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        Wallia Principatus Vulgo Wales

      Blaeu, 1648 VG, 1648, map of Wales, hand coloured in outline, wide margins, 2 coloured decorative cartouches to right side, the lower one with the dedication to King Charles, and the upper one with the map title, with the 5 Bishops armorials in-between, sailing vessels, and the coat of arms in the left hand corner, with English place names, showing towns, castles, forests and county boundaries, the map being based on Speed's map of Wales, German Letterpress to verso, extracted from Blaeu's Atlas Major, Theatrium Vol IV. Small mark to lower left margin, minor marginal spotting, sheet 596*494 mm [23.5*19.25 inches], map 50*38.5cm [19.5*15 inches]. (Tooley p70. Booth p46. Chubb p61 LX).

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        OPUSCULA HEBRAEA, GRAECA, LATINA, GALLICA. Prosaica & Metrica

      Ludg Batador (Leyden):: Ex Officina Elseviriorum,, 1648.. First Edition. 8vo, pp. vi, 374.Title-page printed in black and red with an engraving of the Elzevir logo of a sage under a tree. Some ink writing in an old hand on the leaf opposit the title-page, with a few words at the top of the title-page. This seems to have been issued both with and without a portrait, there is none here. Bound in later 3/4 morocco and marble paper. Paper little toned but a very nice copy. Willems 649. Rare. Schurman (1607-78) was called a "marvel" and the "star of Utrecht" and was considered the most learned woman of her age. She was accomplished both in the arts and in a great number of scientific disciplines [Wilson, An Encyclopedia of Continental Woman Writers]. A child prodigy, Schurman was proficient in Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Arabic, Ethiopian, etc. Wilson notes that despite her abilities and fame, Schurman was reluctant to display her talents. In fact, in her later years, she devoted herself to the pietist, Labadie, following his community throughout Europe, finally dying in Friesland away from the intellectual life of Europe. Indeed, it was only the insistence of her friends that forced her to publish anything. In fact the period in her life that was devoted to learning and the education of women was very short. However she corresponded with many of the distinguished men of learning of her time and anyone of note visiting Utrecht paid her a visit. The present work includes some of her letters, epigrams, poems and elegies as well as her reasoned arguments on whether it is proper for Christian women to study literature. The text is in Latin, Greek and French. Includes Schurman's correspondence with Andre Rivet and others. Edited by J. van Beverwijck.

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        Rerum Britannicarum, Libri Septem, quibus res in Anglia, Scotia, Hibernia, ab anno MDCXLV bello gest?, exponuntur.Horn, Georg.

      nbsp;Lugd Batav - Francisci Hackii 1648 - This work details the British history from 1645 to 1646 when the King Charles I was captured. In LatinFirst editionBy the German historian Georg Horn, who also wrote Arca No in 1666. Seven books in one volume, complete. Also to the rear are tables detailing the specific movement of the army throughout Britain, including details such as the distance travelled anddeaths. Condition: In a vellum binding. Externally, marks to board with a leather spine label. Internally, sounds bright and clear. Some ink marks to front paste down board, with some shelf wear. Overall: VERY GOOD [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eikon basilike. The Portraicture of His Sacred Maiestie in His Solitudes and Sufferings

      [London: for Richard Royston], 1648. (CHARLES I, KING OF ENGLAND) First edition, third issue (with pagination of sheet "G" corrected). 8vo. [8], 269 pp. Lacking first and last blank leaves A1 and S8, and lacking the engraved frontispiece portrait by Marshall. Bound in 20th-century black crushed morocco, gilt-lettered spine, marbled endpapers, a.e.g., by Rivière and Son, staining to upper corners of pp. 197-269, for the most part in the margin, errata leaf bound recto-verso. Bookplate of Frederick Adolphus Philbrick, lawyer and an early British philatelist on front pastedown, institutional bookplate on recto and verso of front free endpaper, overall, a very attractive copy. Madan #1, 3; Pforzheimer 171 (note) . A book so infrequently found with the portrait by Marshall that earlier bibliographies (incuding Pforzheimer, following Almack's lead) assumed that when one did appear, it was "tipped in"

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

      [S.l.] : 1648 - 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. Title repaired. Top edge guillotined with minor loss, margins wormed. Bound in modern modern gilt-blocked buckram, very good. 1 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DISCURSOS MORALES (1648)

      Alcalá 1648 - [8], 512, [72] p. ; 4º (20 cm.) Encuadernación pleno pergamino de época. Regular, manchas de óxido y márgenes cortos. Revisado completo. / Materia: Alcalá de Henares - Historia de Israel - Biblia Antiguo testamento. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Quaestio de medicamento purgante. Tra gli numerosi argomenti trattati nel testo ricordiamo: Angina statim à Galeno purgatur - Aphorismi Hippocratis magne veritatis suere apud antiquos - Bracmanes vite longeve, & unde - Crapula mortis causa - Dolor lumborum & renu, ac pondus quid denotet - Febres pestulentes purgatione statim adhibita sanabat Galenus - GAleni auctoritates pro nostra sententia - Humor putridus statim purgandus ex Galeno - Lingua nigra in febribus unde - Medici imprudentis est in morbo ancipiti coctione expectare - ecc. ecc.

      Ex Petri de Isola., Panormi. 1648 - In 8°, p. perg. molle, pp. 291. Front. su pregevole inc. Capilettera. Finaline. Fioriture. Leggere tracce di gore sul marg. sup. di poche pp. T.A. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria M. T. Cicerone]
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        COUTUME GÉNÉRALE DES PAYS ET DUCHÉ DE BOURGOGNE AVEC LE COMMENTAIRE DE MONSIEUR TAISAND Conseiller du Roi Trésorier de France & Général des Finances en Bourgogne & Bresse, ci-devant avocat au Parlement de Dijon. Dans lequel cette coutume est expliquée par le droit romain, les Loix des anciens Bourguignons, par l’Usage, le Commentaire de Monsieur de Chasseneuz, les Annotations de Monsieur Begat Président au Parlement de Dijon, du Sieur Avocat Despringles & autres : A quoi on a joint les notes de Me Charles du Moulin & ses décisions sur des questions considérables, avec un grand nombre d’arrêts, tant anciens que nouveaux, de tous les Parlements de France et notamment du Parlement de Dijon. La Conformité avec les autres Coutumes de France et l

      Dijon Jean Ressayre 1648 - , in-folio, plein veau fauve, tit. sur pc. de maroquin bordeaux, dos à 5 nerfs richement orné de fleurons, dentelles et filets encadrants dorés, page de tit. bicolore noir et rouge, 1 cul-de-lampe, bandeaux, lettrines, tr. rouges, roulettes dorées sur les tranches, (fortes épidermures sur les plats, coiffe de queue accidentée et absente, coupes et coins émoussés avec ptt. mq., qq. piqûres), bon état, [11 ff.]-872 p. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Memoire du Droit]
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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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Junk]
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        Historia Naturalis Brasiliae

      - [Bataborum; 1648]. Limited to 85 numbered copies, this being NO. 4. Archival quality: Vellum acabado. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Perspectiv der Lutheraner und Calvinisten. Zur bestättigung aller Rechtglaubigen, zu der zweiffelhafften underrichtung, und zur schand aller Feinden deß wahren Glaubens mit sonderbahrem Fleiß verfasset. Anfangs in lateinischer Sprach gestellt. Nachmals aber ins Teutsche versetzt. 2 Bände. Wien, M. Rikhes 1651. 4°. 16 Bll., 408 S.; 6 Bll., 620 S., 2 Bll., mit 1 gest. Porträttafel, Ldr. d. Zt. mit Streicheisenlinien u. Stoffschließbändern.

      - VD 17 12:111261Z (ohne das Porträt).- Erste deutsche Ausgabe (erstmals 1648-49 in lat. Sprache erschienen).- Über den aus Lothringen stammenden Franziskanermönch Bonaventura Hocquard (gest. um 1667), ist wenig bekannt.- Das von dem Ausgburger Kupferstecher Elias Wideman (1619-1652) gestochene Frontispiz zeigt das Brustbild des Widmungsempfängers Johann Christoph III. Graf von Puchheim (1605-1657).- Vereinzelt gering wurmstichig, Titel mit klösterl. Besitzvermerken u. Stempel, Ebd. berieben u. etwas wurmstichig. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller]
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        THE ENGLISH-AMERICAN HIS TRAVAIL BY SEA AND LAND: OR, A NEW SURVEY OF THE WEST-INDIAS [sic], CONTAINING A JOURNALL OF THREE THOUSAND AND THREE HUNDRED MILES WITHIN THE MAIN LAND OF AMERICA.

      London. 1648. - [10],220,[12]pp. Small folio. 18th-century speckled calf, gilt stamp on front board, expertly rebacked in antique matching calf, boards re-gilt, leather label, spine gilt. Binding a bit worn at corners and edges. Faint stain on leaves B2 and B3. A few contemporary notes in text, some later pencil notes in margins. Very good. The Signet Library copy, with their gilt stamp on the front board. One of the most celebrated travel books of its day. Gage was an Englishman raised in Spain. He entered the Dominican Order and set out for the New World, traveling by way of the Philippines and across the Pacific. He spent most of the next twelve years in Central America, the West Indies, Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Panama. When he finally returned to England and converted to the Church of England, he wrote this book to urge British seizure of the Spanish empire in America. Since the Spanish had jealously guarded foreign access to their dominions, this was the first detailed description to reach Europe of the regions visited by Gage, and it was widely reprinted and translated. HILL 665. PALAU 96480. STREETER SALE 193. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 648/68. JCB (3)II:369. SABIN 26298. WING G109.

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        Adversaria, et animadversiones, in Johannis Agricolae commentaria in Poppium, & Chirurgiam parvam.

      Stettin, G. Götzke für J. Mamphras, 1648. - Darinnen der falsche und betriegliche Gebrauch der Chymischen Artzneyen. Mit gestochenem Titel, (26 Bl.), 594 S., (5 Bl.). 4° Pergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. Erste Ausgabe. - VD17 23:292248X; Ferguson I, 471; Brüning 1743; Duveen 323. - G. Kirsten (1613-1660) war tätig als Professor der Medizin in Jena und Leibarzt des Königs von Schweden. "Kirsten attacked the commentary of Johann Agricola on Johann Poppe for its false and fraudulent use of chemical remedies, potable gold and other panaceas" (Thorndyke VII, 197). - Ein Blatt mit kleinem Loch und minimalem Buchstabenverlust, 2 Blatt im Oberrand mit schmalem ergänztem Randabschnitt. Der "chemische Probir-Ofen" von Detharding wurde hier nicht beigegeben, von Ferguson separat geführt. Angebunden: Wille, Matthes: De salis origine. Das ist: von des Saltzes und seiner Quellen Ursprunge, Fort-, Aus- und endlichen Untergange. Ingleichen vera virgulae mercurialis relatio. Das ist wahrhaftiger und grundlicher Bericht von der Wünschel-Ruthen. Jena, J. Gollner für G. Schmiedt, 1684. (44 Bl.). - Zweite Ausgabe des erstmals 1671 erschienen Werkes - VD 17 39:123756V; Klinckowström S. 45; Ferguson II, 551. - "Of this author nothing seems to be known beyond his writings. The first tract discusses the variations which are observed in salt springs. The second is an exposition of the principles involved in the devining-rod and the conditions under which it acts. Here it is used for discovering salt" (Ferguson). - Titelblatt gebräunt. Angebunden: Stahl, Georg Ernst: Dissertatio medica, de motibus humorum spasmodicis. Halle, C. Salfeld, 1697. (1Bl.), 50 S. - Erste Ausgabe. - VD 17 12:153149P; Krivatsy 11375. - G. Stahl (1660-1734) war "der dritte in dem berühmten Dreigestirn der großen Systematiker des 18. Jahrhunderts neben Boerhaave und Hoffmann und der bekannte Rival des Letzteren" (Hirsch/H. V, 384). Angebunden: Reinesius, Thomas: Epistolae, ad CL. V. Christianum Daumium. Omnia nunc primum prodeunt e museo J. A. Bosii. Jena, J. Nisius für G. Schultze in Hamburg, 1670. (18 Bl.), 345 S., (1Bl.) - Erste Ausgabe. - VD 17 3:602534F. - T. Reinesius (1587-1667) wirkte unter Anderem als Leibmedicus des Kurfürsten von Sachsen in Altenburg. "R. war nach Haller s Urtheil 'incredibili eruditione ad miraculum doctus'" (Hirsch/H. IV, 768). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Le Vray Theatre d'Honneur et de Chevalerie, ou le Miroir Heroique de la noblesse. Contenant les combats ou jeux sacrés des grecs et des Romains, les Triomphes . Avec le formulaire d'un Tournoy tel qu'on le pourroit faire à present avec les armes dont les Gentils-hommes se servent à la Guerre

      Augustin Courbe, Paris 1648 - Gran folio, 2 vols. (vol 1: frontis con grabado, lámina con figura alegórica de las armas de Mazarino, a quien el volumen está dedicado, 1 lámina con el retrato del autor, (11) hoj., 593 p., 2 láminas con grabados a toda página, 2 grabados a doble página, 1 grabado pleglable, (6) hoj., viñetas; vol. 2: 1 frontis grabado con alegoría del valor, (10) hoj., escudo del autor, (5) hoj., 640 p., grabados en el texto, 2 láminas a doble pág.). Lomo piel de época, cuajado en oro, nervios, planos pergamino. Ex-libris. Buen ejemplar. Magnífica edición de esta narración del heraldista, historiador y miembro del parlamento francés, nacido a mediados del s. XVII, que trata y ensalza la vida y los hechos de los caballeros nobles (en batallas y combates, o en los lances de honor, duelos y torneos), recuerda las normas de su comportamiento (satisfacciones por ofensas recibidas, degradaciones, desafíos, etc.), y relata sus magnificencias en la paz (fiestas, medallas, pompas fúnebres, tumbas,etc.). Caben resaltar diversos relatos de torneos celebrados en España. Acompaña el primer vol. un soberbio frontis con escenas de la vida de los caballeros, una hermosa alegoría de las armas del Cardenal Mazarino, un espléndido retrato del autor sostenido por un gran león, hermosísimas láminas mostrando torneos medievales y una espectacular gran lámina plegada con un esplendoroso grabado de un carrusel de caballeros, en la Plaza Real de Paris, en abril de 1612; el vol. 2 contiene un frontis grabado con una alegoría del valor, que el mismo autor explica en la pág. anterior, y diversos grabados en el texto. Precisamente Colombière es considerado el inventor de un nuevo sistema de tintar los grabados a la madera, al que él mismo alude en la obra (Brunet, V, p. 1390). Genealogía. Heráldica. Historia de Francia. Historia de España. Genealogy. Heraldry. History of France. History of Spain.

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        Les Mémoires de Messire Philippe de Commines, Sr. d'Argenton

      Chez les Elzeviers 1648 - Dernière édition, 1 vol. fort in-12 relié demi-basane marron à petits coins de vélin, dos à 4 nerfs, Chez les Elzeviers, Leide, 1648, 12 ff. n. ch. (dont titre gravé), 765 pp. et 9 ff. n. ch. (tables) Importante édition elzévirienne des mémoires de Commines. Cette jolie édition recherchée est signalée par Brunet (Brunet, II, 191) et Rahir (376), tandis que Willems évoque une édition "admirablement exécutée". Intéressant exemplaire d'une belle fraîcheur intérieure (rel. postérieure avec petit mq. en coiffe de tête, f. de titre un peu faible avec première garde partiellement contrecollée au plat). Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        O Valeroso Lucideno, e triumpho da liberdade ?.

      Lisbon, Impressor Paulo Craesbeeck, 1648. - Text in 2 columns. (8 ll.), 356 pp. Folio (27.5 x 18.5 cm.), modern vellum over boards, spine gilt, all edges gilt. Light dampstains at center and light browning, but overall in fine condition. ---- FIRST EDITION, first issue, of this account of the restoration of Pernambuco and the expulsion of the Dutch from Brazil, described by Borba de Moraes as "one of the best books about the war against the Dutch." Despite having all necessary licenses, it was suppressed almost immediately after publication (perhaps due to the influence of the Jesuits), and from 1655 until the late nineteenth century was in the @Index librorum prohibitorum. (This copy has a contemporary note on the title-page regarding the 1655 prohibition.) @Valeroso Lucideno received a new sales license in 1668, and was reissued by Domingos Carneiro with 2 new preliminary leaves replacing the 8 leaves of the 1648 issue. The remainder of the work is unchanged - Carneiro undoubtedly used the unsold copies from the suppressed 1648 issue. Boxer comments, "Admittedly, Fr. Manuel Calado was no unprejudiced or dispassionate observer. He wrote at white heat, and often with the fighting raging within earshot of him, between September 1645 and July 1646. But his work is all the more vivid and graphic for that, and much of it reads very like the front-line dispatches of a first-rate war correspondent. Apart from his vivid account of the first year of the Pernambuco insurrection ? he gives us a fascinating description of the colony in the days of Johan Maurits.? [His book] was intended to whip up popular and official support for the Pernambuco patriots, and it is naturally very one-sided ? [It] remains absolutely indispensable." Boxer praises Calado's pen-portraits ("vivid masterpieces of spite") and notes that two other chroniclers, Diogo Lopes de Santiago in his @História da guerra de Pernambuco and Fr. Rafael de Jesus in his @Castrioto Lusitano, relied heavily on Calado, often using his work without acknowledgement. (See @The Dutch in Brazil pp. 298-9.)Throughout the nineteenth century the work was rare but not much sought-after, since critics found fault with its language. Borba noted in 1973, however, that "of the Portuguese books about Brazil published in the eighteenth [@sic] century, this is the most difficult to find." Southey appealed to readers of the first edition of his @History of Brazil (1810-19) to lend him a copy, as he had not been able to consult it.Calado, born in Villa Viçosa, traveled to Brazil where he remained for 30 years. He belonged to the comunity of Hermits of Serra de Ossa in the Alto Alentejo, between Estremoz and Redondo, of the Order of St. Paul the First Hermit. A soldier, preacher, poet and historian, he played an active part in the struggle against the Dutch, even organizing guerrilla warfare.---- Arouca I, 312, 25. Borba de Moraes (1983) I, 142-3: "[copies] dated 1648 are much rarer than those of 1668." Mindlin, @Highlights 103. Innocêncio V, 384-5 and XVI, 146: noting copies sold in the Gubián sale (1867) for 8$500 and 5$500 réis (the latter without a title-page, lot 88); and in the Sousa Guimarães sale (1869) for 3$650 réis. Borba de Moraes & Berrien, @Manual bibliográfico de estudos brasileiros 3996: "uma história singela do Brasil dos seiscentos, cheia de saborosas noticias da vida contemporanea. A ingenuidade e simplicidade com que se exprime dão a seu livro, com o qual tanto antipatizava o austero Varnhagen, um alto indice de autenticidade ? A primeira e a segunda edições são raríssimas." Bosch 107. Adamson, @Bibliotheca lusitana p. 21: "of very rare occurrence." Barbosa Machado III, 211. Sabin 9868. @Exposição bibliografica da Restauração 246. Figanière 846. Pinto de Mattos (1970) p. 96 .JCB, @Portuguese and Brazilian Books 648/1. Palha 4249. J.H. Rodrigues, @Domínio holandês pp. 276-8 (nº 538) and throughout; p. 277: "Este livro é um retrato vivo e autentico dos sofrimentos e sa rebeldia dos aflitos moradores do Nordeste. È a melhor cr [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Istria olim Iapidia.

      Amsterdam: 1648 - Size: 530 × 640 mm. Copperplate engraving with wonderful early hand colour. Dutch text on verso. A few minor rust marks, and some slight discolouration to the central fold, otherwise in very good condition. A wonderfully decorative and visually striking map by Joan Blaeu of the peninsular of Istria, situated on the Adriatic Sea, bordering Italy, Croatia and Slovenia. Blaeu's attractive map is embellished by a gorgeous title cartouche; featuring the winged Lion of Venice, together with a pair of armoured soldiers and a pair of winged mermaids either side of the pretty mileage scale in the lower right corner. All major coastal towns are highlighted in red, rivers, mountains, forests and hills are well defined, a ship is seen sailing within the Gulf of Venice. Over the centuries, Istria has been a part of the Republic of Venice; The Austrian Empire (twice); been under Napoleonic Rule and then finally a part of modern day Italy. Published in Blaeu's "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" or "Novus Atlas".

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        De utilitate ex adversus capienda libri IV.

      Balck,, Lione 1648 - 8° (cm. 14,5) ¿ pp. (20), 870, (21), frontesp. figur. inciso in rame con timbretto di collezione in basso. Pergamena coeva, titolo manoscr. al dorso. Seconda rara edizione (la prima è del 1561) di questo saggio medico- filosofico, a carattere pedagogico e psicologico, che Cardano scrisse in seguito alla morte del figlio Giambattista, giustiziato nel 1560 per uxoricidio., nel quale si dispiega la filosofia dell'autore, che attraverso una visione disincantata sulla condizione umana, indica cosa deve fare l'uomo per raggiungere la felicità. Buon esemplare, leggermente arrossato, minimi difetti ai capitelli. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Enéide traduite en vers François. Première partie contenant les six premiers livres.

      A PARIS 1648 - RO80114519: 416 pages. Quelques gravures sur acier en noir et blanc, dans le texte, par Abraham Bosse. Une carte en noir et blanc, en double-pages (mouillure importante mais n'altérant pas la lecture de la carte, quelques petits manques en marges). Texte français en regard du texte latin. Manque de cuir en coiffes et légèrement sur le 2nd plat de couverture. Coins des plats, frottés. Avec les remarques du Traducteur aux marges pour l'intelligence de la Carthe et de l'Histoire ancienne, véritable et fabuleuse. Dédiée à Monseigneur l'Eminentissime Cardinal Mazarin. In-4 Broché. Etat passable. 2ème plat abîmé. Manque en coiffe de tête. Mouillures Classification Dewey : 870-Littératures des langues italiques. Littérature latine [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        STEPS TO THE TEMPLE, SACRED POEMS. WITH THE DELIGHTS OF THE MUSES.

      London: Humphrey Moseley, 1648 - Note: this is an original rare mid-17th century book of English poetry, not a reprint. STEPS TO THE TEMPLE, SACRED POEMS. WITH THE DELIGHTS OF THE MUSES. By Richard Crashaw, sometimes of Pembroke Hall, and the late Fellow of S. Peters Coll. In Cambridge. The second Edition wherein are added divers pieces not before extant. London: Printed for Humphrey Moseley, and are to be sold at his Shop at the Princes Armes in St. Pauls Church-yard, 1648. This 1648 edition of Crashaw’s poems follows the earlier edition of 1646 from the same publisher but contains many new poems, as well as many of his more familiar poems that have been greatly expanded, such as the two hymns to Saint Teresa. 12mo. [A6, B-F12, A-C12] A2-A4 comprise “The Preface to the Reader” by the author’s friend and editor (the same that appeared in the 1646 edition) whose identity remains unknown. The two parts are separately paginated with their own title pages and Tables of Contents. The first for the chiefly religious poems, and the second for “Other Poems written on severall occasions.” One of his best-known works, Sancta Maria Dolorum, is printed here for the first time (except for stanzas 7 & 8) as The Mother of Sorrowes. A number of the other new poems (chiefly in Latin) were not reprinted until the scholarly editions of the early 20th-century. Modern criticism has firmly established Crashaw as one of the major metaphysical poets and he is the most overtly religious. Born the son of a Puritan minister in 1613, he became a Catholic and was forced to leave England in 1645 and died in Italy in 1649. A very pleasing copy in what appears to be a late 18th or early 19th-century sheep binding with beveled edges, a leather spine lettering piece, and marbled end papers. There are three armorial bookplates. The two on the two front end papers are of John Deakin Heaton, M.D. with motto Esse Quam Videri, and Bernard Henry Newdigate, sans motto. The one on the rear, with motto Militavi non sine Gloria, is hand-signed “J. Knight” below the coat of arms. Bernard Henry Newdigate (1869-1944) was the noted fine press printer and publisher of Arden Press and the Shakespeare Head Press and also wrote Michael Drayton and his Circle and edited The Poems of Ben Jonson. There is a partial late 17th or early 18th-century ownership signature on the title page, Ex Libris Tho. Loc __ (or Coo__ ) and also the monogram initials JDH, dated 1861. John Deakin Heaton (1817-1880) was a civic-minded physician in Leeds, primarily known for his role in the founding of Yorkshire College, the precursor of the present University of Leeds. In this copy, the Table for The Delights of the Muses (F11-F12) is inserted at the beginning within the Preface, and the Table for The Steps to the Temple (A5-A6) is inserted before the title page of the second part, in place of F11-F12. Lacking the engraved title page preceding the letterpress title, which is supplied in facsimile (although L. C. Martin, who examined many copies for textual variants, mentions that the engraved title “is absent in some copies.”) However, this copy has an undated 14-page supplement of the publisher’s advertisements , “Courteous Reader, these Books following are printed for Humphrey Moseley, and are to be sold at his Shop at the Prince’s Armes in St. Paul’s Church-yard,” bound at the end, not mentioned in any of the references we have consulted. The page listing the The Stepps to the Temple also has a listing for Poems written by Mr. William Shakspeare Gent. 8o., not known to ever have been published. The text is complete but with minor imperfections, due chiefly to close shaving on the bottom edge affecting some signatures and catch phrases, but also the last line of text on p.21. There are some marginal notations and underlinings but these are unobtrusive. Both the 1646 and 1648 editions of Steps to the Temple, the only two books of Crashaw’s poetry published in his lifetime, are rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mathematicall Magick. Or, The Wonders that may be Performed by mechanicall geometry, 1648

      - FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST BOOK ON MECHANICS IN ENGLISH. John Wilkins was an English clergyman, natural philosopher, and polymath. Mathematicall Magick is divided into two books, one titled 'Archimedes, because he was the chiefest in discovering of Mechanical powers,' the other was called 'Daedalus, one of the first and most famous amongst the Ancients for his skill in making Automata.' In the first book, Wilkins explains the principles of mechanics as well as traditional mechanical devices such as the lever, wheel, pulley, glock and tackle, wedge, screw, and balance are discussed and illustrated. "The powers acting on them are compared to those acting in the human body" (Wikipedia). Wilkins shows effect of a series of gear transmission as well as "the importance of various speeds and the theoretical possibility to increase speed beyond the speed of the earth at the equator. Finally, siege engines like catapults are compared with the cost and effect of then modern guns" (ibid). In the second book, Wilkins pays special attention to perpetual motion machines and studies "various devices are examined which move independently of human interference like clocks and watches, water mills and wind mills. Wilkins explains devices being driven by the motion of air in a chimney or by pressurized air. Wilkins explains that it should be possible for a man, too, to fly by himself. If a frame were built where the person could sit and if this frame was sufficiently pushed in the air" (ibid). Wilkins was the 14th Bishop of Chester as well as the warden at Wadham College. A member of the Royal Society and its first secretary, WIlkins was devoted to the dissemination of scientific knowledge and the study of experimental philosophy. CONDITION & DETAILS: London: M[iles] F[lesher] for Sa: Gellibrand. 8vo (6.5 x 4.25 inches; 163 x 106mm). Numerous text woodcuts and 8 engravings, most of which are full page. [16], 295, [3]. One leaf, L4 (p. 151-2) is missing and has been supplied in meticulous and aged facsimile. Bound in contemporary calf, blind-stamped on the front and rear boards; rebacked at the spine. 5 raised bands. Minor scuffing and rubbing at the edges. Minor toning and aging throughout. Very good condition.

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        Bird's-eye view map of the ancient walled city of Jerusalem by the eminent Visscher family cartographers of Amsterdam

      Engraved Hand Colored Map of Ancient Jerusalem, Vissher Excu., 1648, 19.5" X 14", image size of 16" X 12", with visual Vissher (Fisher) Signature of a fisherman in the lower left corner. The practice of illustrating Bibles with maps began in the sixteenth century and by the seventeenth century five traditional subjects were typically included: the Patriarchs, the Exodus, the Twelve Tribes of Israel, Christ and the Gospels, and the Wandering of St. Paul. To this, the Vissher family of Amsterdam added an imaginary bird's-eye view of the ancient city of Jerusalem with East at top. Forty sites are identified, among them Herod's palace, the anointment of King Solomon, and Mount Zion. Light soiling and small tape shadow to blank margins, folds, else fine condition. \Text on verso is in Dutch and is titled "Beschryvinge / Van / Ierusalem". Light show through of brown color from the map which does not affect legibility. Overall, fine condition. Claes Jansz Visscher (1587 - 1652) established his fir

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        Prince

      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 FranÁaise in 1634.Wing B615, ESTC R32936HBS 64600.$1,500

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        "Aigentliche Abbildung der Bischoflichen Haupt Statt Bamberg." Kolorierter Kupferstich aus der "Topographia" bei Matthäus Merian. 1648. 28,2:37,8 cm.

      1648. Fauser 1025. - Heller 136. - Mit Legende unter der Darstellung..

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        Kst.- Karte, v. A. Peyrounin n. N. Sanson b. Mariette, "Calabre Citerieure et Vlterieure le Far de Messine &c. 1648".

      . dat. 1648, 41 x 56. Pastoureau, Sanson V E; Unten links der Titel. Die Karte zeigt Südkalabrien und das nördl. Sizilien. Mittig die Straße von Messina, im Norden die Liparischen Inseln.

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        OPERA quae exstant, a Iusto Lipsio postremum recensita, eiusque auctis emendatisque comentariis illustrata: item C. Velleius Paterculus cum eiusdem Iusti Lipsi auctioribus notis

      Antwerp, ex officina Plantiniana, Balthasaris Moreti, 1648.. 4 works by Tacitus in 1 volume plus a commentary by Justus Lipsius and a work by Caius Velleius Paterculus. 1648, Latin text, folio in sixes, 390 x 240 mm, 15¼ x 9½ inches, title page printed red and black, large pictorial printer's device on title page, separate title pages each with the same device for the two commentaries: (1) Iusti LipsI dispunctio notarum Mirandulani codicis ad Corn. Taciti. (2) C. Velleius Paterculus cum animadversionibus Iusti LipsI, quas postremum auxit et emendavit, large pictorial tailpieces, historiated and decorated initials of various sizes, a large different version of the printer's device repeated on Bb8r on the blank following the indexes to the main works and also on verso of penultimate colophon page, pages: [16], 547, [33 - indexes]; 36; 84, [16 - index], separate paginations for the commentaries, final leaf is a blank, collation: *8, A-Z6, a-z6, Aa6, Bb8; AA-CC6; Aaa-Ggg6, Hhh8. Bound in original full vellum, yapp edges, gilt rules and decoration to both covers, central gilt coat of arms, gilt rules to spine with small gilt floral motif in compartments, gilt lettered title. Vellum discoloured, gilt worn off spine, slightly worn on covers, tiny surface chip to tail of spine, ties missing, signature of Sir John Taylor Coleridge on front endpaper with his address and date of 1853, tiny closed tear and tiny chip to lower edge of A2, small piece missing from lower margin corner of t5, v3, and Fff2, no loss of text, some light ink splashes to lower margin of Hhh3 (last page of index). A very clean tight attractive copy, reprinted from the 1627 edition with different ornaments and title page. The works of Tacitus edited here are: Annalium ab excessu Augusti; Historiarum, ab excessu Neronis; De Moribus Germanorum; De Vita Iulii Agricolae. Justus Lipsius, renowned Flemish humanist, philologist and philosopher, first published his important critical edition of Tacitus in 1574. The edition of 1600 was the last to be published under his supervision before his death in 1606. This volume also contains the work of C. Velleius Paterculus, a Roman historian (circa 19 BC-circa 31 AD) annotated here by Justus Lipsius. John Taylor Coleridge (1790–1876) whose signature appears on the front endpaper was a judge and classicist, nephew of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and corresponded with Arnold, Southey, Newman, Pusey, and Keble. He wrote a Life of Keble (1869) heavily based on that correspondence. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Carminum libri tres. Tyrnau, Collegium Academicum Societatis Jesu 1764. 8°. 2 Bll., 75 S., mit Titelholzschn.-Vignette, Goldschnitt, Ldr. d. Zt. mit Vergoldung u. Wappensupralibros auf beiden Deckeln.

      . . De Backer-S. V, 388.- Seltener Druck aus der in den Jahren 1648-1777 existierenden Jesuitendruckerei von Tyrnau (Trnava in der Slowakei).- Erste Ausgabe der Gedichtsammlung des ungarischen Mathematikers u. Physikers Mako de Kerek Gede (1724-1793). "Seine lateinischen Elegien wurden in den schweizerischen Schulen bei dem Sprachunterrichte benutzt." (ADB XX, 125).- Tls. leicht braunfleckig, der schöne Wappeneinband des österreichischen Kaiserhauses etw. berieben u. fleckig.# First edition of the collection of poems by the Hungarian mathematician and physicist Mako de Kerek Gede (1724-1793) in a Coat of Arms binding from the Austrian empire.

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

      [London]:: Printed in the yeare,. 1648.. 4to: A - M^4. 7-5/8" x 5-3/4". 1st edition (Wing B-1090). [2], 92, [2 (blank)] pp.. 18th C full speckled calf, with extra gilt decorated spine. Red speckled edges. Preliminary blank with period list of contents [i.e., the 3 titles bound together].. 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.. 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. . Royal arms device to t.p. Decorative initial capital letters. Head- tailpieces.

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        l'eneide de virgile, traduction nouvelle.

      Paris chez Toussaint Quinet 1648 - bound, contempory vellum, 529pp. livre neufiesme de l'endeide de virgile argument, 0 g.

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        OPERA quae exstant, a Iusto Lipsio postremum recensita, eiusque auctis emendatisque comentariis illustrata: item C. Velleius Paterculus cum eiusdem Iusti Lipsi auctioribus notis.

      Antwerp, ex officina Plantiniana, Balthasaris Moreti, 1648.4 works by Tacitus in 1 volume plus a commentary by Justus Lipsius and a work by Caius Velleius Paterculus. Reprint 1648, Latin text, folio in sixes, 390 x 240 mm, 15¼ x 9½ inches, title page printed red and black, large pictorial printer's device on title page, separate title pages each with the same device for the two commentaries: (1) Iusti LipsI dispunctio notarum Mirandulani codicis ad Corn. Taciti. (2) C. Velleius Paterculus cum animaduersionibus Iusti LipsI, quas postremum auxit et emendauit, large pictorial tailpieces, historiated and decorated initials of various sizes, a large different version of the printer's device repeated on Bb8r on the blank following the indexes to the main works and also on verso of penultimate colophon page, pages: [16], 547, [33 - indexes]; 36; 84, [16 - index], separate paginations for the commentaries, final leaf is a blank, collation: *8, A - Z6, a - z6, Aa6, Bb8; AA - CC6; Aaa - Ggg6, Hhh8. Bound in original full vellum, yapp edges, gilt rules and decoration to both covers, central gilt coat of arms, gilt rules to spine with small gilt floral motif in compartments, gilt lettered title. Vellum discoloured, gilt worn off spine, slightly worn on covers, tiny surface chip to tail of spine, ties missing, signature of Sir John Taylor Coleridge on front endpaper with his address and date of 1853, tiny closed tear and tiny chip to lower edge of A2, small piece missing from lower margin corner of t5, v3, and Fff2, no loss of text, some light ink splashes to lower margin of Hhh3 (last page of index). A very clean tight attractive copy, reprinted from the 1627 edition with different ornaments and title page. The works of Tacitus edited here are: Annalium ab excessu Augusti; Historiarum, ab excessu Neronis; De Moribus Germanorum; De Vita Iulii Agricolae. Justus Lipsius, renowned Flemish humanist, philologist and philosopher, first published his important critical edition of Tacitus in 1574. The edition of 1600 was the last to be published under his supervision before his death in 1606. This volume also contains the work of C. Velleius Paterculus, a Roman historian (circa 19 BC - circa 31 AD) annotated here by Justus Lipsius. John Taylor Coleridge (1790?1876) whose signature appears on the front endpaper was a judge and classicist, nephew of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and corresponded with Arnold, Southey, Newman, Pusey, and Keble. He wrote a Life of Keble (1869) heavily based on that correspondence. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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

      Amsterdam 1648 - Contemporary red morocco, paneled in gilt with fillets and decorative rolls, the inner panel with elaborate blocked cornerpieces of stylized scrolling foliage, a blocked central oval of scrolling flowers and foliage enclosing a small blank oval, the spine gilt in eight compartments with raised bands, each compartment with a central rose flower-head tool and a small flower-spray tool at each corner, green cloth ties, gilt edges, modern tan cloth box, brown morocco lettering-piece. An unrecorded variant edition of Blaeu's atlas of England and Wales, in a magnificent contemporary red morocco binding. The fifty-eight maps normally found in the French editions are supplemented by an appendix with a half-title and two new maps. These new maps are general maps of Scotland and Ireland, which were the first two maps completed for Blaeu's atlas of Scotland. The forthcoming publication of the Scotland atlas is announced on the half-title, but it did not appear on the market until 1654 (as volume 5 of the Theatrum ). Neither Koeman nor Skelton mention a French edition with this appendix, which is normally found in the Dutch-text edition of 1647 (Koeman B145B). The ephemeral nature of this edition is confirmed by the fact that the supplement is not mentioned in the index at the end. The present atlas is volume four of the six-volume French text edition of the Theatrum (or Théâtre du Monde ). The volumes of the Theatrum were published separately from 1635 to 1655. Volume 4 was introduced with French text in 1645. In its completed form, the Theatrum was the finest and most accurate atlas yet to have been published. Koeman I, Bl-42 C (not calling for the extra maps of Scotland or Ireland present here); Skelton 43. Folio. (20 ¾ x 13 inches). French text, letterpress title on slip within hand-coloured engraved architectural border, heightened in gilt, 60 engraved general and county maps (59 double page) including general maps of Scotland and Ireland preceded by a printed divisional half-title (not called for in the index at end), all finely coloured by a contemporary hand, 71 illustrations (3 hand-coloured). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        RECORDS ARITHMETICK OR THE GROUND OF ARTS. Teaching the perfect work and practise of arithmetick, both in whole numbers and fractions, after a more easie and exact form than in former time hath been set forth: made by M. Robert Record, D. in Physick

      London : printed by M[iles]. F[lesher]. for John Harrison, and are to be sold by Nath. Brooks, at the sign of the Angel in Corn-hil, 1648.Afterward, augmented by M. John Dee. And since enlarged with a third part of rules of practise, abridged into a briefer method than hitherto hath been published, with divers necessary rules incident to the trade of merchandise: with tables of the valuation of all coyns, as they are current at this present time. By John Mellis. And now diligently perused, corrected, illustrated and enlarged; with an appendix of figurate numbers, ... and new tables of interest ... the first calculated by R.C. ... and the latter diligently calculated by Rob?t Hartwell, philomathemat. "The third part, or, Additions to this booke," has separate title page, dated 1648; pagination and register are continuous. Small 8vo, approximately 165 x 105 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, pages: [26], 1 - 630, decorated initials, a few diagrams and tables in the text, occasional printed pointing hand in margins, bound in full sheep, rebacked with 2 maroon gilt lettered labels to spine, gilt date at bottom of spine. Covers rubbed, corners worn with card showing at tips, small neat repair to bottom edge and corner of title page, 2 pages have marginal tears with slight loss, not affecting text, last leaf has outer edge strengthened with archival tape, not affecting text, occasional old pale ink splash, 3 damaged pages from early books, 2 at front and 1 at rear, no pastedowns or endpapers, tiny hole to one page, no loss of meaning, pale age - browning to margins and occasional small fox spot, title page and last page have slight browning to outer margin, otherwise a very good copy. See: ESTC R182546 listing a 1646 copy, our copy is the same and with the same collation except for the publisher's imprint; A Catalogue of Printed Books in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library, Volume 4, page 486; Rara Arithmetica by David Eugene Smith, pages 213 - 221; Bibliotheca Osleriana, A Catalogue of Books iIlustrating the History of Medicine and Science, page 343, No. 3767: "Recorde was educated at Oxford, took his M.D. at Cambridge, he taught Mathematics, anatomy, music, rhetoric, astrology and cosmography. He became Comptroller of the Mint and general surveyor of mines and money. He was arrested for debt and died in prison. He was the first writer in English on arithmetick"; Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Volume 11 pages 338 - 339: "The Ground of Arts was the most popular of all Recorde's works". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Lincolnia Comitatus. Anglis Lincoln-Shire.

      1648 - Amsterdam, 1648, Latin text edition. Fine original colour. 420 x 505mm. A fine example with original colouring A county map of Lincolnshire published the year Charles I reignited the Civil War by negotiating an invasion of England by the Scots. It is decorated with a pillar of armorials of the local nobles (including John of Gaunt), two Royal crests and a title cartouche with two putti holding a pair of compasses and a rule. KOEMAN: Bl 44.

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        POEMA HEROICO DE LA INVENCION DE LA CRUZ

      . Zustand: Muy Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura 1 Edicion. Madrid. 1648. Pasta espanola, tejuelo y dorados. 268Fol. 21x15. Poema heroico de la invencion de la Cruz de Francisco Lopez de Zarate, Constantino Magno, que tuvo una gran fama hasta el siglo XIX y que fue muy admirado por el Grandissimo Cervantes. Esta gran Obra consta de 22 libros que aparecen separados por bellos tacos xilograficos (foto) y se escribio en Octava reales, estrofa predilecta de los escritores del siglo de Oro de Espana. Tiene falta de paginacion 192 a 195 fue un error de imprenta,todas las obras la tienen. Una Gran Obra sin duda. Ref 8.4 Biblioteca A.

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        BIBLIA SACRA VULGATAE EDITIONIS SIXTI V. PONT. MAX. IUSSU RECOGNITA ATQUE EDITA.

      GIUNTA & BABA 1648 Legatura di primo Ottocento in mezza pelle spugnata e carta marmorizzata; al dorso, titolo in oro su tassello rosso, fregi in oro agli scomparti. Elegante frontespizio figurato firmato Ficini con titolo e dati tipografici inseriti all'interno di edicole circondate da una rappresentazione sacra; 22 pagine non numerate per prefazioni varie; 936 pagine numerate contenenti 233 incisioni silografiche nel testo, raffiguranti rappresentazioni sacre; 48 pagine non numerate di indici. Esemplare complessivamente in buone condizioni, sporadiche lievi arrossature ad alcune carte.

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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].. 4to: A - I^4. 7-5/8" x 5-3/4". 1st edition (Laslett, p. 47; NCBEL I, 2338; Wing F-912). [8], 64 pp.. 18th C full speckled calf, with extra gilt decorated spine. Red speckled edges. Preliminary blank with period list of contents [i.e., the 3 titles bound together].. Slight bow to boards. Front joint starting at top 1-1/2". Spine. gilt flaking to a small degree. A VG copy.. 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. . Printer's device to t.p. Head- tailpieces.

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        A FULL ANSWER To An INFAMOUS And TRAYTEROUS [sic] PAMPHLET,ÊEntituled, [A Declaration of the Commons of England in Parliament Assembled, Expressing their Reasons and Grounds of Passing the late Resolutions Touching No Further Addresse or Application to be Made to the King].

      Printed for R. Royston,, [London]: 1648 - Royal arms faces t.p. [A1v]. Decorative initial capital letters. Head- tailpieces. Capell held the office of Gentleman of the Bedchamber to King William III between 1691 & 1702; was Colonel of the 4th Dragoons between 1693 & 1710; and was made a Privy Counselor in 1708 by Queen Anne. [Wiki]. Bound with 2 other Royalist publications from 1648; Filmer's GRAND INQUEST [TavBooks ID #39974] & Bate's ROYALL APOLOGY [TavBooks ID #39998]. Price is for the one volume containing all 3 titles. A2v with 1701 bookplate of "The Right Hon.ble Algernon Capell, Earl of Essex, Viscount Maldon & Baron Capell of Hadham. Slight bow to boards. Front joint starting at top 1-1/2". Spine gilt flaking to a small degree. A VG copy. 18th C full speckled calf, with extra gilt decorated spine. Red speckled edges. Preliminary blank with period list of contents [i.e., the 3 titles bound together]. 4to: A - Y^4. 7-5/8" x 5-3/4". 1st edition (Wing C-4423). [8], 160, 181 - 188 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Landtcarte von dem Ambte Flensborg ohne Nordgoeßherde anno 1648. Kolor. Kupferstich von Mejer aus Danckwerth, Husum 1652. 42 x 58 cm.

      1648. . Mit einer Inset-Karte 'Grundtriß der Stadt Flensborg', zwei Rollwerkskartuschen und einer allegorischen Figurendarstellung am Meilenanzeiger.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        Conjuración del Duque de Hijar, y sublevación de Aragón, 1648] Defensa de Don Pedro de Silva, Marques de la Vega de la Sagra, Colegial en el Mayor de Cuenca de la Universidad de Salamanca, preso en la Carcel Real de esta Corte. A la acusación puesta por el señor D. Agustín del Hierro, Fiscal del Consejo de Castilla, en la qual pretende, que se declare aver cometido delito de lesa Magestad in primo capite, por aver sido complice en la conjuración, que refiere su acusación, en orden a la sublevación del Reyno de Aragón, para hacer Rey de aquel Reyno al Duque de Yjar.

      s.l. s.i. s.a. [Madrid, c. 1648] - 30x20,5 cm. 24 folios numerados. Encuadernado en tela moderna con tejuelo en el plano. Ejemplar con todos sus márgenes naturales y en muy buen estado. Importante documento jurídico. Defensa legal de Don Pedro de Silva, acusado de crimen de lesa Majestad. Se le tomo declaración después de aplicársele tortura. ". que no está probado el delito de lesa Majestad, de que ha sido acusado. no solo por condenarle por el en la pena, que le corresponde, pero que no huvo, ni hay indicios legales, que pudiessen motivar la tortura que se le mandó dar, y en cuya comminación confessó ser complice en la conjuración, de que ha sido acusado". Palau 313.426.

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        RECORDS ARITHMETICK OR THE GROUND OF ARTS. Teaching the perfect work and practise of arithmetick, both in whole numbers and fractions, after a more easie and exact form than in former time hath been set forth: made by M. Robert Record, D. in Physick

      London : printed by M[iles]. F[lesher]. for John Harrison, and are to be sold by Nath. Brooks, at the sign of the Angel in Corn-. London : printed by M[iles]. F[lesher]. for John Harrison, and are to be sold by Nath. Brooks, at the sign of the Angel in Corn-hil, 1648.. Afterward, augmented by M. John Dee. And since enlarged with a third part of rules of practise, abridged into a briefer method than hitherto hath been published, with divers necessary rules incident to the trade of merchandise: with tables of the valuation of all coyns, as they are current at this present time. By John Mellis. And now diligently perused, corrected, illustrated and enlarged; with an appendix of figurate numbers, ... and new tables of interest ... the first calculated by R.C. ... and the latter diligently calculated by Rob’t Hartwell, philomathemat. "The third part, or, Additions to this booke," has separate title page, dated 1648; pagination and register are continuous. Small 8vo, approximately 165 x 105 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, pages: [26], 1-630, decorated initials, a few diagrams and tables in the text, occasional printed pointing hand in margins, bound in full sheep, rebacked with 2 maroon gilt lettered labels to spine, gilt date at bottom of spine. Covers rubbed, corners worn with card showing at tips, small neat repair to bottom edge and corner of title page, 2 pages have marginal tears with slight loss, not affecting text, last leaf has outer edge strengthened with archival tape, not affecting text, occasional old pale ink splash, 3 damaged pages from early books, 2 at front and 1 at rear, no pastedowns or endpapers, tiny hole to one page, no loss of meaning, pale age-browning to margins and occasional small fox spot, title page and last page have slight browning to outer margin, otherwise a very good copy. See: ESTC R182546 listing a 1646 copy, our copy is the same and with the same collation except for the publisher's imprint; A Catalogue of Printed Books in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library, Volume 4, page 486; Rara Arithmetica by David Eugene Smith, pages 213-221; Bibliotheca Osleriana, A Catalogue of Books iIlustrating the History of Medicine and Science, page 343, No. 3767: "Recorde was educated at Oxford, took his M.D. at Cambridge, he taught Mathematics, anatomy, music, rhetoric, astrology and cosmography. He became Comptroller of the Mint and general surveyor of mines and money. He was arrested for debt and died in prison. He was the first writer in English on arithmetick"; Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Volume 11 pages 338-339: "The Ground of Arts was the most popular of all Recorde's works". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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