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        Iconologie, ou, Explication Nouvelle de Plusieurs Images, Emblemes, et Autres Figures.

      Mathiev Guillmot, Paris 1644 - Folio, 9 x 13 inches, 3/4 leather, marbled boards, worn. Interior is in near fine condition. 196 pages. Praz p. 473. Photos available. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historia delle Guerre Civili di Francia nella quale si contengono le operationi di quattro re Francesco II, Carlo IX, Henrico III & Henrico IV.

      1644. . 1644 - Imprenta real. París. . 2 Vol. . Vol.I (4H + 568 pp.) Vol.II (535 pp.+ 12H). Gran Folio. Plena Piel de época. Europa (Francia), Historia Universal (Francia), Idiomas (Italiano), Siglo XVII . Historia de la guerra civil francesa escrita por el historiador italiano Caterino Davila, publicada por vez primera en 1630 y tras su éxito con mas de 200 ediciónes, es ésta la publicada en París en 1644, e impresa por la Imprenta Real de París, la de mayor prestigio por su tipografía y factura. Ilustrado con encuabezamientos ca<lcográficos y capitulares orladas. Dos volúmenes encuadernados en plena piel de época con filete dorado en tapas y nervios y hierros dorados en lomera. Rara en comercio. .

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        Two Treatises in the one of which, The Nature of Bodies; in the Other, The Nature of the Sovle; is Loked into: In Way of Discovery; of the Immortality of Reasonable Sovles.

      Paris, Gilles Blaizot, 1644. Folio. A lovely later green full calf binding with six raised bands, gilt ornamentations and gilt leather title-label to spine. Gilt frames to boards and all edges of boards gilt. All edges gilt. Title-page a bit dusty, with old owner's name, and with a neat repair to blank margin (from verso). A very nice copy indeed. Woodcut vignettes and initials. (44), 466 pp.. The very rare first edition of Digby's seminal main work, which comprises his two treatises, "The Nature of Bodies" and "The Nature of Man's Soul". The two treatises were first printed as is seen here, together, in folio, in Paris, in 1644, they were reprinted the following year in London, in 4to, and again in 1658 and 1669. The book constitutes a landmark work of 17th century natural science, "It is the first fully developed expression of atomism or corpuscular theory, the first important defense of Harvey on the circulation in English; a modern presentation of the nervous system predating Descartes; and a ground-breaking work in embryology. It also contains the first recorded patch-test for allergy; the fullest early account in English of teaching lip-reading; and material on conditioning anticipating Pavlov." (Rubin and Huston, Digby, a Bibliography, p. 12).After having lost his wife in 1633, the English-born natural philosopher and occult scientist, Kenelm Digby (1603-1665), had settled in France, where he came into contact with Hobbes and Mersenne and came to know Descartes, whom he visited in Holland, and whom he corresponded with. Digby was an early member of the Royal Society, and he was also famous for his alchemical recipes, which he shared with the likes of Robert Boyle.According to D.S.B., The most important piece of work by Digby is the first of the two treatises published here, "The Nature of Bodies". "Here he displays clarity and logic of approach that show his appreciation of Descartes... He discusses motion extensively but qualitatively, although with many admiring references to Galileo's "Two New Sciences" (1638), which not many had read in 1644; he includes Galileo's statement of the law of falling bodies but criticizes Galileo for taking too narrow and strictly functional a view (as Descartes also criticized him)." (D.S.B., IV:96). However, the two treatises are closely linked, and the main purpose of the second, "The Nature of Man's Soul" is to show the immortality of the rational soul, a main concern of philosophers and natural scientists since ancient Greece. The tretise on the body is based on atomistic ideas of Descartes and Gassendi, and Digby sets out to reconstruct the physical world atomistically, thus creating the first fully developed atomistic system of the 17th century, which through Newton and Boyle became the foundation of modern chemistry and physics. Besides his huge influence within these fields, Digby here also, with his theories on the operations of body and soul, i.e. man's senses and mind, provides groundbreaking analysis within the fields of MEDICINE (his defense of Harvey's theory of blood circulation, also being acquainted with Descarte's objections; his own experimental observations, with which he proved that the heart beats by itself; his statement of reflex action, which was based on his observations of motor loss and sensory retention, which made him one of the early supporters of the modern conception of the nervous system), BIOLOGY (with his question of epigenesis as opposed to preformation, which he is practically the first to do since Albertus Magnus, whom he also translated; before Harvey and Malpighi, he expresses a surprisingly modern conception of embryonic development making him the main embryologist of the time and a reformer within this field; he is also the main authority on theories of heredity of his time), PSYCHIATRY (with his experiments and quite accurate ideas of conditioned reflexes he anticipates the theories of Pavlov; he conducts the first recorded patch-test, distinguishing psychological aversion from physical allergy).In this work, Digby also presents for the very first time in English the new lip-reading technique for the deaf and dumb developed by the Spanish priest Bonet, and thus the first English book on the subject (1648) quotes Digby's work. "Digby's earliest scientific work and his most important..." (Honeyman, II:877). Wellcome II:468 only has the London editions from 1645, 1658 and 1669. "This was issued, containing the author's system of philosophy, after he had had a number of conversations with Descartes... Chapter 26 deals with the circulation of the blood... Dr. Fulton (Sir Kenelm Digby, 1937) has pointed out the great importance of Digby's experiments on the heart - described in this work - by which he destroyed Descartes' objections to Harvey's conclusion on the circulation of the blood." (Duveen, 172). Partington 2: 424

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        Religio Medici.

      Juxta Exemp. Lug. Batavor. ( Paris ). 1644 - Petit in- 12 ; (134 x 80 mm.), 244 pp. (ntées par erreur 174)- (3) pp. ; veau marbré, dos lisse orné, triple filet or sur les plats, filet or sur les coupes, tranches marbrées bleues, rel. XVIIIème, (rel. genre Cazin). Titre gravé. Erreurs de pagination : les pp. correspondant aux ff. K12 et L1 sont toutes deux ntées 239/240, et au verso de la p. 241 : p. 174. Copie parisienne, de la même année 1644, de l' éd. de Leyde, chez Hackius, même traduction en latin par J. Merryweather. Craignant une accusation d' impiété, ou de scepticisme, voire d' athéisme, les préfaces de l' auteur et du traducteur ont été supprimées, remplacées par une prudente adresse "au lecteur", commençant par : "Atheismi suspicione ---". Passage remplacé par un blanc, p. 197, comme signalé par Pickering, (Browne's works). Printing and the mind of man, 131, p. 78. Défauts insignifiants, très bon ex. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MINGQI d'époque MING.

      Epoque MING (136, S.N. - Important MINGQI de 38 centimètres de hauteur, à engobe et réhauts de glaçure plombifère anthracite, représentant un dignitaire debout, la coiffe noire, la main gauche ouverte sur le ventre. Epoque MING ( 1368-1644 ). Très beau MINGQI avec une grande finesse de traits en parfait état. faience Archeologie MINGQI chine porcelaine statue MING

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        Mishnayot Seder Taharot

      ha-Madpis Menahem Nahum ben Mosheh Mayzlish, Cracow, Krakow, Poland 1644 - Lacks last leaf (293), here in a vert attractive centuries-old manuscript. Page Resh mem alef has small piece at corner missing and the following page recto of 242 not inked in same area (apparently printing error involving both these leaves). Modern leather binding. Very small Hebrew inscription at very top left corner of title page, the translation of which is, ¿I bought it with my own money.¿ This is followed by an acronym whose meaning no one could determine: yud ayin khet mem zayin. OCLC and Vinograd give pagination as it appears here: [1] [1] gimel to Resh Tazi bet [1] leaves, except that the last leaf here is in manuscript. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Desideri Erasmi Roterodami Enarratio in psalmum I. Beatus vir &c

      Lugdunum Batavorum (= Leiden), Ex officina Joannis Maire, 1644. . Hard Cover. Titel mit Vign., 5 Bll., 108 S. ANGEBUNDEN: Enarratio triplex in psalmum XXII. Ebda., 1645. Titel mit Vign., 1 Bl., 138 S. UND: Enarratio pia juxta ac docta in psalmum XXXIV. Editio novissima. Ebda. 1652. 211 S. UND: Concionalis interpretatio, plena pietatis, in psalmum LXXXVI. Editio novissima. 216 S. Ebda. 16mo. 4 Teile in 1 Band. Zus. in Ldr. d. Zt. mit handgestoch. Kapitalen und RVergold. Ob. Kap. beschäd., stellenw. Wurmspuren, Notiz von alter Hand aV, 1 Bl. mit kl. hinterl. Fehlst. (Buchstabenverlust). - RTitel: "Erasmi opusc(ula) theol(ogiae) I". - Erasmus widmete seine Psalmen-Auslegungen dem Freund Beatus Rhenanus (1), dem BaronThomas Rocheford (2), Bischof Conrad von Würzburg (3) u. dem Bischof zu Linncoln, Johannes Longlondus, Beichtvater Heinrichs d. VIII, (4). - Desiderius Erasmus von Rotterdam (1466-1536) gilt als "Prototyp des Humanisten von europäischer Geltung u. souveräner Überlegenheit". Er stand mit den bedeutendsten Gelehrten seiner Zeit in Verbindung u. wurde von Karl V. zum Kaiserlichen Rat ernannt (Zischka, Allgem. Gelehrten-Lex., S. 198; Jöcher, Comp. Gelehrten-Lex., Tl. 1, Sp. 877 f.).

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        De veteribus aegyptiorum ritibus. De antiquis romanorum ritibus

      Andree Phaei 1644 1^ edizione, in 8°, pp. (20), 269, (19), leg. post. in m / pelle on tit. e filetti in oro su tass. al ds., con 2 front. per le 2 opere con belle vignette (diverse) inc. in rame, 18 magnifiche tavv. inc. in rame, alcune ripiegate, e numerose ill. inc. in xilogr. n.t. (di notevole fascino quella colorata di Iside). La prima opera è dedicata al Cardinale Giulio Mazzarino, la seconda al Cardinale Alessandro Bichio. Affascinante libro, nella sua rarissima prima edizione, che ci porta a conoscenza degli usi e costumi religiosi degli antichi egizi e romani, citato anche dal Caillet per il suo carattere esoterico. L?autore (1578 - 1648) è un noto antiquario e archeologo romano, resosi famoso proprio per i suoi dotti studi in materia di riti antichi. Cfr.: Caillet 2055; Choix 16647 (che cita solo la 2^ parte); Cicogna 2229 (che cita altri titoli), Piantanida (che cita l?ediz. più tarda del 1681), completamente ignorato da Olschki. Grande rarità in ottimo esempl.

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        "Der Marckt zu München". Ansicht des Marienplatzes mit der Frauenkirche, die Mariensäule im Vordergrund.

      . Kupferstich von Merian, 1644, 22 x 33 cm.. Schöner Druck dieses dekorativen Blattes, breitrandig und tadellos erhalten.

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        Practica Wekerii

      Venice: Combi, 1644 Venice: Combi, 1644. 482 + [22] index pp. In Latin. With engraved pictorial title page (included in pagination). 4x2½. Bound in early flexible vellum. Johann Jakob Wecker (1528-1586), a medical practitioner, operated a practice in Colmar from 1566 until the time of his death. This text addresses suffering, both physical and psychological, and the appropriate medicines and methods of treatment. Bottom spine chipped to a depth of 1½", with old title in ink, corner chipped, rubbing and abrading; pencil marks, red ink marks, small white sticker, lacking free endpapers and flyleaves, marginal light dampstains; good to very good. Extraordinarily scarce early medical book. L1314

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        Desideri Erasmi Roterodami Enarratio in psalmum I. Beatus vir &c.

      Lugdunum Batavorum (= Leiden) Ex officina Joannis Maire 1644 - Titel mit Vign., 5 Bll., 108 S. ANGEBUNDEN: Enarratio triplex in psalmum XXII. Ebda., 1645. Titel mit Vign., 1 Bl., 138 S. UND: Enarratio pia juxta ac docta in psalmum XXXIV. Editio novissima. Ebda. 1652. 211 S. UND: Concionalis interpretatio, plena pietatis, in psalmum LXXXVI. Editio novissima. 216 S. Ebda. 16mo. 4 Teile in 1 Band. Zus. in Ldr. d. Zt. mit handgestoch. Kapitalen und RVergold. Ob. Kap. beschäd., stellenw. Wurmspuren, Notiz von alter Hand aV, 1 Bl. mit kl. hinterl. Fehlst. (Buchstabenverlust). - RTitel: "Erasmi opusc(ula) theol(ogiae) I". - Erasmus widmete seine Psalmen-Auslegungen dem Freund Beatus Rhenanus (1), dem BaronThomas Rocheford (2), Bischof Conrad von Würzburg (3) u. dem Bischof zu Linncoln, Johannes Longlondus, Beichtvater Heinrichs d. VIII, (4). - Desiderius Erasmus von Rotterdam (1466-1536) gilt als "Prototyp des Humanisten von europäischer Geltung u. souveräner Überlegenheit". Er stand mit den bedeutendsten Gelehrten seiner Zeit in Verbindung u. wurde von Karl V. zum Kaiserlichen Rat ernannt (Zischka, Allgem. Gelehrten-Lex., S. 198; Jöcher, Comp. Gelehrten-Lex., Tl. 1, Sp. 877 f.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pharus Galliae Antiquae. Ex Cesare, Hirtio, Strabone, Plinio, Ptolomeo, Itinerariis, Notitiis. Quadripertito Indice Geographico comprehensa. Cum interpretatione Vernacula.

      First edition, scarce printing mill. Full Sheepskin period. Back tooled raised. Good copy. Gazetteer of place names and cities of France in the texts of ancient geographers and their correspondences in modern French. Some items are fully described as the one on the Rhine and the Rhone. The book reports on the research and studies chronologist and historian Phillipe Labbé (1607-1667). Ex officina Petri Vernoy Molinis (moulin) 1644 Pet. in 12 (7,5x13cm) (64) 272pp. Un Vol. relié

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        Iusta acclamaçao do Serenissimo Rey de Portugal Dom Ioao o IV. Tratado analytico dividido em tres partes. Ordenado e divulgado em nome do mesmo Reyno, em justificaçao de sua acçao ( ), Lisboa, Lourenço de Anveres, 1644.

      In-4º mayor.- Frontispicio grabado + (10 h.) 456 (i.e. 458, por error de numeración) p.&#151;2 col.- Portada en tintas roja y negra.- Capitales ornadas y culs-de-lamp.- Encuadernación en pasta española del siglo XIX; tapas enmarcadas por orla dorada; lomo liso, orlas doradas, tejuelo en tailete rojo con títulos dorados.- Tenue huella de humedad marginal en los folios finales.- Ejemplar completo, con el raro frontispicio de estilo arquitectónico renacentista grabado por Cristiano LOBO, ausente en la mayoría de los ejemplares, que incluye el retrato de Joao IV, una escena bélica entre los ejércitos portugués y español, el escudo de armas portugués con el dragón de Braganza, putti y figuras y motivos alegóricos.- Primera edición. AROUCA, G124. VISCONDE DE TRINDADE, 196. BARBOSA MACHADO II, 277-9. INNOCÊNCIO, III, 78. PINTO DE MATTOS (1970) p. 346-7. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De historia plantarum libri decem. Graecè & Latinè. Textum Graecum variis Lectionibus, emendationibus, hiulcorum supplementis: Latinam Gazae versionem nova interpretatione ad margines: totum Opus absolutissimis cum Notis, tum Commentariis: item rariorum Plantarum iconibus illustravit Ioannes Bodaeus à Stapel, Medicus Amstelodamensis. Accesserunt Iulii Caesaris Scaligeri, in eosdem Libros Animadversiones: et Roberti Constantini Annotationes, Cum Indice locupletissimo.

      Amsterdam, Heinric Laurentius, 1644. Folio. Contemporary full vellum with neat later (19th century) rebacking. Six raised bands and gilt title to spine. Some wear to extremities. Internally a fresh and clean copy with only a bit of occasional brownspotting. Endpapers with a bit of soiling. 2 bookplates to inside of front board: Gilbert Redgrave, London (dated 1894) & Gorden M. Jones, Virginia. Text in Greek and Latin. Woodcut title-page, numerous woodcut intials throughout, and more than 600 woodcut illustrations in the text. (20), 1187, (1), (88 - Index) pp.. First edition thus, being the most important and influential edition of Theophrastus' seminal work "Enquiry into Plants" - the first systematization of the botanical world and the most important contribution to botanical science up until the Renaissance. Bodaeus von Stapel's groundbreaking edition constitutes the first illustrated edition of Theophrastus' masterpiece as well as the first with both Greek and Latin text. Furthermore, von Stapel has not only collected all relevant commentaries and knowledge, he has also added corrections and much foundational information, turning the work into one of the most influential botanical works of the 17th century, profoundly influencing the likes of Linnaeus and contributing significantly to the development of modern scientific botany. "This edition displays great care and research; the notes are numerous and learned, and all botanical information to be gleaned from Aristotle, Pliny, Dioscorides, and other ancient writers, seems to be embodied in this work. The Greek text is Heinsius's; the Latin version is that of the editor, who has placed Gaza's in the margin, with frequent corrections. The conjectures of Scaliger, Constantine, and Salmasius, are also incorporated... it has collected into one body the opinions of the old writers on the subject of the PLANTS. It contains some wood-cuts of the rarer species, which are much better uncoloured than coloured." Dibdin II:498). The numerous woodcut plant illustrations were partly copied from other sources and partly made especially for this edition. Thus, apart from being "one of the best and most thoughtfully prepared of all the editions of Theophrastos" (Hunt), our editor has also made original contributions that are of great importance. "It is interesting not only because of the brilliance of the editing, but, curiously enough, to the American botanist as well, for involving in the discussion certain species from Virginia, other parts of the New World, and Asia. The illustrations of these plants have been largely overlooked in botanical history, because of their incidental presence in a work which might not be expected to contain anything of the sort. Some were merely borrowed from l'Ecluse or de Lobel, but others seem original in this work" (H.H. Bartlett: Fifty-five Rare Books - quoted by Hunt).At the height of the Renaissance, with the expansion of the known world and the spreading of the book due to the invention of the printing press, many new publications on plants appeared. Most of these publications, however, were primarily concerned with the medicinal qualities of individual plants and only few authors or editors took an interest in the general nature of the plants and how they could systematically be classified. One of the few exceptions was Bodaeus von Stapel. With his seminal 1644 edition of "Historia Plantarum", he focused on the overarching classification system of plants and took Theophrastus' work a step further, adding essential commentaries and illustrations - illustrations that were to be copied for centuries after. These illustrations remain the standard illustrations of Theophrastus' foundational work. This edition of Theophrastus' "Historia Plantarum" became the standard edition of that earliest work on systematic botany and the edition that all serious scientific botanists of the 17th and 18th centuries will have studied. "Linnaeus, in the practice of his favourite art of systematizing, classified not only plants but the writers about them. The writers he distinguishes primarily as Botanists, and Plant Lovers, recognizing as Botanists only such as treat of plants from some philosophic or scientific point of view. Choosing his illustrations from annals of remote antiquity, he names among the earliest of the Greeks who wrote of plants Hippocrates; but because he wrote of plants only in the interests of medicine Linnaeus styles him Father of Medicine... Similarly Aristotle... is down in the Linnaean list of ancient celebrities as Prince of Philosophers. To Theophrastus, however, he accords the title Father of Botany. From this opinion, far from having been newly promulgated in Linnaeus's time, there has been no dissenting voice. On the contrary, Albert Haller, one of the most learned men in Europe in his day, and a botanist of such renown that Linnaeus held him in reverence, and also in some fear, denominates Theophrastus "the first of real botanists in point of time." Kurt Sprengel in the nineteenth century, having rehearsed the names of a long line of ancient authors who had written more or less concerning plants, says: "But the most illustrious of them all, and the true father of botany, was Theophrastus Eresius...." (Greene, Landmarks of Botanical History, I:128).It is no wonder that Linnaeus should find in Theophrastus the Father of his own field - The "Historia Plantarum" was not only the earliest work on systematic botany, it also contained Theophrastus' description of the formation of the plant seed, the earliest account known and the best that was made for 2000 years.Hunt: 240; Pritzel: 9197; BM: V:2091; Dibdin: II:498

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        The Apostasy of the Latter Times... Plus seven other works

      Samuel Man, London, 1644. Second Edition. Hardcover (rebound in cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. A total of eight works bound together, ranging from 1644 to 1653. A little edge foxing on many pages. The first one is a 2nd edition, another is a 3rd edition, the rest are firsts. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 725 pages. Text is in multiple languages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Religion & Theology; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 11978. .

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        Monachium. München. Gesamtansicht (Plan) aus der Vogelschau.

      Kupferstich von Mattäus Merian. Aus "Topographia Bavariae", 1644.. Ca. 23 x 63,5 cm (Darstellung), ca. 31 x 66,6 cm (Blattformat).. Feuser 9270. Mit Legende (1-31) unten rechts, dem bayrischen Wappen oben links und dem Stadtwappen oben rechts. Unten links Kompassrose. Mittelfalte.

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        "RATISBONA." Kupferstich aus der "Topographia von M. Merian. 1644. 28,8:35,8 cm. - Die üblichen Faltspuren nicht störend.

      1644. Fauser 11535. - Unten die Vogelschauansicht über die Donau, darüber die Gesamtansicht. - Sauberer, kräftiger Abdruck..

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        The Apostasy of the Latter Times... Plus seven other works

      Samuel Man, 1644, Hardcover (rebound in cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Second EditionA total of eight works bound together, ranging from 1644 to 1653. A little edge foxing on many pages. The first one is a 2nd edition, another is a 3rd edition, the rest are firsts. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 725 pages. Text is in multiple languages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 4 lbs. Category: Religion & Theology; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 11978.

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        Les Annales d&#146;Aquitaine. Faicts et gestes en sommaire des Roys de France et d&#146;Angleterre, Pays de Naples & de Milan.

      - A Poitiers, par Abraham Mounin, Imprimeur & libraire, 1644. Grand in/4 reliure plein veau du temps, frontispice gravé, vignette en page de titre, planche (portrait de François de la Roche Foucault), bandeaux, lettrines historiées, 19 f., 666 p. Dos abîmé : coiffe inférieure manquante, supérieure partiellement manquante, cuir coupé sur le dos, 3 nerfs très usés laissant apparaître les liens, coins très usés, auréole sur la bordure centrale des 13 premiers feuillets, galerie d&#146;insecte décroissante en marge intérieure des 11 premiers feuillets, passages soulignés jusqu&#146;à la p. 270, des fantaisies de pagination (sans manque de texte). BOUCHET Jean, poète et écrivain Français, né à Poitiers, en 1476, mort vers 1550 , montra de bonne heure un véritable talent pour la poésie. A peiné âgé de vingt ans, il présenta, en 1496, à Lyon, quelques-unes de ses productions à Charles VIII. La peste s'étant déclarée à Poitiers, il se retira à la campagne, où il produisit de nombreux ouvrages en vers et en prose. Doué d'une vive imagination, et écrivain d'une extrême fécondité, Jean Bouchetfut le premier poète qui se soit astreint, dans la plupart de ses vers, au mélange alternatif des rimes masculines et féminines.Big 4to in contemporary full calf, ribbed spine, engraved frontispiece, vignette in title page, plate, head-piece, historical lettersz, [19], 666 p.Flaws : spine damaged with tips lacking, joints partially cracked with heavy wears, rubbed corners ; waterstain on 13 first sheets, decreassing wormholes on inner margin of the 11 first sheets, marginalia (underlinings) till 270 p. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THEATRO D’ARCANI NEL QUALE SI TRATTA DELL’ARTE CHIMICA, & SUOI ARCANI Con gli Afforismi di Ippocrate commentati da Paracelso, & l&#146;espositione d&#146;alcune Cifre, & Caratteri oscuri de Filosofi. Con due tavole una de&#39; Capitoli, & l&#146;altra delle cose più notabili.

      Milano, per Gio. Pietro Ramellati, 1644. In-16 gr. (mm. 182x110), p. pergamena antica (risg. rifatti), 28 cc.nn. (compresa l?'antiporta figurata, qui in facsimile di formato ridotto), 456 pp.num., ornato da grandi capilett. e con simboli chimici, silografati nel t. "Edizione originale" di grande rarità. Cfr. Piantanida,I/II, 2203: ?"Dedica al Co. Mattiae Galasso, generalissimo dell?'Imperatore d?'Austria. Opera molto interessante perché diversi capitoli trattano dell?'applicazione dell?'?"argento vivo?", invenzione dell?'A. contro la sifilide, ecc.?" - Choix de Olschki,IX,13401 - Cfr. Duveen, p. 364: ?"First edition and rare. The author, who was born at Bergamo, was a zealous iatrochemist who invented a balsam to heal wounds. His book is of paracelsian interest?". Con lievi aloni margin. e tracce d?'uso ma complessivam. buon esemplare.

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        NEUBURG/ Donau: Gesamtansicht - um 1644, Kupferstich, dekorativ koloriert, 23x36 cm

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        "Geometrischer grundtriß und beschreibung...des Tegernsee...umbliegendten Gebirg, gewälde und...wie von einem Ort zum andern zusehen ist." Kupferstich aus der "Topographia" von M. Merian. 1644. 26,5:38,8 cm. Kaum sichtbare alte Faltspuren.

      1644. Fauser 13811. - Interessanter, dekorativer Plan des gesamten Sees mit der näheren Umgebung sowie vier kleinen Ansichten des Klosters Tegernsee aus allen Himmelsrichtungen und St. Quirin. - Schönes und kräftig gedrucktes Blatt..

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        Archaionomia, Sive De Priscis Anglorum Legibus libri, Sermone Anglico, vetustate Antiquissimo, aliquot ab hinc seculis conscripti, Nunc demum, magno Jurisperitorum, & amantium Antiquitatis omnium commodo, etenebris in lucem vocati Wing A3605 Folio

      Cantabrigiae: Ex Officina Rogeri Daniel, celeberrimae Academiae [etc.], 1644. Contemporary calf, rubbed, the joints cracking but firm, a good copy; with a bifolium laid in discussing degrees of honor and titles; the Taussig copy Lambarde's first work, and only the second printed in Old English with Anglo-Saxon type, first published in 1568, in the words of Felix Liebermann crediting Lambarde as "a pioneer in an unknown land", as he translated the Anglo-Saxon laws into Latin

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        Brief mit eigenh. U.

      Wien, 7. V. 1644. - ¾ SS. auf Doppelblatt. Folio. Mit Adresse und papiergedecktem Siegel. An seinen Vetter Fürst Ferdinand de Medici, Herzog der Toskana, mit der Bitte um Lieferung von "Öhl gegen Bezahlung" für den Hofstaat: "[.] Vonn dem Mir obgedachtem Handelßmann solches nicht Verwaigern mögen, in erlangung Wir ein guten theil von selbigem Öhl Zur Unßerm Hofstadt gebrauchen [.]". - Der zweite Sohn Kaiser Ferdinands II. wurde 1625 als Nachfolger seines Oheims Leopold V. Ferdinand von Österreich Bischof von Passau und Straßburg sowie Fürstabt von Murbach und Lüders im Elsaß, seit 1627 auch Bischof von Halberstadt, seit 1636 von Olmütz und seit 1655 von Breslau. "Seit 1625 providierter, seit 1641 wirklicher Hochmeister des Deutschen Ordens, war Leopold Wilhelm einer der größten Pfründenbesitzer der deutschen Kirchengeschichte und ein Förderer der Jesuiten. 1639 übernahm er den Oberbefehl über die kaiserliche Armee im Dreißigjährigen Krieg, konnte die Schweden 1640 aus Böhmen verdrängen, verlor nach der Niederlage bei Breitenfeld den Oberbefehl, den er 1645 erneut übernahm. 1646-56 war er Statthalter der Spanischen Niederlande und konnte die Generalstaaten zum Kampf gegen Frankreich gewinnen" (DBE). - Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt und mit stärkeren Randläsuren, der Text hiervon jedoch unbeeinträchtigt.

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        Monachium München. Gesamtansicht (Plan) aus der Vogelschau

      Frankfurt, Matthäus Merian 1644 - Zettler, 3. - Matthäus Merian, Kupferstecher und Verleger aus Basel, hat in seinem Frankfurter Verlag die umfangreichste Sammlung von Ansichten und Karten europäischer Städte seiner Zeit herausgegeben. Der Stadtplan von München geht zurück auf Volckmer, wird aber ergänzt mit den neuen Befestigungsanlagen, die zu diesem Zeitpunkt jedoch noch nicht fertiggestellt waren. - Aus der Sammlung des Kartographen Kaspar Gustav Wenng, mit dessen eigenhändigen Besitzvermerk um unteren weissen Rand N.4 Wenng . - In einwandfreier sauberer Erhaltung und breitrandig, mit zusätzlichen äußeren Rand in hellbrauner Tusche ausgeführt Radierung von Matthäus Merian d.Ä

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        Nederlandtsche Placcaet-Boeck. Vvaerinne alle voornaemste Placcaten, Ordonnantien, Accorden, ende andere Acten ende Munimenten, uyt-ghegeven by de EE. Hoog-Mogende Heeren Staten Generael der Vereenigde Nederlantsche Provintien. Sedert dat Philippus II. Koninck van Spagnien eerst verclaert is, vervallen te wesen vande Hoogh-Overigheyt deser Landen, in 't jaer 1581, tot op den teghenvvoordighen jare 1644. In tvvee Deelen vervat ende begrepen worden. Alles tot dienst van 't ghemeene Vaderlandt, nae de Copien daer van uyt last van Hare Hoog-Mogenheden geemaneert en Afgecondicht, ghetrouvvelijcken gestelt.

      Amsterdam, Jan Janssen 1644. 2 delen in 1 band, (titelprent, 22) 572, (14) 558 p. Origineel Perkament met ribben, goudbestempeld, Folio (vernieuwde rug en linten, fraai exemplaar).

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        Allegiance Not Impeached, viz. By The Parliament's taking up of Arms (though against the King's personall commands) for the just defence of the King's Person, Crown, and Dignity, the Laws of the Land, Liberties of the Subject;.

      Rich. Cotes for Joh. Bellamy, London 1644 - Three quarter calf over marbled boards, some bumping to corners, spine ends and corners rubbed, bookplate on front pastedown, title page within border of printer's flowers, pamphlet trimmed close to text at upper margin but with no loss of text, some toning to paper but text remain clear and unmarked. (Wing A4253), 4to , [12] 49 [1] pp [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GA aus der Vogelschau, m. Umgebung und 4 Vogelschauansichten des Klosters, Kapelle St. Quirin u. Ölfuß bei "Zanbogen".

      . Kupferstich v. Merian, 1644, 27 x 38,5.

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        Meteorologia de igneis aereis aqueisq. Corporibus authore P. Francisco Resta a Talleacotio Cler. Reg. Minor

      Franciscum Monetam, Roma 1644 - in 8° - pp.pp 1b+ 12nn + 952 + 32nn + 1b - Pergamena - Front. calcogr. con stemma del dedicatario cardinale Giovanni Battista Pallotto - Titolo manoscritto al dorso - Prima edizione - Qualche pagina brunita - Libro usato [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Neapolitanum Regnum

      Amsterdam 1644 - An outstanding decorative map of Southern Italy by Jansonius from the golden era of Dutch cartography. The map depicts Southern Italy, South of Rome to Northern part of Sicily. Two decorative compass roses and a large beautiful cartouche on the lower part depicting various coats of arms of Southern Italy. There are decorative ships on the sea surrounding the Italian peninsula., Size : 425x513 (mm), 16.75x20.125 (Inches), Hand Colored in Outline

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        De Historia Plantarum Libri Decem, Graece & Latine. In quibus Textum Graecum variis Lectionibus, emendationibus, hiulcorum supplementis: Latinam Gazae versionem nova interpretatione ad margines: totum Opus absolutissimis cum Notis tum Commentariis: item rariorum Plantarum iconibus illustravit

      Finely engraved title-page (a trifle shaved at outer edge) & 675 woodcuts in the text. 11 p.l. (incl. engr. title), 1187 (i.e. 1185), [87] pp. Folio, cont. Dutch vellum over boards (upper joint with small split of 70 mm. at foot, minor pale dampstaining to first twenty leaves & last third of book), panelled in blind, central arabesque in blind to each cover, ties gone. Amsterdam: H. Laurentius, 1644. First edition to be edited by Joannes Bodaeus à Stapel; it "is one of the best and most thoughtfully prepared of all the editions of Theophrastos."-Hunt 240. H.H. Bartlett wrote in his Fifty-five Rare Books (Ann Arbor: 1949) of this edition: "It is interesting not only because of the brilliance of the editing, but, curiously enough, to the American botanist as well, for involving in the discussion certain species from Virginia, other parts of the New World, and Asia. The illustrations of these plants have been largely overlooked in botanical history, because of their incidental presence in a work which might not be expected to contain anything of the sort. Some were merely borrowed from l&#39;Escluse or de Lobel, but others seem to be original in this work." A fine and crisp copy. Bookplate of Piergiorgio Borio, M.D. &#10087; D.S.B., XIII, pp. 328-334. See Garrison-Morton 1783. .

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        The Whole Book of Psalmes. Collected into English Meeter by T. Sternhold, J. Hopkins. W. Whittingham, and others: conferred with the Hebrew. . Newly set forth, and allowed to be sung in all Churches of all the people together, before and after Morning and Evening prayer, and also before and after Sermons. Moreover, in private houses, for their godly solace and comfort: laying apart all ungodly songs and ballads, which may tend only to the nourishing of vice, and corrupting of youth

      Edinburgh Printed by Evan Tyler printer to the Kings most excellent Majestie 1644 - 24mo, 108 x 48 mms., pp. [xxii], 230 [231 - 246 additional text and index], contemporary dark olive sheepskin, gilt ornaments (faded) on each cover, title and date on spine; title-page affected by ink burn, mostly in the blank space between "Hebrew" and "Newly set forth," text a bit fingered and thumbed, lower joint very slightly cracked, bookplate dated 1850 of James Dix, Bristol on front paste-down end-paper, ownership autograph "E. Gordon Duff/ Nov. 1917" on recto of front free end-paper. Edward Gordon Duff (1863 - 1924), a bibliographer and book collector, compiled the first catalogue of the John Rylands Library in Manchester. ESTC R231218 locates copies in BL, NLS, Bodleian, and John Rylands. Tyler also issued another similar title in 1644, The Psalmes of David in Meeter and Prose, ESTC R170558, 16mo, pp. [480], with locations in BL, NLS, Bodleian; Huntington, NYPL. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LE VITE DI TUTTI GLIMPERADORI ROMANI DA GIULIO CESARE SIN A MASSIMILIANO [G]

      Venetia: Appresso Il Barezzi. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1644. Hardcover. Rome; Royalty; Emperors; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; [52] 1061, 1062-1072 pages; LE VITE DI TUTTI GLIMPERADORI ROMANI DA GIULIO CESARE SIN A MASSIMILIANO bound with a second title consecutively paginated- Di Paolo Baglioni; AGGIUNTA ALLE VITE DE GLIMPERADORI NELLA QUALE FI NARRA LA VITA DI FERNANDO SECONDO...DI FERNANDO TERZO. Volume contains two title pages. WorldCat returns copies, both in German libraries. OCLC #634723756. AE cites no copies as having shown up at auction. Bound in vellum with handwritten label to spine. Endpages damaged. Contents good. What is apparently an owner&#39;s name is inked to bottom of text block. Generally each emperor is represented by a portrait on the first page of his bio. Pages bright white. Adt&#39;l graphics available. A long book of 121 briefly told Emperor&#39;s lives. ; 0 .

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        DISQUISITIO METAPHYSICA. SEU DUBITATIONES ET INSTANTIAE ADVERSUS RENATI CARTESII METAPHYSICAM, & RESPONSA. AMSTERODAMI. APUD JOHANNEM BLAEU. MDCXLIV. (AMSTERDAM. BLAEU. 1644).

      1644 - IN-8 (15 X 21,5 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE (16) + 319 + (1) PAGES, RELIURE D'EPOQUE PLEINE BASANE, DOS A CINQ NERFS ORNE DE CAISSONS A FLEURONS DORES, TITRE DORE SUR ETIQUETTE MAROQUIN ROUGE, TRANCHES MOUCHETEES ROUGES. EDITION ORIGINALE DE CET OUVRAGE, LE PLUS IMPORTANT TEXTE PHILOSOPHIQUE DE GASSENDI. (RECHERCHES METAPHYSIQUES OU DOUTES ET INSTANCES CONTRE LA METAPHYSIQUE DE RENE DESCARTES ET SES REPONSES). QUELQUES DEFAUTS EXTERIEURS, DONT PETITS MANQUES DE CUIR, PETITE TACHE CLAIRE ANCIENNE EN MARGE DES 8 PREMIERS FEUILLETS, INFIME TRAVAIL DE VER EN MARGE DE QUELQUES FEUILLETS, AVEC RARES ET INFIMES ATTEINTES AU TEXTE (1 MILLIMETRE), SANS GRAVITE, SINON BON EXEMPLAIRE. RARE. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE HISTORY OF THE HOUSES OF DOUGLAS AND ANGUS

      1644 - HUME of Godscroft, David. THE HISTORY OF THE HOUSES OF DOUGLAS AND ANGUS. Edinburgh, Printed by Evan Tyler, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majestie, 1643-4. Small folio. (xx)450 [i.e. 440]pp. Second edition. Pages 203-214 repeated, p. 203 being the title page to "The Second Part of the History of the Douglasses, Containing the House of Angus," dated 1643. Printers' ornaments, and two quaint pictorial woodcut initials. Lacks final blank and second leaf (cancelled dedication to Angus). The text of the first edition (1634-9) is here "toned down" and partially anglicized by Evan Tyler. This is the standard text for all editions to date. Trimmed early for binding, affecting some catchwords but no text. Early calf boards with a cluster of floral and pointille tools, almost invisibly rebacked. A.e.g. Light rubbing to extremities. A rare book. (OCLC locates one copy in the USA, at Yale).

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        Consiliorum et observationum medicinalium. Libri VI. In quibus plerorumque corporis humani affectuum curationes, praesertim remedia euporista, ab ipsomet autore partim inventa, partim ab aliis ante experta & mutuata, luculenter, & historice, tanquam in diario, proponuntur.

      Balthasar Kühne für Johann Görlin,, Ulm, 1644 - Ulm, Balthasar Kühne für Johann Görlin, 1644. 4°. 8 n.n. Bl., 579 (recte 577) S., 10 n.n. S. Index. Pergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. VD17 32:290648L. - Hirsch, IV, 45. - Eine von nur zwei medizinischen Schriften des durch seine historischen Arbeiten berühmten Polyhistors. Lotichius (eig. Lotz), Johann Peter (1598-1669) studierte Medizin in Marburg und Basel und war ab 1620 an verschiedenen Orten um und in Frankfurt als Mediziner tätig. - Gleichmässig leicht gebräunt. Schwacher Wasserrand. Sprache: N Pergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel.

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        Historia del levantamiento de Portugal.

      Zaragoza, Pedro Lanaja, y Lamarca, 1644. - Title within typographic border. Woodcut tailpieces and initials. (8 ll.), 276 pp., (4 ll.). 4°, late nineteenth-century speckled sheep (minor wear to head and foot of spine, corners, other extremities), spine gilt with raised bands in six compartments, red and dark green leather lettering and numbering pieces in second and third compartments from head, gilt letter and date, decorated in blind in the four other compartments, covers elaborately blocked in blind, text-block edges sprinkled red, marbled endleaves. Some browning, scattered light spotting, a few small stains. Overall in very good to fine condition. ---- FIRST EDITION. This account of the struggle to restore Portuguese independence, written by a Spanish Augustinian who was imprisoned in Portugal, is full of bitter comments on the behavior of the Portuguese. Seyner is delighted to recount how the Dutch, having agreed to rent a fleet to the Portuguese, promptly commanded Prince Maurice of Nassau to take the whole Dutch fleet in Brazil and capture the Portuguese colonies of Angola and S. Thomé (pp. 123-6, 164-70). Seyner reports how the Jesuit Provincial in Rio de Janeiro conspired to overcome the pro-Spanish Captain General, the Marquês de Montalvão. The acclamation of D. João IV in Rio is described on pp 44-8. Seyner also details the treatment of Spanish monks and merchants from Buenos Aires, Potosí and Lima who happened to pass through Lisbon on their way to Spain, were relieved of the money and goods they were carrying, and were forced to trudge from one bureaucrat to another in an attempt to recover them.---- Palau 311492. @Exposicão Bibliográfia da Restauração I, 1424. HSA p. 517. Palha 2955. Salvá 3186. Heredia 7671. Not in Alden & Landis, Sabin, or Borba de Moraes (1983). Not in Antonio. Not in Visconde da Trindade. Not in Bosch. Not in Rodrigues. Not in J.H. Rodrigues, @Domínio holandês. Not in JCB or JFB (1994). NUC: ICU, CtY, InU, MH, DPU. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sermones fideles, ethici, politici, oeconomici, sive: Interiora rerum. Accedunt: Faber fortunae, colores boni et mali, etc.

      Hackius,, Leyden, 1644 - Leyden, Hackius, 1644. 8°. 439 (recte 419) S, (3) S. (Index). Mit 1 gest. Titel. Pergamentband der Zeit. Brunet I, 604. - Vgl. Ziegenfuss I, 65ff (für den Autor). - Francis Bacon (1561-1626), engl. Philosoph und Staatsmann. "Seine Studien begann er bereits 1573 zu Cambridge, wo er wahrscheinlich Schüler auch des Everard Digby wurde, ging 1575 im Gefolge des englischen Gesandten nach Paris, übte seit 1579 den Beruf eines Rechtsanwaltes aus, kam 1595 in das Parlament, wurde 1603 Ritter, 1604 Kronadvokat, 1613 Attorney General (Oberstaatsanwalt), 1617 Grosssiegelbewahrer, 1618 Lordkanzler und Baron von Verulam, 1621 Viscount fo St. Albans" (Ziegenfuss). - Mit zwei Exlibris und alten handschr. Einträgen auf den Vorsätzen.

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        La fauconnerie de Charles d'Arcussia de Capre, seignevr d'Esparron, de Pallieres, et dv Revest, en Prouence. Divisee en dix parties (.). Avec les portraicts au naturel de tous les oyseaux. 2 part. en 1 vol.,

      François Vaultier, Jacques Besongne, Rouen 1644 - 334 (= 344)-[8], [12]-51-[1 bl.-4]-55/173 pp. Réédition de l'un des principaux ouvrages sur la fauconnerie (originale à Aix-en-Provence 1598) "dont 10 éditions successives en moins d'un demi-siècle (1598-1644) attestent le succès" (Thiébaud). L'illustration gravée sur cuivre comporte 12 figures d'oiseaux à pleine page et 1 planche dépliante d'instruments, 2 figures anatomiques gravées sur bois in texto. La 2e partie contient : "La fauconnerie du roi. Avec la conférence des fauconniers", "Discours de chasse" et "Lettres de Philoierax à Philofalco" sur les maladies des oiseaux, chacun avec titre propre compris ou non dans la pagination Ref. Thiébaud 34. Souhart 20. Bn-Opale plus. COPAC. 1 volumes. Veau brun XVIIIe siècle, dos orné doré à 5 nerfs, tranches jaspées. Manquent pp. 43-46 dans la 2e partie, les 12 pp. limin. de la 2e partie reliées après la p. 51. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vida Del Padre y Gran Siervo De Dios El B. Francisco De Borja, Tercero General De La Compañía De Jesús y Antes Duque Quarto De Gandía. Van Añadidas Sus Obras, Que No Estavan Impressas

      María De Quiñones, Madrid 1644 - A falta de portada original, portada manuscrita, con un bello grabado original calcográfico sobrepuesto - 1 hoja con una fotografía de una estatua a San Francisco de Borja, y en el reverso buen grabado calcográfico de Jesucristo crucificado - 9 h. - 515 pp. y vuelta. Los siete primeros folios poseen una antigua mácula, el resto del ejemplar excelente conservación. Elegante encuadernación del siglo XX en piel verde jaspeado. Decoración a hierro seco. Lomera con nervios, florones y un tejuelo en rojo. Cortes puntillados. =Juan Eusebio Nieremberg y Otin (Madrid, 1595 - 1658), humanista, físico, biógrafo, teólogo y escritor ascético español perteneciente a la Compañía de Jesús. El pensamiento filosófico de Nieremberg es extremadamente ecléctico. Como escritor poseyó una elegante prosa castellana, amena y algo recargada, al gusto barroco, de antítesis, paronomasias y juegos de palabras, y con un cierto buen gusto y brillantez para la metáfora y el ejemplo. =Francisco de Borja y Aragón , nació en Gandía, Valencia. Gentilhombre, cavallerizo, marqués, virrey de Catalunya, . y comisario general de los Jesuitas. Francisco de Borja fue canonizado en 1671, por el papa Clemente X. Es decir un siglo después de su muerte y mucho más tarde que los primeros santos jesuitas, Ignacio y Francisco Javier (1622). Es el patrón de la ciudad que le vio nacer, Gandía. Size: Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Propheties

      Lyons: for Jean Huguetan,, 1644. Dont il y en a trois cens qui n&#39;ont jamais esté imprimées. Adjoustées de nouveau par ledit autheur. Octavo (130 × 78 mm), in 3 parts. Contemporary vellum, handwritten title to spine, shelfmarks handwritten in ink to upper cover, one of which is crossed out. Portrait woodcut to divisional titles. Binding a little rubbed and marked, a few tiny wormholes to boards. Very small burn hole to first title page, also larger whole to front blank endpaper. Margins trimmed, affecting head and tail lines on some leaves. Very good condition. A charming early edition.

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        Weltliche Poemata(.) Zum Viertenmal vermehret vnd vbersehen herraus geben.

      Frankfurt, Götz 1644. Two parts (part I n.d., part II dated). - 8 . (15) ll. (of 16: lackig the engraved title), 573, (3) pp. (last 3 blank); Title (in an ornamental border), pp. 3-464 (irregularely paginated). 4th edition. Bound with: Opitz, M.: Florilegium variorum epigrammatum. Mart. Opitius ex vestustis ac recentioribus Poetis congessit & versibus Germanicis reddidit. Frankfurt, Hoffmann for Götz 1644. 8 . 46 pp., (1) l. (blank). 3rd legitimated edition. Bound with: Opitz, M.: Geistliche Poemata, Von jhm selbst anjetzo zusammengelesen verbessert vnd absonderlich herauß gegeben. (Breslau), Müller's heirs 1638. 8 . 408 pp. First edition of this collection. Contemporary vellum (browned and stained). Dünnhaupt 9; 186.I.4; 5.I. Faber du Faur I, 228, 225,223. Opitz marks one of the most important steps of the emancipation of the German language from Latin as a poetical and literary language. Browned throughout, some worming in the margins (only casually affecting text), some water-staining. A decent copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        De veteribus aegyptiorum ritibus. Auctore Ioanne Baptista Casalio Romano. De antiquis romanorum ritibus. Auctore Ioanne Baptista Casalio Romano. De veteribus christianorum ritibus Auctore Ioanne Baptista Casalio Romano. Index Rerum. 21x16. 93 pp. 94-269 pp, 496pp. + 68pp. Nombreuses gravures, 8 cartes dépliantes. Reliure de l&#146;époque vélin. Bel exemplaire.

      Romae. Ex typographia Andree Phaei. 1644. - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Morbus et Antidotus the disease with the antidote. Or a declaration of Henry Yaxlee of Bonthorpe in the Countie of Norfolke Esquire, wherein he sheweth how he was a Papist, and how by Gods grace he is now lately converted. London, Printed by W.Jones for Nicholas Bourne, 1630. Small 4to. Pp 41. BOUND WITH "An Ordinance of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament; for putting the associated counties of Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Huntington, Hertford, Cambridge, Lincoln, the Isle of Ely, and the cities of Lincoln and Norwich into a posture of defence; by the better regulating of the Trained Bands, and raising other forces of Horse and Foot, for the preservation and safety of the said counties and cities." London, Edward Husbands, 1644.

      - BOUND WITH "Plain Dealing or a Fair Warning to the Gentlemen of the Committee for Union: in a Letter intended to Alderman Foulks, to be communicated unto them accordingly at Gurney, or elsewhere. Written by a friend to the Parliament, City and Kingdom, and for their vindication, is now published to the world". Printed in the first year of the Agitators Raign, 1647. Pp 8. BOUND WITH "A Peace-Making Jurie, or, Twelve Moderate Propositions to the reconciling of the present differences about Church Combinations betwixt the Presbyterian and Independent". Printed by W.H. for William Franklyng, bookseller in Norwich, 1650. Pp 8. BOUND WITH " A Great and Famous Sea-Fight between the Englidh and Dutch on Friday last, between the coast of Norfolk and Essex; with the particulars thereof, the event and success; and the great execution done by key-shot, long chains, and bolts of iron, divers having their legs and arms torn and rent asunder. Also the number of Holland ships sunk & taken, that came forth with letters of mart, together with the number of prisoners; their examination and confession, and the strange and wonderful speech of their Admiral upon his engaging of the English. Likewise, the Names of the New Generals chosed by Parliament; the coming up of the great fleet of colliers & and propositions ther-upon to the Lord Cromwell, in behalf of the poor citizens of London." London, Printed for C. Hancock. 1652. Pp 8. Small 4to. Full calf, ruled blind and with morocco title labels to spine. Extremities rubbed. Some leaves skillfully restored. A simple but attractive and appropriate binding dating from c. 1890. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Opera Geometrica [De sphaera et Solidis Sphaeralibus; De Motu Gravium; De Dimensione Parabolae]

      Amadoro Massa & Lorenzo de Landis, Florence 1644 - 3 parts in one, 4to. (220x158 mm), [2], [2:blank], [1-2] 3-243 [1], [1-2] 3-115 (i.e. 151) [1] pp., general half-title, part I title with imprint, section titles to parts II & III, dedication to Grand Duke Ferdinand II de' Medici, part III separately signed & paginated with separate dedication to Prince Leopold de' Medici, imprimatur leaf at end, numerous small woodcut diagrams, one full-page engraving, letterpress tables, numerous mispaginations. Internally clean and unspotted, light browning (mainly marginal), contemporary vellum with old ms. mathematical notations on covers. A fine, unsophisticated copy, collated complete. ---- Honeyman VII 2991; Norman 2086; PMM 145; Riccardi II 542; Carli-Favaro 43 (204); Cinti 226 (114). - FIRST EDITION of the only work published during Torricelli's lifetime. A brilliant mathematician, Torricelli was Galileo's assistant and companion during the last two years of the elder scientist's life, and he succeeded Galileo in the post of grand ducal mathematician. In his Opera Geometrica, published at the expense of Grand-Duke Ferdinand II, Torricelli elucidated and diffused the difficult geometry of Cavalieri (see lot 359), thereby gaining himself widespread recognition throughout Europe. The first part, compiled around 1641, 'studies figures arising through rotation of a regular polygon inscribed in or circumscribed about a circle around one of its axes of symmetry. Torricelli. classifies such rotation solids into six kinds, studies their properties, and presents some new propositions and new metrical relations for the round bodies of elementary geometry. As Torricelli acquired increasing familiarity with the method of indivisibles, he reached the point of surpassing the master - as Cavalieri himself said' (DSB). In the second section, De moto gravium, Torricelli continued Galileo's study of the parabolic motion of projectiles. The treatise includes several significant contributions to mechanics, the calculus and ballistics. It also 'refers to the movement of water in a paragraph so important that Ernst Mach proclaimed Torricelli the founder of hydrodynamics' (DSB). This states 'Torricelli's theorem' in which Torricelli determined that the efflux velocity of a jet of liquid spurting from a small hole at the bottom of a vessel is equal to that which a single drop of the liquid would have if it could fall freely in a vacuum from the level of the top of the liquid. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Milestones of Science Books]
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        CHIROLOGIA: OR THE NATURALL LANGUAGE OF THE HAND. Composed of the Speaking Motions, and Discoursing Gestures thereof. Whereunto is added CHIRONOMIA: Or, the Art of Manuall Rhetoricke. Consisting of the Naturall Expressions, digested by Art in the Hand, as the chiefest Instrument of Eloquence, by Historicall Manifesto's, Exemplified Out of the Authentique Registers of Common Life, and Civill Conversation. With Types, or Chyrograms: A long-wish'd for illustration of this Argument. By J.B. Gent. Philochirosophus.

      Tho. Harper sold by R. Whitaker, London 1644 - Copperplates (3 folding plates + 3 fullpage plates) lacking the 2 engraved titles (provided in facsimile on matched paper) and with several nice headpieces, initials and printer's ornaments. Two parts in one volume small octavo handsome half speckled leather on 5 raised bands with red gilt titled spine label and marbled boards. Titlepage +[24]pp prelims +287pp +[5]pp index +plate +errata +blanks; Titlepage to Chironomia + [14]pp prelims +146pp +[2]pp errata & blank. First titlepage cropped at foot affecting the date which has been written in above; 2nd titlepage better centered and complete with all publisher's details and date 1644. Ownership E.W. Sergeant to blank area of first title, the folding plates are remargined to outer edge, paper slightly browned & some pages faintly dampmarked, but supple and strong without any tears or writing. Printed side notes and pointing hands are all complete with a margin. Both first editions published by Harper but sold by different booksellers thus there is probably no precedence. *The author was a medical doctor and writer. This is the first book specifically dealing with sign language and with gesture illustrations. Bulwer was intereted in schooling for the deaf and suggests that manual alphabets could be "ordered to serve for privy ciphers for any secret intimation" (Chironomia, p149). Chirologia shows examples of manual gestures, their meanings and their uses drawing on a wide range of sources from literature, religion and Medicine. Chironomia, which the author considered as a separate work, was the result (Wing B5462A & B5467 ESTC r14061, Garrison & Morton 3346-7). 1 volume.

      [Bookseller: Abbey Antiquarian Books]
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