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        Die Residenzstadt Kassel in Bildern aus drei Jahrhunderten. Acht Kupferstiche und Lithographien. Herausgegeben von Fritz Lometsch

      große Flügel-Mappe, Halbleinen mit Rückenbeschriftung und schwarzen Pappdeckeln, Vorderdeckel mit montierter (hier nicht mitgezählter) Reproduktion der kolorierten "großen Wasserfontäne" von C.G. Hammer, Imperial-Folio (50 x 58 cm), in der Mappe liegend zweiseitig bedruckter Karton mit Titelseite und einer montierten Reproduktion (Merian-Kupferstich), rückseitig Inhaltsverzeichnis, sowie sieben Reproduktionen von großformatigen, bis auf eine monochrome, prächtig kolorierten Ansichten und Landkarten auf separaten Kartons, jeweils montiert unter Passepartouts, 48 x 57 cm (Höhe x Breite), Rücken am oberen Kapital etwas berieben, unten mit kleinem Einriss im Leinen, Mappendeckel und Ecken minimal berieben, Passepartouts im breiten Rand papierbedingt braunfleckig, alle acht Ansichten sauber und sehr gut erhalten, insgesamt schönes, vollständiges, sehr gut erhaltenes und seltenes Exemplar, für uns anderenorts antiquarisch nicht nachweisbar Opulent ausgestattetes in sehr kleiner Auflage erschienenes Mappenwerk, das zwei Jahre vor dem Ableben des Künstlers und Kunstsammlers Fritz Lometsch veröffentlicht wurde und wohl schönsten großformatigen Ansichten und Landkarten von Kassel und seinen Umgebungen in prächtiger Koloratur vereinigt. Inhalt der Mappe: Matthaeus Merian, "Cassel", Kupferstich 1646 - Wenceslaus Hollar, "Casselae vulgo Cassel", handkolorierter Kupferstich 1657 - Ludwig Emil Grimm, "Hessen-Cassel an der Fulda", handkolorierte Lithographie 1820 - Georg Stietz, "Kurfürstlich Hessische Residenzstadt Cassel", Stahlstich 1830 - J.W. Kobold, "Ansicht des Friedrichs-Platzes", handkolorierter Kupferstich 1789 - J.C. Arnold, "Fahnenweihe der Bürgergarde", handkolorierte Lithographie 1831 - J.A. Nahl, Der Aquaeduct in Wilhelmshöhe", handkolorierter Kupferstich 1798 - C.G. Hammer, "Vue de la grande fontaine", handkolorierte Lithographie 1805 - "Vierundsechzigster Druck der Arche. Diese Mappe mit acht Reproduktionen nach Vorlagen aus der Kupferstichsammlung des Herausgebers wurde in einer einmaligen numerierten Ausgabe von siebzig Exemplaren hergestellt. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer 33 (handschriftlich). Die Offsetreproduktionen führte die Firma Gebrüder Zahnwetzer, Sandershausen, aus." (Rückseite des lose beiliegenden Titelkartons) - großer und/oder schwerer Artikel mit zusätzlichen Kosten für Versand und Versicherung - heavy and/or oversized item with additional costs for shipping and insurance - please ask us before you order this article 64. Druck der Arche

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        SURRIA VERNACULE SURREY.

      Engraved sheet, hand-coloured as issued. The map is landscape: 38.1 x 50.2 cms. Vertical crease mark; else a very good example with excellent colouring.

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        Pseudodoxia Epidemica: Or, Enquiries into very many received tenents, and commonly presumed truths.

      London: Printed by T.H. For Edward Dod, and are to be sold in Ivie Lane, 1646. FIRST EDITION. Large octavo, pp. 386. In contemporary full speckled calf, gilt decoration to spine, marbled end papers. Bookplate with Latin motto attached to pastedown. Minute early, professional, near-invisible repairs to the "Envoi". Boards scuffed, hinges starting, spine and corners repaired, foxing to some leaves, heavier in places. A respectable copy. Sir Thomas Browne delighted in the discussion of fables, and painstakingly applied himself to the discovery of the truth behind them, and the more marvellous the story, the more he enjoyed the investigation of it. His fame for encyclopedic knowledge was firmly established during his lifetime, and his assistance was frequently sought on scientific or antiquarian inquiries. He was one of few men of his era to have read Dante's 'Inferno,' which was also a source of inspiration to him. Although he professed his anxiety to dispel popular superstitions, he believed in astrology, alchemy, witchcraft, and magic, and the Ptolemaic system of astronomy. An unfortunate practical illustration of his credulity occured in 1664, when Amy Duny and Rose Cullender were being tried as witches. Browne declared 'that the fits were natural, but heightened by the devils cooperating with the malice of the witches, at whose instance he did the villainies,' and he cited some recent similar cases in Denmark. It has been suggested that this comment directly led to a conviction of witchcraft for both women. Keynes [73].

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        De Organica Conicarum Sectionum in Plano Descriptione, Tractatus. Geometris, Opticis; Praesertim verò Gnomonicis & Mechanicis Utilis. Cui subnexa est Appendix, de cubicarum Aequationum resolutione.

      First edition Leiden: Elzevir, 1646. A very fine copy of this beautiful book concerned with the so-called organic description (or generation) of curves. This was an important topic, since in order to determine the point of intersection of curves in the construction of geometrical solutions, it was natural to think of the curves as generated by a continuous motion driven by some instrument. It is the continuity of the motion generating the curves that guarantees a point of intersection can be located exactly. Descartes had devised several mechanisms for generating curves. In De Organica, which Newton read, van Schooten had presented several mechanisms for generating conic sections. This research field was connected with practical applications, for instance, lens grinding and sundial design, but it was also sanctioned by classical tradition and motivated the highly abstract needs underlined by Descartes. Newton was able to devise a mechanism for generating conics and to extend it to higher-order curves. In this work Schooten gave the now standard method of drawing an ellipse with the piece of string whose ends are attached to two pegs, and it is the first printed work that contains a mechanical description of the ellipsis, parabola and hyperbola without considering them as conics. The book is among the 24 highlights of the Elsevier Heritage Collection. *Honeyman 2807; Macclesfield 873; Willems 607. 4to (208 x 157 mm), contemporary vellum, pp. [16], 117 [3:blank]. Fine and clean, entirely unrestored.

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         Profetie dell'Abbate Gioachino et di Anselmo Vescovo di Marsico Con l'imagini in dissegno, intorno a' Pontefici passati, e c'hanno à venire. Con due Ruote, & vn Oracolo Turchesco, figurato sopra simil materia. Aggiuntoui alcuni marauigliosi Vaticinij, & le Annotationi del Regiselmo...

      in Venetia (Venise), presso Cristoforo Tomasini, 1646, in 4°, de 88pp. (le dernière chiffrée 96 par erreur), illustré de 34 figures emblématique sur bois à pleine page (dont la célèbre roue prophétique), pl. vélin souple époque, dos anciennement refait, pièce de titre rouge, bon exemplaire frais. Edition bilingue latin et italien des célèbres prophéties de Joachim de Flore (Gioacchino da Fiore), illustrée de gravures sur bois. Les illustrations emblématiques servent d'explication aux diverses prophéties sur les Papes, parmi lesquels la 19e "Confusio et error viciabitur" semble faire allusion à la Révolution française, et la dernière "Oraculo Turchesco" prédisant la chute de l'Empire Ottoman. Rappelons que les prophéties de ce moine cistercien illuminé enflammèrent l'Italie du XIIe siècle, et furent condamnées au Concile de Latran en 1215. On y trouve aussi une biographie de l'abbé Joachim par Gabriel Barrio, et un commentaire des prophéties par Pascal Regiselmo. Joachim de Flore divise l'histoire de l'humanité en trois périodes: la première, celle du Père, correspond à l'Ancien Testament. La seconde, correspond à la venue du Christ, et au Nouveau Testament. La troisième et dernière, mettant fin à la transformation de l'Eglise, avec le règne de l'Esprit Saint et l'avènement d'une ère d'harmonie spirituelle. ¶ Caillet n°5541 (autres éditions) - Bibliotheca Magica Casantense 533 (autres éditions) - Dorbon n°2278 à 2281 (autres éditions) - Guaïta n°422 (édit. de 1639)

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        Les oeuvres diverses

      Par P. Recolet. Second edition, after the original from 1644; adorned with a portrait frontispiece; a headband and a nice drop cap on the first page of text.Copy to arms quartered on 5 boxes with helmet of a baron and valances. The furnishings are relatively illegible, we can distinguish the cross of Lorraine.Bound in full sheepskin textured vintage. Back with nerves decorated with weapons. Gilt title. Double mentoring net on the boards. Two corners rubbed. Small gaps along the joint. Par P. Recolet A Paris 1646 In-4 (18,5x25,7cm) (8) 543pp. relié

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        Map of New Guinea.

      Amsterdam: Jansson, 1646. Engraved map, 185 x 435 mm.; with central fold, in fine condition and mounted. Important early map of the Pacific with insets of the Le Maire Strait and New Guinea from Commelin's compendium of Dutch voyages, Begin Ende Voortgangh. This map comes from the chapter which describes Spilbergen's second voyage to the Moluccas via the Strait of Magellan and the narrative of Le Maire and Schouten's voyage of 1615-1617 to the Australian regions. The momentous Pacific crossing of Le Maire and Schouten was 'the last expedition of the seventeenth century to search for Terra Australis from the east... ' (Schilder).The larger inset shows Le Maire's discoveries along the northern coast of New Guinea, including the detailed voyage track. Of particular interest is the westernmost island depicted, which clearly shows Gilolo. Gilolo or Jailolo, which is situated on Halmahera - the largest island of the Moluccas - was the original home of Giolo, Dampier's "Painted Prince". Giolo and his mother had been captured and sold as slaves at Mindanao to Moody, an English trader. Dampier purchased a half-interest in Giolo, during his trading voyage of 1690 (described in New Voyage round the World, 1697) and returned with him to London.

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        AN ITINERARY CONTAYNING A VOYAGE MADE THROUGH ITALY, in the yeare 1646, and 1647, Illustrated with divers figures of antiquities. Never before published.

      London, printed for Humphrey Moseley, & are to be sold at his shop at the Princes Armes in St. Pauls Church-yard, 1648, 1646. FIRST EDITION 1648. Written by Dr John Bargrave but published under his nephew's name John Raymond. 12mo, approximately 140 x 80 mm, 5½ x 3 inches, engraved title with ll Mercurio Italico as heading and also as running title to pages, 10 text illustrations, pages: title page, [42], 1-284, [1] leaf Errata/Imprimatur, bound in full later calf, gilt lettered maroon title label and gilt rules to spine, blind decoration to spine and covers, marbled endpapers, stained edges. Trimmed copy with slight loss to margins, not affecting text, binding rubbed and lightly scuffed, stained edges rubbed, engraved title and title page laid down on later paper, engraved title chipped at edges with just the slightest loss, tiny repair to bottom of engraved title, old ink inscription to top of title page, 1 small neat ink marginal note, pages tightly bound, a few small holes are visible at the inner edges of a few pages, where the pages have been strained and the paper has pulled away from the cords, no loose pages, light soiling to margins and some pages a little dusty, 1 small ink splash, 1 lower margin has a small tear with loss, not affecting text, a few margins have tiny nicks and are slightly soft, a few neatly repaired, pale age-browning to pages, Errata/Imprimatur leaf has neat repair to outer margin, no loss, inner paper hinges cracked, corner tips to the leaves at the front and rear, are a little chipped and rounded, otherwise a well used but still a good copy of a Renaissance guide book to Italy. See: The Bargrave collection on Google. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Trier, Augusta Trevirorum; diese Stadt wird für die Aelteste in der Welt gehalten, weil sie vor der Erbauung der Stadt Rom schon 1250 Iahre gestanden, und im siebenden Iahr der Königin Semiramis von ihren Stief=Sohn Trebeta, des Nini Sohn erbauet worden seyn sollte.

      - Anonymer Kupferstich nach Merian, nach 1646, altkoloriert. 15,5 x 27,4 cm. Rosar, Gedruckte Trierer Gesamtansichten von den Anfängen bis ca. 1800, Nr. 4.5.3. Panoramablick über die ganze Stadt und die umliegenden Hügel, die mit "Mons Martis" und "Apollinis Mons" bezeichnet sind. Im Vordergrund ist die Mosel mit der Römerbrücke in ihrer befestigten mittelalterlichen Form dargestellt. Auf dem Fluß befinden sich zahlreiche Schiffe, darunter auch ein Treidelkahn. Am mittelalterlichen Krahnen werden Schiffe entladen. Am linken Bildrand ist das Martinskloster und Martinsmühle vor ihrer Zerstörung abgebildet. Das Stadtbild wird dominiert durch die Vierergruppe von Basilika, St. Gangolf, Dom und Liebfrauen, welche noch den alles überragenden Turmhelm trägt. Unterhalb des Bildes befindet sich Legende zu den Gebäuden in Trier, die mit Referenzzahlen gekennzeichnet sind. Der anonymen Darstellung der Stadt Trier liegt das berühmte Merian-Panorama zu Grunde, das hier bis in die Details übernommen wird. Der Publikationsort konnte bisher nicht festgestellt werden. Sehr selten, bisher nur das Exemplar in der Stadtbibliothek Trier bekannt.

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        Solomon Hemmetros; Sive, Tres Libri Solomonis, Scilicet, Proverbia, Ecclesiastes, Cantica, Graeco Carmine Donati. [homeric Verse Greek Latin Bible Ecclesiastes Song Of Songs Proverbs Etched Frontispiece]

      Ex Officina Rogeri Danielis, V=cambridge 1646 - frontis; 253 pages Width: 4" Height: 6.25" first edition of a translation of Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Songs into Homeric verse, with a Latin version on facing pages. Duport was Regius Professor of Greek at Cambridge. This book has been rebound in brown cloth, with new endpapers and stamped gilt lettering on the spine. This work contains an etched frontispiece. Binding is firm. The pages exhibit age toning concentrated at the extremities. Extensive notes in ink are found on a blank page at the end of the volume. The frontispiece and title page have been archivally reinforced to address minor chipping. Expected appearance at auction is once every 25 years. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Planisphere Cheleste Septentrional par Mons Sr. De la Hire.

      Artist: Fer de Nicolas ( - 1720 ) Paris; issued in: Paris; date: 1720 1646 - - technic: Copper print; colorit: original colored; condition: Some restoration at the center; size in cm : 46 x 46 - description: La Hire's constellation figures are influenced by Johann Bayer's great star atlas (Uranometria, 1603) although La Hire did not use Bayer's system of number stars based upon their brightness. In his treatise on Celestial maps, Warner identifies Sir Edmund Halley as one of the prime sources for the text surrounding the Constellations. - Vita of the artist: "Nicolas de Fer ( 1646 - 1720 in Paris) was a French cartographer and geographer. He also was an engraver and publisher. De Fer was the youngest of three sons of Antoine de Fer, who was also a cartographer. When he was 12, he became the apprentice of Parisian engraver Louis Spirinx, and made his first map, of the Canal du Midi, at the age of 23. After the death of his father in June 1673, de Fer was so successful at improving the firm that, in 1690, he became the official geographer to Louis, Dauphin of France. With support from the Spanish and French Royal Families, de Fer also became official geographer for Philip V and Louis XIV, the kings of Spain and France, respectively. Because of this, his maps became Bourbon propaganda, endorsing French King Louis XIV.His business flourished, producing town plans, atlases, wall maps, and more than 600 sheet maps.He made maps of places in Europe and North America, including New Spain, places fortified by Vauban, the Low Countries, and the War of the Spanish Succession. In 1698, de Fer published a map of North America, which included a depiction of beavers building dams near Niagara Falls. Seventeen years later, Herman Moll published an identical map as his own, known as the "Beaver map".De Fer became the official geographer for His Catholic Majesty in 1720.Two of his sons-in-law, Guillaume Danet and Jaques-François Bénard, continued the company after de Fer's death on 25 October of that year until around 1760."

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        Epistolae Genvinae S.IGNATII MARTYRIS qux nunc primum lucem vident ex bibliotheca lorentina. S.Ignatii Epistolae & S.Barnabae Epistola.

      Amstrlodami. Ioannem Blaev 1646 - Hardcover, looks like vellum binding, some marks,rubs. see images, bookplate on inner board, previous owners names etc. 318 pages. see images, main title page plus2 other page like title pages, I assume the text is mainly Latin, see images, more images on request, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Märchen von der ungehorsamen Adeli-Sofi und ihrer furchtbaren Begegnung mit dem Wassermann. Aus dem Schwedischen von Brigitta von Rosen-Nestler.

      25,5 x 31,5 cm. 20 unnum. Blatt mit 19 ganzs. farbigen Illustrationen. Farbig illustr. OHlwd. Brüggemann II,767 Sebaß I,1646. - Seltene, erste Ausgabe. - "Der Verfasser Björn Graf von Rosen, geb. 25.10.1905 in Rockelstad, Helgesta (Schweden), ist in Schweden als Schriftsteller, Lyriker und Illustrator hervorgetreten. In diesem Bilderbuch erzählt er in gereimten Versen die Geschichte des kleinen Mädchens Adeli-Sofi, das trotz Verbots der Mutter zum Strand geht und dort vom Wassermann in die Tiefe gezogen wird, wo er das Mädchen willkommen heißt mit dem Wunsch, daß sie gute Freunde werden möchten. Adeli-Sofi jedoch widersetzt sich energisch und erreicht durch wütendes Schreien, daß der Wassermann sie zum Strand zurückbringt. Die Moral am Schluß, kursiv gesetzt, lautet: Wenn man nur genügend schreien kann, setzt man sich durch - auch bei dem Wassermann. Das Buch wurde wegen der drastisch-expressiven Bilder sofort nach seinem Erscheinen 1944 als "entartet" verboten und beschlagnahmt. Dies geht aus einer Notiz in einer 1987 veranstalteten, geringfügig veränderten Neuausgabe hervor, die im Verlag Pro Juventute (Zürich) erschienen ist, der die Tradition der Atlantis-Kinderbücher des inzwischen erloschenen Verlages fortsetzt" (Brüggemann). - Einband minimal angestaubt und am unteren Rand etwas stockfleckig. Innen tadellos erhalten.

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        Aarons Rod Blossoming. or, The Divine Ordinance of Church-Government Vindicated.

      London: E. G. For Richard Whitaker, 1646. FIRST EDITION. - 40 lf. + 590 pp. Later rebinding with Contemporary dark brown calf-leather; gilt lettered leather label. Bright tight and clean. Generally clean. Tight, bright copy. VERY GOOD. (lxxvii), 590 pages. FULL TITLE: Aaron`s rod blossoming. or, The divine ordinance of church government vindicated, So as the present Erastian controversy concerning the distinction of Civil and Ecclesiastical Government, Excommunication and Suspension, is fully debated and discussed, from the Holy Scripture, from the Jewish and Christian Antiquities, from the consent of later Writers, from the true nature and rights of Magistry, and from the groundlessness of the chief objections made against the Presbyterial Government in point of a domineering arbitrary unlimited power. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1550 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Essexia Comitatus.

      1646 - Amsterdam, c.1646, German text edition. Original colour. 420 x 530mm, with wide margins. Decorative map of the county of Essex, with armorials, a royal crest and putti. Bottom left is a little depiction of London, with the old St Paul's Cathedral. On verso is a diagram of ancient barrows with deep burial chambers. KOEMAN: Bl 47b.

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        VERDADERA Relación de la famosa Batalla, y vitoria que han tenido las armas Católicas contra Portugal, viniendo a sitiar la Ciudad de Badajoz.

      - Madrid, Carlos Sánchez, 1646, 29 x 21 cm., 2 folios. (Carece de encuadernación. De esta rarísima obra no hemos encontrado ningún ejemplar en bibliotecas españolas). EXTREMADURA PORTUGAL

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        Von Gottes Gnaden Wir Friedrich I. Herzog von Sachsen, Jülich ...

      Pergamentbogen mit handschriftl. Text in deutscher Schreibschrift. Von Friedrich I. gesiegelt und unterschrieben. Herzog Friedrich I. von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (geb. 15. Juli 1646 in Gotha gest. 2. August 1691 in Friedrichswerth)aus der Linie der ernestinischen Wettiner. Sohn des Herzogs Ernst der Fromme. Inhalt: Regelung der Aufteilung der Regentschaften und gemeinsamen Regierungsorganisation mit seinen sechs jüngeren Brüdern. (vgl. Wikipedia: Nach dem Tod seines Vaters im Jahr 1675 übernahm Friedrich nach Maßgabe des väterlichen Testaments die Nachfolge. Er hatte aber seine sechs jüngeren Brüder an der Regierung zu beteiligen, denn sein Vater wünschte keine Teilung des Landes, hatte sich aber zur Einführung der Primogenitur nicht entschließen können, weil diese faktische Enteignung der nachgeborenen Söhne seinem Verständnis von familiärem Verhalten widersprach. So kam es zunächst zu einer gemeinsamen Hofhaltung aller sieben Brüder auf Schloss Friedenstein, die allerdings nur bis 1676 bestand. Danach begannen Verhandlungen zur Teilung des väterlichen Erbes.) Mit anhängendem rotem Lacksiegel (insgesamt unbeschädigt, nur am äußersten Rand leichter Abrieb) in gedrechselter Holzkapsel (Deckel fehlt). Außendurchmesser 12,5 cm, Innendurchmesser 10 cm. In den vier Ecken kleine, stecknadelgroße Löcher, vermutl. vormals zur Befestigung mit Nadeln. Keine weiteren Beschädigungen, Pergament mehrfach gefaltet. Altersgemäß auf der Rückseite etwas angestaubt. Schriftseite und Urkunde in sehr gutem Zustand.

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        The History of the Life and Reigne of Richard The Third. Composed in five Books

      London, Printed by W. Wilson, and are to be sold by W.L.,H.M. and D.P.1646. Hard Cover. Folio. 2 p.l., 107, 113-150, [8] p. port., 27.5 cm. (a2, B-O4, P2, Q-T4,V3, *4, pp. 71/72 (K4) blank.) A defence of the life and reign of King Richard III. See Arthur Noel Kincaid's edition of the manuscript (Gloucester, Alan Sutton, 1982) for how the author's great-nephew , also named George Buck, passed this defective version of the text as his own. Wing B5306. OB 319. Bound in full centemporary panelled leather/ spine worn.

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        Ceremonial, pour les maisons des religieuses de val, de l'Ordre de Sainct Augustin. Avec quelques addresses pour la practique des constitutions.

      Av Puy: Chez Philippe Guynand, & Andre Delagarde, poche le College 12mo (15.2 cm; 6"). 122 pp., [i.e., 124 pp.; pp. 108–124 misnumbered as 106–122 pp.].. 1646 Ceremonial handbook for Augustinian nuns from initiation in the order to the act of professing, with detailed notes on the masses as well as call and response "scripts" between sisters and priest. Also included are chapters on the divine office, ceremonies specific to certain holidays, sacraments for the sick, burial rites, a lengthy list of possible sins and how to atone for them, food, teaching, how to spend your free time, and how to ask for forgiveness after sinning. For ease of use the text is in => vernacular French, with sections from the mass printed in Latin. Binding: Contemporary cream wallpaper binding with (now?) olive-toned floral, leaf, and cherry(?) designs. Evidence of Use/Readership: Notes in three hands have been added to the front endpapers, two in ink and one scratched onto the front pasteboard. Candle wax present on front pastedown and several leaves of text, perhaps from ceremonial or devotional use. No copies traced via NUC, WorldCat, COPAC, or the OPAC of the Bibliotheque National, Paris. Bound as above, lightly rubbed with some loss of paper, joints (outside) cracked but covers firmly attached. Readership markings and old wax-drops as above, one unevenly trimmed margin, light age-toning.

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        Discurso apologético. Por la Nobleza de Alcalá de Henares. En satisfacción a las injustas quexas que contra ella a dado el estado General.

      - Sin lugar ni año (Alcalá de Henares, Talleres de María Fernandez, 1646), 29 x 21 cm., 12 hojas sin paginar. (Carece de encuadernación. Pequeño desgarro en el margen interior de la primera hoja sin afectar al texto y con leves manchas. Al fin aparece como fecha de impresión 1648 manuscrita al igual que la firma del autor, Corregidor de Alcalá. Es obra muy rara de la que solo hemos localizado ejemplares en la Biblioteca Nacional y en la Hispanic Society). MADRID

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        Die wunderlichen Begebenheiten Deß Vnbekandten Philosophi, In Such- und Findung deß Steins der Weisen. In vier Bücher eingetheilet: In deren letztern so deutlich und klar geredet wird / wie man denselben machen soll / daß noch niemahls mit solcher Auffrichtigkeit davon geredet worden. Aus dem Frantzösischen in Teutsche übersetzt von Johannes Langen.- [ANGEBUNDEN:] Chymisches Zwey-Blat / Das ist Zwey vortreffliche Chymische Tractätlein: Das erste / Eröffneter Eingang zu deß Königs verschlossenem Pallaste Anonymi Philalethæ. Das ander / Von dem Stein der Weisen / wie man den recht bereiten soll / Fratris Ferrarii Monachi. Beyde zum ersten mahl ins Teutsch übersetzet von Johann Langen.

      143 S. / 94 S. 1 Bl., 72 S. bei beiden der Titel in Schwarz u. Rot, Kl.-8, Pergament d. Zt. mit handschrftl. Text Belin: VD17 3:001019M Ferguson II, 556 Duveen S.65 (Anm.) Ferchl S.592. Seltene erste deutsche Ausgabe von "Les Aventures du Philosophe inconnu, en la recherche et linvention de la Pièrre Philosophale", das zuerst 1646 in Paris erschien war. Vgl. J. Neu 379 Ferchl S.34 u. Duveen S.65: "Not in the Young collection [...] Caillet (I,925) informs us that this curious and rare work was written by Abbé Belin who was notorious under Henri III and IV for his lengthy and fruitless searches for the Philosophers Stone which embittered him and caused him to write this interesting satire aimed at the alchemists. Belin was a benedictine monk and Bishop of Belly." Ferguson sieht allerdings Belins Verfasserschaft nicht als gesichert an. -- Zum angebundenen Titel: VD17 23:641853M Brüning, V. F. Bibliographie der alchemistischen Literatur 2284 Ferguson II,7f Kopp II,338. Frühe Ausgabe der Langeschen Übertragung von Eirenäus Philalethes (bzw. Th. Vaughn) "Introitus apertus ad occlusum regis Palatium" (1667) u. eines weiteren Textes nach einer unbekannten (fingierten?) Vorlage. Ferguson erwähnt noch eine Ausgabe Hamburg 1672. - Über den Übersetzer Johann Langen ist nur bekannt, dass er ein aus Schlesien stammender Mediziner war u. in Hamburg lebte. - Einband berieben, bestossen u. etwas fleckig beide Innendeckel mit Besitzervermerken u. Anmerkungen Titel fleckig u. leimschattig (Exlibris "Hugo Schneider Berlin" verso) Seiten gebräunt u. tlw. fleckig einige Unterstreichungen u. Anmerkungen von alter Hand, sonst ein gutes Expl.

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        Düsseldorf - Stadtansicht vom Rhein aus. Kupferstich aus der "Topographia Germaniae" von 1646.

      Darstellung 20 x 31,5 cm, Rahmen: 40 x 50 cm. Das Papier ist altersbedingt etwas gebräunt. Das Passepartout ist etwas scheckig. Der Rahmen hat nur leichte Gebrauchsspuren.

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        La Perspective du pont Neve de Paris". Blick über die Brücke Pont Neuf die Seine hinunter, mittig das Reiterstandbild von Heinrich IV. Mit einer sehr aufwendigen, kleinteiligen Figurenstaffage. Unten Inschrift, Legende und oben das Wappen.

      Kupferstich mit Radierung "Ste. Della Bella Florentinus. In. e. Fe. et. D. D. 1646. Cum Privilegio Regis", um 1646, 33 x 68 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. III, S. 228 Nagler (als erstes Blatt genannt): "seltenes Werk". - Abzug des späten 18. Jahrhunderts von der Originalplatte. - "Eines seiner Pariser Hauptwerke, die Ansicht des Pont-Neuf, ist 1646 datiert. ... Er liebt weite Räume darzustellen, in denen sich große Massen von Figuren frei bewegen, und sucht seinen Gestalten durch malerische Trachten und zierliche Bewegungen besonderen Reiz zu verleihen". Künstlergraphik, Paris

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        GUSTAVSBURG,GVUSTAVIBVRGVM RARITÄT

      Nach Merian 1646, Heinsius 1746, Fuchs 1771Schaab 1835, Fronhäuser 1894.zusammengestellt von Adam winter während der Bombadierung durch die Engländer im August 1942 auf Mainz und den umliegenden Dörfer und Städte. Auf augenscheinlich geschöpften Papier,qualitativ hervorragend,mit im Anhang 4 Karten,Details entnehmen sie bitte der Bilder,eine absolute Rarität

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        MAINZ., "Wahre Bildnuß der Statt Maintz, sambt den neuen Schantzen, Anno 1633". Gesamtansicht über den Rhein.

      Kupferstich von Merian, 1646, 20,5 x 63 cm (von zwei Platten gedruckt). Fauser 8325 Stopp Nr. 24. - "Die schönste und wichtigste Ansicht des 17. Jahrhunderts". Abzug von der unten links gesprungenen Kupferplatte mit Abdruck des Sprungs in der Darstellung. - Im Ganzen leicht gebräunt. Gerahmt. Rheinland-Pfalz - Saarland

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        De arte gymnastica libri sex, in quibus exercitationum omnium vetustarum genera, loca, modi, facultates, & quidquid denique ad corporis humani exercitationes pertinet, diligenter explicatur. Quarta editione correctiores, & auctiores facti. Opus non modo medicis...

      Mit 2 Holzschnitt.Druckermarken, 2 Holzschnitt-Grundrissen, 23 ganzseitigen Holzschnitten und 1 Textholzschnitt. 8 unn. Bll., 308 (recte 326) S., 1 w. Bl., 13 unn. Bll. Flexibler Prgt. d. Zt. mit neuen Bindebändern. 24 x 17,5 cm. Graesse IV, 495 Brunet III, 1646 Waller 6480 vergl. Garrison-M. 1986.1. - Wichtiges und beliebtes Werk über Sport und Gymnastik, wobei der Verfasser viele Quellen aus der Antike zu diesem Themenbereich berücksichtigt hat. Am Ende mit therapeutischen Übungen. 1569 ist das Werk erstmals erschienen. Die Holzschnitte wurden Christoforo Coriolani (nach P. Ligorio) zugewiesen. Die Darstellungen zeigen u. a. Diskuswerfen, Faustkampf, Ringen und Kugelstoßen. Hieronymus Mercurialis (1530 - 1606) war Professor für Medizin in Padua, Bologna und Pisa. Als Erster sah er den Zusammenhang zwischen Gesundheit und sportlicher Aktivität. Als einer der bedeutsamsten medizinischen Schriftsteller jener Zeit schuf er mit der vorliegenden Ausgabe auch das erste illustrierte Werk zum Thema Sport und Gymnastik. "First illustrated book on gymnastics. It is the foundation - stone of later works on the subject and is important for the study of gymnastics among the ancients. It includes some excellent woodcuts." (Garrison - M.). - Einband altersfleckig, oberes Rückenende mit kl. restaurierung. Neue Vorsätze. Titelei feuchtfleckig, tls. etwas gebräunt und vereinzelt fleckig. Einband stark angestaubt, etwas fleckig und wenig bestoßen. Rücken mit repariertem Defekt.

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        Giardino aritmetico.

      Milan: Per Lodovico Monza, 1646. Hardcover. Near Fine. 8vo [17.1 x 11.1 cm]. (5) ff., 214 pp. (final page erroneously numbered 114). Bound in contemporary vellum, title in ink on spine; minor staining to upper cover, lower cover slightly cockled. Internally very fresh. Very rare first and only edition of a practical handbook of business mathematics by Giovanni Battista Pisani (born circa 1606), who promises on the work's title page to help readers "solve the intricate Labyrinth of mercantile accounting." Pisani - who has an unusual literary touch - dedicates his Giardino aritmetico not to some grand Padrone, but to his brother Francesco, remarking that whereas the Garden of Hesperides had been guarded by a fearsome dragon, his Arithmetical Garden would be open to all who wish to take of its fruits. The small-format volume seems clearly to have been intended as a vademecum for Milanese merchants, and its practicality and portability in the marketplace perhaps account for its low survival rate today. Pisani begins by introducing more than 40 basic mathematical operations (various ways to multiply, divide, and work with fractions) before moving on to more practical matters of currency conversion and exchange, with special emphasis given to the monies of Venice, Naples, Palermo, Rome, and Frankfurt, and to the weights and measures of Milan and Genua. He then provides a list of tariffs relating to Milan trade and some 50 short examples concerning basic monetary operations. The greater part of the volume is given over to more than 250 examples and word problems of increasing complexity, treating matters such as converting between monies of differing base units, working with commodities, calculating profits and loss through interest, credits and debits, companies, partnerships, barter, rents, etc. Pisani's word problems paint a vivid picture of seventeenth-century mercantile life in Italy, with examples discussing the bottling of wine and olive oil, the storage of pepper, the stacking of silks, the measurement of carpets, the construction of houses and walls, the feeding of horses, and the handling of rice, saffron, brocades, wool, sugar, pearls, and soap, as well as the importing and exporting of goods among every major town on the peninsula and in Europe from Amsterdam, to Lisbon, to Lyon. Even Pisani's less-than-practical examples tend to be as amusing as they are instructive (e.g., how quickly would a lion, bear, leopard, and wolf, each of whom eats at a different rate, devour a single sheep together?). The easy, middle-class appeal of the work is further enhanced by the aphorisms - entirely unrelated to math - which appear at the foot of every page ("It's bad not to know, but worse not to want to learn," "The memory of a dead father is always strong in a virtuous son"). Giovanni Battista Pisani is perhaps best known for another practical publication, his writing manual Il primo libro di lettere corsiue (1641). His brother Francesco, a writing master in Rome, published the famous Tratteggiato da Penna in 1640. OCLC locates only two copies of the Giardino aritmetico, those at Columbia and Michigan. * Riccardi, Biblioteca Matematica Italiana, vol. 1, p. 282; G. Massa, Trattato Completo di Ragioneria, p. 225, no. 1646.

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        Historica Relatione del Regno Di Cile, e delle missioni e ministerii che esercita in quelle la Compagnia di Giesu.

      Cavalli, Roma 1646 - In 4°(mm 290x210). Timbrino editoriale dei padri Gesuiti in silografia al frontespizio, 4 cc., pagg. 378 con 14 tavole incise in rame f.t., una carta geografica ripiegata più volte, 6+12 pagg. con incisioni in legno a pieno foglio raffiguranti il porto e città di Valparaiso, di Coquimbo, Quintero, Conettione, isola di Santa Maria e isola della Mocha, oltre ai collegi e le residenze delle Missioni (poste anch’esse alla fine del tomo), Cartone alla rustica con titolo manoscritto al dorso. Prima edizione italiana, pubblicata lo stesso anno dell’originale spagnolo, dal medesimo editore stampatore di Roma. Alfonso D’Ovalle è il cronista della nostra opera; gesuita cileno nato a Santiago nel 1601 e morto a Lima nel 1651, di nobile e ricca famiglia originaria della Spagna, soggiornò a Roma in qualità di viceprocuratore della provincia del Cile e in occasione della riunione generale del suo Ordine. Durante questa sua permanenza, sollecitato dalla curiosità di molti sul suo lontanissimo paese, che all’epoca era pressochè sconosciuto, redasse questa relazione. L’opera, redatta con dovizia di particolari, inizia con una descrizione fisica del paese, dei luoghi, degli animali, dei pesci e crostacei commestibili, della flora con particolare accenno alle spezie, tanto ricercate in Europa, dell’estrazione di minerali e di tutte le risorse del territorio; continua con la storiografia da Colombo in poi, riferimenti antropologici e culturali dei popoli Inca e delle altre genti del Cile e Perù. Infine tratta delle fiorentissime e ricche missioni gesuitiche, che sono rappresentate nelle esaustive e fascinose incisioni. Bell’esemplare in barbe, alcune macchioline, arrossamenti a talune pagg.; sporadici lievi aloni marginali. Palau V, 398; Sabin 57972.

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        The Holy Bible: Containing the Old Testament And the New. Newly translated out of the original Tongues: and with the former Translations diligently compared and revised: By his Majesties special command.

      Imprinted at London: by the Assignes of John Bill and Christopher Barker, Printers to the Kings most Excellent Majestie 12mo (15.5 cm; 6.125"). [467] ff. Lacks one leaf of Leviticus.. 1646 Beautifully printed King James Bible with an engraved title-page featuring the four apostles and their emblems, two emblematic women, and the royal coat of arms. New Testament title-page is elaborately framed with four different styles of blocks. The text is printed in double columns and => ruled in red throughout; it lacks one leaf of Leviticus. The general title-page and New Testament title-page are both dated 1646, but the colophon is dated 1647. Searches of OCLC, NUC, and COPAC reveal => no libraries that hold this edition. Provenance: The Howell Bible Collection, Pacific School of Religion (properly released). Late 18th-century or early 19th-century black straight-grained morocco with gilt devices, rules, and lettering to spine; covers framed in gilt foliate rolls, board edges and turn-ins also with gilt rolls; marbled endpapers and all edges gilt. Binding rubbed especially at extremities with leather of spine cracking vertically, text block trimmed close with a headline occasionally touched, front free endpaper and a front blank removed with one text leaf (only) lacking as above. Ex-library as above, with light pencilling on endpapers and booklabel at back; otherwise one tiny corner missing, a few short marginal tears with no loss of text, an ownership inscription ("This booke is myne") overwritten to unreadability on title-page verso, and light to moderate age-toning with the occasional spot. => An attractive, atmospheric old Bible.

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         Florence la belle ville capitalle de lestat du grand duc de Toscane.

      Paris, Jean Boisseau, 1646. En deux feuilles jointes de 266 x 727 mm. Rare profil de Florence Très rare profil gravé de la ville de Florence, issu du Théâtre des Citez de Jean Boisseau. Il est orné des armoiries de la ville et accompagné d'une table de 32 légendes. On y distingue la citadelle, le dôme de la basilique Santa Maria del Fiore ici dénommée Ste Marie de la Floride, ainsi que trois des ponts de la ville, dont le Ponte Vecchio, symbole de la ville de Florence. Jean Boisseau fut géographe et généalogiste français. Son Théâtre des Citez est l'un des plus rares recueils de vues français, dont les planches, publiées entre 1642 et 1648, sont le plus souvent conservées à l'état isolé. Rousseur verticale dans la partie gauche, fausse pliure sans gravité. Pastoureau, BOISSEAU I, 34.

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        Historica Relatione del Regno Di Cile, e delle missioni e ministerii che esercita in quelle la Compagnia di Giesu.

      Cavalli, 1646. In 4°(mm 290x210). Timbrino editoriale dei padri Gesuiti in silografia al frontespizio, 4 cc., pagg. 378 con 14 tavole incise in rame f.t., una carta geografica ripiegata più volte, 6+12 pagg. con incisioni in legno a pieno foglio raffiguranti il porto e città di Valparaiso, di Coquimbo, Quintero, Conettione, isola di Santa Maria e isola della Mocha, oltre ai collegi e le residenze delle Missioni (poste anch'esse alla fine del tomo), Cartone alla rustica con titolo manoscritto al dorso. Prima edizione italiana, pubblicata lo stesso anno dell'originale spagnolo, dal medesimo editore stampatore di Roma. Alfonso D'Ovalle è il cronista della nostra opera; gesuita cileno nato a Santiago nel 1601 e morto a Lima nel 1651, di nobile e ricca famiglia originaria della Spagna, soggiornò a Roma in qualità di viceprocuratore della provincia del Cile e in occasione della riunione generale del suo Ordine. Durante questa sua permanenza, sollecitato dalla curiosità di molti sul suo lontanissimo paese, che all'epoca era pressochè sconosciuto, redasse questa relazione. L'opera, redatta con dovizia di particolari, inizia con una descrizione fisica del paese, dei luoghi, degli animali, dei pesci e crostacei commestibili, della flora con particolare accenno alle spezie, tanto ricercate in Europa, dell'estrazione di minerali e di tutte le risorse del territorio; continua con la storiografia da Colombo in poi, riferimenti antropologici e culturali dei popoli Inca e delle altre genti del Cile e Perù. Infine tratta delle fiorentissime e ricche missioni gesuitiche, che sono rappresentate nelle esaustive e fascinose incisioni. Bell'esemplare in barbe, alcune macchioline, arrossamenti a talune pagg.; sporadici lievi aloni marginali. Palau V, 398; Sabin 57972.

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        [Opera] Cum Veterum Omnium Commentariis et Selectis Recentiorum Notis. Nova Editio.

      4to, pp. [xvi], 996, [lvi]. Engraved title-page, woodcut initials. Slightly narrow margin at head edge, small hole to margin of p.3, repaired tear to p.505 not affecting text. Contemporary speckled brown calf prize binding, red morocco label to spine, gilt borders and coat of arms of Hoorn to each board. Spine creased and a little rubbed, small neat repair headcap, edges a bit worn but very good.One notable feature of this edition is Schrevel's use of collations supplied by Nicolas Heinsius, who would later produce his own edition of Virgil, following the work of his father, whose text had been printed by the Elzevirs.

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         Carte topographique du comté de Madrie.

      1646. 315 x 412 mm. Très belle carte figurant l'ancien comté de Madrie, dressée par Jean du Bouchet en 1646. Elle est ornée d'un cartouche de titre et de la muse Uranie, muse de l'astronomie, tenant d'une main un compas sur un globe et de l'autre, les armoiries de l'auteur. Le comté de Madrie fut formé au VIe siècle et disparut au IXe siécle. Les limites du comté étaient au nord, Les Andelys, au sud Dreux, à l'ouest Evreux et à l'est Chevreuse. Né en 1599, Jean du Bouchet fut nommé conseiller du roi en ses conseils, maître d'hôtel ordinaire du roi, historiographe et premier gendarme de France. Bel exemplaire. Très rare, manque à Pastoureau.

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         [BORDELAIS & BÉARN] Carte du Bourdelois du pais de Médoc et de la prévosté de Born. - Carte de la principauté de Béarn.

      Paris, Pierre Mariette, 1646 [1650]. 384 x 489 mm. Deux belles cartes sur une même feuille, l'une figurant le Médoc, le Bordelais et les Landes, l'autre couvrant la principauté de Béarn et s'étendant de Dax à Lescun et de Sauveterre-de-Béarn à Saint-Jean-Poudge, avec les armoiries de la principauté. Elles sont issues du Théâtre géographique de France de Pierre Mariette, publié en 1650. Bel exemplaire aux contours aquarellés à l'époque. Pastoureau, MARIETTE A, 36.

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        La perspective du Pont Nèuf de Paris. Pons lutetiae structus, dictus nouvs, et quae ex ed prospici possunt. Ste. Della Bella Florentinus in. e fe. et D.D. 1646 cum privilegio Regis

      1646. Bella pregevole tiratura settecentesca di una delle più celebri e spettacolari incisioni di Stefano Della Bella. Misura mm. 677x358 alla battuta , marg. bianchi ampi. Al verso antica etichetta descrittiva di epoca ottocentesca

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        La Doctrine des moeurs. Tirée de la philosophie des stoïques, représentée en cent tableaux, et expliquée en cent discours pour l'instruction de la jeunesse.

      Pour Pierre Daret - Imprimerie Louys Sevestre 1646 - 2 parties en 1 volume in-folio ( 350 X 225 mm ), de: titre gravé + titre + 14 ff.n.ch. + 106 ff., demibasane fauve, dos à nerfs janséniste, pièce de titre de maroquin sable ( Reliure de l'époque ). Edition originale de cet ouvrage magnifiquement illustré par DARET qui reproduit ici les figures des Emblemata oratiana d'Othon VAENIUS, 1607. L'illustration est composée de deux titre-frontispices, d'une grande vignette au titre, d'un grand cul-de-lampe répété à chacune des parties, d'une planche contenant un poème à l'adresse de Louis XIV enfant, d'un portrait en médaillon de GOMBERVILLE, daté de 1643, d'un frontispice allégorique, de quatre bandeaux dont un répété, de quatre lettrines dont une répétée, de 103 grandes figures emblématiques, le tout gravé sur cuivre. Seuls les titre-frontispice, le portrait, le poème et le frontispice allégorique portent la signature de Pierre DARET. Ouvrage composé à la demande de MAZARIN pour l'instruction du jeune LOUIS XIV. Bel ex-libris gravé sur une garde "Nigra sunt sed formosa". Coupes et coins usés, épidermures, rares rousseurs, taches ou salissures. Bon exemplaire. Tchémerzine p. 454, a. Brunet II, 1656. Histoire Education Instruction [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L'Historia di Milano volgarmente scritta nella quale non solamente si veggono l'origine, i fatti, et le fortune di essa città, nello spatio di due mille cento anni; ma gli accidenti, et le resolutioni di quasi tutta l'Italia, et di molte Provincie, et Reg

      Paolo Frambotto, Padoa 1646 - Original full vellum. Bound together with Le Vite degl Imperatori. 22, pp. (72) 982; (1) 111 (1). Very handsome copy of this rare publication. Size: 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De agro Frisiae inter Amasum et Lavicam fl. deque urbe Groninga in eodem agro, & de jure utriusque Syntagma.

      Groningen, Joannis Nicolai 1646. (16) 328, 20 p. Contemporary folding Vellum, 8° (Some wormholes until page 75, at some places affecting the text and the map. Early description of the history of Groningen and its surroundings by Ubbo Emmius, 1547-1625. The second edition, complete with the map of Groningen.).

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        Istoria della città di Viterbo.

      Paolo Frambotto, Padoa 1646 - Original full vellum. Very handsome copy of this rare publication. Folio, pp. XX, 478. With engraved title vignette and 25 engraved plates including a map of the city, views, pictures of antiquities, etc.Slightly stained, binding slightly rubbed. Very scarce copy of that important book. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Grotianae discussionis dialysis, sive vindiciae apologetici sui, pro vera pace ecclesiae, contra subdolos mediatores. Rotterdam, Arnold Leers, 1646.

      1646. 8vo. (22), 632, (2) pp. (Bound with) II: [Saumaise, Claude]. Funus linguae hellenisticae, sive confutatio exercitationis De hellenistis et lingua hellenistica. Leiden, Jean Maire, 1643. 390, (2) pp. Contemp. vellum with ms. title to spine. Remains of ties. Attractive sammelband containing two polemical treatises, both in their first editions. I: A Calvinist treatise by the Huguenot theologian André Rivet (1572-1651), part of his controversy with Hugo Grotius. - II: Anonymous pamphlet of historical linguistics by the French classicist Salmasius (1588-1653). Pages 281ff. contain the "Ossilegium hellenisticae, sive appendix ad confutationem exercitationis De hellenistica". - Some insignificant browning due to paper. Title of I and front pastedown have contemp. ownership of "Stephani Pauli Munkátsi", noting the price of acquisition ("fl. 3.50"); a few underlinings and marginalia by his hand in red ink early on. Later in the Munkács library of the counts of Eszterhazy (engraved bookplate on pastedown); later library label from the Eszterházy castle of Cseklész/Bernolákovo ("Pozost. Neb. Dra Michala Eszterházyho Polozka Inventáru Knihovna 58") and notary's stamp of flyleaf. I: OCLC 257630576. - II: Graesse VI.1, 249. OCLC 3531907.

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        Plan de la Forteresse de Portolongone en L'Isle Delbe assiegée le Sic October par les Armées du Roy...

      1646. Rara pianta di Porto Azzurro, originariamente appellata Porto Longone, pubblicata nell'opera "Les glorieuses conquestes de Louis le Grand roy de France et de Navarre". La pianta mostra l'assedio francese del 1646, durante la guerra franco - spagnola: la Francia inviò contro Porto Longone un'armata, al comando del duca di Meilleraye e del conte Du Plessis Praslin; 3000 uomini sbarcarono il 27 settembre nell'isola, e subito dopo la presa di Piombino Porto Longone fu attaccato dalle forze di terra e di mare. Non riuscendo utili i tiri delle artiglierie contro i robusti bastioni della fortezza, i Francesi, mediante lavori di scavo e di mina, riuscirono ad aprire una breccia nelle mura, per la quale mossero all'assalto. Dopo accanita resistenza, il 29 ottobre, gli Spagnoli si arresero. Nel riquadro in basso a destra, la cartina dell'intera isola d'Elba e la costa antistante con la città di Piombino. Incisione su rame, in ottime condizioni. Rare plan of Porto Longone, also known as Porto Azzurro, on the Island of Elba. Published in Les Glorieuses Conquestes de Louis le Grand - one of the most important works in the 17th century. Shows the bay and the surrounding area in great detail, with mountains, rivers, cliffs, and woods. The battle plan shows the forts, camps and tents, and sailing war ships. Two extensive keys explain the camp and the fortress. With a small inset map showing the entire island and the near Italian mainland coast with the city of Piombino. Copper engraving, in very good condition. Parigi Paris 545 430

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        La Doctrine des moeurs. Tirée de la philosophie des stoïques, représentée en cent tableaux, et expliquée en cent discours pour l'instruction de la jeunesse.

      Pour Pierre Daret - Imprimerie Louys Sevestre Paris 1646 2 parties en 1 volume in-folio ( 350 X 225 mm ), de: titre gravé + titre + 14 ff.n.ch. + 106 ff., demibasane fauve, dos à nerfs janséniste, pièce de titre de maroquin sable ( Reliure de l'époque ). Edition originale de cet ouvrage magnifiquement illustré par DARET qui reproduit ici les figures des Emblemata oratiana d'Othon VAENIUS, 1607. L'illustration est composée de deux titre-frontispices, d'une grande vignette au titre, d'un grand cul-de-lampe répété à chacune des parties, d'une planche contenant un poème à l'adresse de Louis XIV enfant, d'un portrait en médaillon de GOMBERVILLE, daté de 1643, d'un frontispice allégorique, de quatre bandeaux dont un répété, de quatre lettrines dont une répétée, de 103 grandes figures emblématiques, le tout gravé sur cuivre. Seuls les titre-frontispice, le portrait, le poème et le frontispice allégorique portent la signature de Pierre DARET. Ouvrage composé à la demande de MAZARIN pour l'instruction du jeune LOUIS XIV. Bel ex-libris gravé sur une garde "Nigra sunt sed formosa". Coupes et coins usés, épidermures, rares rousseurs, taches ou salissures. Bon exemplaire. Tchémerzine p. 454, a. Brunet II, 1656. D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com

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        Brief mit e. U. "Haubtquartier Blankenhayn", 22. II. 1646.

      1646. 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Folio. Mit Adresse und Ringsiegel. An Anna Sophia Gräfin zu Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (1584-1652), geb. Fürstin zu Anhalt, über Übergriffe von Wrangels Soldaten auf ihre Untertanen. Er verspricht die Missetäter nach der "armee [...] exempla" zu bestrafen. - Die Adressatin, Tochter des Fürsten Joachim Ernst von Anhalt und Gattin des Grafen Karl Günther von Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, "zeichnete sich durch unermüdliche Sorgfalt für Schulen und Kirchen aus und war in dieser Eigenschaft eine treue Beschützerin des in weiten Kreisen bekannten, aber von allen Seiten bedrängten Wolfgang Ratich, welcher durch seine neue Lehrmethode Aufsehen erregte. Sie erhielt ihn in Kranichfeld und Erfurt, berief ihn 1622 nach Rudolstadt, nahm selbst bei ihm Unterricht, wie früher in der lateinischen, so jetzt noch in der hebräischen Sprache, empfahl ihn (leider ohne den gewünschten Erfolg) dem Canzler Oxenstierna und stand ihm überhaupt helfend zur Seite bis an seinen Tod. - Auch hatte sie hauptsächlich Antheil an der im Jahre 1619 auf dem Schlosse zu Rudolstadt gegründeten ‚tugendlichen Gesellschaft', welche in ihr und der Fürstin Anna Amalia zu Anhalt die ersten Mitglieder zählte" (ADB I, 471). - Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt; etwas fleckig und mit Randläsuren; im Mittelfalz zu 2/3 durchrissen; mit kleinen Randläsuren, Bl. 2 mit größeren Einschnitten bzw. rissen in den Faltungen; das Siegel etwas lädiert.

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        Comitatus Dorcestria, sive Dorsettia Vulgo Anglice Dorsetshire.

      Blaeu 1646-66, Amsterdam - Copper-engraving, handcolored in outline, when published. In very good condition, a minor ink soiling within the image of the map (in the British Sea).

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        Psalmi Davidis CL. Hebraeus textus ex optimorum codicum fide editus est.

      Franeker, Idzardi Alberti, and Johannis Arcerii 1646. n.p. Contemporary gold-stamped Leather with 4 raised bands and gilt-edged text block, 6° (Psalm Book in the Latin and Hebrew language on facing pages. The Hebrew Psalterium with a translation in Latin by Coccejus was used to teach the Hebrew language at the Universtity of Franeker and played an important part in the education of Hebrew to Hungarian students.) Postma, F. (n.d.) Hebreeuwse boeken uit de Postma-Gosker-Bibliotheek (PGB), vierde aflevering: Johannes Coccejus.

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        The Holy Bible: Containing the Old Testament And the New. Newly translated out of the original Tongues: and with the former Translations diligently compared and revised: By his Majesties special command.

      Imprinted at London: by the Assignes of John Bill and Christopher Barker, Printers to the Kings most Excellent Majestie 12mo (15.5 cm; 6.125"). [467] ff. Lacks one leaf of Leviticus.. 1646 Beautifully printed King James Bible with an engraved title-page featuring the four apostles and their emblems, two emblematic women, and the royal coat of arms. New Testament title-page is elaborately framed with four different styles of blocks. The text is printed in double columns and => ruled in red throughout; it lacks one leaf of Leviticus. The general title-page and New Testament title-page are both dated 1646, but the colophon is dated 1647. Searches of OCLC, NUC, and COPAC reveal => no libraries that hold this edition. Provenance: The Howell Bible Collection, Pacific School of Religion (properly released). Late 18th-century or early 19th-century black straight-grained morocco with gilt devices, rules, and lettering to spine; covers framed in gilt foliate rolls, board edges and turn-ins also with gilt rolls; marbled endpapers and all edges gilt. Binding rubbed especially at extremities with leather of spine cracking vertically, text block trimmed close with a headline occasionally touched, front free endpaper and a front blank removed with one text leaf (only) lacking as above. Ex-library as above, with light pencilling on endpapers and booklabel at back; otherwise one tiny corner missing, a few short marginal tears with no loss of text, an ownership inscription ("This booke is myne") overwritten to unreadability on title-page verso, and light to moderate age-toning with the occasional spot. => An attractive, atmospheric old Bible.

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        Anatomia delli regni di Spagna. Nella quale si dimostra: L'origine del dominio. La dilatatione delli stati. La successione delle linee de suoire. Con la distintione della Corona di Portogallo da quelle di Leone, e di Castiglia. Lissabon, Sancio Beltrando, 1646.

      1646. (12), 85, (1) SS. Spätere Broschur. 4to. Erste italienische Ausgabe der "Injustas successões dos reis de Castella e de Leão" (Lissabon: Craesbeeck, 1642); aus dem Portugiesischen übersetzt von Santio Beltrandi. Offenbar existieren zwei unterschiedliche Drucke mit demselben Titel und Impressum, jedoch anderem Umfang (die Variante umfaßt [4], 83 SS.). - Der portugiesische Jurist und Archivar Pinto Ribeiro (gest. 1649) "stand bey dem König Johanne IV in grossen Genaden, zu dessen Erhebung auf den Thron er nicht wenig beygetragen; wie er denn einer der vornehmsten war, die denselben 1640 zum König ausrufften" (Jöcher III, 2060). - Teils leicht (braun-)fleckig (Titel stärker). Goldsmiths' 920. Palau VI, 119. Jöcher/Adelung VI, 1995. OCLC 15934236.

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        Journal des Principales Audiences du Parlement, depuis l'année mil six cens vingt-trois iusques à present ; Avec les Arrests intervenus en icelles. [ Edition originale ]

      Le tout diligemment recueilly par Me Iean Du Fresne, Advocat en ladite Cour de Parlement, avec une Table des Matières, 1 vol. in-4 reliure plein vélin, Chez Henry Le Gras, Paris, 1646, 4 ff. 499 pp. Exemplaire de l'édition originale du Journal des Audiences, de la plus grande rareté. Pour la première fois, on proposait un recueil en français rassemblant les arrêts du Parlement de Paris. Cette première édition connaîtra une large postérité. Etat satisfaisant (restaurations à la reliure et en marge des 10 derniers ff., avec perte de qq. mots, bon état par ailleurs) pour cet important recueil qui marque une date dans l'histoire du droit français. Français

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        De agro Frisiae inter Amasum et Lavicam fl. deque urbe Groninga in eodem agro, & de jure utriusque Syntagma.

      Groningen, Joannis Nicolai 1646 - (16) 328, 20 p. Contemporary folding Vellum, 8° (Some wormholes until page 75, at some places affecting the text and the map. Early description of the history of Groningen and its surroundings by Ubbo Emmius, 1547-1625. The second edition, complete with the map of Groningen.)

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