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        Bückeburg / Niedersachsen Bückeburg

      1647. Motivmass: 10,2x32,8 Blattmass: 15,5x35,4 Kupferstich aus: Topographia Westfaliae Schwarzweiß.

      [Bookseller: Conzen Kunsthandel Düsseldorf GbR]
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        Le COURRIER FACETIEUX, ou recueil des meilleurs rencontres de ce temps

      - Lyon : Paul Burckhart, 1647. Edition Originale. 384-(20)pp. + frontispice gravé. Reliure moderne plein vélin (trace de colle d'ancien adhésif au dos du frontispice et dans la marge de la page de titre ainsi que dans la marge des pages de la table des matières, ancienne signature rayée sur la page de titre, sinon très bon état sans rousseurs). Nodier 935. Gay I 746. Brunet II 336. Cat. Techener (1858) 12150: "Un volume très rare." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nar.Sive pancratium orientale. Nar.Sive pancratium occidentale. Plate 32.

      Florilegium. Amsterdam 1647. - Copper engraving. Hand coloured. Size: 340 x 205 Fine condition; wide margins. Beautiful plate of two flowering plants. The designs are beautifully balanced on the page and the captions elegantly inscribed. Emanuel Sweert was prefect of the gardens of the Emperor Rudolf II in Prague. His Florilegium was first printed in Frankfurt by Kempner in 1612 -1614. It was originally a sales catalogue for plants and bulbs from Sweert's gardens, to be sold at fairs in Frankfurt and Amsterdam, but now these very attractive engravings are regarded as fine examples of 17th century botanical illustration and are much collected.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Reading of That Famous and Learned Gentleman, Robert Callis, esq.; Sergeant at Law, Upon the Statute of H. 8. Cap. 5. of Sewers: As it was delivered by him at Grays-Inn, in August, 1622

      London : Printed for William Leak 1647 - Physical description: 235 p ; 22 cm. Subjects: Sewerage -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Gilt blocked title to spine with raised bands. Internally, age toning evident, with some tanning and minor staining in the margins. Page 179 is torn with loss. Particularly well-preserved; tight and strong. Further scans, images and additional bibliographical material available on request. 1 Kg. 235 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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      may:tz til Swerige/ ordning och stadga huru alle rijkzens inbyggiare sigh förhålla skole medh jachter/ diurefång och fugleskiutande. Giord på rijkzdagen i Stockholm/ åhr 1647. Sthlm, H. Keyser, (1647). 4:o. (12) s. Med ståtlig titelbladsvinjett i träsnitt avbildande riksvapnet. Tagen ur band. Genomgående gammal handskriven paginering. Obetydlig pappersförlust och fläck i inre marginalen på sista sidan. Fint ex.. Schreber Svenska jaktens litteratur 106: "Vår första jaktstadga." En annan upplaga existerar med kunglig krona på titelbladet i stället för riksvapnet

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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        Traitte de la perfection du chrestien, par l'eminentissime cardinal duc de Richelieu. Seconde edition.

      o.Dr. (Antoine Vitre), o.O. (Paris) (o.J. (1647).). 9 Bll, 488 S., 2 Bll, 8°, einige Kupfer-Vignetten, Initialien, Pergament der Zeit. - Einband leicht fleckig, Ecken bestoßen, Schließbänder fehlen, innen nur gering fleckig, wenige Blätter in den Rändern leicht lädiert, insgesamt noch gut und sauber erhalten..

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Kerstin Daras]
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        Guerino detto il Meschino : nel quale si tratta, come trouo suo padre, & sua madre, in la citta di Durazzo in Prigione. Et diuerse vittorie hauute contra Turchi

      In Venetia, 1647. A. S. Luca. Prezzo i Milochi - A rare 17th century copy of the classic Italian prose chivalric romance. Physical description: 268, [21]p. 15cm. Printer's device and decorative borders on title page. Head- and tail-pieces. Historiated initials. Signatures: A - Z - LL3. Subjects: Italian literature -- 17th century -- Romances, Italian -- Italian imprints -- Early works to 1800. A rare 17th century copy of the classic Italian prose chivalric romance. Physical description: 268, [21]p. 15cm. Printer's device and decorative borders on title page. Head- and tail-pieces. Historiated initials. Signatures: A - Z - LL3. Subjects: Italian literature -- 17th century -- Romances, Italian -- Italian imprints -- Early works to 1800. 1 Kg. 268 pp.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Architectura militaris moderna. Amsterdam, Elzevier, 1647. Gestochener Titel, 3 Bll., 504 S., 10 Bll. (zwischengebundene Tabellen), 12 Bll. (Index). Mit 1 ganzseit. Textkupfer und 69 doppelblattgroßen Kupfertafeln. Gr.-4°. Lederbd. d. Zt. m. RSch. u. reicher RVerg. (untere Kante bestoßen, Deckel leicht restauriert).

      1647. . Erste Ausgabe.- Hauptwerk zur Fortifikation vom Kriegsbaumeister des 'Großen Kurfürsten' Friedrich Wilhelm, in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und oft aufgelegt.- Handschriftliches Exlibris auf dem Drucktitel, Kupfertitel mit Namensausschnitt im weißen Kopfsteg.- Gutes, sauberes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schramm]
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        Haltern / Lemförde / Lingen Halteren Leuenfohrt Lingen

      1647. Motivmass: 27,3x17,0 Blattmass: 32,7x19,6 Kupferstich aus: Topographia Westfaliae Schwarzweiß.

      [Bookseller: Conzen Kunsthandel Düsseldorf GbR]
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        'Nova Hispania, Et Nova Galicia. - Guiljelmus Blaeuw excudit':.

      . Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Blaeu in Amsterdam, 1647, 38,5 x 50 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. II, S. 600, Nr. 9510:2; 2:232. - Zeigt Mexiko mit dem Pazifischen Ozean. - Oben rechts große Titelkartusche mit Wappen, Löwen u. Allegorien; unten rechts Kartusche mit Erklärungen Maßstab u. Verlegeradresse; im Pazifik 2 Segelschiffe u. eine Kompaßrose. - Perfekter Zustand!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Mans Badnes & Gods Goodnes Or some Gospel truths laid down, explained, and vindicated, or the benefit of such as are weary of their own heart, conscience, minde, will, affections, thoughts, words, & works, that are all corrupt, impure, & imperfect; yea, a very plague, as they stand in old Adam . The third impression revised, amended, inlarged, and licensed by Mr. John Downeham, and entered in the Hall, according to order together with a discovery of the wonderfull preservation of his excellency Sir Tho. Fairfax, the army, the records, the blessed Bible, and the library of the town, attested by the mayor, aldermen, Capt. White, and Mr Semor, schoolmaster of Torrington in Devon. By his excellencies appointment.

      Printed by M. Symmons 1647 - slightly browned or soiled in places, a few headlines tocuhed by the binder’s knife, one cropped entirely, pp. [xlvi], 39, 38-183, [1], 12mo, late 19th-century speckled calf by Eedy, Tavistock Square, double gilt fillets on sides, spine gilt in compartments, lettered direct, early signature on second title of Cornelius Cayley, and on the verso of the first title an inscription concerning the bargain made at London Bridge by a servant called Eliz, book-label of Henry Davies, good The title-page, as partially transcribed above, is followed by another, beginning: The Discovery of the wonderfull preservation of his Excellencie Sir Thomas Fairfax . This corresponds to Wing H1679, ESTC R26440, the sections bound in a different order from the collation in the latter. ESTC records only 3 copies of this issue (BL, Cambridge; Minnesota) and 5 of The Discovery. In the Epistle Dedicatory here (i.e. The Discovery), Heydon heaps praise upon Fairfax and his armies, especially the London component. The effusion was occasioned by Fairfax’s remarkable survival, when the royal magazine at Torrington was blown up. ‘Writing afterwards to his father, [Fairfax] expressed gratitude for "God's great mercy to me and some others that stood where great webs of lead fell thickest, yet, praised be God, no man hurt" - apart from the 200 royalist prisoners who were killed by the explosion. Fairfax's last task was to invest Oxford . Aubrey later hailed him as the saviour of the Bodleian for putting a strong guard around the library to stop the thieving and vandalism of books that had been tolerated by the royalists during their occupation’(ODNB). (ESTC R26440)

      [Bookseller: Blackwell's Rare Books ABA ILAB BA]
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        Viri Illustris Iacobi Bongarsi Epistolae At Joachimum Camerarium, Medicum Acphilosophum Celeberrimum Scriptae et Historicis Ac Politicis Documentis Instructae Nunc Primum Edita

      Elzevier/Elsevier, Ex Officina Elzeviriorum, Lugdunum Batavorum (Leiden) 1647. Erstausgabe Leder Sehr gut. Text Lateinisch. Ganzledereinband mit ornamental gestaltetem, goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, 4 Bünde, Einband mit angenehmster Patina, Kapital/Kapitalband intakt, Goldprägung auch an den Buchkanten, minimalste Schieflage, Schnitt rundum rot eingefärbt, Titelblatt mit Elzevir-Markenzeichen, mit Titelvignetten, Vorwort 10 Seiten, 444 Seiten mit Endvignette, perfekt gedruckt, stockfleckenfrei, sauber, ein Kleinod! Die Briefe des berühmten Jacobus Bongarz (vermutlich oder Bongart) geschrieben an Joachim Camerarius, den hochberühmten Arzt und Philosophen, durch historische und politische Zeugnisse ergänzt. Joachim Camerarius der Jüngere (1534 - 1598), deutscher Arzt, Botaniker und Naturforscher. An exquisite and first edition of Jacob Bongarz, letters to Joachim Camerarius jr., excellent condition. 7,3 x 12,5 Cm. 0,17 Kg.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clement]
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        Rosetum Parnassium, sive poemata varia. Stuttgart, J. G. Zubrodt 1674. Kl. 8°. 6 Bll., 149 S., 1 Bl.- Angeb.: Ders., Chiliadis epigrammatum, pars altera. Stuttgart, J. G. Zubrodt 1680. 92 S.- Angeb.: Ders., Renovatio & propagatio Roseti Parnassii. Stuttgart, J. G. Zubrodt 1678. 3 Bll., 122 S.- Angeb.: Ders., Lyrica miscellanea. Stuttgart, J. G. Zubrodt 1680. 39 (recte 57) S.- Angeb.: Ders., Roseti Parnassii, ampliatio. Stuttgart, J. G. Zubrodt 1675. 40 S.- Angeb.: Ders., Nomen super omne nomen, sive Jubilus S. Bernhardi, de nomine Jesu. (Ohne Ort u. Verlag, ca. 1675). 62 S. - Angeb.: Owen John, Epigrammatum. Editio postrema correctissima posthumis quibusdam adaucta & instructa Gemino Indice. Addita sunt in fine exercitia memoriae poetica ... Breslau, J. A. Knoch 1694. 4 Bll., 212 S., 35 Bll., 44 S., mit gestoch. Porträt, Prgt. d. Zt. mit hs. RTitel.

      . . I-VI) VD17 39:139759X, 3:308900X, 3:314654E, 7:700293Q, 39:139763H - Goedeke III, 145, 4, 1 / 5 / 3 / 6 / 2 / 4 - Jantz 916, 911, 914, 912, 915, 913.- Sammelband mit 6 Werken in ersten Ausgaben des Stuttgarter Professors am Gymnasium und Hofpoeten Johann Ulrich Erhard (1647-1718); mit zahlreichen lateinischen und deutschen Gedichten.- Teilw. leicht gebräunt, Name auf erstem Titel.- VII) - VD17 14:642727W. - Porträt mod. koloriert, leicht gebräunt, die letzten Bll. mit kl. Randläsuren.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller]
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        Hoya / Neuhaus / Nienburg Hoya / Neuhaus / Nienburg

      1647. Motivmass: 20,4x31,3 Blattmass: 32,8x35,9 Kupferstich aus: Topographia Westfaliae Schwarzweiß.

      [Bookseller: Conzen Kunsthandel Düsseldorf GbR]
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        Course of the danube, Blaeu anno 1647, french text on verso

      Course of the danube, ,. Danubius, Fluvius Europae Maximus, a Fontibus ad Ostia. Cum omnibus Fluminib, ab utroque latere, in llum fluentibus Antique map chart Danubius Fluvius Europae Maximus a Fontibus ad Ostia Willem Blaeu Subject: Southeastern Europe Date: 1647 Size of the leaf: 49x107 cm.. This map depicts the course of the river Danube and the surrounding countries from its headwaters in the Black Forest of southern Germany to its mouth on the Black Sea. The river flows through a series of broad and fertile valleys with several of eastern Europe's most important cities on its banks. This is one of Blaeu's largest atlas maps, printed on two joined sheets. The extravagant title cartouche is flanked by the Holy Roman Emperor and Europa on one side and the Ottoman Sultan and Asia on the other, representing the long struggle between the two powers for control of the region. The scale of miles is attended by an assortment of muscular river gods and putti representing the mighty river and its tributaries. A nice impression with beautiful old color. There are some restorations on left centerfold with a little loss, some tears on margins..

      [Bookseller: Hammelburger Antiquariat]
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        Fruchtbringender Lustgarte In sich haltend Die ersten fünf Abtheilungen, Zu ergetzlichem Nutze Ausgefertiget. 7 Bl., 352 S. (recte 351; S. 65 übersprungen). Mit Kupfertitel. Pergamentbd d. Z. mit blindgeprägten Deckelfileten (ohne die Bindebänder).

      Wolfenbüttel, Johann Bißmarck für Michael Cubach in Lüneburg, 1647.. . Erste Ausgabe der Sammlung von Schottelius' Dichtungen in Poesie und Prosa. "Auf dem Frontispiz stellt Schottel in programmatischer Weise seine Lyriksammlung vor: Der kunstvoll angelegte Lustgarten wird von einer Mauer von der unkultivierten, unfruchtbaren Natur abgegrenzt. Einzig die Palme (das Sinnbild der Fruchtbringenden Gesellschaft; W. B.) ist so beschaffen, daß sie, allen zu Nutzen, im Wüstensand gedeiht und über die Mauer hinweg den Pflanzen Schatten spendet. Ein 'Lusthäuslein' wird von der Göttin Ceres mit dem Füllhorn bekrönt. Im Vordergrund stehen fünf Gewächse mit sinnvollen Inschriften, ganz nach der Manier der Fruchtbringer. Schottel nimmt sich damit das Privileg heraus, das in der FG nur Fürst Ludwig als dem Oberhaupt zusteht. Seine fünf Pflanzen oder Gewächse widmet er - ohne Rücksicht auf botanische Verbindungen zu anderen Gesellschaftsmitgliedern - den ihm anbefohlenen fünf Kindern Herzog Augusts: für Sibylle Ursula das Vergißmeinnicht, für Anton Ulrich (den späteren Siegprangenden, FG 716) das Röslein, für Clara Augusta den Rosmarin, für Ferdinand Albrecht (den späteren Wunderlichen, FG 842) den Ehrenpreis, für Maria Elisabeth endlich den Augentrost. Merkwürdigerweise wird der älteste Sohn, Rudolf August (später FG 754), nicht berücksichtigt. Die Erklärung des Gewächses und des 'Worts' erfolgt jeweils am Ende der den fünf Kindern einzeln gewidmeten Büchern" (Bircher). Justus Georg Schottelius aus Einbeck (1612-1676), von Haus aus Rechtsgelehrter, war eine Zeitlang Erzieher Herzog Anton Ulrichs und seiner jüngeren Geschwister, promovierte in Helmstedt zum Dr. jur. und wurde braunschweig. Kammer-, Hof- und Kanzleirat. Als "Der Suchende" war er Mitglied der Fruchtbringenden Gesellschaft und unter dem Namen "Fortano" Genosse der Pegnitzschäfer. "It was surprising to find that a great scholar and the first serious student of language was also a poet of no mean stature. His book of poems ... has been almost entirely forgotten" (Faber du Faur). Mit Widmungsgedicht von Harsdörffer. - Gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - VD17 3:005840Y. Dünnhaupt 20. Goed. III, 118, 7. Faber du Faur 694. Bulling 37. BST II 614. Bircher, Im Garten der Palme, 997.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Braecklein]
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        'Fossa Eugeniana quae a Rheno ad Mosam duci coepta est, Anno CICICCXXVII ductu Comitis Henrici van den Berge. - Amstelodami Sumptibus Ioaniis Ianßonii.':.

      . kolorierter Kupferstich b. Johannes Janssonius (Jansson) in Amsterdam, 1647, 37 x 49,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Pistor-Smeets, Die Fossa Eugenina, S. 72, Nr. - Zeigt die Fossa Eugenina von Rheinberg bis Venlo. - Rechts unten Titelkartusche. - Links unten Kartusche mit Maßstab und Verlegeradresse. - Mittig am unteren Rand Erklärungen. - Rheinberg hier mit Belagerungsring.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Kst.- Karte, v. Merian aus "Theatrum Europäum".

      . 1647, 22,5 x 37,8. Dürst / Bonaconsa, Nr. 65. - Zeigt den Bodensee mit der umliegenden Gegend.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        'Candia, olim Creta.':.

      . Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Blaeu in Amsterdam, 1647, 38,5 x 52,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. II, S. 590; Nr. 7900:2 - Zeigt die Mittelmeerinsel Kreta mit den vorgelagerten Inseln. - Im Kartenhimmel Titelkartusche; links und rechts Wappen. - Unten rechts Meilenzeiger.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        De pulvere sympathico dissertatio.

      Paris, Piget, 1647.. (16,5 x 10,5 cm). (14) 40 S. Flexibler Pergamentband der Zeit.. Zweite Ausgabe der erstmals 1644 in Paris erschienenen alchemistischen Kleinschrift. - Nicolas Papin, Arzt in Blois und Alencon, war der Vater des berühmten Physikers Denis Papin. - Leicht gebräunt. Vorsätze erneuert. Einband restauriert. - Hirsch/H. IV, 496; Ferchl 393; Ferguson II, 167 (Anm.); vgl. Neu 3048 (andere Ausgabe) Second edition, first published in 1644. - "He was born at Blois, practised medicine there and at Alencon, and his death occurred subsequent to 1653. Haag says that he united a great deal of presumption with a great deal of false knowledge" (Ferguson). - Minor browning. Contemporary limp vellum, restored, fly-leaves renewed

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        'Svecia, Dania, Et Norvegia, Regna Europae Septentrionalia. Iuxta Archetypum Andreae Buraei de Boo, Secretarij Regij, et supremi Regni Sueciae Architecti.':.

      . Kolorierter Kupferstich b. Blaeu in Amsterdam, 1647, 42,5 x 53,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. II, 1210:2; 2:232. State 1). - Zeigt Skandinavien mit Schweden, Norwegen, Finnland u. Dänemark sowie die Ostsee mit den angrenzenden baltischen Staaten Estland, Lettland und Litauen. - Oben links dekorative Titelkartusche umgeben von 3 Wappen; unten rechts Rahmen mit Meilenzeigern; in der Nord- u. Ostsee mehrere Segelschiffe.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Taurica Chersonesus. Nostra aetate Przecopsca et Gazara dicitur.

      Amsterdam, Blaeu, 1647.. Kolorierte Kupferstichkarte. Bildausschnitt 38 x 50 cm, Blattgr. 47 x 64 cm.. van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 1890:2. Zeigt die Ukraine mit der Krim (Crimea / Krym) Halbinsel, dem Asowschen Meer u. dem nördlichen Schwarzen Meer. - Oben rechts neue Titelkartusche; unten links im Schwarzen Meer westlich der Krim-Halbinsel Meilenzeiger; Kolorit wohl nicht zeitgemäß.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        D.O.M.A. Osvvaldi Crollii Weterani Hassi. Chymisch Kleynod. Jetzo aber durch den Hochgelehrten Johann Harmannum M. D. gemehrt vessert, mit nothwendigen Notis spagyricis zu Erläuterung der Artzneyen, gezieret, und zum Ersten mal, neben dem Hermetischen Wunderbaum, in Truck aufgangen, allen Doctoren, Apoteckern, Laboranten, Balbierern und männiglichen sehr dienlich und nützlich. [Dreiteilige Sammelausgabe].

      [Frankfurt], [Johann Gottfried Schönwetter], [1647].. 392 S., 8 Bll. (Register), mit [nicht zugrhörigem] Frontispiz, Titelkupfer u. 5 Textholzschnitten / 61 S., 5 Bll. (Register), u. kl. Textfig. / 83 S., mit 2 blattgroßen u. 11 weiteren Kupferstichen, sowie vielen hermetischen Textfig., 8°, Halbpergament d. Zt. mit Rückentext. Ferguson I, 186; Ferchl 109; Bolton 971 f.; Wellcome II, 408; Zu anderen Ausgaben vgl. Rosenthal 241-253, Caillet 2702 u. Ackermann IV/35 - Die erste dreiteilige Sammelausgabe mit der "Basilica Chymica", hier unter dem abweichenden Kupfertitel "Chymisch Kleynod" zusammengefaßt. Bei dem letzten Teil handelt es sich um eine Croll untergeschobene Schrift, die, gestützt durch die Kupferstiche eher mystisch-hermetischen Vorstellungen folgt. - "Crolls Hauptwerk enthält zahlreiche klare Vorschriften besonders anorganischer Arzneimittel. Unter den Ärzten ist er der bedeutendste Chemiker des 16. Jahrhunderts, zahlreiche Arzneimittel gehen auf ihn zurück." (Ferchl 109). Zum Verhältnis Croll u. Paracelsus vgl. Thorndike V, 649ff. - Enthält: (I) Hermetischer Probier Stein. (Mit umfangreicher Vorrede (113 S.) u. der "Basilica chymica" (in der Bearbeitung des Marburger Chemikers Joh. Hartmann; erster Professor der Chemie an einer europ. Universität; vgl. Hirsch-Hüb. III, 71). Das Titelkupfer zeigt als Bordüre: Hermes Trimegistos; Geber; R. Bacon; Morienus; R. Lullius u. Paracelsus). - (II) Von den Signaturn. Oder Von der wahren und lebendigen Anatomia der grossen und kleinen Welt. - (III) D.O.M.A. Crollius redivivus. Das ist, Hermetischer Wunderbaum [ ] Auß dem grossen Hermetischen Lustgarten zusammen getragen und in sieben Büchlein abgetheilet. Durch Anonymvm von Feldtaw. (mit sep. Titel; Frankfurt, Hans Friedrich Weiß 1647). - Einband fleckig, berieben u. etwas bestossen; das montierte Frontispiz gehört nicht zum Titel u. wurde aus Gutwasser "Aufrichtiges Chymisches Glaubens-Bekänntnüß" entnommen (vgl. Versandantiq. Lange Katalog 3, Nr. 4); der Kupfertitel alt aufgezogen; danach fehlen von Teil 1 der separate Ttitel u. 3 Bll. Vorstücke (sonst kmpl.); tlw. etwas braunfleckig; wenige Blatt mit kl. Randläsuren, sonst ein gutes Expl.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Hans-Jürgen Lange]
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        Theatrum, Bd. V, anno 1647, first edition

      Theatrum, ,1647. Angeboten wird der V Teil (Erstausgabe, anno 1647) Matthäus Merians berühmter Reihe Theatrum Europaeum, der bedeutendsten Chronik des 17 Jhr., mit dem Titel: "THEATRI EVROPAEI Oder Historische Beschreibung aller Vornembsten und Denckwürdigsten Geschichten so sich hin und wieder in Europa sonderlich im Reich Teutscher Nation von Ao 1642 bis Ao 1647 zugetragen. Fünffter Theil Mit vielen Kupferstücken gezieret und verlegt durch Mattheum Merian. In Franckfurt". "Ausführliche Beschreibung aller denckwürdigen Geschichten die sich in Europa, als hoch und Nieder Teutschland, Franckreich, Hispanien, Italien, Groß Britannien, Dennenmarck, Schweden, Polen, Moscow, Böhmen, Hungarn, Siebenbürgen, Wallachey, Moldaw. In der Türckey und Barbareiy: Im Weltlichen Regiment und Kriegswesen, sonderlich denen zwischen mehrentheils kriegenden Partheyen nachher Münster und Osnabrück angesetzten bishero gepflogenen General Friedens Tractaten vom Jahr 1643 bis gegenwärtiges 1647 Jahr allerseits begeben und verlauffen: Aus glaubhafften Documentis, und trewlich communicirten Berichten zusammengetragen und beschrieben durch J. P. LOTICHIUM. Mit hoher Potentaten Chur Fürsten Graffen Herrn Kriegs-Generalen und Obristen Bildnüssen gezieret: Danebenst die Militarische Actiones, Schlachten, Beläger und Eroberungen in Kupfferstücken vor Augen gestellet und verlegt durch Matthaei Meriani, Buchhändlers zu Franckfurt am Mayn seel. Erben. Gedruckt in Wolffgang Hoffmanns Buchdruckerey daselbsten Im Jahr nach Christi Geburt M.DC XLVIII." Beschrieben wird neben dem Kriegsgeschehen in Mitteleuropa auch ausführlich das Kriegsgeschehen in Dänemark, in der Türkei und vor allem im Balkan. 1. Ausgabe, Frankfurt (M. Merian) 1647, folio. Kupfertitelblatt (oben Mars auf einem Löwen reitend mit Schwert und Brandfackel, links Herakles, rechts Pallas Athene; unten, hinter einem alles zerstörenden siebenköpfigen Drachen, eine alte und eine Junge Frau). P. I-III: Widmungsschrift an "Herrn Carolo Gustavo Wrangel", p. IV.-VI: "Vorrede des Authoris", p. VII-VIII Kupferverzeichnis, p. 1-1394 Text, 18 S. Register, Schlußvignette (Rollwerkfigur), 54 Kupfertafeln zusätzlich eingebunden und 67 Portraits.. Folgende Tafeln sind vorhanden: 1-3. Landkarten, von Deutschland, Dänemark und Grossbritannien, 4. Freiberg in Meissen, 5.Belagerung der Festung TORTONA 1643, 6.Schlacht bei ROCROY 1643, 7.Belagerung der Festung Diedenhofen, 8. Ponte-Lagoscuro (bei Ferrara), Vogelschau, O: Genuina et very Delineatio transitus ad Pontem di Lago Scuro apud Padum flu: Eigentliche Abbildung des Passes Ponte di Lago Scuro an dem Flus Po, zwei Blatt, nicht zusammengesetzt. 9.Kayserl. u.Schwed Feldlager bei Bernburg, 1644, 10. Überfall auf Tuttlingen, Vogelschaukarte 11.Vogelschauplan der Stadt Zittau, 12.schwedisches Feldlager bei Bröhrau 1643, 13. Grundriss der Festung Christianspreis1643, (=Kiel-Friedrichsort), 14. Gefecht bei Düren/Vogelschau, 15. Hohentwiel, Vogelschauplan mit Umgebung. 16. Eroberung von Freiburg i. Br./Vogelschau mit Umgebung, 17. Belagerung von Grevelingen, Plan mit Schiffen 18. Öresund in Dänemark/Karte, 19.Belagerung von Phillipsburg am Rhein 20.Grundriss des Dänischen Lagers beim Mittelfartsund mit Grundriss der Stadt auf Fünen,21.Schlachtordnung der Schwedischen und Kayserlichen in Böhmen am 24.02.1645, 22-24 Schlacht zwischen den Kayserl u.Schwedischen, bei Jankau in Vöhmen. 25 Belagerung von Rendsburg, 26..Schlacht zw. französischen und churbayer. am 05.05.1645 bei Mergentheim, 27. Belagerung von Brünn/Plan 28..Schlacht bei Allersheim , 29.Türkische Invasion auf Kreta/Vogelschauplan, o. re: Eigentlicher Abriß welcher gestalt der Türkische Keyser, erstlich in das Königreich Candia eingefallen und die Statt Canea belögert. Ao 1645. 30.Seeschlacht zwischen den Türken und den Maltesern, 31. Abbildung der türk. Kayserin und ihres Sohnes, 32.geometrischer Grundriss des Hauses Bremerföhrden, 33 Belagerung von Canes/Vogelschau, 34. Belagerung von Hülst anno 1645, 35.Mammutzähne von Krems/exakte Zeichnung, 36. Eroberung von Höxter/Vogelschau, Stadt leer. 37. Grundrissplan der Stadt Krembs in Österreich, 38.Grundrissplan von Paderborn, 39.Grundrissplan von Stattbergen, 40. Belagerung von Orbetello/Vogelschauplan, 41. Seeschlacht zwischen Venedig und der Türkei in den Dardanellen/Ansicht, 42. Lager bei Amöneburg/Vogelschauplan, 43..Schlacht bei Rain am Lech, 44.Befreiung von Augsburg am 13.10.1646, 45. Belagerung von Dünkirchen 1646, 46.Grundriss der Küste von Zara und Sibenik in Kroatien, 47. Belagerung von Lindau, 48 .Grundriss von Weissenburg in Bayern, 49. Bodensee-Karte -SEHR SELTEN!-, 50.Abbildung von Schloss Argan am Bodensee, 51. Insel Mainau am Bodensee/Vogelschauplan, 52. Eroberung von schweinfurt/Vogelschauplan, 53. Belagerung von Eger 1647, mit Grundrissplan der Stadt, 54..Grundrissplan der Feldläger bei Eger. Diverse Paginierungsfehler im Band, der Setzer war wohl betrunken. Der Text ist bis auf ein fehlendes Blatt (S.713/714) vollständig. DIE SELTENEN UND GESUCHTEN TAFELN DES BODENSEES, DER TÜRKENKRIEGE USW. SIND ENTHALTEN. Teilweise werden die einzelnen Tafeln mit mehr als 500 Euros gehandelt..

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        Arnsberg / Nordrhein Westfalen Aurich / Niedersachsen Arnsberg / Aurich

      1647. Motivmass: 20,8x32,6 Blattmass: 32,7x35,5 Kupferstich aus: Topographia Westfaliae Schwarzweiß.

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        L'Alcoran de Mahomet. Translate d'Arabe en Francois.

      Paris, Antoine de Sommaville, 1647.. 4to. (10), 648 [but: 598], (4) pp. Contemp. full French speckled calf with gilt tooling and title label on spine, dentelles on inner covers.. Rare first edition of "the oldest complete translation of the Qur'an into a European vernacular" (Encylopedia of the Qur'an), in a handsome copy. Du Ryer's work served as the basis for further translations of the Qur'an into English, German, Dutch, and Russian, and was instrumental in introducing Europeans to the tenets of the Muslim faith. Ryer was a celebrated linguist and had lived in Egypt and Turkey, where he studied classical Arabic. His introduction briefly summarizes the Muslim religion for Christian readers, noting customs such as Ramadan, circumcision, the practice of having up to four wives, the significance of Mecca and Medina, Sufi brotherhoods and wandering ascetics, and finally the Islamic recognition of Jesus as a prophet but not the son of God. A prayer printed in Arabic in included on the verso of leaf e2. - "Du Ryer's translation of the Qur'an [...] became an unparalleled literary success [...] The easy availability of the Qur'an accompanied a newfound interest in the Orient; additionally, du Ryer's translation lacked the polemical tone of previous editions, an orientation which arose mainly in ecclesiastical contexts. Du Ryer used Islamic commentaries such as al-Bayawi'sAnwar al-tanzil, the Tafsir al-Jalalayan by al-Mahalli (d. 864/1459) and al-Suyu i (d. 911/1505), or an excerpt from al-Razi's (d. 606/1210) great commentary made by l-Raghi l-Tunisi (d. 715/1315) entitled al-Tanwir fi l-tafsir, quite casually in his translation, merely noting them in the margins. The deprecatory tone present in the introductory chapter, 'Sommaire de la religion des Turcs,' can be understood as an attempt at camouflage (cf. Hamilton and Richard, Andre du Ryer, 94f)" (Encyclopedia of the Qur'an). - Extremities and joints professionally repaired. Internally fresh and clean, a very good copy with 19th-c. engr. bookplate of Sir Robert Sheffield, Bart., on front pastedown (one of the Sheffield baronets, likely the 4th, 1786-1862). - Chauvin X, p. 126. Schnurrer 427. Fück 74. Brunet III, 1309. Encyclopedia of the Qur'an V, 347.

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        'Insulae Divi Martini et Vliarvs Vulgo L'Isle De Re et Oleron.':.

      . Kupferstich aus Novus Atlas b. Johann Blaeu in Amsterdam, 1647, 39 x 53,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). van der Krogt, Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. II, S. 546, Nr. 4515.2. - Seekarte der französischen Atlantik-Insel Ile d'Oleron u. Ile de Re mit dem Küstenstreifen und der Hafenstadt La Rochelle. - Unten rechts Titelkartusche. - Unten links Kartusche mit Meilenzeiger. - Im Atlantik Schiffe und Windrosen.

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        Hortus epitaphiorum selectorum, ou Jardin d'epitaphes choisies. Ou se voient les Fleurs de plusieurs Vers Funebres (...) tires des plus fleurissantes villes de l'Europe.

      Paris, Gaspard Meturas, 1647-1648.. 2 parties reliees en un volume petit in-12, plein velin ivoire de l'epoque, dos lisse, titre manuscrit en tete, (36), 569 p. (les 2 parties en pagination continue, qqs def. de papier restaures), vignette de titre, bandeaux et lettrines. Premiere edition, dediee a Gabriel Naude, de ce recueil d'epitaphes composees par les principaux poetes francais, compiles par Pierre Guillebaud: Ronsard, Du Bellay, Baif, Passerat, Villon, Theophile de Viau, Malherbe, Colletet, Guillebaud, Meynard, Rapin, Honorat de Bueil, Racan, Etienne Pasquier, Adam Billaut, R. Arnauld d'Andilly, etc., etc. L'ouvrage est divise en deux parties, sous pages de titre separees : l'une d'epitaphes latines et l'autre de 308 epitaphes en vers francais. Certaines concernent des personnages illustres tels que Marie Stuart, Fouquet, Francois 1er, Erasme, Luther, Th. More, Margueritte de Valois, etc. "Toutes ces pieces sont choisies avec discernement ; elles se rapportent, en effet, a des personnages historiques ou a des evenements remarquables; on les chercherait vainement ailleurs. Cette compilation est la plus complete en son genre" (Cf. long article in: F. Lachevre, 'Biblio. des recueils collectifs de poesies de 1597 a 1700', p. x et p. 25- 29. Brunet, III, 341). Gal. de vers en marge de quelques feuillets sans atteinte au texte et quelques feuillets repares dans le fond. Tres bon exemplaire, bien relie a l'epoque..

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        Fleta, Seu Commentarius Juris Anglicani Sic Nuncupatus, Sub Edwardo...

      1647. First Edition of Selden's Edition of Fleta And His Ad Fletam Dissertatio From the Library of Sir Frederick Pollock Selden, John [1584-1645], Editor. Fleta, Seu Commentarius Juris Anglicani Sic Nuncupatus, Sub Edwardo Rege Primo Seu Circa Annos ab Hinc CCCXL. Ab Anonymo Conscriptus, Atque e Codice Veteri, Autore Ipso Aliquantulum Recentiori, Nunc Primum Typis Editus. Accedit Tractatulus Vetus de Agendi Excipiendique; Formulis Gallicanus, Fet-Assavoir Dictus. Subjungitur Etiam Joan. Seldeni ad Fletam Dissertatio Historica. London: Typis M.F. Prostant Apud Guil. Lee, & Dan. Pakeman, 1647. [viii], 553, [3] pp. Quarto (8-1/2" x 6-1/2"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, "Fleta" in contemporary hand to fore-edge of text block, endpapers renewed, recently rebacked in period style, hinges mended. "F. Pollock/ Linc: Inn" to front pastedown, "F. Pollock/ Linc: Inn/ 1881" to head of title page, which is printed in red and black. Toning to text, faint dampstaining to upper margins of title page and a few following leaves. Two early struck-through signatures to title page, notes in Pollock's hand to rear endleaf, additional sheet of his notes laid-in. An appealing association copy. * First edition. The work by an anonymous author describes the practice of the courts, the forms of writs and an explanation of law terms as they existed during the reign of Edward I. Selden brought this ancient treatise to the public's attention and was instrumental in its publication. While Bracton earns the highest praise as the father of legal learning, Fleta earns a share of it for the illustrations he offered to some of the obscurities found in Bracton. Selden's appended dissertation (pp.453-553) contains many interesting observations about Bracton, Britton, Fleta, and Thornton "and shows what use was made of the Imperial law in England whilst the Romans governed here, at what time it was introduced into this nation, what use was formerly made of it, how long it continued, and when the use of it totally ceased in the King's Courts at Westminster" (Bridgman). Sir Frederick Pollock [1845-1937] was one of the greatest British judges and legal scholars of his day. His treatises on contracts, jurisprudence the common law and other subjects did much to clarify and systematize English law. Several of thes.

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      Amsterdam, 1647. Copper engraving, 38.5 x 50.5 cms, recent hand-colour, Dutch text to verso. Map

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        Dictionarium quanta maxima fide ac diligentia accurate emendatum & tot recens factis accessioni bus ita locupletatum, ut iam thesaurum linguae? adiecta sunt latinis dictionibus hebreae, grcae, italicae, germanicae, hispanicae atque anglicae. Adornatum a Ioanne Ludovico de la Cerda societatis Iesu. Editio novissima.

      Lugduni, Haeredis Petri Prost, Philippi Borde & Laurenti Arnaud, M. DC. XLVII ? M. DC. LXVII (1647 ? 1667). Due volumi in folio. (mm. 388). Pelle dell?epoca con dorso rifatto modernamente in tela con parte del dorso antico applicato. pp. (12), 959; 855. Incisioni ai frontespizi e bella incisione araldica al primo volume. Testo su due colonne. Timbri d'appartenenza ai frontespizi. Ottimo esemplare.

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      London G M. for I. S. I. C. and part of the impression to be vented for the use and benefit of Edw. Minsheu Gent. 1647 - Shewing the Good and Bad Things they did and had practically applyed to our Information and Reformation. Published by those who were appointed by the Authour to peruse his manuscripts, and printed by his own coppy. SECOND EDITION 1647 (first published in 1640). Small folio in sixes, approximately 290 x 190 mm, 11¼ x 7¼ inches, engraved portrait frontispiece, narrow decorative border to title page, woodcut head and tailpieces and decorated initials, pages: [28], 267, [1], 182, [2], 36, [24] - index, bound in full contemporary calf, blind ruled covers, raised bands and gilt lettered morocco label to spine, all edges red. Old leather repair to head and tail of spine, head now slightly chipped, hinges starting to crack at top, cords just showing on hinges, corners slightly worn, inner paper hinges cracked, slight crease across frontispiece, tiny hole in two pages with loss of 2 letters, contents clean and bright. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy. William Whately (1583-1639) was a Church of England clergyman and a noted puritan preacher. He was educated at Christ's College Cambridge and then studied for the ministry at Oxford. He was instituted in 1610 on the King's presentation as vicar of Banbury, where he was held in high esteem and was called "The roaring boy of Banbury". He was chiefly known for 2 works on marriage which attracted the opposition of the established church. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Prototypes, or, The Primary Precedent Presidents out of the Booke of Genesis. Shewing The Good and Bad things They did and Had. Practically applied to our Information and Reformationom

      Printed for I. C. and John Saywell; London. , 1647. Fair. Contemporaneous calf is well worn, with the upper board clinging from two bands. Calf to spine chipped and chipping. Blank leaves to rear are missing. Front endpapers and fly-leaf, very shabby and written on by a succession of contemporaneous hands. Portrait frontispiece has been excised. Lightly dust marked throughout. Pallid and thin dampstain to outermost fore-edge of preliminary leaves. The odd little ink mark etc; a well used copy but all text remains solid and clear. [26], 267pp, 182pp, [2], 36pp and [24]. [Wing 1589A ].. Hard. 4to. 11".. Fair. Illus. by Illustrated with chapter head and tail vignettes and enlarged decorative initials to chapter heads..

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        Selenographia: sive, Lunae Descriptio

      Finely engraved title-page, engraved port. of the author, 111 engraved plates on 91 sheets (3 are folding, engraved volvelle at p. 364 with red silk thread), & numerous engravings in the text. Printed title in red & black. 14 p.l., 563 pp. Folio, fine cont. Dutch vellum over boards (upper joint a little cracked but strong), panelled in blind, covers with arabesque in center of panel, remains of ties. Danzig: Autoris sumtibus, 1647. [bound with]:--. Epistolae II. Prior: De Motu Lunae Libratorio, in certas Tabulas redacto... Ad Johannes Bapt. Ricciolum...Posterior: De utriusquè Luminaris defectu Anni 1654. Ad...Petrum Nucerum. Finely engraved vignette on title, one engraving in the text & six engraved plates (one double-page). 1 p.l., 72 pp. Folio. Danzig: Sumtibus Autoris, 1654. [bound with]:--. Epistolae IV. I. De observatione deliquii Solis Anno 1649. habitâ. Ad...Laurentium Eichstadium...II. De Eclipsi Solis anno 1652 observatâ. Ad...Pet. Gassendum & Ism. Bullialdum...III. De Motu Lunae Libratorio ad...Joh. Bapt. Ricciolum...IV. De utriusq; Luminaris defectu anni 1654. Ad...Petrum Nucerium. Finely engraved vignette on title, two engravings in the text (one full-page in Epistola II), & seven engraved plates (one double-page). 1 p.l., [Epistola II]: [8] pp.; one blank leaf; [Epistola I]: one double-page folding leaf (printed on pages [1-3], the fourth page is blank) & one plate; [Epistola III & IV]: 72 pp. & six plates. Folio (title a bit dampstained). Danzig: Sumtibus Autoris, 1654. [bound with]:--. Dissertatio, De Nativa Saturni Facie, ejusque Variis Phasibus, certa Periodo redeuntibus cui Addita est, tam Eclipseos Solaris anni 1656 Observatio, quàm Diametri Solis apparentis accurata dimensio. Finely engraved vignette on title & four engraved plates. 4 p.l. (the fourth leaf contains directions to the binder, otherwise blank), 40 pp. Danzig: Sumptibus Autoris, 1656. A magnificent sammelband containing first editions of the first six of Hevelius's publications, all privately printed. These are fine and large copies with many outer and a few lower edges uncut. This collection comes from the library formed by Sir Christopher Sykes (1749-1801), at Sledmere House in Yorkshire. I. The author's first book and one of his greatest; this is the first complete lunar atlas and contains the results of four years' observations made from Hevelius's specially built observatory at his home in Danzig. It is the foundation work of lunar topography and the first astronomical atlas to exploit the powers of the telescope. "The Selenographia proper begins with arguments disproving the ancient idea that the moon is a mirror reflecting the earth; but with the eighth chapter its contents become memorable. There Hevelius delineates and discusses the lunar markings and the movement of libration...Hevelius gave many new names to the lunar mountains, craters, and other formations; most of them are still used. His most profitable task, though, was to draw the moon in different states of libration."-D.S.B., VI, pp. 361-62. "No finer book on the moon has ever been published. In scores of illustrations, drawn and engraved by the author himself, Hevelius tracked the moon through every phase of an entire lunar cycle, and then incorporated the information gained into three large moon maps."-Ashworth, The Face of the Moon. Galileo to Apollo (Linda Hall Library, 1989), 5. II. This work contains two letters by Hevelius, the first (pages 1-48) answers Riccioli's doubts set forth in his Almagestum concerning Hevelius's theory on the libration of the moon as described in his Selenographia. The second letter (pages 49-72) is addressed to P. Nucerius (Pierre des Noyers), one of Hevelius's patrons. It contains observation methods employed and a description of the solar eclipse of August 12 and of the lunar eclipse of August 27, 1654. Bound in to this copy are the other two letters (see III) which appeared in the Epistolae IV. I have not included them in my collation for sake of simplicity (but see next title). III. The Epistolae IV contains the two letters described in II (now numbered III and IV) as well as two further letters inserted. The first of these, addressed to Laurentius Eichstädt, professor of mathematics at Danzig, provides observations of the solar eclipse on November 4, 1649. This letter consists of one double-page folding printed leaf (printed on three sides) and one engraved plate. The second letter is addressed to Pierre Gassendi and Ismael Bouilliau and contains observations of the solar eclipse of 8 April 1652. This letter consists of [8] pages. Both of these letters are inserted following the title-page. IV. The Dissertatio contains Hevelius's theory of the various configurations of Saturn and the sun's diameter. "Hevelius's works were all printed in Danzig, in folio...Each work is a masterpiece of composition and a fine example of expert printing. The books were generally not sold, but distributed at the author's discretion...Today all the works of Hevelius are very difficult to obtain."-Johannes Hevelius (B.Y.U., 1971), p. 83. Provenance: Inscription of "Cat. V1 P331 CS Sledmere" on inside front cover. A very fine set of Hevelius's first works, preserved in a morocco-backed box. ❧ Johannes Hevelius (B.Y.U., 1971) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6 . I. Whitaker, Mapping and Naming of the Moon, pp. 50-57. .

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        Sacro Par de Sermones de la insigne, y milagrosa VITORIA NAVAL DE LEPANTO, que alcançó DON IUAN DE AUSTRIA, con la Invocacion, y apellido de la Virgen nuestra Señora del Remedio de Valencia, y con su favor, en 7 de octubre, 1571 (anteponese una breve Chro

      1647 - En VALENCIA, por Silvestre Esparsa, en la calle de las Barca. Año 1647. 4º, 200 x 140 mm, perg. 4 hs. + 158 p. + 7 hs. Sigue otra portada: Sermon de Antonio Abad. Predicado por el P. Fr. Iosef de la Madre de Dios, Agustino Descalço. Y sacado a luz por D. Miguel de Lovera. En Valencia, Por Claudio Macé, junto al colegio del señor Pa- triarca, año 1647. Portada + 21 p. Ref: Palau, 8611  Marina, Naval, Juan de Austria, Bula, Liga, Virgen del Rosario, Valencia, Esparza

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        Freti Danici Orsundt Accuratissima Delineatio, cum Regis Sueciæ, Daniæ et Hollandia classibg. Ao. 1644 / Eigentliche Delineatio des Berümpten passes Or=Sundt in Denemarckh sampt der Königl. Schwedischen Denischen, und Holändischen Flota Ao. 1644.

      Kobberstik. 22 x 38 cm. Kobberstikket er ikke koloreret. [Frankfurt am Main 1647 eller senere]. Papiret er med vertikal midterfold som ved udgivelsen. Indrammet med passepartout af Brock Rammer. Rammen måler 40 x 55 cm. Fint eksemplar. - I forening holder de svenske og de hollandske krigsskibe den danske flåde indespærret på Københavns Rhed.. Fra Theatrum Europaeum, bind 5

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        Architectura militaris moderna. Amsterdam, Elzevier, 1647. Gestochener Titel, 3 Bll., 504 S., 10 Bll. (zwischengebundene Tabellen), 12 Bll. (Index). Mit 1 ganzseit. Textkupfer und 69 doppelblattgroßen Kupfertafeln. Gr.-4°. Lederbd. d. Zt. m. RSch. u. reicher RVerg. (untere Kante bestoßen, Deckel leicht restauriert).

      Erste Ausgabe.- Hauptwerk zur Fortifikation vom Kriegsbaumeister des 'Großen Kurfürsten' Friedrich Wilhelm, in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und oft aufgelegt.- Handschriftliches Exlibris auf dem Drucktitel, Kupfertitel mit Namensausschnitt im weißen Kopfsteg.- Gutes, sauberes Exemplar.

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        Nouvelles experiences du vuide. Avec la description des machines qui servent a les faire.Paris: J. Cusson, Fils, 1674. First edition.

      First edition, very rare and a fine copy, of one of the most important documents in the early history of the air-pump, and the the primary source (besides letters published half a century later in Christiaan Huygens' <i>Oeuvres</i>) for information on Huygens' improvements on Boyles' first air-pump. "Among further improvements in the air-pump during the latter part of the seventeenth century were the two way tap, introduced by Papin; and the double cylindered pump, probably introduced by Papin and perfected by Hauksbee, through whom the air-pump assumed what long remained its standard form" (Wolf, <i>A History of Science, Technology, and Philosophy</i>, Vol. I, p. 107).<br/><br/> Papin (1647-1712?) arrived in Paris in 1670 intending to practise medicine, but soon became disillusioned and, having developed a taste and talent for mathematics and machinery, sought the patronage of the wife of the minister Colbert. She arranged for him to lodge in the Louvre and to assist Huygens, who had been invited to develop his many scientific interests under French protection. "At the time that Papin joined him in 1673, Huygens was investigating the force of gunpowder as a means of creating a vacuum under a piston in order to drive machinery, in particular to operate a pump to raise water from the Seine to the palace of Versailles. Papin, who was continuing the investigations into the preservation of foodstuffs under vacuum that he had begun at university, was led to consider the vacuum as a possible motive force. During this period Leibniz, then in Paris, became a regular visitor to Huygens' laboratory. Papin learnt a great deal from Leibniz and the friendship thus engendered lasted for many years. The pumps that Papin developed, together with his vacuum experiments, were described in his first treatise, <i>Nouvelles expériences du vuide</i> (1674); favourably received by the Académie des Sciences, it was republished in the <i>Journal des Savants</i> in 1765" (ODNB). <br/><br/> In May 1674 Mariotte obtained a copy of Papin's book, and told a correspondent in Burgundy that Papin's machines were ten times cheaper and "more secure" than those of Huygens: he offered to send an example. A commercial market for air-pumps seems to have developed by the mid-1670s. In 1678 air-pumps in Paris were sold for the equivalent of four guineas by Hubin, "enameller to the King," and a former instrument-maker for Huygens. In Holland, van Musschenbroek made air-pumps at Leyden, and in England, Papin worked with Boyle on air-pump experiments with a new double-barrelled design from 1675. Ultimately, the air-pump techniques developed by Boyle and Papin were transmitted to Hauksbee, who began his research at the Royal Society for Isaac Newton in 1703. Hauksbee's work on capillarity in the void was to be profoundly influential in the matter theory Newton developed after 1706, in the Queries to the <i>Opticks</i>.<br/><br/> DSB X: 292-93; Poggendorff II 355. Ernst Weil stated (his Cat. 27, item 162) that this book is to be "always regarded as one of the Classics in Science; it is without doubt one of the rarest of all of them." OCLC lists Brandeis and Harvard only in US. <br/><br/> The work is contained in a sammelband from the Macclesfield Library, bound in mid-eighteenth-century polished mottled calf, with six other works: <br/><br/> MATHUR, R. Philosophica dissertatio de gravitate, London: Tho. Woodward, 1742. Pp. [iv], 76. First edition. Includes a four-page section "Newtonus" not noted in the Newton bibliographies. ESTC records four copies (Glasgow only in the UK). <br/><br/> LA CROIX, M. de. Of the mechanism of the motions of floating bodies. London: n.p., 1746. Pp. [ii], 53, with two folding engraved plates. First edition in English, translated by Admiral Sir Charles Knowles (1697-1777); it appeared originally as <i>Extrait du méchanisme des mouvemens des corps flotants in Mémoires pour l'Histoire des Sciences & des Beaux Arts</i>, April 1735. Knowles writes in the preface that he had verified the author's principles, by a number of experi¬ments, and had also found them to "answer perfectly well when put into practice in several line-of-battle ships and frigates that I built whilst I was in Russia." BL copy only in ESTC. <br/><br/> ROWE, Jacob. All sorts of wheel-carriage improved ... a much less than usual draught of horses &c. will be requir'd in wagons, carts, coaches and all other wheel vehicles, as likewise all water-mills, wind-mills, and horse-mills. London: Alexander Lyon, 1734. Pp. [iv], 38 with eleven engraved plates (some folding). First edition. <br/><br/> ALLEN, John. Specimina ichnographica: or a brief narrative of several new inventions and experiments; particularly, The navigating a ship in a calm, The improvement of the engine to raise water by fire, A new method of drying malt. London: W. Innys, 1730. Pp. 44 with one folding engraved plate. First edition. Allen (or Alleyn) (1680? - 1741) was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1730. His three inventions were patented in 1729. <br/><br/> BOSE, Georg Mathias. Recherches sur la cause de la veritable téorie [sic] de l'électricité. Wittenberg: J. F. Slomac, 1745. Pp. 56. First edition. Bose (1710-61) was elected in 1738 to the chair of natural philosophy at Wittenberg. "From 1742 to 1745, after close reading of Du Fay, Bose vigorously and successfully promoted the study of electricity in Germany, where it had never before been cultivated extensively. To this purpose he produced wonderful displays with his electrical machine, a German poem, a French tract [the present work], and several high-flown Latin commentarius. This mixture of literary polish and striking demonstration, this "writing sublimely of wonderful things," as a contemporary electrician put it, was Bose's great contribution, for he thereby indirectly brought about the central event in the early history of electricity, the discovery of the condenser (1745-1746). Musschenbroek began the experiments that culminated in the Leyden jar by repeating an impressive Bosean demonstration; and J. G. von Kleist very likely hit on his form of the condenser while attempting to ignite spirits by means of sparks, a recently successful experiment first urged by Bose" (DSB). <br/><br/> BERNHARD, J. P. Disputatio ... inauguralis de gravitate universali quam ... ex auctoritate Guilielmmi 'sGravesande ... The Hague: Luchtmann, 1723. Pp. [ii], 16, [2], with one folding engraved plate of diagrams.. 4to (218 x 164 mm), pp. [iv], 28, with two engraved plates. Bound with six other tracts (see above) in mid-eighteenth-century polished mottled calf, spine richly gilt with red lettering-piece, all edges red, front hinge cracked but ties still strong, lower capital with chipping. The Macclesfield copy with South Library bookplate on front pastedown and embossed stamp on first two leaves of the Mathur (Papin is bound fourth)

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        The Historie of the Civill Warres of France. Written in Italian. Translated Out of the Original.

      - London: R. Raworth, 1647 [and] Printed by Ruth Raworth, and sold by Thomas Heath, 1648. 2 vols. in one, as often, folio. (8),407,(1); (2),(409)-1478pp. With the license leaf after the title. Attractive engraved device on title. Old calf rather worn, backstrip richly gilt, red morocco label, upper hinge cracked but holding The first edition in English of the well respected history which first appeared in Venice in 1630. ESTC notes: ÒA translation of Historia delle guerre civili di Francia by Charles Cotterell and William Aylesbury.Ó ESTC R21290. Wing D 413. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De Imitatione Christi Libri IV. Ex Recensione Philippi Chifletii

      Ex officina Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti 1647 - Of the Imitation of Christ. 12mo. Full brown Moroccan leather binding. Gilt in 6 compartments. All edges gilt. Binding by Magnin. [24], 439, [14] p. Fine binding and cover. Engraved title. Clean, unmarked pages. Ships daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Epigrammatum: Editio postrema, correctissima, & posthumis quibusdam adaucta

      Amsterodami, Apud Lud. Elzevirium, A. 1647. 24mo, 101 x 57 mms., pp. 212, engraved frontispiece portrait of Owen, engraved title-page, no engraved tail-piece on page 204, last line on p. 212 reading "se exercuit, peritia omnibus se approbarit," dated 3 Jan. 1629 and signed by Daniel Heinsius, finely bound in contemporary maroon sheepskin, spine ornately gilt in compartments, gilt border on covers, with floral ornament in each corner, all edges gilt, marbled end-papers. A fine and attractive copy. The Latin poet John Owen (Joannes Audoenus, 1563/4&#150;1622?) studied at Winchester College, when he began to be noticed as a poet. He taught school for some years but commenced professional poet when he moved to London in the early 17th century, where his first three books of epigrams were printed in 1606. In all, he published ten books of epigrams, which were unusually popular and enthusiastically collected by the cognoscenti of the `7th century book world. This appears to be the fourth edition that the Elzevirs published with this date. Copinger, H .B. Elzevier Press 3449.

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        Prototypes, or, The Primary Precedent Presidents out of the Booke of Genesis. Shewing The Good and Bad things They did and Had. Practically applied to our Information and Reformationom

      Printed for I. C. and John Saywell; London. 1647 - Fair. Contemporaneous calf is well worn, with the upper board clinging from two bands. Calf to spine chipped and chipping. Blank leaves to rear are missing. Front endpapers and fly-leaf, very shabby and written on by a succession of contemporaneous hands. Portrait frontispiece has been excised. Lightly dust marked throughout. Pallid and thin dampstain to outermost fore-edge of preliminary leaves. The odd little ink mark etc; a well used copy but all text remains solid and clear. [26], 267pp, 182pp, [2], 36pp and [24]. [Wing 1589A ]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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