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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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        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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        De Annis Climactericis et Antiqua Astrologia Diatribae

      Elzevir 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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        Steps to the Temple, Sacred Poems with The Delights of the Muses

      London: Printed for Humphrey Moseley. 1648. Hardcover. Good. "The Second edition wherein are added divers pieces not before extant," 1648. 12mo, 17th century plain dark brown calf, pp. (10) 1-113 (5) with unpaginated Table at rear of Steps to the Temple; and including frontispiece, separate title page for The Delights of the Muses, pp. (2), 71 (3) including last blanks, but apparently lacking the Table for The Delights of the Muses (F11/12). Good copy, front board neatly reattached, lacks pastedown paper, but seems to have lacked it early on as there is the name 'John Martin' in an early hand and small engraved bookplate (somewhat later); first blank has 'marey the king' in an old hand, and the verso of the frontispiece has 'Mary Cottons booke' in a contemporary hand; the rear blanks have some doodles and phrases, probably by Mary Cotton, that are possibly snatches of thoughts or lyrics. Wing C 6837 and C 6831; no. 233 in the Grolier Club Bibliography 'Wither to Prior' with the following collation: 'A, six leaves, B-F, in twelves; A-C, in twelves...In this edition twenty-four pieces are added to the first part, and nineteen to the second.' -- some scratches to boards...we have done no attempts at restoration (and many of our colleagues will mutter 'Thank God!'). Last time this auctioned was Christie's 2001: 'contemp sheep - rebacked, edges with wear - Marginal tear to A2 affecting 2 letters; A5-6 Table bound at end; ink notes in a 17th-cent hand - Berland copy - Christie's New York, Oct 8, 2001, lot 31, $2,600'

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        A Discourse: Wherein is examined, what is particularly lawfull during the Confusions and Revolutions of Government

      London: Printed, Anno Dom,, 1648. Or, How farre a man may lawfully conforme to the Powers and Commands of those who with various successes hold Kingdomes divided by Civill or Forreigne Warres, Whether it be: 1. In paying Taxes. 2. In Personall service. 3. In taking Oaths. 4. In a mans giving himself up to a finall Allegiance, in case the warre end to the advantage of the unjust Power or Party. Likewise, Whether the Nature of Warre be inconsistent with the Nature of the Christian Religion? Octavo (173 × 111 mm). Contemporary sheepskin, blind roll-tool border enclosing blind two-line border on sides. Some wear to binding, front cords loose, scattered light staining or soiling, paper flaw in blank margin at B2. First edition, rare, the major work of Anthony Ascham, (bap. 1614, d. 1650), diplomat and parliamentarian pamphleteer. "Ascham's major service to the parliamentary side had been in terms of propaganda published in support of the regime of the Rump Parliament after the execution of Charles I. His A Discourse wherein is Examined what is Particularly Lawful was first published in 1648, and then significantly expanded to be published as Of the Confusions and Revolutions of Governments in 1649 in the midst of the engagement controversy resulting from the introduction of the new loyalty oath by the republican regime" (ODNB). Ascham, while on an embassy to the Spanish court, was murdered at a Spanish inn by English royalists.

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        Relations and observations, historicall and politick, upon the Parliament, begun Anno Dom 1640 together with an appendix, touching the proceedings of the Independent faction in Scotland

      London: Published by L.H. Brome & H. Marsh of London. 4to (18.3 cm, 7.25"). [12], 174 pp.. 1648 [with] An appendix to the History of Independency ... London, 1648. 4to. [2], 20 pp. [with] Anarchia Anglicana: Or, the history of Independency. The second part. [London], 1649. 4to. [8], 256 pp.; 1 double-page plt. [with] The high court of justice; or Cromwells new slaughter house in England ... [London], 1651. 4to. 71, [1 (blank)] pp. [with] M., T. The history of Independency. The fourth and last part. London: H. Brome & H. Marsh, 1660. 4to. [8], 124 pp. First edition under this title of the first two parts of this anti-Puritan history of the rivalry between the Presbyterian and Independent factions of Parliament, with early printings of the third and fourth parts. The brief introductory portion, originally titled The Mystery of the Two Juntos, was first published in 1647; after the second part (Anarchia Anglicana) appeared in the following year, Walker was => sent to the Tower and died there shortly thereafter. The third (The High Court of Justice; or Cromwells New Slaughter House in England) and fourth part (History of Independency) are present here in 1651 and 1660 printings, respectively. This variant reads ?"II. Bookes?"on line 7 of the title-page; R4 is cancelled and not present here, as is the case in most copies. The second portion has a separate title-page printed in red and black, giving Anarchia Anglicana: Or, the History of Independency as the title and the pseudonymous Theodorus Verax as the author. The famous double-page plate showing => the felling of "The Royall Oake of Brittayne" at Cromwell's command is present in a good crisp impression, with its => "Inspiratio Diabolica" just slightly shaved at the bottom. Fourth part: Issued as part of Wing W324, ?"and possibly separately?" as well according to ESTC. Contemporary calf, covers framed and panelled in blind with blind-tooled corner fleurons, sometime rebacked with first leaves tipped (back) in; spine with new gilt-stamped title, sides rubbed and abraded. Front free endpaper lacking. Front pastedown with old institutional bookplate and pencilled notations, title-page with faded rubber-stamp (and with author?'s name added in an early hand), back pastedown and lower edges of closed book rubber-stamped. Two title-pages with one short tear from outer edge each, not touching text; title-page verso with shadows of pencilled numerals. Lower and outer margins trimmed closely, in some cases touching catchwords, signature marks, or shouldernotes.

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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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        Relations and observations, historicall and politick, upon the Parliament, begun Anno Dom. 1640 ... together with an appendix, touching the proceedings of the Independent faction in Scotland

      London: Published by L.H. Brome & H. Marsh of London. 4to (18.3 cm, 7.25"). [12], 174 pp.. 1648 [with] An appendix to the History of Independency ... London, 1648. 4to. [2], 20 pp. [with] Anarchia Anglicana: Or, the history of Independency. The second part. [London], 1649. 4to. [8], 256 pp.; 1 double-page plt. [with] The high court of justice; or Cromwells new slaughter house in England ... [London], 1651. 4to. 71, [1 (blank)] pp. [with] M., T. The history of Independency. The fourth and last part. London: H. Brome & H. Marsh, 1660. 4to. [8], 124 pp. First edition under this title of the first two parts of this anti-Puritan history of the rivalry between the Presbyterian and Independent factions of Parliament, with early printings of the third and fourth parts. The brief introductory portion, originally titled The Mystery of the Two Juntos, was first published in 1647; after the second part (Anarchia Anglicana) appeared in the following year, Walker was => sent to the Tower and died there shortly thereafter. The third (The High Court of Justice; or Cromwells New Slaughter House in England) and fourth part (History of Independency) are present here in 1651 and 1660 printings, respectively. This variant reads “II. Bookes”on line 7 of the title-page; R4 is cancelled and not present here, as is the case in most copies. The second portion has a separate title-page printed in red and black, giving Anarchia Anglicana: Or, the History of Independency as the title and the pseudonymous Theodorus Verax as the author. The famous double-page plate showing => the felling of "The Royall Oake of Brittayne" at Cromwell's command is present in a good crisp impression, with its => "Inspiratio Diabolica" just slightly shaved at the bottom. Fourth part: Issued as part of Wing W324, “and possibly separately” as well according to ESTC. Contemporary calf, covers framed and panelled in blind with blind-tooled corner fleurons, sometime rebacked with first leaves tipped (back) in; spine with new gilt-stamped title, sides rubbed and abraded. Front free endpaper lacking. Front pastedown with old institutional bookplate and pencilled notations, title-page with faded rubber-stamp (and with authorÂ’s name added in an early hand), back pastedown and lower edges of closed book rubber-stamped. Two title-pages with one short tear from outer edge each, not touching text; title-page verso with shadows of pencilled numerals. Lower and outer margins trimmed closely, in some cases touching catchwords, signature marks, or shouldernotes.

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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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        The Holy Bible containing the Old Testament and the New. Newly translated out of the originall tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised by his Majesties speciall command

      London: Printed by John Field 4to (23 cm; 9"). OT: [478] ff. NT: [148] ff.. 1648 [bound with] Bible. O.T. Psalms. 1655. The whole book of Psalms: collected into English metre by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and others. Lonodn [sic]: Pr. for the Company of Stationers, 1655. 4to. [1] f., 122 pp., [2] ff. Two issues occur of this Bible, this being the one without the engraver's name on the title-page and with the printer's name spelled out and not abbreviated; the issues are the same after the first two leaves. This copy is without the Apochrypha, but with the final two leaves of the 1655 Psalms, which leaves are lacking in some reported copies. Provenance: On blank leaf before Psalms, "William Ingram His Booke 1660." Later in the Howell Bible Collection, Pacific School of Religion (properly released). Binding: 18th-century black morocco, spine with raised bands. Gilt-tooled on covers with concentric frames incorporating foliate corner devices and particularly elegant, delicate side toolings; these last notably well complement the similarly refined tools used to compose the gilt-extra spine. Gilt rolls on turn-ins, French combed endpapers, all edges gilt. Binding as above, lightly rubbed. Ex-library: Bookplate, small rubber-stamp in lower margin of engraved title, charge pocket at rear. Three leaves torn and repaired; some upper and lower margins closely trimmed affecting or costing captions, catchwords, signature marks, etc.; some foxing, dust-soiling, age-toning; waterstain to rear endpapers and faintly into final four leaves of the Psalms. Contemporary ownership note as above. Faults noted, this is yet a handsome mid-17th-century Bible — and, solid.

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        LE TROUVERE

      Léon Escudier - RO50012424: 312 pages. Initiales dorés sur la couverture. Titre et fleurons sur le dos. Quelques petites déchirures. 1ère page détachée. Quelques petites mouillures. L.E. 1648. Opéra en quatre actes avec ballet (page 155 à 202). Partitions pour piano et chant. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 780.26-Partitions [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Herbipolis.Würtzburg. Gesamtansicht von Norden.

      Kupferstich von 2 Platten von Mattäus Merian. Aus "Topographia Franconiae", 1648.. Ca. 23 x 63,5 cm (Darstellung), ca. 31 x 66,6 cm (Blattformat).. Feuser 15736. Mit Legende (1-34) und kleiner Kartusche mit der Stadtfahne. Senkrechte Faltspuren.

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        The Holy Bible containing the Old Testament and the New. Newly translated out of the originall tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised by his Majesties speciall command

      London: Printed by John Field, 1648. Binding as above, lightly rubbed. Ex-library: Bookplate, small rubber-stamp in lower margin of engraved title, charge pocket at rear. Three leaves torn and repaired; some upper and lower margins closely trimmed affecting or costing captions, catchwords, signature marks, etc.; some foxing, dust-soiling, age-toning; waterstain to rear endpapers and faintly into final four leaves of the Psalms. Contemporary ownership note as above. Faults noted, this is yet a handsome mid-17th-century Bible — and, solid..

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        Hohentwiel / Hegau. "Belägerung der Vestung Hochen Twiel Im Jahr 1641." Ansicht mit Belagerung und Fernsicht in den Hegau. Kupferstich von Merian.

      . Theatrum Europaeum um 1648. 22 x 35 cm Kupferstich auf 31 x 36 cm Blatt. Unten im Bild Legende. Mittelfalte, leicht gebräuntes Blatt in gutem Zustand. Auf Wunsch unter beigen Schrägschnitt - Passepartout.. 14, mit Passepartout +8 EUR.

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        The Touch-stone of Common Assurances. Or A Plain and Familiar Treatise, opening the learning of the Common Assurances or Conveyances of the Kingdome. Wing S3214. Quarto

      London: Printed by M.F. for W. Lee, M. Walbancke, D. Pakeman [etc.], 1648. Full, modern calf, some staining and embrowning, but sound First edition of a pioneering work and one of the pre-eminent treatises on the English law of conveyancing, published for almost two centuries, "its prominence [assured] among the classical legal texts of the Anglo-American tradition

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        Historis Journael van de Voyage Gedaen met 3 Schepen uyt Zeelant naer D'Oost-Indien onder het beleyt van den commandeur Joris van Spilbergen... Als meede Beschryvinge vande Tweede Voyage ghedaen met 12 Schepen na d'Oost-Indien onder den admirael Steven vander Hagen

      Amsterdam: Joost Hartgers, 1648. Small quarto, woodcut on title and double-page engraved plate with six vignette illustrations; very faint staining to top corner of some 20 leaves; an excellent copy in contemporary half vellum. Rare printed record of Jansz and the Duyfken. Very rare: this Amsterdam printing of two Dutch East Indies Company voyage accounts includes one of remarkably few surviving printed records of Willem Jansz and the Duyfken.This is the fifth edition of this account of Joris van Spilbergen's voyage, first published in 1604. This is, however, the first edition to contain the important supplementary account of the Van der Hagen voyage (see below), which was also the first stage of the Duyfken voyage. It is the only separately published edition of any account of the Van der Hagen voyage - and thus the only separately published record of the voyage that would culminate in the first authenticated sighting of the coast of Australia.The first part of the book deals with Joris van Spilbergen's voyage to Sri Lanka, which was sent out by a group of Zealand merchants in 1601 and successfully established the first trading link between Sri Lanka and the Netherlands. His fleet of three ships visited the Cape of Good Hope and then sailed directly to Sri Lanka, where Spilbergen negotiated with the king of Kandy, promising military assistance against the Portuguese. The narrative of the voyage includes a record of daily events and considerable material on life and customs in Sri Lanka. Earlier editions of Spilbergen's account appeared in Delft in 1604 (several issues) and 1605, and in Amsterdam in 1617. The text also appeared in several of the voyage anthologies that the Dutch made a habit of publishing including Commelin's Begin ende Voortangh of 1645, Hartgers's Oost-Indische Voyagien of 1648 and Saeghman's Verscheyde Oost-Indische Voyagien of 1663-70. The Hartgers anthology appearance is the same as the present volume, which with its own title-page was intended for separate publication as here as well as for inclusion in the compendium volume. This was not the case with the appearance of the text in the Commelin anthology, the various components of which were not separately published and did not have separate title-pages (Tiele, pp. 158-9).Of greater note is that this was the first edition of the Spilbergen account to contain the final 34 pages (it was also the last to do so as the publisher Hartgers dropped it from his subsequent edition of 1652). These pages contain an account of Steven van der Hagen's voyage of 1603, the first voyage sent out to the East entirely under the auspices of the Dutch East India Company or VOC.Van der Hagen sailed in December 1603 with twelve armed vessels taking about 1200 men, with instructions to attack Portuguese trading ports in India, to take Malacca, and to remove the Spanish from the Moluccas. One of these twelve ships was the Duyfken.Van der Hagen and his fleet reconnoitred the west coast of India, concluding a treaty of friendship at Calicut, and then visited several ports of the Malabar coast and Sri Lanka, and anchored for a while at Acheh. They then sailed for Bantam and continued to the Banda Islands. One ship was sent to the Coromandel coast to pick up cargo; it returned to Bantam where it took on supplies to be delivered in the Moluccas.From the Bandas, Van der Hagen proceeded to Amboina, which he took from the Portuguese in February 1605, followed by a successful siege of Spanish positions on Tidore. Van der Hagen subsequently returned to Bantam, where he took on a substantial cargo. In September 1605 the fleet, without the Duyfken and the Delft - both of which stayed in the East Indies - sailed for Holland.The surviving record of Van der Hagen's voyage is very slender. A four-page announcement of his early victories appeared in Rotterdam in 1606 (Tiele 147). A large broadside engraving and text on a single sheet published in Amsterdam in 1606 also celebrated naval victories. An abridged account appears in Hulsius's collection (volume 9, 1606) and in De Bry's anthology Petits Voyages of 1607. Nothing further appeared in print until Commelin's voyage anthology Begin ende Voortangh of 1645.This Hartgers edition, therefore, is the only separately published account of the voyage itself (as opposed to early "news" reports of victories).The Duyfken, now a very familiar ship to us from the reconstruction built to great publicity in the 1990s, makes her simple appearance in the list of the ships with which Van der Hagen's account begins: number 6 of the fleet of 12 is "Het Duyfken, groot 150, lasten/Schipper Willem Iansz" (p. 63).

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        "NORENBERGA - Nürnberg." Von zwei Platten gedruckter Kupferstich von M. Merian. 1648. 20:62 cm. Wenige Schäden im Bug und den seitlichen Faltungen hinterlegt. - In Handarbeitsrahmung (44,5:88 cm)

      1648. Fauser Nr. 10053. - Wohl die bekannteste Ansicht von Nürnberg. Blick aus südöstlicher Richtung. Alle wichtigen Gebäude wie Stadttore, Kirchen, Rathaus, Burg und Vorstädte werden in der Legende aufgeführt. Im Himmel der sog. Nürnberger Wappendreiverein. Im Vordergrund Schaf- und Kuhherden, Reiter und Spaziergänger. - Ordentliches, kräftig gedrucktes Exemplar..

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        Eine bergige Landschaft mit einem Fluß.

      1648. Radierung, 1648, auf Bütten. 19,3:26,1 cm. Rundum auf die Umfassungslinie geschnitten., kleine Quetschfalte im Papier. Literatur: Nagler 1. Frühdruck mit einem kleinen Randeinfall (Profilkopf) im Rand rechts unten. Provenienz: Sammlung R.Ph. Goldschmidt, Lugt 2926. - Sehr selten!.

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        Eikon basilike : The pourtraicture of His Sacred Majestie in his solitudes and sufferings

      [S.l.] : 1648, 1648, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionTitle repaired. Top edge guillotined with minor loss, margins wormed. Bound in modern modern gilt-blocked buckram, very good. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical description; pp. (6), 302, (6). Lacks the portrait. Notes; Attributed to Charles I; also to John Gauden. First two words of title in Greek characters. Includes the scarce "Praiers used by His Majestie in the time of his sufferings." and "A copie of a letter which was sent from the Prince to the King; dated from the Hague, Jan. 23, 1648." Also "An epitaph upon King Charls." Subject; Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649. Great Britain - History - Civil War, 1642-1649 - Sources. Other names Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649. Gauden, John, 1605-1662. Referenced by: Wing (2nd ed.) E286B.

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        Famiani Stradae Romani e Societate Jesu De bello Belgico decas secunda ab initio praefecturae, Alexandri Farnesii ... VOLUME 2

      [Amsterdam] Iuxta exemplar Romae : apud Hæredes Francisci Corbelletti, M DC XLVIII, 1648, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formVery good copy bound in full modern vellum; the title applied in block to a paper label. Remains quite a well-preserved example overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 642 pages; Physical description [12], 642 p. : map, ports. ; 14 cm. Notes; Preliminary engraved t.p. of a map of the Netherlands in form of a lion supporting shield. A first volume was published by Hermann Scheus. Subject; Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma and Piacenza, 1545-1592. Netherlands - History - Wars of Independence, 1556-1648. Language; Latin. Tail-piece, initials &c. Strada's work consists of twenty books divided into two decades or volumes; the second decade (1578-1590) appeared in 1647; the two decades were first issued together (Decades duae) in 1651; each decade was again published separately, 1653 and later; a third decade, written by the author, was not published, owing to obstacles interposed by the Spanish court. -- cf. Vander Haeghen, Bibl. belg. and Backer-Sommervogel, VII, columns 1608-1609. Imprint date with turned "c"s. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Jansson (Willems).

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        A treatise of the safe, internal use of cantharides in the practice of physick.London, Jeffrey Wale, John Isted, 1706. 8vo. 19th-century tanned half sheepskin, tree-marbled paper sides.

      Blake, p. 187; ESTC T64914; for the author: Cook, "Groenevelt, Joannes (bap. 1648, d. 1715/16)", in: ODNB (online ed.). First English edition of a treatise on the medicinal use of Spanish Fly (Lytta vesicatoria, traditionally classified in the family Canthardiae). Joannes Groenevelt (1648-1715/16)) was a Dutch-born physician, practising in London from 1675 on. Greenfield strongly advocated the use of Spanish fly, primarily for the treatment of gout and bladder and kidney diseases. One of his patients accused him of malpractice and Groenvelt was fined and sent to Newgate prison, but obtained permanent freedom through William III's general pardon in 1691. He published the present treatise on the use of Spanish fly as a vindication of his methods. It includes a laudatory poem by Bernard Mandeville, detailed descriptions of the various medicinal uses of Spanish fly, followed by medical observations and several recipes. In good condition, waterstain in lower margin, some browning. Boards slightly browned.

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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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        Gesamtans., darunter Erklärungen von A - Z und 2 - 7, "Profil de la Ville de Brvxelles Siege et Residance des Dvcs de Brabant".

      . kol. Kupferstich ( v. 2 Platten ) aus Boisseau "Theatre des Citez", 1648, 28,5 x 71. Tooley, Dictionary of Mapmakers, Bd. 1, S 159. - Sehr selten, wie alle Ansichten aus "Theatre des Citez".

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        Historia naturalis Brasiliae, ... in qua non tantum Plantae et Animalia, sed et indigenarum morbi, ingenia et mores describuntur...

      Lugdun. Batavorum et Amstelodami, F. Hackium apud L. Elzevirium, 1648. Folio (397 x 248mm). pp. (xii, including frontispiece), 122, (2); (iv), 293, (7), with engraved frontispiece and ca. 500 woodcuts in the text. Contemporary calf, gilt ornamented spine in 7 compartments, sides with large gilt English Royal coat of arms of James II and the motto of the English chivalric Order of the Garter 'Honi soit qui mal y pense', and 2 gilt borders (skilful repair to hinges and foot of spine). First edition and a very special copy from the famous John Roland Abbey collection in an English Royal binding of the first major survey of the natural history of Brazil and the most extensive documentation on the Brazilian flora and fauna of the 17th century. It is also a pioneering work on tropical medicine. Landis comments: "This magnificent book, the most noted work of science in seventeenth-century Holland, was a product of that century's Dutch conquest of a portion of Brazil. It remained the one great illustrated work on the natural history of Brazil until the major expeditions of the nineteenth century generated new publications". Willem Piso (1611-1678; Dutch physician) was sent by the Dutch West Indies Company as the leader of the scientific mission to Brazil, where he was accompanied by the German naturalist and traveler Georg Marcgraf (1610-1644). Marcgraf's contributions to the above work are the descriptions and woodcut illustrations of the natural history matter depicting fishes, birds, quadrupeds and serpents as well as insects, and for the larger part plants. The part on the northeastern region of Brazil and the linguistics and ethnography of its inhabitants is followed by an extensive Tupi vocabulary of the Tapuia Indians. The fine pictorial titlepage is engraved after a drawing by Matham, the original of which is in the Albertina Library in Vienna. //Provenance: The coat of arms are of James II (1633-1701), as Duke of York. This means that the arms date from before 1685, when James became King, and would have adopted slightly different arms; Armorial bookplate of John Roland Abbey and bookplate of John Henry Gurney.//Hunt 244; Nissen BBI, 1533.

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        Glocestria Ducatus; Vulgo Glocestershire.

      Amsterdam: c 1648 - 40.8 x 49.2 cm. Original colour in outline and to cartouche and incidental illustrations. Lovely map of Gloucestershire, with large decorative title cartouche to lower right corner. Twelve shields to upper left corner, ten featuring family coats of arms, the other two being blank. The royal coat of arms to the upper edge, another shield to the upper right corner. Manuscript number to upper border. Blank on verso. Light brown patch to upper left margin. Two small spots to upper right margin just encroaching onto border, another to the lower right border. Slight creasing at centre of sheet, with small section at lower edge sometime reinforced on verso. Overall, an attractive with good bright colouring. Koeman, Vol II, 5260:2.

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        Le maraviglie dell'arte, overo le vite de gl'illustri pittori veneti, e dello stato. Ove sono raccolte le opere insigni, i costumi, & i ritratti loro. Con la narratione delle historie, delle favole, e delle moralità da quelli dipinte. Descritte dal Cavalier Carlo Ridolfi. Con tre tavole copiose de' nomi de' pittori antichi, e moderni, e delle cose notabili. Parte prima

      Venezia: Presso Giovanni Battista Sgava. 1648. First Edition. Hardcover. Volume one. [64], 406, [1]p. With some pagination errors. Contemporary full vellum with lettering in ink on the spine, sprinkled edges. Engraved title, frontispiece of the author and twenty inserted plates with copper engraved portraits. Initials, head-pieces and tail-pieces. Gamba mentions that the most sought after copies are the ones with the inserted plates, like this copy. About Ridolfi, he states: "... la presente opera lo palesa scrittore giudizioso ne' precetti dell'arte, chiaro ed esatto nelle descrizioni, e rare volta pecca in fatto di lingua... " An in-depth look at the life and works of painters such as Andrea Mantegna, Giorgione, Vittore Carpaccio, Palma il vecchio, Lorenzo Lotto, Tiziano Vecellio, Jacopo da Ponte da Bassano, and numerous others. Includes tables with the names of the Greek and Roman painters cited, of the lives of the various painters described, of their works and their locations. Light toning to text block, a few old small professional mends to some of the leaves, old number in ink on the back cover. Overall, a nice, very good copy. In the Italian language. Gamba 2063. Graesse VI.120. Haym II.553.3. ; Quarto .

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        LETTRES CHOISIES DU SR. DE BALZAC

      [Leyden: Bonaventure and Abraham Elzevier] Suivant la copie imprimée à Paris, 1648. First Elzevier Edition n. Hardcover. 133 x 73 mm (5 1/4 x 2 7/8"). 12 p.l., 440 pp. First Elzevier Edition. ELEGANT CHESTNUT BROWN MOROCCO, GILT, BY JOLY FILS (stamp-signed on front doublure), covers with French fillet border, center of each board with intricate lozenge formed by strapwork, fleurons, volutes, and many small tools, this within a lobed triple-fillet frame with scrolling cornerpieces and with large fleurons projecting out from the corners; raised bands, spine richly gilt in compartments with central fleuron and scrolling cornerpieces, gilt titling, BLUE-GREEN MOROCCO DOUBLURES with wide gilt frame formed by plain and decorative rules and repeating small tulip tools, marbled flyleaves, all edges gilt. With engraved allegorical title page. Front flyleaf with bookplate of P. R. Méry. Willems 630; Rahir 625. Spine uniformly sunned to a pleasing hazel brown, front joint just beginning to show rubbing, isolated tiny rust spots or faint foxing, but in nearly fine condition, the very pretty binding otherwise unworn and with bright gilt, and the text quite clean, bright, and fresh. This is an attractively bound Elzevier edition of letters by Balzac (1597-1654), a writer whose prose had a major influence on French literature. Our volume contains letters to diverse persons, with the majority addressed to Valentin Conrart (1603-75), counsellor and secretary to the king, who hosted literary gatherings that gave birth to the French Academy. The Elzeviers published a number of volumes containing the correspondence of Balzac, and it is said that these editions contributed considerably to Balzac's renown. This binding has much in common with the one described in the previous entry: both cover a mid-17th century Elzevier edition of Balzac; both are retrospective in design, communicating a clear sense of bindings from that period, and yet are identifiable at once as late 19th century work; and both reflect an artisan working at the top of his craft.

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        ANTIQUITATUM VERONENSIUM LIBRI VIII. Nunc primum in lucem editi variisque iconibus et antiquiis inscriptionibus locupletati.

      Frambotti,, Padova, 1648 - gr. vol. in folio, pp. (18), 244, bella leg. p. pelle coeva con tit. oro al d. con nervi. Bel front. inc in rame con tit. racchiuso in magnifica edicola architettonica animata da figure allegoriche e i Santi patroni della città, in calce graziosa vedutina di Verona. Con ritr. dell'A. e 34 tavv. per lo più ripiegate fra cui il territorio del veronese e la grande pianta della città. Cicognara 4059. Picc. abrasioni al d. ma ottimo esempl. a larghi margini. [030]

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        Synopsis Politicae Doctrinae.

      Amstelodami, Apud Jodocum Janssonium, MDCXLVIII (1648). - -8 x 14 cm.- , 324 págs. Enc. en pergamino de época. (Muy buen ejemplar y muy limpio.) (Jurista alemán amigo de Kepler.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Famiani Stradae Romani e Societate Jesu De bello Belgico decas secunda ab initio praefecturae, Alexandri Farnesii . VOLUME 2

      [Amsterdam] Iuxta exemplar Romae : apud Hæredes Francisci Corbelletti, M DC XLVIII 1648 - Physical description [12], 642 p. : map, ports. ; 14 cm. Notes; Preliminary engraved t.p. of a map of the Netherlands in form of a lion supporting shield. A first volume was published by Hermann Scheus. Subject; Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma and Piacenza, 1545-1592. Netherlands - History - Wars of Independence, 1556-1648. Language; Latin. Tail-piece, initials &c. Strada's work consists of twenty books divided into two decades or volumes; the second decade (1578-1590) appeared in 1647; the two decades were first issued together (Decades duae) in 1651; each decade was again published separately, 1653 and later; a third decade, written by the author, was not published, owing to obstacles interposed by the Spanish court. -- cf. Vander Haeghen, Bibl. belg. and Backer-Sommervogel, VII, columns 1608-1609. Imprint date with turned "c"s. Printed in Amsterdam by J. Jansson (Willems). Very good copy bound in full modern vellum; the title applied in block to a paper label. Remains quite a well-preserved example overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 642 pp.

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        Taciti Opera quae extant ex recensione a iusto lipsio postremum regentsita. eiusque auctis emendatisque commentariis illustrata item c. velleius paterculus cum eiusdem iusti lipsi auctioribus notis, Iusti Lipsi Dispinctio Notarum Miranddulani condicis ad corn. Tacitum - Editio Ultima, C. Uelleius Paterculus cum Animaduersionibus Iusti Lipsi I, Quas Postermum Auxit et Emandauit.

      Antwerpiae, Es Officina Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti, 1648.. Erstauflage, EA 547, 31, 36, 84, 14 Seiten 4°, Leder. Goldprägung am Buchrücken, 6 Bünde, Kanten etwas berieben, Buchrücken oben und unten etwas locker, sonst beide Bände guter Zustand

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        Prince Written in French.Now Translated into English.

      London Printed for M. Meighen and G. Bedell 1648 - First English Edition of Balzac's "The Prince" BALZAC, Jean Louis Guez. The Prince. Written in French.Now Translated into English. London: Printed for M. Meighen and G. Bedell, 1648. First English edition. Twelvemo (5 1/8 x 2 7/8 inches; 130 x 73 mm). [82], 15, 163-326 pp. Bound without final errata leaf. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in modern full tan calf. Spine lettered in gilt. Dentelles in blind. Some light worming to top outer margin of leaves E9-K3, not affecting text. Fore-edge lightly soiled and chipped. Overall a very good copy. Balzac has been acclaimed for his prose innovations which lent a somewhat mannered precision and clarity to French letters. He is also credited with the development of a French national style of prose writing. That is, his emphasis on the "idiomatic elements" of the French language contributed significantly to "the development of the language on national lines" (Encyclopedia Britannica 1913, p. 301). Balzac's fame can be attributed primarily to his great abilities as a letter writer and to the publication of a collection of Lettres (1634). Originally written as an eulogy of Louis XIII, The Prince was published in 1631 and contains two substantial letters, (together fifty-six pages in length) written to Cardinal Richelieu. He was elected to the Academy Française in 1634. Wing B615, ESTC R32936 HBS 64600. $1,500 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pharmacopee.

      Chez Jean Jost,, Paris, 1648 - In 8° piccolo, pagg. (8), 512, (8); 32; (2), 97, (5) con bella marca tipografica incisa su rame, alcuni testalini e capilettera xilografici; legatura in piena pergamena coeva. Edizione "reveve, corrigée et augmentée de plusieurs compositions necessaires: & des facultez de chaque composition. Avec un traicté des plus usitez et celebres medicamens chymiques par G. Savvageon". Celebre farmacopea che fu pubblicata per la prima volta a Lione nel 1583; ebbe numerose edizioni, tutte non comuni. Brice Bauderon (1540?-1623) fu medico francese assai stimato; oltre alla Farmacopea scrisse l'opera "Praxis medica in duos tractatus distincta" nel 1620 che venne tradotta anche in inglese. Seguono due trattati, con proprio frontespizio, stampati sempre a Parigi presso Jost nel 1648: "Traicté des eaux distillées qu'un apothicaire doit tenir en sa boutique" par Laurens Catelan (1605-1639). "Traicté chymique contenant les preparations, usages, facultez & doses des plus celebres & usitez medicamens chymiques" par Savvageon Guillaume (sec. XVII), suddiviso in 4 parti: Des Vegetaux - Des animaux - Des mineraux - Des metaux. Una gora interessa il margine inferiore di tutto il volume, qualche tarlo marginale che raramente intacca il testo. Normali bruniture sparse. Opera rara e completa in ogni sua parte. Legatura in cartone moderno. Esemplare molto consultato. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De Dis Germanis Sive Veteri Germanorum, Gallorum, Britannorum, Vandalorum Religione Syngrammata quatuor.

      Ludwig Elzevier, Amsterdak 1648. 8vo. Engraved title. (32)+505+(23) pages. Contemporary vellum binding. Spine darkened. Name and bookplate (Torben Holck Colding) on front endpaper and pastedown. Old name (P.F. Suhm Nidrosiae (Trondheim) 1757) on lower margin of engraved title. Well-preserved copy.. Willems 1072. Full title: Eliae Schedii de Dis Germanis sive veteri germanorum... On ancient Germanic religions. ** Bogen har tilhørt den berømte danske historiker Peter Frederik Suhm (1728-98) og er erhvervet under hans årelange ophold i Trondhjem. Bogen rummer flere randnoter fra hans hånd

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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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