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        Baleares map - Blaeu, c. 1640.

      Baleares - Insulae Balearides et PytiusaeBeautiful map of the islands of Mallorca, Minorca, and Ibiza, including the coasts of Catalonia and Valencia. The major towns are depicted on the islands along with physical detail, while in the surrounding Mediterranean waters triremes, sailing ships and sea creatures are depicted.Published in Amsterdam by the house of Blaeu approx. 1640. Original hand colouring. Size: 38,0 x 49,2 cm. Verso: Latin text.Price: ?725,- (excl. VAT/BTW).

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        Asia antique map - Willem Blaeu, 1640.

      MAP OF ASIA"Asia Noviter Delineata." Carte-a-figures by Willem Blaeu depicting the native manners of dress, and nine city plans and views at the top. Copper engraving printed in 1640, coloured by a later hand. Size 41 x 55,2 cm.A fine example of Willem Blaeu's famous map of Asia. Like the Blaeu Africa map, this is a map that appeals both to a sense of cartographic history and to an aesthetic sense of beauty. This is a cornerstone, folio-size map of Asia and is one of the better known, more decorative maps of Asia of the 17th century. This map is basically a reduction of Blaeu's wallmap of Asia of 1608. The map contains extensive details on what was known of Asia in the early 17th century. Korea is still an enlonged island. Japan has a predominantly east to west direction. In China, the Great Wall is shown along with the in-land lakes.Willem Janszoon, or Willem Jansz Blaeu (1571-1638) as he is more commonly known, was one of the most noted Dutch cartographers and map publisher of the 17th century. Blaeu's maps are "esteemed by collectors for their decorative quality, historical importance, and as the highest expression of Dutch cartographic art during the period of its supremacy" (Tooley, p 28).After preparation as a pupil of the great Danish astronomer,Tycho Brahe, Blaeu initially concentrated on globe making and separately published maps, including wall maps of the continents. From 1608, he dominated the market for sea atlases and in 1630 produced his terrestrial atlas. These atlases were continued by his sons, culminating in the great Atlas Maior of 1662 in 11 volumes with subsequent editions.The map is in its 3rd state. The 1st state of 1617 was issued separately and has the name of "Willem Jansz" (not Blaeu) in the title cartouche. This state is rare and is virtually impossible to acquire. The 2nd state of 1621-30 has the name changed to "Guiljelmo Blaeuw" in the title. Price: ?2.850,- (excl. VAT/BTW).

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        Fürstliche Schatz- und Rent-Cammer [Rentkammer]. Nebst seinem Tractat vom Goldmachen, wie auch vom Ministrissimo oder Ober-Staats-Bedienten .

      8, Titelbl., 15 Bl. Zueignung und Vorwort, 484 S. m. 3 Tabellen (davon 1 auf mehrfach gefalteter Falttab.), 6 Bl. Register, (Neuerer?) Interims-Kart., Im Satzspiegel oft etw. gebräunt, nur sehr vereinzelt min. fleckig unaufgeschnittenes, gutes Ex. Frühe Ausgabe zweier ursprünglich einzeln erschienener Werke des Kameralisten Wilhelm von Schröder (1640 - 1688), tätig am Hof Kaiser Leopolds I. in Wien.

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        Nova Hispania, et Nova Galicia.

      c1640., Amsterdam: 1640 - Copper engraved double page map, had colored in outline, large colored cartouche, 34.7 x 48. 3 cm (13 3/4" x 19"). Latin text on verso. Some aging and toning, verso repairs along center fold, and a few other places, tear at crease in lower portion of map, lower margin partially replaced below neat line, which is defective in one place; despite defects, an attractive map with a nice impression. Jannson (1596-1664) was a Dutch mapmaker during the "golden age" of Dutch cartography. He started out as a publisher and bookseller, but when he married the daughter of another map maker, Jodocus Hondius, he got into that business. In 1633 he and his brother-in=law (Henry Hodicus) produced the two volume edition of the Mercator Atlas. The present map shows Mexico City and points west, and the west coast of Mexico shown from present day Tuxpan to Acapulco de Juarez. A large cartouche shows a lion holding a sword on the top of the royal shield of Spain, which is flanked by a man and woman in Greek style togas. Portinaro and Knirsch p.315.

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        Disquisitionum Magicarum. Libri sex, quibus continetur accurata curiosarum, & vanarum superstitionum confutatio; Apprime utilis, & pernecessaria theologis , iurisconsultis, medicis, philosophis ac praesertim verbi Dei concionatoribus e utriusq; Fori iudicibus, quibus in primis aurea praecepta traduntur.

      Guerilios, 1640. In 8°, p. perg., cc.nn. 12 + pp. 768 + cc.nn. 46, di indice. Front. fig.

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        Danube map - Blaeu, c. 1640.

      The Danube, Europe's largest river - "Danubius fluvius Europae maximus"This dramatic map depicts the course of the river Danube and the surrounding countries from its headwaters in the Black Forest of southern Germany to its delta at the Black Sea. The river flows through a series of broad and fertile valleys with several of eastern Europe's most important cities on its banks.This is one of Blaeu's largest atlas maps, printed on two joined sheets. Published approx. 1640. Two magnificent cartouches, one of the Holy Roman Emperor and the Ottoman Sultan, representing the long stuggle between the two powers for control of the region, the other, around the scale, has allegorical figures of the various tributaries of the river.Original hand colouring. Verso: blank. Size: 41,6 x 96,7 cm.Price: ?975,- (excl. VAT/BTW).

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        Antiquitatum romanarum corpus absolutissimum, in quo praeter ea quae Ioannes Rosinus delineaverat, Infinita supplentur, mutantur , adduntur: ex criticis, et omnibus utriusque linguae auctoribus collectum, poetis, oratoribus, historicis, iurisconsultis, qui laudati, explicati correctiq.

      Chouet, 1640. In 8°, cart. muta, cc. nn. 15 + pp. 1063 + cc.nn. 66. Il vol. è arricchito da 8 inc. di cui 1 ripiegata e da 44 inc. intercalate nel t., di cui 36 raffigurano medaglie e 8 oggetti. Front. con marca tipografica e con caratteri rossi e neri. Carta fine.

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        Amstel Gesichies - naar Jacob van Ruisdael.

      "Amstel Gesichies"Serie van zes etsen vervaardigd door Abraham Bloteling(h) (1640-1690) naar tekeningen Jacob van Ruisdael, uitgegeven 1664 door Justus Danckerts. Afm. elk 16,4 x 21,5 cm.In de 17de eeuw breidde Amsterdam steeds verder uit, tot buiten de oorspronkelijke muren. De oude stadswallen moesten worden gesloopt voor de Vierde Uitleg. Interessant zijn de werklieden, zelden werden deze mannen met schoppen en karren afgebeeld.1. Titelblad - De prent toont de oostelijke Amsteloever met de Hogesluis in aanbouw. Rechts het afgraven van de stadswal ter hoogte van de latere Vijzelstraat. Op de voorgrond een dam in de voormalige stadsgracht.2. Links de molen bij de Blauwbrug, gezien van de jachthaven in de Amstel naar de Regulierspoort en de Munttoren. De staken zijn bakens die de loop van de toekomstige straten en grachten markeerden.3. De Blauwbrug over de Amstel. Rechts de huizen op Vlooienburg en de toren van de Zuiderkerk.4. De Jachthaven aan de Amstel buiten de Blauwbrug.5. Sint Anthonies Poort, gezien over de Sint Anthoniesdijk. Op de achtergrond de toren van de Zuiderkerk.6 ?De Heer Huydecoopers Huis van Achteren??. Op deze prent wordt de oude vestinggracht gedempt en de stadswal afgegraven. Het gebied is het latere binnenterrein tussen Reguliersdwarsstraat en de Gouden Bocht van de Herengracht. De prent toont de Reguliersdwarsstraat tijdens de aanleg in noordoostelijke richting. Links is de achterzijde van het in 1639 gebouwde huis van Joan Huydecoper van Maarsseveen, Singel 548, te zien. Boven het huis is de Munttoren te zien en helemaal rechts is de Amstel en de molen op het bolwerk bij de Blauwbrug.Literatuur: Hollstein 109-114 IIIPrijs: ?2.850,- (set van zes, incl. lijsten).

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        Principato Citra olim Picentia

      Amsterdam: Willem Blaeu. unbound. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 15" x 19.75". This beautiful map of the Amalfi Coast and Solerno Province of Italy was issued by Willem Blaeu in circa 1640. The map extends from Naples to the Gulf of Policastro. The important regions of Naples and Salerno are noted, which includes the popular tourist destination of the Amalfi Coast. Mount Vesuvius, whose violent eruption in 79 AD buried and destroyed the two cities, is identified. The map also labels lakes, rivers and other topographic features with beautifully rendered mountains and forests. Latin text on verso provides interesting history and description of the region.<br><br>An elaborate title cartouche laden with grapes and featuring mer-folk is included in the lower left. The scale cartouche in the top right features surveyor holding a globe. The map is in good condition with minor wear and toning along the original centerfold and minor foxing at places. Latin text on verso.<br><br>One of the most prolific Dutch mapmakers of his time, Willem Blaeu (1571-1638) started one of the most famous map publishing firms of the 17th century. It was at this time that the Dutch controlled the map trade, and their ornate and beautiful maps had immense popularity. Blaeu and his family worked out of Amsterdam and was instrumental in driving this dominance in his lifetime, and this legacy was continued by his sons.

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        North America, Virginia, East coast antique map - Blaeu.

      Virginiae Partis australis et Floridae partis Orientalis, interjacentiumque regionum nova descriptioImportant map because of its new reliable depiction of the cost line and the many new geographical names. Published by the house of Blaeu in Amsterdam approx. 1640. Blaeu based his map on an a map by Hessel Gerritsz. from 1631 and updated it with information gathered during the various explorations of the area.Two large fictious lakes with explanatory legends in Latin, still appear on the map. The British and French royal coats of arms indicate the territorial interests of the two nations at the time. A settlement by Irish planters in 1621 at Newport News in the north, near Chesapeake Bay is shown, and also Jamestown, further in stream.The Carolina coast is improved with two large bays. Original hand colouring. Size: 38,9 x 50,8 cm. Price: ?1.750,- (excl VAT/BTW).

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        Kingdom of Napels - Blaeu.

      Regno di Napoli?Regno di Napoli??, kopergravure rond 1640 vervaardigd door Joan Blaeu. In de tijd met de hand gekleurd. Afm. ca. 38,5 x 50 cm. Met aan de achterzijde in het Nederlands een beschrijving van het gebied.Het koninkrijk Napels maakte in die tijd deel uit van de Spaanse gebieden van het Habsburgse rijk. In de rechter bovenhoek zien we dan ook het Spaanse wapen. De kaart is verder fraai versierd met de kleurige provinciewapens in de kaartrand. Als bron voor deze kaart maakte Blaeu gebruik van een atlas van de Italiaanse kartograaf Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617), wiens kaartboek Italia in 1620 postuum in Bologna was uitgegeven.De kaart werd maakte ook onderdeel uit van Blaeu?s Atlas Major.Het uitgeven van de Atlas Major wordt, met bijna 600 dubbelzijdige van koperen platen gedrukte gravures en 3000 pagina?s tekst, gezien als een van de grote prestaties van de Gouden Eeuw. Een onderneming met een gecompliceerde planning, financiering en inzet van mankracht en specialisten. Ook hedendaagse uitgevers erkennen Joan Blaeu's superioriteit, drie?nhalve eeuw geleden.De Blaeu atlas was het meest kostbare gedrukte boek dat je in de tweede helft van de 17e eeuw kon krijgen, afhangend van de taal en kleuring tussen fl. 330 en fl. 460. (Een assistent boekverkoper verdiende rond 1660 fl. 2 per week, de huurprijs van een boekwinkel lag tussen fl. 400 - fl. 700 per jaar.) De atlas werd dan ook gemaakt voor een kleine groep geprivilegieerden, die over het intellect en met name de middelen beschikten, om een meesterwerk als de Atlas Major te kunnen waarderen. De gegoeden van die tijd demonstreerden graag hun welvaart, uitgever Blaeu speelde daar met zijn pronkstuk goed op in.De Atlas Major maakt onderdeel uit van de Nederlandse erfgoed canon (zie http://www.entoen.nu/atlasmajor).Prijs: ?950,- (excl lijst, BTW margeregeling).

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        Africa antique map - Bleau, c. 1640.

      ?Africae nova descriptio? Copper engraving with outline colour to cartographical image and full colour to pictorial borders. Published in Amsterdam by Willem Jansz. and Joan Blaeu c. 1640. Size: 41 x 55,5 cm. In handsome walnut frame.This is a cornerstone map of Africa and is one of the better known, more decorative maps of Africa of the seventeenth century.The map shows major African towns across the top: Tangiers, Ceuta, Algiers, Tunis, Alexandria, Cairo, the island of Mozambique, The Mine at St. George in Guinea and Canaria in the Canary Islands. The left and right borders show various indigenous costumes: Moroccans, Senegalese, traders in Guinea, Congolese, Egyptians, Abyssinians, Mozambicans, the king of Madagascar and inhabitants of Cape of Good Hope.The body of the map is richly embellished with animals, including elephants, monkeys, ostriches, gazelles, lions, cheetahs and camels. In the oceans are numerous sailing ships, sea monsters, flying fish, and a gorgeous compass rose. Much of the geographical information is still based on the Ptolemaic maps, with the Nile shown with its source in the Lakes Zaire and Zaflan. Also included are various other mythical lakes and rivers including the famous Lake Sachaf. Only coastal towns are named on the Cape, with the printing covering much of the unknown territory.Willem Janszoon, or Willem Jansz. Bleau (1571-1638) as he was to be later more commonly known, was one of the noted Dutch cartographers and map publishers of the seventeenth century. After preparation as a pupil of the great Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe, Bleau initially concentrated on globemaking and separately published maps, including wall maps of the continents. From 1608, he dominated the market for wall maps and sea atlases, and in 1630 produced his terrestrial atlas. These atlases were continued by his sons Joan (c. 1599-1673) and Cornelis (1610-1644), culminating in the great Atlas Maior of 1662 in 11 volumes by Joan Bleau with subsequent editions. On February 23, 1672 a fire at the offices of the Bleau publishing effectively ended the successful Bleau business. Joan died after the fire in 1673, and, though Joan II continued the business for some time, many of the plates were auctioned shortly thereafter. This map was not reprinted after 1672 as the Africa copperplate is not known to have survived the fire. The Spanish edition of the Atlas Maior was in the process of being printed, including the section on Africa with this map of Africa, when the fire occurred.Blaeu?s maps set the standard for the quality of the engraving, paper and colour, as well as a fine depiction of contemporary geographical knowledge.Price: ?3.500,- (incl. frame) (BTW/VAT margin scheme).

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        Asia antique map - Willem Blaeu, 1640.

      MAP OF ASIA"Asia Noviter Delineata." Carte-a-figures by Willem Blaeu depicting the native manners of dress, and nine city plans and views at the top. Copper engraving printed in 1640, coloured by a later hand. Size 41 x 55,2 cm.A fine example of Willem Blaeu's famous map of Asia. Like the Blaeu Africa map, this is a map that appeals both to a sense of cartographic history and to an aesthetic sense of beauty. This is a cornerstone, folio-size map of Asia and is one of the better known, more decorative maps of Asia of the 17th century. This map is basically a reduction of Blaeu's wallmap of Asia of 1608. The map contains extensive details on what was known of Asia in the early 17th century. Korea is still an enlonged island. Japan has a predominantly east to west direction. In China, the Great Wall is shown along with the in-land lakes.Willem Janszoon, or Willem Jansz Blaeu (1571-1638) as he is more commonly known, was one of the most noted Dutch cartographers and map publisher of the 17th century. Blaeu's maps are "esteemed by collectors for their decorative quality, historical importance, and as the highest expression of Dutch cartographic art during the period of its supremacy" (Tooley, p 28).After preparation as a pupil of the great Danish astronomer,Tycho Brahe, Blaeu initially concentrated on globe making and separately published maps, including wall maps of the continents. From 1608, he dominated the market for sea atlases and in 1630 produced his terrestrial atlas. These atlases were continued by his sons, culminating in the great Atlas Maior of 1662 in 11 volumes with subsequent editions.The map is in its 3rd state. The 1st state of 1617 was issued separately and has the name of "Willem Jansz" (not Blaeu) in the title cartouche. This state is rare and is virtually impossible to acquire. The 2nd state of 1621-30 has the name changed to "Guiljelmo Blaeuw" in the title. Price: ?2.850,- (excl. VAT/BTW).

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        Africa antique map - Bleau, c. 1640.

      ?Africae nova descriptio? Copper engraving with outline colour to cartographical image and full colour to pictorial borders. Published in Amsterdam by Willem Jansz. and Joan Blaeu c. 1640. Size: 41 x 55,5 cm. In handsome walnut frame.This is a cornerstone map of Africa and is one of the better known, more decorative maps of Africa of the seventeenth century.The map shows major African towns across the top: Tangiers, Ceuta, Algiers, Tunis, Alexandria, Cairo, the island of Mozambique, The Mine at St. George in Guinea and Canaria in the Canary Islands. The left and right borders show various indigenous costumes: Moroccans, Senegalese, traders in Guinea, Congolese, Egyptians, Abyssinians, Mozambicans, the king of Madagascar and inhabitants of Cape of Good Hope.The body of the map is richly embellished with animals, including elephants, monkeys, ostriches, gazelles, lions, cheetahs and camels. In the oceans are numerous sailing ships, sea monsters, flying fish, and a gorgeous compass rose. Much of the geographical information is still based on the Ptolemaic maps, with the Nile shown with its source in the Lakes Zaire and Zaflan. Also included are various other mythical lakes and rivers including the famous Lake Sachaf. Only coastal towns are named on the Cape, with the printing covering much of the unknown territory.Willem Janszoon, or Willem Jansz. Bleau (1571-1638) as he was to be later more commonly known, was one of the noted Dutch cartographers and map publishers of the seventeenth century. After preparation as a pupil of the great Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe, Bleau initially concentrated on globemaking and separately published maps, including wall maps of the continents. From 1608, he dominated the market for wall maps and sea atlases, and in 1630 produced his terrestrial atlas. These atlases were continued by his sons Joan (c. 1599-1673) and Cornelis (1610-1644), culminating in the great Atlas Maior of 1662 in 11 volumes by Joan Bleau with subsequent editions. On February 23, 1672 a fire at the offices of the Bleau publishing effectively ended the successful Bleau business. Joan died after the fire in 1673, and, though Joan II continued the business for some time, many of the plates were auctioned shortly thereafter. This map was not reprinted after 1672 as the Africa copperplate is not known to have survived the fire. The Spanish edition of the Atlas Maior was in the process of being printed, including the section on Africa with this map of Africa, when the fire occurred.Blaeu?s maps set the standard for the quality of the engraving, paper and colour, as well as a fine depiction of contemporary geographical knowledge.Price: ?3.500,- (incl. frame) (BTW/VAT margin scheme).

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        L'Artisan de la fortune. Ensemble les Anthithèses des Choses, Les Sophismes, & Les Charactères de l'Esprit (.). De nouveau traduits par I. Baudoin.

      - Paris, Pierre Rocolet, 1640. In-12 (140 x 81 mm), plein vélin souple de l'époque, dos titré à la plume, (24), 345, (3) p. (dernier feuillet bl.) dont titre frontispice gravé. Première édition de cette anthologie en français, en partie tirée du &#145;De dignitate et Augmentis scientiarum&#146; (1623) et du recueil &#145;Opera Moralia et Civilia&#146; édité par W. Rawley en 1638. Le frontispice représente l&#146;allégorie de la Prudence se saisissant de l'Occasion. Sous forme de préceptes ou de courts essais, Bacon recherche les conduites psychologiques et morales pour parvenir à la réussite personnelle et sociale - "l&#146;art de parvenir" - mais aussi l&#146;art de gouverner, en défendant, contre Machiavel, l'efficacité de la vertu. Jean Baudouin, le traducteur, était lecteur de la reine Marguerite et devint l'un des premiers membres de l&#146;Académie française (1634). Il était pourvu d'un privilège pour la traduction de toutes les &#156;uvres de Bacon dont fut l'un de ses grands passeurs en France. (Gibson, &#145;Bacon, A Bibliography of his Works&#146;, n°139). L'ouvrage est rare: seulement 3 ex. recensés dans les bibliothèques françaises (CCFr). Galerie de vers en marge inf. des 50 dern. feuillets sans atteinte au texte. Quelques rousseurs. Qqs pet. soulign. au crayon. Bon exemplaire, dans sa première reliure de vélin souple.

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        A Collection of sundry Statutes, frequent in use: With Notes in the Margent and References to the Book cases and Books of Entries and Registers, where they be treated of [etc.]. S.T.C. 9331

      The first successful attempt to produce a critical and accurate edition of the Statutes at Large through an examination of the original manuscripts; with valuable references to other sources. Contemporary calf, rebacked, light embrowning; a sound copy. Printed by M. Flesher and R. Young; Assignes of I. More Esquire, London, 1640.

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        Territorio di Trento.

      BLAEU Jean & Corneille, Amsterdam, 1640. Incisione su rame di dimensioni 36x48 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo. Carta raffigurante il territorio di Trento, basata sul modello maginiano. Si trova in: "Le Theatre du Monde, ou Novel Atlas, mis en lumière par Guillaume & Jean Blaeu". Le tre figure maschili in costume d'epoca poste a decorazione del cartiglio in basso a destra sono forse identificabili in quei viaggiatori e mercanti che all'epoca stavano facendo la fortuna dell'Olanda. Scheda bibliografica tratta da "Il territorio trentino-tirolese nell'antica cartografia" di Gino Tomasi, scheda n. 26. Una copia è disponibile acquerellata.

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        De plantis Ægypti liber, cum observationibus & notis Ioannis Veslingii equitis in Patavino Gymnasio Anatomie & Pharmaciæ Professoris Primarij, accessit Alpini de balsamo liber. Part 1 (of three). Patavii (Padua), Typis Pauli Frambotti biblopolæ, Sup. Permissu, 1640.

      1640. Small 4to. Pp. xiv, one blank leaf, pp. 144. With many woodcut illustrations of plants. Contemporary marbled wrappers, spine worn. Small wormhole running through lower margin of the first part of the book. Second improved edition, first edition was published at Venice in 1592, comprising three parts of which this is the first. It is the earliest treatise on native plants of Egypt and is mainly known for containing the first European illustration of the coffee plant. In this edition each part was also published separately. Prospero Alpini (1553-1617) was an Italian physician and botanist who travelled through Greece, Crete and Egypt from 1580 to 1583. He made botanical investigations during his time in Egypt. Johann Vesling (1598-1649) was a German born professor of anatomy and surgery at Padua who later succeded Alpini as director of the botanical gardens at the University of Padua. Hünersdorff, Coffee Bibliography, I, pp. 32-33. Nissen BB 20. Pritzel 111.

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        Baleares map - Blaeu, c. 1640.

      Baleares - Insulae Balearides et PytiusaeBeautiful map of the islands of Mallorca, Minorca, and Ibiza, including the coasts of Catalonia and Valencia. The major towns are depicted on the islands along with physical detail, while in the surrounding Mediterranean waters triremes, sailing ships and sea creatures are depicted.Published in Amsterdam by the house of Blaeu approx. 1640. Original hand colouring. Size: 38,0 x 49,2 cm. Verso: Latin text.Price: ?725,- (excl. VAT/BTW).

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        North America, Virginia, East coast antique map - Blaeu.

      Virginiae Partis australis et Floridae partis Orientalis, interjacentiumque regionum nova descriptioImportant map because of its new reliable depiction of the cost line and the many new geographical names. Published by the house of Blaeu in Amsterdam approx. 1640. Blaeu based his map on an a map by Hessel Gerritsz. from 1631 and updated it with information gathered during the various explorations of the area.Two large fictious lakes with explanatory legends in Latin, still appear on the map. The British and French royal coats of arms indicate the territorial interests of the two nations at the time. A settlement by Irish planters in 1621 at Newport News in the north, near Chesapeake Bay is shown, and also Jamestown, further in stream.The Carolina coast is improved with two large bays. Original hand colouring. Size: 38,9 x 50,8 cm. Price: ?1.750,- (excl VAT/BTW).

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        Stilleben. Kirschen in einer Glasschale, Äpfel, Spargel und Artischocke auf einem Tisch.

       Ca. 1640. Format (Bild): 48 x 60 cm. (Keilrahmen hinten mit alter Zuschreibung an Schooten). In altem geschnitztem vergoldetem Holzrahmen. *Floris van Schootens Schaffenszeit umfasst die gesamte erste Hälfte des 17. Jahrhunderts. Er zählt zu den frühen Haarlemer Stilllebenmalern, die die Entwicklung dieser Gattung in den Niederlanden geprägt haben. - Floris van Schooten war der Sohn von Gerrit Jacbsz van Schooten, ein Mitglied einer wohlhabenden katholischen Familie aus Amsterdam, die 1612 nach Haarlem umgezogen war. Über 120 Werke werden Floris van Schooten zugeschrieben. Der niederländische Kunsthistoriker Abraham Bredius schrieb 1918 die Werke des Monogrammisten \"FvS\" oder \"FVS\" an Floris van Schooten zu. Es ist nur ein voll signiertes Werk bekannt. Man kennt ca. 60 monogrammierte Gemälde und eine größere Zahl unsignierte, aber sicher zugeschrieben sind. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Prussia accurate descripta a Gasparo Henneberg Erlichensi.

      1640. Copper engraving, mm 380x493, original color, latin text on verso; from "Gerardi Mercatori et I. Hondii atlas". good condition

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        Asia antique map - Willem Blaeu, 1640.

      MAP OF ASIA"Asia Noviter Delineata." Carte-a-figures by Willem Blaeu depicting the native manners of dress, and nine city plans and views at the top.? Copper engraving printed in 1640, coloured by a later hand. Size 41 x 55,2 cm.A fine example of Willem Blaeu's famous map of Asia. Like the Blaeu Africa map, this is a map that appeals both to a sense of cartographic history and to an aesthetic sense of beauty. This is a cornerstone, folio-size map of Asia and is one of the better known, more decorative maps of Asia of the 17th century. This map is basically a reduction of Blaeu's wallmap of Asia of 1608. The map contains extensive details on what was known of Asia in the early 17th century. Korea is still an enlonged island. Japan has a predominantly east to west direction. In China, the Great Wall is shown along with the in-land lakes.Willem Janszoon, or Willem Jansz Blaeu (1571-1638) as he is more commonly known, was one of the most noted Dutch cartographers and map publisher of the 17th century. Blaeu's maps are "esteemed by collectors for their decorative quality, historical importance, and as the highest expression of Dutch cartographic art during the period of its supremacy" (Tooley, p 28).After preparation as a pupil of the great Danish astronomer,Tycho Brahe, Blaeu initially concentrated on globe making and separately published maps, including wall maps of the continents. From 1608, he dominated the market for sea atlases and in 1630 produced his terrestrial atlas. These atlases were continued by his sons, culminating in the great Atlas Maior of 1662 in 11 volumes with subsequent editions.The map is in its 3rd state. The 1st state of 1617 was issued separately and has the name of "Willem Jansz" (not Blaeu) in the title cartouche. This state is rare and is virtually impossible to acquire. The 2nd state of 1621-30 has the name changed to "Guiljelmo Blaeuw" in the title.? Price: ?2.850,- (excl. VAT/BTW).

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        Africa antique map - Bleau, c. 1640.

      ?Africae nova descriptio? Copper engraving with outline colour to cartographical image and full colour to pictorial borders. Published in Amsterdam by Willem Jansz. and Joan Blaeu c. 1640. Size: 41 x 55,5 cm. In handsome walnut frame.This is a cornerstone map of Africa and is one of the better known, more decorative maps of Africa of the seventeenth century.The map shows major African towns across the top: Tangiers, Ceuta, Algiers, Tunis, Alexandria, Cairo, the island of Mozambique, The Mine at St. George in Guinea and Canaria in the Canary Islands. The left and right borders show various indigenous costumes: Moroccans, Senegalese, traders in Guinea, Congolese, Egyptians, Abyssinians, Mozambicans, the king of Madagascar and inhabitants of Cape of Good Hope.The body of the map is richly embellished with animals, including elephants, monkeys, ostriches, gazelles, lions, cheetahs and camels. In the oceans are numerous sailing ships, sea monsters, flying fish, and a gorgeous compass rose. Much of the geographical information is still based on the Ptolemaic maps, with the Nile shown with its source in the Lakes Zaire and Zaflan. Also included are various other mythical lakes and rivers including the famous Lake Sachaf. Only coastal towns are named on the Cape, with the printing covering much of the unknown territory.Willem Janszoon, or Willem Jansz. Bleau (1571-1638) as he was to be later more commonly known, was one of the noted Dutch cartographers and map publishers of the seventeenth century. After preparation as a pupil of the great Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe, Bleau initially concentrated on globemaking and separately published maps, including wall maps of the continents. From 1608, he dominated the market for wall maps and sea atlases, and in 1630 produced his terrestrial atlas. These atlases were continued by his sons Joan (c. 1599-1673) and Cornelis (1610-1644), culminating in the great Atlas Maior of 1662 in 11 volumes by Joan Bleau with subsequent editions. On February 23, 1672 a fire at the offices of the Bleau publishing effectively ended the successful Bleau business. Joan died after the fire in 1673, and, though Joan II continued the business for some time, many of the plates were auctioned shortly thereafter. This map was not reprinted after 1672 as the Africa copperplate is not known to have survived the fire. The Spanish edition of the Atlas Maior was in the process of being printed, including the section on Africa with this map of Africa, when the fire occurred.Blaeu?s maps set the standard for the quality of the engraving, paper and colour, as well as a fine depiction of contemporary geographical knowledge.Price: ?3.500,- (incl. frame) (BTW/VAT margin scheme).

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        Baleares map - Blaeu, c. 1640.

      Baleares - Insulae Balearides et PytiusaeBeautiful map of the islands of Mallorca, Minorca, and Ibiza, including the coasts of Catalonia and Valencia. The major towns are depicted on the islands along with physical detail, while in the surrounding Mediterranean waters triremes, sailing ships and sea creatures are depicted.Published in Amsterdam by the house of Blaeu approx. 1640. Original hand colouring. Size: 38,0 x 49,2 cm. Verso: French text.Price: ?725,- (excl. VAT/BTW).

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        Méthode universelle et très facile pour faire et descrire toutes sortes de quadrans & d'horologes, equinoctiaux, horizontaux, meridionaux, verticaux, & polaires. Avec nouvelle demonstration fort belle et curieuse, utile à toutes sortes de personnes.

      Paris, Denis Moreau, 1640. ____ Illustré par plus de 200 bois gravés dans le texte. Dans ce traité très complet sur la manière de construire les cadrans solaires, James Hume s'excuse dans sa préface de son français qui n'est pas sa "langue naturelle". Il a voulu dans cet ouvrage "donner à la France ce qu'elle n'avait vue qu'en latin, jusqu'à présent." L'auteur était un mathématicien écossais résidant à Paris. Seconde édition, une simple remise en vente avec un nouveau titre de la première de 1639 et publiée sans l'épître dédicatoire au marquis de Cinq-Mars. Belle marque gravée à la salamandre sur le titre. Bel exemplaire. Houzeau & Lancaster 11453. ***** Second edition, a reissue of the first of 1639 of this comprehensive treatise on how to build sundials. Illustrated by more than 200 woodblocks. In-8. Collation : (4), 490 pp. Vélin. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Territorio di Bologna.

      Amsterdam, 1640 - Incisione in rame, colorata a mano, di mm 440x550. W. Blaeu, astronomo allievo di Tycho Brahe, fond

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        Contemporary Manuscript Copy of his magnificent SPEECH AGAINST SHIP-MONEY (Lucius Cary, 1609/10-1643, M.P. in the Short and Long Parliaments, 1640-1641, Moderate Royalist, from 1633 2nd Viscount [Scottish])]

      1640 - in the Commons debate that voted the king's Writ for Ship-money illegal, saying "Mr Speaker, I rejoice very much to see this day, and the want hath not lain in mine affections but in my lungs, if . my yea hath not been as loud as any man's in the house" (para.1), and apologizing "if . I seem . to trench upon another's profession, and . the work of another robe", (a lawyer's), "since I have been entrusted by the Report of a learned Committee", that on Ship-money, set up 1st December, but "History alone is enough to shew this Judgment", in R. v Hampden, 1637-1638, "contrary to our laws and logic" and "destructive to our properties which every free and noble person values, no less than his possessions". Falkland's "natural disposition is far from inclining to severity" (para. 2), and indeed he has "particular obligations to their callings" against whom he is to speak, but believes "no meat undigested lies heavier upon the stomach, than this unsaid, would have lain upon my conscience" (para. 3). "The Constitution of this Commonwealth hath established, or rather endeavoured to establish . the security of our goods, and the security of those laws which should secure us our goods, by appointing for us Judges . so sworn . that the greatest person in the kingdom cannot continue the least violence upon the meanest. But this security, (Mr. Speaker) . hath . turned . itself into a battery against us" and "those . dogs to defend the flock, have been the wolves to worry it" (para. 4). The Judges' "greatest crime" is to have declared "an opinion and a judgment . such as came not within their cognizance . they being . neither philosophers, nor politicians", in which case "when . the law of the land ceaseth", the law "of General Reason and Equity . returns to her throne . where Salus Populi [the Well-being of the People] becomes not only Suprema but Sola Lex [Supreme, the Only Law]", so that whatever applies to the king over our money applies equally to us in treating of "his and one another's". And indeed the Judges contradicted "many and clear . Acts of Parliament . and those in this very Case" and "very Reign" and needed only "to have consulted with . their own memories" (para. 5). The Judges supposed "weighty and imminent dangers, in the most serene, quiet, & halcyon days . a few contemptible Pirates, being our most formidable enemies", and while the Writ claimed "it could not stay for a Parliament, which requires but 40 days stay", the Writ itself was "content to stay seven months which is that times four times over" (paras. 6,7). Falkland hints that Judges were coerced, (para. 9), is indignant that, having given the king "the sole judgment of necessity" they claimed to have "left us our liberties and properties" (para. 10), and that, "which I confess moved me most", in transforming "free subjects . into . villeins", they "disabled us by legal and voluntary supply to express our affections to His Majesty, and . cherish his to us" (para. 11). "Mr. Speaker, the cause of all the miseries we have suffered . is, that a most excellent Prince hath been most infinitely abused, his Judges telling him that in law, his Divines . that in Conscience . his Councillors . that in Policy he might do what he pleased", now, since "words having done nothing", the only course is "taking away this Judgment and these Judges together, and of regulating their successors by their most exemplary punishment" (para. 12). "I will only say, we have accused a great person of High Treason", the Earl of Strafford, "for intending to subvert our fundamental laws, and introduce an arbitrary government", a charge which applies no less to the Judges (para. 13). "We only accuse, the House of the Lords condemns", but he is wary of their possible leniency. Slowly but steadily he points the finger at "one I must not lose in the crowd" (para. 14), namely Finch, now Lord Keeper presiding over the Lords, whose place "admits him to His Majesty's ear, trusts him with His Majesty's cons

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        Paraphrases sur les epistres canoniques

      first edition.Vintage full red morocco binding to Du Seuil. Backpacks ornate nerves. Gilt title. Plate decorated with a central painting three goals and a net dotted with irons in the spandrels; similar second frame and the first small angle irons. Lack both cover sheets laminated on the first and last fueillet. Very nice copy. Chez la veuve Camusat A Paris 1640 Pet. in-12 (7,5x13,5cm) (34) 221pp.(5) relié

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        Sucesos Principales de la Monarquía de España en el año de mil seiscientos i treinta i nueve escritos por el Marques Virgilio Malvezzi

      1640 - Al fin: Madrid. En la Enprenta (sic) Real. Año M.DC.XL. (1640). En 8° mayor, encuadernación en piel, 1 portada, 1 frontis grabado con el retrato de Felipe IV y alegorías de las partes del mundo, texto enmarcado en doble filete, 131 folios, l h. de colofón. Errores de foliación repite las h. 107 y 108. Palau, 148063. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Contemporary manuscript copy of his Speech at the Opening of the Long Parliament, (Sir John, 1584-1660, Speaker of the House of Commons, 1628-1629, Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, 1634-1640, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, 1640-1641, from 7th April 1640 1st Baron Finch of Fordwich)]

      1640 - following the Speech from the Throne, a summary at Charles I's request of what has happened since the Short Parliament of April - May 1640, saying that "Since the conquest there was never yet a time that did more require & pray for the best advice & affection of the English people", not by looking at objects "in a multiplying glass" or "in the pieces of a broken glass . by halves" but in a mirror (para. 1), namely "The Kingdom of England . to whom conquerors never yet gave new laws", but which has "the . constitution of a Commonwealth made glorious by antiquity" (para. 2), and by beholding there "The King . the life of the law" (para. 3) whose "glorious ancestors have so long swayed the sceptre . in the high attributes & great prerogatives which these so ancient . laws have . invested him" (para. 4), if you "wipe the glass . you shall surely behold him a king of exemplary piety & justice . depth of judgment & unparalleled temper & moderation", as shown "at the great Council of the Peers at York", (in August this year) (para.5), praising too "another part of himself, his dearest Consort . there is none (his Majesty only excepted) whose affection and endeavour . can cooperate more to . a right understanding between the King & his people" (para. 7), and "his best image and superscription, our excellent young Prince, and the rest of the royal and lovely progeny" (para. 8). "From the throne turn your eyes to the 2. supporters", Finch continues, namely "the nobility & clergy . the gentry & commons" (para. 9), asking "where is there in any part of the world a Nobility so . magnanimous . neither to eclipse the throne nor overtop the people" (para. 10) or "a Commonalty so free" with "the balance so equally held . as here", with its beam and line "in right angles", turn it "never so little . it grows quickly acute or obtuse . so in states the least diminution maketh a great change", acting together His Majesty and this assembly can "make us live between the Tropics of Moderation" with "no declension . to the Poles of Severity or Impunity" (para. 11). Turning to his summary, Finch recalls the Scottish threat in 1639. "His Majesty by his wisdom & goodness settled . a pacification at Berwick", which he carefully observed but which was "strained beyond bounds" by the Scots, and at this "His Majesty could not in honour connive" (para. 13). Finch passes over the Short Parliament's refusal even to discuss money, and stresses the king's wisdom in again raising an army (in June 1640 onwards) "by the unanimous advice of all his Privy Councillors . to reduce [the Scots] to the modest condition of their obedience . & to defend this kingdom from all damage and danger" (para. 14). Finch laments "too benign an interpretation" of the Scots' behaviour which impeded the king (para. 16), but Charles hurried north to York [August 20th - 23rd 1640] just as, as he had foreseen, the Scots "passed the . Tweed and Tyne" and seized Newcastle, forcing contributions from Northumberland and Durham, "besides many other spoils and destructions" (para. 17). With "neither time nor place to call his Assembly of Parliament", at York he summoned a Great Council of all the Peers "as was frequently used by his predecessors, though not of late times . not to prevent, but to prepare for a Parliament" (paras.18, 19, 21), as "will appear plainly by the Acts . of that Assembly, of which if those that attended as officers & ministers there had been come to town . I should better have been able to give you an account, but I must now trust to my memory" (para. 22). The Lords met on the 24th September, the king declaring his resolution to call a Parliament and that "there was nothing he did more desire than to be rightly understood of his people", (para. 23), he needed advice on answering the Petition by "his subjects of Scotland . at Newcastle", how to treat with them, (paras. 25, 26), and how to maintain his own army "in the mean time" (para. 27). The Lords with great "freedom of

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        Relationi Universali

      Venice: I. Giunti,, 1640. Arricchite di cose rare, e memorabili, e con l'ultima mano dell'autore. Quarto (212 × 160 mm). Late eighteenth-century Italian mottled sheep, smooth spine richly gilt in compartments, tan morocco label, patterned endpapers, red edges. With publisher's large woodcut device on title and 4 folding engraved continental maps (Europe, Asia, Africa, America). 18th-century inscription on title of the Carmelite monastery at Turin. Front joint neatly restored, label chipped with some loss, boards a little rubbed with minor wear to extremities, some headlines just shaved, still an attractive copy. First published in 1592. Giovanni Botero (1533?1617) was Secretary to the Duke of Savoy when he compiled his Relationi Universali; "this political and geographical description of the different countries of the world was very successful and translated into a number of languages" (Burden), including English (London 1603). Burden also notes that "for this issue [of 1640] by I. Giunti, a new set of copperplates was cut derived from those of earlier editions. The most noticeable difference is the addition of an unidentified line around the continent."

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        L'Avrena. Poema heroico. All'altezza sereniss. Di Ferdinando II Gran Duca di Toscana

      Monti, 1640. In 12°, pp. (12), 468. Antiporta allegorica incisa in rame. Pergamena semifloscia dell'epoca. Copia in buono stato. Edizione originale.

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        Mémoires des Sages et Royalles Oeconomies d'Estat, Domestiques, Politiques et Militaires de Henry le Grand, l'Exemplaire des Roys, le Prince des Vertus, des Armes & des Loix, & le Pere en effet de ses Peuples François. Et des Servitues Utiles, Obeissances Convenables & Adminisstrations loyales de Maximilian de Berthune l'un des ;us confidens, familiers & utiles soldats & serviteurs du Grand Mars des François ...

      Aletinosgraphede Clearetimelee & Graphexechon de Pistartiste; A l'enseigne des trois Vertus couronnees d'Araranthe; Augustine Courbe, 1640. Four volumes in two (complete). [i-viii], [1]-508, [i-x]; [i-viii], [1]- 448, [i-xii]; [i-xx], [1] - [502], [i]; [i-iv], [1] -333, [i-vii] (volume I with the two parts continuously paginated) Folio Volume I with woodcut title pages hand coloured with the three green "V"s (the arms of the House of Sully) and in red for each volume, head pieces; volume II with engraved title pages for each volume and lettered in black and red, head pieces brown full leather, spines lettered and decorated in gilt with raised bands, all edges speckled (bound at different times by different binders) The Memoirs of the Duke of Sully give a vivid picture of the French and the government of Henry the Great. They cover many aspects of political and economic life, as well as giving some historical and military assessments and aspects of the late 16th and early 17th centuries. Maximilien de Béthune, first Duke of Sully (13 December 1560 - 22 December 1641) was the valiant soldier, French minister, staunch Huguenot (Protestant) and faithful right-hand man who assisted king Henry IV of France in the rule of France. Historians emphasize Sully's role in building a strong centralized administrative system in France using coercion and highly effective new administrative techniques. From 1596, when he was added to Henry's finance commission, Sully introduced some order into France's economic affairs. Acting as sole Superintendent of Finances at the end of 1601, he authorized the free exportation of grain and wine, reduced legal interest, established a special court to try cases of peculation, forbade provincial governors to raise money on their own authority, and otherwise removed many abuses of tax-collecting. Sully abolished several offices, and by his honest, rigorous conduct of the country's finances, he was able to save between 1600 and 1610 an average of a million livres a year. His achievements were by no means solely financial. In 1599, he was appointed grand commissioner of highways and public works, superintendent of fortifications and grand master of artillery; in 1602, governor of Nantes and of Jargeau, captain-general of the Queen's gens d'armes and governor of the Bastille; in 1604, he was governor of Poitou; and in 1606, made first duke of Sully and a pair de France, ranking next to princes of the blood. He declined the office of constable of France because he would not become a Roman Catholic. Sully encouraged agriculture, urged the free circulation of produce, promoted stock-raising, forbade the destruction of the forests, drained swamps, built roads and bridges, planned a vast system of canals and actually began the Canal de Briare. He strengthened the French military establishment; under his direction, the construction of a great line of defences on the frontiers began. Abroad, Sully opposed the king's colonial policy as inconsistent with French interests, in opposition to men like Champlain who urged greater colonial efforts in Canada and elsewhere. Neither did Sully show much favor toward industrial pursuits but, on the urgent solicitation of the king, he established a few silk factories. He fought together with Henry IV in Savoy (1600-1601) and negotiated the treaty of peace in 1602; in 1603, he represented Henry at the court of James I of England; and throughout the reign, he helped the king to put down insurrections of the nobles, whether Roman Catholic or Protestant. It was Sully, too, who arranged the marriage between Henry IV and Marie de' Medici. The political role of Sully effectively ended with the assassination of Henry IV on 14 May 1610. Although a member of the Queen's council of regency, his colleagues were not inclined to put up with his domineering leadership, and after a stormy debate he resigned as superintendent of finances on 26 January 1611, retiring into private life. The queen mother gave him 300,000 livres for his long services and confirmed him in possession of his estates. He attended the meeting of the Estates-General in 1614, and on the whole was in sympathy with the policy and government of Richelieu. He disavowed the Blockade of La Rochelle in 1621. The baton of marshal of France was conferred on him on 18 September 1634. The last years of his life were spent chiefly at Villebon, Rosny and his château of Sully. He died at Villebon at the age of 81 - wikipedia Spines with some wear, covers a little rubbed, more so on volume II; interors fine With the bookplates of Dominicius Barnabas Turgot and Cmte Theodore de Gontaut-Biron in volume I. Théodore de Gontaut- Biron (1846-1928) was a descendant of Charles de Gontaut-Biron, who was made Field Marshall of France as well as Duc de Gontaut-Biron, by Henry IV (Henry le Grand) but later conspired against him and was beheaded in 1602 for treason. Dominique- Barnabe Turgot de Saint Clair, Bishop of Seez, died Dec. 18, 1727, leaving a valuable library which was sold in Paris in March, 1730 [Brunet IV, V, 589-590. Einaudi 5507]

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        Histoire générale des Mores d'Espagne

      1640. - s.d. (circa. 1640), in-folio (23,5x36cm), 917pp., relié. - Scritte a mano 36 righe per pagina. Scrittura fine e leggibile. Non sappiamo se si tratta di un manoscritto originale o una copia di un lavoro con un altro titolo. Rilegatura piena pergamena vintage. Smooth arretrata rispetto alla penna nera (parte illeggibile). Laces sui piatti apparenti e cuciture. una lacrima in mente. Macchie sui piatti. In basso a destra con robusto alle gallerie. Buona carta. Alcuni punti. Il manoscritto si apre con una vita di Muhammad (50p.) E prosegue con una storia degli arabi, le loro conquiste, fino al regno di Gualid Almaneor durante il quale iniziò la conquista della Spagna. Segue la storia della Spagna sotto i Mori fino a quando non furono espulsi dalla Spagna. Grande ex libris inciso con le braccia di Henri XIX Juvenel. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Important manuscrit inédit de 917 pages in-folio, anonyme et non daté,

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        De veritate religionis christianae.

      Ioannis Maire, 1640. "Editio nova, additis annotationibus, in quibus testimonia": Early edition of Grotius's defense of Christianity. The first Protestant textbook of apologetics, this work was first published in Dutch verse in 1622 and then in a revised Latin prose rendition in 1627.

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        Les harangues academiques

      First edition, rare. Brand of printer in the title page. Translation of George Scuderi after delle Dissertazioni accademiche. Preface of the translator. Full vellum flexible time. Smooth back silent. The author himself calls his harangues "the fury of youth", thereby expressing that they are freed of the rules. The book contains 22 harangues which many on subjects from Greek mythology. The speeches are speeches, songs eloquently addressed to an audience; at the end of each speech, the result of the meeting is given; Each speech is preceded by an argument, a prologue to situate the issue of disboard. A fair example is that of Agamemnon had killed a sacred deer, which requires compensation Diane sacrifice of a young virgin, or Iphigenia, his daughter; the hero is for the military to express his fault and his paternal feelings. These Rants are reminiscent of the poetry contest qu'organisaient Greek on all known legends. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Chez Augustin Courbé à Paris 1640 Fort in-8 (11x17,4cm) relié

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        Methode pour la mesure des surfaces, la dimension des solides, leurs centres de pesanteur, de percussion et d'oscillation, par l'application du calcul intégral.Paris, Jean Boudot, 1700. 4to. With a large woodcut vignette (by Bernard Picart) on the title-page, 4 folding numbered engraved plates containing 43 numbered diagrams, an engraved headpiece and initial at the opening of the main text. Contemporary sprinkled calf, gold-tooled spine.

      - Goldsmith BMC STC French 345; I. Grattan-Guinness, ed., Landmark writings in Western mathematics 1640-1940 (2005), p. 56; Poggendorff I, 383-384. First edition of the first extensive, separately published textbook on integral calculus, by Louis Carré (1663-1711), French mathematician and private teacher at Paris, published 44 years before Leonard Euler's classic textbook. It includes a wide variety of practical applications, including the measurement of surface areas, the determination of the volumes and centres of gravity of solid bodies, and problems of dynamics. With a contemporary owner's name on the title-page, a later 18th-century manuscript note on the endleaf and a couple manuscript notes in the text. A failed attempt to wash out the owner's name on the title-page has left a small faint stain. With the title-page slightly foxed and an occasional minor spot, but still in very good condition and with very large margins. The binding shows some cracks in the hinges, superficial damage to the leather and some corners skilfully repaired, but is still good and structurally sound. The most thorough presentation of integral calculus to its date.

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        Tulip, Fritillary, Wild Garlic

      Nuremberg and Eichstatt 1640 - This splendid folio botanical engraving is from Basilius Besler's rare and highly sought after work "Hortus Eystettensis, sive Diligens et accurata omnium Plantarum, Florum, Stirpium, ex variis orbis terrae partibus, singulari studio collectarum, quae in celeberrimis viridariis arcem episcopalem ibidem cingentibus, olim conspiciebantur delineatio et ad vivum." The print available is from the second edition published in 1640 in Nuremberg and Eichstatt.--- The engraving was printed on superior chain-linked, watermarked paper. This edition is often more desirable because the text is not printed on verso and thus does not bleed through to the image.--- Bishop-prince Johann Konrad von Gemmingen created a magnificent garden to praise God and celebrate the diversity of creation. In the early 1600s, the bishop-prince commissioned Basilius Besler to create a catalogue of his garden and thus "Hortus Eystettensi" was produced.--- Besler&#146;s work, which depicted over 1100 specimens, is still widely considered one of the best botanical works ever created. Most of the plants depicted were drawn at their actual size. The first edition of the work was printed in 1613 and consisted of only about 300 copies. Hortus Eystettensis is truly a masterpiece and one of the most comprehensive and alluring botanical works ever produced. In the preface to an 1806 edition, Franz Seraph Widmann said ".by reason of.the magnificence of its engravings, [this work] deserves to rank high among the rarest works of its kind." ---- Please review the image carefully for condition and contact us with any questions. The work is in very good to excellent condition overall. The work is from 1640 so minor imperfections due to age are to be expected, and most imperfections (if present) can be noted in the pictures. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Narcissus Orientalis Medio Croceus Calice Pleno.

      Narcissus Orientalis Medio Croceus Calice Pleno. 2nd edition, plate:61. 480 x 395 mm. £1650

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        Het stichtigh ende vermakelijck proces van drie ghebroeders, edel-lieden. Den eenen zijnde een dronkaert. [Den] tweden een hoer-eerder. [Den] derden een speelder. Dat wie bevonden sal worden vande drie ghebreken het kleenste begaen te hebben, het meeste erven sal van zijn vaders nae ghelatene goederen, volghens het testament daer af sijnde ghevonden, wesende onder sekere oude papieren, van M. P. v. O.Including: RULANT, H. Satyra ofte lofsang van droncken drincken. [Amsterdam?, Jacob Aertsz. Colom?], 1635. Small 8vo (14.5×9 cm). Half calf (ca. 1830s), with the binder's stamp on an endleaf (F. DUQUESNE À GAND).

      - KVK & WorldCat (1 copy); cf. Kruyskamp, Jan Mommaert en het "Stichtelyck Proces", in: Het Boek XXX, pp. 306-312 (1640 ed.). Second known copy of the third edition (1635) of a rare satirical Dutch adaptation (first and second editions 1634) of a moralistic story in Latin by Filippo Beroaldo (1453-1505), possibly intended in this adaptation to satirize the Princes of Orange. The quotations from classical sources are given in Latin, each followed by a Dutch verse translation that takes some liberties with the text. Pieter Nootmans (active 1627-1635) contributed a verse about the book, printed on the back of the title-page. Following the main text is a drinking song by H. Rulant (active 1632-1634), with its own part-title, which had been published separately in 1632. We have located only one other copy of the present edition, in the library of Tresoar in Leeuwarden.The British Library database of bindings includes one binding by this Ghent binder. The title-page is worn and dirty, with a small abrasion obliterating the letter S in "Stichtigh", and the upper outside corner of the last leaf has been restored, with the loss of a few words of the text of the added drinking song. The binding is good, with some cracks in the hinges and minor damage along the edges.

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        Essay d'un dictionnaire contenant la connoissance du monde, des sciences universelles, et particulierement celle des medailles, des passions, des moeurs, des vertus et des vices, &c. Representé par des figures hyerogliphiques, expliquées en prose & en vers.Wesel, Jacobus van Wesel, 1700. 4to. With engraved frontispiece and 48 engraved plates (incl. 2 double-page). Contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.

      - Adams, Rawles and Saunders F.362; Landwehr, Emblem and fable books, 437; Praz, p. 393. First edition, Wesel issue, of an extensive collection of emblems compiled by Daniel de la Feuille (ca. 1640-1706). The text leaves explain all the emblems displayed in the plates, and each explanation is preceded by a four-line verse in French. The first plate is an engraved title-page, followed by 9 plates with 4 emblems, each accompanied by a banderole with a motto in Latin. Next are 36 plates with 15 small circular emblems with a Latin word within the emblem. They show allegorical and symbolic depictions of words and concepts like logic, freedom, humility, blood, the seasons, the months etc. Also included are two double-page plates with 65 portraits of French kings.With bookplate and library stamps. Slightly browned with some occasional spots and foxing. Binding chafed at corners and hinges cracked. Overall a good copy.

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        Theatrum Botanicum, The Theater of Plants. Or An Universall and Compleat Herball...

      London: Thomas Cotes, 1640. Folio, with elaborately engraved title-page and about 2700 woodcut illustrations in the text; in an attractive later binding of smooth polished calf, with the armorial bookplate of "Brodie of Brodie" An especially good copy of this famous and beautiful English herbal, 'one of the two main pillars of botany in England till the time of Ray' (James Edward Smith). The largest herbal in English, this was also the last great medicinally-based plant study, by an author who thought of himself as first and foremost an apothecary.Early botanical works were frequently illustrated with original woodcuts, and this book is a marvellous example of the impressive beauty that the relatively naïve method of woodcut illustration conveys in a botanical work, with a flower portrayed in line in singular contrast to the accompanying botanical description: altogether two thousand seven hundred woodblocks were individually cut for this massive herbal, which describes more than four thousand plants, most of them with medicinal properties.Parkinson had given notice of his intention to compile an herbal in his Paradisus terrestris of 1629, but was delayed by the publication of the second Johnson edition of Gerarde's Herball, in 1636. This delay meant that Parkinson's work had time to grow much larger than originally planned, and on publication it included about one thousand more plants than Gerarde could, and describes many species not previously recorded.Natural history collecting in exotic lands was actively pursued from the earliest period of botanical study, and the earliest exploring ships were fitted out with special compartments for the transportation of animals and plants. Parkinson noted in his Paradisi in sole of 1629 that he had obtained a specimen of the "Scilla alba" in the manner of the day - which meant gathering with other collectors at the quay to meet the returning ships, and to purchase rare specimens directly from the sailors.John Parkinson (1567-1650), a London pharmacist, received the title of Royal Apothecary from James I. Later, Charles I appointed him as his chief botanist ("Botanicus Regius Primarius"). Parkinson had a private garden in Long Acre 'well stored with rarities' (Theatrum, p. 609). Work on his herbal was helped by notes and unpublished material by the French botanist Matthias de l'Obel who had lived in north London in the last years of his life. A very good cop, the text clean and fresh.

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        Theatrum botanicum: The theater of plantes. Or, an herball of a large extent ...

      First edition: Over 3,000 species and their virtues described for the use of apothecaries and herbalists. Parkinson (1567-1650), who served officially as Royal Botanist to Charles I and unofficially as gardening mentor to his queen, Henrietta Maria, was also one of the founders of the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries -- to which the allegorical frontispiece here may refer with the rhinoceros in its upper portion. The author of Paradisi in sole paradisus terrestris, Parkinson was much acclaimed by his contemporaries and by later botanists; Henrey cites Sir James Edward Smith's assessment that "this work [the Theatrum botanicum] and the herbal of Gerarde were the two main pillars of botany in England till the time of Ray." Gerard and Parkinson indeed competed in publication, with the printing of the present work having been delayed several years so as to avoid marketplace clash with Johnson's edition of Gerard's herbal. In the present work, Parkinson divided the plants by classes such as "Sweete smelling Plants," "Purging Plants," saxifrages, wound herbs, cooling herbs, "Strange and Outlandish Plants," etc. Most of the entries are illustrated with in-text woodcuts, interspersed with pages wholly occupied by four images. Among the Americana content here are descriptions of Virginia bluebells, Peruvian mechacan, potatoes, and an assortment of "Ginny peppers" (with dire warnings regarding their fiery hotness); also present are => 28 previously unrecorded British species, including the strawberry tree and the lady's slipper orchid. The index and tables are organized by Latin name, English name, and medicinal property. Provenance: Front pastedown with John Ruskin's Brantwood ex-libris, and with bookplate of American zoologist Charles Atwood Kofoid; additional engraved title-page with inked inscription "Ex bibliotheca Mathiae Lynen, Londini," dated 1641. A cheque drawn on Prescott Dinsdale Cave Tugwell & Co. by Joanna Ruskin Severn on Ruskin's behalf is tipped in.

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