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        ANNALES OR THE HISTORY OF THE MOST RENOWNED AND VICTORIOUS PRINCESSE ELIZABETH LATE QUEEN OF ENGLAND

      London, printed for Benjamin Fisher, 1635.. Containing all the important and remarkable passages of state both at home and abroad, during her long and prosperous reigne. VVritten in Latin by the learned Mr. William Camden. Translated into English by R.N. Gent. Together with divers additions of the authors never before published. THIRD EDITION, 1635, divided into 4 books. Tall quarto bound in sixes, approximately 285 x 180 mm, 11 x 7 inches, engraved portrait of Elizabeth as frontispiece, plus 2 inserted mounted portraits, 1 of Elizabeth and the other Robert Dudley, plus an inserted early folding engraved map of Belgium, circa 1660?, with the margins trimmed off, not affecting image, engraved title page, printed title page, head- and tailpieces and decorated initials, pages: [36] 1-236, 239-586, [20], last page blank, collates the same as the copy in ESTC S107171, small jump in pagination, 236-239, catchwords correct, bound in full calf, rebacked to style, gilt title and date to spine, double blind rules to edges of covers, edges stained red, new endpapers. Binding rubbed and scuffed, portrait frontispiece laid down, engraved title very slightly trimmed at outer edge, no loss of image, small repair to the inner margin of inserted folding map, many pages have pale age-browning, pinhole to 4 text pages, 3 small tears to margins, 1 hole to text with loss of 4 letters but no loss of meaning and another affecting 2 letters, no loss of meaning, small neat old ink name and date to top of printed title page, otherwise a very good copy with 2 extra engraved portraits and an extra early engraved map. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Sacro Fonte di Lagrime. A similitudine del fonte del paradiso terrestre. Diviso in quattro libri. Nelle quali sotto la figura de' quattro fiumi, che si formavano nel suddetto paradiso: Con varij discorsi predicabili, e morali si ragiona. Delle Lagrime di Cristo, della Beatissima Vergine, di quelle de' giusti, e de' penitenti. Con moltissime, e bellissime esplicationi di Scritture, applicatione di Storie, & eruditioni Sacre.

      Francesco Savio, Napoli 1635 - In 8°, p. perg. molle, cc. nn. 12 + pp. 643 + cc. nn. 9. Mende alla cop. (anche semi sciolta), al d. ed al front. (appunti manoscritti). Capilettera.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Cicerone]
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        El tribunal de justa venganza, eregido contra los escritos de D. Francisco de Quevedo, maestro de errores, doctor en devergüenzas, licenciado en bufonerías, bachiller en suciedades, cathedrático en vizios, y protodiablo entre los hombres.

      Imprenta de los herederos de Felipe Mey, Valencia 1635 - "Invectiva parcial contra las obras de Quevedo. Según Hartzenbusch fue escrita por el Padre Niserio, Juan Pérez de Montalván y Luis Pacheco de Narváez. Menéndez Pelayo niega la participación de este ultimo". el ejemplar que ofrecemos está bien conservado; tiene la portada orlada y con grabado y sello de tampón. Palau 94490. Raro en el mercado [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Regola delli cinque ordini d'architettura. -

      Siena, Marchetti, (1635).In-folio. Cartonatura rustica coeva. 45 tavole numerate inc. in rame che comprendono: un bellissimo frontespizio architettonico con al centro il ritratto di Vignola, un foglio di dedica, 35 tavole di architettura, un secondo frontespizio ?Nuova et ultima aggiunta delle porte d'architettura di Michel Angelo Buonarroti? con ritratto di Michelangelo entro elaborata cornice architettonica, e 7 tavole di porte. Alcune carte un po' arrossate ma buon esemplare genuino. Buona edizione del celebre e fortunato trattato, pubblicato originariamente nel 1562 e più volte ristampato. «Nessun altro libro del genere poté vantare un eguale successo librario... dovuto innanzi tutto alla sua forma sobria e accessibile...» (Schlosser 410). Questa edizione «è una delle più accreditate» (Comolli IV, 100). Cicognara 417. Berlin Kat. 2585. Fowler 360. A good edition of the influential treatise. With 45 engr. plates. A few leaves slightly age stained or browned, but generally a good large copy bound in original boards.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Rappaport]
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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

      London: Richard Badger, for Thomas Alchorn, 1635 A + Title + (xlviii) + 47 + (iv) 49-93 + (vi) +97-190 + (vi) 177-256 + (iv) Aa2, 2-105 (i). Beautiful woodcut decorations, headers, initials throughout. First Edition. Contains the very scarce printed A before the title. and the dedication to Thomas Lord Binning in the 5th book which is not present in all copies. Fairly scarce early English printing detailing the current throughts on the philosopher's stone, numerology, burial ceremonies, different manners of duels and battles, meteors, astronomy, metaphysicks, miracles, etc. Sensitively rebacked, retaining some of the original leather on the boards, which are repaired and scuffed and worn but in the state considered "patina" rather than "tired". Judging from the leather on the spine, we would guess the work had been done in the last 50 years. Armorial book plate of Abel John Ram, Esq. (a Peer) affixed directly to the board without any end papers, and an old owner's signature on the back inside bare board. Renewed fly pages. "A" before title page has been remounted, and has numerous signatures of men in the Reeve family including "his book" dated in the 1700s, edges of page quite worn. General minor foxing, additional signatures of Reeve family on some of the blanks throughout. Book 3 has a number of pages that had a publisher's error -- there is extra paper at the gutter and this has caused some of the surrounding pages to have a vertical split at the gutter, slightly affecting text. Last few pages quite worn at the edges, not affecting text. Binding is very sturdy. A nice example of a hard to find first edition with the scarce "A".. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Basilica Chymica... aucta a Joa Hartmanno. -

      Genève, Chouët, 1635.3 parti in un vol. In-8. Legatura coeva in pergamena. Diversi simboli alchemici inc. in legno n.t. (16), 220 pp. (Praefatio Admonitoria); (12), 419, (13, ultime 3 bianche) pp. (Basilica Chymica); 114, (38) pp. (De signaturis internis rerum); la Praefatio Admonitoria è rilegata in fine. Importante edizione di un?apprezzata opera in cui Croll discute le sue dottrine e tratta di farmacologia, terapie e simboli alchemici. L?edizione originale è del 1609, ma questa è la prima con le interessanti note di Johannes Hartmann (1568-1631), un amico di Croll, che occupò a Marburg la prima cattedra di chimica in Europa. Ferguson I, 187. Wellcome I, 1675. Dorbon 945. Cf. Verginelli-Rota, Bibl. Hermetica, 79-80: «... opera meritamente molto famosa nella storia dell'Alchimia...». DSB III, 471: «Crollius recorded his knowledge, his experiments, and his theoretical views in a book entitled Basilica Chymica? which became the standard scientific work on iatrochemistry. Johannes Hartmann, the first professor of iatrochemistry, used it as a practical textbook? In sharp contrast with Paracelsus? vagueness, Crollius describes in detail the individual preparations, their composition, and application. This explains why the book became such a great success?». The first edition to contain the substantial notes by Johannes Hartmann. Contemp. vellum; the first part is misbound at end.

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        Novae Hispania, et nova Galicia

      Mappa del Messico tratta dall'edzione degli eredi Janssonius del Atlas Major. Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva, in ottime condizioni. Molto decorativa. Gorgeous map of Mexico extending from just north of Mazatlan to Acapulco and from Tehuacan to the Sierra Madres, showing Mexico City, Puebla (Angelorum Civitas), Colima, Campostella, Purificatio and Mechoacan as the major cities of the time. A highly ornate decorative map, with fabulous armorial title cartouche, sailing ships, compass rose and smaller cartouche. An essential map for any collection of maps of Mexico. Late edition by Jansson Heirs. Amsterdam Amsterdam 485 350

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        Nova Hispania et Nova Galicia

      Carta geografica raffigurante parte del Messico, tratta dal ?Theatrum Orbis Terrarum?, edizione latina di Amsterdam, 1635. Map depicting part of Mexico, taken from the ?Theatrum Orbis Terrarum?, Amsterdam edition in Latin, 1635. Amsterdam Amsterdam 500 490

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        Persio Tradotto in verso sciolto e dichiarato;

      Rome, 1635.. HARDBACK, original vellum with printed spine, ornately decorated title-page, pages: [xxii], 218, [xxii] - index, engraved plates 2, some illus., 152mm x 217mm (6" x 8.5"), spine faded, covers lightly creased and marked, lower corner lightly worn, small tear (approx 10mm) in fore-edge of front end-paper, former owner's details in handwritten script along bottom edge of front end-paper, light creasing to end-papers, some very light marginal spotting, some light pencilled annotations, otherwise a very fine copy of a very rare item. This is the first recorded use of a compound microscope to look at bees, it is almost certain that the microscope used belonged to Galileo, the illustrations produced were used later in Thorley's Female Monarchy (1744) as the frontispiece, (see our reference 11073), but without acknowledgement. Frederica Cesi and Francesco Stelliti were founder members of the Lynx Academy (1603). From the S A Baldwin Bee Library.

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        XCVI Sermons by the Right Honourable and Reverend Father in God, Lancelot Andrewes

      Richard Badger, London, 1635. Third Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Contemporary calf, heavily worn, and crudely but largely effectively rebacked at an early date (binding a little loose and cracked at the center), lacking the original blanks, minor worming to pastedowns and table at rear, title page worn, browned, with a tear at the corner and paper repairs in the gutter. Scattered foxing, browning and light soiling, but generally clean and very good otherwise. Two additional sermons paginated separately after the main work. (xiv), 1008, (4), 167, (4), 22, (18) pp. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Religion & Theology; Inventory No: 042821. . This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

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        Wund Artzney, Oder Artzneyspiegell ... In welcher, beneben klarer und genugsamer Anleytung zur Wund-Arztney, auch eygentlicher und vollkommener Anatomischen Beschreibung, aller Glieder, Bein, Mäusslein und Adern dess Menschlichen Leibs, ausführlich und mit gewisser Warheit aus eygener Erfahrung gelehrt wird. Wie man alle unnatürliche Geschwulst, Wunden, Geschwär, Krebs, Fisteln, Brüche und Verrenkungen ... curieren soll ... Samt angehengter Lehr von allerhand Gifften, von der Pest, deren Präservation und heylsamen Mitteln ...Von Petro Uffenbach ... aus der lateinischen ... in die deutsche Sprache auf das fleissigst transferirt und gesetzt. Und nun zum andernmal in Truck verfertiget und an vielen Orten verbessert.

      Folio. 8 n.n. Bl., 984 S., 31 n.n. S. Register. Mit ca. 330 Holzschnitten im Text. Pergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. VD17 23:298121B. - Hirsch. IV, 487. - Waller 7187. - Zweite deutsche, praktisch nicht veränderte Ausgabe. Pare (1510-1590) galt als der Vater der französischen Chirurgie. "Niemand vor ihm hat so viel für die Chirurgie gethan ... Von den durch ihn in der Chirurgie gebrachten allbekannten Errungenschaften wollen wir nur einige anführen: Die Vereinfachung der Behandlung der von ihm nicht mehr als vergiftet betrachteten und mit siedendem Oel und Aetzmitteln, wie bisher behandelten Schusswunden, endlich die zwar im Alterthum bekannte und geübte Ligatur der Gefässe, die er jedoch zuerst an den blutenden Enden derselben bei den nunmehr häufiger ausgeführten Amputationen der Glieder anzuwenden lehrte (1562-64). In der Geburtshilfe (S. 753-846) hat er die in Vergessenheit gerathene Wendung auf die Füsse wieder in Aufnahme, überhaupt die männliche Geburtshilfe wieder mehr zur Geltung gebracht" (Hirsch). - Bl. 2 mit alt geklebtem Einriss. Bl. 13 im Register mit einem Loch (Textverlust). Vorsätze erneuert.

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        Typus Galliæ veteris. Ex conatib. Geograph. Abram. Ortelii.

      Decorative engraved map of France. Willem Blaeu, Amsterdam c. 1635. 39x50 cm. Contemporary handcolouring. Renaissance style cartouche. With wide margins on all edges. Mounted and framed in a new golden frame.. Fine map of France, including the present Belgium and parts of Switzerland. Originally developed by Abraham Ortelius in the 1570s, but published by Willem Blaeu - thus uniting the efforts of two of the greatest figures of the golden age of Dutch cartography

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        RATIO ATQUE INSTITUTIO STUDIORUM SOCIETATIS IESU., Antverpia, Apud Ioannem Meursium, 1635

      10 x15, ril. coeva piena pergamena, esemplare fresco, l'edizione è suddivisa in quattro parti, ognuna con proprio frontespizio. La prima è la vera e propria RATIO che riunisce tutte le regole per prefetti, rettori, professori; è di pag. 173 + index. La seconda parte "Ordinationes praepositorum generalium" regole comuni a tutta la società (istruttori, moniti generali, ordinazione dei libri, principi di confessione e carriere nella società ) pag. 146 + index. La terza parte "Instructiones ad provinciales et superiores societatis" (tutte le regole date dalla VII congregazione ai facenti parte la Compagnia; esse riguardano il noviziato, le missioni e la promozione degli studi); è di pag. 112 + index. La quarta parte "Claudii Aquavivae instructio pro superioribus" (le istruzioni del Superiore che pubblicò la presente Ratio, riguardanti esecuzioni, spirito, preghiera, obbedienza, castità ) è di pag. 48 + index. La società di Gesù nacque il 24 giugno 1539, con a capo Ignazio di Loyola, che elaborò la prima Formula Istituti, di soli cinque punti, proposta al Papa Paolo III che la approvò il 27 settembre 1540 con la Bolla Regimini militans Ecclesiae, donando al nuovo ordine religioso il nome di Compagnia di Gesù, con il compito di "occuparsi del progresso delle anime nella vita e nella dottrina cristiana e della difesa e propagazione della fede". L'approvazione delle Costituzioni dell'Ordine è del 1558, voluta dallo stesso Loyola (morto peraltro nel 1556), che intendeva così regolare l'organizzazione interna in ogni ambito, benché lo stesso primo superiore non intendesse istituire all'interno della Compagnia corsi d'istruzione. La ratifica definitiva della "Ratio atque Institutio studiorum Societatis Jesu" avviene sotto il superiorato generale di padre Claudio Acquaviva (1543-1615), nel 1599. Nel 1616 le scuole dell'Ordine sono 372, con 13.112 studenti, numeri impensabili per il tempo. La Ratio viene ritoccata dalla VII congregazione generale del 1616, e da allora il testo rimane sostanzialmente invariato fino al 1832. Questa edizione del 1635 contiene sia le istruzioni di Padre Acquaviva che le conclusioni della Congregazione generale, ed è perciò una preziosa e ravvicinata summa del pensiero e delle opere dei GESUITI. Questa che presentiamo è la prima edizione apparsa dopo la pubblicazione della nuova Ratio nel 1616, a seguito della Congregazione, e risulta oggi presente in sole quattro biblioteche italiane.

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

      Antwerp: Apud Ioannem Meursium et Hieronimum Verdussium 1635 Antwerp: Apud Ioannem Meursium et Hieronimum Verdussium, 1635. (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 . Van Haeften (1588-1648) was a Bendictine writer and provost of the Monastery of Afflighem, Belgium

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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.

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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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