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        Novam hanc Territorii Francofurtensis tabulam .

      Amsterdam 1638 - Altkolor. Kupferstichkarte, Amsterdam 1638, 55 x 45 cm. * Koeman, Bl.57,II,81. Die wohl prächtigste Karte aus der Blaeu'schen Offizin. Dargestellt ist das Frankfurter Stadtgebiet nebst angrenzenden Herrschaften bis Kronberg, Niedereschbach, Hanau, Sprendlingen und Kelsterbach, umgeben von zahlreichen ausgemalten Wappen der Frankfurter Patrizierfamilien. Am Oberrand Allegorien auf Gerechtigkeit, Eintracht und Frieden. Außerordentlich dekoratives Blatt. Sehr gut erhalten.

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        Panegyrique de Trajan

      First edition of this translation of Pintail Ménardière. a thumbnail title to the effigy of the emperor (repeated after the preface). Velin full time. Smooth back with respect to red feather dimmed. Seam. This panegyric, we announced the first page of text, was given by Pliny the second before the senate, in the presence of the emperor, while Pliny was Consul. In fact, the speech by Pliny was much shorter than the latter and it was written to thank the emperor for having chosen as consul, it was only later that Pliny reshuffled his text fleshing historically and gave him this title. Some think that Trajan and discipline were close upon accession to power of Emperor. A preface by translator. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Chez Antoine de Sommaville à Paris 1638 in-4 (16,5x22,5cm) (28) 359pp. relié

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        Opuscula medica senilia in quatuor libros tributa

      first edition. Sumptibus Laurentii Durand Lugduni( Lyon) 1638 In-8 (32) 531pp. (1bc.) (18) relié

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        Examen du livre des récréations mathématiques et de ses problèmes en géométrie, méchanique, optique et catoptrique. Où sont aussi discutées et rétablies plusieurs expériences physiques y proposées.

      Paris, Rollet Boutonne, 1638. ____ Illustré par plus de 80 bois gravés dans le texte. Il règne la plus grande confusion sur les auteurs de ce texte célèbre que l'on doit plutôt considérer comme une compilation de plusieurs auteurs. Largement inspiré de l'ouvrage de Bachet de Méziriac, cet ouvrage contient de nombreux problèmes originaux, ainsi que d'autres, extraits de Cardan. La première partie est traditionnellement attribuée à Leurechon, mais pourrait être d'Hendrik van Etten, la seconde à Denis Henrion et à Claude Mydorge. La troisième, qui traite des feux d'artifices est inspirée de Jean Appier Hanzelet. La quatrième "Nottes sur les récréations mathématiques ... par D.H.P.E.M." sont de Denis Henrion. Chaque partie a sa propre page de titre particulière. Papier un peu bruni, une galerie de ver tout au fond du cahier A de la seconde partie, mais bel exemplaire. ***** Illustrated by more 80 woodcuts in-text. Famous compilation of scientific recreations, based on Bachet de Méziriac' book, by several authors : Leurechon, Denis Henrion and Claude Mydorge. In-8. Collation : (16), 280, 63, (5), 67-106, (9), (3 bl.), 39, (1 bl.) pp. Vélin. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        ESSEXIAE DESCRIPTIO. The DESCRIPTION of ESSEX.

      Overall size 545mm x 420mm, good margins, Dutch text on verso, hand-coloured.

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        Remarques d'histoire, ou description chronologique des choses plus memorables passees, tant en France qu'és pays estrangers, depuis l'an 1610, iusques à present

      Chez Claude Collet. New expanded remarks until the year 1637 edition. The first edition from 1632 until 1631 included remarks. Rare. Full Sheepskin brown time. Back tooled raised, roulette tail. Part of title in red morocco. A lack in mind. Part of title and prélliminaires sheets trimmed short. Corners lightly bumped. Pretty good copy, despite a paper yellowed by time. Renowned historian and biographer of King Malingre Claude (1580-1653), known as Saint Lazarus was, if not a great historian, a leading indicator. The Notes are a detailed chronicle of the history of France, from 1610 to 1637 and consisted of factual narratives that are characterized by their commitment to objectivity and neutrality. We are here as opposed to Herodotus and classical history. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Chez Claude Collet à Paris 1638 Fort Pet. in 8 (9,5x16,5cm) (8) 960pp. relié

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        Unpublished autograph letter signed, sent from Copenhagen on April 28, 1673 to the Florentine scientist Vincenzo Viviani.

      Extremely rare autograph letter from Stensen (1638-86) to Viviani (1622-1703), his closest friend in the Accademia del Cimento, of which Stensen himself was a member, and where he carried out his most important research, leading to the publication of his great works Elementorum myologiae specimen (1667) and De solido intra solidum naturaliter contento (1669). The first part of the former was written in collaboration with Viviani, and the latter was seen through the press by Viviani following Stensen's return to Copenhagen after his first stay in Florence (1666-8), where both works were published. This letter dates from the period after Stensen's second stay in Florence (1670-2). Stensen expresses his frustration at being unable to find a secure position in his home city, even though the Danish king, Christian V, had invited him there as Anatomico Regio. He expresses his hope that he will therefore be able to accept the invitation of Grand Duke Cosimo III de' Medici and return to Florence, both to continue his research and act as tutor to Cosimo's son, Grand Prince Ferdinand. In fact, Stensen's difficulties in Copenhagen were never resolved, but he did not return to Florence until the end of 1674. The present letter also testifies to Stensen's intense religious sensibilities. His conversion to Catholicism in 1667 was the main obstacle to proper recognition in Lutheran Denmark, and would lead to his abandoning scientific work from 1675, the Holy Year proclaimed by Pope Clement X, to devote himself completely to his religious calling. We know of no other autograph letter of Stensen having appeared on the market, and Scherz lists only four letters to Viviani. The present letter is hitherto unrecorded. The letter reads: Caro mio Sig.re Tardi le rispondo, e l'avrei ancora differito, se l'occasione di scrivere peraltro a Firenze non m'avesse fatto aggiungervi anco questa. La ragione di differirlo ancora era la speranza di sentire forse dimane qualche determinazione per il mio stabilimento, che fin ora sta ne' primi dubbi. Mi disse ieri un grand ministro del Re, che dimane voleva parlarmi a lungo e vedere cosa si potrebbe fare. Ma Dio sa quel che ne seguirà. Ed esso Dio sia benedetto comunque sortirà. Mentre, col farsi la di lui volontà tutto sarà per bene di chi lo teme. Tanto che non si vede più stabile dimora, che per adesso, non posso pensare né al Sig. re Lorenzo, né al Sig. re Giovan Battista. Iddio disponga ogni cosa con essi, e meco, secondo la sua Santa volontà. Il Sig. re Bartholino è Professore il Sig. re Scavenio è Procuratore Generale, il Sig. re Langio Giudice Provinciale. Se vivo all'anno Santo, spero venir da loro, principalmente de S. A. Ser. ma gradisse che io per venire ad servizio del Sig. re Principe domandi licenza per quel tempo, che S. A. Ser. ma vorrà servirsi di me, conforme ella midesima con somma benevolenza m'ha detto il suo volere. Nel resto caro Sig. re pensiamo a quell'eternità o del bene o del male, che non conosceremo prima di trovarvici. Il saggio per un momento dell'una o dell'altra basterebbe per farci rompere tutte quante catene, che il mondo ci mette d'intorno per allacciarsi, ma che parlo di questo la bontà dell'autore d'ogni piacere e d'ogni giustizia dovrebbe esser più forte per tirarli tutto affatto dal mondo. Possiamo amare i doni e possiamo non amare il Donatore. Oh Dio, che mostro si rende l'huomo nell'amare il sensibile. Iddio ci dia il suo Santo amore. Conservatemi la buona grazia del nostro Padrone e degl'amici. Addio. Di V. S. vero servitore, Nicolò Stenone. Mi ricomandi al Sig. re Baron di Burgersrodf [i.e., Burgersdorf ?] In English translation: My Dear Sir I delayed my reply, and I would have delayed it even more, if the opportunity of writing to you in Florence had not arisen. The reason of delaying writing to you even further was the hope of hearing perhaps tomorrow the outcome regarding my position, that even now is still in doubt. Yesterday a grand minister of the King told me that tomorrow he wished to speak to me at length and see what could be done. But God knows what will happen. And God may be blessed however it turns out. Meanwhile, with his will being done, everything will be for the good of whoever fears him. Since I cannot gain a stable position, for now, I cannot think either of Signore Lorenzo1 or Signore Giovan Battista2. God arranges everything with them, and with me, according to his Holy will. Signore Bartholino3 is a Professor, Signore Scavenio4 is a Procurator General, Sig. Langio5 the Provincial Judge. If I live to the Holy year, I hope to go to see them, to ask permission to come to the service of the Lord Prince6, as His Serene Majesty7 has very kindly told me that he would like me to serve him. For the rest, dear Sir, we think of that eternity of goodness or of evil, that we will not know until we find ourselves there. The knowledge for a moment of one or the other would be enough to make us break all these chains that the world puts around us to bind us, but that I speak of this thing, the goodness of the author of all pleasure and all justice should be stronger in order to avoid them being thrown from the world. We are able to love the gifts and we are able to not love the Giver. O God, what a monster man can be in loving the objects of the senses. May God give us his Holy love. Keep for me the good grace of our Patron and friends. Goodbye. From your lord's true servant, Nicolo Stenone Please give my regards to Signore Baron di Burgersdorf Notes: 1. Lorenzo Magalotti (1637-1712), Italian philosopher, author, diplomat and poet, who wrote Saggi di naturali Esperienze (1667), the only publication of the Accademia del Cimento. Stensen met Magalotti shortly after his first arrival in Florence in 1666. 2. Probably Giovanni Battista Pacichelli (1641-95), Italian historian and Abbot of the Catholic Church at Cologne. 3. Thomas Bartholin (1616-80), professor of anatomy at the university of Copenhagen, who taught Stensen and introduced to him the famous seashell question which led to Stensen's greatest geological discoveries. 4. Peder Lauridsen Scavenius (1623-85), Danish jurist, professor of law at Copenhagen (1657-81), procurator general (1660-85), and a member of the Bartholin circle. 5. Villum Lange (1624-82), district judge of Jutland and formerly professor of anatomy at Copenhagen. The exact relation between Stensen and Lange is unclear, although it is known that Stensen presented Lange with a copy of the Saggi (Kardel & Maquet, p. 238n15). 6. Grand Prince Ferdinand (1663-1713), eldest son of Cosimo III de' Medici, and heir to the Grand Duchy of Tuscany from 1670 when Cosimo became Grand Duke. 7. Cosimo III (1642-1723), eldest son of Grand Duke Ferdinand II who, with his brother Leopold, founded the Accademia del Cimento in 1657. Stensen was born in 1638 in Copenhagen. His father was a goldsmith, but many members of the family had been or were Lutheran clergymen. In 1656 Stensen began studying science at Copenhagen University under Thomas Bartholin. Stensen went abroad to complete his studies, first to Amsterdam, where he made his first discovery, the parotid salivary duct, and then to Leiden, where he became deeply involved in the discussion of Descartes' philosophy and became friends with Spinoza, although his anatomical research made him realise the weaknesses of their philosophical systems. Stensen returned to Denmark in the spring of 1664, where he published one of his principal works, On muscles and glands. In spite of this success he failed to obtain a professorship at the university and again left for Europe. In March 1666 Stensen finally reached Pisa, where he was received by Grand Duke Ferdinand II, who became his patron. For the next few years Stensen settled in Tuscany, which became his second home. Here he worked among the members of the Accademia del Cimento, notably Francesco Redi and Vincenzo Viviani. Viviani was born and raised in Florence where early on he attracted attention for his abilities in mathematics. In 1639, at age 17, he became the student, secretary and assistant of Galileo (then blind) in Arcetri. He became court mathematician of Ferdinand II in 1647, and a decade later he became one of the first members of the Accademia del Cimento. During his long career, Viviani published a number of books on mathematical and scientific subjects. He edited the first edition of Galileo's collected works (1655-1656), and worked tirelessly to have his master's memory rehabilitated. "Soon after his arrival in Florence early in 1666, Steno offered to visit [Giovanni Alfonso] Borelli (1608-79) at his lodgings in San Miniato to be instructed in geometry. Since Borelli was professor of mathematics at Pisa and his anatomical interests had been well advertised through Malpighi and Bellini and were well known at the Tuscan court, it was only natural that Steno would approach him. Borelli, however, was quite concerned because he was familiar with the quality of Steno's previous works and feared that the "oltramontano" wished to appropriate his findings. Muscle anatomy was one of Borelli's areas of interest: he claimed he had discovered the spiral structure of the cardiac muscle at Pisa in 1657, but he had been anticipated in print by Steno's 1664 De musculis et glandulis. In the end, it is not surprising that Steno found in Viviani a more willing instructor. Viviani had been an assistant and disciple to Galileo and was involved in the posthumous edition of his works, excluding the Dialogo, in 1655-6; further, he was a respected mathematician who had published several works in geometry and mechanics. He did not share Borelli's anatomical interest but supported the project of applying geometry and Galileo's method to new domains; moreover, Viviani disliked Borelli and did not miss his chance to harm him by offering his services to Steno" (Meli, pp. 699-700). The antipathy between Borelli and Viviani stemmed from their publications related to books V, VI and VII of Apollonius' Conics. Borelli discovered an Arabic manuscript of these three books and published a translation and commentary in 1661, but he was anticipated by Viviani's De Maximis et Minimis Geometrica Divinatio in Quintum Conicorum Apollonii (1659), which gave a remarkably accurate 'reconstruction' of these books based on comments by other classical authors. "Viviani and Stensen soon showed much empathy for each other. [Michelangelo] Ricci [1619-62, Italian mathematician and Cardinal] expresses much joy about this in a letter of July 10, 1666 to Viviani: "Therefore, Sir, you may judge how much I liked to see at your home this noble man (i.e. Stensen), worth all the good marks which you dispense him. He says that he is very pleased and thankful for the friendship which you have shown him and he declares that he appreciates your virtue and merit. I enjoy his good opinion of you. It seems to me to be an obligation to the truth to tell you that I hope also to arouse in you the same feeling ..." "Already here one meets Stensen as a guest at Viviani's home in the Via S. Antonio where one could see, near the bust and pictures of the life of Galileo, also a statue of Louis XIV. Above all they worked together in the Accademia del Cimento. Viviani was particularly interested in experiments on the balance of liquids in tubes as well as in the theory of waves and its applications to acoustics. "For Stensen, Viviani soon became the always obliging intermediary with the court who cared for lodging, the livelihood and position of his friend, particularly in the absence of Magalotti. Testimonies of the cordial solicitude of Viviani have been kept for us on the first arrival of Stensen in 1666 as well as on his return in 1670. Yet more important than the helpful friendship were the scientific stimuli of the mathematician Viviani, who on his part found in the Danish erudite an expert in zoology and anatomy, the intellectual complement for which, since his feud with Borelli, he had wished so much" (Kardel & Maquet, pp. 151-2). "In 1667 Steno published Elementorum myologiae specimen, seu musculi descriptio geometrica, a book that included also the report of dissections of sharks obtained from the Grand Duke Ferdinand II. Viviani witnessed Steno's dissection of the shark, as the passage from the opening quotation shows, but his role must have been far more significant in the first and major part of Steno's treatise on myology" (Meli, p. 700). After the publication of this book, Stensen seems to have concentrated on geology, but this was interrupted by a major religious crisis, which in November 1667 led to his conversion to the Catholic Church. In the summer of 1668 he received a summons from the Danish king, Frederick III, to return to Denmark and he hastily put together a short introduction to his results on geology, the now classic De solido, which was written before the end of August. It was sent to the two most sympathetic censors, Steno's friends Redi and Viviani. Both warmly approved the manuscript but Redi for some reason waited until December before returning it to the Holy Office in Florence, when it was promptly given its imprimatur. Under pressure to return to Denmark, however, Stensen had to leave Florence in November and it was Viviani who saw De solido through the press. Stensen took a very circuitous route back to Denmark, traveling for twenty months and four thousand miles, before finally reaching Amsterdam in February 1670, when he learned of the death of King Frederick. He then returned to Florence, only to find that Ferdinand II was dead, and had been succeeded by his son, Cosimo III. In 1672 he was summoned to Denmark by the new king, Christian V, and he reached Copenhagen on July 3, 1672. Stensen was promised an annual salary of 400 riksdaler (which in fact was not paid until one year after his return, on July 29, 1673), but the precise nature of his post was not made clear. There could be no university post for Stensen since, by Danish law, university professors had to be members of the Lutheran Church. Thomas Bartholin, in his journal Acta medica et philosophica Hafniensa, refers to Stensen as the royal anatomist, but this was an empty title. Stensen was only able to lecture at the university in a private capacity. Stensen wrote to Cosimo (who had paid his travel expenses and was ready to support him further) on August 6, "so far nothing had been decided about my position since the person who has taken on himself to find a way out to my satisfaction is very busy" (quoted in Kardel & Maquet, p. 291). Early in 1673 Bartholin, in his capacity as Dean of the Medical Faculty, arranged for Stensen to undertake public dissections for a period of ten days, and the corpse of an executed woman was prepared for the occasion. On the first day, January 23, Stensen gave his famous 'introductory lecture', in which he set out his views on the relation between faith and knowledge. For him these were just two sides of the same thing: the role of science was to provide insight into the beauty of the Creator's work and to generate love for Him. This was to be Stensen's only public appearance. The University failed to provide him with any further opportunities to dissect in front of large audiences. It was soon after Stensen's public dissections that he wrote the present letter to Viviani, which testifies to his continuing dissatisfaction and uncertainty over his situation in Copenhagen. Stensen hopes that his teacher Thomas Bartholin, and establishment friends Peder Scavenius and Villum Lange, will be able to help him secure a position, but is looking forward to being able to return to Florence to serve Cosimo III and act as tutor to his son Ferdinand. Standard sources (e.g. Kermit, p. 66) suggest that Stensen began considering a return to Florence only in early 1674, but the present letter indicates that this was already on his mind in April 1673. He finally departed in July 1674, exactly two years after his arrival, but was not back in Florence until the turn of the year 1674/75. By this time, "Steno [had] made his momentous decision to become priest because he felt that the study of nature, which actually should have nurtured his life of grace, instead was leading him away from the intimate relations with God that he most desired, as he told the canonical auditor at the Papal Nunciature in Cologne, Giovanni Battista Pacichelli, in a letter dating back to 28 October 1674" (Rosenberg, p. 180). The Grand Duke released him from his tutorial duties so that he could go on retreat and prepare himself spiritually for the priesthood. His ordination took place on Easter Eve 1675. In addition to the obligatory vows of obedience and celibacy Stensen also voluntarily took a vow of poverty. He now moved from the baroque upper class world of sumptuous excess to one of evangelical poverty, an idea that was to be his guiding principle for the remainder of his life. In 1677 Pope Innocent XI named him Titular Bishop of Titiopolis and chief organizer of the Catholic mission in northern Germany. At the same time he succumbed to an extreme asceticism, which rapidly undermined his health. He was only forty-eight when in "unspeakable misery" he died in acute pain from gallstones. He was buried with great pomp in Florence, where a fine monument perpetuates his memory. Kardel & Maquet, Nicolaus Steno: Biography and Original Papers of a 17th Century Scientist , 2012. Kermit, Niels Stensen. The Scientist who was beatified, 2003. Meli, 'The collaboration between anatomists and mathematicians in the mid-seventeenth century with a study of images as experiments and Galileo's role in Steno's Myology,' Early Science & Medicine (2008), 665-709. Rosenberg (ed.), The Revolution in Geology from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, 2009. Scherk, Nicolas Stenonis epistolae et epistolae ad cum donae, Copenhagen, 1952 (including only four letters from Stensen to Viviani, dated 4 February 1668, 20 April 1669, January 1675 and 7 December 1685). One leaf (207 x 167 mm), untrimmed on three sides, written on recto in a small but perfectly legible hand, recipient's name and address ('Vincenzo Viviani, Firenze') and traces of wax seal on verso, lightly browned. Small in the center of upper margin, the missing piece glued to the verso (this is due to the way the letter was folded and closed with glue), small rectangular cut-out to right of upper margin, replaced with different old paper with roman numbering XXII. Manuscript numbering 44 (crossed out) and 39. to upper right corner.

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        THE RICHES OF MERCIE. In 2 treatises: 1 Lydia's conversion. 2. A rescue from death. By the reverend divine, Richard Sibbs, D.D. Published by the authors own appointment, and subscribed with his owne hand to prevent imperfect copies.

      London, printed by I. D. for Francis Eglesfeild, 1638. FIRST EDITION, 1638, 12mo, 135 x 80 mm, 5¼ x 3 inches, 2 works in 1 volume with separate pagination and register, woodcut decorative headpieces and initials, pages: [2], 108, [16]; 146, [2], imprimatur (Thomas Wykes, May 11 1638) on final leaf, Signatures: [A]1, B-F¹², G², ²B-G¹², H². Bound in full antique calf, double ruled gilt border to covers, gilt rules and gilt lettered morocco label to spine. Covers rubbed and worn, hinges rubbed and tender, upper hinge cracked 40mm (2 inches) at top, lower hinge just starting to crack at top, covers still attached, corners slightly worn, ink initials on endpaper, neat name at top of title page, light brown damp stain to fore-edge margins throughout, tiny ink stain to edge of top margin on first 43 pages, some pages lightly age-browned. A good copy of a scarce work of Puritan theology. See: ESTC S100975. Richard Sibbes (or Sibbs) (1577-1635) was an English theologian, known for his Biblical commentaries and as an exponent of Puritanism. After attending St John's College, Cambridge from 1595 he became lecturer at Holy Trinity Church, Cambridge, from 1610 to 1616. He was then preacher at Gray's Inn, London, from 1617, returning to Cambridge as Master of Catherine Hall in 1626, without giving up the London position. He adhered to Calvinist covenant theology, as shaped by the English theologians Perkins, Preston, William Ames, and Thomas Taylor. He wrote and published several devotional works during his lifetime, others were not published until after his death. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Epistle of Gildas, the Most Ancient British Author: Who Flourished in the Yeere of our Lord, 546. ...

      London: T. Cotes for William Cooke, 1638. First edition in English. Hardcover. Very good. 12mo. (134),327pp. Full calf. Contemporary boards rebacked. Engraved frontispiece of Gildas by William Marshall. First edition in English, translated from the Latin by Thomas Habington. Early handwritten notes on the front blanks. Bookplate. Preliminary blanks are rough at edges, and contain ontemporary names. Tip of spine lacking, corners repaired, some faint dampstaining else this is a very good copy. Gildas provides some of the earliest commentary on the war effort associated with King Arthur. The first edition of the original Latin was pubished as Opus de Calimitate, Excidio et Conquestu Britanniae in 1525. STC 11895. Potthast, I, 525. Sarton I, 455. Lowndes, p. 790. ESTC S103163.

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        Historia Eclesiástica, principios y progresos de la ciudad, religión Católica de Granada

      Granada, Andrés de Santiago 1638 - Fol. (29 x 19,5 cm.) Frontis grabado al cobre, 10 h., 302 fols. Pergamino de época. Es obra rara y estimada. Desde muy joven, el autor, cronista e historiador, se interesó por la historia de su ciudad natal, investigando en los archivos y crónicas disponibles y publicando en 1608 Antigüedades y excelencias de Granada, obra erudita y llena de curiosidades, que, reformada y ampliada, volvió a publicar en 1637 bajo el título “Historia eclesiástica de Granada”, apoyándose en Luis del Mármol Carvajal para la parte correspondiente a la época islámica. “La obra responde a la necesidad de construir una historia de la ciudad de Granada acorde con las necesidades y valores de la Contrarreforma. Tras la guerra contra los moriscos de 1568-1571 y su posterior expulsión, la ciudad ve cómo se disipan los sueños imperiales forjados durante la época carolina y su prosperidad económica. Granada queda convertida en una ciudad administrativa, despoblada y decaída. En este contexto de abatimiento moral y económico, Bermúdez de Pedraza, entre otros, se propone reconstruir la historia de Granada de acuerdo con las exigencias contrarreformistas de la ortodoxia católica impuesta por Felipe II. En esta empresa, apoyado en las falsificaciones de la Torre Turpiana y del Sacromonte, los falsos cronicones y en autores del pasado reciente como Diego Hurtado de Mendoza, Bermúdez de Pedraza defiende la historicidad de una Granada mítica de remoto pasado cristiano frente a la poco grata sospecha de ser una ciudad de fundación musulmana. El autor exalta la benignidad del clima granadino, la amenidad de sus ríos, la fertilidad de la tierra y la oportunidad estratégica de su enclave. Seguidamente elogia la belleza de sus monumentos, particularmente de la Alhambra a la que considera superior al Partenón y de su aljibe, así como la grandiosidad de los edificios públicos y privados, no sin dejar traslucir una cierta melancolía por el pasado glorioso del Albaicín y el Generalife. Finalmente defiende la autenticidad de las reliquias del Sacromonte, piezas fundamentales de toda su argumentación.” [Academia de Buenas Letras de Granada] Frontis montado, con menor margen inferior y externo, pérdida de un pequeño trozo en el margen lateral; mancha de humedad en la mitad superior generalizada, últimos dos fols. remarginados. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Mercure charitable, ou contre-touche et souverain remède pour désempierrer le R.P. Petau jésuite d'Orléans, depuis peu métamorphosé en fausse Pierre-de-touche.

      1638 - Edition originale rare de cet ouvrage scientifique rédigé par le « Prince des chronologues ». Bel exemplaire conservé dans son vélin souple de l'époque. Paris, chez Gervais Alliot, 1638. Avec Privilège du roi.In-folio de (1) f.bl., (26) pp., 346, (6), (1) f.bl. Interversion de 2 cahiers, qq. ff. un peu brunis. Exemplaire bien complet. Relié en plein vélin souple de l'époque, dos lisse avec le titre manuscrit.350 x 230 mm. / Rare first edition of this scientific work written by the "Prince of chronologists". A fine copy preserved in its contemporary limp vellum. Paris, chez Gervais Alliot, 1638. Avec Privilège du roi.Folio [350 x 230 mm], (1) bl.l., (26) pp., 346, (6), (1) bl.l. Transposition of 2 quires, some browning. Complete copy. Bound in contemporary limp vellum, flat spine with the handwritten title. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Logica Hamburgensis; hoc est, Institutiones Logicae In usum Schol. Hamburg. conscritae, et sex libris comprehensae.

      Barthold Opfermann, Hamburg 1638 - 7 Bll., 590 Seiten. 3 Bll. Errata, Pergamentband mit auf den Falz gezogenenen Pergamentriemchen, Rückentitel von alter Hand, farbiger Blattschnitt, 15,5 x 9 cm. EA (ADB 14, 724). Zwitterdruck zu den Exemplaren der SUB Hamburg (VD17 547:663653R) und der Universtitäts- und Forschungsbibliothek Erfurt: das typographisch sonst völlig typenidentische Titelblatt weist den noch unkorrigierten Druckfehler "M.DCC.XXXVIII" (statt: M.DC.XXXVIII) auf. Als Doppeldruck in dieser Form von mir nicht nachweisbar. - Auf dem vorderen Spiegel mit schlichtem Gebrauchs-Exlibris ("D. Carl Bertheau. Ex libris patris 1887"). - Es fehlen die Seiten 307 bis 318, 383/384 und 461/462. - Deutlich berieben, der vordere Deckel mit etwas unschöner ringförmiger Beschädigung; etwas verzogen, der vordere fliegende Vorsatz mit kleinem randlichen Ausriss, erste und letzte Seiten deutlich fleckig, die Bindung im Bereich der ersten Lage mit zuviel Spiel; das Titelblatt verso mit Besitz- und Tilgungsstempel. Insgesamt etwas gebräunt. Sonst ordentliches Exemplar und besser als es die Summe der Mängel suggeriert. 602 Gramm. Sonderangebot: Dieser Verkäufer bietet Kunden einen exklusiven Rabatt von 25% auf sämtliche Preise. Alter Preis: 800,00 EUR. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Commentarii in ecclesiasten, auctore R.P. Cornelio Cornelii a Lapide e Societate Jesu, canticum canticorum et librum sapientiae.

      Indicibus necessariis illustrati, nunc primum prodeunt. Mit Vignetten und Initialen, Antverpiae, Martinum Nutium, 1638, (6 Blätter), 360 Seiten, (18 Blätter), (8 Blätter), 376 Seiten, (22 Blätter), 336 Seiten, (11 Blätter), 36,5x22, blindgeprägter Lederband mit zwei Schließen, am Fuß des Einbanddeckels und am Rückengelenk fehlen je ein kleines Stückchen, berieben/bestoßen, kleiner Aufkleber auf Einbandinnendeckel, Vermerk und Stempel auf Vorsatz, Vortitel und Titelblatt, einige Seiten gebräunt und mit winzigen Fleckchen, Gebrauchs- und Alterungsspuren

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        Commentarii in ecclesiasten, auctore R.P. Cornelio Cornelii a Lapide e Societate Jesu, … canticum canticorum et librum sapientiae.

       Indicibus necessariis illustrati, nunc primum prodeunt. Mit Vignetten und Initialen, Antverpiae, Martinum Nutium, 1638, (6 Blätter), 360 Seiten, (18 Blätter), (8 Blätter), 376 Seiten, (22 Blätter), 336 Seiten, (11 Blätter), 36,5x22, blindgeprägter Lederband mit zwei Schließen, am Fuß des Einbanddeckels und am Rückengelenk fehlen je ein kleines Stückchen, berieben/bestoßen, kleiner Aufkleber auf Einbandinnendeckel, Vermerk und Stempel auf Vorsatz, Vortitel und Titelblatt, einige Seiten gebräunt und mit winzigen Fleckchen, Gebrauchs- und Alterungsspuren,Versand D: 4,90 EUR EA, Erstausgabe,

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        Records of Eyres, Commmissions of Oyer and Terminer, Etc Held for the.

      1638. Laws of the Forest (and What to Do if They Are Violated) [Manuscsript]. [Great Britain]. [Laws of the Forest]. [Records of Eyres, Commmissions of Oyer and Terminer, Etc. Held for the Forests of Wynchwood, Dean, Windsor, Waltham, Etc. Held for the Forests of Wynchwood, Dean, Windsor, Waltham and Neighboring Forests]. [England, 1632-1638]. 148, [57] ff. Folio (12" x 7-1/2"). Recent plain limp vellum, spine ends and corners lightly bumped, later typrewritten auction house (or dealer) description tipped-in to front endleaf. Text in fine hand to rectos and versos of most leaves. Light browning, light foxing and faint dampstaining to text, edgewear to most leaves, some have chips and tears with minor loss to text, a few leaves have recent repairs, internal condition very good overall. An interesting manuscript. * Possibly the work of a student, justice of the peace, or manorial official, this interesting manuscript is a compilation of rules and precedents relating to foresters, hunters, woodcutters and woodsellers. Its careful organization, lack of corrections and addition of side-notes indicates that it is a fair copy intended to serve as a reference. In effect, it is a manuscript handbook. Its contents are drawn from law collections relating to the great English forests of the day, principally Wynchwood, more commonly Wychwood, located in Oxfordshire, Windsor Forest, the Royal preserve located on the border of Berkshire and Surrey, Waltham Forest, a borough of East London, and the Forest of Dean, located in the western part of Gloucestershire. The texts are in English, Latin and Law-French. Research into the tipped-in description indicates this manuscipt was once held by Lord Poltimore at Court House, North Molton, North Devon (who later sold it at auction).

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        The Holy Bible : containing the Old Testament and the New: newly translated out of the originall tongues + The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of the Church of England : with the Psalter, or Psalmes of David

      Cambridge, England: Thomas Buck and Roger Daniel, printers to the Universitie of Cambridge 1638 - Thick folio, 40 cm. Bound in contemporary calf. Rebacked and restored binding. Good binding and cover. ([102], 642, 151, 202; 90; [7] pages). Contains the Bible in English bound after the Book of Common Prayer also contains the Book of Pslams. The Old Testament has a neatly done hand written title page. The New Testament also has separate t.p. Pages are in excellent shape, ruled in red. Front title slightly hand soiled, else a good copy. Hand written "Family Memoranda" on front end page of the Herrick - Douglas family of Clerkenwell Parish, London. According to the hand written note, fhe family was formerly from Colchester in the county of Essex. Family marriage / death records begin in 1791. Joseph Herrick's death recorded 1865. Herbert 520. STC 23331. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. "newly translated out of the originall tongues and with former translations diligently compared and revised by his Majesties speciall command." Early King James Bible. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ETHICAE SACRAE LIBRI DUO IN QUIBUS VIRTUTES ... [BOUND WITH] OECONOMICA SACRA: HOC EST FAMILIAM RECTE ET SANCTE SECUNDUM VOLUNTATEM DEI ADMINISTRANDA SYSTEMA METHODICA

      Typis Fabricianis: Bernae, 1638. Two treatises by Luthard, Professor of Theology at the University of Bern. Both printed in that city in 1637 and bound together. .Ethicae Sacrae: [16], 325, [19] (last three pages blank); Oeconomica Sacra: [8], 225, [14] with 2 folded leaves. Vellum binding with yapp edge, and old titling in pen to the spine. Half of the front endpaper has been excised. There is an ex libris for "S. G. Koenig, V.D.M." on the pastedown as well as an ownership signature dated 1723. A rubber-stamped insignia of a previous owner is on the verso of the endpaper and on the blank verso of the last leaf of text in the Oeconomica Sacrae, before the Syllabus Rerum.

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        The historie of life and death : With observations naturall and experimentall for the prolonging of life. Written by the Right Honorable Francis Lord Verulam, Viscount S. Alban.

      London: London : Printed by I. Okes, for Humphrey Mosley, at the Princes Armes in Pauls Church-Yard 1638, 1638. Book measures 5 1/2 x 3 5/8 inches. [12],323pp, the imprimatur leaf present. Bound in full calf. Rebacked, [ not recently ], retaining the period or early boards. Calf rubbed, some minor wear, small nick on head of spine. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A nice copy. . Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        Nova Belgica et Anglia Nova

      Amsterdam, 1638. unbound. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 15.25" x 20". This important 1638 map by Willem Blaeu provides an unexpected and unequalled view of the nascent colonies of New Netherlands, labeled with its Latin equivalent of Nova Belgica, and New Amsterdam. Oriented to the west, it proceeds from south at top to north at bottom, producing an oddly oriented but highly detailed account of the coastline. This map publicizes the 1613 discoveries of Dutch captain Adriaen Block, who added to contemporary accumulated knowledge of the coastline through his voyages around Long Island and the Cape. Block's contributions, as noted on his well-known chart of 1614, include the recognition and naming of the islands of Manhates (Manhattan) and Matowacs (Long Island); detailing of the valleys of the Hudson and Connecticut Rivers; and labeling of Nieu Pleimonth, Fort Orange (formerly Fort Nassau), and various other Dutch settlements. While Blaeu repeats the inaccurate horizontality of the coast, he adds to public knowledge of the new continent by depicting local wildlife, including deer, foxes, bears, egrets, rabbits, cranes, and turkeys. Beavers and otters also appear for the first time, although it seems Dutch settlers had not yet discovered that beavers are herbivores, since one is shown clutching a fish in its mouth. The upper left corner of the map contains two inset illustrations of Mohegan villages that, despite their idealization, nonetheless offer insight into the tiny icons of Indian villages dotting the landscape.First issued in 1635, Blaeu's map was later issued in a number of editions; the French text on verso identifies this particular map as being included in the 1638 French edition of "Le Theatre du Monde." The map is in good condition with minor wear along original centerfold and expert verso repair to lower centerfold. Original plate mark is visible. Full original margins.One of the most prolific Dutch mapmakers of his time, Willem Blaeu (1571-1638) started one of the most famous map publishing firms of the 17th century. It was at this time that the Dutch controlled the map trade, and their ornate and beautiful maps had immense popularity. Blaeu and his family worked out of Amsterdam and was instrumental in driving this dominance in his lifetime, and this legacy was continued by his sons. This map of the new colonies was one of the most beautiful maps of the Americas from the 17th century.

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        Rituale Franciscanum. Continens varias absolutiones, Benedictiones, conjurationes, exorcissmos, ritus ac alias caeremonias ecclesiasticas. Editio quarta. Köln, S. Noethen 1698. 8°. 453 S., 5 Bll. Ldr. d. Zt.

      - VD17 12:120031T.- Bernhard Sannig (1638-1686) war Generalvikar der böhmischen Ordensprovinz der Franziskaner (vgl. ADB XXX, 363).- Vorgebunden ist eine zeitgenössische Papierhandschrift: 52 Blätter mit von Hand in sauberer Minuskel geschriebenen Meßgesängen mit Notationen in roter und schwarzer Tusche (?Fundamenta cant. duri choralis?); nachgebunden sind ca. 20 Blätter mit Benediktionen, anfangs von derselben Hand in minutiöser Antiquaminuskel, am Ende in etwas größerer kursiver Schrift.- Knapp beschnitten, Bindung anfangs und am Ende gelockert, Vorsatz und Titel mit Besitzvermerk, die ersten vorgebundenen Blätter beschädigt, fleckig, gebräunt, Kapitale etw. läd., Ebd. beschabt u. bestoßen, Schließen fehlen.- Aus der Bibliothek der Fransziskaner in Eisenstadt (Vorsatz mit handschr. Eintrag)

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        Typus Galliæ Veteris Ex conatibus Geograph. Abrah. Ortelli.

      - Engraved map of France with title-cartouche. Based on the work of Abraham Ortelius. 50,5x40 cm. [Amsterdam]. No date. [Before 1638]. Mounted on paper. Some underlinings and names. Narrow margins. Edge reinforced, small tear.

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        La perspective curieuse. Divisee en quatre livres. Avec l'Optique et la catoptrique du R. P. Mersenne, mise en liumiere aprés la mort de l'Autheur. 2 Tle. (Werke) in 1 Band. Paris, J. du Puis (& Veuve G. Langlois), 1663 u. 1651. Fol. 6 Bll., 191 S.; 6 Bll., 134 S., mit gest. Titel, gest. Porträt u. 50 (1 dplblgr.) Kupfertafeln sowie zahlr. Holzschnittfiguren im Text, Ldr. d. Zt. mit Rückenvergoldung.

      - Millard IV, 124 - vgl. Ornamentstichkat. Bln. 4713.- Dritte Ausgabe, erstmals 1638 erschienen, der zweite Zusammendruck mit der Optik von Mersenne. Dieser mit separatem Titel und unveränderter Datierung 1651.- "Niceron's major work, however, dealt with perspective and geometrical optics. Sympathetic to the natural magic still current in his time, he tended to view optics as the art of illusion rather then the science of light" (DSB X, 104).- Breitrandig, gering fleckig bzw. fingerfleckig, minimale Wurmlöcher, wenige kleinere Wurmpuren im Rand. Erste 2 Bll. mit kl. Restaurierungen im Rand. Vortitel mit Besitzvermerk Ferndinand Quesney Comte de Grenille, 1829, Ebd. berieben, Rückdeckel mit kl. Restaurierungen, neue Vorsätze.# Third edition of Nicerons Perspective, the second edition with Mersenne's Optique, with separate title and dated 1651.- Important treatise on perspective by the most scientifically rigorous of 17th-century French theorists.- "The 'Optique' was not a major contribution to Mersenne's oeuvre, and it was published posthumously as an appendage to Niceron's 'curious' perspective studies" (Millard).- Slight spotting and thumbing, few minor wormholes, few wormtraces to blank margins, small marginal restorations to first two leaves. A copy with wide margins bound in contemporary calf, rubbed, few restorations to rear cover, new endpapers. Ownership inscription of Ferndinand Quesney Comte de Grenille (1829) on half-title.

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        Comitatus CANTABRIGIENSIS Sive CAMBRIDGESHIRE.

      Overall size 595mm x 490mm, good margins, Dutch text on verso, hand-coloured.

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        The Epistle of Gildas, the Most Ancient British Author: Who Flourished in the Yeere of our Lord, 546. ...

      London: T. Cotes for William Cooke, 1638. First edition in English. Hardcover. Very good. 12mo. (134),327pp. Full calf. Contemporary boards rebacked. Engraved frontispiece of Gildas by William Marshall. First edition in English, translated from the Latin by Thomas Habington. Early handwritten notes on the front blanks. Bookplate. Preliminary blanks are rough at edges, and contain ontemporary names. Tip of spine lacking, corners repaired, some faint dampstaining else this is a very good copy. Gildas provides some of the earliest commentary on the war effort associated with King Arthur. The first edition of the original Latin was pubished as Opus de Calimitate, Excidio et Conquestu Britanniae in 1525. STC 11895. Potthast, I, 525. Sarton I, 455. Lowndes, p. 790. ESTC S103163.

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        The Rape of Lucrece. A True Roman Tragedy

      London: Printed by John Raworth, for Nathaniel Butter, 1638. Fifth edition. A-L^4 (lacking D4). 8vo. Modern red morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for Quaritch. Text browned, some waterstaining, edges worn, marginal soiling, occasional pen or pencil highlighting, small hole to L4. Fifth edition. A-L^4 (lacking D4). 8vo. "The play concerns the rise of Tarquin Superbus and his wife, Tullia, and their fall at the hand of Brutus after Tarquin's son Sextus rapes Lucrece, the chaste wife of Collatine. The rape itself closely follows Shakespeare's poem, leading Holaday to date the earliest version of the play to 1594, though 1606-7 is a more generally accepted date" (ODNB). Pforzheimer lists the 1608 edition as the first edition (6 copies recorded by ESTC); further editions, all by Butter, in 1614 (2 copies) and 1630 (15 copies) The present copy the only example of any early edition to appear at auction according to ABPC. ESTC S104073; Greg 273(e). Provenance: Robert S Pirie (bookplate, purchased from Quaritch , 1975)

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        - Rerum in SSeren. Ducum Saxoniae dicasteriis Jenensibus decisarum centuriae I.(...XV).

      4 in 1, mit Titelholzschnitten und einigen Initialen, 8. 21,2 x 18,0 cm. (15 Bl.) 328 S. (44 Bl.) Seiten, In gutem Zustand. der Band leicht sperrig und an den Spiegeln mit teils abgelösten Vorsätzen durch sperriges Pergament, erstes Titelblatt fachgerecht stabilisiert, ansonsten sehr sauberes, frisches Exemplar mit Dreiseitenrotschnitt. (centuria VI -X) : (16 Bl.), 496 S., (48 Bl.), centuria (XI - XV) : (16 Bl.), 532 S. (45 Bl. , 1 leeres Bl., angebunden: - (2) - : TEXTOR, Johann Wolfgang (1638 - 1701), Ad recessum Imperii de anno 1654 Disputatio Nes Academicae A Joh. Wolffgang Textore JCro & P.P. in Universitate Altorffiina propositae Anno MDCLXIX, Editio Secunda, Heidelbergae, Apud. Joh. Michael Rüdiger, 1686, (4 Bl.), 312 S., zu (1) der erste Band von LYNCKER in drei Teilen: insgesamt 1500 Gutachten bzw. Urtelisentwürfe oder Gerichtsentscheidungen, Christoph Lyncker (1643-1726) studierte seit August 1659 an der Universität Jena, ein Jahr später an der Universität Gießen, promovierte am 30.Juni 1668 zum Doktor der Rechte, erhielt am 3.Juli 1670 eine außerordentliche Professur für Staats- und Lehnrecht an der Gießener Hochschule und wurde im Mai 1677 Nachfolger des Lehrstuhls von Johann Strauch an der Universität zu Jena, Während seiner Zeit in Jena war er oftmals für Herzog Friedrich von Gotha - Altenburg tätig, So reiste er in dessen Auftrag im März 1682 an den Kaiserhof nach Wien, um dort Herzog Friedrich in einer Rechtssache zu vertreten. Er blieb in dessen Diensten und an der Universität Jena bis 1707, danach wurde er Reichshofrat in Wien. In zahlreichen ganz kurzen und überwiegend deutschsprachigen Abhandlungen werden die Rechtsfälle geschildert und unter Darlegung der Gründe wiedergegeben. Am Schluß ist jeweils angegeben, in welchem Monat und Jahr sowie an welchem Ort dieser Rechtsrat erteilt wurde. Ob die Gutachten und Urteilsentwürfe vom Jeneser Spruchkörper oder etwa vom Hofgericht stammen, ist nicht zu ermitteln. zu - (2) - TEXTOR, Johannes Wolffgang, geboren am 20.Januar 1638 zu Neuenstein-Hohenlohe, 1661: nach Rechtsstudium zu Jena und Straßburg, dann Aufenthalt als Praktikant am Reichskammergericht in Speier, schließlich Kanzleidirektor des Fürsten zu Hohenlohe-Neuenstein, 1663: Promotion zum Doktor iuris utrisque am 9. April zu Straßburg, 1666: Annahme eines Rufes als Professor der Institutionen in Altdorf, 1670: Beförderung zum Professor der Pandekten, 1673: Wechsel nach Heidelberg zum Professor primarius der Rechtsfakultät, dort auch Beisitzer des Hof- und Ehegerichts, 1691: Syndicus und Rechtsconsulent der Stadt Frankfurt am main, 1701 gestorben am 27.Dezember zu Frankfurt am Main, Die Familie Textor, eine angesehene Beamtenfamilie in der freien Reichsstadt Frankfurt am Main, war mit der Familie Goethe verwandt, die Mutter von Johann Wolfgang Goethe war eine geborene Textor.

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        Nova Belgica et Anglia Nova

      Amsterdam, 1638. unbound. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 15.25" x 20". This important 1638 map by Willem Blaeu provides an unexpected and unequalled view of the nascent colonies of New Netherlands, labeled with its Latin equivalent of Nova Belgica, and New Amsterdam. Oriented to the west, it proceeds from south at top to north at bottom, producing an oddly oriented but highly detailed account of the coastline. This map publicizes the 1613 discoveries of Dutch captain Adriaen Block, who added to contemporary accumulated knowledge of the coastline through his voyages around Long Island and the Cape. Block's contributions, as noted on his well-known chart of 1614, include the recognition and naming of the islands of Manhates (Manhattan) and Matowacs (Long Island); detailing of the valleys of the Hudson and Connecticut Rivers; and labeling of Nieu Pleimonth, Fort Orange (formerly Fort Nassau), and various other Dutch settlements. While Blaeu repeats the inaccurate horizontality of the coast, he adds to public knowledge of the new continent by depicting local wildlife, including deer, foxes, bears, egrets, rabbits, cranes, and turkeys. Beavers and otters also appear for the first time, although it seems Dutch settlers had not yet discovered that beavers are herbivores, since one is shown clutching a fish in its mouth. The upper left corner of the map contains two inset illustrations of Mohegan villages that, despite their idealization, nonetheless offer insight into the tiny icons of Indian villages dotting the landscape.<br><br>First issued in 1635, Blaeu's map was later issued in a number of editions; the French text on verso identifies this particular map as being included in the 1638 French edition of "Le Theatre du Monde." The map is in good condition with minor wear along original centerfold and expert verso repair to lower centerfold. Original plate mark is visible. Full original margins.<br><br>One of the most prolific Dutch mapmakers of his time, Willem Blaeu (1571-1638) started one of the most famous map publishing firms of the 17th century. It was at this time that the Dutch controlled the map trade, and their ornate and beautiful maps had immense popularity. Blaeu and his family worked out of Amsterdam and was instrumental in driving this dominance in his lifetime, and this legacy was continued by his sons. This map of the new colonies was one of the most beautiful maps of the Americas from the 17th century.

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        De calculo renum & vesicae

      Leyde, Elzevier, 1638. Petit in-12, [16]-305-[15]p.Edition originale du premier ouvrage d'urologie, dont le titre pourrait se traduire par Du calcul rénal et vésical. Ouvrage important sur le sujet par van Beverwijck, médecin hollandais (1594-1647). L'ouvrage est divisé en deux partie, la seconde étant des lettres entres l'auteur et d'autres médecins.Reliure plein vélin hollandais, joli papier, un peu sali quelques feuillets avec une ancienne mouillure claire touchant un peu le texte. Un ex-libris découpé sur le second feuillet (manque le titre cursif au dos).Bel exemplaire de cet ouvrage médical important, peu commun

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        Commentariorum de bello germanico, eiusque causis inter invictissimos imperatores divum Matthiam, divum Ferdinandum II, et gloriosissimum Ferdinandum III, nec non Bellicosissimos reges, Gustavum Adolphum Sweciae, Ludoucium XIII. Franciae, aliosque tum Imperij, tum exteros Principes gesto: Libri XIII

      Impensis, Schönwetterianis, 1638. 2 Blatt, 880 S., 11 Blatt, 50 S. mit in Kupfer gestochene Titel und 50 in Kupfer gestochene Porträts im Text, original Pergament-Einband mit Hand geschriebenen Rückentitel, folio, (etwas fleckig/Schließer fehlen/ohne die doppelblattgroßen Kupfertafeln/einige Seiten mit kleinen Randläsuren) - Fauser 1, 28 / Wüthrich IV, 701, 6 / Erste lateinische Ausgabe (die deutsche Original-Ausgabe erschien 1625) -

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        Eine kurze Eröffnung und Anweisung der dreyen Principien und Welten im Menschen, in unterschiedlichen Figuren vorgestellet. Wie und wo eigentlich ihre Centra im innern Menschen stehen gleich sie der Autor selbst im göttlichen Schauen in sich gefunden, und gegenwärtig in sich empfindet, schmecket und fühlet. Samt einer Beschreibung der dreyerley Menschen, nach Art des in ihme herrschenden Principii oder Geistes. Worinnen sich ein jeder als in einem Spiegel besehen kann, unter welchem Regiment er in seiner Lebensgestalt stehe und lebe. Nebst einer Anweisung, was der Streit Michaels und des Drachen, auch was das wahre Beten im Geist und Wahrheit sey. Abgemalet und vorgestellet durch Johann Georg Grabern von Ringenhausen, Johann Georg Gichteln von Regensburg, im Jahr Christi 1696. Neue Aufl.

      Titel, VIII, 146 S., 2 Bll., mit 5 altkolorierten Holzschnitt-Taf. (eine eingefaltet), Kl.-8, Halbleder d. Zt. Caillet II, 4522. - Johann Georg Gichtel (1638-1719) war Anhänger Jakob Böhmes u. erster Hrsg. seiner Werke. In zahlreichen Schriften entwickelte er Böhmes Vorstellungen weiter. Mit dem vorliegenden Werk wird der Versuch unternommen, dies in die Praxis zu übertragen. Die große Faltkarte zeigt einen Zodiakus mit den Planeten als "Rad der Geburt" u. "Bildnis Gottes im Menschen, durch die drey Principia Göttlichen Wesens". Die vier Tafeln stellen Menschenfiguren vor, mit den eingezeichneten theosophischen, mystischen, energetischen u. theleologischen Zentren: Jesus im Herzen, Jehova in der Milz, im Schambereich die "Finstere Welt" u. am Gesäss der "Hölle Satan". - Einband nur leicht berieben u. bestossen Vorsätze etwas fleckig Seiten vereinzelt leicht fleckig oder angeschmutzt die Tafeln mit kräftigem Abdruck u. schönem Altkolorit (die Falttaf leicht verknickt) ein gutes Expl.

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        Encyclopedia of Agrochemicals: 3 Volume Set

      1638 Seiten 30,1 x 24,0 x 15,3 cm, Gebundene Ausgabe minimale Lagerspuren an den Büchern, Inhalt einwandfrei und ungelesen Chep blau

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        Oeuvres Completes de Christiaan Huygens. Publiees par la Societe Hollandaise des Sciences. Vol. 1-22 [in 23 Vols.].

      ca14600 S. Cloth Cover shows mild wear. Stamped edges. Vol. 1: Correspondance 1638-1656. Vol. 2: Correspondance 1657-1659. Vol. 3: 1660-1661. Vol. 4: 1662-1663. Vol. 5: 1664-1665. Vol. 6: Correspondance 1666-1669. Vol. 7: 1670-1675. Vol. 8: 1676-1684. Vol. 9: 1685-1690. Vol. 10: 1691-1695. Vol. 11: 1645-1651. Vol. 11: Travaux Mathématiques 1645-1651. Vol. 12: Travaux de Mathematiques pures 1652-1656. Vol. 13, Fasc 1: Dioptrique 1653 1666 1685-1692. Fascicule I 1653 1666. Dioptrique 1653 1666 1685-1692. Fascicule II: 1685-1692. Vol. 14: Calcul des Probabilites. Travaux de Mathematiques pures 1655-1666. Vol. 15: Observations Astronomiques. Systeme de Saturne. Travaux Anstronomiques 1658-1666. Vol. 16: Percussion. Question de L' Existence et de la Perceptibilite du Mouvement absolu. Force Centrifuge. Travaux divers de Statique et de Dynamique de 1659 a 1666. Vol. 17: L' Horloge a Pendule de 1651 a 1666 travaux divers de Physique, de Mecanique et de Technique de 1650 a 1666. Traite des Couronnes et des Parhelies (1662 ou 1663). Vol. 18: L' Horloge a Pendule Ou a Balancier de 1666 a 1695. Anecdota. Vol. 19: Mecanique Theoretique et Physique de 1666 a 1695. Huygens a L' Academie Royale des Sciences. Vol. 20: Musique et Mathematique de 1666 a 1695. Vol. 21: Cosmologie. Vol. 22: Supplement a la Correspondance varia Biographie de Chr. Huygens. Catalogue de la Vente des Livres de Chr. Huygens. [23 Vols.]. Guter Zustand/ Good With figures. With fold-out plates. Ex-Library.

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        MOLISE - "Contado di Molise et Principato Ultra"

      1638. Bella carta geografica incisa in rame con larghi margini e leggermente acquarellata d'epoca; f. 48x38 ca. Molto decorativa Amstelodami, Apud Iohannes Ianssonius

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        Befestigungsgrundriß, mit Darstellung der Belagerung 1638,.

      - Kupferstich v. Rossetti n. Anguissola b. Rossetti Venedig, 1683, 40 x 42 Tooley's Dictonary of Mapmakers, IV/p. 75, vergl. Sturminger 3883ff und Kábdebo 318. Sehr seltener Einblattdruck mit dem berühmten Grundriss von Leander Anguissola und Bartolomeo Camuccio im oberen Teil des Blattes und einem kurzen Abriss der Belagerung (mit dem Titel: Description tres exacte de Vienne en Austriche Assiegée le 14. de Juillet de l'an 1683) und einer Legende der auf der Karte verzeichneten Nummern; der Plan zeigt primär die Befestigungsanlagen der Stadt - innerhalb der Stadtmauern sind nur der Stephansdom, die Burg und das Gebiet um die Schottenkirche und das kaiserliche Zeughaus verzeichnet - sowie die Laufgräben der türkischen Angreifer; der Plan selbst erschien in mehreren Auflagen mit dem Drucktext in unterschiedlichen Sprachen; der italienische Ingenieur und Kartograf Leander Anguissola (1652-1720) schuf zwei legendäre Pläne der Stadt Wien die im Laufe der Jahre von verschiedensten Verlegern nachgedruckt und abgekupfert wurden: diesen hier vorliegenden mit den Folgen der Belagerung und 20 Jahre später gemeinsam mit Johann Jakob Marinoni den ersten Plan der Stadt bis zum Linienwall der dann im 18. Jahrhundert vor allem durch die Ausgaben von Homann und Seutter große Verbreitung erlangte; gering gebräunt und stockfleckig, leichte Knickfalten, davon eine mit Einrissen etwas stärker restauriert. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Tou agiou Isidorou tou Pelousiotou Epistolon Biblia pente] = Sancti Isidori Pelusiotae De interpretatione Divinae Scripturae epistolarvm libri V.

      Parisiis: Ægidii Morelli, 1638. Folio, pp. [56], 723, [1], [60], [66] index; Greek and Latin texts in parallel columns; title page printed in red and black, large engraved device on title; first several gatherings extended; prelims and first 60 pages with dampstain entering from the top margin touching the text; contemporary full calf neatly rebacked with new red morocco label on spine; extremities rubbed and worn, corners bumped and showing; a good, sound copy. Isidore of Pelusium (d. ca. 450) "was born in Egypt to a prominent Alexandrian family. He became an ascetic, and moved to a mountain near the city of Pelusium, in the tradition of the Desert Fathers. Isidore is known to us for his letters, written to Cyril of Alexandria, Theodosius II, and a host of others. A collection of 2,000 letters was made in antiquity at the "Sleepless" monastery in Constantinople, and this has come down to us through a number of manuscripts, with each letter numbered and in order. The letters are mostly very short extracts, a sentence or two in length. Further unpublished letters exist in Syriac translation" (Wiki). Ebert 10573.

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        Apologie et deffence du Sr. Comte Francisque de Belle-Joyeuse: contre le manifeste ou pretendues sentences du Seigneur Paul de Berloz. [Lüttich], o. Dr., 1638.

      1638. 69, (1) SS., l. w. Bl. Geheftet. 4to. Außerordentlich seltene gedruckte Quelle zum Prozeß des Paul de Berlo(z) gegen Francisque de Belgioso (Beljoyeuse), in welchem ersterer sein Erbrecht auf das Schloß Chokier südwestlich von Lüttich (letztlich erfolgreich) gegen Belgioso erstritt. Paul de Berlo war 1592 noch als Kind von Marie de Senzeille und ihrem zweiten Gatten Paul de Stor adoptiert und zum Alleinerben auf Chokier eingesetzt worden. Nach dem Tode de Stors heiratete Marie 1596 den Mailänder Militär und Haudegen Jean-Jacques Barbiano de Belgioso. Der jähzornige und brutale Wüstling, dessen Untaten Legende waren, schaffte den Ziehsohn Paul nach Italien, sperrte seine Gattin in einen Kerker, um ihr ein Testament zu seinem Gunsten abzupressen, und erstickte sie zuletzt 1602 mit einem Kissen. Er beerbte seine Gattin und heiratete hernach Anne de Poitiers. Nach seinem Tode 1626 fiel Chokier an diese, die das Erbe aber an ihres Mannes Neffen, Ludovic Barbiano de Belgioso abtrat; nach dessen Tod im Folgejahr fiel es an seinen Bruder, Francisque de Belgioso. Gegen diesen klagte der nunmehr aus Italien zurückgekehrte Paul de Berlo sein Erbrecht ein. Zum Erfolg verhalf seiner Klage nicht zuletzt das Gebetbuch der Marie, in welches die Gefangene mit ihrem eigenen Blut ihre Leiden aufgezeichnet hatte. 1636 wurde Paul das Schloß Chokier zugesprochen, doch Belgioso focht das Urteil an: In der vorliegenden Flugschrift versuchte er, die Ansprüche seines Gegners zu diskreditieren. Erst 1639 konnte Paul de Berlo das Schloß endgültig in Besitz nehmen. - Titel etwas angestaubt; einige kleinere Randläsuren; Heftung der ersten Lage gelockert. Am letzten w. Bl. verso hs. Notiz um 1750: "Le Comte de Beljoyeuse Contre Paul De Berlo". Über internationale Bibliothekskataloge kein weiteres Exemplar nachweisbar. X. de Theux (Bibliographie Liégeoise), 297 (offb. nicht gesehen; falsch: "1678").

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        Opuscula medica senilia in quatuor libros tributa

      Sumptibus Laurentii Durand 1638 - - Sumptibus Laurentii Durand, Lugduni( Lyon) 1638, In-8, (32) 531pp. (1bc.) (18), relié. - Edition originale posthume. Reliure en demi basane blonde d'époque. Dos lisse orné. Pièce de titre de veau rouge. Coiffe de tête arrachée. Mors ouverts en tête avec manques. Frottements et pertes de dorures. Rousseurs. Trace de mouillure claire en marge haute sur l'ensemble du volume, au milieu des feuillets après le titre et sur le premier tiers du livre. Marque de l'imprimeur en page de titre. Une vignette aux armes ecclesiastiques sur le premier feuilllet de l'épitre. Ultime feuillet restauré en marge au verso. Un des premiers livres de référence sur la gériatrie. Cardan (1501-1576) y traite plusieurs chapitres très détaillés dont le premier très important à l'époque sur la pathologie des dents ; les autres chapitres plus classiques décrivent les maladies, les médicaments et les purgatifs. Cette édition est posthume car l'auteur accusé d'hérésie fut interdit de publication à la fin de sa vie. Jérôme Cardan, ou Girolamo Cardano est un auteur très important de la Renaissance, à la fois astrologue, médecin, mathématicien et inventeur. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition. (32) 531pp. (1bc.) (18) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gallaecia Regnum, descripta a F. Fer. Ojea Ord. praed, et postmodum multis in locis emendata et aucta.

      J. Janssonius, Amsterdam 1638 - Copper engraving, hand colored in outline and wash. In very good to excellent condition.

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        De usuris liber...

      ex Officina Elseviriorum, 1638. Cm. 15,7, pp. (56) 686 (72) + 1 cb. Frontespizio in rosso e nero con marchio tipografico inciso. Leg. coeva in perg. rigida con unghie, nervi passanti e titoli ms. al dorso. Esemplare genuino, marginoso, a carte candide ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Edizione originale, non comune, di questo trattato il cui fine è giustificare la legittimità del prestito sottomesso ad interesse. Cfr. Kress 536; Einaudi 5085 e Willems 471.

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