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        Alpinae seu Foederatae Rhaetiae.

      . Grenzkolorierter Kupferstich v. Joan Blaeu, ca 1635, Darstellung: 49,5 x 38 cm. Dekorative und detaillierte Karte zeigt Raetia in der Schweiz und Norditalien. Leicht Gebräunt, insgesamt gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor]
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        Merck-teycken, Om te komen tot kennisse vande ware ende valsche Religie, Kerck, ende Leeraren, uyt hare woorden ende wercken. In cruys ende lyden, Conscienti-dwangh, ende vervolgingh, om saecken des Geloofs. Tot vertroostinghe van die om de Religie vervolginghe lyden. Tweeden Druck. Wt Historis-verhael. Van 't ghene ghedenckwaerdigh in Christenrijck, desen aengaende, is gheschiet.

      Amsterdam, Michiel Colijn 1635/1633. 2 delen in 1 band, (8) 388 (2) p. Origineel overslaand Perkament, 4° (Cornelis Boogaert, 1558-1626, was bevriend met Dirck Volckertszoon Coornhert. Zijn vader, die ritmeester was onder Karel V, vluchtte als Gereformeerde naar Engeland. Boogaert werd in Zierikzee opgevoed en sturdeerde in Frankrijk, Duitsland en Géneve. Later woonde hij in Delft waar hij een van de eerste bewindvoerders was van de Oost Indische Compagnie aldaar. Hij gaf in 1612 het eerste deel de werken van Coornhert uit. In dit werk van Boogaert: Merck-teycken, Om te komen tot kennisse vande ware ende valsche Religie[...] geeft hij de inhoud van deze titel weer aan de hand van aanhalingen uit de Bijbel, kerkvaders, Calvijn, Beza e.v.a. leraars uit die tijd - ook Willem Teellinck wordt genoemd! -.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat De Roo]
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        The Mysteries of Nature and Art. In foure severall parts. The first of Water works. The second of Fire works. The third of Drawing, Washing, Limming, Painting and Engraving. The fourth of sundry Experiments

      Thomas Harper for Ralph Mab, LONDON 1635 - A rare and important work, known particularly for the inspiration that it gave to the young Isaac Newton. It was so popular that the second edition was published just a year after the first. This copy of the 'second Edition; with many additions unto every part' is in poor condition. It is in a fairly recent leather binding with blind tooled borders and gilt titles to spine. The contents are extremely fragile and browned - presumably because of the particular batch of rag paper used in its printing. It lacks the decorative title page and the individual title pages for Second and Third Books. It also lacks the portrait of Bate. The title page for the Fourth Book 'The Booke of Extravagants' is present. All pages have browning and fraying to edges, particularly at the beginning and end of the work where 4 pages have paper repairs. There does not appear to be text loss. There is ink annotation to the Table (index). A few pages have paint markings as if the owner was experimenting with paint and trying out the recipes in the book on the book itself. There are tape remains on another page. The work is profusely illustrated. 5 images of the work will be displayed but please contact us if you would like to see more to judge the condition of the book. We have priced this book to take account of condition, and it offers the opportunity to obtain a very rare work at a lower price. Size 19cm x 14.5 cm. 288 pages plus Table (16 pp). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Puritas Haygica seu grammatica Armenica ...Rome, Sacrae Congretationis de Propaganda Fide, 1675. With : (2) AGOP, Joannes. Grammatica Latina Armenice' explicata: ... Rome, Propaganda Fide, 1675. (3) AGOP, Joannes. Puritas lingue Armenicae ...Rome, Propaganda Fide, 1674. 3 works in 1 volume. 4to. Contemporary sheepskin parchment.

      Salmaslian 89; www.armenology.net 1296 (& 19), 1298, 1295. The first and only editions of three complementary manuals concerning the Armenian language and grammar, in matching format and layout, all three by the Armenian priest Johannes Agop (1635-1691) in Venice, born in Istanbul. They were printed and published by the Propaganda Fide in Rome, established in 1623 to promote the Catholic religion, primarily outside Europe. The Propaganda Fide established its own printing office in 1626 and stocked it with a wide variety of non-Latin printing types, many newly cut for them. Like many of their publications, the present ones were intended in part for missionaries working in the Ottoman Empire, the Caucasas and Iran, but also in part for Christians who lived in these regions. For that reason Agop wrote not only an Armenian grammar with the instructive text in Latin (ad 1), but also a Latin grammar with the instructive text in Armenian (ad 2) and a work entirely in Armenian on the "purity" of the Armenian language (ad 3). These linguistic publications by Agop still are important for the history of the Armenian language, being among the few on the subject published in the 17th century.With the armorial stamp of Cardinal Albani (1649-1721), from 1700 Pope Clement XI, on the title-page. A few quires toward the end of the Puritas linguae Armenicae are browned, but otherwise a very good copy, with only an occasional small marginal tear or very minor foxing. Three important and complementary sources for the Armenian language, formerly owned by Pope Clement XI.

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        Autograph letter (draft).

      Leuven, 4. X. 1635. - Folio. 1¾ pp. Unpublished letter to the jurist Gérard de Courselle (Corselius), regarding a controversy at the Leuven "Collegium Baianum": "[.] Collegium Baianum mihi caro erit quam maxime. Sed vereor ut E. D. Mercerus non permittat. Nam quamvis Facultates S. Theol. et V. Juris perspicuum ius sibi competere putent ac dicant, perstat tamen immobilis. Egi cum ipso diu hesterna die, ut saltem rem istam, arbitris committi sineret Lovanii, Bruxellae, Mechliniae; nec scio an aliquid profecerim. Consilium enim ab advocato se petiturum afferebat [.] Agam quicquid potuero, ut Collegio bene provideatur [.]". - This letter was hitherto not traceable, but was mentioned in a letter that Jansen wrote to Corselius on the same day (cf. Orcibal no. 205). Extremely rare. - Upper and lower edges untrimmed; browned and spotty at the right edge, otherwise in good condition. Not in: Jean Orcibal, Correspondance de Jansénius. Louvain und Paris, Bureaux de la revue und Librairie philosophique J. Vrin, 1947 (= Les origines du Jansénisme 1 = Bibl. de la Revue d'Histoire eccl., fasc. 25). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Biscaia et Guipuscoa Cantabriae Veteris pars.

      Amsterdam circa 1635-60. - Mapa grabado y coloreado originalmente.Medidas de 59x48 cms.Escudos heráldicos,barcos y rosas de los vientos.Cartela y escalas.Texto francés en parte posterior. Buen ejemplar de este mapa que apareció en el 'Atlas Novus' que llegó a reunir más de 400 mapas de todo el mundo y conoció varias ediciones.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Pontes]
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        Pauselicke Heiligheit, Dat is, Catholyck ende Authentyck Vertoogh, dat Johannes, gemeenlick Paus Jutte genoemt, een vrouwe geweest is. Genomen uyt meer als hondert paepse scribenten, van verscheiden ordre: als Pausen, Cardinalen, Eertsbisschoppen, Bisschoppen, Paepen, Monnicken, Leeken &c. ende volgende Landen: Hoogh- ende Neder-Duitslandt, Italien, Vranckrijcke, Groot Britannien, Hungarten, Bohemen, Spanien, Griekenlandt, Polen, &c. So dat van de Pausin, van de eeuwe af, doen sy was, tot op onsen tijdt, geschreven te zyn bewesen. Ende 't contrarie schriven van Onuphrius Panvinius, Laurentius Albertus, Alanus Copus, Bellarminus, Baronius, Coccius, Florimundus Raemondus,Serarius, Coton, Scherer, Papyrius Massonus, Pontacus, Bernartius, Hardingus, Siffridus Petrus, Parsonus, Seker Paepe tot rees, ende andere, wederleyt wort: In Twee Boeken.

      Wesel, Martin Hess 1635. 2 delen in 1 band, (16) 576, (6) 500 p. Origineel overslaand Perkament, 4° (Fraaie band, boekblok gebruind, met diverse ex-libris en aantekeningen op het schutblad van Schotel).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat De Roo]
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        A Briefe Concordance or table to the Bible of the Last Translation.

      London: Printed by the Assignes of Clement Cotton, [1635?] - Octavo. In a reversed calf binding. A small piece at the top of spine missing. Some old staining. Bound with: HERREY, R. Two Right Profitable .

      [Bookseller: Sam Gatteno Books]
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        Pub. Terentii Comoediae sex ex recensione Heinsiana

      ex Officina Elzeviriana, Lugd. Batavorum 1635 - Splendida legatura coeva in marocchino rosso con cornici oro ai piatti. Nervi, ricchi fregi e titolo oro su tassello nero al ds. Dentelle e tagli oro. Carte di guardia marmorizzate con disegni a pettine. Ex libris Biblioteca Wardington . Ottimo esemplare. Prima edizione, seconda tiratura. Willems, 433. 12mo (cm. 12), 24 cc.nn. (compreso frontis. interamente inciso), 304 pp., 4 cc.nn. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Ex Libris ALAI-ILAB/LILA member]
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        Tafereel van de Belacchende Werelt [Scene of the Laughable World]

      Graven-Hage [The Hague]: Gedruckt voor den Autheur. 1635. First. First edition. Quarto. [16], 280pp. Woodcut title vignette and 11 (of 12) half-page copperplate engravings: 9 are printed on the letterpress sheets and 2 are tipped-in; lacks the first half-page engraving on page [12] (most likely issued thus). Contemporary full vellum, with later patterned endpapers laid on top of the original endleaves. Old speckled staining to the vellum, boards are a bit warped, still a pleasing very good copy of Van de Vennes' great ribald illustrations of the lowest orders of 17th Century Dutch society. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Novum vasorum corporis humani systema. Amsterdam, Paulus Marret, 1705. 8vo. With engraved frontispiece, title-page in red and black with engraved printer's device, engraved plate with coat of arms of dedicatee and engraved plate representing a cross-section of the coronary vein. Contemporary calf, richly gold-tooled spine.

      Blake, p. 476; Garrison & Morton 2729; Waller 9963. First edition of anatomical work on the human vascular system by French anatomist and physiologist Raymond Vieussens (ca. 1635-1715). After his medicine studies in Montpellier he became famous for his book on the nervous system, Neurographia universalis (1684) and he became the physician to several leading citizens and members of the French aristocracy at the Royal Court. In 1688 he was designated as Royal physician, a position probably procured for him by Fagon, the famous and powerful court physician, to whom this work is dedicated."Vieussens was among the first to describe the morbid changes in mitral stenosis, the throbbing pulse in aortic insufficiency, and the first correctly to describe the structure of the left ventricle, the course of the coronary vessels and the valve in the coronary vein. He was the first to diagnose thoraic aneurysm during the life of the patient. Vieussens included a classic description of the symptoms of aortic regurgitation in his book" (Garrison & Morton).Quire I misbound, and two owner's inscriptions (one crossed) on the title-page. Very good condition.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        Les Demandes Curieuses et les Responses Libres

      Paris, Pierre Billane, , 1635. Octavo (168 × 108mm). Modern grey paper covered boards. First two leaves reinforced at the gutter costing a couple of letters of the imprint, minor worming in the margin of about 15ll, light browning, but overall a very good copy. First Edition. Meynier was an engineer who served with distinction in the Wars of Religion and of the League, retiring in 1608, after "thirty-six years in arms", to Provence where he produced a number of works of poetry, history, arithmetic, art military and fortification. The present exploration of military and civil statecraft was described by Bayle as being "full of good sense." Uncommon, 3 copies only on OCLC, Newberry Library, Bayersische Staatsbibliothek, & University of Leiden, KVK adds just the Bodleian's and a couple in Paris. This copy with the armorial bookplate of Algernon Capell, 2nd Earl of Essex, a Privy Counsellor under Queen Anne verso of the title page, book plate of the the novelist John Fowles to the front free endpaper, with a pencilled annotation in his hand concerning Capell above.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali cum Terris adiacentibus

      Amsterdam, 1635. unbound. Map. Copperplate engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 15.5 x 31". Sheet measures 22 x 33". This beautiful map of the West Indies extends from Virginia to the northern coast of South America and displays the extent of mid-17th century geographical knowledge of the still relatively 'new' New World. Blaeu based his map on a 1631 work by Hessel Gerritz, who charted the region during a 1628 voyage with the Dutch East India Company. The information Gerritz gathered allowed for a highly detailed map in which even small islands are delineated and labeled. To these findings, Blaeu has added Virginia and the west coast of Central America, creating a complete portrait of this portion of the Atlantic. A dedication cartouche to Alberto Conradi Vander Burch features an allegorical figure, a cherub and a coat of arms. The map is in good condition with wide margins, a bit toned. Clean split in the vertical crease in bottom margin. Latin text on verso. Willem Blaeu (1571-1638) was a prolific Dutch mapmaker who started one of the most famous map publishing firms of the 17th century. It was at this time that the Dutch controlled the map trade, and their ornate and beautiful maps had immense popularity. Blaeu was instrumental in driving this dominance in his lifetime, and this legacy was continued by his sons. Expert repair to center fold and lower left corner chipped. Priced as is.

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        La vie de l'enfant prodigue

      1635. Etchings. Set of 11. Mostly 60 x 80 mm. with margins. Pasted down at the corners. & Lieure, 1404-1414. Third states. Text trimmed off on L. 1405. Corner missing on L 1414.

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        La partie meridionale du Languedoc

      Amsterdam ca. 1635. Karte zeigt die Provinz Languedoc, altkoloriert, Kupferstich, 37 x 49. Zustand: Perfekt, dem Alter entsprechend

      [Bookseller: Antique Sommer & Sapunaru KG]
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        La Bible Qui Est Toute la Saincte Escriture du Vieil et Nouveau Testament [Geneva Bible] [with] Les Pseaumes de David, Mis en Rime Françoise par Clement Marot. et Les Saincts Cantiques

      Amsterdam: Henri Laurents, 1635. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Contemporary boards with modern rebacking, remains of clasps, neatly repaired at corners. Small tear to the right margin of the engraved title and first few pages, not touching the text. With the Apocypha bound after the Old Testament and the Psalms of David (with printed music) and Les Saincts Cantiques after the New, both unpaginated. [4], 296, 71, [1], 93, [113] leaves. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Religion & Theology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 045179.

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        Leges Atticae. Sam. Petitus Collegit, Digessit, et Libro

      1635. Important Early Study of Ancient Athenian Law Petit (Petitus), Samuel [1594-1643]. Leges Atticae. Sam. Petitus Collegit, Digessit, et Libro Commentario Illustravit. Opus Iuris, Literarum, Et Rei Antiquariae Studiosis Utilissimum, VIII. Libris Distinctum, In Quo Varii Scriptorum Veterum Graecorum et Latinorum Loci Explicantur et Emendantur. Paris: Sumptibus Coroli Morelli, 1635. [xii], 557, [1] pp. Folio (13-1/2" x 8-3/4"). Contemporary calf, gilt rules to boards, raised bands, gilt title and gilt ornaments to spine. A few scuffs to boards, some wear to spine ends and corners. Title page with large copperplate vignette printed in red and black, woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Armorial bookplate of Nicolas-Joseph Foucault to front free endpaper, armorial bookplate of the Earls of Macclesfield to front free endpaper. Toning, minor worming in a few places with no loss to text, internally clean. Ex-Macclesfield library. Small shelf labels to spine ends, small embossed stamps to title page and a few leaves. A nice copy of a scarce title. * First edition. This is an important early study of ancient Athenian law. A distinguished French Orientalist, Protestant minister and principal of the College of Arts in Nimes, Petit was a correspondent with the leading European men of letters and a friend of Selden, Gessendi and Vossius. This book was reissued by K.A. Duker in 1740. British Museum Catalogue (Compact Edition) 20:81.

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        Wirtenberg Ducatus. Kolor. Kupferstich v. W. Blaeu. Amsterdam, 1635. 41,7 x 50 cm.

      1635. .

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        THE VICTORIOUS REIGNE OF KING EDWARD THE THIRD. WRITTEN IN SEVEN BOOKES. BY HIS MAJESTIES COMMAND

      Printed for T. Walkley and B. Fisher, London 1635 - Covers bordered with two gilt fillets, corner rosettes. Spine in six panels, floral gilt, red leather spine label, dated at foot of spine. All edges red. Marbled endpapers. Silk marker. Bound by Eedy Binder, 37 Tavistock Sq. Two old auction catalogue notes glued to a front preliminary page. One additional portrait of Charles III placed before the engraved frontispiece. "By Tho. May" added to title-page in old hand along with "WC LIB", likely the initials from library of an early owner. Evidence of paper label removal from rear pastedown, no loss of marbled paper. Front cover detached. Old chip has been repaired at top of spine with no loss of leather. Underlining and marginal lines intermittently through the text. Paper tear near botton at free edge of G3, an apparent paper defect without loss of letters. Minor hole in paper near free edge of I2-I3. Single pin-size worm hole at top of page beginning at D2 and ending a K4, where it becomes vermiform for several pages. Lacking final blank leaf, O4. This history in verse is dedicated to Charles the First who commissioned this history of Edward the Third as well as a history of Henry the Second two years earlier. Housed in a custom box showing minor wear. We find 29 libraries worldwide listing this title on World Cat. ABPC shows three copies at auction since 1978. See STC 17719. Small Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali cum Terris adiacentibus.

      Amsterdam 1635 - Fine original color; paper lightly toned, else excellent condition. A very attractive example in full original color of one of the most decorative early maps of Florida and the entire Gulf and Caribbean regions. It was based on the extremely rare Hessel Gerritsz chart of 1631, which was made for pilots sailing for the Dutch West India Company. Blaeu¿s edition retains the nautical characteristics of its ancestor in its rhumb lines, attractive compass roses, and sailing ships. The cartouche and scales are decorated with putti and a striking selection of fauna, including reptiles, a sea tortoise and a bat, associated with the regions portrayed. Burden 242.

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        Irlandiae Regnum

      Amsterdam 1635 - French text on verso.Shows the whole of Ireland with North to the right., Size : 335x420 (mm), 13.125x16.5 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

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        Historiae Naturae, Maxime Peregrinae, Libris XVI. Distincta. In quibus rarissima Naturae arcana, etiam astronomica, & ignota Indiarum animalia, quadrupedes, aves, pisces, reptilia, insecta, zoophyta, plantae, metalla, lapides, & alia mineralia, fl

      Antwerp: Balthasar Moretus, Plantin Press, 1635., 1635. folio. pp. 4 p.l., 502, [104]index. title in red & black. text in double columns. fine engraved printer's device on title & another woodcut device on verso of last leaf. 69 woodcuts in the text. woodcut ornaments & initials. A very fine copy, bound in contemporary vellum (text lightly embrowned, light spotting on title). Nordkirchen bookplate. First Edition of this handsomely illustrated work on the natural history of America and the East Indies, with particular emphasis on Mexico. Nieremberg, a Spanish Jesuit of German extraction, was professor of natural history at the Imperial College at Madrid. Included are descriptions of the bison, raccoon, porcupine, beaver, vicuna, armadillo, monkeys, emu, birds of paradise, whale, snakes, crocodile, iguana, coca, tobacco, guiacum, passionflower, &c. "Many new world species are described here for the first time." (De Belder Sale, 1987, lot 257) Several chapters contain information relating to the religion of the Aztecs and the Incas, and to Mexico before the Conquest. Added at the end are two books on marvelous and miraculous natural phenomena in Europe and one on those in the Promised Land of the Hebrews. The fine text woodcuts (fifty-four zoological and fifteen botanical) are by Christoffel Jegher [1569-1652], who had worked extensively for Rubens. "A classic work of some value describing a medley of animals, plants, and minerals - some of them new to the zoological science of the day. This volume is becoming quite rare." (Casey Wood) "The author provides a botanical account of tobacco and the numerous uses to which it can be put in therapeutic practice." (Arents) Alden 635/94. Arents 3278. Brunet IV 76. Casey Wood p. 493. Cole 418. De Backer-Sommervogel 1736. JCB II p. 258. Nissen ZBI 2974. Pritzel 6701. Sabin 55268. Thorndike VII pp. 330-33 & VIII pp. 33-34. Wellcome I 4546.. F.

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        Prussia

      Amsterdam 1635 - Size : 370x490 (mm), 14.5x19.25 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

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        Publii Terentii Comoediae Sex. Ex recensione Heinsiana

      Leiden: Elzevir Press, 1635. 12mo. (xlviii), 304, (viii)pp. Inscribed by Dr. A. S. W. Rosenbach, the famed American collector, scholar, and dealer of rare books and manuscripts, "in memory of a pleasant evening," dated October 20, 1921. Engraved title by Cornelius Claes Duysend, and woodcut author portrait and tailpiece. Title and cast of characters of each play printed in red and black. This is the first of five issues of the 1635 edition, with "Laches" in red on p. 51 and the catchword "Danie--" to the recto of the eighth leaf. One of the most attractive Elzevir publications. Slight rubbing to extremities, else a fine copy in eighteenth-century crimson morocco with gilt titling and floral decoration to spine in six compartments with gilt rules to covers. A.e.g.

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        SEÑOR. EL GENERAL DON NICOLAS IUDICE. DIZE: QUE AVIENDO DADO CUENTA A V. MAGESTAD DE ALGUNOS EXCESSOS DEL GENERAL DON ANTONIO DE OQUÉDO, QUE LO HA SIDO DE GALEONES EL AÑO DE 634. QUE EL DICHO TU DICE LO ERA DE LA ARMADA, Y FLORA DE LA PROVINCIA DE TIERRA-FIRME.[caption title].

      [Np. ca. 1635]. - 8 leaves. Folio. Later plain wrappers. Minor dust soiling on edges. Very good. In a half morocco and cloth box. In the present memorial to King Philip IV, Don Nicolas Iudice, commander of the Spanish fleet dispatched to Tierra Firma, criticizes the actions of Gen. Antonio de Oquéndo, the commander of the highly prized galleon fleet for 1634, for acting against the orders of the Crown and for his own personal benefit. Iudice lists Oquéndo's numerous past and present misdeeds, promises to provide proof, and challenges Oquéndo to do the same. Iudice describes events in Havana, San Augustin, and elsewhere. Good evidence of administrative in-fighting in Spanish America. Not in EUROPEAN AMERICANA or any other reference we can discover.

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        De Universitate Libri duo: In quibus Astronomiæ, Doctrinæve Cœlestis Compendium

      Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden]: Ex Officina Joannis Maire 1635. . Third edition, 16mo, 261, (1) pp. Full page engraved portrait, outer edge cut close with loss to the image and the first letter of the Author’s name, 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 with some wear and slight loss to top. A French astronomer and scholar, Postel travelled widely and discovered and brought back to Europe a number of key manuscripts.

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        AMAZONAS (CA. 1635). / Guiana siue Amazonum Regio.

      Amsterdam 1635 - Iluminado a mano con acuarela. Decorado con Naves y monstruos surcando los mares. Cartelas con título, Autor y escalas. Flor de Lis.Reverso: Texto en aleman. Perfécto estado de conservación. 490 x 370 mm. Dimensiones total: 650 x 540 mm.

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        Idearum Operatricium Idea sive Hypotyposis et detectio illius occultae Virtutis, quae Semina faecundat, & ex iisdem Corpora organica producit

      Finely engraved title-page & many unusual engravings in the text (some full-page). [350] pp. (of 352, lacking as usual a leaf of the table of contents A4, see below). 4to, cont. vellum over boards, yapp edges, sides stamped in gilt with a central arabesque device on each cover, flat spine decorated, edges gilt & gauffered. [Prague: Typis Seminarii Archiepiscopalis], 1635. [bound with]:-- . De Proportione Motus seu Regula sphygmica ad celeritatem et tarditatem pulsuum ex illius motu ponderibus geometricis librato absque errore metiendam. Finely engraved title, engraved port. of the author on verso, one engraved plate, & 31 engraved illus. in the text. Each page of text printed within a border of printer's ornaments. 64 leaves. 4to. [Prague: J. Bilina, 1639]. [bound with]:-- . De Proportione Motus Figurarum Recti Linearum et Circuli Quadratura ex Motu. Finely engraved title, & 32 engraved illus. in the text. Each page of text printed within a border of printer's ornaments. 71 (of 72) leaves. 4to. Prague: [ex Typographia Academica], 1648. [bound with]:-- . Thaumantias Liber De Arcu Coelesti deque Colorum apparentium Natura, Ortu, & Causis. Finely engraved illus. title & numerous engravings in the text. 3 p.l. (of 4, lacking the engraved port.), 268, [2] pp. 4to. [Prague: Typis Academicis, 1648]. A magnificent sammelband, containing Marci's four most important books. I. First edition of the author's very rare first book; Marci (1595-1667), professor of medicine at Prague University has been called the "Bohemian Galileo." Needham, in his History of Embryology, describes Marci's theories regarding embryology in the present book as a "development of extraordinary interest" (p. 80). "His Idearum Operatricium Idea, published in 1635, was a mixture of purely scientific contributions to optics, and speculative theories about embryology. Thus he explained the production of manifold complexity from the seed in generation by an analogy with lenses, which will produce complicated beams from a simple light-source. The formative force radiates from the geometrical centre of the foetal body, creating complexity but losing nothing of its own power... "Marcus Marci thus links together the following trends of thought: (1) the old Aristotelian theory of seed and blood, (2) the new rationalistic mathematical attitude to generation as e.g. in Gassendi and Descartes, (3) the new experimental approach, in his contributions to optics, (4) the cabbalistic mysticism of light as the fountain and origin of things. Finally (5) by his brilliant guess of centres of radiant energy, he anticipates much of modern embryology (field theories, fate of part as function of positions, etc.). Pagel and Baumann give an elaborate discussion of his opinions."-Needham, pp. 80-81. As stated above this copy lacks the second leaf of the table of contents. This was usually excised by the printer or binder as the contents listed on this leaf were not printed in the present book due to a change of plans. II. First edition, and very rare, of the best known and most important book of Marci. The present book contains "his theory of the collision of bodies (particularly elastic bodies) and gave an account of the experiments whereby he reached it. Although these experiments are described precisely, Marci was unable to formulate general quantitative laws from them, since his results were not drawn from exact measurements of either of the sizes and weights of the spheres that he employed or of the direction and velocity of their motion. Rather, he was content with simple comparisons of the properties that he investigated, characterizing them as being 'smaller,' 'bigger,' or 'the same' as each other...despite these shortcomings, his observations and conclusions are generally right. He was able to distinguish different qualities of spheres and to state the concepts of solid bodies and of quantity of motion."-D.S.B., IX., p. 97. The delightfully engraved title-page illustrates many of the experiments described in the book: weights being dropped from a high tower, a cannon being fired, careening balls on a billiard table, sparks flying off a grinding wheel (centrifugal force), a man swinging from two ropes (pendulum motion), and a man batting a ball against a wall. Marci "was the first to make substantial progress with the difficult problem of impact, a problem that Galileo touched on without success and that Descartes completely muffed."-E.C. Watson in American Journal of Physics, Vol. 16 (1948), pp. 246-47. III. First edition of what I believe to be the rarest of all the books by Marci. The present book, concerned with the theory of collisions, is a continuation and elaboration of his 1639 publication De Proportione Motus seu Regula Sphygmica. In this work, Marci responds to criticisms made of his 1639 book [see item II] and presents new theories concerning the geometrical form of bodies in movement, the properties of free fall, the duration of the oscillation of a pendulum and its length, etc. There are a number of references to Galileo. Lacking the fourth preliminary leaf (with engraved portrait of the author on verso). IV. First edition of a very rare book. "Marci also carried out research in optics, setting down most of his results in Thaumantias...(1648). In his optical experiments, designed to explain the phenomenon of the rainbow, Marci placed himself in the line of such Bohemian and Moravian investigators as Kepler, Christophe Scheiner, Baltasar Konrad, and Melchior Hanel. In his experiments on the decomposition of white light, for which he employed prisms, Marci described the spectral colors and recorded that each color corresponded to a specific refraction angle. He also stated that the color of a ray is constant when it is again refracted throughout another prism...He did not mention the reconstitution of the spectrum into white light (a result that is first to be found in the work of Newton), although he did study the 'mixture' of colored rays. He also made inconclusive experiments on light phenomena on thin films."-D.S.B., IX, p. 97. Lacks the portrait of Marci. Minor browning but a very fine sammelband; it is hard to imagine a more pleasing object. Bookplate of Wolfgang Engelbert, Graf von Auersperg. Ex Bibliotheca Mechanica. ❧ D.S.B., IX, pp. 96-98. Roberts & Trent, Bibliotheca Mechanica, pp. 214-15. IV. Boyer, The Rainbow, pp. 219-(& see pp. 219-25 for a long discussion of this book)-"Of considerable significance for the attempt to explain color quantitatively." .

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        C. Plinii Secundi Historiae Naturalis Libri XXXVII

      ex Officina Elzeviriana, Lugduni Batavorum 1635 - Splendide legature coeve in marocchino rosso con nervi, ricchissimi fregi e titolo in oro su tassello nero al ds. Piatti incorniciati da duplici fili oro, dentelle decorate, tagli oro. Carte di guardia marmorizzate con disegno a pettine. Insignificanti abrasioni ai piatti di due voll., piccoli tagli alle cerniere e lievi aloni sulle ultime carte del terzo vol., ma nel complesso ottimo esemplare. Ex libris Biblioteca Wardington . Willems, n. 428: Cette édition de Pline, la seule que les Elzevier aient publiée, a été revue par Jean de Laet. Elle passe à bon droit pour un de leurs chefs-d oeuvre. Les exemplaires bien conservés se trouvent difficilement . 12mo (cm. 11), 3 Voll., 6 cc.nn. (compreso frontis. interamente inciso su rame), 654 pp., 9 cc.nn.; 631(16) pp.; 582 pp., 9 cc.nn.

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        Varieties: Or A Surveigh of Rare and Excellent Matters, necessary and delectable for all sorts of persons,

      - Wherein the principall Heads of diverse Sciences are illustrated, rare secrets of Naturall things unfoulded, &c Digested into five Bookes, whose severall Chapters with their Contents are to be seene in the table after the epistle dedicatory [complete in five books], PHOTOGRAPHS SENT ON REQUEST, quarto, [52pp]; 47pp; [5pp]; 49-93pp; [7pp]; 97-123pp; [1p]; 126pp; 126-178pp; [2pp]; 181- 190pp; [6pp]; 177-208pp; 217-256pp; [4pp]; 105pp; [1p]. Complete with signature leaf A1 before title [often missing] and with the dedication of the Fifth Book to Thomas, Lord Denning [not found in all copies], AA1 in both uncancelled and cancelled state, with woodcut ornaments and decorations, early 19thC half calf, marbled boards, a fine copy, from the library of the Marquis of Downshire, Hillsbrough Castle, County Down, with his gilt crest at head of spine, hinges professionally repaired, London, Richard Badger for Thomas Alchorn, 1635. STC 19781. A famous book of secrets with American interest. The first book contains "a discourse and discoverie of some of the rarest and most profitable secrets of naturall things, whether in heaven, aire, sea, or earth". The second book on astronomy; comets, meteors, and "falling stars". The third book on military theory "armies and battels", "combats and duels". The fourth book on "curiosities", includes a 5 page section "Of Christopher Columbus his practical curiosity in his discovery of the new World or America". The fifth book includes numerology; alchemy, with an essay titled "Salamandra, or a short treatise in the Philosophers Stone". (Duveen p.466; Ferguson, Bibliographical notes on histories of inventions and books of secrets, I, 4, pp.19-20: "it is almost the only collection of secrets by a Scotchman that I have encountered.")

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        Epicteto, y Phocilides en español con consonantes. Con el orígen de los Estoicos, y su defensa contra Plutarco, y la defensa de Epicuro, contra la comun opinión. A costa de Pedro Coello Mercader de libros. [En el folio 1 de la segunda parte figura el título de la segunda obra: Nombre, origen, intento, recomendacion y descendencia de la Doctrina Estoica, defiendese Epicuro de las Calumnias vulgares.]

      Por Maria de Quiñones,, [En el colofón: Madrid: 1635 - 8 hojas, 88 + 47 folios (las 4 primeras hojas paginadas 1 a 8, después sigue con foliación). [*8, Retrato, A-L8, A4, B-E8, F7] Magnífica encuadernación moderna en plena piel marroquin azul de grano liso con filetes y ruedas doradas en cantos y contracantos. Cortes dorados. Firmada Brugalla 1948. Muy buen ejemplar, únicamente alguna hoja corta del margen superior habilmente restaurada la mínima pérdida del titulillo y en F1 de la segunda parte una mínima restauración al pié afectando apenas 3 letras. Palau 80177. El neoestoicismo español del siglo xvii tiene como representante más eminente al escritor y poeta Francisco de Quevedo. Su adhesión a la filosofía estoica nos remite a tres fuentes principales: La primera de ellas es la obra de Sánchez de las Brozas, que Quevedo encomió y de la que se sirvió para su propia traducción en verso del Enchiridion de Epicteto. En segundo lugar, se sabe que Quevedo bebió también del neoestoicismo de Lipsio, con quien además mantuvo una asidua correspondencia durante los últimos años de vida del maestro holandés. Por último, habría que citar la influencia que ejerció sobre Quevedo la literatura oratoria que empezó a proliferar desde las últimas décadas del siglo xvi y que en sus prédicas hacía uso constante de tópicos estoicos extraídos fundamentalmente de las obras de Séneca. Aparte de sus traducciones versificadas de Epícteto y del Pseudo-Folcílides, fueron varias las obras morales que publicó Quevedo y que han llevado a catalogarlo como autor neoestoico.En el prólogo a su traducción reconoce el autor que para llevarla a efecto tuvo ante sus ojos "el original griego, la versión latina, la francesa, la italiana que acompañó el Manual con el comentario de Simplicio", la de Sánchez de las Brozas y la del Maestro Gonzalo Correas. De todas ellas el "Lipsio de España" -como le llamara Lope en el Laurel de Apolo- prefiere la del brocense, que califica de "docta y suave, y rigurosa en lo importante, no en lo impertinente". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Schola cordis, sive, Aversi à Deo cordis ad eumdem reductio, et instructio

      Antwerp: Apud Ioannem Meursium et Hieronimum Verdussium, 1635 - Van Haeften (1588-1648) was a Bendictine writer and provost of the Monastery of Afflighem, Belgium (EMBLEM BOOK) Second edition (first printed 1629). 8vo. Engraved title- page, 55 full-page emblematic engravings by Boetius van Bolswert, decorative initials. [30], 631, [25]. Lacking first leaf *1 (printed title). Contemporary vellum, ms title on spine. Vellum a bit soiled, first gathering darkened, otherwise very good. Institutional bookplate. Landwehr, Dutch Emblem Books 77b

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        Comitatus Glatz

      Amsterdam ca. 1635. Karte zeigt die Umgebung von Glatz in Schlesien, altkoloriert, Kupferstich, 38 x 45,5. Zustand: Falz etwas restauriert

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        Wallachia Servia, Bulgaria, Romania

      Amsterdam ca. 1635. Karte zeigt gesamt Rumänien, altkoloriert, Kupferstich, 34,5 x 46,5. Zustand: Perfekt, dem Alter entsprechend

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        Le chancre ou Couvre-sein feminin.

      Douay Gerard Patte 1635 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo. pp. 181 [iii]. Roman and Italic letter, woodcut initials. Faded contemp ex libris on t.p. Age browning, otherwise a good, clean copy in modern boards, all edges marbled. FIRST AND ONLY EARLY EDITION of a work on the immorality of female nudity, split into two parts focusing on the nudity of the neck, breasts, and nipples, and the use of a veil to cover the head, by Jean Polman, Canon of Theology at Cambrai. Polman is blunt: from the very first sentence he claims that cancer in women is most likely to be breast cancer, caused by exposing the breasts to the air. In 8 sections he rages against nudity, beginning with the discussion of its unnaturalness (citing very selectively from Genesis), listing authors pagan and Christian alike who deplore nudity (and condemning those who do not), and arguing that depictions of “du sein et des tetins” (a phrase repeated almost to poetic proportions) are always paired with mortal sin, scandal, and death. “With aid of repeated puns on the word for cancer (chancre) and the cut-out of a dress-neck (echancrure), he equates the horrible.cancer of the flesh with.the cancer of fashionable nudity” (Kunzle, Fashion and Fetishism, 81). Working his way from the bosom to the head, Polman separates part two, clothe-like, into four "folds" of argument, which repeat the strategy of the previous tract: appealing to nature, scripture, Church Fathers, and finally pagans. The core of the argument is drawn from the discussion of veils from 1 Corinthians II (“every woman that prayeth or prophesieth with her head uncovered, dishonoreth her head”).

The work is a reaction to the controversy between “women of the world” who in 1654 were given the name Les Précieuses (the Precious ones), “because it was said they attached value to many things that had none”. Among their interests, holding literary salons, writing novels and poetry, contributing to science and poilitics, was the fashion of low-cut dresses whose necklines sometimes plunged as low as the navel. Gay tells us this resulted in an ongoing battle between them and local clergy in Flanders, and Polman himself reports that in 1635 the Archbishop of Arras sent a directive prohibiting their dress to bishops of his diocese. “Historically the Précieuses represented a form of feminism. In the wake of the Fronde they felt the need and the duty to react against a state of affairs and a state of mind that threatened the tenuous conquests made by their predecessors. The social and sexual subjugation of women was the first item of concern. Thus Mlle de Scudéry: ‘One marries in order to hate. Hence a true lover must never speak of marriage, because to be a lover is to want to be loved, and to be a husband is to want to be hated’” (Davis et. al., A History of Women in the West III p. 405-6). They were “much ridiculed but ultimately influential”, and the fashion itself somewhat pervades French popular culture in depictions of Marianne, the national symbol of France. An enthusiastic polemic on a very specific subject, thoroughly researched by an impassioned author whose only other claim to fame, the Breviarium theologicum (1650), was placed on the Index of Prohibited Books, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Taurica Chersonesus Hodie Przecopsca et Gazara dicitur

      Amsterdam ca. 1635. Karte zeigt die Ukariane mit der Insel Krim, altkoloriert, Kupferstich, 38 x 49,5. Zustand: Perfekt, dem Alter entsprechend

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        Variae Resolutiones Iuris Caesarei, Pontificii, & Municipalis.

      1635 - With a Notable Collection of Catalonian Decisions Cancer, Jaime [1520-1592]. Myr, D., Editor. Variae Resolutiones Iuris Caesarei, Pontificii, & Municipalis Principatus Cathaloniae, Hac Ultima Editione ab Ipso Auctore, Antequam e Vita Emigraret, Diligentissime Recognitae, & Altero Fere Tanto Auctiores Factae. Cum Summarijs, Hactenus Maxime Desideratis, & Indice Rerum Verborumque Locupletissimo. Cura & Desiderio D.D. Myr, Regiae Audientiae Doctoris Eximii, Auctoris Generi, in Lucem Emissae. Tournon: Sumptibus Laurentii Durand, 1635 (Parts 1 and 2); Lyons: Sumptibus Laurentii Arnaud, 1643 (Part 3). Three parts in two volumes, each with title page and individual pagination. [xvi], 435, [1]; [iv], 261 [i.e. 259], [85]; [viii], 440, [75] pp. A preliminary leaf in part 2 (*2) misbound after p. 12. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (13-3/4" x 9"). Contemporary calf, gilt rules enclosing central gilt panels with corner fleurons to boards, gilt spines with raised bands, marbled pastedowns, all edges gilt. Moderate rubbing to extremities, some wear and chipping to spine ends, corners bumped and somewhat worn, light rubbing and faint stains to boards. Title pages, each with large printer device, printed in red and black, large copperplate coat of arms at head of dedication, woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, occasional faint dampspotting and dampstaining, internally clean. Ex-library. Bookplates to front pastedowns, small inkstamps to preliminaries. * Later edition. As the title states, this is an annotated collection of notable court decisions from the canon-law courts, the Holy Roman Empire and Catalonia. Several annotations compare the three systems. It was originally published in 1594-1608 as Variarum Resolutionum Iuris Caesarei, Pontificii, et Municipalis Principatus Cathaloniae. It went through several editions and issues, the last one in 1760. Complete copies of any edition are uncommon. Palau, Manual del Librero Hispano-Americano 41844. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opera Omnia extant, ex Optimis editionibus accurate recognita.

      Lugduni Batavorum Ex Officina Elseviriana 1635 - 12mo, 127 x 74 mms., pp. 342 [343 - 350 chronology, 351 adverts, 352 blank], engraved vignette on title-page, contemporary vellum; corner cut from upper margin of front free end-paper, but a very good copy, with the Lavington bookplate on the front paste-down end-paper and the later Wilberforce Library, Backsettown Library on the recto of the front free end-paper. The early Christian writer Sulpicius Severus was influenced by Saint Martin, Bishop of Tours, whose biography he wrote and which is included in this volume, along with his works on sacred history, dialogues, and letters; the dialogues compare Bishop Martin's "miracles" with those of Egyptian Hermits. Willems 430. C. Stancliffe: St. Martin and his Hagiographer. History and Miracle in Sulpicius Severus (1983). R. M. Price: The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, ed. J. Howard-Johnston and P. A. Hayward (1983).

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        Titelblatt + 11 Radierung (Verehrer / Bettler / Muiskant / Edelmann I / Bettler II / Frauen / Edelmann II / Knecht mit Schaufel / Fechten / Bienenschwarm und Wanderer / Bauer mit Esel) unter 2 Passepartouts montiert.

      . Radierungen von Israel Henriet nach Jacques Callot, 1635, je etwa 5,5x7,5 cm (Das Fechten-Blatt etwas fleckig).

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        THE PLEASURES OF PRINCES, OR, GOOD MEN'S RECREATIONS. Contayning, a Discourse of the generall art of Fishing, with the Angle, or otherwise: and of all the hidden secrets belonging thereunto

      London, printed by John Norton, for William Sheares, and are to be found at the Harrow in the new Exchange, and neere Yorke0house in the Strand, 1635.. Together vvith the Choyce, Ordring, Breeding, and Dyeting of the Fighting Cocke. Being a worke never in that nature handled by any former Author. SECOND EDITION 1635, separate publication of the appendix of Book II of The English Husbandman of which Books I and II first appeared in 1613-1614 and were republished together in 1635. In those editions our work had its own title page, register and pagination. Small 4to, approximately 185 x 135 mm, 7¼ x 5½ inches, pages: (2), 1-54, a few decorated or historiated initials and 2 woodcut headpieces, rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full rust brown morocco, raised bands to spine finishing on the sides with a blind trefoil, gilt title to spine, all edges gilt, triple gilt rule to inner dentelles, marbled endpapers. A touch of rubbing to head of spine and upper corners, a few minor stains to upper cover, 1 very small light stain on text on page 49, no loss of legibility, otherwise a very good clean tight copy. The section on Angling occupies the first 40 pages, that on cock fighting the final 14 pages. Poynter, A Bibliography of Gervase Markham 21-22 and 116-122; Westwood & Satchell, Bibliotheca Piscatoria, page 144. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Ducatus Holsatiæ Nova Tabula.

      Engraved map of Holstein, i.e. the Northern part of present Germany. Amsterdam c. 1635. 51x38 cm. Paper size: 56x43,5 cm. No text on verso. Uncoloured, some town names underlined in (old) green. 2 compass roses. 2 small maps in the top right and top left. * Very decorative map of the area between Flensburg and Hamburg, including Lübeck, Neumünster und Rendsburg. Until 1864, Holstein and Schleswig were parts of the Danish realm, though no Danish king ever became thr master of neither Hamburg nor Lübeck.. 14080808

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        Hungariae Regnum

      Amsterdam ca. 1635. Karte zeigt gesamt Ungarn, altkoloriert, Kupferstich, 42 x 50. Zustand: Perfekt, dem Alter entsprechend

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        Kst.- Karte, b. Janssonius, "Il Bellvnese con il Feltrino".

      . 1635, 1438 x 49. Van der Krogt, Atlantes Neerlandici, I ( 1,231, 12 ). - Zeigt die zu Venetien gehörigen Regionen Belluno und Feltre.

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        C. Iulii Caesaris quae extant, ex emendatione Ios

      First Edition of a Rare Elzevier MasterpieceELZEVIER. C. Iulii Caesaris quae extant, ex emendatione Ios. Lugduni Batavorum: Ex Officina Elseviriana, 1635.Twelvemo. With three folding maps, engraved title-page, five full-page woodcuts.Early nineteenth century red straight grained morocco, lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, edges gauffred. Modern inscription on endpaper. Syston Park bookplate. Early nineteenth-century red straight grained morocco, lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, edges gauffred. Modern inscription on endpaper. Syston Park Bookplate.One of the greatest works produced by the Elzeviers. It is described by some as a work that ranks above the Pliny of the same date, the Virgil of the following year and De Imitatione Christii (without date). Willems gives it the highest praise. Ebert calls it "One of the neatest and rarest Elzevier editions, and greatly sought after." Graesse and Brunet give it considerable attention. The first edition may be recognized as having the buffalo's head above the dedication, and pages 149, 335 and 475 misnumbered as 153, 345 and 375.Brunet I: 1455; Ebert 3273; Graesse II: 7; Rahir 409; Willems 420.HBS 66984.$1,000

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        Westphalia Ducatus. Altkolor. Kupferstich v. W. Blaeu. Amsterdam, 1635. 38,1 x 49,2 cm.

      1635. . Zeigt das Gebiet zwischen Lippe, Limburg, Olpe und Waldeck. Mit Titelkartusche, Meilenzeiger und 6 kolorierten Wappen in der Karte.

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        The Arabian antiquities of Spain. London, Cadell & Davies [letterpress printed by William Bulmer?], 1 June 1815 [=1812-1816]. Double Elephant folio (67.5×50 cm). With engraved title-page, engraved headpiece to the introduction (dated 28 April 1812), engraved section title and 97 numbered plates, plus an additional plate 8 with the same number but with a different engraving (included in the table of the plates) and 4 other additional plates not in the table of the plates (79, 80, 86a & 86b). Contemporary red half morocco, gilt edges.

      BAL 2220; Palau 186308; Lowndes III, p. 1635; Sinclair, Bibliography of art and architecture in the Islamic world 10707. First edition of an impressive work on the art and architecture of Moorish Spain, published in instalments from 1813 to 1816. It contains a total of 102 striking plates, including the four additional plates usually found only in Bohn's reissue published ca. 1830. The plates are preceded by a short introduction, a table of the plates and descriptions of each of the plates. The first 9 (8 numbered) plates show the Mosque at Córdoba, followed by a view of the bridge of Córdoba, while the rest of the work is devoted to the extraordinary complex of the Alhambra. It contains scenic views as well as architectural views, several plans and details of the ornaments, inscriptions and other decorations.It was completed posthumously from the drawings of the Irish architect James Cavanah Murphy (1760-1814), who visited the Alhambra and the Mosque at Córdoba in 1802. Some of the plates were based on engravings from Antigüedades árabes de España, published in 1780, although Murphy has clearly seen and redrawn their subjects.The work is foxed throughout but all plates are printed with very clear impressions. The spine is slightly faded. Good copy of a work with beautiful plates.

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        Historia naturae, maxime peregrinae, libris XVI In quibus rarissima naturae arcana, etiam astronomica, & ignota Indiarum animalia, quadrupedes, aves, pisces, reptilia, insecta, zoophyta, plantae, metalla, lapides, & alia mineralia, fluviorumque & elementorum conditiones, etiam cum proprietatibus medicinalibus, describuntur.

      Balthazar Moretus 1635 In quibus rarissima naturae arcana, etiam astronomica, & ignota Indiarum animalia, quadrupedes, aves, pisces, reptilia, insecta, zoophyta, plantae, metalla, lapides, & alia mineralia, fluviorumque & elementorum conditiones, etiam cum proprietatibus medicinalibus, describuntur. Ioannis, Eusebii Nierembergii. Antverpiae, ex Officina Plantiniana Balthazar Moretus, 1635. In - folio, (35,4 x 22,0 centimetri), pergamena coeva. [8], 502, [104] pp. 1 f. bianco. Insegna tipografica nel front. ed in fine, con numerose illustrazioni di animali e piante incise in legno. Edizione originale. > (Sabin, 55268). Esemplare ben conservato, malgrado le usuali ombreggiature dovute alla qualità della carta. L' autore (1595 - 1658) fu un illustre gesuita spagnolo, professore di storia naturale a Madrid. Sommervogel, V, 1736. Nissen, Zool. Buchillustration, 2974. Colmeiro, La botanica Hispano - Lusitana, 263 bis.

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