial bookplate of Hugh Cecil Lowther, fifth Earl of Lonsdale, on front pastedown. Montaigne's Essayes is one of the great books of world literature and a seminal work in the development of modern thought. His essays were the epitome of sixteenth century skeptical philosophy and gave direction to European philosophy in the next century, from Descartes to Newton. Florio's translation was familiar to all the leading literary figures of the seventeenth century, such as Jonson, Burton, and Browne, not to mention Sir Francis Bacon, who developed the English version of Montaigne's new essay format. (STC 18043. See PMM 95).

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        Traité des Fevx artificiels povr la Gverre, et povr la Recreation; Avec plusieurs belles obseruation, abregez de Geometrie, Fortifications, Horloges Solairs, & examples d'Arithmetique. De nouueau reueu, corrigé & augmenté par l'Autheur, Francois de Malthe, Commissaire des Feux Artificiels du Roy, & Mathematicien.

      Paris, Pierre Gvillemot, 1632. 8vo. Cont. full limp vellum, remains of ties. Titlelabel in red leather on back, this with a small nick. Top of spine strenghtened with a strip of vellum. Engraved title with Neptun & Mars. (6),277,(10) pp., 28 half-page textengravings and 15 large wood-cut illustrations. A few scattered brownspots. A good copy.. Second enlaged edition of this scarce treatise of fireworks for war and recreation. The work is divided in five sections: the first 56 pp. to war, pp. 57-146 to 'recreation' and pp. 147-277 to sundials, fortification, geometry and arithmetics. Of the English edition of 1629, Cockle says "This work, though in advance of anything so far written on the subject in English, does not attain to the standard of Thibourel and Appier. Yet it is with foreign treatises it must be weighed, for Malthus received his training in pyrotechnics abroad...It was Malthus who about the year 1634 introduced the mortar into the French service." - Klaus Jordan: 2328 (ed. 1629) - Chris Philip: M 040.3 - Cockle Nos 118 a. 939

      [Bookseller: Lynge & Søn A/S]
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        Sieges- und Triumffsfahne Gustavi Adolphi Magni, des Schweden, Gothen und Wenden Königs etc.

      welcher in Weissen bey Lützen in der Schlacht als ein Heldt gestanden, und mitten im Siegem gefallen, den 6. Novembris 1632. Zu dessen höchstlöblichen und unsterblichen Gedächtnis auffgerichtet. Durch Ascanium Olivarium. Leipzig, bey Andreas Oehlen, Gedruckt bey Abraham Lambergs sel. Hinterlassenen Erben, 1633. 4:o. (60) s. Häftad, i senare gråpappomslag. Med Lars Dureheds biblioteksstämpel. VD17 23:252306Y. Warmholtz 3819. Planer 224. Med tryckt dedikation till Axel Oxenstierna. Adam Oelschläger eller Olearius (1599-1671) var matematiker, bibliotekarie och orientalist och är väl mest känd som skildrare av sina resor med den Schlesvig-Holsteinska ambassaden till Ryssland och Persien 1633-39. Efter sina resor blev han bibliotekarie hos hertig Fredrik av Holstein i Gottorp, där han dog. Här finns "mycken onödig lärdom" tyckte Warmholtz

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