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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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        Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes

      , 1633. 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.

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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. About 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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        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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        Memorial de Su Majestad Católica que dieron a nuestro muy Santo Padre Urbano Papa VIII. D. fray Domingo Pimientel Obispo de Cordoba, y D. Juan Chumacero, y Carrillo de Su Consejo, y Camara, en la embajada a que vinieron el año de 633. Respuesta, que entregó Monseñor Maraldi secretario de Breves de orden de su Santidad. ; Replica que entregaron los mismos a Su Santidad, respondiendo al descargo,.

      Circa 1633. . - . . . 1 Vol. . Portada + 160 pp. pp. Folio Menor. Plena Piel de época. Encuadernación Artística , Historia de España (Austrias) . Rarísimo Memorial impreso (Un solo ejemplar en CPBE) que contiene las negociaciones entre la Santa Sede y los representantes del rey Felipe IV sobre los limites de la jurisdición real y eclesiastica. El asunto era espinoso y complejo por lo que el Rey mando a Roma a gente de su confianza como el obispo Pimientel, notable eclesiástico y político y a D. juan Chumacero, brillante jurista. La negociación resulto larga y difícil pues se trataron temas como las reservas pontificias, el real patronato y las iglesias locales en las vertientes fiscal, jurídica y política. El libro esta estructurado en tres partes: representación, respuesta y replica. La cuestión no se resolvió y hubo de esperarse hasta el año de 1753 con la firma del primer Concordato entre la Monarquía Hispana y la Santa Sede. Extraordinaria encuadernación barroca en plena piel cuajada de dorados de motivos vegetales y con un medallón central con la figura coronada de Cristo resucitado en ambos planos y lomos dorados. .

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        Rhetia, vbi Eius verus situs, Politia, bella, foedera, et alia memorabilia accuratissime describuntur.

      Leiden: Elzevier, 1633. 24mo (10,9 x 5,5 cm). 424, (7) pp. Contemporary full overlapping vellum, spine with handwritten title. The Swiss chronicler and historian Fortunat Sprecher von Bernegg [1585-1647] treats in this work in 10 books/chapters the geography, history, religion, government, alliances, wars and treaties and other remarkable facts from the history of the old Alpine Republic of Graubünden (the old Roman province Raetia). Much attention is paid to the different wars that were fought between with the Habsburgs and the different confederations. It is Sprecher's most famous work. Engraved title page with the weapons of the three different Leagues/Bunden (the Obere or Graue Bund, the Gotteshausbund and the Zehngerichtenbund) that merged to become Graubünden. At the lower part two symbolic figures, pouring water out of amphoras and representing the two sources of the Rhine in Rhetia, the Vorderrhein and the Hinterrhein. At the top the Ibex, the heraldic animal in the coat of arms of the Gotteshausbund. With two headpieces and several 3-, 4- and 5-line decorated woodcut-initials at the beginnings of the chapters. Excellent and remarkably fresh copy. Rare. For a full description and more images please visit www.zaalbooks.nl .

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        The Purple Island or the Isle of Man

      

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        The Kings Maiesties declaration to his subjects, concerning lawfull sports to bee used.

      4to., woodcut device on title-page, large woodcut royal arms on verso, woodcut head and tail pieces, (4)17(1)pp., with the first leaf A1 (blank except for signature) bound in at the end, final text leaf with part of blank margin cut away (not affecting printed surface), wanting the final blank, a few minor stains and rust marks, near-contemporary ms annotation in ink (see note* below) and ownership signature of "Sam. Ware", with the 19th century armorial bookplates of Richard Clark Esqr. Chamberlain of London (1739-1831) and of William Henry Drummond, 9th Viscount Strathallan (1810-1886), bound, presumably for Richard Clark, in late 18th or early 19th century half russia gilt. A good copy wanting only the final blank.Publisher: London, Richard Barker: and by the assignes of John Bill.Year: 1633Edition: First printing of this reissue (see notes below). STC 9257.

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        The English gentleman: containing sundry excellent rules, or exquisite observations, tending to direction of every gentleman, of selecter ranke and qualitie; how to demeane or accommodate hi mselfe in the manage of publike or private affaires.

      London Printed by Felix Kyngston [and R. Badger], and are to be sold by Robert Bostocke at his shop at the signe of the Kings head in P 1633 Second Edition, revised, corrected and enlarged (though Church calls it a "paginary reprint of the First," which it appears to be). Small 4to: [24],456,[4]pp, with additional, engraved emblematic title page, signed "Ro: Vaughan fecit." Bound to style in modern paneled calf, spine in five compartments decorated in blind, black morocco lettering piece gilt, gilt date stamped at foot, end papers renewed. Internally, few penciled marks, very occasional foxing, otherwise clean and bright except for first and final few leaves (engraved title page evenly toned and edge-worn, as is the title page, though less so). Collated and complete but for the folding letterpress explanation of the emblematic title page ('Draught of the Frontispi[e]ce'), which often seems wanting. Wither to Prior 67. Church Library 192. Newberry (Courtesy Books) 207. ESTC Citation No. S104637. Near Fine ¶ One of the crucial conduct books of the 17th century for the rising gentry (first published in 1630), copies of which arrived in colonial America with the earliest settlers, describing the attributes of an English Gentleman in eight categories (as depicted on the emblematic title page): youth, disposition, education, vocation, recreation, acquaintance, moderation, and perfection. Known to earlier ages as a poet and author of topographical writings "whose rollicking style prefigures the picaresque novel of the eighteenth century," Brathwaite has recently "come to be most commonly associated with the lengthy conduct books he wrote in the 1630s: The English Gentleman (1630) and The English Gentlewoman (1631), both of which went through several editions and expansions in his lifetime. Both texts have become important documents for social historians and for those interested in cultural practice." (ODNB) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Les recherches de la France

      Chez Martin Collet. New edition, reprint of the first edition in ten books published in 1621; illustrated with a portrait by Leonardo Gautier and a large sticker with the royal arms. Title page in red and black. Printing on thin paper. Half time level. Back tooled raised. Part of title in red morocco. Head cap threadbare. Upper joint split in mind. Friction on the boards. Corners bumped. Encyclopedic work and very famous, France's research differ among all works of this kind by its radical novelty. Pasquier can be considered the father of modern history, the nascent history as a discipline and then away from the legend and literature. Chapter VII, very different from the others because those are attached to research on ancient France, s' interested in the formation of the French language; part is devoted to the Pleiades, which Pasquier was a member. Chapter VI was already involved in the origin of French poetry. "High antiques single Monument, the seArches paper have by their variety and boldness, all that could claim a scholar of the sixteenth century." Robert Barroux (Paris archivist and historian). --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Chez Martin Collet Paris 1633 In Folio (22x34,4cm) (20) 1019pp. (1) (75) relié

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        Persia seu Regni Persici Status.

      Leiden: Elzevier, 1633 First edition. 24mo (11,1 x 5,8 cm). 374, (8) pp. Contemporary full overlapping vellum, spine with handwritten title. On the geography and topography of the different provinces and regions of Persia with 8 nice full-page woodcut illustrations, all depicting Persian costumes. This work on Persia was compiled (and partly written) by De Laet. The work is divided into two parts. The first part (pp 9 - 192) contains eight chapters that cover Persia according to De Laet?s design for the Republics series. The first chapter is on the geography and topography of the different provinces and regions of Persia. The next chapters are on the climate, on the population and their habits, religion and Turkish influence, political system, wealth and power of the state and the origin of the Persian rulers. The second part contains 11 excerpts from travelogues, a.o. by the Venetian diplomats Giosaphat Barbaro [1413 - 1494] and Ambrogio Contarini [1429 - 1499], te Venetian travel writer Giovanni Ramusio [1485 - 1557], the Englishmen Anthony Jenkinson [1529 - 1610] and Richard Steele, a factor of the East India Company. The engraved title page by Cornelis Claeszoon Duysend. With four headpieces and several 4-, and 5-line decorated woodcut-initials at the beginnings of the chapters, the dedication and the preface. Excellent and remarkably fresh copy. For a full description and more images please visit www.zaalbooks.nl .

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        Le commentaire royal ou l'histoire des yncas, roys du Peru

      First French translation by Jean Baudoin from the original in Spanish published in 1609 in Lisbon. This translation only concerns the first part of the royal Comment, the second apparently never been translated. The frontispiece is in the upper Peruvian city, probably Cuzco, which is represented in a procession celebrating the various forces of nature. In the lower part, two designated Incas Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo frame the title and overcome two thumbnails representing one side of the jewels and the other a caravel. The board is usually signed ML (here L. was cleared) for Michel Lasne, French engraver and draftsman who was particular student of Rubens.Bound in full vellum, back three nerves decorated the head of a title manuscript pen, corners very lightly bumped. Waterstains small head and tail of the padding on the entire structure, gallery to between 867-977 pages 1269-1286 and slightly affecting places numbering notebooks but not the text.The frontispiece of the text summarizes the issues by showing the richness of a land conquered by the Spanish while highlighting the outstanding figures of Peruvian history. Indeed, the man left, Manco Capac is traditionally considered the first emperor of the Incas in Cuzco; Mama Ocllo would, in turn, his wife. By placing the head of his work both mythical figures of the founding of the Inca civilization, Garcilaso de la Vega (1539-1616) affirms its willingness to go back to the almost mythological origins of the Peruvian people. Itself illegitimate child of a conquistador and an Inca princess after the line Capac, raised in two different cultures, the Vega offers a history of the Incas before and during the Spanish conquest, while stressing its privileged position as a direct witness of the events. As he points out in his address to the reader, the historians who preceded him "have obscurely Traitté [es]" certain things he considers essential to understand the history of Peru. On the contrary, he "native of Peru, and perfectly instructed in the language of the Court, who spoke of his time in Cuzco, where he spent the best part of his age" has also the advantage of practicing history methodological and serious manner ( "in doubtful matters, he never provides anything"). Above all, this is the time for a single testimony on Peruvian history to the extent that the author does not privilege a Eurocentric vision, unlike his contemporaries, but regularly takes as through the eyes of the Indians concerned their own history. The fact remains that his book is still used as a reference source by historians of Latin America.French Edition of a major text on the history of the Inca civilization. Chez Augustin Courbé à Paris 1633 in-4 (16x23cm) (2f.) (44p.) 1319pp. (32p.) (1f.) relié

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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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        Memorial dado por don Juan chumacero y carrillo y D. Fr. Domingo pimentel obispo de cordova a la Santidad del Papa Urbano Vlll

      1633 - 1633 sin pie de imprenta [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Historiarum libri. Accuratißime editi.

      Leiden: Elzevier, 1633 First edition. 12mo (11,6 x 6,3 cm). (12), 364, (24) pp. 19th-century red morocco, covers with gilt fillets, spine with gilt fillets and gilt-lettered title, board edges gilt-decorated, gilt inner dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. green linen bookmarker, Illustrated with an engraved folding map, a portrait and a view. Curtius Rufus' biography of Alexander the Great. The real first Elzevier-edition from 1633, with all the distinctive features. The fine engraved title depicting Alexander the Great on his horse. With a nice folding engraved map (11 x 20 cm) depicting Greece, Asia Minor, Egypt, India and the expedition of Alexander. A full-page woodcut view of the Egyptian Temple of Jupiter Amon. Upper margin cut bit short, but a very attractive, well-kept copy in a fine decorative binding of a rare Elzevier-edition. For a full description and more images please visit www.zaalbooks.nl .

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        Cochin-China: Containing many admirable Rarities and Singularities of that Countrey. Extracted out of an Italian Relation, lately presented to the Pope, by Christophoro Barri, that lived certaine years there

      London: Robert Raworth for Richard Clutterbuck, 1633. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Tastefully bound in ruled red morocco, interior gilt dentelles; title-page dusty and trimmed at upper & outer margins; repaired corner of prelims. Otherwise very good. Rare first edition of the first book on Vietnam in English, an eyewitness account of the commerce, government and cultural life of Cochin-China (central Vietnam) written by the Jesuit missionary Cristoforo Borri and first published in Italian in 1631.Borri begins by marking the kingdom's boundaries, identifying it as a narrow strip of land between Laos and the South China Sea, bordered to the north by Tongking and to the south by Champa. A discussion of the kingdom's fertile land and rich natural resources follows, emphasizing the abundance of fruits, nuts, rice, fish, textiles, domestic stock, and "all other things requisite for the entertainement of a man's life." Silk is produced in such quantities that "the baser sort of people wear it dayly." Gold and silver mines abound, and "the Wood and Timber of this countrey is the best of all the world." Having piqued his readers' curiosity, the author goes on to describe Cochin-China's vibrant commercial climate, declaring it free of the red tape and bureaucratic hostility that so often greeted European traders in East Asia.Borri's 1631 Relazione, a Jesuit missions letter directed at his Catholic superiors and lay readers, was already unusual among works in its genre for devoting a substantial part exclusively to non-religious content. Ashley, the translator, executed further changes of his own in order to render the present work more attractive to Protestant business interests-most notably by omitting the part where Borri testified to the struggle and success of his Jesuit missions (particularly the conversion of Pulucambi province). The translation also cheerfully elides two disastrous episodes in recent European trade with Cochin-China: the 1601 massacre of 23 members of an envoy from the VOC, and a similar massacre in 1613 of the crew of an English trading vessel. This attempt to coax England's notoriously skittish merchants into commerce with Cochin-China is also borne out by Ashley's choice of dedicatee: Maurice Abbot, the newly-elected governor of the British East India Company. According to Pollard and Redgrave, the work's last signature is in 3 rather than 4 because the unsigned title-page was printed as the 4th and final leaf.Cristoforo Borri (1583-1632), a Milanese astronomer, lived in Cochin-China from 1617-1622, where he learned enough of the language to hear confession. By 1633, two years after its first appearance, his Relatione had been translated into French, German, Dutch and English. This is the first copy to appear on the market since 1988 [Christie's sale of John Fleming, 11.08.88].*STC 1504; Lach.III, v. 3, p. 1250-1266; Dror & Taylor, Views of 17th C Vietnam, pp. 66. Not in Löwendahl, who nonetheless records translations in French, German, and Dutch.

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        Biblia Det er Den gantske Hellige Scrifft/

      1633 1633 - paa Danske igien offuerseet oc Prentet effter vor allernaadigste Herris oc Kongis K. Christian IV. Befaling. Mett Register/ alle D. Lutheri Fortaler hans Udlegning i Brædden oc Viti Theodoris Summarier. Kbhvn.: Melchior Martzan og Salomon Sartor 1633. Med 3 kobberstukne titelblade, portræt af kongen stukket af Simon de Pas, samt med 64 træsnit med røskenrammer i teksten. Folio. [23] + 354 + 226 + 158 + [1] blade. Indbundet i samtidigt spejlbind af skind dekoreret med rullestempler med rester af forgyldning. Bindet, der er nænsomt smukt restaureret med indlægning af nyt skind, hvor det er påkrævet, er prydet med smukt helt ciseleret guldsnit samt 2 metalspænder. Nogle blade svagt fugtkjoldet, enkelte blade med rift, 5 blade fejlpagineret; nogle blade helt rene, nogle let bruneret. De to kobberstukne titelblade til 'Propheterne' og 'Det ny Testamente' er uden margin og formentlig derfor ved den oprindelige indbinding opklæbet på papir i samme størrelse som resten af bladene. Et godt eksemplar med et fantastisk velbevaret ciceleret guldsnit, som formentlig har ligget uberørt hen på en herregård i mange år. Copenhagen: Melchior Martzan & Salomon Sartor 1633. With 3 engr. titlepages and a portrait of the King engr. by Simon de Pas plus 64 woodcuts in the text. Folio. (23) + 354 + 226 + 158 + (1) leaves. Bound with 2 clasps in contemporary panelled leather of full leather, all edges gilt and tooled, boards blind-tooled with remains of gold. * Christian IV's bibel er den sidste af de store dansk-norske foliobibler; den er et revideret optryk af Frederik II's bibel fra 1589, trykt af den første kongelige bogtrykker Melchior Martzan og af Salomon Sartor, som har trykt anden del. Et pragtværk trykt med fraktur og schwabacher, renæssanceinitialer og arabeskvignetter - de træskårne illustrationer er de samme som i Frederik II's Bibel 1589. The Bible of Christian IV is one of the last great Danish-Norwegian Foliobibles; it is revised reprint of Frederik the Second's Bible from 1589. A magnificent edition printed in German type and Schwabacher, with renaissance initials and arabesque vignettes - the woodcut illustrations are the same as in the Bible of Frederik II 1589. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Viaggi di Moscovia de gli anni 1633. 1634. 1635. 1636. Libri tre cavati dal tedesco.

      Viterbo, 1658, 1633. Due parti in un volume in - 4ø; 2 cc., 222 pp., 1 c. con vignetta incisa in rame da G.B. Galestrucci in fine, 6 tavv. incise in rame fuori testo (perlopi-- ripiegate) compresa una carta geografica, molte firmate con monogramma "A.S."; testo su due colonne. Legatura coeva in tutta pergamena morbida, titolo manoscritto al dorso (sbiadito). Occasionali lievi fioriture. Bell'esemplare. Prima edizione italiana, rara, dei Viaggi di Moscovia dell'Olearius ed edizione originale della Relatione di Moscovia del Barberini (pp. 191 - 222). Quest'ultima, datata 1565 e rimasta a lungo manoscritta, si presenta sotto forma di lettera indirizzata al conte di Nubarola: l'autore racconta il proprio viaggio a Mosca, riportando notizie storiche relative all'area di Polonia, Lituania e Russia. Adam Olearius fu inviato nel 1633 da Federico III Duca di Holstein a Mosca e in Persia per stringere accordi commerciali rispettivamente con lo Zar e con il Re. Pubblicato per la prima volta a Schleswig nel 1646 il libro contiene la descrizione delle regioni visitate, da Amburgo a tutti i paesi dell'area baltica riportando notizie sulle popolazioni, le feste, i costumi, l'organizzazione amministrativa. Il testo Š corredato da grandi e belle tavole incise in rame che rappresentano i vari momenti dell'ambasceria, la processione dei moscoviti, una chiesa ortodossa, la grande pianta della citt... di Mosca, la citt... di Novogordia, nonch‚ dalla carta geografica dei Paesi che si affacciano sul Mar Baltico. NYPL, 'Russia Engages The World', 14 and 18.

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        An Explanation of The General Epistle of Saint Jude

      London: Elizabeth Purflow for Nicholas Bourne, 1633. First Edition. Leather bound. Very good. 4to. [26], 58pp, 61-400pp, 403-424pp, 405-472pp, 475-514pp. Folded table. Full period leather binding with raised bands and red leather title label on spine. Front board is detached. 1879 inscription by previous owner A W Miller on front paste down. Light edge wear to boards with barely exposed corners. Book collector R. H. James sticker on lower spine and sticker "first published 1633" is on the spine below the red leather title label.

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        Le commentaire royal ou l'histoire des yncas, roys du Peru

      - Chez Augustin Courbé, à Paris 1633, in-4 (16x23cm), (2f.) (44p.) 1319pp. (32p.) (1f.), relié. - Prima traduzione francese di Jean Baudoin dall'originale in spagnolo pubblicato nel 1609 a Lisbona. Questa traduzione riguarda solo la prima parte del commento reale, il secondo a quanto pare mai stato tradotto. Il frontespizio è nella città peruviana superiore, probabilmente Cuzco, che è rappresentato in un corteo che celebra le diverse forze della natura. Nella parte inferiore, due designati Inca Manco Capac e Mama Ocllo incorniciano il titolo e superare due miniature che rappresentano una parte dei gioielli e l'altro un caravella. La scheda è di solito firmato ML (qui L. è stata autorizzata) per Michel Lasne, incisore e disegnatore francese che era particolare allievo di Rubens. Bound in piena pergamena, indietro di tre nervi decorate la testa di una penna titolo del manoscritto, angoli molto leggermente urtato. Waterstains piccola testa e la coda del imbottitura su tutta la struttura, la galleria di tra 867-977 pagine 1269-1286 e leggermente interessano luoghi di numerazione notebook ma non il testo. Il frontespizio del testo riassume le questioni, mostrando la ricchezza di una terra conquistata dagli spagnoli, mentre evidenziando le figure di spicco della storia peruviana. Infatti, l'uomo ha lasciato, Manco Capac è tradizionalmente considerato il primo imperatore degli Inca in Cuzco; Mama Ocllo sarebbe, a sua volta, la moglie. Posizionando il capo del suo lavoro entrambe le figure mitiche della fondazione della civiltà Inca, Garcilaso de la Vega (1539-1616) afferma la sua volontà di tornare alle origini quasi mitologiche del popolo peruviano. Itself figlio illegittimo di un conquistador e una principessa inca dopo la linea di Capac, cresciuto a due culture diverse, il Vega offre una storia degli Incas, prima e durante la conquista spagnola, pur sottolineando la sua posizione privilegiata come testimone diretto degli eventi. Come fa notare nel suo discorso al lettore, gli storici che lo hanno preceduto "hanno oscuramente Traitté [es]" certe cose che considera essenziale per capire la storia del Perù. Al contrario, egli "nativo del Perù, e perfettamente istruiti nella lingua della Corte, che ha parlato del suo tempo a Cuzco, dove ha trascorso la parte migliore della sua età", ha anche il vantaggio della storia praticare metodologico e modo serio ( "in materia di dubbio, non ha mai offre nulla"). Soprattutto, questo è il momento per una singola testimonianza sulla storia peruviana nella misura in cui l'autore non privilegia una visione eurocentrica, a differenza dei suoi contemporanei, ma prende regolarmente attraverso gli occhi degli indiani interessati la loro storia. Resta il fatto che il suo libro è ancora usato come una fonte di riferimento per gli storici dell'America Latina. French Edition di un importante testo sulla storia della civiltà Inca. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Première traduction française par Jean Baudoin d'après l'originale en espagnol parue en 1609 à Lisbonne. Cette traduction ne concerne que la première partie du Commentaire royal, la seconde n'ayant apparemment jamais été traduite. Le frontispice représente dans la partie supérieure une cité péruvienne, probablement Cuzco, dans laquelle est représentée une procession célébrant les différentes forces de la nature. Dans la partie inférieure, deux Incas désignés comme Manco Capac et Mama Occlo encadrent le titre et surmontent deux vignettes représentant d'un côté des joyaux et de l'autre une caravelle. La planche est signée d'ordinaire M.L. (ici le L. a été effacé) pour Michel Lasne, graveur et dessinateur français qui fut notamment élève de Rubens. Reliure en plein vélin, dos à trois nerfs orné en tête d'un titre manuscrit à la plume, coins très légèrement émoussés. Petites mouillures en tête et en queue de la marge intérieure sur l'ensemble de l'ouvrage, galeries de vers entre les pages 867-977 et 1269-1286 affectant légèrement par endroits la numérotation des cahiers mais pas le corps du texte. Le frontispice résume les enjeux du texte en montrant les richesses d'une terre conquise par les Espagnols tout en mettant en avant des figures marquantes de l'histoire péruvienne. En effet, l'homme à gauche, Manco Capac est traditionnellement considéré comme le premier empereur des Incas à Cuzco ; Mama Occlo aurait été, quant à elle, son épouse. En plaçant en tête de son ouvrage les deux figures mythiques de la fondation de la civilisation inca, Garcilaso de la Vega (1539-1616) affirme sa volonté de remonter aux origines quasiment mythologiques du peuple péruvien. Lui-même enfant naturel d'un conquistador et d'une princesse inca issue de la lignée de Capac, élevé dans deux cultures différentes, de la Vega propose une histoire des Incas avant et pendant la conquête espagnole, tout en soulignant sa position privilégiée en tant que témoin direct des événements. Comme il le souligne dans son adresse au lecteur, les historiens qui l'ont précédé « n'ont qu'obscurément traitté[es] » certaines choses qu'il considère indispensables pour comprendre l'histoire du Pérou. Au contraire, lui, « natif du Peru, & parfaitement instruit en la langue de la Cour, qui se parlait de son temps à Cuzco, où il a passé la meilleure partie de son âge » a en outre pour avantage de pratiquer l'histoire de manière méthodologique et sérieuse (« dans les matières douteuses, il n'assure jamais rien »). Surtout, il s'agit pour l'époque d'un témoignage unique sur l'histoire péruvienne dans la mesure où l'auteur ne privilégie pas une vision eurocentrée, contrairement à ses contemporains, mais prend régulièrement comme biais le regard des indiens porté sur leur propre histoire. Il n'en demeure pas moins que son ouvrage est encore aujourd'hui utilisé comme une source de référence par les historiens de l'Amérique latine. Edition originale française d'un texte majeur sur l'histoire de la civilisation inca.

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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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        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].

      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) (Sprache: Dutch)

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        CAPITULACOES DA PAZ FEITA ENTRE EL REY NOSSO SENHOR, & O SERENISSIMO REY DA GRAM BRETANHA, AS QUAES SE CONCLUYRAM PELOS DISPUTADOS QUE NELLAS SE DIZ EM MADRID A 15. DE NOUEMBRO DE 1630.

      Lisbon: Antonio Aluarez, . 1633 - 20 leaves, plus errata. Vignette on titlepage. Modern three quarter morocco and marbled boards. Later 17th- century ownership signature on titlepage. Very good. The Treaty of Madrid, here in the first Lisbon edition (Portugal at this time was controlled by Spain), made peace between Spain and Britain. Its main importance to the New World was its guarantee that British traders could move freely and do business in America and the East Indies, except those parts of the West Indies, Central and South America where the Spanish had settlements. Thus it still kept England out of the Caribbean, but gave free rein to trade with the North American colonies, and for the British to pursue their plantings of colonies in unoccupied parts of the Americas. An important treaty, with substantial economic consequences. Scarce. Not in EUROPEAN AMERICANA nor on OCLC. DAVENPORT 35. PALAU 43236.

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        Berlin. - Schloss Monbijou. - Eosander de Göthe. - "Vue General de la Maison du plaisance, de Sa Majesté Le Roy de Prusse, nomme mon Byoux, Batie devant Berlin sur la Spreé".

      Frankfurt am Main Merian -1738 1633 - Historische Ortsansicht. Radierung / Kupferstich, 1717. Von Johann Böcklin, nach Eosander de Göthe. 46,0 x 69,5 cm (Darstellung / Einfassungslinie) / 49,5 x 73,5 cm (Blatt). Aus: Matthäus Merian d.Ä., Oder Ausführliche und Warhafftige Beschreibung aller und jeder denckwürdiger Geschichten. (Frankfurt am Main: Merian 1633-1738). - Rechts unterhalb der Darstellung signiert, darüber betitelt. - Imposante Darstellung des barocken Lustschlosses mit Gartenanlage vom gegenüberliegenden Ufer der Spree. Errichtet wurde die Anlage 1703-06 von Eosander von Göthe. Später erfuhr diese einige Erweiterungen von Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff. Die kriegszerstörte Ruine wurde 1959 abgetragen. - Blatt mit zum Teil stärkeren Lagerspuren und vertikalen und horizontalen Bindefalten. Mehrere restaurierte Einrisse im rechten, linken und unteren Rand. Ingesamt eher mäßig guter Zustand. Johann Böcklin Deutscher Kupferstecher in Berlin um 1710. Eosander de Göthe (1669 Stralsund - 1728 Dresden). Eigentlich Johann Friedrich Nilsson Eosander Freiherr von Göthe. Schwedisch-deutscher Baumeister des Spätbarock. Nach seinen Plänen erfolgte der Umbau der Schlösser Charlottenburg und Monbijou in Berlin sowie des Schlosses Oranienburg und des ersten Rathauses Charlottenburg in der Schloßstraße. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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