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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 .

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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 .

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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 .

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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 .

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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 .

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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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        De florum cultura libri IV.

      Excudebat Stephanus Paulinus,, Roma, 1633 - In 4°; (10), 522 (ma i.e. 524), (16) pp. con antiporta figurata e 46 belle figure incise nel testo disegnate Incisioni disegnate da Pietro da Cortona, Guido Reni, Andrea Sacchi, incise da Johann Friedrich Greuter e Claude Mellan, raffiguranti allegorie, figure mitologiche associate alla flora, schemi di progettazione di giardini, attrezzi agricoli, diverse specie di fiori e loro composizioni. Un’incisione è disegnata ed incisa da Anna Maria Vaiani. Manca la prima e l’ultima carta bianca. La tav. a pag. 387 proviene probabilmente da altro esemplare anche se sicuramente trattasi di inserimento antico, essendo sbiadita e leggermente corta nel margine in basso. Bella legatura inglese in mezza pelle scura a 4 nervi con titolo, riquadri e filetti in oro nei tasselli del dorso. Piatti foderati con carta coeva. Tagli spruzzati in azzurro. Qualche minima ed ininfluente macchiolina di foxing in poche pagine e per il resto esemplare in buone-ottime condizioni di conservazione. Prima non comune edizione di questo classico di botanica del grande gesuita senese, Giovanni Battista Ferrari. Orientalista, fu per ben ventotto anni professore di Lingua ebraica al Collegio Romano. A Roma fu attivo nella cerchia di intellettuali e artisti radunata attorno a Cassiano dal Pozzo e ai cardinali Antonio e Francesco Barberini. Appassionato di Botanica è noto soprattutto per il trattato Flora, seu De florum cultura lib. 4, pubblicato dapprima in lingua latina nel 1633 e ristampato in traduzione italiana nel 1638. L’opera, dedicata al Cardinale Barberini, è un trattato in quattro libri sui fiori ornamentali e il giardinaggio. L’apparato iconografico è fra i più famosi ed eccelsi in ambito botanico per le bellissime tavole in stile barocco. Scopo dell’opera è la diffusione delle tecniche per la coltivazione dei fiori e delle piante ornamentali, principalmente di quelli esotici, molto ricercati nel XVII secolo (i cosiddetti "fiori pellegrini"). Nel primo libro si introduce all’arte del giardinaggio, dando una panoramica generale sulla coltivazione dei fiori e sulle tecniche principali per un corretto sviluppo delle piante; nel secondo e nel terzo libro si tratta dei fiori pellegrini, mentre il quarto libro è dedicato soprattutto alle decorazioni floreali (una sorta di ikebana europea con tavole di composizioni di grandi vasi di fiori recisi). L’opera è considerato uno dei più celebri trattati di floricultura mai scritti. Prima edizione, in buone-ottime condizioni di conservazione. First edition, good copy. Vinciana, Vol. II, n° 1798, p. 181; Hunt 222; Johnston 184; Nissen BBI 620; Piantanida et al 1799.

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        Arabia seu Arabum vicinarumque gentium orientalium leges ritus sacri et profani mores instituta et historia.

      Amsterdam, Janson, 1633. - LIVRES Erreur de pagination: on passe de la page 269 à la page 280, mais le texte est bien complet.Très rare étude sur les us et coutumes des pays arabes.Titre gravé. 1 volume in-32 (11,5 x 6 cm). Plein velin à recouvrement, filets à froid sur dos et plats; reliure de l'époque en parfait état.

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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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      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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        A Contention for Honour and Riches

      London: Printed by E[lizabeth]. A[lde]. for William Cooke, 1633. First edition. Woodcut ornament on title, woodcut headpiece and decorative initial. Collation: A-E^4 (lacking initial blank, A1). 8vo. Modern red morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Small repair to upper inner corner of title-page, light marginal soiling and spotting. First edition. Woodcut ornament on title, woodcut headpiece and decorative initial. Collation: A-E^4 (lacking initial blank, A1). 8vo. First edition of this play, the title changed to Honoria and Mammon in later editions. Rare, this copy only at auction in the last 50 years. ESTC S117321; Greg 473; not in Pforzheimer. Provenance: Robert S Pirie (bookplate, purchased from Hamill & Barker, 1966)

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        Pièce signée (1700)

      - LAUZUN Antonin Nompar de Caumont duc de (1633-1723). Officier et aventurier français, fameux courtisan de Louis XIV. Il épousa secrètement la Grande Mademoiselle. Pièce signée, Paris, 27 juin 1700, 1 page et demie in-folio, cachet fiscal. Rare. Ancienne collection Marcel Plantevignes. Quittance devant notaires de la somme de 61.850 livres que le duc de Lauzun « a confessé avoir reçeu de tres haut et tres puissant seigneur Monseigneur Louis Phelypeaux comte de Pontchartrain ministre d’Estat Chancellier Garde des Sceaux de France et Commandeur des ordres du Roy », des mains de son intendant Christophe Ragon sieur de la Coudraie (qui a également signé) « pour le rachat et son principal de trois mil de rente vendues et constituées par mondit seigneur le Chancellier et Madame Marie de Maupeou son epouse par mondit seigneur duc de Lauzun », ainsi que les arréages.

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        Sammelband mit 2 Titeln: 1. (Nicolas Venette): Tableau de lAmour. Geheimnüsse keuscher Liebes-Wercke, betrachtet im Stande der Heiligen Ehe zwischen Mann und Weib, zu gesegneten Kinder-Zeugen, und Erhaltung der Familien durch grosse Experienz, mit der Natur-ergründeten heilsamen Anmerckungen herrlich ausgezieret, und aus dem Französischen ins reine Teutsche übersetzet durch ein Mit-Glied der Frucht-wüntschenden Gesellschaft. 2. Rosinus Lentilius: Wolgemeintes Bedenken, über die zu Frühlings- und Herbst-Zeiten unzeitig angestellte Präservir-Aderlässen. Und wie solche zu bequemerer Zeit anzustellen (...). 1. Titel in deutscher Erstaugabe, der 2. Titel in Erstausgabe.

      16 Bll., 714 S., 6 Bll., 49 S.. 8. Pergamentband d. Zeit. Einband gering berieben und fleckig Papier des ersten Titels etwas und Papier des zweiten Titels gering gebräunt Titelblatt des ersten Titels mit winzigem Loch (kein Buchstabenverlust) 4 Bll. des ersten Titels mit kleinem Wasserfleck in der unteren Ecke hintere Vorsätze und hinterer Innendeckel mit kleinerem Wasserfleck am Fuß einige Bll. gering angerändert Bl. S. 31/32 des zweiten Titels mit Randausriss außerhalb des Textes. 2 barocke Medizintitel in 1 Band - mit zahlreichen historischen, kulturgeschichtlichen und philosphischen Exkursen im barocken Stil. Als Verleger und Drucker des "Venette" wird auch Günther in Dresden vermutet - der Übersetzer ist Christoph Kormart (Dünnhaupt 2421: 14.1). Der Verfasser des 1. Titels, Nicolas Venette (1633-1698) französischer Mediziner Professor und zeitweise Dekan am Kollegium in Rochelle (vgl. Jöcher IV, 1513f.) der Vefasser des 2. Titels, Rosinus Lentilius bzw. Linsenbarth (1657-1733) seinerzeit berühmter deutscher Arzt Herzoglich-Württembergischer Leibmedikus (vgl. ADB XVIII, 262). Zu 1: VD 17, 12:650558G Deutsche Drucke des Barock (SWB-Bestand) Idn. 4476931 Holzmann-Boh. IV, 4419. Zu 2: Deutsche Drucke des Barock B 16, 14030 VD 17, 23:634005L.

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        De mare libero et P. Merula de maribus

      ex Officina Elzeviriana, 1633. 24mo (cm. 10,9), 308 pp. Frontis. interamente inciso. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena con titolo ms. al ds. (poco leggibile). Bell’esemplare. Willems, 385. Un classico della legge marittima che ebbe una grande influenza sui successivi sviluppi del diritto internazionale.

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        Berlin. - Schloss Charlottenburg. - Martin Engelbrecht. - "Vue generale de Charlottenbourg".

      Frankfurt am Main Merian -1738 1633 - Historische Ortsansicht. Radierung / Kupferstich, 1717. Von Martin Engelbrecht, nach Eosander de Göthe. 41,0 x 59,0 cm (Darstellung / Einfassungslinie) / 45,5 x 60 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, darunter betitelt. - Imposante Darstellung einer barocken Gartenanlage mit Lustschloß. - 1696 von Sophie Charlotte beauftragt, begann Johann Arnold Nering mit Planung und Bau des Schlosses. Nach seinem Tod führte dies Martin Grünberg fort. Im Krönungsjahr 1701 übernahm Eosander von Göthe den weiteren Ausbau der Anlage. - Blatt teilweise etwas stärker knickspurig und mit mehreren vertikale und horizontale Bindefalten. Der rechte Rand ist bis auf die Einfassungslinie der Darstellung beschnitten. Ehemaliger Sammlungsstempel in der oberen linken Ecke. Insgesamt eher mäßiger Zustand. Martin Engelbrecht (1684 Augsburg - 1756 Augsburg). Deutscher Kupferstecher und Kunstverleger der Barockzeit. Arbeitete mit seinem Bruder Christian als Ornament- und Vedutenstecher. Es sind über 3000 Stiche nachgewiesen, vorwiegend Stadtansichten, Bildnisse, Ornamentstiche, militärische und historische Ereignisse sowie allegorische Darstellungen. 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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        Gesamtansicht, (Aufsicht), "Herbipolis Würtzburg".

      - Kupferstich ( v. 2 Platten ) v. Merian aus Theatrum Europäum, 1633, 23 x 63,2

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        Histoire généalogique de la maison des Chasteigners, sgrs de la Chasteigneraye. Preuves de l'histoire de la maison des Chateigners.

      Paris, Sébastien Cramoisy, 1633-1634. Deux ouvrages en un volume in-folio, 21 feuillets dont le titre avec le blason des Chasteigners, 582 pages, (6) pp. de tables; 190 pages dont le titre des Preuves, 1 feuillet d'errata, 4 portraits en buste à pleine page gravés par Picart, planches de blasons rehaussées en couleurs. Un feuillet taché, quelques rousseurs éparses. Ex-libris armorié de la famille de Lionne (Dauphiné). Veau d'époque, dos à nerfs orné, double filet doré d'encadrement sur les plats, médaillon floral au centre (cachant le joint d'une ancienne greffe de peau due à des armoiries retirées), petites armes des de Lionne dans les angles (lions et colonnes). Coiffes, charnières et coins restaurées. Document de première importance pour l'histoire de la Marche, orné de 4 portraits en buste et de quelques planches de blasons gravées par Jean Picart et mises en couleurs. Saffroy III, 38479.

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        De Mari Libero et de Maribus. (Bound with:) Regni Chinensis descriptio Varijs Authoribus.

      Leyden: Elzevier, 1633. 2 works in 1 volume. 24mo (covers 115 x 65 mm; text block 109 x 58 mm). (16), 267; (8), 365, (9) pp. Contemporary full overlapping vellum, spine with handwritten title. Illustrated with 2 engraved title pages and 2 full-page illustrations depicying a chinese man and a woman. Also several head- and tailpieces and woodcut initials in the text. Very good copy. Two Elzeviers in one volume with 2 fine engraved title pages depicting a sailing merchantman and a map of China with the famous Great Wall. For a full description and more images please visit: .

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        Historia Belgica ab anno M.D.L.VIII (Bound with:) Epistolarum Atticarum Promulsis, In Centurias Tres Distributa.

      Ingolstadt & Cologne: Wilhelmi Eder & Zetznerus, 1633. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo (17 x 11 cm). (8), 356 (4); (16), 351, (14) pp. Contemporary overlapping vellum. Spine with 2 handwritten titles and 5 thongs. Early edition of Nicolas de Bourgogne's most famous work on the Dutch revolt in the Eighty Years' War. This edition of 1633 is the second edition published by Eder, after the frist one of 1629. The second work by Erycius Puteanus contains 3 Centuriae with each 100 letters, written to a.o. Janus Dousa, Daniel Heinsius, William Barclay, Farnese, Cornelis Plemp, Andreas Schott, Frederico Borromeus, Janus Gruterus, the Jesuits Heribert Rosweyde and Marcus Dornius, his brother Joannes (three letters) and especially Justus Lipsius (22 epistles). All the centuriae have their own index on correspondents. Good antiquarian condition. Some writing on first free endpaper. Vellum slightly browned. Stamp of the Bibliotheca seminarii Culemborgensis on the first title page. Short text of old catalogue pasted on the verso of the first free endpaper. Some pages of Puteanus' work browned. Overall a well-bound and well-kept copy. For a full description and more images please visit .

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        Le recueil des Armes de plusieurs nobles Maisons et Familles tant Ecclésiastiques, Princes, Ducs, Marquis, Comtes, Barons, Chevaliers Escuyers et Autres selon la Forme que l'on les porte de Présent en ce Royaume de France Blasonée et Augmentée de Nouveaux.

      Paris, Claude Magneney, s.d. (1633). In-folio d'un titre orné donnant les portraits de Henri III et de Louis XIII, un feuillet de dédicace avec vignette, un feuillet de privilège et 214 planches numérotées 1 à 209, les planches 106, 107, 108 sont bis et les planches 169 et 198 doubles avec variantes. Chaque feuillet gravé sur une seule face donne 6 blasons. Notes marginales anciennes à l'encre à plusieurs feuillets, la dernière planche est doublée. Ex Libris collé d'un bibliophile picard : Baron Seymour de Constant, alliance de la famille de Mailly. Plein veau, dos à nerfs orné. Charnières, coiffes et coins restaurés. Reliure de l'époque. Ouvrage rare, entièrement gravé, ayant plus de gravures que Saffroy en annonce. Saffroy, I, n°2972.

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        A treatise of the divine promises; in five books.

      Leigh summarizes his study of God's promises this way: "a general description of their nature, kindes, excellency, right use, properties, and the persons to whom they belong," and the "declaration of the covenant it self [sic], the bundle and body of all the promises, and the special promises likewise, which concern a mans [sic] self or others, both temporal, spiritual, and eternal."This third edition is typographically complex in ye good 17th-century style, with a title-page printed in red and black and liberal variation of type-ornament borders, multiple fonts, and decorative initials; the pages are ruled into multiple divisions for presentation of text and various sorts/levels of notes, with the printer occasionally breaking "form" to enhance compactness or clarity. Braces and brackets appear generously, with these tricky-to-set devices being most strikingly deployed in full-page diagrammatic "Tables" of contents, one at the start of each of the five books and the one of the third being actually a => large fold-out. The first edition appeared in 1633 with two more in 1641. Those three and this 1650 are uncommon in commerce with only three of this apparently held in U.S. libraries (Boston Athenaeum, University of Illinois, and Princeton Theological).Leigh (1602-71), a decided puritan, was described by one contemporary as "a man of fiery disposition" and by another as "a cunning man"; in addition to his religious duties he found time and inclination for politics and was elected to Parliament. Provenance: Tim Hide(?), 18th century, has signed the top margin of the title-page; George B. Engle Junior notes on a fly leaf that he bought the book in Boston, MA, March 1881. Later at the Pacific School of Religion (properly released).

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        Tes Kaines Diathekes apanta: Novi Testamenti Libri

      Apud [B. and A. Elzevir for] Richardum Whittakerum, bibliopolam, M D C XXXIII, London 1633 - [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. Please contact Christian White at Modernfirsteditions if you would like more information about this book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Decade contenant la Vie et Gestes de Henry le Grand, Roy de France et de Navarre IIII. Du Nom.

      Rouen, Veuve Du Bosc, 1633. Fort in-4, (8) ff., 1040 pp., (12) ff. de table. Ex-libris moderne Duseaux. Vélin d'époque, dos plat avec le titre manuscrit (usures, petits manques). Deuxième édition. L'édition originale fut publiée en 1614. « Cet ouvrage finit à la mort du maréchal d'Ancre, qui y est fort mal traité. Les bons serviteurs de la reine n'y sont pas même épargnés, tellement qu'autrefois cela faisait fort rechercher le livre. Les ennemis de Legrain s'intriguèrent pour faire condamner l'ouvrage, mais ils ne purent en venir à bout : cependant il consentit à la suppression de deux cents exemplaires qui restaient encore chez son libraire » (Michaud).

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        Certaine Learned and Elegant Workes of the Right Honorable Fulke, Lord Brooke, written in his Youth, and familiar Exercise with Sir Philip Sidney .

      London: Printed by E. P. for Henry Seyle . 1633. - Small folio, pp. [2], 23-82, 298, wanting the preliminary and final blanks, and, as in all known copies, beginning at page 23 because one long poem, A Treatise of Religion, was suppressed; a very good copy in contemporary calf, neatly rebacked, gilt Pegasus device of Heneage Finch, third Earl of Winchilsea (1628-82) on both covers, bookplate of Richard Shuttleworth Streatfield.First edition. This is the definitive printing of the poems and plays of an attractive minor Elizabethan – the 'Servant to Queen Elizabeth, Councillor to King James, Friend to Sir Philip Sidney' (to quote his epitaph). Like Sidney, Greville never published his poetry in his lifetime; and, apart from a few anthologized poems and a pirated edition of Mustapha, these Workes, though written mainly in the 1570s-1590s, are printed here for the first time.In all known copies the text begins at p. 23. The Licenser's entry makes it clear that A Treatise of Religion originally stood first in the manuscript; and Malone plausibly suggested that its anti-prelatical tenor led to censorship by Archbishop Laud. This poem and A Treatise of Monarchy were eventually published in Fulke Greville's Remains (1670), completing the verse canon.As issued, the volume begins with three long reflective poems ('Of Humane Learning', 'Upon Fame and Honour', and 'Of Warres'), followed by the verse dramas Alaham and Mustapha, and the irregular 'sonnet' sequence 'Caelica' comprising 109 sonnets and other short poems. There are a few selected letters at the end.'Oh wearisome Condition of Humanity', Greville's most famous poem, forms the final chorus to Mustapha. Like Alaham, Mustapha was 'no Plaie for the Stage', but a Senecan examination of power, tyranny, ambition, and deceit. Greville wrote one other tragedy in the same vein, Antonie and Cleopatra, but thought it prudent to destroy the manuscript in about 1601, 'the Earle of Essex then falling'.STC 12361; Greg III, 1068-9; Pforzheimer 437; Hayward 68. Language: English

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        Arabia, seu Arabum vicinarumque gentium Orientalium leges, ritus, sacri et profani mores, instituta et historia: accedunt praeterea varia per Arabiam itinera, in quibus multa notatu digna enarrantur [...]. Amsterdam, Johann Jansson, 1633.

      1633. 12mo. 297 (but: 287) pp. With engr., illustrated title page. Contemp. limp vellum with traces of ties. First edition of the collection. Contains: 1. Sionita & Hesronita. De nonnullis orientalibus urbium. "This important work contains early descriptions of Baghdad, Bokhara, Damascus, Medina, Mecca, and Aleppo" (Blackmer). 2. "De moribus atque institutis Turcarum" by the French diplomat C. Richier. 3. W. Drechsler's "Historia Arabum". - Slight worming to first pages; some waterstaining near end. Contemporary ink ownership to pastedown: "Ex libris Bibliothecae S. Dominici Ferrariae"; old stamp to first half-title. An appealing little volume. Macro, Bibliography of the Arabian Peninsula, 2084 (erroneously "1653"). Blackmer 1544 (note). Weber II, 697. Gay 3452 (erroneously 1653). Hage Chahine 4533. The Heritage Library: Treasures of Islamic and Arabic Heritage (Qatar 2006), s. v. "Travels", with illustration.

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        Historiarum libri, accuratissime editi.

      Lugdunum Batavorum (Leyde), Elzevier, 1633 ; in-12 ; plein vélin ivoire à recouvrement rigide de l'époque, titre manuscrit au dos ; (12) dont titre illustré gravé et portrait d'Alexandre le Grand, carte dépliante, 338, (21) pp., (1 bl.), 1 gravure sur bois hors-texte (p.75). "Jolie édition publiée par les soins de Daniel Hensius, et qui joint à la beauté typographique le mérite d'une grande correction". Willems, 381, qui ne signale pas la planche hors-texte. "Les beaux exemplaires de l'édition originale doivent avoir de 126 à 128 mill.", celui-ci en mesure 128. Willems signale trois réimpressions la même année, dont celle-ci serait la première. Minuscule trou au second plat, très bel exemplaire.

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        Europa recens descripta a Guilielmo Blaeuw

      copper engraved map with original hand colouring. Green is showing through and has been supported in 2 places (see cond. report above). plate size 36 x 46 cm. by Willem Blaeu; from: Emanuel van Meteren's 'Meteranus Novus', Amsterdam, 1633. This map is a very rare variant of the well-known carte-en-figure by Blaeu: during the printing process, the borders with the figures were covered up to make the maps fit into different atlases. Maps like this also exist of America and Asia.

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