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        Historische Verhael Vande Reyse inde Oost-Indien, met 15 Schepen voor Reeckeninghe vande vereenichde Gheoctroyeerde Oost-Indische Compagnie onder het beleydt van den Vroomen ende Manhaften Wybrandt van Waerwijck . (Story of the voyage to the East Indies with 15 ships for the VOC under Admiral Wybrandt van Waerwijck and Vice-Admiral Sebaldt de Weert.)

      Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam 1646 - Complete set of 6 plates accompanied by the full text of 88 pages (half of page 85/86 missing). 1: Map of Sao Tome and Principe. With compass rose, scale and ship on the ocean - 2: Annobon Island taken and raided by the Dutch - 3: The horrible justice in Achin / Atjeh, Indonesia. With ships for the coast - 4: Miracles performed by a magician during de Weerdt encounter with the king of Kandy Vimala Dharma Surya. - 5: The murder of Vice-Admiral Sebaldt de Weert and his men by the King Vimala Dharma Surya of Candy / Ceylon / Sri Lanka - 6: The King of Aceh / Adjeh, Inonesia surrounded by 5 female guards. Part of the monumental work by Isaac Commelin (1598-1676) on VOC voyages: 'Begin ende voortgangh van de Vereenighde Nederlantsche Geoctroyeerde Oost-Indische Companie.' It is known that Sebald de Weert made at least one other important sea voyage, which would be his last. Condition details: general age related toning and foxing, some creasing and minor soiling. Minor marginal damp staining. A few worm holes in the margins. Plate 3 has a restored tear in the lower margin extending 1 cm into image.

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        The Irish rebellion: or, An history of the beginnings and first progress of the general rebellion raised within the kingdom of Ireland, upon the Three and twentieth day of October, in the year, 1641 : together with the barbarous cruelties and bloody massacres which ensued thereupon

      R.White for Samuel Gellibrand. Read Description: This is 1646 edition. Leather spine and corners. A small section of leather missing at head and base, also some slit of approx 5 cm to leather on edge with front cover from head. Leather corners also worn. Marbled boards sound but faded and rubbed. See image from Winghale Books. Free front end paper detached. 14 page preface, then page 1-136, then pages 1 to 40 and 49 to 55 the in between pages 41/48 are MISSING (never bound in?). Darkening stain to bottom margin edge of title and preface pages. General signs of use - darkening to paper edges and occ. corner creased etc. Hardback. More images of this book can be sent on request. . read description. Hardcover. 1646.

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        FRAGMENTA AUREA. A COLLECTION OF ALL THE INCOMPARABLE PEECES, WRITTEN BY SIR JOHN SVCKLING

      London: Printed [by Ruth Raworth] for Humphrey Moseley [and other imprints], 1646. FIRST EDITION (with title in upper and lower case letters on title page, and Roman numeral title underlined). Offered here in a fine antique (though not a 17th century-style) binding, these "Golden Fragments" comprise all of the significant works of Suckling (1609-42), a dashing Cavalier, ladies' man, and gambler (he is said to have been the inventor of cribbage). Although he raised a troop to support the king in the First Bishops' War, he was accused of treason in a plot to free the Earl of Stafford, and he apparently committed suicide as a result. Although his poetry is not profound, he writes well-crafted short colloquial stanzas, and as a careless and impudent light lyricist, gaily pursuing women and never letting himself get caught, he is extremely good. In addition to his poems, the present collection contains, among other things, Suckling's letters to important personages as well as three dramatic works. Nearly all of the several portions making up the text were printed for Moseley by one of two women, Susan Islip or Ruth Raworth. Almost all of the items appearing here are printed for the first time. The retrospective binding by the distinguished Riviere firm is skillfully executed in the style of Roger Payne. The panel design and floral sprays on the covers and the dense tooling on the spine compartments are very like those on a binding in the Henry Davis Gift (Foot, Vol. II, 192) executed by Payne ca. 1790. In the manner of late 19th century bibliophiles' copies, the present item seems as if it might have been pressed (and lightly washed?) when its new bindings were put on, probably around 1890. However, there seems to be no significant harm done to the leaves, which still crackle happily when one turns them.. 183 x 113 mm. (7 1/2 x 4 3/8"). 4 p.l. (including frontispiece), 119, [7], 82, 64, [4], 52 pp. FIRST EDITION (with title in upper and lower case letters on title page, and Roman numeral title underlined). FINE CRIMSON STRAIGHT-GRAIN MOROCCO, HANDSOMELY GILT, BY RIVIERE & SON (stamp-signed on front turn-in), covers with concentric gilt-rule frames featuring floral sprays at corners, raised bands, spine very densely gilt in compartments with flowers and leaves radiating from a central circle, all on a stippled ground, turn-ins with gilt rules and floral sprays (like those on the covers), glazed blue endpapers, all edges gilt. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, decorative woodcut headpieces and initials. Pforzheimer 995; Wither to Prior 827; Wing S-6126B. Faint offsetting from portrait, first few leaves washed (and the remainder of the text perhaps lightly so), small portion at the top of the title page neatly replaced, probably to remove a previous owner's signature, otherwise A FINE COPY, clean and fresh internally, and in a lustrous, virtually unworn binding. Offered here in a fine antique (though not a 17th century-style) binding, these "Golden Fragments" comprise all of the significant works of Suckling (1609-42), a dashing Cavalier, ladies' man, and gambler (he is said to have been the inventor of cribbage). Although he raised a troop to support the king in the First Bishops' War, he was accused of treason in a plot to free the Earl of Stafford, and he apparently committed suicide as a result. Although his poetry is not profound, he writes well-crafted short colloquial stanzas, and as a careless and impudent light lyricist, gaily pursuing women and never letting himself get caught, he is extremely good. In addition to his poems, the present collection contains, among other things, Suckling's letters to important personages as well as three dramatic works. Nearly all of the several portions making up the text were printed for Moseley by one of two women, Susan Islip or Ruth Raworth. Almost all of the items appearing here are printed for the first time. The retrospective binding by the distinguished Riviere firm is skillfully executed in the style of Roger Payne. The panel design and floral sprays on the covers and the dense tooling on the spine compartments are very like those on a binding in the Henry Davis Gift (Foot, Vol. II, 192) executed by Payne ca. 1790. In the manner of late 19th century bibliophiles' copies, the present item seems as if it might have been pressed (and lightly washed?) when its new bindings were put on, probably around 1890. However, there seems to be no significant harm done to the leaves, which still crackle happily when one turns them.

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        Ausonii Popmae, Frisii, De Differentiis Verborum. Libri IV, Et De Usu Antiquae Locutionis. Libri Duo,; Nunc Primum In Germania Magno Juventutis bono editi, Curante Bartholomaeo Musculo, Jc

      Marpurgi Cattorum (Marburg): Typis & Sumptibus Josephi Dieterici Hampelii, 1646. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 12mo. (x),315,(xxv)pp. Original full vellum over boards; manuscript spine title. With woodcut vignette to title, initials and ornamental devices. Chief work of the Frisian scholar Popma which elucidates with great subtlety meaning and importance of synonyms. Contains the four books of "Differentiis Veborum", Popma's work "De Usu Antiquae Locutionis" in 2 books, analyzing the use of the Latin language in speech by such classic authors as Virgil, Cicero, Tacitus, Lucretius, etc. Text in Latin . Minor rubbing & staining to binding, wear to one corner & edge. A near fine copy. Ownership name dated 1646 on front free endpaper.

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        Les OEuvres

      A Paris, chez Augustin Courbé 1646 - In-8 (23,5 x 18,5 cm), I bl.+ 16 + 384 pp.+ I bl., demi-maroquin brun, coins, dos à cinq nerfs orné de filets à froid, gardes et tranches peigne (reliure du dix-neuvième siècle). Première édition Collective en partie originale, publiée l'année de la mort de François Maynard, contenant l'épître de Boisrobert, abbé de Chastillon et illustrée d'un portait de l'auteur en frontispice daté de 1646, gravé par Petrus d'après Daret, vignette de titre. Exemplaire d'Edouard Tricotel, avec sa signature autographe, des notes et une poésie manuscrites. Édouard Tricotel (1828-1877) était un bibliographe et bibliophile spécialiste de la littérature des seizième et dix-septième siècles. (légère mouillure au titre et aux premiers feuillets, coins frottés) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memorabilia Celebriorum veterum Rerumpublicarum.

      Leiden: Johannes Maire, 1646. 24mo (11,0 x 5,8 cm). (16), 704 pp. Contemporary full overlapping vellum, spine with handwritten title. In this politicological work, Thysius treats the problem of the best government system by a description of different government systems from antiquity, not only Greek and Roman, but also a.o. Assyrian, Persian, Egyptian &c. Of these, the trait " De potestate Principis " is the most extensive one and considered by Thysius the most important, as indicated on the title. The Protestants of the young Dutch Republic were at the time of publication very much interested in descriptions of antique Republican states, that could serve as models for the modern Republican state. Published with only a typographic title page, without an engraved frontispiece and with first leaf blank. Title page with woodcut printer's mark. Two decorated woodcut initials. Nice contemporary handwritten index on last flyleaf. Leaf A7 with small repaired tear, due to fragile paper; corner first flyleaf torn (repaired). Remarkably fresh copy of a rare work. For a full description and more images please visit www.zaalbooks.nl .

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        Le Arti di Bologna]

      [ - portrait et 80 planches sur [Rome], [c. 1646], in-4, portrait et 80 planches sur cuivre, 1 table manuscrite, demi-basane du XIXe siècle, dos lisse, motifs rocaille en long, tranches marbrées, Superbe et rare suite des 80 gravures des Cris de Bologne d'après Annibale Carrache (1560-1609), exécutées par Simon II Guillain (1618-16. ?), la plupart numérotées dans le cuivre ; plusieurs portent le monogramme "AC" et "SG", quelques-unes les noms complets de l'artiste et du graveur. La numérotation de certaines planches a été effacée dans le cuivre : il doit s'agir d'un remaniement de peu postérieur à la date du premier tirage, 1646. La suite ouvre sur le portrait d'Annibale Carrache en médaillon, à l'avant d'un piédestal portant des allégories des Arts et de la Renommée, ainsi que l'inscription "Annibali Carraccio bonon. aetatis suae ann. XLIX", avec l'adresse de Rome et la date de 1646. Les Arti di Bologna furent édités grâce à Monsignore Giovanni Antonio Massani, détenteur des dessins originaux d'Annibale Carrache, qui offrit à Guillain l'accès à sa collection et qui promut l'édition ; le premier tirage parut sous le titre de Diverse figure al numero di ottanta. intagliate in rame e cavate dagli originali da Simone Giulino Parigino (Roma, 1646) ; outre le feuillet de titre, il contient une préface par Massani ("A tutti coloro") et une table des gravures. La même année fut publié un second tirage, titré Le arti di Bologna originali. pubblicate de Carlant. Fosarelli (Roma, 1646). Masani rapporte les conditions d'exécution des dessins dans la préface : Annibale Carrache aurait saisi sur le vif les marchands ambulants et autres figures des rues de Bologne pendant ses interruptions de travail à la galerie Farnèse et lors de ses séjours dans sa ville natale. Aux 75 Cris, Masani a fait rajouter 5 gravures, les 5 dernières, numérotées 76 à 80 ("Una valente Ruffiana", "Una Spia Famosa", "Una Putta che governa le Galline", "Un putto che urina" et "Il Console de' Levantini"). Les dessins originaux de Carrache ont tous été perdus, exception faite du "Spazza camino", le ramoneur, conservé à la National Gallery d'Édimbourg. Les tirages de 1646 ne doivent pas être confondus avec ceux de 1740, auquel les titres ont été rajoutés en pied du cuivre, ni avec la suite de Giuseppe Maria Mitelli, gravée en 1660. Notons que, dans cet exemplaire, le titre des planches a été restitué ultérieurement à la main, à l'encre, en pied de chacune, avec plusieurs erreurs : le "Regattiero" (friper) est désigné comme étant le "Carriolaro da portar robbe" (Porteur) ; le "Carriolaro" apparait comme étant le "Inchiostro Fino" (marchand d'encre) ; le "Inchiostro Fino" devient le "Molinaro" (menier), qui lui-même est décrit comme étant le "Muratore" (maçon) ; le "Muratore" devient le "Cieco dal rimedio per i calli" (aveugle vendeur de remède), tandis que ledit "Cieco" passe pour le "Regattiero" ; le "Scopettaro" (marchand de balais) est donné pour un "Vende Quadri" (marchand d'images pieuses) ; le "Marroni Allessi" (marrons chauds) pour un "Netta pozzi" (nettoyeur de puits), tandis que le "Spia famosa" (espion fameux) devient le "Marroni Allessi" ; la "Putta che Governa Galline" (jeune fille avec ses poules) le "Scopettaro" et le "Putto che urina"(jeune homme urinant) le "Spia famosa". Une telle inversion des intitulés, qui ont été donnés dans la table "Nomi degli artisti." dès le premier tirage, laisse supposer que la personne à l'origine des annotations ne maîtrisait pas l'italien. Cette même personne a restitué, in fine, une table manuscrite des gravures. Très belles épreuves. Pliure marginale au titre et déchirure sans manque, quelques taches d'encre et rousseurs marginales. Une mouillure très pâle en tête et en marge de l'ensemble de l'ouvrage. Reliure usée mais fonctionnelle. Brunet I, 1597. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        IOANNIS SELDENI UXOR EBRAICA : SEU, DE NUPTIIS & DIVORTIIS EX JURE CIVILI, ID EST DIVINO & TALMUDICO VETERUM EBRAEORUM, LIBRI TRES.

      Londini : Typis Richardi Bishopii, 1646 - 1st Edition. Modern Boards. 8vo. [22], 630, [2] p. ; 20 cm. In Latin with some Hebrew throughout. Translates roughly as "John Selden: The Jewish Wife. Or, on Marriage and Divorce in the Civil Law and Reigious and Talmudic Code of the Hebrews. Book Three. " John Selden (1584 –1654) was an English jurist member of parliament and a scholar of England's ancient laws and constitution (as well as a) scholar of Jewish law. He was known as a polymath showing true intellectual depth and breadth; John Milton hailed Selden . ‘the chief of learned men reputed in this land ’ In 1646 (he published his) treatise on marriage and divorce among the Jews entitled Uxor Ebraica. " (Wikipedia, 2016) This is the rare 1st Edition of that work. SUBJECT(S) : Marriage (Jewish law) . Title page is worn. Overall in about very good condition. (BR-11-27) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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]

      V=cambridge: Ex Officina Rogeri Danielis. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1646. First Edition. Hardcover. 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 .

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        Panoramaansicht über die Themse gesehen ('London').

      - Kupferstich von 2 Platten gedruckt v. Matthäus Merian, 1646, 22 x 69,5 Scouloudi, Panoramic Views of London 1600-1660, p.42.

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        Gesamtansicht ('Rottwil en Souabe').

      - Kupferstich v. N. Cochin b. Sebastian de Pontault de Beaulieu, n. 1646, 45 x 54 Schefold, Alte Ansichten aus Württemberg, Nr. 6746 a; Reiniger, Beaulieu S. 97. - Prachtvoller Kupferstich von vier Platten gedruckt aus "Les glorieuses conquestes, de Louis le Grand roy de France et de Navarre dediées au roy Tome premier.". - Im Himmel mittig Porträt von Jean Baptiste Budes von Guébriant (1602 in Plessis-Budes - 24. November 1643 in Rottweil im Dominikanerkloster) war ein Marschall von Frankreich. - Vor der Stadt Kampfszenen. - Die Ansicht umgeben von dekorativen Draperien. - Selten!

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        Observations, questions et responses sur aucuns articles de la coustume d'Anjou

      Original edition.Contemporary binding in full vellum. Back to six nerves, as in pen in the first well. Simple net coaching cold dishes. All red sprinkled edges. par Pierre Avril à Angers 1646 in Folio (23x35cm) (12) 495pp. (1) ; 61pp. relié

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        Fragmenta Aurea. A Collection of all the Incomparable Peeces, Written

      1646 - SUCKLING, SIR JOHN. Fragmenta Aurea. A Collection of all the Incomparable Peeces, Written by Sir John Suckling . Printed by his owne Copies. London: For Humphrey Moseley, 1646. [6], 119, [7], 82, 64, [4], 52 p. Engraved port. by William Marshall. Contemporary calf, gilt fillet and cornerpieces, red morocco spine label. Portrait and first two leaves with two very tiny holes at the gutter, worm trail in lower margin of first three gatherings, else a very nice copy in a lovely contemporary binding. Bookplate of C. Pearl Chamberlain and book label of Abel Berland. Fine red morocco pull-off case. Accompanied by an A.L.S. of John Suckling (1569- 1627), father of the poet, Goodfathers, 29 July 1625, to an unnamed recipient, seeking information on his election as a burgess in Yarmouth. First edition, first state of the title, with "FRAGMENTA AVREA" in upper case, a period after "Churchyard" in the imprint, and the rule under the date; A3v:16 reads "allowred." Second state of the frontispiece, re- incised with heavier lines around the leaves of the garland and the bulge in the left sleeve. According the Beaurline and Clayton, the plate was most certainly re-incised in the course of printing and is fairly evenly distributed with the various states of the title. Suckling is perhaps best remembered for the fine lyrics in his dramas, including the famous line "Why so pale and wan, fond lover?" (in Aglaura). D'Avenant called Suckling the greatest gallant and gamester of his day. He is also remembered as the inventor of the game of cribbage. L. A. Beaurline and T. Clayton, "Notes on Early Editions of Fragmenta Aurea," Studies in Bibliography 23 (1970), pp. 165-170; Greg III, 1130; Hayward 84; Pforzheimer 996; Wing S-6126. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Observationes defectus lunaris Grenovici habit

      - for Flamsteed's life: DSB V, pp. 22-26. Three astronomical articles (2 in the form of letters) by England's first Royal Astronomer, John Flamsteed (1646-1719) at the Greenwich Observatory from its establishment in 1675, published in the Philosophical Transactions of the British Royal Society in the years 1683 and 1685. The first article gives observations of a 1682 lunar eclipse by Flamsteed himself, Edmund Halley and a certain Haynes. The second gives Flamsteed's calculations of the eclipses of Jupiter's four moons for the coming year 1686, intended in part as an aid to the determination of longitude. The third gives an engraved dial with four scales around its perimeter, with Flamsteed's description of its use to calculate the positions of Jupiter's moons. Flamsteed's magnum opus, his great star catalogue and charts, appeared posthumously in 1725 and 1729, so his most important publications during his own lifetime were a single book in 1680 and a dozen short astronomical articles in the years 1672 to 1686, three of them present here. The articles and plate have been disbound, but they are otherwise in very good condition, with only some minor spots in the text and a couple tears (one repaired). Three of Flamsteed's rare non-posthumous astronomical publications, with an engraved plate of his calculating dial.

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        Kupferstich - Karte, b. Janssonius, "Aethiopia svperior vel interior; vulgo Abissinorvm sive Presbiterri ioannis imperivm".

      - mit altem Grenzkolorit, 1646, 38 x 49,5 Krogt, Atlantes Neerlandici, 8720.1 B (lat. Ausgabe). - Unten rechts eine dek., altkol. Kartusche mit fig. Schmuck, unten links ein Meilenanzeiger. Im Kartenbild Elefanten und andere Tierdarstellungen. Zeigt den Kongo, Kamerun, Zentralafrika, Sudan und die Staaten an der afrikanischen Ostk

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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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        Réponse de Turenne à une négociation avec la députation envoyée auprès de lui par le Comté de Hesse, adressée au Prince de Darmstadt à Ghysen ( Hesse ). Il l'informe également de sa demande à " la Landgrave de Hessen touchant les Contributions du bas Comté de Catzenellebogen ".

      - Lettre signée Turenne, dans laquelle il a écrit de sa main la formule de politesse : "votre très humble et très affectionné serviteur", datée de Mayence le 10 janvier 1646, dans laquelle il s'engage, du fait de l'occupation, à "ce que le pays n'en reçoive aucune foulle" (en vieux français : oppression, vexation). Un cachet de cire rouge à ses armes. Turenne, illustre capitaine et maréchal de France, l'émule du grand Condé, servit tour à tour les rebelles et le gouvernement pendant la Fronde et se joignit même un moment aux espagnols. Il conquit ensuite l'Artois et la Flandre, pénétra en Allemagne jusqu'à l' Elbe, (1644-1647) , sauva par ses victoires l' Alsace d'une invasion et fut tué à Salzbach (duché de Bade) d'un boulet de canon (27 juillet 1675) au moment où il allait livrer bataille à Montecuculi. Château à Brives (Corrèze). Son frère était Frédéric-Maurice de La Tour d'Auvergne (Sedan, 1605 - Pontoise, 1652), duc de Bouillon, prince de Sedan, un noble et un militaire français. Darmstadt, capitale du Grand Duché de Hesse Darmstadt. La guerre de trente ans se termine en 1648 par le traité de Westphalie. Il confirme le statut de Strasbourg, ville libre, et l'Alsace devient française. Très intéressant et beau document historique. Autographes Petite coupure et manque de papier à l'ouverture de la lettre, sans atteinte au texte, sinon très bon état. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Begin ende voortgangh van de Vereenighde Nederlantsche Geoctroyeerde Oost-Indische Compagnie. Vervatende de voornaemste reysen/ by de inwoonderen der selver provincien derwaerts gedaen.

      - (Amsterdam, Joannes Janssonius), 1646.21 volumes in 2. Oblong 8vo. Contemporary polished vellum (sl. soiled). With 2 different engraved frontispieces and 225 (of 230) engraved maps and plates. Third and best edition; first published in Amsterdam in 1645. - This rare and extensively illustrated collection of voyages, containing the journals of 21 navigators to the East and West Indies, represents the material for any research on Dutch exploration of trading routes. Isaac Commelin (1598-1676) did manage to get hold of some unpublished accounts which are here printed for the first time, and which he must have obtained, clandestinely or otherwise, from someone connected with the East-India Company. . about half of the material is completely new, though a few of the other accounts now appear in Dutch for the first time, having been previously printed in some other language (C.R. Boxer in the Introduction to the facsimile edition). As well as the East Indies, there is much material on the Straits of Magellan (since several of the voyages came from the east), and descriptions of a number of significant early visits to the Philippines, China and Japan, India, Mauritius, etc. Among them are the Arctic discoveries of Heemskerk and Barentsz, the East-India voyages of Houtman, de Keyzer and Van Spilbergen, the circumnavigations by Van Noort, Le Maire, Schouten and Van Spilbergen. A very important collection for the history of early Pacific exploration as well as for the development of the East Indies.1 Gerrit de Veer, voyages to the north (1594-1596)2 Cornelis de Houtman, first Dutch voyage to the East Indies (1595-1597)3 Jacob Cornelisz. van Neck and Wybrant van Warwijck, first voyage to the East Indies (1598-1600), with appendix Javanese-Malay dictionary4 Sebald de Weert, voyage around the world (1598-1599), described by Barent Jansz. (Potgieter)5 Olivier van Noort, voyage around the world (1598-1601)6 Pieter Both and Paulus van Caerden, voyage to the East Indies (1599-1601)7 Jacob Cornelis van Neck, second voyage to the East Indies (1600-1604)8 Voyages to the East Indies under Steven van der Haghen (1599-1601), Cornelis Pietersz. and Guillaume Senechal (1600-1602), Jacob van Heemskerk (1601-1603)9 Wolfert Harmensz, voyage to the East Indies (1601-1603)10 Joris van Spilbergen, voyage to the East Indies (1601-1604)11Wijbrand van Warwijck and Sebald de Weert, voyage to the East Indies (1602-1604)12 Steven van der Haghen, second voyage to the East Indies (1603-1606)13 Cornelis Matelief, voyage to the East Indies (1605-1608)14 Paulus van Caerden, voyage to the East Indies (1606-1609)15 Pieter Willemsz. Verhoeff, voyage to the East Indies (1607-1616)16 Pieter van den Broecke, voyages to West Africa and Asia (1605-1630)17 Johan van Twist, description of Gujerat (1638)18 Joris van Spilbergen, voyage around the world (1614-1618); Willem Cornelisz. Schouten and Jacob Le Maire, voyage around the world (1615-1617)19 Jacques L'Hermite, voyage around the world (Nassau fleet) (1623-1626); with appendix by Pedro de Madriga, description of Peru and Chile20 Wijbrant Schram, voyage and battle with Claes Compaen (1626); Zeyger van Rechteren, voyage to the East Indies (1628-1632); appendix sea battle of Cornelisz. off Goa (1639)21 Hendrick Hagenaer, voyage to the East Indies (1631-1637), François Caron, description of Japan (1636), Reyer Gysbertsx, history of the martyrs in Japan; Joost Schouten, description of Siam (1636)Janssonius (1588-1664) was one of the leading Amsterdam publishers who specialized in the printing and publication of navigational and cartographical material. 'the most important Dutch collection of travel literature published during the seventeenth century' (Lach, Asia in the making of Europe, III,1 p.461). - (Missing: De Houtman part of pl. 16, De Weert pl. 6, Matelief pl. 5, 7 & 11, Van der Broecke pl. 9; Van Spilbergen map coloured; title-page vol. I mounted; last pp. of introduction with some wormholes and stains; some plates skilfu

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        Hugonis Grotii de Iure belli ac pacis libri tres, In quibus jus Naturae & Gentium, item juris publici praecipua explicantur. Editio nova cum annotatis auctoris.

      Blaeu, Amsterdam 1646 - In-8 de titre, (22)-618-(45) pp.; plein velin, coutures apparentes, plats rigides (reliure de l'époque). Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        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 ]

      Chez Henry Le Gras 1646 - 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. Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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