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        'Regni Valentiae Typus':.

      . Kupferstich v. Gerard Mercator b. Henricus Hondius in Amsterdam, 1633, 35,5 x 47,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. I, S. 674, 6155:1.1; 1:311. - Zeigt das Königreich Valencia mit den angrenzenden Regionen. - Unten mittig große dekorative Titelkartusche; unten links barocke Kartusche mit Meilenzeiger; im Mittelmeer links Segelschiff und Ungeheuer. - Perfect condition!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        De Mari Libero und Paulus Merula's "Dissertatio de Maribus" und Marcus Zuerius Boxhorn's "Apologia Pro Navigationibus Hollandorum, Adversus Pontum Heuterum"

      Lugd. Batavorum (Leiden), ex officina Elzeviriana 1633.. Mit einem gestochenen Frontispiz, 308 Seiten 12°, braun mellierte alte Pp mit gedrucktem Rückentitel. SEHR SELTENER TITEL IN EINEM SCHÖNEN FESTEN EXEMPLAR mit schönen gestochenen Initialen und herrlichen Kopf- und Schluss-Vignetten sowie einem sauberen alten Bibliotheksstempel. Hugo Grotius war einer der wichtigsten Rechtsgelehrten des 17. Jahrhunderts und galt als ein Wunderkind. Bereits als 12-Jähriger trat er in die Universität Leiden ein und lenkte schon frühzeitig die Aufmerksamkeit des großen J. J. Scaliger auf sich. Er promovierte zum Doktor der Rechte und verfasste 1604 als 21-Jähriger aus Anlass eines Rechtsfalles, bei dem es um das Eigentum an einer portugisischen Galeone ging, die in der Meerenge von Malakka gekapert wurden war, eine Abhandlung mit dem Titel "De jure praedae" ("Über das Recht am Raube"). Es enthält bereits die Grundgedanken seines späteren Hauptwerkes, blieb aber bis 1868 unveröffentlicht. Lediglich ein Kapitel daraus wurde 1609 zunächst anonym unter dem Titel "Mare Liberum" ("Das freie Meer") veröffentlicht. Die katholische Kirche indiziert "Mare liberum" umgehend, da es die päpstliche Weltordnung untergrub. Grotius formulierte hier einen revolutionären neuen Grundsatz, indem er erklärte, die Meere seien internationale Gewässer und alle Nationen hätten das Recht, sie zur Handelsschifffahrt zu nutzen. 1925 schrieb er binnen eines Jahres sein Meisterwerk "De jure Belli ac Pacis" (Über das Kriegs- und Friedensrecht), das ihn in ganz Europa berühmt machte. Dieses Werk, das für die späteren Auffassungen des Völkerrechts grundlegend wurde, war der erste Versuch, außerhalb der Kirche und der heiligen Schrift einen Rechtsgrundsatz aufzustellen und eine Rechtsgrundlage für Gesellschaft und Regierung zu schaffen. Die Unterscheidung zwischen Religion einerseits und Recht und Moralität andereseits ist zwar nicht klar und eindeutig getroffen, aber dessen ungeachtet ist Grotius' Prinzip eines unwandelbaren Rechts, das Gott ebenso wenig ändern kann wie ein mathematisches Axiom, die erste Formulierung des "droit naturel", des Naturrechts, das die großen politischen Theoretiker des 18. Jahrhunderts so stark beschäftigte und das die Grundlage des modernen Völkerrechts ist.

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        Theatrum, Bd. XIII, Merian M. 1689

      Theatrum, ,. Angeboten wird der Band XIII aus Matthäus Merians Reihe Theatrum Europaeum. Theatrum Europaeum ist der Titel eines von Matthäus Merian begründeten und zwischen 1633 und 1738 in insgesamt 21 Quartbänden erschienen Geschichtswerkes. Besondere Bedeutung kommt der Reihe von Chroniken durch ihre zeitnah verfassten Schilderungen des 30 jhr. Krieges und der Türkenkriege mit ihren insgesamt 720 Kupfertafeln zu, von denen ca. 140 von Merian selbst gestochen wurden Band 13 Behandelt die Jahre 1687 bis 1690. Titel: THEATRI EUROPAEI CONTINUATI Dreyzehender Theil Das ist: Abermalige Ausführliche Fortsetzung Denck- und Merckwürdiger Geschichten Welche ihrer gewöhnlichen Eintheilung nach an verschiedenen Orten durch EUROPA, wie auch in denen übrigen Welt Theilen vom Jahr 1687 an bis 1691 sich begeben und zugetragen. Insgesambt aus der Sachen und dero warhafften umbständlichen Verlauff vermittelt von hohen Orten gesuchten und communicirten Actis und Urkunden zusammen gezogen; Auch mit vielen dazu nöthigen Kupffer Stücken und Bildnissen aufgezieret und verlegt Durch Matthäi Merians Sel. Erben. Franckfurt am Mayn gedruckt bey Johann Görlin. Im Jahr M DC XCVIII. Kollation 2 Vortextblätter, Frontispitz,Titelblatt, Vorrede 2 Bll., Inhaltsverzeichnis,Verzeichnis der Belagerung von Mainz von 1689 (nicht bei Wüthrich), Portrait Leopold I, 1363 Seiten, 50 Seiten Register, leeres Blatt. Zusätzlich eingebunden sind insgesamt 23 von 32 meist doppelblattgrosse, oft mehrfach gefaltete Kupfertafeln mit Stadtansichten, Schlachtendarstellung usw.. Zustand: Originaler Ledereinband, gering beschabt, etwas fleckig, berieben und bestossen, einige Fehlstellen, siehe Fotos, Buchblock fest, gering gebräunt, Seite 321 gelockert, Ansicht von Worms aus einer anderen Ausgabe. 33x22x12cm.. Die Kupfertafeln: 1.Prospect und Grundriß der Sadt Osseck wie die Türkische Armee sich dafür verschanzet und die Christliche ARMEE dabey in Schlachtordnung gestanden,2.Stadt und Festung Erlau,3. Fortluis,4.Krönung Josephi I. in Hungarn 5. Prospect der Vestung MONGATZ, 6.Stuhlweissenburg, 7.Alzey, 8.Kaiserslautern, 9.Neustadt an der Hart FEHLT, 10.Oppenheim FEHLT, 11.Heilbronn FEHLT, 12.Heidelberg FEHLT, 13.Mannheim, 14.Franckenthal, 15.Koblenz. 16. Rothenburg an der Tauber FEHLT, 17. Stuttgart FEHLT, 18. Prinzens von Oranien Überfahrt nach England, 19. Ordnung seiner Flotte, 20. Sein Einzug in London, 21. Kaminiec, 22. Speyer FEHLT, 23,24 Worms, 25. Cochhem FEHLT, 26 Belagerung von Mainz, 27. Bonn FEHLT, 28 Wetzlar, 29: Wilhelms III. Krönung in London/Kircheninneres, 21. April 1689. 30. Londonderry, 31 Canischa, 32. Krönung Königs Josephi I zum röm. König in Augsburg. Weiterhin sind insgesamt 26 Portraits mit im Text abgedruckt. 2 Portraits fehlen und sind nur als Faximiles lose beigefügt.

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        Oratio: In Solenni Sacrificio, quod Supremo Regum & Regnorum Domino, & Divis Patriae Custodibus, ob Exemptam Virtute & Faelicitate Potentis: Regis Poloniae, & c. & c. Vladislai IV. Obsidione Smolenscum, Et amplius Pro Faelici eius Regiae Maiestatis, & Regni, contra hostes foederatos successu. Academia Crac: in Templo S. Annae, ad aram Divi Ioannis Cantii, Die 10. Novemb. Ano Dni 1633. ritu celebri obtulit.

      Krakow / Cracoviae, (1633.). Klein-Oktav. 56 Seiten / pages. Pappband der Zeit. Notizen von alter Hand auf dem Titel, leichte Gebrauchsspuren. Innen sehr gut erhalten (kaum stockfleckig). Mit zwei floralen Initialen und einer Titelvignette. Old annotations on the title page.. Rede von M. Jacobus Vitellius, Professor der Theologie, gehalten in der Kirche St. Anna in Krakau am 10. November 1633,für den Regenten Wladyslaw IV. Wasa (1595-1648), ab 1632 gewählter König von Polen und Großfürst von Litauen, Herrscher des Staates Polen-Litauen sowie Titularkönig von Schweden. (Sprache: Latein / Latin)

      [Bookseller: J.J. Heckenhauer e.K.]
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        Disquisitionum magicarum libri sex, quibus continetur accurate curiosarum atrium et vanarum superstitionum confutation

      Coloniae Agrippinae Petri Henningii 1633. 4to. pp. [16], 1070. With engraved title page. Bound in period limp vellum. Front end papers are renewed and rear inner joint is strengthened. Due to the poor quality of the paper many of the interior leaves are quite heavily browned and very much darkened. Interior also shows some general wear - i.e. occasional creases and minor marginal worming are present; the bottom marginal corners on three leaves are chipped and nicely repaired; leaf C4 contains two miniscule holes located between lines of text. Edge wear is visible to the fore-edge of the title page and to the first few gatherings. The upper outer corner of the title displays both a shelf-number and a stamp from a Jesuit house. The title page also contains a handwritten word or name (crossed-out in an early hand) next to the printed word "professore"; another name (crossed-out) is written in the lower margin. Martin Del Rio (1551-1608) was a well respected Jesuit scholar. His mammoth size Disquisitionum magicarum (first published in Louvain, 1599) went through a number of editions into the mid 18th century. According to Rossell Hope Robbins Del Rio's book was "in many ways the most complete of all the works on witchcraft and as renowned as the Malleus Maleficarum." (Robbins, Encyc. of Witchcraft, p. 121). The work is divided into six parts 1.) magic in general 2.) demonic magic, witches Sabbaths, incubi and succubi 3.) the manner in which witchcraft is accomplished 4.) divination 5.) procedural instructions to judges 6.) the role of the confessor, exorcisms etc. [Coumont D45.16; Caillet 2967 ; VD17 1: 001077L; Dorbon-Aine 1140; Lea, p. 640]. Vellum.

      [Bookseller: Robert McDowell Antiquarian Books]
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        Genfer See, anno 1633, Lacus Lemanni, Mercator-Hondius

      Genfer See, ,. "Chorographica tabula Lacus Lemanni". Umgebungskarte in südöstlicher Orientierung, altkoloriert nach J. G(oulart aus Mercator-Hondius), verlegt ca. 1633. Hier aus einer französischen Ausgabe des Atlas 1628 oder 1633. Platte: 305x535 mm. Gering gebräunt, mit einer kleinen resturierten Fehlstelle, bitte Bilder ansehen. Für weitere Infos bitte unteren Link anklicken..

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        Portugaliae ... descriptio

      Hondius, J., 1633. "Portugaliae, que olim Lusitania, novissima et exactissima descriptio". Copper-engraving by B. van Deutecum engraved according to F. Alvares Seco's map of Portugal from 1600. Originally published in Mercator-Hondius Atlas. This edition was published by J. Janssonius and H. Hondius, 1633. Three ornamental cartouches, coat-of-arms and rich maritime decorations (ships, sea-creatures, wind rose). 33,5:49,5 cm.. Koeman I, Map 6300:1A, Ed. 1:321/22 (1633 German).

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Karel Krenek]
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        Ducatus Limburg. Amstelodami. Sumptibus Henrici Hondii. Altkolor. Kupferstichkarte von Henricus Hondius aus: Atlas Ou Representation Du Monde Universel.

      Amsterdam, Hondius, 1633.. 39: 49,5 cm (Plattengröße, Blattformat: 43 : 53 cm. Grenzkoloriert in den Farben Türkis, Grün Gelb, Orange, Rosa, die Titelkartusche sowie der Meilenzeiger flächig koloriert. Mit Mittelfalz.. Zeigt das Herzogtum Limburg von der Maas im Westen mit Maastricht und Liege bis Jülich im Osten, Sittard/Gangelt im Norden und Limbourg/Monschau im Süden. - Am linken Rand Titelkartusche mit Wappen und Putten; unten rechts figürliche Kartusche mit Globus, zwei Schreibern und Meilenzeiger. - Rücks. mit beschreibendem Text in Deutsch. Mittelfalz rücks. verstärkt. Sonst schönes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lutz-Peter Kreussel]
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        The First Part of the Institutes of The Lawes of England

      - Or A Commentary upon Littleton, not the name of a Lawyer only, but of the Law it selfe. M. F. I. H. and R K. Assignes of I. More Esquire, London, 1633. Contemporary full tan calf with blindstamped rule to covers and spine in compartments between raised and ruled banding with a hand-written title label (lacking section) to second; red edges; Folio, bound in 6s. [contemporary Latin script to fly-leaves] The Third Edition, corrected. With engraved title-page, portrait frontispiece and folding table.

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        L'OUVERTURE DE L'ESCOLLE DE PHILOSOPHIE TRANSMUTATOIRE METALLIQUE,

      Paris, Charles Sevestre, 1633.: . Paris, Charles Sevestre, 1633.. ou, la plus saine et veritable explication & consiliation de tous les stiles desquels les philosophes anciens se sont servis en traictant de l'oeuvre Physique, sont amplement declarees. SECOND EDITION, 1633, French text. Small 8vo, approximately 170 x 105 mm, 6½ x 4¼ inches, PORTRAIT, ENGRAVED TITLE PAGE AND THREE PRELIMINARY PAGES LACKING, DEDICATION? otherwise main text complete, printed TITLE PAGE present, large woodcut with pelican at centre on verso of final leaf, woodcut headpieces and initials, pages: 26, 185, (3), The 3 preliminary leaves missing are before the Preface and Contents Table which are both complete, bound in full antique mottled calf, raised bands with gilt decoration in compartments, gilt lettered morocco label. Binding worn, corners rounded and showing cardboard at tips, upper hinge cracked, lower hinge starting, covers holding firmly on the cords, 20 mm (¾ inch) chip at head of spine, 5 mm (¼ inch) missing at tail, front inner paper hinge cracked, some old ink writing on endpapers, age-browning throughout, mostly light, early signature on title page and on last page of text, Preface pages have been faintly numbered, some underlining and emphasis marks in the margins, a couple of ink spots on the Preface, no loss, occasional pale damp stains, ink notes in 10 margins, tip of 3 top corners missing, small hole in 2 pages with loss of 2 letters, small closed tear to 1 lower corner, neatly repaired with no loss of text, couple of small ink marks on final woodcut. Text block tight and firm. Acceptable defective copy of a scarce book, (lacking some preliminary pages as noted but main text complete). David de Planis Campy (1589- c.1644) was a councillor and surgeon in ordinary to Louis XIII. He produced 10 works on medical chemistry and traditional alchemy. He was a fervent admirer of Paracelsus and accepted the relationship of the macrocosm and the microcosm and the doctrine of signatures. In this work examining the styles of the hermetic philosophers who treated of alchemy he singles out the Emerald Tablet of Hermes Trismegistus as the text in which the secret work of nature is uniquely well expressed. See: Bibliotheca Chemica by John Ferguson, Volume II, page 204-5; A Catalogue of Printed Books in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library, Volume I, No. 5081; Duveen, Bibliotheca Alchemica et Chemica lists only the collected works published in 1646; Manuel Bibliographique des Sciences Psychiques ou Occultes by Albert Caillet, Tome 3 page 292, No. 8724; Not in Brunet's Manuel Du Librarire. #MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Poems, by J. Donne With elegies on the authors death.

      London Printed by M[iles] F[lesher] for John Marriot 1633 - The First Edition of Donne?s Poems, with the Rare Leaves, "The Printer to the Understanders" DONNE, J[ohn]. Poems, by J. Donne. With elegies on the authors death. London: Printed by M[iles] F[lesher] for John Marriot, 1633. First edition. Small quarto. [10], 406 pp. This copy contains page 273 (Nn1) in the corrected state (with running title and 33 lines of text) and is bound without the first blank leaf, but retaining the last. With the two inserted leaves, "The printer to the understanders" (A1-2; not present in all copies) bound immediately after the title-page. Eighteenth-century mottled calf, neatly rebacked to style. Minimal wear to extremities. Trimmed close, though not affecting text. Very lightly browned. Bookplate of Robert S. Pirie, noted Donne collector. An excellent, very fresh copy. Housed in a custom quarter morocco clamshell. "This book appears to have been repeatedly corrected as it passed through the press and consequently it is found in a number of different states.It seems to be clear, however, that these ?states are really governed by chance according to the order in which the sheets were taken up for folding before making up the book. No importance, therefore, can be attached to the various combinations in which the corrections are found.One of the more conspicuous irregularities in the printing is seen on Nn1a (p. 273), where there is no running head-line between rules and there are five more lines of text than on a normal page.The two leaves with The printer to the Understanders and Hexastichon Bibliopolae (with sign. A and A2) are an insertion, and are placed sometimes after the Epistle, but more often in the centre of the first quire.Sometimes the two leaves of The printer etc. are omitted altogether. It seems probable that they were an afterthought and were inserted in only a portion of the edition" (Keynes). Keynes 78. STC 7045. Pforzheimer 296. HBS 66505. $55,000 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Novembris, Anno 1632.

      bey Lützen, zwo Meil von Leipzig, für der teutschen Nation, Religion und Freyheit streitend, selig und ritterlich geblieben. Strasbourg, Jacob van der Heyden, 1633. 4:o. (8) s. Häftad med marmorerad ryggremsa, insatt i nyare pappersomslag med handskriven titeletikett. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek.VD17 23:329892B. Jämför Warmholtz 3818. I klagodikten, som här är undertecknad "D. P." och som trycktes i flera varianter, även som text till ett stort graverat ettbladstryck, uttrycker tretton gråterskor sin veklagan över Gustav II Adolfs död. De representerar de protestantiska staterna inklusive Sverige, den augsburgiska bekännelsen, tyska nationens frihet osv. David Puschmann är endast känd som student

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        Helden-Klag, das ist: Christliche Trawr- und BußPredigt, so parentationis loco zu hochverdienten Ehren, dem [...] Herrn Gustavo Adolpho, der Reiche Schweden, Gothen und Wenden König, GroßFürsten in Finnland, [...] an ihrer Königl.

      Mayt. GeburtsTag, den 9. Decemb. [...] in der Fürstl. Schloß-Kirchen zu Altenburg gehalten, vom M. Nicephoro Kesseln, weyland der königlichen Majestät zu Schweden, zur Zeit fürstl. weymarischen HofPredigern. Rostock, Johann Reussner, 1633. 4:o. (6),+ 34 s. Träsnittsillustration på titelbladets baksida. Tagen ur band och insatt i nyare pappersomslag med handskriven titeletikett. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. VD17 28:721315U. Träsnittet visar en svartdraperad kista med kungens initialer på vardera sidan. Nicephor Kessel var en period hovpredikant hos Gustav II Adolf, senare predikant i Weimar

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        Varia di Jacopo Callot fecit

      - Callot Jacques ~ In-4 oblong, maroquin rouge du XVIIIème siècle, dos à nerfs et plats richement ornés, tranches dorées. 74 gravures à l¿eau-forte montées sur papier XVIIIème siècle. Les misères et les malheurs de la guerre représentés par Jacques Callot, noble lorrain. Et mis en lumière par Israël son amy ~ Paris, 1633. Suite de 18 gravures originales, épreuves du 3ème état sur 3, pièces, gravées en dessous de chaque gravure les vers de l'Abbé Marolles. Balli di Sfessania di Jacomo ~ Jacques Callot In(venit) fe(cit) Israel ex(udit) cum privil(egis) Regis. Sans lieu ni date. Cette suite de 24 gravures, très célèbre, Martyrium Appostolo ~ Jacques Callot In (venit) fe(cit) Israel Silvestre ex(udit) cum privil(egis) Regis. Sans lieu ni dat. Suite, se compose de seize gravures, titre compris. Les caprices ~ jeux de paume sur la place Santa Croce à Florence ~ 1617 France; taille-douce, eau-forte; 2e planche gravée à Nancy ; 1e état ; état unique de la planche gravée à Florence : La vie de l¿enfant prodigue ~ Jacques Callot In (venit) fe(cit) Israel ex(udit) cum privil(egis) Regis. Paris, 1635.Suite, se compose de 11 gravures, titre compris. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Novus Orbis seu descriptions Indiae Occidentalis libri XVIII, Novis tabulis geographicis et variis animantium,plantarum fructuumque iconibus illustrati

      The second atlas of the Americas, the first map to name Manhattan, the foundation maps to Brazil & virtually all South America 1633. Leiden. Elzevirios. In folio (332 mm x 206 mm). 1 [blank] + 16 ff. + 690 + 8 ff. + 14 double page maps. Contemporary calf, spine elegantly gilt with floral tooling, morocco lettering piece, restored, head and foot chipped. Scattered foxing and browning, uniform to a few leaves, date on title altered by hand to 1688 instead of 1633 ?without doubt the 1633 edition-, mild toning, wide margins, a very good, generally clean and fresh copy. First Latin edition; "made by the author himself" (Borba de Moraes quoting Graesse). A fundamental Americanum, Laet´s is one of the earliest books to deal exclusively with America, its inhabitants, customs, flora and fauna, remarkably illustrated with Gerritsz´ maps and only the second atlas devoted to the Americas. "One of the most famous contemporary descriptions of the natural history of the New World. The work was highly praised a century later by Charlevoix, attesting to its accuracy" (Streeter sale, I, 37). Gerritsz was a Dutch cartographer, apprenticed to Blaeu and chosen over him after starting his own business; he gained the appointment of cartographer to the Dutch East ?and West- India Company, his are in many cases foundation maps for several regions of the Americas, later used as prototypes by Blaeu & Hondius. Laet (1593 ? 1649) was a Dutch geographer and businessman, his overseas trading eventually led him to become a founding director of the Dutch West India Company, a position that enabled him to gain access to updated sources of information, both from the Company?s archives and seamen. The illustration comprehends over 60 woodcuts of mainly botanical nature in text and 14 double page maps of the Americas, New England, Nova Francia, Florida, Mexico, Caribbean, Venezuela, Brazil, Guyana, Colombia, Chili, Peru, Patagonia & Paraguay; amongst them, a foundation map of Canada, the first printed map to name Manhattan "of extreme importance" (Burden), and foundation maps of Chili, Paraguay, Venezuela and Brazil. The Patagonia map is one of the earliest on the region. Borba de Moraes, 451. JCB, II, 246. Sabin, 38557.

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        LOS AMANTES ANDALUZES ( HISTORIA ENTRETENIDA, PROSAS Y VERSOS )

      Sebastian De Cormellas, Barcelona 1633 - Plena Piel Marroquin ( Menard ), triple hilo dorado en planos, lomo cuajado, nervios, cantos y contracantos dorados, guardas en piel y papel, artistico a la piedra, cortes dorados.2 h, y 221 folios. (Ejemplar muy raro y excepcional ) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Manuall of the Anatomy of the Body of Man, containing the enumeration of the parts of it, which usually are shewed in the publike anatomicall exercises

      London: Francis Constable, 1633. [16],336 pp. LACKS TITLE-PAGE ['Printed by I. L[egate] for Francis Constable and Edwin Bush, and are to be sold at the signe of the Crane in Pauls Church-yard]. Bound in the original full calf with attractive gilt border and decoration. Lacking the free-end papers and the title page. The final page has Summa approbationis and is dated "Datum ex aedibus Lambethanis Oct 17th 1633 Guil. Bray". THE STC STATES 12 NOVEMBER 1633. There appears to be only a handful of the 1634 second issues of this early anatomy book in existance.. THIS IS AN UNRECORDED COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. Walter Menzies in his article on Alexander Read noted that this small volume was result of Alexander Read lectures and was a separate book from his 1616 Manual. He cites the only known copy to be in the Hunterian Collection.[1931]. 1st edition. 12mo.

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        Disquisitionum magicarum libri sex, quibus continetur accurate curiosarum atrium et vanarum superstitionum confutation

      Coloniae Agrippinae: Petri Henningii, 1633. Vellum. 4to. pp. [16], 1070. With engraved title page. Bound in period limp vellum. Front end papers are renewed and rear inner joint is strengthened. Due to the poor quality of the paper many of the interior leaves are quite heavily browned and very much darkened. Interior also shows some general wear – i.e. occasional creases and minor marginal worming are present; the bottom marginal corners on three leaves are chipped and nicely repaired; leaf C4 contains two miniscule holes located between lines of text. Edge wear is visible to the fore-edge of the title page and to the first few gatherings. The upper outer corner of the title displays both a shelf-number and a stamp from a Jesuit house. The title page also contains a handwritten word or name (crossed-out in an early hand) next to the printed word “professore”; another name (crossed-out) is written in the lower margin. Martin Del Rio (1551-1608) was a well respected Jesuit scholar. His mammoth size Disquisitionum magicarum (first published in Louvain, 1599) went through a number of editions into the mid 18th century. According to Rossell Hope Robbins Del Rio’s book was “in many ways the most complete of all the works on witchcraft and as renowned as the Malleus Maleficarum.” (Robbins, Encyc. of Witchcraft, p. 121). The work is divided into six parts 1.) magic in general 2.) demonic magic, witches Sabbaths, incubi and succubi 3.) the manner in which witchcraft is accomplished 4.) divination 5.) procedural instructions to judges 6.) the role of the confessor, exorcisms etc. [Coumont D45.16; Caillet 2967 ; VD17 1: 001077L; Dorbon-Aine 1140; Lea, p. 640].

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        The Kings Maiesties Declaration to His Subiects, Concerning Lawfull Sports to Bee Vsed

      London: John Barker. 1633. Second Edition. Hardcover. 19th century three quarter morocco over marbled boards, spine ends and corners rubbed, bookplate on front pastedown and manuscript notes on ffep, pamphlet lacks first and final blank leaves, leaf A4r with variant headpiece showing David with a harp, test clean and bright. , The Declaration of Sports was a declaration made in 1617 by James I to settle a dispute in Lancashire. The following year it James decided to make the declaration applicable to the whole nation and the "Declaration to His Subiects, Concerning Lawfull Sports to Bee Vsed" was published. This copy is of the reissue made by Charles I in 1633. The main body of the text is the same as that of the earlier declaration with the addition of a new introduction and conclusion. These added wakes and ales to the list of sanctioned recreations. The book was disliked by puritans, who considered playing sports on the sabbath an abomination, and part of its original purpose had been to limit the puritan influence. Charles went further than his father in attempting to impose his religious ideas on the nation and ordered that any minister who refused to read the declaration be deprived of his position. Given the upheavals in England during the middle of the 17th century the 'Book of Sports' seems relatively unimportant. It did however provide a focus for popular resentment toward the reforms of Archbishop Laud and as puritan power grew in the run up to the Civil War hostility to the 'Book of Sports' grew and in 1634, after the outbreak of the war, Parliament ordered the book publicly burned. , 4to , [2] 17 [1] pp .

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        "He kaine diatheke. Novum Testamentum. Ex Regiis aliisque optimis editionibus, hac nova expressum: cui quid accesserit, Praefatro docebit"

      Lugduni Batavorum: Ex Officina Elzeviriorum. 1633. "Second Elzevir edition, small 12mo, pp. [16], 861, [35]; title page printed in red and black with Elezevir device, metalcut initials throughout, contemporary full tan calf, gilt-ruled borders on covers with floral ornaments in the corners, spine similarly tooled; joints rubbed and with small cracks starting; endpapers from an unidentifed 16th century book; good and sound; text block clean.& & ""In the preface occurs for the first time the now familiar phrase 'Textus Receptus' ... For this edition, the Testament of 1624 was subjected to a careful scrutiny ... The new features of this reprint are the division of the text into verses, and the addition of the [35 pages at the back].""& & Darlow & Moule 4679; Willems 396: ""Cette édition de 1633 étoit réputée si parfaite que presque toutes les réimpressions faites en Hollande la copient scrupuleusement, et que Wetstein n'eut par la liberté de s'en écarter, dans son importante édition de 1751-52... """

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        A PLAIN, BUT FULL EXPOSITION OF THE CATECHISM OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND. ENJOYNED TO BE LEARNED OF EVERY CHILD, BEFORE HE BE BROUGHT TO BE CONFIRMED BY THE BISHOP. COLLECTED OUT OF THE BEST CATECHISTS ... London: Printed for Nathaniel Webb, at the Royal Oak ..., 1663 [bound after]: Rogers, Thomas: THE FAITH, DOCTRINE, AND RELIGION, PROFESSED, AND PROTECTED IN THE REALM OF ENGLAND, AND DOMINIONS OF THE SAME; EXPRESSED IN THIRTY NINE ARTICLES, CONCORDABLY AGREED UPON BY THE REVEREND BISHOPS, AND CLERGY OF THIS KINGDOM, AT TWO SEVERAL MEETINGS, OR CONVOCATIONS OF THEIRS, IN THE YEARS OF OUR LORD, 1562, AND 1604 …London: Printed by John Field ..., 1661 [bound after:] CONSTITUTIONS AND CANONS ECCLESIASTICAL 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

      London: Printed by John Norton, for Joyce Norton, and Richard Whitaker ... 1633 [but likely ca.1660?]. Three volumes bound in one. [80];[36],56,53- 204,195-222;[16],211,112- 113,[3]pp.(pagination in sequence as bound). Small quartos. Later polished gilt armorial calf, raised bands, gilt label (a bit rubbed and edgeworn). Two institutional bookplates, ink accession numbers in upper margin of first title, scattered foxing, occasionally moderate, last work trimmed a bit close at lower margin, costing a few catchwords and register marks, but generally about very good, with the rare printer's publisher's colophon on A1v of the Nicholson (remargined at gutter). Later editions/impressions of each, with Nicholson's being the third edition (first published 1661), and the others characteristic later editions of frequently reprinted works. Of interest here is the colophon (a woodcut of a Royal Oak) that appears on the verso of A1 of Nicholson's PLAIN ... EXPOSITION .... It is evidently relatively uncommon, as it does not feature in the collation of record reported in ESTC. ESTC R3881 & R30129 & S420 (unedited record). WING N1116 & R1833. STC 10078.5

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        Andreae Vesalii Bruxellensis Epitome anatomica; opus redivivum; Epitome anatomica

      Amsterdam: Henricum Laurentius, 1633. Hardcover. Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (183x142 mm). [8], 214 (i.e. 212) pp., title printed in red and black and with engraved vignette, engraved plate at p.67 cropped at foot, numerous engraved illustrations in text, later half calf (hinges repaired), minor browning, occasional staining and spotting, RCSI library stamp on title. - Wellcome Library Catalogue Record No: 14632957. Very rare edition.

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        Certaine Sermons or Homilies appoynted to be read in Churches, In the time of the Late Queene Elizabeth of famous memory. And now thought fit to be reprinted by authority of the King's most Excellent Maiesty

      London: Printed by Iohn [John] Norton, for Ioyce [Joyce] Norton and Richard Whitaker, 1633. Leather Bound. Very Good. 7 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches. Small folio. Two volumes bound as one. Vol. 1: [10] + 98 (75-76 misnumbered) + [2]. Vol. 2: [4] + 320 + [4] pages. A good strong printing in single column black letter with Roman titles and page headers. Includes elaborate woodcut title page and final "Thankes-giving for the Suppression of the last Rebellion" and Colophon. With old ownership inscriptions of C. Combe (dated July 17, 1836), William Becket (dated 1756) and death record of Benjamin Becket (died July 17, 1836) on endpapers. Title page chipped and worn with loss at edges. Last two leaves with marginal losses not affecting text. One small work track (approx. 1 cm) in extreme top margin of a few pages of the second tome. Occasional dampstain or smudge, mostly at margins of first and last few pages. A few small unobtrusive library stamps in margins. Bound in full modern brown leather with red spine label with title and date in gilt. The first volume is attributed to Thomas Cranmer and others. ESTCS119273. The second was likely compiled by John Jewel. ESCTS119270. King Charles the Martyr's Edition of Queen Elizabeth's Sermons.

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        The Herball Or Generall Historie Of Plantes gathered by John Gerarde of London Master in Chirurgerie Very Much Enlarged and Amended by Thomas Johnson Citizen and Apothecarye of London

      London: Adam Islip Joice Norton and Richard Whitakers, 1633. Second edition. leather_bound. Modern full blind calf, raised bands, red morocco spine label. Fine./No Dust Jacket. 1630 (24) pages. 36 X 24 cm. Approximately 2821 wood-cuts. Indices. The title page by John Pyne, and engraver chiefly of portraits and frontispieces. Johnson produced this edition noteworthy for its many corrections, improvements, and additions, and remained popular for many years. "Even during the second half of the eighteenth century it was still used by students of botany.......The popularity of the herbal extended into the nineteenth century and, in 1806, Richard Weston, the agricultural and horticultural writer, referred to this edition as follows, 'At this day the book is held in high esteem, particularly by those who are fond of searching into the medicinal virtues of plants. Its usual price in three guineas, being very scarce." [see: HENREY Vol I, pp.47-53]. HUNT 223. NISSEN 698. License and dedication leaves repaired at head, title page supplied in facsimile, last leaf of table lacking, minor internal toning and spotting, occasional modest marginal dampstains.

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        Schuldverschreibung der Stadt Osnabrück zugunsten von Röttger Dyckmann (Deichmann) über 111 Reichstaler

      Osnabrück, 1633. 1 Seiten Quer-Fol. Dat. Osnabrück, 23. Mai 1633. - Das Ratsmitglied Dyckmann hatte der Stadt 111 Reichstaler geliehen, die "zu behuff gemeiner Stadt besten hinwiederumb angewandt haben". Auf Grund der schwierigen Lage der Stadt war die Rückzahlung nicht möglich, so daß eine Verzinsung vereinbart wurde. Beurkundet von dem Notar Johannes Relinck. Pergament-Urkunde mit anhängendem Original-Siegel (Durchmesser ca. 9 cm). Angestaubt, in den Falzen kleine Löcher mit unbedeutendem Textverlust, Siegel rechts beschädigt. -

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        Nobilis Fluvius Albis

      Kupferstich-Karte von 2 Platten gedruckt aus Merian, Theatrum Europaeum 1633. 17.5x103.5 cm. - Von zwei Platten gedruckt und zusammengesetzt. Die Karte zeigt den Elbelauf von Marschacht bis zur Mündung. Dekoratives Blatt mit Ansicht von Hamburg (Emporium Hamburgum 5,5 : 25,8 cm), Wappen, Windrose, zahlr. kl. Segelschiffen und figürl. Kartusche.

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        King James Bible: The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New [and including the Apocrypha], and preceded by John Speed's Genealogies recorded in the Sacred Scriptures

      London:: Robert Barker, and by the Assignes of John Bill,, 1633 [1634].. Hardcover. Very Good. (Herbert 486, but no Concordance in this copy.) A handsome volume, defective in these particulars: (i): the Genealogies have their title page, but lack both the map of Canaan and the first page - with the families of Japhet and Noah; (ii): both the general engraved title to the Bible and that for the New Testament have a large edge chip which has been made good; two damaged corners in the text have also been made good, losing a little of Psalm CXIX and Joel chs.III & IV; (iii): the first page of the New Testament (Matthew I - III:9) has been torn out(!), leaving only a stub, which has been made good. Otherwise: Headlines and catchwords shaved, and sometimes cropped. Page condition generally good, with occasional minor soiling or brown ink curlicues in the margins, but a few pages are heavily soiled (viz B5, Ff4), and a few damaged or torn edges have been professionally repaired. Small worm hole to inner margin, chiefly visible in Genesis. Two blank leaves preceding the N.T. record a few early 19thC births. N.B: in this edition the title pages are dated 1633, the colophon 1634. Quarto, overall size 220 x 180 mm, in a 17th- or 18th-century binding of panelled calf: gilt-decorated spine with five raised bands and a red label, chipped at the head but recently restored with Japanese tissue. A very attractive Bible. [Heavy Item]

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        Poems. With Elegies on the authors death.

      by M.F. for John Marriot,, London 1633 - First edition of the principal collection of Donne's poetical works, issued two years after his death. This copy has the two inserted leaves with 'The Printer to the Understanders ' and 'Hexastichon Bibliopol?', not always present, and has the leaf Nn1 in the earlier, uncorrected, state with 35 lines of text on p. 273 instead of 30 or 31, with omission of the usual running headline. The editor of this first edition evidently made use of more than one group of surviving manuscripts. While he made a number of minor changes on his own authority, the 1633 Poems remains the best early text of the most important of all metaphysical collections. 4to (178 × 134 mm), pp. [x], 406, bound without the first and last blanks, but with the two inserted leaves, 'The Printer to the Understanders'. Closed tears to inner margins and foredge, pp. 73-76, waterstain at lower right corner of pp. 151-160. Late nineteenth-/early twentieth-century half calf, spine with five raised bands, brown morocco label, blind motif in compartments, marbled sides, all edges gilt. Modern bookplates. A very good copy. [Keynes 78; Ashley 3082(1); Pforzheimer 296; Grolier, Langland to Prior 286; STC 7045; Hayward 54.] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historischer Prodromus des Lieffländischen Rechtens und Regiments Von Anfange der Provintz Erfindunge, biß auff Ihr Königl. Majest. von Schweden Gustavi Magni Todt. Aus Wahrhafften und Glaubwürdigen Actiatis verfertiget und zusammen gebracht

      Dorpat, Becker 1633. 20 cm. (8), 68 Seiten mit 1 Holzschnitt auf Titelrückseite. Festeinband, Leineneinband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, auf Deckel Monogramm "MGLO - VD17 39:123077C - Jöcher III, 436 (vgl.) - Recke-Napiersky III, 203f - Die Jahresangabe ist dem Ende des Vorwortes entnommen, nach Angabe der Bibliographen ist diese Ausgabe ohne Jahr auf dem Titelblatt der Erstdruck. "Höchst selten" (Recke-Napiersky). Rechtsgeschichte von Livland, beginnend mit der Gründung Rigas 1196. Mit Widmungsvorrede an Wilhelm von Turon und Jobst Tauben. Das Werk schließt mit zwei Vierzeilern, mit denen der Verfasser den Verzicht auf Korrekturen begründet. Der Holzschnitt zeigt den Bischofsstuhl von Riga. Menius (gestorben 1659), kaiserlich gekrönter Poet, wurde 1630 Professor der Geschichte am Gymnasium und 1632 an der Universität im Gründungsjahr. Schönes, nahezu fleckenfreies Exemplar. Im Innendeckel Besitzeintrag (Thore Virgin), Exlibris Kurt Winberg, auf dem Vorsatz Sammlerstempel "Bibliotheca Qvarnforsiana". -

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        A treatise of the divine promises. In five books

      London: Printed by George Miller, 1633. Small 4to (19 cm; 7.5"). [8] ff., 120 pp., [3] ff., pp. 121-260, [3] ff. First of four editions. 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. He 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, the bundle and body of all the promises, and the special promises likewise, which concern a mans self or others, both temporal, spiritual, and eternal." Provenance: "Presented by the Hon. Rev. L. Barrington, 1895" in a neat hand at the top of the title-page; on rear endpaper, upside down, is "Robert French [possibly, Trench] is the right owner of this booke. ESTC S108428; Wing (rev. ed.) L15411. Contemporary calf with modest blind ruling on covers, rebacked without label but with decorative blind tooling; covers a bit scuffed and showing wear. Age-toned, with cockling and a little foxing; pleasingly, NOT close-trimmed. A very good copy.

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        De Florum Cultura, libri IV. -

      Roma, Paolino, 1633.In-4. Legatura coeva in pergamena, titolo calligrafato al dorso. Antiporta allegorica, frontespizio inc. e 45 belle tavv. a p. pag. n.t. dis. da Pietro da Cortona e da Guido Reni, e finemente inc. in rame da J.F. Greuter: 6 con figure allegoriche, 8 con planimetrie di giardini e 34 con attrezzi per il giardinaggio, vasi, piante, fiori esotici, bulbi, composizioni floreali ecc. (12, comprese le prime 2 bianche), 522, (18, ultime 2 bianche) pp.; buon esemplare marginoso; tracce di tarlo in alcune carte che a volte toccano poche lettere di testo ma non le illustrazioni, e lievi arrossature sparse. Prima edizione della prima opera di floricultura, apprezzata sia per il testo che per le belle illustrazioni. E' divisa in quattro parti in cui si descrive tutto ciò che è utile sapere sui giardini, la loro architettura, la terra, gli attrezzi, le varie specie di piante e la loro coltivazione, la concimazione, la lotta ai parassiti, le tecniche di conservazione, l'esposizione dei fiori nei vasi ecc. Nissen 630. Berlin Kat. 3489. Vinciana, Aut. Ital. del '600, 1798. Cf. Cicognara 2030: ?Quest'opera viene universalmente posta fra le classiche?. First edition of the first treatise on floriculture. It is beautifully illustrated with an engr. title, a frontispiece, and 45 engr. plates: allegorical scenes, garden layouts, gardening equipment, various plants, flowers and floral arrangements. Light toning of the paper and very small wormtrack in a few leaves just touching some words but not affecting the illustrations. Generally a good copy bound in contemp. vellum, ms. title on spine.

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        The touchstone of complexions : expedient and profitable for all such as bee desirous and carefull of their bodily health: contayning most ready tokens, whereby every one may perfectly try, and thorowly know ... as well the exact state, habit, disposition, and constitution of his body outwardly: as also the inclinations, affections, motions, and desires of his minde inwardly. Written in Latine, by Levine Lemnie, and now Englished by T.N.

      London : Printed by E[lizabeth] A[llde] for Michael Sparke, and are to be sold at his house in Greene Arbour, at the signe of the blue Bible, 1633. 1st Edition. Physical desc.: [8], 248, [12] p. Notes: A translation of: De habitu et constitutione corporis. T.N. = Thomas Newton. The last leaf is blank. Includes index. Subject: Hygiene - Early works to 1800. Other names: Newton, Thomas, 1542?-1607. Reference: STC (2nd ed.) 15458. Closed tear to the final [blank] leaf. Pages toned as with age. Finely and period-sympathetically bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Gilt cross-bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        Guaiana sive Provinciae intra Rio de las Amazonas atque Rio de Yviapare sive Orinoque

      The Amazon and Orinoco River as seen by the Duth in the 17th century. 1633. Leyden. Folded as issued, now flattened, fine colouring, lower right margin with a small paper loss far from printed image. 392 mm x 296 mm; 356 mm x 282 mm. A foundation map, included in Laet and Gerritsz´ Laet´s Nieuwe wereldt ofte Beschrijvinghe van West-Indien. A fascinating map, entitled ?... Rio de las Amazonas...?, possibly in reference to the mythological Amazonas (a tribe of warrior-women); the map extends from North West Venezuela to Brazil, and shows the mouth of what are arguably South America´s most important Rivers. The relevance of these maps relies in the fact that Gerritsz was the official cartographer of the Dutch East India Company, thus having access to the latest cartographic information available at the time. Laet was one of the| Directors of the Company. Both Gerritsz and Laet are renowned characters in the history of American cartography, having participated of the Dutch attempts to expand their settlements in the Americas.

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        THE TWO BOOKES OF SR. FRANCIS BACON OF THE PROFICIENCE AND ADVANCEMENT OF LEARNING, DEVINE AND HUMANE

      Oxford: Printed by I.L. Printer to the University, for Thomas Huggins, 1633 Third edition. 335pp., Many pages mis-numbered but collates complete, old repair to last page, backed onto paper, bound in contemporary calf, boards triple ruled in blind, early professional rebacking with endpapers renewed, spine flat with title gilt. A very good copy of this early edition of Bacon's work..

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        Varias Resoluciones Morales de la Sagrada Escritura y de los Santos, dispuestas por los Evangelios de la Quaresma. A la Excellentissima Señora Doña Catalina Fernandez de Cordova y Figueroa, Duquesa de Sogorbe (sic) y Cardona

      Barcelona, por Lorenço Déu, 1633. 4to.; 7 hs., 236 ff., 28 hs. y una lámina con el escudo ducal de Segorbe y Cardona. Encuadernación de época, en pergamino.

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        Persia

      Lugd. Batav. Elzeviriana, 1633 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this work on Persia by Joannes de Laet. In Latin. Including eight beautiful engravings of people in Persian costume, and an engraved title page. Joannes or Johannes de Laet (1581, Antwerp buried 15 December 1649, Leiden) was a Dutch geographer and director of the Dutch West India Company. His best known work is the History of the New World. He aimed this work at investors interested in trade with the East. This work is dedicated to William Boswell, the English diplomat and politician with whom de Laet exchanged many letters. Condition: In a calf binding. Externally, sound with wear to extremities and slight loss to leather at head and tail of spine. Internally, front and rear pastedowns are missing and there are ink inscriptions to inside of front board and title page. Closed tear to rear free endpaper. Otherwise, generally bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Novus Orbis seu descriptionis Indiae Occidentalis libri XVIII .... Novis tabulis geographicis et variis animantium, plantarum fructuumque iconibus illustrati

      Leiden: Elzevier, 1633. Folio. (13 1/8 x 8 1/2 inches). Engraved title with elaborate emblematic and architectonic border, 14 double-page engraved maps by Hessel Gerritsz, 68 woodcut illustrations. Near- contemporary marbled calf gilt, the covers with a large central shaped arabesque of strap-work, scrolling foliage, flowers and pomegranates, all within a simple outer border of a single fillet and a dog-tooth roll, expertly rebacked to style, spine in seven compartments with raised bands, lettered in gilt in the second, the others with repeat decoration in gilt, comb-marbled pastedowns. The first Latin edition of "arguably the finest description of the Americas published in the seventeenth century...the maps include the first to use the names Manhattan, New Amsterdam (for New York) and Massachusetts, and 'one of the foundation maps of Canada" (Burden) This work is one of the most important 17th-century New World histories. It is a cornucopia of early knowledge of the Americas which was compiled by de Laet, a director of the newly formed Dutch West India Company who had access to all the latest geographic knowledge. Pierre Francois Xavier de Charlevoix (1682-1761), writing in the 18th century, noted that the work as a whole 'is full of the most excellent and curious details of the natural history, and the character, manners, and customs of the American aborigines, derived from the reports of the European mission establishments in America.' The present first edition in Latin was preceded by two editions in Dutch (the first of which was published in 1625). De Laet continued to add to and improve the work throughout his lifetime: the present edition contains 14 maps as opposed to the 10 in the 1625 edition and the text has been considerably expanded. The maps are by Hessel Gerritsz and are some of the very best to appear up to that time. Gerritsz had trained under Willem Blaeu but had been chosen in preference to his old master when the appointment of cartographer to the Dutch West India Company was made. The charming textual illustrations are chiefly of biological or botanical specimens, and are generally surprisingly accurate for their time, and each of the eighteen constituent books is turned over to the consideration of a different region of the New World. The quality of the maps can be gauged from the fact that they served as a prototype for the mapping of America, with a number of them being reused in various later 17th-century atlases. The maps are titled as follows: 1.'Americae sive Indiae occidentalis tabula generalis' [Burden 229 'The best west coast delineation to date'] 2.'Maiores minoresque insulae. Hispaniola, Cuba, Lucaiae et Caribes' 3.'Nova Francia et regiones adiacentes' [Burden 230 'One of the foundation maps of Canada'] 4.'Nova Anglia, Novum Belgium et Virginia' [Burden 231 'The first [map] to use the names Manhattan and N. Amsterdam. It is also the earliest to use... Massachusets (sic.)'; Cumming 35; Schwartz & Ehrenberg p. 105], with an inset 'Bermuda majori mole expressa'. 5. 'Florida. et regiones vicinae' [Burden 232 'Its influence was quite considerable'; Cumming 34] 6. 'Nova Hispania, Nova Gallicia, Guatamala' [Burden 215 'The delineations of the coastlines here was the most accurate to date'] 7. 'Tierra Firma item Nuevo Reyno de Granada atque Popayan' 8. 'Peru' 9. 'Chili' 10. 'Provinciae sitae ad fretum Magellanis itemque fretum Le Maire' 11. 'Paraguay, o prov. de rio de la Plata: cum adiacentibus Provinciis, quas vocant Tucuman, et Sta. Cruz de la Sierra' 12. 'Provinciua de Brasil cum adiacentibus provinciis' 13. 'Guaiania sive provinciae intra rio de las Amazonas atque rio de Yviapari sive Orinoque' 14.'Venezuela, atque occidentalis pars Novae Andalusiae' Alden II:337; Asher 3; Bell L33; Borba de Moraes I, p.451; cf. Brunet III,741; European Americana 633/65; JCB (3)II:246; cf. Johnston Cleveland 196; Rodrigues 1352; Sabin 38557; Streeter Sale 37; Streit II:1619; Tiele 628; Vail 84; Willems 382

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        Candia cum Insulis aliquot circa Graeciam. (Crete)

      Amsterdam, 1633. Map. Copper engraving, 35 x 49 cms. Crete, with inset maps of Corfu, Zante, Milos, Nicsia, Santorini and Scarpanto. Later hand-colour. French text to verso.

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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 [sic] 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 Pauls Church-yard, 1633. Full Calf. Near Fine. Second Edition, revised, corrected and enlarged (first in 1630). Small 4to; [24], 456, [4]pp, with an additional, engraved emblematic title page, signed "Ro: Vaughan fecit." Bound to style in modern paneled calf, the spine in five compartments, decorated in blind, between raised bands, with a black morocco lettering piece gilt and gilt date at the foot; end papers renewed. Internally, a few penciled marks, minimal wear, and very occasional foxing, otherwise clean and bright, with the exception of the first and final few leaves: the engraved title page is worn on the edges and evenly soiled, 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 to be wanting. ESTC lists approximately 30 copies, but many are imperfect and/or are multiples in a single library (the Folger in Washington, D. C., for example, has at least three). Wither to Prior 67. ESTC Citation No. S104637 One of the crucial conduct books of the 17th century for the rising gentry, 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, according to the ODNB, as a poet and the 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." Includes discussions of gambling and hunting as well as the duties of a householder, soldier, statesman and justice of the peace.

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        The Two Bookes of Sr Francis Bacon, Of The Proficience and Advancement of Learning, Divine and Hvmane. To the King

      1633, Quarto, 6.75 x 4.8 inches. Third edition. A-Z4, Aa-Tt4. The title page of this copy is browned around the edge and chipped. The following few leaves are a little brittle around the edge as well. Internally the book is in good contemporary condition. Binding rubbed on spine and corners, some scuffing to leather along edges especially lower cover, lower hinge just starting to crack at top, armorial bookplate on first pastedown, title page and last page expertly laid down on paper, lacking final blank leaf, title page dusty and faintly stained in margin, 'TWO' partly inked in at top of title page, faint staining to lower corners of following 7 leaves, pages age-toned throughout, minute patch of worming at lower edge of 3 leaves, brief? ink note to 5 margins, a few pages have neat ink marks in the margin, mispagination in 3 places. This copy is bound in seventeenth century speckled English sheepskin boards, ruled with a triple fillet around the border of each board. The volume has been recently rebacked. One original end leaf is present before the title, two are found after the last leaf of text. although one has had its lower corner torn away. No later end leaves have been added. Bacon [...] set himself down to work on his philosophy, that scheme for men's education which had been in his mind so long. Planning now in earnest and committing his plans to paper, Bacon called this first book the Advancement of Learning. [...] Bacon wrote out a preliminary brief statement, [...] 'The Interpretation of Nature, or the Kingdom of Man.' Nature, to Bacon, was man's true kingdom, neglected for centuries by churchmen who looked for a kingdom in heaven, or by scholiasts who despised the world about them and the evidence of their senses. Yet in order to attain this new kingdom of nature, men must draw fresh maps of exploration. 'Those who aspire not to guess and divine,' wrote Bacon, 'but to discover and to know ... who propose to examine and dissect the nature of this very world itself, go to facts themselves for everything.'" (quoted from Francis Bacon The Temper of a Man, Catherine Drinker Bowen, page 105)

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        THE HERBALL OR GENERALL HISTORIE OF PLANTES . . . VERY MUCH ENLARGED AND AMENDED BY THOMAS JOHNSON . . . APOTHECARYE OF LONDON

      London: Printed by Adam Islip, Joice Norton, and Richard Whitakers, 1633. First Edition of Johnson's Revision. Hardcover. 362 x 241 mm (14 1/4 x 9 1/2"). [40], 1634 (wrongly numbered 1630), [50] pp. First Edition of Johnson's Revision. Recent mottled calf in the style of the period by Courtland Benson, raised bands flanked by double gilt rules, second spine compartment with red morocco label, intricate gilt centerpiece in each of the other compartments. Engraved title with border of vignettes (one a portrait of Gerard), decorative and historiated headpieces and initials, and 2,766 WOODCUTS OF PLANTS IN TEXT. Dedication page with ownership inscription of Thomas Daniell, 1775(?); 17th century inscription at end by "Henery Godfry of Sumersham in the County of Huntington"; front pastedown with modern bookplates of J. B. Holzinger and "Starkenstein" (see below). Hunt 223; Nissen 698; STC 11751; Brunet II, 1548 ("édition . . . préférable"). Title page a bit rumpled and with moderate soiling (margins more so and with several tiny frayed spots along fore edge), final dozen leaves of index a little ragged along top edge (no loss), faint browning at edges on most leaves, text with occasional minor stains and other imperfections, but still AN EXCELLENT, SURPRISINGLY CRISP AND CLEAN, COPY of a book increasingly difficult to find in agreeable condition, and in an unworn expertly crafted retrospective binding. This is quite an excellent copy, and rare thus, of one of the most famous herbals ever published in England. The work made the barber-surgeon and horticulturist Gerard (1545-1612) famous when it was first published in 1597, and it was held in high esteem for more than 200 years. Gerard based the work on experience in his own substantial gardens and as superintendent of several others in and near London, including various properties owned by William Cecil, first Baron Burghley, whose gardens were famous for their variety of plants and trees. Despite claims that his great work was more than a little derivative, "Gerard contributed greatly towards the advancement of the knowledge of plants in England, and in his 'Herball' described and illustrated several hundreds of . . . native plants, including about 182 which were additional to those recorded in earlier works." (Henrey) In 1632 the successors of Gerard's first publisher commissioned Thomas Johnson (d. 1644), a well-known apothecary and botanist, to prepare a second edition. He did this so well and added so much (a valuable comprehensive historical introduction as well as half again as many woodcuts) that most people think of the first edition of Johnson's revision, published in 1633, as a first printing. Johnson "corrected many of Gerard's more gullible errors, and improved the accuracy of the illustrations by using Plantin's woodcuts." (Hunt) Arber says that "the 'Herball,' thus transformed, reached a far higher level than Gerard's own edition." In this revised form, the book was still being used in botany classes as late as the end of the 18th century. Besides being very numerous, the woodcuts individually are large, detailed, and charming, and turning the pages to almost any opening is nearly always guaranteed to bring pleasure, horticultural or esthetic. A professor of pharmacology at the German University in Prague, the Czech collector Emil Starkenstein, who was instrumental in the research and development of seasickness medication, put together one of the most impressive pharmacological libraries ever assembled. Before he was killed in the Nazi concentration camps, his family agreed to sell the collection to the bookselling firm run by Ludwig Gottschalk, but when Gottschalk faced deportation to the camps, he hid the library in several locations in the Black Forest and went into hiding himself. After the war, he reassembled the Starkenstein books and for nearly half a century sold items from the collection under the name Biblion, Inc., in Forest Hills, New York.

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        Arabia, seu Arabum vicinarumque gentium Orientalium leges, ritus, sacri et profani mores, instituta et historia. Accedunt praetera varia per Arabiam itinera, in quibus multa notatu digna, enarrantur

      Amsterdam, Janssonius 1633. 12 cm. 287 (irrig 297) Seiten einschließlich Kupfertitel. Pergamentband der Zeit - Griep / Luber 39 - Behandelt werden überwiegend islamische Sitten und Gebräuche. Inhalt: Sionita / Hesronita: De nonnullis orientalium urbibus; Christophe Richer: De moribus atque Turcarum Arabum, aliarumque, quae Mahumedem sequuntur, gentium; Jan van Cootwijk: Itinerario Hierosolymitano et Syriaco; Pierre d'Avity: Archontologia Cosmica (Auszug aus der Übersetzung von Johann Ludwig Gottfried; vergleiche NDB VI, 677); Adrian van Roomen: Arabiae Topographia & alia; Wolfgang Drechsler: Historia Arabum; Muhammed al-Farghani: Appendix sive Excerpta ex Muhammedis Alfergani Astronomicis (vgl. Houzeau / Lancaster I, 1112). Kupfertitel mit Darstellung eines türkischen Aga. Stellenweise braunfleckig, Paginierung springt von 269 auf 280. - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -

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        De veritate, prout distinguitur a revelatione, a verisimili, a possibili, et a falso / Hoc opus condiditEdoardus Baro Herbert de Cherbury in Anglia, et castri insulæ de Kerry in Hibernia, et par utriusque regni. Et lectori cuivis, integri & illibati iudicii dicavit:

      [London:] Exc. Lutetiae Parisiorum. MDCXXIV. Iam denuò sed auctius & emendatius recud. London, Augustinus Matthaeus, 1633 Second edition. The first edition was published in Paris in 1624 and is rare, only one copy having appeared at auction in the last thirty years. This second edition is also very scarce. Recent quarter calf over marbled boards. Quarto. Eighteenth century annotation on front endpaper giving details of the history of the book. A good, clean copy. "....his writings, which constitute a wholly original contribution to thought. Of these, the De veritate, ('On Truth'), is the most important...The book contains an elaborate theory of knowledge linked with some penetrating psychology, to which is added a scheme of natural religion: it is in many ways an English precursor of the natural theology and rationalist philosophy by Descartes. "....The most striking thing about the De veritate is not its theory of knowledge, but its metaphysical sophistication, especially in the theory of notitiae communes, the absolute truths. 'So far are these elements or sacred principles from being derived from experience or observation that without some of them we can neither experience nor even observe.' Kant might well have said that" (Printing and the Mind of Man).

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        Bellarminus enervatus, siue Disputationes anti-Bellarminianae, in illustri Frisiorum Academia ... In quatuor tomos divisus

      Londini [i.e. Amsterdam?]: [W.J. Blaeu? for London] Apud Ioannem Humpfridum [& H. Robinson], 1633 [i.e.,1632]. 12mo (12.5 cm, 4.9"). Four parts in one. [4] ff., 208 pp.; 218; [2], 401, [11] pp. Collection of arguments against Jesuit cardinal Robert Bellarmine (Bellarmino, 1542–1621) by the English theologian William Ames (Amesio, 1576–1633), by its title-page the second edition printed in England. => However ESTC suggests this is a false imprint , printed in Amsterdam for the London firms. A disciple of William Perkins (1558–1602), Ames ran into trouble preaching extreme Puritanism at Cambridge. When his nonconformity prevented his obtaining a preaching license in England, Ames moved to the Netherlands, where he was chaplain to the commander of English forces 1611–19 and wrote many treatises in support of strict Calvinism. Although he hoped to obtain a professorship at Leiden after the Synod of Dort, Ames was prevented by King James himself, who opposed the appointment to such a prestigious post. Ames moved again, to Franeker, where he had been invited by the curators to teach. It was there he composed the present text, a theological treatise against Bellarmine from the Calvinist point of view (first published at Amsterdam in 1625–26). Ames was => invited to America by John Winthrop in 1628 but accepted a post at Rotterdam instead. His family traveled to New England in 1637, a few years after his death. Four parts compose this single volume, which is paginated continuously in the third and fourth part; a separate title-page introduces each section, with the imprint date 1632 on parts II–IV. The text is printed in Latin — Bellarmine's points in italic and Ames's counter-points in roman, supported by citations in italic — with decorative ornaments on the section titles and at the end of the first part. ESTC notes the ornament on general title-page exists in two forms: a bunch of fruit, or the Jesuit mark of a burning heart with "IHS"; ours is the latter. ESTC S116616; STC 551. On Ames, see: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography online. Contemporary vellum with yapp edges, title and date inked early to spine; lightly soiled, ore to spine, dark top edge, . Library bookplate on front pastedown, pressure-stamp on title-page and last printed leaf, old inked control number. A few spots, a few small tears, one lower corner torn away without loss; the springy binding and good overall condition suggest this book was little-used, which is confirmed by a number of uncut pages.

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        Novus Orbis seu descriptionis Indiae Occidentalis libri XVIII . Novis tabulis geographicis et variis animantium, plantarum fructuumque iconibus illustrati

      - Leiden: Elzevier, 1633. Folio. (13 1/8 x 8 3/8 inches). Half-title. Engraved title with elaborate emblematic and architectonic border, 14 double-page engraved maps by Hessel Gerritsz, 68 woodcut illustrations. Contemporary calf, covers bordered with a blind double fillet, armorial gilt stamp on the covers, expertly rebacked retaining the original spine. The first Latin edition of "arguably the finest description of the Americas published in the seventeenth century.the maps include the first to use the names Manhattan, New Amsterdam (for New York) and Massachusetts, and 'one of the foundation maps of Canada" (Burden) This work is one of the most important 17th-century New World histories. It is a cornucopia of early knowledge of the Americas which was compiled by de Laet, a director of the newly formed Dutch West India Company who had access to all the latest geographic knowledge. Pierre Francois Xavier de Charlevoix (1682-1761), writing in the 18th century, noted that the work as a whole "is full of the most excellent and curious details of the natural history, and the character, manners, and customs of the American aborigines, derived from the reports of the European mission establishments in America." The present first edition in Latin was preceded by two editions in Dutch (the first of which was published in 1625). De Laet continued to add to and improve the work throughout his lifetime: the present edition contains 14 maps as opposed to the 10 in the 1625 edition and the text has been considerably expanded. The maps are by Hessel Gerritsz and are some of the very best to appear up to that time. Gerritsz had trained under Willem Blaeu but had been chosen in preference to his old master when the appointment of cartographer to the Dutch West India Company was made. The charming textual illustrations are chiefly of biological or botanical specimens, and are generally surprisingly accurate for their time, and each of the eighteen constituent books is turned over to the consideration of a different region of the New World. The quality of the maps can be gauged from the fact that they served as a prototype for the mapping of America, with a number of them being reused in various later 17th-century atlases. The maps are titled as follows: 1. Americae sive Indiae occidentalis tabula generalis [Burden 229: "The best west coast delineation to date"] 2. Maiores minoresque insulae. Hispaniola, Cuba, Lucaiae et Caribes 3. Nova Francia et regiones adiacentes [Burden 230: "One of the foundation maps of Canada"] 4. Nova Anglia, Novum Belgium et Virginia [Burden 231: "The first [map] to use the names Manhattan and N. Amsterdam. It is also the earliest to use . Massachusets (sic.)"; Cumming 35; Schwartz & Ehrenberg p. 105], with an inset Bermuda majori mole expressa. 5. Florida. et regiones vicinae [Burden 232: "Its influence was quite considerable"; Cumming 34] 6. Nova Hispania, Nova Gallicia, Guatamala [Burden 215: "The delineations of the coastlines here was the most accurate to date"] 7. Tierra Firma item Nuevo Reyno de Granada atque Popayan 8. Peru 9. Chili 10. Provinciae sitae ad fretum Magellanis itemque fretum Le Maire 11. Paraguay, o prov. de rio de la Plata: cum adiacentibus Provinciis, quas vocant Tucuman, et Sta. Cruz de la Sierra 12. Provinciua de Brasil cum adiacentibus provinciis 13. Guaiania sive provinciae intra rio de las Amazonas atque rio de Yviapari sive Orinoque 14. Venezuela, atque occidentalis pars Novae Andalusiae Alden II:337; Asher 3; Bell L33; Borba de Moraes I, p.451; cf. Brunet III,741; European Americana 633/65; JCB (3)II:246; cf. Johnston Cleveland 196; Rodrigues 1352; Sabin 38557; Streeter Sale 37; Streit II:1619; Tiele 628; Vail 84; Willems 382 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Territorium Tridentinum.

      Jansson Johann, Hondius Henricus, Amsterdam. 1633 Incisione su rame di dimensioni 36x46 cm. Carta che raffigura il territorio tridentino basandosi sull?ormai consolidato modello di Giovanni Antonio Magini. Si trova in ?Der Atlas von Gerard Mercator und Iudocus Hondius?. Scheda bibliografica tratta da ?Il territorio trentino-tirolese nell?antica cartografia? di Gino Tomasi, scheda n. 27.

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        Lathams Falconry: or, the Faulcons Lure, and Cure: in two books. The first, concerning the ordering and training up of all Hawkes in generall; especially the Haggard Faulcon Gentle. The second, teaching approved medicines for the cure of all Diseases in them. Gathered by long practice and experience, and published for the delight of noble mindes, and instruction of young Faulconers in things pertaining to this Princely Art.

      London, Thomas Harper, for John Harison, 1633. 2 volumes (bound in one). 4to (190 x 138mm). pp. (24), 147, (1, blank); pp. (22), 148, (4), with woodcut illustration on title, and 31 woodcuts (some repeated) in the text. Later calf, sides with gilt border, richly gilt ornamented spine with 2 red gilt lettered labels, gilt edges. First collected edition of the two volumes. "Latham's 'Falconry' ranks among the principal books on hawking in the English language... J.E. Harting, the great authority on hawking literature, states that a relative of Latham was assistant falconer and subsequently sergeant of the hawks to the successors of Sir Thomas Monson, i.e. to Sir Patrick Hume, Master Falconer to the King, and Sir Allen Apsley. This relative was 60 years of age when Latham published his book in 1614-15, so that we may assume that a good deal of knowledge was derived by him from this source. Latham in the second book, refers to Henry Sadler of Everley, Grand Falconer to Queen Elisabeth, as 'his first and loving master'" (Schwerdt I, 302). The first volume was first published in 1615, and the second volume in 1618. The present edition is the first collected edition, using the same woodblocks and according to Harting 'quite as good as the first, of which it is a reprint without alteration'. An attractively bound and well preserved copy of this rare item. Old signature on title. Harting, Bibliotheca Accipitraria 20; Schwerdt I, 302.

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        Euclide restituto overo gli antichi elementi geometrici ristaurati, e facilitati de Vitale Giordano da Bitonto; Libri XV. Ne i quali principalemente si dimostra la compositione delle proportioni secondo la definitione datane dal suo antico autore.Rome: Angelo Bernabo, 1680.

      First edition of this rare commentary on Euclid, and a highly significant work in the history of non-Euclidean geometry, containing "the first real advance in understanding the parallel postulate in 600 years" (Martin, p. 272). <br/><br/> Giordano (1633-1711) was born in the kingdom of Naples but fled to Venice after killing his brother-in-law. There he studied science and became secretary to the Admiral of Venice. He then went to Rome, where he decided to devote himself to mathematics, studying among other works Commandino's Italian translation of Euclid. In Rome he became friends with Giovanni Borelli, and he titled this, his first published work, after Borelli's <i>Euclides restitutus</i> (1658). In that work, Borelli defined parallels as equidistant straight lines, but Giordano noted that this definition depended upon the assumption that a line everywhere equidistant from a straight line is itself straight. This in turn is due to Clavius, whose proof of the assumption in his 1574 commentary on Euclid is faulty. Giordano therefore attempted his own proof of the assumption. <br/><br/> "Giordano Vitale again returns to the idea of equidistance put forward by Posidonius, and recognizes, with Proclus, that it is necessary to exclude the possibility of the Euclidean parallels being asymptotic lines. To this end he defines two equidistant straight lines as parallels, and attempts to prove that the locus of the points equidistant from one straight line is another straight line" (Bonola, p. 14). <br/><br/> As Bonola shows, Giordano's argument is itself faulty, but in the course of his attempted proof he does correctly establish the following statement: 'if three points on a line are each equidistant from a second line, then all points are equidistant.' "We regard this as one of the most noteworthy results in the theory of parallels obtained up to that date" (Bonola, p. 15). Giordano's proof makes use of a quadrilateral which has two sides, of equal length, each perpendicular to a third side. This is now known as a 'Saccheri quadrilateral', after Girolamo Saccheri made extensive use of it in his famous <i>Euclides ab omni naevo vindicatus</i> (Milan, 1733). In fact, Bonola (p. 26) points out that some of Saccheri's important results are contained in those established by Giordano in the present work. <br/><br/> Giordano was employed for a year as a mathematician by ex-Queen Christina of Sweden during her final stay in Rome. In 1667, a year after its foundation by Louis XIV, he became a lecturer in mathematics at the French Academy in Rome, and in 1685 he gained the chair of mathematics at the prestigious Sapienza University in Rome. Friend of Vincenzo Viviani, Giordano met Leibniz in Rome when Leibniz stayed there during his journey through Italy in the years 1689-90. He gave Leibniz a copy of the second edition of the present work (1686). <br/><br/> Giordano published two other books, <i>De componensis gravium momentis dissertatio</i> (Rome, 1687) and <i>Fundamenta doctrinae motus gravium</i> (Rome 1688), which treat the mechanics and theories of gravitation of Borelli and Torricelli. <br/><br/> Graesse II p.513; Poggendorf I 90; Riccardi I 603. R. Bonola, <i>Non-Euclidean Geometry</i>, 1955; G. E. Martin, <i>The Foundations of Geometry and the Non-Euclidean Plane</i>, 1998; D. M. Y. Sommerville, <i>Bibliography of Non-Euclidean Geometry</i>, 1923 (p. 5).. Folio (314 x 223 mm), contemporary vellum, engraved portrait, pp [viii] 792 [4], title page printed in red and black and with large armorial vignette, numerous woodcut illustrations in text, printed marginal notes

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        NOVUS ORBIS SEU DESCRIPTIONIS INDIAE OCCIDENTALIS LIBRI XVIII

      Leiden: Elzevier, 1633.. [32],690,[18]pp. plus fourteen double-page maps by Hessel Gerritsz. Sixty- eight woodcuts in text. Half title. Engraved title with elaborate emblematic and architectonic border. Folio. Contemporary calf, covers with double-fillet border in blind, spine in seven compartments with raised bands, the bands flanked by pairs of fillets in blind, painted figure "4" carefully painted in an attractive early calligraphic hand in white paint in the uppermost compartment, red-stained edges, expert restoration to head and foot of spine. In a modern cloth chemise, and modern red morocco- backed cloth slipcase, lettered in gilt on the spine. An exceptional copy of the first Latin edition of "arguably the finest description of the Americas published in the seventeenth century" (Burden). The maps include the first to use the names Manhattan, New Amsterdam (for New York), and Massachusetts, and "one of the foundation maps of Canada" (Burden). This work is one of the most important 17th-century New World histories. It is a cornucopia of early knowledge of the Americas and was compiled by de Laet, a director of the newly formed Dutch West India Company, with access to all the latest geographic knowledge. Pierre François Xavier de Charlevoix, writing in the 18th century, noted that the work as a whole "is full of the most excellent and curious details of the natural history, and the character, manners, and customs of the American aborigines, derived from the reports of the European mission establishments in America." The present first edition in Latin was preceded by two editions in Dutch (the first of which was published in 1625). De Laet continued to add to and improve the work throughout his lifetime: the present edition contains fourteen maps as opposed to the ten in the 1625 edition, and the text has been considerably expanded. This copy is unusual in two respects: firstly, its outstanding condition; and secondly, for the early, certainly 17th-century, annotations by an English- speaking owner who appears to have had some contact with the Americas, or at least with the products of the region. The front free endpaper includes an accomplished small ink drawing of a plant labeled "Cassavi" with a two- line note beside it: "Mammosaporta / a Jamaica fruite." The second blank includes a reference to an important scientific work by Mario Bettino first published in 1645, MARII BETTINI APIARIUM MATHEMATICUM. The index of the subjects of the woodcuts on the page preceding the first page of the main text includes two references which correctly identify "a Kinge Crab. novis Anglis" and a pineapple as a "Queene Pine." The maps are by Hessel Gerritsz and are some of the very best to appear up to that time. Gerritsz had trained under Willem Blaeu, but had been chosen in preference to his old master when the appointment of cartographer to the Dutch West India Company was made. The charming in- text illustrations are chiefly of biological or botanical specimens and are generally surprisingly accurate for their time, and each of the eighteen constituent books is turned over to the consideration of a different region of the New World. The quality of the maps can be gauged from the fact that they served as a prototype for the mapping of America, with a number of them being reused in various later 17th-century atlases. The maps are titled as follows: 1) "Americae sive Indiae occidentalis tabula generalis" [Burden 229: "The best west coast delineation to date"] 2) "Maiores minoresque insulae. Hispaniola, Cuba, Lucaiae et Caribes" 3) "Nova Francia et regiones adiacentes" [Burden 230: "One of the foundation maps of Canada"] 4) "Nova Anglia, Novum Belgium et Virginia" [Burden 231: "The first (map) to use the names Manhattan and N. Amsterdam. It is also the earliest to use...Massachusets (sic)." Cumming 35. Schwartz & Ehrenberg, p.105] 5) "Florida. et regiones vicinae" [Burden 232: "Its influence was quite considerable." Cumming 34] 6) "Nova Hispania, Nova Gallicia, Guatamala" [Burden 215: "The delineation of the coastlines here was the most accurate to date"] 7) "Tierra Firma item Nuevo Reyno de Granada atque Popayan" 8) "Peru" 9) "Chili" 10) "Provinciae sitae ad fretum Magellanis itemque fretum Le Maire" 11) "Paraguay, o prov. de rio de la Plata: cum adiacentibus Provinciis, quas vocant Tucuman, et Sta. Cruz de la Sierra" 12) "Provinciua de Brasil cum adiacentibus provinciis" 13) "Guaiania sive provinciae intra rio de las Amazonas atque rio de Yviapari sive Orinoque" 14) "Venezuela, atque occidentalis pars Novae Andalusiae" BORBA DE MORAES, p.451. SABIN 38557. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 633/65. STREETER SALE 37. STREIT II:1619. JCB (3)II:246. TIELE 628. BELL L33. VAIL 84. RODRIGUES 1352. ASHER 3. WILLEMS 382. ALDEN II:337. BRUNET III:741.

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        Novus Orbis seu descriptionis Indiae Occidentalis libri XVIII .... Novis tabulis geographicis et variis animantium, plantarum fructuumque iconibus illustrati

      Leiden: Elzevier, 1633. Folio. (13 3/16 x 8 5/8 inches). Half-title. Engraved title with elaborate emblematic and architectonic border, 14 double-page engraved maps by Hessel Gerritsz, 68 woodcut illustrations. Contemporary calf, covers with double-fillet border in blind, spine in seven compartments with raised bands, the bands flanked by pairs of fillets in blind, painted figure &#39;4&#39; carefully painted in an attractive early calligraphic hand in white paint in the uppermost compartment, red- stained edges, expert restoration to head and foot of the spine, modern cloth chemise, modern red morocco-backed cloth slipcase, lettered in gilt on the spine. An exceptional copy of the first Latin edition of &#39;arguably the finest description of the Americas published in the seventeenth century&#39; (Burden), the maps include the first to use the names Manhattan, New Amsterdam (for New York) and Massachusetts, and &#39;one of the foundation maps of Canada&#39; (Burden) This work is one of the most important 17th- century New World histories. It is a cornucopia of early knowledge of the Americas and was compiled by de Laet, a director of the newly formed Dutch West India Company with access to all the latest geographic knowledge. Pierre Francois Xavier de Charlevoix (1682-1761,) writing in the 18th century, noted that the work as a whole &#39;is full of the most excellent and curious details of the natural history, and the character, manners, and customs of the American aborigines, derived from the reports of the European mission establishments in America.&#39; The present first edition in Latin was preceded by two editions in Dutch (the first of which was published in 1625). De Laet continued to add to and improve the work throughout his lifetime: the present edition contains 14 maps as opposed to the 10 in the 1625 edition and the text has been considerably expanded. This copy is unusual in two respects: firstly its outstanding condition, and secondly for the early, certainly 17th century, annotations by an English-speaking owner who appears to have had some contact with the Americas, or, at least, with the products of the region. The front free endpaper includes an accomplished small ink drawing of a plant labelled &#39;Cassavi&#39; with a two-line note beside it &#39;Mammosaporta / a Jamaica fruite;&#39; the second blank includes a reference to an important scientific work by Mario Bettino first published in 1645 (&#39;Marii Bettini Apiarium Mathematicum;&#39;) the index of the subjects of the woodcuts on the page preceding the first page of the main text includes two references which correctly identify &#39;a Kinge Crab. novis Anglis&#39; and a pineapple as a &#39;Queene Pine&#39;. The maps are by Hessel Gerritsz and are some of the very best to appear up to that time. Gerritsz had trained under Willem Blaeu but had been chosen in preference to his old master when the appointment of cartographer to the Dutch West India Company was made. The charming textual illustrations are chiefly of biological or botanical specimens, and are generally surprisingly accurate for their time, and each of the eighteen constituent books is turned over to the consideration of a different region of the New World. The quality of the maps can be gauged from the fact that they served as a prototype for the mapping of America, with a number of them being reused in various later 17th-century atlases. The maps are titled as follows: 1. &#39;Americae sive Indiae occidentalis tabula generalis&#39; [Burden 229 &#39;The best west coast delineation to date&#39;] 2. &#39;Maiores minoresque insulae. Hispaniola, Cuba, Lucaiae et Caribes&#39; 3. &#39;Nova Francia et regiones adiacentes&#39; [Burden 230 &#39;One of the foundation maps of Canada&#39;] 4. &#39;Nova Anglia, Novum Belgium et Virginia&#39; [Burden 231 &#39;The first [map] to use the names Manhattan and N. Amsterdam. It is also the earliest to use... Massachusets (sic.)&#39;; Cumming 35; Schwartz & Ehrenberg p. 105] 5. &#39;Florida. et regiones vicinae&#39; [Burden 232 &#39;Its influence was quite considerable&#39;; Cumming 34] 6. &#39;Nova Hispania, Nova Gallicia, Guatamala&#39; [Burden 215 &#39;The delineations of the coastlines here was the most accurate to date&#39;] 7. &#39;Tierra Firma item Nuevo Reyno de Granada atque Popayan&#39; 8. &#39;Peru&#39; 9. &#39;Chili&#39; 10. &#39;Provinciae sitae ad fretum Magellanis itemque fretum Le Maire&#39; 11. &#39;Paraguay, o prov. de rio de la Plata: cum adiacentibus Provinciis, quas vocant Tucuman, et Sta. Cruz de la Sierra&#39; 12. &#39;Provinciua de Brasil cum adiacentibus provinciis&#39; 13. &#39;Guaiania sive provinciae intra rio de las Amazonas atque rio de Yviapari sive Orinoque&#39; 14. &#39;Venezuela, atque occidentalis pars Novae Andalusiae&#39; Alden II:337; Asher 3; Bell L33; Borba de Moraes I, p.451; cf. Brunet III,741; European Americana 633/65; JCB (3)II:246; cf. Johnston Cleveland 196; Rodrigues 1352; Sabin 38557; Streeter Sale 37; Streit II:1619; Tiele 628; Vail 84; Willems 382

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