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         Iconologie, ou explication nouvelle de plusieurs images, emblemes, et autres figures hyerogliphiques des Vertus, des Vices, des Arts, des Sciences, des Causes naturelles, des Humeurs différentes, & des Passions humaines. Oeuvre augmentée d"une seconde partie; Necessaire à toute sorte d"esprits et partiulièrement à ceux qui aspirent a estre, ou qui sont en effet Orateurs, Poetes, Sculpteurs, Peintres, Ingénieurs, Autheurs de Médailles, de Devises, de Ballets, & de Poëmes Dramatiques. Tirée des Recherches & des Figures de Cesar Ripa, moralisées par I. Baudoin.

      Paris: Chez Mathieu Guillemot, 1644 - Première édition complète des deux parties en 1 volume grand in-4; Première partie: [24p. dont titre en rouge et noir, second titre gravé à la date de 1643, Epistre, Au lecteur, Privilège, Préface, Tables], 204p., 29 planches comprises dans la pagination comportant 6 vignettes chacune; Seconde partie: titre gravé "Iconologie du Chevallier Cæsar Ripa" à la date de 1643, [1p.], 196p., 2ff. de planches recto-verso non chiffrées entre 100 et 101, et 68 planches, la plupart comprises dans la pagination, comportant 3, 4, 5 ou 6 vignettes chacune, pour un total de 284 vignettes. Soit au total 459 vignettes dans des médaillons. Nombreuses lettrines en tête de paragraphe. Reliure d"époque en veau brun, plats encadrés d"un double filet doré; dos à nerfs refait au XIXème, coins restaurés. Quelques salissures, ratures, inscriptions et taches d"encre anciennes, mouillures marginales surtout en fin d"ouvrage, quelques rousseurs et brunissures. Ex-libris manuscrit ancien Jean-Baptiste Royer, tampon ex-libris de Eugène Lefebvre, et ex-libris imprimé de L[udovic] Froissart. Adaptation française du travail de l"humaniste italien Cesar Ripa, qui publia son ouvrage pour la première fois en italien en 1593. Une sorte de manuel pratique à l"usage des artistes recensant les emblèmes, attributs et symboles des vices, vertus, arts et passions.

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         Angliae Scotiae et Hiberniae.

      Schoenwetter 1644 - Rare map of the British Isles.- Schoenwetter Frankfurt/Main 1644.- copper engraved map, plate size 27 x 32 cm.- Bears imprint of David Custodis who engraved this map which is a smaller version of the Ortelius map of 1570. The 1st edition was published in ‘Laurea Austriaca . Frankfurt . Typus Erasmi Kempffen’ in 1627. This map, however, was published in 1644 by Schoenwetter for ‘Theatrum Historiae Universalis Catho. - Protest.’. RARE! see Shirley (BI) #396.- fold as issued, with some minor worm holes, o/w exc. cond.- [ref: 2613 ]

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         Novus Atlas , Das ist/welt-beschreibung mit schönem neuwen außführlichen Land-taffeln in welchem ganz Deutschlend ordentlich beschrieben wird

      Artist: Janssonius Johann (d) ; issued in: Amsterdam; date: (d)1644 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Lower and right margin perfectly restored; - size (in cm): 39,5 x 25,5; - description: Titlepage from Novus Atlas part 1; - vita of the artist: "Johannes Janssonius (Jansson),( 1588- 1664) Amsterdam was born in Arnhem, the son of Jan Janszoon the Elder,a publisher and bookseller. In 1612 he married Elisabeth de Hondt, the daughter of Jodocus Hondius. He produced his first maps in 1616 of France and Italy. In 1623 Janssonius owned a bookstore in Frankfurt am Main, later also in Danzig, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Berlin, Königsberg, Geneva and Lyon. In the 1630s he formed a partnership with his brother in law Henricus Hondius, and together they published atlases as Mercator/Hondius/Janssonius.Under the leadership of Janssonius the Hondius Atlas was steadily enlarged. Renamed Atlas Novus, it had three volumes in 1638, one fully dedicated to Italy. 1646 a fourth volume came out with "English County Maps", a year after a similar issue by Willem Blaeu. Janssonius' maps are similar to those of Blaeu, and he is often accused of copying from his rival, but many of his maps predate those of Blaeu and/or covered different regions. By 1660, at which point the atlas bore the appropriate name "Atlas Major", there were 11 volumes, containing the work of about a hundred credited authors and engravers. It included a description of "most of the cities of the world" (Townatlas), of the waterworld (Atlas Maritimus in 33 maps), and of the Ancient World (60 maps). The eleventh volume was the Atlas of the Heavens by Andreas Cellarius. Editions were printed in Dutch, Latin, French, and a few times in German."

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         Magiae Naturalis. Libri viginti.

      Hieronymum de Vogel, Lugd. Batavorum [Leiden] 1644 - [xii], 670, [23] pages. Recent full leather to style, with new first endpaper at front and at rear. Original free endpapers present front and rear. Complete with both title pages. Binding sound; contents clean. the Vogel imprint of this work is uncommon. For accurate shipping cost outside North America please inquire. Size: 24mo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         De Universa Muliebrium Morborum Medicina, Novo et Antehac nemine tenato ordine. Opus absolutissimum; et studiosis omnibus utile, Medicis vero pernecissarium.

      Venetiis, apud Paulum Baleonium, 1644. - 2 parties en 1 volume in-4. 26ff. pp.1-176. 20ff. 1f. dépliant. pp.177-598. (1f.blanc). Plein veau, dos à nerfs orné (reliure du 18e siècle). Important ouvrage obstétrique du médecin juif d'origine portugaise Rodrigo Castro (1547-1627), à qui l'on doit notamment l'un des premiers traités modernes d'éthique médicale (1613). L'ouvrage avait vu le jour en 1603 et fut réimprimé à diverses reprises au cours du 17e siècle. "La première partie de l'ouvrage est toute physiologique; le reste concerne la pratique, et l'auteur suit presque toujours la doctrine des anciens. Il adopte même jusqu'à leurs sentiments superstitieux et croit en particulier que, pour faciliter l'accouchement, il est utile d'ouvrir les fenêtres de la chambre où se trouve la femme en travail" (Bayle et Thillaye). Petit défaut angulaire du papier au feuillet Cc7, avec perte de quelques lettres. Bel exemplaire d'une grande fraîcheur. Friedenwald, Jewish Luminaries in Medical History, pp. 54-56 : "One of the foremost physicians in establishing Gynaecology in the Renaissance period". Krivatsky, 2289. Wellcome, II, p.312. Hirsch, I, 681. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Primitie academiche.

      Venise, Guerigli 1644 - in-4, [4] ff. n. ch. (titre-frontispice gravé par Giacomo Pecini d'après F. Ruschi, titre, dédicace), 176 pp., table manuscrite sur les dernières gardes, cartonnage souple de papier gris. (rel. de l'époque). Edition originale peu commune de ces mélanges littéraires composés dans le cadre de l'Académie vénitienne des Incogniti (1630-1661). On ne sait quasiment rien de l'auteur, sinon son appartenance à la noble famille des Contarini. Aucun exemplaire au CCF. Cf. Morini (Agnès) : Les Primitie academiche de Vettor Contarini (Université Jean-Monnet, Saint-Etienne). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         PROVINCIA CONNACTIAE. THE PROVINCE OF CONNAUGHT.

      1644 - Circa 1638-Amsterdam, folio, overall size 540mm x 420mm, good margins, German text on verso, hand-coloured.

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         Historie ofte jaerlijck verhael van de verrichtinghen der Geoctroyeerde West-Indische Compagnie, zedert haar begin/ tot het eynde van't jaer 1636.

      - Leyden, Bonaventuer en Abraham Elsevier, 1644.Folio. Contemporary pannelled blindtooled calf, skilfully rebacked, spine richly gilt with red morocco title label. With printer's device on title page and 13 double-page engraved plates and maps. (32),544,31,(12) pp.First and only edition. - The basic source for the early history of the Dutch West India Company (WIC), founded in 1621, by one of its directors and principal shareholders Johannes De Laet (1581-1649). It gives an almost 'blow-by-blow description of the campaigns in Brazil from 1630 to the end of 1636, inserting a wealth of geographical and other information about that country. He also gives an excellent account of the preliminary operations of the West India Company from 1621 to 1630, so this work really comprises a history of that organization from its origin to the end of the year 1636' (Boxer, The Dutch in Brazil, p.293). Also included ample accounts of the conquests on the West African coast, the taking of Curaçao and the foundation of New York. - (Small stamp on title-page). - A fine copy.Tiele 630; Cat. NHSM I, p.534; Asher 22; Sabin 38556; European-Americana II, p.444; Willems 571; Borba de Moraes I, p.452. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Abrégé de l'astronomie inférieure, expliquant le sistème des Planettes, les douze signes du Zodiac et autres constellations du ciel hermetique. Avec un essay de l?astronomie naturelle, Contre les Systèmes de Ptolomée, Copernic, & Ticho Brahé montrant les erreurs sur les Distances, Ggrandeur (sic), Situation & Mouvement des Astres: & le souverain remède au Vertige de la Terre, par la situation du Soleil par dessus les Estoilles tant errentes que fixes. Dedié à Monseigneur le Chancelier. Par I. D. B.

      A Paris, Chez I. de Senleque et Chez Jean Remy, M. DC. XLIV, Avec privilege du Roy, 1644, - in-4to, 20 ff. (1 f. blanche inclue = 40 p. non. num.) + 185 p. (1 feuille blanche entre p.126/127) + 1 p. ?Extrait du Privilege du Roy?), nombreuses remarques de l?époque dans les marges, propres et bien lisibles, (titre avec taches et inscriptions par rapport à l?auteur), Ex-Libris ?Resid. Tolos S.J.? à l?int. du premier plat, reliure en plein veau, dos richement doré, pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, charnière devant fendue (mais ferme), bel exemplaire. Édtion originale. Très rare. L?attribution à Brouault est bien expliquée dans le Barbier, l?ouvrage est référencé dans l?ouvrage ?Hist. de la philosphie hermétique? tome III, p. 129, de Lenglet-Dufresnoy.?This work is very largely on alchemy, although its title conseals this. The book was reprinted in 1645. (Duveen)?.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Barbier I, 19; Waite, Alchemistical philosophers p. 282; Hoefer II, 324; Cailet 1697 (Avec collation erronée); Duveen S. 102 (A very rare work). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Historie ofte jaerlijck verhael van de verrichtinghen der Geoctroyeerde West-Indische Compagnie, zedert haar begin/ tot het eynde van't jaer 1636.

      Leyden, Bonaventuer en Abraham Elsevier, 1644.Folio. Contemporary pannelled blindtooled calf, skilfully rebacked, spine richly gilt with red morocco title label. With printer's device on title page and 13 double-page engraved plates and maps. (32),544,31,(12) pp.First and only edition. - The basic source for the early history of the Dutch West India Company (WIC), founded in 1621, by one of its directors and principal shareholders Johannes De Laet (1581-1649). It gives an almost 'blow-by-blow description of the campaigns in Brazil from 1630 to the end of 1636, inserting a wealth of geographical and other information about that country. He also gives an excellent account of the preliminary operations of the West India Company from 1621 to 1630, so this work really comprises a history of that organization from its origin to the end of the year 1636' (Boxer, The Dutch in Brazil, p.293). Also included ample accounts of the conquests on the West African coast, the taking of Curaçao and the foundation of New York. - (Small stamp on title-page). - A fine copy.Tiele 630; Cat. NHSM I, p.534; Asher 22; Sabin 38556; European-Americana II, p.444; Willems 571; Borba de Moraes I, p.452.

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         TOPOGRAPHIA BAVARIAE

      [Frankfurt am Main]: Matthaeus Merian, 1644 [but ca. 1660]. FIRST EDITION. Written, like a number of Merian books, by the German school official and miscellaneous author Zeiller (1589-1661), this beautifully illustrated publication is part of the splendid and justly celebrated "Topographia" series of books initiated by Merian (1593-1650) and continued by his heirs to a grand total of some 30 folio volumes, issued between 1642-88. The profusely illustrated works are of primary importance for the knowledge of Central European topography of the baroque era, and it is of great interest because of the very considerable artistic value of its engravings. Graesse notes that volumes (like the present one) covering Germany are especially valued for the accuracy of the illustrations, representing the country very much as it was at the time the books were produced. The present volume covers Bavaria, one of the loveliest parts of Germany. According to Wüthrich, Merian the Elder engraved most of the plates here himself, including some of the most beautiful in the series: "the Vogelschau and the Steinerne Brücke of Regensburg, Neuburg on the Danube, Passau, Landshut, and the market square at Munich"--the latter still recognizable to the modern tourist. The title page bears the date of 1644, though the actual publication date was at least 10 years later. Ours is the first printing of the work, without the appendix that would be added to a later, 132-page edition (still with title page dated 1644). The plates here are executed with considerable skill and charm, with the artist including details of costume and touches of daily life whenever scale permits. Because the Merian topographical works are illustrated books that would have invited avid use, they are usually found with serious defects; the present well-preserved copy is an exception.. 311 x 210 mm. (12 1/4 x 8 1/4"). 38, [2], 39-84 pp., [4] leaves. FIRST EDITION. Contemporary stiff vellum, holes for ties (now missing). With engraved title page, TWO FOLDING MAPS, AND 52 PLATES (40 double-page, mounted on stubs) SHOWING 91 VIEWS. Front free endpaper with early ink owner's signature; occasional early ink marginalia. Wüthrich IV,108, no. 19; Brunet V, 1529-30; Graesse VI, 509. Vellum somewhat soiled, but the binding entirely sound and very satisfactory. Not infrequent but always faint browning to margins, a hint of soiling or foxing here and there, other minor defects, but still an excellent copy internally, generally clean, rather fresh, and with strong impressions of the plates.Written, like a number of Merian books, by the German school official and miscellaneous author Zeiller (1589-1661), this beautifully illustrated publication is part of the splendid and justly celebrated "Topographia" series of books initiated by Merian (1593-1650) and continued by his heirs to a grand total of some 30 folio volumes, issued between 1642-88. The profusely illustrated works are of primary importance for the knowledge of Central European topography of the baroque era, and it is of great interest because of the very considerable artistic value of its engravings. Graesse notes that volumes (like the present one) covering Germany are especially valued for the accuracy of the illustrations, representing the country very much as it was at the time the books were produced. The present volume covers Bavaria, one of the loveliest parts of Germany. According to Wüthrich, Merian the Elder engraved most of the plates here himself, including some of the most beautiful in the series: "the Vogelschau and the Steinerne Brücke of Regensburg, Neuburg on the Danube, Passau, Landshut, and the market square at Munich"--the latter still recognizable to the modern tourist. The title page bears the date of 1644, though the actual publication date was at least 10 years later. Ours is the first printing of the work, without the appendix that would be added to a later, 132-page edition (still with title page dated 1644). The plates here are executed with considerable skill and charm, with the artist including details of costume and touches of daily life whenever scale permits. Because the Merian topographical works are illustrated books that would have invited avid use, they are usually found with serious defects; the present well-preserved copy is an exception.

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         1644 Francis Bacon Sermones Fideles Essays Elzevir Economics Science Crime LAW

      Lugduni Batavorium: Franc. Hackium, 1644. - 1644 Francis Bacon Sermones Fideles Essays Elzevir Economics Science Crime LAW “Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.” Francis Bacon Francis Bacon, one of the most famous English philosophers and scientists of the Renaissance. While most of his work deals with discovery, scientific method, and the scientific revolution, he did lean strongly toward Puritanism in his personal devotion. An extremely rare Elzevier printing of Bacon’s “Sermones fideles”. “Sermones fideles” is the title of the work as a whole, but it contains four other works that come from ‘The Essays’. Bacon discusses politics, economics, ethics, crime, law, and science all through the lens of philosophy. This work was translated from his ‘Essays’ which was printed earlier in English. Item number: #1896 Price: $750 BACON, Francis Fr. Baconi de Verulamio Sermones fideles, ethici, politici, oeconomici, sive interiora rerum. Accedunt Faber fortnae, colores boni et mali Lugduni Batavorium: Franc. Hackium, 1644. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: 404, [4] • References: Willems 1279; Goldsmid I, 21 • Language: Latin • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • Size: ~5in X 3in (13cm x 8cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 1896 Photos available upon request [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Monumento de los Santos Martyres Justo, i Pastor, en la Ciudad de Huesca. Con Las Antiguedades, que se hallaron, fabricando una Capilla, para trasladar sus Santos cuerpos.

      En Huesca, por Juan Nogues, 1644. - in-8. Frontispice gravé. 20ff. 272pp. 6ff. 3 planches dépliantes. Plein vélin souple d'époque à rabats, dos lisse titré à l'encre, lacets de peau (petit manque de cuir aux lacets). Edition Originale de cette rare impression de la ville aragonaise de Huesca. Saint Juste et Saint Pasteur étaient des enfants morts en martyrs sous Dioclétien, et dont les restes étaient conservés à Huesca où on leur donna en 1570 une nouvelle sépulture. Cet ouvrage composé en leur mémoire, décrit leur reliques ainsi que diverses antiquités conservées dans la ville. L'auteur Juan Francisco Andres de Uztarroz (1606-1653), poète et historien espagnol fut notamment historiographe de l'Aragon et de Felipe IV (1646). Il tenait chez lui l'un des grands salons poétiques de l'époque: "Los Anhelantes", vivier intellectuel dans lequel il rencontra de nombreux auteurs qui furent ses protégés, en particulier Balthasar Gracian dont l'imprimeur du présent ouvrage, Juan Nogués, fut notamment l'éditeur. L'illustration se compose d'un frontispice et de 3 curieuses planches dépliantes gravées, représentant une relique de Saint Juste (une chaussure) et plusieurs vases anciens. Ex-libris ancien gravé sur bois et contrecollé au dos du titre: "D. Judae Sanz, a Larrea". Feuillets de texte uniformément roussis, petit travail de vers sur la marge intérieure de quelques feuillets. Bon exemplaire. Palau, 12274. Le CCPB ne répertorie que 5 exemplaires complets conservés en Espagne (dont un seul en Aragon). [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Le Tableau de la fortune, ou par la décadence des Empires et des Royaumes, par la ruine des Villes, et par diverses advantures merveilleuses, on voit l'instabilité de toutes les choses du monde.

      A Paris, Chez Guillaume Loyson et Nicolas de Sercy 1644 - in-4, [2]-352 pp., vélin ivoire rigide, tranches mouchetées de rouge (rel. de l'époque). Petits trous de ver en marge intérieure de quelques feuillets, taches brunes au second plat de la reliure. Édition originale rare. Urbain Chevreau, natif de Loudun, se signala par de nombeux écrits tant littéraires qu'historiques. Il fut notamment précepteur du duc du Maine et artisan du mariage de Monsieur, frère de Louis XIV, avec la princesse palatine Elisabeth-Charlotte. Dans cet ouvrage érudit et curieux, comme son auteur lui-même, Chevreau passe en revue tous les malheurs du monde. La chute politique des empires est tout autant racontée que les catastrophes naturelles, tremblements de terre ou innodations. Il relate également les morts étranges. Bon exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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         A Practicall Catechisme, with Large Additions to the Praticall Catechisme. Containing 12 discourses, including Of the Power of the Keyes, or Of Binding and Loosing, together with others

      Richard Royston; Henry Hall; R Davis, 1644, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition. A Practicall Catechisme, Oxford, 1646, 116 pages plus table [8] but missing pages 1-8 ; Large Additions to the Praticall Catechisme, Printed by M.F. for R Royston and are to be sold at his shop at the Sign of the Angel in Ivy-lane, London, 1646, 66 pages; Of Conscience, Scandal, Will-Worship and Superstition, printed Henry Hall Printer to the Universitie, Oxford, 1645, 65 pages; Of Sinnes of Weaknesse, Wilfullnesse and Appendant To It, A paraphrasticall explication of two difficult texts, Heb. 6 and Heb. 10, Oxford, 1646, 18 pages; Of a Late or Death-bed Repentance. 1646, 19 pages; Of Resisting the Lawfull Magistrate Under Colour of Religion and Appendant to it of the word rendered Damnation, Rom. 13, reprinted, Also Of the Zelots among the Jewes, Of taking up the Crosse, A Vindication of Christs reprehending St. Peter, from the exceptions of Mr Marshall, printed for H.H. and W.W., Oxford, 1644, 61 pages; Of Idolatry, 1646, printed by Henry Hall, printer to the Universitie, Oxford, 36 pages; A View of the New Directory and a Vindication of the Ancient Liturgy of the Church of England, In Answer to the Reasons pretended in the Ordinance and Preface, for the abolishing the one, and establishing the other, the Third Edition, Printed by Henry Hall Printer to the University, Oxford, 1646, 88 pages; Considerations of Present Use Concerning the Danger resulting from the Change of our Church Government, 1644, 13 pages; A View of Some Exceptions which have beene made by a Romanist to the Lord Viscount Falkland's Discourse of the Infallibilitie of the Church of Rome, Submitted to the Censure of all sober Christians, Together with the Discouse it selfe of Infalibilitie prefixt to it, Printed for R Royston at the Angel in Ivy-lane and R Davis in Oxford, 1646, 204 pages; Of Fraternal Admonition or Correption, printed by R Royston at the Angel, undated, 29 pages; Of the Power of the Keyes, or Of Binding and Loosing, printed for Richard Royston, 1647, 141 pages (pagination error). Full leather covers with banded spine, containing 12 separate publications, some of them first editions by Charles I's private chaplain. Wear to edges, corners and spine-ends. Cracked spine-joints. Areas of surface loss at spine-ends. Sound binding. Clean pages. Darkened prelims and end-papers. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 70617101083. Discounted price for October 2017. Displayed price shows the discount.

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         Le guidon général des finances, avec les annotations de M. Vincent Gelée.A Paris, chez Iean Guignard , 1644.

      A Paris, chez Iean Guignard 1644 - Cm. 17,7, pp. (12) 872 (14). Legatura coeva in piena perg. molle. Lievi e sporadiche fioriture. Esemplare ben conservato. Nuova edizione, rivista ed annotata da Sebastian Hardy di questa interessante ed autorevolissima opera dedicata alla storia dell'amministrazione finanziaria francese. Jean Hennequin, economista e pensatore parigino attivo nella seconda metà del Cinquecento, fu allievo e collaboratore di Giordano Bruno; ricoprì importanti cariche pubbliche (ad es. nella Corte dei Conti). Non comune e ricercato. Così Brunet, III, 97: "Ouvrage curieux pour l'histoire des finances de la France"; cfr. anche Kress, 671; Barbier; non in Cat. Einaudi. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         SUPERBE RELIURE IN FOLIO FLEURS DE LYS 1644 DIONYSII AREOPAGITAE

      - SANCTII DIONIYSII AREOPAGITAE LUTERIAE 1644 BIEN COMPLET DES 2 TOMES EN 1 VOLUME 37 X 24 CENTIMETRES RELIE SUPERBE RELIURE FLEURS DE LYS DE L'EPOQUE 874- 674 PAGES DES RESTAURATIONS SUR LA RELIURE A PREVOIR POIDS 6 KILOS (0015) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Entdeckte Grufft Politischer Geheimnüssen/ Oder Sinreiche Reden hoher Potentaten.

      Wyngaerden, Heidelberg 1644 - In welchen die Grundt-Ursachen angezeiget werden/ welche sie zu verrichtung ungewöhnlicher Thaten bewogen haben: Mit angehenckten Bedencken über jede Rede. Übers. u. Vorr.: Clajus von der Ill (Pseud. von Isaak Clauß aus Straßburg). 7 Bl., 513 :(i.e.483, Paginierfehler: auf S. 309 folgt S. 340 . Dieser Fehler war bereits in der EA von 1662 enthalten und wurde ohne Korrektur wieder übernommen). In einigen bibliogr. Nachweisen wurde das Werk auch der Schwester Madeleine de Scudery zugewiesen. Prgt. d. 18. Jh. mit Bibl.-Deckelschild "Bibliotheque de Spietz". Papier durchg. gebräunt, hs. Eintr. a.V., St.a.T.u.V. . Jantz 746. Sehr selten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Tristani Chalci Mediolanensis hisotriographi residua e. bibliotheca patricij Nobilissimi Lucii Hadriani Cottae: nunc primo prodeunt in lucem studio et opera Ioannis Petri Puricelli

      Mediolanum, Ioannem Baptistae &  Iulium Cesarem fratres Malatestas 1644 - 4°, mm 340x230, legatura in piena pergamena coeva titolo al dorso su etichetta cartacea e titolo manoscritto al taglio inferiore; ottimo stato di conservazione; pp. (44), 120, (4), bella vignetta calcografica al frontespizio, fregi e capilettera xilografati. Piccolissimi forellini di tarlo che non ledono il testo ai margini delle ultime carte (117 ? 120), alla nona carta non numerata macchioline d'inchiostro dell'epoca. Interno del volume fresco e marginoso. Il volume comprende anche gli scritti del Calco composti in occasione di matrimoni celebri:  Nuptiae Mediolanensium Ducum, Nuptiae Mediolanensium et Estensium principum, Nuptiae Augustae Quest'opera è nota come HIstoria Residua poiché comprende la seconda parte della storia di Milano del Calco pubblicata nel 1644 a continuazione della prima parte (Historia Mediolanensis in libros vigentii) che risale al 1627. Tristano Calco fu capo della biblioteca viscontea-sforzesca di Pavia, quando nel 1494 muore a Milano Giorgio Merula gli venne affidato il compito di continuare l'opera che il Merula stava scrivendo per ordine di Lodovico Maria Sforza; inizialmente il libro doveva dimostrare che la discendenza del Moro risaliva sino alla famiglia Visconti, ma quando il Calco prese in mano l'opera volle ricominciarla daccapo sicché da trattato sulle origini della famiglia Sforza l'Historia Mediolanensis in libros vigentii divenne cronaca dei fatti storici della città di Milano dalle origini fino al 1333. Quest'opera venne scritta contemporaneamente alla celebre storia del Corio, ma a differenza di quest'ultima, pubblicata nel 1503, l'Historia Mediolanensis non vide la luce fino al 1627, stampata su ordine del Consiglio dei decurioni di Milano che voleva dare inizio a una serie di pubblicazioni storiche sulla città di Milano. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Theatrum triumphale mediolanensis urbis magnalium, annalistica proportione digestum.

      à Io. Baptista et Iulio Caesare Malatestis, 1644. In-folio (cm. 34), solida legatura coeva in p. pergamena rigida (macchie), titolo al dorso sbiadito, tagli rossi, risguardi marmorizzati; pp. [170] 323 [5] in ottimo stato e fresche, con una splendida antiporta in rame n.t. (di Cerano e Bianchi), carta M5 in rosso e nero, fregi e bei capilettera in silografia. Edizione originale e unica dell'opera storiografica migliore del cappuccino cagliaritano, dedicata a Re Filippo IV. «Contiene molte peregrine notizie che l'autore raccolse da antiche cronache ora perdute [..] e tutto vi è trattato» [Predari 200]. La data si ricava dall'imprimatur. Sul Vitale autore tra l'altro degli Annales Sardiniae cfr. il Manno. Superbo esemplare.

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         La Catelogne francoise. Ou il est traité des droits que le Roy a sur les Comtez de Barcelone, et de Roussillon; et sur les autres Terres de la Principauté de Catelogne.

      A Tolose, par Pierre Bosc, 1644. - Petit in-4. 6ff. 202pp. 1f. (1f.blanc). Plein vélin souple, dos lisse avec titre manuscrit à l'encre (reliure de l'époque). Edition Originale imprimée à Toulouse de cet ouvrage de l'érudit toulousain Pierre de Caseneuve (1591-1652). Publié dans le contexte de la crispation des relations entre la Catalogne et le Royaume de Castille, peu après le déclenchement de la Guerre dite "des Faucheurs" au cours de laquelle la Catalogne se plaça sous la protection de la France contre Felipe VI, ce traité richement documenté défend la thèse de l'appartenance française des régions situées au Sud des Pyrénées. L'auteur pointe notamment l'origine française des comtes de Barcelone, ainsi que des populations venues repeupler la Catalogne à la suite de la Reconquista. Vignette gravée sur bois au titre représentant un berger gardant ses brebis, bandeaux typographiques, bandeau et lettrines gravés sur bois. Taches d'encre sur les plats ainsi qu'à la marge du quart des feuillets l'ouvrage, quelques trous de vers à la marge, sans manque. Bon exemplaire par ailleurs. Palau, 47237. Bourgeois et André 2844. Cioranescu 17898. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         The Hypocrite Discovered and Cured. The Definition The Kindes The Subject The Symptoms Of Hypocrisie. The Prognosticks The Causes The Cure Of Hypocrisie. A Discourse Furnished With much variety of Experimental and Historicall observations, and most seasonable for these times of happy designe for Reformation. In two Books

      Printed by G. M. for John Bellamy at the Signe of the three golden Lyons neare the Royall-Exchange, London 1644 - Octavo. (16) 72, 65-153 (7)pp. Rebound in modern tan cloth with gilt lettering in on red leather label on spine. Imprimatur by Charles Herle, English theologian, with decorative head and end piece. Title page with decorative ruling and the words Definition.Symptoms and Prognosticks.Cure bracketed together. Decorative head pieces and initials. With an epistle to the Assembly of Divines, about the discerning of spirits by Samuel Torshell. The order of deliberation Torshell follows in this treatise is: 1. the definition of hypocrisie, 2. the kinds of it, 3. the subject, 4. symtomes, 5. the prognosticks, 6. the causes, and 7. the cure of it. Table of historians, other authors and Scriptures illustrated in the treatise.Torshell is said to have studied at Cambridge University, was appointed rector of Bunbury, was the tutor of the two youngest children of Charles I., and became a preacher at Cripplegate, London. He was the author of several publications with Christian topics. Light rubbing of binding. "Hypocrite-Displayed" inked in handwriting upside down at bottom of imprimatur. First three leaves with tissue paper along edges. Some age toning, mostly at upper margins and sporadic light staining in block. Binding and interior in overall very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Desembarco Del Rey Nuestro Senor dalante de Baya de Napoles , passando de la R. de Francia, en queiva á la Capitana de Napoles que salio á .1702

      Artist: Fricx Eugène-Henri ( - 1730) Bruxelles; issued in: Bruxelles; date: ca 1704 1644 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Folds, tears perfectly set down; - size (in cm): 43 x 59,5; - description: Representation of the disembarkment of the french king at Naples caused by the The War of the Spanish Succession (1702?1715). It was a major European conflict of the early 18th century, triggered by the death in 1700 of the last Habsburg King of Spain, the infirm and childless Charles II. In 1702 the war in northern Italy was in its second year. After Austria's initial success Louis XIV sent Marshal Vendôme to command the Bourbon army, and with greatly superior numbers he began to dominate and pin back his opponent. With the Duke of Savoy's desertion Piedmont-Savoy became an important goal for the French, who now aimed to isolate Victor Amadeus and Starhemberg from the Austrians to the east and secure communications between France and Milan. By the beginning of 1704 Marshal Tessé had taken the Duchy of Savoy.; -vita of the artist: Eugène-Henri Fricx was a printer and book dealer in Bruxelles. His mail works where city maps of Belgium and Luxembourg.

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         Placaet op het stellen van Vogel-koyen, ghearresteert den 18 may 1644, d.d. Batesteyn 1644, getekend J.W. de Brederoden. Plano, 1 blad met wapen van Brederode, gedrukt. Druk: Dirck van Ackersdijk te Utrecht.

      Verbod tot het oprichten van eendenkooien te Vianen en Ameide. M7231.

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         Bekantnuss Des waaren Glaubens: Das ist, Einfaltige Erleuterung Der rechten allgemeinen Lehr und Hauptarticklen, der reinen Christlichen Religion: Einhellig auszgangen, von den Dieneren der Kirchen Christi, in der Eidgnoschafft: zu Zürich, Bern, Glarus, Basel, Schaffhausen, Appenzell, und denen zu Sanct-Gallen, Chur, und der dreyen Bündten, auch denen zu Mulhausen und Biel: zu welichen sich gethan die Diener der Kirchen zu Genff und Welschen-Neuwenburg: sampt anderen Dieneren des Evangelij, in den Königreychen Polen, Ungaren und Schottlands: Allen Gläubigen darvon zu urtheilen fürgestellt, und zu bezeugen, dass sy in der Einigkeit waarer, uralter, Christenlicher Kirchen bestahnd, und kein neuwe jrzige Lehr führend, noch gemeinschafft mit einigen Secten haltend.

      Zürich, Johann Jacob Bosmer 1644. 133 (2) p. Rebound Hardcover, 4° (A very light waterstain in the bottom margins of the final pages, otherwise in very good condition. German edition of the Second Helvetic Confession compiled by Heinrich Bullinger, 1504-1575. The confession was published in 1566 in both German and Latin and covers all the main doctrines of the Reformed faith. After the publication of the first editions the Second Helvetic Confession was translated in multiple other languages and was officially recognised by Reformed Churched in Europe and beyond. It became the first international Reformed confession and until now remains the confession of Reformed and Presbyterian churches throughout the world.) Staedtke, J. (1973.) Heinrich Bullinger. Bibliografie, No. 470.

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         La science héroïque, traitant de la noblesse, de l'origine des armes, de leurs blasons, et symboles, des tymbres, bourlets, couronnes, cimiers, lambrequins, supports, et tenans, et autres ornements de l'escu; de la devise, et du cry de guerre, de l'escu pendant et des pas et emprises des anciens chevaliers, des formes différentes de leurs tombeaux; et des marques extérieures de l'escu de nos Roys, des Reynes, et enfans de France, et des officiers de la Couronne, et de la Maison du Roy. Avec la généalogie succincte de la Maison de Rosmadec en Bretagne. Le tout embelly d'un grand nombre de figures en taille douce, sur toutes ces matières.

      Sébastien & Gabriel Cramoisy, 1644. In-folio, plein veau raciné, dos à nerfs, caissons richement ornés, roulettes et dentelles, dentelles sur les coupes, (16)- 494- (22)- 38 pp. Titre en noir et rouge, frontispice,, 17 & 8 planches hors-texte, bandeaux et lettrines. Très nombreuses figures dans le texte, 82 à pleine page. Titre gravé (Rosmadec). Edition originale et très bel exemplaire de cet important traité établissant une nouvelle codification pour figurer les armoiries.

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         Ducatus Brunsvicensis fereq Lunaeburgensis, Cum adjacentibus Episcopatibus, Comit. Domin. etc. Descriptio Geographica, per annos aliquot concinnata, et Revmis Illmis ac Celfmis Principib. ac Ducib. Brunsvic. et Luneburg. dicata ab observatore et Elaboratore Casparo Dauthendey Architecto et Mathematico Guelphico. Spectator, Extrema Cujusque territory ac dioeceseos, leviter partim determinata, ac proinde minus certà dijudicanda eße, scias. Per sextantem autem Astronomicum 6. pedes longu, in aula Guelphica Poli elevat supra 52. gradus, inter 9. et 10. minuta exactißime se observaße, et super hanc basin totius Tabulae structuram erexiße scribit auctor. Johannes Janßonius Excud.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Casper Dauthendey b. Johannes Janssonius (Jansson) in Amsterdam, 1644, 41,5 x 53 van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. I, 2261:1A. - Die Karte nur in diesem Atlas erschienen! - Unser Exemplar ohne Rückentext nicht bei van der Krogt bekannt! - Zeigt das Herzogtum Braunschweig eingeteilt in seine Herrschaftsgebiete. - Unten links Titelkartusche mit Wappen. - In der Karte weitere sechs Wappen. - Perfekter altkolorierter Zustand!

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         LOUIS XIV - lettre signée du jeune roi âgé de 6 ans

      - Pièce signée « Louis » (secrétaire de la main), contresigné par le secrétaire d’Etat Henri de Guenegaud, au nom de la reine mère Anne d’Autriche, régente du royaume. Paris, 1er mai 1644. Vélin in-folio oblong. Le roi à cette époque à 6 ans. Lettre de conseiller d’Etat en faveur de Jean de Flécelles, vicomte de Corbeil (de la famille du vicomte de Brégy, célèbre diplomate du XVIIème siècle), seigneur de Brégy et de Tigery, avec mention en marge de la prestation du serment aux mains du chancelier de France, 24 mai 1644, suivant le mandement exprimé dans l’acte : « Mandons à nostre très cher et féal le sieur Séguier, comte de Gyen, chevalier, chancelier de France que de vous pris et receu le serment en tel cas requis et acoustumé, il vous mette et institue en possession de la dicte charge et d’icelle vous fasse et laisse faire et user pleinement et paisiblement ( ) »

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         Principia philosophiae / Meditationes de prima philosophiae

      Louis Elzevir, Amsterdam 1644 - 4to (202 x 153 mm). [24], 310, [2] pp., signatures *4 (a)-(b)4 A-2Q4 (-2Q4), including device on title, several woodcut illustrations (some full page), with blank b4, but without final blank 2Q4. [Bound with:] II. Meditationes de prima philosophia. Part 1 (of 2) only. Amsterdam: Jan Blaue, 1644. [2] 3-48 pp., signatures A4 b-f4. Woodcut printer's device on title and ornamental initials. Two works bound in one volume. 4to (203 x 152 mm). Contemporary mottled calf, rebacked retaining much of the original spine and the gilt lettering piece, spine with 5 raised bands (extremities rubbed, corners slightly scuffed), red-sprinkled edges, original endpapers. Text generally crisp and clean with very minor occasional spotting and light age toning, first title little dust-soiled, small worm track at fore-edge in a few central quires mended with tissue, 2 ink smudges to lower blank margin of p.82, small light dampstain to blank margin of a few leaves. Provenance: [Johann Friedrich] Goldhagen (inscription on front flyleaf dated 1760 recording it as a gift from Professor Hoppe); faint illegible ink stamp to title page. A fine copy with ample margins. ---- Norman 622; Guibert, p. 118; Tchemerzine II, p. 787; NLM/Krivatsy 9512. - FIRST EDITION OF DESCARTES' SYSTEM OF PHYSICS, in which he developed his theory of vortices. Based in part on his then unpublished work Le monde, which treated the creation and function of the universe in completely mechanistic terms, Descartes' Principia provides a systematic statement of his metaphysics and natural philosophy. The first part, De principiis cognitionis humanae (Of the Principles of Human Knowledge) deals with the nature of motion, rest, force, and action. He defines motion in Book II and distinguishes the difference between translation and 'the force that brings about this translation.' Descartes was careful in the Principia to qualify his mechanistic Copernican views with the idea that all motion is relative. 'His vortical theory allowed him to argue that since the earth is at rest in its surrounding medium it remains unmoved, although it, together with its entire vortex, necessarily circles the sun' (Norman). Descartes' system represents a truly comprehensive look at the universe in a fundamentally new, mechanistic and non-teleological way. His vortex theory was the starting point for all serious work in physical theory in the mid-17th century, including Newton. The fourth and final part of the work contains the first scientific theory of magnetism. II. Guibert, pp. 45-46. - THIRD LATIN EDITION, and the first Amsterdam edition, of Descartes' Meditationes (first Paris 1641), containing his famous conclusion "Cogito ergo sum", here without all the objections and replies. The book is made up of 6 meditations, in which Descartes first discards all belief in things which are not absolutely certain, and then tries to establish what can be known for sure. The "Meditations" consist of the presentation of his metaphysical system in its most detailed level. The publisher announces that, for a better understanding of Descartes' philosophy, he added Gassendi's Disquisitiones Metaphysicae; this, however, is not included here. - Visit our website for additional images and information. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         THE KINGDOME OF ENGLAND & PRINCIPALITY OF WALES, EXACTLY DESCRIBED WITH EVERY SHEERE & THE SMALL TOWNES IN EVERY ONE OF THEM, IN SIX MAPPES, PORTABLE FOR EVERY MANS POCKET, . Described by one that trauailed throughout the whole kingdome, for its purpose.

      s.l. ¿London?: Sold by Thomas Ienner, - 1644 - Portada, 6 mapas plegados (43,5 x 49-54 cm.) (30,5 x 50 el mapa 6º); 22 x 8,5 cm. La encuadernacion. Encuadernación en piel de época. Buen estado. Papel rasgado en pliegue central de los dos primeros mapas (2 cm.), sin pérdida de papel. Pequeña falta en el primer mapa fuera de la marca de plancha. Despite his own royalist sympathies in 1643-44 he accepted a commission from the puritan publisher Thomas Jenner to copy Christopher Saxton’s large wall map of England and Wales, dating from 1583 but still the most accurate map of the kingdom. An extremely utilitarian object, virtually lacking in decoration, Hollar’s copy was advertised as ‘Useful for all Com[m]anders for Quarteringe of Souldiers & all sorts of Persons would be informed, Where the Armies be’ and it became known as the ‘Quartermaster’s Map’ (Wenceslaus Hollar as a map-maker) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Principia philosophiae / Meditationes de prima philosophiae

      Amsterdam: Louis Elzevir, 1644. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (202 x 153 mm). [24], 310, [2] pp., signatures *4 (a)-(b)4 A-2Q4 (-2Q4), including device on title, several woodcut illustrations (some full page), with blank b4, but without final blank 2Q4. [Bound with:] II. Meditationes de prima philosophia. Part 1 (of 2) only. Amsterdam: Jan Blaue, 1644. [2] 3-48 pp., signatures A4 b-f4. Woodcut printer's device on title and ornamental initials. Two works bound in one volume. 4to (203 x 152 mm). Contemporary mottled calf, rebacked retaining much of the original spine and the gilt lettering piece, spine with 5 raised bands (extremities rubbed, corners slightly scuffed), red-sprinkled edges, original endpapers. Text generally crisp and clean with very minor occasional spotting and light age toning, first title little dust-soiled, small worm track at fore-edge in a few central quires mended with tissue, 2 ink smudges to lower blank margin of p.82, small light dampstain to blank margin of a few leaves. Provenance: [Johann Friedrich] Goldhagen (inscription on front flyleaf dated 1760 recording it as a gift from Professor Hoppe); faint illegible ink stamp to title page. A fine copy with ample margins. ----Norman 622; Guibert, p. 118; Tchemerzine II, p. 787; NLM/Krivatsy 9512. - FIRST EDITION OF DESCARTES' SYSTEM OF PHYSICS, in which he developed his theory of vortices. Based in part on his then unpublished work Le monde, which treated the creation and function of the universe in completely mechanistic terms, Descartes' Principia provides a systematic statement of his metaphysics and natural philosophy. The first part, De principiis cognitionis humanae (Of the Principles of Human Knowledge) deals with the nature of motion, rest, force, and action. He defines motion in Book II and distinguishes the difference between translation and 'the force that brings about this translation.' Descartes was careful in the Principia to qualify his mechanistic Copernican views with the idea that all motion is relative. 'His vortical theory allowed him to argue that since the earth is at rest in its surrounding medium it remains unmoved, although it, together with its entire vortex, necessarily circles the sun' (Norman). Descartes' system represents a truly comprehensive look at the universe in a fundamentally new, mechanistic and non-teleological way. His vortex theory was the starting point for all serious work in physical theory in the mid-17th century, including Newton. The fourth and final part of the work contains the first scientific theory of magnetism. II. Guibert, pp. 45-46. - THIRD LATIN EDITION, and the first Amsterdam edition, of Descartes' Meditationes (first Paris 1641), containing his famous conclusion "Cogito ergo sum", here without all the objections and replies. The book is made up of 6 meditations, in which Descartes first discards all belief in things which are not absolutely certain, and then tries to establish what can be known for sure. The "Meditations" consist of the presentation of his metaphysical system in its most detailed level. The publisher announces that, for a better understanding of Descartes' philosophy, he added Gassendi's Disquisitiones Metaphysicae; this, however, is not included here. - Visit our website for additional images and information. Very Good.

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         Tesoro de las tres lenguas española, francesa, y italiana. Thresor des trois langues, Espagnole, Françoise, et Italienne

      Iaques Crespin, Geneve 1644 - Derniere edition reveuë & augmentee en plusieurs endroits, 8vo, 3 parts in one, pp. 570, 420, 504; woodcut printer's device, head- and tail-pieces, and initials; contemporary dark calf, unadorned spine in 6 compartments, raised bands, all edges speckled red; hinges weak but holding, cords exposed, small loss of leather to spine foot, boards scuffed; list of names in 19th-century hand on ffep; some leaves a bit crumpled, else textblock good and sound. Zaunmüller, p. 369. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         COMITATUS CANTABRIGIENSIS SIVE CAMBRIDGESHIRE.

      1644 - Circa 1638-Amsterdam, folio, overall size 595mm x 490mm, good margins, Dutch text on verso, hand-coloured.

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         De piscibus libri V. et de cetis liber unus. J.C. Utervius collegit. M.A. Bernia in lucem restituit.

      Bologna, Thebaldinus, 1638 (in fine 1644). - Folio, circa 36,5 x 25,3 cm. Kupfertitel, 3 (1 w.) Bll., 732 SS., 14 Bll., mit vielen, oft ganzseitigen Holzschnitten Leder d. Zt. mit Rückenvergoldung und Wappensupralibros auf beiden Deckeln Nissen ZB, 70; Ceresoli, 41. Grosse, mit den Holzschnitten der Originalausgabe von 1612 reich ausgestattete Ausgabe von von Aldrovandis Fischbuch, mit dem Anhang über die Wale. Beschrieben werden die verschiedenen Familien der damals bekannten Fische, wobei auch einige Monster aufgenommen sind. Der italienischer Mediziner und Naturforscher Ulisse Aldrovandi (auch Ulysses Aldrovandus; 1522-1605) stellte mehrere Tierbücher zusammen, die teils erst nach seinem Tod publiziert wurden und in Anordnung wie Ausstattung an die Werke von Conrad Gessner erinnern. Beide, Gessner und Aldrovandi, gelten als die Begründer der modernen Zoologie. - Dieses Exemplar in schönem Wappeneinband stammt aus der Bibliothek des bedeutenden Hebraisten, Theologen und Bibliophilen Jean Plantavit de La Pause (1579-1651) der Hofkaplan der Königinnen von Frankreich und Spanien und Bischof von Lodève war. - Wenig gebräunt, nur etwa 6 Blätter stärker fleckig (ab Seite 398), sonst meist sehr sauber. Einband etwas berieben, Gelenke sorgfältig und unauffällig erneuert, Rücken neu aufgezogen, einige Schabspuren, dennoch hübscher, dekorativer Band. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Schat der ongesontheyt ofte genees-konste van de sieckten, verciert met historyen ende kopere platen, als oock met verssen van heer Jacob Cats. 2e druk, Dordrecht, Jasper Gorissz, 1644 [op titelpagina 1e deel 'gedruckt by Hendrick van Esch']. [gebonden met:] Lof der medicine ofte genees-konste (pp. 1-34) [en:] Bergh-val ofte wederlegginge van Michiel de Montaigne tegens de nootsakelickheyt der genees-konste (pp. 35-152).

      Geheel perkament uit de tijd, [I] (32)+632 pag. + [II] 152 pag. Het eerste werk geillustreerd met een gegraveerde titelpagina door S. Savrij met voorstellingen van goed en slecht weer en in het tweede deel een paginagroot frontispice met een anatomische afbeelding van een staande vrouw. Voorts diverse gravures in de tekst. Lichte waterschade in de eerste pagina's van deel I.

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         Supernatural sights and apparitions seen in London, June 30. 1644. interpreted. With a mathematicall discourse of the now imminent conjunction of Iupiter and Mars, 26 July, 1644. the effects which either here or in some neere counties from thence may be expected.

      London printed for T.V. and are to be sold by I.S. in Little Brittaine 1644 - 4to., 16pp., with two large zodiacal text figures, generally a little spotted and browned, upper margin of title cut close, but with no loss of letters, errata slip pasted over blank foot of last page, bound in mid-19th century black half roan gilt, rather worn. A pretty good copy with the 19th century armorial bookplate of Sir William Grace, Baronet.> First edition. Wing L.2249. 1644 saw the beginning of Lilly's long series of pamphlets of prophecy. In the present, his astrological predictions were vague but portentously gloomy. 'Upon a suddaine and unexpected accident, the dissipation and dissolving of some misterious close consultation and mischievous plot against our State and Common-wealth is portended; the disunion and disagreement of the projectors amongst themselves, and all this is forraigne parts as well as in England: a renting in peeces or mutinous disturbance of some monarchy neare hand, or some Austrian family or Principality, &c. A commotion of the meanest sort of people against some principall man, or majistracy: Losse to Spaine; That we English with our Armies shall travers all the in land countries of this Kingdom, &c. This is all I either can or dare say. M.L.' 1644 marked the third phase of the English Civil War, with victories for the Royalists at Copredy Bridge and Lostwithiel and a major defeat at Marston Moor. Lilly's populist predictions and pseudo-scientific prognostications sold like hot-cakes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Politicarum dissertationum syntagma.

      - Amsterdam, I. Ianssonium, 1644. 12:o. Grav. titelblad,+ (22),+ 540 s. Fuktrand inledningsvis, s. 251-252 med reva och med lagerfläckar på snitten. Samtida pergamentband med senare handmålad rygg med röda och blåa blommor. Collijn sp. 531, som angivit både titeln från smutstitelbladet och, som här, från det graverade titelbladet. Fint exemplar av den andra upplagan, utgiven med ny titel. Den första utkom i Leiden 1637 med titeln ?De ordinantia republica, dissertationum libri quatuor? Med tryckt dedikation till Axel Oxenstierna. Enligt Björne (sid. 29) utkom första upplagan 1642 och han kallar verket för ?? ett omfattande arbete i något, som kunde kallas ?statsklokhet, ??.? En tredje upplaga utgavs i Frankfurt 1673.

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         Het eerste[-derde] deel van de Mathematische Vermaecklyckheden. Te samen ghevoeght van verscheyden ghenuchlijcke ende boertige werck-stucken, (...) Getranslateert uyt het , 523, ch in Nederduytsche tale. Door Wynant van Westen, Mathem. ende Organist der Stadt Nieumegen. Den derden druck op nieus oversien en verbetert. Arnhem, Jacob van Biesen 1644.

      Contemporary vellum. Front of binding on the right has 2 worn finger-holes on the edges. 8º, 3 parts in 1 volume, with 64 woodcut illustrations and tables and 1 decorative woodcut initial. Book I: 1-257 pp+1-13 pp index. Book II: 1-61pp+1-5 pp index. Book III, 1-41 pp+1p index. Handwritten inscription in French on the first page. In good condition with only a few minor stains. Third edition of an extensively illustrated seventeenth-century collection of entertaining tricks, problems, riddles and puzzles based on various branches of mathematics, also covering a wide variety of subjects such as card tricks, calendrical calculations, constructing balance scales, clocks, sun dials, levers and pullies, astronomy, magnetism, surveying, military mechanics, fireworks, conjuring tricks and much more. It is the first book of recreational mathematics, at the crossroad of mercantile arithmetic and 'natural magic' and recreational mathematics and popular science. B2289.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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         Cruydt-boeck Remberti Dodonaei volghens sijne laetste verbeteringhe : met biivoeghsels achter elck capitel, uyt verscheyden cruydt-beschrijvers. Item, in 't laetste een beschrijvinghe vande Indiaensche ghewassen, meest ghetrocken uyt de schriften van Carolus Clusius. Nu wederom van nieuws oversien ende verbetert.

      Antwerpen, B. Moretus, 1644. Folio, 19th century red half leather. (34)+1492+(56) pag. Engraved title print with a garden view and portraits of Dodonaeus en Clusius. Illustrated with 1470 images of plants in woodcut.At the beginning and the end of the book the pages are worn and repared. Misses the french title page(leaf *1) and the last leaf of the book (E6) with the printer's mark. B0380.

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        Jeu des fables

      Paris: H. Le Gras, 1644. The complete set of 53 etchings including title, plates 86 x 55 mm, good impressions. Trimmed close to the subject and mounted in an album, sheets overall 156 x 98 mm. 18th-century calf-backed mottled paper boards. Provenance: G. Lenoir (ownership inscription on title); an unidentified armorial bookplate; purchased from Davis and Orioli, 1967. FIRST EDITION of this suite of etchings, published as an educational deck of cards to teach the Greek myths. They were designed by Jean Desmarests along with a geographical game and originally intended as an amusement for the young Louis XIV. De Vesme 489-541, state 4. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow.

      [Bookseller: Riverrun Books & Manuscripts]
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