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        Gesamtansicht von Trier und Armentières ('Treves Eslectorat d'Empire').

      - Kupferstich aus Les glorieuses conquêtes de Louis le Grand b. Sébastien Pontault de Beaulieu, um 1646, 36,5 x 50 Zeigt 2 Gesamtansichten auf einem Blatt von Trier und Armentières (Nord-Pas-de-Calais) / Frankreich. (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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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".

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Collection of signatures of notable and lesser Mexicans of the colonial era and first three quarters of the 19th century.

      Mexico Various small sizes.. 1646 to ca. 1880 The collection contains approximately 400 clipped signatures of historical, political, and literary figures, including: José María Fagoaga (signer of the Act of Independence), Manuel Sotarriva (signer of the Act of Independence), Miguel Cervantes (i.e., Marques de Salvatierra. signer of the Act of Independence), Juan de Solorzano Pereira (jurist and major writer on the law of the Indies), Juan Cervantes y Padilla (signer of the Act of Independence), Jose Maria Heredia (poet), Jose Fernandez de Jauregui (printer), Jose Maria Guridi y Alcocer (signer of the Act of Independence), Valentín Canalizo (general, supporter and confidante of Santa Anna), Marques de San Juan de Rayas (signer of the Act of Independence), Santiago de Irissarri ((Independence-era military figure), Jose Bustamante (signer of the Act of Independence), Enrique White (governor of East Florida), Ignacio Barbachano (leader of the 1841 Yucatecan-break-away protonation), Vicente de la Concha (Queretaro politician), Juan Hierro Maldonado (Minister of Fomento, Colonización é Industria, and great politician), El Marques de Selva Nevada, Jacobo Ugarte y Loyola (governor of province of Coahuila y Tejas in the 1790s), El Conde de Alcazar, Ignacio de Bustamante (many times governor of Sonora), José Ignacio de Berasueta (intendent of Puebla in 1811), José Mariano de Arce (chief of revenue for pulque and alcabala), Francisco Javier Miranda (one of the delegation that offered Mexico to Maximilian!), Urbano Tovar (conservative politician, governor of Jalisco), Ramon Gutierrez del Mayo, Francisco Robledo, Francisco Jose de Urrutia, Victoriano Lopez Gonzalo (bishop of Puebla), Esteban Lorenzo de Tristán y Esmenota (bishop of Durango), Manuel José Rubio y Salinas (archbishop of Mexico), Mariano Riva Palacio (politician), Rafael Mangino (politician who crowned Emperor Agustin I), José Agustín Domínguez y Díaz (bishop of Oaxaca), Ignacio Alas (railroad entrepreneur), Juan Faustino Mazihcatzin (Indian leader of Tlaxcala), Pedro Saenz de la Guardia (naval commander of the San Blas region), Vicente Filisola (general, second in command to Santa Anna in the Texas Campaign), Esteban Moctezuma (general defeated by Bustamante at Gallinero), Jose Mariano Beristain (the great bibliographer), Manuel Payno (novelist and playwright), and many more. Beyond its simple charm as => a signature gallery both representing and evoking a long era of Mexican history, this is a most useful archive of "sample" signatures. All items glued to => both sides of sheets of paper (approximately 25 x 21.5 cm; .75 x 8.5" h x w) with multiple clipped signatures per sheet, 21 sheets total. Glue stains, and some early colonial ones with sealing-wax stains.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        Commentaria in primam fen primi libri canonis Avicennae 2nd ed

      Venice: Marc-Antonio Brogiollo, 1646. Santorio, Santorio (1561-1636). Commentaria in primam fen primi libri canonis Avicennae. 4to. [40]pp., 1120 columns. Woodcut illustrations. Venice: Marco Antonio Brogiollo, 1646. 233 x 166 mm. 18th century quarter vellum, marbled boards, minor rubbing and edgewear. Very good copy. Occasional marginal marks in red pencil, marginal note (cropped) on Q3v. Third edition of Santorio?s commentary on the first book of Avicenna?s Canon, first published in folio in 1625. Santorio, professor of theoretical medicine at the University of Padua, introduced the use of precision instruments for quantitative biological studies; he is regarded as the founder of metabolic research. Using himself as a subject, Santorio conducted a long series of experiments with a scale and pulse-clock, a thermometer and other instruments to measure such metabolic phenomena as pulse rate, respiration, body temperature and the daily variations in the weight of his body relative to ingestion and excretion. He determined that most excretion takes place invisibly through the skin, proved that this invisible excretion could be measured by systematic weighing, and showed that the rate of excretion varied considerably as a function of both physiological and environmental factors. The 1625 edition of Santorio?s Commentaria contained the first illustrations of several of his instruments, including a hygrometer, a pendulum for measuring pulse rate, a syringe for extracting bladder stones, and a bathing bed; these illustrations are repeated in the 1646 edition. The work also revealed for the first time the principles of construction of these instruments, which had been invented many years before. Garrison-Morton.com 2668 (first ed.). Norman 1893 (first ed.).

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's Historyofscience.com]
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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau ('Xvntien alias Qvinzay.').

      - Kupferstich v. Matthäus Merian aus Neuwe Archontologia cosmica b. Matthäus Merian in Frankfurt a.M., 1646, 18 x 25,5 Fauser, Repertorium älterer Topographie. Druckgraphik von 1486 bis 1750, Bd. I, S. 300, Nr. 5441. - Zeigt eine Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau der chinesischen Hafenstadt Hangzhou in der Provinz Zhejiang im Osten Chinas. - Oben mittig Girlande mit Vedutentitel. (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Gesamtansicht i.J. 1635 ('Constantinopolis. - M. Merian fecit.').

      - Kupferstich von 2 Platten gedruckt v. Matthäus Merian aus Neuwe Archontologia cosmica b. Matthäus Merian in Frankfurt a.M., 1646, 23 x 69 Fauser, Repertorium älterer Topographie. Druckgraphik von 1486 bis 1750, Bd. I, S. 380, Nr. 6840. - Zeigt eine Panoramaansicht von Istanbul. - Oben mittig Vedutentitel; am unteren rechten Rand Stechersignatur von Merian; unter der Ansicht 12 spaltige Erklärungen von +. 1. - 29; über der Ansicht zusätzlicher lat. Titel ('Constantinopolitanae Vrbis Effigies Ad Expressa, Qvam Tvrcae Stampoldam Vocant. A°. MDCXXXV.'). (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Herbarum imagines vivae. Der Kreuter lebliche Conterfeytunge. Including: Imaginum herbarum, pars II. Andertheyl der Kreutter Conterfeytungenn.Frankfurt am Main, Christian Egenolff, (colophon: 1536). 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With 2 title-pages, part 1 with 225 botanical woodcuts (plus 5 repeats on the title-page), part 2 with a woodcut view on the title-page and 63 botanical woodcuts (plus 3 repeats on the title-page). All woodcuts coloured by a contemporary hand. Interleaved with contemporary paper. Tanned sheepskin (ca. 1700?), gold-tooled spine, in modern red clamshell box.

      Adams H293; BMC NH, p. 513; Nissen, BBI 2344; VD16, H2196. Very rare first edition (part 1 in the 2nd issue) of a Renaissance woodcut herbal, showing a wide variety of herbs and flowers, fruits, berries, nuts and root vegetables. Nearly every illustration shows the entire plant, including roots, but a few (such as the walnut) show only a detail. With one to four woodcuts on each page. The illustrations have their origins in the extremely accurate and beautiful botanical woodcuts on a larger scale drawn and cut by Hans Weiditz, whose work has often been mistaken for Dürer's or Burgkmair's. The only texts besides the title-pages and indexes for each part are the names of the plants in Latin and German for nearly every woodcut. This and the smaller format probably made the book affordable to many who could not have purchased Schott's edition of Brunfels, but it also made it a handy field guide rather than a book that would remain on a scholar's shelf, making all editions and issues very rare today.With some contemporary and later manuscript notes, and a 1646 owner's inscription. With 1 tear slightly affecting the names of 1 plant and some marginal stains, not affecting the illustrations, but still in good condition. The colouring has sometimes bled through the page faintly. The owner's inscription on the title-page was shaved by the binder. Binding shabby.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        WENZEL HOLLAR - ALBRECHT DÜRER: Jungfrau mit offenem Haar - Woman with unloosened hair (after Dürer): Quid virgo sparsis.

      - This finely engraved copper engraving by Wenzel Hollar from 1646 is based on a Renaissance painting by a Nuremberg artist and one of the most famous German painters Albrecht Durer. The portrait shows a young woman with loose hair, looking downwards, holding her hands in a prayer. Durer’s monogram shows at a neutral background as well as a coat of arms of a noble family Furleger from Nuremberg. The original painting named "Women with Unloosened Hair", today in the Städel Museum in Frankfurt, probably represents Katharina Furleger, who was posing for Durer twice, also for a pendant version of this portrait. The other possibility is that Durer painted two sisters from the same family. The young woman on the other portrait has her hair pulled up in a neat Renaissance style. Durer painted the young Katharina Furleger as a Virgin Mary, what resembles his autoportrait painting himself with christomorphic features. VáclavHollar: Restoration England’s Greatest Engraver Václav Hollar (1607 – 1677), also known as Wenceslaus (in English) or Wenzel (in German) Hollar, was born in Prague, the capital of Bohemia in 1607, into a bourgeois Protestant family. At the time of his birth, Prague was perhaps the greatest artistic center in Europe, due to the extravagant patronage of Emperor Rudolf II, who sponsored many of the continent’s greatest artists to reside in the city. However, by the time of Václav’s adolescence, Prague and indeed all of Bohemia, was being ravaged by the Thirty Years’ War (1618-48). The fortunes of his family were ruined and his plans to become a lawyer were doomed owing to his Protestant faith in a country now governed by Catholic zealots. Hollar learned drawing, etching and engraving as a gentlemanly hobby, but in light of his new circumstances and his natural talent, became a professional artist. While Hollar developed his own distinct style, he was very much influenced by the German Renaissance master Albrecht Dürer. Many of his finest achievements are interpretations of Dürer’s works, including Women with Unloosened Hair (1646). Hollar moved to the Stuttgart area in 1627, before continuing on to Strasbourg. By 1633, he was in Cologne. In 1636, that city, Hollar had the great fortune to encounter Thomas Howard, the 21st Earl of Arundel, who was on his way down the Rhine, returning to England from an embassy to Vienna. Arundel was perhaps the greatest contemporary English connoisseur of the visual arts and, amazed by the young Czech’s awesome talent, he immediately invited him to join his entourage as his official artist. By 1637, Hollar had relocated to England, and while he executed many assignments for Arundel, he was still free to pursue commissions from other patrons. Shortly after his arrival in England, Hollar engraved a View of Greenwich, a massive panorama of the Thames port town featuring Inigo Jones’s pioneering work edifice, the Queen’s House. Upon Arundel’s hasty departure from England (due to political reasons), Hollar switched to the employ of the Duke of York. While the advent of the English Civil War (1642-8) ensured many new commissions, it also led to great financial troubles for Hollar, as many of his clients proved unable to pay the promised fees. His etching Civilis Seditio (1643) is considered to be on of the most evocative images epitomizing the internecine conflict. Hollar was eventually compelled to relocate to Antwerp, where his best-known work was the magnificent view, the Cathedral of Our Lady (1649). Hollar returned to London in 1652. Upon the Restoration of the monarchy in 1660, Hollar found himself in difficult position. While he was apolitical and had many connections with leading Royalists, he was also close to some prominent members of Cromwell’s late administration. While no outward punitive action was taken, Royalist officials suspected him of being disloyal and ungrateful to the king’s court and thus for years Hollar had great difficulty gaining commissions from the crown or the hig

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor]
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        Gesamtansicht von Chania und Marsal ('Marsal en Lorraine - Candie Capitalle du Royaume').

      - Kupferstich aus Les glorieuses conquêtes de Louis le Grand b. Sébastien Pontault de Beaulieu, 1646, 38 x 51 2 Ansichten auf einem Blatt. - Oben Marsal / Département Moselle (frankreich); darunter Ansicht von Chania. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Diaeteticon sive de re Cibaria Libri IV. Nunc Primum Lucem Vidit

      Antwerp: Petri Belleri, 1646. Third Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Full contemporary blind tooled calf, well worn with loss to leather on the spine and corners. Scattered mild foxing, otherwise quite clean internally. The Crahan copy with his bookplate (item 181a in the 1984 sale at Sotheby's). Engraved title, stamp to first page of preliminaries. (22), 526, (1)pp. Cagle 19, Oberle 33, Crahan 181a (this copy). Originally published in 1627. Born in Anvers the son of a Portuguese doctor, Nuñez traveled widely through Italy and corresponded with Renaissance luminaries like Justus Lipsius. His Diaeteticon was widely influential, though it is largely a recapitulation of classical views on food. Size: 4to. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Medicine & Health. Inventory No: CAT000291.

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        Compendium Cosmographicum et Chronologicum. Det er : En Kort Beskriffvelse ofver dem gamle Verden / Huor udi formeldis om Himmelen / Soel oc Maane / sampt de andre Planeter oc Stierner / deris Bevegelse oc Løb / de fore Elementer oc huis der udi befactis / Jorden med sine mange Kongeriger, Lande oc fornemmeste Stæder. Dissligeste : Om Søen og Søfarten / sampt Solens oc Stiernernis Declination / med andre Vidskaber der til tienlige. Saa er : En liden Chronologia om meget aff det fornemmeste som i Verden sig haffver tildraget.

      Kbh. 1646. Liten 8vo. Noe senere helpergamentbind med tittelfelt i brun skinn på ryggen. Tittelblad trykt i rødt og svart. (16), 493, (3) s.. Thesaurus II, 574. Tittelfeltet i ryggen noe slitt."Udgaven 1646 fik i 1968 hammerslag på Peter Jensen's auktion for kr. 650,-"."Hans Nansen var handelsmand og borgmester i København og spillede en stor rolle ved enevældens indførelse i 1660. Han samlede i sin gård i Snaregade et stort bibliotek, der brændte i 1679"

      [Bookseller: Damms Antikvariat]
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        Carte Dv Dvche De Luxembovrg Et Sovveraineté De Sedan. Par du Val Geographe - A. Peyrounin fecit - A Paris chez Pierre Mariette, rue S. Iacques a l'Esperance, 1646':.

      - Kupferstich v. A. Peyrounin n. Pierre Du Val b. Pierre Mariette in Paris, dat. 1646, 38 x 48,5 van der Vekene, Les Cartes Géographiques Du Duché De Luxembourg. Éditées Aux XVI., XVII. Et XVIII. Siècles, S. 108, Nr. 2.17. - Zeigt das Herzogtum Luxemburg mit den angrenzenden Gebieten. - Unten Oben links Titelkartusche; unten rechts Windrose und Meilenzeiger mit Verlegeradresse. - Oben links Luxemburger Wappen. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica Ac Hydrographica Tabula - Wahre Bildtnüß des Gantzen Erden Krayses mit allen seinen theilen. - M. Merian fecit.':.

      - Kupferstich v. Matthäus Merian aus Neuwe Archontologia cosmica b. Matthäus Merian in Frankfurt a.M., 1646, 26 x 35,5 Shirley, The Mapping of the World - Early Printed World Maps 1472 - 1700, S. 369, Nr. 345 u. Abb. Plate 262 (2. state!). - Zeigt die Welt in Mercator-Projektion; unten links Insetkarte des Nordpols; unten rechts Insetkarte des Südpols. - Über der Karte 2zeilige Titelkopfleiste; in der Karte 4 Kompaßrosen; in den Meeren zahlreiche Segelschiffe u. Meeresungeheuer. - Dekorative Weltkarte in tadelloser Erhaltung. - Vorliegendes Exemplar der 2. Zustand dieser Karte ohne der Stechersignatur von Merian unten rechts am Kartenrand. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        America noviter delineata. - M. Merian fecit.':.

      - Kupferstich v. Matthäus Merian aus Neuwe Archontologia cosmica b. Matthäus Merian in Frankfurt a.M., 1646, 27,5 x 36,5 Burden, The Mapping of North America, Nr. 251 u. Abb. S. 320, Plate 251. - Zeigt Nord-, Mittel- u. Südamerika. - Unten links Kartusche mit Kartentitel; unten rechts Stechersignatur von M. Merian; oben mittig Insetkarte (5,3 x 6 cm) von Grönland u. Island; links daneben kleine Kartusche mit 5zeiligem Text; im Atlantischen Ozean u. im Pazifik 2 Segelschiffe u. 2 Meeresungeheuer. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Gesamtansicht aus der halben Vogelschau ('Ieru salem.').

      - Kupferstich v. Matthäus Merian aus Neuwe Archontologia cosmica b. Matthäus Merian in Frankfurt a.M., 1646, 20,5 x 34 Fauser, Repertorium älterer Topographie. Druckgraphik von 1486 bis 1750, Bd. I, S. 338, Nr. 6109. - Zeigt eine Gesamtansicht aus der halben Vogelschau von Jerusalem. - Oben miitig Vedutentitel; dazwischen Wappen; unter der Ansicht Legende in 7 Spalten von 1. - 24. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        The Mirrour of Justices

      London - GraysInne Esquire 1646 - There's only one match online, a 1st edition published in 1642 on abe for 639. this is the secondversion onCopac, the one with the correct collation, with the same date as the first version on copac - also 1946 with same publishers and compete correct collation details. Not sure if has been rebound. A first English language edition, translated from the Frenchwork of medieval lawyer, Andrew Horn. Mirrour of Justice is seen as a vigorous criticism of law adminstration,including Anglo Saxon laws and canon law. Andrew Horn was a London lawyer and legal scholar, serving as Chamberlain of London City from 1320-1328. He was in charge of the civic archives in the rein of Edward II. Collated: Lacking final page of index. Condition: In a quarter moroccan binding. Externally, very smart. Tear to one front free-end paper with signatures of previous owners. Handwritten note explaining the history of the volume inside front board. Worming to top of some pages. Internally, firmly bound with heavy age toning throughout. Boundwithout final page of index. Overall: VERY GOOD [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Monachium regi sue corum certis conditionibus deditur.

      - Kupferstich v. Merian aus Theatrum Europaeum, 1646, 23,5 x 32 cm. Gesamtansicht von München mit Blick über die Isar. Im Vordergrund Übergabe der Stadt an Gustav Adolf von Schweden, 1632. Besonders dekoratives Blatt. JPEG-Bilder auf Anfrage möglich. Munich. "Monachium regi sue corum .". Copperplate engraving by Merian ca. 1650. 23.5 x 32 cm. JPEG pictures upon request. General view of Munich with the depiction of the attack of the army of King Gustav Adolf of Sweden onto Munich in the Thirty Year's War in 1632. Very decorative. Seldom.

      [Bookseller: Gertraud Bracker]
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        Gesamtansicht von Reval und Narva ('Revalia. - Reúeln. - Nerva').

      - Kupferstich v. Matthäus Merian aus Neuwe Archontologia cosmica b. Matthäus Merian in Frankfurt a.M., 1646, 10 x 32,5 Fauser, Repertorium älterer Topographie. Druckgraphik von 1486 bis 1750, Bd. II, S. 655, Nr. 11664. - 2 Ansichten auf 1 Blatt. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Nördlingen. - Gesamtansicht. - "Nordlingen".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Kupferstich, 1646. 16,5 x 50,5 cm (Darstellung ) / 25,5 x 56,3 cm (Blatt). Oben innerhalb der Darstellung betitelt. Unterhalb der Darstellung Erläuterungen A-V. - Ansicht der Stadt Nördlingen während der Belagerung durch kaiserlich-habsburgische Truppen im Dreißigjährigen Krieg. - Blatt leicht gebräunt und am oberen Rand beschnitten. Bugfalte geglättet. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar.

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        Suffolk. Suffolcia vernacule Suffolke.

      Amsterdam: or later 1646 - 38.2 x 49.7 cm. Original outline colour. Attractive double page map of Suffolk. This the second state with the semi-circular title cartouche to the upper edge with nine coats of arms surrounding. Blank on verso. Small split at upper edge of centrefold. Paper lightly toned overall. A very good example with wide margins.

      [Bookseller: Robert Frew Ltd. ABA ILAB]
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        Gesamtansicht ('Edynbvrgum.').

      - Kupferstich v. Matthäus Merian aus Neuwe Archontologia cosmica b. Matthäus Merian in Frankfurt a.M., 1646, 19,5 x 35 Fauser, Repertorium älterer Topographie. Druckgraphik von 1486 bis 1750, Bd. I, S. 188, Nr. 3421. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        [MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT, SIGNED BY THE EARL OF WARWICKE AND FOUR OTHERS, ADDRESSED TO THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE ROYAL NAVY]

      [England], 1646. Folio. Old fold lines. Some light soiling and wear. Very good. Manuscript document signed by Robert Rich, the second Earl of Warwick, who was commander of the British Navy and a promoter of the American colonies. In this memorandum, addressed to the Commissioners of His Majesty's Navy, the Committee of Lords and Commons for the Admiralty and Cinque Ports recommends that one John Coxe be made gunner on the ship the John. It is signed by Robert Rich ("Warwicke"), Dudley North, John Rolle, John Trevor, and Alexander Berne. Robert Rich (1587-1658) was an important English political figure in the 17th century. Involved in Parliament, he also held command of the Royal Navy and was involved in several colonial American ventures. After failing to persuade the original Puritan "pilgrims" to settle in Guiana, Rich, as a member of the Council for New England, secured for John Peirce the patent on which the Plymouth colony existed for the first eight years. He likewise signed the second patent for William Bradford in 1630 and was instrumental in the patent for the Massachusetts Bay Colony. He was also involved in privateering and several settlement schemes along the Central American coast and in the West Indies. His signature is rare.

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        KÖLN. Gesamtansicht mit Deutz aus der Vogelschau.

      - Kupferstich von Merian, 1646, 27,5 x 35,5 cm.

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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau; unten rechts Insetkarte von Malta.

      - Kupferstich v. Matthäus Merian aus Neuwe Archontologia cosmica b. Matthäus Merian in Frankfurt a.M., 1646, 27,5 x 35,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Diaeteticon sive De Re Cibaria. Libri IV nunc primum lucem vidit.

      Ex Officina Petri Belleri,, Antverpiae, 1646 - In-4° (210x160mm), pp. (24), 526, (2), legatura antica m. pelle marrone e angoli con titolo in nero su tassello e filetti a secco su dorso a nervi. Tagli rossi. Frontespizio figurato inciso su rame con la titolazione inscritta entro un basamento su cui è seduto Asclepio, attorniato da Cerere, Bacco, Diana e Nettuno recanti cibi d'ogni sorta. Fregi tipografici in xilografia, dedica a stampa dell'autore a Tomas Lopes de Ulloa. Precedono alcuni epigrammi latini di dedica, il privilegio, l'indice generale, l'indice dei nomi propri. Altro indice in fine. Alcune firme di possesso antiche. Bruniture lievi. Esemplare lievemente rifilato (una mancanza al margine superiore bianco dell'ultima carta di epistola dedicatoria). Bell'esemplare. Terza edizione (la prima è del 1625 ed era stata impressa dallo stesso editore) di uno dei principali trattati sull'alimentazione e la dietetica del secolo barocco, compendio delle principali conoscenze in materia di cui si disponeva al tempo. Il primo libro è dedicato a considerazioni generali sui pasti, i frutti ed i legumi; il secondo alle carni, alla selvaggina ed ai volatili; il terzo ai pesci, mentre l'ultimo discorre delle bevande, con dissertazioni relative al consumo di bevande ghiacciate, ai miscugli caldi di vino ed acqua, alle opinioni di Empedocle sul vino e l'elogio di esso da parte di Asclepiade, le qualità nutrizionali del vino e come mescolare tale bevanda, l'idromele, le malattie del vino, la birra, il vino di palma, il sidro, ecc. Il Núñez (Anversa, 1555-1645 ca.) fu stimato medico e intrattenne rapporti d'amicizia con molti dei maggiori dotti del suo tempo, primo tra tutti Giusto Lipsio. Cfr. B.IN.G., 1365-1366, Cagle, 19; Crahan, 181a; Oberlé, 32; Bitting, 344; Vicaire, 626; Simon, 1101; Palau, 196870; Paleari Henssler, 344; Drexel, 227; Maggs, 134; NUC, 421, 112; BNP, 126, 45. Manca al Notaker. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tabula Russiae . alias dicta Moscovia':.

      - Kupferstich v. Matthäus Merian aus Neuwe Archontologia cosmica b. Matthäus Merian in Frankfurt a.M., 1646, 28 x 35 Zeigt Russland u. Skandinavien mit den angrenzenden Ländern sowie das Schwarze Meer u. das Kaspische Meer; mittig rechts Insetansicht (ca. 4,5 x 8 cm) von Archangelsk ('Archangelsckagorod'); darüber 3 Russen in Tracht. - Unten links Kartusche mit Kartentitel; oben mittig in der Barentssee Meilenzeiger. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau ('Moscva').

      - Kupferstich v. Matthäus Merian aus Neuwe Archontologia cosmica b. Matthäus Merian in Frankfurt a.M., 1646, 27,5 x 35,5 Fauser, Repertorium älterer Topographie. Druckgraphik von 1486 bis 1750, Bd. II, S. 511, Nr. 9203. - Oben rechts Ansichtentitel; oben links Wappen; unten rechts Kartusche mit Legende in 2 Spalten von A. - E. u. von 1. - 12.; unten rechts Richtungszeiger. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Lucii Coelii Lactantii Firmiani Opera quae extant omnia, videlicet. Divinarum Institutionum adversus gentes Libri Septem / Earundem Institutionum Epitome \"Akephalos\" [greek] / De Ira Dei Liber Unus / De Opificio Dei, sive De formatione hominis liber unus. A Iosepho Isaeo Caesenate olim divi petri de Urbe canonico, Cambettolae, Buschi, &c. comite, summa diligentia recognita, & non modo ex antiquissimis MSS. codicibus, ac probatioribus impressis, sed etiam ex Doctissimis Scriptoribus emendata, et Notis Illustrata. Eminentiss. et Reverendiss. Principii Hieronymo Verospio S.R.E. Cardinali amplissimo,

      Caesena, ex typographia Nerii., 1646. lxiiij, 380 S. Fol. Neuer Leinenband mit Rückenschild Seltener Caesenaer-Druck. Ebert I, 11608; \"Neue Rec. aus 16 Mss. u. alten Ausgg., aber die der Irrthümer in der Lehre verdächt. Stellen schied I. noch strenger aus, als Thomasius. Die Anmerkungen sind gelehrt, aber meist theol.\" Graesse, IV, 66 : \"Nouvelle revision du texte sur 16 mss. et d\'anc. editions avec des notes, presque toujours theologiques. Les passages que l\'editeur declara theologiques, ont ete omis avec rigueur\". Grosszügiger und breitrandiger Druck in schlichtem neuen Einband. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Ludouici Nonni . Diaeteticon siue De re cibaria libri 4. Nunc primum lucem vidit.

      ex officina Petri Belleri,, Antuerpiae, 1646 - In 4°, pp. (24) 526 (2). Frontespizio inciso in rame. Leg. vitello dell’epoca con armi nobiliari (corona ducale o principesca sormontata da tiara e pastorale). Dorso restaurato con la perdita di due scomparti e di parte di uno. Abrasioni. Epistola dedicatoria a Tomas Lopes de Ulloa.Terza edizione (la prima è del 1625). Rara opera di gastronomia e di dietetica. Diviso in quattro libri, il primo, dopo alcune considerazioni storiche sull’alimentazione si occupa di vegetali e frutta. Il secondo è dedicato alle carni, il terzo al pesce e il quarto alle bevande, con alcuni capitoli sul vino, la birra, il sidro. Cfr. Palau 196.870; Oberlé 32; Bitting 344; Simon 1101 (ed. 1647).

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        Gesamtans., Aufsicht, am unteren Rand Erklärungen v. 1 - 24, "Ierusalem".

      - Kupferstich v. Merian aus Archontologia, 1646, 18,5 x 33,5

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        Carta particolare che comincia con il capo Dofar in Arabia è finisce con il capo Cintapora nell Indie. d'Asia Carta Prima

      Florenz, Robert Dudley,, 1646 - Sehr seltene Seekarte des Arabischen Meeres aus R. Dudleys Dell'Arcano del Mare Erstausgabe der außergewöhnlich schönen Seekarte des Arabischen Meeres von Sir Robert Dudley aus seinem Dell'Arcano del Mare. Gestochen von A. F. Lucini und im Jahre 1646 in Florenz erschienen. Zeigt den südöstlichen Teil der Arabischen Halbinsel, den südlichen Bereich des Roten Meeres bis zum nordwestlichen Teil Indiens im Osten. Ausgeschmückt mit einer Kartusche in Muschelform, einer Kompassrose und einem Zweimaster. Lord Wardington schreibt zu Dudleys Dell'Arcano del Mare: Einer der großartigsten Atlanten der Welt und einer der komplexesten, der jemals produziert wurde: Es ist der erste Seeatlas der ganzen Welt, der erste mit allen Karten unter Verwendung der neuen Mercator-Projektion; der erste mit magnetischer Deklination, der erste mit Angabe der vorherrschenden Winde und Strömungen und der erste Seeatlas eines Engländers. . - Von zwei Platte gedruckt und zusammengesetzt. Riß durch die rechte untere Ecke hinterlegt, 4 kleine Einrisse im Rand hinterlegt. Kräftiger und klarer Abdruck, sehr gute Erhaltung. - Very rare nautical chart of the Arabian Sea from R. Dudley's Dell'Arcano del Mare First edition of the striking sea chart of the Arabian Sea by Sir Robert Dudley from his Dell'Arcano del Mare (Secrets of the Sea). Engraved by A. F. Lucini and published 1646 in Florence. Shows the south-eastern part of the Arabian peninsula, the southern area of the Red Sea up to the north-western part of India in the east. Decorated with a cartouche in shape of a shell, a compass rose and a two-masted ship. Lord Wardington notes to Dudley's Dell'Arcano del Mare: One of the greatest Atlases of the World and one of the most complex ever produced: it is the first sea-atlas of the whole world; the first with all the charts constructed using Mercator's new projection, as corrected by Edward Wright; the first to give magnetic declination; the first to give prevailing winds and currents. the first to expound the advantages of 'Great Circle Sailing'; and the first sea-atlas to be compiled by an Englishman. . - Printed from two plates, joined. Tear in lower right corner backed, 4 small tears in margin backed. Dark and clear impression. Very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Vplandia.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Johannes Janssonius (Jansson) in Amsterdam, 1646, 36 x 49 van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. I, 1435:1.3. (3. Zustand - nur in 5 Ausgaben erschienen) - Zeigt die heutige Provinz Uppsala län, dem nördlichen Teil der Provinz Stockholms län. - Mittig Uppsala und Stockholm. - Unten rechts Titelkartusche. - Unten links Kartusche mit Krone und Zepter sowie Meilenzeiger. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        A defence of infant-baptism: In answer to Two treatises, and an appendix to them concerning it; lately published by Mr. Jo. Tombes. Wherein that controversie is fully discussed, the ancient and generally received use of it from the apostles dayes, untill the Anabaptists sprung up in Germany, manifested

      London: Pr. by Ric. Cotes for Steven Bowtell 4to (19.1 cm, 7.5"). [8], 256, [4 (index)] pp.. 1646 First edition of this reply to Tombes's Two Treatises — one of the most passionately debated publications of the infant baptism controversy — written by a popular and influential preacher. Marshall, John Geree, John Tombes, and a number of the most prominent theologians of the day debated prolifically on the topic; here, Marshall re-engages with Tombes's "destructive Artifice" (p. 3). Some holdings report (variously) 10 or 12 preliminary pages as present, but signature A is complete here, including one blank leaf. Recent marbled paper wrappers. Some light staining to a few early leaves, pages otherwise almost entirely clean.

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        York Shire

      London, William Humble,, 1646 - Eine äußerst dekorative Karte von Yorkshire aus John Speeds Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain. Ausgeschmückt mit drei Rollwerkkartuschen, einer Kompassrose, einer Galeone und einem Wappen. Rückseitig mit englischem Text. - Sehr gute Erhaltung in herrlichen Farben. - A highly decorative map of Yorkshire from John Speed's Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain. Decorated with title, dedication and scale cartouches, a compass rose, coat of arms and a galleon. English text on verso. - Excellent, in beautiful colours.

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        Rothenburg ob der Tauber. - Panoramaansicht. - "Rothenburg ".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Radierung, 1646. Von Gabriel Perelle. 45,0 cm x 53,0 cm (Darstellung) / 65,0 cm x 95,5 cm (Blatt). Über der Panoramaansicht in einer Bandkartusche betitelt "Rotenbourg". Unten links mit der radierten Signatur "G. Perelle sculp.". Ferner mit Legende zur Ansicht auf Französisch. - Seltene Panoramaansicht, gedruckt von einer seperaten Platte in die Druckplatte der Einrahmung. Jene ist oben dekoriert mit einer opulenten barocken Verzierung, die ein Oval einsäumt, das wohl für ein Porträt vorgesehen war. Großformatige, dekorative Vedute auf vollrandigem, breiten, starken Büttenpapier mit Wasserzeichen "PG". - Mit der normalen Verlagsbugfalte. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes, sauberes Exemplar. Gabriel Perelle (1604 Vernon-sur-Seine - 1677 Paris). Französischer Maler und Radierkünstler, Vater von Adam und Nicolas Perelle. Schüler von Daniel Rabel. Radierte bevorzugt Veduten der Gegend um Paris, Schlachtenszenen und ideale Landschaften. Er arbeitete sowohl nach eigener Auffassung und Erfindung als auch nach Vorlagen unter anderem von Israël Silvestre, Paul Bril, Jacques Callot oder Pierre Asselin. Perelle war am Hof als Directeur des Plans et Cartes du Cabinet du Roi beschäftigt.

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        Variarum Resolutionum juris Civilis Libri IV. Authore Helfrico-Ulrico Hunnio, Ju. Doctore [etc.].

      Francofurti, Apud Johannem Davidem Zunnerum. Typis Casparis Rötelii / Frankfurt, Johann David Zunner, gedruckt bei Kaspar Röteli 1646. - 8° (ca. 21 x 17.5 cm). 10 Bll., 1050 SS. Titel in Rot und Schwarz mit Druckermarke in Holzschnitt. Satz zweispaltig. Perg. d.Zt. (etwas berieben u. fleckig, textile Schliessbänder fehlen) mit 6 durchgezogenen Bünden. Seiten unterschiedlich gebräunt und (eher blass) stockfleckig, von der unteren Ecke aus durchgehend etwas feuchtigkeitsrandig (blass und kaum störend, Text wenig beeinträchtigt), Titel mit zeitgenöss. Besitzervermerk (darunter geringfügige schmale Schabstelle mit kleinem Durchbruch) u. 2. fl.Bl. verso mit hs. Sinnspruch. Alters- und Lagerungs-, eher weniger Gebrauchsspuren. Gesamthaft sehr ordentliches Exemplar. ?[.] et Illustrissimi ac Celsissime Principis ac Domini, Domini Ludovici Hassiae Landgravij &c. Consiliario, & Academiae Giessenae Professore Pandectarum Publico & Ordinario? ? Dritte wohl unveränderte Auflage nach der Erstausgabe Frankfurt, Porsius (?Bibliopolejum Porsianum?, Porsiano) 1616 und der Zweiten von 1620 (ibid.; nur diese in VD17). Für das 17. Jahrhundert finden sich noch zwei weitere Auflagen (1670 und 1697), danach keine mehr. Autor und Titel nicht in MPI f. europ. Rechtsgeschichte. ? Druckermarke (ca. 5 x 7.5 cm) mit Wahlspruch ?Onerata Renitor? ? Der Inhalt entspricht im Prinzip den ?Institutionen? od. Institutiones, d.h. dem erste Teil des justinianischen Corpus iuris civilis; sie stellen gewissermassen ein amtliches Lehrbuch zur Einführung in den Rechtsstoff dar. Sie sind im wesentlichen aufgeteilt in Personen- und Familienrecht (?personae?), Vermögenrecht (?res?) und Prozessrecht (?actiones?). ? Gliederung des Inhalts: I. 1. De Iustitia & Iure, 2. De iure personam sive statu hominum, 3. De causis patriae potestatis, nuptiis, legitimatione & adoptione, 4. De Tutelis / II. 1. De rerum divisione & acquirendo earum dominio, 2. De Servitutibus, 3. De usucapione, 4. De donatione & personis quibus alienare licet, 5. De Testamentis, 6. De Substitutionibus, 7. De modis quibus testamenta infirmantur, 8. Delegatis & fideicommissis / III. 1. De successionibus ab intestato, 2. De contractib[us] & obligationibus in genere, 3.1 De rebus creditis seu de contractu mutui, 3.2 In qua De solutione & condictione indebiti, 3.3 Qua est De commodato, 3.4 In qua deposito, 3.5 De contractu pignoris, 4. De verborum obligationibus, 5. De Fideiussoribus, 6. De contractu literarum, 7. De contracitb[us] qui consens perficiuntur : 7.1 In qua de emptione venditione, 7.2 De locatione condictione, 7.3 De Societate, 7.4 In qua de mandato, 8. De modis, quibus obligatio solvitur; / IV. De actionibus : 1. In qua Prolegomena quaedam, 2. In qua de actionis notatione & definitione, 3. In qua de divisione actionum earumque speciebus, 4. In qua de personis, per quas nobis acquiritur?, 5. In qua de illis per quos agere licet, 6. In qua De his, qui es alterius delicto conveniuntur?, 7. In qua De cessione actionum, 8. In qua de concursu actionum, 9. In qua de compensatione actionum. ?? Helfrich (od. Helferich, Helfreich) Ulrich Hunnius (Marburg 1583?1636 Köln), Jurist und Professor der Rechte in Wittenberg, Giessen u. Marburg. Er war ein Sohn des bedeutenden lutherischen Theologen Aegidius und Bruder von Nikolaus Hunnius. 1630 konvertierte er zum katholischen Glauben ?unter dem vorwand / weil die lutherische lehr an und vor sich selbst ein böses leben verursache / worinn ihm aber D. Himmel in Jena wohl geantwortet. [.] Unter seinen Juristischen schrifften aber sind die ?resolutiones [etc.]?, worüber er mit Bachovio [Johann Jakob Bachofen] in sehr grossen streit gerathen.? (Iselin 1726, p. 867). Vgl. ADB 13, p. 418 f.; Ladvocat (nur Ulm 1760, sp. 1970 f. unter ?Aegidius Hunnius?); Wetzer/Welte 1889 (6, 429 f., unter Aegidius H.); Hauck 1900 (8, p. 458, 50 ff., unter Aegidius H.); Baumberger (Hsg.), 1933 (5, 202), und besonders eigenständig, ausführlich u. informativ Bayle 1730 (822?825, Aegidius H.). ?L?un d?eux se fit Catholique Romain. Il étoit Jurisconsulte, & s?apelloit Helfricus Ulricus Hunnius. [. Il] publia à Giesse [.] quatre [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Sarnia Insula Vulgo Garnsey et Insula Cæsarea Vernacule Jarsey.

      Amsterdam: c.-62 1646 - 39 x 47.3 cm. Original outline colour. Double page map of Guernsey and Jersey. Latin text on verso. Slight fading to impression to upper edge of border. Small split to lower edge of centrefold, not affecting image. Very light browning and offsetting to the image, though generally in very good condition. Wide margins. Koeman, Vol II, 5730:2.

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

      par Pierre Avril 1646 - - par Pierre Avril, à Angers 1646, in Folio (23x35cm), (12) 495pp. (1) ; 61pp., relié. - Edition originale, rare, imprimée à Angers. Page de titre en rouge et noir, vignette de titre allégorique par Sturhelt. Beau portrait de l'auteur en frontispice. Reliure de l'époque en plein vélin. Dos à six nerfs, titre à la plume dans le premier caisson. Filet simple à froid en encadrement des plats. Toutes tranches mouchetées rouges. Nombreux ex-dono à la plumes sur le premier contreplat, la première garde, la page de titre. Quelques galeries marginales de vers, sinon bel exemplaire à toutes marges. Manque l'index de 24 pages in fine qui n'a jamais été relié dans ce volume. Gabriel Du Pineau fut maire d'Angers et capitaine général de cette ville en 1632, nommé par Henri IV ; humaniste et lettré, juriste apprécié et conseiller de Marie de Médicis qui séjourna 20 mois à Angers, il venait de mettre la dernière main à son ouvrage lorsque la mort l'enleva en 1644. L'ouvrage contient des nouvelles questions importantes sur la coutume d'Anjou, avec des dissertations sur plusieurs articles de cette coutume, que l'auteur compare avec d'autres coutumes semblables dans le royaume. L'ouvrage fut très apprécié et applaudi dans le milieu judiciaire. Suivant les voeux du défunt, on édita son commentaire écrit en latin sur la coutume d'Anjou à part de ses observations, ce qui fut exécuté en 1681, dans une traduction française : Coutumes du pays et duché d'Anjou. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] 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. (12) 495pp. (1) ; 61pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tabula Russiae . alias dicta Moscovia':.

      - Kupferstich v. Matthäus Merian aus Neuwe Archontologia cosmica b. Matthäus Merian in Frankfurt a.M., 1646, 28 x 35 Zeigt Russland u. Skandinavien mit den angrenzenden Ländern sowie das Schwarze Meer u. das Kaspische Meer; mittig rechts Insetansicht (ca. 4,5 x 8 cm) von Archangelsk ('Archangelsckagorod'); darüber 3 Russen in Tracht. - Unten links Kartusche mit Kartentitel; oben mittig in der Barentssee Meilenzeiger. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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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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        CATALUÑA DESENGAÑADA. Discursos Políticos

      - Nápoles. Imp. Egidio Lugo. 1646. 20x14 cm. 1 portada grabada + 9 h. de dedicatoria, Índice + 470 págs. + 11 h. de Índices. Pleno pergamino época, recosido en las cubiertas, lacería en cierres, últimas págs. de índices con manchas, pero legible la lectura, primeras págs. con cerco de agua sin afectar a la lectura. ámplios márgenes en la derecha con apuntaciones manuscritas. Faltas: Portada, 3 h. de dedicatoria, y las págs. 295 ¿ 296, reproducidas en papel de la época. # hª España [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Divine Right of Church-Government and Excommunication: or a peaceable Dispute for the perfection of the holy Scripture in point of Ceremonies and Church-Government; in which the removal of the service-book is justifi'd.... To which is added, a brief tractate of Scandal; with an answer to the new Doctrine of the Doctors of Aberdeen, touching Scandal

      London: John Field for Christopher Meredith. Fair. 1646. First Edition. Hardcover. Fairly miserable copy of a scarce Americana title. Lacks part of spine; front cover detatched; heavy wear to board edges; lacking pp.[i-ii] supplied in facsimilie. Worming to page 103 of second Work with loss of c. 5 letters. Sabin 74455: "A Dispute touching scandall and Christian libertie," pp. 104ff. ; Octavo; [i-xxvi],656;103 pages .

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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, 1646. First edition. [xx], 386, [2] pp. 4to. 18th-century full calf, black morocco spine label. Joints cracked, covers worn, a few small tears to pages at margins, with larger piece torn from pp. 255-6 fore-edge margin, contemporary transcription of 17th century popular verse on rear blank, later marginalia in pencil sporadically throughout. First edition. [xx], 386, [2] pp. 4to. The first edition of Browne's Pseudodoxia Epidemica, commonly referred to as Vulgar Errors. Contains the most unusual collection of "tid-bits" and commonly held errors, discussing superstitions (that a salamander is able to live in flames; that hares are each of both sex; and of basilisks and griffins), religious errors (navels on Adam and Eve; that the Tower of Babel was erected against a second flood; and that the earth was slenderly peopled before the Flood), medical errors (the custom of blessing after a sneeze; that drowned men will float on the ninth day) and chapters on Pygmies and Gypsies. "Hydriotaphia," Browne's treatise examining various funereal practices in Britain, is often referred to as his masterpiece of rhetoric. "Religio medici having made [Browne] famous for piety and wit, Pseudodoxia now earned his reputation as scholar and naturalist. In this, his most substantial work, almost an encyclopaedia of seventeenth-century misconceptions and new knowledge, Browne took up numerous false beliefs" (ODNB). Keynes 73; ESTC R1093

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        Carte Generalle de l'Empire du Turc

      Paris: Pierre Mariette, 1646. unbound. Map. Engraving with original outline color. Image measures 15.75" x 20". Sheet measures 17" x 22.75". Map of the Turkish Empire centered on Arabia covering from the Caspian Sea to the horn of Africa. Fine detail throughout with cities, mountains, rivers and forests rendered. Nicolas Sanson (1600-1667) is considered the founder of the French school of cartography. In reaction to the prevailing trend of Dutch lavishness, Sanson favored minimal details, focusing rather on accurate cartography than ornament. Pierre Mariette, the elder, was a bookseller, printseller and publisher who worked closely with Sanson. Hand colored title cartouche. Map was framed at one time with the outer margins showing stains from verso tape residue, still a lovely version of this hard-to-find map.

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        Opera observationum et curationum medico-chirurgicarum quae extant omnia.[bound and issued with:] SEVERINO, Marco Aurelio. De efficaci medicina lib. III.

      Frankfurt, Johann Beyer, 1646 - 2 vols in one, folio (330 x 208 mm), pp [xxiv including frontispiece] 1044 [20], with engraved frontispiece, one engraved plate, and numerous engraved and woodcut illustrations in text; [xvi including frontispiece] 297 [15], with engraved frontispiece and numerous woodcut illustrations in text; outer margin of first title-page a little frayed, a fine copy in contemporary German yapped vellum. £6000First editions, first issues, of the collected works of Fabri von Hilden, 'the father of German surgery' (Garrison and Morton), and of Severino's De efficaci medicina.Fabri was 'a bold and skilful operator and inventor of many new instruments. Fabry was the first to recommend amputation above the diseased part, and is said to have been the first to amputate the thigh. In shutting off the circulation before amputation, he improvised a kind of tourniquet by means of a ligature tightened by a stick of wood. He showed that head injuries may cause insanity, extracted an iron splinter from the eye with a magnet, explored the auditory canal with a speculum of his invention, and described the first field-chest of drugs for army use' (Garrison, A history of medicine pp 275-6). Fabri also was the first to classify burns.'This large folio edition of his collected works includes his separately published monographs on dysentery, burns, lithotomy, and anatomy. Congenital malformations, skull fractures, carcinoma of the eye and penis, hydrocele, gangrene, mineral water baths, the concept of removing some healthy tissue along with the necrotic tissue in amputation, and a special operation for hernia are among the many topics discussed in his writings. Among the numerous instruments and appliances he designed were a bullet extractor, a tourniquet for controlling hemorrhage, a urinal for ambulatory use, and a field-chest of drugs and instruments for use by the army.'Also included with Fabricius' Opera is Marco Aurelio Severino's De efficaci medicinae. Severino became well known as a teacher and surgeon. He employed trephination, operated upon harelip, epulis, empyema, and is said to have been the first to perform a tracheotomy to relieve suffocation in diphtheria. Among his works is this important contribution in which he discusses surgical anatomy, phlebotomy, paracentesis, and cautery' (Heirs of Hippocrates 396).Severino was the first surgeon to make a resection of the wrist, and pioneered the use of snow and ice in surgical anaesthesia. He 'repeatedly practised tracheotomy during the Naples epidemic of diphtheria ' (Castiglioni).Many of the illustrations are of surgical instruments and their use, and include many invented or improved upon by Fabri.The second issue had the introduction extended and had a general title describing both works (see Parkinson and Lumb 798).Garrison and Morton 60.1; Heirs of Hippocrates 396; Krivatsy 3842 and 11053; Waller 2908 and 8888

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        Les oeuvres EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez Augustin Courbé, 1646. Fine. Chez Augustin Courbé, à Paris 1646, In 4 (17x22,5cm), (16) (16) 384pp., relié. - Original collective edition containing some original pieces. One of the few copies containing the two epistles of Bois-Robert and Scarron (most copies contain less preliminary leaves). Portrait frontispiece of the author designed and engraved by Petrus by Daret; thumbnail of title, brand printer in the title page. Velin flexible full time. Smooth back silent. Light spots on the top plate. To work on the preliminary leaves, after the first two layers in bottom margin; although confined to the margins, many lace in the middle of preliminary leaves. Also of note, a gallery to the table and thus the last pages of text, still low margin. Some spots and yellowed. This edition was largely prepared by the author himself, understands the value of his work and of his approaching end (deceased in 1646), it has 268 rooms, including 173 unpublished. Some pieces that had appeared in anthologies are not included in this integral. François Maynard is one of the names Pricipals poetry of the first half of the seventeenth, alongside Malherbe, Racan Viau, Regnier. Disciple of Malherbe, his poetry is distinguished by the clarity of his style and regularity of his verses; there emerges also a certain melancholy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale collective contenant certaines pièces inédites. Un des rares exemplaires contenant les deux épîtres de Bois-Robert et de Scarron (la majorité des exemplaires contiennent moins de feuillets préliminaires). Un portrait au frontispice de l'auteur dessiné par Petrus et gravé par Daret ; une vignette de titre, marque de l'imprimeur en page de titre. Reliure en plein vélin souple d'époque. Dos lisse muet. Taches claires sur le plat supérieur. Travaux de vers sur les feuillets préliminaires, après les deux premiers feuillets, en marge basse ; bien que confinées dans la marge, nombreuses dentelles au milieu des feuillets préliminaires. A signaler également, une galerie de vers sur la table et partant des derniers feuillets de texte, toujours en marge basse. Quelques rousseurs et feuillets jaunis. Cette édition a été en grande partie préparée par l'auteur lui-même et c'est la seule qu'il a reconnue, conscient de la valeur de son oeuvre et de sa fin prochaine (décédé en 1646) ; elle contient 268 pièces, dont 173 inédites. Certaines pièces qui avaient paru dans des recueils collectifs ne figurent pas dans cette intégrale. François Maynard est l'un des pricipaux noms de la poésie de la première moitié du XVIIe, au côté de Malherbe, Racan, Viau, Regnier. Disciple de Malherbe, sa poésie se distingue par la grande clarté de son style et la régularité de ses vers ; il s'en dégage en outre une certaine mélancolie.

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        Vindiciae paedo-baptismi: Or, a vindication of infant baptism, in a full answer to Mr Tombs his twelve arguments alleaged against it in his Exercitation, and whatsoever is rational, or material in his answer to Mr Marshals Sermon

      London: Pr. by John Field for Christopher Meredith 4to (19 cm, 7.5"). [8], 71, [1] pp.. 1646 First edition of this reply to John Tombes's Two Treatises and an Appendix to Them Concerning Infant-baptisme, both works being part of a vigorously conducted controversy on the topic involving Geree (the Church of England clergyman who wrote The Character of an Old English Puritan), Tombes, Michael Harrison, Stephen Marshall, and others among the most prominent theologians and preachers of the day. Recent marbled paper wrappers. Pages very slightly age-toned with one early inked marginal annotation, else clean and crisp.

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