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        Theatrum Botanicum: the Theater of Plants.

      London: Printed by Tho. Cotes,, 1640. Or, An Herball of a Large Extent: Containing therein a more ample and exact History and declaration of the Physicall Herbs and Plants that are in other Authours, encreased by the accesse of many hundreds of new, rare, and strange Plants from all the parts of the world, with sundry Gummes, and other Physicall materials, than hath beene hitherto published by any before; And a most large demonstration of their Natures and Vertues. Shewing withall the many errors, differences, and oversights of sundry Authors that have formerly written of them; and a certaine confidence, or most probable conjecture of the true and genuine Herbes and Plants. Distributed into sundry Classes or Tribes, for the more easie knowledge of the many Herbes of one nature and property, with the chiefe notes of Dr. Lobel, Dr. Bonham, and others inserted therein. Collected by the many yeares travaile, industry and experience in this subject ... And Published by the Kings Majestyes especall priviledge. Folio (347 x 217 mm). Recent brown calf, titles gilt to purple label to spine, raised bands, buff endpapers, red sprinkled edges. Engraved additional title by William Marshall, numerous woodcut illustrations in the text. Minor rubbing to extremities, a couple of small scratches to boards, top edge dust toned, occasional faint browning to margins, fore edge of text block rippled, minor marginal damp-staining to final few pages; an excellent copy. First edition of the second work of John Parkinson (1566/7–1650), apothecary, herbalist, and botanicus regius primarius to Charles I. The Theatrum describes some 3,800 plants, divided into seventeen "tribes", based partly on their medicinal qualities and partly on habitat. It describes 28 new species never previously mentioned before, two of the more famous being the strawberry tree and the lady's slipper orchid. Parkinson's is the most complete and authoritative English herbal of its era, superior to Johnson's edition of Gerard's Herbal; of particular value is the almost entire incorporation of Caspar Bauhin's Pinax, for its synonyms. John Ray termed it "the most full and comprehensive book of that subject extant", and frequently quoted from it (Raven, 272).

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        Ovid's Festivalls, or Roman Calendar, Translated into English verse equinumerally, By John Gower

      Cambridge: Printed by Roger Daniel, 1640. First edition in English, small 8vo, (xlii), 146, (2) pp, lacking the initial blank. Title printed in red and black with a decorative border and fleur-de-lys device, somewhat browned, some leaves cut close with loss to the headline or page number, old manuscript accounts to the title verso, a few leaves with line numbers added in the margin. Modern blind stamped calf, red morocco label. The first English translation of the Fasti. Gower was a graduate of Jesus College, the work being published posthumously. STC 18948.5. The much rarer variant (one copy in the UK, five in the US) with a shorter imprint.

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        Campagna di Roma olim Latium : Tvscia Svbvrbicaria, et in ea Patrimonivm S. Petri; nec non Sabina

      Amsterdam 1640 - Carta tratta dal "Nouveau Theatre de l'Italie" di Pierre Mortier, Amsterdam 1704. La carta è una ristampa della lastra del Blaeu, con alcune modifiche. Incisione in rame, magnifica coloritura coeva con rialzi in oro zecchino, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Istituto di Studi Romani, a cura di A. Frutaz, "Le Carte del Lazio", XXVIII Dimensioni 500 390mm

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        Paragvayo Prov. De Rio De la Plata cum regionibus adiacentibus Tvcvman et S.ta Crvz de la Sierra

      Amsterdam 1640 - Carta del Paraguay tratta dalll'Atlas di Janssonius, pubblicato dagli eredi dopo il 1656. Incisione in rame, bella coloritura coeva, in ottime condizioni. This is an early map showing this northern Patagonia territory. Also showing Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paolo, Santa Cruz of Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Buenos Ayres, Chili and Santo Iago. Copper engraving, original colours, in good condition. Dimensioni 480 380mm

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        Memorie historiche delle guerre d'Italia del secolo presente

      In Milano, per Filippo Ghisolfi ad istanza di Gio. Battista Cerri e Carlo Ferrandi, 1640. In 8vo; cc.4n.nn., pp.256, cc.5n.nn. Testate, capilettera figurati. Restauro all'occhietto ed al frontespizio senza mutilazioni nel testo. Lievi tracce d'umido. Mezza pergamena posteriore con angoli, titolo in oro al dorso. Analisi approfondita della storia della Savoia dal 1603 al 1639 con la guerra di successione del Monferrato, le mire espansionistiche di Carlo Emanuele, le lotte egemoniche della Francia di Luigi XIV contro l'Austria. Michel III, pag.59. Cat. Platneriana, pag.168.

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        The historie of the holy warre; by Thomas Fuller, B.D. prebendarie of Sarum, late of Sidney Colledge in Cambridge [hand-colored map]

      Cambridge: printed by R. Daniel, for Thomas Buck, and are to be sold by John VVilliams at the signe of the Greyhound in Pauls Church-yard, 1640. Second Edition. Very Good. Second Edition. Folio; [16], 286, [30]pp, collated and complete with a fine engraved title page (in addition to the letterpress title) depicting the crusades and a folding map of Palestine, both signed by William Marshall. (Leaf 2N6 is blank, as called for.) Unusually, the map, often lacking, is here colored in an early hand. The first leaf bears "A declaration of the frontispiece" signed: J[ohn].C[leveland]., the engraved title has the additional imprint: 'Printed by Thomas Buck one of the printers to the University of Cambridge. & are sold by Iohn Williams at ye Crane in St. P. Church-yard,' and the final 14 leaves contain a chronological table and an index. Newly bound by Fitterer in full period-style calf, the spine in six compartments divided by raised bands with a red morocco lettering piece gilt in the second. The text is generally clean with occasional scattered spotting and soiling to the margins; a worm track to the lower inner margins of pp 8-30, far wide of the text, has been reinforced with Japanese tissue; closed tear to the folding map now skillfully sealed by a paper conservationist with no loss but with the ghost from an earlier tape repair apparent. Overall, a Very Good copy, with rare hand-coloring, in a handsome binding. Provenance: Inscription to the top of the first text page 'Elysebeth Walsingham her book 1680,' probably Elizabeth Walsingham (d. 1733), daughter of Colonel Thomas Walsingham and Lady Anne Howard. Also with the ownership inscription to the front fly leaf of Jane Edwards / Sevenoaks. presumably the oral historian (1792-1868) who described goings-on in the small country West Kent town in "Her Recollections of Old Sevenoaks." Wither to Prior 386. ESTC Citation No. S121254. In 1639, the university press at Cambridge published Thomas Fuller's Historie of the Holy Warre, the first modern full-length account of the crusades in English, based on Fuller's extensive reading in medieval sources. He was sharply critical of the papacy for promoting the Holy Land wars and perspicacious in his analysis of the reasons the movement failed. This is the second edition of that momentous work, published one year later. "Intricate engraved title showing Saladin, Death, an archangel, bishops and monks, soldiers and cripples, a church and the Temple of Sepulchre, all under the rubric 'We went out full, but return empty.'"

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        Toscana Inferiore detta anticamente Tuscia Suburicaria

      Amsterdam 1640 - Carta geografica della bassa Tuscia, con il territorio di Viterbo e l'Argentario. Contenuta solo in alcune edizioni dell'atlante del Janssonius. Molto rara. Incione in rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. A rare map covering Argentario. Copperlate, in very good conditions. Dimensioni 530 415mm

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        OVIDS FESTIVALLS or ROMANE CALENDAR, translated into English verse equinumerally

      Cambridge, printed by Roger Daniel, printer to the University of Cambridge: And are to be sold by M[ichael]. S[parke]. junior, in the little Old-Baily in London, 1640.. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION TRANSLATED BY JOHN GOWER, Master of Arts and sometimes of Jesus Colledge in Cambridge 1640. Small 8vo, approximately 135 x 85 mm, 5¼ x 3½ inches, LACKS final imprimatur leaf, pages: Par6, A-L8, M2 (lacks M2 final imprimatur leaf). Title page in red and black with printer's ornament, the first blank leaf which is in the collation and is often missing, is completely blank with an early ink signature and date of 1673 and has three vertical chain lines, the same as the title page, but we cannot guarantee that it is has not been replaced at sometime, bound in full later vellum, gilt lettered maroon label to spine and gilt lettered label with date at foot of spine, marbled endpapers, speckled edges. Vellum slightly darkened, pale stain to title page several corners lightly stained, occasional small ink spot, slight shaving to top edges, with loss of running title to last page, 1 lower margin has loss to 1 catch word, 4 line neat old ink manuscript note in early hand to lower blank margin of 1 prelim, last page has a little old ink jotting otherwise a very good copy. See' Carl H. Pforzheimer Library, English Literature 1475-1700, Volume Two, page 782, No., 782 and for De Ponto No., 780; Carew Hazlitt, Hand-Book to the Popular, Poetical and Dramatic Literature of Great Britain, page 430, No. 14; ESTC S113673. THE FESTIVALLS IS BOUND WITH A DEFECTIVE COPY OF OVID'S "DE PONTO", second edition 1640, lacks all signature F, 8 pagesa are soile, the rest are clean, one interesting woodcut on death. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Hedysarum Clypeatum flore suauiter rubente [French honeysuckle]; Onobychris Dodon flore rubro [Common sainfoin]; Botrys [Feather geranium or Jerusalem oak]

      Eichstatt 1640 - Hand-coloured engraving. Basil Besler published "Hortus Eystettensis", the earliest large folio botanical, at Eichstatt near Nuremburg, in 1613. He worked on the drawings for the 374 copper engravings over a period of sixteen years using the plants in the garden of Bishop Johann Conrad von Gemmingen, his patron. Depicted in this florilegium were flowers, herbs, vegetables and newly discovered plants such as tobacco and peppers. Besler was, in modern terms, a botanist and horticulturalist, and he was familiar with real and alleged medicinal properties of various plants. Besler had the good fortune to live at a time when exotic plants were being shipped to Europe from all over the world. The garden that he organized and illustrated for his patron was both ornamental and experimental, and the large book he had engraved after his drawings was unique. The prints, made by a team of master engravers, are strong and exquisitely done.

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        Territorio di Bergamo

      Amsterdam 1640 - Carta geografica del Bergamasco tratta da "Atlas Major, sive Cosmographia Balviana", edizione latina del 1662. Incisione in rame, finemente colorata in epoca, leggermente ossidata, in buono stato di conservazione. Keoman p. 222, Bl56, 236. Dimensioni 500 380mm

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        Eringium marinum [Sea holly]; Helianthemum flore luteo [Yellow helianthemum]; Helianthemum flore albo [White helianthemum]

      Eichstatt 1640 - Hand-coloured engraving. Basil Besler published "Hortus Eystettensis", the earliest large folio botanical, at Eichstatt near Nuremburg, in 1613. He worked on the drawings for the 374 copper engravings over a period of sixteen years from the plants in the garden of Bishop Johann Conrad von Gemmingen, his patron. Depicted in this florilegium were flowers, herbs, vegetables and "exotic" plants such as tobacco and peppers. Besler and his brothers were familiar with real and alleged medicinal properties of the different plants, and they lived at a time when new plants were being shipped to Europe from all over the world. The garden that Besler organized and illustrated for his patron was both ornamental and experimental, and the large book he had engraved after his drawings was unique. The prints, made by a team of master engravers, are strong and exquisitely done.

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        Altro diletto ch’imparar non trovo.

      - 1640 circa. Incisione in rame all’acquaforte, cm 39,2 x 52 (il foglio), in basso a destra il monogramma "T. P. Pinx. et Sculp." (nessun’altra indicazione tipografica). Un giovane è raffigurato tra satiri e umane figure, probabilmente tra il "Vizio e la "Sapienza". Strettissimi margini oltre il quadro dell'inciso, alcune pieghe più visibili nella parte superiore del foglio, esemplare adagiato su vacchia carta, buono tutto l’inciso.

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        Insulae Ceyloniae thesaurus medicus, vel Laboratorium Ceylonicum.Amsterdam, Hendrick and Dirk Boom, 1679. 12mo. 18th-century(?) vellum.

      Landwehr, VOC 840 (2 copies); Krivatsy 6158; STCN (3 copies). First and only edition of a little Latin pocket guide to herbal medicine in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), with about 120 recipes for medicinal preparations. Piélat (1640?-1681), best known as a teacher and as the author of schoolbooks, produced this little guide largely based on the Dutch Laboratorium chymicum gehouden op het ... eylandt Ceylon , written by the Swedish physician Herman Niklas Grim (1641-1711), who worked in service of the VOC (Dutch East India Company).With 2 quires and 2 endleaves browned, the front endleaf also causing some patches on the title-page and 2 following leaves, and with an occasional marginal water stain, but otherwise in good condition. The binding is slightly rubbed and has a couple small stains but is still good.

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        [Portraits and historical scenes from the conquest of Mexico and Central America].[Brussels, Antwerp, ca. 1675-1700]. Folio. Collection of 42 engraved portraits and historical scenes (plus one repeat), (ca. 22 x 18 cm), relating to the Spanish and Portuguese conquest of Mexico and Central America in the 16th century, some signed by Gaspar (Caspar) and Pieter Baltasar Bouttats. In several different elaborate engraved borders. Contemporary vellum.

      Thieme & Becker IV, p. 476; Wurzbach I, p.166; cf. Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) III, p. 175, no. 20 (mentioning only a few of the plates present in our collection). Unique collection of 18 rare and interesting views and battle scenes plus 24 portraits of Spanish and Portuguese conquistadores and native Kings in wide decorative borders, taken from several series of illustrations used in various historical books on the subject, published around the last quarter of the 17th century or early 18th century in Brussels or Antwerp. The collection includes: 12 unsigned engraved portraits (by Pieter Baltasar Bouttats?); 3 engraved portraits by Pieter Baltasar Bouttats; 9 engraved portraits in ovals by Gaspar Bouttats; 16 engraved views, battle scenes, local folklore of the natives, etc. by Pieter Baltasar Bouttats (6 signed by him); 2 engraved plates from other sources. Gaspar Bouttats (ca. 1640 - ca. 1695) and Pieter Balthasar Bouttats (1666 -1755) were both engravers active in Antwerp and Brussels. Some plates may come from one of J.B. Verdussen's Brussels editions (1706 or 1728) of Antonio de Herrera's 'Historia genaral de las Indias occidentales' (Cf. Palau 114289, Sabin 31545); one probably from Ant. de Solis y Rivadeneyra, 'Historia de la conquista de Mexico' (Brussels, Foppen, 1705).Full list of plates available on request. Binding used, spine damaged; some thumbing, a few tears, portrait of Diego de Almagro torn. Collection in good condition, with all but one plate in clear impressions.

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        Candia olim Creta

      1640. "Carta geografica tratta dal ""Atlas Major, edizione latina. Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva, in ottime condizioni." Nice wide margined example of Blaeu's map of Crete and surrounding islands from a Latin edition of Blaeu's Atlas. Inlcudes sailing ships and 3 cartouches. Copperplate, with nice original colour, very good condition. Amsterdam Amsterdam Zacharakis C. G. "A Catalogue of Printed Maps of Greece 1477 - 1800" (2009), n. 386 Dimensioni in mm. 530 X 380

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        Der Darmstädter Hitda-Codex. Faksimile

      Der Darmstädter Hitda-Codex. Bilder und Zierleisten aus der Handschrift 1640 der Hessischen Landes- und Hochschulbibliothek. Mit Erläuterungen von Peter Bloch und einem Vorwort von Erich Zimmermann. Propyläen-Faksimile. Eins von nur 450 Exemplaren, hier die Nummer 293. Ullstein Verlag, Propyläen, Frankfurt am Main und Berlin 1968 Format: Folio 1 Band, 113 Seiten und Tafeln. Die 58 Miniaturen, Text- und Schrifttafeln wurden nach dem Original hergestellt und die Wiedergabe erfolgte in Originalgröße und wurde auf Bütten montiert. Einband: Original-Halbleder und Leinen mit blindgeprägtem Deckelsignet und goldgeprägtem Rückentitel im Original-Leinenschuber. Für den Druck der Tafeln wurde ein doppelt gestrichenes Kunstdruckpapier verwendet, für den des Textes ein eigens angefertigtes Hahnemühle-Bütten. Die Bindearbeiten übernahm die Handbuchbinderei Willy Pingel, Heidelberg Zustand Faksimile-/Textband: tadellos Zustand Schuber: Leichte Lager-/Gebrauchsspuren (teilweise leicht nachgedunkelt) Gegenstand dieses Angebots ist der oben beschriebene Artikel mit Fotos. Versandkosten ins Ausland auf Anfrage. Bei mehreren Käufen werden die günstigsten Versandkosten ermittelt. Der Verkauf erfolgt unter Ausschluß jeglicher Garantie u. Gewährleistung, da Privatverkauf. Hinweis: Das angebotene Buch ist antiquarisch und keine Neuware. Dieses Buch kann in allen möglichen Umgebungen gestanden und gelegen haben, in denen Gerüche aller Art, wie Autoabgase und Tabakqualm u.a., die Luft bereicherten. Auch können die Waren auf dem Transportweg mit Abgasen und Rauch in Kontakt kommen (Logistikfahrzeuge und Lagerräumlichkeiten). Weiter besteht die Möglichkeit, daß das eine und andere behaarte Haustier sich in der Nähe der Ware aufgehalten hat, ja, sogar Menschen mit allerlei Parfümgerüchen. Offensichtliche Gerüche wie Moder- und Kellergerüche, falls vorhanden, sind beschrieben. Für alle anderen Gerüche kann ich keine Gewähr übernehmen. Wer Neuware verlangt, sollte sich auch Neuware kaufen!

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        Regiones Svb Polo Artico

      1640. Magnifico esemplare della importante carta delle regioni settentrionali di Willelm Blaeu. La carta raffigura le recenti scoperte riportate dalle esplorazioni al Polo Nord, tra la fine del XVI e l'inizio del XVII secolo. La Groenlandia presenta molti toponimi costieri e sono rappresentati sia lo Spitsberg che la Nova Zemla. Esempalre tratto da edizione tedesca del "Atlas Major" di Johannes Blaee. Incisione in rame, bellissima coloritura coeva, in perfetto stato di conservazione. A nice example of Blaeu's signature map of the North Polar Regions, with several wonderful cartouches and decorative coat of arms. Wonderful detail, both real and imaginary, throughout the map. The discoveries of the late 16th and early 17th Centuries are plainly in evidence throughout Hudson's Baffin's and Buttons Bay, along with Davis Straits. Greenland has many bays named. Spitsberg and Nova Zemla are shown, but I not in a complete fashion. 8 compass roses and 4 sailing ships. The North Pole is the center of this map which shows the coastlines of the countries in the Artic Circle.The decorative title cartouche is in the upper part of the map with cherubs and personifications of the wind and winter. In the lower right is the map legend surrounded by two Eskimos, a polar bear and a fox. A nice old color example of this highly sought after map, taken from a German edition of "Atlas Major" by Johannes Blaeu. Amsterdam Amsterdam Dimensioni in mm. 535 X 415

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        Insulae Ceyloniae thesaurus medicus, vel Laboratorium Ceylonicum.Amsterdam, Hendrick and Dirk Boom, 1679. 12mo. 18th-century(?) vellum.

      - Landwehr, VOC 840 (2 copies); Krivatsy 6158; STCN (3 copies). First and only edition of a little Latin pocket guide to herbal medicine in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), with about 120 recipes for medicinal preparations. Piélat (1640?-1681), best known as a teacher and as the author of schoolbooks, produced this little guide largely based on the Dutch Laboratorium chymicum gehouden op het . eylandt Ceylon, written by the Swedish physician Herman Niklas Grim (1641-1711), who worked in service of the VOC (Dutch East India Company).With 2 quires and 2 endleaves browned, the front endleaf also causing some patches on the title-page and 2 following leaves, and with an occasional marginal water stain, but otherwise in good condition. The binding is slightly rubbed and has a couple small stains but is still good.

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        Commentarius in Enchiridion Epicteti, ex libris veteribus emendatus. Cum versione Hieronymi Wolfii, et Cl. Salmasii animadversionibus, et notis quibus Philosophia Stoica passim explicatur & illustratur.Leiden, Johannes Maire, 1640. 4 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With three title-pages. Set in roman, Greek and Arabic types. Contemporary French pointillé binding in the style of "Le Gascon", richly gold-tooled in concentric panels on both covers, and in the six compartments of the spine, the second with the title.

      Breugelmans 1640:17; Smitskamp, Philologia orientalis 322 (part 3); Nave, Philologia Arabica 97 (part 3). A parallel Greek and Latin edition, edited by Daniel Heinsius, of Simplicius's commentaries on Epictetus's Enchiridion. The commentaries are especially valuable for the light they shed on earlier philosophers, some of whose writings have not survived. The second part provides extensive additional notes on Epictetus and Simplicius by Claudius Salamasius (1588-1653). The third and fourth part provide the parallel Greek, Latin and Arabic Tabula Cebetis and Aurea Carmina Pythagoræ by Johan Elichman (c. 1600-1639), with a preface by Salmasius. Maire's presswork and typography is excellent. With an 18th-century letterpress bookplate of "Robert" and a late 19th-century engraved bookplate of Harold George Messel. In very good condition, with only minor browning and water stains, and a couple of spots in the text. The spine with a smal restoration. A very good copy of Heinsius's Simplicius, in a sumptuous binding.

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        Marca d'Ancona olim Picenum

      Amsterdam 1640 - Carta geografica delle marche. Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Testo francese al verso. F. Mariano - A. Volpini, "Le Marche nella Cartografia. XVI-XIX secolo", p. 54 s. 20; G. Mangani - F. Mariano, Il disegno del territorio, p. 140 n.10 Dimensioni 485 380mm

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        Grondlegginge der teeken-konst, zynde een korte en zeekere weg om door middel van de geometrie of meetkunde, de teeken-konst volkomen te leeren. ... Tweede druk. Including: SEGNER, Johann Andreas. Beschryving van twee verscheide zeer bekwame en zuinige als mede het gezicht bewarende lampen, ...Amsterdam, Gerrit Tielenburg, 1766. 4to. With a engraved illustration on title-page, 8 engraved plates (including one mezzotint) and 6 engravings in text, mostly after designs by the author, and ad 2 with 3 folding engraved plates. Contemporary richly gold-tooled calf, gilt edges.

      Bierens de Haan 2609; Kunst op schrift 137. Second edition of a popular practical manual teaching the art of drawing by the famous Dutch painter Gerard de Lairesse (1640-1711). The book is divided into two parts, the first part teaching young children in 12 lessons the principles of drawing based on geometry, and in the second part a more advanced course is given in 10 so-called "propositions" for professional art students, including a detailed plan for the installation of an Art Academy. Gerard de Lairesse, sometimes called the Dutch Poussin, devoted himself to teaching after he became blind in 1690. Being a classicist, his theories were mainly based on Junius's De pictura Veterum, and on Charles Dufresnoy's De arte graphica, but the practical side of his teaching, based on his own lifelong experience, gives his text books their special interest and importance.The treatise by Segner teaches how to construct lamps which were economic and efficient and also spared the artist's eye-sight. The plates extensively show how to construct such lamps as well as their oil-reservoirs. Slightly browned, with some faint, marginal foxing on only a few pages. Binding slightly rubbed along the extremities with some restorations to the spine. A very good copy in attractive binding.

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        \"München\". Gesamtansicht über die Isar, im Vordergrund Übergabe der Stadtschlüssel an Gustav Adolph.

       Kupferstich von M. Merian aus \"Theatrum Europaeum\", um 1640, 22,5 x 32 cm. Vgl. Lentner 493; Fauser 9267. - Aus einer späteren Ausgabe des \"Theatrum\". Selten. - Gustav Adolph mit zahlreichem Gefolge werden von einer Stadtdeputation Urkunden und Schlüssel überreicht. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        GRANATA ET MURCIA REGNA.

      c1640, French. 1640 - Copper engraving. Original colour, with later additions. Size: 49 x 37.5 cm. (19½ x 15 inches) Very good condition; wide margins. Expertly restored. Map of Southern Spain, from near Gibraltar to Alicante, Ships at sea, compass points, rhumb lines, two shields, ornamental cartouche, secondary cartouche with scale. French text on verso. Ref: Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandica, Vol I, 6130:1 Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandica I, 6130:1

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        Zeer aanmerkelijke reysen gedaan door Jan Erasmus Reining, meest in de West-Indien en ook in veel andere deelen des werelds. &c. Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn, 1691. 4to. With an engraved frontispiece signed by Caspar Luyken and 6 engraved plates (including 2 folding) one by Jan Luyken (unsigned). 18th-century marbled wrappers. In a modern black cloth clamshell box.

      Klaversma & Hannema 1381; Sabin 69119; STCN (5 copies); Tiele, Bibl. 1052. Rare first and only edition of the heroic exploits of the famous Dutch pirate, privateer and naval officer Jan Erasmus Reyning (1640-1697). His close friend, a Curaçao doctor, wrote down his stories and published them. Reyning's adventurous career began at age ten when he went to sea with his father, who was killed in battle when they served on a privateering ship a couple years later. Jan Erasmus was taken prisoner during the Second Anglo-Dutch War (1665-1667), and went into the service of a French plantation on the island of Hispaniola. Around 1667 he became a buccaneer in the jungles around Santo Domingo, and between 1669 and 1672 he appears to have fought as a privateer captain with French or English letters of marque. He and his partner Jelle Lecat worked with such notorious pirates as Roche Braziliano and Henry Morgan. In 1672, with the Netherlands at war with England and France, he left Spanish service to protect the Dutch colony of Curaçao, earning him a reputation as a sort of Robin Hood and the gratitude of the Dutch West India Company. After returning to the Netherlands he served as an officer in the Dutch marine, dying in a storm in the Bay of Biscay in 1697.An object apparently once placed between C1 and C2 left some rust-coloured stains in the text near the gutter margin and there are occasional marginal stains or chips, but the book is still in good condition and only slightly trimmed. A vivid picture of the pleasures and violence of life among pirates of the Caribbean: it would make a good movie.

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        [Portraits and historical scenes from the conquest of Mexico and Central America].[Brussels, Antwerp, ca. 1675-1700]. Folio. Collection of 42 engraved portraits and historical scenes (plus one repeat), (ca. 22 x 18 cm), relating to the Spanish and Portuguese conquest of Mexico and Central America in the 16th century, some signed by Gaspar (Caspar) and Pieter Baltasar Bouttats. In several different elaborate engraved borders. Contemporary vellum.

      Thieme & Becker IV, p. 476; Wurzbach I, p.166; cf. Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) III, p. 175, no. 20 (mentioning only a few of the plates present in our collection). Unique collection of 18 rare and interesting views and battle scenes plus 24 portraits of Spanish and Portuguese conquistadores and native Kings in wide decorative borders, taken from several series of illustrations used in various historical books on the subject, published around the last quarter of the 17th century or early 18th century in Brussels or Antwerp. The collection includes: 12 unsigned engraved portraits (by Pieter Baltasar Bouttats?); 3 engraved portraits by Pieter Baltasar Bouttats; 9 engraved portraits in ovals by Gaspar Bouttats; 16 engraved views, battle scenes, local folklore of the natives, etc. by Pieter Baltasar Bouttats (6 signed by him); 2 engraved plates from other sources. Gaspar Bouttats (ca. 1640 - ca. 1695) and Pieter Balthasar Bouttats (1666 -1755) were both engravers active in Antwerp and Brussels. Some plates may come from one of J.B. Verdussen's Brussels editions (1706 or 1728) of Antonio de Herrera's 'Historia genaral de las Indias occidentales' (Cf. Palau 114289, Sabin 31545); one probably from Ant. de Solis y Rivadeneyra, 'Historia de la conquista de Mexico' (Brussels, Foppen, 1705).Full list of plates available on request. Binding used, spine damaged; some thumbing, a few tears, portrait of Diego de Almagro torn. Collection in good condition, with all but one plate in clear impressions.

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        Portraits and historical scenes from the conquest of Mexico and Central America].[Brussels, Antwerp, ca. 1675-1700]. Folio. Collection of 42 engraved portraits and historical scenes (plus one repeat), (ca. 22 x 18 cm), relating to the Spanish and Portuguese conquest of Mexico and Central America in the 16th century, some signed by Gaspar (Caspar) and Pieter Baltasar Bouttats. In several different elaborate engraved borders. Contemporary vellum.

      - Thieme & Becker IV, p. 476; Wurzbach I, p.166; cf. Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) III, p. 175, no. 20 (mentioning only a few of the plates present in our collection). Unique collection of 18 rare and interesting views and battle scenes plus 24 portraits of Spanish and Portuguese conquistadores and native Kings in wide decorative borders, taken from several series of illustrations used in various historical books on the subject, published around the last quarter of the 17th century or early 18th century in Brussels or Antwerp. The collection includes: 12 unsigned engraved portraits (by Pieter Baltasar Bouttats?); 3 engraved portraits by Pieter Baltasar Bouttats; 9 engraved portraits in ovals by Gaspar Bouttats; 16 engraved views, battle scenes, local folklore of the natives, etc. by Pieter Baltasar Bouttats (6 signed by him); 2 engraved plates from other sources. Gaspar Bouttats (ca. 1640 - ca. 1695) and Pieter Balthasar Bouttats (1666 -1755) were both engravers active in Antwerp and Brussels. Some plates may come from one of J.B. Verdussen's Brussels editions (1706 or 1728) of Antonio de Herrera's 'Historia genaral de las Indias occidentales' (Cf. Palau 114289, Sabin 31545); one probably from Ant. de Solis y Rivadeneyra, 'Historia de la conquista de Mexico' (Brussels, Foppen, 1705).Full list of plates available on request. Binding used, spine damaged; some thumbing, a few tears, portrait of Diego de Almagro torn. Collection in good condition, with all but one plate in clear impressions.

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        Commentarius in Enchiridion Epicteti, ex libris veteribus emendatus. Cum versione Hieronymi Wolfii, et Cl. Salmasii animadversionibus, et notis quibus Philosophia Stoica passim explicatur & illustratur.Leiden, Johannes Maire, 1640. 4 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With three title-pages. Set in roman, Greek and Arabic types. Contemporary French pointillé binding in the style of "Le Gascon", richly gold-tooled in concentric panels on both covers, and in the six compartments of the spine, the second with the title.

      Breugelmans 1640:17; Smitskamp, Philologia orientalis 322 (part 3); Nave, Philologia Arabica 97 (part 3). A parallel Greek and Latin edition, edited by Daniel Heinsius, of Simplicius's commentaries on Epictetus's Enchiridion . The commentaries are especially valuable for the light they shed on earlier philosophers, some of whose writings have not survived. The second part provides extensive additional notes on Epictetus and Simplicius by Claudius Salamasius (1588-1653). The third and fourth part provide the parallel Greek, Latin and Arabic Tabula Cebetis and Aurea Carmina Pythagoræ by Johan Elichman (c. 1600-1639), with a preface by Salmasius. Maire's presswork and typography is excellent. With an 18th-century letterpress bookplate of "Robert" and a late 19th-century engraved bookplate of Harold George Messel. In very good condition, with only minor browning and water stains, and a couple of spots in the text. The spine with a smal restoration. A very good copy of Heinsius's Simplicius, in a sumptuous binding.

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        Grondlegginge der teeken-konst, zynde een korte en zeekere weg om door middel van de geometrie of meetkunde, de teeken-konst volkomen te leeren. ... Tweede druk. Including: SEGNER, Johann Andreas. Beschryving van twee verscheide zeer bekwame en zuinige als mede het gezicht bewarende lampen, ...Amsterdam, Gerrit Tielenburg, 1766. 4to. With a engraved illustration on title-page, 8 engraved plates (including one mezzotint) and 6 engravings in text, mostly after designs by the author, and ad 2 with 3 folding engraved plates. Contemporary richly gold-tooled calf, gilt edges.

      Bierens de Haan 2609; Kunst op schrift 137. Second edition of a popular practical manual teaching the art of drawing by the famous Dutch painter Gerard de Lairesse (1640-1711). The book is divided into two parts, the first part teaching young children in 12 lessons the principles of drawing based on geometry, and in the second part a more advanced course is given in 10 so-called "propositions" for professional art students, including a detailed plan for the installation of an Art Academy. Gerard de Lairesse, sometimes called the Dutch Poussin, devoted himself to teaching after he became blind in 1690. Being a classicist, his theories were mainly based on Junius's De pictura Veterum , and on Charles Dufresnoy's De arte graphica , but the practical side of his teaching, based on his own lifelong experience, gives his text books their special interest and importance.The treatise by Segner teaches how to construct lamps which were economic and efficient and also spared the artist's eye-sight. The plates extensively show how to construct such lamps as well as their oil-reservoirs. Slightly browned, with some faint, marginal foxing on only a few pages. Binding slightly rubbed along the extremities with some restorations to the spine. A very good copy in attractive binding.

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        Observations physiques et mathematiques, pour servir a l'histoire naturelle & à la perfection de l'astronomie & de la geographie: envoyées des Indes et de la Chine à l'Académie Royale des Sciences à Paris, par les Peres Jesuites.Paris, Imprimerie Royale (colophon: Jean Anisson), 1692. 4to. With woodcut coat of arms on title-page, 2 double-page engraved maps and 1 engraved plate. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine.

      De Backer & Sommervogel III, cols. 1640-1641; WorldCat (6 copies); not in Lust. Rare first edition of an extensive account of several scientific observations made to improve the astronomical and geographical information on regions in China and India. The work contains several reports on China and Siam, made by various Jesuits, including father Richaud who comments on the astronomy and calendar of the Siamese, and François Noël who calculated the longitude and latitude of several villages in China. Other reports concern, among others, Cassini's tables of Jupiter's satellites, Tartary at the frontier with China, a journey from the Junnam province in China to the city of Ava as it was made by some 30,000 Chinese fleeing from Tartary, and observations on a comet that had appeared in 1689. All these reports were collected and provided with commentaries by father Thomas Gouye (1650-1725). The two engraved maps depict a part of India, one showing the course of the river Ganges and the other the course of the river Ava. The engraved plate depicts the different letters and numbers of the Bengali language.With a tiny inscription (shelf mark?) on title-page. Slightly browned, title-page slightly thumbed, some occasional small spots, 1 map water stained in the margins, lower corner of page 63 torn off, but overall in good condition. Leather of the binding a bit cracked, otherwise in very good condition.

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        Commentarius in Enchiridion Epicteti, ex libris veteribus emendatus. Cum versione Hieronymi Wolfii, et Cl. Salmasii animadversionibus, et notis quibus Philosophia Stoica passim explicatur & illustratur.Leiden, Johannes Maire, 1640. 4 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With three title-pages. Set in roman, Greek and Arabic types. Contemporary French pointillé binding in the style of "Le Gascon", richly gold-tooled in concentric panels on both covers, and in the six compartments of the spine, the second with the title.

      - Breugelmans 1640:17; Smitskamp, Philologia orientalis 322 (part 3); Nave, Philologia Arabica 97 (part 3). A parallel Greek and Latin edition, edited by Daniel Heinsius, of Simplicius's commentaries on Epictetus's Enchiridion. The commentaries are especially valuable for the light they shed on earlier philosophers, some of whose writings have not survived. The second part provides extensive additional notes on Epictetus and Simplicius by Claudius Salamasius (1588-1653). The third and fourth part provide the parallel Greek, Latin and Arabic Tabula Cebetis and Aurea Carmina Pythagoræ by Johan Elichman (c. 1600-1639), with a preface by Salmasius. Maire's presswork and typography is excellent. With an 18th-century letterpress bookplate of "Robert" and a late 19th-century engraved bookplate of Harold George Messel. In very good condition, with only minor browning and water stains, and a couple of spots in the text. The spine with a smal restoration. A very good copy of Heinsius's Simplicius, in a sumptuous binding.

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        Observations physiques et mathematiques, pour servir a l'histoire naturelle & à la perfection de l'astronomie & de la geographie: envoyées des Indes et de la Chine à l'Académie Royale des Sciences à Paris, par les Peres Jesuites.Paris, Imprimerie Royale (colophon: Jean Anisson), 1692. 4to. With woodcut coat of arms on title-page, 2 double-page engraved maps and 1 engraved plate. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine.

      De Backer & Sommervogel III, cols. 1640-1641; WorldCat (6 copies); not in Lust. Rare first edition of an extensive account of several scientific observations made to improve the astronomical and geographical information on regions in China and India. The work contains several reports on China and Siam, made by various Jesuits, including father Richaud who comments on the astronomy and calendar of the Siamese, and François Noël who calculated the longitude and latitude of several villages in China. Other reports concern, among others, Cassini's tables of Jupiter's satellites, Tartary at the frontier with China, a journey from the Junnam province in China to the city of Ava as it was made by some 30,000 Chinese fleeing from Tartary, and observations on a comet that had appeared in 1689. All these reports were collected and provided with commentaries by father Thomas Gouye (1650-1725). The two engraved maps depict a part of India, one showing the course of the river Ganges and the other the course of the river Ava. The engraved plate depicts the different letters and numbers of the Bengali language.With a tiny inscription (shelf mark?) on title-page. Slightly browned, title-page slightly thumbed, some occasional small spots, 1 map water stained in the margins, lower corner of page 63 torn off, but overall in good condition. Leather of the binding a bit cracked, otherwise in very good condition.

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        Natolia, quae olim Asia Minor.

      Joan Janssonius 1640-43, Amsterdam - Copper engraving, uncolored. In excellent condition.

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        Zeer aanmerkelijke reysen gedaan door Jan Erasmus Reining, meest in de West-Indien en ook in veel andere deelen des werelds. &c. Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn, 1691. 4to. With an engraved frontispiece signed by Caspar Luyken and 6 engraved plates (including 2 folding) one by Jan Luyken (unsigned). 18th-century marbled wrappers. In a modern black cloth clamshell box.

      - Klaversma & Hannema 1381; Sabin 69119; STCN (5 copies); Tiele, Bibl. 1052. Rare first and only edition of the heroic exploits of the famous Dutch pirate, privateer and naval officer Jan Erasmus Reyning (1640-1697). His close friend, a Curaçao doctor, wrote down his stories and published them. Reyning's adventurous career began at age ten when he went to sea with his father, who was killed in battle when they served on a privateering ship a couple years later. Jan Erasmus was taken prisoner during the Second Anglo-Dutch War (1665-1667), and went into the service of a French plantation on the island of Hispaniola. Around 1667 he became a buccaneer in the jungles around Santo Domingo, and between 1669 and 1672 he appears to have fought as a privateer captain with French or English letters of marque. He and his partner Jelle Lecat worked with such notorious pirates as Roche Braziliano and Henry Morgan. In 1672, with the Netherlands at war with England and France, he left Spanish service to protect the Dutch colony of Curaçao, earning him a reputation as a sort of Robin Hood and the gratitude of the Dutch West India Company. After returning to the Netherlands he served as an officer in the Dutch marine, dying in a storm in the Bay of Biscay in 1697.An object apparently once placed between C1 and C2 left some rust-coloured stains in the text near the gutter margin and there are occasional marginal stains or chips, but the book is still in good condition and only slightly trimmed. A vivid picture of the pleasures and violence of life among pirates of the Caribbean: it would make a good movie.

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        Observations physiques et mathematiques, pour servir a l'histoire naturelle & à la perfection de l'astronomie & de la geographie: envoyées des Indes et de la Chine à l'Académie Royale des Sciences à Paris, par les Peres Jesuites.Paris, Imprimerie Royale (colophon: Jean Anisson), 1692. 4to. With woodcut coat of arms on title-page, 2 double-page engraved maps and 1 engraved plate. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine.

      - De Backer & Sommervogel III, cols. 1640-1641; WorldCat (6 copies); not in Lust. Rare first edition of an extensive account of several scientific observations made to improve the astronomical and geographical information on regions in China and India. The work contains several reports on China and Siam, made by various Jesuits, including father Richaud who comments on the astronomy and calendar of the Siamese, and François Noël who calculated the longitude and latitude of several villages in China. Other reports concern, among others, Cassini's tables of Jupiter's satellites, Tartary at the frontier with China, a journey from the Junnam province in China to the city of Ava as it was made by some 30,000 Chinese fleeing from Tartary, and observations on a comet that had appeared in 1689. All these reports were collected and provided with commentaries by father Thomas Gouye (1650-1725). The two engraved maps depict a part of India, one showing the course of the river Ganges and the other the course of the river Ava. The engraved plate depicts the different letters and numbers of the Bengali language.With a tiny inscription (shelf mark?) on title-page. Slightly browned, title-page slightly thumbed, some occasional small spots, 1 map water stained in the margins, lower corner of page 63 torn off, but overall in good condition. Leather of the binding a bit cracked, otherwise in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MÜNCHEN., "München". Gesamtansicht über die Isar, im Vordergrund Übergabe der Stadtschlüssel an Gustav Adolph.

      Kupferstich von M. Merian aus "Theatrum Europaeum", um 1640, 22,5 x 32 cm. Vgl. Lentner 493 Fauser 9267. - Aus einer späteren Ausgabe des "Theatrum". Selten. - Gustav Adolph mit zahlreichem Gefolge werden von einer Stadtdeputation Urkunden und Schlüssel überreicht. BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        Noticia universal de Cataluña, en amor, servicios, y finezas admirable. En agravios, opresiones, y desprecios, sufrida. En Constituciones, privilegios y libertades, valerosa. En alteraciones, movimientos, y debates, disculpada. En defensas, repulsas, y evasiones, encogida. En Dios, Razon, y Armas, prevenida. Y siempre en su fidelidad, constante.

      1640 - s/d. [1640],Sem indicação da tipografia e do local da impressão. ! volume. In-8º, 19,5cm. 208 páginas.Enc. 1ª edição. Segundo Jon Arrieta Alberdi,« La Noticia universal de Cataluña es una magnífica muestra de los asuntos debatidos en ese momento en Cataluña, con largo y detallado recorrido por la historia catalana.» Palau 153498: "Esta obra apareció poco después de la célebre Proclamación Católica de Sala; y, como aquélla, su autor justifica la conducta del Principado de Cataluña en sus sufrimientos por la opresión de Castilla; como todo el escrito está impregnado de un sagrado amor a la patria, tuvo que publicarse esta Noticia anónima y sin pie de imprenta. Pero las iniciales que figuran en la portada leídas al revés, y empezando por la octava, dicen: Don Francisco Marti y Viladamor, Abogado de Barcelona; y las tres últimas, también al revés: Natural de Puigcerdà." Historia de Cataluña. Guerra dels Segadors. Encadernação da época em pergaminho. Folhas de guarda coladas e com escritos antigos. Bom estado. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        EROTOMANIA, OR A TREATISE DISCOURSING OF THE ESSENCE, CAUSES, SYMPTOMES, PROGNOSTICKS, AND CURE OF LOVE, OR EROTIQUE MELANCHOLY

      Oxford: Printed by L. Lichfield, 1640. First Edition in English. First published in Toulouse in 1610, then revised and reissued in Paris in 1623, this discussion of erotic melancholy enraged the Inquisition and inspired Robert Burton. Toulouse-trained physician Jacques Ferrand (b. ca. 1575) defines the symptoms, especially the mood swings from jocumdity to deep melancholy, that accompanied unreasonable passions, and recommends treatments to control them, from diet and rigorous exercise to bloodletting. The Inquisition took issue with Ferrand even discussing astrology, chiromancy, and magic--even though he disparaged their claims--and with his frank discussion of sexual health. Perhaps his biggest offense, in their eyes, was treating erotomania as a physical disorder to be treated by medical means when the Church considered it a sickness of the soul curable only by God and his ministers. Madan notes that "If Robert Burton was acquainted with the first edition of this book, as he may well have been, there can be little doubt that he has taken or imitated the general method and treatment of the subject, in his Anatomy of Melancholy". Burton certainly owned a copy of the Paris 1623 edition (N.K. Kiessling, The Library of Robert Burton, Oxford, 1988, no. 566). The translation here is by Edmund Chilmead (1610-54), a serious scholar of music and a cleric at Christ Church, Oxford, who supplemented his meager income by transcribing music, translating books, and cataloguing the collection of Greek manuscripts at the Bodleian Library.. 145 x 95 mm. (5 3/4 x 3 5/8"). 20 p.l., 363 pp. Translated from the French by Edmund Chilmead. First Edition in English. Contemporary sprinkled sheep, flat spine divided into panels by double blind rules. Front free endpaper with neat early ink inscription in Latin. STC 10829; Madan I, 219. Front joint with one-inch crack at head, leather loose at head of spine, joints a little worn, tail edge of upper cover with thin half-inch hole from worming, extremities rubbed, but the binding still sound. Endpapers with offsetting from turn-ins, front pastedown with repaired three-inch tear, a5 with one-inch smudge affecting the final word on the last three lines of text, light dampstain to head margin throughout, other trivial imperfections, but still a very good copy, generally clean and fresh with no major defects. First published in Toulouse in 1610, then revised and reissued in Paris in 1623, this discussion of erotic melancholy enraged the Inquisition and inspired Robert Burton. Toulouse-trained physician Jacques Ferrand (b. ca. 1575) defines the symptoms, especially the mood swings from jocumdity to deep melancholy, that accompanied unreasonable passions, and recommends treatments to control them, from diet and rigorous exercise to bloodletting. The Inquisition took issue with Ferrand even discussing astrology, chiromancy, and magic--even though he disparaged their claims--and with his frank discussion of sexual health. Perhaps his biggest offense, in their eyes, was treating erotomania as a physical disorder to be treated by medical means when the Church considered it a sickness of the soul curable only by God and his ministers. Madan notes that "If Robert Burton was acquainted with the first edition of this book, as he may well have been, there can be little doubt that he has taken or imitated the general method and treatment of the subject, in his Anatomy of Melancholy". Burton certainly owned a copy of the Paris 1623 edition (N.K. Kiessling, The Library of Robert Burton, Oxford, 1988, no. 566). The translation here is by Edmund Chilmead (1610-54), a serious scholar of music and a cleric at Christ Church, Oxford, who supplemented his meager income by transcribing music, translating books, and cataloguing the collection of Greek manuscripts at the Bodleian Library.

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        Indiae orientalis Nova Descriptio

      Amsterdam 1640 - Importante carta del Sud-Est Asiatico tratto dal Atlas del Janssonius. Incisione in rame, in buone condizioni. An important map of South East Asia, noteworthy for being amongst the first maps to include any information on the discoveries made by the Dutch vessel Duyfkens in New Guinea and the Gulf of Carpentaria in 1605-6. The map also includes Malaysia, Vietnam, the East India Islands, Philippines and Southern China as far as the Pearl River estuary. C. Quirino, Philippine Cartography, p. 104 Dimensioni 500 390mm

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