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        Tymon of Athens

      London: Thomas Cotes, 1632. Second Folio. Hardcover. Wove paper pastedown on boards. . Very Good. Second Folio excerpt or extract. 31.5 by 21.5 cm. Pp. 107-128. Repaired closed tear on lower margin of p. 107, less than one inch, or less than 3 cm, in length. Scattered soiling -- four pages with brown spots, none large, two somewhat darker, and the final page with a somewhat heavier or more pervasive amount of soiling, although never more than light to moderate in intensity. Notwithstanding these blemishes, we would maintain that this extract is overall clean, and it is an appealing copy. The modern binding was done under the auspices of Henry Sotheran, in a plain non-obtrusive manner that is often chosen for classic theater pieces. This binding of wove paper pastedown is clean, with a paper title label laid on the very thin spine.

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        Relation du voyage de Perse, faict par le R.P. Pacifique de Provins prédicateur capucin. Où vous verrez les remarques particulières de la Terre saincte, & des lieux où se sont opérez plusieurs miracles depuis la création du monde, iusques à la mort & passion de Nostre Seigneur Iésus-Christ. Aussi le commandement du Grand Seigneur Sultan Murat, pour establir des convents de Capucins par tous les lieux de son Empire. Ensemble le bon traitement que le Roy de Perse fit au R.P. Pacifique, luy donnant un sien palais pour sa demeure, avec permission aussi de bastir des monastères par tout son royaume ; et finalement la lettre & présent qu'il lui donna pour apporter au Roy Très-Chrestien de France & de Navarre Louys XIII. Avec le testament de Mahom

      Lille, Pierre de Rache 1632 - petit in-8, [10] ff. n. ch. (titre, dédicace, au lecteur, table des chapitres), [404] pp. mal chiffrées 504 (le chiffrage saute de 162 à 263), [12] ff. n. ch. (table des matières et approbation), vélin rigide à rabats, pièce de titre (reliure de l'époque). Légère estafilade au dos. Deuxième édition française, la première (et sans doute l'originale) étant celle de Paris, 1631. L'édition en castillan citée par Wilson et datée de 1629 (Relacion verdadera de la jornada .) l'avait cependant précédée ; c'est elle qui doit être considérée comme la véritable originale. Toutes ces éditions sont rares. De son vrai nom René de l'Escale, le père capucin Pacifique de Provins (1588-1648) effectua deux voyages pour son Ordre dans le Moyen orient : un à Constantinople en 1621-1623, un second en 1626-1629 qui le mena en Syrie, Terre Sainte, Chypre et Perse. Ce sont ces deux périples qui font l'objet de ce récit ; son séjour à Ispahan est particulièrement intéressant en raison de la quasi-absence de relations entre la France et la Perse au XVIIe siècle. Ultérieurement, le Père Pacifique sera un des premiers missionnaires des Antilles. Hage Chahine, 3517 (notre édition). Wilson, p. 164 (édition de 1631). Absent de Blackmer et Atabey. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Libri iv. De intellectu humano, denuo ex novissima editione idiomatis Anglicani, longe accuratiori in puriorem stylum translati, & nuper aliquot notis criticis illustrati. Transl. from the English by Gotthelff Heinrich Thiele. 2 vols. Leipzig, Theophilus Georgi, 1758.

      Contemporary paper boards. Edges uncut and for the greater part unopened. 8o, pag.: lvi, 360 pp.; [2] A-T8, pag.: 304 pp. With an engr. portr. of John Locke by Antonio Baratti. Excellent copy of this rare edition in the original publisher's covers as issued. Rare edition of An Essay concerning Humane Understanding by the British philosopher John Locke (1632-1704). In the Latin translation by the German teacher G.H. Thiele. The editio princeps of Locke's masterpiece about the extend of human knowledge was printed in London in 1690. It took until 1701 for the first complete Latin translation, by Richard Burridge, to appear in London as well. Other Latin editions are known to be published in 1709 (Leipzig), 1729 (Amsterdam), 1731 (Leipzig) and 1741 (Leipzig). Christopherson does not mention this 1758 edition; we could trace only two other copies (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek and Pennsylvania State University). [1] a-c8 d4, A-Y8 Z4.B0140.

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        Il libro intitolato La gratia de' prencipi. [-De sacris nostrorum temporum oratoribus libri quinque]. [-Meditamenta litteraria]. [-I tre libri delle laudi divine].

      [Stamperia del Collegio Ambrosiano], 1632. 4 opere legate in 1 volume in-folio (cm. 27,2); legatura coeva in p. pergamena rigida con nervi e titolo ms. al dorso, tagli spruzzati; pp. [6] 207 [5], [4] 186 [34], [4] 160 [28], [8] 212 [2] in buono stato, carta fresca e crocchiante ad ampi margini, con vignette in rame ai frontespizi (tutte di G.P. Bianchi); sporadiche fioriture, trascurabili aloni marginali, integrazione all'angolo e foro con fastidio alla carta d'indice della prima opera; prima e ultima carta bianca assenti. Censimento delle opere del cardinale Borromeo in edizione originale postuma, eccetto La gratia che è primo volgarizzamento di opera già edita in latino. «Il est fort probable que les ouvrages de Fréd. Borromeo, qui ne portent pas de nom de libraire, auront été impr. aux frais de l'A. et tirés à petit nomare» [Brunet I, 1121].  Cfr. Bozza 170-171. Buon esemplare assai genuino.

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        Of the Law of Narture and Nations. Eight Books (in one) written in Latin by the Baron Puffendorf, Counsellour of the State to His late Swedish Majesty, and to the late King of Prussia. Done into English by Basil Kennet, D.D., late President of Corpus Christi College in Oxford

      Titelblatt, Widmung 2 S., Preface 2 S., Inhalt 18 S., Hauptteil: 212 Seiten für Buch 1-2, 577 Seiten für Buch 3-6, 131 Seiten für Buch 7-8, Index 22 S. Folio (ca. 24 x 6,5 x 36cm), Leder Goldprägung, Ecken/Kanten bestossen, Einband abgerieben, fleckig, verkratzt, Löcher vom Buchwurm, Schnitt verfärbt und etwas fleckig, Seiten vergilbt, gewellt, teilw. fleckig, teilw. verknickt, ein paar Eselsohren, Bindung am vorderen Buchdeckel gebrochen, Buchdeckel innen mit 2 Etiketten beklebt, Vorsatzblatt eingerissen, Buchrücken leicht gerissen, Seitennummerierung fehlerhaft Puffendorf, Samuel, Freiherr (Baron) von, auch Pufendorf geschrieben (1632 - 1694). Jurist und Historiker, geboren in Dorfchemnitz, Deutschland. Nach seinem Studien in Leipzig und Jena, war er Gelehrter im Haus des Schwedischen Botschafters in Kopenhagen. Zu seinem görßten Werk zählt De jure naturae et gentium (1672, Über das Recht der Natur und der Nation). Er gilt auch als Verfechter der Idea des Natürlichen Rechtes und er stand auch für die Formation einer Vereinigten Protestantischen Kirche von einer Reformierten und Luthereanischen Kirche ein.

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        Ovid's Metamorphosis. Englished, Mytologiz'd And Represented in figures by G. S. An Essay to the Translation of Virgil's Aeneis [LACKING THE ENGRAVED FRONTISPIECE AND TWO OF THE 15 FULL-PAGE COPPERPLATES]

      John Lichfield, Oxford 1632 - Folio (13 x 8 3/4"). [20], 549, [1]pp. Contemporary full calf. Raised bands. Additional engraved title. Book housed in a modern orange cloth covered clamshell box, with gold lettering to spine.Second folio and the first revised and illustrated edition of George Sandys' famous verse translation of "Ovid's Metamorphoses," with engraved title page, and 13 full-page copperplates by Francis Cleyn (unfortunately our copy is lacking the frontispiece portrait and two full-page copperplates). The poem forms a manual of classical mythology, and is the most important source of mythical lore for all writers since Ovid's time" (Miller, Ovid III:xi-xii, Loeb Classical Library). Indeed, Metamorphoses, written in 7 A.D., stands as "one of the most influential works in Western literature. It is at once a comprehensive account of Latin mythology and a feat of fictional construction which taught innumerable later writers, among them Chaucer and Dante" (Clute & Grant, 739). Shakespeare, Marlowe, Drayton, Spenser, and Chapman were all deeply indebted to Ovid's "collection of legends of transformations" (Peck, 1151). By the middle of the 17th century, however, the rising tide of Puritan seriousness cast Ovid's mix of wit and sensuality into general disfavor. Sandys' translation was "pronounced by Dryden to be the best of the last age: and Pope affirmed, in his notes to the Iliad, that English poetry owed much of its present beauty to Sandys translations" (Lowndes, 1745). The first five books of his translation of the Metamorphoses appeared in 1621, and his complete translation was first published, in a folio edition, in London in 1626; Charles I granted him exclusive rights to Ovid for the next 21 years. This second, revised folio edition, the first illustrated edition, includes not only the 15 books of the Metamorphoses, but also Sandys' translation of the first book of Virgil's Aeneid, the remainder of which he did not translate. Each book of Ovid is accompanied by a full-page illustration by Francis Cleyn, and engraved by Salomon Savery. Binding heavily rubbed, with both covers detached but present. Head and tail of spine chipped. Title partly disbound, with closed tears and minor chipping along edges (not affecting lettering or illustration). Engraved frontispiece lacking. Light water staining along outer margin of the first 116 pages (not affecting lettering), at lower margin of pages 286 to 312, and 385 on, and at upper margin of pages from page 291 on. The two plates illustrating books 2 and 11 are lacking. Last leaf (pp. 549-550) detached but present. Contemporary marginalia at pp. 187 [i.e. 185] and 423 (not affecting lettering). Plates 1, 7, 10, and 14 have their margin trimmed (not affecting image). Contemporary previous owners' names and/or inscription in ink at verso of plates 1, 5, 6, and 14. Corners of plate 8 chipped (slightly affecting image). Clamshell box in overall good+, binding in poor, interior in fair to good+ condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Constituciones Synodales del Obispado de Urgel, para los Parochos, y Clerigos.

      En Barcelona, por Pedro Lacavalleria, 1632. - in-4. 2ff. 270pp. (i.e.272). 5ff. Plein vélin souple du temps. Edition Originale très rare des constitutions synodales de l'évêché d'Urgell, comarque de Catalogne voisine de la principauté d'Andorre. Nommé évêque d'Urgell en 1627 par le roi Felipe IV d'Espagne duquel il était proche, Antonio Pérez y Maxo (1559-1637) exerça ces fonctions jusqu'en 1632, avant de devenir archevêque de Tarragone (1634-1637). L'ouvrage se divise en trois parties, elles-mêmes constituées de chapitres courts portant sur des questions de liturgie, d'organisation du clergé et de fonctionnement du culte. Les constitutions statuaient notamment sur des questions curieuses comme le port d'armes des hommes d'église, leur habillement, la manière d'interroger les fidèles pendant la confession, etc. L'auteur, né à Burgos, est notamment resté célèbre pour avoir décrété, lors d'un concile provincial qu'il dirigea en 1636, que les sermons prononcés dans la province ecclésiastique le seraient désormais en langue catalane. Le catalan est aujourd'hui la langue officielle de la Principauté d'Andorre dont l'évêque d'Urgell est coprince avec le président de la République Française. Inscriptions manuscrites anciennes, à l'encre, au plat supérieur, ainsi qu'au premier et au dernier feuillets. "Marque de feu" apposée sur la tranche inférieure, reprenant une pièce d'armes de la vignette héraldique gravée sur bois sur le titre. Quelques taches et brunissures mais bon exemplaire dans son vélin d'origine. Palau, 60332. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        De Bosporo Thracio Lib. III.

      Amsterdam, Elzevier, 1632. 12mo. Contemporary vellum with yapp edges; pp. 379, [5], title-page beautifully engraved by Duysend; binding a little dusted, internally, apart from light even browning and mild traces of humididty towards the end a very good copy in a contemporary binding. First Elzevier edition. First published in Lyon, 1561, 'Gilles works are basic to an understanding of Constantinople in the 16th century. He accompanied d'Aramon's embassy to the Porte in 1547 and travelled in Asia Minor with Andre Thevet' (Atabey 495). This is the companion volume to Gilles' monograph on the Antiquities of Constantinople and deals with the Bosphorus and Constantinople. Blackmer 686; Cox i, p. 222; Willems 366; see Atabey 497 for the second issue.

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        TYMON OF ATHENS (Timon of Athens).

      London, Printed by Tho. Cotes for Richard Allot at his shop at the signe of the Black Bear in Paul's Church-Yard, 1632. COMPLETE PLAY EXTRACTED FROM THE SECOND FOLIO OF SHAKESPEAR'S WORKS 1632. No publisher, date or title page. There is a typed letter from the well know London Bookshop Henry Sotheran giving the publisher and date (I surmise that they had a defective copy and had the individual plays bound up, the letter also states that the binding is by the fine binder, Bernard Middleton, though unsigned, there are a few other plays in same binding listed online stating they were bound by the same binder. Slim folio, approximately 310 x 210 mm, 12½ x 8¼ inches, printed in double columns, head and tail pieces, pages: 107-128, finely bound in full mottled two toned paneled calf, gilt title to uppercover. Pages 110 &111 have a small pale stain (see attached images), slight pale staining to four inner margins, nowhere near text, slight rippling to pages, occasional small pale mark of no consequence, otherwise a very good clean copy. See: W. W. Greg, A Bibliography of the English Printed Drama to the Restoration, Volume 2, page 550. All the printers mistakes to catchwords are the same as listed in Greg. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        A Midsommer Nights Dreame (A Midsummer Nights Dream)

      London: by Tho. Cotes, for Robert Allot, 1632, 1632. SECOND FOLIO. 6 continuous leaves including the first page of "Midsummer Nights Dream", 145-156pp., 31.5 cm x 22.5 cm, leaves clean and bright, not washed and no repairs.

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        Pia desideria lib. III. Ad Urbanum VIII. Authore Herm. Hugone Soc. Iesu. Editio 6. emendata

      apud Henricum Aertssens, 1632. in 8°, 16 cm, rilegatura coeva in pergamena, titolo manoscritto al dorso che è diviso da 3 nervi, p. (32), 442, (6). Frontespizio inserito in incisione allegorica e stemma di Papa Urbano VIII all'inizio del testo e 45 belle incisioni animate stampate solo sul recto, una all'inizio di ogni capitolo; alcuni capilettera decorati e finalini. Ex libris nobiliare al risguardo e uno ben manoscritto al retro del frontespizio, leggero alone all'angolo superiore lontano dal testo a 5 carte. Esemplare leggermente rifilato, ma bello e fresco

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        TYMON OF ATHENS (Timon of Athens)

      London, Printed by Tho. Cotes for Richard Allot at his shop at the signe of the Black Bear in Paul's Church-Yard, 1632.. COMPLETE PLAY EXTRACTED FROM THE SECOND FOLIO OF SHAKESPEAR'S WORKS 1632. No publisher, date or title page. There is a typed letter from the well know London Bookshop Henry Sotheran giving the publisher and date (I surmise that they had a defective copy and had the individual plays bound up, the letter also states that the binding is by the fine binder, Bernard Middleton, though unsigned, there are a few other plays in same binding listed online stating they were bound by the same binder. Slim folio, approximately 310 x 210 mm, 12½ x 8¼ inches, printed in double columns, head and tail pieces, pages: 107-128, finely bound in full mottled two toned paneled calf, gilt title to uppercover. Pages 110 &111 have a small pale stain (see attached images), slight pale staining to four inner margins, nowhere near text, slight rippling to pages, occasional small pale mark of no consequence, otherwise a very good clean copy. See: W. W. Greg, A Bibliography of the English Printed Drama to the Restoration, Volume 2, page 550. All the printers mistakes to catchwords are the same as listed in Greg. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau m. Plan der Belagerung 1632, "Mastricht. Belägert durch Friderich Henrich Printzen von Oranien . auff den 9. Tag Juny im Jahr 1632. Mit Accort Eingenommen Den 12. Aug. im Jahr 1632".

      - Kupferstich ( anonym ), 1632, 30,5 x 39 Nicht bei Drugulin und Fauser. - Plan der Eroberung von Maastricht durch Heinrich von Nassau im Jahr 1632. - Schönes, breitrandiges Blatt.

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        Sancti Ambrosii Mediolanensis episcopi opera ex editione romana sacrae scripturae contextum ad faciliorem

      Pariis - Cum privilegio regis, 1632. LATINO 4,2 3 volumi in un unico tomo rilegato. Antiporta con incisione che ritrae Sant' Ambrogio, bella marca tipografica al frontespizio con stampa a in rosso e nero, capilettera incisi, letetre dedicatorie, testo su due colonne, la numerazione delle pagine è assente in quanto sono numerate le colonne. Presente segnatura A - DDv. Coperte con evidente usura e legatura parzialmente distaccata. USATO

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        His Wife - with the Addition of New Characters and Many Other Wittie Conceits Never Before Printed

      Printed By R.B. For Robert Allot, Paul's Churchyard,London 1632 - Quite an early issue of the celebrated poem by the Seventeenth Century English poet, essayist and courtier of King James I. To cut a long story short, Overbury was imprisoned in the Tower of London by King James for disrespect in 1613 - and slowly poisoned under the orders of Lady Essex, mistress of Lord Rochester . As Robert Carr, soon to become favourite to the King, Rochester was originally Overbury's best friend, but they fell out over the latter's affair with the youthful and already infamous countess of Essex who was led to believe that the poem had been written to open Lord Rochester's eyes to her defects.The murder conspiracy was uncovered after Overbury's death and Lady Essex was brought to trial with other conspirators, whom she had enlisted.Her accomplices were executed but she was pardoned, although she had pleaded guilty.This edition of one of the most widely popular books of the 17th century - its popularity hugely boosted by the notoriety of the whole messy business - contains numerous elegies to the unfortunate poet as well as the lengthy essay, entitled 'Characters or wittie descriptions of the properties of sundry persons,'much of which was not written by Overbury himself.There are 76 characters described here from every level of society. Characterisations include a good woman, a Chamber- maid and milk- maid as well as a tinker, hypocrite and sailor, and even a French cook and a drunken Dutchman.This copy includes other essay fragments - spurious additions to the snowball of Overbury's works.The additional writings gathered here include:'Newes from any whence or old truth under a fuppofall of Noveltie'; 'Paradoxes as they were fpoken in a Maske, and prefented before his Maiefty at White-Hall' and 'The Mountebankes receipts' - the first being an approved recipe against feminine melancholy, and finally three songs. This collection is presented here in a neat and attractive 20th century craft binding in brown full calf leather.Entitled 'Overbury's Characters', It has gilt lettering and pleasing blind decoration on spine and nicely designed blind decoration on both front and back covers.The original text is bound up complete with title page of 'His Wife' and, is unpaginated but, including sundry writings with their title pages,consists of 300 or so pages.Older endpapers have been used to blend in with the age of the book and these have become slightly foxed, while there is a slight split down the joint fron the top edge on the rear endpaper.Head of spine is a little rubbed and there is just a little more rubbing along the outer joint nearer the tail; the word 'characters' in the second line of the title is tilted slightly down; the gilt on some of the letters is a little smudged; the initial title page is slightly frayed at the foredge with owner's inked initials at head and several other neat ink annotations, two of which appear to have been unsuccessfully blotted out, because although they has been covered, the lettering remains distinct. the text pages following are generally clean and in good condition for their age with just occasional foxing, light creasing and some darkening - mainly seen at page edges, but the text block is particularly darkened and stained on the top edge.The paper and print quality varies - some leaves are of a heavier weight, while a few appear light and rather fragile; the print on a few pages is pale, while on others it is particularly bold; just a few sheets are slightly nicked or frayed at the foredge. Despite faults noted, overall the binding is sound and bright, while the interior tex is in in good condition for its age. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Libri iv. De intellectu humano, denuo ex novissima editione idiomatis Anglicani, longe accuratiori in puriorem stylum translati, & nuper aliquot notis criticis illustrati. Transl. from the English by Gotthelff Heinrich Thiele. 2 vols. Leipzig, Theophilus Georgi, 1758.

      "Contemporary paper boards. Edges uncut and for the greater part unopened. 8o, pag.: lvi, 360 pp.; [2] A-T8, pag.: 304 pp. With an engr. portr. of John Locke by Antonio Baratti. Excellent copy of this rare edition in the original publisher's covers as issued. Rare edition of An Essay concerning Humane Understanding by the British philosopher John Locke (1632-1704). In the Latin translation by the German teacher G.H. Thiele. The editio princeps of Locke's masterpiece about the extend of human knowledge was printed in London in 1690. It took until 1701 for the first complete Latin translation, by Richard Burridge, to appear in London as well. Other Latin editions are known to be published in 1709 (Leipzig), 1729 (Amsterdam), 1731 (Leipzig) and 1741 (Leipzig). Christopherson does not mention this 1758 edition; we could trace only two other copies (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek and Pennsylvania State University). [1] a-c8 d4, A-Y8 Z4.B0140.".

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        A Midsommer Nights Dreame (A Midsummer Nights Dream)

      London: by Tho. Cotes, for Robert Allot, 1632. - SECOND FOLIO. 6 continuous leaves including the first page of "Midsummer Nights Dream", 145-156pp., 31.5 cm x 22.5 cm, leaves clean and bright, not washed and no repairs.

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        4 Blatt.

      - Kupferstiche v. Wolfgang Kilian, 1632, je ca. 18.5 x 25 Sehr seltene Folge. Nicht bei A. Marsch, Salzburger Emigranten; nicht bei Schefold, Bay. Schwaben. - Die Darstellungen sind am untern Rand durchnummeriert von 1 - 4. Allseitig knapprandig. Blatt 1: Das h. . Sacrament wirt vor der Statt von der gantzen Clerikei vnd katholischen Gemeind emphangen. Blatt 2: Das h. . Sacrament wird In vnd durch die Statt mit grosser Andacht begleittet. Blatt3: das h. . Sacram: wirdt vnder dem Rathhaus auf einen Altar gestelt vnd für den Röm. Kayser ein Collect gesungen. Blatt 4: Wegen des starckhen Salut schiessen werden durch die außgerissnen Pferdt vill Personen zueboden getretten aber niemandt merckhlich geschedigt.

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        Famous History of the Life of King Henry the Eight

      [London]: [by Thomas Cotes for Robert Allot], [1632]. From the famed Second Folio of Shakespeare. Folio, handsomely bound in period style full calf paneled in blind and with gilt lettering on the upper board and spine, the spine also with gilt ruled raised bands. 205-232 pp. A very handsome and fine copy, the text with only the very lightest of mellowing from age, the binding proper and pristine. Shakespeare's famous play of pride, divorce, execution and the transformation or religious life in England. 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 one of the most famous plays from the volume bound separately. One of the most contemporary of Shakespeare's Histories it deals with the fall and execution of the Duke of Buckingham; the question of the Royal divorce; the pride and fall of Wolsey; the coronation of Anne Boleyn; the triumph of Cranmer over hi s enemies and the Christening of Princess Elizabeth. Its performance in June of 1613 resulted in the burning down of the Globe Theatre.

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        Dialogo . . . massimi sistemi del mondo Tolemaico, e Copernicano. Lacking engraved frontispiece and final blank. Bound with: Le operazioni del compasso geometrico (3rd ed.)

      Gio. Battista Landini, Florence 1632 - Galilei, Galileo (1564-1642). (1) Dialogo di Galileo Galilei Linceo . . . sopra i due massimi sistemi del mondo Tolemaico, e Copernicano. [8], 458, [32]pp. Woodcut text illustrations. Lacking engraved frontispiece and final blank. Florence: Gio. Battista Landini, 1632. (2) Le operazioni del compasso geometrico et militare. Terza edizione. [8], 80pp. Folding engraved plate, woodcut text illustrations. Padua: Paolo Frambotto, 1649. Together 2 works in 1, 4to. 222 x 160 mm. Late 19th or early 20th century vellum, gilt-lettered spine label; front free endpaper lacking. Minor dampstaining in the Dialogo, with small marginal tear in one leaf neatly mended. Very good, crisp copies. Bookplate (dated 1894) of the Durham Cathedral Library.(1) First Edition. Eight years after Pope Paul V had forbidden him to teach Copernican theory, Galileo received permission from a new Pope, Urban VIII, to discuss Copernican astronomy in a book, so long as that book provided equal and impartial discussions of the Church-approved Ptolemaic system. Galileo’s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems held to the letter of this command: the device of the dialogue, between a spokesman for Copernicus, one for Ptolemy and Aristotle, and an educated layman, allowed Galileo to remain technically uncommitted. After the book’s publication, however, Urban took offense at what he felt to be its jibes against himself and ordered Galileo to be tried by the Inquisition in Rome. Galileo was sentenced to permanent house arrest and forced to abjure all Copernican "heresy." The Dialogo was suppressed by the Church five months after its publication and formally condemned in June 1633; the work was placed on the Index librorum prohibitorum, where it remained until 1835. "In 1615 [Galileo] was officially silenced as regards the truth of astronomy. 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, willfulness, 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 and the Mind of Man). Carli & Favaro, Bibliografia Galileiana, 128. Cinti, Biblioteca Galileiana, 89. Dibner, Heralds of Science, 8. Horblit 18c. Norman 858. Printing and the Mind of Man 128. (2) Third edition. Galileo’s proportional compass, which he began manufacturing in 1597, was the most useful and successful calculating instrument until the invention of the slide rule in the mid-nineteenth century. In 1606 Galileo issued his Operazioni del compasso containing instructions on how to use the device; this first edition is a legendary rarity, as it was privately printed in an edition of only 60 copies. A second edition, with a small plate illustrating the compass, was published in 1640. The third edition is an exact reprint of the 1640 edition, but with a significantly larger plate. Carli & Favaro, Bibliografia Galileiana, 228. Cinti, Biblioteca Galileiana, 122. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fabulae ... Graecè & Latinè, nunc denuo selectae: eae item quas Avienus carmine expressit. Accedit Ranarum & murium pugna, Homero olim asscripta. Cum elegantissimis in utroque libello figuris, & utriusque interpretatione plurimis in locis emendata.Leiden, Joannes Maire, 1632. 8vo. With 47 woodcut illustrations (5 x 6.5 cm) by Christoffel van Sichem II in the text. Contemporary vellum, each board with a panel stamp (59 x 50 mm) of the Amersfoort coat of arms. Most endpapers later.

      Landwehr, Emblem & fable books F025 (2 copies); Hollstein XXVII, Van Sichem II, 31; for the panel-stamp: Spoelder, Prijsboeken, Amersfoort 1. Rare second(?) edition (one of three dated "1632") of a popular Greek and Latin school book, edited by the famous Dutch neo-Latin poet, humanist and Leiden Professor of Greek, Daniel Heinsius (1580-1655), with 47 beautiful woodcut illustrations by Christoffel van Sichem II. Aesop's fables were prescribed by the States of Holland in the Hollandsche schoolordre of 1625 as one of the books to be read in the 3rd class. Christoffel van Sichem II (ca. 1577-1658), the second of several woodcut artists in that family, studied with Jacques de Gheyn and was one of the leading Dutch book illustrators in the first half of the 17th century. Although the book has no prize certificate or inscription and no owner's name, the coat-of-arms of the city of Amersfoort on the binding of a school book strongly suggests a prize binding for a student at the Amersfoort Latin school. With an occasional contemporary manuscript note in Greek and Latin. With a small dark stain in the lower inside corner of the foot margin of many leaves, not approaching the text, and with very slight browning throughout, but still in good condition. The vellum of the binding is dirty and slightly rubbed but also good. Most endpapers later.

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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, complete set, 1632 and 1647, dates and imprints from colophons, 30 engraved plates. FOLIO, approximately 325 x 235 mm, 12¾ x 9 inches, Latin text, lacking letterpress title pages, present are the 2 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], lacking letterpress title and imprimatur page, collation: A-3M4 (3M4 blank), 11 folding engraved plates; VOLUME II, pages: [10 of 12], 480, [56], lacks letterpress title page, collation: A-3O4, a-g4, 19 engraved folding plates, 14 of them double page (3 plates misplaced at the front of the volume, they were inserted from another identical 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, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Fabulae . Graecè & Latinè, nunc denuo selectae: eae item quas Avienus carmine expressit. Accedit Ranarum & murium pugna, Homero olim asscripta. Cum elegantissimis in utroque libello figuris, & utriusque interpretatione plurimis in locis emendata.Leiden, Joannes Maire, 1632. 8vo. With 47 woodcut illustrations (5 x 6.5 cm) by Christoffel van Sichem II in the text. Contemporary vellum, each board with a panel stamp (59 x 50 mm) of the Amersfoort coat of arms. Most endpapers later.

      - Landwehr, Emblem & fable books F025 (2 copies); Hollstein XXVII, Van Sichem II, 31; for the panel-stamp: Spoelder, Prijsboeken, Amersfoort 1. Rare second(?) edition (one of three dated "1632") of a popular Greek and Latin school book, edited by the famous Dutch neo-Latin poet, humanist and Leiden Professor of Greek, Daniel Heinsius (1580-1655), with 47 beautiful woodcut illustrations by Christoffel van Sichem II. Aesop's fables were prescribed by the States of Holland in the Hollandsche schoolordre of 1625 as one of the books to be read in the 3rd class. Christoffel van Sichem II (ca. 1577-1658), the second of several woodcut artists in that family, studied with Jacques de Gheyn and was one of the leading Dutch book illustrators in the first half of the 17th century. Although the book has no prize certificate or inscription and no owner's name, the coat-of-arms of the city of Amersfoort on the binding of a school book strongly suggests a prize binding for a student at the Amersfoort Latin school. With an occasional contemporary manuscript note in Greek and Latin. With a small dark stain in the lower inside corner of the foot margin of many leaves, not approaching the text, and with very slight browning throughout, but still in good condition. The vellum of the binding is dirty and slightly rubbed but also good. Most endpapers later.

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        Brabantia Mariana tripartita.

      Jan Cnobbaert, Antverpiae 1632 - In-4 (20,5 x16 cm) de (24)-962 pp. (78) pp. d'index, veau fauve, dos orné à quatre nerfs, armes frappées recouvrant les plats, filet doré d'encadrement, tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque). Édition originale sortie des presses anversoires de Jan Cnobbaert. Vierge à l'enfant gravée sur le titre encadrée de l'inscription manuscrite à l'encre du temps Salve advocata Maria dulcis Maria sis nobis propitia. Description et recensement en trois livres des sanctuaires miraculeux dédiés à la Vierge dans le Brabant - qui comprenait alors la province d'Anvers - dénommé le "Jardin de Marie", par le chanoine norbertin de Tongerloo Augustin Wichmans qui montre avec ce travail une Vierge de victoire bienveillante à l'égard du peuple brabançon. Le livre II comprend 67 chapitres qui détaillent pour chaque sanctuaire l'histoire de chaque image ainsi que les miracles qu'elle a suscités. Le livre III énumère les monastères dédiés à la Vierge. « Les Pays-Bas méridionaux n'ont connu, tout au long du XVIIe siècle, que guerres et affrontements. En lutte contre les Provinces-Unies calvinistes, dévastés par les puissances européennes qui ont fait du pays leur champ de bataille, ils espèrent sans cesse une trêve définitive qui tarde à se concrétiser. Dans ce contexte politique troublé où les nombreux traités de paix ne conduisent qu'à de nouveaux conflits, les habitants recherchent une protection efficace pour leur patrie. Cette protection, certains veulent la trouver dans la figure de la Vierge Marie. C'est ainsi que quelques livrets de pèlerinage marial, véritables outils de propagande au service des autorités tant spirituelles que temporelles, réclament la paix en s'attachant à donner à la Mère de Dieu une dimension symbolique nouvelle. A côté de la traditionnelle Vierge miraculeuse qui guérit les maux, grands et petits, des simples particuliers, apparaît alors une Vierge patriote soignant les blessures de la nation. Au XVIIe siècle, les statues mariales miraculeuses sont légion dans les Pays-Bas méridionaux. D'origine médiévale ou d'invention récente, elles attirent les foules dans les sanctuaires où elles sont vénérées. Cette immense popularité est attisée par les autorités catholiques dans le cadre de la Contre-Réforme. En réaction aux attaques protestantes, elles ont fait de la Vierge la figure de proue de leur entreprise de reconquête. Elles encouragent donc la dévotion à une Marie puissante et victorieuse, intensifient le réseau de lieux sacrés qui lui sont voués, favorisent les pèlerinages aux statues miraculeuses mais exercent en même temps un contrôle sévère pour éviter tout excès qui nuirait à l'Église. Les gouverneurs qui se succèdent à la tête des Pays-Bas paraissent préserver la piété mariale. » Bel exemplaire aux armes du gouverneur général des Pays-Bas autrichiens Charles-Alexandre de Lorraine (Lunéville 1712 - château de Tervuren 1780) grand maître de l'ordre Teutonique et chevalier de l'Ordre de la Toison d'or. Catalogue des livres estampes et planches gravées de la Bibliothèque du Palais de feue S. A. R. le duc Charles de Lorraine et de Bar (Bruxelles, 1781), n°2053 ; Olivier-Hermal-Roton, planche 48 avec des armes différentes ; Annick Delfosse, La Vierge comme protectrice des Pays-Bas méridionaux dans les livrets de pèlerinage marial au XVIIe siècle in Revue belge de philologie et d'histoire - Année 2002, vol. 80 n°4 pp. 1225-1241. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Epitome Naturalis Scientiæ

      Oxoniæ [Oxford]: Iohannes [John] Lichfield Impensis Henrici [Henry] Cripps 1632 - "Editio Tertia", (xvi), 422, 443-632, (22) pp, the final leaf being a blank. Folding plate, creased but sound, light marginal browning to early leaves, with the paste downs unstuck from the boards revealing at the front part of a leaf from a mid-16th century Paris edition of Aristotle's "De Ortu & Interitu" that was used by the binder. Contemporary calf with three blind stamped rules to covers, some superficial loss, slight wear to the corners. A German physician and chemist, Sennert is best known for his contributions to early atomic theory, predating the experiments of scientists such as Robert Boyle. This general work on the natural sciences includes chapters on mineralogy, botany, cosmology and the human body. Styled "third edition", this is actually the first printing in Britain of this work, originally published in Wittenberg in 1618. STC 22231.

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        Le seiziesme tome dv Mercvre François: ov, Suite de l'Histoire de nostre temps, sous le Regne du Tres-Chrestien Roy de France & de Nauarre Lovys XIII

      A Paris: Chez Estienne Richer, ruë S. Iean de Latran, à l'Arbre verdoyant: Et en sa boutique au Palais sur le Perron Royal, M.DC.XXXII 1632 - [i.e. 1632].- // [Para pedidos desde fuera de España, por favor, consulte las condiciones de venta y envío, tipo B. / For orders to be delivered outside Spain, please, let you see our sale and shipping terms, type B. / Pour les commandes à livrer hors d'Espagne, s'il vous plait, voyez les conditions de vente et de livraison, type B].- // 8º mayor (xmm.); (2) f. [el segundo numerado 789], 790-798 [erratas, 992 en vez de 792, 195 en vez de 795], 798-858 p., 859-862 f., 863-878 p., 879-884, [siguen, mal numerados, los folios 895, 886, 887, 887, 889, 888, 885, 894, 887, 896], 889-894 f., 895-1096 p.; 1-176, clxxvii-cxcij, 177-835 p. [Errata, 184 en vez de 144]; sign.: EEEE-EEEE7, FFFF-HHHH8, IIII10, LLLL16, MMMM12, NNNN-ZZZZ8, AAAAA-AAAAA8, a-h8, i10, k8, l16, m-z8, aa-zz8, aaa-ggg8, hhh4, *-**8, ***-***2; marca tipográfica en portada, moto 'Aytarkis Olbios'; 2 grabados desplegables (costa de Pernambuco y citadelle de Cazal); privilegio del rey, de 21-3-1632, en **2.- // Encuadernación de época en pergamino; lomo rotulado 'Louis XIII, 1629-1630'. Leve rasgadura en el margen inferior de p. 206 sin pérdida; otra en un pliegue del primer grabado, con pérdida de papel sin afectar (ver foto), y otra en el margen interior del segundo grabado, sin pérdida. Punta de p. 407 perdida sin llegar al texto. Por lo demás, muy buen estado, con el papel muy limpio, sin manchas ni oxidaciones, ni más anotaciones, marcas o subrayados que algunas llamadas de atención de época y dos anotaciones.- // Proc.: Sin datos.- // Refs.: Sánchez-Martínez, T16-1.- // Primera edición del tomo XVI del 'Mercure François'. El tomo comienza con un aviso en el que se explica que la paginación y las signaturas son continuación de las del tomo 15 hasta dar fin a lo referido al año 1628, debido a que, en su momento, decidieron no añadirlas en ese tomo porque el volumen sería demasiado grueso. Por el mismo motivo, sin duda, para no interrumpir ese inicio del volumen con las signaturas EEEE correlativas del tomo anterior, todos los ejemplares llevan, también este, la tabla de contenidos y el privilegio encuadernados al final. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Foundations of Monetary Economics (Elgar Mini Series)

      1632 Seiten 25,1 x 17,8 x 14,2 cm, Gebundene Ausgabe ex Library Book / aus einer wissenschafltichen Bibliothek / Volume 1+2+3 / Sofort verfügbar / Rechnung mit ausgewiesener MwSt. liegt bei / daily shipping worldwide with invoice /

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        Chorographia Terrae Santae in Angvstiorem Formam Redacta et ex Variis Avctoribvs a Mvltis Erroribvs Expvrgata

      Amsterdam 1632 - Grande e decorativa carta geografica della Terra Santa, per la prima volta edita ad Anversa nel 1632, qui in una successiva ristampa di Amsterdam. La carta presenta al centro la pianta di Gerusalemme basata sul celebre modello di Villalpando, pubblicato nel 'Hierosolymae Veteris Imago'. Incisione in rame, finemente clorata a mano, due fogli uniti, margini nuovi, nel complesso in buono stato di conservazione. Molto decorativa. Large attractive plan of the Holy Land in east orientation. First published in Antwerp 1632. Centered a city plan of Jerusalem after Villalpando 'Hierosolymae Veteris Imago'. Surrounded with 18 illustrationes showing the temple and its instruments. Two prints joint, fine colouring, new margins, otherways in good conditions. Dimensioni 800 310mm

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        Kupferstich- Karte, v. J. Janssonius b. H. Hondius "Nova germaniae descriptio".

      - dat. 1632, 41,5 x 53,5 Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 2000:1C.1. Meurer, Germania 8.7.2.bc. Stopp, Germany 7c. Erstmals 1616 als Einblattdruck erschienen, hier 2. Zustand mit geänderter Datierung und dem Porträt von Kaiser Ferdinand II oben Mitte. So nur in der Französischen Atlasausgabe 1633 und der niederländischen 1634 erschienen. Die Randansichten zeigen Heidelberg, Mainz, Köln, Prag, Speyer, Wien, Frankfurt/Main, Nürnberg, Straßburg, Kaiser's Hof (wohl ebenfalls Prag), Augsburg, Erfurt und Leipzig. Links und rechts Reiterporträts der 7 Kurfürsten und des Kaisers. Abgesehen von einer kleinen Quetschfalte neben der Mittelfalz ausgezeichnetes Exemplar in sehr gutem Druck.

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        Sancti Ambrosii Mediolanensis episcopi opera ex editione romana sacrae scripturae contextum ad faciliorem

      Pariis - Cum privilegio regis 1632 - LATINO 3 volumi in un unico tomo rilegato. Antiporta con incisione che ritrae Sant' Ambrogio, bella marca tipografica al frontespizio con stampa a in rosso e nero, capilettera incisi, letetre dedicatorie, testo su due colonne, la numerazione delle pagine è assente in quanto sono numerate le colonne. Presente segnatura A - DDv. Coperte con evidente usura e legatura parzialmente distaccata.

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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. The third edition. Revised, enlarged, and newly corrected, with sundry descents of the Saxons Kings, their marriages and armes. Pp. [xxii](including blank preliminary)+1237[actually 1281, with pp. 1043-1086 numbered on rectos only]+[5](summary conclusion)+[80](table), frontispiece portrait, large printer's device on title page, numerous text illustrations, head & tailpiece decorations, and small decorative initials, the title and dedication pages and many of the decorations rubricated (usually in simple lines, occasionally more elaborately), several full page genealogical tables; f'cap. folio; early calf boards with decorative blind border within triple gilt rules, gilt edges and dentelles, corners lightly worn, sympathetically rebacked with modern calf spine lettered and decorated in gilt, the boards a trifle marked, including a thin ink stain to upper board near head of spine; all edges green; remains of ribbon marker; marbled endpapers; hinges neatly strengthened, bookseller's sticker at foot of upper pastedown, another earlier bookseller's sticker on verso of upper free endpaper, early inked signature on blank preliminary leaf, minor printing flaw p. 1068 (affecting a couple of letters of text), a few small marginal water stains, some of the illustrations faintly offset, occasional light foxing and soiling; printed by John Dawson for George Humble, London, 1632. STC 23049; Lowndes p. 2472. *John Speed (c. 1552-1629) is best known today as a cartographer. His atlas \i The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine contained the first individual county maps of England and Wales. In his own time, he was also highly regarded as an historian, and he was encouraged to begin his \i History of Great Britaine by William Camden and other fellow members of the Society of Antiquaries. This work, first published in 1611, is a companion to Speed's famous atlas, but is complete in itself. (In the first editions, the pagination was continuous through both volumes, which is why the present edition commences with 'the fifth book' and the table of contents includes the 'first four' books [ie., the atlas]). This edition is a variant of one published in 1631, and has the peculiar pagination noted by Lowndes. A neat early inked annotation at the foot of p. 1237 in this copy briefly updates the information to include the death of James I and the reign and death of Charles I. The frontispiece portrait of Speed, by Savery, appeared in the later editions of most of Speed's works. Other illustrations include portraits of kings, royal seals and coats of arms, coinage, etc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De Bello Belgico Decas II Famiani Stradae

      Roma 1632 - Mappa dei Paesi Bassi nelle forma di Leone, secondo frontespizio del famoso testo sulla guerra nelle Fiandre del Gesuita Famiano Strada, pubblicato a Roma nel 1632/47. Incisione in raame, finemente colorata a mano, restauri perfettamente eseguiti, nel complesso in buono stato di conservazione. A map of the Low Countries in the form of a Belgic lion, incorporated into the title page of this work about the Dutch wars of independence against Habsburg Spain between 1555 and 1590 which is replete with engraved battle scenes. In 1579 the northern provinces had established their independence as the United Provinces of the Netherlands, leaving the south under Catholic control as the Spanish Netherlands, but at the time this book was printed war with Spain was continuing, and it was only in 1648, at the end of the Thirty Years War, that Spain recognised Dutch independence. The lion features heavily in the coats of arms of both the Netherlands and Belgium. Taken form the "De Bello Belgico Decas Prima" by Famiano Strada. Copperplate with fine hand colouring, expert repairs perfectly executed, generally in good conditions. Dimensioni 220 310mm

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        Le livre de Patisserie.

      Lex.-8. Titel in Rot- u. Schwarzdruck u. m. kl. Holzst.-Vign., 2 Bll. (Inh. u. 1 ganzs. Holzstich-Porträt des Verf.)., VII(1), 506(2) S. Mit 10 chromolithogr. Tafeln (nach Ölbildern von E. Ronjat) u. 137 Holzst.-Illustr. im Text auf Tafelseiten. Leinenband d. Zeit m. goldgepr. Titel u. Verz. auf Rü., blindgepr. Deckelrahmen u. umseit. Goldschnitt (signiert: Vigneau & Pasquier). Einbd. lediglich an den Ecken u. Kapitalen m. geringf. Abriebspuren, im Text etw. gegilbt u. vereinz. stockfleckig, Tl. des Buchblockes im ob. Seitensteg etw. wasserrandig, 8 Seiten verdruckt (doppelt bedruckt u. dadurch kaum lesbar). Vicaire 418 Drexel 983 Georg 1632 Schraemli 99. Erste und anscheinend wohl einzige Ausgabe von Gouffes bekanntem Konditoreibuch, das - im Gegensatz zu seinem ebenfalls beliebtem Livre de Cuisine - nicht in deutscher Übersetzung erschien. Die Leistung des französischen Spitzenkochs Jules Gouffe (1807-1877) wird übereinstimmend als bahnbrechend für eine neue Küche und als besondere Wegmarke gewürdigt. Als erster trug er alle wesentlichen Rezepte der Haute-Cuisine-Küche und der einfachen Hausküche zusammen.

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        AFRICAE NOVA TABULA. Auct. Jud. Hondio’. Map of the continent of Africa with five images of natives in local costumes down each side and six views of cities along the top. Two cartouches, sailing ships, sea monsters and wild animals on the continent. After the plate by Jodocus Hondius published by Johannes Janssonius in

      Amsterdam in 1632 - 41x56cm. German text verso. Full contemporary colour. Very good condition. Framed. The first Africa map by Hondius of 1606 was re-engraved and reissued in 1623, ‘with the costume figures reversed, and the imprint added within a large cartouche surmounted by a clock and a death’s head.’ and then ‘.published again in 1632, with the bottom border [originally containing also six city views] omitted’. This is the map offered here. Tooley/Maps of the African Continent, p.53/54.

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        De Iure Jure Belli ac Pacis [Bound with] Tabulae Generales, Quibus.

      1632 - An Edition of De Jure Belli ac Pacis Overlooked by Ter Meulen and Diermanse Bound with a Rare (and Unrecorded) Synoptic Table of that Book Grotius, Hugo [1583-1645]. De Iure Belli ac Pacis Libri Tres. In Quibus Jus Naturae & Gentium, Item Juris Publici Praecipua Explicantur. Editio Nova ab Auctore ipso Recognita & Correcta: De qua Vide Pagina Frequenti. Amsterdam: Apud Guilielmum Blaeu, 1632. [xx], 421, [25], [6], 26, [2] pp. Octavo (6-1/4" x 3-3/4). [Bound after] Tabulae Generales, Quibus Univera Facies Operis Hugonis Grotii de Jure Belli et Pacis, In Usum Discenium Delineata Est. Wittenberg: Typis Joh. Wilkii, Acad. Typogr., n.d. Two folding tables, 6" x 6" and 13" x 7,"text on rectos and versos. Contemporary vellum with lapped edges, early hand-lettered title to spine. Light soiling, corners and spine ends bumped, hinges cracked, vellum just beginning to crack though pastedowns, some edgewear to Tabulae, first table neatly torn in half along fold line, a few short tears along fold lines of other table. Moderate toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, some leaves have faint dampspotting. Early and later owner signatures to front free endpaper, interior otherwise clean. * Grotius: later edition; Tabulae: only edition located. The Tabulae is a synopsis of De Jure Belli ac Pacis in the form of a diagram (with brief notes). It is apparently unrecorded, and we were not able to locate a copy on OCLC or KVK. It is bound to an equally curious edition of De Jure Belli ac Pacis that not listed in Ter Meulen and Diermanse's Bibliographie des Ecrits Imprimes de Hugo Grotius. It is similar to the edition described in Entry 569, but it includes an additional work, Mare Librerum. We located copies De Jure Belli identical to ours on OCLC.

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        History and Fate of Sacrilege

      Original manuscript excerpt., 1632, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, Original manuscript excerpt.. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall, Copyright date [circa 1632] leaves binding is folio. 11 leaves, later Quarter calf over Marble Boards, gilt rules to spine, gilt title and head of spine. 11 manuscript leaves bound in between blanks (for preservation] in Henry Spelman's hand [?] For the book "History and Fate Of Sacrilege" [1632, printed in 1698]. Leaves are crisp and clean, with very little foxing. Manuscript starts with "about the year," I suppose, 1615 or 16 I described with...." And ends with information on Walsingham Abbey. This is chapter 8 from the book (1698), pages 243 through 260. "In 1594, Spelman's purchases of leases of Blackborough and Wormegay Abbeys from the crown lessees caused him to be involved in extensive litigation in chancery, which was not settled until 1625 by the Lord Keeper, Sir Thomas Coventry. When Sir Francis Bacon heard the case, he found against Spelman, which perhaps explains his involvement in petitioning Parliament against the Lord Chancellor. It was in his unhappy tribulations over these former church properties that Spelman first discerned the infelicity of meddling with consecrated places. He was still collecting material on the punishment meted out to those committing sacrilege in 1633, but his work, The History and Fate of Sacrilege, although sent to the printers in 1663, was delayed in the press and temporarily lost during the fire of London. It was subsequently recovered by Edmund Gibson, but remained unpublished until 1698." (Oxford DNB). With exceptional provenance, last leaf docketed with note from Henry's son, Clement Spelman: "I received this copy of my Father Sr. H. Spelman collected from my nephew Charles Spelman. C. Spelm." Clement Spelman (1598-1679), cursitor of the exchequer and youngest son of Sir. Henry Spelman. Clement also wrote the preface to the 1646 edition of his father's treatise De non temerandis Ecclesiis. We don't believe it probable that this manuscript is in the hand of Henry Spelman (though it is possible), but it certainly is an early copy since Clement died in 1679. Also includes auction receipt from Sothebys, May, 1897, Original Manuscript

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        De Constantinopoleos Topographia lib. IV.

      Leiden: Elzevier, 1632 First edition. 24mo (11,2 x 5,5 cm). 428 pp. Contemporary overlapping full vellum. Spine with handwritten title. Gyllius's work on the topography of Constantinople provides a description of Constantinople. This description of Constantinople consists of four books. He describes initially the geographical location, the natural environment, the water supply and the climate of the region. He reviews the city's mythological and historical past, and subsequently, each one of the seven hills of the city. He then describes the monuments, temples, statues, Basilicas, walls, gates and towers &c. He comes back to the most ancient monuments on every hill and ends with the description of Galata and the Ottoman monuments. That is followed by a description of Constantinople at the time of the emperors Arcadius and Honorius around 400. At the end an index. Willems (367) quotes two editions of this work (Copinger 2037 & 2038); Brunet does not. Ours is the first of these two (Copinger 2037), with the Index Capitum printed between the Praefatio and the actual text; on p. 31, 1st line admonuisse i.s.o. admonuisset; on p. 33, line 5. With a fine engraved title page, depicting a bird's eye view of Constantinople and its harbour. The work contains 4 headpieces, 3 culs-de-lampe and 7 decorated woodcut initials. This edition not in Broman, nor in Traister, both only the second edition. Also not in Elsevier Heritage Collection. A very fine and remarkably fresh copy. For a full description and more images please visit: www.zaalbooks.nl .

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        Measure for Measure

      Thomas Cotes, 1632 The complete play from the Second Folio, bound in handsome cloth covers with leather spine. Pages 61 through 84 of the Second folio. Pages in excellent condition, covers fine. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.

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        Concordiae inter Alexandrum III. Summum Pont. et Fridericum I. Imperatorem Venetiis confirmatae Narratio ad veritatis scriptum stabilita. Criminationes ab authore actorum Alexandri Tertij, & Chronico Romualdi Archiepiscopi Salernitani depulsae. Caesaris Cardinalis Baronii Authoritas à calumnijs vindicata. Ex notis et animadversionibus Felicis Contelori bibliothecae Vaticanae custodis ad Fortunati Ulmi Libellum de Alexandri Tertii occulto adventu Venetias Anno MCLXXVII.

      De La Noue, 1632. In 4°, p. perg., pp. 260 + cc.nn. 6. Front. ill. Nervi. Carta forte. Ampi marg. Tagli spruzzati rossi.

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        Winter's Tale

      Thomas Cotes 1632 - The complete play from the Second Folio, bound in cloth covers. Pages 277 through 303 of the Second folio. Pages in excellent condition, covers fine. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historia dei fatti d'Antonio Lambertacci Nobile, e potente Cittadin Bolognese

      Bologna 1632 - In 4°, pp. (8), 98, (2). Legatura in pergamena coeva, titolo manoscritto al dorso. Prima edizione. Antonio Lambertacci, si distinse nella battaglia di Fossalta, dove fu artefice della cattura di Re Renzo, figlio del Barbarossa.Gaspare Bombaci, storico e araldista bolognese (1607- 1676); scrisse molte opere: L'Araldo ovvero delle armi delle famigle (1645), Historie memorabili dell città di Bologna ristrette. nelle vite di tre uomini illustri. (1666), e un'opera manoscritta Delle historie, e del governo antico, e nuovo della città di Bologna. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Totall Discourse, of the rare Adventures, and painefull Peregrinations of long nineteene yeares Travailes from Scotland, to the most famous Kingdomes in Europe, Asia, and Affrica.

      First edition, 1632. Printed by Nicholas Okes (London). 507 pages plus table at back. Tan leather binding; gilt ornamentation on spine; boards detached.JWSC LLC is listing this property on behalf of a private collector's estate. Documentation on file indicates this book was purchased by the estate in the 1970s from a UK dealer. Additional photography available.

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