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        Haerlems schuyt-praetjen op 't redres vande West-Indische Compagnie

      Exposing the vices of the Dutch West India Company in Brazil, championing Portugal´s cause. 1649. [Amsterdam?]. In 4to (205 mm x 150 mm). 12 ff. Later half vellum over paper boards, upper portion of boards mildly darkened. Modern bookplate on front pastedown, unobtrusive contemporary ink notation on outer corners of recto of all leaves, tanned, untrimmed, nice copy. First edition of this interesting 17th century pamphlet of black propaganda; it champions the Portuguese cause in Brazil while exposing the vices of the Dutch West India Company. During 1649, while waiting for Amsterdam's municipal council to reconvene and vote on a resolution in favor of the Company, a series of anonymous pamphlets, politically motivated for the Portuguese cause, were published to persuade the town councilors to the Portuguese side. The tracts, cleverly published in dialogue format and usually embedded in a familiar setting, such as the market or the public house, took on "the colloquial tone of the middle and lower classes" (Asher) in order to communicate with a larger audience. Asher emphasizes the ingenuity of the framework of this particular type of Portuguese propaganda: "Leaving his actors to expose all the grievances of the country against Portugal, with much power and vehemence, the author seems to be quite impartial; but he has always a personage at hand who refutes all these charges or shows them to be mere trifles with the wrongs of the West-India-Company."The present pamphlet translates to "Harlem's Boat-talk on the Reformation of the West-India-Company"; according to European Americana, it is sometimes attributed to Cornelis Melin and is a dialogue between Mr. Keyser and Mr. Coninck, disputing the responsibility of the States of Holland to subsidize the Company's operations and subtly urging Portugal's call for peace. European Americana, 649/61. Sabin, 7586 & 29505. Borba de moraes, 389. Asher, 262.

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        Hasselt

      Amsterdam. unbound. very good. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 13.75" x 19.75". Absolutely stunning town plan of Hasselt in northeastern Holland, shown in an unusual panoramic birds-eye view, circa 1649. Features the fortress and the town within it, and ships in the surrounding river. Includes two coats of arms, both of which are hand burnished with beautiful gold leaf. Latin text on verso. Published around the time of the Spanish acknowledgment of the Dutch Republic in "Novum Ac Magnum Theatrum Urbium Belgicae Liberae Ac Foederataee" ("Town books of the Netherlands"). Many of the town plans included in this publication emphasized their strategic importance in response to the Spanish occupation. One of the most famous mapmakers of his time, Willem Blaeu (1571-1638) and his family worked out of Amsterdam. This series was published by his son Johannes (c. 1599-1673), who took over the business upon his father's death. Tears and chipping to edges.

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        Les Passions de l'Ame

      Paris: Chez Henry Le Gras, 1649. First Edition. RARE. Bound in the original calf boards; rebacked in brown calf, gilt-tooled label; original marbled endpages; all edges gilt. There is minor wear to the corners and edges with slight bumping and a few small chips to the leather. Text clean and tight. Includes woodcut initials and tailpieces. This French edition was published simultaneously with the Elzevier edition in Amsterdam. In this final work by Descartes, he applies his "mechanistic physiology" to a study of the relationship between mind and body, ultimately making a distinction between voluntary and involuntary actions. xlviii + 286 pages. Very good condition.

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        Thesaurus philologicus, seu clavis scripturae: qua quicquid fere orientalium, Hebraeorum maxime, & Arabum.

      Zürich, J. J. Bodmer, 1649. - (10 Bl.), 616 S. 4°. Lederband der Zeit auf 4 Bünden. Erste Ausgabe eines der der Hauptwerke des Züricher reformierten Theologen und Orientalisten. - Jöcher II, 1728; ADB. - Dem biographisch-bibliographischen Kirchenlexikon zufolge bildet das Werk eine Einleitung in das Alte Testament, "covering a wide range of biblical scholarship, firmly founded on sound Hebrew scholarship, and knowledge of Jewish commentators." Hottinger (1620-1667) studierte in Zürich, Genf, Groningen und Leiden, bereiste England und Frankreich, wurde 1642 Dozent am Collegium Humanitatis und am Lectorium in Zürich und lehrte Kirchengeschichte, Kirchenrecht, Orientalistik und alttestamentliche Theologie und Rhetorik. "1655 folgte H. einem Ruf an die im Wiederaufbau begriffene Universität Heidelberg, wurde 1656 Kirchenrat und erneuerte das Collegium Sapientiae. 1661 kehrte er auf Wunsch Zürichs in seine Heimatstadt zurück. Er nahm 1667 einen Ruf an die Universität Leiden an, ertrank jedoch vor Antritt der Reise in der Limmat" (DBE). VD 17 12: 123709; ADB XIII, 192 f.; Vgl. DBE V, 187 u. Jüdisches Lexikon II, 1683. Titelbl. gering fleckig; sonst von guter Erhaltung. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Dictionaire Servant de Bibliotheque Universelle ou Recueil Succinct de Toutes Les Plus Belles Matieres de la Theologie, de L'Histoire, du Droict, de la Poesie, de la Cosmographie, de la Chronologie, de a Fable, de la Medecine, de la Chirurgie & de la Pharmacie

      Antoine de Sommaville, Paris, 1649. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Full contemporary calf, elaborately gilt spine. Corners bumped and rounded, hinges rubbed, wear at spine ends, inner joint cracked, occasional damp stains, mostly mild, scattered foxing. Small library label on the front board and an old bookplate inside the front cover. An attractively printed and curiously organized dictionary - an early attempt at encyclopedic completeness that led to Bayle's Dictionaire Historique et Critique (1997) and Diderot and D'Alembert's great Encyclopédie. Organized by word endings and published 14 years after Cardinal Richlieu called for the creation of a French Dictionary but 45 years before the first edition of the Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française. Title page in red and black, (6) 1198, (70)pp. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Reference; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 043917. . This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

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        The Epistles

      The Epistles of Jacob Behmen aliter, Teutonicus Philosophus. Very usefull and necessary for those that read his writings, and are very full of excellent and plaine Instructions how to attaine to the Life of Christ. Translated out of the German Language. London: Printed by M. Simmons for Gyles Calvert, at the Black Spread Eagle, at the West end of Pauls Church, 1649.First English edition. Rebound in ¼ leather with marbled boards. Condition of this book is quite worn, browning to all pages, pages end torn, text complete. No blank papers, Title page, 11 pages preface to the reader, not numbered, 215 pages epistles, 1 title page Testimonie, 29 pages Testimonie, 16 pages Table of the Contents, 1 page Errata,, 1 blank end paper. I. english edition, extremly rare

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        Examen vande valsche resolutie van de heeren burgemeesters ende raden tot Amsterdam. Op´t stuck vande West-Indische Compagnie

      Early tract on the activities of the Dutch West India Company in Brazil. 1649. Amsterdam. Abraham de Bruyn. In 4to (197 mm x 145 mm). 36. Later half vellum, a little rubbed. Some age toning, else fine, modern bookplate on front pastedown. First edition. A Meticulously framed response to the skillfully-framed Portuguese black propaganda: ?Copye vande resolutie van de heeren burgemeesters ende raden tot Amsterdam?, a fictitious account of a meeting of the Amsterdam municipal council published the same year. The propaganda claimed the cessation of financial support of the Dutch West India Company; this work translates to "Examination of the false resolution of the Burgomasters and council of Amsterdam on the question of the West India Company". The author refutes the accusation that the Burgomasters of Amsterdam were in favor of abandoning their financial support to the Dutch West India Company after the Portuguese Rising in Brazil, an act which would have penurised many small investors in the scheme. Sabin 23344. Asher 253. Borba de Moraes 297.

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        Het Eerste Deel Van de Tragedische ofte klaechlijcke Historien : inhoudende xviij waerachtige geschiedenissen, welckers begin lief ende genuechlijck is, maer het eynde vol swarigheyts ende verdriets [...] [...]

      Utrecht ; Simon de Vries (1649), 1650. 1st Edition in this form. Description: [12] Bl., 668 S : Kupfert. ; 12°. Referenced by OCLC 551884455. Auteur is Matteo Bandello. Vertalers uit het Italiaans naar het Frans zijn Pierre Boaistuau en Franc¸ois de Belleforest.Contents: I, III, V. ... Inhoudende xviii waerachtige geschiedenissen, welckers begin, lief ende genuechlijck is, maer het eynde vol swarigheyts ende verdriets / eerst beschreven in het Italiaans : ende nu uyt de Franc¸oysche in de Nederlantsche tale over-geset door Isaac de Bert. II. ... in welcke begrepen sijn seer jammerlijcke feyten, waarachtich geschiet, tot spiegel van alle menschen / ... in onse Nederlandsche sprake overgeset door M. Merten Everaerts. IV, VI-VII. ... in welcke begrepen sijn seer jammerlijcke feyten, waarachtich geschiet, tot spiegel van alle menschen. IX. Thoonneel van de wereltsche veranderinge deses tijdts : zijnde het neghende ende laeste deel van de tragedische historien, waerlijk geschiet in Asia en Europa : getrocken uyt verscheyde schrijvers / nu nieuwelijcks uyt de Franc¸oische in onse Nederduytsche tale over-geset door F[elix] v[an] S[ambix] Impressum dl. 2: Tot Utrecht : by Lambert Roeck. Very good copy bound in contemporary limp vellum over bevelled boards; the title applied in ink (manuscript) to the upper spine. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        Austriaci Caesares Mariae Annae Austriacae potentisimae Hisapniarum reginae in dotale auspicium exhibiti

      Mailand, L. Monza 1649.. gr.-8°. 176 S. Mit Kupfertit. u. 13 Kupfertaf. v. F. Agnellus Pgmt: d. Zt. Mit hs. Rückentit. Taf. 2 im w. unt. Rd. etw. beschnitten. Praz 443; Graesse V, 111 - Die großen umrahmenden Wappenkupfer mit jew. 1Portrait-Medaillon der einzelnen Habsburger-Regensten, beginnend mit Rudolf I. bis Ferdinand III.

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        Descriptio Regni Japoniæ. Cum quibusdam affinis materiæ, Ex variis auctoribus collecta et in ordinem redacta

      Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Apud Ludovicum Elzevirium 1649. . First edition, two volumes, 16mo, (xlviii), 267, (1); (viii), 320 pp. Engraved title in volume I plus a folding table, marbled paste downs, armorial bookplates of Lord Sinclair. Contemporary calf, a.e.g., covers with double gilt rules, cornerpieces and a central rose, gilt phoenix to the foot of the spine with the motto Rinasce Piu Gloriosa (“It rises again more glorious”), spines a little worn with slight loss to tops An important early work on Japan, including a translation of Schouten’s account of Siam. Varenius is best known for his “Geographia Generalis”, published by Elzevir the following year. Willems 1095.

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        Middelburgum.

      Kopergravure, 1649 - . Blaeu. Herkomst: 'Toonneel der Steden'. Verso: Latijnse tekst. Afmeting: 57,5 x 47,5 cm.

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        Descriptio Fluminum Rheni, Vahalis Et Mosae

      Amsterdam: Koeman, 1649. Map. Very Good. 14-3/4 x 19-1/2 inches. Beautifully detailed copper plate engraving of the Central Netherlands, composed by famed Dutch cartographer, Jan Janssonius. Extremely rare edition of this chart where the three great rivers flow to within a few kilometers of each below Wesel. The scale allows most of the larger towns to be depicted by miniature plans showing fortifications. Title cartouche in bottom right of upper chart. Scale displayed in center. Extracted from Koemans Atlantes Neerlandici and containing text from the atlas on reverse of sheet. The original plates for this map were later acquired by Willem Blaeu, who then used them for his own, more modern cartographic publications. Minor discoloration to page. Slight chipping, mostly across top border, but not affecting the body of the chart. Vertical center crease from atlas extraction. Overall, a superior and extremely rare map in excellent condition.

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        Lincolnia Comitatus Anglis Lyncolneshire

      Amsterdam, 1649. Map. Copper engraving, 38.5 x 50 cms, recent hand-colour, French text on verso. Koeman Me 161

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        Hantoniae Comitatus cum Bercheria

      Amsterdam, 1649. Map. Copper engraving, 44.5 x 55.5 cms, recent hand-colour, French text on verso. Koeman Me 161

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        Anglia Regnum

      Amsterdam, 1649. Map. Copper engraving, 39 x 49.5 cms, recent hand-colour, light spotting, French text on verso. Koeman Me 161

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        Cestria Comitatus Palatinatus. The Countye Palatine of Chester

      Amsterdam, 1649. Map. Copper engraving, 38.5 x 50 cms, recent hand-colour, French text on verso. Koeman Me 161

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        Comitatus Dorcestria vulgo Anglice Dorsetshire

      Amsterdam, 1649. Map. Copper engraving, 38 x 49.5 cms, recent hand-colour, French text on verso. Koeman Me 161

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        Ducatus Eboracensis. Anglice Yorkshire

      Amsterdam, 1649. Map. Copper engraving, 38.5 x 49.5 cms, recent hand-colour, French text on verso. Koeman Me 161

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        Penbrochia Comitatus et Comitatus Caermardinum

      Amsterdam, 1649. Map. Copper engraving, 38.5 x 52.5 cms, recent hand-colour, French text on verso. Koeman Me 161

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        Herefordia Comitatus vernacule Herefordshire

      Amsterdam, 1649. Map. Copper engraving, 38.5 x 50 cms, recent hand-colour, French text on verso. Koeman Me 161

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        Comitatus Northantonensis vernacule Northamptonshire

      Amsterdam, 1649. Map. Copper engraving, 39 x 51.5 cms, recent hand-colour, French text on verso. Koeman Me 161

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        Vienna Austriae

      Frankfurt/M. 1649.. Orig.-Kupferstich aus "Topographia Provinciarum Austriacarum..." 33 x 41 cm. (Blattgr.), 21 x 32,5 cm. (Bildausschn.) Schönes, breitrandiges Expl. Ger. Nebehay-W. 407, 33 - Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelperspektive.

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        Avstria Archidvcatvs

      Amsterdam 1649 - Decorative map of Austria with two large cartouches. French text on verso., Size : 370x545 (mm), 14.5x21.5 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring Very Good, lower joint reinforced, minor creases around the central fold

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        Topographia Enchusae

      Amsterdam. unbound. very good. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 15.5" x 20". Exquisite town plan of Enkhuizen, circa 1649, shown in an unusual panoramic birds-eye view. Beautifully detailed, with delicately rendered ships in the various waterways around the city. Includes two coats of arms. Dutch text on verso. Published around the time of the Spanish acknowledgment of the Dutch Republic in "Tooneel der Steden van der Vereenighde Nederlanden" ("Town books of the Netherlands"). Many of the town plans included in this publication emphasized their strategic importance in response to the Spanish occupation. One of the most famous mapmakers of his time, Willem Blaeu (1571-1638) and his family worked out of Amsterdam. This series was published by his son Johannes (c. 1599-1673), who took over the business upon his father's death. Minor chipping along edges, tear to left edge. Crease to upper left corner.

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        HOMILIAE CATENAE siue collectaneae ex vetustis patribus, Sacris Doctoribus et eruditis scriptoribus

      Joannes Baudrand, Lugduni 1649 - Folio, portada a dos tintas con grabado alegórico, 12h, 470p, 9h, texto a dos columnas. Plena piel de época (algo desgastada en bordes), nervios y dorados en lomo. Buen estado. Juan Eusebio Nieremberg, fue un jesuíta con una obra muy prolífica. Sus obras, dentro de la temática religiosa, abarca muchos campos y destaca mucho por su erudicción. Muchas son las reediciones en otros idiomas. Algunas de sus obras tienen un alto precio, especialmente las de carácter biográfico de importantes jesuítas en sus misiones por Asia y otras partes del mundo. También tiene algunas muy destacables de carácter más político-religioso. Este ejemplar es una "antología" y recopilación de textos de grandes doctores de la iglesia.

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        Eikon Alethine. The Pourtraiture of Truths Most Sacred Majesty Truly Suffering, Though not Solely ... Wherein the False Colours are Washed Off, Wherewith the Painter-steiner had Bedawbed Truth, the late King and the Parliament, in his Counterfeit Piece Entituled Eikon Basilike

      London: Thomas Paine, 1649. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. (16),103,(1)pp. 4to. Engraved frontispiece of Dr. Gauden reputedly by Cross . Bound to style in full calf; red leather lettering piece, gilt. A reply to John Gauden's Eikon Basilike. In the title, the first two words of the first line and the last two words of line 10 are in Greek characters. A fine copy. Rare . Wing, E267; Madan, 157, ESTC R21175. Lowndes, p. 723.

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        EIKON BASILIKE, THE PORTRAICTURE OF HIS SACRED MAJESTIE IN HIS SOLITUDES AND SUFFERINGS. TOGETHER WITH HIS MAJESTIES PRAIERS DELIVERED TO DOCTOR JUXON IMMEDIATELY BEFORE HIS DEATH

      No Place: No Publisher, 1649. Front and rear covers with the initials "CR" and a portrait of Charles 1 with a death's head in gilt. Double fillet gilt borders with corner winged angels. Front joint tender but intact. Old armorial book-plate on front pastedown. Pencilled notes on front free endpaper. Title-page in red and black. Folding engraved plate by Marshall showing the King at his devotions. The plate is quite crisp and clean. All edges gilt. Pp. 273-278 are mis-numbered 173-178. 279pp. This is a presentation copy from Charles II. Many editions of the book were published in 1848-1849. Exact authorship has been debated since then. Charles 1 was executed on January 30, 1849. One theory has John Gauden, the Bishop of Exeter, writing the book to inspire sympathy for the King and to rouse public opinion against his execution. The "Eikon" or "Image of the King" was a most influential book printed in England during the period of the English Civil Wars and helped turn the tide of opinion in favor of the monarchy, leading to the restoration of Charles II to the throne in 1660. Furthermore, some historians believe that had the book appeared even a week earlier than it did, it might have saved the King's life. See Allibone, Volume 1 and Wing E294-306. One book with similar binding has come to auction in the past 30 years according to ABPC. We find only two libraries worldwide listing the book on OCLC.. Early Edition. Full Contemporary Calf. General Light to moderate Wear/No Jacket. 6 3/4" x 4 1/4".

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        Le Portrait Du Roy De La Grand Bretagne. Durant Sa Solitude & Ses Souffrances. [Doubtful or Supposititious Works. Eikon Basilike. French]

      Rouen : Iean Berthelin, 1649. 1st French Edition. Physical desc. : pp. 398. 4º. Engraved (2 page) frontis depicting the King as a Christian martyr. Madan 52. Frontispiece Madan 30. Trans. by Jean Baptiste Porree Subjects; Great Britain - History - Civil War, 1642-1649 - Early works to 1800. A very nice copy in later light-tan quarter-calf, black Morocco title label. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        Eikon Basilike

      John Williams 1649. later edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. First edition of the 24mo (10cms x5cms) John William's Eikon (3rd edition of all published). A1, frontispiece with emblematic crown (verso is explanation) A2 title in red and black (epitaph to verso), A3 contents, pp175 + pp10 "His Majecties Prayers". Additional engraved portrait (smaller) of Charles II aged 19 ("natus may 29 1630, aetatis suae 19") {uniquely?} bound in between pp 150 and 151.& Full contemporary brown calf, gilt motifs to corners and spine, rubbed and worn but still very firm and solid bindings (unusually no loose leaves). Not as close trimmed as many copies. Previous owners' contemporary ownership manuscripts tipped in.

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

      Apud Turrinum 1649 6 vol.in 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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        Discours merveilleux De la Vie, Actions & Deportemens de Catherine de Medicis Royne Mere; Declarant tous les moyens qu'elle a tenus pour vsurper le Gouvernement du Royaume de France & ruiner l'estat d'iceluy

      NP: Selon la copie imprimee a Paris, 1649. 24mo (slightly taller than 14 cm.), 138 pp.; full vellum with exposed cords at joints and spine hand lettered; binding wrinkled and ties gone, front hinge cracked but still overall sound, front pastedown and back free endpaper signed ?T. Kerrich, M. C. C. 1804? (antiquarian Thomas Kerrich, Magdalen College, Cambridge), general age toning, margins cut down but no letters hit, good. Photos available upon request.

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        ITINERARIUM GALLIAE

      Amsterlodami: Apud Jodocum Jansonium, 1649. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. An Early 17th Century Travel Guidebook, with Engraved Views of French, Dutch, and Swiss Cities. 140 x 83 mm (5 1/2 x 3 1/4"). 9 p.l., 340 pp., [11] leaves. Fourth Edition. Contemporary vellum, spine flat, ink titling in an old hand at head and foot. Woodcut initials, headpieces, and tailpieces, and 22 ENGRAVED PLATES (21 OF THEM FOLDING) OF EUROPEAN CITIES (including engraved title page). Old monogram bookplate on front pastedown. Cox I, 99 (citing the 1627 edition). Minor ink smudges on one plate and adjacent pages, a hint of soiling to vellum, other trivial imperfections, but A VERY FINE COPY, the binding without appreciable wear, the text and plates especially fresh, and WITH RICH IMPRESSIONS OF THE FOLDING PLATES. This travel guidebook to France and nearby regions (including England, the Netherlands, and part of Switzerland) is the chief work of the jurist, philologist, and geographer Zinzerling (1580?-1620?). ADB calls this a "superb travel handbook . . . executed in 'notable' Latin," says that it replaced a similar esteemed work by Paul Hentzner, and grants Zinzerling an "honorable place in the history of Geography" on account of its publication. Divided into three parts, the book describes: (1) the natural history and political situation in France (by way of preparing the reader for a trip), (2) the trip itself, including study of the French language and the courtly arts of the French, and (3) a detailed description of Bordeaux, which the author chooses as his subject for a more extended and profound study of a single city. The work aimed mainly at young nobles for whom a trip to France was an expected part of their social education. Although it does not dwell at length on natural wonders, the book enumerates a great many noteworthy sights and provides a good deal of commentary on history, antiquities, and genealogy. The attractive folding plates include views of Nancy, Sedan, Paris, Orleans, Moulins en Gilbert, Nantes, La Rochelle, Bordeaux, Toulouse, Montpellier, Marseilles, Orange, Lyon, Rouen, Calais, Amiens, Antwerp, Rotterdam, Leyden, Amsterdam, and Geneva. With the exception of two plates that are more ground plans than views, the engravings, while relatively small, are surprisingly detailed. And they show to good advantage here because of the strong impressions on fresh paper. The work was apparently published in Lyon in 1616, Strassburg in 1617, and Geneva in 1627 before our 1649 printing (which is the only edition listed in ABPC from 1975-2000).

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        [Charles I] Histoire entiere & veritable du procez de Charles Stuart, roy d'Angleterre.

      Contenant, en forme de journal, tout ce qui s'est faict & passé sur ce sujet dans le parlement, & en la haute cour de justice; et la façon en laquelle il a esté mis à mort. Au mois de janvier, 1649/8. A quoy sont adjoustées quelques declarations du parlement cy-devant publiées, pour faire voir plus amplement, quels ont esté les motifs & raisons d'une procedure, si extraordinaire. Le tout fidelement receüilly des pieces authentiques & traduit de l'anglois. London, J. G., 1650. Liten 8:o. (4),155,(9) s. Ngt nött ljusbrunt skinnbd från 1700-talets början med upphöjda bind, rikt guldornerad rygg, röd titeletikett av marokäng och röda snitt. Kantförgyllning och inre denteller. Ryggen obetydligt naggad överst. Genomgående nära skuren i övre marginalen. Ett maskhål i yttermarginalen från titelbladet till s. 74. Bläckfläckar i yttermarginalen på s. 38-40 och några svaga, men knappast störande, fuktfläckar i nedre marginalen på sina håll. Med Charles Henry Hoyms guldpräglade pärmexlibris. Från Biby.. ESTC R202413. Variant med omtryckt titelblad med förlängd titel och åtta opaginerade sidor med ett register. Bakom boktryckarens initialer döljer sig John Grismond. Behandlar rättegången mot Englands kung Karl I, som avrättades i januari 1649. Charles Henry Hoym (1694-1736) var Saxens och Polens ambassadör i Frankrike. Hans magnifika boksamling såldes 1738

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        Eikon BasilikeThe Pourtraicture of His Sacred Majestie in His Solitudes and Sufferings

      London - R. Royden, 1649 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A charming andearlycopy of this highly sought after work, which purports to be Charles I's spiritual autobiography. First edition, with the original frontispiece engraved by William Marshall. Accompanied by Latin and English verses in explanation. Published on February 9, 1649, ten days after the King was beheaded by Parliament in the aftermath of the English Civil War. Written in a simple, moving, and straightforward style in the form of a diary, the book combines irenic prayers urging the forgiveness of Charles's executioners with a justification of royalism and the King's political and military program that led to the Civil War. It is by no means certain that Charles wrote the book. After the Restoration, John Gauden, bishop of Worcester, claimed to have written it. Scholars continue to disagree about the merits of this claim, though Gauden did have access to Charles' manuscripts. Condition: Rebacked in a calf binding, with original calf boards with brass clasps. Externally, rubbing to the boards, and loss to the clasps. Calf to the spine is smart. Internally, firmly bound, with lightly age toned pages, and the odd spot. Small closed tears to the frontispiece. Copperplate ink inscription to the endpapers. Overall: GOOD..

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        [Title-page] Theatrum orbis Terrarum, sive Atlas Novus [...]

      Amsterdam, 1649. Map. Copper engraved title-page, 39.5 x 24.5 cms, fine later hand-colour (possibly nineteenth-century), heightened in arabic gum, minor marginal waterstaining, blank verso.

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        Tragicum theatrum actorum, & casuum tragicorum Londini publice celebratorum, quibus Hiberniae proregi, episcopo cantuariensi, ac tandem regi ipsi, aliisque vita adempta, & ad anglicanam metamorphosin via est aperta

      Amstelodaim, apud Jodocum Jansonium, 1649. first edition in Latin; 24mo (slightly shorter than 14 cm.), 320 pp. beginning with title, but not including the Benevole Lector between F2 and F3 consisting of two leaves one of which is numbered “pag.85” on recto and the other unnumbered, in addition to the regular pages 85-88, has all of the eight portraits (including the sometimes missing Holland plate) and the double page “White Hall” plate showing the execution of Charles I; full dark blue morocco with all edges gilt; small modern book plate, a brief written description attached to first binder’s blank, general light age toning with title darker; a very good+ copy in an attractive binding; Madan (Eikon) 114. Photos available upon request.

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        The Alcoran of Mahomet, translated out of Arabique into French ... and newly Englished, for the satisfaction of all that desire to look into the Turkish vanities

      London: No publisher/printer, 1649. 4to (18.2 cm, 7.13"). [8] ff., 407, [1] p. (lacking final 7 ff.). First edition. Du Ryer's was the => first vernacular translation of the entire Koran (L'Alcoran de Mahomet, 1647, the third Western translation), and the basis for many following editions in various languages, including this => first ever complete English version published just two years later. Despite never having attended university, André Du Ryer (ca. 1580–1660) became an accomplished orientalist and translator, credited with introducing Persian literature to Europe (Gulist?n, 1634). Appointed French vice-consul to Alexandria in 1623, he studied Arabic and Turkish in situ for years, collecting oriental manuscripts on trips with the French ambassador, for whom he was an interpreter and later counselor. In Istanbul, the sultan also made Du Ryer his ambassador extraordinary to France. Woodcut headpieces and initials decorate the text, which is entirely in English, printed in roman and italic with sidenotes. The book closes with "The life and death of Mahomet, the prophet of the Turks, and author of the Alcoran" (pp. 395–407), but does not include the final, discrete article called for by ESTC, "A needfull caveat of admonition for them who desire to know what use may be made of, or if there be danger in reading the Alcoran," by Alexander Ross. Wing (rev. ed.), K747; ESTC R200453; Thomason, E.553[3]. On Du Ryer's translation, see: Hamilton, André Du Ryer and oriental studies in seventeenth-century France (2004), ch. 4. Contemporary full calf paneled in gilt with gilt corner fleurons; rebacked to style. Extremities rubbed revealing boards below at corners; spine chipped at head. Lacking final 7 ff. (apparently never bound in). Mild age-toning throughout., closed tear in outer margin of two leaves, and a few stains; occasional marginalia and underlining in red.

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        Las tres musas del Melodino

      Enrique Valente de Olivera, Lisba 1649 - Francisco Manuel de Melo (1608-1666) escritor, político y militar portugués. Dramaturgo y poeta en castellano representante de la literatura barroca peninsular. Como militar español luchó en Flandes. Estas Tres Musas se dividen en "El arpa de Melpomene", "La citara de Erato" y "La tiorba de Polyimnia", la primera en sonetos, la segunda en romances y la tercera en metros. Se trata de un libro rarísimo en el mercado, perfectamente consevado y con espléndida encuadernación. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Romaigne, le Bolognese, le Ferrarois.

      Incisione in rame, mm 192x147. Tratta dalla rara opera "Parallela geographica Italiae veteris et novae". Ottimo esemplare ben conservato, carta lievemente arrossata. Faini-Maioli "La Romagna nella cartografia a stampa?", n. 12.

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        Provincia Romana Cum confinjis

      Carta geografica del territorio della provincia romana cappuccina comprendente quasi per intero il Lazio. In questa carta sono raffigurati con vedute prospettiche di fantasia tutti i centri in cui si trova il convento dell'Odine. Margine graduato su tutto il perimetro. Alla carta è allegato un foglio con ricca cornice incisa anch'essa su lastra di rame in ove si riassumono i luoghi in cui i frati erano presenti nella provincia mm 220x315

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        De Architectura libri X. Cum notis, castigationibus & observationibus... -

      Amsterdam, Elzevir, 1649.In-folio picc. M. pelle dell?800, dorso con fregi oro; lievi abrasioni. Bel frontespizio inc. e diverse silografie n.t. (6), 30, (2), 272, (28), 164, 69, (3) pp.; fioriture sparse. ?unica edizione elzeviriana, molto apprezzata a suo tempo per la modernità dell?impostazione editoriale. Contiene eruditi commenti, tra cui quello del Barbaro e di Philandri, e interessanti aggiunte, quali il Lexicon Vitruvianum di Bernardino Baldi e la Pictura di Leon Battista Alberti. Berlin Kat. 1817. Fowler 417. Cicognara 726: «Questa è fra le edizioni di questo classico la più ricca di opuscoli Vitruviani riprodotti con nitidezza d'impressione e correzione nei testi...». Willems 1097: «Magnifique édition...». A scholarly edition, the only one printed by Elzevir, with the commentaries by Philander and Barbaro and interesting additions. Engr. title and many woodcuts in the text. 19th century half calf; some foxing.

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        J. A. Comenii Ianua Linguarum reserata [ Janua Linguarum ], cum Graeca versione Theodori Simonii holsati, innumeris in locis emendata a Stephano Curcellaeo : Qui etiam Gallicam novam adjunxit

      Elzevier 1649 1 vol. in-12 reliure d'époque pleine peau retournée, Apud Ludovicum Elzevirium [ Elzevier ], 1649, 12 ff. n. ch., 266-268 pp. Edition elzévirienne latin-grec-français du plus fameux ouvrage de Comenius, qui connut un succès fantastique : en 1000 petites phrases, il présente l'essentiel du savoir linguistique. Etat satisfaisant (manque en coiffes et mq. de peau au second plat, page de titre découpée en queue sans atteinte au texte, intéressant exemplaire par ailleurs). Latin

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        Comitatus Tirolis. Grafschaft Tirol.

      Frankfurt am Main. 1649 Incisione su rame di dimensioni 31,5x29 cm. Carta raffigurante la contea del Tirolo. Si tratta di una riduzione di quella realizzata nel 1605 dall?Ygl, da cui si differenzia per un tratto più morbido e per l?inserimento di ridondanti simboli araldici. Si trova in ?Topographia Provinciarum Austriacarum?. L?autore Matthäus Merian studiò l?arte tipografica a Parigi e fu poi attivo a Francoforte come editore e cartografo. Scheda bibliografica tratta da ?Il territorio trentino-tirolese nell?antica cartografia? di Gino Tomasi, scheda n. 39. In vendita in cornice.

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