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        Chroniick van Hoorn, Daer in verhaelt werden des selven Stadts eerste begin, opcomen, en gedenckweerdige geschiedenissen, tot op den Jare 1630. Midtsgaders vele merckelijcke dingen, die staende den Trubbel, en soo voor, als na de selve, deur heel West-vrieslandt verloopen, en by ander Schrijvers overloopen, of immers naulijcx aengeroert zijn. Als mede een corte beschrijvinghe van den teghenwoordigen staet van de Stadt, des selven Ontwerp, en oock een kort verhael van de Geleerde Mannen, die sy uytgegeven heeft, midtsgaders de namen van de Regenten. Oversien, verbetert, en eensdeels op 't nieu beschreven. Derde Druck, versien met een bequaem Register. WAARBIJ: Westfrisia. In Nederduytsche Rijmen overgheset door Johan de Groot.

      Hoorn, Isaac Willemsz. 1648 - 2 werken in 1 band, (28) 399 (16), 35 p. Origineel overslaand Perkament, 4° (voorin wormgaatjes in de marge, het perkament is op de rug iets ingescheurd, met 1 dubbele gravure van de 2 gravures en 1 van de 4 portretten)

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        Den Geestelycken Alarm, Tot schrick der Godtloosen en troost der Vroomen: met een noodige Lesse, om Godt te soecken terwijl hy te vinden is. Achter aen volgen noch XXVIII Texten, dewelcke cortelyck werden geanaliseert, en met Paginen aengewesen hoe sy uyt het voorgaende Tractaet bequamelyck tot Predicatien konnen werden gebracht hier by gevoegt, ten dienste van alle nieuwelingen in het Heylige Predick Ampt. Achter de tweede Meditatie volgt noch tot een toe-gift, een verclaringe over den CXXIIII: Psalm, passende op den tegenwoordigen Vrede, tusschen desen Staet en den Koningh van Hispanien.

      Leeuwarden, Jan Jansen de Fries 1648 - (32) 563 (5, 80) p. Opnieuw gebonden half Perkament, 4°

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        Yorkshire. Ducatus Eboracensis Pars Orientalis; The Eastriding of Yorkeshire.

      Amsterdam: c 1648 - 37.8 x 50.2 cm. Original colour in outline and to cartouche and incidental illustrations. An attractive map of eastern Yorkshire, pretty title cartouche to lower left corner. Eight shields to upper right corner, six bearing family coats of arms, plus two left blank. An illustration of a ship to the sea. Manuscript number at upper margin. Blank on verso. Excellent condition with fine bright colouring. Koeman, Vol II, 5367:2.

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        Thet norreske herde skrå eller gårdzrätt/ hwaruthaff förnimmas kan/ huruledes rijket uthi fordom dagar warit ordnat.

      Och huruledes konungarna uthi theras tijdh hafwa hållit hoff/ sampt hwadh hwars hoffsinnares och andre undersåters kall och embete warit/ så månge som någhon beställning hafwa hafft. Aff danskan uthsatt på swensko. Sthlm, I. Meurer, 1648. Liten 8:o. (16),84,(3) s. Med ett träsnitt på titelsidan. Tagen ur band. Ganska solkig och fuktfläckig.. Collijn Sveriges bibliografi 1600-talet 856. Översatt av Jonas Bure. Med en tryckt dedikation från boktryckaren Ignatius Meurer till Svea hovrätt och dess president Pehr Brahe. Denne hade givit Meurer i uppdrag att trycka skriften. Innehåller även ett avtryck av Arvid Huitfeldts företal till den danska upplagan från 1594 av "Den norske hirdskraa"

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        Staffordshire. Staffordiensis Comitatus; Vulgo Staffordshire.

      Amsterdam: c 1648 - 40.9 x 49.8 cm. Original colour in outline and to cartouche and incidental illustrations. Attractive map of Staffordshire with title cartouche and distance scale to lower edge, both with vignette illustrations. Two coats of arms to upper corners. Manuscript number to upper margin. Blank on verso. Brown stain to upper left margin, though not affecting image. Horizontal crease towards right edge of sheet. Generally in good condition with good bright colouring. Koeman, Vol II, 5350:2.

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        Mona.

      Amsterdam: c 1648 - 38.1 x 29 cm. Original colour in outline and to cartouche and incidental illustrations. A handsome map of the Isle of Man, with a pretty title cartouche to lower right corner. The royal coat of arms to upper left corner shown with the English and Scottish flags. Illustrations of ships to the sea. Manuscript number at upper margin. Sometime laid down on thicker paper. Overall in very good condition, with bright colour. Koeman, Vol II, 5750:2.

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        Montgomeria Comitatus et Comitatus Mervinia.

      Amsterdam: c 1648 - 38 x 49.5 cm. Original colour in outline and to cartouche and incidental illustrations. A lovely map of the counties of Montgomery and Merioneth, with decorative vignettes to title cartouche and distance scale at lower edge. Three coats of arms to upper edge, these include the royal crest and the crest of Phillip Herbert, the Earl of Montgomery. Manuscript number at upper margin. Blank on verso. A lovely map with particularly bright colour. Koeman, Vol II, 5545:2.

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        Physiognomia humana libris IV distincta. Editio prima.

      P. Prost, Ph. Borde & L. Arnaud, Lyon 1648 - In-4 gr. (235x175 mm.), pp. (16), 320, (24). Segnatura: ã4; ê4; A-2V4. Frontespizio in rosso e nero, vignetta calcografica al frontespizio, capilettera istoriati e illustrazioni xilografiche nel testo. Legatura in piena pergamena coeva, titolo manoscritto al dorso. Ottimo esemplare. Non comune edizione originale di questo trattato di fisiologia e chiromanzia. L'autore (Avignone, 1585 - Rouen, 1667), gesuita, fu censore editoriale della Prevostura Generale di Roma e fondatore dell'Opera della Misericordia. Bibliografia: Backer-Sommervogel, V, 17/12.5. Krivatsy 8311. Thorndike VIII, 462. Bibl. Esoterica, 3249: "Ouvrage rare, que ne cite aucune bibliographie" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brasilianische Geschichte, anno 1659, Barlaeus Caspar

      Barlaeus Caspar, 1584-1648 - Barlaeus, Brasilianische Geschichte Brasilien. - Barlaeus, G. Brasilianische Geschichte, bey achtjähriger in selbigen Landen geführeter Regierung Seiner Fürstlichen Gnaden Herrn Johann Moritz, Fürstens zu Nassau. Erstlich in Latein beschrieben, und jetzo in Teutsche Sprach ubergesetzt. Kleve, T. Silberling, 1659. Kl. 8°, (15:10 cm). Mit Kupfertitel, gest. Porträt, gest. Widmungsbl., 3 doppelblattgr. Kupferkarten u. 4 (statt 5) doppelblattgr. Kupfertaf. 14 Bll. , 848 S., 10 Bll. Originaler Pergamenteinband d. Zt., Buchblock fest, stellenweise gering gebräunt. Provenienz: Breitenbauchsche Bibliothek, mit derem gestochenen Exlibris. Titel verso mit Bibliotheksstempel und dem darüber gestempelten "ULB Sachsen Anhalt Ausgeschieden" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le virgile travesty EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: chez Toussainct Quinet, 1648. Fine. chez Toussainct Quinet, à Paris 1648, In-4 (16x22cm), (12) 127pp., relié. - Original edition, rare, the fourth book of Virgil travesty, illustrated with a frontispiece title by FC and a figure, probably the same. Binding open vintage parchment. Smooth back mute. Dos browned. Folds. Lacks the tail. Item at 2/3 detached from its binding. Missing the first page of garde.Coin folded right down on the bulk of the book. Frayed edges of the first leaf. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, rare, du quatrième livre du Virgile travesty, illustrée d'un titre frontispice signé F. C. (François Chauveau) et d'une figure, sans doute du même. Ce frontispice est le même que celui des premières parties déjà éditées. Achevé d'imprimer du 20 mai 1649. L'édition sera achevée en 8 parties (la huitième semblant avoir été éditée de manière posthume après 1660) et se poursuivra jusqu'en 1653 pour l'édition originale de la dernière partie ; toutes ces parties seront éditées séparément. Les différentes parties sont difficiles à réunir. Reliure en plein parchemin d'époque. Dos lisse muet. Dos bruni. Pliures. Manques en queue. Ouvrage au 2/3 désolidarisé de sa reliure. Manque la première page de garde. Coin droit bas replié sur les 50 premiers feuillets. Bords des premiers feuillets effrangés. Cette parodie littéraire de L'Enéide de Virgile constitue le fleuron de la poésie burlesque baroque, mais le décès de l'auteur ne permit pas à l'oeuvre d'être achevée, et Scarron eut plusieurs continuateurs. Par ailleurs, et dès la publication du premier livre, Scarron lança sans le savoir une véritable vogue et ses imitateurs et suiveurs furent nombreux dans le domaine des lettres (Furetière, Du Fresnoy...)

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        Considerazioni con occasione d'alcuni luoghi delle vite d'Alcibiade, e di Coriolano.

      Heredi Dozza,, Bologna, 1648 - Due parti con autonomo frontespizio e numerazione di cm. 23, pp. (8) 98 (2); (8) 56. Primo frontespizio inquadrato da bella cornice architettonica. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena molle con titoli su etichetta al dorso. Esemplare fresco, genuino e marginoso, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Si tratta della rara edizione originale di quest'opera la cui seconda stampa apparve in formato minore lo stesso anno per i tipi del Monti. Cfr. Piantanida 401; Croce, Nuovi saggi sulla letteratura italiana del Seicento; Bozza, Scrittori politici italiani (n. 180). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THIRTY YEARS' WAR: An Important Signed Reconnaissance Letter Addressed to the Imperial Field Marshal Piccolomini from Colonel W. Fisch Dated 12th July 1648.]

      Gloz (Klodzko/Glatz) 1648 - Gloz (Klodzko/Glatz), 12th July 1648. Folio (32x21cm). Text, one page of a folio bifolium. Original fold marks and some mount residue on verso, but overall a very good letter. Colonel Fisch reports that Swedish General Wittenberg had amassed about 5,000 men and 20 cannons in the Principality of Liegnitz between Konradswalde and Schoenfeld and was marching forward. Wittenberg had passed Weisswasser and united with the troops of Major General Müller. According to statements made by prisoners of war, a further advance to Troppau was planned. This letter gives important information about troop movements immediately leading up to the final battle of the Thirty Years War at Prague (25 July - 1 November 1648). Ottavio Piccolomini (1599-1656) was an Italian nobleman whose military career included service as a Spanish general and then as a field marshal of the Holy Roman Empire (Wikipedia).

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        Das Ambt Tondern ohne Lundtofft Herde anno 1648

      Upper and lower margin replaced. Map shows Schleswig Holstein with the island Sylt and Foer, aprtly Denmark with the city of Tondern, original colored, Copper print, 42 x 58,5.

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        De Bello Belgico decas secunda. Ab initio Praefecturae Alexandri Farnesii Parmae Placentiaeque ducis III. an 1578 usque ad an 1590. Cum privilegiis.

      Antuerpiae, viduam et haeredes Ioan. Cnobbari, 1648,. in-8vo, titre + titre gravee (Leo Belgicus) + 6 ff. + 762 p. + 29 ff. (index), caronnage noir legerement frotte, dos a 5 nerfs avec piece de titre rouge.. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Angelic concert

      Antwerps J P Steeinweghe 1648 - Hollar, Wenzel (1607-1677). Engelconcert. "Engelconcert auf Wolken" und "Engelconcert auf der Erde". 2 orig. Kupferstiche von W. Hollar, bei J. P. Steeinweghe, 1648. Je. 12,5:20,5 cm.

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        De Annis Climactericis et Antiqua Astrologia Diatribae.

      Ex Officina Elzeviriorum,, Leiden 1648 - 64 leaves, 844pp., 10 leaves (including final blank). Stamp to title page verso "Ex bibliotheca Ilfeldensi", minor marks, offsetting to some pages of Preface, very good in full vellum with gilt tooling to both boards, author and title hand-written to spine, cloth ties have been lost or cut off. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Der Quacksalber" - Originale Radierung von.Adriaen van Ostade. In der Platte signiert: A..v. Ostade. Bildgröße: 14,6 x 12,0 cm, Blattgröße:16,0 x 13,2 cm.

      (1648).. . ** Qualitätvolle, feine Darstellung - oben abgerundet. Der Quacksalber bzw. Scharlatan verkauft Salben u. Arzneien - mit Bauer, Bäuerin u. Kindergruppen als Zuschauer. "Dies ist eines der schönsten und seltensten Blätter des Meisters" (Nagler, Nr. 43) - Adriaen von Ostade (1610 Haarlem - 1685), niederländ. Kupferstecher. - Thieme-B. 26, 74f. - Nagler 11, 508ff. - Hollst. 43. * Gutes, sauberes Blatt. Mit Rand. In der linken unteren Ecke blindgeprägter Sammlerstempel. In neuer schwarzer Holzleiste gerahmt. (SW: Alte Graphik - 17. Jahrhundert - Berufsdarstellung - Arzt - Mediziner - Arzneimittelverkäufer - Apotheker - Pharmazie)

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        Le ministre d'estat avec le veritable usage de la politique moderne

      S.l. [Leyde] , Amsterdam: S.n. [Elzevier] , Chez Antoine Michiels (Elzevier), 1648. Fine. S.n. [Elzevier] , Chez Antoine Michiels (Elzevier), S.l. [Leyde] , Amsterdam 1651, 3 tomes en 3 Vol. pet. in 12 (7,5x12,5cm), (16) 392pp. et 520pp. (7) et (12) 488pp. (9), relié. - Rare meeting of the three parts of the Minister of estat having appeared separately. The first part appeared for the first time in Paris, at the Toussaint Bray in 1631, the second and third, respectively, appeared in 1643 and 1651 by the same publisher and were subsequently reversed by Elsevier. Make the sphere on the title pages of the three volumes. Full blue morocco night late nineteenth signed Cuzin for the first two volumes, I hit the figure Mr. spine Jansenist nerves to date with tail. Inner lace, gilt edges. Caps with light rubbing. The third volume is long grain morocco 1830. spine smooth fillets with cold irons and rollers cold. Cold boards hit 2 wheels framing. Gilt edges. A thin stripe in the lower flat. The third volume is slightly larger and thicker than the first two, the paper is stronger, the Amsterdam Elzevier not imprinted in the same way. Beautiful examples (the first two copies are slightly darker back). Silhon Jean (1596-1667) was first secretary of Richelieu before moving State Councillor. Over entirely devoted to Richelieu, The Minister of State is a political reflection that provides a flattering portrait of the regime established by Richelieu. The three volumes contain numerous historical studies and an overall reflection on the power, alliances and diplomacy. Bayle "unquestionably one of the strongest and most judicious writers of his century." Bookplate 'liber libro' lion holding a crown for the first two volumes. Third volume: bookplate weapons of Georges Montandon. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Rare réunion des trois parties du Ministre d'estat ayant paru séparément. La première partie parut pour la première fois à Paris, chez Toussaint du Bray, en 1631, les seconde et troisième parurent respectivement en 1643 et 1651 chez le même éditeur et furent reprises ultérieurement par les Elzevier. Marque à la sphère sur les pages de titre des trois volumes. Reliure en plein maroquin bleu nuit fin XIXe signé Cuzin pour les deux premiers volumes, frappés au chiffre I M. Dos à nerfs janséniste avec date en queue. Dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées. Coiffes avec légers frottements. Le troisième volume est en maroquin à grains longs vers 1830. Dos lisse avec filets à froid, fers et roulettes à froid. Plats frappés à froid de 2 roulettes d'encadrement. Tranches dorées. Une mince rayure au plat inférieur. Le troisième volume est légèrement plus grand et plus épais que les deux premiers, son papier est plus fort, les Elzevier d'Amsterdam n'imprimaient pas de la même façon. Très beaux exemplaires (les deux premiers exemplaires ont le dos légèrement plus foncés). Jean Silhon (1596-1667) fut tout d'abord secrétaire de Richelieu avant de passer Conseiller d'Etat. Tout entier dévoué à Richelieu, Le ministre d'état est une réflexion politique qui dresse un portrait flatteur du régime mis en place par Richelieu. Les trois tomes contiennent de nombreuses études historiques et une réflexion d'ensemble sur le pouvoir, les alliances et la diplomatie. Bayle « sans contredit l'un des plus solides et des plus judicieux auteurs de son siècle ». Ex libris 'liber libro' lion tenant un écu pour les deux premiers volumes. Troisième volume : ex libris aux armes de Georges Montandon.

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        Sylva sylvarum, sive historia naturalis, in decem centurias distributa

      Lug. Batavor.: Apud Franciscum Hackium 12mo (12.9 cm, 5.1"). Add. engr. t.-p., [34], 612, [48], 87, [1] pp.. 1648 Compendium of scientific (and also quaintly "traditional") knowledge: This wide-ranging gathering of interesting observations in natural history was first published posthumously by the author's chaplain and secretary, Dr. Rawley, in 1626, and appears here translated into Latin by Jacob Gruterus. The present edition was, as Willems puts it, "exécutée" at Leyden by Hackius for Elzevier; some examples bear Elzevier's imprint and some Hackius's. The Novus Atlas accompanies the title work, with both having prefaces by Rawley. Provenance: Front pastedown with armorial bookplate of Alexander Oswald Brodie (not, please note, the American officer and governor of Arizona Territory); title-page with Brodie's inked inscription, dated 1839, Dresden. Contemporary vellum with yapp edges, spine with early inked title; spine lettering rubbed, back cover darkened. Both pastedowns lifted, front pastedown with bookplate beneath; free endpapers lacking. Title-page with inscription as above; pages with a very few small scattered spots, almost entirely clean. A handsome copy.

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        Allocutiones gymnasticae

      Balleonium 1648 GUINIGGI, Vincenzo. Allocutiones gymnasticae. Venetiis, apud Balleonium, 1648. In - 16° antico, (mm. 115 x 75) piena pelle coeva, dorso e piani profusamente decorati in oro. (16), 424, (8) pp., e ff. bianchi. Frontespizio allegorico inciso in rame. Il Guiniggi di Lucca, entrò nella compagnia di Gesù nel 1601, insegnò retorica al Collegio romano, e fu destinato a continuare la storia della Compagnia dopo il P. Sacchini. Morì a Roma nel 1653. Sommervogel, III, 1941.

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        WELTKARTE. "Nova totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica tabula auct. Guiljelmo Blaeuw".

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich von Josua van den Ende bei Joan Blaeu, 1648, 40,5 x 54 cm. Bagrow/Skelton, Farbtafel S. 222 und auf dem Umschlag. - Die Weltkarte, nach Mercators Projektion, ist umgeben von 4 Bildleisten. Links Allegorien der Elemente, rechts der Jahreszeiten. Am oberen Rand Allegorien auf die Sonne, den Mond und fünf Planeten, am unteren Rand Darstellungen der sieben Weltwunder. - Winziger, geschlossener Wurmgang in der Mitte, wenig gebräunt, aufgezogen. Mit schmalem Rändchen. Gerahmt. - Sehr dekorative und seltene Karte in schönem Altkolorit. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Nova totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica tabula auct. Guiljelmo Blaeuw".

      . Altkolorierter Kupferstich von Josua van den Ende bei Joan Blaeu, 1648, 40,5 x 54 cm.. Bagrow/Skelton, Farbtafel S. 222 und auf dem Umschlag. - Die Weltkarte, nach Mercators Projektion, ist umgeben von 4 Bildleisten. Links Allegorien der Elemente, rechts der Jahreszeiten. Am oberen Rand Allegorien auf die Sonne, den Mond und fünf Planeten, am unteren Rand Darstellungen der sieben Weltwunder. - Winziger, geschlossener Wurmgang in der Mitte, wenig gebräunt, aufgezogen. Mit schmalem Rändchen. Gerahmt. - Sehr dekorative und seltene Karte in schönem Altkolorit.

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        Lux evangelica sub velum sacrorum emblematum recondita in anni dominicas EDITION ORIGINALE

      Antverpiae (Anvers): Apud Viduam et Haeredes Ioannis Cnobbari (Cnobbaert), 1648. Fine. Apud Viduam et Haeredes Ioannis Cnobbari (Cnobbaert), Antverpiae (Anvers) 1648, In-4 (18x25cm), relié. - First Edition - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, rare, illustrée d'un titre-frontispice par Snyders et de 52 emblèmes à mi-page par jacob Van Meurs sur cuivre dans des cartouches circulaires de formes variées. Impression sur deux colonnes. Bunet ne cite que l'édition de 1655-1659 en 4 volumes in-12 à Cologne, et une autre en 1656 en 2 Vol. in-folio également à Cologne. L'édition sera par ailleurs maintes fois réimprimées, souvent dans des formats réduits. Reliure en plein vélin souple d'époque à rabats. Dos lisse. Titre à la plume. Traces de lacets. Première page de garde en partie décollée du plat. Taches brunes sur le second plat. Une déchirure angulaire et 2 taches p.131. Une mouillure angulaire sur 4 feuillets à partir de la p. 209? Mouillures sur les P. 272 - 273. Ensemble du papier plutôt frais. Bon exemplaire. Chargés de symboles et d'allégories, les emblèmes sont précédés d'une devise tirée de l'Évangile et suivis de vers tirés des poètes anciens (beaucoup d'Homère et Ovide) puis d'un long commentaire par l'auteur, lequel fut recteur des collèges jésuites d'Audernarde, Cassel et Bruges. L'ouvrage suit une chronologie dominicale d'après le calendrier chrétien, le premier dimanche après l'Avent, le second dimanche, le premier dimanche après la Résurrection...  

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        Biblia, Dat is, de gantsche H. Schrifture vervattende alle de Boecken des Ouden ende Nieuwen Testaments.

      Amsterdam: Gedruckt by Rieuwert Dircksz van Baardt 1648 - "The Visscher Bible." Dutch Lutheran Bible with Maps. Folio. Size of binding: 9 ½ in. x 16 in; size of pages: 9 in. x 14 ¾ in. [18], 278, 112, 70, 132 leaves. With engraved pictorial title page, indices, engraved tail piece with the 1648 date. Frontispiece is an engraving of Martin Luther; also an engraving of Adolphus Visscher is mounted to the reverse of the title page. Contemporary full leather binding over oak boards. Blind-stamped with designs. Corners and clasp-holders in thick brass. Seven hand-colored, double-paged maps, one of which is the Stellatum Planisphaerium (Planisphere)by Ludovico (Louis) Vlasblom; this map of the solar system is the original state (Later states included the name Johannes van Keulen). The other six (maps or views of cities) are by members of the Visscher family, with the engravings done by various artists. (The Visscher maps are: [1] Orbis terrarum tabula recens emendada (The World) [2] Die gelegentheyt van 't paradys ende 't landt Canaan, mitsgaders de eerst bewoonde landen per patriarchen. (Paradise) [3] Perigrinatie oste veertichiarige reyse der kinderen Israëls. (The Perigrinations) [4] De heylige en wytvermaerde stad Ierusalem eerst genaemt Salem. (Jerusalem) [5] Hey beloofde landt Canaan door wandelt van onsen Salichmaecker Iesu Christo, nessens syne apostelen. (The Promised Land Canaan) [6] Geographische beschryvinghe van de wandeling der apostelen ende de reysen Pauli. (The Travels of St. Paul). Some details of these maps are fascinating: e.g., on the world map, the northwest coast of North America is greatly exaggerated, and California is shown as a peninsula. The Visscher maps and the Planisphere are all delicately and contemporaraneously hand-colored, with some details highlighted in gold. Woodcut tailpieces; large and small decorative and initials. Printed title pages for the Prophets and New Testament. Bookseller's catalog entry pasted to inner front cover. Birth notation in ink on front paste-down with a date in 1712. Spine and spine ends show some typical wear. The Planisphere shows a small split to the center of the lower edge where it is attached. This is the famous Bible which became standard for Dutch Lutherans. Very few existing copies still have the hand-colored maps. Some light damp staining to the upper margins of some pages, not affecting the maps. Dutch text. Weight: 11 ½ lbs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The REGALL APOLOGY: or, The declaration of the Commons, Feb. 11. 1647. Canvassed.  Wherein Every Objection, and their whole Charge against His Majesty is cleared, and for the most part, retorted.

      [London]: Printed in the yeare, 1648. [2], 92, [2 (blank)] pp. Bate, "physician and author, was born in Maids Moreton, Buckinghamshire, in 1608, the son of John Bate of Burton. On 20 February 1624, aged fifteen, he matriculated at New College, Oxford, where he was one of the college clerks. Migrating to Queen's College and then to St Edmund's, Bate graduated BA in 1626 and MA and BA in 1629, the latter giving him licence to practise around Oxford, and DM in 1637. Early observers may have labelled him a puritan, but when Charles I established the court in Oxford Bate became a member of the royal party, and was made physician to the king. Settling in London by 1639 Bate became a fellow of the College of Physicians in 1640 and served as censor in 1645, 1646, and 1648, and was named an elect in 1657. In 1656 he was part of the board of physicians which recommended the establishment of college of physicians in Edinburgh. However, Bate is best known for his published defence of Charles I in his confrontation with parliament. The Regall Apology, or, The Declaration of the Commons, written in English, was first published in Paris and London in 1648" [ODNB] and is here offered in the first edition. Bound with 2 other Royalist publications from 1648; Filmer's GRAND INQUEST [TavBooks ID #39974] & Claredon's ANSWER [TavBooks ID #39997]. Price is for the one volume containing all 3 titles. T.p. with period inked annotation quoting a Roman Tribune regarding 'force of armes'. Slight bow to boards. Front joint starting at top 1-1/2". Spine gilt flaking to a small degree. A VG copy.

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        The FREE-HOLDERS GRAND INQUEST, Touching Our Sovereign Lord the King and His Parliament.

      [London]: Printed in the three and twentiety year of the Raign of our Soveraign Lord King Charles, [1648]. [8], 64 pp. Freeholder "is the prime source for Filmer's constitutional doctrines and is of great interest as a statement of Royalist absolutism. ... The contents of this tract are of interest to the constitutional historian for two reasons. First, it illustrates the great importance of the work of scholars of the period to the constitutional controversies. Secondly, it shows that Royalist absolutism was worked out in detail before the Civil War ...." [Laslett. PATRIARCHA, p. 128]. While amply represented in institutional holdings, this work now quite rare in the trade, with ABPC showing no copies of this first edition having come to auction in the last 30 years. Bound with 2 other Royalist publications from 1648; Clarendon's ANSWER [TavBooks ID #39997] & Bate's ROYALL APOLOGY [TavBooks ID #39998]. Price is for the one volume containing all 3 titles. Slight bow to boards. Front joint starting at top 1-1/2". Spine gilt flaking to a small degree. A VG copy.

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        Perugia augusta.

      appresso gli Eredi di Pietro Tomassi, & Sebastiano Zecchini, in Perugia 1648 - Legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida con nervi e titolo impresso in oro su tassello dipinto al ds. Tagli colorati a spruzzo. Alcune carte con lievi bruniture ma esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione. Edizione originale. Lozzi (3454): Raro . Ranghiasci, p. 138. 4to (cm. 21,2), 8 cc.nn., 384(4) pp. Stemma del dedicatario inciso su rame al frontis. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Seeschlacht vor der Küste von Dover in der Straße von Dover i.J. 1639 ('Wahre Abbildung der Mächtigen Seeschlacht, so sich zwischen den Hispanischen und Holländischen Schiffarmata in den Duynen den 21 Octobris 1639. zú getragen, darinen die Holländer under dem AdmiralMartin Harperstromp die Victori erhalten.').

      - Kupferstich von 2 Platten gedruckt aus Merians Theatrum Europaeum, 1648, 21 x 65 Zeigt die Seeschlacht in den Dows ('Duns') am 21. Oktober 1639 unter Admiral Martin Harpertzoon Tromp (Maarten Tromp): Die spanische Atlantikflotte mit 70 Schiffen läuft in den Kanal und ankert nach einem Gefecht mit 20 niederländischen Schiffen vor der englischen Küste in den Downs. Die Engländer, zu diesem Zeitpunkt neutral, senden eine Flotte zur Überwachung. Die Niederländer greifen die vor Ankerliegende spanische Flotte mit 100, aber durchweg kleineren, Schiffen an. Die spanische Flotte wird völlig überrascht und fast völlig vernichtet. Die Engländer greifen nicht ein und überlassen das Schlachtfeld den Niederländern. Die spanische Seemacht war jetzt entgültig zerbrochen. - Im Hintergund der Seeschlacht Ansicht der englischen Küste von Dover bis Margate. - Am oberen Vedutenrand Titel; unter der Ansicht Legende von A - W. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Eikon Basilike. the Pourtraicture of His Sacred Maiestie in His Solitudes and Sufferings

      [London], 1648. FIRST EDITION SECOND ISSUE. 1 volume, octavo, (ii)(iv)269pp, with the errata slip (apparently from the 3rd issue), 17th century double page engraved plate depicting the King receiving the vision (not called for by Almack) bound in before title-page. Bound in somewhat recent 1/4 brown speckled calf, gilt lettered leather spine label. Almack 2.

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        Le Virgile travesty en vers burlesques

      Including joint issue after the first seven books, published in succession from 1648 to 1653, the first edition of the eighth book. Since most of the time our copy has only seven pounds. It is decorated with a frontispiece engraved intaglio, unsigned.Binding nineteenth, signed Trautz-Bauzonnet, full red morocco. Back with five nerves ornate. Triple net gold bezel of the boards. Large gold lace framing of contreplats. All edges gilt.  chez Guillaume de Luyne Paris 1659 in-12 (8x14cm) (20) 91pp. (4) 96pp. (4) 76pp. (8) 96pp. (1f. bc) (6) 98pp. (8) 96pp. (10) 80pp. 7 parties reliées en un volume

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        The drunken Alcibiades interrupting the Symposium(") Bez. in Französisch: Les sept sages de la Grece discourant a fable.

      1648.. Radierung und Kupferstich auf Bütten 26,4x38,6 cm (Bl./ Pl.-Rd.), Kü.-Name, Bezeichnung u. Jahr i.d. Platte. Inet / Wikipedia // Th.-Becker // vergleiche: Bellini 38 / Cropper 114 // Lucca 1611-1650 Rom. -Das Blatt bis a.d. Plattenrand beschnitten, mit zarten vertikalen Farblinien und mittig vom Tischbein nach links unten verlaufend, eine (bis ca. 8 mm) breite, etwas dunkelfleckige Unsauberkeit, endend vor dem hellen Boden und von dort bis zur Schrift helle Radierstellen; eine weitere helle Radierstelle im linken Blatteck. Der Druck in der rechten Bildhälfte leicht blass, linke Bildseite kräftiger im Druck. -Im PP montiert! Anm. zur Rechnungstellung: Die Buchpreise beinhalten die reduzierte MwSt von 7 %, diese wird gesondert ausgewiesen // Rechnungen für Kunstgegenstände wie Grafiken, Gemälde weisen gem. § 25a Abs.3 Satz 1 UStG (Differenzbesteuerung) bzw. § 25a Abs.3 Satz 2 UStG (Margenbesteuerung) keine MwSt aus (brutto = netto).

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        MANIERE UNIVERSELLE DE MR. DESARGUES, POUR PRATIQUER LA PERSPECTIVE PAR PETIT-PIED, COMME LE GEOMETRAL. ENSEMBLE LE PLACES ET PROPORTIONS DES FORTES & FOIBLES TOUCHES, TEINTES, OU COULEURS

      Paris: Pierre Des-Hayes, 1648. [xviii], 342 pages of text. Defective copy, lacking five plates, the frontis, and a final engraved table. Attractive early-to-mid-18th century leather binding with moderate wear to the hinges, spine extremities, and corners. Raised bands, gilt tooling and lettering on spine. Decorative marbled endpapers and blank endsheets supplied at time of binding. Present is the full-page engraved portrait of Michel Larcher, engraved armorial dedication to Larcher, and the engraved title page following page 58. A complete copy has the plate numbers 151 and 156 used twice, totalling 158 plates showing plans and designs of perspective, of which 153 only are present in this copy. Lacks plate numbers 110, 151 (both), 154, and 155. However, early hand-drawn facsimiles of plates 151 (one of two) and 155 are supplied and bound-in, leaving three images unrepresented. The majority of the plates are double-sided. Plate 156 is in less than good condition, with heavy staining and soiling. Engraved title page is repaired with early conservator's tape, with no loss. Pages 168 through 193 are bound out of order. Several leaves are affected by damp staining and minor rippling; approximately 15 front and 30 rear. The title page and several adjacent leaves as well as a few at the rear of the text are heavily stained. Some of the staining appears to originate from washed-out markings -- notations to which an attempt at removal were made -- that are in blank areas (mainly in the front and rear pages, but also in the blank areas in the introduction). Includes Desargues New Theory at the end, with demonstrations. Protected in a modern (circa 1950) slipcase, decorated with marbled endpaper, the seams of which are detached at the top edge. Desargues (1593-1661) was a French mathemetician, and a founder of modern Geometry. With Pascal, he introduced the method of perspective; treated conic sections as projections of circles, formulated the so-called Arguesian transformation; developed the theory of involution and of transversals; defined parallels as lines that intersect at infinity. Measures 6-5/8" tall by 4-1/2" wide; printed on thick paper, with ample margins. 20th century bookplate of Paul and Verner Mac Alister on front pastedown, and a neatly handwritten identification on the 2nd front endpaper. On the same leaf is a contemporary name or marking. French, France, Fortifications, Conics, Cartography, Projective and Descriptive Geometry. Early editions of Desargues works are quite uncommon.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good- condition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

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        WÜRZBURG: Festung Marienburg mit Blick auf die Stadt

      . um 1648, Kupferstich, 22x33 cm.

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        DELLA NATURA DELL'UMIDO E DEL SECCO. Lettera all'Illustrissimo Sig. Francesco Redi.

      Prima edizione. Cm.23,5x17. Pg.220. Legatura coeva in piena pelle bruna. Tassello con titoli e fregi in oro al dorso a quattro nervature. Tagli spruzzati. Fuori testo un ritratto del Redi inciso da Adrianus Halluech da un dipinto di Justus Supterman. In fine due tavole incise, contenenti dieci figure a soggetto scientifico. Buon esemplare, ad ampi margini. Edizione originale in cui il Del Papa (Empoli, 1648 - 1735), già allievo del Redi, protomedico alla corte medicea e docente di Medicina Pratica all'Università di Pisa, confuta l'opera di Daniello Bartoli (Ferrara, 1608 - 1685) "Del ghiaccio e della coagulazione", trattando argomenti medici, naturalistici e anche alchemici. Esemplare di notevole rarità in quanto corredato dal ritratto del Redi, opera di Halluech.

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        DUDLEY TRADESMEN'S TOKENS

      of the Seventeenth, Eighteenth & Nineteenth Centuries; With Descriptive and Historical Notes of Issuers, etc., The Origin & History of the Token Coinage of Great Britain. Being a full and concise account of the Token Coinage of Dudley Tradesmen from its inception in 1648 to its decline in 1818. To which is added a record of the Tokens issued at Worcester in 1811 by the Directors of the House of Industry, for use in the City and County, together with those issued by the authority of the Bank of England for general use; also notes upon the Counter - marked Spanish Dollars, etc. Part II: History of Dudley Banks, Bankers and Bank Notes, from the earliest to the present times. First edition 1905, EDITION LIMITED TO 120 NUMBERED COPIES ONLY, 4to, 250 x 185 mm, 10" x 7.25", illustrated throughout, 202 pages including index, printed one side only, original publisher's cloth, bevelled boards, gilt coat of arms and lettering to upper cover, gilt decoration and lettering to spine, top edge gilt. Head of spine and corners very slightly rubbed, pencil name and date of 1905 inside upper cover, free endpapers slightly browned, contents very nice, binding tight and firm, no loose pages. An excellent bright copy of a very scarce numismatic book. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Rime di diversi ecc. Autori, in vita, e in morte dell'Ill. S. Livia Col.

      In 8vo (cm 15); pergamena rigida del Settecento con tassello e titolo in oro al dorso, tagli azzurri; cc. (4), 137 [i.e. 136], (6). Con il ritratto di Livia Colonna inciso in legno sul frontespizio, al verso della carta 77 e sull'ultima carta. Capilettera figurati. Carattere corsivo. Sul titolo firma di appartenenza del recanatese G.F. Grifonelli, autore della tragicommedia Gl'infelici amori (1648) (cfr. C. Benedettucci, Biblioteca recanatese, Recanati, 1884, p. 32). Ottima copia su carta forte.EDIZIONE ORIGINALE, dedicata dall'editore Francesco Cristiani al cardinale di Ferrara, di questa raccolta di rime di vari autori in memoria di Livia Colonna (1522 - 1554), figlia di Marcantonio Colonna, la quale, contro il volere del cugino Ascanio, fu rapita e data in sposa a Marzio Colonna e successivamente, il 21 gennaio 1554, per questioni di interesse fu spietatamente assassinata dal genero Pompeo Colonna, che con rapido processo fu condannato a morte e scomunicato, ma senza che la condanna venisse mai eseguita (cfr. G.L. Masetti Zannini, Livia Colonna, in: "Studi offerti a G. Incisa della Rocchetta", Roma, 1973, pp. 314 - 321). «In 1539, during the papacy of Paul III, Livia was abducted by her cousin, Marzio Colonna of the Zagarola branch, who hopes to use rape as a means to marriage and a fine dowry. However Ascanio refused to dower his niece because of his feud with the Zagarola Colonna, and this decision trapped the young Livia in a forced marriage with no wealth of her own to give her leverage. She had been left a widow at twenty - four by the premature death of Marzio. Around 1549 Livia attracted the attention of Cardinal Alessandro Farnese (1520 - 1589). In a letter to Francesco Maria Molza, Annibal Caro described Fausta Mancini, the wife of the banker Paolo Attavanti, and her rival Livia Colonna, as 'the two betrayers' adding that they 'are well aware that they are considered to be the most beautiful women in Rome, and each of them, as you know, has her faction of lovers, admirers and fans'. The Cardinal lost his head over her, but still did not fail to observe convention. Seeking to disguise his passion behind a familiar Petrarchan mask, he mobilised all the poets in his service - this to the dismay of his favourite, Giovanni della Casa, who nostalgically recalled in a letter to Gandolfo Porrino (one of the author's included in the anthology), his patron's earlier taste for courtesans, when he could fix everything with the gift of a rosary, instead of wracking his brain to conceal a compromising affair under the veil of appropriate verse. The four sonnets which Alessandro eventually produced were evidently appreciated by Della Casa. The Cardinal even allowed them to be published in the present anthology without any reference to his own person. By this time his passion was long spent, and Livia herself was dead, having fallen victim in 1554 to the knives of assassins hired by her own father - in - law, Pompeo Colonna» (D. Robin, Publishing women: Salons, the Presses, and the Counter - Reformation in Sixteenth Century Italy, Chicago, IL, 2007, pp. 108, 298, nr. 20). «Alla pura letteratura Dionigi sarebbe ricorso di nuovo a ridosso del suo trasferimento, facendo tesoro di esperienze pregresse, singolarmente vicine a quella che è oggetto di questo note [Rime di diversi nobilissimi et eccellentissimi autori, in morte della Signora Irene delle Signore di Spilimbergo (Venezia, 1561)]. Entro questa cornice si dovranno collocare appunto alcuni importanti antesignani della raccolta per Irene. La prima appare in Roma nel 1555 col titolo di Rime di diversi ecc. autori in vita e in morte dell'Illustr. Sig. Livia Colonna, esperienza di ambito romano, modellata sulla divisione petrarchesca in due sezioni "in vita e in morte", e più in generale su un canone metrico e poetico che mi pare di stretta osservana bembiana (A. Corsaro, Dionigi Atanagi e la silloge per Irene di Spilimbergo. (Intorno alla formazione del giovane Tasso), in: "Italica", vol. 75, nr. 1, primavera, 1998, pp. 43). La raccolta comprende componimenti (sonetti, canzoni ed un'elegia in endecasillabi sciolti) di G. della Casa, A. Caro, G. Porrino, B. Cappello, G. Marmitta, D. Atanagi, G. Goselini, dello stesso F. Cristiani e molti altri. Il Cristiani fu poeta ed editore a Roma, dove si servì della tipografia di Antonio Barré. Edit16, CNCE30786. Adams, C - 2415. \

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        Gabriel | Furttenbachs | Med : Doct | Oberländische | Fammer | und Straff | Chronic. | oder | historische Be | schriebung : darinnen die jenige Denckwürdige mehrentheils | Kriegs-Sachen, so sich von Anno 1618 biß zu End | deß Frieden-Schlusses und völliger Abführung der | Völcker zu Leitkirch. u.a. benachbarten Orthen begeben . | durch Gabriel Furtenbach. [Lamentations de lOberland et chronique des châtiments ou historique de ce qui sest passé pendant la guerre entre 1618 et 1648].

      Johann Hübschlin, Martin Wagner, - . suivi de Waldenser Chronick | von den Verfolgungen so die | Waldenser ; Albigenser ; Picarder und | Hussiten ; u. Fünffthalb hundert Jahr lang | durch gans Europam ; uber dem H. Evangelio | haben außgestanden. | Mercflicher lehren und Historien hal | ben ; wol zu lefen. | Jetzt erst in Teutsch gebracht. | Durch | Johann Jacob Grassern. [Persécutions des sectes Waldenser, Ubigenser, Picarder et Hussiten. Pendant 50 ans, ces sectes ont résisté à lÉglise catholique à travers toute lEurope. Règles et histoire de ces sectes traduites pour la première fois en allemand par Johann Jacob Grasser (1579-1627)] in-16 de 6 fnch.-30 p.-178 p.-1 fnch. (errata)-1 f. blanc pour Oberlandische Fammer und Straff Chronic, page de titre gravée à leau-forte par Georg Andreas Wolfgang (1631-1716) à 4 caissons allégoriques sur la guerre légendés (dont celui en pied avec la Mort en squelette maniant sa faux au milieu de personnages et légendé apporte la mort), deuxième page de titre en typographie où le nom de lauteur est repris dans son orthographe habituelle Furtenbach et de 7 fnch.-206 p.-1 fnch., erreurs de pagination (sauts de la p. 53 à la p. 60 et de la p. 156 à la p. 167) sans que rien ne manque au texte pour Waldenfer Chronics, vignette allégorique gravée sur bois en page de titre (Apocalypse), plein vélin muet de lépoque, mqs au dos, coins émoussés, ex. rogné court en tête (sans atteinte au texte), papier légèrement bruni, mention manuscrite de lépoque à lencre sur la deuxième page de titre (C : L : G : Von Winckler), [exemplaire collationné]. [guerre de 30 ans - Suisse - Alsace - allemand], [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        De Annis Climactericis et Antiqua Astrologia Diatribae

      Elzevir, Lugduni Batavorum (Leyde) 1648 - In-8 (160 x 104 mm), (64) ff - 844 pp - (9)ff, veau fauve lisse, dos à quatre nerfs ornés de pointillés et de caissons de filets avec petits fleurons d'angle, pièce de maroquin rouge, double filet entourant les plats, dentelle sur les coupes et intérieure, tranches marbrées (reliure fin 19e). Edition originale, ornée d'une vignette de titre et quelques bois et tableaux dans le texte. Bel exemplaire (malgré quelques défauts, charnières frottées, frottements sur les coiffes et le dos, coins usés, quelques rares rousseurs). // Octavo (160 x 104 mm), (64) ff - 844 pp - (9) ff, fawn calf, spine with four raised bands tooled with gilt dots and fillets borders with little flowerets on corners, double fillet border on covers, dentelle on turns-in and inside, marbled edges (end-of-19th-cent. binding). First edition, illustrated with a vignette title and some woodcuts and tables in the text. Nice copy (despite some defects, hinges rubbed, rubbings on top and bottom of edges, corners used, some rare spots).

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        Ortus medicinae. Id est, initia physicae inaudita. / Opuscula medica inaudita. Editio secunda.

      Elzevir, Amsterdam 1648 - Ortus medicinae. Id est, initia physicae inaudita. Progressus medicinae novus, in morborum ultionem, ad vitam longam. Edente authoris filio, F. M. van Helmont. Amsterdam: Elzevir, 1648. [36], 1-88, 87-158, 161-176, 175-382, 373-452, 457-800 pp. With engraved portraits of Helmont and his son on *4v and some woodcuts in text, frequent mispaginations. Bound with: [same author]. Opuscula medica inaudita. Editio secunda. Three parts in one. Amsterdam: Elzevir, 1648. Two works in one volume. 4to (192x152 mm). [1-2] 3-115 [1]; [2], [6], 110, [2]; [1-3] 4-88 pp., general title- and separate title-leaves for each part, De Febribus misbound at beginning, with the blank leaf before De Peste. Contemporary full vellum with spined titled in manuscript (soiled). Slightly browned, minor spotting, occasional light marginal dampstains and a few ink spots, some ink annotations and markings in contemporary hand. Provenace: F. Pape, Heidelberg (inscription to title-page, dated 1827); Becker (cancelled inscription to first flyleaf), elligible inscription dated 1807 to front pastedown. Fine copy in original binding, collated complete. ---- PMM 135; Norman 1048; NLM/Krivatsy 5447; Heirs of Hippocrates 254; Osler 2929, Waller 4307; Wellcome III, 241; Hirsch-H. III,153; Willems 1066; Garrison-Morton 665 - FIRST COLLECTED EDITION; second edition of Opuscula medica inaudita. "Helmont was one of the founders of biochemistry. He was the first to realize the physiological importance of ferments and gases, and indeed invented the word 'gas'. He introduced the gravimetric idea in the analysis of urine. The above work is a collection of his writings, issued by his son" (Garrison-Morton). "Helmont devoted his life to exploring the first principles of nature through chemistry. He is best remembered as the discoverer of gas, a term he coined to describe the 'specific smokes' that remain after the combustion of solids and fluids; among the gases he identified were carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, chlorine gas and sulphur dioxide. He denied that metals dissolved in acid were either destroyed or transmuted, stating that such metals were recoverable in their original quantities, and correctly identifying the process of precipitation. Like Paracelsus, he rejected traditional humoral pathology and advocated an ontological concept of disease, regarding each disease as a specific entity caused by a specific pathogenic agent. He demonstrated that acid is the agent in animal digestion and came near to identifying it as hydrochloric acid; he also identified the causes of asthma and correctly described fever as a part of the body's natural healing process. Though separately paginated 'Opuscula medica inaudita' is considered a part of the whole volume, as indicated by the 'Index tractatum' on 5*5 - 5*6. Originally published as a separate work in 1644, 'Opuscula medica inaudita' contains reprints of Helmont's treatises on the stone, on fevers, on the errors of humoral pathology, and on the plague" (Norman 1048). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Holy Bible. Cambridge: Roger Daniel. BOUND WITH: Book of Common Prayer. London: Assigns of John Bill and Christopher Barker, 1682. BOUND WITH: Book of Psalms. Cambridge: Daniel, 1648

      London and Cambridge: Daniel + Barker + Daniel, 1648-1682. Very Good. Large 18mo. Very attractive contemporary calf, gilt, spine in compartments, covers with floral border, within which rich decoration comprising various floral and foliage tools, all edges gilt. Top compartment of spine somewhat worn (affecting part of gilt decoration), trifle wear to binding extremities; top edge of first endleaf torn away, 1" of lower corner of A2 torn affecting text. Normal age-toning to text but overall in very good antiquarian condition, suitable for exhibition and study. COLLATION: I: A16 [para]2 B-D18 E12. II: A-Y18 Z6 Aa2 (A1 = engraved title). III: A-B18. COMPLETE. FINE CONTEMPORARY DUTCH BINDING BY THE AMSTERDAM "QUATREFOIL BINDERY." -- This is a highly curious 17th-century Dutch binding of a rare type: for obvious reasons, these texts would have been used only by a member of the Anglican church. According to Jan Storm van Leeuwen (private communication), the present binding belongs to the Amsterdam Quatrefoil Bindery ("Vierpasbinderij"), active from 1675-1725 (see van Leeuwen Vol. I, pp. 199-217). The present binding was certainly executed very near the date of publication 1682. Fine examples of 17th-century English Prayer books in elaborately decorated Dutch bindings are very uncommon. The British Library possesses two fine Dutch bindings on English imprints -- neither are sacred texts -- namely: Thomas Herbert, Numismata antiqua (London, 1746) bound by the Van Damme Bindery (BL 138B10) and Gabriele Faerno, Fabulae centum (London, 1743) bound by the Double Drawer Handle Tools Bindery (BL 141C11). COLLATIONS: Ad 1 (Book of Common Prayer): A16 [para]2 B-D18 E12 = 80 ff. NOT IN ESTC: the distinctive collation and imprint is simply not recorded therein. Ad 2 (Bible): A-Y18 Z6 Aa2 = 808 pp. Darlow & Moule 615. Ad 3 (Book of Psalms): A-B18 = 36 ff. ESTC R35754. LITERATURE: Storm van Leeuwen, Dutch decorated bookbinding in the eighteenth century, vol. I, pp. 199-217.

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        Eikon Basilike

      1648. CHARLES I. Eikon Basilike. The Pourtraicture of His Sacred Majestie in His Solitudes and Suffering. Engraved Frontispiece. [8], 270 pp. 12mo., bound in early nineteenth-century calf. [London: Royston], 1648 (1649). |~||~||~||~||~| First issue of the third edition, and the last published by Royston towards the middle of March, less than two month's after the King's execution. First published in 1649, at the time of Charles I's execution, the Eikon Basilike soon became one of the most widely read works of royalist propaganda from the English Civil War with thirty five editions printed by year end. In the same year Milton, as Latin Secretary to Cromwell, published Eikonoklastes, refuting the Eikon Basilike paragraph by paragraph and criticizing public support of the work. Regarding doubts of Charles' authorship, which arose very soon after publication, Francis Madan has suggested that the work was probably composed by the King in stages, beginning in 1642, with the assistance of Dr. Gauden an Exeter Clergyman. Spine and hinges professionally restored, marginal stain to bottom of last three leafs, still a fine crisp copy. Knachel, Introduction to Eikon Basilike, p. xv. Drabble, Oxford Companion to English Literature, p. 309.

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        De Modo Usurarum Liber.

      1648 - A Scarce Treatise on the Roman Law of Usury Saumaise, Claude [1588-1653]. De Modo Usurarum Liber. Leiden: Ex Officina Elseviriorum, 1639. [lvi], 891, [93] pp. Octavo (6-1/4" x 4-1/4"). Contemporary vellum with lapped edges, early hand-lettered title to spine. Light staining to binding, spine ends and corners bumped. Title page with Elzevier Solitaire device printed in red and black. Light toning, faint dampstaining to margins in a few places, worm track near upper corner of preliminaries and following 20 leaves with minor loss to text (legibility not affected). Underlining to some passages in an early hand, later annotations to front free endpaper, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown. * Only edition. An interesting treatise of usury and other matters relating to interest rates, principally in Roman and canon law. Saumaise was an avocat of the Parlement of Paris. OCLC locates 5 copies in North American law libraries (Library of Congress, Social Law, UC-Berkeley, University of Michigan, Yale). Another copy located at George Washington University Law School. Willems, Les Elzevier: Histoire et Annales Typographiques 488.

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