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2012-06-14 17:33:08
[Belgien - Schloß Chokier].
[Lüttich], o. Dr., 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 et … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH
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2012-06-14 14:56:59
GANS, Johan-Ludwig
APUD IOANNEM KINCHIUM, COLONIAE AGRIPPINAE; KÖLN 1638 - [8 dont titre gravé]-59-[3] pp., ill. Seconde édition (orig : Prague, Bilina, 1635) dédiée à l'empereur Ferdinand III et illustrée de 15 fines eaux-fortes à pleine page : titre gravé (Rodolphe I (?) à cheval) et 14 arbres généalogiques avec paysages en arrière-plans. Commentaires sur 2 colonnes sur les descendances des empereurs allemands depuis Rodolphe I à Ferdinand III et sur les branches latérales. Le jésuite Gans (Wurzburg 1591-1662 Vienne) fut professeur de philosophie, mathématiques et théologie, prédicateur puis confesseur de Ferdinand IV, prince duquel il reçut le serment de défendre l'Immaculée Conception (serment imposé ensuite à toutes les universités des États héréditaires d'Autriche). # De Backer-Sommervogel III-1183/1184; # pas dans Brunet; # ni Graesse. Provenance : Bibliothèque d'Afflighem 1785 (mention ms. en latin); Camberlyn d'Amougies, famille belge de noblesse récente (ex-libris à la devise "strenue fideliter"; # Armorial de la noblesse belge I-449, IV-1388). 1 volumes. Quelques usures avec pet. épidermures, taches, griffes. Reliure de l'époque : plein veau, dos fleuronné doré à nerfs, tranches rouges
Bookseller: de KunstBurg
2012-06-12 08:50:38
ARAUJO, Juan [i.e. João] Salgado de.
Madrid, Juan Sanchez, 1638. - Small typographical ornament on title page. Woodcut headpiece. Woodcut tailpiece. Typographical tailpiece. Woodcut initials. (6), 68 ll. 4°, contemporary limp vellum (somewhat worn, minor stains). Paper flaw to leaf A3, affecting a few words of text; overall in very good condition. A few early marginal annotations. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION. This history of the Vasconcelos family traces their origins to Dom Dinis through his son, Dom Pedro, Conde de Barcelos. The house of Vasconcelos is also traced to the Conde don Rodrigo Velloso, son of don Pedro Frojas, Conde de Traua in Galicia, brother of Conde don Fernan Paez de Trastamara, second husband of Dona Teresa, mother of Dom Afonso Henriques. Another ilustrious ancestor was said to be Martin Moniz, grandson of Count Osorio de la Lamia. The author demonstrates various other relationships between the house of Vasconcelos and the royal families of Portugal and Castile, as well as links with many of the most prominent families of the Iberian Peninsula. Members of the family held posts such as Master of the Order of Santiago, and governor of Ceuta. The work contains a few lines of poetry in Portuguese.The author, a native of Monção, was a presbyter and doctor of canon law at Coimbra University. After 1640 he became a staunch defender of the rights of D. João IV to the Portuguese throne. Dom Francisco Manuel de Melo referred to him as a "douto escritor", and according to the @Grande enciclopédia he was an "escrupuloso linhagista".---- Moreno Garbayo, @La imprenta em Madrid (1626-1650) 1867. Innocenc … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Richard C. Ramer Old and Rare Books
2012-05-30 22:17:12
Herbert, George
Cambridge: 1638: Printed by T. Buck, and R. Daniel, printers to the Universitie of Cambridge. Printed: 1638. 1593-1633 Duodecimo, 5.4 x 3.25 inches. Fifth edition. Ù4, A-H12, I2. This is a very pleasing copy. The fore eges are trimmed a bit close, but this is a fault that originated in the seventeenth century when this binding was originally executed. The leaves are very white and crisp throughout. The boards are original speckled calfskin. The binding has been very competently rebacked sometime in the last fifty years. As the Anglican merges with the greater poet, so the 'quaint' writer merges with the metaphysical. Herbert had his share of the age's passion for anagrams and the like, which Addison was to condemn as 'false wit.' But the poet who could shape a poem in the physical likeness of 'The Altar' or 'Easter Wings,' had, even more than most of his fellows, a functional sense of meter and rhythm. The technical experimentalist and master was, we remember, a skilled and devoted musician. The movement of his verse, taut or relaxed, can suggest all his fluctuating moods, from self-will or weakness to joyful surrender and assured strength. He moves from this world to the world of spirit 'As from one room t'another,' or dwells simultaneously in both, and it is in keeping with that habit of mind, and with metaphysical origins in general, that many of his poems should be allegorical anecdotes, transfigured emblems." (Bush)
Bookseller: James Gray Bookseller [U.S.A.]
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2012-05-30 10:45:13
TAPIA I ROBLES, IVAN ANTONIO
Francisco Martinez, Madrid 1638 - Plena piel, mediados S.XX, lomo cuajado, nervios, marcos al oro, contracantos en grecas id, cortes dorados, 214 págs total con 17 grabados intercalados, deberia llevar 2 grabados mas sueltos, portada deslucida [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Libros Madrid [Madrid, Spain]
2012-05-25 17:19:22
BENTIVOLLO, Cardenal
María de Quiñones, Madrid, 1638. 4 h. inc. port., 1 retrato al cobre a toda plana, 161 h. fol., y 6 h. sin num. de tabla. Pergamino de época, pérdidas en lomo.Recoge todos los sucesos históricos acaecidos en los Países Bajos durante el siglo XVIIEjemplar amarronado, mancha de humedad en portada y últimas hojas
Bookseller: Delirium Books · Susana Bardón [Madrid, Spain]
2012-05-21 12:46:14
sully, Maximilian de Bethune.
1638. A Amsteredam, chez Alethinosgraphe de Caleretimelee, & Graphechon de Pistariste, a l'enseigne des trois vertus couronnees d'Amaranthe, (1638), in-folio, volumi 2 legati in uno, piena pelle coeva, con piccola mancanza al dorso ed agli angoli, fenditura alla cerniera del piatto anteriore comunque non staccato, piccola abrasione con minima mancanza alle prime tre pagine del primo tomo, mancanti delle sguardie, internamente fresco in entrambi i tomi. Frontespizi con grandi xilografie colorate a mano in rosso e verde. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Libreria Oreste Gozzini snc [Firenze, FI, Italy]
2012-05-14 11:44:11
Belgien - Schloß Chokier].
[Lüttich], o. Dr., 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 etwa … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
2012-05-14 11:43:18
Karl Ludwig von der Pfalz, Kurfürst.
O. O. u. Dr., 1638. (4) Bll. (d. l. w.), 192 SS. Flexibler Pergamentband der Zeit mit hs. Rückenschildchen. 4to. Offenbar zweiter Druck der ersten französischen Ausgabe dieser Streitschrift, mit der mitten im Dreißigjährigen Krieg die Kurwürde im Namen des elfjährigen Pfalzgrafen Karl Ludwig verteidigt wird. Karl Ludwig (1617-80) war der Sohn Friedrichs V., des Winterkönigs, und der Elisabeth Stuart; 1652 wurde seine Tochter Liselotte von der Pfalz geboren. Zuvor 1638 auf Deutsch erschienen unter dem Titel: "Manifest undt Außschreiben des [.] Herrn Carl-Ludwig Pfaltzgraven bey Rhein [.] an die Römische Keyserliche Mayestät, und an alle Christliche Könige, Chur:Fürsten und Stände in- und ausserhalb des Reichs, betreffent seiner churfürstl. durchl. Erb: undt Successions Recht, an den Chur- undt Fürstenthumben der Pfaltzgraffschafft bey Rhein, deren Recht, Session, Stimm, Wahl Landt undt Leuthen". - Die vom VD 17 verzeichnete französische Ausgabe 1638 weicht in Titelgestaltung und Kollation der Vorstücke ab; vorliegend offenbar eine Titelauflage jener Ausgabe nur hinsichtlich des paginierten Textes. Dagegen ist unser Exemplar mit Ausnahme des Druckjahrs bis in den Fingerprint identisch mit 14:078634X (hier: vnSi u-ux e"e" pade 3 1638R), welches demzufolge wohl eine Titelauflage des vorliegenden Drucks darstellt. - Etwas knittrig. Am vorderen Innendeckel Buchhändlermarke "Rudolphi & Klemm", Zürich. Vgl. VD 17, 12:126043R (Variante 1638) und 14:078634X (1639).
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
2012-05-11 09:44:51
LINSCHOTEN, Jean Hugues
Amsterdam, Evert Cloppenburgh, 1638. Folio [20 x 30.5 cm], (4) ff. [including half-page engraved portrait on verso of 4th preliminary leaf], 206 pp.; (2) ff. [including second engraved title], 181 pp.; (1) f. [third engraved title], 1-60; 67-86 [i.e., 79] pp., 36 plates and 6 maps. Bound in contemporary vellum over pasteboards, edges of covers frayed and corners exposed; blank right corner of title and of preliminaries slightly dog-eared, some leaves a bit dusty; but generally an exceptionally fresh, altogether unsophisticated copy. Excellent. The preferred large format French language 3rd edition. This is a large and absolutely genuine example of this classic illustrated travelogue to the East and West Indies, termed by Lach the most important of the firsthand accounts published independently of the great travel collections (I.198). No other book contained so much practical intelligence on the East and West Indies as Linschoten's. Unhindered by the censorship that affected writers from the Iberian Peninsula, the author included such information as sailing directions, physical descriptions of countries, and statistics on commerce and trade. The work was held in such high regard that for nearly a century, every Dutch ship headed for the East carried a copy of a Dutch edition of Linschoten. This copy of the third French edition (esteemed for its plates; see below) is rather unusual for being in an entirely contemporary condition in its original binding, and entirely unsophisticated internally. Although the work contains valuable reconnaissance for the New World (see below), t … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Martayan Lan [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2012-05-08 21:46:12
Lundius, J.
0 - Das bedeutende Judaicum und Hauptwerk von Johannes Lundius mit allen 30 Kupfertafeln. Johann Lund (1638-1686) aus Flensburg war Diakon in Tondern. Sein Hauptwerk wurde erstmals 1695 in Oktav und ohne Illustrationen durch seinen Sohn herausgegeben. Die vorliegende illustrierte Folio-Ausgabe durch den Orientalisten und Gottorffischen Generalsuperintendenten Heinrich Muhl (1666-1733) erschien erstmals 1701 und wurde in mehreren Auflagen eine geschätzte Grundlage für das Verständnis der Heiligen Schrift im 18. Jahrhundert. Sehr schönes, fleckenfreies, sauberes und breitrandiges Exemplar in einem Originaleinband der Zeit.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmidt & Günther [Germany]
2012-05-06 19:09:15
DELAFLEUR,N.G.
1638. [Paris], Pierre Mariette, 1638. Small oblong 4to (190 x 290mm). Engraved throughout, title-portrait within border of flowers, 12 plates of flowers, all by Delafleur (some neat marginal repairs, old crease marks with very small tears to plates numbered 8 and 9, all but two plates pricked for transfer or showing the marks from an adjoining plate). Contemporary limp vellum (neatly rebacked, ties lacking). First edition of this rare set of decorative plates, the de Belder copy (a variant before the addition of the privilege) is the only copy we could trace having been sold in the last 20 years. Born in Lorraine, Delafleur was known in Rome, where he worked for Cardinal Barberinni, as 'Monsu Fiore' Monsieur Flower) in recognition of his great skill in depicting floral subjects. The present work, unlike many other 17th century botanical works, does not seem to be based on any earlier models.The plates each feature two or more varieties or species, with six plates depicting small bunches tied with ribbons around their stalks. Bulbous plants predominate (daffodils, narcissi, jonquils, tulips, blue-bells, lilies and fritillaries) but the work also includes irises, carnations and roses. Hunt 232 ('rather rare'); Berlin Kat. II, 4416 (incomplete); Thieme-Becker 3:578..
Bookseller: Antiquariaat Junk
2012-05-02 15:55:06
Bolton, Robert [1572 - 1631]
London:. 1638/39/40.. 8vo & 4to [A - O8, P4, Q2; A6, ¦2, B - Bb8, Cc6; A - N4; A - D4, E2]. 'Discourses' - 7th edition, revised & corrected [STC 3234]. 'Directions' - 5th edition, corrected & amended [STC 3254]. 'Two Sermons' - 2nd edition [STC 3257]. 'Cordial' - 1st edition [STC 3227]. [xix], blank, 214pp; [xiv], 390 pp + 8 pp table; [4], 97 pp; [vi], 27 pp.. Modern full leather binding executed in a period style; maroon spine label.. Binding - Fine. Text - VG (margins trimmed, very occasionally. meeting the rule above the running title/aging to paper/faint stain. to lower portionof 'Discourses' text). Ownership signature of 'John. Baker' on 'Cordiall' title page.. Bolton noted as 'a most religious and learned Puritan, a painful and constant preacher, a person of great zeal for God, charitable and bountiful; and so famous for relieving afflicted consciences, that many foreigners resorted to him, as well as persons at home, and found relief." [ˆ Wood, as quoted in the DNB].
Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA
2012-05-01 14:37:53
Floro (Lucius Annaeus Florus)
apud Elzevirios, Lugduni Batavorum, 1638. Splendida legatura coeva in marocchino rosso con cornici oro ai piatti. Nervi, ricchi fregi e titolo oro su tassello nero al ds. Dentelle e tagli oro. Carte di guardia marmorizzate con disegni a pettine. Margine superiore rifilato, altrimenti ottimo esemplare. Prima edizione elzeviriana, prima tiratura. Willems, 467. Provenienza: collezione Wardington (Ex libris cartaceo al contropiatto posteriore). 12mo (cm. 11,8), 4 cc.nn. (compreso il frontis. interamente inciso da C.C. Duysend), 336 pp., 8 cc.nn. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Libreria Ex Libris ALAI-ILAB/LILA member [Roma, Italy]
2012-04-27 19:54:21
Amstelodami, Sumptibus Henrici Laurentii, 1638 & 1639,. PGMt.der Zeit mit handschriftlicher Rückenanschrift, [24], 519 S., [12]; [16], 348 S., [4], kl.-8°. ExLibris, Besitzerzuschrifte auf Vorsätzen. Alte Unterschrift mit Zeichenstift auf Titel. Seiten stellenweise gering altersgebräunt. Ansonst sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. * Seltener Exemplar. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. Please notify beforehand, if you want to visit us and see a specific book. Unser ZVAB-Bücher-Bestand befindet sich in unserem Lager am Stadtrand Prags, nicht in unserem Geschäft. Bitte, teilen Sie uns vorher mit wenn Sie uns besuchen möchten und bestimmtes Buch auswählen wollten *.
Bookseller: Antikvariát Valentinská
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2012-04-27 04:23:01
Barlaeus (van Baerle), Caspare.
Amsterdam. Typis Iohannis & Cornelli Blaeu.1638.. Folio. 6 Bll. (inkl. Portrait), 62 S. Pergament d. Zt., fleckig und an den Kanten lädiert. Inneres Gelenk gebrochen. - Original vellum with spotts, edges and book case inside broken. Kleisterpapier nur noch an zwei Stellen mit der Vorsatzs. verbunden. Diese mit handschr. Eintragung von alter Hand und randrissig. Ebenso die folgende Titelseite. Handschr. Besitzvermerk von alter Hand oben rechts. Seite mit Einriss a. d. unteren Vorderkante. Durchgehend schwarzer Fleck vom Schnitt ausgehend auf der oberen re. Ecke, schwarze Tinte. Auf einigen Seiten großflächiger, aber dezenter Wasserfleck, gegilbt. - Book end paper in front with tears and partially lose. Also with old handwriting. Edges with tears. Right upper corner with a big black spot of ink throughout the pages. On some pages there is a big, a bit bronzy, stain due to water spotting.. Mit gestochenem Porträt Mariam de Medicis zeigend und 16 (2 gefalt., 14 doppelblattgroßen) radierten Tafeln in schönem tief-schwarzem Druck. Tafeln vereinzelt mit Randeinrissen bis ins Bild. Landwehr, Ceremonies 108; Vinet 489; Muller 1793; Ornamentstichkat. Bln. 2949; vgl. Lipperheide (alt) 2665 (franz. Ausg.) - Erschien auch auf französisch und nierderländisch. Das seltene Festbuch beschreibt den Empfang von Maria de Medici in Amsterdam und ihren Aufenthalt vom 31. August bis 5. September. Die Tafeln mit Festzügen, Ehrenpforten, Bootsturnier auf Amstel , einer großen Ansicht von Amsterdam vom Fluss IJ aus etc., alles mit reicher figürlicher Staffage. Außerdem mehrere Tafeln nach Gemälden v … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Hassold
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2012-04-27 01:45:07
STERNHOLD Thomas, HOPKINS John
Robert Barker, 1638 [&] Company of Stationers, 1636.. 2 vols in 1. 8vo. Contemporary blind-stamped full calf with part of brass clasps on lower board (neatly rebacked with new gilt lettered full calf spine and new endpapers). Pp. BCP unpaginated [&] 188 (some slight tanning to page edges), illus with engraved title pages, vignettes and decorated initials. .
Bookseller: Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd
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2012-04-12 18:00:06
MAROLOIS, SAMUEL.:
Amsterdam: for John Johnson, 1638.. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION 1638, divided into two parts, reviewed augmented and corrected by Albert Girard, Mathematician... & translated out of the French into English by Henry Hexam, Ex library copy. 4to, 280 x 190 mm, 11 x 7½ inches, 40 numbered double page plates, but there are 42 in total as there are two plates numbered 2e 14 & 2e 17, engraved title page which is from the Amsterdam Dutch edition of 1627 with printed cancel slip pasted on, this is the same as the Sotheby's Macclesfield copy see note below, 44 pages to 1st part and 48 pages to 2nd part followed by a double page-table, woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces, handsomely rebound in full panel calf, heavy gilt decoration to spine, raised bands, maroon label with gilt lettering, new endpapers, the collation is the same as Cockle *2, A4-F2, Aa4-Ff4; * and F are in twos. Pale staining to upper and lower margins throughout just affecting a few images, a few lower margins have small closed tears neatly repaired, 2 small neat repairs to outer margins, not affecting text, 1 page has 2 small repairs to upper margin, not affecting text, plates slightly dusty, occasional ink spot and mark, pages have horizontal crease, old ink name scribbled out on upper margin of title page, not affecting image, neat old ink name of previous owner and small pale library stamp on the blank side of title page, otherwise no more library markings. A very good copy of this rare military book. The first work on fortification in English in which the subject is treated scientifically. For though in severa … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Roger Middleton
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2012-04-12 10:03:53
Zeballos Saavedra, Carlos.
Barcelona. 1638 - Interesantisimos sermones en un libro muy raro. Defectos : Pergamino reutilizado Falta la portada, Manchado en parte superior pero legible. Marcas de polilla que no afectan partes importantes. Tiene algunas cubiertas propias como una Oracion funeral a Lope Felix de Vega Carpio, Sermon que se predico en la fiesta de San Francisco de Borja en Alcala de Henares, otro Sermon de desagravio a Nto. Sr. Jesucristo de un miembro de la Suprema Inquisicion. Size: 4º. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: LIBRERIA CLIO
2012-04-11 13:54:40
FENDT TOBIAS.
apud Joannem Janssonium,, Amstelodami, 1638 - Cm. 31, pp. (8) 176 + (38). Bel frontespizio figurato e 125 tavole incise a piena pagina nel testo. Solida legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida con nervi passanti. Alcune carte interessate da un alone chiaro all'angolo basso, peraltro esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. L'abbondante sezione iconografica raffigura principalmente monumenti funerari, tombe ed iscrizioni funerarie di personaggi italiani e latini (Livio, Euripide, Plinio, Virgilio, Sannazaro, Dante, Ariosto, Marsilio Ficino, Poliziano, L. Aretino, Bartolo da Sassoferrato, L. Valla, Pico della Mirandola) siti nelle principali città italiane quali Padova, Volterra, Napoli, Ferrara, Perugia, Pisa, Bologna. Si tratta quindi di una preziosa fonte per la conoscenza dello stato di tali monumenti nel XVI secolo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense
2012-04-04 09:29:44
Drexel, Jeremias
Antverpiae: J. Cnobbari. Book. 32mo-over 4"-5" tall. [xvi], 336 pages, [ii]. Original or early full leather binding with gilt ruling on boards and gilt designs and lettering on spine. Moderate rubbing to binding, with small crack to bottom edge of front hinge. Engraved title page. Title page and endpapers with early previous owner names, bookplate and notations: Ex Libris J. Pinssonnat D. J. P. Lectac Professoris Regii; Ex Biblioth Domus 3 Caroli Paris, etc. Jeremias Drexel (1581-1638). Very good-condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller ABAA [Chicago, IL, U.S.A.]
2012-04-03 04:03:05
Paris: late 18th century. This superb hand-colored engraving from the late 18th century, Veue et Perspective du Chateau de Versailles du coste de l'orangerie, measures 19.75” x 26.75” and is in excellent condition with light discoloration around the edges. This engraving illustrates the king's court riding back to Versailles from a hunt. This lively scene shows the horses and hounds in motion, coming in from all angles of the plate, and gives a sweeping view of Versailles and the orangery, or lush gardens of the property. The noblemen are all finely dressed in rich colors and the lush greenery of the trees and deep blues of the ponds and fountains show the great expertise of the artist. During the mid to late 18th century, the trend amongst European artists, printmakers and publishers, was to visually record their own country's architectural treasures, and the natural beauty of their gardens. Motivated by national pride, artists and printmakers began to publish views of their most-admired estates and grounds. In addition to being a visual record of the countryside, they were meant to encourage public recognition of national treasures. These prints were meant to be purchased by the English and foreign tourists whom desired a memento of their travels. Louis XIV (1638-1715), the Sun King of France, had grown up during a civil war between rival factions of aristocrats, known as the Fronde, and wanted a site where he could control the French government by absolute rule. Louis settled on the royal hunting lodge at Versailles, which had been acquired by Louis XIII in 1632, and ove … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco [San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.]
2012-04-03 04:03:05
Paris: late 18th Century. This superb hand-colored engraving, Plate 43, Diverses vues du Chateau de Versailles, from the late 18th century measures 19.75” x 26.75” and is in excellent condition. This engraving shows expansive views of Versailles and the land and buildings surrounding. Soldiers are seen on horseback as are peasants and the bourgeois in their carriages. Will fine, vibrant coloring, this engraving shows the busy life around the royal place of Versailles. During the mid to late 18th century, the trend amongst European artists, printmakers and publishers, was to visually record their own country's architectural treasures, and the natural beauty of their gardens. Motivated by national pride, artists and printmakers began to publish views of their most-admired estates and grounds. In addition to being a visual record of the countryside, they were meant to encourage public recognition of national treasures. These prints were meant to be purchased by the English and foreign tourists whom desired a memento of their travels. Louis XIV (1638-1715), the Sun King of France, had grown up during a civil war between rival factions of aristocrats, known as the Fronde, and wanted a site where he could control the French government by absolute rule. Louis settled on the royal hunting lodge at Versailles, which had been acquired by Louis XIII in 1632, and over the following decades expanded it into the largest palace and grounds in the world. It was Louis XIV's hope to create a center for the royal court at Versailles. Beginning in 1669, the architect, Louis Le Vau (1612-1670), … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2012-04-01 22:55:06
Gildas
London: T. Coats for William Cooke, 1638. First edition in English. Hardcover. Very good. Yes. 12mo. (134),327pp. 19th century polished calf. Spine in 5 compartments, gilt title and rules. Boards blind-tooled in a lozenge design built up with a single floral tool. 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. Signature of C. C. Dendy. Hinges cracked but strong; light edge wear; else 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.
Bookseller: Thorn Books
2012-03-31 08:26:23
Calancha, Antonio de la:
Barcelona. 1638.. [28],884,883-922,[27]pp. plus added engraved titlepage and one folding plate. Last two leaves provided in expert facsimile. Folio. Contemporary vellum, with calf spine and leather label. Engraved titlepage trimmed and mounted; letterpress titlepage heavily worn and repaired in similar fashion. Moderate to heavy toning, dampstaining, and soiling. Last few leaves heavily wormed, affecting some text. Small tear to edge of plate; trimmed closely and mounted. About good. First edition of this Peruvian Chronicle, one of the rarest referring to the history of Peru. It deals with the creation of the different churches and religious houses in Peru, but it also describes meticulously the most important historical events up to 1638. Born in Chuquisaca (1584), Antonio de la Calancha was an Augustinian religious man; he died in Lima (1654). Our copy has the rare historiated frontis and the extraordinary plate representing the martyrdom of Father Diego Ortiz in Vilcabamba, engraved by Pierre de Jode. Few complete copies have made it to this day; Leclerc’s copy did not have the engraving. One of the great American chronicles. SABIN 9870. LECLERC 1701. SALVA 3281. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 638/25.
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2012-03-31 08:26:23
Calancha, Antonio de la:
Barcelona. 1638. - [28],884,883-922,[27]pp. plus added engraved titlepage and one folding plate. Last two leaves provided in expert facsimile. Folio. Contemporary vellum, with calf spine and leather label. Engraved titlepage trimmed and mounted; letterpress titlepage heavily worn and repaired in similar fashion. Moderate to heavy toning, dampstaining, and soiling. Last few leaves heavily wormed, affecting some text. Small tear to edge of plate; trimmed closely and mounted. About good. First edition of this Peruvian Chronicle, one of the rarest referring to the history of Peru. It deals with the creation of the different churches and religious houses in Peru, but it also describes meticulously the most important historical events up to 1638. Born in Chuquisaca (1584), Antonio de la Calancha was an Augustinian religious man; he died in Lima (1654). Our copy has the rare historiated frontis and the extraordinary plate representing the martyrdom of Father Diego Ortiz in Vilcabamba, engraved by Pierre de Jode. Few complete copies have made it to this day; Leclerc’s copy did not have the engraving. One of the great American chronicles. SABIN 9870. LECLERC 1701. SALVA 3281. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 638/25.
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana
2012-03-22 19:15:48
SKANDINAVIEN - BURE, ANDREAS (BUREUS) / W.J. BLAEU.
(Amsterdam, 1638). Kobberstukket skandinavienskort, 42,5x53,5 cm. Ukoloreret. Nederste del af midtfolden forstærket på bagsiden for revne (intet tab). Marginer her og der en smule flossede, men berører ikke billedfladen. Bagsiden med fransk tekst. ¶ Kortet er tegnet af Anders Bure (Buræus) og blev udgivet i Blaeu's Theatrum i denne bearbejdede form. Svarer til Koeman Bl 16 A og er altså et af de tidligste tryk. Bure er blevet kaldt den svenske kartografis fader.
Bookseller: Lynge & Søn ILAB-ABF [Copenhagen, Denmark]
2012-03-17 12:27:42
FLORUS L.ANNAEVS
Livre ancien LVGD.BATAV.Elzevirios 1638 in-24 reliure plein veau fauve dos orné pièce de titre maroquin rouge 336 pages + 16 pages d'index. [Attributes: Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Livres et collections [Vaison La Romaine, France]
2012-03-17 12:27:42
FLORUS, L(ucius) Annaeus.
1638. Artikeldetails [Rerum Romanorum libri IV]. Cl. Salmasius addidit Lucium Ampelium. FLORUS, L(ucius) Annaeus. Leiden, Elzevir 1638. E. cod. M. S. nunquam antehac editum. E. cod, M. S. nunquam ante hac editum. 12°. 4 Bll,. 336 S., 8 Bll. (Index). Mit gest. Tit. v. Cl. Duysend u. Initialen. Maroquinbd,. d. 18. Jhdts. mit floral. Rückengoldpräg. Rückensch. Linienvergold., Steh- u. Innenkantenvergold., Vollgoldschn. Kanten schwach berieb. Bestell-Nr: 0661-10 Bemerkungen: Graesse II, 605 - La plus jolie des deux éditions a cette date. Florus, römischer Geschichtsschreiber zu Anfang d. 2. Jhdts.n.Chr., übertrug die Epochen menschl. Lebens nach griechischem Vorbild, wobei er die Zeit Trajans als Periode des Neuauflebens sah. Seine Identität wird mit dem Dichter Publius Annaeus Florus sowie mit einem Korrespondenten Hadrians names Annaeus Florus vermutet. Schlagworte: Altertumswissenschaft, GeschichteEUR 384,79 (inkl. 10,00% MwSt.) Versandkostenfrei innerhalb Deutschlands Artikel eingestellt mit dem w+h GmbH eBay-Service Daten und Bilder powered by Buchfreund (2019-03-13).
Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag [Wien, Austria]
2012-03-16 18:42:50
Martin, William
London: R. Young, 1638. Later edition. Engraved title page (laid down). Engraved portraits of each monarch preceding their chapter. (40), 843, [60] pp. 1 vols. 4to (signed in 6's). Three-quarter modern sheepskin. Front cover detached, rear loose. Owner's lengthy inscription on flyleaf. Else very good. Later edition. Engraved title page (laid down). Engraved portraits of each monarch preceding their chapter. (40), 843, [60] pp. 1 vols. 4to (signed in 6's). Graesse IV: 428; Pollard & Redgrave 17529
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2012-03-16 13:38:40
MERIAN, Matthaeus.
Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member [London, United Kingdom]
2012-03-16 13:38:40
MERIAN MATTHEUS.
Bookseller: libreria antiquaria perini Sas di Perini [Verona, VR, Italy]
2012-03-16 13:38:40
MERIAN MATTHEUS
Francoforte 1638 - Incisione in rame, mm 205x691. Tratta da ìNeuwe Archontologia cosmicaî di Johann Gottfried. Bellissima veduta panoramica colta dalla parte asiatica della citt? verso il Corno d'oro dove si stagliano i maggiori palazzi, moschee. Ottimo esemplare con le usuali pieghe editoriali, due strappi restaurati nel margine inferiore, lievi fioriture della carta. Copper engraving, mm 205x691. From ìNeuwe Archontologia cosmicaî di Johann Gottfried. Superb decorative panoramic view of Constantinople, with legend across the bottom, enriched by scenes of everyday life, like hunters with dogs in foreground. Across the Golden Horn it shows all historical palaces, mosques and principal buildings. Good condition with minor foxing; two restored tears in bottom margin vedutistica.
Bookseller: libreria antiquaria perini Sas di Perini [Italy]
2012-03-09 15:13:56
GAVANTI, Bartolomeo.
Apud Iuntas, Venetiis, 1638. 4 opere legate in unico volume ([48], 271, [1], [32], 288 p.; [8], 215, [1] p.; [8], 112 p.; [12], 258, [14], 37, [3] p.), 4°, piena pelle con dorso a quattro nervi, tassello con titoli e fregi al dorso. Buono, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo, piccolo difetto senza mancanze alla cuffia superiore, alla sola prima parte della prima opera rinforzo alle prime due carte (al frontespizio traccia di etichetta che lede la marca), ad una parte dell'indice (con minima mancanza di testo) e all'ultima carta, gora alle prime carte che va via via scomparendo. Prima opera: "Marca sul front. stampato in rosso e nero. Iniz. e fregi xil. Colophon in fine alla pt. 1. Pt. 2 con proprio front. e con data 1639", seconda opera: "Marca (O1158) con giglio in nero, sul front.", terza opera: "Marca xilografica con giglio giuntino al frontespizio". Oltre alle tre opere del Gavanti edite da Giunta nel volume compare anche la seguente opere: "BELLARMINO, Roberto. De scriptoribus ecclesiasticis liber vnus. Cum adiunctis indicibus vndecim, & breui chronologia ab orbe condito vsque ad annum MDCXII. Roberto card. Bellarmino e Societate Iesu auctore. Ex typographia Bartholomaei Zannetti. MDCXIII [1613]. Marca (monogramma di Cristo IHS con la croce ed un cuore trafitto dai chiodi della Passione entro un'ostia raggiante) sul front. e marca (O742) in fine".
Bookseller: Studio bibliografico Adige [IT]
2012-03-08 15:02:02
Paris: late 18th century. This superb hand-colored engraving, Marais artificed, entoure de Jones d'airain, et de Jets d'esu dans les jardins de Versailles, from the late 18th century measures 19.75” x 26.75” and is in excellent condition. Illustrated in this engraving is courtiers of Versailles in a fountain garden, the main fountain reminiscent of a marsh, with swan fountain heads. The onlookers interact as they roam around the fountains in this lush and serene setting. The rich blues of the water blend well with greens of the gardens and the pale shades of the dusky sky. During the mid to late 18th century, the trend amongst European artists, printmakers and publishers, was to visually record their own country's architectural treasures, and the natural beauty of their gardens. Motivated by national pride, artists and printmakers began to publish views of their most-admired estates and grounds. In addition to being a visual record of the countryside, they were meant to encourage public recognition of national treasures. These prints were meant to be purchased by the English and foreign tourists whom desired a memento of their travels. Louis XIV (1638-1715), the Sun King of France, had grown up during a civil war between rival factions of aristocrats, known as the Fronde, and wanted a site where he could control the French government by absolute rule. Louis settled on the royal hunting lodge at Versailles , which had been acquired by Louis XIII in 1632, and over the following decades expanded it into the largest palace and grounds in the world. It was Louis XIV's hope to cr … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco [San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.]
2012-03-08 15:02:02
Paris: late 18th century. This superb hand-colored engraving, Veue du Chasteau des Jardins, et de la Ville de Versailles, du coste de l'Estang, from the late 18th century measures 19.75” x 26.75” and is in excellent condition with light staining in the margins and evidence of previous repair to the central crease. Illustrated in this engraving is a view of Versailles from across a river, showing many courtiers and peasants working and riding horses. Through the use of linear perspective, this dynamic view of Versailles can be appreciated for its size and grandeur. The rich colors of the grass and river add to this lush landscape engraving. During the mid to late 18th century, the trend amongst European artists, printmakers and publishers, was to visually record their own country's architectural treasures, and the natural beauty of their gardens. Motivated by national pride, artists and printmakers began to publish views of their most-admired estates and grounds. In addition to being a visual record of the countryside, they were meant to encourage public recognition of national treasures. These prints were meant to be purchased by the English and foreign tourists whom desired a memento of their travels. Louis XIV (1638-1715), the Sun King of France, had grown up during a civil war between rival factions of aristocrats, known as the Fronde, and wanted a site where he could control the French government by absolute rule. Louis settled on the royal hunting lodge at Versailles , which had been acquired by Louis XIII in 1632, and over the following decades expanded it into the la … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2012-02-20 20:27:15
ROSS, Alexander
Inflante Alexandro Rosaeo Aberdonense, 1 vol. in-8 (138 x 92 mm) reliure de l'époque pleine basane marron, dos à 5 nerfs orné, Typis Iohannis Legate, sumptibus Richardo Thrale [ Richard Thral ; Richard Thral ], Londini [ Londres ; London], 1638, 11 ff. n. ch., 311 pp. (the last page blank), with Imprim. Guil. Bray Iune 14, 1637; signatures : first leaf unsigned A8 a2 B-V8 X4 Rare exemplaire bien complet du beau titre gravé par Will. Marshall, ainsi que du titre imprimé. Exemplaire conforme à l'exemplaire n°1 de la Bibliothèque de Standford. Edition en partie originale (édition très largement étendue et révisée du "Virgilius evangelisans, sive Historia Domini" de Ross, publié en 1634), dédié au roi Charles Ier d'Angleterre. Cette longue déclamation en vers, composée de passages de divers auteurs disposés sous un nouvel ordre (selon la forme poétique dite du "cento"), exalte les intuitions pré-chrétiennes de Virgile (ancienne petite restauration marginale au titre gravé, marges parfois un peu courtes, coins frottés, bon état par ailleurs). Langue: Latin [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal [GRADIGNAN, France]
2012-02-19 03:42:29
Goodwin, Thomas [1600-1680]
R. Dawlman, London, 1638. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather) . Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Full leather, edges worn, hinges cracked. Early pages wrinkled, little stained in places. Five works bound together, the works on Aggravation being quite scarce. Goodwin was a member of the Westminster Assembly. Size: Square 8vo. 630 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 lbs. Category: Antiquarian; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; Religion & Theology. Inventory No: 2098. .
Bookseller: Noah's Ark Book Attic
2012-02-18 20:40:57
Menudier J(ean).
VD 17, 14:699876Y (nur Sächsische Landesbibliothek) - Brunet III, 1638.- Erstmals 1681 erschienenes barockes Sprachlehrbuch, ganz in französ.-deutsch. Paralelltext.- Jean Menudier (1672-1703) war Prof. am College in Bayreuth.- Etwas gebräunt, sonst gutes Exemplar.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller [Salzburg, Austria]
2012-02-04 19:27:08
Schleswig.-
1638. Klose-Martius 5a.- Gesamtansicht der Stadt aus der Vogelschau, im Vordergrund ein Gruppe von Reetdachhäusern.- Sinnspruch unterhalb der Darstellung (lateinisch und deutsch).- Kleiner hinterlegter Einriss im linken weißen Fußsteg. Gewicht in Gramm: 500
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2012-01-30 21:58:42
BRAITHWAITE, Richard
Square 8vo. London: By J. Okes for Jasper Emery at the Eagle and Child in Pauls Church yard next Watlin Street, 1638. Square 8vo, modern full blind-ruled morocco, spine gilt lettered between raised bands, a.e.g. [xxviii], 413, [1(Errata)] pp.; pp. 30-31 & 202-203 misnumbered. Extra engraved title-page by William Marshall, depicting the author surrounded by vignettes of Herodotus, Livy, Thucydides, & Tacitus. Upper margins of first four leaves reinforced with old paper, sidenotes of leaves B1 & B3 slightly shaved; overall a clean, surprisingly fresh copy in a somewhat incongruous but handsome binding. Second Edition, more than doubled from its original version as The Schollers Medley, published in 1614. Braithwaite, who is today best known for his doggerel poem Drunken Barnaby's Four Journeys..., here anatomizes the various sorts of histories--including fictional or 'poetical' ones--and elaborates on their moral and educational qualities. He categorizes histories as "Divine, Discursive, Morall, Physick, or Mixt"; and in the course of analyzing them he passes on many fascinating anecdotes on both antiquity and his own times. There are references to Machiavelli, Orlando Furioso, and Don Quixote, as well as to many highly obscure writers and books. In his omniverous curiosity , digressive erudition, and idiosyncratic style Braithwaite (1588-1673) is comparable to his celebrated contemporaries Sir Thomas Browne (1605-1682) and Robert Burton (1577-1640). Newberry Courtesy Books 218. Pforzheimer Catalogue 82. STC 3583a. With to Prior, I, 76.
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2012-01-20 13:19:06
PLINE CECILE SECOND ( PLINE LE JEUNE )
Antoine De Sommaville, Paris, 1638. In-8 ( 24,5 / 17,5 cm ) pleine veau moucheté. Dos à 5 nerfs. Titre doré. Fleurons dorés dans les caissons encadrés de filets dorés. Guirlande dorée en queue. Filets dorés encadrant les plats.Restauration en tête et queue de dos et sur les coins.25,359 pages.Titre. Préface, 25 pages.Gravure, Portrait de Trajan.Panegyrique de Trajan prononcé dans le Sénat en la préfence de ce Prince, par PLine Cécile Second, étant alors Conful de Rome.Extraict du Privilège du Roy. anciens Livres
Bookseller: Librairie FAUGUET [Marseille, France]
2012-01-17 10:55:19
Sponde, Henri de
Paris, LaNoüe 1638. 24 cm. (16, incl. Frontisp.), 664, (24) Seiten mit gestochenem Frontispiz und Holzschnitt-Druckermarke auf Titel. Pergamentband der Zeit - Realenz. 18, 686 (irrig 1648) - Erste lateinische Ausgabe von "Les cimitières sacréz" über Begräbnisriten. Sponde (Spondanus), 1568 - 1643, trat 1595 von der reformierten zur katholischen Kirche über und erhielt 1606 die Priesterweihe. 1626 ernannte ihn König Ludwig XIII. zum Bischof von Pamiers, wo er energisch die Austilgung protestantischer Lehren betrieb. Im vorderen Innendeckel gestochenes Widmungsschild des Friedrichsgymnasiums Frankfurt an der Oder: "Curatorium Scholae Reformatae Friedericianae ..." darunter 11zeiliger Vers beginnend mit "Vade Liber ..." - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -
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2011-12-30 13:01:53
Church of England. Book of Common Prayer. Greek
Londini: Typis Tho. Cotes pro Richardo Whitakero 8vo (16.1 cm, 6.5"). [262] pp. (lacking prelim. blank f.). [?1A4?4(-?1) ?4?4 ¶4¶¶4¶¶¶1 B?-N4 A?-04 P2].. 1638 First Greek translation of the entire Liturgy, including the Psalter, done by Elias Petley from the 1604 English Prayer Book. The Oxford Guide to the Book of Common Prayer describes this work as "reflecting an interest in Anglican-Orthodox union being promoted by Archbishop Laud and the Greek Patriarch Cyril Lucar"; the volume is dedicated to Laud. The main title-page is printed in red and black; the separate title-page for the Psalter has a neat woodcut printer's vignette and blazons (in Greek type) Psalterion prophetou kai basileos tou Dabid. The elegant Greek type is set in double columns, with some nicely laid in typographic ornaments and decorated capitals. The signing is erratic, but the collation of this example matches most recorded descriptions: Leaf ?1, apparently a cancel in a few copies but lacking in most reported examples and not present here, was a supplemental title-page giving Biblos d?mosi?n euch?n, kai leitourg?se?s myst?ri?n; Griffiths calls for only one preliminary leaf, as is found here, with the other leaf in the gathering being a blank. Leaf 1C2 is a cancel. Provenance: Front pastedown with armorial bookplate of Twistleton Fiennes, with that family's motto: "Fortem posce animum"; front free endpaper rubber-stamped "Birch" and front fly-leaf inked "Tho.s Birch e Coll. Herts. Oxon." (apparently neither the historian nor the marine painter); title-page with inked monogram (obscure). Contemporary s … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2011-12-17 18:20:11
Bingen -
Kupferstich aus Meisners Schatzkästlein, 1638/78. Ca. 9,5 x 14,5 cm. Reiniger-Faust, Bingen am Rhein, 9.2. Ansicht der Stadt an der Nahemündung von Norden über den Rhein, rechts allegorische Darstellung, links oben Wappen. Titelleiste "Pax Aurea", unterhalb der Darstellung "Nulla salus bello, pacem te poscimus omnes: Aurea libertas in firma pace tenetur.". Darunter die deutsche Übersetzung. Wappen und Numerierung "D46" rechts oberhalb der Darstellung wurden durch den Verleger Paulus Fürst hinzugefügt, der die Kupferstiche erneut 1638 bis 1678 veröffentlichte.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen [Trier, Germany]
2011-11-08 10:33:18
Paris: late 18th century. This superb hand-colored engraving, VVeue du Chasteau neuf de St. Germain en Laye, du coste de la Riuiere, from the late 18th century measures 19.75” x 26.75” and is in excellent condition with a small pencil mark on the bottom right margin. Illustrated in this engraving is an expansive view of Chateau St. Germain in Laye from across a river. large and small boats sail along the river as courtiers are seen horseback riding in the hills. The use of linear perspective allows for the gardens of St. Germain to be appreciated along with the intricate network of the building's porches and arches. During the mid to late 18th century, the trend amongst European artists, printmakers and publishers, was to visually record their own country's architectural treasures, and the natural beauty of their gardens. Motivated by national pride, artists and printmakers began to publish views of their most-admired estates and grounds. In addition to being a visual record of the countryside, they were meant to encourage public recognition of national treasures. These prints were meant to be purchased by the English and foreign tourists whom desired a memento of their travels. Louis XIV (1638-1715), the Sun King of France, had grown up during a civil war between rival factions of aristocrats, known as the Fronde, and wanted a site where he could control the French government by absolute rule. Louis settled on the royal hunting lodge at Versailles , which had been acquired by Louis XIII in 1632, and over the following decades expanded it into the largest palace and grounds … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco [San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.]
2011-11-02 09:49:13
Paris: late 18th century. This superb hand-colored engraving, Plate 60, L'jsle Royalle, from the late 18th century measures 19.75” x 26.75” and is in very good condition with light foxing throughout. This engraving illustrates the courtiers and noblemen and women of King Louis XIV around an expansive fountain within the lush gardens of Versailles. The finely appointed nobles are richly and colorfully dressed as they interact around the fountain. The dramatic and sweeping landscape is lushly colored as is the dusky sky overhead. During the mid to late 18th century, the trend amongst European artists, printmakers and publishers, was to visually record their own country's architectural treasures, and the natural beauty of their gardens. Motivated by national pride, artists and printmakers began to publish views of their most-admired estates and grounds. In addition to being a visual record of the countryside, they were meant to encourage public recognition of national treasures. These prints were meant to be purchased by the English and foreign tourists whom desired a memento of their travels. Louis XIV (1638-1715), the Sun King of France, had grown up during a civil war between rival factions of aristocrats, known as the Fronde, and wanted a site where he could control the French government by absolute rule. Louis settled on the royal hunting lodge at Versailles , which had been acquired by Louis XIII in 1632, and over the following decades expanded it into the largest palace and grounds in the world. It was Louis XIV's hope to create a center for the royal court at Versaille … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2011-10-31 17:27:00
F. Delamonce
F. DelamonceIllustrated plate of fountain at Versailles from Des Jardens de VersaillesParis, 1714Hand-colored copperplate engraving (later color)30 ½" x 37" framedLouis XIV (1638-1715), the Sun King of France, had grown up during a civil war between rival factions of aristocrats, known as the Fronde, and wanted a site where he could control the French government by absolute rule. Louis settled on the royal hunting lodge at Versailles, which had been acquired by Louis XIII in 1632, and over the following decades expanded it into the largest palace and grounds in the world. It was Louis XIV's hope to create a center for the royal court at Versailles. Beginning in 1669, the architect, Louis Le Vau (1612-1670), began a detailed renovation of the ch?au. The Ch?au of Versailles, outside of Paris, was converted into a spectacular royal palace in a series of four major and distinct building campaigns. By the end of the third building campaign, the Ch?au had taken on most of the appearance that it retains to this day, except for the Royal Chapel in the last decade of the reign. Louis XIV officially moved to Versailles, along with the royal court, on May 6, 1682. Louis had several reasons for creating such a symbol of extravagant opulence and stately grandeur, and for shifting the seat of the monarch. By moving the royal court and the seat of the French government, Louis XIV hoped to gain greater control of the government from the nobility. All the power of France emanated from this centre: there were government offices here, as well as the homes of thousands of courtiers and all the … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2011-10-31 17:27:00
Paris: late 18th century. This superb hand-colored engraving, Fontaine de la Renommee dans le Jardin de Versailles, from the late 18th century measures 19.75” x 26.75” and is in excellent condition with light staining and discoloration in the margins. Illustrated in this engraving is the Fountain Renommee located within a grove in the Versailles gardens. This magnificent fountain, with smaller fountains around it, is being enjoyed by onlookers from the king's court. The surrounding gardens are lush with color as is the clothing of the noblemen and women, seen interacting in this grove. During the mid to late 18th century, the trend amongst European artists, printmakers and publishers, was to visually record their own country's architectural treasures, and the natural beauty of their gardens. Motivated by national pride, artists and printmakers began to publish views of their most-admired estates and grounds. In addition to being a visual record of the countryside, they were meant to encourage public recognition of national treasures. These prints were meant to be purchased by the English and foreign tourists whom desired a memento of their travels. Louis XIV (1638-1715), the Sun King of France, had grown up during a civil war between rival factions of aristocrats, known as the Fronde, and wanted a site where he could control the French government by absolute rule. Louis settled on the royal hunting lodge at Versailles , which had been acquired by Louis XIII in 1632, and over the following decades expanded it into the largest palace and grounds in the world. It was Louis XIV … [Click Below for Full Description]
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