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        Ducato di Urbino

      1636. Carta geografica dell territorio di Urbino edita ad Amsterdam da Hondius e contentuta nel "Gerardi Mercatoris Atlantis Pars Tertia", il celebre atlante di Mercator aggiornato ed integrato da Hondius e Janssonius. Edizione francese. Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva, ottime condizioni. Amsterdam Amsterdam 500 380

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        Der Deutsche Poët, Darin[n]en gantz deutlich und ausführlich gelehret wird, welcher gestalt ein zierliches Gedicht, auf allerley Begebenheit, auf Hochzeiten, Kindertauffen, Gebuhrts- und Namens-Tagen [...] So wohl hohen als niederen Standes-Personen, in gar kurtzer Zeit, kan wol erfunden und ausgeputzet werden. Mit sattsahmen [...] Gedichten beleuchtet, und [...] Fürgestellet, Durch ein Mitglied des hochlöbl. Schwanen-Ordens.

      8. Mit gest. Frontispiz u. einihen Holzschn.-Vignetten. 15 Bll., 755 (1) S., 6 Bll. (das letzte weiß), Ppbd. d. Zt. m. dreiseitigem Rotschnitt. Erstausgabe. - Enth. ab S. 745: Poetischer Friedens-Gruß In welchem Die nötigste Zugehöre, so bey einem Deutschen Verse [...] erfodert werden, begriffen [...] sind, von Christian Hübnern. - Mit Widmungsgedichten von C. C. Dedekind, G. P. Harsdörffer, C. G. v. Hille, J. Rist u.a. - Der Dichter Balthasar Kindermann (1636-1706) wuchs als Sohn eines Schwertfegers in armen Verhältnissen auf, studierte, gefördert durch Elias Weise, nach dem Besuch des Zittauer Gymnasiums in Wittenberg Theologie, Poesie und Rhetorik und erwarb 1657 den Magistergrad. Zu seinen Professoren gehörte August Buchner literarisch beeinflußte ihn Johann Rist, der ihn zum Dichter krönte und unter dem Namen "Kurandor" in den Elbschwanenorden (1660) aufnahm. Seit 1659 als Konrektor an der Salderischen Schule in Brandenburg tätig, wurde Kindermann 1664 Rektor, wechselte 1667 nach Magdeburg, wo er zunächst als Diakon an St. Ulrich, danach als erster Prediger und später als Scholarch wirkte. Sein literarisches Schaffen umfaßt neben Predigten, Gelegenheitsgedichten, Lehrdichtungen und Romanen poetische und rhetorische Schriften. - Einband etw. berieben, bestoßen u. fleckig. Zu Beginn schwach wasserrandig. Unterschiedlich gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - VD17, 23:281644F Dünnhaupt III, S. 2319, 24 Bulling 57 Faber du Faur I, 417b Goedeke III, 23, 23 u. 91, 12 Jantz I, 1479 Kat. Wolfenbüttel C 437 Kawerau 237 Maltzahn II, 1312 Meusebach I, 1134 Wolfskehl 223.

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        Deliciae physico-mathematicae. Oder Mathemat. und Philosophische Erquickstunden. Darinnen Sechshundert Dreyund Sechzig, Schöne, Liebliche und Annehmliche Kunststücklein, Auffgaben und Fragen, ausz der Rechenkunst, Landtmessen, Perspectiv, Naturkündigung, und andern Wissenschafften genom[m]en, begriffen seindt. Wie solche uf der andern seiten dieses blats ordentlich nacheinander verzeichnet worden. Mit 1 gestochenem Titel und circa 180 Textholzschnitten.

      Daniel Schwenter. Deliciae physico-mathematicae. Oder Mathemat. und Philosophische Erquickstunden. Darinnen Sechshundert Dreyund Sechzig, Schöne, Liebliche und Annehmliche Kunststücklein, Auffgaben und Fragen, ausz der Rechenkunst, Landtmessen, Perspectiv, Naturkündigung, und andern Wissenschafften genom[m]en, begriffen seindt. Wie solche uf der andern seiten dieses blats ordentlich nacheinander verzeichnet worden. Jeremias Dümler. Nürnberg 1636. Titelblatt, 5 Blätter, 568 [von 574] S. Mit 1 gestochenem Titel und circa 180 Textholzschnitten. Ledereinband der Zeit. Zustand: Einband mit Fehlstellen, beschabt, berieben, angestaubt und fleckig. Gelenke angeplatzt (Buchblock jedoch fest). Papier etwas gebräunt und stellenweise leicht fleckig. Titelblatt beinahe vollständig gelöst. Die ersten circa 60 Seiten (und danach vereinzelt) mit kleinem Feuchtrand (wasserrandig) im weißen Außensteg. Einige Randeinrisse (zum Teil ausgebessert/hinterlegt). Die Seiten 569-574 fehlen (sie liegen als Kopie dem Buche bei). Daniel Schwenter (*1585 1636) studierte orientalische Sprachen und Mathematik an der Universität Altdorf, wo er Schüler des Mathematikers und Astronomen Johann Richter (Johannes Praetorius) war. 1606 wurde er dort Professor des Hebräischen, 1625 Professor der gesamten orientalischen Sprachen und 1628 auch Ordinarius für Mathematik. Schwenters bekanntestes Werk, das hier in einer sehr seltenen Erstausgabe vorliegt, erschien erst kurz nach seinem Tode und wurde in späteren Auflagen von Georg Philipp Harsdörfer um zwei Bände erweitert. Schwenters 'Erquickstunden' sind eine Fundgrube nicht nur für die Mathematik, sondern auch für die Naturwissenschaften und verwandte Disziplinen. Das Werk besteht aus 16 Teilen, die folgende Gebiete betreffen: Arithmetik, Geometrie, Stereometrie, Musik, Optik, Katoptrik, Astronomie/Astrologie, Uhren und Magnet, Waage und Gewicht, Bewegung, Feuer und Hitze, Luft und Wind, Wasser, Schreibkunst, Bau- und mechanische Künste, Chemie und andere Künste (Folkerts). Dieses, von Schwenter allein verfasste und von seinen Söhnen und Töchtern herausgegebene, dem Herzog August d. J. v. Braunschweig zugeeignete erste Werk der Deliciae handelt u. a. von Sonnen- und Schlag-Uhren, von der Astrologie, der Schreibkunst, chemischen Rezepten, der Musik und Singekunst, der Feuer-, Wasser- und Schmelzkunst, der Architektur, der Optik usw. (Seebaß/Edelmann). Es zeigt die erste Darstellung eines Füllfederhalters (S. 520) sowie die erste Anwendung von Kettenbrüchen in einem deutschen Werk, die Christiaan Huygens zu seiner Theorie der Kettenbrüche anregte. VD 17, 12:196878Q (eine von drei Druckvarianten) Dünnhaupt 2.I.1 (unter Harsdörffer) Seebaß/Edelmann 936 Goedeke III, 110,14 Poggendorf II,878 Folkerts (Maß, Zahl und Gewicht), 14.10 Libri rari 253.

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        Oeuvres avec des éclaircissmens historiques / Nicolas Boileau Despréaux

      1 nnum. Bl., XXIV, 1 nnum. Bl., 454 S., 1 w. Bl. 3 nnum. Bll., VII, 426 S., 12 nnum Bll. l. w. m. 2 gr. Faltkupfertafeln (44,4 x 32,8 cm) u. (26,3 x 19,2 cm) 5 Tafeln m. Kupferstichen, mehreren Kupferstichzierstücken, Holzschnittvignetten und zahlreichen vierzeiligen Holzschnittinitialen, 4, goldgeprägte Ledereinbände der Zeit. Der französische Dichter und Kunsttheoretiker Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux (1636-1711) war seit 1677 Historiograph Ludwigs XIV, ab 1648 Mitglied der Akademie und ein Freund Racines, Molières und La Fontaines. Mit seinem einflußreichsten Werk "Art poétique" (1674) sicherte er sich in Frankreich Wirkung und Bekanntheit weit über die Romantik hinaus. (Brockhaus 1969). Hier vorliegend die illustrierte Quartausgabe mit Kupfern in kräftigen Abzügen. - Bibliographie: La Haye, P. Gosse & J. Neaulme, 1729. - Bände mit Vollrotschnitt. Einbände beschabt, Ecken und Kanten berieben und bestoßen. Bd. 1: Vorderes fliegendes Vorsatzblatt angerissen, vorderer Buchdeckel lose, 1 durchgehendes Wurmloch ohne Textverlust. Sonst guter Zustand. - Graesse, Trésor (Bd. 2), 472.

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        Beiträge zur Geschichte des Landes Oesterreich ob der Enns.

      4 Bde. 8. XIV, 607, VI, 1 Bl. XVI, XLIV, 564, 2 Bll. XXIV, 453, 1 Bl. XVI, L, 548 S. Ohne die 3 Portrait-Taf. HLn. d. Zt. Mit Rückengoldpräg. Bibliotheksetikett a. d. Vorderdeckeln Bd. 1. Versuch einer Geschichte des Bauernkrieges in Oberösterreich und Anführung des Stephan Fadinger und Achatz Wiellinger. Bd. 2. Zwey historische Abhandlungen nebst einem Anhange von Urkunden. I. Geschichte des Aufruhrs im Hausruckviertel. II. Geschichte der Unruhen, welche Martin Laimbaur im Jahre 1636 im Machlandviertel erregt hat. III. Anhang. Sammlung der vorzüglichsten Urkunden der Klöster Lambach und Garsten. Mit zwey Portraits. Bd. 3. Merkwürdigere Schicksale der Stadt Lorch, der Gränzfestung Ennsburg, und des alten Klosters St. Florian bis zum Ende eilften Jahrhunderts. Nebst einer Sammlung der vorzüglicheren Urkunden der Klöster Gleink und Baumgartenberg. Bd. 4. Geschichte des Kriegsvolkes, welches der Kaiser Rudolf II. im Jahre 1610 zu Passau anwerben ließ. Nebst einer Sammlung der vorzüglicheren Urkunden der Klöster Waldhausen und Wilhering.

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        Der Schlaraffia Zeyttungen. Ambtliches Organ der All-Schlaraffia. Nr. 191, 16./10. 1595 bis Nr. 227, 20./ 4. 1598.

      S. 1313 - 1636. OLwd. Mit einer Beilage. - Leichte Gbrsp., tlw. kl. Einrisse, Ebd. etw. berieben, R. m. Aufkl.

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        Biblia Hebraica ??????? ?????? ????

      [Torah]. 8. 1636 S. Mit ill. Titel., Kopfleisten u. Zierstücken am Anfang u. Ende jedes Buches. (Hebräischer Text. 3 Ss. Einführung in Hebräisch, 9 Ss. Einführung in Latein). HLdr. d. Zt. Mit Rückengoldpräg. Rü. restaur. Vereinz. gering fleckig. In gutem Zustand. EA Encycl. Judaica III, 623 - Erste Ausgabe dieses einflußreichen Amsterdamer Drucks von J. Athias. - Josef ben Abraham Athias (gest. 1700) entstammte einer sephardischen Familie, ließ sich nach Jugendjahren in Hamburg 1657 in Amsterdam nieder, begründete dort eine Druckerei. Die vorl. Ausgabe wurde von Johann Leusden (Prof. in Leyden) ediert. Die künstlerische und sorgfältige Ausstattung trug Athias die Anerkennung in Form einer goldenen Medaille sowie die Aufnahme in die Zunft der niederländischen Buchdrucker ein. "Tatsächlich gehört diese Bibelausgabe zu den schönsten Erzeugnissen der hebr. Buchdruckerkunst und diente außerdem lange als Muster für Bibleausgaben, namentlich solche christlicher Hebraisten". (Herlitz-Kirschner, Jüd. Lex. I, 556)

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        Mineralogia, sive Naturalis Philosophiae Thesauri, in quibus Metallicae Concretionis medicatorúmque fossilium miracula, terrarum pretium, colorum & pigmentorum apparatus, concretorum succorum virtus, lapidum atque gemmarum dignitas continentur

      - Large engraved vignette on title. Title in red & black. 8 p.l., 626, [69] pp. Folio, cont. blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards, arms on covers effaced. Lyon: J. & P. Prost, 1636. First edition, Schuh's issue B (no stated priority) with the dedication to Charles de Neufville. "Very scarce. Compendium of all the author ever discovered or read about the subject of mineralogy. It was published posthumously from notes he left by his Order at Lyon six years after his death. Printed in a double column format in a relatively small type-size, the work is a vast storehouse of all things mineralogical, including new ideas, restatements of earlier authors, observations and superstitious belief. The uncritical selection of material led Webster in his Metallographia (London, 1671, p. 29) to criticize the author as too digressive and as mixing tares with the wheat. Partington thinks the use of the term 'Mineralogia' in the title is the first modern usage of the word? "The work opens by listing the evils and benefits of mineralogy. Mining is considered dangerous because of the lurking underground spirits?the author notes that the study of mineralogy helps one to understand the bible. It provides medicines and money, ornaments for religious purposes, tools used in agriculture, industry, painting, music and alchemy. Cesi then answers the question he posed earlier and declares mineralogy to be a true philosophy, worthy of careful study? "The numerous citations to earlier authors provide evidence of Cesi's wide reading. Commonly, many authors are referenced on single points. For example, in describing the generation of minerals he closely follows Aristotle but also cites Theophrastus, Avicenna, Albertus Magnus, Agricola, Gregorius Reisch, Pliny, Boodt, Francis Rueus, Marbode, the Bible, and numerous church fathers. The author is uncritical of the views he presents, and accepts the authority of the ancient and medieval authors as his own. He believes that the Sun, Moon and stars influence the subterranean world of minerals and metals, and that gems have miraculous curative powers. He includes a chapter on the magnet? "Cesi divides his work into five sections: the first treats mineralogy proper, the second the economic and commercial aspects, for example colors and pigments, the third, lapidifying juices of the earth that congeal into minerals, the fourth gems and the fifth metals. At the conclusion is a long and thankfully comprehensive index. Much insight about ancient philosophy and its affect in the 17th century can be gained from studying Cesi's Mineralogia."-Schuh, Mineralogy & Crystallography: A Biobibliography, 1469 to 1920, pp. 358-59. Cesi (1581-1630), was a Jesuit professor at Modena and Parma. A nice copy of a book which is now scarce on the market. ? Hoover 214. Partington, II, p. 94. Schuh 1113. Sinkankas 1221-(who, inaccurately, calls this issue a reprint. Sinkankas knew mineralogy very well but nothing about bibliography). Thorndike, VII, pp. 254-57. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Prodromus Coptus sive Aegyptiacus.cum linguae Coptae.

      - Woodcut vignette on title, woodcut illus. in the text, & many exotic type fonts used. 12 p.l., 338 pp. 4to, late 18th-cent. half calf & marbled boards (some browning as is usual with this book), spine gilt, black morocco lettering piece on spine. Rome: Propaganda Fide, 1636. First edition. This present work is "the first Coptic grammar to appear in the West, [it] was for centuries the basis for Coptic studies, along with Kircher's later work Lingua aegyptiaca restituta (1643). Kircher had encountered hieroglyphs during his tertianship (a one-year period of religious study in preparation for the ministry) in Speier, and he was convinced - correctly - that Coptic was a late vestige of ancient Egyptian. While at Avignon he was given several Coptic manuscripts by his friend and patron Nicolas Claude Fabri de Peiresc. Later in Rome Kircher acquired an Arabic-Coptic vocabulary brought from Egypt by Pietro della Valle. On the basis of these, and with Peiresc's encouragement, Kircher compiled the Prodromus. As the title reveals, it was to be a precursor of a later work on the Egyptian language, perhaps the Lingua aegyptiaca restituta. In both works he stresses the importance of Coptic for interpreting hieroglyphics. Because 'things Egyptian' were the rage in seventeenth-century Europe, the Prodromus attained immediate popularity and firmly established Kircher's reputation as a scholar? "Type fonts include Greek, Syriac, Arabic, Hebrew, Estranghelo, Samaritan, Armenian, Chaldean, Rashi, Amharic, 'Saracen,' hieroglyphic, and of course Coptic - a tour de force of seventeenth-century typography."-Merrill, Athanasius Kircher, 3. This book is virtually a type specimen of the fonts possessed by the new established (1626) Press of the Propaganda Fide. Very good copy. Stamp on free front endpaper of the "Biblioteca Privata Pasquale Regina" and a signature on blank portion of title. Dunnhaupt notes two settings of the title-page (no priority): 1. with the insignia of the dedicatee, Francesco Barberini, and 2. a medallion of Christ and Apostles (as in our copy). ? Dunnhaupt, II, pp. 996-97. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GERARD'S HERBALL.

      - The essence thereof distilled by Marcus Woodward from the edition of Th. Johnson, 1636. Pp. xx+304(last printer's mark), title page illustration, the half-title within decorative border, numerous text illustrations and decorations, notes, alphabetical table of plants; post 4to; full vellum, slightly cloudy, the spine lettered in gilt with five raised bands, boards slightly sprung; t.e.g., others uncut; ribbon marker; commercial bookplate on upper pastedown; Gerald Howe, London, 1927. Edition limited to 150 numbered copies on handmade paper. *The text is based on the 1636 edition of Gerard's famous herbal, with an Introduction and notes by Marcus Woodward. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Series et succincta narratio rerum, a Regibus Hierosolymorum Neapoleos. Siciliaeq. gestarum: ex variorum Historicorum collatione, repraesentata (titolo dell’antiporta fig.). Historiae urbis et regni Hierosolymitani, regum item Siculorum, ad quos illius regni titulus pervenit... (titolo del frontis.)

      sumpt. Haeredum Lazari Zetzneri, 1636. 12mo (cm. 14,3), 6 cc.nn., 1293(41) pp. Legatura coeva in pergamena con unghie. Fili, fregi e cornici in oro ai piatti e al ds. Stemma con aquila bicipite impressa in oro ai piatti. Tracce di lacci di chiusura. Qualche macchiolina e brunitura ma, nel complesso, buon esemplare. Legatura che tende a restare aperta per il numero delle pagine contenuto nel volume.

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        Kupferstich - Karte, v. A. Goos n. Ortelius b. Janssonius, "Siciliae veteris typus".

      - kol., Ausgabe 1636 oder, 1638, 37,5 x 47,5 Oben mittig die Tkrogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandci, Nr. 7510H: 1.2; Valerio / Spagnolo, Nr. 81 ( = Deutsche Ausgabe 1636 oder 1638 ). - Oben mittig die Titelkartusche. Unten links Erklärungen zu den Städten, Bergen usw., oben links kleiner Insetplan von der Umgebung von Syrakus.

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        Il Mongibello descritto da Don Pietro Carrera in tre libri

      Per Gio. Rossi, Catania 1636 - Nel quale oltra diverse notizie si spiega l'historia degl'incendi, e le cagioni di quelli. Vi si narrano ancora i miracolosi effetti contra il fuoco seguiti per virtù del sacro Velo della gloriosa S. Agata - in 16° - pp.6 pp.nn. + 204 - Mezza pergamena - Stemma ali frontespizi con cornice decorata, testatine, finalini e capilettere - Titolo manoscritto al dorso - Nota di appartenenza a penna al frontespizio, restauro in carta ai margini di alcune pagine, lievi gore agli angoli di poche pagine - Contiene (a p. 177): Poesie di Don Pietro Carrera, pertinenti alle Materie di Mongibello, e del sacro Velo della gloriosa S. Agata - Libro usato La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 10% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 1800,00 euro. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Deliciae physico-mathematicae. Oder Mathemat. und Philosophische Erquickstunden. Darinnen Sechshundert Dreyund Sechzig, Schöne, Liebliche und Annehmliche Kunststücklein, Auffgaben und Fragen, ausz der Rechenkunst, Landtmessen, Perspectiv, Naturkündigung, und andern Wissenschafften genom[m]en, begriffen seindt. Wie solche uf der andern seiten dieses blats ordentlich nacheinander verzeichnet worden. Mit 1 gestochenem Titel und circa 180 Textholzschnitten.

      - Daniel Schwenter. Deliciae physico-mathematicae. Oder Mathemat. und Philosophische Erquickstunden. Darinnen Sechshundert Dreyund Sechzig, Schöne, Liebliche und Annehmliche Kunststücklein, Auffgaben und Fragen, ausz der Rechenkunst, Landtmessen, Perspectiv, Naturkündigung, und andern Wissenschafften genom[m]en, begriffen seindt. Wie solche uf der andern seiten dieses blats ordentlich nacheinander verzeichnet worden. Jeremias Dümler. Nürnberg 1636. Titelblatt, 5 Blätter, 568 [von 574] S. Mit 1 gestochenem Titel und circa 180 Textholzschnitten. Ledereinband der Zeit. Zustand: Einband mit Fehlstellen, beschabt, berieben, angestaubt und fleckig. Gelenke angeplatzt (Buchblock jedoch fest). Papier etwas gebräunt und stellenweise leicht fleckig. Titelblatt beinahe vollständig gelöst. Die ersten circa 60 Seiten (und danach vereinzelt) mit kleinem Feuchtrand (wasserrandig) im weißen Außensteg. Einige Randeinrisse (zum Teil ausgebessert/hinterlegt). Die Seiten 569-574 fehlen (sie liegen als Kopie dem Buche bei). – Daniel Schwenter (*1585; †1636) studierte orientalische Sprachen und Mathematik an der Universität Altdorf, wo er Schüler des Mathematikers und Astronomen Johann Richter (Johannes Praetorius) war. 1606 wurde er dort Professor des Hebräischen, 1625 Professor der gesamten orientalischen Sprachen und 1628 auch Ordinarius für Mathematik. – Schwenters bekanntestes Werk, das hier in einer sehr seltenen Erstausgabe vorliegt, erschien erst kurz nach seinem Tode und wurde in späteren Auflagen von Georg Philipp Harsdörfer um zwei Bände erweitert. »Schwenters 'Erquickstunden' sind eine Fundgrube nicht nur für die Mathematik, sondern auch für die Naturwissenschaften und verwandte Disziplinen. Das Werk besteht aus 16 Teilen, die folgende Gebiete betreffen: Arithmetik, Geometrie, Stereometrie, Musik, Optik, Katoptrik, Astronomie/Astrologie, Uhren und Magnet, Waage und Gewicht, Bewegung, Feuer und Hitze, Luft und Wind, Wasser, Schreibkunst, Bau- und mechanische Künste, Chemie und andere Künste« (Folkerts). »Dieses, von Schwenter allein verfasste und von seinen Söhnen und Töchtern herausgegebene, dem Herzog August d. J. v. Braunschweig zugeeignete erste Werk der Deliciae handelt u. a. von Sonnen- und Schlag-Uhren, von der Astrologie, der Schreibkunst, chemischen Rezepten, der Musik und Singekunst, der Feuer-, Wasser- und Schmelzkunst, der Architektur, der Optik usw.« (Seebaß/Edelmann). Es zeigt die erste Darstellung eines Füllfederhalters (S. 520) sowie die erste Anwendung von Kettenbrüchen in einem deutschen Werk, die Christiaan Huygens zu seiner Theorie der Kettenbrüche anregte. VD 17, 12:196878Q (eine von drei Druckvarianten); Dünnhaupt 2.I.1 (unter Harsdörffer); Seebaß/Edelmann 936; Goedeke III, 110,14; Poggendorf II,878; Folkerts (Maß, Zahl und Gewicht), 14.10; Libri rari 253. Sprache: de [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Prodromus Coptus sive Aegyptiacus...cum linguae Coptae..

      Woodcut vignette on title, woodcut illus. in the text, & many exotic type fonts used. 12 p.l., 338 pp. 4to, late 18th-cent. half calf & marbled boards (some browning as is usual with this book), spine gilt, black morocco lettering piece on spine. Rome: Propaganda Fide, 1636. First edition. This present work is "the first Coptic grammar to appear in the West, [it] was for centuries the basis for Coptic studies, along with Kircher's later work Lingua aegyptiaca restituta (1643). Kircher had encountered hieroglyphs during his tertianship (a one-year period of religious study in preparation for the ministry) in Speier, and he was convinced - correctly - that Coptic was a late vestige of ancient Egyptian. While at Avignon he was given several Coptic manuscripts by his friend and patron Nicolas Claude Fabri de Peiresc. Later in Rome Kircher acquired an Arabic-Coptic vocabulary brought from Egypt by Pietro della Valle. On the basis of these, and with Peiresc's encouragement, Kircher compiled the Prodromus. As the title reveals, it was to be a precursor of a later work on the Egyptian language, perhaps the Lingua aegyptiaca restituta. In both works he stresses the importance of Coptic for interpreting hieroglyphics. Because 'things Egyptian' were the rage in seventeenth-century Europe, the Prodromus attained immediate popularity and firmly established Kircher's reputation as a scholar… "Type fonts include Greek, Syriac, Arabic, Hebrew, Estranghelo, Samaritan, Armenian, Chaldean, Rashi, Amharic, 'Saracen,' hieroglyphic, and of course Coptic - a tour de force of seventeenth-century typography."-Merrill, Athanasius Kircher, 3. This book is virtually a type specimen of the fonts possessed by the new established (1626) Press of the Propaganda Fide. Very good copy. Stamp on free front endpaper of the "Biblioteca Privata Pasquale Regina" and a signature on blank portion of title. Dunnhaupt notes two settings of the title-page (no priority): 1. with the insignia of the dedicatee, Francesco Barberini, and 2. a medallion of Christ and Apostles (as in our copy). ? Dunnhaupt, II, pp. 996-97.

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        Mineralogia, sive Naturalis Philosophiae Thesauri, in quibus Metallicae Concretionis medicatorúmque fossilium miracula, terrarum pretium, colorum & pigmentorum apparatus, concretorum succorum virtus, lapidum atque gemmarum dignitas continentur

      Large engraved vignette on title. Title in red & black. 8 p.l., 626, [69] pp. Folio, cont. blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards, arms on covers effaced. Lyon: J. & P. Prost, 1636. First edition, Schuh's issue B (no stated priority) with the dedication to Charles de Neufville. "Very scarce. Compendium of all the author ever discovered or read about the subject of mineralogy. It was published posthumously from notes he left by his Order at Lyon six years after his death. Printed in a double column format in a relatively small type-size, the work is a vast storehouse of all things mineralogical, including new ideas, restatements of earlier authors, observations and superstitious belief. The uncritical selection of material led Webster in his Metallographia (London, 1671, p. 29) to criticize the author as too digressive and as mixing tares with the wheat. Partington thinks the use of the term 'Mineralogia' in the title is the first modern usage of the word… "The work opens by listing the evils and benefits of mineralogy. Mining is considered dangerous because of the lurking underground spirits…the author notes that the study of mineralogy helps one to understand the bible. It provides medicines and money, ornaments for religious purposes, tools used in agriculture, industry, painting, music and alchemy. Cesi then answers the question he posed earlier and declares mineralogy to be a true philosophy, worthy of careful study… "The numerous citations to earlier authors provide evidence of Cesi's wide reading. Commonly, many authors are referenced on single points. For example, in describing the generation of minerals he closely follows Aristotle but also cites Theophrastus, Avicenna, Albertus Magnus, Agricola, Gregorius Reisch, Pliny, Boodt, Francis Rueus, Marbode, the Bible, and numerous church fathers. The author is uncritical of the views he presents, and accepts the authority of the ancient and medieval authors as his own. He believes that the Sun, Moon and stars influence the subterranean world of minerals and metals, and that gems have miraculous curative powers. He includes a chapter on the magnet… "Cesi divides his work into five sections: the first treats mineralogy proper, the second the economic and commercial aspects, for example colors and pigments, the third, lapidifying juices of the earth that congeal into minerals, the fourth gems and the fifth metals. At the conclusion is a long and thankfully comprehensive index. Much insight about ancient philosophy and its affect in the 17th century can be gained from studying Cesi's Mineralogia."-Schuh, Mineralogy & Crystallography: A Biobibliography, 1469 to 1920, pp. 358-59. Cesi (1581-1630), was a Jesuit professor at Modena and Parma. A nice copy of a book which is now scarce on the market. ? Hoover 214. Partington, II, p. 94. Schuh 1113. Sinkankas 1221-(who, inaccurately, calls this issue a reprint. Sinkankas knew mineralogy very well but nothing about bibliography). Thorndike, VII, pp. 254-57.

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        CANTARINI, Simone ( Oropezza - Pesaro 1612 - Verona 1648 ). - IL RATTO d'EUROPA. Giove, nelle sembianze di Toro, rapisce la giovane Europa, di cui si è invaghito e la trasporta per mare fino all'isola di Creta.

      1636 ca. Bibliogr. Bellini, p.54 n.6/a. Acquaforte e puntasecca incisa da Simone Cantarini f. 22,5x3,10. Margine di pochi mm. I° stato, stampato in controparte A. Esemplare rinforzato al retro ma in ottime condizioni.  Cantarini Simone, 

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        Jahrs, zwischen der Kön.

      Mayst. zu Schweden, under conduicte des Herrn General und Feldt Marschalln Johann Banners, und denen Chur-Sächsischen und Käyserlichen Armeen verlauffen und zu getragen. Worbey insonderheit aufzführlicher Bericht geschicht, was vor eine herrliche grosse Victori der gerechte gütige Gott am 24 Sept. 4 Octob. bey Witstock in der Marck Brandenburg, bey vorgangenem Haupt-Treffen, höchstgedacht der Kön. Mayst. zu Schweden Armeen, wider die berührte Chur-Sächs. und Käyserliche gesambte Armaden, aus Gnaden bescheret und verliehen. Stockholm, Heinrich Kaysern, 1636. 4:o. (8) s. Tagen ur band.Not in VD17. Libris-Id:9657894. Klemming, Sveriges krig, s. 86. Warmholtz 4055. Slaget vid Wittstock var en av Johan Banérs största segrar. Brandenburg eliminerades till följd av slaget i princip helt ur kriget och de efter Pragfreden hårt pressade svenskarna fick välbehövligt andrum och t.o.m. möjlighet att åter, om än tillfälligt, besätta stora delar av mellersta Tyskland 1636. Denna pamflett avslutas med en lista över erövrade fanor och trofeer, kanoner och kulor och annat användbart.

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        Territorium Tridentinum

      1636. Carta geografica del territorio di Trento edita ad Amsterdam da Hondius e contentuta nel "Gerardi Mercatoris Atlantis Pars Tertia", il celebre atlante di Mercator aggiornato ed integrato da Hondius e Janssonius. Edizione latina. Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva, in ottime condizioni. Amsterdam Amsterdam 490 380

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        RESOLVES A DUPLE CENTURY

      FELLTHAM,Owen.Resolves A Duple Century.With a large alphabeticall table therunto.London 1636 the sixth edition. [iv] 448,2,[xx] Includes head and tail pieces and initials.Verse frontispiece: The face of the booke vnmasked.Separate printed title page for "The second centurie" after p 315 and a blank Bound in later half calf with marbled boards, worn, a couple of bumped corners.Internally Near Fine apart from a couple of burn holes and contemporary ink inscriptions. A very nice copy of this work which deals with the human condition with short essays such as "Babbling it is the fistula of the minde","Bookes -of idle bookes, a rule of Reading Books","Drunkards and Drunkennesse","Happinesse", "Musicke- more for pleasure than for Profit of Man","Scandall:Its fault and fruit".A pleasing copy of a great "dipping in" book. Visit our website on www.johnunderwoodbooks.com for other interesting books!

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        Pavlli G.F.P.N. Mervlae cosmographiae generalis libri tres: Item geographiae particvlaris libri qvatvor: Quibus Evropa in genere, speciatim Hispania, Gallia, Italia, desribuntur. Cum tabulis Geographicis aneis, multo quam antehac accuratioribus. Amsterdami, Apud Guilielmvm Blaev, cic ic cxxxvi.

      Amsterdam: Guilielmum Blaeu, 1636. Condition: 8 . Binding: Contemporary Full Vellum 24mo Height: 13,2 CM Width: 8,3 CM Thickness: 2,2 CM

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        Machiavels Discourses. upon [sic] the first Decade of T. Livius

      London: by Thomas Paine for William Hills and Daniel Pakeman,, 1636. translated out of the Italian; With some marginall animadversions noting and taxing his errours. By E[dward]. D[acres]. Duodecimo (142 x 82 mm). Contemporary panelled calf, rebacked with old spine laid down, red morocco label. Without first and last blanks A1 and Ee12; sig. B1 cancelled, as usual, the correct text printed on preceding a11?12. Early ownership inscription of Richard Dowling, Fleet Street, on blank verso of title. Threadlike marginal worming affecting title and next half dozen leaves, affecting the frame but not the text, a little tight in the gutter, but a very good copy. First edition in English of Machiavelli's Discorsi sopra la prima deca di Tito Livio (1531). Machiavelli's works had been circulated in manuscript and widely discussed in England, but not published until the breakdown of press censorship in the period leading up to the Civil War. This edition was followed in 1640 by the same translator's version of The Prince. "Machiavelli founded the science of modern politics on the study of mankind ? it should be remembered that a parallel work to 'The Prince' was his historical essay on the first ten books of Livy" (PMM 63). STC notes two variants of the title, with no precedence between them: in the present variant, the word "animadversions" is printed in roman; in the other, it is printed in italic.

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        septembris uthi thetta åhr 1636.

      wed Witstock uthi Marck Brandenburg, förmedelst en hufwudh drabbning eller feldtslacht nådelighen hafwer undt och förlänt hennes Kongl. M:tt til Swerige, under feldtmarschalck Johan Baners conduicte emoot the chur-sächsische och keyserlighe församblade armeer. Stockholm, Heinrich Keyser, 1636, 4:o. (8) s. Genomgående fuktrand upptill, fläckigt titelblad. Breda marginaler. Tagen ur band, lös i ryggen. Libris-Id:9657721. Klemming, Sveriges krig s. 86. Warmholtz 4049. Utkom även på tyska. Slaget vid Wittstock var en av Johan Banérs största segrar. Brandenburg eliminerades till följd av slaget i princip helt ur kriget och de efter Pragfreden hårt pressade svenskarna fick välbehövligt andrum och t.o.m. möjlighet att åter, om än tillfälligt, besätta stora delar av mellersta Tyskland 1636.

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        Septemb.

      dieses 1636. Jahrs bey Wittstock in der Marck Brandenburg, bey vorgangenem Haupt-Treffen, der Königl: Mayst. zu Schweden, unter Conduicte dero Feldt Marschalck Herrn Johann Bannern, wider die Chursächsische und Kayserische gesambte Armaden aus Gnaden gegönnet und verliehen. Stockholm, Heinrich Keyser, 1636. 4:o. (8) s. Tagen ur band. VD17 23:713357R. Libris-Id:9657750. Klemming, Sveriges krig, s. 86. Warmholtz 4049. Utkom även på svenska. Slaget vid Wittstock var en av Johan Banérs största segrar. Brandenburg eliminerades till följd av slaget i princip helt ur kriget och de efter Pragfreden hårt pressade svenskarna fick välbehövligt andrum och t.o.m. möjlighet att åter, om än tillfälligt, besätta stora delar av mellersta Tyskland 1636.

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        Árbol de los Veras, compuesto por. Criado de Su Magestad y Ministro en su Real Consejo de las Órdenes y Cronista de los Reynos de Castilla y León. Dado a la estampa, y dividido para poder imprimirse con advertencias, para su mejor inteligencia. Y algunos elogios, y otros árboles de diversas líneas de ascendientes del Conde de la Roca

      Milán, Henrico Estefano 1636 - Gran fol. (41,8 x 29,4 cm.) 3 h. inc. port. con escudo en madera al pie, 114 h. que incluyen árboles genealógicos a toda plana grabados en madera, 1 h. sin num., 7 h. sin num. de índice, 1 árbol a doble página. A partir del fol. 67: “Elogios de cinco principes christianos insignes en virtud, y valor, con árboles de su descendencia, y de otros emperadores, y Reyes hasta el Conde de la Roca. A Don Fernando Carlos Antonio de Vera y Figueroa, su hijo y heredero, por don Juan Mogrovejo de Lacerda”, 42 árboles genealógicos a toda plana en madera, Pergamino de época, rotulación en lomo. Refuerzo marginal en portada, algo sucia, sin afectar texto, algunas manchas de humedad en el margen superior de algunas hojas. Palau, 141241 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dominium Venetvm in Italia

      1636. Carta georgrafica tratta da "Atlas Novus" del Janssonius. La carta costituisce una variante dell'opera di Hendrick Hondius del 1636, del quale il Janssonius era cognato, rispetto alla qualepresenta un cartiglio con allegoria della Chiesa, sullo stile di quello introdotto dal Blaeu pochi anni prima. Coloritura coeva, in perfette condizioni. Amsterdam Amsterdam 500 380

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        1637 (1636) 1st Edition Dutch Staten Bible

      1st edition Dutch Staten Bible by Van Ravensteyn with Apocrypha; complete; folio; colophon 1636. Plain brown cover. General title illustrating. Bible text with extensive study notes/remarks on bottom of each page; intros and decorative initial letter to each book. All titles present. Extensive 17th Century genealogy for "de Graeff" family with separate printed copy of family history. Measures at 11" x 15"

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        Irlandiae Regnum.

      Gerardum Mercatorum, Amsterdam 1636 - Original handcoloured engraving. Amsterdam, Gerardum Mercatorum, 1636. The engraving (the plate) itself 41.5 cm wide x 33.5 cm high. Mounted: c. 60 cm wide x 53 cm high. Later Edition without Mercators signature in the plate. Original oblong Map with irelands north directed to the west. Unusually excellent condition with decorative title cartouche. Gerardus Mercator (born 5 March 1512 in Rupelmonde, County of Flanders (in modern Belgium), died 2 December 1594 in Duisburg, United Duchies of Jülich-Cleves-Berg, (modern-day Germany)) was a cartographer, philosopher and mathematician. He is best known for his work in cartography, in particular the world map of 1569 based on a new projection which represented sailing courses of constant bearing as straight lines. He was the first to use the term "atlas" for a collection of maps. (Wikipedia) Sprache: English Later Edition without Mercators signature in the plate. Original oblong Map with irelands north directed to the west. Unusually excellent condition with decorative title cartouche. The engraving (the plate) itself 41.5 cm wide x 33.5 cm high.

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        Comitatus Lageniae - The Countie of Leinster.

      Janssonius, Amsterdam 1636 - Original, hand-coloured engraving. Amsterdam, Janssonius, 1636. The engraving (the plate) itself 50 cm x 38.5 cm. Mounted: c. 69 cm x 58 cm Original Map with beautifully coloured cartouche and border-colours. Differing Mileage-scale shown in "Milliaria Hibernica" and "Milliaria Anglica" . Johannes Janssonius (1588, Arnhem – buried July 11, 1664, Amsterdam) (born Jan Janszoon, in English often incorrect Jan Jansson) was a Dutch cartographer and publisher who lived and worked in Amsterdam in the 17th century. Janssonius was born in Arnhem, the son of Jan Janszoon the Elder, a publisher and bookseller. In 1612 he married Elisabeth de Hondt, the daughter of Jodocus Hondius. He produced his first maps in 1616 of France and Italy. In 1623 Janssonius owned a bookstore in Frankfurt am Main, later also in Danzig, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Berlin, Königsberg, Geneva and Lyon. Elisabeth Hondius died in 1627 and he remarried one Elisabeth Carlier in 1629. In the 1630s he formed a partnership with his brother in law Henricus Hondius, and together they published atlases as Mercator/Hondius/Janssonius. Under the leadership of Janssonius the Hondius Atlas was steadily enlarged. Renamed Atlas Novus, it had three volumes in 1638, one fully dedicated to Italy. 1646 a fourth volume came out with "English County Maps", a year after a similar issue by Willem Blaeu. Janssonius' maps are similar to those of Blaeu, and he is often accused of copying from his rival, but many of his maps predate those of Blaeu and/or covered different regions. By 1660, at which point the atlas bore the appropriate name "Atlas Major", there were 11 volumes, containing the work of about a hundred credited authors and engravers. It included a description of "most of the cities of the world" (Townatlas), of the waterworld (Atlas Maritimus in 33 maps), and of the Ancient World (60 maps). The eleventh volume was the Atlas of the Heavens by Andreas Cellarius. Editions were printed in Dutch, Latin, French, and a few times in German. After Janssonius's death, the publishing company was continued by his son-in law, Johannes van Waesbergen. The London bookseller Moses Pitt attempted publication of the Atlas Major in English, but ran out of resources after the fourth volume in 1683. (Wikipedia) Sprache: English Original Map with beautifully coloured cartouche and border-colours. Differing Mileage-scale shown in "Milliaria Hibernica" and "Milliaria Anglica" .

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        Fabrica overo Dittionario della lingua volgare arabica, et italiana. Rome, Sac. Congreg. de Propaganda Fide, 1636.

      1636. 4to. (10), 102 pp. With woodcut title vignette to title page. Later half vellum (c. 1850). First edition. "Inscriptio fallax; Dictionarii haud quidpiam exhibet liber; Grammatica est, et quasi prolusio et praecursio Dictionarii, brevi post editi" (Schnurrer). First issue with Arabic letters from the printing office of the Sacra Congregatio de Propaganda Fide, established in 1622 by Pope Gregory XV. Not actually a dictionary, as the title suggests, but rather an introduction to vernacular Arabic. Three years later, the Franciscan Dominicus (1588-1670), known as Germanus (from Silesia), would publish an Arabic-Italian dictionary, entited "Fabrica linguae Arabicae" - which has no connection with the present work, in spite of the similar title. - Old shelfmark on reverse of title page. Rare. STC 306. Smitskamp 224. Schnurrer 67.Brunet II, 1553. Ebert 8379. LThK III, 396. Zaunmüller 18 (imprecise).

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        Thesaurus Arabico-Syro-Latinus. Rome, typis Sac. Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, 1636.

      1636. 8vo. (8), 447, (1) pp. (48, last 4 blank), 66 pp. (last p. misnumbered 70, lacks last blank). Title with woodcut device. Contemp. reversed sheep, blank spine in five compartments. An Arabic-Syriac-Latin glossary arranged by subject, originally compiled in the 11th century by the Nestorian Elias bar Shinaja of Syria (known as Barsinaeus in the Latin tradition) as "Kitab at-targuman fi ta'lim lugat as-suryan". The present text and translation, prepared by the Franciscan Obicini, was posthumously published by the monk's student and successor Dominicus Germanus de Silesia, "himself also the author of an Arabic grammar, and an Italian-Arabic dictionary" (Smitskamp). "Not actually a thesaurus, but rather a nomenclator, arranged not by alphabet, but by subject" (cf. Schnurrer). The French punchcutter Robert Granjon cut the Arabic type used for the glossary. - Binding somewhat worn; minor foxing. Ownership stamp (Germain: Jacobins P.B.S.) and signature of De la Roche (marquis) on title, last page with another owner's inscription. From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013). Schnurrer p. 38 f. Smitskamp 223. Fück 77. NUC 425, p. 564. ICCU VEAE\003127.

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        Thesaurus Arabico-Syro-Latinus. Rome, Propaganda Fide, 1636.

      1636. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With a woodcut medallion on the title-page showing Jesus and the Apostles, with an inscription around the rim, and decorations (including a factotum) built up from cast arabesque fleurons. Set in Arabic, Syriac, roman and italic types. [2 blank], [5], [1 blank], 447, [1 blank], [43], [5 blank]; "70" [= 66] pp. Early 19th-century tanned sheepskin (decorated in a so-called "tree marbled" pattern), sewn on 3 recessed cords, with a hollow back, gold-tooled spine with a label, woodblock-printed decorated endpapers in red and black. First and only edition of Obicini's Arabic, Syriac and Latin glossary, based on the 11th-century Arabic and Syriac glossary compiled by the East Syriac scholar, monk and priest Elija bar Shinaja (975-1046 or 1049) from Shenna in what is now northern Iraq, metropolitan of Nisibis from 1008. Shinaja's version is also known as "The book of the interpreter". The words are arranged by subject and set in three columns with, from right to left, Arabic, Syriac and Latin. It opens from the right, like an Arabic or Syriac book. The Index alphabeticus has its own title-page, pagination and series of signatures, but forms an appendix to the Thesaurus, providing an alphabetical index to the Latin words and phrases. Syriac is an eastern form of Aramaic, unrelated to the Arabic language spoken in modern Syria. Obicini (1585-1632), a Franciscan abbot who spent many years in Aleppo, taught Arabic at the St. Peter monastery in Rome. He died leaving his student Germanus de Silesia to see the Thesaurus through the press. It suffered from the lack of authorial oversight, with initial, medial and final forms misused and an occasional letter set upside down (according to Philologia Orientalis sometimes even whole words) and includes a long list of corrigenda. Pope Gregory XV established the Sacra Congregatio de Propaganda Fide in 1622 to promote the Catholic religion through missionary work. It set up its own printing office at Rome under Stefano Paolini in 1623, acquiring many of the non-Latin types used by the earlier Papal presses and having many new ones cut, some by Paolini himself and others by "il Tedesco", apparently Johann Hermanskircher. The great French punchcutter Robert Granjon cut the Arabic type used for the glossary words of the present book, making a specimen for presentation to the Pope in 1580, and Dominico Basa first used it in a book in a geographical treatise, Kitab al-Bustan (Rome, 1584/85). The Syriac and the Arabic used for headings (the latter nicely displayed in 12 lines on p. 123) are among the new types cut for the Propaganda Fide. A document of 1627 indicates that a "Chaldean" type had been recently purchased and was ready for use, no doubt the present Syriac, in the West Syriac serto style, which first appeared in a book in 1628. The new Arabic appears here for the first time. The collation in ICCU is incorrect and should read: [pi]4 A-2E8, ²2E8 2F-2G8, ²A-D8 2E1. With an inscription on the back paste-down, probably contemporary with the binding: "Ad usum Fr. Jo. Pauli Brigherti Ord. Pred." With 4 quires badly browned and some others somewhat browned. Otherwise in good condition and with all three integral blank leaves. The binding has some worm holes in the boards and a couple small holes in the hinges, but is structurally sound. A pioneering work in the European study of the Arabic and Syriac languages. ICCU VEAE003127; Philologia orientalis 223 (and for Obicini 222); for the Arabic type: Vervliet, Palaeotypography (2008), pp. 450-451; for the Syriac type: Coakley, Typography of Syriac (2006), W13.

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        Letter signed with autograph salutation ("Il Card[ina]le di Ascoli"). Macerata, 3. VI. 1636.

      1636. 4to. 1 p. Bifolium with integral address panel and papered seal. To the suffragan of Sabina. - In 1633, Centini was one of the inquisitors who judged Galileo Galilei. - Traces of folding; somewhat spotty.

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        [Kitab 'Aja'ib al-maqdur fi aghbar Timur] Vitae & rerum gestarum Timuri, qui vulgo Tamerlanes dicitur, historia. Leiden, Elsevier, 1636.

      1636. 4to. (8), 448 pp. With half-title printed in dark blue and red, title-page printed in red and black within woodcut borders and and leaf *3 printed in red, dark blue, and black. Later stiff paper wrappers, manuscript title on spine. First Arabic edition of an important eyewitness account of the life of Tamerlane (Timur), the successful and barbaric 14th-century Turkish conqueror, printed entirely in Arabic. "An interesting feature of the book is the use of blue ink for the printing of the word 'Tamerlanis' (between two red lines) on the half-title, as well as for one typographical ornament on leaf 3 recto" (Smitskamp). The text is based on the original Arabic manuscript, completed in 1437-1438, by the Syrian author Ahmad lbn 'Arabshah, secretary of Sultan Ahmad of Baghdad. In the 16th century Timur was made famous in Europe through Christopher Marlowe's play Tamburlaine (1590). The present work was edited and prefaced by Jacob Golius. The Arabic manuscript used by him is still preserved at Leiden University library and contains many notes in his hand. A French translation by Pierre Vattier appeared in 1658. - With an unidentified library stamp on the title-page. Some leaves heavily foxed and a few small spots. Overall a good copy. De Nave 90. Fück 81f. Lambrecht 1774. Schnurrer 166. Smitskamp 313. STCN (8 copies). Willems 434. Not in Atabey or Blackmer.

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        Les Essais de Michel Seigneur de MONTAIGNE. Dernière Edition enrichie d&#8217 annotations en marge. Corrigée suivant les premières impressions avec une table tres-ample des noms & matieres remarquables & signalees. Plus la vie de l&#8217 autheur,...

      Martin Collet Paris 1636 In-8 ( 185 X 120 mm ) de ( 8 )-1129p-( 16 ), plein vélin crème à recouvrement, dos lisse muet ( Reliure de l'époque ). Avertissement de MONTAIGNE, Avis de Mademoiselle DE GOURNAY, la belle-fille de MONTAIGNE, table des chapitres, les Essais, table générale des noms et des matières. Edition composée à partir de celles de 1608, 1611, 1617 et 1627 et partagée entre 13 libraires parisiens. [Bibliotheca Desaniana, n°62 Tchemerzine, IV, 897]. Très bel exemplaire, la reliure en vélin de l'époque est parfaitement conservée. D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com

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        1634 KJV Bible - Robert Barker

      Binding original leather with original brass armour front and back; some wear & worming; clasps & chain missing. Edition probably originally a library copy. Spine restored through to this, the 3rd part title page probably inserted into the whole book, dated 1636, this page quality similar to others (signed on back by previous owner). Printed at London by Robert Barker. Contains the old and new testament and Apocrypha.

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        Grammaticus Proteus arcanorum Societatis Jesu Daedalus [...]. Accessit auctarium animadversionum in Gasparis Scioppii ecclesiasticam astrologiam. Ingolstadt, Gregor Hänlin, 1636.

      1636. (2), 506 SS. (Dabei:) Ders. Appendix ad grammaticum Proteum, qua breviter ostenditur, quid de relatione Alphonsi de Vargas ad reges et principes Christianos sit sentiendum. Ebd., 1636. (2), 84 SS. Pergamentband der Zeit mit hs. Rückentitel. Dreiseitiger Farbschnitt. Bindebänder fehlen. 8vo. Jeweils erste Ausgabe. - Verteidigungsschrift der Jesuiten gegen Caspar Schoppes "Arcana Soc. Jesu" (1635) und "Astrologia ecclesiastica" (1634), scharfe Schriften im Dienste der päpstlichen Partei, gegen einen Teil der Jesuiten und ihren Einfluß auf Kaiser Ferdinand II. - Ecken etwas bestoßen. Zu Beginn und gegen Ende etwas braunfleckig; letzte Bll. mit kl. Wurmspuren im w. Rand. VD 17, 12:115243U und 23:297858H. De Backer/Sommervogel. III, 869, 43 und 44. Dünnhaupt (unter Schoppe) S. 3736 und 3776, 79.1 Anm. (nur I). Bautz, BBKL XVIII, 1261ff.

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        [Amthal Luqman al-hakim]. Locmani sapientis fabulae et selecta quaedam Arabum adagia. Cum interpretatione latina & notis Thomae Erpenii. Leiden, Jean Maire, 1636.

      1636. 4to. 60, (2) pp. Woodcut vignette to title. Text in Latin and Arabic. Early 19th century boards covered with blue brocade paper. Second edition, following Erpenius's 1615 editio princeps. - Lokman was a legendary sage of the pre-Muhammedanian era, occasionally said to have been king of Yemen, a prophet, or an Abessinian slave. This late 13th-c. adaptation of a Syrian translation of Aesop's Fables was attached to his name. Since their first publication in Europe in 1615, the "Fables" constitute an obligatory passage for learning Arabic, which explains the proliferation of versions (including those for school use). The collection was edited by Thomas Erpenius (1584-1624), professor of oriental languages at Leiden. In 1613, after his return from Paris, he set up a private press with types cut specially for him. - Some fingerstaining, waterstaining and duststaining; lower corner of t. p. torn off (no loss to text); an early student's pen scribblings on title page, and a later owner's pencil notes in Arabic in margins and on final flyleaf. Zenker I, 627. Schnurrer 220. Landwehr F137. OCLC 85371352. Cf. Fück 65f.

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        Les Familles de la France illustrées par les monumens des médailles anciennes et modernes, tirées des plus rares & curieux cabinets du royaume, sur les metaux d'or, d'argent & de bronze. A Monseigneur l'Eminentissime cardinal duc de Richelieu. Par Jacques de Bie, chalcographe.

      A Paris chez Jean Camusat 1636 Petit in-folio d'1 titre-frontispice, (4)-22 pp. 1 planche hors-texte, (8)-245-(11) pp., maroquin vert à grains longs, dos orné à nerfs, triple filet doré d'encadrement sur les plats, tranches dorées et ciselées (reliure du XIXe siècle). Deuxième édition. L'édition originale parut en 1634 et formait la troisième partie de La France métallique du même auteur. Colophon : De l'imprimerie de Jean Bessin, Imprimeur & Marchand Libraire à Paris. 1634. Titre-frontispice gravé suivi d'un titre en rouge et noir. Epître adressée au cardinal de Richelieu. 1 planche symbolique hors-texte des neuf mois de l'année et 274 médailles gravées dans le texte (table) commentées par l'auteur : papes, cardinaux, princes et princesses, grands seigneurs, chanceliers, gardes des seaux, conseillers d'Etat, Prévôt des marchands de la ville de Paris. Bel exemplaire en maroquin vert aux tranches ciselées. Pâle mouillure sur quelques feuillets, légères traces d'usure sur les mors et les coupes. Saffroy, III, 34105a.

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        Territorio Padovano

      1636. La carta firmata da Hendrick Hondius appare per la prima volta nel "Theatrum Italiae in Eius Regna Dominia.." edito da Hendrick stesso nel 1636 e contenente molte mappe di Jodocus Hondius e Jan Janssonius. L'opera presenta ben 39 nuove carte dell'Italia, tra le quali questa del Padovano. Successivamente la carta è inserita negli atlanti di Hondius e Janssonius. Edizione con il testo francese. Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Bibliografia: Koeman Me 43, 368. Amsterdam Amsterdam 480 380

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        Thesaurus Arabico-Syro-Latinus. Rome, Sac. Congreg. de Propaganda Fide, 1636.

      1636. 8vo. (6), 447, (22) pp. Woodcut printer's device to title page. Contemp. vellum. First edition of this Syriac glossary (rather than a thesaurus proper), arranged by subject rather than by alphabet: "Neque vero thesaurus est, sed verius nomenclator, non quidem ordine alphabetico, sed per materias dispositus. Verus auctor est Elias Barsinaeus, Metropolita Sobae seu Nisibis, undecimo saeculo clarus" (Schnurrer). - Edited by Tommaso Obicini da Novara (1585-1632), "one of the figures at the background of the Propaganda Press, abbot of the Franciscan convent at Aleppo from 1613-16 and 1619-20, and in 1620 elected Custode di Terra Santa e Commissario Apostolico per tutto l'Oriente. In 1621 he returned to Rome, and became the first lector of Arabic in the St. Peter Convent at Rome" (Smitskamp 222). - Evenly browned throughout due to paper. Title page shows stamp of the Franciscan Convent of St. Anthony in Breslau-Karlowitz. BM-STC 624. Smitskamp 223. Schnurrer 63. Fück 77. Zaunmüller 372. Vater/Jülg 24. Graesse V, 1. Ebert 14920.

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        Moyses viator : sev, imago militantis ecclesiae mosaicis peregrinantis synagogae

      - Sumptibus Gabrielis Boissat, Lugduni (Lyon) 1636, in-8 (11,5x17,5cm), (16) 486pp., relié. - First Edition. Rare. Assente Brunet. Un sequel sarà pubblicato nel 1639 edizione di 1680 riunirà le due parti. Velin tempo pieno flessibile. Titolo penna. Lungo poema nell'esodo degli ebrei. Esso rivela l'immagine del pellegrino e il pellegrinaggio al Rinascimento, vale a dire una passeggiata esclusiva ad un luogo sacro. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Rare. Absent à Brunet. Une suite sera publiée en 1639. L'édition de 1680 réunira les deux parties. Reliure en plein vélin souple d'époque. Titre à la plume. Long poème en vers sur l'exode des juifs. On y découvre l'image du pélerin et du pélerinage à la Renaissance, c'est à dire une marche exclusive vers un lieu sacral.

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        A Voyage into the Levant. A Breife Relation of a Journey, lately performed by Master H.B. Gentleman, from England by the way of Venice, into Dalmatia, Sclavonia, Bosnah, Hungary, Macedonia, Thessaly, Thrace, Rhodes and Egypt, unto Gran Cairo: With particular observations concerning the moderne condition of the Turkes, and other people under that Empire. The Second Edition. London, Printed by I.L. for Andrew Crooke, 1636.

      1636. Small 4to. (2), 126pp. Trimmed, touching the first work title and a few headlines and page numbers. Expertly bound to style in 19th century straight grained brown morocco, covers elaborately bordered in gilt, spine with raised bands in six compartments, lettered in the second, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Scarce early English work on the Levant. Blount journeyed to the Levant in 1634 and first published his account two years later (the present second edition appearing later in the same year). It is an important English work and one of the first to view the Turks without prejudice. "Blount wrote objectively and viewed Turkish society as different from, but equally valid to, the life he knew in England" (Blackmer catalogue). Provenance: E.B.,Trinity College, Cambridge (inscription on verso of title dated 1748). Atabey 119 (first edition). Blackmer 154. STC 3137. Wing B3317. Weber 289.

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        Dieci libri di pensieri diversi ne' quali per via di quisiti con nuovi fondamenti, e ragioni si trattano le più curiose materie naturali, morali, civili, poetiche, istoriche, e d'altre facoltà, che soglian venire in discorso fra Cavalieri, e Professori di Lettere.

      Marc'Antonio Brogiolo, 1636. 170x210mm Piccole imperfezioni al dorso, rare tracce di tarlo estinto senza compromissione del testo La prima edizione dell'opera fu pubblicata nel 1608, la seconda nel 1620 a Carpi. Ci fu poi la prima edizione veneziana nel 1627 e a seguire questa edizione veneziana del 1636. I primi quattro libri contengono quesiti di fisica, astronomia e meteorologia; il quinto contiene curiosità; il sesto trattati di etica, morale, storia, politica, filosofia e letteratura. Indubbiamente il libro più noto è l'ultimo (che fu aggiunto nell'edizione definitiva) sugli ingegni antichi e moderni. Dedica all'Arcivescovo di Tessalonica, Vescovo di Terni e nunzio apostolico appreso la Serenissima Repubblica di Venezia Monsignor Francesco Vitelli. Bella marca tipografica al frontespizio e capilettere ornati.

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        Aristotelis philosophiae selecta expositio thomistica quaestionibus ac dubiis illustrata per R. P. Fr. Franciscum Manca De Prado ... Reverendissimo P. F. Nicolao Rodulfio ejusdem ordinis generali magistro

      Typis Io. Francisci Bianco 1636. In folio, pp. (12) + 568. Frontespizio con stemma vescovile inc. all'acquaforte. Testo a 2 colonne. Qualche ombreggiatura. Galleria di tarlo al margine superiore di 30 cc. all'interno del volume. Tagli rossi. P. pergamena coeva. Edizione originale di questo raro commento agli otto libri della fisica di Aristotele. LAT

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        Jésus crucifié. Poëme

      Paris, Jean Camusat Inconnu 1636 Peu commun. Petit in-12 (8 x 13,8 cm), reliure plein veau fauve, pièce de titre rouge, tranches rouge, liseré doré sur les coupes (reliure du XVIIIe siècle), éiij-165pages, exemplaire de F. Lachèvre avec son ex-libris au verso du premier plat, édition originale, ornée d'une charmante vignette typographique gravée en taille-douce sur le texte. Nicolas Frénicle est né en 1600 à Paris. Après des études d'humanités, il se lança dans le libertinage et fut un des joyeux compagnons qui se groupèrent autour d'Antoine Brun de Dôle, le célèbre jurisconsulte franc-comtois, dont la jeunesse n'a été rien moins qu'édifiante. En 1623, il fut incriminé par le parlement de Paris pour des propos déplacés dans un Parnasse satyrique. Ayant réussi à se soustraire à l'action de la justice, il se maria et passa la seconde partie de son existence à composer des poèmes religieux et des hymnes à la Sainte-Vierge (Lachèvre, Recueils collectifs de poésies libres et satiriques, pp. 224-227) ; coiffe supérieure et coins usés, dos légèrement craquelé, par ailleurs intérieur bien conservé, bon état général. Nos envois des ouvrages de moins de 60 Euros se font par colissimo (tarif de La Poste), et en colissimo Recommandes au-dela sauf avis contraire de votre part.

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        Pharmacopoea Amstelredamensis, senatus auctoritate munita & recognita. Editio quinta.Amsterdam, Joan Blaeu, 1650. With a woodcut coat of arms of the city of Amsterdam on title-page. With: (2) [ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS]. Pharmacopoeia Londinensis collegarum. London, [s.n.], 1662. 2 works in 1 volume. 16mo. Contemporary vellum, new endpapers.

      Ad1: STCN ( 1 copy); WorldCat (4 other copies); cf. Daems & Vanderwiele, pp.47-48; ad 2: ESTC (9 copies); Krivatsky 8929. Ad 1: Rare fifth edition of the first official pharmacopoeia of Amsterdam, first published in 1636, and compiled anonymously by Nicolaes Tulp (1593-1674). It was initiated by the city of Amsterdam, to serve as an official legal standard for the correct preparation of numerous medicines. The book contains recipes for nearly 200 medicines. Several cities in the southern Low Countries and Germany, and even London, had produced pharmacopoeias before any Dutch city and Tulp based his on those published in Augsburg, Cologne and London, primarily on the 1622 edition of the Pharmacopoea Augustana (providing about 85% of the content).Ad 2: Eighth(?) edition of the official pharmacopoeia of London, first published in 1618 and compiled by the College of Physicians of London. It contains over a 1000 medicines, including syrups, waters, pills, powders, etc. The London pharmacopoeias used many Greek and Arabic names for their medicines and ingredients, which were mostly dropped in the edition of 1677. Many editions appeared upto the 18th century. With a small owner's inscription on title-page of the first work. Slightly browned with some occasional small spots, leaf I1 of ad 1 torn, affecting part of the text. Bindings stained and bookblock detached from binding at front hinge. Overall a fair copy.

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        DISCOURS SUR LE TRAICTE DE PRAGUE FAIT ENTRE L'EMPEREUR ET LE DUC DE SAXE LE 20-30 MAY 1635 Dans lequel sont clairement representez les desseins & artifices de la maison d'Austriche, la simplicté des Saxons Et les iustes raisons qui ont obligé les couronnes alliées à continuer la guerre iusques icy; le tout translaté du Latin & augmenté des articles mesmes du Tracté de Prague. (AUX ARMES DE LOUIS XIII)

      - AU ARMES DU ROI LOUIS XIII et l'EX-LIBRIS DE L'ABBE DE BOUSMARD (Probablement Henri, famille Lorraine qui donne de nombreux abbés et Prélats). - EDITION ORIGINALE. - 1636 à Paris Chez Sébastien CRAMOISY, - In-8 plein maroquin veau fauve, dos lisse restauré, les 2 plats aux Belles Armoiries de Louis XIII, toutes tranches dorées. - 1 f. P. de titre avec l'Ex-libris manuscrit de l'Abbé de Bousmard, Cachet humide ill., Vignette aux armes de Louis XIII, 7 ff. pour l'épitre au Roi et au lecteur avec une belle vignette et bandeau et Privilège de 1636, 16 ff. nn. pour les ARTICLES DU TRAITE DE PAIX DE PRAGUE DE 1636, 182 pages numérotées et sous FIN, Achevé en Latin le 30/20 May 1636.BEL EXEMPLAIRE

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        Le banquet des muses - ou - Les divers satires du sieur Avvray. Contenant plusieurs poemes non encore veues n'y imprimez. Ensemble est adjouste l'Innocence descouverte, tragi-comedie, par le meme autheur

      A Rouen chez David Ferrand, rue aux Juifs, 1636. Format 11x18 cm, superbe reliure plein basane fauve, 5 faux nerfs, toutes tranches dorees, titres dores, double filet dore sur les tranches, (8)+408 pages. Les 57 pages de "L'innocence descouverte" ne sont pas dans l'ouvrage. Tres bon etat. Exemplaire ancien de la troisieme edition (1623,1628 puis 1636), relie fin XIXeme, reliure signee Dunezat. "L'innocence descouverte" est compose de plusieurs cahiers avec une pagination a part, ici l'euvre est bien signalee dans la page de titre mais absente in-fine.

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