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2010-04-22 20:05:04
Buxtorf, Johann
Basileae: Impensis Haered. Ludovici König 8vo (16.7 cm, 6.55"). [16], 390, [8 (index)] pp.. 1648 Sole edition of this gathering of brief literary excerpts in Latin and Hebrew, alphabetically arranged by motif; the texts were collected and edited by Buxtorf the younger. The title-page bears a woodcut printer's device. Contemporary vellum with yapp edges, spine with early inked title; some light discoloration, with cut to vellum across spine. Pastedowns loose from inside covers, with bits of old manuscript used in the binding structure, showing; 19th-century bookplate attached to exposed paste board and endpapers creased. Shadow of old shelf number on verso of title-page. One leaf with small stain and hole affecting about four letters. Foxing ranging from mild to moderate.
Bookseller: SessaBks, A Division of the Philadelphia
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2010-04-21 20:03:19
Bible - Dutch. Lutheran. 1648.
Gedruckt by Rieuwert Dircksz van Baardt, t'Amsterdam: 1648., 1648. ff. (19), 278, 112, 70, 132 leaves. Engraved pictorial title page and tailpiece, and five historiated double-page folding maps and city views (by Savary). Woodcut tailpieces, large and small decorative and historiated initials. Light marginal worming in preliminaries. Map of Paradise with wear at the margins. Engraved title mounted. Printed titles for the Prophets and New Testament. Folio. Contemporary full leather binding over split oak boards. Corners and clasp holders in thick brass. Spine and joints deteriorated; boards detached. Still impressive, and priced to allow for proper restoration. Engraved bookplate of R. Percy Alden, drawn by the American artist J. Alden Weir. This is the famous Dutch Lutheran Bible of 1648. This important Dutch Bible of was based on the Low German Bible printed at Madeburg in 1554, which was translated by J. Bugenhagen from Luther's Bible of 1545. It was published for the use of his brother Mennonites in 1560 by N. Biestkens van Diest in Emden, and became famous as the Biestkens Bible. Darlow and Moule 'Historical Catalogue of the Printed Editions of the Holy Scripture' No. 3311 says that this edition is "A revision of the 'Biestkens Bible' prepared on the basis of Luther's by Adolf Visscher of the Lutheran Church at Amsterdam. This became the standard Bible of the Dutch Lutherans." It is curious to note that it is the only Dutch Bible ever published by van Baardt. Darlow & Moule 3311. **PRICE JUST REDUCED! Scarce. W108. Hardcover. Very Good.
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2010-04-14 22:58:01
Fanshaw, Richard
London: Humphrey Moseley, 1648. Book. Good. Full Leather. First Thus, Second Issue. 8vo. Second issue with additional poems. 312 pp, the first 70 of which have been torn at lower left corner affecting a bare minimum of text. Front cover torn in same place but over a greater area (1" x 2"). Covers reinforced with tape. Backstrip rubbed and chipped at crown and foot of spine. Covers worn and corners blunted. Back joint split; front joint starting. Bookplate and owners' names and dates. Text clean. As is..
Bookseller: Montreal Books [Westmount, QC, Canada]
2010-04-13 16:00:22
Gauden, John and King Charles I
London: n.p., 1648 [but 1649]. First edition, early issue. Leather Bound. Near Fine. 4 5/8 x 6 3/4 inches. 2 ffep + [8] + 1 folding plate + 269 + [1] pages + 1 rfep. Marbled endpapers. Bibliographic notes on ffep (noting Wing E271, Madan 2, Almack 3 with repayed not Repaied). Close to Almack 1, but title with one oblong block (unique to Almack 4-6) and "mali" for "mala." Margins of title page lightly soiled, pages otherwise clean. Old repair to back of plate. Bound in full 18th Century calf with some light scuffing, mostly to edges, sympathetically rebacked with original spine relaid. Spine with extensive blindstamped decoration. Boards with double rolled borders and diamond decorations. ESTCR40157 A very nice copy of an early and unrecorded imprint of this important work regarding the martyrdom of King Charles I with a colorful history and a bewildering bibliography.
Bookseller: St. Wulfstans Books [United States]
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2010-04-12 12:26:43
Dogen, Matthias
A Amsterdam: Chez Louys Elzevier,, 1648. *The price of this item HAS BEEN temporarily reduced until Sunday, July 19. Order now for BEST SAVINGS! (sale item) ... ... mise en francois par Helie Poirier. first edition in French; folio (leaves 31 cm. tall), [8] (beginning with pictorial title), 547 pp. (actually 543, page numbers 155-158 not used, as issued), including a section title ... La partie qui concerne l’attaque & la deffance. With the same imprint and date but with an Athene and olive tree printer’s device vignette, 10 leaves of tables not included in the pagnation, all 70 double page plates, forty one of them are plans for individual locations in continental Europe e.g. Amsterdam, Philipsburg, Antwerp, St. Malo, Geneva, etc. etc., the others show details of construction, tools, geometric principles, etc. and most have multiple figures; full vellum with a hand lettered spine and edges sprinkled red; binding soiled with a very substantial tear across head of spine and front h. Photos available upon request.
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2010-04-01 09:37:58
Walker, Clement
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 … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2010-03-31 19:53:49
. Kupferstich von 2 Platten gedruckt aus Merians Theatrum Europaeum, 1648, 21 x 65 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Zeigt die Seeschlacht in den Dows ('Duns') am 21. Oktober 1639 unter Admiral Martin Harpertzoon Tromp (Maarten Tromp): Die spanische Atlantikflotte mit 70 Schiffen läuft in den Kanal und ankert nach einem Gefecht mit 20 niederländischen Schiffen vor der englischen Küste in den Downs. Die Engländer, zu diesem Zeitpunkt neutral, senden eine Flotte zur Überwachung. Die Niederländer greifen die vor Ankerliegende spanische Flotte mit 100, aber durchweg kleineren, Schiffen an. Die spanische Flotte wird völlig überrascht und fast völlig vernichtet. Die Engländer greifen nicht ein und überlassen das Schlachtfeld den Niederländern. Die spanische Seemacht war jetzt entgültig zerbrochen. - Im Hintergund der Seeschlacht Ansicht der englischen Küste von Dover bis Margate. - Am oberen Vedutenrand Titel; unter der Ansicht Legende von A - W.
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2010-03-27 19:11:08
William Sheppard
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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2010-02-27 21:25:01
Coke, Edward, Sir (1552-1634)
London: MDCXLVIII. [1648] Printed at London by M. Flesher, for W. Lee, and D. Pakeman., 1648. Book. Very Good. Leather. 2nd Edition. Description: Two volumes in one. Folio (11½ × 7½ in): frontis., [10], 243, [19] p.; frontis., [12], 364, [2] p. (index to Fourth Part not present in this copy). Contemporary calf, rebacked, endpapers renewed. · Register: 2º: [A]-22K^4 2L^6 (frontis. on [A]1; 2L6 a blank, present); A^6 B-2Z^4 3A^6 (frontis. on A1; 3A6 a blank, present). · Condition: Binding worn and rubbed yet sound. A few leaves heavily foxed. · Comments: Second edition of each part. · References: Wing C4961; ESTC R221404; Wing C4930; ESTC R40364..
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2010-02-16 02:20:30
WECKERIN, ANNA:
sampt adskillige slags Backelse/Tærter/ Marcipaner/ Postejer/ oc saadant meere beredis skal. I lige maade/ om adskillige Suppe oc Moos for sunde oc siuge Folck/ udi adskillige Tilfald/ saa vel som oc for fructsommelige Qvinder/ Barselqvinder/ gamle oc bedagede Personer/ oc for spæde Børn/ konsterigen oc tienligen udi en hast uden stor Omkostning at berede oc tilrede. For nogle Aar siden paa Tydsk sammendragen af Frue Anna Weckerin. Oc nu den gemene Mand til beste paa Danske udsat aff Povel Iverssøn Kolding. Kbhvn.: Peter Hake 1648. (7) + 213 (pagineret 130-342) + (9) s., i alt 111 blade. Indb. i nyt helpergament i gammel stil. New full vellum in old style.. Oeconomia Nova Paa Danske part IV.Den første danske kogebog udkom 1616, og findes kun i ét eksemplar, som befinder sig på Det kgl. Bibliotek. Ovennævnte er formentlig den næst-tidligste trykt i Danmark.The first Danish cookery-book, "Koge Bog Indeholdendis et hundrede fornødne stycker...", Copenhagen 1616, only exists in one copy which is in the Royal Library in Copenhagen. This is probably the 2nd Danish cookery book printed.Bibl. Dan. II, 233. Thesaurus II, 492
Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat
2010-01-23 21:13:21
BLAEU, Joan].
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.
Bookseller: Robert Frew Ltd. ABA ILAB
2009-06-10 11:11:49
(Gauden, John)
n.p. (London): n.p. (Richard Roylston), 1648 ( but 1649). Second Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. (8),269,pp. Folding frontispiece portrait of the King, without the Explanation. This edition is Madan #2, Almack #4, with two square blocks added to title page and text reset; misspelling "mali" for "mala" on title page. Originally attributed to Charles I, it is now acknowledged that the author is John Gauden. The portrait is signed "Guil: Marshall sculpsit"; in this issue the portrait is Marshall's original design, the second state (cf. Madan, p. 177). There were at least 40 different English editions printed in 1649 (some dated 1648, but actually printed in 1649). Contemporary full black calf with a crown and 'C' and 'R' at its base on both boards in gilt. Spine tips were replaced at an early date; light soil; lacks final blank; else a very good copy. Wing E272 ESTC R221528.
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2009-03-17 07:16:39
PISO, W. & MARCGRAF, G.
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 n … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History Booksellers since 1899) [Netherlands]
2009-03-15 03:14:21
Tacitus, Cornelius. Lipsius, Justus (1547-1606). Wowern, Johann Von (1574-1612). Moretus, Balthasar (1574-1641)
Antverpiae : Ex Officina Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti, 1648, Hardback, 2nd Edition in this form. Minor generalized textual wear with preliminary browning and insignificant worming. Finely bound in aniline calf over marble boards; raised bands with a redd gilt-blocked Morocco label. An exceptional example. Scans and additional detail on request. ; 1 pages; Physical desc. : 3 pts ; 39 cm. Subject: Rome - History - The five Julii, 30 B. C. -68 A. D. Reprinted from the 1627 edition; title and ornaments differ. Title in red and black. Printer's device on each title page & verso of final leaves. Head- and tail-pieces; initials; printed marginal notations. 1 pages. Inventory No: 109401.
Bookseller: MW Books Ltd. [Galway, Ireland]
2009-03-10 08:18:57
WECKERIN, ANNA (ANNA WECKER). - [THE SECOND COOK BOOK IN DANISH]
Kiøbenhaffn, Peter Hake, 1648. 4to. Nydeligt hldrbd. i flammet kalv med rygforgyldning og rygtitel i indfarvet skind (fra omkr. 1850). (7),(213)(=pagineret 130-342),(10) pp. Enkelte ark lidt tæt beskåret foroven. Enkelte tilskrifter i gl. hånd. I udmærket stand, men p.g.a. af trykpapiret gennemgående noget brunet. Et bladhjørne repareret uden tab af tekst.<br><br> 4to. Nice full binding of mottled calf w. coloured leather title-label to spine (ab. 1850). A few leaves a bit shaved at top. A few marginal notes in old hand. In pretty good condition, but due to the paper-quality somewhat brownspotted. One corner of a leaf repaired, without loss of text. (7), (213) (= paginated 130-342), (10) pp. ¶ Denne 2. kogebogsudgivelse på dansk indgår i Jørgen Holsts samling "Oeconomia Nova", som indeholder 9 værker med egne titelblade, der hver for sig også blev solgt separat. Den danske udgave er oversat efter den tyske original fra 1598 med titlen "Ein köstlich new Kochbuch.." - Vegenfeldt og Kornerup: 1248 - Bibl. Danica II:232-33 - Thesaurus: 492.<br><br>First edition of the second cook book to appear in Danish, translated from the German original "Ein köstlich new Kochbuch" from 1598.
Bookseller: Lynge & Son [Denmark]
2009-03-02 04:13:30
Strada, Famianus
Rome: Corbelletti, 1648. Book. Very good- condition. Hardcover. Early edition. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. 7 leaves, 642 pages, followed by 45 leaves of index. Measures 13.5cm (height). Full leather binding; original boards and an old rebacking; front board re-attached. Front and rear flyleaves stained and chipped at the edges, as well as the first few pages of text which have archival repairs to the edges. The textblock is separated at page 168 but remaining intact, functional and attractive. Illustrated with an engraved lion map title page and numerous wood engraved portraits including Alexander Farnesius, Matthias Archidux, Franciscus Hercules Valexius, Maximilwanus Henninius, Philippus Comes Holachius, Giulielmus Ludovicus, Mauritius Nassavius Orangii, etc. Early bookplate: Aedes Christi in Academia Oxoniensi. Previous owner marks: Liber Ecclesia Christi No. 383; R. Burton's. Written by an Italian Jesuit historian, Famianus Strada (1572-1649). Flemish history; Netherlands..
Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller ABAA [Chicago, IL, U.S.A.]
2009-02-21 22:21:24
Rowley, Alexander here just "A. R
London: Imprinted at London by M.Bell, for William Larner at the Blackmore neere Bishopsgate, and George Whittington at the blew Anchor In Cornhill neer the Exchange, 1648. Hardcover. Good. 141x90mm (in 8's) contemporary calf with blind indented initials W.H. on covers (tips worn spine with 1 split for 4cm and one hole nearer to foot/repair to head of spine with some chipping) [viii] +210pp with the rare tipped in Errour leaf + 152pp + 432pp. Lacks endpapers, but that has long been the case because there is an early ownership inscription Elizabeth Carlile on bare inside of lower board. Some 4 leaves with ink spots and penultimate leaf with corner loss affecting 3 letters, another leaf torn without loss, 1st and last leaf bit soiled, and a few other signs of use or marginal tears but for its age and use as a school book quite acceptable.
Bookseller: Abbey Antiquarian Books [United Kingdom]
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2009-02-11 21:19:16
Fanshaw, Richard
Humphrey Moseley, London, 1648. Second issue with additional poems. 312 pp, the first 70 of which have been torn at lower left corner affecting a bare minimum of text. Front cover torn in same place but over a greater area (1" x 2"). Covers reinforced with tape. Backstrip rubbed and chipped at crown and foot of spine. Covers worn and corners blunted. Back joint split; front joint starting. Bookplate and owners' names and dates. Text clean. As is. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: RPBooks [Champlain, NY, U.S.A.]
2008-12-02 19:26:28
Diodati, John
London: Nicholas Fussell. Rear cover hinge cracked and front hinge starting. Frontis and title and last two pages very worn - all repaired or re-laid on paper but needing attention. Staining to prelims and last pages as well as other occasional marks. Early rebinding - top margin closely cropped. 1648. Second Edition. Leather cover. 230mm x 175mm (9" x 7"). 487pp. Frontispiece and engraved title page. .
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2008-12-02 14:03:14
BRAHE, TYCHO. - [SECOND PRINTING OF BRAHE'S MAIN WORKS]
Francofurti, Impensis Ioannis Godofredi Schönvvetteri, 1648. 4to. Contemporary full vellum. Spine and covers with light soiling. The gilt title-label in leather a bit torn. 470,(7) pp., 1 blank;217,(1) pp., 1 blank. Both title-pages with a large woodcut and with Brahe's large woodcut "Astronomien" at end. More than 240 astronomical and geometrical textdiagrams. 9 full-page woodcut illustrations, 7 of these depicting Brahe's astronomical instruments. Nearly all the sheets of this printing has homogeneous browning to the leaves, not due to bad keeping, but caused by the rather poor paper-quality from the press.. First edition of "Opera Omnia", containing Brahe's main astronomical works. At the end of 1610 all the sheets from Brahe's own press at Hven were used up, and his writings were much in demand, so this edition is from start to end a completely new printing and can be considered the second printing of the three main works: Epistolarum astronomicarum libri, Astronomiae instauratae progymnasmata and De mundi aetherei recentioribus phænomenis liber secundus. - Houzeau & Lancaster 2704. - Brunet I:1199. - Bibl. Danica II:77. - Graesse I:518
Bookseller: Lynge & Søn A/S
2008-11-30 01:18:29
BOECLERUS, Johann Heinrich.
Strassburg, Friderici Spoor, 1648. 4:o. (4),+ 192,+ (4) s. Titel tryckt i rött och svart. Sammanbunden med: BOECLERUS, Johann Heinrich (pres.) || DREILING, Melchior (resp.) Specimen subtilitatum politicarum et aulicarum. Diss. Strassburg, Friderici Spoor, 1648. 4:o. (2),+ 28,+ (2) s. Sammanbunden med: BOECLERUS, Johann Heinrich. In C. Cornel. Taciti, XV. capita priora lib. I. Annal. Commentarius. Strassburg, Joannis Philippi Mûlbit, 1643. 4:o. (7),+ (blank),+ 263 s. Titel tryckt i rött och svart. Fuktrand sid. 1-2. Sammanbunden med: BOECLERUS, Johann Heinrich (utg. & förord). Historia Caroli Magni imperatoris Romani. Ex præcipuis scriptoribus eorum temporum concinnata, studio Johannis Ioachimi Frantzii, Argentoratensi. Accessit Eginhardi Carolus, et præfatio Iohannis Henrici Boecleri, qua institutum hujus opusculi declaratur. Strassburg, Joannis Philippi Mûlbit, 1644. 4:o. (8),+ 120 s. Titel tryckt i rött och svart. Sammanbunden med: BOECLERUS, Johann Heinrich. De auspicio regio liber. Strassburg, Ioh. Phil. Mûlbii, 1645. 4:o. (8),+ 62 s. Samtida pergamentband med "I H Boecleri Opuscula Varia" i bläck på ryggen. Försättsbladet med halvt bortriven gåvoinskift och första titelbladet med överstrukna äldre namnteckningar. Från Cederhielms bibliotek på Säby och med Hammers exlibris. Fint samlingsband med fem tidiga arbeten av Boeclerus. Johann Heinrich Boeclerus (1611-72) var tysk historiker och från år 1637 professor i vältalighet i Strassburg. Som sådan introducerade han den unge Schefferus i studiet av klassikerna. Han kallades av drottning Kristina till den skytteanska prof … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2008-11-22 08:35:09
BLAEU, Willem (1571-1638) and Jan BLAEU (1596-1673)
Amsterdam: 1648. 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). 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 ephe … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2008-11-22 01:46:52
Nicolas Sanson
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Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco
2008-11-17 04:52:55
DÖGEN (DOEGEN), MATTHIAS.
Amsterdam, Louys Elzevier, 1648. Folio. Contemp. full mottled calf. Raised bands. Gilt compartments. Glit lettering. Upper joint strenghtened, leaving small nicks to leather along joint. Gilt lineborders on covers. Corners neathly repaired. Engraved title-page (depicting the author showing a geometrical drawing to William Prince of Orange). (10),547 pp., 4 unnumb. leaves with tables and 70 double-page engraved plates fortifications, towns etc.). Some leaves in the middle of the book with faint dampstaining in upper margin, otherwise clean. A stamp in right margin of the first leaf. ¶ First French edition. This was the largest work hitherto published on fortification, and it is specially interesting for containing 41 plans of European fortresses. It was originally published in Latin the year before (1647) and a German translation appeared the same year as this French edition."Magnifique publication, orné de 29 figures de fortifications et de 41 plans de villes, en tout 70 grandes planches hors texte. L Elzevier a tiré parti de ces planches en publiant dès l'année suivante des traductions de l'ouvrage en francais et en allemand." (Willems, Les Elzevier No 1064). - Sotheran Second Suppl. No 20981 (French edition) - Brunet II:788. - Klaus Jordan No 910.
Bookseller: Bookshop Herman H. J. Lynge & Søn [DK]
2008-07-11 11:07:30
KEMPENSKIÖLD, Samuel.
Strängnäs, Zacharias Brockenius, 1648. 12:o. (21),+ (blank),+ 170, 169-334,+ (2) s. Lätt fuktrand på sidan 17 samt enstaka småfläckar. Samtida pergamentband med liten skada på nedre kapitäl. Titelbladet med bortklippt namnteckning. Flera äldre ägarnamnteckningar, bl. a. Carol. Sternel och Andreas Åkerman, som övertagit boken från Ericus Diup. Ur Leonard Fredrik Rääfs bibliotek, med dess exlibris. Collijn sp. 446-47. Warmholtz 3045. Andra upplagan. Den första kom 1629. Ett försök till lärobok, som i form av pedagogiska samtal på en gång lärde ut både latin och svensk historia. Enligt Warmholtz är denna andra upplaga förbättrad men saknar register som den första och är sämre tryckt. Samuel Kempe föddes i Örebro och var lektor i Strängnäs samt senare sekreterare i Kungl. Kammarkollegiet. Han adlades Kempenskiöld 1647.
Bookseller: Centralantikvariatet [Stockholm, Sweden]
2008-03-24 09:20:51
VERDI G.
1648. Léon Escudier. XIXème. In-8 Carré. Broché. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Quelques rousseurs. 312 pages. Ornements en page titre. Déchirures. L.E. 1648. Opéra en 4 actes avec ballet (page 155 à 202). 15ème édition. Partitions pour piano et chant.
Bookseller: Le-Livre [SABLONS, France]
2007-10-09 05:20:02
MERIAN, Matthäus, the elder
Frankfurt: 1648. Copper engraving by Merian, on two joined sheets. Creased at folds. Mild soiling. 11 ¾ x 28 ½ inches overall. A highly atmospheric panoramic view of early 17th-century Paris: an important contemporary visual record by one of the great engravers of his time. The city is viewed from a vantage point in the present day Parc des Buttes-Chaumont, looking towards the south west, over the Hospitale de S.Louis, to the vast but now long-vanished fortifications of Étienne Marcel, across the city, Notre Dame just left of center, the Louvre and the Tuileries gardens to the right, continuing across the Seine to the left-bank and the open countryside beyond. The foreground includes a back-view self-portrait of the artist seated on a boulder sketching. This fine view is from Merian's `Topographia Franconiae' published in Frankfurt between 1648 and 1656 with text by Martin Zeiler. Merian (1593-1650), the father of engraver Matthäus the younger, and the grandfather of the painter, engraver and naturalist Maria Sibylla Merian, was born Basel in Switzerland. After a peripatetic period when he visited and lived in Nancy (France), Paris and Stuttgart, and after working for Theodore de Bry for a while, he married in 1618 and settled in Frankfurt. From here he issued a great many engravings including a number of town views which, because of their accuracy and artistic excellence, form an invaluable record of Europe during the first half of the sixteenth century. Cf. Brunet V.1530
Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books
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2007-10-07 21:24:31
Elzevier Imprint]: Commines, Philippe de
A Leide: Chez les Elzeviers, 1648. One volume bound in two. [24],370; 371- 765,[19]pp. Engraved title. 12mo. 13.5 x 7.5cm. Very handsomely bound in full early 19th century dark brown straight grain morocco (unsigned), spines and panels elaborately decorated in blind, marbled endsheets, a.e.g. Auchincruive bookplate (with shelf numbers) in first volume. Some rubbing to a few extremities and one joint, slight tanning, otherwise a very pretty set. First Elzevir edition of the celebrated memoirs of the foremost French Renaissance historian (1445-1509), notable as an important analysis of 15th century culture, politics and personality. "...The graphic style of his narrative and above all the keenness of his insight into the motives of his contemporaries, an insight undimmed by undue regard for principles of right and wrong, make this work one of the great classics of history" - ENCYC. BRITANNICA. "...Authoritative [and] rare...printed in Paris probably by Le Gras" - Rostenberg & Stern, THE HOUSE OF ELZEVIR, 27 (referencing this edition in their offering of the 1661 edition). "Jolie édition, dont les exemplaires grands de marge et bien conservés sont fort recherchés" - Brunet. RAHIR 630. BRUNET II:191. WILLEMS 634.
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA [New Haven, CT, U.S.A.]
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