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        VARONES ILUSTRES DEL NUEVO MUNDO. DESCUBRIDORES, CONQUISTADORES, Y PACIFICADORES DEL OPULENTO, DILATADO, Y PODEROSO IMPERIO DE LAS INDIAD OCCIDENTALES. SUS VIDAS, VIRTUD, VALOR, HAZAÑAS, Y CLAROS BLASONES. ILUSTRADOS...CON SINGULARES OBSERVACIONES POLITICAS, MORALES, IURIDICAS, MISCELANEAS, Y RAZON DE ESTADO; PARA MAYOR AUTORIDAD DE LA HISTORIA, Y DEMONSTRACION DELLA, Y SU UTILISSIMA LECCION

      Madrid, 1639. Half title. Folio. 18th-century polished speckled calf, gilt, spine gilt. Boards and spine slightly worn, outer joints tender. From the Library of the Earls of Macclesfield, with 1860 engraved bookplate on front pastedown, blind pressure stamp on halftitle, titlepage, and first leaf of text. Contemporary inscription of title ("VARONES ILUSTRES DEL NUEVO MUNDO") on front fly leaf, contemporary ownership inscription at bottom of half title. Text browned with light foxing throughout. Printed notes at bottom of leaves Nn1 verso and a2 recto trimmed, affecting some text; paper flaws in text of final printed leaf with slight loss. A very good copy. A collection of biographies of Spanish discoverers, conquistadors, and other figures involved in the early exploration and colonization of the New World, composed by a great grandson of Francisco Pizarro. Pizarro y Orellana, who held office in the Supreme Council of Castile, composed the work with the aim of simultaneously defending his ancestors Francisco, Juan, and Gonzalo Pizarro and laying claim to rights and grants due their descendants. "In order to hide this intention he cleverly included in his work biographies of other prominent discoverers such as Columbus, who by then was almost forgotten, Hernán Cortés, Alonso de Ojeda, and Diego García de Paredes. All the biographies are written in the same elevated tone of admiration, the narration being constantly enhanced with numerous erudite notes and comments in which the deeds of the subjects are favorably compared to those achieved by the great heroes of antiquity. In sharp contrast to the others, the biography of Diego de Almagro, the Pizarristas' great foe during the civil wars, is characterized by a poorly disguised tone of condemnation, his actions being shown as the tragic result of his personal shortcomings" - Delgado-Gomez. A fine mid-17th-century biographical compendium, providing extensive information about several key figures in the discovery and conquest of Spanish America.

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        Nova et accurata Tabula Episcopatvvm Stavangriensis, Bergensis et Asloiensis Vicinarumque aliquot territoriorum. - Amstelodami, apud Ioannem Ianßonium.':.

      - kolorierter Kupferstich b. Johannes Janssonius (Jansson) in Amsterdam, 1639, 40,5 x 49,5 van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. I, 1310:1.1. - Zeigt den Süden von Norwegen zwischen Oslo u. Bergen. - Oben rechts Titelkartusche; darunter Wappen. - Unten links Kartusche mit Meilenzeiger. - In der Nordsee zahlreiche Segelschiffe u. Windrose. - Unten links Kartusche mit Maßstab. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Virginiae partis australis, et Floridae partis orientalis, interjacentiumq regionum Nova Descriptio.':.

      - kolorierter Kupferstich b. Johannes Janssonius (Jansson) in Amsterdam, 1639, 39 x 50 Burden, The Mapping of North America I, 254; van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. I, 9400:1B (1. state - without text on the back - not by Burden!). - Zeigt die nordamerikanische Westküste von Virgina (Chesapeake Bay) im Norden bis Florida im Süden. - Im linken Kartenhimmel Titelkartusche mit Indianern. - Unten rechts Kartusche mit Meilenzeiger und Putten. - In der Karte Illustrationen von Segelschiffen, Kompaßrose und Wappen. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Historia medica, in qua libris IV. animalium natura, et eorum medica utilitas esacte & luculenter.

      Typis Ioannis Mommarti, Brussels 1639 - Eighteenth-century vellum with gilt-stamped lettering in morocco spine label; 4to (186 x 146 mm); pp. [16], 422 (i.e. 434), [20] (index and addenda), and original final leaf with printer's device on verso. Errors in paging: no. 39-40 omitted, 31-32 and 420-421 (i.e. 430-432) duplicated; pages 432-434 numbered 420-422. Woodcuts in text by Christoph Jegher. Some pale browning, otherwise internally crisp and clean. A series of woodcuts of animals decorates this medical and zoological book, but by Christoph Jeghers, one of the best woodcutters of the Ruben school. Rare. Only three copies have been sold in at least the last 30 years, according to American Book Prices Current, and none since 1987. Nissen 481; Wood p. 250 (lists an octavo edition). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Virginiae partis australis, et Floridae partis orientalis, interjacentiumq regionum Nova Descriptio.':.

      - kolorierter Kupferstich b. Johannes Janssonius (Jansson) in Amsterdam, 1639, 39 x 50 Burden, The Mapping of North America I, 254; van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. I, 9400:1B (1. state - without text on the back - not by Burden!). - Zeigt die nordamerikanische Westküste von Virgina (Chesapeake Bay) im Norden bis Florida im Süden. - Im linken Kartenhimmel Titelkartusche mit Indianern. - Unten rechts Kartusche mit Meilenzeiger und Putten. - In der Karte Illustrationen von Segelschiffen, Kompaßrose und Wappen. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Patrocinii debitorum calamitate belli depauperatorum pars prima suivi de Pa EDITION ORIGINALE

      Ingolstadii (Ingolstat): typis Willem Eder, 1639. Fine. typis Willem Eder, Ingolstadii (Ingolstat) 1639, in 8 (16x10cm), (8) 526pp. -1., relié. - First edition of the two parts that are rarely met. Manz was later published two other parties. Absent German catalogs, there is an edition of Part IV (1640) in Scotland (because the parties were sold separately as they dealt with specifics.) Absent Brunet. Scroll to full recovery reusing a manuscript of the fifteenth century. Back in large part missing. Traces of laces. Foxing on covers. P. 115-120, with a tear in the right margin without missing affect the text. Caspar Manz (1606-1677) lawyer and contributor to the Duke of Bavaria, Ingolstat professor, wrote this defense treaty against tributes and war debts that ruined peoples and states. Engraved bookplate: Castello di Duino. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de ces deux parties qui se trouvent rarement réunies. Manz fit publié plus tard deux autres parties. Absent aux catalogues allemands, on trouve une édition de la quatrième partie (1640) en Ecosse (car les parties se vendaient séparément puisqu'elles traitaient de points précis.) Absent à Brunet. Reliure en plein Parchemin à recouvrement réutilisant un manuscrit du Xve siècle. Dos en grande partie manquant. Traces de lacets. Mouillures sur les plats. P. 115 à 120, une déchirure avec manque en marge droite sans atteinte au texte. Caspar Manz (1606-1677) jurisconsulte et collaborateur du duc de Bavière, professeur à Ingolstat, écrivit ce traité de défense contre les tributs et les dettes de guerre qui ruinaient les peuples et les états. Ex libris gravé : Castello di Duino.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Nova Germaniae Descriptio.

      1639 - Strassbourg: Peter Aubrey, 1639. Two sheets conjoined, total 460 x 560mm. Minor repairs to folds, a liitle manuscript fill. A rare map of Germany, decorated with nine city prospects and two large panels of armorial of German cities. It was engraved by Isaac Brunn (1596 - post 1657). First published in 1633, this second and final state has a dedication to Melchior de Insula instead of a prospect of Cologne. Brunn's name is not in Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers.

      [Bookseller: Altea Antique Maps]
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        The Case of Tenures Upon the Commission of Defective Titles, Argued By all the Iudges of Ireland. With their Resolution, and the Reasons of their Resolution. S.T.C. 1531. Folio

      Dublin: Imprinted by the Society of Stationers [etc.], 1639. Later sheep backed boards, staining to the first and last leaves, else quite clean, well-margined and untrimmed; the Taussig copy A work central to the debate over the fundamental principles of English feudalism, agreeing with Coke and Selden and opposed to Henry Spelman, who was mainly responsible (in J.G.A. Pocock's words) for "the feudal revolution in English historiography

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        De Usu Lienis Cerebri et de Ichoribus.

      Lugduni Batavorum, apud Franciscos Hegerum et Hackium, 1639. - in-12. Page de titre gravée. 7ff. 168pp. 7ff. pp.169-294. (i.e. 298). 12ff. Plein veau, dos à nerfs orné, double filet doré sur les plats (reliure de l'époque usagée). Première édition collective de trois études de l'Allemand Caspar Hofmann (1572-1648). Anatomiste réputé, il fut le correspondant de Harvey qui était même venu lui rendre visite en 1636 pour lui démontrer sa théorie sur la circulation du sang. Publiées séparément en 1613 et 1617, ces études concernent respectivement la rate, le cerveau et la suppuration. Elles contiennent une page de titre gravée et de nombreux passages en grec. Mors en partie ouverts. Quelques taches. Krivatsy, 5913. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Comellas]
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        [Dastan-i Masi]. Historia Christi Persice conscripta, simulque multis modis contaminata.

      Leiden, Elsevier, 1639.. 4to. (24), 636, (8) pp. (With:) [Dastan-i San Bidru]. Historia S. Petri Persice conscripta [...], Latine reddita [...] a L. de Dieu. Ibid., 1639. (8), 144 pp. (And:) L. de Dieu. ['Ansarha-yi zaban-i Farsi]. Rudimenta linguae Persicae. Ibid., 1639. (8), 95, (1) pp. All titles printed in red and black. Contemp. brown full calf with gilt spine.. First edition of the first Persian grammar ever printed, with two Persian texts edited for the first time from manuscripts. "De Dieu's most striking performance [...] De Dieu is well aware that he is the first to publish a grammar of Persian. [...] In the preface De Dieu relates how he studied Persian with the help of the Constantinople Polyglot borrowed from Gomarus, and mentions Elichmann as the supplier of the manuscript with the 'Historia Christi', which was owned by Golius. The latter also supplied a ms. dictionary of Persian. In the annotations to the 'Historia S. Petri' the original ms. is described: it contained two more Persian texts, and was once bought by the Rotterdam physician Johannes Romanus at Agra in 1626. The volume then passed into the hands of Elichmann, who lent it to the editor. The two chapters from Genesis are taken from a complete translation in Arabic characters [by Rabbi Jacob Tawus] at Istanbul in 1546" (Smitskamp). These are lives of Christ and St Peter, originally written in Portuguese by the Jesuit priest Jerome Xavier (1549-1617) and then translated into Persian at the command of the Mughal emperor Akbar. It was at the Elseviers' request that De Dieu composed, as an addition, the elementary grammar. The grammars of Ignazio di Gesu (Rome 1661) and of Labrosse (Amsterdam 1684) were largely based on his work. Willems notes that Raimondi, as early as 1614, produced a grammar in Rome for the use of missionaries which remained virtually unknown in the west, but this existed only in manuscript (cf. Smitskamp). - Occasional slight brownstaining, but a good, tight copy from the library of the Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013). - Smitskamp, PO 310. Willems 490 & 477. Copinger 5255 & 1314. De Backer/S. VIII, 1339, 8 & 9. Rahir 473. Berghman 674. Schwab II, 727. OCLC 6445068, 6445039, 82252380.

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        Dastan-i Masi]. Historia Christi Persice conscripta, simulque multis modis contaminata.

      Leiden, Elsevier, 1639. - 4to. (24), 636, (8) pp. (With:) [Dastan-i San Bidru]. Historia S. Petri Persice conscripta [.], Latine reddita [.] a L. de Dieu. Ibid., 1639. (8), 144 pp. (And:) L. de Dieu. [`Ansarha-yi zaban-i Farsi]. Rudimenta linguae Persicae. Ibid., 1639. (8), 95, (1) pp. All titles printed in red and black. Contemp. brown full calf with gilt spine. First edition of the first Persian grammar ever printed, with two Persian texts edited for the first time from manuscripts. "De Dieu's most striking performance [.] De Dieu is well aware that he is the first to publish a grammar of Persian. [.] In the preface De Dieu relates how he studied Persian with the help of the Constantinople Polyglot borrowed from Gomarus, and mentions Elichmann as the supplier of the manuscript with the 'Historia Christi', which was owned by Golius. The latter also supplied a ms. dictionary of Persian. In the annotations to the 'Historia S. Petri' the original ms. is described: it contained two more Persian texts, and was once bought by the Rotterdam physician Johannes Romanus at Agra in 1626. The volume then passed into the hands of Elichmann, who lent it to the editor. The two chapters from Genesis are taken from a complete translation in Arabic characters [by Rabbi Jacob Tawus] at Istanbul in 1546" (Smitskamp). These are lives of Christ and St Peter, originally written in Portuguese by the Jesuit priest Jerome Xavier (1549-1617) and then translated into Persian at the command of the Mughal emperor Akbar. It was at the Elseviers' request that De Dieu composed, as an addition, the elementary grammar. The grammars of Ignazio di Gesù (Rome 1661) and of Labrosse (Amsterdam 1684) were largely based on his work. Willems notes that Raimondi, as early as 1614, produced a grammar in Rome for the use of missionaries which remained virtually unknown in the west, but this existed only in manuscript (cf. Smitskamp). - Occasional slight brownstaining, but a good, tight copy from the library of the Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013). Smitskamp, PO 310. Willems 490 & 477. Copinger 5255 & 1314. De Backer/S. VIII, 1339, 8 & 9. Rahir 473. Berghman 674. Schwab II, 727. OCLC 6445068, 6445039, 82252380. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Tutte le opere di Nicolò Machiavelli ? divise in V. Parti, et di nuovo con comma accuratezza ristampate

      "Geneva: Apresso Pietro Alberto", 1639. "Testina edition", second issue. General titlepage and 4 separate title-pages each with engraved portrait of Machiavaelli. [4], 351, [1]; [4], 116; [4], 304; [2], 3-158 [i.e., 168]; 170 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Later quarter calf and marbled boards, red leather spine label. Spine a bit worn, slight occasional foxing. "Testina edition", second issue. General titlepage and 4 separate title-pages each with engraved portrait of Machiavaelli. [4], 351, [1]; [4], 116; [4], 304; [2], 3-158 [i.e., 168]; 170 pp. 1 vols. 4to. The famous "Testina" edition of the collected works of the Florentine thinker, so-called because of the small bust portrait on the title-page copied from the Comin da Trino edition of the Discorsi (1540). After the papal ban of the works of Machiavelli in 1568, it became necessary to pre-date these. Adams M8; Graesse IV, p. 325; Bertelli & Innocenti 206b

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        Florilegium politicum: Politischer Blumengarten, darinn außerlesene Sententz, Lehren, Regulen und Sprüchwörter auß Theologis, Jurisconsultis, Politicis, Historicis, Philosophis, Poeten, und eigener Erfahrung unter 286 Tituln, zu sonderm Nutzen und Lust, Hohen und Niedern im Reden, Rahten und Schreiben, das gut zubrauchen und das böß zu meiden.,

      Lübeck, Verlag Johan Jungen, 1639 - 4 Bl. 953 Seiten gut erhaltene Ausgabe dieser erstmals 1630 aufgelegten Sprichwörtersammlung Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 800

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        The declinator and protestation of the archbishops and bishops, of the Church of Scotland, and others their adherents within that kingdome, against the pretended generall Assembly holden at Glasgow Novemb 21 1638

      London: Pr. by John Ravvorth, for George Thomason & Octavian Pullen, Small 4to. [1] f., 33, [1 (blank)] pp.. 1639 The bishops and archbishops acknowledge that there are there are "evils," and "distractions" that need attention, and that lawfully called assemblies can properly address such issues, and that it is the king's prerogative to call such assemblies. There is a big HOWEVER, however. They contend that the named assembly meeting in Glasgow was illegal and present their arguments. This work appeared with three different title-pages and there are even internal differences. In this copy the setting of quire B has line B3v with "Deliberations" spelled with the capital letter "D. Removed from a nonce volume and in modern wrappers. First and last pages dust-soiled; tea (?) stain to last leaf. Ex-library with the not unattractive stamp of the Union Theological Seminary on the verso of the title and in the bottom margin of the last text page. Blank area of foremargin of B4 torn with loss. In modern wrappers.

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        De Motu Cordis & Sanguinis in animalibus, Anatomica Exercitatio. Cum refutationibus Aemylii Parisani, Romani, philosophi, ac medici Veniti; et Jacobi Primrosii, in Londinensi collegio doctoris medici. Leiden, Johann Maire, 1639[issued with:] ASELLI, Gaspare. De Lactibus, sive Lacteis Venis, quarto vasorum mesaraicorum genere, novo invento.

      Leiden, Johann Maire, 1640 1639 - 3 parts in one vol, 4to (192 x 144 mm), pp [iv] 267; 84 [iv], with 4 engraved plates on two inserted leaves; [viii] 104 [8], with 4 engraved plates on 4 inserted leaves; very faint trace of marginal waterstain to some gatherings, overall a very good copy, in contemporary yapped Dutch vellum, a third medical work bound in at end (see below). £35,000Second complete edition (first 1628) of Harvey's classic, the single most important and famous medical book ever published, containing Harvey's discovery and experimental proof of the circulation of the blood, which created a revolution in physiology comparable to the Copernican revolution in astronomy. This is the earliest edition that collectors could reasonably expect to obtain. This edition includes the attacks on Harvey by Parisanus and Primrose, and the third edition of Aselli's classic on the discovery of lacteal vessels (first Milan 1627).Parisanus had published his refutation of Harvey in 1635, and included the bulk but not the entirety of Harvey's text. Maire restored these passages, and included the illustrations, and also added Primrose's attack (Animadversiones, 1630). He also took the opportunity, as he discusses in the Ad lectorem, to publish another medical classic, Aselli's De lactibus, and the two are usually found together, as above.Bound at the end is Daniel Beckher, Medicus microcosmus seu spagyria microcosmi, Leiden, Jacob Maire, 1633 (Krivatsky 1011).Provenance: inscription on front free endleaf 'Henricus Lubaeus Bergoz. Possessor. Anno 1644 12/17 Groningae' with further inscription (or code) in Greek; initials of same at foot of Harvey and Beckher titles dated November 7 1644; text with meticulous marginal annotations in his hand. The title to the Aselli is also initiaed by him, and dated 2/2/1641. Lubaeus was the author of Disputatio medica, 1641, and of an astronomical work, Isagoge astronomica, 1654, both published in Groningen. Initials 'J W'; and date 1734 on title; Library of the College of Surgeons of Ireland with their stamp on title and blindstamp on plates and following text leafKeynes 3; Krivatsy 5329 (Harvey) and 447 (Aselli); Wellcome 3070 (Harvey) and 506 (Aselli); Heirs of Hippocrates 256 (Harvey only); Parkinson & Lumb 1147 (Harvey) and 98 (Aselli); Waller 4089 (Harvey) and 504 (Aselli)

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        LA LIBRA DE GRIVILIO VEZZALMI.

      - MALVESSI, Virgílio. LA LIBRA DE GRIVILIO VEZZALMI. TRADUCIDA DE ITALIANO EN LENGUA CASTELLANA. PESANSE LAS GANANCIAS Y LA PÉRDIDAS DE LA MONARQUÍA DE ESPAÑA EN EL FELICISSIMO REYNADO DE FELIPE IV EL GRANDE. En Pamplona, Con licencia. S/d. circa [1639]. In 4.º de 19x13,5 cm. Com [iv],188 pags. Ilustrado com um frontispício gravado que serve de folha de rosto e que apresenta a seguinte inscrição "aequator mirabiles elationes maris". Impressão enquadrada por dos dois filetes tipográficos e que apresenta a marca do impressor (?) no último fólio. Encadernação da época em pergaminho flexível. Palau,148.060. Toda y Güell 3032. Salvá 3281. Heredia 7277. Primeira edição. Muito rara. Obra sobre a guerra dos reinos de Espanha e Portugal contra os holandeses, durante o reinado de Filipe IV e terceiro de Portugal. Muito importante para a história da América do Sul e Sobretudo muito importante para a história militar do Brasil, á época com territórios sob ocupação holandesa. Também importante para o estudo sistema fiscal espanhol aplicado aos índios do México e Peru. Small 4to. [2], 188 folios. Illustrated with engraved emblematic frontispiece. Text surrounded by 2 line borders. Emblematic vignette at end. Binding: Contemporary limp vellum. First edition. The work is a commentary on military events during the reign of Philip IV of Spain, containing several references to Brazil and to the Indian ?encomienda? system in Peru and Mexico. The author, Malvezzi, disguised by the anagram ?Grivilio Vezzalmi?,describes the dangers of the Dutch conquest of Brazil, Dutch attacks on Todos-los-Santos, an armada expected to be sent to help Brazil, and the military successes in Brazil, which made the final Portuguese military victory possible in 1657. It contains extended references to the royal income derived from the encomiendas of the Indians in Peru and Mexico. Alden & Landis 639 & 74. Heredia 7277. Palau 148060. Salvá 3281. Toda y Güell 3032 (note). Location/localizacao: PCS

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        Annotations Upon the Five Bookes of Moses, the Booke of the Psalmes, and the Song of Songs, or Canticles. Wherein the Hebrew Words and Sentences, are compared with, and explained by the Greeke and Chaldee versions, and other Records and Monuments of the Hebrews: But chiefly, by conference with the holy Scriptures .

      Printed by M. Parsons for John Bellamie, London 1639 - Three volumes, complete Small folio. much later black cloth, lettered in gilt. Each "Book" has its own title page illustrated with a wood cut. With many annotations in margins, in one place half page of annotations inserted, some ink underlinings. Henry Ainsworth (1571Ð1622 or 1623), leader of the separatist congregation at Amsterdam, and controversialist, was born at Pleasington in 1571. According to Baines and Abram, his father, Lawrence Ainsworth, who married Dorothy, daughter of Thomas Grimshaw, of Clayton, was one of the original governors of Blackburn grammar school, which was founded in 1567. Here, it is conjectured, Henry received the earlier part of his education. He was left an orphan at the age of thirteen. He is said to have proceeded to the university of Cambridge; but his name is not to be found in the ÔAthen¾ Cantabrigienses.' Ainsworth was a fine type of the Elizabethan puritanÑlearned, sincere, earnest, and uncompromising. He attached himself to those who were styled ÔBrownists,' who, under the name of ÔIndependents,' afterwards played so important a part in English history, and who were the ancestors of the ÔCongregationalists' and other free churches of the present time. Their essential distinction was the claim that each church or congregation should be a religious republic, regulating its own affairs in entire independence of state control, whether episcopal or presbyterian. A vigorous persecution was directed against these sectaries, and their founder is said eventually to have reverted to the church of England; but some of his followers went into exile rather than recognise the right of the secular power to dictate in such a matter. Ainsworth entered into the service of a bookseller in Amsterdam as a porter about 1593. He, together with Francis Johnson, founded an independent church, and in 1596 was the author, wholly or in part, of the ÔConfession of Faith of the People called Brownists.' The task of organising the new church was not an easy one. Objects of persecution at home and of suspicion in exile, they added to the difficulties of the situation by internal dissension. After many efforts at reconciliation on the part of Ainsworth, he and his friends finally withdrew in December 1610, and the scoffers were soon able to point to the two congregations, whom they styled respectively Franciscan Brownists and Ainsworthian Brownists. Ainsworth was now minister for twelve years. This was a busy time; for, in addition to the work of the pastoral office, he wrote a lengthy series of controversial and exegetical works.ÔThe Trying out of the Truth, begun and prosequuted in certain letters and passages between John Aynsworth and Henry Aynsworth: the one pleading for, the other against, the present religion of the Church of Rome. This is an interesting memorial of the religious controversy of the Elizabethan age. John Ainsworth, who had abjured Anglicanism, and was imprisoned in London as a recusant, put forth a challenge to a written debate, and invited Henry Ainsworth to notice this cartel. Four letters by the disputants were addressed to each other, and in the published volume Henry Ainsworth ends with a short reply. The discussion extended from 1609 to 1613. It has been said that John and Henry were brothers, but of this there is no evidence. The letters on the whole are remarkable for the earnestness and yet friendly spirit of the disputants in an age when religious controversy was apt to be bitterly personal.Before his death Ainsworth for a time left Amsterdam and revisited Ireland, but returned to his city of exile, where he died late in 1622 or early in 1623 - a puritans mind. Some covers rubbed at corners and lower edge, two first title pages lined with rag paper with some missing paper towards bottom, first leaf of text with "slit" lower 1-1/2 of gutter, a few leaves repaired in margins, some browning throughout. Ownership name and address in ink on front free endpapers [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Corno Dogale della Militare Architettura . dedicato al Serenissimo Principe di Venezia.

      - [in fine:] In Venetia, appresso i Giunti, 1639. In-folio (305x205 mm.), cc. n.n. 14 (compreso l'occhietto), pp. 220. Frontespizio calcografico raffigurante i Santi Marco e Teodoro sorreggenti il corno dogale e, in basso, l'effigie dell'autore all'età di 79 anni. Marca tipografica dei Giunti infine. Bellissimi finalini calcografici e xilografici. Completo delle 45 belle tavole incise in rame, 37 nel testo e 8 fuori testo, (di cui 7 a doppia pagina); delle tavole nel testo 9 sono su doppia pagina, 11 a piena pagina e le rimanenti sono di più piccolo intaglio (mediamente a mezza pagina). Legatura in piena pelle moderna con piatti inquadrati da filetti in oro e campiti da una figura romboidale incisa in oro. Dorso a nervi con scomparti pontillés in oro e titolo inciso sempre in oro. Edizione originale. Trattato di fortificazioni strutturato in 7 capitoli: nei primi due l'autore riprende quanto aveva già trattato nella «Corona Imperiale» (1618), nel terzo espone il metodo di fortificare all'olandese, nel quarto descrive gli alloggiamenti campali, nel quinto le regole per l'alloggiare, nel sesto espone la maniera di fare squadroni, l'ultimo capitolo, con piccoli schemi geometrici nel testo, è consacrato all'estrazione della radice quadra. Bibliogr.: Riccardi II, 424: «Raro e pregiato». Piantanida, 1464. Olschki, Choix, 10383. Graesse, VI, 271. Breman, 258. Michel-Michel, VII, p. 87. Jaehns, pp. 1098-1099. Cookle, 828 (esemplare di sole 44 tavole). Camerini, Annali dei Giunti, 1334. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Philippus Prudens Lusitaniae, Algarbiae, Indiae, Brasiliae legitimus Rex demonstratus

      1639 - Finely executed work, defending Spanish legitimacy to the Portuguese throne, and with, territories in Brazil and India. 1639. Antwerp. Moreti. In folio (320 mm x 205 mm). 16 ff. + 430 + 13 ff. + 28 full page engravings, including armorial frontispiece. Contemporary vellum, moderate wear, recased and endpapers renewed. Overall very good, small repair to half title just touching engraving, minor damp staining. First edition –and only. The work appeared only one year before Portual gained it´s independence from Spain, in it, Caramuel defends the Spanish rights and legitimacy of the Spanish claim to the Portuguese throne –first held by Philip II-, and with it, the territories of Brazil and India. The splendid portrait gallery was mostly drawn by Quellinus, and engraved by Galle; it comprehends 28 fine full-page engravings, including an armorial frontispiece, allegorical engraved title page, allegorical figure of Lusitania, and portraits of Portuguese royalty. Caramuel (1606 – 1682) was a remarkable Cistercian monk, highly educated, and an important person in the Spanish court, Ambassador to the imperial Court of Ferdinand III. Shortly after the publication, in 1640, a revolution occurred in Portugal against the rule of Philip IV, and replaced him with Joao, Duke of Braganza (1603 – 1656). Alden, 639/30. Palau, 43538 ("libro trabajado con erudición"). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Six marines [Eight Marines - series title]

      Langlois, François (il Ciartres) (1588-1647) 1639 - Very fine six prints from the series of eight etched by François Colignon after Stefano della Bella, published by François Langlois (il Ciartres). On the first plate inscribed on the box carried by a man in the foreground: 'Al Ser.mo Principe / D. Lorenzo di Toscana & / D. MAS.ma / Vmiliss.mo et obblig.mo ser.v / Stefa della Bella'. Numbered on the bottom right '1'. Harbor scene. Arms of the Medici family on the foreground left. Plate nr.2 depicts merchants standing on the right and on the left the lighthouse of Livorno. Monogrammed bottom left 'SDB' and numbered on the bottom right '2'. Plate nr. 4 portion of a large ship on the right with men working at its covering, some figures in the foreground, other ships on the left. Numbered bottom right within the picture '4'. Plate nr. 5 shows figures on the left leaving the shore with a small boat to reach a larger ship on the right. Monogrammed 'SDB' and numbered '5' on the bottom right, on the left: 'F.L.D. Ciartres excudit Cum Pr.' Plate nr. 6 represents ships approaching the open sea. Signed on the bottom left:'F.L.D. Ciartres excudit Cum Pr.' and numbered on the bottom right '6'. Plate '7' illustrates a naval fight with large ships and small rowing boats. Above left:' F.L.D. Ciartres excudit Cum Pr.' and numbered on the bottom right '7'. Etching on paper, with very small margins; total: ca. 127 x 209 mm. State III/3. De Vesme p. 212-213. OM 5 /PM012

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        Regis et eminentissimi cardinalis ducis De Richelieu medici, OPUSCULA MEDICA

      1639. relié. DeCollection. Sebastianum Cramoisy, Paris, 1639. In/4, reliure d?'époque en veau mouchetée, armes sur les plats encadré d?'un double filet doré, tranches mouchetées. Page de titre à vignette, lettrines et bandeaux historiés, culs-de-lampe. [16] -304., grandes marges. Reliure oxydée noircie sur les bords. Restauration ancienne des mors ; mouillures dans les marges, plus importantes en fin de volume. Armoiries de la reliure aux armes d?'Anne Jacques de Bullion (1679-1745). Marquis de Fervacques, Seigneur de Longchêne, de Montlouet, de Bonnelles et d'Esclimont, et Chevalier du Saint-Esprit. Parafe de A. Charreyre. Seul recueil des oeuvres complètes de François Citois : première édition du traité sur les saignées et les purges, puis traité sur l?'abstinence, enfin, la première description fidèle de la colique du Poitou. Le dernier traité, en français, concerne les remèdes contre la peste, dont celui-ci : « Un chapon noury de chair de vipère est excellent en ce temps. Les Italiens en usent pour prolonger leurs jours. » François Citois (1572-1652), né à Poitiers, fut le médecin personnel de Richelieu et de Louis XIII. Biblio : Histoire médicale générale et particulière des maladies épidémiques, 1835, p.191. Morton, 2092. 4to in contemporary full spotted calf, arms on boards (Anne Jacques de Bullion) framed by double gilt fillets, engraved vignette on title page, historical letters, head & tail-pieces, large margins, [16], 304 p. Flaws : binding oxidized ; old restoration of the joints ; margin waterstaining larger at the end of the vol. This book is the only one compilation ot he complete works of Citois : first edition of the treaty upon beedings & purges, a treaty upon abstinence and the first exact description of colica pictonum ! The last part deals with the plague?'s remedies. The author (1572-1652) was the Richelieu & Louis XIII ?'s personnal physician.

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        Anima'dversions (or Animadversions) of vvarre / warre; or, A militarie magazine of the truest rules, and ablest instructions, for the managing of warre

      London: Printed by John Dawson and sold by Francis Eglesfield. 1639. First printing. Hardcover. Good. First printing, 1639, 2 parts in one volume, quarto, early 20th C. reddish brown leather spine, retaining old brown calf boards (probably 18th C.), pp. (30), 394, [2], 101, [7] with engraved title page, regular title page, woodcuts throughout, some full page, folding table at 63/63, 2 folding woodcut plates at 84/85 and 90/91. Good solid copy, some scuffing to leather spine and stains to boards, engraved title page slightly trimmed along fore edge and also neatly backed, bookplate of Ditchley Books and also small circular ink stamp to title that says 'Dillon / Ditchley', faint but notable damp stain tide mark to bottom margin to much of book, quite faded to a very pale yellow but worth noting, second folding plate has a 2-inch tear that has been repaired long ago with a waxy tape that has also turned a little tan, but not as bad or as staining as Scotch tape; the other folding plate is very good, as is the table; last page of text, which are mathematical tables and text describing the tables, has a 4 inch very narrow loss that takes away some words and numbers. Minor occasional soil & stains. Of particular note is several pages of marginal notes in an old 17th C. hand to the section on Articles and Laws governing warfare in the middle of the second part. Nice old respectible copy of this English military classic. STC 25025.

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        Bible (Old Testament in Hebrew bound with the Greek New Testament [He kaine diatheke])

      [J. Jansson], [Amsterdam] 1639 - 24mo. 264, [4]pp. Late 18th, early 19th-century gold-stamped morocco, with gilt initials and decoration on covers, and gold tooling on spine. Leather clasps. All edges gilt, with elaborate blind-stamped decoration. Marbled endpapers. Lacking the two title pages. The Old Testament is the third edition prepared by Menasseh ben Israel (See Moule & Darlow 5123, 5124, and 5127). Printed for J. Jansson, and intended to range with his editions of the Greek New Testament and Latin Bible issued in 1639; Mash (Pt. 2, vol. 3, p. 469) describes a volume containing all three books bound together. Part I contains Pentateuch, Megilloth and Hagiographa, 112, 94ff., with appended table of Haphtaroth, ending with colophon. Part II contains the Prophets, 166 ff. Decorative headings. Text in two columns. (See Moule & Darlow 5127)Bound with,J. Jansson's edition of the Greek New Testament issued in 1639. Decorative initials. Text in two columns. (See Moule & Darlow 4684, 5127)Moderate rubbing along edges of binding. Leather clasps partly missing. Previous owner's name in ink on upper margin of the first page of the Old and New Testament (Fletcher). Moderate age-toning to very first and very last leaves. Text in Hebrew and Greek. Binding in overall good+, interior in good+ to very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TRADUCCION DE LA DEDICATORIA REAL, I EPISTOLAS PROEMIO DEL SEGUNDO TOMO DEL DERECHO, I GOVIERNO DE LAS INDIAS OCCIDENTALES.

      [Madrid]: Francisco Martinez, . 1639 - [4],62 leaves plus engraved titlepage with elaborate allegorical border of King Philip IV, with Spain and America to his right and left, ruling the world. Folio. Contemporary limp vellum. Rear pastedown torn, rear free endpaper lacking. Occasional contemporary marginal annotations and underlining in text. Bottom corner of leaf 49 torn (no loss). Internally fresh and crisp. A near fine copy. The rare epitome of the author's DISPUTATIONEUM DE INDIARUM JURE, extracted and translated from the two- volume work originally published in Madrid in 1629 and 1639. Solórzano Pereira was a renowned Spanish administrator and jurist who studied law at Salamanca and was a judge in the Audiencia of Lima from 1610 until 1626. He returned to Spain and became Prosecutor for the Council of the Indies, the administrative unit responsible for Spain's possessions in the New World. "A learned man, familiar with the Classics, as well as Roman, Canon, and Castillian Law, Solórzano compiled and studied all the royal decrees and laws pertaining to the new World. The DISPUTATIONEM, written in elegant Latin prose, is an extraordinary erudite legal history of the Indies, divided into five books. Book I, which serves as a general introduction to the rest, is a political and military history of the discovery, acquisition, and retention of the Indies. Books II and III deal with the political and legal status of the Indians, including a thorough study of the encomienda system. Book IV is dedicated to all church institutions in the New World. Book V analyzes the political organization of the Indies, from local governments to the Viceroyalty and the Supreme Council of the Indies" - Delgado Gomez. The TRADUCCION provides concise summaries of each chapter of each book in the original work. A near fine copy of the rare epitome of Solórzano's important study of Spanish law in the New World. EUROPEAN AMERICANA records copies only at Yale, Newberry, JCB (imperfect), and the Bibliothèque Nationale, compared to eleven copies for the 1629 and 1639 volumes of the DISPUTATIONEM. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 639/113. SABIN 86532. MEDINA (BHA) 1005. PALAU 318979. DELGADO-GOMEZ, SPANISH HISTORICAL WRITING ABOUT THE NEW WORLD 48 (DISPUTATIONEM DE INDIARUM JURE).

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        Repraesentatio Pvgnae Qva Illmus Lüneburgensium Dux Georgius. Generalis Suecius et Campimarschallus Kniphusius Comit. de Gronsfeld et Merode. Generales Caesareanos 28/8 Juni July Ano 1633 propè Oppidum Oldendorp ad Visurgim felicissime debellauit. Per Supremum Castrametatoeem Olvf Hanso Svartz. delineate - Matthaeus Merian sculps.'.

      - Kupferstich v. Matthäus Merian n. Oluf Hanson Schwartz aus Merians Theatrum Europaeum, 1639, 36,5 x 92 Fauser, Repertorium älterer Topographie. Druckgraphik von 1486 bis 1750, Nr. 5763; Katalog Westfälischer Frieden, 29. - Zeigt die Schlacht von Hessisch Oldendorf im Jahre 1633 aus der Vogelschau mit Ansichten von Hessisch Oldendorf, Segelhorst und Barksen. - Kupferstich von 2 Platten gedruckt. - Größte Ansicht der Schlacht von Hessisch Oldendorff, perfekter Zustand! Die Protestanten hatten Hameln belagert. Daher wurden die Truppen der Generäle Merode, Gronsfeld und Bönninghausen vereinigt und zum Entsatz geschickt. Am 6. Juli überquerte die Armee bei Minden die Weser. Insgesamt waren 8000 Mann Infanterie und 4000 Reiter in der Armee. Zu dieser Armee gehörte auch Gottfried Huyn von Geleen, damals Kommandeur in Westfalen, später Generalfeldmarschall, sowie Ferdinand Lorenz von Wartenberg, Sohn von Ferdinand von Bayern. - Die Belagerer von Hameln unter dem Herzog Georg von Lüneburg zogen dem Heer entgegen, um Oldendorf vor den Kaiserlichen zu besetzen, was ihnen auch gelang. - Er besetzte die Stadt und stellte seine Truppen auf. - Der General Melander stand zwischen der Stadt und dem Dorf Barksen, der General Kniephausen bei dem Dorf selber. - Der Herzog kommandierte das Zentrum. - Die Kaiserlichen formierten sich beim Dorf Segelhorst. - Der rechte Flügel unter General Gronsfeld, das Zentrum unter Merode und der linke unter Bönnighausen. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Sigilla Comitum Flandriae et Inscriptiones Diplomatum ab iis editorum cum expositione historica.

      Jan van den Kerckhove, Bruges 1639 - (6) ff., 308 pp., (48) ff., engraved half page map of Flanders, engraved succession ¿tree¿ of Flemish Counts, engraved key to heraldry, and some 300 engravings of seals. Bound in contemporary vellum, title in ink on spine, ties intact. Minor handsoiling to covers, ownership inscription excised at foot of title with repair not affecting imprint, inkstain on Aa4 not touching image; some edge wear to first few leaves, a few small marginal tears; generally very good. Rare first edition Olivier de Vrée¿s (1596-1652) compendium of seals of the Counts of Flanders, a volume notable both for its antiquarian rigor ¿ the work remains a standard reference on the subject ¿ and for its some 300 copperplate engravings meticulously cataloguing the development of seals from the establishment of Flanders as a country in the ninth century (the 878 A.D. seal of Count Baldinus) to the time of the book¿s publication (the seals of Philip IV). Wax sigilla, impressed using a unique engraved metal matrix, were specific to individuals or institutions and used to certify official documents such as title deeds. Seals attracted the same sort of antiquarian study as coins ¿ with which they were often collected and displayed ¿ owing to their value as witnesses to ancient languages, history, art, and politics. Nor was the study of seals without real world importance during the seventeenth century, when reference to centuries-old documents could spark or halt the redrawing of European borders. The illustrations of the Sigilla Comitum Flandriae are profuse and of the highest technical quality. Executed by two father-son teams, Samuel & Adriaen Lommelin and François Schelhaver père et fils, the 300 engravings of seals are at once faithful to the wax artifacts they depict and even improve upon these models: Several specimens of exactly the same design but differing in size from each other by only a few millimeters are dutifully reproduced in separate engravings, while the fine detail of many engravings (especially the later examples) far surpasses that found in the seals themselves or even the engraved matricies with which they were impressed. The Sigilla Comitum Flandriae also contains a fine map of Flanders labeled with ancient toponyms, a depiction of the tomb slab of Gilles the Norman (d. 1227), a ¿key¿ to help the reader identify coats of arms, and a tree of the succession of Flemish Counts, the latter with city views of Bruges and Ghent. Dutch and French editions of the Sigilla Comitum Flandriae followed in 1640 and 1641, but with engravings printed separately and not integrated into the textblock as in the present first edition. OCLC locates United States copies at the Newberry Library, the National Gallery, Wisconsin, Emory, Yale, Harvard, Minnesota, and Michigan. * Saffroy 40989; Matagne W-40; STCV 6687928; Biographie national VI, col. 22-24. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Attique, joint la Megaride, le pays de Corinthe, la Boeoce, Phocide & Locride "Attica Megarica,Corinthiaca B?otia Phocis. Locri. Exdelineationes clariss D,T Velij M.D

      Greece: Amsterdam Janssonius, Jan 1639. Copper engraved map of the Peloponnesus by Henriicu Hondius, published by Janssonius in his "Le Nouveau Theatre Du Monde Ou Nouvel Atlas " Vol 3. Original old colour; French text to verso. The map shows Attica and surrounding areas with the isthmus of Corinth and the island of Euboa with unusual and exclusive full wash colour to sea. Historiated initial to verso with old color Strap work title cartouche to upper right; Hondius' name engraved within the Gulf of Corinth The map first appears in 1636 in vol 3 of the "Atlas Novus." Good dark impression; spotting mainly to blank margins. Henricus Hondius son of Jodocus Hondius I(1563-1612) who was one of the foremost map engravers of his day; he worked for many Dutch publishers and was also employed by the English map- and print-sellers, Sudbury and Humble, to engrave the maps for John Speed's "The Theatre Of The Empire Of Great Britaine", published in 1612. Jodicus Hondius I bought the copperplates of Mercator's "Atlas Sive Cosmographicae ..." at the auction of Gerard Jr.'s effects in 1604. He added another forty maps, including new maps of the continents and important regional maps of the Americas, before publishing a new edition of the "Atlas ..." in 1606 that was in direct competition with Ortelius' "Theatrum". As many of Hondius' maps were more up-to-date, the Mercator-Hondius "Atlas ..." effectively superseded Ortelius' "Theatrum". Henricus with his brother Jodocus II took over the business from their mother and from 1619 the "Atlas ..." was published under the Henricus Hondius imprint until 1633 when his brother-in-law's name and imprint, that of Johannes Janssonius, also started appearing .After 1636 the name was changed to "Atlas Novus" with Janssonius being responsible, in the main, for its publication. [I.C.Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici Volume II, pp.136-145.] Johannes Janssonius (approx. 1588-1664) came from a family of printers and publishers and learned the book printing trade at an early age. In 1612 he married the daughter of Jodocus Hondius and thus became a member of one of the most important publishing families in the Netherlands. During the 1630s he went into partnership with his brother-in-law Henricus Hondius and published more editions of the Mercator/Hondius atlases with the addition of the name Jansson. He grew their publishing house in the fields of geography and cartography and published newly compiled world, sea and city atlases, always competing with the Blaeu publishing house. His main works were the "Atlas Majoris Appendix" (1639), the six-volume "Atlas Novus" (1638 ff.) and the monumental "Atlas Major" comprising eleven volumes (1647). Zacharakis:1709/1121; Koeman II: Me.93B/zzz [map481]. Greece Continental Greece Attica Megara Euboa

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        Huys-boeck, ofte Eenvoudighe verclaringe ende toe-eygheninghe, van de voornaemste Vraegh-stucken des Nederlandtschen Christelijcken Catechismi. Den tweeden Druck. Vermeerdert met de verclaringhe ende toe-eygheninghe over de thien Geboden, ende het Ghebedt des Heeren. Door Maximiliaen Teellinck.

      Middelburg, Hans van der Hellen 1639. 2 werken in 1 band, (24) 788, (6) 249 p. Origineel half Perkament, 4° (band zonder marmers, mist portret en van het tweede werk de samenvatting in korte vragen en antwoorden achterin, plaatselijk vochtvlekken).

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        Anaptyxis ad Fastos P. Ovidii Nasonis

      Ex Officina Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti 1639 edizione originale, in folio, pp. (32), 304, (28), leg. in p / perg. coeva con tit. manoscr. al ds., magnifico front. inc. in rame dipinto da E. Quellinus e scolpito da I. Neeffs, alcune inc. nell?iniziale trattato dei vari Calendari tra le quali spiccano i 12 segni zodiacali del Calendarium Rusticum, un grande capil. iniz. con inc. scena mitologica e altri capil. ornati, grande e bella marca tipogr. finale con motto Labore et Constantia. Leggero arross. di alcune pp., per il resto ottimo esempl. di questo importante commento ad Ovidio di Napoli Carlo (m. 1644). Molto raro. Cfr.: Graesse V, 78.

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        Regni Chinensis descriptio ex varijs Autoribus

      ex Offic. Elzeviriana, Lugduni Batavorum 1639 - Legatura coeva in piena pergamena con piccoli nervi e titolo oro su tassello dipinto al ds. Tagli scuri. Minima abrasione al margine interno del frontis. ma ottimo esemplare. Willems, 486; Rahir, 482. 24mo (cm. 10,3), 4 cc.nn. (compreso frontespizio interamente inciso su rame con piccola mappa della Cina), 365(1) pp., 4 cc.nn. Due xilografie a piena pagina n.t. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Moree iadis Peloponnese. "Morea olim Peloponnesus

      Greece: Amsterdam Janssonius, Jan 1639. Copper engraved map of the Peloponnesus by Mercator, published by Janssonius in his "Le Nouveau Theatre Du Monde Ou Nouvel Atlas " Vol 3. Original old colour; French text to verso. The map from the plate of Mercator comes from Jansonnius "Nouvel Atlas" with unusual and exclusive full wash colour to sea. Historiated initial and decorative tail piece to verso with old color Small title cartouche and scale; ships and large fish to sea. Good dark impression; light toning; spotting to blank margins and dampstain lower left corner; split [55mm] and short tear[10mm ] at lower centre fold repaired with archival tape to verso. Gerard Mercator (1512-1594) Originally a student of philosophy came under the influence of Gemma Frisius, the founder of the Belgian school of Geography, and became interested in mathematics - both in the theory and the practical application. With these skills he soon became an expert in land surveying and cartography, as well as a skilled engraver. His first maps were published in 1537 (Palestine), and 1538 (a map of the world), although his main occupation at this time was globe-making. He later moved to Duisburg, in Germany, where he produced his outstanding wall maps of Europe and of Britain. In 1569 he published his masterpiece, the twenty-one-sheet map of the world, constructed on what is now known as Mercator's projection. It was during this period, while teaching cosmography at Duisburg, that Mercator realised the pressing need for a modern collection of maps to supersede the Ptolemaic atlases. This project was gradually expanded to be a complete description of the Universe, both heaven and earth, with other volumes on the Creation, Genealogy and History and a Chronology. The description of the earth was to be in two parts, a modern geography and a Ptolemaic atlas, a massive and over-ambitious project. In fact, only the Chronology and the Ptolemaic Geographia were completed in his lifetime, and it was left to his son, Rumold, to complete and publish the world atlas in 1595. Entitled Atlas, sive Cosmographicae Meditationes de Fabrica Mundi, this was the first time the name "Atlas" was applied to a bound collection of maps, and, like Mercator's projection, has remained in everyday use to this day. After Rumold's death in 1599, the plates for the atlas were published by Gerard Jr. Following his death in 1604, the printing stock was bought at auction by Jodocus Hondius, and re-issued well into the seventeenth century. Johannes Janssonius (approx. 1588-1664) came from a family of printers and publishers and learned the book printing trade at an early age. In 1612 he married the daughter of Jodocus Hondius and thus became a member of one of the most important publishing families in the Netherlands. During the 1630s he went into partnership with his brother-in-law Henricus Hondius and published more editions of the Mercator/Hondius atlases with the addition of the name Jansson. He grew their publishing house in the fields of geography and cartography and published newly compiled world, sea and city atlases, always competing with the Blaeu publishing house. His main works were the "Atlas Majoris Appendix" (1639), the six-volume "Atlas Novus" (1638 ff.) and the monumental "Atlas Major" comprising eleven volumes (1647). Zacharakis:2213/1453; Koeman II: Me.93B/cccc [map72]. Greece Peloponnesus Morea

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        Regis et eminentissimi cardinalis ducis De Richelieu medici, OPUSCULA MEDICA.

      - Sebastianum Cramoisy, Paris, 1639. In/4, reliure d’époque en veau mouchetée, armes sur les plats encadré d’un double filet doré, tranches mouchetées. Page de titre à vignette, lettrines et bandeaux historiés, culs-de-lampe. [16] -304., grandes marges.Reliure oxydée noircie sur les bords. Restauration ancienne des mors ; mouillures dans les marges, plus importantes en fin de volume. Armoiries de la reliure aux armes d’Anne Jacques de Bullion (1679-1745). Marquis de Fervacques, Seigneur de Longchêne, de Montlouet, de Bonnelles et d'Esclimont, et Chevalier du Saint-Esprit. Parafe de A. Charreyre. Seul recueil des oeuvres complètes de François Citois : première édition du traité sur les saignées et les purges, puis traité sur l’abstinence, enfin, la première description fidèle de la colique du Poitou. Le dernier traité, en français, concerne les remèdes contre la peste, dont celui-ci : « Un chapon noury de chair de vipère est excellent en ce temps. Les Italiens en usent pour prolonger leurs jours. » François Citois (1572-1652), né à Poitiers, fut le médecin personnel de Richelieu et de Louis XIII. Biblio : Histoire médicale générale et particulière des maladies épidémiques, 1835, p.191. Morton, 2092.4to in contemporary full spotted calf, arms on boards (Anne Jacques de Bullion) framed by double gilt fillets, engraved vignette on title page, historical letters, head & tail-pieces, large margins, [16], 304 p. Flaws : binding oxidized ; old restoration of the joints ; margin waterstaining larger at the end of the vol. This book is the only one compilation ot he complete works of Citois : first edition of the treaty upon beedings & purges, a treaty upon abstinence and the first exact description of colica pictonum ! The last part deals with the plague’s remedies. The author (1572-1652) was the Richelieu & Louis XIII ‘s personnal physician. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Corno dogale della Architettura Militare

      appresso i Giunti,, In Venetia, 1639 - Cm. 31, pp. (28) 220. Bel frontespizio interamente illustrato, marchio tipografico in fine e 45 figure incise entro e fuori testo (anche a piena e doppia pagina). Legatura strettamente coeva in piena pergamena floscia con titoli ms. al dorso e laccetti di chiusura (di cui due mutili). Minime tracce d'uso ed un piccolo alone al marginale bianco di poche carte, complessivamente genuino, marginoso ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Esemplare, a nostro parere, desiderabile. Note ms. di possesso del famoso scrittore di storia portoghese Prospero Peragallo, che alla fine dell'800 era il possessore del volume. Celebre opera di architettura militare che viene spesso identificata come la seconda edizione dell'opera apparsa nel 1618 con il titolo: Corona Imperiale della Architettura militare. In effetti rispetto a quest'ultima sono tali le modifiche e le aggiunte che si deve dichiarare come una nuova opera. Opera celebrata ed elogiata da tutta la bibliografia in materia. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Roma vetus ac recens utriusque aedificiis ad eruditam cognitionem expositis

      Ex Typographia Manelphi Manelphij 1639 in 4° (cm 24,5x17), pp. 2 b., 12 nn., 404, 14 nn., 4 b.; leg. coeva p / perg. con tit. in oro su tass. e fregi al ds.; grande antip. allegorico disegnato da Jo Ant. Lelius, vignetta al front., grandi testatine e capil. xilografici abitati. Guida topografica archeologica della città di Roma secondo un ordine storico cronologico, dall?antico nucleo romuliano agli ampiamenti dei Cesari, basata più sui riscontri epigrafici e letterari che archeologici; nella seconda parte invece, la descriz. degli edifici e dei siti è in ordino topografico; ill. da 7 grandi inc., di cui 4 a p / pag., tra cui piantine, edifici e monete che riproducono edifici. Lievi fioriture dovute all?uso e qc. pag. con arrossamenti, ma solido vol. Molto raro. 305 / 29 311

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        La Libra de Grivilio Vezzalmi traducida de italiano en lengua castellana; pesanse las ganancias y las perdidas de la Monarquia de España en el. reynado de Filipe IV

      Pamplona 1639 - 8º mayor (19,6 x 14,1 cm) Frontis grabado al cobre, 188 p., enmarcadas por doble filete xilográfico. Pergamino de época. Primera edición registrada, aunque el autor –de nacionalidad italiana y que gozó de gran éxito en la corte de Felipe IV, y que se esconde bajo el anagrama de Vezzalmi– dice en el prólogo que publicó una edición un año antes, en 1638, en mal papel. Dice ser también una traducción aunque no se conoce ninguna edición en italiano. Es obra apreciada que recoge el relato de los principales sucesos de la monarquía española bajo el reinado de Felipe IV, con infinidad de referencias a América, en especial a Brasil (sobre el ataque de los holandeses en Bahía de Todos los Santos), Perú, México. Exlibris manuscrito del siglo XVIII de anterior propietario en portada: Luis de Montañés. Pequeña mancha de humedad en el margen superior interno de portada. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Jiangnan string and wind music Dacheng(Chinese Edition)(Old-Used) JIANG NAN SI ZHU YIN YUE DA CHENG

      hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover Pages Number: 1639 Jiangnan string and wind music culmination of two volumes. Book income Jiangnansizhu traditional music. mainly from Jiangsu Province. Zhejiang Province. Shanghai. three of the Chinese Folk Instrumental Music. In addition the income spectrum concentrated music. Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        DU NOTAIRE'. Französische Handschrift in schwarzer Tinte auf Papier, unsigniert und undatiert (ca. 1760), einspaltig, zu 26 - 35 Zeilen, Schriftspiegel ca. 20 x 13 cm.

      - (478) S. (bis Seite 472 paginiert), (1) lose eingelegtes Korrekturblatt, dunkelbrauner Ganzleder-Band der Zeit auf fünf unechten Bünden (Gelenke mit kl. Einrissen, Ecken etwas berieben), 27 x 18,5 cm. Der Text, in gut lesbarer Reinschrift, besteht aus etwa 200 Kapiteln mit Überschriften, die jeweils ca. 1 bis 4 Seiten umfassen. Die ersten Kapitel (S. 1 -23) befassen sich zunächst mit dem Notariat im Allgemeinen und dessen (historischer) Funktion ('Du Notaire', 'De la Creation des Notaires', 'Du Privilege des Notaires', etc.). Die folgenden (S. 23 - 104) behandeln die Praxis und die Rechtsformen von Verträgen und Transaktionen ('De l'origine des Contracts', 'De L'obligation', 'Formule d'une obligation', 'Des legalizations', 'De la transaction', 'De la restitution', 'Des choses qui peuvent être vendues, ou achetées', etc.) und (S. 105 bis 230) den Kauf und Verkauf, die Überlassung, den Tausch und die Nutznießung, insbesondere von Immobilien, sowie spezielle Formen der Übertragung von Gütern und Rechten ('De la vente des fruits', 'De la vente des servitudes', 'De la rente', 'Du partage', 'De l'echange', 'Du titre clerical', 'Des resignations des benefices', 'Du contract d'entrée en religion', 'De la Commande', 'Des fiefs', 'Des taillables', 'Des procures', 'Des Donnations', etc.). Auf Seite 230 bis 270 werden Heiratsverträge behandelt, daran anschließend (bis S. 297) u.a. Gesellschafts- und Vereinsrecht und Lehrverträge ('De la Societé', 'De l'apprentissage', 'Du Depot', 'De la quittance'), ab Seite 298 Testamente und Erbschaftsangelegenheiten ('De l'institution hereditaire', 'De la legitime', 'Des legats', 'Des usufruits', 'Des enfants naturels, bâtards, . ', 'Des aliments', 'De l'inventaire legale', etc.). Ab Seite 395 wird schließlich das Schuldner-Gläubiger-Verhältnis, Zinsen und Sicherheiten dargestellt ('Des interets et usure', 'Des prescriptions', etc.); die letzten Kapitel befassen sich mit Sonderfragen, aber auch den Notariatstarifen; die Seiten 463 bis 471 enthalten das Inhaltsverzeichnis. - Seit dem Ende des 17. Jahrhunderts gab es in Frankreich ein Standardwerk zum Notariat, das Lehrbuch par excellence : Claude de Ferrieres (1639 - 1715) 'La Science parfaite des Notaires', erstmals 1682 in Paris erschienen. Auch für das vorliegende Manuskript war dieses, von Ferrieres Sohn Claude-Joseph (1680 - 1750) fortgeschriebene Standardwerk , wohl ein Vorbild. Auch Ferrieres Werk besteht aus etwas über 200 Kapiteln, von denen die meisten in der hier vorliegenden Handschrift ihre Entsprechung finden. Während Ferriere aber streng definitorisch Begriff für Begriff abhandelt, geht die Handschrift auch auf (wohl der eigenen Praxis entnommenes) Nebensächliches und Beispielhaftes ein : 'Des fruits qui tombent des arbres d'autrui sur le fond voisin' (Seite 444) etc. - Die ersten Seiten mit mittigem Braunfleck, sonst nur stellenweise leicht stockfleckig.

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        Intö, 's tanito level; melyben, a'regi keresztyen hitben, a' bataiakat erössiti apaturok; Fidei, Obedientia comes est; Mater Humilitas: Haeresis soror, Contumacia; Mater Superbia est. az-az; A' Hitnek, az Engedelmesseg utitarsa; Annya, az Alazatossag: Az Eretneksegnek huga, a' Meg-altalkodas; Annya a' Kevelyseg. Veresmarti Mihaly, Posoni Canonok.

      Posomban (Preßburg), 1639.. 8°. 1 Bl., XXVI S., 2 Bll., 298 S., 13 Bll., Mod. marmor. Ppbd.. Erstausgabe dieses äußerst seltenen Werkes des Preßburger Chorherrn Mihaly Veresmarty (1572-1646). - Etw. gebräunt, fleckig bzw. wasserrandig. - Nicht im VD 17.

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        Zacuti Lusitani Medici, et Philosophi praestanssimi. De medicorum principum historia. Liber quintus. In quo Medicinales omnes Medicorum Principum Historiae, de venenis, Morbis venenosis, & Antidotis Graphice examinantur. Opus Medicis desideratissimum, in quo Principum Doctrina constanter defenditur, & plura proponuntur varia, non solum ad venenonos, verum aliops cognoscendos, & curandos morbos, utilissima. Liber sextus & quintus. Mit Textvignetten u. Zierleisten.

      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, sonst sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. * Seltener Exemplar. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: la

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        Gesamtans., ( Aufsicht ), "Die Statt Freyburg Im Breysgaw".

      . Kupferstich v. Merian aus Theatrum Europäum, 1639, 21,6 x 33,2. Fauser 4197.

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        Vogelschauansicht der Schlacht i.J. 1638 ('Eygentlicher Abriß der Treffen so vorgang bey Rheinfeld zwische Ihr F. Sn. Hertzog Bernhardt von Weymar und den Keysrischen geschehen den 18/28 biß den 21 February Anno 1638').

      . Kupferstich aus Merians Theatrum Europaeum, 1639, 35 x 51. Schefold 32471. - Vogelschauansicht der Schlacht i.J. 1638 mit kl. Ansichten von Rheinfelden, Rheinfelden-Warmbach, Rheinfelden-Nollingen und Rheinfelden-Beuggen. - Oben links Insetkarte mit dem Rheinlauf von Neuenburg bis Säckingen. - Oben rechts Kartusche. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        A Profitable Booke of Mr John Perkins, Fellow of the Inner Temple. Treating of the Lawes of England

      London, 1639 Printed by Miles Fletcher and Robert Young, assignes of John More esquire.Text in Norman French. This textbook for law students first appeared in 1528 and went through a succession of editions in the 16th and 17th century. This copy comprises the title page, a page of chapter headings, Proemium ( 5 pages), The Table ( 39 pages) , and 334 pages of text. Internally generally very good subject to a small wormhole through lower inner margins affecting one or two letters, and some loss to the edges ( presumably from insects) of the first and last two blank leaves, and also the title page ( but not affecting the text). There is the ownership signature of a John Bond on the title page ( neat and inoffensive) and a number of notes in the margins of the text ( in French in a very neat hand). The binding is firm. The cover ( contempory sheep ) is somewhat worn with a 1cm crack between the top of the spine and the front cover, and there are two small wormholes in the spine.. Full-Leather. Good/Very Good. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall.

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        SALLUSTII PHILOSOPHI DE DIIS ET MUNDO unito a DEMOPHILI DEMOCRATIS ET SECUNDI VETERUM PHILOSOPHORUM SENTENTIAE MORALES NUNC PRIMUM EDITAE

      LUGDUNI BATAVORUM: EX OFFICINA IOANNIS MAIRE, 1639. In 24. Dim. 13x7,5 cm. Pp. 125+19 (n.n.), 120. Rara raccolta di due opere del 1639 legate insieme in un unico volume. La prima opera è "De Diis et Mundo", l'unica operetta a noi pervenuta di Sallustio Neoplatonico, filosofo della scuola neoplatonica di Pergamo. Lo scritto era ispirato alle dottrine di Platino e Porfirio. Edizione e traduzione a cura di Leone Allacci (1586-1669) letterato, teologo, erudito, bibliotecario, antiquario. Testo greco con a fronte traduzione latina. La seconda opera sono le sentenze morali del filosofo Pseudo-Demofilo. Testo greco con a fronte traduzione latina a cura di Lucas Holstenius. Bella legatura in piena pergamena coeva con titolo manoscritto al dorso. Bella marca tipografica al frontespizio. Rare opere, alto valore. Copertina in piena pergamena con titolo manoscritto al dorso in buone condizioni generali con lievi usure ai margini e dorso; segni di tarlo alle cerniere. Legatura in buone condizioni. All'interno le pagine si presentano in buone condizioni con fioriture. Lieve gore d'umidità marginali. Segno di tarlo ai contropiatti e al margine di piegatura da pag. 111 alla fine senza perdita di testo. Scarce collection of two works of 1639 bound together in a unique volume. The first work is "De Diis et Mundo", the unique found we know of Sallustio Neoplatonico, phylosopher of the neo-platonical school of Pergamo. The writing was inspired to the doctrines of Platino and Porfirio. Edition and translator by Leone Allacci (1586-1669) letterate, theologist, scholar, antiquarian. Greek text with latin translation. The second work are the moral sentences by Pseudo-Demofilo. Greek text with latin translation by Lucas Holstenius. Beautiful full parchment coeval cover with manuscripted title in the spine. Beautiful typographycal mark in the title page. Scarce works, high value. Full parchment coeval cover with manuscripted title in the spine in good general conditions slightly worn in the edges and spine; worming in the hidges. Binding in good conditions. Inside pages are in good conditions with foxings. Slight humidity stains in the edges. Worming in the internal part of plates and in the folding edges from page 111 until the end with no loss of text.

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        La perfettione del cauallo, libri tre di Francesco Liberati romano. Doue si tratta del mantenimento del cauallo, e dell'osseruationi circa la generatione, suoi mali, e cure di essi, buon gouerno della stalla, qualità delle razze antiche, e moderne, che sono in diuerse parti d'Italia, delli nomi, e loro merchi, e della natura ancora de' caualli stranieri. Et insieme dell'arte di caualcare di Senofonte, tradotto dal greco nel nostro idioma italiano.

      per gli heredi di Francesco Corbelletti,, Roma, 1639 - In -4, pp. (8), 56, 9-24 (rinumerate a matita fino a 72), 73-82 (2 b.) 33-143 (con errori di numerazione) (1 con marca tip. incisa) 153-183 (1). Illustrato con 68 pagine contenenti ognuna quattro esempi di marchi xilografati di cavalli appartenuti a famose famiglie italiane. Emblema tipografico inciso alla carta T4. Sul frontespizio stemma inciso del duca di Bracciano, al quale è dedicata l’opera. Leg. piena pergamena coeva con titoli calligrafati sul dorso. Qualche alone di umido. Antico timbrino di possesso sul frontespizio. Le pp. da 154 a 183 contengono la traduzione dal greco del trattato di Senofonte "Dell'arte di cavalcare". Prima edizione. Cfr. Piantanida, 141; Michel-Michel V, 43; Cicognara, 4610; Graesse, IV, 198. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DE INTEGRITATIS & CORRUPTIONIS VIRGINUM NOTIS: De Graviditate & partu naturali Mulierum, Ludov. Bonacioli .. Enneas muliebris, .. Fel. Plateri Basiliensis De origine Partium, .. Pet. Gassendi de Septo Cordis pervio, OBSERVATIONES

      Leiden: Franciscus Hegerus & Hackius 1st first edition, 1639. Hardcover. Good. Engraved pictorial title of women bathing surprised by a soldier + 3 folding plates +10 woodcuts (including 3 folding) +2 folding tables. Duodecimo original boards with red gilt spine label (worn to hinges and edges but sound) All Edges Rouged. [8]pp +183pp +half title +272pp + [40]pp indices. Old notes to pastedown and some sealing wax marginal repair to rear of frontis without loss & names written (one crossed out) Titlepage with name and 1794 date to blank area. Folds of all three folding plates repaired on back without loss. Library stamp to foot of last index and miniature library label to pastedown asserting that this is withdrawn as a duplicate from the Karolinska Institute. Some browning and a marginal worm hole to some pages resulting in a small tear out (9x5mm maximum) causing loss of page number to 7 leaves but not affecting any text. *Collection of 6 treatises on gynaecology and obstetrics.

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