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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]

      Second Edition 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. 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. Very Good 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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        Istoria andograve brevissima relatione Della Distruttione dell Indie Occidentali


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        A Discourse Concerning A New World & Another Planet, In two Bookes

      London: Printed by John Norton for John Maynard, 1640. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. A Discourse Concerning A New World & Another Planet, In two Bookes. The First Book. The Discovery of a New World. Or, A Discourse Tending to Prove, That 'tis Probable There May Be Another Habitable World in the Moone. With a Discourse Concerning the Possibility of a Passage Thither. London: Printed by John Norton for John Maynard, 1640. The Second Book, A Discourse Concerning a New Planet. Tending to prove, That 'tis Probable Our Earth is one of the Planets. London: Printed by R. H. for John Maynard, 1640. Two volumes bound in one. 8vo (170x110 mm). [16], 242, [2:blank] pp.; [14], 246, [2:errata] pp., extra engraved title by W. Marshall to vol. 1 (re-inserted on stub), several woodcut diagrams in text, with leaf P7 present in vol. 2 as a cancel leaf (with engraved illustration, bound before p.1) and as a cancellandum, errata leaf to vol. 1 bound before p.1, errata leaf to vol. 2 bound at the end (supplied and re-margined), leaf R1 (pages 241/2, vol. 2) supplied and re-margined, light circular stain on opening gathering, blindstamp on title and last leaf, bookplate of Wigan public library to inner front cover, contemporary calf (hinges repaired, upper joint cracked). An internally sound and complete copy, with all the cancel and errata leaves present. ----ESTC s.v.; Norman 2240. - Book I: Third Impression, Corrected and Enlarged. Book II: First edition. FIRST COMPLETE EDITION. 'ONE OF THE EARLIEST SIGNIFICANT WORKS OF POPULAR SCIENCE' (Norman), which comprises the third edition of Wilkins' The Discovery of a New World as part i and the first edition of A Discourse Concerning a New Planet as part ii. 'Wilkins's primary aim was to promote general knowledge and acceptance of the "new" science of Copernicus, Galileo and Kepler and to wean his readers from an unquestioning dependence upon Aristotelian doctrine and literal biblical interpretation. In the first edition of the Discovery Wilkins had used Galileo's statement that the moon is a world similar to the earth as a foundation for more speculative hypotheses, wondering if the moon might not support life, what it inhabitants might be like, and whether the moon's resemblance to the earth could be extended into a uniformitarian theory of the universe. In [this] edition Wilkins added a section, inspired by Francis Godwin's Man in the Moone (1638), on the then-sensational idea of voyaging to the moon, discussing the problems connected with this endeavor -- such as gravity and the nature and height of the atmosphere -- in terms of contemporary physical knowledge' (Norman). Very Good.

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        Histoire générale des Mores d'Espagne

      AN IMPORTANT 917 PAGE FOLIO MANUSCRIPT (no author or date specified), of an original work preserved by the heirs of the author, Félix Jouvenel des Ursins (also known as Jouvenel or Juvenal, 1617 - ?). Jouvenel, a noted scholar who devoted his life to his studies, was the author of a number of works.The manuscript is mentioned in Antoine-Alexandre Barbier's Examen critique et complément des dictionnaires historiques of 1820.Written in a fine, clear hand with numerous additions, corrections, crossings-out and marginal notes.Bound in full contemporary vellum. Spine titled in black ink (partly illegible), ties, stitching visible. Tear to head, some staining to covers. A few spots, but the paper well preserved. Large engraved armorial ex-libris of Henri de Juvenel, Châtelain of Montpezat (1810-1875) inside upper cover. The manuscript can be dated to between 1640 and 1645 thanks to the author's references to early 17th century works as his principal historiographical sources, and especially to the following observation: "in any case, it has come to pass that in our time, the chronicles of the Moor Abulcaçim Tarif Abentarique have been translated from Arabic into Spanish."Several things confirm that this is Jouvenel's original manuscript. The spelling of the words "défaicte", "loing", "mesprisable", "enfans", "tesmoing" (p. 160) and "autresfois" (p. 83) are in accordance with that established in Jean Nicot's Thresor de la langue francoyse of 1606. The spelling of these words changed during the 17th century and by 1694 the Dictionnaire de l'Académie has them as: "defaite", "loin", "meprisable", "enfants", "tesmoin" and "autrefois".Finally, the work is on laid paper, with a distance between chain-lines of 2.4 cm and two watermarks, the first of which is similar to 17th century German marks appearing in several editions from 1599 on. This takes the form of a crowned shield with a hunting horn and the suspended initials WR. The second watermark is made up exclusively of the initials DL in the middle of the page. One can assume that this manuscript predates the publication in 1645 of Jouvenel's historical novel Dom Pélage ou l'Entrée des Maures en Espagne, inspired by the research contained in the present work, as Emile de Colombey points out: Jouvenel "produced a novel entitled Dom Pélage from his unpublished Histoire des Maures d'Espagne, which stretched to no fewer than 917 folio pages" (in Correspondance authentique de Ninon de Lenclos, 1886). The present manuscript features a chapter on "The memorable adventures of the young Dom Pélage", making up twelve pages in all.We have found only three historical works on Moorish Spain published in France in the first half of the 17th century: Louis Turquet de Mayerne's Histoire générale d'Espagne (first published in 1587, expanded until 1635, and partly based on Mariana's work Ioannis Marianae Hispani, e socie. Iesu, de ponderibus et mensuris, 1599); Ambrosio de Salazar's Inventaire general des plus curieuses recherches des Royaumes d'Espagne, compose en langue Castillane par A. de Salazar et par lui mis en François, Paris 1612; and an anonymous compilation of the aforementioned works, Inventaire general de l'histoire d'Espagne, Extrait de Mariana, Turquet et autres autheurs qui ont écrit de temps en temps, published in 1628.Aside from a few accounts of travels in Spain from 1660 onwards, it was only in the 18th century that genuinely historical works (and not merely versions of Mariana) on Spain and the Conquest of the Moors began to appear in France.This manuscript, written barely a few years after the banishment of the Moors from Spain, is thus one of the first works on the history of Spain in French and without doubt the first to deal exclusively and in detail with the epic tale of Islam in Spain. Encompassing the religious, political and military history of mediaeval Spain - the advent of Islam, the Reconquista, and Habsburg rule - the work is divided into twelve books, from the life of Mohammed to the expulsion of the Moors from Valencia in the reign of Philip III in 1609. Each book is then sub-divided into chapters, making for very straightforward reading, part of Jouvenel's intention of introducing newfound method to the writing of history.This early manuscript is testimony to a new approach to historiography, notable for its rejection of oral tradition and legends and the use of selected written sources, subjected to the critical eye of the author. Jouvenel was not content merely to reproduce contemporary accounts, but uses a number of documentary sources. Referring where possible to Spanish authors not yet translated into French at the time, he compares and questions each of their versions. He prefers to lean on contemporary Andalusian sources in Arabic, while at the same time pointing out a lack of documentary material - especially Christian - that historians of the era deplore to this day.The author uses Classical and modern sources alike, such as Sebastian of Salamanca (866-982), Vincent de Beauvais (1190 - 1264) and Jaime Bleda's (1550-1622) 1618 Coronica de los moros de España.In a political environment where historical discourse was primarily treated as a legitimation of power and the State by means of a retrospective justification of the events giving rise to the established order, Jouvenel's research stands out all the more from this tradition of apologia; by choosing not to deal with France, it is not forced into presenting a partisan view of history. Moreover, Jouvenel having already successfully published several works, it seems clear that the present manuscript was not intended to be made public. Despite the importance and originality of his work, Jouvenel no doubt himself chose to keep his manuscript secret. Nonetheless, like all historical treatises of the 17th century, the present work is also steeped in ideology. As a fervent Christian - Elie Fréron recounts that when Jouvenel died, he was found to be wearing a belt with metal teeth "biting so far into his flesh that he had been unable to withdraw them in his final illness" - Jouvenel felt the need to give a theological view of History, counterpoising defeat with re-conquest.Thus, Jouvenel begins his work with a virulent critique of the Islamic faith, describing the birth of Mohammed as a form of divine punishment: "If it be true that godlessness be the most cruel scourge employed by heavenly justice to punish the sins of men, we can say that since the incarnation of the Word that began the era of true grace, the Church has never felt so keenly the wrath of God as in the birth of Mohammed." There follows a detailed, if extremely critical, history of the life of Mohammed, allowing Jouvenel to place his history of the Muslim Conquest under the aegis of the more perfect, Christian, religion.Nonetheless, after this affirmation of Christian primacy, Jouvenel's actual historical work does not seem poisoned by theological considerations. His use of documents and his research on his sources show a deep respect for the accounts of Arab historians and a mistrust of the fanciful versions of Western authors. So, for each event, Jouvenel provides a rigorous comparison between various versions and reflects upon their credibility, and when he does succumb to the power of the Christian account, he does so to make up for the lack of verisimilitude in the versions of Arab historians.The absence of direct Christian documents gave rise in Jouvenel to a natural suspicion of the sources at his disposal and encouraged him to cross-check widely, as much to discover the historical truth as to produce an alternative to the Muslim accounts. Though admittedly he peppers his account with fantastical events indicating the continuity of the divine presence, he also at the same time produces a work of exacting research and comparison of various different versions.With its methodological objectivity and cultural subjectivity, this General Account of the Moors of Spain holds a special interest from the point of view of the epistemology of History in the 18th century. It is also a manuscript of great literary worth in which the author is given to charming lyrical touches - "Fleeing, the two of them, like owls from the light of day, they took to the paths of Arabia Felix"  - and takes great care to give his reader a lively, but nonetheless rigorous, account in which enmity towards the Islamic religion is mixed with fascination for a culture and civilisation with a profound impact on the West as well. s.d. (circa. 1640) in-folio (23,5x36cm) 917pp. relié

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        Historiarum. Ex Trogo Pompeio. Lib. XLIV. Cum notis Isaaci Vossii.

      Leiden: Elzevier, 1640 Second edition. 12mo (12,9 x 6,9 cm). (12), 310, 36, (50) pp. Full red morocco, covers with gilt fillets and each 4 gilt fleurons, spine with 5 richly gilt-decorated compartments, gilt lettering and 5 raised bands, inner gilt dentelles, board edges gilt-decorated, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The second - and by Dibdin prefered - Elzevier-edition of Justinus' historical work in a fine decorative binding. Nice engraved title page by Duysent. With 4 headpieces, 1 endpiece and several 4- and 5-line decorated woodcut initials. Endpapers with 2 engraved ex-libri; one of the two is the engraved armorial ex-libris of the Elzevier collector Georges Montandon. A desirable, splendid binding on a fine, fresh and rather large-format copy. For a full description and more images please visit .

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      London, B. Alsop and T. Fawcet, 1640.. FOURTH EDITION 1640. This work is taken from "Thomas Barker's The Country-Mans Recreation", where it formed Book 2, without crediting Reginald Scot. as author, 8vo, approximately 175 x 140 mm, 7 x 5½ inches, 7 small woodcuts in the text, pages: Title page, 91-127, last page blank, loose in marbled paper wrapper, spine repaired with cloth, small neat repair to top of blank side of title page, all pages age-browned, top corner torn from pages 115-116 with loss of text, facsimile page on old paper from an earlier edition loosely laid in so the missing text can be read, tip of 2 lower corners torn off, no loss to text, slight chipping to foot of title page and some edges, a fragile copy of a scarce work. Originally published in 1574, 1576 and 1578; the first English book on hop farming and Reginald Scot's first published work, before his Discoverie of Witchcraft. See: Fussell Old English Farming Books 1523-1730, pages 12, 31 and 38; Blanche Henrey, Volume 1, pages 64-66 and 68 and 167; Agricultural Writers from Sir Walter of Henley to Arthur Young, 1200-1800, pages 34-38; MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Insulae SardinaeNova & accurata descriptio

      1640. Bella carta della Sardegna di J. Janssonius pubblicata per la prima volta nell'Atlas Novus sive Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, edito ad Amsterdam in sei volumi tra il 1642-44. Il presente esemplare è nella tiratura successiva, 1700 circa, curata da G. Valck e P. Schenk, che sulla lastra sostituirono il loro excudit a quello di Janssonious Orientata con l'ovest in alto, cartograficamente dipende dal modello maginiano, ed è quello assai diffuso nelle carte dell'epoca, con un interno prevalentemente montuoso e ricco di vegetazione, attraversato da lunghi fiumi dal corso sinuoso. Incisione su rame, finemente acquarellata, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Map of Sardinia printed by G. Valck and P. Schenk, 1700 circa, from the plate by Janssonius with changed publisher's address and added grid of parallels and meridians. The Janssonius map was engraved for his Atlas Novus sive Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, in six volumes, edited in Amsterdam between 1642-1644 Oriented to the West. Copperplate, finely hand-coloured, in good condition. Amsterdam Amsterdam Piloni Abb. S. 111 u. Koeman I, 7530:1B 510 410

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        Nicholas Machiavel’s Prince. Translated out of Italian into English; By E[dward]. D[acres]

      London: R. Bishop for William Hils & Daniel Pakeman, 1640 - First edition in English of one of the great books of the Renaissance and a classic of political philosophy. Machiavelli, long a diplomat for the Florentine Republic, was personally acquainted with many of the great leaders of the Renaissance including Lorenzo de Medici (the dedicatee of Il Principe), Louis XII of France, Emperor Maximilian, Catherine Sforza, and Piero Soderini. In 1502 he was sent as the Florentine envoy to the court of Cesare Borgia, duke of Valentinois. In Borgia he found an audacious and strong willed leader capable of deception and violence to achieve his ends, yet a man who appeared at all times both controlled and diplomatically prudent. Borgia provided the model for Machiavelli’s ideal prince, Valentino. His book addressed the problem of the unification of a self-reliant Italy. “It was Machiavelli’s intense preoccupation with this problem– what a state is and how to found one in existing circumstances– which caused the many riddles of his speculative writings He was by no means indifferent to private virtue but in the realm of politics he postponed morals to political expediency” (Britannica 11th ed.). “The Prince is far more than a book of directions to any one of the many Italian princelings. Machiavelli founded the science of modern politics on the study of mankind. Politics was a science to be divorced entirely from ethics, and nothing must stand in the way of its machinery. Many of the remedies he proposed for the rescue of Italy were eventually applied. His concept of the qualities demanded from a ruler and the absolute need of a national militia came to fruition in the monarchies of the seventeenth century and their national armies” (Printing and the Mind of Man 63). Machiavelli is universally regarded as one of the great thinkers in political philosophy. At the same time, Machiavelli’s name has entered everyday usage, connoting sinister machinations and the dark side of politics and power. His name was a familiar part of the English language even in Shakespeare’s time, for Hamlet says “I’ll put the murderous Machiavel to school.” Macaulay wrote, “Out of his [Niccolo Machiavelli’s] surname they have coined an epithet for a knave, and out of his Christian name a synonym for the devil.” Contemporary English gilt-ruled sheep. Some contemporary marginalia and highlighting. Some wear to spine. Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Preussische Kriegschronik - Kurzgesatzte Darstellung der Feldzüge von 1640-1850

      2. Auflage, Inhalt: Kriege unter Kurfürst Friedrich Wilhelm dem Großen - Kriege unter Kurfürst Friedrich III. nachherigen König Friedrich I. - Kriege unter König Friedrich Wilhelm I - Kriege unter König Friedrich II dem Großen - Kriege unter König Friedrich Wilhelm II. - Kriege unter König Friedrich Wilhelm III. - Kriege unter König Friedrich Wilhelm IV., mit einer lithographierten Übersichtskarte in 4 Blättern (4 Faltblätter in einer Lache im hinteren Buchdeckel), Halbleineneinband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, Format 14,5 x 22 cm

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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. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 800

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        Gesamtansicht, mit Umgebung aus der Vogelschau, "Aßedio di Schenckenschans fatto del Principe d'Oranges .Anno 1635 e 1636".

      - Kupferstich, um 1640, 39 x 53,5 Seltener ital. Kupferstich ( mit alten Längs- und Querfalten) zur Belagerungssituation im Jahre 1635 und 1636.

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        [Fumewort] Aristolochia Vulgaris flore purpureo; [Mezereon] Laureola; [Cornelian Cherry] Cornus; [Spring crocus] Crocus flore

      Eichstatt, 1640. Hand-coloured engraving. In excellent condition with the exception of being trimmed just outside the platemark on the right margin. 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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        Asia Noviter Delineata".

      - Kupferstich-Karte von W. Blaeu, Amsterdam, ca. 1640, altkoloriert. Ca. 41 x 55,5 cm. Restaurierter Bugeinriss unten, Papier etwas gebräunt. Schilder-Stopp, Monumenta Cartographica Neerlandica VI, S. 148 f., Map 21.2 (Second state, by Guilielmus Blaeuw). Sweet 24 mit Abb.; Koeman II, 8000:2; Walter 25; Tibbetts 75 Anm. Zeigt Asien als Kontinent. - 2. Zustand dieser dekorativen Asienkarte mit 3 Randleisten. - Links und rechts neben der Karte je 5 Trachtendarstellungen aus verschiedenen Ländern; die obere Randleiste mit 9 Stadtansichten bzw. -plänen von Candy, Kalkutta, Goa, Damaskus, Jerusalem, Ormus, Bantam, Aden und Macao. Aus Blaeus "Le Theatre du Monde, ou Novvel Atlas", Amsterdam 1640, mit französischem Rückentext. A superb 'carte a figures' with side borders made up of vignette depictions of native costumed figures. Featuring Korea as an island, and the north-west coast of America up to 'C. Médocino'. From Blaeu's "Le Theatre du Monde, ou Novvel Atlas", Amsterdam 1640, with french text, original contemporary handcolor (refreshed). Bottom centerfold expertly strengthened, lightly toned. A fine copy with wide margins.

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

      - Kupferstich-Karte von W. Blaeu, Amsterdam, ca. 1640, altkoloriert. Ca. 38,5 x 50,5 cm. Papier gleichmäßig gebräunt. Burden, Mapping of North America , no. 253, second state. Die Ostküste mit Virgina, Nord- und Süd-Carolina, Georgia und dem Norden Floridas. Dekorative Karte mit zwei Windrosen, Segelschiffen, figürlichem Meilenzeiger, zwei Wappen im Kartenbild und grosser Kartusche mit Indianern. Papier mit leichter dekorativer Bräunung. Aus Blaeus "Le Theatre du Monde, ou Novvel Atlas", Amsterdam 1640, mit französischem Rückentext. This map of Virginia, the Carolinas, Georgia and northern Florida is described by William P. Cumming in "The SouthEast in Early Maps" as "the most correct map of this area yet to appear." The map has both the English and French Royal Arms marking their areas of influence. The limited extent of knowledge of the area is apparent: the source of the St. Johns River, for example, is shown to be a large lake to the north west, in the Appalachian Mountains. There are many decorative elements including an ornate scroll title cartouche, with figures of Indians, based on le Moyne’s drawings, scale-bar cartouche and sailing ship vignettes. From "Le Theatre du Monde, ou Novvel Atlas", Amsterdam 1640, with french text. Paper browned, wide margins, contemporary handcolor.

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        Turcicum Imperium.

      - Kupferstich-Karte von W. Blaeu, Amsterdam, ca. 1640, altkoloriert. Ca. 41 x 52 cm. Papier gebräunt. Die prachtvolle Karte zeigt das Türkische Reich mit Arabien im Zentrum. Zahlreiche Städte, Flüsse, Gebirge und Seen sind eingetragen. Am linken unteren Bildrand befindet sich die dekorative Titelkartusche mit einem türkischen Herrscher auf dem Sockel und zwei weiteren Figuren rechts uns links davon. Rechts Wappenkartusche mit Dedikation. Im Mittelmeer ist ein Segelschiff abgebildet. Gradnetz. Aus Blaeus "Le Theatre du Monde, ou Novvel Atlas", Amsterdam 1640, mit französischem Rückentext. This gorgeous map shows the Middle East, the Turkish Empire, showing Arabia in the centre of the map, ornated in the lower left corner with a large decorative title cartouche with figures on it. The map contains many place names, rivers and mountains. Ornated as well with sailing ships in the Mediterranean Sea and a text cartouche with a dediction on the right side. From Blaeu's "Le Theatre du Monde, ou Novvel Atlas", Amsterdam 1640, with french text, original contemporary handcolour. Some overall browning. Wide margins.

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        Istria olim Iapidia.

      Amsterdam, 1640 - Incisione in rame, colore d'epoca, 380x500. Elegante carta eseguita sul modello di Magini. Ottimo esemplare. W. Blaeu, astronomo allievo di Tycho Brahe, fondò un'officina per la costruzione di globi nel 1599; quasi immediatamente iniziò a pubblicare anche carte geografiche, giungendo nel 1630 alla creazione del primo atlante "Atlantis Appendix" e cinque anni dopo, della prima edizione in due tomi del "Atlas Novus". Dopo la sua morte nel 1638, a cura del figlio Johan si giunse nel 1662 alla pubblicazione del celebre "Atlas Maior" in 11 volumi. Nel 1672 un incendio distrusse l'officina e segnò la fine dell'attività. Buon esemplare con aloni marginali e strappetto restaurato al marg. dx.

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        Aethiopia Inferior vel Exterior. Partes magis Septentrionales, quae hic desiderantur, vide in tabula Aethiopiae Superioris.

      - Kupferstich-Karte von W. Blaeu, Amsterdam, ca. 1640, altkoloriert. Ca. 37,5 x 49,5 cm. Papier gebräunt. Norwich-Stone, Maps of Africa, pages 174/175, map No. 154. Die prachtvolle Karte zeigt Südafrika und Madagaskar. Zahlreiche fiktive Städte, Gebirge und Flüsse spiegeln die europäische Vorstellung von Afrika im 17. Jahrhundert, die noch auf dem ptolemäischen Bild des Kontinents beruht. Auf dem Land und im Ozean sind Tiere wie Elefanten, Affen und Schildkröten sowie mehrere Segelschiffe dargestellt. Rechts unten ist eine prachtvolle Titelkartusche abgebildet, die von zwei Afrikanern gehalten wird, darunter Meilenzeiger. Gradnetz. Aus Blaeus "Le Theatre du Monde, ou Novvel Atlas", Amsterdam 1640, mit französischem Rückentext. This handsome map covers an area from Congo-Zanzibar to the cape with Madagascar on the right side of the map. Various types of animals are depicted on the mainland and the ocean: two elephants and turtles are shown as well as monkeys on the base of the cartouche which is in the right lower corner being held up by an African on either side. Some sailing ships appear in the Atlantic Ocean. From Blaeu's "Le Theatre du Monde, ou Novvel Atlas", Amsterdam 1640, with french text, original contemporary handcolour. The paper is browned. Wide margins. Some overall browning.

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        Magni Mogolis Imperium.

      - Kupferstich-Karte von W. Blaeu, Amsterdam, ca. 1640, altkoloriert. Ca. 42 x 52 cm. Papier gebräunt. Blattränder am unteren Rand ergänzt (Mitte bis Einfassungslinie). Die prachtvolle Karte zeigt den Norden Indiens mit Agra im Zentrum sowie Teile der benachbarten Staaten Pakistan und Nepal. Zahlreiche Städte, Flüsse, Gebirge und Seen sind eingetragen. Vereinzelt sind Elephanten im Landbereich dargestellt, im Meer Segelschiffe. Am linken oberen Bildrand befindet sich die Titelkartusche, oben rechts der Meilenzeiger, unten links eine Wappenkartusche . Gradnetz. Aus Blaeus "Le Theatre du Monde, ou Novvel Atlas", Amsterdam 1640, mit französischem Rückentext. This map shows the north of India with Agra in the centre and parts of neighbouring states like Nepal and Pakistan. The map contains numerous rivers, villages and settlements. Some elephants are depicted ont the mainland. Sailing ships are pictured in the Sea. The title cartouche is shown at the left upper corner, at the left lower corner an emblem cartouche is given. From Blaeu's "Le Theatre du Monde, ou Novvel Atlas", Amsterdam 1640, with french text, original contemporary handcolour. Some overall browning, margins at bottom margin added (middle up to neatline). Wide margins.

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        Tabacum latifolium - Nicotiana latissima = Breitblatt- oder Maryland- Tabak.

      - kol. Kupferstich v. Besler, um 1640, 48,5 x 40,2 (H) Besler Tafel 340. - Verso Text, ohne Paginierung. - Tabak. - Schöner, kräftiger Druck und dekoratives Blatt.

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        Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali, cum Terris Adiacentibus.

      - Kupferstich-Karte von W. Blaeu, Amsterdam, ca. 1640, altkoloriert. Ca.38 x 52,5 cm Papier gebräunt, vor allem am rechten Rand, Bug oben leimschattig, dort auch kleiner Schaden durch Verklebung. Burden, Mapping of North America , no. 242. Dekorative Karte der Karibik aus Blaeus "Le Theatre du Monde, ou Novvel Atlas", Amsterdam 1640, mit französischem Rückentext. Cartographically the map draws on the extremely rare chart by Hessel Gerritsz, c. 1631. The area of coverage is exactly the same with the exception of Blaeu's addition of the west coast of Central America. The nomenclature of the North American part is virtually identical, the only notable addition being the naming of VIRGINIA. It reflects the firsthand knowledge of Gerritsz during his voyage to South America and the West Indies undertaken in 1628."- (Burden) From Blaeu's "Le Theatre du Monde, ou Novvel Atlas", Amsterdam 1640, with french text, original contemporary handcolour. Paper browned at right margin, centerfold browned at upper end, there also some minor faults. Wide margins.

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        \"Novam Hanc Territorii Francofurtensis Tabulam\".

       Altkol. Kupferstich von Johan. & Cornel. Blaeu, um 1640, 45 x 55 cm. Karte des Großraums Frankfurt mit dem Mainlauf von Kelsterbach bis Hanau, im Zentrum Befestigungsplan von Frankfurt. Umgeben ist die Karte von 34 Geschlechterwappen und Allegorien des Friedens, der Eintracht, der Gerechtigkeit und der Klugheit. - Ränder leicht unfrisch. Die schöne Barockkarte in herrlichem Altkolorit, einschließlich Wappen, Kartusche und Figuren. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Hessen, Landkarten

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        Nova regni Portugali et Algarbiae descriptio

      Artist: Feuille de la Daniel ( - 1709 ) Amsterdam; issued in: Amsterdam; date: 1680 1640 - - technic: Copper print; colorit: original colored; condition: Very good; size in cm : 50 x 58,5 - description: Map shows total Portugal and the Algarve with splendour- fully heraldic cartouche. - Vita of the artist: Daniel de la Feulle was a French engraver, bookseller and cartographer. His family exiled to Amsterdam in 1683 on religious grounds.

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        Respublica et status Imperii Romano-Germanici.

      Leiden: Elzevier, 1640 Second edition. 2 parts in 1 vol. 24mo (10,9 x 5,7 cm). (16), 408; 382, (1) pp. Contemporary overlapping full vellum, spine with handwritten title. Elzevier-publication on the modern history of Germany - this second edition not in the Elsevier Heritage Collection. As explained in the prologue, this work covers only the modern history of Germany, whereas the reader is referred to "Germaniae Antiquae libri tres" by Philippus Cluverius from 1616 (Willems 108). The Privilege of 1626 separately printed on last page of part II. Engraved title page by Cornelis Claeszoon Duysend. Typographic title page of part II also with date 1640 and woodcut printer's mark Non Solus. Illustrated with 4 large headpieces, 3 small headpieces and 3 endpieces. At the beginning of most chapters a 4- or 5-line decorated woodcut-initial. An excellent and remarkably fresh copy. For a full description and more images please visit .

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        Terra di Otranto olim Salentina & Iapigia

      1640 c.. Incisione in rame, mm 375x490, colore d'epoca, testo latino al verso. Tratto da "Gerardi Mercatori et I. Hondii atlas". Ottimo esemplare.

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        L'Illustre corsaire. Tragicomédie.

      1640 - Selon Voltaire: « Mairet ouvrit la carrière dans laquelle entra Rotrou, et ce ne fut qu'en les imitant que Corneille apprit à les surpasser ». Édition originale de cette tragicomédie de Mairet, jouée lors de la parution du Cid, exemplaire très pur conservé dans son vélin souple de l'époque. Paris, 1640. Paris, Augustin Courbé, 1640.In-4 de (6) ff., 131 pp., (1) Ex libris manuscrit ancien à l'encre répété sur le titre et sur la p. 1. Relié en plein vélin souple de l'époque, titre manuscrit à l'encre sur le plat supérieur, dos lisse avec le titre manuscrit. Reliure de l'époque. 216 x 160 mm. / According to Voltaire : « Mairet opened the way in which Rotrou entered, and that's only by imitating them that Corneille learnt how to surpass them? First edition of this tragi-comedy by Mairet, represented during the publication of the Cid, a very pure copy preserved in its contemporary limp vellum. Paris, 1640. Paris, Augustin Courbé, 1640.4to [216 x 160 mm] of (6) ll., 131 pp., (1) bl.p. Old handwritten ex libris in ink repeated on the title and on p. 1. Bound in full contemporary limp vellum, handwritten title in ink on the front cover, flat spine with the handwritten title. Contemporary binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Prussia accurate descripta a Gasparo Henneberg Erlichensi.

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

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        Liguria ò Stato della Republica di Genova

      1640. Incisione in rame, colorata d'epoca, mm 383x528. Elegante carta eseguita sul modello di Magini. W. Blaeu, astronomo allievo di Tycho Brahe, fondò un'officina per la costruzione di globi nel 1599; quasi immediatamente iniziò a pubblicare anche carte geografiche, giungendo nel 1630 alla creazione del primo atlante "Atlantis Appendix" e cinque anni dopo, della prima edizione in due tomi del "Atlas Novus". Dopo la sua morte nel 1638, a cura del figlio Johan si giunse nel 1662 alla pubblicazione del celebre "Atlas Maior" in 11 volumi. Nel 1672 un incendio distrusse l'officina e segnò la fine dell'attività. Buon esemplare ben conservato

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        Der Neue Pauly. Enzyklopädie der Antike. Gesamtwerk. 13 Bde. Altertum A-Z / 5 Bde. Rezeptions- u. Wissenschaftsgeschichte A-Z / 1 Registerbd. / incl. Zusatzbd. "Historischer Atlas der antiken Welt". Hg. v. Anne-Maria Wittke, Eckart Olshausen u. Richard Szydlak. (Zus. 17 Bde. in 20 Teilbdn.). Vollständige Ausgabe! - Insges. ca. 30.000 Lemmata.

      CCCXLVI, 11611 S., mit 1640 s/w-Abb., Grafiken u. Karten Atlasbd.: 327 S., mit 168 Farb. u. 48 s/w-Abb., 168 Farb. u. 77 s/w-Karten u. Tab. Gr.-8, Ppbde. Neuwertiges Ex. / Fine Copy // "Der Neue Pauly" vermittelt das gesammelte Wissen über drei Jahrtausende abendländischer Geschichte. Mit 19 Bänden und 30.000 Einträgen, verfasst von 2000 internationalen Wissenschaftlern, ist die Enzyklopädie der Antike ein unverzichtbares Standardwerk. ISBN: 9783534267644

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        Recueil de Textes anciens sur la Provence.

      Raban. Pepingue, Grenoble. paris. 1640 - Petit in-4 ( 220x150 mm ) plein veau fauve, dos à 4 nerfs.Reliure abîmée, manque du cuir sur la partie basse du dos.Marge basse et coin inférieur "grignotés" par un rongeur de bibliothèque sur la deuxième partie de l'ouvrage avec quelques attaque au texte.- 1 ) Harangue prononcée dans l'Hostel de Ville de Marseille pour la Réception de Monsieur François de Damian Sieur du Vernegue, en la charge de Viguier de ladite Ville. Par le Sieur MASCARON. A Grenoble chez Edouard Raban, 1640.16 pages.- 2 ) Au Procez qui est pendant pardevant la Cour, prest à iuger en Audiance entre Me. Honnoré Fet de la Grange Advocat en la Cour & François Fet de Camin Bourgeois de Tharascon.8 pages.- 3 ) En iugeant le procez d'entre M. Iacques Viany Advocat en la Cour, donataire universel & héritier par inventaire de feu M. Jacques Viany Conseiller du Roy & visiteur general des Greniers & Gabelles à sel de ce Pays contre Jean Candole de la Ville d'Aix. 4 pages.- 4 ) Discours prononcé à la première ouverture des Audiances de la Generalité de Provence le mois d'Octobre 1644 contenant l'Institution de la Royauté & l'ancienneté du Domaine. Ensemble les faicts plus mémorables de Louys le Juste & les heureux commencements du regne du Roy avec les Eloges de la Roine Regente sa Mere par Mr. Me. François Nicolas de BETANDIE. A Aix chez Jean Roize.8 pages.- 5 ) Advertissement pour les Consuls & communauté du lieu de Pras deffendeurs en requette contre Me. Joseph Saurin de la Ville de Comars.4 pages.- 6 ) Discours prononcé à la premiere ouvertuire des Audiances de la Generalité de Provence.24 pages.- 7 ) VIANY. En Jugeant le procez d'entre Damoiselle Claire de Martely contre Marc Antoine Beau dudit Monosque. Manosque 1637. 6 pages.- 8 ) VIANY. Le Procureur de Noble Maurens de Cariolis Escuyer de la Ville d'Aix, querellé & prisonnier. A la requette de Noble Jean d'Escalis Escuyer de la mesme Ville Sr de S. Martin & Pierre Blanc son Greffier. 6 pages.-9 ) GAILLARD. Au procez qui est à juger au rapport de Monsieur le Conseiller d'Antelmy. 1638. 12 pages.- 10 ) Advertissement pour essire Bernard de Lary Seigneur de la Tour & autre Places contre le Sieur de Barannau. 10 pages.- 11 ) d'ANTELMY. Advertissement pour Damoiselle Dorothée de Roy veuve à feu Mr Anthoine de Loques Sieur de Pumicheau contre Damoiselle Marguerite de Roy & July de Bourdon. 6 pages. 1647.- 12 ) En jugeant le procez d'entre Messire Jacques de la Fare Seigneur & Baron de la Fare & autre Places contre les Consuls & Communauté de Cauillargues & noble Jacques de Nicolay Seigneur Baron de Sabran & de Meas. 4 pages.- 13 ) Pour destruire les impressions qui pourroient avoir esté données par Jacques Nicollay Baron de Sabran & les Consuls du lieu de Cauillargues. 4 pages.- 14 ) VIANY. La dernière equeste donnée par Pierre Benoist. 6 pages.- 15 ) En jugeant le procez d'entre Louys Rauelu & les hoirs de feu Me Pierre Rauely docteur en Medecine de la ville de Pertuis contre Estienne Sauvecane Bourgeois. 6 pages.- 16 ) En jugeant le procez d'entre Me Jacques Viany contre les Consuls & Communauté de La Tour d'Aiguez & Me Charles de Trez. 10 pages.- 17 ) Messire Henry Louys Habert Sieur du Mesnil & de Montmort. 20 pages.- 18 ) Le Caractere du Royaliste à Agathon. 12 pages.- 19 ) L'Esprit de Paix semé dans les ruës de Paris advertissant le peuple de demander le Roy & la paix en quel prix que ce soit. 4 pages.- 20 ) Responce à la Lettre Circulaire envoyée à tous les gens de bien de la Province sur le suit de l'arrivée de Monseigneur le Duc de Mercoeur en Provence. 4 pages.- 21 ) GARCIN, Marseille, 1652. Lettre du Roy escrite à la Cour de parlement de Provence sur le suiet des affaires présentes. 8 pages.- 22 ) Articles accordez pour la paccation des troubles de Paris. 4 pages.- 23 ) relation des Deputez du Parlement seant à Pontoise pour l'esloignement de Monsieur le Cardinal Mazarin. 4 pages. 1652. - 24 ) Procez d'entre François Adhemar de Montueil de Grignan contre l'Econome des Peres Prescheurs. 4 pages.- 25 ) Ma

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        Langen-Schwalbacher Saurbrunnen und Bäder / Sampt deren Eygenschafft und rechtem Gebrauch / Jetzo zum andern mahl außführlich für alle und jede in 100. Fragen beschrieben und vermehrt Durch Ludwig von Hörnigk ..

      Franckfurt am Mayn: Anth. Humm, 1640. 1 gestochener Kupfertitel: Schwalbacher Saur- Unndt Prodel-Brunnen Beschreibung. Ludivici vonn Hörnigk, 7 Blätter, 260 Seiten, 1 Blätter Register. 16,7 x 10,5 cm, zeitgenössischer? mit Kiebitzpapier bezogener Pappband, mit goldgprägtem rückentitel auf Rückenschild, dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. Durch Register erschlossen. \"Bad Schwalbach (bis 21. April 1927 Langenschwalbach) ist die Kreisstadt im Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis in Hessen. Die Stadt ist eines der ältesten hessischen Heilbäder, zugleich ist sie seit 2014 ein anerkannter Kneippkurort. Bad Schwalbach ist ein Kurort etwa 20 Kilometer nordwestlich der hessischen Landeshauptstadt Wiesbaden. Die Kernstadt liegt in 289 bis 465 Meter Höhe im westlichen Hintertaunus sehr langgestreckt auf 2,5 Kilometer Länge in einem linken Seitental der Aar, das vom Nesselbach durchflossen wird. Über 56 Prozent der Gemarkungsfläche besteht aus Wald. Bad Schwalbach wurde als Langinswalbach im Jahre 1352 erstmals urkundlich erwähnt und war seit 1364 als Pfarrei bekannt. Weitere historisch dokumentierte Erwähnungen des Ortsnamens sind Swalbach 1360 und Langenschwalbach Anfang des 16. Jahrhunderts. Erste zuverlässige Berichte über die Mineralquellen gibt es ab 1568 durch den Wormser Arzt Tabernaemontanus, der den Ort auch in seinem 1581 erschienenen Werk Neuw Wasserschatz bekannt machte. Der Speyerer Weihbischof Heinrich Fabricius hielt sich bereits 1583 zur Kur am Sauerbrunnen von Bad Schwalbach auf.[5] Obwohl Langenschwalbach im Dreißigjährigen Krieg völlig zerstört wurde, wurde es schnell wieder aufgebaut, der Handel mit dem Heilwasser begann zu blühen. Zunächst wurde das Wasser im Versandhandel in Krügen und Fässern in ganz Europa verkauft.\" / Ludwig von Hörnigk (* 16. März 1600 in Frankfurt am Main; † 2. August 1667 Mainz; auch Hörnigk oder Horneck geschrieben) war ein deutscher Arzt, Jurist und Autor. Sein Vater soll Ludwig V. von Hessen-Darmstadt sein. Seine Familie soll aus Darmstadt kommen. Er studiert in Gießen Medizin bei Gregor Horstius. Danach ging er nach Padua in Italien, wo er bei Adriaan van den Spiegel studierte. In Straßburg promovierte er dann zum Doktor der Medizin. Am 1. Juni 1625 wurde er Arzt von Frankfurt am Main. 1626 wird ihm in Prag der Titel des Comes palatinus verliehen, was mit seiner Standeserhöhung einher ging. 1635 wurde er zum physicus ordinarius in Frankfurt. 1638 promovierte er in Marburg in Jura. Er wird zu einem der frühesten deutschen Verwaltungsjuristen.\" (Wikipedia) * * * Einband nur geringfügig berieben und bestoßen, zwei Blätter mit nur geringfügigem Textverlust fachgerecht ausgebessert, einige Blätter im weißen Rand ohne Textverlust geringfügig beschädigt, eingige Blätter mitleichtem Wasserrand, Seite 149/150 mit Einriß, die Seiten 115 bis 126 und ab Seite175 mit Wurmgängen, sonst gut erhaltenes und sauberes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,20 EUR Bad Schwalbach Schwalbacher Saur- Unndt Prodel-Brunnen Langenschwalbach Mineralbrunnen

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        1640 Geneva Bible - 1st English Bible to purposely omit Apocrypha

      1640 Geneva Bible, Breeches Folio Bible. The Bible of the Pilgrims and Shakespeare; Very rare edition this is the "Earliest example of an English Bible which deliberately omits the Apocrypha." Herbert #545; A rare geneva folio. Bound in full fine reverse calf over heavy wood boards a beautiful fine binding, with stunning red page edges, one (of two) clasps,and very nice blind tooling as well as blind tooling to spine and red label; Holy Bible folio edition measuring 15" x 9" and is a massive 3.25" thick with both title pages present. A few rough edges to the start and some stains to the first pages, some scattered soiling and wear throughout, there is a stain to the lower margin in the first few books of the old testament and the last pages.

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      Francoforte 1640 - Incisione in rame, mm 195x310. Bella veduta della città di Perugia. Tratta da "Itinerarium Italiae". Buon esemplare con lievi tracce della piega centrale. Ottime condizioni, ampi margini.

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        Meteorologia philosophico-politica, in duodecim dissertationes .Augsburg, Jeremias Wolff (printed by Peter Detlefsen), 1709. Folio. With a richly engraved allegorical frontispiece (with a portrait of the dedicatee, Holy Roman Emperor Joseph I) and 83 numbered large engraved circular emblems (in square frames) in the text, each with a motto at the head and accompanied by letterpress verse and prose texts, all after designs by Kadoriza. Contemporary vellum.

      - De Backer & Sommervogel VI, col. 1640; Landwehr, German Emblem Books 494; Praz, p. 468. Second or third edition in the original Latin of a beautiful, instructive emblem book by the Jesuit Franz Reinzer (1661-1708), curiously mixing science and philosophical politics, including moral lessons. Quotations from scientists and classical philosophers accompany beautiful emblems with meteorites, flying dragons, lightning, comets, rainbows, fata morganas, earthquakes, underground fires, minerals, metals, etc., with references in the margins and allegories of politics and public life and wise lessons drawn from them. Both the texts and the emblems show the influence of the Jesuit scientist Athanasius Kircher. Wolfgang Josephus Kadoriza or Catoriza was a painter, active at Linz between ca. 1697 and 1730. With the engraved armorial bookplate of Christoph Wenzel, Graf von Nostitz (1643-1712) of Schloss Lobris in Lower Silesia, and the bookplate of Bob Luza (1893-1980). With about 1 mm shaved off the head of the frontispiece on the right side, but generally in fine condition. The binding very good. A beautiful meteorological Jesuit emblem book influenced by Athanasius Kircher.

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        BAYERN. - Karte. "Bavariae Superioris et Inferioris nova descriptio".

      - Altkol. Kupferstich von Janssonius, um 1640, 38 x 47 cm. Karte des altbayerischen Gebietes.

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        Nova Barbariae descriptio, Nordafrika, Mittelmeer

      Janossius 1640 - Nordafrika. „Nova Barbariae descriptio“. Kol. Kupf.-Kte. von J. Janssonius, um 1640. Mit 2 ausgem. fig. u. herald. Kart. sowie Tierstaffage. 35:51,5 cm. Koeman I, 8610:1B. – Gereinigt u. verstärkt, noch leicht gebräunt. Bug mit kl. Rissen hinterlegt.Sehr schön erhalten. Weisse Streifen, Punkte stammen ggf von der Spiegelung beim fotografieren.

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        Territorio di Vicenza

      1640 ca. Incisione in rame, finemente colorata a mano d'epoca, di mm 420x495. Due bei cartigli figurati e leone alato della Repubblica veneta. Senza testo al verso. W. Blaeu, astronomo allievo di Tycho Brahe, fondò un'officina per la costruzione di globi nel 1599; quasi immediatamente iniziò a pubblicare anche carte geografiche, giungendo nel 1630 alla creazione del primo atlante "Atlantis Appendix" e cinque anni dopo, della prima edizione in due tomi del "Atlas Novus". Dopo la sua morte, nel 1662, a cura del figlio Johan, si giunse alla pubblicazione del celebre "Atlas Maior" in 11 volumi. Nel 1672 un incendio distrusse l'officina e segnò la fine dell'attività. Buon esemplare, carta lievemente ossidata, semplici restauri marginali e vecchie tracce di nastro adesivo.

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        CHRISTMAS, HIS MASQUE, as it Was Presented at Court 1616-1630

      (London, ca.1640). Unbound. Very Good. Quarto (11 1/4 x 7 1/4). Also called Christmas His Show. This Jacobean era masque was performed at the English court at Christmas of 1616. It was published as the first masque in the second folio of 1641. Unbound, in fours, B-Q4; R2; S-X4; Y2. Extract still bound at spine with old calf, wide margined, pictorial woodcut initial; short closed tear to bottom margin of P2, small piece torn away at V2 to outer margin; edges of first and last leaves just a bit rough; a little toning but surprisingly clean throughout. This is an extract from the second volume , pages 1-159 consisting of the Masques only, running headline reading "Masques" between double rules, Verso of page 159 blank. In reading the first line from the quarto edition of TIME VINDICATED TO HIMSELFE AND TO HIS HONORS, Pforzheimer states the first edition reads "FAME, Give eare, the worthy heare what 'Time' proclaimes" The present copy reads; "FAME, Give eare, the worthy, heare what 'Fame' proclaimes". There are other noted changes within the text perhaps these changes were later made by K. Digby, the editor. Contents include: Christmas, His Masque, A Masque Presented in the House of Lord Hay, The Vision of Delight, Pleasure Reconciled to Virtue, For the Honour of Wales, News from the New World Discovered in the Moon, A Masque of the Metamorphos'd Gypsies, The Masque of Augurs, Time Vindicated to Himself and to His Honours, Neptune's Triumph for the Return of Albion, Pan's Anniversary, or The Shepherd's Holiday, The Masque of Owls, The Fortunate Isles, and Their Union, Love's Triumph Through Callipolis and Chloridia: Rites to Chloris and Her Nymphs. A nice collection of Jonson's Christmas plays. [Pforzheimer-p. 560].

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        THE ALCHEMIST, A Comedy

      London: Richard Bishop, 1640. FIRST Collected Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Quarto. Extract from Jonson's first collected works, title page, pages 525-591, with dedication to Mary, Lady Wroth; bound in half old calf over brown cloth; small loss at spine ends.

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        Hemels-Belegh, Dat is: Geestelijcke maniere van oorlogen, om den Hemel in te nemen met sulcken geweldt, dat Gode aengenaem is. Gestelt overde woorden onses Heeren Jesu Christi Matth. 11. vers. 12. Den tweeden Druck, by den autheur oversien, ende met marginale Annotatien vermeerdert.

      Dordrecht, François Boels 1640 - (4) 222 (6) p. Opnieuw gebonden Leer, 4° (Plaatselijk vochtvlekken, marges van enkele pagina's verstevigd.)

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        Il Cadorino.

      1640 ca.. Incisione in rame, colorata d'epoca 380x494. Elegante carta eseguita sul modello di Magini. Ottimo esemplare. W. Blaeu, astronomo allievo di Tycho Brahe, fondò un'officina per la costruzione di globi nel 1599; quasi immediatamente iniziò a pubblicare anche carte geografiche, giungendo nel 1630 alla creazione del primo atlante "Atlantis Appendix" e cinque anni dopo, della prima edizione in due tomi del "Atlas Novus". Dopo la sua morte nel 1638, a cura del figlio Johan si giunse nel 1662 alla pubblicazione del celebre "Atlas Maior" in 11 volumi. Nel 1672 un incendio distrusse l'officina e segnò la fine dell'attività. Ottimo esemplare.

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        FRANKFURT. - Karte., "Novam Hanc Territorii Francofurtensis Tabulam".

      Altkol. Kupferstich von J. und C. Blaeu, um 1640, 45 x 55 cm. Karte des Großraums Frankfurt mit dem Mainlauf von Kelsterbach bis Hanau, im Zentrum Befestigungsplan von Frankfurt. Umgeben ist die Karte von 34 Geschlechterwappen und Allegorien des Friedens, der Eintracht, der Gerechtigkeit und der Klugheit. - Die schöne Barockkarte in herrlichem Altkolorit, einschließlich Wappen, Kartusche und Figuren. Hessen, Landkarten

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        Alte Landkarte FRANKFURT/M. Um 1640. Grundrißplan mit Karte der näheren Umgebung. umgeben von zus. 34 kolor. Geschlechter, kolor. figürl. Allegorien des Friedens, der Eintracht, der Gerechtigkeit u. der Klugheit sowie kolor. Kartusche.

      Alte Landkarte FRANKFURT/M. Novam Hanc Territorii Francofurtensis tabulam nobiliáis ... * Grundrißplan mit Karte der näheren Umgebung. Kolor. Kupferstich bei Joh. u. Cornel(ius) Blaeu. Ca. 46 x 55 cm. Um 1640. - Kl. Falzeinriß unten unterlegt. - Die Rückseite mit beschreibendem Text. - Farbfrisch. - Seltene u. dekorative Karte des Großraums Frankfurt. - Koeman I, Bl 31 A, 24. - Zeigt Frankfurt mit seinen Befestigungen mit dem Mainlauf von Hanau bis Kelsterbach, umgeben von zus. 34 kolor. Geschlechter, kolor. figürl. Allegorien des Friedens, der Eintracht, der Gerechtigkeit u. der Klugheit sowie kolor. Kartusche.

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        Kupferstich - Karte, b. Jean & Corneille Blaev, "Theatre dv Monde ou Novvel Atlas .".

      - altkol., dat. 1640, 40,5 x 27 (H) Shirley, Courtiers and Cannibals, Nr. 47 ( für Janssonius); Krogt, Bd. II, Nr. 2.23. - not in Tooley: "Title Pages from 16th to 19th Century". - Oben bzw. unten 2 Globen, dazwischen der Titel des Atlasses, flankiert von Ionischen Säulen, hinter denen die Karthographen Ptolemäus und Marinus hervorschauen.

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        Britton. The second edition. Faithfully corrected according to divers ancient manuscripts of the same booke. By Edm[und] Wingate.

      Printed by the assignes of Iohn Moore 1640 - 1 vol. bound in 2, interleaved, and annotated, with the Corrections divided between the volumes more or less as approriate (the 21 folios below), woodcut printer's device on title, main text (in Law French) in black letter, ff. [xvi], 64, 66-175, 175-238, 240-249, 245-287, [21], small 8vo, old calf, rebacked, corners very worn, sound. 'Britton' was first published in 1533, and edition which Wingate says is 'quite worn out, and exceeding full of manifest Imperfections.' The treatise is traditionally attributed to the Bishop of Hereford (d. 1275), but is largely derived from Bracton. There is an early ownership inscription, longitudinal, by the fore-margin of the title of a member of the Middle Temple, and another at the top of the title, 'Ed. Hatton, 17 Jan [18]17', the latter being the annotator. His notes, or quite often queries, are not all that prolific, but they do extend through the entire work. The previous owner, who signs himself 'Johannis Georgii', must be the John Georges (of Cirencester) who was admitted to Middle Temple 1st July 1615, then was called to the Bar in May 1623, made a Bencher in November 1651, and Treasurer in 1658 (with thanks to Renae Satterley of Middle Temple Library for this identification). (ESTC S106709)

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