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      Edition : PARIS, PIERRE LE PETIT - CAMUSAT, 1649 - Traduites en fran

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        Jezus en de ziel. Een geestelycke spiegel voor 't gemoed. Bestaande uyt veertig aangename en stichtelycke sinne-beelden.Amsterdam, Pieter Arentsz., 1687. 8vo. With engraved frontispiece and 39 engraved emblems in text, all engraved by Jan Luyken. Contemporary vellum.

      - Klaversma & Hannema 960; Landwehr, Emblem and fable books 474; Praz, p. 406. Expanded third edition of one of the earliest and most popular spiritual emblem books by the well-known Dutch poet and engraver Jan Luyken (1649-1712), first published in 1678. Devoted to a Christian's love for Jesus, it contains 39 emblems accompanied by a motto, some Biblical quotations, and an explanation, or reflection. The present edition is enlarged with an extensive discussion on the "joys of the eternal fatherland". Luyken was inspired for the present emblem book by the engravings of Boetius van Bolswert for the famous emblem book Pia desideria by Herman Hugo (1588-1629).Only very slightly browned around the margins and a few tiny spots. Binding only slightly soiled. Overall in very good condition.

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        The Great Exemplar of Sanctity and Holy Life


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      1649. La tavola è contenuta in un atlante in cui sono rappresentati gli insediamenti dei frati Cappuccini, intitolata: Corographica Descriptio Provinciarum et Conventuum Fratrum Minorum S. Francisci Capucinorum, stampata a Torino nel 1649.Bibliografia: Colombo-Rondanini-GRSD, tav. alle pp. 44-45.

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        Forma, qve se debe gvardar en el pararse, sentarse, hincar las rodillas, y inclinarse; asi en las missas solemnes, feriales, y rezadas: como tambien en las horas canonicas, en el coro; cforme al rito del ceremonial nuevo romano, mandado imprimir, con sus reglas por...Don Iuan de Palafox, y Mendoza.

      Puebla de los Angeles: Por el Bachiller Iuan Blanco Alcaçar, 1649. Small 4to. [6] ff. (last a blank). Puebla was the second city in New Spain to obtain a printing press, issuing its first book in 1642, not 1640 as Medina claimed. The man responsible for the press's arrival was the same eminent figure mentioned on the title-page of this extremely rare volume: Don Juan de Palafox y Mendoza. Bishop, later viceroy, Palafox, was one of the most interesting and controversial figures to reside in Mexico during the 17th century. Born in Fitero, Navarre, Spain, in 1600, the illegitimate but recognized son of Jaime Palafox, the Marqués of Ariza, he rose in the service of the Church in Spain through his native talent and his father's connections. In 1640, the king appointed him the bishop of Puebla, Mexico, with special powers to serve concurrently as a visitador, or special investigator, specifically charging him with reforming the various religious orders (Jesuits, Franciscans, Dominicans, etc.) who seemed to defy and stymie the king's will at every turn, and who had grown to be more secular in behavior than was seemly, legal, customary, or acceptable.    The bishop's efforts as visitador met with dogged resistance, even from the viceroy, whom Palafox suspected of being a sympathizer with the Portuguese separatists (and whom he was to succeed). => The various orders initiated protracted legal opposition to everything Palafox attempted.    Notwithstanding the imposing odds against him, Palafox did have his share of unqualified accomplishments during his years in Mexico: He composed and saw into print the codification of the constitution of the Royal and Pontifical University of Mexico, established a school for girls, founded the famous Palafoxiana Library in Puebla with a donation of 6,000 volumes, and introduced printing in Puebla, Mexico's second largest city during the colonial period.    The printer of this rarity was Bachiller Juan Blanco de Alcaçar (or Alcazar), almost certainly the first printer to set up a press in Puebla de los Angeles. Like many of Mexico's printers of the late 16th and early 17th centuries, Juan de Alcazar (as he generally identified himself in documents) was well educated: He held a bachelor's degree from the Royal and Pontifical University of Mexico. He began his life as a printer in Mexico City in 1617 and there printed several major books, including Fray Martín de León's Manual [y] breve forma de administrar los santos sacramentos a los yndios (1617) and Diego Cisneros's Sitio, naturaleza y propriedades de la ciudad de México (1618). His name disappears from imprint lines of Mexican title-pages and colophons in 1637 to reappear on title-pages printed in Puebla at least as early as 1643; some attribute the "anonymously" printed pieces of 1642 to his press work and more than a few think he printed the even earlier, suppositious Arco triunfal of Mateo Salcedo. From the notarial archives of Puebla we know that he had moved his press to that city by December 1641, and that in January 1642, he had begun to hire apprentices (Pérez Salazar, Los impresores de Puebla en la época colonial [1987 edition], pp. 9?12). The bachiller's "in" ("enchufe" in Spanish) with Bishop Palafox was a strong one: His wife was the sister of Don Luis de Monzón, the Treasurer of the Puebla cathedral (Pérez Salazar, p. 16).    The work at hand, which Bishop Palafox ordered to be printed, explains changes in the newly adopted Ceremonial that affect when congregants sit, kneel, and genuflect. It was => an important work, affecting every communicant at every mass attended.    Searches of NUC Pre-1956, WorldCat, COPAC, CCPBE, BRUIN, and the OPACs of the national library of Spain and Mexico, located only three copies in U.S. libaries and two in Mexican institutions.    Apparently all institutional copies lack the final blank, present in this exemplar and bearing => contemporary manuscript poetry on both sides.         Not in Medina, Puebla; not in Palau; Gavito, Adiciones a La imprenta en la Puebla, 2. Nicolas Antonio,II, 116; Pinelo-Barcia, II, 859; Beristáin de Souza, II, 5. On Blanco de Alcazar, see: Francisco Pérez Salazar, Los impresores de Puebla en la época colonial. Mexican quarter calf binding of the second half of the present century. Small wormhole in upper inner margin, well removed from text. Manuscript additions as above on final blank; on one side, at end of verse, inked skull-and-crossbones devices. => An exceptional copy of a rare book.

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        L'astrologue français, predisant les evenemens singulier et universels des estats et empires du monde. Selon le changement des globes celestes en l'année presente astronomicque.

      Paris, Claude Morlot, 1649. ____ Très rare. "L'astrologue anonyme nous donne ses pronostications "tirées des plus grands Autheurs" (p. 7) et ajoute, à la dernière page : "Ce qui a esté déclaré par les Centuries de Nostradamus..." Benazra, Répertoire chronologique nostradamique 212. Petit bois gravé sur le titre. *****. In-4. Collation : 8 pp. Couverture ancienne en papier éponge bleu.

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        Les passions de l'ame.

      Paris: chez Henry Le Gras, au troisième pilier de la grand' Salle du Palais, à L couronnée, 1649. First edition of Descartes's important psychological treatise, one of his most influential works, and the last work published before his death in the following year. This is a fine copy in an untouched contemporary binding. "Les passions de l'ame, which drew heavily on the then-unpublished Traité de l'homme, contains the application of Descartes's mechanistic physiology to the relationship between mind and body. Descartes made an essential distinction between the soul as the divinely-endowed seat of consciousness, will and rational thought, and the body as a machine or automaton subject to the laws of physics, and only indirectly controlled by the soul through the nerves. Using this dualistic model, he was able to make the important distinction between voluntary and involuntary actions, a distinction discussed further in the Traité. Descartes located the soul in the pineal gland, which thus served as the locus for interaction between soul and body; he had defined the pineal gland's function in the Traité, but Les passions de l'ame contains his first published account of it. The work also contains the first use of the word "reflex" in connection with the action of the nervous system" (Norman). "Cartesian dualism . . . gave great impetus to the development of psychology in its own right" (Hunter & Macalpine, Three Hundred Years of Psychiatry, p. 133). Cartesian theories had a great deal of influence on the way that mental pathologies were considered throughout the entire 17th century and during much of the 18th century, but the link between the pineal gland and psychiatric disorders was definitively highlighted in the 20th century, with the discovery of melatonin in 1958. The first edition of Passions of the Soul was apportioned between the Elseviers of Amsterdam and Henry le Gras of Paris. There is no priority between the two versions; they are equally rare. The origins of Passions of the Soul lie partly in Descartes's Meditations on First Philosophy (1641): in the Sixth Meditation he had sought to justify the way in which we are equipped to respond to the outside world by experiencing sensations, appetites, and passions. He argued that such perceptions provide guides for maneuvering our bodies through the world, and ultimately for preserving the mind-body union that constitutes the human being. But the main impetus for writing the Passions was his correspondence with Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia from 1643 to 1645. Elisabeth, almost twenty years younger than Descartes, was one of the great princesses of Europe, the daughter, granddaughter and great-granddaughter of kings. She was a person of remarkable intelligence and unusually well read at a time when women were generally denied the kind of education their brothers received. Elisabeth asked Descartes most searchingly about his dualistic theory qua theory; she also asked him for advice about her own physical and mental health (she was probably suffering depression owing to the misfortunes of her house both at home and abroad - the English King Charles I was her uncle). Her requests and Descartes' replies frequently bear on the relationship between the body and the mind. "The Passions of the Soul is the last of Descartes's works to be published in his lifetime. It is his fullest account of the interaction between soul and body, and his most significant contribution to moral philosophy. Not that he sets himself up as a moral philosopher: he says that his intention is to explain the passions purely as a natural philosopher (physicien), not, as Aristotle had done, from the point of view of rhetoric or moral philosophy. However, he does not confine himself to a purely descriptive approach: his theory opens up a prescriptive dimension. Thus, the first part of the text explains the nature of passion in general, the second describes the principal passions, and the third the further passions that derive from these; but each part ends with some definite recommendations concerning the attitudes or behavior we should adopt in the light of the foregoing explanations ... "Though he dismisses all earlier writings on the subject, Descartes's account of the passions shows continuities with that of earlier thinkers. Like Aristotle and Aquinas, for instance, he sees the passions as involving interaction between body and soul. But his theory does involve a radical break with other aspects of their accounts. Essentially, he argues that the soul is nothing other than the mind: it is not the support of the organic functions of life. These can be explained in purely mechanical terms. To show this, Descartes briefly describes the workings of the body in terms of its key organs and processes: digestion, the circulation of the blood via the veins into the heart and so to the rest of the body through the arteries; and the movement of the muscles by contraction and extension, in response to the action of the nerves, little filaments originating in the brain and responsible also for sensation. The source of all these processes is a kind of fire kept going in the heart by the blood supplied by the veins. This fire dilates or rarefies the blood, so causing it to flow to different parts of the body. But the most rarefied parts of the blood, what Descartes calls the animal spirits, flow into the brain and out again into the nerves and thence into the muscles, where they produce movement. The animal spirits are described as tiny and fast-moving bodies comparable to the particles of a flame (§§7-10). Their movement is closely related to sensation. Sensory stimuli, external or internal, set off movements in the nerves, which are transmitted to the brain. These can cause movements of the animal spirits, and hence of the muscles. Such motions can be accounted for purely mechanically ... "Descartes analyses the passions as perceptions in the soul of a bodily process. To that extent they are akin to sense-perceptions of external objects or internal perceptions of bodily states such as hunger and pain. In sense-perception the light of a torch and the clang of a bell arouse different movements in our nerves, which are then transmitted to the brain, so as to produce different sensations in the soul (note that the sensation, as such, occurs only in the soul; what occurs in the brain is a movement). But there is an element of confusion in the perception. We seem to see the light of the torch in the room, to hear the bell ring in the church tower. Likewise with our internal perceptions: we feel a dryness in our throat, a pain in our injured foot. But in each case, what we are in fact aware of is a sensation representing an external object or a bodily state (the pain we feel 'in' our foot is produced by the same mechanism as the pain an amputee feels 'in' the limb that has been removed). Again, as regards the passions, we feel anger or joy 'in' our soul, whereas we are in fact reacting to a physical process produced by a sense-perception (seeing behavior of which we disapprove or hearing the voice of someone we are fond of). "The passions, then, can be defined as 'perceptions, or sensations, or emotions of the soul that we refer (rapportons) particularly to the soul itself, and that are caused, sustained, and fortified by some movement of the spirits' (§27). 'Perceptions' in the general sense of thoughts rather than volitions, but not the kind of perception involved in evident knowledge; 'sensations' in that they reach the soul by the same path as sense-perceptions; 'emotions' in that, more than any other kind of thought, they are liable to agitate and disturb the soul (§28). Descartes emphasizes the involvement of the animal spirits in order to distinguish passion as such from acts of will, which we also experience as in the soul, but rightly, because they do originate within it (§29). "The mediating agency between body and soul is identified by Descartes as a part of the brain called the pineal gland. Though undoubtedly erroneous, Descartes's ascription of this function to the gland is a brilliant piece of reasoning. He notes that the other parts of the brain are all doubled, as are our sense-organs; so that we need one single part, like the gland, in which the two-fold impressions received from our sense-organs can be fused into one (§§30-3). "Descartes is now in a position to reconstruct the whole process of passion. It begins in sensation: to use his example, an animal appears in our field of vision. Light reflected from its body affects our optic nerve, producing two images, one for each eye, on the inner surface of the brain. The surrounding spirits transmit these to the pineal gland, which blends them into a single image. The gland transmits this to the soul, and we see the animal ... "Having explained the general mechanism of the passions, Descartes proceeds, in the second part of the text, to explain how the specific passions are generated. He identifies six basic passions, classified in respect of the various ways in which objects of sense-perception can harm or benefit us: wonderment, love, hate, desire, joy, sadness. This taxonomy differs markedly from two influential earlier schemes, those of the Stoics and of Aquinas. Along with each basic passion, he identifies its major derivatives (§§51-69). He then goes through the basic passions again, defining them in more detail and describing the particular physical processes that accompany each one (§§70-111). Next, he reviews the external manifestations of these passions: movements of the eyes, facial expression, changes of colour, trembling, lethargy, fainting, laughter, tears, groans, and sighs (§§112-35). (His discussion of facial expressions is generally held to have inspired seventeenth-century art theorists' attempts to codify the expression of the passions in painting.) In the third part, he discusses the derivative passions in detail, along the same lines as the principal ones" (Moriarty (tr.), The Passions of the Soul and Other Late Philosophical Writings, pp. xviii-xxiv).   "The final essential thread in this account of emotions is the Cartesian theory of conditioning ... 'Our soul and our body are so linked that, if we have once joined some bodily action with a certain thought, one of them does not occur subsequently without the other also occurring. We see this, for example, in those who have taken some medicine with great revulsion when they were ill, and cannot afterwards eat or drink anything that has a similar taste without immediately feeling the same revulsion. Likewise, they cannot think of their revulsion from medicines without the same taste returning in their thought.' This innate connection between specific thoughts or feelings and bodily states tends to continue indefinitely unless changed by new connections that displace them. However, the primitive connections can also be expanded to include novel relations between mental states and bodily states, even in the case of stimuli that have no natural connection with the feelings they trigger. Descartes had noticed that animals can be conditioned to respond to novel stimuli, long before Pavlov studied the same phenomenon in the twentieth century and gave his name to it. 'This is so certain that if you whipped a dog five or six times to the sound of a violin, I believe that it would begin to howl and run away when it hears that music again'. Evidently, the same kind of conditioning works in the case of human beings. 'If people have at some time in the past enjoyed dancing while a certain tune was being played, then the desire to dance will return to them as soon as they hear a similar tune again. On the contrary, if others have never heard the music for a galliard without falling into some misfortune, they would infallibly become sad as soon as they heard it again' ... "Descartes' book on human emotions was published in Amsterdam and Paris, toward the end of November 1649. He had drafted a large part of it during the winter of 1645-46 and had sent it to Elisabeth. Elisabeth's reply included suggestions for improvement that, almost out of character, were accepted by the author. Even with additions and corrections, however, this still amounted to only about two-thirds of the final text. Descartes made a clean copy of the revised text and sent it to Chanut [the French ambassador to Sweden], with permission to show it to Queen Christina. At about the same time, he had a request from an unidentified correspondent who had met him on his trip to Paris, had heard about the essay on the passions, and had apparently offered to assist the author in getting the final version into print. Descartes explained that his reluctance to release the manuscript had nothing to do with an unwillingness to serve his reading public. He wanted to keep the essay confidential as long as possible, partly because it had been composed originally 'only to be read by a princess whose mind is so above the norm that she easily understands what seems most difficult to our doctors'. However, Descartes relented and promised 'to revise this writing on the passions, to add what I think is necessary to make it more intelligible. After that, I shall send it to you and you may do what you wish with it.' "In the spring of 1649, Descartes also sent a copy of the revised manuscript to Clerselier in Paris [Claude Clerselier met Descartes in Paris in 1644 and published the French edition of the Meditations in 1647]. Clerselier advised him that it was too difficult for ordinary readers. This prompted a further revision and plans for the addition of most of the material that was published as Part III of the book. When he wrote to Clerselier, in April 1649, he probably still had done little more than think about the additions that remained to be written: 'As regards the Treatise on the Passions, I do not expect it to be printed until I have arrived in Sweden. For I neglected to revise it and to add the things that you thought were missing, which would have increased its size by a third. It will contain three parts, of which the first will be about the passions in general and, as required, the nature of the soul, etc.; the second part will be about the six primitive passions, and the third part about all the others.' Descartes seems to have been procrastinating at this stage, and to have been concerned primarily with a decision about going to Sweden

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        Le ceremonial françois. Tome premier contenant les ceremonies observés en France aux Sacres & Couronnemens de Roys, & Reynes, & de quelques anciens Ducs de Normandie, d'Aquitaine, & de Bretagne: Comme aussi à leurs Entrées solennelles: Et à celles d'aucuns Dauphins, Gouverneurs de Provinces, & autres Seigneurs, dans diverses Villes du Royaume. Tome second contenant les ceremonies observées en France aux Mariages & Festins: Naissances, & Baptesmes: Maioritez de Roys: Estats Generaux et Particuliers: Assemblées des Notables: Licts de Iustice: Hommages, Sermens de Fidelité: Receptions & Entreueuës: Sermens pour l'observations des Traitez: Processions & Te Deum. Recueilly par Theodore Godefroy, Conseiller du Roy en ses Conseils. Et mis en lumiere par Denys Godefroy, Advocat en Parlement, & Historiographe du Roy.

      chez Sebastien Cramoisy et Gabriel Cramoisy, 1649. Due voll. in-folio, pp. (25) 1024 (3) + pp. (15) 1048 (7). Segnatura: a4 e6 i4 A-6N6 6O2 + a6 e6 A-6Q6 6R6. Leg. settecentesca p. pelle con tit. oro e cornice tip. oro impressi su tass. bordeaux appl. al ds., num. del tomo in oro entro cornice tip. oro impressi entro scomparti al ds., fregi gigliati impressi in oro entro scomparti al ds., nervi, tagli a spruzzo rossi, tit. r/n al frontespizio, marca tip. splendidamente incisa con putti che sostengono medaglioni raffiguranti immagini tratte dai Dieci Comandamenti, testatine e capilettera xil. abitati, finalini xil. Spellature ai piatti e al ds., bruniture diffuse, macchie n.t. Vol. 1: minime mancanze al piede inf. del ds. e al piatto post., macchia di cera a p. 65 con copertura del testo, macchie ai margini inf. delle pp. 293-295, annotazioni di mano antica a margine, mancanza al taglio intermedio di p. 476, p. 745 e pp. 846-851 numerate due volte ma con testo regolare, mancano le pp. 749-750 e 844-850 ma il testo procede regolarmente, alone di umidità alla parte interna delle pp. 800-820 e da p. 840 fino a fine opera, strappo al taglio inf. delle pp. 917-918 con interessamento del testo, strappo al taglio inf. delle pp. 935-936 e al taglio sup. delle pp. 999-1000 senza interessamento del testo; Vol. 2: minime mancanze al ds., lavoro di tarlo al margine inf. delle pp. 303-304 senza perdita di testo, p. 357 e pp. 807-810 numerate due volte ma con testo regolare, mancano le pp. 803-806 ma il testo procede regolarmente, le pp. 836-837 sono numerate come pp. 834-835 ma il testo procede regolarmente. L'opera doveva essere in tre volumi, come risulta dall'Advertissement au lecteur nel vol. 1, ma il vol. 3 rimase manoscritto, cfr. NUC pre-1956, CCIII, p. 150. Si tratta della 2a edizione di uno scritto definito come testo base sulla sacralità monarchica francese. La 1a edizione apparve nel 1619 in un vol. in-4°, mentre il vol. 3 - che trattava il tema del ricevimento dei cavalieri ai tornei e ai funerali - non vide mai la luce. Saffroy, Bibliographie généalogique, héraldique et nobiliaire de la France: des origines à nos jours, imprimés et manuscrits, I, 15103 la definisce "Édition beaucoup plus complète que la précedente". Un'edizione simile a quella presente è stata battuta in asta da Druout in tempi non troppo recenti. ICCU segnala la presenza di questa edizione in 6 biblioteche italiane: Biblioteca nazionale centrale di Firenze, Biblioteca Trivulziana - Archivio storico civico di Milano, Biblioteca Palatina di Parma, Biblioteca nazionale centrale Vittorio Emanuele II di Roma, Biblioteca Reale di Torino e Biblioteca nazionale universitaria di Torino. Available on request description in English / La description des livres en français est à disposition sur demande / Se envían descripciones de libros a pedida.

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        De incredilibus. - Tollius, Cornelius (Hrsg.): PALAEPHATI DE INCREDILIBVS [graece et latine]. CORNELIVS TOLIVS in Latinum sermonem vertit, & NOTIS illustravit. [Druckermarke "Minerva", Rahir "M. 17"]

      Amsterdam Elzevier 1649 - [Der griechische Verfassername und Titel, sowie die folgenden lateinischen Zeilen in Rot gedruckt: "INCREDILIBVS", "AMSTELODAMI," und "MDCXLIX.".] 1 (weißes) Blatt, 18 Blätter (incl. typographischem Titel), 253 Seiten, 4 Blätter (Index), 2 (weiße) Blätter. Mit fünf durchgezogenen Pergamentbändern gehefteter Pergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. (13,3 x 8,3 cm, bzw. 12,7 x 7,4 cm; Buchblock: 2,2 cm) 12°. Bérard S. 86 ("Nous ne connaissons qu'une seule édition de ce livre, imprimé chez les Elzévirs. Elle est belle, et le texte grec est sur-tout fort bien imprimé. Liminaires, 18 feuillets; texte; 253 pages, tables et errata, 9 pages. Valeur ordinaire."). Pieters 114 auf S. 260. Willems 1089. Minzloff S. 162. Winterthur 772. Vergl. Brunet V, 1733. Goldsmid III, 10. Rahir 1101. Berghman 1565. Socoloff I A 430. Copinger 3463. Broman 308. Costabili 2122. Leuchtenberg 1195. Drouot (1946) 220. Lengertz 541. Thulins 148, 345. Kraus 136 ("Only Elzevier edition of this collection of Greek legends by the writer Palaephatus (3rd century B. C.), very popular in Latin translation. The Greek and Latin texts are on facing pages."). Phiebig 225 [Konvolut, diese Ausgabe darin enthalten, wohl EHC 12.1649.Pal.01]. Thulins 325, 82. EHC 12.1649.Pal.00 + 01[= Phiebig 225]. Weddigen 085. Ebert 15645. Schweiger I, 221. Graesse V, 103. Von Tollius unterzeichnete, gedruckte Widmung für die Honoratioren des Herzogtums Geldern, sowie der Grafschaft Zutphen auf Blatt 2 und den folgenden. Der Pergamentband etwas angeschmutzt, am Rücken stärker. Allseitiger, blauer Sprenkelschnitt. Innen recht sauber. Griechisch-lateinische Parellelausgabe. Neben der Druckermarke und den Schmuckinitialen mit den folgenden fleurons und Vignetten verziert: auf Blatt 10 verso die große Vignette mit den Buchstaben "EID", Rahir 107. Auf Blatt 11 verso die Vignette Rahir 96. Auf Seite 253 Rahir 90, auf dem ersten Indexblatt verso Rahir 85, Rahir 107 noch einmal auf dem letzten bedruckten Blatt recto. Auf dem vorderen Innendeckel das Exlibris Weddigens und seine handschriftlichen bibliographischen Anmerkungen. * Bitte fordern Sie bei Interesse unsere umfangreichen Anmerkungen an. * * Versand mit/ shipping with Deutsche Post oder/ or DHL. - Ask for more pics ! * 2100 gr.

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        Jurisprudentia ecclesiastica seu consistorialis rerum & quaestionum in serenissimi ac potentissimi pricipis electoris Saxon.

      Leipzig, Köhler für Kühne 1649 - 3 Teile in 1 Band. Folio. Gestochener Titel, 22 nn. Bl., 253; 652; 232 S., 64 nn. Bl. Pergament der Zeit, (Einband fleckig). Erste Ausgabe. - ADB IV, 17; Stintzing/L. II, 88ff. - Carpzov (1595-1660) gilt als der wichtigsten Gestalter eines eigenständigen deutschen Rechtssystems. "Die Jurisprudentia ecclesiastica ist das erste vollständige System des protestantischen Kirchenrechts." (Stintzing/L.) - Der gestochene Titel lautet: Opus definitionum ecclesiasticarum seu consistorialium. - Durchgehend gebräunt, einige Unterstreichungen von alter Hand. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtansicht aus der halben Vogelschau mit Vogelschaukarte der Umgebung ('Abriß und Proportion der Reuier des Neustetterischen Gehaegs.').

      - Kupferstich v. Matthäus Merian aus Topographia Provinciarum Austriacaru Austriae Styriae, Carinthiae, Carniolae, Tyrolis etc: . b. Matthäus Merian in Frankfurt a.M., 1649, 23,8 x 34,2 Fauser, Repertorium älterer Topographie. Druckgraphik von 1486 bis 1750, Bd. II, S. 872, Nr. 15452; Nebehay-Wagner, Bibliographie Altösterreichischer Ansichtenwerke, Bd. II, S. 234 ff., Nr. 407, 22. - Zeigt eine Gesamtansicht aus der halben Vogelschau von Wiener Neustadt mit Perspektivischer Karte der Umgebung; im Vordergrund das Burgenland mit Burg Forchtenstein; i.Hgr. das Steinfeld mit den Städten von Enzesfeld am rechten Ansichtenrand (Norden) bis Neunkirchen/Würflach am linken Ansichtenrand (Süden). - Oben mittig Ansichtentitel; unten mittig Richtungszeiger. - Detaillierte Vogelschaukarte der Umgebung von Wiener Neustadt.

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        Nova et Accurata Poli Arctici et terrarum Circum Lacentium Descriptio

      Jansson, J., Amsterdam 1649 - This impressive map of the North Pole and the Arctic by Jan Jansson was issued in 1649. It covers the North Polar Regions including the northern coastlines of Asia, Europe, Greenland and North America. Inlcudes Nova Zembla, Spitsbergen and Iceland. Based on an earlier 1636 map by Hondius, this map, with some updates, became the prototype for many later maps including those of Blaeu and Pitt. The western coast of North America, relatively unknown at the time, is conveniently hidden behind the elaborate title cartouche.The striking feature of this map are the rhumb lines that radiate from the North Pole. Rather than the straight lines commonly seen, this map presents curved rhumb lines to reflect a straight line path, given the curvature of the Earth. Several compass roses are included and ships are seen sailing in the waters. The tile cartouche features two men and several wind cherubs. Another cartouche in the lower right features two northern hunters, two foxes and a bear.There are five known states of this map, this being the second state identified by the legend added below the title cartouche. In good condition with minor wear and some foxing near the original centerfold. Minor verso repairs top and bottom margins of centerfold. Deluxe margins added to fit into an atlas.Jan Jansson was part of an influential family of map publishers from the Netherlands throughout the 17th century and beyond. They were based in Arnhem then in Amsterdam. They were printers, publishers and booksellers. Major publications were under the joint ownership of the Jansson heirs and their printing empire. This is a beautiful example of his work. Map. Hand colored engraving. Image measures 16" x 20.5".

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        Pathomyotomia or a Dissection of the significative Muscles of the Affections of the Minde. Being an essay to a new method of observing the most important movings of the muscles of the head, as they are the neerest and immediate organs of the voluntarie or impetuous motions of the mind. With the proposall of a new nomenclature of the muscles. by J.B. Sirnamed the Chirosopher.

      London: WW. for Humphrey Moseley, 1649. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 12mo (136 x 78 mm). [36], 240 pp. Errata on A6r. 19th-century calf (extremities worn, corners bumped, portion missing from top of spine; inner hinges cracked, short margins). Internally little browned throughout, title-page somewhat soiled and with 19th-century owner's signature. Provenance: Anglican clergyman and hymn writer Henry Francis Lyte (1793-1847), Armorial bookplate to front pastedown. ----Norman 371; NLM/Krivatsy 1931; Wellcome II, p.270; Wing B-5468. - VERY RARE FIRST EDITION of this anonymously published treatise on the expression of the emotions, in which Bulwer treats the relationship between muscular action and psychology. "Bulwer was the first Englishman to write about the teaching of deaf-mutes" (Garrision- M. 3347, note). Very Good.

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        Geometria, à Renato Des Cartes Anno 1637 Gallicè edita; nunc autem cum notis Florimondi De Beaune, in curia Bloesensi consilliari regii, in linguam Latinam versa, & commentariis illustrata, operâ atque studio Francisci à Schooten...

      Leyden: Jean Maire, 1649. First edition in Latin and first separate edition of Descartes's magnum opus (DSB), one of the key texts in the history of mathematics. It was originally published in French as the third part of the Discours de la Méthode; the French text was not issued separately until 1664. Descartes' "application of modern algebraic arithmetic to ancient geometry created the analytical geometry which was the basis of the post-Euclidean development of that science" (PMM). It "rendered possible the later achievements of seventeenth-century mathematical physics" (M. B. Hall, Nature and nature's laws (1970), p. 91). It was through this Latin translation that Newton and the other contemporary mathematicians acquired an understanding of Descartes's work. Descartes' interest in geometry was stimulated when, in 1631, Jacob Golius (1596-1667), a professor of mathematics and oriental languages at Leyden, sent Descartes a geometrical problem, that of 'Pappus on three or four lines'. It had originally been posed and solved shortly before the time of Euclid in a work called Five books concerning solid loci by Aristaeus, and was then studied by Apollonius and later by Pappus. But the solution was lost in the 17th century, and the problem became an important test case for Descartes. Claude Hardy, a contemporary at the time of its solution, later reported to Leibniz the difficulties that Descartes had met in solving it (it took him six weeks), which 'disabused him of the small opinion he had held of the analysis of the ancients'. The Pappus problem is a thread running through the entire work. Book One is entitled 'Problems the construction of which requires only straight lines and circles,' and it is in this opening book that Descartes details his geometrical analysis, that is, how geometrical problems are to be formulated algebraically. It begins with the geometrical interpretation of algebraic operations, which Descartes had already explored in the early period of his mathematical research. However, what we are presented in 1637 is a "gigantic innovation" both over Descartes' previous work and the work of his contemporaries (Guicciardini, p. 38). On the one hand, Descartes offers a geometrical interpretation of root extraction and thus treats five arithmetical operations. Crucially, he also uses a new exponential notation (e.g. x3), which replaces the traditional cossic notation of early modern algebra, and allows Descartes to tighten the connection between algebra and geometry. Descartes proceeds to describe how one is to give an algebraic interpretation of a geometrical problem: 'If, then, we wish to solve any problem, we first suppose the solution already effected, and give names to all the lines that seem needful for its construction, to those that are unknown as well as to those that are known. Then, making no distinction between unknown and unknown lines, we must unravel the difficulty in any way that shows most naturally the relations between these lines, until we find it possible to express a single quantity in two ways. This will constitute an equation, since the terms of one of these two expressions are together equal to the terms of the other.' Descartes applies his geometrical analysis to solve the four-line case of the Pappus problem, and shows how the analysis can be generalized to apply to the general, n-line version of the problem, which had not been solved by the ancients. Book Two, entitled 'On the Nature of Curved Lines,' commences with Descartes' famous distinction between 'geometric' and 'mechanical' curves. For Pappus, 'plane' curves were those constructible by ruler and compass, 'solid' curves were the conic sections, and 'linear' curves were the rest, such as the conchoids, the spiral, the quadratrix and the cissoid. The linear curves were also called 'mechanical' by the ancient Greeks because instruments were needed to construct them. Following Descartes, the supremacy of algebraic criteria became established: curves were defined by equations with integer degrees. Algebra thus brought to geometry the most natural hierarchies and principles of classification. This was extended by Newton to fractional and irrational exponents, and by Leibniz to 'variable' exponents (gradus indefinitus, or transcendental in modern terminology). Book Three, entitled 'The construction of solid, and higher than solid problems,' is devoted to the theory of equations and the geometrical construction of their roots. "The abundance and variety of results in this section is remarkable. A number of the interesting results presented are not altogether new, some being due to Girolamo Cardano, Thomas Harriot and Albert Girard. The exposition is, however, clear and systematic, and expressed for the first time in history in modern notation... These results were taken up and extended by Newton in Arithmetica universalis (1707), in lectures between 1673 and 1683... Descartes is also interested in the number of real roots, and asserts without justification that the maximum number of positive or negative roots of an equation is that of the alternances or permanences of the signs '+' and ' ' between consecutive coefficients. This is the celebrated 'rule of signs', which earned unfounded criticism for Descartes. Newton took up and extended the matter in the De limitibus aequationum, which concludes the Arithmetica universalis. The result was proved in the 18th century" (Landmark Writings, pp. 13-14). Book Three concludes with a discussion of the geometrical construction of roots of equations by means of intersecting curves, particularly cubic and quartic equations which Descartes treats using a circle and a parabola. The editor and translator of this edition, Frans van Schooten (1615-60), first saw the Géométrie at Leiden, as Descartes had come there to supervise the printing of the Discours. "After the death of his father in 1645, Schooten took over his academic duties. He also worked on a Latin translation of Descartes' Géométrie. Although Descartes was not completely satisfied with Schooten's version (1649), it found a broad and receptive audience by virtue of its more carefully executed figures and its full commentary. It was from Schooten's edition of the Géométrie that contemporary mathematicians lacking proficiency in French first learned Cartesian mathematics. In this mathematics they encountered a systematic presentation of the material, not the customary, more classificatory approach that essentially listed single propositions, for the most part in unconnected parallel. Further, in the Cartesian scheme the central position was occupied by algebra, which Descartes considered to be the only 'precise form of mathematics'." (DSB, under Schooten). Schooten included in the present edition the 'Notae breves' of Florimonde De Beaune (1601-52), a French jurist and amateur mathematician, which contains what became known as 'De Beaune's problem', the important problem of determining a curve from the properties of its tangent. De Beaune's notes evidently pleased Descartes, who wrote to him on 20 February 1639: "J'ai admiré que vous ayez pu reconnaître des choses que je n'y ai mises qu'obscurément comme en ce qui regarde la généralité de la méthode." F. Cajori, A History of Mathematics, p. 174 ("Of epoch-making importance"); DSB IV, pp. 55-58; I. Grattan-Guinness (ed.), Landmark Writings in Western Mathematics 1640-1940 (2005), Ch. 1; Guibert 27; N. Guicciardini, Isaac Newton on Mathematical Certainty and Method (2009); PMM 129 (for the 1637 edition); Roller & Goodman I p. 314. 4to (192 x 144 mm), pp [xii], 336 [2, errata], title printed in red and black and with woodcut printer's device, ornamental tailpiece at end, numerous diagrams in text (one or two leaves spotted, occasional contemporary annotation). Contemporary limp vellum (old repair to spine).

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        Defensio Regia Pro Carolo I. Ad Serenissimum Magnae Britanniae Regem Carolo II. [Bound with:] Pro Populo Anglicano Defensio, Contra Claudii Anonymi, aliàs Salmasii, Defensionem Regiam.

      Amsterdam Elzevier, 1649. 12mo (12,6 x 6,7 cm). 444; 260, (12) pp, Contemporary vellum, joints with 5 thongs, spine with handwritten title. Both works with its own title page. Salmasius's defense of King Charles I, bound together with its counterpart by John Milton. The present edition of Salmasius's work is a reprint, according to Rahir published the same year by Janssonius from Amsterdam. According to Willems, our Milton-edition is the second of two editions, enlarged with six index-leaves, published by Louis Elzevier and usually bound together with Salmasius's Defensio, also published by Louis Elzevier, in 1652. Salmasius undertook the defense of King Charles I, already at a time when opinion in the Netherlands was still undecided. Salmasius's work was soon countered by John Milton, a strong defender of the republican principles represented by the Commonwealth. Decorative elements: in Salmasius: Title page with fleural ornament, a headpiece, an endpiece and two 5-line decorated woodcut initials. And in Milton: Title page with the Arms of the Commonwealth, a headpiece, an endpiece, and two 6- and 7-line decorated woodcut initials. Name in ink on flyleaf and Salmasij written on title page. Otherwise binding and both works in very good condition. For a full description and more images please visit .

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        \"Die Fürst: Statt Stuetgart\". Prächtige Gesamtansicht, rechts großes Wappen.

       Kupferstich von Merian aus Gottfried, \"Archontologia\", 1649, 21 x 32,5 cm.Versand D: 6,00 EUR Baden-Württemberg

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        Set of 11 works by Jan Luyken].Amsterdam (Haarlem), widow of P. Arentz, and Kornelis vander Sys (C.H. Bohn), 1708 - 1718 (1767). 11 volumes. 8vo. Contemporary uniform half calf, richly gold-tooled spines. Only one volume from 1767 bound in slightly different, but matching, half calf.

      - Attractive set of 11 works of the famous Dutch poet, artist and engraver Jan Luyken (1649-1712). Luyken, like Saint Augustine, had led a rather frivolous life when young, which he said helped him to vividly depict the dangers and temptations of a worldly life. Most of the following works are emblem books, with engravings accompanied by a Dutch motto, a poem, and several relevant Biblical passages for further contemplation.Bindings rubbed along the extremities, some corners bumped. Text and plates in very good condition, only slightly browned with some occasional foxing and a few small spots. A very fine set. Comprising:1). Beschouwing der wereld. Amsterdam, 1708.2). De zedelyke en stichtelyke gezangen. Amsterdam, 1709.3). De onwaardige wereld. Amsterdam, 1710.4). De bykorf des gemoeds, honing zaamelende uit allerly bloemen. Amsterdam, 1711. 5). Het leerzaam huisraad. Amsterdam, 1711.6). Des menschen begin, midden en einde. Amsterdam, 1712. 7). Jezus en de ziel. Amsterdam, 1714.8). Vonken der liefde Jezus. Amsterdam, 1717.9). Spiegel van het menselyk bedryf. Amsterdam, 1718. 10). Het overvloeijend herte, of nagelatene verzen. Haarlem, 1767. 11). Bybel printen. Amsterdam, [1712].

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         Le ministre d'estat flambé

      S.l., Iouxte la coppie imprimée à Paris, 1649, in 4°, de 16pp., cart. papier dominoté vert et or moderne genre ancien, très bel exemplaire à toutes marges. Variante de l'édition originale signalée par Tchémerzine, mais inconnue de Moreau. Pamphlet attribué à Cyrano de Bergerac, qui diffame ici Mazarin avec acharnement. L'une des pièces les plus piquantes de cet auteur, et la seule en vers burlesques. ¶ Moreau Biblio. Mazarinades n°2470 "pamphlet gai, spirituel, bien écrit ... libelle rare" - Tchémerzine IV.2 p.208 "Un des plus rares parmi les écrits satiriques connus sous le nom de Mazarinades..." - Lachèvre libertinage au XVIIe IX. p.LXIX - P. Bérès cat. XVIIe n°120 qui y voit un lointain modèle de la tirade des nez d'Edmond Rostand (exemplaire de la variante, identique avec la même adresse typo.)

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        L'astrologue français, predisant les evenemens singulier et universels des estats et empires du monde. Selon le changement des globes celestes en l'année presente astronomicque.

      Paris, Claude Morlot, 1649. ____ Très rare. "L'astrologue anonyme nous donne ses pronostications "tirées des plus grands Autheurs" (p. 7) et ajoute, à la dernière page : "Ce qui a esté déclaré par les Centuries de Nostradamus..." Benazra, Répertoire chronologique nostradamique 212. Petit bois gravé sur le titre. *****. In-4. Collation : 8 pp. Couverture ancienne en papier éponge bleu.

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         Arithmétique au miroir par laquelle on peut (en quatre vacations de demye heure chacune) pratiquer les plus belles règles d'icelle,. Mise en lumière par Allexandre Jean, arithméticien

      S.l., 1649, in 12, de 15pp. typographiques, 54pp. gavées avec jolis ornements d'encadrement et 17 pp. gavées sous forme de tableaux, cart. papier marbré début XXe, titre et deux derniers ff. restaurés en marge, qq. mouillures. Rare manuel didactique de calculs mathématiques en 3 parties dont deux sont gravées. C'est la 3e édition, la première étant de 1636 en une seule partie. Le faux-titre gravé porte d'ailleurs la date de 1636. La seconde partie semble avoir été ajoutée en 1637. Alexandre Jean est un maître écrivain et maître d'arithmétique français, né vers 1580, il a été reçu en 1609 dans la Communauté des maîtres écrivains jurés. il a rendu générale la pratique de la plume à traits, qui sert à exécuter des ornements aux traits épaissis en calligraphie. C'est l'exemple de ces maîtres écrivains aussi actifs dans l'enseignement et la comptabilité, et il a publié plusieurs méthodes d'arithmétique. Il est mort en 1670 à Paris. ¶ Sotheran suppl. II. 1730 (édit. de 1636) - Lie Tomas-Scheler mathématiques (1987) n°104 "rare et charmant ouvrage..." - cat. CCFR seulement 2ex. de cette édition (Toulouse et BNF).

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        Gesamtansicht ('Der weyt berümpte Marckt und Bergwerck Eysenartz im Hertzogtum Steyer. - Denen Wol Edlen ., Dedicirt vnd Offerirt von Matth. Merian.').

      - Kupferstich von 2 Platten gedruckt v. Matthäus Merian aus Topographia Provinciarum Austriacaru Austriae Styriae, Carinthiae, Carniolae, Tyrolis etc: . b. Matthäus Merian in Frankfurt a.M., 1649, 22,5 x 69,5 Fauser, Repertorium älterer Topographie. Druckgraphik von 1486 bis 1750, Bd. I, S. 194, Nr. 3532; Nebehay-Wagner, Bibliographie Altösterreichischer Ansichtenwerke, Bd. II, S. 234 ff., Nr. 407, 81.

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        Jezus en de ziel. Een geestelycke spiegel voor 't gemoed. Bestaande uyt veertig aangename en stichtelycke sinne-beelden.Amsterdam, Pieter Arentsz., 1687. 8vo. With engraved frontispiece and 39 engraved emblems in text, all engraved by Jan Luyken. Contemporary vellum.

      Klaversma & Hannema 960; Landwehr, Emblem and fable books 474; Praz, p. 406. Expanded third edition of one of the earliest and most popular spiritual emblem books by the well-known Dutch poet and engraver Jan Luyken (1649-1712), first published in 1678. Devoted to a Christian's love for Jesus, it contains 39 emblems accompanied by a motto, some Biblical quotations, and an explanation, or reflection. The present edition is enlarged with an extensive discussion on the "joys of the eternal fatherland". Luyken was inspired for the present emblem book by the engravings of Boetius van Bolswert for the famous emblem book Pia desideria by Herman Hugo (1588-1629).Only very slightly browned around the margins and a few tiny spots. Binding only slightly soiled. Overall in very good condition.

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      Amsterdam Elzevier 1649 - 10 Bll. (incl. gest. Titel); 472 S; 1 gef. Tafel; 2 Bll. (Index); 2 (w) Bll. Mit fünf durchgezogenen Pergamentstreifen gehefteter Pergamentband der Zeit mit seitlich überstehenden Schutzkanten. (13,3 x 8 cm, bzw. 12,8 x 7,2 cm; Buchblock: 2,8 cm) 12°. Pieters 118 auf S. 260 ("Un tableau de castramétation romaine doit se trouver à la page 388."). Siennicki S. 55. Willems 1091 ("Receuil de notes sur les Histoires de Tacite et la Vie d'Agricola, suivi d'un traité de la milice romaine, le tout extrait d'une traduction anglaise de Tacite par Henri Savile, et traduit en latin par Isaac Gruter."). Winterthur 1083 [unklar welche Variante]. Vergl. Brunet V, col. 1738. Minzloff S. 195. Vergl. Winterthur 1083. Goldsmid III, 41. Rahir 1103 ("La dernière p. est ornée du cul-de-lampe aux lettres E. I. D. dans un [triangle] entrelacé avec un X (n° 107), la p. 462 est sans fleuron." [vergl. Rahir 1105: "Même édition, mais avec le cul-de-lampe aux lettres E. I. D. (n° 107) à la p. 462, et celui du mascaron supportant un bouquet (n° 96) à la dernière page."]). Berghman 1289 ("Extraits d'une traduction anglaise de Tacite par H. Savile, traduite en latin par Isaac Gruter."). Vergl. Socoloff I A 525. Copinger 4102 ("No ornament on p. 462."). Montaran 459. Vergl. Lengfeld 595 [Sammelband mit anderen Werken, als "R.[ahir] 1103" identifiziert.] Schiff 1698 [unklar welche Variante]. Lengertz 664 [unklar welche Variante, zitiert B.[erghman] 1289 und W.[illems] 1091]. Vergl. Kraus 185 [zitiert Copinger 4103, also die andere Variante mit "ornament on p. 462".]. Thulins 325, 101 [zitiert Rahir 1103, ebenfalls ein von Simier gebundenes Exemplar in blauem Maroquin, und fragt sich zu recht, ob dieses und sein Exemplar identisch seien]. Phiebig 226 [unklar welche Variante, der Beschreibung nach jedoch EHC 12.1649.Sav.00]. EHC 12.1649.Sav.00 u. 01 [zitieren Copinger 4102 und 4103, letzteren mit Fragezeichen, bei beiden Exemplaren, ein Hinweis auf eine (weitere ?) Variante ???]. Weddigen 115. Ebert 22158. Dibdin II, 452 ("The last edition of 1649 may be considered as a supplementary work, and is joined by some collectors to the preceding [1640]."). Schweiger II, 1043. Graesse VII, 9. - Unbeschriebene Variante, oder Bibliographen-Irrtum ? - Der zeitgenössische Pergamentband mit Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren, der Vorderdeckel etwas fleckig, ebenso der Rücken, dort die ursprüngliche Rückenbeschriftung verblasst und von alter Hand erneuert, jedoch wiederum verblichen, auch die seitlich überstehenden Kanten etwas fleckig, die hintere mit kleiner Fehlstelle. Der hintere Deckel wurde extensiv mit Tinte befleckt, entweder in einen nassen Flecken geworfen, oder bekam beim Eintunken der Feder ins Fass eine Breitseite ab, innen jedoch, bis auf einen verblassten Wasserrand auf einigen Seiten, sehr sauber und schön. Mit der gedruckten Widmung von Gruterus für "Petro Reigersbergio". Mit dem schönen gestochenen Titel und der gut erhaltenen Falttafel, die schematisch den Aufbau eines römischen Lagers zeigt, sowie mehreren hübschen Schmuckinitialen. Auf der Seite 472 in unserem Exemplar die Schlußvignette vom Typ Rahir 86. Unser Exemplar enthält das fleuron Rahir 107, bzw. Berghman ("Études") "fig. 56", zusätzlich zu den bei Rahir und Copinger a.a.O. beschriebenen, auch auf Blatt 10 verso, Berghman beschreibt es auf Seite 12 in den "Études" wie folgt: "31. Un cul-de-lampe imité d'après la Méduse de Leyde (n° 13), sauf que l'écusson porte, au lieu de la tête de Méduse, un triangle inscrit sur un X; deux types: a) Celui qui porte les lettres E. I. D. (44 x 27 mm); dans le Savilius de 1649, les Baudii Epistolae de 1654, etc. (fig. 56) .", hier also erstmals verwendet und dann gleich zweimal ! Ob es die akribischen Bibliographen schlicht übersehen haben, oder ob es sich bei unserem Exemplar um eine unbeschriebene Variante handelt ist von uns nicht zu klären. Eine Vignette ist auf unserer Seite 462 jedoch nicht zu finden. Vielleicht geistert aber auch seit Rahir irrtümlich diese Varia

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        Poésies diverses dédiées à Monseigneur le Duc de Richelieu, par Mr de Scudery, Gouverneur de Nostre Dame de la Garde.

      1649 - Exemplaire très pur conservé dans son vélin de l'époque. Paris, Augustin Courbé, 1649.In-4 de (10) ff., 328 pp., petite galerie de vers dans la marge blanche des pp. 143 à 150 et 293 à 308. Vélin souple de l'époque, dos lisse avec le titre inscrit à l'encre en tête. Reliure de l'époque. 168 x 220 mm. / Very pure copy preserved in contemporary vellum. Paris, Augustin Courbé, 1649.4to [168 x 220 mm] of (10) ll., 328 pp., small wormhole in the blank margin in pp. 143 to 150 and 293 to 308. Contemporary limp vellum, flat spine with the title written in ink on the top. Contemporary binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Descriptio Regni Iaponiae cum quibusdam affinis materiae...

      apud Ludovicum Elzevirium, 1649. 16mo (cm. 11,2), 24 cc.nn. (compreso frontis. interamente inciso), 267(1) pp. (i.e. 287), (segue con proprio frontis.) Idem, Tractatus in quo agitur. De Iaponiorum religione. De Christianae religionis introductione in ea loca. De ejusdem extirpatione..., ibidem 1649, 4 cc.nn., 120 pp. (i.e. 320). Legatura coeva in pergamena rigida con titolo ms. al ds. (sbiadito) e unghie. Tagli scuri. Assente la tabella rip. f.t. Ottimo esemplare. Edizione originale. Willems, 1095.

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        Kupferstich - Karte, b. Joan Blaeu, "Belgica Foederata qvae est Europae Liber Dicimvs".

      - altkol., 1649, 41 x 24,7 (H) Shirley, Courtiers and Cannibals, Nr. 49; Krogt, Bd. IV-1, Seite 299 mit Abbildung; not in Tooley: "Title Pages from 16th to 19th Century". - Prachtvolles, goldgehöhtes Kolorit. Das Titelblatt für den "Town Atlas" von Blaeu mit den Wappen der 9 niederländischen Provinzen. Oben das Wappen der Vereinigten Niederlande, gehalten von bekrönten Löwen.

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        Ostenda Obsessa et Capta ab Alberto et Isabella d.g. Archiducib. Burgundiae, Brbantiae, etc. Com Flandriae, etc.

      - Kupferstich-Plan von J. Blaeu, ca. 1649. Ca. 37,5 x 48,5 cm. Plan von Ostende aus der Vogelschau mit einer Insetkarte der Stadt oben links aus größerer Distanz betrachtet. Links unten Titelkartusche sowie Legende zu den Kennzeichnungen des Planes, die rechts unten in einer weiteren Legende fortgesetzt werden. In der rechten oberen Ecke dekoratives Wappen mit einem Löwen, darunter zusätzlich ein Wappen mit drei Schlüsseln von Hand eingezeichnet, beide Wappen koloriert. Mit lateinischem Rückentext. Prachtvolle Ansicht aus Blaeus berühmten Stedebok, hier in der lateinischen Ausgabe "Novum Ac Magnum Theatrum Urbium Belgicae".

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      1649. In Bergamo per Marc'Antonio Rossi 1649 4° Pagine 1 incisione a piena pagina al recto della seconda carta, con funzioni di antiporta, ad opera di Giacomo Cotta (Proteo, Flora e sopra di loro lo Zodiaco) + 6 non numerate + 199 + 9 non numerate + 1 carta bianca. Legatura coeva in cartone rustico. Marca al frontespizio (un albero il cui tronco è avvolto da un nastro sul quale figura il motto Decus et tutamen; sullo sfondo una città). Alcune sporadiche macchie e fioriture. Ottima copia in barbe. Prima edizione. Bizzarra, originale, quanto rara opera del Conte Brembato. Fino alla pagina 176 narra le vicende di vari personaggi mitologici o para-mitologici, tra i quali sono protagonisti Flora, Proteo e Vertunno. Quest'ultimo descrive - lo ricordo perché è il passaggio più interessante di questa parte dell'opera - un pranzo che egli prepara per sé con un numero inquietante di portate, idonee a nutrire un esercito. Fin qui, dunque, è un'opera che oggi si definirebbe di fantasy. Da pagina 176 (Coltura di Polifide. Documenti generali, che seruono à tutti i capi de' fiori), senza preavviso, l'opera diventa botanico-astrologica e si articola in 13 capitoli. Brembato fornisce indicazioni precise per la semina e la conservazione dei bulbi e indica, associandoli, i rapporti tra i colori e i Pianeti. Si tratta di temi già trattati; così non è, invece, quanto al rapporto che l'Autore delinea fra i Pianeti e gli odori, tracciato, tale rapporto, secondo i dati della tradizione astrologica: così, Saturno, Pianeta ritenuto malefico, è fetente; Marte, anch'esso malefico, è spiacevole; Giove e Venere, pianeti benefici, rispettivamente, gratissimo e giocondissimo; il Sole e la Luna, mancanti d'odore; Mercurio, infine, secondo la natura di quel pianeta col quale s'accosta. Cfr: Biblioastrology N° 1133

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        Disceptationum Forensium Iudiciorum - Tomus Primus - Tomus Secundus - Tomus Tertius - Tomus Quartus - Tomus Quintus - Tomus Sextus .

      Apud Turrinum, 1649. 6 4°, Vol 1: pp 24 non cifrate + 399 + index (circa 80 carte), ritratto al frontespizio. 2: circa 20 carte non cifrate + 482 + index (alone al centro delle prime carte), 3: circa 20 + 512 + index. 4: circa 20 + 455 + index, 5: circa 20 + 412 + index, 6: circa 20 + 384 + index. Capilettera e finalini, bruniture su alcune carte. Rilegatura coeva in t. pergamena, tassello con titolo in oro al dorso, 4 nervi. Alcuni fori ai dorsi, piatti senza fori, (rifatti in pergamena).

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        The Alcoran of Mahomet, Translated out of Arabique into French; by the Sieur Du Ryer, Lord of Malezair, and Resident for the King of France, at Alexandria. And Newly Englished, for the Satisfaction of All That Desire to Look into the Turkish Vanities. (The Koran).

      London: No Publisher, 1649. First edition in English. Small octavo, contemporary full brown calf. In excellent condition with some occasional light foxing, rebacked. The Koran is the central religious text of Islam. It is widely regarded as the finest piece of literature in the Arabic language. Du Ryer was serving as French Consul in Egypt at the time he translated the Koran; his translation from the Arabic into French first appeared in Paris in 1647. Alexander Ross then translated from Du Ryer's French.

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        Schenkenschans - Joan Blaeu, 1649.

      VESTING SCHENKENSCHANS'Schenken-Schans - Het Tolhuis - 't Huis te Hal ' Griethuisen - Christina of Nieu Schenkschansâ?' kopergravure vervaardigd voor Joan Blaeu's Stedenboek in of na 1649. In de tijd met de hand gekleurd. Afm. 43 x 52 cm.Vesting Schenkenschans, thans in Duitsland deel van de gemeente Kleef (Kleve), behoorde lange tijd tot Nederland. Tijdens de Tachtigjarige Oorlog kwam het in bezit van de Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden. In 1586 werd de vesting door Maarten Schenk van Nydeggen aangelegd. In 1599 werd de schans door Maurits van Oranje versterkt en daarna meteen op de proef gesteld met een belegering door de kardinaal van Oostenrijk. De vesting had een grote betekenis in het strategisch belangrijke gebied rond de splitsing van de rivieren Rijn en Waal en werd als toegangspoort tot de Republiek lange tijd als onneembaar gezien.Prijs: € 550,-.

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        De Imitatione Christi Libri Quatuor. [The Imitation of Christ]. With Thomas a Kempis Vindicatus.

      Paris: Sebastian et Gabriel Cramoisy. 1649 - VG, 8vo, pp. [28], 395, [21], 99, 5 engraved plates, contemporary gilt-panelled red morocco, 5 raised bands, aeg, front joint cracked, cords intact, marbled endpapers, a solid copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Stadsplattegrond Heusden 1649.

      Amsterdam: J. Blaeu, 1649. Kopergravure, uitgegeven in 1649 te Amsterdam door Joan Blaeu in Toonneel der Steden.... Hoogte 41,5 cm. breedte 53 cm

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        [MARRAKECH] Palatium Magni Regis Maroci in Barbaria.

      [1649]. En deux feuilles jointes de 196 x 680 mm. Rarissime et superbe vue de la ville de Marrakech et ses remparts, issue de l'ouvrage Archontologia cosmica publié en 1649. La vue est dérivée d'une estampe de 1646 par Adriaen Matham, qui accompagna en 1641 l'ambassade hollandaise conduite par Antoine Liedekerke auprès du Sultan du Maroc. La vue est animée au premier plan de nombreux personnages. Dans la ville, on peut voir le château royal avec une haute tour crénelée, la demeure des quatre femmes du roi, le lieu des sépultures des reines, la résidence ordinaire du sultan et la tour aux trois pommes d'or. La vue est ornée d'un titre inscrit dans une bannière flottante, et du blason de l'empereur Muley Hamet. Infimes rousseurs. Bel exemplaire.

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        De modo et ratione citandi, et procedendi in Romana Curia Opusculum... in sex partes distinctum

      Typis Ludovici Grignani, 1649. 8vo (cm. 22), 270 pp., 13 cc.nn. (di cui l’ultima bianca). Iniziali figurate e fregi n.t. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena con titolo ms. al ds. Legatura allentata, ritirata, macchiata e priva della cuffia superiore. Assente la carta di guardia anteriore. Prima edizione. Sapori, n. 3059 cita un’edizione del 1680.

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