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        De Droeve Ellendigheden van den Oorlooch seer aerdigh en konstighafgebeeldt door Jaques Callot Loreijns Edelman. [Dutch edition of Callot's most famous suite: "Les Miseres et malheurs de la guerre" (Translates: "The miseries and misfortunes of war") originally published in France in 1633].

      [Amsterdam]: Gerret van Schagen. Callot's most famous suite, Les Misères et malheurs de la guerre (the miseries and misfortunes of war, 1633), produced following Richelieu's invasion of Lorraine during the Thirty Years War. Oblong Large Octavo. Engraved titlepage in dutch plus 17 plates after Callot by Leon Schenk, numbered 2-18, each plate with 6 lines of verse by l'abbé Michel de Marolles. Plates 3-3/4 x 7-3/4 inches, mounted on larger leaves, titled in french in manuscript-writing. Both contemporary marbled boards cleanly detached (needs repair or new binding. Inside with only minor foxing. The plates clean and fresh. . [Amsterdam], Gerret van Schagen, [n.d., approximately 1730] Oblong - 8°. 18 original plates (including Frontispiece) with 20 interleaved, blank pages. All plates subtitled in dutch. Hardcover with label in english on front board. Callot's most famous suite, Les Misères et malheurs de la guerre (the miseries and misfortunes of war, 1633), produced following Richelieu's invasion of Lorraine during the Thirty Years War. Oblong Large Octavo. Engraved titlepage in dutch plus 17 plates after Callot by Leon Schenk, numbered 2-18, each plate with 6 lines of verse by l'abbé Michel de Marolles. Plates 3-3/4 x 7-3/4 inches, mounted on larger leaves, titled in french in manuscript-writing. Both contemporary marbled boards cleanly detached (needs repair or new binding. Inside with only minor foxing. The plates clean and fresh. Jacques Callot was a baroque printmaker and draftsman from the Duchy of Lorraine (an independent state on the north-eastern border of France, southwestern border of Germany and overlapping the southern Netherlands). He is an important person in the development of the old master print. He made more than 1,400 etchings that chronicled the life of his period, featuring soldiers, clowns, drunkards, Gypsies, beggars, as well as court life. He also etched many religious and military images, and many prints featured extensive landscapes in their background. His most famous prints are his two series of prints each on "the Miseries and Misfortunes of War". These are known as Les Grandes Misères de la guerre, consisting of 18 prints published during 1633, and the earlier and incomplete Les Petites Misères — referring to their sizes, large and small (though even the large set are only about 8 x 13 cm). These images show soldiers pillaging and burning their way through towns, country and convents, before being variously arrested and executed by their superiors, lynched by peasants, or surviving to live as crippled beggars. At the end the generals are rewarded by their monarch. During 1633, the year the larger set was published, Lorraine had been invaded by the French during the Thirty Years' War and Callot's artwork is still noted with Francisco Goya's Los Desastres de la Guerra (The Disasters of War), which was influenced by Callot, as among the most powerful artistic statements of the inhumanity of war. (Wikipedia)

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        Kupferstich- Karte, n. Mercator b. H. Hondius, "Cuba insula. Hispaniola insula. Insula Jamaica. Ins. S. Ioannis. Is. Magareta.", 5 Karten auf 1 Blatt.

      - 1633, 35,5 x 39,5 Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 9610:1A. Kapp, Jamaika Nr. 7. - Zeigt die Inseln Kuba, Hispaniola, Jamaika, Puerto Rico und die Isla de Margarita (Venezuela). Mit einem Plan v. Havanna. Im Kartenbild Meeresungeheuer u. Segelschiffe. Mit je 2 kleinen Wurmlöchern links und rechts.

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        He Kaine Diatheque Novum Testamentum. Ex Regiis aliisque optimis editionibus, hac nova expressum : cui quid accesserit, Præfatio docebit

      Ex Officina Elzeviriorum, Lugd. Batavorum (Leiden) 1633 - 36mo (5 x 2 3/4"). [16], 861, 34, [1]pp. Contemporary full vellum with gilt-lettered leather title laid on spine. Title page in red and black lettering. Engraved printer's device on title. Decorative headpieces and initials. Second Elzivir edition of this New Testament in ancient Greek. The first edition was published in 1624, followed by five others in 1633 (our copy), 1641, 1656, 1662, 1670 and 1678. In the preface occurs for the first time the now familiar phrase 'Textus Receptus': "Textum ergo habes, nunc ab omnibus receptum: in quo nihil immutatum aut corruptum damus." For this edition, the Testament of 1624 was subjected to a careful scrutiny, yet Reuss was able to discover only one variation in reading, while Scrivener records no more than seven or eight. The new features of this second edition are the division of the text into verses, and the addition of the Toy Kata Matgaion at the end of the book. The preface alludes to the convenient size of the Elzevir edition. Also, the device on the title page differs slightly from that in the 1624 edition. (See Darlow & Moule 4679). Binding age-toned, and partly chipped along upper edges. Contemporary previous owner's inscription in Latin dated Paris 1650 on inside of front cover. Contemporary previous owner's name and title on title page (not affecting lettering). Minor chipping at upper margin of the first nine leaves (not affecting lettering). Sporadic age-toning and foxing throughout. Introductory text in Latin, New Testament in ancient Greek. Binding in overall fair, interior in good+ condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HE KEINE DIATHEQUE. NOVUM TESTAMENTUM. Ex Regiis Aliisque Optimis Editionibus ,hac nova expressum. Cui quid accesserit prefatio docebit.

      Lugduni Batavorum, Ex Officina Elzéviriennes, 1633. 861 pages with index pp. No marks or other defects in the book, only just a little foxing to some pages. Bound in a recent very fine full calf with blindstamping , all edges gilt. Bound bu the vell known danish bookbinder Harry Larsen. 17051203

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        The Two Bookes of Sir Francis Bacon of the Proficience and Advancement of Learning, Divine and Humane

      The Two Bookes of Sir Francis Bacon of the Proficience and Advancement of Learning, Divine and Humane. To the King. by Francis Bacon Third Edition Printed by I.(J.) L. (Lichfield) Printer to the University (i.e. Oxford), for Thomas Huggins, 1633. The first edition was printed in 1605, dedicated to King James I (of King James Bible fame) concerning the importance and not only the break-down of fields of scholarship in education but other aspects of activities such as sports, namely tennis which he claims "So that as tennis is a game of no use in itself, but of great use in respect it maketh a quick eye and a body ready to put itself into all postures", somewhat similar to John Locke's Some Thoughts Concerning Education which was addressed to a friend's son. King James' son Charles was five years old at the time of the first edition, and King James, for all his faults, was a highly learned man and possibly wanted a top-rate education for his son who would become King Charles I. He need look no further than Francis Bacon, quite possibly the most learned man of the late Elizabethan and early Jacobean periods. Edition, Size, Binding, and Collation: Third edition, 1633, not stated but previously published in 1605 and later in 1629 after Bacon's death in 1626. This could also be characterized as the first Oxford edition of this work. The book's size is a nice squarish octavo measuring 8" x 5" and about 3/4" in width. Appears to be bound in red-brown boards of a flaming design, which possibly date circa 1700 nicely re-cased with a new spine with bands and new endpapers, possibly enacted relatively recently. The page edges are in red. Book plate of "Nicholas Wall Sometime his book". Collates complete as follows: two new blank leaves, one blank original leaf, Title Page, Main Text 1-335 broken down as First Booke (1-90) and the Second Booke (91-335), two new blank leaves. Condition: Very well preserved copy, NO major tears. slight nicking to the edges of pages 1/2 and 3/4. Typical age toning but pages are for the most part quite clean and relatively bright, which I would grade at near fine in a near fine+/fine- binding. Overall a pleasing copy of one of the most important early works of English scholarship.NOTE: The pictures are of the actual item for sale. (The pictures are NOT a stock photo.)

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        Kupferstich- Karte, b. Hondius n. Mercator, "Insulae Indiae orientalis praecipuae, in quibus Moluccae celeberrimae sunt".

      - 1633, 34 x 48 Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 8500:1A. - Mit 3 Kartuschen und schöner maritimer Staffage. Zeigt auch die Philippinen und Singapur. - Tadellos erhalten. Franz. Rückseitentext. Je ein kleines Wurmloch links und rechts.

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        Kupferstich- Karte, v. Hamersveld u. Rogers b. I. Janssonius - Hondius, "Venezuela cum parte Australi Novae Andalusiae".

      - 1633, 37,5 x 49 Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 9830:1.1. Mit 2 Kartuschen und 2 Windrosen. Zeigt sehr schön auch die Insel Trinidad sowie Aruba, Bonaire und Curacao. mit je 2 kleinen Wurmlöchern links und rechts.

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        A Treatise Of the Divine Promises In Five Books

      Printed by George Miller dwelling in Black Friers,, London: 1633 - Fair in contemporary full leather covered boards with ruled black bands on the spine and black ruled borders on the boards. A small octavo measuring 7 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches with much of the leather of the spine missing and the boards are loose from the text block as is the first free end page. Worm holes are present throughout the pages of the text block, but they seem to have been careful about not invading the printed areas. Written in pencil at the upper edge of the title page are the words: "very scarce". 260 pages of text followed by a six page index of "the principall (sic) things contained in this Treatise". This copy shows the author's name as "Edward Legh". Subsequent editions of the book modified his name to "Edward Leigh". Edward Leigh (1602-1671) was a theologian and early English Puritan. His writings were prolific but he was more of a compiler than writer of original thought. This title appears to have been his first book. OCLC reports that only 14 college, university or national libraries own a copy of this title. Later printings and facsimile copies are more in evidence worldwide. As of this writing, no other copies of the first edition of this title are listed for sale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Iosiae Simleri Vallesiae et Alpium descriptio. .

      1633. . 1633 - Ex Officina Elzeviriana. Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden, Países Bajos). . 1 Vol. . 377 pp.+3 H. de índice. Veinticuatroavo. Pasta española de época. Europa (Suiza), Geografía / Atlas / Mapas / Cartografía / Geología , Idiomas (Latín), Siglo XVII . Edición salida de las prensas de la Oficina Elzeviriana de esta obra sobre los Alpes y el cantón suizo de Valais a cargo del teólogo y humanista suizo Josias Simmler. Esta obra es en realidad un compendio de obras anteriores sobre la región, reunidas en un solo texto que es considerado como la primera descripción extensa de la cordillera centroeuropea. Portada calcográfica alegórica a la región que muestra la imagen de San Mauricio (Saint Moritz). Encuadernación de época en pasta española con nervios, dorados y tejuelo en lomera. Ejemplar muy bien conservado.

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        The Holy Bible : containing the Old Testament and the New. / Newly translated out of the originall tongues, and with the former diligently compared and revised, by his Maiesties speciall commandement. Appointed to be read in churches.

      Edinburgh : Printed by the printers to the Kings most excellent Majestie [i.e. R. Young] Cum privilegio, Anno Dom 1633. 0. The first edition of the King James' Bible printed in Scotland ( though the New Testament was printed in 1628). A very good full leather binding with an engraved title page and frontispiece engraving of Adam and Eve. 8vo. 6.75" x 4.5" x 1.5" . Original brown calf. spine with 5 raised bands. Hinges and corners carefully strengthened. Royal coat of arms to front free-endpaper, before frontis. Old Testament ends on Nn 8b; Apocrypha Oo - Yy 4b; New Testament Aaa 2a - Mmm 4a; The New Testament of our Lord and Sauiour Jesus Christ" has a separate dated printed title page, within a wodcut border, and royal coat of arms to verso. Bound with: "A Briefe Concordance To The Whole Bible." No title page, and separate register; A - F 8a . In this state has 2F6v, Isaiah LXVI, 24 has "carkases"; 3G1r catchword is "37 But"; 3K3r, right column has headline "Of Widows" . Text in very good condition, lightly toned, with just a few small edge tears. Leaves Ll 2 & Qq 1 have suffered some loss, but both leaves have been carefully repaired with the missing text supplied in neat contemporary manuscript. Leaf Qq 2 with old repair affecting 6 lines of text. Lacks Eee 5 & Eee 6 (John ix - xii) . "It has been supposed that this Bible was published in connection of Charles I. at Edinburgh in June, 1633. Robert Young, a Londoner, is said to have become the King's Printer for Scotland, 12, April 1632... The engraved title-page represents Moses and Aaron, the twelve tribes, the twelve Apostles, and the four Evangelists. At the top is a triangular symbol of the Trinity, surrounded by a glory, whence issues a handholding a book, which bears all the letterpress except two lines inscribed on a scroll below." - See Herbert 476 A . Also referenced by Wing STC 2311. .

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        Sammelblatt mit 6 Darstellungen auf einem Blatt, "Ihr Cavallier beschauwt euch all daß euch das Loß also nicht fall".

      - Kupferstich ( anonym ), 1633, 21 x 33 Einblattdruck. Nicht bei Hellwig ( Hogenberg ) und Drugulin. Auf dem Blatt wird die Hinrichtung von 13 Offizieren ( darunter Obrist Lorenz v. Holzkirchen) und 5 Reitern ( am 14.2. 1633 ) dargestellt, die am 11.2. 1633 wegen Feigheit und Verrat verurteilt wurden ( im Liechtensteinpalais in Prag ). Am oberen Rand 2 Szenen 1) Ankunft der Verurteilten 2) Verlesung des Urteils. Mittig: 3 -5 ) Szenen der Hinrichtung. Unten 6) Abtransport der Leichen in Särgen.

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        Cartes Generalles des Royaumes & Prouinces, de La haulte et baße Alemaigne, Reueiies et Corigéegs, par Le Sr. Taßin. Geographe Ordinaire de sa Mate à 1633

      Eigenverlag 1633 - - Pastoureau Tassin III Ad. / Phillips - Le Gear 8453 - Gewicht in Gramm: 88 Eigenverlag, Paris, 1633. 1 gestochenes Titelblatt, 47 (von 57) gestochenen Karten (Maße: ca. 19,5 cm x 13,5 cm), (Text- und Einband fehlen/teils nachträglich grenzkoloriert/gering fleckig)

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        Kupferstich- Karte, v. A. Goos n. N. I. Piscator (= C.J. Visscher ), "Tabula Electoratus Brandenburgici, Meckelenburgi et Maximae Partis Pomeraniae .".

      - dat. 1633, 45 x 54,7 Campbell, Vischer Nr. 18 u. Taf. V; Von Stettin bis Breslau Nr. 519 mit Abb.( Ausgabe 1630). - Oben mittig Schriftkartusche und mit insgesamt 4 Stadtansichten von Stettin, Stralsund, Rostock und Frankfurt/Oder ( je ca. 4,5 x 14 ). - Ausgezeichneter Druck dieser seltenen Karte.

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        Kupferstich- Karte, n. Ger. Mercator b. H. Hondius, "Cyprus Ins.".

      - 1633, 35 x 49 Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici 8130:1A. ; Zacharakis (2. Aufl.) Nr. 1451 und Abb. Nr. 285; Stylianou Nr. 98 und Abb. Nr. 101/102. - Zeigt Zypern (23 x 47 cm), darunter 6 weitere Inselkarten: Stalimini, Chios, Mitilene, Negroponte, Cerigo und Rhodos. Mit 2 Rollwerkskartuschen und maritimer Staffage. Je ein kleines Wurmloch links und rechts.

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        L’incoronazione della Vergine

      1633 - Xilografia, 1633, firmata in lastra in basso a destra. Esemplare di secondo stato, edito da Rubens, dal quale la composizione deriva, esattamente da un dipinto già nella chiesa dei Gesuiti di Anversa. Buona prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva, con margini oltre la linea marginale, tracce di piega di carta verticale al verso, per il resto in buono stato di conservazione. Come fa notare il Bodart la tavola fu incisa e stampata nel 1633 dalla tipografia Plantjn. Woodcut, 1633, signed at lower right. The Coronation of the Virgin; the Virgin is crowned by God the Father holding an orb and a sceptre, Christ at right, the Holy Spirit hovering above; on clouds view da sotto in su; after Peter Paul Rubens. A good impression of the second state, published by Rubens himself, with margins, showing trace of central fold, generally in good conditions. After the painting by Rubens (described under Rooses 364); formerly in the Jesuits' Church in Antwerp. A modello by Rubens is in the Musée du Louvre, Paris, inv.no.2123. Le Blanc 8, Hollstein 10; Bodart, Rubens e l’incisione 153. Dimensioni 440 330mm [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Le Grandi Miserie della Guerra - Arruolamento delle truppe

      1633 - Acquaforte, 1633, della serie Le Grandi Miserie della Guerra. Esemplare del secondo stato di tre, avanti la firma di Callot e con la lastra numerata. Magnifica prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva con filigrana "corno da caccia" (Lieure 47), con margini, in perfetto stato di conservazione. Callot incise due serie di stampe che illustrano le miserie della guerra. La prima, in un formato più piccolo e quindi chiamata Le Piccole miserie della guerra, è costituita da sei stampe, che Callot incise intorno al 1632. Le piccole miserie di solito sono considerati come schizzi preliminari per le più famose Grandi Miserie. Les Grandes Misères et Malheurs de la Guerre, furono pubblicate nel 1633, nel corso del conflitto paneuropeo conosciuto come la Guerra dei Trent'anni, con il privilegio reale di Luigi XIII. La serie è composta da 18 incisioni, incluso il frontespizio. La dimensione delle immagini incise è piuttosto piccola, 113-115 x 51-57 mm; questo obbligherebbe chi le osserva a esaminarle molto da vicino, in modo da poter vedere chiaramente i dettagli di ogni stampa. La loro forma rettangolare, crea un allungamento del campo pittorico che promuove una sorta di scansione progressiva nella visualizzazione. Inoltre, il testo sotto l'immagine, che ha un orientamento orizzontale, fornisce la direzione di lettura da sinistra a destra. In ogni di crea un contrasto tra la raffigurazione più indistinta di gruppi di persone e il dettaglio di altri gruppi più esigui nel numero di figure. I diversi scenari e le persone che vi figurano non hanno dei riferimenti evidenti di una specifica nazionalità o identità. Infatti, la mancanza di questi elementi consente esaminare in maniera più generale la natura della guerra, senza entrare in polemica o abbracciare le idee propagandistiche del periodo. Tranne il frontespizio, ogni incisione è accompagnato da sei versi, sotto forma di tre rime baciate, attribuiti a Michel de Marolles, Abbé de Villeloin. Pur non essendoci prove certe, l’attribuzione sembra ragionevole dato che l'abate era un poeta e un grande collezionista de stampe che possedeva, infatti, 1468 stampe di Callot. La serie inizia con tre lastre raffiguranti la guerrain senso stretto: il frontespizio reca gli emblemi della guerra, seguono poi "Il reclutamento delle truppe", e "La Battaglia". Le successive cinque stampe, 4-8, mostrano i crimini commessi dai militari: il saccheggio di una locanda, di una casa, di un chiostro, di un villaggio, e l'assalto ai viandanti. La stampa successiva, la numero 9, illustra la scoperta cattura dei soldati-predoni. Seguono cinque stampe, 10-14, che mostrano le pene di questi soldati: la corda, l’impiccagione, la fucilazione, il rogo, e la ruota. Tre stampe, 15-17, illustrano le sventure che accadono ai soldati: malati e feriti nell'ospedale; mendicanti ed i moribondi per le strade; La vendetta dei contadini. L'ultima stampa, 18, mostra la distribuzione delle ricompense ai soldati. Etching, 1633, from the Large Miseries of War. Second state, dated 1633 (in the title page) and with the plate numbered. A very good impression, printed on contemporary laid paper, with "hunting horn" watermark (Lieure 47), with margins, very good condition. Callot etched two series of prints illustrating the miseries of the war. The first, in a smaller format and therefore called the Small Miseries of War, consist of six prints, which Callot etched ca. 1632. The Small Miseries are usually treated as a preliminary sketches for the more famous Large Miseries. Les Grandes Misères et Malheurs de la Guerre, issued in 1633, during the course of the pan-European conflict known as the Thirty Years War, with a royal privilege from Louis XIII. The series consist of 18 etchings, included the title pahe. The size of the etched images is quite small, 113-115 x 51-57 mm; this would compel a viewer to examine them in close physical proximity, so as to be able to see each print clearly. Their wide, shallow rectangular shape creates an elongation

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        INFERNUS, Damnatorum Carcer et Rogus, AETERNITIS Pars IIe [.] ab Hier. Drexelio è Soc. Jesu.

      Colon. Agrippinae, Apud Bernard Gualteri, 1633 - 1 volume in-24 (116 x 60 mm. - Hauteur des marges : 114 mm.) de 1 titre-frontispice gravé, 9 feuillets non chiffrés, 312 pages chiffrées la table des chapitres (dernier feuillet). 9 figures gravées sur cuivre hors-texte (comprises dans la pagination). Texte en latin. Reliure plein vélin ivoire à rabats à l'imitation des reliures de l'époque, avec lacets, dos muet. Reliure de qualité, intérieur très frais. NOUVELLE ÉDITION.Cet ouvrage a paru en latin pour la première fois en 1623 et a été réimprimé de nombreuses fois au cours du XVIIe siècle. Le Jésuite Jérémie Drexel (Drexelius) (1581(1638), originaire d'Augsbourg, fut un célèbre prédicateur. Il était professeur de de littérature ascétique, d'humanité et de rhétorique. Il professait une véritable passion pour l'iconographie symbolique, mise en évidence ici avec les 9 compositions relatives aux tourments de l'Enfer, à ses Démons et ses Supplices. Les figures ne sont pas signées mais d'une très grande finesse et fort bien imprimées sur papier fin. Ce volume constitue la deuxième partie de son ouvrage intitulé De Arternitis (De l'Eternité). La vision de l'Enfer qui livre aux pécheurs est effrayante comme il se doit : hommes et femmes enchaînés dans les ténèbres, brûlés dans les flammes, accueillis par des monstres, projetés dans les entrailles de la terre, torturés sur la roue et dévorés par les basilics et autres griffons infernaux. Voilà ce qui nous attend lorsque le péché a envahi notre âme et notre cœur. Les damnés sont promis à tous les tourments et ce petit livre pourrait convertir plus d'un mécréant par la force de l'illustration seule. Bien que ce petit ouvrage ait été réimprimé de nombreuses fois, les exemplaires se trouvent aujourd'hui difficilement. Nous n'avons trouvé aucun exemplaire sur les sites de vente de livres rares en ligne (consultés le 18 mai 2017). Une notre manuscrite ancienne présente sur la garde blanche de notre exemplaire indique : "ce livre a été traduit en français par le jésuite Ant. Girard, 1638, par le P. Colombe barnabite, 1788. (Éternité malheureuse ou les Supplices éternels des réprouvés / Paris / Briand)" BEL EXEMPLAIRE. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le dix-septieme 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 sainct Iean de Latran à l'Arbre Verdoyant: Et en sa boutique au Palais sur le Perron Royal 1633 - [i.e. 1633].- // [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.); (34), 811, 814-817 p. [errores de paginación, 802-803 en vez de 800-801, 806-807 en vez de 804-805, 810-811 en vez de 808-809], 214 p.; sign.: _-_2, _-_8, _-_7; A-Zz8, Aaa-Bbb8, Ccc-Ccc6, Ddd-Eee8, Fff2; a-o3; marca tipográfica en portada, moto 'Aytarkis Olbios'; 2 grabados desplegables de las posiciones de los ejércitos de Tilly y del rey de Suecia; privilegio del rey, de marzo de 1633, sin mención del día, para los tomos 17 y 18.- // Encuadernación de época en plena piel con doble tejuelo; cortes tintados en lluvia. Cofia y pie perdidos; planos, cantos y puntas rozados; punto de taladro en el margen interior de la mitad del libro, sin afectar; cerco de humedad antiguo en la punta superior de las hojas de la Tabla y en las puntas interiores del margen inferior en la segunda mitad del libro. Sin oxidaciones, marcas, anotaciones ni subrayados.- // Proc.: Sin datos.- // Refs.: Sánchez-Martínez, T17-1.- // Primera edición del tomo XVII del Mercure François, en el que se da cuenta de cómo, con la paz de Cherasco, se concluyen las disputas de los ducados de Montserrate y Mantua (disputas a las que se dedicó buena parte del tomo anterior) y se da detalle pormenorizado de la guerra en 1631 entre los luteranos comandados por el rey de Suecia, Gustavo Adolfo II, y la Liga católica. El ejemplar que ofrecemos está bien completo de los dos deliciosos grabados, de los que suele faltar uno, cuando no los dos, con las posiciones de los ejércitos del general Tilly y del rey de Suecia en la batalla de Breintelfeld, al norte de Leipzig. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tēs Kainēs Diathēkēs apanta: Novi Testamenti Libri

      [8] pp 459 [13] Sombre-bound Greek New Testament with attractive and most unusual late seventeenth century cut-work decoration to the goatskin covered boards, all edges black. Octavo format with triple blind ruled panels, two blind binder's devices and a central oval and floral cut-work decoration with floral and tulip designs to the corners. Marbled end-papers, printed text-block trimmed, sometimes touching signatures. Light staining to a few pages, backstrip probably reinforced internally with glue. Late eighteenth century ownership stamp to first blank of 'W. M Atkins'. This Greek New Testament was printed in Leiden by Elzevir for Richard Whittaker whose London address is given for the imprint. The first four words of the title in Greek are Romanised with an engraved printer's device below. The text, with its introduction by Whittaker and the Elzevir printer, forms part of the post-Reformation quest for an acceptable and intellectually plausible version of the New Testament in Greek. A fashion for sombre bindings existed around the fifty years from 1675 to 1725; this example is both unusual and very beautiful.

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        Merlinus Anglicus Junior: Or, the Starry Messenger, for the Year of Our Redemption, 1752. Being Bissextile, Or Leap Year: Wherein is Contained, I. Astronomical, Astrologlical, and Meteorological Observations. II. The State of the Year Deduced According to Art, from Solar Ingresses, Eclipses, Various Configurations, Aspects and Conjunctions of the Seven Planets. III. The Rising, Southing, and Setting of the Moon, and High-Water at London Bridge. IV. Tables of Rising, Southing, and Setting of the Seven Stars, and Other Fixed Stars of Note: A Perpetual Table of the Rising and Setting of the Sun, Beginning and Ending of Twilight, and Length of the Day and Night, to Every Fifth Day Throughout the Year with Many Other Tables Pertinent for Such a Work, All Accommodated to the Meridian of London, Whose Latitude is 51 Degrees, 32 Minutes North, But Will Serve for Any Part of Great-Britain Or Ireland. The Like Not Extant. By Henry Coley, Student in the Mathematicks and the Coelestial Science.

      Original Edition (NOT a Reprint). Duodecimo. 48 unnumbered pages. Softcover / Disbound. No binding. Original bookblock with some pages cleanly detached. Very good condition of the block. Needs new binding. Henry Coley (18 October 1633 30 April 1704) was an astrologer and mathematician, and amanuensis of William Lilly. Coley was born, as shown in an inscription round a portrait of him by Robert White, found in some of his works, on 18 October 1633 in Oxford. His father was a joiner. In 1648 he became a clerk in the Parliamentary army in 1654 he moved to London and worked as a ladies' tailor in Gray's Inn Lane. In 1656 he married and they had one child in 1660, after his wife's death, he married again their son born in 1661 died soon after birth. He taught himself mathematics, astrology, Latin and French. From 1663 he lived in Baldwins Gardens, where he taught astrology and mathematics, and received clients. By the 1670s he had a flourishing practice. In 1669 he published Clavis Astrologiæ Elimata or a Key to the whole Art of Astrology, new filed and polished. It was well received. A second and enlarged edition was published in 1676 it was dedicated to Elias Ashmole, and included a tribute by William Lilly. In 1672, following the success of Clavis, he published the first number of his almanac, and it appeared annually until his death. Coley acted as William Lilly's amanuensis from 1677, when the latter was stricken with the illness of which he eventually died. The editor of Lilly's Autobiography tells us: "His judgments and observations for the succeeding years till his death were all composed by his directions, Mr. Coley coming to Hersham the beginning of every summer, and stayed there till by conference with him he had despatched them for the press to whom at these opportunities he communicated his way of judgment and other 'Arcana.'" Lilly constantly makes reference in his works to Coley's merit as a man and as a professor of mathematics and occult science. On his death in 1681, Lilly bequeathed to him his almanac Merlini Anglici Ephemeris, or Astrological Judgment for the Year, which had reached its thirty-sixth year of publication from 1681 it was issued by Coley "according to the method of Mr. Lilly." After Lilly's death, Coley continued to publish his predictions, as for instance, The great and wonderful Predictions of that late famous Astrologer, William Lilly, Mr. Partridge, and Mr. Coley concerning this present year 1683. Coley attained considerable distinction as a mathematician: we are told by his almanac that he taught "arithmetic, vulgar, decimal, and logarithmical, geometry, trigonometry, astronomy, navigation, the use of the celestial and terrestrial globes, dialling, surveying, gaging, measuring, and the art of astrology in all its branches," at Baldwins Gardens. He corrected and enlarged Joseph Moxon's Mathematics made easy (London, 1692), and also William Forster's Arithmetic, or that useful art made easie (London, 1686). He died in London on 30 April 1704. (Wikipedia) William Lilly (11 May [O.S. 1 May] 1602 9 June 1681) has been described as "the most abused as well as the most celebrated astrologer of the seventeenth century". Born the son of a yeoman farmer in Leicestershire, Lilly travelled to London as a youth to take up a servant's position. Seven years later he secured his fortune by marrying his former master's widow, allowing him the leisure to study astrology. In 1644, during the English Civil War, he published the first of many popular astrological texts,and in 1647 he published Christian Astrology, a huge compendium of astrological technique. This was the first of its kind to be printed in the English language rather than Latin, and is said to have tutored "a nation in crisis in the language of the stars". By 1659, Lilly's fame was widely acknowledged and his annual almanac was achieving sales of around 30,000 copies a year. Lilly's autobiography, published towards the end of his life in 1681, at the request of his patron Elias Ashmole, gives candid accounts of the political events of his era, and biographical details of contemporaries that are unavailable elsewhere. It was described, in the late 18th century, as "one of the most entertaining narratives in our language", in particular for the historical portrayal it leaves of men like John Dee, Simon Forman, John Booker, Edward Kelley, including a whimsical first meeting of John Napier and Henry Briggs, respective co-inventors of the logarithm and Briggsian logarithms, and for its curious tales about the effects of crystals and the appearance of Queen Mab. In it, Lilly describes the friendly support of Oliver Cromwell during a period in which he faced prosecution for issuing political astrological predictions. He also writes about the 1666 Great Fire of London, and how he was brought before the committee investigating the cause of the fire, being suspected of involvement because of his publication of images, 15 years earlier, which depicted a city in flames surrounded by coffins. Lilly was a controversial character who was both aided and abetted by powerful friends and enemies. He attracted the attention of many members of Parliament, through the support of Sir Bulstrode Whitelocke, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England, (to whom he dedicated his Christian Astrology), but also accused Members of Parliament of engineering charges against him in 1651. To his supporters he was an "English Merlin" to his detractors he was a "juggling wizard and imposter". He is described as having been a genius at something "that modern mainstream opinion has since decided cannot be done at all", and having developed his stature as the most important astrologer in England through his social and political involvement, as well as his impact on the astrological tradition. (William Lilly)

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        The first part of the Institutes of the Lawes of England, or, A commentary upon Littleton : not the name of the author only, but of the law it selfe. The third edition, corrected.

      London: Printed By M. F. I. H. and R.t. Assignes of II. More, Esquire, 1633. Small folio. 18 x 28 cm. Later olive calf with compartments, blind stamping and 5 raised bands with leather label. [10] 395 leaves numbered on right hand pages [65 un numbered pages]. This is the earliest edition on the market. Woodcut title page.

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        A Treatise Of the Divine Promises In Five Books

      London: Printed by George Miller dwelling in Black Friers, 1633. First Edition. Fair in contemporary full leather covered boards with ruled black bands on the spine and black ruled borders on the boards. A small octavo measuring 7 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches with much of the leather of the spine missing and the boards are loose from the text block as is the first free end page. Worm holes are present throughout the pages of the text block, but they seem to have been careful about not invading the printed areas. Written in pencil at the upper edge of the title page are the words: "very scarce". 260 pages of text followed by a six page index of "the principall (sic) things contained in this Treatise". This copy shows the author's name as "Edward Legh". Subsequent editions of the book modified his name to "Edward Leigh". Edward Leigh (1602-1671) was a theologian and early English Puritan. His writings were prolific but he was more of a compiler than writer of original thought. This title appears to have been his first book. OCLC reports that only 14 college, university or national libraries own a copy of this title. Later printings and facsimile copies are more in evidence worldwide. As of this writing, no other copies of the first edition of this title are listed for sale.

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        Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes

      1633 - GERARD, JOHN. The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes. London: By Adam Islip, Joice Norton, and Richard Whitakers, 1633. Folio. Engraved title, [36], 30, 29-30, 29-1630, [48] p. Illustrated with over 2500 woodcuts of plants. Early nineteenth-century panelled calf, neatly rebacked retaining original fully gilt spine. Title lightly soiled but complete and free of any repair, blank fore- and bottom edges of A4-5 neatly extended, a few marginal tears neatly closed, intermittant faint dampstain in top margin becoming a bit more noticeable toward the end of the text, marginal repair to 7A1 (index) costing several page numbers, blank lower corner of 7B5 replaced. A very good and most attractive copy, without the extensive repairing and sophistication that nearly always comes with early English herbals. With an ownership inscription and cost dated 1634. The first printing of the second and "best" edition of John Gerard's great English herbal, very extensively corrected and enlarged by Thomas Johnson from the original edition of 1597. John Gerard (1545-1612) was a barber-surgeon and horticulturist who based his work on Rembert Dodoens' earlier Stirpium Historiae Pemptades Sex and on his own extensive gardening experience. Thirty-six years later, when a new and more accurate edition was called for, Thomas Johnson, a well-known apothecary and botanist, was chosen for the task. Johnson wrote a lengthy new preface, "corrected many of Gerard's more gullible errors, and improved the accuracy of the illustrations by using Plantin's woodcuts." (Hunt) Johnson's improvements were so great that "Johnson's Gerard" quickly became the desired edition, and a second printing was done in 1636. Early English herbals have always been keenly sought by collectors, and they are normally found either imperfect or heavily repaired and sophisticated. The present copy is complete and with relatively minor restoration. Hunt 223; Henrey 155; Nissen 698; STC 11751. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The first part of the Institutes of the Lawes of England, or, A commentary upon Littleton : not the name of the author only, but of the law it selfe. The third edition, corrected.

      London: Printed By M. F. I. H. and R.t. Assignes of II. More, Esquire. 1633 - Small folio. 18 x 28 cm. Later olive calf with compartments, blind stamping and 5 raised bands with leather label. [10] 395 leaves numbered on right hand pages [65 un numbered pages]. This is the earliest edition on the market. Woodcut title page. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Q.[uintus] CVRTII RVFI Historiarum libri, accuratißime editi.

      Leiden Elzevier 1633 - 6 Blätter (incl. gestochenem Titel), 338 Seiten, 11 Blätter (Index). Späterer, grün eingefärbter Pergamentband mit etwas Rückenvergoldung, sowie goldgeprägtem rotem Lederrückenschild und allseitigem Rotschnitt. (12,4 x 7,4 cm, bzw. 11,9 x 6,6 cm; Buchblock: 1,8 cm) 12°. Bérard S. 63 f. ("Cet historien a été imprimé plusieur fois par les Elzévirs sous la date de 1633. Celle de ces impressions qu'on regarde comme la première, et qui est la plus recherchée, se reconnait à ce qu'elle contient 364 pages sans l'index, et à ce que la figure qui représente le temple de Jupiter Ammon se trouve à la page 81; de plus les pages ont 35 lignes. Dans les réimpressions, le temple de Jupiter ne se trouve pas à la même page, le nombre des lignes est plus considérable, et conséquemment celui des pages est moins. Ces éditions sont dédiées par Bon. et Abr. Elzévir à Constantin Hugens; la dédicace est suivie de Testimonia, qui le sont eux-mêmes d'un avis au lecteur; et après le texte de Quinte-Curce sont des corrections de Janus Rutgersius, par qui l'édition a été soignée. Il existe une réimpression de cet auteur sous la date de 1660; mais, quoique faite par les Elzévirs, elle n'est ni belle ni recherchée. L'édition originale qui vient d'être indiquée est rare, et se trouve sur-tout difficilement en bon état."). Pieters 126 auf S. 110 f. ("Il y a trois éditions sous cette date. L'édition originale a 6 ff. prélimin., y compris le titre gravé, 364 pp. et 12 ff. d'index, de plus une carte de l'expédition d'Alexandre. La figure du Temple de Jupiter Ammon est à la page 81, qui ne doit pas être cotée. Les deux réimpressions n'ont que 338 pp. pour le corps du volume, et la figure du Temple de Jupiter est à la page 75. L'édition originale est rare et se trouve difficilement en bon état. Ces trois éditions du Quinte Curce de 1633, sont les premières données par les Elzeviers de Leyde dans le format pet. in-12. et les seules de Bonav. et Abr."). Willems 381 ("Jolie édition, publiée par les soins de Daniel Heinsius, et qui joint à la beauté typographique le mérite d'une grande correction. Au témoignage de Freinshemius (Notæ in Q. Curt. 1. III, c.8), elle est 'certe nulli aliarum posthabenda, forsan et anteferenda omnibus'. . Il y a sous la même date, non pas deux, comme on le croyait jusqu'ici, mais trois réimpressions, moins belles et qui n'ont que 6 ff. limin., 338 pp., 11 ff. d'index et la carte. M. E. Steiner, qui les possédait toutes trois, les décrit de la manière suivante: La première a la sirène en tête de l'épître dédicatoire. Cette épître est datée à la fin: Lugdun. Batav. mense Augusto. A la page 339, lign. 1 et 2 de l'index, on lit Alexã-dro. Dans la seconde réimpression, l'épître dédicatoire est ornée de la tête grotesque, et se termine par les mots: Lugdun. Batavor. mense Augusto. Index, lig. 1 et 2: Ale-xandro. Enfin la troisième réimpression porte en tête de buffle; l'épître finit de la sorte: Noblissime vir, vale. Lugd. Batav. mense Augusto. Index, lig. 1 et 2: Alex-xandro. Ce Quinte Curce a été reproduit par Jean et Daniel en 1653 et par Jean en 1656. Ces deux éditions sont copiées ligne pour ligne sur les réimpressions de 1633, avec cette seule différence, que la dédicace à Constantin Huygens est signée Bon. et Abr. Elzev. dans les éditions primitives, Elsevirii dans celle de 1653, Joh. Elsevirius dans la dernière. Les Elzevier d'Amsterdam ont donné deux éditions de Quinte Curce dans le format pet. in-12; la première, assez bien exécutée, en 1660; la seconde, médiocre, en 1670."). Winterthur 314 [recte "3r. Druck", die Unterscheidungsmerkmale sind jedoch von Steiner wohl falsch interpretiert worden, klarer bei Berghman !]. Vergl. Brunet II, col. 449 + V, col. 1722. Vergl. Goldsmid I, 124 [dort fehlerhaft unter "Rerum Aleandri Magni" als "The same work, 1633" aufgeführt, ein weiteres Beispiel der von Berghman völlig zu Recht gegeißelten fehlerhaften Plagiate dieses "Bibliographen" bei Willems.]. Rahir 366 ("Édition en 338 pp. avec l'épître d

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        DE BELLO SUECICO COMMENTARII, QUIBUS GUSTAVI ADULPHI SUECORUM REGIS IN GERMANIAM EXPEDITO USQUE AD IPSIUS MORTEM COMPREHENDITUR LEODII, APUD HENRICUM EDELMANNUM. 1663 1663

      DE BELLO SUECICO COMMENTARII, QUIBUS GUSTAVI ADULPHI SUECORUM REGIS IN GERMANIAM EXPEDITO USQUE AD IPSIUS MORTEM COMPREHENDITUR LEODII, APUD HENRICUM EDELMANNUM. IN 4°, PERGAMENA COEVA (8), 272 PP. CON FRONTESPIZIO ALLEGORICO FINEMENTE INCISO IN RAME. BELL' ESEMPLARE DELLA RARA EDIZIONE ORIGINALE. "L' AUTORE, GENOVESE, FU PRESENTE IN GERMANIA AL MOMENTO DELL' OFFENSIVA PORTATA DA GUSTAVO ADOLFO CONTRO FERDINANDO II E LA LEGA CATTOLICA, NE SEGUÌ GLI SVILUPPI SINO ALLA MORTE DEL "RE D'ORO" NELLA BATTAGLIA DI LUTZEN DEL NOVEMBRE 1632.SI TROV

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        HOROLOGIOGRAPHIA. THE ART OF DIALLING: TEACHING, AN EASIE AND PERFECT WAY TO MAKE ALL KINDS OF DIALS UPON ANY PLAINE PLATE HOWSOEUER PLACED.

      London: Imprinted by Felix Kyngston., . 1633 - [3],[76] leaves. Small quarto. Later half calf and marbled boards, leather label. Titlepage soiled, rear leaves stained. Professional restoration to forecorners of titlepage and several leaves of text, not affecting printing except in table on final leaf of text. Overall good. This is the fourth edition listed in the NUC, after the first of 1593, followed by those of 1626 and 1627. An important work on sun dials, with attractive woodcut diagrams of dials by Jodocus Hondius. This is Fale's only known publication. "The table of sines which it contains is probably the earliest specimen of a trigonometrical table printed in England" - DNB. All editions are scarce, the present one noted at three locations in the NUC. DNB VI, p.1033.

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        Constitutions and canons ecclesiasticall treated upon by the Bishop of London, president of the convocation for the province of Canterbury, and the rest of the bishops and clergy of the said province: And agreed upon with the Kings Majesties licence in their synod begun at London, anno Dom. 1603, and in the year of the reign of our soveraigne Lord James, by the grace of God, King of England, France, and Ireland the first, and of Scotland the 37. And now published for the due observation of them, by His Majesties authority under the Great Seal of England.

      Pr. by John Norton, for Joyce Norton, and Richard Whitaker, 1633. A translation of Constitutiones sive canones ecclesiastici. Several editions give this publishing information and date; this is one of the few that seem actually to have been printed in 1633 as opposed to 1640 or later. The Constitutions and Canons Ecclesiastical was an assemblage of rulings given equal force with the canon law, although the rulings themselves were not based on canon law.

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        Origine e fondatione Di tutte le Chiese, che di presente si trovano nella Città di Bologna, Col numero de' Religiosi, e Religiose a' Clausura.

      Bologna 1633 - In 4°, pp. (8), 115, (5), al frontespizio stemma xilografico di Vincenzo Sampieri, abate di S. Lucia di Roffeno, e canonico di Bologna. Appunti di mano antica e curioso foglio manoscritto ripiegato e inserito tra le pag. 66 e 67. Legatura in cartoncino leggero (non coeva).

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        Poems

      1633. First Edition . DONNE, John. Poems, By J.D. With Elegies on the Authors Death. London: M.F. [Miles Fletcher] for John Marriot, 1633. Small quarto, period-style full burgundy morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spine and covers, raised bands, black morocco spine label, marbled endpapers. $48,000.First edition of the collected poems of the greatest of the metaphysical poets, with “Epistle” leaves, often lacking. Beautifully bound in period-style elaborately gilt-decorated morocco.Although his poetry was circulated in small bundles of manuscript copies among the cultured circles of Elizabethan and Jacobean society, Donne deliberately kept most of it out of print, fearing to tarnish his reputation in the religious establishment. Thus almost none of his poetry appeared in print during his lifetime. ""The first editors of Donne's poetry divided his work into about a dozen groupings. The Songs and Sonnets which open the volume are generally amorous in theme; the Divine Poems, which close it, are described in their title… Early scholars took for granted that all the bawdy, cynical and lecherous poems were written by young Jack Donne, while all the somber, penitent, devotional poems were written by the godly divine. The more we learn about the matter, the less this easy division seems to stand up… The poetry of Donne represents a sharp break with that written by his predecessors and most of his contemporaries. Whether he writes of love or devotion, Donne's particular blend of wit and seriousness, of intense feeling, darting thought, and vast erudition, creates a fascination quite beyond the reach of easier styles and less strenuous minds"" (Adams). This edition is ""the first collected edition of Donne's poems, derived according to current scholarly thinking from manuscript sources in direct descent from the author's papers. It has been the basis of all scholarly editions since then, including the Grolier Club edition of 1895"" (Pirie 81). This copy with page 273 (Nn1) in the uncorrected state (without running title and with 35 lines of text), and with mispaginations as in Pforzheimer. Bound with ""Epistle"" (A3-A4), rarely found, and with ""Printer to the Understanders"" and ""Hexastichon Bibliopolae""; bound without first and final blank leaves only, text complete. Several lines in the Satyres on pages 330, 331 and 341, originally containing lines offensive to the king and church, are left blank. Donne bibliographer Sir Geoffrey Keynes concludes that various corrections in the text do not differentiate earlier from later states, but were random in the preparation of the text. Keynes 78. STC 7045. Grolier 100 25. Pforzheimer 296. Hayward 54. A few minor smudges to three leaves, Ss3-Tt, remaining text generally quite clean. A few borders just shaved along upper margin, not touching running titles, with generous lower and outer margins. Period-style binding fine. A beautiful and desirable copy.

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        Les misères et les malheurs de la guerre. Représentez par Jacques Callot, noble lorrain, et mis en lumière par Israël son amy.

      Paris, 1633. ____ La plus célèbre et l'une des plus belles des suites de Jacques Callot. Elle est complète des 18 gravures, titre compris. Callot grava ces "Grandes misères de la guerre" peu après la prise de Nancy par Louis XIII durant la guerre de Trente ans. Second état. Les planches sont numérotées de 1 à 18, avec six vers de l'abbé de Marolle sous chaque gravure. On lit la signature : "Israel ex., cum privilegio regis" sur chaque planche, et sur la dernière "Callot fecit, Israel excudit." Israel Henriet a réalisé les tirages des gravures de Callot, pour lequel il avait l'exclusivité. Son nom n'apparaît pas sur les gravures du tirage suivant. Ami d'enfance de Jacques Callot à Nancy. Israel Henriet était peintre et dessinateur du Roi, enseigna à Paris, le dessin à la plume à l'aristocratie et compta Louis XIII parmi ses élèves. Les planches sont montées dans un album de format in-4 allongé. Très bel exemplaire, avec de bonnes marges et bien relié par Gruel. Brunet 1, 1489. *-------*. In-4 oblong. [115 x 219 mm] Collation : 18 planches. Maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs orné, encadrements dorés sur les plats avec fleuron aux angles. (Reliure du XIXe, Gruel.).

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        The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes.

      London: printed by Adam Islip, Joice Norton and Richard Whitakers,, 1633. Very much Enlarged and Amended by Thomas Johnson Citizen and Apothecarye of London. Folio (350 x 230 mm). 18th-century russia, green morocco label to spine, compartments, raised bands, and boards elaborately decorated in gilt, marbled endpapers, edges gilt. Engraved vignette title page by John Payne, 2,766 woodcut illustrations. 2 bookplates, one of Chillingham Castle, to front pastedown, bookseller's ticket to front pastedown, shelfmark to front free endpaper. Spine ends and joints lightly rubbed, a few neat ink annotations to contents, occasional minor splits and punctures to fore edges and infrequent foxing to contents, an excellent copy. First edition of Johnson's enlarged version of the herbalist's major work, first published in 1597. Thomas Johnson (c. 1595-1644), the London apothecary who was already a botanical writer of some note by 1633, sensibly marked his additions and major alterations to the first edition, making it possible to distinguish the revisions from the original. His edition brought a new and more scholarly focus to Gerard's Herball; it was greatly esteemed, was reprinted in 1636, and became more and more expensive throughout the following centuries. It is extensively illustrated and Johnson drew several of the diagrams himself. The woodcuts included in the first edition were printed from wood-blocks obtained from Frankfurt which had been used to illustrate the Eicones plantarum of Taberaemmontanus (1590), but Johnson supplemented these with superior illustrations from the stock of Antwerp's famous printer Plantin. "Gerard contributed greatly towards the advancement of the knowledge of plants in England, and in his Herball he described and illustrated several hundreds of our native flowering plants, including about 182 which were additional to those recorded in earlier works" (Henrey, p. 47). This copy once belonged to the library at Chillingham Castle, the 12th-century home of the Wakefield family.

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        Castella et prætoria nobilium Brabantiæ coenobiaque celebriora ad vivum delineata ærique incisa, in quatuor partes divisa complectentes agrum Lovaniensem Bruxellensem Antverpiensem et Sylvæ-Ducensem cum brevi eorundem descriptione.Antwerp, Henri Thieullier, 1696. Folio. With engraved frontispiece, engraved coat of arms on title-page, 180 engravings on 88 leaves, 22 double-page engraved views (3 folding), 5 single-page engraved plates and 3 double-page maps. Modern calf.

      Bibl. Belg. III, pp. 848-851 Enlarged second edition of a famous and extensively illustrated work on the duchy of Brabant, including Louvain, Brussels, Antwerp and 's-Hertogenbosch and their surroundings by the historiographer Jacob le Roy (1633-1719). Le Roy's Brabant is a rare and splendid work containing maps, plans and fine views of the castles and county seats of the nobility of Brabant, including their parks and gardens, as well as the main monasteries and abbeys. The first edition was published in 1694 in Antwerp by the same publisher. The plates, of which some were originally published in other works as the Chorographia by Sanderus, are engraved by several artists active in the Southern Netherlands in the last quarter of the 17th century, including Jacobus Harrewijn (who was a pupil of Romeyn de Hooghe), Henry Causé, Philibert and Gaspar Bouttats, Robertus Whitehand, and Lucas Vorsterman.With old owner's marks on old flyleaf. Only a few occasional spots, otherwise a very good copy. Binding slightly discoloured on spine.

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        Omnia quae extant.

      Leiden: Elzevier, 1633. 24mo (10,9 x 5,7 cm). 575, (23) pp. Contemporary full overlapping vellum, spine with handwritten title. The experiences of the Flemish writer, herbalist and diplomat Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq [1522-1592], who served as ambassador to the Ottoman Empire in Constantinople. This is the Elzevier edition of his collected letters. At the end an alphabetical index of 23 pages. Engraved title page by Cornelis Claeszoon Duysend. With 4 headpieces and at the beginning of each section and the contents a decorated woodcut-initial. Leaf Bb4 with a tear that was already present during the printing process, otherwise a remarkably fresh copy. For a full description and more images please visit www.zaalbooks.nl .

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        The herball or generall historie of plantes. ... very much enlarged and amended by Thomas Johnson ...London, Adam Islip, Joyce Norton, Richard Whitakers, "1636" (1633 edition with the 1636 title-page). Folio. With an integral engraved title-page by John Payne and about 2800 woodcut botanical illustrations, all coloured by an early hand. Calf (ca. 1700?), gold-tooled spine; rebacked, with the original backstrip laid down and later endleaves.

      Alden & Landis 633/39; Blunt, pp. 164-165; Hunt 223; Johnston 185; Nissen, BBI 698. Rare coloured copy of the second and best edition (the first with the extensive corrections and additions by Thomas Johnson) of the greatest English herbal of its time and here illustrated with about 2800 botanical woodcuts showing flowers, trees (including fruit and nut trees), berries, gourds, root vegetables, herbs and spices, mushrooms, medicinal plants and more. Plants shown include potatoes, tobacco, cannabis, tulips, maize and others from various exotic lands, many from the Americas. The present 1633 edition is "a conspectus and summation of the finest research of its age. ... a lasting monument of Renaissance botany." (introduction to the 1975 facsimile) "in every respect immeasurably superior to its predecessor" (Blunt). The present copy appears to be entirely or almost entirely the 1633 edition, except that it has the 1636 title-page. Copies mixing the 1633 and 1636 editions are probably common but only occasionally noticed.With a few manuscript notes and a few dried and pressed plant specimens between the leaves. Lacking the initial and final integral blanks. With the first few and last few quires stained (mostly in the gutter margin), with some old repairs and the last few leaves of the index tattered; elsewhere an occasional stain, small hole or marginal tear. But most of the leaves remain in good condition. The binding scuffed and flaked, but now structurally sound. Rare coloured copy of the greatest early monument of British botany, with about 2800 hand-coloured botanical woodcuts.

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        Nova Famigerabilis Insulae Ac Ducatus Rugiae Descriptio. Illustrißimo Celsißimoque Principi ac Domino Philippo Iulio Duci Setinentium Pomeranorum ac Caßubiorum & Vandalorum, Principi Rugiae Comiti in Gutzcow Domino in Lowenborg et Butow Domino suo clementißimo inscripta ab E. Lubino. Adjecta sunt ad utrumq latus Baronum & Nobilium antiquißimarum familiarium in Insula Rugia habitantiu juxta alphabeti ordinem Insignia. Arces nobilium pleraeqs hoc signo notantur':.

      - Kolorierter Kupferstich v. Gerard Mercator n. Eilhard Lublin aus Atlas ou Representation Du Monde Universel b. Henricus Hondius in Amsterdam, 1633, 38 x 48,5 van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. I, 2192.1A.1.311. - Zeigt die Insel Rügen. - Am linken und rechten Rand ausgemalte Wappenleisten. - Oben rechts 2 Wappen. - Unten links Titelkartusche mit Dedikation an Philippus Iulius. - In der Ostsee Schiffe u. Seeungeheuer. - Sehr dekorativ!

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        A NEW ALMANACKE AND PROGNOSTICATION, for the yeare of our Lord God, 1633. Being the first yeare after the Bissextile, or Leape Yeare. Containing sundry Rules, Notes, adn Directions necessary for most sorts of men, serving indifferently for all this...

      London: Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1633. [16] pages, followed by [24] pages of text. Circa 1900 three quarter maroon morocco binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with minor rubbing to the extremities. The title page has a woodcut border, with text printed in red and black, with minor soililng to the bottom edge. The text is printed in red and black. Minor staining to the final few pages, and more than half of the text has a tiny wormhole or two. The new endpapers have minor discoloration from old tape adhesive. The pages are very slightly trimmed, affecting a few pages of text. First edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

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        Vallesiae et Alpivm descriptio.

      Leiden: Elzevier, 1633. 24mo (11,1 x 5,7 cm). 377, (7) pp. Contemporary full overlapping vellum, spine with handwritten title. This work contains a general description of the geography, history, culture &c of the Swiss region Valais, but contains also "De Alpibvs Commentarius", the first work exclusively devoted to the Alps. The first two books of this work constitute together a monograph on the Valais region. "De Alpibvs Commentarius" gives a general description of the Alps. It is a collection of all that had been written on the Alps by classical authors, as well as by modern ones and together it gives a complete overview of what was known then. "De Sedunorum thermis" provides a description of the Valais thermae and different cure sources. This trait by Caspar Collinus, an apothecary from Valais had already been included in the original edition from 1574. The engraved title page by Cornelis Claeszoon Duysend, depicting a symbolic figure, pouring water with fishes out of an amphora and representing the source of the river Rhone, flowing from Valais into the lake of Geneva. With three headpieces and several 4- and 5-line decorated woodcut-initials. Excellent and remarkably fresh copy. Rare. For a full description and more images please visit www.zaalbooks.nl .

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        Catholycke Uyt-Wis-Spons Over de aenmerckinghen, die Gisbert Voetivs heeft uyt-ghegheven Teghen den Preservatyf-Dranck. Toe-gheeyghent de Godt-vreesende ende mannelijcke Catholijcke Burgeren van den Bosch. Over-gheset uyt het Latijn inde Nederlantsche tale.

      Antwerpen, Hendrick Aertssen 1633 - (16) 443 (9) p. Origineel overslaand Perkament, 4° (Rand van het achterplat verstevigd, plaatselijk wormgaatjes in de binnenste marge, titelpagina en de laatste 4 pagina's aan de rand verstevigd, met enkele oude aantekeningen op de laatste pagina met drukfouten.)

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        Antignome fisico-matematiche con il nuovo orbe, e sistema terrestre.Livorno, Giovanni Vincenzo Bonfigli, 1667. 4to. With 66 woodcut diagrams and other illustrations in text. Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment, with 2 fastenings made from loops of braided cord on the front cover but only traces of thongs on the back.

      - BMC STC Italian, p. 796; Poggendorff II, col. 700; Riccardi I, R-col. 394; Thorndike VII, p. 583; not in Honeyman. Rare first edition of a handbook of physics, including optics, mechanics, fluid dynamics and cosmography, illustrated with numerous woodcut diagrams and other illustrations in the text. It was written by Donato Rossetti, professor of natural philosophy at Pisa, in the wake of Galileo's 1633 trial for promoting the heliocentric theory of the solar system. Rossetti later became tutor in mathematics to the Duke of Savoy and professor of mathematics at Turin. The book is a refutation of Geminiano Montanari's Pensieri fisico-matematici (Bologna 1667). In the period shortly after Galileo, experimentalists like Montanari (1633-1675) engaged in a battle against the more mystical views of scientists such as Rossetti.With an early Italian owner's inscription on the title-page. In very good condition, with only a couple small marginal holes in the title-page. The parchment has a couple stains and a couple holes in the spine, but is otherwise very good.

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