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2013-08-12 12:58:30
DONNE, John.
Bookseller: Justin Croft Antiquarian Books Ltd ABA [Faversham, United Kingdom]
2013-07-31 14:54:01
Leigh, Edward
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.
Bookseller: SessaBks, A Division of the Philadelphia
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2013-07-30 19:23:20
FERRARI, Giovanni Battista, S.J. (1584-1655). -
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. … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Rappaport
2013-07-29 15:35:40
Lemnius, Levinus (1505-1568)
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, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First Edition. Full Book Title: 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. 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. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 248 pages; 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. 248 pages. Inventory No: 181916.
Bookseller: MW Books Ltd. [Galway, Ireland]
2013-07-25 15:55:11
OSORIO, Agustín (1554-1646)
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.
Bookseller: Hesperia Libros
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2013-07-23 15:24:21
[Joannes de Laet]
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.
Bookseller: Rooke Books
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2013-06-27 16:14:31
LAET, Joannes de (1593-1649)
- 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 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)
2013-06-07 16:52:59
MERCATOR, Gerardus - HONDIUS Judocus.
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.
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige
2013-06-06 08:20:48
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.
Bookseller: Antiquariaat Junk B.V.
2013-04-26 13:24:25
Gustav II Adolf.] HOË von HOËNEGG, Matthias
1633. Leipzig, In Verlegung Zachar. Schürers S. Erben und Matth. Götzen. Gedruckt bey Gregorio Ritzschen, 1633. 4:o. 28 s. Tagen ur band med rester av marmorerad ryggremsa. insatt i senare pappersomslag med handskriven titeletikett. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. VD17 39:109722Q. Warmholtz 3834. Återtrycktes ett flertal gånger, även i folio. Den inflytelserika lutheranen Matthias Hoe von Hoenegg (1580-1645) var en av de främsta anhängarna av alliansen med Sverige i det kursachiska hovet. Från 1613 var han överhovpredikant vid hovet i Dresden.
Bookseller: Centralantikvariatet [Stockholm, Sweden]
2013-04-24 12:31:31
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 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Sophia Rare Books
2013-03-20 15:17:13
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2013-01-19 18:25:21
Nürnberg, Wolffgang Endter, (1633). 4to. (36) pp. The title with the swedish Coat of Arms in wood cut, the second title with tear in lower corner. Some spotting. Disbound. From the library of Ericsberg. VD17 23:291633V. Discursus politici s. 164, variety. Warmholtz 8713. Printed in at least four different versions. Includes with separate title leaf: "Verbundnuß mit der hochlöblichsten Kron Schweden, und deren freyen Reichs Ritterschafft", dated aptil 15 1633.
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2013-01-19 13:10:39
CASELIUS, Johannes.
1-2. Frankfurt, Conradi Eifridi, 1633. 8vo. (16),+ 317;+ (3, blanks); 307,+ (4) pp. Bound togehter with: CASELIUS, Martin. Systema ethicum, quo I. Præcepta ex Aristotele & aliis perspicue proponuntur. II. Omnes fermè quæstiones breviter deciduntur. Leipzig, Thomae Schüreri & Matthiam Götzium, typis Gregorii Ritzschi, 1636. 8vo. (16),+ 270,+ (1) pp. Ink underlingings and corrected errata. Contemporary vellum. Older Swedish owner's signatures on title and front paste-down, one dated "Ubsalia 1640", and by Johanni Kellman and B. Rudeen, the title leaf with signature cut in lower margin. Collected work of Caselius, edited by Conrad Horne. Part 1: Scripta eius politica complectens; 2: Scripta eius quæ ad artem dicendi pertinent. Johannes Caselius (1533-1613), humanist and professor in Helmstadt, and called one of the last great 16th-century humanists
Bookseller: Centralantikvariatet
2013-01-17 22:13:17
Sturlasson, Snorre
Kiøbenhafn, Melchior Martzan, 1633. (24) + 858 + (22) + (2 blanke) s. Treskåret tittelbl. trykt i rødt og sort. + Medbundet : Claussøn, Peder. Norriges oc Omliggende Øers sandfærdige Bescriffuelse/ Indeholdendis hvis vært er at vide/ baade om Landsens oc Indbyggernis Leilighed oc vilkor/ saa vel i fordum tid/ som i vore Dage. Kiøbenhaffn, Melchior Martzan, 1632. (8) + 185 + (11) s. Treskåret tittelbl. trykt i rødt og sort. Bundet i et samt. helpergamentbd. med håndskrevet titteletikett i papir. Navn på forsats og forsatsbl. Gammelt navn på tittelbl. De første sider med noen notater i margen med gammel hånd. Liten rift i tittelbl. til topografien.. *Et rent og fint eksemplar med store marger
Bookseller: Ruuds Antikvariat
2013-01-11 07:19:07
Gerarde, J
London: Adam Islip, Joice Norton and Richard Whitakers, 1633.. 3rd Edition. Full-Leather. Good. Third edition in full kip leather rebind with 5 raised bands and gilt title on red label. Professionally and sympathetically restored with new boards covered in full-leather. The block has been stripped down, sections repaired then sown back together with old-style headbands. New hand-finished end papers have been provided and the decorative title page, slightly cropped, has been glued to a tipped-in page. The book is generally in very good condition but there is some darker staining to the top parts of most pages. 4 additional pages (29/30 & 29/30) between pages 29 and 30 as is common for this edition. Incorrectly numbered pages between 1348 and 1361 but no pages are missing. A few are very slightly smaller and may have come from a different edition but text follows correctly. 2 pages has been repaired where there has been some slight loss of paper. A few prelim pages have very small old worm holes and some loss around edges and a few pages have small closed tears. Good copy of the best edition of this famous work. Pp. [36], 1630, [47]. More photographs available on request.
Bookseller: Old Books and Maps
2013-01-05 12:16:24
HONDIUS, Henricus (1597-1651)
Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA) [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2013-01-05 12:16:24
HONDIUS, Henricus (1597-1651)
Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA) [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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2013-01-03 05:16:07
SIMLER, Josias.
Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden]: Ex Officina Elzeviriana 1633.. 16mo, 377, (7) pp. Engraved title, marbled paste downs, armorial bookplate of Lord Sinclair. Contemporary calf, a.e.g., covers with double gilt rules, cornerpieces and a central rose, gilt phoenix to the foot of the spine with the motto Rinasce Piu Gloriosa ("It rises again more glorious"), spine a little worn with cracking to the tops of the joints. The first work exclusively on the Alps. Willems 390. First published 1574.
Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop, ABA, ILAB
2012-12-29 21:01:07
U.o., 1633. 8:o. 480 s. Samtida marmorerat skinnbd med upphöjda bind, guldornerad rygg och dubbla guldpräglade pärmbårder med hörnstämplar. Ryggen skadad upp- och nedtill. Pappret på insidan av bakre pärmen har lossnat från denna. En överstruken gammal namnteckning i övre marginalen på titelsidan. Inlagan med sporadiska småfläckar och gamla marginalnoteringar. Några solkfläckar i nedre marginalen på s. 52, 221 och 264. Ett par mindre tryckbläckplumpar på s. 106-07. Med ett oidentifierat utländskt gammalt grav. exlibris med valspråket "Pro rege et patria". Warmholtz Bibliotheca historica Sueo-Gothica 3796. Andra upplagor trycktes i Rouen och Genève 1633, liksom ytterligare minst en upplaga utan tryckort. Flera nya upplagor och översättningar utkom följande år. Friedrich Spanheims (1600-49) mycket spridda arbete om det trettioåriga kriget med en beskrivning om slaget vid Lützen, som även utkommit separat. Hierta kallar föreliggande upplaga för den första.
Bookseller: Mats Rehnström [SE]
2012-12-28 20:42:18
Liège, H. Edelmannus, 1633. 4:o. Grav. titelblad,(6),272 s. Ngt nött och lite fläckigt samtida pergamentbd med en delvis utsuddad handskriven titel och en gammal titeletikett av papper. Gamla bläcknoteringar på insidan av främre pärmen och försättsbladet. Det vackra grav. titelbladet obetydligt beskuret i yttre marginalen. Inlagan genomgående fuktfläckig, mer mot slutet. Maskhål i nedre yttre hörnet från s. 173 till slutet. Warmholtz Bibliotheca historica Sueo-Gothica 3797. Detta är första upplagan vilken Warmholtz aldrig hade sett. Arbetet utkom i flera upplagor och översättningar. Författaren, som ofta stavas Borgo, var italienare.
Bookseller: Mats Rehnström [SE]
2012-12-24 18:43:46
Leipzig, bey Andreas Oehlen, Gedruckt bey Abraham Lambergs sel. Hinterlassenen Erben, 1633. 4:o. (60) s. Häftad, i senare gråpappomslag. Med Lars Dureheds biblioteksstämpel. VD17 23:252306Y. Warmholtz 3819. Planer 224. Med tryckt dedikation till Axel Oxenstierna. Adam Oelschläger eller Olearius (1599-1671) var matematiker, bibliotekarie och orientalist och är väl mest känd som skildrare av sina resor med den Schlesvig-Holsteinska ambassaden till Ryssland och Persien 1633-39. Efter sina resor blev han bibliotekarie hos hertig Fredrik av Holstein i Gottorp, där han dog. Här finns "mycken onödig lärdom" tyckte Warmholtz.
Bookseller: Centralantikvariatet [Stockholm, Sweden]
2012-12-24 09:50:09
An unbroken record of the Scots Parliament during the two decades leading up to the Protectorate, once the copy of Sir James Hope, Lord Hopetoun, the lawyer and political radical who became the sole Scot to serve on Cromwell's Council of State. Contemporary unlettered calf, the front joint cracking but holding, some browning; the Hopetoun copy with his bookplate on the front pastedown. Printed by Robert Young [etc.] [imprints vary], Edinburgh, 1633-49.
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc. [U.S.A.]
2012-12-23 17:15:38
à Rouen, chez Jean de La Mare, 1633, cart. papier marbré moderne genre ancien, qq. ff. restaurés. Cette traduction est attribuée à Georges de La Bouthière. La première édition date de 1554. On y trouve aussi les problèmes de Zimara et ceux d'Alexandre d'Aphrodisie. Questions d'anatomie, des poils, des dents, des ongles, de la copulation, du sperme, des menstrues, de la stérilité, des monstres, des hermaphrodites etc...¶ Barbier III.1048 - Krivatsy n°398 (édit. de 1618).
Bookseller: L'intersigne Livres anciens [France]
2012-11-24 20:51:06
An unbroken record of the Scots Parliament during the two decades leading up to the Protectorate, once the copy of Sir James Hope, Lord Hopetoun, the lawyer and political radical who became the sole Scot to serve on Cromwell's Council of State. Contemporary unlettered calf, the front joint cracking but holding, some browning; the Hopetoun copy with his bookplate on the front pastedown. Printed by Robert Young [etc.] [imprints vary], Edinburgh, 1633-49.
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc. [U.S.A.]
2012-09-21 15:47:06
[VIETNAM] / BORRI, Cristoforo / ASHLEY, Robert (Trans.)
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 t … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Martayan Lan, Inc. [U.S.A.]
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2012-06-29 13:52:55
Sidney, Sir Philip
London: Simon Waterson and R. Young, 1633. "Eighth" Edition. Title within woodcut border. 1 vols. Small folio (269 x 186 mm.). Bound in 19th-century sheep, slightly worn and scuffed, rebacked in later calf. Title trimmed, slightly affecting border, M5 with loss at upper right corner, O6 and R1 with tears, a few stains, last two leaves worn with some slight loss to text. Provenance: Mary Bancroft (contemporary signature and annotations on title and a few leaves); Richard Blacker (signature on title page). Includes "Certain Sonnets," "the Defence of Poesie," "Astrophel and Stella," followed by an untitled piece with first line of caption "Her Most Excellent Majestie walking in Wanstead Garden." The "Epistolary dedication" leaf from James Johnstoun addressed to Prince James, precedes "A Supplement to the Third Book of Arcadia" and "A Remedie for Love"
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2012-06-22 15:14:44
Laet, Joannes de:
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 tw … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana
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2012-06-22 13:24:45
Ames, William
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, … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: SessaBks, A Division of the Philadelphia
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2012-06-22 09:57:52
SPRECHER, [Fortunatus]
Lugd. Batavorum [Leiden]: Ex Officina Elzeviriana, 1633.. 16mo, 424, (7 Index, 1) pp. Engraved title, marbled paste downs, armorial bookplate of Lord Sinclair. Contemporary calf, a.e.g., covers with double gilt rules, cornerpieces and a central rose, gilt phoenix to the foot of the spine with the motto Rinasce Piu Gloriosa ("It rises again more glorious"), spine rather worn with slight loss to ends. The history of part of Switzerland during Roman times. Willems 392. First published 1617.
Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB) [Lewes, United Kingdom]
2012-06-14 11:05:56
Cambride: by Thom. Buck, and Roger Daniel,, 1633. Duodecimo (143 × 77 mm). Skilfully rebound in full tan calf, red morocco label, plain endpapers. Title within typographic border, typographic head- and tailpieces. Title leaf restored in gutter not affecting text or border, some browning and soiling, chiefly marginal, a good copy. First edition of Herbert's poems, collected by his friend Nicholas Ferrar of Little Gidding and posthumously published the same year as those of John Donne, with whom Herbert is often bracketed. Herbert's English poems are notable for their controlled and inventive use of form, expressed in a wide variety of modes and dramatic voices. Using more homely imagery than Donne's extravagant metaphysical conceits, they often echo the Psalms in simplicity of diction and metaphor. "One of Herbert's most influential admirers of the century was T. S. Eliot … Herbert continues to be a major influence on poets writing in English, including – among those in the twentieth century – the American writer Elizabeth Bishop and the Irish poet and critic Seamus Heaney" (ODNB).
Bookseller: Peter Harrington
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2012-06-12 10:26:46
Boxhorn, Marcus Zuerius.
Amsterdam, Joh. Janssonius, 1633. Erste Ausgabe dieser Sammlung von Texten zur Geschichte Lüttichs verschiedener Autoren wie L. Guiccardini, A. Ortelius, V. Andrea, J. Placnetius usw.; in Art u. Aufmachung der Elzevir-Republiken. - Einband gering berieben bzw. bestoßen. Oberes Kapital m. kl. Fehlstelle durch Wurmfraß. Vorsatzbll. entfernt. Etw. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - Rahir 1858. la Gewicht in Gramm: 350 16°. Mit illustr. Kupfertitel. 3 Bll., 516 S., Ldr. d. Zt. a. 3 Bünden m. Rückenverg. u. goldgepr. Rückenschild. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes [Graz, Austria]
2012-06-12 02:41:52
Gerard Mercator (1512-1594)
Gerard Mercator (1512-1594) / Jodocus Hondius (1563-1612)Orbis Terrae Novissima DescriptioAmsterdam: 1633 (third state)Hand-colored copperplate engraving29 ½" x 35 ¾" framedFor nearly sixty years, during the most important and exciting period in the story of modern mapmaking, Gerard Mercator was the supreme cartographer, his name, second only to Ptolemy, synonymous with forms of map projection still in use today. His influence transformed land surveying and his research and calculations lead him to break away from Ptolemy's conception of the size and outline of the continents, developing a projection that drastically reduced the longitudinal length of Europe and Asia and altered the shape of the Old World as visualized in the early 16th century. Although not the inventor of this type of projection, Mercator was the first to apply it to navigational charts in such a form that compass bearing could be plotted on charts in straight lines, thereby providing seamen with a solution to an age-old problem of navigation at sea. Mercator's innovations, including the aptly named Mercator projection, continue to be employed in maps produced today, 400 years later.     The geographer died in 1594 after publishing just a few parts of the atlas that he had spent decades preparing. In 1604, after the death of Gerard's son Rumold, the plates for his maps were sold to the great Amsterdam cartographer, Jodocus Hondius, who brought out the first of the so-called "Mercator-Hondius" editions in 1606. Hondius continued to augment and perfect the atlas over the following years, constantly adding n … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries
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2012-06-10 21:47:42
Ryves (Thomas, Sir)
Apud Robertum Barker, 1633. one folding plate with five woodcuts (in this copy divided into two and bound at the end), some browning and spotting, small square excised from blank area of title-page and repaired, ownership stamp, pp. [viii], 357, 356-491, [3], 8vo, early nineteenth-century European marbled calf, smooth spine divided by triple gilt fillets between decorative pallets, red morocco lettering- and dating-pieces, central gilt tools, boards bordered with a double gilt fillet and a floral roll, a.e.r., a bit rubbed, spine chipped at head, good. Sir Thomas Ryves (d. 1652), a civil lawyer and amateur historian and polemicist, published three books on naval history: the first, 'Historia Navalis, lib. i' was a short treatise which appeared in 1629, and was incorporated into this larger 'Historia Navalis Antiqua' a few years later, covering naval history down to the Roman empire. His third was a further continuation, to 1453, which appeared in 1640. 'In 1683 Samuel Pepys praised Ryves's Historia navalis in fulsome terms, "there being not anything I know of extant in history, so much to the honour of our country as this piece of Sir Thomas Reeves, I am sure, nor so edifying to me upon the subject which above all others I am covetous of information in" (Downshire MSS, 1.18)' (ODNB). Lehmann, in a paper presented at Tropis IV ('Five Centuries before Olympias'), noted that Ryves anticipated the modern consensus on levels of oars - i.e. that no ship had more than three, and larger ships added more oarsmen on each oar. (ESTC S116320)
Bookseller: Blackwell's Rare Books ABA ILAB BA [Oxford, United Kingdom]
2012-05-31 14:49:55
Burgi, Petri Baptistae.
1633. Commentarii Quibus Gostaui Adulphi Suecor Regis in Germania expeditio usque ad ipsius mortem comprehenditur. Leodii, Henric Edelmann 1633. Liten 4:o. (2), Graverad titel,(4),272 s. Senare något nött marmorerat helt kalvskinnband med helt guldsnitt. Rygg rikt förgylld och med fem upphöjda bind. Pärmar med förgylld ramdekor, kantförgyllning samt inre förgyllda denteller. Pärmar med några fläckar. (G. Hedberg, Stockholm). Inlagan delvis något brunfläckad. Duplettstämpel och stämpel på titelblad samt stämpel på dedikationsblad, i kanter. Gammal bläckanteckning i övre marginalen graverat titelblad. På grund av bläckets kvalitet har det delvis ätit sig igenom papperet. (Berör tidigare bibliotekstillhörighet). Exlibris. Modern gåvotillskrift på främre friblad. 22 x 16,5 cm.*Warmholtz 3797. "Denna Uplaga har jag icke sedt".[#\33237]
Bookseller: Antiquaria Bok & Bildantikvariat AB [Göteborg, Sweden]
2012-05-30 20:39:51
Bacon, Francis (1561-1626)
Oxford: Printed by I.L. Printer to the Vniversity, for Thomas Huggins, 1633. 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, briefˇ 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 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: James Gray Bookseller [U.S.A.]
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2012-05-30 15:18:57
Petau (Petavius) D.
- De Backer-S. VI, 600f. - vgl. Graesse V, 218.- Spätere Ausgabe der erstmals Paris 1633 erschienen Universialgeschichte. Die Kupfertafeln mit je mehreren kl. Porträt-Medaillons. Die Karten zeigen Alte Welt, Europa mit Nordafrika, Mittelmeer (3), Vorderasien u. Südrußland.- Titel gestempelt, nur leicht gebräunt u. wenig fleckig, Ebd. berieben u. bestoßen.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller [Austria]
2012-05-30 12:26:09
BRATHWAITE, Richard (1588?-1673)
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. 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 (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. 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 ag … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd [U.S.A.]
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2012-05-29 17:11:19
[Charles I]
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, Parliam … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: double B books
2012-05-28 10:24:15
LAET (Johannes de)]
Lugd. Batav. Ex officina Elzeviriana, 1633. 1633 - 1 vol. in-24 (105 x 55 mm.) de 374 pp., [4] ff. (Index). Titre-frontispice gravé par C. Cl. Dusend, 8 gravures à pleine page in-texte. Plein veau d'époque, dos à nerfs orné de fleurs de lys et titré en lettres dorées, filet doré d'encadrement des plats. (Feuillet 369-370 avec léger manque au texte, comblé en facsimilé. Coins et dos restaurés). Première édition elzevirienne ornée de 8 planches dans le texte représentant des costumes turcs du XVIIIe siècle. Jean de Laet (1593-1649) fut directeur de la compagnie néerlandaise des Indes orientales. Il rédigea une série de travaux géographiques afin de présenter à ses partenaires financiers et clients les différents pays avec lesquels la Compagnie commerçait : topographie, climat, agriculture, religion, coutumes, type de gouvernement et ressources économiques. Engraved title, signed CC Dufend, with a full length portrait of a Persian holding a cartouche with title, 8 full page woodcuts, floriated woodcut initials and headpieces. Very good copy in contemporary binding. First editions of this interesting work on Persia and Arabia, designed for of investors interested in the opportunities afforded by the trade opening up in the New World and the East, especially clients of the relatively new Dutch West and East India companies. De Laet (best known for his History of the New World), was a founding director of the Dutch West India Company, and remained a director until his death. He dedicated the first work to the English antiquary William Boswell, having spent some time in London, to … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Les Trois Islets
2012-05-25 10:31:17
Gerarde John
London: Printed by Adam J. Slip et al, 1633. The scarce second edition, which is the first edited, greatly enlarged and corrected by Thomas Johnson. With engraved allegorical title-page by John Payne and with nearly 2800 woodcut illustrations throughout text. Folio, a superb, very large copy in a very handsome contemporary full calf binding, the boards with multiple ruled line borders, at some time expertly refurbished at the spine in perfect period style with tall, thick, raised bands ruled in blind, dark brown morocco label in one compartment gilt ruled and lettered. [xxxiv], 1631, index, table and errata. An extremely handsome copy of this scarce book, the antique covers with some minor expert refurbishment. Internally very fresh, crisp and clean, and with only very insignificant occasional evidence of age, one leaf of the table and final errata leaf with minor paper repairs not affecting the text. AN UNUSUALLY FINE AND TRULY EXCELLENT COPY OF THIS HIGHLY IMPORTANT PRINTING. A RARELY ENCOUNTERED COMPLETE COPY IN CONTEMPORARY BINDING of the great herbal of Gerarde, one of the finest and most important botanical works printed. John Gerarde served for some time as Master of the Barber-Surgeons company and was considered one of England’s finest Herbalist. The title “Herbalist to James I’ appeared on many of his papers. Among his chief accomplishments was the establishment of a medicinal garden for the Barber-Surgeons but it was his great herbal which made his name a household word. In December of 1597 appeared the first folio volume of the herbal. The work contained mo … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. [U.S.A.]
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2012-05-22 23:35:23
De Laet, Johannes; Gerritsz, Hessel
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´ Nieuwe wereldt ofte Beschrijvinghe van West-Indien; extends from North West Venezuela to Brazil, and shows the mouth of what are arguably South America´s most important Rivers. 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. Most of his work exists only in manuscript and these maps often are the only Gerritsz maps available to the collector today. 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.
Bookseller: HS Rare Books [Capital Federal, CAP, Argentina]
2012-05-19 11:06:16
Soter Henrik - Bureus Andreas
Ex Officina Elzeviriana, 1633. In-24° (115x61mm), pp. (6), 306, (1), legatura coeva p. pergamena rigida con unghie e con titolo manoscritto in antico alla cuffia superiore. Frontespizio figurato inciso su rame con ritratto di un re svedese incoronato da due angeli, uno dei quali brandente una spada, due figure allegoriche femminili, il blasone dei Re di Svezia. Testatine e capilettera ornati in tecnica xilografica. Antico ex-libris manoscritto al margine superiore del frontespizio. Esemplare assai bello con qualche usuale e leggera brunitura. Seconda edizione, posteriore di due anni alla prima, di questa summa della storia svedese pubblicata con tipi elzeviriani; la prima parte, "geographica et politica descriptio", è composta da Andreas Bureus (1571-1646), mentre le restanti sono dovute alla penna di Henrik Soter (XVI-XVII secolo). Willems, Les Elzevier, 394. Rahir, 340. Warmholtz, 6694. Berghman, 1803. Collijn, col. 900. 24mo (115x61mm), pp. (6), 306, (1), contemporary binding in full vellum with squares and anciently handwritten title on the upper spine-end. Figurated title-page engraved on copper with a portrait of a swedish king crowned by angels, allegorical figures, etc. Some customary foxing. A very good copy. Second edition - the first edition was printed two years before - of this summary of the history of Sweden printed by the Elzeviers. The first part, "Geographica et politica descriptio", was written by Andreas Bureus (1571-1646), while the other parts were composed by Henrik Soter (XVI-XVIIth Century).
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Galleria Gilibert [Italy]
2012-05-19 11:04:17
Lugd. Batav. [Leiden]: Ex Officina Elzeviriana 1633 - Second edition, 16mo, (vi), 306 pp. Engraved title, one leaf torn across with a small tear to the previous leaf also, marbled paste downs, armorial bookplate of Lord Sinclair. Contemporary calf, a.e.g., covers with double gilt rules, cornerpieces and a central rose, gilt phoenix to the foot of the spine with the motto Rinasce Piu Gloriosa ("It rises again more glorious"), spine a little worn with loss to top. Willems 394.
Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)
2012-05-19 07:59:31
Slnd, (Tassin 1633). - 57 x42 cm. Exemplaire sans le Neptune sur son char marin. Christophe Tassin, commissaire ordinaire des guerres, viendra un temps à la librairie et à l'édition. Ingénieur géographe du roi en 1631, il obtient le privilège de dix ans de faire " imprimer, vendre et débiter par qui bon lui semblera les cartes générales et particulières de France et des Royaumes". En trois ans de 1633 à 1635, il fit paraître toute son oeuvre gravée puis vendit son privilège. Ses ouvrages sont des oeuvres de grande vulgarisation à l' usage des voyageurs et des militaires.
Bookseller: Librairie BERTRAN [France]
2012-05-17 13:31:10
William Langham
London - Printed by Thomas Harper, 1633 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An uncommon second edition of William Langham's The Garden of Health. An important herbal where the author details 'very many and strange effects and operations of all sorts of Simples, gathered by the long experience and trauell of the Author'. Rebound in leather with gilt lettering and blindstamped border decoration. Second Edition, Corrected and Amended. Uncommon. The firstfour leavesof this edition are in facsimile. The facsimile pages arefrom the First Edition, however the overall pagination matches that of the Second Edition, as noted on the ESTC record, S108241. The Garden of Health is an extensivedictionary of the medicinal use of plants. As the title page states, William Langham was a Practicioner in Phisicke and first published A Garden of Health in 1597. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is very mild wear to the extremities, including very mild bumping and rubbing. Internally the pages have some slight browning with the occasional spotting or handling mark. The book is slightly close trimed but only rarely touching any text. There is the very occasional marginal annotation. Pages 16-32 and 230-295 have browned tidemarking, that does not affect the visibility to the text. Thereare small closed tears or very small chips to the edges of pages 627 - 687, and 131several of which have been profesionally repaired. There are numerous earlyink inscriptions to the margins of the reareight pages. Overall the condition is very good..
Bookseller: Rooke Books
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2012-05-13 21:03:40
Micraelius, Johannes.
1633. (64), 319, (1) SS., Zw.titel, (4), 321-823, (1) SS., Zw.titel, (6), 825-1428, (28) SS., l. w. Bl. Mit gest., ill. Titel und 4 mehrf. gefalt. gedr. Tafeln. Pergamentband der Zeit auf drei durchzogenen Bünden mit übergreifenden Deckelkanten. Rücken mit Spuren von zeitgenöss. Kalkung und eines abgelösten Rückenschildchens. Dreiseitiger Farbschnitt. 8vo. Zweite Ausgabe (erstmals 1627 erschienen). - Der pommersche Theologe und Historiker J. Micraelius (eigtl. Lütkeschwager; 1597-1658), Sohn eines Archidiakons, "wurde 1624 Prof. der Rhetorik, 1641 Rektor und Prof. der Theologie und Philosophie am fürstlichen Pädagogium in Stettin. 1649 wurde er an der Univ. Greifswald zum Dr. theol. promoviert, an der er seit 1656 Prokanzler war. Micraelius verfaßte einige dramatische Werke, [...] Bedeutung erlangte er jedoch hauptsächlich durch seine historischen Arbeiten" (DBE). - Papierbedingt gleichmäßig gebräunt, aber im ganzen sauber. Das Titelkupfer zeigt die von exotischen Tieren, Eingeborenen und Fabelwesen bevölkerte Erdkugel mit Füllhörnern, Schatztruhen und Allegorien der Muße, darüber das Tetragrammaton im Strahlenkranz (gering braunfleckig mit stecknadelkopfgr. Durchbruch). Papierbedingt gleichmäßig gebräunt, aber im ganzen sauber. Selten; seit 1970 nicht auf Auktionen nachweisbar. VD 17, 23:253355C. ADB XXI, 700. Nicht bei Jantz oder Faber du Faur.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris [AT]
2012-05-12 21:40:20
Jansson, Joannes - Hondius, Henricus
Amsterdam, 1633. Latin text on verso., Size : 352x457 (mm), 13.875x18 (Inches), Hand Colored Very good, some marginal tears professionally restored hardly noticeable.
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books [Toronto, ON, Canada]
2012-05-11 15:22:38
The First KJV Bible Printed in Scotland - KING JAMES VERSION .
Edinburgh : Printed by the printers to the Kings most excellent Majestie [i.e. R. Young] Cum privilegio, Anno Dom 1633. 0. The first edition of the King James' Bible printed in Scotland ( though the New Testament was printed in 1628). A very good full leather binding with an engraved title page and frontispiece engraving of Adam and Eve. 8vo. 6.75" x 4.5" x 1.5" . Original brown calf. spine with 5 raised bands. Hinges and corners carefully strengthened. Royal coat of arms to front free-endpaper, before frontis. Old Testament ends on Nn 8b; Apocrypha Oo - Yy 4b; New Testament Aaa 2a - Mmm 4a; The New Testament of our Lord and Sauiour Jesus Christ" has a separate dated printed title page, within a wodcut border, and royal coat of arms to verso. Bound with: "A Briefe Concordance To The Whole Bible." No title page, and separate register; A - F 8a . In this state has 2F6v, Isaiah LXVI, 24 has "carkases"; 3G1r catchword is "37 But"; 3K3r, right column has headline "Of Widows" . Text in very good condition, lightly toned, with just a few small edge tears. Leaves Ll 2 & Qq 1 have suffered some loss, but both leaves have been carefully repaired with the missing text supplied in neat contemporary manuscript. Leaf Qq 2 with old repair affecting 6 lines of text. Lacks Eee 5 & Eee 6 (John ix - xii) . "It has been supposed that this Bible was published in connection of Charles I. at Edinburgh in June, 1633. Robert Young, a Londoner, is said to have become the King's Printer for Scotland, 12, April 1632... The engraved title-page represents Moses and Aaron, the twelve tribes, the twelve A … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Chilton Books
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2012-05-10 21:06:10
Fletcher, Phineas
Cambridge: Printers to the Universitie, 1633. First edition. [14], 181, [3, blank], [2, second title], [2, blank], 96, 101-130, [2] pp. Collation: ¶-¶¶4 (¶3 and ¶4 reversed), A-Z4, *2 (*1 a blank and *2 reversed), A-M4, O-R4. 1 vols. 4to. Contemporary paneled calf, spine gilt, joints cracked but cords holding, title page repaired on verso, some browning throughout, a few leaves trimmed close at upper margin, half of binder's rfep excised, contemporary Welsh annotations to paste-downs, in custom chemise and slipcase. Of the first poem, Osler remarks that it is an "elaborate allegorical description of the human body, with anatomical notes ... " The "Piscatory Eclogues" have a separate title and pagination, and "the inner meaning of the poem, is rather amorous than piscatorial", according to Westwood & Satchell.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller
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