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        The Antiquities of Canterbury or A Survey of That Ancient Citie, with the Suburbs, and Cathedrall

      I. L. for Richard Thrale, London 1640 - True and extremely rare first edition. This volume has been expertly re-bound in full smooth calf with elaborate decoration in blind. The spine has six compartments with ornament and lettering in gilt, (xvi) 516 (xii) pages. The label is red with gilt lettering. 4to. Wood cut Coat-of-Arms on verso of title page. Fold-out map of Canterbury plus two remaining fold-outs are present. STC-22918, Lowndes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Datura Turcarum [Jimson weed or thorn apple]; Polium foliis & facie Lavendulæ [Germander]; Linaria purpureo violacea elatior [Purple linaria]

      Eichstatt, 1640. Hand-coloured engraving. In excellent condition with the exception of being trimmed within the platemark on the top 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.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Spitzberga. Kolorierte Kupferstichkarte von Janssonius, um 1640. 41 x 51 cm.,

      1640 - Dekorative Karte der im arktischen Ozean gelegenen Insel Spitzbergen.- Mit Meilenzeiger, Seerose und figurativer, maritimer Titelkartusche, ferner mit kleiner Walfang-Szene.- Im Falz ca. 5 mm zusammengeklebt.- Ca. 4 cm langer Einriss in der Darstellung. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Tridentum: Trient.

      Merian M., Frankfurt am Main. 1640 - Pianta prospettica da ovest raffigurante la città di Trento. Riproduzione fedele della pianta incisa da F. Hogenberg, da cui si differenzia per i 24 rimandi presenti in basso al centro, per la diversa prospettiva data al Prato del Palazzo, per la maggiore cura nel rendere il borgo di S. Lorenzo e per l’aggiunta infine del braccio destro del transetto del duomo. Scheda bibliografica tratta da "Imago tridenti: incisioni e libri illustrati dal XV al XVIII secolo" di Franco Cappelletti, scheda n. 22 pag. 105. Formato: Incisione su rame di dimensioni 25x34,5 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 15% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 500.00 euro.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        Silesia ducatus.

      . Altkolorierte Kupferstich- Landkarte v. Martin Helwig b. Bleau, Johann, um 1640, 39 x 50,5 cm.. Besonders dekorative Landkarte mit Olmütz / Olomouc bis Bautzen, Frankfurt a.d.Oder, Peterkaw, Krakau bis zum Riesengebirge; SW Teil von Tschechien. Unten links dekorative Kartusche. Selten. Schöner breiter Rand. Oben im Rand kleine Fehlstelle. Unten im Rand 2 cm Einriss im Faltz. JPEG-Bilder auf Anfrage möglich.

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        Calabria Citra olim Magna Graecia.

      1640 ca. 1640 - Incisione all'acquaforte. Coloritura coeva. Cm. 38x50 oltre ampli margini. Ricchi cartigli con stemmi e figure allegoriche.

      [Bookseller: CASELLA STUDIO BIBLIOGRAFICO ALAI-ILAB]
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        Mappa Aestiuarum Insularum alias Barmudas. . .

      Amsterdam 1640 - Latin text on versoThis map is based on the survey by Richard Norwood of the Bermuda Company in 1618. The map depicts the locations of various native tribes and the division of land owned by various land owners with their names in a table below the map., Size : 400x525 (mm), 15.75x20.625 (Inches), Hand Colored, 0 Very Good, upper portion of central fold has been strengthened

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        His Majesties Declaration, Concerning His Proceedings with His Subjects of Scotland, Since the Pacification in the Camp neere Berwick

      London: R. Young, and R. Badger, 1640. (ii); 63; (i)(blank) pages. Engraved portrait frontispiece. Light soiling and age discolouration, soft pencil annotations. Leather-backed boards. ESTC, 9260 & 22006. Thomas Wentworth after his recall by the King was defeated on the border by the Scots, this resulted in the signing of a temporary truce at Berwick. Charles needing new taxes to raise an efficient army ended his eleven years of tyranny by recalling parliament. Parliament refused to authorise any new taxes until the King agreed to abandon the hated "ship money". The King said he would only agree if Parliament would grant him enough money to re-open the war in Scotland, they refused which lead to the dismissal of this brief parliament. Wentworth then set out for the Scottish border again with a scratch army. The army mutinied and the Scots seized English land, eventually leading to the treaty of Ripon. 4to.. Book.

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        Historia de la Insigne Ciudad de Segovia y Compendio de las Historias de Castilla. En esta Segunda Impresion sale añadido un Índice General de la Historia y las Vidas y Escritos de Escritores Segovianos

      Diego Díez, Madrid 1640 - Folio, frontis con grabado restaurado, (7) hoj., 828 p., últimas páginas reforzadas. Texto a dos columnas. Pergamino época, lomo rotulado. Cierres cordel. Segunda impresión de una obra editada en Segovia tres años antes, escrita por el cronista de la ciudad y cura de la iglesia de San Juan. Según narra Palau (56870), al trasladarse el editor a Madrid conservando un gran resto de la primera edición, para facilitar el despacho cambió las portadas y añadió un Índice general y las Vidas de escritores segovianos, que ocupan las 125 últimas páginas. Por ello, añade, "son preferibles los ejemplares de esta edición". Historias locales. Segovia. Castilla. Monografías locales. Local history. Castile. Local monograph.

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        HISTORIA DE LA INSIGNE CIUDAD DE SEGOVIA y Compendio de las Historias de Castilla. En esta Segunda impresión, sale añadido un índice general de la Historia y las vidas de los escritores segovianos.

      Diego Díez Escalante, Madrid 1640 - Folio, falta frontis grab, 7h (con mermas afectando texto), 746p (de 828p, faltan las últimas, pág. 339 rota con falta de la mayoría del texto, págs. 339 a 350 pegadas por parte sup), manchas de óx. en laterales. Sin cubs, necesita encuadernación. "- Segunda edición. Palau 56870, "Para los estudiosos son preferibles ejemplares de esta edición"." 1640

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        Respublica et Status Imperii Romano-Germanici.

      Lugduni Batav. Leiden: Ex Officina Elzeviriana 1640 - Second edition, two volumes, 16mo, (xvi), 408; 382, (2) pp. Engraved title in volume I, marbled paste downs, armorial bookplates of Lord Sinclair. Contemporary calf, a.e.g., covers with double gilt rules, cornerpieces and a central rose, gilt phoenix to the foot of the spine with the motto Rinasce Piu Gloriosa ("It rises again more glorious"), spine with some wear and loss to the top. Although the engraved title is dated 1634 (the date of the first edition) the second volume is dated 1640. Willems 408.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)]
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        Tartaria Sive Magnichami Imperium

      Amsterdam 1640 - Size : 390x500 (mm), 15.375x19.625 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring Very Good; lower fold reinforced

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        Zurichgow et Basiliensis provincia (Zurich/Basel/Switzerland)

      Amsterdam 1640 - Engraving with original hand-color. Latin text on verso. Sheet size: 19 1/2 x 22 7/8". Inventory#: p1302pmat.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
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        L'architecture à la mode ou sont les nouveaux dessins pour la décoration des bâtimens et jardins. Par les plus habils architectes sculpteurs peintres menuisiers jardiniers serruriers &c.Paris, Nicolas Langlois, [ca. 1675-ca. 1728? (engraved ca. 1655-ca. 1728)]. 2 volumes. Folio (31.5 x 22 cm). With 2 (identical) engraved title-pages and 497 engravings on 496 plates, including 52 double-page. Contemporary uniform brown calf, gold-tooled spines, gold-tooled board edges. Rebacked.

      BAL 2712; Fuhring, Ornament prints 1, 889-996 passim, etc.; cf. Berlin Kat. 314; Fowler 182. Magnificent collection of about 50 complete series of engravings of all kinds of ornaments and architectural details, mostly by Jean and Pierre Le Pautre. In the late seventeenth century, the enterprising Parisian print publisher Nicolas Langlois I (1640-1703) assembled numerous print series displaying designs for ornament, furniture, metalwork, interior decoration, architecture and gardens. He published them together under a general title, bound in one, two or more volumes with no table of contents and with a varying collection of print series from ca. 1655 to the time of publication. While several print publishers in Rome had issued collections of previously published and new print series already in the 16th-century, Langlois took the idea a step further by giving his collections a general title-page. In this respect his publication can be called the first French encyclopedia of ornament, decorative arts and architecture. With the 2 general title-page slightly browned and worn, and the last few leaves of volume 2 with minor water stains, but otherwise in very good condition, with only an occasional spot, small marginal tear or other minor blemish. Rebacked. An extensive collection of French architectural ornamentation by some of the greatest masters of the age of Louis XIV.

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        Del convito d'Ottavio Magnanini parte prima ovvero Il Pio [.].

      - In Ferrara, per Francesco Suzzi stampator camerale, 1640, in-folio piccolo, leg. coeva in piena pergamena floscia, piatti inquadrati da filetto dorato, singoli ferri floreali agli angoli interni della cornice e al centro dello specchio (macchie alla pergamena), pp. [4], 28, 268. Solo prima parte: l'anno successivo fu pubblicata la seconda (Parte seconda, Il Gualengo): cfr. Westbury p. 138 e Vicaire 549. Haym p. 602, n. 9. Comunque molto raro: in ICCU è ad oggi censita solo questa parte, presente in due soli esemplari. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Case of Shipmony Briefly Discoursed, according to the Grounds of Law, Policie, and Conscience

      [London:] Printed [by E. Purslowe],, 1640. And most humbly presented to the Censure and Correction of the High Court of Parliament, Nov. 3. 1640. Small quarto (174 × 133 mm), pp. 49. Early 20th-century marbled boards, titled in gilt up spine, bookplate of Thomas Edward Watson, St Mary's Lodge, Newport. A very good copy. Listed in STC as the second printing ("policie" rather than "policy" in the title) of what "may be the first intellectually significant political pamphlet of the Long Parliament era. In this crisp and well printed quarto, Parker, a publicist and man of affairs, used issues raised during John Hampden's celebrated test case of 1637 to develop his own political views" (Michael Mendle, The English Experience: Its record in early printed books published in facsimile). From an important Sussex family, Parker (1604–1652) wrote anonymously, though he became well known under the moniker of the Observator in the pamphlet wars of the early and middle 1640s.

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        The Magnetick Lady: or Humors Reconcild. A Comedy

      London: None listed, 1640. Full Morocco. Very Good. 64 pp. 4to, 12 by 8 inches, 30 by 20 cm. Typos on title page include possibly "Johnson", although spelling was a more fluid matter in the 17th century, and the year of printing is given as 1440 instead of 1640. Pages have expected levels of age toning but generally clean otherwise. Leaf with pp 33/4 has tiny hole by the continuation word, "The" in lower right of 33, with trivial loss of part of the lettering of "the". Modern morocco and marbled endpapers bright and fresh.

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        Michiel De Ruyter l. Admirael Generael etc.

      Copper engraving by H. Bary (1640 - - 1707) after Ferdinand Bol; publisher: Carolus Allard; engraving, dated 1673, without margins sticked on old paper. Size of the engraving without the margins: 41 X 31,5 cm. Delivered in passe-partout

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        Calabria Ultra olim Altera Magnae Graeciae pars.

      1640 ca. 1640 - Incisione all'acquaforte. Coloritura coeva. Cm. 38x50 oltre ampli margini. Ricchi cartigli con stemmi e figure allegoriche.

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        Caryophyllus syluestris flore laciniato carneo; Caryophyllus sylvestris prolifero; Brunella coerulea magna flore

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

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Joachim von Sandrart d.Ä. (Frankfurt/Main 12. 05. 1606 - 14. 10. 1688 Nürnberg). Dt. Maler, Kupferstecher, Kunsthistoriker und Übersetzer. Hier: "Flora", Tizians Geliebte als Flora (- nach Tizian).

      . Rad. v. J. v. Sandrart, 1640, 26 x 19,6 (H). Hollstein 1, II (II); Andresen Handb.II, p.432. - Wasserzeichen: Türme. - Breitrandig und in einem guten Druck vorliegend. Zwei geglättete Falten. - Aus der Sammlung J.A. Boerner. Das druckgraphische Werk Sandrarts ( 1606 Frankfurt a.M. - 1688 Nürnberg ) beläuft sich auf nur 4 Radierungen. Das Blatt von größter Seltenheit.

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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

      Printed by M. Flesher and R. Young; Assignes of I. More Esquire, London 1640 - Contemporary calf, rebacked, light embrowning; a sound copy 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

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        Caryophyllus syluestris flore laciniato carneo; Caryophyllus sylvestris prolifero; Brunella coerulea magna flore

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

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        Matthaei Paris Monachi Albanensis Angli, Historia Maior. Iuxta Exemplar Londinense 1571, Verbatim Recusa. Et Cum Rogeri Wendoveri, Willielmi Rishangeri, Authorisque Maiori Minorique Historiis Chronicisque MSS

      Londini: R. Hodgkinson, sumptibus Cornelii Bee, 1640-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Folio. [50], 1009 [i.e. 1007], [125], 310, [14] p. : ill. Two volumes in one. Bound in modern blue leather. Gilt lettering on red leather spine label. Gilt ruling on spine. marbled page ends. New end pages. Fine binding and cover. Unmarked pages. Soiling to initial title page and title page. Bottom half of last page of index absent. Lacks frontispiece. Ships daily. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. <br><br> &#39;Matthew Paris (d. 1259?) is commonly regarded as England&#39;s greatest medieval historian. The &#39;Historia Anglorum&#39;, begun in 1250, is an abridgement, concentrating on English history, of the &#39;Chronica Majora&#39;, but it also includes some additional material for the period A.D. 1067-1253. Matthew Paris became a monk of St. Albans in 1217, and succeeded Roger Wendover as historiographer of that abbey in 1236. He drew his information from many documentary sources including papal bulls and royal letters and from conversations with eye-witnesses of the events narrated. (.) His style is graphic; his view is broad; and his opinions are expressed with fervour. He condems what he regarded as abuses of the court and church; he rebukes pope, king, nobles, and clergy, when he deems them worthy of blame. Matthew was a man of many interests and attainments&#39;. E. Graves. A bibliography of English history to 1485. Oxford, 1975, 2941. STC 19210

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        Portulaca Sativa [Purslane]; Satureia Domestica [Garden savory (summer savory)]; Thymbra legitima [Winter savory]

      Eichstatt, 1640. Hand-coloured engraving. In excellent condition with the exception of some paper loss on the left margin and in the bottom left corner. 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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        The Famous and memorable Works of Josephus, a Man of Much Honour and Learning among the Jews.

      printed by J. L. for Andrew Hebb, 1640 - Londres, printed by J. L. for Andrew Hebb, 1640. In folio de [X]-554-[IV]-[555]-812-[XXXII]pp., reliure en plein veau brun de l'époque, dos remonté dans une basane plus claire que l'originale qui se retrouve également dans les angles supérieurs et dans la partie inférieure des marges, dos muet à 5 nerfs surlignés et soulignés de filets dorés, quelques petites craquelures sur les plats, pages de garde postérieures avec dans l'angle supérieur externe conservée une phrase manuscrite à l'encre noire: ''The gift of Mr. Derry Senr., june 24th 1813'', grande et belle gravure sur la page de titre, lettrines historiées, gravures en bandeau en haut des premières pages en début de volume, magnifiques et grands fers en culs-de-lampe en début de volume, de nombreuses notes dans les marges, bon et bel exemplaire. Estimée et bonne traduction effectuée par Thomas Lodge (1558-1625), écrivain, médecin qui se convertit au catholicisme. Cette traduction fut publiée pour la première fois en 1602. Elle connut 9 éditions au XVIIème siècle. Lodge traduisit également Sénèque qui fut utilisé comme une référence jusqu'au XXème siècle. Il décéda en tentant de soigner des victimes de la peste. Cet ouvrage fut largement répandu au cours des siècles, l'auteur étant appelé le Tite Live grec. Il est de nos jours l'unique source qui nous fasse connaître de longues périodes de l'histoire des juifs mais il est également fort utile pour l'histoire romaine. Flavius Joseph (37-100) retrouva Jérusalem en 66 alors en pleine insurrection contre Rome. Il aurait assisté au massacre de 2 000 juifs et à la destruction du Temple de Jérusalem. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        IOANNIS BAPT. Vweni antuerpiensis e societ. Iesu commentarius litteraliset et moralis in IONAM prophetam per lectiones sive sermons exegeticos LX. Distributus. Cum Indicibus locupletissimis

      Apud Ioannem Meursium, Antuerpiae [Amberes] 1640 - Folio, portada arquitectónica con magnífico grabado al cobre, XLVIII p. 640 p. 58 h. (índice). Piel de época bastante deteriorada con escudo romboidal grabado en oro en planos. Bonitos capitulares y cierres grabados de buena factura. Apostillas marginales. Texto a dos columnas. [CCPB000406333-3] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Historie van Br. Cornelis Adriaensz van Dordrecht , minnebroeder tot Brugge (...). Inde welke verhaalt wert de discipline en secrete penitentie oft geesselinge by hem gebruykt. Als ook mede sijne wonderlijke, vuyle, grouwelijke, ia bloetdorstige en lasterlijke sermoonen, die hij binnen Brugge gepredikt heeft. Gedrukt 't jaer 1640 [me"":] Tweede deel ofte 't vervolgh der wonderbare sermoonen gepredickt binnen Brugge door Broer Cornelis Adriaenssen van Dordrecht, minne-broeder tot Brugge [colophon:] Deventer, C. Thomassen, 1639.".

      Twee delen in geheel perkamenten banden uit de tijd, 384 +494 p, geillustreerd met 2 gegraveerde titelpagina's. Deel 1: Cornelis prekend en dezelfde twee naakte vrouwen geselend. Deel 2: Broeder Cornelis op preekstoel. Goed exemplaar. Gegraveerde titelpagina van deel 1 bevat kleine scheurtjes en een klein gaatje.

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        Nova Mappa Geographica Maris Assoviensis vel de Zabche et Paludis Maeotidis.

      Augsburg 1640 - \"Matthaus Seutter was apprenticed to noted cartophrapher and publisher Johann Baptist Homann\" (Tooley). A rather decorative map of eastern Ukraine with a large cartouche in the lower right., Size : 490x570 (mm), 19.25x22.375 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

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        De Custe van Engelant tußchen Poortlant en Lezard [ Sea Chart Portland to the Lizard ].

      Listed in the The New Fierie Sea-Colomne from 1633-1651. 1640 - Colomb, Jacob Aertsz. De Custe van Engelant tußchen Poortlant en Lezard. Additional title: Les Costes d'Angleter re de Fierleij jusques á Lezard. Ca 1640. Listed in the The New Fierie Sea-Colomne from 1633-1651. Copper engraved, early hand coloured chart. Chart size approx 525mm x 375mm. Orientation NNE top centre cartouche contains scale. Decorative title cartouche to upper right and additional title cartouche below scales. Chart covers land areas from Portland to the Lizard. Among the places indicated on the coast line are Bridport, Torbay, Dartmouth, Plymouth, Fowey and Truro. Decorative compass rose, rhumb lines and sea vessel on sea area, which also includes the Ideston [Eddystone] Rock and the Kasquettes [Casquets]. Side margins tight with small breaks just touching edge of engraved area. One tear in sea area, repaired. Very early handwritten note to top margin, commenting on the soundings of this area and that of Falmouth, suggesting this chart had been used as a working reference at some time. A very attractive chart, suitable for framing. Scarce.

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        Tabula Islandiae Auctore Georgio Carolo Flandro.

      Amsterdam, 1640 circa. Dal ?Theatrum Orbis Terrarum?, incisione in rame, vecchia ma non coeva coloritura, cm 38,5 x 50,5 circa (alla lastra). Edizione francese con testo al verso. Presenze di umido e fioriture, rifilati i margini laterali reintegrati con carta recente.

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        THE HOLY BIBLE: CONTAINING THE OLD TESTAMENT AND THE NEW. [bound with] THE WHOLE BOOK OF PSALMES

      London: by Robert Barker, 1640, 1639; by R. Bishop for the Company of Stationers, 1639. n. Hardcover. Bound in Memory of Beloved Joanna Strode, Somerset Mother of 16. 191 x 127 mm (7 1/2 x 5"). [944] pp.; 5 p.l., 95, [7] pp. SUPERB CONTEMPORARY DARK BROWN MOROCCO, ELABORATELY GILT, covers with intricate frame and central lozenge composed of many fleurons, volutes, and other small tools, silver cornerpieces and centerpiece engraved "Recor / dare / Matrem / Johanna Strode" ("To Remember Mother, Johanna Strode"), original silver clasps and catches, raised bands, spine densely gilt in compartments with fleurons radiating from concentric circles, marbled pastedowns (apparently lacking marbled free endpapers), all edges gilt. Ornate woodcut titles and headpieces for each testament, full-page royal coat of arms opposite dedication. For the Bible: STC 2342; Darlow & Moule 546. For Psalms: STC 2695. Slight rubbing to joints and extremities, occasional mild browning, isolated rust spots or small stains, other trivial imperfections, but AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE COPY, clean and fresh internally, and IN A SPARKLING BINDING. This is at once a remarkably handsome binding and a memento of a much-loved wife and mother, memorializing as it does Joanna (also Johanna or Joan) Barnard Strode of Barrington, Somerset, who died in 1649 at age 42. An heiress in her own right, she married William Strode, a wealthy clothier, in 1628, and bore him 16 children, nine of whom (six sons and three daughters) survived her. She was buried in an elaborate sepulcher which depicts her kneeling, surrounded by her living children and her armor-clad husband, whose arm is raised in a vain attempt to keep Death from striking her. The Latin epitaph describes her as "fruitful[!], faithful, loving, helpful, gentle, diligent, and meticulous" and praises her as a devoted daughter, a good wife, a kind mother, and a gracious and benevolent lady. Probably commissioned by the children for their grieving father (who never remarried), this may very well be the work of a London binder, given its quality. William Strode went on to serve in the Long Parliament, and took an active part in the English Civil War as a colonel in Cromwell&#39;s army. The extremely well-preserved state of the present volume indicates that it was treasured as a remembrance of a loved one rather than used for regular devotions. Apart from its substantial sentimental dimension, it is among the most beautiful antiquarian English bindings of its size that we have ever handled.

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        Ducatus Turonensis. Touraine. Perlustratu et descriptus ab Isaaco Franco.

      Amsterdami: Apud Guiljelmum et Johannem Blaeuw, ca 1640 - Gravure sur cuivre de 50,2 x 38,5 cm à la cuvette (dimensions de la feuille 59,5 x 51 cm). Epreuve coloriée. Trace de pliure au centre; texte en latin au dos: Ducatus Turonensis, vulgo Duché de Touraine. Belle carte ornée de jolis cartouches. Voir: Toulier, Cartes de Touraine, 4.

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        Turcicum Imperium.

      1640 - 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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        "Sveviae Nova Tabula".

      . Grenzkol. Kupferstich von Blaeu, um 1640, 37 x 48 cm.. Die grenzkolorierte Karte zeigt das Gebiet zwischen dem Rhein im Westen und dem Inn im Osten, im Süden der Bodensee sowie Zürich- und Zugersee. - Mit vier kleinen altkolorierten Kartuschen. - Breitrandig und tadellos erhalten.

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        Lexicon chaldaicum, talmudicum et rabbinicum, nunc primum in lucem editum a Johanne Buxtorfio Filio

      Basel: Sumptibus et typis Ludovici König, 1640.

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        1) Synagoga Judaica :De Judaeerum fide, ritibus, ceremoniis tam publicis et sacris, quam privatis, in domestica vivendi ratione: De novo restaurata, et innumeris accessionibus in ampliorem et augustiorem formam redacta. (1661) ; 2) De Abbreviaturis Hebraicis Liber novus & copiosus: Operis Talmudici brevis recensio, cum ejusdem librorum & capitum indice. Item Bibliotheca Rabbinica nova, ordine alphabethico disposita. Editione hac secunda. Omnia castigatoria & locupletiora. (1640). 2 volumes in one

      Johan. Jacobum Deckerum (1661) Ludovici Regis (1640) 1640 - 1661, Basileae - 12 Mo. Original full vellum with handwritten lettering on spine. 1) Synagoga Judaica: Third revised edition. (34) 779 (38) pp. Title-page in red and black lettering. Fascinating work on Jewish rituals and traditions. Latin translation of this originally in German published work. Johannes Buxtorf the Elder was a celebrated Hebraist, born in Westphalia, member of a family of Orientalists; professor of Hebrew for thirty-nine years at Basel and known by the title, "Master of the Rabbis". He was succeeded by his son, who also became a renowned professor. 2)De Abbreviaturis Hebraicis: [14], 472, [8]pp. Second edition of a Latin reference work of abbreviations in Hebrew from the Talmud. (First published in 1613). Includes at end a bibliography of Rabbinical literature. Title-page with woodcut vignette. Closed tear of 1.5' on top of front joint. Minor soiling to binding. Previous owner's signature and ex-library sticker on free front endpaper. Hinges starting. Interior in very good condition. Johannes Buxtorf the Elder was a 17th century Hebraist, who served as professor of Hebrew for thirty-nine years at Basel and known by the title "Master of the Rabbis." He was one of the most important Christian Hebraists of his day and was largely responsible for transforming Hebrew studies from an amateur hobby into an established academic discipline in the early seventeenth century. He was succeeded by his son Johannes Buxtorf the Younger, who also became a renowned professor. Third revised (1661) Second edition (1640) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Original Dutch Watercolor of Tulip

      - Attributed to Pieter Holsteyn the Younger Holland: 1640 Original watercolor painting on paper 12&#148; x 7 1/2&#148;, 21 1/2&#148; x 16 1/2&#148; framed

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        Britton [on the Laws of England]. The Second Edition. Faithfully corrected according to divers ancient Manuscripts of the same Booke. By Edm[und] Wingate [etc.]. S.T.C. 3804

      London: Printed by the assignes of John Moore Esquire [etc.], 1640. Contemporary calf, worn, the front joint cracked but holding, the spine a bit chipped and varnished, browning, a usable copy only The second edition of the first substantial medieval English legal treatise to be printed, written in the late 13th century; much superior to the first edition (printed circa 1540) supplying an omitted chapter and providing emendations in an appendix

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        Mapa Antiguo De Valencia. Valentia Regnum.

      1640 - Iluminado a mano. Size: 60 X50 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Magni Mogolis Imperium.

      1640 - 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. Papier gebräunt. Blattränder am unteren Rand ergänzt (Mitte bis Einfassungslinie).

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        Missale Romanvm, ex decreto facrofancti Concilij Tridentini reftitutum. Pii V.Pont.

      - Max.iuffu editum. Clementis VIII. auctoritate recognitum,.Praefationes cum cantv. Parisuus, sumptibus Michaelis Soly,.1640. in8. 696 +cxcij pages. Beautiful red full leather binding with gold ornaments on front, after and back. 4 ornamented nerves. Engraving on titlepage. 1 Fullpage engraving. Printed in red and black. 3 Gilt sides off the bookblock. Good condition for his age. Very rare! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Abbildung der weitberühmten Churfürstl. Residentz Statt und Vestung Dresden - Electoralis Civitas Dresda. Gesamtansicht

      Nürnberg, Paul Fürst 1640 (ca.) - Thieme/Becker XII, 563; Nagler, Künstlerlex. IV, 523; Schottenloher, Flugblatt u. Zeitung 275 ff. - Sehr seltene und frühe große Gesamtansicht von Dresden aus dem Verlag des Paul Fürst und seiner Erben; dieser bestand von 1637 bis 1704. - Oberrand der Ansicht mit Schriftband der Stadtbezeichnung, im oberen Bildteil ein zweites rollenförmiges Schriftband mit den Bezeichnungen von neun wichtigen Bauten, umgeben von zwei sächsischen Wappenschilden; darunter die lateinische Bezeichnung für Dresden. - Die Gesamtansicht aus der halben Vogelschau von Alt-Dresden mit dem Blick über die Elbe hinweg zur Neustadt mit der charakteristischen Silhouette, darunter des Schlosses, der alten Frauenkirche, des Zeughauses, der Neuen Bastei, des Elbtores. Unter der Ansicht der zweispaltige dreistrophige Textreim, der wohl aus der Feder des Nürnberger Kunstverlegers und Meistersängers Paul Fürst stammt: Dresden, die Chur Fürsten Statt, an der Elbeflut, gesetzet, Das für manche Feindsgefahr, fäst wird stehn, und unverletzet. Ist mit so viel Zierd, erfüllt, daß es manniglich ergetzet. - Kaiser, Könige, Fürsten, Herren, sahen dessen Bruckgebäu, Seinen Kunststall, mit verwundern. Komt, ihr Völcker ! Trett herbey, Sagt, ob seine Kunst-Rüst-Kammer irgend zu vergleichen sey . - Kräftiger Abdruck. Unten über den Plattenrand, seitlich über die Einfassungslinie, oben über die Beschriftung knapp beschnitten. Sonst guter Zustand. Eckabriss rechts oben perfekt ausgebessert, dabei kleinster Verlust beim Endbuchstaben n Kupferstich, mongrammiert SL

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        Notitia Iuris [Juris] Belgici.

      1640 - Useful Digest of the Law of the Spanish Netherlands van den Zype, Francois (Franciscus) [c.1578-1650]. Notitia Iuris Belgici. Editio Secunda Priori Emendatior. Antwerp: Apud Hieronymum Verdussium, 1640. [xx], 284, [xxiv] pp. Quarto (8" x 6-1/2"). Contemporary vellum with lapped edges, sprinkled calf-backed spine with morocco lettering piece, ties lacking. Some rubbing to extremities, boards lightly soiled and somewhat bowed, hinges cracked but secure. Toning to text, internally clean. Ex-library. Early shelf labels to spine and front board, hand-written owner inscription and two small later stamps to title page. An appealing copy of an uncommon title. * Second edition. Zype was a canon lawyer and church official attached to the Bishop of Antwerp. First published in 1635, this useful and important book on the civil and canon law of the Spanish Netherlands went through at least four more editions and issues into the eighteenth century. Topics include procedure and the law concerning commerce, marriage, the military and other topics. OCLC locates 5 copies of this title in North America, three in law libraries (Harvard, Boston College, Library of Congress), none of this edition. Dekkers, Bibliotheca Belgica Juridica 198 (4). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        t Begin van Hollant in Dordrecht. Mitsgaders der eerster stede beschrijvinge, regeringe, ende regeerders, als oock de gedenckwaerdighste geschiedenissen aldaer gevallen.

      Dordrecht, Jasper Gorissz., 1640. - Klein 4to. (IV)+360+(3) pp. Met titelvignet, houtsneden (w.o. gezicht op Dordrecht, familiewapens) in de tekst. Gebonden. Perkament uit de tijd. Goed ex. (Recente rugtitel in inkt; enkele watervlekjes in bovenmarge van eerste 10 pp.) * Nijhoff/Van Hattum, 28

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

      1640 - 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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        Portulaca Sativa [Purslane]; Satureia Domestica [Garden savory (summer savory)]; Thymbra legitima [Winter savory]

      Eichstatt 1640 - 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. Hand-coloured engraving. In excellent condition with the exception of some paper loss on the left margin and in the bottom left corner.

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