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        El Principe encubierto, manifestado en quatro discursos politicos, exlamados al Rey Don Phelippe IIII de Castilla ? Escrivelos Lucindo Lusitano.

      Lisbon, Domingos Lopes Rosa, a custa de Lourenço de Queiros, 1642. - 4°, modern mottled calf, slightly warped. Tissue repairs on A3-6, without loss; final 3 leaves have light brownstain. Overall very good. Bookplate and shelf tag of the Conde de Sucena. (2), 55 ll.; lacking the final blank. *** FIRST EDITION of this rare Sebastianist work, addressed to King Philip IV of Spain. Marinho de Azevedo (d. 1652), a native of Lisbon, was a staunch supporter of the Bragança family. He also wrote an important work on the loss of Hormuz (@Apologeticos discursos, Lisbon 1641) and several other works, all in Spanish.*** Innocêncio V, 304; XVIII, 189: calling for 55 ll., and citing only the copy at the Livraria de Jesus. Fonseca, @Aditamentos p. 55: without collation. Trindade, @Restauração 107: "obra muito rara." @Exposição Bibliográfica da Restauração 1103: calling for (4), 55 ll., apparently in error. Barbosa Machado III, 110. Garcia Perez p. 350. Coimbra, @Reservados 358. Palha 2999. Azevedo-Samodães 1971. Sucena 697: this copy. Porbase locates 8 copies at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal (6 of them lacking 1 or more leaves), 2 at the Universidade de Coimbra, and 1 at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa-Biblioteca João Paulo II. Copac repeats the British Library. NUC: MH, ICN. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Kst.- Karte, n. U. Emminus b. G. Blaeu, "Typvs Frisiae orientalis. Auctore Vbbone Emmio".

      - mit altem Grenzkolorit, 1642, 37,5 x 47,8 Koemann, Bl. 26 A. - Dek. Karte mit zwei Kartuschen, Segelschiffen und zwei großen ausgemalten Wappen. Unten rechts kleine Nebenkarte der Umgebung v. Emden mit Darstellung der Flut im Jahr 1277. - Tadellos, mit holl. Rückseitentext.

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        2 Gesamtansichten auf einem Blatt (Aschaffenburg 10,8 x 31.3; Steinheim 12,1 x 31,3).

      - Kupferstich v. Merian aus Danckertz, 1642, 23 x 31,3 Nicht bei Fauser. Seltener Stich aus Danckertz, dem sogen. "Holl. Merian". Tadellos erhalten.

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        Il Carnevale Italiano Mascherato ove si veggono in figura varie inveutione (!) di capritii. O. O. (Venedig) und Dr., 1642. 26 Kupfertafeln. inkl. gestochenen Titel. Mod. blaues Maroquin mit buntfarb. figürlicher Intarsie auf dem Vorderdeckel sowie dezenter Rücken – und Deckelvg. in Hmaroquin-Schuber; sign. Meistereinband von Sangorski und Sutcliffe, London.

      Venedig,, 1642. 4°, Ledereinband 24,5 x 18.5 cm (Bildgroß: 15 oder 13 x 10 cm). Sehr seltene einzige Ausgabe der berühmten Folge. – Lipperheide 3168. Colas 317 (beide 24 Tafeln). Hiler 83. Catalogue L. Potier, Paris 1870, Nr. 507: \"Suite de 26 planches grotesques, recueil rare et non cité.\" Lina Padoan, Il carnevale veneziano nelle maschere incise da Francesco Bertelli, Mailand 1986. – Nicht bei Vinet, Cicognara, Beaumont und Ruggieri. – Eine Groteske des venezianischen Barock, in der die Figuren des Karnevals und ihre Maskierung vorgestellt werden.Francesco Bertelli, tätig in Padua als Stecher und Verleger, hat für seine Karnevalsfolge das Trachtenbuch \"Diversarum nationum habitus\" (Padua 1594-96) seines Vaters Pietro zum Vorbild genommen. – Die bibliographische Forschung zur Karnevalsfolge Bertellis ist bis heute unzureichend, die verschiedenen Abzüge noch nicht klar voneinander unterschieden. Die wenigen Exemplare in öffentlichen Sammlungen differieren in der Anzahl ihrer Tafeln.Der letzte Kupferstich stellt einen Triumphzug des venezianischen Dogen, \"Pompa Sereniss. Ducis Veneti\", mit der Paduaner Verlegeradresse Francesco Bertellis (von 2 Platten, Gesamtgröße: 60,5 x 11,4 cm; mehrfach gefaltet). – Alle Tafeln fensterartig in Quartbögen eingefügt, die Ränder der Originalblätter hierbei sehr dezent und professionell mit schmalen Streifen von Japanpapier fixiert (dadurch beide Seiten voll sichtbar, ohne zu überlappen), kleine Randausbrüche dabei unmerklich hinterlegt. Die Tafeln in unterschiedlicher Blattgröße (zwischen 13-15 x 10 cm) mit schmalen, unten meist etw. breiteren Rändern, diese mit einzelnen Wurmspuren, leicht gebräunt und wenig fleckig, in den Darstellungen nur gelegentlich einzelne Wurmlöcher und gering gebräunt. – Der perfekt erhaltene Meistereinband mit Deckelillustration aus buntfarbigen Intarsien in Anlehnung an eine Harlekinfigur aus der vorliegenden Folge. Ein sehr seltenes u. schönes Exmplar! - Size: 24,5 cm x 18,5 cm, plate size: 15 or 13 cm x 10 cm, containing 26 engraved plates in total consisting of 25 plates (15 or 13 cm x 10 cm, all with text but 1) and 1 fold-out (60 cm x 13 cm, with text), depicting a Venetian procession. modern royal blue morocco binding by Sangorsky & Sutcliffe (signed on rear paste-down). a similarily bound large 4to copy was sold at Sothebys Paris (Feinsilber Collection) on 11 Oct. 2006 at € 16,800 with an equal number of plates (26) of which only 9 with text and an ordinary small copy in cloth-backed boards at Christies New York on 12 June 2009, Sale 2178 with 24 plates only, fetching $13,750. In all there are less than 7 copies around worldwide, at auction copies have come up not more than three times over the last 30 years. A very fine copy and rar copy! Versand D: 5,00 EUR Graphik, Italienische Kunst

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        The Priviledges of the Baronage of England [Bound with] A Treatise...

      1642. A Treatise of the Nobilitie of the Realme. Aspects of English Nobility Selden, John [1584-1654]. The Priviledges of the Baronage of England, When They Sit in Parliament. Collected (And of Late Revised) by John Selden of the Inner Temple Esquire Out of the Parliament Rolles, And Journalls Patent, And Close Rolls; The Crowne Rolls, The Proceedings of the English Courts at Westminster, The Register of the Arch-Bishop of Canterbury, And the Delegates Yeare-Bookes, Of the Common Law, Statutes & Other Good Authorities, And in Such Sort that Frequently the Words of the Chiefest Testimonies are Transcribed, Least the Freedome of the Readers Iudgement Might be Other Wayes Prevented by Short Collections. The Recitalls of the French Records in the 4th. Chap. Also Newly Translated into English for the Benefit of Others, As Well as the Students of the Lawes of England. London: Printed by T. Badger for Matthew Wallbanck, 1642. [viii], 167. [1] pp. First leaf blank. [Bound with] [Bird, William]. A Treatise of the Nobilitie of the Realme. Collected Out of the Body of the Common Law, With Mention of Such Statutes as are Incident Hereunto, Upon a Debate of the Barony of Aburgavenny. With a Table of the Heads Contained in this Treatise. London: Printed by A.N. for Mathew Walbanke and Richard Best, 1642. [iv], 157, [1] pp. Woodcut illustrations (genealogical tables). Octavo (5-1/2" x 3-1/2"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, later calf rebacking, lettering piece and blind fillets to spine, early hand-lettered title to fore-edge of text block. Some rubbing to extremities with wear to corners, boards slightly bowed, scuff to front board, rear pastedown loose, later armorial bookplate of the Earls of Macclesfield to front pastedown, small embossed Macclesfield stamp to head of title page and following leaf, armorial bookplate of Thomas Parker, First Earl of Macclesfield to verso of title page. Title page of Nobilitie printed within woodcut border. Some toning to text, brief annotations to endleaves, interior otherwise clean. $650. * Priviledges: first edition; Nobilitie: only edition. This volume collects two books on the nobility that were responses to specific incidents. Selden's Priviledges was commissioned by the House of Lords to define its rights during a period of mounting tension between the king and Parliament. A work that angered the.

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        The Magazine of Honour; Or, A Treatise of the Severall Degrees of the.

      1642. "Nobility of the Realme" Bird, [William]. Doddridge, Sir John [1555-1628]. The Magazine of Honour; Or, A Treatise of the Severall Degrees of the Nobility of this Kingdome, With Their Rights and Priviledges. Also of Knights, Esquires, Gentlemen, And Yeomen, And Matters Incident to Them, According to the Lawes and Customes of England. Collected by Master Bird. But, Perused and Enlarged by That Learned, And Iudicious Lawyer, Sir Iohn Doderidge Knight, One of His Majesties Iudges of the Kings Bench. London: Printed for Laurence Chapman, And William Sheares, 1642. [iv], 56, 65-114, 139-170, 105-158 pp. Text continuous despite pagination. Octavo (6-1/4" x 4"). Later three-quarter morocco over cloth, gilt title and raised bands to spine. Some rubbing to extremities, light soiling and some minor stains to boards, front hinge starting. Moderate toning, occasional light foxing, internally clean. $500. * Only edition. This book, a general handbook on peerage law with original material by Doddridge, was derived from a polemical 1642 essay regarding the legitimacy of Edward Nevill's claim to the title of Lord Bergavenny titled A Treatise of the Nobilitie of the Realme. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:203 (6). English Short-Title Catalogue R6100.

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        The Priviledges of the Baronage of England [Bound with] A Treatise...

      1642. Aspects of English Nobility Selden, John [1584-1654]. The Priviledges of the Baronage of England, When They Sit in Parliament. Collected (And of Late Revised) by John Selden of the Inner Temple Esquire Out of the Parliament Rolles, And Journalls Patent, And Close Rolls; The Crowne Rolls, The Proceedings of the English Courts at Westminster, The Register of the Arch-Bishop of Canterbury, And the Delegates Yeare-Bookes, Of the Common Law, Statutes & Other Good Authorities, And in Such Sort that Frequently the Words of the Chiefest Testimonies are Transcribed, Least the Freedome of the Readers Iudgement Might be Other Wayes Prevented by Short Collections. The Recitalls of the French Records in the 4th. Chap. Also Newly Translated into English for the Benefit of Others, As Well as the Students of the Lawes of England. London: Printed by T. Badger for Matthew Wallbanck, 1642. [viii], 167. [1] pp. First leaf blank. [Bound with] [Bird, William]. A Treatise of the Nobilitie of the Realme. Collected Out of the Body of the Common Law, With Mention of Such Statutes as are Incident Hereunto, Upon a Debate of the Barony of Aburgavenny. With a Table of the Heads Contained in this Treatise. London: Printed by A.N. for Mathew Walbanke and Richard Best, 1642. [iv], 157, [1] pp. Woodcut illustrations (genealogical tables). Octavo (5-1/2" x 3-1/2"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, later calf rebacking, lettering piece and blind fillets to spine, early hand-lettered title to fore-edge of text block. Some rubbing to extremities with wear to corners, boards slightly bowed, scuff to front board, rear pastedown loose, later armorial bookplate of the Earls of Macclesfield to front pastedown, small embossed Macclesfield stamp to head of title page and following leaf, armorial bookplate of Thomas Parker, First Earl of Macclesfield to verso of title page. Title page of Nobilitie printed within woodcut border. Some toning to text, brief annotations to endleaves, interior otherwise clean. * Priviledges: first edition; Nobilitie: only edition. This volume collects two books on the nobility that were responses to specific incidents. Selden's Priviledges was commissioned by the House of Lords to define its rights during a period of mounting tension between the king and Parliament. A work that angered the

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        Description Particuliere De La Senechauseeée De Bourdeaux - A Paris par Iean Boisseau Enlumineur du Roy pour les Cartes Geographiques sur le pont au change á la Fontaine de Iouvence Royalle':.

      - Kupferstich b. Jean Boisseau in Paris, 1642, 38 x 52,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, S. 159. - Zeigt das Gebiet zwischen Langon, Castillion-la-Bataille, Coutras / Saint-Émilion und die Mündung des Dordogne in die Garonne. - Unten links Titelkartusche mit Verlegeradresse. - Am unteren Rand Meilenzeiger und Kompass. - Sehr seltene Karte des Bordelais Weinbaugebietes zwischen dem Dordogne und der Gironne. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Livonia, Vulgo Lyefland.':.

      - kolorierter Kupferstich b. Blaeu in Amsterdam, 1642, 38,5 x 50 van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. II, 1710:2; 213A - (deutsche Ausgabe). - Zeigt Estland, Lettland, einen Teil von Litauen, Livland u. Kurland, die östliche Ostsee mit dem Rigaer Meerbusen, den Finnischen Meerbusen u. die vorgelagerten Inseln. - Unten links Titelkartusche; darunter Kartusche mit 2 Meilenzeigern. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Geneve - Genf.

      1642, 1642 - 23x34 cm. (30.4x38), eau-forte originale avec devise ?Post Tenebras Lux? et légende gravée en bas, belles marges, (tirée de la Topographia Helvetiae, Rhaetiae et Valesiae de Martin Zeiller, Francfort 1642). Bel impression. Peintre, graveur et éditeur, Merian , (Basel 1593 - 1650 Schwalbach) est une personnalité marquante de l?art topographique de son époque. Son Theatrum Europeum, la Merian Bible et surtout la Cosmographia de Martin Zeiller, importante encyclopédie hist. et géogr. du Saint-Empire, dont le premier tome est consacré à la Suisse.Kupferstich auf Bütten, in der Darstellung oben gest. Tit. darüber mittig Wappenschild mit Spruchband: post tenebras lux. Im unt. Plr. gest. Legende. Breitrandig.Aus der Topographia Helvetiae, Frankfurt, 1642. Topographisch genaue Ansicht der Stadtanlage und der näheren Umgebung aus erhöhter Position, angereichert mit Figuren und Booten. Mittelfalz. Äusserer Rand leicht angestaubt, sonst sehr schöner, kräftiger Abdruck in gutem Zustand.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Insvlae Americanae In Oceano Septentrionali, cum Terris adiacentibus. - . Tabulam hanc inscribit Guiljelmus Blaeu.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Blaeu in Amsterdam, 1642, 38 x 52 Burden, The Mapping of North America, S. 305 f., Nr. 193 u. Abb. S. 305, plate 242. - Zeigt Mittelamerika mit der Karibik. - Oben links Titelkartusche von Putten gehalten. - Unten links Wappenkartusche mit Dedikation u. Verlegeradresse von Blaeu; unten rechts Meilenzeigerkartusche. - In der Karte 3 Kompaßrosen u. zahlreiche Segelschiffe. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Mémoires sur les actions les plus éclatantes et sur les droits les plus prestigieux des Comtes et Ducs, Chefs de la Royale Maison de Savoie (Manuscrit)

      Trois volumes in - folio sur cinq, comprenant au Tome I : de Berold de Saxe, premier Comte de Savoie à Amédée Septième. 214 pages avec une préface de l'auteur. Tome IV : Charles Emmanuel Premier. 190 pages. Tomes V : de Victor Amédé Premier à Charles Emmanuel Second. 139 pages. Histoire finissant en 1642 et se terminant par « Fin des mémoires de Savoie composées par le C.R. ». Cet ensemble est une copie tout début XVIIIè du manuscrit jamais publié du Chanoine Rambert de la Sainte Chapelle de Chambéry, mort en 1728. On fait référence à cet ouvrage dans « Manno » biblio tome 1, « Foras » Tome 5, pages 57 à 60, « Grillet » Tome 2, page 143, « S.S.H.A » Tome 28, pages XXXIII à XXXVII. Deux exemplaires complets existent à la bibliothèque Royale de Turin, et un exemplaire chambérien est passé dans les mains de Mr Mugnier qui le considère, quoique criticable, d'une agréable écriture. En effet on y trouve Berold de Saxe, totalement inventé afin de créer une filiation honorable à la famille de Savoie, mais aussi de multiples anecdotes forts curieuses, jamais justifiées dans leur provenance. Le Chanoine Rambert fut Evèque d'Aoste en 1727 juste avant sa mort lors de son voyage à Chambéry en 1728. Il fait partie de la famille chargé de la Baronnie de Chatillon et des Seigneurs de Chautagne. Les 3 volumes manuscrits sont reliés dans un carton d'époque avec dos devenu muet avec les marges frottés. Le tome IV a des traces d'humidité et le tome V une trace de vers. Aucun manque de texte, bien lisible d'une belle écriture large. Document exceptionnellement rare malgré le manque des tomes II et III.

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

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Blaeu in Amsterdam, 1642, 38 x 50 van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. II, S. 597, 8800:2 (niederländische Ausgabe); Norwich-Stone, Maps of Africa, S. 174, map 154 u. farb. Abb. E. - Zeigt Südafrika mit Madagaskar. - Unten rechts Titelkartusche mit Kartentitel; darunter Kartusche mit Meilenzeiger. - Dekorative Karte der Region illustriert mit mehreren Segelschiffen und Tieren der Region. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Memorie di Matilda la gran Contessa, propugnacolo della Chiesa, con le particolari notizie della sua vita e con l' antica serie degli antenati, da F.M.F. restituita all' origine della Patria Lucchese.

      Pellegrino, Bidelli 1642 Fiorentini, Francesco Maria. Lucca, Pellegrino Bidelli, 1642. Memorie di Matilda la gran Contessa, propugnacolo della Chiesa, con le particolari notizie della sua vita e con l' antica serie degli antenati, da F.M.F. restituita all' origine della Patria Lucchese. In - 4°, cartone coevo. (8), 355, (1), 170, (17) pp. Testo inquadrato con postille. Manca l' antiporta. Minuscoli forellini di tarlo alle prime e ultime pagine peraltro bell' esemplare di quest' opera rara. Manzoni, Bibl. stor. municipale, I, p. 355. Lozzi, 2390. Bibl. Platneriana. p. 85. E' possibile effettuare un piccolo sconto. Neg. Mob. 4

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        Monstrorum Historia cum paralipomenis historiae omnium animalium....

      Bologna, Typis N. Tebaldini, 1642. 2 parts bound in one. Folio (348 x 240mm). pp. (6), 747, (28); pp. 159, (1), (6). With engraved title and 477 woodcuts, many full-page. Later full calf, spine with red gilt lettered label. First edition. An encyclopaedic study of monsters and monstrosities, the first treatise on teratology (although published more than 70 years after it was written) and the greatest illustrated work on the subject of the seventeenth century. The 'monsters' illustrated and described include human, animal, and botanical deformities, as well as celestial prodigies (comets, aurorae, etc.). There is a section on fetal development and deformity and a series of inter-uterine illustrations of difficult presentations. There is also a section on monsters of mythology and antiquity, including a series of illustrations of Egyptian objects depicting various animal-headed deities. The second part contains an appendix, the Paralipomena, by Bartolomei Ambrosini, Aldrovandi's successor as director of the Bologna botanic gardens.//The present work is the final volume of Aldrovandi's complete Opera, published in 13 volumes. A massive encyclopaedia of the natural world based upon the specimens and drawings of natural history objects in Aldrovandi's museum in Bologna, the first true natural history museum. This is the largest assembly of natural history illustrations to be published before the eighteenth century. Many of the illustrations were the work of the outstanding artist Jacopo Ligozzi, and the originals are still to be found in Bologna, and have recently been made available online./Aldrovandi (1522-1605), the great Bolognan naturalist, was inspired to study natural history by meeting Guillaume Rondelet in Rome, where Aldrovandi was obliged to go to defend himself against charges of heresy. 'Rondelet was then gathering material for his work on fishes. Aldrovandi, who accompanied the French physician to fish markets in order to study the various species, finally decided to study natural history, and began collecting specimens for his own museum. He was the creator and first director of the botanic gardens of the University of Bologna, in which was placed his library and natural history museum, one of the earliest of its kind. He is credited with having 'formed one of the first herbaria as we know them today. His was an outstanding zoological and botanical intelligence, and it was unfortunate that he died before much of his work was published' (Hunt catalogue). Some occasional very light dampstaining at the lower right corner.//Nissen ZBI, 74.

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        Brazil, anno 1642, map, Blaeu Johannes

      Blaeu W.+J.,Atlases,Maps,Townboo - Brazil, anno 1642, map, Blaeu Johannes Mounted behind passepartout, size: 51x61 + 40x50 cm. latin text on verso. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Regiones Svb Polo Arctico. Auctore Guiljelmo Blaeu.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Willem Jansz. Blaeu b. Blaeu in Amsterdam, 1642, 41,5 x 53 Burden, The Mapping of North America, S.321 f., Nr. 252, State 1 (ohne Dedikation an G. Backer de Corneliis) u. Abb. Plate 252; van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. II, 2:13A. - Zeigt den Nordpol (Arktis), das Nordpolarmeer u. das Nordpolargebiet mit Grönland, das nördliche Kanada, Island, Spitzbergen, das nördliche Skandinavien, Novaya-Zemlya (Nowaja Semlja) u. Sibirien. - Oben mittig dekorative Kartusche mit Kartentitel u. Autorenangabe; unten rechts Kartusche mit Meilenzeigern. - Iin der Karte mehrere Schiffe u. Kompaßrosen. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und Lande; oder Sammlung aller Reisebeschreibungen, welche bis itzo in verschiedenen Sprachen von allen Völkern herausgegeben worden, und einen vollständigen Begriff von der neuern Erdbeschreibung und Geschichte machen; Worinnen der wirkliche Zustand aller Nationen vorgestellet, und das Merkwürdigste, Nützlichste und Wahrhaftigste in Europa, Asia, Africa und America, in Ansehung ihrer verschiedenen Reiche und Länder; deren Lage, Größe, Gränzen, Eintheilungen, Himmelsgegenden, Erdreichs, Früchte, Thiere, Flüsse, Seen, Gebirge, großen und kleinen Städte, Häfen, Gebäude, u.s.w. wie auch der Sitten und Gebräuche der Einwohner, ihrer Religion, Regierungsart, Künste und Wissenschaften, Handlung und Manufac

      - - Enthält Reisebeschreibungen Afrikas (XII. u. XIII. Buch) sowie Chinas (XIV. Buch, dazu mehr als die Hälfte der Kupfertafeln sowie die drei "aus dem Neuhoff") - Kupfertafeln: Don Alvares, König von Kongo, giebt den Holländern Audienz, im Jahre 1642 / Namaquas Hottentotten / Männer und Weiber der Hottentotten / Doerfer und Hütten der Hottentollen / Tanz und Musik der Hottentotten / Verheirathungs Ceremonie der Hottentotten; aus Kolben / Art zu dreschen bey den Hottentotten / Bakka, eine Pflanze, die von den Indianern Bangua genennt wird / Ein Schaf und andere Thiere am Vorgebirge der Guten Hoffnung / Kriechende Thiere und Gevoegel / Fische und Meerwunder / Aussicht von Quang-Cheu-Fu oder Canton / Gebirge und Enger Pass Sang Wan Hab / Tempel Kon Jan Siam / Die Stadt Nang Hyong Fu aus dem Neuhof / Hu Kcu Hyen aus dem Neuhof / Die Stadt Chau Cheu Fu / Aussicht von einer Strasse in Nanking / Tempel von Paulinchi / Porcellan Thurm zu Nanking / Aussicht von Nanking / Ausgebrochene Felsen / Die Stadt Tong Cheu. Wallfahrt um ein fruchtbares Jahr zu erhalten / Aussicht von Peking / Kaiserlicher Audienz Saal / Fu Cheu Fu oder Hoksyeu, Hauptstadt von Fo Kyen / Triumphbogen zu Kanton / Grundriss von der Ringmauer der Stadt Nanking oder Kyang-Ning-Fou, Haupt-Stadt der Provinz Kyang-nan / Grundriss von der Stadt Su-Tcheou-Fou. Diese Stadt hat ungefaehr drey Meilen im Umfange / Der Gesandte wird zur Audienz geführt / Vu Sihyen / Hu Chew Fu Hou-Tcheou-Fou / Schwebende Brücke aus Kirchern / Grundrisse von einigen Staedten der Provinz Hou-Quang / Chinesisches Leichenbegaengniss aus dem du Halde / Aussicht von der Grossen Maur auf der Seite, wo der Gesandte in China kam / Gastmahl in dem Audienzsaale / Aufzug einer Neuvermaehlten, die sich zu ihrem Manne begiebt / Audienz zu Congo / Wasserschloss Kulu / Fliegender Fisch / Das Dorf Lantang bey Macao / Todt des letzten Chinesischen Kaisers von dem Stamme Ming im J. 1644 / Gewicht in Gramm: 1480 Arkstee und Merkus, Leipzig, 1749. 4 Bll. Titel, Inhalt, Kupferverz., 576 S., 3 Kupfer "aus dem Neuhoff", 13 Bll. Geogr. Verz. u. Reg., original Halbleder-Einband mit Rückentitel und 5 Schmuckbünden, Quart (im ersten Viertel Wasserschaden am rechten Rand / Karte S. 229 ist 9 cm eingerissen / Karte S. 111 ist 3 cm eingerissen, jeweils ohne Text- und Bildverlust / Besitzvermerke auf Titel)

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        Nova Italiae Delineatio

      Amsterdam Blaeu Joan and Cornelis 1642 - Italy. "Nova Italiae Delineatio". Orig. copper-engraving, W. J. Blaeu. Published by J. and C. Blaeu in Amsterdam, 1642. Orig. old colouring. With figure title-cartouche, ornamental cartouche with the scale of map ("Miliaria Italica . Germanica communia"), 5 ships and a sea-creature. 38:50,5 cm (15 x 20 inch.).

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        Monstrorum Historia cum paralipomenis historiae omnium animalium.

      - Bologna, Typis N. Tebaldini, 1642. 2 parts bound in one. Folio (348 x 240mm). pp. (6), 747, (28); pp. 159, (1), (6). With engraved title and 477 woodcuts, many full-page. Later full calf, spine with red gilt lettered label. First edition. An encyclopaedic study of monsters and monstrosities, the first treatise on teratology (although published more than 70 years after it was written) and the greatest illustrated work on the subject of the seventeenth century. The 'monsters' illustrated and described include human, animal, and botanical deformities, as well as celestial prodigies (comets, aurorae, etc.). There is a section on fetal development and deformity and a series of inter-uterine illustrations of difficult presentations. There is also a section on monsters of mythology and antiquity, including a series of illustrations of Egyptian objects depicting various animal-headed deities. The second part contains an appendix, the Paralipomena, by Bartolomei Ambrosini, Aldrovandi's successor as director of the Bologna botanic gardens.The present work is the final volume of Aldrovandi's complete Opera, published in 13 volumes. A massive encyclopaedia of the natural world based upon the specimens and drawings of natural history objects in Aldrovandi’s museum in Bologna, the first true natural history museum. This is the largest assembly of natural history illustrations to be published before the eighteenth century. Many of the illustrations were the work of the outstanding artist Jacopo Ligozzi, and the originals are still to be found in Bologna, and have recently been made available online.Aldrovandi (1522-1605), the great Bolognan naturalist, was inspired to study natural history by meeting Guillaume Rondelet in Rome, where Aldrovandi was obliged to go to defend himself against charges of heresy. 'Rondelet was then gathering material for his work on fishes. Aldrovandi, who accompanied the French physician to fish markets in order to study the various species, finally decided to study natural history, and began collecting specimens for his own museum. He was the creator and first director of the botanic gardens of the University of Bologna, in which was placed his library and natural history museum, one of the earliest of its kind. He is credited with having ‘formed one of the first herbaria as we know them today. His was an outstanding zoological and botanical intelligence, and it was unfortunate that he died before much of his work was published' (Hunt catalogue). Some occasional very light dampstaining at the lower right corner.Nissen ZBI, 74. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cassandre

      New complete edition of the novel having appeared from 1642 to 1645; illustrated with 5 headpieces for five games in 10 volumes.Binding in full mottled brown sheepskin. Back with nerves decorated. As part beige morocco and volume number of brown sheepskin. Chez Antoine de Sommaville & Augustin Courbe & Toussaint Quinet A Paris 1748 In-12 (9,5x16cm) (16) 426pp. et (2) 470pp. (2) et (16) 636pp. et 679pp. (1) et (14) 554pp. (5) et 574pp. (1) et (16) 645pp. et (6) 648pp. 14 (2bc.) 632pp. (2) 4 (2bc.) 633-1213p. reliés

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        Inleydinge tot de Hollantsche genees-middelen ofte kort bericht dat elck landt genoegh heeft tot onderhoudt van het leven, ende de gesontheyt der inwoonders. Dordrecht, Jasper Gorissz, 1642. Gebonden met: Dezelfde, Van de blauw-schuyt, de eygene ende gemeene sieckte van Hollandt, Zeelandt, Vrieslandt, etc., met de eygene ende gemeene kruyden aldaer wassende te genesen. Dordrecht, H. van Esch, 1642.

      "Gebonden in geheel perkament uit de tijd, (10)+76+(2)+(6)+44+(4) apg. Het eerste werk geillustreerdmet een fraai frontispice, het tweede werk met twee identieke gravures in de tekst (een landschap met kruiden en Dordrecht aan de horizon). Exlibris A. v. O[s] (de Haarlemse drogist van Van der Pigge). Het eerste werk is opgedragen van Johan Oem van Wijngaerden, door Van Beverwyck 'vader' genoemd; het tweede werk aan Johan Veltdriel, 'broeder' genoemd.".

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        Opera Cum optimis exemplaribus accurate collata

      Leyde: Ex Officina Elzeviriana (Elzevir), 1642. Fine. Ex Officina Elzeviriana (Elzevir), Leyde 1642, petit in-12 (7,5x12,5cm), 10 volumes reliés. - Very pretty and very sought after edition, decorated with a title and a frontispiece portrait of the author engraved intaglio. The copy contains the Consolatio well treated in Volume IX (pp. 229-301) (cf. Brunet, IX, col. 2). Subsequent full blue morocco bindings. spine Jansenists six nerves just underlined two cold nets. Golden roll on turns and headdresses. Golden lace coaching contreplats. All edges gilt. Small scratch to Volume III Beautiful copy, with good margins (H: 123 mm). - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Édition très jolie et fort recherchée, ornée d'un titre-frontispice et d'un portrait de l'auteur, gravés en taille-douce. L'exemplaire contient bien le traité Consolatio dans le tome IX (pp. 229-301) (cf. Brunet, IX, col. 2). Reliures postérieures (vers 1860) en plein maroquin bleu. Dos jansénistes à six nerfs simplement soulignés de deux filets à froid. Roulette dorée sur les coupes et les coiffes. Dentelle dorée en encadrement des contreplats. Toutes tranches dorées. Petite éraflure au tome III Bel exemplaire, à bonnes marges (H : 123 mm). 

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        Trabajos de Jesus que compuso el Venerable Padre Fray Tomé de Jesús, de la Orden de los Eremitas de San Agustin de la Provincia de Portugal, estando cautivo en Berberia. Traduzidos de la lengua portuguesa por Christoval Ferreyra y Sampayo

      Madrid, en la Imprenta de Francisco Martinez, a costa de Juan Antonio Bonet, Mercader de Libros, 1642. 4to.; 742 pp., 1 hoja de tabla. Ejemplar falto de portada, hojas de preliminares, y de las primeras cuarenta páginas de texto. Groseros refuerzos laterales de la página 41 a la 55, con pérdida de texto en la pp. 41/42. Encuadernación conventual del siglo XIX en media tela.

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        Annales canonicorum secularium S.

      Schiratti 1642 le prime 8 pagine con tracce di sporco, comunque splendido esemplare in carta grande ( salvo tre quaderni in barbe ma più stretti perchè in carta normale ; le prime tre carte sono state per questo abilmente reintegrate nei margini in epoca antica. Esemplare mancante dell'antiporta ma arricchito di una bella e grande veduta seicentesca dell'isola di San Giorgioin Alba, assente in tuti gli altri esemplari. Cicogna n. 38 : opera pregevolissima la collazione presente in ICCU si riferisce ad una tiratura diversa che prevede 10 carte finali anzichè 8 come questa copia ( a cui non manca sicuramente nulla). Opera stampata a Udine assai importante e rara

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        Breves arabicae lingua institutiones.

      Rome, Propaganda Fide, Joseph David Luna, 1642.. Folio. [12], 349, [1], [2 blank] pp. With the Propaganda Fide's woodcut rectangular Jesus and Apostles device on the title-page, their round Jesus and Apostles device above the colophon, 1 woodcut tailpiece, 2 woodcut decorated initials (2 series), and numerous decorations built up from cast arabesque fleurons. Set in roman, italic and Arabic type with incidental Hebrew. Contemporary sheepskin parchment, sewn on 5 cords (3 secured to the boards, 2 cut flush with the bookblock), headbands worked in pink and white, edges sprinkled pink and blue, manuscript spine title in 2nd of 6 compartments.. First and only edition of Guadagnoli's Latin grammar of the Arabic language, in a luxurious folio format. In 1632 the Propaganda Fide had begun work on an Arabic Bible that was not to be completed until 1671. Guadagnoli (1596-1656) was one of the correctors for the Bible and in the present grammar, set in the same type, he notes that they have taken special care with their Arabic setting and with the metre to suit them to the desires of native Arabic speakers, though the fact that the text was in Latin and the fact that it must have been an expensive book would have limited the audience: it is not the sort of book that missionaries would give away to common people. Erpenius's 1613 grammar, revised and reprinted several times, was aimed primarily at European scholars. The main text opens with a table of the letters, showing (from left to right!) the stand-alone, initial, medial and final forms, along with the name of each letter and its pronunciation. This gives an overview of the new Arabic Bible type. The texts used as examples include the first printing of two poems taken from manuscripts in the oriental library collected by Pietro della Valle (1586-1652) in Rome: the "Carmen Chazregiacum" and the "Carmen de invocationibus'. The Arabic type may have been cut by the Propaganda Fide's in-house punchcutters for their Arabic folio Bible, whose Pentateuch was printed from 1632 to 1635 but distributed only in proof copies until the complete Bible was published in 1671. Occasional lines appear in their other books from 1636, but the present book uses it for the main Arabic text. It was to become the staple of their Arabic printing. The book also gives a nice synopsis of the Propaganda Fide's large Hebrew type (6 mm mem-height). - With early manuscript shelf-marks in ink at the foot (R III 20) and on the back (R III 8) of the title-page. Most of the sheets have browned patches or browned spots, but otherwise in very good condition and with generous margins. Binding very good, with only minor wear and a couple small abrasions. An important Arabic grammar intended for native speakers. - Amaduzzi, p. 11; Schnurrer 72; Smitskamp, Philiologia orientalis 220.

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        Relacion de las causas que obligan a la Casa, Lisbon 1642

      Pellicer Jose, de Osau Salas y T - Relacion de las causas que obligan a la Casa, Lisbon 1642 PELLICER DE OSSAU (SALAS) Y TOVAR, José]. Relacion de las causas que obligan a la Casa de Austria, a pedir pazes al Christianissimo Rey de Francia, y sus Confederados, en la Ciudad de Munster, nel año de 1642. Published by [Colophon] Lisbon, Na Officina de Lourenço de Anveres a custa de Paulos Craesbeeck, 1642. Bibliographic Details Title: Relacion de las causas que obligan a la Casa. Publisher: [Colophon] Lisbon, Na Officina de Lourenço de Anveres a custa de Paulos Craesbeeck, 1642. Binding: Hardcover Description: Caption title. 12 pp. 4°, - First and only Portuguese Edition of this rare tract from the period of Restoration (Restauração) of Portuguese independence. It was published in Madrid earlier the same year. Reverses on the part of the Spanish and Austrian Hapsburgs in the Thirty Years' War greatly influenced the Portuguese cause.Pellicer de Osau Salas y Tovar (1602-79) studied the humanities at Salamanca and Madrid, philosophy at Alcalá and canon and civil law at Salamanca. In 1642 he was appointed Chronicler of Castile and León, and in 1640 Chronicler of Aragon. Little brownish, some small restorations. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Respuesta al Manifiesto del Reyno de Portugal.

      Antwerp, Officina Plantiniana de Balthasar Moreto, 1642. - Large woodcut publisher's device on title. Elegant woodcut initials, some rather large. Portions of text in CivilitÈ type. (8 ll.), 198 pp., (1 l.), 1 folding letterpress genealogical chart. 4? (23.5 x 18 cm.), contemporary vellum (wormed, front inner hinge split), short author-title written vertically in dark ink manuscript on spine. Light browning; some light foxing and small stains. Worming, mostly in the upper blank margins, touching an occasional letter of the headline. Tear in T1 (9 cm.), without loss. Overall in near-good condition. Early ink signature (scored) on title page. Early ink manuscript note on front pastedown endleaf. Old ink manuscript (shelfmark?) "S.g.22" on rear pastedown endleaf. ---- FIRST EDITION of this work arguing that Philip II of Spain (son of the Emperor Charles V and his wife the Infanta Isabel of Portugal) and his heirs are the legitimate kings of Portugal: "ReÁucitan oy amotinados Portugueses un cadauer, que nunca viviÛ; un derecho, que nunca fuÈ; una causa, que nunca pudo subistir" (f. **1v). Pages 9-36 are the first Spanish translation of a work by Portuguese patriot Antonio Pais Viegas, @Manifesto do Reino de Portugal, 1641, which had been widely circulated. Most of the remainder of this volume (pp. 37-156) is Caramuel Lobkowitz's response to Pais Viegas. He includes 30 pages of genealogical arguments, among which are a discussion of the marriage (or not) of the unfortunate D. Ines de Castro (d. 1355) and D. Pedro I of Portugal (pp. 85-107). The final section (pp. 158-198) is Caramuel Lobkowitz's reply to 9 other works that supported D. Jo?o's claims. Another edition of the @Respuesta was published at Santangel de la Fratta, 1665. A Latin translation by Leandro van der Bandt appeared in Louvain, 1642: @Joannes Bargantinus Lusitaniae illegitimus rex demonstratus.The @Respuesta is a rare and previously unrecorded use of CivilitÈ type, not listed in the appendix to Carter & Vervliet, @CivilitÈ Types.The work is dedicated to the first Conde de Assumar, Francisco de Melo, who was granted the title by Philip III in 1630. When the Conde remained loyal to the Habsburgs after D. Jo?o IV ascended the Portuguese throne in 1640, his title was revoked by the Portuguese monarch, but continued to be recognized in Spain.Juan Caramuel Lobkowitz (Madrid, 1606-Vigevano, Lombardy, 1682) had a brilliant career as a clergyman and was the author of over 200 works. After studying mathematics and Asian languages (especially Chinese), he entered the Cistercian order at La Espina (Palencia). While attached to the monastery of Dunes in Flanders, his sermons attracted the attention of the Infante Ferdinand, governor of the Low Countries. In 1638, the University of Louvain bestowed an honorary Doctor of Theology degree upon him. Caramuel Lobkowitz notes in the dedication (f. *2v) that he had penned @Philippus Prudens Caroli V. Imp. filius Lusitaniae Algarbiae, Indiae, Brasiliae legitimus rex demonstratus, Antwerp, 1639, to defend the Habsburg right to the throne. That work provoked Antonio Pais Viegas to publish the @Manifesto do Reino de Portugal, which in turn provoked the present work. Judging from the @aprobaciÛn on f. **4v, when this work appeared, its author was titular abbot of Melrose (in Scotland).Caramuel Lobkowitz subsequently served as envoy from the king of Spain to the court of Emperor Ferdinand III, abbot-superior of the Benedictines in Vienna, grand-vicar to the archbishop of Prague, bishop of Konigratz, archbishop of Otranto, and bishop of Vigevano. His published works range from grammar, poetry, and canon law to mathematics (he focused on combinatorics and probability), logic, astronomy, and asceticism. Alphonsus Liguori (later sanctified) condemned Caramuel Lobkowitz as "Prince of the Laxists."---- Palau 43539. Peeters-Fontainas 185. Almirante 115. @Bulletin du bibliophile belge III, p. 48. Goldsmith C163. Visconde da Trindade, @RestauraÁ?o 111: noting that it is rare to find copies with the genealogi [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hunting dogs.]

      (1642) 1642 - In-4 oblong. Collation : 7 plates. Basane brune. (Reliure moderne.). _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Serie of 7 engraved plates (on 8). The National Gallery of Art , Washington has only seven of the etchings. (Reproduced on line). Jan Fyt (Anvers, 1611-1661) was one of the greatest animal painters of the Baroque period. He excelled in the rendering of animal life in its most varied forms. He made only sixteen etchings "of which those representing dogs are particularly accomplished". - Engraved title page: pedestal and a pair of dogs, with a dedication to Carlo Guasco, dated 1667, but the last figure was added with a pen. Some others plates bears the date of 1642. - Two beagles, one sleeping. - Two dogs copulating -Two mastiffs beside a fountain - Two greyhounds, leashed, one lying -Two greyhounds, leashed and facing each other - Landscape with greyhound and rifle. An other plate was issued, but complete set are very rare. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Série de 7 planches gravées (sur les 8 publiées).

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        A Profitable Booke of Mr. Iohn Perkins, Sometimes fellow of the Inner Temple. Treating of the Laws of England. And now translated out of French into English for the benefit of young Students and others [etc.]. Wing P1543

      Printed by R.B. for M. Wallbanke . . . within Grayes-Inne-gate, London 1642 - ?Contemporary elaborately blind panelled calf, gilt, rebacked, the title frayed (just touching the "e" in "Booke"), quite browned, else a sound copy First edition in English of one of the classics of English land law, one which Holdsworth paired with Littleton's Tenures and which Coke termed "wittily and learnedly composed", first appearing in Latin in 1528, with many later editions in Law French [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poland.] Respublica sive status regni Poloniæ, Lithuaniæ, Prussiæ, Livoniæ, etc. diversorum autorum.

      - Leyden, Elzeviriana, 1642. 16:o. Engr. title,+ (2),+ 417,+ (12) pp. Some spotting a mnor damp stain in outer margin. Contemporary full vellum, red edges. Owner?s signature of J. Stake on title. Willems 546. Berghman 1888. The third and last edition of the description of Poland in the republic serie from the Elzevires. The two earlier editions were published in 1627.

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        The acts and monuments of the church before Christ incarnate

      London: Miles Flesher & Robert Young Folio (27.7 cm, 10.9"). [4], 307, [1 (blank)], 313–552 pp.. 1642 First edition: Doctrinal discussion by Richard Montagu (or Mountague), Bishop of Norwich. A controversial theologian, Montagu sought to moderate between the extremes of Catholicism and Calvinism, with his stated goal being to support the Anglican Church by standing "in the gapp against Puritanisme and Popery" (Correspondence of John Cosin, 1.21). Allibone, however, joins many of the bishop's contemporaries in feeling that "There is no doubt as to the place where Bishop Montagu desired to go and to carry with him the king and the Church of England, — to the bosom of the Church of Rome." In the present work Montagu examines Jewish doctrine and practices before the birth of Jesus, and their implications for Christianity; in doing so he argues strongly against Casaubon, Scaliger, and other Protestant scholars, while defending the Catholic Baronius and his Annales Ecclesiastici. The dedication, written in Latin and Greek, is addressed to Jesus Christ. Contemporary mottled calf, shellacked, covers framed and panelled in blind double fillets with blind-tooled corner fleurons, simply rebacked (without labels) with complementary mottled calf; board edges with gilt roll. Original leather rubbed, shellac showing small cracks, edge gilt mostly lost; title-page with small early inked addition to author's name and with inked numeral in lower margin. One early inked marginal annotation, one early inked doodle in lower margin. First and last few leaves with margins browned; light age-toning throughout; occasional foxing and spots of staining. Pagination interrupted, but collation matches ESTC.

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        Repubblica di Lesbo overo della ragione di Stato in un dominio aristocratico. Libri dieci al molt'illustre Sig. e Padrone osservandiss. il sig. Bernardo Morandi

      Ferroni, Bologna 1642 - In 16o, pp. (48) + 478 + (49) di indice + (1). Firma all'occhietto. Legatura in p. pg. coeva. Seconda edizione rarissima (ed. orig., Bologna, Tebaldini, 1640), di quest'opera di dottrina politica di Padre Vincenzo Sgualdi, benedettino originario di Piacenza,Âche, parlando di una repubblica immaginaria come Campanella nella Citta' del sole o Zuccoli nella Repubblica d'Evandria, ma allo stesso tempo recuperando l'interpretazione aristocratica della lezione dell'Utopia di Moro,Âsosteneva la necessita' di temperare la ragion di stato con l'insegnamento delle scritture per renderla davvero utile all'umanita'. Contro la politica atea ed empia dei tiranni, l'A. esortava a riscoprire la politica bene ordinata che insegna al buon principe come proteggere ed educare i suoi sudditi. L'opera e' dedicata al principe di Venezia e alla citta' fa riferimento Sgualdi quando scrive che, per popolare Venezia, i primi fondatori scelsero tutte persone 'nobili et ingenue' al fine di non perdere l'omogeneita' degli abitanti. ITA

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        Vallemaggia (1642). - Atto di ringraziamento della comunita vallerana, indirizzato al balivo Hans Jakob Oschwald di Sciaffusa alla fine del suo mandato.

      Cevio, 23 giugno 1642,. 66 x 69 cm, manoscritto su pergamena in lingua latina, 45 righe, maiuscola in inchiostro nero e rosso (incipit in arancione e rosso), margini ornati con motivo floreale popolare. La pergamena a causa dell'umidita si e scurita, un foro a livello delle prime righe di testo comporta la perdita di 3 lettere.. Noi, console et consiglieri di tutta la comunita (universa communitas) della Vallemaggia (Vallis Madiae), esprimiamo a tutti grande e indubitata fedelta. Su ordine e mandato dei nostri illustrissimi signori della celebre repubblica di Sciaffusa, a nome di tutta la serenissima e inviolabile Lega Elvetica dei dodici cantoni, sono presto due anni che il nobile signore Hans Jakob Oschwald e arrivato come nostro pretore e governatore. E' ora giunto al termine del suo felice governo, durante il quale ha amministrato con giustizia e fedelta in tutte le sue azioni e i suoi giudizi, con un riguardo particolare per la giustizia nei luoghi di culto e per i suoi ministri, per i poveri, le vedove e gli orfani, prendendosi cura di loro con caritevole attenzione e senza discriminazioni. Fu assiduo nel costruire e riparare i ponti e le strade pubbliche; in ogni momento presto un orecchio attento alle persone oppresse, giudicando in tutti i casi, minori e importanti, senza parzialita e paura, ma informandosi bene delle cause del litigio [...] Fu dunque chiamato da tutti 'Padre della Patria' (Pater Patriae). Domandiamo ai nostri illustrissimi signori di avere il suddetto pretore in buona raccomandazione e di retribuirlo di una generosa ricompensa [...].Hans Jakob Oschwald di Sciaffusa (1606-1676). Figlio di Bartholomey, giudice del tribunale criminale, e di Anna Peyer von der Engelburg. Nel 1623 fu immatricolato a Ginevra e Bourges. Balivo della Vallemaggia (1640-1642), giudice (1642) e giudice del tribunale criminale (1667), fece parte del Grande (1670) e del Piccolo (1672-75) Consiglio di Sciaffusa e fu a capo della corporazione dei commercianti (1672).Rara e preziosa testimonianza scritta del periodo dei Landfogti che non si limito ad essere tempo di abusi e soprusi, ma fu anche proficua collaborazione tra indigeni e signori svizzeri.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        The acts and monuments of the church before Christ incarnate

      London: Miles Flesher & Robert Young Folio (27.7 cm, 10.9"). [4], 307, [1 (blank)], 313?-552 pp.. 1642 First edition: Doctrinal discussion by Richard Montagu (or Mountague), Bishop of Norwich. A controversial theologian, Montagu sought to moderate between the extremes of Catholicism and Calvinism, with his stated goal being to support the Anglican Church by standing "in the gapp against Puritanisme and Popery" (Correspondence of John Cosin, 1.21). Allibone, however, joins many of the bishop's contemporaries in feeling that "There is no doubt as to the place where Bishop Montagu desired to go and to carry with him the king and the Church of England, — to the bosom of the Church of Rome." In the present work Montagu examines Jewish doctrine and practices before the birth of Jesus, and their implications for Christianity; in doing so he argues strongly against Casaubon, Scaliger, and other Protestant scholars, while defending the Catholic Baronius and his Annales Ecclesiastici. The dedication, written in Latin and Greek, is addressed to Jesus Christ. Contemporary mottled calf, shellacked, covers framed and panelled in blind double fillets with blind-tooled corner fleurons, simply rebacked (without labels) with complementary mottled calf; board edges with gilt roll. Original leather rubbed, shellac showing small cracks, edge gilt mostly lost; title-page with small early inked addition to author's name and with inked numeral in lower margin. One early inked marginal annotation, one early inked doodle in lower margin. First and last few leaves with margins browned; light age-toning throughout; occasional foxing and spots of staining. Pagination interrupted, but collation matches ESTC.

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        Les antiquitez histoires et choses remarquables de la ville d'Amiens [En

      à Paris: Chez Sebastien Cramoisy, 1642. Fine. Chez Sebastien Cramoisy, à Paris 1642, 2 ouvrages en un Vol. in Folio (22x35,5cm), 409pp. ; 441pp. (1), relié. - Third and best edition, the most complete, containing edition of the Compendium of illustrious houses of the Diocese of Amiens with its own title page with the date of 1642 Both books were published in less complete versions, respectively in 1621 and 1630 The second book is the location after each name weapons that have not been printed but are described in the margin; rare examples have illustrated these hand colored weapons. Major brand of printer on the two title pages. First title page in red and black. Half-title between each part of the first livre.Demi Sheepskin early twentieth marbled pastiche of antique binding. Spine ribbed highlighted nets cold. Part of title een red calf. Friction caps, bits and corners. The general half-title has been doubled and restored in low margin by a strip of paper ancienne.Adrian Morlière, canon of the cathedral of Amiens gathered throughout his life an awful lot of material on the history of his city . The book proceeds in the form of articles and does not use the classic but summary of the annal form, but the autograph dedication of the authors have a time evolution, Roman to modern times. We distinguish a catalog of the bishops of Amiens, the Counts and Governors or Lieutenant of the city. The Treaty on the Houses of Picardie contain valuable information. In addition to the historical, the author added to the end of each part of many poems of his own. Although the focus is mainly put more on the history of the city, there are many sections on churches, the ramparts and the description of the city. "Although the 'book The Morlière is poorly written, but it is useful & necessary, and even rare" notes Lenglet-Dufresnoy. At today's reader, the book will mainly appear messy in its first part, but full lessons on the city. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Troisième et meilleure édition, la plus complète, contenant l'édition du Recueil des illustres maisons du Diocèse d'Amiens avec sa propre page de titre à la date de 1642. Les deux ouvrages avaient paru dans des versions moins complètes, respectivement en 1621 et 1630. Le second livre porte l'emplacement après chaque nom de famille des armes qui n'ont pas été imprimées mais sont décrites dans la marge ; de rares exemplaires possèdent ces armes illustrées à la main en couleurs. Grande marque de l'imprimeur sur les 2 pages de titre. Première page de titre en rouge et noir. Faux-titre entre chaque partie du premier livre. Reliure en demi basane début XXe marbré, pastiche d'une reliure d'époque. Dos à nerfs soulignés de filets à froid. Pièce de titre een veau rouge. Frottements coiffes, mors et coins. Le faux-titre général a été doublé et restauré en marge basse par une bande de papier ancienne. Adrian de la Morlière, chanoine de la cathédrale d'Amiens a rassemblé durant toute sa vie un nombre incroyable de matériaux sur l'histoire de sa ville. L'ouvrage procède sous forme d'articles et n'use pas de la forme classique mais sommaire de l'annale, mais les articles ont une évolution chronologiques, des Romains jusqu'à l'époque contemporaine. On y distingue un catalogue des évêques d'Amiens, des Comtes et des gouverneurs ou lieutenants de la ville. Le traité sur les Maisons de Picardie renferment de précieux renseignements. Outre les éléments historiques, l'auteur a ajouté à la fin de chaque partie de nombreuses poésies de son cru. Bien que l'accent soit plus essentiellement mis sur l'histoire de la ville, on y trouve maints paragraphes sur les églises, les remparts et la description de la ville. "Quoique l"ouvrage de La Morlière soit mal écrit, il est cependant utile & nécessaire, & même assez rare" note Lenglet-Dufresnoy. Au lecteur d'aujourd'hui, l'ouvrage apparaîtra surtout désordonné dans sa première partie, mais plein d'enseignements sur la ville.

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        Opera. Cum optimis exemplaribus accurate collata

      Very pretty and very sought after edition, decorated with a title and a frontispiece portrait of the author engraved intaglio.The copy contains the Consolatio well treated in Volume IX (pp. 229-301) (cf. Brunet, IX, col. 2).Subsequent full blue morocco bindings. spine Jansenists six nerves just underlined two cold nets. Golden roll on turns and headdresses. Golden lace coaching contreplats. All edges gilt.Small scratch to Volume IIIBeautiful copy, with good margins (H: 123 mm). Ex Officina Elzeviriana (Elzevir) Leyde 1642 petit in-12 (7,5x12,5cm) 10 volumes reliés

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        La commare o raccoglitrice dell'eccellentissimo signor Scipion Mercurio. Filosofo, medico, e Cittadin Romano. Divisa in tre libri. In questa ultima editione corretta & accresciuta di due trattati; uno del colostro, doue si tratta di diuersi mali de i bambini con loro cause e rimedj singolari, dell'eccellentiss. sig. Ezechiele Di Castromedico, fisico d'Avignon. L'altro di un gravissimo autore, nel quale si risolvono alcuni dubj importanti circa il battesimo dei bambini, e si danno alcuni auisi spirituali molto a proposito per le parturienti. Dedicata al molt'illustre, & reverendiss. Monsig. Girolamo Marchiori canonico di San Marco Arciprete, & c.

      In Verona: per Francesco de' Rossi, 1642 - In-4 (19 cm) (12) c. 327 (1) 31 (5) Piena pergamena. Diviso in tre parti e con un discorso finale. Ognuna delle quattro parti ha un proprio frontespizio con marca editoriale. Antiporta incisa (Adamo ed Eva cacciati dal giardino dell'Eden) con titolo "La commare oraccogliatrice dell'ecc.mo Mercurio di novo restampata, corretta et accresciuta. In Verona per Fran.o Di Rossi 1642 con licenza de superiori. 30 incisioni nel testo e numerosi capolettera e finalini figurati. In aggiunta alla fine "Il colostro. Discorso aggiunto alla Riccoglitrice di Scipion Mercurio dal dottore Ezechiele di Castro medico fisico avinionese.". Qualche foro da tarlo nei margini bianchi delle prime pagine. Importante opera di ostetrica, la prima stampata in Italia. Numerose edizioni a partire dal 1595-1596. Mercurio Girolamo (1540-1517) 17mo secolo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Treatise of the Principall Grounds and Maximes of the Lawes of this Kingdome [etc.] [with] John Doddridge, A Treatise of Particular Estates [with] T.H., Certain Observations Concerning a Deed of Feoffament. Wing N1452

      London: Printed for W. Cook . . . in Holbourne [imprints vary], 1642. Contemporary speckled calf, gilt, neatly rebacked, light browning, else well preserved, with an errata leaf not noted in ESTC; the Taussig copy The first edition of three works introducing a student to English law, including the most popular of all early works devoted to English legal maxims, an elementary view of real property (doubtfully attributed to John Dodderidge) and a primer on deeds

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        Les Livres de Hierosme Cardanus; Médecin Milannois, intitulez de la Subtilité, & Subtiles Inventions, ensemble les Causes Occultes, & Raisons d'Icelles.

      Vueve Du Bosc,, Rouen, 1642 - Traduites du latin en François par Richard le Blanc. Nouvellement reveus, corrigez, & aumentez sur le dernier exemplaire latin de l'Auteur & enrichy de plusieurs figures nécessaires. [36]-478 feuillets soit près de 1028 pages, nombreuses figures sur bois dans le texte, bandeaux, lettrines et culs-de-lampe (titre défraîchi, qqs pâles mouillures, qqs rouss., dernier cahier se détachant partiellement, petite galerie de vers avec parfois légère atteinte au texte .). Parsemé d'érudites notes manuscrites marginales au crayon. # Caillet i-2016 ; # Guaïta 136 & 1228 ; # Plessis 235 ; # Ferguson 142 ; # Duveen 116. # Voir aussi le chapitre sur Cardan dans "De la maçonnerie occulte et de l'initiation hermétique" Par. J.-M. Ragon et Oswald Wirth (intro). chez Nourry, 1926, pp. 66 et 67.Cardan, grand médecin, mathématicien et philosophe, astrologue et naturaliste, est né à Pavie en 1501 et mort à Rome en 1576. Il enseigna la médecine et les mathématiques à Milan, Pavie et Bologne. Il sera comparé, par Ragon, à Paracelse (mais avec pl Rel. de l'ép. plein vélin, dos à nerfs avec le nom de l'auteur à la plume en tête (rel. +/- défr. et lég. us., tranchefile en tête un peu lâche, reliure solide, voir photos). RARE ÉDITION NON CENSURÉE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Learned Treatise Concerning Wards and Liveries . . . collected and well digested out of the yeare-bookes, and other authorities of the Law, for the benefit of all that are Studious. Wing R1067

      Only edition of the only early treatise devoted exclusively to wards and liveries and its court, written by the court's attorney general, determining financial matters in which, in Dr. Baker's words, "the best lawyers of the day were involved". Contemporary unlettered reverse calf, rubbed, the spine particularly so, the gilt initials "E E" on both boards, well-preserved; the Taussig copy. Printed by G. Bishop, and R. White [etc.], London, 1642.

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        CREMONA FEDELISSIMA CITTA' ET NOBILISSIMA COLONIA DEI ROMANI Et illustrata d'una breve Historia delle cose più notabili appartenenti ad essa. Et dei Ritratti naturali de Duchi et Duchesse di Milano e compendio delle lor vite.

      Milano, per F. Ghisoldfi / G.B. Bidelli, 1642-1645. In-8 (mm. 240x178), 2 parti in 1 vol., p. pergam. coeva (risg. restaur.), tit. ms. al dorso, 4 cc.nn., 32,228 pp.num. (ma 224 perchè la numeraz. salta da 160 a 165), 12 cc.nn. (di Indici). L?'opera è così composta: bellissimo frontespizio allegorico (datato 1645) inc. in rame da Blanc con le armi di Filippo IIII d'Austria, re di Spagna, cui è dedicata l?'opera; dedica a Filippo II (quella della I ediz. del 1585); ritratto di Antonio Campo in medaglione. Segue, con proprio frontespizio: "Historia delle vite de' Duchi et Duchesse di Milano", con i loro veri ritratti cavati al naturale. Compendiosamente descritte da Antonio Campo, cavagliero, pittore, et architetto cremonese. Che è, in ordine, Quarto Libro della sua Historia di Cremona. Milano, per Filippo Ghisolfi, 1642, pp. 32, con 24 belliss. ritratti in medaglione nel t., inc. in rame da Agostino Carracci. Ha quindi inizio ?"Dell?'historia di Cremona?", in Tre Libri, ornata da pregevoli grandi capilettera figur. a vignetta e da testate xilografate; è illustrata nel t. da 9 bellissimi ritratti in medaglione, pure inc. in rame da Agostino Carracci da disegni di Antonio Campo, e da 7 tavv. f.t. (più volte ripieg.) cosi' composte: 1 grande tavola con la pianta della città di Cremona (mm. 450x850); 1 tavola con la carta del Contado e della Diocesi di Cremona (mm.335x465); 1 tavola (ripieg.) che raffigura il Carroccio, 2 tavole (semplici): pianta e veduta esterna del Battistero; 1 tavola con la veduta esterna del Duomo ed 1 con la pianta e la veduta esterna della Torre. "Rara seconda edizione". Cfr. Cicognara,3977 per la I ediz. - Lozzi,I,1378 (in Nota) - Choix de Olschki,X,15598 - Cat. Hoepli,588 - Brunet,I,1526. Corto del marg. super.; prime 5 cc. con lieve alone al marg. infer., altrimenti esemplare ben conservato.

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        The Priviledges of the Baronage of England [Bound with] A Treatise.

      1642 - Aspects of English Nobility Selden, John [1584-1654]. The Priviledges of the Baronage of England, When They Sit in Parliament. Collected (And of Late Revised) by John Selden of the Inner Temple Esquire Out of the Parliament Rolles, And Journalls Patent, And Close Rolls; The Crowne Rolls, The Proceedings of the English Courts at Westminster, The Register of the Arch-Bishop of Canterbury, And the Delegates Yeare-Bookes, Of the Common Law, Statutes & Other Good Authorities, And in Such Sort that Frequently the Words of the Chiefest Testimonies are Transcribed, Least the Freedome of the Readers Iudgement Might be Other Wayes Prevented by Short Collections. The Recitalls of the French Records in the 4th. Chap. Also Newly Translated into English for the Benefit of Others, As Well as the Students of the Lawes of England. London: Printed by T. Badger for Matthew Wallbanck, 1642. [viii], 167. [1] pp. First leaf blank. [Bound with] [Bird, William]. A Treatise of the Nobilitie of the Realme. Collected Out of the Body of the Common Law, With Mention of Such Statutes as are Incident Hereunto, Upon a Debate of the Barony of Aburgavenny. With a Table of the Heads Contained in this Treatise. London: Printed by A.N. for Mathew Walbanke and Richard Best, 1642. [iv], 157, [1] pp. Woodcut illustrations (genealogical tables). Octavo (5-1/2" x 3-1/2"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, later calf rebacking, lettering piece and blind fillets to spine, early hand-lettered title to fore-edge of text block. Some rubbing to extremities with wear to corners, boards slightly bowed, scuff to front board, rear pastedown loose, later armorial bookplate of the Earls of Macclesfield to front pastedown, small embossed Macclesfield stamp to head of title page and following leaf, armorial bookplate of Thomas Parker, First Earl of Macclesfield to verso of title page. Title page of Nobilitie printed within woodcut border. Some toning to text, brief annotations to endleaves, interior otherwise clean. * Priviledges: first edition; Nobilitie: only edition. This volume collects two books on the nobility that were responses to specific incidents. Selden's Priviledges was commissioned by the House of Lords to define its rights during a period of mounting tension between the king and Parliament. A work that angered the [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Secret d'architecture découvrant fidèlement les traits géométriques, couppes, et dérobemens nécessaires dans les bastiments

      La Flèche, George Griveau 1642 - folio, [8], 228 p., with 112 full-page woodcut illustrations (misnumbered 113: since the plates are in the collation we can be certain there never was a plate 29), of which 12 are folding (one with a clean tear), some slight browning of the paper and a few light stains, but good copy in contemporary limp vellum Fowler 160; Millard I, 82; SKB 2538. Only edition, and an interesting provincial imprint, from La Flèche in the Loire region. Jousse (1607- 1692) also wrote treatises on locks and on carpentry, but here he tackles a more difficult technical subject, 'stereotomy', or the application of geometry to stone-cutting. Some of the illustrations are similar to the drawings Jousse did for the French edition of Pélerin’s book on perspective. Philibert de l’Orme had touched briefly on stone-cutting, and in the year after Jousse there appeared Francois Derand's L'Architecture des voûtes, a more theoretical book which became the standard text for architects, hence better preserved. As the only really thorough practical handbook available for working masons Jousse's book was read to pieces, and is very rare today. Thus Derand's book has turned up at auction a dozen times in the last 12 years, while we find just 2 imperfect copies of Jousse's book in the last 25 years, including the Macclesfield copy, which (surprisingly) lacked all twelve folding plates. Incidentally this copy has the stock code of E.P.Goldschmidt, who listed it in 1984 at a then ambitious $9500: 'the first copy we have ever seen'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CREMONA FEDELISSIMA CITTA' ET NOBILISSIMA COLONIA DEI ROMANI... Et illustrata d'una breve Historia delle cose più notabili appartenenti ad essa. Et dei Ritratti naturali de Duchi et Duchesse di Milano e compendio delle lor vite.

      per F. Ghisoldfi / G.B. Bidelli 1642-1645 In - 8 (mm. 240x178), 2 parti in 1 vol., p. pergam. coeva (risg. restaur.), tit. ms. al dorso, 4 cc.nn., 32,228 pp.num. (ma 224 perchè la numeraz. salta da 160 a 165), 12 cc.nn. (di Indici). L?opera è così composta: bellissimo frontespizio allegorico (datato 1645) inc. in rame da Blanc con le armi di Filippo IIII d'Austria, re di Spagna, cui è dedicata l?opera; dedica a Filippo II (quella della I ediz. del 1585); ritratto di Antonio Campo in medaglione. Segue, con proprio frontespizio: "Historia delle vite de' Duchi et Duchesse di Milano", con i loro veri ritratti cavati al naturale. Compendiosamente descritte da Antonio Campo, cavagliero, pittore, et architetto cremonese. Che è, in ordine, Quarto Libro della sua Historia di Cremona. Milano, per Filippo Ghisolfi, 1642, pp. 32, con 24 belliss. ritratti in medaglione nel t., inc. in rame da Agostino Carracci. Ha quindi inizio ?Dell?historia di Cremona?, in Tre Libri, ornata da pregevoli grandi capilettera figur. a vignetta e da testate xilografate; è illustrata nel t. da 9 bellissimi ritratti in medaglione, pure inc. in rame da Agostino Carracci da disegni di Antonio Campo, e da 7 tavv. f.t. (più volte ripieg.) cosi' composte: 1 grande tavola con la pianta della città di Cremona (mm. 450x850); 1 tavola con la carta del Contado e della Diocesi di Cremona (mm.335x465); 1 tavola (ripieg.) che raffigura il Carroccio, 2 tavole (semplici): pianta e veduta esterna del Battistero; 1 tavola con la veduta esterna del Duomo ed 1 con la pianta e la veduta esterna della Torre. "Rara seconda edizione". Cfr. Cicognara,3977 per la I ediz. - Lozzi,I,1378 (in Nota) - Choix de Olschki,X,15598 - Cat. Hoepli,588 - Brunet,I,1526. Corto del marg. super.; prime 5 cc. con lieve alone al marg. infer., altrimenti esemplare ben conservato.

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        Meditationes de prima philosophia, in quibus Dei existentia, & anime humanae a corpore distinctio, demonstrantur. Objectiones septimae in Meditationes de prima philosophia cum notis authoris.

      apud Ludovicum Elzevirum 1642 Meditationes de prima philosophia, in quibus Dei existentia, & anime humanae a corpore distinctio, demonstrantur. Objectiones septimae in Meditationes de prima philosophia cum notis authoris. Renati, Descartes. Amstelodami, apud Ludovicum Elzevirum, 1642. 2 volumi legati assieme in - 12° (130 x 70 mm.), pergamena coeva con unghie. (7), 496; 212 pp. marca tipografica in silografia su entrambi i titoli. Bell' esemplare. Scheda provvisoria.

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        Topographia Helvetiae & Topographia Alsatiae

      1642. MERIAN, Matthaeus. Topographia Helvetiae, Rhaetiae, Valesiae. Das ist, Beschreibung und eigentliche Abbildung der vornembsten Stätte und Plätz, in der hochlöblichen Eydgnoßschafft, Grawbündten, Walliß, und etlicher zugewanten Orten. Text by Martin Zeiler. 72, [8] pp. Illustrated with 2 double-spread engraved maps, and 76 engraved plans and views on 57 sheets. Frankfurt am Main: Matthaeum Merian, 1642. BOUND WITH: ___________________. Topographia Alsatiae. Beschreibung unnd eigentliche Abbildung der vornembsten Stätt und Oerther im Obern und Untern und Elsaß, auch den benachbarten Sundgöw, Brißgöw, Graffschafft Mümpelgart, und andern Gegenden. [4], 53, [7] pp. Illustrated with title-page with engraved coat-of-arms, 2 double-page engraved maps, 52 engraved plans and views on 37 sheets. Folio, 303 x 202 mm, bound in contemporary German full vellum over boards, original green silk ties. Frankfurt am Main: Matthaeum Merianum, 1644. |~||~||~||~||~| First Editions. Hundreds of local houses, castles, churches, and public squares situated in bustling cities like Zurich and hilly landscapes like Stein am Rhein are shown in the town views, maps, and sweeping panoramas filling these fine copies of Merian's Switzerland and Alsace, with the complete set of engravings in each. The first volume represents the first published book in Merian's grand topographical project; it deals with the romantic and picturesque topography of his native country, Switzerland. The main interest of Merian's work on the towns and topography of Europe has always been the engraved plates, nearly all of them executed on a high artistic level, many are double-page and/or folding, and include engraved town plans and engraved views of the architecture of buildings, castles and residences, often with the accompanying landscape design. The first work opens with Merian's richly engraved allegorical title, with two Muses in clasped hands under the inscription 'Concordiae et pacis autor ichoua' and over Merian's stork standing on one leg printer's device. The center bears the coats-of-arms on shields of the different Swiss cantons, below which are the protecting Swiss knight and a Flora figure with cornucopias of wheat, cheese and bread. There are two very fine detailed engraved maps, one of Germany and one of Switzerland. The 76 copper-engraved views were designed and cut by a number of artists, Merian being responsible for the greatest number. Among some of the more spectacular views are those of: Zürich, Zug, Berne, Basle, Baden, and Geneva. The second Merian title covers the Alsace region. This work also contains two large folding maps and 52 engraved plans and views by Merian and others. Some of the standout views include Colmar, Strassburg, Rheinfelden, Mömpelgard/Montbéliard, and Breisach. Matthaeus Merian (1593-1650) took over the printing shop of his father-in-law Johann Theodor de Bry in Frankfurt. With the assistance of Martin Zeiler (1589 - 1661), a German geographer, and his son, Matthäus Merian (1621 - 1687), he published the famous 21 volume work known generally as Topographia Germanicae. This is an exceptionally fine copy of two of the most sought-after volumes from Merian's magnum opus. Schuchhard 62 and 26 A. Wüthrich 1 and 3.

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        DIERUM CANICULARIUM TOMI SEPTUM COLLOQUIIS QUADRAGINTA SEX, PHYSICIS NOVIS AC PENITUS ADMIRANDIS, NEC NON LECTU JUCUNDIS, & SUPER SIDEM RECREABILIBUS AC COGNITU OMNINO DIGNIS NECESSARIISQUE ABSOLUTI; QUIBUS PLERAQUE NATURA ADMIRANDA, QUAE AUT IN ÆTHERE FIUNT, AUT IN EUROPA, ASIA ATQUE AFRICA, QUIN ETIAM IN IPSO ORBE NOVO, & APUD AMNES ANTIPODAS SUNT, ITEM MIRABILIA ARTE HOMINUM, CONFECTA RECENSENTUR, ORDINE, QUEM SEQUENS PAG. 4. INDICABIT. OPUS HAC ULTIMA EDITIONE REVISUM & PLANE NOVUM, TRIPLICIQUE ACCESSIONE ADAUCTUM, JUXTA CENSURAM & PERMISSIONEM SUPERIORUM NUNC REIMPRESSUM, CUM ELENCHO COLLOQUIORUM, & INDICE RERUM AC VERBORUM NOTABILIUM

      Ioannis Godfredi Schönwetteri [Johann Gottfried Schönwetter], Frankfurt 1642 - Folio. Seven volumes in one. [8],960,164,[62],[2 blank] including engraved title page and folding astrological table. In Latin. Half title. Contemporary vellum, yapped edges, manuscript spine title and paper label, index tabs in fore edge. Early numerical inscription in front pastedown, later monasterial inkstamp in half title and title page. Spine creased, vellum moderately stained, loss to upper-outer corner of fourth leaf, affecting only corner rules, contents midly to moderately foxed, overall a good to very good copy. The first seven-volume edition of "Dog Days," the massive encyclopedic work of Simon Maiolus, compiling vast stores of information relating to nature, science, the supernatural, religion, the occult, strange lands, and marvels of all kinds. First published in Rome in 1597 as a single volume, the work gradually expanded during the 1600s before reaching its present seven-volume state, from which later editions would continue to be published. Simon Maiolus of Asti (1520-1597) was an Italian priest, canon lawyer, and polymath, becoming bishop of Volturara Appula in 1570 and finally publishing DOG DAYS in the year of his death. Among the various headings of miscellaneous knowledge Dorbon-Ainé cites from the first French-language edition: "Germans, inventors of printing. . . Souls who will assist in the funerals of the dead. Soul tormented in a castle for a thousand years. André, priest brought back from the dead by the prayers of St. Jerome. . . Animals that live in the midst of fire. Spider whose bite is deadly and cured by the concert of musical instruments. Tree some of whose roots are poison at sunset and others beneficial at dawn. . . Tree at Memphis that has lived since the Creation of the World. Tree that uprooted itself in order to live beside the body of a saintly woman. Stars having no particular power over men. Baar, herb that drives away devils and its other marvelous properties. Barthélemy Coclès foretelling the death of another is himself put to death. . . Cerulean worm that drags along an elephant and kills it. Crowing of a rooster kills the basilisk and strikes fear in the lion. . . Dragons are caused by the mating of eagles and wolves. Child ten years of age impregnates his nurse. Children begotten of the imagination. . . Child who had four feet, four hands and two faces. . . Women who conceive without men. Giants born of demon incubi. Hermaphrodites. Man who lived on the wind. Men who make their bed with one of their ears and cover with the other. Man served a sorcerer in the form of an ass for three years. . . Wound of a dead person bleeding when the murderer passes before it. Rain of fish, rocks, milk and blood. Fish born of a woman. Death certificate that speaks and demands confession. . . Love hexes. . . Cabala of the Jews. Mirror divination. . . Koboldi, visible spirits that are worshipped in Sarmatia. Lemures. White and black magic. The possessed, of whom there are three kinds. . . Satyrs, gods of the woods. Boats [from Newfoundland]of which one was carried in the year 1509 to Rouen by seven Indians of blackish color who had no beard hair on any of their bodies or on their shameful parts." Sabin 44056n ("Contains many interesting notices relating to the New World"). Other editions: Caillet 7024-5, Dorbon-Ainé 2856-8, Rosenthal 580-2. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CHORUS MUSARUM, ID EST, ELOGIA, POEMATA, EPIGRAMMATA, ECHO, ÆNIGMATA, LUDUS POETICUS, ARS HERMETICA &CC.

      Esemplare in ottime condizioni Legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida ITALIANO Bella legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida; dorso liscio con titolo manoscritto da antica mano; tagli spruzzati. Raffinata antiporta figurata raffigurante scena mitologica con animali incisa da Mulder su disegno di Goeree; frontespizio con titolo e fregio tipografico; 18 pagine non numerate; 434 pagine numerate; 16 pagine non numerate per Catalogo dell'editore; 1 carta bianca. Rara prima e unica edizione di questa imprtante raccolta di testi di poeti latini medioevali e contemporanei, interessante sugli enigmi e sull'ermetica. Inoltre, sono descritti alcuni curiosi fatti relativi alla storia inglese durante la fine del 17 ° secolo, quali ad esempio, l'incendio di Londra del 1642, un Epitaffio sul poeta Waller il Poeta; molto interessante la descrizione della cometa apparsa nel 1680. Esemplare uin ottimo stato di conservazione e in legatura originale.

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        DIERUM CANICULARIUM TOMI SEPTUM COLLOQUIIS QUADRAGINTA SEX, PHYSICIS NOVIS AC PENITUS ADMIRANDIS, NEC NON LECTU JUCUNDIS, & SUPER SIDEM RECREABILIBUS AC COGNITU OMNINO DIGNIS NECESSARIISQUE ABSOLUTI; QUIBUS PLERAQUE NATURA ADMIRANDA, QUAE AUT IN ÆTHERE FIUNT, AUT IN EUROPA, ASIA ATQUE AFRICA, QUIN ETIAM IN IPSO ORBE NOVO, & APUD AMNES ANTIPODAS SUNT, ITEM MIRABILIA ARTE HOMINUM, CONFECTA RECENSENTUR, ORDINE, QUEM SEQUENS PAG. 4. INDICABIT. OPUS HAC ULTIMA EDITIONE REVISUM & PLANE NOVUM, TRIPLICIQUE ACCESSIONE ADAUCTUM, JUXTA CENSURAM & PERMISSIONEM SUPERIORUM NUNC REIMPRESSUM, CUM ELENCHO COLLOQUIORUM, & INDICE RERUM AC VERBORUM NOTABILIUM

      Frankfurt: Ioannis Godfredi Schönwetteri [Johann Gottfried Schönwetter], 1642. Hardcover. Very good. Folio. Seven volumes in one. [8],960,164,[62],[2 blank] including engraved title page and folding astrological table. Half title. Contemporary vellum, yapped edges, manuscript spine title and paper label, index tabs in fore edge. Early numerical inscription in frnot pastedown, later monasterial inkstamp in half title and title page. Spine creased, vellum moderately stained, loss to upper-outer corner of fourth leaf, affecting only corner rules, contents midly to moderately foxed, overall a good to very good copy. The first seven-volume edition of "Dog Days," the massive encyclopedic work of Simon Maiolus, compiling vast stores of accounts and information relating to nature, science, the supernatural, religion, the occult, strange lands, and marvels of all kinds. First published in Rome in 1597 as a single volume, the work gradually expanded during the 1600's before reaching its present seven-volume state, from which later editions continued to be published. Simon Maiolus of Asti (1520-1597) was an Italian priest, canon lawyer, and polymath, becoming bishop of Volturara Appula in 1570 and finally publishing DOG DAYS in the year of his death. Among the various headings of miscellaneous knowledge Dorbon-Ainé cites from the first French-language edition: "Germans, inventors of printing. . . Souls who will assist in the funerals of the dead. Soul tormented in a castle for a thousand years. André, priest brought back from the dead by the prayers of St. Jerome. . . Animals that live in the midst of fire. Spider whose bite is deadly and cured by the concert of musical instruments. Tree some of whose roots are poison at sunset and others beneficial at dawn. . . Tree at Memphis that has lived since the Creation of the World. Tree that uprooted itself in order to live beside the body of a saintly woman. Stars having no particular power over men. Baar, herb that drives away devils and its other marvelous properties. Barthélemy Coclès foretelling the death of another is himself put to death. . . Cerulean worm that drags along an elephant and kills it. Crowing of a rooster kills the basilisk and strikes fear in the lion. . . Dragons are caused by the mating of eagles and wolves. Child ten years of age impregnates his nurse. Children begotten of the imagination. . . Child who had four feet, four hands and two faces. . . Women who conceive without men. Giants born of demon incubi. Hermaphrodites. Man who lived on the wind. Men who make their bed with one of their ears and cover with the other. Man served a sorcerer in the form of an ass for three years. . . Wound of a dead person bleeding when the murderer passes before it. Rain of fish, rocks, milk and blood. Fish born of a woman. Death certificate that speaks and demands confession. . . Love hexes. . . Cabala of the Jews. Mirror divination. . . Koboldi, visible spirits that are worshipped in Sarmatia. Lemures. White and black magic. The possessed, of whom there are three kinds. . . Satyrs, gods of the woods. Boats [from Newfoundland] of which one was carried in the year 1509 to Rouen by seven Indians of blackish color who had no beard hair on any of their bodies or on their shameful parts." Sabin 44056n ("Contains many interesting notices relating to the New World"). Other editions: Caillet 7024-5, Dorbon-Ainé 2856-8, Rosenthal 580-2.

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