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        A Chronicle of the kings of England, from the time of the Romans government, to the death of King James the first [...] With a continuation to the year 1660. By E. Phillips. Whereto is added in this edition, a second continuation [...]

      Folio. pp. [22], 918, [12] with additional [engraved] title signed W. Sherwin. Double column text. Some old light pen marks on bottom margin of main title. Tear at the bottom of the engraved title is neatly sealed. Pages are overall clean and crisp with an occasional small stain; some light ink marks in margin of p. 235; a couple minor marginal tears neatly sealed. Damp staining and age toning are present on the last few leaves of the index. The fore-edge of the text block contains a small area of light rubbing. Pages 382-383, 422-423, 524 are mis-numbered. Bound in modern half calf with marbled boards. 19th century spine label preserved. Baker’s “Chronicle” was first published in 1643. Editions after 1660 contain the reign of Charles I and a continuation to the year 1660 by Edward Phillips, nephew of John Milton. Phillips’s account of the Restoration principally makes use of notes by Sir Thomas Clarges. The 1730 edition contains corrections to Baker’s numerous errors. Phillips’s contributions are shortened, and a new section (a second continuation) is added which contains the reigns of Charles II, James II, William III and Queen Mary II, Queen Anne, and King George I. Sir Richard Baker (1568-1644/45) was an impoverished English knight and one time Member of Parliament. Baker spent his last years in debtor’s prison where he wrote his “Chronicle of the Kings of England.” Although frequently scorned by intellectuals of the age, Baker’s “Chronicle” achieved a lasting popularity among general readers. Part of Baker’s appeal came from his narrative style which did not linger just on affairs of state but also included many human interest stories and bizarre bits of gossip. (See M. Watson Brownley, “Sir Richard Baker’s ‘Chronicle’” in Huntington Library Quart. Vol. 52 #40, 1989). [ESTC T90186; Graesse I, p.278; Lowndes, p. 101 – “best edition”].

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        Relatione della Grande Monarchia della Cina del P. Alvaro Semedo Portoghese della Compagnia di Gies?.

      Con privilegio, Romae umptibus Hermanni Scheus, 1643. In 8vo, front. inciso a piena pagina con i simboli della Compagnia e figure allegoriche, antip. incisa a p. p. con il ritratto dell'Autore, pp. (6) con la dedica all'Emintent.mo e Reverend.mo Principe Francesco Barberino della Santa Romana Chiesa Cardinale Vicecancellario, 309 (mancano, molto probabilmente a causa di un errore di stampa dato che non sembrano esserci fogli decurtati, le pp. dalla 197 inclusa alla 204 inclusa; la p. 307 ? numerata, per errore di stampa, 207), (14) con la Tavola delle Cose pi? Notabili, capolettera decorati, finalini e qualche testatina, testo in volgare, leg. in p. p. semirigida con tit. ms. al dorso. Rara prima edizione italiana di una delle pi? interessanti storie della Cina ancora relativa al periodo Ming (XIV - XVII sec.), scritta in lingua spagnola nel 1642 dal gesuita portoghese Semedo (il quale visse in quel regno per pi? di venti anni), e tradotta l'anno successivo in italiano (non viene riportato il nome del traduttore). Il Semedo descrive con accuratezza i costumi, i riti, il governo dei popoli che vi abitano, non mancando di descrivere minutamente i progressi della religione cristiana in quelle aree. Si trattano quindi svariati aspetti della vita cinese: delle persone, dei banchetti, del modo di vestire, di studiare, dei giochi, delle punizioni, della scienza cinese, della nobilt? e di molto altro ancora, portando a conoscenza degli europei usi e costumi della civilt? cinese. Esemplare mediocremente conservato all'esterno, con mancanza di parte della pergamena al piatto posteriore; mancanze al frontespizio ma solo ai margini bianchi di esso (la parte incisa a piena pagina c'? tutta), alcune bruniture e leggeri aloncini di umido interessano le prime pagine; peraltro buono tutto l'interno.

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        Colloquia, nunc emendatiora.

      Lugd. Batavorum [Leiden]: Ex Officina Elzeviriana 1643.. 12mo, (xxiv), 672, 44 pp, with an engraved title page showing Erasmus using a telescope, a closed tear to leaf C8, affecting text but without loss, later dark red morocco bookplate with a simple crest in gilt, bound in contemporary vellum with yapp edges, contemporary hand written title on spine, a few slight marks, a very good, tight, copy. A series of "Conversations" concerning the issues of the day, discussed with a freedom which ensured their popularity. The second Elzevir edition (first 1636). Willems 552. Printing and the Mind of Man 53.

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        Pascaerte van Groen-Landt. Yslandt, Straet Davids en Ian Mayen eylandt; hoemen de selvige van Hitlandt en de Noortcusten van Schotlandt en Yrlandt beseylen mach.

      Amsterdam. [1660s] The whole sheet 44,5 x 54,5 cm. Plate mark 43 x 53,5 cm. Framed. Original hand colouring. No text at the verso. A couple of minor spots. Cut a few milimeters outside the plate mark. A very nice copy.. A beautiful sea chart of the North Atlantic including England, Ireland Greenland, Iceland and parts of North America. The Jacobz family published sea charts in Amsterdam in the 17th. century. They called themselves Lootsman which means pilot, to separate them selves from others with similar names. Anthoine Jacobz published the "Zeespiegel" in 1643 which was published in several editions in different languages. Jacob Jacobz published "Water Werelt ofte Zee Atlas" in 1666. It was also published in several editions in different languages. The present map is probably from that atlas

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        "Dioecesis Stavangriensis"

      Contemporary hand-coloured engraving, 41x50cm Amsterdam 1643 It shows the Bishopric of Stavanger and the adjacent regions very similar to what Janssonius published four years earlier. It says in the cartouche that it is based on the work by Laurids Clausen Scavenius (1562 - 1626) who was bishop of Stavanger. Second French-text edition: "The text has been re-set and page numbers have now been added for the first time for this French edition of volume one" (Koeman).. Two small marginal wormholes and a weak crease along centerfold. W.B. Ginsberg "Maps and Mapping of Norway 1602 - 1855" Entry 2, BLA 1, Mingroot-Ermen no.29, "Old" Koeman Bl. 19A, Benedicte Gamborg Briså "Northward Bound At The Far Edge Of The World" Nordkappmuseet 2010, page 47 illustrated

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        Fasti Danici. Universam tempora computandi rationem antiqvitus in Dania et Vicinis Regionibus observatam Libris tribus exhibentes: Ex variis patrie antiqvitatibus et Autoribus fide dignis eruti, ac iun lucem emissi iamqe aucti ab Olao Worm D.

      Joachim Moltken, København 1643. 4to. 2. udgave. Kobberstukket titelblad (af Simon de Pas) med portræt af Christian IV og det danske kongevåben omgivet af sagnskikkelser. Med kobberstukket portræt af Ole Worm (Simon de Pas 1626 (fra bogens 1. udgave). (16)+191+(16) sider. Med træskårne illustrationer samt sektion med runer trykt i rødt og sort. Samtidigt helpergamentbind med kalligraferet rygtitel. Meget velbevaret eksemplar. Exlibris fra det 18. århundrede.. Bibl. Dan. II,579. Thesaurus II,730. Fiske I,641. Fiske, Runic 83. Forøget andenudgave af Ole Worms værk om kalendervæsen, især det danske, som udkom første gang i 1626. ** Second and enhanced edition of Ole Worm's work on calendars from 1626, offering lots of documentation of medieval Danish runic calendars. Important work on this subject by Ole Worm, who actually founded the science of runology. Attractive copy in contemporary full vellum, with engraved title, portrait of OW and woodcut ilustrations along with a section on runic types printed in red and black

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        Delle vite de' pontefici dal salvator nostro sino a paolo ii... in venetia, appresso il barezzi, 1643.

      Pp. (24) 74, 912. Frontespizio in rosso e nero con stemma centrale inciso ed oltre 200 ritratti in xilografia nel testo. Unito a: PANVINIO ONOFRIO. La cronologia ecclesiastica... tradotta nuovamente dalla lingua latina nell'italiana... In Venetia, appresso il Barezzi, 1643. Pp. (12) 222. Bel marchio tipografico al frontespizio. Due opere in un volume di cm. 24, legatura del tempo in cart. alla rustica con nervi passanti. Un timbro di biblioteca religiosa estinta. Esemplare con poche tracce d'uso, genuino, marginoso ed in ottimpo stato di conservazione. Opera classica e di intramontabile interesse storico.

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        De Re Publica . .. Libri III ... ex Italici Latini facti

      Leiden: Apud Hieronymum de Vogel 1643 Leiden: Apud Hieronymum de Vogel, 1643. "Editio nova prioribus emendatior". 12mo. Engraved additional title page. 420, [24] pp. Contemporary vellum, with manuscript title on spine. Early ownership inscription on title, vellum slightly soiled, otherwise a fine, immaculate copy . Latin translation by J.N. Stupanus of Machiavelli's Discorsi sopra la prima deca de Tito Livio

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        Danicorum Monumentorum Libri Sex: E spissis antiquitatum tenebris et in Dania ac Norvegia extantibus ruderibus eruti. + Regum Daniæ - Series duplex et Limitum inter Daniam & Sveciam Descriptio. Ex vetustissimo Legum Scanicarum Literis Runicis in membrana exarato Codice eruta. Et Notis illustrata.

      2 bind i 1. 4to. I: Joachim Moltken, København 1643. 4to. (24)+526+(18) sider. Kobberstukket titelblad (af Simon de Pas) med portræt af Christian IV og det danske kongevåben omgivet af sagnskikkelser. Med talrige træsnit af især runesten - de fleste er efter tegninger af den norske student Jonas Skonsvig. Stort foldet træsnit af det første guldhorn, der blev fundet i 1639. Planchen repareret i venstre side med lille motivtab. II: Melchior Martzan/Joachim Moltken, København 1642. 36 sider. Dele af teksten er tospaltet i latin og runer, og enkelte steder trykt i rødt. Samt. brunt hellæderbind. Bageste forsats med rifter. Exlibris på bageste forsats. Bindet med småskrammer, men generelt et velbevaret eksemplar af denne statelige bog.. I: Bibl.Dan.II, 585. Ehrencron-Müller IX, 194. Thesaurus 727. II: Bibl.Dan.III, 23. Ehrencron-Müller IX, 194. Thesaurus 733. ** Med værk I, Danicorum Monumentorum, forsøgte Worm at give en fuldstændig fremstilling af de dengang kendte danske runeindskrifter og stiftede dermed videnskaben runologi. Første del giver en oversigt over forskellige slags monumenter, høje og stensætninger fra oldtiden. De næste fem dele beskriver i alt 144 runemindesmærker og indskrifter fordelt over Danmarks landsdele. I flere tilfælde udgør værket den tidligste kilde til nu forsvundne runeindskrifter. Værk II omhandler to danske kongerækker og en beskrivelse af grænserne mellem dansk og svensk i henhold til runehåndskriftet af Skånske Lov. *** A well-preserved collection of Ole Worm's (1588-1654) pioneering works on runes and the history that could be deducted from runic inscriptions in Denmark. Title I i his major, groundbreaking work on runic inscriptions in Denmark. Ole Worm founded the science of runology, and tried with this work to give a full description of all know runic inscriptions and their location. In many cases this work is the earliest source of now lost inscriptions. The text is in latin and runic, and all the monuments described are reproduced in woodcuts. The book contains a large foldout woodcut reproduction of the one of the golden horns from AD 400-450 - found in 1639 but now unfortunately lost by theft in 1802. Title II discusses to royal Danish genealogical lines rooted in mythology

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