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        Pomponius Mela De situ orbis.

      C. Iulii Solini Polyhistor. Aethici Cosmographia cum notis variorum. Leyden. Hieronymus de Vogel, 1646. 12mo. Engr. front,+ (18),+ 577 pp. A minor hole in inner margin through pp. 340 to 450. Contemporary vellum, red edges. Schweiger 610. Willems 1642. Berghman 2097. Printed by Ph. de Croy, with the frontispiece engraved by R. A Peyron. This collection contains three geographical texts: Pomponius Mela's popular geographical survey of the world, from the first century AD; Solinus' "Collectanea rerum memorabilium", written around 200 AD as a epitome of Pliny's Natural History, and is a geographical summary of parts of the known world, with remarks on origins, history, customs of nations, and products of countries; and finally the medieval forgery "Aethici Cosmographia", written by a Hieronymus of the 8th century. It describes the fictive travels of Aethicus around the world and includes "descriptions of foreign peoples in usually less than favourable terms"

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        Raccolta di Vasi Diversi

      F. Langlois Paris: F. Langlois, 1646. Della Bella, Stefano (1610-1664). Raccolta di Vasi Diversi. Paris: F. Langlois, 1646. Complete set of six etchings (ca. 1646), all first state (of three) on laid paper, with margins (slightly uneven), occasional pale spotting and staining, stitching holes in the right margins, laid on the page of an album. Quarto, (plates: 3 1/2 x 7 1/4"; 90 x 185mm); (sheets: 5 x 10"; 125 x 250mm). Red half morocco rubbed, rebacked. De Vesme 1045-50; Berlin II, No. 1137. A collection of 46 vases (whole or partial) etched on six sheets including title-page. These "capprichi" were done for the sake of experiment and invention with foliage, animal figures, grotesques, floral arrangements, ornaments, and satyrs. According to the V&A, ?nourished both by his fertile imagination and by his observations of the natural world, in the suite Raccolta di vasi diversi, published in 1646, Stefano della Bella combines plant forms and realistic yet fantastical figures in a manner which anticipated the Rococo. It has proven to be of particular influence on successive decorative artists in many media." According to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, these etchings formed illustrations for the Vignettes Les triomphes de Lovis le Ivste XIII. dv nom, roy de France et de Navarre by Jean Valdor (Paris: Antoine Estienne, 1649). On Bella's theatrical work at this period: Beginning in 1645, the artist was enlisted by Anne d'Autrich (1601-1666) for drawings of all performances at the "Theatre du Petit Bourbon." He designed a title page and drew the animal ballets that performed as an interlude for the opera La Finta Pazza. In 1649, Bella participated in the work Les Triomphes de Louis le Juste XIII by Jean Valdor (1616-1670) in honor of Louis XIII (1601-1643). He returned to Florence in 1650 and entered into the service of Matthias de'Medicis (1613-1667). He instructed the young Cosimo III (1642-1723) in drawing. In addition, he was accepted into the Florentine literary circle of the Accademia degli Apasti. This marked the peak of his career. Victoria and Albert Museum's set is from a set re engraved in reverse after the originals published in Rome in 1660 (http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O726877/raccolta di vasi diversi di design for a stefano della bella/) Provenance: Polovsteff or Polostoff (Russian ambassador to France, ca. 1880); Bernard Quaritch, 1988; Arthur and Charlotte Vershobow, 2013.

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        Observations, Questions et Responses sur Aucuns Articles de la

      1646. Du Pineau, Gabriel [1573-1644]. Observations, Questions et Responses sur Aucuns Articles de la Coustume d'Aniou. Plus un Recueil des Parties, Chapitres et Titres des Coustumes des Autres Provinces, Et des Ordonnances Royaux, Rapportees a Chascune des Parties de Ladicte Coustume. Avec un Autre Recueil des Articles de Plusieurs Coustumes Conformes a Chascun Article d'Icelle Coustume d'Anjou, Le Tout de Mesme Autheur. Angers: Par Pierre Avril, 1646. [x], 495, [1], 62, 24 pp. Main text in parallel columns. Copperplate portrait frontispiece lacking, appears never to have been bound into this copy. Folio (13-1/2" x 9-1/2"). Contemporary calf, gilt rules to boards, gilt ornaments and lettering piece to spine. Moderate rubbing with some wear to spine ends and corners, front joint just starting at ends, front free endpaper lacking. Title page, with large engraved allegorical vignette, printed in red and black, woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Moderate toning to title page, light toning to text. Early ownership inscription "Ce livre apartient a Monsieur du Plessix, Brindejon" to front pastedown, interior otherwise clean. * First edition. This commentary on the customary law of Anjou and surrounding vicinity was reprinted in 1725. Pineau was also the author of the posthumous Coustumes du Pais et Duche d'Anjou (1698). A native of Angers and a successful lawyer there and in Paris, Pineau was later appointed Conseiller au Presidial d'Angers and Maitre des Requetes de l'Hotel de Marie de Medicis. Observations is a scarce title. OCLC locates 4 copies of the first edition in North America, 3 in law libraries (George Washington University, Harvard, UC-Berkeley), no copies on the 1725 reissue. Gouron & Terrin, Bibliographie des Coutumes de France 243.

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        Historica relatione del Regno di Cile, e delle Missionim e ministerio che esecita in quelle la Compagnia di Giesu

      One of the most important early histories of Chile. 1646. Rome. Francesco Cavalli. In 4to (262 mm x 182 mm). 4 ff. + 378 + 1 ff. + 12 [plates] + 6 [plates] + folding map. Elegant 19th century red morocco, by Riviere, boards with gilt fillet, spine with raised bands, tooled and lettered in gilt; professionally restored, minor soiling. An excellent copy, carefully cleaned and pressed, title restored at gutter, very attractive, splendid tall copy. First Italian edition printed the same year as the first in Spanish; the simultaneity of both relations makes it impossible to assess to their priority in time. Ovalle provides a description of the geography and natural history of the province of Chile, including Tierra del Fuego, and describes the native populations who inhabited the region. In particular, this work is a highly important source for the study of the Araucanian Indians, as it deals at length with their social structure, political organization, diet, and domestic life. Ovalle also discusses the early contact period between the Spanish and Indians, the ensuing conflicts, the Spanish settlement, the advent of Catholic missionaries, proselytization and conversion, the role of the Society of Jesus, miracles and apparitions of the Virgin, and numerous other topics. Overall, it is one of the most primary and richest sources of information on the physical and cultural reality of the country, and provides a remarkable amount of information of the Indian ethnology. Ovalle (1601 ? 1651) was a Chilean born historian, educator and Jesuit; he lived in Rome from 1642 to 1650 where he had his work published. Complementing Ovalle's history is a wealth of visual images, with renderings of natives, architecture and city life. In the text are fourteen engravings showing Indian customs, Catholic religious imagery, and a map of the city of Santiago. The woodcuts illustrate Jesuit establishments throughout Chile, a map of the Chiloe archipelago, and unusual bird's-eye woodcut views of harbours along the coast. The engraved map, "Tabula Geographica Regni Chile," shows the entire region discussed in the book and is considered one of the most relevant cartographic productions on Chile in the 17th century; it is, additionally, quite a beautiful map. The importance of the text, combined with the illustrations, make this volume one of great appeal and historical interest. European Americana, 646/113. JCB (3), II, 346. Sabin, 57971. De Backer ?Sommervogel, VI:60. Palau, 207399.

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        La doctrine des moeurs. Tiree de la philosophie des stoiques: Representee en cent tableaux, et expliquee en cent discours pour l'instruction de la ieunesse

      Paris: Pierre Daret (de l'Imprimerie de Louys Sevestre), 1646. Folio (34.7 cm, 13.6"). Frontis., engr. t.-p., [24] pp., 105 ff. (lacking f. 60); illus. First edition: Inspired by Otto van Veen's Emblemata Horatiana, these visual representations of edifying precepts from Horace were engraved by Pierre Daret for the purpose of assisting the Queen Mother and Cardinal Mazarin with the education of the then eight-year-old King Louis XIV. Each moral is illustrated with a large scene bearing a caption in French verse; the facing page of each bears explication in French and original quotations in Latin; the array are presented in two parts, each with a separate engraved title-page. While some copies open with an engraved portrait of Gomberville, the present example commences with "La vertu au Roy": a wholly engraved page bearing a large vignette signed by Daret and a poem beginning "Prince ma gloire et ma deffance" [sic]. Brunet, II, 1656/57; Landwehr 476. Later quarter mottled calf with marbled paper–covered sides, front cover with gilt-stamped green leather label, spine with gilt-stamped rules and compartment decorations; edges rubbed, corners bumped, spine and front joint scuffed with none of this disfiguring. Front free endpaper with neatly inked abbreviated ownership inscription dated 1845 and pencilled annotation. Pages age-toned with scattered spotting and staining; waterstaining variously along a good many leaves' inner portions, sometimes with waterstaining to lower and outer portions also. Folio 60 lacking. One leaf with stray inked lines in lower portion, touching one letter, with one line extending into image. Several leaves with repairs, most generally not touching text or image; one with remaining signs of tear extending into text without loss; one with tear extending into image, upper portion repaired, small area of loss within image; one with repair to tear just touching one letter. Final two leaves creased and stained, with more significant repairs, one tape repair covering upper left portion of image. => Despite wear and accidents, impressive and attractive.

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        Carta Particolare del' Mare di Cocincina con la parte Australe della China. D'Asia Carta VII

      Florence:: Nella nuova stamperia per Guiseppe Cocchini all'insegnia della stella,. 1646.. Fine engraved uncolored chart from Dudley's 'L'Arcano del Mare', the first maritime atlas by an Englishman, the first using the Mercator projection, and the first sea atlas to encompass the entire globe (not just Europe). The atlas is a maritime masterpiece written in Italian representing the sum of knowledge of Dudley's life of navigation, seafaring and engineering. Showing the coast lines of southern China and northern Vietnam, including the Pearl River, Hainan Island, Canton, Macao (Hong Kong). Elegantly engraved by Antonio Francesco Lucini. Title cartouche at lower left, compass rose, and sailing ship. Image size 14 5/8 x 18 1/4". Paper size: 17 x 21 3/4". Very good. Suarez, Early Mapping of South East Asia, p.207; Burden, "The Mapping of North America", p.338.

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

      [England]. Aug. 20, 1646.. [1]p. 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, address to the Commissioners of His Majesty's Navy, the Committe 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, 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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        Pompe funebri di tutte le nationi del mondo... -

      Verona, Rossi, (1646).In-8 oblungo. M. pelle del '700, dorso con titolo e fregi oro. Con uno stemma, un monogramma e 32 illustrazioni inc. in rame n.t. (26 a p. pagina). (16), 146, (2) pp.; lieve alone d'umidità nel margine interno delle prime carte. Seconda edizione, corretta, ed accresciuta di due nuove illustrazioni. L?opera è «un perfezionamento del celebre trattato dei ?Funerali antichi? di Tommaso Porcacchi (Venezia 1574)... libro interessante, contenente tra l'altro notizie sulle usanze funerarie dell'Africa, dell'America, dell'India e di diversi paesi orientali. Le figure (tra le quali sono riprodotte tutte quelle del Porcacchi) sono disegnate ed incise con gustosa ingenuità popolareggiante...» (Vinciana, Aut. Ital. del '600, 4497 e 4498). Cicognara 1753. Cf. Hiler 702, e Lipperheide 102. Second edition, corrected and enlarged, of this history of funeral customs of the ancient and modern world, some relating to America, Africa and India. With 32 engr. illustrations, 26 full-page. Late 18th century half calf; light damp stain in inner margin of first leaves.

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        Sinedrio Pseudoiatrico, overo Collegio di medicastri. Opera... nella quale si contengono utili avisi di alcune cose importanti, e degne d'esser sapute da chi si vale de' medici.

      In Brescia, per Antonio Rizzardi, 1646. 1646 In-8° (190x138mm), pp. (14), 84, cartonatura antica a decori floreali e romboidali in rosso. Impresa tipografica al titolo. Dedica a stampa a Maria Gongaza di Mantova. Testatine, culs-de-lampe e capilettera istoriati. Antiche annotazioni alla prima c. bianca relative alla biografia dell'autore. Antichi timbri di private biblioteche al frontespizio e firma di possesso del famoso archeologo bresciano Giovanni Labus. Fioriture e bruniture normali, minimi restauri al dorso. Unica edizione, molto rara, di questa dissertazione volta a satireggiare la ciarlataneria e l'ignoranza mediche ed i raggiri con cui i medici truffaldini abusavano della credulità popolare. Il Ranco, nativo di Chiari, presso Brescia, morì nel 1650 "non senza sospetto di veneno" (dall'annotazione alla prima c. bianca). Dottore in belle arti, filosofia e teologia, fu medico a Manerbio dal 1637 al 1646. Manca alla Vinciana, al Wellcome e al Krivatsy. Un solo esmplare in Biblioteche pubbliche, alla Braidense di Milano.

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        POMPE FUNEBRI DI TUTTE LE NAZIONI DEL MONDO

      Francesco Rossi Verona 1646Rara edizione con presenza di firma per esteso al frontespizio ( possibile firma Autografa del Perucci ) Pompe funebri di tutte le nazioni del mondo Raccolta dalle storie sacre e profane dall'eccellentiss.sig.Francesco Perucci pronotoriato apostolico e dedicate all'I llmo e Reverendissimo Sig. D.B ernardino Olivieri , Dottor dell'una e dell'altra legge, dignissimo arciprete dl'isola della Scala. In questa seconda impressione restituisce con somma accuratezza da molti errori espurgate e corrette. In Verona per Francesco Rossi con licenza De' Superiori 26 Novembre 1646 Cartonato cm 21 x 16 , pagine 146 con numerose incisioni in rame a piena pagina raffiguranti le funzioni funebri dei vari paesi e culture; inoltre diverse incisioni di minor formato inserite nel testo raffiguranti vari reperti archeologici. legatura lenta , testo e incisioni in ottimo stato di conservazione, buon esemplare LVRS01

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        Poetischer Schauplatz. Auff welchem allerhand Waaren, Gute und Böse, Kleine und Grosse, Freude und Leid-zeugende zu finden.

      Hamburg, Bey und In Verlegung Heinrich Wernern 1646. 8:o. Engraved title, (74),320,(2) pp. + two mounted engraved vignettes. Contemporary vellum, some soiling to boards. New paper on front paste-down. Small crack outer lower joint. Engraved title mended outer edge with small los of image. Six first leaves with very small loss outer lower corner. Old underlinings in the text. 16 x 9,5 cm

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        Fragmenta Aurea: a Collection of all the Incomparable Peeces ...

      First Edition. Engraved frontispiece portrait. Third state of title page with date underlined. Bound by W. Pratt in contemporary calf with gilt rules and ornaments. Marbled end papers, all edges gilt. Skillfully rebacked with original spine laid down. Very good condition. Image available on request. Hardcover

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        Opera quae extant omnia, partim ante hac excusa, partim nunc recens in lucem edita. Omnia ab authore recognita, multisque in locis, tum epistolis clarissimorum virorum, tom observationibus & exemplis novis aucta ... - (Angebunden): - Severino, Marco Aurelio: De eficaci medicina libri III. Qua herculea quasi manu, ferri ignisque viribus armata, cuncta, sive externa sive interna, tetriora et contumaciora mala colliduntur; proteruntur, extinquuntur; adiuvantibus aeque pragmatis experimento, methodi fulcimento, auctoritatis, complemento. Opus ante hac in arte desideratum nunc rursum in lucem datum.

      Folio. 12 n.n. Bl., 1043 S., 20 n.n. S. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz und ca. 220 Textholzschnitten. - II: 8 n.n., 272 S., 6 n.n. Bl. Pergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. 2 Werke in 1 Band. Sammelband mit 2 Werken des Frankfurter Verlegers Peyer I: Waller 2908. - Wellcome III, 4. - Erste gesammelte Ausgabe der Werke nach dem Tode herausgegeben. - Es fehlen die 2 Ansichten des Bades Pfäfers auf einer Tafel. Durch Photokopien ergänzt. - II: Waller 8888. - Zweite Auflage bei Peyer, erschien erstmals beim gleichen Verlag 1646 und wurde oft, wie im vorliegenden Fall, zusammen mit den Werken Fabry von Hilden angeboten. Severino (1580-1656) war Professor der Anatomie in Neapel. - Es fehlt das gestochene Frontispiz. - Einband fleckig.

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        "Carte particolare del'Isola di Cuba e di Jamaica con il Capo della Floride e l'Isole Intorno"From: Dell' Arcano del Mare

      Florence, 1646. AN IMPORTANT MAP OF THE WEST INDIES FROM THE FIRST ENGLISH SEA ATLAS THE FIRST TO USE THE MERCATOR PROJECTION THROUGHOUT Framed size: 40" x 29" Paper size: 30 1/4" x 19 1/2" Although Dell' Arcano del Mare was published in Italy, it is considered the first printed English nautical atlas, and Dudley's monumental work was the only exception to the total dominance of sea atlas production by the Dutch for nearly a century. Arguably the most sumptuous marine atlas ever produced, it contained no less than 146 sea charts, and dozens of illustrations and working diagrams. It was superior to any previous work in that the charts illustrated the whole world, the first time any outside of Europe had been included. Dell' Arcano del Mare was also the first atlas to show the prevailing winds, currents and magnetic deviation. One of the great marine atlases of all time, the work was magnificently engraved, an encyclopedia of 17th-century knowledge regarding the seas. The distinctive and stately calligraphic style of this map, which shows the Atlantic coast of North America from Labrador down to the present-day southeastern United States, is a hallmark of Dudley's elegant charts. One of the first highly accurate sea charts to focus on this vast area, this is an important map from an extremely significant atlas. . Book.

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        Fragmenta Aurea. A Collection of all the Incomparable Peeces, written By Sir John Suckling. And published by a Friend to perpetuate his memory. Printed by his owne Copies.

      Printed for Humphrey Moseley 1646. Portrait, [6], 119, [8], 82, 64, [4], 52 pp. 4 parts, each with it's own title. [Poems ; Letters to Divers Eminent Personages ; An Account of Religion By Reason ; Aglaura ; The Goblins ; Brennoralt - a tragedy. Lacks the preliminary blank leaf. A fresh copy, tightly bound in a modern smooth calf, with a blind stamped panel. Signed (1752) by the Kent antiquary Brian Faussaett (1720-1776), with his armorial bookplate, and with the signature of his mother Mary Godfrey. Title with first line in upper and lower case. Frontispiece portrait engraved by William Marshall. Ox. Comp. Eng. Lit. describes him as 'the greatest gallant and gamester of his day' (and inventor of Cribbage) as well as the most brilliant and elegant of the Cavalier Poets. Wing S6126, Grolier 827, Pforzheimer 995. 102b

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        Insularum Britannicarum Acurata Delineatio ex Geographicis Conatibus Abrahami Ortelii

      1646.. Engraved by Pieter van den Keere. From a French edition. Size: 39 x 51 cm. (15½ x 20 in.) [HxW]. Van der Krogt, P. (Atlantes) 5000H:1A.

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        Tractatus de Coeco, Surdo et Muto. In quo Ipsorum Miseria, Quid

      1646. Michalorius, Blasius. Tractatus de Coeco, Surdo et Muto. In quo Ipsorum Miseria, Quid Scire, Atque Addiscere Possint, Quos Contractus Celebrare, Num Magistratus Gerere, An in Ultimis Voluntatibus Disponere, Et Plura Alia Huiuscemodi Secundum Germanam Variarum Legum, Ac Imperatorum Constitutionum, Quae Adinuicem Pugnare Videntur, Intelligentiam, Subtiliter Discutiuntur. Venice: Apud Guerilios, 1646. [viii], 152, [20] pp. Main text in parallel columns. Quarto (8" x 6"). Contemporary limp vellum, early hand-lettered title to spine. Light wear to spine ends and corners, minor worming to hinges, front hinge staring at bottom. Worming to front and rear endpapers. Attractive large woodcut vignette to title page, woodcut head-piece. Toning in some places, interior otherwise fresh. * First edition. One of the earliest works of its kind from the early modern era, this is a curious canon-law treatise concerning blind, mute and deaf people. It appears to have been a well-received work; other editions were published in 1667, 1681, 1709, 1710 and 1847. Michalorius was a canon lawyer and member of the Rota Romana. OCLC locates 9 copies in the United States, 2 in law schools (Yale and UC-Berkeley). British Museum Catalogue (Compact Edition) 17:450.

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        Plinii secundi: & aliorum veterum et recentiorum scriptorum collectus: et in duo volumina concinno ordine distinctus.

      Cum indicibus necessariis. Secunda editio auctior et emendatior operâ & studio. Hamburg, ex bibliopolio Frobeniano, 1646. 8:o. (14,2 blanka,48),459,(21) s. Samtida pergamentbd med präntad titeltext. Pärmarna ngt konkava. Sporadiska fuktränder i början och mer allmänt mot slutet, främst i ytter- och nedermarginalen. Rostfläck med minimal textförlust på s. 33-34. Lagerfläckig mot slutet. Exlibris från Christian Hammer, S. D. Sommarin och K. G. Hagström samt H. Otterstedts och Bengt Löws namnteckningar.. VD17 23:295663G. Första upplagan trycktes 1621 och en tredje 1681

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        Corona gothica, Castellana, Y Austriaca.

      Politcamente ilustrada. Parte primera. Dedicada al principe de las Espanas nuestro senor. Munster [Amsterdam], Juan Jansonio, 1646. 4:o. (20),+ 514 s. Lättare lager- och småfläckar, en fuktfläck sid. 59-60 och fläckar sid. 446-447 och 467-468. Kraftigare fuktrand från sid. 473 och framåt. Nött samtida skinnband, guldornerad rygg med upphöjda bind, pärmarna med förgyllda dubbla ramlinjer, röda stänsksnitt. Ryggen litet trasig upptill. Äldre raderad namnteckning på försättsbladet. Ur Christian H. Braads bibliotek, med hans namnteckning, daterad Norrköping 23 april 1746, och hans notering på försättsbladet att han fått den av Harald Urlander i Norrköping. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek, med Carl Jedvard Bondes exlibris. Warmholtz 1376. Carlander II, 597f & III, 568ff. Första upplagan, tryckt av Johannes Jansonius i Amsterdam. Denna första del av planerade tre var allt som utkom, p.g.a. författarens död. En ny upplaga trycktes i Antwerpen 1658 och då utkom alla tre delarna. Faxardos historik över goterna som börjar med Alarik blev väl mottagen i Sverige och Sparwenfeld översatte den till svenska redan 1699, varav några ark hann tryckas innan arbetet avbröts. Warmholtz nämner att den svenska utgåvan skulle förses med spanska kungarnas porträtt som graverats i Rom. Här blandar Warmholtz dock troligen ihop det med de av Truls Arwidssons graverade plåtarna till en planerad svensk utgåva av Tesaurus bok om göternas och langobardernas historia (se Klemming En antecknares samlingar s. 3). Den spanske politikern och filosofen Don Diego Saavedra Faxardo (1584-1648) var bl.a. spanskt kungligt råd vid fredförhandlingarna i Münster. Hans mest kända bok är kanske emblemboken och furstespegeln "Idea de un Principe Politico Christiano". Christopher Henrik Braad (1728-81) var en framstående litterär samlare med ett stort bibliotek i historia och antikviteterna. Han skriver i kommentaren på försättsbladet att han fått denna fina och sällsynta bok av Dragsdisponenten i Norrköping Harald Urlander. Urlander, som blev disponent på Drags (Norrköpings yllefabriksaktiebolag) 1736 efter Petter Ehrenspetz, är känd för att han tvingade kvinnorna på Spinnhuset i Norrköping att arbeta där. 1748 gick han dock i konkurs

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        Les quinze livres des Elements geometriques d?Euclide Megarien.Traduit de Grec en François, & augmentez de plusieurs figures & demonstrations, avec la correction des erreurs commises és autres traductions. Dediez à Monseigneur l?Illustrissime & Reverendissime Cardinal de Lyon. Pierre Mardelé Professeur és Mathematiques. A Lyon, Chez Simon Rigaud, Merchand Libraire, rue Merciere, à l?Escu de Venize, 1646.

      In 8, [mm. 173 x 102], pp. (16) ? 1169 ? (1). Al frontespizio in rosso e nero, piccola marca tipografica con figura femminile che sotto il sole versa dell?acqua da un vaso su di un piccolo albero, entro cornice con il motto Donec Optata Eniant Rigabo, attorniata da racemi. In basso un piccolo scudetto con le lettere S R. Testate, capilettera e finalini ornati. Il frontespizio è rinforzato con una striscetta di nastro trasparente e presenta un buco per il resto lo stato delle carte che pur presentano un piccolo alone all?angolo superiore destro ed un piccolo, sottilissimo lavoro di tarlo al margine bianco delle pp. 423-540, è buono, salvo la normale ossidazione. Carta bianca inserita dopo p. 512 alla fine del VI libro. Legatura in pelle con dorso a sei scomparti divisi da nervi e decorati da riquadri con decori vegetali al centro ed agli angoli. Titolo in oro. Purtroppo la cuffia inferiore è molto danneggiata, così come il taglio inferiore del piatto anteriore; la superiore è rinforzata da nastro trasparente. I piatti presentano numerose spellature. Alla controguardia anteriore etichetta della Libreria Loescher via due macelli Roma e annotazioni: Mr Lanles a Lyon 1701; Mr. Magauli. Altre annotazioni alla carta di guardia anteriore: Stefano Andrea Fiore e timbro rotondo ad inchiostro che si ripete anche al frontespizio e poi all?ultima pagina non numerata ed alla prima numerata: Istituto Tecnico Nautico Ancona Biblioteca Studenti. Altra etichetta cartacea applicata. Terza edizione della traduzione degli Elementi di Euclide fatta da P. Le Mardelé, le prime due vennero stampate a Parigi nel 1622 e nel 1632. L?opera è composta da tredici libri: i primi sei sono dedicati alla geometria piana, i successivi tre alle proprietà dei numeri razionali, il decimmo agli irrazionali. Gli ultimi tre libri sono dedicati alla misurazione dei volumi dei solidi: parallelepipedi, prismi e piramidi ed a quelli dei coni, cilindri e sfere. Gli ulteriori due libri, quattordicesimo e quindicesimo sono invece attrubuiti ad Hypsicle. A partire dal XVI secolo l?opera cominciò ad essere tradotta anche in lingua francese. Pierre Le Mardelé della cui vita non si hanno notizie, e che fu autore di un trattato di matematica nel 1626, fu violentemente attaccato dal contemporaneo Henrion, che aveva curato un?altra traduzione nel 1631.

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        "Carta nonna Generale di Europa"

      Engraved map, 37,5x48cm Florence 1646 A rare first edition map/sea chart of the Northern navigation. From "Dell' Arcano del Mare" (Secrets of the sea) published in 1646 and 1661 only. For the first time sea charts were printed in the Mercator projection, the engraver was Antonio Lucini. It is claimed that he spent 12 years and used over 2000 kilograms of copper to engrave the plates.. Upper left corner restored with a small loss of the engraved blank surface filled in. A weak general age tone. William B. Ginsberg "Norvegia regnum" An Exhibit 2001, no. 80)

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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. Good with no dust jacket. 1646. First Edition. Hardcover. Heavy rubbing to margins of boards. Edges of boards worn with loss of leather. Moderate foxing, sometimes quite heavy to margins of leaves. Tissue paper repairs to tears in title leaf. A few small papers repairs elsewhere. Paper reinforcements to gutters at hinge. Annotation to title page beneath the author's name "And Baron-Knight". ; [xx], 386 pages. 19th century calf boards, rebacked with later calf spine with 5 raised bands. Page dimensions: 265 x 177mm. With the licence leaf preceding the title page, but without the final blank leaf. Top page edges gilt. Woodcut intitials. Browne's style involves very interesting vocabulary, phraseology and use of metaphor. In "To the Reader", he uses now neglected words such as reminiscentiall and paradoxologie. Large ex-libris bookplate of William Stirling Maxwell. Stamped emblems of William Stirling Maxwell on front and rear boards with motto "Gang Forward I Am Ready". Maxwell's smaller "Keir" bookplate on rear endpaper. Maxwell (1818-1878) was the rector of the University of St. Andrews, Scotland in 1868. He was a book collector and the author of several books on history and art. Here are some passages from Browne's opening address "To the Reader": "[A] work of this nature is not to bee performed upon one legge, and should smell of oyle if duly and deservedly handled."; "Nor have wee let fall our penne, upon discouragement of contradiction, unbeleefe, and difficulty of disswasion from radicated beliefs, and points of high prescription; although we are very sensible how hardly teaching years fo learn; what roots old age contracteth into errours, and how such as are but twigges in younger dayes, grow Oaks in our elder heads, and become inflexible unto the powerfullest arme of reason."; "And therefore wee are often constrained to stand alone against the strength of opinionl and to meet the Goliah and Gyant of Authority, with contemptible pibbles, and feeble arguments, drawn from the scrip and slender stocke of our selves." ; 4to .

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        Le Théâtre du monde, ou nouvel atlas....quatrieme partie [Theatrum, volume IV: England and Wales]

      Amsterdam: 1646. Folio. (20 x 13 3/8 inches). Mounted on guards throughout. French text, letterpress title on slip within hand-coloured engraved architectural border, heightened in gilt, 60 engraved general and county maps (59 double-page) including general maps of Scotland and Ireland preceded by a printed divisional half-title (not called for in the index at end), all finely coloured by a contemporary hand, 71 illustrations, (3 hand-coloured.) (L1 browned at inner margin, some light marginal damp-staining). Publisher's vellum gilt with yapp fore-edges, covers paneled with stylized foliage roll, and large central and corner arabesques, spine in eight compartments with repeat tooling in gilt, gilt edges (ties lacking as usual. covers scuffed), modern black morocco- backed cloth box, "spine" gilt. An unrecorded variant edition of Blaeu's atlas of England and Wales. Not in Koeman; not in Skelton The fifty-eight maps normally found in the French editions are supplemented by an appendix with a half-title and two new maps. These new maps are general maps of Scotland and Ireland, which were the first two maps completed for Blaeu's atlas of Scotland. The forthcoming publication of the Scotland atlas is announced on the half-title, but it did not appear on the market until 1654 (as volume 5 of the Theatrum ). Neither Koeman nor Skelton mention a French edition with this appendix, which is normally found in the Dutch- text edition of 1647 (Koeman B145B). The ephemeral nature of this edition is confirmed by the fact that the supplement is not mentioned in the index at the end. The present atlas is volume four of the six-volume French text edition of the Theatrum (or Théâtre du Monde). The volumes of the Theatrum were published separately from 1635 to 1655. Volume 4 was introduced with French text in 1645. In its completed form, the Theatrum was the finest and most accurate atlas yet to have been published. The Atlas of England and Wales consists of a series of lavishly ornamented maps, including a separate map for each county of England and Wales. Cf.Koeman Bl-42 B; Skelton 43. (Neither calling for the Scotland and Ireland maps)

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        Dell'arcano del mare

      Florence: Francesco Onofri, 1646-1647. 6 parts in 3 volumes. Folio (21 4/8 x 17 inches). 4 half-titles, 4 printed title-pages with engraved vignettes, folding engraved plate of the author's patent of nobility, 220 fine engraved plates, of which 70 are double-page and 85 half-page, and 72 have volvelles or movable parts, one engraving in the text, 146 fine engraved charts, of which 88 are double-page (without the 2-page advertisement to book 3, some occasional staining or offsetting, the plates and charts in volumes I and II remargined to match the size of volume III). Modern natural gilt paneled niger, the spine decorated in compartments with Pease family crests, all edges gilt. Provenance: Nico Israel, Amsterdam, 11 June 1975; Christopher Henry Beaumont Pease, Lord Wardington (1924-2005), his sale Library of Important Atlases and Geographies, 18th October 2005, lot 147. THE FIRST ENGLISH NAUTICAL ATLAS AND THE FIRST MARITIME ATLAS TO USE THE MERCATOR PROJECTION First edition. Robert Dudley's "Secrets of the Sea" is "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..." (Lord Wardington). Dudley's monumental work was the only exception to the total dominance of sea-atlas production by the Dutch for nearly a century. The complete work contained nearly 150 sea charts as well as dozens of illustrations and working diagrams. It was superior to any previous work in that the charts illustrated the whole world, the first time any outside of Europe had been included. His atlas was also the first to importantly show the prevailing winds, currents and magnetic deviation. In using the projection developed by Mercator, Dudley improved upon the theory of navigating by the "Great Circle," the shortest distance between two points on a globe. It was not until the eighteenth century that cartographers used the projection consistently, and during the prolonged period when the Dutch dominated cartographic production, not one atlas was published using it. This magnificently engraved work is an encyclopedia of seventeenth-century knowledge regarding the seas. Dudley was one of the more colorful and adventurous characters in the history of mapmaking. The illegitimate son of the Earl of Leicester and Lady Douglas Sheffield, but unable to establish his claim to the title of Earl of Leicester, Dudley left England in 1605. Arriving in Florence, Dudley entered the service of the Cosimo II, Grand Duke of Tuscany, as an engineer and naval commander. In 1646, Dudley published "Arcano del mare", the whole written in Italian by Dudley himself. The atlas was twelve years in the making, and the main innovation lay in its conception of a world atlas of charts, both general ocean charts and detailed surveys, covering all the rival spheres of European dominion: Spanish, English and Dutch. Dudley's sources included the original charts of Henry Hudson, and for the Pacific coast he used the observations of Henry Cavendish, the third circumnavigator of the globe and Dudley's brother-in-law. From the distinguished library of Lord Wardington, whose collection of Atlases was unique: "a panoply of the history of cartography and of great mapmakers" (Andrew Phillips "An Appreciation", Sotheby's sale catalogue). Lloyd Arnold Brown, The World Encompassed, exh. cat. (Baltimore, 1952), n. 190; Philip D. Burden, The Mapping of North America: A List of Printed Maps 1511-1670 (Rickmansworth, 1996), 338-41, 349. Catalogued by Kate Hunter at Arader Galleries . Hardcover. Near Fine. Book.

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        Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographia ac Hydrographia Tabula

      Frankfurt:, c.1646. [World map] Size: 350 x 260 mm. Mounted size: 520 x 435 mm. Copper engraving. Later colour. Excellent condition. A very attractive and detailed world map, laid out according to Mercator's projection; text in German in ornamented gothic and Latin scripts; two polar hemispheres in the lower corners. The acclaimed Swiss engraver Matthew Merian prepared this world map from Blaeu's world map, though it lacks the latter's decorative border and is about two-thirds the size. Originally published in 1638, this copy, without Merian's signature, was prepared for Gottfried's Archontologica in 1646.

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        CANTIUM VERNACULE KENT.

      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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        "Questa carta contiene l'Isolle di Fero è di Shutland con la Noruegia Settentrionale...Europa Carta XXXXV"

      Engraved map, 49,5x73cm Florence 1646 Same as above, also first edition. The coastline of Norway from Bergen to Malangen, the eastern part of Iceland, Shetland and Orkney Islands.. William B. Ginsberg "Norvegia regnum" An Exhibit 2001, see page 28)

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        Hesperides sive de Malorum Aureorum cultura et usu. Libri Quatuor.

      Romae, Hermanni Scheus, 1646. (Colophon: Ex Typographia Vitalis Mascardi, Superiorum Permissu MDCXLVI). Folio. Contemporary full calf. With 5 raised bands to spine, gilt. Gilt fillet on both covers. Titlelabel in red morocco with gilt lettering "Hesperides". Light scratches to covers. A small tear (2 cm.) at upper frontjoint. Corners a bit bumped. Browning to edges of free endpapers with faint offsetting to margins of titlepage and last page. Old owners name on front free endpaper "Mich. Riberius/ I.G. Anerv. ?" Printed title and fine engraved allegorical titlepage. F1-6 (unnumb., including printed and engraved titlepage), 480,(15) pp. With 94 plates of (100 or 101 ?). Further lacks 1 leaf (pp. 447/448). The plates are included in the pagination, so that verso of plates are blank and 1 leaf has a plate on both sides (Ff3). Comprising 4 mythological plates, 1 plate with numismatics, 79 botanical plates and 10 showing orangeries, tools etc. A bit of faint browning to the first part of textleaves. Broad-margined, plates fine.. Scarce first (and only) edition of this great book, best described as a "CITRUS ENCYCLOPEDIA" with its magnificent plates, drawn and engraved by Cornelis Bloemaerts, one of the great Dutch 17th-century botanical artists, and shows life-sized whole fruits and their sections."The plates were produced by the best artists of the time, such as Johann Friedrich Greuter, Cornelis Bloemaert and Nicolas Joseph Foucault. Plates were also prepared by the renowned painters and draughtsmen of Roman Baroque, such as Pietro da Cortona, Andrea Sacchi, Nicolas Poussin, Pietro Paolo Ubaldini, F. Perier, Francesco Albani, Philippe Gagliard, F. Ramanelli, Guido Reni, Dominic Zampieri and H. Rinaldi. The plates show life-sized whole fruit, including sections. Other plates show Hercules, mythological scenes, garden buildings, Orangeries, garden tools, etc.."(Wikipedia)."Hesperides is a book in four parts with the first part elaborating on the archaeological, numismatic, mythological and etymological background to citrus lore. The next three parts are about citrons, lemons, and oranges respectively. Perhaps the most notable aspect of these three sections is Ferrari's extensive and dedicated effort to establish precise taxonomic data. "If the taxonomic drive in the De Florum Cultura is strong, it is almost overwhelming in the Hesperides." (Freedberg). Ferrari's method depended upon the close examination of specimens which he obtained from gardens and collections in and out of Rome. He was fortunate in having a large number of correspondents who sent him reports and specimens and, of course, Cassiano was the invaluable primary correspondent and collector. Hesperides includes eighty botanical plates which were the work of seven important artists of the time and the engravings were done by Johann Friedrich Greuter and Cornelis Bloemaert. There are also a number of illustrations of other subjects such as orangeries and ancient statues; these were likewise the work of eminent Roman artists and engravers. Three plates show the arrival of the apples of the Hesperides in Italy, specifically at Rome, Naples, and Lake Garda. Others illustrate stories from mythology, and the entire effect of the book is to show a combination of botanical science, story-telling, and poetic explanation. Perhaps it may be best described as a "citrus encyclopedia"."Hesperides sive de Malorum Aureorum cultura", resulted directly from his close relationship with Cassiano dal Pozzo, one of Rome's leading scholars and patrons of natural history studies. Along with many other scholars of his time, Cassiano was intensely interested in the citrus family, and he not only corresponded extensively on the subject, he collected specimens from many quarters. In its final form, Hesperides was a collaborative work even though Cassiano's name is not included in the authorship. He was the source of much of the information for the book, while Ferrari was the editor, composer, and author; Cassiano also managed the financing of the publication." (Robert F. Erickson)."The Garden of the Hesperides is Hera's orchard in the west, where either a single tree or a grove of immortality-giving golden apples grew. The apples were planted from the fruited branches that Gaia gave to her as a wedding gift when Hera accepted Zeus. The Hesperides were given the task of tending to the grove, but occasionally plucked from it themselves. Not trusting them, Hera also placed in the garden a never-sleeping, hundred-headed dragon named Ladon as an additional safeguard. After Heracles completed his first ten Labours, Eurystheus gave him two more claiming that neither the Hydra counted (because Iolaus helped Heracles) nor the Augean stables (either because he received payment for the job or because the rivers did the work). The first of these two additional Labours was to steal the apples from the garden of the Hesperides. Heracles first caught the Old Man of the Sea, the shape-shifting sea god, to learn where the Garden of the Hesperides was located." (Wikipedia).Hunt: 243. (Not listing the plates) - Pritzel: 2878 (not listing the plates) - Nissen 621 (listing 100 plates of which 79 are botanical)

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        Opera poetica. Das ist Geistliche und weltliche Poemata. Vom Autore selbst zum letzten ubersehen und verbessert. 3 Teile in 1 Band.

      Mit gest. Titelblatt. Prgt. d. Zt. 13,5 x 8 cm. VD 17, 39:120094E; Dünnhaupt IV, 3012, 10; Goed III, 49, 95; Faber du Faur 229 und 230. Jantz II, 1920; Seebaß 700: "Die erste der Sammelausgabe unter diesem Titel, eine in der Art der Elzeviere in einer hübschen Fraktur gedruckte Gesamtausgabe, deren Texte auf die letzten Revisionen des Dichters selbst zurückgehen und von seinen Vorreden aus den Jahren 1628 (an Ludwig von Anhalt, den Gründer der Fruchtbringenden Gesellschaft), 1637 (an Dietrich von dem Werder) und 1637 (an Herzogin Sibylle Margarete von Schlesien) eingeleitet werden." "Diese Ausgabe ist selten und sauber, aber fehlerhaft" (Ebert). "La plus jolie , et peut-être la plus rare édition des oeuvres de Martin Opitz" (Willems Nr. 81). Die Teile II und III jeweils mit eigenem Titelblatt. - Die Anfangslage in der Heftung etwas gelockert, sonst gutes Exemplar.

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        "l'historia di milano volgarmente scritta... nella quale non solamente si veggono l'origine, i fatti, et le fortune di essa citta', nello spatio di due mille cento anni; ma gli accidenti, et le resolutioni di quasi tutta l'italia, et di molte provincie, et regni del mondo ancora. con le vite insieme di tutti gli imperatori..." in padoa, frambotto, 1646.

      Due opere in un volume di cm. 22, pp. (72) 982; (1) 111 (1). La seconda opera, con autonomo frontespizio titola: CORIO B. Le Vite degl'Imperatori, incominciando da Giulio Cesare fino a Federico Barbarossa. In Padoa, Paolo Frambotto, 1646. Legatura strettamente coeva in piena pergamena semirigida con titoli manoscritti al dorso. Bell'esemplare, genuino e marginoso. Pregiata riedizione secentesca della celebre storia di Milano del Corio, pubblicata per la prima volta nel 1503 e costituente la più compiuta ricostruzione storiografica delle vicende milanesi compiuta nel Rinascimento. La trattazione, quanto a impostazione tipico portato della storiografia umanistica, parte dalle origini della città per giungere sino alla fuga di Ludovico il Moro in Germania. La seconda opera delinea le biografie di numerosi Imperatori da Giulio Cesare sino a Federico Barbarossa. Il Corio (Milano, 1459-in località non conosciuta, 1519 ca.) fu storico, giureconsulto e letterato. Dal 1474 al servizio di Galeazzo Maria Sforza, in seguito alla sua morte passò al servizio di Gian Galeazzo Maria e assunse svariati incarichi pubblici (nel 1499 fu nominato giudice delle strade) nel periodo del ducato di Ludovico il Moro. Alla caduta del Moro abbandonò Milano, e non si conoscono con certezza ne' la data ne' il luogo della sua morte. STC XVII Century, 261. Michel-Michel, II, 130. Cat. Hoepli, 649. Cfr. Predari, p. 136. Argelati, I, II, 467. Tiraboschi, VI, 749: ""...Scritto esattissimo, minuto talora fino all'eccesso, e diligente nel corredare la Storia di molti autentici documenti"".

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