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        Orbis Phaeton...Pars Secunda. Mit 8 Kupfern von R. Sadeler

      Monachii: Apud Cornelium Leysserium 1636,. PGMt.der Zeit, [10], 507 S., [1], 24°. Einband fast unbeschädigt, minimal beschmutzt u. berieben. Besitzeranmerkung auf Titel. Seiten stellenweise minimal altersgebräunt oder -fleckig, sonst sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. *.

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        Manuscript - Nomogram & Sundial w/Drawings

      London, 1636. London, circa 1636-37. Exceedingly scarce manuscript on the complex science of dialling, dating to the great age of the European sundial, in which astronomer and mathematician Samuel Foster, distinguished Professor of astronomy at Gresham College, describes the construction and use of an Analemmatic sundial, a vertical sundial, and a declining sundial, for the purpose of keeping time. 8vo. approximately 15 x 18 cm, 12 pages on four double leafs, laid watermarked paper. Slight aging to extremities, otherwise in very good condition, beautifully preserved, a significant work. Foster's manuscript writings are exceedingly rare with the latest manuscript appearing at Sotheby's Macclesfield sale in 2004. By applying an instrument invented by the writer himself, and having established the scientific rules of dialling, Foster proceeds to instruct his appetent audience on the methods of constructing various types of sundials as precise time telling devices. A prominent subject at the time, Foster refers to previous lectures and concludes with a remark which reveals that his pioneering studies were still underway, as such aiding in dating the work. The mathematical construction employed by Foster was the nomogram, a calculating device consisting of a circle divided in two, with one quantity on one semi-circular arc, a second quantity on the other semi-circle, and a third along the diameter splitting the two, as illustrated herein. By placing a ruler across the circle, the required mathematical relationship will be ascertained by the three points it crosses. The device was likely made by esteemed instrument maker Anthony Thompson, also based at Gresham College, whom provided Foster with quadrants and other instruments built to Foster's designs. Interestingly, some authorities date the development of nomograms to 1905, attributing it to J. Clark, nearly three centuries after Samuel Foster's work. Four of Foster's treatises on dialling are bound in an eclectic volume of tracts by numerous authors which is held in the Emmanuel College library. This manuscript relates to Samuel Foster's most important invention, a computational device known as a dialling scale, and precedes the publication of his second and most significant book, as follows: In 1638 Foster wrote "The Art of Dialling; by a New, Easie, and Most Speedy Way... how to describe the Houre-lines upon all sorts of Plaines, Howsoever, or in what Latitude soever Situated..." which was printed in London by I. Dawson for F. Eglesfield (sold at the signe of the Marigold in Pauls Church-yard). This work described the construction of horizontal, vertical and inclining sundials using his dialing scale, the first circular nomogram. In his appendix, "shewing a ready way to find out the latitude of any place the Sunne... By the Meridian Altitude, and declination of the sun had; how to find the Latitude of the place, or the elevation of the Pole above the horizon", Foster recommended observing the altitude of the Sun above the horizon at mid-day (i.e. its highest point), and supplied a table of correction factors for the Sun's position along the ecliptic on every day of the year. He concluded the appendix with a worked example. (Finding the latitude of your location is vital in order to align the gnomon of a sundial correctly and so use the sundial to tell the time accurately.). Very Good.

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        Hibernia Regnum vulgo Ireland. Amstelodami, Apud Ioannem Ianssonium

      Amsterdam, um 1636. 38,8 : 50,2 cm.. Van der Krogt, P.: Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 5900:1B. - Original alt handkolorierte Kupferstich-Karte von Irland von J. Janssonius. Dekorative Titelkartusche mit der irischen Harfe und königlichem Wappen. Mit den Küsten von Wales, Nordwest-England und Südwest-Schottland. Mit Schiffen, Meeresungeheuern und einem Meilenzeiger von Putten gehalten. Rückseitig französischer Text. - Mittelfalte im unteren und oberen Bereich hinterlegt. Etwas braunfleckig. Sehr gute Erhaltung. - Original old hand coloured map of Ireland by J. Janssonius. One of the most beautiful maps of Ireland. Decorative title cartouche with the Irish harp and Royal arms above. Showing the coasts of Wales, north west England, and south west Scotland. With ships, seamonsters and a mileage scale held by putti. French text on verso. - Centrefold in lower and upper part backed. A few minor brown spots. Very good condition.

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        D'oude Chronijcke ende Historien van Holland (met West-Vriesland) van Zeeland ende van Utrecht. Van nieus oversien, vermeerdert, verbetert ende verciert met eenige Geslacht-registeren ende Genealogien der voornaemster Edelen, midtsgaders Steden, Dorpen, Heeren-Huysen, ende andere beschryvinghen van Hollandt: Voor desen noyt alsoo ghedruckt gheweest. Beginnende vanden Jare onses Heeren 449. tot dit teghenwoordigh Jaer 1636.

      's Gravenhage; 1636 - ; Hillebrant van Wouw. Twee delen in één band. Gegraveerde titelpagina en 39 tekstillustraties (1 kaartje, 3 van wapentuig en 35 van graven en gravinnen). Folio (32x21 cm). Rug origineel halfleer met ribben; (latere) gemarmerde platten. (16), 626, (12), 391 p.* Onderzijde kneep aan één kant los (ca. 5 cm). Eerste 150 p. met enkele wormgaatjes vnl. in de marge. Gemarmerde platten met slijtageplekke aan de randen. Hier en daar enige vochtvlekken vnl. in de marge. Over het geheel genomen een aantrekkelijk exemplaar!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat De Boekenbeurs]
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        Mappa Aestivarvm Insularum, alias Barmudas.

      Amsterdam 1636 - Fine original color; excellent condition; elegantly framed. A beautiful example of this classic Dutch map of Bermuda. As were most 17th century maps of Bermuda, Hondius¿ was based on Richard Norwood¿s 1618 chart, executed in behalf of the Bermuda Company. The map thus includes the parishes and tribes allotted to the company¿s principal members with their names included, most of which survive in one form or another to this day. The map vividly illustrates how hazardous the coastline of Bermuda was and is to shipping by the almost unbroken ring of crosses signifying wrecks surrounding the island. The engraving actually includes two maps of Bermuda of different scales. Nestled within the hook of the island is another, smaller depiction of Bermuda, placed there to show its position and size relative to Cape Cod, Nova Scotia and Virginia. (Roanoke, Cape Henry and Cape Charles are all named). This design proved confusing to some later copiers, who dispensed with the mainland in their renditions while mistakenly retaining the smaller ¿Bermuda,¿ thereby transforming it into a small island off the coast of Bermuda. Palmer, MCS No. 19, map no. 8.

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        Lucii Annaei Flori rerum Romanarum. Editio nova, accurante Ioanne Freinshemio. In qua quid praestitum sit, aversa pagina docebit [bound with] Dissertatiuncula de calidae potu

      Argentorati. : Sumptibus heredum Lazari Zetzneri., anno M. DC. XXXVI., 1636, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, New EditionGood copy bound in later (19th century?) leather-backed marbled boards. Gilt-blocked leather label to spine, with gilt cross bands. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. Pages are considerably foxed and dust-toned. Page edges blue/specked. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 436 pages; Physical description: [16], 436, [156] p. ; 16.5cm. Subjects: Rome - History - Early works to 1800. Signatures: A8 A-2O8. Related names: Zetzner, Lazarus, d. 1616, [publisher]. Referenced by: VD17 23: 274039Q. Language: Latin. Bound with: Dissertatiuncula de calidae potu, by Johann Freinsheim (1608-1660). Subjects: Beverages - History - Early works to 1800. Civilization, Classical - Early works to 1800. Medicine, Ancient - Chocolate - Early works to 1800. Notes: Publisher's device with motto "Scientia immutabilis" on t. P. Text in Latin with quotations and examples in Greek with Latin translation. Head-piece, marginal notes.

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        Thesaurus Arabico-Syro-Latinus ... With: Index alphabeticus. ... Rome, Propaganda Fide, 1636. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. Set in Arabic, Syriac, roman and italic types. Early 19th-century tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.

      ICCU VEAE003127; Philologia orientalis 223 (and for Obicini 222); for Shinaja: 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 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. With an inscription on the back paste-down. 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.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        P. Virgilii Maronis Opera nunc emendatiora.

      Elzevier, Leiden 1636 - First Issue of the Elzevier 1636 edition of the works of Virgil. 12mo. pp. [40], 411, [43]. With engraved title page and fold out map. 2 pages printed in red. Bound in full morocco with finely gilt spine. Small professional repair to upper hinge of front cover – binding is otherwise in an excellent state of preservation. All edges are gilt. Occasional underlining in an old hand of a word or a phrase – very faint and miniscule; slight chipping on upper edge of map. This copy was in the Henry Huth collection and it contains his oval red morocco book plate stamped in gilt on the inside front cover. Berghman says "C’est une des plus admirables productions des Elzevier, et les beaux exemplaires sont rares et precieux." [Willems 450; Berghman 2167; Schweiger III, p. 1169; Dibdin II, p. 547]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert McDowell Antiquarian Books]
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        FARFALLONI DE GLI ANTICHI HISTORICI [Blunders of the Ancient Historians]

      Venice: Giacomo Sarzina 1st first edition, 1636. Hardcover. Very Good-. Emblematic printer's mark to TP & foliated capitals throughout. Typography with chapter ends in shaped "tails". Octavo catspaw calf (rebacked on 5 raised bands with original gilt spine label) All edges rouge TP+(14pp) +512pp Signature of Thos. Brown? - As this work was in Brown's library catalogue and referred to in his Pseudoxia it is possible that this copy came from his library and the signature one of his descendants. In any case a lovely copy of these amusing and popular anecdotes of classical and ancient history.

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        Thesaurus Notariorum - Das ist Notatiat und Formular Buch. Underscheiden in sechs Theil: Ein aussführlichen Bericht / vom Ampt der Notarie / so sol in gemein: alss sonderlich den Contracten / Testamenten / und leisten Willen den Contracten / Testamenten / und letsten Willen / wie auch Gerichtlichen Handlungen / und anderm welches solchen drey Hauptstucken anbängig ist .

      Ludwig König,, Basel, 1636 - 6 Teile in 1 Bd. Basel, Ludwig König, 1636. Gr.-4°. (12), 60, 444, 228, 336, 180, 144, (20) S. Mit 1 Holzschnitt-Titel. Pergamentband der Zeit mit 2 Schliessbändern (fleckig und wenig verzogen). VD17 12:628435R. - Ca. 5. Basler Ausgabe dieses im 17. Jh. häufig aufgelegten Formel- und Notariatslehrbuches, erschien erstmals 1607 in Frankfurt am Main. Der aus Basel stammende Johann Rudolph Sattler (1577-1628) wurde 1606 in seiner Heimatstadt Gerichtsschreiber und später Basler Ratsherr. - Durchgehend stärker gebräunt. Vorsätze knitterfaltig. Pergamentband der Zeit mit 2 Schliessbändern

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        Grammaticus Proteus arcanorum Societatis Jesu Daedalus [.]. Accessit auctarium animadversionum in Gasparis Scioppii ecclesiasticam astrologiam.

      Ingolstadt, Gregor Hänlin, 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. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Moyses viator : sev, imago militantis ecclesiae mosaicis peregrinantis synagogae.

      Sumptibus Gabrielis Boissat 1636 - - Sumptibus Gabrielis Boissat, Lugduni (Lyon) 1636, In 8 (11,5x17,5cm), (16) 486pp., relié. - Edition originale. Rare. Absent à Brunet. Une suite sera publiée en 1639. L'édition de 1680 réunira les deux parties. Plein Velin 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. (16) 486pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Thesaurus phrasium poeticarum. Adiecta est institutio poëtica ex R. P. Iacobi Pontani.

      Apud Ioannem Iansonium 1636 - - Apud Ioannem Iansonium, Amsterodami (Amsterdam) 1636, In 16 (7x12cm), 636pp. (5), relié. - Nouvelle édition, illustrée d'un frontispice.Plein Velin d'époque à rabats. Dos lisse. Titre à la plume.Composé de trois parties distinctes, le Theasurus lui-même (divisé lui même en sous parties), le Solius Virgilii (Virgiliana synonima) et Institutio poetica de Iacobi Pontani qui est un traité de poésie. Le Thesaurus est essentiellement un champ lexical et sémantique, métaphorique, de tous les termes usités en poésie latine, et extraits de poètes latins ; il était surtout destiné aux étudiants. 636pp. (5) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Annalia Dvbrensia. Vpon the Yeerly Celebration of Mr. Robert Dovers Olimpick Games Vpon Cotswold-Hills]

      London: Printed for Robert Raworth, 1636. (COTSWOLD GAMES) First edition of this very rare poetical miscellany, including contributions by Drayton, Jonson, Randolph, Feltham, Heywood, and many others. Small quarto. Engraved (facsimile) frontispiece depicting the Cotswold Games. Robert Dover, founder of the games, is on horseback, carrying a wand. [34] leaves (of 35 or 36). 19th-century quarter morocco and boards (spine quite rubbed), an imperfect copy, with the frontispiece in facsimile, and wanting the title leaf, some foxing and tanning early and late, K1 trimmed a bit close at fore-edge, barely touching a few letters, an occasional headline slightly cropped, otherwise a reasonably good (though still imperfect) copy, the front binder's endsheet and pastedown bear some neat 19th century bibliographic annotations, a book plate, and an 1813 ownership inscription. Case 84; ESTC S111583; STC 24954 . Case and ESTC locate variants, the former recording a literal reprint with an added poem on K2 (not present here, and cited by Case as 84b), and the latter copies with one of three different dedicatory leaves added (none here present). The poems praise Robert Dover for his stewardship and promotion of the Cotswold Games, beginning ca. 1612, although it is unclear whether Dover actually started the event, or simply elaborated upon a more modest pre-extant celebration. The Games ended for a period in 1642, after the outbreak of the Civil War, but were revived in 1660, and persisted in forms both temperate and intemperate through 1850. A modern revival, beginning in 1965 under the sponsorship of the Robert Dover's Games Society, has been formalized. ESTC, which does not distinguish Case's reprint with the extra poem on K2, locates 9 copies of this edition in North America (including the variants), and even the early 18th century reprint (dated conjecturally 1720 by ESTC, and which features added text on the verso of A2) is uncommon. No copy at auction (until 2013 when it brought £2800) Writing in 1972, the athletics coach and sports journalist Ron Pickering said: "The influence of English rural sports, and the work of William Penny Brookes and Robert Dover, have been significant in the development of the Olympic Games philosophy. Almost half the events in the Modern Games are historically connected to British rural sports. Therefore we have a certain arrogant claim and a responsibility to the development of the Modern Olympic Games"

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        Thesaurus Arabico-Syro-Latinus

      Rome: Congregationis de Propag.Fide, 1636 Octavo, contemporary vellum; pp. (6), 447, pp. (44), Syriac, Arabic and Latin text throughout, woodcut printers device to title, woodcuts to chapter endings, some paper browning throughout, a good copy.FIRST EDITION of the Syriac-Arabic dictionary arranged according to subjects originally compiled in the 11th century by Elias bar Shinaya, Metropolitan of Nisibis, edited with a Latin translation by Obicini. It was published by Obicini?s pupil Germanus de Silesia, author of an Arabic Grammar and an Italian-Arabic dictionary. It is dedicated by Achilles Venerius to Cardinal Barbarini. The Syriac types are the 20pt Maronite types and the Arabic of the text Granjon?s arabe du kitãb al-Bustãn.Thomas Obicini (1585-1632) from Novara, was abbot of the Franciscan convent at Aleppo. In 1621 he returned to Rome and became first lector of Arabic in the St Peter Convent. He was responsible for the supervision of the type designs of Oriental types at the Propaganda Press. The author warns the reader against irregularities in the text, owing to the difficulties in printing Arabic texts, and the new type. The Propaganda Press was founded in 1622 and in 1626 a true printing house was established together with a foundry named after the Congregatio. To its stock were added exotic types from the Stamperia Vaticana. The Press printed missals, grammars, dictionaries and Alphabeta.Schnurrer, Bibliotheca Arabica, pp.38-39.See Graf IV 175. Brill, Philologia Orientalis, II, 223. British Library, Catalogue of Arabic Books, II,506, 448.

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        Beschrivinge van Out Batavien met de antiquiteyten vandien. Mitsgaders d'afbeeldinge, afcomst ende historie der (.) Graven van Hollant, Zeelant ende Vrieslant etc. Als oock: [DUYM, JOCOB], Een corte beschrivinghe der Nederlansche oorlogen, beginnende vanden aenvang der Nederlanse beroerten tot in den iare 1635 incluys met de afbeeldinge der gouverneurs en andere chrychs-helden.

      Amsterdam, Jan E. Cloppenburgh, 1636-1635. - 2 delen in 1 band. (XIV)+442;278 pp. Met gegrav. titel, 62 portretten & talr. andere houtgravures in de tekst. Gebonden. Perkament uit de tijd. Goed ex. (Papier wat verbruind, wat vlekkig in benedenmarges, hier en daar ook licht watervlekkig).

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        Virorum illustrium ex ordine Eremitarum D. Augustini Elogia cum singulorum expressis ad vivum iconibus.

      Antverpiae [Antwerpen], Cnobbarum, 1636.. 20 x 16 cm. Titelkupfer und 30 Kupferstich-Portraits von C[ornelis] Galle nach J[acques] Francquart. Ganzpergament des 19. Jhs. mit goldgeprägten Adelswappen auf beiden Deckeln, Rückentitel in Goldprägung.. Hier vorliegend die prächtigen Porträts des Cornelius Galle ohne Text in einem Exemplar aus einer belgischen Schloßbibliothek mit entsprechendem Exlibris "Chateau de Marchienne" und Wappen auf beiden Deckeln. Das Chateau Cartier in Marchienne-au-Pont bei Charleroi wurde nach einem schweren Brand 1932 von der Familie Cartier verkauft und beherbergt heute die Bibliothek Marguerite Yourcenar. Die belgische Schriftstellerin (1903-1987) war eine Verwandte Cartiers.

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        Virorum illustrium ex ordine Eremitarum D. Augustini elogia (.).

      J. Cnobbaert, Antwerpen 1636 - [16]-288 pp. (somewhat spotting). Uncommon collection of portraits of Augustinian saints and scholars : engr. title by Corn. Galle within elaborate border and 30 engr. portraits by Corn. Galle after J. Francquart. Prize leaf : Roosescens (?) Leonardus Delvaux 1714. Ownership entry J. Booten. Ref. Funck p. 299. STCV (4). Not in Matagne (Namur). 1 volumes. Contemporary sheep, spine on 4 raised bands

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        Nova Hispania et Nova Galicia

      Amsterdam 1636 - A highly decorative and colourful cartouche in the upper right with a Spanish coat of arms., Size : 350x485 (mm), 13.75x19.125 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

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        Tractatus de matrimonio non ineundo cum his, qui extra ecclesiam sunt

      Antwerpen, Cnobbaert 1636. 19 cm. (12), 370, (2) Seiten Pergamentband der Zeit - ADB V, 497 - Einzige Ausgabe. Franziskus van Dusseldorp (Duysseldorp; gestorben 1630), Prediger zu Leyden, wanderte aus Furcht vor den Reformierten nach Utrecht, später nach Köln und Emmerich aus. Einband etwas fleckig, am Schnitt vereinzelt Feuchtigkeitsränder, Titel im Rand zeitgenössischer Besitzeintrag. - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -

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        Fabrica Overo Dittionario Della lingua volgare Arabica, et Itliana, Copioso de voci; & locutoni, con osseruare lafrase dell?una lingua.

      Rome: Congregationis de Propag.Fide, 1636 Quarto, contemporary vellum, pp.(10) + 102, Arabic and Italian throughout, title with printers woodcut device, some browning throughout, an excellent copy.Schnurrer, Bibliotheca Arabica, 67. Brill, Philologia Orientalis, II,224. Graf IV 177. Lambrecht 464. Copac: 3 copies only at BL, Oxford, CambridgeFIRST EDITION of this rare Arabic manual printed in Rome at the Propoganda de Fidei Press. Dominicus was the editor of the famous Arabic-Latin dictionary printed in the same press in 1639. Father Germanus [1585-1670] succeded Obicini as Lector of Arabic and as a collaborator on the Arabic Bible project. He later stayed for a time in Persia and ended his life as a scholar in Madrid. There he left his manuscript of an unfinished Qur?an translation and grammaqtical treatises of Persian and Turkish. The Propaganda Press was founded in 1622 and in 1626 a true printing house was established together with a foundry named after the Congregatio. To its stock were added exotic types from the Stamperia Vaticana. The Press printed missals, grammars, dictionaries and Alphabeta.

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        A Collection of Some Principal Rules and Maximes of the Common Lawes of England, With Their Latitude and Extent: Explicated for

      London: by J. More, 1636. IN THE SCIENCE OF THE GROUNDS, AND MYSTERIES OF THE LAW, HE WAS EXCEEDED BY NONE 1 vol, small 8vo, (ix)94pp, early paper wrappers. Housed in a green morocco slipcase. Second edition of one of the earliest, if not the first, of maxims of the English Law (Rees 1: 20). CBEL 1: 870. We have here but twenty-five out of three hundred Rules which [Bacon] had collected: 'I thought good, before I brought them all into form, to publishsome few, that by the taste of other men's opinion...I might receive eitherapprobation in my own course, or better advice for the altering of others which remain. ' The excellence of that which we possess makes us grieve that we have so small a proportion of that which the author designed: 'Though some great masters of the Law did outgo him in bulk...yet in the science of the grounds, and mysteries of the Law, he was exceeded by none'--Preface to Blackstone's Anal. (Allibone, 90). None of Bacon's legal works were published before his death in 1626; the first edi...

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        The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes - very much enlarged and amended by Thomas Johnson

      London: Adam Islip, Joice Norton and Richard Whitakers, 1636 - The revised and enlarged third edition, the second by Thomas Johnson, which corrects many of Gerard's errors and ads 800 new species and 700 woodcuts. The most complete edition Third edition. Folio. Engraved title by John Payne, over 2700 woodcut illustrations to text. [38], 1630 [i.e, 1634], [48] pp. (lacking initial and final blank as usual). Later boards, rebacked in half calf, text toned with some light dampstaining. Brunet II: 1548; Hunt 230; Nissen BBI 698; STC 11752 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali, cum Terris Adiacentibus

      Amsterdam 1636 - A rather decorative map of the West Indies, and the southern U.S. With three large cartouches. The colours are vivid and vibrant with wide margins., Size : 380x525 (mm), 15x20.625 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring, 0

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        Mineralogia, sive Naturalis philosophiae thesauri.

      J. & P. Prost, Lyon 1636 - Mineralogia, sive Natvralis philosophiae thesauri, in qvibvs metallicae concretionis medicatorúmque fossilium miracula, terrarum pretium, colorum & pigmentorum apparatus concretorum succorum virtus lapidum atque gemmarum dignitas continentur. Lyon: J. & P. Prost, 1636. Folio (360x230 mm), [16], 626, [70] pp. Contemporary flexible vellum, title lettered in script on spine. Half-title, title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, paper repairs to fore margin of first 3 leaves, not affecting text block. Woodcut initials, head and tail pieces. Library stamps on dedication page, first page, 8pp of text and 58 pp. of index (not affecting text). Stamp from "Escuela de Ingenieros" dates 1882, discharged. Old repair to the lower tip of p.115, worm tracks on pp 304-350, last 6 pages of index with unobtrusive paper repairs to lower corner, light foxing, occasional contemporary manuscript annotations in text and to title-page. Very good condition, collated complete. ---- Bibl. Dt. Mus., Libri rari 67; Roller-G. I, 219; Hoover 214; Sinkankas 1221; Thorndike VII, 254-57. - First edition, second printing, with the dedication to Charles de Neufville (see Sinkankas). Bernard Cesi (Caesius) was born in Modena of a noble family. He entered the Jesuit order in 1599. He was attached to the court of Francis I, of the House of Este, Duke of Modena and Reggio from 1610 to 1658, when he died of the plague in Modena.The "Mineralogia" is a large compilation of mineralogical knowledge, with much on paleontological specimens as then known, and also on gemstones. Apparently he is the first author to employ the term 'mineralogy'. The text, in five books, treats mineralogy in general, the earths, petrified juices (salts, organics), stones, gems, and metals (Sinkankas). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Roman Histories

      1636. Fine. FLORUS, Lucius Julius [i.e. Annaeus]. The Roman Histories of Lucius Iulius Florus from the Foundation of Rome till Caesar Augustus, for above DCC yeares & from thence to Trajan, near CC years, divided by Florus into IV ages. London, Printed by R. Bishop, to be sold by Fr. Bowman in Oxford, 1636. 12mo. [1]f., [xxii]336pp. Third edition of E. M. Bolton's translation, first published in 1619. Engraved title showing a Roman centurion, and the four "ages of Rome" described in niches. Lacking final blank, otherwise internally fine, in early calf, ruled in blind. A few minor chips to extremities of covers.

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        Virginum Sacrarum Monimenta In Principum Wirtenbergicorum Ergastulo Litterario Iustâ Annorum Centuriâ, Injustâ Detenta Captivitate, Tandem Superis Faventibus, A. C. MDCXXXIV Ser[enissi]mi Hungariae, Bohemiaeq[ue] Regis, Ferdinandi III. &c. Victrici Erepta Manu, Praeunte Perbrevi Contentorum Omnium Compendio, Juridicis, Aliisq[ue] Prout Rerum Varietas Exigebat, Stipata Notationibus, In Lucem Prodeunt ; Orbi Universo

      Philbertum Brunn - Tubingæ [ Turbingen ] 1636 - Full Vellum, VG. [tp]+568pp, with initial & last blanks, Printed in Fraktur & latin script, some yellowing to the paper, Vellum soiled uniformly with the spine a gray colour & with a small split at the base of the upper hinge, ties detached & missing, internally a nice copy save for the yellowing of the paper. Interesting printing of a Document which alleges that the Monastic Lands belonging to the Dukes of Würtemburg were to have reverted to the Roman Catholic Church. Besold came by the document during the upheaval of the Thirty Years War and had it printed at a time when the Duke was in exile. Upon the Duke's restoration the book was vigourously suppressed. Christoph Besold [ 1577 - 1638 ] born of Protestant parents he converted to Catholicism in 1635. A Jurist & Lawyer 'His publication of three volumes of documents from the Stuttgart archives gave offence because their contents tended to prove that the immediate dependency of the Würtemberg monasteries on the Empire (Reichsunmittelbarkeit) implied for the local dukes the obligation of restoring the confiscated religious property. His writings are important for the history of the causes of the Thirty Years War.' [ Catholic Encyclopaedia ] 550 grams. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        EL GRAN PADRE DE LOS CREYENTES ABRAHAN. Lleva Cuatro indices de Libros, i capitulos, de la Sagrada escritura, Cosas Notables, i Remissiones a los Evangelios de la Cuaresma.

      - Imp. Gabriel Nogues a costa de Iuan Sapera, mercader de libros. Barcelona. 1636. 8h.+266h.+18h. Texto a dos columnas. Hojas oscurecidas. 21 x 16 cm. Enc. pergamino. RELIGIÓN-TEOLOGÍA

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        Pallas togata, et armata documentis politicis in problemata humaniora digestis, & in utroque pacis bellique statu Rempublicam formantibus, varia historicae atque poeticae eruditionis supellectili ornatur.

      Évora, Manuel Carvalho, 1636. - Title page with typographical border. Woodcut headpieces, tailpieces, initials and factotum. (4 ll.), 326 [actually 328] pp., (12 ll.). 4°, contemporary speckled calf (label missing, rubbed), spine heavily gilt in six compartments (top compartment defective, hole in another compartment), text-block edges sprinkled red. Marginal dampstaining, somewhat browned. Slight worming to last 30 leaves, touching 1-2 letters on many pages. Still, overall in good condition. Eighteenth-century owners' signatures on front flyleaf (De Binis da Costa de [illegible]), title-page (Dr. Costa, D. Manuel Gomes) and verso of final leaf (Antonio Agostinho de Freitas Henriquez). ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this book by a Jesuit author that discusses ethical and philosophical questions regarding politics, economics, and society. These questions, treated in the abstract, are similar to precepts one might find in courtesy books of the day. The volume ends with a 400-line poem on educational reforms by the Jesuits at the University of Évora.In the main text, Pereira is concerned with ethical dilemmas. For example: Is it greater wisdom to laugh about the human condition or to cry about it? Is it better to be subject to a ruler who was elected, or who inherited his position? Is it good or bad to be ruled by a woman? Should princes aim to be feared or loved? Which is more powerful, the desire for honor or for wealth? Where do leaders most shine, in battles on land or on sea?The final seven leaves contain a 400-verse neo-Latin poem by Pereira that describes the reforms instituted by the rector of Évora's College of Arts, P. Antonio de Sousa (d. 1635). The University of Évora was established by Cardinal D. Henrique in 1559, and was soon put under the control of the Jesuits. In the 1630s, the authority of the Jesuits was challenged by the rector of the University of Évora. Sousa's reforms defended the rights and privileges of the Jesuits against those attacks. According to the @Grande enciclopédia, this poem is a major source on those reforms. Pereira (1605-1681) was in an excellent position to recognize the importance of these reforms. He entered the Jesuit order in 1620, studied humanities at Évora and philosophy at Coimbra, before returning to Évora to work on his doctorate. For twenty years he taught at Évora. Pereira was one of the most learned Jesuits of his time, and his major works were much admired. His Latin-Portuguese-Spanish dictionary, @Prosodia in vocabularum trilingue latinam lusitanum, et castellanum digesta, first published at Évora, 1634, went through many editions. @Pallas togata is one of his rarest works.---- Arouca P105. Barbosa Machado I, 508-10. Backer-Sommervogel VI, 509. Coimbra, @Reservados 1849. Avila-Perez 5706: "muito rara." Monteverde 4027. Not in Innocêncio; cf. I, 352 and VIII, 376 for other works by this author. Not in Ameal, Azevedo-Samodães, or Palha. Not in HSA. On Pereira, see @Grande enciclopédia XXI, 124-5; on Sousa's reforms at Évora, see XXIX, 768-9. Not located in NUC. OCLC: 23049382 (Stanford University, Library of Congress); 644635689 (ESSAL = Salamanca?); 433592126 (Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid); 249591858 (Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin). Porbase locates a copy at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa and 5 copies in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal (4 of them in poor condition). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Collection of Some Principal Rules and Maximes of the Common Lawes of England, With Their Latitude and Extent: Explicated for

      London: by J. More 1636 - IN THE SCIENCE OF THE GROUNDS, AND MYSTERIES OF THE LAW, HE WAS EXCEEDED BY NONE 1 vol, small 8vo, (ix)94pp, early paper wrappers. Housed in a green morocco slipcase. Second edition of one of the earliest, if not the first, of maxims of the English Law (Rees 1: 20). CBEL 1: 870. We have here but twenty-five out of three hundred Rules which [Bacon] had collected: 'I thought good, before I brought them all into form, to publishsome few, that by the taste of other men's opinion.I might receive eitherapprobation in my own course, or better advice for the altering of others which remain. ' The excellence of that which we possess makes us grieve that we have so small a proportion of that which the author designed: 'Though some great masters of the Law did outgo him in bulk.yet in the science of the grounds, and mysteries of the Law, he was exceeded by none'--Preface to Blackstone's Anal. (Allibone, 90). None of Bacon's legal works were published before his death in 1626; the first edi. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        manuscrito. {Borrador de un Memorial al Rey [Felipe IV] del «Capitan Francisco de Vitoria Barahona» proponiendo diversas medidas para acrecentar las Rentas e Ingresos de la Corona, preparado para ser leido por Don Juan de Solórzano Pereyra, del Consejo de Indias, antes de la «Junta que se aze esta tarde en casa del licenciado Gregorio Lopez Madera». Con la firma autógrafa del memorialista y la data en 22 de Septiembre de 1636}.

      - Un cuaderno de tres hojas en folio, de apretada caligrafía, manuscritas por ambas caras. Cubiertas mudas en papel. Un documento de altísimo interés, tanto por la alta calificación de los personajes concernidos como por la materia sobre la que versa. Palau (371172) y (371173) recoge varios impresos rarísimos de Francisco de Vitoria Barahona, de los que cabe deducir su relación directa con la Carrera de Indias y el Galeón de Manila. - Otro tanto cabe deducir de un documento publicado del Archivo General de Indias relativo al Pleito del Consejo en 1639 en el que litiga «Francisco de Vitoria Barahona, vecino de Puebla de los Angeles, con el Fiscal, sobre remuneración de los arbitrios que dió para la buena administración y cobranza de los quintos de oro y plata de Indias».

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        Alphonsi de Vargas Toletani Relatio ad Reges et Proncipes Christianos, de Stratagematis et sophismatis Politicis Societatis Iesu ad Monarchiam Orbis terrarum sibi conficiendam.

      - In qua Iesuitarum erga Reges ac Populos optime de ipsis meritos infidelitas, ergaque ipsum Pontificem perfidia, contumelia & in fidei rebus novandi libido illustribus documentis comprobatur. No publisher or place. 1636. 4:o. 141,(blank). With: Societatis Iesu novum fidei sybolum. In Hispania promulgatum: Eiusdem. Notio Censoria in Symbolum Apostolorum. Habac. I. Adspicite in gentibus, & videte, & admiramini, & obstupescite:quia opus factum est in diebus vestris, quod nemo credet, cum narrabitur. No printer or place. 1636. 4:o. 8 pp. With: S. D. N. Dn. Urbani diuina prouidentia Papae VIII. Suppressio. Praensae Congregationis Iesuitissarum. Romae. Ex Typographia Reu. Camerae Apostolicae. 1632. No printer or place. 1636. 4:o. 8 p. Modern brown half morocco. Browning to some pages. Watersoiling throughout lower half from spine in a pyramid shape and also outer lower corner. Last three pages with spot outer edge. Old annotations, some cropped from earlier rebinding around 1800. 20 x 15,5 cm.[#\108380]

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        NATOLIA quae olim ASIA MINOR

      Amdterdam., 1636. Copper engraving. Fine condition, good margins. Size: 50 x 38.5 cm. A clear and attractive map of Turkey, including Cyprus and the eastern Aegean islands. Title on ribbon at top, flanked by turbanned angels. Fighting ships at sea, sea monsters, scale at lower right. Major towns are highlighted in red. The signature 'bb' on rear of map suggests this map is from the Appendix Atlantis, to the Newer Atlas of 1636.

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        HERBAL] THE HERBALL OR GENERALL HISTORIE OF PLANTES. GATHERED BY JOHN GERARDE OF LONDON MASTER IN CHYRURGERIE Very Much Enlarged and Ammended by Thomas Johnson, Citizen and Apothecarye of London

      Adam Islip, Joice Norton & Richard Whitakers, London 1636 - First published in 1597, this is the second edition edited by Thomas Johnson (a reprint of the 1633 edition) who corrected many of Gerard's errors and who improved the accuracy of the illustrations by using Plantin's woodcuts. Thick Folio (9" x 13") bound in full early calf sympathetically rebacked with a new red morocco spine label; (36), 30, (29)-30, (29)-1630, (48) pages with a list of errata on the verso of the last leaf. Illustrated with an engraved title page with a border of vignettes, decorative and historiated headpieces and initials, and 2,766 botanical woodcuts in the text describing over 2800 plants. Hunt 223; Nissen 698; STC 11751. Original front blank endpaper replaced. Tasteful bookplate of Roger Gates on the front pastedown. Minor loss to the lower blank outside corner of the first dozen or so pages, not close to the text; title page with small repairs. Some old dampstaining, mostly marginal and mostly rather faint. Nice, clean copy of this important book [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        P. VIRGILII MARONIS OPERA; nunc emendatiora.

      Lugduni Batavor (Leiden),, Ex officina Elzeviriana, 1636 - 12° [20] ff., 411, 43 (index)] pp., 1 oversized, folding map. Engraved title page. Preliminary p. [40] and p. 92 printed in red and black. Contemporary vellum. Gilt spine. Label on spine. Triple gilt rules on covers. All edges gilt. First this Elzevier edition, being the first Heinsius edition. This edition suffers from some errors in the text, which Heinsius's son attributed to the printer. Provenience: Front free endpaper with librarystamps: "Bibliothèque de M. A. R. Courbonne - Fallitur hora legendo", "Egregios Cumulare - Libros - Praeclara Supellex - Bibliotheca Cortina". The printing house of Elzevier in the north of the Netherlands (established in Leiden) is often compared to that of Plantin in the Southern Netherlands (established in Antwerp). Both were very successful commercial establishments which carried on for generations in the same family. Elzevier texts, often in small formats, were distributed throughout Europe. This edition of Virgil was edited by Daniel Heinsius (1580-1655), was professor of Greek and Latin at Leiden and one of the most famous Renaissance scholars. Slightely worn. Lateinisch Band:

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        Gründtlicher Bericht von zweien Schrifften der Calvinischen Predicanten zu Bremen under den Titeln: Abfertigung der gerhümbten Widerlegung Jacobi Andreae & Item Antwort auff Jacobi Andreae. Anno 83 ausgangen. Durch die Würtembergische Theologen verfertigt. Tübingen, G. Gruppenbach 1585. 4°. 10 (d.l.w.) Bll. 886 S. 8 Bll., tls. gepunzter Goldschn. mit Wappenmalerei, mod. Ldr. im Stil d. Zt. mit Verwendung der alten Wappensupralibros.

      - VD 16 H 1038 - Schottenloher 23956 - Jackson 1636 - nicht in Adams u. STC - siehe ADB XI, 242f zum Verf.- Umfangreiche Streitschrift gegen den ?Calvinistischen Geist? der Tübinger Schule von Jacob Heerbrand, (1521 -1600), einem Schüler von Melanchthon u. gemeinsam mit J. Andreä der wichtigste Theologe der nachreformatorischen Periode in Württemberg. Behandelt die beiden Hauptthemen: ?I. Von der Person und beiden Naturen in Christo. Und II. Von dem heiligen Abendtmal.?- Leicht gebräunt, sonst schönes Ex. aus einer Adelsbibliothek mit Supralibros: gekröntes F.

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        Tractuum Borussiae, circa Gedanum et Elbingam..

      Amsterdam ca. 1636. Karte zeigt die Stadt Danzig, Marienburg und Elbing. Die drei großen Werder mit der Ostsee., altkoloriert, Kupferstich, 41 x 48. Zustand: Falz etwas restauriert

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        'Provincia Ultoniae - The Province of Ulster - Amstelodami, Apud Joannem Janßonium':.

      . Kupferstich b. Henricus Hondius & Johannes Janssonius (Jansson) in Amsterdam, 1636, 39 x 49. van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. I, 5940:1. - 1. Ausgabe - ohne Rückentext! (dieser Zustand nicht bei van der Krogt!) - Zeigt die Provinz Ulster. - Unten links Titelkartusche und Meilenzeiger. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Naufragio da Nao N. Senhora de Belem feyto na terra do Natal no cabo de Boa Esperanza, & varios sucesos, que nella passou a India no anno de 1633

      The shipwreck of the Belem, and the journey along the western coast of Africa with Father Lobo. 1636. Lisbon. Lourenzo Craesbeeck. In 8vo (190 mm x 140 mm). 69 pp. + 1 ff. Full contemporary style calf by Imperio Graça, raised bands to spine, tolled in gilt, red lettering piece. Excellent copy, fresh and clean, with only minor scattered foxing spots.First edition. Cabreyra (d. 1638) was Captain of the Nossa Senhora de Belem, which was wrecked off the coast of the Cape of Good Hope in 1635 whilst returning to Portugal from India. The shipwreck news was widespread, not only for the losses, but for it carried a famous passenger: Jesuit Father Jerome Lobo, who after spending over 9 nine years in Abyssinia was returning to Europe; Lobo is the author of "A short relation of the River Nile, of its source and current" and was coming to report on the failure of the Ethiopian mission and the expulsion of the missionaries.The work narrates the events prior to the event, and the hardships and arrangements carried out by Cabreyra following the shipwreck; the building of smaller vessels to carry the survivals, the securing provisions and the dispatches from the King of Portugal, the journey along the western coast of Africa towards Angola, where the nearest Portuguese port was, amongst other interesting affairs.Another edition was also published in 1636 by Craesbeck, with a different collation, priority between both can´t be established; ca. 100 years later, Brito would include this work in his Historia Tragico-Maritima. Extremely rare, no copies have appeared at auction in the last 50 years.Mendelssohn, pp. 242.

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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.. 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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        Kst.- Karte, v. Peter van der Keere b. J. Jansson "Nova totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica tabula a. Pet. Kaerio. - Amsteldami Excudebat Ionnes Ianßonius".

      . altkol. ( full original Colour ), nach 1636, 39,5 x 53. Shirley 264 und Abb. Plate 2074 (= state 1 = 1608 ); Krogt, Koeman's Atlantis Neerlandici, Vol. 1, S. 565 ( Abb. 0001.1B.2 ); Schilder/Stopp. MCN VI, 2.4 - Vorliegende Karte im 4. Zustand (4. state ) mit der Adresse Janssonius ohne Datierung. Sie erschien in den Atlanten von 1636 - 1680 ( vergleiche Krogt ). - Die Weltkarte, nach Mercators Projektion, ist umgeben von 4 Bildleisten. An den Seiten Allegorien der 4 Jahreszeiten und Elemente, am oberen Rand mittig Allegorie auf die Sonne flankiert von Allegorien des Mondes und von 5 Planeten, am unteren Rand Darstellung der sieben Weltwunder. - Tadellos erhalten. Gerahmt ( framed )

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        Afbeelding van Rozendael ...[Part V of Schenk's Paradisus Oculorum].[Amsterdam], Pieter Schenk, [1702?]. Oblong royal 4to (23.5 x 29.5 cm). With engraved dedication also serving as a title-page, and 16 unnumbered engraved views (15 x 18.5 cm). Modern half parchment.

      The Anglo-Dutch Garden 73 & pp. 188-191; Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish), XXV, p. 293; Springer, Bibl. Overzicht, pp. 43-44. A magnificent series of detailed views of the house and gardens at Rosendael, in the Veluwe near Arnhem, the estate of Baron Johan van Arnhem (1636-1717), close friend and hunting companion of the Dutch Stadhouder and King of England, William of Orange. The great tower, the only surviving part of the estate's mediaeval castle, is the largest of its kind in the Netherlands. The main palace was built in 1616, but after the estate came to Johan van Arnhem by marriage in 1667, he added some buildings. He devoted most of his attention to the gardens and waterworks, however, with their extensive cascades, fountains and statuary. The architect Jacob Pietersz. Roman appears to have been responsible for much of the work on the gardens, and the general title-page to the 6 parts of the Paradisus Oculorum gives the impression that he made the drawings, but those for Rosendael are elsewhere attributed to Jan van Call the elder (1656-1706). Although the palace survives, the gardens were revised several times in the 18th century and given a wholly new layout in 1837, so that the present views form an important record of their early form. A good and nearly untrimmed copy with many deckles intact, with a tear repaired across the corner of one view, some repairs in or near the gutter folds (not approaching the plate edges), and occasional minor foxing or spots. An extensive and detailed set of views of one of the most sumptuous palaces and gardens of the Dutch golden age.

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        'Zeelandia Comitatus. - Nobiliß, ... Joannes Janßonius.':.

      . Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Johannes Janssonius (Jansson) in Amsterdam, 1636, 38 x 50. van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. I, 3600:1B.1. - Zeigt die ehemalige Grafschaft Zeeland, die heutige niederländische Provinz Zeeland. - Oben linksTitelkartusche; darunter in der Nordsee Kompaßrose; unten rechts große Wappenkartusche mit Dedikation an Ioannes de Knuyt von Johannes Janssonius. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Reipublicæ Genuensis Ducatus et Dominii Nova Descrip.

      1636 - Amsterdam, Henricus Hondius, 1636, Latin edition. Coloured. 370 x 490mm. Small repair at centre fold. Liguria, with the title cartouche incorporating the city crest held up by two griffins. KOEMAN: ME 50a,

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        Les vierges sages.

      . Kupferstich, 1636, auf Bütten mit Wasserzeichen: Wappenschild mit angehängten Buchstaben. 25,2:32 cm. Le Blond excud. - Sehr schöner, gleichmäßiger Abdruck, rundum auf die Plattenkante geschnitten Provenienz: Sammlung Georges Duplessis (1834-1899), war tätig in der Graph. Sammlung der Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris. Literatur: Blum 1016. Sehr schöner Druck, nahezu auf die Umfassungslinie geschnitten.. Aus dem Gleichnis der zehn klugen Jungfrauen, Matthäus 25, 4: Die klugen aber nahmen Öl in ihren Gefäßen samt ihren Lampen.

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