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        Rhenus Fluviorum Europae Celeberrimus cum Mosa, Mosella, et reliquis in illum se exonerantibus, fluminibus. Altkolor. Kupferstich v. W. Blaeu. Amsterdam, 1635. 41,7 x 96,3 cm.

      Große, gewestete Karte des Rheins von der Mündung bis zum Bodensee. Von zwei Platten gedruckt. Mit prächtiger allegorischer Titelkartusche, Dedikationskartusche sowie großer Wappenkartusche links oben mit 10 von Putten gehaltenen Wappen derjenigen Gebiete, durch die der Rhein fließt und einem Meilenzeiger.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schramm]
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        Alsatia Landgraviatus, cum Suntgoia et Brisgoia. Altkolor. Kupferstich v. W. Blaeu nach G. Mercator. Amsterdam, 1635. 39,9 x 82 cm.

      Die schöne, geostete Karte zeigt das Elsaß mit dem Rhein in der unteren Bildhälfte. Mit leuchtend kolorierter Kartusche und 2 Meilenzeigern.- Im breiten weißen Fußsteg rechts amgerändert.

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        Poems, By J. D. With elegies on the authors death

      London: by M. F. for John Marriot, and are to be sold at his shop,, 1635. Small octavo (136 × 90 mm). 19th-century calf, red morocco spine label, date in gilt at foot, sides blind-panelled with fleur-de-lys design, bevelled edges, marbled endpapers, red edges; ownership inscription of C. H. Firth, i.e. the English historian Sir Charles Harding Firth (1857–1936), specialist in English history during the time of the English Civil War and the Commonwealth, to front blank (binding a little worn at board edges). Housed in a brown cloth flat back box. Frontispiece portrait of Donne at the age of 18 engraved by Marshall (minor paper reinforcement to blank fore-margin). Small paper restoration to lower outer corner of title, text not affected; small amount of worm at foot from B2 to E1, with loss of a few signatures but only occasionally touching text; a little tightly bound but a good copy. Second edition, with the addition of 17 original poems by Donne not included in the first edition of 1633.

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        Comoediae sex.

      Terentius Afer, Publius. Comoediae sex. [48], 304, [6] pages, including engraved title by Cornelius Claude Dusend. 12mo, contemporary French citron morocco lavishly gilt-tooled to center-and-corner design of pointille volutes and small ornamental tools around blank center oval on covers, vertical ornamental rolls on flat spine, joints slightly rubbed. Amsterdam: Officiana Elzeveriana, 1635 Second of 5 editions with this imprint, date, and pagination described under willems 433, Provenance: Howard Granville Hanrott (19th Century initialed catalogue note and armorial bookplate); George G. Tillotson (sale, Anderson Auction Company, 1 February 1910, lot 53 sale marked $11.00). Sold Swan Galleries Sale 2041 lot 175, $360.00. No copies found.Publius Terentius Afer (195/185?159 BC), better known as Terence, was a playwright of the Roman Republic. His comedies were performed for the first time around 170?160 BC, and he died young probably in Greece or on his way back to Rome. Terentius Lucanus, a Roman senator, brought Terence to Rome as a slave, educated him and later on, impressed by his abilities, freed him. All of the six plays Terence wrote have survived. One famous quotation by Terence reads: "Homo sum, humani nil a me alienum puto", or "I am a man, I consider nothing that is human alien to me." This appeared in his play Heauton. Terence's date of birth is disputed; Aelius Donatus, in his incomplete Commentum Terenti, considers the year 185 BC to be the year Terentius was born; Fenestella, on the other hand, states that he was born ten years earlier, in 195 BC.He may have been born in or near Carthage or in Greek Italy to a woman taken to Carthage as a slave. Terence's ethnonym Afer suggests he lived in the territory of the Libyan tribe called by the Romans Afri near Carthage prior to being brought to Rome as a slave. This inference is based on the fact that the term was used in two different ways during the republican era: during Terence's lifetime, it was used to refer to anyone from the land of the Afri (Africa, meaning Northern Tunisia including Carthage); later, after the destruction of Carthage in 146, it was used to refer to non-Carthaginian Berbero-Libyans, with the term Punicus reserved for the Carthaginians. It is therefore possible that Terence was of Libyan descent, considered ancestors to the modern-day Berber peoples. In any case, he was sold to Terentius Lucanus, a Roman senator, who educated him and later on, impressed by Terence's abilities, freed him. Terence then took the nomen Terentius, which is the origin of the present form. When he was 25, Terence left Rome and he never returned, after having exhibited the six comedies which are still in existence. Some ancient writers tend to say that he died at sea. Like Plautus, Terence adapted Greek plays from the late phases of Attic comedy. He was more than a translator, as modern discoveries of ancient Greek plays have confirmed. However, Terence's plays use a convincingly 'Greek' setting rather than Romanizing the characters and situations. Terence worked hard to write natural conversational Latin, and most students who persevere long enough to be able to read him in the vernacular find his style particularly pleasant and direct. Aelius Donatus, Jerome's teacher, is the earliest surviving commentator on Terence's work. Terence's popularity throughout the Middle Ages and the Renaissance is attested to by the numerous manuscripts containing part or all of his plays; the scholar Claudia Villa has estimated that 650 manuscripts containing Terence's work date from after 800 AD. The mediaeval playwright Hroswitha of Gandersheim claims to have written her plays so that learned men had a Christian alternative to reading the pagan plays of Terence, while the reformer Martin Luther not only quoted Terence frequently to tap into his insights into all things human but also recommended his comedies for the instruction of children in school.Terence's six plays are:* Adelphoe (The Brothers)* Andria (The Girl from Andros)* Eunuchus; Restoration poet and playwright Sir Charles Sedley modelled his comedy Bellamira: or, The Mistress (1687) partly on this play.* Heauton Timorumenos (The Self-Tormentor)* Hecyra (The Mother-in-Law)* PhormioThe first printed edition of Terence appeared in Strasbourg in 1470, while the first certain post-antiquity performance of one of Terence's plays, Andria, took place in Florence in 1476. There is evidence, however, that Terence was performed much earlier. The short dialogue Terentius et delusor was probably written to be performed as an introduction to a Terentian performance in the ninth century (possibly earlier). A phrase by his musical collaborator Flaccus for Terence's comedy Hecyra is all that remains of the entire body of ancient Roman music. This has recently been shown to be unauthentic.

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        LARGE 1635 HANDCOLOURED ENGRAVED MAP OF SICILY -- WITH STATO DELLA CHIESA CON LA TOSCANA [Vlbc]

      Amsterdam: Guiljelmum Blaeu. Near Fine with no dust jacket. c1635. Paperback. Italy; Tuscany; Sicily; Color Illustrations; 450 x 564 mm; 2 double paged copper engraved maps in separate frames, viewable from front or back. Blaeu, Willem Sicilia Regnum; [published by] Apud Guiljelmum Blaeu [Amsterdam: c.1635-40]. Handcoloured engraved map of Sicily (very lightly browned, colour somewhat later) 450 x 564 mm. [18"x 22"], -- with Stato della Chiesa con la Toscana (minor light staining in places). Maps are of the kingdom of Sicily and the State of Tuscany. Both are framed and double glazed. Blaue was a student of the famous astronomer Tycho Brahe. Wllem published his first Atlas, ATLANTIS APPENDIX in 1630, followed by ATLAS NOVUS in 1635. .

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        Wahrhaffte Verzeichnus des Prättigöws, der Herschafft Meyenfeldt, gelegenheit umb Chur vnd Angräntzenden Landschafften, Sampt den Treffe so die Pündtner mit Ihren Feinden gethan, Im Jahr 1622

      Kupferstich-Karte nach Hans Conrad Geiger (Gyger) aus Merian, Theatrum Europaeum 1635. 27.8x35.5 cm. - Tooley 2 Bd. 2 S. 236 - Karte des Gebietes des Prättigau mit Liechtenstein und Rätikon zwischen Vaduz, Klostertal mit Bludenz, Montafontal, Zuos / Inn, Rhäzuns und Walenstadt. Darstellung aus der Vogelperspektive mit den Bergen im Profil und den Orten u.a. Chur, Davos, Klosters, Triesen, Wartau, Balzers mit Gutenberg und Mals, Sargans, Bad Ragaz, Flums, Maienfeld als kleine Ansichten. Im Tal der Landquart kleine Schlachtendarstellung.

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        De Hertochdommen Gulick Cleve Berghe en de Graefschappen vander Marck En Ravensbergh. ... a' 1610

      Altkolorierte Kupferstich-Karte von Hessel Gerritsz bei W. Blaeu 1635. 42.5x54 cm. - Koeman 1 Bl 12, 130 - Geschichte in Karten Abb. 9 - Hostert 12 - Dekorative Karte der Herzogtümer Jülich, Kleve und Berg in Westorientierung. Unten rechts eingesetzt Sonderkarte der Gebiete Lippe und Ravensberg begrenzt durch Münster, Osnabrück, Minden und Paderborn (20 x 19 cm). Oben in den Ecken zwei Medaillon-Porträts von Kaiser Rudolf II. und Kurfürst Ernst von Brandenburg. Exemplar mit verso französischem Text der erstmals 1630 bei Blaeu (auf der Karte noch als Willem Ians z. bezeichnet) erschienenen Karte der niederrheinischen Territorien. Seitlich mit etwas Verlust des Plattenrandes weißer Papierrand neu angesetzt.

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        New Englands Prospect. A true lively, and experimentall description of that part of America, commonly called New England: discovering the state of that Countrie, both as it stands to our new-come English Planters; and to the old Native Inhabitants. Laying downe that which may both enrich the knowledge of the mind-travelling Reader, or benefit the future Voyager

      London: Printed by Tho. Cotes for Iohn Bellamie, 1635. Small quarto. (7 1/16 x 5 1/2 inches). 1 folding woodcut and letterpress map. (Map close shaved to margins with two old neat repairs to verso, upper margins shaved touching headlines and occasional page number, neatly repaired wormtrack through outer blank margins of title and text leaves to C4). Twentieth century crimson morocco gilt bound for Myers & Co. of London, spine in three compartments with raised bands, lettered in gilt in the second compartment, gilt turn-ins. Black morocco backed slipcase. The rare second edition of Wood's 'New England's Prospect', with the very rare map: one of the classic works on early New England, important for descriptions of the land, natives, and of course its handsome map. The first edition of this remarkably accurate work was published in 1634. According to Vail it includes the earliest topographical description of the Massachusetts colony. It is also the first detailed account of the animals and plants of New England, as well as the Indian tribes of the region. Of particular note is a chapter describing the customs and work of Indian women. Part One is divided into twelve chapters and is devoted to the climate, landscape, and early settlements, and describes in some detail the native trees, plants, fish game and mineral ores, as well as including advice to those thinking of crossing the Atlantic. The early settlements described include: Boston, Medford, Marblehead, Dorchester, Roxbury, Medford, Watertown, New and Old Plymouth. These chapters also include four charming verses which are essentially a series of lists naming the native trees (20 lines, starting 'Trees both in hills and plaines, in plenty be, /The long liv'd Oake, and mournfull Cyprus tree/ ... '), the animals (12 lines, starting 'The kingly Lyon, and the strong arm'd Beare, / The large lim'd Mooses, with the tripping Deare, / ...'), the birds (28 lines, starting 'The Princely Eagle, and the soaring Hawke, / Whom in their unknowne wayes there's none can chawke: / The Humberd for some Queenes rich Cage more fit, / Than in the vacant Wildernesse to sit, / ... '), and the inhabitants of the seas and rivers (28 lines, starting 'The king of waters, the Sea shouldering Whale, / ... '). The chapter on the birds also includes what are clearly eye-witness descriptions of a number of birds including the Humming-Bird and the Passenger Pigeon. Part Two is devoted to the native inhabitants, and is divided into twenty chapters. The tribes described are the 'Mohawks', 'Connectecuts,' 'Pequants and Narragansetts.' Again Wood goes into some detail describing the clothing, sports, wars, games, methods of hunting and fishing, their arts, and ending with their language: the work ends with a five-page vocabulary of Indian words, one of the earliest published for New England. The map, which is often lacking, is here in a crisp, clean example. It is one of the most important early New England maps. It shows most of the New England coast north of Narragansett Bay. Philip Burden praises the map: `Although simply made, this map is of greater accuracy than any before it. Covering the area from the Pascataque River, in present day New Hampshire, to Narragansett Bay, it is, however, the Massachusetts Bay area that is shown with the most detail ...Wood's map was not improved upon until the John Foster map in 1677.' `Little is known of the author. The dedication to Sir William Armine, Bart., of Lincolnshire, may indicate that Wood was also from there. He was resident in New England, perhaps primarily in Lynn, from 1629 to 1633, when he returned to London to publish his book. He may have returned to New England afterward. The General Court of Massachusetts Bay voted thanks to him on the appearance of New England's Prospect. The exceptional charm and vivacity of Wood's writing, including flights of verse, is widely acknowledged.' (Siebert Sale). Burden 239 (map, state 2); Church 433; European Americana 635/134; JCB (3)II:258; Pilling Algonquin p.535; Pilling Proof-Sheets 4199; Sabin 105075; Siebert Sale 96; STC 25958; Vail 89

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        Systema cosmicum ... in quo quatuor dialogis, de duobus maximis mundi systematibus, Ptolemaico et Copernicano

      Strasbourg: D. Hauttius for the Elzevirs, 1635 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (193x152 mm), [xvi], 495, [xxv] pp. Engraved frontispiece, full-page engraved portrait by Jacob van der Heyden, woodcut diagrams. Final leaf of errata. Engraved title with paper repair to right margin (not touching text), pages browned throughout as usual, 6 leaves with marginal unobtrusive repairs, Dd3 with small marginal hole, annotations in old hand and few unobtrusive text underlining in faded ink. 17th-century vellum (repairs to spine and corners, lower cover with small stains). Provenance: old stamp to title, Lewis Einstein (booklabel to back of title page). A nice copy, collated complete. --- Honeyman IV 1409; Horblit 18c, Dibner 8; Carli-Favaro 32 (148); Caspar 11 (88); Cinti 196 (96); Riccardi I 512. - First Latin and first international edition of Galileo's enormously influential Dialogo demonstrating the validity of the Copernican heliocentric theory over the Ptolemaic theory of the solar system. It was the only major work of Galileo published outside Italy during his lifetime and made a huge impact outside professional scientific circles. If ordinary educated non-Italians read no other Galileo, they read this edition of this text. This edition also influenced generations of scientists outside Italy, among them Mersenne and Gassendi in France, Kepler in Germany and Wilkins and Wallis in England. Galileo's Dialogo is the summation of his ideas, presented in a didactic dialogue. It is a philosophical debate that takes place over four days between three speakers, Salviati (ie. Galileo), Sagredo and Simplicio (both Simplicius the commentator on Aristotle, and 'simplicio' ie. simple or naïve). Salivati puts forward the case for the heliocentric Copernican system and Simplicio puts forward the Aristotelian view. Sagrado, a Venetian nobleman, is the layman who is willing to learn from the other two (but who always agrees with Salivati in the end). The first day is concerned with the principles of motion, which in the second day is extended to include the earth's motion on a daily basis and the principle of relativity in observed motion. The third day treats of the sun's annual motion around the earth, which contains some pro-Copernican arguments, and the fourth gives us Galileo's idea that the ebb and flow of tides is due to the motion of the earth. The text closes with the editio princeps of Kepler's 'Perioche' and a long letter of Foscarini on the opinions of Pittagorichi and Copernicus.' The Dialogue has been described as "the story of the mind of Galileo." The book reveals Galileo as physicist and astronomer, sophisticate and sophist, polemicist and polished writer. Unlike the works of Copernicus and Kepler, the 'Dialogue' was a book for the educated public not just specialists, hence this edition's huge importance. In 1616 the Vatican declared the theories of Copernicus to be "foolish and absurd" and "formally heretical." De Revolutionibus was not banned but changes had to be made to the text, notably the removal of references to the compatibility of the ideas of Copernicus with scripture. Galileo was warned by the Pope not to continue defending the views of Copernicus, to which he acquiesced. In 1623 Maffeo Barberini became Pope. He had written a poem in praise of Galileo's telescopic discoveries and Galileo felt he might now be more receptive to his ideas. Galileo presented a copy of his Il Saggiatore to the Pope in which he ridiculed the Aristotelian views of Horatio Grassi and argued that scientific investigation should not be hindered by reliance on authority. The Pope enjoyed the book and this emboldened Galileo to ask for permission to publish his theories about tides. The Pope agreed on certain conditions. First, no mention was to be made to tides in the title as this would give too much prominence to a phenomenum which was used as evidence that the Earth moved. Second, Galileo was to state that this was only one of the ways in which the tides could have been created. The 'Dialogo' was the result....

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        Antwerp, Johannem Meursium, 1635.

      8vo. 384,+ (19) pp. With dampstain through half of the work. Togehter with: Constitutiones Societatis Iesu et examen cum declarationibus. Antwerp, Johannem Meursium, 1635. 8vo. 368,+ (72) pp. Together with: Regulæ Societatis Jesu. Auctoritate septimæ congregationis generalis auctæ. Antwerp, Johannem Meursium, 1635. 8vo. 276,+ ( 49) pp. Pages 11/12 with tear in lower corner, with slight loss of text. Contemporary full vellum with ink-lettering on spine. Owner's signature of Bengt Löw in pencil on front fly-leaf. De Backer & Sommervogel 5, 81. Three of the 15 parts forming the complete "Corpus Institutorum Societatis Jesu", that was published by Meursius in 1635. The first work was first printed in Rome in 1559, the second in 1558 and the third in 1580

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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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